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Title: The Caloosa belle
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: S.H. Stalls
Place of Publication: LaBelle Fla
Publication Date: 01-26-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- La Belle (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Hendry -- LaBelle
Coordinates: 26.760556 x -81.439167 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 49, no. 18 (Sept. 7, 1972)-
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Highway 29 South LaBelle 863-675-1686 www.langfordford.comNO DEALER FEE AT LANGFORD FORD AGAIN IN 2012 S o m e d e a l e r s a d v e r t i s e d o r n e g o t i a t e d p r i c e s m a y n o t i n c l u d e a f e e t h e y a d d t o y o u r f i n a l p u r c h a s e p r i c e T h i s f e e m a y b e $ 6 0 0 o r m o r e a n d o n l y f o u n d i n t h e f i n e p r i n t Check out a new Ford at Langford Ford. You'll be glad you did. Thursday, January 26, 2012 50¢ Plus tax V ol. 89 No. 4 I would like to introduce myself to the residents of Hendry County. My name is Brenda Hoots and I am a Democratic candidate for Supervisor of Elections. My family is a major focus in my life. My husband, Larry Hoots, and I have been married for 34 years. Thirty-three years ago, we settled in Montura and chose to make Hendry County our home. We attend the Real Life Church in Clewiston. In my spare time, I enjoy researching family genealogy and ower gardening. Our children were born and raised here. They each graduated from Clewiston High School and went on to college. As a family, we have been involved with our children in school as well as a variety of extracurricular activities such as football, wrestling and track. Our daughter Melanie is married and has two children, Austin and Emmie. Our oldest son Glenn graduated from Florida State University with a doctoral degree in medicine and is currently in residency training for Radiology. Our son Bret t graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree. Our youngest son Ryann is currently working to complete his degree. In addition to serving as a former secretar y for the Montura Volunteer Fire Department, I helped establish the Montura Landowners Association, for which I served as president. I am also a past author of "Meandering in Montura" for the Clewiston News and have worked with the US Census Bureau in Hendry and Glades County. This will mark my 21st year of employmen t Hoots candidate for Supervisor of Elections newszap.comFree S p eechFree AdsSee Page 4 for information about how to contact the newspaper Pets and people make funCaloosa Belle/ Patty BrantAT RIGHT: Layla Strickland, 2, and Ashley Marquez, 12, found love in this little puppy at the LaBelle Woman’s Club’s annual Pet Fest Saturday, Jan. 21. Barron Park was the scene of all the fun, from the Blessing of the Animals and the grand parade with 44 pets through events put on by groups like the Caloosa Humane Agility Club until the last animal lover reluctantly left for home. Parade winners received trophies and gift certi cates from Beef O’Brady’s. BELOW: Pet lovers brought their ducks and geese, goats and dogs and all kinds of critters to take part in the big Pet Fest January 21 in Barron Park. by Patty BrantCaloosa Belle The City of LaBelle will have a nal vote on Land Development Codes regarding tattoo establishments that will bring the city's code in line with new national standards during its February 9 commission meeting. The Local Planning Agency recommended the action at the J anuary meeting. The new rules regarding tattoo parlors includes cosmetic tattooing, but do not include body piercing establishments. City Planner Shelly Johnson explained to the board that tattoo artists must be licensed by the state and the business must have a city occupational license. The board heard a presentation regarding the possible nancial returns for the city from utilities including sale of water, wastewater and electricity. It was noted that the city receives about $318,000 in franTattoo code being revamped Brenda Hoots See City — Page 2 See Elections — Page 2

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The Hendry County 4-H Meat Judging Team composed of Adam Bar eld, Andy McAvoy, Jarad Plair and Katelyn Steelman captured fth place in the Western National Roundup 4-H Meat Judging Contest held on the campus of Colorado State University on J anuary 7. For those unfamiliar with the 4-H Meat Judging and Identi cation contest, it is a contest that has two parts, Judging and Identi cation. Judging and identi cation requires students to develop judgement, decision making and verbal skills. In the judging portion of the contest, each contestant judged six classes of four meat cuts and/or carcasses ranking each class in the order of best to worst. Notes for reasons were taken on three of the judging classes. Reasons were presented to a judge (without using notes) in two minutes or less. In the Identi cation portion of the contest, contestants identi ed the species, primal cut, retail name, type and cooking method for 30 retail cuts of beef, pork and lamb from a list of 132 cuts. In the Total Placing category, the team placed six classes; beef carcasses, beef full loins, beef ribs, beef porterhouse steaks, pork carcasses and pork hams. The team captured rst place with Jarad Plair achieving fourth place, Andy McAvoy in fth place and Adam Bar eld in eighth place. Reasons were given on beef carcasses, beef porterhouse steaks and pork hams with the team placing in seventh place. The team wishes to thank all of the individuals and businesses for their monetar y donations as well as those who purchased tickets to the Pork Steak Dinner Fundraiser. Furthermore, thank you to Winn-Dixie o f LaBelle, Veranda Publix, Summerlin/Edison College Publix, Colonial/Hwy. 82 Publix, University of Florida Meats Lab and Nettles Meat of Lake City for their support in allowing the team to practice in preparation for this big event. Meats judging team excels at national competition LABELLE TOBACCOAll cartons $26.87Located at the intersection of highways 80 & 29 67 North Bridge St (next to Little Caesars Pizza) Let our friendly staff show you how to save $$$ Open:8am to 7pm Monday thru Saturday and 10am-5pm on Sunday For more informaiton call 863-342-8021 2 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012chise fees from FP&L, while the company makes some $4.5 million in sales from LaBelle residents. He said the city could reap the bene ts if it took over the existing poles, w ires, etc. He told the board that South Florida Water Management District has set aside some 10,000 acres of city-owned property that could be used to generate electricity. He said the city could generate one million watts of power on 7-8,000 acres. Approximately 100,000 watts are needed for a city the size of LaBelle. He suggested the city look at the requirements and consider acquiring the electrical distribution system.In other businessThe chamber of commerce will be able to close off Fort Thompson Ave. for the annual Night on the Town event February 21. The street will be lled with booths from local vendors and organizations. C ity C ontinued From Page 1 with the Hendry County Supervisor of Elections; my current position is Assistant Supervisor of Elections. In this capacity, I have learned and followed the laws and statutes governing elections, as well as the technological innovations within both the of ce and elections process. I have worked alongside the Of ce of Elections staff to inform and assist voters with the electoral process. During this time, I gained exposure to every aspect of the of ce and have demonstrated the comprehensive, adaptive and communicative abilities necessary to be Supervisor of Elections. With the support of current Supervisor of Elections, Lucretia Strickland, I would like to declare myself as a candidate for Supervisor of Elections. As Hendry County Supervisor of Elections, I will continue to be dedicated in maintaining the Elections Of ce as an exemplary public service committed to integrity, professionalism and the highest ethical standards. I will strive to keep transparency in the electoral process by providing access to information that will enable voters to be more informed. If elected, my of ce will use county funds and resources ef ciently and effectively. I would like everyone to know I am looking forward to meeting more of the people of Hendry County during my campaign. I am asking for your support and vote for Supervisor of Elections. You can contact me at (863) 885-1756 or email: brenda. hoots@yahoo.com. ElectionContinued From Page 1 Information in a photo of the January 14 Kids Day event was incorrect. Phillip Keyes is a member of the LaBelle Masonic Lodge w ho assisted with the Masonic children's ID program that day. The Punta Gorda Lodge also lent a hand. The Masons will next prov ide the service at Chalo Nitka inMoore Hav en and the Swamp Cabbage Festival in LaBelle with the ID program. The lodge does not keep any of the children's information provided for the project, which provides a disk of the information to the parents and guardians. This information can help identify children in time of need. Correction Submitted photoThe Hendry County 4-H Meats Judging Team turned in a fth place performance at the Western National Roundup 4-H Meat Judging Contest January 7.

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W eb browsersWelcome to another edition of Computer Corner, where our goal is to help you keep y our computer running fast, clean and ef ciently. This week's subject is Internet Explorer the web browser provided by Microsoft on all Windows operating systems. Internet Explorer is not the only browser available. It is highly recommended that you have more than one browser installed on your system. This recommendation stems from the way some malicious software or viruses can hijack a particular browser if your system gets infected. If your primary browser is hijacked, you'll need your alternate browser to do just about anything on the internet. For Windows based systems, alternate browsers include Firefox from Mozilla, Chrome from Google and Safari from Apple. Optimizing Internet Explorer is an important part of keeping your system running w ell, as some of the default settings cause this one piece of software to do things which may slow everything down a bit. The rst step to optimizing a Web browser is understanding a bit of how Web browsers operate. When you select a Web site to view, either by clicking a link or typing a Web address in your browser's address bar, you're instructing your Web browser to reach out into the internet, nd the site y ou're looking for, retrieve information from the Web server which hosts the site and nally, display it on your screen. Most of the time these activities take only seconds to occur. If it takes longer than that, the reason may very well be that the browser is improperly con gured. We'll be discussing Internet Explorer v ersions 8 and 9 in this article, though the process is very much the same for earlier v ersions. Begin by launching Internet Explorer and nding the Tools pull-down menu. Click the menu or press Alt-T to pull it down with the keyboard. There is typically a menu item there called Internet Options.' Click that to display the Internet Options' screen which is comprised of seven tabs' across the top. We want to look at the General' tab which is typically the one displayed rst. In the center part of that screen there's a section titled Browsing History.' This is where we're going to do the tweaking. Click Settings and look around. If your settings have never been tweaked, we suggest changing the amount of space Internet Explorer is allowed to use for the cache. The current value is displayed in a small white box beside the words Disk space to use' and it's probably quite large. Change this to something like 10MB or so. Make the change and click OK. It may take a while for things to settle down, but once they're done you should see a marked improvement in Internet Explorer performance. Let us know how this works for you and if you'd like to see similar articles for other browsers. Please send any questions, comments or topic suggestions to computercorner@cprtools.net. We'll review and reply to all emails! Earlier in this article we mentioned alternate browsers and the reasons for them. Reasons included infestations of malware and/or viruses. Remember any suspected infestation should be dealt with quickly to avoid doing damage to your computer, violating your privacy and, of course, propagating the infestation to others. As always, if you're not sure what to do, contact a quali ed technician. The Swamp Cabbage Festival is only a few weeks away Call us before February 17 to get an ad in the February 23 edition 863-675-2541 3 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012 LaBelleDoyal Dwayne Jones, 39, was arrested Jan. 21 and charged with battery touch/ strike and cruelty to a child could result in physical or mental injury. J. Hunt was arresting of cer. Vontrell Carleese Jones, 26, was arrested Jan. 20 and charged with a nonmoving traf c violation driving with a suspended license habitual offender. FHP Trooper N. Tineo was arresting of cer. Richard Lee Manzano, 41, was arrested Jan. 19 and charged on a warrant with DUI alcohol or drugs third within ten years, refusing to submit for DUI test after license suspension, refusing to accept or sign a citation or post bond and driving with a suspended license third or subsequent offense. Sgt. J. Olvera Marcellous Charles Mitchell, 58, was arrested Jan. 23 and charged with synthetic narcotic sale schedule I or II and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription.ClewistonStanley S. West, 52, was arrested Jan. 20 and charged on a warrant with impersonation use false name for a driver's license or ID application and perjury make a false statement. J. Mateu was arresting of cer. Esperanza Perez, 60, was arrested Jan. 20 and charged on a warrant with tax revenue attempting to evade or defeat tax subsequent offense, possession of counterfeit or sale cigarettes without retail permit, possession/concealing unstamped cigarettes, sell/ distribute/possess/imprint cigarettes with label prohibiting and sell illegal liquor/beverages. J. Mateu was arresting of cer. Tanya Clark Reyes, 34, was arrested Jan. 19 and charged with DUI alcohol or drugs and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. N. Krause was arresting of cer. Robert Earl Payne Sr., 41, was arrested Jan. 9 and charged with a nonmoving traf c violation driving with a suspended license third or subsequent offense. D. Bolt was arresting of cer. Luis Remberto Garcia Jr., 18, was arrested Jan. 18 and charged with possession o f marijuana with intent to sell, manufacture, deliver schedule I, possession of marijuan a under 20 grams and opium or derivative traf cking 4 grams-30K. N. Krause was arresting of cer. Johnathan Trnka, 21, was arrested Jan. 18 and charged with a nonmoving traf c violation operating a motor vehicle without a valid license, possession of cocaine and traf cking 4 grams-30K opium or derivative. N. Krause was arresting of cer. Arrest Reports An Immokalee woman died as a result of a one-vehicle crash January 19 in Hendry County. The crash occurred on CR 846 about 1.9 miles south of CR 833 at 2:25 a.m. that morning. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Texas Bille, 64, of Clewiston was driving a 2006 Ford F-150 north on CR 846 approaching a curve in the road. Seated on the passenger side, Carmen Diego, 41, exited the truck when it was in motion through the passenger side door. She landed on the northbound lane and continued to travel on the road coming to a nal rest on the east shoulder of CR 846. She sustained fatal injuries as a result of the action and was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash report indicated that the crash was alcohol related and that both occupants had been wearing their seatbelts before the incident occurred. Florida Highway Patrol continues to investigate the incident. Immokalee woman dead in crashYour community directory is a click away! newszap.com Free Speech Free Ads

