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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 21, 2008
Copyright Date: 2009
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subject: Newspapers -- Moore Haven (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Glades County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Glades -- Moore Haven
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1922.
Numbering Peculiarities: Vol. 8, no. 12 (June 21, 1929) issue misdated 1920.
General Note: Editors: R.B. Child, <1926>; Keathley Bowden, <1929>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 5, no. 29 (Sept. 24, 1926).
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Clubs and Meetin s

Glades Repubbecans
meeting set
The next meeting of the
Glades Repubhicans will be
March 25, at 7 p.m. at the
15meCoffee MllaH oc~kod.
in Ortona. Anyone interested in
the Republican Party and also
the Young Republicans are
encouraged to attend. If you
have any questions, please call
at (863) 673-0452.
Saturday bingo
Bingo night at the American
Legion in Moore Haven will
resume for the winter season. It
is held every Saturday from 5:30

building is at 600 River Road on
the southeast side of the river

Native Plant Societyr
plans meetings
The Florida Native Plant
Society meeting will be held on
the first Tuesday of each month
at 7 p.m. at the Agri-Civic Cen-
ter at 4509 George Boulevard
in Sebring in conference room
number three. For more infor-
mation, call Roy Stewart at:
(863) 632-0914.
VW Post #9528
hours posted
The VFW Post #9528 is
located at 2002 Hwy. 78 West
in Buckhead Ridge. For more
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5:30 until 7 p.m., and the cost is
$5. Every Thursday, the post has
bar bingo at 12:45 p.m. Lunch
will be available. Every Friday a
steak dinner with baked potato,
salad and rolls are served from
5:30 until 7 p.m. with a $9 dona-
tion: Dancing immediately fol-
All games and special events
are shown on three televisions.
The game room has a regula-
tion-size pool table. Post meet-
ings are held on the second and
fourth Saturday of the month,
beginning at 10 a.m. Com-
mander Albert Crank is avail-
able at (863) 467-2882.
Narcotics
Anonymous meets
NarcoticsAnonymous meets
Monday at 7 p.m. for open dis-
d ssonh Cetn rt Luc H
Road, Buckhead Ridge. For
more information please call
(863) 634-4780'

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In other business, the Gladles
County library advisory board
has recommended ending the
agreement with Charlotte Coun-
ty, according to Wendell Taylor,
county manager. Instead, the ad-
visory board requests going into
an arrangement with Heartland
Library Cooperative that consists
of DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands
and Okeechobee counties.
The region is rural/agricul-
tural, and Glades County would
have social, economic and geo~
graphic ties with these heartland
counties. According to the advi-
sory board, there should be no


lowed by $150 for the second in-
fringement if it occurs within 365
days of the first one.
If there are more than two
violations of the same ordinance
within 365 days, a mandatory
court appearance is necessary.
However, the resolution will al-
low uncontested citations to be
paid without a court appear-
ance; and one warning will be
given prior to the first citation be-
ing issued.
A court appearance is man-
datory if a violation is contested.
The presiding judge shall set the
fine if the results necessitate it.




Orange Festival


reduction in services.
Aim Engineering & Surveying,
Inc. has recommended that the
speed limit on the road in front
of West Glades School be re-
duced to 35 miles per hour. The
road, C.R. 720 in Muse, has un-
dergone widening and resurfac-
ing recently. According to the en-
girng ncotm any, th pshy dcas
of 55 miles per hour. Their ree-
ommendation is also intended
for non-school hours.
According to Glades County
officials, the passage of the
See Fines Page 18


Lower speed limit by
West Glades Sichool

sy Nena solan
Glades County Democrat
GLADES COUNTY The
Glade C 1nt B ad of C ut
Com iss oers aet Feb. 12 ad
passed a resolution that estab-
lished fines for ordinance viola
tions. Additionally, a lower speed
limit by West G;lades School was
approved, the library's interlocal
agreement changed, .and an ulp-
date was given on the impact of
the passage of Florida's constitu-




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tional amendment.
Generally, the approved
resolution indicates that most
ordinance violations will have a
maximum fine of $250 for the
first violation, and $350 for the
second violation occurring within
365 days of the first one.
Specifically, the following vio-
lationls of tall grass, abandoned
property, lack of mobile home
skirting, no address posted,
commercial vehicles parked in
residential areas, illegal signs
and overnight parking in county
owned parks will have a fee of
$75 for the first infringement, fol-



: Lakeport's Sour


Officials discuSS
dangerouS
crossroad

By Nena Bolan
Glades County Democrat
GLADES COUNTY-Twenty-
"teree attn esowere resen
Sanity traffic safety team (CTST)
meeting Feb. 7. The increased


number reflected the concern
for issues that affect the well be-
ing of drivers, passengers, and
pedestrians. An accident-prone
intersection, unrestrained child
passengers, and a teen DUI
awareness event were topics

otEhe me in J nuary, Meghan
Kelyo La'e He died and hr

See Crash Page 18


Anticipation
Some of the Country Rythym Cloggers from LaBelle must wait their turn before! per-
forming at the Sour Orange Festival in Glades County. The event took place in the com.
munity of Lakeport on Feb. 9, and raised funds for the afterschool homework program
at the Lakeport Community Center.


The Sour Orange IFestival honors
the wild orange tree stock that
propagated the sweet orange tree
industry in Old Florida. The sour
main i ge tdian n pe c rasa
cake and muffins. Janet cuts a
slice of pie, and explains how this
dessert is a sour orange pie made
"'th cream cheese.


By Nancy Dal,e
Special to the Glades County
Democrat
More than a dozen people
met at Fisheating Creek Camp-
ground to review a full agenda
on the monthly "Save Our
Creek" Board Meeting slate,
Jan. 12, 2008.
Ellen Peterson, president,


called the meeting to order
with Secretary Harris Friedman
introducing the guest speaker,
Bonnie Dearborn, community
assistance consultant for the
South Florida Regional Preser-
vation Office in Boca Raton.
Ms. Dearborn explained in
See Lawsuit Page 18


Aaron Sigars is a busy artist. He displayed his wild-
life paintings at the Sour Orange Festival in Lake-
port Feb. 9. Birds, mammals and landscapes are
subjects in his work.


area since he had worked here
as a waterfowl biologist on the
Caloosahatchee River and Lake
Hicpochee beginning in 1965.
Dale Crider said he was fas-
cinated by Florida ever since he
was an eighth-grader in Ken-
tucky. He chose to do a report
on the Everglades, and from
then on he wanted to come see
its wa er, lan and wiadlife.wih
the Florida Game and Fresh
uae Fsh Clmison1T tnie
to local boys tell stories about
catching hogs.
According to Mr. Crider, he
was inspired to write his first
song while sitting in a turkey


blind.
Songwriting and performing
became a way for him to teach
Others about the sensitive and
unique Florida environment.
He has written many ballads
about precious fresh water,
and preserving the wildlife in
marshes, hammocks and prai-
ries.
peOlld Florida history and t
work, too. His songs reflect
tobecNeatrib tonsc andl folk oe
explorers, buccaneers, and set-
tlers.
Dale Crider initiated people
See Visit Page 18


Dale Crider
praises Florida
for last 44 years

By Nena Bolan
Glades County Democrat
ORTONA "I was built for
wading in the Everglades," ex
plained Dale Crider, tall man.
The songwriter visited
Gades County Oand sangr hi
on Feb. 13.
The performance was fund-
ed by the Florida Humanities
Council. Mr. Crider was obvi-
ously pleased to return to the


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Dale Crider, singer-songwriter, performed at the Ortona Li-
brary; thanks to the Florida Humanities Council. The perfor-
mance was well attended. Mr. Crider's message highlights the
need to preserve and restore Florida's environment.


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March 3, 2008 is approaching fast and your opportunity to save on your 2008 taxes is about to pass.
Applications for all Tax Exemptions must be filed in Property Appraiser's office located on the third
floor of the Courthouse in LaBelle and at 939 Sugarland Hwy. in Glewiston. To further assist you we
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Thursday, February 21, 2008


Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


Contact me at:
Alboher, Parker & Walsh Financial, A Office of MetLife
Tom Walsh & Charlie Parker, LUTCF
One Clearlake Centre, Suite 1200,
250 Australian Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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INI/Nena Idolan
Festival goers enjoyed watching the energy of the Country Rythym Cloggers from LaBelle. They performed at the Sour Or-
ange Festival in Lakeport, Glades County.


INI/Nena Bolan INI/Nena Bolan
Lakeport community members work and play Eletty and Charles Walters have a small
at the Sour Orange Festival Feb. 9. Beth and arts and crafts booth at many local
sleepy Bruce take a break and enjoy the arts events. They set up at the Sour Orange
and crafts booths. Festival, Feb. 9.


CLEWISTON
8:30AM to 5:00PM Mon.-Fri. Reg Hours
8:30AM to 6:00PM Thur. February 21
8:30AM to 6:00PM Thur. February 28


LABELLE
8:30AM to 5:00PM Mon.-Fri. Reg Hours
8:30AM to 6:00PM Thur. February 21
8:30AM to 6:00PM Thur. February 28


YOU MAY QUALIFY FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLIDIWING EXEMPH~ONS.
1. Homestead Exemption ... .. ... .. .. .. .. .$50,000.00
2. Disabled Veteran's Exemption ... .. .. ... $500.00
3. Widow or Widower's Exemption .. .. ... . .. $500.00
4. Non-Veteran Disability ... .. .. .. .. .. ... .$500.00
5. Additional Exemption 65 years of Age or Older .. $50,000.00
6. Agriculture Classification
Homestead Exemptions and Agricultural Classification (greenbelt exemption) are NOT
transferable. New applications must be filed in the event of any changes or deed transfers.
TO FILE FOR HOMESTEAD EXEMPTIONS YOU WILL NEED TO FURNISH
1. Property Description (Deed or Tax Bill)
2. Florida *Driver's License
3. Mobile Home we will need copy of Florida registration or title
4. If in a Recreational Vehicle Condominium Park, we will` need a copy of the
Florida registration.
5. Florida Driver's License (s). If married, we must see the husband's and
wife's.
6. Florida Vehicle Tag Registration.
7. Hendry County Voter's Registration Card (s), or a Declaration(s) of
Domicdle filed with the Hendry County Clerk's office, w/current
physical address.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MAY BE REQUIRED
Hf mkng a appheato nor H meta oExmo no r thefrt tie an'd you live n a MeoWl
License.
For those handicapped persons that are unable to come to the Courthouse, please call and arrange-
ments will be made for you to make an application.
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Thursday, February 21, 2008


Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


*Gomez Praguedis, 37, of
Okeechobee was arrested on
Feb. 13, on an active Okeechobee
County warrant. He remains in
custody without priviledge of
bond.
*Lorenzo Beaver, 44, of
Moore Haven was arrested on
Feb. 14, on an active warrant
for burglary and petit theft. He
remains in custody wiith bond set
at $25,000.
*James Beaty, 40, of

F~eelc14, enhewcalar es of gra
theft and possession of drug
paraphernalia. He remains in
custody with bond set at $4,999.
*Jorge Mlaldonado
Rodriguez, 54, of Miami Springs
was arrested on Feb. 14, on the
charges of producing marijuana
and trafficking marijuana. He
remains in custody with bond set
at $900,000.
*Karream McKenzie, 27, of
Clewiston was arrested on Fkb.
14 o an active Hendry Count
warrant. He was later re eased on
a $370 surety bond.
*Eugene Goodwin, 51, of
Interlachen was arrested on Feb.
16, on the charges~of failure to
register vehicle, driving while
license suspended, possession of
marijuana under 20 grams and
possession of drug paraphernalia.
He was later released on a $2,750
surety bond.


This column lists arrests,
not convictions, unless
otherwise stated. Anyone
who is listed here and who
Sis 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.
Western Palm Beach
County

Belle Glade
*Derry West, 49, of Southwest
Avenue J, Belle Glade, was
arrested on Feb. 13, by PBSO and
charged with larceny $300-5,000
and dealing in stolen property.
T No bond was set.
*Donald Johnson, 18, of
Southwest Third Street, Belle
Glade, was arrested on Feb. 13, by
PBSO and charged with burglary.
His bond was set at $7,500.
*Terrance Salter, 17, of
Southwest Fifth Street, Belle
Glade, was arrested on Feb.
13, by PBSO and charged .with
possession of cocaine and
burglary. No bond was set.
*Jean Cime, 17, of Bethune
Place, Belle Glade, was arrested
on Feb. 13, by PBSO and charged
with robbery. He was released
on a surety bond and under
supervision.
*John Walters, 41, of
Southwest Seventh Street, Belle
Glade, was arrested on Feb. 15,
by PBSO on a warrant charging
him with failure to appear-forgery
and grand theft and probation
violation-grand theft.
*Eric Jones, 34, of Northwest
14'h Street, Belle Glade, was
arrested on Feb. 15, by PBSO


on a warrant charging him with
probation violation-dealing in
stolen property and C.I.IIIIl theft.
No bond was set.
*Cornelius Caple, 27, of
Southwest Avenue D, Belle
Glade, was arrested on Feb.
16, by PBSO and charged with
cocaine distribution, possession
of a weapon or ammo by a felon,
weapon offense-committin8
a second degree felony with a
weapon and weapon offense-
delivering, possessing or selling
an altered firearm. No bond was
set.
*Robert Jenkins, 30, of
Northwest Tenth Street, Belle
Glade, was arrested on Feb. 16, by
PBSO on a warrant charging him
with probation violation-failure
of a sexual predator to properly
register. No bond was set.
*Terrance Oliver, 30, of
Everglades Terrace, Belle Glade,
was arrested on Feb. 17, by PBSO
on warrant charging him with.
probation violation-b~urglary. No
bond was set.
*Denarius Bailey, 24, of
Fourth Street, Belle Glade was
arrested on Feb. 17, by PBSO
on a warrant charging him with
probation violation-possession of
cocaine. No bond was set.
Pahokee
*Jacob Benjamin, 23, of
Salvator Court, Pahokee, was
arrested on Feb. 14, by PBSO
on a warrant charging him with
probation violation-burglary and
criminal mischief, grand theft,
forgery and uttering a forged
instrument (checks). No bond
was set.
*George Mcclease, 33, of
West Sixth Street, Belle Glade,
was arrested on Feb. 15, by PBSO


on a warrant charging him with
probation violation-p~ossession
of cocaine, battery, possession
within intenit to sell manufacture
or deliver and resisting an officer
without violence. No bond was
set.
*Tijuana Warner, 26, of
Coconut Road, Pahokee, was
arrested on Feb. 16, by PBSO
and charged with aggravated
battery. She was released under
supervision.
*Patricia Atkins, 48, of Padgett
Circle, Pahokee, was arrested on
Feb. 16, by PBSO on a warrant
charging her with battery and
probation violation-aggravated
assault with a deadly weapon. No
bond was set

South Bay
*Rashawn Brown, 17, of
Southeast Second Avenue,
South Bay, was arrested on
Feb. 13, by PBSO and charged
with possession of cocaine,
and marijuana, trespassing and
possession of stolen property. He
was released on a surety bond
and under supervision.
*Cornelius Clark, 45, of
Southwest Ninth Avenue, South
Bay, was arrested on Feb. 14, by
PBSO on a warrant charging him
with probation violation-battery.
Canal POInt
*James Cole, 18, of U.S. 441,
Canal Point, was arrested on
Feb. 15, by PBSO and charged
with possession of marijuana
and possession of a controlled
substance without a prescription.
He was released on a surety
bond.
*Jesse Johnson, 41, of
Okeechobee Avenue, Canal Point,


was arrested on Feb. 15, by PBSO
and charged with aggravated
assault with a deadly weapon.
He was released on a surety bond
and under supervision.
CIOWIStOn
*Leroy Hare, 39, was arrested
Feb. 16 and charged with a
non-moving traffic violation
- habitual offender driving with
a suspended license. D/S Larry
Preece was arresting officer.
oy Washam, 81, was
arrested Feb. 16 and charged with
aggravated assault with a deadly
weapon without intent to kill. D/s
Elver was arresting officer.
*Mario Rodriguez-Pena, 50,
was arrested Feb. 16 and charged
on a warrant with VOP felony or
community control. C/O Jeanette
Moore was arresting officer,
*Selvin Rodriguez, 22, was
arrested Feb. 15 and charged with
fraud: false statement on driver's
license application and passing a
counterfeit instrument. D/S Jason
Walker was arresting officer.
*Jennie Melissa Gregory, 31
was arrested Feb. 14 and charged
as a fugitive from justice in state
on a Pinellas County warrant. D/S
Elver wias arresting officer.
*Alton Brendon Marshall, 40
was arrested Feb. 13 and charged
on a warrant with damaging
property criminal mischief
$200 or less. C/O Julio Perez was
arresting officer.
*Jason Anthony Waugh, 26,
was arrested Feb. 13 and charged
on a warrant for VOP: felony
or community control. D/S L.
Riordan was arresting officer.
*Natalio Jacobo Yanes, 33,
was arrested Feb. 12 as a fugitive
from justice in state Palm Beach
County warrant. D/S Nathan Kirk


was arresting officer.
*Anita Rene Vasquez, 21,
was arrested Feb. 12 and with
FTA: felony offense. C/O Jeanette
Moore was arresting officer.
*Tyronza Keiesha Williams,
24, was arrested Feb. 12 and
charged with VOP felony or
community control. C/O Pamela
Capling was arresting officer.
*Jose Santos Gonzalez, 34,
was arrested Feb. 11 and charged
with FTA: felony offense. C/O
Pamela Capling was arresting
officer.

