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Title: Glades County Democrat
Alternate Title: Democrat
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: Glades County Democrat
Publisher: Glades Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Moore Haven, Fla.
Moore Haven Fla
Publication Date: February 5, 2009
Frequency: weekly
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Newspapers -- Glades County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Glades -- Moore Haven
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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).
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E MA Fla. Thursda2009 Volume 83, Number26
Moore Haven, Fla. Thursday, February 5,2009 Volume 83, Number 26


,ORIDA HISTORY


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Glades at a
Glance


Charity softball
tournament
There will be a charity soft-
ball tournament to benefit the
Relay for Life Cancer Society
on Friday, Feb. 13 and Saturday,
Feb. 14, in Moorp Haven. ISA
softball rules, entry fee will be
$250. Trophies will be awarded.
For more information or to sign
up please call Melissa Kravatz
at 352-494-7188.

Fish Fry
St. Joseph the Worker
Church will have Fish Fry Din-
ners this Friday from 5 p.m. to 7
p.m. Dinners will include fried
fish, hush puppies, a vegetable,
dessert and tea, for a donation
of $7. Eat there or take home.

GC history books at
library
The Glades County His-
tory Books are available at the
public library in Moore Haven.
If you already ordered one,
please pick it up. Contact the
library at 863-946-0744. Enjoy a
good book!

Native Plant Society
plans meetings
The Florida Native Plant So-
ciety meeting will be held on
the first Tuesday of each month
at 7 p.m. at the Agri-Civic Center
at 4509 George Blvd. in Sebring
in conference room number
three.
For more information, call
Roy Stewart at 863-632-0914.

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community and civic groups.
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Index
Classifieds . 7
Opinion.............. 4
School ............ 11
Sports......... 5
See Page 2 for information about
how to contact the newspaper.

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The Arcade building in Moore Haven was built in 1926. Several attempts to find a patron
who could fund its restoration failed. The structure had decades of neglect, and recent
city code violations.


By Nena Bolan name. It is the second largest
Glades County Democrat lake settled within the borders
of one state. Glades County
surrounds the west bank and
GLADES COUNTY- Lake, its communities of Buckhead
Okeechobee and its water- Ridge, Lakeport and Moore Ha-
ways have undergone extreme ven are destinations for fisher-
cycles in the last three years. men. Ortona, is another fishing
Hurricane Wilma, and then and boating community along
a severe drought followed by the Caloosahatchee River.
tropical rains has dramatically David Dannenhauer stud-
changed water levels and flow, ies the lake and its fishermen
along with chemical and or- when they come to his shop,
ganic composition. Fish and Mickey's Bait & Tackle, in
fishermen are learning how to Moore Haven. He reports that
adapt to the current conditions bass fishing has recently been
this winter, slow, but is starting to pick up.
People love the big lake He mentioned that largemouth
and its connecting waterways. bass can be caught in heavy
They call Lake Okeechobee the cover using flopping shads,
Big 0, and it deserves the nick- frogs, speed worms, and other


flipping baits
"The spawn is ready to start
in earnest," he said.
Sometimes bass begin to
feed in preparation for spawn-
ing. Their behavior can also be
influenced by moon phases.
The next full moon will be
about February 9.
Catfishing has been steady in
the Caloosahatchee River using
nightcrawlers, red worms and
cut bait fish. Fishing for cats has
been a life long occupation for
some residents and visitors.
Mr. Dannenhauer also re-
ports that bluegills are being
caught with crickets in the rim
canal and at Uncle Joe's cut.
See Season Page 14


South Florida


freeze creates


problems


Agricultural
damage, increased
threat of wildfire
By Nena Bolan
Glades County Democrat

GLADES COUNTY -- The
freezing temperatures of Jan.
20-23 left significant damage
to some crops. According to
county extension agent, Gene
McAvoy, the freezing tempera-
tures settled sporadically in the
region and varied every half
mile or so. Agricultural interests
were hit fairly hard in Glades


and Hendry Counties. The tem-
perature in Palmdale dipped
into the mid-twenties, Jan. 21.
"It's an economic impact,"
said Mr. McAvoy on Jan, 30.
Probably 50 percent of sugar
cane froze in the field, however
it may be difficult to measure
the exact volume of damage
until harvest has been complet-
ed. Growers have a time. pe-
riod, eight to ten days after the
freeze, when they can still har-
vest the crop without too much
damage. True estimates may
not be available until March.
Many vegetable crops were
See Freeze Page 14


Students speak


for their fellows


INI/Nena Bolan
The Arcade building was torn down last week. It had been cited by the city of Moore
Haven for building code violations and was posted as an unsafe structure.


Future Voices of
America members
propose legislation
By Nena Bolan
Glades County Democrat
GLADES COUNTY --A group
of Moore Haven High School
students requested a place on
the agenda for the legislation
delegation, which met with
county officials and residents'
on Jan. 27. The students are


members of Future Voices of
America (FVA), and they want
their state representatives and
senators to support the DREAM
Act (Development, Relief, and
Education for Alien Minor) on
a federal level.
-However, students of FVA
. also want additional support _
on a state level that will make
college or vocational school
possible for the thousands of
undocumented Florida stu-
dents who want to continue
See Students Page 14


Two suspects charged with grand theft auto


By Nena Bolan
Glades County Democrat

MOORE HAVEN -- Glades
County Sheriff's Office deputies
arrested two men in connection
with the theft of an automobile.
The vehicle was reported sto-
len in Clewiston about 1 a.m.,
Jan 31. Under arrest are Honorio
Castillo, 23, and Santos Diaz, 18,
both of Moore Haven.
Later, about 7:24 a.m., Depu-


ty Sheriff Mark Taylor arrived at
199 Ave. I in Moore Haven, and
found Honorio Castillo sitting
behind the steering wheel of a
green 1995 Ford Explorer.
Sgt. David Hardin was also
at 'the scene and he was ap-
proached by a witness who said
he saw the two suspects ride up
on bicycles, according to an ar-
rest report of the incident.
The witness claims he saw
them get into the car and went
to investigate. He mentioned that


he saw Santo Diaz in the passen-
ger seat trying to crank the Ford
with a knife. The witness men-
tioned that Honorio Castillo was
on the floor board working with
some cut wires. He then called
the sheriff's office.
Deputy Sheriff Gary Johnson
arrived to escort the suspects
to the sheriff's office where he
could get statements from them
and get assistance in Spanish.
In Deputy Sheriff Johnsons's ar-
rest report, he mentions that the


ignition had been broken, and
there were two small knives and
a small pair of pliers used to cut
wire or metal, according to the
report. The items were placed as
evidence.
Honorio Castillo was read
his Miranda rights, and he did
not make any comments. After
Santos Diaz was read his Miran-
da rights he told about Castillo
coming to his house, waking
him up and asking for help to
start a car. He was told by Cas-


tillo that the car belonged to a
Clewiston friend who had lost
his keys during a fight. Diaz was
not sure who the friend was. He
mentioned that Castillo told him
he had driven the Ford to Moore
Haven and had shut it off and
could not get it started.
Honorio Castillo and Santos
Diaz were placed under arrest
for grand. theft auto and bond
was set for each at $5,000.
Staff writer Nena Bolan can be
reached at nenabolan@yahoo.com


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Citizens Observation Patrol
Citizens Observation Patrols in Glades County look for
incidents that are out of the ordinary and report them to
the sheriff's office. They also report wildfires. The Wal-
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Arrest Report


This column lists arrests, not
convictions, unless otherwise
stated. Anyone who is listed here
and who is later found not guilty,
or has the charges against them
dropped, is welcome to inform
the newspaper. We will confirm
the information and print it..



Dudley Gary, 24
SBelie Glade
SProperty damage
SWeapon offense -
missle into dwelling
vehicle building or
alrcranl
Arrested Jan. 29
No oond set for
release

Panfilo Robles, 31

SBelle Glade
*Traffic oflense
DUI alcohol or
drugs
Arrested Jan 28
Released Jan. 28


Sally Lee, 28
-Belle Glade
Possession ol
narcotic equipment
and or use
V .Possession of ol
-* without prescnrilion
Arrested Jan 31
Released Jan 31 on
$13,000 bond

Kentrell Parker, 23

SPahokee
SFraud illegal use
ol credn cards,- use
more than 2 limes
in 6 months
Arrested Jan 28
Released Jan. 28 on
$3.000 bond


Tavoris Baker, 29

*Pahokee
-Aggravated battery
offender knew/
should have known
victim pregnant
Arrested Jan. 30
No bond sel


Alfredo Gamez, 44

S I *Belle Glade
*Traffic offense
DUl alcohol or
drugs
Arrested Jan. 28
Released Jan. 28



Eric Seymore, 36


SBelle Glade
Tranic offense
DUI
Arrested Feb. 2
Released Feb. 2



Patricia Mann, 18
Belle Glade
S'Out of county
B warrant
SCustody order
battery case
Arrested Jan. 29
Booked for Orange
County Sheriff's
Office

Samuel Grant, 44


*Grand theft-
10,000 or more but
le than $20,000
Arrested Jan. 28
No bond set for
release


Lorraine Johnson, 43

SBurglary of a
dwelling structure
ur conveyance
armed .
Larceny theft is
$300 or more but
less than $10,000
Arrested Jan. 30
Bond set for $3,000

Audley Campbell, 27

Pahokee
*Out oul county
wvvarranrt
Arrested Jan 30
Booked for Hendry
SCo -,hern s Office


Angel Medellin, 29

*Belle Glade
*Nonmoving traffic
violation drive
while license Is
suspended habitual
offender
Arrested Jan. 31
Released Jan. 31


Ervian Jackson, 18
Belle Glade
-Robbery with a
hirearm
-Robbery with a
deadly weapon
Arresled Jar 28
t:i bond set for
release


Rainer Bennett, 24
*Belle Glade
'Possession of
marijuana with
No photo intentto sell
*Possession
available. parapnernalia,
production
Arrested Jan. 29
NJo bond set for
release

Willie Lawrence, 53


*Belie Glade
*Fail o register as
se< predalor within
48 hours
Arrested Jan. 27
Released Jan. 27 on
$3,000 bond


Roncedric Woods, 24
'Pahokee
'Failure Io appear
-Operating vehicle
wml? [,cense
revoked for hriabualt
Traffic onender
Arrested Jan 29
No boond set lor
release

Robert Weatherspoon, 44


*South Bay
*Aggravated battery
person uses a
deadly weapon
Arrested Jan. 27
No borid set for
release


Arthur Monroe, 21
Belle Glade
Possession of
cocaine
*Piosse.lssior of
coc: ane wiih intent
to sell
Arrested Jan 28
Released Jan 28 on
$11.U000 cirnd

Jesse Summerall, 37'
SBelle Glade
-Felon in
possession of
firearm
*Possession of
cocaine with intent
to sell
Arrested Jan. 30
No bond set for
release

Rochell Williams, 25

*Belle Glade
-Aggravated battery
person uses a
deadly weapon
Arrested Jan. 27
Released Jan. 27 on
$3,000 bond


Alfonso Green, 43
*Belie Glade
Burglary with
assaulI or battery
Larceny theft is
1300 or more but
less than $5,000
Arrested Jan. 30
Bond has been set
for $20,020

Tatia R. Boldin, 39

S Panokee
Aggravate,1
assault with a
deadly weapon
widhoul intent to kill
Arrested Jan 28
Released Jan. 28


Tamoka Putmon, 24

*South Bay
;Larceny theft is
$300 or more but
less than $5,000
-Grand theft
Arrested Jan. 28
Released Jan. 28 on
$3,000 surety bond


Charles Williams, 46
*Belle Glade
*Robbery with
firearm
Larceny theft 1st
degree property
$100 to under $300
Arrested Jan. 27
No bond set for -
release

Maquesta Harold, 46


*Belle Glade
*Cruelty toward a
child aggravated
abuse
Arrested Feb. 2
No bond set for
release


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Ruben Charles Jr., 27, was ar-.
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cie County, extradition was con-
firmed. Deputy L. Riordan was
arresting officer.
Robert Earl Payne, 38, was
arrested on a warrant from Dela-
ware January 28 and charged with
FTA: unlawful sexual intercourse.
Extradition was confirmed. Depu-
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Daniel Joseph Kelley, 19, was
arrested Jan. 28 and charged on a
warrant with FTA: felony offense.


Deputy R. Perian was arresting of-
ficer.
Joaquin Garcia Jr., 20, was ar-
rested Jan. 28 and charged with a
non-moving traffic violation op-
erating a motor vehicle with no
valid license and carrying a con-
cealed weapon firearm. Deputy
J. Soto was arresting officer.
Maximum Sanchez, 17, was
arrested Jan. 27 and charged
on a warrant with burglary of
a structure/conveyance armed,
larceny grand first degree over
$100,000, burglary with assault


or battery and larceny between
$300-$5,000.
Chris Latrell Fortune, 17, was
arrested Jan. 26 and charged with
aggravated battery causes bodily
harm or, disability. Deputy Tim
Neibert.
Alfredo Hernandez, 20, was
arrested Jan. 23 and charged as
a principal in the first degree and
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Patricia Brownlee is the new
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For the Hendry
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the appointment of Patricia A.
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nity Health Director of Nursing,
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Bachelor's of Science Degree in
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nus of the University of South
Florida Public Health Leadership
Institute.
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nursing for almost 35 years. Her


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Term Care, Home Health, School
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Start Coalition of Southwest Flor-
ida, Inc. Ms. Brownlee has spent
over 8 years of her service with
the Hendry and Glades County
Health Department as the Assis-
tant Community Health Nursing
Director.
She has been with the Hendry


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partment for almost 20 years in
a wide variety of programs and is
considered to be the local expert
on child immunizations.
She has received numerous
awards throughout her career
including Service Provider of the
Year, Business Associate of the
Year, and Public Health Nurse of
the Year.
She is also a member of the
Florida Association of Public
Health Nurses.


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male with black hair'and brown
eyes.
He is 6 feet 1 inches tall with
tattoos on his chest and both
arms.
His last known address is list-
ed as S. Barfield Hwy., Pahokee.
Davis is wanted on felony
charges violation of probation:
aggravated assault with a fire-
arm; aggravated battery with a
deadly weapon. Misdemeanor
charges: failure to appear: ob-
struction by disguised person;
no driver's license.
Davis is also wanted for mur-
der in North Carolina and also
has warrants in Georgia and
South Carolina. He may be in
the Belle Glade area. He should


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New Business
The Burleson family has started a breakfast and lunch
business called Blue Trailer Grille located in Moore Ha-
ven at the parking lot of the old post office building. They
serve burgers, fries and other sandwiches.


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These friends attended the Buckhead Ridge Winter Fes-
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they are Kathy Crosswhite, Sandra Doone-Hoyt, and Mike
Hoyt.


Local Weather Forecast


Weather Forecast for Glades County from the National Weather
Service.
Moore Haven and surrounding areas:
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 58. North wind between 7 and
10 mph.
Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 32. North wind around
6 mph.

Extended Forecast:
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind between 6 and 9
mph.
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North wind
around 7 mph.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 75. East wind between 5 and
11 mph.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 77.





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Wildfire Officials Concerns for local area


Highlands and
Glades County

Recent strong cold fronts
passed through the region last
week producing frost that has
killed a lot of tender vegetation.
The dry air behind the fronts dried
out a lot of debris thus adding to
the already dangerous wildfire
hazards. With little rainfall since
October, the wildfire danger has
been increasing steadily. The The
Keetch-Byram drought index
(KBDI) for Highlands County has
reached over 700 points, currently
the highest in the state of Florida.
In Glades County the KBDI is 678.
"In recent years the KBDI has


peaked in January, but the fol-
lowing months produced enough
rainfall to moderate conditions,
there is some concern that may
not occur this fire season" says
Melissa Yunas, Wildfire Mitigaiton
Specialist with the Florida Divi-.
sion of Forestry.
"The primary reason for the
increased KBDI this year is a sig-
nificant lack of rainfall", says Me-
lissa Yunas. "South Florida for the
months of November, December
and January are running a large
rainfall deficit. The Sebring Flori-
da Automated Weather Network
(FAWN) indicates that Highlands
County has received 3.37 inches
of rain since October 2008. This
lack of rain along with the recent


cold weather has left our wildland
areas extremely dry and prone to
wildfires."
Combine frost-damaged vege-
tation with a seasonal dry period,
and then flick a cigarette or elec-
trical spark, and the flames can
be off and running in no time.
It's time to take a careful look at
your landscaping and the areas
around your Florida Yard and
get prepared for the possibility of
wildfires knocking at your door.
Residents living in or near areas
close to brush or wooded areas
should make their homes as safe
as possible from the threat of
wildfires by following FIREWISE
guidelines. Structures should be
surrounded by a buffer zone ex-


tending at least 30 feet. This area
should be free of highly flam-
mable vegetation and well main-
tained. Leaves, pine needles and
twigs should be removed from
roofs and gutters. Flammable ma-
terials including wood, vehicles
and propane tanks, should not be
stored next to the house.
Anyone needing additional
information may contact the lo-
cal Division of Forestry at 772-
260-0053 (St. Lucie, Indian River,
Martin, Okeechobee Counties)
863-655-6407 (Highlands and
Glades Counties). Please visit our
website at www.fl-dof.com.


