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Title: The Caloosa belle
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Publisher: S.H. Stalls
Place of Publication: LaBelle Fla
Publication Date: 05-24-2012
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 49, no. 18 (Sept. 7, 1972)-
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Thursday, May 24, 2012 50¢ Plus tax V ol. 89 No. 21 by Patty BrantCaloos Belle The city will have to apply for additional funding to cover the newly discovered shortfall in funding for its new osmosis water treatment plant. Bids were opened May 10, and even the lowest bid will leave a de cit of some $5 million. At a special meeting May 17, the city commissioners got the latest information on how to secure the additional funding from USDA. Superintendent of Public Works Michael Boyle told the board that they rst need to settle on a workable amount. Staff will do that by w orking with the bidder to make any possible adjustments in materials or specs that could lower costs on any of the three included projects: the deep injection well, potable water well and the plant itself. These new numbers, along w ith a new rate study, will be used for the new application. Staff will work to get the new application complete in July so any unused portions of loans/grants reRates factor in new plan by Patty BrantCaloosa Belle Graduation day. It's one day in a lifetime that stands out for everyone. From kindergarten to post secondary education, everyone looks forward to and back on that special day. On May 7, two LaBelle residents accepted their graduation honors with pride, but humility as well. This event was special among graduations and they are still basking in the warmth of their own special accomplishment making the grade in Drug Court. Circuit Judge Amy Hawthorne presided over the brief ceremony in her third oor Courtroom, as signi cant as any graduation ceremony taking place around the country. It marked the successful navigation of months of hard work. It marked the beginning of what these graduates hope will be a new, drug-free chapter not only for them but for their families as well. Drug Court is a 12 to 24 month program designed to help people overcome drug issues, deal with legal problems that stem from those issues and give them the tools to stay drug free and become successful. Participants may not be charged with violent crimes. At a short ceremony for two Drug Court graduates, Circuit Judge Hawthorne called it an "intensive" program. Marcia Salmon is the Program Services Coordinator. She said participants in Drug Court have already been adjudicated in their cases. The SAO has the option of dismissing all charges and/or terminating probation, once the program has been successfully completed. If they are re-arrested after graduation, their suspended sentence is imposed and they are counted in recidivism statistics. The State Attorney's Of ce Drug Court offers new beginningsSee Water — Page 2 Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantOn May 7, a brief ceremony marked the graduation of two Drug Court participants. Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantCircuit Judge Amy Hawthorne congratulates this Drug Court graduate. Submitted photos/ Carolyn FordA Day for FamilyBlack Heritage Festival a day for family: Keazyia, Chanel, Charnell, LaKeitsha Williams (mom), Keshaunte, Red and Jessie at the Black Heritage Festival, More photos Page 20. See Drug Court — Page 2 One 14-year-old boy is in custody after allegedly assaulting a taxi driver; another assailant has not been captured. According to sheriff's reports, at 9:29 p.m. May 4, 19-year-old taxi driver Kassandra Pedraza drove to 689 Carter St. to pick up a fare. Finding it odd that the lights were off, she drove by again. At that time she saw someone behind a palm tree. Someone else walked up to the side of her taxi, then to the back where he opened the van door, got in and slid up to position himself behind the driver. Reports say he then put his arm around her neck and placed the barrel of a small hand gun under her chin before demanding money. The victim stated that she told him to put the gun away and tried to move his hand away but he grabbed her by the hair. The person she saw behind the palm tree then approached the passenger side, opened it, stuck a One youth charged in armed robbery Second at largeSee Robbery — Page 2

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Did you know that those old tires in your yard can be picked up curbside on trash day? 4 standard size tires (without rims) are allowed for residential pickup with your regular trash.Place the tires near the curb next to your trash.(No semi/tractor/dump truck or over-sized tires accepted) Need more info?When In Doubt Call Before You Put Your Tires Out! Hendry County Special Districts/Waste ManagementCall (863)675-5252 UNINCORPORATED HENDRY COUNTY RESIDENTSOLD TIRES WANTED! MEET AND GREET JOEL WILLIAMSON CANDIDATE FOR HENDRY COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLSThis Saturday, May 26th at Barron Park, Joel Williamson is holding a Fund Raiser from 11:00 to 4:00. Pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans, Cole slaw, Dessert and drink for $7.00 If you like, you can come and sit down with him and talk to Joel about any questions or concerns you may have. It’s a meet and greet opportunity to just sit and talk a bit and relax with a good meal. Hope to see you there. If you would like to purchase tickets in advance call 863-234-9567Political Advertisement Paid for and approved by Joel Williamson, Republican for Hendry County Superintendent of Schools 2 Caloosa Belle May 24, 2012turned to USDA from other groups may be reassigned to LaBelle. It is unclear how this will all affect water rates. The original plan increased water rates some 95 percent over the past three years. Commissioner Dave Lyons wanted to see the new rates when the studies are complete. Mayor Paul Puletti explained that, with more water customers on line from the Pollywog project on Jaycee-Lyons and Goodwill’s Palmetto Ranch, those nal rates ma y be easier to take than expected because the costs will be spread out over more customers. The city also passed an amended interlocal recreation agreement with the count y covering jointly operated recreational facilities in the West Hendry Recreational Municipal Services Bene t Unit. The amended version reaf rms a special assessment o f $100 from each West county residence, up from $75. does the legal screening and SWFAS does the clinical screening. Each has a set of criteria. She said the non-violent drug addicts participating in the program pay for their own services when there is a fee, but some fees may be waived while they successfully complete the program. As part of the program, participants take part in adult education and employment training, random drug testing, self help groups and the recovery community. The rst of the new graduates said an addiction to prescription opiates “snowballed,” landing her in Drug Court. She had been arrested for prescription fraud. Before becoming addicted to opiates and being arrested for prescription fraud she had never been in trouble. “Drug Court saved my life and my children’s lives, I should’ve been put in jail. This has been life changing. I’m so grateful.” It took the hard specter of 55 years in prison for her to nally set her feet on the path to recovery. She realized Drug Court was the key to her freedom from drug addiction, to the life she and her family deserve. With three kids ages 13-7, she said she didn’t realize how her addiction was affecting them. “You don’t know how happy we are to have you home,” her kids told her. She is now a stay-at-home mom and she loves it. Looking back on the struggle of the past 16 months, she said, “It’s a great life changing experience for me and my family.” She said she’s teaching her kids to be honest w ith her and to realize that there are some things you can’t x on your own. The other graduate, a young man, said he started down the wrong path when a lot of things were going wrong in his life. He got laid off, his grandmother’s health was suffering. Things looked bleak when a “friend” talked him into committing a robbery to get money. He started up with marijuana and ended up busted for burglary, larceny theft and drug use. At a Violation of Probation hearing his Public Defender offered him Drug Court as way to a better life. He says he’s different now. He has become a responsible, goal-oriented young man with a new outlook and drive. He’s going to college to study criminal justice. He w ants to be a corrections of cer a dream that can come true because of Drug Court. Successfully graduating means he can follow that dream, as long as he stays clean. “Now I can see the road better taken,” he explained, “It’s been an amazing experience. It was a pretty rocky road to rehab, but it nally hit me. It opened my eyes.” County Judge James Sloan, who initiated the Drug Court program in Hendry County, offered a brief history of the program. He said he’s seen drug offenders at rst appearance every day for 16 years taken note of the problems drug cause in human lives. Often there is a cry for help. To this day, he remembers a man in Clewiston who handed a deputy a bag of cocaine just so he could get arrested, hoping he could get some help. It was to no avail, however, because there w as no help available in Hendry County at that time. That rst young man has been in prison twice since then. Along with former Glades County Judge Kirby Sullivan, Judge Sloan looked for Department of Justice grants and then wrote a grant for Drug Court training. That’s how the program got started here. Judge Sloan said he’s seen as many as 48 in the program, knowing they won’t all make it. But for the ones that do, it’s all worth it. He advised anyone who wants to kick a drug habit to “be sincere, meet your addiction head on and get ahead of it.” The entire team believes that Drug Court is one of the best tools available, but it takes determination and a deep desire to make your life something good again. The team includes the Probation Department, judge, sheriff’s of ce, Public Defender, State Attorney’s Of ce and Southwest Florida Addiction Services (SWFAS). May is National Drug Court Month. With some 2,600 Drug Courts in the country, 75 percent of Drug Court graduates don’t get arrested again. Currently there are nine participants in Hendry’s program. The maximum number of participants is 25, depending on the resources available. Circuit Judge Amy Hawthorne said she is new to Drug Court and Hendry County, having been appointed by Governor Scott to Hendry County Circuit Court just last February. Her background is in family law. She said, “I am impressed with the team members participating” and said she hopes participants use the resources available to keep from reoffending. On June 1, the LaBelle Chamber of Commerce will start its rst market to run every Friday throughout the month of June from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The market will be for chamber members only to display and sell or promote their items. Just let Sara Townsend know you’re going to set up. Under the oaks or the summer sun you will be exposed to all the traf c passing by on Hwy. 80. This is not a ea market, it’s an upscale summer market. Call 675-0125 to reserve your space. Chamber plans upscale market Drug CourtContinued From Page 1 WaterContinued From Page 1 ri e in her stomach and yelled “I am going to shoot.” She said she replied, “If you’re going to shoot, then shoot, but you are not going to get anything.” The victim said she could smell marijuana and told her attackers to calm down. She tried to use the radio part of her cell phone to call her boss, thinking it might scare them off, but the second assailant tried to take her phone away. The victim grabbed the assailant with the hand gun by his hair. The one with the ri e pushed it further into her stomach and she tried to push it back toward him. The victim’s boss then beeped her and the attacker ran behind the house to a wooded area. Before getting away, the assailants managed to grab $10 off the center console. The assailant with the handgun was identi ed as Cristian Arriola. The report states that he was picked up at LYDA and confessed to the incident. He reportedl y threw the .25 caliber handgun used in the crime into the river at Barron Park. He was arrested and charged with armed robber y with a rearm, petit theft rst offense and destroying evidence. The second assailant remains at large. RobberyContinued From Page 1

