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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: March 26, 2009
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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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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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Glades at a
Glance

Easter Sunrise
Service
Palmdale Baptist Church
will be having their Easter Sun-
rise Service on Easter Sunday at
7 a.m. Breakfast will be served
following the service. Everyone
is welcome to join us in cel-
ebrating our Savior's Resurrec-
tion. Palmdale Baptist Church
is located on 510 Seminole Ave.
NW Palmdale, FL 33944.

Egg Hunt
Palmdale Baptist Church will
have a Youth Easter Egg Hunt
on April 11 at 4 p.m. There will
be food, prizes and the Easter
Story will be read. Don't forget
your baskets. Children under
five need to have a chaperone.
Come join the FUN!

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

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School ......... . . 9
Obits ........ . . . 2
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Moore Haven, Fla. Thursday, March 26,2009 Volume 83, Number 33


Boaters travel east through Lake Hicpochee on their way to Moore Haven.


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Terriers win



Tri-Meet


Girls finish third,
behind Clewiston
and Okeechobee
By Naji Tobias
INI Florida
MOORE HAVEN Make it
four in a row for the Terrier
boys.
After cruising to yet another
victory last week at the Moore
Haven Tri-Meet, the program
seems to be hitting on all cyl-
inders.
Fred Hall, who finished sec-
ond in the triple jump (38-2)
and was the third leg of Moore
Haven's winning 4 x 400 relay


team (3:38), credits his head
coach, Steve Petti, for the fast
start thus far.
"Coach Petti gets you right,
he pushes you to a point where
you can't slide," Hall said.
"Slacking is not tolerated
with our coach."
Keivon Bell, who won both
the triple jump (40-6) and the
200 meter race (22.67 seconds),
made some bold predictions in
relation to this track season.
"From the St. John Neu-
mann meet (which they won),
everything's been a lot smooth-
er for us," Bell said.
"You could tell our team
chemistry is way better than
See Tri-Meet Page 12


Democrat



plans changes



to format


'. Independent Newspapers,
L H i publishers of the Glades Coun-
ty Democrat, plans to convert
the size of its six community
newspapers from the tradition
at broadsheet format to a new
"compact" format.
Readers will see the change
in format beginning with next
week's editions.
INI/Nena Bolan The biggest change, said
Lake Hicpochee is a local favorite with families in eastern Glades County. Tom Byrd, the company's vice





Officials look at South Bay site


Informative
discussion held in
the Glades
By Nina G. Wills
Special to INI
The Port of Palm announced it
is moving forward to establish a
3,500-acre Inland Logistics Cen-
ter (ILC) in the southern Lake
Okeechobee region at a com-
munity meeting in South Bay on
Fri. March 20.
The industrial and com-
mercial center would include
warehouses and would serve


as a distribution hub for cargo.
According to Port authorities,
the center would also create
thousands of jobs for residents
- a welcomed reprieve from the
area's economic decline. Over
100 people attended the forum
including city leaders and com-
missioners from Belle Glade, Pa-
hokee, and South Bay.
"We are planning for the fu-
ture growth of western Palm
Beach County. We have many
voices, but my hope is that we
will walk out of here with one
message, one voice. We know
that we need that port in our
communities. We know that the


job market is very bleak right
now," said Shirley Walker-Turn-
er, mayor of South Bay.
Edward Oppel, chairman of
the Port of Palm Beach District
Board of Commissioners, ex-
plained that this would be the
first of many informative ex-
changes of dialogue between
the Port and the community.
"It's all about jobs and eco-
nomic development for the Lake
region. That's all we're about.
It's not a port project; it's a job's
project. It's a one stop-shop that
we think will provide a lot of
the economic solutions for this
area," Oppel said.


By 2015, there will be a de-
mand for 40-80 million square
feet of additional distribution
space in South Florida alone,
according to a Martin and Asso-
ciates Market Assessment Analy-
sis. The feasibility study deter-
mined that 1 million square feet
of space employs approximately
300-900 individuals depending
upon the level of automation of
the center.
Those in attendance gasped
when Manuel Almira, execu-
tive director of the Port of Palm
Beach, explained that if the
inland logistics complex is 40
million square feet and has 500


president of operations, will be
in the size of the page.
"The width of the page re-
mains relatively the same, but
the height of the page will be
reduced from 22 inches to 12
inches," said Mr. Byrd.
The new format is meant to
appeal to readers and advertis-
ers, in addition to being more
efficient and environmentally
See Changes Page 12




for port
employees per 1 million square
feet there would be 20,000 new
jobs created for this area. This
number does not include pos-
sible jobs that are indirectly as-
sociated with the complex, such
as restaurants.
On May 1, the Port of Palm
Beach will be accepting requests
for qualifications from business-
es or parties interested in selling
their land for the site location. By
Aug. 1, the Port will have select-
ed site location finalists and will
extend invitations to negotiate.
Also, the Port wants to develop
See Port Page 12


Graceful raptors return


Please report
sightings of
swallow tailed kites
By Nena Bolan
Glades County Democrat

GLADES COUNTY -- The
largest known gathering of
swallow tailed kites in North
America occurs in Glades
County at the Fisheating Creek
Wildlife Mangagement Area,
according to a 2007 Florida
Wildlife Commission report.
These acrobatic birds of prey
weigh about 15 ounces, yet


have a wingspan of four feet.
They are a well-loved species,
and local residents are proud to
claim them as neighbors.
March signals the return
of swallow tailed kites to
the southwest bank of Lake
Okeechoee. So far, no sightings
have been reported and that has
gotten the attention of Margaret
England, secretary for Hendry-
1 i 11.- i i aren't
being reported in Glades Coun-
ty, which is the largest staging
area in the United States," she
said.
Ms. England has volun-
teered her birding expertise
at Storm Treatment Area 5 in


Hendry County, which attracts
bird watching visitors and eco-
tourists. She has also contribut-
ed to the Big 0 Birding Festivals
which feature bird life in Glades
and Hendry Counties.
The southeastern states are
a summer breeding ground
for the kites. Before 1940, they
were found in 21 states; but
now they are only seen in sev-
en states. Sometimes as many
as 2,000 or more may share
communal nesting sites in the
Fisheating Creek area. The rap-
tors favor the Glades County
landscape, which includes
their preference for large trees
See Raptors Page 12


submitted by Larry Frogge
Larry Frogge, wildlife photographer, kindly shares his spec-
tacular photos of swallow tailed kites. The graceful raptors
are a local favorite in Glades County. Residents can watch
them soar for hours.


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McDaniel-Yates


Sutton birth


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Submitted photo
Kathryn McDaniel and Donnie Ray Yates will be joined in
marriage on Feb. 13, 2010.


David and Kathy McDaniel
of Clewiston are proud to an-
nounce the engagement of their
daughter, Kathryn McDaniel to
Donnie Ray Yates of Okeecho-
bee.
The prospective groom is the
son of Donnie and Donna Yates
and stepmother, Cathy Yates of
Okeechobee.
The wedding is planned for
Feb. 13, 2010 at McDaniel Ranch
in Clewiston.


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Annette Marie
Andrews Jaber, 26
MADISONVILLE, Tenn. Annette
Marie Andrews Jaber, of Madison-
ville, passed away Wednesday,
March 18, 2009, in Fort Sanders Re-
gional Medical Center, Knoxville.
She was 26.
She is survived by a hti ,--
la Marie Jaber; pare'., I- i..
Layne and Brenda Andrews of Madi-
sonville; Pearline and Alvaro (Papi)
Verela of Metarie, La., grandmoth-
ers, Dorothy Andrews of Clewiston,
Fla., and Jeanette Andrews of Chaun


The bride to be is a 2004
graduate of Clewiston High
School.
She (c, ,,1 i i ,n i.1 at-
tending 1 i r,, -1 I ,,,i I ,,ver-
sity with a major in education.
The groom is a 2002 gradu-
ate of Okeechobee High School
and is employed as a supervisor
with H&H LSD.
After the wedding, the cou-
ple will make their home in
Okeechobee.


vin, La.; half brother, Nicolas Verela
of Metarie, La.; step-sisters, Sabrina
Pitts of Madisonville, Aujulissa Vere-
la; step-brother, Alvaro Verela IlI,
both of Metare, La.; several aunts,
uncles, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by
grandfather, Clyo Andrews Sr.; and
uncle, David Clyo Andrews Jr.
Funeral services were Sunday,
March 22, 2009, in Biereley-Hale
Chapel. The Rev. Murice Watson of
ficiated. Burial was in Haven Hill Me-
morial Gardens.
Ray Earnest Lee, 77
CLEWISTON Ray Earnest Lee,
of Clewiston, passed away March
21, 2009, in Clewiston. He was 77.
He was born April 22, 1931, in
West Palm Beach, the son of the late
Clarence Melvin and the late Hilda
Anna (Wilder) Lee of Lake Harbor.


Submitted photo
Riley Reece Sutton was born Jan. 26, 2009 in Fort My-
ers.


Shane and Katrina Sutton of
Clewiston, Fla. are proud to an-
nounce the birth of their daugh-
ter, Riley Reece Sutton.
She was born on January 26,
2009 at Healthpark in Fort My-
ers, Fla.
She weighed 7 pounds 8
ounces and was 20 inches long
at birth.


Riley was welcomed home
by Kalei and Landon Sutton.
Maternal grandparents are
Jerry and Heather Worth of
Clewiston, Fla.
Paternal grandparents are
Steve and Kim Abowd of Clewis-
ton, Fla.
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He was a graduate of Belle Glade
High School.
He served during Korean Conflict
in the Navy. He was a graduate and
master barber from the Florida Bar-
ber College. He was a Barber-Ranch-
er, owning and operating Ray's
Barber Shop until retirement in
2001.
He was a member of First United
Methodist Church-Clewiston, Hend-
ry County Cattleman's Assn., and the
American Legion.
Survivors include his wife, Mary
Lois (Hawkins) Lee; sons, Joe Ray
Lee of Clewiston, John Michael Lee
(Alicia) of Moore Haven; daughter,
Kathryn Caulkins (Jeff) of Clewiston;
brother, Robert C. Lee(Elaine) of
Hollywood; sisters, Betty J. Lee of
Clewiston, Wanda Lee of Watkins-
ville, Ga.; grandchildren, Trevor
Caulkins of Starkville, Miss., Kamryn


Caulkins of Orlando, Brandon Caul-
kins of Clewiston, Alaina Lee and
Austin Lee both of Moore Haven.
Funeral services were held 11 a.m.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at First
United Methodist Church, Clewiston
with Pastor John Hicks officiating.
Interment followed in Ridgelawn Ce-
metery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can
be made to Hope Hospice, 9470
HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL
33908 or Florida United Methodist
Children's Home, P.O. Box 6299,
Deltona, FL 32728.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Fu-
neral Home-Clewiston.


Glades County Youth Livestock Sale Results


The Exhibitor's hard work
paid off as their livestock were
auctioned off to the highest bid-
ders by auctioneer Brian Trimble.
The Sale total was $155,138.50.
All of the exhibitors, and Glades
County Youth Livestock would
like to thank all the buyers. Listed
below are the sale results;
Exhibitor's name, buyer, and
price per pound are as follows:
Steers
1. Austin Lee, Glades Electric
Cooperative, Inc., $5
2. Warner Ward, Wright Con-
struction Group, $$4.25
3. Kendra Murphy, Wolf Island,
Inc., $3
4. Jake Griffin, Griffin Electric
& Air Conditioning, $3
5. Caitlyn Morris, Farm Credit
of Southwest Florida, $2
6. Sarah Thomas, Quality Elec-
tric, $2
7. Brooks Bass, Wolf Island,
Inc., $2
8. Kristen Bembry, First Bank
of Clewiston, $1.75
9. Amy Perry, Everglades Farm
Equipment & Palmdale Oil Co.,
$3.25
10. Dustin Chapman, Okeecho-
bee Livestock Market, $$2.50
11. Ryan Story, Brighton Coun-
cil, $2.75
12. Hunter Ward, Seminole
Tribe Richard Bowers, President,
$2
13. Easton Moss, Seminole
Tribe Brighton Board, $3
14. Brittany Driggers, U Save
Super Market, $2
15. Melany Williams, Seminole
Tribe Brighton Board, $1.75
16. Macy Randolph, Seminole
Tribe Brighton Council, $2
17. Alaina Lee, United States
S. .. L I i Wright Con-
struction Group, $$2.50
19. Sara Teele, Seminole Tribe
Richard Bowers, President, $2.25
20. Alexis Story, Seminole
Tribe Brighton Council, $2
21. Dustin Thomas, Seminole
Tribe Brighton Board & Thomas
Wood & Block, $2
***Goolades Electric Coopera-
tive raised all steers to $$2.50 per
pound.
Dairy
22. Jesse Espinosa, Espinosa
LandC ..... .
23. I 1 11 .i, Jack &
Janice Lundy, $$2.50


24. Kelsey Ahern, Ahern Weld-
ing Service, $$3.75
25. Megan Whitehead, Gilbert
Chevrolet, $3
26. Noah Johnson, Everglades
Farm Equipment, $2
27. Conner Morris, Ahern's BP
Shop, $2.25
28. Chloe Ahern, Ahern Weld-
ing Service, $$3.75
29. Jennifer Arnold, Wolf Is-
land, Inc., $2.75
30. Destiny Everett, Perry
Farms, $2.75
31. Blane Hough, Seacoast Na-
tional Bank, $3
32. Hannah Smith, Gilbert
Chevrolet, $3
34. Jessica Smith, Palmdale Oil
Co, $$2.50
35. Brantley Woodward, Ever-
glades Farm Equipment, $2.25
36. Olivia Everett, Ahern's BP
Shop, $2.25
37. Devyn Arnold, U Save Su-
per Market, $3
38. Matthew Smith, Johnson &
Prewitt, $2.75
39. Skye Schlueter, Hendry
Glades Sunday News, $3.25
40. Ashanti Shepherd, Wolf Is-
land, Inc., $$4.25
41. Savanna Schlueter, Sea-
coast National Bank, $$3.75
42. Shyla Hough, Gilbert Chev-
rolet, $3
43. Shelby Schlueter, U Save
Super Market, $2.75
44. Rylee Palladino, Quality
Electric, $$3.75
***Glades Electric Cooperative
raised all dairy to $3 per pound

Swine
45. Seth Garvey, Seminole
Tribe Brighton Council, $7.75
46. Samantha Barnes, Sunset
Harvesting, $7.50
47. Joey Sanders, Eli's Western
Wear, Inc., $2.50
48. Tom Perry, Helena Chemi-
cal Co., $3
49. Kate Perry, First Bank of
Clewiston, $3
50. Katie Cline, Seminole Tribe
Brighton Council, $3
51. Megan Platt, Holly Johns,
$3.25
52. Charles Knight Srminole
Tribe Brighton i. ...... I "
53. Kellie Taylor, Roger & Su-
san Williams, $2.50
54. Eric Bryan, Johnson & Pre-
witt, $3
55. ;.,.i r;,,. iaff, Semi-
nole Tl, .. .., L Ii.-.,, & Tampa


Board, $3.50
56. Tanner Mathis, Glades
County Detention Center, $4
57. Alisha Beck, Grid One Elec-
tric, $3.75
58. Kyle Hubbard, Gilbert
Chevrolet, $3
59. Cale Rives, Caloosa Trans-
port, $6.25
60. Emily Navarro, Seminole
Tribe Richard Bowers, President,
$3.75
61. Titus Johnson, Farm Credit
of Southwest Florida, $3
62. Susan Mathis, Tommy &
Dena Todd, $4.25
63. Lacy Cline, Greg Collier &
Carl Perry, $4.25
64. Ryan Hubbard, Jones Fam-
ily from Brighton Indian Reserva-
tion, 3.25
65. Payton Woodward, Ogle-
tree Enterprises & Farnam Family,
$4.50
66. Chelsea Williams, U Save
Super Market, $3.50
67. Kelby Kirtland, Tommy &
Katherine Bronson, $3
68. Shelbi Brown, Marki Rodeo
& Brigthon Board, $4
69. Lindsey Swaford, Teddy &
Nancy McCall, $10.75
70. Reygen Livingood, Ahern
Welding Service, $3.50
71. Emmanuel Ibietatorremen-
dia, Sugarland Harvesting, $4.75
72. Cade Hamil, Palmdale Oil
Co., $3.25
73. Cole Hamil, United States
Sugar Corp., $3
74. Ethan Taylor, Irene's Laun-
dry of Moore Haven, $4
75. Gary Beck, Quality Air Con-
ditioning, $3.75
76. Matthew Shearer, United
States Sugar Corp., $3.50
77. Dray Adkins Ward, 3 A W
Welding, $4.25
78. Samantha Shearer, Perfor-
mance Napa, $4.75
79. Cheyenne Seiler, Seminole
Land Surveying, $4.75
80. Jacob Seiler, Helena Chem-
ical Co., $4
81. Savannah Devine, Semi-
nole Tribe Brighton Board, $4.75
82. Rebecca Langdale, Skyler
Burke & Connie Haught, $4.25
83. Wyatt Ward, Hilliard Broth-
ers, Inc., $5.50
84. Derek Sexton, Seminole
Land Surveying, $4.75
85. FFA Chapter, Ahern's BP
Shop, Glades County Youth Live-
stock, $10
Olde Cypress Community
Bank & Double H Construction


86. 4-H Chapter, Teddy & Nan-
cy McCall, $10
***Glades Electric Coopera-
tive raised all swine to $$3.50 per
pound.
Original Buyer/Donated to/
Then Purchased by: Price/lb.
87. Glades Electric Coopera-
tive, Inc./ Project Graduation, Car-
rie Kilpatrick, $1.25
88. Quality Electric/ Amy Lun-
dy Memorial Scholarship, Donnie
Lundy, Mike Pressley & John Ah-
ern, $1.75
89. Wright Contruction/ Amy
Lundy Memorial Scholarship,
Glades Utility Service, $5
90. Ahern Welding Service/
MHES Safety Patrol 09/10, All Sea-
sons Welding, $1
91. Ahern Welding Service/
MHES Safety Patrol 09/10, Ahern's
BP Shop, $2.50
92. Tommy & Dena Todd/West
Glades Elementary School, PV
Ranch, $2.25
93. Ahern Welding/Amy Lundy
Memorial Scholarship, Hilliard
Brothers, Inc. & Johnson & Pre-
witt, $4
95. United States Sugar Corp./
4-H Chapter, Humphries Con-
struction, $1.25
97. 3 AW Welding/FFA Chap-
ter, Seminole Tribe Brighton
Board, $1.25
98. Helena Chemical/Amy
Lundy Memorial Scholarship,
Seminole Tribe Brighton Board,
$1.25
99. Skyler Burke & Connie
Haught/Amy Lundy Mem.Schol-
ar., Jackie & Dwayne Pollard,
$1.25
101. Glades Utility Service/
Glades Youth Livestock, Kilpatrick
Ranch, $1
102. Glades County Detention
Center /4-H & FFA, Jones Family
Brighton Indian Reserv./Seminole
Tribe Brighton Board, $1.25
103. GCYL,Olde Cypress Com-
munity Bank, Ahern's BP & Gar-
rett Swaford, $1
Double H Construction/4-H
Chapter
104. Helena Chemical/4-H
Chapter, Seminole Tribe Brighton
Board, $1.25
Glades County Youth Livestock
would like to thank all exhibitors,
parents and other volunteers for
making the 2009 Glades County
Youth Livestock Show and Sale a
success!


