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Title: Glades County Democrat
Alternate Title: Democrat
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Glades Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Moore Haven Fla
Creation Date: July 21, 2005
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Moore Haven (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Glades County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Glades -- Moore Haven
Coordinates: 26.834167 x -81.096111 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1922.
Numbering Peculiarities: Vol. 8, no. 12 (June 21, 1929) issue misdated 1920.
General Note: Editors: R.B. Child, <1926>; Keathley Bowden, <1929>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 5, no. 29 (Sept. 24, 1926).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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At a Glance

Storm talk
Chief Meteorologist Tom
SRector of NBC 2 TV 20 will be
the featured speaker tonight
at the Muse Community
Building CR 720/Loblolly Bay
Road. Everyone is urged to
attend. As Tom has said
countless times: We can't
learn too much about hurri-
canes and tropical storms,
and this is appearing to be an
- active year. Now before this
-area is directly affected is the
time to prepare. This area is
Fortunate to have an expert
like Tom to speak to the com-
munity. He will be intro-.
duced promptly at 7 p.m.
-There will be no business
meeting until after his pres-
entation. There will be a
question and answer period
following Tom's talk, after
which the public is free to
leave.

Lakeport Water
Association
Lakeport residents plan to
attend the Lakeport Water
Associations 39th annual
Meeting on Saturday, July 23
at Northlake Estates at 10
a.m. Two Board seats will be
Selected and important issues
-will be discussed. Bring your,
:invitation to enter the draw-
ing for door prizes, 24-inch
-TV, DVD, VCR combo is the
grand prize.

Lion's Club to
hold meeting
The Moore Haven Lions
Club has begun its summer
schedule: The next- meeting
will be Tuesday, Aug. 9.
Thereafter, in September, the
regular schedule of meetings
on the second and fourth
Tuesday of each month will
resume. All meetings will
have dinner and "are at the
American Legion Hall in
Moore Haven starting at 5:30
p.m. For questions, please
contact Kirby Sullivan at
(863) 946-2556.

Flea Market
re-opening
Moore Haven flea market
will re-open and will be
offering their spaces for free
to sell your stuff. For more
information, call (863) 227-
6173 or (863) 946-0037, ask
for Ricardo.

Economic Council
Meetings
The Glades County Eco-
nomic Development Council
normally meets the first Mon-
.dy of the month at 6:15 p.m.
in the conference room at
Glades Electric Cooperative.
If you are not a member,
please contact the EDC about
Joining. If you are a member,
please plan to attend the
meetings. As the Main Street
effort, and other initiatives
move forward, we will need a
host of knowledgeable volun-
teers to serve on various
committees and we encour-
,age your participation,


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Opinion . . .4
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Moore Haven. Fla. Thursday, July 21, 2005 Volume 79, Number 5


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Landfill: Blessing or curse?




Landfill: Blessing or curse?


By Bill Fabian
Republic Services, a waste
disposal company with extensive
services in cities across the
nation, appears to be the front-
runner for a regional landfill
operation in Glades County.
Proponents of the project
argue that Glades County is an
ideal location for a regional land-
fill, that such a project will have
minimal environmental impact
on the approximate 100 acres to
be used, and, primarily, that-the


county desperately needs the
cash infusion from a regional
landfill.
However, putting a landfill in
your backyard is like deciding
where to house prisoners. The
garbage has to go somewhere,
and there is bound to be a place
that will largely benefit if a site is
designated for regional landfill
use. Like the INS facilities in
Glades County, a landfill would
bring in a lot of cash, along with a
standard set of complaints, as


well as many unforeseen prob-
lems that' could occur during its
maintenance.
Republic Services has recently
been involved in a lawsuit that
cited extensive violations in its
landfill in Racine, Wisconsin.
According to the Wisconsin
Department of Justice, the Fort
Lauderdale-based company was
responsible for environmental
violations that resulted in a settle-
ment agreement of $475,000
between Republic and the Wis-


consin DOJ. sin DOJ release, which placed
"Republic Services has had a the violations on a timeline
number of ongoing solid and---between 2000 and 2002.
hazardous waste violations at the "Under the settlement,
Kestrel Hawk Facility (in Racine), Republic Services has agreed to
including the following: Unau- evaluate and modify, as needed,
thorized emissions of landfill its Kestrel Hawk operations to
gases, failing to maintain gas ensure that the Kestrel Hawk
wells, failing to operate leachate Facility is properly operated and
extraction pumps, failing to han- properly maintained," Wisconsin
dle leachate properly, allowing Attorney General Peg Lauten-
erosion, and failing to maintain schlager said. "For the health of
drainage ditches and sedimenta-
tion structures," stated a Wiscon- See Landfill Page 10


HGMHC


receives



award

Mr. Kenneth Holley, board
-president, announced that
Hendry-Glades Mental Health
Clinic and its "enhanced Hispanic
services" program was recog-
nized by the Florida Alcohol and
Substance Abuse Association as
"Agency of the Year" at its annual
Multi-Cultural event, which took
place June 9 in Clearwater. Mr.
Holley noted that the HGMHC
Board and management have
made a concerted effort over the
past three years planning and
implementing programming that
best address the mental health
and addiction services needs of
the culturally diverse populations
that reside in the Hendry and
Glades area.
Joe Hosick, HGMHC executive
director, said he is very pleased
with this award.
"We have made a conscious
effort over an extended period of
time to reach out to the Hispanic
and Latino portion of our local
community and this award
means we may have succeeded
to a greater extent in the minds of
our peers."
Mr. Hosick thanked DCF and
the United Way, for their active
participation in HGMHC cultural
diversity efforts with their funding.
- "Both DCF and United Way
approved our proposals and have
followed our progress closely."
Mr. Hosick also gave credit to all
HGMHC staff for making such an
award even possible. "Mostly our
staff have made the necessary
effort to address the cultural barri-
ers that exist in every mental
health interaction between a staff
member and person seeking serv-
ices, such as language, trans-
portation, religious beliefs, legal
issues, etc., that may impede the
effective delivery of health and
social services to minorities.
Everyone from receptionist to
counselor to physician is involved
in this program.
See Award -Page 10


Jeff Harrod explains how to handle a rattlesnake to one
of the young employees at Vanishing Species Wildlife, in
Glades County.


New to Glades County, but
not new in Florida, Vanishing
Species Wildlife is now open on
Route 27, one mile north of
Fisheating Creek Campground
at Palmdale.
Founded in 1998 by Jeff and
Barbara Harrod of South Florida,
the Harrods looked for eight
years for a place to call home.
When they found 10 acres on
Route 27, Palmdale, they imme-
diately said this is home. Bar-
bara says, "Home not only to us
but to many exotic animals."
"Education is our main
focus," said Jeff Harrod. "We try
to teach all ages that exotic ani-
mals have their place on our
planet. We put great emphasis
on how people and animals
have to interact, which can be as
common as a dog or cat in our
home, or as exotic as a tiger."
The Harrods take their educa-
tional programs into schools, to
youth events of all sorts, and
church groups. They also wel-


come Eagle Scout projects and
they have special projects set up
for groups to come in and partic-
ipate. Festivals are a natural for
Vanishing Species Wildlife and
anywhere else that people gath-
er and want to learn more about
the animals of this planet.
Barbara adds, "We believe
that everything and everybody
has a place on the planet and it's
up to us to respect this premise.
Personally and privately I would
like to see all animals running
free and doing what they're sup-
posed to do, but we, as human
beings, keep them from doing
this. We take their property, take
their homes, then wonder why
so many species are vanishing.
For instance, we move ourselves
into the Everglades, clear the
land, build a house, then when a
snake slides onto our patio or an
alligator comes to the pool or
pond we get upset. We seem to

See Program Page 10


Local children take 'Safari' U


ORTONA A day at West
Palm Beach Lion County Safari
proved to be the high point of
Ortona's summer's recreation
program for 30 Ortona young-
sters, parents and helpers. At the
end of the trip, an exhausted but
happy, OCA children's program
coordinator De Mitchell said, "For
years, I've wanted to take our
kids on a really special field trip.
Some of these children have
never been to a zoo, let alone up
close to wild animals!"
No one seemed to mind the
hot and humid June weather.
Between morning and afternoon
drives through the animal
reserve, the children had a great
time feeding the birds, and pet-
ting the animals. They also
enjoyed the park amusement
rides, the lagoon with its paddle-
boats, and a picnic lunch.
On a second field trip day the
children traveled to Ft. Myers and
spent the day roller-skating. Dur-
ing their days at the Ortona Com-
munity Center, the children
worked on craft projects, played


Through the darkest regions of the jungle, this young
explorer braves the wilds of Lion Country Safari on her
faithful, and safe, elephant escort.


games and watched movies. The
program included special
"themes" such as "County Fair
Day" when the kids feasted on
hot dogs, cotton candy and snow
cones.
On "Pizza Day" each child
custom-made and baked his/her


See Safari-- Page 10


Submitted to Independent Newspapers/Fran Way
This Ortona youngster made a new friend while enjoying her
field trip to Lion Country Safari.


Air attack: New adventures at new wildlife program
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Photos subrntied to independent Neispapers Barbara Oehlbeck
Annie takes a lunge for the photographer, but all in good-natured fun. Annie isn't hunting the photographer, she's
a resident of Vanishing Species Wildlife, a new wildlife adventure located in Glades County.

Vanishing Species Wildlife: A new breed


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Engagements


The groom-elected is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. John G. Claxton of
Swainsboro, GA. He is the grand-
son of Mr. and Mrs. Hoke Rich, Jr.,
of Swainsboro, GA., and Mr. and
Mrs. John Claxton of Swainsboro,
GA.
The bride-elected is a 2000
graduate of Georgia Southern
University. She is employed as a
Development Manager for the


Memorial Health Foundation and
the Children's Miracle Network in
Savannah, GA.
The groom-elected served in
the United States Marine Corps
and is employed at Gulfstream
Aerospace Corporation in
Brunswick, GA.
The wedding is planned for
Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005 at 2 p.m.
in Swainsboro, GA.


Submitted to Independent Newspapers
Kelli Marie Farner and David Atkinson Jr.
Farner and Atkinson granddaughter Kelli Marie Farner
+- r.-; AfA- hmir e n rf


Mr. and Mrs. Richard Farner
would like to proudly announce
the coming marriage of their


Mae Collier Pearce
Mae Collier Pearce, 77, of
Okeechobee, died Tuesday, July
12, 2005 at her residence. She was
born Aug. 21, 1927 in Okee-
chobee, the daughter of Reuben
W. and Dorothy Mae Lawrence
Collier. A lifetime resident of this
and surrounding areas, Mrs.
Pearce was a homemaker and a
member of the Buckhead Ridge
Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by
two brothers, Wesley and Robert
Collier.
Survivors include her beloved
husband of 50 years; D.L. Pearce
of Okeechobee; son, Mark Hunter
(Patti) Pearce of Okeechobee;
daughter, Phyllis Norris of Okee-
chobee; grandchildren, Chuck
Norris of Howard, Kansas, Ellie
Norris, Caleb Pearce, Chase
Pearce and Cutter Pearce, all of
Okeechobee and Austin Cole
Pearce of Florida; four great
grandchildren, Colton, Reece,
Macey and Matlyn; sister, Martha
Woodward (Bobby) of Moore
Haven; a host of beloved nieces,
nephews and longtime caregiver,
EmaJaimes.
Visitation was held at Buxton's
West Lake Funeral Home, 805
Hwy. 27 N, Suite 1, in Moore
Haven, on Sunday July 17, 2005,
from 4-6 p.m.
Funeral services were conduct-
ed on Monday, July 18, 2005 at
Oakview Baptist Church, 677
S.W.32 Street. Rev. Dr. John Keith,
pastor, officiated and interment
and the burial were at Evergreen
Cemetery.
All arrangements were under
the direction and care of the Bux-
ton Funeral Home and Crematory.
Virgil Wayne Wolfe
Virgil Wayne Wolfe, 77, of
Moore Haven, died Tuesday, July
12, 2005 at his residence, after a
long and courageous battle with
cancer. Born Jan. 20, 1928 in
Lebanon, Ohio, the son of Clifford
and Helen Herold Wolfe.
Virgil had been a resident of
Moore Haven for 20 years. He was
an avid fisherman and a faithful
member and elder of the Fairfield,
Ohio where he owned Linden
Heating and Cooling Company.
He was preceded in death y his
first wife, Marian R. Wolfe; sister,
Mildred Bushman; and sister-in-
law, Betty E. Wolfe.
Survivors include his beloved
wife of three years, Barbara Riser
Wolfe of Moore Haven; daughters,
Mindy Wolfe of Fairfield, Ohio and
Gayle Wolfe (Tom) Riser of Lake-
port; son, Clifford John Wolfe of
Lakeport; stepdaughter, Judy
(Roger) McVey of Lakeport;
grandchildren, Patrick, Matthew,
Michael, Mark (Lisa) and Ashlie;
great grandchildren, Ashely,
Brooke and Alek; brother, Ken-
neth (Jeanne) Wolfe of Fairfield,
Ohio; and many nieces and
nephews and friends.


o uDavid AtkinsonI Junior, 1son Ul
David and Jennifer Atkinson of
Clewiston. Wedding plans are for
Spring of 2006.


A memorial service was held
on Saturday, July 16, 2005 at the
Lakeport Christian Church in
Lakeport, Florida.
In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be made to
Lakeport Christian Church build-
ing fund, 1650 E. SR 78 NW, Lake-
port, FL 33471.
All arrangements were under
the direction and care of Buxton's
West Lake Funeral Home and Cre-
matory.
Barbara Jean Cato
Barbara Jean Cato, 69, of Live
Oak, Florida, passed away on
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 in her
home after a long illness. The
Moore Haven native moved to
Live Oak from Jacksonville in
1978, was a homemaker and a
member of Westwood Baptist
Church in Live Oak, Fla. Mrs. Cato
was preceded in death by her hus-
band, Dale Cato, Sr.
Survivors include her daughter,
Karen C. (Mike) Williams of Live
Oak, her son, Dale G. (Mary) Cato,
Jr. of Live Oak, three brothers,
David (Dee) Twiddy, of Oviedo, FL,
Richard (Ellen) Twiddy, of San-
ford, FL and Charles (Shirley)
TN\ idd\ o1 Fort Pierce. FL seven
grandchildren and seven great-
grandchildren also survive.
Memorial services were held
on Sunday, July 17, 2005 at 4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, family,
request donations be made to
Westwood Baptist Church Build-
ing Fund, 920 S.W. 11 Street, Live
Oak, FL 32064.
Daniels Funeral Home of Live
Oak, FL was in charge of all
arrangements.
Loraine (Me Taggart)
Brown
Loraine (Mc Taggart) Brown of
Belle Glade, passed away in West
Palm Beach on July 11, 2005 at the
age of 90. Born in Blairsville, GA
on March 25,1915. She was a resi-
dent of Belle Glade since 1937 and
a member of the First Baptist
Church of Belle Glade. She retired
from the Palm Beach County
School system in 1978.
She is preceded in death by her
first husband James Hugh Mc Tag-
gart in 1962, her second husband
James Leroy Brown in 1993 and
her son Robert Erin Mc Taggart in
1995.
Mrs. Brown is survived by her
daughter, Yvonne (Bob) Reece of
Wellington, FL, her daughter-in-
law Maria Mc Taggart of Biloxi,
Miss., step sons Rankin (Eleanor)
Brown of Silver Springs, FL, Bobby
(Diane) Brown of Jacksonville, FL,
Mike (Joyce) Brown of Maui,
Hawaii, step daughter Joyce (HV)
Draa of Mobile, AL. Three grand-
children: Keith Reece and Douglas
Coy (Kathy) Reece of Wellington,
FL and Debbi (Lary) Lynch of Ray-
mond, Miss., and three great
grandchildren Corey and Brayden
Reece and Zachary Lynch.


Submitted to Independent Newspapers
Kelly Dykes and John Claxton to wed


Dykes and Claxton
Mrs. Dorothy R. Dykes of
Swainsboro, GA and Mr. and Mrs.
Larry C. Dykes of Clewiston,
announces the engagement of
their daughter Kelly Renae Dykes
and John Benjamin Claxton of


She will be missed by her fami-
ly and many friends. Our loss is the
Lord's gain.
Funeral services were held on
Friday, July 15, 2005 at Glades
Funeral Chapel with Rev. Terry
Townsand officiated interment,
followed by burial at Forever-
glades Cemetery in Belle Glade.
Dale Lewis Yates
Dale Lewis Yates, 71, passed
away in Clewiston, July 9, 2005
after a long illness. He was born in
Packwaukee, Wisconsin on
March 30, 1934 the son of Charles
Rufus and June Ellen (Krinkey)
Yates. He attended grade school in
Paukwaukee and graduated from
Endeavor High School in 1951. He
spent two years in the U.S. Army,
worked at Badger Ordnance and
was a truck driver for many years.
He is survived by two brothers,
Charles Wayne (Beverly) of Bonita
Springs, FL, and Eugene of Pack-
waukee and Houston, TX; nieces
and nephews and special friend
Cindy Eaton. He was preceded in
death by his parents, a brother
Phillip and an infant sister, June.
Condolences may be sent to
Gene Yates, P.O. Box 52, Packwau-
kee, WI 53953 or Charles Yates,
37556 Hoenie Drive, Bonita
Springs, FL 34135.
A memorial service is planned
in Clewiston. Dale's ashes will be
buried in a family plot in Underhill
Cemetery, Packwaukee, WI.
In lieu of flowers, please make
donations to Hope Hospice in
Clewiston and the American Can-
cer Society.
Robert William Hahn
Robert William Hahn, 90, of
Lake Placid, formerly of Dixon,
died Saturday, July 16, 2005, at
Rosewood Senior Care Center,
Lake Placid. He was a pipe fitter
for the Dixon State School for 38
years prior to his retirement in
1973.
Howard was born July 21,
1914, in Clinton County, Illihois,
near Shattue. He married Leona
Mahalovich on July 21, 1937, in
Dixon. She preceded him in death
on July 6, 1978. He married Faye
Thomas on Dec. 31, 1979, in
Nachusa, IL.
Howard was a member of the
First Methodist Church, Moore
Haven, life member of Dixon Elk's
Lodge B.P.O.E. #779, charter
member of Moose Lodge #2417,
Rock Head Ridge, FL, life member
of VF.W Post 540, Dixon, Ameri-
can Legion Post 12, Dixon, and the
Steam Fitters and Plumbers Local
Union #25.
Survivors include his wife Faye
of Lake Placid, two step-sons,
Clyde Eugene (Valerie) Thomas,
Downers Grove, IL, Glen Edward
(Dianne) Thomas, Lakeport, one
step-daughter, Helen Faye Huf-
ford, Moore Haven; 13 grandchil-
dren; 20 great grandchildren; and
11 nieces and nephews.
Howard was preceded in death


Swainsboro, GA.
The bride-elected is the grand-
daughter of the late Mr. Elton
Roberson and the late Mrs. Delle
Sherrod of Swainsboro, GA and
the late Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Dykes
ofVidalia, GA.


by his parents; one brother, and
one sister.
Funeral service was held on
Saturday, July 23, 2005 at 10 a.m.
at the Preston-Schilling Funeral
Home, Dixon, Rev. Tony Hawkins,
pastor of the First United
Methodist Church, Dixon officiat-
ed. Burial with full military grave-
side service was held at St. John's
Cemetery, Viola, IL. Visitations
were held at the funeral home on
Friday, July 22, 2005 from 6-8 p.m.
All arrangements were under
the direction of Preston-Schilling
Funeral Home, Ltd.


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A
Healthier
Life


with Katrina Elsken


Be ready


for the


hurricane


season
As hurricane season progress-
es, Floridians have gotten used to
checking the National Hurricane
Center's Web site regularly. If
your hurricane supplies are
stocked up, other precautions can
help get you through the storm
season:
Keep the laundry caught up
as much as possible. If a storm is
headed our way, you'll be glad to
have clean clothes and lots of dry
towels. And if we don't have a
hurricane, you'll still need clean
clothes.
Gas up all of your vehicles -
you might need them. For exam-
ple, if a tree falls across the drive-
way, trapping your family car in
the garage, you'll be glad if you
gassed up the truck you don't
drive very often.
If you have an RV, keep it
fueled. One reader told me that
after Hurricane Frances left their
neighborhood without power, the
family piled into the RV, only to
find it was out of gas. The last
time they drove it, they forgot to
fill it up.
Check the food you have in
the freezer and consider eating
some of it. If the power is out for
an extended time, running a gen-
erator to just keep a freezer cold
can get expensive especially
considering the price of gasoline.
Reducing the amount of perish-
able food on hand means that
much less to spoil.
If you have room in the
freezer, start saving ice so you
won't have to buy it in case of a
storm. If a storm is coming close,
fill a cooler with drinks and ice. If
you go to a shelter, you'll want to
take the cooler with you. If you
stay home and your home loses
power, you'll have cold drinks on
hand (If wed6eh'thaVe' a storm,
you can use the extra ice for par-
ties.)
If you have a generator, read
the instruction manual and work
out a chart for which appliances
* can be plugged into it at the same
time. If you don't have the instruc-
tion manual, look up the manu-
facturer online to get one. Last
year some people damaged appli-
ances or started fires by misusing
a generator.
If you have pets, make sure
you keep stocked up on dry
and/or canned food for them. And
make sure you have a plan for
what you will do with them if you
have to evacuate. Most shelters
cannot accept pets. Some hotels
will accept small animals, but you
need to call in advance.
Before making any changes in
your diet or exercise plan, consult
your doctor. This is especially
important if you are on any pre-
scription medications. Some
drugs interact badly with foods
that would otherwise be consid-
ered "healthy".


Alico, Inc. makes land deal


SuDmiheO ic Indceper.eni Newspapers
Celebrate with music
The Celebration Singers will be singing at Canal Point
Baptist Church August 7 at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to
come.


Camp E-Tu-Makee

receives $5,000 grant

award for library books


CLEWISTON Laura Bush
Foundation for Libraries recently
named Eckerd Youth Alterna-
tives' Camp E-Tu-Makee a recipi-
ent of a $5,000 grant to purchase
books to enhance its library. E-
Tu-Makee earned the distinction
from among more than 1,000
applicants competing for one of
160 grant awards totaling
$770,000.
Funds will be used to pur-
chase books to support a com-
prehensive bibliotherapy com-
ponent of the library program.
Bibliotherapy (utilizing books
and storytelling to help children
cope with life) has been used
extensively with the camp's pop-
ulation as a successful "adjunc-
tive" therapy to the intensive
therapy provided outside the
instructional program.
Books must, first of all, be
chosen for their literary merit,
because reading quality litera-
ture is beneficial to students,
even outside the context of bib-
liotherapy. The focus will be on
literature that reflects the
increase of societal and familial
problems that our youth face, as
well as "grief and loss, and sub-
stance abuse."
Media and instructional staff
will also involve themselves with
students in mutual sharing of lit-
erature and how problems have
been solved by others with simi-
lar issues.
It is a major focus of the
camp's school program to instill
in students that reading for infor-
mation and pleasure is a neces-
sary and positive lifelong activity.
It is also important for students
to understand that they share,
common issues and problems
with other youth in society.
Funds to support a compre-
hensive bibliotherapy compo-
nent will assist the camp in
achieving their therapeutic pro-
gram goals: to enhance the heal-
ing process; to promote cogni-
tive development and learning;


to stimulate creativity and imagi-
nation; and to develop positive
attitudes toward books.
Located in Clewiston, Camp
E-Tu-Makee is a residential treat-
ment program operated by Eck-
erd Youth Alternatives (EYA), a
private, non-private organiza-.
tion. The camp serves boys ages
10-17 with emotional or behav-
ioral problems and helps them
redirect their lives.
About Camp E-Tu-Makee
Camp E-Tu-Makee was estab-
lished in 1983 and is located in
Hendry County. As a year-round,
outdoor therapeutic program, E-
Tu-Makee helps at-risk boys ages
10-17 by providing behavioral
treatment with a fully accredited
educational component. It is one
of five Eckerd Wilderness Educa-
tion System camps in Florida
and one of 18 outdoor therapeu-
tic treatment programs Eckerd
Youth Alternatives operates. In
the Mul .:koee Nane Anmericr
language, E-Tu-Makee means
"Side by Side."
About Eckerd Youth Alterna-
tives
Eckerd Youth Alternatives is a
private not-for-profit organiza-
tion that serves more than 9,500
at-risk and troubled youth each
year. Since 1968, more than
60,000 young people have been
helped through a range of more
than 40 residential and commu-
nity-based Eckerd youth pro-
grams: outdoor therapeutic
treatment programs, juvenile
justice programs, follow-up
ReEntry programs and Hi-Five
early intervention and preven-
tion services. Headquartered in
Clearwater, Fla., Eckerd Youth
Alternatives provides youth pro-
grams in seven states: Florida,
North Carolina, Georgia, Ten-
nessee, Vermont, Rhode Island
and New Hampshire. For more
information, call (727) 461-2990
or visit their Web site at
www.eckerd.org.


LABELLE Alico, Inc., (NAS-
DAQ: ALCO) a leading agribusi-
ness company operating in Cen-
tral and Southwest .Florida,
announced the closing of the pre-
viously-announced sale of
approximately 4,538 acres in Lee
County, Florida to Ginn LA Naples,
LTD, LLLP for $62.9 million by its
subsidiary Alico-Agri, LTD.
Under the terms of the con-
tract, Ginn paid $6.3 million, or 10
percent of the total purchase price
in cash on July 13 with Alico-Agri
holding a first mortgage that pro-
vides for the balance of the pur-
chase price to be paid in four
equal annual installments togeth-
er with accrued interest. The pro-
ceeds were placed in escrow to
allow for the possibility of a 1031
like-kind exchange should the
company elect that option.
John R. Alexander, chairman
and CEO stated, "We are pleased
to settle this contract, which has
taken four years to close due to
the complexity of the permitting
process.
"The development plan for the
property reflects 334 estate size
waterfront lots located adjacent
to the Florida Gulf Coast Universi-
ty.
"Alico-Agri is exploring its
options under the contract includ-
ing the possibility of a like-kind
exchange. If Alico-Agri chooses to
receive cash, the gain (net of
income taxes of $21.0 million)
over the next two years from this
contract would be $33.4 million
or $4.53 per share, consisting of
approximately $3.3 million or
$0.45 per share to be recognized


in the fourth quarter of fiscal year
2005 and $30.1 million or $4.08
per share recognized in the fourth
quarter of fiscal year 2006 upon
receipt of the first mortgage prin-
cipal payment.
"If Alico-Agri exercises its
option under the like-kind


exchange rules, no gain would be
recognized fof book or tax pur-
poses for the portion of the prop-
erty exchanged. Alico is diligently
exploring the best course of
action to create long-term value
for all of its shareholders,". Mr.
Alexander concluded.


