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Title: The Caloosa belle
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: S.H. Stalls
Place of Publication: LaBelle Fla
Publication Date: 12-08-2011
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Hendry -- LaBelle
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 49, no. 18 (Sept. 7, 1972)-
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0% IS BACK!!!!BUY A NEW 2011 F150 AND GET 0% APR FINANCING THROUGH FORD CREDIT FOR UP TO 60 MONTHS.**With approved credit. Some buyers will not qualify for 0% APR financing. Images are for illustration purposes only. Offer ends 01/03/12.NO DEALER FEE!! NO DEALER FEE!! Thursday, December 8, 2011 50¢ Plus tax V ol. 89 No. 49 Convenient Care Center opens specialty clinicby Patty BrantCaloosa Belle LaBelle residents had cause to celebrate at the ribbon cutting for the second phase o f Hendry Regional Medical Center’s Convenient Care Center Dec. 1. It hasn’t been an eas y road. It’s been a hard sell to many on the western side of the county. Although locals have long felt a need for more medical services here, the hospital’s reputation for little to no service on this side of the county, coupled with increasing taxes to support the hospital in Clewiston, has made locals skeptical. However, HRMC CEO Lynn Beasley told his audience at the ribbon cutting for the 18,000 square feet facility was, “A step forward in providing health care in northwestern Hendr y County.” He promised that “dedicated compassionate health care professionals are going to make this happen,” referring to the hospital’s services in LaBelle. County commissioner and LaBelle native Darrell Harris told the audience that he toured the “A-1 facilities in both LaBelle and Clewiston. He added that the hospital has worked with Caloosa Belle/ Patty Brant Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantKickoff PartyRelay for Life of cially kicked off its 2012 event. The theme is One World One Cure and the 18-hour cancer fundraiser will be held at LaBelle High School football eld March 31-April 1. Everyone is welcome to lend their time and talents to this major effort to nd a cure for cancer. For information call Kristi Hall at 675-0424. Committee chairmen pictured front row from left: Jennifer Ruble Sponsorship Co-Chair, Kristi Hall Event Chair, Brittany Smith Mission Education, Lisa Brookins Entertainment. Back row: Kandi Pascher Finance, Debbie Tolar Sponsorship Co-Chair. Phillip Pelletier Survivors, Mary Blowmaster Training/Development, Susan Smith On line Chair and Health Daniels Fundraising. Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantOh, what fun!TOP: Playing in the snow was a rare treat for LaBelle boys and girls. They only get the chance once a year, courtesy of the LaBelle Chamber of Commerce Christmas in the Park. AT RIGHT: Bobbie Spratt manned her perennial post at the shing booth for Christmas in the Park Friday, Dec. 2. See Center — Page 2

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A Night in BethlehemSave the date! First Christian Church would like to invite you to “A Night in Bethlehem.” This event will give guests an opportunity to explore a busy marketplace in Bethlehem with opportunities to interact with shopkeepers leading up to a living Nativity. There will be hands-on experiences in many of the shops, making it an evening to remember. Hope to see you on Saturday or Sunday, Dec. 10, and 11, from 4-8 p.m. We are located at the corner of Lee and Ford Streets. More information will be coming soon! Breakfast With SantaSaturday, Dec. 10, the American Legion Auxiliary is hosting the Annual Breakfast with Santa from 8-11 a.m. Children 8 years old and younger will enjoy the pancake, sausage, juice or milk free; $3 for 9 year olds and older (plus all adults) for breakfast. Children will have a chance to visit with Santa and receive a gift. Bring your camera for your child’s picture with Santa. The American Legion is located on SR80 across from the Shell Station, Call the American Legion for more information: 863-675-8300.Visit live Nativity sceneTake time from your busy schedule and bring your loved ones to enjoy the live nativity drive-thru at Life Ministries Church at 725 West Hwy-80 in LaBelle. The presentation this year will tell “Why Jesus was Born.” Come and experience the true meaning of Christmas. The presentation will be three nights: December 14, 15 and 16 from 6-9 p.m. The event is free!Christmas visit with Mr. and Mrs. ClausMr. and Mrs. Santa Claus will be at VFW Post 10100 Friday, Dec. 23, at 5 p.m. Free hot dogs and soda for children under 12. Get a photo of Santa and the kids for $1.Fiesta NavidadLa Iglesia El Faro en la 431 Bryan Ave. en LaBelle, le invita a ti y a tu familia a celebrar Navidad temprano con nosotros el domingo 18 de diciembre a las 11 a.m. Tendremos un bounce house y comida para todos. Vengan a celebrar con nosotros. Los esperamos!Christmas PartyEl Faro church on 431 Bryan Ave. in LaBelle invite you and your family to celebrate Christmas early with us on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 11 a.m. We will have a bounce house and food for everyone. Come and celebrate with us.Down from His GloryDown from His Glory the Story of Christmas will be presented by the combined choirs of Caloosa Baptist and Eastside Baptist Churches. This musical worship experience created and arranged by Mike Speck, explores why God took the journey from heaven to become one of us, why diety put n the robe of humanity. This is the real story of Christmas . why He came. You are invited to join us on Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. at Eastside or Dec. 18 at Caloosa Baptist. For more information please call Val at 675-4673.Christmas Toyshop on stageStart your holiday season as the Firehouse Community Theatre presents The Christmas Toyshop by Michele L. Vacca, directed by Mike Shough and featuring the music of our Firehouse Singers. The Christmas Toyshop is a touching humorous story lled with wide eyed amazement as our characters discover the enchantment of Christmas. The Christmas Toyshop is “Produced by special arrangement with Classics on Stage! of Chicago.” Our Firehouse Singers will present several of your holiday favorite songs under the direction of Nick Fidanza. Showtimes for this Christmas program are December 9, and 10 at 7 p.m. and December 11 at 2 p.m. For advance ticket sales, please call our box of ce at (863) 675-3066 or email us at infor@firehousecommunitytheatre. com. The Firehouse Community Theatre is located at 241 North Bridge Street in downtown LaBelle. For more info about our theatre, please visit our Web site at www.firehousecommunitytheatre.com Santa played by Timmy Smith checks his list as the Gypsy Doll played by Mickey Shock and the Swedish Doll played by Rita derLunsmann look into the crystal ball to see where they will be on Christmas morning!Donate to Christmas Cheer toy collectionIf you would like to donate, please drop off any new, unwrapped toy (for children age 18 and under) to The Salvation Army LaBelle Service Center, 180 N. Main Street (863) 674-1441. Thank you for the support of this program! We appreciate your help! Community BriefsChristmas Craft ShowThe annual Christmas Craft Show at Whisper Creek RV Resort will be on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The resort is on Hwy. 29 one mile north of the bridge. Coffee and donuts as well as a special lunch will be available for purchase. Door prizes will be drawn every 15 minutes. Free admittance. Contact Marji Fuller at marjifuller@gmail.com or 269-838-3012 WINTER EXTRAVAGANZA December 1st-31stSave up to 45% on your new frame or sunglass with purchase of regular priced lenses. Receive an extra 5% when you bring a donation for the Salvation Army Food Bank or Caloosa Humane SocietyThe Optical Center at Family Eye Care100 N. Main St. € LaBelle, FL 33935863-675-0761 Exclusive Eyewear and Sunwear Sales Event! SHEWMAKERANIMALHOSPITAL1095 N. State Rd. 29 € LaBelle € 863-675-2441WED & SA T FROM 8AM TO 10AM IMMOKALEEANIMALCLINIC1400 Roberts Ave, Immokalee € 239-657-2266WED & SA T FROM 10:30AM TO NOON CLEWISTONMOBILEUNITCLINICat the Tractor Supply Store € Clewiston € 863-675-2441WED 2PM TO 4PM 3 Year Rabies $10 € Parvo/Distemper $12Half price laser spay & neuter w/full puppy & kitten shots Half price boarding Cash OnlyDisclaimer:The Patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. LOW COST VACCINATION CLINICS 2 Caloosa Belle December 8, 2011economic development to help provide the main services people request: schools, recreation and health care. He added that he’s “proud to be a partner in it and excited to know it will be a success.” Steve Nisbet, hospital board trustee and v ice chair of the HRMC Foundation, echoed the commissioner’s statement. He noted that the hospital emergency room and conv enient care expansions are both complete now thanks to $3 million raised by the foundation, as well as $2.1 million in donations. He noted that there are several naming opportunities available, as well as purchasing commemorative bricks for $100-$150 each. Fundraising efforts are continuing in an effort to do more in the Western portion of the county. Mr. Nisbet has been on the hospital board for three years, during which time he has worked hard to expand services into LaBelle. Today, he said, primary care at the LaBelle Convenient Care Center has two new doctors, rehab, minor surgery twice a w eek, a state of the art surgery room at both facilities. Efforts are also bringing in specialists to the LCC including a cardilogist once a week, Ear, Nose and Throat specialist one day a week; MRI and CT scans and lab work capability. In the future, they expect to add a urologist, pediatrician and orthopedics specialist. He said the LCC will be able to provide everything a hospital can except overnight stays or major surgery. “We’re going to get there,” he said, “all pulling all together. LaBelle and Clewiston can match anything in Fort Myers.” Mayor Paul Puletti noted that our taxes support this facility. Lee County wouldn’t come here,” he said, “but HRMC did. We’ve wanted this a long time. We owe it (to the hospital) to support it. Thank you for investing in our community,” he told HRMC board members. LaBelle resident and six-year veteran of the hospital board Jack Neitzke explained that “great leadership made this happen.” He said the hospital was in debt, with a bad reputation. Folks in the western county would not go to the Clewiston hospital. Now, he said, “the level of care is phenominal.” “If the economy had not gone bust, we would have had a hospital in 2012-13,” he noted. “So we went in a different direction, but we’ll get there eventually.” He added that the hospital has grown 300 percent in primary care in ve or six years, and taxes have actually gone down. The challenge is to support charity cases, not the hospital, Mr. Neitzke said. At present, there are a total of six physicians serving the LCC, with primary services in the new addition and specialty serves on the “old side.” There are 14 exam rooms, with room yet to grow. December 1 was the rst day of operation for the specialty clinic, which includes general surgery and cardiology. Ear, Nose and Throat services await only the appropriate equipment. There are three providers in primary care: two physician’s assistants or nurse practitioners and one doctor. MRI and CT scans are available one day a week and x-rays may be done daily. The center is open M-F 8-8, Saturday 8-12 (with one provider on Saturday). It is located at 450 S. Main Street. Call 675-2356. Staff always has bilingual capabilities. CenterContinued From Page 1 Christmas Briefs American Legion Post members prepare and volunteers deliver about 500 traditional Christmas dinners to local needy families and shut-ins (those conned to their homes by illness, disability or lack of mobility). If you know of anyone who should receive a delivered meal Christmas morning, please notify the Post of their name, correct address, phone number and how many meals to be delivered. Must be on the Christmas Dinner delivery list by Friday, Dec. 23. Call the Post at 863-675-8300, Commander ‘Butch’ at 863-234-8416, or the First Vice, Matt at 239-246-4143. American Legion prepares Christmas Dinners

