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Title: Glades County Democrat
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Publisher: Glades Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Moore Haven Fla
Publication Date: 05-03-2012
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May 3, 2012 Vol. 84 No. 13 newszap.comFree SpeechFree Ads Terriers baseball team honors seniors ... Page 8 50¢ Plus tax Local residents arrested ...Page 3 Opinion ...Page 3 See Page 3 for information on how to contact the newspaper. Storm damage blamed on straight line winds ..Page 9 Tractor-trailer stolen from parking lot ... Page 11 Special to the Glades County Democrat/ Tycee Prevatt4-Hers compete in District EventsSix young people from Glades County participated in the District 10 Events on Saturday, April 28 in Arcadia. At District Events youth get a chance to share their knowledge and project work through, demonstrations, illustrated talks, Share the fun (a talent show), and Fashion Revue (for sewing club members). Left to right are Darcy McRoy and Brice Prowant with their District Event Certi cates. Lacy Green, Makkenzie Kellogg, Rieonna Eley and Alexis Eley wearing their Fashion Revue out ts. For more on the story, see page 16. Minikwu returns to Glades County to coach footballBy Charles M. MurphySpecial to the Glades County Democrat Mike Minikwu will return to coach football for his alma mater Moore Haven High School next fall. The Glades County native attended Upper Iowa University where he played football and baseball and then coached at Postville High School for four years. Last season, his rst as head coach, his team defeated some of the top teams in Iowa and reached the quarter nals o f the state playoffs. Minikwu said the Moore Haven job was the only one that would have pried him away from the Peacocks. "I'm very excited to come home and get back to Moore Haven and coach football because it is a very special place to me," he said. Minikwu's parents live in Clewiston and he has cousins and other relatives in Moore Haven. Moore Haven Athletic Director Janice Brown said 50 coaches applied for the job High school welcomes new coach See COACH — Page 11 By Eric KoppSpecial to the Glades County Democrat Grievances led April 23 by two Glades County employees accuse the current county manager of bullying and threatening employees and of using profane language in front of them. One of those grievances led against County Manager Wendell Taylor also accuses him of referring to Glades County Commissioner Donna Storter Long as "the enemy." And, on at lease one occasion, allegedly referred to Commissioner Long in a vulgar and profane manner. "I've noticed it from day one. He's got a certain few he just dislikes and he just harasses these people constantly," said Earl Cline, a maintenance technician who's worked for the county the last ve years. "One lady, I'm afraid she's going to have a nervous breakdown -everything's been directed at her lately." Records show that Mr. Cline led his grievance on April 23. The situation will be turned over to an Orlando labor attorney for investigation. When contacted Tuesday, May 1, Mark Levitt, of the law rm Allen, Norton and Blue, said he will be conducting the investigation. He has not been of cially hired yet and will Complaints led against county managerSee COUNTY— Page 11

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With speeches by leaders of the Seminole Tribe of Florida and a special appearance by stars of the hit National Geographic Wild reality show “Swamp Men,” the Seminole Casino Big Cypress opened for business today at the Tribe’s popular Billie Swamp Safari attraction. The new location replaces a temporary casino structure that was tucked away in a more remote location of the 50,000-acre reservation, south of Lake Okeechobee, about midway across the state. Moving to Billie Swamp Safari makes the casino immediately available to hundreds of tourists that visit the popular attraction every day. It adds another entertainment dimension to an attraction that already includes airboat and swamp buggy rides, as well as wild animal displays and shows. “We’re going to start out small and hopefully we’ll get big someday,” said Seminole Tribal Council Representative Mondo Tiger, who represents the Big Cypress Reservation. “That’s our goal.” “This is a rst step with the Tribe consolidating the gaming with the entertainment and the hospitality together on the Big Cypress Reservation,” said Joe Frank, Big Cypress representative on the Seminole Tribe of Florida, Inc., Board of Directors. 36 slot machines with popular titles like Stinkin’ Rich, Princess of the Amazon, Deal or No Deal and Cougarlicious are set up in a rustic casino space in keeping with the natural environment of the nearby Florida Everglades. Knotty pine and natural stone decorate the walls of the casino, w hich also features plank wood oors and cypress tree trunks as roof supports. “We wanted to create something that’s part of the true culture and the environment of Big Cypress,” said Seminole Gaming CEO Jim Allen. “I am committed 100 percent to making sure it’s only a rst step.” The Seminole Casino Big Cypress is adjacent to the popular Swamp Water Caf restaurant at Billie Swamp Safari. Thanks to the Swamp Water Caf, casino patrons have access to food and beverage options that were not available at the previous casino site. In addition to tourists, the Big Cypress Seminole Casino attracts local slot machine players from Clewiston and other communities along the south shore of Lake Okeechobee. In addition, more than 500 members of the Seminole Tribe of Florida live in or near the Big Cypress community on the Big Cypress Seminole Reservation. The new casino location is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The Seminole Casino Big Cypress does not include table games, per the terms of the 2010 Compact agreement between the State of Florida and the Seminole Tribe. Players must be at least 21 years of age. There is no admission charge to gain entrance to the new casino. From Clewiston, take County Road 835 south to County Road 833 (Josie Billie Highway) and turn left. Follow the signs to Billie Swamp Safari. The Seminole Casino Big Cypress is one of seven Florida casinos owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe, which is among the world’s most successful gaming operators. Others are the agship Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino complexes in Hollywood and Tampa, as well as Seminole Casinos in Coconut Creek, Immokalee, Brighton and the original Seminole Casino Hollywood, which rst opened in 1979 and helped to pioneer Indian Gaming in North America. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Also on Sale; Area Rugs, Lamps, Accessories, TV’s and Appliances E-Z In-Store Financing Available Dresser, Mirror, Headboard, Footboard & Rails $599.95 3pc. Bed $199.95, Chest $199.95, Night Stand $99.95 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 3, 2012 Seminole Casino Big Cypress Opens at Billie Swamp Safari; New Casino Location Taps Tourist Market at Popular Attraction SUBMITTED PHOTOMondo Tiger and Joe Frank take the rst pulls on slot machine levers at the new Seminole Casino Big Cypress at Billie Swamp Safari.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 3 OPINION/Glades County Democrat May 3, 2012 Public Forum/Speak Out 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:Water management Water management has always had the nal say in everything in Florida. If you really w ant to go back to when the river was not a canal, and it is now, you would need to re create several now missing smaller lakes that have been destroyed by the water management channel called the Caloosahatchee w ater way. You see it all goes back to the late 1800s and early 1900s when they wanted to drain the Glades and make them useful land. It’s been a screw up after screw up after that. The river of grass that ran from just below Gainsville to Miami has been cross cut and drained and channeled to meet the desire of men, and not to the bene t of nature. Water w ill run down hill, eventually. What happens to it between cloud and the bottom of that hill, well that is up to water (mis)management and their grand failed policies.  Water management does whatever they w ant to do, but they don’t seem to know how to manage water. Instead of sending w ater to the ocean all year, they should be storing it. They bought thousands of acres of land which they said was for water storage, so why aren’t they using it for water storage? Every year it’s a big emergency when the lake gets low. Seems to me this should be no big surprise to them. They should be storing w ater to use in the dry season.Election signs Sadly in this country, people often vote based on name recognition. That’s the reason for the T-shirts and signs. People are too lazy to actually do some research, read newspaper articles, go to debates and ask questions ...  I would love for someone to set up a debate between the candidates. It’s time to manage the county like a business. We need to bring jobs and businesses to Glades County. They’ve talked about it long enough. Time to put up are move over.Water conservation It seems to me that they should start spouting off about the water shortage when the dry season starts and the snowbirds have not yet arrived in force. No, instead they wait until the snowbirds leave, then they punish us, the property owner and taxpayer.  They should just go to year round water conservation and encourage folks to plant native vegetation so they don’t have to water it. I see people watering their lawns every day or every other day. That just encourages shallow roots and the grass is then dependent on the frequent waterings. If you plant native grass and only water it until it gets a good start, after that you just leave it alone. The roots will grow down to the water. It will stop growing when there is little rain, but it will come back fresh and green when the rains start again.Smart meters I just had FPL come out and try to install a smart meter in place of the old fashioned meter with a Merry Go Round, like the kind that have been around since I was born in 1941. Short and sweet. RESIST! In a “nutshell”. Smart meters are going to be one of the major ways for both “snooping” and “billing.” There are companies that already have programs that tell the power company all about your life style and habits and electronic devices and equipment you have in your home. The excuses given are that it is going to help everyone to reduce their bills and energy consumption and make it easier to monitor the electronic grid. While it can and will be used for those purposes the prime reason is that there are world organizations that are mandating the use of these devices to be able to control the populations around the world. They can turn your power off remotely without your consent or knowledge. Wake up America!  My power has been out at least 10 times since they installed this stupid thing WITHOUT my permission. They just came in and did it. I want my old meter back. The following individuals were arrested on felony or driving under the in uence (DUI) charges by the Glades County Sheriff’s Of ce (GCSO), the Seminole Police Department (SPD), the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) or the Department of Corrections (DOC).  Monica Chandler, 18, Gamble St., Moore Haven, was arrested April 24 by the GCSO on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. Her bond on the aggravated battery charge was set at $10,000. She was released on her own recognizance on the aggravated assault charge.  Elizabeth Danielle Skipper, 30, Arbor Lane, Ortona, was arrested April 25 by the GCSO on a Hendry County warrant charging her with violation of probation. She was released to Hendry County authorities.  Donna Elizabeth Hagan, 48, U.S. 27, Moore Haven, was arrested April 25 by the GCSO on a felony charge of burglary of an occupied structure and a misdemeanor charge of petit theft. She was released on her own recognizance.  