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Title: The Caloosa belle
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Place of Publication: LaBelle Fla
Publication Date: 07-12-2012
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Thursday, July 12, 2012 50¢ Plus tax V ol. 89 No. 28 A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will arrive on August 6, 2012, to examine all aspects of the Hendr y County Sheriff’s Of ce policies and procedures, management, operations and support services,” Sherif f Steve Whidden announced today. “Hendry County Sheriff’s Of ce has to comply with approximatel y 260 standards in order to receive accredited status,” he noted. For more information regarding the CFA or for persons wishing to offer written comments about the Hendry County Sheriff’s Of ce’s ability to meet the standards o f accreditation, please write: CFA, 3504 Lake Lynda Drive, Suite 380, Orlando, Florida, 32817. Sheriff Steve Whidden said, “The Assessment Team is composed of law enforcement practitioners from similar agencies. The assessors will review written materials; interview individuals; and visit of ces and other places where compliance can be witnessed.” The CFA Assessment Team Leader is Brad Hodge of the Satellite Beach Police Department. Other teams members are Wend y Puglis of Martin County Sheriff’s Of ce and Brian Hester of St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Of ce. Once the Commission’s assessors complete their review of the agency, they report back to the full Commission, which will then decide if the agency is to receive accredited status. Henry County Sheriff’s Of ce accreditation is for three years. Comment requested on HCSO by Patty BrantCaloosa Belle Girl power ain’t what it used to be. No pink posies and Barbie dolls here, but Elmira “Myra” Johnson is making it felt at American Legion Post 130. In the end, it’s not Girl Power it’s Veteran Power! The rst female commander of Post 130, Myra may be just getting her feet wet, but she has all the skills and experience necessary for the job, thanks to the Good Lord and Uncle Sam. From July 21, 1991, through October 20, 2000, she served aboard several ships, Myra learned to make her way on her own in the military. So being the rst female commander of Post 130 is a natural for her. Her rst assignment was on the destroyer tender USS Puget Sound out of Norfolk, Va. Her experience working in the all-male environment in the Puget’s print shop was an adjustment, she recalls, but mostly for the men. “After all,” she notes, “I’ve always been a girl” When she rst came on board, she was greeted by signs placed by her fellow lithographers like “No females beyond this point.” They were testing her, trying to push her buttons. When she walked in and one of the sailors behind the counter told her no girls were allowed back there, she gave it right back, asking, “So, New commander making history Hendry County deputies executed a search warrant on July 6 on a houseboat located at 1233 CR 78. The location is on the north side of the Caloosahatchee River at the southernmost section of the property. The search warrant was signed by County Judge James D. Sloan. According to sheriff’s reports, members of the Hendry County Narcotics Unit entered the houseboat at about 12 p.m. Inside they found Christopher Sean Cooper, 37, and Nona Gause, 56, in the living quarters of the houseboat. The inside was thick with haze and gases so deputies rushed the pair out onto the porch area and detained them. Deputies reported a pungent chemical odor and after the pair w as provided with their rights, Cooper told them he was in the middle of manufacturing meth in the bathroom and agreed to answer questions. In the dining room deputies found evidence including two clear plastic bags of suspected meth, which eld tested positive and weighed about Deputies uncover meth lab Submitted photo/ Waddy ThompsonPerfect timingThe colorful “candles” from the nation’s 234th birthday may be long gone, but in this incredible photo of LaBelle’s annual celebration Mother Nature adds her own spectacular touch to the local event. As always, the City of LaBelle put on a crowd pleasing hometown display. Commander Myra Johnson See Meth — Page 2 See Comment — Page 2 See Veteran — Page 2

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See Better, Look Better, Feel Better No-Glare Lenses“The Optical Center” at Family Eye Care 100 N. Main Street LaBelle, FL 33935 863-675-0761 LUNCH SPECIAL!Your Choice of 4 Items Served in 15 minutes or its Free $5.99(Sandwich, soup or salad, chips & coleslaw)LaBelles #1 Restaurant863-342-8216 870 W. Hickpochee Ave LaBelle, FL VOTE BRENDA HOOTS for HENDRY COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS21 Years of Experience in the Elections Of“cePolitical Advertisement Paid for and approved by Brenda Hoots Democrat for Supervisor of Elections Primary Election Aug. 14, 2012 Early Voting July 30 to Aug. 11 General Election Nov. 6, 2012 Early Voting Oct. 22 to Nov. 3 The Books close for Party changes and New registrations 29 days before each election. Unable to Vote Early or go to the Polls on Election Day, request an absentee ballot from the Supervisor of Elections Of“ce. In LaBelle call 863675-5230 and in Clewiston call 863902-3393. 2 Caloosa Belle July 12, 2012three grams. They also found two meth pipes with residue, a partially consumed marijuana cigarette (weighing just under a gram and testing positive for marijuana) and a coffee grinder (used to grind up pseudo tablets) with suspected pseudo ephedrine residue. Scattered throughout the houseboat were numerous empty and partly used Coleman fuel containers, lye containers, draino containers and pseudo ephedrine boxes. In the kitchen were garbage bags and lithium batteries cut open with the lithium extracted. Power aid bottles contained some type of mix of these items. A bag of granule fertilizer was also found on a dining room shelf. On the bathroom oor was a plastic bottle smoking, with a clear glass measuring cup and a white solid substance, which eld tested positive for meth. The solid substance had settled to the bottom and a clear liquid was at the top. The report stated that this was the nal stage o f meth. Cooper said all the items belonged to him and that he made meth for personal use. He also advised of cers that he is the owner o f the houseboat, which is registered to him. Current papers con rmed the registration. Cooper had been living there for about three months and said he had manufactured meth there numerous times. The suspected narcotics and some of the non-hazardous materials were collected for evidence. The boat was left in Gause's control. Christopher Sean Cooper, 37, was arrested and charged with producing methamphetamines, possession of methamphetamines schedule 1, possession of over 20 grams of marijuana and two counts of possession of drug equipment. w hy are you back there?" It was the right comeback and she soon became part of the team. When the Puget was decommissioned, Myra was reassigned to the Shenandoah, another destroyer tender. She deployed on a Med Cruise, seeing Spain, Italy, Israel and France, and also was at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. When the Shenandoah was also decommissioned, she was assigned to the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy out of Mayport, FL one of the rst female sailors to serve on an aircraft carrier. When she was undergoing a dif cult pregnancy, she was assigned shore duty in Pensacola for two years. Her two youngest children require special care, so sea duty w as out of question. "I loved the military," Myra recalls, "but it's hard on a family." Ultimately, she made the dif cult decision to leave the Navy she just couldn't leave her two young children to go out to sea. A Collier County girl, Myra was born in Naples and raised in Immokalee. She graduated from Immokalee High School in 1991. Her dad, Pedro Gonzalez, and grandmother, Aurelia Gonzalez (who will be 99 in September), are still there. She joined the Navy right after graduation. At just 17 years of age, she embarked on a whole new life but she points out that people "mature fast in the military." "It didn't faze me," she said, "I earned the right to be there." She joined the Navy because she wanted to get away and see what the world was like. "I always like to try something different," she added, "experience life." Myra's oldest daughter Alyssa is going off to college and is now the one anxious to get out into the world. Myra just cautions her to remember that "Home is Home." After all, Myra herself was gone for nine years, but of all the places she could have gone, she returned to this area. Home. Myra said she would recommend the military to young people but counsel them to stay single for their rst four years. "You need to have a strong, stable relationship to survive long deployments of up to two years," she points out, "You also need faith in yourself and to learn respect for authority to be successful in the military." She added that the military teaches you not to take your blessings for granted; to appreciate what you've got. In Myra's case, she said she had to beat the "trifecta" going into the military: she was female, Hispanic and young all obstacles that not everyone has. She said the military has been a source of pride in herself, but not because of these obstacles. "It only has to do with being a proud American. You appreciate what you have more when you earned it." Myra became acquainted with the American Legion when she and her husband, Richard, were looking for a place to renew their wedding vows. She didn't even know what the American Legion was, but when she met Legionnaires Tony Alvarez and Bill Davis she said she learned quickly. Now her entire family are members of the American Legion Family. Last year Myra served as historian. Her husband, Richard Kohutek, is Sergeant-at-Arms of the Sons of the Legion and all four children, Alyssa, Bryce, Corbyn and Novie are Junior Legionnaires. They have all helped with the post's sh fries, blood drives and the veterans' organization's Fallen Heroes event, Memorial and Veterans Day celebrations as well as Christmas and Thanksgiving dinners. Alyssa attended Girls State and received the Legion Riders scholarship. Myra feels it's important to "give back to the whole community," not just the veterans, and she is teaching her kids that ethic. The Legion has some 300 members but is always looking for new ones. She said the Post members have a common respect for each other, no matter what their age, gender, background, when or where they served. The common denominator is they all served. Myra said over her year as commander, she hopes to guide the post to become even more involved in the community that has been so great in helping veterans with whatever they may need, to extend its ability to reach out. In addition to the Legion, Myra is active in the Firehouse Community Center with her kids. She wants to see local youth get involved in the Legion's Oracle contest for kids, a scholarship speaking contest promoting patriotism, and hopes to build the already successful blood drive and Children & Youth Fund projects. She added that there is a misconception that the American Legion is a bar for old vets to tell war stories. It is a place where veterans can experience the comradeship of the military, but it is so much more. Commander Myra Johnson invites veterans, and anyone with a close connection to a veteran, to check out this organization. For LaBelle's Legionnaires, the adjustment to its rst female commander is already underway. The guys are learning fast: "She's not a lady, she's a veteran." "Veri cation by the team that Hendry County Sheriff's Of ce meets the Commission's accreditation is a highly prized recognition of law enforcement professional excellence," said Sheriff Whidden. Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantAt 91, John Schall, left, has stepped down as Legion Post 130’s Sergeant-at-Arms, a post he has held for 26 years. He remains on the Executive Board. Outgoing Commander Butch Blake congratulated Mr. Schall at the recent Legion installation ceremony. V eteranContinued From Page 1 MethContinued From Page 1 CommentContinued From Page 1

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Bath salts were a hot topic this month due to the rise in erratic behavior from people who have used the drug. The truth is, though, that this is not an entirely brand new drug. Legislative action on this drug goes back to 2009 when a North Florida woman attacked her mother with a machete and state lawmakers began the push to ban the product from Florida.What are bath salts?The drug called Bath Salts is very different from the product that you put into a bath. The only reason why they have the same name is because the products look similar like a ne powder. You will not nd the "bath salt" drug at Bath & Body Works or Bed, Bath and Beyond. One will not get high by soaking their feet in Epson Salt or taking a bath with Calgon. The bath salt drug is considered a stimulant; it is made up of several chemicals. The chemicals are synthetic derivatives of cathinone, a central nervous system stimulant, which is an active chemical found naturally in the khat plant. Mephedrone and MDPV (3-4 methylene-dioxypyrovalerone) are two of the designer cathinones most commonly found in these "bath salt" products. "Bath salt" stimulant products are sold in powder form in small plastic or foil packages of 200 and 500 milligrams under various brand names. Street names include: Bliss, Blue Silk, Cloud Nine, Drone, Energy-1, Ivory Wave, Lunar Wave, Meow Meow, Ocean Burst, Pure Ivory, Purple Wave, Red Dove, Snow Leopard, Stardust, Vanilla Sky, White Dove, White Knight and White Lightening.What are the effects?People who abuse these substances have reported agitation, insomnia, irritability, dizziness, depression, paranoia, delusions, suicidal thoughts, seizures and panic attacks. Users have also reported effects including impaired perception of reality, reduced motor control and decreased ability to thin k clearly. florida.newszap.com Check out these new features: • Daily Local News Updates • New interactive and easy to navigate format • Plus much, much more!Come see for yourself! Lets Get this Party StartedŽ 1563 Oxbow Drive LaBelle, FL 863-675-4411Lets make a Night Out Affordable with... 3 LaBelleHumberto Perez, 15, was arrested July 6 and charged with burglary of an unoccupied dwelling unarmed. Sgt. G. Elver was arresting of cer. Damian Wilson, 14, was arrested July 6 and charged with burglary of an unoccupied dwelling unarmed. Sgt. G. Elver was arresting of cer. Donald Lee Johnson, Jr., 51, was arrested July 4 and charged