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Thursday, September 9, 2010


Vol. 88 No. 35


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500 Plus tax


Neighborly help making a comeback


by Patty Brant
Caloosa Belle
It used to be neighborhoods were
close. Neighbors helped each other out in
lean times and in good times whenever a
little something extra was needed. In days
gone by, neighbors just naturally provided
a little safety net for each other.
This kind of neighbor may not be as
scarce as they seem these days.
A group of local residents have come
up with the idea of a Good Neighbor
Award. With a mixture of faiths and back-
grounds, these folks just decided that they
could reach out to one local resident once
a month and provide them with a help-
ing hand. The group is adamant that all
members remain anonymous if anyone
knows who they are, they would not be
able to carry on this unique community
outreach.
So, how does this work?
Members of the group choose some-
one in the community that needs a little
help. The recipient can be anybody who
just needs a little help or a little pick-me-
up. These will be good, hardworking peo-
ple who don't ask for anything. The award
might be cleaning up their yard, fixing a
cabinet or a good house cleaning. Jobs
are limited to four hours in one day.
The group's contact person gets in
touch with their chosen handyman,
known only as "David," and gives him
the information on the neighbor of the
month.
The contact person will try to get in
touch with a family or friend of the recipi-
ent in advance, so they can be aware that
David will be coming and just what he'll
be doing there.

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David receives a cashiers check from
the group for his work and is under strict
orders not to accept tips or gratuities of
any kind.
The group has a sign that they would
like to place in the recipient's yard for the
month, but it's up to the homeowner if


they want the sign or not.
The Good Neighbor Award is just a
"random act of kindness," intended only
to give a little boost where needed and to
remind people how important it is to be
aware of and responsive to other people's
needs.


Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
If the Good Neighbor Award members have their way, "David" will be knock-
ing on some deserving LaBelle resident's door once a month and providing
a helping handiman hand. The program will be conducted anonymously -
recipients will not know who sent this "Handiman with a Hammer.


U-Save sold;


business as


usual
by Patty Brant
Caloosa Belle
Since 1923 the U-Save (originally B&B Super-
market) has been a focal point for folks around
LaBelle. The Bevers family established grocery
stores throughout the area.
The U-Save chain has been sold, including
the stores in Clewiston, Belle Glade, Okeecho-
bee, Tampa and Fort Myers. The Moore Haven
store, which encompasses a gas station, was
not included the original sale. However, accord-
ing to David Portlock, representative for buyer
Oquab Abuoqab, discussions on acquiring the
Moore Haven location continued several weeks
after the original sale and should be finalized in
a few days.
See U-Save Page 2

City budget


'adequate'
by Patty Brant
Caloosa Belle
LaBelle City Commissioners held a public
budget workshop August 31. Staff is still trying
to plug in hard numbers in several categories.
New on the job, Finance Director Ron Zimmerly
told the board that, with ad valorum numbers
within five percent of last year, the outlook is not
quite so grim for the city. Last year, he said the
city collected $1.39 million in ad valorum taxes;
this year that figure should be $1.32 million.
He said the local option tax numbers are up 6
percent, but utilities taxes are flat. Licenses and
permit numbers are lower.
The city budget will take a big hit from inter-
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Pack 9 now recruiting boys to join in Cub Scout excitement


Pack 9 of LaBelle, FL, will be holding re-
cruitment nights over the next two weeks.
Thursday, September 9, we will be recruit-
ing at Upthegrove Elementary School from
6pm-7:30pm. Tuesday, September 14, we
will be recruiting at LaBelle Elementary
School from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday Septem-
ber 16th we will be recruiting at Country
Oaks Elementary School from 6-7:30 p.m.
Not only are we recruiting Cub Scouts, we
are also recruiting parents to help run this
year's program. If you need more informa-
tion about the Cub Scouting Program please
contact Steven Nisbet Jr. at 863-885-1537.
Since 1930, the Boy Scouts of America
has helped younger boys through the Cub
Scouting program. It is a year-round family


program designed for boys who are in the
first grade through fifth grade (or 7, 8, 9, and
10 years of age). Parents, leaders, and orga-
nizations work together to achieve the pur-
poses of Cub Scouting. The ten purposes of
Cub Scouting are:
1. Character Development, 2. Spiritual
Growth, 3. Good Citizenship, 4. Sportsman-
ship and Fitness, 5. Family Understanding,
6. Respectful Relationships, 7. Personal
Achievement, 8. Friendly Service, 9. Fun and
Adventure, 10.Preparation for Boy Scout.
Recognition is important to young boys.
The Cub Scout advancement plan provides
fun for the boys, gives them a sense of per-
sonal achievement as they earn badges,
and strengthens family understanding as


City
Continued From Page 1


governmental figures, which are down 46
percent.
The city budget for 2009-10 was $6.6
million (the city took in an additional $14.9
million in Enterprise water/sewer monies).
However, Mr. Zimmerly told the board he
feels the previous budget was somewhat
"inflated" and this is a more realistic figure.
The mayor said he believes the city
should carry reserve funding adequate to
cover one year in ad valorum taxes. Previ-
ously, he said the city was holding too much
in reserve.
With no plans for large purchases, he felt
there is no need to hold so much in reserve.
The only big project in the works is the new
water treatment plant, which is already pro-
vided for through $15 million in USDA grant/
loans.
Gas tax money and road money will still
be available for projects as necessary, Mayor
Puletti pointed out.
The board agreed that the city will be
limited in what it will be able to do this year.
Mr. Zimmerly felt the budget will be fine if
the city is careful and holds the line on over-
time as much as possible.
Mayor Puletti told the board that county
staff now seems to be suggesting that the
city provide water for developments outside
its boundaries. That is an exact reverse from
previous discussions. Several years ago, as it
anticipated unprecedented growth, the city


was grappling with the particulars of what
kind and size of new waterplant would
make sense.
The city discussed providing water ser-
vice to customers some distance outside its
boundaries. At that time, the county was op-
posed to LaBelle extending its service area
outside the city limits.
Recalling how the city took the heat for
thinking about "overextending" its service
area, Mayor Puletti commented, "We're not
going back there."
Current economic circumstances have
forced the city to downsize its original plan
for the new plant and to rethink its entire
budget to tighten its belt. At this point, the
City of LaBelle is opposed to anything that
would cost LaBelle money. The board felt
that providing some water service outside of
LaBelle may make sense if the development
is close in and the county pays for lines to
be installed. However, everything hinges on
whether or not it makes fiscal sense for the
city.
Mayor Puletti wondered if the county
knows it can establish Municipal Service
Benefits Units (special taxing districts in
which residents basically tax themselves for
services) as well as the city can.
The board will have another workshop
tonight, Thursday, Sept. 9, beginning at 6
p.m. with the final public workshop begin-
ning at 6 p.m. Sept. 20.


adult family members work with boys on
advancement projects.
Tiger Cub The Tiger Cub program is for
boys entering first grade (or age 7) boys and
their adult partners.
There are five Tiger Cub achievement ar-
eas. The Tiger Cub, working with his adult
partner, completes 15 requirements within
these areas to earn the Tiger Cub Badge.
These requirements consist of an exciting
series of indoor and outdoor activities just
right for a boy in the first grade.
Wolf The Wolf program is for boys who
have completed first grade (or are age 8).
To earn the Wolf badge, a boy must pass
twelve achievements involving simple phys-
ical and mental skills.
Bear The Bear rank is for boys who
have completed second grade (or are age
9). There are 24 Bear achievements in four
categories. The Cub Scout must complete
12 of these to earn the Bear badge. These
requirements are somewhat more difficult



U-Save
Continued From Page 1
The U-Save stores will be adding more
ethnic departments to compliment local
needs, Mr. Portlock said, with each store re-
sponding to its own unique market. He said
customers should look for extra displays of
special promotions. He added they will be
selling more items in bulk or quantity and
taking advantage of savings which they will
pass on to the customer.
Customers will see the same faces be-
hind the counters and check out stands and
in the aisles at their local U-Save. Regarding
the sale, LaBelle Store Manager David Childs
said only that it would be "Business as usu-
al."
Mr. Portlock said the sale was eased by
the "synergy and compatibility, confidence
and trust" between Mr. Abouqab and the
Bevers family, which previously owned U-
Save.
Mr. Abuoqab owns the U-Save chain un-
der the name of S&O U-Save Group LLC. He
also owns the Trading Post Plaza, along with
several other LaBelle businesses including
the Fiesta store on SR 29S and Bravo food
stores in Fort Myers and Tampa.


and challenging than those for Wolf rank.
Webelos This program is for boys who
have completed third grade (or are age 10).
A boy may begin working on the Webelos
badge as soon as he joins a Webelos den.
This is the first step in his transition from
the Webelos den to the Boy Scout troop.
As he completes the requirements found
in the Webelos Scout
Book, he will work on ac-
tivity badges, attend meet-
ings led by adults, and
become familiar with the
Boy Scout requirements-
all leading to the Arrow of
Light Award.


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You snooze, yoi
CLEARWATER, Fla. Driver fatigue leads
to more than 1,500 fatalities each year in the
United States. That fact is more than a statis-
tic to Ronshay Dugans' family. It is a reality.
A driver who fell asleep at the wheel of a ce-
ment truck led to the death of the eight-year-
old girl two years ago in Tallahassee, Fla. To
bring attention to the public safety issue at a
critical time when millions of motorists are
about to embark upon long weekend road
trips for the Labor Day holiday, the Depart-
ment of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
and the Department of Transportation co-
hosted an event recently in conjunction with
the hospitals of Morton Plant Mease, law en-
forcement representatives and safety advo-
cates to announce Florida's Drowsy Driving
Prevention Week on Sept. 5- 1.
State Rep. Alan Williams, District 8, spon-
sored the legislation that created the Ron-
shay Dugans Act during the 2010 Legislative
Session. The Act designates the first week
of September as Drowsy Driving Prevention
Week.


Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant

S-Trailer lost
This old mobile home at Fourth Street
and Vero Ave. in Pioneer Plantation
was gutted Labor Day, Monday, Sept.
6. PPVFD firefighters responded to the
call that went in just before 5 p.m. The
abandoned structure was fully involved
L when the call came in. According to
* .* ** ^ Assistant Fire Chief Raymond Timms,
the fire marshal was still investigating
Tuesday, but thought the fire was prob-
ably started by a lightning strike.


lose Don't drive drowsy


"Ronshay's family shares the story of
their tragic loss so that others don't have to
experience the same," said Representative
Williams, "Drowsy driving decreases aware-
ness, slows reaction time and impairs judg-
ment. The catastrophic losses that can occur
when drivers doze off at the wheel can be
prevented, and we want drivers to plan their
daily commute and long trips accordingly so
that they can arrive safely at their destina-
tions."
The National Highway Traffic Safety Ad-
ministration estimates that each year driver
fatigue results in 100,000 police-reported
crashes, 1,550 deaths, 71,000 injuries and
$12.5 billion in monetary losses. However,
the full impact that sleepy drivers have is
unknown because crashes caused by driver
fatigue are under-reported as they often rely
on a driver to self-report.
So whose eyelids are most at-risk of drop-
ping anchor while at the wheel? According
to NHTSA, drivers in the following three
groups pose the highest risk of falling asleep


Arrest Reports


LaBelle
Enrique Gil, 17, was arrested Sept. 6 and
charged with criminal mischief over $1,000,
burglary of a dwelling or structure causing
damage over $1,000 and grand theft $300-
$5,000. Mims was arresting officer.
Janel E. Melchionne, 28, was arrested
Sept. 6 and charged with aggravated assault
with a deadly weapon no intent to kill and
battery touch/strike. M. White was arresting
officer.
Basheba Chandler-Myers, 42, was ar-
rested Sept. 3 and charged with aggravated
battery causing bodily harm or disability. N.
Reed was arresting officer.
Brett Lyvonne Bradford, 35, was arrested
Sept. 2 and charged with battery felony bat-
tery domestic violence by strangulation. N.
Reed was arresting officer.
Frankie Alton Simmons, 45, was arrested
Sept. 1 and charged with traffic offense DUI
alcohol or drugs, refusing to submit to a
breathalizer test and nonmoving traffic vio-
lation driving with a revoked/suspended li-
cense third or subsequent offense. J. Olvera
was arresting officer.
Jasmine V Corker, 10, was arrested Sept.
1 and charged with battery on an officer,
firefighter, EMT, etc., battery on a public or
private education employee and disturbing
the peace at a school, religious or lawful as-
sembly. Sgt. B Brown was arresting officer.
Gilbert Martinez, 25, was arrested August


31 and charged with possession of a weapon
or ammunition by a convicted felon, posses-
sion of cocaine, possession of a controlled
substance without a prescription and smug-
gling contraband into a detention facility. G.
Elver was arresting officer.
Felix Cosme Jr., 22, was arrested August
31 and charged with possession of a con-
trolled substance without a prescription,
possession of under 20 grams of marijuana
and trafficking 4 grams-30 kg of a controlled
substance.


while driving.
Young people (ages 16 to 29), espe-
cially males.
Shift workers whose sleep is disrupted
by working at night or working long or ir-
regular hours.
People with untreated sleep apnea syn-
drome and narcolepsy.
Regardless of a driver's vocation, age,
sex, health condition or other characteris-
tics, any driver can become overconfident
and fall victim to drowsy driving. Measures
that drivers can take to stay alert behind the
steering wheel are:
Catch some Z's. A good night's sleep
goes a long way to prevent drowsy driving.
Bring a buddy. By having another driver
on board, you have someone to share the
driving responsibilities and help keep one
another alert.
Take a break. Stopping to get out and
stretch your legs every few hours or even
to catch a quick nap will help you recharge
your battery.
Drive sober. Alcohol and driving never
mix. Also, heed prescription medication
labels and any warnings that say they may
make you drowsy.
Fatigue and drowsiness can impair your
ability to safely operate a motor vehicle,
which not only puts you and your passen-
gers in danger, but also it places everyone
else on the road with you at-risk. Florida
launches its campaign You Snooze, You
Lose. Don't Drive Drowsy today to encour-
age drivers to take proactive steps to avoid
driving drowsy. For more information about
drowsy driving and the campaign, visit www.
dot.state.fl.us/safety.


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What every parent should know about sports injuries


by Pat Dobbins
It's back to school and back to school
means that kids may participate in sports.
There are social and physical benefits for
your child when they participate in sports
however, it could also have a downside
which is the risk of sports-related injuries.
According to a report by the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over
1.5 million children under 15 are treated an-
nually in emergency departments for sports-
related injuries.
Sports injuries can range from minor
scrapes and bruises to sprains, strains and
fractures.
Stress fractures and tendinitis can occur
from overuse of muscles and tendons. Some
of these injuries don't always show up on
x rays, but they do cause pain and discom-
fort.
Other sports-related injuries can include
heat-related illnesses such as dehydration,
heat exhaustion or heat stroke.



Thank You

The American Legion Riders, Post 130,
Kiwanis and the American Legion Auxil-
iary Unit 130 sent two local girls to Girls
State.
These local organizations from our
hometown of LaBelle donated money
towards sending two LHS girls to the UF
campus in Tallahassee for more than a
week of intense, but fun, lessons in Flori-
da government.
This is a great opportunity for the girls
selected and it is an honor to be chosen.
The Girls State program is run by the
American Legion Auxiliary and is a valu-
able lesson in how our state government
is run.
Each year the girls come back with a
new respect for the way things are done
in Florida. We send the girls, all expenses
paid which takes a lot of money.
We are thankful for our local organiza-
tions who help us with this endeavor.
The LHS participants this year were
Laura Reed and Alexia Arellano. Thank
you so much for your help.
Pudge Lehman


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Heat exhaustion can cause nausea, diz-
ziness, weakness, headache, pale and moist
skin, heavy perspiration, normal or low body
temperature, weak pulse, dilated pupils, dis-
orientation, and fainting spells.
Heat stroke can cause headache, diz-
ziness, confusion, and hot dry skin, coma,
and death.
Heat injuries are dangerous and can be
fatal.
Heat-related injuries are a particular
problem for children because they sweat
less than adults and require a higher core
body temperature to trigger sweating.
Injury prevention is the key:
Enroll your child in organized sports
through schools, community clubs, and rec-
reation areas that are properly maintained.
Coaches should be trained in first aid and
CPR, and should have a plan for responding
to emergencies.
Coaches should be well trained to pre-
vent, recognize, and provide immediate care
for athletic injuries and should enforce rules
on equipment use.
Make sure your child has, and con-
sistently uses, proper gear for a particular
sport. This may reduce the chances of being
injured.
Warm-ups and cool-downs should be
part of your child's routine before and after
sporting activities.
Warm-up exercises, such as stretching
can help minimize the chance of muscle
strain during sports.
Warm-up exercises make the body's tis-
sues warmer and more flexible. Cool down
exercises loosen muscles that have tight-
ened during exercise.
Make sure your child has access to wa-
ter or a sports drink while playing. Encour-
age them to drink frequently and stay prop-
erly hydrated.
Remember to include sunscreen and a
hat (when possible) to reduce the chance of
sunburn.
Treatment for sports-related injuries will
vary by injury.
But if your child suffers a sprain, strain, or
bone injury, the best immediate treatment
is easy to remember: "R.I.C.E" but please
get professional treatment if any injury is
severe.

Treat Injuries with "RICE"
Rest: Reduce or stop using the injured


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area for at least 48 hours. If you have a leg
injury, you may need to stay off of it com-
pletely.
Ice: Put an ice pack on the injured area
for 20 minutes at a time, four to eight times
per day.
Use a cold pack, ice bag, or a plastic
bag filled with crushed ice that has been
wrapped in a towel.
Compression: Ask your child's doctor
about elastics wraps, air casts, special boots,
or splints that can be used to compress an
injured ankle, knee, or wrist to reduce swell-
ing.
Elevation: Keep the injured area elevated
above the level of the heart to help decrease
swelling. Use a pillow to help elevate an in-
jured limb.
As a parent, it is important for you to en-
courage your children to be physically ac-
tive.
It's also important to match your child
to the sport.
You should be mindful of the risks associ-
ated with different sports and take important
measures to reduce the chance of injury.
According to Patient Care magazine-Med-
ical Economics and Play It Safe, a Guide to
Safety for Young Athletes-American Acade-
my of Orthopedic Surgeons, different sports
present different risks:

Basketball
Common injuries and locations: Bruises,
scrapes, cuts, sprains, strains, fractures, dis-
locations, and injuries to teeth, ankles and
knees.
Safest playing with: Eye protection, el-
bow and knee pads, mouth guard, athletic
supporters for males, proper shoes, water.
If playing outdoors, wear sunscreen and
a hat.
Injury prevention: Strength training (par-
ticularly knees and shoulders), aerobics
(exercises that develop the strength and en-
durance of heart and lungs), warm-up ex-
ercises, proper coaching, and use of safety
equipment.

Football
Common injuries and locations: Bruis-
es, sprains, strains, pulled muscles, broken
bones, internal injures (bruised or damaged
organs), concussions, back injuries, and
sunburn.
Knees and ankles are the most common


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Advertising Services: Barbara Calfee
Executive Editor: Katrina Elsken
Publisher: Tom Byrd

Our Purpose...
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trust that enables this newspaper to pursue a mission of
journalistic service to the citizens of the community.
Since no dividends are paid, the company is able to thrive
on profit margins below industrystandards. All after-tax
surpluses are reinvested in Independent's mission of jour-
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Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, and support of the
community's deliberation of public issues.


injury sites.
Safest playing with: Helmet, mouth
guard, shoulder pads, athletic supporters for
males, pads for the chest/rib, forearms, el-
bows, and thighs, shin guards, proper shoes,
sunscreen, and water.
Injury prevention: Proper use of safety
equipment, warm-up exercises, proper
coaching techniques and conditioning.

Baseball and Softball
Common injuries: Strains; impact inju-
ries such as fractures caused by sliding or
being hit by a baseball and sunburn.
Safest playing with: Batting helmet, shin
guards, elbow guards, athletic supporters
for males, mouth guard, sunscreen, cleats,
and hat.
Injury prevention: proper conditioning
and warm-ups.

Soccer
Common injuries: Bruises, cuts and
scrapes, headaches, and sunburn.
Safest playing with: Shin guards, athletic
supporters for males, cleats, sunscreen, and
water.
Injury prevention: Aerobic conditioning
and warm-ups, and proper training.

Gymnastics/Cheerleading
Common injuries: Sprains and strains.
Safest playing with: Athletic supporters
for males, safety harnesses, padded mats,
and water.
Injury prevention: Proper training or
conditioning and warm-ups.

Track and Field
Common injuries: Strains, sprains, and
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September 9, 2010 Caloosa Belle


Nuttin' Fancy Cafe

by Patty Brant
Caloosa Belle
Good food has always been a gathering
point for family and friends. It just makes ev-
erything better.
Nuttin' Fancy Cafe is just what the name
implies and a lot more. It's not fancy, but it's
all delicious.
Owners (and sisters) Tina Sassaman and
Winn Weathington are serving up some
great deli sandwiches and homemade
fixin's. Mom Judy Batton holds tight to her --'" ;
secret recipes and works her magic on the
potato salad and soups.
The Nuttin' Fancy Cafe opened for busi-
ness Monday, August 23, and has been go-
ing strong ever since. Winn said their carry
out business was so overwhelming in just '.
the first few days that they already had to re-
vamp their system to accommodate it. ".
Deli sandwiches are at the center of the -
menu. All Boar's Head meats and cheeses,
sliced thin and piled with vegetables and
shredded lettuce, make lunch there a treat.
Winn said their most popular sandwiches Nuttin Fancy Cafe brings to
have been the pressed reuben and pressed of enjoyment in a comfort
cuban. Brittany Tanner, Judy Batton
You don't have to stick to the menu. Cre- Shea, Kendra and Kevin Sa,
ate your own sandwich with your choice dle every day or try the daily of
of meat, cheese and condiments on your cheesy buffalo chicken potato,
choice of bread (white, wheat. sour dough, der, turkey and wild rice or sp
rye, a kaiser roll or sub roll). tortilla.
The soups are always homemade by Of course, there are great sa
Judy. You can check out her chicken noo- health conscious chef or gril


- homemade and yummy


Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
gether good food and nice folks with a side order
ble atmosphere. Pictured from left: Tina Sassaman,
, Jamie Belton and Winn Weathington. Not pictured:
ssaman.
fearing: spicy salad with choice of dressing.
clam chow- Kids love Nuttin' Fancy Cafe not only is
)icy chicken there a kid-friendly menu but a great little
play area. The kids can enjoy playing alone
lads for the or with the other kids while the adults can
led chicken relax and talk.