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LaBelleOdilon Minguela, 32, was arrested May 19 and charged with possession of cocaine. C. Green was arresting of cer. George Henry Brummett, 31, was arrested May 16 and charged with burglary of an unoccupied dwelling unarmed, grand theft $300-$5,000 and dealing in stolen property. Sgt. SD Reed was arresting of cer. Sydney Ann Hamby, 18, was arrested May 16 and charged with grand theft $300$5,000. Sgt. SD Reed was arresting of cer.ClewistonAntrovan Lavaris Smith, 20, and Byron J ames Holmes, 23, were arrested May 17 and charged with lewd and lascivious behavior v ictim is 12-16 years of age, offender is over 18. Sgt. W. Grif n was arresting of cer. $1,000 REWARDFOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST AND CONVICTION OF GUN THIEVES OR RETURN OF FIREARMS AND JEWLERY (RIFLES AND SHOTGUNS WINCHESTER LEVER ACTIONS, REMINGTON 1100’S AND OTHER REMINGTONS, MARLINS AND MORE!) STOLEN ON 2/15/12. CALL LINDA AT 863-517-1153 3 Caloosa Belle May 24, 2012 A rrest Reports On Friday night, May 19, Hendry County Sheriff's Of ce received a call from Cape Coral Police Department requesting deputies respond to the area of McDonalds, located at 905 W. Sugarland Highway in Clewiston. Cape Coral of cers received a complaint from the mother of 29-year-old Amy Newkirch reporting that Amy contacted her saying she had been abducted and was in the parking lot of that McDonalds. She went on to describe the vehicle as a silver in color Toyota. When deputies arrived on scene they located the silver Toyota along with two male subjects. When Hendry County Sheriff's Deputy M. Thomas attempted to make contact with one of the subjects, later identi ed as 43-year-old Francklin Mirtil, Mirtil ed on foot from the deputy. During the foot chase, Deputy Thomas witnessed Mirtil fall into a ditch, regain his footing and continue to run. As Mirtil continued to ee, Deputy Thomas witnessed a brick type object fall from Miritil's pants. Deputy Thomas deployed his Taser, ending the foot chase and Mirtil was taken into custody. The brick type object dropped in the ditch was recovered and tested positive for cocaine. It weighed 1,166 grams equivalent to just over 1 kilo with a value of approximately $50,000. Also found on Mirtil were two sandwich type bags, one contained white rocklike substance, which tested positive for crac k cocaine weighing 4 grams. The other bag contained mixed narcotics, some of which were identi ed as Alprazolam (Xanax). Amy Newkirch was located by D/S W. Hainley and turned over to Cape Coral Police Department who will proceed with their knidnapping investigation. Mirtil was transported to the Hendr y County Jail and charged with resisting an of cer without violence, possession of cocaine with intent to sell, possession of cocaine and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. He is currently being held on a $275,500 bond. Deputies recover kilo of cocaine in Clewiston The Hendry County Sheriff's Citizen Academy is an exciting 10-week program that provides participants with an up-close look at the Hendry County Sheriffs' Of ce. Class applications are now being accepted for the Sheriff's Citizens Academy scheduled to begin on Wednesday, May 30, from 7-9 p.m. Participants meet one evening a week for 10 weeks. This instruction provides its participants with the latest trends and procedures in law enforcement as well as the duties and responsibilities of the various departments. The Citizens Academy is an educational and informative program that allows citizens the opportunity to learn about the issues that affect law enforcement efforts in Hendry County. Participants will get to have the opportunity to re a gun, and ride with a deputy on patrol. They'll also get to see a SWAT demonstration, K-9 demonstrations, and participate in hands-on exercises, such as processing a crime scene. The Citizens Academy is great for anyone over the age of 18 and it's FREE. All participants must have a background free of felony and violent misdemeanor convictions. If you are interested and wish to learn more about the eld of law enforcement in general and about the Hendry County Sheriff's Of ce please let us know. Sign up for Citizens Academy A two-year-old child died as the result of a tragic traf c incident in Clewiston at about 12:59 a.m. Saturday, May 19. According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, a 2001 Ford Explorer driven by 22-year-old Hermelinda Ramirez of Clewiston, was traveling east on El Paso Ave. E, approaching San Diego Street S, when she made a wide right turn onto San Diego St. S and traveled onto the east shoulder. The front left wheel traveled off the shoulder and the vehicle overturned into a canal which parallels San Diego St. The passenger compartment was submerged under water. The driver was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. It has not been determined if the child, Alex Perez-Ramirez, had been restrained inside the vehicle. The child was pronounced dead at 1:35 a.m. at Hendry Regional Medical Center. An investigation is being conducted to see if alcohol was a factor in the crash. FHP requests anyone with information concerning this crash contact Cpl. Jeff Rongish at 239-344-1730 ext. 1192 or call CRIMESTOPPERS to remain anonymous. In a separate incident May 15, a LeHigh Acres man was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. Joseph R. Fraughton, 31, was riding his 1995 Honda motorcycle west on SR 80, west of CR 833, when he lost control of his motorcycle. He attempted to negotiate the road curing right, but traveled onto the eastbound lanes and struck the front left of a 2008 Ford F150 driven by Estella Torres, 55, of LaBelle. The motorcycle overturned and came to a nal rest on the grass shoulder of SR 80. The truck came to a nal rest in the north grass shoulder of SR 80. Ms. Torres and her passenger, Alexandriamarie Leal, 17, also of LaBelle, were uninjured. The crash occurred at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 15. Child dies in crash Click It or Ticket ongoing According to the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traf c Safety Administration, from 2006-2010, 130,854 passenger vehicle occupants were killed in motor vehicle traf c crashes and over half (54 percent) were unrestrained. As a partner in this year's Click It or Ticket mobilization, Hendry County Sheriff's Of ce will be increasing high-visibility belt enforcement efforts to save more lives on our roadways. During the May 21June 3 crackdown, Hendry County motorists can expect to see an increase in of cers helping save more lives by strongly enforcing seat belt laws around the clock, including at night. Regardless of the vehicle you're in, not wearing a seat belt can still turn into a tragedy. NHTSA statistics show that in 2010, 22,187 passenger vehicle occupants were killed in motor vehicle crashes. Yet, 51 percent of them were not wearing seat belts at the time of their fatal crashes. It's a simple x to save your life and the life of a loved one. Click It or Ticket ongoing

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4 Caloosa Belle May 24, 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. by Les Morgan Thomas Monaghan is the founder, president, and chief executive of cer of Domino's Pizza. From 1970 to 1985, Domino's grew from a small debt-ridden chain to the second largest pizza company in America. When asked to account for the phenomenal growth of the company, Monaghan explained, "I programmed everything for growth." And how did he plan for growth? "Every day we develop peoplethe key to growth is developing people." Not special cheese, not a tasty crust, not fast delivery schedules, but people! Just as Thomas Monaghan emphasized the importance of people, so must we. Rick Warren writes in The Purpose Driven Life, "I have been at the bedside of many people in their nal moments, when they stand on the edge of eternity, and I have never heard anyone say, Bring me my diplomas! I want to look at them one more time. Show me my awards, my medals, that gold watch I was given.' When life on earth is ending, people don't surround themselves with objects. What we want around us is people people we love and have relationships with. In our nal moments we all realize that relationships are what life is all about." What does Memorial Day weekend mean to you? Extra time off from work? A three-day weekend? Eating? Grilling out? Fun time? The Indy 500? Hopefully, Memorial Day is a time of remembering those who paid the ultimate sacri ce for our freedom as Americans. It's a terrible thing to forget those who are worth honoring with our remembrance. At a commuter train station a policeman noticed a woman driver with her head bowed over the steering wheel in obvious discomfort. The police of cer asked her, "Is there anything wrong?" Half crying and half laughing, she said, "For ten years I have been driving my husband to this station every morning to catch this train. This morning I forgot him!" One of the biggest lessons that we need to learn is that God didn't put us here for us! God put us here for others! Someone has well said, "Say goodbye to me, but not to the thought of me." We need to remember the deceased. Originally, Memorial Day was instituted to remember the Civil War dead, but over the years it has become a time to remember all deceased veterans and others who paid dearly for our freedom. This is one reason why it has long been called "Decoration Day." Many people still go to the graves of their loved ones and decorate them as a sign they haven't forgotten them. I read that on an average day about 750 people will visit the USS Arizona in Hawaii. I have been there and it is a remarkable encounter. However, on Memorial Day weekend about 4,600 people will visit that memorial. A similar pattern is noted at the Vietnam Wall in Washington, DC. The average attendance on a normal day some 3,000 people will visit that sacred site. But on Memorial Day weekend the crowd doubles, with an average of 7,600 people will visiting. John Wesley, founder of the Methodist movement in the 1700s, said, "Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can." It certainly is tting to express appreciation the best way you can as you honor those who are no longer with us. Certainl y the Lord Jesus encouraged that with His words regarding His life-exchanging offer when He said, "Do this in remembrance o f Me." The Apostle Paul included in his teaching to the church at Galatia, these words: "Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family o f believers." (Gal. 6:9-10). This weekend let's all remember our fallen heroes. Pray for their families who miss them terribly. Be sure to do an act of kindness to another in their honor. God bless our deceased veterans. God bless those who remember any of their deceased loved ones!Dr. Les Morgan is pastor of Caloosa Baptist Church in LaBelle, located on Highway 80 across from City Hall. Memorial Day: Honors our heroes Interview Don’tsby Matt KindermannMany interview tips can be found online by reading the career sections of large newspapers, editorials on the major job search sites and on social media pages such as Linked-In. Or, you can gather some helpful suggestions by reading the Caloosa Belle! Other sources can be found in the public libraries under titles including Job Interviews for Dummies and others. The most important thing to remember during any interview is to prepare standard answers to the most common questions and always limit any answer to 45 seconds or less in order to avoid the dreadful disease of the mouth. Don't bring your technology into the interview. Leave your cell phone in the car. How many times do you go to the movie theater and sit through the opening previews where the inevitable "Please Silence Your Cell Phone" is thoroughly ignored by at least one fellow movie goer? Remember how you felt about that one person in the whole theater that gave you that bad impression? Don't be that person to the interviewers. Don't feel the need to exhibit all of your nasty habits before the end of the interview. Itching, chewing your nails, picking your nose, using your pen to scratch your toes and uttering sounds other than clear speech should be avoided. The best place for your hands are clasped in your lap. You can, and should, use some minor hand gestures when giving an answer to compliment a point, but try not to look like an Italian cab driver having a road rage moment. Don't look nervous. Some interviewers will have you sit in a swivel chair, hand you a push pen and hold the interview on a tile surface. This is on purpose and you should practice your interview with these props and setting. Many people swivel their chair when uncomfortable, and do not realize it. Imagine how much of an answer to an interview question will be received during the distraction of having a candidate rock back and forth in their chair. Other common disastrous distractions are having the candidate incessantly click the push pen or tap their feet, which can be heard loud and clear by anyone other than the oblivious candidate. Southwest Florida Works is the regional state workforce board for Hendry, Glades, Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties. For job search assistance or employer support, speak with an employment representative nearest you by going to www.sw works. org and click on "Locations." Matthew Kindermann Les Morgan Flower saleThe LaBelle Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi would like to thank everyone who made our recent Flower Sale such a success. Special thanks to Larry Luckey, Pat McGill, Jamey Sealey, Nancy Cantu, Annie Ayers, Lindsay Carr, Lucinda Kelly and Reyna Garza for their support. Beta Sigma Phi holds this fund raising event annually to help support it's scholarship given to a deserving LaBelle High School graduating girl and other service projects in the LaBelle area. Thank You On Saturday, May 26, at 9 a.m. American Legion Post 130 will place ags in preparation for Memorial Day at the Fort Denaud Cemetery. On Memorial Day May 28, Legionnaires w ill host services at The Fort Denaud Cemetery at 11 a.m. The Post Honor Guard will present a 21 Gun Salute. The community is w elcome at this 144th annual celebration of Memorial Day. Memorial Day ceremony

