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Title: Glades County Democrat
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Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: Glades County Democrat
Publisher: Glades Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Moore Haven, Fla.
Moore Haven, Fla
Publication Date: November 4, 2010
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Vol. 83 No. 63


Thursday, November 4, 2010


500 Plus tax


Glades Commissioners Discuss Agenda and Improvements Donna


Oct. 25 meeting notes
Mr. Larry Hilton, Community Develop-
ment Director, explained that the Depart-
ment of Community Affairs had informed
the commission that the June 8, 2010 Comp
Plan Amendment was not incompliance,
and today's ordinance would rescind and re-
move the portions concerning conservation
overlay and transference of development
rights that were not in compliance. Board
approved.
Business Agenda
Approve New Street Name (Cessna Lane)
Board approved street name in new Muse
Airpark Planned Development as Cessna
Lane.
*Gary Ritter Update Report from SFW-
MD


Mr. Ritter, Director of South Florida Water
Management District's Okeechobee Service
Center, explained that with current dry con-
ditions at the end of hurricane season with
no forecast of a whole lot of rainfall, the Indi-
an Prairie Basin may be subject to water use
restrictions. He reported that Lake Istokpoga
as the mainline of water supply may have
to shut down releases as it is now near the
38.5 elevation that is the threshold to cut off.
He said it might be necessary to pump water
from Lake Okeechobee utilizing weirs and
the G207 and G208 pumps. He said permit-
ted users, mostly agri-businesses, would be
notified. Commissioner Jones invited him to
address the Buckhead Ridge Homeowners
about this matter at their meeting Thursday
Oct. 28. Mr. Ritter also inquired of Commis-
sioner Earl Beck (and was granted) permis-


sion to use Lakeport Community Center for
a meeting. Ritter said Lake Istokpoga was
not drawn down for hurricane season, but
cannot be kept above 39.5 elevation be-
cause of the homes nearby. He responded
to Commissioner Beck's inquiry that if Lake
Okeechobee gets to 8 or 9 historic low, then
permits are in place for lake bottom clean up
to remove muck in areas between Buckhead
Ridge and Indian Prairie Canal, and some
between Indian Prairie and Harney Pond Ca-
nal. Mr. Ritter also said he understands that
the permitting process for the Moore Haven
Canal is that Department of Environmental
Protection had requested additional infor-
mation with the application and consultants
are working on the answers.
See Agenda Pagel6


Photo / Tycee Prevatt
Glades County Youth Livestock Committee recently held Dairy ID day for those youth planning on showing at the
GCYLS show is 2011. From Left To Right: Cassie Hart, Noah Johnson, Sidney Platt, Devyn Arnold, Cooper Bartley and
Dustin Wilson.


Storter-


Long wins

Incumbent grabs easy
victory against opponent
BY JOSE JESUS ZARAGOZA
Glades County Democrat
Donna Storter-Long made it past the second
and final round in her bid for re-election to the
Glades County Board of Commissioners on Tues
day.
Ms. Storter-Long secured 1,920 votes, 70 per
cent of the vote, compared to her challenger's
839 votes, or 30 percent of all votes cast in the
Glades County race, according to Holly Whiddon,
supervisor of election.
The incumbent had already coasted past her
challenger during the August primary election.
After the race, the commissioner said she was
ready to serve residents for another term.
"I'm gratified and appreciative of the voters,"
said Ms. Storter-Long. "I had some good strategy.
I'm pleased with it and I have made even more
friends in Glades County -some of the best peo
ple in the world."
She promised to serve the people of the coun
ty.
"I see myself countywide and I welcome my
people to call every time we have an issue. We do
have some good possibilities coming for Glades
County and also some challenges," she said.
In other races, Glades County voters had an
opportunity to vote for three seats on the Port La
Belle board. Nancy Imhoff, Jess McGirt and Shan
non Craft won their races. The race took place in
some areas of Glades County and Hendry County,
to the same results.
See Storter Page 15


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Glades at a Glance


Glades County Assistance
*Today, Nov. 4, the county will be having its
monthly food distribution at the Moore Haven
City Park from 11 a.m. 1 p.m.
*The third Thursday of every month there is
a United Way House program in Moore Haven
at the Community Development Building. The
community can contact United Way 211 at 1-800
887-9234 for more information or to know which
agencies will be present.
*Also, the Glades County Community Services
Department has funds available to assist Glades
County residents with their electric bill. House
holds must be within 150 percent poverty income
guidelines to qualify. Clients may contact Erica at
the Community Services office, 863-946-6004, for
an appointment.

Operation Medicine Cabinet
The time has come -to clean out the medi
cine cabinet. Home medicine cabinets are the
number one source for prescription drug abuse
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Florida teens abuse prescription pain relievers
more than any other illicit drug .- .1... i1 1 ..
according to the 2008 Florida Youth Substance
Abuse Survey.
And, according to the United Way Commission
on Substance Abuse, prescription drug abuse is
skyrocketing. This fact has fed the increasing rates
of opiate related deaths in recent years.
Now there is something you can do to help
reduce the risk of prescription drugs falling into
the wrong hands.
On Saturday, Nov. 13, you can turn in your
expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs
-no questions asked -to one of the local Op
eration Medicine Cabinet'" drop off locations.
Drug Free Hendry County and the Hendry and
Glades County Sheriff's Offices have partnered
with U-Save Supermarkets, Walgreens, and the
Glades County Health Department to offer this
community program for the first time in Hendry



*The Lakeport Community Center will hold
its Flea Market and Bake Sale on Nov. 13 at 8 a.m.
Rental space, both inside and outside are avail
able. Please contact the center at 863-946 0216
or Brenda at 863-532-8314. The Kid's Club will be
having a fundraiser on this day so please come
out and support the children.
The Kid's Club at the Lakeport Community
Center is asking the community for help with a
fundraiser on Nov. 13. If you can donate canned


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and Glades Counties.
Medication drops offs will be welcomed dur
ing Operation Medicine Cabinet between 10am
and 2pm on Saturday, November 13th at the fol
lowing locations:
U-Save Supermarket: 50 North Bridge Street,
LaBelle
*Walgreens: 300 West Sugarland Highway
(Southwest Corner of WC Owen and Hwy US
27), Clewiston
*Glades County Health Department: 956
Highway 27 SW Moore Haven
Operation Medicine Cabinet'" is one way that
the community can actively reduce youth pre
scription drug abuse -by removing the source
from their homes.
This program, endorsed by the Florida Crime
Prevention Association, provides a safe way of
destroying pharmaceuticals through incineration,
which environmental specialists consider the best
method.
By burning the pharmaceuticals, as opposed
to flushing or sending medication to the landfill,
we avoid polluting our environment.
Help spread the word and encourage your
friends and neighbors to gather unused or ex
pired prescriptions, controlled substances, and
over the-counter medications and bring them to
the LaBelle, Clewiston, or Moore Haven Opera
tion Medicine Cabinet'" location on November
13th for safe disposal.
To learn more about Hendry and Glades
County's Operation Medicine CabinetT, call 863
674 0707, or send an e mail to sarah_lil,-h1\,, 1, Ih
state.fl.us.

Bingo Night
Bingo will begin at St. Joseph the Worker Par
ish Hall, 24065 US Highway 27, Moore Haven, on
Thursday, Nov. 4 for the winter season.
Playing bingo helps to support St. Joseph
Food Pantry. The St. Joseph Food Pantry is open
to residents of Glades County who are in need ev
ery Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.


sodas please drop them off at the center.
*The Lakeport Community Association is col
lecting food to be distributed to Lakeport fami
lies in December. If you can donate items, please
drop off at the center Monday -Friday from 8
a.m. -12 p.m. or Friday from 6 p.m. -7 p.m.
Donations will be greatly appreciated. If any
one is a Lakeport resident and needs assistance
with food, please contact Brenda at 863-532
8314. All information is confidential. (Proof of


Child Advocates Needed
The Guardian ad Litem Program is looking for
volunteer child advocates to represent abused,
neglected, and abandoned children in Glades
County. Volunteers represent children in court,
the child welfare system and the community with
staff support.
Volunteering is flexible-about six to ten hours
monthly on your own schedule. Free training is
required and starts in November. For more infor
mation about volunteering and training, please
contact Angela Boykin at 863-674-4190.

Drug Facts Week
Nov. 8 -14 is Drug Facts Week! Get the facts at
a Town Hall Meeting near you! Featured Speaker
is Marc Fomby presenting "The Games Children
Play." Followed by a Question and Answer ses
sion with local community experts.
*Tuesday, Nov. 9: Moore Haven High School
6 -8 p.m.
*Wednesday, Nov. 10: LaBelle High School
6 -8 p.m.
*Thursday, Nov. 11: Clewiston High School
6 -8 p.m.
Also, Keep our community safe! Drop off un
used or expired over the counter or prescription
drugs during Operation Medicine Cabinet! Nov.
13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Locations in LaBelle (U-Save), Clewiston
(Walgreens), and Moore Haven (Glades County
Health Department).

Fall Festival in Palmdale
The Palmdale Baptist Church Fall Festival will
be Nov. 6, from 4 p.m. until dark. There will be a
Chili Cook Off, Dessert Bake-Off, Cake-Walk and
Children's Games. Everyone is invited and every
thing is FREE!