You'll be glad to know that Nuttin' Fan-
cy Cafe also sells Boars Head meats by the
pound. And you'll want to watch for daily
specials not on the menu. They fax the spe-
cials to businesses each day. Just call to be
put on the fax list.
It won't be easy, but you better save a
little room for dessert. And what tops off a
great meal better than fresh homemade ice
cream? Nuttin' Fancy Cafe serves only Big
Olaf ice cream, hand made in Sarasota's
Amish village Pinecraft. Choose between
cones, milk shakes and blasters, sundaes
and specialty items need I go on?
Cowboy fans, Nuttin' Special Cafe is open
on home game Friday nights till midnight.
Try a special Cowboy sundae vanilla, fudge
and strawberry ice cream in cup.
Nuttin' Fancy Cafe will stay open late for
group meetings by request and also caters
events and meetings.
When you come to Nuttin' Fancy Cafe
bring your appetite and make sure you
bring cash. No plastic accepted.
Nuttin' Fancy Cafe is located at 417 W
Hickpochee Ave. in Belle Center and is open
seven days a week Mon.-Thursday 10 a.m.-8
p.m.; Friday and Saturday 10-10 and Sunday
11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Call 674-0500.


Hydroponics

comes to SWFL
Caloosa Rare Fruit Exchange (CRFE) in
conjunction with Lee County Extension Ser-
vice/University of Florida/IFAS will present
a one day course in hydroponics. The class
will introduce hydroponic growing to hom-
eowners and small farmers. Latest technol-
ogy in techniques, nutrient solutions, grow-
ing media, and demonstration systems will
be shown and explained.
The class has a size limit of 40 people and
must be registered before September 15.
Registration closes when the class is full.
The class takes place Thursday, Septem-
ber 30, at the Lee County Extension Services,
3406 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers
Cost: $150 for the class, includes also
Lunch, breaks with beverages and fruit,
CD with photos from the research, CD with
technical information to assist in your ven-
ture, and source information for everything
needed to start your system; $10 fee for the
half day tour (optional).
To register send your check made to CRFE
for the course and tour ($160) to CRFE, to
Ed Wilson, 1698 Lakeview Blvd., Fort Myers,
Fl. 33903. Instructor Bill Thompson can be
reached at williamet@aol.com if you have
questions.


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Caloosa Belle September 9, 2010


New services offered at Lehigh


Regional Medical Center


Lehigh Regional Medical Center is offer-
ing Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT),
Bariatric and Advanced Laparoscopic Sur-
geries to the residents of Hendry, Lee and
Collier Counties.
HBOT, a new service of The Wound Care
Institute, aids in the course of therapy for pa-
tients that present with problem wounds. It
allows the healthcare professional to provide
treatment in a pressurized environment, so
the patient can breathe 100 percent oxygen.
This raises the tissue oxygen levels 10 to 13
times their normal level, therefore healing
the wound at a faster rate. The Wound Care
Center currently has a healing rate of about
99 percent of their patients.
Treatments using the Hyperbaric Cham-
ber typically last two hours, five days a week.
"There is an air hose inside the chamber that
a patient can adjust so they are comfortable,
along with a television above the chamber
so they have something to watch while re-
ceiving the treatment," said Wil Killmer,
board certified Hyperbaric Technologist.
Lehigh Regional Medical Center Surgery
Department currently has two providers, Dr.
Martin Barrios and Dr. Peter Denk, who spe-
cialize in minimally invasive surgeries (Sin-
gle Port Surgery) and in bariatric surgery, to
include the gastric band (LAP-BAND) and
the incisionless weight-loss surgeries ROSE
and POSE.
Dr. Barrios and Dr. Denk are advanced
minimally invasive laparoscopic surgeons
with an extensive experience in Bariatric
and Single Port Surgeries.
Single Port Surgery, Dr. Barrios explains,
is an advanced minimally invasive approach
in which the surgeon operates almost exclu-
sively through a single entry point, typically
the patients' belly button. All of the instru-
ments necessary for the surgery are used
through this single incision. According to
Dr. Barrios, the person experiences less pain
since it is a considerably small incision and
there are fewer complications, so patients


can return faster to full activity. On top of
that, there's a cosmetic advantage since the
scar is minimal, making it much more aes-
thetically pleasing.
LAP-BAND, ROSE and POSE are relatively
new weight-loss procedures that are also
minimally invasive and with faster recovery
times.
Lap-Band has been performed at Lehigh
Regional Medical Center since October 2009.
This weight loss approach is used for weight
loss and weight maintenance in severely
obese people, reducing the amount of food
one's stomach can hold.
"ROSE procedure is designed for patients
gaining weight after a previous gastric by-
pass," Dr. Dens says. "It uses a special en-
doscope through the mouth to reshape the
pouch and stoma of patients so they can
continue to lose weight properly. The proce-
dure is done as an out-patient and patients
typically have no abdominal pain because
there are no incisions."
POSE is designed to help obese patients
as a first-time, non-invasive surgical proce-
dure for weight loss. "It has shown great ear-
ly promise so far in studies with weight-loss
similar or better to laparoscopic weight-loss
procedures," adds Dr. Denk. With the addi-
tion of Dr. Denk, Lehigh Regional Medical
Center is one of only two centers in the US
currently offering POSE.
"We are very pleased to bring new
state-of-the-art technology and top quality
surgeons to our patients," stated Lehigh Re-
gional Medical Center CEO, Chris Rakunas.
"These new improved methodologies allow
us to treat the patients looking at them as a
whole, caring for them in a holistic way," he
added.
You can find more information about The
Wound Care Institute by calling 239-368-
4561 or by visiting www.thewoundcareinsti-
tute.com. For more info on Dr. Barrios and
Dr. Denk please call 239-368-0241 or visit
www.bariatricsbybarrios.com.


Samira Beckwith named


"Community Action Hero"


In recognition of her success in making
"positive change happen for thousands of
people every day," Samira K. Beckwith,
President and CEO of Hope HealthCare
Services, has been named a "Community
Action Hero" by the National Association
of Social Workers (NASW).
The NASW award recognizes leaders
in social work who "organize people, re-
sources and allies to improve the lives of
individuals in their community and across
the country."
Beckwith has served as President and
CEO of Hope HealthCare Services since
1991. Under her leadership, Hope has in-
troduced an array of comprehensive long-
term care programs in addition to hospice,
which has become a model of coordinated
care for other healthcare organizations.
She was honored by the NASW in 2007 as
a "Social Work Pioneer."
The National Association of Social Work-
ers (NASW) is the largest membership or-
ganization of professional social workers in
the world, with 145,000 members. NASW
works to enhance the professional growth
and development of its members, to create
and maintain professional standards and
to advance sound social policies.
Hope HealthCare Services is a registered
d/b/a of Hope Hospice and Community Ser-


Samira K. Beckwith


Submitted photo


vices, a not-for-profit, 501 (c)(3) communi-
ty-based agency, nationally recognized as a
leader in providing high-quality, innovative
care. Hope is accredited by the Community
Health Accreditation Program (CHAP), the
national leader in improving the quality of
care in the home-care industry and is a re-
cipient of the nationally acclaimed Circle of
Life Award for excellence and innovation
in patient care. For more information, visit
www.hopehcs.org.


Obituaries


Thomas Anderson Smith, 60
CLEWISTON Thomas Anderson Smith, age
60, of Clewiston, passed away Aug. 31, 2010, in
Clewiston, Fla.
He was born March 15, 1950, in Portsmouth,
Va., the son of the late Carlton and Mary (Han-
cock) Smith. Mr. Smith married Donna Way. He
served his country in the United States Navy. He
was a Mechanic.
Survivors include his wife, Donna Smith;
mother, Mary Smith; two sons, Christopher An-
derson Smith of LaBelle, Thomas (Christina)
Anderson Smith, II of Clewiston; and one
daughter, Lisa (T.J.) Holt of Fort Myers; one
brother, Timothy (Teri) Smith of Moore Haven;
and two sisters, Vivian (Harry) Patterson of
North Carolina, Mary (Steve) Ham of LaBelle;
one sister-in-law, Marie (Bill) Koelsch of Homo-
sassa; and six grandchildren. Thomas was pre-
ceded in death by his father, and one grandson,
Christian Arceneaux.
Memorial services were held Sunday, Sept. 5,
2010, at 4 p.m. in Clewiston Church Of God, 522


San Luiz Avenue, Clewiston.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home
Clewiston

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Cowboys spending time


beefing up defense


by Patty Brant
Caloosa Belle
The Cowboy offense drew praise from
Coach Hal Bennett after last Friday night's
tussle with Cardinal
Mooney. Although
it ended with the
Cowboys down,
53-35, the offense o a
racked up one of its T.
highest scores in the
last two seasons.
The Cowboys
put up 344 yards
that night
It shows the Hal Bennett
Cowboys are ca-
pable of putting points on the board, Coach
Bennett said.
Coaches rotated quarterbacks Taylor
Jordan and Derek Bass in the second half, a
strategy Coach Bennett said he believes they
will continue. It helped keep Mooney play-
ers off balance, he said.
Taylor passed for 109 yards, had 44 yards
rushing, threw one TD and ran for two TDs
against Mooney.
Another bright spot in the Cowboys'
night was senior wide receiver Will Thomas,
who made four catches for 127 yards receiv-
ing and caught one TD pass.
Junior kick returned David Antunez also
provided some thrills for the hometown

Sports Shorts

Attention shotgun shooters
The shotgun portion of the Hendry
County Gun Range will have new hours
on Wednesday till the middle of October. It
will be RSVP only. Call Ed Kuntz at 8630675-
6432 to set up a time you want to shoot on
Wednesday. Thursday and Saturday hours
will be the same. We are asking for dona-
tions of equipment, building materials or
money to improve the shotgun range.
For more information contact Dave Al-
exander at 863-675-0500 or Ed Kuntz 863-
675-6432. We hope to have trap and skeet
leagues in November.


crowd with a 86-yard-kick off return his first
career kick off return for a touchdown. David
also had a 67-yard return against Immokalee
in the Kick Off Classic, which he returned to
the Indians' 12-yard line.
David also nailed all five of his extra point
kicks against Mooney.
Coach is working the Cowboys' defense
this week, trying to build it up to face a quick
Evangelical Christian School team Friday
evening.
He said they'll be shuffling inside line-
backers, trying to control the line of scrim-
mage and get more speed. He hopes to
shore up the Cowboys' pass rushing and put
more pressure on their opponent's quarter-
back.
This Friday's game will be away, at ECS
beginning at 7:30 p.m.
The JV plays Thursday night (tonight) at
ECS. Game time 6 p.m.


