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.^ Superintendent's Reorganization


doe,. Plan Gets Okay from School Board


;SOMETHING NEW IS IN THE AIR. Bartow's Hobart Street again soon. (Staff photo)
Tri-County Hyperbarics will open for business on

Tri-County Hyperbarics To Reopen

Oxygen Chamber Soon In Bartow


By DAWN WADE
Staff Writer

What can grow new cells and
blood vessels besides ::.faith in a
higher power? :
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
may be ihe answer.'..
Bartow's ownr ::hyperbaric
chamber is set 'to reopen soon,
aidi ownrir aid manager Lee
Palmer couldn't be happier.
"I think this i suiich a great
thing for BartoNow, P1k County
and the surrounding areas," she
said.
The chamber opened more
than two decades ago, by a laun-
dromat, as the building had a
garage door. The chamber, which
looks like a submarine, was
wheeled in and out on a dolly.
Eventually, Ms. Palmer raised
the money to build a new struc-
ture. equipped to not only house
the full size chamber, but also a
small apartment.
This building, now the home of
Tri-county Hyperbarics, located
on Hobart Street, is where the
chamber will reopen.
But for many people, hyper-
barics.may be a new word or one
associated with scuba diving.
However, Mrs. Palmer contends


the treatment can help with a
variety of illnesses.
"Hyperbarics uses greater
than normal air pressure to aid
healing," she said. "It is the only
thing other than Godthat can
grow new blood vessels."
Recently, hyperbarics have
been used in the treatment of dia-
betics, as circulatory problems
due to blocked blood vessels may
result in festering wounds. The
oxygen enriched blood has been
shown to actually speed healing,
and in some cases has prevented
amputation.
The therapy also is used to
treat chronic bone infections, car-
bon monoxide poisoning and
wound healing.
Ms. Palmer said the patients
that visit the chamber are
referred by their physician or in
some cases a chiropractor, for the
treatment.
"The therapy is prescribed and
covered by insurance," she said.
When the chamber closed last
year, Ms. Palmer said as many as
10 people a day were being treat-
ed by the therapy.
"We've had older people,
adults, children, even babies
being treated," she said. '"We were
'busy."


Currently, Ms. Palmer is seek-
ing a certified hyperbaric technol-
ogist to run the chamber and
other staff members to get the
chamber up and running again.
'There is a real need for the
service," she said. "I feel like God
gave us the ability to use the ther-
apy, and we should."
Ms. Palmer said the search
had just begun for staff, but she is
seeking people who she feels will
adhere to a strong "moral code of
ethics."
"In this business, I feel like you
really have to have integrity and
not recommend the therapy to
people who don't need it," she
said. "I feel like it's a duty not to
be out to make a buck, but really
to try to help people."
As part of an incentive to find
the right person, Ms. Palmer said
she will allow the technician to
live in an apartment that adjoins
the chamber building.
Built by Ms. Palmer, the apart-
ment features hardwood floors,
an adorable dollhouse-like
kitchen and a loft bedroom.
For more information on ,the
chamber, call Lee Palmer at 512-
1314, Josh Palmer at 698-1206 or
Jillian Palmer at 581-6399.


Go 'Crazy' For Patsy Cline During

Bartow's Friday Fest Event Jan. 21


By RUSTIN DWYER
Staff Writer

Polk County's new school
superintendent, two months into
the job, has won approval for her
proposed reorganization of the
district's top ranks.
Dr. Gail McKinzie said her new
organizational plan will stream-
line the way the county operates
and improve inclusion throughout
the ranks.
On Tuesday, the school board
unanimously approved Dr.
McKinzie's proposal of an organi- i
national restructuring for some
key positions within the school
district.
Effective July 1, the superin-
tendent will have two high profile
associate superintendents, one to
help manage schools, the other to
oversee what they are teaching.
The positions will be similar to
the four area superintendent
positions that were eliminated in
2003 by former Supt. Jim
Thornhill. The associates will
replace the deputy superinten-
dent position, which was held by
Ken Addair until his retirement
on Jan. 1. Both will be paid the
same as Addair, $99,704 aninually.
The superintendent of learning


and curriculum will be assisted
by three senior directors. They
will oversee the areas of career
education, assessment and fine
arts.
Seven senior directors will
serve under the superintendent of
school-based operations, three
new senior directors and four
additional positions reclassified
as senior 'directors. The senior
directors will oversee the schools
by classification, from elementary
education to magnet and charter
schools.
The previous position of direc--
tor of elementary schools, which
was responsible for overseeing all
64 elementary schools, will now
have a slightly lighter work load.
Dr. McKinzie's plan calls for two
senior directors of elementary
education to help better manage
the large number of schools.
"We have employees that are
highly overworked," Dr. McKinzie
said. "They are required to do
their positions and supervise
schools at the same time."
Dr. McKinzie said the reorga-
nization will create a "parity of
services" as well as a clearly
defined set of expectations for
employees.
Another new position, senior


director for minority relations, is
one that Dr. McKinzie lobbied
hard for in her previous position
as superintendent of a district in
suburban Chicago. The position
will report directly to the superin-
tendent and update her on issues
of diversity within the district.
The director also will assist in
maintaining staff diversity and
ensuring multiculturalism within
the curriculum, but Dr. McKinzie
said it doesn't end there. She
envisions the position will help to
set assistance programs and be a
locator of community resources
for minority parents and stu-
dents.
"By having them report direct-
ly to the superintendent, it says
how important (the position) real-
ly is," Dr. McKinzie said.
To make room in the budget,
12 positions, including two secre-
taries, will be done away with,
totaling nearly $1 million in
salaries. The nine new positions
and five reclassifications will cost
the district about $23,000 more
than the money freed from the
abolished positions, an increase of
2.4 percent.
Board Member Jack English
pointed out that the increases in
salary budget would still be well


below where it was before the
removal of the area assistant
superintendents.
"We're still netting in upper
administration (salaries) a
$100,000 decline from where we
were a few years ago," English
said.

Dr. McKinzie lifted the ban on
school programs to travel out of
the country. The ban was institut-
ed in the wake of the Sept. 11,
2001, terrorist attacks, but Dr.
McKinzie said the time had come
to remove it. In the future, all
travel requests outside of the
United States will be reviewed on
a case by case basis.
The superintendent said she
would also grant a special excep-
tion to Bartow High School to
allow a contingent of students
and faculty to travel to Germany
over Spring break as part of their
exchange program with a school
in the city of Bochum.
Normally, all requests to travel
outside of the country must be
submitted six months in advance
in order to be accepted, but Dr.
McKinzie said a special exception
would be granted to Bartow High
School in this case, due to the
unusual circumstances.


Hearing Set Tuesday On Historic


Preservation Ordinance Amendments


A public hearing will be held at
Tuesday's city commission meet-
ing on an :\.iii e.'il historic archi-
tecture preservation ordinance.
The commission will meet at 5
p.m. for a work session and will
reconvene at 6:30 for its regular
meeting. This week's meeting is
one day later than usual because
of the Martin Luther King Day
holiday.
The 107-page ordinance,
passed on first reading two weeks
ago, would expand the boundaries
of the city's historic district and
would enlarge the list of actions
that would require a "certificate
of review" by the historic architec-
ture review board.
Among changes requiring a
"certificate of review":
*'Changes to the facade of a
building, including a change of


wall material (such as aluminum
or Vinyl siding), altering or addi-
tion of architectural features, and
"major repairs."
Changing or removal of roof
features, including dormer win-
dows, cupolas, cornices, chim-
neys, weather vanes and light-
ning rods.
Changes of windows, doors
or porches, including the adding
or removal of doors, windows,
awnings or shutters.
"All proposed demolitions."
It would apply to all "con-
tributing. structures", more than
50 years old within the bound-
aries of the historic district.
Several people expressed con-
cerns about the scope of the audi-
ence at the commission's Jan. 3
meeting, and were invited by the
commission to take part in


Tuesday's public hearing on the
ordinance. A public hearing is
required on second reading of all
city ordinances.
The amendments were pro-
posed by the historic architecture
review board "to put some teeth"
into the existing ordinance.
Other items on the agenda:
Second reading of an ordi-
nance authorizing the city to bor-
row up to $5 million from the
Florida Municipal Loan Council
to pay for the redesign of Main
Street; extension of the water sys-
tem; and four-laning of Wilson
Avenue and other improvements
to accommodate the new Lowe's
Home Improvement Center.
Second reading of an ordi-
nance opting out of an "early vot-
ing" option for city elections.
First reading of an ordinance


eliminating reference to "primary
elections" in conjunction with the
city election.
An appointment to the
Bartow Housing Authority.
Discussion of an appoint-
ment to the water conservation
committee.
Recognition of Willie L.
Watson for his service on the
housing authority.
A proclamation designating
Feb. 4 as "Go Red for Women
Day," an American Heart Assn.
awareness campaign.
An amendment to the city's
agreement with the Florida Dept.
of Transportation relating to
improvements to West Main
Street between Woodlawn Avenue
and Van Fleet Drive.


Airport Taking Half Million Dollar


Loan To Cover 20-Acre Expansion


"Sweet Dreams A Tribute to Patsy Cline" is
coming to Bartow at the next Friday Fest on Jan.
21, 5:30 8:30 p.m. on South Central Avenue in
Bartow.
During the show, C.J. Harding will pay tribute to
the legendary Patsy Cline. /
Ms. Harding will be singing many of Ms. Cline',
hit songs that have been loved throughout the
years, such as "Crazy," "I Fall To Pieces," "Walkin
After Midnight," "Sweet Dreams" and more.
Growing up in Savannah, Ms. Haring fell in love
with the music of Patsy, Hank Williams, Elvis and
the folk songs of Joan Baez.
"'Patsy Cline is all my mother played," she said.
"I learned to sing from listening to Patsy. When I
was 14, I bought a guitar and taught myself how to
play from a songbook
In the 1990s, Ms. Harding moved to Tampa and
continued to pursue a singing career. After playing
local venues, she formed an all female band and
eventually began playing on cruise ships.
Working with the band, Ms. Harding found the
Patsy Cline hits were among the most requested, so
she created a tribute show for Patsy. '
With her gregarious and funny personality, Ms.
Harding will attempt to steal your heart just the
way Patsy did and continues to do through her
recordings.
The show's costuming is designed and created by
Ms. Harding in an effort to keep the presentation
as authentic as possible. \
Ms. Harding has performed her show with the
grand Ole Opry and opened for such .greats as Ray
Stevens and John-Michael Montgomery.
Additionally, Patsy's hometown of Winchester,
Vai, has sponsored a performance for the past sev-
_ral Noew % :Yar's Eve programs.
The 'eent .is free, and beer, wine and other bev-
erages will be for sale.
The event also will feature children's activities,
fofid from local restaurants and shopping opportu-
nities in downtown stores.
Frida) Fest is held on the third Friday of every


month and is hosted by Main Street Bartow, Inc.
and. the City of Bartow. This month, Citrus &
Chemical Bank also is sponsoring events.
For more information on the Friday Fest, call
Main Street Bartow at 534-4030.


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BARTOW'S FRIDAY FEST will feature a trib-
ute to Patsy Cline. C.J. Harding, who makes her
own costumes, will perform as the. Country Music
legend on the streets of Downtown Bartow on"
Friday. Friday Fest will begin at 5:30 p.m. on South
Central Avenue. In addition to entertainment, the
festival features food, shopping and activities for
children. For more information on the event, call
Main Street Bartow at 534-4030.


It's been more than six months
since the Bartow Municipal
Airport was first able to claim
something many of us would like
to they were totally debt free.
But now that a large parcel of
land on the eastern side of the
airport has become available,
BMA officials think it might be
time to get back in.
Two adjoining properties,
totaling close to 20 acres, will cost
the airport around $847,000.
BMA has more than that amount
in the coffers, but with hurricane
repairs still left to do and other
upcoming projects, the airport
plans to borrow $500,000 to main-
tain some available cash.
"Instead of liquidating every-
thing, we should have some
reserves," said Cynthia Barrow,
executive director of BMA.
Located just south of the
Wheeler Heights subdivision on
the eastern side of the airport, the
two parcels of land are being sold
by two different owners.
The southern part of the prop-
erty is a developed lot that airport
officials are interested in due to
its rental appeal. The site was the
location of a now bankrupt com-
pany, Hi-Way, Inc.
Located on the 10.9-acre lot is
a an office with an adjoining
31,000 squar-foot warehouse, as
well as three smaller buildings.
The buildings also house a work-
ing paint spray facility.
"This property should be a
good revenue producer once we
get it all fixed up," Mrs.Barrow


said.
Barrow was in Tampa today at
a bankruptcy court hearing,
securing a judge's approval of the
sale of the parcel for $'737,000.
The northern property is an
eight-acre undeveloped lot owned
by Warren Leonard Properties
and is valued at $110,700.
Leonard was the founder of Hi-
Way, Inc., but had sold the com-


pany several years before the
chapter 11 filing. Leonard is in
the process of liquidating some of
his assets and Mrs. Barrow said
the airport is more than happy to
help take the land off his hands.
Nothing is final at the
moment, only a verbal agree-
ment, but Mrs. Barrow said she
feels very confident the deal will
go through, although it could be a


slow process.
In the meantime, the airport
will be heading back into a deficit,
but that's something Barrows
said she doesn't mind.
"About ten years before, we
were $2 million dollars in the
hole," she said. Five hundred
thousand is nothing. This is pen-
nies."


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Community




Life


Local Student
To Visit
Washington
William Reschley of B'artow
will attend the Presidential
Classroom's Program on June
'18-25 in Washington, D.C.
During the week-long pro-
gram, students will interact with
members of Congress, presiden-
tial appointees, senior military
officials, business leaders and
journalists. Students will partici-
pate in a seminar of the floor of
the U.S. House of Representa-
tives, a seminar with a NASA as-
tronaut and visit the National
Security Agency.
Students who qualify for the
program have a minimum 3.0
grade point average.


Dance
Performance
Set Jan. 25
Florida Southern College and
the Festival of Fine Arts will
present Jos6 Lim6n Dance Com-
pany on Tuesday, Jan. 25.
The event takes place in
Branscomb Auditorium at 7:30
p.m.
Jos6 Lim6n formed his com-
pany in 1946, partnering with
his teacher and mentor, Doris
Humphrey.
Together they created a
unique modern dance repertory
company and an approach to
movement that has shaped sub-
sequent generations of dancers
and artists.
Tickets are $25. FSC students
are admitted free of charge; non-
FSC students pay half price.
For ticket information, con-
tact the Branscomb Auditorium
box office at 680-4296.

High Vista

Sets Sale
High Vista at Ridgewood
Lakes will hold the sixth annual
Trash to Treasures Community
Sale on Saturday, Jan. 22, from
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The sale will be held at Ridge-
wood Lakes, Highway 27, two
miles south of 1-4 near Daven-
port.
The sale will feature an in-
door flea market in 'an air-condi-
tioned venue.
Vendors will offer furniture,
coins, stamps, record albums,
bikes, collectibles, toys, clothing
and other items.
Admission is free, and all pro-
ceeds from the sale will benefit
the High Vista -Association
Charitable Fund.
For more information or to
register as a vendor, call Ethel
Frohmann.at 420-0627 or Anne
Kynast at 424-5150.

Castor To
Speak At
Brunch
Democratic Women's Club of
Polk County will hold its brunch
meeting for the installation of
new officers Saturday, Jan. 22,
at 10 a.m. in the banquet room
of the Cleveland Heights Golf
Club, 2900 Buckingham Avenue
in Lakeland. ,- ,
The featured speaker for the
event will be former Education
Commissioner and University of
South Florida President Betty,
Castor.
Tickets for the event are $25.
For reservations and informa-
tion contact Caroll Franklin at
298-0454.




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vehicle find your house?
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Macie Lamb Celebrates 105th Birthday


Macie Lamb, formerly of Fort
Meade, turned 105 years old on
Thursday, Dec. 23.
She celebrated at the home of
her daughter, Roberta Wright in
Ocala, where she now resides.
Joining in the celebration
were all of her children, along
with other family members and
friends.
Born in Chiefland, Mrs. Lamb
moved to the Fort Meade area in
her early childhood.
She 'taught school in a one-
room school house for a period of
time before marrying Pasco
Lamb.
The couple then moved to
Charleston, S.C., for two years,
but returned to Fort Meade,
where they raised eight children.
Mrs. Lamb owned a home in
Fort Meade until 1998, when she
moved to Ocala to live with her
daughter.
Mrs. Lamb has a sister,
-Rowena Pollard, who resides in
Fort Meade, along with two
nieces, Margaret Weishaupt and
LaVone Yarbrough.





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Macie Lamb cuts the cake at her 105th birthday
held at her daughter's home in Ocala. Mrs. Lamb and h
raised eight children in Fort Meade, where she ren
1998, when she moved-to Ocala to live with her daughter
provided)


Annie H. Darracott #791 of the United Daughters of the Con-
federacy members recently collected some 77 non-perishable items
and donated them to Eastside 'Baptist Church in Lakeland to assist
them in their mission to feed the hungry. The food donation was ac-
cepted by Pastor James Walker and, his son, Jamie Walker. -
(UDC photo)

UDC Remembers Those Less
Fortunate During Holidays


Annie H. Darracott #791 of
the United Daughters of the
Confederacy members held a
food drive for the hungry.
The ladies collected approxi-
mately 77 non-perishable items.
The food was donated to East-
side Baptist Church in Lakeland
to assist them in their mission to
feed the hungry.
Pastor James Walker and his
son, Jamie Walker, accepted the
food donation.
Pastor Walker said he was
very appreciative for the food.
"The food was given out at
Thanksgiving and Christmas
time," he said. "Donations of food


have been at an all time low due
to the active hurricane season
during this past Summer."
Additionally, a collection of
new toys and non-perishable
items were donated to Kathleen
United Methodist Church of
Lakeland during December.
Pastor Jeffrey Smith accepted
the donations, and they were dis-
tributed to 15 impoverished
families.
All are welcome to attend
UDC meetings held every fourth
Tuesday of the month.
For more information, contact
Sheila Tindle at 859-4862 or by
e-mail at STindle675@aol.com .


Water Matters Exhibit To

Open At Explorations V


Explorations V Children's
Museum in Lakeland and the
Southwest Florida Water Man-
agement will qpen a new exhibit
at the museum.
"Water Matters" will open on
Saturday, Jan. 22. A ribbon cut-
ting ceremony will be held at 11
a.m. and Ripply, the District's
water mascot, will visit the mu-


seum from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The exhibit will show the wa-
ter cycle and explain the impor-
tance of protecting natural water
resources. The exhibit is com-
posed of an activated water cy-
cle, a flowing river and a large
globe. Educational signs accom-
pany the exhibit.


Red Hat Day Is Feb. 5

At Florida Citrus Festival


Visions of red will be seen at
the Florida Citrus Festival Pa-
rade next month as the Red Hat
Ladies kick up their heels in
"Red Hat fashion."
Red Hat Day at the Florida
Citrus Festival will be on Satur-
day, Feb. 5.
The ladies will begin their
"red day" at the festival's parade
as Red Hat chapters .from
throughout the state gather to--
gether to present their colors. All
Red Hat Ladies will be consid-
ered favored guests of the festi-
val parade, and all are invited to
participate free of charge.
Immediately following the pa-
rade, a Red Hat Roundup will be
held 'at the festival grounds on


Cypress Gardens Blvd., where
featured entertainment and ac-
tivities will be geared in red, in-
cluding a "Best Hat" contest and
a "Casually Dressed Fashicon
Show."
The cost for the roundup is
$10 for groups of 30 or more, and
$12 for groups of 29 or less. The
fee includes gate admission, ac-
LiviLies, and entertainment, and
lunch.
Chapter members do not have
to attend the Roundup to partici-
pate in the parade.
Red Hat Ladies who are inter-
ested in participating in the
Florida Citrus Festival Parade
may call Jane Waters at 292-
9810.


Dr. Ebanks Joins

Feldman Foot Clinic
Dr. Marc Feldman, owner of dency at Florida Hospital in east
Feldman Foot Clinic with offices Orlando, where he received
located Winter Haven and Se- training in all aspects of foot and
bring, has been joined by Dr. ankle surgery including elective,
Paul A. Ebanks. trauma, reconstructive, diabetic
Dr. Ebanks received degrees limb salvage, internal and exter-
in biological science from West nal fixation techniques.
Indies College in Mandeville, Ja- Dr. Ebanks is a member of
maica, medical technology from the American Podiatric Medical
Florida International University, Association, the American Col-
a master of science in biomedical lege of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
services from Barry University and Pi Delta professional honor
in Miami, and a doctorate in po- society.
'diatraic medicine. Dr. Ebanks is married and re-
Dr. Ebanks served his resi- sides in Sebring.

