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Glades County Democrat
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Title: Glades County Democrat
Alternate Title: Democrat
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Glades Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Moore Haven Fla
Publication Date: 10-13-2011
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Moore Haven (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Glades County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( sobekcm )
newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Glades -- Moore Haven
Coordinates: 26.834167 x -81.096111 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1922.
Numbering Peculiarities: Vol. 8, no. 12 (June 21, 1929) issue misdated 1920.
General Note: Editors: R.B. Child, <1926>; Keathley Bowden, <1929>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 5, no. 29 (Sept. 24, 1926).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: aleph - 000358007
oclc - 01461464
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issn - 0745-4120
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LEASE A NEW 2011 F150 XLT SUPER CAB FOR ONLY $299 PER MONTH.*36 month lease with approved credit through Ford Credit. $3196 plus tax, title, & license due at signing. Includes first month payment, $0 security deposit, acquisition fee, & capitalized cost reduction.*Stock # 11T254. 20 cent per mile over 10500 per year. Includes $1000 Bonus Customer Cash. See dealer for details. Image is for illustration only. Offer ends 10/31/11 Thursday, October 13, 2011 50¢ Plus tax Vol. 83 No. 113 West Glades Photos Page 13 Dental Hygiene Month Page 24 Middle School Terriers Win Their Game Page 14 BY CHARLES M. MURPHY Glades County DemocratA smash and grab burglary on Sept. 30 resulted in about $1,200 in property damage and the theft of over $3,500 in items. The theft occurred at the Glades Pawn Shop at 401 Highway 27 in Moore Haven, Glades County Sheriff Deputies said. Austin Hall, 18, Moore Haven, and Donte Banks, 22, of Fort Myers, were both charged with criminal mischief of over $1,000, burglary to an unoccupied structure, and grand theft of a motor vehicle. Deputy Sheriff Richard Ermeri said he was dispatched at 4:35 a.m. to an alarm activation and found the front glass door shattered and the front door open as he arrived. A search of the building did not locate anyone inside. The police report said one display case was Two Charged for Smash and Grab Burglary BY CHARLES M. MURPHY Glades County DemocratSeveral representatives of various community associations in Glades County appealed to the board of county commissioners Tuesday to allow their continued use of community buildings. Representatives of these non-pro t associations said they can't afford to pay for liability insurance, electric and utility bills, and other expenses currently paid by the county. Representatives asked the commission to hold a workshop with the leaders of these associations to try and iron out some kind of agreement. Commissioner Bob Giesler said Buckhead Ridge residents were also concerned about these issues. He noted the community building was built by the community and not the county many years ago. "We should take care of these people. They are all my age and they need a place to go." Commissioner Butch Jones said he has no intent to shut down the community associations and the buildings. He said he knows the associations don't have the money to pay for utilities and other expenses. "I know if you had to pick up those costs, I Community Associations Make Plea to Commission PHOTO / LAURA MATHISDuring halftime of the Homecoming game on Friday night, Megan Platt was crowned Homecoming Queen and Terry Hallback was crowned Homecoming King. For more pictures, turn to page 13 and 23. See Meeting — Page 14 See Burglary — Page 24 Austin Hall Donte Banks

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011 ........................................................ ........................................................ ........................................................ ........................................................ This is a very busy time of the year at the little country church in Venus. Pumpkins will be delivered Saturday, Oct. 15. Cemetery Clean-Up day Saturday, Oct. 15 at 8 a.m. Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 29 beginning at 3:30 p.m. 5th Annual Pumpkin Patch Its been a great pumpkin growing season in New Mexico and the church will be getting a lot of big, fresh pumpkins. If you would like to help unload the truck, they would love to have you. All volunteers will be greatly appreciated. Proceeds from the pumpkin patch will go directly to the church’s food pantry ministry. The Pumpkin Patch will be open Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. until dark, on Saturday at 10 a.m. and Sunday afternoon from 12 p.m. until dark. The church is located at 962 County Road 731 in Venus. If you need directions or additional information, please call Barbara at 863-441-3146. Cemetery Clean-Up Day On Saturday, Oct. 15, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. the Venus United Methodist Church will be sponsoring a clean-up day in the cemetery. They are asking everyone with loved ones interred in the cemetery to help with the clean up. Bring your weed-eaters, push mowers, riding mowers, blowers, rakes or any other equipment you might have. Fall Festival On Saturday, Oct. 29, starting at 3:30 p.m., the church be holding a Fall Festival. They will have games for the kids, a hayride thru Venus Trick-or-Treating, a chili cook-off, story-time in Pumpkin Patch and a lot more. Please mark your calendars for all these great opportunities at the Venus Methodist Church located at 962 County Road 731. If you have any questions, please call the church at 863-465-5043. Busy Day at Venus Methodist Church The Muse Community Association Oct. 15 Bingo at 6 p.m. (third Saturday of each month) Oct. 20 Regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. (third Thursday of each month) There will be no Jam Session on Oct. 22. All of the events are open to the public. All of the events will held at the Muse Community Center Building on Loblolly Bay Road (Hwy. 720). For more information, please call 863-6740467.Successful Small BusinessJoin the Small Business Administration, the Small Business Development Center and the Glades County Economic Development Council for this small business workshop on Thursday, Oct. 20, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Moore Haven Library. For more information or to register, call 239-745-3700.Fraternal Order of Eagles #4523Fraternal Order of Eagles #4523 of Moore Haven (101 Avenue J) would like to share their activities with members and friends. Steak Dinners on Friday’s from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Breakfast the rst and third Sunday mornings from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Meetings are as follows: Men Aerie second and fourth Thursday’s at 7 p.m. Lady Auxiliary rst and third Thursdays at 7 p.m. Eagles are hometown builders who support our police, re ghters, and others who protect and serve.Bear-Awareness Video for FWC ContestHigh school students interested in conserving the Florida black bear and raising public awareness about bears are invited to create a one-minute video. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is extending the deadline in its 2011 Florida black bear public service announcement (PSA) contest. Launched in May, the FWC-sponsored contest now has a deadline of Nov. 18. High school students participating in the contest will use their creativity to inform Floridians about black bears, so people can live without human-bear con icts in their communities. The winners’ videos will be posted online at www.MyFWC.com and www.YouTube.com/ MyFWCvideos. Winning entries also will be submitted to television stations in Florida for possible airtime. There will be other prizes as well. For more information, e-mail BearContest@ MyFWC.com or visit www.MyFWC.com/Bear.Time to Register for Art in the ParkArea artists and craftsmen are cordially invited to exhibit and sell their work at “Art in the Park” in Moore Haven on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The purpose of the event, now in its seventh year, is to bring artists and the public together for their mutual bene t, in a pleasing setting where people can relax and linger. The venue is the Glades County Public Library and adjacent park across the street from the Caloosahatchee River in Moore Haven’s Historic District. Painters, sculptors, potters, photographers, and hand-crafters are encouraged to reserve their place now. Non-juried and free for artists and public. Parking is free and convenient. Exhibitors are responsible for their own setups. The event is sponsored by the Glades County Public Library and its advisory board. The library’s address is 201 Riverside Drive. For more information and to reserve a place, call Mary Booher, Director of Libraries, at 863946-0744.Live Weather UpdatesGlades County can now see live weather updates and a still picture from the Courthouse in Moore Haven. Glades County Emergency Management purchased a new weather station from WeatherBug for live weather updates and the Glades County Sheriff’s Of ce purchased the camera for security. Both are located at 500 Ave J in Moore Haven. You can search for WeatherBug on the internet and locate the station named Glades County Public Safety to see the live weather update and the link to the live camera. The camera will be set up to take still pictures and video then they will be downloaded at Emergency Management and the Sheriff’s Of ce. Emergency Management will be able to see live weather information 24 hours a day 365 days a year from any computer to ensure we are prepared to warn the citizens of Glades County. GLADES AT A GLANCE Step Up For Students Step Up For Students (K-12th grade) Scholarship has re-opened their application process. It’s an opportunity for many families in this community to receive a scholarship to pay or help pay for private school. It is an initiative of the Florida Tax Credit (FTC) Scholarship Program. The innovative program provides K-12 education scholarships for qualifying low-income students who are entering kindergarten or rst grade or who attended public school the previous year. The scholarships give low-income parents the opportunity to choose the K-12 school that best meets their children’s needs. For more information, visit or apply at www. stepupforstudents.org or call Tracy Co, M.Ed, principal of International Christian Academy of LaBelle at 863-675-ICA-7 ext. 4227.Project GraduationProject Graduation will be hosting a rib cookoff on Oct. 15 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Chalo Nitka grounds in Moore Haven. There will be an entry fee and they will provide the ribs for you and will award rst, second and third place for the best ribs. After the competition, Project Graduation will be selling these ribs in dinners. Please come and support this Project Graduation Fund Raiser. For more information on pricing, contact Pedro Navarro at 863-227-0960.Tobacco-Free Partnership MeetingOn Oct. 20, the Glades County Tobacco-Free Partnership will be meeting at 3 p.m., at the Moore Haven High School Library. Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting. If you have any questions please contact Sarah Litchy by email at sarah_litchy@doh.state. .us or by phone at 863-946-0707 ext. 404.Annual Yearly ProgressGCSD and MHES announce the release of Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) and school grade reports. MHES and WGS earned a letter grade of A from the Florida Department of Education and did not meet AYP. As required under No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation, the District has sent home letters explaining what AYP is, how it is achieved, and what we are doing to improve student achievement. Additionally, parents received information informing them Florida Virtual School is the school of Choice for both MHES and WGS. SCHOOL BRIEFS

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Electronic cigarettes:tobacco product or drug delivery device?Electronic cigarettes are products designed to deliver nicotine to a user in the form of a vapor.Typically,they are composed of a rechargeable, battery-operated heating element,a replaceable cartridge that may contain nicotine,and an atomizer that,when heated,converts the contents of the cartridge into a vapor.This vapor can then be inhaled by the user.These products are often made to look like such products as cigarettes,cigars,and pipes.They are also sometimes made to look like everyday items such as pens and USB memory sticks,for people who wish to use the product without others noticing. Under the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (FSPTCA),products containing nicotine derived from tobacco but making no therapeutic claims must be regulated as "tobacco products". However,if such product claims to have therapeutic benefits,it must pass a "safe and effective" standard,used in drug approvals,and be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has not evaluated any e-cigarettes for safety or effectiveness. When the FDA conducted limited laboratory studies of certain samples, FDA found significant quality issues that indicate that quality control processes used to manufacture these products are substandard or non-existent.The FDA found that cartridges labeled as containing no nicotine contained nicotine and that three different electroniccigarette cartridges with the same label emitted a markedly different amount of nicotine with each puff.Experts have also raised concerns that the marketing of products such as e-cigarettes can increase nicotine addiction among young people and may lead kids to try other tobacco products.Visit FDA's Electronic Cigarettes webpage for additional information. So what resources are available to a person who is ready to quit tobacco use? There are seven FDA-approved tobacco cessation aids,including nicotine patches,nicotine gum,nicotine lozenges, nicotine inhaler,nicotine nasal spray,Varenicline,and Bupropion SR.While aids alone increase the success quit rate compared to using no aids,a combination of counseling and aids has proven more effective.For help quitting tobacco use,contact the tobacco cessation department at Hendry Regional Medical Center at 863-902-3019.You may also call 1800-QUIT-NOW from anywhere in the state of Florida or visit www.quitnow.net/forida. Sections of this article appear on the FDA's Consumer Updates page and The New England Journal of Medicine,July 21,2011 edition. 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011