At the tender age of two, little Kaylah,
was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, also
known as Juvenile diabetes. There is no
cure for type 1 diabetes and for a child it
can be life altering.
There is no vacation or time off for dia-
betes and Kaylah must be monitored 24
hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Kaylah, is now 7 years old and every day
she must endure the pain of this destruc-
tive disease.
Her body can no longer produce the
insulin that she needs for her to have a nor-
mal life. She endures an average of three
shots of insulin a day, and an average of
eight finger pokes a day just to monitor her
blood glucose levels.
Kaylah has been going through this for
five years. That's over 20,000 needle pokes!
Imagine how many pokes that will be by
the time Kaylah turns 18. Type 1 Juvenile
diabetes is a life long disease and we must
find a cure. Insulin injections are not the
cure!
In 1985 there were 30 million diabet-


ics worldwide. Today there are 197 million
and by the year 2025 it is likely to affect
more than 300 million men, woman and
children.
At the present, just in the United States
alone 7 percent of our population is af-
fected. That's 20.8 million people, and new
cases are diagnosed every 30 seconds,
that's 1.3 million people a year.
Please help Advance Auto Parts, Central
Sheds and Trailers of LaBelle/Okeechobee,
Hungry Howies Pizza of Clewiston and the
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
(JDRF) "Race for a Cure." Join us and Kay-
lah this Saturday night, September 11, as
we "Race for a Cure" at the Hendry County
Motorsports Park. Gates open at 4 p.m. rac-
ing starts at 7 p.m.
They are located 1/2 mile north of SR
80 on Highway 27 and three miles south of
Moore Haven.
For more information go to our web site
www.Henrdvcountyracing.com or call Ra-
cin' Jason at(239)-645-5858 or Ken Kenny
Jr. at (863)-673-4325.


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The LaBelle Pop War-
ner Longhorn's next
game will be in Naples
Saturday, September
11 vs. Naples Bears.
Longhorn cheerlead-
ers put in long hours
of practice to bring out
the best in the players
and the crowd. Go
Longhorns!


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Glades County residents receive help at GCHD


Fort Myers, Fla. (August 10, 2010) -The
Glades County Health Department, Harry
Chapin Food Bank, The Salvation Army,
United Way and other human service agen-
cies participated in a food distribution and
health and human services event on Fri-
day, July 30, at the Glades County Health
Department in Moore Haven. Similar "Free
Food Fridays" have been held in Alva, Cape
Coral, Pine Island, Fort Myers Beach, Harlem
Heights and Lehigh Acres.
Harry Chapin Food Bank and The Salva-
tion Army provided food to those in need.
The Glades County Health Department
made free health screenings available, and
United Way 211 provided assistance with the
Food Stamp Program and information and
referrals to human service agencies for ad-
ditional assistance.
158 families and a total of 605 persons
from the Glades area were assisted. In ad-
dition to the need for food, the top requests
for help from those attending were medical
and employment services.
Cliff Smith, President of the United Way


of Lee, Hendry and Glades said, "This area
has been greatly affected by the current eco-
nomic climate. We are pleased to have mo-
bilized this coalition of service providers to
reach these residents in need.
Arlene Bettencourt, United Way of Hen-
dry and Glades Manager said, "People have
told me how much they appreciate the food
and agency information. One person said
'Dear God do we ever need this!' Another
said 'We are blessed.' One man even came
here in his motorized wheelchair."
The local network of thirty-four United
Way partner agencies and programs serve
the citizens of Hendry and Glades Counties.
A few of the agencies include: The Salvation
Army, the Children's Advocacy Center, Child
Care of Southwest Florida, Healthy Families
and many others. This network serves a di-
verse range of needs nurturing children and
youth, strengthening families, meeting criti-
cal needs such as helping the elderly and dis-
abled live independently, and empowering
communities by bringing health and human
services to neighborhoods. The network of


United Way agencies helped over 21,000
people in Hendry and Glades Counties last
year.
In addition to raising funds for human
service organizations in our community, the
United Way promotes partnerships and col-


laborations among agencies, helping them
to work together focusing on issues and so-
lutions that continue to improve lives. The
United Way of Hendry and Glades office is
located in the LaBelle United Way House,
117 Fort Thompson Avenue, LaBelle.


Church Briefs


Gospel Concert to honor 9/11
A Gospel Concert will be held in honor
of the memory of those lost on Sept. 11,
this Saturday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. at the La-
Belle Civic Center. Local singers and gospel
groups will sing in the Honoring God and
the U.S.A. Concert. All are welcome. A love
offering will be collected. The event is spon-
sored by Community Christian Men.

Christian men to gather
A Gathering of Christian Men will meet on
Monday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. At Turning Point
Church of God in Flaghole. The speaker for
the meeting will be Dennis Edgar. Great Fel-
lowship; Meal will be served. Men of all de-
nominations are welcome. Come be a part
of this growing organization. For more infor-
mation call Mark White at 863-675-1807.

Christian school to open
International Christian Academy, kinder-
garten through 12th grade, is a ministry of
International Christian Fellowship. School
opened on Sept. 7, 2010. ICA is located at
233 Clark Street, and welcomes children of


various backgrounds within the commu-
nity.

Faith in Action at ICF
Faith in Action continues to be demon-
strated at the International Christian Fel-
lowship, 233 Clark Street, as they extend
their ministry to encompass a new private
Christian school. The ministry will be under
the direction of Tracy Co, M.Ed. who has a
vision for quality education, from the Chris-
tian perspective. Mrs. Co has been involved
in public, private and homeschooling edu-
cation. She desires to see the opportunity for
quality Christian education to be extended
to children of all economic and social class-
es. Mrs. Co praises the International Chris-
tian Fellowship for their support and biblical
demonstration of faith.

Clothing for donations
The Church of God of Prophecy Moore
Haven, on the corner of 7th and E St., is
open Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Every-
thing for donations all good clean clothes,
Donations also accepted. All to help build up
the church.


School Briefs


Train for construction,
social media
The Education Center of Southwest Flor-
ida is seeking applications to enroll in an
Introductory to the Core Curriculum: Intro-
duction to the Construction Trade or a Social
Media class slated to begin in September. For
applications or information call 675-6800,
239-860-6722 or email Shughesedcenter@
embarqmail.com. The Education Center
and the Career and Service Center are open
daily Monday-Friday from 8-5 at 4930 SR
Hwv 29S.


UES Open House planned
Upthegrove Elementary School's Open
House will be Tuesday, Sept. 14, from
5:30-7 p.m. Come to the spaghetti dinner
that evening 5-7 p.m. Adults $5; children
under 12 $4.
Everyone is invited to come out and see
the school, classrooms, meet the teacher
and have a great dinner. There will be a
book fair in the library from 5:30-7 p.m. so
stop by and see what great items they will
have for sale.


Volunteers man the Salvation Army table.


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310 Campbell St.
LaBelle, FL 33935
Phone (863) 675-0656
Fax (863) 675-0640
E-mail: cmumc@embarqmail.com
Pastor John Bennett
WORSHIP TIMES
9:00 a.m. Traditional Service
10:00 a.m. Sunday School
11:00 a.m. Contemporary Service


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BA) w/fence&pond $160,000
access 20+/- ACRES ZONED A-2 w/4 -
and duplex rental $199,000
w 3BR/2BA POOL HOME on 66
Felda $617,000
possible ACREAGE
PRIME ACREAGE! 1329 acres
frontage on paved State Road 29 in
Ag-2, can be split into 2 parcels Bri
tre business to this perfect ocati
wished 2 +/- ACRES IN FELDA fronting
e city 2!i.00I
2.09M/LACRES
onsid- 61 +/- ACRES of Prime fertile Ian
than REDUCED $418,404.
LOTS AVAILABLE... Please call f
S291 COMMERCIAL
Cl ZONED PROPERTY 100'x 29
5 acres x 60' steel Quonset building ahd sh
CUSTOM CABINET SHOP! 5'
aBelle Re-route on HMY 78 gives business
excellent visibility 25'x 80 ft f
untry $210,000


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Horizons
Real Estate Corp.


* Look no further, immaculate 3/2 located in
the city of LaBelle. Features den, family room,
dining room, fenced backyard. Truly a gem.
$109,000.
HOMES
* Coporate owned! Beautiful 3/3.5 home
located in classic Plantation Estates of Lely
Features 3,000+/- sq. ft of living area, high
ceilings, formal dining area, spacious den,
master wuite fit for a king and much, much
more. $849,900.
* Corporate owned! 2004 CBS home on
4.98+/- acres locatedwest of LaBelle. Ceramic
tile, fireplace, spacious rooms & much more.
$189,900.
* Centrally located in LaBelle, close to
schools, shopping and financial institutions.
Zoned B-1 $115,000.
* Look no further, immaculate 3/2 located in
the city of LaBelle. Features den, family room,
dining room, fenced backyard. Truly a gem.
$109,000.
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* Corpol ,, I.S home with
2,000+/- I A 'i car garage on
.50+/- act
* Corporate owned! 3/2 2006 CBS home on
.50+/- of an aiSO. "U.i near SR 80.
$64,900
* Investors! two rentals on .76+/- of an acre.


5Z6 .M inS.-LaelF


86 7517


Located in LaBelle. Property includes 1
manufracted home and 1 small frame home.
$60,000.
Cop orat owne! 2 i condition.
in 9 .car garage
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of ...liv i iI spa ings
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$59,000.
* .i .d G, tRC '"T located
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* Corporate owned! 2/1 in good condition.
Located in city of LaBelle dose to schools and
shopping. $54,900.
* Corpo .. i r i *.,+/-sq. ft.
of living i v i 'ati slbl' I spacious
rooms, 0 c T A ... LaBelle.
$46,900.