Earned income tax credit could mean bigger refunds


WASHINGTON -The Internal
Revenue Service and community
partners nationwide kicked off
EITC Awareness Day to promote
a tax credit that could be a critical
financial lifeline to many Ameri-
cans this year.
The agency also announced
many of its Taxpayer Assistance
Centers will be open on some
Saturday in February to help
taxpayers who are eligible for the
Earned Income Tax Credit. Last
year, nearly 24 million taxpayers
received approximately $48 bil-
lion from EITC. The average EITC
amount was $2,000.
Difficult economic times may
mean more people are eligible
for EITC because of reductions in
their income lastyear. The amount
of the EITC, the government's
largest tax benefit program for
working families and individuals,
is determined by earned income
. and family size.
"Many Americans experienced
financial hardships last year. Peo-
ple may be eligible for EITC for
the first time and really should.
check out their eligibility. This is
a significant credit that can make
their lives a little easier," said IRS
Commissioner Doug Shulman.
"EITC can .provide a real dollars
and cents booqt when it's needed
most."
The Internal Revenue Service
and community partners nation-
wide kicked off EITC Awareness
Day to promote the refundable
tax credit and options for free tax
preparation. At least 85 news con-


ferences nationwide are sched-
uled; another 93 organizations are
issuing news releases. Events are
tied to the deadline for employers
sending to workers their Forms
W-2 which will enable people to
file their tax returns. Also, more
than half of all EITC claims are
filed in February.
For the 2008 tax year, the
maximum credit is $4,824 for a
family with'two or more children;
$2,917 for a family with one child
and $438 for a childless taxpayer.
Please see Fact Sheet 2009-9 for
all eligibility requirements.
Generally, earned income and
adjusted grdss income must each
be less than:
$38,646 ($41,646 married
filing jointly)- with two or more
qualifying children;
$33,995 ($36,995 married
filing jointly) with one qualifying
child;
$12,880 ($15,880 married
filing jointly) with no qualifying
children.
The maximum amount of in-
vestment income is $2,950 for tax
year 2008. For families, there also
are certain requirements for child
residency and relationship that
must be met. Also, unemploy-
ment benefits are considered in
AGI calculations but are not con-
sidered earned income.
Even in better times, IRS re-
'search indicates that one 'in four
eligible taxpayers fails to claim
EITC each year. Eligibility require-
ments can be complex. Those
missing out, include people who


have earned income but may not'
have a filing requirement, non-
English speakers, non-traditional
families, the homeless, childless,
workers and rural residents.
For example, people over age
65 usually are not eligible. How-
ever, if they are raising a grand-
child who meets certain require-
ments, they may be eligible for
EITC. Workers who do not have a
child or who do not live with their
own child may be unaware that
they still are eligible for a credit.
Military families also have the op-
tions of calculating combat pay
or leaving out, which ever may be
more beneficial.
Community coalitions and IRS
partners across the nation marked
EITC Awareness Day with a se-
ries of local news conferences or
news releases promoting this re-
fundable tax credit for low-wage
taxpayers. These organizations
operate thousands of free tax
preparation sites for low-income
individuals, for seniors and for
other eligible taxpayers in every
state.
"The IRS wants all eligible tax-
payers to claim this important tax
credit. We also want people to
know that free help is available.
There are thousands of volunteers
staffing free tax-help sites nation-
wide. And, many professional
tax preparers also donate their
time and services to low-income
taxpayers," said Shulman. "The
IRS will do its part by opening its
doors on some Saturdays.to help
EITC taxpayers."


The IRS has also opened 172
Taxpayer Assistance Centers as of
Saturday, Jan. 31. The special Sat-
urday assistance also will be avail-
able on Feb. 7 and Feb. 21. A list
of TAC openings for EITC Aware-
ness Day is available at, IRS.gov,
under "Contact My Local Office."
EITC claimants are eligible for
free tax preparation services pro-
vided at nearly 12,000 volunteer
sites nationwide. They can also
use Free File through IRS.gov if
they wish to prepare their own re-
turns. Free File offers a choice of
free tax preparation software or
fillable forms and free electronic
filing but only through www.irs.
gov.
Nearly 70 percent of all EITC
returns are prepared by a third
party or tax professional.. Tax
preparers and taxpayers can find
a wealth of information at EITC
Central, which includes statistics,
online tools and marketing prod-
ucts. Both also can use the EITC
Assistant, which is an easy-to-use
interactive tool to help determine
if the taxpayer is qualified for
EITC. The EITC Assistant also is
available in Spanish.
The credit was created in 1975
in part to offset the burden of So-
cial Security taxes and to serve as
a work incentive. The amount of
the credit varies but it is generally
deterrrined by income and family
size. Some states also have a local
version of EITC also can increase
a taxpayer's refund .- ; -


Clubs and organizations


FHREDI meeting date
set
A public meeting of the Board
of Directors for Florida's Heartland
Rural Economic Development
Initiative, Inc. (FHREDI) and Flor-
ida's Freshwater Frontier will be
set for Monday, Feb. 16, at 10 a.m.
the the Bert J. Harris, Jr. Agri-Civic
Center, 4509 George Boulevard,
Sebring. Topics to be discussed
include FHREDI and other related
board issues. All interested parties
are invited to attend. One or more
county commissionerss may be
present at the meeting. For more
information, please contact Jim
Otterman at 863-385-4900.

New Hope Baptist
Church
Sunday School Kick Off was a
blast. Children enjoyed the morn-
ing with games and activities as
well as. a light snack. Everything
was decorated with a football
theme to celebrate our Sunday
School Kick Off as well as the
Super bowl. The children are
planning an Valentine Party on
Friday, Feb. 13 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Games, pizza and goody bags. If
you would like to join our fun on
Sunday mornings from 10 a.m. to
12 p.m. or would like additional
information please contact Pas-
tor Branham at 863-946-1852 or
Brenda at 863-946-3731. Come
and join the fun and learn about
Jesus!

First Baptist Church
is hosting a Dinner
and Movie night
First Baptist Church of Moore
Haven will be hosting a Dinner
and a Movie on Wednesday, Feb.
11. We will be having a spaghetti
dinner starting at 6 p.m. followed
by the movie "Fireproof" at 7 p.m.
The cost of the dinner and admis-
sion to the movie is free. This
event is open to everyone. If pos-
sible please call 863-946-0844 and
leave a message with the number
of people coming with you.

LMS Working Group
Meeting
The public is invited to attend
and provide comments at the first
meeting of the Glades County
Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS)
Working Group on Friday, Feb. 6
at 10 a.m. in the Glades County
Commission Chambers. Hazard


mitigation is any action taken to
permanently reduce or eliminate
long term risk of hazard to people
and their property. A LMS will
lessen the human, environmen-
tal, and economic costs of disas-
ters. For more information con-
tact Glades County Emergency
Management Office 863-946-6020
or Dan Trescott at 239-338-2550
ext. 220.

Glades County
Historical Society
Meeting
The Glades County Historical
Society meeting will be held at
the historic Pieter Westergaard
House at 270 Ave. L, Moore Ha-
ven on Friday, Feb. 6 at. 7 p.m.
The agenda will include plans for
the March barbecue, 2009 Christ-
mas Walk and Open House and a
membership drive.
New members will receive a
free T-shirt with.payment of dues.
For further information, phone
Anne Coffey at 863-946-0520 or
Julie Wigton at 863-946-2060.

Fashion and Fun at
annual GCWC Style
Show
Members of the Glades County
Woman's Club invite you to their
annual Luncheon and Style Show
on Saturday, Feb. 7 beginning at
noon.
Bobbi Brown, president, says
this fun event has become bigger
and better every year resulting in
a move to the spacious Robin's
Nest RV Park clubhouse a few
years ago.
"Members provide home
cooked dishes for every dietary
need along with cold and hot re-
freshments," said the energetic
president.
'"This year's event promises to
be fun with an entertaining com-
mentary and prizes and games."
Proceeds from the show help
support the club's annual schol-
arship fund for local students.
Please contact any club mem-
ber for your ticket.
The cost is a reasonable
amount for a tasty lunch and ex-
citing afternoon only $10.
Phone Ms. Brown, 863-946-
3356, Geri Burleson, 863-946-
1150, June Morningstar, 863-946-
0579, or Anne Coffey, 946-0520,
for your reservations.

Volunteers needed
CREW is still helping Hendry
and Glades county residents re-
cover from Hurricane Wilma,


Tropical Storm Ernesto and Tropi-
cal Storm Faye.
We need skill volunteers to do
home repairs.
Material donations are also
needed. Call Renee at 863-983-
2390 to volunteer.

Five Star Regional
Challenged flag and
show team
The Five Star Youth of America
is sponsoring a new program for
seven county, areas.
You are invited to join an all-
challenged flag and show team-
being organized in your area.
The program will be featured
for the challenged in Hendry,
Glades, Hardee, Okeeechobee,
DeSoto, Charlotte, and Highlands
County..
The Five Star Regional Flag and
Show Team will meet on the-first
and third Tuesday of each month
at 4 p.m. at West Elementary
School Gym.


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It is located at 310 Imogene
Street in Arcadia, Fla.
The team will perform at
shows, march in parades, and
compete in competitions in the
area.
The program is co-sponsored
by the Five Star Youth of America
and the Arcadia Elks Lodge 1524.
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Jackie Tucker, State Director and
Exalted Ruler of the Arcadia Elks.
Helping her coach is Holly
Layport and Ken Clark. For more
information call Jackie Tucker at
863-993-0083.

Free bread provided
Free Bread provided by the
fine folks at the New Hope
Baptist Church located at, 1050
Yaun Road in Moore Haven.
This will be every Tuesday from
4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and every Sat-
urday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or
when the bread is gone. Hard to
believe, but the bread is free!


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Area All-State football selections released


Each area team is
recognized with at
least one player

By Naji Tobias
INI Florida
SOUTH LAKE REGION The
2008 football season was one
that fans across the area won't
soon forget.
Many of the area's high school
athletes accomplished spectacu-
lar individual statistics, some for
the record books.
Clewiston's Darris Hughes,
who committed to Georgia State
University yesterday, set a sin-
gle-season rushing record with
2,043 yards, along with 21 touch-
downs.


Glades Day eighth-grade sen-
sation Kelvin Taylor, who's the
son of NFL running back Fred
Taylor, finished the year with an
astounding 27 touchdowns and
1,692 yards on the ground.
Glades Central junior Leron
'L.J.' Thomas led all area quarter-
backs with 26 touchdown passes
and just four interceptions.
Moore Haven's Xavier Fagan
led all receivers in the state with
1,117 yards to end the regular
season, according to maxpreps.
com.
Pahokee's Vincent Smith, who
enrolled at Michigan last month,
led all area running backs with
2,129 rushing yards and 29 touch-
downs.
They're just five of many who
were named All-State players in


their respective classifications last
week.
Here's the entire list of those
who were recognized by the state
for their on-field accomplish-
ments in the past season:
Clewiston Tigers
RB Darris Hughes (Class 2A
All-State first team offense)
DL Adam Trevino (Class 2A
All-State first team defense)
Glades Day Gators
RB kelvin Taylor (Class 1A All-
State first team offense)
OL Josh Cuthbert (Class 1A
All-State first team offense)
DB Jarrett Swaby (Class 1A All-
State first team defense)
Glades Central Raiders


OL Henry Orelus (Class 3A All-
State first team offense)
OL Rupert Bryan (Class 3A All-
State first team offense)
WR Rantavious Wooten (Class
3A All-State first team offense)
QB Leron 'L.J.' Thomas (Class
3A All-State second team of-
fense)
DL Artavious Dowdell (Class
3A All-State second team de-
fense)
DL Emmanuel Rackard (Class
3A All-State second team de-
fense)
LB Hygens Success (Class 3A
All-State second team defense)
DL Robert Ferguson (Class 3A
All-State third team defense)
Moore Haven Terriers
WR Xavier Fagan (Class 1A All-


State first team offense)
QB Dalton Britt (Class 1A All-
State honorable mention)
Pahokee Blue Devils
RB Vincent Smith (Class 2B
All-State first team offense)
OL Donald Hester (Class 2B
All-State first team offense)
OL Jaquan Bentley (Class 2B
All-State first team offense)
UT Nu'Keese Richardson
(Class 2B All-State first team of-
fense)
DL Brandin Hawthorne (Class
2B All-State first team defense)
LB Carlos Lammons (Class 2B
All-State first team defense)
DB Jarvis Byrd (Class 2B All-
State first team defense)
DL Doral Willis (Class 2B All-
State second team defense)


WR Dexter Holmes (Class 2B
All-State honorable mention)
Notations: WR wide re-
ceiver, RB running back, OL-
offensive lineman, DL defensive
lineman, LB linebacker, DB de-
fensive back.
A total of 24 area athletes were
honored by the state, with 16
making the first team in their re-
spective classifications.
It's just further proof that year
in and year out, the area produces
some of the best athletes not only
in the Sunshine State, but in the
nation as well.
Staff Writer Naji Tobias can be
reached at ntobias@newszap.com.


Underclassmen look to shine on national stage


Scout.com 7-on-7
tournament set for
March 14-15 at USF

By Naji Tobias
INI Florida
PALM BEACH COUNTY Meet
the Palm Beach County All-Stars.
That consists of some of the
area's best high school football
players in the Class of 2010.
With the Class of 2009 taking
part in National Signing Day yes-
terday, the focus is now on the
juniors.
There's no better way for Class
of 2010 college prospects to in-
crease their stock than partici-
pating in camps, as analysts and
recruiter like to point out.
Maryshal Rothman (Jupiter
Christian) and De'Joshua John-
son (Pahokee) understand that
reality, as they created a seven-
on-seven team last week.
The two highly regarded ju-
niors, who have become good
friends, met each other at the
2007 Class IA state champion-
ship game.
"At this point, De'Joshua


wasn't even a star yet," Rothman
remembers.
"But he told me he was gonna
be and I believed him," he con-
tinued.
"Guess he was right, I could
trust him."
Currently on the Class of 2010
ESPN150 Watch List, Johnson is
considered the top overall pros-
pect in the Muck.
He's also regarded as one of
the top 250 players in the country,
according to Rivals.com.
That's reason enough for the
Jupiter Christian quarterback to
tap Johnson as a co-captain for
the Palm Beach County All-Stars.
The all-star team, which will
also feature Royal Palm Beach
wideout Chris Dunkley, is slated
to compete in a national seven-
on-seven tournament, sponsored
by Badger Sports.
It's worth noting that Dunkley
and Johnson were recently re-
garded as the two top performers
in the Jan. 4 Under Armour (UA)
All-American Underclassmen
Camp, held in Orlando.
The competition, to be hosted
by Fox Sports and Scout.com, will
be taking place from March 14-15
at the University of South Florida


(USF) in Tampa.
"I had a few guys in mind, like
De'Joshua and Chris," Rothman
said.
"I absolutely wanted them to
play with me," Rothman said.
Assigning Johnson to the
Muck area, Rothman picked up
some of the best talent the coast
has to offer.
Considering the fact that a
maximum of 16 players could
be on the team, Rothman picked
players like Florida commit Matt
Elam (Dwyer) and Jupiter Chris-
tian teammates Will Powers, Dan-
ny Meyer and Weston Pedersen.
Johnson tapped teammates
Fred Pickett and Merill Noel to
play.
Noel, a defensive back for the
Pahokee Blue Devils last season,
posted a 4.38 40-yard dash time
at the UA Underclassmen Camp
last month.
Pickett has picked up offers
from several colleges, including
Florida State and LSU, among
others.
"The Pahokee boys give so
much respect to those who per-
form on the field and play well,"
Rothman said.
"They've been real welcoming


to us, like we're buddies to them,"
Rothman continued, on behalf of
his all-star teammates.
"After that, the rest of the piec-
es fell into place."
The Palm Beach County All-
Star team consists of these under-
classmen:
Pahokee: De'Joshua Johnson
(Palm Beach County All-Stars co-
captain), Merill Noel, Fred Pickett
(transferred from Glades Central
last month)
Glades Central: QB Leron
'L.J.' Thomas, DB Travis Bell, RB
Antwon Chisolm
Jupiter Christian: QB Mary-
shal Rothman (Palm Beach Coun-
ty All-Stars co-captain), RB Will
Powers, TE Danny Meyer, WR/DB
Weston Pedersen .
Dwyer: RB Matt Elam (2008
Lou Groza Athlete of the Year),
TE Gerald Christian, WR/DB Rob-
ert Clarke
Royal Palm Beach: WR Chris
Dunkley (Class of 2010 ESPN150
Watch List player; potential rivals.
com five-star recruit)
American Heritage-Delray
Beach: RB Darius Milines
A first team Class IB All-State
selection, Rothman looks to im-
-prove on last season's standing,


when the 'Purple Team' (consist-
ing of Jupiter Christian and Au-
burndale) reached the national
semifinals. -
The Purple Team lost to the
South Florida' Express, which
featured the Class of 2009's best
athletes from Broward and Dade
County, including Mirimar's Eu-
gene Smith.
The team of Pahokee/Tampa-
Plant took home the Badger
Sports 7-on-7 national champion-
ship last year, defeating the South
Florida Express in the finals.
The championship-winning
' team featured the likes of Aaron
Murray (Plant), Orson Charles
(Plant), Nu'Keese Richardson
(Pahokee), Brandin Hawthorne
(Pahokee), Vincent Smith (Paho-
kee) and Jarvis Byrd (Pahokee).
Now, for this year's competi-
tion, Rothman believes he could
lead the Palm Beach County All-
Stars to a national title.
Of course, Pahokee will have
a chance to repeat as national
champions, albeit with a different
team this time.
"This team we have here is
clearly the best in the state for the
tournament," Rothman said.
There will be three other


Florida teams in the tournament,
which consist of the South Florida
Express, Big Bend (Tallahassee
area) and Tampa (mostly Plant
players).
Teams from Alabama, North
Carolina, South Carolina, Geor-
gia, Tennessee and Mississippi are
also likely to compete.
Rothman on why no one from
Glades Day's 2010 class was
picked:
"I don't really know anyone
from there," Rothman said.
"We just tried to do the best we
could with the space we had."
Practice dates and locations
are forthcoming, according to
Rothman.
If the state clears the Palm
Beach County All-Stars to com-
pete, which shouldn't be an issue,
then they'll be ready'to go.
"It's gonna be tough for every-
one to get on the field, but we'll
. make it happen," Rothman said.
For more information on
the competition, you could visit
http://7on7.scout.com.
Staff Writer Naji Tobias can be
reached at ntobias@newszap.com.