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Thursday, March 26, 2009







Arrest Report


This column lists arrests, not Eric Hunter, 31
convictions, unless otherwise *Clewiston
stated. Anyone who is listed here, ......
and who is later found not guilty, '* i- ,,,,-
or has the charges against them *Distribution of
dropped, is welcome to inform cocaine schedule II
the newspaper. We will confirm Arrested March 13
the information and print it.. by Deputy J. Walker
Also arrested by inv.
Daley on separate
Sdate

Joseph Cooksey, Jr., 39 Kenneth R. McKenzie, 24

*Clewiston Clewiston
*Aggravated battery *Carrying a
cause bodily harm concealed weapon -
or disability firearm
Arrested March 16 Arrested March 22
S ..... ,. i c.i.j,. ^Arrested by Deputy
:,I >J. Perez


Vancancio Gomez, 26 Jeffrey W. Hall, 41


*Clewiston
*Battery- results


Luis Perez, 19

i Aggravated
assault with a
deadly weapon
without intent to kill
SBattery causing
bodily harm



Carlos Alvarado, 28

HClewiston
Battery results
A,, d, h,1.1 rh,.,,,,,'
Arrested March 22



Deliha Logan, 30

Belle Glade






Harry Salter, 19
*RAII Glade
: ery with a
S ,'in a
...... led weapon
dMarch 19
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John Sandlin, 44

Belle Glade
Larceny theft is
$300 or more but
less than $5,000
Arrested March 17
Bond has been set



Minnie Clayton, 52


*Belle Glade
* Family offense
- interfere with
custody of minor
Arr.-tr- rl-m-h 19
I:..i., nrl,, n g19


*Clewiston
*VOP: felony or
community control
Arrested March 14
Arrested by Deputy
J. Hunt


Manuel Gonzalez, 42


S*Clewiston
*VOP felony or
community control
Arrested March 16
Arrested by Deputy
C. Buchhofer


Carlos Ruiz, 35

Belle Glade
Burglary -
unoccupied
conveyance
unarmed
Arrested March 22
Bond has been set
to $3,000


Hector Paloblanco, 19

* Clewiston
SBattery felony
battery result from
bodily harm or
disability
Arrested March 19
Arrested by Deputy
L. Riordan


Jose Galindo, 19






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Gustavo Nunez, 15


*Clewiston High
Clewiston High
School
Arrested March 18
Arrested by Deputy
R. Wmgate

Melissa Gilkes, 30

i *Clewiston
*Warrant with FTA'
felony offense
Arrested March 18
Arrested by Deputy
T Hessler


Charles Christler, 18
SBelle Glade
officer, firefighter,
emt, etc
SResist officer with
violence
Arrested March 17
Released March 18
on $10,500 bond


Erik Hernandez, 30 Gregory Waldon, 23

BBelel|e*Belle Glade
*Belle Glade | Violation
*Traffic offense of probation
SD possreleasion of
Arrested March 10 schedule substance
Released March 19 No bond set for
release


Irma Hernandez, 50

C *Belle Glade

DUleatchohol or
Arrested March 22
Released March 22


Latina Hunter, 33
.*BelleGlade


without great harm
Arrested March 21
Released March 22
on $9,000 bond

Pablo Varela, 37





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James Samuels, 20
Belle Glade
firearm
*Robbery with a
-Resist officer flee
elude LEO with
lights siren active
Arrested March 19
Bond has been set
for $5,500

Little Mack Williams, 29

SBelle Glade
Battery felony
battery or domestic
battery by
strangulation
Arrested March 22
Rca No bond set


Richard Charlemond, 20

* Belle Glade
Violation of
p robation: Burglary
of an unoccupied
structure
Arrested March 18
No bond has been
set


Ruperto Martinez, 51 Troy Kornya, 18 Aguelar Silvia, 33

*i.i- ,i ,, Out of county *Belle Glade
D,,. ,4,, ,,,,,. warrant lewd
.".."'. or lascivious w-Traffic offense
*Belle Glade
.... ,I ,,, h. | molestation DUI
S,,, Arrested March 19 Arrested March 19
Released March 19 Released March 19
on $25,000 bond 0


Emmanuel Lamar, 19


SBattery felony
battery or domestic
battery by
strangulation
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Tyrone Hickman, 43
| Pahokee
n *Possession of
manluana with
intent to sell,
manufacture or
deliver schedule I
Arrested March 20
Released March 23
on $1,500 bond


Nathaniel Washington, 18 Tanzarneka Williams, 28
Pahokee
P300 or more butP
less than $5,000 -Larceny theft is
tBurglary d$300 or more but

Arrested March 19 Released March 18
u nocunpme d Arrested M arch 17
Released March 20 on $3,000 bond
Son $3,000 bond


Curtis Johnson, 44
*Pahokee

*Possession of
cocaine
*Possession of
narcotic equipment
Arrested March 21
Bond set to $3,000


Dominic Jackson, 34
SSouth Bay
-Smuggle
contraband into
prison cellular
phone, portable
communication
device
Arrested March 21
1 Bond set for $3,000


Crime Stoppers
The Palm Beach County
Sheriff's Office is seeking assis-
tance from the public in locating
the following wanted fugitive as
of March 19.
Clennon Everett, age 34, is
a black male with black hair
and brown eyes. He is 5 feet, 6
inches tall and weighs approxi
mately 200 pounds. He has tat-
toos on both shoulders.
His last known address is
S.W 11th St. in Belle Glade and
last occupation known is a La
borer.
Everett is wanted on felony
charges violation of probation:
kidnapping.
Anyone with information on Submitted photo
the whereabouts of this wanted Clennon Everett.
fugitive is asked to contact the
Crime Stoppers at 1 800-458- TIPS (8477) or online at www.
crimestopperspbc.com.
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Seminole Heritage Day
Members of the Seminole Tribe participated in the
Okeechobee County Fair's Seminole Heritage Day recent-
ly at the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center.


Coming soon: A new


By Tom Byrd
Nothing is permanent except
change.
That statement is true more so
today than ever before. We live
in a changing world. We're all
struggling to come to grips with
a changing economy. Citizens are
adapting to new technology that
could change our lives for the bet-
ter.
The newspaper you're hold-
ing in your hands is also making
a change. It's a major change for
us, but one we're confident will
be positive for our readers and
advertisers.
Beginning with next week's
edition, your Glades County Dem-
ocrat may appear just a little bit
different to you.
We will begin publishing our
newspapers in the new, modern
"compact" format vs. the tradi-
tional "broadsheet" format.
It marks the first major format
change in many years for the
company and reflects a design
that studies have shown is pre-
ferred by readers and advertisers
alike.
But no matter how you look at
it, it's still your hometown news-
paper!
The most noticeable differ-
ence, of course, is the size of the
product. The new "compact" is
smaller but don't let its size fool
you. The new "compact" offers


tremendous advantages over the
broadsheet and more and more
newspaper companies are start-
ing to take notice:
The new size provides great-
er convenience to readers. It's
easier to hold, easier to read.
The new format allows us
greater flexibility when it comes
to packaging and design. We're
confident you'll like the way con-
tent and features are organized
and presented in next week's edi-
tion.
Most important, the new
compact will allow us to expand
the use of color throughout the
publication. With the new for-
mat, you'll see much more color.
The pages will be more exciting
and the photographs will be more
vibrant.
We're also confident the new
format will be attractive to our
advertisers. We recognize times
are tough and many businesses
are struggling to survive. We are
constantly in search of ways to
improve our products and pro-
vide advertisers with an effective
and cost-affordable way to reach
consumers in their market. We
think the new format gives our
advertisers more "bang for their
buck!"
The new compacts provide
greater impact for advertisers.
Again studies have shown that
readers tend to recall and react


United Way announces


their final push towards


making goal


submitted by Larry Frogge

Swallow tailed kite
The swallow tailed kite is easy to identify with its scissor
shaped tail and contrasting white and black plumage. Lo-
cal experts ask for residents and visitors to report sight-
ings of these slender hawks.

Local Weather Forecast
Weather Forecast for Glades County from the National Weather
Service.
Moore Haven and surrounding areas:
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind be-
tween 6 and 13 mph.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast
wind around 6 mph.

Extended Forecast:
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind around
6 mph.
Friday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with
a low around 67. South wind around 6 mph.
Saturday: A 10 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a
high near 87. South wind between 7 and 10 mph.
Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy,
with a low around 65.
Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a
high near 84.
Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy,
with a low around 63.
Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a
high near 85.




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Our Purpose...
The Glades County Democrat is published by Independent Newspapers of
Florida. Independent is owned by a unique trust that enables this newspa-
per to pursue a mission of journalistic service to the citizens of the commu-
nity. Since no dividends are paid, the company is able to thrive on profit
margins below industry standards. All after-tax surpluses are reinvested in
Independent's mission of journalistic service, commitment to the ideals of
the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, and support of the comm-
munity's deliberation of public issues.


We Pledg..
Tb operate this newspaper as a public trust.
To help our community become a better
place to he and work, t ugh our dedication
to conscienoious journalism,
* To provide the information citizens need to
make their own intelligent decsons about
public issues.
* To report the news with honesty, accuracy,
objectivity, fearlessness and compassion.
* use our opinion pages to facilitate
community debate, not to dominate it with
our own opinions,
Tb d o ou own conflicts on f isofterest or
potential conflicts to o0r readers.
* To correct our errors and to ve each correction
to the prominence it deserves.
* To provide a night to reply to those we write
bout
ST treat people with courtesy, respect and
compisslon.


Editorial:
Editor: Joe Zarago
Reporter. Nena Bolan
Reporter. Nafi Tbia
News Clerk. Ashley Srnmith

AdveriinWg
Advertsng Diretor Judy Kaste
Natind Acounts Joy Parrsh
Advertising Manager' Brenda Taylor
Advertising Servces: Melsa Agee

Independent Newpapers, Inc.
Cheana Joe Smyth
President: Ed Dulin
Vice President of Florida Operations Tom Byrd
Executive Editor Katrna Elsken

Member ofa :

Florida Press
Assoniatilon


Labelle, Fla. The goal for the

and early results show the cam-
paign is short of the goal. Current
contributions total $168,000, or
about 85% of the goal.
"I would like to thank the gen-
erous organizations and individu-
als who h-,-- -,ir: a -ntributed
to the '*".. ,. '- .. i Michael
Talaga, United Way Campaign
Chair and Senior Vice-President,
Human Resources and Informa-
tion Technology for Alico, Inc.
"But we are short of our goal at
a time when our 34 local United
,,I I I t ,, ,,, ,
residents of Hendry and Glades
Counties receive the services they
need when so many people are in
great need."
Julie Osterhout, chair of the
"Giving Rocks" event to take
place April 18th in LaBelle, add-
ed, "Giving Rocks is our big fund-
raising event for the United Way
campaign in Hendry and Glades
Counties. The event is a very im-
portant part or holpin', us reach
the $194,000 -.. .1 1 added,
"This year the event should be
better than ever. We will have a
fun auction, raffle, antique car
show as well as entertainment
and excellent food. It will be at
the Barron House in LaBelle. "
For more information about
attending the event, or to become
a sponsor or volunteer, please
contact either Julie Osterhout or
Arlene Bettencourt at 863-675-
8383.
A local network of thirty-four


agencies and programs will re-
ceive funds from the 2008-2009
United Way of Hendry & Glades
fundraising campaign. These
agencies include: The Salvation
Army, the Children's Advocacy
Center, Child Care of Southwest
Florida, Healthy Families and
many others. This network serves
a diverse range of needs nurtur-
ing children and youth, strength-
ening families, meeting critical
needs such as helping the elderly
and disabled live independently,
and empowering communities
by bringing health and human
services to neighborhoods. The
network of United Way agen-
cies helped over 21,000 people in
Hendry and Glades Counties last
year.
Extensive volunteer involve-
ment allows the United Way to
keep fundraising costs extremely
low, and community volunteers
evaluate agency performance
and thoroughly study agency
budgets and programs to make
sure United Way dollars are spent
efficiently and with impact. All
money raised through the United
Way of Hendry and Glades Coun-
ties campaign remains in the
Hendry and Glades area aiding
members of the community who
really need the help.
In addition to raising funds
for human service organizations
in our community, the United
Way promotes partnerships and
collaborations among agencies,
helping them to work together
focusing on issues and solutions
that continue to improve lives.


Clubs and organizations

Volunteers needed Free bread provided
CREW is still helping Hendry Free Bread provided by the
and Glades c"nt" rodents re- fine folks at the New Hope
cover from ii ....... Wilma, Baptist Church located at 1050
Tropical Storm Ernesto and Tropi- Yaun Road in Moore Haven.
cal Storm Faye.
We need skill volunteers to do This will be every Tuesday from
home repairs. 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and every Sat-
Material donations are also urday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or
needed. Call Renee at 863-983- when the bread is gone. Hard to
2390 to volunteer, believe, but the bread is free!

General News and Information


Free services
help elders
Center for Independent Liv-
ing will be doing outreach on a
regular basis at the Moore Ha-
ven, Clewiston, and LaBelle sites
between the hours of noon until
2:30 p.m.
You can contact Tera or Linda
at the Center for Independent Liv-
ing at 941-766-8333 in Charlotte
County to find out the days that
they will be available in those ar-
eas.

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Free Speech Free Ads


look to an

- to advertisements in compacts
at a greater rate than they do in
traditional broadsheets.
The No. I complaint from our
local advertisers over the years in-
volved "ad clutter." Frankly, there
were too many ads on a page -
and the more ads on the page, the
less likely their ad was to be spot-
ted by a reader.
Compacts conquer that chal-
lenge. The overall page size is
smaller. There are fewer ads on
a page, so each ad stands out
much more than if it were on a
page crowded with dozens of
small ads.
Finally, the new compact is
much more efficient for us to pro-
duce. That's important in these
tough economic times. We've
been the Greater Lake Okeecho-
bee area's No. I community
newspaper publisher for over
three decades and we have ev-
ery intention of continuing in that
role.
We're not ashamed in the least