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GRAND OPENING! GRAN INAUGURACI"N! GRAND OPENING! GRAN INAUGURACI"N!Se Habla EspaolUrgent & Convenient Care Center Katie Drake, D.O. KEVIN DRUMMOND CAMPAIGN FUNDRAISERCome out for a great meal and support the community Saturday, June 9th • 11:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Barron ParkSR 29 (Bridge Street) & Park AveFor More Information call or e-mail 863-234-3480 kevin@electdrummond.com www.Electdrummond.comPaid and approved by Kevin Drummond, Republican Party for Hendry County Supervisor of Elections SHEWMAKER ANIMAL HOSPITAL IMMOKALEE ANIMAL CLINIC CLEWISTON MOBILE UNIT CLINIC Your pet will always be cared for by a licensed veterinarian1/2 Price on Dentals Free Kidney & Diabetes testing with annual Wellness Exam 1/2 Price boardingDisclaimer: The Patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. LOW COST VACCINATION CLINICS 5 Caloosa Belle May 24, 2012 Special Guests at LaBelle RotarySubmitted photoBibi Bahrami, founder of Awaken Inc., Afghan’s Women’s And Kid’s Education & Necessities, made a presentation to the Rotary Club of LaBelle. Pictured with Bibi is Michelle Brunetto, Rotary President and Bibi’s husband Dr. Saber Bahrami. Bibi founded this organization ten years ago in the Nargarhar Nan Province, Afghanistan. Their mission is to provide programs and services to help individuals and families become literate and self-suf cient. Bibi is now in Afghanistan assisting in Awaken’s Behsood Medical Clinic, which is near a village of over 21,000 people. Dr. Saber and Bibi have been residents of Muncie, Indiana, for the last 20 years. The nal session for this year's Youth Leadership Hendry Glades Class 2012 was to be a community service, civic engagement day. The entire day was spent at Fish Eating Creek Campground courtesy of Patty and Allen Register of Gatorama. The Registers provided the class with the use of a lovely cabin/porch, which had been the original "Check-In Shack" for our discussions and our meals, as well as allowing the students and facilitators a full day of use of the canoes! Breakfast was provided by The Talkin' Monkeys Project, followed by an overview of the day and a brief talk about the Creek from Patty. Then it was on to the canoes for a clean-up adventure on the creek. Several of the students and facilitators had never been in a canoe before, but they became quite adept by the end of the day. After about two hours of scavenging both in and along the banks of the creek, we met back at the docks with canoes lled with all manner of trash ranging from paper scraps and cans to road signs, carpeting and tires! It w as quite a haul of garbage. All of the trash was loaded into a trailer provided by the Registers and it amounted to almost a half full trailer load which Allen took to the dump, where it all should have been to begin withNOT in the creek. Lunch was a pot luck affair provided by our facilitators, Liz Shaw, Sonja Crawford, Kim Hamilton, Tricia Gonzalez and Debbie Misotti. John Ahern was kind enough to donate, cook and deliver our shredded pork for sandwiches. After lunch there was another discussion session about available volunteer projects in the area and opportunities which could allow the students to accumulate service hours and contribute to the greater good. A review of future goals and how our young leaders could contribute to the community closed out the discussion. The remainder of the day was dedicated to good times and better memories out on the creek in the canoes. Next stop graduation along with the adult class on May 31! Community service mark of upcoming leaders Submitted photoYouth Leadership 2012 ended its year with a day of community involvement. The 2012 Hendry/Glades Democrats Unity Dinner is set for Saturday, June 16, at the Clewiston Country Club with a meet and greet attitude adjustment starting at 6:30 p.m. and the meal at 7 o'clock. Tickets are available from the Glades County Democratic Executive Committee, PO Box 1015, Moore Haven, FL 33471. Meal prices are $40 each or $75 for two if reserved w ith payment before June 1; after June 1 the costs increase to $45 and $80 respectively. The cost of sponsoring a table for 8 plus a one page ad in the body of the program booklet is $400. One page ads are $125; half page ads, $75; and, business cards, $40. Contact Ellen Hawk Geake at 239-290-9236 for information on a full page ad on the back cover or the inside covers. Rep. Ron Saunders, 2010-2012 Chairman of the Florida House of Representatives' Democratic Caucus,will be the MC for the event. Rep. Saunders is currently running for the Florida State Senate, District 39. Thomas added the keynote speaker has not been con rmed but will be announced immediately upon con rmation. Democrat dinner set for June 16 by Pat DobbinsAll women who are thinking about getting pregnant in the next 3-4 months should have a sit-down session with their healthcare provider for pre-conceptual counseling (counseling and evaluation of important issues and risk factors pertinent to all women who want to get pregnant, including special medical, surgical, gynecologic, obstetrical and age-related history). Planning a pregnancy gives you and your baby a healthy start. All women of child-bearing years should be prescreened for general health and possible risk factors before attempting to become pregnant. With a small amount of pre-pregnancy planning, many potential complications in pregnancy can be avoided. Women should not smoke, or should quit smoking prior to conception. There is very strong evidence that smoking tobacco is associated with many complications in pregnancy. Additionally, women should avoid alcohol and drugs because they can cause birth defects in a fetus. Women should also take Folic Acid (400mg) once a day for about three months prior to getting pregnant. Folic acid has been shown to reduce the development of defects of the spine such as spina bi da and anencephaly. Eating dark green vegetables and beans are also good sources of essential vitamins needed for a healthy pregnancy. Pre-conceptual counseling can also be for males. Even though the paternal effects of alcohol, smoking and drugs have not been extensively studied in men, the most popular belief is that men play a key role in the health of a developing fetus. Males and females should ask themselves: "Am I ready to be a parent? Can I emotionally, physically, psychologically and economically provide for another human being?" Meeting with a healthcare provider prior to pregnancy allows for screening of risk factors, lifestyle modi cations and immunization. Please remember: Both parents are responsible for the health of their baby! Why is pre-conceptual counseling important? Patricia Dobbins

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6 Caloosa Belle May 24, 2012 Ethel Lavonia Cochran BinfordLABELLE — Ethel Lavonia Cochran Binford 75, died Saturday, May 11, 2012 at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers. She was born in 1936 in Alva, Florida to Elma Lee and Eliza Cochran. Ethel made LaBelle her home with children and husband of 38 years Stanley. She spent her life in the food service industry. Ethel managed The Sweet Shoppe, Owned and operated the B&B Restaurant, and County Girls Jams and Jellys. Ethel was preceded in death by her father, Elma Lee Cochran; and her son, John Wayne Gamba. Ethel is survived by her husband, Stanley Binford; daughter, Beth Gamba Van Wagner (Tim); granddaughter, Lizabeth McKinney; and grandchildren, Sandra and Timmy Van Wagner; mother, Eliza Mae “Lida” Cochran Story who is 95 years old; sisters, Ida Kinchen of Fort Myers, Almeda Stoodt and Jeanette Isley (Lynn) o f Georgia; many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews and extended family and friends A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, May 26th, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the home of her daughter and son-in-law. To get the directions please call Beth her daughter. Arrangements handled by Akin-Davis Funeral Home LaBelle. Obituaries Submitted photoChrist the King Church honors pastorOn Sunday, May 5, Christ the King Lutheran Church paid tribute to their recently retired pastor, Reverend Fred Koehler and his wife, Gloria. Pastor Koehler served Christ the King congregation from 2005 until February of 2012. He was noted for his steady guidance while he served as pastor and for his encouragement and support in the building of a new social hall for Christ the King congregation. A brunch was served by the women’s group and a framed embroidery of the symbol for Christ the King was presented to Pastor Fred and his wife. The Church is located at County Road 78, mile west of State Road 29. Pictured from left: Pastor Nick Moskovites (new pastor), Roosevelt Kerr (Board co-chair), Pastor Fred Koehler, Gloria Koehler and Susan Hansen (Board co-chair). Week 5 Grocery StoreOne meat group item per family member One can of ready to eat soup per family member One fruit group item per family member One box large Ziploc storage bags One vegetable group item per family member One bread group item per family member One Gallon of Water per family memberOther SuppliesExtra Batteries for radio First aid kit ABC Fire extinguisher Hurricane Kit Many people have been impacted by job losses or reduced wages and are having a hard time keeping up with their mortgage payments. If you are concerned about this and would like help, please attend our free Help for Struggling Homeowners Workshop on May 31 at the Beardsley Room in the J ohn Boy Auditorium in Clewiston, from 4-8 p.m. The John Boy Auditorium is located at 1200 S WC Owens Ave. HUD-approved Housing Counselors will be available to meet individually with homeowners to discuss their current situation and possible alternatives to foreclosure. Several alternatives include a loan modi cation, the Florida Hardest-Hit Program (learn more at w ww. hardesthithelp.org), a short sale, or a deed-in-lieu. Representatives from Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County will also be present to answer legal questions regarding foreclosure issues. Participants may stop by any time during the workshop for an individual counseling session. Counseling will be available in both English and Spanish. Free follow-up counseling is also available if assistance is needed in applying for one of the foreclosure programs. Please bring the following documents for the counselor to review: pay stubs and bank statements for the last two months, documentation on other forms of household income such as unemployment, social security income and child support, current mortgage statement and your 2011 tax return or W2. The workshop and counseling are free and are sponsored by the Hendry County Housing Department and the Empowerment Alliance of Southwest Florida. For more information, please call Angela Johnson at the Empowerment Alliance at 239-658-3325. The Empowerment Alliance is a 501(c)(3) non-pro t organization and is a HUD-approved Housing Counseling Agency. W orried about making your monthly mortgage payment or facing foreclosure? Music campA “JUMP” Music Camp will be held at Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church, 310 Campbell St. from June 11-15, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Register by calling the church of ce at 675-0656. Registration is free. Church Briefs

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No trash pickupThere will be no trash pickup on Monday, May 28, due to Memorial Day Holiday. Normal pickup will resume the next scheduled day. Transfer Stations in both Clewiston and LaBelle will also be closed. Please call 863675-5252 if you have any questions.GOP to meet in LaBelleThe Republican County Executive Committee will hold its June monthly meeting at the LaBelle City Hall, 481 Hickpoochee Ave, Monday, June 4, at 7 p.m. Republican County Chairman Mel Karau invites all Republicans registered in Hendry County to attend. The agenda will include the new precincts and polling places, ling for State Committeeman, State Committeewoman, Precinct Committee Men and Women and meet the candidates. For further information, please call 675-4063.SAO closed for Memorial DayThe Hendry/Glades State Attorney's of ce will be closed Monday, May 28, in Observance of Memorial Day. It will reopen Tuesday, May 29, at 8:30 a.m.Goat impoundedThe Hendry County Sheriff's Of ce has impounded a goat that was running loose off of SR 80 in LaBelle. Please contact the Ag Unit at 674-5600 for more information. Y oga classes at Maple CornerYoga classes have been received so well that they will continue through the summer. Monday class starts at 4:15 p.m. and the W ednesday class starts at 3:30 in the clubhoue at Maple Corner. To enroll or obtain more information, please call Carol Kraft at 863-885-1339.Learn to write grantsYou can learn to write grants Saturday, J une 2, 9 -11 a.m. at the United Way House, 133 N. Bridge St. Please register at: Sbdcseminars.org or call (239) 745-3700. Investment: $20. Learn the secrets in searching for grants for non-pro t businesses at this two-hour w orkshop. The SBDC at Florida Gulf Coast University is a member of the Florida SBDC Network, a statewide service network funded in part through a cooperative agreement w ith the U.S. Small Business Administration. Featured Speaker: Marcia Salmon, grant specialist..Opportunities for small businesses availableSmall business is being offered two opportunities in Hendry County. First, Thursday, May 24, the Small Business Appreciation Luncheon is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. at the Sunrise Restaurant in Clewiston. Joseph Palidin, developer, will speak on reinventing oneself in a tough economy. A proclamation from Hendry County in support of small business will be presented and two nominees for SWFL Entrepreneur of Year Award: one from Hendry and one from Glades Counties, will be recognized. Take this opportunity to network and receive the "thank you" you deserve for your dedication. Lunch is $15 per person. Then, on