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Do not let those




scorpions win


Pastor John Hicks
First United Methodist Church
A holy man was engaged in his
morning meditation under a tree
whose roots stretched out over
the riverbank. During his medita-
tion he noticed that the river was
rising, and a scorpion caught in
the roots was
about to
drown.
He crawled
out on the
roots and
reached down
to free the scor-
pion, but every
time he did so,
the scorpion
struck back at Pastor
him. An John Hicks
observer came
along and said to the holy man,
"Don't you know that's a scorpi-
on, and it's in the nature of a scor-
pion to want to sting?" To which
the holy man replied, "That may,
well be, but.it is my nature to
save, and must I change my
nature because the scorpion does
not change his?"
There is a lot going on around
us and there is a lot of pressure for
us to close our eyes to certain situ-
ations, to compromise some of
the values we have, and in some
instances to change our very
nature because of the nature of
those around us.
SShould we change our nature
just because the scorpions of the
world do not change theirs?
Any successful artist or athlete
Will tell you there is a price to be
paid for excellence. There is sacri-
fice, but there is also reward. Like-
wise, with Christians, there is a
price to be paid for excellence.
Sometimes we may get stung. But


there is also a reward.
It has been my observation
that even the holiest people I
know have grown in wisdom and
grace over time by paying the
price, every day, of living a life of
faith. Not many of us will rise to
the fame of a Billy Graham or a
Mother Theresa, but all of us may
be an example in the faith that
will inspire someone and make a
powerful impact.
Several centuries ago in a
mountain village in Europe, a
wealthy nobleman wondered
what legacy he should leave to his
townspeople. He decided to build
them a church. No one was per-
mitted to see the plans or the
inside of the church until it was
finished. At its grand opening, the
people gathered and marveled at
the beauty of the new church. It
was a masterpiece.
But then someone said, "Wait
a minute! Where are the lamps? It
is really quite dark in here. How
will the church be lighted?" The
nobleman pointed to some
brackets in the walls, and then he
gave each family a lamp, which
they were to bring with them
each time they came to worship.
"Each time you are here," the
nobleman said, "the place where
you are seated will be lighted.
Each time you are not here, that
place will be dark. This is to
remind you that whenever you
fail to come to church, some part
of God's house will be dark."
Each of us has a light to shine.
Without it, the world will be dark-
er. The poet Edward Everett Hale
had this thought: I am only one,
but still I am one. I cannot do
everything, but still I can do
something. And because I cannot
do everything, I will not refuse to
do the something I can do.


Letters to the Editor


Vow to continue
the fight
To the editor:
Floridians have reason to be
concerned and not just about
the threat of more storms this hur-
ricane season. We should be wor-
ried about oil drillers and property
developers because actions of the
Congress and the U.S. Supreme
Court could leave the state vulnera-
ble.
Earlier this summer, I helped
win a hard-fought agreement with
Senate leadership to maintain a
moratorium on oil and gas drilling
off the coast of Florida. It even
includes a large area of the Gulf,
known as Lease Sale 181, that pre-
viously was unprotected by the
ban.
While we prevailed against the
drillers in this instance, Floridians
must remain vigilant. Despite our
opposition, drilling proponents in
the Senate were able to get lan-
guage in a broad energy bill that
allows for an inventory of oil and
gas resources in the Gulf of Mexico
- widely considered a precursor
to drilling. Such efforts jeopardize
Florida's $50-billion-a-year tourism
industry and also encroach on mili-
tary pilot training operations in
waters off our state.
And beyond our beaches, I
intend to help protect Floridians'
private property. A recent Supreme
Court decision expands the right of
government officials to force the
sale of citizen's homes. Historically,
the right of eminent domain has
been invoked for critical projects,
such as roads and schools. Now
the High Court says officials can
seize property for private econom-
ic development projects, like build-
ing condominiums or shopping
centers.
I think our homes should be
safe from the government. And it's
why I sponsored legislation aimed
at preventing the government from


seizing Americans' private property
on behalf of developers.
We only can prepare and
respond when Mother Nature sets
her. sights on Florida. But when it
comes to drillers and developers,
we can continue fighting together
to protect our beaches and our
homes.
Senator Bill Nelson
Bill Nelson is the senior U.S.
senator from Florida.

Trip to D.C. appreciated
Dear editor:
Every summer, Rural Electric
Cooperatives around the country
sponsor students on an education-
al trip to Washington D.C., which
provides the participants the
opportunity to increase their
understanding of the value of rural
electrification and become more
familiar with the history and politi-
cal environment of our great coun-
try.
A student from Moore Haven,
Marielys Figueroa was chosen by
Glades Electric Cooperative, Inc. to
go on this all-expense paid adven-
ture. Two weeks before the trip,
Marielys was presented an
engraved plaque and given the
entire trip itinerary as she was hon-.
ored at a very nice dinner banquet.
Students who live in Glades service
areas and are juniors in high school
are encouraged to apply for this
opportunity of a lifetime. Here is a
thank you letter from Marielys
expressing how much the trip
meant to her.
Dear Glades Electric Coopera-
tive:
I would like to take this oppor-
tunity to thank you for giving me
the chance of experiencing some-
thing that without your help would
have not been possible. This trip
really meant a lot to me because it
allowed me to visit one of the Unit-
ed States' most historical cities. The
excitement that I felt when I heard
that it was an all expense paid trip


was incredible. ThiN" trip was
incredible; it was one of those
experiences that was fun while at
the same time broadened my hori-
zons.
I still can't believe that out of the
people that applied, I wad actually
chosen! This was the first time in
my life that I have ever taken a trip


out of the state, and it is something
that will always be embedded in
my memory. Once, again, I would
like to thank you for this opportuni-
ty and also for taking the time to
read this letter.

Sincerely,
Marielys Figueroa


Pet Corner


Q: Dear Doc Savvy. Is it really
that bad to feed your dog people
food? I give my dog, Rex, scraps
nearly every day, and he does
not have any digestive or weight
problems. Why do vets in gener-
al say it is so bad to do? Jason in
Clewiston.
A: Well that's a great question
Jason! Once upon a time, in a
land not too far away there was
no such .thing as people food or
dog food .there was just
"food"!
I guess I'm trying to make the
point that only a few decades
ago, most families fed the family
dog leftovers from the dinner
table. So why all the big to do
about dog food vs. people food?
In recent years there has


been much research in
nutrition, and veterinar
cine has taken on a wh
outlook for the family pe
As human nutrition
more of an important fa
did domestic animal n
Although it is perfectly ol
my opinion even a bette
to home cook for your p
veterinarians will recom
gpod quality pet, feed
Dogs, cats,, -
hamsters...etc. do hav
own personal nu
requirements, and can
ill if certain vitamins, an
ents are not present in th
ings.
A perfect example
needing to have a


Finding the right words at a sad moment; a celebrate


The Reverend Samuel S.
Thomas, Ph.D.+
Saint Martin's Church, Clewis-
ton

During my past 39 years of
ministry, I've conducted my
share of funerals. Most times
they are sad occasions, giving
people hope at a time of a seri-
ous loss. They serve as
reminders of our inheritance as
members of the household of
the faithful and they give us a
meaningful way of expressing
the grief that is normal -
expected when someone
departs this life.


There have been times when
the burial ,is. punctuated by
something
unexpected. I .:
recall one fam-
ily that con- -
tracted me to |
conduct a .
service for a ---

brother living "
with two sis-
ters in a mod-
est home. Rev. Samuel
They were S.Thomas
immigrants
that knew the horrors of the Sec-
ond World War and then usurpa-
tions of powers by the Commu-


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nists.
They fled to North America
and made a new life. I visited
with the sisters and expressed
my condolences, and offered the
services of the Church. They sat
passively and without emotion.
As I went over.the service, I
explained that I hope that it
would be a personal service -
remembering parts of the life of
their lost brother.
I asked what he did and
received a perfunctory answer. I
asked about hobbies they did-
n't reply. I asked what he did in
his spare time did he like hunt-
ing or fishing, for example? No
reply came forth. I asked about
any activity he might have had
and received a one-word answer:
"Boozing." That wasn't much to
go on! Surely there was some-
thing more to his life than "booz-
ing". "Anything else," I asked?
The one-word answer came
again: "Boozing." I decided that
there must have been more to
this human being than revealed
by his family. What does one say
at funerals anyway?
My answer has always been
that we commemorate a human
life, whose earthly ministry was
done, and who was called home
by a loving God. Very few have
passed through this life without
major struggles, without difficul-
ties, without falling short of their
own ideals or those of others.
I don't believe in long procla-
mations about a saintly life -
that always comes after the
departure from this life, and
sometimes long, long afterward.
I believed that life to be celebrat-
ed is one who shared with others
the hardship and difficulties that
come with every life.


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ed the life of someone "
overcome a great diffi
problem, or who has mad
cial contribution to othei
is worth remembering as
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with little or no difficult
the one that has face
head-on and overcame th
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are well have no need of
cian, but those who
(Matthew9:12ff) and tells
lowers 'Go and learn w
means.'" He goes on to t
"For I came not to call tl
eous but sinners." The c
God is not for the perfect
pect they would already b
into Heaven, but these v
growing toward perfectio
I could only imagine
might have meant to hav
country taken hostage
oppressive tyrant, to los
thing one had, to live in cc
fear, to flee one's home
build a new life and sup
remaining family. Suffer
hardship must have been
the imagination of most o
My thoughts were tha
was a man who lived, a
died, knowing hardshi
joys; suffering and renew
of family and loving t
return in short; a
being like the rest of us."
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of human being that th
came and lived among
died. That was a message
sharing and that I shari
the few that came to rer
this child of God who ha
called home. It was enou


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y medi- rine in their diet. If they lack it, it
ole new may cause heart and eye prob-
t's.care. lems. Another example is the
became guinea pig needing vitamin C in
actor, so their diets, or they will develop
nutrition. scurvy. Scurvy is a disease affect-
k, and in ing the teeth and musculo-skel-
r choice letal systems seen only in the
et, most guinea pig and primates.
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instead, to feed your dog ie-fi,,ers from,
rabbits, the table-as lonr asi i is a healrih\
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become your pet's needs. Another pc.int
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eir feed- products for pre-packaged pet
food coming from?
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certain ucts that are not suitable f'oi
human consumption are filtered
into the pet food industry as
J*1 opposed to throwing it away. It's
Ion about economics too! Unless
your pet has a certain medical
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culty or and protein home-cooked meal
de a spe- e.g, chicken and broccoli or car-
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we cel- bit of kibble to help promote
healthy teeth and gums.
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name is Mark, and I'm new to
the South Florida area. There
seems to be so many different
things for my black lab "Nascar"
to get into here. Is there a poison
control phone number for pets?
Just curious, thought it would be
a good idea to have on hand.
Thanks Doc, and by the way nice
photo hint, hint.
A: Well hello Mark, and thank
you! The number is (888) 426-
4435. Also check out the Web
site through the ASPCA. Best
wishes, Doc Savvy.
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Thursday, July21, 2005 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


Police to crack down on DUI enforcement Arrest Reports


By Jose Jesus Zaragoza
PAHOKEE Even before the
statewide campaign "You Drink
and Drive. You Lose" begins, the
officers at the Pahokee Police
Department are getting ready to
target unlawful drivers.
Two weeks into this month
alone, the officers had logged
1,000 traffic citations in anticipa-
tion of the busy Labor Day holiday
period.
According to Acting Police
Chief Calipto Gonzalez, the goal is
to prevent yet another senseless
death from occurring. With the
city of Pahokee joining the cam-
paign, the police department staff
hopes to prevent another tragedy
through a strong enforcement of
driving under the influence laws.
Starting Aug. 19, the police
department will be hot on the trail
of drunk drivers who ignore
established laws and choose to
drive a vehicle rather than get a


ride home. The chances of getting
home without being caught driv-
ing drunk, Chief Gonzalez said,
will be a much harder proposition
through the campaign period,
which ends Sept. 5.
"We're going to be hitting any-
body who breaks the law," he
said.
When drivers forego good
sense, Chief Gonzalez said, the
results can sometimes be deadly.
Chief Gonzalez takes heed of
the sobering statistics that plague
the country as motivation for tar-
geting drunk drivers. The statistics
show that every 32 minutes,
someone in the United States dies
in an alcohol- or drug-related
crash, and every two minutes
someone is injured in an
impaired driving crash.
Chief Gonzalez is no stranger
to the experience, having seen the
scene unravel time and again: A
drunk driver losing control of his
vehicle and crashing into an


unsuspecting driver or pedestrian.
"It's always the innocent per-
son crossing the street who dies,
never the driver of the vehicle," he
said.
If all goes well, that will not be
the case this year, said Chief Gon-
zalez.
Regarding arresting drivers
under the influence, Chief Gonza-
lez said, "We're hoping we won't
have to arrest anyone."
If the increased enforcement
of the issuance of tickets serves as
an proper warning, then residents
and drivers who make use of
Pahokee's roads will think twice
before getting into a vehicle drunk
in August.
Though the program urges
officers to make arrests as an indi-
cator of its success, Chief Gonza-
lez prefers that everyone stays
safe during the upcoming holi-
days. "We're hoping we'll save
somebody's life," said Chief Gon-
zalez.


Arrest Report


Editor's note: The following
arrests are not an indication of
guilt until the final dposition of
the case has been settled in a
court of law. Any individuals list-
ed in the arrest reports may con-
tact the newspaper if the charges
were dismissed, dropped, or if
found innocent, for publication.

Hendry County
Sheriff

Burglary arrest
Sheriff Ronnie Lee announced
that Beverly Marsha May of 1022
Woods Drive, in LaBelle, has been
arrested for burglary of a residence.
HCSO Investigators determined
that May, knowing the residents
were away, entered the residence
and burglarized it. May stated that


she stole the items and traded them
for crack. cocaine. May, was
charged with Burglary of an Unoc-
cupied Dwelling, Theft, Dealing in
Stolen Property and Grand Theft of
a Firearm and booked into the
Hendry County Jail.

Grand theft
auto arrest
Sheriff Ronnie Lee announced
an investigation of a stolen vehicle
and criminal mischief at the Barron
Water Control District at 32P3 Dell-
wood Terrace in LaBelle has result-
ed in the arrest of John William
Chezem III. Chezem stole a 1996
Ford pickup truck and drove it to the
Pioneer Plantation area where he
became bogged in a ditch where he
abandoned the vehicle with the
engine running and fled the area on
foot. Chezem was charged with


grand theft auto, criminal trespass,
,criminal mischief and booked into
the Hendry County Jail.

Illegal window tint
leads to drug arrest
Sheriff Ronnie Lee reports that
when Hendry County Sheriff's
Office deputies stopped a vehicle on
Cowboy Way for illegal window tint
they found much more than dark
wiridows. The driver of the vehicle,
Nelsoned Martinez-Bocanegra, age
22, was charged with possession of
cocaine, possession of cocaine with
intent to sell and for operating a
motor vehicle without a valid drivers
license. The passenger in the vehi-
cle, Jose Franco, age 18, was
charged with possession of marijua-
na under 20 grams. Both men were
arrested and booked into the
Hendry County Jail.


Editor's note: The following
arrest reports are not an indica-
tion ofguilt. Those listed may con-
tact the paper following the final
disposition of their cases for pub-
lication.

Belle Glade
Police Department
July 5: Tony Wayne Shultz, 45,
Uttering a Forgery
Miriam Simms, 19, Uttering a
Forgery
Juvenile, 12, Grand Theft
Juvenile, 14, Burglary, Resisting
arrest without violence
Juvenile, 16 Burglary, Resisting
arrest without violence
Juvenile, 16, Burglary, Resisting
arrest without violence, Posses-
sion of handcuff key
July 7: Tony Wayne Shultz, 45,
Failure to yield to a marked patrol
vehicle, Possession of cocaine.
Wessex Altidor: 19, Domestic
Battery
July 8: Juan Adrade Jr., 23, Dis-
charging a firearm in public
Joseph D. League, 20, Domes-
tic Battery, Child neglect
July 9: Robert Cohran Jr., 33,
Violation of Probation,
Warrant/Possession of Narcotic
Paraphernalia
Cynthia Walker, 43, Throw a
Deadly missile
Juvenile, 16, failure to appear,
Warrant for arraignment/Robbery
George Junior Moore, 53, Tres-
pass
George Smith, 20, Retail Theft

Pahokee Police
Department
July 6: Saqauna Morgan, 22,
BF, Warrant-FTA
July 10: Tyrone Jones,33, BM,
Battery/Domestic
July 12: Farnessa Tate, 20, BF,
Battery
July 15: Richard Brown, 51,


BM, Resist Officer without vio-
lence
July 16: Tyrone L Hickman, 38,
BM, Poss. of cocaine, convicted
felony f/a weapon, carrying
altered serial of f/a.
July 16: Jamar Davis, 20, BM,
Drug under 20 grams poss. of
cannabis
Salicia Jackson, 19, BF, war-


rant, FTA
Derrick Mckenzie, 21, BM,
Eluding police
Jermaine L Sanders, 21, BM,
gambling
July 18: Joseph Mcants, 18,
BM, Poss. of beer under 21, disor-
derly intox.
Sydney Mckelton, BM, disor-
derly intox.


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Drowning prevention tips for a safe and happy summer


The Palm Beach County Sher-
iff's Office cares about the safety
of you and your family. Lakes,
pools, ponds, canals and several
other bodies of water can be
found everywhere you look in this
beautiful South Florida county, so
knowledge is power when it
comes to safety tips.
Did you know in South Florida,
hundreds of children die each
year do to drowning accidents,


and that drowning is the second
leading cause of unintentional
injury-related deaths of children
ages 1-18 in Palm Beach County?
These accidents happen in a
matter of seconds. In the time it
takes to answer the telephone, a
drowning or near drowning could
occur. In order to protect the ones
you love, make sure you follow
these safety tips:
Never leave your child unat-


Sexual preddtoi notification


Richard
Wayne Wilson
The Palm Beach County Sher-
iff's Office is advising the public
about a declared Sexual Preda-
tor, Richard Wayne Wilson, date
of birth: Feb. 3, 1933 who is now
residing at 504 Runyon Vig, Apt
B., Belle Glade, Florida.
Detective Brett Combs of the
Palm Beach County Sheriff's
Office verified this address on
July 7, 2005.
On August 11, 1998, Circuit
Court Judge, Michael D. Miller of
the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit,
Palm Beach County, Florida
declared Richard Wayne Wilson
to be a Sexual Predator pursuant
to Florida Statue 775.21(4).
The Palm Beach County Sher-
iff's Office is in the process of
notifying all licensed day care
centers located within a one-
mile radius of Wilson's resi-
dence.
The following is a description
of Richard Wayne Wilson:
Alias: Richard Wilson,
Richard W. Wilson
Sex: Male
RACE: White
D.O.B.: February3, 1933


Submitted to Independent Newspa-
pers/FDLE Web site
Richard Wayne Wilson
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 141 lbs
Hair: White
Eyes: Blue
Residence: 504 Runyon Vlg,
Apt. B, Belle Glade, Florida
33430


tended near water and know the
dangers of water.
If a child is missing, check the
pools and nearby bodies of water
first, SECONDS COUNT!
Always have safety protection
and equipment around the pool,
and use it properly.
Learn CPR, rescue breathing
and keep a phone poolside in
case of emergencies.
Remove toys from in and,


around the pool when not in use.
Instruct babysitters and care
givers about potential pool haz-
ards, and emphasize the need for
constant supervision.
Teach children how to swim.
Tragedies can happen to any-
one, don't let it be you. For more
information on drowning preven-
tion contact the Drowning Pre-
vention Coalition at (561) 616-
7068.


Crimestoppers

Davis is wanted charges of sexu-
al battery, false imprisonment,
aggravated assault with a deadly
weapon, and unlawful sexual activ-
.ity with certain minors. Davis is also
wanted for violation of probation:
Uttering a forgery
If you have information regard-
ing the whereabouts of Eugene
Elliot Davis, call (800) 458-TIPS
(8477). You may remain anony-
-_ w mous and may be eligible for a
I Af cashreward.


ouUiittedu uo IfUepe.niniti
Newspapers/PBCSO
Eugene Elliot Davis
Crimestoppers of Palm Beach
County is seeking public assistance
in locating the whereabouts of
Eugene Elliot Davis, a.k.a. Willie
Smith, a.k.a. Joe Franklin, a.k.a.
Joseph Cephius Franklin.
Davis is described as a black
male and was born Aug. 8, 1956.
He is 5' 11" tall, has black hair and
brown eyes. Identifying marks
include the word "Buck" tattooed
on his left arm, he has a tattoo on
his right arm, a tattoo on his right
leg and ascar over his right eye.
His last known address is 14th
Street, in West Palm Beach.


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the Department has determined that this water system has generated a Maximum
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Herbert Hoover Dike restoration being planned


By MaryAnn Morris
After years of planning, the
Army Corps of Engineers has
finally been successful in getting
the Herbert Hoover Dike restora-
tion project off the ground. On
June 20, 2005, the Corps official-
ly solicited bids for the first
phase of this critical work. The
Bids are due Aug. 19.
"We estimate about one
week for evaluation, a contract
to be awarded around Sept. 11,
2005 and the chosen contractor
to be able to begin in October,"
said Contract Specialist Pam
Owens with the Army corps of
Engineers in Jacksonville, Flori-
da.
The dike is a critical part of
South Florida's economy. In
1928 a hurricane roared up from
the Caribbean and destroyed
many of the towns along the
lake and thousands of people
died. To prevent this from hap-
pening again, the federal govern-
ment built the Herbert Hoover
Dike, enclosing the lake with a
34-foot high wall of earth, bro-
ken intermittently by channels
that could be opened or closed
to keep water in or let it out.
A rich life has developed
since the dike was built: Sod and
vegetable farms, orange groves
and the sugar industry adds $7
billion and 120,000 full-time jobs
to Florida's economy. The bass
fishing industry adds another
$2.2 billion each year to Florida's
gross domestic product. More
than 40,000 people make their
lives in the towns that ring the
lake, protected by the Hoover
Dike.
Development along the coast
requires fresh water. The water
in Lake Okeechobee keeps
coastal drinking water sources
free of saltwater intrusion. South
Florida's drinking water comes
from rain, as does the water to
grow the crops that make up so
much of the economy of the
region.
In 1979 breaches of the dike
caused damage to a FP&L cool-
ing reservoir. Since 1984 the
Army Corps of Engineers has
written several reports docu-
mrenting that areas of the 70-year
old dike were prone to seepage
and stability problems, putting
South Florida's economy and
many of its citizens at risk.
In 1998, the Army Corps of
Engineers gathered a group of
five experts from universities in
the United States and from the
Netherlands to work on a plan to
repair the dike. (Remember, the
Netherlands is also surrounded
by a dike.)
In 2002 through 2003, emer-
gency repairs to the Dike were
made to stop water from coming
up on the land side of the Dike
near South Bay, but the water
already in the ground made that
solution fail. Although the dike
was built state-of-the-art in the
1930s, today the gravel, lime-
stone and shell would not be
used. Better methods of judging
materials are used today that the
engineers of the 1930s had.
Those materials allow water to
seep through. The deeper the
water in the lake, the more the
weight of the water pushes
through the dike until it comes
out the other side.
When it rains, the soil soaks
up as much water as it can. Then
the water begins to run off. In
South Florida the average rainfall
is over four feet a year. Most
often it comes.a few inches a day
as afternoon thunderstorms
from June through October.
This June, instead of the his-
toric six inches or so, more than
14 inches of rain fell over the
land that-drains into the Lake.
From Kissimmee, some 90 miles
north of Lake Okeechobee, Cen-
tral Florida drains south into the
lake, as does much of the land
surrounding it. Rain also falls
onto the 760-square miles of the
lake itself. All this water is held
back by the 70-year-old Hoover
Dike.
For many thousands of years
Lake Okeechobee ebbed and


inalpe-nrdent NewspapersKatrina Elsken
Lake Okeechobee has risen rapidly this summer, as record rainfall swells the big lake. At far
right is the Hebert Hoover Dike, which surrounds Lake Okeechobee. The top of the dike is
about 30 feet above sea level.


----] OAs RSTRVATN. SCALE IN MILES
S. .. .....s .s 0 6 12
JACKSONVLLE, FLORIDA "'
LOCATION MAP
L&A/HH DIKE-EIS/FL .... s .._I
DRAFT EVIROMNTAL, IMPACT STATEMENT ----. .. '
Submitted to Inaependent Newspapers/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
This drawing included in the documents for the Rehabilita-
tion of the Herbert Hoover Dike shows the general area
where repairs are planned to start in fall, 2005


Independent Newspapers/Katrina Elsken
On the north end of Lake Okeechobee, a Rim Canal runs
between the dike and the surrounding lake. In this photo,
taken at Taylor Creek, the Herbert Hoover Dike is on the left.


swelled with Florida's wet and
dry seasons. From the highlands
to the Everglades, water slowly
flowed, depositing rich organic
sediment from the land north of
, the lake to form the rich farm-
land found by explorers in the
1800s.
Around the turn of the centu-
ry, farmers were attracted to the
rich soil and long growing sea-
son to raise crops and towns
were built along the lake. But
another part of Florida's sub-
tropic'climate was devastating
hurricanes.
So we have- the Herbert
Hoover Dike and managed water
in South and Central Florida.
There are many considerations
and no easy answers.
But the dike will be repaired
by the Corps of Engineers.