Spanish Forts



and Missions in



South Florida


By Butch Wilson
Clewiston Museum
Long ,oars rose and fell like
cutlasses, each oar blade flash-
ing in the sunlight before slicihg
through the aqua green waters.
with master strokes that launched
the boat forward. Spanish sailors,
burnt brown by a thousand suns,
pulled the oars in unison, propel-
ling the long boat across the bays
short, choppy seas. Plumes of.
frothy, white spray flew across the
rising and falling bow, as the boat
ploughed through the waves,
leaving long, creamy furrows in
its wake.
The steady, creaking rhythm
of rowing oars skirted the boat
across the bay into a small inland
river that twisted its way through
a maze of intertwining, mangrove
islands. A small bay opened in
the green void revealing a crudely
fashioned Spanish fort at the wa-
ters edge. Oars were lifted and
the helmsman steered the boat
silently to the empty shore.
A slight shudder ran through
the ,boat as its shallow keel
grounded in the soft muddy, bay
bottom. Soldiers, poised like rap-
tors in the boat's bow, leaped
into the shallow bay and stood
prepared at the water's edge with
cocked crossbows, waiting for
signs of life, hostile or friendly.
This fictitious yarn reveals a
small, remote Spanish fort held
captive in a wild and hostile land
called "La Florida." It is time to
take "A Walk in The Past" and
read more tall tales about the
Spanish settlements and missions
in Florida.
In 1566, the Spanish built a
fort at Tampa Bay, where the To-
cobaga Indians lived. Father Ro-
gel, a Spanish Jesuit priest, was
with the Spanish and started a
mission at the fort. The Spaniards
constructed a second fort called
Fort Antonio in 1567, at the prov-
ince of Calus, which is located on
present day Charlotte Harbor.
Father Rogel left the Tampa
Bay mission to help start a new
mission at Ft. Antonio. He was at
Fort Antonio when news reached
him that the rainy season had de-
stroyed the supplies at the Tampa
Bay fort. He was told that the set-
tlement was suffering badly and
needed help, or it would perish.
Father Rogel had lived at Fort
Antony one month when news of


the beleaguered fort reached him.
During this time he had made no
converts and was forever under
the scrutinizing eyes of the Calusa
Casique Carlos, who hated him
and waited for the opportune
time 'to sacrifice him. These fac-
tors helped Father Rogel feel a
stronger loyalty to the Tampa Bay
mission.
In 1567, he sailed to Havana,
Cuba and notified the suppliers
of Pedro Menendez de Avilis that
the Spanish soldiers stationed at
the beleaguered fort on Tampa
Bay were in dire need of supplies.
An expedition was immediately
formed in Havana and command-
ed by Pero Menendez Marques,
who was Pedro Menendez de
Avilis's nephew. Father Rogel ac-
companied the Spanish expedi-
tion to Tampa Bay. They arrived
at the fort, which consisted of
small shelters and a barricade of
logs, but no one was home.
The Spanish party found two
murdered soldiers, who had been
captured and kept as slaves, until
the Indians saw the Spanish ships
enter Tampa Bay. Indians told
the Spanish that the garrison was
overrun when the soldier's sup-
plies had become exhausted. No
doubt the Tocobaga Indians took
advantage of the soldiers' ill for-
tune at the fort and saw this as an
opportune time to rid themselves
of uninvited guest.
Some of the Indians told Father
Rogel that the Spanish soldiers
were killed because they were
mean spirited. Spanish conquis-
tadors and soldiers were arrogant
and cruel to the Indians in living
in Spain's "New World Empire,"
so they probably were mean spir-
ited to the Tocobaga Indians.
Father Rogel interpreted the
Spanish fort massacre differently.
He wondered if the Spanish had
'become a burden to the Indians
or if the Tocobaga Casique feared
he was going be murdered and
replaced like the Calusa casique
Carlos. The Spanish expedition
commander, Pero Menendez
Marques, brought closure to the
Spanish fort and massacre, when
he ordered the Indian villages and
Spanish fort burned at Tampa
Bay.

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Continuing with the topic
of bacteria, how many folks re-
member hearing their parents or
grandparents talk about whoop-
ing cough?
The clinical name for whoop-
ing cough is Pertussis.
It is a very contagious bacterial
respiratory illness caused by bac-
teria known as Bordetella pertus-
sis.
Anyone can get whooping
cough and it can be a very seri-
ous disease, especially for infants
because it can develop into pneu-
monia (lung infection).
It is usually spread when an in-
fected person coughs or sneezes
and those tiny droplets fly out of


their body and spread to those
around them.
Symptoms may start out simi-
lar to that of the common cold,
with runny nose, congestion,
sneezing, and mild cough or fe-
ver.
But after one to two weeks,
the severe coughing begins.
The coughing continues over
and over so rapidly and so vio-
lently that-the air is forced out of
the lungs and when the person
can finally inhale, they make a
loud "whooping" noise.
Many doctor visits may be
required before pertussis is con-
sidered as a reason for their long-
term cough.


The best way to help prevent
whooping cough is to make sure
that you and your children have
been vaccinated.
Vaccination for Pertussis be-
came available in the 1940's and
it should be part of your family's
vaccination schedule.
Parents, please take time to re-
view your family's immunization
records to make sure they are up
to date.
If you have questions, please
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in LaBelle. She was 67.
She was born July 26, 1941, in
Glenville, N.C., daughter of the late
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Moore. She was a resident of Florida
for forty-two ,years and lived in La-
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Survivors include daughters, Ange-
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and Phyllis Halcomb, Tennessee;
.son, Anthony (Leah) Nees, LaBelle;
brothers, Reginald Moore, Florida,
and Buck Moore, Michigan; sisters,
Tootsey Wilson, North Carolina, Ra-
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grandchildren; and three great-
grandchildren.
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Church, Glenville, N.C., with Pastor
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Cemetery, Glenville.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Fu-
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(863)763-2958


HUGE STUFFED animals 30"
Elmo, 42" Eeyore, 28" & 30"
Bears. Like New (Okee area)
$20/will sep. (863)763-6131
LITTLE TIKES basketball/hoop
set, musical sit-n-spin, play-
doh table Excel Cond, Okee
$40/will sep. (863)763-6131
NEWBORN TO 26 lbs Several
white snap t-shirts/onsies.
Clean, spotless, excel cond.
(Okee) $12. (863)763-6131


LADIES suits, dresses & pant-
suits sz 14 to 3X. also tops,
pants & shorts sz med &
up. $200 or sill separate
(86.3)763-7165 or 697-0206


ARIZONA CARDINALS 8x10
Upper Deck certified auto-
graph by Antrel Rolle $45.
(239)590-5721
ARIZONA CARDINALS Larry
Fitzgerald Certified Jersey
Card 39/50. $55.
(239)590-5721
FOOTBALL CARDS 3000 +
cards in box/great gift $60.
(863)634-2131
PORCELAIN CHRISTMAS vil-
lage and accessories
$700/will sep.
(863)467-0290



COMPUTER Dell P4, 1GB
Ram, DVDRW, New "19
LCD! Call Tony $299.
(863)517-2782
COMPUTER Desktop Family
Computer, Xp Pro.,Games
Etc. Complete. $75.
(863)517-2782

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4 Brand New 3/BR/2.5 BA Lennar Town Homes.
Amenities include: Pool, Gym and Cabana.
Call for more detaifs!
CLEWISTON HOMES
*2BD/IBA in Delia Tobias. Needs much TLC.
Asking $25,000
*2/1l Home on Sagamore Ave. $1 30.000
*3/3 MH in Seminole Manor $120,000
*"Short Sale"3/2 MH in Tower Lakes, w/
above the gound pool. Call for Details
*3/2 MH in lHeldry Isles. Corner reduced
$106,900
*2 Duplexes on Obispo Ave.Each unit has
2BR/IBA. Just Reduced $224.900
*"Short Sale" 3BD/2BA on Osceola Ave.
With Pool. Asking $159,900
*3BD/I BA on Trinidad Ave. Great
Opportunity, $65,000
MOORE HAVEN / LAKEPORT/LABELLE
Sportsman Paradisel 2/2 w/ Large SunRoom
addition in MooreHaven Yacht Club. $98K
*2/1 MH. Lakeport w/ direct Lake"O"
Access. Reduced to $ 109K
*Waterfront 2BD/2BA w/ 2-Bay Boat House
Lakeport. Completely Remodeled, $219K
*2/1 CBS home on 3.5 Acres. 384 feet of
Highway 27 Frontage. Asking $ 125K
*2/2 CBS Home in Anchor Landings. Lakeport.
Waterfront with Lake "0" Access. Exceptional
Value At $159,000
ACREAGE, LAND & LOTS
-Commercial lot on Bond St. Only $49,900
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Cheyl Eby Gotjah, k ieal Etate Broker (86) 221562
Elsie Sellers (239)822-7490 Espanol
Aaabel Miranda (813)228-6296 Espaol
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Frontage and Easy Lake "0" Access.
Offered at $399,000


*Buildable lot on Del Monte Ave. $129,9K
*2 lots. Horseshoe Acres Reduced $43.9K
*Highlands Co. 10, 28, & 80 AC.
*Corner lot in Lake Placid. Reduced $79.900
*5 Acres Wooded Lot In La Deca $75,000
*Vacant lot in Harlem, asking $14,900
* 1.5 Acres in I lookers Point Rd. Improvements
included $ 75,000
MONTURA/FLAGHOLE
* 1.25 acre Lots avail. Starting at $6.900
*3/2 MH on Riverside St. 1.88 acre. $I10SK
*3/2 MH in Lindero St. 1.09 Acre.
only $112,500
*New Custom C.B.S. 4/3 In Flaghole, with all
extras Asking $330,000
COMMERCIAL/INVESTMENT
* RARE OPPORTUNITY 1.90 Acres Hwy
27 Frontage. Former Sonny's location.
*Operating medical office' w/retail space,
great'location only $475,000
* Mobile Home Park. Great Investment
Opportunity. Includes CBS Home with
H-Iwy 27 Frontage just Reduced
*Industrial Rail/Business Park CR 835. S4leor
Lease 36.000 sQ. f. bulldingw/ loading dckks. -
5600 so. ft. metal building with truck bays
*28.557 So. Ft. Building visible from Hwy 27.
0.68 Acres with 40 parking spaces. Former
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420 E. SUGARAND HW.
S Ms (863) 983-6663 (863) 983-9770
WEBSITE: DYESSREALESTATE.COM EMAIL: ANN@DYESSREALESTATE.COM
AFTER HOURS:
SANN DYESS LAURA SMITH TRAVIS DYESS ANGELICA GONZALE
.y (863) 983-8979 Broker Associate (863)228-2215 SE HABLA ESPANOL
/" (863)599-1209 (863)228-0023
RESIDENTIAL 4/2 Osceola with o/g pool ing Mog..I..il. Lore :'
S Bass Capital 2/2 For Rent $154.9K 3/2 1996 DWMH on 2.5
3/2 Hookers Point $85,000 2/1 W Circle Great first home acres in Montura fully
3/2 Royal Palm Reduced to $129K fenced and remodeled only
$190K 2/2 Cndo .Bass 'n Sun fur- $89,900
2/1 cottage on 3.68 acres nished $123 000 3/2 SWMH Hooker's Point
SPB County $149,000 2/2 E Ventura Ave $85 000 Rd $44 900
-- i 3/2 Harlem $89,000 5/2 Caribbean $189,900 RENTALS
2 Family Unit 3/1 and 1/1 3/2 N Lopez $168000 Call for Available Rentals
FE Good income $174,900 Bass Capital Unit 402 $130K
S3/2/2 with pool and guest- 2/1 W Pasadena $115000 VACANT LAND
house $245,000 3/1 W Ventura $89,000 Montura 1.25 acre lots
S4/2 corner lot fenced yard MOBILE HOMES available Call for Listings.
with shed $239,000 27.5 acres Pioneer
3/1 Pasadena with shed 3/2 DWMH Midstate Loop $245,000
$125,000 $79,000 11 Montura lots $12,000 each
3/2 with pool on Ridge 3/2 DWMH with o/g pool Moore Haven-5 res. lots $75K
1.3 acre lot $299,000 Evercane Rd Reduced Moore Haven 2 res. lots
3/2 Ridgeview Add 2 $165,000, $39,900
$285,000 3/2 DWMH Woodlands-
3/2 Home with pool and great secluded corner lot COMMERCIAL
apartment Davidson Rd ?134;900 200' US 27 frontage and
$176,000 3/2 SWMH on 2.5 acres 100'x120' lot behind -
3/2.5/1 Townhome with horse-barn fully $475,000
La.e:,.:.r, Villas $149,900 fenced Montura RED.UCED Offices (4) on Deanne Duff
For Sale or Lease to $84,900 $355,000
4/2.5 Montura Ranches 3/2 DWMH on lake Allen Rd Store/Warehouse on Ventura
Home on 2.5 acres fenced, $120K $385K
with pool and much, much Package Deal 4 M-Homes Warehouse (rented) + 85 stor-
morel @ 249,000 and 2 vacant lots Rental age units (some a/c) E El Paso -
3/1 W Ventura fenced Available Call for Details Call for details.
yard with shed $99,000 3/2 DWMH has CBS outbuild-


COMPUTER Fast Dell Desk-
top, XP, loaded Call Jose
$125. (561)261-1772
COMPUTER SCREEN COM-
PAQ 10" COMPUTER
(863)261-2511


BED mattress,foundation
reg.size w/hdb.and frame
like new $175.
(863)467-1381
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER-
HOLDS 36" TV. -53" wide, 3
shelves, light color $50.
(863)467-2456
GLASS TABLE while iron &
glass table & 4 chairs on
casters. LaBelle $50.
(836)675-2653
+ LEATHER COUCH & SEAT -
good quality, antique rose,
smaller sizefor smallerliving
room $300 (863)675-4098
LIVINGROOM Sofa, love
seat, wing chair, coffee ta-
ble, 2 end tables $1000 or
best offer. (863)763-5334
L-SHAPE SECT. off white,
w/teal/beige throw pillows,
Sm Enter Ctr, holds 32" TV
$250 neg. (863)675-6422
SEALY POSTUREPEDIC BED -
like new, Twin size, $75 or
best offer (863)357-2233
Okeechobee area
SMALL BLACK Computer
Desk 2 Shelves, Kidney
Shape $20. (863)467-7996
WHITE WOOD queen/full
headboard only in good con-
dition. $75/or best offer.
(863)357-6315





CLUB CAR Used, Good con-
dition, charger, $900 or best
offer. (863)697-1350


12 GUAGE side/side stevens
12 guage 18.5 double barrel
from 1970s $375/neg.
(954)933-6864 ,
COLT AR15 Match Target -
24" Stainless Bull Barrel
2.5X10 Scope (TRADE)
$2000. (772)461-8822
MAK 90 includes 20 mags
and 1200 rnds. $1200/neg.
(863)673-3893
MAUSER CARBINE Sporter-
ized Model 1895 7MM Bolt
Action $200.
(772)461-8822



GOLD'S GYM squat bar comes
w/300 lb of weights & olym-
ic bar. Excellent condition.
900/neg. (863)697-1247
ORBITREK ELLIPTICAL Exc.
cond. tracks time, distance
& spd. For home use. $300
best offer. (863)697-1247



KEROSENE SPACE Heater -
only used twice, like new
$50.(863)467-2456



BEIGE MOBILE Home Tub
Surround New In Box $40.
(863)467-7996


POWER WHEEL chair 2006 -
for extra large person. Like
new condition. $1200/or
best offer. (863)634-5225
SCOOTER Merits S541 Pio-
neer $695 (863)983-7949


WHE3E- 1- $50. Call BRIGGS 5.5 hp 2" pace water
86365-19.. pump. Used 1 time $150. or M ira V
im a m I best offer (863)610-2993
BUSHHOG 7', 3pt., heavy du- Now re-
HOBAR WELDER brand new ty, like new, $1300 or best $
10,000 watt, 20 hp Kohler offer. (863)517-0470
motor $2,500. CRAFTSMAN Lawn mower Plu
(863) 840-0505 LaBelle 6.25, 22" power propelled,
MOBILE HOME Has lot rent great engine, spare blade, it
$300 month includes utilities 863)357-7409 Forty
GREAT DEAL!! $3000. 863)35- r
(863)801-1551 MATTRESS & BOXSPRING -
Full size. Excellent condition. Your I
Like new. $150. So, come in
Instrme s (863)843-0759 o, comein