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PLEASE BE ADVISED that pursuant to Chapter 194, Florida Statutes, the 2011 HENDRY COUNTY VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD will convene its final public meeting on WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011 at 9:30 am in the County Commission Meeting Room, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, 33935 for the purpose of making final decisions based upon evaluations of the findings and recommendations of the duly appointed Special Magistrate on petitions duly filed with the 2011 Value Adjustment Board regarding 2011 property tax assessments, exemptions, deferrals, classifications and transfers of homestead assessment difference and to certify the 2011 tax roll. The VAB may consider other items as may be appropriate or timely. Anyone who appeals a decision made thereat will need a record of the proceedings and may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Barbara S. Butler, Clerk Hendry County Value Adjustment Board N O T I C E O F M E E T I N G H E N D R Y C O U N T Y V A L U E A D J U S T M E N T B O A R D P P R E S I D E N T I A L P R E F E R E N C E P R I M A R Y E L E C T I O N B o o k s C l o s e REGISTER TO VOTE: For the January 31, 2012, Presidential Preference Primary Election at the Supervisor of Elections Office, LaBelle Courthouse, the Clewiston Sub-office, any Drivers License Office, Public Assistance Office and all Public Libraries. The Voter Registration Books close on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. E L E C C I N D E P R E F E R E N C I A P R E S I D E N C I A L P R I M A R I I A L i b r o s S e C i e r r a n REGISTRESE para VOTAR el 31 de Enero, 2012, para la Eleccin de Preferencia Presidencial Primaria, registrese en la Oficina de Elecciones, en el Edificio de la Corte en LaBelle, y la Sub-oficina de Clewiston, y en la Oficina de licencia, Oficinas de Assistencias Publicas y Libreria Publica. Los libros de registracion se sierran el Martes, 3 de Enero, 2012 a las 5:00 p.m. Lucretia A. Strickland Supervisor of Elections Hendry County, Florida December 8, 2011 C.N. & C.B. F.S. 97.055 3 Caloosa Belle December 8, 2011 LaBelleJorge Hernandez-Cruz, 22, was arrested Dec. 4 and charged with aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability. J. Conyers w as arresting of cer. Margie Georgina Bryan, 34, was arrested Dec. 1 and charged on a warrant for nonmoving traf c violation driving with a suspended license third or subsequent offense. B. Weaver was arresting of cer. Amanda Lynn Maldonado, 25, was arrested Nov. 29 and charged with two counts of providing false owner information to a pawn owner under $300, grand theft $300$5,000, petit theft rst degree $100-$300 and dealing in stolen property. N. Reed was arresting of cer.ClewistonAlexander Benitez, 24, was arrested Dec. 4 and charged with battery touch/strike, domestic battery by strangulation, aggravated battery knew or should have known the v ictim was pregnant, stalking, following to harass, and burglary of a structure, conveyance unarmed with no person inside. CPD Of cer J. Blackman was arresting of cer. A rrest Reports By John Capece, Glades County Democratic Party Vice ChairWith the Florida Legislature having reduced the number of days when citizens can cast their votes in some counties, mailin ballots are a way that voters can still cast a ballot at their own convenience and make their voices heard in the 2012 election. Unfortunately, even voters who used mail-in ballots as recently as 2010 won't be receiving them for 2012 unless they make a new request to their Supervisor of Elections of ce. Requests for mail-in ballots can be made by phone, in person or by mail. Mail-in Ballots, also known as Absentee Ballots, Vote by Mail, or Convenience Voting are often the deciding factor in an election. Because of their growing importance, the outcome of next year's election could be decided at the kitchen tables of homes throughout Florida long before Election Day. In Hendry County, mail-in ballots were used by 14 percent or 897 out of the 6300 people who voted in the last general election. In Glades County it was even higher (18 percent or 468 of 2612). The tactic of emphasizing mail-in ballots and tightening up registration, early voting, and mail-in request has proven to be part of a winning strategy for the Republican Party in recent years, but this year Democrats are making a push to sign up their party members for mail-in ballots as well. Mail-in ballots offer a number of advantages. For one, we all know how dif cult it is to read the long constitutional amendments listed on the ballot cards. A mail-in ballot gives voters a chance to read each item carefully, ponder the issues, and make choices without the pressures or rush of the voting booth. Mail-in ballots also allow parents to show their children the voting process and how to participate in our shared democracy. Another bene t of submitting a mail-in ballot early is that candidate phone calls to a home end soon after computers record that a ballot has been received. The candidates and political parties take these voter names off their call lists and focus instead on those who may not have yet voted. Because the Hendry and Glades County Democratic Executive Committees are members of the Florida Democratic Party's Small County Coalition, each is eligible for a small grant from the state party if one percent of the 16,000 Hendry and 6,200 Glades registered voters request absentee ballots prior to December 15, 2011. The Hendry and Glades County Democratic Parties use these grant monies to fund mailings and activities promoting local Democratic candidates. To request a Mail-in Ballot, contact the County Supervisor of Elections in Glades County Holly Whiddon at 863-946-6005 or hollywhiddon@embarqmail.com and in Hendry County Lucretia Strickland at 863-675-5230 or supervisor@hendryelections.org. For more information about mail-in voting and upcoming party meetings, contact the local Democratic Executive Committees at 239-245-9954 or info@GladesDemocrats.com / info@HendryDemocrats.com. Mail-in ballots could swing vote in 2012 The Hendry Sheriff's Of ce Annual Toy Drive is under way. These toys will be distributed to children in Hendry County. The Hendry County Sheriff's Of ce Toy Drive is accepting contributions of new unwrapped toys at designated businesses throughout Hendry County. "With the current economy, more children are expected to be in need of toys this holiday season," said Hendry County Sheriff Steve Whidden. Just watch for drop boxes that have been provided to area businesses. Toys may also be dropped off at either the Sheriff's Of ce in LaBelle or Clewiston. Monetary donations will also be accepted, made out to the Hendry County Sheriff's Of ce and either mailed to Hendry Count y Sheriff's Of ce, Atten: Finance Department, P.O. Box 579, LaBelle, Florida or donations can be made at the Sheriff's Of ce between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. All donations are tax exempt. If you have a business and would be interested in participating in this year's Toy Drive and are in need of a Sheriff's Of ce box to be dropped off at your location please contact Lt. Susan Harrelle, at 863-674-5600. Sheriff Whidden would like to thank all o f you on behalf of the children, for your generosity during these economic times. Sheriff’s Of ce Annual Toy Drive On November 30, Hendry County Investigators arrested 47-year-old Donald Raymond Boy, on charges of Dealing in Stolen Property, Grand Theft and Violation of Pawnbroking Act. In July 2011, 84-year-old Robert Lee Scobee reported to the Hendry County Sheriff's Of ce that money and personal items had been removed from his residence. Boy had resided with the victim and was the victim's caretaker during this time. It wasn't until Boy had left the residence that the money and property were discovered missing. The missing items were located at various Pawn Shops in LaBelle. It has been reported that Boy had left the state, but on Wednesday, November 30, 2011, Hendry County deputies came into contact with him in the area of Manatee Avenue and Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Boy was later arrested and charged accordingly. Boy is currently being held in the Hendry County Jail on $18,000.00 bond. LaBelle man charged with property crimes Join the Fisheating Creek Florida Trails Association Sub-Chapter for their monthly program followed by a hike on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 2 p.m. Meet at the Screen Room at the Fisheating Creek Outpost Campground in Palmdale. The program topics will be "Building a Stile" and "Blazes" (the standard trail marking system used by hikers). Bring water and wear closed-toed walking shoes for the leisurely hike on the Lost Lake Trail. Families, youth and adults are welcome. The day use fee will be wavered for participants who help pick up litter during the hike. For information contact: Betty Loomis 863-946-3560 or Margaret England 863-674-0695. Becoming one of the founding members of this new Florida Trails Association Chapter being organized by Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee County residents and visitors. Visit and "Like" Fisheating Creek Florida Trails Association Facebook page. New Florida Trails Chapter to meet

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by Les MorganWhen you hear the word “peace” what comes to mind? Does the imagine of a gentle river owing calmly appear as a mental picture? Do you think of a softly blowing meadow on a hillside somewhere? What does “peace” look like to you? Recently there was a story in The New York Times about a doctor from the Central African Republic who left his country to study medicine in France. After several decades as a physician and researcher, the article said, “He decided to leave the peace and security of his life in France in order to bring much-needed medical care to the people of his homeland.” In this case, peace was a physical location and an economic position that guaranteed happiness and security. Is that what the angels meant when they spoke of “peace on earth?” For some, peace involves the end of the emotional upheaval. Example: tens of thousands of displaced persons experienced great turmoil when New Orleans was virtually destroyed by the hurricane a few years ago. That city still feels displacement to this day. Peace would be a sense of once again feeling settled in some permanent home and knowing that life is nally restored to some order and normalcy. The peace desired by people from New Orleans is not that much different from what the man from France had given up in returning home to Africa. The doctor was in search of peace and people in Louisiana are continuing to be settled from dislodgment, but both need peace. Is that what the angels intended in the skies over Bethlehem? A short time ago I read of a person who had come out of a 20-year addiction to heroin. When attempting to explain why his addiction lasted so long and why his attraction to that drug was so powerful, he said, “Heroin gave me a little bit of peace for a short period of time.” That person is not alone; our nation and the world are crowded with people whose only way to soothe their spirits and calm their troubled minds is an overreliance on drugs or alcohol. If you are familiar with the script of The Diary of a Mad Black Woman, you nd another de nition of what “peace” means to another person. Cicely Tyson is talking about the words “Peace, be still” that Jesus spoke to the winds and waves on the Sea of Galilee. It is then that Ma Dear reached into her purse and took out her hand gun saying, “If you want to have some “peace be still” you better get yourself a “piece of steel.” There are a great many people who seem to feel more at peace when they are carrying a gun. Is that what the angels had in mind on the night that Christ was born? All of these references concern the same word: peace. Is peace found by moving to a location that affords a quality of life that insulates a person from risk and danger as with the African physician? Is peace a state of mind, a deep assurance that life is slowl y being restored to order as with an evacuee from New Orleans? Is peace the buzz, the high, the altered state of mind that comes to addicts and alcoholics once they have greatly indulged in their drug of choice? Is peace the reassurance of a pistol in your purse or a gun in the glove box of your car? Is peace a political arrangement established by people who represent different nations in a series of events we commonly refer to as “a peace process?” Are any of these comments or conditions an accurate re ection of what the angels had in mind when they serenaded the cit y of Bethlehem with the promise of peace on earth on that night when Christ was born? There are several things I know for sure that tell me that none of these earlier discussions of peace is sustainable. First, peace comes only from God, and nothing else of this world can offer the peace promised by the angels. The peace promised by God cannot be acquired through any o f the countless consumer items of our materialistic society. Peace cannot be purchased, it cannot be charged with a credit card, it cannot be worn, it cannot be eaten, it cannot be driven and it cannot be hung in a closet or stored on a shelf or stashed in a safe deposit box. If the peace of God does not dwell in your heart, it cannot be found anywhere else. Too many people in our society are searching for peace in the shopping mall. They think if they can just make one more purchase and acquire one more possession, they will reach a state of contentment. Second, peace is as much between us as it is within us. Finally, the peace I want to see in the world must rst be made alive in my own life. I cannot wait for peace to break out somewhere else; it must begin with me! A woman was told by her husband that he would leave her if she did not stop so much shopping. Her response was, “Lord, I sure am going to miss that man.” That gal was convinced that nothing could replace the thrill and satisfaction that comes from 4 Caloosa Belle December 8, 2011Serving LaBelle Since 1922To Reach UsMailing Address: P.O. Box 518€ LaBelle, FL 33975 Physical Address: 22 Ft. Thompson Ave. Phone: (863) 675-2541€ Fax: (863) 675-1449 Website:www.newszap.com/labelleTo