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The repairs to the Herbert
Hoover Dike will be started this
fall, according to the Army Corps
of Engineers. These repairs to
the Dike around Lake Okee-
chobee have not been taken
lightly. Weather cycles vary, Just
a few years ago South Floridians
had water restrictions to con-
tend with, now, high water and
ponding occurs anywhere the
land is low.
The dike's age is showing and
methods of materials testing and
geotechnical investigation used
when it was built are a far cry
from the investigation and test-
ing methods commonly used
today. Today also, the ecology of
the Everglades is an issue.
After careful study and test-
ing, the Corps has put the con-
tract for the rehabilitation and


repair of the dike out for bids.
Reach One, the area about
from Port Myacca to South Bay
had problems in 1995-96 when
the water level in the lake
reached 17.5 feet. Lake water
came bubbling up outside the
dike, pushed out by the tremen-
dous weight of high water.
Emergency repairs were made at
that time.
"The condition of the dike
and the development of the sur-
rounding land were the deter-
mining factors in deciding in
which area to begin," said Steve
Dub., P.E. Chief of the Engineer-
ing Division of USACE.
"Reach One" is shown on the
location map. All construction
-will be located within the "foot-
print" of the existing dike, so that
no homes or other buildings
along the dike will be affected.
A major consideration for the
Corps are the homes and build-
ings within reach of the Dike,
including the adjacent towns of
Canal Point, Pahokee, Belle
Glade, South Bay and Lake Har-
bor. After studying four different
alternatives, the best solution
was finally determined.
The Army Corps of Engineers
will contract to construct a wall,
called a "cut-off wall," part way
up the dike, approximately
where the FP&L power poles are
now on the outside slope of the
dike. As part of the construction,
FP&Lwill move their poles.
This cut-off wall will block
any water seeping through the
dike and force it to go deeper
where the dike is thicker. Then a
trench filled with porous materi-
al located in the same general
area, will carry off any remaining
seepage so the dike will not be
jeopardized. The top of the dike
is at elevation 34.0 feet above sea
level. This construction will be at
the elevation of 26 feet.
"This construction will actu-
ally make the dike safe at a high-
er water level that it was original-
ly designed for," said Luis Ruez,
P.E. Chief of the Geotechnical
Branch of USACE.
"The Herbert Hoover Dike is
not maintained just as a levee, it
is actually maintained to the
same safety. standards as any
dam to 'core dam safety stan-
dards,'" said Jacob Davis, project
engineer. "This is a much higher
standard of maintenance than
for a levee, which is how the
dike is actually classified." The
development around the lake
and the nature of the lake and
Florida's weather make safety
more important. Currently, the
Corps is 'checking areas of the
dike that have historically had
problems at least twice a week,
because the water levels in the
lake have been unusually high.
"We want to, be able to repair
any problem areas when they are
still small," said Mr. Ruez, "Right
now the area around Lake Har-
bor is one of those areas. Prob-
lem areas will be checked daily
at 17.5, just to be careful."


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"People's homes are here,"
said Mr. Ruez, "and some of
them have lived here for almost
70 years. That is important."
(Some information for this
article came from: "Lake Okee-
chobee and the Herbert Hoover
Dike a Summary of the Engineer-
ing Evaluation of Seepage and
Stability Problems at the Herbert
Hoover Dike", U.S. Army Corps


of Engineers; "Herbert Hoover
Dike Major Rehabilitation Evalu-
ation Report, Reach One: Final
Environmental Impact State-
ment," U.S. Army Corps of Engi-
neers, Jacksonville District, July
2005; "Historical Analysis of the
Contribution of the Everglades
Research and Education Cen-
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A sad story: A failed transplant School Briefs


By Barbara Oehlbeck
Pine Lily Lilium catesbaei
Walter
Several years ago while explor-
ing some of the back roads of this
"chosen" part of Glades County,
these "twin" pine lilies were seen
in a narrow band of sandy land
between a pasture fence and the
old road.
As good fortune would have it,
a "point 'n shoot" camera was in
the truck, thus this photograph. It
not being a highly sophisticated
camera, a rush trip was made
back to the house for our very
best camera. Upon returning to
the site of the "twins", all of 15
minutes, it was discovered that
the entire plant had been roughly,
dug and removed, pieces of the
graceful long blades left split and
wilting in the summer sun.
Not unlike some people, pine
lilies cannot be transplanted. It's
been tried by botanists, nursery-
men and gardeners who would
simply like to have them growing
in captivity rather than in loca-
tions of their own choosing.
This particular lily was a grand
rarity, a "twin", two full flowers on
ohe stem. To my knowledge, after
talking with numbers of those
who find joy and beauty in such
gifts of nature, another "twin" has
not been found near or far.
Which is not to say there isn't one
somewhere around. I just wish
for luck enough to find another.
This photograph, when
enlarged to an 8 X 12 size, is the
exact, natural size of the pine lily
that traditionally -blooms as a
striking single flower in summer
or early autumn. From the tips of
the petals the flowers measure
three to four inches.
The long, narrow leafy stems
of this true lily may be up to five
dm tall. The six similar and bright-


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The Pine Lily is a rare sight in Glades County and potential
gardeners who run across its beauty are likely to be tempt-
ed to transplant it to their own garden, but it will be a fatal
mistake for the flower.


ly colored perianth segments -
three sepals and three petals -
are 8 10 cm long.
The color of the Pine Lily is an
intense, vivid scarlet, thus if your
footsteps take you anywhere near
where one is blooming, you will
not have to get down on hands
and knees to see it. The stem on
which it blooms is some 12 to 14
inches tall. And when riding along
back roads and trails, if one is
near its sepals and petals are so
bright and brilliant you'll be able
to see it while riding. Rarely are
more than two found in one loca-


tion.
The Pine Lily is frequently
found in the pine flat woods and
savannas throughout nearly all
Florida, and it is not unusual to
see one almost hanging on the
edge of a ditch. It is a flower that
loves sun and sand alike.
From year to year I have
marked the spot where one was
found, yet seldom finding one in
the same place the next year. And
I've yet to learn Mother Nature's
secret as to how she propagates
this glamorous wild flower.


The Seas That Mourn: A review


In 1942, German U-Boats sank
almost four million gross regis-
tered tons of Allied shipping con-
voying goods and war supplies to
the war-ravaged European conti-
nent, Britain and North Africa.
Severing these vital shipping
routes by destroying the convoys
could have
altered the
course of
World War II ,
and changed ..-; "
subsequent -- ---
history.
The men
who -made the
Allied convoys
sail were paid trick
little, yet they Patrick
risked all. Their Smith
deeds and sac-
rifices have too long gone
unsung.
In his novel, "The Seas That
Mourn," Florida's award winning
author and former merchant sea-
man, Patrick Smith tells their story
as only he can. His book's central
character, Jimmy Kindall, heeds
the call to service. Leaving col-
lege, his sweetheart, family and
friends, he joins the Merchant
Marines in 1942 and sets out on a
life-changing adventure.
These adventures, as related
by Patrick Smith, are alive with
details, so much so that the reader
rides the violent sea with young
Kindall and his shipmates and


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From his home on Merritt
Island off Florida's East
Coast comes Patrick Smith's
"treasure" to readers far and
wide. A relatively small book,
The Seas That Mourn tells a
large and vital story. Mr.
Smith himself is a literary
treasure to the state of Flori-
da as well as to the entire
South.
eventually hears the sea that
mourns.
Al Burt, former Miami Herald
columnist and award winning
author, says, "In The Seas That


Mourn, Pat Smith does for the
Merchant Marine what his previ-
ous novels have done for Florida
Crackers. Flourishing his decency
and humanity, as always, he has
come through with another fine
book for Smith collectors."
Harold E. 'Bud' Schmidt, Sr.,-
W.W.II Merchant Seaman says,
"The Seas That Mourn is down to
earth and brings to life the hap-
penings that most Merchant Sea-
men went through in W.WII.
They were truly the forgotten
heroes. I urge everyone to consid-
er reading this book."
Mr. Smith was awarded the
title of "Most" Famous Living
Floridian" by the Florida Histori-
cal Society in 2002. In 1999 he
was inducted into the Florida
Artists Hall of Fame. He has been
nominated three times for the
Pulitizer Prize and in 1999 he was
inducted into the Florida Artists
Hall of Fame. His lifetime work
was nominated for the 1985
Nobel Prize for Literature and
since then he has received five
additional nominations.
The Seas That Mourn, hard-
back, is 276 pages. This is a limit-
ed autographed edition. For more
detailed information, call, write,
fax or phone Barbara Oehlbeck,
25075 Grassy Run, LaBelle, Flori-
da 33935. Phone (863) 675-2771
or e-mail doco@strato.net. The
fax number is the same as the
phone number.


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'he meetings rotate between
,aBelle, Clewiston and Moore
laven. To get involved in the
council or for information about
meeting dates and times, please


of 1975 reunion
The class of 1975 will be hold- c
ing their 30th reunion and get n
together the weekend of Aug. 19-
20 in Lake Placid at the Laza Leza
Leisure Lakes Golf and Resort on
Lake June. A casual barbeque at
the resort will be held Saturday,
Aug. 2. For hotel reservations, you .
may call (863) 465-2888 sever-
al rooms are being held for the
reunion. Be sure to join us for a
relaxing weekend of recalling old
memories and creating new ones.
For further information call
Michelle Yates at (800) 226-1.642
or (863) 465-3841 or Lori Bond at
(863) 946-0811 or (863) 946-2854.
West Glades
Elementary
Parents: FCAT scores may be
picked up at the school office,
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bus driver class
The Glades County School Dis-
trict will be offering a bus-driving
course for anyone interested in
driving a school bus for the district
for daily routes and/or extracurric-
ular trips. If interested, please
contact Doug Manke at (863) 946-
3662. Classes have begun and
take place in the evenings.
GED classes
The Glades County School Dis-
trict is offering GED prep classes
at Moore Haven High School
(room 26-003) for adults who
wish to obtain their GED. Classes
are on Tuesday and Thursday
nights from 6-8 p.m. You may reg-
ister the night of the classes. If you
have any questions you may call
Scott Bass at (863) 946-0202 ext.
13.
Children's advocates
are needed
The Guardian Ad Litem (GAL)
Program needs volunteers to rep-
resent the best interests of
abused, abandoned and neglect-
ed children before the court,
social service agencies and the
community. No special educa-
tional degree is required.
Guardians need to be someone
with common sense, good judg-
ment and a commitment to help-
ing a child. Attendance at three
training sessions held in Fort
Myers is required. Please contact
Kelie Hedrick at: (239) 461-4360
or (800) 269-6210 for more infor-
mation, and to reserve your space
for training.
Accountability report
The "No Child Left Behind
School Public Accountability
Report" for Moore Haven Ele-
mentary School is now available
in the elementary school office. If :
you would like a copy of the
report, please stop by the office
and one will be made available to
you.
Stop the violence
The Hendry and Glades
Domestic and Sexual Violence
Council's mission is to increase
community awareness about
domestic and sexual violence and
victim safety by providing servic-
es, referrals and education relat-
ing to the affects of domestic/sex-
ual violence in our community.


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(REACT): (863) 674-1811 8:30
a.m.-5 p.m. to speak with an
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High water levels prompt special regulations for South Florida


THE EVERGLADES The Flori-
da Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) establishes, by
order, special regulations for the
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor
Wildlife Management Area
(WMA), in Palm Beach, Broward
and Miami-Dade Counties, and
Holey Land, and Rotenberger
WMAs in Palm Beach County. This
order takes effect at 12 a.m., July


18, and shall remain in effect until
rescinded by subsequent order.
These special regulations are
necessary due to lasting adverse
effects caused by the inordinately
high water levels the WMAs experi-
enced in association with storm
events that have jeopardized
wildlife, particularly deer, and pro-
hibit: The taking of game other
than fish and alligators, the use of


-vehicles, airboats, ATVs and other
public access, except by special
access permit and in Conservation
Area 2 from the L-35B levee north
to the east-west airboat trail.
This order shall not apply to:
Persons permitted to participate in
the statewide alligator egg collec-
tions or alligator hunts, persons
operating boats (other than air-
boats) within the established canal


systems and within one mile of
adjacent marshes lying in the Ever-
glades and Francis S. Taylor, Holey
Land, and Rotenberger WMAs.
Persons participating in the
statewide alligator egg collections
or alligator hunts shall maintain a
minimum distance of 100 yards


from any tree island and the L-5
South and L-4 South levees when
operating a vessel or airboat to
minimize disturbance to upland
wildlife jeopardized by high water
conditions.
As to not jeopardize wildlife, the
South Florida Water Management


District will cease maintenance of
the grass on the L-3, L-4, L-5 levees.

To report a violation of this
order, any wildlife violations, or a.
boating emergency call the toll free
Wildlife Alert number at (888) 404-
3922.


Annual alligator hunt planned

The Florida Fish and Wildlife by calling toll-free 1-888-HUNT- which allows the license holder to
Conservation Commission (FWC) FLORIDA (486-8356) from any- assist a trapper in taking alligators,
is offering hunters a great opportu- where in the United States or Cana- but only in the presence of the per-
nity to take part in its annual da. mitted trapper. All persons seeking
statewide alligator harvest, which To reserve a permit, applicants a harvest permit must be at least 18
runs Sept. 1 through Oct. 8. Since must submit payment for an Alliga- years of age by Sept. 1, 2005, and
1988, Florida has offered these alli- tor Trapping License and two alli- only one harvest permit per person
gator hunts, which provide a gator-hide validation tags, or pro- will be issued.
thrilling, hands-on, face-to-face vide proof of a valid Alligator To educate participants on the
hunting adventure that is unlike Trapping License (must be valid rules and regulations of the hunts,
any other hunting experience through Oct. 8) plus pay the fee for the FWC offers a no-cost, three-
imaginable. the two-hide validation tags. No hour training and orientation pro-
This season, more than 4,000 other hunting licenses are required. gram, which is held throughout the
Alligator Harvest Permits will be The cost for a Resident Alligator state. Permit recipients are not
available on a first-come, first- Trapping License and hide valida- required to attend, but first-time
served basis. Permit holders are tion tags is $272, and non-residents participants are strongly encour-
authorized to take two alligators pay $1,022. Any hunter who takes aged to do so. Courses will be
from designated areas during spe- an alligator must complete and offered in July and August, and per-
cific harvest periods. send in an Alligator Harvest Report mit holders will receive, by mail,
Sale of these permits begins at Form. The information gathered permit packages listing exact dates
10 a.m. (EDT) July 6. Applicants from these forms enables FWC and locations.
have their preference of applying at biologists to monitor population For more information on how
any county tax collector's office, trends and impacts of the annual to get involved in these exciting alli-
license agent (retail outlet that sells harvest. gator hunts, visit MyFWC.com/alli-
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Lake levels highest in 60 years
Lake Okeechobee is now Conditions in the lake are still releases at this time would be to
more than four feet higher than poor. Algae blooms are wide- alleviate the need for larger
this time last year and according spread. While water clarity is increases in the future and to min-
to the South Florida Water Man- showing some improvement on imize current and future impacts
agement District's weekly State of the southern part of the lake (light to the estuaries. Such discharges
the Lake report, has reached its is beginning to reach lake bot- would also help to mitigate the
highest July levels since 1936. tom), the western and northern impact of increased water levels
SFWMD will be releasing areas have not improved. Plant on the health of the lake.
weekly updates on their water growth, while sparse, was noted Upper Chain of Lakes/Kissim-
management plans, as threats of at seven sites, an improvement on mee Basin The Upper Chain of
a wetter than normal summer the four sites noted in June. Lakes in the Kissimmee Basin is
looms. The following is this Note: SFWMD water man- seeing gradual improvement,
week's update: agers and the U.S. Army Corps of although it remains above regula-
State of the Water Manage- Engineers work together to man- tion schedule by at least one foot.
ment System age the lake. Water releases from Discharges from all lakes contin-
Rainfall overview: the lake are dictated by a fixed ue to be made. The Kissimmee
District-wide rainfall for the last regulation schedule based on region is very wet,.and restoration
week averaged 2.61". many factors such as time of year, areas are being impacted. Dis-
Most of this rain was in the current water conditions, predict- solved oxygen levels are good
southern and western parts of the ed rainfall and lake level. (above 2 mg/1).
District, with several areas receiv- Extremely heavy rainfall and St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee
ing more than 4". associated storm-water runoff Estuaries Constant outflows
Rainfall over the District have resulted in the highest lake through both estuaries are high.
from Hurricane Dennis averaged levels for this time of year since Conditions in both estuaries are
2.41". 1936. With current inflows to the poor, and salinity is outside pre-
Monthly rainfall total for July lake from the Kissimmee River ferred ranges. Because of heavy
is 3,22".. and other inflow points of about rains on the west coast, a signifi-
S9.Rpinfall or the next 1-4 days 18,000 cfs and,Aoutflows to the cant amount of flow 'in the
is e.xpectr 1to be average estuaries at about 10,000, the lake Calbosahatchee' is from -basin
. \' Lpti i_.,palaie-Julyv13 will continue togise. runoff.
S) si-ten-i id ,",\ er iew: The SFWMD and the USACE Water Conservation Areas -
The District continues to moni- jointly evaluated the advisability Allater conservation areas
tor all weather systems develop- of increasing releases from Lake All water conservation areas
ing in the Atlantic and prepares, Okeechobee to the Caloosahatch- received rainfall and are above
as needed, for approaching ee River .and the St. Lucie canal. their regulation schedules. Florida
storms. The sea surface is the The goal of the releases is to get FCommissh and Wildlife Conservation
warmest on record for this time of ahead of the inflow from runoff Commission ms areas 2 and 3 to the publiconserva-
year. and a potential steep rise in lake tons areas2e of heand3 to th risks due public
The National Weather Ser- level due to heavy rainfall, while because th sks due
vice's Climate Prediction Center avoiding downstream flo d highwater levels.
(CPC) forecast still calls for an impacts..\ Everglades National Park--All
increased chance of an above- Any decision to increase dis. areas received rainfall in the past
normal wet season and a neutral charges from the lake will take week, and water levels are
dry season. into account the impacts they will increasing in most areas.
Lake Okeechobee Lake cause to the estuarine environ- Florida Bay Rainfall in the
level is 4.77-feet higher than this ments. Though impacts would past week was 2-4". Salinity levels
time last year. occur, the intent of making any continue to decline.


Sports in Brief


Cricket coach
looking for players

Experienced Cricket coach
looking to develop a youth team in
the Clewiston area. (Ages 9 to 17). I
can be contacted at (863) 885-
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summer classes
The Clewiston Sugar Dolls will be
having summer classes, which start-
ed June 8. Classes are held at Central
Elementary every Wednesday.
Beginner ages are 4-12, class is at 3
p.m., ages 13 and up, class is at4 p.m.


Sugar Dolls classes consist of
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and new this year, flag and flag
corp, color guard. You may take
one class or all classes. Classes are
$25 per month. Registration fee is
$12, which includes your insur-
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Dike inspected for leaks; concerns rise as lake levels rise


By D. Hamilton
Okeechobee News
Concerns rise with lake levels
- Record rainfall since June 1
'has some officials discussing
potential problems with the Her-
bert Hoover Dike, which sur-
rounds Lake Okeechobee.
The water level in Lake Okee-
chobee has risen more than 1.5
feet in the past 30 days. According
to a report from the Army Corp of
,.Engineers (COE) meeting
|-on Friday, July 9 in Jacksonville,
','the 14 inches of rain during the
,:month of June was well above
:average.
Barry Vorse, Director of Con-
:munications with the COE in
-Jacksonville, provided informa-
tion from the meeting, which South \
,answers the question of why Enginee
'there is so much water in the lake at
basins and in other areas, which
.normally handle runoff. with ma
Due to regional rainfall, inflbw
from the Kissimmee basin, measure
-Fisheating Creek, Lake Istokpoga, rior static
'Taylor Creek and Nubbins Slough are com
.has been very high, he explained, come up
The groundwater system wide is What
;saturated due to a wetter than tain the H
'normal month of June and also The c
-the rainfall from tropical storms urement
- 'Cindy and Dennis. The Upper Corp of
,Kissimmee basin area received an intense
.twice the normal June rainfall and on a wee
-' the Lower Kissimmee and Lake ing is toe
-.Okeechobee area received about 143 mile
'1.5 times the normal amount for Dike, wi
..the month of June. and ties
With all of the rain and not area of Fi
- much in the way of sunny days, Specia
,, the water level in Lake Okee- flood co
-chobee now stands at over 16.5 dike struck
,-'feet. That amount is nearly four water lev
..feet higher than it was this time between
last year and almost two feet high- was con:
er than it was even after getting hit logical n
:*with last year's record four hurri- sand, she
.canes. to COE i
1- It is important to gain an accu- structure
,rate measurement of lake water tored or
.Slevels which are wind driven and Corps' So
theyy differ in measurement by as Office re
5 much as three inches at any given inspects
.,.point. When the lake levels are of irispec


Belle Glade
Vernon (Dex)
-and Jeanette Dexter
':As told to MaryAnn Morris
By 1936 the Herbert Hoover
.Dike was completed and Belle
.Glade changed forever. For the -
'-first time, there was no way for
,.people to go right from town to
-the lake. But with the news of the
'hurricane, news of the rich soil
*-and long growing season in the
:glades brought many more farm-
-ers.
Farmers worked small plots
.and harvested by hand close in to
-town. But at the same time, with-
*-out the threat of storms flooding
cropsp, farming got bigger. Land
,further out from town dried
Enough to plant. Workers came to
"'plant and harvest the green beans In 1947
that Belle Glade, Pahokee and hand in
,:South Bay became known for all crops h
,-:over the country. Green beans
.-were picked, packed and shipped divided t
*from the towns along the lake. African A
; Farmers driven from the Mid- that throw
.-west by drought and the Great until aft(
-'Depression came to hire on at the there we
,farms for wages as a last resort or the land
.buy some land of their own. ple, insp
After the Civil War, large num- all assoc
-bers of former slaves had settled farming.
',in and around the Mohawk Valley Universit
:in New York State. The area Experim
allowed for less prejudice and we used
"better wages than the South PhD's in
could offer. Many people worked where. C
on the local farms picking sum- Celery, le
:mer vegetables and fruit and fall "After
:apples. tion fell
SWith the growth of large farm- grew in E
:.ing in Belle Glade, many of these pack. Th
'people came down in the winter in the be
to work the farms there to of the fai
return to New York in the sum- ture and
:mer. Early on, large rooming ness her
Houses built of wood with tarpa- ers in to
Super roofs served as shelter, but fire out on t
,was a problem. Eventually, they 1960s.
,stayed and built homes, shops "The.
and churches and a real commu- entists,
nity; eties of
SThe Dexters came to Belle cold-pac
'Glade in 1948 to bring Glades Gas spoiling.
SCompany to Belle Glade about instance.
the same time as the McCarthys "The
took the company to Clewiston. grow ex
Mr. Dexter remembers: corn loo
"When I came here it was a picking.


Photo submitted to Independent News
Water Florida Management and the Army Corps of
ors are doing their best to keep water levels in the
a normal level, but Mother Nature is not cooperating


inmade schedules.

d from each of four inte-
ons, those measurements
bined and averaged to
with a total amount.
steps are taken to main-
lerbert Hoover Dike?
current lake level meas-
is significant at this time
at 16.5 feet, the Army
Engineers (COE) begins
sive monitoring program
ekly basis. The monitor-
ensure the integrity of the
s of the Herbert Hoover
which surrounds the lake
into high ground in the
seating Creek.
al attention is given to
ntrol and safety of the
cture during times when
vels are high. The dike is
100 to 300 feet thick and
structed from local geo-
naterials (silt, clay, peat,
ell and gravel). According
information, all earthen
s leak and must be moni-
n a regular basis. The
outh Florida Operations
regularly maintains and
the dike. The frequency
actions increases as lake.


waters rise. The data collected
during the inspections are evalu-
ated against past performance of
the dike and monitoring is adjust-
ed as needed. The COE inspects
areas as far as a mile away from
the dike checking for "wet spots"
and "boils" or bubbles of water
coming up from the ground
which indicates headwater in the
lake are far above land. Water tun-
nels under the dike and comes up
and "puddles," possibly endan-
gering the dike's structural integri-
ty.
The dike was inspected after
Hurricanes Charlie, Frances and
Jeanne. After Hurricane Jeanne,
COE inspectors found that the
wind and waves from Frances did
result in some sand and rock
movement on the south shore of
the lake, near Pahokee. Inspec-
tors also found some areas of ero-
sion around culverts and also
near the Port Mayaca lock. This
means that some sand, soil and
rock were washed away where a
culvert and the soil of the dike
come together.
It has been eight months since
the occurrence of Hurricane


Jeanne, and the problem has
been assessed, but not yet
repaired.
If any seepage areas from the
dike are identified during inspec-
tion, they will be marked and
monitored. If the seepage shows
any movement of material they
would be monitored daily.
Currently the dike is inspected
weekly. If lake levels increase to
17.5 feet, the inspections will
increase to a daily monitoring
schedule. These daily inspections
would be to identify any prob-
lems as quickly as possible. If
problems are detected early on,
repair measures can be taken in
an effort to prevent any additional
problems.
Where does the water go?
If the rainfall continues to be
above normal and the lake levels
continue to rise, then water man-
agers may have to deviate from
the Water Supply/Environmental
(WSE) regulation schedule,
which is the schedule which
guides water managers on the
amount to release in accordance
to what zones the lake water lev-
els are in. Water managers are
currently following a normal pro-
gression of regulating the lake lev-
els in accordance with the WSE
schedule.
The COE meets regularly with
the SFWMD to evaluate the
progress of the discharges. Sys-
tem-wide water levels are evaluat-
ed on a daily basis and decisions
are made accordingly.
In order to lower the lake lev-
els, water is currently being
released into the Caloosahatchee
and the St. Lucie Rivers. Missie
Barletto of the SFWMD stated,
"The water is released at a rate of
3,092 cubic feet per second (cfs)
which is equivalent to 1.5 swim-
ming pools or 15,000 gallons per
second from all outflow areas
combined."
Ms. Barletto said, "On any
given summer day with a little
wind and plenty of sunshine, the
lake levels will be evaporated at a
rate of nearly one inch per day
and we cannot release the water


levels at that rate. The rains this
year coupled with not as many
sunny days does not provide for
the evaporation levels to reduce
the lake water at a fast enough
rate. Unfortunately, the inflow of
water to the lake far exceeds the
outflow at a rate of 11,112 cfs,
which is equivalent to nine swim-
ming pools having 15,000 gallons
each. We will need to continue to
have scheduled releases of the
lake water."
According to Barry Vorse,
"The Corps has been making reg-
ulatory releases from the lake


almost continuously since Sep-
tember 2004. The releases were
made through most of the dry
season in an effort to prepare the
lake for this season's possible hur-
ricanes."
Mr. Vorse continued by saying,
"The releases will be evaluated on
a daily basis and each week the
strategy for the continued releas-
es will be reviewed and revised as
necessary. Discharges from the
lake are necessary to stay ahead
of the potential for additional rain-
fall and to prevent future prob-
lems."


