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At a Glance

City Commission
meeting planned
The regular city commis-
sion meeting for August has
been moved to tonight Thurs-
day, August 21. Meetings begin
at 7.p.m. at City Hall.

Learn how to start a
small business
The Small Business Devel-
opment Center of Florida Gulf
Coast University presents Fre-
quently Asked Questions about
Starting a Business, Tuesday,
August 26, at Florida Commu-
nity Bank, from 1-3 p.m. This
free seminar will answer the
who, what, when where and
why of starting a business, re-
view budgets and explain ac-
cess to capital. To register call
Sean Moore at 863-517-0097 or
email spmoore@fgcu.edu.

Ready to jump start
your business?
Real Entrepreneurship
through Action Learning
(REAL) is a unique "active
learning" program for those
interested in starting or ex-
panding a small business in
rural areas of southern Florida.
Participants will identify and
develop necessary business
skills; search and locate small
business opportunities in the
community; and prepare a
business plan (including a
marketing plan and financial
projections).
Local professionals such as
bankers, attorneys and CPAs
will" participate as part of the
Community Support Team.
Initial cost is $100, but $90 will
be refunded upon completion.
Classes start in LaBelle Sept. 8.
For more information contact
Sean Moore 863-517-00971 or
e-mail spmoore@fgcu.edu.

Relay for Life
Mark your calendar for Au-
gust 26! Your Relay For Life of
LaBelle will host an Early Bird
Celebration from 5:30-6:30
p.m. at Flora and Ella's. For one
night only sign your team up at
a discount of $75! There will
be drinks and pie for returning
and new team captains. Team
captains will receive packets
and a special gift for signing up
early and will be entered to win
a tent for Relay!

Home workshop set
A Homebuyer Education
Workshop will be presented'
August 28, from 5-8 p.m. by
Aida Barnhart, Hendry Coun-
ty SHIP. Florida Community
Bank' will host the workshop
as an ongoing credit counsel-
ing service. The program and
workshops will help guide you
through the process of buying
a home.
Special guest speakers in-
clude Kristina Kulpa, Hendry
County Property Appraiser, Lin-
da Oswald, Perry Redish Insur-
ance Agency. The presentation
will take place at Florida Com-
munity Bank Training Room,
155 N. Bridge Street LaBelle.
Loan Officer Susan Vaughan,
FCB Loan Officer is the spon-
sor. Refreshments provided..
Pre-register: Susan Vaughan
863.675.1313 or sconley@flori-
dacommunitybank.net. Child
care is not provided.

See Page 2 for information about
how to contact the newspaper.

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Heart Song: Making the connection


Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
Debbie Misotti offers life, as close to their natural habitat as possible, for unwanted
and often abused or neglected monkeys. Gibbons, like this one, and other monkey are
provided with everything they heed for a healthy and happy life.

Facility rescues at-risk primates


By Patty Brant
Caloosa Belle
It's in the eyes. Expression,
emotion, understanding, de-
spair, love. That isn't just true
for humans, though. It's a trait
shared with other primates.
Debbie Misotti looks into
the eyes of the monkeys in her
charge and sees their joy, their
pain, their confusion at the hor-
rors heaped on them by their
human owners.
Debbie has dedicated her
life to saving as many of these
beautiful creatures as she can.
Her compound, the Talkin'
Monkeys Project, is a sanctuary
for these scarred but resilient
creatures so like us.
Located in Pioneer Planta-
tion, the Talkin' Monkeys Proj-
ect provides safe harbor in a
setting as close to each ani-
mal's natural habitat as Debbie
can make it.
They are housed in spacious
cages with sturdy roofs and
special night homes attached.
These night homes are built as
comfortable, sleeping quarters
but also as storm shelters, able
to withstand 200 m.p.h. winds
and are equipped with both
heat and fans. The day cages
have a wind resistance of 150
m.p.h.
With three PhDs (environ-
mental science and socio-
biology from the Monterrey:
Institute of Graduate Studies


and biology from the Univer-
sity of West Virginia) Debbie is
a virtual walking encyclopedia
of knowledge on primates and
many other subjects as well.
Bamboo is a favorite of all
her monkeys. Some prefer it
for bedding, some for food.
She has planted great numbers
of bamboo, taking care to only
use the type that grows in con-
tained clumps, not the running
kind that can be detrimental to
the Florida environment.
The compound is a mini-
habitat for monkeys with 115
varieties of bamboo, some of
it quite rare, She said bamboo
is much more efficient than
other trees at removing carbon
dioxide from the air and is very
hurricane resistant. Debbie also
has planted rare palms at the
site.
The project is as self-reliant
as possible. They have planted
fruit trees, compost kitchen
waste and make their own
mulch as they replace trees.
The Talkin' Monkeys Proj-
ect has some 30-35 volunteers.
However, only four of them
are from Hendry County at
this time. The unique creatures
who call the compound home
quickly find a place in people's
hearts, so volunteers drive for
many miles to keep up that
connection with them.
Debbie and her husband
,Tom, who is a project manager
for Owen-Ames Kimball, start-


ed the Talkin' Monkeys Project
with just one volunteer out of
Ft. Lauderdale, where Debbie
'still works two days a week.
Volunteers perform many,
tasks including cleaning the
cages, preparing food, feeding
the animals and helping care
for any special needs.
Thirteen-year-old Shawrina
Wasylyk has been a volunteer
there for four years. She ap-
peared at the project one day
four years ago asking to se6 the
monkeys. Debbie has learned
to be skeptical of visitors to the
compound and told Shawnna
that it's not a zoo where the an-
imals are on display. It's these
animals' home. Many have a
history of being abused and are
highly sensitive to outsiders.
She explained that she needed
volunteers but that a lot is re-
quired of them to help nurture
these helpless creatures broken
in body and spirit.
Shawnna left; but surprised
Debbie by returning ten min-
utes later with her parents.
Debbie explained everything
again, including the commit-
ment required of volunteers.
The result is that Shawnna
and her mother, Kate, have
been volunteers there for four
years now and have developed
a deep connection to the mon-
keys. In fact. Shawnna took over
the care and.feeding of a baby
See Monkeys Page 2


Retreat creates summer fun


Eighty-eight. children and
youth from all over Florida
came together for two weeks
of fun, food and fellowship at
Riverside Retreat.
Thirty-five counselors plus
a support staff of cooks, mu-
sicians, pastors and nurses
made sure everyone was hap-
py, healthy and moving to the
beat.
The campers were in-
troduced to environmental
awareness from the first meal,
as scraps were collected and
weighed.
The first meal, there was 25
pounds of waste from 65 youth
and leaders. After the first few
meals, the waste dropped to


below ten pounds!
Children and youth enjoyed
outdoor recreation every day
and discovered that being un-
plugged from all the electronic
wizardry of today's culture can
be fun and quite enjoyable.
Making smores, climbing
dirt piles and creating hoop
houses times four, were all part
of the plan to increase activity,
encourage relationships and
build team.
Daily Bible study, evening
worship and morning praise
times brought campers and
counselors into a closer rela-
tionship with God.
Riverside Retreat is one of
the few camps that offers a


week of residential camping
for children as young as second
,grade.
They provide one week of
residential camping for rising
second fourth graders and a
second week for junior and se-
nior high youth.
Located just ten miles from
LaBelle, Riverside Retreat also
provides year round facilities
for local and national groups to
come and enjoy their own pro-
gramming.
If you would like to find out
more about Riverside Retreat,
you can contact the camp of-
fice at 863-675-0334 or check
out the web page at www.
flumcamps.org.


Fay lacks


hefty

By Patty Brant
Caloosa Belle
By and large Hendry Count
weathered Tropical Storm Fa
just fine.
The tropical storm crept u
from the south packing driving
rain and high winds, although
it never officially reached hui
ricane status. One report of
roof coming off a mobile hom
in Montura and some minor
flooding seem to be the onl
damage reports.
Still, according to Ron Zim
merly, Hendry County Directc
of Grants and Special Projects
Fay's winds may have hit 8
m.p.h. in Clewiston at Air
glades.
However the average wa
around 60 m.p.h. Rainfa
amounts are also sketchy wit
at least one unsubstantiated re
port at 8 inches.
What is sure is that man
Hendry County residents are ir
undated with water once agail
Sheetflow will be causing folk
some problems for sever;
more days to come, especial]
in North LaBelle.
Tuesday just over 4,000 lo
cal residents lost power. FP
reported 3,000 Hendry Couni
customers *without electric
ity. Another 950 Glades Electri
customers were without pov
er; 350 for Lee County Electri


punch

Co-op and 50 for Clewiston
Utilities. Crews returned power
to most by Tuesday night.
ty Shelters at LaBelle Middle
l School, Clewiston Middle
School and West Glades El-
P ementary School (for Persons
g with Special Needs) opened
h Monday evening. Only about a
r- total of 50 people sought shel-
a ter overnight.
e By Tuesday afternoon,
)r LaBelle Middle School was
y closed. CMS was to stay open
till 6 p.m. to allow people time
- to check their homes in harder-
)r hit Clewiston and return if nec-
s, essary. The WGES closing was
0 to follow.
r- Public safety workers were
challenged by leaks in the roof
is at the Emergency Operations
ll Center (EOC), located in the
h conference room at the Hen-
e- dry County Sheriff's Office in
LaBelle.
y Construction on the long-
n- awaited new EOC, to be lo-
n. cated near the C-43 reservoir
's project, is expected to begin in
al September.
ly Gov. Jeb Bush had prom-
ised funding f6r the new fa-
D- cility when he visited LaBelle
'L after Hurricane Wilma and wit-
ty nessed the cramped quarters
c- at the sheriff's office. However,
ic funding did not materialize Lin-
v- til recently with some $4 mil-
ic lion;in grant monies.


County charts



new course


By Patty Brant
Caloosa Belle
Since 1997, the 'Hendry
County Economic Develop-
ment Council (EDC) has been
tasked with seeking out and at-
tracting business and industry
interested in coming to Hendry
County and to make that hap-
pen as quickly and easily as
possible.
Janice Groves has been the
EDC executive director since
the summer of 1999, but recent-
ly the board of county commis-
sioners decided it wants to take
a new direction with economic
development.
County Commissioner Dar-
rell Harris said the board is not
sure at this time just what that
direction might be. The current
arrangement will continue till.


the end of the fiscal year, Sept.
30. However, the commission-
ers have opted fold the duties
of the EDC into the Grants and
Special Districts Department,
under Ron Zimmerly.
EDC Executive Director Jan-
ice Groves and her assistant
Estella Hernandez will not be
kept on.
Mr. Zimmerly has been with
the county for seven years and
said he has never served on the
EDC board, although he said,
he has tried to attend as many
meetings are possible.
The ECD was originally en-
dowed with $1 million from
the county, but that amount
has dwindled over the years to
$127,000. Commissioner Harris
said, after this coming year, the
See EDC Page 3


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Fun, food and fellowship were the orders of the day at
Riverside Retreat for a two-week camp. Campers learned
life lessons including environmental sensitivity and prob-
lem solving.


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Human-like gibbons, like Stitches and Monkeyboy, are lifetime mates.


Monkeys
Continued From Page 1
spider monkey named Koan. In-
jured by mother monkeys fight-
ing over him as the last baby to
be taken away in a zoo, Koan
needed lots of attention and was
referred to Talkin' Monkeys by
the Wildlife Commission. Debbie
couldn't give the baby the time
and personal attention it needed,
so Shawnna filled in. Now the
two have a special bond.
Debbia makes sure each
monkey has enrichmentss" ac-
tivities or toys geared for that
particular species. For instance,
Capuchins hunt for food in the
wild, so their food is hidden in
boxes every day to be found by
the monkeys. Each type of mon-
key has daily projects geared to
its special needs. This isn't just a
"warehouse" for animals. Debbie
makes sure they are kept active
mentally and physically.
Just like children, every year
they get their immunization
shots, which help protect them
from diseases they can contract
from humans.
The Talkin' Monkeys Project
is an educational primate sanc-
tuary and welcomes students
including college level students
doing observation and evalua-
tion projects on primates.
Debbie herself continues to
learn from her monkeys. Work-
ing to understand them, Deb-
bie placed two different species,
from different parts of the world,
together in one cage to observe
how they interacted. It was the
first time these two species had
l_ ever been housed together. It
worked out beautifully and Deb-
bie wrote a paper documenting
how the animals two spider
monkeys and two gibbons, a
male and female of each coex-
isted.
Debbie is happy to give pre-
sentations to schools and civic
groups. She also lectures at col-
leges on her cognitive studies of
primates.
As Debbie knows each ani-
mal's preferences, she also
knows each one's story. Each
has been abused, neglected or
was to be "culled" from a zoo
or breeders because they are too
old to procreate or otherwise
"undesirable."
Her life's work began in ear-


nest after coming to Florida from
Maryland. She started work at
Parrot World in Miami where
she fell in love with a black gib-
bon named Abby. Unfortunately,
Abby did not return the affection,
frustrating Debbie greatly. She
had been trying to get through to
Abby for some time, but nothing
worked.
One day Abby was agitated
and pulled on Debbie, smashing
her into the metal cage. Gibbons
are very strong and the impact
hurt Debbie's head so she made
her way through the crowd, away
from the scene. She encountered
an old man who had seen the in-
cident and asked how she was,
then asked her why she loved
gibbons.
After her recent ordeal, Deb-
bie thought for a moment then
replied, "because they sing."
"Yes," said the man, "they
sing."
That's when Debbie said it hit
her. She ran back to the cage and
began to sing to Abby a lullaby
she hadn't sung since she lost her
son.
Abby responded and began
to sing, too what Debbie calls
a "heart song." At that moment,
the two bonded and became
very close. One of the tragedies
of Debbie's life is that, when
Abby was in need, she wasn't
able to save her. Abby was even-
tually sent to another location"
Where she was housed outside
in a cage. She died when a tree
fell on the cage during Hurricane
Wilma.
Another of Debbie's rescuees
was the victim of a bad divorce.
The husband's pet, he ended up
with the ex-wife who hated the
poor creature. No one knows
exactly what she did to him, but.
for a year only Debbie's husband
Tom could work with him. Fi-
nally, trust was restored and he.
bonded with Debbie. Now they
are best friends.
One of Debbie's most pitiful
cases, Rocco, a white faced Ca-
puchin, was victimized by a man
on drugs his owner's boyfriend.
Enraged when the monkey bit
him, the man pulled the animal's
teeth out with pliers, breaking
the jaw and leaving the monkey
permanently disfigured. When
Debbie got him he was malnour-
ished and his skin peeled off with
his unchanged diaper, revealing
infection to the bone, Trauma-
tized, he continues to exhibit ex-
tremely aggressive behavior but


Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant


is safe and well cared for.
Gibbons are especially hu-
man-like. They mate for life and
openly show affection for each
other. One of Debbie's gibbons,
Stitches, had 20 babies during
her life but was never allowed to
raise one. Past her child-bearing
years, Stitches lives with her mate
now in Debbie's haven. Every
morning they get up and hug'
each other, holding hands as they
begin their day together.
As with humans, you never
know just what to expect from
these incredible creatures and
last week Stitches amazed every-
one by giving birth to a prema-
ture baby named Dobby.
At first all went well, Stitches,
was a good mother, but then she
turned on the tiny baby and Deb-
bie had to take the helpless little
creature away. Examined by a
veterinarian, the baby seems to
be in good reasonably health. He
is being given the best medicine
available extra care and love.
The Talkin' Monkeys Project is
a 501 3c non-profit and actively
seeks donations for their special
work. RC Hatton packing house
in South Bay donates fruits and
vegetables for the Talkin' Mon-
keys and they have received sev-
eral donations of building mate-
rials that help defray the cost of
cages.
Debbie said the project would
not be possible without her vol-
unteers and without generous
donations from caring people.
Debbie is also quite the scaven-
ger, making use of all sorts of
castoff items..
Debbie is concerned about
primates throughout the world
and has pledged to donate part
of the donations she receives this
year to the first animal rescue
shelter ever in Nepal, which is jn
the planning stages now.
The Misottis are also involved
with their human environment as
members of the Hendry County
Economic Development Council.
Debbie also serves on the board
of the Hendry-Glades Leadership
Program.
.Debbie's 20 years with apes
and monkeys have opened her
eyes and her heart to their spe-
cial humanity and vulnerability.
She is hoping that others will see
the acute need of these special
creatures and help as well.
If you would like to donate to
the Talkin' .Monkeys Project, you
can check out 'their Web site at
www.talkinmonkeysproject.org.


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All types of monkeys find ref- Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
uge at the Talkin' Monkeys Volunteers Shawnna Wasylyk, her mom Kate and Debbie pre-
Project. pare to feed their friends.


CHANGE BEGINS AT THE TOP!

I am Phillip Pelletier and I have been a
Hendry County resident for 35 years. I
have constantly served the community
those years by volunteering my time and
leadership. To learn more about me,
please visit my website,
www.pelletier4pa.com.

I am the ONLY candidate with a Plan for
change. And I have the backbone to make
the decisions necessary to implement that
change. I have both the construction and
management experience that Will help me
turn the Property Appraiser's office in the
accurate, professional and courteous envi-
ronment it should be.

My current position as Director, Secretary and Chief Financial Officer of
Hendry-LaBelle Recreation. Board proves that I can manage the office of
Property Appraiser. I manage personnel, including hiring, firing, discipline and
rewards. I prepare and manage the limited budget of the Board by serving as
general contractor for all new projects and project manager for new parks and
facilities built through local and grant funding. The finances are audited by the
State every year and no internal exceptions have been made.

I have six years experience and education in the Property Appraiser's office as
commercial, agricultural and residential Appraiser. As Administrative
Assistant, I trained personnel in all appraisal areas. I earned the designation
of Certified Florida Evaluator from the Florida Department of Revenue, by suc-
cessfully completing the necessary courses with the International Association
of Assessing Officers.

1I will not value your property based on' speculative sales. I will not '"chase
sales." Values will.be set by my office, not the Department oLRevenue. The
tax roll must be certified and approved by the DOR based on the Property
Appraiser's valuation. I have proven that I can defend the tax roll values to the
DOR by explaining our local situations.

I believe that members of all our communities within the county should feel
equally important and fairly treated, and that each and every county govern-
mental agency should strive to work together for the good of the whole coun-
ty. I can help make these things happen with your vote and God's grace,

JOKE OF THE WEEK To see how your home is appraised, go to my website,
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Political advertisement paid for and approved by Phillip L. Pelletler, Democrat, for Hendry County Property Appraiser






Caloosa Belle, Thursday, August 21, 2008 3


EDC
Continued From Page 1
county will have to begin funding
.the council through its annual
'budget. It's a prospect that has
the commissioners concerned
.since tax revenues are drying up.
The EDC board of directors
'will remain intact. Chairman
Kevin Thomas said he doesn't
'believe the county has solidified
its idea on changing the EDC's
,direction as yet.
: He does believe it may be
part of the county's attempt to
prepare for the ramifications of
the USSC-water management
deal. He feels the county may be
considering hiring a large firm or
"head hunter" to redirect its'ef-
forts.
The EDC board of directors


has some 15 active members
and 55 members.
Mr. Thomas has been a mem-
ber for three years. He said during
that time Ms. Groves has worked
very hard to attract business to
Airglades Industrial Park but has
not been successful. He said he
feels Airglades holds the county's
best opportunity for real develop-
ment since Clewiston is pretty
well land locked and LaBelle has
little industrial property.
However, he said Airglades In-
dustrial Park is a very complicat-
ed issue encompassing a lack of
water and sewer infrastructure,
drainage issues and the need
for updating an entrance bridge
from US 27. You just start to
work on one issue, he said, and
find that there's a chain reaction
complicating it.
He said Airglades remains a
good possibility for growth be-


cause of its proximity to trans-
portation like US 27 and rail lines
as well as its central location in
the state.
"The board is anxious to see
where the county takes us on
this," he concluded.
During her time as EDC execu-
tive director, Ms, Groves has been
instrumental in bringing several
businesses to Hendry County in-
cluding Primate Products, which
raises primates for research and
trains personnel.
She said she helped them lo-
cate appropriate property in the
extreme southern end of the
county and remains in contact
with the company to help when
necessary.
She also helped bring Florida
Rock to Industrial Loop in La-
Belle as well as working, mainly
behind the scenes, to make in-
formation on Hendry County's


Arrest reports
LaBelle caine no bond. bodily harm or disability and im-
On August 13 Michael Richard Jake Brandon Edgar, 27, was proper exhibition of a firearm or
Chadwick, 37, was arrested and arrested August 11 and charged deadly weapon. Deputy Nathan
charged with aggravated assault with carrying a concealed weap- Kirk was arresting officer.
with a deadly weapon with no in- on and grand larceny of a firearm. Ignacio Alverez, 55, was ar-
tent to kill. Deputy Jackie Garrett Inv. Robert Archer was arresting rested August 15 and charged
whs arresting officer. officer. with a non moving traffic viola-
On August 13, a 15-year-old ju- Manuel Lopez, 52, was .ar- tion no valid driver's license and
venile was arrested and charged rested August 11 and charged possession of cocaine. Deputy J.
with battery, assault causing bodi- with larceny theft $300-$5,000. Woods was arresting officer.
ly harm or disability. Deputy Greg Inv. Aaron Angell was arresting A 15-year-old juvenile 'was
Henderson was arresting officer. officer. arrested August 16 and charged
Ella Rene Wo'odard, 37, was Bardet Beckworth, 19, was ar- with burglary of a structure/con-
arrested August 14 and charged rested August 11 and charged on veyance unarmed without a per-
with battery on, a person 65 or a warrant for VOP: felony or com- son inside and petit larceny first
older. Sgt. S. Reed was arresting munity control. Deputy Bonnie degree $100-$300. Deputy J. Hurt
officer. Weaver was arresting officer. was arresting officer.
Bubba Wayne O'Conner, Gabriel Trevino, 19, was ar-
34, was arrested August 13 and Clewiston rested August 12 and charged
charged with burglary of a struc- Frederick Smith Dixon, 18, was with attempting to flee/elude a
ture/conveyance unarmed with- arrested August 15 and charged law enforcement with lights and
out a person inside and petit with aggravated assault with a siren active and a non-moving
larceny second offense. Deputy deadly weapon with no intent to traffic violation no valid driver's
Keith Bennett was arresting of- kill, aggravated battery causing license.,
ficer.. bodily harm or disability and im- Keynesta Pourch, 23, was ar-
Curtis Wade King, 47, was ar- proper exhibition of a firearm or rested August 12 and charged
rested August 13 and charged on deadly weapon. Deputy Nathan with battery touch/strike and
a warrant from St. Lucie County Kirk was arresting officer., burglary of a structure/convey-
for VOP reckless driving. Cpl. 01- Latosha Latisha Spaulding, ance unarmed without a person
vera was arresting officer. 26, was arrested August 15 and inside.
Theresa Marie Vanord, 45, was charged with aggravated assault Deputy Terri Hessler was ar-
arrested August 13 and charged with a deadly weapon with no in- resting officer.
with VOP: felony or community tent to kill and aggravated battery A 15-year-old juvenile was
control. Sgt. Carmona was arrest- causing bodily harm or disability, arrested August 11 and charged
ing officer. Deputy Nathan Kirk was arresting with aggravated assault with a
Mark Lopez, 29, was arrested officer. deadly weapon without intent to
'August 12 and charged as a fugi-. A 17-year-old juvenile was ar- kill. Sgt. Juan Soto was arresting
tive from justice with five warrants rested August 15 and charged with officer.
from Hamilton County. Deputy L. battery causing bodily harm. Josephs Sylvester, 50, was ar-
Cora was arresting officer. A 16-year-old juvenile was ar- rested August 11 and charged
James Tennant Riddell, 30, was rested August 15 and charged as a principal in the first degree,
arrested August 12 and charged with aggravated assault with a carrying a concealed firearm and
,as a fugitive from justice from Lee deadly weapon with no intent to disorderly intoxication.
County VOP: possession of co- kill, aggravated battery causing, Sgt. Soto was arresting officer;


assets available to prospective
businesses and facilitate their
needs. It's not an exact science,
she notes.
,She said over the years she
has worked with a lot of different
companies, disseminating infor-
mation about this area and put-


ting our best food forward.
Serving as a facilitator, Janice
also takes prid in her role in help-
ing to bring the Hendry-Glades
Leadership Program to fruition.
She is also proud of helping
to get the Education Center of
Southwest Florida, Inc., going.