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CONGRATULATIONS to the 2003-04 Bar-
tow High School graduates who received $500
from the Jan Coolman Memorial Scholarship
Fund. BHS students (not in order) Christopher
Johnson, Shavonne Mostella and Ashley were
awarded the money at the Olive Garden Restau-
rant by Wanda Coolman, Coolman's widow, and


'Learn To Love The

Media' Workshop Set


Dick Pope/Polk County Chap-
ter of the Florida Public Rela-
tions Association (FPRA), in co-
operation with leading media or-
ganizations serving Polk County,
will present a "Learn to Love the
Media" workshop on Friday, Feb..
11, at the Lakeland Yacht Club.
The program runs from 8 a.m.
to noon.
The workshop is open to all
individuals with an interest in
learning the finer points of deal-
ing with the media to promote
an organization and/or a cause.
The fee of $30 for FPRA mem-
bers and $40 for non members
includes biealkfast, a comprehen-
sive media list and small group
round table meetings with jour-
nalists representing media or-
ganizations with a presence in
Polk County.
John Fitzwater, publisher of
The Ledger, will open the pro-
gram with a talk titled "The
Changing Face of Print Media,"
and motivational speaker Dr.
David Skaer will bring it to a


Danny Harrison, Coolman's brother-in-law.
Christopher and Shavonne are currently attend-
ing Florida State University and Ashley is at-
tending Loyola University. To donate to the
scholarship fund, write to the Polk Education, c/o
Jan Coolman Memorial Scholarship, P.O. Box
391, Bartow, 33831. (Photo provided)


close with "Interpersonal Com-
munications Skills. Did I Say
That Out Loud?"
The workshop was designed
for people in the public and pri-
vate sectors, including non-profit
organizations, who want and
need to learn the most effective
way to access the local media to
get their story told.
Media relations reference ma-
terials, including AP stylebooks,
will be available for purchase
from Books, Books, Books.
For additional information,
call 318-4471 or 299-9980, ext.
22.
The deadline for registering is
Feb. 4; with reservations han-
dled on a first come, first served
basis.


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Health

Happenings


Heart Gala
Planned
American Heart Association'"
-B 2005 Polk County Heart Gale
will be held on Friday, March 1
at 7 p.m.
The event is a black-tie gala
featuring an evening of dancing,
dining and exclusive auctions to
benefit the American Heart As
sociatibn.
The event will be held at Lon(
.** Palm Golf & Country Club, 800
4 ,Lone Palm Drive, Lakeland.
Tickets are $125 per person.
For more information, cal
S698-9470.


Eye Health

SProgram Set
ceerain "The Aging Eye," a program o:
celebration Lakeland Regional Medical Cen
aer husband ter, will be presented on Tues
air. ed until day, Feb. 1, at 6:30 p.m.
The program will be pre
sented in the hospital audito
rium.
Dr. Kevin Dorsett will speak
during the event.
For more information abou
the program, call 687-1400.


Health
Screenings
Offered
Health screenings will be hel(
each third Thursday of the
month at the Seventh-day Ad
ventist Church in Lake Wales
233 Burns Avenue.
The screenings will be held
from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
The event will feature blood
pressure, blood sugar, choles
terol, glaucoma and body assess
ment screenings.
The cost of the program is $7.


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Despite Tornado Damage,

Gardens Reopens Cypress Gardens Offers
Cypress Gardens Reopens More Parking Capacity


Don't Take Chances

When Driving In Fog


Combine early morning fog
and the traffic of commuters'
travelingg to work and you may
nave a recipe for disaster.
Motorists should use extreme
care on the roadways, especially
during early morning commutes
when visibility is reduced by fog.
Most fog-related crashes occur
during the morning rush hour
and involve motorists who are
familiar with the road, but still
drive too fast for conditions, AAA
Auto Club.South reported.
"Fog reduces visibility and of-
ten alters the perception of speed
and distance," Dawn Landrum,
manager of traffic safety for AAA
Auto Club South, said. "The ef-
fect creates and unpredictable
driving environment that may
require special maneuvers, in-
cluding the ability to stop


quickly."
Here are some tips from AAA
regarding driving in foggy condi-
tions:
Reduce your speed in order
to have a safe stopping distance
between vehicles.
Use low beam headlights,
not just parking or emergency
lights when the vehicle is in mo-
tion.
Avoid using high beams, as
the fog's moisture will reflect the
light back into your eyes.
In dense fog, leave the high-
way as soon as it is safe to do so
and wait for the fog to lift.
Stay in one lane. Don't pass
other vehicles or change lanes
unnecessarily.
Use windshield wipers and
the defroster to clear moisture
from car windows.


Farmers have until Feb. 28 to
purchase crop coverage under
the Non-insured Crop Disaster
Assistance Program (NAP).
The NAP, which is adminis-
tered by the U.S. Department of
Agriculture's Farm Service
Agency, provides financial assis-
tance to producers of non-insur-
able crops when low yields, loss
of inventory or prevented plant-


Polk County Transit Services
riders will soon be able to take
advantage of two new rural con-
nector routes.
The new routes, which will
connect from Fort Meade to Bar-
,ow and Frostproof to Eagle
Ridge Mall via Lake Wales, will
begin operating on Jan. 24.
I Fort Meade, Bartow, and
Frdstproof lost their bus service
3 y ar ago whenInterCity Tran-
sit lost funding and had to close,
Sandra Winegar, director of Polk
County Transit Services, said.
; "We are delighted that we can
hiow restore service to those com-
munities with even better serv-
ice levels," Ms. Winegar said.
The Connector service will op-
erate M6nda'y through Saturday
fromn;8:;15 a,m. to 6:15 p.m. with
four .it s per day .
The Frostproof route will al-
ternate between the east and
eest "sides'of Crooked Lake on
its runs to and from Eagle Ridge,
Mall.-


ing occurs due to natural disas-
ters.
To be eligible for NAP assis-
tance, crops must be non-insur-
able crops and agricultural com-
modities for which the cata-
strophic risk protection level of
crop insurance is not available.
For more information about
NAP, visit http://disaster.fsa.
usda.gov/nap.htm.


Flu Shot Clinic Set In Davenport


A flu shot clinic-will be held
on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at Ridge
Assembly of God Church, 41219
US Hwy. 27 in.Davenport.
Vaccines will be offered on a
first come, first served basis be-
ginning at 8 a.m. As people ar-
rive, they will be assigned an ap-
pointment time.
I'The cost of the shot is $20,
however patients with Medicare
Part-B, Blue Cross Blue Shield
of Florida; Avimed, Wellcare,
Care Plus, Heath First, Quality,
United. Healthcare, Aetna and


Preffered Care Partners insur-
ance will not be charged.
Anyone age 50 or older, with
chronic medical problems,
women who expect to be preg-
nant, household contacts of high-
risks individuals, healthcare
workers with direct patient care
and children, nine and older, on
long-term aspirin treatment may
receive the vaccine.
For more information, call the
Polk County Health Depart-
ment's flu information line at
519-7900.


'Shrek 2' Featured At

Polk County Movie Night


"Shrek 2"" will be the featured
attraction when the Polk County
Leisure Services Division brings
its Movie Night program to Hunt
Fountain Parl on Saturday, Jan.
22.
'The' PO-rated' movie can be
seen free of charge starting at 7
p.m. at-Hunt Fountain Park, lo-
6'aVed 6dn'th corner of Duff and
Green Road's, in; North Lake-
land.


Free popcorn will be served
and drinks will be sold. All
moviegoers are encouraged to
bring a chair or blanket and
mosquito repellent for maximum
comfort.
For additional information on
Movie Night, call Stephanie
Glausser at 534-4340, or visit
the website at www.polk-
county.net.


An added service of the con-
nector service will be a Dial-a-
Ride feature, which will operate:
much like the ADA service of
city bus services, with the excep-
tion that it will be on a space-
available basis.
This service will be beneficial
for those who are within 3/4 mile
of the routes, but who are unable
to access the route due to a dis-
abling condition.
"Riders who are unable to ac-
cess the bus because of a disabil-
ity can call ahead and schedule a
pickup at their door," Paul Sim-
mons, operations manager for
Polk County Transit Services,
said. "This will help them get to
the doctor or just get their gro-
ceries when they otherwise could
not get out."
"We were disappointed when
we lost InterCity Transit last
year. 'Bus service in Bartow is
badly needed, so this is a great
day for us," Bartow City Man-
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When Kent Buescher set out
to modernize and reopen Cy-
press Gardens, there was one
thing he hadn't counted on.
"In his top 100 things that
could go wrong, hurricanes were
not on the list," Alyson Gernert,
public relations director for the
park, told the Bartow Rotary
Club.
"The botanical gardens were
99 percent done when tornadoes
hit the park," she said.
"Everything we had planted
was destroyed," and 300 trees
were wiped out.
"We all had a good cry, and
started rebuilding the next day,"
she said.
Buescher bought the park,
which had been closed for more
than a year, in March, 2004, and
added rides and daily entertain-
ment to the facility. The contrac-
tor for the job had previous expe-
rience at Disney World.
Buescher's projected $42 mil-
lion investment in the park grew
to $55 million as a result of the
three hurricanes that hit Polk
County in the space of 44 days,
she said.
A renovation "that should
have taken two or three years"
was accomplished in less than a


year, she said, and the park had
a "soft opening" on the Thanks-
giving weekend. The formal
grand opening took place on Dec.
9.
Management had anticipated
3,000 to 4,000 visitors a day
around Christmas and New
Year's; actual attendance was
twice that.
In addition to the natural at-
tractions, the new Cypress Gar-
dens has 38 rides, including four
roller coasters, and the rides
have proved popular with visi-
tors of all ages, Ms. Gernert said.'
The ski shows which made
the Gardens famous are back,
with many of the previous skiers
back in the cast.
A Russian troupe performs an
ice skating show.
The former "Island in the
Sky" has reopened as "Sunshine
Sky Adventure."
In addition to a food court and
shopping area, the Gardens has
two restaurants, "Julie's
Kitchen" in the former Pope
home and a "fine dining" restau-
rant in the former Snively home.
Planned but not yet com-
pleted are an animal area, a
midway arcade, and a water
park.


The Gardens is bringing in
"big name performers" on a regu-
lar basis, she said.
"Parking has been an issue on
concert days," she said. "We are
extremely land-locked." The
short term solution will be re-
mote parking with shuttle buses,
and the Gardens eventually may
build a parking garage, she said.
Admission presently is
$29.95, and will go up to $34.95
after March 1, except for chil-
dren and seniors, for whom the
price will remain $29.95. Season
passes can be purchased for
$64.95.
Buescher got into the theme
park business in 1991 when he
bought 100 acres of farmland in
Valdosta, Ga., "for a nice, quiet
horse farm."
His brother bought him a goat
and other members of the family
gave him other animals to start
a petting zoo on the property.
Buescher eventually added a
convention center, and in 1996,
started building rides "and Wild
Adventures was born."
Today the park has 55 rides,
including nine roller coasters.
Attendance at'Wild Adven-
tures is projected to reach 1.3
million people this year.


Thin Mints Are Back In Town


Perhaps you froze some Thin
Mints the last time the Girl
Scouts came around, but as for
the rest of us who ate every
crumb before the scouts left our
doorsteps, the news that it's
cookie time again is welcome.
Local scouts have begun tak-
ing ordersand booth sales will
begin on Friday, Feb. 25. The
sale will end March 20.
Each box of cookies sells for
$3. Profits are used to support
individual troop activities, pro-
grams, trips, training and sup-
port for adult volunteers, camp-
ing and equestrian programs at
Camp Wildwood and financial
assistance for needy girls.
For more than 80 years, the
cookies have been a staple in
American culture.
The cookies had their earliest
beginnings in the kitchens and
ovens of members, with their
mothers serving as technical ad-
visors. The earliest mention of a
cookie sale is in 1917.
In. that year, the Mistletoe
Troop in Muskogee, Okla., baked
cookies and sold them in the
high school cafeteria as a service


project.
In July of 1922, an article in
"American Girl" magazine, pub-
lished by the Girl Scouts, pro-
vided a recipe by Florence Neil
for cookies. Ms. Neil said the
cost of ingredients for about six
or seven dozen cookies would be
around 26-36 cents. She sug-
gested the troops then sell the
cookies for 25 or 30 cents per
dozen.
In 1935, the Girl Scout Fed-
eration of Greater New York,
raised money-through the sale of
commercial cookies. The group
raised money and bought a die
in the shape of a trefoil, and
used the words Girl Scout Cook-
ies on the box.
In 1936, the national Girl
Scout organization began the
process to license the first com-
mercial baker to produce cookies
that would be sold by scouts.
By 1937, more than 125 coun-
cils held cookie sales.
Until World War II, cookies
were sold annually by councils
across the country. Due to short-
ages in sugar, flour and butter,
the scouts stopped selling cook-


ies and began selling calendars
to raise money.
After the war, the girls re-
turned to peddling sweet treats.
By 1948, a total of 29 bakers
throughout the nation were li-
censed to bake Girl Scout Cook-
ies.
In 1951, the cookies came in
three varieties sandwich,
shortbread and chocolate mint.
In this year, with the advent of
the suburbs, scouts began selling
cookies at booths near shopping
malls.
By 1956, the cookie varieties
were joined by a vanilla filled
cookie, a chocolate filled cookie,
shortbread and chocolate mint.
By 1961, 14 licensed bakers
were mixing batter for thou-
sands of cookies annually. Also
in this decade, bakers began
wrapping cookies in printed alu-
minum foil or cellophane to pro-
tect the cookies and preserve
freshness.
Currently, there are eight va-
rieties of cookies produced by
three licensed bakers.

RTO Meeting


iCegionai Science iair is Tis week Set Jan. 20


The Regional Science Fair for
middle and high school students
will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 18,
Wednesday, Jan. 19, and Thurs-
day, Jan. 20, at Winter Haven's
Nora Mayo Hall, 500 Third
Street.
Students have completed pro-
jects in 13 categories that in-
clude botany, chemistry, engi-
neering, environmental science
and health.
. The public is invited to view


the projects on Thursday, Jan.
20, from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Students will set-up their sci-
ence projects on Tuesday from 3
to 7 p.m. ,
Judging is from 8:30 to noon
on Wednesday and an awards
ceremony is set at 5:30 p.m. on
Thursday.
Winning students advance to
the State Science Fair in April in
Orlando.


Polk Regional Transportation
Organization (RTO) Transition
Committee will meet on Thurs-
day, Jan. 20, at 9 a.m. in Room
413 of the Polk County Admin-
istration Building, 330 West
Church Street, Bartow.
This meeting will address dif-
ferent options for the creation of
a Regional Transportation
Authority.
The public is invited to at-
tend.
For more information on the
meeting, call 534-6486.


Trohn Speaks

In Orlando
Jonathan B. Trohn, a partner
in the Lakeland office of Gray-
Robinson, P.A., spoke at the Na-
tional Business Institute Semi-
nar in Orlando on the topic of
soft tissue injury cases.
Trohn spoke about all aspects
of trial preparation, from open-
ing statements to evidentiary is-
sues to the closing statement.


More parking has been added
to Cypress Gardens Adventure
Park.
"We've expanded our on-site
overflow parking and established
a satellite parking location that
will provide guests with an eas-
ier way to reach the park on
peak concert days," a spokesman
said.
Guests now have the option of
parking in the vacant lot directly
across from the park and adja-
cent to the Best Western Admi-
ral's Inn or guests may utilize
the State Farm Insurance Re-
gional Office parking lot located
two miles from the park on Cy-
press Gardens Blvd.


Shuttle service will be pro-
vided for guests choosing to park
at the State Farm office.
The park will present a con-
cert by Chubby Checker next
Saturday, Jan. 22, at 2 p.m.
"We are thrilled with the de-
mand that we've received from
our guests attending concerts
and events at the park," Kent
Buescher, CEO and owner, said.
"We are excited that we've al-
ready created the need to expand
parking as well as our park ca-
pacity."
For more information, contact
guest services at 324-2111 or
visit www.cypressgardens.com.


Two Cancer Lectures Set


Recent advancements in the
diagnosis and treatment of cervi-
cal cancer will be the topic of the
next two "Spotlight on Cancer"
lectures presented by the Center
for Cancer Care & Research.
The lectures will be held:
a Thursday, January 20, at
5:30 p.m. in the Conference
Room at the Center for Cancer
Care & Research, 1730 Lakeland
Hills Boulevard in Lakeland,
Tuesday, January 25, at
5:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Bar-
tow satellite office of the Center
for Cancer Care & Research,
2000 Osprey Boulevard, Suite
100, in Bartow.
The speaker for both evenings
will be Dr. Sandra Sha, a radia-
tion oncologist practicing at the
Center for Cancer Care & Re-
search.
Dr. Sha will speak about
symptoms, signs and treatment
for cervical cancer.
An open question and answer
session will follow the lecture.
Sha is board certified by the
American Board of Radiation
Oncology.
She received her medical de-
Bannon Leaves
Salvation
Army Post
Captain Dale Brannon, corps
officer and director of The Salva-
tion Army in Lakeland, has ac-
cepted the position of executive
director for the United Way of
Washing county in Maryland.
Captains Dale and Carol Ban-
non have been the officers in
Lakeland since June, 2002.
"We have benefited greatly
from being a part of this terrific
community and the Salvation
Army," Bannon said. "The Lake-
land Salvation Army advisory
board, volunteers and staff work
tirelessly in serving suffering hu-
manity. Our lives have been en-
riched to be a part of such a
great ministry."
Major Steve Hedgren, divi-
sional commander for Florida,
has named Major Tom Louie as
the interim officer until new offi-
cers are appointed.


gree from Tufts University
School of Medicine in Boston.
She completed her internship at
Harvard Medical School's De-
partment of Internal Medicine at
Mount Auburn Hospital in Cam-
bridge.
Her residency was completed
at Harvard Joint for Radiation
Therapy, also in .Boston. Dr.
Sha's past experience includes
radiation oncology work at St.
Vincent's Medical Center and St.
Luke's Hospital, both in Jack-
sonville, and the Central Florida
Cancer Institute in Lakeland.
Dr. Sha is a member of Ameri-
can Society for Therapeutic Ra-
diation Oncology, American Soci-
ety of Clinical Oncology, and
serves on the board of the Ameri-
can Cancer Society.
This lecture is being held in
conjunction with Cervical Health
Awareness Month, which is ob-
served in January.
Admission to the "Spotlight
on Cancer" lecture is free, but
since seating is limited, inter-
ested participants should reserve
their spot by calling 668-3411.


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Pinewood Elementary, 1440
Gilbert Street, Eagle Lake, is
doing a project hoping to collect
150,000 pennies to donate a dis-
aster relief organization helping
tsunami victims.
The title of the fundraising
project is "Pennies with Purpose
and Passion."
Jill Barr,. Pinewood media
specialist helping to coordinate
the project, said the 150,000 pen-
nies is symbolic because each
penny will represent a tsunami
victim.
"The 150,000 pennies will be a
visual tool for the 'students as


they will be able to see the mag-
nitude of the disaster," Ms. Barr
said.
She said in addition providing
global awareness and an oppor-
tunity for giving, the project
helps to fulfill the school's mis-
sion statement which reads in
part "hands that work and
hearts that love."
The' community is encouraged
to help by donating pennies.
The school hopes to raise the
amount by Feb. 14.
Contact Ms. Barr at 298-7977
for more information on the pro-
ject or to donate.


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Lobbyists Don't Belong


On University Boards


You may not want to admit it you
may not even know it but the chances
are you are represented by one or more
lobbyists in Tallahassee and in
Washington.
Chances are you don't personally sign
their paychecks, but if you are a member
of:
A Chamber of Commerce.
A trade or professional organization.
A labor union.
Or an organization like AARP, NRA,
AAA, or thousands of others ...
You have one or more lobbyists in the
state and national capitals, representing
your interests.
With increasing frequency, even local
government agencies are represented by
paid lobbyists in Tallahassee and some-
times even in Washington.
The term "lobbyist" has come to have a
slightly tawdry connotation, and brings to
mind secret deals reached in cloakrooms,
and votes being purchased with unmarked
bills. And while some lobbyists undoubt-
edly still work that way, the majority, we
believe, are honorable professionals,/as are
the majority of the politicians with whom
they interact.
There is no question that they have a
great deal of influence over legislators and
the laws they pass. Whether that is "too
much" influence probably depends on
whether the lobbyist or lobbyists who rep-
resent your interests are more effective
than lobbyists for opposing interests.
Last week, Steve Uhlfelder, a Tallahassee
lobbyist, was critical of Senate President
Tom Lee, leading to a confrontation which
Lee called "the most disrespectful conver-
sation I have ever had with a member of
the lobbying corps regarding any issue."
Uhlfelder publicly denied having had a
run-in with Lee, but nonetheless wrote to
him, saying "there was no excuse for my
angry tone and behavior'
What prompted the friction was' Lee's
proposal to bar lobbyists from serving as
members of the governing boards of state.
universities.
The political issue du jour in the state
university system is the controversial pro-


posal to establish a school of chiropractic at
Florida State University, a school which
FSU never sought.
Lee reasons that lobbyists should not be
able to exercise the leverage of member-
ship on university governing boards in try-
ing to influence legislation.
In a state of 17.4 million, he said, there
must be "150 high quality people to rim
the universities without having to rely on
the people who live off the Legislature."
We fully concur.
We have no opinion on the chiropractic
school, but a decision on the school should
be reached on its merits, and not on the
basis of who sits on the university's gov-
erning board.
Most journalists refuse to run for public
office (though we're not sure now many
could be elected if they ran) on the basis
that there is an inherent conflict of interest.
A newspaper can hardly be an impartial
watchdog over city government if its edi-
tor is the mayor.
Most law firms will not represent a client
who is suing another client of the same
firm. The conflict of interests is obvious.
The same principle should be applied to
lobbyists serving on state university gov-
erning boards, and probably on any other
state boards.
Lobbyists have their place in the govern-
mental process, but that place is not on a
board which makes policy for the govern-
ment they seek to influence.
Senator Lee's proposal deserves passage
by the Legislature.