Jessica Erin Kirkland, 29, Courtland Ave., Lehigh Acres, was arrested April 25 b y the GCSO on warrants charging her with violation of probation criminal use of personal identi cation, violation of probation grand theft and violation of probation petit theft. She is being held without bond.  Montavius Mijeria Hampton, 20, Huggins Ave., Moore Haven, was arrested April 25 by the GCSO on a charge of burglary o f an occupied dwelling. His bond was set at $15,000.  Henry Homer DeBerry, 69, U.S. 441 S.E., Okeechobee, was arrested April 26 by the GCSO on a Glades County warrant charging him with violation of probation possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell. He is being held without bond.  Paula Lynn Theodore, 28, Hobbele Lane, Moore Haven, was arrested April 27 by the GCSO on a Glades County warrant charging her with violation of probation sale of marijuana. She is being held without bond. This column lists arrests and not convictions, unless otherwise stated. Anyone listed here who is later found innocent o r has had the charges against them droppe d is welcome to inform this newspaper. The information will be con rmed and printed. Arrest Report Special to the Glades County Democrat/ Florida ArchivesLooking back ...This photo from the Florida State Archives Memory Project shows “picnickers on Fisheating Creek.” Do you have more information on this photo or other old photos to share? Email gcdnews@newszap.com. Please send photos at jpg attachments.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 4 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 3, 2012 SUBMITTED PHOTOSRun for the CornPictured on the left: Bruce McManus of Palm City, 46, won the Male Open Division at the annual ‘Run for the Corn’ on the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail, held last Saturday, April 21 on the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail in Port Mayaca. The 3.5 mile race started at the Port Mayaca Recreation area. The race is know n as the “Run for the Corn” because local farmer Wayne Boyton has for many years provided fresh corn for runners after race. Pictured on the right: 39 year old Joan Klosreich shows o ff her trophy for winning the Female Open Division.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 3, 2012 BY MARGARET ENGLAND Hendry-Glades AudubonThe Green Heron is one of the few tool-using birds who will throw things into the water to attract sh. It is a bird species of least concern found throughout Florida in most freshwater and some saltwater habitats and in Florida's urban areas. Many winter south of the United States, but will nest between March and July throughout Florida. This small stocky dark heron has long yellowish legs, and a long dark pointed bill. Its long neck is often kept pulled in tight to its body. This wading bird is shorter than most herons. Adults have a glossy, greenish-black cap, greening back, and wings that are grey-black grading into green or blue. Their chestnut neck has a white line down the front. Juveniles are duller, with the head sides, neck, and underparts streaked brown and white. Alarm calls are an explosive "skwow." Other calls include a series of "kuk-kuk-kuk-kuk" notes. Their diet consists of insects, spiders, snails, crustaceans, frogs and sh. They are often seen foraging from branches above water or standing motionless at water's edge waiting for sh to approach. They will nest in colonies with other herons and ibises, singly or in colonies with a few other pairs. Their nest is a basket of sticks that is placed in a small tree or shrub usually above water. Both parents take turns incubating two to six eggs which hatch in about 20 days. At 30 to 35 days of age the young are no longer dependent upon their parents Birders and photographers, mark your calendar for the upcoming North American Migration count to be held on May 12. You may count the birds at your home, work, or during scheduled birding trips at any location. Tally sheets for NAMC available upon request. Hendry-Glades Audubon volunteers will begin counting at 7 a.m. at STA5 which located 20 miles south of Clewiston on May 12. For information about the upcoming North American Bird Count or the STA5 bird trips contact Margaret England at sta5birding@ embarqmail.com or call 863-674-0695 or 863517-0202. Visit the HGAS website for the STA5 2012-2013 schedule at: www.hendrygladesaudubon.org or the Hendry-Glades Audubon on Facebook. Inland Birding Fun: Green Heron (GRHE) PHOTO / LARRY FROGGEGreen Heron. Margaret England

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Obituaries should be submitted by sending e-mail to obits@newszap.com. Customers m ay also request photos and links to online g uest books. A link to the obituaries is a vailable at www.newszap.com.Mattie J. Jones (nee Brown), 88LABELLE — Mattie J. Jones (nee Brown) resident of Labelle Florida, formerly Norwood, Ohio, passed away on April 30, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Clarence A. Jones for 50 years, devoted mother of John (Betty) C. Jones of LaBelle, Florida and the late Clarence R. (Bud) Jones of Clewiston, Florida, loving grandmother of Elizabeth (Shawn) Mason of Lebanon, Ohio, Janemarie (John) JonesClark of Knoxville, Tennessee, Susan J. (Kenneth) Hennika of Norwood, Ohio, and Paula J. (Brian) Jones of Port St. Lucie, Florida. She is also survived by ten great-grandchildren. A celebration of her life will be held at First Baptist Church of LaBelle, Florida on Friday Ma y 4, 2012, at 12 noon. The family will receive condolences from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Private interment will be at Corinth Cemetery at Corbin, Kentucky at the Convenience of the family. At her request in lieu of owers she has requested all memorials to be forwarded to Fidelis Sunday School Class Scholarship Fund, @First Baptist Church of Labelle, 330 N. Main St. LaBelle, FL 33935. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home LaBelle. 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, May 5 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.Clewiston Fire Dept. 205 W. Ventura Ave. ClewistonCall 239-343-5224Bilingual tting technicians will be available. a c k seat. d uces n d Obituaries 6 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 3, 2012 By Pat DobbinsHendry and Glades County Health Departments The Hendry and Glades County Health Departments advises parents, childcare w orkers and healthcare providers to make sure that children are properly immunized against Pertussis, which is a respiratory disease commonly called “whooping cough.” The Department of Health (DOH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) experts also advise new parents, grandparents and relatives to get fully immunized before being around an infant. Since January 1, 2012, DOH has identi ed 112 con rmed and probable cases of Pertussis, (with at least one case in twenty-two of Florida counties). These counties include: A lachua (3 cases), Broward (2 cases), Citrus (1 case), Clay (1 case), Collier (4 cases), Miami-Dade (15 cases), Duval (2 cases), Escambia (1 case), Gulf (1 case), Hillsborough (35 cases), Lee (13 cases), Leon (1 case), Martin (1 case), Monroe (4 cases), Nassau (3 cases), Orange (3 cases), Osceola (3 cases), Palm Beach (7 cases), Pasco (5 cases), Polk (5 cases), Seminole (1 case) and Volusia (1 case). The occurrences in Florida are consistent with the rise in cases seen across the United States. Recently, outbreaks have occurred in Montana, North Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin, and Washington State. Family members are most often the transmission source of pertussis to infants. A typical case of pertussis starts with a cough, runny nose, sneezing and a low-grade fever. After 1-2 weeks, the coughing becomes more severe. Rapid coughing ts can occur that often end with a whooping sound. Pertussis is spread when infected individuals cough or sneeze while in close contact with others. Pertussis is most dangerous for infants and children, and it is usually a milder disease in adolescents and adults. Pertussis can be treated with antibiotics. How can Pertussis be prevented? Children 6 years of age and younger are routinely vaccinated against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis. Ask your healthcare provider if your children have received all of the pertussis shots needed for their age. Appropriate immunization with a vaccine against pertussis is required in Florida for attendance in licensed child care centers and schools through seventh grade. Vaccination of children attending child cares and schools helps to protect both the children who receive the vaccine, and the children surrounding them. Because vaccine protection for pertussis, tetanus and diphtheria can fade with time, pre-teens going to their healthcare provider for regular check-ups at age 11 or 12 years need to have a booster vaccine, called Tdap. This vaccine is required for school attendance in seventh grade. Teen and young adults who did not get a booster as a preteen should get one dose when they visit their health care provider. All adults, including pregnant women, should get a one-time dose of Tdap followed by a tetanus, diphtheria (Td) every 10 years. If you are age 65 years or older and anticipate being around infants, get a Tdap regardless of the timing of your last Td booster. DOH recommends that if anyone develops a cold that includes a severe cough or a cough that lasts for two weeks or longer or if you have questions on where to get your immunizations, contact the Hendry or Glades County Health Departments or other local health care providers. Additional information about school immunization and school health requirements for children can be found at these DOH Web sites: http://www.immunize orida.org/ community/index.htm and http://www.doh. state. .us/Family/School/parent/parent_info. html. Protect your family from whooping cough The Glades County Sheriff’s Of ce investigated the following reports of crimes last w eek:BURGLARIES Pinecrest Ave. Moore Haven  Pinecrest Ave. Moore Haven  Cypress Ave. Muse  Indian Hills Drive Port LaBelle  Tom Coker Road Muse  Corner Oak MuseTHEFTS Nine Mile Road Muse  Nine Mile Road Muse  North Lake Estates Lakeport Investigations  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 Gatorz 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. Lakeport News TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) Teacher Community, in partnership with Novachi, is enhancing resources available to Florida’s educators through an online launchpad with applications and collaborative tools designed to help teachers in the classroom. This week, the Teacher Classroom Collaboration (TCC) tool was added to the launchpad. The TCC is a social learning platform designed to facilitate online education by providing virtual classrooms on top of a social network. This innovative application combines the best social networking features with private classroom-level security to create a whole new way to learn and communicate. “The new Teacher Classroom Collaboration tool will allow teachers to connect directly with parents and students online by simply adding their information to the virtual interface,” said FLDOE Deputy Director of Educator Relations Kelly Seay. Teachers who already have an account on Florida’s Teacher Community through Novachi will automatically view the new Teacher Classroom Collaboration application on the launchpad. For more information about Florida’s Teacher Community, please visit http://www. doe.org/justforteachers/. Florida teacher community expands resource tools