with grand theft $300-$5,000. Reports indicate Johnson was captured inside the El Tarasco Restaurant. A video from May 22 also showed him in the building and taking money from an env elope. Sgt. C. Buchhofer was arresting of cer. Preston Lane Nottingham, 20, was arrested July 4 and charged with DUI alcohol or drugs and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. R. Shepherd w as arresting of cer.ClewistonLedarius Dwayne Butler, 20, was arrested J uly 7 and charged with battery resulting in bodily injury. J. Hicks was arresting of cer. Alexander Alvarez, 31, was arrested July 7 and charged with aggravated battery knew or should have known the victim was pregnant. J. Perez was arresting of cer. Deana Kay Hall, 35, was arrested July 6 and charged with a nonmoving traf c v iolation third or subsequent, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana under 20 grams and possession/ use of drugs. M. Thomas was arresting of cer. Danorris Issac Balkcom, 27, was arrested J uly 3 and charged on a warrant with aggrav ated battery known or should have known the victim was pregnant. R. Steed was arresting of cer. A rrest Reports Bene t to be held at the Top Draw in LaBelle, on Sunday, July 15, from 2 p.m. until midnight. Organizers are looking for donated items to be used in a raf e to bene t The Town Family (three girls ages 15, 9 and 3 years of age). They will accept any items from gift cards to items of clothing, toiletry items, bedding items, etc. Items donated will be used by the children or raf ed off to raise money for three girls who lost their mother and all of their belongings in a tornado that hit Venus, FL on June 24. They could use and need as much of your help as you can afford. The youngest girl was injured, but was saved by the mother who held the child and covered her. Prior to this tornado incident the girls lost their father and now have lost their mother as well as everything else in the world except for what they were wearing. We thank you for any donation and should you wish to make a donation of money, you can send it to the T D Bank (863-471-1553) under the account name of "Town Children Fund." Contact Audrey Gibson at 863-673-6144 for any further information. Please come out to the bene t raf e at Top Draw Bar & Grill, 870 West Hickpochee Ave, LaBelle, from 2 p.m. until midnight, Sunday, July 15. Please help: Huge bene t for the Town Family Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantExploring their futureHendry County Sheriff’s Explorers helped man everything from the concession stand to the face painting booth at the recent Fun Day. The group was getting ready to go to a conference in Tallahassee. Pictured in front from left: Daniel Baker, Ramon Vazquez, Justin Gurganious, Dania Granados and Leidy Fernandez. Back row: Assistant Advisor John Dyess, Alex Rubio, Dalton Alexander, Dakota Jarvis, Angel Luna, Liam Drew, Imelda Melgoza, Amanda Phipps and Kasandra Melgoza and Advisor HCSO Sgt. Barbara Brown. 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4 Caloosa Belle July 12, 2012 To Reach UsMailing Address: P.O. Box 518 LaBelle, FL 33975 Physical Address: 22 Ft. Thompson Ave. 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) 6752541 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 Classi“ed AdCall 1 -877 353-2424 to place it from home or go to www.newszap.comFor SubscriptionsPhone: 1-800-282-8586 Visit circulation.newszap.com or email readerservices@newszap.com.StaffNews Editor: Patty Brant Advertising Services: Dale Conyers Advertising Services: Barbara Calfee Executive Editor: Katrina Elsken Publisher: 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 pro“t 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 and work, through our dedication to conscientious journalism. their own intelligent decisions about public issues. purposeful neutrality, fairness, objectivity, fearlessness and compassion. debate, not to dominate it with our own opinions. the prominence it deserves. compassion. Counter-Productive Communicationby Matt KindermannNon-verbal communication during the job seeking processes is key to securing an interview. Some ways in which job seekers fail to connect to employers is how they address themselves when communicating during the application stage. An easy way to turn off a potential employer is using inappropriate contact techniques through e-mail and voice messages. In the daily course of e-mailing job notices to customers, I have seen many, many interesting e-mail addresses. Some e-mail addresses that job seekers use for personal communication are not appropriate for job seeking. Consider the subliminal message effect on potential employers by the following e-mail addresses: politicalextremist@ oustincumbent.com, amaturerocksinger@ headbanger.com or irtycutie@of ceromancedrama.com. While these addresses are highly ctionalized, if your e-mail address gives the impression that you would bring outside personal beliefs into the workplace, then use a different address. I suggest setting up an e-mail address just for job seeking purposes, using your rst and last name, such as Ima.Worker@ goodemployee.com. I have also called customers and heard them answer the phone in unique ways or have left voice mail greetings reminiscent of a Yo-MTV episode. Your personal greeting should clearly state your name in a pleasant tone, request that the caller leave a short message, and ensure the caller that you will return the call promptly. If you are able to take the call personally, ensure that background noise is limited and that you are not using handsfree devices such as Bluetooth or conference settings which can unpleasantly accentuate pronunciations. How you answer and speak over the phone, and how your messages are interpreted, speaks volumes of how you will interact with customers. As a rule of thumb, when actively searching for employment, treat every phone call as a job interview and smile as you talk. 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." Political signs in Port LaBelleCandidate Signs Candidate Signs! Wow, what a controversial issue. But, yes, in Unit 4 Port LaBelle, according to our Covenants and By Laws we do not allow any kind of advertisement except for a real estate sign or a contractor conducting work on the property. At our Board of Directors meeting held June 14, 2012, I had told the Directors how many complaints we had in the of ce about the billboards going up all over Unit 4. They had a very long and lengthy discussion and it was decided by majority vote that we would enforce our bylaws of no signs. I am very sorry for this, but we live in a deed restricted area and our rules are enforced. I have a very hard job, but I take it very seriously. In our bylaws we do not allow cars parked in the front yard, but people still do it. I have to send a letter to ask them not to and every day someone else (who doesn't know the bylaws) parks in the front yard. The house on E. Sun ower that had the sign in the front yard was a renter. I asked him to remove the sign and he complied. I then called the home owner and informed him of our bylaws. Until all people in Unit 4 are informed of our rules, I will continue to do my job and ask that signs be removed. And the person who wrote "Political Signs," you are very correct, it is not fair if one candidate can have theirs out and not others. But, if the law is the law then why do we still have candidate signs in the windows o f homes in Unit 4? If no is no, shouldn't we all comply with the law? If it is no signs that means no signs and to quote the Political Sign person, "It needs to be said that no one candidate should be above the others." So, again no sings means no signs of any kind. If anyone who lives in Port LaBelle Unit 4 has any questions, you can call the of ce 863-675-4168 and I would be more than happy to discuss this issue with you and you are more than welcome to attend the Board of Directors meeting (open to all) held ever y second Thursday of every month. J ackie M. Ratica, Of ce Administrator, Unit 4 PO A Speak Out Matt Kindermann by Pat DobbinsAs the school year winds down, children look forward to the summer and having more time to play outdoors, but risks for childhood injuries increases. Water Safety:Florida leads the country in accidental drowning of children between the ages one year to four years old. Please use water safety measures to help to prevent accidental drowning. Never leave a child unattended in a pool or spa and always watch your child when he or she is in or near water. Teach children basic water safety tips. Learn how to swim and teach your child how to swim. Learn to perform CPR on children and adults, and update those skills regularly. To get more information on Pool Safety, visit: http://www.poolsafely.gov/Heat and Sun Safety:The American Academy of Pediatrics advises that children do not tolerate heat and humidity as well as adults. Drink plenty of water before, during and after physical activity to stay hydrated to void heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion or stroke. Everyone is at risk for skin cancer regardless of age, race or ethnicity. Everyone should practice these sun-safe habits: Dress for summer by wearing lightweight, light-colored and loose tting clothing to re ect heat and sunlight. Wear widebrimmed hats to shade your face and neck from the sun. Consider swim shirts for the pool and beach. Swim shirts are designed for swimming, and some have SPF ratings of up to 150. Protect your eyes and skin by wearing sunglasses and sunscreen (SPF 15 or higher that protect against both UVA and UVB rays). Wear a hat to protect your face, scalp, ears and neck. Exercise and play in the shade during the hottest parts of the day when the sun's rays are strongest: between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Drink plenty of uids, and avoid beverages that promote dehydration (such as alcohol, drinks with large amounts of sugar, and caffeinated sodas). Rest in shady areas when outside, or go inside to an air-conditioned space. Schedule an annual exam with your doctor that includes checking for any changes to your skin and, between exams, you should check your skin monthly for an y changes (don't forget your back!). Bicycle and Walking Safety:Ride with traf c and walk against traf c. Be aware of your surroundings, use sidewalks, trails, and lanes whenever possible and look for well-lit routes at night. Helmets are required for bicycle riders under the age of 16 and being visible, however body injuries can occur at any age so it is safer for all persons to wear a bike helmet. Also, be visible by wearing bright or re ective colors at night. Please remember that bicycle riders must obey the same traf c laws as motorists such as stopping at stop signs, staying in your lane, and using hand signals. Be a responsible bicyclist! We enjoy great weather all year in Florida, but as we prepare for the summer months and rising temperatures, please use precaution and have a safe and healthy summer! Enjoy your summer, be safe Patricia Dobbins

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GOP sheriff candidates to debateJuly 24 will be the date of CFRW’s meeting at the Port LaBelle Inn, 6 p.m. There will be a debate of the Republican Sheriff candidates.Opal Hancock to turn 93Opal Hancock will celebrate her 93rd birthday on July 15 at John Boy auditorium at 6:30-9 p.m. You are all invited to celebrate this important birthday with Opal! Cassie Cracker Caterin’ will serve hearty hors d’oeuvres and beverages; sweet and un-sweet tea, water and coffee. Opal will be so happy to see all of her friends, neighbors and family.Blood drive plannedAmerican Legion Post 130 will have a community blood drive Thursday, July 12, from noon-6 p.m. at the post home on Hwy. 80@. All donors will receive their choice of a T-shirt of movie ticket.Soap making classThe museum’s rst soap making class w as such a success that they have scheduled another class for Saturday, July 21, starting at 9’clock at LaBelle Heritage Museum, 360 North Bridge Street. Once again our “jill of many trades and mistress of most” Pat Newell Johnson will be sharing her knowledge of soap making with a group of eight eager and attentive students. The cost of the class is $10 for which you will receive not only w ritten information on soap making and the bene t of Pat’s class but also your very own bar of cured designer soap. Please call the museum at 863-674-0034 and leave a message if you want to take the class. There may be another soap making class toward the end of August.Mini Health FairsJuly 2012 These health fairs are Free and open to the public doing free blood pressure, weight, pulse and oxygen checks. For more information please call Tabitha Y ebba with Ace Homecare Outreach program at 863-233-1305. Aqua Isles-Thursday, July 12, at 9 a.m. 900 Aqua Isles Blvd., Ace HH #299991018. LaBelle CommonsThursday July 12, at 10 a.m. 284 Bryan Ave., Ace HH License #299991018. Hope Connections LaBelle-Friday July 20, 11 a.m. Cowboy Way, Ace HH #: 299991018. Open to the Public. Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support GroupThursday, July 12, 1 p.m. at Oakbrook of LaBelle, 250 Broward Ave. Ace HH License #299991018. Clewiston Senior Center, Monday, July 16, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. Next to The John Boy Auditorium, Clewiston. Ace HH License #299991018. Hope Connections Moore Haven, Monday July 23, at 11:30 a.m. 691 US 27 NW Moore Haven. Ace HH License #299991018. Collingswood Apartments, Thursday July 12, 8 am. 4001 Collingswood Parkway LaBelle. Ace HH License #299991018. Harlem Gardens Apartments, July 16, 10:00 am. Clewiston Ace HH License #299991018. Candidates in FeldaFelda will hold a Meet and Greet Candidates Forum Monday, August 6, at the Felda Community Center at 6:30 p.m., sponsored by the Felda Community Civic Association. Refreshments provided. Candidates are invited to come out and speak to the citizens of Felda.Widows to meetThe Widows Support Group will meet at Don’s Steakhouse July 19 at 11:30 a.m. All widows welcome.GOP ladies cancel meetingsCaloosa Federated Republican Women have cancelled all meetings for July 2012.Muse activities for JulyJuly 14, Country Jam Session and Pot Luck Dinner at 6 p.m. July 19, MEET AND GREET THE CANDIDATES! All of the candidates that will be on the November ballot will be invited to speak and answer questions. There will be a social hour with refreshments immediately Following the speeches. The event will begin at 7 p.m. July 28, Country Jam Session and pot luck dinner at 6 p.m. All events are open to the public. All will be held at the Muse Community Center Bldg. on Loblolly Bay Road (Hwy. 720). Come out for a fun evening and meeting your neighbors. For further information call 863-6740467.Volunteer for Toys for TotsHendry-Glades Behavioral Health Center is the coordinator for The Marine Toys for Tots campaign in Hendry County this year. We would like to ensure that each child in need receives a toy. To accomplish our goal, we are currently looking for volunteers and support. The types of assistance needed include, event sponsoring, distribution, sorting, delivery, collection box locations, window poster locations, storage, toy donations and cash donations. Also, if you would like to start lists of children in need please contact us and we will get the appropriate paperwork to you. If you, your agency or group can help in any way, please contact, Lydia Rivera at Hendry-Glades Behavioral Health, 863-674-4050 or Joseph Hosick, 863983-1423. Thank you for your consideration as this is a wonderful opportunity to serve the children of our community. Please spay/neuterCaloosa Humane Society offers low-cost spay/neuter services and vaccination clinics to the community. While an appointment for spay/neuter services is necessary, the vaccination clinics are on a walk-in basis from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the same days as spay/neuter. Upcoming spay/neuter and vaccination clinic dates are: July 13, 17, 20, 27. Please call and schedule your appointment today! For more information call 863-675-0997 or visit our web site at www.caloosahumanesociety.org.Be a school bus driverHendry County Schools is having a Bus Driver Training Class from July 23-August 3 at the LaBelle Bus Compound. Please contact Jeannie Lynch at 674-4115 by July 16 if you are interested.Technology series plannedA free Technology Summer Series & Business Networking program is planned for the Bridge Street Coffee & Tea Co., 23 Fort Thompson Ave., 6:30-7:30 p.m. July 31: Data Backup & Disaster Recovery. August 28: Social Media & Email Marketing RSVP Maria at 863-342-8251 or email at maria@simpli edtech.biz.Help Animal Rescue help needy crittersItems are needed for donation for a yard sale fund raiser for the Animal Rescue of LaBelle to take place July 21 at the Animal Rescue of LaBelle on SR 29 on Bridge Street. Please have items clean and usable. Please call Chrissy at 863-675-3300 to arrange a drop off or pick up.Apply now for Leadership sessionsLeadership Hendry and Glades Counties is accepting applications for our Class of 2012 from anyone interested in learning about our communities and want to participate in an informative program that is fun. Once you have been of cially accepted you will be invoiced. Space is limited, so please return your application soon! Contact Susan Jordan at (863) 612-4914 with questions.Muse kids invited to Ortona Recreation Program Ortona Community Association invites children from the Muse area to enroll in the Ortona’s kids summer recreation program. The program runs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Thursday, ending August 9. Ortona’s recreation program has been expanded to match the summer food service program sponsored by the Glades Count y School District. Meals will be prepared at the Moore Haven school and delivered to eight sites throughout the county, including Ortona. The meals are free of charge to all Glades County children 18 years and younger. Lunch hour will be 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. To enroll you children in the full recreation program contact children’s coordinator Amanda Billings 863-234-4288 or Fran Way 883-675-7880. GRAND OPENING!FREE Blood Pressure Checks1. Walk-In Urgent Care 2. Family Medicine 3. Chiropractor 4. Physical Therapy & FREE Screenings 5. Medical Weight Loss!Urgent & Convenient Care Centerwww.urgentandconvenientcare.com 863-342-8260 Se Habla Espaol It all began in 1962. Fast forward 50 years and more than 35,000 graduates later, Edison State College continues to be a Southwest Florida leader in higher education. Our instructors are passionate about bringing real-world expertise to the classroom so our global market. See for yourself. Visit us on campus or online today. 863-674-6000www.edison.eduA Higher Degree of You 5 Caloosa Belle July 12, 2012 Community Briefs

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Betty Corrine Roberts (October 6, 1934 July 3, 2012) KINGSTON, ARKANSAS Betty Corrine Roberts, 77, of Kingston, Arkansas, died July 3, 2012 at her home. She was born Oct. 6, 1934 at Fort Myers, Florida, the daughter of Mark Kenneth and Florence Hodges Poole. She was a homemaker, a member of the Bradshaw Mountain Holiness Church and the widow of Charlie Mark Roberts w ho preceded her in death on June 28, 2010. Survivors include three sons and two daughters-in-law, Dennis Roberts and Steve and Debbie Roberts, all of Kingston, Arkansas and Michael and Vanessa Roberts of Lakeland, Florida; one daughter and son-in-law, Janel and Everett Williams of Kingston, Arkansas; one brother, Mark Kenneth Poole, Jr. of Naples, Florida; one sister, Imogene Poole LeBuff of Naples, Florida; fteen grandchildren and thirtyone great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 7, 2012, at the Bradshaw Mountain Holiness Church with Brothers Kelly Yarbrough and Anthon y Bower of ciatin g Interment in the Liberty Cemetery under the direction of Brashears Funeral Home, www.brashearsfuneralhome.net of Huntsville, Arkansas. Pallbearers were Joshua Roberts, John Michael Roberts, Justin Williams, Jacob Williams, Everett Williams, II, Branden Roberts, Jason Roberts and Brian Roberts. Honorary pallbearers were Steve Roberts, Dennis Roberts, Michael Roberts, Everett Williams, Justin Eakin, Brent Johnson, Robby Davis and Doug Mitchell. The family received friends from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home and from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the church. ***SUMMER HOURS*** Tues. Fri. 9am 6pm Sat. 7am-2pmHERE’S MY CARDKeep the number of these locally owned businesses on hand for all of your service & shopping needs. Cheaper than the non-pro“ts and the traveling vets! Disclaimer: 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. 6 Caloosa Belle July 12, 2012 Obituaries Submitted photo/ Tricia BoonePet of the WeekLet Iceman add some spice to your life! He is a beautiful Retriever/Lab mix and is a big lover. Iceman’s adoption donation is $75. With an approved adoption application, you can take Iceman home with the following additions covered: Neutered, Rabies (4 months old), DHPPC, Heartworm Test, Fecal Test, Heartworm Prevention, Deworming, Flea/Tick Prevention and a Microchip. Anyone interested in Iceman or any of our other homeless pets can come to Caloosa Humane Society at 1200 Pratt Blvd. and ll out an adoption application or call 863.675.0997. You can also check out our website at www.caloosahumanesociety.org or nd us on facebook for more information. Thank you so much for your interest in our homeless pets! Feeding childrenLocal churches are banding together to eliminate hunger for local children, many of whom only get a decent meal at school. Operation: Backpack will begin this fall, sending a backpack full of edible items home with needy children on Fridays. They will return the backpack on Monday. The churches will be partnering with local charities to multiply the effect of donations. The program will run during the school term for 40 weeks. Make checks payable to FBC-Operation: Backpack and donate at the of ce of First Baptist Church of LaBelle, 330 N. Main Street. Team signups for food distribution are available.Gospel singingThe Full Gospel Tabernacle of LaBelle invites you to join them for a night of Gospel singing Saturday, July 14. The William Bar eld Family of Lake Placid will bring the message of Jesus Christ in song at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. For more information, call 239-834-4913. The church is located at 1058 Thigpen Road.Christian Men to meetThe July Gathering of Christian Men will be held July 16 at First Christian Church o f LaBelle, on Ford Avenue. The LaBelle Revival Center is hosting the meeting which will begin at 7 p.m. for dinner and a program. All men of LaBelle and surrounding area are invited to join them or dinner and a program. For information or directions call either Mar k White at 239-707-6137 or Randy Way at 863885-1099.Mission: Heaven Bound VBSCentral Church of Christ announces Vacation Bible School, Monday through Wednesday, July 16 18, from 9:3011:30 a.m. The theme, MISSION: Heaven Bound, will be presented by a visiting team from Jacksonburg, Alabama. There will be classes for all ages. In addition the Alabama team will hold a Gospel meeting in the evenings, Sunday at 6: p.m. and Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. Church Briefs ACT offers counseling 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 239-939-3112 or 1-888956-7273.American Legion activitiesJoin 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.VFW news Come to VFW Post 10100 and check our inexpensive lunch menu. VFW Post 10100 has bingo open to the public every Sunda y at 2 p.m. VFW Post 10100 serves the best Charcoal Grilled Hamburgers in town ever y Saturday from 11 a.m. 1:30 p.m. $3 for the burgers and French Fries are only $1 more. 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Captain Joseph T. Bastys has received the national designation of Certi ed Jail Manager, (CJM) through the Jail Manager Certi cation Commission (JMCC), by authority of the American Jail Association. Captain Bastys is one of just 331 jail professionals nationwide to have achieved this designation. This certi cation has been achieved through the successful completion of a rigid experiential background application, and an intensive written examination prepared by the Commission and the American Jail Association. The JMCC and the American Jail Association (AJA) promote the concept of voluntary certi cation for all jail managers. Certi cation is part of a process called credentialing and focuses speci cally on the individual. It provides documented evidence to the public that the individual has been examined by an independent professional organization and found to possess current competency in his/her eld. Certi cation documents the mastery of a strong level of knowledge in the specialty. It provides a form of recognition and achievement, indicating to one's peers that the individual has taken the time and effort, beyond job experience, to learn the Body of Knowledge, thus exhibiting a signi cant commitment to working in the profession. Since being hired by the Hendry County Sheriff's Of ce in February of 2011 Capt. Bastys has served as the Hendry County Jail Administrator. Capt. Bastys retired from Collier County Sheriff's Of ce in 2010 where he served as Corrections Commander. Capt. Bastys began his management career with the Collier County Sheriff's Of ce in January 1995 as the Jail Supervisor of the Immokalee Jail. Captain Bastys has over 30 years of correctional experience, with 16 years of that in Jail Administration. "I am very proud to announce Captain Bastys is the rst Jail Administrator of the Hendry County Jail to attain this prestigious certi cation," said Hendry County Sheriff Steve Whidden. Jail captain earns national certi cation Did You Receive Your New Voter Information Card?All voters have been sent a new voter information card by mail with important information regarding their new precinct and polling place due to redistricting. If you did not receive your voter information card in the mail, the Supervisor of Elections does not have your correct information on “le. Please contact the Supervisor of Elections of“ce to update your address. Contact the Supervisor of Elections Of“ce at 863-6755230, 863-902-3393, or visit one of the Supervisor of Elections Of“ces at 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle or 100 E. El Paso Ave., Clewiston. Prior to Early Voting the Supervisor of Elections will be sending Sample ballots with important information on the August 14, Primary Election.Usted Recibio su tarjeta nueva de votar?Todos los votantes se les han mandado una tarjeta de votar nueva por correo con importante informacion con el respeto de su Nuevo precinto y lugar de votar, debido a el redistricion. Si usted no recibe su tarjeta de informacion del votante por correo, la o“cina de Supervisor de Elecciones no tiene su informacion de direccion correcta. Por favor pongase en contacto con la o“cina de Supervisor de Elecciones para actualizar su direccion. Contactese con la o“cina de Supervisor de Elecciones en 863-675-5230 o 863-902-3393 o visite unas delas o“cinas de Supervisor de Elecciones, 25 Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle o 100 E. El Paso Ave., Clewiston Antes de la Eleccion de Votar Temprano, el Supervisor de Elecciones va a mandar boletas de muestra para la Eleccione Primaria de Agosto 14. Precinct #1 Janet B. Taylor Auditorium, 1100 Olympia St., Clewiston Precinct #2 Carlson Memorial United Church 310 Campbell St., LaBelle Precinct #3 LaBelle Civic Center, 481 W. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle Precinct #4 Big Cypress Senior Center, 31000 Josie Billie Hwy Big Cypress Indian Reservation Precinct #5 Felda Community Center 110 CR 830., Felda Precinct #6 John Boy Auditorium, 1200 S. WC Owen Ave., Clewiston Precinct #7 Clewiston Youth Center, 106 W. Osceola Ave., Clewiston Precinct #8 Pioneer Plantation Fire Station 2499 Hendry Isles Blvd., Clewiston Precinct #9 Grace Baptist Church, 4200 NE Eucalyptus Blvd., LaBelle Precinct #10 Montura Ranch Clubhouse, 225 N. Hacienda St., Clewiston Lucretia A. Strickland Supervisor of Elections Hendry County, Florida July 12, 2012 FRIDAY 5 PM TO 9 PMALL YOU CAN EATFish & Chips Corn Bread & Slaw $9.99LaBelles #1 Restaurant863-342-8216 870 W. Hickpochee Ave LaBelle, FL 7 Caloosa Belle July 12, 2012 All candidates are Invited to the political forum sponsored by the Rotary Club of LaBelle and partnership with Kiwanis Club of LaBelle Thursday, July 19, 69 p.m. at the LaBelle Civic Center. The forum starts at 7 p.m. Each candidate will have the opportunity to speak for (8) minutes Procedures: (3) Minutes for the Opening Statement (Open Floor) for questions and answers (2) minutes for Closing Statement Each Candidate will have the opportunity to set up a table (upon request) for campaign literature. For questions and/or further information, please contact: Rotary Club of LaBelle. Forum Chairman, Richard Yoraschek Email: labelleplumb@aol.com or phone: (863) 6751155; Kiwanis Club of LaBelle Forum Co-Chair, Karan Roach Email: ksroach@comcast. net or phone: (863) 673-6024. 2012 Political Forum Submitted photoCapt. Joseph T. Bastys is congratulated by Sheriff Steve Whidden on earning the national Jail Manager Certi cation.