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4 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012Serving 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. Food Stampsby Matt KindermannFood stamps are understandably a somewhat contentious topic. The term “food stamps” is commonly used to describe the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, which is managed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and is designed to provide nutritional support to the most severely disadvantaged in order to avoid expensive public health de ciencies stemming from an inability to afford a more expensive properly balanced nutrition. SNAP used to be issued in the form of coupons, or “stamps,” which acquired a dubious reputation when unscrupulous retail stores would purchase the coupons from bene ciaries for pennies on the dollar in cash money, and then seek full reimbursement by the government for the face amount of the coupon. Fortunately, today we use Electronic Bene t Transfer (EBT) Cards to prevent circumvention of the program because as groceries are scanned into a cash register, the EBT will only pay for those groceries identi ed electronically as meats, cereals, vegetables, fruits, breads, dairy products and seeds. This is why it is common to see people at the checkout counter separating their groceries into two lots. To be eligible for SNAP, a household generally must earn less than 200% of the Federal Poverty Level, which is like earning slightly less than double the minimum wage. A household is roughly de ned as a person or persons living together who purchase and make meals together. Everyone in the household must have a valid social security number; have less than $2,000 in liquid assets; and, if between the ages of 16 and 60, must register with the Workforce and work a number of hours each month to remain eligible. Legal immigrants who have lived in the country for 5 years, and those citizens who have a disability, are collecting SSI, or over the age of 60, can also apply for SNAP if they meet eligibility requirements and are not already included in a “household.” So, how much does SNAP provide? For a single parent with one child to be eligible for SNAP, the household would have to gross less than $1,594 a month in earnings and would receive a maximum of $367 a month. Most households receive less than the maximum bene t, which is based on household size and income ratios using fancy mathematical formulas. Essentially, misguided public outrage on the increase in food stamp recipients ignores the base issue of the availability of jobs paying livable wages and to the fact that most recipients cannot work due to disability or age. According to the US Census, 49% of SNAP recipients are white, 26% are black, 20% are Hispanic and over 40% are children. To apply for SNAP, go to http://www. dcf.state.fl.us/programs/access/index. shtml and click on “Apply Online Now.” I encourage everyone who feel’s they may be eligible to apply. Even if you’re only approved for $20 a month, that’s a few gallons of milk each month you didn’t have before. For more assistance, nd an Employment Representative nearest you by going to www.sw works.org and click on “Locations.” Matt Kindermann C a r e e r C o r n e r Career Corner The Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University is present in Hendry and Glades Counties and in Immokalee. One-on-one consultation is available to all existing and potential small business. In addition, SBDC offers a variety of workshops and seminars to help the business community. Call Janice at 239-860-8592 to set up an appointment to discuss your ideas and needs. Next on the agenda for 2012 is February 9, 4-6 p.m. at the Moore Haven Library, 201 Riverside Drive, Moore Haven. SBA and SBDC are teaming with Glades County Economic Development Council to provide essential information on starting a business, taking a business to the next level and providing the assistance and resources you need to do it. Register at sbdc.fgcu.edu or call 239-7453700 for more infomation SBDC at Gulfcoast is here to help By Margaret England, Hendry-Glades Audubon The Painted Buntings have arrived. Eastern Painted Bunting winter in southern Florida and possibly the Bahamas, Antilles, Central America and Cuba This small uncommon songbird is currently being reported returning to its wintering grounds in South Florida. The Western population winter in southern Mexico and Central America. The male Painted Bunting has a blue head and nape and shiny green back. Its rump, throat, chest, anks, belly, undertail coverts and eyering are red. The wings and tail are dark gray. Adult females have a bright olive-green crown, nape and back. The throat, chest and belly are yellow-green. There might be some blue feathers showing on the head. The First-year male and female is similar in color to the adult female. Their song is sweet, high-pitched thin, warbling sound. Calls are a soft rising “chip”. This secretive bird is often dif cult to see as it will hide in dense foliage even when singing from a high perch. Male Painted Buntings will ght with each other while defending their territory. Painted Buntings will forage on the ground or in low brush searching for seeds, spiders, insects and caterpillars. In the winter they are often seen at feeders in southern Florida. This species is in decline and is “near threatened” possibly because of changes in the landscape, cowbird parasitism, and trapping for the pet trade. Join Hendry-Glades Audubon volunteers for birding trips to STA5 located 20 miles south of Clewiston. E-mail Margaret England sta5birding@embarqmail.com or call (863) 674-0695 or (863) 517-0202. For information go to: www.hendrygladesaudubon.org Painted buntings have arrived Submitted photoA pair of painted buntings. COES Cowadunga!Come one. Come all! Songs, square dancing, games, food, 50/50 raf e tickets, $1,000 cash prize. Will the cow plop its patty on your square? Cowadunga starts on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 4 p.m. Tickets are $10 to purchase, and if the cow patty lands on your square, you win $1,000! Each ticket can also be redeemed for one free hot dog and soda. For more info or to purchase tickets, please call 674-4140.McWest Glades fundraiserWest Glades School teachers will be working at the LaBelle McDonalds on Monday, Jan. 30, from 4-8 p.m. to raise mone y for West Glades School Science program. Come lend your support! School Briefs

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Keep the numbers of these locally owned businesses on hand for all of your service and shopping needs. Check up on your health with this guide to local health and medical services. Remember, preventive care measures such as routine physical examinations and screening tests can help you avoid illness and injury down the road. DON'T LET PAIN INTERFERE WITH LIFE!!!!LaBelle Chiropractic ClinicKyle Studley D.C.Over 30 years in LaBelle € Neck & Back Pain € X-rays € Neurologist on staff 45 Bryan Ave.€ LaBelle, Fl 33935(863) 675-3427 5 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012 by Pat DobbinsEvery year during the holidays, many people think about the hunger issue in our county. Boxes for food donations appear at the entry and exit doors of many of ces and agencies. The thought of someone going hungry during the holidays and the reality that children might not have a family meal inspired many Hendry County Health Department employees to dig deeper into their pockets and their pantries to help local families. Through the initiative of the Healthy Start program, the health department was able to help 36 families this holiday season. Healthy Start staff members worked hard to gather and deliver food to families that may not be able to access the local food pantries. Many of these families do not have transportation to travel back and forth to get the services and help they need. There are lots of families in our community that are struggling to make ends meet. More and more "regular" people with jobs are nding themselves in need of assistance. Any one of us could nd ourselves in that situation some day. Community hunger remains an issue for those who have no transportation. Sometimes it does "take a village" to help folks in need. Fighting hungerSubmitted photo/ Pat DobbinsPeggy Baxter and Gracie Urias from the Hendry County Health Department – Healthy Start Program loading up one of many boxes of food to be delivered to folks in need It's another citywide Treasure and Trash Sale January 28 a chance for locals to buy and sell items great and small. Residents can set up "yard sales" at local business parking lots for free (with business owners' permission). Maps of the sale sites will be available at Barron Park beginning at 7 a.m. that day. (Deadline to be placed on the map is January 23. Cost $10.) You can also put up tables at Farmers Market in Barron Park to sell fresh produce and home made items. Come to the yummy pancake breakfast that morning, put on by the LaBelle Chamber of Commerce pancakes, sausage, coffee and orange juice $7.Night on the TownThe chamber is also planning LaBelle's Night on the Town for Tuesday, February 21. W atch for this great opportunity to socialize with your neighbors and check out local businesses and organizations. The event will take place on Fort Thompson Avenue between Bridge Street and Main Street from 5-8 p.m. See what is happening in your City of LaBelle! Booths are free to Chamber members; non-members booth fee is $100 and includes a one-year membership in the Chamber. Food, networking and fun for all! For more information and registration please call 863-675-0125. Also keep an eye open for a great March with special chamber activities including the annual giveaway on March 10 and the Big O Birding Festival that month, put on in conjunction with the Audubon Society. STA-5 tours are becoming the place to bird in Florida. Marvel at roseate spoonbills, white pelicans, purple gallinules, swallow-tailed kites and more on these tours. For information on the Big O Birding Festival you can Sara at 675-0125. Call the chamber:Treasure and Trash, Farmers Market and birding outings