Submit NewsThe Caloosa Belle welcomes submissions from its readers. Opinions, calendar items, story ideas and photographs are welcome. Call (863) 675-2541 to reach our newsroom. The deadline for all news items is 11 a.m. on Monday prior to the following Thursdays publication. E-Mail: cbnews@newszap.comTo Place a Display AdPhone:(863) 675-2541 The deadline for all advertising is 4 p.m. on Friday for the following Thursdays publication E-mail: cbadsales@newszap.comBilling DepartmentE-mail: billteam@newszap.comTo Place a Classified AdCall 1 -877 353-2424 or to place it from home go to www.newszap.comFor SubscriptionsPhone: 1-800-282-8586 Visit newszap.com or email readerservices@newszap.com.StaffNews Editor: Patty Brant Advertising Services Coordinator: Dale Conyers Advertising Services: Barbara Calfee Executive Editor: Katrina ElskenPublisher: Tom ByrdOur PurposeƒThe Caloosa Belle is published by Independent Newspapers of Florida. Independent is owned by a unique 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 journalistic service, commitment to the ideals of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, and support of the communitys deliberation of public issues.We Pledgeƒ€To operate this newspaper as a public trust €To help our community become a better place to live and work, through our dedication to conscientious journalism. €To provide the information citizens need to make their own intelligent decisions about public issues. €To report the news with honesty, accuracy, purposeful neutrality, fairness, objectivity, fearlessness and compassion. €To use our opinion pages to facilitate community debate, not to dominate it with our own opinions. €To disclose our own conflicts of interest or potential conflicts to our readers. €To correct our errors and to give each correction the prominence it deserves. €To provide a right to reply to those we write about. €To treat people with courtesy, respect and compassion. Help Wantedby Matt KindermannI am a resident of LaBelle and I have a sharp eye for seeing those help wanted signs, and a sound ear for rumors of potential openings. My job requires me to know what occurs on the internet and around town. I only have to search Craigslist to know exactly what company is trying to recruit on their own. There was a fancy statistic on Newsweek last month that showed about 43 percent of employees are at least passively looking for other work. My mantra is always “looking for work is a full time job,” but with the modern conveniences of Monster.com, FaceBook, CareerBuilder and LinkedIn, one only needs to post their resume to be considered for those other jobs. As employers, think about having half your staff looking to go elsewhere and how you’re going to ll that position. To nd quali ed candidates these days, an employer can no longer simply post a help wanted sign on the front door or up on Craigslist, and expect to get what they’re looking for. Consider a common interviewing pitfall where you see several poor candidates and one mediocre candidate. The mediocre candidate may seem like the best choice for employment, but in reality, they are still just mediocre. The same goes for the old help wanted sign on the front door; you may get one mediocre applicant that shines brighter than the rest of the pack, but they’re still just mediocre. Good candidates have to be sought, not received. One option to nding the “right t” is to hire a staf ng agency, but then you’ll be signing contracts and incurring costs. An employer could do their own recruiting, which entails spending hours building pro les on the many different Web sites, wading through the onslaught of applications clogging up your e-mail and learning social media as you go through trial and error. The business owners I know don’t have that much time during the day to sit in front of the computer. Even if you are a technology inclined employer, could you identify those applicants on Jobs.com who might qualify your business for tax credits or On-The-Job training reimbursements? Would your staf ng agency pass on those credits to you? Do you know where to go to recruit alumni from our colleges and universities? No matter how large or small your open positions are, full time or temporary, consider using the State sponsored and fee-free, Employ Florida network at www. employ orida.com. Registered employers have unrestricted access to post new openings, search resumes and investigate training opportunities and labor market statistics. Employment representatives can even do most of the work for you through e-mail and the over the telephone, saving you time. The system allows for anonymity so you don’t have to have 100 people knocking on your door. As long as your open position pays a minimum wage and does not require the applicant to pay for training, Employ Florida can help. To nd a Representative nearest you, go to www. sw works.org and click on “Locations.” Could you use some peace this Christmas Season? Matt Kindermann Les Morgan See Peace — Page 5 C a r e e r C o r n e r Career Corner

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by Sarah LappCarlson Memorial United Methodist Church cordially requests your attendance at Carlson’s annual Christmas Eve service on Saturday, Dec. 24, beginning at seven in the evening. But, do not come expecting a typical candlelight and “O Come All Ye Faithful” sort of production; for the rst time Carlson w ill be incorporating a new twist on our Savior’s birth. “Las Posadas” is the theme of this y ear’s celebration. Las Posadas, literally meaning The Inn, is a Hispanic custom that dates back to 1587. In this traditional act, groups of people dress up as Biblical characters at the time of J esus’ birth. They then proceed to caravan around “Bethlehem” and inquire at each door they approach, asking for a place for Mary to stay because she is about to go into labor. The people go around to multiple houses, singing the spiritual ballad ‘Las Posadas’ and begging the home owner to let Mary and Joseph come inside to rest and prepare for Jesus’ birth. Many people ignore the desperate young couple, turning them away from their spacious homes. Finally after being told there is “no room at the inn” too many times to count, Mary and Joseph seek refuge in a last resort at a barn full of farm animals. Las Posadas spans nine days; beginning on December 16 and ending on December 24. The time period of nine days represents the nine months in which it takes a baby to develop in a mother’s womb. This custom is practiced even today in many Latin American countries. Hispanics take great pride and show divine respect for the Lord Jesus as they make their round through neighborhoods. Here at Carlson, we will condense the event of Las Posadas into a one evening presentation. With performances by David Busby, Keilani Hernandez, the Dance team and the Choir, this is an evening that you won’t want to miss. “The motive behind this production is to combine the cultures of the Hispanic and also the Caucasian people here in LaBelle. We want to blend different folks together and experience great diversity,” Pastor John Bennett explained. Las Posadas is sure to be a deeply spiritual and enlightening spin on your expected Christmas Eve service. The service will be presented in English and begins promptly at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. If you need some cheering up this Christmas season or are curious to see what Las Posadas really looks like, the church family of Carlson is waiting with open arms to welcome you home. Carlson Memorial to feature a ‘Las Posadas’ rendition of traditional Christmas Eve Service Keep the numbers of these locally owned businesses on hand for all of your service and shopping needs. 5 Caloosa Belle December 8, 2011buying some new, desirable item. News ash! Peace does not come out of y our closet, your wallet, your refrigerator or y our garage. If peace does not come out of y our heart, it will not come into your life at all. We can have peace in times of crisis because countless millions have experienced the reality that “the Lord will make a way somehow.” We have peace in the time of death because we know “when the earthly house we live in shall be destroyed, we have another building, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.” We can have peace in times of temptation because we know God, who will keep us from falling. Peace is our deeply held conviction that w ars will stop not when one army defeats another but rather when all armies “beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks and study war no more.” In other words, peace comes as I rely less and less on the things of this world and rely more and more on the promises of God. That is why Isaiah 26:3 declares, “You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on you.” Peace is not limited or reserved for those times in life when everything is in perfect order. Peace is not the absence of tension or hardship; peace is the presence of tranquility within you in the midst of whatever storms may be raging around you. Peace is not a guarantor that every day will be easy and smooth. Instead, peace is the fruit of the spirit that blossoms in our souls and reminds us that even though we walk through the valley of the shadow of death we can fear no evil because God is with us. And that is why Christ is referred to “the Prince of Peace.” Trust Him today for all you need and be at peace.Dr. Les Morgan is pastor of Caloosa Baptist Church in LaBelle, located 200 yards behind A Country Place on Highway 80. PeaceContinued From Page 4 ABWAThe Caloosahatchee Charter Chapter of American Business Women’s Association would like to thank all those who helped to make our 6th Annual Fall Fundraiser a success. The proceeds from our events, including the Fall Fundraiser, help local women further their education. Other ABWA sponsored events include Swamp Cabbage and Little Miss LaBelle Pageant. A big thank you goes out to the following for donating items for our event November 12: Lyons Printing, Ace Hardware, Parrish Chiropractic, Farm Bureau, Curtis Honey, Southern Heritage Realty, Badcock Furniture, Scentzi, Granny Ella’s Pies, State Farm, First Bank, Willowhouse, Gwen’s Avon, Sissi’s Place, J&J Pharmacy, Sharon’s Kreations and members of our Chapter. Also a thank you to friends of ABWA for helping with the booths. Without your generosity, we would not be able to do what we do. If you would like to see or hear what we are all about, contact any member of ABWA or contact Roberta Reynolds, President (863675-6369) or Brenda Wickenden, Membership (863-675-3760. Or you may come by Beef O’Bradys the second Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. Thank You

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Charles A. Humphries, 81LABELLE — Charles A. Humphries, age 81, of LaBelle, passed away Dec. 2, 2011, in Lehigh A cres. He was born Aug. 31, 1930, in Broussard, La., the son the late Willie A. “Buck” and the late Carrie (Howell) Humphries Unwin. He was a resident of LaBelle since 1953. Charles started his career in law enforcement as an Of cer with the City of Pahokee Police Dept. where he w orked until he enlisted in the US Army. He served in Korea and w as a recipient of The Purple Heart. He was a Patrolman from 1953 until 1983 with the Florida Highway Patrol. Charles was named LaBelle Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Y ear, 1978 and Grand Marshall of the Swamp Cabbage Festival, 2011. He enjoyed volunteering with the schools and is honored at LaBelle High School with the Volunteer of the Year award named for him and his wife, The Charles & Martha Raye Humphries Volunteer of the Y ear. He loved church and was an active member of First Baptist Church of LaBelle. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Martha Raye (Thompson) Humphries; and daughters, Cindy (Gary) Crittenden and Heidi (Phil) Lederer, all of LaBelle; grandchildren, Nathan Willis and Chloe Lederer; and nephew, Kevin Tucker of LaBelle. The funeral service was held Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church of LaBelle w ith Rev. Frank Deerey Jr. of ciating. In lieu of owers, donations can be made to Relay for Life or First Baptist Church of LaBelle Building Fund. Cremation Arrangements by: Akin-Davis Funeral Home LaBelle.Betty June Baumeyer, 87LABELLE — Betty June Baumeyer, age 87, of LaBelle, formerly of Evansville area, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, at Hope Hospice, 1201 Wings W ay of Lehigh Acres. Betty was born Dec. 15, 1923, in Oaktown, Ind. She married Charles Baumeyer. She was retired. She is survived by her husband, Charles Baumeyer; step-children, John, David, Christy and J udy; six grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Memorial Donations are suggested to be given to Hope Hospice, 1201 Wings Way, Lehigh A cres, FL 33936. Cremation arrangements were handled by A kin-Davis Funeral Home LaBelle, Florida.Virginia Belle Adams, 92CLEWISTON — Virginia Belle Adams, age 92, of Clewiston died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at Lane Purcell Hospice House of Sumterville, Fla. Virginia was born May 17, 1919, in Arkoma, Okla. She is the daughter of the late Roland and the late Lula (Unknown) Slaten. She married Harold Drexel Adams. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold Drexel Adams on 01/15/1985. She was a homemaker for many years. She was a member of Evangel Assembly of God Church for many years. She is survived by her two daughters, Betty Cason, Katherine Connell; and one son, Gary W. Adams; grandchildren, Cindy, Rhonda, Brett, Amanda Adrianna, Audra and Courtney; and great-grandchildren, Darcey, Jessica, Christopher, Taff, Katie, Emily, Natalie, Jared, Austin and Jacob; and one great-great-grandchild, Kaiden. The funeral service will be 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 9, at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, 438 E. Sugarland Hwy., Clewiston, with Rev. Gary Corley of ciating. Interment will be in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston on Friday, Dec. 9, at 1:45 p.m. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, in Akin-Davis Funeral Home. Akin-Davis Funeral Home of Clewiston Handled the arrangements.Frank Dallas Johnston, 76LABELLE — Frank Dallas Johnston, age 76, of LaBelle, passed away Nov. 28, 2011, in Fort Myers. Frank was born Oct. 23, 1935, in Pittsburgh, Pa., the son of the late Ralph and the late Helen Johnston. Frank was a resident of LaBelle for the past thirtythree years. He served as Building Inspector for Hendry County, Superintendent of Public Works for the City of LaBelle and as an Inspector for State of Florida Department of Agriculture. Survivors include his son, Frank (Libby) Johnston Jr. of St. Augustine; daughter, Lora Marie (Joe) Leon of LaBelle; brother, Richard Johnston; sister, Shirley Conley; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Johnston. A private memorial service will be held on a later date. “Captain” Franks family and friends would like to thank him for reminding us that the road most traveled is not necessarily the best way to get there. We love you Grumpa, N.M.W.A.A.F. Cremation Arrangements by: Akin-Davis Funeral Home-LaBelle. Shop Practical... Shop Local This Christmas!This holiday season the Caloosa Belle would like to offer a spot like this Thats 2.4Ž by 1.75Ž of space for you to advertise your holiday specials or to simply wish everyone a Merry Christmas for $30 per week and the theme weve chosen is to shop local to help promote our local business So call us at 863-675-2541 or e-mail us at cbadsales@newszap.com to get in on this amazing offer 6 Caloosa Belle December 8, 2011 Obituaries George “Billy” S. Rapp is in the hospital in Titusville, Florida, on life support. His condition does not look good. Please pray for him and his family. He is in Parris Medical in Titusville. Please call 675-3010 with any questions. Pray for former resident A Night in BethlehemSave the date! First Christian Church would like to invite you to “A Night in Bethlehem.” This event will give guests an opportunity to explore a busy marketplace in Bethlehem with opportunities to interact with shopkeepers leading up to a living Nativity. There will be hands-on experiences in many of the shops, making it an evening to remember. Hope to see you on Saturday or Sunday, Dec. 10, and 11, from 4-8 p.m. We are located at the corner of Lee and Ford Streets. Christmas revival plannedNew Testament Baptist Church (Iglesia Bautista Nuevo Testamento), would like to invite you to our Christmas Revival, to hear chalk artist and Evangelist Vester Arnold as he presents “The Word of God” in Word and Art. All services are bilingual, (English and Spanish). The person that has the most visitors with them will receive the chalk art drawing for that service. The chalk drawing each service will be the theme of the message from God’s Word. The drawings will reveal unseen images when a black light is applied, such as Jesus coming in the clouds. The services will be Saturday, December 24, at 7 p.m, Sunday, December 25, at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., and Tuesday, December 27, at 7:30 p.m. We are located at 300 Davis St. at the corner of Bryan Ave. For more information or transportation call: Pastor Ben Millican @ 863-673-0782 or James Wryals at 863-6731120.Campaa Avivamiento de NavidadIglesia Bautista Nuevo Testamento, (Ne w Testament Baptist Church), le invita a escuchar, nuestro Campaa de Avivamiento de Navidad con Evangelista y Artista Vester Arnold como El presenta “LA PALABRA DE DIOS”, en palabra y en arte. La persona que taiga mas personas recibir el dibujo cad a culto. El dibujo de tiza ser la tema de l a mensaje de la palabra de Dios. Los dibujo’s revelarn las imagines usted no puede ver sin la luz negro, como, Jesucristo vendr en las nubes. Los Servicios: Sabado el 24 de Diciembre, a las 7 p.m, Navidad el 25 de Diciembre a las 10 a.m. y 6 p.m., y Martes el 27 de Diciembre a las 7:30 p.m. Nuestro direccin es 300 Davis Street en l a esquina de Bryan Ave. Para mas informatin llama Pastor Ben Millican @ 863-673-0782.Service at Port LaBelle InnArtie and Dora Carnes are no longer associated with “The Glades RV Resort.” The y continue to direct “Christian Contender Ministries” and they are beginning a Worship Service at The Port LaBelle Inn each Sunda y at 10 a.m. They have moved to LaBelle and will be working in this community to establish an Independent Christian Church. Those who are interested in helping with this effort should call Artie at 1-812-821-3037 or Dora at 1-812-821-3038. Church Briefs

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N N O T I C E O F J O I N T P U B L I C H E A R I N G B E T W E E N T H E H E N D R Y C O U N T Y B O A R D O F C O U N T Y C O M M I S S I O N E R S A N D T H E H E N D R R Y C O U N T Y S C H O O L B O A R D T O D I S C U S S R E D I S T R I C T I N G Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners and the Hendry County School Board will hold a public hearing to receive public comment concerning redistricting and related issues at 5:00 p.m. on December 13, 2011, in the Commission Room, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida. All persons are invited to attend and be heard. Redistricting is the process by which the district boundaries for election of County Commissioners and School Board members are adjusted to account for changes in population reflected in the decennial census. The current district lines are proposed to be changed in several places. The proposed maps are available for inspection during normal business hours at the Supervisor of Elections Office at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, Florida. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by either board with respect to any matter discussed at such meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. H e n d r y C o u n t y S c h o o l B o a r d B o a r d o f C o u n t y C o m m i s s i o n e r s o f H e n d r y C o u n t y S a l l y B e r g C h a i r w o m a n T r i i s t a n C h a p m a n C h a i r m a nA V I S O D E A U D I E N C I A P B L I C A C O N J U N T A E N T R E L A J U N T A D E C O M I S S I O N A D O S D E L C O N D A D O d e H E N D R Y Y L A J U N T A E S C O L A R D E L C O N D A D O D E H E N D R Y P A R A D E S C U T I R l a R E D I S T R I C T I N G Aviso queda habido cuenta de que la Junta de Comisionados y la Junta Escolar del Condado de Hendry sostendra una audiencia publica para recibir comentarios del public sobre cuestiones conexas y redistricting alas 5:00 pm el 13 de Diciembre del 2011, en la Camara de Comision en el Juzgado de Condado de Hendry ubicado en 25 East Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, FL. Todas personas estan invitadas a asistir y ser escuchados. Redistricting es el proceso mediante el cual se ajustan los limites del distrito para eleccion de comisionados del condado y miembros de la junta Escolar para esplicar los cambios de poblacion en el censo decenal. Las actuales lineas de distrito se proponen ser cambiado en varios lugares. Los mapas propuestos estan desponibles para la inspeccion durante horas normales de trabajo en la oficina del Supervisor de Elecciones en la Corte del Condado de Hendry, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, Florida. Si una persona decide apelar cualquier decision tomada por una junta con respect a cualquier asunto discutido en esa reunion, tendra un expediente de las actuaciones y que, para tal efecto, necesite asegurar que un acta literal de las actuaciones se hace, que registro incluye el testimonio y la evidencia de que la apelacion es basarse. J u n t a d e l D i s t r i t o E s c o l a r d e l C o n d a d o H e n d r y J u n t a d e C o m i s i o n a d o d e l S a l l y B e r g P r e s i d e n t a C o n d a d o He n d r y T r i s t a n C h a p m a n P r e s i d e n t e 7 Caloosa Belle December 8, 2011 Help Animal Rescue moveFriday, Dec. 9, Animal Rescue is moving to new quarters on East Lincoln St. Much help is needed to load and transport supplies, cages and other items, along with the dogs and cats. If you can lend a helping hand or have a truck or station wagon, please join in. Call Diane Sheppard at 863-234-1509 or 612-0228 to volunteer. Animal Rescue is low located at 721 N. Bridge St., the starting point for the move. You might just fall in love with one of the ne pets available for adoption.Nature Park air potato roundupHendry/LaBelle Recreation and area serv ice clubs would like to invite groups and individuals to the "LaBelle Nature Park Air Potato Roundup" to be held Dec. 10 from 8-10 a.m. Air potato is an invasive plant species that has been listed as one of Florida's most invasive plant species since 1993. For information and image go to: http://www. invasivespeciesinfo.gov/plants/airpotato. shtml Hats, long-sleeved shirts, gloves, long pants, sturdy shoes and insect repellant are recommended. Participants are encouraged to bring their own rakes and shovels. Water will be provided. The ten-acre public park, located on the Caloosahatchee at Fraser and Hardee Street in LaBelle, is open to the public during daylight hours. For information about volunteering at the park or to schedule a guided walk call: Margaret England 863-674-0695.Arts of the Inland meeting Dec. 13The Arts of the Inland meeting will be Tuesday, December 13, at 6 p.m. at River Forest Club, 13851 Island Rd., Fort Myers Shores. Directions: From east SR 80, turn North on Tropic Ave., Right on River Forest Dr., Left on Island Rd. Member Author Richard Georgian will speak about his experience as an author and the marketing and tax implications of artistic works. The group is planning a Discover the Inlands Festival for February 4, 2012, at Barron Park.Improve your balance systemCome join Ace Homecare on December 8 to learn more about improving your balance system and what can be done to improve your balance and prevent falls. We are teaming up with VRT Healthcare Centers to level the ground at this special balance program. The program includes a free computerized balance evaluation, fall prevention safety tips and free refreshments. Don't miss this special informative and fun event! Thursday, Dec. 8, Aqua Isles Club House at 10 a.m. and Whisper Creek Club House at 1 p.m. Presented by VRT Healthcare Centers The Balance Program And Ace Homecare HH License # 299991018.CFRW to host open houseThe Caloosa Federated Republican Women is hosting an open house at Don's Steak House in the Lounge on Thursday, Dec. 15, 5-6:30 p.m. Candidates for Sheriff are invited to attend and introduce themselves. Cash Bar, Hors d'ouvers provided by CFRW. Please respond to Shirley 675-2915 or e-mail skdooley@embarqmail.Humane society yard saleThe Caloosa Humane Society will hold a yard sale Saturday, Dec. 18, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the LaBelle Auction Co., 390 N. Bridge St. All proceeds bene t the animals at the shelter.Widows to meetThe Widows Support Group will meet for lunch at the Log Cabin Barbecue Dec. 15 at 11:30 a.m. All widows welcomeDecember events in MuseDec. 10: Country Jam Session and pot luck dinner 6 p.m. Dec. 17: Bingo 6 p.m. (third Saturday monthly). Refreshments will be sold. There will be no regular meeting for December. All events are open to the public and held at the Muse Community Center on Loblolly Bay Road (Hwy, 720) For further information call 863-674-0467. We wish everyone a happy and health y New Year.Pork steak dinnerOrtona Holiness Church is having a por k steak dinner with baked beans, cole slaw, rolls on Saturday, Dec. 10, beginning at 4 p.m. at Barron Park. Proceeds will be used for the church building fund. Donation $10 for adults, $7 for children. The day will begin at 8 a.m. with a yard sale. VFW newsDec. 8 meatloaf lunch with mashed potatoes and corn 11:30-1:30 p.m.; $6. Dec. 9 homemade pizza beginning at 2 p.m.; $12. Dec. 11. turkey shoot 1 p.m. The VFW has Bingo open to the public every Monday. 6:30 p.m. Charcoal grilled hamburgers every Saturday 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $3. Serving stops promptly at 1:30 so come early. The post is located on SR 29S by the rodeo grounds. VFW Post 10100 will pay the initial membership fees and annual dues for any armed forces personnel currently serving in harm's way. For information, please call 863-6758008. Community Briefs