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BY PAT DOBBINS Hendry/Glades Health DepartmentsThe Hendry and Glades County Health Departments advises parents, childcare workers, and healthcare providers to make sure that children are properly immunized against Pertussis, a common respiratory disease known as the “whooping cough.” The Department of Health (DOH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) experts also advise new parents, grandparents, and relatives to get fully immunized before being around an infant. Since January 1, 2012, DOH has identi ed and con rmed 112 probable cases of Pertussis, (with at least one case in twenty-two of Florida counties). These counties include: Alachua (3 cases), Broward (2 cases), Citrus(1 case), Clay(1 case), Collier(4 cases), Miami-Dade(15 cases), Duval(2 cases), Escambia(1 case), Gulf(1case), Hillsborough(35 cases), Lee(13 cases), Leon(1 case), Martin(1 case), Monroe(4 cases), Nassau(3 cases), Orange(3 cases), Osceola(3 cases), Palm Beach(7 cases), Pasco(5 cases), Polk(5 cases), Seminole(1case) and Volusia (1 case). The occurrences in Florida are consistent with the rise in cases seen across the United States. Recently, outbreaks have occurred in Montana, North Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin, and Washington State. Family members are most often the transmission source of Pertussis to infants. A typical case of Pertussis starts with a cough, runny nose, sneezing, and a low-grade fever. After 1-2 weeks, the coughing becomes more severe. Rapid coughing ts can occur that often end with a whooping sound. Pertussis is spread when infected individuals cough or sneeze while in close contact with others. Pertussis is most dangerous to infants and children, and it is usually a milder disease in adolescents and adults. Pertussis can be treated with antibiotics. How can Pertussis be prevented?Children 6 years of age and younger are routinely vaccinated against Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis. Ask your healthcare provider if your children have received all of the Pertussis shots needed for their age. Age-appropriate immunization with a vaccine against Pertussis is required in Florida for attendance in licensed child care centers and schools through seventh grade. Vaccination of children attending child cares and schools helps to protect both the children who receive the vaccine, and the children surrounding them. Because vaccine protection for Pertussis, Tetanus, and Diphtheria can fade with time, preteens going to their healthcare provider for regular check-ups at age 11 or 12 years need to have a booster vaccine, called Tdap. This vaccine is required for school attendance in seventh grade. Teen and young adults who did not get a booster as a pre-teen should get one dose when they visit their health care provider. All adults, including pregnant women, should get a one-time dose of Tdap followed by a Tetanus, Diphtheria (Td) every 10 years. If you are age 65 years or older and anticipate being around infants, get a Tdap regardless of the timing of your last Td booster. DOH recommends that if anyone develops a cold that includes a severe cough or a cough that lasts for two weeks or longer or if you have questions on where to get your immunizations, contact the Hendry pr Glades County Health Departments or other local health care providers. Additional information about school immunization and school health requirements for children can be found at these DOH Web sites: www.immunize orida.org/community/index. htm and www.doh.state. .us/Family/School/parent/parent_info.html. Please Protect Yourself and Others from Whooping Cough Bassmaster magazine, the of cial publication for members of B.A.S.S., has announced the 100 best bass shing lakes in the U.S. The list, which w as released April 24, was compiled in a monthslong process that included research from state sheries agencies, nominations from B.A.S.S. Federation Nation tournament organizers and a panel of widely traveled professional anglers, shing writers, and others. Ranked in second place is Lake Okeechobee. After several years of low water levels and mediocre production, the “Big O” has come back with avengeance. Ish Monroe won the March 2012 Elite Series event here with 108 pounds, 5 ounces — his biggest 5sh limit hitting 34 pounds, 5 ounces. There were four limits caught that topped the 30-pound mark during the event, and the sh were postspawn. Despite its reputation as a dangerous place to sh, Texas’ Falcon Lake ranked in rst place. The 58-year-old impoundment straddles the Rio Grande and is shared by Texas and Mexico. The 83,000-acre reservoir has been in the news as much for drug cartel-related crime as for its enormous catches of largemouth bass. Rounding out the Top 10 are Lake Guntersville in Alabama, Lake Erie in Michigan/Ohio/New York/Pennsylvania, Lake Champlain in New York/ Vermont, Lake Amistad in Texas, Lake Minnetonka in Minnesota, San Joaquin Delta in California, Lake Coeur d’Alene in Idaho and Clear Lake in California. According to Bassmaster editor James Hall, the idea for ranking the best lakes emerged at a B.A.S.S. tournament during a lively discussion among outdoor writers with de nite ideas about the nation’s top performing lakes. Hall decided the debate warranted a more in-depth investigation. “Instead of just having opinions, we wanted to put science behind the opinion to rate the ‘100 Best Bass Lakes’.” Hall said. “The method was as scienti c as we could make it. The result is a list of outstanding sheries. I think it will be fun for people to consider where their favorite lake stands compared to the best in another state.” The 100 Best Bass Lakes list was ranked using a variety of quali ers. Department of Natural Resource representatives provided the ve most productive lakes in each state based on electroshock surveys and angler catch rates. B.A.S.S. Federation Nation presidents offered top lake recommendations based on tournament catches, while conservation directors supplied details on lake accessibility and best sh stocking practices. A blue ribbon panel of outdoor writers, editors, Bassmaster Elite Series professional anglers and shing industry veterans ranked the nal list based on current shability of each lake, considering its history, big sh and overall quantity potential and aesthetic surroundings of the area. The list is slated to appear annually. For full details about each of the lakes ranked, as well as more details about each one, visit www.bassmaster.com/news/100-best-bass-lakes. Lake Okeechobee Ranked #2 in the U.S. for Bass Fishing 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 7 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 3, 2012 SUBMITTED PHOTO

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 David and Jennifer Hubbard are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Keltsey Leighann Hubbard. Keltsey was born in Cape Coral Hospital on March 30, 2012, at 2:21 p.m. Keltsey weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 inches long. KELTSEY HUBBARD BIRTHS 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 3, 2012 Special to the Glades County DemocratThe Moore Haven Terriers Baseball Team honored their senior players on April 20 at the game against Clewiston HIgh School. Senior players and their families were given special recognition. Left to right are Edwin Green, senior Dustin Chapman, Lacy Green and Calinda Chapman Green. Special to the Glades County DemocratJanet Harris and her son senior Taylor Harris were recognized during the Terriers Baseball Team Senior Night ceremony. Special to the Glades County DemocratSenior Dustin Chapman catches last ball of the season against Clewiston. Dustin Chapman played Terrier baseball 7-12 grade Special to the Glades County DemocratLeft to right are Coach Brown, Taylor Harris, Dustin Chapman and Coach Hare at the ceremony honoring the senior plays on April 20. Moore Haven Terriers Baseball Team honors seniors

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 3, 2012 Special to the Glades County DemocratDamage blamed on wind eventAlthough some Lakeport residents were wondering if the April 21 storm that hit Lakeport was a tornado, a review of the photos of storm damage by the National Weather Service found the damage was from straight line winds. With hurricane season starting in June, Glades County residents are encouraged to prepare in advance for hurricanes and other emergencies. By Charles M. MurphySpecial to the Glades County Democrat Glades County had 8.6 percent jobless rate in March according to the monthly report from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The report showed 442 residents collected bene ts in March as compared to 455 who collected bene ts in February. Glades Counties rate fell 2/10th of a point according to the report. Glades tied with three other counties for 29th place among Florida Counties in March. Okeechobee County had 9.3 percent unemployment in March. Okeechobee's rate fell 6/10ths of a point. The state rate stood at 8.6 percent and the national average was 8.4 percent last month. Around the area, Martin County had 8.8percent, Palm Beach County 8.8-percent, Hendry County 10.8 percent and Highlands County 8.1 percent. Jobless rates drop in March

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CLEWISTON 215 De Soto Ave, 05/05/12, 6am-. Multi-family yard sale... CITY OF CLEWISTON Code Enforcement Of cer Job descriptions and applications are available at City Hall, 115 West Ventura Avenue. Code Enforcement Certi cation is desired, but will train. EOE/DFWP .NET DEVELOPER The position requires the ability to analyze, design and develop solutions to serve our rapidly changing business needs using Web-based technologies. Duties include: application design, code maintenance and upgrades, troubleshooting, integration, developing prototypes and managing the process. Primary Activities: • Develop Web-based applications using .NET technologies.• Design new applications or enhancements to meet changing business needs.• Support existing application issues generated via the Help Desk.• Expose business functionality for integration via Web Services.• Evaluate and research third party .NET technologies to augment software feature set. Requirements: • Intermediate knowledge of .NET, ASP, C++, VB.NET, VB script, JAVA script, HTML and SQL Server. • Graphic design experience a plus.• .NET web project experience both inside and outside of work scope.• At least three years of Web application design experience.• Strong communication skills, hands-on problem solver, strong team orientation, and exibility. Strong drive and desire to build the best n-tier web application.• Good knowledge of IIS. United States Sugar Corporation is one of America’s largest diversi ed, privately-held agribusiness rms. The company is headquartered on the southern shore of Florida’s Lake Okeechobee. In addition to growing, milling and re ning cane sugar, U.S. Sugar owns a short line railroad and its Southern Gardens subsidiary is one of Florida’s foremost producers and processors of oranges and orange juice products. EMAIL: Jdooley@ussugar.com Yard Mule Driver in South Bay, FL Must be able to Back Dry Vans (48ft-53ft) into tight spaces. High Volume, Fast Pace Work Environment. Valid TWIC Card & Drivers License. 1 Yr Experience Driving Trucks / Yard Mule preferred. Please fax resume to 561-996-9380 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 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 3, 2012 Employment Full Time Locomotive & Car Mechanical Supervisor US Sugar is seeking a Railroad Supervisor with ve plus years of locomotive car repair experience. This position will supervise twenty ve workers and must be quali ed in FRA standards. The successful candidate will have had experience in all the following. Installation, maintenance and repair of Switcher, GP, MP15 style EMD locomotives. Repair of equipment pertaining to Locomotive/Cane Car Shop. Maintain and repair cooling, fuel, lubrication and air system on EMD locomotives. Strong Journeyman Mechanical background. United States Sugar Corporation is one of America’s largest diversi ed, privately-held agribusiness rms. The company is headquartered on the southern shore of Florida’s Lake Okeechobee. In addition to growing, milling and re ning cane sugar, U.S. Sugar owns a short line railroad and its Southern Gardens subsidiary is one of Florida’s foremost producers and processors of oranges and orange juice products. EMAIL: Jdooley@ussugar.com Apply online at: www.ussugar.com h Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town.