Glades
*Ra P ectt, 29, of
Kissimme was ar sted on Feo -
9, on the charges of criminal
mischief, resisting officer
without violence, false ID to law
enforcement and three active
Osceola County warrants. He
remains in custody.
*Artavistus Ware, 25, of Moore
Haven was arrested on Feb. 10,
on the charge of possession of
cocaine. He was later released on
a $5,000 surety bond.
*Shanin West, 19, of
Okeechobee was arrested on Feb.
10, on the charges of possession
of cocaine. She was later released
on a $5,000 surety bond.
*Rueben Davis, 28, of LaBelle
was arrested on Feb. 13, on
an active warrant for VOP. He
remains in custody without
priviledge of bond.


GCSO confiscates
231 alleged pot plants
By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
Detectives from the Glades
County Sheriff's Office (GCSO)
raided a suspected marijuana
grow house in Muse Wednesday
ni htected nmar nimna dlnts,2a
well as apparatus believed to
have been used in the growing
process.
Jorge Luis Maldonado, 52,
i Miami, was arrested at 8:45
p~m. Wednesday and charged
with trafficking in marijuana and
cultivation of marijuana. He was
booked into the Glades County
Ji an Ohis bond has been set at
GCSO Detective Sergeant
Steve Harris said Friday that
lighting equipment, transformers,
ballasts, fertilizers and irrigation
pumps were seized at the modular
home located at 415 Oak Ave. Sgt.
Harris said Maldonado is not the
registered owner of the home-
According to the detective,
every room of the three-bedroom
home was being used to grow
marijuana. Sgt. Harris said they
seized plants ranging in size from
starter plants to over 8 feet tall.
"The whole living room,
kitchen -and closets had been
converted," he said in a phone
interview Friday morning.
He said the two bathrooms
were also being used to grow
plants.
Sgt. Harris went on to say that
blower units were set up to blow
air, and the odor of the suspected
marijuana plants, under the home
through holes cut in the floor.
"Generally it (the odor) will
seep out the soffit of the home,
or anywhere air can escape,
due to the heat generated by the
lights," explained Sgt. Harris. "In
this case, it was pushed out of the
bottom of the house."


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Glades County Sheriff Stuart Whiddon stands among suspected marijuana plants as they
were found Wednesday night in a suspected grow house in Muse. A GCSO detective said a
Miami man was arrested and charged in connection with the case and is being held in the
Glades County Jaiil under a bond of $900,000.


And since the home sits on 5
acres, the odor had ample time to
dissipate. '
He also said the floor in a
bathroom closet had been cut
out and a 55-gallon plastic barrel
was placed in the hole. The barrel
contained water and was being
used as the hydroponic system for
the alleged growing operation.
Sgt. Harris said the investigation
into this suspected growing
operation actually started about
six to seven months ago.
"But it went stale:, and started
back up a couple of weeks ago,
he added,
According to the detective
trhe plants were all healthy
and appeared to be recently
harvested.
S"Without the assistance of the
citizens in this country, this grow
house would still be operating,"


said Glades County Sheriff Stuart
Whiddon.
Four detectives from GCSO's
Criminal Investigations Division,
as well as three deputies from


the road patrol division, took part
in executing the Feb. 13 search
warrant.
Sgt. Harris said the investigation
is continuing.


The Palm Beach County
Sheriff's Office is seeking
assistance
from the public
in locating
the following
wanted fugitive
as of Feb. 14.
Arvester
Anderson, age
38, is a black
male with black Arvester
hair and brdwn Anderson
eyes. He stands
5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs


approximately 150 pounds. He
has tattoos on both arms and
uses the nickname "Money." His
last known address was on N.W.
14"' Street in Belle Glade.
He is wanted for felony
violation. of .supervised own
recognizance: child abuse.
Anyone with information on
the whereabouts of this wanted
fugitive is asked to contact the
Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-:
TIPS (8477) or o~nline at www.
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le is survived by his wife,
Mary Jo (Brown) Eastwood; his
son, Johln Earl (Robin) Eastwood,
Miam-i; daughters, Margaret L.
(Donald W.) Hansard, Davie, Lols
A. H-arkins, Clewiston; five grand-
children and five great-grandchil-
dlren.
Funeral services were held
Friday, Feb. 15, at Akin-Davis Fu-


neral Home, 438 E. Sugariand
Hwy., Clewiston with Rev. Dennis
Edgar and Rev. Troy Ezell officiat-
ing. Masonic graveside rites were
rendered by Sugarland Lodge
281 F & A.M. at the Ridgelawn
Cemetery.
All arrangements were under
the direction of Akin-Davis Funer-
al Home, Clewiston.


INI/Nena Bolan

Sulnny Saturday
Brandy, Annaston, Marashelli and Jessica enjoy the sun-
shine at the 2008 Sour Orange Festival held on Feb. 9,
in Lakeport. Festival goers enjoyed a beautiful sunshiny
Saturday for the outdoor event.















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Quilt display
Incredible quilts made by local artists were on display at
the Sour Orange Festival, Feb. 9. The event features local
artists, writers, musicians, chefs and dance groups. It is
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Siirvivors inicludle his wife,
Jlocelinie (nlee-Levesque) Brad-
dock; daughter TIheresa Louise
Srawdler (Christopher) of Milford,
D sster Barbara Goo shalk

child G;aillean Lee Strawder.
He was retired from Local #1
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brance will be held at the con-
venience of the family in Dela-
ware.
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the direction of Aktin-Davis Fu-
neral Homie, Clewiston.


ILoule Cole
IlRSt~WOOd, JI:
1,anie C:oler "Doc' Ea~stwootl
JIr., age 85, of CIlewistoni, passed
away Feb,. 12, 2008, in Cllewiston.
110 miovel C~lowistoni inl 1988,
froml Northi Miami r
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Dlanlville, W.V to the son of the
late L~ouie Cole and the late Myrtle
Mae (Mullins) Eastwood. Mr. East-
wood married Mary Jo Brown on
April. 4, 1952 in Charleston, WVa.
Het srved durinhe Ws tc War tI
Campaign.

was a member of Miami, West
Broward Lodge #253 F & A.M.,
Pemnbroke Pines and Valley of Mi-
ami-Scottish Rite of Freemasonry.
"Doc" Eastwood was the As-
sistant Chief of Montura-Flaghole
Volunteer Fire Dept and a mem-
ber of Turning Point Church of
G;od.


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will be east between 5 and 7 mph.
Thursday night: The sky will be partly cloudy with a low
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Friday: The day will be mostly sunny with a high near 86.
Winds will be south between 6 and 11 mph.
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Saturday: There will be a 20 percent chance of showers and
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Winds will be southwest around 11 mph.
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around 63.
Sunday: There will be a 20 percent chance of showers. The
skies will be partly cloudy with a high near 82.
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with a $10 discount for other
players in the same family. If you
would like to sponsor a tean,
trophies, coach or referee call
league coordinator Sonny Hughes
at 1863) 675-6800 or (863) 946-
0636. Applications to play are
available at practice or the Moore
Haven Elementary School.

Addiction recovery

help offered
At Narconon Arrowhead we
have the answers to addiction
recovery, call us at (800) 468-6933
or log onto our web site at www.
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Narconon reminds parents
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recognize the signs of drug and
alcohol addiction and get the help
they need.
If you or someone you
know is struggling with an
addiction, call Narconon. They
offer free addiction counseling,
assessments, and referrals to
rehabilitation centers nationwide
by calling 1 (800) 468-6933 or
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Hurricane
help a ilable
Help is still available for
Hurricane Wilma victims from
our local Community Rebuilding
Ecumenical Workforce (CREW)
but you must register again!
Community Rebuilding
Ecumenical Workforce (CREW)
is a caring network of Hendry
and Glades Counties' civic, social,
service, and faith-based groups
agencies, and organizations, along
with concerned individuals and
businesses, formed to address the
physical, emotional and spiritual
restoration and rebuilding of their
lives and homes in times of a
natural or man-made disaster.

co laor tveE tidershi prai
advocacy in meeting the needs
for revitalizing and improving
the quality of life for the most
vulnerable in the community.
For more information,

apitn enorpleoase chaeld evis t
CREW Headquarters, First United
Methodist Church, 352 W. Arcade
Avenue, Clewiston, phone (863)
983-4316 (John 3:16) or, email
CREWheadquarters@aol.com.


763-6469 to sign, up. The cost is
$15 and includes a wire compost
bin.

"POWer Of Pink" 5K
rn/ Ilk
The second annual "Power
of Pink" Run by the River 5k run/
walk will be March 1. This event
is sponsored by the Moore Haven
High School chapter of Family,
Career and Community Leaders
of America. All proceeds will go
to benefit Glades County cancer
patients and for breast cancer
research.
Entry fees are as follows: adults
18 and up pre registration $20,
day of race $25; '17 and under pre
registration $15, day of race $20.
Pre registration locations are at
Moore Haven Elementary School
and Moore Haven High School
(Guidance Office). For more
information please call (863) 946-
0811.

Chalo Nitka eventS

coDing
60th annual Chalo Nitka
Festival & Rodeo, Moore
hae.Held at Chal Nitka ank
antique cars, baton twirlers and
tae kwon do students will be
featured in the 60"' annual parade,
beginning at 10 a.m. on March 1.
At 11:30 a.m., vendor booths will
open at the Chalo Nitka grounds
where EZ Money, featuring
Glades County native, Shannon
McCrory will perform. Admission
is $3 for adults; $2 for students
and children five and under get
in free. Enjoy the midway and
stick around for the rodeo and
the dance Saturday night. For
more information, or to receive
a vendor booth application or
parade entry form phone, please
call (863) 946-0440.

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T-ball sig u S
scheduled
Glades Youth Athletics will
be holding sign-ups for t-ball,
pitching machine, baseball and
softball on Saturday Feb. 23, from
9 a.m. until noon. The cost to sign-
up is $35 per child. Sign-ups will
be held at the concession stand
at the ball fields. For additional
information please contact Jerri
Lynn at (863) 227-1201.

Chalo Nitka Pageant

night planned
Miss Chalo Nitka Pageants,
Glades County High School
Auditorium The pageants will
be held Saturday, Feb. 23, at
the Moore Haven High School
Auditorium, with the Princess
pageant, open to girls in grades
fourth, fifth and sixth beginning at
5 p.m. The Junior Miss pageant,
for girls in grades seventh, eighth
and ninth will begin immediately
following the Princess Pageant,
while the Chalo Nitka Queen
contest, for girls in grades tenth,
eleventh and twelfth will start
at 7 p.m. For more information,
phone Jenny Allen at (863) 946-
0875.

Gun club holds shoot
The Glades County Gun Club
will Shave anF a ternoom s oot
on hunGay de Co. She fa e
at the Gldsl Cunty t len f'

R gistrai s froorpej15 to 1p:4
Ran e briefing at 2 p.m. with
sho ting to s art afterwards till
4 p.m. or later, depending on
number of participants.
As always, Glades County
Residents are invited to join us
and see what it's all about.
Co potin Worksh p

planned
A Composting workshop is
planned for Feb. 26, from 5:30-7
t-p.m., at the Okeechobee County
Extension Service, 458 Highway
98 Nrth,Otkeescyoeb r n

efficient way to recycle yard and
kitchen waste. They provide free
nutrients, mulch, and rich soil
amendment for your landscape
and help reduce the impact of
waste on the landfill! To learn
more about Composting, and to
make your own wire compost
bin, come to this informative
workshop. The program will
be conducted by Sarah May--a
certified Master Composter.
This is a hands-on program
and every participant can take
home the compost bin he or sh-e
creates during the class!
Space is limited and pre-
registration is required. Call (863)


FORT MYERS The Edison
College Foundation, Inc. has
received a gift of $10,000 from
Suncoast Schools Federal Credit
Unison (FCUt), Simcoas blior
Kd oun aion, to estals
an endowed scholarship fund.
aci onatio ris eligible to na
program, which will increase the
initial endowment to $20,000.
The gift was made possible
through the Suncoast for Schools
Rewards Check Card, which
provides five cents for public
schools each time a member
uses the card for a signature-
based credit transaction rather
than a PIN. All money raised
through this program is being
donated for school programs
and scholarships in the 15
Florida coute Iseved bba d

on the number of signature
transactions by Ipembers
residing in the respective
counties.
"We are proud to support


education, and this program will
help us give exponentially in the
communities thatwe serve," said
Tom Dorety, president and CEO
of Suncoast Schools FCU. "The
Suncoast for Schools Rewards
Check Card gives members an
opportunity to support public
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influenced by pruning. Fruit size
can be increased on certain plants
if some of the developing fruit
or flowers are removed. Flower
cluster size can be increased
on other plants by removing
some branches. And if fruits are
messy, they can be eliminated by
removing flowers.
Improve a view: Do you want
to improve your view? Outdoor
"windows" can be opened by
removing some live branches-
Improve aesthetics: the overall
appearance of a plant may be
made more appealing with
selective pruning.
Pruning begins in the
Nursery
High qualityplants have certain
structure and size relationships
that are created by proper
pruning. Research shows that
strong, long-lasting trees begin
with proper training that starts in
the nursery and continues in the
landscape.
If you want high quality plants
that establish quickly, require little
care and stand up to Florida's
environments, they will cost a
little more. Such trees are known
as "Florida Grade #1". In some
communities, developers are
required by local code to only use
#1 or better plants.
Landscape plants that are of
lesser quality will cost less, but for
t 1mn dosurvv ran utnrie, thea
watering and nutrition, and lotS
more maintenance to do well.
Such plants are graded as Florida
#2.
Pruning Pros
Some of the most serious
pruning problems seem to occur
with trees. Beautiful shade treeS
are often attacked with chainsaWS
with unsatisfactory results. The
pruner may be trying to shape a
tall spreading oak tree into a small
round poof ball, something that
Mother Nature never intended.
Besides looking unsightly,
topping will produce a hazardouS
tree. The many suckers that come
from the ends of the cut limbs
are weakly attached and break in
windstorms. The cut ends rarely
heal properly, inviting rot to enter
into the tree limb or trunk'
Many of these large jobs are
too big for a weekend warrior
to tackle. Some do it yourselferS
may attempt to thin a tall tree
canopy without the proper
equipment and training. This iS
a recipe for disaster. The cost of
a hospital visit or disability will


then be added to the bill from the
tree care professional that will be
called in afterwards.
Again, quality costs. There
are local tree service companies
that can do removals or some
basic pruning jobs, but if you
need a certified professional
arborist, look for a member
of the International Society of
Arboriculture (ISA). These are
trained tree-pros that can safely
do the large jobs. Unfortunately,
their member list shows that the
closest Certified Arborist will be
from Fort Pierce or Vero Beach.
[http://wwww isa-arbor. com/
findArborist/verifyArbByPostal.
aspx ] (lf you are a local tree care
professional that wants to be a
Certified Arborist, contact me and
I'll tell you how.)
And, if you have a gardening
question anywhere in the country,
another new website is set to
debut this week. While UF/IFAS


has had our Extension website
SolutionsForYourLife up and
running for over a year [http://
solutionsforyourlife.ufl.edu/ ], a
new national resource officially
"rolls-out!" on Thursday. The
web address for the eXtension
Consumer Horticulture is: http://'
www.extension .org/horticulture.
If you can't make the pruning~
workshop, you may get some
additional help with the UF/IFAS
research-based information ore
our Okeechobee web page,
http://okeechobee.ifas.utl.edu. If
you want to see some photoS of'
good and bad pruning or need
additional information, please;
email us at okeechobee@ifas.
ufl.edu or call us at (863) 763-.
6469. Local residents can stop.
by our office at 458 Hwy 98
North in Okeechobee, and visit
our Okeechobee County Master
Gardeners from I to 3 p.m. on
Tuesday afternoons.


By Dan Culbert,
Horticultural Agent
UF/IEAS Extension
Service
At this time of year, many of
our Florida Yards look like they
belong up North. While we enjoy
a subtropical climate, many
local trees have dropped their
leaves and have exposed their
frameworks. And in many cases,
the rush of spring has come and
gone with tree blooms and new
leaves.
While deciduous trees are
bare, it is a good time to take a
careful look at how the limbs on
these trees are arranged. You may
notice some problems that need
to be fixed. Today's column will
discus some pruning objectives
that Florida property owners
may have in mind. Our office
will hold a free public workshop
this Tuesday afternoon that show
how you can Prune like a Pro!
Prune with a Purpose
Pruning can help treat and
avoid some certain problems in
your Florida Yard. But before any
blade touches a branch, be sure
to understand WHY pruning is
needed. Dr. Ed Gilman, UF/1FAS
Extension Horticulture Specialist
suggests there are seven main
objectives to have. in mind when
deciding to prune like a pro:

tree t hae a kostaon sre cts
will keep a tree from breaking
apart in storms and resisting pests
and diseases. Because the quality
of a tree may last for 50-100 years
or more, it will take a pruning
plan that begins at planting and
carries on for as long as 25 years.
Provide clearance: Growth can
be directed away from buildings,
security lights, or power lines
by reducing or removing limbs
on that side of the tree. Regular
pruning will be needed to
maintain this artificial clearance.
Reduce shade and wind
resistance: Florida Yards that
want to encourage lawns, ground
covers or shrubs can receive
more sunlight when live foliage
is removed from the crown of a
tree.
Maintain health: By cleaning
the crown, especially in medium-
aged and mature trees, dead,
diseased, and rubbing branches in
the crown will result in improved
tree health.
influence flower or fruit
production: The number and/or
size of flowers or fruit can be


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and a Spring Fling Ball will take
its place on Saturday, April 26,
at John Boy Auditorium. The
Juke Box Band will still provide
the music and the event will still
be for the benefit of the Dan
McCarthy Memorial Scholarship
Fund. Look for more details in the
coming weeks.