She said she and ECSWF board
member Geri Yoraschek wrote
the first grant application for the
vo-tech, which has since trained
many people in business skills.
The school is looking forward to
a permanent facility in the South
LaBelle Community annex.


HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY TAXES


2004/2005


2006/2 007


$15.1 Million


$23.9 Million


An $8.7 million dollar increase


Do you know where your money went?





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A OPINION Caloosa Belle, Thursday, August 21, 2008:


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will be published in the newspaper as space permits.
POP WARNER PLAYERS: This statement is in reference to Pop
Warner Football and the way some of the kids are treated. At sign-up
and medical the kids are put in a certain weight and age class, after
they go thru almost 10 hours of practice they are then put on a scale
again and told that if they do not meet proper weight they will not be
able to play. They can, however, sit on the bench with the team if they
are only about 4 lbs. overweight.
However, any more then that they will not have that honor either.
I have to wonder if they even bother to think how a child feels when
they are picked last or not picked at all to play on a team because of
a weight issue. And then to even have the nerve to ask a child to sit
on the bench and watch the rest of the kids play is inhumane. I will
not be able to put a child in a position where they feel they are being
punished because of their weight.

BE ACCOUNTABLE; BEAR YOUR OWN BURDEN: Although
we live in a residential neighborhood people still have the audacity to
dump garbage within yards of our home. There have been mattresses,
shingles from a re-roof, a motorcycle and the list goes on. Our heirs
already have an uphill environmental battle without the' nuisance of
littering.
Recently, someone discarded 12 five-gallon buckets of oil. Whom-
ever ignorantly dumped 60 + gallons of hazardous material where our
children play should be ashamed. If you are too cheap and lazy to
properly dispose of material as required by law then get out off the
business.
Littering in general is offensive, but when you dump pets/animals
that is appalling! I am quite aware of the economy, but if you can no
longer afford your pet or you're tired of them then have the decency to
find them a new home'or take them to the humane society. It doesn't
cost you a thing to be responsible although being negligent can cost
the animal their life.


Financial Tip: Invest for


growth,
Just a few years
mists were talking
possible re-emergenc
nomic phenomenon
in many decades: d
declining prices of
services. Recently, ho'
tion has risen from ex
levels, driven largely b
energy and grocery
consumer, you might
fects of inflation by dri
by cutting back on c
of food. But as an in'
can you do to help
financial assets from
chasing power?
Your first step is t
of how inflation. affect
types of investments.
For example, if yo'
be a "risk-averse" in
i might have'built a po
heavy with bonds and
of deposit (CDs) -
same types of fixed
ments are actually th
are most. susceptible
On the other hand,
the long term, have
outpaced inflation.
In fact, over the pa
stocks have shown
return of more than
compared to an avera
rate of about three p
cording to Ibbotson A
financial services rese
Of course, as you'"
heard, "past perform
guarantee of. future
any given year, the ii
could be higher tha
market's return, and,
could lose some or
principal by investing
Nonetheless, if yoi
overall portfolio to st
inflation, you almo
will need some expo
growth potential four
You may be able to
risk level by buying qi
holding them for the


rising income
ago, econo- and including them in a portfo-
about the lio that also contains bonds, U.S.
e of an eco- Treasury securities and other in-
not seen vestments.
deflation, or In creating an investment strat-
goods and egy to fight inflation, you'll also
wever, infla- need to factor in your stage of life.
tremely low During your working years, you
by increased probably count on your salary,,
prices. As a more than your investment port-
fight the ef- folio, to help meet your living ex-
riving less or penses. So as long as your wages
certain types keep pace with inflation, you may
vestor, what be able to focus your investment
keep your efforts on accumulating the assets
losing ,pur- you'll need to enjoy a comfortable
retirement lifestyle. But when you
o be aware actually reach retirement, you'll
cts different almost certainly need to draw on
your portfolio as 'a major source
u've tried to of income which means you'll
ivestor, you need to pay a lot of attention to
rtfolio that's inflation. Consider this: If inflation
d certificates rises three percent a year, then ev-
- yet these erything you buy today could cost
lrate ones that twice as much in 24 years. And
e nes flation, since you could easily spend two
stocks, over or three decades in retirement,
sinificantly you can see just how much infla-
signi n tion could threaten your standard

ast 80 years of living.
ant averae Consequently, during your
10 percent retirement years, you'll need
age inflation to invest for rising. income. You
percent, ac- may be able to get some of this.
Associates, a income through dividend-paying'
*arch firm. stocks; some of these compa-
re no doubt nies have actually increased their
nance is no dividend every year for 20 or 25
results." In years. (Keep in mind, though,
inflation rate that dividends can be increased,
n the stock decreased or eliminated at any
in fact, you time without notice.) You also
your entire may want to consider certain
in stocks., types of inflation-adjusted Trea-
u want your sury bonds.
ay ahead of You can't control inflation. But
st certainly you can help tame its effects -
osure to the by investing for growth and rising
id in stocks. income.
lower your This article was written by Ed-
uality stocks, ward Jones for use by your local
e long term Edward Jones Financial Advisor.


Letters to the Editor


Dear Glades County
Residents:
You may have heard rumors
concerning revenue to Glades
County via gambling, and I would
like to offer this for your examina-
tion:
John Austin Collier brought
me the concept of pursuing rev-
enue through legalized gaming in
Glades County, and I gave it a lot
of thought. I contacted residents
whose opinions I respect and
was overwhelmingly encouraged
to present the idea for consider-
ation.
In the meantime, I was con-
tacted by the Okeechobee News,
provided my written response,
gave a telephone interview, part
of which was included in the ar-
ticle Commissioner Beck referred
to July 28, 2008 at the end of the
Glades County Board of County
Commissioners Meeting, tran-
scribed here from the Clerk's tape
of the meeting:
Paul Beck: "I have just one,
little brief item-this article ap-
peared in the Okeechobee' News
last week where it says, "Glades
considers gambling" and that
uhh...
They talked to Commissioner
Storter on that about gambling
and to none of the rest of the
commissioners here so I think
pretty good little misnomer by the
newspaper over there on that.
The only thing'that, on the
gambling that I would say that if,
for one thing it is nothing to the
commission one way or the oth-
er. We did not move on it we did
not vote on it."
However earlier, Mr. Beck,
without Board direction, with-


out the presence of the County
Manager, visited Seminole Tribal
Council members and discussed
gambling:
Excerpt from Official Minutes
of January 8, 2008 Glades County
Board of County Commissioners
meeting agenda item 14:
14. Consider a Resolution of
Cooperation with the Seminole
Tribe of Florida:
Chairman Beck stated he had
met with Roger Smith, Tribal
Council, and discussed the need
for the County and the Seminole
Tribe to work together in the
planning and development for
their new gambling facilities. He
stated he had invited several Trib-
al Council members to attend the
next day meeting in February. He
stated he would like the Board to
draft a Resolution of Cooperation
to be presented to them at this
meeting.
Vice Chairman Echols stated
would like to see the relations be-
tween the Tribe and the County
improve. He stated it would ben-
efit both to have these type of dis-
cussions.
No motion was needed It was
the consensus of the Board to
have County Manager Taylor draft
a Resolution of Cooperation be-
tween the County and the Semi-
nole Tribe of Florida.
When I presented the gam-
bling revenue idea before the
Glades County Commission, I was
addressing the Governor's OTTED
representative. Legalized gaming
in Glades County was only one of
the fourteen (14) talking points I
proposed for economic stimuli to
help Glades County recover from
the expected recessional impact
of 'the Sugar-Water deal. All of


Goals for U.S. Sugar Corporation land acquisition


WEST PALM BEACH, FL -
The South Florida Water Manage-
ment District's (SFWMD) restora-
tion goals to revive the "River of
Grass" are ambitious: Clean the
water before it reaches the Ever-
glades and store enough water to
minimize harmful discharges to
the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee
rivers and estuaries.
In an update to its Governing
Board on Wednesday, 'District
staff presented an overview of
concepts to incorporate vital wa-
ter storage and treatment on vast
tracts of agricultural land if nego-
tiations to acquire the land and'
assets of the U.S. Sugar Corpora-
tion are successful.
"This acquisition represents
an unprecedented opportunity
to protect and restore the Ever-
glades in a way we never antici-
pated," said Kenneth Ammon,
District Deputy Executive Director
for Everglades Restoration. "The
increased flexibility provided by
these lands will present a suite of
restoration options and will work
to build upon and enhance the
federal/state partnership known
as the Comprehensive Everglades
Restoration Plan."
On June 24, 2008, Florida Gov-


ernor Charlie Crist announced a
strategy to purchase vast tracts of
land south of Lake Okeechobee
to protect and restore America's
Everglades and Florida's coastal
estuaries.
Benefits from the land acquisi-
tion would include:
Major improvements in the
volume and delivery of water to
the Everglades.
Preventing tons of phosphorus
from entering the Everglades.
Increases in water storage to
reduce harmful freshwater dis-
charges from Lake Okeechobee
to Florida's coastal rivers and es-
tuaries.
* Eliminating the need for
"back-pumping" water into Lake
Okeechobee.
Enhancing the timing and de-
livery of cleaner water to the natu-
ral system.
Managing Lake Okeechobee
water levels within an ecologi-
cally desirable range.
Acquiring agricultural land
on which to build a highly engi-
neered network of managed stor-
age and treatment is intended to
better manage the timing and
quality of water delivered to the
Everglades. The District's prelimi-


Community Briefs,


Meetings to discuss
land acquisition
Florida's Office of Tourism,
Trade and Economic Develop-
ment, through its Rural Eco-
nomic Development Initiative
(REDI), will conduct community
meetings in the Glades area next
week. These initial facilitated
meetings are intended to offer lo-
cal communities the opportunity
to provide input on an economic
transition in light of the proposed
U.S. Sugar acquisition. Below are
the meeting dates and locations.
For more information on these
meetings, please contact REDI
representatives Diane Scholz (di-
ane.scholz@eog.myfloridacom /
(850) 487-2974) or Sherri Martin
(sherri.martin@eog.myflorida.
com /(850) 488-3280).
Community Meetings sched-
ule and locations:
Monday, August 25, 6-9 p.m. at
the Palm Beach Community Col-
lege, Belle Glade Campus, 1977
College Drive, Belle Glade, 33430
Wednesday, August 27, 6-9
p.m. in Moore Haven at the Doyle
Conner Ag Center, 900 South U.S.
Hwy 27, Moore Haven, 33471
Thursday, August 28, 2-5 p.m.
WesternHendry County Commu-
nity Meeting at the LaBelle Civic
Center, 481 W Hickpochee Av-
enue, LaBelle, 33935
Thursday, August 28, 6-9 p.m.
Eastern Hendry County Commu-
nity Meeting in Clewiston at the
John Boy Auditorium, 1200 South
WC. Owens Avenue, Clewiston,
33440.

Serve on Value
Adjustment Board
The Hendry County Board of
County Commissioners is seek-
ing a homeowner to serve on the
Hendry County Value Adjustment
Board (VAB), which meets to
hear appeals on property valua-


tion issues. Previously, the VAB
was composed of only elected of-
ficials. This year, the Florida Legis-
lature changed the law to require
that one of the five persons serv-
ing on the VAB must be an owner
of homestead property in Hendry
County. If you are interested in
serving, you should submit a let-
ter of interest to County Attorney
Mark Lapp at MLapp@Hendryfla.
net, P.O. Box 2340, LaBelle, FL
33975, or fax to 863-675-5317.
Letters must be received by Sept.
8: The only required qualification
is that you be an owner of home-
steaded property in Hendry Coun-
ty. Letters should also express any
other skills or experience that you
feel make you suited to serve on
the VAB,

Property Appraiser
extends hours
In order to accommodate
everyone in Hendry County the
Honorable Kristina Kulpa, Prop-
erty Appraiser will have addition-
al hours. These hours will be for
anyone that may have questions
regarding their accessed values,
exemptions or questions that may
apply to the Property Appraiser
regarding your TRIM Notice and
to those that have chosen to file
a petition.
Extended hours will be Thurs-
day, August 28, September 4, 11
and 18 until 6 p.m. and on Satur-
day, September 13, from 9 a.m. till
noon and will apply to both the
LaBelle and Clewiston offices.

Free vision screenings
Drs. Parrish and Youmans will
be doing "Back To School" vision
screenings for all Hendry and
Glades students through the 5th
grade during the month of Sep-
tember. Stop by their office at
100 N Moin Street any afternoon
between 3-4:30 p.m. No appoint-


nary restoration concepts include
creating one million acre-feet of
water storage south of the lake,
An acre-foot means one acre of
land covered by one foot of water.
That storage would be combined
with one million acre-feet of stor-
age north of the lake, as called
for by Florida's technical plan to
restore and protect the Northern
Everglades.
Along with storage, part of the
land would be used to provide
one million acre-feet of water
quality treatment on an average
annual basis. These additional
treatment 'wetlands would help,
improve the quality of water flow-
ing into the River of Grass. The
District currently operates 52,000
acres of stormwater treatment
wetlands that use plants to take
up nutrients from water flowing
into the Everglades.
The District is also evaluat-
ing concepts to include and/
or increase storage, treatment
and restoration in other water-
sheds, including the C-139 basin,
the S-4 basin and around Lake
Hicpochee, the headwaters of the
Caloosahatchee River.
The Governing Board also re-
ceived an update from staff on


ment necessary. For further infor-
mation call 675-0761.

Kids: Enter Youth
LivestockC alf Show
If you are 3-7 years of age and
are interested in showing a calf in,
the LaBelle Youth Livestock Pee
Calf Show in February, please
contact 'Marlene at 674-4092 for
an entry form and show rules.
The first 20 entry forms will be ac-
cepted and will be based on first
come first served basis.

Hope Hospice will

speak to your group
Hope Hospice and Communi-
ty Services seeks opportunities to
speak to civic groups, clubs and
churches about services provid-
ed and volunteer opportunities.
Speaker topics include:
Volunteering for Good Health
25 ways to Support Someone
Facing a Serious Illness
Advance Directives
Hospice 101 and Volunteering
Volunteer opportunities in-
clude:
Providing companionship to
patients
Driving patients to the doctor,
store and taking them on errands
Spanish speaking volunteers
to talk to people in the language
they are most comfortable with,
volunteers to sit with children so
family can visit
For more information, call
Jean Best at (863) 983-7771.

Fall programs
Karate: Jan Bass, Instructor 6
p.m. Wednesdays Ages 4-6
years old; 6:30 p.m. Wednes-
days Beginner Karate Class
Clogging: Pat Bedingfield, In-
structor 5:00- Tuesdays Begin-
ners Ages 3 years and up
5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday Ad-


the acquisition activities and the
public process associated with
the potential purchase. The SF-
WMD is moving forward with
"due diligence" and evaluation of
U.S. Sugar Corporation's assets,
which include a mill, refinery, cit-,
rus plant, railroads, buildings and
equipment. The due diligence in-
cludes engineering assessments,
land surveys, environmental as-
sessments and appraisals.
Another key component of
that due diligence is the addition
of an independent outside audi-
tor to assist with the evaluations.
This brings additional expertise
and oversight to the due diligence
process and ensures the District's
actions are transparent. The out-.
side auditor is also a core compo-
nent of providing assurances and
value for investment of taxpayer-'
dollars.
. If successful, .the District staff,
will present a proposed contract"'
to the Governing Board. The pub-,,
lic will have the opportunity to,
review and comment ofi the con-"
tract. Public meetings will be held.
to discuss due diligence results
before any closing.


vanced
5:15-6 p.m. -.Thursdays In-'.
termediate
Preschool Class Open Enroll-:
ment call 863-675-4130
Monday-Friday ages 3-.,
5years old
After School Program: years:
to 12 years of age. We have a few':
openings left so enroll now.

Museum to resume
meetings
The Heritage Museum will re-
sume monthly meetings Thurs--
day, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. at City HallW
and the first Thursday of each'
month.
The September program/!
speaker will be Millard Yeomans,!
a local from the pioneer Yeo-4
mans family. He will relate how:
he remembers "the way it was!".
Please plan to attend for this will
be a very interesting and informa-
tive program. ,

Non-smokers to meet
Free non-smokers meetings'
are held Tuesdays at I and 7 p.m.,
All welcome. For more informa-A
tion call Sue at 863-675-5825 orm
863-517-0098.

Attention non-profits
If your organization would
like to utilize the display case in
the Hendry County Courthouse.
building, please contact Terri La-'
zar at 863-675-2392. They strive to..
change the display case monthly. "
The display case is a great way to'
.let our citizens know what your
organization is doing.

No garbage pickup
There will be no garbage-
pickup on Sept. 1, the Labor Day,
holiday. Service will resume on
the next regular scheduled pick
up day.


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them were soundly based and
do-able.
Last year, the Seminole Tribe
signed a compact agreement
with Gov. Crist and paid $50 mil-
lion to the state. The state is to
receive another $175 million over
the next two years, $150 million
for the third year of the agree-
ment and at least $100 million a
year for the remainder of the 25-
year deal. Though the agreement
was federally approved, it will re-
quire ratification by the state leg-
islature, which will appropriate
the money. Crist is asking that 95
percent be earmarked for educa-
tion and the remaining 5 percent
go to local governments impact-
ed by the increased activity at the
Seminole casinos. Five percent of
$100 million is $5 million per year,
to be shared by Glades County
and 3 others that have Seminole
casinos. Our legislative delega-
tion can work on our behalf to in-
crease our percentage, especially
since no ad valorem tax is paid on
the 35,805 acres Brighton Reser-
vation in Glades County.
No one else, not Paul Beck
or any other commissioner, has
brought forth an idea that comes
close to the potential that gam-
bling revenue has for produc-
ing the ad valorem and personal.
property taxes, sales tax, licensing
and franchise fees and economic
development in Glades County. If
the Tribe is willing to pay the State
of Florida $100 million a year, can
you imagine what their profit
must be? http://www.sptimes.
com/News2/seminolegambling/
dayone/main.html
It's legal, Gov. Crist supports it,
and it's already in Glades County.
By nature an optimist, I am


Caloosa Belle, Thursday, August 21, 2008:


4 OPINION


also a. realist and my meetings
with the County's Financial Clerks
have prompted me to probe ev-
ery aspect of every budget and
explore additional sources of rev-I:
enue. Gambling revenue is only'
one; I was not the first to consider".
it.
Donna Storter Long,'
Republican
Glades County-,
Commissioner District 2

To the Editor:
I have read several news ar-
ticles about commissioner Beckl,
and am reminded of a property
tax. appeal request last year of,
which commissioner Beck was,
chairman. As it was my turn to.
sate my request, i became aware
of how Moses must have felt as
he stood before Pharaoh with
a cold insensitive manner every'
single request prior t mine was
denied with what seems to be a
turkey shooting event.
After some time to recover.
from this encounter I realized,
Commissioner Beck had won this
battle; however the war could be
won by the Glades County voters
sending a resounding message to
Mr. Beck that his duty is to rep-'
resent his constituents and not
abuses them with intimidating'
arrogance.
The humbler determination
which Moses displayed before
pharaoh was rewarded with the'
pharaoh's removal and with the
untied effort of the silent majority;
of the Glades County voters will
deliver commissioner Beck the;
same message.
Larry Taylor







Caloosa Belle, Thursday, August 21, 2008 5


Submitted photo/New Hope Baptist Church

New school stuff
New Hope Baptist Church hosted a "Back to School Celebra-
tion" on Sunday, Aug. 17. Children of all ages were presented
with "Back to School Gift Bags" with basic school supplies.
We invite children of all ages to come and join us for Sunday
School at 10 a.m.