Winter Fair


residence required)
*The Lakeport Community Association will
be sponsoring "The Angel Tree" 1 i. I I i year
to assist Lakeport families during the Christmas
Season. If assistance is needed for children this
holiday season, please contact Brenda at 863
532-8314 to complete an application.
All information is confidential. Applications
will be available starting Nov. 1 with the deadline
being Nov. 22. (Proof of residence is required)


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* To help our community become a better
place to live and work, through our dedication
to conscientious journalism.
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to make their own intelligent decisions
about public issues.
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with our own opinions.


Crafters, artists and non-profit organizations
wanted.
Reserve your space today for the winter craft
fair, Saturday, Dec. 11, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the
Buckhead Ridge Moose Lodge.
Space costs $20. Call Bonnie at 863-357-1556
for more information.

The American Legion
American Legion Post #299 in Moore Haven
received a donation of a Pride Electronic Wheel
Chair, Snazzy Model. The donor has requested it
be donated to an Honorably Discharged Veteran
in need of such a device. The American Legion
will raffle off the chair and the winner will be
announced at the Veterans Memorial Service on
Nov. 11 at the Ortona Cemetery.
The Veterans of both Glades and Hendry
County are eligible. The chair can be seen at the
American Legion Post in Moore Haven on any
Thursday except Oct. 7. Raffle Tickets are avail
able there also. This chair is like new and has
been outfitted with new batteries. Be sure to
bring your DD214 to prove military service.
But wait, there's more, the donor has also in
cluded a carrier and ramp that will attach to most
any car or pickup to transport the chair, should
the need arise.

Booker T. Washington

School Reunion
B.T.W School is pleased to announce their
third All Classes reunion on July 15-17, 2011.
Please save the date on your calendars and make
plans to attend.
It's time to meet again and enjoy, reminisce
and renew old friendships. If anyone is interested
in serving on the Reunion Committee, please
contact Nada Miles Harrison at 863-425-5728.
More details will be announced as the event
draws near.



SImportant notice: The Kids Club at the Lake
port Community Center will be moving to every
Friday starting on Nov. 5 from 6 p.m. -8 p.m.
Food, games and crafts for kids, ages 4 -12 -For
more information, please call Brenda 863-532
8314.
*Scrapbooking Classes/Group will be meet
ing on Tuesday Mornings from 10 a.m. -12 p.m.,
starting Nov. 9. If you have any questions, please
call Gail at 863-946-1304.


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RELIGIOUS COLUMNS


Under-living Our Due
BY PASTOR JOHN HICKS
First United Methodist Church
Many years ago,
Peter Deyneka was im-
migrating to America
on a long Atlantic voy
age with only a few
coins in his pocket.
When he got hungry,
he reached into a little
bag he'd brought with
him. He rationed the
contents of his meal
bag, eating the same
thing every meal
a few dry crusts of
bread washed down Pastor John
with water. When his Hicks
ship finally docked in
New York, Peter was
pretty hungry, not to mention pretty sick of bread
crusts. That's when he realized something that
he'd wished he had understood at the beginning
of the voyage: three full meals a day had been in
clouded in his fare.
Peter had been living at a much lower level
than he needed to live! He had no idea all the
good things he could have had and even was en
titled to with his ticket.
When God looks at us sailing through life, He
sees many of us living the same way under liv
ing, not realizing how we could be living and all
of the abundant wealth of good things we have
when we open our lives to Christ.
Imagine all the resources of God we can
download: His wisdom for our questions; His
power for our difficulties; His love for our lonely
times; and His peace for our troubled times. We
don't have to survive on a dried bread crust life
when we have all the resources of God at our
disposal!
One of the main ways these resources are
accessed is through prayer. Many times we un
der live because we under pray. Many times we
over worry and overwork and get overwhelmed
because we under pray.
To better access God's provision and power
for our situation and need, it helps to first focus
on our big, big God, not our big, big problem.
Then, we need to trust God for His provision.
Instead of just giving God our request list, let us
enter into His presence. It helps to put our praise
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quest. When we take a little time to celebrate the
awesomeness of our God, we start to access all
the great resources that come with our ticket. We
don't have to live the way we have been living. Let
us not wait until we reach our heavenly destina
tion to realize how we could have been living all
along!
My prayer is the prayer of Paul in Philemon
1:6: "I .' i, oi. ,'. ... /be active in sharing your
faith, so that you will have a full understanding of
every good thing we have in Christ."


The Hard Times:
Circumstances Or Values?
BY REV. SAM S. THOMAS, PH. D.+
Saint Martin's Church
With November, we
will enter the "home
stretch" of 2010
Thanksgiving/Christmas/
New Year's. Two months
remain; time has moved
quickly. Mid-term elec
tions are behind us -for
better or for worse -and
Halloween has passed.
With each ending of a
period comes a time for
reflection. Was it a "good
year" or was it a "bad
year?" It may depend on Rev. Sam S.
such things as whether Thomas, Ph.D.+
or not you're working;
whether or not you've
had to put off a real vacation; whether or not
you've been able to trade in your old model and
afford a new car. Not too long ago, a T.V special
showed some pictures of the World War II era.
One particular picture was of a young couple just
married. He was dressed in his military uniform;
she was dressed in a white "street" dress.
The narrator explained he would most likely
be returning to duty, with no honeymoon, plen
ty of worries about whether he would ever be
coming home, or in what shape he might be in
when he returned. She would most likely go back
to living with family; there would be no money
to establish their own home yet. Life would be
waiting, waiting, waiting instead of getting things
underway.
Both would be caught up in what tomorrow
might bring; for better or for worse. There would


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be letters back and forth; probably trying to put
on paper their feelings and emotions; love and
loneliness, the pain of separation and the joy of
knowing someone is out there. At the end of it
all, "they had their problems too; they had their
heartaches and difficulties." Then I thought about
what carried them through -faith. There were al
ways possibilities that things might not work out
as planned; but that did not deter the generation
that laid the foundations for our own.
Other doors might open to new experiences
and new faces of life not yet dreamed about.
Thanksgiving was celebrated then, too; and so
was Christmas and each New Year brought a
new hope that things would be better. The faith
of other times did not betray the people who
lived through them. The final difference was not
circumstances but the values of the generations.
As Saint Paul so aptly put it "Faith-hope-love." I
have observed that each generation has its chal
lenges and problems and it is our abiding values
that carry us through the hard times.
We forget that the difficulties of life were also
present in the first century, the Middle Ages, the
Reformation, the Industrial Age, the last century,
and are nothing new in our generation. Jesus
chose to celebrate His Thanksgiving in the midst
of the hard times of His worldly life -breaking
bread with friends, promising He would be with
them, that He could be re-called and that His
will for us all would one day prevail (Matthew
26:17ff).
He gave His followers faith, hope, love; values
that carried them through -they still can and will
do so for us, too.


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The Glades County School Board
Will Hold A Reorganizational
Meeting
On November 16,2010
At 11:00a.m.
In The
Glades County School Board
Meeting Room

400 10th Street, SW
Moore Haven, Florida 33471


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Weather


Weather Forecast for Hendry, Glades and
Western Palm Beach Counties collected from
the National Weather Service.
Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high
near 85. South wind between 9 and 13 miles per
hour.
Thursday Night: A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low
around 69. West wind around 9 miles per hour.


Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers be
fore 2 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Northwest wind between 9 and 15 miles per
hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low
around 52. Breezy, with a north wind between
17 and 20 miles per hour, with gusts as high as
25 miles per hour.


Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 72.
Windy, with a north wind between 20 and 23
miles per hour, with gusts as high as 30 miles
per hour.
Saturday Night: Isolated showers. Partly
cloudy and breezy, with a low around 58.
Chance of precipitation is 10 percent.
Sunday: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny
and breezy, with a high near 76. Chance of pre
cipitation is 10 percent.


