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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: 02-09-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Glades -- Moore Haven
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1922.
Numbering Peculiarities: Vol. 8, no. 12 (June 21, 1929) issue misdated 1920.
General Note: Editors: R.B. Child, <1926>; Keathley Bowden, <1929>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 5, no. 29 (Sept. 24, 1926).
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Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 50¢ Plus tax V ol. 84 No. 1 See Page 2 for information about how to contact the newspaper.newszap.comFree SpeechFree Ads Explore Florida on horseback ... Inside Valentine’s Day events planned – see Glades at a Glance ... page 9 Glades County residents arrested ... Page 19 Special to the Glades County Democrat/ Shelly HumphriesChalo Nitka RoyaltyThe 2012 Mini Miss Chalo Nitka Tylee Blair Jones, was crowned at the pageant on Feb. 4. At right is reigning 2011 Miss Chalo Nitka Kelsey Arnold. The 2012 Miss Chalo Nitka Pageant will be Feb. 18. For more photos and information, see page 20. Special to the Glades County Democrat/ Angela Snow ColegroveRelaxing at the Cane Grinding FestivalCrowds gathered to enjoy some barbecue and good music at the 33rd Annual Ortona Cane Grinding Festival on Saturday. At left, two-year old Easton He in enjoyed checking out AeroMed5. For more photos, see page 11. By Katrina ElskenGlades County Democrat MOORE HAVEN—The Republican Presidential Preference Primary election went smoothly in Glades County, according to Supervisor of Elections, Holly Whiddon. Primary goes well See ELECTION — Page 19 In the Jan. 31 Republican Presidential Preference Primary, Mitt Romney won the counties in blue on the map; Newt Gingrich won the counties in green, including Glades and Okeechobee counties. McTeachers’ Day helps school... Page 11

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What’s your opinion?Editor’s note: Readers are invited to post their comments for this column on the Glades County Democrat web site. Go to www.newszap.com, click on “Glades County.” On the Glades County page, click on “Local issues post y our opinion,” to comment on a current discussion thread or start a new one. You may also leave comments on the Glades County Democrat page on Facebook or email your comments to gcdnews@newszap.com. Comments on all issues of local interest are welcome. Some of the topics currently under discussion include the following: V olunteer re ghters Glades County Public Safety, Division of Fire Rescue is comprised of six re stations, one of them being the rehouse in Muse. All of our rehouses are separated into “Districts.” The State of Florida has recently imposed a State Certi cation for anyone who is a re ghter, whether paid or not. Despite popular belief, there is a lot more to learn than squirting wet stuff on the hot stuff. Volunteers, however, are not held to the same standard as career Fire ghters. The Fire ghter I certi cation (for volunteers) is roughly 200 hours and can be completed part time, two nights a week for three months. Any resident of Glades County can become a re ghter by simply contacting the station closest to their home.Cat sh festival We made it to the Buckhead Ridge Cat sh Festival just in time. We were sitting down to eat when we heard they just ran out of cat sh and could not sell any more dinners. Guess we got some of the last sh that w as cooked. It was delicious. Seems they had a bigger turn out this year than last year and by 1 p.m., they had sold out of cat sh dinners. One suggestion—how about adding hush puppies? Hush puppies would really be great with that sh. We will certainly be back to support the re department and to get some more of that tasty sh.  It was a lovely day for the festival. I agree about hush puppies. I would be willing to pay extra for those. Maybe next year they will consider it.Dogs in the trash Why can’t the Dog Catcher keep stray dogs from tearing up trash in everyone’s yards. I thought there was a leash law in Glades County. We have reported this problem to several agencies, several times and nothing has been done to correct the situation.  I had this problem with stray dogs getting into the trash. I solved it by getting trashcans with locking lids. I know the homeowner should not have to go to this expense, but it was less stressful to me than it was to have to clean up the mess in front of my home every week.Presidential race What a mess the presidential race is this year. I wish the ballot had “none of the above” as a choice. I don’t like any of the candidates—Republican or Democrat.  Choose JESUS then.  It’s 2012! Remember the Myans!The Y generation Something all parents should understand.... People born before 1946 were called The Silent generation. People born between 1946 and 1964 are called The Baby Boomer, People born between 1965 and 1982 are called Generation X, And people born between 1983 and 2010 are called Generation Y. Why do we call the last group Generation Y? “Y should I get a job?” “Y should I leave home and nd my own place?” “Y should I get a car when I can borrow yours?” “Y should I clean my room?” “Y should I wash and iron my own clothes?” “Y should I buy any food?”  I have read that they are calling the current generation of young people “the delayed generation.” Because those leaving college cannot nd jobs that pay enough for them to set up their own households, they are delaying leaving home. Many of those leaving college cannot nd work at all, or else they are taking minimum wage jobs because there are a lot of experienced workers competing with them for what would previously been considered “entry level” jobs. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee February 9, 2012 Public Forum/Speak Out Thanks for supportThe Garvey family would like to thank you for the outpour of love and sympathy concerning our loss. We are in awe of the support from the community. Thanks for the prayers, owers, food, cards, hugs and tears shed along with us. Thanks again, Buddy, Betty Kay, Cole, Jesse Letters to the Editor Friends of the Library to host book saleRemember the book sale at the Glades County Public Library. Find that book of short stories or that cookbook with those famous recipes that you always wanted. There will be hundreds of books to choose from on all kinds of subjects. Fiction and non ction books, educational books, arts and crafts books and who knows what else. This sale will be held in the conference room of the Library Feb. 10, and Feb. 13-17. Books will be sold for a dollar a pound. You can’t nd a better deal than that!Mini Health Fairs plannedThe Glades County Health Department will offer mini health fairs in February. The health faris are free and open to the public. They will include free blood pressure, weight, pulse, and oxygen checks and are scheduled as follows:  The Glades RV Resort on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 9 a.m.  Aruba RV Park on Monday, Feb. 13, at 9 a.m. For more information, please contact Tabitha Yebba at 863-233-1305. Special to the Glades County Democrat/ Florida State ArchivesLooking Back ...This photo from 1917 shows the beginning of construction of the Caloosahatchee Lock number one. Do you have an old photo to share? Email a copy to gcdnews@newszap.com. Please include any information about when and where the photo was taken and if possible, the names of any people pictured.

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BY MARGARET ENGLAND Hendry-Glades AudubonThe Purple Martin is the largest of the North A merican swallows. This medium-sized songbird has a large head, thick chest, and broad, pointed w ings. The adult male is blue-black above and below. The adult female is bluish on the back with a dingy gray brown chest, pale dirty gray belly, and gray collar around the neck. The immature Purple Martin has markings similar to the female but less bluish on the back and its underparts are a dirty white. Their song is a series of musical chirps interspersed w ith raspy twitters. These aerial insectivores catch a variety of w inged insects for food. They rarely come to the ground to eat. Purple Martins get their water by skimming the surface of the pond or other bodies of water by scooping the water up with their lower bill. Native Americans hung up empty gourds for Purple Martins before Europeans arrived in North America. The Eastern Purple Martins now nest almost exclusively in gourds and man-made boxes. Currently, the older Purple Martins are returning to inland Florida to locations where they have nested before. Breeding pairs of Purple Martins will line their nests with soft materials like grass, leaves, paper, or mud. Between March and June, four to ve w hite eggs are laid which are incubated solely by the female for 15 to 18 days. Both adults feed the y oung until they are ready to leave the nest when 24 to 28 days old. Become a "Citizen Scientist" and help report Purple Martins and other bird species during the 2012 GBBC. Just submit your daily 15 minute or more observations for any or all days during the Feb. 17 to 20 to the GBBC web site at www.birdsource.org/gbbc. You are invited to join Hendry-Glades Audubon volunteers for birding trips to STA5 located 20 miles south of Clewiston. To reserve these free trips or to request information about Great Backy ard Bird Count contact Margaret England at sta5birding@embarqmail.com or call 863-674-0695. V isit the HGAS web site at www.hendrygladesaudubon.org or the Hendry-Glades Audubon. The Big "O" Birding Festival will be held Mar. 28 to 31. Join us for the largest bird-themed event in South Central Florida, located on the Southwest shores of Lake Okeechobee, the state's largest lake. Wide vistas of blue skies, oak-canopied rivers, quaint small antique towns and farming communities offer visitors a taste of inland Florida. Some of the state's rarest plants and animals are found here including the Snail Kite, Florida Scrub Jay and Florida panther. For information or to volunteer, call 863-675-5264 or e-mail bigobirding2012@gmail.com. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Family Eye Care sells electronic focusing prescription glassesFamily Eye Care has always been an innovator in offering the newest technology in eye care to the residents of LaBelle and surrounding areas. They are very proud to announce that they now have available Pixel Optics' revolutionary emPower! eyeglasses, the world's first electronic focusing prescription eyewear. They are the first and currently the only vision care practitioners in Hendry County to offer this new technology. The eyeglasses feature composite lenses with a thin transparent LCD-like layer, microchips, micro-machine accelerometers and miniature rechargeable batteries. With all this they have the same weight, feel and look of your everyday high fashion eyewear designs. The eyewear cost about $1,350 for a complete pair, which includes the frame, lenses, coatings, and all electronic components including a charger. "We are happy to offer our patients this cutting edge vision correction option. Bifocals or the reading power in progressive lenses often interfere with daily activity. Walking up and down steps is a perfect example. Being able to turn the reading power off to reduce it is a real breakthrough," says Drs' Parrish and Youmans. The microchip, micro-accelerometers, and miniature batteries are hidden discreetly in the temples of the frames. The transparent liquid crystal layer in each lens is able to electronically change and activate the near focus zone of the lens only when needed without making a sound or change in the appearance of the lens. Just touch the frame to adjust your view, or set it to do it automatically. emPower! offers instant, automatic vision correction for all ranges of sight, less distortion and wider fields of view compared to a traditional progressive lens. This gives you unprecedented control over you vision! Wearers can choose to operate the eyeglasses in three different modes: manual on, automatic and manual off. emPower! is shock resistant and waterproof. One charge of the battery allows operation for two to three days of use. Stop by the optical at Family Eye Care and let Tom, Natalie or Tracy give you a no obligation demonstration. No appointment necessary. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00, except Thursday 7:30-7:00. We also have hours on some Saturdays. 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee February 9, 2012 Inland Birding Fun: Purple Martin (PUMA) Margaret England PHOTO / MARTY VALIENTMale Purple Martin.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee February 9, 2012 Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind between 10 and 13 mph. Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind between 6 and 11 mph. Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. North wind between 7 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Weather forecast for Hendry, Glades, and Western Palm Beach counties collected from the National Weather Service. WEATHER Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy, with a northeast wind between 11 and 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy and breezy, with a low around 57.Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. 13.21 feetabove sea levelLAKE LEVEL Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a northeast wind between 14 and 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Sour Orange FestivalFebruary 11,2012 8 AM 4 PMRed Barn Road Lakeport,FLAdmission is Free Music by Bill Durrance50 s 60 s 70 s Rock N RollSeating is limited please bring your lawn chairs! Carnival Rides All Day! For Vendor information please call (863)227-1074 All other information call (863)532-8314 Come and try our Great Sour Orange Pie Browse the Vendors Lots of FoodParking $1 Donation €Life Insurance €Annuities €Health Insurance €IRARollover C a l l o r e m a i l f o r a f r e e q u o t e T o m W a l s h2 5 0 S A u s t r a l i a n A v e W e s t P a l m B e a c h F Lt w a l s h 2 @ m e t l i f e c o m 5 6 1 2 0 7 2 3 0 6 6 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee February 9, 2012 Measuring LoveBY JACKIE MILLER, EVANGELIST First Christian ChurchGold is measured by the ounce, steel by the ton, wheat by the bushel; but how can you measure LOVE? Love resists being poured into a measuring cup. It will not lie down alongside a yardstick. Chemical analysis has been unable to separate love’s constituent elements. Love has to be measured by what it does. Love for friends, love for the family, love for our nation, our home, our God -all have to be measured by what we do for each one. You see, love is more than a pleasant feeling or even a sensual thrill. Love is deliberately putting yourself out for someone else. This is why we sacri ce for a home, or why a mother gives herself for her little ones. We have been conditioned into believing that love is what others do to us, that when others are attractive to us, or make us feel good, we can love them. But love is not what others do to us. It is w hat we do for them; Love is understanding your companion through the years. Love is teaching a child to walk. Love is doing. No wonder Jesus could command us, “Love one another, as I have loved you.” He was not asking us to cultivate warm feelings, but to go out and do. His commandment was not to discuss love, but to demonstrate it! Jesus told us that the two great commandments were to “Love the Lord, thy God, with all thy heart, with all thy mind, with all thy strength, and with all thy soul.” And He said the second commandment was like unto it, “Love thy neighbor as thyself.” He said, “On these two commandments hang all the law and prophets. The “love” that Jesus was talking about is “agape” love, which means “to seek the HIGHEST good;” and it is “Intelligent, unsel sh, active, good will.” If we all practiced this “love” it would solve all our problems.Valuable AdviceBY PASTOR JOHN HICKS First United Methodist ChurchAs a pastor, I receive a lot of sometimes informative information which just calls out to be shared. For instance, someone has collected a list of Fatal Things to Say to Your Pregnant Wife w hich I feel compelled to share with my brethren. Following are seven fatal things to say to your w ife when she is pregnant. #7: “I nished the Oreos.” #6 “Y’know, looking at her, you’d never guess that Pamela Lee had a baby!” #5: “Well, could they induce labor? The 25th is the Super Bowl.” #4 “Whoa! For a minute there, I thought I woke up next to Willard Scott!” #3: “I’m jealous! Why can’t men experience the joy of childbirth?” #2: “Are your ankles supposed to look like that?” and the #1 Fatal Thing to Say to Y our Pregnant Wife: “You don’t have the guts to pull the trigger.” And then there’s the question, “Is the glass half full, or half empty?” It depends on whether y ou’re pouring, or drinking. Other words of wisdom: “Women and cats will do as they please; men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.” “Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them.” “Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.” Speaking of cats, imagine having to wash one. I had to once, and it was an experience! Years later, I received the following instructions on how to do it properly: Dear P.J., To bathe the cat: 1. Put both lids of the toilet up and add 1/8 cup of pet shampoo to the water in the bowl. 2. Pick up the cat and soothe him while you carry him towards the bath room. 3. In one smooth movement, put the cat in the toilet and close both lids. Following this activity, you may need to stand on the lid. 4. The cat will selfagitate and make ample suds. Never mind the noises that come from the toilet, the cat is actually enjoying this. 5. Flush the toilet three or four times. This provides both the “Power Wash” and “Rinse.” 6. Have someone open the front door of your home. Make sure that there are no people between the bathroom and the front door. 7. Stand behind the toilet as far as you can, and quickly lift both lids. 8. The cat will now rocket out of the toilet, streak through the bathroom, and run outside where he’ll dry himself off, cat-fashion. 9. Both the commode and the cat will be sparkling clean. “Hope this helps!” Sincerely, Rover. “Blessed is the man who nds wisdom, the man who gains understanding, for it is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. It is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with it.” Proverbs 3:13-15.Valentine’s Day: Made in the Image of the Greatest LoverBY REV. SAM S. THOMAS, PH. D.+ Saint Martins ChurchValentine’s Day is few days away (you have a few days to get something for someone specialdon’t forget!). It‘s one of those holidays rooted among the early Christians (“holiday” itself comes from “holy day”). Valentine was a clergyman arrested, tortured, and beheaded under the Roman emperor Claudius II in the 3rd century. Before being executed, he brought healing to his jailor’s daughter. Such an act, of course, was unusual; doing good for the very people who are being hurtful, threatening, executing those you help, working against everything you stand for. This is the kind of love we don’t see too often today as well. It deserves to be celebrated. It is about love; sel ess love, outpouring love, love that expects or gets no return, love that makes no demands, love that is different than the kind seen in the tabloids or gossiped about. The love Valentine knew was that outpouring kind of offering to another; a human who was suffering and an inward call to help. It had to do with making another person whole; that’s a big part of what love is all about. Paul writes about it in 1 Corinthians 13; patient, kind, not self-seeking, keeps no record of wrongs, protects, trusts, hopes, perseveres – and then adds “love never fails (v.8)” I believe such relationships do not come overnight; they require work on the part of all who ever attempt to have true love – but it’s worth it. It’s not easy to be patient, it’s dif cult to return kindness for provocations, human beings expect at least something in return for their efforts. People who hurt us make us wary and untrusting, and the temptation to throw in the towel is always around. Then, there are those who seem to make it – no easy road, no stress-free life, no arriving at some plateau and saying that there is no more work required. The First Epistle of John deftly intertwines our love and God’s love. He notes that “perfect love casts out fear, “There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear…(ch 4, vs 18)” Lovers speak openly to those they love and who love them; they share intimacies and are not afraid of ridicule, They can expect understanding of their side of things when nobody else seems to do so, They can know there will be support when they’re about to undertake something that may have serious consequences. They can accept each other’s imperfections and are happy to be called on to help. These certainly are the things that cast out fear; and are worth seeking. Valentine must have known these things; he lived by them and why he gave himself is remembered these eighteen hundred years later. Its work; but it’s still worth seeking. The world still seeks it. When we get to see it, then we know “God is love(1 John 4:8)” We, who are made in His image are meant to be, give and share love too. Truly worth being and having! RELIGION COLUMNS Jackie Miller John Hicks Sam Thomas “Fatal Things to Say to Your Pregnant Wife: #3: ‘I’m jealous! Why can’t men experience the joy of childbirth?’” — Pastor John Hicks Sharing a list of things not to say to your pregnant spouse

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 7 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee February 9, 2012 BY MARK KINGWhen I hear the words “world famous,” the rst thing that comes to mind is this awesome lake that is my back yard: Lake Okeechobee. If you want to catch a lot of bass or are looking for that trophy bass for bragging rights, then Lake Okeechobee is the place to come shing now. Catching 50 bass a day is not uncommon and most of them are from three to seven pounds. We have been live bait shing these past few weeks w ith wild shiners -we have been using up over six dozen shiners in as little as four hours. Or, if catching bass on arti cial lures is your thing, then 35 pounds with just ve sh should be as well. That would be enough to win a one-day tournament, so, I hope that catches your attention. If catching bass is a passion of yours, now is the time to plan a trip to Lake Okeechobee where the weather is hot and so is the shing. As I mentioned before, the live bait shing has been crazy and the lake is shing so big right now; that means you can catch bass almost anyw here. I have been shing areas like Long Point, Bay Bottom, East Wall, West Wall, and up around Turner Cove area. If the wind will let you sh on the outside grass closest to the main lake, then that is where you should be shing. When shing on windy days, just move in off the main lake far enough to be able to sh and where the water is clean. With the full moon almost upon us the bass are making a push toward spawning areas. We have been catching a lot of buck bass and the big females should be close behind moving in to spawning areas. I’m not sure how far back in off the main lake these bass will move but, as of now, they are not back in too far off the main lake. The FLW tournament this week should be awesome with hopes of breaking last year’s record of more than 106 pound of bass with a limit each day of ve bass for four days. Charlie’s Worms Zipper Dipper has been my bait of choice for my arti cial trips with a Charlie’s Flippin’ Bug being my next choice. Make sure you are using braided line and a good heavy action rod to get these sh out of the heavy cover. The crappie shing is still about the same with most just catching a few a day. I have started to ll up my calendar for tarpon shing in the Keys during May and June. If you are looking to catch a giant tarpon give me a call and we can get a trip set up. Until next week good luck, tight lines, and I hope to see everyone on the water soon. Capt. Mark King is a full time guide out of Roland Martin’s Marina and Resort in Clewiston. Give him a call at 863-677-0983 or go to www.markking shing.com or www.tarponinthekeys.com to book a trip. Lake Okeechobee Fishing Report SUBMITTED PHOTOS “As I mentioned before, the live bait shing has been crazy and the lake is shing so big right now; that means you can catch bass almost anywhere.”— Mark King

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Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee H a m p t o n ( ( S o o n t o b e A L A N J A Y )2 0 2 W S u g a r l a n d H w y C l e w i s t o n € 8 6 3 3 8 6 6 2 3 4 € H a m p t o n C h r y s l e r D o d g e J e e p c o m *When properly equipped **MSRPSexclude tax, title and license fees. $699 dealer fee. actual retail prices set by dealer. Specia l APR rates in lieu of consumer cash. Not all consumers will qualify for APR programs. With approved credit thru Ally. Dodge is a registered trademark of Chrysler Group, Inc.Sale thru 02/16/2012.02/16/12. N E W 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee February 9, 2012