Church Briefs


Ministries needs
donations
Helping Hand Ministries of
Moore Haven, on the corner of
E Ave. and 4th St, at the Church
of God of Prophesy on Saturday
at 9 a.m.-I p.m. only, will accept
donations for purchases, no sales
- to help with expenses of church.
Come and help us and we well try,
to help you with what we have.


New Eucharist service
The Church of the Good Shep-
herd, located at 1098 Colling-
swood Parkway, is starting a new
Holy Eucharist Service. It will be
Saturday evening, August 23 at
5:30 p.m. Pleasejoin them for this
new worship service. Everyone is
welcome to attend. For further
information please call 863-675-
0385.


Community Briefs


Be a foster parent
The Children's Network of
Southwest Florida will hold an
orientation on "How to become a
Foster Parent/Adoptive Parent" on
September 4 at the Department of
Children & Families, 485 E. Cow-
boy Way, LaBelle, from 6-7 p.m.
Children's Network of South-
west Florida oversees foster care
and adoptions services in Collier,
Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades
counties. If interested, please
call 1-800-89FAMILY (1-800-893-
2645).

FCB hosts school
supply drive
Florida Community Bank is
hosting a school supply donation
drive through August. ,
,Items needed are: backpacks,,
Elmer's Glue, glue sticks, erasers,
#2 yellow pencils, color pencils,
Crayola crayons, Friskar blunt tip


scissors, pencil sharpeners, fold-
ers, wide-ruled paper, composi-
tion books, Kleenex boxes, baby
wipes, hand sanitizer, gallon size
Ziploc bags. Please drop off any
of these items in the lobby of
Florida Community Bank, at 155
N. Bridge Street.

Cub Scout Kicks Off
Program
(ub Scout Pack 9 will kick
off their program with school
night on August 28 for any boy in
the 1st through 5th grades who
would like to join the Cub Scouts.
A flyer will be sent out at school
with more information.
All new and existing members
are invited to join the kick off so-
cial on September' 10th for ice
cream and cookies at Carlson Me-
morial United Methodist' Church.
310. 'Camplbell St., LaBelle at 6
p.m. If you have any questions,
you may call 863-983-7719.


Gutierrez, Clayton to wed


Submitted photo
Austin Clayton and Brianna Gutierrez.


Austin Clayton and Brianna
Giutierrez, along with their fami-
lies, are happy to announce
their engagement. Austin is the
son of David and Lucinda Kelley
of LaBelle and Lanon Clayton of
North Carolina.
Brianna is the daughter of
Erin Berg Hayes and Noel & Me-
linda Gutierrez of LaBelle. Brian-
na is also the granddaughter of
Dick and Sally Berg of LaBelle.
Austin Clayton is a 2006 grad-


uate of LaBelle High School and
is in the U.S. Army stationed in
Savannah, Georgia. with the 1st
Ranger Battalion.
Brianna Gutierrez is a 2007
graduate of LaBelle High School
and Edison College. Brianna is
currently a senior at Florida State
University and will graduate Au-
gust 2009. A Fall 2009 wedding in
Savannah, Ga is being planned.
The couple plans on residing in
Savannah, Ga.


Diocese of Venice to host

bilingual conference


PORT CHARLOTTE, FLA The
Diocese of Venice in Florida will
host its 2008 Bilingual Catholic
Charismatic Conference, Oc-
tober 31 and November 1, at
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic
Church, 215 Augusta Avenue, in
Port Charlotte.
The conference will begin at
the church, followed by a pro-
cession of prayer groups with
banners to the Cultural Center
of Charlotte County, where the
conference will conclude. Both
English and Spanish speakers
and praise and worship will be
featured.
The purpose, of the confer-
ence is for individual and com-
munity spiritual renewal. Nearly
1,500 attendees are expected.
Keynote bilingual speakers
are Father Joachim Studwell,
OFM, and Father Edwin Mercado,
J.C:L. Fr. Studwell has served
as a retreat director among adults
and youth, spiritual director,
spiritual assistant to the Secular
Franciscan Order, a preacher,
anq parish priest. He currently


serves as vocation director at his
provincial headquarters in Wis-
consin. Fr. Mercado has served
two years as spiritual director of
the Charismatic Renewal, direc-
tor of spiritual 'retreats in Puerto
Rico, and has preached in Cali-
fornia and Florida.
He also continues to minister
with his music by hosting con-
certs and recording CDs. The
conference will also include the
liturgy of the Mass celebrated by
Bishop Frank Dewane.
The conference opens on
Friday, October 31, at 7:00 p.m.
(registration at 6:00 p.m.) and
concludes Saturday night, No-
vember 1, at 9:30 p.m.
The registration fee is $10/per-
son priorto-September 1 and $15
afterwards. Box lunches can be
ordered prior to the conference.
For details, download a flyer and
registration form -at www.dio-
ceseofvenice.brg or call 863-699-
9395 'English or 941-323-2687
Spanish.


THE GLADES COUNTY SCHOOL
BOARD ASKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT
AND
"VOTE YES"
FOR THE FLEXIBLE FUNDING
REFERENDUM ON AUGUST 26, 2008



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TO: Glades County Residents
FROM: Glades County School Board


RE:


Flexible Funding Referendum August 26, 2008


The Glades County School Board has placed on the August 26, 2008 ballot a
referendum to allow "Flexible Funding for the Glades County Schools".
Specifically, we are asking for your permission to use part of our capital expen-
diture dollars for operating expenses. The net result of this referendum DOES
NOT increase your ad valorem taxes. In accordance with Florida Statutes
1011.71 and 1011.73, the school district must first get voter approval to levy
additional operating millage. This affirmation then allows for an equal reduc-
tion in capital millage levy, thereby creating a tax neutral shift.
The rationale for the referendum is as follows:
1.) The referendum DOES NOT increase your taxes,
2.) Since October, 2007, and due to the economic downturn resulting
in a drastic reduction in sales tax collections, the State has reduced school
operating revenue to Glades County by $626,389.00.
3.) Increased fuel prices and the resulting impact on utility bills is projected to
increase our operating expenses by $224,000.00.
4.) We have been notified by the State to plan for a 2% reduction in state finds
for the 08-09 school year and expect further reductions if sales tax
collections continue to fall short of projections.
5.) -School districts do not have the authority to use capital village dollars for
operating expenses.
6.) Only by voter approved referendum can capital millage dollars be used for
operating expenses.
7.) This voter approved referendum to enact operating millage requires the
Glades County School Board to reduce capital millage levy by an equal
amount; thereby creating a tax neutral shift.
8.) Again, the referendum DOES NOT increase your taxes.
If you have questions or want more information please contact School Board
MVembers:
Mike Pressley ph. 673-9158 e-mail mikepressley@embarqmail.com
Patricia Pearce ph. 763-0569
Jenny Allen ph. 673-0875
Tom Gaskins ph. 531-0137
Janet Storey ph. 946-1209
Or contact School Superintendent Wayne Aldrich, ph. 946-2083
e-mail wayne.aldrich@gladesschools.org
SMIL E RATE COMPARlaOIti, : . i.
FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009 FISCAL YEAR 2098-2009 FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008
MILLAGE RATES WITH REFERENDUM
TAXABLE VALUE $730,562,j97a8.0 $730.562 978.00 $744.038,641.00
LOCAL REQUIRED EFFORT 5.045 5.045 ___ 4.953
BASICDISCRETIONARY 0.498 0.498 0.510
SUPPLEMENTAL DISCRETIONARY 0.194 0.194 0.195
CAPITAL O UTLAY .............................. ............... ................ 750 2.000
VOTER APPROVED by REFERENDUM 1.000
TOTAL LEVY 7.487 7.487 7.658
NOTICE OF SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MILLAGE
ELECTION FOR THE DISTRICT OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
ON AUGUST 26, 2008
By the following referendum, the District's objective is to enable the District to obtain additional funding for operations.
The District intends to reduce millage for capital projects and make available an equivalent amount for operations. The
following is the official ballot.
FLEXIBLE FUNDING FOR GLADES COUNTY SCHOOLS:
The District's objective is to reduce a portion of the existing capital ad valorem tax and make available an equal amount
for operations.
Shall the District enact an annual ad valorem tax of 1.000 mill for four years beginning in the 2008-2009 fiscal year for
operations and reduce 1.000. mill for capital projects?
YES NO


I.,


LEWELL


HUGHES

FOR

PROPERTY


APPRAISER

Personal Info:
Born in Pahokee, Florida and a permanent resident of Hendry
County since 1972. Married to Ruth Ann Hughes. I have two chil-
dren, Brett and Amber, both graduates of Hendry County Public
School system and both graduates of Florida Atlantic University.
They are working in the Health Care field as Nursing Home
Administrator and Nurse Practitioner respectively.

Community Involvement, Civic Service & Affiliations:
Board Member, Hendry County Area Housing Commission;
Former Steering Committee Member, Vision Hendry County
2020; Former Clewiston City- Commissioner; Current Chair,
Clewiston Planning & Zoning Board; Former Board Member,
Hendry County Economic Development Council; Board
Member, Clewiston Museum & Former President & Board
Member, Clewiston Chamber of Commerce.

Work Experience:
Employed by United States Sugar Corporation for 40 years, leav-
ing in October, 2007. I spent 7 years in Accounting Dept. and 33
years in Real Estate Dept. My last 27 years I served as Director of
.Real Estate overseeing hundreds of real estate transactions and
appraisal reviews of major purchases and charitable contribu-
tions to non-profits and governmental agencies. Included in my
responsibilities was oversight of property assessments and subse-
quent payment of real estate and personal property taxes for
Hendry, Glades and Palm Beach counties comprising a farming
operation covering approximately 240,000 acres.

I am a detail oriented professional manager with good interpersonal
skills and believe teamwork is the key to success. It would be a pleas-
ure to work for the residents of our great county and I would sincere-
ly appreciate your vote in the August primary election.
Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Lewell Hughes, Democrat, for Hendry County Property Appraiser







6 Caloosa Belle, Thursday, August 21, 2008


Sheriff Lee joins hands with top

officials in the fight against child abuse


In front of over 100 child ad-
vocates, Sheriff Ronnie Lee stood
with outgoing DCF Secretary Bob
Butterworth. Representative Nick
Thompson 'and Senator Burt
Saunders and pledged to do his
part to end child abuse.
The reception was held in
honor of Secretary Bob Butter-
worth who will soon step down
from his position as the state's top
official for child welfare. Secretary
Butterworth has become known
for his concepts of bringing com-
mon sense, urgency and open-
ness to the work of protecting the
most vulnerable.
During his farewell speech,
Secretary Butterworth singled
out one advocate, Sheriff Rorinie
Lee of Hendry County, and stated
"Law enforcement is the one job
that really makes a difference in
your community. We should all
be grateful that we have Sheriff
Ronnie Lee out there doing the
job he is doing. Thank you, Sheriff
Lee, for your hard work and com-
mitment to children."
Sheriff Lee is a member of the

Submitted photo/Ken Nelson
Great news!
The new and vastly improved
Bee Branch River Bridge
along County Road 720 near
+ Muse is now open to traffic.
It opened on August 13, five
days ahead of the August 18
opening date required by the
Florida Department of Trans-
portation (FDOT) to accom-
modate school buses on the
first day of the new school
year.


Suominea pnoto
Sheriff Ronnie Lee stood with outgoing DCF Secretary Bob
Butterworth. Representative Nick Thompson and Senator Burt
Saunders and pledged to do his part to end child abuse.


Board of Directors for the Chil-
dren's Network of Southwest
Florida, a non-profit dedicated to
serving over 1,900 children that
have been abused and neglected.
Sheriff Lee has been instrumental
in finding better ways to protect
the children not only in his own


community but in all of South-
west Florida.
The Children's Network would
like to publicly thank Sheriff Ron-
nie Lee for his commitment to
vulnerable children. This com-
munity could not serve these chil-
dren without him.


I w w w -ne sza m/ la siie s- f


The importance of immunizations


Submitted photo/New Hope
Baptist Church
Appreciation
to our Pastor
Certificate presented to Pas-
tor Darrel Branham with his
wife, Joyce, on Sunday, Aug.
17, by the New Hope Bap-
tist Church Members to say
"Thank You" for everything
you do.


sion is to advance public health visit the FPHA online at www.
by advocacy, education and net- fpha.org or call Sandra Magyar at
working. For more information, (904) 529-1401.

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Orlando, Florida The Florida
Public Health Association (FPHA)
passed two resolutions last week
highlighting the importance of
immunizations in preventing dis-
ease and providing support for
ongoing research for autism pre-
vention.
During the organization's an-
nual meeting, members discussed
and approved two measures that
are largely in response to recent
proposals to alter the schedule
and allow for more exemptions
from immunizations.
The membership unanimous-
ly passed a resolution opposing
any legislative expansion of the
exemptions from immunizations
required for children to enter
school in Florida. "We feel that
we would be taking a step back-
wards in preventing diseases in
children if we move toward ac-
cepting 'philosophical' exemp-
tions," said Frank Meyers, FPHA
president.
A second resolution, in sup-
port of scientific research to de-
termine the cause and prevention
of autism, also passed unani-
mously. "We endorse the reports
from the Institute of Medicine and
numerous other studies that have
shown no causal link between
immunizations and autism," Mey-
ers said.
"However, autism is a seri-
ous public health issue, and it
affects our state's children and
their families at an alarming rate.
Therefore, we strongly advocate
for increased funding to deter-
mine causes, improve prevention
methods and provide better treat-
ment for those who suffer from
- the disease."
According to the Centers for
Disease .'Control and Prevention
,(CDC), immunizations are the
most important public health
intervention in history, after safe
drinking water. Immunizations
have saved millions of lives over
the years and have prevented
hundreds of millions of cases of
disease in the United States. Re-
ports from the CDC show that
many diseases once considered
serious threats to the lives of US
children such as diphtheria,
measles, mumps, rubella, polio
and smallpox have been virtu-
ally eradicated through the con-
sistent use of immunizations.
The Florida Public Health As-
sociation has been in existence
for 80 years in Florida with cur-
rently 1,100 members and ist an
affiliate of the American Public
Health Association. The Florida
Public Health Association mis-


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Now... it's time for a change!





ELECT



FRED


DYESS JR


FOR



SHERIFF




You deserve a Sheriff that has the experience, educa-
tion and proven leadership skills to lead the Hendry
County Sheriff's Office into the future. I am the one
candidate with all the qualifications to do this!

* Life long resident of Hendry County
* 18 years combined management and law
enforcement experience
* Educated and experienced in:
V Criminal law
Civil law
v Management
Business
/ Multi-million dollar budgets
* Over 1,000 hours of certified law enforcement
and management training
* Anyone having any questions please contact me
at (863) 983-2710 or fdyessjr@yahoo.com


Leadership, Common Sense & Trust
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Caloosa Belle, Thursday, August 21, 2008 7


Submitted photo

Continuing education
The Honorable Kristina Kulpa, Property Appraiser, recently held an informational class at
Century 21 Sunbelt Realty, Inc. The topic of the class was helping the Real Estate Profes-
sionals understand what amendment 1 has done for their clients. She left brochures at
the office for new clients to read and then ask any questions they may have of their Pro-
fessional. Ms. Kulpa also provided the office with a tax estimate calculator to help them
estimate the new taxes for their client. Attending the class were, from left: Connie Watten-
maker, Kristina Kulpa, Victoria Austin, Maria Musler, Marlene Barrera, Paula Bianco and
Marie Sapp.Anyone interested in having Ms. Kulpa come to their office can contact her
for.an appointment by calling the Hendry County Property Appraiser's office at 675-5270
in LaBelle or 983-1591 in Clewiston form 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday thru Friday. You can
also visit our website at www.henryprop.com



Join the fun! Join Scouting!


FORT MYERS, Florida (August,
14, 2008) Now is the time to
join the fun and excitement of
America's foremost youth pro-
gram for boys-Scouting. Sign-
up night will be held in LaBelle
on Thursday, August 28, at 7 p.m.
at -the Carlson Memorial United
'Methodist Church for Cub Scouts
(1st through 5th grade) and Boy
.Scouts (ages 11-18). Interested


boys and parents are encouraged
to attend the School Night.
Scouting combines outdoor
activities, fitness, academics, and
more in a fun and exciting pro-
gram that provides youth with
an opportunity to try new things,
provide' service to others, build
self confidence, develop aca-
demic skills and reinforce ethical
standards. These opportunities


not only help them when they
are young, but carry forward into
their adult lives and the values by
which they live.
Learn more about Scouting at
www.scouting.org. To find out
more about the Boys Scouts of
American or to get involved call
the Southwest Florida Council at
239-936-8072, or visit www.swfl-
councilbsa.org.


I


Education

Center earns

certification

By Sonny Hughes
Director Education Center of
Southwest Florida
The Education Center of South-
west Florida has taken a positive
step forward in becoming a career
and technical education school
when it recently received a cer-
tificate of accreditation from the
National Center for Construction
Education and Research. The Ed-
ucation Center is now an Accred-
ited Training Unit, having met all
the requirements of the standard-
ized craft training process as set
forth by NCCER with the recom-
mendation of the sponsor, the Tri
County Apprenticeship Academy
in Fort Myers.
The Board of Directors of the
Education Center is pleased with
this accreditation and to be able
to provide NCCER curriculum in
training programs. This accredi-
tation also enables the Education
Center to complete their appli-
cation process for a provisional
license with the Commission for
Independent Education in Talla-
hassee. This application will be
reviewed by the Commission in
September.
The Education Center has five
(10 x 12 foot) sheds, three child
club houses and one dog house
for sale. Since the school is a
non-profit there is no sales tax.
Basic and intermediate computer
classes are also available for $125
per class. Anyone interested in the
sheds or the classes should call the
office at 675-6800 and leave their
name and telephone number.


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Bird count help needed for migration


Residents are invited to par-
ticipate in the third annual Glades
Hendry North American Migra-
tion Count to be held on Saturday,
,Sept. 20.
Drivers, hikers, expert bird-
ers, birding enthusiastic all ages
and skill -levels, and compilers
are needed for various teams
and home surveys in Hendry and
Glades Counties.
The North American Migration
Count in Florida is sponsored by
Florida 'Ornithological Society,
and is supported by local.Audu-
bon Societies, local bird clubs,
and other interested organiza-
tions.
Purpose: The mission of the
North American Migration Count
(NAMC) is to:
A. Obtain a "snapshot" of the
progress and "shape" of spring
and fall Migration.
B. Obtain information on the
abundance & distribution of each
species.
C. Initiate more participation
among birders within a state and
between states.
D. Create challenges andgoals
among birders while collecting
useful information.
E. Aid in organization and cen-
tralization of date.
F. Have fun.
Area of Count: The area of
a count is not a circle, but the
boundaries of a County. The idea
is to have a contiguous interlock-
ing set of non-overlapping counts
across North America. It is desir-
able to get as much of each coun-
ty surveyed as resources and time
permits. Meeting locations and
times are set by individual teams.
Last.year there were 8 Teams
and I home survey.
1. STA5 and Blumberg
2. Glades Northwest (High-
lands Team)
3. Harney Pond, Ft. Center


(Fisheating Creek East), Curry Is-
land
4. Rainey Slough, Moore Ha-
ven, Lakeport, Brighton
5. Big Cypress Reservation and
835
6. Fisheating Creek West
(Palmdale)
7. Okaloacoochee (OK)
Slough meets at 7 a.m. at the Keri
Fire Tower
8. LaBelle, Ft. Denaud, River-
side Retreat, 78 W, Muse, Wether-
spoon Wetland
9. Home Surveys
Survey forms are e-mailed or
mailed to teams and participants
doing home.


Please reply if you will be help-
ing with this year's count. Please
let others know that you think
might be interested. Participants
are invited to an informal .dinner
at the Clewiston Inn where the
NAMC results will be tabulated.
For more information, please
contact: Margaret England, Hen-
dry and Glades County Contact/
Compiler at: mlelighthouse@
embarqmai.com or sta5birding@
embarqmail.com or by phone at:
863-517-0202 or 863-674-0695.
You can also check out the Hen-
dry Glades Audubon Society web-
site at: www.hendrygladesaudu-
bon.org.


When Experience Matters...
/ Incumbent Public Defender
/ Appointed by Gov. Charlie Crist
/ 18 years at Public Defender's Office
Endorsed by:
Fort Myers News-Press
Greater Naples Better Government Committee
SW Florida Professional Firefighters & Paramedics Local 1826

Douglas Midgldy Retired Public Defender, 20th Judicial Circuit
"Although others running for this office also served my administration, I enthusiastically endorse Kathy Smith's
candidacy. Kathy is clearly the only fully qualified candidate running for public defender."
Joseph D'Alessandro Retired State Attorney, 20th Judicial Circuit
"I have known and worked with Kathy for mapy years. She is a skilled and experienced attorney She knows the
judicial system like the back of her hand. I support and endorse her candidacy, for Public Defender, 100%."
Bill Barnett Mayor, City of Naples
"Kathy has proven without a doubt that she is a hardworking, dedicated, and extremely talented individual. I
.wholeheartedly endorse Kathy Smith for Public Defender and urge you to do the same."
Larry D. Hart Former Fort Myers Police Chief
"Kathy Smith is a proven leader in the Criminal Justice System. She has assisted in several programs that have made
Southwest Florida a better place to live. As a long time criminal justice professional, I truly support Kathy Smith."

VOTE August 26th
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KEVIN NELSON
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www.KevinNelsonForSheriff.com
With 24 years experience at one agency consisting of 19 years Administration/Budgeting, 16 years at the Command level and 15 years with Countywide
responsibilities. I am a Florida Attorney General's Office Certified Crime Prevention Specialist.