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and later, the harvesting of green beans was done by
the towns around the Lake. Machines to harvest
ad not been invented yet.


own. The white and the
kmerican. It had been like
ough the 1930s and 40s
er World War II. When
re small farmers farming
there were fertilizer peo-
ectors, produce buyers,
iated with the vegetable
With the coming of the
y of Florida Agricultural
ent Stations employees,
to say there were more
n Belle Glade than any-
)ther crops were grown:`
lettuce, radishes.
the war, bean produc-
off. The green beans we
Belle Glade wouldn't cold
ere was too much water
ans that grew here. A lot
rms were turned to pas-
cattle became a big busi-
e. There were still farm-
Dwn but cattle ranching
he fringes until the late

Ag Extension people, sci-
worked to develop vari-
vegetables that could be
ked or shipped without
Take sweet corn, for

soil and climate here
cellent sweet corn, but
Dses its sugar soon after
Because we grow miles


of corn, it had to ripen all at the
same time so it could all be
picked at the same time and keep
its sugar for a week to 10 days.
One of the scientists at the Agri-
cultural Experimental Station
here in Belle Glade, Emil Wolfe,
worked 25 years with varieties of
corn to develop the hybrid that
everyone in the United States can
now buy at their local grocery
store."
Mrs. Dexter (Jeanette) remem-
bers seeing a field of radishes: "As
far as I could see, I saw radishes
growing. I saw entire trucks full of
nothing but radishes! They would
be washed and sorted in the pack-
inghouse here in Belle Glade.
Some of them would be shipped
in 40-pound bags by rail to New
York. From New York they would
be shipped to Holland where they
would be repacked and shipped
all over Europe."
"The Cuban Revolution
changed things again. The Cuban
farmers forced out by Castro had
the technology to grow sugar suc-
cessfully. I remember that the Fan-
juls lived in Pahokee at one time,"
Mr. Dexter continued.
The vegetable buyers,
inspectors and so forth, just went
away. From about 1954 until 1960
the largest cattle market in state


was in Belle Glade, right across
from the courthouse. Then the
cattle disappeared, too as more
and more land was turned into
more profitable sugar crops.
Many of the original pioneering
families moved away. But they
kept their ownership of the land
and leased it to the sugar compa-
nies. They needed a different kind
of farm worker to plant and har-
vest the sugar cane. When
mechanical cutters replaced the
human cane cutters in the fields.
When the cane workers left Belle
Glade many of the people who
were in service businesses left,
too."
Time has brought so many
changes to the Everglades. Belle
Glade and its sister towns, Paho-
kee, Canal Point and South Bay
change with the times. Agricul-
ture is stable, progress continues
and people value their history.
"Potluck in the Muck" the play
based on the stories of over 50
residents, was produced by and
starred many, many residents of
Belle Glade who were eager to tell
some of their history. It was a
smash hit every time it played.
"Potluck in the Muck, a pro-
duction held at the old Fantastic
Produce packinghouse in Belle
Glade brought rave reviews and
standing room only crowds this
past weekend," said the review in
the Pahokee Sun, Thursday, May
28, 1998. Hopefully it will play
again.
References for this story,
"Potluck in the Muck", Mrs. Ver-
non Dexter, Lawrence E. Will
Museum, located in the Belle
Glade Branch of the Palm Beach
County Library, 530 S. Main Street,
Belle Glade.


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Insurance counseling with a
trained SHINE (Seniors Helping
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counselor is available every
Wednesday morning free of
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Moore Haven at Senior Connec-
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Landfill
Continued From Page 1
our citizens and the sake of our
environment, the Wisconsin
Department of Justice will contin-
ue to vigorously enforce these
laws."
The environmental dangers of
concentrating a region's waste
products in a 100-acre area would
have to be controlled using vari-
ous means, which is the primary
responsibility of Republic. The
company would have to prevent
incidents such as those that
occurred in Racine, which
involved several alarming viola-
tions: Explosive gases leaking
from landfill facilities and released
into the atmosphere; mainte-
nance problems with gas wells,
including broken valves, duct
taped pipes and hoses, and dis-
connected hoses; multiple gas
wells and extraction pump, to
extract leachate from the site,
were not working at various
times; and improper disposal of


Award
Continued From Page 1
"While it's difficult for any
agency to adequately address the
needs of a culturally diverse clien-
tele, it is especially difficult for a
small agency like ours. It is very
satisfying that FADAA has recog-
nized our staff's efforts," he said.
Based on the 2000 federal cen-
sus information, the resident His-
panic/Latino portion of Hendry


able to help older adults living in
Hendry and Glades Counties
who continue to need assistance
with such issues as roof repair,
debris removal, insurance
deductibles, appliance repair or
replacement, chore work, etc.
Elders in need of help due to the
hurricanes of last summer can
speak with a specially trained
outreach worker in Clewiston
(863) 983-7088 Monday Friday.

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leachate into local waterways,
which were detected in faraway
bodies of water.
Such a situation in Glades
County would be akin to detect-
ing landfill leakage that found its
way around to Fisheating Creek,
Lake Okeechobee, the Caloosa-
hatchee, and the Gulf of Mexico.
Importing garbage from other
regions creates mixed feelings for
residents, much in the same way
as housing prisoners is a mixed
blessing. During the latest meet-
ing of the Glades County Board of
County Commissioners on Tues-
day, July 12, payment was
approved on inmate medical bills
for a staggering $12,414.05.
Landfill construction and
prison facilities are not romantic
ideas, but they are indeed medi-
um-term answers to revenue
droughts in Glades County. It is
the responsibility of those within
Glades County who would imple-
ment a regional landfill to be sure
that Republic Services will keep
the environmental concerns of
the largely undeveloped region
under consideration.


County's total population was 39
percent and growing, ranking
Hendry County first in the five-
county service area designed by
the Florida Department of Chil-
dren and Families' District 8
which also includes Lee, Collier,
Charlotte and Glades Counties. Of
the four remaining counties, Col-
lier County (primarily the
Immokalee area) ranks second
and Glades County ranks, third
ahead of Lee and Charlotte coun-,
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mighty swing in hopes of busting open the candy-filled pinata.
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Mom and son take a ride on the merry-go-round as several
parents couldn't resist the temptation to join their children
for a day at Lion Country Safari.


Safari
Continued From Page 1
brownies and ice cream.
Ortona Community Association
president Fran Way expressed
heart-felt thanks to the program's
supporters.
Way said, "Last fall we were
informed that no Glades County-
funds would be available for sum-


mer children's programs in 2005.
Determined not to disappoint our
children, OCA launched a commu-
nity-wide appeal."
Way added, "One Ortona resi-
dent gave us a substantial gift and
other Ortona donors came for-
ward. Thanks to Ortona members,
we also received generous contri-
butions from the Turkey Creek
Yacht Club, the Disabled American
Vets, and the Post 30 American
Legion Riders."


A proud lion has taken up residence at Vanishing Species
Wildlife, which rescued the lion from a far worse fate.


Program
Continued From Page 1
forget that the part of the land that
we now claim was theirs and now
they don't knowwhere to go."
Jeff continues, "This is just part
of what we talk about the envi-
ronment, the animals and we
human beings how we interact
and many times how we stubborn-
ly refuse to interact. But at the same
time, we teach how we should
interact, how we should respect all
creatures of this planet. After all, we
are just one species. We can learn
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damage from Hurricane Dennis


GAINESVILLE Help is avail-
able for farmers who suffered
agricultural losses as a result of
Hurricane Dennis, the first major
hurricane of the season, which
struck the western panhandle on
July 10, said Florida's Farm Ser-
vice Agency State Executive
Director Kevin Kelley.
Florida's State Emergency
Board member agencies met July
13 in Gainesville to review Prelim-
inary damages reported by USDA
agencies in the affected areas.
Escambia and Santa Rosa coun-
ties were declared
Presidential Major Disaster
Declaration Areas on July 10,
making them eligible for federal
emergency programs. Okaloosa,
a contiguous county, is also eligi-
ble for assistance, as well as Bald-
win County, a contiguous Alaba-
ma county.
"FSA is assessing crop dam-
ages, and these preliminary
reports will be submitted to our
national office for review," said
Kelley who is also chairman of
the USDA State Emergency Board
and Food and Agriculture Com-
mittee.
"It is still too early to predict if
Congress will authorize a special
program with regard to providing
assistance to agricultural produc-
ers as a result of Hurricane Den-
nis, but we do have emergency
assistance programs in place to
help producers."
An FSA Jump Team, which
deployed July 9, completed an
'initial assessment of affected
counties to ensure the safety of
employees. The team reported
the farming area of Santa Rosa
County took a major hit with
barns and some homes damaged
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Santa Rosa County's FSA
office remains closed and is
expected to reopen within the
next two weeks. Producers serv-
iced by that office should contact
the Florida FSA State Office at
(352) 379-4500. Escambia Coun-
ty's FSA office reopened July 14,
after a temporary power failure
caused by the hurricane.
"FSA employees are visiting
farms, meeting with producers
and teaming up with local offi-
cials to ensure that we address
the needs of the agricultural com-
munity," said Kelley. "We are
doing everything we can to help
farmers who were affected by
hurricane Dennis while still work-
ing with farmers who were affect-
ed by last year's devastating hurri-,
canes."
The U.S. Department of Agri-
culture's Farm Service Agency
(FSA) has the following programs
available to assist producers suf-
fering losses caused by a natural
disaster:
Disaster Debt Set-Aside Pro-
gram-FSA borrowers located in
designated disaster areas or con-
tiguous counties, who are unable
to make their scheduled pay-
ments on any debt, may be
authorized to have certain set
asides.
Emergency Conservation
Program (ECP)-ECP offers pay-
ments for rehabilitation of farm-
land damaged by natural disas-
ters, including debris removal and
repair of fencing for eligible live-
stock, and emergency Joans to
help qualified farmers cover crop,
machinery and structural losses.
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from production and physical
losses due to drought, flooding,
other natural disasters, or quaran-
tine.
Noninsured Crop Disaster
Assistance Program (NAP)-FSA
provides financial assistance to
producers of certain non-insur-
able crops when low yields, loss
of inventory, or prevented plant-
ing occurs as a result of a natural
disaster.
Last year's four devastating
hurricanes resulted in three USDA
programs to provide special dis-
aster relief to producers who- suf-
fered from crop damage and tree
losses. To date, FSA has issued
approximately $393.5 million
through the 2004, Florida Hurri-
cane Disaster Assistance Pro-
grams.
Payments for this assistance
were authorized under Section 32
of the Agricultural Adjustment Act
of Aug. 24, 1935, which allows
the Secretary of Agriculture to
implement programs to help
restore producers' purchasing
power.
"Farmers need our immediate
assistance, and we want to be
sure they are informed of the
types of emergency benefits avail-
able and how to apply for our
programs," said Kelley. "I encour-
age producers to contact our
local FSA office or USDA Service
Center for questions regarding
available disaster assistance pro-
grams."
There are 37 FSA county offices
throughout Florida. If unable to
reach an FSA county office, pro-
ducers should call the FSA State
Office at,(352) 379-4500. Addition-
al disaster assistance information
is available online at: http://disas-
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To promote the nutritional ben-
efits of fresh produce, Weight
Watchers continues Pick of the Sea-
son, a public health initiative spot-
lighting seasonal fruit and vegeta-
bles. This quarter, the recipes
feature grapes, a highly portable
produce selection that tastes great
and provides nutritional value at
any time of the day.
Grapes are loaded with phy-
tonutrients biologically active
substances that come from plants
and have beneficial effects on
health, such as resveratrol,
quercetin, anthocyanin and cate-
chin. Research studies have shown
that resveratrol, found primarily in
the skin of grapes, has antioxidant
properties and may help increase
HDL (good) cholesterol and
reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol.
Resveratrol is also believed to have
other heart-healthy benefits that
may help reduce the risk of this dis-
ease, as well as provide anti-inflam-
matory benefits.
Additionally, grapes are a good
source of potassium and vitamin C,
while being naturally low in fat and
sodium. Not only are they good for
you, but they're delicious, whether
you eat them as a snack or use


them in a recipe.
That's one reason grapes were
chosen as Weight Watchers(r) Pick
of the Season this quarter.
This bite-sized treat can form
the basis of delicious desserts, side
dishes and even main courses.
Below are three flavorful grape
recipes to share with your readers:
Grape Chicken Caesar Wrap,
Chilled Orzo with Grapes and Nuts,
and for dessert, Grape-Orange
Thick Shake.
Pick of the season grape
recipes:
Grape chicken caesar wrap:
Makes two servings
One large whole-wheat tortilla
(10-12 inch diameter)
One cup shredded romaine let-
tuce
One third cup halved seedless
grapes
One third cup sliced, grilled,
skinless, boneless chicken breast
One tablespoon fat-free creamy
caesar dressing
One tablespoon shredded
Parmesan cheese
1. Place tortilla on flat surface.
Arrange lettuce, grapes and chick-
en along the center of tortilla about
two inches, from top and bottom


edge; drizzle with dressing and
sprinkle with cheese.
2. Fold outer edges inward over
filling to enclose; place seam-side
down and cut in half diagonally.
Points(r) value per serving:
Three: 139 calories, two grams of
fat, one gram of fiber.
Chilled orzo with grapes and
nuts
Makes four servings
Eight ounces orzo pasta
One half cup shelled pistachios
One garlic dove, finely chopped
One cup halved seedless grapes
One fourth cup reduced-fat Ital-
ian vinaigrette dressing
1. Cook orzo according to pack-
age directions. Drain and rinse
under running cold water; set aside.
2. Spray a 10" nonstick skillet
with nonstick spray; set over medi-
um heat. Add pistachios and garlic;
cook, stirring constantly, until garlic
is lightly browned, about one
minute. Remove from heat.
3. Add orzo, grapes and dress-
ing; stir to combine. Transfer to
bowl; refrigerate, covered, until
ready to serve.
Points value per serving: Five:
249 Calories, six grams of fat, 2.5
grams fiber.


Medications in disaster situations


TALLAHASSEE In the event
of a hurricane, you may need to
evacuate your home and regular
services may be temporarily limit-
ed. To ensure that you are able to
continue taking your medications
.under such circumstances, the
Department of Health (DOH) rec-
ommends that you plan now by
taking the following measures:
Call your doctor now and
request a 30-day supply of medica-
tion if possible.
Get a pill organizer and pack
enough pills for two weeks get
assistance in this from your caregiv-
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Make a list of all your medica-
tions: How they should be taken,
what time, etc. Make copies of the
list. Put one copy with the medica-
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one with you at all times. Make sure
to list any allergies, as well as foods
you need to avoid. Your doctor's
name and emergency phone num-
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require special supplements, take a
two-week supply with you.
Over the counter items that
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Disaster preparedness for families with children
TALLAHASSEE Children's and paper. *All family members should for signs such as sleep distur-
fears can stem from their imagi- ePuzzles, a board game, deck also record the date of their last bances, fatigue, lack of pleasure
nations, and adults should take of cards. tetanus-diphtheria shot in this in activities previously enjoyed
their feelings seriously. Words and *Two favorite small toys, such record as well. and illicit substance abuse.
actions can provide reassurance as a doll or action figure, a stuffed ADVICE ON COMMUNICAT- Overexposure to the media
to a child who feels afraid. animal. ING WITH CHILDREN ABOUT can be traumatizing. It is best not
When talking to your child, be *Favorite blanket, pillow. DISASTERS to let children or adolescents
sure to present a realistic picture *Pictures of family and pets. In response to the tragic events repeatedly view footage of trau-
that is both honest and manage- *Other special items that will of September 11,2001, the Ameri- matic events. Children and ado-
able. Be aware that after a disas- comfort children. can Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) lescents should not view these
ter, children most fear that: Children's immunizations offered some advice on commu- events alone. Adults need to help
*They will be separated from should be up-to date to protect nicating with children/adoles- children understand the emer-
family, and they will be left alone, from vaccine-preventable dis- cents during times of crisis. agency or disaster. Discussion is
*The event will happen again. eases, including an unexpected It is important to communi- critical. More information is avail-
*Someone will be injured or outbreak during a disaster. cate to children that the family cir- able atwww.aap.org.


killed.
DOH recommends assem-
bling a kit for your child, includ-
ing:
*A few favorite books, crayons


*Keep a copy ot your chil-
dren's complete immunization
histories in your disaster kit
attached to the family emergency
information.


cle is strong. Children need to be
assured by their parents that the
family is safe. Adolescents, in par-
ticular, can be hard hit by this type
of disaster. Parents should watch


For further iniormaution, please
contact your, local county health
department or visit
www.doh.state.fl.us or
www.FloridaDisaster.org.


Making a family plan for disasters and emergencies


TALLAHASSEE In the event
of a hurricane, the Florida Depart-
ment of Health (DOH) recom-
mends families to establish a disas-
ter or emergency plan.
EVALUATE
e Identify potential threats in
your community, such as the loca-
tion of flood prone areas, power
plants and hazardous chemicals.
Discuss; how natural and
man-made threats could affect
your family.
*.Evaluate your property's vul-
nerability to hazards, such as storm
surge, flooding and wildfires.
Check your insurance cover-
age.
PREPARE
Identify the safest areas of
your home for each threat. In many


circumstances, the safest area may
not be your home but elsewhere in
your community. During times of
evacuation, you will be given
instructions on evacuation routes.
Specify escape routes from
your home and places to meet
(rally points), such as a neighbor's
home, a school or a public loca-
tion.
Make a plan for evacuating
the area if required.
Designate an out-of-area con-
tact-friend or family member-so
that each of your immediate family
members has the same single
point of contact. Plan to have at
least two means of communica-
tion, (e.g., e-mail, phone and cell
phone).,
Make a plan for your pets


should you need to evacuate. Most
shelters will accept service ani-
mals.
Have your family emergency
information accessible, including
important family documents such
as prescriptions and insurance
information.
Post emergency telephone
numbers by your phones and
make sure your children know
how and when to call 911. Make
sure any cell phones are fully
charged.
Assemble and maintain a dis-
aster supply kit. A battery-powered
weather radio equipped with a
special alarm tone feature is a'vital
tool.
During an emergency, National
Weather Service forecasters will


interrupt routine weather radio
programming and send out the
special tone that activates weather
radios in the listening area.
MONITOR & ACT
When a disaster occurs, listen
to news sources for information
and instructions.
Evacuate or seek medical
attention quickly if instructed by
authorities. If you cannot obtain
information, determine as best you
can if you are in a danger area.
Whether you stay or evacu-
ate, don't panic. Follow your family
plan.
For further information, please
contact your local county health
department or visit
www.doh.state.fl.us or www.Flori-
daDisaster.org.


Genators can be deadly; know which one to choose


With the onset of the 2005 Hur-
ricane season, the sale of genera-
tors has been reaching record nthm-
bers and that record creates more
dangers of fatal accidents.
When the power goes off, many
consumers turn to emergency gen-
erators to power refrigerators,
freezers, lights, fans and other appli-
ances. If you use a generator,
extreme caution is-required. While
convenient and useful, generators
can create hazards for homeown-
ers and utility workers. Always read
and follow the manufacturer's safe-
ty and operating instructions.
If a generator is connected to the
house wiring, the home must have
a transfer switch installed by a
licensed electrician. A transfer


switch connects your house to the
generator and disconnects it from
the utility power. This prevents
back feed energizing circuits out-
side your home.
Back feed most commonly
occurs when a generator is con-
nected directly to the electric panel
or circuit in a home. Feeding power
back into,the utility system during
an outage will energize the trans-
former serving the house and could
pose a serious threat to crews
working to restore power in the
area who may not know they are
working with an energized line,
even possibly causing death.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a col-
orless, odorless and tasteless poi-
son gas. It is a component of the


exhaust from the generator engine.
The symptoms of exposure are
subtle, but deadly. Never run your
generator inside your home or
garage or in any other enclosed
space. Inexpensive CO detectors,
similar to smoke alarms, are readily
available and recommended as an
added safety precaution.
After Hurricane Charley, the
Cape Coral Fire Department con-
ducted over 400 safety inspections
of households in the city using gen-
erators. One-fourth of the homes
had potentially dangerous levels of
Carbon Monoxide in their houses,
and 10 people required hospital
treatment. To avoid Carbon
Monoxide poisoning, never use a


generator indoors or in attached
garages. Only operate the generator
outdoors in a well-ventilated, dry
area away from air intakes to the
home.
To avoid electrocution, plug
individual appliances into the gen-
erator using heavy duty, outdoor
rated cords with a wire gauge ade-
quate for-the appliance load. Do
not operate more appliances and
equipment than the output rating
of the generator. This will overload
and damage the generator and pos-
sibly create a fire hazard.
When purchasing a generator
for your home it is difficult to know
what you should buy. Use this
guide to help determine which gen-
erator is right foryou.


Harris moves to

permanently ban oil

drilling off Florida


Washington, D.C. U.S.
Rep. Katherine Harris was joined
by 18 of her colleagues from the
Florida Congressional delegation
in introducing legislation Tues-
day to permanently ban oil
drilling off the Florida Coastline.
"The Florida Coastline Pro-
tection Act of 2005" (H.R. 3251)
would amend the Outer Conti-
nental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit
any oil and gas leasing in areas of
the Outer Continental Shelf,
including the Eastern Gulf of
Mexico, the Straits of Florida, and
the South Atlantic planning area,
which extends from the Straits of
Florida planning area to the bor-
der between Florida and Geor-
gia.
"This legislation will make
sure that the Florida coastline is
protected from the incursions of
oil companies and other pro-
drilling interests," Harris said.
"The people of Florida treasure
our beaches and coastal areas,
not only for their beauty, but also
because they are critical to our
state's tourism industry and
economy. The best way to pro-


tect these precious areas is to
ensure that the ban on drilling is
extended permanently. I am
delighted that we have built a
bipartisan coalition to stand unit-
ed to protect our coastline
against these assaults."
The moratorium on drilling,
which currently is slated to
expire in 2012, has played a criti-
cal role in protecting the Gulf's
delicate ecosystem and Florida's
beaches and tourism industry
from the potentially devastating
effects of an oil spill in the Gulf.
During consideration of the
Energy Bill in the U.S. Senate on
June 21, the -Senate voted to
allow an inventory of offshore oil
and gas resources in the Western
Gulf a. move that many fear
could open the door to further
exploration and drilling in the
area, with serious consequences
for the Florida coastline and
tourism. Harris has pledged to
work with other members of the
Florida Congressional delegation
to ensure that the inventory pro-
posal is stripped from the final
conference bill later this year.