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee February 9, 2012  Lakeport Community Center Bible Study on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. For more information, call George at 863-946-1222.  Lakeport Community Center Yoga classes every Monday and Friday at 12:15 p.m. For more information, call Dori at 863227-1074.  Lakeport Gators meet every Friday at 6 p.m. Come out and enjoy food, games, and crafts. For more information, contact Ms. Brenda at 863-532-8314.  The Sour Orange Festival will be on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 8 a.m. Live music, crafts and food will be available from different vendors from local and afar. For more information, please contact Dori at 863-227-1074 or Brenda at 863-532-8314. Vendors are wanted for the Sour Orange Festival that will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11. For more information, call Dori at 863-227-1074.  Lakeport Gators Valentine Dance at Lakeport Community Center will be held on Feb. 17 from 7-11 p.m. If anyone would like to donate nger foods or other items for this special event, please call Ms. Brenda at 863-532-8314. NOTE: No Kids Club on Friday, Feb. 10, due to Sour Orange Festival on Feb. 11.  The Lakeport Community Center will host an evening of music provided b y “Havin’ Fun” on Sat., Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. You may bring nger foods to share. Beverages will be available. No alcoholic drinks. Donations will be accepted. Everyone is welcome whether you want to dance or watch and listen. For more information, call Becky at 863-946-3210 or Betty at 863-946-3560. Lakeport News Project Graduation plans fund raisersProject Graduation for the 2012 Seniors of Moore Haven High School is currently underway. They are in the process of raising money for the end of year alcohol and drug free party for our graduating seniors. The hope is that the seniors who attend Project Graduation will have an enjoyable and unforgettable, but most importantly safe evening. In addition to the graduation party, they are also hoping to raise enough money to send the seniors on a two-night cruise to the Bahamas. This event will be separate from the graduation night party. They have alread y engaged in several fund-raising activities. Future activities will include a chili cookoff, softball tournament, cow chip bingo, and a Seminole Indian Jacket drawing at Chalo Nitka! They still need the community’s support to make these events happen for the graduating seniors. Please make your donations payable to Project Graduation and send to the following address: Project Graduation. P.O. Box 99, Moore Haven, FL 33471. School News in Brief 33rd Annual Lakeport Sour Orange Festival Feb. 11Come to the Sour Orange Fest and Quilt Show this Saturday at the Lakeport Community Center, 1239 Red Barn Road from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. There will be something there for everyone including music, food, history, stuff for kids, dancing and lots of sour orange treats! Bring your lawnchairs Judging for the Sour Orange Cook Off starts at 10 a.m. For information, call 608-345-1324.Sign up for T-ball, baseball and softballGlades Youth Athletic Association will hold sign-ups for t-ball (ages 4-5), coach pitched ball (ages 6-8), baseball and softball (ages 9-12) on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 8 a.m. to noon. The cost per child will be $40. Sign-ups will take place at the ball elds on 10th Street at the concession stand. Due to uniform ordering and insurance your child must be signed up on one of these days. If y ou want to sign your child up after Feb. 11, there will be a $10 late registration fee, making the cost $50, there will be no sign-ups accepted after Feb. 18. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer your time, please contact Jerry Hart at 863-227-6638.Lip sync show plannedThe Buckhead Ridge Moose Club on State Road 78 will host a Lip Sync Show on Feb. 11, from 1 to 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome.Church plans Mexican dinnerThe Knights of Columbus of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Catholic Church, Highway 78 West at Chobee Loop in Buckhead Ridge, w ill host a Mexican dinner (no hot spices) on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. A donation of $8 is suggested for adults; $3 for children. The meal will include a dessert and choice of coffee, iced tea or lemonade.Hike and campout announcedThere will be a Fisheating Creek Hike and Campout on Saturday, Feb. 11, West end of Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area near Venus. Carol Grigssby will lead a 5 to 6 mile hike along the Creek with an overnight campout beside the creek after the hike. Those camping will need to backpack (or carry their gear) in to the campsite. Limit 10. Please call for details and to sign up. For information call 863-673-0018. Or, email:grigsbyc@hendry.k12. .us.Shooting event plannedThe Glades County Gun Club will have a shooting event on Saturday Feb. 11, and on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Glades County Sheriff’s Department Gun Range located on Hwy 78 E and Gun Club Road. Gate will open at 8 a.m., safety brie ng and pistol shooting w ill begin immediately thereafter. Shotgun and Ri e shooting will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until closing at noon. Safety glasses and hearing protection are required. If you have any questions please call David Whidden at 863-675-2487. Trail Association to meetThe Florida Trail Association Fisheating Creek Subchapter will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Glades County Historical Society’s Westergaard House, 270 Avenue L. in Moore Haven. For more information, contact Betty Loomis 863-946-3560 or Margaret England 863-674-0695.Legion serves lunchSupport your local veterans on Feb. 16 by attending the American Legion lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 575 Riverside Drive in Moore Haven. There will be a donation fee for food. Veterans will receive free tea. The lunch is “eat in” only. For more information or for tickets, please call 863-946-1281.Third Annual Party Under the Bridge set for Feb. 18The third annual Party Under the Bridge will be held Saturday, Feb. 18, starting at 11 a.m. downtown in Moore Haven. The event will feature a live band, great food, vendors, raf es, a car show. For more information contact Karen rkharp@msn.com or vrat61@hotmail.com.Spagetti dinner in OrtonaThe Ortona Community Association will hold a spaghetti buffet dinner on Saturday, February 18, 2012 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the OCA Hall, on Ortona Road (Highway 78A). This popular all-you-can-eat buffet features delicious pasta with meat sauce, and includes garlic bread, tossed salad, green beans, dessert, coffee and iced tea for $6 (advance purchase) or $7 at the door. For advance tickets or reservations, contact Fran Way at 863-675-7880 or email franwayrn@ aol.com.Valentine Dance in LakeportBring your valentine to the Lakeport Community Center, Saturday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m., for an evening of music provided by “Havin’ Fun.” Bring nger foods to share. Beverages will be available. No alcoholic drinks. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call Becky at 863-946-3210 or Betty at 863-946-3560.BHR VFW plans eventsLocated at 29012 E Hwy. 78, Buckhead Ridge would invidte area residents of their activities. The post opens at 11 a.m. daily. They are accepting applications for new members of the VFW and Auxiliary. Regular activites include:  Mondays: Washer Pitch 1 p.m.  Wednesdays: VFW, AMVETS, Ladies, Mens Auxiliary, Ladies AMVETS Dinner at 5:30 p.m.  Thursdays: Bar bingo at 12:45 p.m., lunch is available  Fridays: Steak, pork or sh dinners served with baked potato, salad and rolls from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  Saturdays: Game night, LRC, close the box, Wii  Sundays: 5-card Bingo at 5:15 p.m. with shrimp baskets, $5 donation For more information, contact Commander Gordon Bruens at 863-467-2882. Glades At A Glance

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North Lake Estates Quilters, North Lake Estates RV Resort, 12044 E. SR 78, Lakeport, w ill host their Biannual Quilt Show on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $2. Quilts and quilted items will be displayed. Homemade fabric goods will be on sale. There will be quilting demonstrations and a drawing for a quilt as well as door prizes. Lunch will be available. North Lake Estate Quilters was begun in 2002 when a group of women living in the North Lake Estates RV Resort decided to w ork together to teach each other to quilt. The group membership uctuates from a dozen to 25 or more. The ladies assemble quilts individually and as a group. They also hand quilt their own and others' quilts much like the old time quilting bees. This is the 6th quilt show; the rst was in 2003. Since 2004, the group has had a show every other year. A dditionally, the group made over 50 lap quilts for Grace Healthcare in Clewiston, donated two $500 scholarships to Moore Haven High School, and donated to the Lakeport Volunteer Fire Department. North Lake Estates Quilters plan annual quilt show 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Appointments are strongly encouraged. Call 239-343-5224 for more information and to book a time thats convenient for you. Protect Your Precious CargoDid you know that 80% of all car seats are installed incorrectly? More than 1,700 children have been saved since 1996 just because they were riding in a properly tted car seat and in the back seat. A correctly used car seat reduces child fatality risk by 71% and serious injury by 67%. Car Seat FittingJoin Kohls and The Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida for a free car seat safety check.Saturday, Feb 11 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.Clewiston Fire Dept. 205 W. Ventura Ave. ClewistonCall 239-343-5224Bilingual tting technicians will be available. Open Evenings Emergencies Welcome All InsuranceWelcomeFREEDigital X-Ray & Consultation or Second OpinionNEW DENTURES$359from(D7140) (D5110) (D5120)Exp. 2/29/12 Exp. 2/29/12(D6010)FROM ea.(D9310) (D0330)DENTALIMPLANTS$499 IMPLANTOLOGYISNOTARECOGNIZEDSPECIALTYBYTHEAMERICANDENTALASSOCIATIONANDFLORIDABOARDOFDENTISTRY. NEWTREATMENTPROGRAMONLY. THEPATIENTANDANYOTHERPERSONRESPONSIBLEFORPAYMENTHASTHERIGHTTOREFUSEORPAY, CANCELPAYMENT ORBEREIMBURSEDFORANYSERVICE, EXAMINATIONORTREATEMENTWHICHISPERFORMEDASARESULTOFANDWITHIN72 HOURSOFRESPONDINGTOTHEADVERTISEMENTFORTHEFREE, DISCOUNTEDORREDUCEDFEE, SERVICE, EXAMINATIONORTREATMENT. Simple Extractions Start at $25.00 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee February 9, 2012 Glades County Democrat/ Dale ConyersRiver Oaks Community AssociationThe River Oaks Community Association in Ortona recently elected new association of cers for 2012. The are: (from left to right) Larry Dalconzo, President, Alicia Hucker, Secretary, Nancy Genschaw, Treasurer and Bruce Keiseer, Vice-President. Special to the Glades County DemocratThis quilt will be given away at the North Lake Estates Quilt Show.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 and Lisa Valeri. Emilia Gomez was the Jr. Bridesmaid and Madison Baez the ”ower girl. Sophia Baez was the honorary ”ower girl. Groomsmen were Matt Estrem, Michael Protiva, Jason Szabo, Jay Baez, Charles Powell, Steve Springer, Michael Gallagher and Nick Sweetnich. Luis Gomez was the Jr. groomsman and Everett Powell was the ring bearer. Carlas cousins, Lee Navarro, Israel Baez III, Richard Barcenas and Preston Baez served as ushers. After a honeymoon in Europe, Mr. and Mrs Jeffery Kovach are making their home in Alva, Florida. JEFFERY JOSEPH KOVACH CARLA CECILIA BAEZ Carla Cecilia Baez and Jeffery Joseph Kovach were united in marriage October 29, 2011, at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Ft Myers. Carla is the daughter of Juan and Ana Baez, former residents of Belle Glade, and Jeff is the son of Karin Hasel of Ft Myers Beach and Jim Kovach of Gar“eld Heights, Ohio. Elizabeth Ciavattone was the maid of honor and Kyle Kovach was the best man. Bridesmaids were, Yvette Fernandez, Lauren Sweet, Cristina Hojara, Kristin Baez, Stacy Blumer, Katherine Tincher, Brooke Gonzalez WEDDING 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee February 9, 2012 Special to the Glades County Democrat/ West Glades SchoolMcTeachers’ NightMcTeachers’ Night is a fun school fundraiser where teachers actually work at McDonald’s behind the counter for a total of four hours. While two teachers are behind the counter working, the rest of the teachers and school staff are in the lobby and the drive through selling cookies, out on the property with signs trying to get customers inside, and greeting customers. Monday Jan. 30, was West Glades School’s latest opportunity to take advantage of this wonderful fund raising partnership with the Nesbit family and McDonalds. Thanks to all the support from West Glades students, their families, and our staff we able to raise funds for our science department. School staff look forward to seeing you all at our next McTeacher’s Night. Special to the Glades County Democrat/ Jill CarnerJV Terriers winThe West Glades JV Girls Basketball team played the Moore Haven Terriers on Jan. 23. The Terriers won 11-7. At right, #10 Brianna Carner (Terriers) and #22 Brittney Drayton (Terriers) play hard against West Glades. Special to the Glades County Democrat, Angela Snow ColegroveCane Grinding FetivalThose enjoying the Ortona Cane Grinding Festival on Saturday included (above) Jack Bayless, Chris Crum and David Hardin. At left, Pearce Ward and Hunter Summeralls were among the festival visitors in Ortona’s Indian Mound Park. The annual festival is sponsored by the Ortona Volunteer Fire Department. The festival celebrates the area’s history. Demonstrations of how sugar cane was ground to extract the syrup are always popular at the event.