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SFWMD, FWC Let Woodpeckers Fly to Benefit Diversity of Wildlife


The birds are known as a I ;fI


"keystone" species because
their nests attract other
wildlife

BY GABE MARGASAK
SFWMD
In an effort to boost diversity among South
Florida's wildlife, biologists last week released 10
red-cockaded woodpeckers at the DuPuis Man
agement Area as part of a long-standing partner
ship between the South Florida Water Manage
ment District (SFWMD) and the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to
build the population of these important birds.
"A healthy and diverse wildlife population is
integral to the function of South Florida's eco
systems," said SFWMD Governing Board mem
ber Kevin Powers. "Abundant birds and other


animals are also a good indication of restoration
progress that benefits both the environment and
residents."
Designated as a Species of Special Concern,
red-cockaded woodpeckers and the nests they
construct play a vital role in the web of life in
southern pine forests. They are considered a
I. -.... species by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife


Service (USFWS) because the cavities they peck
into pine trees are used by a host of other ani
mals, contributing to the richness of species in
the pine forest. According to the USFWS, at least
27 species such as insects, birds, snakes, lizards,
squirrels and frogs have been documented using
woodpecker cavities.
Biologists secured the birds from the Apala
chicola National Forest in the Florida Panhandle,
which features a large population of red-cockad
ed woodpeckers. The woodpeckers were gently
transported to South Florida by truck in special
boxes and fed mealworms every hour.
Prior to their arrival, District staff prepared
new woodpecker homes in the DuPuis Manage
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DuPuis once supported a red-cockaded wood
pecker population, but the birds disappeared
many years ago because of changes to their habi
tat. District staff has worked diligently to improve
the woodpecker habitat to the point where the
area can now support a sustainable population.
This work has included prescribed burning, veg
etation control and the installation of artificial cav
ity inserts in slash pine.
Each fall since 2006, the SFWMD and the FWC
have released 10 birds, five males and five fe
males, in wild areas such as DuPuis and the near
by J.W Corbett Wildlife Management Area. Pres
ently, there are 16 birds in the DuPuis population,
including two that :I. I-. I this year. Since 2006,
six birds have :I. I.-_. I from nests in DuPuis.
A bird that was introduced into DuPuis in 2007
was found as part of a breeding pair at Corbett
this year, bringing the population in that wildlife
management area to about 50. Biologists have
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Kathryn J. Briggs, 64
CLEWISTON -Kathryn J. Briggs, age 64, of
Clewiston, passed away Oct. 30, 2010, in Cle-
wiston.
She was born Dec. 22, 1945, in Beverly, Mass.,
the daughter of the late John and Ann (Poor)
Gallagher. Mrs. Briggs married Peter Briggs. She
served in the United States Navy.
Survivors include her husband, Peter Briggs;
and two sons, Christopher Briggs of Leesburg,
Va., and Jonathon Briggs of Toronto, Canada;
one brother, Thomas Poor of Massachusetts;
one sister, Maryann Comeau of Massachusetts;
and ten grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Nov. 4,
2010, at 10 a.m. in Saint Margaret's Catholic
Church, 208 North Deane Duff, Clewiston with
Father Marcial Garcia officiating.
Interment with Military Rites will be Thursday,
Nov. 4, 2010, in South Florida National Ceme-
tery, Lake Worth. Visitation was Wednesday
from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in Akin-Davis Funer-
al Home, Clewiston.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home -
Clewiston.

William Morris Haitcock-Ervin
TELLICO PLAINS, Tenn. William Morris
Haitcock-Ervin, born April 13, 1940, died at his
home in Tellico Plains, Tenn., Oct. 26, 2010, on
a Tuesday, at 3:15 p.m.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Ervin; daugh-
ters, Courtney Ervin, Vickie Cox-Jackson, Helen
Thomas of Clewiston; sons, Jerry L. Ervin of
Nashville, Tenn., Joe M. Ervin of Galveston, Tex-
as, Lee R. Ervin of Bristol, Fla.; stepsons, Billy
Joe Haithcock, Terry Garnto of Clewiston, Ro-
nald Fanning Jr., Richard Fanning, Cody Fan-
ning, all of Jacksonville, Ill.; sisters, Shirley Cliett
of Apopka, Fla., Hazel Reynolds of Loudon,
Tenn., Linda Jarzazek and Faye McDowell of
South Carolina; brothers, Alexander (Buck)
Haithcock of Perry, Fla., Tim Ervin of Stuart, Fla.,
and Danny Haithcock of South Carolina; and 20
grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Bu-
lah Mae Ervin; father, Leary Haithcock; and sis-
ter, Betty Burns.
A graveside service will be 12:30 p.m., Nov.
13, 2010, at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston.


Robert C. Hammock 'Bob', 92
CLEWISTON -Robert C. Hammock "Bob",
92, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010 in
Clewiston, Florida.
He was born on April 5, 1918 in Gray, Georgia
where he and his six siblings grew up. He
served in the United States Navy for four years
after which he moved to Clewiston, Florida. He
met and married Barbara DeVane. Bob had vari-
ous jobs such as driving a bread truck and milk
truck. They owned and operated a small hotel
in town for about thirteen years. After selling the
business they moved to Frierson Farm where he
worked with his sister Vee growing sugar cane.
After Barbara's passing he married Jan Albers,
deceased.
He enjoyed hunting with friends and family as
well as training bird dogs. He loved gardening
and working outdoors. He was a Mason for
many years. He attended and was a member of
First United Methodist Church in Clewiston. In
his later years he enjoyed spending time with
family and friends.
He is survived by his sister Mary Reeves; son
Alan Hammock and wife Ardis; daughter, Anne
Fitch; grandsons, Michael Fitch and Robert
Hammock; granddaughters, Laura Fitch Gatlin
and Sarah Hammock; great-granddaughter,
Haley Gatlin; step-children, Diana Walker and
Ken Albers.
The funeral service was held Saturday, Oct. 30,
2010 in the First United Methodist Church in Cle-
wiston.
Arrangements were handled by Akin-Davis Fu-
neral Home Clewiston

David Russell Kilpatrick, 20
MOORE HAVEN -David Russell Kilpatrick,
age 20, of Moore Haven, passed away Nov. 1,
2010, in Moore Haven.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Friday, Nov.
5, 2010, at Ortona Cemetery, with Chaplain Bob
Moore officiating. Visitation will be Thursday
from 4 to 8 p.m. at Akin-Davis Funeral Home-
Clewiston.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memori-
al donations be sent to Moore Haven High
School Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 459, Moore
Haven, FL 33471; or Real Life Childrens Ranch,
7777 US Highway 441 SE, ('.. ... il.i, FL
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BY SARAH LITCHY
Glades County Health Department
Red Ribbon Week was a great success in
Glades County this year. Red Ribbon Week is all
about communities, families, and youth pledg
ing to be drug free. There were many events that


went on over the last week by youth and adults.
The week started off on Oct.21 with the
Glades County Tobacco-Free Partnership mem-
bers hanging ribbons by City Hall. On Monday,
the SWAT club members handed out red ribbons
to students at Moore Haven Junior/Senior High
School and West Glades School.
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during the teachers versus student's volleyball
game. They also decorated gravestones with
tobacco facts. Each day during lunch at West
Glades School the SWAT youth gave tips on how
to stay drug free.
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High and Elementary school, the Red Ribbon
Week Door D ... 1i Ir,-: contest was judged by
Commissioner Jones.
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High School was Mrs. Bell's homeroom class
with their "Don't Gamble With Your Life" decora
tions and slogan. At the elementary school, the


winner was Mrs. Fulford's third grade class with
their "No Bones About it Don't Do Drugs" slogan
and skeleton theme. Overall, the doors were very
well done and choosing a winner was extremely
difficult.
Finally, the Moore Haven SWAT youth had a
booth at the Moore Haven Halloween Carnival
with a focus on candy flavored tobacco aware
ness.
During this event questions were answered
about tobacco products sold in Glades County.
Thank you to everyone who participated in this
year's events, and remember to honor your
pledge to stay drug free for yourself and your fam-
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November 4, 2010


Moore Haven Terriers Fall to the Thunder in Heartbreaker


Chance For Post-Season
Thwarted

BY KATHY BELSER
Moore Haven Terriers
The past Friday night, the Terriers were de
feated 56-21 by district opponent, Out-of Door
Academy Thunder. The loss was two-fold in that
it also ended the Terriers chance for advancing
to post-season play this season. The Terriers had
seen steady improvement from week to week
and appeared to be on their way to reaching the
team goal of making the playoffs. If you look at
what they achieved before heading into Friday's
game, then you too are left wondering what went
wrong.
It was only a few games back that the Terriers
scored an average of 74 points in back to back
games and broke school records. The defense
had been successful in holding opponents to
as little as 87 total yards and were contributing
touchdowns each week.
The offense had allowed Terry Hallback to
stack up yards that would result in a district
award. In at least two games they showed that
they could come back to win and only last week
they demonstrated they could win under pressure
against a more formidable opponent.
If this same team, that racked up those num
bers, would have taken the field on Friday night,
the Terriers would have probably walked away
with a win and advanced to post-season play.
The Terriers were able to score right along
with the Thunder for most of the first half of the
game. It was late in the second quarter that the
Terriers were only down by 6 points 21-15 but
that would soon change.
The Thunder scored a touchdown and the
extra point with two minutes remaining in the
second quarter to bring the score to 28-15. The
Terriers problems got worse when they fumbled
the kick off return and the Thunder were able to
take over with 1:55 left in the second quarter.
The Thunder QB pass was complete and #8
Terriers brought down the Thunder player but
didn't stop them from getting the first down. On
the Thunders next play they would reach the end
zone and get the extra point to further increase
their lead to 35-15 before halftime. The Terriers
had one final opportunity to score before the end


of the half, and looked well on their
way when Markies Hallback returned
the ball to the 25 yard line. The Terri
ers QB pass was intercepted and the
Terriers would have to head into half
time still trailing the Thunder.
The start of the second half did
not bring out the fight in the Terrier
players that they would need if they
had any hopes of a win. The Terriers
first possession was quickly stopped
yet they made the decision to go for it
on 4th down. The center snapped the
ball extremely high and A. Hallback
had very little time to get the ball un
der control before he was met with
the Thunder defense.
The Terriers mistake allowed the
Thunder to take over on the 5 yard
line and they wasted no time in score
ing a TD and the extra point to put
the score 43 15.
The Terrier defense would step
up in the third quarter with a QB Coach Bel
sack by Tanner Carter, pressure and
tackles by Hunter Ward and Mar
shall Britt. The defense kept putting pressure on
the Thunder offense and were able to stop them
on a few possessions.
The defense forced them into a 4th down situ
ation late in the 3rd quarter. The Thunder went for
it and got the TD and extra point, when their re
ceiver was able to easily shake off Maurice James,
to reach the end zone. The Thunder would score
again before the end of the third quarter to in
crease their lead to 56-15.
The Terrier players had donned a mask of de
feat late in the second quarter, and no amount
of yelling or encouraging from the coaching staff
could penetrate this mask that had become as
much apart of them as their own skin.
The players heads were held down and most
stayed seated, unless they were on the field. It
looked like they had accepted their fate before
halftime and just could not rally themselves to not
go out without a fight.
The end of the third quarter the Terriers were
finally making progress. The Terriers went for it
on 4th/8th and Vinton Lewis got the first down for
the Terriers before the end of the third quarter.
The start of the fourth quarter, the Terriers
were working off of that first down, but soon
W.