PIANO HOWARD Good Lietck 05
Cond. $300/or best offer.
8 6 3 ) 3 5 7 5 7 7 3 Okeechobee Livestock 67i
561)248-4487 Market Sales 6
Every Monday-12pm & every Corner of
a I I Tuesday-11am. 763-3127 Pkwy. (

FREE 1YR INSIDE SPAYED I
BOSTON TERRIER/BLUE A I090
HEALER W/ROOM TO RUN WESTERN HAT Bailey beaver
$0. (863)697-6690 XXXX size 71/4 like new -_
KTTENS Kittens free 3k stored in box $40. IOKEECHOBEE, 2br,
KITENSI Kittens free 3 Bk (863)699-0813 Near town. $750 mo. An-
& Wh, 2 Gray Tiger, 1 Bik. nual Lease Sec-8 ok.
Beautiful & full of person- LRentals I I 5 477I
ality! $0. (863)634-0567 R a t I 61255-4377
SALT WATER Tank 75 gal. "enll""s Condos/Town houses
Everything but rock & fish
$500/or best offer. Ng RE20
(239)878-1776 VALENTINE'S SPECIAL
nApartments 905 1 MONTH FREE RENT!
hine Business Places 910 BRAND NEW TOWNHOMES
Commercial For rent w/ option to buy.
Property 915 Immediate occupancy. 2br,
SEWING MACH Singer, Condos/ 22ba, 1 car garage. Stainless
. feather weight, very good Townhouses Rent920 Steel appliances, incl washer
cond., case & attachments, Farm Property / dryer. Furnished upon
$345 (863)697-9704 Rent 925 request. Walking distance to
SINGER QUANTUM Futura House Rent 930 Lake Okeechobee & Roland
0SINGEmbr oiAN y achin Land Rent 935 Martin's Marina In Clewiston.
200 Embroidery Machiness $450' Resort Property $1000 mo. + $500 sec. &
863)us 4 hours lessons67-0290 $450. Rent 945 until. ($100 +/-). Call for more,
(83)467-020 Roommate 950 information. 732-496-5454
S e Rooms to Rent 955 r !* 5 i
Storage Space 9 Ie
Eu i t 070 Rent 960
KICKER SYSTEM -YSX650 ,. ., CLEWISTON 2br, lba,
AMP/12" L7/fairy cap/like fenced yard, close to lake,
new in boxes $350. on north side of town,
(863)634-2131 CLEWISTON 1BR Efficiency (863)983-3151
SPEAKERS- 15" Kicker CVR Furnished. All utilities paid. PIONEER NeWer, 3/2, mfg.
sp kr in box with 2000 No pets. $700 mo. + sec. home, completely fenced,
waft amp $6 00 dep. (863)983-3151 several acres, $900/mo
(863)697-9014 Efficiency Apt., close to Lake (954)815-6363
Okeechobee, cable, water & 1
Telviio 0 sewer incl., 1st mo. & dep.
up front. (863)983-3151
COLOR TVCable ready/con- GREENTREE EAST APAR
(863)357-0166 Available for Immediate Occ
T o2 Bedroom Apartment

CRAFTSMAN GENERATOR Rental Assistance Available to qualified
6300 watt/9100 wat surge Spacious Apartment in quiet, country si
(863)357-0166 Full time bilingual Site Manager
SEARS Craftsman table type Rental rates starting at $529 plus Utiliti
router. Good condition $50.
863-675-1218 Call 902-1577
Ag TDD #1-800-955-877
riculture 701 W Ventura, Clewist
8:00 AM 3:00 PM, Mon
Equal Opportunity Provider and

Christmas Trees 745 1
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed/Products 810
Farm M'scellaneous 815 0i.
Farm Produce 820
Farm Services
Offered 825
Farm Supplies/
Services Wanted 830
Fertilizer 835 NOW RENTING MOORE HAVEN RENTALS
Horses 840 NOW RENTING Furnished or Unfurnished
Landscaping *3BR, 2BA MH, fenced yard,
Supplies 845 Collingswood Apartments 1 acre, $725/mo.
Lawn 9 Garden 850 *2BR, 2BA MH, $575/mo.
Livestock 855 Units Available *2BR, 1BA house on 2 lots,
Poultry/Supplies 860 with rental assistance. fruit trees, new ceram. tile,
Seeds/Plants/ $750/mo.
Flowers 865 OFFICE HOURS: *3BR, 1.5BA, MH, Screen
Mon. & Thurs. 8am-4pm porch, fenced yard,
863-675-7650 $650/mo.
4 *3BR, 2BA, DbI Wide, on a
lake, $800B/mo.
DRIVING HARNESS Leather, Equal Housing Opportunity *Room for rent, $50/week &
for standard size horse. Sells Weekly rentals with utilities
for $500, Asking $150. neg. t-. furnished. $165/wk & up.
Never used. (863)675-4098 \- EHO (863)509-0096


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Deposit as low as $132.50
qualified applicants.

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before our specials run out.

863-675-3339
60 Santa Fe North
Cowboy Way & Cedarwood
(or call for directions).


PORT LABELLE, 2BR, 1.5BA,
single family house, w/gar-
age, $650 mo. plus sec.
dep. 863-634-2975.
How do you find a. job
in today's competitive
market? In the
employment section
of the classified



OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT
Located at 201 Berner Rd
Call 863-673-2907
for more information.
One man's trash is
another man's treas-
ure. Turn your trash
to treasure With an ad
in the classified.



NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL -
Race week at Daytona, Con-
do, sips 6, 2br, on the beach
& pool. $800 for the week
Rent or Buy. (302)335-0416
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Property Sale 1010
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Farms Sale 1020
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APT. BLG. 5 unit, 2BR/1BA
each, $50,000 with owner fi-
nancing. Needs alot of work,
1156 Green St., Moore
Haven, FL. (561)685-3168
or (561)996-8030
BUILDINGS (2) over 3,000
s.f., on 3 lots, zoned com-
mercial/industrial at521 E. El
Paso Ave., Clewiston, FL.
$350,000 with owner financ-
ing, we may rent.
(561)685-3168 or
561)996-8030
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY
For Sale. 4 Lots,
Call 863-673-2907
DUPLEXES (2) & church.
bldg. on 3 lots, $75,000 with
owner financing. Moore
Haven, FL. 561-685-3168 or
561-996-8030








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House Turn Key. From $7
2/3 BA, acre & 1/4 avails
down payment. Financin







HOUSE FOR SALE
3br, 2ba,
Call 863-673-2907
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MOORE HAVEN 3br, 2ba MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT
Homes of Merit, on almost 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms
an acre. New oversized Low Deposits &
driveway, w/option of buy- Reasonable Payments
ing the piece behind it to 863-983-3554
make a lull 2 acres! Bur-
her carpet, wood floors SOUTH CLEWISTON For
and tile throughout. Huge Rent or sale: 3br, 2ba dbl
chain linkfront & rear yard wide, $700/mo
w/childrens play .set. 2br,2ba dblwide, $650/mo
10x20 Suncrest shed 386-546-8704 leave msg
w/elec. & refrig/freezer.
deck, 40', rear' concrete
atio. Furnished for -
99,000 owner financing BANK REPO'S
possible, or make a cash MOVE TO YOUR LAND
offer! (239)633-7173 Can Mobile Home Angels
email pictures 561-721-2230
Find it faster. Sell it sooner -MOBILE HOME SALES-
in the classified Huge 4BR/3BA
32x80 Set up on Your
Sale 1 .040 Lot $550 Monthly
800-330-8106 or
863-467-6622
SOUTH OF LABELLE -145
acres of producing orange MOBILE HOMES
grove, avail, as 13, 40, 51, Need your mobile
90,132, or 145 acres. $6000/ home moved? We have
ac. www.TommyCLand.com 28 years experience.
Call for your Free Quote!
1 (863)983-8106
PALM HARBOR 4/2
Moore Haven 106 Seeley Rancher, Over 2200 SqFt
Rd., 3 lots & a trailer, asking With 30 Cabinets
$72,500 or best offer. Walk-In Closets
(863)233-9622/233-9075 Only $699 a month1!!
W.A.C. 10% Down
S1-800-622-2832

FOR SALE BY OWNER Recreation
Possible lease with option
to buy) 3 bdrms, 2 baths, Ti I
oak hardwoodfloors, Flori- ... -.
da Room (terrazzo). 2690
sq. ft. Corner lot (.43 ac.), Boats 3005
W. Avenida del Rio & Gua- Campers/RVs 3010
va. Extras: 2 full sized ad- Marine Accessories 3020
joining rooms (once used Marine Miscellaneous 3025
as office & waiting room). Motorcycles 3030
Possible office/den or Sport Vehicles/ATVs 3035
mother-in-law suite. Nice
yard w/native trees & land- W
escaping. $199,000
Call 828-293-2542. Can
email pictures. Please no BASS TRACKER 175 PRO
brokers or real estate 2000 75 HP Mercury Mari-
kagents.ner, SS PROP, Minnkota
agents. 55LB Trolling motor,2 fish-
-finders, battery charger, up-
W e graded seats, Trailer, many
extras $5500.
(609)577-4153
BHR Furn Modular home 3/2 CAROLINA SKIFF 19 Ft., 90
w/FI Room, Incl 3 HD TV's. hp., 24V trolling motor w/
Just updated plumbing, auto pilot & remote, depth
elect, new sod & sprink sysr,finder, trailer. Very good con-
fenced, boat ramp, dock, edition. $6,995 Call
cone drive, car port, shed. 863-634-7021 Okeechoabee
$138.500 080
(561)818-2348 FISHING BOAT Morgan, 24',
diesel, $4500.
(239)823-2587
LOWE 24' PONTOON Select -
50 hp, hard top, needs some
l H m l work $2500.
I I |(863)697-2133
MERCURY 6 cyl, 175 hp
mere on 17.5' hydra sport
Mobile Home Lots 2005 bass boat Trailer included.
Mobile Home Parts 2010 $3200 (863)467-2267
Mobile Homes- Rent 2015
Mobile Homes Sale 2020 MERCURY 4-STROKE 9.9
2004 Ready to go Fishing:
Here is a Complete Three
:". .. .. Item Set Located in Labelle.
Recently renovated with Trail-
er & 2004 Mercury 9.9 HP in
perfect condition (less than
80 hours use). Just hook it
behind your car! $1500/or
best offer. (863)675-3642
)UNTRY ACRES ROW BOAT -12', with pair of
'9,000 & up, 3/4/5 BR, 7' oars, $50. Call
able or use your land as 863-675-1910.
ig Available. SAILBOAT Irwin, 37cc,
needs some work, $5,000.
1 (239)823-2587
SEARS 14'BOAT Select -
TRAILER INCLUDED
$475/or best offer.
(863)675-1111
SHAMROCK CUDDY CABIN
1987 Excellent condition,
V8 Ford Inboard, low
LaBelle 2br, 11/2ba, $600 a hours,Top, depthfinder, ra-
mo. + $600 sec dep. Refer- dioTrailer. Fresh water run
fences req'd. Call After 5pm $11500. (863)824-0801
or Iv msg (239)246-5106 SKEETER 150 BLKMAX 1982
Your next job could be in exc.condition $3000/or
toda 's classified. Did best offer. (863)675-7897
you look for it? (863)517-0301


TROPHY BAYLINER '85 20.8
ft w/bimini top, marine radio,
new antenna, fish/depth find-
er needs outboard motor
only $1500. (863)634-7524


'87 Bonder 35' onan genera-
tor, sell contained, new tires
& roof. Low miles, 20' scr.
rm. $2000 239-770-5729
DUTCHMAN 2002, 5th
wheel, Sleeps 6, 35', Queen
bed, 2 bunk beds, 1.5 bath,
a/c/heat, 2 slide outs
$12000 or best offer
(863)467-0860
KAR KADDY Select Car dolly,
like-new condition with
brakes $1000.
(239)248-0082
MALLARD 2002, 26 ft, travel
trailer, sleeps 3, good cond,
very clean $3900 or best of-
fer (518)469-0990
REESE HITCH for travel trailer,
all included, stabilizers, etc.
$60.00 or best offer
(863)357-6703
SPARE TIRE CARRIER, for 4
inch square bumper, like
new $25.00 or best offer
(863)357-6703


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EVENRUDE 6 hp Six horse
outboard with Tank and
hose. Runs great. $350/or
best offer. (863)763-5150
MERCURY 0/B MOTOR 4 hp.
engine w/kill switch. Recent-
ly serviced. Exc. cond. $395
or best offer. 863-467-9800
SS PROP 4 BLADE 21 PITCH
HUB KIT INCLUDED $350/or
best offer. (863)634-1545


GEELY.49CC GAS SCOOTER -
low miles, New $1200 ask-
ing $ 800 (863)467-4551
HARLEY DAVIDSON SPORTS-
TER 883 1998, Low miles,
nice condition $5000
(863)430-6987
HARLEY HERTIAGE SOFTAIL,
4400 miles. Loaded
w/chrome & extra's. Excel-
lent condition. $12,500 or
best offer. (863)763-5933
Okeechobee
HONDA 600 SHADOW 2000 -
Like new only 7000mi,new
tires & Batt $3000.
(863)673-8230



ATV 260CC 2005 GREAT
COND. $1500/or best offer.
j 8 6 3) 357 -5 773
561)248-4487
HONDA ODDESSY 1983,
250 CC, Fast, Good Condi-
tion $900 (863)610-2993
SUZUKI 80 CC 4Wheeler -
Very good condition. $1100
(863)634-7021 Okeechobee
SUZUKI VINSON 500 2006 -
Warn winch, Kodiak storage,
heated grips, delivery pos
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Public Notices




Public Notice 5005
State Public -
Legal Notice 5500




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO. OBCP50
PROBATE DIVISION.
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF
SYLVIA R COOK,
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of WYL-
VIA P. COOK, deceased, whose date
of death was October 17, 2008, file
number is 08CP50, Is pending in the
Circuit Court for GLADES County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address
of which is 500 Avenue J, Mooreha-
ven, FL 33471. The names and ad-
dresses of the personal
representative's attorney are set forth
below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against Decedent's estate on whom a
copy of this 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 Decedent's estate must
file their claims with this Court WITHIN
3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OFTHIS 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 PERIODS
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (S) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
The date of first publication of this police
is February 5th, 2009.
Personal Representative:
BETTY JEAN STUMPE
795 Acacia Avenue
Melbourne Village, FL 32904-2303
ROBERT J. GORMAN, ESQUIRE
Fla. Bar No. 224286
Attorneyfor Personal Representative:
Robert J. Gorman & Associates, PA.
1209 Delaware Avenue
Fort Pierce, Florida 34950
(772) 465-5311
08831 CGS 2/5,12/09
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 07-770-CA
BG INVESTMENT SERVICES, INC.,
a Florida Corporation
Plaintiff
Vs.
PILAR HOME DEVELOPERS, INC.
a Florida Corporation, et al.
Defendants.

PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
September 8, 2008, entered in Case
No. 2007-765-CA of the Circuit Court
of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and
for Hendry County, Florida, wherein PI-
LAR HOME DEVELOPERS, INC., VIAN-
CA P. AGUILAR, BEATRIZ DJEBELLI
PEREZ, RICARDO ORTIZ, and MARIA
ORTIZ, are Defendants, I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for cash in
the Hallway in front of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court Administration Building,
25 Hlckpochee Ave., LaBelle at 11:00
o'clock A.M. on Feb. 11,2009, the fol-
lowing described property as set forth
In said Final Judgment, to wit:
The East /of the NW In of the NE '%
of the NE /2 ofl Section 14, Township
44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry
County, Florida. Also known as Lot
3574 in MONTURA RANCH ESTATES
an unrecorded subdivision.
Any person claiming an Interest In the
surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the properly owner as of the date
of the is pendens, must file a claim
within sixty (60) days after the sale.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of the
Court at LaBelle, Florida this Jan. 15,
2009.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk, Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
By:/s/ D. Hammond
As Deputy Clerk
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HENRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT. HENRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE LEGAULIOTE
BY:PR.scLOT o Pe r OPOSE ATLE 224/OR Notice Is hereby given that the City of Pahokee General Election will be held on
SUBMITTEO BY: R. Scoff Cooper DATE: 2/24/00 SUBMITTED BY: R. Scott Cooper DATE: 2/24/09 March 10, 2009 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. for the purpose or
electiog two commissioners, each for a term of three (3) years. Candidates must
SUBJECT AREA: 230 Injury or illness In Line of Duty (with compensation) SUBJECT AREA: 520 Deferred Compensation Plan (IRS Code 457) be a qualified elector of the City of Pahokee.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for The firstda for filing as a candidate will be January 27, 2009 beginning at noon,
injury or Illness in line of duty (with compensation). deferred compensation plan (IRS Code 457) and the tinal day forfilin will be February10,2009 at noon. Candidates must file In
person with the City Clerk at City Hall, 171 North Lake Avenue, Pahokee, FL 33476
CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 112.63,1012.22,1001.42 and 1001.43 ES. CITATION OF LEGAL AU- between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Each candidate shall be voted upon by the elec-
THORITY: 112.21,1001.41,1001.49,1001.51, 1001.42, torate at laroe.
CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1012.63, 1012.22, 1001.42 and and 1001.43 F.S
00.43. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 112.21,1001 41, 1001.49, 1001.51, Touay as a registeredvoter for thisGeneralElecton,youmustregsterwith the
FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without 1001.42 and 1001.43 E S. Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections by February 9,'2009.
cost, at the Office of the Superintendent of Schools.
FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without Intheaeventlthatnocandidotereceivesamajorityeofthevotesforaparticularoffice,
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Theproposedrule establishesthe policyfor Injuryor Illness cost, at the Office of the Superintendent of Schools. a Run-Off Election shall be held on March 24,2009 between the two candidates
in line of duty (with compensation). sed rule establishes the plicy who receive the largest number of votes for that seat. .
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for deferred cam-
STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no pensatlon plan (IRS Code 457). Susan Feltner
additional district economic impact In excess of $100.00 except for the costs of City ClerkdMunicipat Supervisor of Elections
printing and distributions. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no 30505upervisor of Elections
additional district economic impact In excess of $100.00 except for the costs of
LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeling printing and distributions. I
Room, 25 E. HIlckpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF
the matter may be heard on February 24, 2009. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting LANDOWNERS OF
Room, 25 E. HIckpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as PAHOKEE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with Information re- the matter may be heard on February 24, 2009.
guarding the statement of estimated regulatory costs, or to provide a proposal for a Notice Is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of Pahokee
lower cost regulatory alternative must do solIn writing within 21 days after pubilca- Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with Information re- Water Control District, the annual meeting of the landowners of Pahokee Water Con-
tlon of this notice. boarding the statement of estimated regulatory costs, or to provide a proposal for a District for the year 200, will be held at the office o said District located at
power cost regulatory alternative must do so In writing within 21 days after publica- 2832 N. Main Street, Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Florida, on Wednesday, Feb-
Notice: II requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a tlion of this notice. ruary 11, 2009, at 9:00 o'clock In the forenoon for the purpose of:
Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised In the
future. Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a 1 Electing one Supervisor for a term of three (3) years.
Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised In the 2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as the
Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to re- future landowners may determine; and
quest, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of 3. Transacting such other business as may come before the meeting.
Schools, In writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule Is to re-
specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the pro- quest, In writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of If a person decides to appeal the decision of the Board of Supervisors with respect
posed rule.The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice The request shall to any matter considered at the meeting herein referred, he or she may need to en-
n opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consider- specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the pro- sure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the
atlon. posed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is made.
an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consider-
Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records allon BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
submitted totheagencyregarding draft rules maybe obtained by request, In writing, PAHOKEE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
to the Superintendent of Schools. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records By: /s/Kenneth McDOuffie
submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, In writing, President
Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially no- to the Superintendant of Schools.. 308431 SUN 1/29;2/5/09
ticed and to Incorporate them Into the record of the rule making proceeding. The 1
School Board may Incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially no-
ticed and to Incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding The
Notice: If you need an accommodation In order to participate In this process, please School Board may Incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County
Courthouse, Laelle, Florida 33935at1 eat 48 hburs prior tothe meeting or work- Notice:If you need an accommodaton in order to participate inthis process, please Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
shop. notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County
Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or work- NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC, holder of the following certificate, -
Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of the pro- shop has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
posed rule shall be filed in the Office of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed
120.54(3)(e) F.S Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of the pro- are as follows:
308097 CN 1/22,29;2/5 CB 2/5/09 posed rule shall be filed In the Office of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to
120 54(3)(e, F S CERT. NAME IN
308422 CB/CN 1/29;2/5,12/09 NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
AVISO LEGAL I2095 2005 3-01-43-34-010-0152-0101 KENNETH D.WILDES JR &
AVISO LEGAL GWEN J. WILDES
El aviso se da por media de la Ciudad de Pahokee Elecclon General sera sostenlda HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT52, GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, as revised Seember 7,1937,
Marzo 10 2000 entra las horns do 7:Ua.m y 7:00p.m. con elfin de elegir a dos co- Lot 35, Block 152, GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, as revised Senember 7,1937,
mlsionadores, coda e no con at termlno de trees (3) anes. Los candidates deben ser NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 71to7, inclusive, Pub-
elector callficado do la Cludad de Pahokee. SUBMITTlic Records of Henidry County, Florida.
El primer dia para aplicar coma candidate comenzata Enero 27, 2009 comenzando Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
al media dia, yet dia final parm Ia aplcaclon sera Fabrere 10,2009 al media dia. Los SUBJECT AREA: 519 Income Sheltered Programs (IRS Code 403(b)) Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
Canddato s tene queo apocar enpersona cnn Ie Secrea d Cdo9 d 0 nal posit- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for All atof said property being In the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Coda candidates iene qua ser votado par el electorado en general. Income sheltered programs (IRS Code 403(b))esssuch ceificte shall e redeemed according to law, the rty described
Votantes registrados en los Recintos 6006 y 6008.son callficados para vatar en CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 112.21, 1001.41, 1001.49, 1001.51, 1001,42, In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clark's 0fice, 2nd Floor,
esta elecclon. Para calificar coma an votante para esta elecclon general, tiene qua and 1001.43 ES. Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in
star releccglston. Par cal a c omdo de Palm Beach Supervisor dra esaelecclon general, tentre Feb- the month of February which Is the 26th day of February 2009
estary 9, 2009. t con condad d Palm Beach SupernlsordeeleccionesentreFeb- CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 112.21, 1001.41, 1001.49, 1001.51, Dated this 7th day of January, 2009.
1001.42 and 1001.43 ES.bara S. Butler
En el event qua un candidate no reclba la mayorla de votos para uns oflcna par- er rcubra S urt
licular, se tendra que desempatar, la elecclon sera sostenida arzo24, 2009 entire FULL TEXT: A copyof the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without Clerk of Cc Court
los dos candidates que recba la mayoria de numero de votes par el aslento. cost, at the Office ofthe Superintendent Schools. endry County, Flor9,2 ida
308307 CGS 2/5,12,19,26/09
Susan Feliner EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for Income shel-
Secretarla de la Cludad/Supervlsor Municipal de tered programs (IRS Code 403(b).
EleccneS 2/51909 STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
additional district economic Impact In excess of $100.00 except for the costs of Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
printing and distributions.
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF THE LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TiAT MERLOT a t LLC, holder i a theroellowin g certifi-
LANDOWNERS OF Room, 25 E. Hitckpochee Avenue, LaBelte, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as number, yarsof Issuance, descriptioan tof property and the name in which it was as-
RITTA DRAINAGE DISTRICT the matter maybe heard on February 24, 200. ssed are as ep p ydllow:amenwhchtwasas.
Notice is herby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of Rfia Drain- Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information re- CERT NAME IN
age District,, and n accordance with Chapter 298, Florida Statutes 1941, and law garding the statement of estimated regulatory costs, or to provide a proposal for a NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
amendatory thereto, the AnnualMeeting other Landowners ofRi Drainage Dis- lower cst regulatory alternative must do so n writing within 21 days offer publica- 10 .200 1-32-4332-A-002-0000 William 0. Branthver, Sr &
trlct forthe year 2008, will be held at United States Sugar Corporation, Molasses 8on of this notice. --i-m-i-uu iiama0.Branthooverr.
Sales Office, North US 27, Clewiston, Florida on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at Mark 0.Branthoover
11:00 PM, for the purpose of: Notice: Itf requested In writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a The West one-half of theSouthwestone-quarter of theSoutheast one-arter of the
S lin (1 S irvsr or a ter of three (3ears ne D pmt Wvelopme rkshop t Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised In the N northeast one-quarte of S section 32, Township 43 South, Range 32 ast, Hendry
2. Rlecting one u1a S peror t r a term a three (3 years future.County, Florida. LESS road dedication of 25 feet an the South and 25 feet on tlhe
landowners may determine. Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to re- West side of tract and of descrIption.
3. Transacting such other business as may properly come before the meeting., uestIn wrltng, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Less and excep G, Oil and Mineral rights owned by prior owner.
Schools, In writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall Su nect to existing easementO a nd right ot ways at record..-
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the pro-e to s smts and right o ways of record.
ITTA DRAINAGE DISTRICT posed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons All of said property being n the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
BY: Steve Stiles, President an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consider-
308929 CN 1/292/5/09 allon. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
SIn such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Notice: InspectIon and copying of al written materials constItuting publIc Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in
submittedE OF APPLATION FOR TAXthee nc regardng drafrulesmaybe obtained byrequst, In writing, the month of February, which s th 26th day of February, 2009.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED to the Superintenadent of Schools. Dated this 7th day of January, 2009.
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially no- Barbara S. Butler
tlced and to Incorporate them Into the record of the rule making proceeding. The Clerk of Circuit Court
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC, holder of the following certificate, School Board may Incorporate material by reference Into the proposed rule. Hendry County, Florda
has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number, CutFri
year of Issuance, description of property and the name In which It was assessed Notice: If you need an accommodationin orderto participate In this process, please 308299 CGS 2/5,12,19,26/09
are as follows: notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County I |
CoCERTurthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or work-
CERT. NAME IN shop. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1398 2006 1-34-44-32-A00-0012-0000 ALBERTO CURA Notice: I the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of the pro- Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
posed rule shall be filed in the office of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to
TheSouthwestone-quarteroftheSouthwestone-quarteroftheNortheastone-quar- 120 54(3)(e), ES, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Sauternes V, LLC, holder of the following certifl-
ter of the northeast one-quarter, more or less, of Section 34, Township 44 South, 308097 CN 1/22,29;2/5 CB 2/5/09 cale, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
Range 32 East, extending or shortening its East and West boundary lines as to ter- number, year o) issuance, description of property and the name in which it was as-
minate at the North boundary line of Garfield City, a subdivision recorded in Plat sessed are as follows:
Book 2, Pages 54 and 55, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to INVITATION TO BID:
an easement for a drainage canalof the South 50feetthereof. SUBJECTto an ease. Ptman Contracting, Inc will be accepting bids or The Hendry County Jai-96 Bed CERT. NAME IN
ment for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. ALSO known as Lot 4385, Addition project. Bids will be due no later than 2:00 P.M., March 3, 2009. A pre- NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision, bid meeting will be held on-site at 10:00 A.M February 12, 2009. The project 850 2006 1-13-44-32-A00-.0132-00100 Ivy Santiago
consists of the following: Pre-Engineered Metal Building, pre-fabricated steel-
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner, cells, concrete work, masonry, metal studs, drywall, fire alarm/sprInkler system, The East One-half the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record, generator, site-work. Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44
Bids should be delivered to Pittman Contracting, Inc 531 E. El Paso, Clewiston, South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an ac-
All of said property being In the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Florida 33440 or e-mail to juan@plfittmancontracting.com. For anyadditional In- cess road of the South 40 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road
formation call 863-983-6300 during normal working hours. All Subcontractors of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 3686 In Montura Ranch Estates.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described arerequiredltocarryCommercialGeneral Llabilitynsurance,Automobile Liability,
In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor, and Workers Comp in compliance to Hendry County Statutory Limits. Local Van- Less and except, Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fourth Thursday In dor Workshop will be held In conjunction with pre-bid meeting Feb. 12, 2009. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
the month of February, which is the 26th day of February, 2009. 308881 CB/CN 1/29;2/5/09
Dated this 7th day of January, 2009. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Barbara S. Butler Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
Clerk of Circuit Court in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Ofice, 2nd Floor,
Henry County, Florida NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Administraton Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday in the
308312CGS 2/5,12,19,26/09 Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes Damonted this 24th day December, 2008. of February, 2009.

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Sauternes V, LLC, holder of the following certifl- Barbara S. Butler
LANDOWNERS OF cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate Clerk of Circuit Court
DISSTON ISLAND CONSERVANCY DISTRICT number, year of Issuance, description of property and the name in which It was as- Hendry County, Florida
sessed are as follows: 305361 CGS 1/22,29;2/5,12/09
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of Disston s
Island Conservancy District, and in accordance with Chapter 298, Florida Statutes CERT. NAME IN
1941, and law amendatory thereto, the Annual Meeting of the Landowners of Dls- NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSF
ston IslandConservancyD0strlctfortheyear2008,willlbeheldatlUnitedStateSugar 1022 2006 1-22-44-32-010-0001-0070 Red Head Dreams Holdings, Inc.
Corporation, Molasses Sales Office, North US 27, Clewiston, Florida on Tuesday, NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF THE
February 10, 2009 at 10:00 A.M., for the purpose of: Lot 7, Block 1ln MONTUR RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, according to the LANDOWNERS OF
lat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39 of the Public Records of BOLLES DRAINAGE DISTRICT
1. Electing one (1) Supervisor for a term of three (3) years. Hendry County, Florida.
2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of B olles
as the Leas and except, Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner Drainage District, and In accordance with Chapter 298, Florida Statutes 1941, and
landowners may determine. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record, law amendatory thereto, the Annual Meeting a the Landowners of Bolles Drainage
3. Transacting such other business as may as may properly come before District for the year 2008, will be held at United States Sugar Corporation, Molasses
the All at said property being in the County ma Hendry, Stale at Florida. Sales Office, North US 27, Cewatlsto, Florida, on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at
meeting 10:30 AM, for the purpose of:
m i Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor, 1. Election of one (1) Supervisor for a term of three (3) years.
DISSTON ISLAND CONSERVANCY DISTRICT Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday In the 2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect
BY: Jason Langdale, President month 1of February, which Is the 19th day of February, 2009. thereto as the landowners may determine.
308926 CN 1/29;2/5/09 Dated this 24th day of December, 2008. 3. Transacting such other business as may properly come before
the meeting.
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Frank F & June E. Harben, holder of the follow-
ing certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The cer-
tificate number, year of Issuance, description of property and the name In which it
was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
523 2006 1-27-43-29-010-00F2-0440 Hilda Calzada, Dolores Deleon,
Santiago Milagros,& Lissefte Molina Lopez
From the intersection of the North line of Section 9, Township 44 South, Range 29
East, Hendry County, Florida, with the centerline of State Road 29, run South 3 45'
East along the center line of State Road 29 a distance of 2,499.30 feet to the Point-
of-Beginnlng; thence North 86 34' East, 450 feet; thence South 3 45' East, 75 feet;
thence South 86 34' West, 450 feet; thence North 3 45' West 75 feetto the Point-of-
Beginning. LESS the Westerly 50 feet for right-of- way of State Road 29, being in
Section 9, Township 44 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida. and com-
monly known as Bulsness Lots 44, 45 and 46, Section F-2, LaBelle Ranchettes.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways aof record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday In the
month of February, which is the 10th day .of February, 2009.
Dated this 24th day of December, 2008.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
305320 CGS 1/22,29;2/5,12/09

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Merlot III, LLC, holder of the following certificate,
has tiled said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name In which It was assessed
are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
915 2006 1-14-44-32-AO0-0131-0000 Efrain Contreras & Paula Contre-
ras
The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the
Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 14, Township 44
South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an ac-
cess road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 3424, MONTURA RANCH
ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being In the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will bse sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Oce, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday In the
month of February, whIch Is the 19th day of February, 2009.
Dated this 24th day of December, 2008.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
305322 CGS 1/22,29;2/5,12/09

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Verdol VI, LLC, holder of the following certificate,
has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name In which it was assessed
are as follows:

CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2751. 2006 4.10-43-29-060-2345-0220 James Louis Kengla
Lot 22, Block 2345, PORT LABELLE UNIT 6, a subdivision according to the plat
thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 109, Public Records of Hendry County, Flori.
da.
Less and except, Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the properly described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday in the
month of February, which is the 19th day of February, 2009.
Dated this 24th day of December, 2008.


305367 CGS 1/22.29:2/5.12/09


Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Sauternes V, LLC, holder of the following certifi-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1091 2006 1-22-44-32-010-0044-0090 Atmaram Maharal &
Rlshmanie Maharaj

Lot 9, Block 4, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, according to the
plat thereof recorded In Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38, and 39, Public Records of Hend-
ry County, Florida.
Less and except, Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
.All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday In the
month of February, which is the 19th day of February, 2009.
Dated this 24th day of December, 2008.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
305370 CGS 1/22,29;2/5,12/09

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Sauternes V, LLC, holder of the following certifl-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name In which it was as-
sessed are as follows:

CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
837 2006 1-13-44-32-AOO-0104-0000 Rosa M. Bogardus &
Arturo Bogardus

The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the
Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44
South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an ac-
cess road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 3646, MONTURA
RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except, Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subjectto existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being In the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Ofice, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday In the
month of February, which is the 19th day of February, 2009.
Dated this 24th day of December, 2008.


305383 CGS 1/22,29;2/5,12/09


Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT CABERNET I, LLC, holder of the following certifi-
cate, has tiled said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:

CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2825 2006 4-10-43-29-070-2224-0040 JEANNE M. CUMMINS
tot 4, Block 2224, PORT LABELLE UNIT 7, a subdivision according to the plat
thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, page 116, Public Records of Hendry County, Flori-
da.

Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being In the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fourth Thprsday In
the month of February, which Is the 26th day of February, 2009.
Dated this 7th day of January, 2009.

Barbara S. Buller
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
308306 CGS 2/5,12,19,26/09

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ENACTMENT OF AN ORDINANCE
Comprehensive Plan Capital Improvements Element
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Clewiston City Commission will conduct a PUB-
LIC HEARING on February 16, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. eor as soon as practical thereafter,
In the City Hall Commission Chambers, 115W. Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida.
During the Public Hearing, the City Commission proposes to enact final passage of
the ordinance which is set forth as follows:
ORDINANCE NO. 2009-01
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF CLEWISTON,
FLORIDA, AMENDING THE CITY OF CLEWISTON COMPREHENSIVE PLAN; PRO-
VIDING FOR AMENDMENT OF THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ELEMENT BY UP-
DATING AND IMPLEMENTING A FINANCIALLY FEASIBLE 5-YEAR SCHEDULE OF
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, CONFLICT, AND
SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
A copy of the proposed ordinance Is available In the City Manager's Office, City Hall,
115 W. Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida for the Inspection of any Interested par-
ties and Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to
the proposed ordinance. If any person decides to appeal any decision made with
respect to any matter considered at this meeting for public hearing, such person
may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings Is made, which record
Includes the testllmony and any evidence upon which the appeal Is to be based.
Wendell Johnson
City Marager
309426 CN 2/5/09


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT CABERNET I, LLC, holder of the following certifi-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name In which it was as-
sessed are as follows:

CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2745 2006 4-10-43-29-060-2342-0070 ISLANDE AUBOURG
Lot 7, Block 2342, PORT LABELLE UNIT 6, a subdivision according to the plat
thereof recorded In Plat Book 3, Page 109, Public Records of Hendry County, Flori-
da.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in
the month of February, which Is the 26th day of February, 2009.
Dated this 7th day of January, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
308302 CGS 2/5,12,19,26/09


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT VERDOT VI, LLC, holder of the following certifi-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
number, year tof Issuance, description of property and the name in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:

CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2776 2006 4-10-43.29-070-2205-0100 KATHLEEN M. SIBBLIES &
HAZEL M. MILLER
Lot 10, Block 2205, PORT LABELLE UNIT 7, a subdivision according to the piat
thereof recorded In Plat Book 3, Page 116, Public Records of Hendry County, Fl.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being In the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fourth Thursday In
the month of February, which is the 26th day of February, 2009.
Dated this 7th day of January, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
308301 CGS 2/5,12,19,26/09

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT III, LLC, holder of the following certifi-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:

CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
601 2006 1-14-43-31-010-0000-0270 MICHAEL J. THOMPSON
Lot 27, GREENWOOD FOREST UNIT NO. 1, according to the plat thereof, recorded In
Plat Book 5, Pages 123 and 124, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.

All of said property being In the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fourth Thursday In
the month of February, which is the 26th day of February, 2009.
Dated this 7th day of January 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
308297 CGS 2/5,12,19,261/09

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT III, LLC, holder of the following certifi-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of Issuance, description of property and the name In which it was as-
sessed are as follows:

CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
920 2006 1-14-44-32-A00-0161-0100 MICHAEL MARK HOBAN
The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the
Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 14, Township 44
South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an ac-
cess road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 2850, MONTURA RANCH
ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.

All of said property being In the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fourth Thursday In
the month of February, which is the 26th day of February, 2009.
Dated this 7th day of January, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
308296 CGS 2/5,12,19,26/09


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED'
.Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC, holder of the following certificate,
has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which It was assessed are
as follows:

CERT. NAME IN
NO, YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1394 2006 1-34-44-32-AOO-0003-0100 SANTANA ANGELA CELENE
The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the
Northeast one-quarter nf the Northeast one-quarter of Section 34, Township 44
South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an access road of the
West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 4402 Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecord-
ed subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.

All of said property being In the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in
the month of February, which Is the 26th day of February, 2009.
Dated this 7th day of January, 20090.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
308308 CGS 2/5,12,19,26/09

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC, holder of the following certificate,
has filed said certificate for a tax deed tobe Issued thereon. The certifIcate number,
year of Issuance, description of property and the name In which It was assessed
are as follows:
CERT: NAME IN
NO, YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1527 2006 1-07-44-33-010-D0000-0040 RANDALLJ.HENDERSON,
AS TRUSTEE FOR RANDALL JASON
HENDERSON &HEIDI ILENE HENDERSON
% DIANE HENDERSON TAYLOR
Lot 5, MIDWAY ACRES, a subdivision located In Section 7, Township 44 South,
Range 33 East, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 5, Public
Records of Hendry County, Florida. excluding right-of-way.
Less and except Gasa, Oil and Mineral rights nst owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.

All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florlda, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fourth Thursday In
the month of February, which Is the 26th day of February, 2009.
Dated this 7th day of January, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
308282 CN 2/5,12,19,26/09

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Bank Allandic Atin: J. Chin, holder of the follow-
Ing certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued thereon. The cer-
tificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which It
was assessed are as follows:


CERT. NAME-IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2161 2006 3-01-43-34-010-0436-0070 Elvira Gonzalez
Lots 7 & 8, Block 435 of the subdivision of Block 111 In the City of Clewiston, Flori-
da. according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 24, Public Records
of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday In the
month of February, which Is the 19th day of February, 2009.
Dated this 24th day ot December, 2008.
Barbara S. Buller
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
305319 CGS 1/22,29;2/5,12/09


REQUEST FOR BIDS
MOWING ROADWAYS IN THE SKY VALLEY M.S.B.U.
BID NUMBER: 2009-12
OPENING DATE AND TIME: February 19, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.
Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry
County, Florida, "Mowing Roadwaysin the Sky Valley M.S.B.U.". In order to be con-
sidered, bids must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall
Building (Clerk's Office) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpoch-
ee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by February 19, 2009 at 2:00 p.m., at which time all re-
sponses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more wit-
nesses.
A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry
County Purchasing Department, located at 165 S. Lee Street, LaBelle, Florida (for
pick up), Post Office Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling
(863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585.
Bidders are encouraged to attend the *Pre-Bid Conference* on *Thursday, February
12, 2009, at10:00 a.m.* at the Special Districts Department, 3300 Utility Drive, La-
Belle, Florida 33935.
This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any
costs Incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for any ser-
vices. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a re-
sult of this solicitation, or to cancel In part or in its entirety this Bid, If It is In the best
interest of the County to do so.
Hendry County Is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work
Place.
HENRY COUNTY
Janet B. Taylor, Chair
Board of County Commissioners
309556 CB/CN 2/5/09


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 07-773-CA
BG INVESTMENT SERVICES, INC.,
a Florida Corporation
Plaintiff
vs.
PILAR HOME DEVELOPERS, INC.
a Florida Corporation, et al.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
Jan. 16, 2009, entered In Case.No.
2007-765-CA of the Circuit Court of
theTwentleth Judicial Circuit In and for
Hendry County, Florida, wherein FILAR
HOME DEVELOPERS, INC., VIANCA P
AGUILAR, BEATRIZ DJEBELLI PEREZ,
RICARDO ORTIZ, and MARIA ORTIZ,
are Defendants,, I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for cash in the
Hallway in front of the Clerk of the Cir-
cuit Court Administration Building, 25
Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle at 11:00
o'clock A.M. on Feb. 11,2009, the fol-
lowing described property as set forth
In said Final Judgment, to wit:
Lot 1, Block 28, MONTURA RANCH
ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, ac-
cording to the map or plat thereof as
recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37,
38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry
County, Florida

Any person claiming an Interest In the
surplus from the sale, If any, other
than the property owner as of the date
of the lis pendens, must file a claim
within sixty (60) days after the sale.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of the
Court at LaBelle, Florida this Jan. 20,
2009.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk, Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
By: /s/ D. Hammond
As Deputy Clerk
308447 CN 1/29;2/5/09
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO., 07-768-CA
BG INVESTMENT SERVICES, INC.,
a Florida Corporation
Plaintiff
vs.
PILAR HOME DEVELOPERS, INC.
a Florida Corporation, et al.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
Jan. 16, 2009, entered in Case No.
2007-765-CA of the Circuit Court of
the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for
Hendry County, Florida, wherein PILAR
HOME DEVELOPERS, INC., VIANCA PR
AGUILAR, BEATRIZ DJEBELLI PEREZ,
RICARDO ORTIZ, and MARIA ORTIZ,
are Defendants,, I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for cash in the
Hallway in front of the Clerk of the Cir-
cuit Court Administration Building, 25
HIckpochee Ave., LaBelle al 11:00
o'clock A.M. on Feb.11, 2009, the fol-
lowing described property as set forth
In said Final Judgment, to wit:
The East /% of the SW 'A of the SE '
of the SW 'A of the NE '/4 of Section
15, Township 44 South, Range 32
East, Hendry County, Florida. also
known as Lol 3268 in MONTURA
RANCH ESTATES an unrecorded sub-
division.
Any person claiming an interest In the
surplus from the sale, If any, other
than the property owner as of the date
of the lis pendens, must file a claim
within sixty (60) days after the sale.

WITNESS my hand and the seal of the
Court at LaBelle, Florida this Jan. 20,
20090.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk, Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
By:/s/ D. Hammond
As Deputy Clerk
308448 CN 01/29;2/5/09
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 07-771-CA
BG INVESTMENT SERVICES, INC.,
a Florida Corporation
Plai tiff
vs.
PILAR HOME DEVELOPERS, INC.
a Florida Corporation, et al.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
Jan. 16, 2009, entered In Case No.
2007-765-CA of the Circuit Court of
the Twentieth Judicial Circuit In and for
Hendry County, Florida, wherein PILAR
HOME DEVELOPERS, INC., VIANCA P.
AGUILAR, BEATRIZ DJEBELLI PEREZ.
RICARDO ORTIZ, and MARIA ORTIZ,
are Defendants,, I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for cash in the
Hallway In front of the Clerk of the Cir-
cuit Court Administration Building, 25
Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle at 11:00
o'clockA.M. on Feb.11, 2009, the fol-
lowing described property as set forth
in said Final Judgment, to wit:

Lot 2, Block 28, MONTURA RANCH
ESTATES, first Subdivision, accord-
ing to the map or pit thereof as re-
corded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 28
and 39, Public Records of Hendry
County, Florida.
Any person claiming an interest In the
surplus from the sale, If any, other
than the property owner as of the date
of the Its pendens, must file a claim
within sixty (60) days after the sale.

WITNESS my hand and the seal of the
Court at LaBelle, Florida this Jan. 20,
2009.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk, Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
By: /s/D. Hammond
As Deputy Clerk
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 07-774-CA

BG INVESTMENT SERVICES, INC.,
a Florida Corporation
Plaintiff
Vs.
PILAR HOME DEVELOPERS, INC.
a Florida Corporation, et al.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
September 8, 2008, entered in Case
No. 2007-765-CA of the Circuit Court
of the Twenieth Judicial Circuit in and
for Hendry County, Florida, wherein PI-
LAR HOME DEVELOPERS, INC., VIAN-
CA P AGUILAR, BEATRIZ DJEBELLI
PEREZ, RICARDO ORTIZ, and MARIA
ORTIZ, are Defendants,, I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for cash In
the Hallway In front of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court Administration Building,
25 Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle at 11:00
o'clock A.M. on Feb. 11,2009, the fol-
lowing described property as set forth
In said Final Judgment, to wit:
Lot 14, Block 75, MONTURA RANCH
ESTATES, first Subdivision, accord-
Ing to the map or plat thereof as re-
corded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38
and 39, Public Records of Hendry
County, Florida.

Any person claiming an Interest In the
surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner as of the date
of thel Usi pendens, must file a claim
within sixty (60) days after the sale.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of the
Court at LaBelle, Florida this Jan. 15,
2009.

BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk, Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
By: /s/D. Hammond
As Deputy Clerk
308658 CN 01/29;02/05/09

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 07-766-CA

BG INVESTMENT SERVICES, INC.,
a Florida Corporation
Plaintiff
Vs.
PILAR HOME DEVELOPERS, INC.
a Florida Corporation, et al.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
September 8, 2008, entered In Case
No. 2007-765-CA of the Circuit Court
of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit In and
for Hendry County, Florida, wherein Pl-
LAR HOME DEVELOPERS, INC., VIAN-
CA P AGUILAR, BEATRIZ DJEBELLI
PEREZ, RICARDO ORTIZ, and MARIA
ORTIZ, are Defendants, I will sell to
the highest and bestbidder for cash in
the Hallway in front of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court Administration Building,
25 Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle at 11:00
o'clock A.M. on Feb. 11, 2009, the fol-
lowing described property as set forth
In said Final Judgment, to wit:

The South f of.the SW / of the NE
i/ of the NE /4 of the SE of Section
14, Township 44 South, Range 32
East, Hendry County, Florida. Also
known as Lot 2956 In MONTURA
RANCH ESTATES an unrecorded sub-
division.

Any person claiming an Interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner as of the date
of the ls1 pendens, must file a claim
within sixty (60) days after the sale.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of the
Court at LaBelle, Florida this Jan. 15,
2009.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk, Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
By:/s/D. Hammond
As Deputy Clerk
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 07-767-CA
BG INVESTMENT SERVICES, INC.,
a Florida Corporation
Plaintiff
Vs.
PILAR HOME DEVELOPERS, INC.
a Florida Corporation, et al.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
September 8, 2008, entered In Case
No. 2007-765-CA of the Circuit Court
of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and
for HendryCounty, Florida, wherein PI-
LAR HOME DEVELOPERS, INC., VIAN-
CA R AGUILAR, BEATRIZ DJEBELLI
PEREZ, RICARDO ORTIZ, and MARIA
ORTIZ, are Defendants,, I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for cash in
the Hallway In front of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court Administration Building,
25 Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle at 11:00
o'clock A.M. on Feb. 11, 2000, the fol-
lowing described property as set forth
in said Final Judgment, to wit:
The East '% of the NE of the NW A.
of the NE i/ of the NW 'A of Section
13, Township 44 South, Range 32
East, Hendry County, Florida. Also
known as Lot 3700 in MONTURA
RANCH ESTATES an unrecorded
subdivision.

Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner as of the date
of the Is pendens, must file a claim
within'slxty (60) daysafter the sale.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of the
Court at LaBelle, Florida this Jan. 15,
2009:
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk, Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
By: /s/ D. Hammond
As Deputy Clerk
308661 CN 1/29;02/05/09

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 07-772-CA
80 INVESTMENT SERVICES, INC.,
a Florida Corporation
Plaintiff
vs.
PILAR HOME DEVELOPERS,.INC.
a Florida Corporation, at al.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
September 8, 2008, entered In Case
No. 2007-765-CA of the Circuit Court
of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit In and
for Hendry County, Florida, wherein Pl-
LAR HOME DEVELOPERS, INC., VIAN-
CA P AGUILAR, BEATRIZ DJEBELLI
PEREZ, RICARDO ORTIZ, and MARIA
ORTIZ, are Defendants,, I will sell to
the highest and be idder for cash in
the Hallway in front of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court Administration Building,
25 Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle at 11:00
o'clock A.M. on February 11, 2009,
the following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:
Lot 7, Block 12, MONTURA RANCH
ESTATES, first Subdivision, according
to the map or plat thereof as recorded
In Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39,
Public Records of Hendry County,
Florida.
Any person claiming an interest In the
surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner as of the date
of the lis pendens, must file a claim
within sixty (60) days after the sale.
WITNESS my Band and the seal of the
Court at LaBelle, Florida this Jan. 15,
2009.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk, Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
By:/s/ 0. Hammond
As Deputy Clerk-
308659 CN 01/29;02/05/009

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 07-769-CA
BG INVESTMENT SERVICES, INC.,
a Florida Corporation
Plaintiff
vs.
PILAR HOME DEVELOPERS, INC.
a Florida Coration, et al.
S Defendants.

NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
September 8, 2008, entered in Case
No. 2007-765-CA of the Circuit Court
of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit In and
for Hendry County, Florida, wherein PI-
LAR HOME DEVELOPERS, INC., VIAN-
CA PR AGUILAR, BEATRIZ DJEBELLI
PEREZ, RICARDO ORTIZ, and MARIA
ORTIZ, are Defendants,, I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for cash In
the Hallway in front of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court Administration Building,
25 Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle at 11:00
o'clock A.M. on Feb. 11,2009, the fol-
lowing described property as set forth
in said Final Judgment, to wit:
The North 1h of the NW 'A of the SW
'A of the SE '/4 of Ihe NW /' of Sec-
tion'15, Township 44 South, Range
32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also
known as Lot 3169 in MONTURA
RANCH ESTATES an unrecorded sub-
division.
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner as of the date
of the Its pendens, must file a claim
within sixty (60) days after the sale.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of the
Court at LaBelle, Florida this Jan. 15,
2009.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk, Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
By: /s/ D. Hammond
As Deputy Clerk
308660 CN 01/29;02/05/09


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 26-2008-CA-000611
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
Plaintiff
vs.
MAHAMADOU M. SIDDO A/K/A
MAHAMADOU MOCTAR SIDDO metal,
Defendantss.
AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: MAHAMADOU M. SIDDO A/K/A
MAHAMADOU MOCTAR SI000DO
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
9702 Malaga Ct. #302
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER,
AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED
INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS) WHO
ARE NOT KNOWN TJO BE DEAD OR
ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN
PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, OR
OTHER CLAIMANTS
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to
foreclose a mortgage on the following
property in HENDRY County, Florida:
LOT 17, BLOCK 1, OF PORT LABELLE
HOLIDAY PARK; UNIT 1, A SUBDIVI-
SION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 4, PAGE 3, OF'THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
has been filed against you and you are
required to serve a copy of your writ-
ten defenses within 30 days after the
first publication, if any, on Florida De-
fault Law Group, P.L., Plaintiff's attor-
ney, whose address Is 91109 Corporate
Lake Drive, Suite 300, Tampa, Florida
33634, and file the original with this
Court either before service on Plain-
tiff'sattorneyorimmediatelythereafter;
otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded In
the Complaint or petition.
This notice shall be published once each
week for two consecutive weeks in the
Clewiston News.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this
Court on this 26th day of Jan. 2009.

Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Court
By:/S/D. HAMMOND
As Deputy Clerk
*See Americans with Disabilities Act
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing a spe-
cial accommodation to participate in this
proceeding should contact Ihe Deputy
Court Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Center,
Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort
Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number
(813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771
(TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Flori-
da Relay Service, not later than seven (7)
days prior to this proceeding.
308981 CN 2/5,12/09
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20th
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.: 07CA09

AMERICAN GENERAL HOME EQUITY,
INC., Plaintiff
VS.
ELMER FELLERS, DECEASED, et al.,
Defendant.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: ELMER FELLERS
81 Lake Drive BHR
Okeechobee, FL 34974
TIMOTHY DAVID FELLERS
81 Lake Drive BHR
Okeechoebee, FL 34974
LEIGH FELLERS
81 Lake Drive BHR
Okeechobee, FL 34974
(Current Residence Unknown) if living,
and ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES,
including, if a named Defendant Is de-
ceased, the personal representatives,
the surviving spouse, heirs, devisees,
grantees, creditors, and all other par-
ties claiming, by, through, under or
against that Defendant, and all clai-
mants, persons or parties, natural or
corporate, or whose exact legal status
is unknown, claiming under any of the
above named or described Defen-
dants.

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for
Foreclosure of Mortgage on the follow-
ing described property:
THE SOUTH 77.67 FEET OF LOT 81,
FIFTH ADOmON, UNIT NO. 2 BUCK-
HEAD RIDGE, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF ON FILE IN THE OF-
FICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
3, PAGE 43 SAID LANDS SITUATE
LYING AND BEING IN GLADES
COUNTY, FLORIDA

has been filed against you and you are
required to serve a copy of your writ-
ten defenses, If any, to it, on Kenneth
L. Salomone, ESQ., Esquire, 1701
West Hillsboro Boulevard, Suite 302,
Deerfleld Beach, FL 33442, Attorney
for Plaintiff, on or before March 6,
2009, a date which is within thirty (30)
days after the first publication of this
Notice In the GLADES COUNTY DEMO-
CRAT and file the original with the
Clerk of this Court either before service
on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the relief de-
manded In the complaint.
-WITNESS my hand and the seal of this
Court this 22nd day of Jan., 2009.
As Clerk of the Court
By:/S/Jennifer Bevis
As Deputy Clerk
309183 GCD 02/05,12/09

Buying a car? Look in
the classified. Selling
a car? Look in the
declassified.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.: 08-142 CP
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF
LEVI SANFORD ARNOLD
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Levi
Sanford Arnold, deceased, whose date
of death was July 21, 2008, Is pending
in the Circuit Court for Hendry County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address
of which Is P.O. Box 1760, La Belle, Fl
33975. The names and addresses of
the personal representative and the
personal representative's attorney are
set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against the decedent's 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 decent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate must file
their claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT 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 PERIODS
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
The date of first publication of this notice
Is January 29, 2009.
Personal Representative
Ralph Elver
Florida Bar Number 215848
Ralph Elver, PA.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
PO. Drawer 2280
LaBelle, FL 33975
(863) 675-5800
Patsy J. Dougherty
2250 SR 80 W Lot 78
LaBelle, FL 33935
308870 CN.1/29;2/5/09


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENRY COUNTY INSURANCE
ADVISORY BOARD
Notice is hereby given that the Hend-
ry County Insurance Advisory Board
will hold a meeting Monday, February
9, 2009 at 4:00 p.m., at the Hendry
County Courthouse Square, Room
#A-118, 165 South Lee Street, La-
Belle, Florida.
If a person decides to appeal any
decision made by the Hendry County
Auditing Committee with respect to
any matter discussed at such meet-
ing, he/she will need a record of the
proceedings, and that, for such pur-
pose, he/she may need to ensure that
a verbatim record of the proceedings
Is made, which record includes the
testimony and evidence upon which
the appeal is to be based.
Hendry County Insurance
Advisory Board.
309634 CB/CN 2/5/09

PUBLIC NOTICE
Public Notice is hereby given that the City
Commission of the City of Clewiston will
hold a public hearing on February 16,
2009 at 6:00 p.m. In the CIty Hall Com-
mission Chambers, 115 W. Ventura Ave.
Clewiston, FL. to consider the request of
AKRAM ALABED for the Issuance of a
vehicle-for-hire license.
Any person Interested may come and be
heard regarding the granting or denying
of the license request. City Hall is a
handicapped accessible facility. Any
handicapped person requiring special ac-
commodation at this meeting should
contact Wendell Johnson, City Manager
at least three calendar days prior to the
meeting.
309447 CN 2/5/09

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 07-765-CA
BG INVESTMENT SERVICES, INC.,
a Florida Corporation
Plaintiff
VS.
PILAR HOME DEVELOPERS, INC.
a Florida Corporation, et al.
Defendants,
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
September 8, 2008, entered in Case
No. 2007-765-CA of the Circuit Court
of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit In and
for HendryCounty, Florida, wherein PI-
LAR HOME DEVELOPERS, INC., VIAN-
CA P. AGUILAR, BEATRIZ DJEBELLI
PEREZ, RICARDO ORTIZ, and MARIA
ORTIZ, are Defendants,, I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for cash in
Ihe Hallway in front of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court Administration Building,
25 Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle at 11:00
o'clock A.M. on February 11, 2009,
the following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:
The North /% of the NW 'V of the SW
'A of the SE of the NW '/ of Sec-
tion 15, Township 44 South, Range
32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also
known as Lot 3169 In MONTURA
SRANCH ESTATES an unrecorded sub-
division.

Any person claiming an Interest in the
surplus from the sale, If any, other
than the property owner as of the date
of the ls pendens, must tile a claim
within sixty (60) days after the sale.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of the
Court at LaBelle, Florida this January
15, 2009.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk, Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
By: /s/ D. Hammond
As Deputy Clerk
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In Northwest Zone
By Tony Young
Thus far, this deer season
hasn't been good to me as far
as quantity goes, but thanks to
a good friend who invited me to
hunt with him on his lease, I did
bag a very nice 7-pointer on New
Year's Day. What a way to start off
the New Year! And believe me,
that's a great buck for a hunter
like me, who's spent the past 18
years hunting the flatwoods of
Franklin County. But I still have
plenty of room left in my freezer,
so I'm not throwing in the towel
just yet after all, there are still
lots of hunting days left in my
neck of the woods.
So if you're like me or if you
live in the central or southern part
of the state and you don't mind
hunting with a primitive weap-
on, then point your pickup truck
north, because the Northwest
Hunting Zone's deer season's still
goin' strong on 'private lands and
most wildlife management areas
(WMAs).
The second phase, if you will,
of muzzleloading gun season
runs Feb. 19-March 1, in this part
of the Panhandle. This unique late


season, which occurs only in the
Northwest Zone, was established
to allow hunters the chance to
hunt the rut that runs from late
January through February in this
part of the state.
A $5 Muzzleloading Gun Per-
mit is required to hunt during this
season, where, on private land,
hunters have the choice of using a
muzzleloader, bow or crossbow.
On WMAs, this post-season's
referred to as the archery/muzzle-
loading gun season. Hunters can
use bows or muzzleloaders, but
no crossbows unless they pos-
sess a Disabled Crossbow Permit.
Hunters who choose to hunt with
a bow must have the $5 Archery
Permit, and those using a muzzle-
loader need the $5 Muzzleloading
GunPermit.
The most common game to
hunt during this season are deer
and wild hogs. Only bucks may
be taken (even if you use a bow),
and one antler must be at least
five inches in length. On private
land, the daily bag limit is two.
Bag limits and antler size for deer
on WMAs can differ, so please
consult the area brochure before
you hunt.
Wild hogs are considered live-


stock on private lands, and be-
cause of this, they can be taken
year-round with no bag or size
limits. On most WMAs, there's
also no bag or size limits, arid
hogs are legal to take during most
hunting seasons except spring
turkey. On selected WMAs, spe-
cific bag and size limits do apply,
so check the area's brochure to
make sure.
No dogs may be used in the
pursuit of deer or hogs during
this season, but leashed dogs
can, however, be used to track
wounded game if necessary. And
it's important to note that no tur-
keys may be taken during this
season.
Bows and crossbows must
have a minimum draw weight
of 35 pounds, and hand-held re-
leases on bows are permitted.
Broadheads used in taking deer
must have at least two sharpened
edges with .a minimum width of
7/8 inch. For hunting deer, muz-
zleloaders that fire single bullets
must be at least .40-caliber. Muz-
zleloaders firing two or more balls
must be 20-gauge or larger.
You're allowed to take deer
and hogs over feeding stations on
private land, but it's illegal to use


bait on WMAs.
Some things you can't do
during this late season include
shooting swimming deer, using
explosive or drug-injecting ar-
rows, using muzzleloaders with
self-contained cartridge ammuni-
tion capabilities and using or pos-
sessing modern firearms.
Seventeen of the WMAs in the
Northwest Hunting Zone have the
late archery/muzzleloading gun
season, and if you plan to hunt
any of 'em, you must have the $26
management area permit as well
as your hunting license.
You can get all of the licenses
and permits you'll need at any tax
collectors' office, retail outlet that
sells hunting and fishing supplies,
by calling toll-free 888-HUNT-
FLORIDA or by going online at
www.wildlifelicense.com.
So if you're like me and not
ready for deer season to be over
with, have no fear 'cause Febru-
ary's here! Grab your favorite
primitive weapon and head over
to the Northwest Hunting Zone
where the rut's goin' on hard and
heavy.


Join 'The Great Backyard Bird Count'


Count for fun-Count
for the future
Bird and nature fans through-
out North America are invited to
join tens of thousands of every-
day bird watchers for the 12th an-
nual Great Backyard Bird Count
(GBBC), Feb. 13-16. Last year,
Clewiston reported the most bird
in Florida and was #5 in the US
for the most birds reported with
only 29 checklists. They reported
121 Species and 143,748 birds.
Labelle submitted 23 checklists
and Okeechobee 14 lists.-
A joint project of the Cornell
Lab of Ornithology and the Na-
tional Audubon Society, this free
event is an opportunity for fami-
lies, students, and people of all
ages to discover the wonders of
nature in backyards, schoolyards,


and local parks, and, at the same
time, make an important contri-
bution to conservation. Partici-
pants count birds and report their
sightings online at www.bird-
count.org.
"The Great Backyard Bird
.Count benefits both birds and
people. It's a great example of
citizen science: Anyone who can
identify even a few species can
contribute to the body of knowl-
edge that is used to inform con-
servation efforts to protect birds
and biodiversity," said Audubon
Education VP, Judy Braus. "Fami-
lies, teachers, children and all
those who take part in GBBC get
a chance to improve their obser-
vation skills, enjoy .nature, and
have a great time counting for
fun, counting for the future."
Anyone can take part, from
novice bird watchers to experts,


by counting birds for as little as
15 minutes (or as long as they
wish) on one or more days of the
event and reporting their sight-
ings online at www.birdcount.
org. Participants can also explore
what birds others are finding in
their backyards-whether in their
own neighborhood or thousands
of miles away. Additional online
resources include tips to help
identify birds, a photo gallery; and
special materials for educators.
The data these "citizen sci-
entists" collect helps research-
ers understand bird population
trends, information that is critical
for effective conservation. Their
efforts enable everyone to see
what would otherwise be impos-
sible: a comprehensive picture of
where birds are in late winter and
how their numbers and distribu-
tion compare with previous years.


In 2008, participants submitted
more than 85,000 checklists.
Each year, in addition to en-
tering their tallies, participants
submit thousands of digital im-
ages for the GBBC photo contest.
Many are featured in the popular
online gallery. Participants in the
2009 count are also invited to up-
load their bird videos to YouTube;
some will also be featured on the
GBBC web site. Visit www.bird-
count.org to learn more.
Tally sheets are available
through Hendry-Glades Audu-
bon.Call Margaret England at
860-674-0695 if you don't have
internet access and would like to
receive a tally sheet. Leave your
name and address on the answer-
ing machine.


USDA sets date for lamb referendum


Second nine weeks
Seventh-grade
All A's: Jordan Drayton, Natalie
Leavy and Alaina Lee.
All A's and B's: Thomas Bar-
field, Bailey Browning, Isaac Cis-
neros, Destiny Everett, Niannia
Hallback, Kaitlyn Heflin, Viviana
Leon, Sarah Lyons, Amy Perry,
Thomas Perry, Jeremiah Ramirez,
Blake Ridgdill, Ana Rodriguez and
Samantha Shearer.
Eighth-grade
All A's: Carly Hessler.
All A's and B's: Akkua Hall-
back, Kourtney Jimenez, Ashley
Lara, Vinton Lewis, Joshua Lon-
gwell, Luis Rico, Nila Seales, Jes-
sica Smith and Maria Toledo.
Ninth-grade
All A's: Warner Ward.
All A's and B's: Jared Brickel,
Maira Cercantes, Dustin Chap-


man, Ivette DeSantiago, Juana
Reyes, Xavion Scott and AJ Walk-
er.
10th-grade
All A's and B's: Brianna
Criswell, Jess Elrod, Gabriela
Galvez, Preston Kellogg, Victor
Lopez, Frances Neal, Matthew
Shearer, Ever Velasquez, Hunter
Ward and Brantley Woodward.
1lth-grade
All A's: Tyler Wilson.
All A's and B's: Ethan Harris,
Amber Hughes, Esperanza On-
tiveros and Eric Simmons.
12th-grade
All A's: Shelbi Brown, Benja-
min Hernandez and Aaron Spe-
ro.
All A's and B's: Dalton Britt, Fer-
nando Cisneros, Darryl Davis, Ke-
nya Dubois, Jessica Echols, Xavier
Fagan, Elizabeth Rivera, Yesenia
Sangabriel, Jessica Stafford, Sarah
Thomas and Vivian Velasquez.


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WASHINGTON -- The U.S.
Department of Agriculture has
announced that it will offer lamb
producers, feeders, and first han-
dlers the opportunity to vote in
a nationwide referendum on
whether to continue or terminate
the Lamb Promotion, Research,
and Information Order, autho-
rized under the Commodity Pro-
motion, Research, and Informa-
tion Act of 1996. The referendum
will be held Feb. 2-27, 2009.
The referendum will be con-
ducted at USDA's Farm Service
Agency (FSA) county offices. To
be eligible to vote, persons must
certify and provide documenta-
tion, such as a sales receipt or re-
mittance form, which shows they
have been engaged in the pro-
duction, feeding, or slaughtering
of lambs during the period, Jan.
1, 2008, through Dec. 31, 2008.
Beginning Feb. 2, 2009, and
continuing through Feb. 27, 2009,
persons eligible to vote should ob-


tain form LS-86 from a county FSA
office either in person, by mail,
fax, or via the Internet at: http://
www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketing-
programs. Persons must vote in
the referendum at the County FSA
office where their administrative
farm records are maintained. For
those persons not participating in
FSA programs, the opportunity to
vote will be provided at the Coun-
ty FSA office where the person
owns or rents land.
Form LS-86 and supporting
documentation must be returned
in person, by mail, or by fax to
the appropriate county FSA office.
The form and documentation re-
turned in person or by fax must
be received in the appropriate


2009. USDA monitors activities of
the American Lamb Board. The
mandatory program is financed
by producers, seedstock produc-
ers (breeders), feeders, and ex-
porters who are assessed one-half
cent ($.005) per pound when live
ovine animals are sold. The first
handler, primarily packers, pays
an additional 30 cents per head
on ovine animals purchased for
slaughter. Notice of the referen-
dum will be published in the Dec.
16, 2008, Federal Register. Cop-
ies of the Final Rule and Notice
are available from the Marketing
Programs Branch; Livestock and
Seed Program, AMS, USDA; STOP


county office prior to the close 0251 Roc
of business on Feb. 27, 2009. pendence
The form and documentation
returned by mail must be post- ton, D.C.
marked no later than midnight 720-1115;
on Feb. 27, 2009, and received in www.ams
the county FSA office by March 6, programs.


om 2628-S; 1400 Inde-
Avenue, SW; Washing-
20250-0251; tel. (202)
or via the Internet at:
.usda.gov/lsmarketing-


United Way distributes food


and shelter funds


INI Florida The United Way
of Lee, Hendry and Glades has
announced that Lee and Hen-
dry Counties will receive funds
to supplement emergency food
and shelter programs in the area.
Lee Countywill receive $507,103,
and Hendry County will receive
$43,445.
The selection was made by
a national board that is chaired
by the Federal Emergency Man-
agement Agency and consists
of representatives from The
Salvation Army, American Red
Cross, United Jewish Communi-
ties, Catholic Charities USA, Na-
tion Council of the Churches of
Christ USA, and the United Way
of America.
Joanna Bradshaw, a United
Way Board Member will chair
the local board which will over-
see the allocations process. The
local board is charged with dis-
tributing the funds appropriated
by Congress to expand tlie ca-
pacity of food and shelter pro-
grams in high-need areas.