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SUMMER SPECIALS We sell tires! We do computerized wheel alignmentsTAKE $10OFF ALL A/C WORKWITH THIS AD GOOD TIL 9/30/12 TAKE $3OFF AN OIL CHANGEWITH THIS AD GOOD TIL 9/30/12 TAKE $10OFF BRAKE WORKWITH THIS AD GOOD TIL 9/30/12 Randys Garage, Inc.863-675-1032OPEN: Monday Friday from 8am to 5:30 pm 8 Caloosa Belle July 12, 2012 by Patty BrantCaloosa Belle Living healthier is always a great option. It may be dif cult, but lifestyles can change whenever people make up their minds to it. At just 24, Amber Williams Cohen is a wife and mother of two toddlers. You wouldn't think Amber would feel the need for more activity, but just six months ago the she and her husband, Josh, decided to start running. Besides a healthier lifestyle, the couple has another reason for the change. They began running in honor of his dad, Stanley Cohen, who died of melanoma two years ago and have started an organization called StanUP. Amber has moved to the Coast, but is asking her former community to help out their cause with donations. The couple works along with Team for Kids taking donations to help kids choose a healthy lifestyle. Any donations received on Amber's behalf help provide free or low-cost school and community-center based health and tness programs to children who would otherwise have little to no access to regular physical activity. Currently, their programs serve nearly 100,000 children each year in more than 400 schools. Taking up running seriously is always a commitment, but with two little ones, just 15 months apart, Amber and Josh have to run in shifts. The couple rst researched the science of running using Danny Dreyer's book called ChiRunning. Amber is a believer that Dreyer's techniques help increase distance, while decreasing injuries and fatigue through practicing proper posture, breathing and stride. Now the couple runs 5-6 days each week and has adopted other healthier habits. For instance, Amber is a vegetarian, while Josh has gone all the way to vegan eating no meat at all. They say their nutrition habits increase their energy levels. Actually, Amber said she never liked to run and, once she made up her mind to go for it, she started small. After becoming comfortable running a mile, she found she liked it and soon broke through the "wall," allowing her to increase her distance. They've both been working their way up since then. Applying the techniques they learned,. They have come a long way in a short time. She did her rst half marathon last October at Gasparilla Tampa Bay in 2 hours 4 minutes. The couple did their second half marathon in May in New York. At this time, Amber is running 9:15 minute mile; Josh a 7:00 minute mile. Amber said she enjoys the challenge of it all. "I never thought I could enjoy running," she admits, adding that it has even brought the couple closer sharing their focus on the run. Up at 5 a.m., they push each other, she explained. Their goal for the upcoming New York City Marathon (26.2 miles) this November is under 4 hours for Amber, under 3 hours 15 minutes for Josh. If they like the NYC Marathon, Amber said they may start training for Chicago after that. The NYC Marathon will be a big challenge, she said, because it includes running up inclines on the city's bridges, through all ve boroughs and ending at Central Park. Amber Williams Cohen graduated from LaBelle High School in 2005. She is the daughter of Jamie Williams of Immokalee and Synda Maynard, who worked for the Hendry County Sheriff's Of ce for many years and still has a home in LaBelle. Amber is a part time massage therapist and her husband is a sales trainer. They are hoping to enlist the help of old friends and neighbors in the area through their StanUP charity connection. Please check it out at www.runwithtfk.org/pro le/publicpage/9008. Caloosa Belle/ Patty BrantOpened in grand styleThe Parrish Family Chiropractic has opened in its new location, 80 N. Main Street. The new location offers treatment rooms and a therapeutic massage room, along with licensed chiropractors and other professionals to tend to patients. The new location was of cially presented to the public at an open house June 27. Pictured front row, from left: LaBelle Chamber of Commerce President Maureen Jordan, Chamber Director Kim Hamilton, Parrish Family Chiropractic Secretary Jasmine Daure, Massage Therapist Fawn Gilbert, Chiropractor Selena Parrish, Chamber Director Randy Daniels. Back row: chiropractic student Ryan Parrish along with Chiropractor and owner Joshua Parrish. Amber Cohen Runners helping kids Airboat and buggy conservationists in parkThe Airboat and Buggy Conservation Club of Southwest Florida will have an appreciation barbecue and membership drive Saturday, July 21, at Barron Park beginning at 11 a.m. Chicken dinners will be available. Those paying family dues will receive two free dinners. Look for the airboat and buggy in the park. Arccording to the group's Web site, the primary goals of the club are to promote responsible usage of lands and waterways, opening access to areas that have been closed to the public while advocating hunter/vessel safety and making a positive impact in our communities working with other charitable organizations. The club includes Lee, Charlotte, Hendry, Glades and Collier counties. Anyone interested is encouraged to attend. The meetings are held the second Tuesday of the month at the Lee County Fairgrounds. If you're interested in the organization or for more information, call Steve O'Bannon at 863-234-8109.Pop Warner informationSpeed Camp: July 16-20. Open to all kids ages 5-15 at Davis-Pratt Park from 5:30-7 p.m. Sports Physicals by Dr. Caignet available July 16 5-7 p.m. $10 cash at Davis-Pratt Park. Sign ups during Speed Camp Football $105; Cheerleading $120. Anyone interested in coaching football this season is asked to contact Jose Zaval a at 673-1188. Sign ups also during the summer at Winn Dixie on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Pop Warner football practice begins August 1 at 6 p.m. Football camp planned A Muck Area' Christian Football Camp will be held July 28 at the Moore Haven Junior/Senior High School Field for Grades 7-12. Cost is $10. The camp will feature former and current pro and college players, along with high school coaches. Recruiters from various colleges are also expected to attend. To reserve a spot or for more information call Rod at 561-809-8300 or email rfelt10@ aol.com. Sports Shorts

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LHS Guidance Counselors, Rhonda and Beth, would like to express their thanks to all parents and students for another successful school year and hope that everyone is having a relaxing and safe summer. The beginning of the school year, August 20, 2012, is right around the corner and important school activities have already been scheduled. Please mark your calendars for the upcoming events that support a successful start to the school year. July 30, 2012 LHS Guidance Counselors return from summer vacation August 8, 9, 15, and 16 Class of 2013, Senior Portraits (8 a.m.–3 p.m. LHS Auditorium) August 14 – Class of 2016, freshmen and parent Information Night (5:45 p.m.–6:45 p.m. LHS Auditorium). Students will receive class schedules after the presentation. August 14 – Class of 2013, Senior Information Night (7–8 p.m. LHS Auditorium) seniors will receive academic histories, senior calendars and other information essential to senior success. August 17 Cowboy Day – Class of 2016 (8–11 a.m.), Classes of 2013, 2014 and 2015 (1–2:30 p.m.). Students will receive class schedules and student I.Ds. Underclassman portraits in the LHS Auditorium from 8 a.m.–3 p.m. There will be a very important presentation for parents and the Classes of 2014 & 2015 students from 12–1 p.m. LHS A uditorium. August 17 – Deadline to register for the September 8, 2012 ACT. Go to www.ACT. org to register. August 20 – First Day of School! Mrs. Rhonda Kosh is the Guidance Counselor for all students with last names beginning with A through K. Mrs. Beth Lutkenhaus is the Guidance Counselor for all students w ith last names beginning with L through Z. Ms. Lisa Hegley is LHS Registrar for all students. For questions or concerns, please email Beth Lutkenhaus (L-Z) at lutkenhausb@ hendr.k12. .us and Rhonda Kosh (A-K) at koshr@hendry.k12. .us. The Rewards of Staying in School “$83,144 Average annual earnings of workers age 18 and older with an advanced degree. This compares with $58,613 a year for those with bachelor’s degrees, $31,283 for those with a high school diploma only and $21,023 for those without a high school diploma”. – US Census Bureau 9 Caloosa Belle July 12, 2012 LHS Counselor Corner Submitted photo/ Roy RiggsHappy trailsBoy Scout Troop 9 would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their generous time and donations in helping bring the troop trailer back to life after a long time of inactivity: Sherwin Williams, Builder’s Choice Supply, Lyons Printing, Sign a Rama, Ace Hardware, Randy’s Garage, Captain Quick Lube, Advance Auto, John Reed, Frank Schauer and past and present scouts of Troop 9. The troop used it for the rst time on July 1st hauling camping gear to Summer Camp at Camp Shands in Melrose, Florida. Submitted photo/ M. SchoenwaldVeterans for veteransOn July 4, Independence Day, members of VFW Post 10100 and the VFW Post 10100 Ladies Auxiliary presented framed letters of appreciation to veterans at the Oak Brook Nursing Home.

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Register at WGS for K-8West Glades School is now registering students for the 2012-2013 school year. If y ou have a child in Kindergarten through 8th grade that will be attending West Glades this next school year and did not attend this past year, please come in and register them as soon as possible. The school of ce will be open Monday thru Thursday from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. upply lists and school calendars for this coming year available at the of ce. Free summer mealsFree meals available for all children 18 and younger when school is out. No application or registration required. Call 211 to nd a meal site near you. Comidas gratis para nios este verano!Comidas gratis para todos los ni–os y j—venes de 1 a 18 a–os cuando la escuela est‡n cerrar durante el verano. Sin aplicaci—n o registro. Llame al 211 para localizar un sitio cerca de usted.Electronics neededThe Cowboy Closet, our student-driven thrift store at LaBelle High School, would love to take your electronics from you. We could use computers, and other useful items that you are upgrading or replacing. Our students are looking forward to refurbishing them, and getting them in homes that want them. We all win! A tax-deductible receipt will be given if requested. Please contact Kevin Lutkenhaus at 863-674-4120 or email the Cowbo y Closet at cowboycloset@hendry.k12. .us I f you would like to have for more information abot this project. We also can be followed on Twitter at @ cowboycloset, and Facebook. Like us, and help us. Childbirth Education Classes by Joyful BirthingPlease join us to discuss your upcoming blessed day, the birth of your baby and the birth of your new family! See what we offer at www.joyfulbirthing.net or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/joyful birthing. REGISTER SOON!! Contact me at nancyprevatt@gmail.com or call 863-673-6812!! LaBelle Area Real Estate 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 $299,000 REDUCED! 3/2 Riverfront pool home near park, boat ramp & town. A ll appliances included $149,000 REDUCED 2/2 on 1 acre w/lots of fruit trees +3 car detached garage. Great neighborhood $795,000 REDUCED Beautiful, rare waterfront property zoned Commercial with 2 homes on the property www.labelleriverside.com Riverside Real Estate45 South Riverview Street LaBelle, FL 33935863-675-2718 Lic. Real Estate Broker LISTED AT Appraised Valueƒ 3BR/2BA Manufactured home, family room w/“replace & Island Kitchen. Make offer today. $55,000 SECLUDED GATED in G lades County, 3Br /2Ba Manufactured home on 5 Acres. $178,000 3BR/3Ba Home on 1.36 acres w/ 66 boat dock and 10,000 lb electric lift. $349,000 863-517-1153Linda Dekle Davis • Lic. Real Estate Broker MUSE: 40 ac. with custom 4/3 home. Plus DBL-wide for guests/ in-laws. $480,000. 20 AC, D/W, “replace, front porch, barn. Peaceful, secluded Muse. $175,000. 200 AC S. Orange trees oaks, $7,000 per acre. Seller “nancing 10 ACRES, S., secluded, some oaks and orange trees. $32,000 26+ ACRES farm land for lease 20 ACRES in Muse $79,000 13.33 AC, S. imp. pasture $48,654, Seller “nancing 16.79 AC, South, $75,555 Possible Seller “nancing CHARMING HOME in Double J Acres on 1 ac. w/lots of oaks $85,000. 63+/ACRES South $3500 PER ACRE Seller “nancing Will divide! LARGE CUSTOM HOME 1st Av. off Belmont. Zoned Commercial. $365,000. 66 AC Farmland south $7,000 per acre. Seller “nancing DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE Secluded, for rent in Muse $650per month MOBILE HOME for rent on SR 29 South 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 MANUFACTURED HOMES $31,000 Located in Oak Park 55+ community. Cozy 2/2 includes community amentities. $69,900 3/2 in Moore Haven Yacht Club 1200 Sq Ft. $75,000 4/2 mobile on 2.29 ac. Home features “replace and 26X40 barn. $85,000 3/2 MH on 5 ac. in Muse w/deck & detached garage. $100,000 Canal front 3/2 home. Upgrades and a spacious kitchen. In 55+ community. $184,900 Spectacular custom manufactured home on the water with river/lake access in Moore Haven. HOMES $39,999 Old Florida style home in town. Remodeled with upgrades. Located on .5ac. $64,000 Cottage style home, with high ceilings. New privacy fence and shed. $65,000 3BR/2BA home. Tile throughout. Features a split ”oor plan. $68,900 Adorable furnished unit in the Villas @ Port LaBelle. $74,900 CBS home located on private dead end road. Tile throughout. 3/2 with “nished enclosed garage. Close to everything. Nice oaks. $79,900 Larger Port LaBelle home recently updated with new roof, paint, carpeting and cabinetry. 4/2 plus bonus room off the masterbedroom. Double garage. $80,000 Country home on acreage. Fenced property with “ve stall barn. Located in Glades County. EXECUTIVE HOMES $198,900 Superior two story, recently remodeled, wood ”oors, kitchen & baths redone in 2010 on 2.5 acs. Boat docks permitted. Ranchettes S/D. $287,500 Historical home built in the 1920s in the heart of LaBelle on 1 ac. 6BR/2BA $399,000 Beautiful Riverbend Estates home with long range riverviews. Very unique layout. Club amenities. Boat dock included.SOLD 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 WalkerBEYOND SUBURBIA. Discover the world of country living in this 3 bedroom, 2 bath CBS home on 1.86 acres. Features are split ”oor plan, large Florida room, eat-in kitchen separate dining area, galvalume roof, detached carport and storage shed. Also a small pond on property. Take a look at this immaculately maintained home. $104,900 Also 3/2 pool home in town available for rent. $1,200 p/ moSOLD SOLD 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 HOMES Close to schools and shopping. $299,000 in desirable Caloosa Harbor Subdivision. Spacious master suite, separate family room, living room, upgraded kitchen cabinets and granite counter tops. $199,000. located in one of LaBelles most desirable neighborhoods. Open ”oor plan, vaulted ceilings, in ground pool w/screen. $159,200. Belle. Two master bedrooms, family room, of“ce, and spacious kitchen. $154,900. an acre. Plenty of living space with this beautiful home. $129,000. on 1.86+/acres outside city of LaBelle. Large kitchen, living room and dining room. Nice polebarn/carport. $125,000. utes from town. Features 1,953 sq. ft. living area, split ”oor plan, spacious rooms. $105,000. in Clewiston! Features custom wood cabinets, tile throughout, metal roof, completely fenced yard and... oh did we mention the pool! $95,000. Seller will contribute $3000 for closing costs “nancing. $90,000. City of LaBelle. $70,000. schools and shopping. $68,900. ”oor plan, fenced yard, screened porch. $68,000. Belle. A little TLC will bring it a long way. $64,500. an acre. Located in LaBelle. Property includes 1 manufactured home and 1 small frame home. $60,000. Clewiston $59,900. home, spacious rooms. Close to schools and shopping. $48,000. fenced, detached garage/workshop, spacious laundry room and living area. Stones throw away from boat ramps to Lake Okeechobee. $34,900. schools and shopping. $47,000.UNDER CONTRACT 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 CONTRACTSOLDUNDER CONTRACT UNDER CONTRACT 10 Caloosa Belle July 12, 2012 School Briefs by Pudge LehmanOne of my BFF's, Sara Townsend and I went on a mini vacation last weekend. Sometimes you just have to get out of Dodge and since we had no rm destination she started driving. We decided a visit to Tallahassee would be nice but when we got close she said "Heck, Thomasville, Georgia, is just up the road and there is where we ended up. We checked out every Farmers Market and thrift store in the surrounding four or ve cities. The veggies were really pretty but the same price you pay in our local grocery stores so we found some "Georgia stuff in a few thrift shops and came home.... To make shortening or sticky honey or molasses come out of the measuring cup, mess free, a quick spray of cooking spray makes it easier. Also putting hot water in the cup, dumping it out before putting in the shortening w orks too.... It seems that front loading washers have a unique problem. They hold enough water after the wash is done to create an awful, mildewy smell. Crumple up black and white newspaper and put inside. Change the paper once in a w hile and REMEMBER TO TAKE IT OUT BEFORE USING THE WASHER.. I shout this because I know someone, personally that forgot. The newspaper trick also works in coolers, suitcases, plastic w are, etc... Say’ins: It takes two things to be a consultant--Gray hair and hemorrhoids...The gray hair makes you look wise..The hemorrhoids make you look concerned...OR... Never go to bed angry..stay up and plot y our revenge. W itch’s Brew