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BY PAT DOBBINS Hendry/Glades Health DepartmentsHispanic Heritage Month is a time for celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central, and South America. National Hispanic Heritage Month began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on Sept. 15 and ending on Oct. 15. This Year’s Theme is “Many Backgrounds, Many Stories ... One American Spirit” In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Hendry and Glades County Health Departments would like to urge the Hispanic/Latino population to focus on the prevention and early detection of illness and disease. Health factors for the Hispanic/Latino populations are often shaped by factors such as language or cultural barriers, lack of access to preventive care and the lack of health insurance.Key Moments in the Hispanic History of Florida1513 Ponce de Len lands on the coast of Florida and claims it for Spain. Amazed by the beauty of the land he names it “Pasqua Florida,” or Feast of Flowers. When the Spanish arrive, there are approximately 350,000 Native Americans from three major nations living in the Florida area: the Apalachee, the Timucua and the Calusa. 1565 Spanish soldiers establish the rst permanent Spanish settlement at St. Augustine, the oldest city in the United States. Destroyed and rebuilt many times, the city becomes the key to Spain’s hold on the Florida coast as Spaniards ght the French and British for control of the New World. 1566 Pedro Menendez de Aviles and Brother Francisco Villareal are the rst Europeans to set foot in what is now Miami. They come to build a Jesuit mission in lands heavily populated by Tequestan Indians. Early 1700’s The Seminoles, the Native American group most commonly associated with Florida today, enter Florida from Alabama and Georgia. The Seminoles take over territories that were formerly inhabited by many of Florida’s original Native American tribes before European-introduced diseases and exploitation destroyed their populations. 1819 Spain cedes Florida to the United States as part of an agreement that recognizes Texas as part of “New Spain.” Florida’s population is an eclectic mix of U.S. settlers, Spaniards, Seminoles, runaway slaves, and English traders. 1822 Citizens of Florida elect Joseph Marion Hernandez to Congress as a territorial delegate. He is the rst Latino in the history of the U.S. to serve in Congress. 1845 Florida becomes an American state. 1931 Regular air service is established between Miami and Havana. This service forti es Miami’s role as the United States main link to Cuba. 1959–1962 Fleeing Castro’s revolution, 155,000 Cubans leave their homeland. A large number of these Cuban “exiles” settle in an area of Miami known as “Little Havana” because of its overwhelmingly Cuban population. Today, more than 60 percent of Miami’s population is Latino, and more than 700,000 Cubans live in the Miami area. 1985 Miami elects its rst Cuban-American mayor, Xavier L. Surez. For more information visit this website at www.hispanicheritagemonth.gov/index.html. BY KATHY BARCO FWCFlorida is incredibly fortunate to have a vast system of public lands in Florida. Over the years, the state has acquired a range of local and state parks, forests and a wildlife management area system that is one of the largest in the nation. These lands sustain our sh and wildlife and maintain our outdoor heritage and our connection with the natural world. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) operates the wildlife management areas under a multiple-use concept, accommodating a range of public uses that are compatible with sh and wildlife management. Wildlife management areas are the only places w here such varied activities as hiking, paddling, hunting, wildlife viewing or horseback riding may be so widely available. Most importantly, our WMAs, as they are called, have a long history of multiple recreational activities conducted safely. Millions of people visit the management areas every year to sh, view wildlife, hunt and explore on foot, horseback or boat. Those who come experience safe areas of scenic beauty with abundant wildlife because of the well-managed habitat there. Sharing these resources during hunting seasons is no exception. As Florida has urbanized, fewer Floridians participate in or have been exposed to hunting. This can lead to unnecessary con icts between users based on a lack of understanding and inaccurate perceptions. Even worse, people may avoid visiting some of the most beautiful places in our state. Learning about hunting can change these misperceptions. All hunters born after 1975 are required to complete a hunter safety course before they can purchase a license. This requirement contributes to Florida’s long record of safely offering hunting with other activities on public lands. The National Safety Council documents hunting as one of the safest types of outdoor recreation, and it continues to become safer. A check of the different WMA locations at MyFWC.com/Recreation quickly allows visitors to review the hunting calendar and plan a trip around hunting activity if they so desire. Additional information is provided that explains the character and popularity of hunting seasons. For example, general gun season draws the most users. During small game season, they typically see fewer hunters on public lands. Shooting hours are noon to sunset for the rst phase o f dove season. During spring turkey season, shooting hours end at 1 p.m. Visitors can use this type of information to plan the experience they are seeking. Everyone shares the same desire to enjoy the outdoors. Hunters need to welcome other wildlife management area users, and these users should extend the same courtesy to hunters and to each other. By reaching out to get to know one another, people can reduce potential con icts and wor k together to sustain the public lands. Through mutual understanding and respect, all can continue the heritage of access to public lands for ourselves and for future generations. Wildlife Management Areas are Safe, Natural Havens for the Public 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 IN COMPLIANCE WITH CHAPTER 193.122,(2), FLORIDA STATUTES, HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY OWNERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED THAT THE 2011 HENDRY COUNTY TAX ROLLS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF PROPERTIES BEING REVIEWED BY THE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD FOR WHICH NO DECISION HAS BEEN RENDERED WERE CERTIFIED FOR COLLECTION TO THE COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR ON OCTOBER 12, 2011. PHILLIP L PELLETIER HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER PUBLIC NOTICE INITIAL CERTIFICATION(CHAPTER 197.323) SHEWMAKERANIMALHOSPITAL1095 N. State Rd. 29 € LaBelle € 863-675-2441WED & SA T FROM 8AM TO 10AM IMMOKALEEANIMALCLINIC1400 Roberts Ave, Immokalee € 239-657-2266WED & SA T FROM 10:30AM TO NOON CLEWISTONMOBILEUNITCLINICat the Tractor Supply Store € Clewiston € 863-675-2441WED 2PM TO 4PM 3 Year Rabies $10 € Parvo/Distemper $12Free Spay and Neuter with full puppy and kitten shotsDisclaimer:The Patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. LOW COST VACCINATION CLINICS “Make It Your Home 4 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011Hispanic Heritage Month

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Attention Comcast Cable Customers in Belle Glade, Clewiston, Okeechobee, Pahokee, South Bay, and each of their surrounding areas:Effective November 15, 2011, the following changes will occur to your channel lineup and service levels: STANDARD DEFINITION1 CHANNEL NAME CURRENT CHANNEL NUMBER NEW CHANNEL NUMBER (IFAPPLICABLE) CURRENT SERVICE LEVEL NEW SERVICE LEVEL (IF APPLICABLE) TV GUIDE 16 98 LIMITED BASIC BULLETIN BOARD CH. (PAHOKEE ONLY) 23 NOT AVAILABLE DIGITAL STARTER NOT AVAILABLE STYLE2 26 84 OR 118 DIGITAL STARTER SHOPNBC 2 32 80 OR 280 DIGITAL STARTER LIMITED BASIC CSS2 NEW! 32 NEW! DIGITAL STARTER C-SPAN 45 97 DIGITAL STARTER LIMITED BASIC ABC FAMILY 64 23 DIGITAL STARTER SYFY 68 45 DIGITAL STARTER BET 69 64 DIGITAL STARTER HGTV 70 26 DIGITAL STARTER FOOD NETWORK 71 29 DIGITAL STARTER EWTN 72 243 DIGITAL STARTER COMEDY CENTRAL 73 39 DIGITAL STARTER PIN 99 NOT AVAILABLE LIMITED BASIC NOT AVAILABLE WEATHERSCAN NEW! 101 NEW! DIGITAL PREFERRED FOX BUSINESS NETWORK NEW! 106 NEW! DIGITAL PREFERRED COOKING CHANNEL NEW! 122 NEW! DIGITAL PREFERRED ENCORE WEST 151 NOT AVAILABLE DIGITAL PREFERRED NOT AVAILABLE ENCORE ACTION WEST 153 NOT AVAILABLE DIGITAL PREFERRED NOT AVAILABLE ENCORE SUSPENSE WEST 155 NOT AVAILABLE DIGITAL PREFERRED NOT AVAILABLE ENCORE LOVE WEST 157 NOT AVAILABLE DIGITAL PREFERRED NOT AVAILABLE ENCORE DRAMA WEST 159 NOT AVAILABLE DIGITAL PREFERRED NOT AVAILABLE ENCORE WESTERNS WEST 161 NOT AVAILABLE DIGITAL PREFERRED NOT AVAILABLE INDIEPLEX NEW! 167 NEW! DIGITAL PREFERRED RETROPLEX NEW! 168 NEW! DIGITAL PREFERRED FLIX WEST 171 NOT AVAILABLE DIGITAL PREFERRED NOT AVAILABLE RETIREMENT LIVING TV NEW! 257 NEW! DIGITAL PREFERRED HBO2 WEST 308 NOT AVAILABLE HBO PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE HBO SIGNATURE WEST 309 NOT AVAILABLE HBO PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE HBO FAMILY WEST 310 NOT AVAILABLE HBO PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE HBO LATINO WEST 313 NOT AVAILABLE HBO PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE HBO COMEDY WEST 314 NOT AVAILABLE HBO PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE HBO ZONE WEST 315 NOT AVAILABLE HBO PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE MOREMAX WEST 323 NOT AVAILABLE CINEMAX PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE ACTIONMAX WEST 326 NOT AVAILABLE CINEMAX PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE THRILLERMAX WEST 331 NOT AVAILABLE CINEMAX PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE SHOWTIME WEST 343 NOT AVAILABLE SHOWTIME PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE SHOWTIME TOO WEST 344 NOT AVAILABLE SHOWTIME PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE SHOWTIME SHOWCASE WEST 345 NOT AVAILABLE SHOWTIME PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE SHOWTIME EXTREME WEST 348 NOT AVAILABLE SHOWTIME PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE SHOWTIME BEYOND WEST 349 NOT AVAILABLE SHOWTIME PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE THE MOVIE CHANNEL WEST 351 NOT AVAILABLE THE MOVIE CHANNEL PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE THE MOVIE CHANNEL XTRA WEST 353 NOT AVAILABLE THE MOVIE CHANNEL PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE STARZ WEST 376 NOT AVAILABLE STARZ PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE STARZ CINEMA WEST 380 NOT AVAILABLE STARZ PREMIUM NOT AVAILABLE HOT CHOICE 551 NOT AVAILABLE PAY-PER-VIEW NOT AVAILABLE IN DEMAND PREVIEWS 554 NOT AVAILABLE DIGITAL PREFERRED NOT AVAILABLE IN DEMAND PAY-PER-VIEW 558 561 NOT AVAILABLE PAY-PER-VIEW NOT AVAILABLE TELEFUTURA NEW! 590 NEW! DIGITAL PREFERRED OR CABLELATINO NUVO TV NEW! 635 NEW! DIGITAL PREFERRED TENNIS CHANNEL NEW! 737 NEW! DIGITAL PREFERRED FUEL TV NEW! 740 NEW! DIGITAL PREFERRED CBS SPORTS NETWORK NEW! 744 NEW! DIGITAL PREFERRED OR SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT PACK GRAN CINE NEW! 621 NEW! CABLELATINO SUR TV NEW! 628 NEW! CABLELATINO WAPA AMERICA NEW! 648 NEW! CABLELATINO CARACOL INTERNACIONAL NEW! 652 NEW! CABLELATINO SHOWTIME FAMILY NEW! 336 NEW! SHOWTIME PREMIUM STARZ COMEDY NEW! 375 NEW! STARZ PREMIUM TEN+ NEW! 548 NEW! PAY-PER-VIEW NBA LEAGUE PASS NEW! 751 760 NEW! SPORTS PAY-PER-VIEW MLS DIRECT KICK NEW! 751 760 NEW! SPORTS PAY-PER-VIEW MLB EXTRA INNINGS NEW! 771 784 NEW! SPORTS PAY-PER-VIEW NHL CENTER ICE NEW! 771 784 NEW! SPORTS PAY-PER-VIEW 1Digital Device is required to receive this service and additional charges may apply. 