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R R E E S S I I D D E E N N T T I I A A L L 326 w arcade 3/1 $90,000 123 w arcade 2/1 $59,900 816 W Alverdez 4/3 $154.9K 4455 Hendry Isles Blvd 3/3 $200K 909 Popash 3/2 $300K 2600 Riverside Dr MHE3/2 $112K 1039 Anvil Way 3/2 2 acs $139.9K 1105 Haven Pl MHE 2/2 $109.5K 1068 Haven Pl MHE 3/2 $119K 1069 Haven Pl MHE 3/2 $119.5K Bass 'n Sun #235 $85K 1011 W Aztec 3/2 $89.9K Bass Capital #503 $105K 713 Poinsettia 3/1.5 $99.9K 1002 W Alverdez 3/2 $99K M M O O B B I I L L E E H H O O M M E E S S 1268 Dublin Cir. 2/2 SWMH $18.9K 779 Evercane Rd 3/2 pool $120K V V A A C C A A N N T T L L A A N N D D 525 S Jasine 1.25 ac $45K Montura lots from $4.5K Perimeter Montura 2.5 ac $25K Moore Haven 5 lots $50K Moore Haven 2 lots $39.9K Montura 10 lots bulk sale $40K S S H H O O R R T T S S A A L L E E 6600 Flaghole Rd 4/2 pool $190K 213 San Luiz 4/3 pool $129.9K 1972 Joshua Bl 3/2 DWMH $42.9K 1572 Joshua Bl 3/2 DWMH $29KA A N N N N D D Y Y E E S S S S ( ( 8 8 6 6 3 3 ) ) 9 9 8 8 3 3 8 8 9 9 7 7 9 9 L L A A U U R R A A S S M M I I T T H H Broker Associate( ( 8 8 6 6 3 3 ) ) 5 5 9 9 9 9 1 1 2 2 0 0 9 9 A A F F T T E E R R H H O O U U R R S S : : PENDING PENDING PENDING PENDINGP P l l e e a a s s e e c c a a l l l l f f o o r r r r e e n n t t a a l l s s C C L L E E W W I I S S T T O O N N H H O O M M E E S S / / M M O O B B I I L L E E H H O O M M E E S S €4/2 Mobile Home, 2.5 ac, 145 Palomino $64.9K €2/2 Bass and Sun Condo furnished $89,9K €2/2 Mobile Home, 650 N. Isora St. 1.5 acres $25K €3/2 321 W. Arcade, remodeled $114,5K €3/2 Mobile Home, 631 Merit St. $51K €3/2.5 Town Home Sweet Lake Villas $179K €3/2 1134 Della Tobias $80K €5/2 525 N. Arboleda,MH move in ready 94.9K M M O O O O R R E E H H A A V V E E N N / / L L A A K K E E P P O O R R T T / / O O R R T T O O N N A A €3/2 w/det. garage 499 Ave. R. $185K €3/2 Riverfront w/pool and dock $259.9K €891 Yacht Club 3/2 MH $65K €827 Yacht Club 2/2 M.H. $135K €Ortona Riverfront 4/3 w/pool 5 ac. $295K €Waterfront/Lake Access 2/2 w/ Boat House Lowry Ln. $110K €Waterfront/Lake Access 2/2 Lowry Ln CBS Reduced $195K €3/2 Lrg. Home, 784 Ave. N. $185K A A C C R R E E A A G G E E , L L A A N N D D & & L L O O T T S S €27.5 acres Pioneer Plantation Reduced Only $60K €Highlands Co. 10, 28, & 80 AC. Parcels, Owner Finance Avail. €Sky Valley Lots: deeply discounted Ready To BuildŽ €1.25 Acre lots Montura Ranch Estates $4500 €20 Acre, Ladeca, Wooded $150K €E. Del Monte/N. Francisco, Res. Lot $75K €185 Ac former shrimp/fish farm So. LaBelle $4,500 per acre €918 Acre former shrimp farm So. Clewiston $6,500 per acre €N. Fransisco Res. Lot $25K, Owner Financing €2 Residental lots horseshoe acres $5500 each €812 Maryland Ave. (Mobile Home Lot) $11,000 €10 acre Ladeca Center Ave $55K €2.5 Acre Lots, Pioneer, w/imp Starting at $24.9K C C O O M M M M E E R R C C I I A A L L / / I I N N V V E E S S T T M M E E N N T T / / R R E E N N T T A A L L S S €Moore Haven Medical Office w/ Equipment for sale or lease €Gas/Convenience Store, CR 833 $350K €Industrial/Rail Business Park, CR 835. Sale or Lease €Hwy 27, 14,279 sq. ft. Commercial Building $349K €Hwy 27 Frontage-Former Sonnys Lot (1.9 ac) $450K €525 E El Paso Office w/ apt. excellent condition $105K €Comm. Building Moore Haven U.S. 27 For Lease €.35 ac. Corner LotEast of Bello's Jewelry $65K €Corner Lot, Hwy. 27 Frontage reduced $148.5K €Hwy. 27 Clewiston Auto Repair Shop $350K €2bd/1BA Moore Haven $500mo. €3/1 317 E. El Paso $750 mo. €3/2.5 Town Homes Lake Shore Villas $1,000mo FIND YOUR NEW HOME HERE!!!MOORE HAVEN Fri & Sat. Feb 10th & 11th, 8am4pm, 933 Meyer Chick Dr, (at end of 6th St), tools, hh items etc. WILL HAUL Empty Truck returning to Milwaukee, Chicago, & the Mid West. Can be 1 item or entire household. 414-520-1612 Everglades Preparatory Academy would like to announce several teaching positions: • English 9-12• Math 9-12 Algebra 1 and 2 and Geometry• Science 9-12 Biology and Physical Science Please contact: Larry Ballew @ 561-914-4001 or mail resume to 360 East Main St. Pahokee, FL 33476 Building C JANITORIAL/ HOUSEKEEPER needed for Apt. complex in Belle Glade. Must enjoy working with seniors. Fax resume or letter of interest to 561-996-7557 EOE DFWOFFICE MANAGER(General Responsibilities but not limited to)To assist the director in overall operations of the child care center. This includes developing parent rapport and maintaining reports as needed. Must be knowledgeable (Excel, Word, etc.) with the computer. Function as a leader who is cooperative and committed to the concept of team spirit; willing to share ideas, time and services. Please email resume to feliciab@ccsw .org or fax to 863-983-2455 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Important Information: Please read your ad carefully the first day it appears. In case of an inadvertent error, please notify us prior to the deadline listed. We will not be responsible for more than 1 incorrect insertion, or for more than the extent of the ad rendered valueless by such errors. Advertiser assumes responsibility for all statements, names and content of an ad, and assumes responsibility for any claims against Independent Newsmedia Inc. USA. All advertising is subject to publisher’s approval. The publisher reserves the right to accept or reject any or all copy, and to insert above the copy the word “advertisement”. All ads accepted are subject to credit approval. All ads must conform to Independent Newsmedia Inc. USA style and are restricted to their proper classifications. Some classified categories require advance payment. These classifications are denoted with an asterisk *. Garage/ Yard Sales Special Notice For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Employment Full Time Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items intheclassifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. 12 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee February 9, 2012

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2010-CA-000085 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, VS. HECTOR CALERO, et al., Defendant(s) NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated January 20, 2012, and entered in Case NO. 26-2010CA-000085 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County. Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and HECTOR CALERO; SUNI M. CALERO; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 22nd day of February, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 5, BLOCK B, GOLFVIEW ADDITION TO THE CITY OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 90, INCLUSIVE, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1115 W VENTURA AVENUE CLEWISTON, FL 33440 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on January 25, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09114804 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a 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 this proceeding. 408617 CN 2/2,9/2012R&D Maintenance is accepting applications for a Heavy Equipment Operator. Work includes running loaders, excavators, skidsters. Must be at least 18 years old, have a valid driver’s license, CDL preferred and pass pre-employment drug screen. Also must have certi cations in training for heavy equipment. Competitive salary and bene t package. Apply in person 475 Ridgelawn Road. Clewiston, FL 33440 EEO EmployerSenior Family Support Worker-IIPurpose of Position: Serve as a leader with the family support team in creating and nurturing relationships with families that will lead to the development and ful llment of goals for their children. Desired Quali cations: Commits to Professionalism, Experience in Early Childhood preferred, a Family Development Credential (or willing to obtain) and 1 yr. experience or 12 hours social work or related eld. Live in or familiar with the Clewiston community. CPR/First Aid. Able to work exible hours and bilingual a plus. Please fax resume to (863) 983-2455 attention Felicia Brown or email to feliciab@ccsw .org SELL AVON! A GREAT Business Opportunity!! Free Avon Brochures with sign up... Contact-Janet Morman 417-231-1008 clarkdjp@aol.com 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. Duplex 3/2 for rent in Clewiston. Newly Remodeled Kitchen. Very Nice. Must See to Appreciate! $700.00 per month. Serious Renters only. (863)983-3785. Room for rent, available again, in Belle Glade near Gove elementary, $350 pr month includes all utilities, plus cable and internet, $200 security deposit. (786)499-9701 Start your own herd. Dexter bull, two cows, one calf, another on the way. All for $1600 Call 863-517-4093 1 BR apt. on quiet riverfront, very private, furnished, water included, no pets, non smoker, adults only, $650 mo., 1 yr. lease 239-337-5859 Belle Glade & South Bay 2BR, 1BA, $450 monthly & $600 deposit. (561)996-5420 Now accepting section 8 & government assistance. CLEWISTON Apt for rent, 2 br/ 1.5 ba, good location. $500 per mo. 409 San Pedro. Call Roberto at 305-951-7666 or Francis Rawell 863-269-4054HORSE LOVERS PARADISE!40 Acre ranch. Fenced. 3BR 2BA, Triple wide. Newly remodeled. $850 mo. + $850 sec. References required. Call Ed Hardy (828)406-5719 Glades Resort On river, off Hwy 80, 2br 3ba, 2 car garage, Florida room, large corner lot. Close to the golf course & boat yard. $875 mo. (970)708-9993. Huge 3BR, 1.5BA Estate 1700 sq. ft. on 2 1/2 acres. Pioneer Plantation. $600 month. Call 239-285-7020 River front 4BR 2BA, of ce, 2 car garage, on 3 acres, eat in kitchen, great room, screened porch, large covered boat dock. $1200/mo. First/sec. dep. (801)664-9530. BANK REPO’S Starting at $15,000 Mobile Home Angels 561-721-2230 Doublewide 5 bed, 3bath located in Horseshoe Acres. Only $59,900 Financing available with your good credit. 863-673-4325 or 863-675-8888 We have new doublewides for only $49,900 including setup, a/c, skirting and steps. Call 863-983-4663 FORD F700 1996 Dump Truck with 1998/763 Bobcat & Trailer. Total price $16,500. Call: (561)833-9346.NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING EAST HENDRY COUNTY RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD Notice is hereby given that the East Hendry County Recreation Advisory Board will hold a meeting February 15, 2012, at 5:30 p.m., at the Harlem Community Civic Auditorium, 2000 7th Street, Clewiston, Florida. If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. East Hendry County Recreation Advisory Board 409190 CN/CB 2/9/2012 NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF THE LANDOWNERS OF BOLLES DRAINAGE DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of Bolles Drainage District, and in accordance with Chapter 298, Florida Statutes 1941, and law amendatory thereto, the Annual Meeting of the Landowners of Bolles Drainage District for the year 2011, will be held at United States Sugar Corporation, Molasses Sales Of ce, 1995 West Hwy 27, Clewiston, Florida, on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 11:15 AM, for the purpose of: 1. Election of one (1) Supervisor for a term of three (3) years. 2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as the landowners may determine. 3. Transacting such other business as may properly come before the meeting. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS BY: Ruben Rifa, President 408890 CN 2/2,9/2012 NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF THE LANDOWNERS OF RITTA DRAINAGE DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of Ritta Drainage District, and in accordance with Chapter 298, Florida Statutes 1941, and law amendatory thereto, the Annual Meeting of the Landowners of Ritta Drainage District for the year 2011, will be held at United States Sugar Corporation, Molasses Sales Of ce, 1995 West Hwy 27, Clewiston, Florida on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 11:30 AM, for the purpose of: 1. Election of one (1) Supervisor for a term of three (3) years. 2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as the landowners may determine. 3. Transacting such other business as may properly come before the meeting. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS RITTA DRAINAGE DISTRICT BY: Steve Stiles, President 408897 CN 2/2,9/2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HENDRY COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Tourist Development Council will hold a regular meeting Thursday, February 16th, 2012, beginning at 4:00 p.m. at the Clewiston Chamber of Commerce/Museum conference room, 109 Central Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440. If a quorum is not established, the alternative date is Thursday, February 23rd 2012 at 4:00 pm. This meeting is open to the public. The meeting site is accessible by the disabled. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Hendry County Tourist Development Council Karson Turner, Chairman 409518 CN/CB 2/9/2012 NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF THE LANDOWNERS OF DISSTON ISLAND CONSERVANCY DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of Disston Island Conservancy District, and in accordance with Chapter 298, Florida Statutes 1941, and law amendatory thereto, the Annual Meeting of the Landowners of Disston Island Conservancy District for the year 2011, will be held at United States Sugar Corporation, Molasses Sales Of ce, 1995 West Hwy 27, Clewiston, Florida on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 11:00 A.M., for the purpose of: 1. Electing one (1) Supervisor for a term of three (3) years. 