As an Experienced Law Enforcement Manager,

I am committed to:
> Reorganizing and realigning the Sheriff's Office with current resources to
place more deputies on patrol, more dispatchers in communications and
properly staff the jail.
-> Addressing the increasing drug and gang problems with aggressive and
innovative techniques.
> Implementing a partnership with the Hendry County School District to
develop a Junior Deputy Program in the elementary schools, a Sheriff's
,** Cadet Program in the Middle Schools and place a high priority on the
T Explorer Program in the High Schools.
> Prioritizing Neighborhood/Crime Watch in every community.
> Encouraging and training deputies in proper patrol techniques to work
with the community to prevent crimes and build on community oriented
policing partnerships.
Hendry County's Crime rate was UP 16% in 2007. We need change NOW. I
need your vote on August 26 .,Together we can make Hendry County safer
for our children and grandchildren; mine live here, too.
Political Advertisement, Paid for and Approved by Kevin Nelson, Republican for Hendry County Sheriff


Submitted photo

VFW collects supplies
VFW Post 10100 in LaBelle hosted a pork dinner on Sun-
day August 10. The purpose of the dinner was to collect
school' supplies for the coming school year. The $7 cost
of the dinner was reduced by $1 if the attendee brought
in a school supply. The attached photo is of some of the
volunteers. Left to right are Ron Pitts, Beverly Lucas, Sue
Hanson, Robin Thompson and Nett Small.


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Nominal Opening Bid: $100,000
Inspections: 1-4pm Sun Aug 24th and 31st and 2 hrs
prior to sale time.
Sells: 10:45am, Wed., Sep. 3rd
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Nominal Opening Bid: $50,000
Inspections: 1-4pm Sun Aug 24th and 31st and 2 hrs
prior to sale time.
Sells: 1:15pm, Wed., Sep. 3rd at Immokalee Jnn, 721 N
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Okay, skateboarders, it's your turn! Call 1-877-353-2424 to place your classified ad before 11 a.m. on Mondays


This Friday evening from 5-7
you will have the opportunity to
check out three skateboard ramp
set ups at the New Soccer Com-
plex, 800 Jaycee Lions Drive. The
skate area will be located on the
west side of the park, across a
ditch.


Hendry-LaBelle Recreation
Board and American Ramp Com-
pany, are bringing in the set ups
to see how local skateboarders.
like them.
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guardian is required to sign a
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have any questions contact Court-
ney with LaBelle Recreation at
675-5347.


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LaBelle 'Closers' Bring Home the Trophy
The softball teams from the LaBelle and Immokalee branches of Florida Community Bank
competed against each other throughout the summer. The teams met regularly for games,
taking turns playing the games in each of the home towns. The final game was played on
August 9, in LaBelle, with the 'Closers' from LaBelle winning the trophy. Most Valuable
Players were awarded trophies, one male and one female from each team. The 'Closers'
MVPs were Doug Williams lower left and Tracey Williams lower right.


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at Sugar issue


By Jose Jesus Zaragoza
Clewiston News
CLEWISTON -- It seems that
locals aren't ready to give up any-
time soon.
A 22-person workgroup is
putting forward its suggestions
regarding what should happen in
the wake of U.S. Sugar's sale of
land to the state.
The board, comprised of con-
cerned residents, leaders and rep-
resentatives of various agencies
and organizations throughout the
county, first met on July 21. Since
then it has tapped the knowledge
and opinions of its members to
come up with a plan of action
-- one that was approved by the
board of county commissioners
on Tuesday.
The one-page summary is enti-
tled, "Hendry County: Where Res-
toration, Agriculture and Green
Energy Development Meet."
The group outlined ten items
it hopes the county will take to
heart in promoting over the next
few weeks.
Among the various bullet
points highlighted, the work-
group proposes that the future
purchaser of the mill, juice plant
and railroad continue operations
for at least 10 more years.
Other points include:
Creation of a Green Energy
Research and Manufacturing Park
with infrastructure funding by the
state and assistance in attracting
companies, universities and re-
search groups to the park.
Locating the engineering,
research and operations division
of the water management district
responsible for the water storage
and treatment area to Hendry
County.
The donation of S.R. 80 to
the department of transportation,
and the re-installation of Hen-
dry County projects, including
expanding S.R. 80 to a four-lane


highway within a 10-year plan.
Agreement to fund Payment
in Lieu of Taxes for all lost taxes
and special assessments in per-
petuity or until county population
reaches 150,000.
Foremost on the minds of the
panel, according to Vince Caute-
ro, the county's community devel-
opment director, is jobs. With the
possibility that one of its strongest
economic engines -- if not the
most -- will cease, concern over
whether 1,700 people will be out
of a job is still a galvanizing dis-
cussion in the community.
All conversations about the
matter center fiercely around
the workforce that stands to be
affected by the state's move to
purchase 187,000 of agricultural
land.
"They (the workgroup) work
on how the state should assist
them with economic develop-
ment," explained Mr. Cautero.
Recently, the county board
listened to a presentation on the
Inland Port project; an idea that,
if successful, leaders believe may
be the very thing to adequately
supplant the departure of agricul-
ture in the area.
The project represents an am-
bitious move to redirect major
cargo ports through the heart
of Florida, namely through the
Glades and U.S. 27.
Officials close to the planning
say that the Inland Port project is
just the shot in the arm the local
economy needs to continue mov-
ing forward. As work on this con-
tinues, locals consider the siting of
the main component. The talk at
the governmental level is focused
on sites south of the city of South
Bay, but surrounding municipali-
ties still stand to benefit from the
increase in traffic stemming from
the port.
This, too, may be included in
the workgroup's recommenda-
tions.


Port LaBelle budget


deliberations

The Board of Supervisors of are:,
the Port LaBelle Community De- 1. Law enforcement contracts
I velopment District is considering in'the amount of $103,000 which
the adoption of the 2008/2009 fis- requires a rate of $.53, thus if this
cal year budget and tax rate (mill- were eliminated, the rate would
age). be $3.00.
The property assessment in 2. Road improvements in the
the Hendry County portion of the amount of $23,000 which require
District has dropped by 48 per- a rate of $.12, thus if this were
cent. The current year's tax rate eliminated, the rate would be
is $2.30 per thousand dollars of $3.41.
valuation. In order to generate If both items were eliminated,
the same amount of revenue as the rate would be $2.88 per thou-
the current fiscal year, the rate re- sand.
quired would be $3.80 (rollback The Board of Supervisors will
rate). The budget proposed plac- hold the first budget meeting at
es the rate at $3.53 which is 7 per- 5:05 p.m., Thursday, September
cent less than the rollback rate. 11, 2008 and is seeking citizen in-
Two major items in the budget put on the budget.


Sport Shorts


LHS fall sports
contact information:
David Kelley, Athletic Director,
(863) 674-4574, kelleyd@hendry.
kl2.fl.us
Hal Bennett, Head Football
Coach, hlbennettpls@yahoo.
com.
Russell Bell, Football Coach,
(863) 674-4120, bellr@hendry.
kl2.fl.us
Vivian Bennett, Head Cheer-
leading Coach, (863) 674-4120,
bennettv@hendry.kl2.fl.us
Lori Perkins, Volleyball Coach,
(863) 674-4120
perkinsl@hendry.kl2.fl.us.
Volleyball practice is ongoing.
Jef Frost, Cross Country Coach,
(863) 674-4120, frostj@hendry.
kl2.fl.us. Cross County practice
starts on Aug. 18.


Bobbie Spratt, Golf Coach,
(863) 674-4120, sprattb@kendry.
kl2.fl.us. Golf practice starts on
Aug. 19 or 20.
Learn to fish
If you've wanted to know how to
fish but don't know where to start,
Riverside Marine Bait and Tackle
is offering free one-hour tutoring
in "the Basics of Local Freshwa-
ter Fishing." Daytime and evening
hours available. Call Julie at 675-
8828 to set up an appointment.

Lee County Archers
The Lee County Archers are
registering new participants. The
following events take place at the
Nalle Grade County Park Range in
North Ft. Myers:
Sunday, September 7, 9 a.m.,
900 Round event.


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Call to see today!
RENTALS AVAILABLE (NO PETS)
3/1 MLK. TR. Blvd- with Carport $600/M


2/1 AVENUE H Moore Haven $550/M
2/1 AVE. H- Moore Haven w/d $625/M
1/1 OXBOW DR. Condo $625/M
1/1/ICAR MARINER CT. (Avail.Sept 1) $600/M
3/2 ON 3RD AVE. Duplex (Avail. Sept. 1) $750/M
3/2 DERBY LN- Mobile $750/M
3/2/1 RYE C- Port LaBelle $750/M
2/2 on FT.DENAUD RD. 2 Story $800/M
3/1/1Car S. EDGEWATER (grass mowed) $800/M
3/2 SEMINOLE AVE Mobile $800/M
3/2 BLUEBERRY LN Muse $800/M
3/2/ICar on SENA LANE -Lanai $850/M
2/2 CONDO- Furnished- Lehigh- $1,000/M
3/2.5/3 on RIVER- Fr Sale Also $2,000/M


THE BEST DEALS OF THE WEEK!


301 7th Ave, LaBelle 5/4 16730 Jay Terr 4009 S Edgewater Cir
Gorgeous $265,000 Call 3/2/2 Single Family 2/2 Spacious Single Family
Suzy 863-517-2524 $149,900 $99,500
Call Lisa 863-673-0066 Call Lisa 863-673-0066


IABELLE-RESIDENTIAL
1179 Muriel Blvd REDUCED 4/2/2 on
5.0 acres $475,000. Call Lisa Herrero
863-673-0066
CLEWISTON-RESIDENTIAL
570 Vero Ave Pioneer 2/1 Modular on
2.5 acres $115,000 Call Cathy Lee
863-673-3709
520 Vero Ave Pioneer 3/2 on 2.5 acres
$162,500 Call Cathy Lee 863-673-3709
220 E Sugarland Cir 2/2 with pool


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5323 6th St Clewiston 3/2 Modular
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180 N Bridge Sr. LaBelle, FL
(863) 675-6788
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Yibiha Arnold, Denise Walker,
Beverly Curs, Parry Walker,
Wayne Summons, Charlene Bowen

MANUFACTURED HOMES
Fully furnished 4/2 Palm Harbor manufactured
home on 10 +/- beautiful acres. $725,000.
Scenic setting in West Glades Co. 2080 sqft 3/2
home on 5 ac. w/ 24x40 workshop & covered
porches. $355,000
Hushed privacy & huge Staghorn ferns grace
the oaks on this 5 ac. 3/2 partially furnished
M/H, double wrap insulation on walls, insulat-
ed galvalume roof, large front porch, & over
1000 ft of wood decking, w/a little TLC the
other M/H could easily be a rental/guest home.
One of the prettiest 5 ac in the area. $199,900
2004 Fleetwood m/h on 2.82 acs. Features
include garden tub, separate shower, spacious
kitchen w/breakfast bar, formal dining, 2 stor-
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Genuine Country Feel! Enjoy peaceful days
and nights in this newer 4 BED/2 BA home on
one fenced acre on a paved road. The layout
offers living and family rooms and is perfect for
your large family to enjoy. $172,000.
Spacious 1809 sq.ft. 3/2 on 1 ac. Vaulted ceil-
ings, breakfast bar, formal living/dining rooms,
family room, & large master suite w/enormous
tub. $149,000
4/2 M/H on fenced .50 ac. Concrete parking.
Separate laundry room, security windows, &
water softener. $130,000.
Country getaway. 3 br/2 ba manufactured
home on 2 1/2 acs, fenced and cross-fenced
and ready for horses. $110,000.
Fully furnished 2/2 mobile home on cleared &
landscaped 2.5 ac. Barn, shed, & back deck
only a few of the many added features.
$110,000
Fully furnished 2/2 mobile home on cleared &
landscaped 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.
$99,950
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.53 +/- ac in the city on the North side of SR 80.
$89,900
.40+/- ac lot off CR 78 in nice established
neighborhood. Cleared lot with trees that skirt
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LaBelle,FL 33935
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.21 +/- ac. Residential lot in Tropical Gulf
Acres in Punta Gorda. Backs up to a canal.
Priced to sell. $18,400
Wide variety of homesites.in all units of Port
LaBelle. Something for everyone 1/4 ac. to
1/3 +/- ac. Starting at $6,700.
COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL
Development potential 8.2 +/- ac of high den-
sity future land use. $975,000
1.15 +/- ac of commercial property w/Cowboy
Way frontage. $575,000.
4.61 +/- ac zoned 1-2. $550,000
HWY 80 frontage in city limits with B-2 zoning.
This .97 acre parcel is your golden opportuni-
ty. Additional out parcels and seller financing
available $450,000
LAND AND BUILDING ONLY! Great opportu-
nity 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
w/ handicapped bath. 320 sq. ft. additional
storage. Building could easily be converted
into two separate businesses with the drive
thru facilities already in place from previous
use. $410,000
Well established, newer built laundry mat locat-
ed south of town on SR 29. Sparkling clean and
in a location with promising growth.
$375,000
Ideal business corner w/potential for growth.
Additional building site to the east. Building
previously used as attorney's office. 16x12
Storage shed. Centrally located one block off
SR80 & one block from Hendry Co.
Courthouse. $350,000
Business property w/ office on .65+/- ac on
Main St. $299,900
.82 acre industrial parcel on S. Industrial Loop.
Priced to Sell! $195,000.
Located in the LaBelle Courthouse business
District just one block north of HWY 80 w/B-1
zoning, this well maintained home offers end-
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- 7 ac+/- 500+/- of riverfront. Virtually
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* 5 ac of scenic waterfront w/high ele-
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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
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Cozy 1/1 condo w/den in Gateway Fresh paint,
ceramic tile and upgrades thru out. $165,000.
Almost new 3/2 in Port LaBelle. Fresh paint,
new flooring and appliances. Ready to move into.
$147,000.
Corporate owned! Located only minutes form
town, 3/2 brick, fenced home on .25 ac.
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Nice 3/2 in Port LaBelle. Ceramic tile, upgrad-
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Fisherman's weekend retreat: 3/2 stilt home,
w/covered carport, fenced yard and in move in
condition. $104,900.
1,446 sq. ft. under air. New carpet, corner lot.
$95,000.
Priced to sell! 3/2 near schools and not to far
from town. $89,900.
Corporated owned! 3/2 CBS located in Lehigh
Acres. Near shopping, schools and only minutes
form Ft Myers. $82,000.
* Centrally local d W 82. 3/2, private
den and 2 car garg. ?
* BANK OWNEDI 3BR/2B home located in the
prestigious river front subdivision of Quail Run.


Features include fenced back yard, screened
porch, ceramic tile and much more. $79,900
* 3/2 CBS Lehigh home on corner lot and only
minutes from Ft Myers. $77,000
* Immaculate 3/2 CBS near SR 82 on nice corner
lot. Split floor plain, work area and full appliance
package. $69,000.
* Handma,. a,.;lose
to tow H, t lil .I.
* Investors' Handyman secal located in
LehiglUIEJ ahop.
$29,900.
* Investors! Handy mand special 2/1 on corner
lot in Lehigh $27,000.
* Great investment potential! 1BR/1B home on a
corner lot. Homes needs some work.., but is
priced to sell. $25,000
********** MOBILE HOMES **********
Need more "living" room? 2,152 sq ft of luxuri-
ous living. This 4BR/2B home on 10+/- acres has
it all, from it spacious family room w/stone fire-
place, master suite w/ office, covered porch, and
fencing for horses. This one is a steal @ only
$250,000
* Size will surprise you! 2BR/2B home on 10+/-
acres is very well kept and former module home.
Features a warm comfortable living room w/gas
fireplace, spacious kitchen, front & real covered
porches. $250,000
* Minutes from tranquility! Nice 3/2 manufac-
tured home on 2.41+/- acres. Ample kitchen,
stone fireplace and plenty of yard. $155,000.


* Plenty of room for gardening on these 2.29+/-
acres with a 3/2 manufactured home. Motivated
seller. $150,000.
* Relax the rural way! Situated on 1.25 acs in
growing Montura, beautiful new 2006 3/2 manu-
factured home with over 1100 sq ft of living area
ready for occupancy. SELLER FINANCING AVAIL-
ABLE! $129,900
* Want country living without the long drive to
the city? Get the best of both worlds with this
3BR/2BA home on 2.29+/- acres on Case Road.
Enjoy the quiet & privacy plus a wood burning
fireplace, vaulted ceilings, and Texas sized
rooms! $127,500.
* Immaculate 3/2 located outside Clewiston. Ample
kitchen, spacious master bedroom and bath. Seller
says make offer! $124,000
* Price reduced! Like new 3/2 on 1.34 acres.
Secluded yet only minutes from town. Beautiful
stone fireplace in living room, upgraded appliances
in large kitchen. Lots of room inside and out with
carport and RV hookup. Very nice home and SELL-
ER MOTIVATED! $120,900.
* Two for the price of one! All on one acre. 3/2
well maintained manufactured home plus a 2/2
manufactured home. Plenty of fruit trees and oak
trees. All offers welcome! $114,900
* Let's make a deal! 3 bedroom 2 bath home fea-
tures built in cabinets, large master bath, spa-
cious kitchen, and plenty of elbow room thru the
rest of the house. Outside you will find a fenced
yard and storage shed. $110,000


* Great home, Great price, hard to beat!
Remodeled 3/2 on .50 acre in Horseshoe Acres. A
must see! $89,900.
* Affordable starter or rental home. 3/1.5 on corner
lot in Moore Haven. $50,000.
Call about our vacant land!
********** LOTS **********
* .29 +/- acre in Belmont S/D. Priced to sell at
only $43,000. Possible seller financing.
* Call about our Port LaBelle lots!
********** COMMERCIAL **********
* Log Cabin BBQ Centrally located in LaBelle
with 167+/- feet of frontage on SR80. Possible
Seller financing, calll for terms. $379,0001
* REDUCED! Great investment property!
Located just feet from SR80 in LaBelle. The build-
ing has over 1800 square feet of office space and
has plenty of room for parking. The floorplan has
the advantage of being able to be split into 2 sep-
arate rental offices, while still providing a com-
mon lobby area. $369,900
* Prime 20+/- acre potential commercial parcel
located near West Glads Elementary in Muse and
just minutes away from downtown LaBelle.
$3.50 per square foot.
* Invest now build later! Corner lot outside city
limits near town. $155,000.
* Commercial property with visibility from SR 80
.30+/-. Make offer $80,000.


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By Nancy Dale
Big plans are under way for the
"grand opening" of the Fort Cen-
ter Eco-tourism and nature lovers
trail at Lakeport off Banana Grove
Road, County Road 78 on the
west side of Lake Okeechobee. As
Fall turns the corner, the Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commis-
sion (FWCC) is planning the un-
veiling of all the major work they
have accomplished over the past
few years in making the ancient
trails of the Belle Glades Indians
open to the public with kiosks de-
scribing their lifestyle some 2,000
years ago. Still present are the
remains of their mound civiliza-
tion detailed in Florida Atlantic
University archeologist's book on
Fort Center.
Dr. Sears was at Fort Center
when the mounds were exca-
vated and assisted in the preser-
vation of artifacts now housed
at the University of Florida Mu-
seum of Natural History. Ironi-
cally, moving ahead in time, Fort
Center was also one of the many
Civil War forts constructed during
the Seminole Wars where bounty
hunters were directed to remove
Seminoles from the state with the
passage of the 1800s Indian Re-
moval Act.
The only remains of the Fort
may be buried deep within the
oxbow of Fisheating Creek which


curves gracefully through the
silence of unspoiled beauty of
weeping cypress trees, spiky pal-
mettos and lush oaks along its
banks. At the annual meeting of
Save or Creek (SOC) held on Au-
gust 9, SOC board member, Deen
Mountain, who reported on the
FWCC's progress, is coordinating
SOC's involvement with FWCC in
opening day activities; exact date
is to be determined.
Also at the annual SOC meet-
ing, officers were elected and a
vacated board member position
filled. Butch Jones, due to other
commitments, will not serve this
year as a board member or Vice
President, but Liz Donley of the
Fort Myers, Guardian of Telegraph
Swamp group, an affiliate of SOC,
was voted to assume his duties
on the board. She will also serve
as Secretary of the organization
with Harris Friedman moving
from the Secretary role to that of
Vice President. All other board
members, officers and committee
heads were maintained including
Ellen Peterson as President, Am-
ber Bratz as Treasurer; and Helen
Dixon as Membership Chair.
In other business, Harris Fried-
man gave an update on the pres-
ervation of Tom.Gaskin's Cypress
Knee Museum along U.S. 27 by
Fisheating Creek campground
that was vacated in 1999 when


the State purchased Lykes Broth-
ers land on both sides of the high-
way. The artifacts of cypress knee
statues and ancient canoes that
were housed in the museum have
long ago been removed. Efforts
previously approved by SOC will
continue in seeking a renovation
funds grant from the Department
of Historical Resources which has
been rolled-over in the list of 2008
preferences; in addition, there
will be continued efforts to list the
museum on the National Registry
of Historic Buildings.
As Glades County gains more
attention as an eco-tourism desti-
nation with national focus recent-
ly featuring Gatorama on network
television, members discussed
the creation of a "Strategic Man-
agement Plan" for SOC to identify
a Mission, Vision, Values and im-
age to be used 'in various promo-
tions that focuses on the purpose
of the organization in preserving
and promoting, economically,
one of the last pristine wilderness
areas in the state. All members
(including anyone interested in
becoming a member or other-
wise helping to protect the creek)
are invited to attend the 10 a.m.,
August 23, planning session to be
held at Fisheating Creek camp-
ground.