2Changes effective on or around 12/15/2011. HIGH-DEFINITION1 WGN HD NEW! 437 NEW! HD LIMITED BASIC HALLMARK HD NEW! 385 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER FSN FL HD NEW! 401 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER SUN SPORTS HD NEW! 402 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER GOLF CHANNEL HD NEW! 405 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER TNT HD NEW! 407 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER VERSUS HD NEW! 408 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER PALLADIA HD NEW! 411 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER TBS HD NEW! 421 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER CNN HD NEW! 423 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER TLC HD NEW! 425 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER FOX NEWS CHANNEL HD NEW! 428 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER AMC HD NEW! 429 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER ABC FAMILY HD NEW! 444 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER DISNEY HD NEW! 445 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER FX HD NEW! 451 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER NFL NETWORK HD NEW! 406 NEW! HD DIGITAL PREFERRED OR HD SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT PACK SCIENCE CHANNEL HD NEW! 446 NEW! HD DIGITAL PREFERRED SPEED HD NEW! 450 NEW! HD DIGITAL PREFERRED NFL REDZONE HD NEW! 390 NEW! HD SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT PACK HBO HD NEW! 301 OR 416 NEW! HBO PREMIUM CINEMAX HD NEW! 319 OR 417 NEW! CINEMAX PREMIUM SHOWTIME HD NEW! 339 OR 418 NEW! SHOWTIME PREMIUM 1Subscription to the corresponding standard definition level of service, HD service, HDTV and HD Set-Top Box are required. Not available on Digital Adapters. Attention Comcast Cable Customers in Belle Glade, Clewiston, Pahokee, and South Bay: Effective November 15, 2011, the following changes will occur to your channel lineup and service levels: HIGH-DEFINITION1 CHANNEL NAME CURRENT CHANNEL NUMBER NEW CHANNEL NUMBER (IFAPPLICABLE CURRENT SERVICE LEVEL NEW SERVICE LEVEL (IF APPLICABLE) UNIVERSAL HD NEW! 409 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER A&E HD NEW! 410 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER VELOCITY HD NEW! 412 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER FOOD NETWORK HD NEW! 414 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER HGTV HD NEW! 415 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER USA HD NEW! 420 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER HISTORY HD NEW! 422 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER DISCOVERY CHANNEL HD NEW! 424 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER ANIMAL PLANET HD NEW! 426 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER SYFY HD NEW! 427 NEW! HD DIGITAL STARTER NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC HD NEW! 413 NEW! HD DIGITAL PREFERRED STARZ HD NEW! 369 OR 419 NEW! STARZ PREMIUM 1Subscription to the corresponding standard definition level of service, HD service, HDTV and HD Set-Top Box are required. Not available on Digital Adapters. STANDARD DEFINITION1 CHANNEL NAME CURRENT CHANNEL NUMBER NEW CHANNEL NUMBER (IFAPPLICABLE CURRENT SERVICE LEVEL NEW SERVICE LEVEL (IF APPLICABLE) NASA CHANNEL 2 NOT AVAILABLE LIMITED BASIC NOT AVAILABLE AZTECA AMERICA (WTVX) NEW! 611 NEW! LIMITED BASIC LA TV (WTVX) NEW! 615 NEW! LIMITED BASIC ESTRELLA TV (WPBF) NEW! 616 NEW! LIMITED BASIC V-ME (WXEL) NEW! 617 NEW! LIMITED BASIC DISCOVERY EN ESPANOL NEW! 601 NEW! CABLELATINO CNN EN ESPANOL NEW! 602 NEW! CABLELATINO FOX DEPORTES NEW! 603 NEW! CABLELATINO TR3S NEW! 605 NEW! CABLELATINO HISTORY EN ESPANOL NEW! 606 NEW! CABLELATINO CINELATINO NEW! 608 NEW! CABLELATINO VIENDOMOVIES NEW! 609 NEW! CABLELATINO CINE MEXICANO NEW! 610 NEW! CABLELATINO ESPN DEPORTES NEW! 612 NEW! CABLELATINO GOL TV NEW! 622 NEW! CABLELATINO LA FAMILIA COSMOVISION NEW! 626 NEW! CABLELATINO TV COLOMBIA NEW! 630 NEW! CABLELATINO TV CHILE NEW! 631 NEW! CABLELATINO MUN2 NEW! 636 NEW! CABLELATINO 1Digital Device is required to receive this service and additional charges may apply. Please call 1-800-COMCAST(800-266-2278) with any questions or concerns. GENERALINFORMATION: After a notice of a re-tiering of a video service, you may change your level of service at no additional ch arge for a period of 30 days from the effective date of the change. Otherwise, changes in the services you receive at your req uest may be subject to the upgrade or downgrade charge listed on the annual rate card. Prices are exclusive of applicable franchise fees a nd related costs, FCC user fees and taxes. For customers with commercial accounts or bulk rate arrangements, some product, pri cing and other information may not apply. Upon proper notice, all pricing, programming, channel locations and packaging are subject to change .Attention Comcast Cable Customers in Okeechobee: Effective November 15, 2011, the following changes will occur to your channel lineup and service levels: 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Obituaries should be submitted by sending e-mail to obits@newszap.com. Customers m ay also request photos and links to online g uest books. A link to the obituaries is a vailable at www.newszap.com. A Roswell Harrington Jr.PAHOKEE — A. Roswell Harrington Jr., age 60, of Pahokee, died at his home on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011. Roswell was born in Pahokee and grew up in Canal Point. He was a graduate of Palm Beach J unior College and Florida Atlantic University (FAU), earning a B.S. degree in Middle School Education in Science and a M.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling, both from FAU. Most recently he was a Manager of Keen Development Corp. He was an active member of the Canal Point United Methodist Church, being involved on both the local and conference levels of his church, having been trained as a lay speaker and active in the Fellowship of Small Membership Churches. Roswell taught elementary science and w orked as an elementary guidance counselor at J efferson Davis Middle School and Belle Glade Elementary School; served as a Counselor for Florida’s Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services; farmed with his father; worked for Sameh S El Dagarr and Sam’s Investment Corp.; and was been very involved in many community organizations, among them Glades Technical Advisory Committee (GTAC), the Glades Economic Forum, Canal Point Renewal, Glades Eco-Farm Tours, Canal Point Lion’s Club, Canal Point Volunteer Department, creation of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST), and the Palm Beach County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), trying to ensure that the Glades area received the respect it deserves and that its quality of life not only is maintained but improved. He was a gleaning coordinator for the Society of St. Andrew and currently involved in the East Beach Family Emergency Depot. Roswell was the son of A. R. & Gladys (Folsom) Harrington, both deceased. Roswell is survived by his son, Jeffrey B. Harrington (Karelia) of Washington, D.C.; two sisters, Janette Campbell (Glenn) of Canal Point, and their daughter Eleanor Campbell (Trevor Longino), and Nancy Thompson (Ray) and their two sons Bryant C. and Louis E. Thompson of Sumter, S.C., and Patricia Evans Harrington (former wife) of LaBelle. A third nephew, William B. Campbell preceded him in death. Visitation was Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Canal Point United Methodist Church. Funeral was held on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m. at the Canal Point United Methodist Church. His internment followed at Woodlawn Cemetery, 1295 South Dixie, West Palm Beach. The family requests that in lieu of owers, memorials be given in his name to the Canal Point United Methodist Church, 2nd Street, Canal Point, FL 33438, and designated for the Harrington Memorial Fund for Youth Camp Scholarships. Arrangements made by Glades Funeral Chapel in Belle Glade.Benjamin Sanford, 80CLEWISTON — Benjamin Sanford, 80, of Clewiston, passed away Oct. 4, 2011. Ben was born on Oct. 12, 1930, in Greenwood, Miss., to the late Benjamin F. Sanford, Sr. and the late Frankie (Sally) Sanford. He graduated from Greenwood high School Class of 1948. Ben played the trumpet both in high school and college band. Upon graduating with a degree in Engineering from Mississippi State University he moved to Clewiston in 1953 and worked for United States Sugar Corporation for 43 years. Ben loved Clewiston “America’s Sweetest Town.” He proudly served on the Clewiston Fire Department for 56 years. He was a Certi ed Fire Fighter/ rst responder. Ben loved ying. He was a pilot with the Civil Air Patrol for many years and served on the Hendry County Airport advisory board. He was honored with the Outstanding Community Service Award of Clewiston in 2009. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church, a Mason, avid golfer, pilot, computer tech and photographer. Ben could x anything and had a strong passion for learning new things. His love of music has inspired his children and grandchildren. Ben is survived by his wife Margie of 60 years; his children, Ben Allison Sanford of Okeechobee, Stacey (Andy) Gordon of Virginia Beach, Rebecca (Vinnie) Burgess of San Diego; his grandchildren, Ben Quinn, James Sanford, Herald Sanford, Carley Gordon, Aubrey Gordon and Chris Burgess. He is also survived by his brother Dewey (Patricia) of Grenada, Miss. A memorial service is planned for Thursday, Nov. 3, at the First Baptist Church in Clewiston at 2 p.m. In lieu of owers, those desiring may make contributions to the First Baptist Church of Clewiston or a charity of choice.Rita M. Herrington, 81MOORE HAVEN — Rita M. Herrington, age 81, of Moore Haven died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at Hendry Regional Medical Center of Clewiston, Fla. Rita was born Oct. 22, 1929, in Bow, N.H. She is the daughter of the late Ernest and the late Cora (Klein) Nedeau. She married Jim Herrington. She was a stay at home housewife and mother. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church of Moore Haven. She is survived by her husband, Jim Herrington; one daughter, Brenda Updyke; and four sons, William Herrington, David Herrington, Kevin Herrington, Steve Herrington; one sister, Ruby Craig; many grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. The Memorial service was 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Saint Martin’s Episcopal Church, 207 North W.C. Owen Ave., Clewiston, with Rev. Samuel Thomas Ph.D. of ciating, with a reception following at the American Legion in Moore Haven. Memorials are suggested to be given to your favorite charity in Rita’s name. Arrangements are being handled by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston.Mary Elizabeth Pilkington MoorePALMDALE — Mary Elizabeth Pilkington Moore, born June 20, 1924, passed away on July 26, 2011. A celebration of Mary’s life will be held at the Palmdale Baptist Church at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15. Mary attended Miami Senior High School, and was the Salutatorian during her junior year. Prior to retiring to Palmdale (Florida) with her husband Joseph F., Sr. (deceased), Mary used her culinary expertise working in the cafeteria at the old Midway Mall Southern Bell of ce. She spent many years working in the City of Miami’s PBA Canteen during the tenure of some of Miami’s nest chiefs, including Headley, Garmire, and Watkins. One of her rst jobs was that of driver for Miami Linen and Laundry Service/Home Diaper Delivery, a luxury service compared to home-washing (disposable diapers were unheard of). Her most demanding job was that of mother and homemaker to Joseph, Jr. (deceased), William (Susan), Carolyn (Dennis Howard), Gayle (Barnette Gunn, IV), Judi (J. James Donnellan, III), Rosh, and Andrew (Barbara). Predeceased by six siblings, she is survived by her sister, Frances (Don) Pierce of Cape Coral, her brother, Daniel (Jean) Pilkington of Miami, and sister-in-law, Edith (Edward, recently deceased) Moore of Miami. Surviving her are 24 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren, in addition to two greatgreat-grandchildren, and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, in-laws, and out-laws. She was predeceased by her grandson, Jerry Parks. Her best friend, Esta Douglass, has continued to provide the family with guidance and support. Memorials in Mary’s name to the church’s Building Fund, or to a charity of your choice, will be treasured. For information/directions, phone 305-596-6155 or 863-675-2880. 6 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011 OBITUARIES BY STATEPOINTDo you wish for a little more time in your busy schedule to spend with the kids, friends or even just by yourself? “Most American moms average nearly 7.5 hours per day on parenting tasks, while dads clock an average of 4.3 hours per day,” says parenting expert Dr. Michele Borba. “That’s an extra 1150 hours of parenting duty for moms each year.” In fact, nearly 70 percent of working moms have an hour or less to themselves each day, according to the “Moms Who Do More” National Report, commissioned by VTech. If you feel like your “me time” has been completely tapped out, Dr. Borba is offering some fresh ideas on ways moms can nd time for themselves yet still teach, nourish and nurture their children. More than 60 percent of moms want help with parenting but are afraid to ask. If you opt out of the “supermom” myth, you’ll probably nd that other moms feel just as stressed as you. And if you ask for help, you may be surprised by the friends and family members who come to your aid. Synchronize your online time with your child. A tech toy, like VTech’s web-enabled Tote & Go Laptop, will let your child emulate Mommy while having fun. And with 20 learning activities, online downloads and a pretend “social network,” this is a great way to teach your child about responsible tech habits. Whether it’s your friends, your playgroup or the ladies you see at the coffee shop daily, most moms are going through the same issues as you and want relaxation time with friends. Plan fun events and activities that act as a support system and let you have some girl time while the kids play. Get a small group of moms organized to plan tasks weekly, such as dinner preparation. Everyone splits the ingredient list and takes turns hosting a cooking night. Playtime can easily be repurposed as a learning opportunity for kids, but parents often ignore this in favor of traditional methods. Sometimes, kids need a break. When they return from school, let them de-compress with educational games and toys. For example, a realistic-looking children’s laptop with a color screen, like the Brilliant Creations Advanced Notebook, lets grade school children have fun while improving their skills in language arts, science, math, foreign languages and other areas. For more fun learning ideas, visit www. vtechkids.com. Great Tips For Busy Moms

