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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: December 17, 2009
Copyright Date: 2009
Frequency: weekly
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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
Coordinates: 26.834167 x -81.096111 ( Place of Publication )
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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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Vol. 83 No. 18


Thursday, December 17, 2009


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Glades at a
Glance


Garden Club
Glades County Garden Club
meets on the first Tuesday of each
month. The next meeting will be
January 5, 2010 at the pavilion
behind city hall. The time is 10:30
a.m. The speaker will be Gene Mc-
Cavoy of the Hendry County Ex-
tension service. He will speak on
pomegranate trees and other an-
tioxidant trees. For more informa-
tion please call Richard Thatcher at
863-946-3822 or Diana Winiecke at
863-946-2703.

Glades County Gun
Club event
The Glades County Gun Club
will hold an open range shooting
event on Sunday, Dec. 20. The
Range is located at the Glades
County Sheriffs Gun Range at Gun
Club Rd on SR 78 4.2 mi NE of

Lake Level

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Index
C lassifieds ................................ ....... 14
Public Forum ..................................... 3
S po rts ............................................ 2
Letters to Santa............................. 8
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FDOT announces


work programs
Communities receive by cleaning debris from roofs,
gutters and around the house.
Firewise award Neighborhoods are given the
equipment and knowledge to
By Nena Bolan mitigate the chance of fires. Muse,
Glades County Democrat Palmdale and Moore Haven are
already Firewise communities.
Glades County is on its way to
GLADES COUNTY -- Four becoming the first Firewise com-
county communities were given munity in the nation.
a National Firewise Award at the "This gives the community the
county commissioner meeting, ability to protect themselves," said
Dec. 8. Division of Forestry senior Mr. Callahan.
ranger, Danny Callahan, present- County commissioners ap-
ed plaques to Buckhead Ridge, proved an emergency ordinance
Lakeport, Ortona and Washing- to reinstate the county burn ban.
ton Park. According to Bob Jones, public
A National Firewise Communi- safety director, the recent rainfall
ty partners up with local fire agen- was insignificant and drought
cies in order to protect structures conditions still exist. Glades Coun-
and wildlands from the dangers ty has banned all outdoor burning


of wildfires. Homeowners reduce
the chances of threatening fires


Musician
RV resorts and
Glades County
festivals continue a
live music tradition
By Nena Bolan
Glades County Democrat

GLADES COUNTY -- Residents
and visitors can look forward to
live music entertainment this win-
ter season. Don and Rose Perkins
of Meadowlark RV Resort annually
organize a Pickers & Grinners jam
session at three different RV parks.
They returned to the resort at Or-
tona in October, and have encour-


See FDOT Page 20


s perform
aged gifted musicians to continue
their winter pilgrimage to Glades
County.
"People don't realize there is
live music here," said Mr. Perkins
On Sunday, Dec. 6, about 14-16
pickers and singers played coun-
try, bluegrass and gospel tunes
outdoors at Meadowlark RV Re-
sort. The selected songs represent-
ed American culture from Texas to
the Blue Ridge Mountains to the
Deep South.
People want to hear live music
because the sound of the instru-
ments is more captivating in per-
son. Pickers demonstrated their
skill with mandolins, harmonicas,
guitars, bass guitars, keyboards
and one dobro.


Senior ranger, Danny Callahan, right, presents National Fire-
wise Awards to the communities of Buckhead Ridge, Lakeport,
Ortona and Washington Park during the county meeting, Dec.
8.


live for the public


Don Perkins and friends set
up good sound systems which
allowed spectators to hear every
strum, pluck, slide, plunk and
warble. The event will be held out-
doors at Meadowlark on the Sun-
day dates of Dec. 20; Jan. 3, 17, 31;
Feb. 14, 28; March 14 and 28. The
session times are 2-4 p.m.
Pickers & Grinners will perform
indoors at the Sportsman's Village
in Moore Haven on Saturdays from
7-9 p.m. Music lovers can also lis-
ten to them at the Moore Haven
RV Marina on Fridays from 7-9
p.m. Once and awhile they play at
LaBelle's Saturday Fleamarket.
Don and Rose Perkins invite all
musicians to join the jam session,
and bring amplifiers and mics if


you got'em. Dancing is encour-
aged if there is enough room,
and outdoor events are held with
weather permitting. The public is
welcome.
The 'M' RV Resort, west of
Moore Haven, has a loyal follow-
ing of musicians and music lovers
who return with the winter bird
migration. Susan Loren, man-
ager, mentioned that the public
is welcome to their country and
bluegrass sessions on Mondays
and Saturdays at 7 p.m. Spectators
can hear guitars, fiddles, harmon-
ica, keyboard and spoons while
they line dance and enjoy dinner.
Later, they will expand to gospel
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Local Weather

Weather Forecast for Glades County
from the National Weather Service.
Moore Haven and
surrounding areas:
Thursday: A chance of
showers, with thunderstorms
also possible after noon. Most-
ly cloudy, with a high near 76.
North wind around 6 mph. Chance of
precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night: A 50 -
percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Mostly
cloudy, with a low around 61.
East wind between 3 and 5 mph.

Extended Forecast:
Friday: Showers likely
and possibly a thunderstorm.
Mostly cloudy, with a high
near 76. South wind between
5 and 13 mph. Chance of precipitation


is 70%.
Friday Night: A slight
chance of showers. Mostly
cloudy, with a low around 58.
South wind around 10 mph.
Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday: A 20 percent
chance of showers. Mostly
cloudy, with a high near 73.
Breezy, with a west wind be-
tween 14 and 17 mph, with
gusts as high as 23 mph.
Saturday Night: Partly
cloudy, with a low around 48.
West wind between 13 and 15
mph, with gusts as high as 20
mph.
Sunday: Sunny and breezy,
with a high near 67.
Sunday Night: Mostly
clear, with a low around 37.
Monday: Sunny, with a
high near 61.


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Letter to the editor


Thank you
The Christmas on the Caloosahatchee
Committee would like to say thank you to
everyone who participated and attended
this year's Christmas on the Caloosahatchee
Festival.
We would especially like to thank the


m awls (863)983-8559
real estate 528 E. Sugarland Hwy., Clewiston
Cheryl Eby Guljal; LI. Real Eaate Broker (863) 228-1562
SAnabel Miranda (863)228-6296 Espatol
[I Mi Elsie Sellers (239)822-7490 Espanol
CLEWISTON HOMES
S4/2 Home in Louisiana Ave. Newly Remodeled $89.9K
*3BfI2BA1MHnVMerit St SoeenedPrcfi &Privalen ce. $75=00
*3BD/2 BA on Haiti Ave. with Privacy Fenced Asking $89K
*2BD/1BA Della Tobias. Needs much TLC. Asking $15K
S2 Brand New 3/BR/2.5 BA Lennar Town Homes, $179,000
S2 Duplexes on Obispo Ave.Each unit has 2BRI1BA. $224.9K
*4BD/2BA CBS Home on Del Monte Ave. $195K
SCountry Living Off CR 720. 2BD/2BA 1.25 Acres.
*2/1 MH on Gratton Rd. 1.37 Acres Reduced to $59,900
*3BD/2BA New CBS Home in Orchard Park. Asking $129K
*2BD/1BA Duplex on Alverdez Ave. $150,000
*2BD/2BA Home on Deane Duff. $75,000
*2BD/1BA Home on Obispo Ave. $110,000
*3BD/2BA Mobile Home on Bowden Rd. $75,000
*2BD/2BA Home on Obispo Ave. $160,000
*2BD/1BA Home with 1/lEfficiency $140,000
MOORE HAVEN / LAKEPORT
*Riverfront 3BD/2BA with Guest House $250,000
*Riverfront 2BD/2BA with Efficiency. $90,000
*Riverfront lot w/ Improvements. $100,000
* 3BD/2BA MH. Yacht Club Way w/Garage Asking $140K
*Lake Access 2BD/BA w/ Boat House. $ 219,000
ACREAGE, LAND & LOTS
*51 Acre Ranch with 3BD/2BA Home. Hwy 27
Frontage $750,000
*Highlands Co. 10, 28, & 80 AC. Parcels, Owner
Financing Available
* 1.5 Acres on Hookers Point Rd. Improvements included $75K
*Vacant Residential Lot on Central Ave. Asking $20,000
SCommercial lot on Bond St. Make offer!
B4 Buildable lots on Francisco St. $35,000 Each
*Vacant Lot on Maryland Ave. $9,000
MONTURA/FLAGHOLE/LADECA
*1.25 AC Parcels available in Montura Ranch Estates
*3/2 MH on Riverside St. 1.88 acre. $105K
*4/2 CBS Home w/Det. Garage on Kilpatrick Loop. $ 259K
*3BD/2BA Mobile Home. 2.5 Acres with Stable. $180,000
COMMERCIA1IINVESTMENT
SMobile Home Park. Hwy 27 frontage. $435,000
*Industrial/Rail Business Park on CR 835. Sale or Lease.
*14,279 Sq. Ft. Building on Hwy 27. $649K
SFormer Antique Shop Building in Moore Haven. Asking $50K
*7,500 Sq. Ft. Blndg inDowntown Moore Haven $100,000


City of Moore Haven employees who helped
make the park look amazing.
Harold, Albert, lan, James, and Clint from
the City of Moore Haven helped us tremen-
dously the entire day and night of the festival
and we couldn't have had such a successful
event without them.


We also want to thank Randy and BJ
from Glades County Schools for all of their
help. We look forward to next year's event!
Sincerely,
The Christmas on the Caloosa-
hatchee Committee
Moore Haven Elementary School


RENT/LEASE
*Pioneer 10 acres 3/2 $800
*2/2 208 W Crescent $1100 mn.
*Sweet Lake Villa 2/2/1 $1,000
*SCM 2/2/1 825 E. Concordia
$900 with Sec. Dep. $500
*3/2 MH 342 E. Alverdez,
furnished $700 mn
*5 acres 3/2 w/barn $700 mn


*2/1.5 House 421W Vcntura $89,90
*3/2 Home 432W Crescent Dr. $74.9K
* 3/2 Home 316 Avenida Del Rio $99K
*Moore Haven CBS Home $123.9K
S1.8 acre Indian Hills. VEYNIEl $179SK
* Flaole MH '2w/shcd&pond $9K
*Bass n Sun Condo @ $99.9K
*Vacant lots in Clewiston, $15X1
Roland Martin's Marina Condo
* Moore Haven lTntw %?K


*Custom CedarHome on 5+Ac $4K
*Reduced! Melissa Rd. on lake $849K
*3/2 House 628 E. Ventura $89.9K
*Short Sale 503 Pasadena $110K
*2.5 acres MH fenced $39,900
*Clkwiston Animal Clinic Lease/Own
* 469 Bald Cypress $42.5K Lease/Own
*Executive Home Clewiston $300K
*Moore Haven 3/1 MH w/ 3 Lots
*503 Bowden Rd $69,000


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2/2 E VeturAve $85K 4/2/2 w/ pool Flaghole
Bass Capital Unit 402 Rd 5.7 acres $399K
$130K Moorehaven new 3
3/2 Ridgeview $285K models to choose from.
2/1 WFsadena $115K $133,344 to $149,458
2/2 Condo Bass 'n Sun 2/1 E Alverdez w/ Irg
furnished $112K metal building $95K
4/1.5 E. Plverder $109K
3I4 .nitt rental complex E
$ #V kAEVT1" Ventura, fully rented.
New 3/2 Orchard Park Reduced to $190K
$134,000 4
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fenced yard E RENTALS
Concordia $169.9K Bass Capital 2/2 $900
Bass Capital 2/2 Unit 2/1 W Circle $800 p.m


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MOBILE HOMES
2/2SWMH N Nogal $17.5K
3/2 DVMH w/o/g pod
Evercane Rd Reduced $165K
3/2 DWMH on lake
Allen Rd $120,000
3/2 SWMH Hooker's
Point Rd $44,900
3/2 DWMH Montura
2.5 acres $74900
3/2 DWMH has CBS
outbuilding Magnolia
Lane $79.9K
4/2 DWMH with shed
(a/c) and kennels 2.5
acres $169 900
2/2 SWMH 1.25 acres S


Zambra Monlura $39.9K
VACANT LAND
27.5 aes Pioneer $245K
10 Monura lois $9.9K each
2.5 acres Monura $25K
Moore Haven 5 Ils $75K
Moore Haven 21ols $39.9K
Residential lot Hooker's
Point area $15,900
SHORT SALE
328Wnura Ave- 3/1 SFR
512 E Osceola Ave -
4/2 SFR
1005 Caribbean
4/2/2 SFR
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Dealing with summer sickness and abandoned forts


Mosquito borne illnesses
and disease deal deadly
blow to Florida pioneers
By Butch Wilson
Clewiston Museum
A calm before the storm prevailed as
weary soldiers clothed themselves in a
dark cloak of smoke that billowed from the
campfires pine logs.
In the surrounding twilight, a distant hum
quickly grew to a high pitch buzz as clouds
of mosquitoes descended upon the smoke
shrouded soldiers with a vengeance.
"Ole" timers used to say that mosquitoes
were once so numerous you could swing a
quart jar in the air and capture a gallon.
As an ole Glades boy, I can relate to such
folklore.


I remember home window screens
completely covered in a solid, gray mass of
squirming mosquitoes, each trying to make
an unlawful entry.
Some always found a way into our home
and serenaded us with their female charms
for the rest of the night.
The deadliest threat to American soldiers
during the Second Seminole War was the
"summer sickness," a term the military used
to define the summer illnesses and deaths
that plagued the soldiers in Florida.
Much of this sickness was related to the
pesky, female mosquitoes, which some-
times carried the malaria infection.
The summer sickness brought so much
illness to garrisoned troops that many of the
forts were abandoned in the summer time.
The deaths incurred by the summer sick-
ness and other diseases, far outweighed
Seminole bullets.


E WEIGHTLOSS


The known deaths during the Second
Seminole Indian War (volunteer militia
deaths not included) were 1,466 Army and
69 Navy. Army and Navy casualties by Semi-
nole bullets were 328. The remaining 1, 207
casualties were from summer sickness and
other causes.
It is time to "Take a Walk in the Past" and
read about abandoned forts and Governor
Call's ever changing campaign.
Fort King was abandoned by the military
in 1836 because malaria and other diseases
had made so many soldiers unfit for duty.
Fort Drane, located 25 miles to the north-
east of Fort King, was also reeling from the
scourge of summer sickness.
The fort was occupied by 307 soldiers,
and, of those, only 186 were fit for duty. Due
to the critical situation, the fort's doctor re-
quested that Fort Drane be evacuated until
the summer sickness had passed.