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Juicio
El 5 de agosto fue el primer
dia en el juicio de un caso de
homicidio en el condado Glades.
Jessy Castelucci de 26 afios esta
acusado de homicdio en primer
grado con una arma de fuego. En
las alegaciones se dice que el esta
involucrado en el homicidio de
Davronjon Bakeev cuyos restos
enterrados se encontraron el 20
de agosto del 2007 en una resi-
dencia rural en Muse.
El difunto fue reportado de-
saparecido el 23 de noviembre
del 2002. Davronjon Bakee de
29 afios era de Uzbekistan y es-
taba casado con una ciudadana
norteamericana. Todavia no es
claro si Davronjon estaba en el
pais con una visa de estudiante,
una visa de trabajo o una visa de
emigrante. De acuerdo a los ofi-
ciales se cree que el fue a ver su
esposa, hijos y cufada en Muse.
Alli supuestamente fue atacado y
baleado por Jesse Castelucci. Los
Agentes Especiales del Departa-
mento de Enforzamiento de Ley
en Florida creen que la esposa
de Dravonjon Ilamada Hadassah
Bakeev le dijo a Jessie que matara


a su marido y a cambio le daria
un vehiculo.
El 7 de agosto los abogados
acusadores del caso trajeron a
various testigos experts para
supervisor la excavaci6n de los
restos de Davronjon en una
propiedad de la comunidad rural
Muse. La Antrop6loga y Forense
Doctora Heather Walsh-Haney
encontr6 un trauma en la tercera
vertebra del cuello de la victim
que fue causada por un proyectil.
Sin embargo, los experts en la
investigaci6n no pudieron encon-
trar las similaridades ente la bala
y el casquillo, ni la similaridad en-
tre la bala y el casquillo del arma
encontrada en la residencia. Tam-
poco encontraron huellas digi-
tales. De acuerdo con el abogado
defensor Richard Sullivan habrd
otro juicio mas adelante.

Carreras Nuevas
Es tiempo para registrarse en
las nuevas carreras que ofrece el
Colegio Edison en las oficinas de
Clewiston y LaBelle.
A los que les gusta la Ciencia
est.n los cursos de Ambiente Bi-
ol6gigico y Bilogfa Humana. Para


los futures arquitectos, contrata-
dores y especialistas en construc-
ci6n hay cursos de Ingenierfa a los
que les gustaria el Departamento
de Justicia el Juez Jim Sloan va
dar el curso de Tecnologia en Es-
cenas de Crimen.
Se van a dar cursos de Report-
eros, Economia, Param6dicos y
otros mas.
Para mas informaci6n Ilame al
numero: (863) 674-0408.

Anuncio
Los contenedores para reciclar
que estaban en el estacionamien-
to de La Policia fueron traslada-
dos al lugar donde estuvo antes
el edificio de sacar las licencias
de manejar en la calle Cowboy.
Se pide a los residents continuar
con la buena costumbre de reci-
clar.

Bajar de peso
Quierres bajar de peso y no
sabes como. sin dietas, din pos-
tillos, sin licuados y sin ejercicios.
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APPRAISER

Personal Info:
Born in Pahokee, Florida and a permanent resident of Hendry
County since 1972. Married to Ruth Ann Hughes. I have two chil-
dren, Brett and Amber, both graduates of Hendry County Public
School system and both graduates of Florida Atlantic University.
They are working in the Health Care field as Nursing Home
Administrator and Nurse Practitioner respectively.

Community Involvement, Civic Service & Affiliations:
Board Member, Hendry County Area Housing Commission;
Former Steering Committee Member, Vision Hendry County
2020; Former Clewiston City Commissioner; Current Chair,
Clewiston Planning & Zoning Board; Former Board Member,
Hendry County Economic Development Council; Board
Member, Clewiston Museum & Former President & Board
Member, Clewiston Chamber of Commerce.

Work Experience:
Employed by United States Sugar Corporation for 40 years, leav-
ing in October, 2007. I spent 7 years in Accounting Dept. and 33
years in Real Estate Dept. My last 27 years I served as Director of
Real Estate overseeing hundreds of real estate transactions and
appraisal reviews of major purchases and charitable contribu-
tions to non-profits and governmental agencies. Included in my
responsibilities was oversight of property assessments and subse-
quent payment of real estate and personal property taxes for
Hendry, Glades and Palm Beach counties comprising a farming
operation covering approximately 240,000 acres.

I am a detail oriented professional manager with good interpersonal
skills and believe teamwork is the key to success. It would be a pleas-
ure to work for the residents of our great county and I would sincere-
ly appreciate your vote in the August primary election.
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FOR PROPERTY APPRAISER
YOUR VOICE IN THE PROPERTY APPRAISER'S OFFICE

24+ years experience working in the Property
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International Association of Assessing Officers

My Pledge to the voters of Hendry
County Is to address the position of
PropertyAppraiser In a full-time capac-
ity with an open door policy for all
property owners.

With 24+ years of experience in appraiser's
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Healthy Families


program awarded


Jim Martinson was recognized
as the Outstanding Family Assess-
ment Worker of the Year at Healthy
Families Florida's statewide pro-
gram meeting in Orlando. Jim,
a Family Assessment Worker for
Healthy Families Hendry/Glades,
received this award based on his.
accomplishments for July 2006
through June 2007.
During this time period, Jim
received almost 400 referrals for
families expecting a newborn.
That is almost all the resident
births in LaBelle and surrounding
communities.
In Hendry and Glades coun-
ties, a family expecting a new-
born has the opportunity to learn
about what services are available
for them. This happens when
each pregnant woman is invited


to be screened for Healthy Start
and Healthy Families services at
the beginning of her pregnancy.
Services for expectant women
are coordinated at the health de-
partment with the Lee OB/GYN
& Associates' midwives, who of-
fer prenatal care every Tuesday
in LaBelle and every Thursday in
Clewiston.
Jim says, "Expecting and new
parents need all the support they
can get and being able to offer
them services that will help them
as new parents is rewarding."
For more information about
the Healthy Families Program at
Heidry County Health Depart-
ment, please call the LaBelle of-
fice at 863-674-4041 ext 149 or the
Clewiston office at 863-902-3311
ext 532


The baby alligators


are coming soon!


Submitted photo/Patty Register
An alligator hatchling escapes the confines of her egg.


Palmdale, Florida, August 12,
2008 Do your children think
education is boring? "It defi-
nitely does not have to be," say
Allen and Patty Register, own-
ers of Gatorama. It is the time
of year that chirping, grunting
and snapping baby alligators
emerge from their shells to meet
the world. Gatorama is marking
this occasion by hosting an "Al-
ligator Hatching Festival" August
22 through September 1 at its
facility at 6180 U.S. Highway 27,
Palmdale.
"This is a great opportu-
nity for parents to teach Iheir
children about one of nature's
fascinating life cycles,".says.Al-
len Register. "For the next two
weeks we will welcome over
two thousand alligators into the
world at Gatorama. Guests will
actually be able to see these little
baby alligators wiggle out of the
eggs."
Visitors to Gatorama will also
be able to learn about the his-
tory of the American alligator
and how the populations have
been protected through one of
the most truly successful, sus-
tainable-use management pro-
grams ever implemented.
American alligators have
been off the endangered species
list since 1987 and populations
are still growing. Alligator farm-
ing is an important part of the


program.
There will be two shows
Monday through Saturday at
11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. and
three on Sunday at 2:00, 3:30
and 4:30 p.m. Regular admis-
sion is $14.95. Children less than
five feet are admitted for $6.95.
For guests that want a hands-on
experience, a "Hatch and Hold"
package is available. This pack-
age allows the guest to actually
hold an egg and let the baby al-
ligator hatch in their hands. The
cost for this package is $10. -
Gatorama opened in 1957
*as orieof Florida's first-alligator
attractions. It is still a popular
tourist attraction as well as an
operating alligator farm. One
of Gatorama's main attractions
for visitors and professional
photographers is the natural
Florida scenery in which these
prehistoric beasts sunbathe in
the warm tropical climate. Giant
oak trees and palm trees cover
the 15-acre attraction.
Visitors will also find other
animals along the covered 1,000
foot walkway and wooden
bridge, monkeys, bobcats, rac-
coons, peacocks, ducks and
geese all call Gatorama home,
as do six species of crocodiles
including the American Croco-
dile. Gatorama is the largest cap-
tive breeder in North America of
the Acutus Crocodile.


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RICK MURPHY

For Superintendent
*14 yrs. Board experience Budgeting, Planning,
Accountability, Classroom and Transportation.
*Business, teaching and administrative experience
SConservative spending while protecting local jobs
*Accomplishments: Academies for disruptive students;
special state funding that paid for our new middle schools.
*Goals: Academic Improvement, Career Programs for job skills &
placement paid for by special state funding.
I was raised on faith, honesty, integrity, family values
and gentle kindness of a small town southern man.
I believe that our greatest contributions are the ones
that we leave behind not what we take with us.

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fines, jail time and license suspen-
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who has to have their vehicle
repaired or.recover from injuries
sustained in the crash.
That is why the Florida High-
way Patrol has announced they
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other law enforcement and high-
way safety agencies across the
nation from August 15 through-
out the Labor Day holiday to take
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less disregard for human life,"
said Colonel John Czernis, direc-
tor of the Florida Highway Patrol.
"In 2006, there were over 22,000
alcohol related crashes in Flori-
da, almost 1,000 less than there
were in 2005. We want to keep
that downward trend going by
removing the impaired driver be-
fore they are involved in a crash.
Our troopers will be vigilant in
attempting to remove the drunk
drivers from Florida's roadways."
"Driving with a blood alcohol
content (BAC) of .08 percent or
higher is illegal in every state yet
we continue to see far too many
people suffer from the bad choic-
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SALES SEIYiE DUCT (LEANINl
NEW, EASY FINANCING
AVAILABLE FOI ALL A/C BiANDS

863 675.00122


All Major
Appliances
Quality Used Appliances and Repairs
SCell 863-673-8944
Nextell 158*17*61368
Se Habla Espafol
137 S. Industrail Loop Suite 5
863-673-1737 863-675-3111
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WINDOWS
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SPECIALIST
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JESSE WALLACE
P.O. Box 20( TaBelle, n.33975
239-707-6990
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Rooms and Suites Available
Nicest place in town
Open for all types of parties!

863-675-4411
Fax: 863-675-4892
1563 Oxbow Dr. LaBelle, FL


280 north bridge street
located In the historic forrey
building downtown LaBelle
863-612-0423


executive director of the Depart-
ment of Highway Safety and
Motor Vehicles. "Drunk driving
is simply not worth the risk. Our
department is committed to pre-
venting senseless tragedy caused
by drunk drivers."
The Florida Highway Patrol
will be conducting sobriety check-
points and selective enforcement
patrols throughout the state to
identify and arrest those who
make the decision to drive while
under the influence of alcohol.

Don't drink and drive!
For real-time traffic and road
condition reports, as well as maps
and other safety tips, the public is
urged to visit the FHP Web site


HARLESS AIR
CONDITIONING, INC.
Serving Hendry Le,
Collier Charlotte
Qlades Miami
Broward Sarasota

COMMERCIAL RESIDENTIAL
LOCAL: 863-675.4436
TOLL FREE: 866-675-4436
State Lie. & Ins. CM-C057157

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BEDDING
Serving LaBelle Since 7966
863-675-0717
SALES, SERVICE AND PARTS
TECHNICIAN BOBBY WHITE

















Drilling in Lee Co since 7980
(239) 872-8340
(863)674-0433
L'censea & Insurea
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IRRIGATION PLUS
A Water Well Drilling Company
Drilling in Lee Co since 1980
Specializing in Replacement
and Residential Wells
Irrigation Wells
Elevator Shafts
SIrrigation Systems
Farm Wells
Liscensed & Insured St#2331 Co# 1009
Credit Cards Accepted Alan Rivera Owner
239-567-0007




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BUSINESS HERE

For as little as $15.00
PER WEEK
CALL 863-675-2541
or email
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at www.flhsmv.gov/fhp/. Florida
drivers can also call 511 on their
cell phone for up-to-the minute
updates on traffic congestion,
road construction, lane closures,
severe weather and travel delays
on Interstates and major high-
ways.
The Department of Highway
Safety and Motor Vehicles encour-
ages anyone with a valid Florida
driver license or identification
card to go online to www.flhsmv.
gov and enter their emergency
contact information. This vital
information gives law enforce-
ment immediate access to this
information in cases of an emer-
gency, which makes it easier for
them to contact a family member
or friend.


PETE'S TRACTOR
SERVICES
Bush hogging, mowing/grading,
or other jobs?
239-728-6629



H&H SMALL ENGINE REPAIR
Time is our specialty. Whether you need work on
engines for weed eaters, blower or mowers, ATV's,
etc we can do it.Our staff is OPE Certified for 2
stroke & 4 stroke engines.
&
Master Certified in Briggs & Stratton and Kohler
Engines. Pick Up and Delivery services available
We pride ourselves on our quick, reliable service.
Call on us for your small engine r ir needs today

863-673-7350







Pool Service
Home Watch Pet Setting
Certified Pool Operator
#33-235787
Owned & Operated in LaBelle, FL
Diane 863-673-5256
Seth 239-633-0504
Lic#2006258471992 Insured



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Thinking of others
Elizabeth Raya, just six years old, decided to share her long, glossy black tresses with children who have lost their hair
due to illness. Last week she and her mom went to Sissy's Place where she donated a substantial length to the Locks of
Love program. Elizabeth is going into the first grade at LaBelle Elementary School and enjoying her perky new look. She
is the daughter of Maricela and Adan Raya.


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863-675-2878
Sales Service Refrigeration
Installation *Pool Heaters
State Certified Class A Contractor
Lic CACl81266
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AUCTION 1000 Islands area
waterfront properties, Lake
Ontario waterfront estates,
mansions on the St. Law-
rence River and duck hunting
retreats. Auction is Saturday,
August 30 in Clayton, New
York. Get property details aL
www.wotz.com/newyork/ or
call (800)551-3588 for a
brochure. Woltz & Schrader
Real Estate Auctions
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r, (2) Burial Sites at Evergreen
Cemetery in old original
section, $1000 firm
(863)467-1005
CREMATORIUM NICHE -
Double & Double Urns. Lo-
cated in Port Charlotte, FL.
$750. (302)747-7766


2 FREE Male Kittens Spot is
white with black spots and
sport is white .with grey
spots. They are about 12
weeks old, great with my
dog. Very playful. They come
with a cat litter box and a few
toys, and a scratching post.
Would like them to stay to-
gether. (863)447-0689
FIFTH WHEEL TRAVEL TRAIL-
ER 38', fair cond., Lot 86,
Lakeport RV, FREE, FREE,
FREE! (239)597-4973
FREE: PUPPIES to good
home, shots and wormed.
Red Bone & Brindle Bull dog.
Call 863-673-3894
KITTEN Female Tabby, 3
months old. Free to good
home only. (863)467-9520
KITTENS Free- If you can't
provide a great home don't
call (863)801-3561
KITTENS 8 wks. old. 2 males
& 1 female. Free to good
homes only. (863)634-3029
SIBERIAN HUSKY, 3 year old
male, free to good home.
LaBelle 239-217-2392
SPRINGER SPANIEL Female,
great with kids, 4 yrs old, to
good home only
(863)634-1062


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PORT LABELLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
A vacancy exists on the Board of Supervisors for the re-
maining unexpired term of Supervisor Seat 2 (until No-
vember 2008). A letter of application will be accepted
until Monday, September 8, 2008 from any District
resident to be delivered to 3293 Dellwood Terrace in
Port LaBelle or mailed to RO. Box 1605, LaBelle, FL
33975.


YARD SALE
4007 W. Palomar Circle
Sat, August 23 8am to ???
Baby items, household items,
girls clothes (Jrs, sm & med)

YARD SALE
Port LaBelle Yard Sale
Sat., Aug. 23rd., 8am-12 Noon
4091 E. Sunflower Circle.
Another great sale!
Brand Name Ladies Clothing,
H/H items, Misc. & More!
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helps you understand
the world around you.
No wonder newspaper
readers are more suc-
cessful people



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garage? Advertise your
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clean un a breezel


Employment -
Full-Time 205
Employment -
Medical 210
Employment -
Part-Time 215
Employment
Wanted 220
Job Information 225
Job Training 227
Sales 230



NEED LIVE IN FEMALE ASAP-
to care for 1 person, clean-
ing laundry, help in cook-
ing. Run errands, 6 days/wk,
Salary + room and board,
cable TV (863)517-0998
Find It faster. Sen It soon-
er In the classfleds



OWNER/OPERATORS...
Must have min. 3 yrs Class
"A" Experience w/ 3 Axle
Tractor. OTR-Long Distance,
Local Company, SERIOUS
INQUIRIES ONLY! PLEASE
CALL 800-255-3413

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


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Position .Openings Shift Hourly/Salary Full/Part Time
Dishwasher .......... 1 ... Nights.... Hourly .... Full-Time


PC Support
Technician ... .. . 1 ... Flexible .. Salarly .... Full-Time


Slots Customer
Service Rep......... 2 ... .Nights ... Hourly .... Part-Time

The Tribal Council gives preference In all of its employment practices to Native Americans. First preference in hiring,
training, promoting and in all other aspects of employment is given to members of the Seminole Tribe of Florida who meet
the job requirements. Second preference is given to other members of federally recognized Native American Tribes who
meet the job requirements.
If you are interested in applying for any of these positions complete an Application and return itto the Casino HR
Department. Qualifications for the desired position will be reviewed and you may be given an opportunity to interview for
the position. As with all applicants, hiring decisions will be made by the department to which you are applying.

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Hospice and Community Services

Licensed by the State of Florida in 1981
RECRUITING OPEN HOUSE

Join us on Friday, August 22nd
10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Please call or visit our website for
list of current openings.

Visit our office
100 S.W.C. Owens Ave.
Clewiston, FL

100% Paid Benefits Provided
Medical, Dental, Life,
Disability, Retirement Plan
Up to 26 Paid Days Off Annually
Let us tell you about our full
benefits package

Email Resume:
careersf(hopehospice.org
or Fax Toll Free 1-866-604-8081
-or-
Request Application at
Hope Hospice
100 S.W.C. Owens Ave.,
Clewiston, FL 33440
1-866-604-8080
Applications also available
online at:
www.hopehospice.org/Careers.htm
EOE
Drug Free


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Full Tim


ykes Bros. Inc., Ranch Di-
vision, has an immediate
opening for an Administra-
tive Assistant in the Engi-
neering Department at its
Brighton office. Respon-
sibilities include administra-
tive support, data entry &
processing, report prepara-
Von, research public
records, permits and stat-
utes. Qualified candidates
will have experience as an
Administrative Assistant,
have knowledge in the op-
eration of general office
equipment and be proficient
in Word, Excel, Outlook and
Internet. Experience with
Powerpoint, GIS, reading
drawings and maps, envi-
ronmental permits, sampling
and testing a plus but not re-
quired. Lykes offers com-
petitive wages 'and an
excellent benefit package,
Qualified applicants should
mail, e-mail or fax resume to:
Lykes Bros. Inc.
Ranch Division
Attn: Loyda Rivera
106 SW County Road 721
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Irivera@lykes.com
Fax: 863-763-6159
AA, EOE, DFW M/F/D/V

TEACHERS needed for
Glades.West Child
Development Center we are
making a difference, come
join us to provide children
with developmentally
appropriate activities in a
quality Early Childhood
Program. Required
qualifications include 18
years of age minimum; have
Transcript documentation of
passing All Competency
Exams for the DCF Child
Care Training DCF
Introductory Childcare
Training or AA Degree in
Early Childhood or related
field. Apply with Christa M.
Trevino at (863)612-0783
at 2500 CR 731 S.W.
LaBelle, FL 33935.
RCMA is an Equal
Opportunity Employer.

How do you thd a job In
today's competitive
market? In the employ-
ment section of the das-
slfleds

One man's trash Is anoth-
er man's treasure. Turn
your trash to treasure
with an ad In the classi-
fleds.


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ABSOLUTELY FREE!
* Price must be included in ad
* Private parties only
* 2 items per household per issue


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SHENDRY REGIONAL
MEDICAL CENTER
"Where It's AliffAout etting (Better"
Fultime-ERRN iI Staffupesorp
Valid F lic. Min 3yrs exp., ACTS, PALS reQ.
Perdian-RN NursingSupervisor
Valid FL RN lic. 5 + yrs. clinical exp. Must have 3 yrs charge or supervisory
status. ACLS PALS reo.
Full time Registered Nurse (Openings for Med/Surg/ER/CCU)
Must possess a valid FL license w/ at least I yr. exp in area of expertise.
Full time HIM Supervisor
RHIA with two+ yrs sup exp or RHIT with three+ yrs sup exp. Must demon-
strate an excellent command of the ICD-9-CM Classification system and DRG
.methodology. Must have the ability to use computerized medical record
abstract and encoder, and possess good technical skills.
Full time -Advanced Registered Nurse Pracitloner
(ARNP) (HRCCC LaBelle)
Must possess excellent communication skills to interact with patients, staff,
and the community. The center presently operates during the hours of Sam 8pm
Monday- iday and 8 am 12 Noon on Saturday. Requires flexible scheduling.
i Full time Respiratory Therapist (Day shift)
CRT or RRT. Must possess a valid FL license, BLS required.
Full time Inpatlent/Outpatlent Coder
Must possess knowledge and ability to apply inpatient coding
guidelines. Must possess knowledge of medical terminology and profi-
ciency in ICD-9 Coding. Must be able to communicate, both written and
orally and maintain confidentiality of all patient information. Acute care
hospital experience preferred.
Full time Mammographei/Radlographer
Must be ARRT registered with a valid FL License to practice Radiologic
Technology.
Full time Food Service Director/CIrilcal Dietitian
Bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics or related field
required: Master's Degree preferred. Either registry eligible or a
Registered Dietitian (RD) of the American Dietetic Association
(ADA). Previous clinical dietetic experience in acute care with multi-
ple a age gros nd 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 LPN (Corporate Health)
Must possess a valid Florida LPN License.
SFull time Department Secretary (HR)
Previous exp in an office setting pref. Must have exp with MS Office
apps. Must be conscientious of the confidential nature information
and possess excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills.
Full time C.N.A. Monitor Tech 7am 7pm (CCU)
Must possess certification as a CAN/Monitor Tech exp.
Mww.hendyegional.org
Phone: 863-902-3023 or Fax resume to: 863-983-0805
Drug Free Workplace EOE


Anrmor
Colffelonat Health Seir r el
Armor Correctional
Health Care
Accepting Applications
NOW!
*RN- FT Days
*LPNs Per diem
@ Glades County Jail
If you would like to join
our winning team,
forward your resume
to attn, Carol at
cbobay@
armorcorrectional.com
or fax to
S863-946-6398
We are a Physician
owned company,
competitive .salary,
benefits. E.O.E



HANDYMAN NEEDED for local
business, flexible hours, good
pay. (239)298-3077
HOUSEKEEPERS
BARTENDERS
FRONT DESK CLERK
wanted at
PORT LABELLE INN
863-675-4411



Driver- CDL-A. PTL Supports
The Red, White & Blue. Stu-
dents with CDL Welcome -
excellent training. Co. Drivers
Earn up to 46cpm. Owner
Operators Earn 1.41cpm. No
Forced Northeast. Co. Driv-
ers call: (888)PTL-DRIVE
O.Operators call: (888)PTL-
DREAM Power Only call:
(888)PTL-DREAM www.ptl-
inc.com.
Drivers: $1000 + WEEKLY
Sign-On Bonus 35-41cpm
Earn over $1000 weekly! Ex-
cellent Benefits Need CDL-A
& 3 mos recent OTR
(800)635-8669.