*' ,i Uma actU R hm o in
What a deal! cOlWRACT
* Great investment potential! 1BR/1B home
on a corner lot. Homes needs some work...
but is priced to sell. $17,000.
MOBILE HOMES
* Immaculate 4/2 on 9.54 acres. Spacious liv-
ing room, family room i,,i in,. mas-
ter suite, lots, lots of more. $154,900.
* Country living at its best! 3/2 on 2.30+/-
acres outside city of LaBelle. Over spacious
kitchen & mastr bath. New carpet through
out home. $149,900.
* 3/2 manufactured home on 4+/- acres in
Muse. Partially cleared and fenced.
$145,000.
* Two for the price of one on 1 ac. 3/2 well
maintained manufactured home + a 2/2 man-
ufactured home. $100,000
* 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. $97,000.
* Immaculate 3/2 located in City of LaBelle
on oversized lot, features woodlike flooring
and carpet, master bath has tiled shower,
overspacious kitchen and much much more.
Priced to sell at $69,900.
* Affordable starter. 3/1.5 on corner lot in
Moore Haven. $50,000.
* Corporate owned! 4/2 on 2.45+/- acres out-
side of LaBelle. nSOLD!nt. l' ", of
paint. Ready to 1t". -,'",' ,n
* Immaculate ready to move in 2/1 on corner
lot. New vinyl/carpet, tiled shower and tiled
kitchen countertop w/oak cabinets. $40,000.
Call about our vacant land!
LOTS
* 2.72+/- partially fenced acreage in Muse.
$75,000.
* .29 +/- acre in Belmont S/D. Priced to sell
at only $42,000. Possible seller financing.
* Buy now, build later. Nice city lot in
Belmont subdivision. $35,000.
* Nice 1.25+/- ac. in Montura $8,000.
* 2 Montura lots- $5,500 each
* Call about our Port LaBelle lots!
COMMERCIAL
* Prime 20+/- ac potential commercial parcel
located near West Glades Elem. in Muse &just
minutes away from LaBelle. $3.50 per sq ft.
* Invest now build later! Corner lot outside
city limits near town. $85,000.
* Corner lot w/2 buildings and fenced.
$120,000.
* Establishment centerally located in the
heart of LaBelle. Family owned and operated
for many years. Sale includes building, land,
inventory, and license for package sales and
on premises consumption. $249,900.


COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL
$89,900 1/2 Acre Commercial
Lot on Davis St.
$199,000 Vacant 2 ac. on SR
80, just west of town
REDUCED $199,900 1 ac on
Main St., busy downtown loca-
tion w/older bldg.
$200,000 SR 80 Corner 1Ac,
B 1 w/billboard income.
REDUCED $299,000 Bank
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$299,000 4.5Ac, 2400 Steel
1ii. industrial, Possible Lease
-I h,11, 'l
$550,000 Co i... -
+/-Industrial.' 11 rii I i ..
& Filled, Seller Financing.
Water/sewer nearby
WATERFRONT
$49,000 3/2 MH in River
Oaks/Ortona, waterfront!
$139,900 Over I ac. on the
river, Ft. Denaud Rd.
$192,500- Ft. Denaud 1 Ac.
$395,000 High Elevation with
long views, 5 Ac.
$389,000 3/2 Super CBS river
home w/pool on Oxbow


w/dock on double lot.
$495,000- 2 Homes for the price
of I on 2.5 ac. w/boat docks.
Circular drive w/water feature
adorns the entrance. T.... in.. -
upgrades to list! .11.ii.. .1
guest house.
$499,000 P,.l. P..;,,I 1 '
DeepWater I ,.i i ...i
w/ Lg Dock.
$550,000 Spectacular 7 Ac
Pasture w/Oaks, 500 Ft on the
River. Great investment, future
land use 3 units per ac.
LoT &LAND
$3,200- Port LaBelle Lots, Seller
financing
$4,900 Moore Haven Yacht
Club lot
$8,900 Mobile home lots,
south of town
$39,900 2.2 Ac Rural
Residential, fenced, mobiles or
single family permitted
$65,000 4.2 ac. on Fernwood.
Great buy! Well, septic & pad in
place.
$495,000 Development
Potential Platted lots on 16+/
Ac.


5399,000 REDUCED 5365,000 3/2 River- 5282,500 4/2.5 pool
3/2, 2 car garage, front pool home home in quiet area.
pool, 1.5+ acs. Boat near park, boat Country living close
slip, covered dock, ramp & town. All ap- to town. Short notice
246' +/- riverfront pliances included to show


PAUL ROSER
REALTORS
863-675-0898 OFC
PERSONAL ATTENTION
WORLDWIDE INTERNET MARKET-
ING AT WWW.PAULROSER.COM
NIKKI YEAGER, Broker Assoc. PAUL ROSER, Broker
Nikki@NikkiYeagePRoser.com Paul@PaulRoser.com
239/564-2005 cell 239/564-2002 cell


CORPORATE OWNED!
Lovely 4BR/2BA manufac-
tur-d home on 6.59 +/-
. New carpet
installed, new lighting fix-
lures, painted through-
out and much more!!
New A/C unit to be
installed upon closure of
i ii ^ home! $94,500


S863-675-4500
Southern or visit our website at
Heritage www.soland.com
REAL ESTATE & INVESTMENTS
180 N. Bridge St. LaBelle, FL 33935
Sherri Denning Licensed Real Estate Broker
Associates: Trisha Arnold, Tony Barnes, Emily A. Bates,
Cindi B e i I I 1 1 . ..
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* 80 AC PARAUBIE s b.e I l' ... and palmettos. (1 145 AC WORKING OHANGE GROVE south of LaBelle. May be
mile south ol ,. 1 . M,, I l '$. ,000 divided into 4 parcels, 13.3 ac, 51 ac and two 40 ac parcels avail-
* 53.2 ACRES Sff VPER ACRE able. Lots of wildlife in the area.
* 40 AC SOUTH OF LABELLE, improved pasture. $4,500 per acre with 439 AC BANK OWNED south of Arcadia. Improved pasture with
possible SELLER FINANCING. MAY BE DIVIDED. ,11 ,: ,,1 ,1F hammoc"- rnrrntl" I i',: used for cattle.
* COMMERCIAL LOT on SR 29 S. Great location for convenience 11 ,11 dividing ,, i, i i i', '. 11' BRING OFFERS!
store, laundry, restaurant, etc. REDUCED $89,500 Asking $5,000 per acre.
* .47 ACRE COMMERCIAL LOT IN TOWN, WITH 4000+ SF 2200 SF STILT HOME on .9 ac in Double J Acres, $130,000.
HOME. Finish inide of home to your own specs for residential or SELLER WILL CONSIDER FINANCING.
commercial use. CONVENIENT LOCATION. $385,000 40 ACRE RANCH with 3/2 mobile home, large steel storage
* BEAUMIFULANDCONVENIENT4.41 ACw/older (updated) mobile, .i idi.: barns, cow pens, guest/caretaker apt. $491,000. Bring
Double J Acres. $80,000 w/possible owner financing. Bring offers! 11


Teri Banky Lic. Real Estate Broker
Associates: Shary Weckwerth,
Lisa Andrews, Sandra Alexander,
Roxie Cisneros and Stacy Stevens





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FURNISHED- Single br,
near center of LaBelle.
$550 plus Utilities per
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MIRA VERDE
SUPER MOVE-IN SPECIAL
$179.00 1st Month Rent
$177.00 Security Deposit
$356.00 Move's you in to your new home!
* 2 BEDROOMS AT $364.00 PER MONTH
* 3 BEDROOMS AT $411.00 PER MONTH
* 4 BEDROOMS AT $464.00 PER MONTH
APPLICATION FEE REDUCED TO $20.00
(non-refundable)
***Restrictions Due Apply***

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6760 Santa Fe North (863)675-3339
LaBelle, FL
HURRY AND MOVE IN TO YOUR NEW
HOME TODAY BEFORE TIME RUNS OUT!

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SUPER ESPECIAL
$179.00 Primer Mes
$177.00 Deposito de Seguridad
$356.00 Deja usted entrar a su nueva casa!
* 2 RECAMARRAS A $364.00 POR MES
* 3 RECAMARRAS A $411.00 POR MES
* 4 RECAMARRAS A $ 464.00 POR MES
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Spanish Speaking a
plus. Be your own Boss.
Stylist, skin care, mas-
sage therapist, nail
tech. Private studio,
and chair lease
available Great location
Upscale salon in
Downtown LaBelle
863-675-4443



Country Village 1/1
with large lanai, private
yard. $525 per month,
security deposit can be
spread out over first 6
months. Call Cindy
675-0500

DR. MLK BLVD 4BR/
1.5 BA, LR, DR, Room
A/C's, new ceramic tile
& carpeting. City water
& sewer; No Pets; non-
smoking. env., ref's,
lease, $600/mo;
$ 6 0 0 / se c.
863-675-2392

LABELLE 2/2 Lrg LR,
eat in Kitchen, Utility
rm, Ctr. of Labelle.
$750 plu utilities per
mo. (863) 234-1153

LABELLE
Country Village
1 br/ iba, no pets.
Good refer. $500 mo
plu/sec. Margaret Barber
Real Estate
(863) 675-5968

Large 3BR/2BA home
for rent. In LaBelle.
(863)673-9133

LEHIGH DUPLEXES -
Close to SR 82, 3/2
Carport, exc. move-in
cond. Lawn care incl.
$650/mo. + sec. No
pets. Call 239-369-9567

Muse- 3 bedroom house
$130 week, $500 de-
posit. Also mobile
homes for rent.
863-675-1414



OFFICE SPACE FOR
RENT, $400 per mo.,
$400 sec. 863-675-7555
863-258-8740




A Load & Lock
Storage
5775 SR 80 LaBelle, FL
863-674-1876
Alarmed Units Security
Cameras Outside Storage
Mobile Storage 5x5 up to
10x30 Units A/C Units
Penske Truck Rentals
Bring this ad and
receive $50 off
first months rent

LABELLE RENT-A-SPACE
CowboyWay & Kennedy
Blvd. Monthly includes
tax: 5'x10' $42.80;
8'xlO' $53.50;10'xl0'
$58.85; 8'x25 $96.30;
24 hr access $25
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Program Ends
September 30th
Call 1-800-622-2832

PORT LABELLE Unit 1,
Move in today! 3/2 +
garage. Built 2005.
Over sized yard on cul-
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Labelle 2 BR 2 BA in
55+ Gated Community
includes lot rent, water,
sewer, and lawn mainte-
nance. Access to club-
house and pool.
$750/mo.(863) 675-7555

LaBelle 3 Bdrm and 2
Bdrm & iba Large deck,
Oak trees, A/C $150
wk. + $200 sec. dep.
Call 863-673-5704

LABELLE 2 BR/2BA, very
nice doublewide; 9
miles North of Bridge
on Hardtop. 10 acres of
paradise; no inside
pets; non-smkg. env.,
ref's, lease; $650/mo;
$ 6 5 0 / sec .
863-675-2392

LABELLE ACRES!
3 mi S of river. Dbl wide
3br/2ba on 1.5 acres.
$795 mo. + dep.
(305) 872-4042

LaBelle Mobile homes
for rent 2 bed, 1 bath
$400 month Call
863-675-2474

LARGE 3 BR/ 1.5 BA
w/roof-over; fenced
back yard; well & sep-
tic; 1 mile North of
Bridge; No pets; non-
smkg. env., ref's, lease;
$550/mo; $550/sec.
863-675-2392