Governor Call approved the request and
ordered the fort evacuated.
The evacuation of Fort Drane was tem-
porarily postponed when twenty two wag-
ons of stores, escorted by 62 men, left Fort
Drane for Fort Defiance and was attacked.
Osceola, with a reported 150 to 200 Semi-
noles, ambushed the 500 yard long column
of men and wagons, as the column neared
Fort Defiance.
The soldiers were outnumbered and
hard pressed by the Seminoles. The column
was saved when soldiers from nearby Fort
Defiance intervened and helped beat off the
Seminole attack.
Fort Drane was evacuated on Aug. 7,
1836. The Seminoles later burnt the fort to
the ground.
The abandonment of Fort King and Fort
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Bernadine Watson, 81
MOORE HAVEN -Bernadine Watson, age
81, of Moore Haven, passed away Dec. 12, 2009,
in LaBelle. She was born July 1, 1928, in Law-
renceburg, Tenn., daughter of Delmar Lauder-
dale and Lula (Trapp) Lauderdale.
Survivors include sons, John (Trudy) Watson
of Dothan, Ala., Harold Watson of Moore
Haven, Duane Watson of Moore Haven, Thom-
as (Deana) Watson of Cape Coral; brother, A.Z.
Lauderdale of Stuart; six grandchildren and four
great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec.
16, at Ortona Cemetery Pavilion, Moore Haven,
with Brother Sonny Hughes officiating. Inter-
ment followed in Ortona Cemetery
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home -
Clewiston.


Ruth A. Cardin, 69
CLEWISTON -Ruth A. Cardin, age 69, of Cle-
wiston, passed away Dec. 10, 2009, in Atlantis.
She was born Nov. 1, 1940, in Monroe County,
the daughter of the late Claude and the late Ada
Mae (Gadis) Davenport.
Mrs. Cardin married Paul J. Cardin; he sur-
vives. She was a manager for a local conven-
ience store
Survivors include her husband, Paul Cardin;
one daughter, Cheryl (Joe) Chevalier; and three
sisters, Bertha Harris, Claudetta Eddington, and
Louise Bradley; granddaughter, Jennifer (Jack)
Belcher; grandson, Joe Chevalier, II; grandson,
Dexter (Leighanne) Chevalier; granddaughter,
Danyelle Chevalier; great-grandson, Jackson
Belcher; great-granddaughter, Madison Ann
Belcher; great-grandson, Joe Chevalier, III;
great-grandson, Dexter Alexander Chevalier, Jr.;
and great-grandson, Braxton Chevalier
Services were 3 p.m., Monday, Dec. 14, in
Akin-Davis Funeral Home with Rev. David
McClusky officiating. Visitation was held one
hour before services. Burial was in Ridgelawn
Cemetery.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home -
Clewiston.


History
Continued From Page 5

Drane left much of Florida's interior unpro-
tected.
The only remaining safe havens in Flor-
ida's interior for white settlers were Newn-
ansville, Garey's Ferry, and Micanopy. White
settlers, who had once felt safe under the
Army fort's protectorate umbrellas, now
left their remote farms to live in the safe ha-
vens.
The overcrowded havens, in turn, be-
came breeding depots for diseases and the
ultimate stalker of man, death.
Measles and diarrhea killed 52 civilians at
Garey's Ferry, while other havens fared no
better as the summer sickness continued
unabated.
On July 24, 1836, Lieutenant Colonel
Crane took charge of northeastern Florida.
The boundaries of his command extend-
ed south to Micanopy, where the stockade,
Fort Defiance was located.
The summer sickness had the fort under
a deadly siege, so on Aug. 15, 1836, Colonel
Crane ordered Major Pierce to evacuate the
fort.
Major Pierce left St. Augustine with 27
wagons and 125 men to close out Fort Defi-
ance and carry the stores and sick back to
St. Augustine.
Pierce stopped over at Micanopy and
learned that Fort Defiance had 147 soldiers
on the sick list.
He also received information that the wily
Seminoles had occupied the area around the
nearby abandoned Fort Drane.
Major Pierce couldn't resist the opportu-
nity to launch a surprise attack on the Semi-
noles.
He took many of the draft horses used for
pulling the wagons and 110 foot soldiers, to
create a make shift Calvary.
It was said that many of the inexperi-
enced men charged the surprised Seminoles
at Fort Drane, while hanging on for dear life
to the manes of the horses.
A short skirmish was fought, until the
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His losses were one dead and sixteen
wounded.
On Aug. 24, 1836, Major Pierce evacuated
Fort. Defiance. The evacuation of Fort Defi-
ance now left the territories west of the St.
Johns River and south of Newnanville (close
to Alachua) abandoned to the Seminoles.
Governor Call wasn't aware that Colonel
Crane had ordered Major Pierce to evacuate
Fort Defiance and was furious when word
reached him that the fort had been aban-
doned.
There were now three abandoned forts
in the Florida wilderness.
The abandoned forts sent a message of
despair to the local settlers, but a ray of hope
to the Seminoles, who interpreted the aban-
doned forts as a sign of victory.
The abandoned forts strengthened the
Seminoles resolve and their hopes that
the Americans were becoming weary and
would withdraw, leaving the Seminoles to
live unmolested
Fort King had once been the original stag-
ing point in Governor Call's plans to invade
the Seminole's stronghold at Withlacoochee
Cove, but like a rubber ball, his plans had
bounced from pillar to post as each fort was
abandoned.
Fort King, Fort Drane and Fort Defiance
fell to the summer sickness, leaving a frus-
trated Governor Call with no forts and a
need for new plans.
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Christmas letters to Santa


West Glades School's
Second Graders


Mrs. Fleming's class
Dear Santa:
Please beld me a treehouse with Christ-
mas sTuff. Can you breig me a Christmas
tree for my granma? Do you havearinedeers
? Yes NO. Merry Christmas Santa. Thank you
for being me a Christmas tree.
Love, Leanne
Dear Santa:
I Wish you Will bring us a bran nu car. I
hope you have a nice day riding your rain-
deer. You mite have a precent from some-
wone. Will you bring me a gameboy. I Wish
you Will bring Shirts to everyone.
Sincerely, Omar
Dear Santa:
I WiS everyone is healthy and don't get
sick. I wish my mom dosin't get the flu. I
wander what my family present is. I hope
no one get sick when their is school. I wish
mexice dan show their be cause it is hot their.
I want Florda to snow one daY My family
loves presents on Christmas.
Sincerely, Fernando
Dear Santa:
I wish for my Grandma and Grandpa that
they can alwase have snow during Christ-
mas. I please want a baby chick for Christ-
mas and I'm going to put it on my list at
home. PS. I will feed your reindeer and you.
Sincerely, Elizabeth
Dear Santa:
I want to have a happy Christmas with
my family. I wish my grat grampl was here
to see me now. I want to have a bike. I want
to have a very good Christmas wite all my
family.
Love, Erik
Dear Santa:
Can you please bring me a xbox 360. It
dosen't matter if it is used. I wish you can give
my dads Grandma, and Granpa a wonderful
Christmas because they don't have nothing
going on at Mexico. I hope you have fun giv-
ing out Christmas presents and riding your
reindeers. How is Mrs. laus doing in North
Pole. Please pray for the soilders that are not
going to be able to with their family.How are
the reindeers doing?Are they happy?
Sincerely, Jorge
Dear Santa:
I hope yoU have a grate Chistmas. I won-
der if you can give Mrs. Flming a new car
unless it is too much. I have one present. It is
the Wii. Boy Wold I have fun playing that Wii.
That's is all I want for Chistmas
Sincerely, John
Dear Santa:
For Christmas I want a purple mini lap-
top, and for soldiers and people in war to
have a good Christmas. Maybe some of
them will get to come home and all the oth-
er people out there have a good Christmas.
All the people who can't walk will be able
to walk especially Ciera and she can play
on the playground and doesn't have to go
to the nurse. God will touch everybody who
is sick. Everybody who is out there will have
a good Christmas. Every body who is sick
will get better and be a lot better on Christ-
mas and everybody to be good and be on
the nice list.
Sincerely, Sarah
Dear Santa:
I hope you help my cosin in Mexico that
is sick. and I hope you could bring perfume
for my MoM. I hope you bring a new boat
forme. My cosin wants two dogs.


Sincerely, Sebastian
Dear Santa:
Can you please bring me a puppy game.
I wish Ciera can walK. I wish Mrs. Fleming
son get some new stuff so that we can learn
new stuff. How are you and Mrs.Claus? Both
ofyou are nice. I liKeyoursuite. What are the
names of the deers. I wish the soldiers in war
world one are oK. Why do you always have
to come on Chrismas? Where is the North
Pole at? ThanK you for the gifts. Have a nice
Chrismas.
Sincerely, Marisol
Dear Santa:
Can you please bring me a mv3 player.
Santa ifyoucome can I ride your reindeer?
I wish if Ciera gets to walk. I wish Mrs. Flem-
ing get some choclets. I wish if I get to go
with you and I get to dolever the present to
the people.I wish if I get to have the best
Christmas in the world. I wish if I get to be
smart. you have a nice day Santa. I wish if
it was snowing all around the world.Have a
nice Christmas Santa.
Sincerely, Melody
Dear Santa:
Please pray for the soldiers over seas.
They will not be able to be with there fami-
lies. Please bring me the American Girl Doll
Julie. Please help Ciera be able to walk again.
I hope you and Mrs. Claus have a wonderful
Christmas. Please give peace to the world.
How are the reindeer doing? How are the
elfs doing? How are you and Mrs. Claus do-
ing? Is there snow there yet? Have a wonder-
ful beautiful Christmas.
Sincerely, Sadie
Dear Santa:
Will you peace bring me a goldfish? Will
you place bring me some books? I wish for
a toy slay and rain deer to go with it. and the
ropes to hold on to the rian deer. I wish for
a play stasion three.I wish for a baby turtle
and to put it in the classafish tank. I wish for
world peace. I wish for a snowbord for hris-
mas. I wish for a slead for hrismas. I wish
for sckeys for Chrismas. I hope every thing is
allright in the North Pole.
Sincerely, Kolbie
Dear Santa:
I would like to have a PS3 because you
get to Play call of dutey. Merry christmas
Santaclaus. It Would be nice to prey for my
grandPa and grandma and the army to. I
wish the rineders Merry Christmas too. I
wish my brother my sister my brother a Merry
Christmas
Sincerely, Steven
Dear Santa:
I hope I can see my grandparents this
Christmas. I hope my grandparents have
snow this Christmas. I want my family to
have a wonderful Christmas this year. I
want you to have a wonderful Chritmas. I
wish you could bring me a flashlight.
Sincerely, Jered
Dear Santa:
I wish for my mom tobe with me for
Christmas. Please bring my teacher a gold-
fish. I don't have a Chimney For You Santa. I
will leav this magic key outside foryou.
Sincerely, Ciera
Mrs. Goodwin's Class
Dear Santa
I want for Christmas a game a Skat bord
handsome toys. I want baklguns and some
tiKirts for WWO Raw and I want somecloz.
And I want ww@Raw vs. Smackdown. and
I want a big house. And I want red and green
bikes.
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month at 5:45 p.m., followed by Regular Meetings starting at 6:30 p.m.,
which dates are high-lighted by a bordered box I- Should a meeting fall
on a holiday, the meeting will be rescheduled or cancelled and posted in
accordance to Florida Statutes.

City Hall will be closed on the following holidays, which dates are high-
lighted 0 above as : New Year's Day, Dr. Martin Luther King's Birthday,
Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day,
Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. In addition, City Hall will also be
closed on October 11 and November 26 as additional designated holidays.

Should any interested party seek to appeal any decision made by the City
Commission with respect to any matter considered at such meetings or
hearings, such person will need to insure that a verbatim record of
the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is to be based. (Reference: Florida Statutes 286.0105)

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons
needing special accommodations to participate in this proceeding should
contact the City Clerk at 561-996-0100 no later than 48 hours prior to the
proceeding. If hearing impaired, telephone the Florida Relay Service
Numbers, 800-955-8771 (TDD) or 800-955-8770 (Voice), for assistance.
(Reference: Florida Statutes 286.26)

Released: November 30, 2009


IMPORTANT NOTICE

Beginning Monday, January 4,2010, City Hall will have new office hours, being
Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and
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Letters cont.
Love Brayan,
Dear Snt
I want a SPanng bob the Truhrosquar. I
want a toy gns. I want as sPhiPnbnbSQar-
Pans loges. I want a the nagn tnme toys. I
want a gers of war toy.
Love Jimmy,
Dear Santa,
Please Santa bring me a xbox with a
game of gun people. I know you are nice
Santa. I bin a nice child this year and bring
me a Junie B Jones book first grade and a
bat with a ball.
Love, Jose Jimenez
Dear santa,
I what a xbox360 to play with. And I what
a will. And I what a pspand a ps3. And I what
a Dj game. And I what a Laptop.
Love Jose Casiano
Dear Santa,
I want a PSPgo. I wase a good boy. I wont
a PS3. I wont a dsi. I want the game rock
band.
Love omar,
Dear Santa,
I love christmas. I hope that the elvs are
doing well. I want a ipot pleasa. Would you
bring me a Skote Sant I hav ben a little nice I
have hope that I don't get col in my stok in.
Love, christian
Dear Santa,
Santa I would like a jonas nintendo ds
game. A littlest pet shop fitness center. And a
compute. A copy of conanthe destroyer. And
a Full set of wigs.
Merry Christmas,
love, Jade
Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl this year. Will
you bring me a snow glob. Anda new doll
please. I also want a lap top to. Santa why
do you live in the north pole? And why do
elf's make the toys?
Merry Chrismas love, Emily
Dear Santa,
I want a wii for christmas for I can play
with. My D.S needs new D.S games becaues
there old. There is a christmas Junie B. Jones
book and it is fun. I wont a new dog for
christmas because hes old. I want a kitten
for christmas because there cute.
Love, Joy
Dear Santa,
I want for Christmas is a four wheeler. I all
so want a laptap and a DS and DS games.
And I all so want an art set. And a spie kit to.
Merry Christmas,
Love, Kirya
Dear Santa,
Santa why did the chicken cross the road.
Santo, I have been good. Can you please
make me a gun? Santa I want a little jet.
Santa I want a squeeze-u-burp.
Love, Cameron
Dear Santa,
Santa will you bring me a laptop? Will
you bring me a real phone? Santa will you
bring me a real puppy? Will you bring me a
smart bored? Can I have a baby kitty?
Love Bettye
Dear Santa,
I will want a skate board, one candy
cane, dress, doll, ice skates, slide, big swim-
ing pool and a pet fish please. Santa what
is it in north pole? I am going to leave you
some cookies and milk this year Santa. Will
you like that Santa? I am go to be so good
this year. Merry Christmas.
Love, Anamaria
Dear, Santa
The most things I want is close a wener
dog and a shot gun.
Merry Chistams Baylee
Dear Santa,
I want a pock it-rack it, kitten, real horse,
puppy, playhouse.