Guaranteed Weekly Settle-
ment Check. Join Wil-Trans
Lease Operator Program. Get
the Benefits of Being a Lease
Operator without any of the
Risk. (866)906-2982. Must
be 23:
Learn to Operate a Crane or
.Bull Dozer Heavy Equipment
Training. National Certifica-
tion. Financial & Placement
Assistance. Georgia School
of Construction.
www.Heavy5.com Use code
"FLCNH" or call
(866)218-2763.
Need a career??? Become a
nationally Certified Heat-
ing/AC tech. 3.5wk Nation-
ally Accredited program. Get
EPA/OSHA/NCCER Certified.
Local job placement. Financ-
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(877)994-9904.
Post Office Now Hiring! Avg
Pay $20/hr or $57K/yr In-
cluding Federal Benefits and
OT. Placed by adSource, not
USPS who hires. Call
(866)713-4492.
TRUCK DRIVERS: CDL train-
ing. Up to $20,000 bonus.
Accelerate your career as a
soldier. Drive out terrorism
by keeping the Army National
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Financial



Business
Opportunities 305
Money Lenders 310
Tax Preparation 315




ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do
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sidered fraudulent. In all
cases of questionable val-
ue, such as promises of
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Services



Babysitting 405
Child Care Needed 410
Child Care Offeredi415
'Instruction 420
Services Offered 425
Insurance 430
Medical Services435



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Mon- Fri 7a- 7p
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NEWSPAPER...
makes you a more informed
and interesting person. No
wonder newspaper readers
are more successful




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



DELIVER OUR
PRECIOUS CARGO:
Be a Hendry County
School Board Bus
Driver. Contact the
Transportation Dept.
at.863-674-4115








JOIN NOW
66% OFF
+30 DAYS
FREE

863-675-8446
439 Hwy 80 LaBelle, FL




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



SKIPPER'S TRACTOR Service
Bush-hogging, mowing,
loader work, landscaping,
sodding (863) 673-5784


UNITED STATES

SUGAR
CORPORATION
ELECTRICAL & INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIANS
$28 Plus Per Hour

Ability to troubleshoot and install AC/DC multi-wire con-
trol systems, read electrical schematics, perform layout
work, calibrate various measuring instruments and per-
form load calculations for sizing of wire and breakers.
*Experience with Electro-Hydraulic
Systems(PLC,HMI,OEM)
*Control Loops and Transmitters
*Variable Frequency Drives
*Minimum three years Plant Experience

Email your resume Jdooley@ussugar.com
Fax 863-902-2889
www.ussugar.com

ABOUT US SUGAR CORPORATION
United States Sugar Corporation is one of America's
largest diversified, privately-held agribusiness firms
located on the southern shore of Florida's
Lake Okeechobee.


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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
Tools 725
Toys & Games 730
VCRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740




AC UNIT 2 ton package, In
good condition, $275 or best
offer (863)447-5407
CENTRAL HEAT & AIR UNIT -
Goodman 48k BTU, serviced
every year, like new. $900 or
best offer. (863)763-3932


FREEZER Kenmore upright,
good condition, 4' 9 $95
firm (863)467-5680
FUTON Beautiful white
washed wood, steel frame,
$250. Call 863-675-7306 or
863-885-1392
MICROWAVE Over the stove,
black $100/firm.
(863)517-0244


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GAS DRYER Frigidaire HD,
delicate perm press cool
down. $125 or best offer
(863)467-6886
MINI FRIDGE good condi-
tion, $40. (863)517-2329
RANGE -, Frigidair, new in box,
white, Model FEF352DSD,
paid $500 sell for $300 neg
(863)467-3688
REFRIGERATOR Counsil,
Gas, 12 cu. ft., w/freezer.
Excellent condition. Great for
RV. $500 (561)329-8205
UPRIGHT FREEZER Kenmore
14, works great. $75
(863)467-6886
WASHER, FRIGADAIRE Late
model, heavy duty, like new,
$150. Call 863-467-0792
WASHER/DRYER Maytag
Neptune stackable unit, 1 yr
old, used maybe 15 times.
$450 neg (863)675-6904
WASHER/DRYER, Kenmore -
White, works great, $150 for
set. Call 863-675-7306 or
863-885-1392
WASHERS & DRYERS
STACK UNITS
$95 & up, 1 yr warranty
REFRIGERATORS & STOVES
(239)694-0778
WATER COOLER/REFRIGERA-
TOR Sunbeam, 3 temps,
holds 3 or 5 gar jugs, like
new. $150 (863)675-9331



BOOKS (60) Harlequins Ro-
mance & Silhouettes. $10.
or will trade. (863)763-1059




Steel Prices Rising
Buy Now!
Factory Direct to site
Can Erect, Cheap Freight
www.scg-grp.com
Source#15M
651-644-3056
SHED 12x24, buyer must
move, $2900
(863)677-0977
SHED 6 month old, 10x16.
Roll Up Door & Side Door.
$2900 Buyer must move.
(863)677-0977



CULVERT for driveway, ap-
prox 20" diameter x 22ft
ong, good condition, asking
$150, (863)697-2032
GE MOTORS Electric Cement
Mixer good cond. 1/3
hrspwr $200,
(863)763-8547


JACUZZI good condition,
white, call any time $200.
(239)340-4290
METAL ROOFING Approxi-
mately 40 squares of 24
gauge standing seam metal
roofing panels, green in col-
or, twelve inch wide panels
of various lengths. $2500.
(863)763-4404
METAL ROOFING. Buy direct
from manufacturer. Over 20
colors in stock, several pro-
files to choose from. Quick
turnaround. Delivery
available. (352)498-0778,
(888)393-0335. www.Gulf-
CoastSupply.com.
WATER SYSTEM Complete,
1.5hp pump, water softener,
Pressure tank. New $1250.
Asking $700. (863)763-3932


CARPET 2 pcs., White, 8x13
each. Includes pad. $50 total
or best offer. (863)946-3822


BABY BLANKETS & Burping
cloths (15-16), for a girl,
good condition. $10 for all
(863)675-2503
BABY ITEMS Crib, stroller,
infant car seat, bassinetts,
security gate & walker, $150
will sell sep. (863)673-5704
CAR SEAT Clewiston area.
Like new/used only 9 days.
221bs.-541bs. limit. $30.
(317)501-4084
CRIB White Crib and chang-
ing table, good condition:
$100. (863)517-0244
WHITE CRIB & chest, high-
chair, stroller, baby seat,
youth car seat, etc. $225.
863-763-0141 after 6pm


GOWN sz. 12, black, split
sides, front & back, w/silver
chains, never worn, $150.
(863)675-2424
WEDDING DRESS White w/
lace & long train. Size 9, w/
identical child's gown size
small. $150 (863)677-4234


ELVIS PICTURE Framed, 20
X32, Very young Elvis &
Framed '77 Newspaper of his
death. $500 (863)763-5163



EPSON 660 Printer Clewiston
area. Excl. cond./ Incl. cable
& xtra color cartridge. $25.
(317)501-4084
SCHOOL COMPUTER Fast
Dell, XP Pro, complete sys-
tem. $100 Call Joe
(863)634-8671
SCHOOL COMPUTER XP
Pro, CD burner, complete
system $75 (863)517-2782


CERAMIC KILN large model
w/150 +/- assorted split
molds, clay or slip, $300
takes all (863)697-3583


Bed Spread- White, queen
size, Chenille, $20 or best
offer (863)357-1560
COMFORTER SET California
King, neutral colors. $45
(8631467-8050


Adjustable single bed- (2)
electric, have rails; useable
clean mattresses $650 will
separate (863)467-4949
BDRM SET FULL HD/FT BD
DRESSER W/MIRROR,TALL
DRESSER $75/or best offer.
(863)675-6657
BEDROOM SUITE Full/Queed
Headboard, Rails, Dresser
w/mirror & matching night
stand. $150 (863)675-0600
Budweiser pool table light,
Call for more details, $100 or
best offer (863)634-0888
BUNK BED w/desk & trundle.
Needs matt. Lge rear storage
$200 neg. (863)763-6430
(772)260-4658
COFFEE TABLE Contempo-
rary solid metal rectangular
with beveled glass top, new.
$125 (863)675-3016
CORNER SHELVES, 2' across
6.5" tall. Solid wood. 2 for
$50. (863)674-0634. LaBelle
COUCH AND Love seat deep
sitting- great cond. Beige-
must see $450/neg.
(863)697-1702
CURIO & STORAGE Large
black, mirror front, very pret-
ty. $100 or best offer
(863)675-2959
DINING ROOM TABLE Solid
oak, oval, -2 leaves & table
cover, 6 chairs, 4 good, 2
ok. $75 (954)793-3203
LIFT CHAIR Blue heat & vi-
brator. good cond., In Palm-
dale. $200/neg.
(863)673-6226
LIGHTED CURIO & storage
unit, 104" Long, can separ-
ate unit, almond, must sell.
$100 neg (863)675-2959
LOVE SEAT and cloth recliner -
They are both in good condi-
tion. $50. (863)697-6404
(863)697-0337
LOVESEAT RECLINER Medi-
um brown leather, like new,
$350/best offer. Call
863-763-6706
Matching Glass Curio Cabi-
nets (2) with lights inside,
light wood, 5 shelves, $250
or best offer (863)634-0888
RECLINER Lazy Boy, Like
brand new. Only used ap-
prox. 12 times. Paid $500,
Asking $125 (863)983-6450
RECLINERS (2) rocker re-
cliners, 1 green, 1 burgundy,
$150 for both or will sell
separate (863)674-1428
ROLL AWAY BED Excellent
condition, on wheels, folds
up. $100 (863)946-3822
Moore Haven
SCREEN- 6 panel, folding,
gold,green, black, tan,
carved wood, jungle safari
$1250 neg (863)675-7807
Set of 4 interlocking wood TV
table trays, have 4 different
sized table clothes, Call for
details $75 (863)357-1560


SLEEPER SOFA double, ask-
ing $35 (863)214-3850
SOFA & CHAIR w/4 Ig. pil-
lows, taupe & light green,
exc. cond., $350.
(863)634-5038
TABLE Wood, round with leaf
& 4 wood chairs, good con-
dition.' $50 (863)465-9470
Lake Placid
WALL UNIT/ENTERTAINMENT
CENTER 3 pc., for big
screen TV, glass doors,
$325. (863)634-5038



COUGAR GOLF CLUBS & BAG
MEN'S LEFT HANDED $75/or
best offer. (863)675-6657
Golf Cart- Easy Go, needs bat-
teries, $300 *NEGOTIABLE*
(863)634-8098 Anytime


BERETTA AL391 Urika Auto
Shotgun, 20 ga, shot once,
like new w/fact. case & ac-
cess $700 (863)902-0381
REMINGTON MODEL 742
Woodsman 30-06 semi-
auto rifle w/leather case.
$200. (863)467-8823
RIFLE New in box. 30-06
Mossberg, Bolt Action, Syn-
thetic Stock. $300/best offer.
863-697-1084 Anytime.
WINCHESTER 100 308CAL
GOOD CONDITION PRE
1964 $750. (863)261-1286



BOWFLEX ULITMATE Bow-
flex Ultimate like new.
Comes with DVD, paper-
work, pullies, and handles.
$300. (863)228-0028
HOME GYM Imex Power-
House .Strength Series, max
weight 100 Ibs, great cond.
$150 (863)357-7158
LIFEMAX TREADMILL Col-
lapsible for easy storage,
max weight 250 Ibs, good
cond. $50 (863)357-7158
WEIGHT BENCH Stringer
with 300 Ib weight set, curl
bar & bar bells, barely used.
$250 (863)675-3016


Wedding Band Set, woman's,
14K gold with many dia-
monds, Paid $1100, asking
$600 (863)467-7589


JAZZY SCOOTER electric,
like new, $500 or best offer
(863)763-7609
MALLARD SCOOTER looks &
runs good, needs batteries,
w/front basket. In Palmdale.
$200/neg. (863)673-6226
NEW MIDMARK 535 HY-
DRAULIC STRETCHER -
THIS BED IS LIKE NEW,NEV-
ER BEEN USED IT HAS A
FEW SCRATCHES FROM
SHIPPING,NOTHING MA-
JOR.RETAIL PRICE
$2500.00 HABLO ESPANOL
$800/or best offer.
(863) 265-0366
863)674-1008


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THE 7L BRAND(MULCH PLANT) IS
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FRIDAY AUGUST 22, 2008


FROM


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AT


PALMDALE COMMUNITY CENTER
7967 MAIN STREET

PALMDALE, FL 33944


PLEASE COME PREPARED TO FILL OUT APPLICATIONS
AND A POSSIBLE INTERVIEW WITH
HIRING MANAGERS


WE HAVE THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS AVAILABLE


FORKLIFT OPERATORS.....................MACHINE OPERATORS

BOOM OPERATOR .......................GRAPPLE OPERATOR

FRONT END LOADER ..................AGGING LINE FOREPERSON

GRINDER LINE OPERATOR ............ MAINTENANCE MECHANIC
TRAFFIC CONTROL CLERK


AA,EOE,DFW,M/F/D/V


BOW Alpine, Youth type
w/case & arrows. $200
(863)214-3850
SKB DOUBLE BOW HARD-
CASE asking $100
(863)902-0381
TOTAL GYM Total gym XL
TV Model like new condition.
$450/or best offer.
(863)763-4493



SUBWOOFER BOX For 2 10"
speakers, for Ford F150. $75
or best offer (863)763-6369
SUBWOOFERS (2) Kicker
Comps, 10". $50 or best of-
fer (863)763-6369


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WHEELCHAIR- Merit. Electric.
New condition. $500
(863)983-4940


AIR FILTER Hepa by Honey-
well. $50 (863)467-8050
AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train
for high paying Aviation
Maintenance Career. FAA ap-
proved program. Financial
aid if qualified Job place-
ment assistance. CALL Avia-
tion Institute of Maintenance
(888)349-5387.
ART PRINTS Matted, not
framed. $50 (863)673-0980
ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE
from Home. *Medical,
*Business, *Paralegal,
*Computers, *Crminal Jus-
tice. Job placement assis-
tance. Computer available.
Financial Aid if qualified. Call
(866)858-2121, www.Cen-
turaOnline.com.
CELL PHONE Motorola Buzz
IC602, Hybrid Nextel,
w/charger & phone clip,
$100 neg. (863)673-1981
CHAIN LINK FENCE -4 rolls 6'
and misc. parts, $300. Call
863-673-3894
COBRA GPS Brand new.
$300 (863)467-7421
FENCE POSTS treated, 4",
80+, good condition, $250
will sell separately.
(863)467-4328
Hoveround Electric Wheel-
chair Almost new, gray,
$2000 or best offer
(863)357-1136
NOW AVAILABLE! 2008 POST
OFFICE JOBS. $18-$20/HR.
NO EXPERIENCE, PAID
TRAINING, FED BENEFITS,
VACATIONS. CALL
(800)910-9941 TODAY! REF
#FL08.
SQUIRREL CAGE blower fan -
220 volts used but powerful.
$50. (863)634-9645



5 STRING Dojo by Dobro -
Collector's instrument. Exc.
cond.Hard case and more.
$1200/neg. (863)467-8644
BAND FLUTE $250
(863) 675-2804 LaBelle
BAND TRUMPET $175
(863)675-2804 LaBelle
KEYBOARD Casio CT625,
210 sound tone bank, like
new, includes stand. $200
firm (863)675-9331


BLACK MOUTH CURR 8
month old. $100 or trade.
(863)357-1684
BONDED PAIR. of LoveBirds.-
Lutino male/pied hen mated
pair not tame $70.
(863)763-2169
CHIHUAHUA tan female, 4 Ibs,
10 months $200 days
(863)675-2541 LaBelle
DOG BOX $250. Call
(863)467-7197
DOG BOX 4 mos. old, w/slid-
er, 4'lx4.5'wx3'h, $300.
(863)801-9799
DOG BOX with double swing
door, $400. (863) 467-7197
FISH TANK 55 gallon, with
sand, $100.(863)843-0261
GELDING 10 yrs old. $1000
or best offer. (863)675-2992
PARROT CAGE- extra large,
like new, $250
(863)465-4950 .
RABBITS, 3 Lionheads two
females one male. Come see.
Must sell $25/or best offer.
(863)201-3492
RINGNECK Doves-tan, blonde;
peach. 5 for $40. Trade for
cockatiel or conure. LaBelle
(863) 675-2541 days
Sugar Gliders (3) 2 males, 1
females, with cage, $600 or
will separate, Call for more
details (863)532-1089 OKEE
YORKIE TEACUPS 2 F, 1 M.
Parents on premises.
Adorable, Tiny. Must see!
Asking $500 (863)674-1404



BATHROOM SINK & Faucet,
used, has connecting pieces.
$25 (954)793-3203
Vanity sink, marble finish, 36"
wide X 22" deep, $50
(863)824-8728
WATER TANK 33 Gallon, for
next to pump. 100 psi $50 or
best offer. (863)763-2958
WELL PUMP motor used
well pump motor 110 volts
runs good $40.
(863)634-9645



HOT TUB Seats 4, wooden
outside. $1000
(863)467-7421


BACKPACKS (2) Kelty 3600.
Only used 1 time. Good con-
dition. $70 will sep.
(863)265-0255


CARPET &
UPHOLSTERY
CLEANING
I Powerful deep cleaning
Struck mount system
Home Maintenance & Repairs too
20+ yrs. exp.lLocally owned & Operated
863-675-7297


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SUBWOOFERS (2) Planet
Audio & JBL Amp, 400
watts, $300 or best offer.
(863)634-2845/763-2230



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NEWSPAPER...
makes you a more informed
and interesting person. No
wonder newspaper readers
are more successfully



37" SHARP LCD TELEVISION -
USED AS DISPLAY UNIT
FOR ABOUT 2 MONTHS.
$825. (863)467-7555
SANYO 27" TV, Emerson VCR
/ rewinder All work perfect-'
ly remotes and manuals in-
cluded $135/will sep.
( 8 6 3 ) 6 3 4 7 3 3 6
(863)634-7529

TV Black & White, Portable,
5" w/AM & FM Radio. 3 way
power, AC, 12 V & Batteries
size C. $25 (863)467-1373
TV Portable, 5", w/Am/FM ra-
dio, 3 way power, a/c, 12
volt battery size C. $25
(863)467-1373


AIR COMR New, Gas, 13hp
30 gal. Ingersoll Rand -
$2000/or best offer.
(863)233-9806
Bench Top Drill Press
Dunlop(Sears) $25 May be
seen at 241 SE Hwy 441 N
BIODIESEL processor, settling
tank, heated separator tank.
to make your own biodiesel
$300 obo 239-560-4850
GENERATOR Never used, 11
hp, 5650 watt. $500
(863)612-0992
IRRIGATION PUMP $100.
Call 863-467-6148
TRAILER HITCH Draw tight,
$75. Call 863-467-6148



VACUUM Kirby, excellent
condition, all attachments
$100. (863)517-0244


SONY BDP-S300 BLU-RAY
PLAYER NEW IN BOX NEW
SONY BLU-RAY PLAYER.
$375. (863)467-7555
The classlfleds are the
most successful sales-
person n town.