June 2 9-11 a.m. a Nuts and Bolts on Searching for Grants will be presented at the United Way House in LaBelle. Marcia Salmon, Grant Specialist, will facilitate. Cost is $20. Register online at Sbdcseminars.org or call 239-745-3700 or 239-860-8592.4-H marine team orientationDo you enjoy learning about marine life? If so you are invited to join the fun and exciting 4-H Marine Ecology Teams for Juniors (8-10 yr.), Intermediates (11-13 yr.) and Seniors (14-18 yr.). An orientation on how to prepare and participate in the December 1 State Marine Ecology Event will be held on Tuesday, May 29, at 3:30 p.m. at Dallas Townsend Extension Of ce, 1085 Pratt Boulevard in LaBelle. Study materials are provided. Adult volunteers and team leaders are needed to help with study groups and chaperone activities. The student enrollment fee is $1. Fundraising opportunities will help provide funding for eld trips. For information enrollment forms or volunteer applications contact 4-H Agent Sonja Crawford at 863-674-4092, 983-1598 or Hendry Marine Team leader Margaret England 863-6740695. Bene t for Moose memberSaturday, May 26, beginning at 3 p.m. the LaBelle Moose Lodge will have a bene t for Rick Morton, drummer for country Impack Band and a Moose member in good standing. Entertainment by the Indiana Boys pluse barbecue chicken and ribs with the xin's for $7. Auctions throughout the day. Come to the Moose Lodge, 280 Jaycee-Lions BlvdKids! Learn to swimRed Cross Certi ed Instructor, Flora Zimmerly, is offering swimming lessons for children ages 10 months and older. Contact Assistant Instructor, Angela Maddox for more information at 863-234-6073.Dems to meet in ClewistonHendry and Glades County Democratic Executive Committees will hold their joint monthly dinner meeting at Clewiston's Sunrise Restaurant on Thursday, May 31, at 6:30 p.m. The meetig is open to the public but only precinct committee members and elected Democratic of cials living in Glades or Hendry County may vote on issues. Major items to come before the local Democrats are the Hendry-Glades Democrats Unity Dinner scheduled for June 16 with Congressman Alcee Hastings as keynote speaker and Rep. Ron Saunders, chair of the Florida House Democratic Caucus, as master of ceremonies, the Florida Democratic Party's Vote By Mail campaign, and the June 4 8 qualifying period for candidates including those running for precinct committee positions. Tickets for the Hendry-Glades Democrats Unity Dinner, $40 for one and $75 for two, will be available at the meeting. Glades County Democrats Chair Ellen Hawk Geake will have information on the event program booklet and ad sizes available. Hendry County Democrats chair Joe Thomas said consolidating Hendry County's 23 precincts into 10 precincts will have some effect on the composition of the DEC; however, precincts with 1,000 or more registered voters may have one additional precinct committeeman and committeewoman. Thomas added it appears that at least 7 of the new precincts will qualify for 4 committee members each. Precinct Candidate Oaths with the Party Loyalty Oath will be available at the dinner meeting and Thomas and Ellen Hawk Geake can make certain they are turned in at their respective Elections Of ces after 12 noon on Monday, June 4. Kiwanis meeting changeThe Kiwanis Club in LaBelle is making a change for one of their meetings. On each third Tuesday of the month, the meeting will be held at the Kiwanis Thrift Store. The Kiwanis Club of LaBelle regularly meets on Tuesday evenings at 5:30 p.m. at Beef O'Brady's on Hwy 80. Please attend a meeting to nd out what Kiwanis is all about. We have regular guest speakers from the community who give interesting, educational and valuable information about what's going on in our community. Kiwanis adult scholarshipsThe LaBelle Kiwanis Club is accepting applications for adult scholarships through July 2. The Kiwanis Club of LaBelle believes in education and awards annual scholarships to adult students which are selected by the club's scholarship committee. The scholarships are designed to recognize and support exceptional students looking to achieve higher education. The scholarships are applied towards the student's tuition. Applications can be picked up and dropped off at the Kiwanis Thrift Store which is located at 155 S. Bridge Street. For more information, you can call the Kiwanis Thrift Store at (863) 675-4043. Community Briefs Put your card in this space for six weeks for Only $90! Call us at 863-675-2541 or e-mail cbadsales@newszap.com for more info HERE’S MY CARDKeep the number of these locally owned businesses on hand for all of your service & shopping needs. 7 Caloosa Belle May 24, 2012

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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, Broke r Paul@PaulRoser.co m 239/564-200 2 $ 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$ 7 9 5 0 0 0 R E D U C E D Beautiful, rare wat erfront propert y zoned Commercia l w/2 homes REDUCED REDUCED REDUCE D Cell/Text www.labelleriverside.com Riverside Real Estate45 South Riverview Street LaBelle, FL 33935863-675-2718 Lic. Real Estate Broker INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY 1.59 Acres w/ 277 frontage on Hwy 29 and 3 Steel Buildings w/overhead doors facing Hwy 29 and Industrial Loop. $387,000 RIVERFRONT LOTS w/large dock-LaBelle (Caloosa Cove) Lot #16 $199,900 Lot#17 $99,900. Both Lots $269,000 w/ owner “nancing option. on .84 acre corner lot, screened porch and covered carport. $44,900 863-675-4500or visit our website atwww.soland.comSherri Denning Licensed Real Estate Broker Associates: Trisha Arnold, Tony Barnes, Emily A. Bates, Cindi Beer, Edwin Bosley, Gregory Bone, Lisa Cleghorn, Beverly Curtis, Donna Kane, Paul Meador, Wayne Simmons and Denise Walker BRING THE FAMILY grow your own garden and horses are welcome at this wonderful 3/2 brick, ranch style home. Enjoy the great outdoors on over 2 acres, partially fenced with a pole barn & shed. This wonderful home is in Move InŽ condition and is located less than 2 miles from the public boat ramp. $175,000 WWW.BELLEREALTY.COM 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 2 w w w w w w . B B e e l l l l e e R R e e a a l l t t y y . c c o o m m Terri Banky Lic. Real Estate Broker Associates:Shary Weckwerth, Stephanie Weatherford, Sandra Alexander and Lisa Andrews C H E C K O U T A L L O U R L I S T I N G S O N L I N E COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL $20,000 per Ac. 2 to 3 Ac. Commercial out parcels in Port LaBelle, several to pick from. $40,000 and up Commercial acreage in Port LaBelle. Call for locations and sizes available. $79,000 Commercial Corner across from new soccer “elds. New stucco, electrical & insulation. Partial remodel needs you to “nish. $89,900 1/2 Ac. Commercial Lot on Davis St. $102,250 4+/Ac. Zoned PUD, could be commercial or multi family, next to store in Port LaBelle. $169,000 1 ac on Main St., busy downtown loc. w/older bldg. $169,000 SR 80 Corner Ac, B-1 w/billboard income. $189,900 Vacant 2 ac. on SR 80, west of town $199,000 Commercial/Industrial Bldg on S. Bridge St. Over 4,000 sq. ft. Can be divided. $295,000 Cowboy Way 5 Ac +/Industrial. Will split, Cleared & Filled, Seller Financing. Water/sewer nearby $641,203 Railroad access in Moore Haven. 29+/ac. close to Hwy 27 & river. Water & sewer nearby. WATERFRONT $119,000 Over 1 ac. on the river, Ft. Denaud Rd. $165,000 2/2 pool home, fantastic river views. Of“ce w/separate entrance, attached workshop. $192,500 Ft. Denaud 1 Ac. $198,000 Boat docks are permitted. 3/2 plus den w/new kitchen & baths in 2010. Brand new wood ”ooring, appliances included. $259,900 3/2 pool home on 1 ac. Home features formal dining & den. $399,000 Highest elevation along the river w/600 porch. 3/2 home includes RV garage & 2 car attached garage & a “nished basement for future apartment. $550,000 Spectacular 7 Ac Pasture w/ Oaks, 500 ft on the River. Great investment, future land use 3 units per ac. $998,000 Riverfront pool home on 6.5ac. Updated in 2010. Granite counters, “replace and stainless appliances. Irrigation, workshop, boat basin and 2 boat docks included. $999,900 Commercial waterfront motel loccated on Intracoastal waterway. 5.2 ac! $1,300,000 Own a piece of history Historic Tyrell Gardens. Beautifully renovated 5BR/3BA home on 3.4 ac. with 800 ft of old and new river frontage. 48 hour notice required. LOTS & LAND $2,500 Port LaBelle Lots $6,400 Moore Haven Yacht Club $8,900 Mobile home lots $25,000 Beautiful .45 ac. located in the city 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, Se Habla Espanol MOBILE HOMES maintained manufactured home + 2/2 mobile home. $100,000 manufactured home located in 55+ community. Over 1,700 sq. ft. of living area and located right on the Caloosachee River. $99,000. City of LaBelle on oversized lot, features woodlike ”ooring & carpet, master bath has tiled shower, overspacious kitchen and much much more. Priced to sell at $69,900. tured home on .75+/acre. Located near shopping and schools. Small older frame home also on the property that could use a little TLC for additional rental income. $60,000. Haven. $50,000. 3/2 manufactured home on 2.5+/acres located in Pioneer. $49,500. .25+/acre. $21,000. Call about our vacant land! LOTS Priced to sell at only $33,150. Possible seller “nancing. sion $35,000. plenty of oak trees for your dream home. Located in a gated deed restricted comminity. $23,900. S/D $20,000. subdivision $20,000. $18,750. $16,000. To view all our listings please visit our website www.newhorizons-re.com e-mail: greg@newhorizons-re.com Greg Miners Lic R.E. Broker; Associates Delia Miners, Lisa Cox Gladys Dieguez, Neal Livingston, Tim Gonazlez & Hugo VargasSe Habla EspanolUNDER CONTRACT 13.33 Acre working grove. Hamlins. South, needs TLC pasture & woods. $132,500 Seller “nancing Great ing. Will divide. $7,000 per acre. Seller “nancing Sweetwater Land Co. LLC Linda Dekle Davis, Lic. Broker 863-517-1153Linda Dekle Davis • Lic. Real Estate Broker 20 AC, D/W, “replace, front porch, barn. Peaceful, secluded Muse. $175,000. 40 ac. with custom 4/3 home. Plus DBL-wide for guests/ in-laws. $480,000. 20 ACRES in Muse $79,000 LARGE CUSTOM HOME 1st Av. off Belmont. Zoned Commercial. $365,000. 13.33 AC, S. imp. pasture $48,654, Seller “nancing Possible Seller “nancing South $3500 PER ACRE Seller “nancing Will divide! CHARMING HOME in Double J Acres on 1 ac. w/lots of oaks $85,000. 66 AC Farmland south $7,000 per acre. Seller “nancing 80 AC PRODUCING Orange GROVE, DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE Secluded, for rent in Muse $650per month DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE For rent on 2.8 acres $675per month MOBILE HOME for rent on SR 29 South 8 Caloosa Belle May 24, 2012Muse activitiesMay 26, Country Jam Session and pot luck dinner at 6 p.m. All events are open to the public and w ill be held at the Muse Community Center Bldg. on Loblolly Bay Road (Hwy. 720). Come out for a fun evening and meeting y our neighbors. For further information call 863-674-0467.Think Children’s TheatreThe Children’s Summer Theatre Program this summer will be The Big Bad Musical, by Alec Strum, music and lyrics by Bill Francoeur August 10, 11 and 12. This year’s program will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5-7 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon. Saturday sessions will include a 20-30 minute program on The Busy-ness of Theatre and will include guest speakers. A graduation program will be held at the cast party on August 12th. Auditions will be held June 28 at 5:30 p.m. and June 30 at 9 a.m. Participants must be available August 10, 11 and 12 for the production! All children who register will have a part in the production. Rehearsals begin July 5. Pre-register before June 25 and the fee is $50 for the rst child and $35 for each additional child. After June 25, registration fee is $75/child. Children must be Kindergarten to 15 y ears old. To register, please email for a brochure or visit their Website: WWW. FIREHOUSECULTURALCENTER.COM/ CHILDREN-S-PROGRAM.HTML A CT offers counseling and related servicesAbuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. is a non-pro t agency serving victims of sexual assault and domestic violence in Hendry, Glades and Lee Counties. ACT offers individual and group counseling, safe emergency shelter, 24-hour hotline and forensic examinations for survivors of rape. For more information please call 239-9393112 or 1-888-956-7273. A nimal Rescue in needAnimal Rescue of LaBelle at 721 Busser A ve. in North LaBelle (by the Handy on 78) is in need of a washer. For more info call them at 612-0228 or 342-2076.Legion sh fry and Sunday breakfastJoin the American Legion for its sh fry the rst Friday of each month, 5-7 p.m. Check out breakfast the rst Sunday every month, 699 SR 80W. V FW news VFW Post 10100 will hold a Yard Sale starting at 7 a.m. on Saturday, May 26. Come to VFW Post 10100 and check our inexpensive lunch menu. There will be a Turkey Shoot at VFW Post 10100 on Sunday, May 27, at 1 p.m. VFW Post 10100 serves the best Charcoal Grilled Hamburgers in town every Saturday from 11:00am – 1:30pm for $3. Serving stops promptly at 1:30pm please come early. VFW Post 10100 has Bingo open to the public every Sunday at 2 p.m. Best Charcoal Grilled Hamburgers in town every Saturday from 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. for $3. Serving stops promptly at 1:30 p.m. Please come early. AMVETSAMVETS Post 2012 is the rst and only one in Hendry County. Any armed forces veterans honorably discharged since WWII are eligible for membership in the AMVETS. For more information call 863-675-8008 or 239-246-3094. Come into VFW Post 10100 for an application and a calendar of events. For information on any of these VFW activities, please call: 863-675-8008. The post is located on SR 29S by the rodeo grounds. Conservationists to meetThe Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its regularly scheduled board meeting today Thursday, May 24, at 1 p.m. in the large conference room of the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building. 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: May 25. Please call and schedule your appointment. For more information call 863.675.0997 or visit our Web site at www. caloosahumanesociety.org. Please be a part of the solution and spay or neuter your pet!Chamber social tonightJoin Center State Bank and the Chamber o f Commerce May 24, 5-6:30 p.m. for networking, refreshments, door prizes, 50/50. Come to 45 N. Bridge Street. Community Briefs