old friend

bit to say this move will help us
streamline our efforts, control
costs, and be more environmen-
tally friendly. That's beneficial to
our readers and advertisers, not
to mention our company and its
employees.
Despite the new look, rest
assured everything else you've
come to expect from the Glades
County Democrat remains the
same. We're still your hometown
newspaper providing you with the
same great news and information
you've come to expect from us.
We hope you like our new
look. Please let us know your
thoughts and -n,'or-ltirn- for im-
provements. .-'1 1 -.-' **. your
continued support and look for-
ward to serving you in the future!
Editor's note: Tom Byrd is
vice president of operations
for Independent Newspapers,
Inc. Tom welcomes your com-
ments and suggestions and can
be reached at FLpublisher@
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theio r o classcans. M Lenders 30 Equipment 620 Trade 4 O/U Shotgun will trade for gun. $200.
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require adace payment.E Tax Preparation 315 HeSting Eqipmen/ W ool. Hall Runner, Oval $1995g. (772)461-8822 63 9)357 1 2 11
Th se a ass tm a re a. SOUTHERN Supplies 625 RnE. Wel. Hall Remnnee Deal, (239(357-5111
mderoced with n aserisk I Household Items 630 RacU t n & New Lg. al i CR EMIN sATON d AMEMASTER
autidentewaes 1l im fo All for 450 (863)467-8140 760 30-06- Sell or trade forge e/ drawerf Includes C08 0
r P t N R en ITS rm oewp Lightr 640 dPistol( Ft.Pierce) $350/irm. Chair & Dress Form (Ad. -orwilltradeforgun. $150
a'Luggage 645 l= (772)461-8822 sizes).$195(863)467-8140 (239)357-0926
,l l 1,, C m, CHOOSE YOUR HOURS, Medical Items 650 BABY CLOTHES and toys S & W 38. Chief Special 2" -E-- ---S CHIPPER Shredder Crafts-
cases of questionable value, INCOME & YOUR REWARDS! Miscellaneous 655 call for into. $10/flrm. M36 Butt Nickele New man 5 hp. with bag. Very
such as rmes of guar n GROVE SUPERVISOR CHOOSE AVON Musical Instruments660 (863)261-3699 Condition $60/r best of- ,. o, od Conditien. $125. Call
teed income ra workl eat GWEN (888)265-1256 Office Supplies/ oer. (678)776-5885 (863) 674-0467
home program orotheroffers BABY CRIB Wood, in very
Ssd money advance for Requires NOTICE Equipmnt 665 good condition $60. SAVAGE .308 Md. 99E Ex- COMMERCIAL TRIMMER &
advise you to check with the T 670 (34 0 5 e acBtbt
Are GeneralsC er degree o to 7yeanseriec in agrictnal pnc Independent Newspapers will Services beeped I action AEdg- edeanteimeer aed
BSd t 220542 d eti earagseeet; at leaypro Photography 675 CtRIB- Labelle. Mtnr ess/eces- hooter. $500/or bet ofer. edger $125 each or both
aFc5d rLine t 802205424, ductin and management; a ced- Pl mbing Supplies 680 eorie included Light quality (863)67-3893 NEWSPAPER MAKES $200 $125. (863)634 1479
drT tte sis experience;familiarwithfertilizer,irrigation,insecticide, ered fraudulent. In all cases Pools & Supplies 685 wood on wheels. $100/neg. TAURUS TITANIUM .357 YOU A MORE INFORME LAWN MOWERS 2 Snapper
Bureau 8004646331 fr and pest management programs; computer skills; and of questionable value, such Restaurant (863)673-5704 S t. Cosidsome AND INTERESTING idilawn e26"oth
s must be willing to work grove schedule. as promises of guaranteed Equipment 690 JUMPERO Rainforest by quality trades. $550. PERSON. cu and run GREAT, else.
Auctions 105 income from work-at-home Satellite 695 Fi her Price. Excellent con (863)673-3893 ON start. $300. (863)674-0467
Car Pool 110 Prefer bilingual skills Offer excellent benefits package programs i it sounds too Swing Machines 700 di on. $40. (863)634-705 H a
Sha rid incldig medical, dental, lif insace, 401-K, and good to be true, chances are Spr ein Gods 705 l esppe 3813,38 cut, 13 hp waler
Card of nks 120 bu al that it is. If you have ques- (Dtereo Equipment 7t0 C A orodOr o t 1
e25ertise. bonus potential Tol e"i o nFrcal 7110 t 5 E 8 Townhouse s o Rent920
Cr atmovTan 135 tions or doubts about any ad Television/Radio 71 m Popul
Lestthat bete responding Tools 725 x 40". 70 12" x 15" Email slsmithl@embarq-
GiveAway 140 percentpureFloridanot-from-concentrate(NFC)orange seding mbef y ae adt Toys eGama 73 0 for all, very nice. mailce tr p ROTARY SPREADER Scos,
Garage/Yard Sale 145 juiceto theprivate labelindustryand major brands.The time, you check with the Bet- VCRs 735 3-675-6556LaBelle $2400. ( 86367-3412 -like new, with nw post hole
Personals 150 Company offers highly efficient, fully integrated opera ter Business Bureau at Wanted to Buy 740 EXERCISE BIKE, cushioned oll Clubs 300 misc clubs, digg, $30. (863)763-0625
Special twice 155 tion featuring home-grownoranges and state of the art 772-878-2010 or previous back $ea, 40. including s, d p UNTON ZTR
900 Numbers 160 processing and packaging. EOE complaints. (863)675-3016 nls & ses. weds, $1700 MOWER, 25HP KOHLER,
ContactHRDep Some and lephone condition 3'4'H1"deep NORDICTRACK IEWPOINT will separate (863946- 50" CUT, WORKS EXC
i i ee$75(863763-4920 Treadmill Built in TV. & 3123 $2400/neg. (863)697-2032
Fax 863D9024315e mbers may require an en / Un3 ton MP3 input. Call after 3pe
FanIr20 HA H 86-92-3 a charge, as well a ong great, can deliver and DELL LATITUDE C640 Laptp $70. (863983 031
ai e beensin t ee enes. r t oa eader a nstail th unit. $400/or best incledimg s ay hag m BULL and Helfeentr Calwes -
S I S B ir bese t balertg e .der of offer. (863)675-8937 $250. (239)590-5721 POWDER COATED STEEL 55lv Pllips. years a 4 months old. $200 each.
these charges in the ads, but WEIGHTS. TOTAL 6 LBS. Works fine, nothing wrong. (786)390-0774 or
o e occasionally we may net be I W VN $40 (863)801-1272 Good condition. $600/nr (305)807-2500
aware at the charges. Thet-r nL e- 3EIDERgPRA CLUSO W ete bcet elter (863)484-2505moaf etk R e toa ny
fore, if you call a number out Ri BAK eT 2) Pair WEIDER PROCLUB Weight Getao uickresonse m an
HENDRY REGIONAL of your area, use caution. Works Great. $3. creamybeige,swivel, leather bench w/3l weight set ANTIQUE CONSOLE TV In i bSatm you may be sling
(863447-0785 like. $35.00 for both $300/nr best otter. good working condition. with a classified ad.
MEDICAL CENTER s (863)467-8681 Okeechobee (86388-1172 50/or best oer.
SEel" eW ASlts fimaotqet sttiSetwlter iic ek B beautiful Rectangle 1/2 inch- (6)7-4 Market Sales
Full time- Labhortra Mnager pdu i(8w63)467-5756 Lv Ms. GP6 it Te ne r l5Bu SCREEN tO JC, n 7", tEvery Monday-12pm & every
Hdestal w/6 Cream color AHD, surround tound, $600. Tuesday-11am. 763-3127
$5000 Roeword Muto hae i run off yo ecp ad L yoiurm as a l in Ic a (063(467373 4a 5 Glans Sle It TabconT l eas
$5000 Reward Must have la sfin or te yrscp and FL Lccnsurc asi a.Clds cal2 REFRIGERATOR Figidaire 21 parsons chairs $400 TER RESIST, DAY/DATE. (239)340-8503
MISSING .. ,,, .. ,, i cullwhitelike newexcelleet (561)799-0161 PBG LEAVE MESSAOE $175. Htc a J tI M
IN CLEWISTUN AREA ..... .. ''...400 condition $300. (863)674-1181 CalerOHitachiandJOC, bath 1 '-
IN CLEWISTON AREA ,. Babysitting 405 (863)612-5333 BUNK BED/DRESSER/DESK -36" $500 for both- will sep- eEM C ea
me hite head, bndle interact eth patients, staff, and visitors Child Cars Needed410 Has cubby/tort also. pd SEIKO WATCH 2 TONE, arale 863-674-0156 LaBelle 16' New lights, top, rubber
eale, white head front Child Cars Offered4l1 REFRIGERATOR Kenmore 18 1200 $400/er best ofcer. DATE/DAY, GLOW IN DARK, floor, spare tire. $2500.
ears, whitgechest aind lent Full me-Acc tat Instruction 420 cu wite runas/looks good (863)532-0257 100 FT WATER RESIST DIRECT TV DISH w/2 receiv- (863)634-1479
legs, ge brindle patch in chel I.... : .si- Services O red425 $150. (863)612-5333 Bunk Beds w/stairs, drawers $175. (863)674-1181 ers, & renmtes, still in box.
middle of chest, brindle cuss ...... ...... ,, Insurenac 430 Ai $100 (863)763-9410
body with white tip on end accou iin roperience preferred Medical Services435 d in b4oom and in end. All IVccc
of tail, whitesocks on backe ewand. 4 me old $400 DO1 DIRECT TV RECEIVERS (4) Rentals
l, brindle patch ne o Fun time Chle Nursing Offlcer 863-674-1165 LaBelle with remtes and dual L&B
egy. MinringdIe Pat nts Previous Nursing management experience required. CRPATO SwIN Large, asking Dish, all for $100. .
eye. Min fmPn Must possess a valid FERN license: BSN retired. ,l o- CERAMIC TABLE & 6 white $175(863)946-2680 (863)763-7989
Gorda, Fl. and believed to be MSN preferred. BAN ceie d wooden chairs $250/or
sold to a hog hunter in Cle- MA re fer. best offer. (863)634-0907 -91111111 TV'S FOR SALE -1- RCA 20"
wiston srea. $3000 no Full time Registered Nurse Supervisor
questions asked reward. Must possess a valid Florida RN license with Nruegreie current H U COFFEE TABLE 2 lie eatan, 20LS pepane tank 10 and 1- Zenith 27" $73 tnt Apartments 905
1-239-410-4296 nursing experience. (RN. BLS, ACLS P LS) t o'Ic l h e 63)946-3922 bo th $7r. will5 3 sOVER ExcelOE- Bs 910
Full time Registered Nurse (Opcning In ER/CCU I'nrr T ToT $. (86)65n01 COVER FOR MOTOR HOME enC R) Property 915
L, -. J^ I] Valid Florida licec with at least oneycear experience in area of FREE ESTIMA 1TES COUCH AND Chair old brown 33 It, used once pd $350 Ij Condos/
-nexpertise. Residential& Commercial selt, good condition $100. will take $95 (859)221-0900 METALLATHE6"18" Ma Townhouses Rnte 2
Ifeale. All shots and micro Fui Bme Matane Mectaic Member of the BBB (863634-1608 FIREPLACE lighted logs, al feed with lots of tooling. R et 925
chip. Loves children. LaBelle ri.. 1. .; I 1.. I. ... ..... COUCH, LOVESEAT and chair ntucco style w/Ieatae, Vey good shape. $450 oRen t 03
863-675-35335op-Gpe ",, ", L .. ... Metal Roofs, Re-Roofs, Roof Repairs green with red strip, fairly moveable, $250 (863)357-5754 use Rent 930
FREE: GERMAN SHEPHERD and eqsmt Office (863) 675-7045 (863)634-1608 METAL LATHE 10 x 36- Been R leort Property-
5 months old, solid white FLAGPOLE, 20' with 10' de- completelyoverHauled.Lots Rent 945
registered. male. Cali Full time -Housekeeper (4:00pm 12:30am) License #CCC1325950 DINING ROOM Set Cream tachable cross arm, can dis- of extras, ready to use. Roommate 950
561-261-6597 -i-- h-,ol.. rn- -1-1 I--",ri -.l -r -, color, 4 padded chairs, very play 2 Ig & 4 sm flags $80. $550/or best oater. Rooms to Rent 955
S,,,. 8,, ,,, good condition, $250. Paul 863-675-6556 LaBelle ( 8 6 3 9 8 3 7 3 3 4 Storage Space .
Find it faster. Sell It sooner A ..... ,,c I (239)410-6870 (239)826-5226 Rent 960
In the classified Appfr Online: www.hendryreglonal.org HOBART WELDER brand new
Drag Free Wourklace a E $200. C Sall sine DOUBLE PILLOW top mattress 10,000 watt, 20 hp Kehler PALLET JACK 2500kg, .. ,,
Da NEW SELF $200. Call863-357-6617 only a Month ild. call for motor e $2,500. works well. $175 'c 9
into. $1000/or best oncer. (863) 840-0505 LaBelle (863)697-9704 --
EI I o meeti l STORAGE WASHER Kenmore Heavy (863)261-3699 (L.wl.111 111 Emcrency.
46 units 7x15, 8x15, Duty 60 Series. WORKS U KING QUAD 4 wheeler 2006 PRESSURE WASHER Devil Furnished. All utilities paid.
710x15,10x01, 863)7-078 68r SGREAT F75 R iht aSLn.HTCHl transferable warranty 589 Biss, 2000 PSI, 5HP Briggs No pets. $700 me. + sec.
21015,1o30 (863)447-07G 5 9 ai Ili n ak w/i lefties on ITP rties 170 Stratton, Suns GreaL $75. dep. (863)983-3151
Co p.mp anr iegp. need r 12x30, 15x25. Full WAS/ Ai DRrS.(8L 63)357-4422 7hrs.Black fuel injected great (561)573-3499 G $ d -3
Em luoymen HAMPTON CHRYSLEfR care exp. and bilingual electric, secure on WASHERS & DRYERS 863)447-0680st n r tra Clewiston CBS, Triplex,
ie U HEAOA/FOOTOAD $4700/or best oncer PRESSURE WASHER Devil 2BR/1BA per unit, great lo-
Fp-ime 2nt 5 DODGE & JEEP pref'd. Competitive salary & Commereio St. STACK UNITS, white oak rails incd, semail: (561)262-2032 Biss Excell, 2400 PSI, Honda cation, corner lot, great in-
Employment nsaopngr excel benefits. Fax resume to 350 f. from REFRIGERATORS & STOVES sismithl@embarqmail.cem L 5 HP Runs Great. $120. vestment, owners will
!Medical 210 Has ant- 2 E peieng en/Used (56124-3405 or apply at FL Clisn lyr warranty(239)694-0778 $75/ng. (863675-3412 Left handed golf clubs K in- (561)573-3499 st
Employment 2 Expeeeced New/Used Commniy Health Centees, (anan Graphite Bor1n shafts, 0sie all s ,p 00.
Part-Tiymen 215 CAR SALES PEOPLE. 170 S. Barfield Hwy, Ste 103, WHIRLPOOL washer/dryer KING SIZE bed ry pretty C exmetalwoods.Fulse TABLESAW- Craftsman Lim- ,
Employment Pahekee, FL.. __________ 863-983-6663, sat white excellent condition king size bed with lots ef $100 (863467-1663 ted Edition, 10" 2.7 HP,
Job Information 225 with people and ready to EOE/DFWP 863-983-2808, $285. (863) 612-5333 storage $300. Stand, Like New. $65. Efficiency Apt., close to Lake
Job Training 227 work. Valid FL drivers Time to clean out the after hrs. 863)234-1435 PLAY STATION trollerII gameSystem (561)573-3499 Okeechbee, cstablemo. water p.
Sales 230 license required, attic, basement and/or 863-983-8979 Mi LARGE 60 Gallon Fish Tank exc. cond! Firm price $225. WOOD LATHE asking $225 up front. (863)983-3151
-i I Aggreessive Pay Plan & garage' Advertise -ookming for a place to SWAVE 0 1 ptinof black or oakcabi- (863)634-5038 (863)517-2077LaBelle

ASITNT"H Clewien Need a few more bucks Reading a newspaper lien. $25 a piece. $25/er $200/or best owner. TIRES 4 15" mud tires in 863-983-6748 iT
Engineerg Fimseeking One man'sa trash is to purchase something helps you understand best oler. (863)67 5-1410 (863)675-1410 RNd cOditinte 1/2 new H do oo ind a c oh
Adinistratie Assistant. anthr man's tres- dar' Pick p some the world around you. ROLLING COOLER caddy LOVESEATS (2) & 1 recliner pic $160. (863675-6314 in today's comptiie as t n
SeqSiements, 84+ ris. re. Trsn por trash extra bucks when you No wonder newspaper stainleessseel,reer.$100/or cream leather oveseats, UPRIGHT Singer vacueum market In the 2br/2ba, fullylurn., yearly er
license. South of Clewiston. to treasure with an ad sell your used items in readers are more suc- best offer. (863)634-4056 brown recliner. Good condi- cleaner $20.00 employment section seasonal, walking distance
(954)680-7771 in the classifieds the classifeods, cessful people! (863)467-6621 lion. $200. (863)467-1727 (863)467-4567 of the classified to lake. (863)983-5260


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S528 E. p d Hwy., Cleon Abel Miruni (13)22-H6296 piol



2BD/1BA Apartment.
$750 Including utilities.
Call for more details
RARE OPPORTUNITY! 1.90 Acres Hwy
27 Frontage. Former Sonns location.


CLEWISTON HOMES
2BD/IBA Dela Tobias Needs much TLC
Asking 125.000

*4 Brand New 3/BR/2.5 BA Lennar Town
Homes, Amenities include Pool. Gym and
Cabana Call for more details]
*2 Duplexes on ObispoAve Each unit has
2BR/IBA- just Reduced $224.900
3BD/IBA on Trinidad Ave Great
Opportunity, $65.000
*3/2 MH on Orange Blvd., Corner Lot
lust Reduced $ 106,900
MOORE HAVEN / LAKEPORT/LABELLE
*just Listedl 3/2 Mobile Home in Yacht Club

Access. Reduced to $109K
*Waterfront 2BD/2BA w/ 2-Bay Boat House
Lakeport Completely Remodeled, 2 19K
ACREAGE, LAND & LOTS
*Commercal lot on Bond St. Only $49,900
*Buildabie lot on Del Monte Ave $129.9K
2 lots. Horseshoe Acres Reduced $43 9K
*Highlands Co 10. 28. & 80 AC
*Corner lot in Lake Pacid, Reduced $79.900
,3 Acres Wooded Lot in La Deca $75.OOO


*Vacant lot in Harlem, asking $14.900
* I 5 Acres in Hokers Point Rd Improvements
included $ 75.000
. VatanI inkdi Lt ni L era Ad L $28 SK
Rancho Palmas Immaculate Retreat oil Hwy
27, 7,5 Acres with Palm tree nursery, and
2BD/2BA Guest house. Asking $1750K
MONTUL /FIAGHOLE

3/2 MH, Linder St 1.09 Acre, Reduced to
t$95.000


COMMERCIAlINVESTMENT
*Operating medical office w/retail space.
greal location only S475,000
*Mobile Home Park Great Investment

*Industrial Rail/Business Park CR 835
Sale or Lease 36,000 seo ft building w/
loading docks 5600 sQ ft metal build-
mg with truck bays
*14.279 So Ft. Buldingvsbkle from Hwy 27.