"These funds come to us
at a time when they are sorely
needed because of high unem-
ployment and serious economic
problems in our community.
The funds will help fill food pan-
tries and provide shelter to the
men, women and children who
are hurting the most," said Cliff
Smith, President of the United
Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades.
The local Board will deter-
mine how the funds awarded
to the area are to be distributed
among the emergency food and
shelter programs run by local
human service agencies in the
area. The local Board is respon-
sible for recommending local
human service
United Way to Distribute Fed-
eral Funds for Emergency Food
and Shelter cont.
agencies to receive these
funds and any additional funds
that become available under this
phase of the program.
Under the terms of the grant
from the national board, local


agencies chosen to receive duns
must be the following: be private
voluntary non-profits or united of
government; have an accounting
system; practice nondiscrimi-
nation; have demonstrated the
capability to deliver emergency
food and/or shelter programs,
and if they are private voluntary
organizations, they must have
a voluntary board. Qualifying
agencies and organizations are
urged to apply.
The United Way of Lee, Hen-
dry, and Glades has distributed
Emergency Food and shelter
funds previously to 17 participat-
ing agencies.
Public or private voluntary
agencies interested in applying
for these Emergency Food and
Shelter Program funds should
contact the United Way of Lee,
Hendry, and Glades, 7275 Con-
course Drive, Fort Myers, FL
33908 or call 239-433-2000 to
request an application. The
deadline for applications to be
received is Jan. 30.


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I believe we all need some rescuing hugs


By Pastor John Hicks
First United Methodist Church
Kyrie and Brielle Jackson were
born on 17 Oct. 1995 at the Mas-
sachusetts Memorial Hospital in
Worcester, MA., 12 weeks ahead
of their due date.
Each of the twins weighed all
of two pounds at birth. Though
Kyrie was putting on a bit of
weight in the days following her
arrival, Brielle was not doing as
Well. The oxygen level in her
blood was low, and her weight
gain was slow. She cried a great
deal, leaving her gasping and
blue-faced.
On November 12, Brielle went
into critical condition. She be-
gan gasping for breath, and her
face and stick-thin arms and legs
turned bluish-gray. Her heart rate
was way up, and she got hiccups,
a dangerous sign that her body


By The Reverend Samuel
S. Thomas, Ph. D.+
Saint Martin's'Church, Clewiston
We have a reference to Jesus
and "transportation" in the Palm
Sunday story; when He instructs
His disciples to borrow a colt.
(Matthew 21:3, e.g.) Otherwise
He seemed to walk every place or,
-take a boat. His reason was that
"The Lord needs them (the ani-
mals)" and that was a sufficient
reason. A while ago, a young per-
son was meeting a community
service obligation at a Church I
served and he told me about the
car deal that he was offered.
I asked him if his current
"wheels" would last him another
two years and he replied affir-
matively. We sat down and did
the math; so many payments for
so much time, the allowance for
the current car, the length of pay-
ments; the financed cost versus
the cost if paid for outright. We
were into four digits before long
and he looked surprised. We
agreed: it was his money and he
held off. There is a difference be-
tween need and want! I was look-
ing at houses one. day and one


was under stress. Her parents
watched, terrified that she might
die.
Nurse Gayle Kasparian tried
everything she could think of to
stabilize Brielle. She suctioned her
breathing passages and turned up
the oxygen flow to the incubator.
Still Brielle squirmed and fussed
as her oxygen intake plummeted
and her heart rate soared.
Then Kasparian remembered
something she had heard from
a colleague. It was a procedure,
common in parts of Europe but
almost unheard of in this coun-
try, that called for double-bedding
multiple-birth babies, especially
preemies. Getting the parents'
permission, Kasparian slipped
the squirming baby into the incu-
bator holding the sister she hadn't
seen since birth..
When she put Brielle in the
incubator with her sister Kyrie,


particular house interested me.
The realtor told me the price, the
current mortgage and the month-
ly payments, the length of the
mortgage and all else that was ih-
volved in the sale. I told her "That
house is going to cost me about
three times the asking price when
I am done paying for it." She told
me "Most people don't think that
way." I am sure she was right.
The Bible speaks of our finan-
cial relationships more in the Old
Testament than the New; It talks
about interest charges (tf Exodus
22:23) and the protection of the
poor from exploitation (cf Exo-
dus 22:25) as well as loans to "the
family" of believers.
It gets back to "Am I my broth-
er's keeper?" The relationship
between borrower and 'lender is
more than a contractual one it is
a matter of faith on both parts.
The faith on the part of the lender
is that there will be a repayment
and the faith on the part of the
borrower is that the debt will be
repaid is at the root of the agree-
ment.
When a lender is more inter-
ested in making a loan or a bor-
rower is more interested in getting


almost immediately Brielle snug-
gled up to Kyrie. Her blood-oxy-
gen saturation levels, which had
been frighteningly low, soared.
She began to breathe more eas-
ily. The frantic crying stopped and
her normal pinkish color quickly
returned. As she dozed, Kyrie
wrapped her tiny arm around her
smaller sibling in a rescuing hug.
A picture was taken.
Over the next weeks, 'her
health improved steadily in her
new, less lonely quarters. When
last heard from, Brielle and Kyrie
were healthy preschoolers. The
media attention brought about by
their story and the now-famous
photo caused their parents, Heidi
and Paul Jackson of Westminster,.
to change their telephone num-
ber.
Are you touched by this story?
Ifyou sayyes, it can mean that you
are emotionally affected. In an-


a possession, their relationship is
a flawed one. "Am I my brother's
keeper?" Yes, and it applies to
any relationship when there is a
possibility of exploitation. Don't
borrow if you're not sure about
paying back; don't lend if you
see some reason the borrower
will have problems. We're faced
with failing households, credit
problems, international market
problems and our personal and
interpersonal ethics (or lack of
them) affects us all.
Balancing between a fair re-
turn, a reasonable credit load,
living and doing business within
one's limits has implications for
the faithful. It also has implication
for our households, our society,
our future. A former theologian
once stated that "we're meant
to love people and use things,
and instead we love things and
use people." The Lord gave His
life for people and wasn't really
concerned about possessions or
how to acquire them, and gave
us a clue.
"The Lord needs..." and after
needing, to balance carefully with
our obligations. Respecting our
limits and the limits of others.


other context, if you are touched
it could mean you are a little cra-
zy. Touched, it's a great word that
can mean many things!
When we touch up something
we remove blemishes. A touch
down means we score. Being
touched in the head can mean
something is not right mentally.
Being touched in the heart means
that you were affected deeply.
Saying, "He touched me!" can
mean excitement if it's someone
you like, but it can be an expres-
sion seeking punishment if it hap-
pens to be your brother after your
parents told you both to behave
and keep your hands to yourself.
Touching can mean a warm


embrace between friends or sig-
nificant others, a firm handshake
in greeting, or a pat on the back.
It can also mean inappropriate
groping, a shove away, or a slap
in the face (physically or emotion-
ally).
The truth is, all of us need to
be appropriately touched. Appro-
priate touches release something
in the brain called endorphins.
Endorphins generally give a gen-
eral boost in the mood and hap-
piness of an individual,, and are
at the root of what athletes call
the "Runners High." People need
touch in order to survive, or they
become "touched," as in not right
mentally.


Consider the truth of how im-
portant touch can be in our lives.
The failing twin was healed by
the embrace of her sister, We,
too, can bring healing through
our embraces and touches. Think
how much brighter our day be-
comes when we are touched in
a special way by a special person
(or animal!).
One study I read said that we
need the equivalent of 12 good
hugs or positive affirmations a
day in order to survive, and 17 or
more in order to thrive.
In the name of God, for the
glory of God, let us go out and
help people thrive!


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Students
Continued From Page 1
pursuing their education, and
who have no way of doing so if


their parents brought them here
illegally when they were still mi-
nors. FVA students at MHHS have
witnessed their classmates pur-
suing outstanding grade points
and maintaining commendable


submitted
Future Voices of America students from Moore Haven High
School presented a proposal at the Glades County court-
house to the legislative delegation meeting on Jan. 27. Left
to right: 1st row John Mitchell, Marci Garcia, Ashanti Shep-
herd, Kara Anderson, Crystal Drake (sponsor), 2nd row Ty-
ler Wilson, Tiara Perkins, Jenny Sangabriel, Kendra Murphy,
Cortasia Ford, 3rd row -Fernando Cisneros, Jessica Stafford,
Elizabeth Rivera, Latwonne Blackmon, Sarah Buonpastore,
Patricia Ainsworth, Monique Duncanson, Fred Hall. Other
members not in the photo: Aaron Spero, Vivian Velasquez,
Jose Acosta, Macy Randolph and Miranda Robinson.


Freeze
Continued From Page 1
completely destroyed in the Ev-
erglades Agricultural Area. Green
beans were lost as well as sweet
corn, squash and cucumbers. In
many instances, older crops suf-
fered more than younger plants.
Tomatoes and peppers were hit
hard in many areas depending
on the spotty settling of freezing
temperatures. Some growers saw
damage as high as 70 percent
while others saw minimal dam-
age.
Unless bananas and mangoes
were covered, they probably sus-
tained damage, according to Gene
McAvoy. The mango flowers were
in bloom, and if frozen, it could
mean no fruit this year. Citrus was
not hurt too bad with five to eight
percent being affected.
Nursery growers of ornamen-
tal plants and palm trees may
notice damage. Sections of the
.large leaves can begin to brown a
week later, and it will take several
months for them to recover, for
the market.
The Florida Department of Ag-


Season
Continued From Page 1
The rim canal circles the lake and
provides good habitat for many
fish species. Other bluegill action
is found south along U.S. 27 in the
Holy Land area and further south
at Sawgrass-Holiday Park.
Most recently, crappie fishing


riculture and Consumer Services
has announced that the freeze
killed a great deal of cold sensi-
tive vegetation and the arid winds
dried out a lot of plant debris.
Wildfire hazards were already se-
vere after a very dry fall season.
The department explains that
the Keetch-Byram Drought Index
(KBDI) for Glades County has in-
creased to 678.
The drought index is a refer-
ence scale used to estimate the
dryness of soil and surface fuel.
The scale increases for each day
without rain and decreases when
it does rain. The index ranges on
a scale of zero to 800, with 800.
being the driest.
"The primary reason for the
increased KBDI this year is a sig-
nificant lack of rainfall," explains
Melissa Yunas, wildfire mitigation
specialist with the Florida Divi-
sion of Forestry.
On. Jan. 29 a wildfire in the
Muse community affected 15
acres, and damaged two sheds.
Glades County had 10 fire/res-
cue units and one EMS unit on
the scene. The Florida Division
of Forestry provided two tractors
and helicopter assistance. LaBelle


has been slow on the west end
of the lake and its traditional ar-
eas. Crappie are also known as
speckled perch. The experts are
anticipating better results after
cold fronts move in to the North-
ern Everglades.
There has been steady snook
action at the Ortona Locks on the


lifestyles; only to find out after a
lifetime spent in Florida that they
will face no admittance to a sec-
ondary or vocational institution.
"Public elementary and sec-
ondary schools in Florida do not
require them to prove legal im-
migrant status as a condition of
enrollment, however public col-
leges and universities do," said
Latwonne Blackmon, FVA mem-
ber.
According to FVA students,
liberty and the pursuit of happi-
ness are indeed inborn rights of
all people, not just citizens of.a
particular nation. Even though
education was not listed as an
unalienable right at our nation's
birth, FVA believes if undocu-
mented students have done ex-
actly what American society has
expected of them, by working
hard in school and the commu-
nity, then they should be able to
go to college, too.
FVA presented issues that
face undocumented high school
graduates. They are not eligible
for Bright Futures Scholarships,
grants or loans and face -triple'
tuition if admitted. Also, they are
not able to take state board ex-
ams after completing training;
and cannot legally pursue work
in the United States.
Furthermore, states with the
greatest population of illegal im-
migrants are California, Texas,
New York, Florida and Illinois,
according to the Department of


Fire Department was also on the
scene. Late in the afternoon it
was 95 percent contained.
South Florida consum-
ers may expect higher
prices for vegetables at
the grocery store, and a


Ortona Locks are found between
Moore Haven and LaBelle.
Also, exciting action on non-
native fish like Oscars and cichlids
is being reported. Luckily, there is
no limit on these species and they
are good to eat, too.
Lake Okeechobee is a giant,
shallow lake and boaters must


Caloosahatchee River using storm be prepared for winds and white
swim baits and flare tail jigs. The caps from time to time. Residents


Homeland Security. Out of these
five states, Florida is the only one
that has not passed in-state tu-
ition waivers for undocumented
students. To make issues even
more confusing, some Florida
community colleges admit these
students, while others do not.
FVA reports that they wish to
present this in Tallahassee to the
Education Committee so as to
garner support for this legislation;
and they have already received a
school board resolution that sup-
ports this proposal. They wish to
speak for their fellow classmates
who cannot speak for them-
selves.
Their presentation was re-
ceived in the Glades County
courthouse, Jan. 27, by state Rep-
resentative Denise Grimsley, state
Senator Dave Aronberg and Sena-
tor Alexander's representative.
Crystal Drake, school counselor
and FVA sponsor, also mentioned
to these elected officials and the
audience that they will word this
legislation to include those who
are already United States citizens.
Some legal citizens do not qual-
ify to enter college because their
parents failed to file for income
taxes. This wording of the legisla-
tion will comply with federal re-
quirements.
The students were well re-
ceived by the legislation del-
egation. Representative Grimsley
mentioned that undocumented
students have been here since


their early childhood, and Florida
has always been their home. Sen-
ator Aronberg commented that
students would be welcome to
talk to state legislators.
"We can make that happen in
both the senate and the house,"
said Dave Aronberg.


"I bet if you guys tried real
hard, you could get into the White
House," said Denise Grimsley.
United States Senator Marti-
nez will speak to FVA students in
Moore Haven on Feb. 4.
Staff writer Nena Bolan can be
reached at nenabolan@yahoo.com


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County manager speaks to delegation


Resolution lists
county issues;
supports city and
schools

By Nena Bolan
Glades County Democrat

GLADES COUNTY -- The leg-
islative delegation met with local
officials, Jan. 27, at the county
courthouse.
State officials heard about
the local issues that will prepare
them for their session in Tallahas-
see starting in early March. Sena-
tor Dave Aronberg, Representa-
tive Denise Grimsley and Senator
J.D. Alexander's representive,
Larry Ford, toured the region and
stopped in each county.
The day before the delegates
toured Glades County, the board
of county commissioners passed
a resolution that contained re-
quests for help with county is-
sues as well as support for City of
Moore Haven and school district
issues.
County manager, Wendell
Taylor, addressed the concerns of
Glades County listed in the resolu-
tion. He reminded delegates that
the county is a rural area of criti-
cal economic concern.
"A huge problem in our past,
particularly in our health unit, is
that we do not have money for
matching funds," said Mr. Taylor.
He commented that it would
make all the difference in the
world if help could come through
the state or legislation like waiv-
ers for matching; otherwise proj-
ects may not get done.
Wendell Taylor reminded
delegates and residents that the
Pearce Canal project is up and


running. The work of local and
state officials helped.get the canal
cleanup on its feet, and a firm is
already doing the work, design
and surveying. He emphasized
that it took forever to get the per-
mitting.
"We need streamlining of the
permitting process that we have
to go through," he said.
Mr. Taylor also brought up that
Tallahassee wants to change a
statute concerning Emergency
Management by requiring that
.the person in charge of a county's
emergency management must
have a college degree. He com-
mented that the idea of "one
size fits all" does not apply every
time, especially in a rural area. He
mentioned that local officials are
pleased with the person running
the EM program.
The county manager also
mentioned that the EM employ-
ees have proven their worth
during storms, and that the law
should not be changed. He sug-
gested each county in the state
pass their own ordinances on EM
requirements. There is no need


for a Florida statute.
Senator Dave Aronberg com-
mented that if it came from Wash-
ington, DC it would have to be
applied. However, if it was a state
bill it could be looked into.
"One size that fits all does not
work," said Dave Aronberg.
The resolution contained is-
sues associated with an inland
port that is under consideration
with a location in South Florida.
One of the sites studied is locat-
ed northwest of Moore Haven.
The board requests that the del-
egation and legislative leadership
pro-actively support analyzing the
economic, environmental and
site location of an inland port in
the FHREDI region. .
Also listed in the resolution
is support for industrial park de-
velopment, sewer system expan-
sion, small county courthouse
renovation, Moore Haven storm
water improvements and alterna-
tive water supply; and an EOC/
public safety building.
Staff writer Nena Bolan can be
reached at nenabolan@yahoo.com


submitted
Senator Dave Aronberg, center, toured through his district in
the Glades area, Jan. 27.


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