MOBILE HOME 1br,
Hwy. 78, West of La-
belle. Secluded area.
$450 month + $450 se-
curity deposit.
(863)673-0081

Mobile home 2br, bath
central a/c located on
Carlotta Street in La-
Belle. $150 weekly with
$100 deposit or $475
monthly. Call Kenny at
863-673-4325


Notice of Meeting DESIGNING A SIDEWALK ON WEST COWBOY WAY FROM AMANDA IN HE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
New doublewide, 2br, of the Rural Area Plan Ad-Hoc Committee STREET TO WALLEN STREET AND CARLYLE STREET TO SR 29 IN HENDVT FLORIDA
bath located in a 55 HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.
2bath located in a 55 The Committee will conduct four (4) separate special meebngs. The dates FM #4128104-1-38-01 262008CA001329XXXXXX
years and older Adult and times for the meetings are as follows:
Gated Community that RFQ. No: 2010-37 WACHOVIA MORTGAGE
Gated Community that Tuesday, September 14, 2010, beginning at 2:00 p.m. CORPORATION,
is located just north of Tuesday, September 21, 2010, beginning at 3:00 p.m. OPENING DATE: Friday October 15, 2010 at 2:00 pm Plambff
the bridge in Moore Tuesday, September 28, 2010, beginning at 3:00 p.m. vs.
Hendry County is seeking engineering firms interested in providing profes- TH UKN N P
Haven. $595 monthly. The meebngs will be held at the Emergency Medical Services Training l services in connection with design of a sidewalk along West Cowboy HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
Ready to move in. Room, 1050 Forestry Division Road, LaBel e, FL 33935 to discuss the find- Way from Amanda Street to Wallen Steet and Carlyle Street to SR 29 in CREDITORS, AND ALL OTHER
863-673-4325 r wings of the Florida Department of Community Affairs, and proposed changes Hendry County, Florida. Firms submitting must have expertise in construc- PARTIES CLAIMING BY
863-673-4325 or o the Rural and Agricultural Lands Plan. The public is invited to attend. tion design services for a sidewalk along West Cowboy Way from Amanda THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSY
863-675-8888 If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board, agency, or Street to Wallen Street and Carlyle Street to SR 29 in Hendry County and ADIB ABDUL SHAHEED, DE-
commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hear- other requirements that FDOT may impose in the LAP Agreement. Propos- CEASED et al.,
ing he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such pur- ers shall have all services available in-house or may propose multiple firms, Defendants
ose he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the which have joined together to provide the various required disciplinary ser-
Iroceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence vices in order to offer a complete submission. Individuals and firms proper- NOTICE OF SALE
upon which the appeal is to be based. ly registered in the State of Florida are encouraged to submit their PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
quallicabons for consideration. All submittals (see Part IV, Submissions Re-
BANK REPO'S Questions should be directed to the Planning and Zoning Department at quirements) received in response to this RFQ will be reviewed by a County NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
863-675-5240, or email vcautero(hendryfla.net Evaluabon Committee. In order to be considered, submittals must be re- to anrder orSummary Final Jud
MOVE TO YOUR LAND 363292 CB/CGS 8/19, 9/9,16,23/2010 ceived by the Board of County Commissioners at the C. E. Hall Building an foreclosure dated August 26
Mobile Home Angels (Clerk's Office) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpoch- 2010 and entered in Case No.
561-71 T^ee Avenue, LaBelle Florida by 2:00 p.m., October 15th, 2010, at which time 262008CA001329XXXX)O( of the Cir-
561-721-2230 all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more cuit Court in and for Hendry County,
Sulic N witnesses. Florida, wherein WACHOVIA MORT-
Large repo 4br/2bath GAGE CORPORATION is Plaintiff and
iLarge omrepo 4br/2bath RE^^ ^ UET FORBIA co y of the Instructions and RFQ Documents can be obtained from the THE UNKNOWN SPOUSES, HEIRS
mobile ome on your lot Henry County Purchasing Office, located at 165 S. Lee Street, LaBelle, FL DEVISEES GANT ES, CREDITORS,
or ours. Only $59,900 ONE70 NCHILLUEST FOR BIDS (for pick up), Post Office Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or DALITE R PRTIES CLAIMING
or ours. Only $59,900 OEN 7RFORTHE by callng (863) 675-5220. Instructions and RFQ documents wll be emailed AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING
includes etup and a/. HENDRY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT upon request; however, Hendry County will not guarantee the accuracy or ADIB ABDUL UHADEED, DECEArED;
Very easy financing. OPENING DATE AND TIME: September 16, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. co ness of documents set via emal. MAR FRANCES ROLLE; UNKNOWN
Call 863-675-8888 or The solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT
863-673-4325 Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFQ, or to NO 2 and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES
863-673-4325 Hendry County, Florida, for "One 70 Ton Chiller for the Hendry County contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all ITHROUGH UNDER OR AGAINST A
Health Deaparuent'n In order to be considered, bids must be received b submittals received as a result of this solicitabon, or to chance in part or in NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS AC
New 3br/2bath double- the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Buildin (Clerk's office) its entirety this RFQ, fit is in the best interestofthe County to do so. TION, OR HAVING OR CLAIHMING TO
in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 East Hickpoc ee Avenue, La HAV IG OR INTE
wide only $49,900. Belle, Florida by September 16, 2010 at 2:00 p.m., at which time all re- The Evaluation Committee will meet on October 19th, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at HAVEST IN TRIHE PROPERTITY HEREIN DER-
Trade-ins are welcome. sponses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more the Administative Conference Room located at 165 Lee Street,LaBelle, SCRIBED are defendants, I wl sell
\and a/c inclu witnesses. Bids received after this date and time will not be opened or con- FL 33935 to short list the proposals. Presentations of the short listed firms to te highest and best bidder for
Setup and a/ included. sidered. will be held on October 22, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at the Administrative Confer- sh at on the Second Floor in front
We also have inexpen- oence Room, 165 S. Lee Street, LaBelle, FL 33935. h a Clerk's office at the
eivealo t aveailable.o r A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the. Lee Street, LaBelle, FL 33935. the Main Clerks Ofice at the
sive lots available. For Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 165 S. Lee Street, La- If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East
more information call Belle, Florida (for pick up), Post Office Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mal- Commission with respect to any matter considered at this evaluation co- 3395 at He venuety, LaBoa, F
Lorena or Kenny ng address) r by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. mittee meeting, he/s e will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for 11.00 a on the 29th day of Sep
863-675-8888 tan e cm e oun to awad an enacts, such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the member 2010, the following de
863-675-8888 This soicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence scribed property as set forth in said
pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to upon which the appeal is to be based. Orderor por udamsnt foii
contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all Order or Fnal Judgment, to-wit:
submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to chance in part or in Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks Mi- TH EAST 1/2 OF THE WEST
its enbrety this Bid, if itis in the best interest of the County to do so. nonrity and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation. 1/2 OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF
-Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Board of County Commissioners THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE
WorkPlace. Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTIONHE
651 C /C 30/2010 SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman 365316 CBCGS26, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH
For more listings, Board of County Commissioners RANGE 32 EAST, HENDRY
or m oe ings, 365326 CB/CGS 9/9/2010 COUNTY, FLORIDA. SUBJECT
rgo to TO AN EASEMENT FOR IN-
9go_ to ____ _GRESS, EGRESS AND
www.newszap.com Earn some extra cash. UTILITIES, OVER AND ACROSS
THE NORTH 40 FEET THEREOF.
Sell your used items ALSO KNOWN AS LOT NO. 442
in the classified IN MONTURA RANCH ES-
Picku Trucks REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR
The classified are the SR 80 LIGHTING DESIGN IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
FM #416230-1-38-01 TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE
FORD F150 4x4. $900 most successful sales- SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE
954-404-4651 person in town. RFQ. No: 2010-29 PROPERTY OWNERS AS OF THE
DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST
OPENING DATE: Friday, September 17, 2010 at 2:00 pm FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AF-
TER THE SALE.
Hendry County is seeking engineering firms interested in providing profes- In accordance with the Americans
sional services in connecbon with design of street lighting along SR 80 at with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons
East Cowboy Way, Cedarwood Parkway, Birchwood Parkway, Collingswood needing special accommodation to
Parkway and Forrey Drive in Hendry County, Florida. Firms submitting must participate in this proceeding should
have expertise in construction design services for lighting on a State High- contact the Clerk of the Court not
way System and other requirements that FDOT may impose in the LAP later than five business days prior to
Fonr monre listing, For monre listings Agreement. Proposers shall have all services available in-house or may pro- the proceeding at the Hendry County
For more listings, For more listings, pose multiple firms, which have joined together to provide the various re- Courthouse. Telephone
to o to quired disciplinary services in order to offer a complete submission. 941-675-5217 or 1-800-955-8770 via
go g Individuals and firms properly registered in the State of Florida are encour- Florida Relay Service.
wwwnewszap.com www.newszap.com aged to submt their qualfica ions for consideration. All submittals (see Part DATED at LaBelle, Florida, on
__pw l pI____V________, Submission Requirements) received in response to tis RFQ wil be re- August 26, 2010.
viewed by a County Evaluation Committee. In order to be considered, sub-
mittals must be received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C. E. BARBARA BUTLER
Hall Building (Clerk's Office) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 As Clerk, Circuit Court
E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle Florida by 2:00 p.m., September 17, 2010,
at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence By: Anita Ross Kummer
Notice of RFQ Ranking Meeting of one or more witnesses. As Deputy Clerk
SMITH, HIATT & DIAZ, P.A.
Hendry County A copy of the Instructions and RFQ Documents can be obtained from the Attorneys for Plantbff
Henry County Purchasing Office, located at 165 S. Lee Street, LaBelle, FL PO Box 11438
Nobce is hereby given that there will be a meebng for ranking the respons- (for pick up Post Office Box 2340, LaBelle FL 33975 (mailing address) of Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438
es to RFQ 2010-34, Design of Connection of Sky Valley Subdivision to US by calng (63) 675-5222. Instructions and RFQ documents will be emailed Telephone: (954) 564-0071
27. It will be held on September 14, 2010 at 9:00 A.M., in Conference upon request; however, Hendry County will not guarantee the accuracy or 364790 CN 9/9,16/10
Room A-118, 165 S. Lee Street, LaBelle, FL 33935. completeness of documents sent via email.
There will be a meeting for presentations by the top 3 ranked firms on Sep- The solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to
tember 16, 2010 at 8:00 A.M., in the County Commission Chamber, Room pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFQ, or to
A-148, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, FL 33935. contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all
submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in NOTICE
If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter its entirety this RFQ, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. AUCTION on Friday,
considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, September 10 at 9:00 a.m. at
and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim The Evaluation Committee will meet on September 21st, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. 1225 NW Ave. L,
record o the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and at the Administrative Conference Room located at 165 S. Lee Street La- 12 Ae
evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Belle, FL 33935 to short list the proposals. Presentabons of the short listedd Belle Glade, Florida
364756 CB/CN 9/9/10 firms will be held on September 23rd, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at the Administra- PDr rtyfTn Moore
tive Conference Room located at 165 S. Lee Street, LaBelle, FL 33935. mBare carsof niachine,
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County television, microwave, carpet
I T Commission with respect to any matter considered at this evaluation com- cleaner, standing fan, shredder,
lPlullic Noti mittee meetings, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for computer monitor, bookshelf,
such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the stroller, miscellaneous boxes
proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence 364570 BGS 9/2,9/10
Notice of RFO Ranking Meeting upon which the appeal is to be based. When you want some-
Hendry County Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks Mil- d io
nonrity and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation. thing sold, advertise in
Nobce is hereby given that there will be a meebng for ranking the respons- BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER the classified.
es to RFO 2010-30, Drainage Improvements in the North LaBelle MSBU, to BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Roy Brown Canal and Ivan Outfall. It will be held on September 15, 2010 at OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Shop from a gift catalog
9:00 A.M., in Conference Room A-118, 165 S. Lee Street, LaBelle, FL CN/CB 8/19, Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
33935. 363251 CN/CB 8/19,26,9/2,9/10 that's updated regularly:
There will be a meeting for presentations by the top 3 ranked firms on Sep-
tember 20, 2010 at 1:00 RM., in Conference Room A-118, 165 S. Lee Need a few more bucks
Street, LaBelle, FL 33935.- -to purchase something
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considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, deer? Pick up some
and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim Your commniI Unity directory extra ucks when you
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14 Caloosa Belle September 9, 2010