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H 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 N O T I C E O F C H A N G E T O C O D E O F O R D I N A N C E S C O N C E R N I N G P A I N M M A N A G E M E N T C L I N I C S The Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida proposes to adopt the following by ordinance: A N O R D I N A N C E O F T H E 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 F L O R I D A A M E N D I N G T H E L A N D D D E V E L O P M E N T C O D E S P E C I F I C A L L Y S E C T I O N 1 5 3 2 2 L A N D U S E C L A S S I F I C A T I O N S T A B L E 5 3 1 T A B L E O F U S S E R E G U L A T I O N S S E C T I O N 1 5 3 3 8 P A I N M A N A G E M E N T C L I N I C S A N D C R E A T I N G S E C T I O N 1 5 3 6 1 8 G O V E R N I N G G P A I N M A N A G E M E N T C L I N I C S ; P R O V I D I N G F O R S E V E R A B I L I T Y ; P R O V I D I N G F O R C O N F L I C T S O F L A W ; P R O V I D I N G F O O R C O D I F I C A T I O N I N C L U S I O N I N C O D E A N D S C R I V E N E R S E R R O R S ; A N D P R O V I D I N G A N E F F E C T I V E D A T E A public hearing on the ordinance will be held before the Local Planning Agency of Hendry County on February 8, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida. A public hearing on the ordinance will be held before the Board of County Commissioners on February 14, 2012, at 5:05 p.m. in the Commission Room, Clewiston City Hall, 115 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida, to consider the recommendation of the Local Planning Agency and to discuss the ordinance. All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter discussed at such hearing, 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. A copy of the proposed Ordinance is available for inspection on weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Office of the County Attorney, 110 Broward Avenue, LaBelle, Florida.Orvell Howard, Chair Hendry County Local Planning Agency Tristan Chapman, Chairman Hendry County Board of County Commissioners 6 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012 Christine M. Howard White, 73LABELLE — Christine “Christel” M. Howard W hite, age 73, of LaBelle passed away Sunday, J an. 22, 2012, in LaBelle. Christine M. White was born Aug. 25, 1938, in St. Wendell, Germany. She is the daughter of the late Karl and the late Martha (Manz) Hey. She is survived by her husband, Dewitt White; one son, Leroy Howard of LaBelle; three daughters, Donna (Neal) Bower of Lehigh Acres, Carline Kenney of Bartow, Tammy (Fred) Landrum of LaBelle; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three step-sons, Ronnie White, Don W hite, and Dennis White, all from Tennessee; uncle, August Hey of Germany; aunt, Else Dietrick of Germany; and many cousins in Germany. She was preceded in death by husband, Morris “Mock” Lee Howard. A graveside service was 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Fort Denaud Cemetery, 1170 Cemetery Road, LaBelle, with Chaplain Don Goodwin of ciating. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home LaBelle.Glenn MickeyLABELLE — Glenn Mickey, passed away Jan. 10, 2012, at Hope Hospice in Ft. Myers after a long illness. Glenn was born in Beaver Falls, Pa., on July 25, 1931. Glenn served in the Air Force. He and his wife have been in LaBelle for the last 21 years and in Hendry County sine 1982. He is survived by his wife, Reggetta Mickey; one son, Richard Shaner and his wife Gretchen; two grandsons. He was preceded in death by a son, George Mickey in 2006. A memorial service will be held Jan. 29, 2012, at the First Christian Church of LaBelle at Ford and Lee Streets at 1 p.m. There will be a Masonic Service proceeding the church service with Godie Fore presiding. Pastor William Maddox will preside over the church service. Obituaries Free car washIn keeping with their mission to serve the community, Healing Waters Family Life Center will hold a free car wash Sunday, Jan. 29, (Please note the correct date.) from 10:1511:45 a.m. at the church parking lot, corner of SR 80 and Birchwood Parkway, Refreshments will be served while you are waiting. For further information call 234-1477. On the fth Sunday monthly Healing Waters worships by doing service in the community. A ttention GideonsPrayer breakfast every Saturday at Big V Restaurant, 7 a.m.First Baptist to celebrate 100 yearsMembers and friends of First Baptist are invited to join our celebration of our 100 y ears and what God has done for us! Please RSVP by going to our church page on Facebook. Friday Night Fellowship-Reunion Dinner Friday, February 10, 5:30 p.m. Saturday Night Generational Gospel Sing Saturday, February 11, 6:30 p.m. Sunday Anniversary Celebration Sunday, February 12, 10 a.m. Dr. John Sullivan, the Executive Director of the Florida Baptist Convention, will bring the message and a special offering will be taken to pay off the new education building. Dinner on the grounds follows the service. We are in still need of old pictures or news paper clippings from 1912 through the ‘60s. W e have a pretty good collection from the ‘70s to the present. If anyone has some pictures or clippings that they would share with us please bring them to the church of ce or email them to the church at church@fbclabelle.org. If you any questions, please give us a call at 863-675-2171. You are welcome to look at photos on the church’s facebook page.Judgment HouseFirst Baptist Church of LaBelle have set the dates for Judgement House March 9, 10, 11. This year’s Judgement House is entitled Finally Forgiven, an amazing true story of Tragedy and forgiveness. This story will be told in eight scenes. This event is open to the public and groups can make reservations by calling the church of ce at 675-2171. If you would like more information about Judgement House, please call Preston Long, Jr. at the church or check out the church Web site at www.fbclabelle.org.Worship service at Port LaBelle InnArtie and Dora Carnes are no longer associated with “The Glades RV Resort.” They continue to direct “Christian Contender Ministries” and they are beginning a Worship Service at The Port LaBelle Inn each Sunday 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. They had been conducting a worship service at “The Glades” and the attendance grew to over 100 during the heat of the tourist season.Openings at First Baptist preschoolThe First Baptist Preschool of LaBelle has childcare openings in the nursery and toddler programs. They take children in their nursery starting from six weeks. The preschool is a ministry of the First Baptist Church and is located at 330 North Main St., LaBelle. Please call Tara Sherrod at 675-2171 ext. 105 for more information. Church Briefs

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Other Items of Interest: CHECK IT OUT! WHO INTERNATIONAL GOLD, SILVER & DIAMOND BUYERS WHAT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC TO SELL THEIR GOLD, SILVER, DIAMONDS & TREASURES WHERE PORT LABELLE INN 1563 OXBOW DRIVE LABELLE, FL 33935 WHEN JAN. 31ST FEB 4TH NEXT TUES…FRI 9AM…6PM NEXT SATURDAY 9AM…4PMDIRECTIONS 863.675.4411 INFORMATION 217.787.7767 By Debi Lambert STAFF WRITER LaBelle -area residents are in for a rare treat when the International Gold, Silver and Diamond Buyers (IGSDB) host an event here next week, from January 31st February 4th, at the Port LaBelle Inn The company has identied this region as prime territory for purchasing your precious metals„especially gold and silver. The IGSDB estimates that local residents have millions of dollars worth of valuables that they no longer need or want. That is where the IGSDB comes in„they specialize in buying those items from local sellers in the U.S., Canada and Europe. Items like gold coins, scrap gold, sterling silver and tea sets also diamond rings are in high demand right now, and IGSDB is purchasing massive quantities of them on behalf of their global network of collectors, dealers and reneries. Currently on an international tour, IGSDB has included LaBelle on its list of stops for next week. Residents are urged to mark their calendar for this special opportunity to meet oneon-one with gold, silver and diamond specialists. Because of IGSDBs low overhead, extensive resources and massive volume, the company is often able to pay out more than other dealers and retailers. Many customers are surprised at how much they are offered for seemingly small amounts. I had two bent herringbone necklaces, a class ring, and some outdated earrings that I brought to a show. I walked out with $425 in less than 15 minutes,Ž said a satised guest. Providing an economic boost to each region it visits, the IGSDB projects to pay out $350,000 at each event„a testament to the high volume of items they purchase and the prime prices being paid. Offers are made based on rarity, numismatic value, condition and market value. Company spokesman Matthew Enright says, We just paid $4,700 for a loose 1.25„carat diamond. Our mission is to pay local residents on the spot for sterling silverware, ne jewelry, coins and precious metals„especially silver and gold.Ž The company has seen a huge inux of gold lately. Customers have been scrambling to cash into the record-high value of gold,Ž adds Enright. For those who are unsure if their items are genuine gold or silver, or simply costume, company will test it for free. The best strategy is to bring all items to the show for a free evaluation from our specialists. It always amazes me how a small handful of gold and silver can turn into hundreds of dollars in just a few moments. We test, weigh, and buy items right on the spot,Ž Enright says. At a recent show, a small„town dentist had a nice pay day. I have been collecting dental gold for years from patients who didnt want their extracted teeth. It really added up„my check is for over $31,000!Ž While most people dont have buckets of dental gold at their ngertips, they do have $750 worth of scrap gold scattered throughout their homes or mismatched earrings. In addition to scrap gold, ne jewelry and diamonds, coins are a big hit. Offers will be made on all coins dated 1965 and earlier„gold coins, silver, silver dollars, half dollars, quarters, nickels and dimes. Enright explains, U.S. coins made before 1970 are worth more than their legal tender amount because they contain 90% silver. Rare dates and mint marks can make them even more valuable. We recently paid $78,000 for an amazing coin collection. One couple brought in a rusty coffee can lled with silver coins, sawdust, and a dead spider. The can had been in the basement for years. We were happy to send them home with a check for more than $700!Ž LaBelle -area residents should start collecting their valuables now to bring to the free event, which runs next Tuesday Saturday Deals will be made and money will be paid on the spot. Attendance is expected to be high, but no appointment is needed. Enright encourages everyone to take advantage of this special opportunity to meet directly with specialists from the International Gold, Silver and Diamond Buyers. He concludes, Its a great chance for people to cash in their old diamonds, jewelry, coins and scrap gold. This is a sellers market, so dont miss out!Ž PAID ADVERTISEMENTInternational Gold, Silver and Diamond Buyers Paying on the Spot for Valuables Next Week in LaBelle! Costume & Gold Jewelry Silver Gold Coins Wrist & Pocket Watches Military Items Scrap Gold & Silver Diamonds a n ic e f rom de d n t 7 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012

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8 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012 Submitted photo/ Cliff AveryNew Community Women’s Bible StudyA new community women’s Bible study will begin this month for the books of rst and second Peter. The study will be at LaBelle Assembly of God 123 Fraser Ave. and is taught by Kathy Avery every Friday at noon. A variety of churches are represented and every lady is welcome to this wonderful time of fellowship and friendship. LaBelle Assembly of God is located across from the Edward Upthegrove Elementary School. For more information call 675-0900 and ask for Kathy. They will be looking forward to seeing you there. Pictured Barbara Costa, First Christian Church, Alethea Mayhew, First Christian Church, Delma Gregory, Our Lady Queen of Heaven Roman Catholic Church, Joni Mobley, First Christian Church, Kathy Avery, LaBelle Assembly of God, Fran Switzer, First Christian Church, Kelly Beardsley, LaBelle Assembly of God, Ruth Callin, First Christian, Shirley Causseauux, First Baptist Church, Martha Way, Caloosa Baptist Church, Sylvia Flipse, LaBelle Baptist Temple. As movie-goers watch the stars of The Big Year in their quest to count birds, some may be motivated to try the hobby for the rst time. The annual Great Backyard Bird Count is the perfect opportunity. The event is hosted by Audubon, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Canadian partner Bird Studies Canada. The results provide a snapshot of the whereabouts of more than 600 bird species. Anyone can participate in this free event and no registration is needed. Watch and count birds for at least 15 minutes on any day of the count, February 17-20, 2012. Enter your results at www.birdcount.org, w here you can watch as the tallies grow across the continent. The four-day count typically records more than 10 million observations. If you don't have internet access, copies of the tally sheet may be requested by calling Hendry-Glades Audubon at 863-674-0695. The completed GBBC tally sheets may be mailed to: Cornell Lab of Ornithology, 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca NY 14850. Please mark GBBC on the outside of the env elope. All data needs to be received before March 1, 2012. The GBBC Web site provides helpful hints for identifying birds. Participants can compare results from their town or region with others, as checklists pour in from throughout the U.S. and Canada. They can also view bird photos taken by others during the count and send in their own digital images for the online photo gallery and contest. Photographer Ken Corregan was at top winner for his photos taken at STA5 south of Clewiston, He placed rst in Group Photos taken at STA5 in 2009 and fth in Group Photos in 2011. Through a partnership with South Florida Water Management District Hendry-Glades Audubon has received permission to conduct public tours at Stormwater Treatment Area 5 (STA5) on Feb.18, 19 and 20. To sign up for an STA5 public tour during the GBBC Feb. 18, 19 or 20, send an email to Margaret England, at sta5birding@embarqmail.com with your name and contact information, including an emergency cell number for the tour day, the date you prefer to attend, and the number of participants in your party. You may also leave a message at (863) 674-0695 or (863) 517-0202. The ten cities in all 50 states in the U.S. and from all ten provinces and three territories of Canada reporting the highest bird GBBC will be listed on the National Audubon Society's Great Backyard Bird Count Web site. Clewiston has been in the top ten for the number of birds reported in 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008 with only 20-30 tallies being reported. Volunteers are needed to report tallies from communities in Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee County. Join the fun and help track the locations of wintering and resident birds. 15th annual count takes place Feb. 17-20