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



HORSE DRAWN COACH Full
size. Hydraulic brakes. Built
in 2000. Good shape. Asking
$2250 neg (954)494-1990
STOCK TRAILER w/lights,
storage area, holds 4 horses,
many new upgrades $1000
(239)223-2260 Ive msg



BUSH HOG MOWER 6', Rhi-
no $1800. (239)357-5111
or(863)234-1230
COMMERCIAL LAWNMOWER
- Bunton, 0 turn, 20hp, 50"
cut, good cond., $2500 or
best offer. (863)697-2032
GRASS TRIMMER D.R.,
good shape. $200
(863)467-4187
INTERNATIONAL CUB LO-BOY
- 100 hrs. on eng., 5ft. belly
mower, 3 pt. hitch, $1300
neg. (863)517-1744
LAWN MOWER 46" Crafts-
man, garage kept, needs a
belt. $500 or best offer
(863)763-7531
LAWN TRACTOR Wheel
Horse, needs work. $200
(863)763-3451
NEW 200 gallon Lesco Power
Spray tank, 5.5 Kawasaki,
electric row. $3,000
863-840-0505
PUSH MOWER 4.5 Yard Ma-
chine, runs good. $60
(863)673-0980
RIDING MOWER John Deere,
LT150, new in 2002, $1000
or best offer (239)229-7390
RIDING MOWER Yard ma-
chine, 42" cut, $200
(863)517-1019
SCAG 0-TURN- ready to mow,
$2500 (863)517-2077 La-
Belle


MALAYSIAN SERAMA BAN-
TEM PAIR Tiny. $40
(863)983-8646 leave mes-
sage


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


STOCK TRAILER Small Stock
trailer will hold 3 horses
comfortably or 4 smaller
horses. Has been fixed up.
Dependable. Call for details.
$1200/or best offer.
(863)517-2024

Rentals



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



DUPLEXES 2&3BR for rent in
Belmont area of LaBelle, nice
neighborhood, convenient lo-
'ation. (863)673-4630
LABELLE Gorgeous 1 & 2
BR, furnished, Riverfront
Apts., w/dock & boat storage
available. (239)337-5859


3BR/2BA Foreclosure!
$11,000! Only $199/Mol 5%
down 20 years @ 8% apr.
Buy, 4/BR $259/Mo! For list-
ings (800)366-9783 Ext
5798.
LABELLE 2br, Iba, new
appl's, $850/mo, some until
paid. $500 sec Call
(863)517-1000
LABELLE Lg 3 BR., 2 BA,
Screen porch, ceramic tile
floors, Community pool.
$800/mo (863)675-0104
LEHIGH ACRES House 2 BR,
2 BA, central A/C, carport,
renovated. Pool. $600 mo.
+ sec. dep. (239)369-9567
NICE NEW HOME 3 br, 2 ba,
quiet area, near LaBelle school
system. $1200/mo. + sec
(239)289-2896
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 3 br, 2 ba
No Pets, Non-smoking envi-
ronment. Margaret Barber Real
Estate. (863)675-5968


Mira Verde Apartments
Has a home for you.
Now renting 4 BR apts.
Move In Special.
Low Security Deposit.


Come and see what
You have been missing.

863-675-3339
6760 Santa Fe North
Corner of Cowboy Way
& Cedarwood Pkwy.
Or call for directions.


GREENTREE SOUTH APARTMENTS
A Farm Labor Rental Community
Available for Immediate Occupancy
2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments

* Must earn a minimum of $3998 from agricultural or farm
labor activities
* Spacious Apartment in quiet, country setting
* Full time bilingual Site Manager
* Community Room, Tot lot, Playground, Activities
* Sewer and trash included in rent no additional charge to
resident
* Handicap units available
* Rental rates starting at $577

Call 675-0313
TDD #1-800-955-8771
40 Greentree Drive, #101, LaBelle
9:00 AM 5:00 PM, Mon-Fri

EQUAL HOUSING

OPPORTUNITY


GREENTREE EAST APARTMENTS
Available for Immediate Occupancy
2 Bedroom Apartments

* Rental Assistance Available to qualified households
* Spacious Apartment in quiet, country setting
* Full time bilingual Site Manager
* Rental rates starting at $529 plus Utilities

Call 902-1577
TDD #1-800-955-8771
701 W Ventura, Clewiston
8:00 AM 3:00 PM, Mon-Fri


EUUAL HOUSING (s.








14 Caloosa Belle, Thursday, August 21, 2008


PORT LABELLE, 2BR, 1.5BA,
single family house, w/gar-
age, $650 mo. plus sec.
dep. 863-634-2975.

RIVERFRONT HOME
471 Old CR 78
LaBelle, Florida
3 bdrms 2 bths
w/brand new kitchen
Extra large dock &
huge yard
On Caloosahatchee River
Reduced to only $1200 a
mo!
1st, last & 1 mo sec.
deposit required
Call Broker-Owner
(863)675-3433 or
(800)638-6946
Venice New 1 and 2 bed-
room homes from $900 per
month in active lifestyle
community with waterfront
sites, resort amenities, on-
site activities and events.
(866)823-9860.
WEEKLY $125 TO $175. 2 &
3 bdrm trailers and houses.
Small deposit 675-1614


MUSE- 20 acres, 2/2 mobile
home, perfect horse boarding.
$700/mo (705)292-8255
evenings




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


Real Estate


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Businesi'PlacbS.- '
Sale 1005
Commercial| i I.. i.
Property Sale 1010
Condos/: ,'
Townhouses Sale 1015
Farms-,,Sale .., 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hontigm PrppqryL 103O
Intrestaet
Property" Sale 1035
Land--Sbl' ' 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open Hise; '.: 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection 1060
Real Estate Wanted1065
Resort prbl6erty -
Sale 1070
Wareho-se Spacei 1075
Waterfront Property 1080




.LABELLE- 4br, 2.5 ba, 2 story,
fully remodeled, New hdwd
firs, roof, kitchen, appls, be-
low appraised value,
$138,500 (863)228-0010
LaBelle
New Home Buyers
Finish off that purchase.
right! Visit White's
Furniture & Appliances
1060 Highway 29
South LaBelle
(863)675-0717.
NICE & ROOMY single family
home in Country Village, 2 br,
2.5 ba, 1 car gar, Irg fam rm,
central a/c, walking distance
to school & rec center, move
in cond, RE AGENT welcome,
.5% bank qual. required.
$159,900 (561)422-3024 .
TURKEY CREEK-SHORT SALE
Our loss is your gain. Cute 2/2
on deep water canal. Corner
lot. Hurry This Won't Last!
Great neighborhood.
$220,000 (305)394-4903


CITRUS GROVE
South of LaBelle, $7000/acre,
www.tommycland.com
(305)965-1955



Alabarha Land Bargain! 50
Acres- $129,900. Dockable
Deep Water! Nicely wooded,
open meadow, dockable
lakefront. Prime location-
minutes from Interstate! Ex-
cellent financing. Call
(800)564-5092, x1261.
EAST TENNESSEE LAKE IN-
VESTMENT Mountain Pen-
nensula Subdivision.
Spectacular 70 mile views of
Smokie Mountains from 300'
above WATTS BAR LAKE.
WWW.TRIEANA.COM
$1.9M, (941)468-5102.


For Sale By Owner- 39.87
acres. Wilkes, NC.. Blue
Ridge Parkway Views, Well,
Septic, 1200+ Feet Road
Frontage, No Restrictions,
$200k (336)838-0546 after
6pm, LEVONDAR@EM-
BARQMAIL.COM.
FORECLOSURE SPECIAL!
100+ Acre GO Ranch for
$49,900 Year- round roads,
utilities. Access to 6,000+
acre recreation land. Call
(866)OWN-LAND X.4390.
NC MOUNTAINS 2+ acres
with great view, very private,
big trees, waterfalls & large
public lake nearby, $49,500
call now (866)789-8535.


STEAL MY MARSHFRONT
Owner sacrifice!!! Drop'dead
gorgeous Marshtront. My
neighbor paid $389,900. I'll
sell mine for less than the
bank repo's. My six figure
loss is your gain. $229,900.
Call: (877)913-5253.


Mobile Homes



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




COUNTRY MEADOWS Newer
dbl wide, 3br,2ba, on one
acre, $850 plus sec dep. Call
(863)675-4573 or 517-1880
OW 3/2 partially furnished,
2004.model, stone fireplace,
storage shed, nice neighbor-
hood. $850. 239-560-4850
FIBERGLASS steps, 5 steps Ig
landing 40" tall, 38" wide.
Boca style railing 2 for $400.
(863)674-0634 LaBelle
LaBelle, 1974 N. Bridge St
1br & 2br avail, $450. mo. &
up. Ref. & Good Credit. Call
863-612-5455.
LaBelle 2 BR, Large decks,
new carpet, a/c, oak trees.
$150 wk. (863)673-5704
LABELLE 2br, lba, $125/wk
(863)673-5883
LABELLE -. 2BR/112BA, 2V2
Acres. $120 weekly, 1st &
last wk & sec. dep. Call
863-675-0218
LABELLE 3 br, a/c, shed.
$600/mo 1st & last. 1256
Mohawk Ave, off of SR 78.
No dogs or cats! Between
8am-8pm (863)673-4328
LaBelle 3BR/2BA singlewide,
Recently remodeled w/New
carpet. Air condition. $150
wk. (863)673-5704
LABELLE: Crescent Acres
area, 2br/2ba. Only $100
per week. 863-673-6362.
Call now!
MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT
2BR. Good condition. A/C.
$500-$600. mo.
(863)675-2474
SE RENTAN trails. Economi-
cas 1974 N, Bridge St La-
Belle 863-234-9589 Se
habla espanol



ADULT PARK' in Okeechobee.
e'824' w/10'x20' attached
Ijmily rm. 8'x8'6"Shed w/
W&D. $4000 863-381-7835
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MOVE TO YQUR LAND
Mobile Home Angels
561-721-2230
HOUSE TRAILER 32ft, good
cond., new refrig, new AC, In
LjBelle, $3000
1863)843-0058
MOBILE HOME asking
3000 or best offer
lb63)677-446
MONTURA, Super Clean, Late
model DW, 1 1/4 acre corner
lot on paved Id. New appl.,
Titled fir., .Priced to sell,
won't last long. $94,200.
Owner 863-673-5071
NEW 3br/2ba doublewide on
%s 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
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
863-675-8888
PALM HARBOR
3/2 HUGE, Loaded
14 houses to choose from
Starting at $399 per month
800-622-2832


Recreation



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



APEX Inflatable trailer &
15hp, Suzuki elec. start, only
20 hrs., $1500 or best offer.
(863)517-1744
BASS BOAT 17ft, Ranger,
1976, 85hp Mere, motor
guide, depth finders, runs
great $1800 (561)573-3499


BASS NATIQUE 17 Ft., 150
Johnson w/trailer & many
extra's. 1 owner. Garaged.
$3500 (561)262-1390
CONTINENTAL 220 Apache
hull, runs well, $3000
(863)763-5150
FIBERGLASS CRUISING BOAT
37ft, perfect live aboard,
must see to appreciate,
$4800 (239)823-2587
TRACKER, 12 ft, 8 horse
Yamaha engine, brand new
$2000 Alva 239-633-8047


ALLEGRO BAY 1992 motor
home, 32 ft. 69,000 orig
miles. Very good condition
$14,500 863-843-0277


ARGOSY, 1977 31', 454
Chevy. engine, $1,500/best
offer. Call 863-517-1745
COLEMAN FLEETWOOD POP
UP '00 Toilet & shower,
sleeps 6, great condition.
$2500 neg (863)763-1336
MALLARD 5TH WHEEL Select
35 FOOT, VERY GOOD
SHAPE, VERY CLEAN.
$3500. (863)673-4851


YAMAHA WAVERUNNER
650LX 1991 ex condition,
trailer included $1200/neg.
(863)763-2738



ANTIQUE OUTBOARD engine -
$300. Call 239-823-2587
BOAT ENGINE Out Board,
Mariner. 8 hp. Good condi-
tion. $395 or best offer.
(239)770-6185
DIESEL ENGINE Perkins
6354 Marine Engine, 140 HP
$2000. (863)234-1338
DIESEL GENERATOR North-
ern Lights 8.5'KW diesel Ma-
rine Generator $1500.
(863)234-1338


1997 Yamaha XC125H, 65
miles per gallon, street legal,
less than 2,000 miles on it
$1700 (863)447-4153
HARLEY DAVIDSON '93 -
Sportster, new back tire, new
battery, runs great. $3500 or
best offer (863)612-6610
HONDA GOLDWIND .1983 -
1100 cc's. Blue. Only needs
a started and to be.tagged.
$1500 neg. (863)634-9017
HONDA REBEL 1999 winl-
shield, lug.rack,sissybar, low
miles, no dents, runs perfect
$2600. (863)674-0360
KAWASAKI KX125 '00 new
motor 25hrs, chain, sprock-
ets, tires, clutch, $1400 or
best offer (863)634-6966
VW TRIKE MC VW engine, 3
seater, $2500
(863)517-1019
YAMAHA 1200 '89 Runs
good. $1600 (863)612-1396
LaBelle
YAMAHA 600 '92 Good con-
dition. $2000
(863)612-1396 LaBelle



HONDA 200 FOUR 1987 -
VERY GOOD CONDITION
$800/firm. (863)228-7118
SUZUKI LT80 4. wheeler.
$800 or best. offer
(863)697-9883


Automobiles



Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Construction
Equipment 4025
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Hbavy Duty Trucks4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
Vans 4070




1979 Dodge 150 Power Wag-
on, runs but rusted $700 or
best offer (561)985-3205.
1992 Cadillac Brougham,
white, good condition, runs
good, good tires, very clean
3500 (863)763-6520
Cadillac Bromogh- 1991, no
rust, good tires, everything
works, grey W/ black vinyl
top $2000 (863)467-8062
CHEVY CAVALIER '99, air,
good tires. Runs good
25,000 obo 863-983-6748
CHEVY LUMINA 1990 Runs
well. $600 (863)612-0992
CHEVY LUMINA '95 Good
motor, straight body, needs
trans, good title. $500
(863)983-8909
FORD BRONCO 1978 Rare
Antique Classic. 6 cyl., Rac-
ing Wheels, Roll Bars. Runs
good. $4995 (863)763-3966
FORD MUSTANG '97 3.8 L
motor, some dents & dings,
runs good. $400 or best of-
fer (863)675-6904
GMC YUKON, 1994 4WD,
Blue ext., gray int.,
$4,000/best offer. Call
863-634-0410
HONDA ACCORD '03 $2500,
runs very well, 4dr, AC, PW,
PL, silver, leather interior,
(863)801-6158
HONDA CIVIC EX '97 -.runs
good, cold air, sunroof,
$2250. Must sell make offer
(863)467-7528
ISUZU RODEO 2001 USED
CAR,138,223 ILES,4 CYLIN-
DERS, AUTOMATIC,
TRANSMISSION, GASOLINE,


DRIVES AND RUNS GOOD,
THERE IS A LITTLE NOISE IN
THE OUTSIDE BUT DOES
NOT AFFECT NOTHING THE
WAY THE CAR RUNS IT HAS
SMALL DENTS ON DOOR
DRIVER SIDE, CLEAN,
DRIVES GOOD
southdixie@embarqmail.com,
4-cyl, a/c, auto. Tinted win-
dows,black color, $3000/or
best offer. (863)265-0366
(863)674-1008
LINCOLN TOWNCAR '89 -
Runs good, new paint, a lot
of new parts. $1700 or best
offer. (863)634-1343 after 5
Mechanic Special- 95' Cadillac
Concourse w/ north star en-
gine, beautiful, needs timing
chain $900(863)484-0267


I Pu o i


I -bi Not II


1- INVITATION TO BID
Widening and Resurfacing CR 833 FROM CR 846 to Dooley Grade
Bid No. 2008-32
Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry
County at the Hendry County Complex, Clerk of Circuit Court, Attn. Barbara Butler,
C.E. Hall Building, Administration Wing, 2nd Floor, Room A-226, 25 East Hick-
poochee Ave., LaBelle, Florida 33935, or mail to the Hendry County Clerk of
Court, Atn. Barbara Butler, Post Office Box 1760, LaBelle, Florida, 33975, until
Monday, September 22, 2008, at 2.00 PM EST by the Clerk of Courts or design-
ee for Widening and Resurfacing CR 833 FROM CR 846 to Dooley Grade.
The bids will be opened on Monday September 22, 2008 at 2:00 PM (EST) or soon
thereafter at the County Complex, C. E. Hall Building, Administrative Wing, First
Floor, Commissioners Chambers, 25 East Hickpoochee Ave., LaBelle, Florida. A
copy of the specifications and bid documents must be obtained from the Hendry
County Engineer's Office located at 99-A East Cowboy Way, LaBeile, Flonda, tele-
phone number (863) 675-5222/(863) 983-1599. A fee of $10.00 will be
charged for each package.
A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008 at 10:00
AM (EST) at the Engineer's Office in LaBelle. Prospective bidders are strongly en-
couraged to attend.
The County reserves the right to waive informalities in any bids; to reject any or all
bids wit or without cause; and/or to accept the bid that in its judgment will be in
the best interest of the County.
Board of County Commissioners
Hendry County, Florida
Janet B. Taylor, Chair
287472 CB/CN 8/21/08

PUBLIC NOTICE
INVITATION TO BID
Hendry County Court House Renovation
Chris-Tel Construction is soliciting bids and proposals from qualified sub contrac-
tors and suppliers for the Interior Renovation of the first floor of t the Hendry
County Court House. Work includes, But Is Not Limited To, demolition, concrete,
masonry electrical structural steel, solid surface, insulation, flooring, metal fram-
pentry, plumbing, HAC, electrical, elevator equipment, security/access control,
tire alarm equipment, IT conduit, cable, and terminations
Instructions to bidders, plans, and specifications will be available on line through
www.travisreproplanrom.omc under public jobs, CD, or three day loan. Request
for plans can be taxed to 239 226-0503. Local Hendry County Sub Contractors
and DBE participants are encouraged.
Mandatory Pre Bid ThursdayAugust 28th @ 2:00 PM
Bids are due to Chris-Tel Construction on Friday September 12th at 12:00 noon.
286916 CB/CGS 8/14,21 ON 8/14-17,21-24/08


Aut i 4005

MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS
1996 In LaBelle. Not run-
ning. LS Sedan 4 door, V8
4.6 liter engine, 70,000
miles. $1465/or best offer.
23 9)6 5 7- 2478
239)289-0488


CADILLAC ELDORADO '85 -
mint condition, 1 owner, gar-
age kept, 48K, $5000
(863)763-2864



.VIBRATOR SCREED & Finish-
ing- Machine Like new,
$1600 for both or will sell
separate (863),674-1355



FORD BRONCO '88 drive it
home $500 (863)675-3128
evenings
WILLEY'S JEEP BUGGY '53 -
$600 or best offer or trade.
(863)357-1684


EZ GO Used, Good condition,
charger, $900 or best offer.
(863)697-1350

Looking for a place to
hang your hat? Look no
further than the classl-,
fleds.



FORD 600 WATER TRUCK '78
3500 gal Poly Tank, 360
gas, 5 speed, single ax-
le,$4750 (239)543-5887


1990 Toyota 4-runner,
V6, 3VZ engine, good for
parts, clear title, $2000
S (863)634-7182
CAMPER TOP Fiberglass.
Fits full size Ford F-150. Lo-
cated in LaBelle $200.
(863)674-0825
CAMPER TOP-FIBER Glass -
Came off a 1995 Ford F150,
Labelle FI. $100.
(863)673-6089 '
CHEVY TRANSMISSION 4
speed, transfer case, heavy
duty cast iron, great cond.
$400. Call 863-673-3894
GRILL Front, for 2003 + up.
Dodge Ram. Very good con-
dition. Small dent. $100
(239)986-0296
MOTOR CHEVY 350 TBI,
LOW MILES, GOOD DEAL
$650/neg. (863)357-8279
TIRES (4) used, P195-
G5R15, 95% new, w/rims,
$100 for all. (863)840-0505


CHEVY, 1982 305::V8, all.
new A/C, brakes, exhaust,
paint, shocks, uph. & tires,
$2,500/neg. 863-517-1745
CHEVY S10 '91 Runs great,
good condition, black, 5 spd
manual. $800
(863)467-9621
DODGE D100 PICKUP 1984 -
6cyl, 4spd, many new parts,
runs good, tires/body fair.
$850. (863)763-3669
FORD F150 LONG BED 2000
In LaBelle. Not running.
$1835/or best offer.
23 9)657 2 4 7 8
(239)289-0488
FORD Select Pickup truck
box, aluminum, single lid in
ex.cond. $75.
(863)610-1276
FORD F150, '96 runs great,
cold a/c, $2,000 or best of-
fer. (863)261-3537


FORD EXPLORER SPORT '00 -
white, 60k, excellent cond,
inside & out, $4395
(239)826-5011


UTILITY TRAILER 20Ft. x
8Ft., Dual axle. Used by car-
penter. Call (863)443-1975
UTILITY TRAILER 7x12, dbl
axle, solid steel. $600 or
best offer. (239)986-0296


FORD, 1976 V8, 351 Cleve-
land motor, Club Wagon,
Chateau, $500/best offer.
Call 863-699-2971


Public Notices



Public Notice 5005
State Public -
Legal Notice 5500




NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
The Port LaBelle Community Devel-
opment District will hold a public
meeting on Thursday, August 28,
2008, at 5:00 PM., at the office of the
District located at 3293 Dellwood Ter-
race, LaBelle, FL 33935. The purpose
of the meeting is solely for the pur-
poe of discussing the proposed Col-
ngswoodPark Development Project.
Citizens are invited to attend.