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BY ROBERT H. WELLS UFBacteria that could potentially help corals resist the devastating disease white pox have been found by researchers at the University of Florida and Mote Marine Laboratory. The ndings could help maintain the health of Florida's coral reefs, which bring in billions of dollars to the state annually and are important for tourism, sheries, shoreline protection and pharmaceutical research. "Coral reefs are a major attraction for tourists in Florida," said Max Teplitski, a microbiologist and an associate professor at UF's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. "They support the economies of South Florida, and they're also important for sheries and, in general, healthy ecosystems." "Unfortunately, in the past 20 years, corals have been degrading due to global environmental changes and direct human impacts, like over shing and other pressures," he said. "And also, diseases have been wiping out stressed corals in South Florida." White pox is caused by Serratia marcescens, a bacterium that commonly occurs in feces of animals and is capable of attacking a variety of animals and plants. To combat white pox, Teplitski and a team of researchers began studying the interactions between the pathogen that causes the malady and other microorganisms that live on corals. Their ndings are detailed in a study Teplitski co-authored in this month's issue of The ISME J ournal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology. Corals are ancient creatures that recruit microorganisms such as bacteria to protect themselves from disease. Their characteristic structure is built by animals known as polyps. In the study, the researchers screened several hundred bacteria isolated from coral and non-coral polyps for the ability to help ward off w hite pox. The researchers found four bacteria that stopped white pox disease progression under controlled laboratory conditions and, to some degree, protected the polyps from getting sick. They also noted that polyps containing the bacteria survived white pox infection, whereas those without the bacteria died. Based on these results, scientists may begin checking individual polyps for the presence of bene cial bacteria before introducing them into a reef system as part of coral reef restoration. Kim Ritchie, senior scientist and manager for the marine microbiology program at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, said Florida's coral reefs are some of the sickest in the world. "They seem to be in the worst shape," said Ritchie, a co-author of the study. "But the more we can learn about the balance of bene cial bacteria and pathogenic bacteria, the easier it will be to help the coral reefs in the Keys become healthier." The research was funded by sales of Protect Our Reefs specialty license plates, a statewide program administered by Mote Marine Laboratory Inc. Learn more at www.mote.org/4reef. Study authors also include Ali Alagely, a former UF undergraduate student, and Cory Krediet, a doctoral student in the interdisciplinary ecology program at UF's School of Natural Resources and Environment. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 HERE’S MY C HERE’S MY C ARD! ARD!These hometown businesses appreciate your support! $90for 6 Weeks Call 863-983-9148 or e-mail us at slakeadsales@newszap.com to learn more! 7 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011 Bene cial Bacteria Can Help Keep Florida Coral Healthy PHOTO / TYLER JONESPolyps are shown growing in a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences laboratory. To help combat the devastating disease of coral known as white pox, researchers at the University of Florida and Mote Marine Laboratory began researching the interactions between the pathogen that causes the malady and other microorganisms that live on coral. They screened several hundred bacteria isolated from coral and non-coral polyps and found four bacteria that stopped white pox disease progression under controlled laboratory conditions and, to some degree, protected the polyps from getting sick. Average retail gasoline prices in Florida have fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.34/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.42/g, according to gasoline price website, FloridaStateGasPrices.com. Including the change in gas prices in Florida during the past week, prices yesterday were 57.9 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 25.2 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 24.0 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 61.8 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. "After oil prices brie y dropped to $75/bbl in the last two weeks, we've seen a mini-rally take place, driving prices up to a more recent mark of $82/bbl. The volatility we continue to see in oil prices isn't surprising, and will likely continue as a fragile economy and some upbeat investors play the market," said Patrick DeHaan, GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst. "What this means for motorists is a continued roller coaster ride at the gas pump. While I don't expect a huge of movement in either direction, these up and down uctuations in gas prices will become the norm ahead of a volatile Spring 2012 time period," DeHaan adds. Gas Price Update

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 HENDRY COUNTY SEMI-ANNUAL RESIDENTIAL CURBSIDENON-COMPLIANT YARD WASTE PICK UP October 24, through October 28, 2011This cleanup is for a ONE TIME PASS THROUGH in each area. Yard Waste must be placed at your curb by 6 am on the day of your areas' collection. Any yard waste found to be placed after the pass through will be subject to the guidelines set forth in the Hendry County Code of Ordinances.Pickup Requirements for this one-time event are as follows: • Placed within 6 feet of roadside curb in front of residence (bundling or containers not required) • No stumps or tree trunks • Limbs and branches are not to exceed 4 feet in length or 4 inches in diameter • No vacant lot piles will be collected YARD WASTE = Branches, Limbs, Grass, Brush or Plant Clippings, and Leaves from normal residential landscaping.WHEN IN DOUBT, CALL BEFORE YOU PUT YOUR YARD WASTE OUT!Special Districts (863) 675-5252 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Hendry County Special Districts/Waste Management is proud to sponsor:FREE FREE FREE FREERESIDENTIALCOMMUNITY CLEANUPBRING LARGE € BRING SMALL € WE WANT IT ALL!OCT. 24, 2011 TO OCT. 28, 2011 € 7:00 AM TO 4:00 PM SATURDAY, OCT. 29, 2011 € 7:00 AM TO 12:00 PM.Residents can dispose of waste at either location below: LaBelle Transfer Station€ 1360 Forestry Division Road 863-675-3373 Clewiston Transfer Station € 1350 Olympia Avenue 863-983-9424ACCEPTED W ASTE MA TERIALS WHITE GOODS Washers, Stoves, Hot Water Heaters Also accepted at the Recycle Center in LaBelle Monday thru Friday 7:30 am to 3 pm FURNITURE Sofas, Mattresses, Chairs CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS Lumber, Roofing Materials, Drywall, Glass, Tiles, Wire Clewiston: Wednesday/Thursday/Saturday LaBelle: Wednesday/Friday/Saturday YARD WASTE Full trees and Oversized Stumps must meet transfer station guidelines: 4 feet in length and 4 inches in diameterHAZARDOUS OR SPECIAL WASTES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AT THE TRANSFER STATIONSFREE FREE FREE FREERESIDENTIALTOXIC ROUND-UPTAKE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE TO EITHER LOCATION BELOW:LaBelle Household Hazardous Waste Center € 1360 Forestry Division Road € 863-674-4162 Monday Through Friday 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM Clewiston Household Hazardous Waste Center € 1381 Evercane Road € 863-674-4162 Call for an Appointment ACCEPTED HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS MA TERIALS Insecticides, Pesticides € Herbicides € Motor Oil € Liquid Paint and Thinners Furniture Polishes and Waxes € Brake Fluid € Transmission Fluid € Household Cleaners Propane Tanks€ Electronics € Swimming Pool Chemicals € Fluorescent Bulbs € Mercury ThermometersSpecial Districts Office: (863) 675-5252 for more information PROOF of RESIDENCY REQUIRED € Commercial waste subject to normal disposal fees 9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011

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Grid Iron GloryBY PASTOR JOHN HICKS First United Methodist ChurchFootball. It’s a game, yes, and much more. Playing football taught me teamwork. It also forced me to ask myself if I was willing to let my aws be revealed so I could do something about them. What’s more, football taught me that talk is cheap. We could boast about what we were going to do, but it wasn’t until we proved it on the eld that the truth was revealed. On the playing eld of life, God’s team and the Devil’s team engage in erce competition, each one trying to move in directions the other one doesn’t want to go, each one trying to score touchdowns. God has given us a three-instruction team playbook for life in this game. Follow it, and we are sure to score. First, leave the bleachers and benches and get in the game. Disciples of Jesus are not spectators in the stands. Disciples of Jesus do not sit on the bench or park in the pews. Disciples of Jesus are players on the eld. As players in this game we are important; so is how we play the game. What each of us contributes can help move the team forward to the goal of our high calling. Second, remember that the huddle is not the game. Huddles aren’t bad. We need huddles to make sure everyone is on the same page and all signals are clear. Even Jesus traveled and huddled w ith a “team.” In any contest, victory is gained through a combination of strength, skill, and good timing. Good timing comes from knowing when to huddle, and when to break and run a play. Christian life uses the huddle as a place to check in, keep signals straight, and con rm the play. But the game is not in the huddle. In fact, spend too long discussing things in the huddle and we will be penalized for delay of game. We will nd ourselves moving the wrong w ay down the eld. We huddle up on Sunday morning in order to hike out into a Monday world. That’s where the play-action takes place. Third, we need to always keep the ball in play. W hatever happens, don’t drop the ball! Even w hen our mission is tackled by opponents or set back by situations beyond our control, we can keep the gospel in play by pitching it to others alongside us or by passing it to those in front. Sometimes even a “Hail Mary” might be in order, but whatever happens, keep the ball in play. Those who quit before the game is over will never know the rewards that only the nishers can enjoy. We score by keeping on keeping on for Him!Wealth: Is It Only About Money and Possessions?BY REV. SAM S. THOMAS, PH. D.+ Saint Martins ChurchIt has been an interesting past week. People are gathering on Wall Street and throughout the country in major cities protesting the inequities between the “haves” and the “have-nots.” Seven hundred were arrested for blocking traf c and other disruptions. I am not used to hearing about such things in American cities. Interviewers gained different opinions about just what the issues were, but the most certain thing was that protesters are concerned about the few who seem to have amassed all of the wealth and the great numbers who have a declining lifestyle and standard of living. I was not as struck by the demonstrations in the streets that have been going on in Greece for some weeks now, nor the student protests in Spain and complaints about a shaky economy there. I just was not prepared to see such complaints and mass demonstrations here in the U. S. There was that Boston Tea Party 240 years ago when people said “enough” and this nation got underway; are we seeing a modern version of changes to come that may be just as radical and life-changing? There is a parable about a “certain ruler” who has led a good life; at least as he understood it. He asks the Lord “What must I do to inherit eternal life? (Luke 18:18ff).” Jesus reminds him about keeping the commandments; don’t commit adultery, don’t steal, don’t give false testimony, honor your father and mother (v. 20). The ruler assures Jesus that he has done all of these things, since he was a boy. I can imagine his being pleased at that moment and feeling “Aha, now I’ve got it made!” Then comes the confrontation; “You still lack one thing. Sell what you have and give to the poor!” A famous passage follows shortly thereafter, “Indeed it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God (v.25).” Upon hearing this, the crowds ask, “Who then can be saved?” The answer is that, “What is impossible with men is possible with God.” I have come to see richness as being relative. We see ourselves as poor when others would see us as rich. People that we might regard as poor would consider themselves rich in their world. Isn’t what we value what makes us rich or poor and not the accumulation of wealth per-se? I’ve heard the term “poor health” referring to a kind of impoverishment that has nothing to do with money. Likewise we speak of “Poor ... (someone)” when they have suffered a loss of a loved one or failed at some important task in their lives. When I see Jesus’ conclusion, “What is impossible with men,” I hear Him talking about our values; these are our real riches. The rest? When we see and choose the real wealth; we’ll know what to do with worldly wealth. Sharing is about loving, worldly wealth is a means of showing spiritual richness.Just a ChristianBY JACKIE MILLER, EVANGELIST First Christian ChurchHas it ever occurred to you that you can be just a “Christian?” Nothing more or less than a plain “Christian?” Yes, even in the midst of the religious confusion of our creed-bound, denomination-divided age, it is possible for you to be just a plain “Christian.” What does it mean to be just a Christian? Well, being a Christian means so much more than merely being a good moral person, more than giving mental assent to a certain belief, more than having one’s name on a church roll. Being just a Christian means to trust and obey Jesus Christ just as the early Christians did back in Bible days in the rst century. It means going back beyond all the distinctive Catholic and Protestant doctrines of today to nd Christ just as He is revealed in the New Testament Scriptures. You see, there were no different denominations in the beginning of Christianity. The early disciples were all one body. They were called simply “Christians” (Acts 11:26). They did not follow different creeds but were guided by the “faith once and for all delivered to the saints (Jude 3).” The New Testament Scriptures, rst as the spoken word and later as it was written down b y “holy men of God” as they were guided by the Holy Spirit, were their only rule of faith and practice. We have these same scriptures today and can reproduce the same pure Christians which ourished in the rst century after Christ. We can be just plain “Christians”. To nd out the details of how you can become and remain just a Christian like Peter, Paul and Matthew, you must open the scriptures and read for yourself. We suggest that you begin with the book of “Acts.” You will nd how Jesus built one church, and God added everyone who obeyed the gospel o f Christ to this non-denominational church, the body of Christ (Matt. 16:18; Acts 2:47). The Bible teaches that you will be added to the same body today when you believe in Jesus as God’s Son, repent of your sins, confess faith in Jesus Christ, and are baptized for remission o f sins to receive the Holy Spirit. Why not become just a Christian and wor k and worship in the fellowship of those who are just “Christians.” 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011 RELIGION COLUMNS Your community directory is a click away! newszap.com Free Speech Free Ads