2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as the landowners may determine. 3. Transacting such other business as may properly come before the meeting. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISSTON ISLAND CONSERVANCY DISTRICT BY: Sam Williams, President 408895 CN 2/2,9/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 2497 2008 1074433-03000230090 Manuel Gonzalez Lot 9, Block 23, Woodland Subdivision, accor ding to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 1 and 2, 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 March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408285 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry,Florida, the holders 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 2432 2008 1074433-03000010300 Leysa Rodriguez Ramos Lot 30, Block 1, Woodland Subdivision, accor ding to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 1 and 2, 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 March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408290 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella lll, LLC, the holders 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 3153 2007 4104329-06021980120 Deano’s Full Service Inc. Lot 12, Block 2198, Port LaBelle Unit 6, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 109, 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409241 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on 02/18/2012 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 Raven K. Dalton Unit J-2 Misc. Items Yesenia Montaho Unit A-15 Misc. Items Roalinda Herrera Unit 55 Misc. 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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton ll, LLC, the holders 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 2949 2007 4104329-03021030130 First Equity Funding Corp Lot 13, Block 2103, Port LaBelle Unit 3, 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409252 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder Vl, LLC, the holders 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 2826 2007 4104329-0202430120 John C. Swearingen Lot 12, Block 2043, Port LaBelle Unit 2, 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409281 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton ll, LLC, the holders 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 2575 2007 2024329-670000B0300 Javaris J. James Lots 47 and 48, Block B, and the East one-half of the New York Street abutting said lots, Sunset Park Subdivision, accor ding to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 1, 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409231 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT llene & Jon Klasfeld Co Tr, the holders 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 3701 2003 3014334-01001630130 Andrea S. & Ralph J. Marotta Lot 16 and 17, Block163, of the General Plan of Clewiston, Florida, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 71-78, inclusive, 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409224 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II, LLC, the holders 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 2950 2007 4104329-03021030140 First Equity Funding Corp Lot 14, Block 2103, 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409220 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC, the holders 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 236 2007 1194428-A0000790000 John C. & Shelley Swearingen The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 19, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409234 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC, the holders 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 2904 2007 4104329-02020830130 John C. Swearingen Lot 13, Block 2083, 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409266 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC, the holders 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 2547 2007 2024329-46000000070 Park Investments Group, Inc. LaBelle, Millers Subdivision, Lot 11, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 88, inclusive, 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 March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408281 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella lll, LLC, the holders 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 1775 2007 1344432-A0000960000 GAME Investments, Inc. The Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 34, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida, extending or shortening its East and West boundary line so as to terminate at the North boundary line of Providence City, a subdivision recorded in Plat Book 2, Pages 29, 30 and 31, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 80 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4237, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. 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 March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408291 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT llene Klasfeld DBA TCPA Properties, the holders 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 1411 2004 1154432-A0001260100 Edward C. Lowe The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 25 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 3180, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409286 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 2272 2008 1354432-A0002380100 GAME Investments Inc The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 35, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3881, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409264 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 1937 2008 1254432-A0001020000 GAME Investments Inc The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 1180, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409245 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 2738 2008 1214334-010000P0050 James Watson and Joel Mendoza Lot 8, Block P, Harlem 1, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 79, 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 March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408284 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton ll, LLC, the holders 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 2564 2007 2024329-670000A0140 Marcellous Smith & Sophia L. Harris Lot 25 and 26, Block A, Sunset Park, a subdivision of the West one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 8, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 1, 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 March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408283 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 2564 2008 1314433-A0003180000 Moises Rivera Diaz Jr. The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5745, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision 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 March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408288 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 1980 2008 1254432-A0002240100 GAME Investments Inc The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as tract 4999, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409239 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 14 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee February 9, 2012 Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Find it faster. 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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella lll, LLC, the holders 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 2032 2007 1314433-A0000530000 Park Avenue Investments Group Inc. The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 6019, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. 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 March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408292 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC, the holders 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 2044 2007 1314433-A0001370000 John C. & Shelley Swearingen The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 5907, Montura Ranch Estates. 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 March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408282 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 1883 2008 1244432-A0001220100 GAME Investments Inc. The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5195, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409279 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV, LLC the holders 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 2040 2007 1314433-A0000970000 Pilar Home Developers, Inc The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 6077, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision 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 March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408007 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 2270 2008 1354432-A0002320100 GAME Investments Inc. The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 35, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3876, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409270 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 1981 2008 1254432-A0002260100 GAME Investments Inc The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5016, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409222 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Verona A, LLC, the holders 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 1032 2007 1134432-A0001430000 Maria Perez The West one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the North 40 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road to the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3049, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. 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 March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408287 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 2364 2008 1364432-A0002470000 Rex C. & Mary Lou Ransom The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 36, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4171, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409265 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders 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 3577 2008 4104329-030000L0020 Odilance Silien Tract L2, 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 March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408286 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders 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 2709 2008 1214334-010000K0130 Ursula K. Fuller Lot 17 and 18, Block K, Harlem Addition No. 1, to Clewiston, Hendry County, Florida, according to the plat thereof recor ded in Plat Book 2, Page 79, 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 March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408010 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella lll, LLC, the holders 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 191 2007 1074428-A0001410000 Michael D. Kelly The West one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 7, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409244 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee February 9, 2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Glades Central Class of 2002 10-year ReunionThe GLADES CENTRAL COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL Class of 2002 will have a reunion Friday, May 18, 2012 through Sunday, May 20, 2012. For details, please visit our class website at www.gcchsclassof2002.classquest.com. The website will provide you with all the details of the class reunion. We’re still looking for contact information for some of our classmates. While on the class website, there’s a link labeled “Missing Classmates.” Please visit the link to see if you can provide any information or notify the classmate about the reunion and the website. We’re also seeking to invite our high school faculty staff to the reunion as well. If you’re reviewing this ad and you’re interested in attending, please email your contact information to gcchs2002@gmail.com. You can also register as a guest on the class website (www.gcchsclassof2002.classquest.com). For more information, please email gcchs2002@gmail.com NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Verona A, LLC, the holders 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 2609 2007 2184329-03000002290 Elizabeth G. Mack & Dana Brown Lot 229 thru 240, Block 9, Evelyn Terrace, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 46, 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409314 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 See Page 2 for information about how to contact the newspaper.newszap.comFree SpeechFree Ads Reading a newspaper helps you plan your time wisely.No wonder newspaper readers enjoy life more!