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For rent w/ option to buy.
Immediate occupancy. 2br,
VZAba, 1 car garage. Stainless
Steel appliances, incl washer
/dryer. Furnished upon
request. Walking distance to
Lake Okeechobee & Roland
Martin's Marina in Clewiston.
$1000 mo. + $500 sec. &
util. ($100 +/-). Call for more
information. 732-496-5454



fenced yard, $650 mo. +
sec. dep. (863)233-3674
FENCED 2 BR/ 1 BA.
$500/mo + security deposit
& o t month.
(863)228-6867
PAHOKEE 2 BR/ 2BA, on
large lot, $900/month + 1st,
last & sec. dep.
(561)985-7570


room, kit. & separate dining
room, utility room, plus extra
1/2 lot, Ig. front sitting room,
frame, priced to sell, owners
will consider all offers,
$64,900. (561)985-7570
PAHOKEE Lakeside, 3 B0/2
BA, on 1/2 acre, garage,
brand new kitchen & apples,
wheel chair access, wood
deck. $224,900
(561)985-7570



de-sac, 250 Taft Blvd., 509'
Frontage, w/all improvements
$79.000. 561-985-7570
Your next job could be in
today's classified. Did
you look for it?
LAND IN MUSE FOR SALE -
1.083 acre improved lot.
$100,000 (863)675-1037


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SSecurity Storage Ju 4 miles
C-m.a 5775 SR 80 IBdle, FIL West of
Storage
Mobile $50 OFF i.A/C
Storage First Months Rent Units too




SEsAprox. 50 x 120. $15,000
or est offer. (561)985-7570

I [i1 1J Mobile Homes

Business Places 0i 0
Sale 1005 P 1T 1
Commercial ... .. o
Property- Sale 1010
Condos/ Mobile Home- Lots 2005
Townhouses Sale1015 Mobile Home- Parts 2010
Farms Sale 1020 Mobile Homes. Rent 2015
Houses Sale 1025 Mobile Homes. Sale 020
Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property- Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lets Sale 1045
Open House 1050 CLEWISTON 3 BR, 2 BA,
Out of State Doublewide. A/C, Appl., 560
Property Sale 1055 Fleetwood. W&D. $595 mo.
Property Inspectionl 060 (863) 674-5715
Real Estate Wanted1065 MOBILEHOMEFORRENT
Resort Property MOBILE HOME O RENT
Sale 1070 2/2, $610 mg., 1st, last
Warhoue Sam 1075 & security, 1st Month Free!
Waterfont Property 1080 (83)9310










CLEWISTON COUNTRY ACRES
House Turn Key. From $79,000 & up, 3/4/5 BR,
2/3 BA, acre & 1/4 available or use your land as
down payment. Financing Available.


561-721-529
CAN' BET TIS RIC


FOR SALE BY OWNER
Possible lease with option
to buy) 3 bdrms, 2 baths,
oak hardwood floors, Flori-
da Room (terrazzo). 2690
sq. ft. Corner lot (.43 ac.),
W. Avenida del Rio & Gua-
va. Extras: 2 full sized ad-
joining rooms (once used
as office & waiting room).
Possible office/den or
mother-in-law suite. Nice
yard w/nativetrees & land-
scaping. $199,000
Call 828-293-2542. Can
e-mail pictures. Please no
brokers or real estate
agents.
When doing those choresis
doing you in, it's ime to
look for a helper in the
classifieds.

PAHOKEE 2 BR/ 2BA, incids
50' buildable lot, carport,
garage, $125,000 or best of-
fer. (5601)9085-7570


Rent or sale: (2) 3br, 2ba
dbl mides, $700/mo
386-546-8704 leave msg



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MOVE TO YOUR LAND
Mobile Home Angels
561-721-2230

CLEWISTON Lot 51Tropical
Village, 3br, 1.5ba, part
turn., W?d, Refrig, Stove,
AC, screen porch, quiet area,
$16,000 (970)987-9749
Bring all Offers!

Lowest prices on any double-
wide or singlewide mobile
home guaranteed. Call
863-675-8888

-MOBILE HOME SALES-
Brand New Park Model
12x36, Very Nice!
$26,800
800-330-6623


Need your mobile
home moved? We have
28 years experience.
Call for your Free Quote!
(863)983-8106
ORTONA 3/2, '02, 28x60
Mobile, 80x100 lot, fenced,
carport, screened porch,
shed, $75,000 firm.
(863)517-1603
PALM HARBOR
FORECLOSURES
Dealer Repo's and short sales
Never lived in! 4/2
Financing Avail, up to $94k
off 1-800-622-2832
-PALMDALE-
1995 3/2 MH asking
$55,000.00. Owner
Financing available with
down payment for all credit
types. Call 772-215-2468


Recreation



Boats 3005
Came rs/eIRVs 3010
Jt Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles 3030
Sport Vohicles/ATVs 3035



AIRBOAT HULL Apache, 12',
with good trailer & cage
works, no motor, $1500 or
best offer. (863)357-5754
BOAT- 14' w/trailer, 3 motors,
fish finder $1000 or best of-
fer (863)634-0221
BOSTON WHALER 1969 -138t
w/4Ohp 1996 evinrude LOW
HOURS $2500/neg.
(724)992-2893
BROWNING 18' open bow,
withtrailer, inboard/outboard
Merc cruiser,175 hp, 4 cyl
eng. $2000 neg
(863)763-5253
CAROLINA SKIFF 40 hp mo-
tor $1700 (863)763-0132
FABUGLASS WALK
THROUGH Select 16 fl.fi-
berglass gull hull,85 hp.ev-
rude engine runs great,brand
new garman fish@ depth
inderboat, motor,trailer, good
cond. $850. (863)993-3936
JOHN BOAT 12ft., 2 1/2 HP
Suzuki motor, trolling motor
$700 Neg. (863)467-0458
JOHNSON 20 hp outboard.
Dependable, easy start
$500 (863)236-0195
MERCURY 175 1982 For
sale- 175 hp Mercury Out-
board motor on a 1982 17.5
foot Hydra Sport bass fishing
boat. Included is a Kota all
terrain 40lb. trolling motor
with foot control and 1982
Atwood trailer. The motor
has been professionally re-
built within 100 hours. All in
good condition. Boat has live
well and bilge pump with a
forward and aft fishing plat-
form with chairs. $2950.
(863)467-2267
SKEETER 150BLKMAX 1982 -
Good Cond.w/lr (Labelle)
$2500. (863)517-0301
(863)675-7897
SPEED BOAT 18' needs
work. $150 (863)610-2206



Behind. $1800 Firm
(863)675-7105
DUTCHMAN TRAVEL TRAILER
2000 RV 26', sleeps 6,
$5,000 Call 863-675-0077 or
863-674-1333.
GULFSTREAM ULTRA 1996 -
Motor Home: Labelle. 24'
Gulfstream Ultra, V8 Chevy
gas engine. Sleeps 5.13.5k
a/c, 100ook miles. $4999/or
best offer. (863)673-5704
Hornet Travel trailer- 33 It, 2
fold out, good shape. $2000
or best offer (863)467-4890
Royal Mobile Home 32 ft. A/C,
stove, microwave, refrig.
dual axles. $950.
863-675-3697 LaBelle


2000 Telescopic cab-over
truck camper w/side din-
ette, a/c, furnace, 3-way re-
fer, 4 mechanical jacks, 20
g. fresh water, porta-potty,
EXCELLENT Condition
$3500. (863)610-1674
SIERRA FIFTH WHEEL 1999 -
central a/c, heat 30ft with
elec slide out. Sleeps six,
very clean, ask for Scott
$5000/or best offer.
(863)634-7032



16 ft $100 firm
(863)467-4035
ENGINE HOIST Hydraulic.
$200 (863)467-9800
Yamaha Outboard, 2 cycle,
30hp, long shaft 1998, low
hrs Enduro $1000 obo. In
LaBelle. Jim 508-524-4372



With trailer, many extras
$3000 (863)634-4765
KAWASKI EN500C7 STREET
2002 Runs great! 80 miles
per gal $1700.
(863)357-1739



Kart. Call for info. In Okee-
chobee $450/or best offer.
(954)242-2180


Automobiles

FIIIo

Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Construction
Equipment 4025
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks 4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
Vans 4070


1985 Ford F250 Diesel. Runs
great. $1200 or best offer.
863-675-1113.
1988 Dodge Ram D100 5.2 li-
ter V8. $1,000 or best offer.
863-3-673-7621
CADILLAC DEVILLE '98 new
air, 101K, like new, $4800
(863)946-2680
CHEVROLET CAVALIER 1996
- good condition $900/or
best offer. (863)634-6843
DODGE STRATUS, '99 really
nice car, a/c, good running
condition, $1800 or best of-
fer. (863)302-4442
FORD FOCUS 2000 -
Blue,4door.Needs Bat-
tery,Tuneup,New Trunk lock
$2800. (863)228-0015
GEO METRO 1994 runs
good, needs a little work, 4-
cyl, a/c $600.
(863)467-2683
GRAND MARQUIS 1996,
Leather, V, autoalloy whls,
cold a/c, antilock brks, pow-
er $2000 (863)763-8027
HONDA CIVIC 1995 need
trans & windshield $1400/or
best offer. (863)201-3492
HONDA CIVIC 2001 29K 4dr
bik 5sp ac paint peeling very
dep $5000/firm.
(724)992-20893
LINCOLN MARK VII, 1990,
96k miles,1 owner, good
cond. $4000 firm. call from
4-8pm (407)436-1266
LINCOLN TOWN CAR 99 -
160000 mi. In good condi-
tion. For info. In Okeecho-
bee. $4999. (954)242-2180
MITSUBISHI LANCER ES
2002 Great Mpg $4000/or
best offer. (863)447-6185
(863)357-6180
USED CUSTOM RIMS 20"
$700 call (863)697-3524


PREME Select New tires,
runs great tinted windows,
alloy whis. A/c $900/or best
offer. (863)675-5090
PONTIAC GA, 1992, 66k
miles, good cond, 1 owner,
$2000 firm (407)436-1266
call from 4-8pm
TOYOTA PASEO SPORT, '92 -
4 cyl., 40mpg, runs & drives
mint, $2,000.
(772)332-5804



cyl, anti-lock brakes
$1600/or best offer.
(863)228-6178


CLUB CAR ELECTRIC 2002 -
With Charger, Reconditioned
$1595. (863)843-0062
Excellent condition, has 6
batteries, Charger included.
$1200 or best offer
(863)697-9938
EZ GO W/4"lift, stereo, over
sized tires, enclosed, head
lights. $1500 or trade for
pontoon trl (954)707-2274
EZ GO ELECTRIC 1994 2
SEATS, NO CHARGER
$895. (863)675-1472
GOLF CART Club Car, 2000,
electric, low hours, Excellent
cond. $1450 or best offer
(863)467-2824
Golf Cart 1992 Yamaha $375.
needs batteries. Call Junie
863-675-0751 LaBelle


DEI EL DD E RAM 1992,
5 speed, extra tires, excellent
condition, $3000 neg
(863)763-5253
DODGE 350 CUSTOM H.D
1985 V-8 4 speed 318 mo-
tor dump bed $1500.
(863)983-7211



6.25hp, vertical shaft, can
see it run, $40.
(863)763-0625
F100 TRUCK body 1980 -
Very little rust short bed
$750/or best offer.
(863)261-4498
FORD RIMS 18"6 LUG NEW
FX4 RIMS $400/or best of-
fer. (863)634-1545
MICKEY THOMPSON TIRES -
BAJA CLAW W/ CHROME
RIMS,37x 13.50x 17 8 LUG
$800. (863)763-5147
OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS Ciera
S Good ruling car for
parts.Clean title $295.
(863)697-0996
REAR SEAT 96 blue voyager -
Blue/Grey velveteen tweed
$225/or best offer.
(863)675-2145
TRANSMISSION '03 Cad.
CTS $500/or best offer.
(863)801-5687
TRANSMISSION Chevy 4x4
Auto. $500/or best offer.
(863)801-5687
USED CUSTOM rims 20" -
$700. (863)697-3524
(863)763-0180


CHEVROLET S10 1995 -
Utility bed, wht, V6, auto.
Needs TLC. $1750/or best
offer. (863)697-1413
CHEVY 1951, Complete 350
Camaro eng & trans, needs
hooked up. Body Mint $3800
(863)801-9136
CHEVY SILVERADO 1500
2001 5 SPD,2WD,COLD
A/C $3000. (863)763-5147
(863)697-9527
FORD F250 1985 Diesel,
runs great. OBO $1200.
(863)675-1113
FORD F250 1985 Diesel,
runs great. OBO $1200.
(863)675-1113
GMC JIMMY Full size 1985,
4 inch lift 35 inch tires,
$1800 or best of-
fer(863)532-9243
ISUZU P/U 90, 4 cyl. eng, 5
spd, exc. cond. $1600 or
best offer (863)763-3966


al trans, 4 cyl, $3000 or
best offer(863)673-0057 or
(863)673-2558


FOD EXPLORER 1998 2dr.
all power, IthrCD, cold a/c,
runs great. 131,000 miles
$2500. (863)983-6342
OTHER KX 125 1990 -
BRAND NEW TOP END
$700/or best offer.
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6' 4" X 12', 3,500 Ib. Axle,
Sides, Tailgate. $700.
(561)573-3499


CHEVY VAN G20, '93 new
battery, new starter & new
tires, runs good, must see,
$1,000 firm. (863)612-5551
DODGE CARAVAN SPORT -
1998, Runs good, good tires
$3500 neg. (863)467-0458
DODGE CONVERSION VAN
2000 asking $4700
(863)675-0077/674-1333
FORD Conversion Van -1999,
Hi top, new tires, excellent
condition, 71,000 miles
(863)763-2396
GMC 2500 Starcraft Good
tires, newly rebuilt Trans,
350 Locker by aamco. 350
efg Has blown head gas-
ket. $250 + tow away
(863)467-1663


Public Notices




Public Notice 5005
State Public -
Legal Notice 5500



HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
Fle No.: 2009-19-CPs

LOIS GWENODOLYN SAFFOR
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDuORS
The administration ofthe estate tof Lois
Gwendoleyn Saord, deceased, whoe
date o deatsAh was TNovember 11, 007,
is pending in te Circuit Court for Hendry
County Florida, Probate Division, the ad-
dress ot which Is PO Box 17t0, La
Belle, FL 33975 1760. The names and
addresses ofthepersonal representlive
and the persona representative's attor-
ney are set forth below.
All creditors of Ithe decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
aginsl decedentl's estate on whom a
copy of this nocis ne s required to be
served musl file their claims with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
ol her persons having claims or demands
sacain decedent's estate must file their
cals wth this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE OATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLIC TION OFTHIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION
733702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE
CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED
NO.WOHSTANDING THE TIME PERI-
ODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED
The date of first publication of this
notice is March 19th, 2009.
Personal Representative
Laura Safford
7307 N la Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33604
Attorney lfor Personal Representative
ODanel J Endrlzal, III
Attorney for Laura Safford
Floridae Bar No 30060
1533 Hendry St. Ste 303
Ft. Myers, FL 33901
Telephone (239) 728 8555
Fax (239)3371466
313632 CGS 3/19,26/09


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NUMBER: 200-016 -CP
DIVISION PROBATE
IN E: ESTATE OF
BERYLE BOWLING
Deceased
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration the estate of Berle
Bowhalng, ecesed, F, le Number
2009-016-CP is In the Circud ICt a ord
Hendry County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sionre, the address of which I 25 E
Hickpoochee Avenue, PO Box 1760,
Laegie, FL 33975-1760. The names
and personal represent ve and Ithe
personal representative's attorney are
set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTI-
FIED THAT:
All persons ae whom this notice is
served who have e becons tha chal-
lenge thee valdity o the wil, the quaehh-
cations oefthe personal representative,
venue, or jurisdiction f tis Court are
required to file their os. ecions wil
Iis Court WITHIN THE LATER OF
THREE M INTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OFTHIS NO-
TICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE
THIS NOTICE ON THEM
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having clams or demands
against decedentrs estate on whom a

publication of his notice must their
claims with this Courte WITHIN THE
LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
persons having claims or demands
agant the decedent's estate mustefile
heir claims with this Court WITHIN
THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OFTHIS NO-
TICE.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJEC-
TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOe-
EVER BARRED.
The date of the lirs pubicreatlon o this
Notice is March 26lh, 2009.