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THINKING OUT LOUD / By S. L. FRISBIE, IV

Career Day Was Never Like This


Okay, this is a community
newspaper, and my readers are
predominantly people of high
moral character who subscribe to
Playboy so that they are not seen
buying a copy in public, and who
carry the Scotch they buy from
the top shelf at the liquor store in
a plain brown bag.
Like me.
But if you are a columnist,
especially one who tries to give
people a chuckle from time to
time, you simply cannot turn
your back on the Career Day pro-
gram at Jane Lathrop Stanford
Middle School in Palo Alto,'
which is near San Francisco,
which is either in or near
California, depending on the
results of the latest earthquake.
I do not know who Jane-
Lathrop Stanford is, or was, but I
hope that she has, or had, a sense
of humor, because the school
named in her honor has become
Comedy Central for nighttime
and even daytime TV shows.
Career Day, as I recall from my
own school days, back when the
only elements on the -periodic
table were earth, wind, water,


and fire, is one of the most popu-
lar days on the school calendar.
Oh yeah, you can learn about
careers and stuff, but mainly,
there are no tests and there is no
homework. It's the closest thing
you can have to a holiday when
you still have to go to school.
Most of the talks weren't that
inspiring, but they beat conjugat-
ing verbs or finding the cotangent
of X.
Career Day in the 1950s cer-
tainly wasn't as interesting as
Career Day in Palo Alto in 2005.
One of the speakers was
William Fried, a management
consultant (whatever that is)
whose .55-minute presentation
was geared to "The Secret of a
Happy Life."
Fried listed 140 potential
careers for his audience of young
teenagers to consider, among,
which were "exotic dancer" and,
for purposes of our community
newspaper, what I shall refer to
as a "str----r."
(In a family newspaper, certain
words are not commonly found,
so I shall use strategically-placed
hyphens and hope that my more


sophisticated readers can fill in Garcia, said Fried told stude
the blanks for themselves.) "For every two inches 'up thk
Fried told his 13- and 14-year- you should get another $50
old listeners that a s--ip-er can on your salary."
make $250,000 a year. You wave Okay, call me naive, but
numbers like that in front of an these things only come in h
adolescent and you get immedi- maybe I should rephrase t
ate attention. In fact, if you wave do --ri-per- only secure th
that kind of money in front of a enhancements two inches a
state lottery player, you get time? Would $25,000 be better
immediate attention. didn't put you into a higher
So the kids, who are not nearly bracket?
as reticent as I think I remember Joseph DiSalvo, principal
being when I was at that age, the school, said Fried only sp'
back when Washington was one of his 55 minutes promoti.
known as "first in war, first in stri---- as a career choice, and s
peace, and last in the American that a substitute teacher was
League," asked for more, details. the classroom and didn't kno
Fried apparently recommend- when to blow the whistle.
ed that persons (mostly female The discussion about tl
persons, I presume, though in career options of a st--p--r w
truth, the AP story didn't say so) not the only one that caus
could optimize their earnings parental objection.
with "cosmetic surgery." Di Salvo said one mother co
With a trip to the medical body plained that Fried encourage
shop, and how shall I say this kids to "focus on what you really,
- upper body front end align- want to do," and her 13-year-ol
ment enhancement, they could son decided not to go to college
achieve better advancement as a and to become a fisherman
-ripp-r than they could with, say, instead.
an MBA. Fisherman, st-i-p-r, whatever
One student, 14-year-old Jason f floats your boat, Pilgrim.


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ADVENTURES AND MISADVENTURES / By PAT BLAKE SIMS

Grizzard vs. Barry


After reading S.L.'s column-
'from Thursday, I can answer the
question of whether or not Dave
Barry is funnier than the late
Lewis Grizzard.,
He isn't and never was! Lewis
was just, spur-of-the- moment
funny. Lewis and my friend,
Ludlow Porch, were step-broth-
ers and were raised together.
When they grew up, Ludlow
became the host of a call-in-radio
program\ and Lewis became a
sports editor for the Atlanta
Journal/Constitution. He was so
funny that he got his own column,
and became widely syndicated.
I first met Lewis at a roast for
Ludlow for the benefit of the

OUR READERS SAY

Good Choice

for PCOC

BARTOWV The choice of
David Hallock of Bartow to be on
the board of the Polk County
Opportunity Council seems
excellent to me. I hope he is
appointed soon.
The PCOC has a large amount
of taxpayers' money to use.
Surely it doesn't include a trip to
California and a hotel stay.
Children are being killed and
abused; they need excellent care
and supervision.
Mr; Hallock has,a wonderful
education and. children of his
own.
FRANCES RAULERSON


Georgia Society for the Mentally
Retarded. I don't remember if
that is the correct name for it, but
I think it was. It was a night that I
will never forget, no matter what
they called it.
When I found my place card, I
was seated at the 'head table
between Lewis Grizzard and
Hosea Williams. When everyone
got there, I discovered that I was
the token woman on the panel.
I had never met Lewis and he
wanted to sit next to the editor of
Atlanta Magazine, so he changed
places with somebody. Before he
moved, he scribbled his notes for
the roast on a match book cover.
Mine were written on two pages,
double-spaced. -
I had never met Hosea
Williams before and he was a
good man to talk to. I was a
"flaming liberal" at the time and


Hosea led the crowd.
Hosea was wearing a black
and white African outfit with a
turban of the same material.
Hosea was the master of cere-
monies for the evening, and was
having difficulty reading from
the program, Finally, he handed
me his program list and asked me
to read the names on it so he
could introduce the speakers.
When it became Lewis's turn, I
knew it was going to be an inter-
esting exchange. Hosea asked me
three times who was next and
said "Who?" three times. I could-
n't wait to see what Lewis had to
say to that.
I was not disappointed. Lewis
came over to the podium, looked
Hosea over and said,
"Somewhere in Zimbabwe there
is a 1937 Plymouth with the seat
covers missing."


Thi's newspaper wel-
comes letters, from its
readers. Letters must be
signed, and the writer's
name will appear with
the letter. Letters must
be written specifically.
to this newspaper, and
are subject to editing for
length and libel. No
poems, please.


Another time, Ludlow was
waked up by a phone call from
Lewis, who was in a bar and put
a woman on the phone. It was
3:00 a.m. The lady said, "Is this
Ludlow Porch?"
Ludlow said, "Lady, you better
get out of there. You have run
into the nut who tries to pick up
women by telling them he is my
brother!"
Lewis never wore socks. The
last time I saw Lewis was at a
very fancy benefit at an Atlanta
Hotel. I had won a plaque for
selling the most tickets. Lewis
came in dressed in a tux, looking
good and I said, "Lewis, I just
know you're wearing socks
tonight."
He pulled up his pants leg and
all I saw was hairy legs.










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Obituaries


Dorothy I. Walker
Thera G. "Bobbie" Losh


Dorothy I.
Walker

Dorothy I. Walker, 94, of Bar-
tow, died of complications of
pneumonia Thursday, Jan. 13,
2005, at Bartow Memorial Hos-
pital.
Born Nov. 19, 1910, in Terre
Haute, Ind., Mrs. Walker was a
longtime Bartow resident.
She was a homemaker. She
attended Main Street Baptist
Church in Bartow, where she
was a member of the Women's
Auxiliary.
Mrs. Walker was preceded in
death by her husband, Robert J.
Walker.
Survivors include two daugh-
ters, Betty L. Newman and Ruth
E. Long, both of Bartow; seven
grandchildren, 14 great-grand-
children, and 16 great-great-
grandchildren.
Visitation: Sunday, Jan. 16,.
from 4 to 6 p.m., at Whidden-
McLean Funeral Home in Bar-
tow.
The funeral: Monday, Jan. 17,
at 2 p.m., at the funeral home,
with Rev. Reggie Palmer officiat-
ing.
Interment: Wildwood Ceme-
tery in Bartow.



Melvin F.
Campbell

Melvin Franklin Campbell,
66, of Mulberry, died of lung can-
cer Friday, Jan. 14, 2005, at his
residence.
Mr. Campbell was born in
Adrian, N.Y., on Nov. 20, 1938.
He was a conductor at Norfolk
Southern Railroad. He was a
Mason and a member of the
South Seneca Sportsmen's Club
in Lodi, N.Y.
Mr. Campbell was preceded in
death by his father, Lester
Franklin Campbell, and his step-
father, James Dunning.
Survivors include his wife,
Sandra Hurd Campbell; one son,
Shane Campbell of Savona, N.Y.;
two daughters, Machelle Volner
of Jackson, Tenn., and Mar-
calene Wright of Beaver Dams,
N.Y.; his mother, Myra Jeanette
Dunning of Canisteo, N.Y.; three
sisters, Joyce Jackson of Canis-
teo, N.Y., Janet Wade of Troups-
burg, N.Y., and Linda Holley of
Monroe, La.; two brothers, Ray-
mond Campbell of Canisteo,
N.Y., and Darrell Campbell of
Powell, Wyo.; four grandchildren
and three great-grandchildren.
Arrangements: Central Flor-
ida Casket Store and Funeral
Chapel, Lakeland.



Kenneth A.
Spurlock

Kenneth Arland Spurlock, 61,
of Fort Meade, died of respira-
tory failure Saturday, Jan. 15,
2005, at Lakeland Regional
Medical Center.
Born Dec. 10, 1943, in Avon
Park, Mr. Spurlock was a Polk
County resident for. 35 years.
He was a caretaker for Ben
Hill Griffin, Inc. He was a mem-
ber of Cornerstone Church of
God, and was an avid fisherman
and hunter.
Survivors include' his wife,
Sherry Spurlock; one son, Kevin
Spurlock and his wife, Misty, of
Fort Meade; and two sisters,
\lorma DeAntonio of Frostproof
md Edna Merle Conley of Avon
?ark.
Visitation: Tuesday, Jan. 18,
'rom 6 to 8 p.m., at McLean Fu-
teral Home in Fort Meade.
The funeral: Wednesday, Jan.
9, at 11 a.m., at Cornerstone
,hurch of God, 10 Seminole Ave-
.ue South in Fort Meade, with
Lev. Chuck Smith and Dr.
7esley Baker officiating.
Interment: Evergreen Ceme-
try in Fort Meade.


Thera G.
'Bobbie' Losh

Thera G. "Bobbie" Losh, 78, of
Bartow, died of congestive heart
failure Friday, Jan. 14, 2005, at
her residence.
Born Dec. 21, 1926, Mrs. Losh
was a lifelong Bartow resident.
She was a homemaker. She
was a member of the First Chris-
tian Church in Bartow, and of
the Veterans of Foreign Wars
Auxiliary in Bartow.
Survivors include her hus-
band, Arthur B. Losh; one son,
William A. Losh of Babson Park;
one daughter, Barbara Combs of
Bartow; two brothers, William V.
Gibson, Jr., of Bartow, and John
E. Gibson of Flat Rock, N.C.;
three sisters, Sara Odum of Bar-
tow, Betsy Parker of Spring,
Texas, and Margaret "Billie"
Sutton of Auburndale; one
grandchild, Robbi Sumner, and
one great-grandchild, Shelby
Ann Sumner, both of
Okeechobee.
The funeral: Wednesday, Jan.
19, at 11 a.m., at First Christian
Church, 400 South Oak Avenue,
with Rev. Eddie W. Owen offici-
ating.
Arrangements: Whidden-
McLean Funeral Home in Bar-
tow.
Memorial contributions: Good
Shepherd Hospice, P. 0. Box
7129, Winter Haven, 33883-
7129.


Daisy Mae Howard


Daisy Mae
Howard

Daisy Mae Howard, 80, of
Lakeland, died Tuesday, Jan. 11,
2005, at Lakeland Regional
Medical Center.
Ms. Howard was born Aug.
18, 1924, in Clarksdale, Miss.
She was a custodian for Polk
County Schools. She was a mem-
ber of First Providence Mission-
ary Baptist Church in Bartow.
Survivors include two sons,
Blanie King of Lakeland and
James Lee King of Chicago; two
sisters, Annie Mae Thomas of
Lansing, Mich., and Gloria Bur-
ley of Lake Alfred; two brothers,
Leroy Barnes and Fred Burley,
both of Chicago; four grandchil-
dren and five great-grandchil-
dren.
Visitation: 'Monday, Jan. 17,
from 5 to 8 p.m., at Gause Fu-
neral Home in Bartow.
The funeral: Tuesday, Jan.
18, at 11 a.m., at First Provi-
dence Missionary Baptist
Church, 1030 West King Street.
Interment: Wildwood Ceme-
tery in Bartow.


Abraham Lincoln delivered the
Gettysburg Address four months
after the historic Civil War battle
was fought.


ALL TYPES OF ALUMINUM Construction office. The Lake Wales office is located at 18300
has reopened in Lake Wales after weathering the Hwy. 27, Lake Wales. (Photo provided)
hurricanes and moving operations to the Bartow

All Types Aluminum Weathers The Storm


After last year's hurricane
season, many Polk County fami-
lies have found themselves on
one or even a few different wait-
ing lists to get their homes re-
paired.
Even though those waiting for
their roofs to be repaired have
gotten most of the press, there is
another list that is just as long.
People needing their screen
rooms, pool enclosures, carports
and patios repaired are finding
themselves on a list with waits
as long as one year.
"The industry will not be back
to normal for years," Charles
Tucker, president of All Types
Aluminum Construction, said.
"The materials used and the
skilled manpower needed to com-
plete the repairs are not readily
available. This type of construc-
tion is not used in all parts of the
country, like roofing. It is pri-
marily a Florida and beach front
style, and after last year's four
hurricanes damaged a great por-
tion of the state, most aluminum
contractors have plenty of work
in their own backyard."


After hurricanes Charley and
Frances, the company's Lake
Wales location had only four
block walls still standing, and
the staff members were forced to
move operations to a portable of-
fice. After Jeanne blew that of-
fice off its blocks, the company
began working mostly out of the
Bartow office, until they were
ready to reopen on Monday, Jan.
17.
Tucker said a major problem
was the fact aluminum construc-
tion is so specialized, not every
carpenter can complete the
work.
"But they do try, and I figure
that we will be repairing those
(jobs) for some years to come," he
said.
Aluminum has been rationed
to contractors, creating even big-
ger problems, Tucker said.
"Regular roof pans are taking
two months to get in, and if you
are matching a specific color or
style, it's much longer," he said.
"The suppliers cannot give us a
delivery date, so we don't know,
-until we unload it, what materi-


als we have. And if the suppliers
or we make any mistakes with
the order, we wait some more. I
don't know how small companies
are getting any materials.
"The manpower and material
shortages are just a few issues,"
Tucker said. "I worry about the
people who are getting impatient
and making decisions out of
haste. Unlicensed contractors
and 'pop up' companies are out
there and not a day goes by that
I don't hear from someone who
has met one.
"The contractor schools are
overflowing with starry-eyed stu-
dents ready to make it big as a
contractor," he said. "I wonder
how many will still be around
when it comes time to build
these jobs."
Tucker said that after the
damage to his offices and his
own home, he understands the
frustration that customers feel.
"I do know how they feel," he
said. "Most of our employees had
damage to.their homes, yet they
were here to help others as soon
as the winds stopped blowing."


Changes Proposed To


Middle School Standards


Middle school students will
find their curriculum to be more
like a high schooler's if a pro-
posal by Governor Jeb Bush
passes.
The governor's plan is to align
the mission, grading scale, and
course-taking requirements of
middle schools with high schools
and continue the focus on read-
ing.
Bush made the announcement
at South Miami Middle Commu-
nity School and was joined by
Education Commissioner John
Winn, K-12 Chancellor Jim
Warford and South Miami Mid-
dle School Principal Colleen Del
Terzo, who served on the Middle
Grades Reform Task Force.
"Florida has seen tremendous
success among elementary stu-
dents, and we must continue to
build on that foundation," Gover-
nor Bush said. "This proposal
will bring common sense reforms
to Florida's middle grades, and
with the Legislature's support,
we can build a stronger educa-
tion pipeline ensuring all stu-
dents are ready for the chal-
lenges ahead."
Last year, the Legislature
passed the Middle Grades Re-
form Act, which was the first
step in adding focus and rigor to
Florida's middle grades.


The Department of Education
established a Middle Grades Re-
form Task Force, comprised of
teachers and principals, to focus
on increasing academic perform-
ance of middle grades students
and schools.
Governor Bush is making
these recommendations to im-
prove middle grades perform-
ance:
Clarify in statute that the
purpose of middle school grades
is "to prepare students for suc-
cessful completion of rigorous
courses in high school."
Codify that middle school
teachers must use the same
statewide high school grading
scale (i.e., 90-100 = A, 80-89 =B,
etc.)
Change middle grades re-
tention policies so students fail-
ing one or two courses are not re-
quired to repeat courses they
have passed, but must retake
core courses.
Beginning with sixth grad-.
ers, phase-in a requirement that
all students reading below grade
level (scoring level 1 or 2 on the
FCAT) must take an intensive
reading course developed by the
Florida Center for Reading Re-
search.
Beginning with sixth grad-


Obituaries


Clyde A.

Davis

Clyde A. Davis, 22, of Saint
Petersburg, who has family in
Polk County, died Monday, Jan.
10, 2005, at St. Anthony's
Health Care in Saint Petersburg,
from injuries he sustained in an
accidental fall.
Born Nov. 17; 1982, in Jack-
sonville, Mr. Davis moved to
Saint Petersburg from Dover 17
years ago.
He was Baptist.
Survivors include his mother,
Cathie A. McCall of Mulberry;
his father, Clyde W. Davis of
Florida; two brothers, Clyde W.
Davis, Jr., of Jacksonville and
John R. Martin of Alpena, Mich.;
and his grandmother, Elizabeth
A. McCall of Murphy, N.C.
Visitation: Tuesday, Jan. 18,
from 9 to 10 a.m., at Whidden-
McLean Funeral Home. in Bar-
tow.'
The funeral: Tuesday, Jan.
18, at 1 p.m., at Springhead
Cemetery on County Line Road
in Lakeland.


David
Loyed

David Loyed, 45, of Bartow,
died in a traffic accident
Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2005, in
Bartow.
Born Sept. 20, 1959, Mr.
Loyed was a lifelong resident of
Bartow.
He was Protestant.
Survivors include his mother,
Selma Loyed, and step-father,
Daniel Hall, of Bartow; two sis-
ters, Phoebe Endress of
Graceville, Fla., and Brenda Co-
ley of Albemarle, N.C.; one
brother, Ben Loyed of Bartow;
two nieces, two nephews, two
grandnieces, and two grand-
nephews.
Friends will be received Sat-
urday, Jan. 15, at noon, at the
family's residence.
Arrangements: Whidden-
McLean Funeral Home in Bar-
tow.
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ers, require a credit-based sys-
tem for middle grades, similar to
high schools, focused on core aca-
demic courses. Twelve credits
would be required for middle
school graduation: one each year
in language arts, math, science,
and social studies.
"For too long, the focus on the
adolescent development of mid-
dle school students has over-
shadowed the need for academic
rigor and student achievement,"
Education Commissioner Winn
said. "As a former middle school
teacher, I look forward to bring-
ing stronger standards to Flori-
da's middle schools."
For more information on Gov-
ernor Bush's education reform
initiatives, visit www.myflorida.
com or www.fldoe.org.


Guardian Ad
Litem Program
Seeks Volunteers

Volunteers are needed for the
10th Judicial Circuit's Guardian
Ad Litem program.
The program's next training
session will be held Monday,
Jan. 24, at 5:30 p.m., at the Polk
County Court House.
Volunteer guardians speak for
abused and neglected children
who are involved in court pro-
ceedings.
For further information, call
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EPA Proposes Approval of Alternative Use
of Phosphogypsum Petition


The U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency (EPA) is requesting comment
on the approval of a proposed alterna-
tive use of phosphogypsum by the
Florida Institute of Phosphate Re-
search (FIPR). ,

FIPR has petitioned EPA to test the use
of approximately 25 tons of
phosphogypsum as a daily cover at the
Brevard County Solid Waste Landfill.
The test will evaluate the ability of
phosphogypsum to speed up the break
down of organic in solid waste, creat-
ing additional space in the landfill.