Burn ban in effect
The Glades County Board of
County Commissioners have
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extreme drougQht and other existi ng
weather conditions. The Board
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Jan. 8. The ban will continue
in effect, without interruption,
until the Board of County
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tact will come around if given con-
sder'ationl andi an open heart.
I had a sec-
:Mtary once that
told me about

a the t~a trum *s~ \
he threw when
they tnied getting ,
him to sleep in '
the dark for the -
first time. I sug- Samuel S.
gested that she Thomas
try a smaller watt-
age bulb, and little by little reduce
th ight untl hea use r3 soe

to date was iverrt th eigt on

learned; darkness was scary and
nedh t b nampm ahe ga u
change.
the pa trns die hart rwhe ba
outlived their usefulness. John the
Baptist foreshadows Jesus' teach-
ing when he tells the crowds "Do
not presume to say to yourselves
'We have Abraham as our father'
(Matthew 3:9) because God will
raise up children to Abraham." Je-
sus picks Samaritans and Centuri-
ons to be witnesses to the faith He
teaches. He cautions people about
the "Scribes and Pharisees who sit
on Moses' seat (Matthew 23:2)"
that go through the motions of
faith expecting their same old pat-
terns will bring them salvation and
rewards, but miss the point. One
of the lessons to be learned is that
we can't keep doing the same old
things again and again, and expect
something different to come from


our actions. It has taken somec ob-
servation to understand what our
dog was telling us at mealtime; we
cannot participate in the trauma of
the past and expect it to lead to a
wn nour al para mof r ie wt
us. I met and got to know a wood-
worker who was proud of his shop
and shared it with me one day. Ev-
eryone knew that his wife "went
off" every now and then, and had
to be hospitalized on several occa-
sions. After seeing his shop one af-
ternoon, he said he'd invite me in,
but co Idn't prmnise what Idtfind
He introduced me to his wife and
I asked "How are you?" She shot

yor?" qiklb rpied o 'r a -
solutely right; it's none of my busi-
ness at all." There was silence and

I newmbf thb nakground I rhai
been cautioned. I made it a point to
do the best I could. My innocuous
social question might have set off a
chain of past memories of doctor's
inquiries under bad circumstances
or people perceived as prying, or
staff reactions that didn't help. We
spent the next several minutes qui-
etly; I was thankful to God that I did
something different. The message
of the Gospel is that "if the old way
isn't working, do something new "
The God that said, "Behold, I make
all things new (Revelation 21:5)"
helps us make changed when we
realized old ways aren't working
and set about to change things.
He'll be in there; guiding, leading,
pointing the way when we decide
to do something new.


By Rev. Samuel S.
Thomas, Ph. D.+
St. Martin's Church,
Clewiston
wat some tinle now ,ee b 1
She would shy away from her din-
'ner, only to be willing to eat if we
were with her, grab a piece of food
out of her bowl and run away to
eat it. It would take a lot of coaxing
~to get her to settle down and eat a
we'd expect a hungry animal to de.
~As 1 thought about this pattern,lt
Isebned eif she epected hrs fcd
have to fight for it. Dogs imfint
early in their lives:
new tiuks"cam n om oo 8 in
that what is laid down earhtends
to become a permanent pattern.
eho e ti 1hng th rl pa s
when she approached he dinner
bowl, let her know that ne didn't
have to fight for her foocor "steal"
anything by putting her lowl nearer
when she looked at it vith a long-
ing expression. Little b' little came
a better approach to eating; less
avoidance, less fear, more natural
kind of enjoying dinler as did the
other animals in mvlife.
Animals, and r;ople, and con-
gregations, ard avn those who
keep their distance, will tell you
about what hla happened to them
by the way tley act. Fortunately,
you can teach an old dog new
tricks; peophr can learn new ways
of going alout living, congrega-
tions can go over bad experiences
and those who avoid human con-


First Christan Church, 201 N.
Francisco St.,v~ill be hosting a Re-
vival, Feb. 29March 2, at 7 p.m.,
Evangelist Tom Weaver of
"Rock Solid blinistries" will be the
special guestfor the Revival.
Tom hasbeen in the full-time
Christian ministry for over 30
years. Helccepted lesus Christ as
Savior ardl Lord at the age of 17 at
the Hareer Road Christian Church
in Cor'lth, Mississippi, and began
preaching one month later. At the
age -f 18 he began preaching full
tim in the Ozark Mountains of
Aransas. Tom and his wife Beth
Eve been married 30 years and
ave three children all married
and active in the Lord's service
through the Independent Chris-,
tian Churches & Churches of
Christ. Tom held ministries in Ar-
kansas, Colorado, and Oklahoma
before moving to Tennessee in
August of 1995 to work with the
struggling young congregation in
Lexington. During his nine year
ministry there, the congregation
grew from about 20 worshippers


to over 250 members, completed
two major building projects and
the purchase of additional land.
He has been a leader in the estab-
lishment of four new churches in
three different states, served as
the President of three different
new church organizations, and
has held more than 145 revival
meetings in 25 States & Canada.
Tom and Beth began traveling
full-time with "Rock Solid Minis-
tries" on July 1, 2004.
Leading the music for the
Revival will the "The Cornwell
Twvins!', Blaine & Boyd. They are
known as "The Master's Encour-
agers". The Twins are graduates of
Ozark Bible College, Joplin, Mo.,
have both been public school
teachers, and have for several
years traveled with the Pro Golf
Association as caddies for some
of the top names in golf. During
their travels with the golf circuit
they minister to churches with
their talent of singing.' They have
an unusual style of singing as they
us pop tunes and put a Christian


message to them
Evangelist Weaver will present
the following four messages dur-
ing the Revival: Friday night- "We
Need Revival". Saturday night-
"What Does the Future Hold?"
Sunday morning 11 a.m. "Know-
ing the Lord". Sunday night "Son,
Remember! "
Minister Miller and the Mem-
bers of First Christian Church
extend a hearty invitation for ev-
eryone to attend these special
meetings.


supper may be purchased ahead
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. children at the church office or at
the Jameson Fellowship Hall en-
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proceeds will benefit out reach
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Glades area. Come and join us for
pancakes and fellowship!
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belong s t
feel like chucking it all and delv-
ing into a hulge bowl of ice cream.
But fourth quarter thinking keeps
surfacing. With that, I am encour-
aged to fight thle good fight and
finishl thle course.
H-ow?! By realizing in mny life
what the Ap~ostle Paul realized
in Phlilipplianls 4:12-13j: "I have
learnledl thle secret of beingb conl-
tent in any and every situation,
whether well fed or hungry'
whether living in plenty or in
want. I can do everything through
Him who gives me strength,
"I can do all things through
Him who gives me strength" has
become my mantra.
Maybe you're in one of those
"fourth quarter" situations right
now. Maybe you have many rea-
sons to slack off or to quit. Maybe
your game has been long and
hard and your strength is giv-
ing out. In such times as these,
remember the Scriptures tell us
"God gives His strength to the
weary and He increases the pow-


By Pastor John Hicks
First United Methodist
Church, Clewiston
I found it amazing that many
of the college football games
were won in the fourth quarter
this last year. So was the Super
Bowl. Now l'm noticing a num-
ber of the basketball games go
down to the last minute. Many
times victories come from those
who can dig down deep and find
extra energy to put forth in the
closing minutes.
My football coach of former
years called it fourth quarter
toughness building the endur-
ance to finish strong when the
opponents were fading. We had
some grueling practices, and non
school days sometimes had two-
a-day practices. It built stamina,
with the result that many times
our team dominated the final
quarter of the game. Our players
would pump each other up by
crying "Fourth Quarter!" It was a


call to dig down deep and give it
your all in the final quarter of the
game
The "Fourth
Quarter" wat cry
has been somne-
thing I've carried 'i
with me into -
life. There have
been a number RG. ~
of times I have
felt like stop-
ping but found John
myself thinking, Hicks
"Fourth Quar- -
ter", and dug deep to keep going.
Responsibilities and challenges
often require a lot of persever-
ance, and victory many times re-
quires giving more when you feel
like giving up.
1 find myself in a fourth quarter
situation right now. This has been
a rough year health wise.. Next
month I go in for a right hip re-
placement. I've lost a lot of weight,
but still have a lot of weight yet to
lose. There are times when I just


Read the whole chapter). The
Ethiopian, when he came up out
of the waters of baptism in Acts
8, "went on his way rejoicing"
(8:39). Truly this is an occasion
of great joy for all concerned-
Peter, admonished, "As new-
born babes, desire the 'sincere
milk of the word, that ye may
grow thereby" (I Peter 2:3).
There must be a birth before
there is life, and because they are
alive, little babies come into the
world hungry. We cannot force
them to eat, only supply their
needs and encourage them. It
is a sign of a healthy birth when
that spiritual appetite is there.
Jesus said that we must become
as little children in our attitudes,
our humility, and our openness

wh h nge an hilrs at3er rig'

tew 5 s). Trebwilfl desp( at -
al growth and maturity. But the
birth is only the beginning.
There are other parallels that
could be brought out. However.
this is enough to stir our minds
about these great spiritual
truths. This is not only a figure,
but a great spiritual reality. The
new birth and the new life must
be experienced in becoming,
being, and remaining children
of God. We are no child of God
without this.


Peter 1:23).The Word of God
is the sperm implanted in our
hearts that produces faith, obe-
dience, and the new birth (Ro-
mans 10:17; 10:8-10; 6:17; I Pe-
ter 1:22-23). The new birth has
been accomplished when we
have repented, been baptized
(John 3:5; Acts 2:38, 41; I Peter
1:22-23), and raised to"walk in
newness of life" (Romans 6).
There is travail and pain as-
sociated with birth (1 Thessalo-
nians 5:3). It is no easy ~experi-
ence. This is likewise true with
spiritual birth. All have sinned
and come short of the: glory
of God (Romans 3:23). Facing
up to our sins, acknowledging
them, and genuinely repenting
of them is a painful process. But
hsallepart ofbein wor ra a

sek to "o pehdal"mhee af
ness of sin).
Jesus said, "A woman when
she is in travail hath sorrow,
because her hour is come: but
as soon as she is delivered of
the child, she remembereth no
more the anguish, for joy that
a man is born into the world"
(John 16:21). This is also true
with the spiritual birth. Jesus
said, ."Likewise, I say unto you,
there is joy in the presence of
the angels of God over one sin-
ner that repenteth" (Luke 15:10;


By Jackie Miller, minister
First Christian Church,
Clewiston
There is an interesting paral-
lel between spiritual and physi-
cal birth. This parallel and com-
parison can be further seen in
life and growing. The New Tes-
tament points out some of these
parallels but not all of them.
Jesus taught that before
we can be children of God we
must be "born again" (John
3:3-5). Not only is this a figure
of speech, it is a spiritual reality.
John uses this mode of expres-
sion in talking about those who
are Christians (1 John 2:29; 3:9;
4:7; 5:1, 4,18, etc.). Also it is
used by Peter (I Peter 1:22-23).
Al houg sPaul on ion ohi I gn

mayrelfer to a birth (1 Cor. 4:1h
figure of Christians being chil-
dren of God by adoption. (Ro-
mans 8:14-17; Gal. 4; 5-7).
There must be conception
before there is a birth. James
wrote, "Of his own will begat
he us with the word of truth,
that we should be a kind of first
fruits of his creatures." (James
1:18). Peter speaks of Christians
"being born again, not of cor-
$-ruptible seed, but of incorrupt-
Sible, by the word of God which
"liveth and abideth for ever" (1


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(863)599-1209 (863)228-0023
RESIDENTIAL 3BR, 28A with pool reduced to Montura $150,000
Condo Bass Capital $159,000 5269,900 3BR, 2BA SWMH lndscaped
48R, 2BA New Home Reduced to 2BR 1BA cottage on 3.68 acres yard Mo tradil9S7/D15000
$269,00 PBCouny $17,9003BR, 2BA DWMH Midstate Loop -
3BR, 2BA Royal Palm $249,000 3R2BAwtpolnma sellers will pay c/costs 594,900
2BR 2A Raly ute$15K made lake $310,000 4BR, 2BA DWMH Montura $135K
2BR,2BARealy Cte $25K 3/2/2 Ridgeview large screened 3BR, 2BA DWMH with o/g pool
3BR, 2BA 2 acres Flaghole porch WAS $249,000-Now Make Evercane Rd $185,000
$240,000 Seller Wants All Offer~s Your Offer!!! Seller Wants Out
4BR, 2BA Fully Furnished ,North- 3BR, 2BA CBS home with velry VACANT LAND
sde $310 000lae back yar~d 525j9,900 MH Lot in Sher-wood $24,900
si 2B ,1BA near all amenities Montura 1.25 acre lots available
4BR 2 1/2BA on lake 5377,500 $109,900 Call for Listings.
Sor 3BR, Cflre yC 4rd B alll $ 1 000 Fla hole 2.41 ac $1 10,000
$239,0006~~bCIO p.m. New 3BR 2BR with Den 27.5 acres Pioneer 5495,000
3BR,~ ~ ~ ~ ~S aB rcfne bc a- L~rland Cir. 5220 000 11 Montura lots $16,000 each
3BR 2B Brckfened ackyar 2 family Unit 3/1 and 1/1 Good 17.5 acr~es Pioneer 5315,000
$215,000 income $174,900 Polt LaBelle unit 102 $35K 0.b.0.
3BR, 2BA New Home $279,900 3/2/2 with pool and guesthouseCO ER AL
3BR, 3BA New Home $299.900 5295,000 Cabinet ho 400sq L. p
3BR 1BA gg gnbdge on 5 MOBILE HOMES $200 000
acres in .ateC'~~~,0 4BR, 2BA, 1994~f,00 800 Turn-key movie theater on US27
3BR, 2BA on 2.5 acres Pioneer 3BR, 2BA SWMH Monturao 1.25 5495,000 or- building only
adj. 2.5 acres also available acres furnished 598,000 5395,000
$175,000 SWMH on 4 Lots*45ace)i
3BR, 2BA with loft room (has BA Woodland S/D $2 .56 000s FO RT
as well) $379,000 3BR, 2BA DWMH with 2.5 acr-es 2/2.5 T/homes incl. util. 51500 p.m.


Us I I e *POTTERS WHEEL & Ceramic AQUARIUM 35 gal., Lights,
R ~USED ROOFING TIN 3 Pouring Table 24"Wx5' Long. EXERCISE EQUIPMENT filter & pumps, Accessories,*
pt OO sheets, 3x14 $15 of will $175 for both, will sep. Welder Pro 9940 2 station Stand included. $75
IV~dialssstntsellseparate (863)674-0281 (863)763-0570 weight machine. $200 (863)484-0395 ...
(863)763-4846 Leave msg
kistpace t hig ly it rative eni Gae mdmi al office EeMtodfr5850FFilA2000 blstamrm Eupmn to
Assistmuiantwitstongplbtm skills a Tha isit posmintion reurs10 BOPPY ROCK In Comfort In- BED queen size, mattress & Ask ing $ 1 5 0 (863)697-8881 Farm Mlliscellaneous 815
goieodl oammnI c tkussdiils aid ill bin o anti FREE ESTIMATES fant Travel Swing, exc cond, boxsprings, dresser & mir- (863)763-4846 Leave msg GOLDFISH (3), Ig., multi Farm Produce 820
Rrid~lrirl L~(:llllt'.C1l used once. $55 or best offer. rors, night table, like new, colorful, approx. 6", great for Farm Services
If youl arke ao tear m plyer, MRes ent 1f (h n we wold lketohearfromyou.CAR SEAT CARRIER Graco BEDROOM SET Queen head- (863763199 Sod 25 ~ ericsWned 830
Rewrdig slarMeRtatl Roofts, Rc-Rools. Rioof` Repairs Snug Ride, blue 5-20 Ibs, in- board & side table. $99 Friie 3
Rewardiongalbeeasoryd &Y c :-ludes book, exc cond. $60 (863)467-1250 CENTRAL HEAT PUMP $75 Horsee 840
excptonl bneit oferd.Office (86' ) 675-7045 (863)634-0245 CHINA CABINET Dark wood, 834788 Landscaping
Fax resumes to (561) 996-9355. Lircene # CC I32~5950 CRAOatE N S00 HE BOUN ER go d 603itn 67 4s dors, FIEPLACE -uGaloBreaut fdl. ELPM (p t-i S ple Gre 8 0
Crte'spin, xcelen Q10ing.8636Excel Tlen shapemcoorwod. $200 PUP Good cod tion. $15 Lvestocke 855
coondi n4 b esi340n4 sd OreaH Blshae! ppx 04 (863)763-3932 (863)763-1079 S~vou ry Saunp le 860

DIVORCES275-$350*COVERS Fr M S 19 5 j ainet. i 0 l n ca n ii n $7e goD 775i n Flo er 86
DAILY W RK DALY PAY dre ,e re EOnloeu ig. (6N3K23 ?laterstap (863)983-6304 Clewiston (863)467-1613 PATIO CHAIR white metal, Demo Homesites Wanted
ALL TYPES OF HORK AVAILABLE 9 10, fees! Ia wexe dys & ROCKER, Rare, Folds, For C ality.A1d0 hil se rte. MO al abRe M4 chairs 1p8c $25r e863)s4 Mcushion, Nhow nws a ec o d alsT~h HORSE TRAILER -'93 WW, 2
A (800~~~)46-00 -x.6 side of wagon. $300 for (863)673-5704 leaf, all wod, yerold, mst jAliBEwtw above ground pool with in- horse, w/tack room, bumper
LA,... g4 ) yFINDERS (am-6pm) Alta Divorce, both,will sep (863)234-9747se$1(86 r33mu PTOABE-wtwht ground features. Save $with pull, $2500 or best of-
LLC. Established l977 DIAPER CHANGER/DRESSER Se$ 2(6)8-3 wicker legs, 30x30 glass this unique opportunity. Free fer(305)370-5647
202 E. Sugaland Hwuy. Aose from Clowiston Imo 18n~T e ae1 tn ~~rn~ All wood, Kinder Care, great DRESSER Matching 6 drawer to p, 2 4 hig h, $ 20 Estimates/FAST INSTALLA- -OSS-Glia.1Tn
(863) 902-9494 Itsnvrtolt ofrlshape, $150. Call w/mirror & armoire, chests (863)467-8681 TION/EZ Financing. Call WltRSE GelingsM~, 1rk Ten
npefe kor HAC l a n ,- Iacka Good EX RSA6UE LEARNING (RR Od0r t tad.2 s4 -Sa wwKa- 6 7- i2 r3