Beverly Day
Attorney for Personal Representative
Mark J. Nowici, Esquire
Florida Bar No. 358861
Suie 2
Jupiter, Florida 33458
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR
HENRY COUaN, FLORIDA
CASE NO 2008- 12-CA
COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC
Plaintiff
JOSE A PACHECO, UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF JOSE A PACHECO, MORTGAGE
ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYS-
TEMS, INC, AS NOMINEE FOR
COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC,
and any unknown heirs, devisees,
antees, creditors, and other un.
Sow n persons or unknown spouses
claiming by, through and under any
of the above-named Defendants,
Defendant(s)t

OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE is here aiven th the under-
signed Clerk f the Circull Court olHend-
ry County, Florida, wil onte the 1t day of
Api, 2009, am 11 A M at Front of the
OIce of the Clerk ofl the Circuit Court In
the Hendry County Courthouse, being the
2nd Floor Hallway of the Hendry County
Courthouse Building, LaBelle, Florida, of-
er for sale and sell at pubic outcry to the
highest and best bidder for cash, the fol-
lowaing-described property situate In
Hendry County, Florida:
Leot 14, Block 2204, PORT LABELLE
UNIT 7, according Io the plat thereof,
as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page
116, of the Public Records of Hendry
County, Florida.
pursuan tthe Final Judgmenten entered In
a case pending in said Court, the style
of which is indicated above
Any person or entity claiming an Interest
in the surplus, if any, resulting from
the foreclosure sale, other than ihe
property owner as of the date of Ihe
Lis Pendens, must file a claim on
same with the Colerk on Cour within 50
days after the foreclosure sale
WITNESS my hand and official seal of
said Cours this 9th day of March,
2009
It you are a person with a disablty who
needs any accommodtion in order to
participate n this proceeding, you areen-
tied, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance Please contact the
Deputy Court Adminisrator whose office
is located at Hendry County Courthouse,
125 Pramt Blvd, LaBelle, Florida 33935
and whose phone number is
(941) 675-5217, within 2 working days
of your receipt of this Notice, i you are
hearing or voice impaired, call
1-800-955-8771.
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By /! D HAMMOND
Deputy Clerk
33198 CN 3/19,26/09

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS




E I ckpochc. Avc, LaBelle, Florida The LPA wll detcr
Coe ntyc , ,
Coder




Commis ion chambers 115 W Vntura Ave, Cleston,
Florida.


i i South Lee Street,c
Frd rom i m 00pm i i Monday through
Friday from 8' a.m to 5:00 p mr





'eru vrch, 'ced rcd ,dc, di, rcr' ed cd',c
upon which the appeal ris to be based.
Petition Number' SE06-0009
Applira Arda Santan
Ordrancen rde A RESOLUTION OF THE
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF
HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, GRANTING A SPE-
CIAL EXCEPTION TO ALLOW A CHURCH AND
RELATED FACILITIES IN A RESIDENTIAL/RURAL
DEVELOPMENT-FARM ZONINGc DISTRICT.
Location 360 & 366 Ilorse Club Avenue,
Monera Ranch Estates
Property ize, 2.19 acres +/-

Residentlal/Rural Development-Farm (RR-F) zoning dis-
Lgal description of subject property
DESCRIPTION
LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 49, MONTURA
RANCH ESTATES, AS RECORDED INPLAT BOOK 3,
PAGES 37-39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENRY COUNTY. FLORIDA.
Peition Number' VA09-0001
Apprcunt Ardu Sran
Lrdance eoe' A RESOLUTION OF THE
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF
HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, GRANTING VARI-
ANCES FROM THE 150 FOOT SETBACK REQUIRE-
MENT ON THE NORTH AND WEST SIDES
Location 360 & 366 Horse Club Avenue,
Mon-ra Ranch Estates
Property size 2A19 acres +/
Reque '
north .nd 135 2 feet front the 150-ft setback reqe.rement

n ,n F 150 feet
Legal descrptio ofsubjct property
DESCRIPTION
LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 49, MONTURA
RANCH ESTATES, AS RECORDED INPLAT BOOK,
PAGES 37-39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA







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Orell Howard, Chair Janet B Taylor, Chair
Hendry County Local Hendry County Board
Plannig Agency of County Comissoners


COMMUNITY ACTION
ADVISORY BOARD

Notice is herebyn eo that Ihe Commu-
oniy Action Advisory Board has sched
uled their Board Meeting at PM
OMarch 0, 009 at the Hendry County
Satellite Office at 100 East El Paso
ve ,Clewmeison, Florida (This was the
old Health Department Buildg). The
meeting is open to the pubic and Ihe
site Is accessible by
the disabled.
Community Action Advisory Board
Joyce Adams, Chairperson
314298 CB/CN 3/26/09


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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197 512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT III, LLC holder of the following certifil
ate has fled said certificate for a tax eed o be issued thereon The cer iOcate
number, year of Issuance, description of property and the name in which II was as-
sessed arena followed
CERT NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
803 2R06 1 -2-43-32-ADO-0089-0100 MARY MAINEWILLIAMS
& DAVID LEE NIEHAUS. JR
The North one-half of the Southwest onei.uarter of the Southwes one-q uarr fthe
Southwest one-quarter o Secon Township 43 ouh, Range 32 Eat, Hendr
County Florida. LESS road dedication of 25 feet on Ihe West side thereof.
Less and except Gas Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subjecl to exaefong easements and nrghl of ways of record.
All of said property being In Ie County of Hendry, State of Florida
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the propEeRly described
In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder alt the Clerk's Office nd Floor.
Admiinstration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11 :0O A.M. on Ihe Third Thursday in the
month of April, which ISthe lth dao of April, 2009
Daoed iS E25 day V February 20O
Barbara S Butler
Clerk of Circut Court
Hendry County, Florida
313559 CGS 3/19,26,4/2,9/09


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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197 512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SAUOTfRNES V. LLC holder of the following certel-
ate has file said certificate for a tax eed lo be issued thereon The cerlrialeM
number, year of Issuance, description of property and the name in which was as-
sessed are as follows
CERT NAME IN00
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
743 2006 1-3.5-43-.31-010.0-OOOJ-0020 RENEALEJANDROMARTINEZOUERRA
The Northwest one-quarter ofthe Norhea one-quarer f he Northeaae onequearte
of the Souoheast one-uarter of Secfion 35, Township43 South, Range O East
Hendry Count, Florida. Also known as L 2, Block Pioneer P antation, an unre
corded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral righs not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in fhe County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the properly described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Adwmianlslraon Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on fhe Third Thursday in the
month of Aprdi, which is the 16th day of April, 2009
Daled Iis 00h day of February, o200o.
Barbara S Butler
Clerk of Circuit Courl
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT III, LLC holder of the following certlf
cate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The cerltcate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which was as
nsessed are as follows
CEET RANE IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1041 2006 1-22044-32-010-0009 0030 JORGE LOIS REYES
FLORENTINA 0 REYES
Lot 3, in Block 9. of MONTURA RANCH ESTATES FIRST SUBDIVISION according to
the pld hereof recorded in Plat 3, Pages 37,38 0 30, of the Pabuic Reeords of
Hendry County, FloriEda
Less and except Gas OBl and Mineral r1gh1 ne owned gy prior owner
Suobjecl to exIisting easements and right of ways of record
All of said properly being in Ihe County of Hendry, State of Florida
Unless such certificate shall he redeemed according to law, the properly described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor
Adminislratlon Wing, LaBelle Florida, at 11 00 A M, on te Third Thursday In the
month of Apri, which is the 16th day of April, 2009.
oaled hIbis 25lh day of February, 2009
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
313556 CGS 3/19,26;4/2,9/09


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

CER. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
480 2006 1-27-4-19-010 -0002-0090 BEN WESLEY NIEDECKEN, III
The Easttne-haf f the We one-half the Southwest one-quarter of the South
eas one-quarter of Section 28, Township 4 South, Range 29 East, Hendry Couny,
Florida; LESS the North 30 feet thereof, previously reserved for perpefu road right-
of-way
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner,
Suajecl to existing easements and right o ways of record
All of said properly beingin mhe County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall he redeemed according to law, the properly described
in such centriOcae will be sold to the highefst bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Adminisfltration Wing, LaBele, Florida, at 1100 A M, on he Third Thursday In the
month of April, which isthe 16th day of Aprl, 009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 20090
Barbara S. Butler
Cl erk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
313558 CGS 3/19,26;4/2,9/09


ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
HOUSING AUTHOR OF THE CmO OF BELLE GLADE
Owner
1200 W NAVEUE L OEREAC


Separate sealed BIDS for e construction of elective renovation of aDroximawle
three hundred nmetv-mne existino multi-famlV lyino units consisfinso of one wo
three and four bedroom units at Okeechobee Center Housmo NDevOI ment and
anroximalelvtwo hundreds oelahtv-seven existing mll-nfamllvlvna unis consil t-
inn of one two and three bedroom units at Osceola Center Housnmo Development
wll be recevedbyt Owner and Ar t l te n Ath
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opened and reda aloud
The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations
SWILLEY CURTIS MUNDY HUNNICUTT ASSOCIATES ARCHIECTS INC.
1036 SOUTH FLORIDA AVENUE
LAKELARD FLORIDA 33803 teleDhone (8631 68-8882
and
Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be purchased at B & Z eo graphic
located dl 2718 South Combee Road Lakeland Florida 30003 telephone
(8631 65-00022
All contra exceeds $1 000 shall contain a provision requmri compiance wt
Executive Order 1146 entitled, "Equa Employmen t Oppornty",as amended b
Executive Order 11375 and as supplemented in Department of Labor regulatiMons
(41 CFR Part 60)
DATE: March 26, 2009
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Chapter 197 512 FloridaStatules
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SAUTERNES V. LLC holder of the following certifi
cale, has filed said certificate for a uI deed to be issued thereon The certiica
number, year of Issuance desn der of property and the name In which It was as
messed are as fellows:
CERT NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
891 200 1-14.44-.32-A-00 017.O0000 GONZALEZINVESTMENTS, LLC
The North one-half of he Southeast one-quarter of the Southeastone -quarter of th
Northeast one.arle of t dorltheast one-quarer of Section 140 Towneship 4
Soath, Range 31 East, Hendry County, FIorida SUBJECT to an easemeant for oan ac
cess road a Ihe East 30 feel thereof. Also known as Lot 3598. MONTURA RANCHI
ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision
Less and except Gas, Oi and Mineral right nt owned by prior owner
Subject lo existing easements and right of ways of record
All of said property being in Ihe County of Hendry, Statle of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according Io law, the property describes
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at Ihe Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 1100 A M, on the Third Thursday in ihd
month of Aprl, which In he 16th dayeof Apil, 2009
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009.
Barbara S Bualer
Clerk of Circuit Courlt
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.510 Florida Statfutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT III, LLC holder of the following certifi
cafe has filed said certificate for a ax deed to be issued thereon. The certlitca
number, year of issuance, description of property and fhe name in which it was as
seed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
688 2006 1-33-43-31- OO-0042-0000 JOSEA. HEREANOEZ
The Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwesf one
quarter of the Northeastf one quarter of Section 33, Township 43 South, Range 31
Esw, Hendry County, Florida SUBJECT lo an easement for an access road of thi
Ea s30 feel thereof. Also known as Lot 162, PIONEER PLANTATION, an unrecorde
subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oi and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject o existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in Ihe DCounty of Hendry, Stale of Florida.
Unless such certficaee shall be redeemed according lthe pro erety describe
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at He Clerk's Office, 2n Floor
Administration Wing, LaBelle Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday in the
month of Aprd which is he lOIh dayof April, 2009
Dated this 25h day of February 209.
Barbara S Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.510 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT III, LLC holder of the following certfl
cae, has filed said certificate for a lax deed to he issued thereon. The certi"cat`
number, year of issuance, descrption of property and fhe name in which it was as
se a as fallows
CERE NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
881 2006 1-13 044-2-AOO-02420000 ANA PEREZ
The NSouath one-hal of the Northwes one-quarter oflthe Southeast one-quarter oflh
Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarfer of Section 13. Township 4N
South, Range 3 EasI, Hendry County, Florida, subject to an easement for an ac
cess road of IlMe West 3D el thereof Also known as Lot No 551 In Montlura
Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject lo existing easements and right of ways record.
All of said property being In he County of Hendry, Stale o Florida
Unless such cerificate shall redeemed according lo law the proerdescrbe
In scertcatewill be dto he Ighes bidder at erk Office2n Foo
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on fhe Third Thursday in thO
month f Apr, which is ohe 1 lh gay of April, 2009
Dated tis 25th day of FebroarI, 2009
Barbara S Butler
Clerk of Circus Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197 5120 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ANTONIO COLETTE MARTINEZ holder of th
following certificate, has filed said cerlcate for a tax deed to be issued thereon
The certificate number year of issuance, description of property and Ihe name
which it was assessed are as follows
CNER. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1368 0001 1-14-44.32-AO-02110100 STELLA EVENIDES EST
MONTURA LAND AND CATTLE INC
The North one-half of the Northweslone-quarlter of he Southeast one-quarter f Ihe
Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 14, Township 4
South, Range 32 East, Hendry Couny, Florida SUblect to an easement for an aO
cess road of the West 30 fet thereof Also known as Lot 2837, MONTURA RANC
ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision.
Lass and except Gas Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject lo existing easements and right of ways V record.
All of said property being In he County of Hendry, Stae of Florida
Unless such certficae shalle redeemed according I law, the properlty describe
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at he Clerk's Offcen, 2ad Floor
Admisrftration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on fhe Third Thursday in th
month of April whch is the 16th dNy of Apr0 2009
Dated tas 21fft day of February. 2009
Barbara S Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197 512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SOAUTERNES V. LLC holder of the following cetofi
cale, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued thereon The ncertiocat
number, year of issuance, descrption of property and the name in which it was as
sessoed are as follows
CERD NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
67 2006 1-33-43-31-AOO-0039-0000 JOSEA HERNANODEZ
The Southwest one- uarer of the Northwest one-qouarter of the Southwest one
quarter o theRNorheast one-quaer o Secton 33 Township 43 South, Range 31
Easl, Hendry County, Florida SUBJECT to an easement for an access road of tO
Ease 30 feel thereof. Also known as Lot 163, PIONEER PLANTATION, an unrecorded

Less and except Gas, OI and Mineral right not owned by prior owner.
Subject o existing easements and right of wayes of record
All of said property being in Ihe County of Hendry, Stale of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according o law, the properly described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Office, 2nd Floor
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday mn th
month of A oprl, whc sa he 1h day fApr, 2009
Datoed this 2D5th day of February, 2009.
Barbara S Bu0ler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 107 512 Florida Stalues
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SAUTERNES V, LLC holder of the following certify
ale, has filed osa cerNficate for a ta deed to be issued thereon The cerlficatl
lumber, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which It was as
;eased are as follows:
;ERT NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
'00 2006 1-33-4-31ADO-0234-000OOO JOHANNEH CYR &MATTHEW D CY
% JORDYN TAYLOR PROPERTY, INC
he Northwest one huarler l Ithe outhwes one-uarter o the Southwest one
uarlter of the Southeast one-quarer Section 33, Towns hip 43 ESouth, Range 3
East, Hendry County, Florida. LESS the South 20.00 feet thereof. SUBJECT to al
asementfor an access road o the Eas 30 0 feeltthereof Also known as Lot 154
PIONEER PLANTATION, an unrecorded subdivision
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rRights nel owned by prior owner
Subject o existing easements and right f ways of record
All of sadg property being in the County of Hendry Slate o Florida
less such certificatee shall be redeemed according o law, he property described
n such certificate will e sold o the highest bidder at the Clerks Office 2nd FOO
Idclnltrallon Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11 00 A M, on the Third Thursday In the
nonthof April, Who h is o he 1th day of April, 2009.
Dated this 5th day of February, 2009
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Crcud Court
Hendry Countly Florida
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REQUEST FOR BIDS


HENRY COUNTY JAIL INMATES
BID NUMBER: 2009-17
OPENING DATE AND TIME APRIL 15,2009 at 2 0 00 p
ealeed 3ids will e received by the 3oard of Coust CCommissioners of Hendr
County, Florida, for "Pharmaceutical nervlces for Hendry County Jail Inmatfes"
In order to be considered, Bids must received by he Board of County Commis
owners at the C.. Hall Buiding (Clerk's Office) in the Hendry Couny Courthous
Complex 25 E Hckoee Avenu LaBelle, Florida by April 15,00 at 2 O0
p.m., af which time all responses to Ihis request will be recorded in the presence
of oe or n ore h m winesses
I copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendr
County Purchasim Department, located at 15 S Lee Street, LaBelle, Flordd (fo
pickup). Post Office Box 234D0, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by call ai
(83) 675-5220 or (863) 983-100085.
'his seoici5aon does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay an
costs incurred in the preparation of a response o this Bid, or to contract for an
services The County reservesltherighttoDrejeclanyoraelsuiDbmlals received a
a result of this soicitatiledion, or to cancel n part or In ts ent this Bid, if t s
Ihe beso interest of the County to do so.
Hendry County Is an Equal Opporlunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work

1ENDRY COUNTY
oanetB Taylor' Chair
hoard of County Commissioners
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 19 7.512 Florida Stafues
NOTICE IA HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT III, LLC holder of he following certil
alte, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificatl
umber, year of issuance, desripion of property and the name in which t was as
eased are as follows
MEET NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
102 2006 1-29-43-32-AOO-0042-0000 PAHOKEE ENVIRONMENTAL
CENTER, INC
Parcel 1
'he EaEsf one-haf of the Northwest one-guarter of the Southeast one-uarder of thl
Jotdhwesf one-qua rter of Section 29, Township 43 South, Range 30 East of thi
Iubiic Records of Hendry Count, Florida. Less road dedication of 25 feel on thi
Jorth side of the traot
Parcel 2
'he West one-hA of te Northeast one-gu arer of the Southeast one-arter of thl
Jotdhwesf one-quarter of Section 29, Township 43 South, Range 30 East of thi
Iublic Records of Hendry Count, Florida. less road dedication of 25 feet on thi
Jorth side of traot
Parcel 3
'he Easf one-half of the Southwest one-tuarler of the Southeast one-guarter of thl
Jodthwef one-quarter of Section 29, Township 43 South, Range 30 East of thi
publicc Records of Hendry Count, Florida. Less road dedication of 25 feel on thi
iouth side of the tract
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subioet to exrsong easements and right of ways oEl record
All of said property bein In the County of Hen rySate of Florida
inleses such cerlficEle shall be redeemed according om law, Ihe property descriei
n such cerDifie will be sold fo the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floo
Aministrefalon Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M.. on the Third Thursday in th
month of Aprl, which is Ihe 1th dayoft Apri, 2009
Dated this Tlh day of February. 2009
Barbara S Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197 512 Florida Staufoes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SAUTERNES V, LLC holder of the fallowing cetnifi
alte, has filed said certificate for a lax deed to be Issued thereon The cedrtlflcatl
lumber, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was as
,essed are as follows:
NERT NAME IN
NO YEADR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
101 2006 1-29-43-302-AOO-0041-0000 PAHOKEE ENVIRONMENTAL
CENTER,. INC
dhe East one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of lhe Southeast one-quarter of thi
Jorthwef one-quarter of Section 29, Township 43 South, Range 32 East, Hendr:
;ounty, Florida.
Less and except Gas. Oi and Mineral rights nol owned by prior owner.
Subject t existing easements and right of ways of record
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, SEate of Florida.
less such cerlificale shall be redeemed according to law. lhe property descriel
n such certificate will he sold Io the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Flool
Aminstreflon Wing Lasetle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M.. on the Third Thursday in th
nonth of April, which Is lthe 16th day of April, 2009
Dated this 25th day of February. 009.
Barbara S Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry Counlty, Florida
113575 CGS 3/19,26,4/29/09



NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
OF LANDOWNERS OF
EAST SHORE WATER
CONTROL DISTRICT
Jotice is hereby given thai pursuant 0 call of fhe 0dBoar of Supermisors of Eas
Shore Water Control District, He Annual MeRoing of the Landowners of East Shorn
Vater Control Districtlfor he year 2009 will be held at their office located af 2832 N
ainm Sreet, Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Flor ia, on Wednesday, April 15th
000o, at 9 30 A M, In the forenoon for the purpose of

I Electing one (1) Supervisor for a term of three (3) years
. Receving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as
Ithe landowners ma delermme, and,
I Transacting such ot er business as may come before the meeting
t a person decides to appIea the deoIson of Ie Board of Supervnsors with respe
o any matter considered at te meefig herein referred, he or she may need to en
ure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes th
efrmony and evidence upon which the appeal is made
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 0I
EAST SHORE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT'
BY //Goene Dodgen. Proieslden
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COUNTY OF HENRY, STATE OF FLORIDA
RESOLUTION NO 200 18
RECORDED IN RESOLUTION BOOK XXII, PAGE 46
A RESOLUTON OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FINDING
THAT A FIRE EMERGENCY EXISTS WITHIN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ARND
IMPOSING A MORATORIUM ON UNREGULATED FIRES WITHIN THE COUNTY
WHEREAS, the recent freezes and drouht affecting Hendry Couoty has created an
extreme highd danger of grass, brush and forest fires throughout all of Hendryi
County. and
WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners has the authority under Ordinance
No. 2001-03 to impose a moratorium on all unregulated fires.
NOW. THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION-
ERS OF HENDORY COUNTY, FLORIDA THAT:
1 A fire emergency exists within Hendry County, Florida, under the definilions
and provisarions of Hendry DCounty Ordinance No. 2001-03, as amended.
2. The Board hereby iwmose a moratorium on all unregulated fires wrhm
Hendry County, Florida, as provided in said Ordinance No 2D01-03. Setlion
2, as amended. An unregulated fire means any outdoor fire other lhan a
Cookfire which is not permitted by a government agency
3 The moratorium imposed hereby shall be efectlve Immeodiately and shall
remain in eofecl until further action by this Board.
Duly considered and adapted by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry

Florida, this 24th day of February, 2009.


ATTEST:
Anita Blschel, Deputy Clerk
Barbara S. Butler, Clerk


BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
DF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
Janet B Taylor Chair


Certified to be a true and
correct copy of the original
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk Circuit Caourt
Hendry County Florida
: A. Bischelf
eputy Clerk
Date: 3 h-09


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NOTICE OF PUBLIC
HEARING
PRELIMINARY PLAT

APPLICATION
HENDRY COUNTY

Notice is hereby given that the
Local Planning Agency of Hendry
County (LPA) will hold a public
hearing on April 22, 2009 at 6:00
p.m., at the Hendry County
Courthouse, Commission
Chambers, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave,
La Belle, Florida, to consider the
Preliminary Plat Application of
Grovewood Estates (PL06-0003),
a subdivision of a portion of
Section 27, Township 43 South,
Range 29 East including a portion
of Section 3, Township 44, Range
29. The subdivision is located at
the northeast end of E Road.


A copy of the proposed
Preliminary Plat is available for
inspection on weekdays between
the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m., at the Hendry County
Planning and Zoning
Department, 165 South Lee
Street, LaBelle, Florida.


All interested persons may appear
and be heard with respect to the
issues at said meeting. All adver-
tised public hearings are subject to
Section 286.0105, Florida
Statutes, which states that anyone
desiring to appeal decisions made
by the Local Planning Agency
and/or the Board of County
Commissioners of Hendry
County may be required to fur-
nish a verbatim (word for word)
record of the proceedings that
includes testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is based.


Orvell Howard, Chair
Hendry County Local Planning Agency


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


Grab a bargain from your
neighbor's garage, attic,
basement or closet in
today's classifieds.


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Grab a bargain from your Buying a car? Look in
neighbor's garage, attic, the classified. Selling Your new car could be in
basement or closet in a car? Look in the today's paper. Have
today's classified. declassified. you looked for it


"$8',000-Tax Creditinalst Home"


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TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.: 2008-045-CP
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF
Jeroboam Sam Fran
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
Jeroboam Sam Frank, deceased, whose
dat of death wasE October 24, 2006, is
eeing inm the Circuit Court for Hendry
County, Florida, Probate Division, the ad
dress of which is Pool Office BOx 1760,
La Belle, FL 33975. The names and ad
dresses f he personal representative
and the personal representative's matter.
ney are set forth be ow.
All crediors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or emands
against te deedent's estate on whom a
copy of his nofice is required to be
served ust fie her cams wthin
court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLI
CATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DTEDATE F SERVICE F A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate must fie their
cfalm with fis court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE
CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
The dat of first publication of this notice
is March 26,2009.
Personal Representative
Nita Bile
HC 61,Box 5
Clewlston, FL 33440
Ralph Elver
Florida Bar Number 215084
Paverse Law Firm
Attorney fr Personal Representative:
PO. Drawer 2280
LaBelle FL 33975
Telephone(863) 675-5800
Fax No. (863)675-4998
314136 CGS 3/26,4/2/2009
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN ANDO FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 22008 C 001359
CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC SUCCESS
SOR BY MERGER TO CHASE MANHAT
TAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION,
Plaintiff
NOEL DE ARMS, et al,
Defendants)
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: NOELDEARMAS
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
7415SW93RD Avenue
Miami, FL 33173-3256
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY THROUGH, UNDER, AND
AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDI.
VISUAL DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAL OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES
MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUS-
ES, HEIRS. DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR
OTHER CLAIMANTS
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to
foreclose a mortgage on the following
property in HENDRY County, Florida:
LOT 10 AND THE WEST 1/2 OF LOT
20, BLOCK 438, OF THE GENERAL
PLAN OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, BE.
ING A SUBDIVISION OF BLOCK 111,
IN THE CITY OF CLEWISTON, AC-
CORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 3, PAGE 24, PUBLIC RECORDS
OF HENORY COUNTY, FLORIDA
as been filed agamnt you and you are re-
quilred to serve a copy f our written de-
fenses within 30 days after the first
PubltCefIon, 5 any ono Florida Oe auit Law
Group, PL Plaintiff's attorney, whose
address is 9011 Corporate Lake Drive,
Sutle 300,Tampa, Florida 33634. and file
the original with this Court either before
service on Plaintiff;s atorneyor immedi-
ately thereafter, otherwise a default will
be entered against eyou for the relief de-
manded in the Complaint or petition.
This notice shal be published once a
week for two consecutive weeks In he
Clewislon News.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of Ihe
Couran on this 9O day of March, 2009
Barbara S. Butler
Cleark of the Court
By: /S/A. Holsbeke
As Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group FL
P.O. 3ox 25018
Tampa, FL 33622-5018
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Aol persons needing a ape
cial accommodation Io participate in
this proceeding should contact Ihe
Deputy Court Adminhtrator whose of
floe is located at Lee County Justice
Center. Room 3112, 1700 Monroe
Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, rle-
phone number (81 3)335-2299;
1-800-955-8771 (TDD or
1-B000-9-8770 /v va FIorida Relay
Service, not later than seven (7) days
S1nor lo this proceeds,

It's never too late to find
the perfect gift. Look
for it in the classifieds.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
Thea Area Housing Commission of Cle-
wslfon, LaBelle and Hendry County will
hold Ie Regsular Monthly Meeting on
ThaursdayV. March 26, 2009 at S O0
PM. at The Greentree South Commu-
nity Center al LaBelle, Florida, Hendry
ConetFy
The purpose of the meeting is to conduct
Ithe general business and consider any
t ter matter that may be brought e-
fore the Housing Commission. Any
persoaun or persons woheig to appeal
any decision made a sauc meeting
mustf ensure hat a verbatim record is
made upon which the appeal is to be
The meeting will include any business
before the "Hendry County Non-Proid
Housing, Ion'c
014550 CB/ON 3023/09





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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197 512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVENTHATMALBEC II, LLC holder o the following certificate,
as filed said certificate for a ty deed to be issued hereon e certificate number
year of issuance, descnptaion of property and the name in which it was assessed
are as follows
GERT NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASE9SED
1171 2006 1 22 44 32 010 00830100 TODD JAMES, LLC

Hendry County, Flonda


Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate wll be sold to the highest bidder at tie Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBella, Flori-
da, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the
month otfApdl, which Is te16th day of April, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009


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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SAUTERNES V, LLCholder of the following ertfl-
ate, has filed sad crticate for a tax deed to be issued thereon The ert cate
number, year of issuance, description of property and e name in which was as
sesse are as fllows
CENT NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1042 2001 1-2244-32-010-0009-0070 JULIA GOZALEZ
Lot 7, Block of NTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION according to
the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 37, of the Public Records of Hendry
County, Hornda


All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida
Unless such certifaate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
insuch certficate wil be sold to the highest bidder at e Clerks Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBella, Flori-
da, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday in the
month oApl, which I the16th day o April, 2009
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009
Bartara S Butler
Clek of Circuit Court
Hendry county Flonda
313572 CGS 3/19,26,4/2,9/09

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
OF LANDOWNERS OF
PELICAN LAKE WATER
CONTROL DISTRICT
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of Pelican
Lake Water Control Distnct, the Annual Mee of the Landowners of Pelcan Lake
Water Control District for tihe year 2009 will be held at their office located at 2832 N
Main Street, Belle Glade Palm Beach County, Florida, on Wednesday Apnl 15th,
2009, at100 A M, in e forenoon for the purpose of
1 Electing one (1) Supervisor for a term of three (3) years
2 Re n annual reports and tngsuch action w respecteretoas
the landownes may determine, an ,
3 Transactng such other business as may come before the meeang
If a person decides to appeal the decision of the Board of Supervisors with respect
to any matter considered at the meeing herein referred, he or she may need to en-
sure hat averbatm record of the proeedngsis made, which record includes the
esmony andevidence uponwhic the apple is made
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF
PELICAN LAKE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
BY Is/ Paul Allen, President
314091 BGS 03/26,0402/09

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT III, LLC holder of the Ifollc owing cerfi-
cat has led sad ertificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon The icate
number year of issuance, description of property and he name in which it was as
sessed are as follows
CERT NAME IN
NO YEAR ** WHICH ASSESSED
798 2006 PA KEE ENVIRONMENTAL
CENTER, INC
Parcel 1
The East one-half of the Northwest one quarter of the Northeast ore-quarter of the
Northwest one quarter of the Seceon 29, Township 43 South Range 32 East of the
Pubic Records of Hendry County Fon Less road edicaton of the 25on the
North side of the tract
Parcel 2
The West one-half of the Northeast one-qnarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the
Northwest one-quarter of Section 29, Townshp 43 South, Range 32 East of the
Public Records of Hendry County Flonda less road dedication of 25' on the North
side of the tract
Parel 3
The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter northeast one-uaer of the North
west one-quarter of Seaturn 29, Township 43 South, Range 32 East of the Public
Records of Hendry County, FloEda
Parcel 4
The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the
Northwest one-quarter of Section 29 Township 43 South Range 32 East of the
Public Records of Hendry County, Floda Less ad education of 25' on the South
side of the tract


Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate wll be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Flori-
da, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the
month o Apdl, whchis the 16tho day of April, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009


313561 CGS 3/19,26,4/2,9/09 t


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENRY COUNTY
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO 26-2009-CA-000128
WELLS FARGO BANK,
NA, SUCCESSOR
BY MERGER TO
WELLS FARGO HOME
MORTGAGE, INC,
Plantiff
WILLIAM HERNANDEZ, metal,
Defendants)

TO ELIZABETH HERNANDEZ
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS

CURRENTADDRESS UNKNOWN
ANYANDALLUNKNOWNPARTIES
CLAIMING BY
THROUGH, UNDER, AND
AGAINST THE HERE-
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WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAL OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UN-
KNOWN PARTIES
MAY CLAIM AN IN-
TEREST AS SPOUS-
ES, HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, OR
OTHER CLAIMANTS
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS UNKNOWN
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YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to
foreclose a mortgage on the following
property in HENDRY County, Florida
LOT9, SUNSHINE LAKE ESTATES,
ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF
RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 6, PAGE
175, PUBLIC RE
CORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY FLORIDA.
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HOME
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The reality: We all have animals


By Pastor John Hicks

First United Methodist Church
It's hard to believe, but Easter
is right around the corner. So are
taxes.
This is another year where
Easter and taxes fall on the same
week.
I find it ironic that as I sit at my
computer trying to outline my
Easter messages, I have the tax
deadline weighing down on me.
I have my Bible opened to the
passage proclaiming, "He is not
here, He is risen," and nearby is
my tax material for 2008.
With no apologies to the IRS,
one seems spiritual and the other
mundane.
One minute I'm at the cross,
the next I'm at my checkbook.
Even though I might feel a
little crucified financially, the time
I spend on one seems holy, the
other worldly.
One reminds me how God in


Christ paid it all, and the next re-
minds me that there's something
I have to pay.
In all of this, I try to keep in
mind the words of our Lord to
give Caesar the things that are
Caesar's and give to God the
things that are God's.
Sometimes, however, I strug-
gle with what I want or have to
give.
I'm currently planning my
message for the Palm Sunday
Sunrise service at the Clewiston
levee at 6:30 a.m. on April 5, and
I can't help but wonder about the
guy who gave Jesus his donkey
for the Palm Sunday procession.
I wonder if the guy who gave
the donkey for Jesus to ride into
Jerusalem on Palm Sunday strug-
gled with his giving or the fact that
he was asked to give generously
in a time when finances were
tight.
We don't know his name or
what he looks like.
We only know that Jesus told


His disciples that "If anyone asks
you why you are taking the don-
keys, say that the Master has need
of them, and he will send them at
once." (Matthew 21:3)
Did this guy just give the ani-
mals to someone in need, or did
he know it was Jesus who needed
the donkeys?
Did he worry about getting the
donkeys back?
I wonder about these things
because sometimes it's hard for
me to give as freely as I might.
There are times I like to keep
my animals to myself for my own
use.
Sometimes I rationalize not
giving by wondering if my little
deeds and giving today will re-
ally make a difference in the long
run.
Sometimes I don't give it be-
cause I'm not sure what to give or
how to give, or I get busy and put
things on the back burner.
And then there are the times
God calls to my heart and I re-


spond to our Lord, and feel hon-
ored that a gift of mine would be
used to carry Jesus forward to
proclaim the Kingdom and make
a difference in the life of another.
The reality is that all of us have
a donkey.
You and I each have something
in our lives which, if given back to
God, could, like the donkey, move
Jesus and His story further down
the road.
Maybe you could reach out
and help a friend or a neighbor,
or encourage a child.
Maybe you can sing, or hug, or
teach a class, or speak a foreign
language.
Maybe you can give a cold
glass of water to someone who
is thirsty. Maybe you can write a
check.
Whichever, that's your donkey.
Whichever, it could be that God
wants to mount your donkey and
enter into another place, another
situation, another heart.


The Tried Stone, a Sure Foundation!