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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 Early morning drop off by appointmentCLEWISTONMOBILEUNITCLINICat the Tractor Supply Store € Clewiston € 863-675-2441WED 2PM TO 4PM Your pet will always be cared for by a licensed veterinarian 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 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 3, 2012 this year. The former coach Maurice Belser resigned earlier this year to take a job in Orlando. Brown said they appreciate the job Belser did on the eld the past two years. "We are very excited to have Mr. Minikwu come back to us. He was a very ne student athlete at Moore Haven," she explained. A selection committee interview ve nalists last Friday, April 20, and decided on Minikwu who was a ve-year starter for the school at linebacker during his playing days. He parlayed his football ability to a scholarship at Upper Iowa and fell in love with the state. He not only got used to the weather, he got used to the people and fell in love with hunting. This past year Minikwu was named the Class A District 4 Coach of the year. Brown said Minikwu knows the community and that should be an advantage when he communicates with players and what they go through in the small, remote town. Minikwu said it was a very tough decision to leave Postville because he had become very close to the student athletes that played for him. He said he felt he took over Moore Haven at a very good time because they have a lot of potential. "We just have to get the kids working and get back the belief and pride into the program. I think we can put together successful years. I'm very excited to work with the kids and help them reach their goals," he added. Minikwu arrived this week and will go about selecting assistant coaches and will handle spring practice for the Terriers. The school was nalizing plans to schedule a spring game or jamboree. He intends to run a Pistol Wing-T offense at Moore Haven, spread the ball around with the running game and keep teams off balance. COACHContinued From Page 1 not begin his probe into this situation until the Glades County Board of County Commissioners give him the go-ahead. When contacted by phone for comment, Mr. Taylor said: "I refer you to the information you received in the Freedom of Information Act," adding that he had no further information in regard to the complaints. It should be pointed out that this newspaper did not le a request for the complaints under the Freedom of Information Act since that applies to the federal government. This newspaper did, however, le a public records request under the Florida Government in the Sunshine law and the county did release the information sought. Commissioner Long said while she is appalled, morti ed and disappointed about the allegations, she is not surprised. "I have prior knowledge Mr. Taylor refers to me as "the enemy" and that employees are queried about conferring with me and accused of "fraternizing with the enemy," she said stated in an e-mail. "Both grievants are well known to me and have my utmost trust and con dence. I have no doubt their w itnesses will corroborate their allegations." Kenneth S. Butch' Jones, the county commission chairman, declined to comment on the allegations due to the anticipated investigation. A second grievance, led April 23 by Terrellynn A. Anascavage, claims Mr. Taylor intimidates and uses his authority to bully employees. Mrs. Anascavage, the 9-1-1 coordinator for Glades County, was out of town and unavailable for comment. In her ling, she accuses Mr. Taylor of unprofessional and inappropriate conduct. "On more than one occasion the county manager has shared with me war stories and how he used intimidation to gain information that was needed," wrote Mrs. Anascavage. "I am fearful of losing my job and I am fearful of the future retaliation that I will receive." Mr. Cline echoed that accusation by saying the county manager is "... pretty good about trying to force your thinking to go along with his." Mr. Taylor was initially hired by Glades County on an interim basis on July 12, 2005. He was then hired on a full-time basis on Aug. 8, 2005. Mr. Cline has also led a grievance against deputy county manager Larry Hilton. However, due to the nature of that complaint, it has not been released at this point. Upon his retirement from the military after 28 years of service, Mr. Taylor's rst county manager's position was in Jackson County. He served in that position for a little more than six years before he was terminated. "The commissioners, in a special meeting, voted 3-2 to terminate his employment on March 31, 2003," said Lyenetta LomanGreene, the human resource director with Jackson County. She went on to say that Mr. Taylor was hired on Dec. 1, 1996, then was terminated without cause. She added that she wasn't sure what brought about his termination. "In my working with him, he was always an above-board kind of a guy," she said, in a phone interview. "I never heard him curse employees, and I've never been aware of him bullying anyone. He was the kind of guy that got out with the employees and did the work. He never wanted the employees to do anything he wouldn't do." However, Mr. Cline's grievance paints a different picture. "Numerous times I have heard Mr. Taylor refer to Commissioner Long as "the enemy." I was scolded by Mr. Taylor for answering a question from Commissioner Long," wrote Mr. Cline. "I explained that it is my understanding that the commissioners are my bosses. Mr. Taylor angrily responded by obscenely screaming .... Donna!' I was horri ed at this remark." Mr. Cline, who has been a minister for 13 years, is the current minister of the Palmdale Baptist Church. Commissioner Long also attends that church. Mr. Cline said although he has received no threats of being red, he is still in fear of losing his job. "I heard through the grapevine that once Mr. Taylor clears his name, heads are going to roll," he said. He also stated that he really didn't want to go public with this and wanted to hold off on saying anything until the pending investigation had been concluded. But, he added, alleged actions by Mr. Taylor have forced him to do otherwise. "He's turned people against us since this came out," he said. "I did this publicly so they would stop sweeping things under the rug." Mr. Cline went on to point out that because of the way two female county employees have been treated that he had to stand up for them and that "... part of my penance was standing up for what's right." Commissioner Long commended both he and Mrs. Anascavage for their courage. "To learn that valuable county employees object to dishonesty and bullying is no surprise and I admire them both for their courage and integrity in taking a stand for what is right and fair," stated Commissioner Long. Mr. Levitt said county attorney Richard Pringle is working with the commissioners to get the process started and he is waiting on that board's approval. "Once they approve the process, it (the investigation) will be handled as expeditiously as possible," said Mr. Levitt, adding that the nal decision on how to handle the matter will be up to the commissioners. "I'll gather the facts and present them to the board," he added. COUNTYContinued From Page 1 By Eric KoppOkeechobee News A detective with the Glades County Sheriff's Of ce (GCSO) is investigating the theft of a tractor-trailer rig hauling approximately $200,000 worth of articles for FedEx. Detective Sergeant Don Salo said the rig was stolen from the parking lot of the former U-Save supermarket on U.S. 27 in Moore Haven. According to Sgt. Salo, the driver of the rig took a required break from about 9:30 a.m. until around 5:30 p.m. to visit with his mother. When he returned to his truck it was gone. "The truck was last seen in South Bay where the tracking device was removed," said Sgt. Salo. The GCSO detective said while this type of theft doesn't happen every day, it's not totally unusual. "About once a year we get a truck stolen out of the U-Save parking lot. But, we normally don't get them returned," he said. "It's de nitely an organized group. I don't really think it (the theft) was for the cargo itself. I think it's really for the equipment. They go to a known truck stop, disconnect and then they're gone." Sgt. Salo said the tractor-trailer belonged to Total Transportation of Mississippi. If anyone has information about this theft, they are asked to contact Sgt. Salo at 863-946-1600. Tractor-trailer stolen from parking lot

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Railroad Locomotive Mechanic Repair of locomotive mechanical, electrical, and associated equipment to FRA standards Have knowledge of and ability to repair rail cars and their associated equipment. Be prepared to help when called out for derailments and train breakdowns. Carry out inspections on Locomotives, railcars and equipment to FRA standards. Email: Jdooley@ussugar.com Apply online at: www.ussugar.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. Large Bedroom for rent. $400 per month, $200 deposit needed. It’s in a large house near Gove elementary in Belle Glade. Electricity, water, cable,and internet is include. It also includes your own refrigerator, and use of the bathroom, kitchen and the washer and dryer. (786)499-9701 Laptop Dell, has new charger and battery Works great! $125 Also, Dell Desktop System w/ at screen just $60 Call Tony 863 -517 -2782. APARTMENT FOR RENT (863) 946-0004 and (863)227-6155Clewiston 1 br. Wildwood Apt. Call: 863-983-3151. LaBelle 2 Bed/2 Bath Country Village home for RENT. $625/mo. + sec. dep. & appl. fee. Avail. Immed. Call Lisa. (863)673-0066 BANK REPO’S Starting at $15,000 Mobile Home Angels 561-721-2230 REDUCED TO SELL 3BR, 2BA. Recently remodeled home & Land on Lake. Located 1860 Ridgdill. REDUCED $79,900 Owner nancing avail. with $10,000 down pymt. (843) 766-9434. Wanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 Coachmen Prospera (2000) fth wheel. 