Lester B. Baird Sr.
General Manager
287789 CB/CGS 8/21/08

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
The Port LaBelle Community Devel-
opment District Board of Supervisors
will meet at 5:05 PM., on TI,,
September 11, 2008, at thl- i ..
office on 3293 Oellwood Terrace, .Port
LaBelle, Florida.
The purpose of this meeting is to
discuss and preliminarily adopt next
fiscal year's (10/1/08-9/30/091) pro-
posed operating budget, hold a public
hearing to' consider adoption of a
Capital Improvement Plan, and con-
duct other routine business requiring
action by the Board.
This meeting is open to the public.
The final budget and millage rate will
be advertised, reviewed, and adopted
during a public hearing in September,
2008.
SWilliam Dunbar
Chairman

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENRY COUNTY CONSTRUCTION
LICENSING BOARD Notice is herby
given that the Hendry County Con-
struction Licensing Board will hold a
meeting Thursday, August 28, 2008at
6:00 p.m., at the Hendry County
Courthouse, Commission chambers,
25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle,
Florida. The meeting is open to the
public. The meeting site is accessible
by the disabled.
Please Note: The time of all CLB
meetings is now 6:00 p.m.
If a person decides to appeal any de-
cision made with respect to any mat-
ter considered at this meeting, he/she
will need a record ofthe proceedings,
and that, for such purpose, he/she
may need to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony
and evidence upon which the appeal
is to be based.
Hendry County Construction Licensing
Board, Richard Yoraschek, Chair
287818 CB/CN 8/21/08

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENRY COUNTY
AUDITING COMMITTEE


Notice Is hereby given that the
Hendry County Auditing Committee
will hold a meeting Thursday, Septem-
ber 4, 2008, at 9:00 a.m., atthe
Hendry County Courthouse Square,
Room #A-118, 165 South Lee Street,
LaBelle, Florida. The Committee is
composed of elected officials or their
designees from the following offices:
Hendry County Board of County Com-
missioners, Sheriff, Clerk of the Circuit
Court, Tax Collector, Property Ap-
praiser and Supervisor of Elections.
If a person decides to appeal any
decision made by the Hendry County
Auditing Committee with respect to
any matter discussed at such meet-
ing, he/she will need recordof the
proceedings, and that, for such pur-
pose, h'e/shemay need to ensurethat
a'veibaim record of the proceedings
is made, which record includes the
testimony and evidence upon which
the appeal is to be based.
Hendry County Auditing Committee
287904 CB/CN 8/21/08
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
The Area Housing Commission of Cle-
wiston, LaBelle and Hendry County will
hold the Regular Monthly Meeting on
Thursday. August 21. u20 at 51
RM. at The reentree South Commu-
nity Center at LaBelle, Forida, Hendry
County.
The purpose of the meeting is to conduct
the general business and consider any
other matter that may be brought be-
fore the Housing Commission; Any
person or persons wishing to appeal
any decision made at such meeting
must ensure that a verbatim record is
made upon which the appeal is to be
based.
The meeting will include any business
before the 'Hendry County Non-Profit
Housing, Inc."
287792 CB/CGS 8/21/08
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.
SEPTEMBER 2, 2008 @ 8.00AM
2005 CHEV
VIN# 1GCDS196758106074
287793 CB 8/21/08




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Generous donation
The folks at Duke B. Bailey, Inc., had property at 935 Fordson Ave. listed for
sale with Southwest Florida Realty, when they opted for a better idea. They
donated the property to New Bethel Baptist Church. Rev. Alonzo McKenzie, the
pastor at New Bethel for almost six years said, with a congregation of about
150, the church needs a fellowship center which would also serve the entire
community. This generous donation is the first step in making that dream pos-
sible. Pictured from left: Lisa Andrews, broker, Randy and Karen Daniels of'
Duke B. Bailey Inc., Rev. Alonzo McKenzie of New Bethel Bethel Baptist Church
and real estate agent Kevin Nelson.


Tropical Storm Fay in pictures


Calooa Belle/Patty Brant
Emergency Management Director Lupe Taylor assists in filling sandbags. A station
was set up Wednesday-at Freedom Fellowship Ministries on SR 29N where county
employees and volunteers helped fill the sandbags. Lee County came up with
40,000 bags with 10,000 more from DOT. Hendry County Engineering provided
the dirt. Tdrps are also available and can be picked them up at the county barn on
Cowboy Way. FEMA was also in LaBelle Wednesday surveying damage.


Submitted photo/Addison Austin
Ponds formed where there were none before as Fay, with her heavy rains, crossed
the county. Sheetflow from the Glades and Charlotte counties was responsible for
much of the water inundating North LaBelle.


Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
The Ramirez Gonzalez residence on Nobles Road was one of those taking on wa-
ter after Fay passed through. Note the sandbags placed in front of the left wing by
jail inmates. Sheriff Ronniee Lee said they would be moving on to the Fort Denaud
Acres area when they completed Nobles Road. HCSO also borrowed a commer-
cial bilge pump, shovels and hoes from Ace Hardware to help in the struggle to
staunch the flow of water into homes.


Galoosa Belle/Patty Brant
Aracely Ramirez mops up from Tropical
Storm Fay. She woke up to three-four Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
inches of water in the bedroom at 3:30 Humans are not the only ones who suf-
a.m. Wednesday. Inmates worked to fer during a storm. This horse stood in
sandbag homes on Nobles Road. the water to eat on Hendry Isles Blvd.


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Caloosa Belle, Thursday, August 21, 2008 15

Educational Briefs


Caloosa Belle/Dale Conyers

Fishin' away
Taking advantage of a lull in the storm, Mykala Cox, a first
grader at Community Christian School and her mom Susan
try fishing off the Jack's Branch bridge on Kirby Thoompson
road.


Lunch Menu


Primary grades
Thursday, Aug. 21: Spaghet-
ti, green beans, mixed fruit, din-
ner roll, choice of milk;
Friday, Aug. 22: Pepperoni
pizza, tossed salad, applesauce,
choice of milk;
Monday, Aug. 23: Corn dog
chicken, tossed salad, fresh ap-
ples, choice of milk;
Tuesday, Aug. 24: Chili with
beans, baked cheese sandwich,
mandarin oranges, carrot/celery
sticks, choice of milk.
Wednesday, Aug. 25: Turkey
sandwich, lettuce and tomato,
dill pickle spear, banana, choice
of milk;
Thursday, Aug. 26: Nachos
with ground beef and cheese,
green peas, cherry slush, sugar
cookie, choice of milk.
Secondary grades
Thursday, Aug. 21: Turkey,


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ham and cheese sandwich, baked
beans, cole slaw with dressing,
diced pears, peanut butter cook-
ie, choice of milk;
Friday, Aug. 22: Nachos with
ground been, tossed salad, fruit
juice blend, pineapple, cHoice of
milk;
Monday, Aug. 23: Tacos, let-
tuce and tomato, corn, orange/
pineapple juice, oatmeal-raisin
cookie, choice of milk;.
Tuesday, Aug. 24: barbecue
pork sandwich, baked beans,
cole slaw, cherry slush, choice of
milk;
Wednesday, Aug. 25: Beef a
roni, California blend vegetables,
choice of milk;
Thursday, Aug. 26: Popcorn
chicken; baked potato tots, din-
ner roll, diced peaches, choice of
milk.


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(863)675-0761


HC S's offer breakfast
At no charge to all of their stu-
dents, every school day. Breakfast
times may vary from school to
school, so check with your child's
school office for the time sched-
ule. Breakfast is the most impor-
tant meal and needs to be a part
of your child's educational day.
The National School Breakfast
Program was enacted to ensure
that school children are being
served a nutritious breakfast daily.
Studies have proven that higher
academic and social achieve-
ment occur when breakfast is
consumed.
Make sure that your child starts
off his day right with breakfast at
Hendry County Schools.

Attention students
going into 7th grade
Florida law states that any
student entering or attending the
seventh grade must show proof
of additional vaccinations. These
include the Hepatitis B vaccine
(a series of 2 or 3 shots given
over a period of 4-6 months), a
Tetanus-diptheria booster and a
second measles, mumps and ru-
bella vaccination. The shots must
be recorded on a Department of


Health form 680 Florida certifi-
cate of immunization, otherwise
known as a "blue cared." Most
students going into the seventh
grade have completed their Hepa-
titis B requirement and the MMR
requirement. Some students go-
ing into the seventh grade have
not completed the Tetanus-dip-
theria requirement.
The Tetanus-diptheria immuni-
zation will be offered during open
house at LaBelle Middle School
August 14 from 9 a.m. till noon.
You can also receive the immu-
nization from your pediatrician's
office or at the health department.
The immunization is required to
enter the seventh grade.

Apply for RCMA child
care now
The following RCMA child care
centers are now accepting appli-
cations for children six weeks old
to five years old: LaBelle CDC, SR
S29 863-674-4510;.Mira Verde CDC
863-674-4104; Krome CDC Cow-
boy Way 863-674-4515; Glades
West CDC 863-612-0783 and New
Beginning 863-675-4266.
Please bring the following
documents: check stubs, income
tax 2007/W-2 and child birth cer-
tificates.


LHS bell schedule
1st Period: 7:35 8:45 a.m.
2nd Period: 8:50 10 a.m.
3rd Period: 10:05 11:15 a.m.
*4th Period: 11:15 a.m. 1:09
p.m.
5th Period: 1:15- 2:25 p.m.
*4th Period includes Lunch +
70 minutes of class

School Lunch Price
Increase
The Hendry County School
Board has had to increase school
lunch prices for all schools, due
to inflation of food and labor cost.
The price increase is as follows:
Elementary Schools $1.75, Middle
and High Schools $2.00 and Adult
Lunch $3.

LHS guidance
counselors
Guidance Counselors will be
available at LaBelle High School
beginning on Tuesday, August 29.
Bobbie Spratt will be the 2008-
2009 freshman and junior class
counselor. Vickie Chipman will
be the 2008-2009 sophomore and
senior class counselor.
Please call Elizabeth Williams,


LHS registrar, after July 28 @
(863) 674-4120 if you need to set
up an appointment with a guid-
ance counselor before school-
starts.

LHS new trimester
schedule
This year, LaBelle High School
will offer students a new sched-
ule, the trimester. The trimester
consists of three 12-week terms.
Each term, students will take five
classes, each 70 minutes long.
Students will earn /2 credit for
each class they pass during the
trimester. Students can earn a
maximum of 21/2 credits per term
and can earn a maximum of 7/
credits per year. Courses that are
worth 1 credit can be completed
.in two terms, each part is worth
/2 credit. Courses that are worth
'/2 credit are completed in one
term. Courses such as band and
AP will run all 3 trimesters.

LAS offering classes
LaBelle Adult School will be
offering computer/business class
and substitute teacher class. Sign
up at LAS for the fall semester. If
you have any questions please.
contact LAS at 674-4118 for info.


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Dear Friends,


In November 2004, the good people of Hendry County voted to make me their Sheriff again. They put their faith in me
to make Hendry County a safer, more wholesome community where they can live, work, play and raise their families.
I have worked very hard during this time to build and maintain good, working relationships with local, state and
federal law enforcement agencies so that we could benefit from their'expertise. I created and continue to promote, an
"open door" policy, inviting the public to talk to me about whaLis important to them. In 20041 vowed, if elected, to
make certain changes dealing with drugs, chops shop, prostitution, jail and the safety of our children. I have worked
diligently to accomplish those changes, exceeding expectations. But my work, is not done. I need to continue the'
progress that we have started and I need your help and your vote.

My strong educational background, 20 years of active and reserve military service and more than 37 years of law
enforcement experience at local, state and federal levels, have given me the solid foundation on which I have built
tremendous experience that I bring to this position. Soon I will have been your Sheriff for almost 8 years, I have the
experience and the know-how to serve you. No other candidate has these qualifications or experience. No other
candidate knows what Hendry County wants, expects and deserves from their Sheriff.

I know what you want in your Sheriff...you have told me and I have listened. I know it takes more than one person to
be successful; it takes many people who are willing to give time and commitment to their community. I have dedicated
my life and I am ready to continue the commitment. Please support your Sheriff byvoting and Re-Electing me
to continue the job.

Semper Fi


/^) ^<


FLORIDA POLICE BENEVOLENT
ASSOCIATION, INC.
The Voice of Floridas Law Enforcement Officers


July 11, 2008

Honorable Ronnie Lee
248 Caloosa Estates Dr.
LaBelle, FL 33935

Dear Sheriff Lee:

The Florida Police Benevolent Association, Inc. and the
Gulf Coast Chapter of the Florida Police Benevolent Association,
Inc. are proud to inform you of our endorsement of your candida-
cy for Hendry County Sheriff. *

Our endorsement carries with it our premission for you to
use the Association's name, should you wish.

We will ask our members, their friends and families' -- and
all citizens in the district who respect the strong and efficient
enforcement of our laws, to cast their ballots in support of
RONNIE LEE.


Respectfully,


Cecil Pendergrass
Gulf Coast Chapter PBA, President


Respectfully,


J n Rivera
lorida PBA, President


c: David Murrell, PBA, Executive Director
Matt Puckett, PBA, Deputy Executive Director


Oftr 063.-9313-2325
F-: 963-902-2331


INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MACHINISTS
AND AEROSPACE WORKERS
Like Loal Lodge No. 57
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Friday, August 01, 2008


Honorable Ronnie Lee
Sheriff Hendry COunty

Dear Sheriff Lee,

At the meeting held Thursday, July 31, 2008 the mem-
bers of the International Association of Machinist and
Aerospace workers LL 57 have unanimously voted to endorse
your candidacy for Sheriff of Hendry County. We wish you con-
tinued success in fighting crime in Hendry County.

Our endorsement; carries with it our permission to use
our locals name and endorsement as you see needed.



Respectfully




SGreg Thompson
President IAMAW LL57


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Caloosa Belle, Thursday, August 21, 2008


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How to read your Trim Notice


TAXING AUTHORITY
1. Taxing authorities that set
the millage rates based on bud-
getary needs. (millage rates = tax
rates)
2. EXEMPTIONS
Your 2008 Exemption Break-
down as applied to each taxing
authority.
3. LAST YEAR TAXABLE VAL-
UE 2007
Your 2007'taxable value minus
your exemptions granted for the
2007 tax roll.
4. THIS YEAR TAXABLE VALUE
2008
Your 2008 taxable value minus
your exemptions granted for the
2008 tax roll.
5. YOUR PROPERTY TAXES
LAST YEAR
Your taxes last year listed by
each individual taxing authority.
6. YOUR TAXES THIS YEAR IF


PROPOSED BUDGET CHANGE IS
MADE
The taxes you will pay based
on the millage rate set by each
taxing authority if proposed bud-
get change adopted.
7. A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE
PROPOSED TAXES AND BUDGET
WILL BE HELD
Public hearing schedule by
taxing authority, outcome of these
meetings will determine the final
millage rate.
8. YOUR TAXES THIS YEAR IF
NO BUDGET CHANGE IS MADE
Your taxes based on last years
millage rates and this year values,
referred to as "ROLL BACK"
9. MARKET VALUE
Just value based on market
analysis
10. ASSESSED VALUE
Capped or SOH value before
exemptions


11. EXEMPTIONS
Qualified exemptions applied
to value except "SENIORS" SEE
COLUMN 2
12. TAXABLE VALUE
Assessed value less any ex-
emptions
13. CONTACT YOUR PROP-
ERTY APPRAISER
Do not hesitate to call your ap-
praiser at 863-675-5270 or come
by our office: M-F. 8:30 AM TO
5:00 PM, we are located at 25 E
Hickpochee Ave LaBelle, Florida
14. VAB DEADLINE
Deadline for filing a VAB peti-
tion, September 18, 2008
PROPOSED AND/OR ADOPT-
ED NON AD VALOREM ASSESS-
MENTS
Services provided for you
based on property use and/or size
not based on value.


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Tracy graduates from boot camp


Army National Guard Pvt.
Brenton R. Tracy has graduated
from Basic Combat training at
Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
During the, nine weeks of
training, the soldier studied the
Army mission and received in-


struction and training exercises
in drill and ceremonies, Army
history, core values and tradi-
tions, military courtesy, military
justice, physical fitness, first aid,
rifle marksmanship, weapons
use, map reading and land navi-


gation, foot marches, armed and
unarmed combat, and field ma-
neuvers and tactics.
Tracy is the son of Robert L.
and Lori B. Gielow of LaBelle.
The private is a 2006 graduate
of LaBelle High School.


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TAXING AUTHORITY


Last Year
Exempions Taxabl Vaul
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Linda Dekle Davis


863,517,11531






Caloosa Belle, Thursday, August 21, 2008 17


our Ca ndidate for Sheri',


Office (561)967-7765
Fax (561)967-6884
Cell (561) 309-7140


.FR S E "- i.. S-Il -.- ,_E

April 3,2008

Sheriff Candidate Rick lHomsby
435 Del Monte Avenue
Clewiston, Florida 33440

SheriffCandidate Hornsby;

Thank you for the opportunity to meet with you Monday at the Clewiston
Inn. The Fraternal Order of Police on all levels is politically involved to
provide and protect our members. We use this process to guide our
members and the residents affected as to the best candidates after Interviews
where all the candidates answer the same questions to i e best of their
ability.
Mr. Hornsby I want to advise you that after careful considerat'km The
Fraternal Order of Police has sehkcted you as our candidate to support in the
Hendry County Sheriffs race 2008. You have the qualifications. experience
and plan to lead Hendry County Law Entforcment In a better direction.
I want to congratulate you on your decision and to offer whatever help we
S may provide to accomplish your victory tn this race.
Should you have any questions or for assistance please feel free to call me at
the numbers above. Congratulations and I look forward to working with
you.
Frute naly. -

Edgr E. Burroughs, Director

The Facts About Mes...
SPersonal:
SLifelong, third generation resident of Hendry County"
Proudly married for 10 years to Lisa
Loving father of Sage Hornsby.
Education:
Clewiston Higfi School( 1983) football, baseball,
track and golf
Palm Beach Community College- Corrections Academy
S Nova University Law Enforcement Academy
Northwood University Business Management Major
Conimunity Service:
Member Clewiston Country Club
Member Clewiston Chamber of Commerce
Career Member Police Benevolent Association
Professional:
United States Marine Corps 3rd Battalion 4th Marines
2nd Marine Division Lance Corporal Anti-Tank
.Assault Weapons Company
i:* State of Florida Department of Corrections
SWAT Team, Sergeant 3 Years
Correctional Officer Superviser
Hendry County Sheriff's Office Deputy Sheriff 2 Years
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Corporal/Traffic
Division-Motor Unit, Organized Crime Bureau/Narcotics
Field Training Officer
Agent, SWAT Team Member, Road Patrol Division 16 Years
Co-Owner of Skydive Air Adventures,
Airglades Airport in Clewiston
Advanced Law Enforcement Training:
CMS Firearms Instructor
Police Motorcycle Instructor
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
Dangerous Drugs and Narcotics School
Basic Narcotics Investigation School
Advanced Narcotic Investigation School
Undercover Officer Survival School


Rick and Lisa Hornsby
Undercover Drug Enforcement School
Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) School
FCIC/NCIC Certification
Spanish for Traffic Law Enforcement Officers
Crisis Intervention Team
Traffic Crash Reconstruction School
Traffic Accident Investigation School.
Advanced Traffic Crash Investigation School
Traffic Homicide Investigation School
Train Safety Awareness Course
FEMA/ National Incident Investigation Course
FEMA/ Introduction to Incident Command Course
Police Traffic Laser Operator School
Police Motorcycle Operator School
Radar Speed Measurement School
FDLE/FCIC Certification
Investigating Juvenile Sex Offenders School
Human Diversity School
Field Training Officer School
SWAT Handgun/ Automatic Weapons School
First Responder School


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Fraternal Order of Police
FLORIDA STATE LODGE
District Four


901 So Congress Avenue, Suite 054
Palm Springs. Florida 33461
Mail: P. O. Box 2291
W. Palm Beach, Florida 33416


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18 Caloosa Belle, Thursday, August 21, 2008


McAvoy awarded at


Orlando conference


Gene McAvoywas awarded the
Seymour Goldwebber Extension
Professional and Enhancement
Award at the Florida Association
of County Agents Annual Meeting
and Professional Improvement
Conference in Orlando on August
14, 2008. This award is given to
an outstanding County Extension
agent who has developed an edu-
cational program that contributes
to making the Florida Extension
Service one of the best in the na-
tion and who have earned nation-
al recognition from a professional
organization or society. Gene was
nominated by his peers for his ex-
tension work with the vegetable
industry in Southwest Florida. His
programming efforts in the area
of food safety, vegetable pest and
disease control, pesticide safety
training for farm workers and
promotion of Best Management
Practices for vegetable growers
designed reduce off site nutrient
movement and protect the envi-
ronment have received state and
national recognition. The award
includes a one-time salary sup-
plement of $1,500 and $500 for
program support.
This is the second prestigious
award Gene had received re-
cently. He was awarded the Dis-
tinguished Service Award by the
National Association of County
Agricultural Agents, which recog-
nizes an individual with least ten
years with outstanding service
as a member of the Cooperative
Extension Service. It is the high-
est honor that can be bestowed
on a County Agent. Only approxi-
mately one percent of County
Agricultural Agents in the country
ever achieve this recognition. The
Distinguished Service Award was
presented at the National Associa-
tion of County Agricultural Agents


Submitted photo
Gene McAvoy was awarded
the Seymour Goldwebber
Extension Professional and
Enhancement Award at the
Florida Association of County
Agents Annual Meeting and
Professional Improvement
Conference in Orlando.

Annual Meeting in Greensboro,
North Carolina on July 17, 2008.
He has served with the Uni-
versity of Florida, IFAS Hendry
County Extension Office for 11
years as Regional Vegetable/Hor-
ticulture Agent in Southwest Flor-
ida working with the commercial
vegetable industry working with
the commercial vegetable indus-
try on over 70,000 acres to ad-
dress the critical issues impacting
growers' economic viability and
sustainability in the global market
place.
He is recognized nationally in
Shis field and serves on local and
state committees serving Florida
growers.


Call 1-877-353-2424 to place your classified before 11 am on Mondays


Friends, I have spent the past 10 years serving you as a
Hendry County Law Enforcement officer. I started at the
bottom and worked my way up. I have a vast amount of
SI. L diverse experience in all aspects of Law Enforcement and
S"Business. I know the people of Hendry County and their
Needs. I am from Hendry County and live here with my
ww.W eWantWhidden.com loving wife Kass of 15 years and my two children Steven &
Kasey. This is my home and I would very much like the
August 26, 2008 opportunity to serve you as your Sheriff. I respectfully ask
August 6, 2008
for your vote on August 26, 2008.
Thank you,
SSteve


* Only Certified Law Enforcement Officer Candidate (Democrat)
*'Current Clewiston Police Officer
* Only Democratic Candidate who has worked for the Hendry County Sheriff's Office and the
Clewiston Police Department for the past decade
* Former Felony Crimes, Narcotics Investigator and Narcotics Unit Supervisor, with the Hendry
County Sheriff's Office and the Clewiston Police Dept.
* Former Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) International undercover Agent
* Has worked hand-in-hand with DEA, FBI, Secret Service & Homeland Security


* Inventor, entrepreneur and successful
business experience **(Degree in Business)**
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