NOTICE TO BIDDERS
The School Board of Hen-
dr County
will be accepting sealed bids until
September 14, 2010 for Bid
#Q11-0003, Milk Cooler, Hot H holding
Double Cabinet, Commercial Refrig-
erator, Double Deck LP Gas Convec-
tion Oven, Specifications will be
available at the board's finance office
at 111 Curry Street in LaBelle. Call
(863) 674 4100 to have the specs
faxed or mailed.
Hendry County School Board
Sally Berg, Chairman
365346 CN CB 9/9/10


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 26-2010-CA-000049
HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORPORA-
TION III
Plaintiff,
VS.
MARY E. RADCLIFFE; THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF MARY E. RAD-
CLIFFE; HELEN G. BUCKI; THE
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF HELEN G.
BUCKI; ELAINE GREENBURG; THE
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ELAINE
GREENBURG; IF LIVING, INCLUDING
ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID
DEFENDANTS) IF REMARRIED AND
IF DECEASED THE RESPECTIVE UN-
KNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANT-
EES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS,
LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL
OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE
NAMED DEFENDANTSS; UNKNOWN
TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2
Defendant(s)
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pursu-
ant to a Final Summary Judgment of
Foreclosure entered in the above
styled cause, in the Circuit Court of
Hendry County, Florida, I will sell the
property situate in Hendry County,
Florida, described as:
THE NORTH ONE-HALF OF THE
SOUTHWEST ONE QUARTER
OF THE NORTHWEST ONE
QUARTER OF THE NORTH-
WEST ONE QUARTER OF THE
SOUTHWEST ONE QUARTER
OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP
44 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST,
HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT
FOR AN ACCESS ROAD OF THE
WEST 30 FEET THEREOF.
ALSO KNOWN AS LOT NO
2987, MONTURA RANCH ES-
TATES, AN UNRECORDED SUB-
DIVISION.
To include a:
1997 Cresent VIN
FLA14611413A 73455726
1997 Crescent VIN
FLA14611413B 73455727
A/K/A
675 N Quebrada St
Clewiston, FL 33440
at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder, for cash, Clerk of the
Circuit Court in the Hendry County
Courthouse (being the second floor
hallway of the Hendry County Courts
Building), LaBelle, FL 33935 at 11:00
AM, on October 6, 2010.
DATED this 3 day of September,
2010.
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-
er than the property owner as of the
date of the is pendens, must file a
claim within 60 days after the sale.
Witness, my hand and seal of this
court on the 3rd day of September,
2010
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By: /S/ J. Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra
9204 King Palm Drive
Tampa, FL 33619-1328
Attorneys for Plaintiff
In accordance with the Americans
With Disabilities Act of 1990, persons
needing a special accommodation to
participate in this proceeding should
contact the ASA Coordinator no later
than seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding. If hearing impaired, please
call (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or
(800) 955-8770 (voice), via Florida
Relay Service.
365325 CN 09/09,16/10
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 09-CA-89
OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC
Plaintiff,
VS.
BRUCE PIPKINS A/K/A BRUCE N.
PIPKINS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
BRUCE PIPKINS A/K/A BRUCE N.
PIPKINS; IF LIVING, INCLUDING
ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OFSAID DE-
FENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND
IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UN-
KNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANT-
EES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS,
LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL
OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE
NAMED DEFENDANTSS; UNKNOWN
TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT
#2.
Defendant(s)
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pursu-
ant to a Final Summary Judgment of
Foreclosure entered in the above
styled cause, in the Circuit Court of
Hendry County, Florida, I will sell the
property situate in Hendry County,
Florida, described as:
The North 1/2 of the Southwest
1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of
the Northwest 1/4 of the
Northeast 1/4 of Section 35,
Township 44 South, Range 32
east, Hendry County, Florida.
Also known as Lot No. 4583 in
Montura Ranch Estates.
To include a:
Meritt 1997 VIN
FLHML3B121316465A
73077477
1997 Meritt VIN
FLHML3B121316465B
73077476
at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder, for cash, Clerk of the
Circuit Court in the Hendry County
Courthouse (being the second floor
hallway of the Hendry County Courts
Building), LaBelle, FL 33935 at 11:00
AM, on October 6,2010.
DATED this 3 day of September,
2010.
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-
er than the property owner as of the
date of the lis pendens, must file a
claim within 60 days after the sale.
Witness, my hand and seal of this
court on the 3rd day of September,
2010
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By: /S/ J. Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra
9204 King Palm Drive
Tampa, FL 33619-1328
Attorneys for Plaintiff
In accordance with the Americans
With Disabilities Act of 1990, persons
needing a special accommodation to
participate in this proceeding should
contact the ASA Coordinator no later
than seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding. If hearngmpaired please
call (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or
(800) 955-8770 (voice), via Forida
Relay Service.
365403 CN 09/09,16/10

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVIS-
ORS OF THE CENTRAL COUNTY
WATER CONTROL DISTRICT.
You are hereby notified that the
Regular Meeting of the Board of Su-
pervisors of the Central County Wa-
ter Control District will be hold on
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at
7pm at the Central County Confer-
ence Room located at 475 S. Cab-
bage Palm St. Montura Ranch
Estates, Clewiston, Florida. The pur-
pose of this meeting is to transact
any and all business which may
come before the Board. If a person
decides to appeal the decision of the
Board of Supervisors with respect to
any matter considered at the public
meeting or hearing herein referred
he or she may need to insure that a
verbatim record of the proceedings is
made, which record includes the tes-
bmony and evidence upon which the
appeal is based.
365023 CB/CGS 9/9/2010

NOTICE TO PUBLIC
The Hendry County Hospital Au-
thority Board of Directors will con-
duct their monthly Board meeting on
Monday September 20, 2010 at 1:00
pm in the conference room at Hend-
ry Regional Convenient Care Center,
450 S. Main Street, Suite 1, Labelle,
Florida 33935. The public is invited
to attend.
364798 CN/CB 9/9/10


Community Briefs


Notice of Sheriff's Sale
Nobtice is hereby given that pursu-
ant to a Writ of Execution, issued
in the Circuit Court of Dade
County, Florida, on the 7th day
of June, 2010 in the cause
wherein Leon Wildstein is plain-
tiff and Daniel Perez is defen
dant, being Case number
2009-19929CA 13, in said
Court, I, Steve Whidden, as Sher-
iff of Hendry County, Florida, have
levied upon all the right, title and
interest of the defendant Daniel
Perez in and to the following de-
scrib property, to-wit:
Lots 11 and 12, Block 2041, PORT
LABELLE UNIT 2 a subdivision ac-
cording to the Plat thereof record-
ed in Plat Book 3, Page 60 of the
Public Records of Hendry County,
Florida. Parcel nos. 4 29 43
10-020-2041-012.0 and 4 29 43
10-020-2041-011.0 a/k/a 3016
and 3018 Base Ct, LaBelle FL
Lot 15, Block 2059, PORT LA-
BELLE UNIT 2, a subdivision ac-
cording to the Plat thereof
recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60
of the Public Records of Hendry
County, Florida. Parcel no. 4 29
43 10-020-2059-015.0 a/k/a 3015
W Briarwood Circle, LaBelle FL
Lot 8, Block 2206, PORT LABELLE
UNIT 7, a subdivision according to
the Plat thereof recorded in Plat
Book 3, Page 116 of the Public
Records of Hendry County, Flori-
da. Parcel no. 4 29 43
10-070-2206-008.0 a/k/a 7016 Al-
ton Ct, LaBelle FL
The North 12 of the Southeast 14
of the Northwest 14 of the South-
west 14 of the Southwest 14 of
Section 35, Township 44 South,
Range 32 East, Hendry County,
Florida. Also known as Lot 3755
Montura Ranch Estates. Subject
to easement for an access road of
the east 30 feet thereof. Parcel
no. 1 32 44
35-AOO-0168.0000 a/k/a 830 S
Isora St, Montura Ranches, La-
Belle FL
And on the 23rd day of Septem-
ber, 2010 at the Hendry County
Sheriffs Office, LaBelle, Florida, at
the hour of 11:00am, or as soon
thereafter as possible, I will offer
for sale all the said defendant's,
Daniel Perez, right, tile and in-
terest in the aforesaid property, at
public auction and will sell the
same, subject to taxes, all prior li-
ens, encumbrances and judg-
ments, if any, to the highest
bidder for CASH IN HAND, the
proceeds to be applied as far as
may be to the payment of costs
and the satisfaction of the above-
described execution.
Steve Whidden
Sheriff
Hendry County, Florida
By: Lieutenant Andy Lewis
363162 CB/CGS
8/19,26 & 9/2,9/2010


Kiwanis Kids Day
The 2010 Kiwanis Kid's Day is Sat-
urday, September 25, from 10 a.m.-2
p.m. at Barron Park. Mayor Paul Pu-
letti will welcome everyone to begin
the Opening Ceremony, followed by
games, activities, bounce houses, in-
formation, food and entertainment
to fill the day. The event will end at 2
p.m. after the raffle drawing for two
kids' bikes and a tricycle (tickets two
for $1).
"LaBelle's Got Talent" will be-
gin at 11 a.m. with children 12 and
younger participating on stage.
There will be two categories -8 and
Under and 9-12 year-olds. Registra-
tion forms for performers are avail-
able at The Kiwanis Thrift Store, The
Caloosa Belle and The Chamber of
Commerce. Entrants may be indi-
viduals or groups, sign up and have
a great time, every entry will receive
a prize.
There will be many games and
activities for the children plus many
organizations will be available with
information and activities to educate
children and parents alike on a wide
variety of topics. Balloons for all chil-
dren, picnic foods and drinks avail-
able $.50-$1. There will be a bike
rodeo (bikes furnished or bring your
own).
Come join the fun at the 2010 Ki-
wanis Kid's Day.