35 foot with 3 slides. $11,000 located in LaBelle 305-282-8561NOTICE OF ANNUAL LANDOWNERS MEETING FOR GERBER GROVES WATER CONTROL DISTRICT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE GERBER GROVES WATER CONTROL DISTRICT, A DRAINAGE AND WATER CONTROL DISTRICT GOVERNED BY CHAPTER 298, FLORIDA STATUTES, WILL HOLD THE ANNUAL LANDOWNERS MEETING ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2012, AT 10:00 A.M. AT THE DALLAS B. TOWNSEND AGRICULTURAL CENTER, 1085 PRATT BOULEVARD, LABELLE, FLORIDA 33935. THE PURPOSE OF THE MEETING IS TO ELECT ONE SUPERVISOR FOR A THREE YEAR TERM AND TO RECEIVE A REPORT FROM THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, THROUGH THE DISTRICT ENGINEER OR OTHERWISE, OF DISTRICT WORK THAT HAS BEEN DONE AND TO TAKE ALL OTHER ACTION THAT MAY BE APPROPRIATE. ANYONE WISHING TO APPEAL ANY ACTION TAKEN AT THE ABOVE REFERENCED MEETING IS RESPONSIBLE TO HAVE A VERBATIM RECORD MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. IF AN INDIVIDUAL REQUIRES SPECIAL AID OR SERVICES AS ADDRESSED IN THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA), PLEASE CONTACT CHRIS SOUD AT (863) 675-3903. 415969 CN 5/3,10/2012 CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENT THE CITY OF SOUTH BAY WILL BE HOLDING AN AUCTION MAY 11, 2012 TO DISPOSE OF THE FOLLOWING SURPLUS ITEMS: 1. FORD F-450 SUPER DUTY BOOM TRUCK 2. FORD F-150 XLT V8-PICK UP TRUCK 3. FORD F-150 TRITON V8-PICK UP TRUCK 4. VAN H BUS 1989 Items may be seen prior to the auction by contacting the Public Works Director Mr. Ed Kerr at telephone number 561-261-6576 or 561-996-6751. Bid should include item, bidders name, address, telephone number and bid amount. All bids will be accepted by the Of ce of the City Clerk at 335 S.W. 2nd Avenue, South Bay, Florida 33493 and marked surplus bid 2012 by 12:00 noon on May 11, 2012. All items will be sold as is and no refunds will be granted. 415452 CN/CB 4/26;5/3/2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida will hold a public hearing to consider amending the Fiscal Year 2012 adopted budget to adjust revenue allocations on May 8, 2012 at 5:00 p.m., at the Clewiston City Hall, 115 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida. The following adjustments by fund will be considered: General Fund Adopted Ad Valorem Revenues: $12,464,719 Adjustment: VAB Reduction -291,000 Amended Ad Valorem Revenues : $12,173,719 Adopted Transfer In: $3,276,312 Adjustment: Transfer from Other Sources: 291,000 Amended Transfer In: $3,567,312 If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners with respect to any matter discussed at such 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 Board of County Commissioners Tristan Chapman, Chairman 416271 CN/CB 5/3/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2492 2008 1074433-03000210090 Muhammad Hassan Haniff, Trustee Lot 9, Block 21, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012 Dated this 18th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415655 CN 4/26; 5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2038 2008 1264432-A0001290100 Wendy & Andy Melo The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 26, 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 954, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415659 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2016 2008 1264432-A0000440100 G.A.M.E Investments, Inc. The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 1012, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012, which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415658 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAME The undersigned does hereby certify that Melvin Saunders conducting a Mail-Order business at Palmdale, Florida, under the ctitious name of Creative Alternatives Nur and that said rm is composed of the following persons whose names and places of residence are as follows: Melvin Saunders (Owner) P.O. Box 54 1947 Main Avenue Palmdale, FL 33944 Ownership of Creative Alternatives Nur is as follows: Melvin Saunders It is my intentions to apply to the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations to register the said name of Creative Alternatives Nur, under the provisions of Chapter 90-267, laws of Florida, Acts of 1991. Melvin Saunders DATE: 4/20/2012 PO Box 54 Palmdale, FL 33944 415826 GCD 5/3/2012 PUBLIC NOTICE CHANCE’S TOWING & RECOVERY, LLC. WILL SELL THE FOLLOWING VEHICLES BY AUCTION @ 340 N. INDUSTRIAL LOOP, LABELLE, FL. 33935 ON THE FOLLOWING DATES DUE TO NON PAYMENT FOR TOWING AND STORAGE CHARGES. PURSUANT TO SUB SECTION 713.78 OF THE FLORIDA STATUTE. CHANCE’S TOWING & RECOVERY, LLC. RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR REJECT ANY AND/OR ALL BIDS. 05/18/2012 @ 8:00AM 1996 LINC VIN# 1LNLM82W1TY628202 415849 CN 5/3/2012 Notice Under Fictitious Name Law Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the ctitious name of Aruba Cafe Too located at 1073 Old Lakeport Rd., 1140 Lakeshore Dr., Suite #204, in the County of Glades, in the City of Moore Haven, Florida 33471 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Moore Haven, Florida, this 4th day of April, 2012. Frankie Antonio Rivera 415887 CN 5/3/2012 NOTICE: AUCTION on Friday, MAY 11, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. at 1225 N.W. Avenue L, Belle Glade, Florida. • Property of CALVINA EDWARDS MATTRESS AND BOX SPRING, SOFA AND LOVESEAT, BEDROOM SUITE, DINETTE TABLE AND CHAIRS, MISCELLANEOUS. 416033 SUN 5/3,10/2012 NOTICE TO BIDDERS The School Board of Hendry County will be accepting sealed bids until May 15, 2012 for Bid #12-0005, 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT or equivalent. Speci cations will be available at the board’s nance of ce at 111 Curry Street in LaBelle. Call (863) 674 4100 to have the specs faxed or mailed. Hendry County School Board Sally Berg, Chairman 416239 CN/CB 5/3/2012 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: TIMS TOWING & RECOVERY gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 05/18/2012, 10:00 am at 74 S. INDUSTRIAL LOOP, LABELLE, FL 33935, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. TIMS TOWING & RECOVERY reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 2002 PONDEROSA INDUSTRIES 4D4PB16222C031907 416253 CN 5/3/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: 12-DR-003072 Judge: Carlin, John S. Martha Patricia Herrera-Cabrero Petitioner and Juan Ramon Esteban Pedroza-Vera Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE WITH CHILDREN TO: Juan Ramon Esteban Pedroza-Vera 560 Wood Avenue Fort Myers, FL 33936 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of Marriage with Children has been led against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Martha Patricia Herrera-Cabrero, whose address is 60 Jim Kulczy Dr. #206, LaBelle, FL 33935 on or before 3-27-12, and le the original with the clerk of this Clerk at P.O. Box 310, Ft. Myers, FL 33902 before service on Petitioner’s or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce noti ed of your current address. (You may le Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915). Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk’s of ce. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. DATED: Feb. 16, 2012 CHARLIE GREEN Clerk of the Circuit Court By. M. Nixon Deputy Clerk 415565 CB 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 22 2009 CA 000286 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. MAIRELIS PEREZ A/K/A MAIRCELIS PEREZ, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated April 10, 2012 and entered in Case No. 22 2009 CA 000286 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for GLADES County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and MAIRELIS PEREZ A/K/A MAIRCELIS PEREZ; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MAIRELIS PEREZ A/K/A MAIRCELIS PEREZ N/K/A MAIRELIS PEREZ N/K/A MAIRELIS PEREZ; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at STEPS OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 10th day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 2, BLOCK 27, PORT LABELLE UNIT 102, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE(S) 66, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 16801 INWOOD 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 April 12, 2012. Joe Flint Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ Julie Braddock Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. 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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2036 2008 1264432-A0001170000 Roberto Cruz The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 26, 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 914, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012, which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415654 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2299 2008 1364432-A0000530000 Rafael Perez The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast 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 40 feet thereof. A/K/A Tract 4916, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012, which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415690 CN 4/26;5/3,10/17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2317 2008 1364432-A0001150100 Sil ra Pateur The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 36, 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 4768, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415695 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2298 2008 1364432-A0000500100 Rafael Perez The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast 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 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4915, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415661 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2096 2008 1274432-A0000190100 G.A.M.E Investments, Inc. The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 27, 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 862, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012, which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415684 CN 4/26;5/3,10/17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2104 2008 1274432-A0000470100 G.A.M.E Investments, Inc. The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 756, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415648 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1841 2008 1244432-A0000080100 G.A.M.E Investments, Inc. The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast 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 5403, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415644 CN/CB 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1985 2008 1254432-A0002360000 Sergio Lledo The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Northwest 