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N N O T I C E O F P R O P O S E D L A R G E S C A L E C O M P R E H E N S I V E P L A N A M E N D M E N T P U B L I C H E A R I N G S Notice is hereby given that the Local Planning Agency of Hendry County (LPA) will conduct a public hearing on the proposed amendment to the Hendry County Comprehensive Plan. The hearing will take place on F e b r u a r y 8 2 0 1 2 a t 6 : 0 0 p m at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave, LaBelle, Florida. The LPA will determine if the amendment is consistent with the Hendry County Comprehensive Plan. The recommendations of the Local Planning Agency will be made to the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) for final consideration at a public hearing. The BCC will consider whether or not they wish to transmit the proposed amendment to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. This hearing will be held on F e b r u a r y 2 8 2 0 1 2 a t 5 : 0 5 p m the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave, LaBelle, Florida. A p p l i c a t i o n t i t l e : Western Oxbow Mixed Use District A p p l i c a n t : : Hendry County Board of County Commissioners A g e n t : Ms. Margaret Perry, AICP, WilsonMiller Stantec R e q u e s t : The applicant is requesting to change the Future Land Use Element Text and Map of the Hendry County Comprehensive Plan to create a new land use designation to be known as the Western Oxbow Mixed Use District. All interested parties are invited to appear and be heard. Oral and written comments will be accepted. Copies of the proposed amendment are available for inspection at the Hendry County Planning and Zoning Department, 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, FL between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and at the Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners' office, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, FL between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 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. Any questions pertaining to these documents should be directed to the Planning and Zoning Department, either by phone (863-675-5240), email (scatala@hendryfla.net), U.S. mail (P. O. Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975) or by fax (863674-4194). Orvell Howard, Chair Hendry County Local Planning Agency Tristan Chapman, Chairman Hendry County Board of County Commissioners 9 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012 Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantThird grade winnersPictured from left: Katie Williamson, Leyton Spencer, rst place; Lane Murray, second place; Nicholas Alonzo, third place; and Ian Mour eld, honorable mention Lisa Allen of CenterState Bank. CenterState provided the backboards for the displays. Fourth grade winnersPictured from left: Tina Hernandez, Cutter Cochran, rst place, Boe Walker, second place; Kurt Holt, third grade; Nalani Gonzalez, honorable mention and Lisa Allen of CenterState Bank. Fifth grade winnersPictured from Left: Fred Hubbard; Stephan Howard, rst place and most scienti c method; Tyler Vahle, second place and most original idea; Jordyn Perkins, third place; Teaghan Harvey, honorable mention; Jada Alderman, most artistic; and Lisa Allen of CenterState Bank. CenterState provided the display boards for the science fair. LES Science fair winners

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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 10 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012 On December 27-30, 2011, Austin Garcia, a junior at LHS competed in the National Power Showcase Home Run Derby and inaugural Babe Ruth Classic baseball game at Chase Field, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, in Phoenix, Arizona. A highlight of the Babe Ruth Classic, in which Austin played rst base for the American team, came when Austin hit a three-run triple. The powerful 6'0", 215 pound right-handed hitter just missed a grand slam, hitting it to the warning track in left eld. On the day of the derby Austin was fortunate enough to hit one out of the park that measured 427' for his Home Runs That Help partner Angel Fuentes, a third grader of Country Oaks Elementary. Austin describes his whole experience as a once in a lifetime dream to represent his home state and he is already looking forward to this year's event, which will be held at the new Miami Marlin's Stadium. From Austin: I would like rst of all thank my parents, family and friends for all the support that you have given me to keep me motivated. To LaBelle High School, Mr. Harris and LaBelle Recreation Board for supporting me in a lifetime goal such as the Power Showcase. Thanks to those who made my fundraiser a success by either buying/selling tickets or helping out that day. Also to those who took the time to cheer me on by watching the event online. To everyone that had faith in me and believed I could reach my goals. Last but not least to my coach, mentor and friend Coach Dunbar, who went out of his way to make sure I was ready to participate in the event. I give thanks to you. I am more than proud to represent LHS and LaBelle in anything I do and will continue to do so by participating in the 7th Annual Power Showcase this year which will be held in Florida. Thanks again for all the support and contributions. Yours in Baseball, Austin Garcia Garcia hits one out of the park in national derby Submitted photo/ Kevin LutkenhausFighting for a cureThe Cowgirl Basketball team’s “Shoot for a Cure” was a success! The second annual event, designed to continually keep the ght against cancer on the forefront, raised $1,452 in a 2-night event at LaBelle High School. Thanks to our sponsor, John and Sue Benkert of CPR Tools, all proceeds at the door went to cancer research, including our 50/50 drawing. The Cowgirls lost a tough 61-16 game to the Dunbar Tigers, a 17-1 team, but the event was a huge success. The team canvassed the town on January 6, and received many pledges from our local businesses. Special thanks to LaBelle Family Florist for donating roses, and the cancer survivors that were recognized at halftime. We are proud to have a community that is involved in school events, and that supports great causes. If you want to make a contribution to the cause, you can send a check to LaBelle High School, 4050 Cowboy Way, LaBelle, FL 33935, ATTN: Shoot for a Cure. Pictured are the Cowgirls Basketball Team with Sponsor, John Benkert of CPR Tools. Thank you to: New Horizons Real Estate, Charlan Howard, Ragin Graphics, Florida Real Estate, Vicky’s Lunch Box, Phillips Air Conditioning, River District Limo, Fox and Ramunni PA, La Excelente Health Foods, Mel and Patty Brant, Alex Musta Don’s Steakhouse, Alderman Land Clearing and Development, Florida Sod Inc., Gunter Furniture Inc., DBA Badcock Home Furnishings, LaBelle Dodge, April Qualls, Wes or Leslie Mathis, Nisbet Enterprises, Inc., Barbara Butler, Phil Pelletier, Beverly Thompson, Patson Beverage, Salon Eight Four, Orlandino Gutierrez, Joe Timm, Jeremy Kennedy, Matt Yeomans, Sissy’s Place, Joshua Parrish, Cory Sands Travel, Southern Divas, Double Image Salon, Mary Jo Wilson, Judy Taylor, Charla Longnecker. Ron Zimmerly, Gail Pelletier, Pam Dunnaway, Gisella and Juan Maldonado, Quality 1 Auto Sales, Elvia Rodriquez, Nuttin Fancy, Kevin Nelson Hendry County Sheriff’s Of ce, Edward Bettlay Wendys, Melissa Villareal, Carolyn Ford, Aynun Kaki J J Pharmacy, Robyn and Dave Blake. Submitted photo/ Donna MeisterLittle champBaron Meister, grandson of Donna and Don Meister and son of Donnie and Joy Meister of Deer eld Beach, recently competed in the Strider Bike Race Invitationals in Sarasota, an international race for both boys and girls. Eighteen countries were represented with Japan’s contestants the big winners in all age divisions. Divisions were for ages, 2, 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Baron won the rst race he entered in West Palm Beach in the summertime and was invited to the Sarasota race. Strider bikes have no pedals, but require balance just like a regular bicycle. Ellis Johnson 19 comes up short for Cowboys On Saturday, January 21, Ellis Johnson had the hot hand at Lemon Bay in the second half comeback attempt. Johnson hit ve three point shots to erase a Manta Ray 12 point lead. Johnson also added 3 rebounds and three steals and an assist. Braxton Ford added 12 points to the cause that came up short. The Cowboys play at home January 28, and February 3 and 4. Senior Day will be held on February 4 before the game scheduled at 2:30. Please come out and support our Seniors on this special day .Jean Baptist leads Cowboys against Tigers On Thursday, January 19, the LaBelle Cowboys basketball team defeated the Clewiston Tigers 44-42 in a defensive struggle. Andrew Jean Baptist led all Cowboys in scoring. Jean Baptist scored 13 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Cowboys bac k from a 6 point half time de cit. Braxton Ford added 12 points. Tyler O'Ferrell played a solid defensive night with 6 steals and 5 assists. While Ellis Johnson and Alton Burton added key three point shots to aid in the offensive comeback. Cowboys tame Tigers, fall to Manta Rays Submitted photo/ Jose GarciaAustin with event president Bryan Dominico and brother Jose.

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11 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012 Try out for Little LeagueAll children league ages 6-16 need to attend at least one try-out for Little League season. If your child was on a Major or Junior team last year and is not moving up this y ear they do not have to attend try-outs. Try outs will be held at Davis Pratt Park on the following days: Friday, January 27, 5-9 p.m. Saturday, January 28, 9 a.m.-12 and 1-4 p.m. Drafts will be held February 3 and 4 and y our child should receive a phone call from his/her coach that week. Opening Ceremonies will be Saturday, March 3, at Davis Pratt Park. We will sell chicken/rib dinners.Free hunter safety courseThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will host a free hunter safety course Saturday, Jan. 28, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Students will learn about hunting laws, safe gun handling and hunter ethics/responsibility, among other topics, before taking the nal test. The course also includes live- ring instruction on a shooting range. The course is at the Hendry County Sheriff's Of ce Shooting Range, between Clewiston and LaBelle, 0.7 miles down Witt Road off State Road 80, 9 miles west of U.S. 27. Take the rst road east of the Pioneer Shell Gas Station. You may sign up by calling the FWC's South Region of ce at 561-625-5122 or going to MyFWC.com/HunterSafety. People seeking certi cation must successfully complete the online portion of the course prior to taking the classroom course. To receive certi cation, bring a printed copy of the nal Web report to the FWC classroom course on Jan. 28. The Web report does not need to be notarized. Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must pass an approved hunter safety course in order to purchase a Florida hunting license. Parents or legal guardians must accompany children under 16 years of age to all classes. To participate in the live- re exercises, children under 18 years old must present a parental release form signed by a parent or legal guardian.Attention shotgun shootersCaloosa Sports Shooters is having a fun bene t shoot to improve the range Saturday, Jan. 28, 8:30 a.m. till shooting is nished. Cost $20 per shooter gets one round of skeet (25 shots), one round of trap (25 shots) and pulled pork lunch. Non-shooters lunch will be $7. Lunch will be served at noon. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded for the top three shooters in each of the A, B, C and Novice classes. A trophy will be awarded to the overall winner. Test your shooting skills at the Wobble Trap $5 for 25 targets. There will be a 5-/50 drawing must be present to win. For more information please contact David Alexander at 863-675-0500 or Ed Kuntz at 863-675-6432. Bring your own safety gear and ammo. Sports Shorts Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantSweet fun at COESCountry Oaks Elementary students got a special treat Friday the 13th. Thanks to the World’s Finest Chocolate company, the kids got a glimpse of the world’s biggest chocolate bar 12,190 pounds of sweet fun. The travelling multimedia display featured the Guinness World Record holding chocolate bar. The bar was created by World’s Finest Chocolate as an example of “portion distortion” and the centerpiece of a travelling multimedia display that teaches children about eating right and staying t. The bar measures 21 feet long, 3 feet high and is 4 feet wide. Students learned an exercise dance choreographed for the tour and were encouraged to “Think Big, Eat Smart.”™