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Off Brake Work WELCOME BACK NORTHERN FRIENDSWe do computerized wheel alignments € We now sell tires!Randys Garage, Inc.€ 863-675-1032 € 737 S. Bridge St. € LaBelle$10Of fA/C Work $3OffOil Chan g e$10Off Brake Work 8 Caloosa Belle December 8, 2011 by Jordan OdafferCowboy Football Head Coach In the South Central Florida All Star Football game LaBelle High School will be represented by David Antunez, Delendio Watson and Noel Gutierrez. Senior Lenel Jones was also selected, but is unable to participate. The three participating Cowboys will be attending practice this week at Port Charlotte High School and will team up with players from high schools like Port Charlotte, Charlotte, Lemon Bay, Moore Haven, Clewiston, North Port and Hardee among others to represent the South. They will be playing against the Central squad that is represented by Avon Park, Lake Placid, Sebring, Lake Wales, Winter Haven, Bartow, Frostproof and Lake Region among others. The game will be at Fireman’s Field in Sebring at 6:30 p.m. Also don’t forget that David Antunez and Delendio Watson will represent LaBelle in the Palm Beach County vs. Treasure Coast game on January 14 at Leonard High School in Greenacres. Come out and support the Cowboys! Four Cowboys in South Central All Star game by Sarah LappWinter sports are revving up and taking the center stage of LHS athletics. The Varsity Girls Basketball team secured two wins during the week before Thanksgiving Break. On Tuesday, November 15, the girls traveled to Fort Myers to take on the Sentinels. Two days later our newly revamped gym housed our girls and the Cougars to a district 3A-12 match-up. On the 15th, the Cowgirls prepared for the season opener at Evangelical Christian School. “Going into this game, I knew that we were going to dominate. We work so hard at practice and the team gets along great,” Cowgirl Caroline Cottrell said. After the rst quarter the score was tied at 4-4. By halftime the Sentinels led 13-10. The Cowgirls dug deep into their bodies and poured energy onto the court in the second half. The third quarter nished with LaBelle ahead by one point. Our defense picked up with aggression with Caroline Cottrell grabbing nine boards, Andrea Lutkenhaus snagging ten boards and Mariah Molina with three steals and three rebounds. Junior point guard Andrea Lutkenhaus banked 14 points against Evangelical. The game rounded off with LaBelle 33, ECS 26. For the rst home game of the season the Cowgirls hosted The Canterbury School of Fort Myers. LaBelle had a steady led over the Cougars the entire game. Offense was the key mechanism to their victory. Sophomore Valerie Beltran shone with nine boards and swooshed her way to eight points. For the second time in the short season, Andrea Lutkenhaus rocked the scoreboard, this time with a total of 22 points. Lutkenhaus was also 10 for 14 at the line, accounting for a eld goal percentage of 72. We held the Cougars and let them kno w they were not a threat this season. The fourth quarter nished with LaBelle dominating 41-27. With two wins under their belt the Varsity girls’ basketball team is itching to defeat all other teams this winter. “This year’s basketball team excites me. We work well as a team and can count on each other during a game. Our rst game against Evangelical started out slow, but after half time everyone had a game face on and we were determined to win. After we defeated Canterbur y by a long shot, I think everyone was pumped up for the remainder of the season,” Junior guard Mariah Molina said. LaBelle Cowgirls provide thrilling basketball action by Coach Kevin LutkenhausThe Cowgirl basketball team wins another game, this past Friday night with a thrilling 35-34 victory over a sound Southwest Florida Academy team here in LaBelle. Kiah Tippett, sank a free throw with seconds left to save the victory. Leading the way for the Cowgirls was A ndrea Lutkenhaus with 13 points and 11 rebounds and 6 steals. Freshman Lorena Cruz with 6 points off the bench, and Valerie Beltran with 4 points and 13 boards. The next game for the Cowgirls was a tough game at Dunbar, a 6-0, and league favorite on Monday night. The Cowgirl IPOD drawing was also on Friday night during the boy’s game and Ms. Jackie Ford, one of our teachers, won the drawing. Thanks to all who supported the Cowgirls raf e. Sentinels, Cougars fall to polished, erce girls basketball team Submitted photo/ Sarah LappLock ‘em down Freshman Victoria Bass smothers the Cougars. “That game was so fun. I felt like my defense was very good; I love being aggressive and taking charge of the ball,” Bass said.

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IT TAKES JUST A FEW MOMENTS TO *PREQUALIFY YOU FOR YOUR HOME ( F R E E S E R V I C E ) *Subject to review; not a committment to lendALSO AVAILABLE FHA, USDA, CONVENTIONAL, REVERSE MORTGAGES, ON-SITE LOAN PROCESSING, A HAPPY, SMILING LOAN OFFICER WHO WANTS YOU AS A CLIENT, CLASSIFIED AS THE "ENERGIZER" LOAN OFFICER--YOU KNOW, SHE NEVER GIVES UP WHY NOT BUY NOW? J J o D y e s s Loan Officer, NMLS #335615 Cell 863-673-8862 Email: jdyess@mainstreetapprovals.com 4 4 0 A C with custom home and d/w mobile. Muse, adjoining Babcock Ranch. C H A R M I N G “ T R E E ” H O U S E in Double J Acres on 1 ac. $ 9 5 0 0 0 4 4 A C S in Double J Acres with mobile $ 6 0 0 0 0 2 6 6 7 A C S O U T H $ 3 8 0 0 P E R A C R E fenced, improved pasture. Seller Financing 1 0 3 A C S $ 3 5 0 0 per ac., will divide. P O S S I B L E S E L L E R F I N A N C I N GC O M M E R C I A L B U I L D I N G on SR 80W: (C-2), 5750 sq. ft., on 1.09 ac. Great building with offices, warehouse/storage, a/c, fenced. $ 3 4 5 0 0 0 B R I N G O F F E R S R E D U C E D I N C O M E P R O D U C I N G : 131 AC Orange Grove, will divide $ 5 0 0 0 P E R A C R E 2 0 A C R E S Adjoining Babcock Ranch in Muse. $ 7 9 0 0 0 2 0 A C D / W barn, pasture and wooded $ 1 8 0 0 0 0 A C R E A G E € F A R M S € G R O V E S 8 6 3 5 1 7 1 1 5 3L i n d a D e k l e D a v i s € L i c R e a l E s t a t e B r o k e r 1 1 3 1 A C R E O R A N G E G R O V EH a m l i n s a n d V a l e n c i a s W e l l m a i n t a i n e d p r o d u c i n g g r o v e P r o d u c t i o n n u m b e r s a v a i l a b l e u p o n r e q u e s t I n n G e r b e r G r o v e s S o f L a B e l l e o f f S e a r s R d $ 5 0 0 0 p e r a c r e O f f e r e d b y : S w e e t w a t e r L a n d C o L L C € L L a B e l l e F l o r i d a L i n d a D e k l e D a v i s L i c B r o k e r 8 6 3 5 1 7 1 1 5 3 863-675-4500or visit our website atwww.soland.com180 N. Bridge St. € LaBelle, FL 33935Sherri Denning Licensed Real Estate BrokerAssociates: Trisha Arnold, Tony Barnes, Emily A. Bates, Cindi Beer, Edwin Bosley, Gregory Bone, Lisa Cleghorn, Beverly Curtis, Keith Hall, Donna Kane, Paul Meador, Wayne Simmons and Denise Walker HERE IT ISƒ a cozy home for newlyweds or retirees! Like Goldilocks said, "this home is just right! Not too big and not too small"! A "perfect 10" 2BR/2BA house. Former owner loved her .32 ac., m/l yardenjoy multiple fruit trees, lovely roses, and tropical beauties such as Bird of Paradise and Hawaiian Frangipani plants! $55,000 COMMERCIAL/ INDUSTRIAL $20,000 per Ac. 2 to 3 Ac. Commercial out parcels in Port LaBelle, several to pick from. $40,000 and up Commercial acreage in Port LaBelle. Call for locations and sizes available. $89,900 1/2 Acre Commercial Lot on Davis St. $95,000 Commercial Corner across from new soccer fields. New stucco, electrical & insulation. Partial remodel needs you to finish. $102,250 4+/Ac. Zoned PUD, could be commercial or multi family, next to store in Port LaBelle. REDUCED $169,000 1 ac on Main St., busy downtown loc. w/older bldg. $169,000 SR 80 Corner Ac, B-1 w/billboard income. $189,900 Vacant 2 ac. on SR 80, just west of town $299,000 Commercial/Industrial Bldg on S. Bridge St. Over 4,000 sq. ft. Can be divided. $340,000 Cowboy Way 5 Ac +/Industrial. Will split, Cleared & Filled, Seller Financing. Water/sewer nearby $641,203 Railroad access in Moore Haven. 29+/ac. close to Hwy 27 & river. Water & sewer nearby. W A TERFRONT $119,000 Over 1 ac. on the river, Ft. Denaud Rd. $192,500 Ft. Denaud 1 Ac. $225,000 Boat docks are permitted. 3/2 plus den w/new kitchen &baths in 2010. Brand new wood flooring, appliances included. $295,000 High Elevation with long views, 5 Ac. $399,000 Highest elevation along the river with 3600porch. 3/2 home includes RV garage & 2 car attached garage and an unfinished basement for future apartment. $550,000 Spectacular 7 Ac Pasture w/Oaks, 500 Ft on the River. Great investment, future land use 3 units per ac. $1,200,000 Riverfront pool home on 6.5ac. Updated in 2010. Granite counters, fireplace and stainless appliances. Irrigation, workshop, boat basin and 2 boat docks included. $1,300,000 Own a piece of history Historic Tyrell Gardens. Beautifully renovated 5BR/3BA home on 3.4 ac. with 800 ft of old and new river frontage. 48 hour notice required. L OTS & L AND $2,500 Port LaBelle Lots, Seller financing $6,400 Moore Haven Yacht Club $8,900 Mobile home lots $29,000 Beautiful .52 ac homesite in Caloosa Estates. Seller says MAKE OFFER! WWW.BELLEREALTY.COM B B e l l e R e a l t y C o B e l l e R e a l t y C o .8 8 6 6 3 3 6 6 7 7 5 5 7 7 5 5 2 2 2 2w w w w w w . B B e e l l l l e e R R e e a a l l t t y y . c c o o m m Terri Banky Lic. Real Estate Broker Associates:Shary Weckwerth, Lisa Andrews, Sandra Alexander, Roxie Cisneros and Stacy Stevens C H E C K O U T A L L O U R L I S T I N G S O N L I N E MOBILE HOMES € 4/2 on 20+/acres in Muse $135,000. € 2 for 1 on 1 ac. 3/2 well maintained manufactured home + 2/2 mobile home. $100,000 € Immaculate 3/2 located in City of LaBelle on oversized lot, features woodlike flooring & carpet, master bath has tiled shower, overspacious kitchen and much much more. Priced to sell at $69,900. € 3/1.5 on corner lot in Moore Haven. $50,000. € Corporate owned! 3/2 manufactured home on 2.46+/acres. Features a fireplace, spacious bedrooms and much more. $44,500 € Immaculate ready to move in 2/1 on corner lot. New vinyl/carpet, tiled shower and tiled kitchen countertop w/oak cabinets. $25,000. € Handyman special! 3/1 on .25+/acre. $22,900. Call about our vacant land! LOTS € 40+/acres in Ortona $980,000. € .29 +/acre in Belmont S/D. Priced to sell at only $35,100. Possible seller financing. € Nice lot in Belmont subdivision $35,000. € .60+/city lot $30,000. € Cul-de-sac homesite with plenty of oak trees for your dream home. Located in a gated deed restricted comminity. $24,900. € 1.02+/city lot in Belmont S/D$25,000. € .80+/city lot in Belmont subdivision $25,000. € .70+/city lot $25,000. € 2 Montura lots $5,500 each € Call about our Port LaBelle lots! 580 S. Main St. • LaBelle, FL• 863 675-1973To view all our listings please visit our websitewww .newhorizons-re.com e-mail: greg@newhorizons-re.com Greg Miners Lic R.E.Broker Associates Delia Miners, Neal Livingston, Tim Gonazlez, and Hugo Vargas € Se Habla Espanol In loving memory of Leroy Miners, Jr € 1927-2010SOLD!!! PAUL ROSER REALTORS863-675-0898 OFCPERSONAL ATTENTION WORLDWIDE INTERNET MARKETING AT WWW.PAULROSER.COM NIKKI YEAGER, Broker Assoc. Nikki@NikkiYeagerRoser.com 239/564-2005 cell PAUL ROSER, Broker Paul@PaulRoser.com 239/564-2002 cell $ 7 9 5 0 0 0 R E D U C E D Beautiful, rare waterfront property zoned Commercial w/2 homes $ 2 7 8 5 0 0 R E D U C E D 3/2, 2 car garage, pool, 1.5+ acs. Boat slip, covered dock, 246' +/riverfront $ 2 9 9 0 0 0 R E D U C E D 3/2 Riverfront pool home near park, boat ramp & town. All appliances included REDUCEDSOLDREDUCED 10 Caloosa Belle December 8, 2011 FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Edison State College Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Patricia Land to Acting District President, effective Thursday, Nov. 30. Dr. Land has served as the Charlotte campus president since November 2002 and previously served as district administrator in charge for extended periods of time. Dr. Land has worked in various levels of higher education since 1978. The Board’s decision followed a 7-1 vote during Tuesday’s meeting to place former District President Dr. Kenneth Walker on paid administrative leave pending an investigation to terminate with cause. The board also moved to contact Randy Hanna, Division of Florida Colleges Chancellor, to assist with the search for an interim president and to begin a national search for a permanent district president within 60 days. Celebrating nearly 50 years of excellence, Edison State College is Southwest Florida’s largest, most accessible and most affordable institution of higher education. Proud to be tobacco-free, Edison State serves more than 26,000 students per year in ve counties and online. For more information please visit www.edison.edu. Land acting president for Edison COES food driveCountry Oaks Elementary School Scholars’ Club collected over 530 cans of food during it’s annual Thanksgiving Can Drive. Classes competed against each other to win the honor (and cupcakes), for the most food collected. Mrs. Stitt’s class came in rst place with 131 cans of food collected, Mrs. Chapman’s took second place with 70 cans and in third place was Mrs. Podkowka’s class with 51 cans collected. Cans were also collected at COE’s Turkey Bingo night. For every can donated, students received a raf e ticket to win a turkey. All donations were given to LaBelle’s Salvation Army. Thank you to all who donated cans to help feed LaBelle and thank you to the 5th grade Scholars’ Club students for your hard work.Pets for ChristmasCaloosa Humane Society is offering Dog Gone Good Christmas Specials. Santa Paws is offering Home for the “Howl”idays, adopt a dog or puppy for $25. He is feeling joll y and also offering 12 Days of “Cat”mas, adopt a cat or kitten for $12. An approved adoption application is required. These special offers are good from December 12-24. Stop b y 1200 Pratt Blvd, call 863-675-0997, or go to www.caloosahumanesociety.org to check out our lovely pets! Community Briefs