To submit comments by Saturday, Feb-
ruary 19th, 2005, please contact:

U.S. EPA
Office of Radiation and Indoor Air
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (6608J)
Washington, DC 20460
phosphogypsum@epa.govw


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Bartow, FL 33830
863-534-0131

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6 The Polk County Democrat January 17, 2005


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
DOROTHIE M. WEILER,
a/k/a, Dorothie M. Hill-
blom,
Deceased.
FILE NO.
04CP-2906
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the es-
tate of DOROTHIE M.
WEILER, a/k/a Dorothie
M. Hillblom, deceased,
whose date of death was No-
vember 26, 2004, and whose
Social Security Number is 143-
22-6086, is pending in the Cir-
cuit Court for Polk County, Flor-
ida, Probate Division; the ad-
dress of which is Post Office
Box 9000, Drawer CC-4, Bar-
tow, Florida 33830-9000. The
names and address of the per-
sonal representative and the
personal representative's attor-
ney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having
claims or demands against de-
cedent's estate, including un-
matured, contingent or unliqui-
dated claims, on whom a copy
of this notice has been served
must file their claims with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-
TER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having
claims or demands against de-
cedent's estate, including un-
matured, contingent or unliqui-
dated claims, must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIOD SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH
IS BARRED.
The date of first publication
of this notice is January 10.
zOO5.
Co-Personal Representa-
tives:
JoAnn M. Ernst, 2242 Fire-
stone Place, Winter Haven,
FL 33884
Jacqueline M. Trautwein,
2232 Firestone Place, Win-
ter Haven, FL 33884
Attorney for Co-Personal Rep-
resentatives:
Rex P. Cowan
Attorney
Florida Bar No. 187748
Rex P. Cowan
Post Office Box 857
Winter Haven, FL 33882-0857
Telephone: (863) 294-9433
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0120

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI-
SION
CHASE MANHATTAN MORT-
GAGE CORPORATION,
Plaintiff,
vs.
LOUIS B. GOFF, et al.,
Defendant (s).
CASE NO.
2004CA-003017-0000-WH
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated December 21,
2004, and entered in CASE NO.
2004CA-003017-0000-WH, of the
Circuit Court of the TENTH Judi-
cial Circuit in and for POLK
County, Florida, wherein CHASE
MANHATTAN MORTGAGE COR-
PORATION, is Plaintiff and LOUIS
B. GOFF, et al., are Defendants, I
will sell to the; highest and best
bidder for cash in the East Corri-
dor, First Floor, Polk County
Courthouse, 255 North Broadway,
Bartow, in Bartow, POLK County,
Florida, 9:00 AM o'clock on the
2511 day of January, 2005, the fol-
lowing described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment, to
wit:
LOT 91 AND THE WEST 1/2
OF LOT 92 OF LAKE MARI-
ANA ACRES, ACCORDING
TO THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 64, PAGE 10,
OF THE PUBLIC. RECORDS
OF 'POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA.
a/k/a 2105 Lois Boulevard,
Winter Haven, Florida 33881.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
DATED this 2Z1 day of De-
cember, 2004.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of said Court
By /s/ Felicia Borders
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 10,17, 2005-0112


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY
ESTATE OF FRED R. KEITH,
Plaintiff,
vs.
WILLIE B. MILAM, JR., and SYL-
VIA A. MILAM, HUSBAND AND
WIFE, ET AL,
Defendants.
CASE NO.
53-2004CA-2071
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that
pursuant to a final judgment
entered in this above entitled
cause in the Circuit Court of
Polk County, Florida, I will sell
the property situate in Polk
County, Florida, described as:
The Northeast 1/4 of
the Northwest 1/4 of
the Northeast 1/4
less the North 25
feet for Roadway, and
the West 1/2 of the
Northwest 1/4 of the
Northeast 1/4 of the
Northeast 1/4 less
the North 25 feet for
roadway, in Section
24, Township 26
South, Range 25
East, Polk County,
Florida.
at public sale, to the highest
and best bidder for cash, at the
East End of the East Corridor,
First Floor, of the Polk County
Courthouse, 255 North Broad-
way, Bartow, Florida, at 9:00
a.m. on the 24th day of Janu-
ary. 2005.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, -the Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale lo-
cation directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of said Court
by /s/ Lori Armijo
As Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0122



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
ALTON L. SWEENEY
Deceased.
File No.
05CP-0074
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the es-
tate of ALTON L.
SWEENEY,.deceased, whose
date of death was November
15th, 2004, and whose So-
cial Security Number is 424-
18-3346, is pending in the Cir-
cuit Court for EPOLK County,
Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which is P.Q. Box
9000, Drawer CC-4, Bar-
tow, FL 33830. The names
and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal
representative's attorney are
set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having
claims or demands against de-
cedent's estate on whom a
copy of this notice has been
served must file their claims
with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30
DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the de-
cedent and other persons hav-
ing claims or demands against
decedent's estate must file
their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIOD SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
IS BARRED.
The date of first publication
of this notice is January 17.

Personal Representative:
RAYMOND SWEENEY
1254 EAST 113TH
AVENUE C113
TAMPA, FL 33612
Attorneys for Personal Repre-
sentative:
SWEAT & REED, P.A.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
P.O. BOX 2866
2012 SOUTH FLORIDA
AVE.
LAKELAND, FLORIDA
33803
Telephone: (863) 680-
2222
Florida Bar No. 01 24699
Jan. 17, 24, 2005-0171




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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
JUVENILE DIVISION
IN THE INTEREST OF:
S.G.
A MINOR CHILD
SUMMONS AND NOTICE
OF HEARING ON
PETITION FOR
TERMINATION OF
PARENTAL RIGHTS
CASE NO.
JP03-489600-XX
THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO:
WILLIE HAGAN, A/K/A
WILLIE E. HAGAN, JR.,
A/K/A WILLIE HAGEN
(ADDRESS UNKNOWN)
YOU ARE HEREBY NO-
TIFIED that a Petition under
oath has been filed in the
above styled Court for the per-
manent commitment of
CHILD'S INITIALS S.G., a female
child born on 12/03/2000, to
Harriette Diane Gattis, a/k/a
Harriette Diane Gattis
McKinney, Polk County, Florida.
for subsequent adoption and
you are hereby COMMANDEDto
be and appear before the MAGIS-
TRATE, at 9:00 A.M. on Wednes-
day, the 9 ti day of February.
2M0 for this hearing at POLK
COUNTY COURTHOUSE,
COURTROOM- Juvenile Divi-
sion Hearing Room- 1st Floor,
255 N. Broadway, BARTOW,
FLORIDA.
YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR
IN PERSON WILL BE TREATED
AS A CONSENTTO THE TERMI-
NATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
AND YOU WILl PERMANENTLY
LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A
PARFNT TO THE CHILDREN)
AS NAMED IN THE PETITION
FOR TERMINATION OF PAREN-
TAL RIGHTS.
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO
HAVE AN ATTORNEY REPRE-
SENT YOU IN THIS MATTER. IF
YOU CANNOT AFFORD AN AT-
TORNEY, YOU MUST BE PRE-
SENT AND REQUEST THAT
THE COURT APPOINT YOU AN.
ATTORNEY FOR YOU IF YOU
WANT ONE.
"In accordance with the Ameri-
cans With Disabilities Act, persons
with disabilities needing a special
accommodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact the
Children & Families Legal Depart-
ment at 1055 US Highway.17
North, Bartow,. Florida .33830,
Telephone: 863-534-0062 not later
than seven days prior to the pro-
ceeding. If hearing impaired,
(TDD) 1-800-955-871, or Voice (V)
1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay
Service."
RICHARD M. WEISS, CLERK
By Dottie Kent
as his Deputy Clerk
(CLERK'S SEAL)
Dec. 20, 27, 2004, Jan. 3, 10, 17,
24, 2005-5853




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
JUVENILE DIVISION
IN THE INTEREST OF:
D.B. DOB: 06/28/01
MINOR CHILDREN
SUMMONS AND NOTICE
OF HEARING ON
PETITION FOR,
TERMINATION OF
PARENTAL RIGHTS
CASE NO.
JP03-316600-ES
THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO:
TIMOTHY EUGENE
BAXTER
(ADDRESS UNKNOWN)
YOU ARE HEREBY NO-
TIFIED that a Petition under
oath has been filed in the
above styled Court for the per-
manent commitment of
D.B., a female child born on
06/28/01, to Tonya Hardiman,
the Mother, and Timothy
Eugene Baxter, the Father, in
Polk County, Florida.
for subsequent adoption and
you are hereby COMMANDED to
be and appear before the MAGIS-
TRATE, ROBIN MATIS-JACK-
SON at 9:00 A.M. on Wednes-
day, the a th day of Febr.uay.
2005, for this hearing at POLK
COUNTY COURTHOUSE,
COURTROOM- Juyenile Divi-
sion Hearing Room- 1st Floor,
255 N. Broadway, BARTOW,
FLORIDA.
YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR
IN PERSON WILL BE TREATED
AS A CONSENT TO THE TERMI-
NATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
AND YOU WILL PERMANENTLY
LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS AS A
PARENT TO THE CHILDREN)
AS NAMED IN THE PETITION
FOR TERMINATION OF PAREN-
TAL RIGHTS.
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO
HAVE AN ATTORNEY REPRE-
SENT YOU IN THIS MATTER. IF
YOU CANNOT AFFORD AN AT-
TORNEY, YOU MUST BE PRE-
SENT AND REQUEST THAT
THE COURT APPOINT YOU AN
ATTORNEY FOR YOU IF YOU
WANT ONE.
"In accordance with the Ameri-
cans With Disabilities Act, persons
with disabilities needing a special
accommodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact the
Children & Families Legal Depart-
ment at 1055 US Highway 17
North, Bartow, Florida 33830,
Telephone: 863-534-0062 not later
than seven days prior to the pro-
ceeding. If hearing impaired,
(TDD) 1-800-955-871, or Voice (V)
1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay
Service."
RICHARD M. WEISS, CLERK
By Patricia A Bradley
as his Deputy Clerk
(CLERK'S SEAL)
Dec. 27, 2004, Jan. 3, 10, 17.,
2005-5925


Egoi- s loS


Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Flor-
ida. Please note that the main
entrance is located on Church
Street. No entry is possible from
Broadway Avenue. In the event
any temporary change is neces-
sary, the Clerk will post a "Notice
of Change" at the sale location
directing the bidders to the tem-
porary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to y"" n tho rr" :-'-n of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of, your receipt of this
notice; it you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this 27thday of Decem:


and to ensure that contem-
plated services would not rep-
resent a duplication of current
or proposed services provided
by existing transit or paratran-
. sit operators in the area.
This hearing will be con-
ducted if and only if a written
request for the hearing is re-
ceived by 5:00 p.m. on January
21, 2005.
Requests for a hearing must
be addressed to Sandra Wine-
gar, Director, Transit Services
Division, Drawer HS09, P.O. Box
9005, Bartow, Florida 33831-
9005 and a copy sent to John
Starling, Public. Transportation
Manager, Florida Department of
Transportation, P.O. Box 1249,
Bartow, Florida 33831-1249.
Jan. 17, 2005-0175


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REG-
ISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS
NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE
HOME LOANS, INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
DONNIE C. FLETCHER; UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF DONNIE C.
FLETCHER; UNKNOWN TENANT
I; UNKNOWN TENANT II; and any
unknown heirs, devisees, grant-
ees, creditors, and other unknown
persons or unknown spouses
claiming by, through and under
any of the above named Defen-
dants,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2004-CA-4114-WH-04
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE is hereby given that
the undersigned Clerk of the Cir-
cuit Court of Polk County, Florida,
will on the 25Lth day of January.
2005, at 9:00 o'clock A.M., at the
East corridor, first floor, 255 N.
Broadway in Bartow, Florida
33830 offer for sale and sell at
public outcry to the highest and
best bidder for cash, the following-
described property situate in Polk
County, Florida:
THE NORTH 45 FEET
OF LOTS 21 AND 22,-
BLOCK 9, DIXIELAND
ADDITION TO LAKE-
LAND FLORIDA, AC-
CORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 1, PAGE 67,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA.
pursuant to the Final Judgment
entered in a case Rending in
said Court, the style of which is
indicated above.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance,is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with a dis-
ability who needs any accom-
modation in order to partici-
pate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to
the provision of certain assis-
tance. Please contact the Of-
fice of the.Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two
(2) working days of your re-
ceipt of this notice; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call
(TDD) (863) 534-7777, or
Florida Relay Service 800-955-
8770.
WITNESS my hand and official
seal of said Court this 27ZtI day
of December, 2004.
Richard Weiss
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
BY: /s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0117


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10th JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REG-
ISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.,
PLAINTIFF
VS.
HUBERT KIM BROWN A/K/A HU-
BERT K. BROWN A/K/A HUBERT
BROWN IF LIVING, AND IF
DEAD, THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIEN-
ORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES
AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN 'INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST HUBERT KIM BROWN
A/K/A HUBERT K. BROWN A/K/A
HUBERT BROWN; LINDA D.
BROWN A/K/A LINDA BROWN,
IF LIVING, AND IF DEAD, THE
UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, AS-
SIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDI-
TORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL
OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN
INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UN-
DER OR AGAINST LINDA D.
BROWN A/K/A LINDA BROWN;
SCENIC HILLS HOMEOWNERS
ASSOCIATION, INC.; CASTLE
CREDIT CORP.; JOHN DOE and
JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TEN-
ANTS IN POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS)
CASE NO:
GC-G-01-2563-07
RE-NOTICE OF FORECLO-
SURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to an Order Granting the
Motion to Reset Foreclosure Sale
dated December 21. 2004 entered
In Civil Case No. GC-G-01-2563-
07 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH
Judicial Circuit in and for POLK
County, BARTOW, Florida, I will
sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at THE EAST CORRI-
DOR ON THE FIRST FLOOR at
the POLK County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 N Broadway Ave. in
Bartow, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 25th day of JanDeua 2005 the
following described property as set
forth in said Summary Final Judg-
ment, to-wit:
LOT 68, SCENIC
HILLS, ACCORDING TO
THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 85, PAGE 49
and 50, OF THE PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
All sales are to be held at the
east end of the east corridor,
first floor, of the Polk County
Courthouse located at 255 North


ber, 2004.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Lori Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(CIRCUIT COURT SEAL)
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0108


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
HEINZ GEORGE FARMER,
Deceased
File No.
02CP-1849
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of HEINZ GEORGE FARMER, de-
ceased, File Number 02CP-1849
is pending in the Circuit Court for
Polk County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is Post
Office Box 9000, Bartow, Florida,
33831-9000. The names and ad-
dresses of the Personal Repre-
sentative and the Personal Repre-
sentative's attorney are set forth
below. Said estate is intestate.
ALL INTERESTED PER-
SONS ARE NOTIFIED
THAT:
All creditors of the decedent
having claims or demands against
decedent's estate on whom a copy
of this notice is served within four
months after the date of the first
publication of this notice must file
their claims with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF FOUR
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND
OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication
of this Notice is January 10, 2005.
Personal Representative
FREIDA A. JONES
517 Delaney Avenue, Apt. 9D
Orlando, FL 32801-3837
Attorney for Personal Repre-
sentative
THOMAS C. SAUNDERS
Florida Bar No. 386080
THOMAS C. SAUNDERS, P.A.
1940 East Edgewood Drive
Lakeland, FL 33803
(863) 687-6000
Attorney for Petitioner
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0123

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF
MARGARET GROVER
Deceased
CC-7762
CASE NUMBER
05CP-0042
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of Margaret Grover, deceased,
whose date of death was Novem-
ber 29, 2004, File Number 05CP-
0042, is pending in the Circuit
Court for Polk County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which is P.O. Box 9000 Drawer
CC-4, Bartow, Florida 33831-
9000. The names and addresses

of the personal representative and
the personal representative's at-
torney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate, on whom a copy of this no-
tice is served must file their claims
with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, on whom a copy of
this notice is served must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS AND OBJEC-
TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIOD SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of the first. publica-
tion of this Notice is January

Personal Representative:
Geraldyne H. Carlton
2310 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
Lakeland, FL 33805
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tive:
GERALDYNE H. CARLTON
CARLTON & CARLTON, P.A.
2310 Lakeland Hills Boulevard
Lakeland, Florida 33805-2970
Telephone No. (863) 688-5700
Fax No. (863) 687-6059
Florida Bar No. 251331
Jan. 17, 24, 2005-0172

PUBLIC NOTICE
All interested parties within
Polk County, Florida are hereby
advised that the Polk County
Board of County Commissioners
Transit Services Division is ap-
plying to the Florida Depart-
ment of Transportation for a
capital grant under Section
5310 of the Federal Transit
Act of 1991, as amended, for
the purchase or replacement of
six lift-equipped 20 ft. mini-
buses, at an approximate cost
of $345,000.00 to be used for
the provision of public transit
services within Polk County.
A Public Hearing has been
scheduled for 10:00 a.m.,
January 24, 2005, at the Polk
County Transit Services Divi-
sion, 1290 Golfview Avenue,
Bartow, Florida, for the purpose
of advising all interested par-
ties of service being contem-
plated if a grant is awarded,


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
Chase Manhattan Mortgage
Corporation, successor by
merger with Chase Mortgage
Company,
PLAINTIFF.
vs.
Terri Bundschu; Paul E. Bund-
schu, Jr.; Christy Davis; Betsy
Serviss, et al.,
DEFENDANTS.
No.
53-2004-CA-4200-SEC
11
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
Notice is hereby given that,
pursuant to that Final Judg-
ment of Foreclosure dated De-
cember 20. 2004, and entered
in civil case number 53-2004-
CA-4200-SEC 11, of the Circuit
pourt of the 1 Oth Judicial Cir-
cuit in and for Polk County,
Florida, wherein CHASE MAN-
HATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORA-
TION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER
WITH CHASE MORTGAGE COM-
PANY, is Plaintiff and Terri
Bundschu; Paul E. Bundschu,
Jr.; Christy Davis; Betsy
Serviss; Edward 0. Varner;
ASAP Graphics d/b/a Identity;
Citibank USA, National Associa-
tion f/k/a Citibank (South Da-
kota), N.A.; United States of
America; Wachovia Bank, Na-
tional Association f/k/a First
Union National Bank, successor
by merger with First Union Na-
tional Bank of Fla.; Sherman Ac-
quisition II, LP; Capital One
Bank, is/are Defendant(s), I wil
sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash in the East Cor-
ridor, First Floor, 255 North
Broadway Avenue, Polk County
Courthouse, Bartow, Florida, at
'9:00 am on the 24th day of
January, 2005. the following
described property as set forth
in said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 58 OF BILTMORE
SHORES, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 35,
PAGE 11, PUBLIC RECORDS
OF POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA;
BEING A PART OF THE E
1/2 OF SECTION 13, TOWN-
SHIP 28 SOUTH, RANGE 25
EAST.
NOTE: Pursuant to the
Fair Debt Collection
Practices Act you are
advised that this law
firm is deemed to be a
debt collector attempt-
ing to collect a debt and
any information ob-
tained will be used for
that purpose.
All sales are to be held at the
east end of the east corridor,
first floor, of the Polk County
Courthouse located at 255
North Broadway Avenue, Bar-
tow, Florida. Please note that
the main entrance is located on
Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary
change of location is neces-
sary, the Clerk shall post a "No-
tice of Change" at the sale lo-
cation directing the bidders to
the temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabili-
ties who needs any accommo-
dation in order to participate in
this proceeding, you are enti-
tled at no cost to you, to the.
provision of certain assistance.
Please contact the Office of
the Court Administrator, (863)
534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of
this notice; if you are hearing
or voice impaired, call TDD
(863) 534-7777 or Florida Re-
lay Services 711.
Dated the 27th day of Decem-
ber, 200Q4.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of Circuit Court
By /s/ ori ArmUo
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0110

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
IN RE: THE FORFEITURE OF:
ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED
'TWENTY-TWO AND 00/100
DOLLARS ($1,522.00) U.S.
CURRENCY

CASE NO:
2004CA-004966
SECTION: 07
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE
PROCEEDINGS
NEIL RASHAD BRYANT
327 3RD STREET
AUBURNDALE, FL
33823
AND ALL OTHER PERSONS who
claim an interest in the above-
captioned property:
Lawrence W. Crow, Jr., as
Sheriff of Polk County, Florida,
("Polk County Sheriff's Of-
fice"), gives notice of forfeiture
proceedings pursuant to Sec-
tions 932.701-707, Florida
Statutes, in regard to the
above-described property ("
Captioned Property").
1. Captioned Property was
seized in or near Auburndale, in
Polk County, Florida on or
about November 3, 2004, by
the Polk County Sheriff's Office
and Captioned Property is pres-
ently in the custody of the Polk
County Sheriff's Office.
2. Any owner, entity, bona
fide lien holder, or person in
possession of the property at
the time of seizure has the
right to request an adversarial
preliminary hearing from the
Tenth Judicial Circuit Court to
determine whether probable
cause exists to believe that


SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIEN-
ORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES
AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST GEORGE DELOZIER;
NANCY DELOZIER, IF LIVING,
AND IF DEAD, THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIEN-
ORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES
AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST NANCY DELOZIER;
HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORPO-
RATION III; JOHN DOE AND
JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TEN-
ANTS IN POSSESSION,
DEFENDANTSS.
CASE NO:
53-04-CA-3403-SEC04
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
WACHOVIA BANK OF DELA-
WARE, NA F/K/A FIRST UNION
NATIONAL BANK OF DELA-
WARE,
Plaintiff,
vs.
TRACY A. MAY A/K/A TRACY A.
KRUSCHKE-MAY, et al.,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2004-CA-3381
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated the 21st day of
December, 2004, and entered in
Case No. 53-2004-CA-3381, of
the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judi-
cial Circuit in and for Polk County,
Florida, wherein WACHOVIA
BANK OF DELAWARE, NA F/K/A
FIRST UNION NATIONAL BANK
OF DELAWARE, is the Plaintiff
and TRACY A. MAY A/K/A
TRACY A. KRUSCHKE-MAY;
SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND
URBAN DEVELOPMENT; UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF TRACY A.
MAY A/K/A TRACY A.
KRUSCHKE-MAY; JOHN DOE;
JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TEN-
ANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE
SUBJECT PROPERTY are defen-
dants. I will sell to the highest and
best.bidder for cash at the EAST
END OF THE EAST CORRIDOR,
1ST FLOOR, POLK COUNTY
COURTHOUSE, 255 N BROAD-
WAY, BARTOW, FLORIDA (EN-
TRY ON CHURCH STREET), at
the Polk County Courthouse, in
BARTOW, Fiorida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 25th day of January. 2005, the
following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment, to
wit:
LOT 22, SECOND REPLAT
OF HILLSIDE SUBDIVISION,
UNIT NO. 2, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF, AS
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
64, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this 27th day of Decem-:
ber, 2004.
RICHARD M WEISS
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
By: /s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-01156

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF.
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOP-
TION OF
AMBER DANIELLE SMITH
CASE NO.:
04 DR-011542
NOTICE OF ADOPTION PRO-
CEEDINGS
TO: MICHELLE ELLIS
5137 N Scenic Highway
Lot 70
Lake Wales, Florida
33898
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that a Petition for Adoption of
a minor child born on the 13th
day of December, 1993,
has filed in the Circuit Court of
Polk County, Florida. You are
required to serve written de-
fenses, if any, to the petition
on JAMES T. JOINER, Attorney
for the adopting grandparent,
whose address is Post Of-
fice Drawer 230, Winter
Haven, Florida 33882-
0230, by or before February
11, 2005 and to file the origi-
nal of said written defenses
with the Clerk of the Circuit
Court in and for Polk County ei-
ther before service on said at-
torney or immediately thereaf-
ter, and upon failure to do so,
judgment may be entered for
the relief requested in the Peti-
tion for Adoption. Your failure
to respond by the date last
above mentioned shall consti-
tute consent to the relief
sought in the Petition.
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk of Said Court
By: /s/ Angelica Herrera
As Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2005-0025