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Cancer survivors support group to meetPlease join local cancer survivors for their rst 2012 meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 10-11:30 a.m. at Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida, Inc. Any questions you can reach Janet at 239-425-5642 or Erika at 239-349-1488.Old Timers tickets availableTickets for this year's 17th annual Old Timers Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 23, will be available at the LaBelle Heritage Museum's February program meeting at LaBelle City Hall on Thursday, Feb. 2. The cost is still $15 only a ticket and Cassie Williams will once again be our caterer. Plan on bringing your checkbook to the February meeting if you have not already renewed your LaBelle Heritage Museum dues for 2012 or purchased your tickets to the 2012 Old Timers Dinner. You can also get OTD tickets from Sara Townsend at the Greater LaBelle Chamber of Commerce on East Hickpochee Avenue (SR 80).Homebuyer workshopThe Empowerment Alliance of Southw est Florida and Florida Community Bank w ill present a Homebuyer Workshop Saturday, Jan. 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. This w orkshop will give prospective homebuyers a comprehensive understanding of: Readiness to Buy A Home How to Obtain Financing Responsibilities of Home Ownership Budgeting Credit Scores & Ways to Improve Them Selecting a Home Protecting your Investment Class Location Dallas Townsend Ag Building, 1085 Pratt Blvd LaBelle. Registration is limited so register early by calling Angela Johnson at (239)6583325.Clogging workshopThe Country Rhythm Clogging Workshop will be presented January 27, 28 at the LaBelle Civic Center. The theme is Winter W onderland. Instructors will be Anne Lanier, Sandy Smallwood, Anita McClure, Jamie Conn, Andy Howard, Jesse Whitman and Dee Gallina. January 27 7-10 p.m. January 28 9 a.m. -5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Clogger registration is $20 in advance, $25 at the door; Spectators $5 in advance, $6 at the door. Come by to watch or join in on the fun. Cloggers from the US and Canada will be there, so drop by and see what it's all about.Register for car showThe South Central Florida Car Club w ould like to announce that registration is now open for the 6th Annual Legends of the Road Super Cruise and Show. The show is open to all makes, models and years of cars and trucks. The show will be held on February 25 starting at 9 a.m. Vehicles will be staged on Ft. Thompson Ave. There will be multiple trophies awarded in numerous categories. Door prizes will be given away. Register early to guarantee your spot. Applications can be found on line at www.swampcabbagefestival.org or by calling 863-634-1791 or 863-234-8343. Registrations can also taken at the Hot Rides and Hot Dogs in the Park on February 21 from 5-8 p.m. at Baron Park in LaBelle. So polish up that ride and join us for a great day.Wild game dinnerThe First Christian Church Disciples' Men will host their annual Wild Game Dinner Extravaganza. The local woods will be bare not bear because the game will be part of a deliciously prepared feast. Every kind of wild meat will meet you there, on a platter. One visit is all it takes to make you a repeat customer. The meal will include a huge variety of meat, baked potatoes, baked beans, cole slaw, rolls and dessert for a suggested donation of $10. It will be on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 5-7 p.m. The church is located at the corner of Lee and Ford Streets, two blocks behind Badcock Furniture. We look forward to seeing you for this one of a kind dinner. For more information call 863-675-1356.MCA events for JanuaryJanuary 28: Country Jam Session and Pot Luck Dinner at 6 p.m. All events are open to the public and will be held at the Muse Community Center Bldg. on Loblolly Bay Road (Hwy. 720) Come out for a fun evening and meeting your neighbors. For further information call 863-674-0467.Scholarship garage saleBeta Sigma Phi will have a garage sale Jan. 28 from 8 a.m.-noon at 950 No. SR 29. Proceeds will bene t Beta Sigma Phi's scholarship fund.Legion sh fryCome to the American Legion Post 130 Fish Fry every Friday night 5-7 p.m. The post is located at 699 SR 80W.Humane society yard saleThe Caloosa Humane Society is holding a giant yard sale Saturday, Jan. 28, 8 am.-1 p.m. Many new items and furniture. They also need donations of saleable items. All proceeds go directly to bene t the animals at the shelter. The yard sale will be behind the LaBelle Auction Co., 390 N. Bridge St. For more information call 675-0997.Memorial bricks still availableOrder a memorial brick to honor a special veteran in your life. The bricks are laid at the new Veterans Park to commemorate those who have done so much for our freedom. Bricks are $100 each and applications are available at American Legion Post 130.Searching for Gold Star MothersThe traveling Viet Nam Wall, a replica o f the original in Washington, DC., will be in Fort Myers Thursday, Jan. 25-29 at the Lee County Sports Complex. Events are free and open to the public. A special ceremony will honor Gold Star Mothers those who have suffered the ultimate price when they lost a son or daughter in one of America's con icts. Mothers o f any Hendry/Glades area serviceman killed in Vietnam are being sought to be recognized at the event. Anyone with information on local Gold Star Mothers from any of America's wars is asked to contact Donna Gerber at 239-5656784 or donnagerber@avtt.org. Dessert auctionFirst Baptist Church of LaBelle invites you to a Dessert Auction for Relay For Life on Friday, Jan. 27, at 6 p.m. in our new education building at 330 North Main Street, LaBelle. Mayor Paul Puletti will be the auctioneer for the evening. All proceeds will bene t the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Come, see what all the fuss is about, sponsor a great charity, and enjoy delicious desserts, too. Samples will be provided prior to the auction. Dessert forms are available in the church of ce if you wish to donate a dessert for the cause. WINTER SEMESTER 2011-2012LABELLEADULT& COMMUNITYSCHOOL4050 COWBOYWAY• LABELLE, FL 33935 (863) 612-0706Beginning January 4, 2012 thru March 30, 2012 Basic and High School CompletionTuition (Check or Money Order) CourseCourse NumberDaysBegin DateEnd DateTimeResident TuitionNon Resident TuitionTeacherBldg/Rm ABE9900004-211Mon-Fri01/04/1203/30/128:00am-11:00am$30.00$120.00Mr. CrebsPort # 99-121 ABE9900004-212Mon-Fri01/04/1203/30/1212:00pm-3:00pm$30.00$120.00Mr. CrebsPort # 99-121 Ged Prep9900026-211Mon-Fri01/04/1203/30/128:00am-11:00am$30.00$120.00Mr. CrebsPort # 99-121 Ged Prep9900026-212Mon-Fri01/04/1203/30/1212:00pm-3:00pm$30.00$120.00Mr. CrebsPort # 99-121 Night-Time ClassesTuition (Check or Money Order) CourseCourse NumberDaysBegin DateEnd DateTimeResident TuitionNon Resident TuitionTeacherBldg/Rm ABE9900004-213Mon& Wed01/09/1203/28/126:00pm-9:00pm$30.00$120.00Ms.JonesLHS-15-012 ABE9900004-214T.B.A.T.B.A.T.B.A.6:00pm-9:00pm$30.00$120.00T.B.A.T.B.A. Ged Prep9900026-213Mon& Wed01/09/1203/28/126:00pm-9:00pm$30.00$120.00Ms. JonesLHS-15-012 Ged Prep9900026-214T.B.A.T.B.A.T.B.A.6:00pm-9:00pm$30.00$120.00T.B.A.T.B.A. ESOL9900040-211Mon& Wed01/09/1203/28/126:00pm-9:00pm$30.00$120.00Ms. AlanizLHS-15-012 Continuing Workforce Education ClassesTuition (Check or Money Order) CourseCourse NumberDaysBegin DateEnd DateTimeResident TuitionNon Resident TuitionTeacherBldg/Rm Sub TeacherE91010P-211T.B.A.T.B.A.T.B.A.T.B.A.$95.00$185.00T.B.A.T.B.A.Registration fees will be collected at time of enrollment and are non-refundable.Other classes may be offered provided sufficient enrollment. Counseling and tutoring are available. For more information on classes and registration, please call (863) 612-0706 or (863) 674-4118. LABELLE ADULT & COMMUNITY SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION. WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE IN REGARD TO RACE, RELIGION, AGE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY. 12 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012 Community Briefs

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The Kiwanis Key Club Members made dolls recently intended for distribution to y oung children who are sick and in need of comfort or who may just need a “buddy” or a “friend”. The dolls are given to the United W ay for distribution. The project required Key Club members to hand-sew, which can be a challenge for some who never had the opportunity to even thread a needle prior to this project. In step one, the materials are cut from colorful fabrics, step two the dolls are stuffed, and step three the nishing touches are added to the dolls. The dolls are small and soft and can be very comforting to a child that is feeling sad, frightened or in pain. Tracy Nobles, Kiwanis member and Key Club leader, said it was fun to work with the Key Club-High School Students on this doll project “It was really awesome and really successful,” Nobles said. “I can’t speak for everyone, but it seemed like we all liked it and we hope that the dolls make a difference in a child’s life.” “The Kiwanis Club is an international organization of volunteers dedicated to changing lives one child and one community at a time.” LABELLE AREA REAL ESTATE Riverside Real Estate45 South Riverview Street LaBelle, FL 33935863-675-2718 S SEHA B L AES P A O L€ Marilyn Sears … Lic. Real Estate Broker Great Investment! This 3Br/2Ba Home is priced to sell at $ $ 3 0 0 0 0 Needs TLC! Residential Home w/Commercial Zoningƒ fronting on Hwy 29 $ 4 7 0 0 0 2Br/2Ba Beautifully maintained condo plus available dock space for lease. $ 6 4 0 0 0 M A N U F A C T U R E D H O M E S $ 2 8 0 0 0 3/2 Mobile home located in Ortona. $ 2 8 0 0 0 Mobile home, needs TLC. 3/2 on 1 ac. $ 4 0 0 0 0 Single wide on 5 acres horse stalls/barn. Completely fenced and two round pens. $ 5 7 9 0 0 3/2 MH on 2.44 ac. with work shop. $ 6 9 9 0 0 3/2 in Moore Haven Yacht Club 1200 Sq Ft. $ 8 5 0 0 0 3/2 MH on 5 ac. in Muse w/deck &detached garage. $ 1 8 4 9 0 0 Spectacular custom manufactured home on the water with river/lake access in Moore Haven. H O M E S $ 6 8 9 0 0 Adorable furnished unit in the Villas @ Port LaBelle. $ 7 9 9 0 0 Bank owned 3/2, huge oak filled lot with mother-in-law apartment. $ 8 0 0 0 0 Country home on acreage. Fenced property with five stall barn. Located in Glades County. $ 1 3 2 5 0 0 Clewiston home, 4/2 w/new in-ground pool, wood flooring &more. $ 1 5 9 0 0 0 Beautiful 2 story home on 1 acre. 4/3 with additional bonus room. Property has irrigation and many more features. E X E C U T I V E H O M E S $ 1 6 5 0 0 0 2BR/2BA pool home w/fantastic riverviews. Attached workshop. $ 2 2 5 0 0 0 Superior two story, recently remodeled, wood floors, kitchen & baths redone in 2010 on 2.5 acs. Boat docks permitted. Ranchettes S/D. $ 2 6 5 0 0 0 5/4 custom home. Completely fenced with lots of privacy. On 19.35 ac. $ 2 8 7 5 0 0 Historical home built in the 1920’s in the heart of LaBelle on 1 ac. 6BR/2BA $ 3 9 9 0 0 0 Beautiful Riverbend Estates home with long range riverviews. Very unique layout. Club amenities. Boat dock included. $ 4 9 5 0 0 0 Alva Horse Ranch, 3/2.5 BA, horse barn &workshop. On 9 acres. 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 TERRIBANKYLIC. REALESTATEBROKERASSOCIATES:SHARYWECKWERTH, STEPHANIEWEATHERFORD, SANDRAALEXANDER, LISAANDREWS, ROXIECISNEROS& STACYSTEVENSUNDER CONTRACT C H E C K O U T O U R W A T E R F R O N T H O M E S O N L I N E HOMES € Immacualte 3/2.5 two story home in desireable Caloosa Harbor Subdivision. Spacious master suite, seperate family room, living room, upgraded kitchen cabinets and granite countertops. $210,000. € Truly a gem! 1997 3/2 CBS home located in one of LaBelles most desirable neighborhoods. Open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, in ground pool w/screen. $165,500. € Custom built 2008 3/2 on 1+/acre located near schools and shopping. Move in ready condition. $124,000. € Corporate owned 5 BD/3.5Ba located in the City of LaBelle. Close to schools and shopping. $119,900. € Centrally located in LaBelle, close to everything. Zoned B-1 $115,000. € Country getaway! Well maintained 2.5 acres with 3/2 home with tile floor, new kitchen cabinets and countertops and much more. $110,000.€ 3/2 on 2.36+/acres outside of LaBelle. A little TLC will bring it a long way. $80,000.€ Coporate owned! 2/2 CBS home located in the city of LaBelle. Features a 2 car garage, screen porch and fenced back yard. Situated on corner lot. $74,900. € Bank owned! 3/2.5 2 story home located in LaBelle. Close to schools & shopping. Oversized lot, 24x48 pole barn, and much more. $70,000. € Investors! two rentals on .76+/of an acre. Located in LaBelle. Property includes 1 manufactured home and 1 small frame home. $60,000. € Nice 4/2 CBS home on .23+/acres in Lehigh Acres. Spacy kitchen and bedrooms. Located near SR 82. $58,900. € In LaBelle 3/2 located near schools and shopping. $52,000. € 3/2 on 2.87+/acres. Partially fenced, detached garage/workshop, spacious laundry room and living area. Stones throw away from boat ramps to Lake Okeechobee. $49,900. € 3/2 in Immokalee. Needs a little TLC. $40,000. We are happy to welcome Gladys! UNDER CONTRACT UNDER CONTRACT 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,Gladys Dieguez, Neal Livingston, Tim Gonazlez, & Hugo Vargas € Se Habla EspanolIn loving memory of Leroy Miners, Jr € 1927-2010SOLD!!! PAUL ROSER REALTORS239-564-2005PERSONAL ATTENTION WORLDWIDE INTERNET MARKETING AT WWW.PAULROSER.COM NIKKI YEAGER, Broker Assoc. Nikki@NikkiYeagerRoser.com 239/564-2005 PAUL ROSER, Broker Paul@PaulRoser.com 239/564-2002 $ 7 9 5 0 0 0 R E D U C E D Beautiful, rare waterfront property zoned Commercial w/2 homes $ 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 $ 1 4 9 0 0 0 2/2 on 1 acre/ lots of fruit trees +3 car detached garage. Great neighborhood REDUCED REDUCED REDUCEDCell/Text 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 PEACEABLE LIVINGƒ This unique 2 story 2 or 3 BR/2.5 BA home was originally built for hobbyists who lived downstairs and pursued their hobbies in the open, dorm-like upstairs. Downstairs features both open and screened porch areas for "real Florida living" and entertaining. Crickets sing and trees whisper in this gentle 2.14 acre setting! $119,900 40 AC w/home & dw for guests or family. Joins Babcock Ranch Muse. 20 AC, D/W ,fireplace, front porch, barn, pasture & woods. $180,000 16.79 AC, South $75,555 26.67 AC, S., $3,800 per ac.,can divide, Seller Financing 13.33 AC, S. imp. pasture $50,654, Seller financing 51 AC. Orange grove PENDING INCOME PRODUCING: 80 AC Grove, will divide $5,000 PER ACRE50 ACRES South $3500 PER ACRE SELLER FINANCING! CHARMING TREEŽ HOME in Double J Acres on 1 ac. $85,000.20 ACRES Adjoining Babcock Ranch in Muse. $79,000 300+/ACRE ORANGE GROVE Hamlins & Valencias, good production. Scenic property with great development potential. LaBelle/Alva with County Road frontage 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 LOTS OF POSSIBILITIES for this attractive 6000 s.f. building on busy SR 80W. High traffic area near the Hendry/ Lee Co. line. Zoned for Light Manufacturing. A/C offices or entire building. 3 OH doors, front porch & 648 s.f. covered canopy. This 1.1 ACRE property is enclosed w/chain link fencing. Don't miss out on this opportunity! $345,000NEWLY BUILT 4565 total s.f. custom home on .47 acres in town. Zoned LB-B1 and conveniently located on 1st Ave. behind a busy commercial plaza. 3 bdrm/4 baths, upstairs and downstairs living rooms, game room, balconies front and rear. Lots of potential uses. $365,000 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 13 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012 Submitted photo/ Brenda BarnesMembers from the Kiwanis Key Club of LaBelle and Arlene Bettencourt from United Way display some of the dolls. Kiwanis Key Club of LaBelle – Dolls making a difference Many people have asked “Where’s Billy?” So his mother, Sherry Hanes, wants to give an update on the situation. Thirty-six-year-old Billy Hanes was diagnosed with a brain tumor last Memorial Day w eekend. Billy is well known from his longtime job at Log Cabin but has not been able to work since last January. His doctors have suggested that he go to the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville for further testing. He has some underlying issues that may have nothing to do with the brain tumor. Since there are numerous possibilities, they feel it would be in his best interest to go to a specialty hospital to determine the problem. Once they determine the problem then a local doctor would probably be able to treat him. His mom, Sherry, has relocated back to LaBelle to assist with his care. Any donations to assist with this upcoming trip would be greatly appreciated. He has no insurance. Donations can be made at: Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union in Sherry Hanes’ account or send to: P.O. Box 1454 LaBelle, FL 33975. The family also asks for your prayers and cards of encouragement. W here is Billy?