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NOTICE OF INTENT TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS Hendry County, Florida (the “County”) hereby provides notice, pursuant to Section 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem special assessments to be levied within the Seven K Estates Subdivision Municipal Services Bene t Unit, within the unincorporated area of the County, for assessments on properties for drainage purposes within that area commencing with the Fiscal Year beginning on October 1, 2012, and continuing each year until discontinued by the County. The County will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to use the uniform method of collecting such assessments authorized by Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearing to be held at 5:00 p.m. on February 28, 2012, in the Commission Chambers, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, Florida. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property subject to the levy. Copies of the proposed form of resolution, which contains the legal description of the real property subject to the levy, are on le at the County Administration Of ce, 640 S. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida. In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the County with respect to any matter relating to the consideration of the resolution at the above-referenced public hearing, a r ecord of the proceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the County Clerk at (863) 675-5217, seven days days prior to the date of the hearing. Tristan Chapman, Chairman BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA 408755 CB/CN 2/2,9,16,23/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 2156 2008 1274432-A0002430000 GAME Investments Inc The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 175, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. 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 Third Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 15th day of March, 2012 Dated this 1st day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 409284 CN 2/9,16,23 & 3/1/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Verona A, LLC the holders 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 787 2007 1274331-010000H0110 Derrick & Vonnette Douglas, Raymond & Barbara Dillon, Wesley & Pearl Gallimore, Errol C. Shim, Michael & Marjorie Gosley The Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 11, Block H, of Diamond “J” Estates, Pioneer Plantation, an unrecorded subdivision. 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 March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408006 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PURSUANT TO A WRIT OF EXECUTION heretofore issued out of the Circuit Court, Hendry County, Florida, Case number: 95-268DR on November 30th, 2011 in the matter of Zenoria T. Mckinney, as petitioner and Shep Harris, as respondent, I Steve Whidden, as Sheriff of Hendry County, Florida, have levied upon all the right, title and interest of the respondent, to-wit: Lot 28, Block “K”, HARLEM ADDITION TO CLEWISTON, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 79, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida, including the 1986 Fleet wood 14X52 Mobile Home, Vin No,: LFLSP1AG257011902, and Title No.: 43345287. Also known as 1011 Della Tobias Avenue, Clewiston Florida 33440. and on March 15th, 2012, at 11:00am, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, I will, at the Hendry County Sheriff’s Of ce, located at 101 S. Bridge Street LaBelle, Florida offer the above described property for sale at public outcry and sell the same, subject to ALL prior liens, if any, to the highest and best bidder for CASH IN HAND, plus Florida State Sales Tax, if applicable, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and satisfaction of the above described execution. IN accordance with American with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall contact the individual or agency sending notice not later than seven days prior to the proceeding at the address given on notice. Telephone (904) 257-6097; 1-9=800-955-87671 (+TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay Service.Steve Whidden as Sheriff Hendry County, Florida By: Lt. Andy Lewis 409495 CN/CB 2/9,16,23;3/1/2012 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS LONG TERM LEASE OF 6.26 ACRES (MOL) AIRGLADES INDUSTRIAL PARK, CLEWISTON, FLORIDA RFP NUMBER: 2012-12 OPENING DATE AND TIME: February 16, 2012 @ 2:00 P.M. Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, for the long term lease of 6.26 acres (more or less), located within the Airglades Industrial Park, Clewiston, Florida (part of Parcel I.D. No. 1-33-43-17-A00-0001.0000). In order to be considered, proposals 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, on or before Thursday, February 16, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this r equest will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the RFP 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. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to lease the property, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFP, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this RFP, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this RFP, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 409517 CN/CB 2/9/2012 NOTICE OF FGUA PUBLIC MEETING CHANGE OF TIME AND VENUE The Florida Governmental Utility Authority (“FGUA”) announces public meetings to which all interested persons are invited. The FGUA is a legal entity and public body created pursuant to the provisions of Section 163.01, Florida Statutes, and an Interlocal Agreement among Citrus County, Florida, DeSoto County, Florida, Hendry County, Florida, Lee County, Florida, Pasco County, Florida, and Polk County, Florida. The FGUA Board of Directors will not hold the February 23, 2012 meetings as previously noticed and advertised. The meetings will be held at the following locations and times: The regular meeting will be held on February 23, 2012 at 10:00 am, MacDill AFB-Albert B. Arrighi Base Education Center & Base Library, Bldg. 252, 8102 Condor Street, Tampa, FL 33621 To include a review of the MacDill Utility System which will begin at approximately 11:00 am and a Strategic Planning Session which will begin at approximately 12:30 pm at the MacDill AFB-Surfs Edge Club, Bldg. 499, 7315 Bayshore Boulevard, Tampa, Florida 33621. Persons wishing to attend will be required to provide generally accepted of cial identi cation and are urged to contact the Board Clerk at the number below for access information. The FGUA Board will address general operating issues of the FGUA. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the FGUA with respect to any matter considered at the meeting, such person will need a record of the proceedings and may need to ensure that a verbatim record is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be made. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodations or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk to the FGUA Board at (877) 552-3482 or (407) 629-6900, at least three business days prior to the date of the meeting. If you have any questions, please contact the Clerk to the FGUA Board at (877) 552-FGUA or (407) 629-6900. 409096 CN 2/9/2012 REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PHASE SERVICES FOR REPAVING CR 835 FROM 7.66 MILES SOUTH OF US 27 TO 6.65 MILES SOUTH OF US 27, CLEWISTON, FL FM# 430094 RFQ No. 2012-10 Opening Date and Time: March 8, 2012 @ 2:00 p.m. Hendry County is seeking engineering rms interested in providing professional services in connection with repaving CR 835 from 7.66 miles South of US 27 to 6.65 miles South of US 27 in Clewiston, Florida. Firms submitting must have expertise in design, permitting, and construction inspection services. Proposers shall have all services available in-house or may propose multiple rms, which have joined together to provide the various required disciplinary services in order to offer a complete submission. Individuals and rms properly registered in the State of Florida are encouraged to submit their quali cations for consideration. All submittals (see Part IV, Submission Requirements) received in response to this RFQ will be reviewed by a County Evaluation Committee. In order to be considered, submittals must be 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 2:00 p.m., March 8, 2012, 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 RFQ Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Of ce, located at 640 S. Main St., LaBelle, FL 33935 (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220. Instructions and RFQ documents will be emailed upon request; however, Hendry County will not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of documents sent via email. The solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFQ, 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 RFQ, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks Minority and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 409451 CN/CB 2/9,16,23;3/1/2012 FIRST PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Hendry County will be conducting a Public Hearing for the FY 2011 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grant program. The County is eligible to receive up to $750,000 from the Florida Small Cities CDBG program administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The FY 2011 CDBG funds will be used for one of the following purposes: 1. To bene t low and moderate income persons; or 2. To aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; or 3. To meet other community development needs of recent origin having a particular urgency because existing conditions pose a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community and where other nancial resources are not available to meet such needs. The categories of activities for which the FY 2011 funds may be used are in the areas of housing, neighborhood revitalization, commercial revitalization, or economic development and include such improvement activities as acquisition of real property, loans to private-for-pro t business, purchase of machinery and equipment, construction of infrastructure, rehabilitation of houses and commercial buildings, and energy conservation. Additional information regarding the range of activities that may be undertaken will be provided at the public hearing. For each activity that is proposed, at least 70% of the funds must bene t low and moderate income persons.In developing an application for submission to DCA, the County must plan to minimize displacement of persons as a result of planned CDBG activities. In addition, the County is required to develop a plan to assist displaced persons.The public hearing to receive citizen views concerning the community’s economic and community development needs will be at the Hendry County Board of County Commission meeting held at the Hendry County Commission Chambers, Hendry County Court House in LaBelle, Florida on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. For information concerning the public hearing, contact the County Administrator’s Of ce or telephone 863-675-5220. The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location. Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired or the visually impaired should contact the County Administrator’s Of ce at least ve calendar days prior to the meeting and an interpreter will be provided. Any non-English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should contact the County Administrator’s Of ce at least ve calendar days prior to the meeting and a language interpreter will be provided. To access a Telecommunication Device for Deaf Persons (TDD) please call 1-800-955-8771. Any handicapped person requiring special accommodation at this meeting should contact the County Administrator’s Of ce at least ve calendar days prior to the meeting. 409520 CN/CB 2/9/2012 HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty DATE: 2/28/12 SUBJECT AREA: 221 Terminal Pay EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for terminal pay. CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1012.61, 1012.65, 1012.27, 1001.42 and 1001.43 F.S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1012.61, 1012.65, 1012.27, 1001.42 and 1001.43 F.S. FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without cost, at the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for requirements for terminal pay. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on February 28, 2012. Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding the statement of estimated regulatory cost, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice. Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future. Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing, to the Superintendent of Schools. Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or workshop. Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certi ed copy of the proposed rule shall be led in the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S. 408690 CN 2/2,9,16 CB 2/16/2012 NOTICE OF FILING ENGINEER’S REPORT FOR CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT Notice is given to all persons interested in the following described land and property in Hendry County, Florida, to wit: the owners and all persons interested in the lands corporate and other property in and adjacent to the Central County Water Control District, “the District,” that the engineer hereto appointed to determine bene ts and damages to the property and lands situated in the District and to determine the estimated cost of the proposed water control plan or plan amendment, led his report in the of ce of the secretary of the district, located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida on the 22nd day of February, 2012, and you may examine the report and le written objections with the secretary of the district to all, or any part thereof, on or before February 15, 2012. The report recommends The Central County Water Control Plan be amended as follows: 1. Completion of Reservoir Levee Improvements -Construction of the 2.5 miles of the levee that remains to be completed in order to allow water retention at design/permitted capacity; 2. Installation of Two (2) Additional Pumps The installation of two additional pumps upon completion of the Reservoir Levee thereby increasing the District’s permitted pumping capacity from 250,000 gpm to 300,000 gpm, a net 50,000 gpm theoretical increase in pumping capacity; 3. Inclusion of Woodlands Subdivision in the District’s Geographical Boundaries The District’s legal description contains a scrivener’s error thereby not closing the legal description of the Woodland’s Subdivision as it relates to the geographical boundaries of the District; 4. Provision for a Special Assessment Funding the Reservoir Levee Completion The District intends to fund the Reservoir Levee Improvements referenced herein by a special assessment not previously authorized by law through the provisions of Chapter 298, Florida Statutes; and, A nal hearing to consider approval of the report and proposed water control plan or plan amendment shall be held at its regularly scheduled meeting of Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston. CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT 407529 CN 1/19,26 2/2,9,16/2012 HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty DATE: 2/28/12 SUBJECT AREA: 221A Terminal Pay EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for terminal pay for administrative support, non-instructional bargaining and non-bargaining personnel. CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1012.61, 1012.65, 1012.27, 1001.42 and 1001.43 F.S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1012.61, 1012.65, 1012.27, 1001.42 and 1001.43 F.S. FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without cost, at the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for requirements for terminal pay for administrative support, non-instructional barganing and non-bargaining personnel. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on February 28, 2012. Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding the statement of estimated regulatory cost, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice. Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future. Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing, to the Superintendent of Schools. Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or workshop. Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certi ed copy of the proposed rule shall be led in the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S. 408692 CN 2/2,9,16 CB 2/16/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 16 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee February 9, 2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC, the holders 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 1711 2007 1274432-A0001540100 Elena E. Rodriguez The North one-half of the East one-half of the South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 114, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. 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 March, 2012 which is the 1st day of March, 2012 Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 408289 CN 1/26 & 2/2,9,16/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 09-213-CA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, VS. RICHARD J. MARQUITH A/K/A RICHARD MARQUITH; PATSY A. MARQUITH A/K/A PATSY MARQUITY; Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated January 18, 2012, August 30, 2011, and entered in Case No. 09-213-CA, of the Circuit Court of the 20TH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida. COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. is Plaintiff and RICHARD J. MARQUITH A/K/A RICHARD MARQUITH; PATSY A. MARQUITH A/K/A PATSY MARQUITH; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash 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 22nd day of February, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 57, TANGLEWOOD OAKS UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 176, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim with 60 days after the sale. Dated this 25th day of January, 2012. BARBARA S. BUTLER As Clerk of said Court By: 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 1-800-9558771 (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 408625 CN 2/2,9/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2010-CA-000554 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, VS. BEBI SAHEED, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated February 1, 2012 and entered in Case No. 26-2010CA-000554 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and BEBI SAHEED; RASHEED M. SAHEED; TENANT #1 N/K/A SHEIK M. SAHEED; TENANT #2 N/K/A BIBI H. SAHEED; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will set] to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR. HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 7th day of March, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: ALL THAT CERTAIN LAND SITUATED IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, VIZ: BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 42 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST; THENCE NORTHERLY ALONG THE WEST BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SECTION 32, A DISTANCE OF 149 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE EASTERLY ALONG A LINE 240 FEET NORTH OF AND PARALLEL TO THE NORTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 32, A DISTANCE OF 129 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTHERLY ALONG A LINE 129 FEET EAST OF AND PARALLEL TO SAID WEST BOUNDARY LINE OF SECTION 32, A DISTANCE OF 240 FEET TO A POINT ON SAID NORTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 32; THENCE WESTERLY ALONG SAID NORTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 32, A DISTANCE OF 129 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING; EXCEPT THE SOUTH 35 FEET OF AFORE DESCRIBED PARCEL OF LAND WHICH IS FOR ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY. A/K/A 984 NOBLES ROAD, 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 January 30, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09113716 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whoie of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 409480 CN 2/9,16/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2009-CA-000061 GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, VS. JOYCE E. DANIELS, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated February 2, 2012 and entered in Case No. 26-2009CA-000061 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, is the Plaintiff and JOYCE E. DANIELS; RANDAL T. DANIELS; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will set] to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR. HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 7th day of March, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 24, BLOCK 2110, PORT LABELLE, UNIT 3, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 PAGES 73 THROUGH 85, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 5007 DANIA CIRCLE, LABELLE, FL 33935 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on February 2, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09002892 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whoie of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 409501 CN 2/9,16/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2009-CA-001187 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, VS. RICK A. SHEPHERD AKA RICK SHEPHERD et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 26, 2012 and entered in Case No. 26-2009CA-001187 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and RICK A. SHEPHERD AKA RICK SHEPHERD; CONCETTA M NASO AKA CONCETTA NASO; WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will set] to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR. HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 29th day of February, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: THE EAST 160.21 FEET OF THE WEST ONE HALF OF THE SOUTHWEST ONE QUARTE R OF THE NORTHEAST ONE QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST ONE QUARTER OF SECTION 28, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 20 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS THE NORTH 25.00 FEET THEREOF. ALSO KNOWN AS THE EAST 160.21 FEET OF LOT 74 LABELLE ACRES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION A/K/A 291 CASE ROAD, 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 January 30, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Cler k Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09105245 WELLSLPS-PHA---Team I **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whoie of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 409020 CN 2/9,16/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 22-2010-CA-000163 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, V S. SHANNON M. PIGOTT, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated 1-20-2012 and entered in Case No. 22-2010CA-000163 of the Circuit Court of the T WENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., is the Plaintiff and SHANNON M. PIGOTT; RALPH M. PIGOTT; TENANT #1 N/K/A JOHN DOE; TENANT #2 N/K/A JANE DOE are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will set] to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF T HE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR. HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY A DMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 1st day of March, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: TRACT 23, FIRST ADDITION TO LABELLE HIGHLANDS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 73, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. 1996 BRENNER MANUFACTURE’S SERIAL NUMBER / VIN NUMBERS: 10L25176X AND 10L25176U HUD CERTIFICATION LABEL NUMBERS: FLA58838 AND FLA588837 MANUFACTURER’S NAME: LIBERTY HOMES TRADE/MODEL: KC285628 DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 04/10/1996 A/K/A 4532 LOBLOLLY BAY RD. 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 January 25, 2012. 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 F09078421 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court A dministrator whoie of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 409532 CN 2/9,16/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2011-CA-000702 JAMES B NUTTER & COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. JULIE C. WILKINS, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 26, 2012 and entered in Case No. 26-2011CA-000702 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein JAMES B NUTTER & COMPANY is the Plaintiff and JULIE C. WILKINS; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, OF JULIE C. WILKINS N/K/A WAYNE WILKINS; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON BEHALF OP U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 29th day of February, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 19, BLOCK 2. BELMONT SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN FLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 9, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 441 1ST AVENUE, 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 January 30, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F11029631 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a 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; 1-80Q955-8771, (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 409019 CN 2/9,16/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY Case #: 2011-CA-000865 Bank of America, National Association, Plaintiff, -vsMarc Thomas Helfrich a/k/a Marc T. Helfrich; Rainee Dawn Landry a/k/a Rainee D. Helfrich; Unknown Parties in Possession #1, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants; Unknown Parties in Possession #2, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGSPROPERTY TO: Rainee Dawn Landry a/k/a Rainee D. Helfrich; ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 1691 Caloosa Estates Court, LaBelle, FL 33935 Residence unknown, if living, including any unknown spouse of the said Defendants, if either has remarried and if either or both of said Defendants are dead, their respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant(s); and the aforementioned named Defendant(s) and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants as may be infants, incompetents or otherwise not suri juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been commenced to foreclose a mortgage on the following real property, lying and being and situated in Hendry County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: LOT 2, CALOOSA ESTATES UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 77, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. more commonly known as 1691 Caloosa Estates Court, LaBelle, FL 33935. This action has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, upon SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33614, within thirty (30) days after the rst publication of this notice and le the original with the clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 26th day of January, 2012. BARBARA S. BUTLER Circuit and County Courts By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk 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 the ADA Coordinator, 1700 Monroe Street, Suite 1213, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 (239) 533-1521 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 408852 CN 2/2,9/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY Case #: 2009-CA-000868 Citibank, N.A., as trustee for the Merrill Lynch Mortgage Investors Trust, Mortgage Loan Asset-Backed Certi cates, Series 2007-HE2 Plaintiff, -vsJose Antonio Herrera and Maria Theresa Herrera, Husband and Wife; Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as Nominee for Ownit Mortgage Solutions, Inc.; Defendant. AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling foreclosure sale dated January 20, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 2009CA-000868 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein Citibank, N.A., as Trustee for the Merrill Lynch Mortgage Investors Trust, Mortgage Loan Asset-Backed Certi cates, Series 2007-HE2, Plaintiff and Jose Antonio Herrera and Maria Theresa Herrera, Husband and Wife are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN THE HENDRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, (BEING