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THE 144TH MEMORIAL DAY Memorial Day was chosen by our nations leaders as the day we honor the men and woman that have served in the U.S. Armed Forces for their service to our country, and was rst observed on May 30, 1868. On that rst Memorial Day, owers were placed upon all the graves of solders at The Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. Mothers, Wife’s, Sons and Daughters wept at the site of so many owers on so many graves. Here in LaBelle, Florida, the American Legion Post 130 the VFW Post 10100 and the DAV Chapter 144 along with members of the Hendry County community honor those who served our country by gathering and placing the Flag of a grateful nation on the gravesite of each veteran. Please join Post 130 at the Fort Denaud Cemetery on Saturday, May 26, at 9:00AM and help us place ags in preparation for Memorial Day May 28. American Legion Post 130 will host Memorial Day Services at The Fort Denaud Cemetery at 11:00 AM on May 28. The Post Honor Guard will present a 21 Gun Salute. Please Join us for the 144th annual celebration of Memorial Day God Bless America and those who defend Her Tony Alvarez American Legion Post 130 Ah! never shall the land forget How gushed the life-blood of her brave ~William Cullen Bryant From all of us at thePort LaBelle Inn 863-675-4411 Thank You Thank You Thank You Thank You Thank you Thank you Thank You Thank You Thank You Thank You Thank You Thank You From all of us atSouthern Heritage 863-675-4500 www.soland.com A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. ~Joseph Campbell From all of us atNathans Barber Cuts 863-675-3911 Vote in Honor of a Veteran on August 14 & November 6Vote Brenda Hootsfor Supervisor of Elections www.votebrendahoots.comPolitical Advertisement Paid for and approved by Brenda Hoots Democrat for Supervisor of Elections Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.Ž ~ Billy Graham From all of us atRandys Garage 863-675-1032 Peace to each manly soul that sleepeth; Rest to each faithful eye that weepeth... ~Thomas Moore From all of us atNew HorizonsReal Estate Corp 863-675-1973 www.newhorizons-re.com We come, not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them. ~Francis A. Walker From all of us atRobbie WhiteQuality Used Appliances & Repairs 863-673-8944 Better than honor and glory, and Historys iron pen, Was the thought of duty done and the love of his fellow-men. ~Richard Watson Gilder From all of us atLaBelle Plumbing Corp 863-675-1155 On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes of a mighty nation! ~Thomas William Parsons From all of us at theAmerica Legion Post 130 863-675-8300 www.legionpost130.org These martyrs of patriotism gave their lives for an idea. ~Schuyler Colfax From all of us at theLaBelle Family Florist 863-675-7700 http://www.labellefamily”orist.com From the of“ce ofPeggy HamptonHendry County Tax Collector The dead soldiers silence sings our national anthem. ~Aaron KilbournElect Kevin Drummondfor Supervisor of Elections www.electdrummond.comPolitical Advertisement paid and approved by Kevin Drummond, Republican Party for Hendry County Supervisor of Elections Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.Ž ~John 15:13 From all of us atWhitesFurniture & Appliances 863-675-0717 In Memory of my fallen comrades. Youre not forgotten.Col. Tom Corbitt, USAF. Ret for Hendry County Tax CollectorPolitical Advertisement Paid for and approved by Tom Corbitt, Republican for Hendry County Tax Collector The story of Americas quest for freedom is inscribed on her history in the blood of her patriots. ~Randy Vader From all of us at theForrey Grill 863-612-0423 www.forreygrill.com All we have of freedom, all we use or know This our fathers bought for us long and long ago. ~ Rudyard KiplingPeggy S. Hamptonfor Hendry County Tax CollectorPaid Advertisement paid for and approved by Peggy S. Hampton, Democrat for Hendry County Tax Collector From my military family to yours! We commemorate the heros who risked their lives for freedomVOTE RIGHT! Vote for Kim Harris-White for Hendry County Supervisor of Elections www.facebook.com/kimharriswhite Political Advertisement Paid for and approved by Kim Harris-White Democrat for Supervisor of Elections Gods angels often protect his servants from potential enemies.Ž ~ Billy Graham Thank you to all those who have served our Country! FromSweetwater Land Co.Linda Dekle Davis • Lic. Real Estate Broker863-517-1153 The patriots blood is the seed of Freedoms tree. ~Thomas Campbell From all of us atRhodes Aluminum & Concrete863-675-4627 All In One and the Herrero Family Pray for your safety and a quick return.All In OneCarpet & Upholstery Cleaning863-675-7297 In remembrance for those who paid the ultimate price may God be with you and your families.From all of us at the of“ce ofPhillip PelletierHendry County Property Appraiser863-675-5270 www.hendryprop.com They are dead; but they live in each Patriots breast, And their names are engraven on honors bright crest. Spectacular Eyecare 863-675-2015 www.spectaculareye.com As America celebrates Memorial Day, we pay tribute to those who have given their lives in our nations wars. ~John M. McHugh From all of us at theCaloosa Belle 863-675-2541 www.”orida.newszp.com And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country. ~John F. Kennedy From all the men and women at theHendry County Sheriffs Of“ice 863-675-5600 10 Caloosa Belle May 24, 2012 11 Caloosa Belle May 24, 2012

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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 12 Caloosa Belle May 24, 2012 Submitted photosBlack Heritage 3 on 3 Tournament Bishops PrideWinners of the May 19 Black Heritage Festival 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament Bishop Pride First place: CJ Jones, Bobby Jones, Ellis Johnson, Dedrick and Maurice McClain. Thanks for the support of the Fordson and Sunset Community and our sponsors: New Horizons Real Estate Corp, Brenda Hoots, Corbitt Clark Consulting, Inc. and Cowboy Closet at LaBelle High School.All StarsSecond place The All Stars: Michael Lopez, Devante Ray, William Thomas and Nookie Williams. Team Lopez third place: Louie Lopez, Ray Johnson, Andrew Jeanbaptiste and Sharkie. Antunez, Raulerson LHS Athletes of the Year David Antunez and Gennifer Raulerson were named Male and Female Athletes of the Year at the LHS Annual Awards Ceremony. David was Fall and Winter Athlete of the Year when he was named MVP of the football team and MVP of the Boys’ Soccer team. David kicked eld goals, ran back kick offs and played defensive back for this year’s team. David was named MVP of the Treasure Coast All Star game in Palm Beach as well. In soccer, David led the state in goals scored and was second in the nation in goals scored during the 2011-2012 soccer season. ‘G’ helped both the girls volleyball and softball teams to go deep into the playoffs again this year. Gennifer holds the school career dig record for the Cowgirls’ Volleyball team. Gennifer also had another outstanding year as the pitcher on the Cowgirls’ softball team. Gennifer led the area with 117 strikeouts and an ERA of 1.62. She has signed a scholarship to play softball at South Florida Community College in Avon Park. Coach McClain Sr. would like to say congratulations to Christian Escobedo (SR) for taking home the Male Spring Athlete of the Year award. He also received the Team MVP award, and he holds the school record in the clean and jerk and total weight combined with a 480 pound total in the 139 weight class. Jesus Castillejo (SR) and Ulysses Williams (JR) received the Cowboy Pride Award, Dann y Robinson (SO) received the Most Improved Award and Caleb Rimes (So), Pedro Rodriguez-Lopez (SR), Brandon Miners (JR), and Ellis Johnson (JR) received the Rookie of the Year award. Great job Cowboys on a memorable season! They brought home two rst place trophies, 2 third place trophies, and 1 fourth place trophy as a team. LaBelle Boys Weightlifting Team Spring Awards Banquet May 17 Submitted photoMale and Female Athletes of the Year Female Athlete of the Year Gennifer played volleyball and softball and was a 4 year letter winner in both sports. In volleyball. Gennifer led the team in digs and has over 781 digs for her career, a school record. In softball she was nominated All Area again, with 117 strike outs 1.62 ERA and was 2011 Pitcher of the Year. She signed a scholarship to South Florida Community College. David played football and soccer and was second in nation in soccer goals scored. He holds a majority of LHS Soccer records and in football is credited with a 52 yard eld goal. He was MVP of the Treasure Coast All Star Game and had 4 touchdowns this season. Sign up for the LonghornsLaBelle Longhorns sign ups are held every Saturday in May early sign ups by May 31 will be $20 off. Football $85; after May 31 $105. Cheerleading $100; $120 after May 31. Pracice begins August 1 at Davis-Pratt Field, 6 p.m. Physicals will be soon. Check the paper for dates and times.Summer Sports CampA basketball camp is scheduled from June 11-15. The camp is for boys and girls entering into grades Kindergarten through ninth. The cost will be $70 for the rst child, discounted for each sibling after that. You can contact Coach Kelley in several ways. Please mail your request to: kelleyd@hendry.k12. .us or you may call him at 674-4574 or 674-4120 ext. 227 for information.Big Cypress ORV ClosureBeginning at 12:01 a.m. Monday, June 4, the annual 60-day recreational ORV closure for all units of Big Cypress National Preserve that allow for wheeled ORV access will begin. The closure will be lifted on Friday, August 3, when recreational access will resume. The 60-day seasonal closure allows a period free from resource pressures related to ORV use. The ORV closure within Big Cypress National Preserve was rst instituted in 2002. Landowners, and their guests, that hold special use permits to access private properties within the Preserve will retain continued access to property along approved routes. Due to low water levels recreational access into recreational closure for airboat use within Zone 4 of the Stairsteps Unit will not resume until further notice. Zone 4 of the Stairsteps Unit allows access via airboats only. The Bear Island, Turner River, Corn Dance Units, and Zones 2 and 3 of the Stairsteps Unit provide for access b y speci ed, wheeled ORVs. All management units within the Preserve allow for ORV travel along designated trails only. Sports Shorts

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For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Employment Full Time DIESEL MECHANIC• Diagnoses and performs repairs, maintenance and inspections on heavy machinery.• Experience with trucks, farm machinery and other diesel equipment.• Perform engine, transmission, drive train, brakes, chassis, diagnosis and repairs on cane harvesting and industrial equipment. • Repair conveyors, engines, A/C systems, hydraulic systems, gear boxes, pumps, turbines, fans, valves, tracks, etc. Email your resume or Apply Online Jdooley@ussugar.com www.ussugar.com Employment Full Time Kiwanis Thrift Store in LaBelle Assistant Manager Duties: Fill in where needed, supervise, cashier, sort donations, pricing, balance cash drawer, make pickups/deliveries. Manage/train volunteers and community service people. Research & place items for sale on eBay/Craig’s list, sale, post, pack and ship as needed. Quali cations: High school graduate, retail experience, online sales experience Send Resumes To: P.O. Box 2161 LaBelle, FL 33975 When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Employment Full Time Employment Full TimeLooking for irrigation workers. Valid ID required. Full time position. Call Mon to Thurs 8am to 3pm for more details 239-728-2428 Bilingual preferred Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean u p a breeze! How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Employment Full Time Machinist-Full Time PermJob Responsibilities Sets up, calibrates and operates machining equipment including manual engine lathes, shapers, jig boxes, brakes, grinders, drill presses, milling machines, and heavy duty presses to assemble and or fabricate parts and complex assemblies. Job Requirements •3 + years conventional machining experience. •Ability to read and interpret speci cation manuals, blueprints, templates and layouts. •Ability to read caliper’s, micrometers and gauges. •Ability to grind tool bits. •Ability to work shifts and overtime as necessary.Email Jdooley@ussugar.com Apply online at www.ussugar.com Employment Full Time For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Business Opportunities 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. For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Lawn ServiceGonzalez Lawn Service, LLC: Complete lawn care; pressure cleaning; tree trimming; and general repair. Lic & Insured. Call today for your free estimate! (863)673-6388 or (863)675-1166 Tree Removal/ TrimmingTree & Lawn Services, removal, trimming, stumps, shrubs, ower beds, mowing, lot and right-of-way clearing. Over 25 years experience. Locally owned 239-357-5111 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Buildings & Sheds 12x20 well Built shed has roll up door with door on side. Yellow Leticia 239-657-0708, Rhonda 239-896-4190 Computer/ SuppliesDell Desktop Computers with accessories. Several available at Star Quick Mart 21450 SR 80 in Alva, bring this ad and get 1/2 off any desktop computer. 