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI-
SION
GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC,
SUCCESSOR BY CONVERSION
TO CONSECO FINANCE SERV-
ICING CORP., F/K/A GREEN
TREE FINANCIAL SERVICING
CORPORATION,
PLAINTIFF,
VS.
GEORGE DELOZIER, IF LIVING,
AND IF DEAD, THE UNKNOWN


the original with the clerk of
this court either before service
on Plaintiff's attorney or imme-
diately thereafter; otherwise a
default will be entered against
you for the relief demanded in
the complaint or petition filed
herein.
WITNESS my hand and the seal
of this Court at POLK County,
Florida, this 12th day of Janu:
ary, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
BY: /s/ Valerie Neal
DEPUTY CLERK
(Seal)
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF:
LAW OFFICES OF DAVID J.
STERN
801 S. UNIVERSITY DRIVE,
SUITE 500
PLANTATION, FL 33324
Jan. 17, 24, 2005-0174


suant to a Summary Final Judg-
ment of Foreclosure dated De-
cember 21, 2004 entered in Civil
Case No. 53-04-CA-3403-SEC04
of the Circuit Court of the 10TH
Judicial Circuit in and for POLK
County, BARTOW, Florida, I will
sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at THE EAST CORRI-
DOR ON THE FIRST FLOOR at
the POLK County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 N Broadway Ave. in
Bartow, Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on
the 25th day of January, 2005 the
following described property as set
forth in said Summary Final Judg-
ment, to-wit:
COMMENCE AT THE
SOUTHWEST CORNER
OF SECTION 28,
TOWNSHIP 26 SOUTH,
RANGE 23 EAST,
POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA, RUN THENCE
SOUTH 89 DEGREES
11'26" EAST 416.44
FEET; RUN THENCE
NORTH 01 DEGREES
01'34"' EAST
2236.06 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING;
CONTINUE THENCE
NORTH 01 DEGREES
01'34" EAST 170.0
FEET; RUN THENCE
NORTH 89 DEGREES
33'16" WEST 310
FEET; RUN THENCE
SOUTH 01 DEGREES
01'34" WEST 170.0
FEET; RUN THENCE
SOUTH 89 DEGREES
33'16" EAST 310
FEET TO THE POINT
OF BEGINNING. TO-
GETHER WITH A 1999
LIMITED DOUBLEWIDE
MOBILE HOME VIN#
FLA14614052A &
FLA1 461 4052B.
All sales are to be held at the
east end of the east(corridor,
first floor, of the Polk County
Courthouse located at 255 North
Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Flor-
ida. Please note that the main
entrance is located on Church
Street. No entry is possible from
Broadway Avenue. In the event
any temporary change is neces-
sary, the Clerk will post a "Notice
of Change" at the sale location
directing the bidders to the tem-
porary sale location. '
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this 27th day of December,
2004.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
BY: /s/ Felicia Borders
DEPUTY CLERK
(Seal)
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0114







IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI-
SION
ABN AMRO MORTGAGE
GROUP, INC., SUCCESSOR BY,
MERGER TO ATLANTIC MORT-
GAGE & INVESTMENT CORPO-
RATION,
PLAINTIFF,
VS.
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE,
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDI-
TORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL
OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN
INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UN-
DER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE
OF ALICE A. RIOS, ET AL.,
DEFENDANTSS.
CASE NO:
53-04-CA-1616-DIV. 04
NOTICE OF ACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE
TO: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE,
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDI-
TORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL
OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN
INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UN-
DER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE
OF ALICE A. RIOS; DECEASED
whose residence is unknown if
he/she/they be living; and if
he/she/they be dead, the unknown
defendants who may be spouses,
heirs, devisees, grantees, assign-
ees, lienors, creditors, trustees,
and all parties claiming an interest
by, through, under or against the
Defendants, who are not known to
be dead or alive, and all parties
having or claiming to have any
right, title or interest in the prop-
erty described in the mortgage be-
ing foreclosed herein.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that
an action to foreclose a mort-
gage on the following property:
LOT 16, BLOCK "C",
EAST PARK HEIGHTS
ADDITION, ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 64,
PAGE 23, PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
has been filed against the cor-
poration and the corporation is
required to serve a copy of
your written defenses, if any,
to it on DAVID J. STERN, ESQ.
Plaintiff's attorney, whose ad-,
dress is 801 S University Drive,
#500, Plantation, FL 33324 on
or before February 17. 2005
(no later than 30 days from
the date of the first publication
of this notice of action) and file


necessary, the Clerk will post a i
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location. .
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
DATED this 27th day of De-
cember. 2004.
Richard M. Weiss
Clerk Circuit Court
By: /s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0113


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRC;
AND FOR POLK CO
FLORIDA
EQUITYMAX, INC., a Floric
portionn'
PLAINTIFF,
VS.
ROBERT SCHOUTEN, DC
SCHOUTEN ; UNKNOWN
ANT(S) IN POSSESSION
AND #2, et al.,
DEFENDANTSS.
CASE NO:
53-2004CA-004198-00"
SECTION 11
NOTICE OF FORECLOS
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GI
that pursuant to a Final Sum:
Judgment of Foreclosure
dated December 20, 2004,
tered in Civil Case No. 53-2
CA-004198-0000 (11) of the-
culrt of the Tenth Judicial
cult in and for Polk County,
ida, wherein the EQUITYN.
INC., a Florida Corporation, P
tiff, and ROBERT SCHOUT
DONNA SCHOUTEN; UNKNO
TENANTS) IN POSSESSION
AND #2, et al., are Defendants.
I will sell to the highest and,
bidder for cash in the Polk Cou,
Courthouse, 255 North Broadw
Bartow, FL 33831, at 9:00 A.M.
the 24th day of January, 2005,
following described property P
County, Florida:
LOTS 45, 46, 47, AND 48,
BLOCK B, SHADOW LAWN,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORD
IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 50;
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA.
All sales are to be held at the ea
end of the east corridor, first flo
of the Polk County Courthouse I
cated at 255 North Broadway Av
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please not
that the main entrance is locate
on Church Street. No entry is pos
sible from Broadway Avenue. IC
the event any temporary change i
necessary, the Clerk will post a
Notice of Change" at the sale loca
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with a dis
ability who needs any accom-
modation in order to partici-
pate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to
the provision of certain assis-
tance. Please contact the Of-
fice of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two
(2) working days of your re-
ceipt of this notice; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call
(TDD) (863) 534-7777, or
Florida Relay Service 711.
WITNESS my hand and the
seal of the court on December 28,
2004.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
By: /s/ Lor Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(COURT SEAL)
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0104

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, AS
TRUSTEE FOR THE REGIS-
TERED HOLDERS OF ACE SE-
CURITIES CORP. HOME EQUITY
LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2004-
HS1, ASSET BACKED PASS-
THROUGH CERTIFICATES,
Plaintiff
vs.
FRANKLIN STREET, JR., et al.,
Defendants
CASE NO:
53-2004-CA-4211
DIVISION 07
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Final Judgment of
Mortgage Foreclosure dated De-
cember 21; 2004 and entered in
Case NO. 53-2004-CA-4211 of the
Circuit Court of the TENTH Judi-
cial Circuit in and for POLK
. County, Florida wherein JPMOR-
GAN CHASE BANK, AS TRUS-
TEE FOR THE REGISTERED
HOLDERS OF ACE SECURITIES
CORP. HOME EQUITY LOAN
TRUST, SERIES 2004-HS1, AS-
SET BACKED PASS-THROUGH
CERTIFICATES, is the Plaintiff
and FRANKLIN STREET, JR.; are
the Defendants, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash at
IN THE EAST END OF THE EAST
CORRIDOR FIRST FLOOR,
POLK COUNTY COURTHOUSE,
255 NORTH BROADWAY, BAR-
TOW, POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MAIN
ENTRANCE IS LOCATED ON
CHURCH STREET. NO ENTRY
IS POSSIBLE FROM BROAD-
WAY AVENUE. IN THE EVENT
ANY TEMPORARY CHANGE OF
LOCATION IS NECESSARY, THE
CLERK SHALL POST A "NOTICE
OF CHANGE" AT THE SALE LO-
CATION DIRECTING THE BID-
DERS TO THE TEMPORARY
SALE LOCATION. at 9:00 AM, on
the 25th day of January 2005 the
following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment:
LOT 9, BLOCK C, JOHN F.
COX REALTY COMPANY
SUBDIVISION OF BLOCKS 4
AND 5, OF FORTUNE ADDI-
TION TO LAKELAND, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 47,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 713 WEST 3RD
STREET, LAKELAND, FL
33805
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is


Captioned Property has been or
is being used in violation of the
Florida Contraband Forfeiture
Act.
3. A Complaint seeking for-
feiture of Captioned Property
was filed in the Circuit Court of
the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and
for Polk County on or about De-
cember 14, 2004.
I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true
and correct copy of the forego-
ing was furnished to the ad-
dressee(s) herein this 3_rd day
of January. 2005.
Cassandra Denmark for
DAVID S. BERGDOLL
General Counsel
Polk County Sheriff's Office
455 North Broadway
Bartow, Florida 33830
(863) 534-6294
Florida Bar #0209902
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0121










The Polk County Democrat 7


I.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
ANTHONY JOHN WEILER,
Deceased.
File No.
04-CP-2879
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of ANTHONY JOHN WEILER, de-
ceased, whose date of death was
November 5, 2004; File Number
04-CP-2879 is pending in the Cir-
cuit Court for Polk County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which is Post Office Box 9000,
Bartow, FL 33831. The names and
addresses of the personal repre-
sentative and the personal repre-
sentative's attorney are set forth
below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons, having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this no-
tice has been served, must file
their claims with this court WITHIN
THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and persons who have claims
or demands against the dece-
dent's estate, must file their claims
with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE
AFTER THE DECEDENT'S
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of
.this notice is: January 10, 2005.
KATHRYN MARIE TYLER
Personal Representative
1107 Walker Circle West
Lakeland, FL 33804
DEREK B. ALVAREZ, ESQUIRE
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tive
Florida Bar No. 0114278
GENDERS ALVAREZ
A Professional Association
2307 West Cleveland Street
Tampa, Florida 33609
Telephone: (813) 254-4744
Facsimile: (813) 254-5222
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0130

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PRIMA PROPERTIES, LLC,
Plaintiff,
vs
ANTHONY PELUSO and
ELEANOR PELUSO, his
wife, ASSOCIATION OF
POINCIANA VILLAGES,
INC.; AMY J. WADE;
JAMES COONS; CARL
RICHARD COONS; PAUL
EDWARD COONS; EMILY
B. CLETSOWAY; GEORGE
H. COONS; DONALD KEN-
NEDY; CLARA KENNEDY;
JACK KENNEDY; LEE
KENNEDY; MARGARET
DeWEES; LEONE WILLIS;
JUNE M. KENNEDY; EARL
KENNEDY; DAVID G.
REZAB and SUE E.
REZAB, his wife, MATRIX
GENERAL, INC.,
JEANETTE E. CAVENDAR;
PANNING LUMBER, a divi-
sion of WHEELER CON-
SOLIDATED, INC.; INDUS-
TRIAL WASTE SERVICES,
INC.. d/b/a AAA SANI-
TARY DISPOSAL SERV-
ICE, INC.; GALL SILICIA
MINING CO, INC.; ED-
WARD J. KERWIN AND
SANTINA K. KERWIN, HIS
WIFE, LARRY POUGH and
IRENE M. POUGH, his
wife; NATIONAL LOAN'
.INVESTORS,.
Defendants.
CASE NUMBER:
53-2005CA-0181-0000-WH
SECTION NO 08
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:ANTHONY PELUSO
TO STEPHAN DRIVE
HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NY
105 33
ELEANOR PELUSO
10 STEPHAN DRIVE
HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NY
10533
DAVID G. REZAB.
16631 NORTH 56TH STREET, #
2002
SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85254
SUER. REZAB
16631 NORTH 56TH STREET, #
2002
SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85254
JEANETTE E. CAVENDAR
1133 SOUTH OAK PARK AVE-
NUE
OAK PARK, ILL 60304
EDWARD J. KERWIN
1500 E. WARREN STREET, #11
SANTA ANA, CA 92705
SANTINA KERWIN
1500 E. WARREN STREET, #11
SANTA ANA, CA 92705
LARRY POUGH
3020 SURF AVENUE, #8C
BROOKLYN, NY 11224
IRENE M. POUGH
3020 SURF AVENUE, #8C
BROOKLYN, NY 11224
AMY J. WADE
5330 N. 30TH DRIVE
PHOENIX, AZ 85017
EARL KENNEDY
5330 N. 30TH DRIVE
PHOENIX, AZ 85017
JAMES COONS
C/O JAMES H. BERNARD
SLAGLE & BERNARD, P.C.
127 W. TENTH STREET, SUITE
500
KANSAS CITY, MO 64152
CARL RICHARD COONS
ADDRESS UNKNOWN
PAUL EDWARD COONS
1 DUNSTAN LANDING ROAD
SCARBOROUGH, ME 04074
GEORGE H. COONS
ADDRESS UNKNOWN
EMILY B. CLETSOWAY
ADDRESS UNKNOWN


DONALD KENNEDY
3762 E. PERSHING
PHOENIX, AZ 85029
CLARA KENNEDY
1407 E. GRISWOLD ROAD
PHOENIX, AZ 85020
JACK KENNEDY
2151 N. TOIYABE STREET
LAS VEGAS, NV 89115
LEE KENNEDY
2930 ST. CLAIR
WINSTON SALEM, NC 27106
MARGARET DeWEES
1415 N. FLOWER STREET
SANTA ANA, CA 92706
LEONE WILLIS
4900 TELEGRAPH ROAD
VENTURA, CA 93003
JUNE M. KENNEDY
ADDRESS UNKNOWN
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that a Complaint has been filed
against you, and you are required
to serve a copy of your written de-
fenses, if any, to it on STEPHEN
F. BAKER, ESQ., Plaintiff's attor-
ney, whose address is 800 First
Street S., Winter Haven, FL
33880, on or before the 23rd day
of February, 2005, and file the
original with the Clerk of this
Court, either before service on
Plaintiff's attorney, or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the re-
lief demanded in the Petition.
The Plaintiff is seeking to quiet
title on real property described as
follows:
LOT 9, BLOCK 949, POINCI-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD 4, VIL-
LAGE 7, ACCORDING TO THE
MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS
RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF
THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT
BOOK 53, PAGES 4 THRU 18.
LOT 17, BLOCK 1034, POIN-
CIANA NEIGHBORHOOD 4, VIt
LARGE 7, ACCORDING TO THE
MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS
RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF
THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT
BOOK 53, PAGES 4 THRU 18.
LOT 6, BLOCK 1042, POINCI-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD 4, VIL-
LAGE 7, ACCORDING TO THE
MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS
RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF
THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT
BOOK 53, PAGES 4 THRU 18.
LOT 7, BLOCK 1046, POINCI-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD 4, VIL-
LAGE, .7, ACCORDING TO THE
MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS
RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF
THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT
BOOK 53, PAGES 4 THRU 18.
LOT 19, BLOCK 1046, POIN-
CIANA NEIGHBORHOOD 4, VIL-
LAGE 7, ACCORDING TO THE
MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS
RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF
THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY,. FLORIDA, -IN PLAT
BOOK 53, PAGES 4 THRU 18.
LOT 6, BLOCK 1055, POINCI-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD 4, VIL-
LAGE 7, ACCORDING TO THE
MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS
RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF
THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT
BOOK 53, PAGES 4 THRU 18.
If you are a person with disabili-
ties who needs any accommo-
dation in order to participate in
this proceeding, you are entitled
at no cost to you, to the provi-
sion of certain assistance.
Please contact the Office of the
Court Administrator, (863) 534-
4690, within two (2) working
days of your receipt of this no-
tice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-
7777 or Florida Relay Services
711.
WITNESS my hand and the
seal of this Court on this 11th day
of January, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
As Clerk of Said Court
BY: /s/ Betty Norrell
As Deputy Clerk
(COURT SEAL)
Jan. 17, 24, 31, Feb. 7, 2005-0166



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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PARKWAY MORTGAGE COM-
PANY, INC., a Florida Corpora-
tion,
Plaintiff,
vs.
RAMON FIGUEROA
CARMEN FIGUEROA, et al.,
Defendant(s).
CASE NO.:
53 2004 CC 003756
NOTICE OF SALE PURSU-
ANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to an Order or
Final Judgment entered on
Jaluarv 7, 2005. in this case
now pending in this Court, the
style of which is indicated
above, I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at
9:00 AM on February 8th,
2005, at Polk County
Courthouse, 255 N.
Broadway, Bartow, Flor-
ida 33830, the following de-
scribed property:
LOT 7, BLOCK 898, VIL-
LAGE 7, NEIGHBORHOOD 2
EAST, POINCIANA SUBDIVI-
SION, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 53, AT
PAGES 1-3, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
All sales are to be held at
the east end of the east
corridor, first floor, of the
Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broad-
way Avenue, Bartow, Flor-
ida. Please note that the
main entrance is located on
Church Street. No entry is
possible from Broadway
Avenue. In the event any
temporary change of loca-
tion is necessary, the Clerk
shall post a "Notice f
Change" at the sale location
directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with dis-
abilities who needs any ac-
commodation in order to
participate in this proceed-
ing, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provi-
sion of certain assistance.
Please contact the Office of
the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within
two (2) working days qf
your receipt of this notice;
if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863)
534-7777 or Florida Relay
Services 711.
DATED the 7th day of Janu-
ary. 2005
RICHARD WEISS
Clerk, County Court
By: /s/ Phyllis Pittman
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 17, 24, 2005-0162








IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PARKWAY MORTGAGE COM-
PANY, INC., a Florida Corpora-
tion,
Plaintiff,
vs.'
HARRIETT WILEY, et al.,
Defendant(s).
CASE NO.:
53 2004 CC 003856
NOTICE OF SALE PURSU-
ANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to an Order or
Final Judgment entered on
January 7, 2005, in this case
now pending in this Court, the
style of which is indicated
above, I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at
9:00 AM on February 8th.
2005. at Polk County
Courthouse, 255 N.
Broadway, Bartow, Flor-
ida 33830, the following de-
scribed property:
LOT 4, BLOCK 392, VIL-
LAGE 7, NEIGHBORHOOD 2
WEST, POINCIANA SUBDI-
VISION, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 55,
AT PAGES 5-18, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA.
All sales are to be held at
the east end of the east*
corridor, first floor, of the
Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broad-
way Avenue, Bartow, Flor-
ida. Please note that the
main entrance is located on
Church Street. No entry is
possible from Broadway
Avenue. In the event any
temporary change of loca-
tion is necessary, the Clerk
shall post a "Notice of
Change" at the sale location
directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with dis-
abilities who needs any ac-
commodation in order to
participate in this proceed-
ing, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provi-
sion of certain assistance.
Please contact the Office of
the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within
two (2) working days of
your receipt of this notice;
if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863)
534-7777 or Florida Relay
Services 711.
DATED the 7th day of. Janu-

RICHARD WEISS
Clerk, County Court
By: /s/ Phyllis Pittman
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan 17, 24, 2005-0164


commodation in order to
participate in this proceed-
ing, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provi-
sion of certain assistance.
Please contact the Office of
the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within
two (2) working days of
your receipt of this notice;
if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863)
534-7777 or Florida Relay
Services 711.
DATED the 7th day of Janu-

RICHARD WEISS
Clerk, County Court
By: /s/ Judy A. McCauley
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 17, 24, 2005-0163


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
IN RE: The Marriage of
ELIMON COULANGES,
Petitioner/Husband,
and
SANDRA ANN COULANGES,
Respondent/Wife.
CASE NO:
2005DR-423
NOTICE
TO: SANDRA ANN COULANGES
Residence Unknown
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that a petition for temporary cus-
tody by extended family has been
filed and you are required to serve
a copy of your answer or pleading
of the petition to the Petitioners'
attorney, TED A. LASSEIGNE,
Post Office Box 2238, Haines City,
Florida 33845, and file the original
answer or pleading in the office of
the Clerk of the Circuit Court on or
before the 23rd day of February,
2005. If you fail to do so, judgment
of temporary custody and for other
relief prayed for in the Petition my
be granted by default.
In accordance with the Americans
With Disabilities Act, persons with
disabilities needing a special ac-
commodation to participate in this
proceeding should contact the Of-
fice of the Court Administrator at
863-534-4690 not later than seven
days prior to the proceeding. If
hearing impaired, (TDD) 863-534-
7777, or Voice (V) 1-800-955-
8770, via Florida Relay Service.
DONE AND ORDERED at Bar-
tow, Polk County, Florida, this
13th day of January, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: /s/ Lori Armijo
(Court Seal)
Jan. 17, 24, 31, Feb. 7,2005-0173



IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
HARRY F. BEST, Individually,
and as Personal Representative
of the Estate of LAURIE BEST,
deceased and on behalf and for
the benefit of the Decedent's
Estate and Survivors,
Plaintiff,
vs.
C.R. ENGLAND, INC.
and SHANE L. JOHN-
SON,
Defendants.
Case Number
2004-CA-4452
Section: 07
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: SHANE L. JOHNSON
Address Unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a
Complaint for damages resulting
from auto negligence has been
filed in this court. You are required
to serve a copy of your written de-
fenses, if any, on Plaintiff's attor-
ney, whose name and address
are:
R. Kent Lilly, Esq.
Lilly, O'Toole & Brown, LLP
800 South Florida Avenue
Lakeland, Florida 33801
S 863/683-1111
on or before February 17, 2005,
and file the original of the written,
defenses with;,the clerk of this
court either before service' or im-
mediately thereafter. Failure to
serve and file written defenses as
required may result in a judgment
or order for the relief demanded,
without further notice.
DATED this 12th day of Janu-
ary, 2005.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
BY:/s/ Valerie Neal
Deputy Clerk
Jan. 17, 24, 2005-0167



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
PARKWAY MORTGAGE COM-
PANY, .INC., a Florida Corpora-
tion,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ELSA G. ARMAGOST, DE-
CEASED, et al.,
Defendant(s).
CASE NO.:.
53 2004 CC 003838
NOTICE OF SALE PURSU-
ANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to an Order or
Final Judgment entered on
January 7. 2005 in this case
now pending in this Court, the
style of which is indicated
above, I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at
9:00 AM on February 8th.
200.5 at Polk County
Courthouse, 255 N.'
Broadway, Bartow, Flor-
ida 33830, the following de-
scribed property:
LOT 1, BLOCK 469, VIL-
LAGE 7, NEIGHBORHOOD 2
WEST, POINCIANA SUBDI-
VISION, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 55,
AT PAGES 5-18, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA.
All sales are to be held at
the east end of the east
corridor, first floor, of the
Polk County Courthouse lo-
.cated at 255 North Broad-
way Avenue, Bartow, Flor-
ida. Please note that the
main entrance is located on
Church Street. NO entry is
possible from Broadway
Avenue. In the event any
temporary change of loca-
tion is necessary, the Clerk
shall post a "Notice of
Change" at the sale location
,, directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with dis-
abilities who needs any ac-


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI-
SION
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC SYS-
TEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR
U.S. BANK, N.A. FOR FIRSTAR
BANK, N.A.,
PLAINTIFF,
VS.
FRED MILLER, IF LIVING, AND
IF DEAD, THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIEN-
ORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES
AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST FRED MILLER; UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF FRED
MILLER, IF ANY; JOHN DOE
AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN
TENANTS IN POSSESSION,
DEFENDANTSS.
CASE NO:
53-04-CA-3747-WH-SEC04
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to a Summary Final Judg-
ment of Foreclosure dated De-
cember ,21 2004 entered in Civil
Case No. 53r04-CA-3747-WH-
SEC04 of the Circuit Court of the
10TH Judicial Circuit in and for
POLK County, BARTOW, Florida,
I will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at THE EAST
CORRIDOR ON THE FIRST
FLOOR at the POLK County
Courthouse located at 255 N
Broadway Ave. in Bartow, Florida,
at 9:00 a.m. on the 24th day of
January 2005 the following de-
scribed property as set forth in
said Summary Final Judgment, to-
wit:
LOT 1, MAYRE-JAYNE
.HEIGHTS, A SUBDIVI-
SION ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT, OR MAP
THEREOF DESCRIBED
IN PLAT BOOK 43, AT
PAGE 41, OF THE PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF POLK.
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
All sales are to be held at the
east end of the east corridor,
first floor, of the Polk County
Courthouse located at 255 North
Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Flor-
ida. Please note that the main
entrance is located on Church
Street. No entry is possible from
Broadway Avenue. In the event
any temporary change is neces-
sary, the Clerk will post a "Notice
of Change" at the sale location
directing the bidders to the tem-
porary sale location.
if you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this 27th day of December.,
2004.
RICHARD M: WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
BY: /s/ Lori Armijo
DEPUTY CLERK
(Seal)
Jan. 10, 17;'2005-0105



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
AAMES FUNDING CORPORA-
TION D/B/A AAMES HOME
LOAN,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ARTHUR WILLIAMS, et al.,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2004-CA-4158
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated the 21st day of
December; 2004, and entered in
Case No. 53-2004-CA-4158, of
the Circuit Court of the'l10OTH Judi-
cial Circuit in and for Polk County,
Florida, wherein AAMES FUND-
ING CORPORATION D/B/A
AAMES HOME LOAN, is the
Plaintiff and ARTHUR WILLIAMS;
EXCALIBUR I, LLC;, FLORIDA
HOUSING FINANCE CORPORA-
TION; MONOGRAM CREDIT
CARD BANK OF GEORGIA;
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA; WA-
CHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL AS-
SOCIATION F/K/A FIRST UNION
NATIONAL BANK; ANNIE L. WIL-
LIAMS; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE
AS UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY are defendants. I will
sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at the EAST END OF
THE EAST CORRIDOR, 1ST
FLOOR, POLK COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE, 255 N BROADWAY,
BARTOW, FLORIDA (ENTRY ON
CHURCH STREET), at the Polk
County Courthouse, in BARTOW,
Florida, at 9:00 a.m. on the 25th
day of Januar. 2005, the follow-
ing described property as set forth
in said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 5, BLOCK 2, MINNE-
SOTA HEIGHTS, ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 22, PAGE 20,
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: The Estate of
FRANKIE THOMAS JOHN-
SON,
Deceased.
Case No.:
04-CP-2678
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of FRANKIE THOMAS JOHN-
SON deceased, who died on
August 31, 2004, File Number 04-
CP-2678 is pending in the Circuit
Court for Polk County, Florida,
Probate Division the address of
which is 225 North Broadway, Bar-
tow, Florida 33831. The names
and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal
representative's attorney are set
forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this no-
tice is served must file their claims
with this Court WITHIN THE
LATER OF THREE MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE
TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and persons having claims or
demands against the decedent's
estate must file their claims with
this court WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIOD SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of the first publication
of this Notice is January 17, 2005.
DIANE MITCHELL
Personal Representative
c/o Carla B. Yates, Attorney at
Law
610 W. Azeele Street, Suite A
.Tampa, Florida 33606
CARLA B. YATES, Attorney
At Law
610 W. Azeele Street, Suite A
Tampa, Florida 33606
(813) 254-6516
Florida Bar No.: 709166
Jan. 17, 24,2005-0169


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF
LORRAINE E. GOULD,
Deceased
File No.
05CP-0003
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of LORRAINE E. GOULD, de-
ceased, File Number 05CP-0003,
is pending in the Circuit Court for
Polk County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is Post
Office Box 9000, Drawer CC-4,
Bartow, Florida 33831-9000. The
names and addresses for the Per-
sonal Representative and the Per-
sonal- Representative's attorney
are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against the dece-
dent's estate, including unma-
tured, contingent or unliquidated
claims, on whom a copy of this is
served must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THE LATER
OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having
claims or demands against the de-
cedent's estate, including unma-
tured, contingent or unliquidated
claims, must file their claims with
this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication
of this Notice is January 17, 2005.
JOYCE GOULD
Personal Representative
221 East Cotton Hill Road
Portland, CT 06480
STEPHEN M. MARTIN,
P.A.
STEPHEN M. MARTIN
Florida Bar No. 0308234
1014 South Florida Avenue
Post Office Box 2765
Lakeland, Florida 33806-2765
(863) 683-8765
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL
REPRESENTATIVE
Jan. 17, 24, 2005-0168


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necessary, the Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this 27th day of Decem-
bet, 2004.
RICHARD M WEISS
ilpri. nf The Circuit Court
Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-C,,15


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
Chase Manhattan Mortgage
Corporation,
PLAINTIFF.
vs.
Latarsha V. Richardson a/k/a
La Tarsha V. Richardson, et al.,
DEFENDANTS.
No.
53-03-CA-0516
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
Notice is hereby given that,
pursuant to that Final Judg-
ment of Foreclosure dated De-
cember 21. 2004, and entered
in civil case number 53-03-CA-
0516, of the Circuit Court of
the 10th Judicial Circuit in and.
for Polk County, Florida,
wherein CHASE MANHATTAN
MORTGAGE CORPORATION, is
Plaintiff and Latarsha V. Rich-
ardson a/k/a La Tarsha V. Rich-
ardson; Capital One Bank; Un-
known persons) in possession
of the subject real property,
is/are Defendant(s), I will sell
to the highest and best bidder
for cash in the East-Corridor,
First Flbor, 255 North Broad-
way Avenue, Polk County
Courthouse, Bartow, Florida, at
9:00 am on the 24thLday of
January 2005. the following
described property as set forth
in said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 83, THE MEADOWS,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 65, PAGES 24
THROUGH 26, PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
NOTE: Pursuant to the
Fair Debt Collection
Practices Act you are
advised that this law
firm is deemed to be a
debt collector attempt-
ing to collect a debt and
any information ob-
tained will be used for
that purpose.
All sales are to be held at the
east end of the east corridor,
first floor, of the Polk County
Courthouse located at 255
North Broadway Avenue, Bar-
tow, Florida. Please note that
the main entrance is located on
Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary
change of location is neces-
sary, the Clerk shall post a "No-
tr-- 'of Change" at the'sale lo-
cation directing the bidders to
the temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabili-
ties who needs any accommo-
dation in order to participate in
this proceeding, you are enti-
tled at no cost to you, to the
provision of certain assistance.
Please contact the Office of
the Court Administrator, (863)
534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of
this notice; if you are hearing
or voice impaired, call TDD
(863) 534-7777 or Florida Re-
lay Services 711.
Dated the 27th day of Decem-
ber, 2004.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of Circuit Court
By /s/ Lori Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0107

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
DANIEL CAYFORD VOGEL,
Deceased.
File No.
05-CP-0007
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of DANIEL CAYFORD VOGEL, de-
ceased, File Number 05-CP-0007
is pending in the Circuit Court for
Polk County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is Post
Office Box 9000, Bartow, FL
33831. The names and addresses
of the personal representative and
the personal representative's at-
torney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons, having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate, on whom a copy of this no-
tice has been served, must file
their claims with this court WITHIN
THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM. ,
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and persons who have claims
or demands.against the dece-
dent's estate, must file their claims
with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH
'ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS .OR MORE
AFTER THE DECEDENT'S
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of
this notice is: January 10, 2005.
Personal Representative
DAVID LEROY VOGEL
2144 Williams Drive
Stoughton, Wisconsin
53589
Attorney for Personal Representa-
tive
MICHAEL S. EDENFIELD, ES-
QUIRE
Florida Bar No.: 241830
BATTLE & EDENFIELD, P.A.
206 Mason Street
Brandon, Florida 33511-5212
Telephone: (813) 685-3014
Telecopier: (813) 684-5922
Jan. 10,17, 2005-0127


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
WELLS FARGO BANK MINNE-
SOTA, NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION, AS TRUSTEE,
Plaintiff,
vs.
UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICI-
ARIES, DEVISES, ASSIGNEES,
LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUS-
TEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO
MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN
THE ESTATE OF ROBERT WIL-
LIAMS, DECEASED, et al.,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2004-CA-004682-0000-SEC
11
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENE-
FICIARIES, DEVISES, ASSIGN-
EES,' LIENORS, CREDITORS,
TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS
WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST
IN THE ESTATE OF ROBERT
WILLIAMS, DECEASED (Resi-
dence Unknown)
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action for Foreclosure of Mortgage
on the following described prop-
erty:
LOT 15, OF UNRE-
CORDED 44 PACES,
MORE PARTICULARLY DE-
SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
THE EAST 130.0 FEET
OF THE WEST 650.0
FEET OF THE SOUTH 1/2
OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF
THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF
THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF
SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP
27 SOUTH, RANGE 24
EAST, POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA, LESS THE
NORTH 25 FEET FOR
ROAD.
has been filed against you and:.
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, if any, to
it on Marshall C. Watson, P.A., At-
torney for Plaintiff, whose address
is 1800 NW 49TH STREET,
SUITE 120, FT. LAUDERDALE
FL 33309 on or before February
10; 2005, a date which is within
thirty (30) days after the first publi-
cation of this Notice in the POLK
COUNTY DEMOCRAT and file the
original with the Clerk of this Court
either before service on Plaintiff's
attorney or immediately thereafter;
otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief de-
manded in the complaint.
In accordance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act,
persons with disabilities need-
ing a special accommodacton to
participate in this proceeding
should contact the Clerk of the
Circuit Court at the Polk County
Courthouse, First Floor, 255
North Broadway, Bartow, FL
33830, Phone (863) 534-
4488 not later than seven days
prior to such proceeding.
WITNESS my hand and the
seal of this Court this f6th day bf
January. 2005.
RICHARD M WEISS
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
By: /s/Valerie Neal
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0131



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA
IN RE: FORFEITURE OF:
REAL PROPERTY INCLUDING
ANY BUILDING, APPURTE-
NANCES AND IMPROVEMENTS
THEREON LOCATED IN HAINESI
CITY, POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA,
MORE PARTICULARLY DE-'
SCRIBED AS:
Parcel #27-27-21-756000-
009.090 Block I, Lot 9, of Lock-
hearts Subdivision, as recorded .
in Plat Book 5, page 5 of the
public records of Polk County,,
Florida.

CASE NO.: 25-2004CA-2045
SECTION: 04
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE
PROCEEDINGS
Rodia & Ameshia- Jack-
son
1400 Bates Road
Haines City, FL 33844
AND ALL OTHER PER-
SONS who claim an interest in
the above-captioned property:
Morris West, as Chief
of Police of Haines City, Florida,
("Haines City Sheriff's Office"),
gives notice of forfeiture pro-
ceedings pursuant to Sections;
932.701-707, Florida Statutes,'
in regard to the above-de-'
scribed property ("Captioned
Property").
1. Captioned Property, was
seized in or near Haines City, in
Polk County, Florida on or
about May 3, 2004, by the
Haines City Police Departmert
and Captioned Property is pres-
ently in the custody of the Polk
County Sheriff's Office.
2. Any owner, entity, bona fide
lien holder, or person in posses-
sion of the property at the
time of seizure has the right to
request an adversaridl'jdr'elimi-
nary hearing from the Tenth
Judicial Circuit Court to deter-

mine whether probable cause
exists to believe that Cap-
tioned Property has been or is
being used in violation of the
Florida Contraband Forfeiture
Act.
3. A Complaint seeking forfei-
. ture of Captioned Property was
filed in the Circuit Court of the
Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for
Polk County on or about May 6,
2004.
I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true
and correct copy of the forego-
ing was furnished to the ad-
dressee(s) herein this 4_th day
of January,2ZQ0Q.(5..
Robin Stevenson
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-01I24


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
WACHOVIA BANK, N.A., AS IN-
DENTURE TRUSTEE (BAY-
VIEW),
PLAINTIFF,
VS.
TRACY RENEE FUQUA;. UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF TRACY
RENEE FUQUA; UNKNOWN
TENANTS) IN POSSESSION #1,
AND #2, et al.,
DEFENDANTSS.
CASE NO:
53-2004CA-004225-0000
SECTION 11
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that pursuant to a Final Summary
Judgment of Foreclosure Sale
dated December 20, 2004, en-
tered in Civil Case No. 53-2004-
CA-004225-0000 (11) of the Cir-
cuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Cir-
cuit in and for Polk County, Flor-
ida, wherein the WACHOVIA
BANK, N.A., AS INDENTURE
TRUSTEE (BAYVIEW), Plaintiff,
and TRACY RENEE FUQUA; UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF TRACY
RENEE FUQUA; UNKNOWN
TENANTS) IN POSSESSION #1,
AND #2, et al., are Defendants.
I will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash in the Polk County
Courthouse, 255 North Broadway,
Bartow, FL 33831, at 9:00 A.M. on
the 24th day of January, 2005, the
following described property Polk
County, Florida:
THE WEST 1/2 OF THE FOL-
LOWING DESCRIPTION: BE-'
GIN 25.00 FEET WEST OF
THE NORTHEAST CORNER
OF THE W 1/2 OF THE SE
1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SEC-
TION 10, TOWNSHIP 29
SOUTH, RANGE 25 EAST,
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA,
RUN WEST 205.00; THENCE
SOUTH 130.00 FEET;
THENCE EAST 205.00 FEET;
THENCE NORTH 130.00
FEET TO THE POINT OF BE-
GINNING.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the .bidders to the
,temporary sale locarn ,
If you are a person with a dis-
ability who needs any accom-
modation in order to partici-
pate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to
the provision of certain assis-
tance. Please contact the Of-
fice of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two
(2) working days of your re-
ceipt of this notice; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call
(TDD) (863) 534-7777, or
Florida Relay Service 711.
WITNESS my hand and the
seal of the court on December 27,
2004.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
By: /s/ Lori Armijo
Deputy Clerk
(COURT SEAL)
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0109





IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA, PRO-
BATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
LYRA H. HOWARD,
Deceased.
FILE NO.
04CP-0862
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of LYRA H. HOWARD, de-
ceased, File No. 04CP-0862, Is
pending in the Circuit Court for
Polk County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is
Drawer CC-4, P.O. 8dx 9000, Bar-
tow, Florida 33831. The names
and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal
representative's attorney are set
forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate, including unmatured, con-
tingent or unliquidated claims; on
whom a copy of this notice is
served must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THE LATER
OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having
claims or demands against the de-
cedent's estate, including unma-
tured, contingent or unliquidated
claims, must file their claims'with
this c6urt WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE,
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication
of this Notice is January 10 2005.'
Personal Representative:
JUDITH TOADVINE,
Personal Representa-
tive
SAttorney for Persqnal Repre-
sentative:
ROBERTA CREIGHTON, AT-
TORNEY
Florida Bar No.:930474
PUTNAM & CREIGHTON, P.A.
Post Office Box 3545
Lakeland, Florida 33802-3545
863/6112-1178
Jan. t0, 17, 2005-0126


THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND
OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of first-publication of
this notice is January'117, 2005,
Personal Representative
MARGARETTE GOOCH
761 Hilldale Circle
Milford, Ml 48381
Attorney for Personal Represen-
tative:
HARDIN & MURPHY, P.A.
Denise N. Murphy, Esquire
Post Office Box 3604
Lakeland, FL 33802-3604
Telephone: (863) 688-5200
Facsimile: (863) 686-0777
Florida Bar No. 0119598
Jan. 17, 24, 2005-0170


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL
TRUST COMPANY IN TRUST
FOR REGISTERED HOLDERS
OF GSAMP TRUST 2002-HE2
MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH
CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2002-
HE2, ,
Plaintiff
vs.
PATRICK E. BARTEL, et al.,
Defendants
CASE NO:
53-2004-CA-4228
DIVISION 11
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,
pursuant to a Final Judgment of
Mortgage Foreclosure dated De-
cember 21, 2004 and entered in
Case NO. 53-2004-CA-4228 of the
Circuit Court of the TENTH Judi-
cial Circuit in and for POLK
County, Florida wherein DEUT-
SCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST
COMPANY IN TRUST FOR REG-
ISTERED HOLDERS OF GSAMP
TRUST 2002-HE2 MORTGAGE
PASS-THROUGH CERTIFI-
CATES, SERIES 2002-HE2, is the
Plaintiff and PATRICK E. BAR-
TEL; are the Defendants, I will sell
to the highest and best bidder for
cash at IN THE EAST END OF
THE EAST CORRIDOR FIRST
FLOOR, POLK COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE, 255 NORTH BROAD-
WAY, BARTOW, POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA. PLEASE NOTE THAT
THE MAIN ENTRANCE IS LO-
CATED ON CHURCH STREET.
NO ENTRY IS POSSIBLE FROM
BROADWAY AVENUE. IN THE
EVENT ANY TEMPORARY
CHANGE OF LOCATION IS NEC-
ESSARY, THE CLERK SHALL
POST A "NOTICE OF CHANGE"
AT THE SALE LOCATION DI-
RECTING THE BIDDERS TO
THE TEMPORARY SALE LOCA-
TION. at 9:00 AM, on the 25.th
day of January 2005. the follow-
ing described property as set forth
in said Final Judgment:
LOT 122, OF PRESTOWN
SUBDIVISION UNIT NO. 2,
ACCORDING TO THE MAP
OR PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 35,
PAGE 23, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 215 BENNETT
STREET, AUBURNDALE, FL
33823
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
DATED this 27th day of De-
cember,,2004. ..-...-
Richard M. Weiss
Clerk Circuit Court
By: /s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0118