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Retired teacher will provide child care in your home. Call 863-517-0708 Found Cattle Glades Co. Jack’s Branch area call (863)675-8732 LABELLE 225 Cottage Avenue (Belmont Area), 12/03/2011, 8:00 AM. MULTI FAMILY EVENT. Household items, Holiday decorations, Comforters, linens and kitchen items. Mens clothing. LABELLE 126 Clay St. Dec. 10 2011, 8am. Used spa & shower stalls, used windows, clothing & household items. Quality High-end Women’s Plus size clothes, 2X-3X. Everything $2.00 each. Sat 12/10 8am-noon 4009 Rainbow Circle Port LaBelle Yard Sale Dec 9, 10 & 11 1393 Apache Trail (Muse) 9am -4pm Black saddle w/blanket & saddle stand-excellent X-mas gift. Kitchen items, linens, blankets, towels, computer table, student desk, heater, boxed tools, and more. 612-9210 for directions Now Hiring Are you a talented Barber seeking employment? Contact Lorie 239-634-9828 Murphy’s Beauty & Barber 509 Main St, Immokalee Quality Control Inspector Experienced in materials and equipment used in construction and maintenance in a variety of facilities. Must be able to communicate and provide written reports clearly, computer skills a plus. Send resume to R & D Maintenance Services Inc 475 Ridgelawn Road, Clewiston, FL 33440 Must be able to pass a drivers license check and employment drug screen. EEO employer Railroad Locomotive Mechanic/Electrical Repair of locomotive mechanical, electrical, and associated equipment to FRA standards. Have knowledge of and ability to repair rail cars and their associated equipment. Be prepared to help when called out for derailments and train breakdowns. Carry out inspections on Locomotives, railcars and equipment to FRA standards. Diesel Locomotive OR Tugboat experience needed. United States Sugar Corporation is one of America’s largest diversi ed, privately held agribusiness rms. The company is headquartered on the southern shore of Florida’s Lake Okeechobee. In addition to growing, milling and re ning cane sugar, US Sugar owns a short line railroad and its Southern Gardens subsidiary is one of Florida’s foremost producers and processors of oranges and orange juice products. For Immediate consideration; Email: Jdooley@ussugar.com Apply online at www.ussugar.com TEMP MECHANIC MECHANICAL SKILLS. Safely fabricate, install, inspect, maintain, troubleshoot and repair conveyors, hydraulic systems, gear boxes, pumps, turbines, steel structures, chutes, pipelines, valves, vessels, pressure vessels. WELDER WELDING SKILLS-PASS 6G WELDING TEST. Utilize miscellaneous metal working equipment and processes such as arc welding, oxygen/acetylene, MIG, TIG and plasma methods to perform welding functions. Email brief paragraph of experience to: Jdooley@ussugar.com or apply online at www.ussugar.com NOTICEIndependent Newspapers will never accept any advertisement that is illegal or considered fraudulent. In all cases of questionable value, such as promises of guaranteed income from work-athome programs if it sounds too good to be true, chances are that it is. If you have questions or doubts about any ad on these pages, we advise that before responding or sending money ahead of time, you check with the Better Business Bureau at 772-878-2010 for previous complaints. Some 800 and 900 telephone numbers may require an extra charge, as well as long distance toll costs. We will do our best to alert our reader of these charges in the ads, but occasionally we may not be aware of the charges. Therefore, if you call a number out of your area, use caution. Of ce desk L shaped computer/business desk, like new, excellent condition. $140.00/or best offer. (863)835-0692 or (239)770-0248 MIRA VERDEMOVE IN SPECIAL, 1st MONTH FREE! $20.00 Application FeeLower Security Deposit***With Approved Credit***• 2 BEDROOMS AT $364.00 PER MONTH• 3 BEDROOMS AT $411.00 PER MONTH• 4 BEDROOMS AT $464.00 PER MONTH LOCATED AT: CALL US AT: 6760 Santa Fe North (863)675-3339 LaBelle, FL FREE GIFT FOR EVERY NEW RESIDENT! Here’s the keys to your new home! Aqui estan las llaves de su nueva casa! REGALO PARA CADA RESIDENTE NUEVOMIRA VERDEESPECIAL DE ENTRADA PIMER MES GRATIS!! $20.00 cargo de aplicacionDeposito de Seguridad Bajos***Con Credito Aprovado***• 2 RECAMARRAS A $364.00 POR MES• 3 RECAMARRAS A $411.00 POR MES• 4 RECAMARRAS A $464.00 POR MES LOCALIZADOS EN: LLAMENOS AL: 6760 Santa FeNorth (863)675-3339 LaBelle, FL 1 BR apt. on quiet riverfront, very private, furnished, water included, no pets, non smoker, adults only, $650 mo., 1 yr. lease 239-337-5859 DUPLEX 3 BR in the Belmont area of LaBelle, nice neighborhood, convenient location. VERY REASONABLE! Call 863-673-4630. Duplex 2bed/2ba, Newly remodeled, Excellent location in town. No pets. $650 month. First and last. $300 security. 863-675-4485 Greentree South Apartments A Farm Labor Rental Community Available for Immediate Occupancy 2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments •Must earn a minimum of $3998 from agricultural or farm labor activities •Spacious Apartment in quiet, country setting • Full time bilingual Site Manager • Community Room, Tot lot, Playground, Activities • Sewer and trash included in rent no additional charge to resident •Handicap units available • Rental rates starting at $602 Call 675-0313 TDD #1-800-955-8771 40 Greentree Drive, #101, LaBelle 9:00 AM -5:00 PM, Mon-Fri Equal Housing Opportunity LARGE 1BR + extra sleeping area, 1BA apt. Huge kitchen with connecting dining area. Fully furnished. Newly refurbished, painted, hardwd rs, etc. Cold C/Air. All utils. included. High spd. internet avail. W/D. $750/mo. Call 239-370-8532 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Important Information: Please read your ad carefully the first day it appears. In case of an inadvertent error, please notify us prior to the deadline listed. We will not be responsible for more than 1 incorrect insertion, or for more than the extent of the ad rendered valueless by such errors. Advertiser assumes responsibility for all statements, names and content of an ad, and assumes responsibility for any claims against Independent Newsmedia Inc. USA. All advertising is subject to publisher’s approval. The publisher reserves the right to accept or reject any or all copy, and to insert above the copy the word “advertisement”. All ads accepted are subject to credit approval. All ads must conform to Independent Newsmedia Inc. USA style and are restricted to their proper classifications. Some classified categories require advance payment. These classifications are denoted with an asterisk *. 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Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. Buying a car? Look in the classifieds. Selling a car? Look in the classifieds. When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. Shop here first! The classified ads Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž 11 Caloosa Belle December 8, 2011 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3542 2008 4104329-02020800140 Judy G. Hunnel Lot 14, Block 2080, Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404369 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3577 2008 4104329-030000L0020 Odilance Silien Tract L2, Block 2102, Port LaBelle, Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404379 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3617 2008 4104329-03020980170 Robert Goldberg Lot 17, Block 2098, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404386 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3619 2008 4104329-03020990020 Open Space Land, LLC Lot 2, Block 2099, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404391 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3980 2008 4104329-04021560040 Tracy J. Miller Lot 4, Block 2156, Port LaBelle Unit 4, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 86, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404370 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT You are hereby noti ed that the Regular Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Central County Water Control District will be held on Wednesday,December 14, 2011 at 7 pm at the Central County Conference Room located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm St. Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida. The purpose 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 testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. 404313 CN 12/8/2011 DIRT SALE BID The Barron Water Control District is accepting sealed bids for the sale of about 280,000 cubic yards of dirt along several canals. Bids will be accepted until 9:00 AM, January 5, 2012, at the District of ce, 3293 Dellwood Terrace, Port LaBelle, FL. To inquire and receive detailed bidding speci cations and instructions, call 863-675-0346 or email BWCD12@embarqmail.com or visit the of ce. The owner reserves the right to hold all proposals for sixty (60) days and to reject any or all proposals, with or without cause, to waive technical errors and informalities or to accept the bid in its judgment best serves the owner. Lester B. Baird, Sr., General Manager Barron Water Control District 404137 CGS/CB 12/8,15/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Verona A, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1407 2007 1224432-01000700040 Zo Do LLC & Janet Ames Scharf Lot 4, Block 70, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38, and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404349 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 Greentree South Apartments A Farm Labor Rental Community Available for Immediate Occupancy 2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments •Must earn a minimum of $3998 from agricultural or farm labor activities •Spacious Apartment in quiet, country setting • Full time bilingual Site Manager • Community Room, Tot lot, Playground, Activities • Sewer and trash included in rent no additional charge to resident •Handicap units available • Rental rates starting at $602 Call 675-0313 TDD #1-800-955-8771 40 Greentree Drive, #101, LaBelle 9:00 AM -5:00 PM, Mon-Fri Equal Housing Opportunity CBS house, 1 bedroom, 1 bath. Newer appliances furnished, screen room, large outside patio, lawn service provided. $500 month plus electric. 863-673-4154 For Rent 3/2 with great room on 2 1/2 acres, fenced pasture with barn. 210 Evans Rd. Call 675-5737 LABELLE 2BR 1 BA, garage, fenced in yard. Ready for occupancy $600/mo. plus security Call 863-634-2975 LABELLE 2BR, 2BA in city limits on large lot, in-gound pool, & shed. $595/month. Call (863) 675-0104 LaBelle 3 BR, 2 BA, Screened porch. Tiled oors. Large kitchen. C/Air. Community pool. $595 mo. 863-675-0104 LaBelle 3BR, 1.5BA, Washer/Dryer, Refrigerator & Stove. C/Air. Alarm. No pets. $675 mo. + last months rent. Sect 8 okay. Call 239-784-7909. LABELLE 3br /2ba, wood oors, new carpet, gar., fenced yard, Ready for occupancy, $800 mo. + sec. 863-634-2975. LABELLE River front, 4br, 2ba, of ce, 2 car garage, on 3 acres. Eatin-kitchen, Great room, screened lanai, large covered boat dock, $1200/mo. 1st/sec dep. (801)664-9530 PORT LABELLE 3BR 2BA, 4089 S. Edgewater Circle. Large fenced yard, all hard oors. $850mth. 239-573-9651 PORT LABELLE New section. Large, new 3BR, 2BA, 2 car garage, 3069 NE Beechwood Circle. $850/mo. 1st, last & sec.. 954-873-3322 Port Labelle Palomar Circle, 2BR 2BA. Large oaks and inside laundry room. $600/mo. + $400 sec. dep. Must have ref. (863)517-0188. PORT LABELLE3br, 2ba, near middle school (Tide Circle), single car garage, must have ref’s. $750/mo $500 sec. (863)517-0188A Load & Lock Storage5775 SR 80 • LaBelle, FL863-674-1876Alarmed Units • Security Cameras • Outside Storage Mobile Storage • 5x5 up to 10x30 Units • A/C Units Penske Truck RentalsBring this ad and receive $50 off rst months rent LABELLE RENT-A-SPACE Cowboy Way & Kennedy Blvd. Monthly includes tax: 5’x10’ $42.80; 8’x10’ $53.50;10’x10’ $58.85; 8’x25’ $96.30; 24 hr access $25 returnable key deposit. 863-675-2392 ~ 20 ACRE ~Wooded Estate 4BR/4BA 2800 sq.ft. Home.(6 miles from downtown LaBelle).Built in 2004. Paved road. Large porch. 2 Ponds. Must see!IDEAL FOR...Homestead. Corporate retreat. Family/Extended Family 2nd home. Shared partnership w/friends, neighbors, business associates. Short sale approved for $295,000. Owner nancing possible.Phone owner 863-673-5071 Ask for Tom CRESENT ACRES 2br 2bath mobile home. $350 per month. Call 863-612-5214. IN CITY: 1 Bdrm, W/D & A/C. $550 per month. Call (863) 517-0764 LaBelle 2 BR, 1 BA, Mob Home, oak trees, AC, $200 dep. $130/wk. Call 863-673-3658. MUSE AREA 3br/2ba mobile home on 1 acre. No pets $500 mo, $500 security. References & Lease required. 863-675-3273 or 675-8445 Nice 3/2 mobile home for rent in Muse (863) 675-0484. ORTONA AREA, River Oaks SD 3br/2ba doublewide. Lease $650 mo No pets, references $650 security 863-675-8445 or 863-675-3273 3BR 2 BA near schools. central air, lot included. Owner nancing with 20% down. (863)675-8010 or (863)673-6467. BANK REPO’S Starting at $15,000 Mobile Home Angels 561-721-2230 Cowboy Way3br, 2 bath doublewide only $39,900 with $4,500 down. Owner nancing Call 863-673-4325 Doublewide 3br, 2bath on nice 1/2 acre lot near town. $49,900 with your good credit. We have nance programs available with $3000 down. 863-675-8888 239-823-6849 Doublewide 3br, 2bath, ready to move in. $49,900 owner nancing provided. $5,000 down payment. low monthly payments 239-823-6849 or 863-675-1580 Like new 2br/2bath good size doublewide Concrete driveway, wood deck located on 1/2 acre lot. $4,500 down. Owner nancing, ready to move in 863-675-8888 863-228-5931 New doublewide for sale at $49,900. No money down on your lot. Call 863-673-4325 or 863-675-8888 Very large 3br/2bath doublewide on 2.5 acres. Will nance through our nance company with $5,000 down and your good credit. Ready to move in. 863-673-4325 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Florida Bids, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2278 2007 1214334-010000U0120 James Sykes Lot 15, Block U, Harlen Addition No. 3, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 7, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404371 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 Apartments Houses Rent Houses Rent Storage Space Rent For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Houses Sale For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Mobile Home Rent Mobile HomeSale Mobile HomeSale For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds. Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. 12 Caloosa Belle December 8, 2011 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds.