Challenge to parental


notification
TALLAHASSEE Attorney
General Charlie Crist announced
that a federal judge rejected a
request for an injunction that
would have prevented the imple-
mentation of the 2005 Florida
Parental Notification of Abortion
Act. U.S. District Judge William
Stafford, based in Tallahassee,
ruled from the bench, enabling the
law to be implemented as intend-
ed.
The plaintiffs sought to block
implementation of the law, which
was enacted after Florida voters
approved a constitutional amend-
ment stating that parents or
guardians should be notified
whenever a minor child is to
undergo the medical procedures
associated with a termination of
the minor's pregnancy.
Solicitor General Chris Kise
argued the case on behalf of the


act rejected
Attorney General, contending that
the plaintiffs had not established
their entitlement to an injunction
that would have prohibited
enforcement of the law. Judge
Stafford agreed.
"This is an important victory for
Florida's families, especially parents
who should have a voice in vitally
important health issues concerning
their children," said Crist. "The peo-
ple of Florida expressed their wishes
through their votes, and their will is
contained in this statute."
At the core of the state's argu-
ment was the fact that notification
ensures that parents will have a
role in the decision-making
process and can assist in an evalua-
tion of the medical risks, the physi-
cal and psychological conse-
quences of the decision, the quality
of the medical facility and the quali-
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NEW LOCATION!
233 N. BRIDGE ST
ON THE CORNER OF
W[IN _BRIDGE ST &
M WASHINGTON
RENTALS COMING AVAILABLE and screened lanai. Asking $189,900.
NO PETS! .3BED/2BATH 2 car garage CBS house. Sits on
2/2/i $600/M Pollywog Creek approx. 2 lots from mouth of
3/2/1 $700/M river. Being sold "as is". Reduced to $600,000.
HOMES FOR SALE ACREAGE FOR SALE
THIS HOME HAS IT ALL!! 5 possibly 6 bed- A MUST SEE!! This 4Bed/2Bath manufac-
room/3bath- Includes office, family, dining and tured home with carport on fenced in 3+/-
S... i..n,: sits on 2 breath taking acres acres. Includes f eakfast nook,
.ll.. ... I palms and a variety of fruit retreat off master ont and back
trees. Property also has a running creek along porch, Property also has 2,100 sq. ft barn. Call
the back. Asking $400,000. today for an appointment. Asking $329,900.
2 POSSIBLY 3BEDROOM/2BATH CBS IN MUSE OFF FERNWOOD LANE. 101
HOUSE. Newer ccrp llIlllig sold "as is"' Acres +/- with wood frame house. Being sold
House is located in Qat1un. Asking $165,000. "As Is" Call for more details.
IN PORT LABELLE This 3Bcdrooms/2Bath/1 1 LOTS FOR SALE
Car garage h O1011 cautifully land- BUSINESS LOT on Fordson Avenue with old
escaped .25 acre lodsmac prsestigous oaks of bik building sold "As Is" Asking $40,000.
LaBelle. Home is well maintained with updated THREE LOTS ADJOINING each other in
appliances and a new roof. Asking $135,000. Port LaBelle. Asking $50,000 each.
3BEDROOM/2BATH/1 CAR GARAGE sits LOTS AVAILABLE IN HIGHLANDS
on a beautiful ctif jV # with fruit trees COUNTY. Starting at $25,000.
and just a blocl~ the golf course. CALL FOR A LIST OF AVAILABLE LOTS
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* Only a hop, skip and a jump to shopping and
schools! 4BR/2B manufactured home on 1.14+/-
acres w/ a great country feel but only minutes
from town. $147,900

* Vacation in the back yard! It's relazing just
being at this 3BR/1.5B CBS home on Albany.
Features a 1/2+/- ac lot, fencing, living room &
family room or 4th bedroom and screened
lanai. Only $169,900.
* 3BR/2B home in Eucalyptus Village. In the
process of being renovated. Closed in garage
will allow for another family room. New
kitchen countertops, cabinets and stainless
: Ic ip| :,li, 'e: Ne. cer. a ,_, le l,.:,.ringi
tl-.roghour C.r 1 Lb : .n utjr ilLr.r Auqu.-r
1st: $155,900.
* 3BR/2 !wtM lwn JEN S a split
floor pla l lJ atills oJ f paint.
$149,90 .
* What a dealt! 3BR/1.5B CBS home in LaBelle
only mm~tiE~lion^,fiimude
new cerac ue, res paint and ots more.
Only $147,900.
* Comfy country living in this wonderfully
renovated charmer. This 2BR/1B old Florida
cracker home in Ortona sits on.77+/ -acres and
is in Pristine condition. Truly a must see!
$144,900.
* 2 bedroom home in the Belmont Subdivision
with 2 full baths & 2 half baths. This home
also features real wood kitchen cabinets,
breakfa. llNot tig a i rTmAl Ainil y
room. Not to big and not to small. This one has


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This very nice & well maintained 2BR/2B s
mobile home is in desirable Flamingo Bay on wl .-
Pine Island. Community pool & spa. Don't L..5 0s
miss this cozy fishing getaway! $149,900. --p-- $
SOnly a hop, skip and ajump to shopping and Beautiful .25+/- acre corner lot in downtown
schools! 4BR/2B manufactured home on 1.14+/- LaBelle w/great potential. Currently zoned for
acres w/ a great country feel but only minutes duplex or single family w/a possibility of
from town. $147,900 rezoning to Business. $129,000.
JUST REDUCED! This 3BR/2B manufac- 1/2 Acre lot in Alva on Pearl St. $126,000.
turned home is in pristine condition! You will e Hard t/el i.nl aBele.
fall in love with this home the minute you step l n la Beu
foot on this oak filled property. Call for a pri- $84,000.u J.
vate showing today before it's too late! Only 0 2 b Ie l wSll l celat
$128,000. Owner says make mean offer! investment property Onfy$q7,OT eclh
4BR/2B manufactured home with over 1,700 0 Comer lot in Port LaBelle Unit 102 ready for
u-, da onmM~.do~oia.ri.. l o your new home. $64,900.
i, ltt o.L a .d w w 0d Nie lot on Bogie Court in Unit 102.
I i B.fEau ,.. .... $54900.
_.._'__. _.. _1 I .J 2 beautiful unit 102 lots. In oak hammock.
S h Bring your family to this quiet neighborhood!
* Beautiful homesite partially cleared 5+/- $54,900 each.
acres on Case Road. $224,900. Corner lot in Unit 102 w/large oak. Beautiful
* Hard to find acreage in Muse don't let this
one get away. 5 acres on a paved road for only lot for your dream home, $54,900.
$199,900. Triple lot in Unit 6. $49,900 each
* Drop dead gorgeous! 2+/- acre oak filled cor-S Double lot in Unit 9. $49,900 each.
ner lot on Evans Rd. Comes with a single wide Uni.1eiijIkig $ I4'T
mobile home currently rented. At this price ,,.
you're getting the mobile home for free! Only -- ML B
$119,900. MM ER d |J .
0 Improved 1.25 acre lot in Montura. Cleared 1+/- acres zoned C-I commercial just
home. $49,900. South of LaBelle city limits with 175+/- feet of
*.Beautiful wooded 1.25+/- ac. oh Jasmine St. frontage on SR29 .and frontage on Luckey
in Montura. Great for investment or homesite. Street. Asking $450,000.


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* $145,000 Spacious 2/2 home has three extra $272,000 10+/- acres with pines, a pond and
rooms that could be bedrooms. Great for families, shed.
S$249,000 MOBILE HOMES: $109,000 4.94+/- acres property features
* $249,000 3BD/2BA former exotic animal I bile i OXiI t i
home. Cages galore. home or mobile home pad 50oX0o with septic
home. Cages galore.
* $179,900 2BD/1BA mobile home on 5 acres tank.
that's fenced, has stocked fish pond, and horse $55,000 1.25 acres, cleared and surveyed lot
stalls, on Appalossa Ave. in Montura Ranch Estates.
* $160,000 4BD/2BA mobile home with fire- $55,000 1.09+/- acre wooded lot on paved
placU "ESmgaakKT pA mal din- +road in heart of Montura.
ing room and walk-in closet. $49,200 125+/ acres in beautiful growing
* $119,900- This 3BD/2BA manufactured home M $ .
featuU El itl-- M M net stor- Montura.
age. ? ".-', "It 'on
.$ ,O _% +/-acre coul ..... .. ,
with nece in" n *ar $35,000 1.07 +/- acre located on paved road
. h $ f h P r i m obile l .. .' i.i, t, -i ,' ,,
hom fi rp adjoining 1.07+/- acre wooded lot available.
ACREAGE: iilI -.+. c i .., .. '
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ing a lrac lr$i f sgr W old access. tle..u r ,.. .. I. ,, .. .
* $1,025,600 51+/- acres, secluded, lots of able.
trees, fronts on two roads, owner will divide. HOMESITES:
* $998,025 Warehouse & office on 1.38+/- $* 72,900 Beautiful lot in Greenbriar. Large
acre. One of a kind Auto Salvage yard. Organized canal, majestic oaks,
with clean bill of health. $55.'i.ij ,-,,,,., 1: i' ,, i : :\ :
* $668,500 Hwy 27 frontage. Currently an Auto $45,000- .46+/- acre, Nestle your home under
Salvage yard,
ae$430,000- A creek runs through i! 2 beauti- the oaks on these three oak filled city lots.
ful 20 acre parcels on Bee Branch, lots of trees! *$45,000- .25+/- acre lot in growing section of
Don't miss out on this unique acreage! Port LaBelle.
* $300,000 19.83+/- acres with numerous 3, ., .-.. '.-',i _- ;,
p,., 'ili ...i.: 19.82 +/- acres also avail- clo ,: i.. if-.i..


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Auctions 105
Car Pool 110
Share a ride 115
Card of Thanks 120
In Memoriam 125
Found 130
Lost 135
Give Away 140
Garage/Yard Sale 145
Personals 150
Special Notices 155
900 Numbers 160


Auction 826 AC MOL and
farm Equipment on 7/23 at
11:30 am in Buckville, La-
fayette County, FL. Call for
package (888)821-0894.


MEDIUM SIZE DOG- female,
brown & white, found vic of
Trailer Creek Lodge, SE 441.
(863)467-6423





Bronco was LOST Nov. '04.
Lt brown, 301lbs, fixed,
friendly. Last seen Pahokee.
Found in Japan in '97-his
adopting family doesn't want
him but I do. Rwd offered for
his rtn. Pis call(561)924-5656
JACK RUSSEL TERRIER- fe-
male, vic of N. Labelle, Ivan
& Alex Blvd.
(863)673-8971. Reward
MINIATURE PINSCHER male
Rambo, blk/bwn w/ bik collar,
10 Ibs. Vic. of Kings Bay.
Please Help! (863)467-7634


KITTEN- (F) playful, great with
kids, litter box trained. To go
home only (863)342-2974.
KITTENS (5) Black & white
Bob Tail. 6wks old. Males &
females. Free to good
homes (863)357-2638
USED ALUMINUM- You pick
up & haul. (863)357-5957


READING A
NEWSPAPER...
makes you a more informed
and interesting person. No
wonder newspaperreadenrs
are more suctessfull


MOVING SALE
LaBelle; Fri.7am-1pm & Sat.
7am- 3pm July 22nd &
23rd. & Fri. 7am- 7pm &
Sat. 7am-3pm July 29th &
30th., 2007 Schooner Dr.
Country Village. Antique
dresser & table Furnishing &
Knick Knacks


EARN DEGREE online from
home. *Business, *Parale-.
gal, *Computers. Job Place-
ment Assistance. Computer
& Financial aid if qualify.
(866)858-2121 www.tide-
watertechonline.com.
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to purchase something
deer? Pick up some
extra bucks when you
sell your used items in
the classifeids.



Is Stress Ruining Your Life?
Read DIANETICS by Ron L.
Hubbard Call
813)872-0722 or send
7.99 to Dianetics, 3102 N.
Habana Ave., Tampa FL
33607.




Employment -
Full-Time 205
Employment -
Medical 210
Employment -
Part-Time 215
Employment
Wanted 220
Job Information 225
Job Training 227
Sales 230



ALL TRADESMEN:
PF/PW/BK/M C ,
CR/EL/TW/MW/EO/RG/SM/I
W/ & PA/TB/PL/CO/CW/W.
Work out of state with top
pay & per diem. Resume to:
Craft Network, Box 137472,
Clermont, FL 34713.
BODY MAN (2)
Must have Body Work exp.
Ability to do collision repair
& restoration required.
PAINTERS HELPER (1)
Must have lr ex.

Carpenter Wanted
must have tools &
transportation, steady
work. 1-800-345-0060


HEALTHCARE
Rewarding Careers
Await You At
Glades General
Hospital... We are
Building an
Exciting Future!
PHARMACIST
GGH seeks a dynamic
Clinical Pharmacist FT with
weekend rotation. Successful
candidate will possess current
FL License, min. 2 years
hospital exp., exp. with
pharamacokinetics, renal
'adjustment, MUE, unit
inspections & clinical services
SKILLED LABORER
MAINTENANCE
MECHANIC
Needed for short term project.
1-2 years exp. with interior
and exterior renovation,
electrical, carpentry, masonry,
painting, plumbing and tile
setting. Must be willing to
work FT hours during the
project.
ER REGISTRATION
PRN
Flexible schedule. Evening
and weekends. Excellent
computer and customer
service skills. Healthcare
experience preferred.
COOK FT:
3-5 years exp, Successful
candidate will be familiar
with a variety of practices and
preparation in institutional
cooking.
1201 S. Main St
elle Glade FL
(561) 996-6571
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'.. ; "' Fax: (561) 993-5627
Driver- COVENANT TRANS-
PORT. Excellent Pay &
Benefits for Experienced
Drivers, 0/0, Solos, Teams
& Graduate Students. Bo-
nuses Available. Refrigerated
Now Available. (888)MORE
PAY (888-667-3729).
Driver- NOW HIRING QUALI-
FIED DRIVERS for Central
Florida Local & OTR posi-
tions. Food grade tanker, no
hazmat, no pumps, great
benefits, competitive pay &
new equipment. Need 2
years experience. Call By-
num Transport for your op-
portunity today.
(800)741-7950.
When you want some-
thing sold, advertise in
the classified.


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Looking for a career

with a company you

can grow with?

Are you self motivated?
Do you like meeting new people?
Are you computer literate?
If so, this could be the opportunity
you have been looking for.
Full and/or part time
positions available.


The Caloosa Belle and Immokalee
Bulletin are looking for bright, self-
, starters with computer skills and
reliable transportation who are will-
ing to learn newspaper advertising
sales from the ground up.
If you have what it takes, you
could be the outside salesperson
in these fast growing markets.


Our company offers:
a unique work environment
potential for advancement
competitive pay and benefits
life and disability insurance
401 (K) plan
generous time off program

Email your resume to:
jkasten@strato.net
An equal opportunity employer

SENIOR CONNECTIONS OF SW FL, INC.
Program Coordinator needed to manage pro-
grams for older adults in Hendry/Glades Co. F/T
position, great pay and benefits for degree can-
didate. We're looking for "Personality Plus" per-
son to help us expand our volunteer caregiving
programs. Must have degree in human services
orrelated field, clean FL driver license. Back-
ground checks done on all new hires. Send re-
sume to Coordinator Search, POB 2400,
LaBelle, FL 33975-2400. Position open until
filled.
Personal Care Aides needed to assist frail elderly
in their own homes in Hendry & Glades
Counties. Must have CNA certificate, H.S. diplo-
ma or GED, clean Fl driver license. Background
checks done on all new hires. Name your hours-
we'll work with you as long as you have a heart
for seniors!
Call our office nearest you for more info about job
openings in your area. LaBelle: 675-1446, Cle-
wiston: 983-7088, Moore Haven: 946-1821. We
are an EOE.


The GEO Group, Inc.
The GEO Group, Inc.
A worldwide leader in privatized corrections
OFFERS CHALLENGING AND EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES.
FULL TIME POSITIONS & EXCELLENT BENEFITS
CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS


MOORE HAVEN
CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
1990 East SR 78NW
Moore Haven, FL 33471
Phone 868-946-2420
Fax 863-946-2487


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Immediate restaurant management
openings in Lake Placid, Moore
Haven, LaBelle, Clewiston and
Okeechobee. We are a franchise with
27 restaurants throughout South
Florida and are hiring energetic,
honest, and responsible individuals.
We offer:
-Excellent Salaries
-Medical and Life Insurance
-Dental Insurance
-401K Savings Plan
-Paid Vacations
-Advancement Opportunities,
-Training Program

For an interview please call:
863-983-4224
or mail your resume in confidence to:
Pauline Alvarez
Southern Management Corporation
1014 W. Sugarland Hwy.
Clewiston, FL 33440



Now Hiring
Management
I'm Iovin' if

McDonald's@ of the Glades
(Belle Glade, Clewiston, and LaBelle)
are looking for a few good
people for Management. We are
looking for friendly, honest, self
starters, with excellent people
skills.

Starting pay based on
experience
Medical, life, dental, vision
insurance
Five day work week
Paid training
Paid vacation

To set up an interview
please call Amanda at
863-612-0333

Nisbet Enterprises Inc.
PO Box 1920
LaBelle, FL 33935



SHEALTHCARE DISTRICT
OF PALM BEACH COUNTY
HCAP Health Care Navigator
Grant Position
Glades Area
Position #163-2125
Interviews clients of Western Palm Beach County and assists
them in navigating the eligibility process of appropriate
healthcare and social services. Participates in outreach ac-
tivities. Associate's degree with course work emphasis in
social work, human services or related; supplemented by
three (3) years previous experience or training that provides
excellent knowledge of eligibility criteria for alternative gov-
ernment supported health care programs and benefits and
the ability to perform interviews; or an equivalent combina-
tion of education, training, and experience. Requires moder-
ate computer skills and possess a current Florida Drivers
License. Starting salary $26, 376. All applications & re-
sumes must be received by 5 PM 7/29/05.
Send to: HCDPBC, 324 Datura St., #401 WPB, FL 83401. Fax
671-4670, EOE DFWR


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Glades County Board of County Commissioners
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR
SALARY COMMENSURATE W/ EXP
*EXCELLENT BENEFITS, HEALTH CARE &
STATE RETIREMENT
MAJOR DUTIES: Manage, organize and direct
count-wide emergency preparedness program, to
include grant preparation and maintenance and
the completion of the scope of work as defined by
the Department of Community Affairs. Develop;
update and implement comprehensive emergency
operation response and recovery plans and proce-
dures. Ensure annual facility site surveys for fa-
cilities reporting under section 302 of SARA Title
III. Evaluate the productions, storage and use of
extremely hazardous material substances for com-
pliance with state and federal laws. Plan, priori-
tize, assign, supervise the work of staff involved in
emergency management~activities.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITEuS: Ability
to manage and supervise interagency team plan-
ning and operations and to work effectively with
persons and groups in complex situations. Must
be available and prepared to respond to any emer-
gency/disaster or potential emergency/disaster
seven (7) days a week, twenty-four (24) hours a
day. Knowledge of local, state and federal emer-
gency agencies.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Di-
ploma or Equivalent supplemented by three (3)
years experience or training in administrative and
office management and/or planning. An equiva-
lent of training, education and experience will be
considered. Florida Associate Emergency Manag-
er of Florida Professional Emergency Manager
Certification is preferred.
JOB LOCATION: Glades County Emergency
Management
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:00am-5:00pm-5 days per
week (except as noted above)
CLOSING DATE: July 25,2005 at 9:00am
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Glades
County Application, Copy of valid Florida Drivers
License
SUBMIT APPLICATION OR TO RECEIVE A
COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION CONTACT.
Mary Ann Dotson.
500 Avenue J
Post Office Box 1018
Moore Haven, FL 33471
(863)946-6000
Glades County is a drug-free, non-smoking workplace


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HVAC TECHNICIAN

HVAC Technician Position Available
at Pahokee Housing Authority. For
further written details, interested parties
may contact Julie Hale, Executive

Director, at tel. 561-924-5565; fax
(561)924-5148; or visit 465 Friend
Terrace, Pahokee, FL. Pahokee
Housing Authority is an Equal
Opportunity Employer and promotes
a Drug-Free Workplace.
a Drug-Free Workplace.


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www.theseminolecasino
Apply in person at
506 S. 1 Street, Immokal
1-800-218-0007


ELECTIONS SPECIALIST I, $10.40/Hr. Includes
voter registration, maintenance of voter registra-
tion records and answering gen. telephone in-
quiries and data entry. HS/eq. and 1 yr. gen.
office or legal clerical work.
ELECTIONS SPECIALIST II, $11.37/Hr. (See
Elections Spec. I.) Will solve more routine work
problems & assist in absentee ballot and early
voting process. HS/eq. and 1 yr. exp. working in
an elections office/related work.
Apply directly to Supervisor of Elections, 240 S.
Military Trail, WPB. Submit completed SOE appl.
or Board of County Commissioners' appl. (visit
www.pbcgov.com). Tel: 561-656-6200; Toll-
free from Glades: 1-866-868-3321; Fax
561-656-6287. EO/AA M/F/D/V (DFWP) (Appli-
cation deadline: 7/22/05


Alico. Inc. -:'
Is now hiring CANKER INSPECTORS.
for the Citrus Division.
Experience a plus.
Must have valid driver's license.
Benefits included.
Apply in person at the Alico office,
640 S. Main Street, LaBelle.
Alico, Inc, is and Equal Opportunity Employer.

BOOKKEEPER,
S Full time position for busy ag. office,
must be experienced in computerized P/R,
ANP & Excel. Strong accounting background
& attn. for detail, Fax resume w/salary req.
to 863-983-5116.

LAB ANALYST
SOUTHERN GARDEN CITRUS
Seeks an individual with previous laboratory experience.
Minimum High School or GED required. Good computer and
math skills needed. Good pay, benefits and a 401K. Contract
HR Dept. @863.902.4133, fax 863.902.4315,.or
dmelton(southerngardens.cpm


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THE SEMINOLE TRIBE OF FLORIDA has the fol-
lowing openings at our new Immokalee Clinic:
Medical Social Worker: Bachelors degree +
min. 2 yrs. health care, mental health or social
work. Min. 1 yr. clinical exp. w/dual diagnosis
(chemical dependency/mental health).
Medical Assistant: Maintain patient rooms, triage
patients, check vitals, venipuncture, dressing
changes, etc. Assist front office. Grad from ac-
credited MA program. Current CPR & FL drivers
license req.
Transporter: Transport patients for various medi-
cal reasons. Valid FL drivers license with good
driving record. Ability to transfer patients (in-
cluding lifting). HS diploma/GED.
Resumes to galtmanasemtribe.com or fax to
954-967-3477 or mail to HR, 6300 Stirling Rd.,
Hollywood, FL 33024. www.seminoletribe.com


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LABOR FINDERS
DAILY WORK DAILY PAY
S All Types of Work Available
$ 202 E. Sugarland Hwy. (
(Across from Clewiston Inn)
(863) 902-949s4


DRIVERS
Be your own boss in the Okee-
chobee, Belle Glade and Cle-
wiston areas. Flexible week
day hours, must have 1995
or newer 4 door Sedan, Cell
Phone or Nextel a plus. Call
(800)685-4789 Ext 1197

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
For agdribusiness in
Clewiston area, general
office, typing & computer
skills required. Position
offers a competitive wage
To apply send resume with
current salary to Hilliard
Brothers of Florida. 5500
Flaghole Rd. Clewiston
Florida 33440.
Fax 863-983-5116


Mill Manager Needed
Needs to be Experienced with
Machinery and Equipment.
Apply at Syfrett Feed Co,
079 NW 8th Street
Okeechobee
Now Hiring for 2005 Postal
P o s it ions s
$17:50-$59.00+/hr. Full
Benefits/Paid Training and
Vacations No Experience
Necessary (800)584-1775
Reference #5600.
PUMP TRUCK DRIVER
With CDL A or B. Good pay,
w/ benefits. Will train. Year
round. Contact Bill
561-996-2298.
Find it faster. Sell it sooner
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extra charge, ashwei tas D m-- -IV -161-
lon distance tll costs. We County School Board Bus Restaurant 40 X 100 LIMITED OFFER DR table tinted mirror glass es, Ionize aluminum. Tale & Approx. 8 wks. old. Pure bred.
will do our best to alert our Driver.Contactthe Equipment 690 (800)300-2470 EXT 4 w/center leaf $50 bar fiberglass. $175. neg Males. Shots/Wormed. $350.
reader of these charges In Transportation Dept. at Satellite 695 www.allbldg.com (863)357-1078 (863)467-8050 (863)673-2260/674-1322
the ads, but occasionally 863-674-4115or Sewing Machines 700
we may not beawaresofthe CherylJamesonat Sporting Goods 705 l ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, WICKER SET-2 chairs & a BURMESE PYTHON, 12 Ft.,
charges. The aware, If you jamesonc@ Stereo Equipment 710 MateiIl $75 or best offer. table OK condition,$25 Female, Very tame. $300 or
call asnumbereout ofyour hendry.k12.fl.us Television/Radio 715 (863)357-3633 (863)983-2246 best offer. (863)228-7230
Tickets 720 INTERIOR DOOR, 36"
area, use caution. Shop here first! Tools 725 w/frame and hardware. $40.
The classified ads Toys & Games 730 (863)357-1560.
Start Your Own Business: VCRs 735
rewards. Choose Avon!' ii Buy Direct From Manufactur- .
863-677-0025 er. 20 colors in stock with all
around! Delivery Available N A t
$50,000 FREE CASH H WWII NEW GUINEA Toll Free (888)393-0335.
GRAN50,000 FREE CASH SCREEN & PATIO WAR CLUB- asking $ 750
er Repay! For personal bills, ENCLOSURES (863)675-2624. l helps you understand the
school, new business. $49 Rescreening & repair. -
BILLION Left unclaimed from lic. #2001-19849 & Dining Room Table, 2 Pedes- CAR SEAT- BOY BABY WOrld around you.
2004. Live Operators! insured. (561)784-5568 tals, leaf, 4 chairs, Good CLOTHES 0-15mo., Lots of
(800)785-6360 Ext #75. or (561)358-2456 condition. Beautiful Piece. toys, etc. $75 for all, will sep
$200. (302)492-3488 863-357-7136 Aft 7pm