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
ROZILAND JENNIFER MOWELL
Deceased.
File No.:
03-CP-0857
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(for those dying after January
1,2002)
The administration of the estate
of ROZILAND JENNIFER MOW-
ELL, deceased, File Number 03-
CP-0857, is pending in the Circuit
Court for Polk County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which is P.O. Box 9000, Drawer
CC-4, Bartow, Florida 33831-
9000. The names and addresses
of the personal representative and
the personal representative's at-
torney are set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS
ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All persons on whom this notice
is served who have objections that
challenge the validity of the will,
the qualifications of the personal
representative, venue, or jurisdic-
tion of this Court are required to
file their objections with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR-THIRTY DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this no-
tice has been served within three
(3) months after the date of the
first publication of this notice must
file their claims with this Court
WITHIN THE .LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate must file their claims
with this court WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
MORTGAGE ELECTRqNIC REG-
ISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS
NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE
HOME LOANS, INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JEREMY J. BENNETT; MARY E.
BENNETT A/K/A MARY ELIZA-
BETH BENNETT A/K/A MARY
ELIZABETH MOURIZ; IMPERIAL
LAKES COMMUNITY SERVICES
ASSOCIATION V, INC., and any
unknown heirs, devisees, grant-
ees, creditors, and other unknown
persons or unknown spouses
claiming by, through and under
any of the above named Defen-
dants,
Defendants.
CASE NO.:
53-2004-CA-2494-WH-08
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE is hereby given that
the undersigned Clerk of the Cir-
cuit Court of Polk County, Florida,
will on the 31 t day of January.
2005, at 9:00 o'clock A.M., at the
East corridor, first floor, 255 N.
Broadway in Bartow, Florida
33830 offer for sale and sell at
public outcry to the highest and
best bidder for cash, the following-
described property situate in Polk
County, Florida:
LOT 165, IMPERIA-
LAKES PHASE TWO
SECTION ONE B, AC-
CORDING TO THE MAP
OR PLAT THEREOF AS
RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 69, PAGES 21-
26, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
pursuant to the Final Judgment
entered in a case pending in
said Court, the style of which is
indicated above.
All sales are to be held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church Street. No'entry is pos-
sible from Broadway Avenue. In
the event any temporary change is
necessary, the Clerk will post a "
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with a dis-
ability who needs any accom-
modation in order to partici-
pate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to
the provision of certain assis-
tance. Please contact the Of-
fice of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two
(2) working days of your re-
ceipt of this notice; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call
(TDD) (863) 534-7777, or
Florida Relay Service 800-955-
8770.
WITNESS my hand and official
seai of said Court this 17_th day
of November, 2004.
Richard Weiss
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
BY: /s/ Lori Armiio
Deputy Clerk
(Court Seal)
Jan. 17, 24, 2005-0160



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
'FLORIDA, IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
GORDON GROVE AND MARY
GROVE,
Plaintiff
vs.
LAWRENCE H. PLUMLEE, ET
AL,
Defendants.
CASE NO:
2004-CA-4061
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby-given, pursu-
ant to final judgment entered in the
above entitled cause in the Circuit
Court.of.Polk County, Florida, I will
sell the property situated in Polk
County, Florida described as:
PARCEL 1
I.D. NO. 182824-205000-
007251
The West 75 feet of Lot 25 in
Block "G" of MORTON'S AD-
DITION to Lakeland, accord-
ing to the map or plat thereof
as recorded in Deed Book "Q"
at Page 79, of the Public Re-
cords of Polk County, Florida.
PARCEL 2
I.D. NO. 182824-205000-
007030
Lot 3 in Block G of MOR-
TON'S ADDITION to Lake-
land, according to the' map or
plat thereof as recorded in
Deed Book "Q" at Page 79, of
the Public Records of Polk
County, Florida.
PARCEL 3
ID NO. 182824-205000-
007240 .
Lot 24 in Block G of MOR-
TON'S ADDITION to Lake-
land, according to the map or
plat thereof as recorded in
Deed Book "Q" at Page 79, of
the Public Records of Polk
County, Florida.
PARCEL 4
ID NO. 182824-205000.
007041
The East 1/2 of Lot 4 in Block
G of MORTON'S ADDITION to
Lakeland, according to the
map or plat thereof as re-
corded in Deed Book "Q" at
Page 79, of the Public Re-
cords of Polk County, Florida.
PARCEL 5
ID NO. 182824-205000-
007231
The West 1/2 of Lot 23 in
Block G of MORTON'S ADDI-
TION to Lakeland, according
to the map or plat thereof as
recorded in Deed Book "Q" at
Page 79, of the Public Re-
cords of Polk County, Florida.
PARCEL 6
ID NO. 182824-205000-


AGAINST KERRY,.J. NICE;
CATHY T. NICE, IF LIVING, AND
IF DEAD, THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
.GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIEN-
ORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES
AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST CATHY T. NICE; UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF KERRY J.
NICE, IF ANY; THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF CATHY T. NICE, IF
ANY; DITECH FUNDING COR-
PORATION; THE HUNTINGTON
NATIONAL BANK; HINKLE
CHAIR COMPANY, INC.; MOR-
RIS COMMUNICATIONS COM-
PANY, LLC D/B/A NEWS CHIEF
PUBLISHING GROUP; STATE
OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF
REVENUE; UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA; JOHN DOE AND
JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TEN-


CORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 22, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA,
BEING MORE PARTICU-
LARLY DESCRIBED AS: BE-
GIN 330.25 FT., SOUTH OF
THE NE CORNER OF SAID
LOT 3 AND WEST 645 FT.,
FOR A POINT OF BEGIN-
NING: RUN THENCE WEST
55 FT., THENCE NORTH
140.25 FT., THENCE EAST
55 FT., THENCE SOUTH
140.25 FT., TO THE POINT
OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT
TO EASEMENT OF THE '
SOUTH 10 FEET FOR UTIL-
ITY PURPOSES TO CITY OF
LAKELAND.
PARCEL NO. 9
Lot 7, CLARA DALE, as re-
corded in Plat Book 69, Page
36, of the Public Records of
Polk County, Florida AND Lot
3, Block 6, GOLDEN RULE
COURT, as recorded in Plat
Book 10, page 46, of the Pub-
lic Records of Polk County,
Florida.
As to Parcel No. 1:
Subject to a mortgage given
by Gordon V. Grove and Mary
H. Grove, his wife, to Olga
Julia Barkley and E. David
Barkley, dated May 27, 1992,
recorded June 16, 1992 in
O.R. Book 3112, page 0193 of
the Public Records of Polk
County, Florida, in the original
principal sum of $20,000,000.
As to Parcel No. 2:
Subject to a mortgage given
by Gordon V. Grove and Mary
H. Grove, his wife, in favor of
Clarence E. Stone and his
wife, Ruby E. Stone, dated
October 10, 1975, and re-
corded on October 17, 1975 in
O.R. Book 1662, page 805 of
the Public Records of Polk
County, Florida, in the original
principal sum;of $14,500.
As to Parcel No. 3:
Subject to a mortgage' given
by Gordon V. Grove and Mary
H. Grove, his wife, in favor of
Clarence E. Stone and his
wife, Ruby E. Stone, dated
October 10, 1975, and re-
corded on October 17, 1975 in
O.R. Book 1662, page 808 of
the Public Records of Polk
County, Florida, in the original
principal sum of $73,000.00.
As to Parcel No. 6:
Subject to a mortgage given
by Gordon V. Grove and Mary
H. Grove, his wife, in favor of
Dorothy A. Javorsky, dated
August 11, 1980, and re-
corded on September 11,
1980 in O.R. Book 1662, page
805 of the Public Records of
Polk County, Florida, in the
original principal sum of
$27,500.00.
at public sale, to the highest
and best bidder, for cash, in
the East Corridor, first floor,
Polk County Courthouse, 255
North Broadway, Bartow, Polk
County, Florida will be held at
9:00 o'clock, A.M., on January.
25,2005.
All sales are to be.held at the east
end of the east corridor, first floor,
of the Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broadway Ave-
nue, Bartow, Florida. Please note
that the main entrance is located
on Church 3ire i i.:. .,,ir, ;i p:..
sible from Broadcay eu.re in
the event an,, r'ri porar) .:'r,a..,-,,
necessary., ire -C.I r ,ii p-',,, i
Notice of Change" at the sale loca-
tion directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with a dis-
ability who needs any accom-
modation in order to partici-
pate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to
the provision of certain assis-
tance. Please contact the Of-
fice of the Court-Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two
(2) working days of your re-
ceipt of this notice; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call'
(TDD) (863) 534-7777, or
Florida Relay Service 711..
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Felicia Borders
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0111



'IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE,
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR POLK COUNTY,
FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI-
SION
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUC-
CESSOR BY MERGER TO BA
MORTGAGE, LLC., SUCCESSOR '
BY- MERGER TO NATIONSBANC
MORTGAGE CORPORATION,
PLAINTIFF,
VS.
CHRISTINA.LAVENIA FLATT, IEF
LIVING, AND IF.DEAD, THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES',
LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUS-
TEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST CHRISTINA LAVENIA
FLATT; THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF CHRISTINA LAVE-
NIA FLATT, IF ANY; HAROLD
FLATT, IF LIVING, AND IF DEAD,
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE,
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDI-
TORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL
OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN
INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UN-
DER OR AGAINST HARqLD
FLATT; THE 'UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF HAROLD FLATT, IF
ANY; KERRY J. NICE, IF LIVING,
AND IF.DEAD, THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIEN-
ORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES
AND ALL OTHER PARTIES
CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR


service on Plaintiff's attorney or
immediately thereafter; otherwise
a default will be entered against
you for the relief demanded in the
complaint.
WITNESS my hand and seal of
this Court this 30th day of Decem -
ber, 2004.
RICHARD M. WEISS
Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ Summer White
As Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0119




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ANTS IN POSSESSION,
DEFENDANTSS.
CASE NO:
53-2004-CA-3183-SEC11
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS Hi.l'BY GIVEN pur-
suant to i'.'.mary Final Judg-
ment of F, .odosure dated De-
.cenmbp 2. (004 entered in Civil
Case No. b3-2004-CA-3183-
SEC11 of the Circuit Court of the
10TH Judicial Circuit in and for
POLK County, BARTOW, Florida,
I will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at THE EAST
CORRIDOR ON THE FIRST
FLOOR at the POLK County
Courthouse located at 255 N
Broadway Ave. in Bartow, Florida,
at 9:00 a.m. on the 25th day of
January 2005 the following de-
scribed pronort/ 'q cet forth in
said Summary Final Judgment, to-
wit:
LOT 33 OF SMOKE
RISE, ACCORDING TO
THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 67,
PAGE 23, OF THE PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
All sales are to be held at the
east end of the east corridor,
first floor, of the Polk County
Courthouse located at 255 North
Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Flor-
ida. Please note that the main
entrance is located on Church
Street. No entry is possible from
Broadway Avenue. In the event
any temporary change is neces-
sary, the Clerk will post a "Notice
of Change" at the sale location
directing the bidders to the tem-
porary sale location.
If you are a person with disabilities
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within two (2)
working days of your receipt of this
notice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Services 711.
Dated this 27th day of December,
2004.
RICHARD M. WEISS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
BY: /s/ Lori Armijo
DEPUTY CLERK
(Seal)
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0106


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF'THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REG-
ISTRATION SYSTEM, INC., AS
NOMINEE FOR CENTRAL
MORTGAGE COMPANY,
Plaintiff,
vs.
DON C, LAW, DECEASED; UN-
KNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING AS
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDI-
TORS, TRUSTEES OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS BY AND THROUGH
UNDER OR AGAINST DON C,
LAW, DECEASED; ROBERT C.
LAW; THE DON C. LAW REVO-
CABLE LIVING TRUST DATED
SEPTEMBER 20, 2001; UNITED
STATES OF AMERICA, DEPART-
MENT OF TREASURY; STATE
OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF.
REVENUE; WATERWAY VIL-
LAGE ASSOCIATION, INC.;
MERITOR SAVINGS, FA., UN'
KNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN
TENANT #2,
Defendants.
CASE NO.
53-2004-CA-4126-WH
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING AS HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUS-
TEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS
BY AND THROUGH UNDER OR
AGAINST DON C. LAW, DE-
CEASED, AND
THE DON C. LAW REVOCABLE
LIVING TRUST DATED SEPTEM-
BER 20, 2001.
Last known address: Unknown
If alive; and if dead, all parties
claiming interest by, through, un-
der or against UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES CLAIMING AS HEIRS, DE-
VISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGN-
EES, LIENORS, CREDITORS,
TRUSTEES OR OTHER CLAIM-
ANTS BY AND THROUGH UN-
DER OR AGAINST DON C. LAW,
DECEASED AND THE DON C.
LAW REVOCABLE LIVING,
TRUST DATED SEPTEMBER 20,
2001 and all parties having or
claiming'to have any right, title or
interest in the property described
herein.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action for Foreclosure of Mort-
gage on the following described.
property:
Unit C-103 of Lamplighter Vil-
lage, according to Condomin-
ium Book 4 Pages 8, 9 and 10,
inclusive, public records of
Polk County, Florida, and be-
ing further described in that
,certain Declaration of Condo-
minium filed May 7, 1979, .re-
corded in O.R. Book 1874
Page 1053 and amended by
Instrument filed November 14,
1979, recorded in O.R. Book
1912 Page 90, public records
of Polk County, Florida, to-
gether with an undivided 2.
0835% interest in and to the
common elements appurte-
nant thereto, in accordance
with the provision of said Dec-
laration.
has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses to it, if
any, to it, on DINNA KAWASS, At-
torney for Plaintiff, whose address
is 951 N.E. 167th Street, Suite
204, North Miami Beach, FL
33162, or on or before January 24,
2005 and file the original with the
Clerk of this Court either before


TEN DOLLARS
($3,410.00) IN U.S.
CURRENCY. Said property
was seized at or near Interstate
4, in Lakeland, Polk County,
Florida, on November 1 8,
2004. The law enforcement
agency holding the property is
the Lakeland Police Depart-
ment. A petition seeking forfei-
ture of the property will be
filed in the Circuit Court for
Polk County, Florida.
CHARLES E. JACOBSON, III,
ESQ.
219 North Massachusetts Ave.
Lakeland, Florida 33801
(863) 834-6994
Florida Bar No. 181424
ATTORNEY FOR CITY OF LAKE-
LAND
Jan. 10, 17, 2005-0125


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA
THOMAS J. COADY and
MARY LU COADY, Hus-
band and Wife,
Plaintiff,
vs
EMBOTELLA LA MARI-
POSA, S.A., a foreign
corporation, ASSOCIA-
TION OF POINCIANA VIL-
LAGES, INC. and POINCI-
ANA VILLAGE SEVEN AS-
SOCIATION, INC.; GREGO-
RIO DIAZ and ROSA M.
DIAZ, Husband and Wife;
CONWAY P. CAMPBELL
and LOIS A. CAMPBELL,
Husband and Wife; ROB-
ERT H. HALL and CAROL
BELL, Husband and Wife;
BOARD OF COUNTY COM-
MISSIONERS; OF POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, RICH-
ARD M. WEISS, CLERK OF
COURT; POLK COUNTY;
YEUK-PING' LAU,
Defendants. /
CASE NUMBER:
53-2004CA-5018
SECTION NO 11
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:GREGORIO DIAZ
CALLE 21 BLOCK 16,
#16
SABANA GARDEN
CAROLINA, PUERTO RICO
00630
ROSA M. DIAZ
CALLE 21 BLOCK 16,
#1 6
SABANA GARDEN
CAROLINA, PUERTO RICO
00630
ROBERT H. BELL
RURAL ROUTE 2, BOX 2405
DUSHORE, PA 18614
CAROL BELL
RURAL ROUTE 2, BOX 2405
DUSHORE, PA 18614
YEUK-PING LAU
1155 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE
APT.#14-G
BROOKLYN, NY 11219
EMBOTELLA LA MARIPOSA,
S.A.
44 CALLE 2/00 ZONA 12
GUATEMALA CITY, GUATE-
MALA
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that a Complaint has been filed
against you, and you are required
to serve a copy of your written de-
fenses, if any, to it on STEPHEN
F. BAKER, ESQ., Plaintiff's attor-
ney, whose address is 800 First
Street S., Winter Haven, FL
33880, on or before the 2nd day
of February, 2005,-and file the
original with the Clerk of this
Court, either before service on
Plaintiff's attorney, or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the re-
lief demanded in the Complaint.
The Plaintiff is seeking to fore-
close Claims of Lien on real prop-
erty described as follows:
LOT 3, BLOCK 437, POINCI-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD 2 WEST,
VILLAGE 7, ACCORDING TO
THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF
AS RECORDED IN THE OFFICE
OF THE CLERK OF THE CIR-
CUIT COURT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT
BOOK 55, PAGES 5 THRU 18.
LOT 22, BLOCK 459, POINCI-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD 2 WEST,
VILLAGE 7, ACCORDING TO
THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF
AS RECORDED IN THE OFFICE
OF THECLERKrOF THE .CIR-
CUIT COURTJN.AND FOR POLK
COUNTY; ,FLORIDA, IN PLAT
BOOK 55, PAGES 5 THRU 18.
LOT 3, BLOCK 462, POINCI-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD 2 WEST,
VILLAGE 7, ACCORDING TO
THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF
AS RECORDED IN THE OFFICE
OF THE CLERK OF THE CIR-
CUIT COURT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT
BOOK 55, PAGES 5 THRU 18.
LOT 11, BLOCK 973, POINCI-
ANA NEIGHBORHOOD 2 WEST,
VILLAGE 7, ACCORDING TO
THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF
AS RECORDED IN THE OFFICE
OF THE CLERK OF THE CIR-
CUIT COURT IN AND FOR POLK
COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN PLAT
BOOK 53, PAGES 4 THRU 18.
LOT 13, BLOCK 1057, POIN-
CIANA NEIGHBORHOOD 2
WEST, VILLAGE 7, ACCORDING
TO THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN
THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF
THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
,FOR POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA,
IN PLAT BOOK 53, PAGES 4
THRU 18.
If you are a, person with disabili-
ties who needs any accommo-
dation In order to participate in
this proceeding, you are entitled
at no cost to you, to the provi-
sion of certain assistance.
Please contact the Office of the
Court Administrator, (863) 534-
4690, within two (2) working
days of your receipt of this no-
tice; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863) 534-
7777 or Florida Relay Services
711.
WITNESS my hand and the
seal of this Court on this 20th day
of December, 2004.
RICHARD M. WEISS,
As Clerk of Said Court
BY: /s/ Zee M. Habib
As Deputy Clerk
(COURT SEAL),
Dec. 27-2004, Jan. 3, 10, 17,
2005-5924





NOTICE OF FORFEITURE
PROCEEDINGS
TO ALL PERSONS WHO CLAIM'
AN INTEREST IN THE FOLLOW-
ING PROPERTY:
The CITY OF LAKELAND, FLOR-
IDA, hereby gives notice of for-
feiture proceedings to be had
in accordance with Sections'
932.701.707, Florida Statutes,
in regard to: THREE THOU-
SAND FOUR HUNDRED


the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within
two (2) working days of
your receipt of this notice;
if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TDD (863)
534-7777 or Florida Relay
Services 711.
DATED the 7th day of Janu-
ary2005.
RICHARD WEISS
Clerk, County Court
By: /s/ Phyllis Pittman
Deputy Clerk
(Seal)
Jan. 17, 24, 2005-0161



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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF t
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
AND FOR POLK COUNI
FLORIDA
FRANK M. HUNT, II
STEWART W. HURST,
W.T. BICE,
DAVID C. ULLMAN, and
DAVID D. NELSON, as Truste
of the First Presbyterian Chur
Associate Reformed Syno
Lake Wales, Florida,
Plaintiff,
vs.
THE UNKNOWN SPOUS'
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEE
AND JUDGMENT CREDIT
OF JESSIE M. BAUCUS; an
Others,
Defendant.
CASE NO.:
53-2004CA-004916-0000-00
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: the unknown spouse
heirs, devisees, grantees, an
judgment creditors of Jessie M
Baucus, and all other parties
claiming by, through, under, or
against Jessie M. Baucus; and all
unknown natural persons, if aliv
and if dead or not known to be
dead or alive, their several and re
spective unknown spouses, heirs,
devisees, grantees, assignees,
and judgment creditors, and the
several and respective unknown
assigns, .successors in interest,
trustees, or any other person
claiming by, through, under or
against any corporation or other
legal entity named as a defendant;
and all claimants, persons or par-
ties, natural or corporate, or
whose exact legal status is un-
known, claiming under any of the
above named or described defen-
dant or parties claiming to have
any right, title, or interest in,the be-
low-described property.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED inral a,'
action to quiet title on the following
property in Polk County, Flr.,-a
Lots 16, 22, and 23, RE-
PLAT OF LOTS 16, 17, 18,
19, 22, 23, 24, and 25 of
STAR LAKE DEVELOPMENT
NE 1/4 of Section .13,
Township 29 South, Range
27 East, according to the
map or plat thereof as re-
corded in Plat Book 6, Page
12, of the Public Records of
Polk County, Florida.
has been filed against you and
you are required to' serve a copy
of your written defenses, if any, to
it on BRIAN W. HAAS, Bradley
Johnson Law' Firm, P.A., whose
address is Post Office Box 1260,
Lake Wales, Florida 33859-1260
within thirty (30) days after the first
publication of this notice, and file
the, original with the clerk of this
court 'either before service on
plaintiff's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the re-
lief derhanded in the complaint.:.
If you are a person with a dis-
ability who. needs any accommo-
dation in order to participate in this
proceeding, you are entitled, at no
cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator,
(863) 534-4690, within (2) working
days of your receipt of this notice.
If you are hearing or voice im-
paired, call TDD (863) 534-7777
or Florida Relay Service 711. '
Witness my hand and seal of
this Court on this December 13,
2004'
RICHARD M. WEISS
As Clerk ofite Coburt
By: /s/ Valerie Neal
(Court Seal) -
Jan. 17, 20, 24, 27, 2005-0159



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR.POLK COUNTY;, ELORIDA
PARKWAY MORTGAGE COM-
PANY, INC., a Florida Corpora-
tion,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ART KOOYMAN
PAULETTE KOOYMAN, et al.,
Defendant(s).
CASE NO.:
53 2004 CC 003987
.'NOTICE OF SALE PURSU-
:..ANT TO CHAPTER45.
NOTICE ,lIS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to an Order or
Final Judgment entered on
January 7, 2005 in this case
c.. p r.n.Jiri.i in this Court, the
't.r. le ,:.r .nich is indicated
above, I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at
9:00 'AM on February 8th.
2005. at Polk County
Courthouse, 255 N.
Broadway, Bartow, Flor-
ida 33830, the following de-
scribed property:
LOT 3, BLOCK 439, VIL-
LAGE 7, NEIGHBORHOOD 2
WEST, POINCIANA SUBDI-
VISION, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF RE-
CQRDED IN PLAT BOOK 55,
AT PAGES 5-18, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF
POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA.
All sales are to be held at
the east end of the east
corridor, first floor, of the
Polk County Courthouse lo-
cated at 255 North Broad-
way Avenue, Bartow, Flor-
ida. Please note that the
main entrance is located on
Church Street. No entry is
possible from Broadway
Avenue. In the event any
temporary change of loca-
tion is necessary, the Clerk
shall post a "Notice of
Change" at the sale location
directing the bidders to the
temporary sale location.
If you are a person with dis-
abilities who needs any ac-
commodation in order to
participate in this proceed-
ing, you are entitled at no
cost to you, to the provi-
sion of certain assistance.
Please contact the O'ffice of


007232
The East half of Lot 23 in
Block G of MORTON'S ADDI-
TION to Lakeland, according
to the map or plat thereof as
recorded in Deed Book "Q" at
Page 79, of the Public Re-
cords of Polk County, Florida.
PARCEL 7
Lot 14 and the South 13.8 feet
of Lot 13, Block J ALBERT
PARK ADDITION, Lakeland,
Florida, according to the plat
thereof as recorded in Plat
Book 3, Page 25, Public Re-
cords of Polk County, Florida.
I.D. No. 232823-108500-
010131
PARCEL 8
I D. NO. 252823-125000-
000323
PART OF Lot 3, MARTHA S.
POTTS SUBDIVISION, AC-









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FOR SALE
1930's Chifforobe $300. Call
709-1246 after 6 p.m.
2 100 mg. zip drives with
SCSI connections for Macin-
tosh. $30 each OBO. Call
Joanne 533-4183.
3 DELUXE styling stations
$900. 1 deluxe nail station
w/vent $75. 698-8979.
3 SCANNERS for Macintosh.
Have SCSI connections. $40
each or best offer. Call
Joanne at 533-4183.
ATTIC INSULATION
Blown in fiberglass by
licensed contractor.
Low price. High quality.
LOWER ELECTRIC
BILLS NOW.
863-409-8695.
DINET GLASS table w/4
chairs. Brand new. Asking
$300. Please call if interested
@ 519-3486.
ONE COUCH, chair, ottoman,
pair of matching end tables,
dining room table with four
chairs, slate coffee table with
matching end tables. All just
over one year old. Very good
condition. Everything $1,000
OBO. Call 528-8625.
TANNING BED. Leisure Tan,
Solarium Bronze Model 16.
Asking $350. Call 285-7220.