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Estate SaleLABELLE 441 Belmont St., Saturday July 14, 7am 3pm. Huge yard and moving sale, all household items, furniture, pool table, clothing, shoes, books, tv’s, etc. Any reasonable offer on furniture will be considered Garage/ Yard SalesLABELLE Fri & Sat. 7/13 & 14. 8am ?, Corner of Palmdale and Main St. Antique Record Player, clothes, shoes, HH items. Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Employment Full TimeCerti ed Real Estate Appraiser. First Appraisal of S.W. Florida has one opening for a State Certi ed Appraiser Residential or Commercial. We are a full service appraisal company based in a rural area. Fee split arrangement based on experience. Fax resume to 863-675-1005 or mail to PO Box 219, LaBelle FL 33975 Drivers: Dedicated Account! Top Pay, Bene ts, Miles, Weekly Home-Time & More! Werner Enterprises: 1-888-567-4854 DRIVERS : Dedicated Account! Top Pay, Bene ts, Miles, Weekly Home-Time & More! Werner Enterprises: 1-888-567-4854 Irrigation Foreman for Citrus Company Must have experience in coordinating and directing workers in the irrigation maintenance of a citrus grove. Position requires some computer knowledge in the diagnostic and trouble shoot of problems with irrigation system. A minimum of 3 years experience, bi-lingual a plus, great bene ts package. Please fax resume including detailed work history to: (239) 369-2267. Pre-School Teacher Experience required. Holiday and Bene ts package Call 239-229-1633 or Fax resume to 863-675-7048 Employment Full TimeLarge Citrus Harvester located in SW Florida is accepting applications for a Harvesting Manager position. A minimum of 5 years experience with references is required. Bi-lingual a plus, great bene t package. Please email resume to:citrusharvester@gmail.com R & D Maintenances is currently accepting applications for Electrician Helper position. Requirements include: Knowledge of single and three phase systems, knowledge of JLG lift operation needed. Must be at least 18, have a valid drivers license and pass a drug screen. EEO Apply in person at 475 Ridgelawn Road, Clewiston FL 33440 This is a temporary position. R & D Maintenances is currently accepting applications for licensed Journeyman Electrician. Requirements include: Knowledge of single and three phase systems, knowledge of JLG lift operation needed. Must be at least 18, have a valid drivers license and pass a drug screen. EEO Apply in person at 475 Ridgelawn Road, Clewiston FL 33440 This is a temporary position. WANTED: Bookkeeper/Of ce Manager for Citrus Harvesting company. Must have experience in AR, AP and PR and be able to perform various of ce duties. Position requires accurate data entry into MS Access and into Payroll program. Please fax resume including detailed work history to (239) 369-6743. Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Employment Full Time WILDLIFE TECHNICIANFlorida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission has a job opening for a technician at Fisheating Creek WMA in Glades County. For more information and to apply go to: https://people rst. my orida.com/logon.htm or call Pat at 863-946-1194 Employment Part TimeLABELLE CHURCH is looking for a part-time keyboardist. Call 863-234-1477 for more information. Employment WantedI’m hard working and need a job. $50/day. Call George 863-674-0299 Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in the classifeids. One mans trash is another mans treasure. 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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 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 Service Trim or cut 50% off price Call me last. George 863-674-0299 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com MiscellaneousHog Traps Needed desperately As many as possible. You can have any hogs caught in your trap. PLEASE HELP 675-4285 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com LivestockREGISTER POLLED HEREFORD BULL 8 months old, $500. Call David Bull, Alva, 239-728-2173 Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. For more listings, go to www.newszap.com ApartmentsCITY OF LABELLE 1br, furn.ef c. apt., inclds all util, satallite TV, W/D, wireless internet avail. $650./mo(239)370-8532 DUPLEX 3 BR in the Belmont area of LaBelle, nice neighborhood, convenient location. VERY REASONABLE! Call 863-673-4630. Greentree South Apartments Available for Immediate Occupancy 2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments •Ask about our move-in 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 Shop here first! The classified ads ApartmentsLABELLE LARGE 1B R + 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 RentBRYAN AVE., LaBelle, 3BR/2BA, LR, DR, family and laundry rooms, H/AC, hardwood oors & carpeting; city water & septic; no pets; nonsmkg. env.; references; $650/month; $650/security; 863-675-2392. Center LaBelle Old Florida House, 2BR, 1BA, LR/DR, eat-in kitchen, laundry hookups, enclosed porch; Window A/C’s, city water & sewer; no pets; non-smkg. Env.; references; $550/month; $550/security; 863-675-2392. COTTAGE FOR RENT: Located in LaBelle. Furnished or Unfurnished. Washer & Dryer included. Rent includes water, lawn maintenance & garbage and portion of electric & cable. $675 mo. (863)517-1000 Huge 3BR, 1.5BA Estate 1700 sq. ft. on 2 1/2 acres. Pioneer Plantation. $600 month. Call 239-285-7020 LABELLE Nice 3br, 2ba, with large kitchen, 2 large LR’s, laundry, lg yard, May accept one small pet. $650/mo + Sec. (863)675-2993 11 Caloosa Belle July 12, 2012 Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 4073 2008 4104329-06021980020 Efren & Carlita Tambio Lot 2, Block 2198, Port LaBelle Unit 6, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 109, Public Records of Hendry County,Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of August, 2012 which is the 2nd day of August, 2012. Dated this 20th day of June, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 420450 CN 6/28;7/5,12,19/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 4072 2008 4104329-06021970190 Filbert & Annette Dorlouis Lot 19, Block 2197, Port LaBelle Unit 6, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 109, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of August, 2012 which is the 2nd day of August, 2012. Dated this 20th day of June, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 420449 CN 6/28;7/5,12,19/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 5001 2008 4104329-03021260010 Emilia G. Guerrero Lot 1, Block 2126, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of August, 2012 which is the 2nd day of August, 2012. Dated this 20th day of June, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 420452 CN 6/28;7/5,12,19/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 4074 2008 4104329-06021980050 Leo G. Wade Lot 5, Block 2198, Port LaBelle Unit 6, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 109, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of August, 2012, which is the 2nd day of August, 2012 Dated this 20th day of June, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 420451 CN 6/28;7/5,12,19/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 4071 2008 4104329-06021970130 Anthony A. Marino Lot 13, Block 2197, Port LaBelle Unit 6, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 109, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of August, 2012 which is the 2nd day of August, 2012. Dated this 20th day of June, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 420448 CN 6/28;7/5,12,19/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 537 2009 1174329-03000000190 JPFD Investment Corporation The North 66 feet of Lot 27 and the South 33 feet of the right-of-way of the street running East and West which lies between Lots 27 and 30, Favors Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recor ded in Plat Book 1, Page 27, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of August, 2012, which is the 2nd day of August, 2012. Dated this 20th day of June, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 420455 CN 6/28;7/5,12,19/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1045 2009 1274331-010000Q0150 Ralph B. Seymour & Gail Seymour The Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lot 15, Block Q, Pioneer Plantation, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of August, 2012, which is the 2nd day of August, 2012. Dated this 20th day of June, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 420467 CN 6/28;7/5,12,19/2012 Public NoticeNOTICE OF BUDGET WORKSHOP/ SPECIAL MEETING The Board of Supervisors for the Central County Water Control District will be holding a budget workshop/special meeting on Wednesday July 24, 2012 at 7:00 pm, at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street. The purpose of this workshop/special meeting will be to discuss the District’s budget and any other business which comes before the Board. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard with respect to the proposed budget. Interested persons may appear on their own behalf or by agent or attorney. If anyone decides to appeal a decision made by the Board with respect to any matters considered at the meeting or hearing, a record of the proceeding will be needed for the appeal and that for such purposes, may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: IF YOU REQUIRE SPECIAL AID OR SERVICES AS ADDRESSED IN THE AMERICAN DISABILITIES ACT, PLEASE CONTACT THE DISTRICT CLERK’S OFFICE AT (863)983-5797, NO LESS THAN FIVE (5) DAYS PRIOR TO THE ABOVE STATED HEARING DATE. CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT 421041 CN 7/12,19/2012 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: TIMS TOWING & RECOVERY gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 07/27/2012, 10:00 am at 74 S. INDUSTRIAL LOOP, LABELLE, FL 33935, pursuant to subsection 713.78 o f the Florida Statutes. TIMS TOWING & RECOVERY reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1991 FORD 1FMDA31X1MZA49619 2003 CADILLAC 1G6DM57N930138020 421701 CN 7/12/2012 Public Notice LEGAL NOTICE The following vehicles will be sold at public auction on July 23, 2012 @ 10 a.m. at Clewiston Towing 600 E Sugarland Hwy Clewiston FL 33440: 1999 Chevrolet, VIN: 1G1NE52M1X6151532 ***We have the right to refuse any and all bids**** 421646 CN 7/12/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2507 2008 1314433-A0000310000 Eileen J. Otano The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast 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 6028, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of August, 2012 which is the 2nd day of August, 2012. Dated this 20th day of June, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 420446 CN 6/28;7/5,12,19/2012 HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty, Jr. DATE: 7/31/12 SUBJECT AREA: 547 Depository Accounts EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for depository accounts. CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 120.536(1), 120.54, 120.81, 1001.41, 1011.18, 1001.42 F.S. and 6A-1.0012 SBR. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 120.536(1), 120.54, 120.81, 1001.41, 1011.18, 1001.42 F.S. and 6A-1.0012 SBR. FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without cost, at the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for requirements for depository accounts. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on July 31, 2012. Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding the statement of estimated regulatory cost, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice. Notice : If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future. Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing, to the Superintendent of Schools. Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. Notice : If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or workshop. Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certi ed copy of the proposed rule shall be led in the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S. 420163 CN 6/28;7/5,12 CB 7/12/2012 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 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 LABELLE RENT-A-SPACE Cowboy Way & Kennedy Blvd. Monthly includes tax: 5’x10’ $42.80; 8’x10’ $53.50;10’x10’ $58.85; 8’x25’ $96.30; 24 hr access $25 returnable key deposit. 863-675-2392 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Mobile Home RentLaBelle 3 BR, AC Large deck, $140 week, $200 dep. Call 863-673-3658. Mobile Homes for rent starting at $100 per week. Water and some electric included only $50 deposit. Call Jaime 863-781-3429 Ortona 3br, 2ba Nice front & back yard with oak trees. $475 per month. $300 deposit Call 863-675-3777 Mobile HomeSale3BR 2 BA, New condition. Central air. Including nice lot. Owner nancing with 20% down. (863)675-8010 or (863)673-6467. 3br/2bath doublewide on Cowboy Way $3000 down. Ready to move in. Bad or no credit accepted. Call Kenny at 863-673-4325 or 863-675-8888 3br/2bath doublewide with deck across the front located in nice subdivision just northwest of the bridge. Easy nancing with your good credit. Call 863-673-4325 or 863-675-8888 Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds. Mobile HomeSale4br/2bath doublewide owner nancing on 1/2 acre lot. $5000 down $510 monthly. Call Kenny at 863-673-4325 or 863-675-8888 Doublewide 3br/2bath located in nice subdivision on E Road. 1/2 acre lot. Good or bad credit accepted. Ready to move in. $5000 down $500 monthly. Call Kenny at 863-673-4325 or 863-675-8888 Doublewide 5br/2bath on 1/2 acre lot. Easy nancing with your good credit. $3500 down, located in Horseshoe Acres on East Hwy 80. Call Kenny 863-673-4325 or 863-675-8888 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Campers/RVsWanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? 