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011 Submitted PhotoBook fairParents enjoyed the book fair at West Glades during a parent conference night on Sept. 29. The week-long book fair raised $1,00 0. Those funds will be put toward books for class studies and reward incentives for reading. ‘Under New Management’: U-Save Closes, Moore Haven to remain openBY JOSE JESUS ZARAGOZA Glades County DemocratDean Younkman got up like he did every other Monday – he put on his red polo U-Save shirt with black trim and went to get something to eat before reporting to work. He started his routine walk to the Clewiston store that morning, stopping at Common Grounds, a Clewiston coffee shop, along the way. He thought about the work ahead – he would bag merchandise for customers, collect shopping carts from the parking lot, and help folks with their groceries – when the coffee shop owner stopped him to ask, “Didn’t you hear? USave is closed.” “Nobody told me,” said Dean. About a block from the shop, the store was abandoned, as though it had been for years. White butcher tape across the glass doors obscured the inside of the business, and a manila envelope-sized sign declared: “Store Closed.” The 15-year-employee was at a loss for words. What was he going to do now, he was asked? “I don’t know. I’m going to take the week off, look for a job and see what happens,” he said. Dean wasn’t the only employee laid off unceremoniously. Another employee, a butcher at U-Save, got the call on Sunday night, just hours before he was scheduled to come in to work his regular shift of 7 a.m. to noon, or “whenever I got done cutting meat;” his schedule as of late was never set in stone. Rumblings of store employees just days before feared the worst. The LaBelle U-Save had been closed on Friday night, and employees wondered if the same was to happen to the Clewiston store. Other locations, such as Moore Haven, Belle Glade and Okeechobee are uncertain as well. The butcher didn’t want any surprises. “I talked to the (Clewiston) store manager on Saturday asking him, ‘are we going to close our store?’ He said no. He doubted that they would. He said they were going to keep the store open,” said the employee. Calls to U-Save’s parent company, S&O Holdings, went unreturned. The Oqab Group af liate, based in Ft. Myers, took ownership of the stores in September of 2010. Oqab owns and operates 15 supermarkets in Central and South Florida. The press release announcing the purchase states: U-Save stores will “continue to serve their local communities as they have for the past fty to eighty years.” Just a little more than a year later, the operations are folding down at an alarming rate. As of the writing of this article, the Clewiston and LaBelle stores were shut down, while U-Save stores in Belle Glade, Okeechobee and Moore Haven continued with their operations. With owners refusing comment, there was no explanation available for the closings. The grocery stores did have their share of trouble, however. The Clewiston U-Save was the subject of an article in The Clewiston News last month. The store had been the focus of several food and safety inspections resulting in poor marks conducted by the U.S.D.A. In light of the reports of improper storage of food items and unsanitary conditions throughout the building, employees also revealed that they were experiencing difculty getting paid on time. One employee remarked being paid on time just four times in the year since the Oqab Group took over. The conditions were so dire there, he said, that suppliers were requiring cash on delivery for all purchases made by the store. Employees were embarrassed after the article appeared, but hoped that it might offer the possibility of a resolution. Even if that meant the possibility of losing their jobs altogether, they agreed that something needed to be done. A day after he was red, the butcher wasn’t sure how he felt about the whole thing. “I’d be better if I was still working,” he said. Asked what his own next step was -the future of a person who specializes in carving meat being of limited industry -he offered half-seriously: “Hopefully, Save-A-Lot.”U-Save Staff Left With Bad Taste in Their MouthsPHOTO / JOSE ZARAGOZAThe U-Save deli at Clewiston, one of the stores closed down over the weekend.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Coaches clinic Oct. 18Calling all coaches for a Coaches Clinic Oct. 18 from 7-8 p.m. at the Beardsley Room at the John Boy Auditorium. Information on the coming season will be reviewed including expectations, criteria and changes on the 2012 Baseball/Softball season. For more information on coaching, contact theClewiston Recreation Department at 983-1492.Discounts are now available for early City of Clewiston Baseball and Softball registrations. Sign up between Oct. 1 and Nov. 30 and get $5 off each sign-up. Registrations must be done on-line at www.clewistonrecreation.com. Computers for registration are available at the public library and the youth center. Regular registration prices are: WeeBall, $40; TeeBall, $50; Coach Pitch boys/girls, $60; 9-15 boys and 10-15 girls, $70. Regular registration will be Dec. 1-Jan. 6. Late registration will be Jan. 7-13 with a $25 late fee.*Selected head coaches will receive 1 free child registration for the 2012 season. Head coaches will be required to umpire one game per week through the entire season. 12 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011 BY CHARLES M. MURPHY Glades County DemocratYearling avenged an early season loss to Pemayetv Emahakv with a 25-12 and 26-24 sweep of the Lady Seminoles in an exciting middle school v olleyball match held Wednesday in Okeechobee. Rachel Bryan had eight kills and one service ace and Cheyenne Nunez had six kills and two service aces while Jacie Harvey added 16 assists, three service aces and two kills for the Lady Bulls. Baylee Farless added four kills at the net for Y earling. The Seminoles had snapped Yearling’s 44 match winning streak in September and Yearling players said that served as a motivator for the return match on Wednesday. “My girls have really worked hard in practice,” Coach Bruce Conrad said, “We worked the last few practice on covering tips and we did serve much better.” Yearling played nearly awless volleyball in the rst game as they jumped to leads of 12-6 and 16-8 and were never really threatened. Bryan’s kill made it 17-8 and Nunez kill made it 20-11. The second game was a different story as the Lady Seminoles dug down deep and fought tooth and nail for every point. “We had some service problems in the second game,” Conrad noted, “We have to be on serve. Brighton is a good team you can’t say anything else.” The Seminoles held leads of 6-2, 9-6, 15-14, and their nal lead at 18-17. Yearling built a 24-21 lead as Bryan had a block at the net and a blind point but had ve match points before they were able to end the match. Bryan, only a sixth grader, said she expected a wild atmosphere lled with school spirit on both sides. “I kind of expected it. I’ve always played with older girls,” said Bryan. “You should have seen the match at their gym. They are a very spirited school.” Nunez ended the match with a kill off an excellent set by Harvey. She said she knew she had to hit the shot or her team would be disappointed. “That was like the best set in the world. I have worked hard on my kills and I got the shot that one time. I’ve very proud of myself and my whole team,” she added. Nunez said Yearling came out ready to play from the beginning and was determined to win the match. “We were ready. After that rst loss we were really heart broken but we kept our heads up and came out on our court today and were determined to beat this team,” said Nunez. “We showed we had heart and we never stopped playing volleyball.” Girls on both squads play for Big Lake Juniors and the match was played at a very high level. Tyra Baker, Kalgary Johns, Odessa King and Ralin Brown were among the Brighton players who had very strong matches Wednesday. Conrad said he looks forward to a great rivalry between the two schools, “This is like Yearling and Osceola used to be.” Bryan expects two years of great matches with Brighton. “They are a very good team and very hard to beat,” she said. “We proved we could beat them and I hope we beat them again and again.” Yearling Returns for Exciting Win SUBMITTED PHOTORalin Brown of Pemayetv Emahakv prepares to serve to Yearling defenders during an exciting and well-played volleyball match last Wednesday at Yearling.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011 PHOTO / LAURA MATHISFreshman Markeis Hallback with the carry for a Terrier Touchdown. PHOTO / LAURA MATHISVinton Lewis runs the ball in for another Terrier Touchdown. Terriers Win Their Homecoming Game WANT TO SUBMIT NEWS? e vents? | photos? | tips? | stories? Send us an e-mail at gcdnews@newszap.com

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 14 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011 PHOTO / LORIE WARDThe Middle School Terriers performed a running play as a LaBelle Bronco attempts to make the stop. PHOTO / LORIE WARDThe Middle School Terrier line takes the eld as one of the players makes a quick call reference. know it will shut you down,” he added. Jones said the county used to give these associations $5,000 per year but due to hard economic times has been unable to donate that money in the past few years. “I’m not in favor of imposing on you things you don’t have the nancial ability to maintain,” he added. Chairman Russell Echols said getting a handle on the legal and insurance liability the county faces has been the biggest issue with the commission. He said the option he favors is the county entering into management agreements with the community associations. County Attorney Richard Pringle said he has no problem with the option that the county continues to pay for the costs of the operation of these community association buildings. He said the county is responsible for the actions and activities that occur on these properties. ”I’m not saying any more community associations. I knew that making any change to the long time standing format would result in some discomfort. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do it.” He said the Community Association will still control, operate, and maintain the property but would do so under the guidelines and limits of a management agreement. “Having an oral agreement and handing over keys is not the best management practices the county could have at this time,” he noted. Commissioner Paul Beck said liability insurance would be too costly for these associations. He said he supports a uniform agreement around the county that can meet the needs of the county and these organizations. He supported a workshop to discuss the issue. “We want you protected so you can continue your service to the community,” he added. Mr. Pringle should have another draft document for the commission to review on Nov. 8. In other actions, the commission appointed Jeri Lynn Schlueter to the Glades County Public Library Advisory Board for a ve-year term. -Approved the replacement of navigational lights at Harney Pond at a cost of $525. Texas Aquatic Harvesting of Lake Wales received the contract. -Appointed Bonita Hyatt as a resident representative to the Enterprise Zone Development Agency in Moore Haven. -Requested bids for a new rehouse in Moore Haven. The conceptual plan includes a four-bay rehouse with a small of ce area complete with restrooms, and 1,350 square feet of storage space. The estimated cost of the building is $165,000. -The State Legislative Delegation will appear in Moore Haven on Friday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. at the Glades County School Board Of ces. -Top legislative priorities for the county this year include $5 million for a new Emergency Operations Center, and $400,000 for court house improvements. -The County also requested one large Heartland district for state legislative districts rather than multiple state house and senate districts. Glades County is currently included in one state house district and two senate districts. The City of Moore Haven is split between two Senators. -New ‘Welcome to Lakeport’ signs have been purchased by the Lakeport Community Association and will be installed in prominent places in the next few weeks. MeetingContinued From Page 1 School teacher, Crystal Drake, has entered the race for the Florida House of Representatives, District 77 seat (Glades, Hendry, Highlands and part of Collier counties). Mrs. Drake currently teaches middle school and is a former high school American Government teacher and Career Counselor who lives in Moore Haven with her husband of 32 years, J.W., works for a local pump company and they have a small beef cattle operation. They have two children, their oldest, Joey Drake is a cattle rancher, and is married to Erin (Dakin), who works on her family’s dairy farm in Myakka City where they are raising two children. The Drake’s daughter, Chelsa, is a third grade teacher and is married to Tuyl Oxer of Venus, also a cattle rancher, and they have two children. “My grandchildren have made me realize that the future of Florida is very important to me.” Many of Crystal’s experiences in the classroom produced her desire to serve in state government. “My students and I have done some very interesting, and at times controversial, research projects on issues such as: Lake Okeechobee and the Caloosahatchee River water conditions, the need for more power plants in Florida, and immigration issues that directly affected my students.” These projects, in addition to annual visits with students to Tallahassee, inspired Mrs. Drake to try to become part of the solution. “Hopefully, my former students will want to work with me on this grassroots political campaign. I am not a politician, so I need everyone’s help.” If you have any questions or issues you would like to discuss with Crystal or if you would like to work on her campaign, please feel free to contact her at 863-227-1023 or cdrake@ skyeone.com. Teacher to Run for Florida State House of Representatives Crystal Drake The Middle School Terriers Stomp Out the LaBelle Broncos 52-0