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CLEWSTO Listings Needed $27,000 REALESTATE BROKER
ROLAND MARTIN'S MARINA- Bank Foreclosures 420E. SUGARLAND HWY.
Looking for a short order Call for Details MOORE HAVEN (863) 983-6663 (863) 983-9770 .
cook. Able to work flexible 3R, BA Home in -Yacht Club 3BR, 2BA, MH
cors. Inquie @ 920 E. Del Hooker's Pointwea c/Lot $119,000 WEBSITE: DYESSREALESTATE.COM E-MAIL: ANN@DYESSREALESTATE.COM
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Monte Ave, $112,000 ,River View Lots available on .4F".ER "OURS.,
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Sales $5,500 Weekly Goal New construction on Caoos Call for Details ANN DYESS FAYEKELTING LAURASMTfH TRAVISDYESS KATHYGARCIA
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appointments day! 2-3 confirmed $275,000 Farm Land Available
appointments daily! Benefits Call for Details RESIDENTIAL MONTTIRA ACREAGE "'
Available... all Catherine 4BR, 2BeA, MH, Sherwoem odeled RENTALS 2BR, 2BA New Condo LOTS AVAILABLE 9.9 acre Sews Under
McFarland(888)563-3188. S/D84000 4BR, 2BA $1,800/mo. $184,900 CALL FOR DETAILS Citrux ,,., $94,900
8/E*3BR, 2BA $1,600/mo. Naven4BIAIB iTt/l,500 5 a d D2 O00
S/E & 3-State Run: T/T Dnv- -o .B 0R, 1BA in Moo 5 New Homes 4BISAM I 1111IN1500 5 acAEEdFENDAW00
ers. HOME WEEKENDS. BWooded Lots: $525/mo. Under Contract CallforDetails COMMERCIAL Lot R- i i4N -00 '
Mileage Pay, Benefits, 401K. Zambria- $40,000 3 osASB2JVDA"V900 Mw/ j 'fty 3Montura 1.25 $42,000 :
Trainees Welcome. Miami QuebradS $50,000 4 1SL.EEND15900 ,000
area- exp. req. 21 min Appaloosa 55,000 Moore H vi.ycht Club 9 Commercial Lots on US t
age/Class-A CDL Cypress Lot w/ t 'r "* $26,500 27 with Building $400,000 List Your
TruckLines(800)545-1351. -3BI R B -PNDMI,000 Building 2476 sq. ft. on
Truck Drivers Needed 2B S 8 US 27 oo100'xoo' Home Here!
Benefits Available. Must have acres Ca or tails 8 Lots Zoned R1-B
Class A CDL license. Apply at: 4BR, 2BA $225,000 $400,000
Syfrett Feed Co., MOBILE HOMES 10 LotsZoned Commercial Marketin To
3079 NW 8th Street 3BR, 2BA, Shed $65,000 $500,000 viarkeung
Okeechobee < C- a ro lyXn 3BR, 2BA Ridgdill $67,500 Harlem Bar Great Every Potential
o m a s 3BR, 2BAp $87,000 Business OpportuniBty Int
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$"0W E L W rig 'OI J': 3B3, 2BA RidgdiRl $84,900 CabinwetmSho +sW world
$600 WEEKLY Working 3BR, 2BOP4 on lake Cabinet Shop 4800sq.ft.
through the govEernmentA Carolyn Thomas 946-2005 $120,000 wwwhendry-desmmds.mom
lot of Opportunities. MaryLee van Wijck 946-0505
(800)493-3688 Code J-14..
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Business $50,000 FREE CASH FULL SIZE HIDE IN WALL GOWNS (3) Formal, From Da- LIVING ROOM SET, 3 pc. SCOOTER Space Saver, 3
Opportunities 305 GRANTS*****- 2005! Nev- DIVORCE$275-$350*COV- BED- good condition w/mat- vid's Bridal. New, never w/table and lamps & BED wheel, good condition $650
Money Lenders 310 er Repay! For personal bills, ERS children, etc. Only one tress, $300. worn. All size 20. $300 for ROOM SET, Queen. $1500 (863)357-8788
Tax Preparation 315 school, new business. $49 signature required! *Ex- (863)674-9073. all, will sep. (863)697-2813 forall. (561)261-0713 WALKER, Deluxe: 4 Wheel
BILLION Left unclaimed from cludes govt. fees! Call week- SCRUBS- 6-Shirts & 5-pair of MICROWAVE CART w/seat & basket. $75
2004. Live Operators! days (800)462-2000, Large collection pants. Sizes small & Medi- Oak finish, roll around, w/ (863)763-2458
ins (800)856-9591 Ext #113. ext.600. (8am-7pm) Divorce tiques. $2500. will separate, urn. $60. (863)697-8319 doors & sliding drawer. $45 (837325
l, ifiu -It I 035 FREE $$ CASH $$ GRANTS! Tech. Established 1977. Lots of goodies, Must see. u 6 3-81 (863)357d1o
For 2005. Never repay. For (863)763-0072i b 0 (863)357-1078
$800 POSSIBLE weekly in- Personal Bills! Home buyingTABLE- Dark Oak, veneer top, LIFT CHAIR Electric, in very
come mailing brochures. School! New Business! Football & Baseball Card Col- with 4 chair, leaf, Very stur- good codnd. $350
Free supplies. Genuine op- $5,000-$500,000. Live Op- NEW SELF STORAGE SHWSH Mata reat election& $500 or best offer dy. $75. or best offer. (863)763-2458
portunity. Free info. Call erators! (800)860-2187 Ext 46 units 7x15, 8x15, 10x15, DISHWASHER- Maytag, gre Call(863)763-8943 (863)673-3662 your ad STATWIDE!!!
now! (708)536-7030. #116 10x30,12x30,15x25. Full working condition, looks F( o6 3) R9n your a( 8ATEI7E
electric, secure on Commerelo good, $150. HO TRAIN SET, 10, comp. TV, 32" w/Entertainment Cen- For only $450 you can place
A CASH COW! 90 Vending IMMEDIATE CASH!!! US Pen- St. 350ft.from Clewiston (863)357-1560. 5x10, elaborate layout, Nas- ter. Asking $400 neg. your 25 word classified ad
Machine units/You OK Loca- sion Funding pays cash now Police Dept. 863-983-6663, cartheme, 100+ cars, $600 (561)985-1873 in over 150 newspapers
tions Entire Business for 8 years of your future 863-983-2808, after hrs. MICROWAVE OVEN, TOSHIBA neg. (863)675-3394 WATERBED- King size, Every- throughout the state reach-
$10,670 Hurry! pension payments. Call 863-983-8979 w/Wooden Carton Wheels PORCH ROCKER-Old Alumi- thing included. No head- ing over 5 MILLION readers.
(800)836-3464 #B02428. (800)586-1325 for a FREE, $50 (863)675-4543 PORCH ROCKER- Old, Alumi- thing included. No head-
(800)836-3464 #02428. (800)586-1325 for a FREE, $50(863)675-4543 num & wood. With redwood board. Great condition. Call this newspaper or Ad-
ABSOLUTELY FREE INFO ON- no-obligation estimate. finish. $10.(863)983-1848 $100.(863)763-6909. vertising Networks of Florida
LINE! Work from any loca- ww.uspensionfund- at(866)742-1373. Visit us
LINE! Put your PC to work! ing.com.,r a psi f -Gflsonline at www.florida-classi-
tion! Put your PC to work! fieds.com. Display ads also
Great training. $25-$75/HR. S erv8ci available.
PT/FT. Grow with expanding UPRIGHT FREEZER- marble available.
International Company! DR table, stove, sofa bed, DELL COMPUTER- Windows CLUB CAR, '97- Exc. cond., SEEKING BASS PLAYER
www. SuccessSo- sS chrome table w/refrig below, XP 256 MB Ram, Monitor, good batt/charger, $1599. For Okeechobee Area
Great.com/?Refid=ANF ,jlI Air Conditioners 505 $1700 for all will sep.. Keyboard, Mouse & Lots of (863)697-1350/763-2063. Christian Blues Band
ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do Antiques 510 (863)634-6446. games $150 863-843-0158. CLUB CAR, '97- Exc. cond., Call Jerry (863)467-6793
ALL ASH CANDY R EAppliance Pas 5 1
you earn $800/day? 30 Ma Babysitting 405 Appliance Parts 520 WASHER & DRYER, $100. GATEWAY COMPUTER with good batt/charger, $1599.
chines, Free Candy A Child Care Needed4lo0 Beauty Supplies 525 Works, good condition, printer, $250/neg. Call (863)697-1350/763-2063.
$9,995B02000033. CALL US We(888)629-9968 Child Care Offered415 Bicycles 530 (863)697-8319. 863-674-0304. EASY GOLF CART- 1984,
w.i.n b us Instruction 420 Books & Magazines 535 R Complete rebuilt engine & DRUM SET, $80
will notbe undersold Services Offered 425 Building Materials540 WASHER/DRYER Kenmore clutches. Clean. Good cond. (863)675-2627
slip-proof floors, tubs and Medical Services435 Carpetss'Rugs 550 for both or will separate AMAZONS 2,2 yr old, Orange $2200. (863)692-2229. Elec. Guitar, Harmony, stand,
showers. Commercial and M Children's Items 555 (863)634-8654 Winged. Need TLC $600. for EASY GO Good cond. 7ood tuner, carry case & 2 Har-
residential in your protected China, Glassware, Etc. 560 the pair or will sep. battery& charger. $799. mony amps w/chord, never
High income, low overhead, Coins.Stamps 570 (863)7W3-2063. PIANO- Remington, needs
5648409s8 tComputer.'Video 580 Huffy's Brand New. $100. GOFds Callaway t u nd ()44 pads. $695.
S(561)488-409Crafts/Supplies 585 for both will separate Driver, 2, 3, 4,5 & 7. $35 6 9
NOTICE Cruises 590 863-634-5914for, will sep. 863)467-1910
Fa Drapes, Linens p Fabrics 59560 BED, Queen, Complete w/mat-
IndependentNewspaperswill Fireplace Fixture 600 tress, box springs & frame. LADIES GOLF CLUBS- left
neveracceptanyadvertise- Firewood 605 Good condition. $60. handed, woods, 1,3,5 & 7
ment that is illegal or con- P 9964524 Fdrniture 610 (863)763-8642 Irons 4 thru wedge, graphite OFFICE SAFE- Shaw Walker,
sidered fraudulent. In all o Furs 615 ALL STEEL LG SUPER shaft $125 2'x2'x4 1/2' $795.
casesofquestionableval- : 561 90 Health & Reducing SALE! 24x30 $4,476. 38x38 BEDROOM SET 5pcs, full (863)467-6162. 561-449-9635
ue, such as promises of Equipment 620 $5,984. 48x30 $12 size b9ed w/mattress $300 C 4strbdw
guaranteed income from ,(32, .S .7S, L Heating Equipment- Save Thousands! Call Bob (863)675-2969 WORK CART- 4 seater, bed w/ I ~I
work-at-home programs-if / .d. Supplies 625 (800)8639128. BUNK BEDS- White metal, lift gate, 36V charger, work A IN -
it sounds too good to be Household Items '330 $50. (863)634-9842 or pleasure. Good condition, ALBINO COCKATIEL'S- (2)
true, chances are that it is. nwsapr Jewelry 635 BUILDING SALE! "Rock Bot- (863). $925. (863)697-2033. hand fed, with cage $75.
If youhavequestionsor helps you understand Lamps Lights 640 tom Prices!" FINAL CLEAR- CABINET, For VCR TAPES: (863)983-6537.
doubts about any ad on helps you understand Luggage 645 ANCE! 20x30 Now $2900. $20 (863)675-4543 Ii -------
these paess, we advise that the world around you Medical Items 650 30x40 $5170. 40x50 DINING ROOM TABLE- Solid -I ALPAC'KA-$500ortrade
before responding or send- No wonder newspaper Miscellaneous 655 $8380. 40x60 $10,700. wood with 2 leafs, 6 High WI H(T63)673-1567
ing money ahead of time, readers are more suc- Musical Instruments 660 50x100 $15,244. Many Oth- back chairs Very nice $700 WEIGHTS & BENCH-410 Ibs, -
you checkwiththe Better cessful people! Office Supplies" ers. Ends/accessories op- (863)634-9842 Okee area w/ extras, $175 or best of- BABY MINI POT BELLY PIG
Business Bureau at Equipment 665 ti onal. Pioneer fer. (863)983-2246. $50 (863)983-7702
772-878-2010 for previous Pets.'Supplies.. (800)668-5422. DINING SET- Walnut table BABY SUGAR GLIDER- In
complaints. Services 670 with 2 extra leafs & table Bcludes arIG GLe R $300
Photography 675 FLORIDA BUILDING BLOW- pads, 6 chairs, Buffet & cade( arge c6age 3.4 7
SomeOO 800 and 900 Otelephone DELIVER OUR PRECIOUS Plumbing Supplies 680 OUT FL PRODUCT AP- Hutch $325. or best offer. (863)634-2077
numbers may require an RAC y Pools & Supplies 685 PROVED 30 X 40, 40 X 60, 863-467-8050 PATIO FURNITURE- 10 niec. BOSTON TERRIER PUPPIES,


Serving the communities -south of Lake Okeechobee


Thursday Jul 21 2005














VOLUNTEER
For Dolly Hand
Center. If interest
561-99



CHOCOLATE LAB- 1 yr old fe-
male. Greats kid. $200. or
best offer
(863)673-0476/675-0325
[LLAMA- $500 or trade
(863)673-1567
PEKINGESE PUPPIES- 6 wks
on 07/15. $200 for males &
$250 for females.
(863)983-5597
TRITON COCKATOO: Rare, Fe-
male, Great pet. Very lovable
w/large cage & access. $1800
neg. (863)228-7230



DEMO HOMESITES WANTED
in your area for the NEW
Kayak Pool. Take Advantage
of this Unique Opportunity.
Save $ Financing Available.
For Details Call
(866)348-7560.
PUMP & FILTER SYSTEM, for
above ground pool, $125 or
best offer. (863)946-1794



SONY STEREO SYSTEM- RCA
5 Disk, CD Changer. 2 Tower
& 2 small speakers Good
cond $400 neg 863-634-6737
STEREO with CD/double deck
player, AM/FM, $40/neg.
Call 863-674-0304.
TAPE PLAYER/RECORDER
Sony, 100 country cassettes
$50 (863)697-2033



CB RADIO- Uniden brand,
missing microphone, $20.
(863)674-0098.
TELEVISION- 19", Sanyo, re-
mote, antenna, good picture,
$50. (863)674-0098.
TV Floor Model, 27" Walnut
grain, $75. (863)357-8788


PRESSURE WASHER
2400 PSI, 5 h p H ,iiiid
Engine $300 (863)763-3599


X BOX- With 4 games, 1 Con-
troller, 3 mo old. $175.
(863)261-2263


LOOKING FOR: Electric Riding
Lawn Mower. Please call
any time. (863)983-7996
PAYINGG TOP DOLLAR FOR:
US Coins & Currency
collections. Please call
(419)688-1669
WANTED TO BUY
UNOPENED surplus diabetic
test strips, etc.
(419)946-1008

Agriculture



Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Farm Services
Offered 825
Farm Supplies/
Services Wanted 830
Fertilizer 835
Horses 840
Landscaping
Supplies 845
Lawn & Garden 850
Livestock 855
Poultry,'Supplies 860
Seeds, Plants'
Flowers 865



HORSE TRAILER- 2 horse, all
aluminum, good tires, extra
tall, new floor, needs paint.
$2500 neg (561)719-3641.
QUARTER HORSE GELDING-
12 yrs old, Experienced rid-
er. $1500. (863)634-7769.
Quarter Horse Mare, 8 yrs.
old & Quarter Horse Gelding, 3
yrs. old. $3000 for both, will
sep. (239)694-5611
REG PASO FINO MARE,-
12yrs old, smooth gait, does
it all, $2300 (863)763-1504.


Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


- ouses Sale 1025 Mobile' Homes 1ffir Hm es .5 Ign NIS. M
Hurricane Wind Zone 3
Manufactured &,o, SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
S N EED ED MoulartHmes s PUBLIC NOTICEOF APPLICATION
Land/Home Packages -- Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373,. Florida Statutes, the following
I Cultural Arts Complete Double Section, applications) forpermit have been received forproject(s)in Hendry County:
SFted pa s cal l Setup & A/C.- George D Thomas (Kelly Grove/Ft Denaud Oak Grove) 9990 Coconut Rd, #202,
Se se From $45,000 Bonita Springs, FL 34135, has submitted Application 050610-30 for renewal of
3K 1 0 STANTON HOMES..^ ,S S.*CC Water Use Permit 26-00274-W to irrigate 45 acres of agricultural lands. The wa-
3 N .ter will be withdrawn from onste lakes and the project is located in Section 3,
S1-800-330-6623 .T Township 43 South, Range 2 8 EanL
IMMEDIATE DEBT RELIEF Lake Butler Groves Inc (Southern Belle) 13100 W Colonial Or, Winter Garden, FL
Fffi ^ ^ ^ We will buy your house or 3WTON fCO lNTRY ACRES 34787, has submitted Application 050614-27 for renewal of Water Use Permit
05 take over payments Please 26-00130-W to irrigate 465 acres of agricultural lands. The water will he with-
cal ceI ll# drawn from the Sandstone Aquifer and the project is located in Sections 1,2,
call cell # (561)301-5055 Modular/Models. From $59,900 & up, Township 42 South, Range 28 ast.
LAWN EQUIPMENT -e l 3/4/5BR, 2/3BA, acre & 1/4 available or use Paul L Cutshall (Kt-East 21731 Tuckahoe Rd, Alva, FL 33920, has submitted Ap-
Toro Z Master, 10mph, Echo a plication 050617-17 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00359-W to irrigate 77
Weedeater & Blower/ your land as down payment. Financing acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Sandstone Aq-
trailer $5000(863)467-8250 LAND 5 acres, 606Henry available. 863-673-6417 or 561-753-8355 uierandtheproject is located in Section4, Township 43 South,Range28 East.
PIslU BEI Pi rto $210,0 Paul L Cutshall (Hupa Grove) 21731 Tuckahoe Rd, Alva, FL 33920, has submitted
PRESSURE WASHER, 2500 ton, $21 0,000. Application 050617-22 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00055-W to irrigate
psi' w/hose & wand. $250. 3 0 5 3 4 2 7 1 33 / 13 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Surficial
psi's whose wan 0 6-5092 TODAY TURN YOUR RENT TO OWN Aquifer and the project is located in Section 12, Township 43 South, Range 29
(863)675-7504 305-636-5092. VACANT LAND Buy Here Pay Here East.
PRESSURE WASHER, EX-CEL *LAND FOR SALE* INTO BIG $$$$ Marginal Credit OK Chester-Rust Muse Farm) PO Box 2817, LaBelle, FL 33975, has submitted Appli-
2200 PSI, Honda Engine, 5.0 41.4 Acres in Hendry I will buy your vacant lot or Clewiston Stanton Homes cation 050629-11 for renewal of water use Permit 22-00264-w to irrigate 23
hp., New power head. Asking County. Could Divide. land for cash. Close in week. 863-983-8106 acres of agriculturallands. The water will be withdrawn from the Sanstone Aq-
$300. (863)467-7404 Call 239-657-5654 Hendry? Glades? Anywhere? SOUTH FLORIDA'S LARGEST uifer and the project is located in ectin 21 Townhip 42 South, Range 2
RAIL ROAD TIES FOR SALE: RESIDENTIAL VACANT LOT, Call Randy 863-673-5071 or & OLDEST DEALER G-Road LC (Sears Grove) PO Box 512116, Punta Gorda, FL 33951, has submitted
Approx. 200. $1400 for all, 3071 N.E. Beechwood Circle 11 VOLUME PRICING Application 050629-20 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00212-W to irrigate
ill sep. Will Deliver at Port Labelle STANTON HOMES 600 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Sandstone
ill p. Will Deliver 800-330-6266 Aquifer and the project is located in Sections 7,12, Township 44 South, Ranges
(863)357-6202/261-4999 (305)335-9005 M i HoI 800-330-626629,30 East.
RIDING MOWER -Sears Best I'afStatlf- LaBelle Plant World, PO Box 399, LaBelle, FL 33975, has submitted Application
44" cut, sun top, bumper & 050629-26 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00079-W to irrigate 40 acres of
et44as PCUt,0sunsto inpumper -a& Oma I ^vllie |5 Ron agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Surticial Aquifer and the
extras. Pd $3000 asking projectislocated in Section 18, Township 43 South, Range 29 East.
$1400 (863)763-8449 ATTENTION INVESTORS: Wa- E G Holland Farms, PO Box 321, LaBelle, FL 33975, has submitted Application
Snapper, 18hp vanguard, terfront lots in the Foothills Mobile Home- Lots 2005 050629-27 for renewal of Water Use Permit26-00552-Wto Irrigate762acres of
of NC. Dee water lake w agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Sandstone Aquifer and
tick steering, 2yrs, warran- of NC. Deep water lake with Mobile Home Parts 2010 the project is located in Sections 11,26,29,30,36, Townships 43,44 South,
ty, 0-radios, used 1 season, 90 miles of shoreline. 20% Mobile Homes Rent 2015 Boats 3005 Ranges 29,30 East.
new set of blades, New redevelopment discounts Campers, RVs .301
$4,500. Asking $3,000. and 90% financing. NO PAY- Mobile Homes Sale 2020 Skis 15 Palm Developments (Sky Valley) 9190 W Olympic Blvd, Ste 324, Beverly Hills, CA
1$4,500. Askr lng $3,000W M et Ais o r 90212, has submitted Application 050607-7 for an Environmental Resource Per-
(302)697-3931 MENTS for 1 year. Call now Marine Accessories 3020 mit for 56 acres of residential lands. The water will be discharged to a Diston ls-
-for best selection. Marine Miscellaneous 3025 land Conservancy District Canal and the project is located in Section 12,
www.nclakefrontproper- Motorcycles 3030 Township 43 South, Range 33 East.
ties.com (800)709-LAKE. 5 Sport Vehicles. ATVs 3035 Palmer Ranch and Cattle Company, PO Box 1029, Clewiston, FL 33440, has sub-
LIVESTCK TRAILER EAI mitted Application 050608-19 for modification of Environmental Resource Permit
LIVESTOCK hTRAILER BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROL- LaBelle 2br, 12ba, $650 a 26-00175-S-04 for 1140 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be dis-
Ideal for horses & livestock NA. MUST SEE THE BEAUTI- mo. + $650 sec & $650 1 st charged to an existing ditch and the project is located in Sections 28,33, Town-
$500 (561)236-8708 anytime FUL PEACEFUL MOUNTAINS month, ref.reqd. After 5p or ship 44 South, Range31 EasL .
Okeechobee Livestock OF WESTERN NC MOUN- Iv msg (863)6756651 BOAT, 17 Ft., Completely Jo Dyess (Dess Groves) PO Box 1200, LaBelle, FL 33975, has submitted Appli-
Market Sales every TAINS. Homes, Cabins, cation 05629-30 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00370-W to irrigate 40
Maren. 12pm &es every Acreage & Investments. remodeled, 135 hp Mariner, acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Sandstone Aq-
Mon. 12pm & every Cherokee Mountain Realt Bimini Top. $3900 uiferand the projects locatedin Section 6, Township 43 South, Range 28 East.
ues.11am.763-3127 GMAC Real Estate, Murphy (863)673-4405 The Old Groves LLC (Nobles Grove) 720 Goodlette Rd North, #303, Naples, FL
WWW.cherokeemountainreal- 34102, has submitted Application 050630-26 for renewal of Water Use Permit
ty.com Call for Free Bro- Mobile Home, Singlewide, Carolina Skiff, '05, 21', DLX, 26-00158-W to irrigate 314 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
chure (800)841-5868. '9312x64, 3BR/1BA, must trlr, 90hp Yamaha, biminy drawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sections
alure (800)841-5868. be moved, asking $2800. top, great white trolling mo- 17,28, Township 43 South, Range 2 East
Cool Summers/Ski Winters. 305-245-8768/345-1319 tor, live well, misc. equip- Bryan Paul Citrus Inc (Bob Paul Main Grove) PO Box 2357, LaBelle, FL 33975, has
RE Nf Need partners to share new ment, exc. cond., $8,995. submitted Application 050630-35 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00265-W
Beech Mountain, NC house. (863)983-8417 to irrigate 4025 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
....... Beech Mountain, NC hUSSandstone Aquifer and the project is located in Sections
5BR, 3.5BA. 2 acres w/wa- tNM HOAT 5,6,19,20,24,25,29-32,36, Townships 43,44 South, Ranges 28,29 East
Apartments 905 terfalls. Great view, 530ftM EBBTIDE BASS BOAT 1983,
uain e P s 910 terfatlls. Great view, 5300ft EBBTIDE BASS BOAT 1983, Bob Paul Inc Kinser Grove) PO Box 2357, LaBelle, FL 33975, has submitted Ap li-
Business Places 910 elevation. Use 6 Summer OF CLEW TON 16' 6" w/115 hp. Evinrude & cation 05030-36 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00135-Wto irrigate 25
Commercial weeks plus 6 other weeks Trolling Motor. $1800 or best acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Sandstone Aq-
Property 915 each year. Only $130,000 offer. (863)632-9166 uifer and the project is located in Sections 5,6,8, Township 43 South, Range 28
Condos, per 1/4th interest. Call I REDUCEast
Townhouses Rent920 (704)987-9295. JON BOAT- New Wide Lund Richard Crockett (New Hope Grove East) PO Box 2357, LaBelle, FL 33975, has
Farm Property 14ft, with trailer, $1500 or submitted Application 050630-38 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00285-W
Rent 925 East Alabama Mountain Prop- best offer. (863)467-8161. to irrigate 67 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
House Rent 930 erty For Sale One hour west Prop Sandstone Aquifer and the project is located in Section 27, Township 43 South,
Land -Rent 935 of Atlanta in Piedmont, AL DW PONTOON BOAT- 26', w/ Range29East.
Resoft Property Great for enjoyment or in- Fenced, 7hp Yamaha Oil injected Anvil Land Company LLC (Bonneville Grove) 2075 W First Street, Ste 203, Ft
Resort pert v e s t m e n t engine, trim tilt, 28 gal SS Myers, FL 33901, has submitted Application 050630-39 for renewal of Water
15-Rent 945 res 25000n P r fuel tank new bimini partial- Use Permit 26-00215-W to irrigate 198.5 acres of agricultural lands. The water
Roommate 950 15-acres-$54,250.00 512-a Cr e Prc will be withdrawn from an onsite lake or pond and the project is located in Sec-
Rooms to Rent 955 cres-$1,485,000.00 More W ar rt y rigged for fishing orparty- tions 2,3, Township 43 South, Range 28 East.
Storage Space 9- information Call Gary LW Carport, ing, no trailer, $2500 or best
Storage Space McCurdy(256)239-8001 offer (877)556-0514 toll New Hope Groves Inc (New Hope Grove West) PO0 Box 2357, LaBelle, FL 33957,
Rent 960 McCurdy (256)239-8001. 2 Sheds er l has submitted Application 050630-40 for renewal of Water Use Permit
free. 26-00286-W to Imgate 101 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
9 0GATED MOUNTAIN COMMU- 0 drawn from the Sandstone Aquifer and the project Is located in Section,22,
ApIa' Yt 0I NITY NEAR ASHEVILLE, NC )/7 2ia p'f1 T. MR 3l1il Township 43 South, Range 28 East,
Spectacular view & ri, ver Bryan Paul Inc (Banana Branch Groves) PO Box 2357, LaBelle, FL 33975, has sub-
1, 2 &3BRHOUSES& lots. Clubhouse, paved Itasca Winnebago, '84, 27'/2 mited Application 050630-43 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00022-W to
APARTMENTS FOR RENT roads, hiking, fishing. Grand Mld eeps up to 8, fe gen irrigate 152 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
T ETS n u ives 2) M state s good, e Mid-Hawhorn Aqaifer and the project is located in Section 27, Township 43
Call (863)983-4436 Huge Incentives! p c(863)467-2480 2
S(866)411-5263 www.Bear- L Spelal, (863)467-2480 LaBelle Private Drainage District, PO Box 1466, LaBelle, FL 33975, has submitted
RiverLodge.net. / RV'S (2) one w/ screened in Application 050630-45 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00082-W to irrigate
S1.2 DW 1,899 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower
Geo a Land for Sale. East por or sae Hawthorn Aquifer and the project is located in Sections 5,6,19,20,24,25,29-32,
Central Georgia 10 to 300 Fence For more information call Townships 43,44 South,Ranges 28,29 East.
n ll Macres. Owner Financed. Ca rt hed (863)763-3599 Bryan Paul Inc (Hansen Grove 2) PO 2357, LaBelle, FL 33975, has submitted Ap-
Indian Hills, Moore Haven, Startin at $1,800/ acre. Ort plcation050630-51forrenewalofaterUsePermit26-00509-Wtoirrigat48
extra large riverfront home BRASHEAR REALTY 72, 0 l l liSS acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from an onsite lake or
nt BR/3.5BA 2 ki72 900 on and the project s located in Section 22, Township 43 South, Range 28
for rent, 5BR/3,5BA, 2 kits. 76722-4308 Complete aS. ,t.
2 fireplaces, 2 car garage, I 4308 w g o OClompet
tile & hardwood firs.. t : www.georgiacoun- S Ie WayneHSimmons(CitrusGrove)16009Highway29South,LaBelle,FL33935,
throughout gorgeous views Tro al STARCAFT, POP UP AP- a s
1o0Ug gorgeu s views, I e 0Tropical #28 "R 0. (863)U 6751-6070 submitted Application 050705-5 for a Water Use Permit to irrigate 55 acres of
$1800 mo. Call Grand OpeninI Lakefront ER, $800. (863)675-6070 agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Sandstone Aquifer and
239-849-0770 or Acreage from $69,900. Pay /11/2 Bath, WILDERNESS, 32', like new, theprojectislocatedin Section 17, Township43South, Range 29 East.
239-690-3085. NO Closing Costs*! July 30 F Si h d, a/c, heat,sleeps 6, storage, Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written request
S& 31. Spectacular new wa- Furn sh $9000 or best offer. for a copy of the staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the
IRoioilmmaiie 9 'l terfront community on one 786-423-7057 application by writing to the South Florida Water Management District, Attn: Envni-
of the largest & cleanest L O ronmental Resource Regulation, PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL
OKEECHOBEE Private mountain lakes in Am erica! 33416-4680, but such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM
OKEECHOBEE- Private mountain lakes in America! 10x10 Shed ImiF('fl within 21 days from the date of publication.
BR/bath, full use of home, Large, estate-size parcels, w in1Shed. Mayinwt days fm thedateofpublicaton.
satellite leaning service, gentle slope t water, gor- UST SEE No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy of the
satellite TV, cleaning service, genes woope to water, gor- J I J staff report must be request In order to remain advised of further proceedings.
all util ind.$500/mo geous woods, panoramic MARI thar mot Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing
863)467-6577 9-5 M-F or views. Paved roads, county u regarding the proposed agency action by submitting a written request there for
863 357-1426 eve/week- water, utilities. Lake access 4Lotns 40HP $800. or best after reviewingthestaffreport.
ends. from $29,900. Low financ- ) offer. (863)983-2255 GS 07/21/2005
ROOMMATE WANTED: Male ing. Call now 3/2 DW PROPELLER, Stick, For Air
ROOMMATEWAN D:Male.e r(800)564.5092X 5 x 21 re-
or Female, No children,No strlctBonsapply". "er.. _. Boat, 72x4894
Pets, $400 mo. inclds every- CarpOl, $250.(863)528-1894
thing (863)228-3887 GRAND OPENING! Winding Sm. Shed CHEVYCAMARO Z 2895 PONTIAC TRANS AM, 87,
ScRilver Preserve July30 & Small amount of damage, 97k Sports car or collector, one
A31. OcaGainesville Area ori mi, 3 owner car, runs owner, gold on black, 305
R 320 Acres from $195,000. gd$2500 (772)971-7660 V8, auto, digital dash, t-tops,
100 Acres from $450,000. 2160W.Hwy.27Clewiston gri203 7 97 6 85k mi., $di 7000.
New semi- private gated 1.4Miles N.W ofWAL-MART TRAILER HITCH- for boat or CHRYSLER NEW YORKER (863)612-0009
I II community featuring parcels 983-4663 trailer, off a '95 Windstar, '89 4dr, 83K mi, good cond.
w/frontage on the Wacas- C am P0 bolts on, cost $120 asking white, $1000 or best offer ota Cam LE '93 dark
sassa River. Gorgeous HOMEUiLDERSOC. $80. (863)610-0521. (863)697-3090
Business Places woodlands teeming w/ deer green ext. w/beige cloth' int.,
Sale 1005 & turkey. SAVE up to r KAR KADDY- Tow dolly, steer- 181k hwy. mi., exc. cond.
Commercial $20,0001 Great financing. l ing chassis, surge brakes, $2195. (863)467-2982
Property Sale .1010 Call toll-free (866)352-2249, ,_ used very little $1250. VW BEETLE'71 Attn Collec-
Condos/ x 517 or www.fllandbar- BOAT TRAILER-16' Single ax- (863)467-4598 tors, runs great, nds re-
Townhouses- Sale1015 gains.com. le, Heavy galvanized. $400. MERCURY-' 89, Grand stored, $1800 or best offer
Farmus Sale t20 Hendersonville, NC, moun- A ( 302)678-1819 Call before marue Nice cond Ve (863)675-6214 after6pm