Financial (83)7-07 tion fol.. no, 3 eghtes, EuNBTRoyil INSMEma le wd, AIR CLEANING MACHINE HETRPF E t Fo SADDLEn -oo 14V2"Trels BoMar-eFoa
GLASS TO P ICE CREAM $30 (863)634-0245 glass & lights, $800 Sears Kenmore, with manu- $0 836408 hlTelsBreFoa

Inde endent Nwpapers will 4160 i F230 1x 5, RSE0OZER or b eset aoske IB~a rble RGracEswlnn F8R63) 3D73N07NG TABLE Eld CT7R51 0 OR IFT 03 HOT TUB -Hot Sprigs, 6per- si25 r Asking64
never accept any advertise- electric, secure on Commereio (863)697-9005 fant carrier slings (2), $130 ROund, wrought iron, top is For auto, takes an inch and S" nee thatuepr punp, SADDLE 15" Western, New
Buelnese ment that is illegal or con- St. 350 ft. from Clewiston PORT DISHWASHER like all, will sep. (863)599-1696 glass, 4 chairs, exc cond. a quarter receiver. $450 inkSg.et $1500p (863)34-04 Located in the Okeechobee
Opportunities 305 sidered fraudulent. In all Police Dept. 863-983-6663, new, $75 (239)340-6308 INFANT GY M Fisher Price, 199 (863)467-1250 (863)467-6465 in.$50(6)3-94 Area. $325 (772}349-3952
Money Lenders 310 cases of questionable val- 863-983-2808,;after hts. 18 auru hm,09mHM EK-wt hiGRAB BAR (tub mounted)&
Tax repaatio 315 uante, such somies fo 6-8387 RE. RA od, FRost f ee. $1000 boat-like lay down/sit, exc $125 (863)675-7410 wakrwt hes&feNeed ahfew more hue its t l
woa-ehoeoI pr ras if (863)675-1553 cond.$530 (863)634-0245 KROEHLER SOFA 92" Long' 6735/7il I3s8parare. SCall pucaselk8u somehn
~~~it sounds too good to be REFRIGERATOR E, White, JUMPER00 Fisher Price] mauve & blue contemporary exras bucks when you BUSH HOG 4 ft King exter
tru, cancs aethtits.Excellent condition. $175 Rain Forrest, Excellent condi- weave on cream bkgnd. SCOOTER -New condition. sell your used itmsa In with shaft, used less t~_
If you have questions or Call (863)517-0244 tion. $50 (863)983-6304 clean. $100 (941)416-3827 $600. (863)467-9892 Okee- the classifehis. hrs, new $700, askin ~400
A CSH OW! 0doubNG thse pabout ay advs ona WASHE &DRYER asking Clewiston area LR TABLE SET 4pc, $400 chobee (401)862-7675 Lakepr
MA CAINSH COUl 30VENDN these paes, we dvinse tha $150 (239)340-6308 LEAPFROG LEARNING SYS. (863)675-7410 WHEEL CHAIR- Merit. Electric. rm PUSH MOWER tscellent
EACH LOCATION ENTIRE ing money ahead of time, Air Conditioners 505 WASHER & DRYER GE, TEM 0-18 months, mu- RECLINER Black, Leather, $200 863-983-494 con slitio n, 40
BUSINESS $10,970 HUR- you check with the Better Antiques 510 $25o etofr sic/dance, lots of fun, exc Great condition. Asking $450 SEW0 MACH Brother (863)357-4926 Ivmsg.
RY! 24 80P0)83 6-3464 Business Bureau at Appliances 515 (239)324-3676 cond. $30 (863)634-0245 (863)697-6470 WHEELCHAIR, MERITS portable, electric, $100 RIDING MOWER- Sna 5e5O
#BO2 2-p t201 for revius d n le ASHER& DR ce t PEbnN Oupentop sF19g TA CETghlas sstp4" t c( 85 al837338 863)467-9892 'O06083h~p motr asking
ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do Bicycles 530 con lton, $20 f bt. Price' Ranos themped, Fsexc $150g ior, bst of f rs. SEW. MACHINE -Hardwood
you earn $800 in a day? 30 Some 800 and 900 telephone Books & M~agazines535 (863)357-4926 Iv. msg. cond. $280 (863)599-1696 (863)763-8149cbntw/wmahe, I
Machines, Free Candy All for numbers may require an Building M~aterials54? 0 WASHER & DRYER -Good Singer~ Quantrum w/extrasJsde.BNO ORS[2lre 50(6)6563 Oecleeiel
$999. 88 29998 extra charge, as well as Business Equipment 545 condition. $140 Will sep. S HN F0R ALE-Rudwdo ie'BNO ORS L$0 836563
8020000"o3'3.C LL US: W9~ e long distance toli costs. We Carpets/Ruge 550 (863)675-8937 LaBelle area BOUNCER From Eddie ptgedstalS~ ~ styl, w/2 cairos, (2)fo ohwl arge, keehbelvesoc
will not be undersold! will do our best to alert our Children's Items 555 Bauer. Used twice. $30 Neg silnw ilsciiefr $0 o oh ilsp rMre ae
reader of these charges in China, Glassware, Etc. 560 WASHER Maytag, Heavy Du- (954)793-3203 Okee. area $150 (863)763-8149 best offer. (863)946-0184$ One man's trash Is anoth- Every Monday-12_pm_ & every
AEIA n aVOIECfe toe Muel t oca ioral the hn 55 so amps, 6E dci nrm TO Le' 3h5EaDre Whehe UG Rnd~( Tuesday-1lam. 763-3127
Profit Potential. Free Info. calla number out of your Computer/Video 580 WASER &835704 DRYERS (863)677-0701 feds RO M asS
24/7(800)729-4212. area, use caution, Ca ts/Supplies 58 STACK UNITS TOYS For60nfankts tall3 year GOLF CART Club Car, Runs BUMPER PULL BOX CON- emn~
Can You Type 20WPM? Inter- Drapes, Linens & Fabcric 595 RE R5GE AORy a SOES s elge sep ra toer c ileans oldinoen o E ANR-Aui. $1200 (836549 RENTg IEC DT EEIE
net Based Company needs Fireplace Fixture 600 (239)694-0778 (863)763-6131 Okee area (863)467-2824(836549evngs DRCHTV EEVR-
I ntern md ata -e rtye psera ors I I r enrt T R A V E L S W IN G F ish e r P ric e G O L F C L U B S (1 0 0 ) M isc ., Cn e R, w ADI els a~ke r ch5 E8 x6 3 7 0 2 n d t o n 5 A pa r tm e n ts 9 0 5
http://www.20wpm.com. AVI/TPFOELSR! rast & eu 615 aq oim t m, exmelln Ml brands Manyigood.s $890 (561)208-1664 DIRECT HDTV RECElk/R- Bus erines lce 1
Federal Programs Bring H .lh~e~ cn codtin 45 gt 863ic 634024 al wl Comeria
FIRE YOUR BOSS & BE YOUR Mortgage Current. Sevice Equipment 620 $4 ( 6)6405 (863)946-3123 HAM RADIO'S & AUTOMATIC With Tibo. Excellent condi- Property 915
OWN BOSS! Say gaoodbye to Guar~a~nteedl43Cal x247 eat g" Edustpme~nt/ MIC6RWA7VE GE Spectiumm GOLF LUBSet i s/ha aed T86N46R48 $3 5 0. tion.375 (r80 4i OT022hia Cono d ses-R t2

hours. Make' CEO income wwHamoh om ewelr tm 635 exc ond Pr ba w/a I MASSAGE SPA: seats 3, 255 Great shape $3 00 Frm r~Poperty -
frmcm aneycwehsere No experi- Lea Liht 640 SUB ZERO ICE MAKER -ask: HIKING BOOTS New, never $600 (828)442-1662 gallons of water, $500. (863)763-1713 Hu Rent 925
eMncely Dnecssry Training aevie mpslge ing $50 (863)357-2741 used, size 7.5 Wide Men's, (863)763-01 41 af ter 5:30pm Houen Rent 930
a~~iltIe. 20K jeK ed le~~~~~~~~~~~tems ~~TOTEM FOOD SMOKER Pop i7T 1rek ie 3 HWAE-Gas ienw bstoeX8,)67- o dReno t 935er
Don't Call! www.wealthwi- M ceanos 65 Gefrmkigmt n-$500 (863)763-0570 Rent95
thinteg~rity .bi z Musical Instrumente 660 structions included, $25 NAME BRAND CLOTHES AR 15 COLT & 45 auto. Mod- L ~ l~Roommate 950
(650)954-8031. Office Supplies/ (863)610-2126 asking $20 (239)324-3676 el 1911 Colt US Army. TELESCOPE With stand, Roome to Rent 955
Equipment 665$30orwlspaae abu4fthg frloigaSoreSpc
Babysttin 405 teeupplies/ 670 PENTbGOWNe white, siz5 (83)32-9881llsearte 63)357 "Et frs .on a$ 25 GRI7NO Lp15 lor e8~ cn.Rn 60
CildCare Needed410 Photo ahv 675 (863)675-0246 COLT AR15 MATCH TARGET.
Ch il '!""? '": 2'.14 Pumi`,,.u~piea' 680 -TRG HD- WEt e s DR SS18A Lie RIL 25 tr 10 powe ULTRA neG g Egl dsel s3 RADIAL AR A De~at~ m
II~P ~ ~Ib~ service 405 ueiment A S h e E 78 2 be D aeici REM NG6)52-a M8s1 eRNpEe5 WA SSEaeme ,S WMILLS from conlyEIaEd. 9~p O4T

Sewing Machines 700 03-86 White, Size 6. Paid $800 12 qa & Remin ton 1100 20 Pressure tank. Like new. $2,990.00--Convert your trane (863)96004o
~~~~Sporting Goods 705 80-3-16asking $600 or best offer. ga. 1200 863-357-1528 $700 neg. (863)763-3932 LOGS TO VALUABLE LUM- (863)227-6155.
Stero Euipent710(863)634-3783 BER with your own Norwood HUD ~Homel $477/Mo/
Television/Rladio 715 SAVAG RIFLE -nt Mod 9, cras l irmm portable band sawmill. Log 4BR/2BA (5% down 20
Tickets 720 WEDN ON&Acso 0 aUet cpbasskidders also available yas@ % p)Mr
DELIVER OU "fools 725 ries & Wedding accessories, rotary mnag./counter, exc w ww.norwoodsa w- Hoeas Av8%aiabl form
~PRECIOUS CARGO. To & ames 730 ALUMINUM WINDOWS 1 Never used. $500Neg. cal for cod$7 837352 E htm&At mlscm30 REI- $9/o!e For itingse call
NEWS hI OB V~~te to Buy j 3x0 oi or I 0 p030 geru mo1 onf 383G57 6RU 2E 13 eh we icoks EdmatioN: (800)578-1363 (800)366-9783 Ext 5669.

saves you money by Transportation Dept. F 0RM PLY WO0 D (5 3 $ 65 neg (863)763-5120 AE R RI DU nr m m rm
povidibeg information aC s6-64 nS1 or s ts 3/4" pre ld, ve BASEBALL CARDSN 121,00+ AXP ERSR 0rae i p0 CEWb8 3- 200m

hendry~kl2.fl.us CETA ET&ARUI LDN 0R nr or& (863)357-1528 (3)2565sible. Age not important. CLEWISTON, Montura Ranch-
Nowondernewspaper ~~~~Goodman 48k btu, serviced Lg sliding windows & RECORDS 45's & 33's, Over AB LOUNGER SPORT Excel- PIANO Spinlet, Beautiful MI~gahngrfrvr s b,2a %a,$40
readers earn more! Shop from a gift catalog every year, like new. $1750 screens. Like new. $2 0 10. Asking $200 obsto- lent condition. $s50 or. best found, Maple finish, $250 tical style w/tooling if pos- m0, t See de p
th u aslat egully or best offer. (863)763-3932 Will sep. (502)648-8591 fer. (863)675-7963 offer: (863)357-3439 (772)233-1127 sible. (863)612-0121 (786)301-1780


Thursday, February 21, 2008


Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


ANN1~ DYESS
LIC. REAL ESTATE BROKER
420 E. SUGARIAND HWY.
(863) 983-6663 (863) 983-9770
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-New L.isting! Moo~re 1 [:venl 2/1.5 corner lot 80k1
New lity, g! Mtwe lavc a he(lrl atM i/ cr 13j

- New ~istingS! Montutra 4/2~ Mod~ular on1 1.27 ac. 270k

1 kc"trl7 qColiedlcy remrodeled oi 1 aIc $172.500
screeneld por1ch! $850 mnonthlly
2 orlble .3/1 peritect o;rfir t bln Il)cr (it 129)k
Ibs~talc-e to, Wal-Malrt (a~ 225k
-(lchck, It Out!! New Consrltrlcuct on! Cuslltoml~ H omlS
Startitngi ~()t140.
It lcd Fc tr rl 32t M11 Perfec tforfirst
Vacant lot inl Iloo~kers Poidt (r0: 27k
SSky Vallecy lot (a( 75ki
7i\~~ owrLa;kes! 13cautifull fenlced 2/ with screeneld
porch1 on1 lake (a 127k
l'ione~r fcnlced 4/2 Ml~II on 10acres~.
3/1 CBIS 1 lame onl 13 acre in Moo~re f vclae. 13Ly it at
$167.5K< or Rlent it for- $1,(000 per mlonrth
Acres. New: in '01 G;reat deal (ac 185K(
SRenlting: Warehouse1 Space?! 13uild your ownl on this 2.2aar:
industnial propery in Clewisto n.C (ity wratesOr e~C$48UK
arcolt a3; SALE 'PENDINGi 78
-Monltura. Lots, Lots, &: More Lot\!!
Commrlercci al 5450( squaree le~ct! Loucatedl at the coroner
of Da.vidsonl roadlt anrd HoIoker's Po~int Rload
-Lakeport 40) acres~ of pastulre lantd. fenced dnld cross
fecelcd. locatedl on the H~im Canal. Cattle? Nursery?
Or just a1 hlomel inl the country. $35K per acre-
Property Mlrranagement Services Ava~ilable!!
G;lenn A Srnith (XBre) GT/-1441 Sarah, Wlliams (t863) 228-(*867
Malribel Conzalezt z (i1) 72-7347 Schab~la epand~
c:hdnm~inle MonltWerrnery (8fi3) 233-wI'U Sc hamesa onal


ACREAGE, LAND & LOTS
* unecrciallo otlO0xl" 000 a
*3/2 MH on 5 acres readry for nursery
orr livestock. $220,000
*BldI I,'0 Owlor Foil;n neg Available
* 33 ac lot in~ Po~rt Lurelle $59,000
.2 lot(s, Horseshoec Acres Onlly $59.000
*HIgh~lland~s Co. 10, 28, &, 80 AC.
Ownecr Financing Available
*Just listedl corner Ilot in7 Lake Placid.
very close to, golf course, $99,900
Bring all off~ers!
MoNTURA
* .5 Acre Ideal for Big Famdly with
*1 25 acre Lots ava~il. Starting at $25K
*3/2 MH on Riverside St. 1.88 alcre.
* ottr aot 2.5 Acres $50,000 can be
divided $25,000 ea
COMMERCIAUINVESTMENT
*Operalting: med~ical office w/retail, great
location only $475,000
*Mobile Home Park. Great Investment
Opportunity. Includes CBS Home
Hwy 27 frontage


CLEWISTON HOMES
J sltrl s ">ur~c e n pbslo Aw00
Grealt Investmlen oppor~,ltunity!
*4/2.5 CBS Holme on fencedl corner lot .
y. 'ig 01l~ < Homel~ P~r~k. Onlly $69,900.
*2/1 Home on Suagumore Ave. $130,000
./. MA in Scn ltle Mlr $120,000
North~side $220K
*CV2 IMH inlSunslunee Lakesj only $129,.000
*:2 cas Hom: onl cone~r lot1 $129,9(X)
*3/2 CBS Homels on Harlem Academly-
Ncw construction. Only $169,.500
owner mo~tivateal
' /1 Hnue uttnchc 5i nilartmnent.
MOORE HAVEN/ LAKEPORT
*Like New 2/'2 MH w/lrg sunroo~m.
*2 HM -uh a rt.R tlc tl %18 SK
"O" Access. Redluced to, $109K
*Spacious 2/2 in Laokepo~rt. Completely
Remodled.clr Lacke "O Acces~s $2'59,000
*Like necw 3/2 CBS Trhaltcher Blvd'
ship, eligible $164,9)00
PIONEER / LADECA / FL AGHOLE
*3 or 4I BD. 2 BA, Custom Logf Ho~e
onl +/- 5 acres. Calll for dertails


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Foreclosure! 3BR0o A .
$23,300! Only $199/Mo 5
Bu,4/2BR $e4a7/Mo !8{r t -
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HUD HOMES! 7BR $199 mo! -
2/BR Foreciosure! $246/mo
Stop R~en i! rdw ,2t ngr CLEWISTON COUNTRY ACRES
(800)366-9783 Ext 5853. __((Modular/Floor Plans. From $79,9010 & up,
LAKEPORT 2br, 1ba, 3/4/5BR, 2/38A, acre & 1/4 available or use
$750/mo inclds utilities,
Re f 's req uired your land as down payrrent. Financing available-
(863)946-1626 ,,a
MQORE HAVEN RENTALS.
3br, 2ba CBS, $900. 3/2
MH on acre fenced yard -
$800. Large 2/2 + den, 1/3 .-II
ac, tile floors, $900. 2br, Iba n r X
home on 2 lots $750. 1bt FSBO: Fleetwood Carriage
1 ba apt $ 50 0. Manor, Xtreme, 3/2, brand
(563)59-0096new '07, shed, fenced ya
on 1/4 acre, city water&

Rea E trl HRLEM 32 Brand New I 18~863 3e81-49$d1 ,O 0.