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Sometimes love needs a helping hand.{ Hes relying on you. And you ma y need some help. n e e d s o m e h e l p Especially if youre E s p e c i a l l y i f y o u  r e caring for c a r i n g f o r s omeone w h ose h ea l t h requires attention 2 4 / 7 At Hope HealthCare Services, we understand your role a s a caregiver. We support all y ou do with our comforting c are„coor d inating me d ica l nee d s, exp l aining options a n d provi d ing emotiona l gui d ance f or you an d y our loved ones. Together, we can h e l p y ou b ot h ma k e eac h d ay t h e b est possi bl e Let Hope be there for you Support a t h o me co mf o rtin g C ar e re s pite f or Caregiver s co mp ass i o n f or Familie s Every day is a gift. Toll free 800.8 35 .16 73 or HopeHCS.org 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011 BY MARGARET ENGLAND Hendry-Glades AudubonThe results have been tallied for the 6th Annual Hendry and Glades County North American Migration Count. Participants traveled by car, bicycle, boat, swamp buggy and on foot for the Sept. 17 bird survey. In Hendry County, 43 people observed 110 bird species and counted 32,111 individual birds. Glades County volunteers found 87 species for a total of 4,366 birds. The count helps create a snapshot of returning wintering birds, migrating birds moving though inland Florida and the area’s resident birds. Wintering water fowl, raptors and shore birds w ere reported. Scrub Jays were found in Muse and Eastern Bluebirds in Pioneer. One Marbled Godwit was reported on Lake Okeechobee. At Fisheating Creek, a Yellow-billed Cuckoo ew overhead. An American Kestrel was seen north of Lake Okeechobee. Flocks of Bobolink were sighted North and South of the Lake. Warblers, Owls, Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, and Woodpeckers were found during team and home counts. Over 11,800 Common Gallinule (formerly Moorhen) were reported. Some of the other common resident birds reported included Black Vultures which outnumbered the Turkey Vultures two to one. The Black V ulture is a fairly large stocky bird with a black body and dark gray wrinkled featherless head and short square tail. It has broad wings with a large whitish patch at the tip. They frequently ap their wings with quick choppy wing beats. Their wings are held horizontally when gliding or soaring. Black Vultures are usually silent but can make soft hisses or barks. In natural settings their main diet is carrion w hich they locate by sight. They will eat garbage, eggs, decomposing plant material, young mammals and birds. Vultures play an important park in the ecosystem by disposing of carrion that would be the breeding ground for diseases. In Florida, the Black Vulture will lay eggs on the ground, hollowed stump or fallen log from January to August. Incubation is usually 37 to 48 days with the young edging at 80 to 94 day. If you would like to participate in upcoming bird trips to STA5 or receive the October – December 2011 Hendy-Glades Audubon digital newsletter, e-mail Margaret England at sta5birding@ embarqmail.com or call 863-674-0695 or 863-5170202. The schedule of STA5 trips through December 2012 and upcoming Hendry-Glades Audubon programs is available on the HGAS website at www.hendrygladesaudubon.org New and current Hendry-Glades Audubon Society “Facebook Friends” will be entered in a monthly drawing for a “Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America” during October, November and December 2011. “Like” the Hendry-Glades Audubon Society Facebook to enter the next drawing and to nd out who is October’s winner. Inland Birdwatching Fun: Black Vulture Margaret England PHOTO / MARGARET ENGLANDBlack Vulture at Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 DENTAL1 1 8 6 3 9 8 3 9 1 4 8 WEIGHTLOSS HEALTHCARE DERMATOLOGYi i n t h e Clewiston News, Glades County Democrat & The Sun C a l l T o A d v e r t i s e 16 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 C a l l T o A d v e r t i s e Clewiston News, Glades County Democrat & The Sun 1 8 6 3 9 8 3 9 1 4 8 DERMATOLOGY DENTAL 17 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011 Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light northwest wind. Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light east wind.Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind between 5 and 8 mph. Weather forecast for Hendry, Glades, and Western Palm Beach counties collected from the National Weather Service. WEATHER Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind between 3 and 6 mph. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. 11.24 feetabove sea levelLAKE LEVEL Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind between 3 and 10 mph.

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Central County Water Control is accepting applications for the following position:CLUBHOUSE SUPERVISORThis position is subject to the District’s Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace program, and among other quali cations, must have high school diploma or equivalent, bi-lingual a plus, knowledge of sports, self motivated, some clerical skills and computer knowledge needed, ability to plan, organize and implement recreation programs, be able to pass CPR, First aid, and Lifeguard testing, able to become a certi ed pool operator, knowledge and skills needed to maintain interior and exterior of clubhouse, able to operate a variety of machinery, able to supervise and assist staff in day to day duties. Apply in person at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, between the hours of 7am to 5pm Monday Thursday. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 22-2010-CA-000041 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, vs. STEPHEN J. REYNOLDS A/K/A STEPHEN JOSEPH REYNOLDS; PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION F/K/A NATIONAL CITY BANK; RICHARD GAGNON A/K/A RICHARD E. GAGNON; TRICIA K. GAGNON A/K/A TRICIA KATHLEEN GAGNON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TRICIA K. GAGNON A/K/A TRICIA KATHLEEN GAGNON; JANET K. REYNOLDS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF STEPHEN J. REYNOLDS A/K/A STEPHEN JOSEPH REYNOLDS; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) ; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resetting Foreclosure Sale Date dated the 23rd day of September, 2011, and entered in Case No. 22-2010-CA-000041, of the Circuit Court of the 20TH Judicial Circuit in and for Glades County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. is the Plaintiff and STEPHEN J. REYNOLDS A/K/A STEPHEN JOSEPH REYNOLDS, PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION F/K/A NATIONAL CITY BANK, RICHARD GAGNON A/K/A RICHARD E. GAGNON, TRICIA K. GAGNON A/K/A TRICIA KATHLEEN GAGNON, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TRICIA K. GAGNON A/K/A TRICIA KATHLEEN GAGNON, JANET K. REYNOLDS, UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall set to the highest and best bidder for cash at the FRONT STEPS, SOUTH DOOR OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 500 AVENUE J, MOORE HAVEN, FL 33471, 11:00 AM on the 10th day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: TRACT 3 OF THE HIGH PINE ESTATES UNIT NO. 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 132 AND 133 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES 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 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated this 28th day of Sept., 2011. If you are a person with a disability 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 Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at the Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. JOE FLINT Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: /S/ Julie Braddock Deputy Clerk Law Of ce 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 399462 GCD 10/13,20/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 09001270CA BANKUNITED Plaintiff, vs. JORGE PEDROZA; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JORGE PEDROZA; MONTURE RANCH HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC,; UNKNOWN PERSON #1 IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; UNKNOWN PESON #2 IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 21, 2011, and entered in Case No. 09001270CA, of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida. BANKUNITED is Plaintiff and JORGE PEDROZA; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JORGE PEDROZA; UNKNOWN PERSON #1 IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; UNKNOWN PERSON #2 IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; MONTURA RANCH HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; 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, ADMINISTRATION BLDG, HENDRY CO. COURTHOUSE, AT 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE, LABELLE IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, at 11:00 a.m., on the 26th day of October, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE NORTH OF THE NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHWEST OF THE SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHWEST OF SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, A/K/A LOT NO. 2801, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES. 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 le a claim with 60 days after the sale. Dated this 26th day of September, 2011. BARBARA S. BUTLER As Clerk of said Court BY: /S/ J. Bevis 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 participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 25 East Hickpochee, LaBelle, Fl 33935, Phone No. (941 )3352299 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-8009558771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000 Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486 Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 398777 CN 9/29;10/6/2011IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 262008CA000653XXXXXX LASALLE BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR THE MLMI TRUST SERIES 2006-HE4, Plaintiff vs. ALEJANDRO CRUZ, et al., Defendants RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated February 1, 2010 and an Order Resetting Sale dated September 28, 2011, and entered in Case No. 262008CA000653XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein LaSalle Bank, N.A. as Trustee for the MLMI Trust Series 2006-HE4 is Plaintiff and ALEJANDRO CRUZ; MARIA DE JESUS ELIZONDO; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on the Second Floor in front of the Main Clerk’s Of ce at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL 33935 in Hendry County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 16th day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 4, BLOCK 2034, PORT LABELLE UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 60, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNERS AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who 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 Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901, and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED at LaBelle, Florida, on September 30, 2011. BARBARA BUTLER As Clerk, Circuit Court By: J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk SMITH, HIATT & DIAZ, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff PO Box 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 Telephone: (954) 564-0071 399306 CN 10/6,13/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 22-2008-CA-000114 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. DIANE E. PRATT, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Sale dated September 23, 2011 and entered in Case No. 22-2008-CA-000114 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for GLADES County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is the Plaintiff and DIANE E. PRATT; RANDALL S. PRATT; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at STEPS OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 3rd day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 79, LESS THE WEST 10 FEET THEREOF, IN TURKE Y CREEK SUBDIVISION IN SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 42 SOUTH, RANGE 30 EAST, AS PER MAPS OR PLATS THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 12170 ANCHOR LANE ORTONA; FL 33471 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 le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on September 28, 2011. Joe Flint Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ Julie Braddoc k Deputy Cler k Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08031480 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce 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 Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding.399439 CN 10/13,20/2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The Area Housing Commission of Clewiston, LaBelle, and Hendry County will hold the Regular monthly meeting on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 5:00 P.M. at The Greentree South Community Center in LaBelle, Florida, Hendry County. The Purpose of the meeting is to conduct the general business and consider any other mater that may be brought before The Housing Commission. Any person or persons wishing to appeal any decision made at such meeting must ensure that a verbatim record is made upon which the appeal is to be based. The meeting will include and business before the “Hendry County Non-Pro t Housing, Inc.”