In te sm en t 3bd!3.EbaDeitec. Small gat- MONTOYA RANCH I $2200. neg 863-675-3726
Property Sale 1035 3000', cool, private. 10 MITSUBISHI MIRAGE 1992,
Land -Salemiles off 1-26. asy-access. Section 13,3 Bdrm., 2 Ba. MINI CHOPPER New, only Needs fuel pump. $600 or
Lots.-Sale 1045 Reduced. $625,900. 1200sq.ft. doublewide rode twice. $475 best offer. (863)357-3633. ',
Open House 1050 82 91 Won't last! 50,000 Ft. fenced yard, (863)763-3599 o 7, ,
Outcreage available. Beautiful Oaks, Screened OLDS CUTLASS, '77, V8, red, .
Property Sale i055 ON OG H Lanai, Utility Shed SCOOTER- '04, 50cc, 4 cycle, 2 door, w/hardtop, exc. DODGE DURANGO '01

Sale 1070 Lakefront Lo Cabin, James- Call owner: 863-673-5071 bla c $2500. OLDS CUTLASS CIERA, '64- $ a r rn a
Warehouse Space 1075 town/Russel Springs Area. (863)674-0898. 80,870 miles, Reliable. A/C $19,000 neg. (863)983-6018
Waterfront Property 1080 Available July 30th, Call Moore Haven, '95, Fleetwood, compressor bad, $500 neg. FORD EXPLORER 91 Needs
Now: (800)770-9311 3br, 2ba, furn., 16x80, nice, (239)728-6273. trans.$500. (863)634-0305
Sex860. must be moved. Zone 2. jjjjj
LAND NEAR ASHVILLE NC $16,500. (863)946-0670 OLDSMOBILE, '97- 4dr, 54AK FORD RANGER P/UP 1983,
LAND 10. acV.G eato CGO CART, 2 Seater, 5.5 hp en- miles, all power, like new, 4x4, 2.8 V6, Runs good. Own-
10.5 ac. Great Views, Loca- New & Used gine. $350 or best offer. $5000 (863)675-2392. er purchased new truck. Must
GAS STATION- Clewiston Fla, main Rd. Ideal for Retire- ufactured s (863)227-2600 PONTIAC GRAND AM. '00- sel $1300 (863)381-0432
Great location, very high in- meont Estate! For pictures & Stbito o h e GO CART,2seater, 5hp $8000 some warranty left, Jcb
also available. Call Peter Best Deals Anywhere. Brggs & Stratonmtrroll (863)673-3900
ea K r illiams o Clewiston, LaBelle, offer (863)675-2236 v msg PONTIAC GRAND AM'95 CAMPER SHELL, for full size
Needs some engine work Dodge pickup, 6 ft. bed,
Realty(561)459-0232. (561)459-0232 Okeechobee, PuntaGorda YAMAHA PW80- '95, Dirt Bike hasfournewtures&ac. $400 or best offer.
NC MOUNTAIN PROPERTY, 1-800-330-8106 runs good, $350. $550 (863)674-0825 (863)946-1794
8o1000 /rieate v omny READYTOMOVE-'9312x64 (86 357402960 or CAR HAULER 18', Dual axle.
with river and lake access 3br, 1 ba. Good condition. 863)34 New 20001b elec. winch. tie
.i fih hk 0thrlt $3500 neg. (863)673-5518 or t I A downs & hitch. $850.


from $20,000 to $85,000. (863)673-2624askforArt (863)763-3551
(800)699-1289 or www.riv- NEWSPAPER ENGINE, KAWASAKI, brand
erbendlakelure.com. HELPS YOU new, 10 hp, fits John Deere
New Tennessee Lake Proper- iI I I Gator or Kawasaki Mule. Nev-
ty from $19,9001 7 Acre par- GET INVOLVED IN er ran. $900. (863)692-2229.
cg bi 4,90 0. Lk Parc9d Automobiles 4005 THE fCOlMUNIT FORD RANGER-'98, Wrecked,
J (866)770-5263 ext 8 for de- Autos Wanted 4010 Hit on the drivers front side'
(tails. Classic Cars 4015 No damage to motor, Low
Ais. Commercial Trucks 4020 1 (mi. $1000. 863-634-2077
VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS Hele- Construction JEEP '91- parts only, was run-
na Montana 4.7 Acres Equipment 4025 / ning, $500 or best offer.
$79,990. Ride out your Foreign Cars 4030 (863)357-1976.
backdoor to millions of Four Wheel Drive 4035 (863)357-1976.
acres of national forest! DRAni A Heavy Duty Trucks 4040 PONTIAC GRAND AM89
SPAwesome lake & mountain l U Parts Repairs 4045 For parts, no title $250
views, close to Canyon Ferry NEWSPATID Pickup Trucks 4050 (863)674-0825
Lake, minutes to Helena. Sport Utility 4055 a wonder
Soils tested, utilities, ready Tractor Trailers 4060 newspaper TIRES (4) Bart Wheels,
to build on. Call owner Utility Trailers 4065 reader hove 14x15, 8 lug w/36" Swam-
(888)770-2240. sves ou rmtion Vans 4070 reper's. $600. (863)528-1894
Reln Eg about best buys. I Time to clean out the
W1 attic, basement and/or
garage? Advertise
LOOKING FOR A HOME 3BR, No wonder newspaper CADILLAC SEVILLE, '91- i your yard sale in the
2BA Please call Brent readersearn more white, 4dr, leather, clean, classified and make
863-634-5.129 $2500 (863)674-0898. your clean up a breeze!


Thursday, July 21, 2005


bic Noice


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER
ADOPTION OF COUNTY ORDINANCE AND
NOTICE OF ESTABLISHMENT OR CHANGE OF A
REGULATION AFFECTING THE USE OF LAND
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Glades County Board of County Commission-
ers will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 9, 2005 at 9:00 AM in the
County Commissioners Meeting Room, Glades County Courthouse, 500 Avenue
J, Moore Haven, Florida.
The Glades County Board of County Commissioners proposes to adopt the follow-
ing Ordinance:
ORDINANCE NO. 2005 -
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
AN ORDINANCE OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZON-
ING MAP OF GLADES COUNTY BY REZONING A CERTAIN TRACT OF LAND
MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN EXHIBIT A FROM OPEN USE AGRICUL-
TURE TO RESIDENTIAL GENERAL ZONING DISTRICT AS REQUESTED BY KEN-
NETH BRACKEN, CASE NUMBER R05-04; AMENDING GLADES COUNTY
ORDINANCE NO. 75-3; AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF GLADES
COUNTY; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; PRO-
VIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
A request by: Kenneth Bracken, Case Number R05-04, to change the present zon-
ing classifications of Open Use Agriculture to Residential General on 35.22 acres
of land in Glades County, Florida, more particulady described as follows:
WILLIAMS ROAD REZONING
DESCRIPTION
A parcel of land in Section 26, Township 42 South, Range 30 East, Glades County,
Florida being more particularly described as follows:
COMMENCE at the Northwest corner of Government Lot 1 of said Section 26 and
run N 88 deg. 48'14" W, along the North line of said Section 26, a distance of
928.63 feet; thence S 02 deg. 01'12" W a distance of 30.00 feet to the Northwest
corner of River Oaks Subdivision as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 56, Public
Records of Glades County, Florida and the POINT OF BEGINNING of the parcel
of land herein described; thence N 88 deg. 48'14" W, along the Southerly right-
of-way line of Williams Road, a distance of 599.93 feet to the Northeast corner
of that certain parcel of land described in official records Book 57, Page 699,
Public Records of Glades County, Florida; thence S 00 deg. 42'36" E, along the
West line of said parcel described in official records Book 57, Page 699, a dis-
tance of 2729.68 feet to the Northerly right-of-way line of the C-43 Caloosa-
hatchee River Canal; thence S 45 deg. 51'22" W, along said Northerly right-of-
way line a distance of 187.77 feet; thence S 44 deg. 15'02" E a distance of
75.96 feet; thence S 04 deg. 22"53" E a distance of 47.38 feet; thence S 23 deg.
30'27" E a distance of 28.53 feet more or less to the existing waters edge of said
C-43 Caloosahatchee River Canal; thence Northeasterly along said water's edge,
a distance of 1,561.87 feet, more or less; thence N 20 deg. 18'49"W a distance
of 73.57 feet, more or less to the "Old C-43 right-of-way line"; thence S 85 deg.
31'53" W, along said "Old C-43 right-of-way line" a distance of 112.50 feet;
thence S 60 deg. 2216" W, a distance of 387.04 feet to a point at the intersec-
tion of the "Old C-43 right-of-way line" with the Southerly projection of the West
line of Lot 26, River Oaks Subdivision; thence N 00 deg. 16'14" E, along said
projection, a distance of 62.83 feet to the Southwest corner of said Lot 26 and
the South line of said River Oaks Subdivision; thence Southwesterly along the arc
of a curve to the left, (said curve being curved concave to the Southeast and
having a radius of 1,825.00 feet and a central angle of 02 deg. 41'07"), a dis-
tance of 85.53 feet to the Southwest corner of said River Oaks Subdivision;
thence N 00 deg. 1614" E, along the West line of said River Oaks Subdivision, a
distance of 791.76 feet to the beginning of a curve to the right; thence along the
arc of said curve, said curve being curved concave to the Southeast and having
a central angle of 53 deg. 41'40" E a distance of 79.60 feet to the beginning of a
curve to the left; thence along the arc of said curve, (said curve being curved
concave to the West and having a central angle of 113 deg. 46'04" and a radius
of 128.08 feet) a distance of 254.32 feet; thence N 58 dog. 46'57" W a distance
of 53.88 feet to the beginning of a curve to the right; thence along the arc of said
curve, (said curve being curved concave to the Northeast and having a central
angle of 61 deg. 35'53" and a radius of 235.00 feet) a distance of 252.65 feet;
thence N 02 deg. 01'12" E a distance of 655.02 feet to the Point of Beginning.
Less and except the three (3) following described properties:
PARCEL "A"
Commencing at the Northeast corner of River Oaks Subdivision as recorded in Plat
Book 3, Page 56, Public Records of Glades County, Florida, run S 02 deg. 01'12"
W along the West line of said subdivision for 655.02 feet to the beginning of a
curve to the left; thence along the arc of said curve, (said curve being curved
concave to the Northeast and having a central angle o 61 deg. 35'53" and a radi-
us of 235.00 feet) a distance of 252.65 feet; thence S 58 deg. 46'57" E a dis-
tance of 53.88 feet to the beginning of a curve to the right; thence along the arc
of said curve, said curve being curved concave to the West and having a central
angle of 113 dog. 46'04" and a radius of 128.08 feet) a distance of 254.32 feet;
thence S 53 deg. 58'04" W a distance of 79.60 feet to the beginning of a curve to
the left; thence along the arc of said curve, (said curve being curved concave to
the Southeast and having a central angle of 53 deg. 41'40" and a radius of
250.00 feet) a distance of 234.29 feet; thence continue along said West line S
00 deg. 16'14" W 791.76 feet to the Southwest corner of said River Oaks Subdi-
vision and the Point of Beginning; thence Southwesterly along the arc of a curve
to the right, (said curve being curved concave to the Southeast and having a ra-
dius of 1,825.00 feet and a central angle o 02 dog. 41'07"), a distance of 85.53
feet to the Southwest corner of Lot 26 of said River Oaks Subdivision; thence S
00 deg. 16'14" W along the Southerly projection of the West line of said Lot 26
for 62.83 feet to the "Old C-43 right-of-way line;" thence along said right-of-way
line N 60 deg. 22'16" E 387.04 feet; thence N 85 deg. 31'53" E 112.50 feet;
thence S 20 deg. 18'49" E a distance of 73.57 feet to the existing water's edge of
said C-43 Caloosahatchee River Canal and a point referred herein as "Point A;"
thence return to the Point of Beginning and run S 00 deg. 16'14" W along the
Southerly extension of the West line of said subdivision for 52 feet; thence S 21
deg. E a distance of 112 feet to the existing water's edge of said C-43 Caloosa-
hatchee River Canal; thence Northeasterly along said waters edge to said "Point
"A".
PARCEL "B"
All those lands lying Southeasterly of the Northwesterly right-of-way of said C-43
Caloosahatchee River Canal
PARCEL "C"
Commencing at the Northwest corner of said Section 26, thence S 88 deg. 48'14"
E along the North line of said Section,26 a distance of 1,111.88'; thence S 00
deg. 42'55" W a distance of 2,728.99 feet to an intersection with the Northerly
right-of-way line of Caloosahatchee Canal 0-43 as shown on sheet a of drawing
No. C-43-33 of the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District right-of-
way and Topo Map; thence N 45 deg. 51'34" E along said right-of-way line a dis-
tance of 434.85 feet to the point of beginning of this description; thencecontinue
N 45 deg. 51'34" E along said right-of-way line a distance of 145.35 feet to the
beginning of a curve o'the right; thence along said curve, having a radius of
1825.00 feet, a cebt farloierf 08 deg. 05'04", being conpave-ip,the Southerly
Side, whose lov-'ctord be( N 49 deg. 54'06" E fora distance'of 257.30 feet;
an arc distance being 257.1 feet to the Southwesterly cornerof.."RiverOaks
Subdivision" as recorded n'Plat Book 3, Page 56 Public Records of Glades
County, Florida; thence N 00 deg.14'57" E along the West boundary line of said
Subdivision a distance of 350.00 feet; thence N 88 deg. 48'13" W a distance of
300.00 feet; thence S 0 dog. 14'57" W a distance of 623.22 feet to the said
point of beginning of this description.
The above describes approximately 31.5 acres of land.
All interested parties are invited to appear and be heard, Written comments filed on
or before August 9, 2005 will be read and considered.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the countyy Commission, with
respect to any matter considered pt the hearing, that person will need a record of
the proceedings, and he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the
proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be heard.
GLADES COUNTY BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
K.S. Jones, Chairman
ATTEST: Sandra H. Brown for
Joe Flint, Clerk of Circuit Court
70733 CGS 7/21,28/05

REQUEST FOR BIDS (RFB) CN0O51009
C-51 CANAL BANK STABILIZATION,
(FLYING COW ROAD TO L-8 CANAL), PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA
The South Rorida Water Management District will receive sealed bids through the
Procurement Office, 2nd Floor, B-1 Bldg., 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm
Beach, Florida 33406, for C-51 Canal Bank Stabilization, (Fling Cow Road to
L-8 Canal), Palm Beach County, FL on Tuesday, August 16, 2005 at 2:30 p.m.
local time, at which timely submitted bids will be opened and publicly read. Work
consists of relocating existing guardrails, vehicle barrier gates, ,:I, ,.,i i';i,,, .
articulated concrete (AGB) mattress systems, re-grading & ,. iii .i
banks, riprap systems, new ACB mattress systems, turf reinforcement & plastic
erosion mats, sand-cement endwall, drainage swale with ditch bottom inlet &
drainage piping, and sod & grassing. An OPTIONAL pre-bid conference will be
held Monday, August 1, 2005 at 1:00 p.m.-SFWMD Headquarters, 3301 Gun
Club Rd, WPB, FL 33406. Cotnf. Rm. 3B. For directions call ( 561) 682-6391. Site
visit will immediately follow.
All bids must conform to the instructions in the Request for Bidders (RFB). Inter-
ested respondents may obtain a copy of the complete RFB by downloading It for
Iree from our webslta www.sfwmd.gov. by obtaining a set for $38.00 at the
above address, by calling (561) 682-6391, or by calling the 24-hour BID HOT-
LINE 800-472-5290. The public is invited to attend the bid opening. Information
on the status of this solicitation can be obtained at our web site -
www.sfwmd.gov.
70096 CGS 7/21/05

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENRY IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
COUNTY, FLORIDA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
C ase No.: 2005- FOR HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
AMARILIS VAZQUEZ CASE NO. 2005-582 CA
AND VICTORIANO VAZQUEZ
Plaintiffs KENDRICK S. RICHARDS,
Vs. Plaintiff
LOURDES FERNANDEZ AND SUSANA vs.
FERNANDEZ, Defendants. PETE G. MARKOFF and
AMELIA MARKOFF,
NOTICEOFACTION Defendants
TO: Lourdes Fernandez NOTICE OF ACTION
EditicdoD-72, Apt #5
Zona7Alamar TO: PETE G. MARKOFF and AMELIA
La Habana Cuba MARKOFF, if alive, or if dead, their un-
known spouses, widows, widowers,
Susana Fernandez heirs, devisees, creditors, grantees,
Pasaje Cumbre 51 anrd all parties having or claiming by,
e/13 and 14 through, underor or aanst them, and,
Lawton, La Habana, Cuba any and all persons claiming any right,
title, interest, claim, lien, estate or de-
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an ac tion of manrod against the Defendants in re-
Partition on the following described gards to the following described
property: property in Hendry County, Forida:
Subdivision according to the Pat here- LOT 21, BLOCK 2337, PORT LABELLE
of as recorded in Plat Book 3, at pag- UNIT 6, a subdivision, according to
es 37. 38 and 39 of the Public the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book
Records of Hendry County, Florida. 3, Page 109 of the Public Records of
has been filed against you, Lourdes For- Hendry County, Florida.
nandez and Susana Fernandez, and
you are required to serve a copy of Notice is hereby given to each of you
your written defenses, if any, to it on that an action to quiet title to the
Elizabeth A. Merceret, Esq., whose ad- above described property has been
dress is 1800 West 49th Street, Suite filed against you and you are required
332, Hialeah, Florida 33012, on or be- to serve your written defenses on
lur Agof 9,009 ad a il th Faitr'sanaoe, ACS nws n


fore August 10,2005 and to file the Plaint'ffs attorney, MARY L HAW.
original with the clerk of this court el- 4427 SE 16th PLACE #2, CAPE CO-
thor before service on Plaintiff's astor- RAL, FLORIDA 33904, and file the
ney or immediately thereafter; original with the Clerk of the Circuit
otherwise a Default will be entered Court, Hendry County, PO. Box 1760,
against you for the relief demanded in LaBelle, Florida 33935 on or before
the Complaint or Petition. August 22, 2005 or otherwise a de-,
Dated on this 22nd day of June, 2005. fault judgment will be entered against
you lor the relief sought in this Corn-
Elizabeth A. Merceret, Esq. plaint.
Attorney for Defendants THIS NOTICE will be published once
1800W. 49th Street, each week for four consecutive weeks
Suite 332 in a newspaper of general circulation
Hialeah, Florida 33012 published in Hendry County, orida.
PH: (305) 558-5660 Dated this 15th day July, 2005.
Fla. BarNo: 220094 BARABARA S. BUTLER
68068 CGS 7/14.21/05 Clerk of Court
By: S. Miller
PUBLIC NOTICE Deputy Clerk arcy L Shaw
Attorney for Plaintiff
Public notice is hereby given that Fergu- Florida Bar No. 0150738
son Towing will sell at public Auction, Wright & Shaw, PA.
free from all pror liens, the following 4427 S.E. 16th Place, Suite 2
vehicles that remaining unclaimed in Cape Coral, Florida 33904
storage with charges unpaid, pursuant Phone 239) 542-9955
to Florida Statutes 713.78, to the high- Fax 2391542-9987
est bidder at 12065 Lakeshore Drive, 70765 CGS 7/21,28;8/4,11/05
Canal Point, FL 33438Bon July 25,
2005 at 9:00 A.M.
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TRAILER HITCH- for boat or
trailer, off a '95 Windstar,
bolts on, cost $120 asking
$80. (863)610-0521.



CAMPER TOP- 8', P/U Long
bed. $150. (863)697-9113
CHEVY- '89, V8, Runs excel-
Slent condition. $1400.
(863)634-6654



CHEVY S-10 '94 Club Cab.
A/C, Auto, Stereo, C/C.
$3299 cash or finance
w/$1200 down. $60/wkly.
(954)587-2644/260-1933-
CHEVY S10 PICK UP 1995, 2
wd., 5 spd., 4 cyl. New tires
& engine! $1995 or best of-
fer. (863)528-4372
FORD F250, '88- Lariat, Ex-
tended cab, PW,PS, runs,
$1200. or will trade for good
4 wheeler. (863)634-7706.