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Notice of Intended Agency Action The South Florida Water Management District gives notice of its intent to issue renewals of the following Everglades Works of the District Permits (Chapter 40E-63 Fla. Admin. Code) with conditions within the Everglades Agricultural Area, Florida. The permits approve the implementation of Best Management Plan (BMP) Plan(s) and water quality Discharge Monitoring Plan(s). The BMP implementation requirements, performance measures, and compliance methodology established in the permits pertain to phosphorus only. “Permittee” within the permit(s) refers to all landowners, lessees, and operators responsible for compliance with the terms and conditions of the permit(s) and are listed under the Administrative Information section of the Staff Report(s): Permit 50-00060-E (Application 120402-10), issued on June 25, 2012 to Shawano Water Control District, P.O. Box 2136, Belle Glade, Florida 33430 and other named owner/operators for a project called Shawano Water Control District for 15,997.23 acres in Sections 14, 15, and 1930/T45/R38; Sections 1, 2, and 1 1-14/T45/R38; and Sections 4-9, 16-18 and 30/T45/R39 Palm Beach County discharging to the Hillsboro Canal. Permit 50-00083-E (Application 120402-9), issued on June 25, 2012 to Gladeview Water Control District, P.O. Box 730, Belle Glade, Florida 33430 and other named owner/operators for a project called Gladeview Water Control District for 10,937.12 acres in Sections 4-9, 16-2 1, and 28-33/T44/R39 Palm Beach County discharging to the Ocean Canal. The Staff Reports setting forth the staff recommendation regarding the permits, issued on the dates listed above, including permit conditions to provide reasonable assurances that the projects meet SFWMD statues and rules, can be obtained by contacting the Regulatory Records Management Section, during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406, Regulation Division, by telephone at 561682-6911, by e-mail at permits@sfwmd.gov, or by accessing the Staff Reports directly from the District’s website www.sfwmd.gov, using the Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. The District’s proposed agency action as set forth in the Staff Reports shall become nal unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is led under Sections 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida Statutes before the deadline for ling a petition. As required by Sections 120.569(1), and 120.60(3), Fla. Stat., following is notice of the opportunities which may be available for administrative hearing or judicial review when the substantial interests of a party are determined by an agency. Please note that this Notice of Rights is not intended to provide legal advice. Not all the legal proceedings detailed below may be an applicable or appropriate remedy. You may wish to consult your attorney regarding your legal rights. A person whose substantial interests are or may be affected by any of the above listed South Florida Water Management District’s (SFWMD or District) action(s) has the right to request an administrative hearing on that action(s) pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Fla. Stat. Persons seeking a hearing on a District decision which does or may determine their substantial interests shall le a petition for hearing with the District Clerk within 21 days of receipt of written notice of the decision, unless one of the following shorter time periods apply: 1) within 14 days of the notice of consolidated intent to grant or deny concurrently r eviewed applications for environmental resource permits and use of sovereign submerged lands pursuant to Section 373 .427, Fla. Stat.; or 2) within 14 days of service of an Administrative Order pursuant to Subsection 373.119(1), Fla. Stat. “Receipt of written notice of agency decision” means receipt of either written notice through mail, or electronic mail, or posting that the District has or intends to take nal agency action, or publication of notice that the District has or intends to take nal agency action. Any person who receives written notice of a SFWMD decision and fails to le a written request for hearing within the timeframe described above waives the right to request a hearing on that decision. Filing Instructions The petition must be led with the Of ce of the Clerk of the SFWMD. Filings with the District Clerk may be made by mail, hand-delivery or facsimile. Filings by e-mail will not be accepted. Any person wishing to receive a clerked copy with the date and time stamped must provide an additional copy. A petition for administrative hearing is deemed led upon receipt during normal business hours by the District Clerk at SFWMD headquarters in West Palm Beach, Florida. Any document received by the of ce of the SFWMD Clerk after 5:00 p.m. shall be led as of 8:00 a.m. on the next regular business day. Additional ling instructions are as follows: • Filings by mail must be addressed to the Of ce of the SFWMD Clerk, P.O. Box 24680, West Palm Beach, Florida 33416. • Filings by hand-delivery must be delivered to the Of ce of the SFWMD Clerk. Delivery of a petition to the SFWMD’s security desk does not constitute ling. To ensure proper ling, it will be necessary to request the SFWMD’s security of cer to contact the Clerk’s of ce. An employee of the SFWMD’s Clerk’s of ce will receive and le the petition. • Filings by facsimile must be transmitted to the SFWMD Clerk’s Of ce at (561) 682-6010. Pursuant to Subsections 28-106.104(7), (8) and (9), Fla. Admin. Code, a party who les a document by facsimile represents that the original physically signed document will be retained by that party for the duration of that proceeding and of any subsequent appeal or subsequent proceeding in that cause. Any party who elects to le any document by facsimile shall be responsible for any delay, disruption, or interruption of the electronic signals and accepts the full risk that the document may not be properly led with the clerk as a result. The ling date for a document eld by facsimile shall be the date the SFWMD Clerk receives the complete document. Initiation of an Administrative Hearing Pursuant to Rules 28-106.201 and 28-106.301, Fla. Admin. Code, initiation of an administrative hearing shall be made by written petition to the SFWMD in legible form and on 8 and 1/2 by 11 inch white paper. All petitions shall contain: 1. Identi cation of the action being contested, including the permit number, application number, District le number or any other SFWMD identi cation number, if known. 2. The name, address and telephone number of the petitioner and petitioner’s representative, if any. 3. An explanation of how the petitioner’s substantial interests will be affected by the agency determination. 4. A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the SFWMD’s decision. 5. A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate. 6. A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the speci c facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modi cation of the SFWMD’s proposed action. 7. A statement of the speci c rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modi cation of the SFWMD’s proposed action. 8. If disputed issues of material fact exist, the statement must also include an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the speci c rules or statutes. 9. A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action the petitioner wishes the SFWMD to take with respect to the SFWMD’s proposed action. A person may le a request for an extension of time for ling a petition. The SFWMD may, for good cause, grant the request. Requests for extension of time must be led with the SFWMD prior to the deadline for ling a petition for hearing. Such requests for extension shall contain a certi cate that the moving party has consulted with all other parties concerning the extension and that the SFWMD and any other parties agree to or oppose the extension. A timely request for extension of time shall toll the running of the time period for ling a petition until the request is acted upon. If the District takes action with substantially different impacts on water resources from the notice of intended agency decision, the persons who may be substantially affected shall have an additional point of entry pursuant to Rule 28-106.111, Fla. Admin. Code, unless otherwise provided by law. Mediation The procedures for pursuing mediation are set forth in Section 120.573, Fla. Stat., and Rules 28-106.111 and 28-106.401-405, Fla. Admin. Code. The SFWMD is not proposing mediation for this agency action under Section 120.573, Fla. Stat., at this time. Right To Seek Judicial Review Pursuant to Sections 120.60(3) and 120.68, Fla. Stat., a party who is adversely affected by nal SFWMD action may seek judicial review of the SFWMD’s nal decision by ling a notice of appeal pursuant to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.110 in the Fourth District Court of Appeal or in the appellate district where a party resides and ling a second copy of the notice with the SFWMD Clerk within 30 days of rendering of the nal SFWMD action. 421683 BGS 7/12/2012 Notice of Intended Agency Action The South Florida Water Management District gives notice of its intent to issue a renewal of the following Everglades Works of the District Permit (Chapter 40E-63 Fla. Admin. Code) with conditions within the Everglades Agricultural Area, of Florida. The permit approves the implementation of Best Management Plan (BMP) Plan and water quality Discharge Monitoring Plan. The BMP implementation requirements, performance measures, and compliance methodology established in the permit pertain to phosphorus only. “Permittee” within the permit refers to all landowners, lessees, and operators responsible for compliance with the terms and conditions of the permit and are listed under the Administrative Information section of the Staff Report: Permit 50-00010-E (Application 120323-21), issued on June 29, 2012 to South Florida Conservancy District, P.O. Box 969, Belle Glade, FL and other named owner/operators for a project called South Florida Conservancy District for 31,808.53 acres in Section Section 25 T43/R36; Sections 0,1,11-14 T44/R36; Sections 31,32 T43/R37; Hiatus 5,6, Sections 4-9, 11,12 T44/R37; Section 2,11-15 T44/R35; Sections 7,14-18, 22 T44/R36, Sections 12-14,23-26 T43/R36; Sections 7-8, 17-21,28-32 T43/R37; 0,19,20,28-34 T43/35; Sections 2-6 T44/R35; Palm Beach County and Sections 13,23-25, 35,36 T43/R34; Sections 1,2 T44/R34 Hendy County. The Staff Report setting forth the staff recommendation regarding the permit, issued on the date listed above, including permit conditions to provide reasonable assurances that the project meets SFWMD statues and rules, can be obtained by contacting the Regulatory Records Management Section, during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406, Regulation Division, by telephone at 561682-6911, by e-mail at permits@sfwmd.gov, or by accessing the Staff Reports directly from the District’s website www.sfwmd.gov, using the Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. The District’s proposed agency action as set forth in the Staff Report shall become nal unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is led under Sections 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida Statutes before the deadline for ling a petition. As required by Sections 120.569(1), and 120.60(3), Fla. Stat., following is notice of the opportunities which may be available for administrative hearing or judicial review when the substantial interests of a party are determined by an agency. Please note that this Notice of Rights is not intended to provide legal advice. Not all the legal proceedings detailed below may be an applicable or appropriate remedy. You may wish to consult your attorney regarding your legal rights. A person whose substantial interests are or may be affected by the above listed South Florida Water Management District’s (SFWMD or District) action has the right to request an administrative hearing on that action pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Fla. Stat. Persons seeking a hearing on a District decision which does or may determine their substantial interests shall le a petition for hearing with the District Clerk within 21 days of receipt of written notice of the decision, unless one of the following shorter time periods apply: 1) within 14 days of the notice of consolidated intent to grant or deny concurrently r eviewed applications for environmental resource permits and use of sovereign submerged lands pursuant to Section 373.427, Fla. Stat.; or 2) within 14 days of service of an Administrative Order pursuant to Subsection 373.119(1), Fla. Stat. “Receipt of written notice of agency decision” means receipt of either written notice through mail, or electronic mail, or posting that the District has or intends to take nal agency action, or publication of notice that the District has or intends to take nal agency action. Any person who receives written notice of a SFWMD decision and fails to le a written request for hearing within the timeframe described above waives the right to request a hearing on that decision. Filing Instructions The petition must be led with the Of ce of the Clerk of the SFWMD. Filings with the District Clerk may be made by mail, hand-delivery or facsimile. Filings by e-mail will not be accepted. Any person wishing to receive a clerked copy with the date and time stamped must provide an additional copy. A petition for administrative hearing is deemed led upon receipt during normal business hours by the District Clerk at SFWMD headquarters in West Palm Beach, Florida. Any document received by the of ce of the SFWMD Clerk after 5:00 p.m. shall be led as of 8:00 a.m. on the next regular business day. Additional ling instructions are as follows: • Filings by mail must be addressed to the Of ce of the SFWMD Clerk, P.O. Box 24680, West Palm Beach, Florida 33416. • Filings by hand-delivery must be delivered to the Of ce of the SFWMD Clerk. Delivery of a petition to the SFWMD’s security desk does not constitute ling. To ensure proper ling, it will be necessary to request the SFWMD’s security of cer to contact the Clerk’s of ce An employee of the SFWMD’s Clerk’s of ce will receive and le the petition. • Filings by facsimile must be transmitted to the SFWMD Clerk’s Of ce at (561) 682-6010. Pursuant to Subsections 28-106.104(7), (8) and (9), Fla. Admin. Code, a party who les a document by facsimile represents that the original physically signed document will be retained by that party for the duration of that proceeding and of any subsequent appeal or subsequent proceeding in that cause. Any party who elects to le any document by facsimile shall be responsible for any delay, disruption, or interruption of the electronic signals and accepts the full risk that the document may not be properly led with the clerk as a result. The ling date for a document eld by facsimile shall be the date the SFWMD Clerk receives the complete document. Initiation of an Administrative Hearing Pursuant to Rules 28-106.201 and 28-106.301, Fla. Admin. Code, initiation of an administrative hearing shall be made by written petition to the SFWMD in legible form and on 8 and by 11 inch white paper. All petitions shall contain: 1. Identi cation of the action being contested, including the permit number, application number, District le number or any other SFWMD identi cation number, if known. 2. The name, address and telephone number of the petitioner and petitioner’s representative, if any. 3. An explanation of how the petitioner’s substantial interests will be affected by the agency determination. 4. A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the SFWMD’s decision. 5. A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate. 6. A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the speci c facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modi cation of the SFWMD’s proposed action. 7. A statement of the speci c rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modi cation of the SFWMD’s proposed action. 8. If disputed issues of material fact exist, the statement must also include an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the speci c rules or statutes. 9. A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action the petitioner wishes the SFWMD to take with respect to the SFWMD’s proposed action. A person may le a request for an extension of time for ling a petition. The SFWMD may, for good cause, grant the request. Requests for extension of time must be led with the SFWMD prior to the deadline for ling a petition for hearing. Such requests for extension shall contain a certi cate that the moving party has consulted with all other parties concerning the extension and that the SFWMD and any other parties agree to or oppose the extension. A timely request for extension of time shall toll the running of the time period for ling a petition until the request is acted upon. If the District takes action with substantially different impacts on water resources from the notice of intended agency decision, the persons who may be substantially affected shall have an additional point of entry pursuant to Rule 28-106.111, Fla. Admin. Code, unless otherwise provided by law. Mediation The procedures for pursuing mediation are set forth in Section 120.573, Fla. Stat., and Rules 28-106.111 and 28-106.401-405, Fla. Admin. Code. The SFWMD is not proposing mediation for this agency action under Section 120.573, Fla. Stat., at this time. Right To Seek Judicial Review Pursuant to Sections 120.60(3) and 120.68, Fla. Stat., a party who is adversely affected by nal SFWMD action may seek judicial review of the SFWMD’s nal decision by ling a notice of appeal pursuant to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.110 in the Fourth District Court of Appeal or in the appellate district where a party resides and ling a second copy of the notice with the SFWMD Clerk within 30 days of rendering of the nal SFWMD action. 