AH rlm Acl m cDr ve Ho eo e dpe cilzn tp cue
C/Air, C Grage, in South Florida
Business Places Landscaped. $157,500. 863-675-8888
Sale 1005 SHIP or Owning Manufactured Home
Commercial Financing Possible (For Sale)
Property -Sale 1010 Cl0 8367571Statewide Sales
Condos/ Cl wner: Save Thousands
Townhoulses- Sale1015 or 561-096-8010 NEW & U~SE~D
Farms Sale 1020 Delivered & Set
Houses Sale 1025 rasr IaI 800-330-8106
Hunting Property 1030 '
Investment Manufactured Homes/0wn)
Property -Sale 1035 ASHEVILLE, NC LAND BAR- SALEI SALE! SALE!
Land Sale 1040 GAINS Up to 30% below ap- All Homes in Stock
Lots Sae 1045 p r a i s a I I Massive Makowns
Ope H ase 1050 wsw soemeriverhig h- Fin~ancng Anai ble

Pr fert yns lcon 1 5 MOBILE HOME w/Fla. rm., in
Real Estate Wanted 1065 o- .- I RV park in Lakeport FI, very
Resort Property clean, furnished, $13,500.
Sale 1070 NOT AOIAMU- Call Gary at 863-946-1667
Warehouse Space 1075 TAINS-Almost two acres of MUSE
Waterfront Property 1080 beautiful land with breathtak- 3br, 2ba Doublewide
ing views near The Smoky Buyer must remove. $13,000.
m. ~Mtns., large trees and great or best offer. (239)368-5108
* building site. Only $39,500. NEW 3 BR / 2 BA Doublewide
t 5r t3- 22C htplvley on your lot for $41,900 in-
FOR SLE ORRENTrealtyoverizonleyt.wn eludes A/C and Setup.
FOR ALEOR ENT reaty~erion~et.$2200 Down, Low monthly
BIG 2.5 Acre Lot Tennessee- Affordable lake payment. (863)675-8888
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By Owner Call land with s ectacular views. D/W, 3br, 2ba, Open concept
(786)303-0173 1 mile to Nicklaus designed Kit. & bar area. Sea wall, ,
golf course. Near TN River & & Tool shed. $139,000.
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Newly-refinished pool with lo ieH m s Jet Skiis 3015
automatic chlorination and Marine Accessories 3020
cleaner, 1.3 acre lot, auto- Marine Miscellaneous 3025
matic irrigation system, 6' Motorcycles 3030
fence around back yard, l ~ SportVehicles/ATVs3035
with additional privacy
enefor boat storage, 2- '"~"""
crcarport, 2 sheds, stain- Mobile Home Lots 2005 I
leskitchen appliances, tile Mbl o Pr 21
forwith carpet in 3 bed- Mobile Homes Rent 2015 BOAT Flat Bottom, 16 Ft. wl
roms. All offers cosd oieHms-Sl 00 2002 60 hp Mercury w/ low
ered, asig $31 s9 hrs., trolling motor & trailer
080 ausen7pp~ $3800 neg. (863)983-2002
avilbl at $375k. Dive l
by fr a ook hen all iml~ DEEP V 16', aluminum &
Allen, Bro ke r, at Trailer with new tires. $350
83-9255for appt, or best offer. Must see..
Manufactured Homes (Rent) (863)763-0852
NEAR BELLE GLADE MARIN: Rent or Rent ToOwn
-2/3 BR, 2 BA, 1620 sq. ft. 14 Available JON BOAT 10', aluminum
Large front yard & backyard. EZ Approval gas tank, $400 or best offer
$187,000 (561)983-7989 863-983-3016 (863)801-3174


JON BOAT 12 ft aluminum, CHEVY CAVALIER 1995 HITCH Reese style off of FORD RANGER,'98 cold alc,
heavy metal V-hull w/8 1/2 BOAT TRAILER '98, Water- Blue, A/C, C/C, 4 Dr., PW, 2003 Silverado 1~500. $60 cd player, 5 spd., short bed,.
hp Job nson $ 6 00 land, Galvanized, 1750 gross PL, Runs well. Asking $3000 (863)634-7977 $2 4 00 or best offe r.
(859)221-3766 LaBelle we gh~t. 43 16' boat. $350 (863)675-3071 LEATHER SEATS & COUCH (863)675-4689
KAYAK Necky Arluk 1.9, 857335 DODGE INTREPID LE- '00, Ful- For '97 Dodge Van. Good GMC SENOMA '93 ext cab, Public Notice 5005
18 1/2 ft, red.$800 or best l loaded. Leather, 5 disc CD, condition 0. $1 75. ungodstuptbe State Public-
offer. (863)840-0442 Moon roof, Auto/stick. Good (863)357-5754 towed by RV, $2200 or best Legal Notice 5500
LARSON 18' W/00 hp Mere, gas. $0 (6)3-7 REAR AXLE -Chevy,3/4 ton, offer (863)675-4788
stitnlee steel prop, ne2ds MFAlNENCANC SMANUAbLS F9R6D CoGdRA/ NLoRn3Ils 8 3 4ug 15ple 1$200 RUZU PICKoUP TRUC K12
(863)467-1552 after 6p"' engines. Incld Mech. & Elec. very nice car, clean. $2900 7872)3 9-~2923 (863)228-5286 20
ouTBoARD MOTOR '0 data. $10 (8(53)763-9655 cash (772)219-9455 RIMS -4, '97-'99, Eclipse 5 E DER11 RdYFUHRF00AR
Johnson, 2 cycle, manual PROPELLER -ForaOMC 35 FORD ESCORT -'OOExcellent spoke, 16x16 on Goodyear TOOL BOX FiberglssS, Ofo PROBAFEDOIVISION
start, hand tiller like new, hp Outboard eng ne Like part car. Does not run. Brand Eagles RS-A P205/55/R16. Pick-p, A-1 conditoan $100 Fil1rT ilem.:oor-Oe2-ci
$1800. (302)674-3353 new $ 25 C a ll new tires, Alt., battery & Pio. $250 (863)763-1079 (863)675-1690 RESTEF
PONTOON 28FT 4 cyl Che- (863)763-9655 Leave msg neer CD $400 (863)381-7251 SIDE STEP RAILS-Round tu- TOYOTA PICK UP '89- Very \Y F,~REDMASSIEWALDERJR.~~~
vy Mercy Cruiser, inboard out rni dlx FORD RGRAND MARQUIS '96 bular, for 4 door Chevy pick low miles, 4 cyl, 22r Toyota~
drive, extra motor incld. Auto, cold alc, very clean, UP, black in color. $100 motor, 4 spd, alc, runs like NOTICETOCREDITORS
$2700 neg (863)634-1536 stereo/cd, loaded, pw, pl, cc. (863)763-3410 new. $2900 (863)532-9495 The administration of the Estate of Wil-
PONTOON '87 24ft, Riviera HONDA 750 MAGNA -'94, $2900 (863)532-9495 TIRES -4, New, Fuzion fre sMasi ada ed Jrh s Mfu ed,
Cruiser, '04 4 stroke Suzuki New tires. $250 or best of- gRN _A(US'8 IC 245/50Ri6. Paid $420. 2007, is pending in the circuit couri
50hp engine, Minkota trolling for. (863)763-4426 GADMRUS8 A/' Asking $285 (863)763-0944 fisor tHenadry s Couny Rorida, Probae
St o, $ 5 5 00 auto, low miles. $1599 or viso, the adres Cofny whoich. is 0.
me or *HONDA CBR F3 '96 -New best off er (863)697-1 759 TIRES -4, Good, Used Box 1760, LaBelle, FL 33975-1760.
(863)357-2741 tires, looks & runs great Bigsoe 257 1 Thenames and addresses of the Per-
P 50 NO0863N-763-077A8T3 or (865)0604-o6r57b1 e52-l382d h n icly, Nee ds bmdy $5de8 o)n6e -428458/7 R1 na en tatv' aoey and sth font
561-968-2083 work. 40K mi. $1750 or best TIRES (4) Bridgeston8, All creditors of the Decedent and other
w~~~~~~~esn Kain oelm 011 TBK me 45 .W n 0ua 4new7dc

pacity 17, port-a-potty, fast. $950 (863)801-3174 paint job, 4 new tires, great rm.5 (6)3-9 RA I Court WITHIN TELATER OF 3
Yamaha 115 p eng., very SIXKTN7 ;9 a/c & great gas mileage, TOW BAR Duncan, with t-MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
good cond., $12,900. S re~k n ~t8'$1500 neg. (863)634-1395 tachments for Ford Ranger & NWPE AS3TOP SLCAIIN F SNROFETINMEn
(614)395-8258 brks 20 rbs fe OACRLA'3-At, Ex por r3, $3 5 0. * R C~EMF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
P 0WER ~B 0AT -37 ', (407)748-3892 AC, asking $500 "as is." 74 ae o oeifre I te rdtr fteDcdn n
$3500 239-823-2587 or yMH ;6 9 i (863)697-9005 TRANSMISSION For 1987 and interesting person.NHo other persons having claims or de-
863-234-1226 YAMAHA VEaRIGOen ve96 -o MitOYT 6 OL~ FORD F150, 3 speed w/ over wonder newspaper readers mad e nrtdg the Decdent' EEsotte
cond, perlgren ver low TOOT ORLL E 99 drive. $400. (863)467-2609 are mor successfull WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER HiE DATE
SAI BAT- 3' twn, miles, garage kept. $3500 Silver, 77K, 4 dr., AT tranS. OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
$7500 239-823-2587 or (772)597-0463/21 5-3500 CD Player & Alarm. Exc. TRUCK BED '02 Toyota TUn-NOCE
863-234PH-126.' H a n cond. $3975 (863)610-0500 dra 4x4 truck bed in good ALL CAIMSANROTSO FILED WILL BEYER RMR FE
VOLKWACN JETA;9 condition. $400 or best offer. N011NITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD
SEA YMP 1.5' 60HP VLKSAGE JETA '9 (863)228-1436 SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
Evinrude, Galvanize trailer & Leather interior, sunroof, TWOb~D YEARS OR MORE AFTE
trligmotor. Lots of extras. runs great, in good condi- TRUCK COVER For quad ca.HONDA PASSPORT '95 TH EDNSDEOFEAHS
$50Neg. (863)357-3439 GOLF/WORK CART new bat- tion. $4000 (863)634-0758 $60 or best of fer. Call Good condition, needs en- ARE.stpbctonotisNic
SorRaTCdRAaT er' d LhC' go eie,4ater, itgt arg T TESRM 1" ek1000rbs f is February l4th, 2008Ife .Wad l
ly, 90%, $1100 or best offer 86)lug w/TOYO A/T tires JEEP CHEROKEE -'91, 4 door, Personam representative
(863)675-3852 HONDA 300 1999 Four Trax CHEVY BELAIR 1955 Hard 315/75/R16. $800 or best Rebuilt engine, New tires & Muid ;t'l~ A 23~
V HUL OAT- 1 ftfibr- 4x4, $1400 or best offer. top. 70K org. mls. $20,000 offer. (561)248-1347 brakes, etc. Cold A/C, towells.schoentield
glass w/50 mercy, ready to (836762(8)7374 $3000 (863)634-2516 (ge ,;l:~ r 19 ~Pepresentative
go.$2250 (863)467-9288 MINI BUGG hydraulc drve WILLYS JEEPSTER -; '4,JEPCERKE 9 4oa wdm SqEO10S BoLD Pd
and steering w/ pto shaft, $2800 239-823-2587 or needs gas tank, some rust, FortMyera Florida33si
I~U~IJI;B ~ ITIItwo cylinder air cool engine, 863-234-1226 CHEVY 1500, '95 single cab, high mileage, runs. $500 or Telephone:$(299376as-ro
$600 (239)707-3627 4 whl. dr., 6" lift, $1500 or best offer. (561)261-2625 g's3691 2/1/osi0
CAMPER PULL ALONG 28 ft, SET OF ATV TIRES b4) -Dun- bil'~Cestoffer.(863)6B 7361 JEEP CJ-5, '98 fiberglass INTHE aRCUITCGOURT OFTHE
all works, needs some work, lop, (2) KT181 2 x8xi2 & I HV 50 IGCB'7- oy7 W ENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
N/C.$750 (863)261-7135 (2) K 185 25x1 0xi2, 99% great cond, low mls, runs & ,~K7 running g68f, 2W, ANDFOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
IVOTOR HOME 04, Trail-Lite tread. $150 (863)885-1172 JEEP LAED18 6 rvsget uo lwie t 100ht 68,6 to02 soft9 tp. PR BAT HMD SI
by R-Vision, 25', Chevy en- motor, 4 WD. $4000 or best $4500 (772)219-9455
m~e with only 22K mi. Get A tm bls offer (863)673-2748 CHEVY 2500 '89, Runs very WILLYS WAGON '50 O RE: NE EERTSA0NOF
Lik n anioge %raor F eD6F10 149084 r4b t oln str~og.7 623004N~egotiabler -20 42329 823-2587 or Dec RETNO CREDIOR
Firm. {863)763-6646 fer. (863)673-2748 561-758-43 -- t heamiisrtinofth stteo Lr
POP-UP CAMER goodJEEP CHEROKEE '94 Needs CHEVY 310 EXT CAB '83 -2.8 TIE ANDERSON. Deceased. File Num-
shape, $1500 or best of- gs tank & battery good for 6 cyl, good shape, brand ber 08CPO6, is pending in the Circuit
fer.(863)634-1395 after Spm Automoblies 4005 samp buggy u e. $1000 new tires, $1500 or best of- ENCLOSED TRAILER Single tOunools nad se a ne. sRoria co
Saturday & Sunday Autos Wanted 4010 (863)902-0257 after 5:30 m fer. (863)634-2582 axle, 4' barn doors, T' wide 4' P.O. Box lo, Mloore Haven, FL
RV, ewnevr ued, 25.Com ercal Tuck 400 DAMO~DPATE60LOX- hig h, 8' 1 n g, $750. 33471. The names and addresses of
PORTBLE EWE TAN or Cassc Cae 415 DAMOD PLTE OOL OX- 863)824-6720 the personal representative and the
RVne, nve usd,$25 Comreri Tucs 420ES (2), for full size truck pertoa I prsentative's attomey are
(863)610-2126 Cosrue in 405bed, $150 for both or will FLATBED EQUIPMENT TRAI- e1mb0w
RV AIR DEFLECTOR -asking E 2e r 4030 BED LINER good cond., from selsp(6)6-03 E oeti ihrms Ip rnhai ge clim o hdead
$ 20 0 or best offer Four helDrive 4035 '99 Ford Ranger Shortbed, DODGE DAKOTA, '97 2 whl. 2 0ft x 7 ft $1 2 00 against decedent s estate. including
(863)675-1690 Heavy Duty Trucks 4040 $75. (863)61 0-0186 after dr,~ nmoto,~ no transmission, (863)674-0898/51 7-1019 unna red, can ingent or unlqudate
RV RFRIG Dmetc, wice arts- Rpair 404 12 ~m.body in ood cond., $800 neg. MOTORCYCLE TRAILER -En- is served must file their claims with
maker, 10 of, under warr, Pickup Thi~ucks 4050 ('AP Leer, Fiberglass, Fits (86 )67 -0057/673-2558 closed, black, nice. $1500 t' COU't WTHiN THE LATE ORF 3
less than 2 yrs olexc Sport Utillt 4055 short bed. Nice condition. DODGE RAM '89, 8' bed. (8 63 6 74 08 98 0 f FIRST PU8UICATION OF THIS NOTICE
cond. $750 (863)634-8617 Tra tor T rsi~ 40 $75 (863)675-4858 Good condition. $1800. j863)5 7-1019 OTd00 AA O TEHAHCE ORN
WI~NNEB AS r'81R28', Hudt- Vans 4070 CAR 00LLY Lightls, straps (1 863-801-5440 TOW:MO TRIE 06P XLIE TE
ers or Seng Rce, nee 3 new), good tires, ramps. FORD F150, 1997 4x4, runs NEW, $550 (863)824-0480 All other creditors of the Decedent and
$3L6COh ndy~m3 6sp~e4@I, $84635697 70b~est offer. get 3 ned atneusn 33350 UTIL TY TiRAjiLR -$14 4 nads ag ai t Deeelsetthe,