THE 2ND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COURTS BUILDING), LABELLE, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M., February 22, the following property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOTS 15, BLOCK B, RIDGEVIEW ESTATE ADDITION NO. 1, A SUBDIVISION IN THE CITY OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 85 AND 86, INCLUSIVE, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DATED at LABELLE, Florida, this 24 day of January, 2012. BARBARA S. BUTLER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Hendry County, Florida /s/ J. Bevis DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813)880-8888 408657 CN 2/2,9/2012 ORDER OF NOTICE STATE OF CONNECTICUT SUPERIOR COURT Judicial District of Hartford at Hartford, CT 90 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106 January 20, 2012 Giarratano, Linda A. vs. Giarratano, Frank M. Return Date: February 14, 2012 NOTICE TO: FRANK M. GIARRATANO The Court has reviewed the Motion for Order of Notice in Family Cases and the Complaint which asks for a Divorce (dissolution of marriage) based on irretrievable differences. The Court nds that the defendant’s current address is unknown and that all reasonable efforts to nd him/her have failed. The Court also nds that the defendant’s last known address was located at 285 Case Road, LaBelle, FL 33935. THE COURT ORDERS that the notice be given to the defendant by placing a legal notice in the Caloosa Belle, a weekly newspaper circulating in LaBelle, FL, containing a true and attested copy of this Order of Notice, and statement that Automatic Court Orders have been issued in the case as required by Section 25-5 of the Connecticut Practice Book and are a part of the Complaint on le with the Court. The notice shall appear once a week for two successive weeks commencing on or before January 27, 2012 and proof of service shall be led with this Court. ATTEST: A TRUE COPY Bruce Kaz, State Marshal County of Hartford State of Connecticut 408272 CB 1/26;2/2,9/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 17 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee February 9, 2012 How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds. Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Join all the people who Ilditith Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Find it f aster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Shop here first! 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Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Hendry and Glades CountiesBY PAT DOBBINS Hendry/Glades Health DepartmentsAccording to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. About every 25 seconds, an American will have a coronary (heart) event and about one every minute will die from one. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Hendry and Glades counties. Here are a few tips to help you to become “heart healthy”. Eat a healthy diet. Choosing healthier meals and snacks can help you avoid heart disease and its complications. Be sure to eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Eating foods low in saturated fat and cholesterol and high in ber can help prevent high blood cholesterol. Limiting salt or sodium in your diet can also lower your blood pressure. Maintain a healthy weight. Being overweight or obese can increase your risk for heart disease. To determine whether your weight is in a healthy range, healthcare providers often calculate a number called the body mass index (BMI). Sometimes your waist and hip measurements are used to measure your excess body fat. Exercise regularly. Physical activity can help you maintain a healthy weight and lower your cholesterol and blood pressure. It is suggested that adults should engage in moderate-intensity exercise for at least 30 minutes each day. Quit smoking or don’t start smoking. Cigarette smoking greatly increases your risk for heart disease. So, if you don’t smoke, don’t start. If you do smoke, quitting will lower your risk for heart disease. Talk to your healthcare provider about ways you can quit smoking. Limit alcohol use. Avoid drinking too much alcohol, which can cause high blood pressure. Prevent or Treat Your Medical Conditions: If you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or diabetes, there are steps you can take to lower your risk for heart disease. Have your cholesterol checked. Your health care provider should test your cholesterol levels regularly. Talk with your healthcare provider about this simple blood test. Monitor your blood pressure. High blood pressure has no symptoms, so be sure to have it checked on a regular basis. Manage your diabetes. If you have diabetes, closely monitor your blood sugar levels. Talk with your health care provider about treatment options. Take your medications. If you’re taking medication to treat high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or diabetes, follow your healthcare provider’s instructions carefully. Always ask questions if you don’t understand something. Talk with your health care provider. You and your healthcare provider can work together to prevent or treat the medical conditions that lead to heart disease. Discuss your treatment plan regularly and bring a list of questions to your appointments. Know your signs and symptoms. Some heart attacks are sudden and intense, however, most heart attacks start slowly and you may only feel mild pain or discomfort. Many people aren’t sure what’s wrong and wait too long before getting help. Here are signs that can mean a heart attack is happening: Chest discomfort. Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back. It can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness, or pain. Discomfort in other areas of the upper body. Symptoms can include pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw, or stomach. Shortness of breath. May occur with or without chest discomfort. Other signs. These may include breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea, or lightheadedness. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons you have to ght heart disease. Choose lean meats and poultry without skin. Prepare them without added saturated and trans fat. Select fat-free, one percent fat, and low-fat dairy products. Cut back on foods with partially hydrogenated vegetable oils to reduce trans fat in your diet. Cut back on foods high in dietary cholesterol. Try to eat less than 300mg of cholesterol each day. Cut back on beverages and foods with added sugars. Select and purchase foods lower in salt/sodium. If you drink alcohol, drink in moderation. That means no more than one drink per day i f you’re a woman and two drinks per day if you’re a man. Keep an eye on your portion sizes. Physical activity in your daily life is an important step to preventing heart disease. You can take a few simple steps at home, at work, and at play to increase the amount of physical activity in your life. Start taking steps to be heart-healthy. 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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 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 $12Half price laser spay & neuter w/full puppy & kitten shots Half price boarding Cash OnlyDisclaimer: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 19 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee February 9, 2012 “My poll workers were on the ball and it w ent just like clockwork,” she said. The of ce nished counting the ballots and sent the nal elections results to the state at 8:30 p.m. Glades County had a 34 percent turnout of the county’s 1,789 registered Republicans. Ms. Whiddon said she thought this was a good turnout since only those registered in one political party could vote and since there w ere no local races or issues on the ballot. None of the political candidates in the race visited Glades County during the campaign. Most Glades County voters cast their ballots on election days. Absentee ballots accounted for 93 votes cast. Forty Glades County voters took advantage of early voting. Of the votes cast in Glades County, Newt Gingrich took the lead with 297 votes and Mitt Romney was in second place with 237 votes. Statewide, Mr. Romney won the election with 46 percent of the votes. Since the Florida primary is a “winner takes all” election, Mr. Romney received all 50 of Florida’s delegates to the Republican National Convention, to be held Aug. 27-30 in Tampa. However, since the election, Newt Gingrich has since challenged Florida’s “winner takes all” status with the Republican National Committee. ELECTIONContinued From Page 1 Glades County Jan. 31 Republican Presidential Preference PrimaryCandidates Votes PercentageMichele Bachmann 1 0.15% Herman Cain 0 0% Newt Gingrich 297 43.29% Jon Huntsman 9 0% Gary Johnson 0 0% Ron Paul 35 5.12% Rick Perry 3 0.44% Mitt Romney 237 34.55% Rick Santorum 113 16.47% Statewide, Mitt Romney received 46.42% of the votes; New Gingrich, 31.93%; Rick Santorum, 13.34%; Ron Paul, 7.01%; John Huntsman, 0.37%; Michelle Bachmann, 0.24%; Hermain Cain, 0.21%; Gary Johnson, 0.07%. Gilbert Chevrolet donates more than $2,100 in cash and sports equipment to Moore Haven Junior Senior High SchoolGilbert Chevrolet, one of six Chevrolet dealers from the West Palm area that partnered with local youth soccer leagues for the 2011 season, raised nearly $21,900 in total donations from the dealership and private parties. In addition to monetary support, Gilbert Chevrolet provided Moore Haven Junior/ Senior HS with equipment donations, an opportunity to raise and keep up to $10,000 through a unique fundraiser, and participation in an instructional soccer clinic. “Chevrolet has a long history with youth sports and we’re glad we were able to bring that commitment to our youth soccer leagues in Okeechobee where our customers and their families live, work, and play,” said Kevin Hat eld, Fleet Sales Manager for Gilbert Chevrolet. “We’ve been part of this community for over 78 years and enjoy supporting our youth sports teams.” Moore Haven Junior/Senior HS had the opportunity to raise as much as $10,000 through a fundraising opportunity. One lucky winner in each region won his or her choice of a 2012 Chevy Cruze or Equinox. Another lucky winner in the West Palm-are a received a home entertainment package. One hundred percent of the proceeds of the fundraiser went directly to the league. “We are delighted to be involved with youth soccer,” said Hat eld, of Gilbert Chevrolet. “Sponsoring Moore Haven Junior/Senior HS gave us the opportunity to illustrate our commitment to the youth and families in and around Okeechobee and we’re glad to have achieved such a positive outcome for the community.” In 2011, more than 700 Chevrolet dealers participated in Chevy Youth Soccer across the USA. Gilbert Chevrolet scores a goal for area youth soccer Car Cruisin’ in LaBelleLABELLE—The South Central Florida Car Club would like to announce that registration is now open for the Sixth Annual Legends of the Road Super Cruise and Show. The show is open to all makes, models and years of cars and trucks. The show will be held on Feb. 25, starting at 9 a.m. Vehicles will be staged on Ft. Thompson Ave. There will be trophies awarded in numerous categories. Applications can be found on line at: www. swampcabbagefestival.org or by calling 863-634-1791 or 863-234-8343. Registrations can also taken at the Hot Rides and Hot Dogs in the Park on Feb. 21, from 5-8 p.m., at Baron Park in LaBelle. The following individuals were arrested on felony or driving under the in uence (DUI) charges by the Glades County Sheriff's Of ce (OCSO), the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) or the Department of Corrections (DOC).  Yanquis Perez, 28, Tropicana Blvd., Naples, was arrested Feb. 1 on a felony warrant. His bond was set at $2,000.  John Luc Torres, 21, was arrested Feb. 1 on two counts of sexual assault. He is being held without bond.  Jared Franklin Woodward, 33, Florida Ave., Moore Haven, was arrested Feb. 3 on an out-of county felony warrant. He is being held without bond. He was also arrested on a charge of possession of a weapon or ammunition by a convicted felon. His bond on that charge is $5,000. This column lists arrests and not convictions, unless otherwise stated. Anyone listed here who is later found innocent or has had the charges against them dropped is welcome to inform this newspaper. The information will be con rmed and printed. Glades County Arrests

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 20 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee February 9, 2012 Special to the Glades County Democrat/ Leslie FulfordTiny Miss Chalo Nitka and her courtThe 2012 Tiny Miss Chalo Nitka was crowned at the pageant in Moore Haven on Feb. 4. Left to right are First Runner Up Hannah Johnson, 2012 Tiny Miss Chalo Nitka Albrey West, and Second Runner Up Aubrey Pollard. Albrey West also won the Tiny Miss Photogenic Title. Special to the Glades County Democrat/ Shelly HumphriesMini Miss Chalo Nitka and her courtThe 2012 Mini Miss Chalo Nitka was crowned at the pageant in Moore Haven on Feb. 4. Left to right are Second Runner Up Madelyn Collier, 2012 Mini Miss Chalo Nitka Tylee Blair Jones and First Runner Up Roxanna Navarro. Tylee Blair Jones was also awarded the Mini Miss Photogenic title. Chalo Nitka Pageant plannedThe 2012 Chalo Nitka Festival Queen Pageant will be held Feb. 18, in the Moore Haven High School Auditorium. The Princess Pageant (grades 4-6) will begin at 5 p.m. The Junior Miss Pageant (grades 7-9) will follow immediately after the Princess Pageant. The Chalo Nitka Queen Scholarship Pageant will begin at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for students. Children under the age of 5 will be admitted free. The Chalo Nitka Festival will be held on the festival grounds at Chalo Nitka Park (across from the Glades County School Board Of ce) on March 2, 3 and 4. The festival includes midway games, rides, and vendor booths selling food, crafts and jewelry. Events also include a rodeo and the Glades County livestock show. The Chalo Nitka parade will be Saturday morning, March 3. For more information online go to www.chalonitka.com. Special to the Glades County Democrat/ Shelly Humphries2011 Little Miss Emily Woznick and and 2011 Queen Kelsey Ahern will crown the new Chalo Nitka royalty on Feb. 18.