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 5025, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415650 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2553 2008 1314433-A0002680000 Jacqueline I. Garcia The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest 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 Tract 5925, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415651 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2013 2008 1264432-A0000330000 G.A.M.E Investments, Inc. The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 1052, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415653 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1858 2008 1244432-A0000510000 G.A.M.E Investments, Inc. The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5367, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012, which is the 31st day of May, 2012 Dated this 18th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415649 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2069 2008 1264432-A0002290100 G.A.M.E Investments, Inc. The North one-half of the East one-half of the North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, 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 500, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415660 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids will be received by the Hendry-Hilliard Water Control District at Attention: Hendry-Hilliard Canal Maintenance Project Bid c/o Johnson-Prewitt & Assoc., Inc., 850 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440 until June 5, 2012, 3:00 p.m. The Bids will be opened immediately following the bid submittal deadline. The project is titled Hendry-Hilliard Canal Maintenance. The work consists of cleaning four miles of canal. The cleaning will include the excavation of 81,106 cubic yards of material and other associated work. All materials furnished and all work performed, shall be in accordance with the plans, speci cations, and contract documents pertaining thereto, which may be examined at the of ce of Johnson-Prewitt & Associates, Inc., 850 West Ventura Avenue, Post Of ce Box 1029, Clewiston, Florida 33440. The documents, plans, and blank bid forms may be obtained from this of ce for a NON-REFUNDABLE fee of $50.00 per set. A certi ed check or cashier’s check on a National or State Bank or a bid bond in a sum not less than ve percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, made payable to the Hendry-Hilliard Water Control District, shall accompany each bid as a guarantee that the bidder will not withdraw from the competition after opening of the bids, and in the event the contract is awarded to the bidder, he will enter into contract and furnish the required performance and payment bonds, failing which, he shall forfeit the bid deposit as liquidated damages. The performance and payment bonds shall be executed by a fully authorized surety, acceptable to the owner and licensed by the State of Florida.The owner reserves the right to hold all bids for thirty (30) days and to reject any and all bids, with or without cause, to waive technical errors and informalities, or to accept the bid in its judgment that serves the owner. Joe Marlin Hilliard, President Hendry-Hilliard Water Control District 416232 CN 5/2/2012 1.0 INVITATION TO BID Bid No. 2012-01 Central County Water Control District Request for Bids Striping and Marking 37.1+/Miles of Roadway Bids Due: 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, May 22, 2012 Bids are requested for Striping and Marking 37.1+/miles of paved roads in Central County Water Control District, “the District,” Montura Subdivision, Clewiston, Florida. Of cial bid speci cations and questions for this project may be obtained by contacting Rock Aboujaoud, P.E., of Rock Enterprises, Inc. at (863) 612-0011 or the District’s of ce at (863) 983-5797. Sealed bids will be received by hand delivery or by mail. Bid envelops must be sealed and clearly marked: “SEALED BID FOR STRIPING AND MARKING 37.1 MILES OF ROADWAY, Bid No. 2012-01” and delivered to: Central County Water Control District Administrative Of ce 475 South Cabbage Palm Street Clewiston, Florida 33440 Tel: (863) 983-5797 Bids will be accepted until 10:00 AM, Tuesday, May 22, 2012, and shall be publicly opened promptly thereafter at approximately 10:05 A.M at the District’s administrative of ce at the above address. Bids received after 10:00 AM will be rejected and returned to the bidder unopened. Questions may be addressed in writing to the District Engineer, Rock Aboujaoud, P.E. at 154 N. Bridge Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935, Tel: (863) 612-0011, Fax: (863) 612-0014, email: rock@rockhendry.com or by contacting the District at the address listed above. Responses will be made to all interested bidders. Verbal questions will not be accepted. The Board of Supervisors for the District may reject any and all bids without cause and may likewise terminate a contract award prior to completion. 415717 CN 4/16;5/3,10,17/2012 REQUEST FOR BIDS CONSTRUCTION OF ROAD IMPROVEMENTS, CR 833 FROM BIG CYPRESS INDIAN RESERVATION TO FOUR MILES NORTH, CLEWISTON, FL BID # 2012-05 OPENING DATE AND TIME: May 10, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, “Construction of Road Improvements, CR 833 from Big Cypress Indian Reservation to Four Miles North”. In order to be considered, bids must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk’s Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by May 10, 2012 at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main St., LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. Bidders are encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Conference on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. at the Engineering Department, 99 E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida 33935. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this Bid, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 414361 CN/CB 4/12,19,26;5/3/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 3, 2012 Reading a newspaper helps you plan your time wisely.No wonder newspaper readers enjoy life more!

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Florida Department of Transportation Project Bids will be received by the District One Of ce until 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 17, 2012, for the following Proposals: E1J88 Drainage Improvements, Curb and Gutter, Pavement Replacement and Signing and Pavement Marking in Manatee County Budget Estimate: $212,736.00. E1L40-R0 Thermoplastic Striping Markings and Retro-Re ective Pavement Marker Replacement in Charlotte, Collier & Lee Counties Budget Estimate: $250,000.00. E1L41-R0 ADA Mat Replacement in Charlotte & Lee Counties Budget Estimate: $30,000.00 E1L42 Traf c Signal Mast Arm Repair or Replacement in Polk, Desoto, Sarasota, Manatee, Hardee, Highlands & Okeechobee Counties Budget Estimate: $206,600.00. E1L43 Traf c Signal Mast Arm Repair or Replacement in Lee, Hendry, Collier, Charlotte & Glades Counties Budget Estimate: $206,600.00 E1L44-R0 Storm Water Pond Cleaning in Polk County Budget Estimate: $100,000.00 E1L45 South Skyway Seawall Joint Sealing in Manatee County Budget Estimate: $140,000.00. E1L46-R0 Fertilizing in Glades & Hendry Counties Budget Estimate: $80,000.00. E1L47 Desilting Concrete Box Culvert and Clean/Reshape Ditch in Highlands County Budget Estimate: $13,243.00. E1L48-R0 Mowing, Litter Removal and Edging and Sweeping of Primary Roadways and Storm Water Ponds in Lee County Budget Estimate: $400,000.00. E1L49-R0 Long Line Paint Striping in Charlotte, Lee, Collier, Glades & Hendry Counties Budget Estimate: $549,370.00. E1L50-R0 Miscellaneous Asphalt Repairs Countywide in Polk County Budget Estimate: $813,816.00. E1L51-R0 Guardrail, Handrail and Fence Repair in Desoto & Hardee Counties Budget Estimate: $100,000.00. E1L52-R0 Providing Maintenance of Traf c in Charlotte, Lee, Collier, Glades, & Hendry Counties Budget Estimate: $115,018.00. E1L53-R0 Roadside Ditch Cleaning in Glades & Hendry Counties Budget Estimate: $90,000.00 E1L54-R0 Herbicide Strip, Hand & Aquatic Application in Desoto & Hardee Counties Budget Estimate: $50,000.00. E1L55-R0 Miscellaneous Concrete and Sidewalk Repairs in Polk County Budget Estimate: $149,000.00. E1L57-R0 Shoulder Repair and Sodding in Glades & Hendry Counties Budget Estimate: $150,000.00. Complete letting advertisement information for this project is available on our website at http://www.dot.state. .us/contractsadministrationdistrict1/: or by calling (863) 519-2559. 415643 CN/CB 4/26;5/3/2012 14 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 3, 2012 Public Notice Public Notice Wacky canoe race on Fisheating CreekFisheating Creek Outpost will host a Wacky Canoe Relay Race on Saturday, May 19, at 5:15 p.m. at the Outpost. Entry fee for a three-person team is $25 plus $10 for canoe rental if needed. Paddle around the 1.5 mile route on the creek picking up your team and ags. First three teams back win 50 percent of entry fees and bragging rights. Then join the group for prize presentation, and a pot luck picnic. The Outpost staff will grill hot dogs. Participants are asked to bring a dish of food to share. Entry fees are payable in cash only. Registration and waivers must be completed before 4 p.m. day of the race. Only 28 rental canoes are available on a rst come/paid basis, or bring your own canoe. Please call 863-675-5999 to reserve your team's spot. Proceeds will bene t a Campground BBQ grill renovation project. All race participants must wear personal otation devices.Kentucky Derby Day at Buckhead Ridge VFWCome to Kentucky Derby Day at the Buckhead Ridge VFW, Hwy 78, on Saturday, May 5. Horse races start at 2 p.m. Wear your favorite hat or a crazy hat! Dress up or dress funny. Hot brown sandwiches will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. Come and enjoy. Donations go to the Battered Women's Shelter.Church plans Family Fun DayThe First United Methodist Church, 300 Avenue L in Moore Haven, will host a FREE Family Fun Day on May 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Events will include: water slides, wading pools, a BBQ rib cook-off, hula hoop contests, corn hole contests, tricycle races, BINGO, volleyball, kickball and music. Bring your sunscreen, lawn chairs, umbrellas and/ or canopies. For more information, contact Laura Ahern