By Jackie Miller,
Evangelist


First Christian Church
In Isaiah 28:16, Isaiah proph-
esied: "Behold I lay in Zion for a
foundation a stone, a tried stone,
a precious stone, a sure found
tion: he that believeth shall not
make haste."
The scripture is filled with the
trials of Jesus and His Church. Je-
sus Himself was tried by the devil,
among other places, in the wil-
derness of temptation.
He was led out into the wilder-
ness to be tempted by the devil.
The devil tried the stone and Je-
sus did not break.
The devil departed form Him
for a season and returned many
times and always the same. The
stone did not break!
Not only was the Lord tried
by the devil, He was also tried by
man.
They said to Him in the clos-
ing days of His ministry, "By what
authority doest thou these things,
and who gave thee this authority?
Many and varied were the tri-
als. Is it lawful to give tribute to
Caesar?
Whose wife shall she be?
What is the greatest com-
mandment in the law?
Show us a sign from heaven.
How then doth
He now say I am come down
out of heaven?
How can he give us His flesh
to eat? Art thou the King of the
Jews? What is truth?
How can a man be born again


when he is old?" On and on the
questions came throughout His
ministry.
Jesus was thoroughly tried
by men, and the stone did not
break!
Not only was He tried by the
devil and man; the Heavenly Fa-
ther tried Him. On the cross Jesus
said, "My God; My God!
Why hast thou forsaken Me?:
The tried stone did not break!
Not only was the stone a tried
stone; but it was also a precious
stone. Isaiah said it was a precious
cornerstone and Peter called it a
stone elect and precious.
Under normal circumstances
we take water for granted. It is as
near to us as the turn of the tap.
But to a person on the desert with
no prospects of getting more, his
canteen full of water is more pre-
cious than gold.
He will not wish to waste a
drop. Jesus, who gives the water
of life, must be recognized as the
most precious thing in our lives!
Peter told the council at Je-
rusalem, when they were being
tried for healing the lame man at
the Beautiful Gate of the Temple,
"There is therefore now no other
name under Heaven given among
men whereby we must be saved."
Jesus is our only Hope!
The stone was also a sure
foundation.
Paul told Timothy, "Howbeit
the firm foundation of God stand
eth sure.
The Lord knoweth them that
are His, let everyone that nameth
the name of the Lord Jesus depart
from iniquity."
Remember Peter said, "Ye also


are living stones, built up a spiri-
tual house."
And again Paul tells us in
Ephesians that we are no longer
strangers and sojourners, but fel-
low citizens with the saints and
the household of God, built upon
the foundation of Apostles and
Prophets, Jesus Christ, Himself,
being the chief cornerstone."
All Christians are a part of the
Rock, and the gates of Hades shall
not prevail against it.
Jesus gives the best plan for
a life when He tells us in the Ser-
mon on the Mount; "Everyone
that heareth these words of mine,
and doeth them shall be likened
unto a wise man who built his
house upon the rock,
And the floods came, and the
winds blew, and beat upon that
house, and it fell not, for it was
founded upon the rock.
And everyone that heareth
these words of mine and doeth
them not unto a foolish man who
built his house upon the sand.
And the winds came and the
winds blew and beat upon that
house and it fell and great was the
fall thereof."
The Stone is sure, and we are
sure. We are just as sure as the
Lord is sure! We stand or fall in
Christ.
Our salvation is just as sure
and solid as the Rock of Ages. The
stone is tried, precious, and sure!
Jesus told the chief priest after
the Trimphal Entry that the stone
that the builders rejected, the
same was made the head of the
corner.
Whoever falls on this stone
shall be broken in pieces, and on


whomever it falls it will scatter
him as dust.
Those who are part of the
stone elect and precious are inde-
structable and those who are not
shall be ground as powder and
scattered as dust.
To those who are not a part
of the stone, Peter has a word
of warning in the eighth verse of
First Peter, chapter one.
He refers to the stone of stum-
bling and the rock of offence.
He further states they stumble
at the word.
Many have stumbled over the
Stone made without hands.
To many, that Stone is a rock
of offence.
I know of no place where peo-
ple stumble at the word and trip
over the rock of offence as much
as how to be saved.
Peter said on the day of Pen-
tecost to those who inquired,
"What shall we do?"
"Repent and be baptized every
one of you in the name of Jesus
Christ for the remission of sins,
and ye shall receive the gift of the
Holy Spirit."
Luke tells us in Acts the eighth
chapter of an example of how a
baptism was performed.
"They went down into the
water.., they came up out of the
water."
In spite of the clarity of God's
word, many there are who stum-
ble at the word and trip up on the
rock of offence.
"The stone is tried, precious,
and sure. Jesus said, "Upon this
rock I will build My Church and
the gates of Hades shall not pre-
vail against it."


Don't ask me for a watered-down version


By The Reverend Samuel
S. Thomas, Ph. D.
Saint Martin's Church, Clewiston
A recent news item on TV
caught my attention when the re-
porter told of the resignation of an
institutional chaplain on the east
coast.
The chaplain felt that she
could not use the words "God" or
"Lord" as the reporter conveyed,
and so she resigned.
The institution sent out two
faxed statements, one from the
President and CEO and the other
from the Senior Chaplain.
The statements had to do with
a "suggestion" to be "inspiration-
al but not religious" at their staff
meetings.
My recollection of the roots of
the word "inspire" is that it comes
from "in-spirited." and that sounds
"religious" enough to me.
Since the institutional staff
was reported to come from vari-
ous backgrounds, it was inferred
that all traditions should be re-
spected.























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That struck me as curious.
Once you're talking about "inspi-
rational" you're off and running.
If you're a religiously trained
person say a chaplain, that would
likely get you back to things "re-
ligious and not necessarily inspi-
rational."
It sounds like the job, a chap-
laincy, calls for a religiously trained
person -isn't that what chaplains
are? but you want them to be
"inspirational but not religious."
Wow! I am one of that group
referred to as "clergy." It is a dif-
ferent group than the "laity" and
involves religious beliefs.
Religion is a part of my iden-
tity; as much as my preference
for certain makes of automobiles,
my favorite foods, my love of ani-
mals, my choice of clothing; in
short it is "me."
I don't parcel out parts of me
when called upon to do some-
thing. If someone asks me to par-
ticipate in an activity or share in an
event, it is with the understanding
that those who asked wish me to
offer what I have to contribute.



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When asked to give an invo-
cation, or benediction, or offer a
prayer, I do so out of the religious
traditions that have helped shape
me and make me the person, and
clergyman, that I am.
People who want "generic"
representations, or sometimes
no representation at all, ask for a
lesser person than I am.
I doubt that they tell their me-
chanics to use monkey wrenches
instead of socket sets or the muf
fler folks to use a "ne-size-fits-all"
replacement.
Generics are not always the
way to go.
Placing limits on people we
ask to share in special times in
our lives keeps them from be-
ing who they are; and limits an
opportunity to learn something
ourselves (I've learned a lot from
people with whom I disagreed or
didn't particularly like!).
I have refused to take part in an
"ecumenical" marriage because I
was not to wear any distinctive
clergy garb or to comment on
the scriptures I was to read, or to

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St. Joseph the Worker Church
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Dinners include fried fish, hush
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Thrift shop open
at Church of God
of Prophecy
The Church of God of Proph-
ecy, in Moore Haven, will have
a thrift shop open on Saturdays
from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all things
are given for a donation, this is to
help for expenses of the church.
We feel in helping the church
it is helping you also, with your
needs.
All things are nice and clean,
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stand equal or, higher than the
other clergy.
I suggested that what was
sought was a layperson and not
clergy, and didn't see any partici-
pation as "ecumenical" at all.
One principal asked me to
attend a dedication of a new
school.
I asked what I might contribute
but she told me that there would
be no "religious" acts.
I asked about what was being
done to recognize God's place in
the school, and she told me that
they were going to play some
"nice" music.
I didn't attend; I had nothing to
contribute.
Do I respect other traditions?
Of course!
But I ask that mine is also re-
spected.
In this day and age of erosion
of values (look around you if you
don't believe it!), we all need to
"stand for something lest we fall
for anything."
We're talking about who we
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The 2009 Glades County Youth Livestock Shows


The week started with the ex-
hibitors weighing in their animals
at 2 p.m. on the first day of March.
Steers had to weigh at least 850
pounds in addition to having a
minimum of 1.75 lbs average
daily weight gain. This was based
on 169 days from the first weigh
in that took place on September
13, 2008. Twenty one of the 22
steers that weighed in on Sunday
met both criteria for the show. All
forty two Swine reached or ex-
ceeded the minimum weight of
225 pounds, and the Dairy Exhibi-
tors were only required to weigh
in their animals if they intended to
sell. There were a total of 31 dairy
animals that checked in.
Bronson Arena was a very
popular place this week. The
Dairy show started the week off
on Monday, March 2 at 7 p.m.
John Huysman was the announc-
er and Lindsey Swaford led in the
Pledge of Allegiance and Prayer.
There were 24 exhibitors display-
ing 31 animals. These animals
were classed according to age.
The Judge for the evening was
Gene Holcomb of Okeechobee.
He awarded 25 of the 31 with blue
ribbons. The Jr. Grand Champion
was awarded to Teale Humphries
with her Brown Swiss, "Bumble
Bee". Kelsey Ahern took Jr. Re-
serve Grand Champion with her
Brown Swiss, "Primrose". Teale
Humphries won Sr. Grand Cham-


pion with "Dolar", also a Brown
Swiss, and Kelsey Ahern took the
honor ofSr. Reserve Grand Cham-
pion with another Brown Swiss
named "Dafodil". Jr. Showman-
ship was won by Jesse Espinosa,
and Sr. Showmanship was award-
ed to Teale Humphries. The Dairy
Exhibitors are members of the
"Cows R Us" 4-H club led by Terri
Smith, the Udder Club led by Kell
Ahern, and the Moore Haven FFA
Chapter led by Phillip Cosby.
On Tuesday night March 3, the
Swine Show was announced by
Tommy Hare and Warner Ward
delivered the Prayer and led the
Pledge of Allegiance. The swine
were classed according to their
weights, and there were eight
classes ranging from super light
weight to Extra Super Heavy
Weight. There were 42 entries, in-
cluding 1 swine for the FFA Chap-
ter, raised by Jake Griffin and one
swine raised by Tanner Mathis for
the 4-H Chapter. Mr. Allen News-
ome was the judge and selected
Seth Garvey as Grand Champion
Swine with his 272 pound York-
shire and also selected Samantha
Barnes as Reserve Grand Cham-
pion for her Yorkshire X weigh-
ing in at 260 pounds. The judge
awarded 30 of the 42 with blue
ribbons. Jr. Showmanship was
earned by Lacy Cline, and Eric
Bryan received Sr. Showmanship.
Rick Ahrens judged showman-


MHES Students
Mrs. Ford's fifth-grade class celebrated Chalo Nitka by
creating floats that depicted scenes from Glades County
History.


ship. The exhibitors are members
of the 4-H Club "Rooters" led by
Buddy and Betty Kay C- ,---- -,
the Moore Haven FFA ii I hi,
lip Cosby.
One of the cutest events of
the week was the Pee Wee Show
which was held on Wednesday
and Thursday night just prior to
the Steer Show and Livestock
Auction. The Pee Wee exhibitors
sported new "Little Rascals" T-
shirts designed by their 4-H club
leaders Celeste Dotson and Viv-
ian Hart. Of the 24 exhibitors five
showed little pigs, three showed
rabbits, there were three goats,
one lamb, seven adorable dairy
calves and five beef calves. They
all did a wonderful job and re-
ceived blue ribbons and medal-
lions.
On Wednesday evening Tom-
my Hare again announced the
Show, and Rebecca Langdale led
the Pledge and Prayer. 21 steer
exhibitors proudly displayed their
animals. The steers ranged in
weight from 1065 to 1490 pounds
and were divided into five classes
according to their weights. Tra-
vis Arp from University of Florida
resided as judge over the show.
He awarded all but three with
blue ribbons and praised the ex-
hibitors for their dedication to
their projects. Austin Lee won
Grand Champion with his 1,205
pound Charolais steer bred by


Montsdeoca Ranch. Warner Ward
was awarded Reserve Grand
Champion with his Alico bred
1,325 pound Angus Cross steer.
Kendry Murphy was awarded
Home Grown Grand Champion
and Jake Griffin took the honor
of Reserve Home Grown Grand;
both were Glades County bred by
Lykes Brothers, Inc. Amy Perry
received the Jr. Showmanship
and Sarah Thomas the Sr. Show-
manship award for their skill in
showing their animals. Sara Teele
won Grand Champion Pure Bred
Beef Breeding with her Brahman
Bull. Kendra Murphy had an av-
erage daily weight gain of 4.2
pounds which earned her the
weight gain award. There are two
4-H steer clubs. Sarah Williams
leads the "Hot Shot Cattle Club",
and "The Beefmakers" is led by
Calinda Chapman. The Moore
Haven FFA Chapter is led by Mr.
Phillip Cosby
Throughout the week we
were graced with the presence
of our 2009 (i. .i.. i i .. i
Chalo Nitka (... i ...
staff, Jr. M iss i- i .1 . i ...
and Princess Jesse Espinosa pre-
sented all winners with ribbons
and belt buckles.
On Thursday night Tommy
Hare welcomed everyone to the
Livestock Auction and Lindsey
Ringstaff followed leading every-
one in the Pledge of Allegiance


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Submitted photo
Mini floats
Picture here are a few of what Mrs. Ford's fifth-grade class
created to show what their pride in Glades County.


and Prayer. Janet Story of the Grown Reserve Grand Champi-
Glades County Cattlemen's As- ons. Janet also presented plaques
sociation awarded Kendry Mur- to Lykes Brothers Inc. the breed-
phy with a $500.00 check and er of both home grown steers.
Jake Griffin with $250.00 for their Mr. Harvey Sapp accepted the
Home Grown Grand and Home plaques on their behalf.


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of the
Glades Electric Cooperative, Inc.
ANNUAL MEETING
March 28, 2009


Glades Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s 2009
Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday,
March 28, 2009 at Osceola Middle School
in Okeechobee, Florida. The purpose of the
meeting being to elect trustees and hear
annual officers' reports.
Registration, Entertainment and Voting will
begin at 8:00 a.m. The Business Meeting
will begin at 10:00 a.m.

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FCAT ready
Ms. Linda Timmons' third-grade students at Moore Haven Elementary School are pictured
wearing their "Rock the FCAT" shirts during FCAT week.


Rock the Test
Faculty at Moore Haven Elementary did their best to encourage students to do their best
during FCAT testing my decorating the halls at their school for motativation. Picture above
is Assistant Principal Ms. Sonya King.

MHES Citizens of the month


February 2009
The following students have
earned recognition as February
Citizens of the Month at Moore
Haven Elementary School. This
is a very special honor since it
means that they have done a
commendable job of showing
Trustworthiness. Trustworthiness


is being honest, reliable and cou-
rageous.
I ,,, ., ,, I ., D ore,
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First Grade: Christopher Da-
vidson, Kasey Estes, Breanna Hill-
Robbins.
Second Grade: Alexis Burress,
Stephanie Gamez, Blane Hough.


Third Grade: Rosemary Ara-
gus, Gabriella Brown, Luis Sal-
S-,.1.-
I ,,il. Grade: Glenda Barnett,
Alex Freyermuth, Tori Light.
Fifth Grade: Tavarien Brown,
Savanna Devine, Kate Perry.
Sixth Grade: Kyle Hubbard,
Dorinda Morton.


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Thursday, March 26, 2009


Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


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Sweet Deception: Youth in the crosshairs, again


Targeting the youth of America
is nothing new for the tobacco
industry.
Despite industry denials, we
know Big Tobacco has targeted
youth through the use of cartoon
characters, sports sponsorships,
sexy models, and aggressive ad-
vertising campaigns.
Though much of the industry's
strategy to hook young people
revolves around advertising and
promotional activities, new prod-
uct development plays a huge
role in the recruitment of new to-
bacco users.
One of the most significant
developments in recent years has
been the explosion in flavored to-
bacco products.
The unaddressed
threat
At virtually every corner con-
venience store and local beverage


stores such as Patson's and Hari's,
a wide array of flavored cigars,
cigarillos, blunt wraps, and spit
tobacco products can be found.
Offerings include a cornuco-
pia of fruity candy flavors such as
grape, peach, apple, watermelon,
pineapple, and strawberry, al-
cohol flavors like apple martini,
rum, and wine, and traditional kid
favorites like chocolate, vanilla,
and honey.
Some of these stores even sell
the hookahs or water pipes that
are becoming increasing popular
with college youth and are fre-
quently used with exotic flavored
tobaccos.
Flavor is an integral part of the
spit tobacco industry's gradua-
tion strategy.
They use lower nicotine prod-
ucts in familiar, kid-friendly flavors
as starter products for youth.
Youth in internet chat sites are
anticipating spit tobaccos with


new flavors like watermelon.
If you search for "watermelon
Skoal," you will find hits on MyS-
pace, YouTube, and other sites.
The talk is all excitement over
the possibility of a new flavor
coming out.
"I am just a freshman in H.S.
and I have been dipping since the
end of Eighth-grade."
A US Smokeless Tobacco Com-
pany (UST) document, discussing
Hawken, one of the first sweet,
low-nicotine brands, noted that
"these products have reached
kids four to five years earlier than
we have contacted them in the
past." (January 21, 1980 confi-
dential document from UST.)
Flavor is also playing a role in
new products that are being pro-
moted by the industry.
Most of the emerging trends
in tobacco incorporate the use of
flavors.
The new Camel and Marlboro


snus products being marketed by
Reynolds American and Phillip
Morris come in flavors like mint
and spice.
Responding to the
flavor craze
As citizens concerned about
the influences on our youth, what
can we do to deal with the grow-
ing flavored tobacco trend?
In Florida, some counties are
currently pursuing local ordi-
nances which prohibit the sale of
flavored tobacco products.
Florida has developed an
action plan and tools to assist
groups interested in implement-
ing this strategy in their own com-
munities.
The materials include a draft
ordinance, retail store survey,
talking points, power point pre-
sentations, hand outs, and much
more.


This past October, Drug Free
Coalitions were developed in
Hendry and Glades Counties
through the Tobacco Prevention
Program to address Alcohol, To-
bacco, and other drugs affecting
our community's youth.
Community Coalitions are
comprised of parents, teachers,
law enforcement, businesses, re-
ligious leaders, health providers,
and other leaders who mobilize
at the local level to positively af-
fect their community.
By connecting multiple sectors
of the community in a compre-
hensive approach, it is possible
to achieve real outcomes in sub-
stance abuse and violence reduc-
tion.
The coalition held a retreat in
February to develop their mission
statement and formulate a steer-
ing committee to move forward.
Mission: The Drug Free Hen-
dry County Coalition is dedicated


to empowering youth, and over
time adults, to reject harmful sub-
stances by increasing education,
motivation, collaboration, and
awareness to create a safe and
healthy community.
If you are interested in be-
coming involved, please attend
the next Coalition meeting on
Monday, April 20 at the Clewiston
High School Auditorium begin-
ning at 5:30 p.m.
For more information on the
local campaign and coalition,
please contact the Hendry Coun-
ty Health Department's Tobacco
Prevention Program at 863-674-
4041.
In Glades County please call
Angelica Pefa at 863-946-0707
ext. 220.