FORD RANGER XLT 1998, 4
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cc, tool box, 126K mi.
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to, a/c, pwr window, p/s, tilt,
cc, tool box, 126K mni.
$4500.neg. (863)634-2578
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20ft, dual axle, pressure
treated decking, $800
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
Case No.: 2004-CP-52
IN RE: ESTATE OF
HELEN M. GABRIEL
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the e of Helen
Gabriel, deceased, wg date of
death was May 27, 200wd whose
Social Security lp ber is
287 14-7660, spending he Circuit
Court for Glades County, Florida, Pro-
bate Division, the address of which is
PO Box 10, Moore Haven, Florida
33471. The names and addresses of
the personal representative's attorney
are set forth below:
Verna Gabriel
4300 SW 13th Avenue
Okeechobee, Florida 34974
The Law Firm of
Maxwell & Maxwell, PA.
405 NW 3rd Street
Okeechobee, Florida 34972
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedents estate on whom a
copy of this notice is required to be
served must file their claims with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against decedents estate must
file their claims with this court WITHIN
3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SEC-
TION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PRO-
BATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
.BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERI-
ODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AF-
TER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this notice
is July 21,2005.
Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I
have read the foregoing, and the facts
alleged are true, to the best of my
knowledge and belief.
Signed on June 29, 2005.
Vema Gabriel, Personal Representative
The Law Firm of
Maxwell & Maxwell, RA.
DEVIN R. MAXWELL
Attomey for Petitioner
Florida Bar No. 172693
405 NW Third Street
Okeechobee, FL 34972
Telephone: (8631763-1119
70839 CGS 7/21,28/05



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on rebuilt 350, runs great,
$2400. (863)673-2465
FORD HI-TOP CONV VAN,
'88- full power, runs good,
AC not working, 2nd owner,
$1800 (954)584-7912.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND
FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 03-CA-224
FAIRBANKS CAPITAL CORP. AS
SERVICING AGENT FOR DLJ
MORTGAGE CAPITAL, INC.,
Plaintiff
vs.
SANDRA OSCEOLA; MIKE OSCEOLA;
SECURITY PACIFIC HOUSING
SERVICES, INC.,; JOHN DOE;JANE
OOE AS UNKNOWN TENANT (S)
IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT

PROPERTY
Defendants
RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Motion and Order Resetting
Foreclosure Sale Date date the 8t
day of July, 2005 and entered in
Case No. 03-CA-224, of the Circuit
Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in
and for Glades County, Florida,
wherein FAIRBANKS CAPITAL
CORPR AS SERVICING AGENT FOR
DLJ MORTGAGE CAPITAL, INC, is
the Plaintiff and SANDRA OSCEO-
LA; SECURITY PACIFIC HOUSING
SERVICES, INC; MIKE OSCEOLA;
JOHN DOE; JANE DOE AS UN-
KNOWN TENANT (S) IN POSSES-
SION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY
are defendants. I will sell to the
highest bidder for cash at the AT
FRONT STEPS, SOUTH DOOR OF
COURTHOUSE at the Glades
County Courthouse, in MOORE
HAVEN, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on
the 4th day Of AUGUST, 2005, the
following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit
EXHIBIT "B
LEGAL DESCRIPTION
LOTS 18,20, AND 22, BLOCK 71,
PALMDALE SUBDIVISION, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF,
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1,
PAGE 101, PUBLIC RECORDS OF
DESOTO COUNTY, LYING AND BE-
ING IN GLADES COUNTY FLORIDA,
AS SHOWN ON CORRECTIVE
DEED RECORDED IN BOOK 135,
PAGE 362
AND
LOT 16, BLOCK 71 IN PALMDALE
SUBDIVISION, SECTION 34,
TOWNSHIP 40, RANGE 30,
GLAOES COUNTY PLAT, AS RE-
CORDED IN DESOTO COUNTY,
PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 101 AND
FILED IN GLADES COUNTY, FLORI-
DA AS SHOWN ON DEED RE-
CORDED IN BOOK 69, PAGE 91.
AND
LOT 14, BLOCK 71 OF PALMDALE
SUBDIVISION, SECTION 34,
TOWNSHIP 40 SOUTH, RANGE 30
EAST, GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA,
AS SHOWN ON DEED RECORDED
IN BOOK 81, PAGE 923.
TOGETHER WITH A 1990 MAYF MO-
BILE HOME WITH VIN# (S):
54630213AZ AND 54630213BZ,
TITLE#(S): 49534227 AND
4953894, ANDDECAL #(S):
N302991 AND N0302992.
In accordance with the American
Disabilities Act of1990 ADA,
Disabled person who, because of
their DOlsablities, need special ac-
commodations to participate in this
proceeding should contactthe Sen-
ior Deputy Clerk Administration
Whose Post office is Located at the
Lee County Justice Center, Room
3112,1700 MONROE STREET, FT.
MYERS, FL 33901, Telephone
1239)335-2299 or 1
800) 955-8771 (TDD) or 1
800)955-8770 Via Fl. Relay Ser-
vice, no later than 5 days priorto
the Court Date.
Dated this 11th day of July, 2005
JOE FLINT
Clerk of The Circuit Court
JENNIFER BEVIS
Deputy Clerk
70899 CGS 07/21,28/05

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HENRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE


SUBMITTED BY: R. Scott Cooper
SUBJECT AREA: 217 Time Schedules


DATE: 8/2/05


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for
time schedules.
CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.41,1012.22,1001,42 and 1001,43 ES.
CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.41, 1012.22, 1001.42 AND
1001.43 ES.
FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rulermay be obtained, without
cost, at the Office of the Superintendent of Schools.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for time sched-
ules.
STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no
additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of
printing and distributions.
LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendy County School Board Meeting
Room, 25 E. HIckpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter
as the matter may be heard on August 2.2005.
Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information re-
garding the statement of estimated regulatory costs, or t provide a proposal for
a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after pub-
Ilcation of this notice.
NstIce: If requested In writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a
Rule Oevelopment Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in
the future.
NotIce: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to re-
quest, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent
of Schools, writin g, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request
the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affect-
ed persons an opportunity to present evidenced nd argument n the issues under
consideration.
Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records
submitted to the agency regarding draft-rales may be obtained by request, in
writing, to the Superintendent of Schools.
Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially no-
tices and to incorporate them into the record of the rule maldng proceeding. The
School Board may incorporate material by reference Into the proposed rule.

please notify Thomas W. Conner, the Superintendent of Schools at
(863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County C courthouse, LaBelle, Forida 33935 at
least 48 hours prior to the meeting or workshop.
Notlce: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of the pro-
posed rule shall be filed In the Office of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant
co 120.54(3)(2), F.S.
67303 CGS 7/14,21,28 CB 7/28/05


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NOTICE OF MEETING
The Barren Water Control District Board
of Supervisors will conduct a Board of
Supervisors Meeting 0at10:00 am on
Tuesday, August 2, 2005 at the office
of the District, 3293 Dellwood Ter-
race, Port LaBelle, Rorida.
The purpose of the meeting will be to
consider approval of the District's aud-
ied financial statements and conduct
other business requiring action by the
Board.
This meeting is open to the public.
W. Harold Reecer, Chairman
70777 CB/CGS 7/21/05

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Port LaBelle Community Develop-
ment District will hold a Board of Su-
pervisors' Meeting on Thursday,
August 4,2005, at 6:30 pm at the of-
fice of the District located at 3293
Dellwood Terrace. The purpose of this
meeting will be to consider approval of
the Disrict's audited financial state-
ments and conduct routine business
which may require action by the
Board.
This meeting is open to the public.
70783 CB/CGS 7/28/05

PUBLIC NOTICE
Publ ice is hereby given that Fergu-
son Towing will sell at Public Auction
free from all prior liens, the-following
vehicles that remaining unclaimed in
storage with charges unpaid, pursuant
to6Rorida Statutes 713.78, to the high-
est bidder at 12065 Lakeshore Drive,
Canal Pt, FL 33438 on July.25, 2005
at 9:00 AM.
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STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE PERMIT
The Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of its intent to issue
a permit to The Graham Farms, RO. Box 1108, Moore Haven, Fl. 33471 to con-
struct improvements to and operate a dairy farming operation wastewater treat-
ment and disposal system The facility is located at latitude 26051' 14" N,
longtude 81 09' 41"W, West of Moore Haven, North of US Hwy 27, Moore
Have, Fl 33471 in Glades County.
The intent to issue and application file are available for public inspection dur-
ing normal business hours, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Frday, except
legal holidays, at South District Office, 2295 Victoria Avenue, Ste 364, Fort
Myers, F 33902-2549.
The Department will issue the permit with the attached conditions unless a
timely petition for an administrative hearing is filed under Sections 120.569 and
12057 lorida Statutes, within fourteen days of receipt of notice. The proce-
dures for petitioning for a hearing are set forth below.
A person whose substantial interests affected by the Departmentds pro-
posed permitting decision may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing)
under Sections 120.569 and 120.57 Florida Statutes. The petition must contain
the information set for forth below and must be filed (received by the clerk) In the
Office of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard,
Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000.
Under Rule 62-110.106(4), Florida Administrative Code, a person may re-
quest enlargement of the time for filing a petition for an administrative hearing,
The request must be filed (received by the clerk) in the Office of General Counsel
before the end of the time period for filing a petition for an administrative hear-
ing.
Petitons filed by any persons otherthan those entitled to written notice un-
der Section 120.60(3), Ronda Statutes, must be filed within fourteen days of
publication of the notice or within fourteen days of receipt of the written nofce,
whichever occurs tirst. Under Section 120.60(3), Florida Statutes, however, any
person who has asked the Department for notice of agency action may file a pe-
finn within fourteen days of receipt of such notice regardless of the date of pub-
lication.
The petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address
indicated above at the e of fing. The allure of any person to file a petition or
request for enlargement of time within fourteen days of receipt of notice shall
constitute a waiver of that person's right to request an administrative determina-
tion (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. Any subse-
quent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the
discretion of th presiding officer upon the filing of a motion in compliance with
Rule 28-106.205 Florida Administrative Code.
A peititonthatdisputes the material facts onwhich the Department's action
is based must contain the following information:
(a) The name, address, and telephone number of each petitioner; the name,
address and telephone number of the petitioners representative, if any; the De-
partment permit identification number and the county in which the subject matter
or activity is located;
(b) A statement of how and when each petitioner received notice of the De-
partment action;
(c) A statement of how each petitioners substantial interest is affected by
the Department action;
(d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the
petition must so indicate;
(e) A statement of facts that the peitioner contends warrants reversal or
modification of the Department action;
(f) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, as well as the rules and
statutes, which entitle petitioner to relief; and
(g statementof the relief e sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the ac-
tion that the petitioner wants the Department to take.
Because the administrative hearing process Is designed to formulate final
agency action, the filing of a petition unless thatthe Department's final action
maybe different from the position taken by it in this notice. Persons whose sub-
stantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the Department,
have the rightto petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with
the requirements set forth above,
On addition to requesting an administrative hearing, any petitioner may elect
to pursue mediation. The election may be accomplished by filing with the De-
parhment a mediation agreement with all parties to the proceeding (I.e. the appli-
cant the Department and any person who has file a timely and sufficient petition
for a hearing). The agreement must contain all the information required by Rule
28-106.404 Florida Administrative Code. The agreement must be received by
the clenin the Office of General Counsl of the Department at 3900 Common-
wealth boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, within ten
days after the deadline tor filing a petition re-set forth above. Choosing media-
tion will not adversely affect the right to a hearing if mediation dos not result in a
settlement.
As provided in Secban 120.573, Florida Statutes, the timely agreement of all
parties to mediate will toll the time limitatin imposed by Sections 120.569 and
120.57, Floida Statutes, afor holding an administrative hearing and issuing a final
order Unless otherwise agreed by ies, parties, the mediation must be concluded
with in sixty days of the execution of the agreement If mediation result inset-
tiement of the administrative dispute, the Department must offer a final order in-
corporating the agreement of the parties. Persons seeking their substantial
interests, that would be affected by such a modified final decision must ile their
petitions within fourteen days 0of receipt of thiso notice, or they shall be deemed
to have waived their right to a proceeding under Sections 120.569 and 120.57,
Florida Statutes. if mediation terminates without settlement of the dispute, the
Department shall notify all parties in waiting thathe administrative hearing pro-
cesses under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, remain available
for dispolsition of the dispute, and the notice will specify the deadlines that then
will apply for challenging this agency action and electing remedies underthose
tweo statutes.
70456 CGS 07/21/2005




NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
You are hereby notified that the Regular Meeting a of the oardlof Stvheysirp.pthe
Central County Water Conyatntrol Division will be held on Wednesdayi July 27,'2005
- at 7 p.m. at the Montura Clubhouse, Montura'Ranch Estutes, State Road 833,
Clewiston, Florida. The purpose of this meeting is to transact any anndTall busi-
ness which may come before the Board, If a person decides to appeal'the. deci-
sion of the Board of Supervisuors with respect to any matter, considered at the
public meeting or hearing herein referred he or she may need to Insure that a ver-
batim record of the proceendings Is made, which record includes the testimony
and evidence upon which the appeal Is based,
66510 CGS 7/21/05


SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following
applicaton(s)for permit have been received for projects) in Glades County:
Howard Cole (Cole Citrus) 2625 Grasy Run, LaBelle, FL 33935, has submitted Ap-
plication 050602-28 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-0300-W to irrigate 25
acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Sandstone Aq-
u ifer and the project Is located in Section 22, Township 42 South, Range 28
East.

to Pt
Gerald W Murray (0 J Groves) 4739 N River Rd, Ava, FL 33920, has submitted
Application 050609-2 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00134-W to Irrigate
90 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Sandstone
Aquifer and the project Is located in Section 23, Township 42 South, Range 28
East
Lykes Brothers Inc (Nychyk Pastures) 106 SW Circle,721, Okeechobee, FL 34974,
has submitted Application 050613-15 for renewal of Water Use Permit
22-00047-W to Irrigate 640 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from the Flordan Aquifer and the project Is located in Sections 11-15,
Township 42 South, Range 29 East
Lykes Brothers Inc (Silver Lake Pasture) 106 SW Circle 721, Okeechobee, FL
34974, has submitted Application 050614-13 for renewal of Water Use Permit
22-00050-W to Irrigate 600 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from the Floridan Aquifer and the project Is located In Sections 1-36,
Township 41 South, Ranges28,29 East
Lake Butler Groves Inc (South Glades) 13100 W Colonial Dr, Winter Garden, FL
34787-3953, has submitted Appllcation 050614-25 for renewal of Water Use
Permit 22-00143-W to irrigate 215 acres of agricultural lands. The water will b
withdrawn from the Sandstone Aquifer and the project Is located In Sections
35,36, Township 42 South, Range 28 East
Farm Op Inc (Six L's Farm 1) PO Box 3088, Immokales, FL 34143, has submitted
Application 050614-6 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00070-W to Irrigate
1525 acres of agricultural lands. 'The water will be withdrawn from the Surficlal,
Sandstone and Lower Hawthorn Aquifers and the project Is located in Sections
8,16-18,20, Township 42 South, Range 28 East
Paul L :ug.r, i iBu3.i-South) 21731 Tuckahoe Rd, Alva, FL 33920, has submit-
ted Applcanon 2uu617-13 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00180-W to IrNi-
gate 27 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
Sandstone Aquifer and the project is located In Section 32, Township 42 South,
Range 28 East
Mark J Simon and Deborah L Simon Trust (Farowood Vineyard) 2382 NE 29th St
Lighthouse Point, FL 33064, has submitted Application 050617-19 for renewal
of Water Use Permit 22-00269-W to irrigate 19 acres of agricultural lands. The
water will be withdrawn from the Sandstone Aquifer and the project Is located In
Section 14, Township 42 South, Range 28 East
Paul L Cutshal (Bowen-North) 21731 Tuckahoe Rd, Alv 33920, F has submitted
Application 050617-23 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00079-W to Irrigate
'55 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Surfictal and
Sandstone Aquifers and the project is located In Section 29, Township 42 South,
Range 28 East.
Donnie Lundy and Mike Presley (Lundy Presley Citrus) PO Box 9, Moore Haven, FL
33471, has submitted Application 050622-16 for renewal of Water Use Permit
22-00237-W irrigate 50 acres f. agricultural lands. Thewater w ill be with-
drawn from the Surficial Aquifer and the project Is located in Section 10, Town-
ship 42 South, Range 32 East.
Gram and Crouse Farms (River Groves 111) 227 E Crescent Dr, Clewiston, FL
33440, has submitted Appllcation 050622-18 for renewal of Water Use Permit
22-00208-W to Irrigate 145 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from onsite ditches and the project is located in Sections 27,34, Town-
ship 42 South, Range 31 East.
Windmill Sprinkler Co Inc (Windmill Grove) 1000 Oak Ave NW, LaBelle, FL 33954,
has submitted Application 050624-30 for renewal of Water Use Permit
22-00184-W to Irrigate 260 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from the Floridan Aquifer and the project is located In Sections 3,4, Town-
ship 42 South, Range 28 East.
Chester J Rust (Ortona Grove) PO Box 2817, LaBelle, FL 33975, has submitted Ap-
plication 050629-23 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00202-W to irrigate 71
acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from Lake Okeechobee
and the project is located in Section 27, Township 42 South, Range 30 East
29 Palms (Wegscheid Groves) PO Box 340, LaBelle, FL 33975, has submitted Ap-
plication 050629-29 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00215-W to irrigate 50
acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Sandstone Aq-
uifer and the project is located in Section 25, Township 42 South, Range 28
East.
Eugene E Barnett and Carol W Barnett (Barnett Groves) 803 Henry Ave, Lehigh
Acres, FL 33936, has submitted Application 050629-33 for a Water Use Permit
to irrigate 36.9 acres of agriculturallands. The water will be withdrawn from the
Sandstone Aquifer and the project is located in Section 26, Township 42 South,
Range 28 East.
Ferguson/House Farms Inc, 2630 Hilola St Miami, RFL 33133, has submitted Appli-
cation 050630-27 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00283-W to irrigate 327
acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Sandstone and
Mid-Hawthorn Aquitera sand the project is located in Sections 14,15,22, Town-
ship 42 South, Range 28 East
Waiter Ferguson (Farguson Groves) 2630 Hilola St, Miami, FL 33133, has submit-
ted Application 050630-29 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00101-W to irri-
gate 148 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
Sandstone Aquifer and the project is located in Sections 27,34, Township 42
South, Range 28 East
Jack A Freeman(Bee Branct Groves) 3192 Yattika Place, Longwood, FL 32779,
has submitted Application 050630-42 for renewal of Water Use Permit
22-00111 -W to irrigate 71.4 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from the Sandstone and Water able Aquifers and an onsite lake and the
project Is located in Section 1, Township 42 South, Range 28 East
Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written request
for a copy of the staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the
application by writing to the South Florida Water Management ODisterict, Attn: Envi-
ronmental Resource Regulation, PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL
33416-4680, but such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM
-within 21 days from the date of publication.
No further public notice will be provided regardlng.this application. A copy of the
staff report must be requested In order to remain advised of further proceedings.
Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing
regarding the proposed agency action by submefitng a written request there for
after reviewing the staff report.
70638 CGS 07/21/2005


Portable Generators: Know watt's right and wrong


TAVARES, Fla. With seven to
nine hurricanes predicted for the
current season including two or
three that will hit the United States
- sales of portable generators are
rising fast, and so are the safety
concerns about using them.
University of Florida extension
safety experts say common mis-
takes include operating generators
in closed spaces without proper
ventilation, overloading them with
too many appliances and plugging
or wiring them directly into house
electrical systems.
"First, if you're going to buy a
generator, don't wait until the last
minute," said Julie England, a Lake
County extension agent with UF's
Institute of Food and Agricultural
Sciences, or UF/IFAS. "Buying


before demand peaks will save
money."
Before you buy, determine your
power needs. She said some peo-
ple think a generator will provide
enough power to run everything in
the house. An average household
needs 3,000 to 5,000 watts to pro-
vide enough energy for basic needs
such as lighting, cooking, refrigera-
tion and pumping water.
Calculate the wattage needed
for additional appliances that are
convenient but not essential for
day-to-day living. Then find the
right combination of power and
price to fit your needs. Most gener-
ators in this wattage range sell for
$400 to $700.
"When you determine how
many watts of generating capacity


you will need, calculate running
watts and starting watts," England
said. "Starting watts are the extra
power needed to start the appli-
ance, and they are usually at least
twice the amount needed to oper-
ate the appliance. Add the running
and starting watts to get the total
wattage that will be needed -
overloading your generator can
damage the appliances and gener-
ator."
England said it's important to
start the generator without the
appliances plugged in. Start by
plugging in the most necessary
appliance and the one that con-
sumes the highest wattage. Add
other appliances one at time,
allowing the generator to stabilize


as each one is added. Stay under
the wattage rating, and do not
operate the generator at maxi-
mum wattage for more than 30
minutes.
"Never plug a generator into a
household outlet," England said.
"This may cause a problem
known as back feeding, sending a
surge of power through the lines
that can injure or kill power work-
ers or your neighbors. When your
electric utility restores the power,
the resulting power could damage
your generator."
She said the only way to hook
up a generator to house wiring is
with a transfer switch installed by
a licensed electrician. This may
require a permit from the local


electric utility provider.
Carol Lehtola, an associate
professor and safety expert at
UF/IFAS in Gainesville, said
portable generators should be
operated in a safe, secure, well-
ventilated place.
"Generators give off dangerous
carbon monoxide (CO) gas that
cannot be seen or smelled. Do not
place generators near doors, win-
dows, ventilation intakes or any
other place that lets gas into your
home," she said.
Generators should be at least
five feet from buildings or any-
thing that might catch fire. Protect
the generator from rain by placing
t it under a roof or canopy. ,Keep
children away from the generator,


and keep it out of view to prevent
theft.
"Be courteous to your neigh-
bors," Lehtola said. "A generator
can be very noisy, so try to place it
in an area that's as far away from
other homes as possible. Make
sure fumes from the generator
don't enter their homes."
Lehtola said it's important to
read the owner's manual before
starting the generator for the first
time. "Don't wait until you need
the generator before using it. Start
your generator every month to
help maintain the engine and
recharge the battery. If you wait
until there is a power failure to
start the generator, it may 'not start
or run properly," she said.


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Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee Thursday, July21 ,2005


I

"The staff at Glades General treated me very nice and with respect.



The service impressed me the most."


- patient survey response


We invite you to take a closer look at Glades General Hospital. We continue to provide quality

healthcare, courteous and attentive staff right here at home, but to serve you even better, we have made a few changes:


f Our Glades PuB lI, Center
offers five labor and delivery
suites, ten postpartum rooms
and a Level I. nurser in a;
comfortable setting. '. ,i '.
the compassionate support i 1
nurses specially trained in
obstetrics, 11. ,- I1. .- and
newborn care and a fill-timie,
dedicated Neonatologisr.


At Glades General
Hospital, we are happy to
share in the miracle of the
birth of your baby. Our goal
is to help make your birthung
experience comfortable and
safe for mother and child
1, ,u- rli a combination of
tenderness and L,,tik.l.:


U In our newly renovated
Endoscopic Suite withi.n.
our -iL t,.. department,
endoscopic procedures are
performed with state-of-the-
art equipment. Glades General
Hospital's Surgery Dt..p'' ,'ii ''.
is designed and staffed to
handle procedures ranging
from minor outpatient surgery
to major, same-day-admnit
surgery in our three, filly-
.Lui'.Ip...1t surgical suites.


: i* '.Ir' patient room li I .1 '.-L
renovated and r.i.,.l.o..r,:,
with the patient's comfort and
... 11, l*. in mind. Our pediatric
rooms have cheerful an.d fun
borders along with bright

.'.1-


colors to make your child's
stay a lii r,., h.. ,- r .r
All our patient bathrooms
have been updated as well
with beautiful new tile in
warm neutral tones.


Glades General. Hospital has
,lJ. i, ..-Li i'l-, purchased new
I diagrnoisc equipment which
plays a vital il,. in, di.iagnLq ing
and "... nine illnesses anid
managing patients' care
ftiom door to discharge.
These state-of-the-art
technology updates include:
electronic medication
dispensing system
electronic nursing/physician
documentation system.
electronic patient
tracking system
filmless radiology system
wireless, bedside rL1gi,.iEt iion
and nursing
documentation system


Whien an accident or
unexpected illness strikes,
dic l., i ilinn you want to face
is a long drive to the coast.
That is why Glades General
Hospital is here for you with
I a newly renovated 2f-Hour
Emergency Department.'


This phy'ici.ui-r.itThld
eight-bed unit include a
specially designed child-
friendly pediatric roorn to
help calm the most frightened
child and its own % -i.w
equipped room for quicker
service. Our team of doctors
and nurses are experts in the
field ofemeige.'ni t medicine
and are supported by our
other specialties including
general and vascular iiui.;c,,
obstetrics, pediatrics,
iiephn) loy, piuIll'oiiiigy.
. .irdiolotg podi.itr,,
and urology.


I Our new Fast Track Program,
within our Enicri.enC'
Department, i.-, tlhid,.! t:
decrease 6.i mtlin ,.. Under
the direction of one of our
En II rIciiKv Department
doctors, physician assistants
and nurse practitioners we
are able to evaluate, treat and
discharge patients with
less-emergent needs'.


All these updates and
improvements have been
made with our community
in mind to make t iI.k-
General Hospital your source
for u lii' '. i1. ith,._ for
you and o1u taiuil;.
right here at home.


Take a closer look at Glades General Hospital...
you'll be Impressed by what you see.


1201 South Main Street


GLADES
GENERAL
HOSPITAL


561-996-6571
Belle Glade, Florida 33430


Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


Thursday, July 21,2005