Ballard benefit planned
There will be a Benefit Dinner for
the Eddie Ballard Family at Barron
Park, Saturday Sept. 18 beginning at
1 p.m. until ? BBQ Pulled Pork &
Gator dinners baked beans, cole-
slaw, & bread for $7. Other dona-
tions accepted. Come and listen to
some great Gospel music and enjoy
some great food for a good cause!


Bridge closings
Rehabilitation of the LaBelle
Bridge over the Caloosahatchee
River is estimated for completion by
the end of 2010. Crews will be mak-
ing electrical, mechanical and struc-
tural repairs to the bascule bridge, as
well as painting. The bridge will be
closed for five nights from 9 p.m.-6
a.m. Sunday, September 12-Thurs-
day, September 16, for necessary
repairs and upgrades.
The bridge will remain opera-
tional and is not expected to affect
marine traffic. Coastal Marine Con-
struction is the Department's con-
tractor.


Medicare beneficiaries
Medicare Beneficiary Outreach
and Assistance representatives from
Southwest Florida AAA will be avail-
able to help Medicare beneficiaries
learn if they qualify for additional
benefits and to apply for them.
Come to Hope Connections, 475


East Cowboy Way, Friday, Sept. 17,
from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. For more infor-
mation call the toll-free Elder Help-
line at 1-800-963-5337.


Collect your booty, mate!
Search your drawers, closets and
treasure chests for old or broken
gold to sell for cold hard cash. Bring
it to Badcock Home Furnishings Sat-
urday, Sept. 11, 4-7 p.m. for ABWA
Caloosahatchee Charter Chapter's
fundraiser. ABWA will receive ten
percent of the total value of gold
sold and Badcock will donate five
percent of all store sales during this
special event.


Caregivers to meet
LaBelle's Caregiver Support
Group will be held the last Wednes-
day of every month. Next meeting
Sept. 29. at First Christian Church of
LaBelle 1:30 3:30 p.m. Presentation
by Terrance Cerrullo from the Flori-
da Department of Financial Services.
Snacks and coffee will be provided
R.S.VP. and information call 1-866-
231-0921.


Topic free computer

classes
LaBelle Assembly of God will
once again be offering free computer
classes on Monday morning starting
September 13. The computer class-
es are hands-on experience with
the computer and programs. All age
students are welcome but there is
limited space. Each class is one hour
long and may cover word processing
photo editing, e-mail, web searching
also known as surfing, databasing,
moviemaking as well as computer
maintenance and care. Comput-
ers are provided; students may also
bring in their own laptop comput-
ers, so they can work with their own
equipment. For more information
call 675-0900. LaBelle Assembly of
God is located on Fraser Avenue in
LaBelle across from the Edward Up-
thegrove Elementary school.


Republicans to meet
The Republican Party of Hendry
County is inviting all County Repub-
licans to an open meeting, Monday,
Sept 13, at the LaBelle Commission-
ers Meeting
Room 481 Hickpoochee at 7
p.m. The agenda for the evening
will include the Lincoln Reagan Din-
ner Oct 7, Campaign activity, Poll
watchers, volunteers for Clewiston
and LaBelle offices and presenta-
tions by candidates. For additional
information, please call Mel Karau,
676 4063, or the LaBelle Republican
Office at 675 4924, or stop by at 200
Main St., Wednesday evening or Sat-
urday morning.


SAO closings
The Hendry/Glades State At-
torney's Office is closed Thursday,
September 9, in observance of Rosh
Hashanah and will re-open Friday,
September 10, at 8:30 a.m.


Lincoln Reagan dinner
Hold the date, Thursday, Oct.
7, for the annual Lincoln Reagan
Dinner at the LaBelle Civic Center.
Guest speaker will be the Honor-
able Denise Grimsley. The event will
be catered by Flora & Ella's (World
Famous Pies). Cost $30 per person
(under 18 $10 per person). Sponsor
a table for $500. Invitations will be
sent out in early September. Put this
important date on your calendar.
Please call Steve Nisbet at 863-
885-1515 with any questions.


Get ready for bingo
Bingo comes back to Our Lady
Queen of Heaven parish hall at 7
p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, with Early Bird
at 6:45 p.m. There will be in an in-
crease in the prize amount based
on attendance at the start of Game
1 (Crazy Kite).


Cancer victim benefit
Come to a benefit barbecue to
assist with medical bills for Brandon
Willis' cancer treatment. Saturday,
Sept. 18, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Randy's
Garage, 737 S. Bridge Street. Tickets
available at Randy's Garage. Tickets
are $7 per meal including brisket
with beans, cole slaw and tea. Con-
tact Becky 239-8322-5860 for more
information.
Staff of the West Palm Beach VA
Medical Center and Florida Depart-
ment of Veterans Affairs will meet
with veterans of Hendry County and
surrounding areas at the Dallas B.
Townsend Center Friday Sept. 10,
from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Veterans information
Learn about veteran healthcare
programs and services available.
Learn about plans for new Veteran
Directed Community-Based Services
or Telehealth programs. Recently
discharged or returning veterans are
encouraged to meet with Opera-
tion Enduring Freedom/Operation
Iraqi Freedom program staff regard-
ing needs and resources available
to them. Get information and find
resource assistance for homeless
veterans through the Homeless Out-
reach program and much more.
This informational outreach pro-
gram is brought to you through the
combined efforts of David B. Abney
of the Hendry County Veterans Ser-
vices Office and representatives of
the West Palm Beach VA Medical
Center and Florida Department of
Veterans Affairs.





September 9, 2010


Caloosa Belle


Community Briefs

Attention caregivers
An Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
will meet at Oakbrook of LaBelle, 250 Bro-
ward Ave., Thursday, Sept. 9, at 1 p.m. The
meeting is open to the public and sponsored
by ACE Homecare as part of its community
outreach program. For information call 863-
677-1100.

Kiwanis meeting changes
If you are interested in becoming involved
in your community you might be interested
in attending a Kiwanis meeting. Meetings
are 7 a.m. Tuesday at Beef O'Brady's. If you
can't make an early morning meeting, try
an evening meeting the last Tuesday of each
month at Beef O'Brady's; dinner at 5:30
meeting at 6 p.m. For more information you
can call Nell at 863-675-1313.

VFW membership, menu
VFW Post 10100 will pay for the mem-
bership of any armed forces personnel cur-
rently serving in harm's way. Please call 863-
675-8008.
Enjoy the 10100 Jammers Thursday (to-
day) from 4-7 p.m. Bring a dish. Remember
Saturday hamburgers.

GOP office change
Office hours on Wednesday are 4-6 p.m.;
Sat. hours 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Republican
Headquarters office, 200 Main Street, is
well stocked with campaign materials and
yard signs for most Republican candidates.
Please call 863 675-4924 or stop by the of-
fice if you have any questions or to pick up
absentee voter requests.

SCFC to meet
The Swamp Cabbage Festival Committee
will be selecting a theme and poster design
for the 2011 festival at its Monday, Sept. 13,
meeting. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.
at the LaBelle City Hall. The poster size is
16" x 20" and must incorporate a cabbage
palm and the theme. The 20-inch depth is
necessary to include the artwork on the
2011 t-shirt. Once selected, the committee
reserves the right to make needed changes
to the artwork in order to accommodate its
use in various ways. Entries can be received
at City Hall any time prior to the September
meeting.

LHS plans consignment store
LaBelle High School business students
will run a consignment store this upcom-
ing fall. They can use some clothes racks,
shelves and basic supplies. If you have any
items that you can donate or sell at a reason-
able price, please call Kevin Lutkenhaus at
674-4120, or email at lutkenhausk@hendry.
kl2.fl.us.
We will be opening our store to the stu-
dents and community throughout the year. If
you would like to help, please let us know.

Widows to meet
The Widows Support Group will meet
for lunch Sept. 16 at 11:30 a.m. at Contrera's
Mexican Restaurant. All widows welcome.


Submitted photo/Brennah McVey

Fairies, pixies
Could it be? Are there fairies in LaBelle? Brennah McVey took this photo at
an undisclosed location in LaBelle. According to Wikipedia, a fairy ring is a
naturally occurring ring or arc of mushrooms. The rings may grow to over 33
ft. in diameter, and they become stable over time as the fungus grows and
seeks food underground. If these manifestations are visible a fairy fungus
mycelium is likely present in the ring or arc underneath. Fairy rings also
occupy a prominent place in European folklore as the location of gateways
into elfin kingdoms, or places where elves gather and dance. A fairy ring ap-
pears when a fairy, pixie, or elf appears. It will disappear without a trace in
less than five days, but if an observer waits for the elf to return to the ring, he
may be able to capture it. No word on whether Brennah captured an elf.


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Caloosa Belle September 9, 2010


Forgotten
Florida
Submitted photo/Mark Renz
Native author, off-beat na-
ture photographer and
fossil guide Mark Renz
will present a series of
short musical photo sto-
ries called "FLORIDA TIME
FORGOT"atHendry/Glades
Audubon's covered-dish
dinner, on Monday, Sep-
tember 13. Dinner starts
at 6 p.m.; the program at 7
p.m. Renz regularly wades
chest-deep in our area riv-
ers, photographing wild-
life and landscapes from
the perspective of anal-
ligator. Renz will have 5x7
frameable postcards avail-
able, plus copies of his
books on Florida fossils.
See his work at Florida-
TimeForgot.com and Fos-
silExpeditions.com. The
meeting will be held at the
Dallas Townsend Agricul-
tural Extension, 1085 Pratt
Blvd., LaBelle. For more
information, call Margaret
England, Hendry/Glades
Audubon President, at 863-
674-0695. This chick is a
juvenile night heron, prob-
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History connection
Dallas B. Townsend, Hendry County A IV Emeritus, shown here with pineapples
presented by Walter Ferguson, was the speaker at the LaBelle Heritage Mu-
seum's first program meeting of the 2010-2011 year held at LaBelle City Hall on
September 2. Weima Davis Lowery will be the program speaker at the muse-
um's October 7 meeting. Museum President Joe Thomas reported the museum
submitted a 2012 Special Category Grant application to the Florida Bureau of
Historic Preservation on August 31 for assistance in purchasing Jennings Hard-
ware as the new home of the LaBelle Heritage Museum. If the application is suc-
cessful and the grant is awarded, funds will become available in July 2011.


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