Love, Jasey
Dear Santa,
I want a marmaid snap on tail and sea
shells. I also want chickos and piicksos. I
want a little doll house. I want a prisses and
the frog tea set. I want Barbie and the Di-
mind casle set.
Merry Chistmas, Lillian
Dear Santa,
I want for chistmas is a mpthree player.
I also want a wii and wii games. And santa
do you no some of your deers names? And I
want a new ds. And good ds games.
Love, Tracie
Dear, Sant
I wantatart Bike, hew BiKe A ps3.
Love colton
Mrs. Manke's class
Dear Santa:
for chintsmas I want a car, nintendo DS
and a wiifit that's what i want for chistmas.
Sincerely, Julio
Dear Santa:
I want a Nintendo Dsi iand I want it baby-
blue and a itouch, xbox3 60 that will be all i
want for Christmas. to. santa from. Arlette
Sincerely, Arlette
Dear Santa:
What I want for Christmas is a cuddle
cat, doll, teddy bear, and the best Christmas
ever, and a math game. I wish I could touch
one of the reindeer. I want spellig game. that
is all I want for christmas.
Sincerely, Kristina
Dear Santa:
What IWant for christmas is a DSi and
DSi Games moxie Girl Tina WII
Sincerely, Danielle
Dear Santa:
I What a moxey girl and a realcopmas-
sand a real snowglove and one lost thing
my family to have the best christmas ever.
Sincerely, Alexis
Dear Santa:
I want to have a hunting hat for christmas
saw I can hunt in my yourd to catch a hag
and a deer and I wont a monstr track. I wont
a fowelr for christmas and a lief for christ-
mas and I wont a ippod for christmas I wont
a learf boy I want a DcI,
Sincerely, Jordan
Dear Santa:
I want some Gars a little toy semd a Go-
cart a foolweler a desk for my homoeWorK.
and a snow hat to A mokentrol car and a
mokentrol truck and that's all.
connor Sincerely,
Dear Santa:
I want a nerF gun. and I want three nife.
I want a mokentrol truck. I want a moken-
trolarmtake
Sincerely, Jaydon
Dear Santa:
I want Moxiegrrls and a horse I will name
it flicka and make sure it is black and real
and I want sapple and a fast horse and a
Hannah Montana Phone. that is real and a
Diary that only opens to my voice and kas a
sekret lit that only trnson Win it it opins that
Das not show werds without liht
Sincerely, Angela
Dear Santa:
I would like four frut teeth. And a dirt rock
and a toy car. And a DSI And a Mp3 player
touchscarean.
Love Jacob
Dear Santa:
I am takYou for givi me ToyS. I lov you
Santa I like yore rabrbs y lot. Can I have
games for my PSp Ples Pies tak you Santa.
Eddie
Dear Santa:
I want for christmas, makeup, Moxes
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GARY R. NIKOLITS, CFA
PALM BEACH COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER
Filing Deadline for 2010 Tax Saving Exemptions is March 1, 2010
HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION and ASSESSMENT SAVINGS up to $50,000
In order to qualify for this exemption you must:
SHold title to the property as of January 1, 2010
*Reside on the property as of January 1, 2010
Be a permanent resident of the State of Florida as of January I, 2010
When you apply for the exemption in person, please bring the following with you:
1. A copy of your recorded deed.
2. Social Security Number of all property owners.
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MARCH 1, 2010 IS THE FINAL DAY TO FILE FOR TAX EXEMPTIONS
Senior Citizen Exemption: The additional exemption applies to all tax rates
adopted by Palm Beach County and the municipalities of Boynton Beach,
Haverhill, Lake Worth, Lantana, Loxahatchee Groves, Palm Beach Gardens,
Palm Springs, Royal Palm Beach, and Wellington.
To qualify:
1. You must have a homestead exemption.
2. At least one homeowner, qualified for homestead, must be 65 years old or older as of January 1,2010.
3. Your annual adjusted gross household income for 2010 must be less than $25,000 (estimated).

Applications must be received by March 1, 2010.
Please visit the office nearest you to apply.

HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION IS NOT TRANSFERABLE A NEW APPLICATION MUST BE
FILED FOR ANY NEWLY PURCHASED OR SOLD PROPERTIES IF YOUR HOMEOWNER
STATUS REMAINS THE SAME, YOU WILL RECEIVE AN AUTOMATIC HOMESTEAD
RENEWAL RECEIPT CARD FOR 2010
Please contact our office for additional information regarding Widow/Widowers,
Disability or Veteran's Disability Exemptions.


10 Glades County Democrat


Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


December 17, 2009







Letters cont.


girls, nals, nalspoleg, Stockings, pressen,
dolls, crons, TV glitter, books, candy, pens,
poems, toy, phones, Nayeli
Dear Santa:
for Christmas I want a fish and leapstar
or a cat horse or I really really want a dog and
another game boy
Sincerely, Leighton
Dear Santa:
I want to have a DenDs and game to play
with my DenDS at the stor. And a game of
will.
Sincerely, Daniel

Moore Haven Elementary

Mrs. Hare's Class
Dear Santa,
mery Christmas! I am writing you this let-
ter so you will know what I want for Christ-
mas. first, I want a psp. Next, i would like a
ds. Last I would really liked a Wii. Thank you
very much. Tell Rudolph hi!
Love, Emanuel
Dear Santa,
Marry cristmas
I am writing you this letter because what
I want for crismas First I want a gold Fish.
Next I would like a tencars, Last I would re-
aly like a bacugan. Thank you very much.
Tell the elFs hi!
Love, Daniel
Dear Santa,
Merry chrismas! I am writing you this.
letter so you will Know what I for chrismas.
First, I want a glass. Next, I want a slam. Last,
I want a make up. thank you very much! tell
miss clous
Love, kerri
Dear Santa,
Merry Christmas letr You will no Whut
to do for christmas Firstiwut a Football gam
neXt i Wut a PS3. last i Wut a heckthagame-
Thack. You verY much roof is fune.
Love, Evan
Dear Santa,
Merry christmas! I am writing you this
letter so you Know What I Want for Christ-
mas. frist, I want a bike Next, I Would like
a cupcake maker last, I would really like a
NiNtenDo DSi With games. thank you very
much! Tell the elves Hi!
love, Ashley
Dear Santa,
Merrychristmas! I am writing you this let-
ter so you will Know what I want Christmas.
First I want a DS game. Next I want a ps3
controller. Last I Would really like a scootter.
thanK you very much!
Love, Colton
Dear Santa,
Merry Christmaslam writing you this
will know what I want for Christmas. First,
I want a Digetol camra. Next, I wood like a
new bike. Last, I would really like Nintendo
DSi. Tell the elfs hi!
Love, Fatima
Dear Santa,


Mery Christmas! I am writing you this let-
ter so you will know What I want for Christ-
mas. First, I want a baby alive. Next, I would
like a playDooh last, I would really like a
new movie. Thank you very much Tell Mrs.
Clouse hi!
Love, Danai
Dear Santa,
Merry Christmas! I am writing you this
letter so you will know what for Christmas.
First, I want a cup cake maker. Next, I want
zoo zoo pets. Last, I want a DSI. Tell Ru-
dolph Hi!
Love, Kaitlyn
Dear Santa,
Merry Chrismtas I am writing you this let-
ter so you will Know what I want for Christ-
mas. Frist, I want a wii! Next, I would like a
puppy. Last, I Would really like a movie and
CD. Thank you very much! Tell miss. clous
hi!
Love, Amanda
Dear santa,
mrry Christmas! I am waiting you this let-
ter so you will Know what I want for Christ-
mas! first I would a bick. next I would like a
dog. I would really like fo really. Thank you
very much. Tell Rudolph hi!
love madison
Dear santa,
Marry christmal I am writing you this let-
ter so you will know what I want for christ-
mas Firt I want is a drit Bick second I want
some toys
From Jorveon
Dear Santa,
Mery Christmas, I am wridinge you this
leader so you no what I wut for Christenas.
First I want a baby cat. Next, I want a sKood-
er. Thank you vary much. tell mis santa hiye
love. Bailey
Mrs. Stokes' Class
Dear Santa,
I want a real guitar, real mack up, barbie
doll, and real wigs, 2 New bikes, 2Scuters,
and a soccer corse, barbiedoll close, and a
fake car, real earrings and new close, Dress
upset, real crowns with real olimens and his-
tory book, body-book, pSp, new games, and
easy bake overn, and white ice scats. and ice
scate outfit pink and Real, Scatebord e and
a grand Walkin Kitchen, Spa Nail Slon and
2 of each thing I rote. and four new puppys
Real yellw albse. and a Shoutgun Real one.
and Julry
Love Rieonna, and cowgirl Boats and
a Real cupeter and DSi & DS hair shop nail
shop
Dear Santa, This Christmas I want a baby
alive. The neix thag that I want is a Skate
brod. Th neix thag that I want is in easy
back. Santa I love you and I blevae in you.
The oily thag that I want the most is to pet
run of the red nose reder and to see hem.
The thig that I want some camo flog boots
and close and in camo flog sote gun and a
camo flog pocit nife.
love, Makkenzie
Dear Santa,


I want for Christmas is iceskates shows
iceskates short. 2 Real crowns with dimens.
psp and a Scatebord, soccer corse Grade
Walki Kitchen. barbie Doll and bratz with
close. 4 baby puppys. cow grils boats and
cputer and a dsi and a ds and a bike and
shotgun Spa Nail Solon hair Shop nail Shop
new clos and games balerenastuf and Dress
Upset
Love, Antonia
Dear Santa
i Will like a Xbox 360 i Will K
Angel
Dear Santa,
I want a BeBe gun For christmas. I want a
Ids. I want some socks for christmas. I want
to see santa clause for christmas. I want a
remotecontrole helicopter. I want a laBtop
for christmas. I want a horse for christmas. I
want a forwilre for christmas. I want a XBOX
360 For christmas. I want a PlaYStashine I
want a Rael car for christmas I want a fish-
ingpole.
From Nicholas to santa
Dear Santa,
I was a good girl. I would like a Nintendo
IDS. I would like a new bike another guitar
Next thing that a want is a easy bake oven.
I will like a hamster. Third thing that I like
is holly and hal moose. I would like frosty
the snowmen. I will like to have a labtop. I
would like some Jewlry. Fouth thing that I
like is a camera. Fith thing that I liKe is a Four
weeler. play houes. Xbox360. Six tting that I
will likeWii game,
Love, Sakaiya
Dear Santa,
I want 1 pocket nife, a coWgrls Sout, be
nof those belts, a shotfun, a pher of bowts, a
DS, horses, a big barn.
Love, Briana
DearSanta,
Iwant PSP, A XBoX 360, and games, A
nitendo DSi, a nitend DS, H, BeBe gun, Shot-
gun, wach, neck lack, PS3, Love Santa
Stavon
Dear Santa,
One thing that I want for Christmas is
boots. The first thing I want is a Knife. The
Second thing I want is a hat. The third thing
I want is a double barrel shot gun. The forth
thing I want is a 12 guage shotgun. I need
them for hunting deer, hogs, and turkey.
Love, Derrick
Dear Santa,
I want a nintendo DS with games I want
a nintendo DS because they are fun to play.I
also Want a hamster. I Want a hamster be-
cause they are cute.I also want some clothes
I also want some clothes because I look nice
in them. I want a HannahMontannah doll.
I want a HannahMontannah doll because
HannahMontannah is my favorite. I also
want some jewlery I want jewlery because
they are pretty. I want a camera so that I
could take pictures at things.I want a soccer
ball so that I could play soccer. I also Want
some littlest pet shops because they are cut.I
also want a laptop because I have a lot of
games that I can go on.I want the sponge-
bob operation game because it looks funny.I


want a HannahMontanna game for playsta-
tion 2.
Love Madison
Dear Santa,
I want for christmas a trian and a four-
weelr I want some heles I want hot wheel
toy
Love Raul
Dear Santa,
I want a sKateboard and a nintendo DS. I
also mario cars and drums. I want a swigch
rempolin. I want a pool I also want a water
slide, I also want a dirtbike sol want is Me-
rienm so I can drive, also I want a sKooter. I
want some Hot Wheelos cars.
Love Adrian
Dear Santa,
I have been a very good boy this yera.
Please bring me a DS Brave: A Warrior's
Tale, and my brother Cameron wants a Toy
Elephant. I want a Rudolph movie. I want a
Toy frosty TheSnowman. Cameron wants a
Santahat, a Barney DVD, and a sticks at the
North Pole I hope you can find them. I want
a nutcracker.Cameron want a truck, a farm,
and a HITINTERTAMENT.
Love, Christopher
Dear Santa.
this is what I want. for chrism a laptap.
video games a barbie. a house for a bar-
bie. 3 puppys with 2 dog DS BaBys. littest
pet shops horses a car new book bag. Sell
phone make up dreeses. fish gun nife nint-
nedo. new Bed new jregen new close game
boy book shelf. rabitte cage food rabitte. tv
snak clook Jaket.
Love Lily
Dear Santa,
I Want a we For Christmas because I was
good. I Want a Easybake, avin and a baby
boll in a car. I want a Nintetendo ril dog and
I want a treehouse, Shrt Shoos dress for
Christmas floril lonmormor for my dad. flis
for my mom laptop. for me
Love Makayla
Dear, Santa,
dady Alive makeup phone bee pheep
3 minis prfums nococantor magowanda
HanaMe tana Nintendo DS game Kechin
set and a MiamiHurricane Jacket diprs
oprashangame guitar Will SKatebord anda
ladtop Birb nalsat toys Rus.
Love, Shayna
Dear Santa,
Wat wold liKe for cristmas is a dino saur
eeg at Walmart. a Wii game at Walmart. on
other thing that I Want for cristmas is a laP-
TOp. another thing that I Want for cristmas
is a Video game.
Love, Ted Ted
Dere Saanta
i want a nife a roqe a gune with bolits to
go haunting q ice tel a braknores a dog to
go hunting.
Love John
Dear santa,
I Want a Real puppy and a Real Kitten.
LuLu the Kitty, Nintendo bs, Easy Bake, a
treehouse. I Love christmas. I liKe to Play on
christmas daY
Love, Destiny


School briefs


FFA Chapter raffle
The Moore Haven FFA chapter would like
to announce that we are currently selling
raffle tickets. The tickets are for a 6X10-land-
scaping trailer that was built by the students.
The ticket will be pulled Saturday night at the
2010 Chalo Nitka Rodeo during intermission.
This was made possible by tremendous sup-
port from many of our local businesses in-


cluding St. Lucie Tire and Battery, Bob Dean
Supply Inc, W&W Lumber, and Lehman
Auto Body and Service Center. Tickets are
being sold at the following prices, 1 for $5
or 5 for $20 and they can be purchased from
any FFA chapter member or Mr. Phillip Cosby
at Moore Haven High School. If you have any
questions please call 863-946-0811 ext. 129.