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1410 2007 1224432-01000700130 Zo DO LLC & Janet Ames Scharf Lot 13, Block 70, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38, and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404367 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3692 2008 4104329-03021190160 Edasmet C. Chang & Said Eltanawy Lot 16, Block 2119, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404354 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 4025 2008 4104329-05021860240 Manuel Garcia Lot 24, Block 2186, Port LaBelle Unit 5, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 104, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404380 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2584 2008 1314433-A0003940000 Pagan Juan H. Matias The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5982, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404352 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed bids, in triplicate, subject to the conditions herein, will be received until Wednesday, January 11, 2012, at 2:00 PM by the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners, at the Hendry County Complex, Clerk of Circuit Court, Attn.: Barbara Butler, C.E. Hall Building, Administrative Wing, 2nd Floor, Room A-226, 50 South Bridge Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935; for furnishing all labor and materials and performing all work connected with a project for the Airglades Industrial Park Road, Water, and Sewer Improvements (Hendry County Bid Number 2012-07). A Pre-Bid Conference is scheduled for Wednesday, December 14, 2011, at 11:00 AM at the Airglades Airport Terminal Building. Bidders are invited to submit bids for this work on the bid forms provided. Other bid or proposal forms will not be accep ted. The complete examination and understanding of the Contract Documents consisting of the project plans and speci cations including all addenda or other revisions, and site of the proposed work is necessary to properly submit a bid. On or after December 1, 2011 Contract Documents consisting of the project plans and speci cations and all addenda or other revisions will be available for examination and may be obtained from the of ce of URS Corporation, 7650 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, Florida, 33607-1462, (Phone: 813-675-6538; contact Kelli Leonard) for the non-refundable amount of $100.00. The Contractor must purchase the Contract Documents from the Engineer of Record in order to be considered a responsive bidder. A Bid Bond in the form as bound in the Contract Documents or Certi ed Check in the amount of not less than ve percent (5%) of the total amount bid must accompany each Bid. Successful Bidder will be required to execute and to provide a Payment Bond and Performance Bond each in an Amount of not less than one hundred percent (100%) of the total value of the Contract awarded to him with a satisfactory surety or sureties for the full and faithful performance of the work. The Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d) and 49 CFR, Part 26, Participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in Department of Transportation Programs, hereby noti es all bidders that it will af rmatively ensure that disadvantaged business enterprises are afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex or national origin in consideration for an award. No bid may be withdrawn after closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of ninety (90) days. The Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities in or reject any or all bids and to award or refrain from awarding a Contract for the work. Contractor selection and disquali cation criteria are set forth in Hendry County Ordinance No. 2001-08. HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Date: November 16, 2011 By: Tristan Chapman, Chairman 403220 CN/CB 11/24;12/1,8,15/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 157 2007 1064428-A0000930000 John C. Shelley Swearingen The East one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 6, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404336 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1634 2008 1224432-01000030080 Azteca Montura Inc Lot 8, Block 3, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404340 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2543 2008 1314433-A0001940000 Raul Martinez The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5703, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404389 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2539 2008 1314433-A0001780000 Georgina Garcia The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5768, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404384 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1544 2008 1154432-A0000370000 Carlos R. Morales The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3274, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404388 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1875 2008 124432-A0001040100 Izquiderdo Amparo Gonzalvo The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5216, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404351 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3637 2008 4104329-03021040060 Maribel Lombo, Ramon Leyva Bahar & Carlos A. Nieves Lombo Lot 6, Block 2104, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404345 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2548 2008 1314433-A0002260000 Everlinda Toledo The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5826, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404342 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 13 Caloosa Belle December 8, 2011 Come to Christmas programInternational Christian Academy of LaBelle, (K-12th), 233 Clark Street, cordially invites you and your family to their annual Christmas program. “365 Days of Christmas” by Robert Mantzke will be performed under the direction of Dora Carnes, ICA’s music teacher. The program will be Thursday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. For more info call Tracy Co at (863) 675-4227 or (863) 675-1112.LMS PTO to meetThe LaBelle Middle School PTO will have its December meeting on Dec. 12 at 6:30 in the LMS library. The topic for ‘parent-college’ is Graduation requirements, to be presented by Mr. Mock, Guidance Counselor. Other items to be discussed include Christmas Teacher Appreciation Breakfast, other fun activities for parents and students and future topics of interest for ‘parent-college.’ School Briefs

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1897 2008 1254432-A0000230000 Berner Joseph & Lindalle Joseph The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5152, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404378 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1893 2008 1254432-A0000120100 Rafael Rodriquez Journet Julia Rivera Corujo The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5127, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404368 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF INTENT TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS Hendry County, Florida (the “County”) hereby provides notice, pursuant to Section 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem special assessments to be levied within the West Hendry County Recreation Municipal Services Bene t Unit, within the unincorporated area of the County, for assessments on commercial properties for recreational purposes within that area commencing with the Fiscal Year beginning on October 1, 2012, and continuing each year until discontinued by the County. The County will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to use the uniform method of collecting such assessments authorized by Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearing to be held at 5:00 p.m. on December 13, 2011, in the Commission Chambers, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, Florida. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property subject to the levy. Copies of the proposed form of resolution, which contains the legal description of the real property subject to the levy, are on le at the County Administration Of ce, 640 S. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida. In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the County with respect to any matter relating to the consideration of the resolution at the above-referenced public hearing, a r ecord of the proceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the County Clerk at (863) 675-5217, seven days days prior to the date of the hearing. Darrell R. Harris, Chairman BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA 402361 CN/CB 11/17,24;12/1,8/2011 NOTICE OF INTENT TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS Hendry County, Florida (the “County”) hereby provides notice, pursuant to Section 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem special assessments to be levied within the Banyan Village area, Port LaBelle Plat Units 10-13, within the unincorporated area of the County, for service assessments for maintenance of the potable water service lines within that area commencing with the Fiscal Year beginning on October 1, 2012, and continuing each year until the particular lot shall hook-up to and become a customer of the utility. The County will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to use the uniform method of collecting such assessments authorized by Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearing to be held at 5:00 p.m. on December 13, 2011, in the Commission Chambers, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, Florida. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property subject to the levy. Copies of the proposed form of resolution, which contains the legal description of the real property subject to the levy, are on le at the County Administration Of ce, 640 S. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida. In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the County with respect to any matter relating to the consideration of the resolution at the above-referenced public hearing, a r ecord of the proceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the County Clerk at (863) 675-5217, seven days days prior to the date of the hearing. Darrell R. Harris, Chairman BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA 402357 CN/CB 11/17,24;12/1,8/2011 SPECIAL NOTICE FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE Pursuant to Florida statutes chapter 590.125, be advised that the FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE will be conducting fuel treatment (control burning, mowing or chopping) in selected parcels in the following designated areas during the period November 1, 2011-December 31, 2012. These treatments are for reducing the re occurrence hazard and to establish fuel continuity breaks. Township 42 Range 29 Sections-32 Township 43 Range 28 Sections-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15, 16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,27,28,29,30 and 31 Township 43 Range 29 Sections-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15, 16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,33 and 34 Township 43 Range 30 Sections-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15, 16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,27,28,32,33,34,35 and 36 Township 43 Range 31 -Sections 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,27,28,33,34 and 35 Township 43 Range 32 Sections 6,7,18,19,20,29,30,31 and 32 Township 43 Range 34 Sections 7,8,9,10,11,13,14,15,16,17,18,20,21,22,23,24,25 and 26 Township 44 Range 28 Sections 6,7,18,19,30 and 31 Township 44 Range 29 sections 4,9,14,15 and 16 Township 44 Range 32 Sections 13,14,15,22,23,24,25,26,27,34,35 and 36 Township 44 Range 33 Sections 5,6,7,8 west half of 18,19,29,30,31 and 32 Township 45 Range 29 Sections 8,9,16,17,20,21,26,27,28,29,32,33,34 and 35 Township 48 Range 33 Section 9 If your real property is not located in the designated areas above, you need not concern yourself with this matter. Otherwise if you should have any objections or questions, please direct them to the: FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE 10941 Palm Beach Blvd. Fort Myers, FL 33905 403617 CB 12/1,8/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2605 2007 2164329-A0000090100 Brian K. Quinn Begin at the Northeast corner of Section 16, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida; thence South 00 degrees 50’ 32” East 2445.71 feet to the Point-of-Beginning; thence South 89 degrees 37’ 06” West 719.28 feet; thence South 00 degrees 51’ 26” East 121.83 feet; thence South 43 degrees 02’ 43” East 695.13 feet; thence N 89 degrees 37’ 06” East 252.28 feet; thence North 00 degrees 50’ 35” West 633.22 feet to the Point-of-Beginning. EXCLUDING the Northerly 175.87 feet of the Easterly 175.87 feet and EXCLUDING the following: Begin at the Northeast corner of Section 16, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida; thence South 03 degrees 31’ 11” East 2624.37 feet to the Point-of-Beginning; thence South 86 degrees 51’ 28” West 667.33 feet; thence South 45 degrees 48’ 22” East 617.84 feet; thence North 86 degrees 51’ 28” East 252.28 feet to the East line of Section 16; thence North 03 degrees 36’ 11” West along the East line 454.34 feet to the Point-of-Beginning. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404382 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 262008CA000430XXXXXX LASALLE BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR THE MLMI TRUST SERIES 2007-HE1, Plaintiff vs. JOSE E. CERVANTES; ANTONIA PEQUENO, et al., Defendants RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated October 6, 2008 and an Order Resetting Sale dated November 30, 2011, and entered in Case No. 262008CA000430 XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein LaSalle Bank, N.A. as Trustee for the MLMI Trust Series 2007-HE1 is Plaintiff and JOSE E. CERVANTES; ANTONIA PEQUENO; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on the Second Floor in front of the Main Clerk’s Of ce at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL 33935 in Hendry County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 28th day of December, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: THE NORTH ONE-HALF OF THE NORTHWEST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTH ONE-HALF OF BLOCK 39, LABELLE, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 47, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, LYING AND BEING IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNERS AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901, and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED at LaBelle, Florida, on December 2, 2011. BARBARA BUTLER As Clerk, Circuit Court By: J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk SMITH, HIATT & DIAZ, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff PO Box 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 Telephone: (954) 564-0071 404564 CN 12/8,15/2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HENDRY COUNTY CONSTRUCTION LICENSING BOARD Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Construction Licensing Board will hold a meeting Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 6:00 p.m., at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, Labelle, Florida. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting site is accessible by the disabled. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. 404404 CGS 12/8/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2010-CA-000975 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. GILBERT ERIC TAYLOR, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated November 30, 2011 and entered in Case No. 26-2010-CA-000975 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and GILBERT ERIC TAYLOR; SELENA TAYLOR, are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 28th day of Dec., 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final, Judgment: LOT 61, TANGLEWOOD OAKS, UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 176, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: 2001, NOBILITY, VIN#N81055A & N810055B. A/K/A 4088 BLUE CYPRESS COURT LABELLE, FL 33935 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on November 1, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10070887**See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-9558770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 404537 CN 12/8,15/2011 LEGAL NOTICE The following vehicles will be sold at public auction at Clewiston Towing 600 E Sugarland Hwy Clewiston Fl 33440 on December 19, 2011 at 10:00a.m.: 2000 Ford, VIN: 1FMZU72X4YUB36954 2001 Mitsubishi, VIN: 4A3AE85H21E190288 1993 Ford, VIN: 1FMCU22XXPUB36352 2007 Pontiac, VIN: 1G2AL15F977167459 2002 Ford, VIN: 1FAFP33P02W185057 2001 Toyota, VIN: 4T1BG22K71U083303 404611 CN 12/8/2011 NOTICE TO BIDDERS The School Board of Hendry County will be accepting sealed bids until January 18, 2012 for Bid #12-0002, Legal Services Board Attorney, Speci cations will be available at the board’s nance of ce at 111 Curry Street in LaBelle. Call (863) 674-4100 to have the specs faxed or mailed. Hendry County School Board Matthew A. Beatty, Chairman 403968 CB/CN 12/1,8,15/2011 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 14 Caloosa Belle December 8, 2011 Public Notice Public Notice Reading a newspaper provides the opportunity to get involved in your community.No wonder newspaper readers are more popular! Public Notice When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. Take notice of the hard work and brilliance demonstrated by the youth of our very own community! After three months of hard work and dedication, it’s time once again for LMS students to present the conclusions of their individual science research projects. The LaBelle Middle School science competition is being held during school hours today, December 8, 2011. The highest scoring projects will qualify to advance to the Regional Science Fair in Arcadia. Student’s projects will be on display in the Middle School gym on Thursday afternoon from 5-6 p.m. The LMS administration, teachers, staff, and students invite everyone to share in the excitement of new discoveries, as students showcase their research and conclusions. More importantly however, is your support for the students, along with their perseverance and diligent work. At this demanding time of year we trust you will mark your calendars, and then attend! LMS Science Fair today Submitted photo/ Patricia DeasNew Bethel princessThe community gathered at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church recently and crowned a new princess. Pictured from top row from left: contestant Raenisha Johnson, Pastor Alonzo C. McKenzie, Evelyn Baxter, Dorothy Johnson. Front row: contestant Ciara Williams, and the winner Princess Tra’maria Johnson

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(Salt Lake City, UT) – Dora Zurita, a family child care business owner in LaBelle, has recently been awarded a National Accreditation from the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC). Zurita was excited about the challenge of meeting the quali cations for an accreditation saying, “I chose NAFCC Accreditation because they are af liated with all of the State of Florida’s laws and statutes for Large Family Child Care Homes.” Zurita has been providing care in her home for ten years. She serves children eight months through four years of age, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The program utilizes a variety of curriculum materials including Teaching Gold Strategies. NAFCC offers accreditation to providers across the country, aiding them in raising their standards of quality care and gaining them the respect and recognition they deserve for their commitment to quality and children. The city of LaBelle bene ts from accreditation as it is an indicator that quality care is available for parents in this community. Children bene t from accreditation as it indicates they will be cared for in a safe, nurturing environment and that their educational needs will be met. Zurita said, “I feel great because I have better ways to educate the children.” In addition to NAFCC, Zurita is a member of the Redland Christian Migrant Association. For more information about NAFCC, receiving an accreditation or nding an accredited provider, visit www.nafcc.org. About National Association for Family Child Care The National Association for Family Child Care is a nationwide non-pro t organization that serves family child care providers by offering national accreditation, representation on the national level on child care issues and policy, a national annual conference, and support in the important work they do. For more information please visit: www.nafcc. org. TREE SERVICE SOCIAL ORGANIZATION ROOFING ADVERTISING PAYS! HOME SECURITY EDUCATION CHIROPRACTIC CARPET CLEANING CAR RENTAL APPLIANCES &REPAIRS 15 Caloosa Belle December 8, 2011 Turkey shootCome to the Turkey Shoot at Pioneer V olunteer Fire Dept. 2499 Hendry Isles Blvd. Dec. 16 and 17, starting at 7 p.m.Pets for ChristmasCaloosa Humane Society is offering Dog Gone Good Christmas Specials. Santa Paws is offering Home for the “Howl”idays, adopt a dog or puppy for $25. He is feeling jolly and also offering 12 Days of “Cat”mas, adopt a cat or kitten for $12. An approved adoption application is required. These special offers are good from December 12-24. Come meet y our new furry friend and get plenty of kisses under the mistletoe in time for a very Merry Christmas! Stop by 1200 Pratt Blvd, call 863675-0997, or go to www.caloosahumanesociety.org to check out our lovely pets! Please spay or neuter your pets!Caloosa Humane Society has a lowcost spay/neuter clinic Dec. 9, 16, 23 and 30. Call for an appointment. Walk-in lowcost vaccination clinic on these same dates from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. More information at 863.675.0997, www.caloosahumanesociety. org. Community Briefs Zurita earns national child care accreditation certi cate Submitted photo Dora Zurita has provided child care i n LaBelle for ten years and has recently earned acknolwedgement from the National Accreditation for Family Child Care. She is also a member of the Redlands Christian Migrant Association.

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Sometimes love n a helping ha n { Hes relying on you. And y need some help. n e e d s o m e h e l p Especially if you E s p e c i a l l y i f y o u s omeone w h ose h ea l t h requires attention 2 At Hope HealthCare Services, we underst a a s a caregiver. We support all y ou do with c are„coor d inating me d ica l nee d s, exp l ai n a n d provi d ing emotiona l gui d ance f or yo u y our loved ones. Together, we can h e l p y ou b ot h ma k e eac h d ay t h e b est possi bl e Let Hope be there for you Support a t h o me co mf o rtin g Ca re s pite f or Caregiver s co mp ass i on Every day is a gift. Toll free 800.8 35 .1 6 The Education Center of Southwest Florida would like to express sincere appreciation to all those individuals, businesses and organizations for the support provided to the success of the Captain Hendry Dinner 2011. The ECSWF Board of Directors and Staff w ould like to thank Sheriff Whidden and the Posse for the musical entertainment, Gator Hammock for providing the food and the City of LaBelle staff’s help with the Captain Hendry House. Over 100 people purchased tickets to the event while others donated cakes, many items for the auction and door prizes. Special thanks goes to the event sponsors: Merit Petroleum, SWFL Works, South Florida Citrus Services, First Bank of Clewiston, The Royal Companies Foundation, Hendry County EDC, LaBelle Plumbing and the Bob Paul Citrus Company. The Education Center is a career and technical school providing training opportunities to southwest Florida. It centers operations in LaBelle as a 501 (C) (3) non-pro t organization. Of ce and classrooms are located at 4930 ve miles south on Hwy 29 in LaBelle. Training opportunities the Education Center will focus on this year are Core Curriculum: Introduction to Construction Crafts, Social Media, basic and intermediate computer training. The of ce will be closed until after the rst of the year. Visit the school’s Web site educationcentersw .com to nd out information and how to help. The Education Center has an 1100 square foot portable ofce for monthly rent and a child’s play house and storage shed for sell. Call 239-860-6722 for any questions, to enroll in a class or to schedule a meeting. Captain Hendry Dinner w as a great success Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantMaureen and Mike Jordan with Sonny Hughes of the Education Center of Southwest Florida.