CHV BLCKS(350& 40),(863)467-6465 claims with this court wlTHIN 3
$500 POLICE IMPOUNDS Assorted performance parts, FORD F150- '87, Great fof MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
Cars from $500! Tax Repos, $500 for all or will sell separ- parts. No engine. $400. lIm n s FISTULCLATIONOFTHISNOTFICE IL
JAYCO EAGLE '96 5th wheel, US Marshall and IRS sales! ate (863)634-0971 (863)467-2609 ALCAMSNTSFLEWILB
w/ super slide, extra clean, Cars, Trucks, SUV's, Toyo- FOREVER BARRED.
new tires, batteries, etc., no ta's, Honda's, Chevy's, more! CHEVY MOTOR & OVERDRIVE FORD F-250 1986 & F-100 AEROSTAR EXT VAN '91 Ed-
ldeauks, everyhing works, re- For Listings C a ( TRANSMISSION VORTEX 1985. 1 w/rebuilt motor. 1 die Bauer Edition. $2500 or Thesdate ot hmrt0 pblication of this Notice~
duce $ 5 0 800)06-759Ext6465 Iae mdel350,$70 w/newhead $60 fr bth, bestoffer.(863)763-2685
(863)610-1120 (239)707-3627 863-763-7783 Personai Representatwe:
CAMARD '02, T-Top, HighCHVVET E 9-cenaviwreie
/ ~~performance. Like new in- ENGINE 302 High Out Put, FORDY F250,R '9 -nedsga clan 7416cnvair enive
side. Needs body work. Out of a Mustang. $350 tank, many new parts, no oil u2s5000oac brss good lxnri-A20
~~~~~$2200 (863)634-2516 (863)983-2002 leaks, $800. (863)763-3639 fe(3)2-51L lO Attomey forPersonal Representative:
after Spm fe(3)2-51 L~le James L Schmidt. II. Esquire
BOAT MOTOR -40 hp John- CHEVY CAMAR0 '93 New FORD F250 ENGINE '00 7.3 Flo CRVN'4God~ 5adBasarwasslo
son. '1964, Short s aft, All engine, new tires, auto, good liter, 60K, complete, incids FORD RANGER, 1987 Cus. OG AAA 9 Go 75Sw.7ot
controls $ 2 00 condition, no rust. $2190 or Turbo, for parts only $1200 tom low rider, V6 enine, running, as is. $600 Sebi lR Rda 318176
.(863)763-3551 best offer. (863)763-7609 or best offer (863)261-7692 $950. Call 863-675-462;4 (863)697-9031 after 2pm Fa'~e ass-402-m21
260766 Ccoo2n14,21/0s
BOAT MOTOR Elgin, 14.1 hp, CHEVY CAPRICE, '93 4 dr., FRONT BRUSHGUARD FORD RANGER '92, 4 cyl., DODGE CARAVAN '95 Cold
,includes 3 propellers & gas minor repairs needed, run- Ranch Hand & rear step great on gas, red, ed, tool AC, new front tires, runs ex- Get a quick response to
S tank, runs good. $450 ning cond., $2500 firm, down bumper, lits Chevy PU, box, $1500 or best offer, cellent, $800, call anyltemyoumayb sell-
(561)790-3681 (561)261-9994 $750. (863)763-3410 (863)634-2582 863-532-1478 / 532-1496 Inn wlUI a classlled ad.


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SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT 013TRICT
PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION
I! f l.i1lowing

Syflitt Ranch lInc (Syfrett Rancl Arlrowv B) PO Box 12i7, Okerclobee, FL 34974~.
..),,,lt .1 :i,1.l; t.108 129 -3 4I for a Water Uise PennaI11 to1 illr~igai:te 3 85
l l l The w~ater will be wthII awnIII flam theI 1 SuII~ di al Alluliar
aInd the prolect Is locatled In1 Sectlions 1. 2-i. 12. 2(i-3610ilwnshlps; i 37, i 38 Sout.
Rangeas 32. 33 East
Beck Familly ndil Kennan~II CorIPma31) lllon(Bc HniiCI) Route1 2, 110>* 15. Moore11 Haven :1
FL 33 447, hlas sub mlitta~l ,..1. .,,, .1:11^'' f ,. ,val of WaMlelUse PolItII1
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Kelmaun Corpolation (Beck Groves) 417i W Sulgarlan~d Hvy, ChIvlYstonI EL 333410.
lias subittnled Appication 080129 91 for renlewal of Watecr Use Pelmnit
22-00140O-W to Irrigate 110 aces of agnlcultulral landls The watrm will be with
.I,.,I.., II~ I ~; ,, ~~I :. prolect Is located inl Sectionis 5. 6 Twsi





Lykes Brothers Inc (Grove #8 Reservolf Bnghton) 106 SW CR 721. Okeechobee. L
34974. has submitted Appication 080207-10 for renewal of Water UsePemt
22-00128-W for diversion and impoundment encompassing 2500 acres. Te
water will be withdrawn from the C-40 Indian Prainie Canal and the project Is l-
cated in Sections 1, 4-10, 12, 13, 16-18. Township 38 South, Ranges 31.32
East
Lykes Brothers Inc (Donald Brown Pasture) 106 SW CR 721, Okeechobee. L
34974. has submitted Application 080207-13 for renewal of Water UsePrmt
22-00025-W to Irmgate 60 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be wt-
drawn from the Surficial Aqulfer and the project Is located in Section 21, on
ship 40 South, Range 32 East.
Lykes Brothers Inc (Willis Farms) 106 SW CA 721, Okeechobee. FL 34974, hs
submitted Application 080207-5 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00152-W to
Imgate 300 acres of agncultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Sr
ficial Aquifer and the project Is located in Sections 13, 21-27. 35-36, onhp
40 South, Range 30 East
Lykes Brothers Inc (Bnghton Agncultural Project) 106 SW CR 721. Okteechobee, FL
34974, has submitted Application 080207-6 for renewal of Water UsePrmt
22-00019-W to Irrigate 15, 515 acres of agncultural lands with livestock. Te
water will be withdrawn from the Floridan and Sudilcial Aqulfers and the project s
located in Section 39.Towrnship 37 South, Range 32 East.
Lykies Brothers Inc (Ralph Chastaln) 106 SW CR 721, Okeechobee, FL 34974, as
submitted Application 080207-8 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00223-Wto
Irrigate 725 8 acres of agricultural lands, The water will be withdrawn from the
Riondan Aquiter and the project is located in Sections 29, 32, 33. Townlship 0
South, Range 28 East.
Lykes Brothers Inc (Woif Bay) 106 SW CR 721, Okeectiobee, FL 34974, has b
mitted Appication 080207-8 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00367-W to Irri-
gate 30 acres of nursery lands. The water will be withdrawn froml an onlsitlke
and the project Is located in Sections 16. 17. Township 40 South, Range 30 East
Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a wnttnrequst
for a copy of the staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the ap-
plication by wnting to the South Ronda Water Manlagement District, Attn. Environ-
miental Resource Reguiatlon. PO Box 24680, West Palm Beacl, II ~~I ~ '
but such comments or requests must be received by 5.00 ri ,Ir~~., _I ,.,
from the date publication
No further public notice willi be provided regarding this application A copy of he
staff report must be requested In order to remain advised of furtherpocdng
Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative heanng r-
garding the proposed agency action by submitting a wntten request therefore atr
reviewing the staff report.
261599 CGS 2,21/08

PUBLIC ANNOtlNCEMENT
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSliRVATION COMMISSION
BIDS ARE REQUESTED FROM QUALIFIED CONTRACTORS BY THE FLORIDAFSH
AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF:
PROJECTNUMBER: FWC07/08-75
PROJECT NAME: CODY S COVE (LAKE OKEECHOBEE) AQUATIC
ENHANCEMENT
PROJECT LOCATION: OKEECHOBEECOUNTY. FLORIDOA
SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED: Remove, haul and deposit tussock/organic sdmns
from Cody s Cove area of Lake Okeechobee to designated disposal area (ake
Point).
BID OPENING DATE: March l8.2008. 3:00 PM EST

PLACE: ulohnadsaFish d idlife3Conservation Commission

Tlahase elod n3 39-1600
Telephone (850) 488-3428.
QIUALIFICAll0N: Each bidder whose field is governed by Chapter 399, 455, 89
and 633 01the Ronda Statutes for Ilcensure or certfication must submit quailiica-
tion data of their eligibilty to submit proposals with their bid
PRE-BID CONFERENCE A non-mandatory pre-bid conference to cladfy any ques
tiosho dmiuite 10e Odd may hveh 7ith rep~ec onkheeebi jocumentshs
REQUIRED 80NDS Blds shall be accompanied by a bid guarantee of not less 5% of
the amount of the bid. After Award of Contract, a 100%b Performance Bond and a
100%b Labor and Material Payment Bond will be required
PRDO OAL 8id mt bessj ttdg Cnonul tcodc or thueatqire( nt o h
may be examined at the above-mentioned Purchasing Office
BID DOCUMENTS
Bid documents shall be obtained from the Commission. upon payment of $25 0,
non-refundable, for one set. The payment envelope MUST be plainly marked on
thee u sid Rnth tbbet ai nmber Ten e ic pa nage fflbe sent ovem iglt upon re

Diect questions to he Projec Director:

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PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT
anLORIA FISH ANO WLEDLFE CN0NSAECRTATON COMMISSION

AISNDARW FCONESDEO TOM UCAOLIE C TARCTHOERONS RH CTH FLRD FISH

PROJECTNUMBER: FWC07/08-76
PROJECT NAME: TN 0 USE OEd ELMAKE OKEECHOBEE)

PROJECTLOCATION: GLADESCOUNTYFLORIDA
SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED. Remove, haul and deposit tussock/organic sediments
from Tin House Cove area of Lake Okteechobee to designated spoil disposal area
located at ob site.
BID OPENING DATE: March 18, 2008, 4:00 PM EST .
PLACE: Florida Flsh and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Pucasl17 Ofie, eR 1 et364
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1600
Telephone (850) 488-3428.

Qa d 63 fthe Flod Sat te hoor Ilen or criticton ms s mit4 qallln a
l0n data dftheir eligibility tosubmit proposals with their bid
PRE-BID CONFERENCE: A non-mandatory pre-bid conference to clarify any ques.
bee s aedule o 28100p ET n Mrha 0 200 p~ at Easban o numaentPsrahj
Canalen the Herbert Hoover Dike
RURDBONDS: Bids shall be accom anied by abid guarantee of not less 5%~of
the eoloubnr nf dheM id na r AadBo C nrat, a i00d' Performance Bond and a

POOA: Blds must be submitted in full accordance with the requirements of tle
yrwns Se a fim tiobs Bi ng Cotionrs sn Co hictal Conditions, which
DOCUMENTS:
iddocuments shall be obtained from the Commission, upon payment of $25.00
t~hen rutil in h a geo t nmer hey nipaeckage pell b~e se oplninghtk uon re
ceiving payment bythe above-mentioned Purchasing Office.
Drcquestionsio the Project Oirector:
SFish and Wldlife Conservation Commission
v i 1H "Caltand Species Conservation
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SOUTH FLUOR OA AT 0MFANPAGLEMAEN DISTRICT

Notice Is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Flonida Statutes, the following
applications) for permit have been received for prolect(s) in Hendry County:
George 0 and Barbara Thornton & Joseph D Thornton (JD Thornton Nurselles Sr 80
E)010170E US{ ew27 I tlson rL t3430,5haaceuomte rAa lat o
water will be withdrawn from the SurficiaT Aquifer and the project Is located in
Section l4,Towitship 43 South, Range 34 East.


Ah d dSon b(0jriittona) Abr on Road, Atras eF 3\ 820 has saug ted
ral lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami A ulfer and the
gp ojeals located in Sections 13-15, 22-27, 34-36. Township 44 South, Range

Bryan Paul Citrus Inc (Bob Paul Main Grove) PO Box 2357, Labelle, FL 33975, has
0 jite Atpop ral n44058504- j loju mdlra at n oth Wa terr Us b mi
drawn from the Sandstone and Lower Hawthornl Aqullers and the project is locate
edIn Seacions 5, 6, 19, 20, 24, 25, 29-32, 36, Townships 43, 44 South,. Ranges
Int~ere~o;nsed persons mycomment upon theo aplipication or submit a wntion reqjuest
re y is eposh ion ann pose agncaca ion regrs'cing te v\
mental Resource Regulation, PO Box 24680. West Palm Beach. FL 33416-1680.
bhutmsucehd teens coartioquests must be received by 500 PM within 21 days

No further public notice will be provided regarding this application A copy of the
Susat is l t i etenacdr p erso ar~e rnitle t reqlesta n e dedoffutiar or gng re
garding the proposed agency action by submitting a written request therefore after
26e iewinG the sti Breport


REQUEST FOR( BID (RFB) NO. 6U1010000161
L8 TEMPORIARY PUMP'ING SYSTEM
Thle Plocuremntlll Depar~ltment ol the Soll 5111 Io11Ij~lld Water Managemlll.I jlisted, ii 1
uIdIng,1( .3301 Bun LII ChlbI linadli. WestI Palml jikaelll I~ ~ 110 100 Ulub will lat 1'Ive
SaledII( bids up1 to 2:30 p.m1 opening111 lillie1 on MarIch 7, 200811 111.1tm 111.


An OPTIONAIL PRIE8tD CONTERENCE RI s 'ill'i be hld onridaly. February "III'
10 0 aliti 1.;1t the1 Uni;I11 It sr~ il S-bA Pu pstallon ine 1111 le.1 |u~1 1 i '
h ad80 L ia athe iit IlMill~lil I ~~ill faI i ll Intll'l teelil teIp ndeI tsIIII1 Jinidll nt111:
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All blids mnll Iulus o t in to the1: l:(ill~l' institle ions 11 the H B I i e I
ubtain a~ c~opy of the! c~ompjllet lli j (), I at (e P)laclC1111 ..
Illllllill, 181) a llrral. I ull, 1
I I. I , I 1. 1...I I. 1. .. ... Fur I nformal ionll. ll11 on the tat
of this solicltation canl bc oblalnaud on our web sile www stwmld.gov.
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Signing Day
Seated Jimbo Arnold is seated to sign his letter of intent to play for Troy University next year. He
Will graduate from Glades Day School this year. Standing is father, Jimmie Arnold, head coach Pete
Walker and mother, Kathy Arnold.



Sports News inBrief_


Church News in Brief


Thursday, February 21, 2008


Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


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NOTICE
Notice Is hereby g ven that on
03/01/2008 at 11:00 AM at FORT
KNOX SELF STORAGE. 1025 Com-
merce Drive La~e 1e FL
863-675-1025, thle undersigned. FORT
KNOX SELF STORAGE. will sell at Pub
lic Sale by competitive bidding, thle
personal property heretofore stored
with the undersigned by:
Chad Coley Unit 28
Washier bed & misc ltems
Victoria Barren Unild-24
Mlsc items
Rosamaria McCleland Unit L-5
Slianelle Winn Unli J-17
Mattllesses set
Charles Hudlson Unit J-58
Genlelatol. milsc ltenis
Christa Spence Unit J-56i
Misc Itemis
261623j CN ? 2.21.28/0
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF
THE CENTRAL COUNTY WATER
CONTROL DISTRICT
You alre hereby noutinecd that thle Regulal
Med~iinall of the Bioalrd of Suptu~v sols of
thle CIentrai Countly Water Contirol Dis-
Illcl will bie held oni Wednlesday. Febiu
aly 27. 20081 at7 pmii i atl the Mntura
Clulblouse, Mollitur Ranich Estates.
State Rnoad 833. Clewlsston, Florida
Thle pullpose of thils mnecling is to
transact any andi all busllness whllich
maoy comel Dbfole the Board If a per-
son decides to appeal the dlecis io of
the Board of Superv sors wIth respect
to aniy maottei considered at thle pulbllc
mleetingR or healring here In lefered he'
Of She mlay nee~d to 10ISUIP thlat 1 \CL'
batnlil lecod of1 thel proicdedlinS 1s
made whc reor inIdstets


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HENDHY COLINTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
UCN 262007CA000601XXXYXXX
BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR
THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWAS,
INC. ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,
SERIES 2006-13.
Plaultiff
JERI M NUZZO. et al .
Defend ants
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to
an Order or Summary Final Judgmlent
of foreclosure dated January 28. 2008,
and entered in Case No
262007CAD00601XXXXXXX of thle Clr
cult Court in and for Hendry Countv
Florida. whereinl BANK OF NEW YORK
AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERITIFICATE
HOLDERS CWABS: INC ASSET-
BACKED CCERTIFICA1ES. SERIES
2006-13 is Plalntiff ad Jerl M. Nuzzo,
Country Village Property Ownurs' As-
sociationl, Inc Il. Ulnknon Te!l~nan No
1, Unkniownl Tenlant No 2, andt All UnI-
knlownl Parties Clanningl~ intlerests iy.
l...~, !~. i,. 01 Havinlg or
.. ..., II *; *I.. ,,i De-
senibed, are Defendants. i will sell to

Clerk s Olline at the Hendry Counly
Courthouse. 25 East Hlckpochlee Ave-
nue, LaBelle. FL 33935 at Hendry
County. Flanda. at 11 00 a m. on thle
ch er ne Mlrch 71nno th fol' "mr1
Order or Finlal Judgmnent, to-wit
LOT 21. BLOCK 8. PORT LABELLE
HOLIDAY PARK UNIT 1. ACCOROING
TO PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 4. PAGE 3. OF THE PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF HENRY COUNTY.
FLORIDA
ANY P SSON CLLALINOGMATN NTRSTs
ANY. OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY
OWNERS AS OF THE DATE OF THE
LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM
WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE
If you are a person with a disability who
need aa n i rdcommdaln n ore al
entitled. at no cost to you, to the provl-
sion of certain assistance. Please con-
9~6 leSCS 8 \ thi1 tw 521 wo lg
days of your receipt of this Notice If
you are healnng or volce imlpaired, call
Flonida Relay Service i800) 955l8770
DATE at La~elle, Flonda~, on Feb 14

As CeR(.CRiil CU t
By tnm lil
2641CN?21.28.08

2NOTH JU CCIAL CICU TNANNED
FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.:07-CA-144
ROBIN FEDAS
Plalnintif
CABARET TROPICANA UNDER THE
AUNTRUT B loAd Goa t@ in
Corporation
Defendant

PURS ATOHPER45

NOTICE IS HEREBYuGd"ENn p rsatetoa
sure dated 1/'17/08 and entered In
Case No. 07-CA-1441 of the Circulit
Court of the Twentseth Jud cila edn u
wherein RDBIN FEDAS is the Plaintiff
add CBREj0 TOPICI iA UN ER
r dion andd STRCUSrT BAKa Geor

ge ednts wl sell f the hig es
Ihobubseof510h~eAG seeount Court
Haven. FL 33471 at 11 o clock A M
onthe 2I 1i I .1*** nnRi te
fotnsaid Smmary Final Judgment



Lot 16 in BIock 139, OF THE CITY OR
TOWNSITE OF MOORE HAVEN.
OA~oErSP eOY Iper recorded


Dated at Moore Haven, Glades County
Flonda this 31st day of January 2008

As Clerk, Circuit and Count or
Glade Cony FlnnL"

260026 GCD 02114,21/08AsDpt lr

METNTIET UU IA AUCI CFUITIN
AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 2007-CA-227
IN RE: FORFEITURE OF
894R MRCUR EDLM0R 0 03MB L
AND TAG NO. U230NQ
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: FARRAH MARIE HARRIS
17600 NW 5thAvenue
Miami, Florida 33169-4800
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that you have been
1,~i n ..... .Li

ds uhelt ial Jd~g lt ofFrli
lure
The action was institultd In the Twentleth
Judicial Circuit Court, Glades County
Florida.
You are te reid toserv a cop hoft yu

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on February 25, 2008. or Immediate y
ator servc ot(;e~rwiseu t defaulte f l
demanded in th complaint or petition
The Court has authority in this suit to en-
ter a judgment or decree In the Plain-
tiff's Interest which will be binding
upon you.
DATED January 31, 2008
Joe Flint


De uty Clerk
259874 GCD O2/017,14 21,28!0

HOW fast Can y0HP CAP
g07 it Can g0 OVOH IBster
When you sell It in the
ClaSSlledB-

Love the earth Recycle
y0HP used Items by sell-
Ing them In the classl-
gggg

How do you flud a jobl in
10day 's competitive
market? In the employ-
Aent section of the clas-


Cougars need coaches!