421290 CN 7/12/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1055 2009 1284331-A0000260000 Kettly Cherubin The Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 28, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30.00 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 363, Pioneer Plantation, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of August, 2012 which is the 2nd day of August, 2012 Dated this 20th day of June, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 420728 CN 6/28;7/5,12,19/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1046 2009 1274331-010000Q0160 Ralph B. Seymour & Gail Seymour The Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lot 16, Block Q, Pioneer Plantation, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of August, 2012 which is the 2nd day of August, 2012. Dated this 20th day of June, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 420468 CN 6/28;7/5,12,19/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1021 2009 1274331-010000D0010 Raul Martinez & Katia Caballero The Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 27, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lot 1, Block D, Pioneer Plantation, an unrecorded subdivision. Subject to an easement for an access road of the North 30.00 feet thereof. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of August, 2012 which is the 2nd day of August, 2012. Dated this 20th day of June, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 420459 CN 6/28;7/5,12,19/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 430 2009 1324229-02000120011 Alta S. Baker Lots 3, 4 and 5, Block 12, North LaBelle Subdivision, in Section 32, Township 42 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 83, Public Records of DeSoto County, Florida, lying and being in Hendry County, Florida and the South one-half of vacated Bonanza Avenue along the North side of said lots and the North one-half of vacated alley abutting the South side of said lots. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of August, 2012, which is the 2nd day of August, 2012. Dated this 20th day of June, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 420453 CN 6/28;7/5,12,19/2012 Reading a newspaper helps you plan your time wisely.No wonder newspaper readers enjoy life more! 13 Caloosa Belle July 12, 2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice SHINE volunteersSHINE, a Department of Elder Affairs and Senior Choices of SWFL partnership located in Sarasota, DeSoto, Glades, Hendry, Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties, is always looking for more volunteers. If anyone needs assistance or is looking for a great volunteer opportunity please call 866-413-5337. Medicare Part D open enrollment dates are now October 15-December 7. That is a very important time period, for seniors to choose their Medicare Part D, prescription plans. 4-H Camp CloverleafHendry County 4-H will be camping at Camp Cloverleaf in Lake Placid, July 16-20. The camp is open to youth ages 8-13, as of September 1. The cost of camp is $195, includes snacks, meals and lodging. Registration deadline is July 9. For more information contact the 4-H of ce at 674-4092 or 983-1598.Kids! 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. Kiwanis meeting changeThe Kiwanis Club in LaBelle meets each third Tuesday of the month at the Kiwanis Thrift Store. It meets regularly meets on Tuesday evenings at 5:30 p.m. at Beef O'Brady's on Hwy 80. We have regular guest speakers from the community who give interesting, educational and valuable information about what's going on in our community. Community Briefs

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The 5th Annual Fallen Heroes Bene t will be held on July 21. It is a joint project by American Legion Post 130, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10100, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 144 and the Fraternal Order of the Moose Lodge 2398. It begins with a ceremony at 9:30 a.m. at the LaBelle Veteran's Memorial Park, Hwy. 80 and SR 29 and continues at Legion Post 130, Hwy. 80, across from the Shell gas station. One of the focal points will be honoring and remembering Marine Staff Sgt. Christopher D. Strickland and Chief Warrant Of cer Robert Hammett Jr., two local men killed in action 2008, for whom this bene t was started. There will also be a brick laying ceremony with the help of local Boy Scouts and local veterans. Enjoy a smoked pork steak dinner with potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans and a brownie, all for only a $7 donation. Other activities include a 50/50, and prizes throughout the day. A dessert raf e and great entertainment start at noon. The pork steak dinner will start immediately following the ceremonies at the American Legion Post 130, LaBelle. For information: 863-675-8300. Advance tickets at the American Legion 130, VFW 10100 and the Moose Lodge 2398. REQUEST FOR BIDS FOR CONSTRUCTION SERVICES IN CONNECTION WITH THE REPAVING OF APPROXIMATELY 3 MILES OF CR 835, FROM 5.7 MILES SOUTH OF US 27 TO 2.7 MILES SOUTH OF US 27, CLEWISTON, FL FN 429938-1 BID No. 2012-23 OPENING DATE AND TIME JULY 23, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida for construction services in connection with the repaving of approximately 3 miles of CR 835, from 5.7 miles south of US 27 to 2.7 miles south of US 27, Clewiston, Florida. 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 July 23, 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 St., 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. Bidders are encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Conference on Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. at the Engineering Department, 99A 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 420166 CB/CN 6/21,28;7/5,12/2012 Notice of Intended Agency Action The South Florida Water Management District gives notice of its intent to issue renewals of the following Everglades Works of the District Permits (Chapter 40E-63 Fla. Admin. Code) with conditions within the Everglades Agricultural Area, Florida. The permits approve the implementation of Best Management Plan (BMP) Plan(s) and water quality Discharge Monitoring Plan(s). The BMP implementation requirements, performance measures, and compliance methodology established in the permits pertain to phosphorus only. “Permittee” within the permit(s) refers to all landowners, lessees, and operators responsible for compliance with the terms and conditions of the permit(s) and are listed under the Administrative Information section of the Staff Report(s): Permit 26-00010-E (Application 120402-7), issued on June 29, 2012 to Bolles Drainage District, P.O. Box 1029, Clewiston, Florida 33440 and other named owner/operators for a project called Bolles Drainage District for 11,235.49 acres in Sections 15, 16, 21, 22, 27, 28, and 3335/T44/R34; and Sections 1-4, 9-12, and 1 5/T45/R34 Hendry County discharging to the Bolles Canal and the L-1 East Canal. Permit 26-00001-E (Application 120326-1), issued on June 19, 2012 to Triple A Enterprises, P.O. Box 70, Clewiston, Florida 33440 and other named owner/operators for a project called Triple A Enterprises Farm 20 for 777.78 acres in Sections 16 and 2 1/T46/R34 Hendry County discharging to the Miami Canal. Permit 26-00007-E (Application 1203 16-14), issued on June 14, 2012 to Triple A Enterprises, P.O. Box 70, Clewiston, Florida 33440 and other named owner/operators for a project called J & J Ag Products Farm 19 for 653.25 acres in Section 13/T46/R34 Hendry County discharging to the Miami Canal. Permit 26-00008-E (Application 120327-19), issued on June 22, 2012 to Diaz Farm, Inc., 24628 SW 114th Court, Homestead, Florida 33032, Dr. Sha Ullah, 1600 SW 100th Terrace, Davie, Florida 33324, Mr. Perry A. Poole, 8428 NW 1st Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32607 and other named owner/operators for a project called Diaz Farm Ullah & Hasneara Farm for 120 acres in Section 16/T46/R34 Hendry County discharging to the Miami Canal. The Staff Reports setting forth the staff recommendation regarding the permits, issued on the dates listed above, including permit conditions to provide reasonable assurances that the projects meet SFWMD statues and rules, can be obtained by contacting the Regulatory Records Management Section, during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406, Regulation Division, by telephone at 561682-6911, by e-mail at permits@sfwmd.gov, or by accessing the Staff Reports directly from the District’s website www.sfwmd.gov, using the Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. The District’s proposed agency action as set forth in the Staff Reports shall become nal unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is led under Sections 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida Statutes before the deadline for ling a petition. As required by Sections 120.569(1), and 120.60(3), Fla. Stat., following is notice of the opportunities which may be available for administrative hearing or judicial review when the substantial interests of a party are determined by an agency. Please note that this Notice of Rights is not intended to provide legal advice. Not all the legal proceedings detailed below may be an applicable or appropriate remedy. You may wish to consult your attorney regarding your legal rights. A person whose substantial interests are or may be affected by any of the above listed South Florida Water Management District’s (SFWMD or District) action(s) has the right to request an administrative hearing on that action(s) pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Fla. Stat. Persons seeking a hearing on a District decision which does or may determine their substantial interests shall le a petition for hearing with the District Clerk within 21 days of receipt of written notice of the decision, unless one of the following shorter time periods apply: 1) within 14 days of the notice of consolidated intent to grant or deny concurrently r eviewed applications for environmental resource permits and use of sovereign submerged lands pursuant to Section 373 .427, Fla. Stat.; or 2) within 14 days of service of an Administrative Order pursuant to Subsection 373.119(1), Fla. Stat. “Receipt of written notice of agency decision” means receipt of either written notice through mail, or electronic mail, or posting that the District has or intends to take nal agency action, or publication of notice that the District has or intends to take nal agency action. Any person who receives written notice of a SFWMD decision and fails to le a written request for hearing within the timeframe described above waives the right to request a hearing on that decision. Filing Instructions The petition must be led with the Of ce of the Clerk of the SFWMD. Filings with the District Clerk may be made by mail, hand-delivery or facsimile. Filings by e-mail will not be accepted Any person wishing to receive a clerked copy with the date and time stamped must provide an additional copy. A petition for administrative hearing is deemed led upon receipt during normal business hours by the District Clerk at SFWMD headquarters in West Palm Beach, Florida. Any document received by the of ce of the SFWMD Clerk after 5:00 p.m. shall be led as of 8:00 a.m. on the next regular business day. Additional ling instructions are as follows: • Filings by mail must be addressed to the Of ce of the SFWMD Clerk, P.O. Box 24680, West Palm Beach, Florida 33416. • Filings by hand-delivery must be delivered to the Of ce of the SFWMD Clerk. Delivery of a petition to the SFWMD’s security desk does not constitute ling. To ensure proper ling, it will be necessary to request the SFWMD’s security of cer to contact the Clerk’s of ce. An employee of the SFWMD’s Clerk’s of ce will receive and le the petition. • Filings by facsimile must be transmitted to the SFWMD Clerk’s Of ce at (561) 682-6010. Pursuant to Subsections 28-106.104(7), (8) and (9), Fla. Admin. Code, a party who les a document by facsimile represents that the original physically signed document will be retained by that party for the duration of that proceeding and of any subsequent appeal or subsequent proceeding in that cause. Any party who elects to le any document by facsimile shall be responsible for any delay, disruption, or interruption of the electronic signals and accepts the full risk that the document may not be properly led with the clerk as a result. The ling date for a document eld by facsimile shall be the date the SFWMD Clerk receives the complete document. Initiation of an Administrative Hearing Pursuant to Rules 28-106.201 and 28-106.301, Fla. Admin. Code, initiation of an administrative hearing shall be made by written petition to the SFWMD in legible form and on 8 and 1/2 by 11 inch white paper. All petitions shall contain: 1. Identi cation of the action being contested, including the permit number, application number, District le number or any other SFWMD identi cation number, if known. 2. The name, address and telephone number of the petitioner and petitioner’s representative, if any. 3. An explanation of how the petitioner’s substantial interests will be affected by the agency determination. 4. A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the SFWMD’s decision. 5. A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate. 6. A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the speci c facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modi cation of the SFWMD’s proposed action. 7. A statement of the speci c rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modi cation of the SFWMD’s proposed action.8. If disputed issues of material fact exist, the statement must also include an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the speci c rules or statutes. 9. A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action the petitioner wishes the SFWMD to take with respect to the SFWMD’s proposed action. A person may le a request for an extension of time for ling a petition. The SFWMD may, for good cause, grant the request. Requests for extension of time must be led with the SFWMD prior to the deadline for ling a petition for hearing. Such requests for extension shall contain a certi cate that the moving party has consulted with all other parties concerning the extension and that the SFWMD and any other parties agree to or oppose the extension. A timely request for extension of time shall toll the running of the time period for ling a petition until the request is acted upon. If the District takes action with substantially different impacts on water resources from the notice of intended agency decision, the persons who may be substantially affected shall have an additional point of entry pursuant to Rule 28-106.111, Fla. Admin. Code, unless otherwise provided by law. Mediation The procedures for pursuing mediation are set forth in Section 120.573, Fla. Stat., and Rules 28-106.111 and 28-106.401-405, Fla. Admin. Code. The SFWMD is not proposing mediation for this agency action under Section 120.573, Fla. Stat., at this time. Right To Seek Judicial Review Pursuant to Sections 120.60(3) and 120.68, Fla. Stat., a party who is adversely affected by nal SFWMD action may seek judicial review of the SFWMD’s nal decision by ling a notice of appeal pursuant to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.110 in the Fourth District Court of Appeal or in the appellate district where a party resides and ling a second copy of the notice with the SFWMD Clerk within 30 days of rendering of the nal SFWMD action. 