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Big Garage Sale 170 Bryan Ave. Sat Jan 28, 7:30 til ? furniture, clothes (new & used), toys, and lots more LABELLE 297 Ford Ave. 1/27, 1/28, & 1/29. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Large & small shells, 30 years collection. Craft supplies, wholesalers welcome. Must sale all! MOVING SALE AQUA ISLES F11 1/28, SAT 8AM-1PM ‘ON THE RIVER’, BY THE DOCK EVERYTHING GOES HOME, CARS, BOAT, FURNITURE, TOOLS, HEIRLOOMS, ETC. NO KIDS STUFF RE UZ IT South 29 next to Porter eld Lets Make a Deal Everything must go Jan 27-28, 8 til ? Stained Glass Lessons. Learn the art of stained glass making for hobby or as a business. 1 on 1 or groups of three. I can have you on your own with 5 lessons. Susan 207-478-4802 ATTENTIONAll employees of the following companies: LFC Agricultural Services, Inc. and LFC Management Services, Inc. aka LIPMAN (formally Six L’s) You may pick up your 2011 W-2 from 8:00am to 5:00pm beginning on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at the following location: Lipman HR/Payroll Department 306 East Main Street, Immokalee, Florida If you have any questions please call the HR/Payroll Department 239-657-4421 extension 3238 D & K Harvesting and Gulf Citrus Harvesting & Haulingemployees may pick up their 2011 W-2’s at 890 Spratt Blvd LaBelle, FL Monday-Friday 7 am to 3:30 pmThe Glades County School District is currently seeking a fulltime Payroll Clerk. For additional information. Call 863-946-0055 CIVIL EARTHWORK CONSTRUCTION SUPERINTENDENT NEEDED Civil Engineering Contractor is seeking an experienced and quali ed individual to supervise a construction project on the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. Must have 10+ years experience in supervising site construction with heavy equipment earthwork activities. Candidates must have valid Florida driver’s license, reliable transportation and be willing to travel to various project sites around the lake. Salary is contingent on experience. We offer a Drug Free Workplace, Health and 401K plan. Please email a resume complete with work history and references to: pwalker@optsvc.com or Fax to 863-467-8067. No phone calls please. Multi-Craft Journeyman Safely fabricate, install, inspect, maintain, troubleshoot and repair conveyors, hydraulic systems, gear boxes, pumps, turbines, steel structures, chutes, fans, pipelines, valves, vessels, pressure vessels, etc. Utilize miscellaneous metal working equipment and processes such as arc welding, oxygen/acetylene, MIG, TIG and plasma methods to perform welding functions. Must be able to pass a 6G welding test. Email: Jdooley@ussugar.com Apply online www.ussugar.com Small LaBelle based company looking for P/T Administrative Assistant. Must be pro cient with Microsoft Word and Excel. Must have excellent communication skills both written and verbally, be detail oriented and be able to multitask. Previous bookkeeping experience and knowledge of QuickBooks is recommended. High school diploma or equivalent is required. Responsibilities will include ling, scanning, faxing, keeping record, entering data, ling reports and other related duties as assigned. Please email all resumes to BDaniels@ AMRFuels.com or fax them to (863)508-7681. 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. Dell Desktop w/ 17” at screen, keybd & mouse. Works great! Must sell $80. (863)517-2782 MIRA VERDEMOVE IN SPECIAL, 1st MONTH FREE! $20.00 Application Fee• 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 aplicacion• 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 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 *. Garage/ Yard Sales Garage/ Yard Sales School/ Instruction Special Notice Special Notice For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Employment Full Time Special Notice Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Part Time For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Business Opportunities For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Computer/ Supplies For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Apartments Apartments Apartments Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in the classifeids. One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds. Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. 14 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012 READING A NEWSPAPER...leads you to the best products and services. Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds. For more listings, go to www.newszap.com

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Florida Department of Transportation Project Bids will be received by the District One Of ce until 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 16, 2012, for the following Proposals: E1K64A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Drainage Improvements in Manatee County. Budget Estimate: $112,958.00 E1K96A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Milling & Resurfacing, Base Work, Shoulder Treatment, Drainage Improvements, Guardrail & Pavement Markings in Highlands County. Budget Estimate: $93,744.00 E1K93A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Performance Turf in Polk County. Budget Estimate: $262,073.00 E1K94A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Mechanical Road & Bridge Sweeping in Highlands & Okeechobee Counties. Budget Estimate: $30,000.00 E1K95A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Roadside Ditch & Canal Cleaning & Grading in Manatee & Sarasota Counties. Budget Estimate: $54,500.00 E1K97A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Chemical Mowing Wet Blade Applications in Polk County. Budget Estimate: $150,000.00 Complete letting advertisement information for this project is available on our website at http://www.dot.state. .us/contractsadministrationdistrict1/: or by calling (863) 519-2559. 407988 CN/CB 1/26;2/2/2012 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PURSUANT TO A WRIT OF EXECUTION heretofore issued out of the County Court, Hendry County, Florida, Case number: 10-175CC on November 14th, 2011 in the matter of Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union, as plaintiff and Marcos Martinez, as defendant, I Steve Whidden, as Sheriff of Hendry County, Florida, have levied upon all the right, title and interest of the defendant, to-wit: 2005 Gray Ford F150, vehicle identi cation number: 1FTPW12585FB03151. and on February 16th, 2012, at 11:00am, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, I will, at the Hendry County Sheriff’s Of ce, located at 101 S. Bridge Street LaBelle, Florida offer the above described property for sale at public outcry and sell the same, subject to ALL prior liens, if any, to the highest and best bidder for CASH IN HAND, plus Florida State Sales Tax, if applicable, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and satisfaction of the above described execution. The above described property may be viewed up to 30 minutes prior to the scheduled sale time by contacting Lt. Andy Lewis at the Hendry County Sheriff’s of ce. IN accordance with American with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall contact the individual or agency sending notice not later than seven days prior to the proceeding at the address given on notice. Telephone (904) 257-6097; 1-9=800-955-87671 (+TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay Service.Steve Whidden as Sheriff Hendry County, Florida By: Lt. Andy Lewis 407061 CN/CB 1/12,19,26 2/2/2012 NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF LANDOWNERS OF FLAGHOLE DRAINAGE DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of Flaghole Drainage District, and in accordance with Chapter 298, Florida Statutes 1941, and law Amendatory thereto, the Annual Meeting of Landowners of Flaghole Drainage District, for the year 2011, will be held at the of ce of Hilliard Brothers of Florida, Ltd., 5500 Flaghole Road, Clewiston, Florida on February 1, 2012 at 8:30 A.M., for the purpose of: 1. Electing one (1) supervisor for a term of three (3) years. 2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as the landowners may determine. 3. Transacting such other business as may properly come before the meeting. Additionally, this notice advises that, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Flaghole Drainage District Board of Supervisors, with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he will need a record of the proceedings and that, for such purpose, he 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. Board of Supervisors Flaghole Drainage District By: Joe Marlin Hilliard President 408330 CN 1/26/2012 NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF LANDOWNERS OF SUGARLAND DRAINAGE DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of Sugarland Drainage District, and in accordance with Chapter 298, Florida Statutes 1941, and law amendatory thereto, the Annual Meeting of Landowners of Sugarland Drainage District, for the year 2011, will be held at the of ce of Hilliard Brothers of Florida, Ltd., 5500 Sugarland Road, Clewiston, Florida on February 1, 2012 at 9:00 A.M., for the purpose of: 1. Electing one (1) supervisor for a term of three (3) years. 2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as the landowners may determine. 3. Transacting such other business as may properly come before the meeting. Additionally, this notice advises that, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Sugarland Drainage District Board of Supervisors, with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he will need a record of the proceedings and that, for such purpose, he 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. Board of Supervisors Sugarland Drainage District By: Joe Marlin Hilliard President 408356 CN 1/26/2012 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 2497 2008 1074433-03000230090 Manuel Gonzalez Lot 9, Block 23, Woodland Subdivision, accor ding to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 1 and 2, 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 First Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408285 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 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 2432 2008 1074433-03000010300 Leysa Rodriguez Ramos Lot 30, Block 1, Woodland Subdivision, accor ding to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 1 and 2, 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 First Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408290 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF FILING ENGINEER’S REPORT FOR CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT Notice is given to all persons interested in the following described land and property in Hendry County, Florida, to wit: the owners and all persons interested in the lands corporate and other property in and adjacent to the Central County Water Control District, “the District,” that the engineer hereto appointed to determine bene ts and damages to the property and lands situated in the District and to determine the estimated cost of the proposed water control plan or plan amendment, led his report in the of ce of the secretary of the district, located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida on the 22nd day of February, 2012, and you may examine the report and le written objections with the secretary of the district to all, or any part thereof, on or before February 15, 2012. The report recommends The Central County Water Control Plan be amended as follows: 1. Completion of Reservoir Levee Improvements -Construction of the 2.5 miles of the levee that remains to be completed in order to allow water retention at design/permitted capacity; 2. Installation of Two (2) Additional Pumps The installation of two additional pumps upon completion of the Reservoir Levee thereby increasing the District’s permitted pumping capacity from 250,000 gpm to 300,000 gpm, a net 50,000 gpm theoretical increase in pumping capacity; 3. Inclusion of Woodlands Subdivision in the District’s Geographical Boundaries The District’s legal description contains a scrivener’s error thereby not closing the legal description of the Woodland’s Subdivision as it relates to the geographical boundaries of the District; 4. Provision for a Special Assessment Funding the Reservoir Levee Completion The District intends to fund the Reservoir Levee Improvements referenced herein by a special assessment not previously authorized by law through the provisions of Chapter 298, Florida Statutes; and, A nal hearing to consider approval of the report and proposed water control plan or plan amendment shall be held at its regularly scheduled meeting of Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston. CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT 407529 CN 1/19,26 2/2,9,16/2012 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 First Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. 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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 2738 2008 1214334-010000P0050 James Watson and Joel Mendoza Lot 8, Block P, Harlem 1, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 79, 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 First Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408284 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 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 2709 2008 1214334-010000K0130 Ursula K. Fuller Lot 17 and 18, Block K, Harlem Addition No. 1, to Clewiston, Hendry County, Florida, according to the plat thereof recor ded in Plat Book 2, Page 79, 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 First Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408010 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 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 2547 2007 2024329-46000000070 Park Investments Group, Inc. LaBelle, Millers Subdivision, Lot 11, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 88, inclusive, 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 First Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408281 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella lll, 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 1275 2007 1224432-01000130100 Pilar Home Developers, Inc Lot 10, Block 13, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 37, 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 February, 2012 which is the 9th day of Februaru, 2012 Dated this 4th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 407047 CN 1/12,19,26 & 2/2/2012 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 1283 2007 1224432-01000180050 Pilar Home Developers, Inc Lot 5, Block 18, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 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 February, 2012 which is the 9th day of Februaru, 2012 Dated this 4th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 407048 CN 1/12,19,26 & 2/2/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton ll, 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 2564 2007 2024329-670000A0140 Marcellous Smith & Sophia L. Harris Lot 25 and 26, Block A, Sunset Park, a subdivision of the West one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 8, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 1, 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 First Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408283 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 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 1647 2007 1264432-A0001880000 Leon & Corina Sacco The South one-half of the East one-half of the South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 269, 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 February, 2012 which is the 9th day of Februaru, 2012 Dated this 4th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 407045 CN 1/12,19,26 & 2/2/2012 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 787 2007 1274331-010000H0110 Derrick & Vonnette Douglas, Raymond & Barbara Dillon, Wesley & Pearl Gallimore, Errol C. Shim, Michael & Marjorie Gosley The Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 11, Block H, of Diamond “J” Estates, Pioneer Plantation, 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 First Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408006 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 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 2040 2007 1314433-A0000970000 Pilar Home Developers, Inc The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast 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 6077, 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 First Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408007 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 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 2044 2007 1314433-A0001370000 John C. & Shelley Swearingen The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast 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 East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 5907, Montura Ranch Estates. 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 First Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408282 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 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 2564 2008 1314433-A0003180000 Moises Rivera Diaz Jr. The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 31, 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 5745, 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 First Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408288 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella lll, 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 2032 2007 1314433-A0000530000 Park Avenue Investments Group Inc. The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast 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 Lot No. 6019, 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 First Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408292 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 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 1957 2008 1254432-A0001620100 Antonio Pereira The North one-half of the East one-half of the South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 566, 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 February, 2012 which is the 9th day of Februaru, 2012 Dated this 4th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 406981 CN 1/12,19,26 & 2/2/2012 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 1938 2008 1254432-A0001070000 Carlos Alberto Salvat The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest 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 1168, 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 February, 2012 which is the 9th day of Februaru, 2012 Dated this 4th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 406978 CN 1/12,19,26 & 2/2/2012 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 1032 2007 1134432-A0001430000 Maria Perez The West one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the North 40 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road to the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3049, 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 First Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408287 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS 2-MONTH MINIMUM LEASE OF AIRGLADES INDUSTRIAL BUILDING 760 AIRGLADES BLVD., CLEWISTON, FLORIDA RFP NUMBER: 2012-09 OPENING DATE AND TIME: February 1, 2012 @ 2:00 P.M. Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, for the 2-month minimum lease of Airglades Industrial Building (fna Oceanboy Farms), 760 Airglades Blvd, Clewiston, Florida (part of Parcel I.D. No. 1-33-43-17-A00-0001.0000), a 10,495 sq. ft. building (2,220 sq.ft. of ce space and 6,971 sq. ft. warehouse) on 4.13 acres located in Airglades Industrial Park. In or der to be considered, proposals must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk’s Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by February 1st, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the RFP can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to lease the property, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFP, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this RFP, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this RFP, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 407563 CN/CB 1/19,26/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 16 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012