Federal Grants for Moore


Haven Elementary School
The School Improvement Initiative grant
and all other applicable federal grants for
Moore Haven Elementary School are avail-
able for review and comment in the school
office or the Glades County District Office.
These grants enable MHES to provide ser-
vices to enhance student achievement.
Any questions should be directed to the


Supervisor of NCLB/Federal Programs at 863-
946-0202, Ext. 127.
Federal Grants for Glades County Schools
Federal grants for Glades County Schools
are available for review and comment in the
Glades County District Office.
These grants enable schools to provide
supplemental services to enhance student
achievement including on-going, sustained
professional development.


December 17, 2009


Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


Glades County Democrat 11







Religious columns


Small Towns
By Pastor John Hicks
First United Methodist Church
In a country where bigger is usually con-
sidered better, more than 100,000 small town
residents have voted to have theirs crowned
the "Coolest Small Town in America."
The poll was conducted by Budget Travel
magazine.
The editor shared the magazine was look-
ing for Main Street, U.S.A. -- places where
you find real people, excited to be part of
their communities.
As for what makes a town "cool," is
very subjective, but there is one really good
marker: When people leave for the big city,
they realize they've made a mistake and
come back home
Small towns are just a little bit different.
The nice part about living in a small town
is that when you don't know what you're
doing, someone else does.
As someone has written, "You know you
live in a small town when
1) You can name everyone you gradu-
ated with.
2) You know what 4-H means.
3) You went to parties at a pasture, barn,
gravel pit, or in the middle of a dirt road. On
Monday you could always tell who was at
the party because of the scratches on their
legs from running through the woods when
the party was busted.
4) You used to "drag" Main.
5) You said the "F" word and your par-
ents knew within the hour.
6) You give directions by references rath-
er than street names. Turn by the old Kelly
house, go two blocks to Anderson's, and it's
four houses left of the track field.
7) You could never buy cigarettes be-
cause all the store clerks knew how old you
were (and if you were old enough, they'd
tell your parents anyhow).
8) Your teachers called you by your older
siblings' names.
9) Your teachers remembered when they
taught your parents.
10) Someone asks you how you feel, and
actually listens to what you say.
Jesus was born in a small town.
Each year we sing Phillip Brooks' beauti-
ful hymn, "O little town of Bethlehem, how


still we see thee lie. Above thy deep and
dreamless sleep, the silent stars go by. Yet in
thy dark streets shineth the everlasting Light.
The hopes and fears of all the years are met
in thee tonight."
Bethlehem today is a city of approximate-
ly 50,000 people, but when Jesus was born it
was a tiny village.
The message of Christmas would be
just as powerful if Christ had been born in
a great metropolis, but somehow this tiny
village seems to capture the essence of the
Christ event.
Bethlehem reminds us that God can use
ordinary people and ordinary places in an
extraordinary way.
God can use us.

Just suppose!
By Jackie Miller, Evangelist
First Christian Church
Suppose a man arrived in our commu-
nity and began preaching.
Suppose He had not been officially called
to the pulpit of the recognized and respect-
able churches of the area, but preached any-
way.
Suppose, further, that it was a known fact
that this person worked 15 or more years at
manual labor before getting the notion to
preach.
Now suppose large crowds began,
strangely, to attend his very informal preach-
ing service.
Suppose this man preached in a very
inliterary way, talked about the daily work,
flowers, fishing --things like that--as much as
Bible.
Suppose He were seen often in bars and
taverns, talking friendly with folk there. Sup-
pose 2 or 3 very unsavory political "hangers
on" should take up with Him and piously an-
nounce that they were "reformed."
Even heard by grapevine that He was
very sympathetic with prostitutes and some
of them almost seemed to worship Him in
public!
Suppose that the most intelligent, best
educated leaders in our community con-
demned this fellow as a very irreligious and
dangerous demagogue.
Suppose one morning you read in the
papers that Government agents had appre-


ended Him as a subversive, brought Him
to trial on a charge of treason.
Suppose further, that the religious leaders
testified against Him at His trial.
AND NONE OF HIS many so-called
friends even raised a whisper in his defense.
Suppose even His alleged lieutenants and
close associates were not willing to be seen
with Him or admit they even knew Him.
And so He is condemned to death and
is executed amid almost universal acclaim.
What would you think of such an individual.
From an earthly and rather analytical, secu-
lar viewpoint, this might be the story of Je-
sus, prior to His resurrection.
But this is the stone that Daniel saw cut
out of the mountain and came rolling down
and tearing down the kingdoms of this
world.
He is indeed King of Kings and Lord of
Lords and He shall reign forever and ever.
Amen!

Advent: Old testament style
and a reason to hope for
today
By The Reverend Samuel S.
Thomas, Ph. D. +
Saint Martin's Church, Clewiston
When I was in seminary, I worked on
weekends in a Church not too far from Lake
Michigan.
The winters were cold and the wind off
of the lake added to the chilly nights waiting
for the train to take me back to school.
Many times the train was late.
People would leave the station for their
homes and give up, or talk about driving to
their destinations rather than waiting on the
cold platform.
The railroad was reliable even if the train
was delayed.
I knew if I waited, the train would come
-and it always did!
Up in the distance, there would be faint
spot of light, then a distinct headlight that
made the night a bit warmer even if the tem-
perature hadn't changed.
The train would always come, even if we
couldn't rely on the schedule. Sometimes
there would have been an accident or the
conductor would tell us about having to


have the tracks plowed; but it was always
on the way.
I thought about those train trips and times
spent waiting.
Traffic accidents can block a highway,
people will react with frustration, or turn
around or get onto a side road -or wait.
The road will eventually be cleared and
the planned route will be fulfilled.
I ran out of funds while in college; my de-
gree was delayed.
It meant that I would have to work and
then go back to school, but graduation
would come.
It did.
I've come to reflect that most things will
happen if we stick with them; and are pa-
tient.
It's a lesson that is easier in hindsight than
foresight; but a lesson worth remembering.
This is the season of Advent in the Church
calendar year for many Christians. It is a time
of "getting ready" for Christmas -there are
a few days left now and making the best
use of the time we know will be coming
very soon.
Unlike those moments of waiting with-
out knowing when the moment will arrive;
we now live on the other side of the First
Coming of the Lord.
The lessons of the Old Testament in Isa-
iah, the message of John the Baptist, the pre-
lude to the Christmas Story are all about a
people who lived in waiting.
They believed that the blessings of God
sending His Son were on the way; it was
about being patient and faithful in the mean-
time.
Not knowing in one sense, yes, but
knowing it would come to pass and the
world would be a better place because of
His coming; the faithful lived for a long time
in an "advent."
Now, we who are blessed by knowing
the Lord has come have a few days to get
ready to celebrate.
It is a different Advent -the time has
been worth the wait and the faith has been
rewarded.
"Joy to the World, the Lord has come..."
is the message; our message when we wait
in hope and use the time to be faithful.


Religion briefs


Moore Haven


Thrift shop open at Church of God of
Prophecy
The Church of God of Prophecy, in Moore
Haven, will have a thrift shop open on Sat-
urdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all things are
given for a donation, this is to help for ex-
penses of the church.
We feel in helping the church it is helping
you also, with your needs.
All things are nice and clean, these things
are supplied by Cowboy Church Hand and
Hand Ministries of Palmdale, if you would
like to help us call 863-612-0640, if no an-
swer leave message, God bless you.


Clewiston
Evangel Assembly of God
Starting January 2010 our food pantry
ministry "Loaves and Fish" will be distribut-
ing food to families in need from our Out-
reach Center from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. every 1st
and 3rd Wednesday.
Christmas at First Christian
First Christian Church, 201 N. Francisco
St., is currently involved in an expansion of
their sanctuary.
The expansion will almost double the
size of their seating capacity.
It is hoped that the expansion will be
complete in time for the church's annual


Christmas Musical and Christmas Candle-
light Carol Service.
The Christmas Musical will be presented
on Sunday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m.
This years Musical is "It's The Most Won-
derful Time Of The Year," The church's
twenty voice Choir will be under the direc-
tion of Theodora Carnes, daughter of Minis-
ter Jackie Miller.
Mrs. Carnes is Office Manager of "The
Glades" Resort.
At the end of the Musical every one will
receive a Treat of Fruit and Candy.
The Christmas Candlelight Carol Service
will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 7
p.m. There will be Twelve Readers reading
the familiar Christmas Story.


There will be several Special Christmas
Carol Solos. Many of the familiar Christmas
Carols will be sung by the audience.
Minister Jackie Miller extends a cordial
invitation for everyone to attend these Spe-
cial Events.
The Promise Child a dramatic
musical
Turning Point Church of God located at
207 Pine Lane in Flaghole, invites you to
join us in our annual Christmas celebra-
tion. A dramatic musical titled "The Promise
Child," adapted from the play written by An-
dre Lederer, will be preformed Sunday, Dec.
20 at 11 a.m.
All are welcome and admission is free.


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December 17, 2009








Ortona community park has woodland trail


Attendees enjoy dedication
remarks and luncheon

By Nena Bolan
Glades County Democrat

ORTONA -- The Ortona Community
Park dedication was held Dec. 8. The spa-
cious park contains playground and exer-
cise equipment. A woodland trail and picnic
tables will attract local families and visitors
to this historic community near the Caloosa-
hatchee River in Glades County.
In 2002, Bob Rader went to the county
and asked them to purchase the property,
and they did. In May 2008, Hugo Geistman
asked the county for playground equipment
and they agreed. A county-owned trailer had
been for sale in November 2008, but the
county decided to relocate it to the park site
to serve as a children's library.
According to Hugo Geistman, Ortona
Community Association, all improvements
were done with special attention to preserv-
ing the wildlife indigenous to the area. Oak,
citrus and palm trees provide shade for hik-
ers and children. The trail is lush with ferns,
bromeliads, palmettos and lichens.
The long hours of construction and land-
scape work were done by Glades County
work departments, neighboring communi-


ties, winter residents, local businesses and
the people of Ortona. The Glades County
Commissioners, Ortona Community Asso-
ciation Directors, county employees and the
Ortona Sand Company were honored with
plaques at the dedication.
The Ortona Library volunteers also
looked forward to the completion of the
park. They needed a structure to house the
special library for children who will come to
the park after school. The county trailer was
donated for that purpose, and a well with a
water supply system was installed.
Mr. Geistman presented the plaques and
recognized all volunteers. He also delivered
the following message which he wrote when
he went to the park at sunrise.
"As I sat and watched a pileated wood-
pecker going from tree to tree and the go-
pher turtle marching across, I knew we had
not disrupted the natural wildlife in the park.
When I looked at the palmettos, likened to
an army, supporting these massive mag-
nificent oak trees standing sentinel over this
park, I realized they were here many genera-
tions before.
I know they will be here long after our
generation is gone; and many more will
come and replenish with new trees so they
will always stand sentinel over this park, say-
ing Welcome-Enjoy the nature, enjoy the
Peace and enjoy the quiet".
A picnic banquet and fine weather were


INI/Nena Bolan
Ortona Sand Company owner, Emil R. Jahma, right, was awarded a plaque in
honor of his contribution to the Ortona Community Park. A dedication was held
Dec. 8. Mr. Jahna is assisted by Alan, left, and Amanda, center.
an asset to a pleasant dedication ceremo- Moore Haven off SR 78 west.
ny. Ortona is located between LaBelle and Staff writer Nena Bolan can be reached at nen-
abolan@yahoo.com.


Cops For Christmas
Cops For Christmas is a program sponsored by the Glades County Sheriff's
Office. Funds are donated to purchase toys for children of all age groups.
Employees, volunteers and donations help make this a happy time for local
children, Dec. 11.


INI/Nena Bolan

Historic home
A Christmas open house was held at the historic Peter Westergaard House,
Dec. 11 and 12. The Glades County Historical Society decorated the 1920's
home on Avenue L in Moore Haven. They provided live music and tasty food.
From left to right are Susan Etchey, Howard Marvin, Debbie Paschal, Margie
Click and Carl Paschal.


INI/Nena Bolan

Craft fair in Buckhead Ridge
The Moose Lodge in Buckhead Ridge sponsored a craft fair, Dec. 12. Lovely
crafts and artwork were on display indoors and outdoors. A delicious break-
fast was cooked and served at an affordable price. Buckhead Ridge is in
northeast Glades County off SR 78 east.


INI/Nena Bolan

Christmas on the Caloosahatchee
Families enjoyed Christmas on the Caloosahatchee at Tom Perry City Park
in Moore Haven, Glades County, Dec. 10. The event is organized by school
district and city employees.


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Credit Union
COLLECTIONS
CLERK FULL TIME
The applicant must
have excellent commu-
nication & organization-
al skills as well as be
proficient in MS Word &
Excel. Must also be
able to multitask and
be able to handle emo-
tional situations. Previ-
ous collections exp.
preferred. Bi-lingual a
+. May apply in person
or mail resume to 1099
W. Ventura Ave., Cle-
wiston, FL 33440, Attn:
Marta or email resume
to martasmith(@
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proficient in MS Word &
Excel. Must also be
able to multitask and
be able to handle emo-
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knowledge of IRA's
preferred. Bi-lingual a
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or mail resume to 1099
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Hendry County is seeking a General Su-
perintendent to assist the Public Works
Director for directing and coordinating ac-
tivities of the Road and Bridge Depart-
ment. The individual must have a high
school diploma or general education de-
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rience in the construction, repair, and
maintenance of streets and/or public
works. Must have knowledge of equip-
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road and bridge maintenance with a wide
range of public works, construction, re-
pair procedures and practices. Knowl-
edge of occupational hazards, safety
precautions, and pesticides in the work
place is also a requirement. Call 863-
675-5222 for a complete position an-
nouncement.