The Terriers honor team tradition by going over and joining in as the band plays the fight song.


ser gives the team encouragement to keep fighting at beginning of 4th quarter.


found themselves in a 4th/8 position on their own
15 yard line. They were able to reach the end
zone off a Akkua Hallback QB pass to JaVonte
Hall for the much needed touchdown. The two
point conversion attempt by Lewis was stopped
short and the score was 56-21, with 10 minutes
left in the game. The Terriers and the Thunder
would not score again but the defense still tried to
stop the Thunder offense. The defense had plays
by Felipe Morales, Hunter Ward, Darrion Cohens,
Maurice James, Josh Redd and Tanner Carter, that
kept pressure on the Thunder and showed that
some Terrier players were determined to not give
up.
On offense, you could see and feel the deter
mination by Lewis each time he had the ball. It
is not that he or some of the other players men
tioned scored touchdowns or had interceptions
to turn the game around but the fact that they had
the guts to go out and give all they had when they
knew they were beaten.
For the post-game player interview, this re
porter spoke with Vinton Lewis.
People felt that he was one of the players that
exhibited the mental toughness under pressure;
something a team must have to be successful.
He still carried the disappointment of the


PHOTO/ LORIE WARD


night's loss as he headed toward the locker room
but didn't wear the mask of gloom and doom
many of his teammates donned earlier in the
night.
It was a stark contrast to many of his team
mates, that slowly trudged their way off the field,
heads bowed, as if their feet and heads were
as heavy as their hearts. In the interview, it was
asked how he felt about the loss of the game and
post-season advancement; to which he quickly
replied, "If it is true that we lost out on our playoff
chances then we will just have to work harder,"
and he still had two more years.
This reporter asked if he was disappointed
or felt let down by some of his teammates and
what as gathered from the discussion was that he
placed the blame on the team as a whole, and
that with hard work and more experience, they
would win and reach the playoffs.
The manner in which he replied left little
doubt that he truly believed in his team, coaches
and the benefits of hard work and experience.
The Terriers were not out matched, out
coached, or riddled with injuries, they were men
tally defeated. The Terrier fans can question the
calls, the plays, the players the coaching staff put
on the field, but until you stand on the sidelines
year after year, it's hard to understand just how
important the teams mental state is in a game.
It spreads from one player to another and can
be the fire to push them on to victory or the poi
son that allows them to accept defeat.
The good news for the Terrier program is that
they can overcome this and that they are a team
that has many areas of success this season. They
still have games left to play and can end their
season on a positive note and use it as the step
ping stone for all they wish to accomplish next
season.
People often accuse the younger generations
of wanting everything now and not working for
it, or having patience, but as fans, people tend to
be much the same and often expect too much
too soon.
It is hard not to when you have watched the
Terriers play and know their ability but it is just as
important to know your weaknesses and correct
them now.





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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 26-2009-CA-000537
HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL AS-
SOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR
WELLS FARGO ASSET SE-
CURITIES CORPORATION HOME
EQUITY ASSET-BACKED CER-
TIFICATES, SERIES 2006-3,
Plaintiff,
vs.
KRISTY SCHOTT, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated October 20, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2009-
CA-000537 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSO-
CIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR WELLS
FARGO ASSET SECURITIES CORPO-
RATION HOME EQUITY ASSET-
BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES
2006-3, is the Plainbff and KRISTY
SCHOT; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF KRISTY SCHOTT N/K/A JOHN
DOE; are the Defendants, The Clerk
will sell to the highest and best bid-
der for cash at IN FRONT OF THE
OFFICE OF TE CLERK OF THE
COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR
HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING COR-
NER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH
SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at
11:00AM, on the 17th day of Novem-
ber, 2010, the following described
property as set forth in said final
Judgment:
LOT 28, BLOCK 6, PORT LA-
BELLE HOLIDAY PARK, UNIT 1,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES) 3, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 2020 SCHOONER DRIVE
LABELLE, 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 Lis Pendens must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on October 22, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: J. Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
PO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F09047691 NMNC-CONV
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act** In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities act, persons needing
a special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter, 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 Florida Relay Service,
not later than seven (7) days
prior to this proceeding.
369711 CN 10/28;11/4/2010



NOTICE OF REGULAR
MEETING OF THE BOARD
OF SUPERVISORS OF THE
CENTRAL COUNTY WATER
CONTROL DISTRICT
You are hereby notified that the
Regular Meeting of the Board of
Supervisors of the Central County
Water Control District will by held
on Wednesday November 17,
2010 at 7 pm at the Central
County Conference Room located
at 475 S. Cabbage Palm St. Mon-
tura Ranch Estates, Clewiston,
Florida. The purpose of this meet-
ing is to transact any and all busi-
ness which may come before the
Board. If a person decides to ap-
peal the decision of the Board of
Supervisors with respect to any
matter considered at the public
meeting or hearing herein referred
he or she may need to insure that
a verbatim record of the proceed-
ings is made, which record in-
cludes the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is based.
369889 CN 11/4,11/2010


IN THE CIRCUITCOURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 26-2010-CA-000768
GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC F/K/A
CONSECO FINANCE SERVICING
CORP F/K/A GREEN TREE FINAN-
CIAL SERVICING CORPORATION,
Plaintiff,
VS.
JOHN A. FERGUSON JR. A/K/A JOHN
ALBERT FERGUSON; MIRANDA FER-
GUSON A/K/A MIRANDA A. FERGU-
SON A/K/A MIRANDA ANN
FERGUSON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
MIRANDA FERGUSON A/K/A MIRAN-
DA A. FERGUSON A/K/A MIRANDA
ANN FERGUSON; IF LIVING, IN-
CLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF REMAR-
RIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RE-
SPECTIVE 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); R AND K, INC., NOW A
DISSOLVED CORPORATION, DE-
FINED BENEFIT PLAN &TRUST, H.E.
HILL, TRUSTEE; CAPITAL ONE
BANK; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR
PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER
WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUS-
TEES OF SAID DEFENDANTS) AND
ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, WHETHER UNDER, OR
AGAINST DEFENDANTSS; UN-
KNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN
TENANT #2;
Defendants)
NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: MIRANDA FERGUSON A/K/A MI-
RANDA A. FERGUSON A/K/A MIRAN-
DA ANN FERGUSON; IF LIVING,
INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF REMAR-
RIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RE-
SPECTIVE 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 written 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 Dnve,
Tampa, FL 33619-1328, telephone
(813) 915-8660, facsimile
(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:
The North 1/2 of the Southeast
1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of
the Southeast 1/4 of the
Northeast 1/4 of Section 13,
Township 44 South, Range 32
East, Hendry County, Florida.
Subject to an easement for an
access road of the East 40 feet
thereto. Also known as Lot
5608 in Montura Ranch Es-
tates, an unrecorded subdivi-
sion.
AND
The South 1/2 of the Southeast
1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of
the Southeast 1/4 of the
Northeast 1/4 of Section 13,
Township 44 South, Range 32
East, Hendry County, Florida.
Subject to an easement for an
access road of the East 40 feet
thereof. Also known as Lot
5593 in Montura Ranch Es-
tates, an unrecorded subdivi-
sion.
To include a:
1994ANNI,VIN 10L23849U
and 66502462
1994ANNI,VIN 10L23849X
and 66502463

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 Peation.
DATED at HENDRY County this
22nd day of September, 2010.
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By: /S/ Anita Ross Kimmer
Deputy Clerk
In accordance with the Ameri-
cans With Disabilities 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
proceeding. If hearing impaired,
please call (800) 955-8771
(TDD) or (800) 955-8770
(voice), via Florida Relay Ser-
vice.
367239 CN 11/4,11/2010