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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 1494 2007 1244432-A0001150000 Pilar Home Developers, Inc. The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast 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 30 feet thereof and subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5239, 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 February, 2012 which is the 9th day of Februaru, 2012 Dated this 4th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 406980 CN 1/12,19,26 & 2/2/2012 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 1977 2008 1254432-A0002220000 Simmon B. Simeon & Honorata N. Simeon The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast 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 5005, 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 February, 2012 which is the 9th day of Februaru, 2012 Dated this 4th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 407044 CN 1/12,19,26 & 2/2/2012 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 1711 2007 1274432-A0001540100 Elena E. Rodriguez The North one-half of the East one-half of the South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 114, 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 First Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408289 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 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 1587 2007 1254432-A0002560000 Ofelia Otero The South one-half of the West one-half of the South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 516, 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 February, 2012 which is the 9th day of Februaru, 2012 Dated this 4th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 407043 CN 1/12,19,26 & 2/2/2012 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 1965 2008 1254432-A0001830000 Teresa Rojas The South one-half of the West one-half of the South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 516, 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 February, 2012 which is the 9th day of Februaru, 2012 Dated this 4th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 407042 CN 1/12,19,26 & 2/2/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella lll, 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 1664 2007 1264432-A0002510100 Guillermo Rodriguez & Pilar Home Developers, Inc. The North one-half of the West one-half of the North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an Easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof and subject to an easement for a canal over and across the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 417, 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 February, 2012 which is the 9th day of Februaru, 2012 Dated this 4th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 406984 CN 1/12,19,26 & 2/2/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella lll, 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 1775 2007 1344432-A0000960000 GAME Investments, Inc. The Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 34, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida, extending or shortening its East and West boundary line so as to terminate at the North boundary line of Providence City, a subdivision recorded in Plat Book 2, Pages 29, 30 and 31, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 80 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4237, 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 First Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408291 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 ORDER OF NOTICE STATE OF CONNECTICUT SUPERIOR COURT Judicial District of Hartford at Hartford, CT 90 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106 January 20, 2012 Giarratano, Linda A. vs. Giarratano, Frank M. Return Date: February 14, 2012 NOTICE TO: FRANK M. GIARRATANO The Court has reviewed the Motion for Order of Notice in Family Cases and the Complaint which asks for a Divorce (dissolution of marriage) based on irretrievable differences. The Court nds that the defendant’s current address is unknown and that all reasonable efforts to nd him/her have failed. The Court also nds that the defendant’s last known address was located at 285 Case Road, LaBelle, FL 33935. THE COURT ORDERS that the notice be given to the defendant by placing a legal notice in the Caloosa Belle, a weekly newspaper circulating in LaBelle, FL, containing a true and attested copy of this Order of Notice, and statement that Automatic Court Orders have been issued in the case as required by Section 25-5 of the Connecticut Practice Book and are a part of the Complaint on le with the Court. The notice shall appear once a week for two successive weeks commencing on or before January 27, 2012 and proof of service shall be led with this Court. ATTEST: A TRUE COPY Bruce Kaz, State Marshal County of Hartford State of Connecticut 408272 CB 1/26;2/2,9/2012NOTICE OF SALE Notice of Sale Auction will be held at 5775 State Road 80, La Belle, FL 33935 863-674-1876 11:00 am Saturday February 4, 2012 For the contents of Unit #18, Patrina Baker P.O. Box 843, Clewiston, FL 33440 Unit #116 Jimmy Holdiness, 528 Joes Doctor SR Circle, Immokalee, Fl 34142-4177 Unit #21 David Beckener, 407 Windemere DR, Lehigh Acres, FL 33972 Unit #16, Chad Wright, 780 Newarlee Rd PMB 115, Carterville, GA 30120 Personal property, Household items, tools, clothing Cash only Sale. 407620 CB 1/26 & 2/2/12NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HENDRY COUNTY DEFERRED COMPENSATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Deferred Compensation Advisory Committee will hold a meeting February 8, 2012, at 2:30 p.m., at the Hendry County Administrative of ce, Conference Room #1, 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida. If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at this 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. Deferred Compensation Advisory Committee 408322 CN/CB 1/26/2012 PUBLIC NOTICE The regular meeting of the Board Of Supervisors of Hendry Hilliard Water Control District has been scheduled for February 1, 2012 at 9:30 am. The meeting will be held at Hilliard Brothers of Florida of ce located at 5500 Flaghole Road, Clewiston, FL. Joe Marlin Hilliard Supervisor Hendry-Hilliard Water Control District 408361 CN 1/26/2012 PUBLIC NOTICE The regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Flaghole Drainage District has been scheduled for February 1, 2012 at 8:45 am. The meeting will be held at Hilliard Brothers of Florida of ce located at 5500 Flaghole Road, Clewiston, FL. Joe Marlin Hilliard Supervisor Flaghole Drainage District 408355 CN 1/26/2012 PUBLIC NOTICE The regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Sugarland Drainage District has been scheduled for February 1, 2012 at 9:15 a.m. The meeting will be held at Hilliard Brothers of Florida of ce located at 5500 Flaghole Road, Clewiston, FL. Joe Marlin Hilliard Supervisor Sugarland Drainage District 408359 CN 1/26/2012 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 17 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012 Public Notice The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Submitted photo/ Jodi HigginbothamLMS December Students of the MonthFront row from left: Emileigh Eiden (8th), Maura Lofton (7th), Babi Galdamez (6th). Back row: Omar Figueroa (8th), Kevin (J) Harrell (7th); Cesar Dobbins (6th). Second Division reunion plannedFox Lake, IL The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who ever served in the 2nd Infantry Division at any time. For information about the national association and our annual reunion in Reno, Nevada, from August 23-27, 2012, visit our Web site at www.2ida.org or contact the association’s secretary-treasurer, Bob Haynes, at 2idahq@comcast.net or (224) 225-1202. For information about the Florida Branch Chapter, contact Mike Davino at MDavino@yahoo.com or (919) 498-1910.Hatha Yoga ClassesThe residents of Maple Corner have Hatha Yoga classes in their club house Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. Classes last about one hour and 15 minutes to one hour and 30 minutes each week. A certi ed yoga instructor conducts the class at every level in the same class. There is a small fee payable monthly. Contact Sharyn Schlitter at 863-675-6081. Community Briefs