. Sincerely, Aida Barnhart, Executive Director Area Housing Commission 333338 CN/CB 10/13/2011 NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on 10/22/2011 at 11:00 AM at FORT KNOX SELF STORAGE, 1025 Commerce Drive, LaBelle, FL, the undersigned, FORT KNOX SELF STORAGE, will sell at Public Sale by competitive bidding, the personal property heretofore stored with the undersigned by: 863-675-1025 Caroline Cadet Unit M-19 Misc. Household Items Leon Taylor, Jr. Unit A-13 Misc. items Javier Jimenez Unit E-1 Misc. items Harold S. Carson Unit 213 Misc. Household Items 399953 CN 10/13,20/2011 NOTICE TO BIDDERS The School Board of Hendry County will be accepting sealed bids until October 27, 2011 for Bid #12-0001, 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT or equivalent, Speci cations will be available at the board’s nance of ce at 111 Curry Street in LaBelle. Call (863) 674-4100 to have the specs faxed or mailed. Hendry County School Board Matthew A. Beatty, Chairman 399810 CB/CN 10/13/2011 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: TIMS TOWING & RECOVERY gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 10/28/2011, 10:00 am at 74 S. INDUSTRIAL LOOP, LABELLE, FL 33935, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. TIMS TOWING & RECOVERY reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1993 Chevrolet 2G1FP22PXP2104573 399921 CN 10/13/2011 NOTICE TO PUBLIC The Hendry County Hospital Authority Board of Directors will conduct their monthly Board meeting on Monday, October 17, 2011 at 1:00 pm in the Conference Room at Hendry Regional Medical Center, 524 W. Sagamore Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440. The public is invited to attend.399771 CN 10/13/2011 PORT LABELLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT All meetings are held at the of ce of the District located at 3293 Dellwood Terrace, Port LaBelle, FL. For information call 863-675-5770. Regular Meeting Schedule October 1, 2011 September 30, 2012 The November meeting will be held on November 10, 2011 at 6:00 P.M. Meetings to be held the 4th Thursday of each month for the following months: January, 26, 2012 at 6:00 p.m March 22, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. May 24, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. July 26, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. The Budget process requires three advertised meetings which would be held in June and September for a total of eight meetings per year. Jennifer L. Derleth Chairman 399773 CGS/CB 10/13/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Clarinet I LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate 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 824 2008 1274329-01000010050 Hermanos Luna Inc. Commencing at the Southwest corner of Section 33, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, run N 86 degrees 22’00” E., along the South line of said Section 33, a distance of 626.00 feet to the centerline of State Road 29; thence N 03 degrees 51’ 00” W, along the centerline of State Road 29, a distance of 2486.80 feet; thence 86 degrees 30’00” E, 450.00 feet to a concrete monument and the Point-of-Beginning; thence N 86 degrees 30’00” E, 389.60 feet; thence S. 00 degrees 47’30” feet; thence S 86 degrees 26’00” W, 323.80 feet to a concrete monument; thence N 03 degrees 51’00” W, 1242.90 feet to the Point-of Beginning being in Section 33, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida. Less Tract A, Turkey Run as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 150, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida and Less the East and South 30 feet for road right-of-way. 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 certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 3rd day of November, 2011. Dated this 14th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 397837 CN 9/22,29 & 10/6,13/2011 DENTAL ASSISTANT Must have 1 yr exp. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred. Competitive salary & excellent bene ts. Fax resume to (863) 983-9604 or apply at FL Community Health Center, 315 South W. C. Owen Ave. Clewiston, FL. e-mail: hr@fchcinc.org EOE/DFWP NOTICEIndependent Newspapers will never accept any advertisement that is illegal or considered fraudulent. In all cases of questionable value, such as promises of guaranteed income from work-athome programs if it sounds too good to be true, chances are that it is. If you have questions or doubts about any ad on these pages, we advise that before responding or sending money ahead of time, you check with the Better Business Bureau at 772-878-2010 for previous complaints. Some 800 and 900 telephone numbers may require an extra charge, as well as long distance toll costs. We will do our best to alert our reader of these charges in the ads, but occasionally we may not be aware of the charges. Therefore, if you call a number out of your area, use caution.PROFESSIONAL DJALL music categories and events. Reasonable Rates! 863-675-3330 or e-mail Donn33920@yahoo.com Cruise Planners American Express Full Service Travel Agency. (863)983-2499 or (238)839-3413 2 BR 1 BA with central air, good location in Moore Haven. Ready to move in. $575/mo + $575 dep. Call Joe (305) 720-3322. Apartment for rent Belle Glade and South Bay. 2 BR 1 BA. $450/mo. $600 dep. (561)996-5420 CLEWISTON 1004 Johnson Rd., 2BR/1BA, $650 mo. + $550 sec., no inside pets. Call Tricia (863)228-6664 CLEWISTON 319 W. Trinidad, 2BR 1 BA, no inside pets. Call Tricia (863)228-6664. CLEWISTON 417 E. Trinidad, 3/1, $700/mo $600 Sec. No inside pets. Call Tricia (863)228-6664 CLEWISTON Move In Special, 3br, 2ba, $750/mo, $550/sec (863)677-0977 or (863)228-6664 RIVER HOME, off Hwy 80, 2BR 3BA, 2 car garage, Florida room, large corner lot. Walking distance to the golf course. $900/mo. (970)708-9993. BELLE GLADE 2 story brick home. 3 br., 2 ba. 3000 sq. ft. Lrg. kit. w/island. In-ground pool w/hot tub & screened patio. Wood & tile rs. 2 car carport, alarm system, hurricane shutters, & plenty indoor/outdoor storage. To see, must be pre-approved. Call: 561-261-9988. 14x65 Redman 2BR, 2BA, 2 carports, Florida RM, laundry room w/ac, 10x16 shed w/ac. Includes washer, dryer, stove, refrigerator, complete kitchen. In Tropical Mobile Home Park. $17,500 (863)228-0572. BANK REPO’S Starting at $15,000 Mobile Home Angels 561-721-2230 CLEWISTON 2005 Single 14x70. 3br/1ba. All appls. New hardwood rs. & storage bldg. (10x10). $39,900. 863-599-1231 or 715-392-2897. Doublewide, 3br, 2bath located on Sealy Road in Moore Haven. Only $49,900 Ready to move in with your good credit 863-673-4325 Large 28x80, 4br, 3 bath doublewide located in Horseshoe Acres $49,900. Ready to move in. Home being remodeled right now. Must be credit worthy 863-673-4325 North LaBelle 2008 doublewide 3br, 2ba like new on 3 lots, screened porch, shed, fenced yard, swing set, and sandbox. $65,000 Owner nancing 239-564-5415 Singlewide zone II 3br, 2 bath mobile home. Must go to Glades County only $7500. 863-673-4325 Long time Hendry County resident Nick Smith has joined the Sales Team at Langford Ford at 851 South Main Street in LaBelle. Nick invites you to stop by and see him and the full line of new “Built Ford Tough” fuel ef cient vehicles as well as the best selection of pre-owned cars, trucks and suv’s in South Florida. Nick can be called at 863-675-1686 Employment Full Time Employment Medical For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Business Opportunities Employment Full Time For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Disc Jockeys Travel For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Apartments Houses Rent Houses Rent For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Houses Sale For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Mobile HomeSale Mobile HomeSale For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Automobiles For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. Shop here first! The classified ads Find it faster. 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N N O T I C E O O F P P U B L I C H H E A R I N G C O R R E C T E D O O R D I N A N C E T T I T L E Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) will hold a public hearing on the following p etition on O c t o b e r 2 2 5 2 0 1 1 a a t 5 5 : 0 5 p p m at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave, LaBelle, Florida. The BCC will consider the recomm endation of the Local Planning Agency, and determine if the application is consistent with the Hendry County Comprehensiveand the Hendry County Land Development Code.Copies of the proposed resolution, files and information regarding the petition are available for public inspection at the Hend ry County Planning and Zoning Department, 165 South Lee Street, LaBelle, Florida, and may be viewed Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the matter. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at su ch meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings i s made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. P e t i t i o n N N u m b e r : RZ10-0002 A p p l i c a n t : Pedro and Rosalia Pereiro; represented by H.L. Bennett, P.E., P.L.S. O r d i n a n c e T T i t l e : AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, GRANTING A ZONING DISTRICT BOUNDARY CHANGE FROM THE GENERAL COMMERCIAL (C-2) Z ONING DISTRICT TO THE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT (PUD) ZONING DISTRICT ON 2.75+/ACRES FOR BOTH RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL USES; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT, SEVERABILITY; CODIFICATION AND SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. L o c a t i o n : 6299 South SR 29, LaBelle, FL P r o p e r t y s s i z e : 2.75 acres +/R e q u e s t : The applicant is requesting a rezone to allow residential and commercial uses. L e g a l d d e s c r i p t i o n o o f s s u b j e c t p p r o p e r t y : DESCRIPTION: FROM THE INTERSECTION OF THE NORTH LINE OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST WITH THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD 29, RU N S 345' E ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD 29, A DISTANCE OF 1524.30 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE N 8634' E, A DIS TANCE OF 450.00 FEET; THENCE S 345' E A DISTANCE OF 300.00 FEET; THENCE S 8634' W A DISTANCE OF 450.00 FEET; THENCE N 345' W A DISTAN CE OF 300 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LESS THE WESTERLY 50 FEET FOR ROAD RIGHT OF WAY OF STATE ROAD 29. BEING IN SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH RANGE 29 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND COMMONLY KNOWN AS BUSINESS LOTS 5-16 INCLUSIVE, SECTION F-2 LABELLE RANCHETTES. Darrell R. Harris, Chairman Hendry County Board of County Commissioners IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 11-783-DR Denise Munoz Zavala, Petitioner and Jaime Zavala, Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE T O: Jaime Zavala Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been led against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Denise Munoz Zavala, whose address is 1542 Joshua Blvd., Clewiston, Florida 33440 on or before October 31, 2011, and le the original with the clerk of this Court at 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, FL 33935, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce noti ed of your current address. (You may le Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk’s of ce. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: 9/20/2011 BARBARA S. BUTLER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: R. DeLa Cruz Deputy Clerk 398398 CGS 9/29;10/6,13,20/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 22-2009-CA-000230 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. HUGO VARGAS, et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Sale dated September 23, 2011 and entered in Case No. 22-2009-CA-000230 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for GLADES County, Florida wherein BANK OF A MERICA, N.A., is the Plaintiff and HUGO VARGAS; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF HUGO VARGAS N/K/A NATASHA VARGAS; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at STEPS OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 3rd day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 2, BLOCK 65, PORT LABELLE UNIT 102, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 66 THROUGH 87, PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A LOT 2 JABARA LANE 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 le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on September 28, 2011. Joe Flint Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ Julie Braddock Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 T ampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09087515 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce 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 Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding.399437 CN 10/13,20/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 11-CA-190 RUSSELL BLEDSOE, Plaintiff, vs. LINDA JUNE FRITZ, and all known or unknown persons claiming under or through them, unknown spouses, heirs devises, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against any known or unknown person who is known to be dead or is not known to be dead or alive, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION PROPERTY TO: LINDA JUNE FRITZ YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to quiet title on the following property in Glades County, Florida: Lot 5, Block 154, CITY OR TOWNSITE OF MOORE HAVEN, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 67, Public Records of Glades County, Florida; together; together with a 1999 MERI mobile home, #IDFLHML2B140421012, Title #76415406, which is permanently af xed to the property.has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to Travis W. Trueblood, LL.M. of Trueblood Law Group, PA., P.O. Box 1270, 805 U.S. Hwy 27 North, Suite 1, Moore Haven, Florida 33471, the Plaintiff’s attorney, and le the original with the Clerk of the Court of the above styled court on or before this 23rd day of November, 2011, otherwise a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 5th day of October 2011. JOE FLINT CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Julie Braddock Deputy Clerk 399758 CN 10/13,20,27 & 11/3/2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO. 2011-CP-11 In Re: Estate of BOBBY JOE HAYES, SR., a/k/a BOBBY JOE HAYES, Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of BOBBY JOE HAYES, SR., a/k/a BOBBY JOE HAYES, deceased, whose date of death was September 11, 2010, whose social security number is XXX-XX-6762, is pending in the Circuit Court for Glades County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 500 Avenue J, P.O. Box 10, Moore Haven, Florida 33471. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must le their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent must le 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 THE FLORIDA STATUTE 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 DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The rst publication of this notice is October 6, 2011. Personal Representative: Polly O. Hayes P.O. Box 854 Okeechobee, Florida 34973Attorney for Personal Representative:CONELY & CONELY, P.A. Post Of ce Drawer 1367 Okeechobee, Florida 34973 By: Tom W. Conely, III Florida Bar #096482 Telephone: (863) 763-3825 398965 GCD 10/6,13/2011 NOTICE: AUCTION on Friday, October 14, 2011 at 9:00 am at 1225 NW Avenue L, Belle Glade, Florida. • Property of Betty Robinson Halloween Decorations, Numerous Helmets & Shoulder Padding, Misc. boxes • Property of Tina Kitchen PS3, Pots, Portable Heater, Mattress, Microwave, Misc. Household items. • Property of Dorothy Walker Bicycle & Misc items • Property of Lorraine Clarke Speakers, 19” inch TV, HP Printer, HP Desktop, Generator 398744 SUN 10/6,13/2011 LEGAL NOTICE The following vehicles will be sold at public auction at Clewiston Towing 600 E Sugarland Hwy Clewiston Fl 33440 on Ocotober 24, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.: 2003 Oldsmobile, VIN: 1G3NL52E93C132177 399901 CN 10/14/2011NOTICE In accordance with 121.055 F.S., the Glades County Sheriff’s Of ce intends to designate the position of Finance Director for inclusion in the Senior Management Service Class of Florida Retirement System 399932 CN 10/13,20/2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Members of the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, will attend the Legislative Delegation Meeting to obtain and discuss information on legislative issues at 2:00 p.m. on October 14, 2011 at the LaBelle Civic Center, 481 Highway 80 West, LaBelle, Florida Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida Darrell R. Harris, Chairman 399989 CN/CB 10/13/2011 REQUEST FOR BIDS CONTRACT FOR PROFESSIONAL PEST CONTROL SERVICES BID NUMBER: 2012-01 OPENING DATE AND TIME: October 19, 2011@ 2:00 p.m. Sealed bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk’s Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida for the contract for professional pest control services for County buildings and facilities. Bids will be opened on October 19, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Clerk’s Of ce, second oor, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, Florida, 33935. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main St., LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce 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 preparation of a response to this bid, 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 entirety this bid, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. Darrell R. Harris, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 399363 CB/CN 10/6,13/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Alexandra Montiel the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate 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 1078 2006 1224432-01000340060 Szulim & Kuba Gruszka % Milton Gruszka Lot 6, Block 34, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 3rd day of November, 2011. Dated this 14th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. 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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate 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 3393 2008 4104329-01020310100 I.B. Victory Investements Inc. Lot 10, Block 2031, Port LaBelle Unit 1, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 50, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 3rd day of November, 2011. Dated this 14th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 397835 CN 9/22,29 & 10/6,13/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate 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 2537 2005 4104329-02020750230 John Bankston Lot 23, Block 2075, Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 3rd day of November, 2011. Dated this 14th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 397833 CN 9/22,29 & 10/6,13/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate 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 2301 2006 4104329-02020650160 Herman L. Zahn, Jr. And Donald W. Zahn Lot 16, Block 2065, Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 3rd day of November, 2011. Dated this 14th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 397834 CN 9/22,29 & 10/6,13/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate 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 2529 2005 4104329-02020690070 Jean Tomlinson c/o Cecil & Maureen Tomlinson Lot 7, Block 2069, Port La Belle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 3rd day of November, 2011. Dated this 14th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 397828 CN 9/22,29 & 10/6,13/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate 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 3403 2008 4104329-01020330310 Cornel & Peaches Davis Lot 31, Block 2033, Port LaBelle Unit 1, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 50, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 3rd day of November, 2011. Dated this 14th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 397830 CN 9/22,29 & 10/6,13/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate 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 3407 2008 4104329-020000L0080 Steven & Barbara Nesmith Lot L8, Block 2064, Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 3rd day of November, 2011. Dated this 14th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 397829 CN 9/22,29 & 10/6,13/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate 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 3509 2008 4104329-02020720100 Jorge Luis Artica Lot 10, Block 2072, Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 3rd day of November, 2011. Dated this 14th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 397831 CN 9/22,29 & 10/6,13/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate 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 3578 2008 4104329-030000L00030 Odilance Silien Lot L3, Block 2102, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2011 which is the 3rd day of November, 2011. Dated this 14th day of September, 2011. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 397836 CN 9/22,29 & 10/6,13/2011 NOTICE The public is hereby noti ed that the City of Clewiston Code Enforcement Special Magistrate will hold a public hearing on October 26, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. The hearing will be held in the Commission Chambers, 115 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida pursuant to Chapter 26 of the City of Clewiston’ s Code of Ordinances. All interested persons are invited to attend. In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, any person needing a special accommodation to participate in this matter should contact the City Clerk by mail at 115 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440, or by telephone at number (863) 983-1484, no later than three (3) days prior to the hearing or proceeding for which this notice has been given. Notice is hereby given, that any person wishing to appeal any decision made by the Code Enforcement Special Magistrate with respect to any matter considered at the meeting or hearing that is the subject of this advertisement/notice, will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may 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. CITY OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA Travis Reese, Community Development Director 399999 CN 10/13/2011 NOTICE OF ANNUAL LANDOWNERS MEETING AND ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING OF THE CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors for the Central County Water Control District will hold their annual landowners meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 28, 2011 at the Central County Water Control District Administrative Of ces, located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss: the work performed during the scal year 2011-2012; annual budget for scal year 2011-2012; the annual engineers’ report; supervisors’ monthly compensation of $50.00; and transact any other business properly coming before the board. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. An Organizational Meeting will immediately follow the adjournment of the Annual Meeting. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at the above referenced meeting, that person will need a record of the proceeding and may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: IF YOU REQUIRE SPECIAL AID OR SERVICES AS ADDRESSED IN THE AMERICAN DISABILITIES ACT, PLEASE CONTACT THE DISTRICT CLERK’S OFFICE AT (863) 983-5797, NO LESS THAN FIVE (5) DAYS PRIOR TO THE ABOVE STATED HEARING DATE. CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT 399278 CN 10/6,13/2011 REQUEST FOR BIDS CONSTRUCTION OF DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, CR 78 PHASE 1A AND 1B BID # 2011-29 OPENING DATE AND TIME: October 27, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, “Construction of Drainage Improvements, CR 78 Phase 1A and 1B”. In order to be considered, bids must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk’s Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by October 27, 2011 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 copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. Bidders are encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Conference on Thursday, October 20, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. at the Engineering Department, 99 E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida 33935. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for any 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 entirety this Bid, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. Darrell R. 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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Open Evenings Emergencies Welcome All InsuranceWelcomeFREEDigital X-Ray & Consultation or Second OpinionNEW DENTURES$359starting at$99ea.starting at(D5110) (D5120)Exp. 10/31/11Exp. 10/31/11Exp. 10/31/11(D2750) (D7140) FROM (D9310) (D0330)CROWNSEXTRACTIONS$499LIMITED TIME ONLY IMPLANTOLOGYISNOTARECOGNIZEDSPECIALTYBYTHEAMERICANDENTALASSOCIATIONANDFLORIDABOARDOFDENTISTRY. NEWTREATMENTPROGRAMONLY. THEPATIENTANDANYOTHERPERSONRESPONSIBLEFORPAYMENTHASTHERIGHTTOREFUSEORPAY, CANCELPAYMENT ORBEREIMBURSEDFORANYSERVICE, EXAMINATIONORTREATEMENTWHICHISPERFORMEDASARESULTOFANDWITHIN72 HOURSOFRESPONDINGTOTHEADVERTISEMENTFORTHEFREE, DISCOUNTEDORREDUCEDFEE, SERVICE, EXAMINATIONORTREATMENT. 24 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 13, 2011 ransacked. The owner reported a 2007 Suzuki Dirt Bike worth approximately $3,500 and two video games worth about $60 were taken in the burglary. Deputies later watched video surveillance footage from the store security system and noticed the front window shatter at 4:20 a.m. Hall was positively identi ed from that video by law enforcement while the second individual had a t-shirt placed over his head to conceal his identity, Ermeri said. Detectives later recovered the stolen dirt bike in the area of Tobias Street and the railroad tracks. BurglaryContinued From Page 1 When was your last dental visit? BY PAT DOBBINS Hendry/Glades Health Departments"Don't eat that, it will rot your teeth!" How many times, as parents, are you forced to make these proclamations to your kids? How many times should you remind yourselves to watch exactly what you are eating? The options for foods are becoming more diverse and unfortunately in many cases, more processed. It has become more dif cult to make the right decision to choose healthier and natural foods. Yet, you need to remember that what you eat and when you eat it affects our general health as well as our oral health. Americans are consuming foods and drinks high in sugar and starches more often and in larger portions than ever before. Studies have shown that junk foods and sugary drinks have gradually replaced nutritious foods and beverages for many people. For example, according to the American Dental Association (ADA) the average teenage boy in the United States consumes 81 gallons of soft drinks each year! Alarmingly, a steady diet of sugary foods and drinks can ruin teeth, especially among those who snack throughout the day. When sugar is consumed over and over again in large amounts, the harmful effect on teeth can be dramatic. Sugar on teeth provides food for bacteria, which produces acid. The acid can then eat away at the enamel on your teeth. Almost all foods have some type of sugar that cannot and should not be eliminated from our diets. Many of these foods contain important nutrients and add enjoyment to eating. But there is a risk for tooth decay from a diet high in sugars. Moderation is part of the answer, the way of doing so is being aware of what you are consuming and how you are consuming it. Here are some tips to help reduce the risk of tooth decay for you and your children: Read food labels and plan carefully for a balanced, nutritious diet for you and your kids. Sugary foods and drink intake should be minimized, and when consumedonly during regular mealtimes. Saliva production increases during meals and helps neutralize acid production and rinse food particles from the mouth. Limit between-meal snacks. If a snack is necessary, try nutritious foods, like apples. Chewing sugar-free gum (gums made with xylitol) after eating can increase saliva ow and help wash out food and decay-producing acid. Monitor beverage consumption Soft drinks, juices, and milks should be limited or removed in favor of water. Practice good brushing and ossing habits and become a model for your children as you help them with their oral hygiene. Schedule regular dental visits. October is recognized as National Dental Hygiene Month. Please take time now to schedule your next dental check up. The Glades County Health Department offers dental services from toddlers to adults. Please call the Glades County Health Department at 863-946-0707 for more information or to schedule your next dental visit.October is National Dental Hygiene Month SUBMITTED PHOTO