863-517-2782. Medical ItemsWheelchair Scooter lift with cargo carrier, electric. $500 obo. Call: 941-812-1202 ask for Bud. Pets/SuppliesShih-tzu male puppies ready for new home $300. 863-265-0195 Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. Buying a car? Look in the classifieds. Selling a car? Look in the classifieds. For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Lawn & GardenVW Baja Bug 1956 Rust free from Arizona. 1641cc engine $3800 Call 675-6135 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com ApartmentsGreentree South Apartments Available for Immediate Occupancy 2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments Ask about our movein specials. Spacious Apartment in quiet, country setting. Full time bilingual Site Manager. Community Room, Tot lot, Playground, Activities. Sewer and trash included in rent, no additional charge to resident. Handicap units available. Rental rates starting at $602. Call 675-0313 TDD #1-800-955-8771 40 Greentree Drive, #101, LaBelle 9:00 AM -5:00 PM, Mon-Fri Equal Housing Opportunity How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. 13 Caloosa Belle May 24, 2012 Reading a newspaper provides the opportunity to get involved in your community.No wonder newspaper readers are more popular! For more listings, go to www.newszap.com

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NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING Notice is hereby given that in accordance with Chapter 77-562 Florida Acts of 1977, The Board of Supervisors of Flaghole Drainage District has caused to be prepared a budget of the cost of maintaining and operating all of the work and improvements of the District for the period beginning October 1, 2012 and ending September 30, 2013, and that said budget is on le in the Of ce of the District, 5500 Flaghole Road, Clewiston, Florida. The Board of Supervisors of Flaghole Drainage District will meet in the Of ce of the District on June 1, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. for the purpose of hearing objections and complaints with respect to said budget. 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 verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FLAGHOLE DRAINAGE DISTRICT JOE MARLIN HILLIARD PRESIDENT 418023 CN 5/24/2012 NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING Notice is hereby given that in accordance with Chapter 77-562 Florida Acts of 1977, The Board of Supervisors of Sugarland Drainage District has caused to be prepared a budget of the cost of maintaining and operating all of the work and improvements of the District for the period beginning October 1, 2012 and ending September 30, 2013, and that said budget is on le in the Of ce of the District, 5500 Flaghole Road, Clewiston, Florida. The Board of Supervisors of Sugarland Drainage District will meet in the Of ce of the District on JUNE 1, 2012, at 8:15 a.m. for the purpose of hearing objections and complaints with respect to said budget. 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 verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS SUGARLAND DRAINAGE DISTRICT JOE MARLIN HILLIARD PRESIDENT 418028 CN 5/24/2012 NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING Notice is hereby given that in accordance with Chapter 77-562 Florida Acts of 1977, The Board of Supervisors of Hendry Hilliard Water Control District has caused to be prepared a budget of the cost of maintaining and operating all of the work and improvements of the District for the period beginning October 1, 2012 and ending September 30, 2013, and that said budget is on le in the Of ce of the District, 5500 Flaghole Road, Clewiston, Florida. The Board of Supervisors of Hendry Hilliard Water Control District will meet in the Of ce of the District on June 1, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. for the purpose of hearing objections and complaints with respect to said budget. Additionally, this notice advises that, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry Hilliard Water Control 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 verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS HENDRY HILLIARD WATER CONTROL DISTRICT JOE MARLIN HILLIARD PRESIDENT 418029 CN 5/24/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 2431 2008 1074433-03000010290 Danny Robert Cook Lot 29, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 28th day of June, 2012. Dated this 16th day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 417964 CN 5/24,31 & 6/7,14/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 2493 2008 1074433-03000220110 Jose A. Olivera Lot 11, Block 22, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 28th day of June, 2012. Dated this 16th day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 417968 CN 5/24,31 & 6/7,14/2012 NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF LANDOWNERS OF HENDRY-HILLIARD WATER CONTROL DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of Hendry-Hilliard Water Control District, and in accordance with Chapter 298, Florida Statutes 1941, and law amendatory thereto, the Annual Meeting of the Landowners of Hendry-Hilliard Water Control District, for the year 2011, will be held at the of ce of Hilliard Brothers of Florida, Ltd., 5500 Flaghole Road, Clewiston, Florida on Thursday, June 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 Hendry-Hilliard Water Control 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 Hendry-Hilliard Water Control District By: Joe Marlin Hilliard President 418019 CN 5/23/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 1733 2008 1224432-01000480070 Lucky Path, LLC Lot 7, Block 48, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416881 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 1948 2008 1254432-A0001460000 Wadig Rolando Marquez and America F. Herrero De Marquez The North one-half of the East one-half of the South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast 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 598, 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 June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416880 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 LEGAL NOTICE The following vehicles will be sold at public auction at Clewiston Towing 600 E Sugarland Hwy Clewiston Fl 33440 on June 4th, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.: 1999 Volvo, VIN: 4VG7DARJOXN765640 2006 Great Dane, VIN: 1GRAA06296K274620 2000 VW, VIN: 3VWCA21C6YM426621 ***We have the right to refuse any and all bids**** 417826 CN 5/24/2012 PUBLIC NOTICE The regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Sugarland Drainage District has been scheduled for June 1, 2012 at 8:15 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 418016 CN 5/24/2012 PUBLIC NOTICE The regular meeting of the Board O f Supervisors of Hendry Hilliard Water Control District has been scheduled for June 1, 2012 at 8:30 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 418017 CN 5/24/2012 PUBLIC NOTICE The regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Flaghole Drainage District has been scheduled for June 1, 2012 at 8:00 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 418015 CN 5/24/2012 Apartments 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 Apartments1br 1bath very large living room. Upstairs apartment only $130 weekly includes electric and water. Only $50 deposit. Call Jaime 863-781-3429 CITY OF LABELLE 1br, furn.ef c. apt., inclds all util, satallite TV, W/D, wireless internet avail. $650./mo(239)370-8532 LABELLE LARGE 1BR + extra sleeping area, 1BA apt. Huge kitchen with connecting dining area. Fully furnished. Newly refurbished, painted, hardwd rs, etc. Cold C/Air. All utils. included. High spd. internet avail. W/D. $750/mo. Call 239-370-8532 Near Center of LABELLE 1 br. Furnished Apt. Living Rm, & Kitch. $550 per month. No pets. Sec. deposit required. 863-234-1153. Houses RentMuse3 bedroom house $525 month, $500 deposit, rst and last. Also mobile homes for rent. 863-675-1414 Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? Apartments Houses RentNear Center of Labelle2 br./2 ba., kitc. dining area, LR/DR, utility rm, & screened porch. No pets. Sec. dep. req. $750 mo. 863-234-1153 PORT LABELLE AREA: 3 BR, 1.5 BA, C/Air & Heat. New kitchen. Carport. $600 mo. Call (863)228-4182 RIVER HOMENear Clewiston, Hwy 80. Boatyard, golf course, 2 BR, 2 BA, FL room, Large private yard. $850 mo. Call (970)708-9993. Storage Space RentA Load & Lock Storage5775 SR 80 • LaBelle, FL863-674-1876Alarmed Units • Security Cameras • Outside Storage Mobile Storage • 5x5 up to 10x30 Units • A/C Units Penske Truck RentalsBring this ad and receive $50 off rst months rent Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds. Shop here first! The classified ads Storage Space RentLABELLE RENT-A-SPACE Cowboy Way & Kennedy Blvd. Monthly includes tax: 5’x10’ $42.80; 8’x10’ $53.50;10’x10’ $58.85; 8’x25’ $96.30; 24 hr access $25 returnable key deposit. 863-675-2392 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Houses SaleHouse on 5 +/acres, 3bedroom 2 bath, block house. Dining room, living room, Florida room, plus extra room in back. Sears Rd $125,000 863-673-2306 PROPERTY INCLUDES 2 homes and several out buildings and a total of 4.86 acres in two parcels. Owner will sell homes together or separately, but large home must sell rst. Owner must retain possession for 6 months after closing and will pay a fair lease back. Property has 36 x 24 barn and sheds and is fenced and cross fenced for livestock. Night owl surveillance cameras with a 500’ range secure property day and night. Big house has a walk-in attic that could be nished into a large room/s. Large pond is 3’ at shallow end to 12’ at deep end and stocked with carp. Hurricane shutters for all windows. New sauna just installed in home. Dog pen has automatic watering system. Wanda Bankston, Bankston Realty. 863.675.1059 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Mobile Home RentMobile Home for rent and RV Park hook up’s available. shady Acres Park, Palmdale $300 p/month 863-265-0366 Singlewide mobile home 3br, 2bath only $120 weekly. No a/c provided. Electric and water included. Call Jaime 863-781-3429 Mobile HomeSale3BR/2Ba singlewide mobile home for rent in Ortona. Call John at (863) 675-3777 or (863) 673-6080 only $450 monthly. Bank repo 4br/2bath. Must sell only $59,900 located in Horseshoe Acres on 1/2 acre lot. 863-675-8888 or 863-673-4325 BANK REPO’S Starting at $15,000 Mobile Home Angels 561-721-2230 Homes of Merit doublewide setup in nice subdivision near town only $55,900 with nancing available with average credit. Call (863) 675-8888 or (863) 673-4325 New 3br/2ba Jacobson doublewide only $49,900. very easy nancing. 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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 holder 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 2469 2008 1074433-03000160110 Francisco Ramos Lot 11, Block 16, The Woodland Subdivision, according 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 28th day of June, 2012. Dated this 16th day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 417967 CN 5/24,31 & 6/7,14/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 1694 2008 1224432-01000290030 Dora Rodriguez & Daisy Cuencio Lot 3, Block29, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416619 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 1804 2008 1224432-01000740030 Inez Saenz Deviteri Lot 3, Block 74, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416615 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 1811 2008 1224432-01000760010 Everlinda Marina Toledo Lot 1, Block 76, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416863 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 1714 2008 1224432-01000380120 Coral Parkways Holdings, Inc Lot 12, Block 38, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416867 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 1721 2008 1224432-01000420050 Joseph L. Despagne Lot 5, Block 42, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416874 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 1472 2008 1144432-A0001130000 G.A.M.E. Investments, Inc. The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to a drainage canal of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3371, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 28th day of June, 2012. Dated this 16th day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 417963 CN 5/24,31 & 6/7,14/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 2256 2008 1354432-A0001790100 Edward S. & Emilie T. Palcowski The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 35, 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 3824, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 28th day of June, 2012. Dated this 16th day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 417959 CN 5/24,31 & 6/7,14/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 2260 2008 1354432-A0001890100 Gary Scott Miller The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 35, 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 3848, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 28th day of June, 2012. Dated this 16th day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 417962 CN 5/24,31 & 6/7,14/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 2295 2008 1364432-A0000300100 Martha Elena Caballero And Junior Martinez The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 36, 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 4847, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 28th day of June, 2012. Dated this 16th day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 417957 CN 5/24,31 & 6/7,14/2012 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS LEASE OR SALE OF OFFICE BUILDING, 88 S. MAIN STREET, LABELLE, FLORIDA 33935 RFP NUMBER: 2012-19 OPENING DATE AND TIME: JUNE 7, 2012 @ 2:00 P.M. Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, for the sale or lease of a Hendry County Of ce Building, 88 S. Main St., LaBelle, Florida 33935 (Parcel I.D. No. 2-29-43-02-610-0000-009.0), a 3,320 sq. ft. building. In order 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 June 7, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request wi ll be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the Bid 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 or sell the property, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this bid, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this bid, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this bid, 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 417390 CB/CN 5/17,24/2012 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS SALE OR LEASE OF OFFICE BUILDING 90 N. MAIN STREET, LABELLE, FLORIDA 33935 RFP NUMBER: 2012-20 OPENING DATE AND TIME: JUNE 7, 2012 @ 2:00 P.M. Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, for the sale or lease of the of ce building at 90 N. Main St., LaBelle, FL 33935 (Parcel I.D. No. 2-29-43-02-150-0004-002.0), a 2,356 sq. ft. building. In order 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 June 7, 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 or sell 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 417381 CN/CB 5/17,24/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 2309 2008 1364432-A0001020100 Ana Maria Marzan The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 36, 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 4691, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 28th day of June, 2012. Dated this 16th day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 417958 CN 5/24,31 & 6/7,14/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 2236 2008 1354432-A00012001000 Gary L. Blackledge and Praxedes M. Blackledge The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 35, 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 4501, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 28th day of June, 2012. Dated this 16th day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 417956 CN 5/24,31 & 6/7,14/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 2121 2008 1274432-A0001400000 Gustavo Rodriguez and Angel Rodriguez & Mercedes Rodriguez The South one-half of the West one-half of the South one-half of the Northeast 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 West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 92, 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 June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416887 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 2139 2008 1274432-A0001910000 Felix Gomez Carballo The North one-half of the East one-half of the North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast 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 and subject to a canal easement over and across the North 25 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 112, 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 June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416865 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 15 Caloosa Belle May 24, 2012

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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 holder 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 2195 2008 1344432-A0001000000 Israel Carrion, Iris Cabrera And Merlyn Lebron The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 34, 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 4301, 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 June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416618 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 2516 2008 1314433-A0000760000 Elvin Cruz & Carmen J. Cruz The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southwest 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 5950, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 28th day of June, 2012. Dated this 16th day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 417970 CN 5/24,31 & 6/7,14/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 2526 2008 1314433-A0001070000 Gary Scott Miller The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest 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 South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 6102, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 28th day of June, 2012. Dated this 16th day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 417971 CN 5/24,31 & 6/7,14/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 2509 2008 1314433-A0000330000 Iris Valdez The East one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest 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 East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5965, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 28th day of June, 2012. Dated this 16th day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 417969 CN 5/24,31 & 6/7,14/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 2311 2008 1364432-A0001100100 David H.Wan The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 36, 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 4727, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 28th day of June, 2012. Dated this 16th day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 417961 CN 5/24,31 & 6/7,14/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 2264 2008 1354432-A0002000100 Jean Marcellus The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 35, 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 3928, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 28th day of June, 2012. Dated this 16th day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 417966 CN 5/24,31 & 6/7,14/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 1591 2008 1154432-A0001970000 Euclidez Muniz and Juana Rosado The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 15, 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 at Tract 2580, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 28th day of June, 2012. Dated this 16th day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 417965 CN 5/24,31 & 6/7,14/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 1914 2008 1254432-A0000520100 Mishaan Abraham & Flor de Mishaan & Humberto Becerra The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter the Northeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5097, 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 June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416868 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 2189 2008 1344432-A0000690100 Jesula Tossaint and Marie R. St. Phard The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 34, 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 4255, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 28th day of June, 2012. Dated this 16th day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 417960 CN 5/24,31 & 6/7,14/2012 REQUEST FOR BIDS PAVING FOUR STREETS IN PIONEER PLANTATION IN HENDRY COUNTY BID NUMBER: 2012-21 OPENING DATE AND TIME: JUNE 21, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, for “Paving Four Streets in Pioneer Plantation in Hendry County”. In order to be considered, bids 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 June 21, 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 Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935 (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. Bidders are encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Conference on June 7, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the Engineering Department, 99 E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida 33935. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this Bid, 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 417974 CB/CN 5/24,31;6/7,14/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 2116 2008 1254432-A0001010000 Paul Williams The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 650, 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 June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416883 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 1787 2008 1224432-01000660060 Lesandra & Osvaldo Rivera Lot 6, Block 66, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416885 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 262009CA000468XXXXXX CITIBANK N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR THE MLMI TRUST SERIES 2006-HE5, Plaintiff vs. JANICE M. LEE WILLIE D. LEE; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, Defendants NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated May 7, 2012, and entered in Case No. 262009CA000468XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein CITIBANK N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR THE MLMI TRUST SERIES 2006-HE5 is Plaintiff and JANICE M. LEE; WILLIE D. LEE; UNKNOWN TENANT NO.1; UNKNOWN TENTANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on the Section Floor in front of the Main Clerk’s Of ce at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL 33935 at Hendry County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 6th day of June, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 14, BLOCK 7, HARLEM ADDITION NO. 5 TO CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 48-49, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNERS AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901, and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED at LaBelle, Florida, on May 8, 2012. BARBARA BUTLER As Clerk, Circuit Court By: J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk SMITH, HIATT & DIAZ, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff PO Box 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 Telephone: (954) 564-0071 417100 CN 5/17,24/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 26-2010-CA-001217 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE STRUCTURED ASSET SECURITIES CORPORATION MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, 2006-NC1 Plaintiff, v. LUCIA HERNANDEZ; JESUS HERNANDEZ; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendant(s), who (is/are) not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties claim as heirs, devisee’s, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, spouses, or other claimants; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 14, 2012, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in HENDRY County, Florida, described as: IN THE SE 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 42 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HENDR Y COUNTY, FLORIDA, BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A 3/4 ” IRON BAR MARKING THE SE CORNER OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 42 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, THENCE N 8956’20” WEST A DISTANCE OF 210.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE N 8956’20” WEST 210.0 FEET; THENCE N 0001’30” EAST 210.0 FEET; THENCE S 8956’20” EAST 210.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 0001’30” WEST 210.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING ONE ACRE, MORE OR LESS, LESS STATE ROAD NO. 78 RIGHT-OF-WAY. a/k/a 2245 EVANS ROAD, LABELLE, FL 33935 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at in front o f the of ce of the Clerk of Circuit Court being on the second oor of the administration building of the Hendry County Courthouse, La Belle, Florida, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, at 11 o’clock a.m. on June 13, 2012. Any person c claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as to the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at LaBelle, Florida this 16th day of May, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ J. Bevis Deputy Cler k Douglas C. Zahm, P.A. 12425 28th Street N, Suite 200 St. Petersburg, FL 33716 727-536-4911 phone 727-539-1094 fax IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS AN Y ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE DEPUTY COURT ADMINISTRATOR WHOSE OFFICE IS LOCATED AT THE CHARLOTTE COUNT Y COURTHOUSE, E. MARION AVENUE, PUNTA GORDA, FL 33950, AND WHOSE TELEPHONE NUMBER IS (941)637-2281, WITHIN TWO WORKING DAYS OF YOU R RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL 1-800-955-8771.417821 CN 5/24;31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder 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 1652 2008 1224432-01000110100 Christopher & Melissa Christ Lot 10, Block 11, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416614 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 16 Caloosa Belle May 24, 2012 Public Notice