421682 CN 7/12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 968 2009 1224331-010000F0040 Raul Martinez and Katia Caballero The Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 22, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the North 30.00 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 4, Block F, Pioneer Plantation, an unrecorded subdivision. And The Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 22, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 30.00 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 5, Block F, Pioneer Plantation, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of August, 2012 which is the 2nd day of August, 2012. Dated this 20th day of June, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 420457 CN 6/28;7/5,12,19/2012 14 Caloosa Belle July 12, 2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Notice of Intended Agency Action The South Florida Water Management District gives notice of its intent to issue a renewal of the following Everglades Works of the District Permit (Chapter 40E-63 Fla. Admin. Code) with conditions within the Everglades Agricultural Area of Florida. The permit approves the implementation of Best Management Plan (BMP) and water quality Discharge Monitoring Plan. The BMP implementation requirements, performance measures, and compliance methodology established in the permit pertains to phosphorus only. “Permittee” within the permit refers to all landowners, lessees, and operators responsible for compliance with the terms and conditions of the permit and is listed under the Administrative Information section of the Staff Report: Permit 50-00018-E (Application 120330-15), issued on June 28, 2012 to US Sugar Corporation, 111 Ponce De Leon Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440 and other named owner/operators for a project called United States Sugar Corporation for 65,371.00 acres; Sections 24,25,36, T41/R37; Sections 19,30,31, T41/R38; Sections 1,12, T42/R37; Sections 6,7,18,25,36, T42/R38; Sections 6-8,16-20, 29-32, T42/R39; Sections 22-27,34-36, T43/R37; Sections 1,7,18,19, T43/R38; Sections 4-9,15,16,22 T43/R39; Sections 2-11,15-36, T44/R35; Sections 19-21,23,28-35, T44/R36; Sections 19, T44/R37; Hiatus 1-3, Section 1-3, 12, T44/R38; Palm Beach County and Sections 1,2,11-14,23-26,36 T44/R34; Sections 16,21,22,27,28,34,35, T45/R34; Sections 3,10,15,22, T46/R34, Hendy County, discharging to L-1 East, Hillsboro, Ocean, Bolles, North New River, Miami and West Palm Beach Canals. The Staff Report setting forth the staff recommendation regarding the permit, issued on the date listed above, including permit conditions to provide reasonable assurances that the projects meet SFWMD statues and rules, can be obtained by contacting the Regulatory Records Management Section, during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406, Regulation Division, by telephone at 561682-6911, by e-mail at permits@sfwmd.gov, or by accessing the Staff Reports directly from the District’s website www.sfwmd.gov, using the Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. The District’s proposed agency action as set forth in the Staff Reports shall become nal unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is led under Sections 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida Statutes before the deadline for ling a petition. As required by Sections 120.569(1), and 120.60(3), Fla. Stat., following is notice of the opportunities which may be available for administrative hearing or judicial review when the substantial interests of a party are determined by an agency. Please note that this Notice of Rights is not intended to provide legal advice. Not all the legal proceedings detailed below may be an applicable or appropriate remedy. You may wish to consult your attorney regarding your legal rights. A person whose substantial interests are or may be affected by the above listed South Florida Water Management District’s (SFWMD or District) action has the right to request an administrative hearing on that action pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Fla. Stat. Persons seeking a hearing on a District decision which does or may determine their substantial interests shall le a petition for hearing with the District Clerk within 21 days of receipt of written notice of the decision, unless one of the following shorter time periods apply: 1) within 14 days of the notice of consolidated intent to grant or deny concurrently r eviewed applications for environmental resource permits and use of sovereign submerged lands pursuant to Section 373.427, Fla. Stat.; or 2) within 14 days of service of an Administrative Order pursuant to Subsection 373.119(1), Fla. Stat. “Receipt of written notice of agency decision” means receipt of either written notice through mail, or electronic mail, or posting that the District has or intends to take nal agency action, or publication of notice that the District has or intends to take nal agency action. Any person who receives written notice of a SFWMD decision and fails to le a written request for hearing within the timeframe described above waives the right to request a hearing on that decision. Filing Instructions The petition must be led with the Of ce of the Clerk of the SFWMD. Filings with the District Clerk may be made by mail, hand-delivery or facsimile. Filings by e-mail will not be accepted. Any person wishing to receive a clerked copy with the date and time stamped must provide an additional copy. A petition for administrative hearing is deemed led upon receipt during normal business hours by the District Clerk at SFWMD headquarters in West Palm Beach, Florida. Any document received by the of ce of the SFWMD Clerk after 5:00 p.m. shall be led as of 8:00 a.m. on the next regular business day. Additional ling instructions are as follows: • Filings by mail must be addressed to the Of ce of the SFWMD Clerk, P.O. Box 24680, West Palm Beach, Florida 33416. • Filings by hand-delivery must be delivered to the Of ce of the SFWMD Clerk. Delivery of a petition to the SFWMD’s security desk does not constitute ling. To ensure proper ling, it will be necessary to request the SFWMD’s security of cer to contact the Clerk’s of ce An employee of the SFWMD’s Clerk’s of ce will receive and le the petition. • Filings by facsimile must be transmitted to the SFWMD Clerk’s Of ce at (561) 682-6010. Pursuant to Subsections 28-106.104(7), (8) and (9), Fla. Admin. Code, a party who les a document by facsimile represents that the original physically signed document will be retained by that party for the duration of that proceeding and of any subsequent appeal or subsequent proceeding in that cause. Any party who elects to le any document by facsimile shall be responsible for any delay, disruption, or interruption of the electronic signals and accepts the full risk that the document may not be properly led with the clerk as a result. The ling date for a document eld by facsimile shall be the date the SFWMD Clerk receives the complete document. Initiation of an Administrative Hearing Pursuant to Rules 28-106.201 and 28-106.301, Fla. Admin. Code, initiation of an administrative hearing shall be made by written petition to the SFWMD in legible form and on 8 and by 11 inch white paper. All petitions shall contain: 1. Identi cation of the action being contested, including the permit number, application number, District le number or any other SFWMD identi cation number, if known. 2. The name, address and telephone number of the petitioner and petitioner’s representative, if any. 3. An explanation of how the petitioner’s substantial interests will be affected by the agency determination. 4. A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the SFWMD’s decision. 5. A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate. 6. A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the speci c facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modi cation of the SFWMD’s proposed action. 7. A statement of the speci c rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modi cation of the SFWMD’s proposed action. 8. If disputed issues of material fact exist, the statement must also include an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the speci c rules or statutes. 9. A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action the petitioner wishes the SFWMD to take with respect to the SFWMD’s proposed action. A person may le a request for an extension of time for ling a petition. The SFWMD may, for good cause, grant the request. Requests for extension of time must be led with the SFWMD prior to the deadline for ling a petition for hearing. Such requests for extension shall contain a certi cate that the moving party has consulted with all other parties concerning the extension and that the SFWMD and any other parties agree to or oppose the extension. A timely request for extension of time shall toll the running of the time period for ling a petition until the request is acted upon. If the District takes action with substantially different impacts on water resources from the notice of intended agency decision, the persons who may be substantially affected shall have an additional point of entry pursuant to Rule 28-106.111, Fla. Admin. Code, unless otherwise provided by law. Mediation The procedures for pursuing mediation are set forth in Section 120.573, Fla. Stat., and Rules 28-106.111 and 28-106.401-405, Fla. Admin. Code. The SFWMD is not proposing mediation for this agency action under Section 120.573, Fla. Stat., at this time. Right To Seek Judicial Review Pursuant to Sections 120.60(3) and 120.68, Fla. Stat., a party who is adversely affected by nal SFWMD action may seek judicial review of the SFWMD’s nal decision by ling a notice of appeal pursuant to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.110 in the Fourth District Court of Appeal or in the appellate district where a party resides and ling a second Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Caloosa Beel/ Patty BrantSummer MarketIf you’ve wondered what’s going on at the corner of SR 80 and Bridge Street on Fridays from 10 am.-3 p.m., you’ll want to check out the LaBelle Chamber of Commerce Summer Marketplace. Table spots are open to any chamber member who would like to sell local items veggies, paintings, craft items. jewelry anything you make locally is ne. Remember, vendors must be chamber members but anyone can stop by and browse, or better yet buy! The chamber is hoping to help out local folks by sponsoring this unique marketplace for local goods and crafts. Call Sara at the chamber, 675-0125, for more information. Then come by Friday with your local goodies, or stop by to see what specialties you can nd! Fallen Heroes Bene t July 21

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Last month, Drug Free Hendry Coalition recognized some very important people to the coalition during our end-of-the-year banquet. Reko Parantha – Outstanding Volunteer, Reko has been a wonderful asset to the coalition as its chair. He is always available for planning sessions and is at nearly every event we host. Our coalition is lucky to have such a giving committed person to keep us on the right track. Reko has also been the grill master at the last three Operation Medicine Cabinets, in which residents can turn in old prescription medicines, in LaBelle. Sherry Elliott – Outstanding Volunteer, Sherry has gone above and beyond her role as coalition secretary. She has always found the time for planning sessions and board meetings. Sherry is also at nearly every event that we host. From Friday Fest to Operation Medicine Cabinet Sherry is a constant source of encouragement and assistance. Certi cates of Appreciation went to Lucinda Kelley, Principal, LHS; Hendry County Board of County Commissioners; Lisa and Cesar Dobbins, Footprints Lawn Care; Patty Brant, The Caloosa Belle; Hendry County Sherriff’s Of ce; Ayman Kaki, J&J Family Pharmacy; and Haitham Kaki; K&M Drugs. Marijuana and Hendry Teens When asked if they have smoked marijuana in the past 30 days most Hendry County teens say they haven’t. But they believe that over 80 percent of their peers have (high school; 51 percent middle school). In fact, 23 percent of Hendry County High schoolers and 13 percent of its middle schoolers report smoking marijuana in the past month. While most Hendry County teens don’t smoke marijuana the unfortunate thing is they believe most kids are doing it. Studies show that if teens believe something is the norm they are more likely to engage in that behavior if presented with the opportunity. Drug Free Hendry County does educate the youth of our county about the true norm and about the negative consequences of marijuana use however due to increased media coverage of the legalization of marijuana and very vocal proponents having much to say about the bene ts of marijuana, your children are most likely learning that marijuana is safe and “not that bad.” DrugFree Hendry County would like to dispel some myths or half-truths about marijuana.Myth: Marijuana is a mood enhancerMaybe short-term. Because marijuana affects brain function, your ability to do complex tasks could be compromised, as well as your pursuit of academic, athletic or other goals that require y ou to be 100 percent focused and alert. In fact, people who use marijuana over the long term report less life satisfaction, poorer education, and job achievement, and more interpersonal problems compared to people who do not use marijuana. Marijuana has actually been associated to depression. Tell your kids: “Brad Pitt says he quit smoking marijuana because he became lazy and stayed in the house all day, he was unmotivated to the point of turning down work.”Myth: Marijuana is safe medicineIn some states it is legal to use marijuana that was prescribed for medical reasons. When doctors prescribe any drug, including marijuana, it is because the bene ts of that drug outweigh the risks. There are still risks involved in marijuana use. There are risks and side effects in all prescribed medicine, some more than others. There are some drugs that cause seizures, insomnia, sleepwalking, even some that put one at higher risk for suicide but licensed professionals have reason to feel that those drugs will help a sick patient get better or save their life. The chemical in marijuana that helps people can be found in pill form, so in MOST cases there is no need to smoke it at all. Tell your kids: “Marijuana is sometimes used to help people with terminal illnesses like cancer or serious painful injuries. Your quality of life is pretty good right now (no cancer, no debilitating illness or injury, you have no need to smoke marijuana. The statement “it’s legal in some states” won’t get you out of trouble in THIS state.”Myth: Marijuana natural and safeIt may seem that marijuana is all natural but the reality is by the time you might get a hold of it there are many more chemicals in it. There is the fertilizer used to grow it. There are pesticides and herbicides used to protect it from bugs and disease. There are chemicals sprayed on it to improve “the high,” Dealers sometimes “cut” other drugs into them to further improve the high because they want you to think they have the best weed around. Tell your kids: “This is a business, if so many chemicals, additives, and hormones are put into and on the beef, chicken, fruits, vegetables, and grains that we have in the name of improving the product, what are the chances that the same isn’t happening to marijuana and other “natural” drugs. The people selling you the drug probably don’t care to provide you with an ingredient list, but they do want your money.” Myth: Alcohol is legal and way worse than marijuana Despite what is “worse” or “not so bad” marijuana and alcohol are both drugs and both of them should not be used by a minor. Marijuana and alcohol both affect the brain. Both can cause a person to lose coordination. And just like alcohol, Marijuana can affect judgment and decision making, using it can cause you to do things you might not do when you are thinking straight—like getting in a car with someone who’s been drinking or is high on marijuana. Tell your kids: “I am your parent and despite what is or isn’t legal I don’t want you smoking marijuana because it will still have an effect on your health. There are many things that are legal because we live in a free country but that doesn’t mean you should do all those things.”Myth: Marijuana never killed anyoneTHC’s effects on the cerebellum and the basal ganglia can cause disaster on the road. Research shows that drivers on marijuana have slower reaction times, impaired judgment, and problems responding to signals and sounds. Studies conducted in a number of localities have found that approximately 4 to 14 percent of drivers who sustained injury or death in traf c accidents tested positive for THC (an ingredient in marijuana). Also, because marijuana slows your reaction time, you are more likely to hit a pedestrian or child that runs out into the road due to the fact you can’t brake or avoid fast enough. Tell your kids: “You may not hear about it as much, but there is still a chance you could hurt yourself or someone else. Do you reall y want to take that chance?” Don’t forget Synthetic marijuana has been involved in deaths. It has also done immediate damage to smokers who will never recover. Coalition recognizes outstanding volunteers, partners APPLIANCES & REPAIRS CAR RENTAL CARPET CLEANING CARPET AND UPHOLSTERY CLEANING Deep Clean, Sanitize, Deodorize PRESSURE WASHING AVAILABLE! HANDY MAN • Locally owned/operated 863-675-7297 to schedule CHIROPRACTIC Parrish Family ChiropracticDr. Joshua Parrish, DC Dr. Selena Parrish, DC Phone: (863) 675-0421 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 InsuredPeop 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 LABELLE AREA BUSINESS & SERVICEDIRECTORY 15 Caloosa Belle July 12, 2012

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