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 26-2010-CA-000209

BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING,
LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME
LOANS SERVICING LP.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
SCOTT HACKMANN, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: SCOTT HACKMANN
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
233 North Bridge Street
Suite A
LaBelle, FL 33935
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
EDITH HACKMANN
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
233 North Bridge Street
Suite A
LaBelle, FL 33935
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER, AND AGAINST THE
HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL
DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN
PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTER-
EST, AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an acbon
to foreclose a mortgage on the fol-
lowing property in GLADES County,
Florida:
RANCHETTE NO. 38, CALOOSA
ESTATES UNIT 4, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RE-
CORDED IN O.R. BOOK 46,
PAGE 182, PUBLIC RECORDS
OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
has been filed against you and you
are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses within 30 days after
the first publication, if any, on Florida
Default Law Group, PL., Plaintiff's
attorney, whose address is 9119 Cor-
porate Lake Drive, Suite 300, Tampa,
Florida 33634, and file the original
with this Court either before service
on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the relief
demanded in the Complaint or peti-
tion.
This nobce 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 25th day of Octo-
ber, 2010.
Joe Flint
Clerk of the Court
By: Julie Braddock
As Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, L.
PO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
** See Americans with Disabilibes Act
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons needing
a special accommodation to parbci-
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
(TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via
Flonda Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to this proceed-
ing.
369854 CN 11/4,11/2010




NOTICE
AUCTION on Friday,
November 5 at 9:00 a.m. at
1225 NW Ave. L,
Belle Glade, Florida
Property of Diann King
(2) dressers, (3) folding lawn chairs,
(1) foot spa, miscellaneous boxes
and bags
369739 BGS 10/29;11/4/2010


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 09-207-CA
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON,
AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE UNDER
NOVASTAR MORTGAGE FUNDING
TRUST, SERIES 2006-3
Plaintiff
VS.
AMPARO JUST; LEONEL GARCIA;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF AMPARO
JUST; UNKNOWN PERSONS) IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY;
Defendants.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-
sure dated October 21, 2010, and
entered in Case No. 09-207-CA, of
the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial
Circuit in and for HENDRY County,
Florida, THE BANK OF NEW YORK
MELLON, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE
UNDER NOVASTAR MORTGAGE
FUNDING TRUST, SERIES 2006-3 is
Plaintiff and AMPARO JUST; LEO-
NEL GARCIA; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
AMPARO JUST; UNKNOWN PER-
SON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE
SUBJECT PROPERTY; are defen-
dants. I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at 2ND FLOOR
HALLWAY, IN FRONT OF OFFICE OF
CLERK OF COURTS, ADMINISTRA-
TION BLDG, HENDRY CO. COURT-
HOUSE, AT 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE,
LABELLE IN HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA at 11:00 a.m. on the 17th
day of November, 2010, the follow-
ing described property as set forth in
said Final Judgment, to wit:
THE SOUTH 12 OF THE EAST A OF
THE NORTH A OF THE NORTH-
EAST '/ OF THE SOUTHWEST '/
OF SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 44
SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST, HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA. SUBJECT TO
AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS,
EGRESS AND UTILITIES OVER
AND ACROSS THE EAST 30 FEET
THEREOF ALSO KNOWN AS LOT
111 OF MONTURA RANCH ES-
TATES.

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 21 day of October 2010.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk of said Court
BY: /S/ Anita Ross Kummer
As Deputy Clerk
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 accommodation in order to par-
ticipate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to prov-
sions of certain assistance. Please
contact the Court Administrator at 25
East Hickpochee, LaBelle, Florida
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 1-800-955-8770
(V)(Via Florida Relay Services).
Kahane & Associates, RA.
8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000
Plantabion, FL 33324
Telephone: (954) 382-3486
Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380
369729 CN 0/28;11/4/2010




NOTICE FOR BIDS

Port LaBelle Community Develop-
ment District wll accept sealed bid
proposals until 10:00 AM, November
17, 2010, for the purchase of two
modular building in place on District
property.
Anyone interested may submit a pro-
posal to the Distrct office at 3293
Dellwood Terrace, Port LaBelle, or
mail to P.O. Box 1605, LaBelle, Flori-
da, 33975. To request bid specifica-
tions and/or to arrange for
inspecon, call the Distrct office at
863-675-5770 between the hours of
8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday Fri
day.

The District reserves the right to re-
ject any or all bids with or without
cause and to accept the bid that, in
its judgment, will be in the best in-
terest of the District.
Lester B. Baird
General Manager
370074 CN/GD 11/4/2010

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 26-2010-CA-000421

WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
Plaintiff,
vs.
KAREN ROSE CYPRESS A/K/A
KAREN R. CYPRESS, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to a Final Judgment of Mort-
gage Foreclosure dated October 21,
2010 and entered in Case No.
26-2010CA-000421 of the Circuit
Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Cir-
cuit in and for HENDRY County, Flori-
da wherein WELLS FARGO BANK
NA, is the Plaintiff and KAREN ROSE
CYPRESS A/K/A KAREN R. CYPRESS,
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 11:00AM, on the 17th day of
November, 2010, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
final Judgment:

ALL OF LOT 24 AND THE
NORTHERLY 33 FEET OF LOT
25, IN BLOCK 195 OF THE
GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWIS-
TON, FLORIDA, AS REVISED
SEPTEMBER 7, 1937, ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT THEREOF
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2,
PAGES 71-78, INCLUSIVE, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.

A/K/A 609 PONCE DE LEON AVE
CLEWISTON, FL 33440

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 Lis Pendens must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of thisCourton October 21, 2010.

Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: J. Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
PO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F10031886 NMNC-FHA
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act** In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities act, persons needing
a special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter, 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 Florida Relay Service,
not later than seven (7) days
prior to this proceeding.
369715 CN 10/28;11/4/2010


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 26-2008-CA-000161

WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
EVELIO DOPICO A/K/A EVELIO
F. DOPICO FERNANDEZ, et al.,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated October 25, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2008-
CA-000161 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for GLADES County, Florida wherein
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the
Plaintiff and EVELIO DOPICO A/K/A
EVELIO F DOPICO FERNANDEZ; are
the Defendants, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash at
STEPS OF THE GLADES COUNTY
COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the
18th day of November, 2010, the fol-
lowing described property as set
forth in said final Judgment:
THE NORTH 332.80 FEET OF THE
SOUTH 1664.00 FEET OF THE
EAST ONE-HALF OF THE WEST
ONE-HALF OF THE NORTH-
EAST ONE-QUARTER OF SEC-
TION 9, TOWNSHIP 42
SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST,
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ALSO KNOWN AS TRACT 8.
MUSE RANCHETTES, UNIT "B"
AS RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK
64, PAGE 550, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF GLADES
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 560 NW PINE AVENUE,
LABELLE, FL.
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 Lis Pendens must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on October 27, 2010.
Joe Flint
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Julie Braddock
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F08051520-NMNC-SPECFHLMC--
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act** In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities act, persons needing
a special accommodation to ar-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter, 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 Florida Relay Service,
not later than seven (7) days
prior to this proceeding.
370125 CN 11/4,11/2010



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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENDRY COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Tourist Development Council
will hold a regular meeting Thursday, November 4, 2010, beginning at 3:00
p.m. at the Clewiston Museum Conference Room, 109 Central Avenue, Cle-
wiston, FL. If a quorum is not established ,the alternative date is Tuesday,
November 9, 2011 at 3:00 pm. This meeting is open to the public. The
meeting site is accessible by the disabled.
Ifa person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect
to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a
record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to
ensure that a verbatm record of the proceedings s made, which record in-
cludes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
Hendry County
Tourist Development Council
Karson Turner, Chairman
369890 CN 11/4/2010


NOTICE OF BOARD MEETINGS
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
HENDRY COUNTY

The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners' regular November
meetings will be held on November 9, 2010, 5:00 p.m., at the Pioneer
Community Center, 910 Panama Avenue, Clewiston, Florida, and on Novem-
ber 23, 2010, 5:00 p.m., at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hick-
poochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida. The Board will also hold a workshop to
discuss the 2010 Strategic Planning Overview and related issues at 3:30
p.m. on November 23, 2010, at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East
Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida.
The Board's regularly scheduled meeting of December 14, 2010, will be
held at 5:00 p.m., at the Clewiston City Hall, 115 West Ventura Avenue,
Clewiston, Florida, and the December 28, 2010 meeting has been canceled.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County
Commission with respect to any matter discussed at such meeting, he/she
will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she
may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is
to be based.

Board of County Commissioners
of Hendry County, Florida
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
369787 CN/CB 11/4/2010


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 26-2008-CA-0001279
HSBC MORTGAGE SERVICING INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ADINA S. GUILLEN, et al.,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated October 25, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2008-
CA-001279 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
HSBC MORTGAGE SERVICES INC. is
the Plaintiff and ADINA S. GUILLEN;
EDUARDO GUILLEN; TENANT #1
N/K/A THELMA GOMEZ; TENANT #2
N/K/A SAMUEL GOMEZ; are the De-
fendants, 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 11:00AM, on the 24th day of
November, 2010, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
final Judgment:
LOT 16, BLOCK 9, HARLEM AD-
DITION NO. 5 TO CLEWISTON,
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 3, PAGES 48 AND 49, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 1117 MISSISSIPPI AVE.
CLEWISTON, FL 33440
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 Lis Pendens must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on October 25, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: J. Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, RL.
PO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F0810324J-HSBCFIDELITY-CONV--
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act** In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities act, persons needing
a special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe
Street, Fort Myers, Florida
33901 telephone number
(813)35-2299; 1-800-955-
8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770
(v), via Florida Relay Service,
not later than seven (7) days
prior to this proceeding.
369856 CN 11/4,11/2010


PubicNoic


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO. 08-401-CA
CIVIL DIVISION

RIDGDILL & SON, INC.,
a Florida Corporation,
Plaintiff
vs.
PALM DEVELOPMENT, INC.,
a Nevada corporation,
W DEVELOPMENT, INC.,
a Nevada corporation
TEAN WOLF, and
JOHNSON-PREWITT & ASSOCIATES,
INC., A Florida corporation,
Defendants.