at 863-946-1595 or Pastor Charley at 863-946-1457. Free Summer VPK ProgramIf your child is entering kindergarten in the fall and did not attend the VPK program during the 2011-2012 school year, he/she is entitled to the 300 hour summer VPK program. This full day summer VPK program is available at Moore Haven Elementary School. Summer VPK will begin June 13 and end on Aug. 2. To register please contact: Sara Everett at 863-946-0737 or Wanda Huggins at 863-946-2083.ACT offers counseling and related servicesAbuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. is a non-pro t agency serving victims of sexual assault and domestic violence in Hendry, Glades and Lee Counties. ACT offers individual and group counseling, safe emergency shelter, 24-hour hotline, and forensic examinations for survivors of rape. For more information please call 239-939-3112 or 1-888956-7273.Activities planned at Muse Community Center The Muse Community Center has planned the following events in May: May 12, Country Jam Session and Pot Luck Dinner at 6 p.m.; May 17, regular monthly meeting held the third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m.; and, May 26, Country Jam Session and Pot Luck Dinner at 6 p.m. All of the events are open to the public. All of the events will be held at the Muse Community Center Building on Loblolly Bay Road (Highway 720). Come out for a fun evening and meet your neighbors. For further information call 863-6740467.VFW Post #9528 in BHR plans activitiesLocated at 29012 E. Hwy. 78, Buckhead Ridge would invite area residents to their activities. The post opens at 11 a.m. daily. They are accepting applications for new members for the VFW, Ladies Auxiliary, Male Auxiliary, AMVETS and AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary. The VFW meets every second and fourth Saturday at 10 a.m., VFW Male Auxiliary meets every third Saturday at 10 a.m., VFW Ladies Auxiliary and AMVET Ladies meet every second Tuesday at 10 a.m. and AMVETS meet every rst Saturday at 10 a.m. For more information, contact Commander Gordon Bruens at 863-467-2882. Narcotics Anonymous meetsNarcotics Anonymous meets Mondays at 7 p.m. at Buckhead Ridge Christian Church, 3 Linda Rd., Buckhead Ridge. For more information, please call 863-634-4780.Tobacco cessation classes available at the libraryNew tobacco cessation classes are available at the Moore Haven Public Library. Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) is provided by attending the classes. Please contact Angelica Pena to register, or for more information call 863-902-3019.Democrats to elect delegates Florida's Congressional Districts will caucus at a convention to be held in Tampa on June 2 and 3 to elect Congressional District Delegates for the Democratic Party. Glades County DEC Chair Ellen Geake says that two candidates from Glades County, one man and one woman, will be selected by a caucus of local Democrats on May 5. For more information, call Ellen Geake at 239-2909236 for Glades County, Joe Thomas at 863612-0413 for LaBelle and Western Hendr y County, or Carol Griggs at 863-228-4210 for Clewiston and Eastern Hendry County.Red Cross introductory classVolunteers are needed to help with American Red Cross services such as Disaster Services, Service to the Armed Forces, Health and Safety Services and International and Diversity Services. The American Red Cross will hold a new member introductory class for Hendry and Glades Counties on Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Muse Community Association, 3897 Loblolly Ba y Road S.W. To register, call 239-287-3401.Citizen’s Observer Patrol Academy openCitizen's Observer Patrol Academy is a comprehensive course geared towards educating interested citizens about the Sheriff's Of ce day-to-day operations and functions and to educate them about Florida law and their public rights. For more information or to enroll, please call Marion Schramm at 863-946-1600 ext. 2139.Digital Mammography screenings availableThe Glades County Health Department encourages residents to be proactive about their health. Mammogram screenings will be available on the third Wednesday of each month, at 1021 Health Park Drive in Moore Haven. The Digital Mammography Mobile Mammo Coach will be in Moore Haven on June 20, August 15, Oct. 17 and Dec. 19. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call 239-936-2316. Online, visit www.radiologyregional.com. Glades at a Glance

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF’ THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2010-CA-000818BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P. Plaintiff, Jorge L. Roa and Sandra Roa, Husband and Wife; Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc” as Nominee for Countrywide Bank, N.A.; Unknown Tenants 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 Case #: 2010-CA-000818 Defendants AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling foreclosure sale dated April 18, 2012, entered in Civil Case No 2010-CA-000818 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P., Plaintiff and Jorge L. Roa and Sandra Roa, 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., May 23, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A LOT NO. 2802, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES. 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 23rd day of April, 2012. /S/ J. Bevis BARBARA S. BUTLER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Hendry County, Florida ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd, Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813) 880-8888 415841 CN 5/3,10/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 10-CA-0792 WELLS FARGO BANK N.A., as successor by merger to WACHOVIA BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, v. PERMER NATIONAL, LLC, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause in the Circuit Court of Hendry County, Florida, I shall hold a sale of the subject property described as: EXHIBIT “A” Lot 20 and 21, Block B, South 29 Industrial Park, Unit No. 2, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 151, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash at the HENDRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE located at 25 E. HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, 2ND FLOOR, ADMINISTRATION, LABELLE, FLORIDA 33935 ON THE 23rd DAY OF MAY, 2012 AT 11:00 A.M. The highest bidder shall immediately post with the Clerk, a deposit equal to 5% of the nal bid. The deposit must be cash or cashier’s check payable to the Clerk of the Circuit Court. Final payment must be made on or before 5:00 p.m. of the date of the sale by cash or cashier’s check. IF THIS PROPERTY IS SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION, THERE MAY BE ADDITIONAL MONEY FROM THE SALE AFTER PAYMENT OF PERSONS WHO ARE ENTITLED TO BE PAID FROM THE SALE PROCEEDS PURSUANT TO THIS FINAL JUDGMENT. IF YOU ARE A SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. IF YOU ARE THE PROPERTY OWNER, YOU MAY CLAIM THESE FUNDS YOURSELF. YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE A LAWYER OR ANY OTHER REPRESENTATION AND YOU DO NOT HAVE TO ASSIGN YOUR RIGHTS TO ANYONE ELSE IN ORDER FOR YOU TO CLAIM ANY MONEY TO WHICH YOU ARE ENTITLED. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE CLERK OF THE COURT AT 863-675-5217 WITHIN TEN (10) DAYS AFTER THE SALE TO SEE IF THERE IS ADDITIONAL MONEY FROM THE FORECLOSURE SALE THAT THE CLERK HAS IN THE REGISTRY OF THE COURT. IF YOU DECIDE TO SELL YOUR HOME OR HIRE SOMEONE TO HELP YOU CLAIM THE ADDITIONAL MONEY, YOU SHOULD READ VERY CAREFULLY ALL PAPERS YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN, ASK SOMEONE ELSE, PREFERABLY AN ATTORNEY WHO IS NOT RELATED TO THE PERSON OFFERING TO HELP YOU, TO MAKE SURE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU ARE SIGNING AND THAT YOU ARE NOT TRANSFERRING YOUR PROPERTY OR THE EQUITY IN YOUR PROPERTY WITHOUT THE PROPER INFORMATION. IF YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO PAY AN ATTORNEY, YOU MAY CONTACT THE FLORIDA RURAL LEGAL SERVICES, INC., 1500 NW AVENUE “L”, SUITE A, BELLE GLADE, FL 33430 (561) 993-0003 TO SEE IF YOU QUALIFY FINANCIALLY FOR THEIR SERVICES. IF THEY CANNOT ASSIST YOU, THEY MAY BE ABLE TO REFER YOU TO A LOCAL BAR REFERRAL AGENCY OR SUGGEST OTHER OPTIONS. IF YOU CHOOSE TO CONTACT THE FLORIDA RURAL LEGAL SERVICES, INC. AT (561) 993-0003 FOR ASSISTANCE, YOU SHOULD DO SO AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE DATED on the 24th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler As Clerk of the Court BY: /S/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk 416157 CN 5/3,10/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO 22-2010-CA-000042 WELLS FARGO BANK, N A AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, VS. CINDY THAO NGUYEN A/K/A CINDY T. NGUYEN A/K/A CINDY NGUYEN, ET AL Defendants NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment in Foreclosure dated September 3, 2010 and subsequent order entered December 16, 2011 in Case No. 22-2010-CA-000042 of the Circuit Court of the 20TH Judicial Circuit in and for GLADES County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION is Plaintiff and CINDY THAO NGUYEN A/K/A CINDY T. NGUYEN A/K/A CINDY NGUYEN; AS THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CINDY THAO NGUYEN A/K/A CINDY T. NGUYEN A/K/A CINDY NGUYEN, IF ANY; TRUC THI NGUYEN A/K/A TRUC NGUYEN; AS THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TRUC THI NGUYEN A/K/A TRUC NGUYEN, IF ANY; TRUC THI NGUYEN A/K/A TRUC NGUYEN, AS TRUSTEE OF THE TRUC NGUYEN LIVING TRUST DATED JULY 11, 2005; GARY VUONG; AS THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GARY VUONG, IF ANY; GARY VUONG, AS TRUSTEE OF THE TRUC NGUYEN LIVING TRUST DATED JULY 11, 2005; CABBAGE WOODS RANCHES PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; JOHN DOE OR ANY OTHER PERSON IN POSSESSION; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the FRONT STEPS OF THE COAJRTHOUSE. of the GLADES County Courthouse, in GLADES County, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the 17th day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to wit: Exhibit “A” Street Address: LOT 76 CABBAGE WOODS RANCHES (Unrecorded) Being a parcel of land lying in a portion of Section 7, Township 36, South, Range 34 East, Glades County, Florida. and being more Particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northwest