Tl10 C'leW~iston (`ougars are seek
ing dtedica;tedl colchles for cheerlead-
10@ 81101 football. Anv~one inlter~ested in
VOltillieerilly their (lille, please come

Outbal~ \e Tlesdl\: Fbr 17r po I>

behind John HovAuciitorium.
WiewMould also like to congratulate
the 2008 Cougar Board Mem ers. Te
ITOW BOard members include: Charles
FeltOn (President), James Bigham (V
PreSident), April White(Secretary),
Ellen Clemnmons(Tr-easurer), Johnny
JacksontAthletic Dir~ector). Grace Ew-
ing and Ber~nice Perioro (Cheer Co.
ordinators), Sandra. Rowrley, Melvin
BTOOks, Al Garyl, Keith White, Pamela
H/hite, PhylliS Morris, Juan Norton,
Mike Tolbert, Andr~ea Jumper, and
Eushica Gary. OurI goal is to provide
Skills, knowledge, and values to chil-
dren that can be used on the field of
plav, in~ the ClaSsroom and in society.
FOr more information, please call
April at (86i3) 228-7887 or Ellen at
(Si3 2 6- 1(i


T-ball sign upS

Scheduled
Glades Youth Athletics will be
hOlding sign-ups for T ball, pitch-
ing machine, baseball and softball
On each Saturday, from 9 a.m. until
ITOon. The cost to sign-up is $35 per
child. Sign-ups will be held at the


concession stand at the ball fields. For
additional information please contact
.lerr yna (863) 227 1201 fiLn 1- .

Black Gold softball

tOurn~ey S81
The second annual Black Gold
Jlublice Co-Ed Softball Tournament
will be held on Saturday, March 29 '
at Pioneer Park softball fields. Teams
must consist on ten players, with a
minimum of four women. Ages are
I8 and up. There is a $125 registra-
tion fee per team. Applications are
available at the Belle Glade Chamber
of Commerce or you may contact
Donna Moss, Becky Outz or Stepha-
nie Stein at (561) 996-4203.


Fishing club

seeks volunteers
Big O Bassmasters is a fishing
club that also strives to be of service
to its community through donations
Wlth the help of many sponsors and
VOlunteers. Do you like to fish and
help out? Call the club at (863) 227-
()315 or (863) 946-3100 and inquire
about membership. We meet once
a month on a Monday night at the li-
brary meeting room in Moore Haven
with an inter club fishing tournament
on the following Sunday. For more
information, please contact David at:
(863) 946-3100.


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Meeting, 6 p.m., Evening Worship
7 p.m., Adult Choir Practice 8 p.m.,
Fifth Sunday Dinners, 12:15 p.m.,
Wednesday, Pot Luck Dinner, 6p.m.,
Prayer Meeting/Bible Study 7 p.m.
Office:~ (863) 983-6704, Parsonage
(863) 983-1804.

First United Methodist

Church of Clewiston
Services for First United Method-

os church of0Clendstonaare: Sunday
Wrhp, 83 n am, Snay
school and Adult Bible Study: 9:45
a.m., Sunday Youth Fellowship: 5
p.m., Wednesday Fellowship Din-
ner: 6 p.m.
The church family of First Unit-
ed Methodist Church of Clewiston
would love to have you join us for
weekly worship Sundays: 8:30 and
11 a.m. They also have Sunday
school for children and youth of all
ages as well as Adult Bible Study:
9:45 a.m. And for all of the Middle
School and Senior High, don't miss
Youlth Fellowship Sundays: 5 p.m.
Also, everyone is invited to join us
each Wednesday night at 6 p.m.
for good food and great fellowship!
Wednesday Fellowship Dinners are
$5 per person or $12 per family. First
time visitors eat free!


Church announces

S6YVlte timleS
Clewiston Church of Christ, 336
Central Ave., would like to announced
its church services: Sunday Bible
study at 10 a.ml., worship at 11 a.m.,
evening worship at 6I p.ml.; Wedn~es-
day Bible study at 7 p.m. Miinister
G;ordion Smith. For moret in forma-
tion~, call (863) 902-8822.


They ar-e continuing steadfast in the
Apostles doctrine. The ministry has
been existence for over 20 years and
11as been able to see the effects of
the Word in the lives of the people.
They are an InternatiOnal Ministry
will over 20 ground locations and
an online ministry. TheBelle Glade
location is in the Famnily Dollar Plaza
I516i Martin Luther King Blvd., Belle
Glade, FI 33430. They can be reached
(t 5611 996-00233

inService Times are:mSunda Marn
clinic: Sundays at noon; Wenes ay
night service at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday
Bible Study: 6:30 p.m~. (not held at
the church -- call for location): Fr>
day night Service at: 7:30 .pmn.: daily
prayers at 6 a.m. and noon, Monday
(11fough Fridayi. FOf mOre informa-
tion, visit online church at http://
~2www.bibleteacllers.conlli


St. IMartin's announceS

SerVite tillllS
Saint Martin's Episcopal Church
in Clewiston and Rev Samuel S.
Thomnas would like to invite every-
one to join them for Sunday services
at 9 a.mn. and on \Vednesdays at 9:30
a.m., Holidays and other services
will be as announced. The church
is located at 207 Nor'th W.C. Owen
Avenulle, Clewiston. For information
about office hours and programs,
p~lealse call (86;3) )8:3-796(0.

First ChriStian

C~hurch of ClewistOH
Service tliteis for F~irst C`hristian
('1urchI, 01 N. F~ranclisco St., ClewM-
istoni at e Sunday~ Schlool, 10 a.m.;
Mornling~ Worship, 11 a.ml., Youith


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COaSt GHarT

Brakes house calls
LAKE OKEECHOBEE Did you
know the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
makes house calls? They will come
to your home to discuss the required
safety equipment needed on your
boat. This service is free. You will
receive a cordial, informative and
confidential boat inspection. A vessel
safety check decal will be placed on
ba tha met all the rqients.
bl (863) 4me-3085 toe araug m bat
check.


BRSS BRSterS RI1110HI166

'08 tournament dates
BaSS BusterS has announced its
date sheduled for the 2008 fish-
ingesto rnament season including
the Elite Tournament Series, Silver

adr eoldivisi ns;erabChamp onhip

ment, an end of the year tournament
that guarantees $10,000 to the first
prize winner and the annual Toys for
Kids fishing tourney event to be held
in December. All Bass Busters tour-
naments are held in Clewiston, with
tournament times from safelight until
3 p.m.
For more information about reg-
istration and exact dates, please visit
the Bass Busters Web site at: www.
bassbustersflorida.com or email:
chris~jbassbusterstlorida. com.


Sevice timeS


Service times at

C0mlHullity Fellowship
COITnmunity Fellowrship Church at
601 S.E. 12th St., Be~lle G;lade, invites
yO tl (OWOrship at all thleir services:
Sunday SChool 10) a.m.; Mdorning
Worship 1 1 a.m.; Wednesday ev!e~
mnig Bible Studiy 6i p.m. Pastor L~ee
CranfOrd extends a war~m welcome
(O all who are ill need- of fellowship.
Lee and his wife, Rachel recently as-
Sumed leadership of the church as
Illeiefm P'astors anld look forwYard to
working with the com~munity to will
SOUls for Chr~ist. PAlstarl CrIanfor~d call
be reached at (561i) 996(-5379. Join
US!

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plans serviceS
Service timel( for Fir.st Ulited
Methodist ChuLrchI of Moore 1-laven
is Sunday at 10 a.m. with Rev. Thorn
Street and is located at 300 Aven~ue
L. 111 MOOre Hlaven at the corner of
Third St et. Th I chlrl telephone
numberreqel86i3)ej '31i157 and eml~ail
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Marry Baniks Miniistrie~s wantl to ex
Lltold a welricom to the( (.olllinittlilty

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Flag team
The Arc Angels flag team participated in the parade at Brighton Field Day and Rodeo on
Feb. 16. For more photos of the three day event go to http://photos.newszap.com


INI/Nena Bolan

Patchwork contest
The Seminole Tribe of Florida held a patchwork clothing contest at the Brighton Reserva-
tion during the field ~days and rodeo events. For more patchwork photos go to http://pho-
tos.newszap.com There were several categories for men, women, boys and girls.


Medtronic hlas pulled its Sprint Flidelis defibrillation leads from1 the market
after. fractures in the leads were linked to five patient deaths. Patients
withl these leads may have received a warning letter from the manufacturer.
A fractur~ed lead "can cause the defibrillator to deliver unneces-
sary shocks or not operate at all.
If you hlave a Sprint Fidelis lead. your Patient ID card should contain one of
the following four sets of numbers:
6930 seal 6948 6949
(1hese numbers may be shown of the betginninlg of a longer set of numbers on your 11) (01d.)
In addition, the St. Jude Riata defibrillator lead has been reported to
punch holes in the heart and has been linked to at least
one death.
YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO
MONEY DAMAGES
Dennis A. lopeI! is licensed in Florido withl plincipal offices in Tampo, Fl.


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Nice shirt
Henry Burt, Jr. wore a patchwork shirt created by his wife on the second day of the 70'h An-
nual Brighton Field Day and Rodeo held Feb. 15-17. An Eastern Indian Rodeo Association
event was held the first evening of the festival.


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Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


Thursday February 2 8


lumber, nails and drywall, to
assist residents with repairs and
continued clean up efforts in the
aftermath of Hurricane Wilma.
Donations, including monetary
contributions, are tax deductible.
For more information, come
by our office at 121 Central
Ave. rear entrance or email
CREWheadquarters~:aol.com or
phone (863) 983-2390.

Free VPK program
Offered
Enroll now in Glades County
Child Development Center's free
VPK program. The eight-hour
program is offered free of charge
and begins in January of 2008, at
1240 Hendrix St.
Call (863) 946-1200 for more
information.

Free bread

prOVlded
Free Bread provided by the
fine folks at the New Hope Baptist
Church located at 638 Yaun Road
in Moore Haven. This will be
every Saturday from 10 a.m. until
noon or when the bread is gone.
Hard to believe, but the bread is
free!


families connected
Are you in touch with a
military service person currently
stationed abroad? Newszap.com
can help them stay connected
with family, friends and loved
ones in the local community.
Anyone can log onto Newszap.
com community pages, go to
your local community link and
click on "post your opinions."
Encourage those in the service
to put a note on the forum and
others in the community can
respond to it. The "forum" will
allow deployed servicemen and
women to stay in touch with
hometown issues; read local
happenings on the Newszap
Web site; and also comment on
current issues. Newszap.com
also hosts a "post your photos
page." Photos can be uploaded
and seen by family and friends at
home or overseas.

CREW seekS
donatiORS
The Community Rebuilding
Ecumenical Workforce (CREW)
of Hendry and Glades Counties
is seeking donations of building


of charges.
Te'cachecrs will nlominlate those
vying for the K~ing andl~ Queen 1
lionors, but it's the students
who will vote. Qualities of those
who will be nomlinated include
being "spirited" for the school,
education and general behavior,
manners, and, of course, being
an overall "good" well-rounded
student.
The King and Queen will be
crowned on the night of the
event. There will also be grade
representatives, a boy and a girl,


Kradte leve~ls.
will h~e undet r the dtirctlionl of
De~ani Pa;ul, muiisic director of
West Gladles, who said, "There'll
be many types of dancing, in-
cluding, the electric slide which
is a 'line dance,' cha-cha slide,
rock 'n roll, and rock music."
The music director also says
"It's also likely there'll be some
karaoke which parents and stu-
dents seem to enjoy."
There'll be lots of refresh-
ments for all attendees. Parents,


friendss, andt families of sltudents
are a~ll inlvitedl to comre andtl see
their childlren danicinig andt hlav-
ingQ a whiolesomie goodl timie,
As to a "dlress code," Mrs.
Doreeni Backtes said, "Any type
dress-up outfit will be fine. In
other words, formal attire is not
required for this dance."
The dance will be chaper-
oned by school administration,
teachers, and some parents.
Only students of West Glades
School will be allowed to at-
tend.
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By Barbara Oehlbeck
Special to G;lades Counlty
Democrat
The annual Spring D~ance wyill
be a gala affair at West Gladles
School. Students of Sixth, Sev-
enth, and Eighth grades of the
middle school will be voting
for the "Spirit King" and "Spinit
Queen."
The dance will be held Thurs-
day, Feb. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. in
the cafeteria of the school.
Admittance for students is
$3. Guests of students will be al-


wear. Most important, Jennia
will display her personality and
interviewing skills while in-
terviewing with this year's F~t.
Laulderdalen/West Palmn judging
panel. Personality is the number
onie aspect thiat eachi contestant
is judged onl during all phases of
competition.
If Jenna were to win the title
of Miss Pre-Teen Ft. Lauderdale/
West Palm, she would represent
Ft. Lauderdale/West Palm and
the surrounding communities
at the Cities of America National
Competition that will take place
in Orlando. Over $60,000 in priz-
es and awards will be presented
at the Nationial Competition
while each winner enjoys this
expense paid trip of five nights
and six days in Orlando.
There is no cost to Jenna


for participating in the pageant
competition. Community busi
nesses, organiizations, and pri-
vate individuals will assist Jenna
in participating in- this year's
competition by becoming an
official sponsor to her. Through
sponsorship, each contestant
receives all the necessary train-
ing, rehearsals, and financial
support which will allow Jenna
to become a very. confident and
well-prepared contestant in this
year's Ft. Lauderdale/West Palm
Pageant.
Any business, organization,
or private individual who may
be interested in becoming a
sponsor to Jenna may contact
her mother, Ivonne Sheldon at
1-(772) 263-0327, or her pag-
eant coordinator, Patty Neidert
at 1 (800) 569-2487.


Jenna Whitehead of Moore
Haven was recently selected to
participate in Nationals' 2008
Miss Pre-Teen Ft. Lauderdale/
West Palm pageant competition
that will take place on March 1.
Jenna learned of her acceptance
into this year's competition as
Nationals, Inc. announced their
selections on Monday afternoon,
Jenna submitted an application
and took part in an interview
session that was conducted by
Patty Neidert, this year's Ft. Lau-
derdale/West Palm Pageant Co-
ordinator.
Jenna will be competing,
for her share of thousands of
dollars in prizes and specialty
gifts that will be distributed to
contestants. Jenna will be com-
peting in the Miss Pre-Teen divi-
sion, one of four divisions that


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Jenna Whitehead
will have young ladies between
the ages of 7and 19 competing
in modeling routines which in-
clude casual wear and formal


INI/Nena Bolan

Rez residents
These hawks displayed their hunting techniques for festival and rodeo workers who were get-
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is located between Okeechobee and Lakeport near the western shore of Lake Okeechobee.


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Red Cross benefit
golf tourney planned
S.Join the American Red C~ross
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Chapter at the Clewiston Golf
Course on Saturday, Feb. 23 be-
ginning at 7:30 a.m. for registra-
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golf tournament. Shotgun- start
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Halftime entertainment
The Glades Central Marching Band performed for the basket-
ball crowd during halftime of the Feb. 14 Class 4A regional
semifinal game between Glades Central and Cocoa Beach.

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Game on ice
Glades Central Raiders sophomore guard Antwon Chisolm
iced the game with four consecutive game-clinching free
throws after the Cocoa Beach Tigers crept to within eight
poit a 71-"mmagin with 10 laft in the hass 47A5 3gic al
Cocoa cruised to a 10-2 scoring run late in the game. The
sophomore guard led the Raiders with 23 points and five
steals as they would move on to the regional semifinal game
against Suncoast, which was played on Tuesday night at
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C:hamiber of Comnmerce or can
be downl loaded from www.
swampecabbagefestival.org. Day
of event registration will begin
at 8 a.m.
mAs t tuprsteo of 10 ll corm
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gjion Post 130's, (LaBelle), Veter-
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your own one cool car or a hang-
er full, or perhaps don't own any
but share our passion for them,
we would like for you to join us
for this grand event. For more
information contact Tom Corbitt
at (863) 234-8343.


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An easy shot
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Glades Central led Cocoa, 52-29 with 4:27 left in the third
quarter of the Class 4A regional semifinal game, played on
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is chest pain. However, according
to the AHA, women are more likely
to experience shortness of breath,
nausea and back or jaw pain.
The AH-A advises that even if
you aren't sure~it's a heart attack,
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to your diet or exercise pro-
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This is especially important if
you are on any prescription
medications. Some drugs in-
teract badly with foods that
would otherwise be consid-
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diation (AHA) wants American
women to "go red" this month,
It's part of a campaign to fo-
cus on the importance of heart
health. According to the AHA, the
focus on women's health is im-
portant because of an incorrect
stereotype that heart disease is a
"men's" disease.
Men and women need to know
the signs of heart attack and the
importance of calling 9-1-1 imme-
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symptoms. Every minute counts.
The sooner a heart attack victim
receives treatment, the greater the
chance of survival. Modern rtedi-
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that can be very effective if given
at the first sign of a problem.
Not all of the common symp-
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every attack. Sometimes signs go