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18 Caloosa Belle May 24, 2012 Pioneer scholarshipThe Pioneer Plantation Homeowner’s Association is offering a scholarship to help with college, technical or trade school. The graduating senior must be a permanent resident of the Pioneer community. The intent is to encourage and help the youth of the area to pursue their future goals. For more information please contact Fred or Pat Bosley at (83)983-9544. Applications should be submitted to: Pioneer Plantation Homeowner’s AssociationMary Sue Smith retiringMary Sue Smith will be retiring from LaBelle High School after serving Hendry County Schools since 1982. A retirment party will be held at the LaBelle High School Media Center from 2:30-4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30. Please come by and wish her well. For further informtaion, you can call Cyndi Allen at 863-674-4120, ext. 222.Scholarship opportunityThe Rotary Club of LaBelle is offering a scholarship to two students who have graduated from Edison College (or will graduate by August) and will be attending a public university or college in the State of Florid a in the Fall. There are some speci c requirements applicants must meet. For more details and to receive an application, send an e-mail to MarkLapp@embarqmail.com.Opera at ICAInternational Christian Academy of LaBelle (K-12) is coming to the end of their second year of school. In celebration, International Christian Academy’s Children’s Choir will present “Noah & Company,” an opera. This opera will be performed on Thursday, May 31, at 7 p.m., at International Christian Fellowship’s auditorium. There will be refreshments served afterwards. The church and school is located at 233 Clark Street. International Christian Academy is a private school meeting the needs of the individual student, by placing each child where he or she will learn, grow, be challenged and succeed. ICA accepts the Step Up For Students scholarships (www.stepupforstudents.org) and the McKay scholarship (www. oridaschoolchoice.org). For free tickets or other information, please contact Dora Carnes at (863) 674-0224 or Tracy Co, M. Ed. at (863) 675-4227. School Briefs 4-H members participated in County Events at the LaBelle Extension Of ce to w in a place to compete in District 12 4-H Events held on in Collier County. District 12 4-H Events were held at Corkscrew Elementary School. District 12 consists of Charlotte, Collier, Hendry and Lee counties. The youth presented an illustrated presentation on an interesting topic, submitted a photo/poster, modeled a constructed or selected garment in the Fashion Revue and/or participated in the Share-the-Fun Talent Show. Receiving Blue Ribbons at County Events in the Presentation Category: Sean Chadwick, Maggie Gacula, Savanna Green, Stormie Green, Brittney Harrell, Haley Harrell, Rebekah Lopez, Andy McAvoy, Dustin Padgett, Harry Plamondon, Joseph Rourks, Harley Yates and Iman Zekri. Recieving Blue Ribbons at District Events in the Presentation Category: Sean Chadw ick, Maggie Gacula, Brittney Harrell, Haley Harrell, Rebekah Lopez, Andy McAvoy, Harry Plamondon and Iman Zekri. Sean, Andy and Harry will be presenting their demonstration during Florida 4-H Congress the week of July 23-27, 2012 in Gainesville. Receiving Blue Ribbons at County Events in the Fashion Revue Category: Maggie Gacula, Savanna Green, Stormie Green, Brittney Harrell, Haley Harrell, Mia Herrera, J ustin Mickelsen, Abby Plamondon, Renee Plamondon, Edilia Rodriguez, Ashley White and Harley Yates. In the junior division; rst place was awarded to Haley Harrell with Maggie Gacula in second place. Edilia Rodriquez took third place. In the intermediate division; rst place was achieved by Mia Herrera with Brittney Harrell in second place and Harley Yates in third place. In the senior division; Ashley White captured rst place. A shley will be modeling her garment at Florida 4-H Congress the week of July 23–27, 2012 in Gainesville. Receiving Blue Ribbons at District Events in the Fashion Revue Category: Maggie Gacula, Brittney Harrell and Haley Harrell. Receiving Blue Ribbons at County Events in the Share-the-Fun Category: Braxton Ford, Shelby French, Wolfgang Lynn, Gabriehl Shock, Mickaylaa Shock, Sevyn Shock, Cody Suchomki and Harley Yates. Receiving Blue Ribbons at District Events in the Share-the-Fun Category: Braxton Ford, Shelby French, Wolgang Lynn and Cody Suchomki. Braxton, Wolfgang and Cody achieved second place with their instrumental act. In the Junior Photo Competition: Animals – 1st place Justin Mickelsen, 2nd place Zachary Tanner, 3rd place Hannah Bechtel; Architecture – 1st place Zachary Tanner; Black and White 1st place Zachary Tanner, 2nd place Lane Rutter, 3rd place Lane Rutter; 4-H Theme – 1st place Lane Murray, 2nd place Lane Rutter; People – 1st place Zachary Tanner, 2nd place Hannah Bechtel, 3rd place Justin Mickelsen; Plant – 1st place Carlos Puente, 2nd place Justin Mickelsen, 3rd place Hannah Bechtel; Scenic – 1st place Zachary Tanner, 2nd place Carlos Puente. In the Intermediate Photo Competition: Animals – 1st place Dustin Padgett, 2nd Ciara Rutter, 3rd place Ashley Schoe eld; Black and White – Ciara Rutter; 4-H Theme – 1st place Ciara Rutter; Plants – 1st place Ciara Rutter, 2nd place Dustin Padgett. In the Senior Photo Competition: Black & White – 1st place Cassidy Willis, 2nd place Alexas Caputo; People – 1st place Alexas Caputo; Plants – 1st place Alexas Caputo, 2nd place Alexas Caputo, 3rd place Dakoda Rutter. Congratulations to all you who participated in County Events. You all did a great job and we hope to see you next year stronger than before. We would like to thank the 4-H leaders who prepared their members for the event as well as the parents for their participation. Furthermore, we would like to thank our judges Pedro Cabrera, Roy Gonzalez and Pat Johnson. 4-H’ers compete in County and District Events Submitted photoPictured from left, front row – Abby Plamondon, Renee Plamondon, Edilia Rodriguez, Stormie Green, Haley Harrell, Savanna Green, Sevyn Shock, Gabriehl Shock, Justin Mickelsen, Carlos Puente. MMiddle row – Maggie Gacula, Iman Zekri, Rebeckah Lopez, Britney Harrell, Mackaylaa Shock, Harley Yates, Mia Herrera, Andy McAvoy. 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On April 28, 2012, twenty-three year old business entrepreneur and life long LaBelle resident, Kaylynn Doll, celebrated her RE-Grand Opening of her beauty salon All Dolled Up at her new expanded location. All Dolled Up is now located on the corner of State Road 80 and Belmont Street in LaBelle. A fter graduating from Sunstate Academy in Fort Myers in June 2008, Miss Doll brought her talents back to LaBelle. Shortly after graduating, All Dolled Up opened in July 2010. In a little under two years, the beauty salon has employed three stylists and in the heart of a recession, has steadily grown. Stylists include Kaylynn Doll, Shanna Sanders, Mona Tanner and the newest addition to the team, Danielle Hicks, another successful graduate of Sunstate Academy. All Dolled Up shares a combined 46 years of styling experience, and has been featured in television commercials due to its increasing success. All Dolled Up is a full service salon serving men, women and children, and it will soon be offering nail services. Two Swamp Cabbage Queens, a Swamp Cabbage Princess, a Chalo Nicka Queen, Four Little Miss LaBelle pageant winners, a Miss Sugar, and a Miss Okeechobee have all donned the winning hair styles and make-up provided by All Dolled Up. From cuts and color to hair extensions and waxing, the stylists of All Dolled Up offer an array of services for every client. For all your special occasions, don’t forget to make your appointment early by calling (863) 675-2225. From everyone at All Dolled Up, a deep heartfelt thank you to their loyal customers for making this expansion such a success. Come and Get All Dolled Up there’s nothing better APPLIANCES & REPAIRS CAR RENTAL CARPET CLEANING CARPET AND UPHOLSTERY CLEANING Deep Clean, Sanitize, Deodorize PRESSURE WASHING AVAILABLE! Over 25 years exp. Locally owned/operated 863-675-7297 to schedule CHIROPRACTIC ADVERTISING PAYSPeop l e are searc h ing f or your services! Let them know where to find you with an ad in our Business & Service DiretoryAd prices can go as low as $13.52 per week with a 52-week contract Call us at 863-675-2541 For more information CRAFTINGRubber Stamp and Scrapbooking Supplies Craft and Hobby Classes Handcrafted Gallery and Consignments Open Monday Through Friday 10am to 6pm Saturday 9am to 4pm Classes and Workshops as scheduled Lehigh Town Centre 25 Homestead Rd. N. Unit 25 • Lehigh Acres, FL (239) 303-7003 www.caseyscraftemporium.com ROOFING SOCIAL ORGANIZATION A A m e r i c a n L e g i o n P o s t 1 3 0Fi s h F r y Every Friday from 5pm-7pm $7.00 B B A R B I N G O Every Tuesday ( ( M e m b e r s & G u e s t s O n l y )B r e a k f a s t B u f f e t 1st Sunday of the month 8am-11am $6.00699 W. SR 80 LaBelle, FL (863) 675-8300 P P u b l i c W e l c o m e d € l e g i o n p o s t 1 3 0 o r g TREE SERVICE HUNTERS HUNTERST TREE REES SER ER VICE VICE• Tree Trimming & Removal •Stump Grinding • Shaping & Topping863-675-0403Licensed and Insured LABELLE AREA BUSINESS & SERVICEDIRECTORY 19 Caloosa Belle May 24, 2012 Submitted photo/ Nikki YeagerGarden Club Celebrates 30 Years:The LaBelle Garden Club invites everyone to a special celebration Memorial Day, May 28, in honor of their 30th anniversary. Share food, fun and fellowship, plus lots of reminiscing. The covered dish dinner will be held at Pat Johnson’s home, 1231 Pollywog Drive SW. at 5 p.m. Bring your favorite dish, dinner at 5:30. North side of river, take Nobles Rd to Nobles Ave. to Pollywog Dr. SW. Contact Charter member Irene Doub at 863-675-0374 for more information or Pat Johnson at 863-675-8335. In 1981 Kenneth and Alice Frost lived in LaBelle, and both loved to garden. Ken talked helped form the Greater LaBelle Garden Club on May 27, 1982, with the constitution and by-laws. Monthly meetings were at the Women’s Club building. Today the club meets at the Dallas Townsend Agricultural Building the 4th Monday evening from September May. Pictured: Today bromeliads the club planted at Bob Mason Park in the spring of 2006 have lled in and many more spots in the park are ourishing with plants. It’s a pleasure to have such a beautiful park right ‘on the river’. Thank you to the club members and park maintenance crews who help keep the park nice for the community for picnicking and shing. Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantPictured from left: Mona Tanner, Shanna Sanders, Chamber Secretary Sara Townsend, Chamber Director Nancy Hendricison, owner Kaylynn Doll and her ancee Wayne Raulerson, Chamber Director Bryan Beer, Mayor Paul Pulletti and Danielle Hicks.

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20 Caloosa Belle May 24, 2012 Submitted photo/ Beth LutkenhausSunshine State Scholar Derek Bass and his family were honored at the Sunshine State Scholars statewide recognition banquet in Orlando. Each school district in Florida selected their most outstanding science and math student based on classroom achievement, teacher recommendation and ACT/SAT scores. Derek was selected to represent Hendry County. These outstanding scholars, along with their parents and teachers convened on Orlando to receive their awards. The students also had the opportunity to meet with representatives from Florida’s colleges and universities. Students and their families spent 2 days learning about opportunites in Florida. Many renowned educators in Florida were guest speakers including: Commissioner Gerard Robinson, Dr. Jimmie L. Davis, President of S.T.E.M. Florida, Frank Brogan, Chancellor State University System of Florida, Roberto Martinez, Chairman State Board of Education. From left: Ricky Bass, Tammy Bass, Derek Bass, Commissioner of Education Gerard Robinson and Superintendent Richard Murphy. Submitted photo/ Lucinda KelleyMcVey enters Scholarship ProgramMiss Brennah McVey, a junior at LaBelle High School, has met the requirements based on her PSAT test scores to enter the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. This program has a qualifying selection index of 200 or above placing Brennah in the the top 50,000 scoring out of over 1.5 million program entrants. Because of her high performance and outstanding academic potential, she will now be invited by colleges and universities in which she is especially interested. We will nd out in September whether Brennah will continue on in the scholarship competition to the seminal round. Congratulations to Miss McVey. Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantOld TimersAT RIGHT: Honored guest speaker Gloria Williams taught English in LaBelle for 33 years. Her remembrances of LaBelle, in particular those she called the “good, decent hardworking” people of Ford and Sunset Park, were a focal point of the Old Timers celebration May 17, singling out many longtime residents whose “passion and perseverance” helped sustain the community over the years. Her theme was pride. Her renditions of Maya Angelou poetry. FAR RIGHT: 2012 Old Timer Queen Pearl Johnson and King Joseph Long, Jr. at the 2012 black Heritage Old Timers Dinner May 17. Submitted photos/ Carolyn FordA Day for FamilyBlack Heritage Festival a day for family: Keazyia, Chanel, Charnell, LaKeitsha Williams (mom), Keshaunte, Red and Jessie.