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N N O T I C E O F P U B L I C H E A R I N G S Notice is hereby given that the Local Planning Agency of Hendry County (LPA) will hold public hearings on the following petitions on February 8, 2012 at 6:00 p.m., at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave, LaBelle, Florida. The LPA will determine if the applications are consistent with the Hendry County Comprehensive Plan and will review the applications for consistency with the Hendry County Land Development Code. The recommendations of the Local Planning Agency will be made to the Board of County Commissioners for final consideration at public hearings. These hearings will be held on February 28, 2012 at 5:05 p.m. at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave, LaBelle, Florida.Copies of the files and information regarding the petition are available for public inspection at the Hendry County Planning and Zoning Department, 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida, and may be viewed Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the matter. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, 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. P e t i t i o n N u m b e r : SE12-0001 A p p l i c a n t : Deborah D. Misotti, Ph.D. R e s o l u t i o n T i t l e : A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, GRANTING A SPECIAL EXCEPTION RATIFYING THE DETERMINATION OF APPROVED USAGE AS AN EDUCATIONAL PRIMATE SANCTUARY L o c a t i o n : 1655 Panama Ave, Clewiston, FL P r o p e r t y s i z e : 5.0 acres +/R e q u e s t : The applicant is seeking County Commission ratification of the determination of approved usage as an educational primate sanctuary. L e g a l d e s c r r i p t i o n o f s u b j e c t p r o p e r t y : The East one-half of the Southeast-quarter of the Southeast-quarter of the Southeast-quarter of Section 28, Township 43 South, Range 31 east, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30.00 feet thereof. Also known as Tracts 319 and 320, Pioneer Plantation, an unrecorded plat. A p p l i c a n t : Hendry County Board of County Commissioners O r d i n a n c e T i t l e : AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE HENDRY COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES, SPECIFICALLY SECTION 1-53-6.16, STANDARDS FOR MINING; TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE REGULATIONS GOVERNING SPOIL/SURPLUS MATERIAL REMOVAL UNRELATED TO MINING ACTIVITIES; AND REQUIRING ANNUAL STATUS REPORTS FOR MINES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION, INCLUSION IN CODE, AND SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Orvell Howard, Chair Hendry County Local Planning Agency Tristan Chapman, Chairman Hendry County Board of County Commissioners Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 18 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012 Arts of the Inland is pleased to present our rst "Arts in the Park," Saturday, February 4, 2012 at beautiful Barron Park in LaBelle. The day-long event will run from 9 a.m.5 p.m. Admission is free. Rotary Club of LaBelle is serving a pancake and sausage breakfast from 710 a.m. Other food vendors will also be on-site. Arts in the Park will showcase visual, literary, theatre and musical artists. They will be selling their pieces of art, literary works and ne crafts while the following musical acts perform: The Lehigh Singers; Lehigh Children's Choir; The Firehouse Singers and we are proud to bring the following musical acts to you from SWFL Music: Step Brothers; Doug Luther; Alan Bradford; Bill Metts; Joe Virga; The 45's; Vinnie Chills, Jim Wills, and Al Wilcutt. Barron Park is located on the east side o f SR 29N at Park Ave. in LaBelle, just before you cross the Caloosahatchee River. Come join us and sit under the gigantic mossdraped oaks, enjoy the art and the music as the peacefulness of the river glides on by. For further information contact: LaVon Koenig, President, Arts of the Inland. 239303-5849 or e-mail: artsoftheinland@gmail. com. Arts very much alive in Heartland Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantClassic beauty, heirloom qualityMembers of the LaBelle Woman’s Club and other local quilters put 550 hours of work into this lovely white-on-white reproduction of an heirloom quilt to be raf ed off April 30. The queen-sized quilt, a Pennsylvania Folk Art design by Ann Burrows, will be entered into competition at the District 12 General Federation of Woman’s Clubs. You can see the nished product displayed at the Swamp Cabbage Festival. For tickets ($1 each or six for $5) or other information call Tina Noel at 674-1324. Proceeds will be used for the LaBelle Woman’s Club community endeavors. Daniels School photos neededThe Ford/Sunset Park community is looking for old photos of the Daniels School from the 50s or 60s. If anyone has any of these photos they'd like to share, please call Dorothy Johnson at 863-675-6131.AMVETS starting postVFW Post 10100 is sponsoring the start up of an AMVETS (American Veterans) Post in LaBelle. Any veteran honorably discharged since WWII is eligible to join the AMVETS. That includes Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard and National Guard. For more information call Mark Schoenwald at 239-246-3094 or come to VFW Post 10100 for an application.Sit! Stay! Heel!Thanks to such a positive response, Caloosa Humane Society is offering another six-week dog training program! Classes are on Mondays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for $100. Advanced classes will be offered to the graduates of the Basic Training Classes. There will be separate classes for puppies and adult dogs. Proof of rabies (dogs over four months) and DHPPC vaccination are required to be in the program. Necessar y vaccinations are offered at the shelter and can be done prior to the class for only $20 for both. We do ask that the humans be 13 years old or older and under 18 year of age must have a parent present. Call (863)6750997 to book your spot and get complete details. Community Briefs

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Cancer survivor support groupFamily Health Centers in LaBelle has a support group meeting for cancer survivors the last Tuesday of the month. This month’s meeting is on January 31, 10-11:30 a.m. Craft show at The GladesThe third annual Craft and Gift Show at the Glades RV Resort will be on Saturday, J an. 28, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Resort is located just off Hwy. 80 between Hwy. 27 and LaBelle. Watch for signs. Local artists, crafters and direct sales representatives will be selling glass garden sculptures, Scentsy wickless candles, A von, Longaberger, Pampered Chef, scroll saw wood crafts, various kinds of jewelry including hand made glass beads, picture frames, greeting cards using local photos as w ell as watercolor and quilling crafts, hand made jointed Teddy Bears, crocheted items, stained glass, purses, key chains, hand made soap, earring charms, decorated shirts, homemade noodles, jams, jellies, salsa and relish, doll clothes, table runners, t-shirts, aprons, bird houses, bookmarks, bracelet helpers, and fabric items such as credit card and tissue holders. Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase to eat in or carry out. To reserve a table for selling crafts, contact: Eulaine Delgado at 765-271-3665 or eulainedelgado@aol.com. Cost is $10 per table for non-residents of the Glades and $5 for residents SCF baby/children’s pageantThe Swamp Cabbage baby and children’s pageant is under way! Newborn to 11 years old winners in each age division. See Melinda at Langford Ford to sign up! Winners will be crowned at the Queen and Princess Pageant on Feb. 4 at LaBelle High School. Girls w in sparkling tiaras and boys cool crowns! Everyone gets a trophy!Be your own bossThe next Southwest Florida Micro Enterprise class will start in LaBelle Tuesday, Feb. 28. It will be held Tuesday evenings 6-9 p.m. for ten weeks at 921 Anvil Circle (off Cowboy Way). For more information and to register, please to go: www.goodwillsw .org/ microenterprise or call Matt at 675-1412.Spring craft saleAttention all crafters! Aqua Isles activities group is now accepting applications for its Spring Craft Sale. There are still at this time a few spaces available. This year’s sale will be on February 4 at 9 a.m. in the Aqua Isles Clubhouse. If you are interested please contact Amy Zoet at 616-304-1319 or Diane Potocar at 863-265-0195. Mark your calendars for a great craft sale on February 4 and bring a friend for lunch.Glades Art in the ParkThe Glades County Public Library and A dvisory Board cordially invite the public to ‘Art in the Park’ in Moore Haven, Saturday, Jan. 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. This popular free event, centered in and around the library, brings artists and the public together for conversation and a relaxing time in a pleasant setting. Area painters, sculptors, photographers and handcrafters – including quilters – will be displaying their creations for purchase or just admiration. There will also be food and entertainment. Parking is free and convenient. The Glades County Public Library is located in the city park across the street from the Caloosahatchee River (nice to stroll beside) in Moore Haven’s Historic District. The address is 201 Riverside Drive. Best for GPS: Avenue J and Riverside Drive. Questions? Call Mary Booher at the Library: 863-946-0744.LHS reunionThe LaBelle High School Reunion will be held March 10 at the Dallas Townsend Ag Building on Pratt Blvd. Anyone who attended LHS any time up through the ‘50s is welcome to come. Call Freida Bullington at 863675-1070 or 863-673-3482 to let her know if you can come. The cost is $10 per person. Send money to Frieda Bullington at 478 Maple Drive SW, LaBelle, FL 33935. Please bring a covered dish and send your money any time. RSVP by March 5. Afghans will be there to raf e, yearbooks and pictures will be there to look through. Come early to visit an enjoy everyone. They will begin eating at 5 p.m. but come early to socialize.VFW newsVFW Post 10100 will serve a meatloaf lunch with mashed potatoes and corn Thursday, Jan. 26, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; $6. Friday, Jan. 27, Egg rolls at 5 p.m.; $6. 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. Members are reminded that their 2011 membership card became invalid on Dec. 31. After that date they will not be allowed canteen privileges without a valid 2012 card. 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 863-675-8008.Conservation district to meetThe Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its regularly scheduled board meeting January 26 at 1 p.m. in the large conference room of the Dallas B. Townsend Ag Building in LaBelle. Meetings are open to the public.Spay, neuter, save livesCaloosa Humane Society offers low-cost spay/neuter services and vaccination clinics to the community. While an appointment for spay/neuter services is necessary, the vaccination clinics are on a walk-in basis from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the same days as spay/neuter. Upcoming spay/neuter and vaccination clinic dates are: January 27 and February 3, 10, 17, 24. Please call and schedule your appointment today! For more information call 863.675.0997 or visit our Web site at www. caloosahumanesociety.org Please be a part of the solution and spa y or neuter your pet! TREE SERVICE SOCIAL ORGANIZATION ROOFING EDUCATION CHIROPRACTIC CARPET CLEANING CAR RENTAL APPLIANCES &REPAIRS 19 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012 Community Brief

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by Patty BrantCalosoa Belle Nothing can take the place of reading. The Early Learning Coalition of Southw est Florida’s Literacy Buddy program helps get books into the hands and hearts of threeand fourand ve-year-olds participating in a subsidized child care program. Locals and part time residents are invited to become Literacy Buddies to a child right here in LaBelle who could gain a lifetime of knowledge through these volunteers’ simple efforts. In today’s economy, a book is a luxury for many children and that is how Literacy Buddies can help shape a child’s future. Volunteering for the Literacy Buddies program takes very little just a caring heart and a commitment that every child deserves a chance at success. The best way to get a child ready to read is for an adult to read to them aloud. That’s w here the program begins. A Literacy Buddy volunteer is matched up with a local child in a child care facility served by the Early Learning Coalition, such as Kid City and Big Smiles. The Buddy mails an age appropriate book to the child along with a letter three times a year. In return, the Buddy receives a letter written by the child. The books are mailed to the child’s preschool where the teacher can then work w ith the child, using his or her own book. The child’s parents are also key gures in the program since the teacher then works with them on how to ask critical questions about w hat their child is reading. This is the third year ICCC has participated in the program. All 63 Voluntary PreK students are enjoying the bene ts of having a Literacy Buddy bene ts that will last a lifetime. Rita Dellatorre sees the advantages of the Literacy Buddy program every day, one child at a time. Each of the 28 VPK children at Kid City has a Literacy Buddy and each has a journal with copies of letters from that child’s Buddy and to the child from their Buddy, along with pictures the child draws. “The kids look forward to receiving these books,” she said. “I like it because it gets the parents involved. Each student gets a real book to share with their friends and class.” It makes the kids feel special. The teachers help the students write letters to their Buddy with information about them and their activities. The progress is apparent from the rst letters the child writes to the later ones and the Buddy gets the satisfaction of seeing that rst hand. The program also teaches children less obvious skills like how to treat a book by turning the pages properly. They learn about the authors and illustrators of books as well. A longtime participant, Dr. Martha Valiant recommends the Literacy Buddies to anyone in the community with an interest, saying, “It’s a great program!” It builds comprehension as well as other reading skills. At Big Smiles day care, Sabrina Rhimes is also a big fan of the program. Her students look forward to receiving their books Having their personal books motives the children and the parent, too. Literacy Buddies help instill joy and the love of reading at an early age. Anyone interested in becoming a Literac y Buddy can call 239-210-6886. Literacy Buddies offer lifetime gift of reading 20 Caloosa Belle January 26, 2012 Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantAt Kid City Cameron Rhodes has Jack Dillman’s full attention as he reads one of his Literacy Buddy books. Note the ball under Jack’s arm. Even football takes a back seat to this story! Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantJustin Topper and Brandon Perkins listen quietly as Jenna Davidson reads “The Princess” at Big Smiles day care. Justin really prefers sh and Brandon likes dinosaurs, especially tyranosaurex rex, but they still enjoyed the story.