RE-NOTICE 0
FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE Is hereby given pursuant
to Final Judgments dated the 8th day
of June, 2010 and the 10th day of
September, 2010, and entered in
Case No. 08-401-CA of the Circuit
Court of the Twenbeth Judicial in and
for Hendry County, Florida wherein
Ridgdll & Son Inc is the Plainbff
and Palm Developments, Inc., W De-
velopment, Inc., Team Wolf, and
Johnson-Prewitt & Associates, Inc.
are the Defendants, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash in
front of the office of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court in the Hendry County
Courthouse (being the 2nd flor hall-
way of the Hendry Courts Building)
in LaBelle Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on
the 17th day of November, 2010, the
following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit:

Lots 13, 20, 21, 26, 32, 34, 52
and 69, SKY VALLEY, according to
the Plat thereof, as recorded in
Plat Book 6, Pages 191 and 192, of
the Public Records of Hendry
County, Florida.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST 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 60 DAYS AFTER THE
SALE.
If you a person with a disability
who needs any accommodabon in
order to participate in this proceed-
ing, you are entitled, at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain assis-
tance. Please contact Ken Kellum
Court Operations Manager whose of
fice is located at the Lee County Jus-
bce Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort
Myers, Florida 33901, and whose
telephone number is 239-533-1700
within two (2) working days of your
receipt of this Nobce of Sale; if you
are hearing or voice impaired, call
1-800-955-8771.
WITNESS my hand and official seal
of said Court this 19th day of Octo-
ber, 2010.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
Clerk of the Court
By: J. Bevis
As Deputy Clerk
369341 CGS 10/28;11/4/2010


PubicNoic


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
PROFESSIONAL AERIAL and GROUND
MOSQUITO CONTROL SERVICES
RFP No. 2011-04
Opening Date and Time: November 24,2010 at 2:00 P.M.
The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners is seeking proposals
from responsive and responsible bidders for award to provide professional
aerial and ground mosquito control services, as requested by the County
and described in the Request for Proposals (RFP). In order to be consid-
ered, proposals must be received by the Board of County Commissioners at
the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk's Ofice) in the Hendry County Courthouse
Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by November 24, 2010
at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in
the presence of one or more witnesses.
A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on November 16, 2010 at 2:30
p.m. in the Special Districts Conference Room, 3300 Utility Drive, LaBelle,
Florida 33935. Firms not in attendance at the pre-bid meeting shall be con-
sidered non-responsive and shall be disqualified from the RFP process.
A copy of the Instructions and RFP Documents can be obtained from the
Henry County Purchasing Department, located at 165 S. Lee Street, La-
Belle, Florida (for pick up), Post Ofice Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mal-
ing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585.
This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to
pay any costs incurred in the preparabon of a response to this RFP, or to
contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all
submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in
Its enbrety this RFP, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so.
The Ranking Committee will meet on December 3, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at the
Administration Conference Room located at 165 S. Lee Street, LaBelle, FL
33935.

If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County
Commission with respect to any matter considered at this ranking commit-
tee meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that for
such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the
proceedings s made, which record includes the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is to be based.
Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
Drug/Smoke Free Work Place.

Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
Board of County Commissioners
370273 CB/CN 11/4/2010





November 4, 2010 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee 13


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 22-2009-CA-000219
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
Plaintiff,
vs.
CONNIE TAYLOR-MEEKS A/K/A CONNIE T MEEKS, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure
Sale dated 10/7/2010 and entered in Case NO. 22-2009-CA-000219 of the
Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for GLADES County,
Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintff and CONNIE TAY-
LOR-MEEKS A/K/A CONNIE T MEEKS; NATIONAL CITY BANK; PORT LA-
BELLE RANCETTES PROPERTY OWNER'S ASSOCIATION, INC.; TENANT #1
N/K/A TRACY THOMAS; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at STEPS OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE at
11:00 AM, on the 18th day of NOVEMBER, 2010, the following descnbed
property as set forth in said Final Judgment:
LOT 8, BLOCK 3, PORT LABELLE RANCETTES, AS PER THE PLAT
THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 104 TO 110, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
A/K/A 1810 FRONTIER CIRCLE, LABELLE, FL 33935
Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any,
other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens
must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on October 8. 2010
Joe Flint
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Julie Braddock
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
PO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F09086523 NMNC-SPECFHLMC
**See Americans with Disabilities Act*
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, person
needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe
Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number
(813)335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v),
via Floda Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to the
proceeding.
369279 CGS 11/4,11/2010

NOTICE OF ACTION
BEFORE THE SECRETARY OFTHE DEPARTMENT OF
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
IN RE: The practice of farm labor contracting
Alejandro Cruz
4265 Turkey Run Lane
Labelle, FL 33935
CASE NO.: 2007009926
LICENSE NO.: SIC 2120
The Department of Business and Professional Regulation has filed an Ad-
ministrative Complaint against you, a copy of which may be obtained by
contacting, Jamle Duran, Service of Process Unit, Department of Business
and Professional Regulation, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL
32399-2206, (850) 488-0062.
If you do not respond by NOVEMBER 11, 2010, you will be waiving your
rght to contest the action and a final order will be entered imposing the
penalty described in the Administrative Complaint. The authority for this
acton may be found in Rule 28-106.111 of the Florida Administative Code.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the
individual or agency sending notice not later than seven days prior to the
proceeding at the address given on notice. Telephone: (850) 257-6097;
1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service.
368093 CN 10/14,21,28;11/4/2010

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Florida Department of Transportation Project
Bids will be received by the District One Office until 2:00 PM. on Thursday,
November 18, 2010, for the following Proposals:
E1J11- A Certification of Qualification is not required for drainage improve
ments, sidewalk reconstruction and driveway reconstruction in Lee County.
Budget Estimate: $50,000.00
E1J19 A Certification of Qualification is not required for Edging and Sweep-
ing in Manatee County. Budget Estimate: $40,000.00
E1J20- A Certification of Qualification is not required for Edging and Sweep-
ing, Removal and Disposal of Vegetation from Curb and Gutter and Side-
walk Areas in Manatee & Sarasota Counties. Budget Estimate: $160,000.00
Complete letbng advertisement information for this project is available on
our website at htt //www dot state fl us/contractsadministrationdistrictl/
or by calling (863) 519-2559.
369239 CGS/CB 10/28;11/4/2010

RFP FOR SECURITY SERVICES
FOR THE HENDRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE
RFP NUMBER: 2011-02
OPENING DATE AND TIME: November 18, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.
Hendry County is seeking firms interested in providing security services for
the Hendry County Courthouse. Firms properly registered in the State ol
Florida are encouraged to submit their proposal for consideration. All sub-
mittals (see Part IV, Submission Requirements) received in response to this
RFP will be reviewed by a County Evaluation Committee. In order to be con-
sidered, submittals must be received by the Board of County Commissioners
at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk's Office) in the Hendry County Courthouse
Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by November 18, 2010
at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in
the presence of one or more witnesses. Any proposals received after the
above noted time and date will not be opened or considered.
A copy of the Instructions and RFP Documents can be obtained from the
Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 165 S. Lee St., LaBelle,
Florida (for pick up), Post Office Box 2340, LaBelle, Florida 33975 (mailing
address), or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585.
This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to
pay any costs incurred in the preparabon of a response to this RFP, or to
contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or al
submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in
its enbrety this RFP, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so.
Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
Drug/Smoke Free Work Place.
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
Board of County Commissioners
369688 CB/CN 10/28;11/4/2010


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HInoto / Amy McRown

Fun for all ages
Little Gavin Bach gives the fitness equipment a test run as his mother Holly
holds him. The fitness trail is open to the public at the Clewiston Boat Basin
with 10 workout stations and 20 exercises that can be done.


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NOTICE OF SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING
HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Nobce is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry
County, Florida, is hosting a special public meeting to discuss privatization
of Airglades Airport and related issues at 7:00 p.m. on November 8, 2010,
at the John Boy Auditorium, 1200 South W.C. Owen, Clewiston, Florida.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County
Commission with respect to any matter discussed at such meeting, he/she
will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she
may need to ensure that a verbatm record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is
to be based.
Board ofCounty Commissioners
of Hendry County, Florida
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
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cal businesses that participated in bringing the Rotary Fitness Trail into exis-
tence for the public to enjoy at the Clewiston boat ramp.





Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


Lake Okeechobee Fishing Report


November 4, 2010


HRMC Foundation Receives Grant


A Great Season for Bass

and Locations for Crappies

Kept Secret

BY MARK KING

What a great week last week was fishing on
Lake Okeechobee, and this week should be even
better. The lake level is at 13.47 above sea level
and dropping pretty fast for this time of the year,
but we are supposed to get some rain this week
that might help. The bass have really started to
move in off the main lake and are staging outside
the traditional spawning areas like the East and
West Walls, Long Point, Monkey Box, and the
North Shore, just to name a few places. Some
really nice bass were caught by the guides and
clients this week out of Roland Martin's Marina.
The bite on artificial lures as well as on the
wild shiners continues to be good for bass -and
did I mention that for those who like to fly fish,
we have plenty of bass to catch here on Lake
Okeechobee? Throw out a wild shiner under a
cork along the outside grass line and get ready to
get your arm broke. For shiner fishing for bass, I
like to use a heavy action rod, at least seven-foot
long and line no lighter than 20-pound test as you
will be fishing close to thick grass and reeds. For
artificial lure fishing, a Gambler Ace rigged Texas
style in junebug color pitched along the outside
grass line has been producing some nice bass.
And for those of you who like to flip, try a Gam-
bler Craw in any of the mats of grass from the
North Shore to Pelican Bay and I think you will be
pleasantly surprised as to what is under them.
I have also caught a few bass throwing a Spro
Aruka Shad lipless crankbait and a spinnerbait
on the shoal when the wind blows bait into the
grass, fishing the open water about a cast away
from the grass. If the wind blows too hard to fish
out on the main lake grass line than there are still
a good number of bass to be caught in the rim
canal and dynamite holes. I like to fish these ar
eas with a shakey head rig that consists of a jig
head like the Gambler Giggy Head that I use with
a straight-tailed worm attached.
I like to use a sensitive rod like the one I helped
Deep South Fishing Rods develop that is available
in both spinning and i. .ii.: versions. These
rods will help you fish a shakey head jig and feel
more bite but still has plenty of backbone to get
the big Okeechobee bass in the boat. Fish the
deeper dynamite holes and the opening from the
rim canal to the lake. This works well when the
wind is blowing and there is a ripple on the water.
The fly fishing also has been good this week with
good numbers being caught. The fly of the week
has been ia ._-, i-.1 I, I;. up out of foam.
The lake is in great shape with eel grass and
pepper grass growing everywhere along with
clean water in most areas. I think that this year
will be one awesome season for bass here on
Okeechobee. I know that there are a few crappies
being caught but everyone has been pretty tight
lipped about where they are at. Until next week
good luck and tight lines.
Capt. Mark King is a full-time guide out
of world-famous Roland Martin's Marina
and Resort in Clewiston Florida. Give him
a call at 863-677-0983 or go to www.markkingfi
shing.com for more information


PHOTO/MARK KING


iawls (863)983-8559
real estate 528 E. Sugarland Hwy., Clewiston
Cheryl EbyGujatni Le. Real Estat Br (863) 228-1562
Anabel Miranda (863)228-6296 Espanol
[ Elsie Sellers (863)245-1893 Espanol
SCurt Thompson (863) 677-1064
CLEWISTON HOMES
*3/2 Mobile Home on Seminole Ave. $82.5K
S4/2 MH on Midstate Loop w/ large detached garage $69K
*3/2 on Haiti Ave. with Privacy Fence Asking $73K
2 Brand New 3/2.5 Lennar Town Homes, $179K
S2 3/2-1/2 Lake Shore Villa $66K each, Short Sale
*4/2 CBS on Del Monte. Newly Remodeled. $195K
*2/1 Della Tobias. Needs much TLC. Asking $15K
2/2 CBS cnstr. Orchard Park $84,575
3/2 MH Montura $52K
MOORE HAVEN / LAKEPORT
Riverfront 3/2 with Guest House REDUCED to $175K
SRiverfront 2/2 with Efficiency. REDUCED TO $90K
*Riverfront lot w/ Improvements. $100K
:Lake Access 2/2 w/ Boat House. $219K
2/1 Mobile Home Orchard Ave. $45K
*Lake Access 2/2 M.H., Boat house, fl. rm., $69.9K
ACREAGE, LAND & LOTS
900 Acre Ranch in S.E. Hendry Co. Improved Pasture
*51 Acre Ranch with Home. Hwy 27 Frontage $750K
SHighlands Co. 10, 28, & 80 AC. Parcels, Owner Finance
*Vacant Residential Lot on Central Ave. Asking $20K
SCommercial lot on Bond St. Make offer!
:4 Buildable lots on Francisco St. $35K Each
SSky Valley lots, deeply discounted
S1.25 AC Parcels available in Montura Ranch Estates
45 acres Old Lakeport Rd $5500 per acre
S15 acres LaDeca Wooded $130,000
*Greenwood Forest Lot $12,500
*5 acres Queen Ave. Reduced $25,000
*41 acres muck land w/planted palms, Moore Haven
COMMERCIAL/INVESTMENT
1,250 Sq. Ft. of Commercial Space Available on Alverdez
*Gas/Convenient Store on Hwy 833. New Tanks. Only$350K
*Mobile Home Park. Hwy 27 frontage. $435K
*Industrial/Rail Business Park on CR 835. Sale or Lease.
S14,279 Sq. Ft Building on Hwy 27. REDUCED TO $349K
SFormer Antique Shop Building in Moore Haven. Asking $50K
-Former Sonny's Lot (1.9ac.) only $450K
S+ 10,000 sq. ft. Industrial Building Obispo $299K
-Retail Building on Hwy 27 $50K
M.H. lot on Commercio St. $14,500
RENTALS
*Apts Avail. 1/1-2/1 staring at $500 mo. induding utilities
*1.46 ac. E. Sagaore Commercial $229k
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BY GLENDA WILSON
HRMC
On Tuesday, Oct. 26, Julia East, Pres
ident and CEO of the Southwest Florida
Community Foundation, presented the
Hendry Regional Medical Center Foun
dation with a $10,000 grant check. Julia
East, who attended the hospital emer
agency department's ground-breaking
ceremony in Clewiston on Sept. 7,
expressed an interest in assisting the
hospital foundation with its fundraising
efforts. Within a matter of weeks, the
Southwest Florida Community Founda


Pictured: Sandy
Victor Blandford,
Lynn Beasley.


tion had chosen a "Naming Opportu
nity" as their method of Giving the Gift
of Good Health.
Along with her board of trustees, Julia desig
nated $10,000 towards the reception/waiting area
of the Hendry Family Care Center, to be named
after the Southwest Florida Community Founda
tion. The Hendry Family Care Center (adjacent to
the hospital) is dedicated to serving the health
care needs of the entire family: infants, children
and adults. An area of this medical center will be
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Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


Second Public Hearing Notice in November for Glades County


Glades County is applying to the Florida De
apartment of Community Affairs (DCA) for a grant
under the Housing Rehabilitation category in the
amount up to $750,000 under the Small Cities
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Program.
For each activity that is proposed, at least
70 percent of the funds must benefit low and
moderate income persons. The activities, dollar
amounts and estimated pI ... i ._- i ..... hI 1low
and moderate income persons for which Glades
County is applying are:
Activities proposed, Dollar Amounts, Percent
age Benefit to Low and Moderate Income Per
sons.
14A Housing Rehabilitation/Demo/Replace
ment: $705,000 100%
08 Temporary Relocation: 37,500 100%
21A Administration: 7,500
Total: $750,000

The CDBG program will undertake rehabilita
tion, demolition and/or replacement of 10 low
to moderate income housing units, of which up
to 4 will be occupied by very low income hom
eowners. Temporary relocation benefits will be
provided to program beneficiaries.
Glades County plans to minimize displace
ment of person as a result of planned CDBG fund
ed activities in the following manner: No perma
nent displacement is anticipated. Only temporary
displacement is anticipated.
If any persons are displaced as a result of these
planned activities, the County will assist such per
sons in the following manner: The County will
follow the guidelines outlined in their Anti Dis
placement and Relocation Policy and their Local
Housing Assistance Plan.
A public hearing to provide citizens an op
portunity to comment on the application will be
held at Glades County Board of County Commis
sioners meeting on Tuesday, November 9, 2010
at 9 a.m. This meeting will be held at the Glades
County Courthouse in Moore Haven.