La Florida and the Spanish Expedition of the 1600s


A fruitless journey
for the Spanish as
they pushed to
release those who
had been taken as
slaves

By Butch Wilson
Clewiston Museum

The sun sank slowly across
the heavens as it followed an age-
less, celestial trail that linked two
worlds; night and day.
Its golden orb radiated, filling
the sky with paschal hues of col-
or, as it paused momentarily on
the fringes of the western horizon
and then disappeared.
Only the red crimson sky be-
trayed its hidden presence as
nighttime ushered in.
The darkening sky brought
relief to the weary, sun burnt sol-
diers and Indians who had toiled
all day in the hot sun.
Their bodies, arms, and shoul-
ders ached from the listless hours
they had spent paddling in the
cramped, wet quarters of the
dugouts.
Now they steered their canoes
to the sandy shoreline, eagerly an-
ticipating a hot meal and rest.
The canoes were beached and
some of the men went in search
of firewood, while others estab-
lish a primitive campsite.
Soon the tantalizing aroma of
fresh broiled fish and baking oys-
ters filled the cool night air.
Warm, flickering fires and full
stomachs brought rest and clo-
sure to the night as the Spanish
soldiers slumbered off to sleep.
The restless Indians bedded
down, but sleep eluded them.
Cold, clammy droplets of mois-
lure formed on the Tocobago In-
dian's tense bodies as each lay
quietly, reminiscing and cultivat-
ing an ancient fear, the Calusas.
Tomorrow's journey would


bring the small expedition into
the land of the powerful Calusa
and the thought of confronting
their dreaded enemy was terrify-
ing.
They knew the horrors that
awaited the man or woman who
fell captive to the Calusa.
A silent, but unspoken signal
passed uncannily through their
ranks.
All rose together, moving
through the encampment like
shadows in the night.
Ghostly images, void of flesh
and blood, leaving no physical
traces as they stepped soundless
and effortlessly past their Spanish
companions.
They quietly pushed their dug-
outs into the sea's dark canopy
of cover and started paddling re-
lentlessly north, like crazed men
driven by terror.
The ole saying "Ignorance is
Bliss" wasn't embraced by the
Tocobago Indians in this Tall Tale
yarn that took place in 1679.
It is time to take "A Walk in The
Past" and read about a Spanish
expedition in south Florida.
In 1679, Spanish Governor
Pablo Salazar received word that
captive Spaniards were being
held as slaves at the province of
Calus.
His informant was an Indian
chief called Caciqee Medina, who
traded and worked with Indians
from the Tocobago Indian Na-
tion.
The Tocobagos lived in the
Tampa Bay region and were al-
ways feuding with the Calusas.
They probably reported the
Spanish captive's plight to Ca-
siqee Medina for purposes that
went beyond humanitarian rea-
sons.
The Calusa Indian Nation was
an ancient enemy that the Toco-
bago fought, hated and feared.
What better way to play two
superpowers in Florida, the Span-
ish against the Calusa.
The Spanish captive incident


only confirmed all was not well
on the Calusa frontier.
Information concerning Calu-
sa hostilities wasn't new to Gov-
ernor Salazar.
In a letter written in 1675, to
the crown, Governor Salazar de-
scribes the Calusas as the most
warlike and troublesome Indians
in Florida.
He wrote that they killed ship-
wreck survivors and Indians,
whose nations were under Span-
ish protection.
Earlier Spanish letters report
that a truce was established in
1612, between the Spaniards and
Calusas.
The truce lasted at least until
1634, because a letter written by
a priest in the same year indicated
the Spaniards and Calusas were
still on peaceful terms.
Calusa hostilities would have
occurred after 1634.
There are no recorded instanc-
es of Spanish slavers or European
diseases in South Florida that
could have fueled hostilities dur-
ing this time, so what happened?
The problem may have
stemmed simply from "The
changing of the guards," when a
new Calusa Casiqee took power.
A new ruler may have exer-
cised a different political agenda,
one that was fiercely patriotic and
traditional.
Historians will probably never
know what really reignited the
Calusa hostilities.
The 1679 report on Spanish
Captives spurred Governor Sala-
zar to act.
He created a small expedition
under the joint command of Juan
Cruz and Casiqee Medina.
They were to negotiate and
ransom the Spanish captives from
the Calusas.
The expedition consisted of
Spanish soldiers and Indian war-
riors.
Traveling by canoes, the expe-
dition traveled down the Appala-
chia River to the Gulf of Mexico,


then southward along the west
coast of Florida to Tampa Bay.
The expedition stopped at a
village along the way called Al-
cola; it had a population of 300
persons.
They rested and continued
south, stopping at another village
called Pojoi that had up to 300
people.
The chief of the village begged
the soldiers not to continue south
because the Calusa would view
his village with contempt for not
attacking the soldiers.
The chief said the Calusa
would bring severe reprisals
against his people.
The expedition disregarded
the chief's request and continued
south.
Other village chiefs appealed
to the Spanish expedition, beg-
ging them to turn back for fear
of retaliatory acts against their vil-
lages by the Calusa.
The villager's fear of the Calu-
sas rubbed off on the expedition
because all the Indian warriors
traveling with the expedition fled
into the night, abandoning the
group.
The small force of Spanish
soldiers was ill equipped to face
a large Calusa force, so they re-
turned to north Florida without
the Spanish captives.
Governor Salazar was updated
by the expedition's leaders and
reacted in a strange way.
He wrote a letter to the crown
in 1680, and suggested missions
be established in the Calusa In-
dian Nation.
We will never know what his
intentions or expectations were in
writing such a letter.
There was a war going on in
South Florida, and he was asking
for missions!
There will be more "Tale Tales"
in next week's edition "A Walk in
The Past," when the Spanish at-
tempt to establish a mission in
the Calusa Indian Nation.


I hope you have enjoyed this
story.
Contact the Clewiston Mu-
seum if you have questions, ar-
tifacts, pictures, or a "Whale of
a Tale" that you would like to
share.
The Museum's hours are Mon-


day through Friday from 9 a.m. to
4 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to
1 p.m.
Butch Wilson is the Clewis-
ton Museum Director. He can be
reached at clewistonmuseum@
embarqmail.com, or by phone at
863-983-2870.


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Understanding the
effects of unchecked
kidney diseases;
finding help before
it's too late
By Pat Dobbins, R.N.,
M.S./H.S.A.
Administrator
Kidneys play a very impor-
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health.
Your kidneys help keep the
right amount of water in the
body and help to filter out harm-
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Common causes of kidney
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Bladder infections can also
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Some symptoms of blad-
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Port
Continued From Page 1
a public private partnership that
includes private sector financing
and a minimal amount of public
funds to develop this project, ac
cording to Oppel.
Questions were raised con-
cerning the necessary training
area residents would need to
qualify for the variety of jobs at
the center. Oppel assured the
audience members that Port
authorities would partner with
workforce development to offer
proper training.
"As long as we keep it within
the Lake Region, no one will be
a loser. Everyone will be able to
take advantage of the jobs offered
through this inland logistics cen-
ter," Oppel said.
Palm Beach County Commis-



Changes
Continued From Page 1
responsible. "We're confident
readers will find the new modu-
lar format convenient to read and
much more attractive," said Mr.
Byrd.
"Advertisers will immediately
notice that their ads stand out
more and they will see greater
impact from their ads in this new


Tri-Meet
Continued From Page 1
last year's."
Bell on how Moore Haven will
fare in later meets:
"The only meets we're wor-
ried about are the American Heri-
tage and Port Charlotte ones," he
boldly stated.
"We're going to dominate the
districts, we already proved we
could do that," he continued.
"I think we can regionals,
too."
Keonte White, who finished
second in the 300 meter hurdles
(46.06 seconds), wasn't quite so
bold as he simply put everything
into proper perspective.
"Our work ethic is good right
now, but if we want to win state,
we gotta work even harder,"
White said.
"Right now, we're just focus-
ing on our meets coming up."
After the Avon Park Invita-
tional in Avon Park, which Moore
Haven participated in Tuesday,
the bigger tests await them next
week.
Next Tuesday (Mar. 31), the
Terriers will be at American Heri-
tage (Plantation), with the Char-
lotte Tri-Meet to be held in Punta
Gorda on Friday, Apr. 3.
Moore Haven will have the op-
portunity to rest those legs during
spring break week (Apr. 6-10).
After that, they'll be preparing
for the all-important Class IA Dis-
trict Track Championships, which
will be held on Friday, Apr. 17 at
St. John Neumann (Naples).
Team results from
Moore Haven Tri-Meet
Boys
Moore Haven 65 points
Clewiston 54 points
Okeechobee 47 points
Girls
Clewiston 85 points
Okeechobee 43 points
Moore Haven 32 points
Individual Results
Boys
Discus
Thicklin (Clewiston) 111-
1/2
McGee (Okeechobee) 110-4
Hart (Okeechobee) 99-8
Huggins (Clewiston) 93-2
Shot Put
Thicklin (Clewiston) 43-8
McGee (Okeechobee) 41-11

Long Jump
Smith (Clewiston) 20-4
Fagan (Moore Haven) 18-4
Humphries (Moore Haven) -
18-1
Tolbert (Clewiston) 17-5
Triple Jump
Bell (Moore Haven) 40-6
Hall (Moore Haven) 38-2
White (Moore Haven) 37-9
Lewis (Moore Haven) 37-6
1/2
110 meter hurdles
Humphrey (Moore Haven)
- 16.16
Butler (Clewiston) 17.49
Bigham (Clewiston) 18.24
Herring (Clewiston) 19.07
100 meters
Blackmon (Moore Haven)
-10.79
Patterson (Moore Haven) -
11.31
Rush (Okeechobee) 11.60
Smith (Clewiston) 11.63
1 mile
Horveth (Okeechobee) -
4:59
Alvarado (Okeechobee) 5:04
Braun (Clewiston) 5:25
Sanchez (Moore Haven) 5:27


sioners have shown their com-
mitment to bringing the inland lo-
gistics center to the tri-cities area
as well. In Sept. 2008, the Palm
Beach County Commissioners
voted to endorse a plan for the fu-
ture development of the complex
along U.S. 27. Commissioners felt
it was in the best interest of the
county to officially support the
center since Hendry and Martin
Counties were also vying for the
location site. Commissioner Jess
Santamaria of District 6, which in-
cludes Belle Glade, Pahokee, and
South Bay, opposed the plan leav-
ing many local residents confused
and disappointed.
After Friday's meeting in South
Bay, Commissioner Santamaria
clarified his Sept. vote.
"Although I was made to be
the bad guy because I was made
to appear as if I did not want the
inland port here, it was the con-


format," added Mr. Byrd.
The compact size also pro-
vides more opportunity for more
color throughout the newspaper.
Each newspaper's commitment
to local news remains the same.
"We will continue to be the No.
I source for local news in each of
the communities we serve," stat-
ed Mr. Byrd. "We're confident our
new and-improved newspapers,
along with our existing online
community sites, allow us to be
the leader in local news."


trary. I want the inland port to
be anywhere in the Glades. But
by limiting it to a small area and
increasing the value of that land,
there is a possibility that it may
end up somewhere else, outside
of the Glades, where the land
values are lower. I was really for
the inland port, but some people
tried to make it appear that I was
against it," Santamaria explained.
While the inland logistics com-
plex still faces many unknowns,
one thing is clear: the absolute
agreement that the complex
should be built in the tri-cities
area.
"The inland port has to be in
the Glades area. Jobs is exactly
what this area needs. It's the one
thing that will change the entire
face of the Glades. It will make
the Glades what it should have
been a long time ago," Commis-
sioner Santamaria said.


Independent Newspapers also
publishes the Clewiston News,
The Sun, The Immokalee Bul
letin, The Caloosa Belle, and the
Okeechobee News. The Okeecho-
bee News publishes three times a
week.
Editor's note: Tom Byrd is vice
president of operations for Inde-
pendent Newspapers, Inc. Tom
welcomes your comments and
suggestions and can be reached
at FLpublisher@newszap.com.


Raptors
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that stand in water and marshes.
Here they hunt for insects and
small reptiles in the tops of trees
or catch insects in flight. During
the breeding season, the kites are
taking on much needed reserves
of fat which will sustain them as
they migrate back through the
Andes Mountain range in South
America, according to avian ex-
perts.
The kites are found not only at
Fisheating Creek, but in many ar-
eas within Glades County and the
Hendry-Glades Audubon Society
encourages residents and visitors
to report any sighting of these
graceful birds. It will help assess
the status of the species and al-
low scientists to acquire much
needed statistics on their biol-
ogy and demographics. If anyone
sees a swallow tailed kite, they
can contact the Center for Birds
of Prey and report information


and location.
There are three ways to con-
tact them. A person can go to
www.thecenterforbirdsofprey.
org and fill out an online form, or
download the form and send it to
P.O. Box 1247, Charleston, South
Carolina, 29402. Another way is
to call 843-971-7474.
These graceful raptors are
easy to identify with their all
white heads and bodies contrast-
ing with black wings and tails.
The slender hawks seem to hang
in the sky and seldom flap their
wings. Their scissor shaped tails
constantly rotate for quick turns
of nearly 90 degrees.
To attend the Big 0 Birding Fes-
tival that begins April 3, contact
Janet Papinaw at 863-612-4783.
To get more information on bird
watching along the southwest
bank of Lake Okeechobee, con-
tact Hendry-Glades Audubon at
hga09@hendrygladesaudubon.
org For more information about
eco-tourism in Glades County,
contact Tracy Whirls at 863-946-
0300.


Staff writer Nena Bolan can be
reached at nenabolan@yahoo.com


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GRAND OPENING
of West County FREE Spay/Neuter Clinic '
for dogs and cats
3615 State Road 715
Pahokee, FL 33476 --

Tuesday, March 31, 10 to Noon
Palm Beach County residents and their pets are
invited to be a part of the
P.A.C., a Proud Animal Community
Bring your dogs and cats to the event and register for:
FREE spaying or neutering
FREE bag of dog or cat food
FREE application of Frontline to keep your animal protected from fleas
and ticks
Prize drawing
All dogs must be on a leash and cats in carriers. Program is restricted to Palm Beach County
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Submitted to INI
The Moore Haven boys 4 x 400 team knew that prior to com-
peting in their relay race, they has already locked up their
fourth consecutive team victory.


400 meters
Martinez (Clewiston) -
53.05
Fagan (Moore Haven) 54.44
Lewis (Moore Haven) 55.58
Hall (Moore Haven) 56.70
300 meter hurdles
Humphrey (Moore Haven)
-41.83
White (Moore Haven) 46.06

800 meters
Jones (Okeechobee)
2:12
Brown (Clewiston) 2:25
Watson (Clewiston) 2:32
Poihill (Clewiston) 2:36
200 meters
Bell (Moore Haven) -
22.67
Blackmon (Moore Haven)
22.71
Martinez (Clewiston) 23.19
Rush (Okeechobee) 23.66
2 mile
Denova (Okeechobee) -
11:03
Alvarado (Okeechobee)
11:21
Horveth (Okeechobee)
11:34
Denova (Okeechobee) 11:53
High Jump
Nieto (Okeechobee) 6-4
Patterson (Moore Haven)
5-10
4 x 800 relay
Okeechobee 9:11
Clewiston 9:38
4 x 100 relay
Moore Haven 43.87
Clewiston 45.28
4 x 400 relay
Moore Haven 3:38
Clewiston 3:45

Girls
Discus
Harris (Clewiston) 98-6
Jackson (Clewiston) 95-10
Boykin (Clewiston) 89-10
Horvath (Okeechobee) 78-7
Shot Put
Jackson (Clewiston) 32-3
Harris (Clewiston) 31 -0
Boykin (Clewiston) 30-5
Ford (Moore Haven) 29-3
Long Jump
Koger (Okeechobee) 15-8
1/2
Coleman (Clewiston) -15-8
McPherson (Moore Haven) -
15-2
Weekley (Clewiston) 14-1
Triple Jump
Coleman (Clewiston) 29-1
1/4
Jackson (Clewiston) 28-10
Langdale (Moore Haven) 27-
101/2
Perkins (Moore Haven) 25-8
100 meter hurdles
Gamble (Clewiston) -


19.20
Piper (Clewiston) 20.51
Langdale (Moore Haven) -
20.62
100 meters
McPherson (Moore Haven)
- 12.62
Perkins (Moore Haven) 13.23
Weekley (Clewiston) 13.41
Whitaker (Clewiston) 13.55
I mile
Penido (Okeechobee) -
5:52.60
Prudencio (Clewiston)
6:22.45
Leon (Moore Haven) 6:23.33
Gonzalez (Clewiston)
6:33.70
400 meters
Koger (Okeechobee) -
1:10
Ford (Moore Haven) 1:13
Gadson (Moore Haven) -1:18
Perkins (Okeechobee) 1:22
300 meter hurdles
Gamble (Clewiston)
54.86
Sapp (Okeechobee) 55.77
Piper (Clewiston) 57.97
Langdale (Moore Haven) -
1:01
800 meters
Penido (Okeechobee) -
2:39
~ . -i 1 ,,', : :4 5

Guiterrez (Clewiston) 3:07
200 meters
Pass (Clewiston) 27.31
McPherson (Moore Haven) -
27.57
Youmans (Okeechobee)
27.82
Weekley (Clewiston) 28.15
2 mile
Serrano (Okeechobee) -
14:26
Leon (Moore Haven) 15:51
Jimenez (Moore Haven)
15:55
Resendiz (Clewiston) 17:24
High Jump
Pass (Clewiston) 4-10
4 x 800 relay
Clewiston 11:30
Okeechobee 12:24
4 x 100 relay
Okeechobee 54.26
Clewiston 54.50
4 x 400 relay
Clewiston
Okeechobee
Notes: All winners were high-
lighted in bold print.
Only the top four places in
each event were recognized, un-
less indicated otherwise.
The 4 x 400 relay times for the
Clewiston and Okeechobee girls
teams were not marked correctly.
The Moore Haven Tri-Meet
was held on Thursday, Mar. 19 at
Terrier Field.
Staff Writer Naji Tobias can be
reached at ntoblas@newszap.com.


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