away and return.


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heart attacks are sudden and in-
tense--the movie heart attack --
where no one doubts what's hap-
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slowly, with mild pain or discom-
fort. Often people affected aren't
sure what's wrong and wait too
long before getting help."
According to the AHA, common
signs of a heart attack include:
Chest discomfort: Most heart
attacks involve discomfort in the
center of the chest that lasts more
than a few minutes,bor kthatt goes
feel like uncomfortable pressure,
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Hendry- Glades Health Fair saves lives


By Glendla Wilson
HRMC
The Hendry-Glades Com-
munity Health Fair took place at
Hendry Regional Medical Center
on Sunday, Feb. 17 from 10 a.m.
until 4 p.m. Each year, over five
hundred individuals attend the
fair, and the majority receives
free healthcare screenings. Kids
enjoy the bounce house, clown,
snow cones and other free
goodies. Adults take advantage
of the educational exhibits, free.


blood pressure checks, glucose,
cholesterol, and bone density
screenings, and many other free
healthcare services. Many peo-
ple go home with new aware-
ness's of health issues that need
physician referral followr-ups.
What the community may
not realize is that is every year,
someone's life is saved during
this event. On Sunday, two in-
dividuals had to be taken to the
hospital emergency room, as re-
sults of their tests proved ~to be
life-threatenmng.Mrs. Geake, wife


of Dr. John Geake, who practic-
es at River Side Glades Medical
Center in Moore Haven, said, "If
we can save just one life, all the
hard work and preparation is
worth it." In reality, more than
two lives may have been saved
on Sunday because of potential
medical problems that were
identified on that day. The hope
of the Health Fair committee is
that this annual fair will con-
tinue to grow, with increased
attendance :so tiat :more and
more liveswill~be saved.


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to fiscallly constrained countries
unti July 200Y. Cornmission-
ers cautioned local government
and residents to be prepared for
future shortfalls; however there
are future opportunities with the
new jail, landfill business and de-
livery of payment in lieu of taxes
(PLf).
"Glades County is going to be
okay," said commissioner Russell
Echols.
Staff writer Nena Bolan can be
reached at nenabolan@yahoo~com


whio lo niot comply withi car seat
laws.
Dcputly Wa~tts, school resource
officer, is planning a DUI simnula-
tionr event for teenls on March
7. Th1is will inform and educate
youngl people at Mopre H-aven
.lunior-Senior High School. Plans
include a mock up of a crash
with a simulation of rescue, EMS
and law enforcement emergency
response. There may be testimo-
nials from those who caused ac-
cidents, and other demonstration
equipment from different agen-
cies and counties. There will be
BBQ, hot dogs, chips and drinks.
Those wishing to help can call
Igeputy Watts at (863) 946-0 OT
Sgt. Hill requested that F .
look at reducing the speed limit
by the entrances of two corree-
tional facilities located on S.R. 78
on the west end of Moore Haven.
The driveways to the facilities are
opposite each other and the num-
ber of vehicles has increased. The
current speed limit is 60 miles per
hour, and she recommended it
be lowered to 45 miles per hour.
starr writer Nena Bolan can be
reached at nenabolan@yahoo~com


The accident prone intersection of U.S 27 and S.R 29na th
recent fatality was addressed at the community traffic safety
meeting Feb. 7. The team invites residents and agency rep-
resentatives to attend the monthly meetings held on the first
Thursday. They meet at the Glades County public library.


thestand rs set forth by tshe hsd
the idea that a building has to be
restored exactly as it was when it
was constructed; it only has to be
replicated to the original intent.
If the Cypress Knee Museum
receives the designation as an
historic site, chances for demoli-
tion are less likely. Presently, the
museum is threatened by demo-
lition, as well as the 1923 bistori-
cal downtown buildings on Main
Street Moore Haven, a once thriv-
ing center of commerce where
locals got their haircuts, banked,
and went to the movies. The
board moved to further the efforts
to attain'a place for the Cypress
Knee Museum on the National
Registry of Historic Sites.
In other actions, President Pe-

in fVnsin domoito th pr
posed ethanol plant in Highlands
County, and the Central Florida
20-60 planning commission that
is proposing a large scale land de-
velopment in both Highlands and
Glades County.
The Ewings were also asked
to monitor water levels in one of
the most pristine waterways in
the state, Fisheating Creek, with
headwaters at Highlands Ham-
mock.
The Board also voted unani-
mously for a resolution, with the
assistance of attorney David Guest
of Earth Justice Society (the origi-
nal attorney who led successfully
a legal team along with Attorney
General Bob Butterworth, to re-
open Fisheating Creek in 1999
when Lykes claimed it was not
a navigable waterway) to file a
lawsuit against the Department
of Environmental Protection and
the Fish an'd Wildlife Commis-
sion to enforce the settlement
Agreement, and South Florida
Water Management to complete
the navigable channel of Fish-
eating Creek through Cowborte
Marsh to Lake Okeechobee. The
group intends to cause an action
that will bring about the compli-
ance with the original settlement
agreement.
Another new adjunct group
to SOC is the Guardians of Tele-
graph Creek (GUTS). Liz Donley,
spoke about the affiliation to as-
sist SOC in their efforts, and their
accomplishment of protecting
Telegraph Creek from develop-
ment as part of the preserved
section on Babcock Ranch.
Additionally, membership
chairman, Helen Dixon an-
nounced that SOC now has a to-
tal of 85 members.


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detail the criteria for registering
the old 1950's Cypress Knee Mu-
seum in Palmdale on the Nation-
al Registry of Historic Sites.
A landmark for more than 60
years in Glades County, the Cy-
press Knee Museum was built by
Tom Gaskins Sr. who lived and
worked on the site across Fish-
eating Creek campground, mak-
ing the famous "turkey-callers"
and unique cypress knee lamps,
clocks, and statutes. Many of the
statues were displayed in the mu-
seum across U.S. 27, on the west
side, along with other Florida rel-
ics.
Mr. Gaskins Sr., his son Tom,
cavd mny diren i na ge o
the raised catwalk high above the
swamp behind the workshop.
Two wooden planks with only
a cable handle led visitors into
a world of natural fragrances,
bird songs and alligator hunting
grounds several feet below. It pro-
vided a close connection with the
natural Everglades and view of
the many statues Gaskins named
for their odd natural shapes.
When the state purchased the
property from Lykes Brothers in
1999, the Gaskins family, who had
lived on the property for more
than sixty years, were evicted
based upon a handshake agree-
ment between Tom Gaskins Sr.
and Charlie Lykes Sr. that was not
acknowledged as a legal agree-
ment. All of the hand-built palm
houses and/workshop were re-
moved to Tasmanian grade near
Venus and are no longer open to
the public. What remains of the
workshop and hand-built struc-
ture is the large "X" on the east
side of U.S. 27.
"Save the Creek," due to the
persistent efforts on behalf of
Harris Friedman has been work-
ing to obtain funds to restore the
museum that is gradually dete-
riorating. However, over the past
two years, funds from the Flor-
ida Historical Society have been
awarded to other state projects.
At the January Board Meet-
ing, SOC voted to pursue funding
again and also to work towards
establishing the museum on the
National *Historic Registry. Ac-
cording to Dearborn, historic
buildings, events, cultural land-
scapes, and people are eligible for
consideration to be placed on the
national registry. A building, not
just because it is old, must meet


speeders. FDOT will be address
ing the issue.
Valerie James, Glades Health
Department, reported that she
had visited child care facilities
to educate parents about unre-
strained child passengers in their
vehicles. She and others had
witnessed that there had been
little improvement over the last
few weeks. Angelica Pena, CTST
chairman, is also a health depart-
mentt official. She asked GCSO
for assistance to observe driverS


2006 and 2007 there had been 27
EMS/rescue responses.
GCSO Sergeant Kim Hill, safe-
ty team vice-chairman, proposed
a re-examination o~f the origi-
nal assessment of the area. Bob
Jones suggested a temporary,
intermediate solution of planting
vegetation to break up the optical
illusion effects of the intersection;
however, it would not be a long
term solution. Donna Minim-i,
friend of the accident victims,
asked for more surveillance of


this will give the judicial system
greater discretion in helping to
put offenders behind bars."
Current es inmates put i-Med -
care fraud as high as $60 billion
dollars a year.
Senator Martinez had also of-
fered the text of today's amend-
ment as a stand-alone bill with
the support of Senators John
Cornyn (R-TX), Lamar Alexan-
der (R-TN), Norm Coleman (R-
MN), and David Vitter (R-LA).


send a message to those bilking
billions from the system that we
won't stand for it and the penal-
ties are going to be severe," Sen.
Mel Martinez said. "This is only
the first step; in the long-run,
we need to reform the oversight
system."
Senator Martinez's effort
would increase the maximum
criminal sentence for Medicare
fraud from five years to ten
years; it would double all civil


fines to $20,000 per claim; and
it would quadruple the criminal
fine to $100,000.
"From $5 million dollar
wheelchairs to phony billing to
provider kickbacks, Medicare
fraud is costing all of us bil-
lions of dollars," said Martinez.
"The current penalties aren't
deterring people and organiza-
tions from taking advantage of
the system, so until we can re-
form the larger oversight issue,


WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sena-
tor Mel Martinez (R-FL) success-
fully passed throu h the Senate a
measure aimed at curbing Medi-
care fraud. Martinez is seeking
to change existing law to double
the penalties currently allowed.
The senator calls it a "first step"
toward ensuring taxpayer dol-
lars have better oversight.
"Medicare fraud is running
rampant across Florida and
across the country. We need to


easier access across a 16-county
region for all the District con-
stituents, including the general
public, elected officials, utilities,
agricultural, environmental and
business organizations.
Quarterly off-site meetings
of the Water Resources Advisory
Commission, the SFWMD's pni-
mary advisory board.
Use of District-owned or
other government-owned (pub-
lic) facilities for off-site meet-
ings, whenever possible.
Preferential use of hotels
that hold "Green Lodging" certi-
fication from the Florida Depart-
ment of Environmental Protec-
tion,
Enhanced use of avail-
able technology, such as "web
casts," to further broaden public
access.
These recommendations are
in line with a Jan. 23, memo
from SFWMD Governing Board
Chairman Eric Buermann ree-
ommending that District staff
review all operational and ad-
ministrative expenses and pro-
vide recommendations to the
Governing Board for increased
efficiencies, expense savings


and resource allocations. (Click
here to view memo)
"While our stringent policies
and procedures already meet th-e
spirit and letter of the law and
serve us well, this additional re-
view may identify other savings
and emphasize to our taxpayers
our commitment to fiscal and
operational discipline," said Mr.
Buermann.
Several times a year, the SF-
WMD sends its monthly Govern-
ing Board meetings out of agen-
cy headquarters in West Palm
Beach and into South Florida's
local communities to bring the
agency's policy-setting forums
to the people and improve ac-
cess for constituents across the
District's 16 county region. Dur-
ing calendar year 2008, off-site
meetings are scheduled Lee
County in June, the Florida Keys
in November and a workshop
day in Highlands County this
spring. A meeting was held in
Miami in January.
Each two-day monthly meet-
ing of the District Governing
Board is comprised of a work-
shop day, where Board mem-
bers hear staff reports, review is-


sues and hear public comment,
and a meeting day, where dis-
cussion and voting takes place,
along with additional public
comment. Monthly voting by
the nine-member Board sets
policies for the entire agency,
with actions pertaining to water
permits and orders, rulemak-
ing, environmental restoration
projects, flood protection, land
ac uisition and management
budgetary items and other tp-
ies.
Each of the District's nine
Governing Board members is
appointed by Florida's governor
to a four-year term and serves
on the Board without pay. Travel
and expenses while on agency
business are covered by the Dis-
trict, at the same mileage and
per diem rates as agency em
ployees. Hours spent attending
meetings, speaking with stake-
holders and District staff and re-
searching comp ex water man-
agement issues are vo untary.
For more information on the
District's meetings and 2008 cal-
endar, visit www.sfwmd.gov


WEST PALM BEACH The
Audit and Finance Commit-
tee of the South Florida Water
Management District (SFWMD)
approved a revised policy for
off-site meetings that will help
the agency "tighten its belt" and
optimize fiscal resources as a
part of a comprehensive effort
to increase efficiency and direct
Savings to environmental res-
toration and other District pri-
orities. The revised policy will
guide procedures for Governing
Board and Advisory Commis-
sion off-site meetings, uphold-
ing .a commitment to public
involvement, accessibility and
open government as well as
prudent and conservative use of
taxpayer resources.
The policy will take effect
pending approval by the SFW-
MD Governing Board during its
Feb. 14, meeting at West Palm
Beach headquarters.
Recommended procedures
include:
Continuation of a com-
mitment by the South Florida
Water Management District to
bring policy-making meetings
to local communities, providing


like second graders again, and
they howled along with him.
Recently, Mr. Crider was given
the Mother Earth and Fellow Man
award at the Florida Folk Festival
in White Springs. Learn more
about the songwriter at www.an-
hin ai a rte Nena Bolan can be
reached at nenabolan@yahoo.com


1st Bee College Honey Show
which will be judged by a deco-
rated, world-class Welsh honey
judge. There will be 13 show
classes that include several types
of honey, mead, candles, bee-re-
lated art, photography, and bee-
keeping gadgets. Awards will be
given to winners in each class.
For more information about
the Bee College Master Bee-
keeper Program, or Honey Show
visit the UF HoneyBee Lab web-
site at http://entnemdept.ifas.
ufl.edu/honeybee.


GAINESVILLE Members of
the UF Honey Bee Research and
Extension Lab have organized a
first-of-its-kind event featuring
the Ist Annual Bee College and
Honey Show and the start of the
University of Florida Master Bee-
keeper Program, both to be held
at the Mid-Florida Research and
Education Center in Apopka on
March 13-15.
The Master Beekeeper Pro-
gram is designed to enhance
beekeeper education and re-
quires that participants complete
written and practical examina-
tions and fulfill public service
credits. The program consists of


four levels of advancement fr~om
apprentice beekeeper to master
craftsman beekeeper. Examina-
tion and training for the appren-
tice level will be held on March
13.
The Bee College is a two-
day event featuring two educa-
tional tracks, one for beginners
and another for experienced
beekeepers. Both tracks con-
sist of workshops and lectures
presented' by nationally-recog-
nized experts and sought-after
speakers such as Dr. Jim Tew
and Dennis vanEnglesdorp. This
program promises to be useful
to beekeepers, pest control op-


erators, master gardeners, coun-
ty agents, and anyone interested
in honey bees. The beginner's
track has been designed to
teach people with limited/no
bee knowledge how to keep
bees; beginner classes include
bee biology, rules for keeping
bees in Florida, and clipping/
marking queens. Experienced
track classes include the latest
information on CCD, fundamen-
tals of pollination ecology, and
how to diagnose bee diseases in
one's own colonies (using mi-
croscopes).
All Bee College students are
encouraged to participate in the


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state's constitutional amendment
restricts ad valorem revenue. This
will have a negative budget im-
pact of approximately $532,232
for 2008-2009. The amendment
was approved by voters in Glades
County by an approximate ratio
of 70-to-30.
The Florida legislature may
delay impact assistance funding


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jured when a semi-truck ran a red
light. It struck their vehicle at the
intersection of U.S. 27 and S.R. 29.
This junction in Glades County,
known for its traffic mishaps, has
been debated anld studliedl. A re
design of the traffic site has been
suggested by local officials and l
residents. A traffic signal light was
placed at the junction rather than
re-designing the physical site.
alloM many fatalities wol eble
correct it?" said Joe Flint, Glades
County clerk of courts.
FDOT had several departments
present atath meeting Thes ei
Access Management, and two
engineering groups. The FDOT
officials listened to local officials
and residents.
Bob Jones, public safety direc-
tor, said within the last two years
EMS/Rescue has documented
two fatalities at the crash prone
intersection. Bob Jones attributed
some of the hazard to a possible
optical illusion, that may deceive
motorists into a false perception
of traffic route and speed. Later,
Mr. Jones explained that within


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in the library audience when he
sang on Feb. 13. He encouraged
them to sing out loud with a red
wolf 's refrain, and howl. They
were pleased to be able to feel


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