Storter
Continued From Page 1
Ms. Whiddon explained that 43 percent of vot
ers turned out for the general election. The super
visor explained that the figure is a low one when
compared to traditional figures.
Statewide, voters showed up to vote Marco
Rubio in as senator. Rubio, the Republican can
didate, fought a long and hard campaign against
former Governor Charlie Crist, running as an in
dependent, and Democrat Kendrick Meek. Rubio
collected more than half of all votes throughout
the state for the seat.
And as of press time Florida did not yet have
a new governor. Rick Scott, a Republican and for
mer CEO of Columbia HCA, participated in one of
the closer races of the night, with numbers being
tallied late into Tuesday night and into Wednesday
morning, little telling of when the actual numbers
would be finalized.
His opponent, former president of Florida
operations at Bank of America Alex Sink, tried to
rally her democratic contingency even as Scott
seemed to enjoy a slight lead.
Amendments:
Millions of Florida residents also cast their


A draft copy of parts the application will be
available for review at that time. A final copy of
the application will be made available at Com-
munity Services Office, Monday through Friday
between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1
p.m. to 5 p.m. no more than 5 calendar days after
Nov. 9, 2010.
The application will be submitted to DCA on
or before Nov. 17. To obtain additional informa
tion concerning the application and the public
hearing, contact Erica Villafuerte, Housing Ad
ministrator at 863-946-6004 or email: ericav@
myglades.com.
The public hearing is being conducted in a
handicapped accessible location. Any handi
capped person requiring an interpreter for the
hearing impaired or the visually impaired should
contact County Manager at least five calendar
days prior to the meeting and an interpreter will
be provided.
Any non-English speaking person wishing to
attend the public hearing should contact County
Manager at least five calendar days prior to the
meeting and a language interpreter will be pro
vided.
To access a Telecommunication Device for
Deaf Persons (TDD) please call 1-800-955-8771.
Any handicapped person requiring special ac
commodation at this meeting should contact
County Manager at least five calendar days prior
to the meeting.
Pursuant to Section 102 of the HUD Reform
Act of 1989, the following disclosures will be sub
mitted to DCA with the application. The disclo
sures will be made available by Glades County
and DCA for public inspection upon request.
These disclosures will be available on and af
ter the date of submission of the application and
shall continue to be available for a minimum pe
riod of five years.

1.Other government (federal, state and local)
assistance to the project in the form of a gift, grant,
loan, guarantee, insurance payment, rebate, sub


votes on the various amendments featured on the
2010 General Election ballot. Voters had a lot of
information to sort through with i~.. ,, ballot.
Among the amendments:
Amendment 4 -Land Use, an amendment
which grabbed many headlines in the weeks
leading up to the election, was voted down by the
majority of voters.
Had it been approved, the amendment would
have required voter approval on comprehensive
land-use plan changes in every city and county in
Florida.
Proponents argued the amendment was nec
essary to provide for smart, controlled growth,
while opponents said the measure would cost
jobs and severely limit the state's development
opportunities and its economy.
Amendments 5 and 6 -Legislative and Con
gressional Redistricting, were approved by a large
majority of Florida voters. Through their votes,
Floridians said they would like to set non-political
standards for redistricting and reduce the gerry
mandering of districts for political purposes.
Amendment 8 -Public School Class Sizes, was
also rejected by voters. The approval would have
provided more flexibility to schools and a greater
level of control of teacher-student ratios.
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size limits cost the state too much.


sidy, credit, tax benefit, or any other form of direct (2) or three (3) above which are corporations,


or indirect benefit by source and amount;

2.The identities and pecuniary interests of all
developers, contractors, or consultants involved
in the application for assistance or in the planning
or development of the project or activity;

3.The identities and pecuniary interests of any
other persons with a pecuniary interest in the
project that can reasonably be expected to ex
ceed $50,000 or 10 percent of the grant request
(whichever is lower);

4.For those developers, contractors, consul
tants, property owners, or others listed in two


or other entities, the identification and pecuniary
interests by corporation or entity of each officer,
director, principal stockholder, or other official of
the entity;

5.The expected sources of all funds to be pro
vided to the project by each of the providers of
those funds and the amount provided; and

6.The expected uses of all funds by activity
and amount.

A public workshop on Fair Housing will also
be conducted for elected officials and the general
public.


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ate had proposed the legislation to protect
Florida's springs from septic tanks close by
but the process changed until it was applied
to all septic tanks in Florida. Acknowledg-
ing the financial impact and imposition of
unnecessary burdens on home ownership,
the Board requested Mr. Taylor to prepare
a resolution similar to the one adopted by
Gilchrist County requesting that the Depart-
ment of Health and the Governor delay
implementation of the Senate bill and then
propose legislation to rescind the bill.
*Community Development Director
Larry Hilton gave the Board additional in-
formation about planning for the possibility
of the siting the South Florida International
Logistics Center [SFILC] in Glades County.
Mr. Hilton recommended the formation of
Heartland Regional Transportation Authority
per Florida Statutes 343, which will include
Glades, Hendry, Highlands, Hardee, DeSoto,
Okeechobee and possibly Manatee County.
He said there are only four RTA in Florida.
He explained the need to prepare regionally
for traffic infrastructure that will be affected
and need to be expanded to handle the in-
creased traffic when the SFILC begins op-
eration. He got the Board's consensus, after
much discussion about the need to maintain
control, to begin planning and to be ready to
propose it to our Legislative Delegation, as
the Legislature must approve its formation.
Mr. Hilton also presented the Board with
a memo from Material Handling Industry
of America stating they proposed to part-
ner with the School Board and the County
in the project to build a 10,000sf ware-
house, possibly in the county's Industrial
Park, creating a school to train workers for
the Logistics Center. He said they may cre-
ate a distribution center for office supplies,
or perhaps Harry Chapin Food Bank, but it
would not be any business in competition
with local businesses. Mr. Hilton stated if we
have a tenant (contracted), a grant is avail-
able for the infrastructure costs, estimated
to be $800,000 according to Commissioner
Echols. Hilton said that the distribution cen-
ter in Polk County was 318 acres and the site
proposed for SFILC was 3,000 to 4,000 acres
located on properties owned by Lykes Bros.
and Duda.
*Commissioner Storter relayed to Bob
Jones questions that had arisen after his
recent presentation to Muse Community
Association about volunteer fire service. Mr.
Jones said the fire truck batteries are left on
tenders, explained how one truck was left
empty of water following a very late fire and
on the next fire call, the volunteer took that
truck instead of the other one that did have
water. She noted it was the county's deci-
sion to follow NFPA rules for training our
firefighters, and stated we are grateful for our
volunteers and there is a shortage of them.
She then inquired if the county has NFPA
certified mechanics that work on our fire
trucks. Jones replied, "To a point. There are
EVC, emergency vehicle trained mechanics,
they've taken some classes, not all the class-
es." Storter asked if that is Road Dept, and
asked if there is more training we need to
get for them to be certified. Jones explained
that hose testing and pump testing has to go


to specialized people and that it's general
maintenance that our guys would do and
concurred that they don't have to be certified
to do general maintenance. Storter thanked
Mr. Jones for coming to Muse stating he was
very thorough, very patient and there were a
lot of questions and it gave good input to the
community. Commissioner Storter inquired
of Mr. Taylor about the e-mail she had sent
him concerning the locked restroom facility
by the Buckhead Ridge pavilion and the situ-
ation reported by a nearby property owner
stating that some people going to use the
facility, finding it was locked, and they were
relieving themselves near her property at her
fence.
Storter noted that some of the county's
restroom facilities are locked all the time,
some are open all the time, that Harney
Pond's are open all the time, Alvin Ward's
open, Indian Mound Park's open, the Ceme-
tery's are open but Community Centers usu-
ally keep them locked. She asked Mr. Taylor
if there was a resolution to that. Commis-
sioner Echols reported on the 10-County Co-
alition meeting stating it came up from the
Nature Conservancy to put more and more
lands into conservation areas and they had
stated those lands had no agriculture rights
to them, and even tho the properties were
used primarily as cattle grazing lands, there
was no guarantee of that; they have panther
dispersal areas. Echols said they have so
much concern for restoring wetlands, and
for panthers in our backyard, but they have
no concern for the citizens of Glades County.
He continued, "They could care a rat's butt
less about we not having doctors or not hav-
ing pharmacies or any other of the ameni-
ties that they have on their coastal counties,
but they want us to maintain habitat for their
panthers and have no development rights so
I'm not sure if some point in time that it's
going to become evident to some of the
members of the 10-County Coalition that
we're not actually a coalition, we're actually
two separate entities-one entity that intends
to feed off the other one, and the big one's
fish are trying to feed off the little fish and
basically transform us into their water hole
and recreation areas that they can come visit
from their affluent neighborhoods and come
out and slum with us a little bit and then go
back to their affluence.
"And I've about had all that I can stand.
So at some point in time I intend to air these
views to the rest of the 10-County Coalition,
it will probably be at our December meet-
ing. What's taking place is very obvious to
me, and should be obvious to all the rural
counties, that they have no...they don't care
about what happens to our county, how
we're funded or de-funded, and that their
goal is to maintain what water they want,
when they want it and how they want it. So
I don't think that's a shock to anybody on
the Board, but it is a fact." Beck also stated
he had been approached about changing
the use of the old restroom facility at Harney
Pond [that is now locked and not in use] by
removing the interior walls, leaving corner
posts and putting a concrete cap on the floor
and making it into a pavilion.

These notes are prepared by Donna Stort-
er Long who is solely responsible for their
content.


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A PRESCRIPTION FOR SAFE KIDS
AND A CLEAN ENVIRONMENT
SOQ Bring unused or expired prescriptions and over-the-counter
Medication to one of the locations listed for proper disposal.

,45O Lock up all medications and keep away from children and
teens.

ON'MT Flush medication down the toilet it is a danger to
SON T I our environment.

ON'Tl T Bring needles or other "sharps" they cannot be
110l0WI T accepted.




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