Applications, job description and require-
ments can be obtained from the Person-
nel Department located in the Courthouse
Square, 165 South Lee Street in LaBelle
or at the Hendry County Sub Office in
Clewiston. Salary range will depend on
qualifications.
Veterans' preference as outlined in the
Florida Statutes, Hendry County is an
Equal Opportunity Employer and
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 08-00163
AURORA LOAN SERVICES LLC,
Plaintiff,
vs.
RALPH CONSTANT; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF RALPH CONSTANT;
JOHN DOE; JANE DOE AS UN-
KNOWN TENANTS) IN POSSES-
SION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY,
Defendants.
RE-NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to an Order Resetting Foreclo-
sure Sale Date dated the 24th day of
Nov., 2009, and entered in Case No.
08-00163, of the Circuit Court of the
20th Judicial Circuit in and for Glades
County, Florida, wherein AURORA
LOAN SERVICES LLC is the Plaintiff
and RALPH CONSTANT; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF RALPH CONSTANT;
JOHN DOE; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN
TENANTS) IN POSSESSION OF THE
SUBJECT PROPERTY are defen-
dants. I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at the AT
FRONT STEPS, SOUTH DOOR OF
COURTHOUSE at the Glades County
Courthouse in Moore Haven, Florida,
at 11:00 a.m. on the 7th day of
January, 2010, the following de-
scribedproperty as set forth in said
Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 3, BLOCK 25, OF THE CITY
OF MOORE HAVEN, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE
35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
TEH SALE IF ANY OTHER THAN
THE PROPERTY dWNER AS OF
TEH DATE OF TEH LIS PENDENS
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60
DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990 ADA,
Disables persons who, because of
their Disabilities, need special accom-
modations to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact the Senior
Deputy Clerk Administration Whose
Post Office is located at te Lee
County Justice Center, Room 3112,
1700 MONROE STREET, FT. MYERS,
FL 33901, Telephone (239)335-2299
or 1 (800)955-8771 (TDD) OR 1
(800)955-8770 Via FL. Relay Service,
no later than 5 days prior to the
Court Date.
Dated this 30th day of Nov.,
2009.
JOE FLINT
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Law Office of Marshall C. Watson
1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
Telephone: (954)453-0365
Facsimile: (954)771-6052
Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438
340584 GCD 12/10,17/09

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IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 20th
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY
Case #: 2009-CA-001090
American General Home Equity, Inc.
Plaintiff,
-VS.-
Forbno Garcia, Jr; Zenalda G. Gar-
cia; Unknown Parties in Possession
#1; Unknown Parties in Possession
#2; If living, and all Unknown Par-
ties claiming by, through, under and
against the above named Defen-
dant(s) who are not known to be
dead or alive, whether said Unknown
Parties may claim an interest as
Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees,
or Other Claimants
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF ACTION
FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-
PROPERTY
TO:
Fortno Garcia, Jr; ADDRESS UN-
KNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN
ADDRESS IS: 2085 Evans Road, La-
Belle, FL 33935 and Zenaida G. Gar-
cia; ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT
WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS:
2085 Evans Road, LaBelle, FL 33935
Residence unknown, if living, includ-
ing any unknown spouse of the said
Defendants, if either has remarried
and if either or both of said Defen-
dants are dead, their respective un-
known hers, devisees, grantees,
assignees, creditors, lienors, and
trustees, and all other persons claim-
ing by, through, under or against the
named Defendant(s); and the afore-
mentioned named Defendant(s) and
such of the aforementioned un-
known Defendants and such of the
aforementioned unknown Defen-
dants as may be infants, incompe-
tents or otherwise not sui ]urs.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that
an action has been commenced to
foreclose a mortgage on the follow-
Ing real property, lying and being
and situated in Hendry County, Ron-
da, more particularly described as
follows:
THE EAST ONE-HALF OF THE
EAST ONE-HALF OF THE
SOUTHWEST ONE-QUARTER
OF THE SOUTHWEST ONE-
QUARTER OF THE NORTH-
WEST ONE-QUARTER. LESS
THE NORTH 25 FEET THEREOF,
FOR PERPETUAL ROAD RIGHT
OF WAY IN SECTION 26,
TOWNSHIP 43, SOUTH RANGE
29 EAST, HENRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA, ALSO KNOWN AS
THE EAST ONE-HALF OF LOT
A-31, LABELLE ACRES, AN UN-
RECORDED SUBDIVISION.
TOGETHER WITH THAT CER-
TAIN YEAR; 2003, MAKE: MER-
IT, VIN#:
FLHMBA165348738A AND
VIN#: FLHMBA165348738B,
MANUFACTURED HOME,
WHICH IS PERMANENTLY AF-
FIXED TO THE ABOVE DE-
SCRIBED LANDS. AS SUCH IT
IS DEEMED TO BE A FIXTURE
AND A PART OF THE REAL ES-
TATE.
more commonly known as 2085
Evans Road, LaBelle, FL 33935.
This action has been filed against
you and you are required to serve a
copy of your wntten defense, if any,
upon SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP, At-
tomeys for Plaintiff, whose address
is 10004 N. Dale Mabry Highway,
Suite 112, Tampa, FL 33618, within
thirty (30) days after the first publi-
cation of this notice and file the
onginal with the clerk of this Court
either before service on Plaintiffs at-
tomey or immediately there after;
otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded
in the Complaint.
WITNESS my hand and seal of this
Court on the 7th day of December,
2009.
JOE FLINT
Circuit and County Courts
BY: /s/ Barbara S. Butler
Clerk
341662 CN/CB 12/17,24/09

NOTICE CONCERNING
NEGOTIATION SESSION
BETWEEN HENDRY COUNTY
AND FPL CONCERNING
EASEMENT
Take Nobce that a negotiation
session will be held at 2:00 p.m.,
Friday, December 18, 2009, be-
tween Hendry County Commis-
sioner Karson Turner, Hendry
County staff and representatives
of FPL at the Hendry County
Courthouse Square, Administration
Conference Room, 165 South Lee
Street, Florida, to discuss FPL's re-
quest for an easement on the
County-owned former railroad cor-
ridor near Goodno. This meeting
is open to the public.
BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS
OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
Janet Taylor, Chairwoman
341558 CGS/CB 12/17/09


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
Case No.: 08-110 CP
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JOSE MANUEL BAEZ-BARBOSA,
Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
Jose Manuel Baez-Barbosa, de-
ceased, whose date of death was
November 19, 2007, is pending in
the Circuit Court for Hendry County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address
of which is RO. Box 1760, LaBelle, Fl
33975. The names and addresses of
the personal representative and the
personal representative's attorney
are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against the decedent's estate
on whom a copy of this notice is re-
quired to be served must file their
claims with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decent
and other persons having claims or
demands against decedent's estate
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN
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 date of first publication of this
notice is December 10, 2009.
Alma Baez
Personal Representative
Sara L. Yanes
Personal Representative
Ralph Elver
Florida Bar Number 215848
Ralph Elver, PA.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
PO. Drawer 2280
LaBelle, FL 33975
(863) 675-5800
340542 CN 12/10,17/09



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 09000093CP
Division: PROBATE

IN RE: ESTATE OF
LIDA MAE MORRISON
Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
LIDA MAE MORRISON, deceased,
whose date of death was May 24,
2009, is pending in the Circuit Court
for HENDRY County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which is P.O.
Box 1760, LaBelle, Florida
33975-1760. The names and ad-
dresses of the personal representa-
tive and the personal
representative's attorney are set
forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and oth-
er persons having claims or demands
against decedents estate on whom a
copy of this notice is required to be
served must file their claims with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NO-
TICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims or
demands against decedent's estate
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE.

ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SEC-
TION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.

NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PE-
RIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY
CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.

The date of first publication of this
notice is December 10, 2009.
Personal Representative
ROBERT H. MORRISON
110 Kirby Thompson Road
Fort Denaud, Florida 33935

Attorney for Personal Representative:
JOHN E. O'NEILL
Florida Bar No. 726524
SHIPP, O'NEILL & POHL, LLP
4223 Del Prado Boulevard
Cape Coral, Florida 33904
Te phone: (239)542-1131
339867 CGS 12/10,17/09


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 09CP35

IN RE: ESTATE OF
GERALDINE DOMINGUEZ
Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
GERALDINE DOMINGUEZ, deceased,
whose date of death was January
17, 2009, is pending in the Circuit
Court for GLADES County, Rorda,
Probate Division, the address of
which is RO. Box 10, Moor Haven,
FL 33471. The names and addresses
of the personal representative and
the personal representative's attor-
ney are set forth below.
Al creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against decedent's estate on
whom a copy of this notice is re-
quired to be served must file their
claims with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-
TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
Al other creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims or
demands against decedent's estate
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN
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 date of first publication of this
notice is 12/10/2009.

Personal Representative:
JAMES L. STALLING
RO. Box 172
Lake Placid, Flonda 33862
Attorney for Personal Representative:
PAMELA T KARLSON
Attomey for James L. Stallins
Fonda Bar No. 0017957
301 Dal Hall Boulevard
Lake Placid, FL 33852
Telephone: (863) 465-5033
Fax: (863) 465-6022
340618 GCD 12/10,17/09

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TWENTIETH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000261

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
Plaintiff,
VS.
HUMBERTO VALADEZ, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: MARIA GUADALUPE VALADEZ
A/K/A MARIA G. VALADEZ
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
2017 Clipper Terrace
Labelle, FL 33935
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an acton
to foreclose a mortgage on the fol-
lowing property in HENDRY County,
Honda:

LOT 9, BLOCK 8, PORT LABELLE
HOLIDAY PARK UNIT 1, AS
PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORD-
ED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 3
TO 9, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
has been filed against you and you
are required to serve a copy of your
wntten defenses within 30 ays after
the first publication, if any, on Hon-
da Default Law Group, PL., Plaintiffs
attorney, whose address is 9119
Corporate Lake Dnve, Suite 300,
Tampa, Ronda 33634, and file the
onginal with this Court either before
service on Plaintiffs attorney or im-
mediately thereafter; otherwise a
default will be entered against you
for the relief demanded in the Com-
plaint or pebtion.
This notice shall be published once
each week for two consecutive
weeks in the Clewiston News.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of
this Court on this 1st day of Dec.,
2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Court
By: Barbara S. Butler
As Clerk
340684 CN 12/10,17/2009
PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: TIMS TOW-
ING & RECOVERY gives Notice of Fore-
closure of Lien and intent to sell these
vehicles on 01/01/10, 10:00 am at 74 S.
INDUSTRIAL LOOP, LABELLE, FL 33935,
pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the
Honda Statutes. TIMS TOWING & RE-
COVERY reserves the right to accept or
reject any and/orall bids.
1996 Dodge
1B4GP54R6TB377437
341602 CN 12/17/09


IN THE CIRCUIT COURTOF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-001147

U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION,
Plaintiff,
VS.
NEIL T LITTLE, AS PERSONAL REP-
RESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OR
RITA JEAN LITTLE A/K/A RITA J.
LITTLE; NEIL T LITTLE, HEIR; UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF NEIL TO LIT-
TLE, HEIR; IF LIVING, INCLUDING
ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID
DEFENDANTSS, IF REMARRIED,
AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPEC-
TIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDI-
TORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES,
AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIM-
ING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST THE NAMED DEFEN-
DANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1;
UNKNOWN TENANT #2;
Defendants)
NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: NEIL T LITTLE, HEIR; IF LIV-
ING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF
REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED,
THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUS-
TEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER
OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFEN-
DANT(S);

Whose residence are/is unknown.
YOU ARE HEREBY required to file
your answer or wntten defenses, if
any, in the above proceeding with
the Clerk of this Court, and to serve
a copy thereof upon the plaintiff's
attorney, Law Offices of Daniel C.
Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Drive,
Tampa, FL 33619-1328, telephone
(813) 915-8660, facsiml-
le(813) 915-0559, within thirty days
of the first publication of this Notice,
the nature of this proceeding being a
suit for foreclosure of mortgage
against the following described prop-
erty, to wit:

LOT 68, TANGLEWOOD OAKS
UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGES 176
AND 177, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
To include a:

2005 General, VIN:
GMHGA40432031Aand 93037531
2005 General, VIN:
GMHGA40432031B and 93037588

If you fall to file your answer or
wntten defenses in the above pro-
ceeding, on plaintiff's attorney, a de-
fault will be entered against you for
the relief demanded in the Complaint
or Petition.
DATED at HENDRY County this
30th day of Nov. 2009.
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By /S/S. Miller
Deputy Clerk
In accordance with the Americans
With Disabilbes Act of 1990, persons
needing a special accommodation to
participate in this proceeding should
contact the ASA Coordinator no later
than seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding. If heanng impaired, please
call (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or
(800) 955-8770 (voice), via londa
Relay Service.
340590 CN 12/10,17/09


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO. 08-CA-000235

U.S BANK N.A.
Plainmff,
v.
ANGELA FUSSELL; BILLY J. FUS-
SELL; PATRICIA A. FLETCHER; ROG-
ER DALE WILSON; KATHLEEN
WILSON; and all unknown parties
claiming by, through, under or
against the herein named Defen-
dants, who are not known to be
dead or alive, whether said unknown
parties claim as heirs, devisees
grantees, assignees, lienors, credi-
tors, trustees, spouses, or other clai-
mants; TENANT #1 and/or TENANT
#2, the parties intended to account
for the person or persons in posses-
sion; NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUC-
CESSOR BY MERGER TO HARBOR
FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK
Defendants.
NOTICE OFSALE

Notice is hereby given that, pursu-
ant to the Final Judgment of Foreclo-
sure dated December 2, 2009, in this
cause, I will sell the property situat-
ed in GLADES County, Flonda, de-
scnbed as:
THE WEST ONE-THIRD OF THE
NORTH ONE-HALF OF THE
EAST ONE-HALF OF THE WEST
ONE-HALFOF THE SOUTH-
EAST ONE-QUARTER OF SEC-
TION 9, TOWNSHIP 42
SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST,
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA.
LESS THE NORTH 30 FEET FOR
ROAD RIGHT OF WAY. TO-
GETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN
2006 GENM DOUBLEWIDE MO-
BILE HOME HAVING CIN NUM-
BER GMHGA10660679B TITLE
NUMER 0095339159; AAD VIN
NUMBER GMHGA10660679A,
TITLE NUMBER 0095338898

a/k/a 26355 MUSE ROAD S.W.,
LABELLE, FL 33935
at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder, for cash, at the front
steps of the Glades Courthouse, 500
Avenue J, Moor Haven, FL South
entrance, Flonda, at 11:00 o'clock
a.m. on 1/14/2010.
Any person claiming an interest
in the surplus from the sale, if any,
other than the property owner as of
the date of the is pendens must file
a claim within 60 days after the sale.
Dated at Moore Haven, Ronda, this
3rd day of Dec. 2009
Joe Hint
Clerk of the Circuit Court

By: Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Douglas C. Zahm, PA.
18820 U.S. Hwy 19 N., #212
Clearwater, FL 33764
(727)536-4911 Phone
(727)539-1094 Fax
In accordance with the Ameri-
can With Disabilities Act, per-
sons needing a special
accommodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact
the Senior Deputy Court Admin-
istrator whose office is located
at the Lee County Justice Cen-
ter, Room 1213, 1700 Monroe
Street, Ft. Myers, Florida,
33901, telephone number
1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following
certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:

CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
609 2007 1-27-43-29-010-0002-0770 JAMES D. HARPER, JR.
& LINDA HARPER

Commence at the Southeast corner of Section 4, Township 44 South, Range
29 East, Hendry County, Florida; thence S 86 26' W following the South line
of Section 4, 2657.2 feet, thence N 04 00' W following the West line ol
Tract 49, 264.70 feet to the Point of Beginning of the tract herein de-
scribed; thence N 86 23' E, 332.20 feet; thence S 03 59' E, 129.00 feet;
thence S 86 21' W, 332.18 feet to the West line ofTract 49, thence N 04 00'
W following the West line of Tract 49, 129.00 to the Point of Beginning, alsc
known as Parcel #9 of Tract 49, LaBelle Ranchettes, an unrecorded subdivi-
sion. Less road dedication of 25 feet.

Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.

All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.

Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of JANUARY, which is the
7TH day of JANUARY, 2010.
Dated this 4th day of November, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Couri
Hendry County, Florida
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2008-CA-001034
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION, AS TRUSTEE FOR J.P.
MORGANMORTGAGE ACQUISI-
TION TRUST 2006-WF1,
Plaintiff,
vs.
MARCOS A. ALVAREZ, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated Nov. 24, 2009 and
entered in Case NO. 26-2008-
CA-001034 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,
AS TRUSTEE FOR J.P MORGAN
MORTGAGE ACQUISITION TRUST
2006-WF1, is the Plaintff and MAR-
COS A. ALVAREZ. WILLIAM ARNUL-
FO ALVARADO; NOHELIA V.
MENDOZA; TENENA #1 N/K/A CAR-
LOTA OBEGON are the Defendants, I
will sell to the highest and best bid-
der for cash at IN FRON OF THE OF-
FICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT,
BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALL-
WAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY AD-
MINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER
OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH,
LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on
the 23rd day of Dec., 2009, the fol-
lowing described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment:

LOT 6, BLOCK 2122, OF PORT
LABELLE UNIT 3, A SUBDIVI-
SION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 73, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA
A/K/A 5011 QUEBEC ROAD, LA-
BELLE, FL 33935
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-
er than the property owner as of the
date of the Lls Pendens must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of
this Court on Nov. 30, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk

Florida Default Law Group, RL.
RO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F08080240 NMNC-CONV
** See Americans with Disabilites
Act
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons needing
a special accommodation to partici-
pate in this proceeding should con-
tact the Deputy Court Administrator
whose office is located at Lee County
Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700
Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida
33901, telephone number
(813)335-2299; 1-800-955-8771
DD), or 1-800-955-8770 (V), via
lord Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to this proceed-
ing.
340621 CN 12/10,17/09





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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-001174

NEWEST BANK, FSV AS SUC-
CESSOR IN INTEREST TO IN-
DYMAC FEDERAL BANK, FSB
AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST
TO INDYMAC BANK, F.S.B.
Plaintiff
vs
MIGUEL BARRIOS; MIRIELA
TORRES; UNKNOWN PER-
SON(S) IN POSSESSION OF
THE SUBJECT PROPERTY;
Defendants

NOTICE OF ACTION

To the following Defendant(s)
MIGUEL BARRIOS
(RESIDENCE UNKNOWN)
MIRIELA TORRES
(RESIDENCE UNKNOWN)
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action
for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the
following described property:
THE WEST ONE HALF OF THE
SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE
NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE
NORTHWEST QUARTER, EXCEPT
THE SOUTH 25.00 FEET FOR
ROAD RESERVATION, ALL LYING
AND BEING IN SECTION 29,
TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 32
EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
a/k/a 13885 DANCY AVE, CLEWIS-
TON, FLORIDA 33440

has been filed against you and you
are required to serve a copy of
your written defenses, if any, to it,
on Kahane & Associates, PA. At-
torney for Plaintiff, whose address
is 8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000,
Plantation, FLORIDA 33324 on or
before January 18, 2010, a date
which is within thirty (30) days af-
ter the first publication of this No-
tice in The CLEWISTON NEWS and
file the original with the Clerk of
this Court either before service on
Plaintiffs attorney or immediately
thereafter, otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the re-
lief demanded in the complaint.

This notice is provided pursuant to
Administrative Order No. 2.065
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, If you are a
person with a disability who needs
any accommodabon in order to
parbcipate in this proceeding, you
are entitled, at no cost to you, to
provisions of certain assistance.
Please contact the Court Adminis-
trator at 25 East Hickpochee, La
Belle, FL 33935, Phone No.
(941)335-2299 within 2 working
days of your receipt of this notice
or pleading; if you are hearing im-
paired, ca 1-800-955-8771
(TDD); if you are voice impaired,
call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Flori-
da Relay Services).
WITNESS my hand and the seal of
this Court this 8th day of Decem-
ber, 2009.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk of the Court

By /s/ D HAMMOND
As Deputy Clerk
341619 CGS/CB 12/17,24/2009




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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following
cerbficate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:

CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
610 2007 1-2743-29-010-0002-0780 JAMES D. HARPER, JR. &
LINDA HARPER

Commence at the Southeast corner, beginning at Section 4, Township 44
South, Range 29 East, thence S 86 26' W, following the South line of Sec-
tion 4, 2657.2 feet, thence N 04 00' W following the west line of Tract 49,
135.7 feet to the point of beginning of tract herein described; thence N 86
21' E, 332.18 feet; thence S 3 59' E, 129.00 feet; thence S 86 21' W follow-
ing South line of Section 4, 332.18 feet thence N 04 00' W following the
West line of Tract 49, 135.7 feet to the point of beginning, also known as
Parcel #10 of Tract 49, LaBelle Ranchettes, an unrecorded subdivision. Less
road dedication of 25 feet.

Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.

All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.

Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY In the month of JANUARY, which is the
7TH day of JANUARY, 2010.
Dated this 4th day of November, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
340185 CGS 12/10,17,24,31/09


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 08-736-CA
INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK, F.S.B.
Plaintiff
vs
LAYTE HERNANDEZ; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF LAYTE HERNAN-
DEZ; UNKNOWN PERSONS)
IN POSSESSION OF THE SUB-
JECT PROPERTY; INDYMAC
FEDERAL BANK, FSB;
Defendants

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure
dated November 17, 2009, and en-
tered in Case No. 08-736-CA, of the
Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Cir-
cuit in and for HENDRY County, Flori-
da. INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK, FS.B.
is Plaintiff and LAYTE HERNANDEZ;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LATE HER-
NANDEZ; UNKNOWN PERSONS) IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY; INDYMAC FEDERAL
BANK, FSB; are defendants. I will
sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at 2ND FLOOR HALLWAY, IN
FRONT OF OFFICE OF CLERK OF
COURTS, ADMINISTARTION BLDG,
HENDRY CO. COURTHOUSE, AT 25
EAST HICKPOCHEE, LABELLE IN
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, at
11:00 a.m. on the 17th day of
March, 2010, the following described
property as set forth n said Final
Judgment, to wit:

LOT 27, BLOCK 2199, OF PORT LA-
BELLE UNIT 6, A SUBDIVISION
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THERE-
OF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
3, PAGE 109 OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA

A person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner as of the
date of the is pendens must file a
claim with 60 days after the sale.

Dated this 7th day of Dec, 2009
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk of Said Court
By /s/ D. HAMMOND
As Deputy Clerk

This notice is provided pursuant to
Admnistrative Order No. 2.065.
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, If you are a per-
son with a disability who needs any
accommodation in order to partici-
pate in this proceeding, you are enti-
tled, at no cost to you, to provisions
of certain assistance. Please contact
the Court Administrator at 25 East
Hickpochee, La Belle, FL 33935,
Phone No. (941)335-2299 within 2
working days of your receipt of this
notice or pleading; if you are hearing
impaired, call 1-800-955-8771
(TDD); if you are voice impaired, call
1-800-995-8770 (V) ( Via Florida Re-
lay Services)

Kahane & Associates, PA.
8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000
Plantabon, FL 33324
Phone: 954-382-3486
Fax : 954-382-5380
341674 CB/CGS 12/17,24/2009


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IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 20th
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY
Case #: 2009-CA-000544
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as Trustee
for Option One Mortgage Loan Trust
2007-1 Asset-Backed Certificates,
Senes 2007-1,
Plaintiff,
-vs-
Rlean Smith Hooker and Emma J.S.
Smith a/k/a Emma Smith;
Defendantss.
NOTICE OFSALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order of Rnal Judqment
of Foreclosure dated 1116/009,
entered in Civil Case No. 2009-
CA-000164 of the Circuit Court of
the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for
Glades County, Florida, wherein
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as Trustee
for Option One Mortgage Loan Trust
2007-1 Asset-Backed Certificates,
Senes 2007-1, Plaintiff and Rllean
Smith Hooker and Emma J.S. Smith
a/k/a Emma Smith are defendants)
I will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash, AT THE FRONT
DOOR OF THE GLADES COUNTY
COURTHOUSE, MOOREHAVEN
FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on 1/7/10
the following described property as
set forth in said Rnal Judgment, to-
wit:

LOT 39, LESS THE NORTH 50 FEET,
AND ALL OF LOT 46, BLOCK 175,
IN THE CITY OR TOWNSITE OF
MOORE HAVEN FLORIDA ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE
5, PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES
COUNTY, FLORIDA.

ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN
INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS
FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTH-
ER THAN THE PROPERTY
OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF
THE US PENDENS MUST FILE
A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AF-
TER THE SALE.
IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A
DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY AC-
COMMODATION IN ORDER TO PAR-
TICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING
YOU ARE ENTITLED AT NO COST
TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF
CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE
CONTACT GLADES COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE 500 AVENUE J, PO. BOX
10, MOORE HAVEN, FL 33471
WITHIN 2 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR
RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE OF SALE:
IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED
CALL: 1-800-955-8771 IF YOU ARE
VOICE IMPAIREb CALL:
1-800-955-8770.
DATED at MOORE HAVEN, Honda,
this 20th day of November, 2009.
JOE FLINT
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
Glades County, Flonda
BY: /s/ Jennifer Bevis
DEPUTY CLERK
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF:
SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP
10004 North Dale Mabry Hwy,
Suite 112
Tampa Forida 33618
09-144389
(813) 880-8888
340450 CN 12/10,17/09


PubicNoic


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT CRYSTAL I LLC holder of the following
certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:

CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
702 2007 1-29-45-29-A00-0001-0100 NORMAN E. TAYLOR

That parcel herein descnbed is situated in the Northeast one-quarter of the
Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 29, Town-
ship 45 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Flonda, more particularly
described as follows: Commencing at the Norteast comer of Section 29;
thence S 89 0429" W, along the North line of said Section 29,a distance of
118.32 feet; thence S 00 3634" E, a distance of 43.93 feet to the South
nght-ofway of S-830 and the Point-of-Begning; thence S 89 3540" W
along said right-of-way a distance of 158.93 feet; thence S 44 24'57" W a
distance of 70.59 feet to the East rght-of-way of SR 29, said nght-of-way
being a curve curving to the right going South; thence Southerly along an
arc, a distance of 67.81 feet, having a chord bearin S 00 3957" E, a ong
chord of 67.81 feet, delta of 00 6'46", radius o 34,427.48 feet to the
point-of-curvature of said curve; thence continue along said East nght-of-
way S 00 36'34" E a distance of 257.58 feet; thence N 89 04'11" E a dis-
tance of 208.72 feet; thence N 00 36'34" W a distance of 373.51 feet to
the Point-of-Beginning.

Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.

All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.

Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scnbed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the SECOND THURSDAY in the month of JANUARY, which is
the 14TH day of JANUARY, 2010.
Dated this 18th day of November, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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December 17, 2009 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee 17


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TWENTIETH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000017
CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC,
Plaintiff,
VS.
NEVILLE BOGARDUS, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated November 13,
2009 and entered in Case No.
26-2009-CA-000017 of the Circuit
Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial
Circuit in and for HENDRY County,
Flonda wherein CHASE HOME FI-
NANCE LLC, is the Plaintiff and NE-
VILLE BOGARDUS; SUZYBOGARDUS;
are the Defendants, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash at
IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE
SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
HENRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80
AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORI-
DA at 11:00 AM on the 10th day of
February, 2010,the following de-
scnbed property as set forth in said
Final Judgment:
LOT 9, BLOCK E, RIDGEVIEW
ESTATES ADDITION NO. 1, AC-
CORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 85, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
A/K/A 611 RIDGEVIEW CIRCLE,
CLEWISTON, FL 334400000
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any,
other than the property owner as of
the date of the Ls Pendens must file
a claim within sixty (60) days after
the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of
this Court on December 11, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By /s/S. MILLER
Deputy Clerk
In accordance with the Amencans
with Disabilies Act, person needing
a special accommodation to partici-
pate in this proceeding should con-
tact the Deputy Court Administrator
whose office is located at Lee
County, Justice Center, Room 3112,
1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers,
Flonda 33901, telephone number
(813)335-2299; 1-800-955-8771
(TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v) via
Flonda Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days pnor to this proceed-
in 8 B g.
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Publi N


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TWENTIETH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2008-CA-000588
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
Plaintiff,
VS.
JORGE VALDES, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Fnal Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated November 13,
2009 and entered in Case No.
26-2008-CA-000588 of the Circuit
Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial
Circuit in and for HENDRY County,
Fonda wherein WELLS FARGO
BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and JORGE
VALDES; MARIA MEDEROS; are the
Defendants, I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at IN
FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE
SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80
AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORI-
DA at 11:00 AM on the 6th day of
Janua, 2010, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
Fnal Ju dgment:
LOT 11, BLOCK 13, MONTURA
RANCH ESTATES FIRST SUBDIV-
VISION, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 37, 38
AND 39, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
A/K/A 154 AVENIDA DEL CEN-
TRO, CLEWISTON, FL 33440
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any,
other than the property owner as of
the date of the Ls Pendens must file
a claim within sixty (60) days after
the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of
this Court on December 11, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ S. MILLER
Deputy Clerk
In accordance with the Amencans
with Disabilities Act, person needing
a special accommodation to parbci-
pate in this proceeding should con-
tact the Deputy Court Adminisbtator
whose office is located at Lee
County, Jusice Center, Room 3112,
1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers,
Florida 33901, telephone number
(813)335-2299; 1-800-955-8771
TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v) via
onda Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to this proceed-
ing.
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NOTICE OF MEETINGS
OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OFTHE
GLADEVIEW WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2010
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the following is a Schedule of Regu-
lar Meetings and Annual Landowners' Meeting of the Board of Supervisors
of the Gladeview Water Control District for the Year 2010. The Regular
Board of Supervisors Meetings will be held on the 3rd Friday of each
month, and the Annual Landowners meeting will take place on the 4th Fn-
day in June, unless meeting date conflicts with a holiday, and will take
place at the Sugar Farms Co-op, Atlantic Sugar Mill Road, Belle Glade
Florida. The dates and times are listed in the Schedule below.
The purpose of the meetings is to transact any and all business that may
come before the Board. If any person decides to appeal any decision
made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting
he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such pur-
pose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceed-
ings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upor
which the appeal is to be based.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any per-
son requinng special accommodations to participate in a meeting, because
of a disability or physical impairment, should contact the Distncts Attorney
at (561) 655-0620 at least five (5) calendar days prior to the Meetng.
MEETING DATES
Fnday, January 22, 2010 8:30 a.m.
Friday, February 19, 2010 -10:30 a.m.
or immediately following the Shawano Board meeting
Friday, March 19, 2010 8:30 a.m.
Fnday, April 16, 2010 -10:30 a.m.
or immediately following the Shawano Board meeting
Fnday May 21, 2010 8:30 a.m.
Friday, June 25, 2010 10:30 a.m. -
ANNUAL LANDOWNERS' MEETING
followed by the BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING
Friday, July 16, 2010 -8:30 a.m.
Fnday, August 20, 2010 10:30 a.m.
or immediately following the Shawano Board meeting
Friday, September 17, 2010 -8:30 a.m.
Friday, October 15, 2010 -10:30 a.m.
or immediately following the Shawano Board meeting
Fnday, November 19, 2010 8:30 a.m.
Fnday, December 17, 2010 -10:30 a.m.
or immediately following the Shawano Board meeting
By: Charles F Schoech, Esq.
Gladeview Water Control Distnct
Dated this 14th day of December, 2009
341694 CGS/CB 12/17/09


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
AND PUBLIC HEARING
The Flonda Governmental Utility Au-
thonty ("FGUA") announces a public
meeting and public heanng to which
all interested persons are invited.
The FGUA is a legal entity and public
body created pursuant to the provi-
sions of Secton 163.01, Florida Stat-
utes, and an Interlocal Agreement
among Citrus County, Flonda; DeSo-
to County, Florida; Hendry County,
Flonda; Pasco County, Flonda; Folk
County, Flonda, Lee County, Flonda,
and the Town of Dundee, Flonda.
The meeting and public hearing
will be held at 1:00 p.m. on
January 21, 2010 at the West
Pasco Government Center Com-
mission Chambers1 7530 Little
Road, New Port Richey, Florida
34645. The FGUA Board will ad-
dress general operating issues of the
FGUA. The meeting will also include
a public hearing to consider adoption
of the annual budgets and capital
improvement programs and pro-
posed rate increases for the future
FGUA Lindnck and Consolidated
Utility Systems located in Pasco
County, Flonda. Al customers of the
FGUA, affected property owners,
tenants or occupants, and all other
interested persons, shall have an op-
portunity to be heard concerning the
proposed annual budget and capital
improvement programs and pro-
posed rate increases and to file writ-
ten comments with the FGUA. If a
person decides to appeal any deci-
sion made by the FGUA with respect
to any matter considered at the
heanng, such person will need a
record of the proceedings and may
need to ensure that a verbatm
record is made, including the testi-
mony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be made. In accordance
with the Amencans with Disabilities
Act, persons needing special accom-
modations or an interpreter to par-
ticipate in this proceeding should
contact the Clerk to the FGUA Board
at (877) 552-3482, at least three
business days prior to the date of
the hearing. If you have any ques-
tions, please contact the Clerk to the
FGUA Board at (877) 552-FGUA.
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PORT LABELLE COMMUNITY
DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT
A vacancy has occurred on the
Board of Supervisors of the Port
LaBelle Community Development
District. The remaining Board is
authorized to appoint a successor
to the Board to fill the vacancy
for the remainder of the term.
Applicants are sought for the po-
sition and must be a resident of
the District. Applications should
be submitted no later than 2:00
P.M., 1/20/2010. Interested per-
sons should submit a letter of in-
terest stating their background
and experience.
Submit to:
Board of Supervisors
Port LaBelle Community
Development District
P.O. Box 1605
LaBelle, FL 33975




NOTICE
AUCTION on Friday,
December 18, 2009
at 9:00 a.m. at
1225 NW Ave. L,
Belle Glade, Florida
Property of Kendra Thomas:
Iced Tea dispenser, Eco-Lab Hand
Sanitizer Dispenser, Sharp Cash
Register, Baby Car Seat, Misc.
Boxes and Bags
Property of Jessica Hart:
Christmnas Decorabons, Photo
Screen, Coca-Cola Bottles,
Checker Board Table, Sunset
Framed Picture,Misc. Items
Property of Loutricia Morgan:
2 White Wall Units, 3 Small
White Nite Stands, 4 Large
Speakers, ATV110, Washer
and Dryer, Misc. Boxes
340586 BGS 12/10,17/09




PUBLIC AUCTION NOTICE
Wanda and Larry Higdon
Okeechobee, Florida
The following vehicle will be sold
for non-payment of storage on:
December 24,2009 at 3:00 p.m.
1990 Ford F250 SLT Lariat
This ad is placed in accordance
with Florida Statute 1985,
Section 83.806
341029 CGS/CB 12/10,17/09


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT CRYSTAL I LLC holder of the following
ertificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
210 2007 1-18-44-28-A00-0080-0000 JOHN C. SWEARINGEN
The East one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quar-
ter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section
18, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of JANUARY, which s the
7TH day of JANUARY, 2010.
Dated this 4th day of November, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
340186 CGS 12/10,17,24,31/09



NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT CRYSTAL 1 LLC holder of the following
certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
208 2007 1-18-44-28-A00-0068-0000 JOHN C. SWEARINGEN
The West one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-
quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Sec-
hon 18, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Flonda.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY n the month of JANUARY, which is the
7TH day of JANUARY, 2010.
Dated this 4th day of November, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
340192 CGS 12/10,17,24,31/09


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following
ertificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
289 2007 1-31-44-28-A00-0182-0000 ROBERTG. BANDY
The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-
quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Sec-
hon 31, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Flonda.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and righ of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the SECOND THURSDAY in the month of JANUARY, which is
:he 14TH day of JANUARY, 2010.
Dated this 18th day of November, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
341182 CGS 12/17,24,31/09;01/07/10


SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the
following applications) for permit have been received for projects) in
Shades County:
D L Pearce (D L Ranch) Rt 4, Box 995, Okeechobee, FL 34974, has submit-
ted Application 091014-14 for a Water Use Permit to irrigate 40 acres of ag-
ricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-38 Canal and
onsite ditch and the project is located in Section 9, Township 38 South,
Range 34 East
Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written
request for a copy of the staff report containing proposed agency action re-
garding the app cation by writing to te South Florida Water Management
District, Attn: Environmental Resource Regulation, PO Box 24680, West
Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680, but such comments or requests must be re-
ceived by 5:00 PM within 21 days from the date of publication.
No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy
of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further
proceedings. Applicabon status and associated documents can also be ob-
tained by accessing the District's website (www.sfwmd.gov) and selecting
the Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. Substantially affect-
d persons are entitled to request an admnistrabve hearing regarding the
proposed agency action by submitting a written request after reviewing the
staff report.
341643 GCD/CB 12/17/09


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following
:ertificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
:ERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
Z06 2007 1-18-44-28-A000064-0000 JOE M. PRASATEK&
ONEITA W. PRASATEK
c/o MIKE PRASATEK
The East one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quar-
:er of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 8,
Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Jnless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scrbed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of JANUARY, which is the
7TH day of JANUARY, 2010.
Dated this 4th day of November, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
340189 CGS 12/10,17,24,31/09

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT OPTIMUM FUND, LLC holder of the fol-
owing certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued there-
n. The cerbficate number, year of issuance, description of property and
:he name in which it was assessed are as follows:
:ERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
3130 2002 1-21-43-34-051-000D-0140 GERALD L. NEDD &
SANDRA D. NEDD
The West one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-
quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Sec-
tion 18, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Fonda.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Jnless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
cribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of JANUARY, which is the
7TH day of JANUARY, 2010.
Dated this 4th day of November, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
340195 CGS 12/10,17,24,31/09

HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE
SUBMITTED BY R. Scott Cooper DATE: 1/12/10
SUBJECT AREA: 545 Vendor/Contractor Background Screening Require-
nent
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the
policy for vendor/contractor background screening requirement.
CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.43, 1001.49,
1001.51, 1012.465, 1012.467 and 1012.468 FS.
CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.43,
1001.49, 1001.51, 1012.465, 1012.467 and 1012.468 FS.
-ULL TEXT A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained,
Without cost, at the Office of the Superintendent of Schools.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The proposed rule establishes the policy for ven-
Jor/contractor background screening requirement.
STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will
:reate no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except
for the costs of printing and distributions.
-OCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board
Meeting Room, 475 E. Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as
soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on January 12, 2010.
Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with informa-
:ion regarding the statement of estimated regulatory costs, or to provide a
proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternabve must do so in wring within
21 days after publication of this notice.
Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agen-
:y Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to
be advertised in the future.
Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule
s to request, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the
Superintendent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of
:his notice. The request shall specify how the person requesting the public
hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The School Board, upon
appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to present
evidence and argument on the issues under consideration.
Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public
records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by
request in writing, to the Superintendent of Schools.
Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judi-
:ially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making
proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into
:he proposed rule.
Notice: If you need an accommodabon in order to participate in this pro-
:ess, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at
:he Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours
rnor to the meeting or workshop.
Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of
:he proposed rule shall be file in the Office of the Superintendent of
Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S.
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT CRYSTAL I LLC holder of the following
certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
150 2007 1-06-44-28-A00-0060-0000 DEBORAH DANDY MICHAUX
EXECUTRIX OF ARDITH
DANDY ESTATE
The West one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-
quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Sec
ton 6, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Flonda.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:0C
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of JANUARY, which is the
7TH day of JANUARY, 2010.
Dated this 4th day of November, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circut Couri
Hendry County, Florida
340197 CGS 12/10,17,24,31/09


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUITIN AND FOR HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
Case No. 08-764-CA
HENDRY IMPROVEMENT, LLC, a Florida limited liability company
Plaintiff
-vs-
7875 WHEELER ROAD, LLC a Florida limited liability company,
MATTHEW T. MILLER, individually, RONALD BAILEY, JR., individu-
ally, JOHN C. MILLER, II, individually, JOHN CHARLES MILLER, in-
dividually, FIVE STAR FARMS, LLC, a Florida limited liability
company, UNKNOWN TENANT #1, and UNKNOWN TENATN #2,
the names being fictitious to account for parties in possession
Defendants
SECOND AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that pursuant to the Amended Summary Final Judg
ment in Foreclosure and for Assessment of Reasonable Attorneys' Fees entered b)
Circuit Court Judge James D. Sloan, in and for Hendry County, Honda, wherein the
cause is pending under docket number 08-764-CA, the Honorable Barbara S. But
ler, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Hendry County, Florida, will offer for sale at public
outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Clerk of Courts Office, Court
house Complex, C.E. Hall Building, Administration Area, second floor lobby, 25 E
Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Honda, at 11:00 a.m. on the 6th day of January
2010 within the legal hours of sale, the following described property:
SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT"A"
EXHIBIT A
LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF REAL ESTATE
A parcel of land lying in Section 18, Township 44, South Range 28 East, being the
South half of the Southwest quarter of said section 18; less the East 350 feel
thereof, being more particularly described as follows:
Commencing at the South quarter corner of Section 18, also known as the North
quarter comer of Section 19, all in Township 44 South, Range 28 East,
thence South 890 42' 46"West along the South line of said Section 18. also beinc
the North line of Section 19, for a distance of 350.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGIN.
NING;
thence South 890 42' 46" West for a distance of 2298.54 feet to the line dvidinc
Lee County on the West and Hendry County on the East, being the West line ol
Said Section 18;
thence North 000 37' 30" West along said line of said Section 19 for a distance ol
1323.43 feet;
thence North 890 39' 41" East for a distance of 2296.79 feet to a point on a line
that is 350 feet West of, as measured perpendicular to the East line of the South
west 1/4 of said Section 18;
thence along said line South 000 42'01" East for a distance of 1325.50 feet to the
point of beginning.
Containing 69.86 acres, more or less.
ADDRESS OF REAL ESTATE
7875 Wheeler Road, Hendry County, Flonda



Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, othel
han the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a clair
within sixty (60) days after the sale.
DATED this 10th day of December, 2009.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
Clerk of Circuit Courl
By: /S/ D. Hammonc
Deputy Clerk
If you are a person who needs any accommodation in order tc
participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you,
to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court
Operations Manager, whose office is located at the Lee Count)
Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street Fort Myers, Florida 33901,
and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700, within two
working days of your receipt of the Notice of Sale; if you are hear-
ing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771.
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NOTICE OF MEETINGS
OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE
SHAWANO WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2010
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the following is a Schedule of Regu-
lar Meetings and Annual Landowners Meeting of the Board of Supervisors
of the Shawano Water Control Distnct for the Year 2010. Regular Board ol
Supervisors Meetings will be held on the 3rd Fnday of each month, and the
Annual Landowners Meeting will take place on the 4th Friday, in June, un
less meeting date conflicts with a holiday, and will take place at the Sugar
Farms Co-op, Atlantic Sugar Mill Road, Belle Glade, orida. The dates and
times are listed in the Schedule below.
The purpose of the meetings is to transact any and all business that may
come before the Board. If any person decides to appeal any decision
made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting
he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such pur-
pose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceed-
ings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upor
which the appeal is to be based.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any per-
son requinng special accommodations to participate in a meehng, because
of a disability or physical impairment, should contact the Distncts Attomey
at (561) 655-0620 at least five (5) calendar days pnor to the Meeting.
Friday, January 22, 2010 -10:30 a.m.
or immediately following the Gladeview Board meeting
Friday, February 19, 2010 8:30 a.m.
Friday, March 19, 2010 -10:30 a.m.
or immediately following the Gladeview Board meeting
Fnday, Aprl 16, 2010 8:30 a.m.
Friday, May 21, 2010 10:30 a.m.
or immediately following the Gladeview Board meeting
Friday, June 25, 2010 8:30 a.m. -
ANNUAL LANDOWNERS' MEETING
followed by the BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING
Fnday, July 16, 2010 10:30 a.m.
or immediately following the Gladeview Board meeting
Fnday, August 20, 2010 8:30 a.m.
Friday, September 17, 2010 -10:30 a.m.
or immediately following the Gladeview Board meeting
Friday, October 15, 2010 8:30 a.m.
Friday, November 19, 2010 -10:30 a.m.
or immediately following the Gladeview Board meeting
Fnday, December 17, 2010 8:30 a.m.
By: Charles F Schoech, Esq.
Shawano Water Control Distnct
Dated this 14th day of December, 2009
341701 CGS/CB 12/17/09


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
Case No. 08-917-CA
HENDRY IMPROVEMENT, LLC, a Florida limited liability company
Plaintiff
-vs-
WESTPOINTS INVESTMENT PARTNERS VI, LLC, a Florida limited
liability company, MATTHEW T. MILLER, RONALD BAILEY, JR.,
JOHN C. MILLER, II, JOHN CHARLES MILLER, FIVE STAR FARMS,
LLC a Florida limited liability company, UNKNOWN TENANT #1
AND UNKNOWN TENANT #2, the names being fictitious,
Defendants
AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment in Fore-
closure and for Assessment of Reasonable Attorneys' Fees entered by Circuit Court
Judge James D. Sloan, in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein the cause is
pending under docket number 08-917-CA, the Honorable Barbara S. Butler, Clert
of the Circuit Court of Hendry County, Florida, will offer for sale at public outcry tc
the highest and best bidder for cash at the Clerk of Courts Office, Courthouse
Complex, C.E. Hall Building, Administration Area, second floor lobby, 25 E. Hick
poochee Avenue, LaBelle, Honda, at 11:00 a.m. on the 6th day of January, 201C
within the legal hours of sale, the following descnbed property:
SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT "A"
EXHIBIT
LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF REAL ESTATE
A parcel of land lying in Section 19 Township 44, South Range 28 East, being the
North 662.44 feet of the Northwest 1/4 of Said Section 19, less the East 350 feet
thereof and being more particularly described as follows:
Commencing at the South quarter corner of Section 18, also known as the North
Quarter corner of Section 19 all in Township 44 South, Range 28 East;
thence South 890 42' 46" West along the South line of Section 18 also being the
North line Section 19, fora distance of 350 feet to the point of beginning;
thence South 000 31' 02" East for 662.64 feet;
thence 890 42' 44" West for a distance of 2297.66 feet to the line dividing Lee
County of the West and Hendry County on the East, being the West line of Said
Section 19;
thence North 000 35' 38" West along said line of Section 19 for a distance ol
662.67 feet to the Northwest Corner of Section 19 also being the Southwest corner
of Section 18;
thence North 890 42' 46" East for a distance of 2298.54 feet to a point on a line
that is 350.00 feet West of, as measured perpendicular to the East line of the
Southwest Quarter of Section 18;
thence along said line South 000 31' 02" East for a Distance of 662.64 feet to the
Point of Beginning.
Containing 34.96 acres more or less.
ADDRESSOF REAL ESTATE'
8211 Wheeler Road, Hendry County, Florida.
Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim
within sixty (60) days after the sale.
DATED this 10th day of December, 2009.
BARBARA S. BUTLER,
Clerk of Circuit Couri
By: /S/ D. Hammonc
Deputy Clerk
If you are a person who needs any accommodation in order to
participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you,
to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Couri
Operations Manager, whose office is located at the Lee County
Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901,
and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700, within two
working days of your receipt of the Notice of Sale; if you are hear-
ing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771.
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT CRYSTAL I LLC holder of the following
cerbficate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
731 2007 1-0443-31-010-0000-0222 WILD ORCHID HOLDINGS
INC c/o CATALINA CABAL/c/o
LESLIE ALAN ROZENCWAIG,
ESQ.
A parcel of land located in Secton 9, Township 43 South, Range 31 East,
Hendry County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commencing
at the Northwest corner of said Section 9; thence N 0 01'18" W, along the
West line of Section 4, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, a distance ol
566.88 feet to an intersection wit the Southerly right-of-way of State Road
80, as exisbng; thence S 88 19'13" E along said right-of-way a distance ol
2340.56 feet; thence S 0 01'18" E a distance of 1980.00 feet to the Point-
of-Beginning; thence continuing S 0 01'18" E a distance of 888.34 feet,
thence S 88 19'13" E a distance of 990.44 feet; thence N 0 01'18 W a dis
tance of 888.34 feet; thence N 88 19'13" W a distance of 990.44 feet to
said Point-of-Beginning. Known as the North 888.34 feet of the West 12 ol
parcel No. 22. Subject to a road easement on the West and North 50.00
feet thereof Together with and subject to a right of way for ingress and
egress over the following described 100 feet roadway, described as: A strip
of land lying in Sections 4,9,10, 15 and 16, all in Township 43 South, Range
31 East, Hendry County, Florida, said strip of land lying within 50 feet each
side of, as measured at right angles to the following specifically described
centerline: Commencing at the intersection of the East line of the West 1/8
of said Secton 4, with the South right of way line of State Road 80 (a 110
foot right of way) thence run S 88 19'13" E along said right of way line, a
distance of 1650.00 feet for Point of Beginning; thence S 00 01'18" W, par-
allel with the said West line of said Section 9, a distance of 1980.00 feet to
Point "A" thence, continue S 00 01'18 W parallel with said West line, a dis-
tance of 6600.00 feet; thence N 00 01'18" E, parallel with the West line ol
said Section 9, a distance of 330.00 feet thence 88 19'13" E parallel parallel
with the West line of said Section 9, a distance of 300.00 feet; thence N 0
01'18"E, parallel with the with the West line of said Section 9, a distance ol
5280.00 feet; thence N 43 23'49" W, a distance of 1790.00 feet; thence N
88 19'13" W, parallel with the South right-of-way line of State Road 80, to
aforemenboned Point "A" and the end of said specifically described center-
line.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of JANUARY, which is the
7TH day of JANUARY, 2010.
Dated this 4th day of November, 2009.


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HENDRY COUNTY
NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) FUNDING
FOR 2008 TROPICAL STORM FAY PROJECT
Hendry County anticipates receiving $272,474 of 2008 Tropical Storm Fay
CDBG funds from the Forida Department of Community Affairs. The
County is proposing the following project:
14B Rental Housing Rehab of Multi-Family Residential $265,662.15
21A Program Administration $ 6,811.85
TOTAL GRANT FUNDS $272,474.00
Hendry County plans to rehabilitate and/or provide mitigation assistance to
at least 15 rental units occupied by low-to-moderate residents of the
County.
A draft of the proposed application may be reviewed by contacting Mr Ron
Zimmerly, Hendry County Grants and Special Projects Director at the Hend-
ry County Administration Annex, 165 S. Lee Street, LaBelle or by telephone
to Mr Zimmerly at 863-675-5264. Comments must be received no later
than January 5, 2010 in order to be incorporated into the applicaton.
Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
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SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the
following applications) for permit have been received for projects) in
Hendry County:
Florida Georgia Grove LLP (Florida Georgia Grove) c/o Blue Goose Growers,
PO Box 550, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 091023-6 for
a Water Use Permit to irrigate 699 acres of agricultural lands. The water
will be withdrawn from the Hilliard Canal and the project is located in Sec
tions 19,24,30, Township 43 South, Ranges 31,32 East.
Bob Paul Inc (Felda Grove) PO Box 2566, LaBelle, FL 33975, has submitted
Application 090928-2 for modification of Water Use Permit 26-00134-W to
irrigate 600 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from
the Sandstone Aquifer and the project is located in Sections 20,21, Town
ship 45 South, Range 29 East.
Donald Ridgdill (Ridgdill Grove) PO Box 698, LaBelle, FL 33975, has submit-
ted Application 091112-12 for a Water Use Permit to irrigate 20 acres of ag
ricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Surficial Aquifer and
the project is located in Secton 13, Township 43 South, Range 28 East.
J R Paul Properties Inc (Kinzer Grove) PO Box 2357, LaBelle, FL 33975, has
submitted Application 091125-8 for modification of Water Use Permit
26-00135-W to irrigate 525 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be
withdrawn from the Sandstone Aquifer and onsite lakes and the project is
located in Sections 5,6,8, Township 43 South, Range 28 East.
Candler Earl Bone Jr and Sylvia Bone (Bones Farm) PO Box 84, Felda, FL
33930, has submitted Applcabon 091125-9 for a Water Use Permit to irn-
gate 30 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
Sandstone and Water Table Aquifers and the project is located in Sections
34,35, Township 45 South, Range 29 East.
R S Corkscrew Partners LLC (Hendry Plantation) 26811 South Bay Dr, Suite
350, Bonita Springs, FL 34134, has submitted Application 091203-8 for a
Water Use Permit to irrigate 606 acres of agricultural lands. The water will
be withdrawn from Colhns Slough and the project is located in Sections
3,4,9,10,33,34, Townships 43,44 South, Range 30 East.
Weekley Three Clewiston LLC (Weekley Brothers Industrial Park) 20701 Stir
ling Rd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33332, has submitted Application 091030-48
for an Environmental Resource Permit for 240.11 acres of industnal lands.
The water will be discharged to the South Florida Conservancy Drainage
District Canal and the project is located in Section 35, Township 43 South,
Range 34 East.
Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written
request for a copy of the staff report containing proposed agency action re
garding the application by writing to the South Florida Water Management
District, Attn: Environmental Resource Regulation, PO Box 24680, West
Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680, but such comments or requests must be re-
ceived by 5:00 PM within 21 days from the date of publicabon.
No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy
of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further
proceedings. Application status and associated documents can also be ob
trained by accessing the District's website (www.sfwmd.gov) and selecting
the Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. Substantially affect-
ed persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing regarding the
proposed agency acton by submitbng a written request after reviewing the
staff report.
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FDOT
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in order to protect the health, safety and wel-
fare of its residents, and to protect property.
Only the Division of Forestry or state author-
ity can issue a permit for outdoor burning.
Trinity Scott, FDOT representative, pre-
sented the 2010 transportation work pro-
gram to the county. She explained recent
changes to the synopsis which were viewed
favorably by the board. Resurfacing of CR
720 has an earlier mobilization date, and
work begins at the end of January 2010
and may be complete by August 2010. The
location begins five miles north of the Hen-
dry County line and continues to US 27 in
Glades County.
A project on an easement and right of
way at Vance Whidden Park is funded with
$335,895. An additional $1.1 million will fin-
ish up stimulus funding for Vance Whidden
Park in 2014-2015.
A new work program to pave a portion
of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST)
in Glades County is funded with $1.2 mil-
lion. A LOST connector trail from Fisheating


Creek, off SR 78 east, and ending at the Lake
Okeechobee dike is dated for 2011-2012 It is
funded with $450,000. A resurfacing project
of $1.4 million will begin at the Moore Ha-
ven trail head and continue west about nine
miles.
A special funding of $436,000 will be
used for a new student pick-up and drop-
off at Moore Haven Elementary School. This
should help with traffic flow, according to
Trinity Scott.
Audible reflective markers will be in-
stalled on CR 74 from the Charlotte County
line to SR 29 in Glades County. If a resurfac-
ing project is slated for CR 74, the installation
of markers will coincide with it.
Tentative resurfacing programs may in-
clude SR 78 east, SR 78 west and US 27 in
southeast Glades County.
A public workshop concerning the SR 29
bridge realignment will be scheduled to gain
input from residents in west Glades County.
FDOT will coordinate a time and date with
county manager.
The county is planning a public wilder-
ness park on Curry Island in association with
major improvements to Moore Haven Canal
and the western shore of Lake Okeechobee.
The development has been discussed with


FDOT, DEP and SFWMD. The board ap-
proved a letter to SFWMD's Director of Land
Stewardship requesting a 50 year lease that
will coincide with other county leases in the
Curry Island area.
A payment of $94,324 was approved for
reimbursement to the Medical Examiner
services of Lee County Administration. Cost
reflects several years' service and is deter-
mined by an interlocal agreement.
The annual reorganization of the board
was held, and the board voted to elect Rus-
sell Echols as chairman for the second year
in a row. Butch Jones will hold the vice-
chair.
The county employee holiday luncheon
is set for Dec. 17, and the county commis-
sion meeting of Dec. 28 has been cancelled.
Commissioner Butch Jones commented
that after a rainfall he noticed a homeless
man drinking from the basin under the span
bridge.
"It really touched me," he said.
Mr. Jones also mentioned he saw a home-
less man asleep under the bridge this morn-
ing. He asked that people donate at this time
of year if they are able.
Staff writer Nena Bolan can be reached at nen-
abolan @yahoo.com.


Briefs cont.


US 27. Glades residents are welcome at no
charge.
Insurance requires all guests to register,
attend a short range safety briefing and sign
a waiver. Eye and ear protection is manda-


tory and will be available by the club. The
gate will open at 8 a.m., registration from
8:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m., briefing at 8:45 a.m.
Shooting to begin after briefing till about
11 a.m. Guests may be accompanied to the


firing line and supervised by a club member
for safety concerns.
Black Power guns are welcome. First half
of event is for handguns, second half for rifle.
For further information call 863-946-2566.


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Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
From 3pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday from 1pm to 4pm
We now have a vaccine for the canine flu.
This disease killed 30 greyhounds at the
Bonita Track. It is an emergency that
you get your pet
vaccinatted now.

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And the first person you'll see is a highly trained, fully qualified nurse.
Which means medical treatment begins immediately and you'll receive the care
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Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


December 17, 2009


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