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Leader. 285-8625. No lie.


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items disappear.

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Miscellaneous


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standard installation. 2 MONTHS FREE HBO &
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Internet slow? PC
Crashing? Let us
investigate. We come
to your computer for
software/hardware
maintenance/upgrades
Call Janet Bearrentine
Investigations.
863-534-4323 or
863-512-0180.


VEHICLE
FOR SALE
1994 GMC Club Cab, excel-
lent mechanical condition.
Asking $4,500. 1992 Chevy
pickup. Asking $2,000. 289-
2696.
CLASS A 27-foot 1985 South-
wind GMC motor home. Ex-
cellent condition, low miles,
$9,000 OBO. 1997 Wrangler
4x4 5-speed, AC, $7500,
OBO. 534-3206.

LOST
BLACK WITH white marking.
Area of Davidson Street
around first of month. 425-
2034.
DOG, BLACK and tan mini
pinscher with blue collar in
area of West Georgia St. Any
information. If found, call 533-
1037, 255-6812.. .

FOUND
DOG, JAN. 1, near library.
Hillsborough tag. Call to iden-
tify. 512-1138.
HAVE YOU lost your cat? Al-
so need loving homes for sev-
eral cats, kittens and adults.
Call 533-6951.
MALE MINI-PINCHER w/blue
collar. Found in vicinity of Flo-
ral Lakes, Bartow. Phone 640-
6450.
SMALL WHITE dog near 555.
534-3958.

FREE
55-GALLON STEEL Drums.
Contain residue of soy-based
printing ink. They're behind
The Democrat on Summerlin
Street. Help yourself.
FREE TO good home. Puppy,
61/2 months old. Pit and Cur
mix. Green eyes with red hair.
Call 537-1866.
WOOD PALLETS. No two
alike. Stack stuff on 'em. Use
'em for firewood. Just don't
bring 'em back. Outside The
Democrat, Florida Avenue
and Summerlin Street. Come
help yourself.

NOTICE
IDENTITY THEFT, our na-
tion's #1 fastest growing
crime. There is a solution. Call
for details. Cecilia Lewis, 863-
537-4608.
TO WHOM this may concern;
You are hereby given notice
that I, Harold-lrvin of the
Standard family, does hereby
lay claim to the appellation
"Harold-lrvin :Standard", in
equity back to age of majority
nunc pro tunc and; any unau-
thorized use of appellation
without My express written
consent and/or the conver-
sion, or attempted conversion,
through 'use', misnomer, idem
sonans, improper spelling, ab-
breviation, capitalization, initi-
alizing, nick-naming, offending
party shall pay Me $5,000.00
per occurrence in Gold and/or
Silver coin specie, face value,
upon their default. Any party
wishing to take exception to,
refute, rebut, or object to this
Notice must do so by affidavit
under the pains and penalties
of perjury, no champions(s)
will be accepted in your stead,
within thirty(30) days of first
publication, or forever lose
any and all rights, titles, inter-
est, opportunity to do so in
any event. All submission(s)
and/or returns in regards of
this matter should be mailed
to the following: Harold-Irvin
:Standard, c/o Standard, 519
Duchess Court Suite 4, Lake-
land, Florida 33803.

WANTED
SHARK TEETH. I pay top $
for teeth. 407-234-0521.
WANTED
TO BUY
USED FISHING Reels work-
ing or not. 533-9548.

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GENERAL
HELP WANTED

Animal Hospital Office Manager

Mature, Friendly, Dependable and Self-Motivated
person needed.
Community and civic-minded need only apply.
Bartow Resident Desirable.

Must have experience: managing staff, payroll,
accounts payable and receivable.
Computer experience is required.
Quick Books experience a plus.

Send resume to
Dr. Timothy P. Brooks @
Bartow Animal Clinic
1515 US Hwy. 17 South
Bartow, FL 33830


ATTENTION: PERSONS in-
terested in a teaching career.
Pre-School Positions & After-
School positions available
Monday through Friday; No
Nights, No Weekend! All Early
Childhood Education Training
will be paid for. Benefits are
available. -Great opportunity
for H.S. students or college
students! Apply in person: No
phone calls: Fort Meade Child
Development, 15 S. Pine
Ave., Fort Meade. Drug Free
Workplace, EOE.
Auto detailer needed, will
train; must have good drivers
license and be 18 years of
age. Career opportunity. Drug
Free Work Place. See Dave
Carbo, Tom Edwards Chrys-
ler, 1425 W. Main St., Bartow.
BEN HILL Griffin seeking
grove tractor driver with herbi-
cide experience. Excellent
benefits package, EOE, DFW.
hr@bhgriffin.com or 863-635-
2251.
CITRUS HARVESTING and
caretaken company looking
for truck driver and a mechan-
ic. Will start ASAP. Apply to
Tri Britton Inc. 863-537-1343.
DRIVERS WANTED, class A
CDL. Three years experience,
24 or older. Dedicated runs,
home every night. 863-533-
4567.
DRIVERS. Dedicated Lowe's
Acct. Avg. $700 to $1,000. 3
immediate openings! Home
most nights & weekend guar-
anteed!. CDL-A required. 1-
877-428-5627.
www.ctdrivers.com
NEED PART-TIME house-
keeper for two people. Some
cooking, 3-4 hours/day. Prefer
someone who needs to sup-
plement income. References
required. Call 205-9542, leave
message.
MANAGER, MANAGER-
TRAINEE, clerk. Apply XYZ
Liquors, 295 US Highway 17
South, Bartow.
INDUSTRIAL SPRAY
PAINTER
Local Trailer Manufacturer
has opening for an experience
Industrial Spray Painter. Must
Have air assisted/airless ex-
perience Using Acrylic Enam-
el paint. We offer competitive
wages and A full benefits
package.
Apply at:
Human Resources
General Engine.Co., Inc.
Eager Beaver Trailers
14893 Highway 27
Lake Wales, Fl. 33859
MECHANIC Bowling Green
Small Engine. Must have
tools and transportation. Call
863-375-4056.
NEEDED PART time caution
flaggers for local motor cross
track. Saturday and Sunday
from 8:30-4:15. Call 224-
0238.
NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING
salesperson. We have an im-
mediate opening in an estab-.
lished territory. Experience
helpful, but will train. The Polk
County Democrat. Call Linda
at 533-4183.

PROPERTY MANAGER,
maintenance manager for
apartment community in the
Bartow ares. Salary, benefits
and apartment. Fax resume to
561-588-1533. EOE.


OFFICERS NEEDED
IMMEDIATE OPENINGS
Allied Security has immediate
openings in Polk and East
Hillsborough Counties. Must
have clean criminal record.
HS/GED, drug free and Class
D S.O. License. We offer full
medical, dental, vision, retire-
ment, paid vacations, paid
holidays and free uniforms.'
We pay above the norm. 2nd
& 3rd shifts available. Call 1-
800-821-3012. Interviews in
Lakeland Wed. EOE/M/F/D/V.
PLANT SHOP HOST
Historic Bok Sanctuary is
currently seeking a part-time
Plant Shop Host for its Tower
and Garden Gift Shop. The
primary duty of this position is
to oversee, develop.and pro-
vide hands-on maintenance
-and customer service for the
Plant Shop. Flexibility to work
holidays and weekends is a
must. for additional details re-
garding this position and infor-
mation on resume/application
submission, please visit our
website at
www.boksanctuary.org.
Historic Bok Sanctuary is
drug-fee workplace and an
equal opportunity employer.
WANTED 2 drivers with class
A CDL. Instate only. Tanker
and dump. Excellent pay. Call
863-559-8147 or 863-559-
7360.


WELDERS WANTED !
10 FULL TIME
POSITIONS OPEN
NOW

Local Company seeks MIG
welders with 1-2 years ex-
perience welding heavy
steel. Salary commensurate
with ability.

We offer competitive wages
including Group Life &
Health Inc., 401(k) with
Company Match, Paid Vac.
& Holidays, and Profit Shar-
ing.

Apply at: Human Resources
Department
General Engines Co., Inc.
DBA: Eager Beaver Trailers
14893 Highway 27
Lake Wales, FL. 33853
Phone: (863)638-1421
x 223
Fax: (863) 638-3705.



MEDICAL
HELP WANTED
HIRING IMMEDIATELY -
Central Florida Health Care,
Inc. Medical Records Clerk -
Wauchula Center. LPN with
valid FL License, Competitive
salary, excellent medical/den-
tal/vision/Rx insurance. Send
Resume to: CFHC, 950 CR
17A West, Avon Park, FL
3385, Fax # (863)452-3011.
EOE/DFW.
HIRING IMMEDIATELY -
Central Florida Health Care,
Inc. LPN Wauchula Center.
LPN with valid FL License,
Competitive salary, excellent
medical/dental/vision/Rx in-
surance, pension plan. Corpo-
ration pays for LTD & life in-
surance. Send Resume to
CFHC, 950 CR 17A West,
Avon Park, FL 33825, Fax
#(863)452-3011. EOE/DFW


APARTMENT
FOR RENT
1 bedroom apartment unfur-
nished, $125 weekly. utilities
included. $400 deposit. Air
conditioning. 533-3237.
1 BEDROOM clean, quiet,
suitable for adult. No pets.
Near Patterson Park in Fort
Meade. $320 per month. Call
533-1737.
1 BEDROOM, fully furnished,
electric, cable. $550 per
month plus deposit.863-285-
7203 cell 863-781-6952.
BARTOW, 1 bedroom, fur-
nished. No pets. Call after
6:00 p.m. 646-0109.
2 BEDROOM fully furnished,
CHA, cable and electric in-
cluded. Nice neighborhood.
$750 per month plus deposit.
863-285-7208 or cell 863-781-
6952.
2 BEDROOM, unfurnished,
CHA, $550 per month plus
deposit. 863-285-7203 or cell
863-781-6952.
495 GUAVA Street Apt. #2,
Bartow 1 bedroom/1 bath,
$275 month, $250 deposit,
Call 863-603-7715 or 863-
533-4482.
COLONIAL SQUARE Apart-
ments. Remodeled 1 and 2
bedroom. Starting at $445.
Water, sewer, garbage includ-
ed. 533-4651.
EFFICIENCY APARTMENT
all utilities included, swimming
pool. 533-5553.
UNDER NEW
MANAGEMENT
COUNTRY LIVING
Single story homes. Like new
studios and 1 bedroom.
starting at $379.
Bear Creek Apartments
863-534-3243 / 863-533-0180

HOUSE
FOR RENT

THREE BEDROOM, 1 bath
across from Fort Meade High
School. No pets. References
required. $575/month and se-
curity deposit. 285-6166.

HOUSE
FOR SALE
AFFORDABLE BARTOW
HOME Lovely 3 bedroom, 1
bath new carpet, paint and
kitchen. Range price $56,900-
$64,900. Mardy or Randy @
Lockhart & Associates.
863-293-1234. P4573053.
MOBILE HOME
FOR RENT
2 BEDROOM, 2 bath, CHA,
appliances, quiet area. W/D
hookups. Close to Bartow.
$475 monthly. 863-559-2230
or 863-647-1958.
MOBILE HOME
FOR SALE
LOVELY HOME in Floral
Lakes. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 2
car carport, utility room. #309.
Call 687- 0690.
TWO BEDROOMS, large
kitchen and living room. CHA.
Large lot east of Bartow, 309
Lime St. $45,000. Call 559-
5460.


COMMERCIAL
PROPERTY
FOR SALE
MOTEL FOR sale in Fort
Meade includes office and 2
bedroom apartment and 2
bedroom house. Call 863-
285-8040.
OFFICE SPACE
FOR RENT
510 S. Broadway, Office for
rent, 1200 square feet, $900
month deposit. 1 year lease.
Call 863-603-7715 or 863-
533-4482.



CHILD CARE
WILL KEEP your child in my
home, evenings, nights and
weekends. References. Prefer
10 and under. Will provide
snacks and meals. 533-5760
or 712-5182.


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SPOTLIGHT ON BUSINESS


ports


RICK DAVILA'S SELF-NAMED soccer team, Davila's
Terminators finished first in the Peace River Soccer Association in the
under 14 division with a record of 9-0-1. The team had just. come off a
second place finish .at the Judges Cup Tournament in December.
Pictured are (from left) back row Coach Rick Davila, Kyle Douberly,
Mike Castro, Tom 'Bevis, Hunter Garret, Dustin Moore, Robert


ews


Sanchez, Leo Davila, Danny Leckie, Jessie Coronado, C.J. Rivers and
Coach-Jessie Coronado. Front row Drew Guffey, Cameron Douberly,
Craig Leckie, Mauricio Guzman, Joey Schley, Cole Mitchell, Juan
Davila and Stephen Bryan. Not pictured is team mom Laurie Schley.
- (Photo provided)




BARTOW'S ISAIAH KELLEY had a good night on Thursday
against the Celebration Storm, but as a team, the Yellow Jackets did-
n't. Despite Kelley's .team-high 20 points, Bartow fell to 0-4 in the dis-
trict with a 62-59 loss. On Saturday, the team couldn't hold off a late
surge from Evans High School in the Hardwood Classic in Lakeland
to fall to 3-10 on the season. (Staff photo by Rustin Dwyer)


WINTER HAVEN GOT out
muscled on Thursday in a 2-0 vic-
tory by the Lady Jacket varsity
soccer squad. Bartow's Lateshia
Rivera disposseses a Winter
Haven defender during the con-
test on Thursday. The victory
clinched a number one seed in
the upcoming district tourna-
ment. The 'next night, the girls
went on to blow out Lakeland 5-
1. With the victories, Bartow
moves, to 12-4-1 on the season. -
(Staff photo by Rustin Dwyer)


Mocs End Skid Against.
Nationally Ranked Opponent


Florida Southern has been
v, ait ing for. Braxton Williams to
return to form for almost a.
month. Saturday afternoon he
did, just in time to spark the
Moccasins to a 50-46 win over
17th ranked Barry University, a
win that snapped a-four-game
losing streak and gives Florida
Southern new, life in the Sun-
shine State Conference.
Williams led the Moccasins
(11-4, 2-3) with a career-high 16
points, including 10 in the final
eight- minutes," while making
four 3-pointers and pulling down
five rebounds. The freshman
from Cocoa Beach had been one
of the team's top scorers the first
three games of the season before
a badly sprained ankle kept him
out of the next five. In the first
six games since his return he'd
scored a total of only 21 points
but on, Saturday he was the
weapon of choice.
"The Williams brothers really
stepped up today," said FSC
coach Tony Longa. "They had
both been struggling and their
play is what elevated us today."
Florida Southern had scored
the first four points of the game
before Barry scored six straight.
Williams then hit consecutive 3-
pointers for the Moccasins, sand-
wiched around a layup by Bar-


ry's Calix N'Diaye, to put FSC
ahead 10-8, a lead it maintained
the rest of the first half.
That lead held up even
though Florida Southern failed
to hit a field goal after a 'Thomas
jumper at the 8:52 mark. The
Mocs' only points after that came
from Blake Williams who made
four free throws in the final
three minutes of the half. He
and his brother Braxton were
Florida Southern's leading scor-
ers in the first half with .six
points apiece while Kenny Eban-
yat was shut out and Boykin-
scored just two.
"What a big win this was.
having to overcome 12-for-22
free throw shooting and losing,
Kenny so early," said Longa. "
Barry is one of the best teams in
the league, and to come down
here and win on their court
against a nationally ranked
team while having to overcome
those problems is just huge."
Florida Southern's defense
rose to the occasion too, limiting
the. Buccaneers to .only 28 per-
cent shooting in the game and 21
percent in the second half.
The Moccasins return home
for their next game on, Wednes-
day night against the University
of Tampa at 7:30 p.m.


Gun Violence Prevention


Program Set
"Gun ViQlence Assessment for
Polk County" will be presented
by the Gun Violence Prevention
Committee of the League of
Women Voters at the January
Thursday Topics meeting on
Thursday, Jan. 20, at noon in
the Community Room of the
Lakeland Police Department.
The police department is lo-
cated on Massachusetts Avenue
in downtown Lakeland.
The committee's efforts have
included working in support of
the Justice Department's Safe
Neighborhood's program which
delivered thousands of gun locks


In Lakeland
for free distribution in Polk
County.
The handout the committee
distributes. "Ten Things You
Can Do to Protect Your Family
from Gun Violence," emphasizes
common-sense precautions such
as using gun locks or gun safes,
storing ammunition separately,
asking if guns are properly
stored when children go to play
at friends houses, modeling con-
flict resolution and limiting chil-_
dren's exposure to TV violence.
The program is free and open
to the public. A box lunch will be
available for a donation.


A great part of courage is the courage of having done. the thing
before.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson


County Offers New Live

Call-in Television Show


I Expanding on the county's
philosophy of open communica-
tion between the government
and citizens, Polk's 'Government
. Television (PGTV) will launch a
live call-in show on Tuesday,
Jan. 18.
"Issues & Answers" features
County Manager Mike Herr,
along with other county officials,
who will discuss timely issues of
interest to residents.
Throughout the discussion,
viewers can call a phone number
listed on the screen, and panel-
ists will answer questions during
the show.
Tuesday's program focuses on
the state of the county and the
organization plan for Polk
County government.
Future topics include the 100-
year plan for the North Central
Landfill, transportation project
updates, northeast Polk County.
issues, legislative concerns,
budget preparation, citizen sur-
vey, Polk Vision, healthcare,
public safety and growth man-
agement, to name a few.


Mike Herr will rotate with
Deputy County Manager Jim
Freeman, Deputy County Man-
ager Jim Roden, and Assistant
County Manager Lea Ann Tho-
mas on shows throughout the
year.
"Issues & Answers" airs live
every two weeks on Tuesdays
from 6:30-7 p.m. beginning Jan.
18, and replays Wednesdays at
7:30 a.m., Thursdays at 1:30
p.m., Fridays at 10 p.m., Satur-
days at 8:30 a.m., Sundays at 8
p.m., and Mondays at 4:00 p.m. (
unless preempted by live .meet-
ing coverage).
Those outside the county or
without cable access can use
their computers to watch "Issues
& Answers" by going to the
county website at www.polk-
county.net and launching the
web streaming function.
For additional information
about "Issues & Answers" or any
other PGTV programming oppor-
tunities, contact Joan Davies,.
PGTV programming director, at
534-5997.


Have an idea for a story or
photo? Please call
The Democrat, 533-4183


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Lakeland

Fireballs

Meeting Set
The monthly meeting of the
Goldwing Road Riders Associa-
tion Lakeland Fireballs FL2-L
Chapter is planned for Wednes-
day, Jan. 19, at Barnhill's Res-
taurant, 5216 South Florida Ave-
nue, Lakeland.
The meeting will begin with
dinner at 6 p.m. and a discussion
of upcoming events at 7 p.m.
The meeting is open to motor-
cycle enthusiasts and riders,
For information on the group,
call 860-4762 or visit www.lake-
landfireballs.org on the web.

Bartow Players
Named to 2004
All-State Team
Two Bartow High School sen-
iors were named to the 2004
Florida class 3A all-state high
school football team, as selected
by the Florida Sportswriters As-
sociation.
Offensive lineman Brad Hires
was named to the third team of-
fense while linebacker Geno
Johnson was named to the third
team defense.

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