corner of said Section 7; Thence bear N 89 03’ 08” E, along the north line of Said Section 7, for a distance of 2071.75 feet to the point-of-beginning; thence continue N 89 03’ 08” E, Along said North line of Section 7, for a distance of 515.60 feet to a point; Thence bear SOO 09’ 20” E for a distance of 1732.09 feet to a point; Thence bear S 89 03’ 08: W for a distance a distance of 61.91 feet to a point; Thence bear N 82 31’ 02” W for a distance a distance of 238.73 feet ..to -a point; Thence bear S 89 03’ 08” W for a distance of 217.06 feet to a point; Thence bear N 00 09’ 20” W for a distance of 1732.09 feet to the point-of-beginning. And being subject to any and all easements, Restrictions, Reservations and/or Rights-of-Way of record including. But not limited to. the following described easements: An easement for the purpose of utilities and drainage being nope particularly described as the North 50.00 feet of the above described parcel. And; An easement for the purpose of Ingress, Egress, Utilities and Drainage being hope particularly described as the south 50.00 feet of the above described parcel. And An easement for the purpose of utilities being mope particularly described as the east 5.00 feet and the West 5.00 feet of the above described property. together with that certain 60.00 feet ingress and egress easement as recorded in Of cial Records Book 226, Page 37, of the Public Records of Glades county. Florida. Together with and subject to easements for the purpose of ingress, egress, utilities and drainage, being more particularly described as follows: the West 100 00 feet of Section 7, Township 38 South, Range 34 East. Glades County Florida. and the West 100 00 feet of Section 18, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County Florida. And lying in Section 7, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County Florida. being 100.00 feet in width, Lying 50.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described centerline: Commence at the Northwest corner of Section 7, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County, Florida. Thence bear S 00 09’ 20” E, along the West line of said Section 7, for a distance of 1538.15 feet to the point-of-beginning of said centerline of easement; thence bear S 60 38’ 32 E foFa distance of 425.01 feet to a point; thence bear N 89 03’ 08” E fora distance of 426. 25 feet to a point; thence bear N 87 21’ 34” E for a distance of 695.26 feet to a point; thence bear N 89 03’ 08” E for a distance of 797.98 feet to a point; thence bear S 82 31’ 02” E for a distance of 238.73 feet to a point; thence bear N 89 03’ 08” E for a distance of 400.00 feet to a point; thence bear N 77 55’ 39” E for a distance of 181.40 feet to a point; thence bear N 89 03’ 08” E for a distance cfc 2779.79 feet to the intersection with the saw grass meander line & the point-of-terminus of said centerline of easement. and:the South 100.00 feet to the West 1610.36 feet of Section 7, Township 33 South. Range 34 East, Glades County. Florida.And lying in Section 13, Township 38 South, Range 33 East, Glades County. Florida. and in Section 18, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County, Florida. being 100.00 feet in width, and lying 50.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described centerline: Commence at the Northwest corner of said Section 18, thence bear N 89 06’ 55” E, along the North line of said Section 18, for a distance of 35.00 feet to a point; thence bear S 00 18’ 52” E, along a line 35.00 feet East of and parallel with the west line of said Section 18. for a distance of 1333.18 feet to the pointof-beginning of said centerline of easement; thence bear S 89 24’ 30” W for a distance of 2714.92 feet to the intersection with the west boundary line of the East one-half (1/ 2) of said Section 13, and the pointof-terminus of said centerline of Easement. and: lying in Section 18, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County, Florida being 100.00 feet in width. and lying 50.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described centerline: Commence at the Northwest corner of said Section, thence bear N 89 06’ 55” E, along the North line of said Section 18, for a distance of 35.00 feet to a point; thence bear S 00 18’ 52” E, along a line 35.00 feet east of and parallel, with the West line of said Section 18 for a distance 1333.18 feet to the point-ofbeginning of said centerline of easement: thence bear N 891 12’ 14” E for a distance of 2013.66 feet to a point; thence bear S 46 12’ 22” E for a distance of 446.17 feet to a point; thence bear S 58 58’ 29” E for a distance of 465.28 feet to a point; thence bear N 73 51’ 15” E for a distance of 435.90 feet to a point; thence bear N 46 49’ 59” E for a distance of 658.21 feel to a point; thence bear N 89 12’ 14” E for a distance of 3512.17 feet to a point; thence bear N 69 45’ 24” E for a distance of 359. 83 feet to a point; thence bear N 83 52’ 07” E for a distance of 116.53 feet to a point; thence bear S59 27’ 30” E for a distance of 251.19 feet to a point; thence bear S 89 19’ 08” E for a distance 780.42 feet to the intersection with the sawgrass meander line and the point-of-terminus of said centerline of easement. And lying in Section 13, Township 38 South, Range 33 East, Glades County, Florida. and in Section 18, Township 38 South, Range 34 East. Glades County. Florida. being 100.00 feet in width. and lying 50.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described centerline:Commence at the northwest corner of said Section 18. thence bear N 89 06’ 55” E, along the north line of said Section 18, for a distance of 35.00 feet to a point; thence bear S 00 18’ 52” E, along a line 35.00 feet east of and parallel with the West line of said Section 18. for a distance of 3999.50 feet to the pointof-beginning of said centerline of easement; thence bear S 89 20’ 12” W for a distance of 2049.60 feet to the point-of-terminus of said centerline of easement.And: lying in Section 18, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County. Florida being 100.00 feet in width. and lying 50.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described Centerline: Commence at the Northwest Corner of said Section 18, thence bear N 89 06’ 55” E, along the north line of said Section 18, for a distance of 35.00 feet to a point; thence bear S 00 18’ 52” E, along a line 35.00 feet East of and parallel with the West line of said Section 18, for a distance of 3850.53 feet to the point of beginning of said centerline of easement; thence bear N 89 16’ 55” E for a distance of 383.59 feet to a point; thence bear S 45 43’ 05” E for a distance of 210.67 feet to a point; thence bear N 89 16’ 57” E for a distance of 4526.19 feet to a point; thence bear N 89 00’ 40” E for a distance of 2215.95 feet to the intersection with the Sawgrass Meander line and the point-of-terminus of said centerline of Easement. 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 the Court thisl19th day of Apri, 2012. 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 500 Avenue J., Rm.102, Moore Haven, Fl 33471, Phone No. (941)335-2299 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). 416222 GCD 5/3,10/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 3, 2012

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Six youth from Glades County 4-H participated in District 10 4-H District Events on Saturday, April 28, in Arcadia. At District Events, y outh get a chance to share their knowledge and project work through, demonstrations, illustrated talks, Share the fun (a talent show), and Fashion Revue (for clothing members). District 10 is made up of Glades, Highlands, Okeechobee, Hardee, DeSoto Counties and the Seminole Tribe. This year Darcie McRoy and Brice Prowant participated in the Animal Industry category and Lacy Green, Alexis Eley, Rieonna Eley and Makkenzie Kellogg participated in Fashion Revue. Congratulations to everyone on a great job. 4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization. Over 230,000 members in the state of Florida help to make up the community of more than 6.5 million young people across America. 4-H is a non-formal, practical educational program for youth. Florida 4-H is the youth development program of Florida Cooperative Extension, a part of the University of Florida IFAS. For more information on how to become inv olved in 4-H in Glades County, please call 863-946-0244 or visit our Glades County 4H Facebook page. Glades County 4-H youth compete in District Events 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Serving all of Hendry County...Heidi Kunstman, MDBoard Certi“ed Pediatrician We are accepting new patients at our LaBelle Medical Of“ce 930 South Main St. (Next to the Winn-Dixie grocery store) For an appointment call... (863) 675-0160Medicaid, Medipass, Florida KidCare and most private insurances accepted. Patients with or without insurance seen. Discounted fees available. 16 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 3, 2012 Special to the Glades County Democrat/ Tycee PrevattDarcy McRoy prepares to give her demonstration on “A Hog’s House” at 4-H District Events in Arcadia on April 28. Special to the Democrat/ Tycee PrevattBrice Prowant giving his demonstration on “The Yorkshire Hog” to the judges at District Events. By Anne CoffeyGlades County Historical Society The Glades County Historical Society will have their next meeting on Thursday, May 17, 7 p.m., at the Historic Pieter Westergaard House at 270 Ave. L, Moore Haven. The agenda will include nding a way to nance a sprinkler system, since a few members are growing weary of driving into town and sprinkling the lawns. Yes, we are sprinkling by hand due to the water situation, but we are looking to the future. Alvin Ward and his business associates were kind enough to donate the front yard sod over four years ago. Constant weeding is retaining much of it, but nothing really helps except water. Members still dream of a downtown waterfront historic district but these dreams must include a millionaire who could restore the old bank building, Lundy’s Hardware store, and a few neglected houses, all eligible for historic designation. Check out any nearby town or city and you will nd a historic district. No, this would not be the total economic salvation of Moore Haven but it would use our assets to the max beautiful river, walkway on the riverfront, graceful bridge, only two traf c lights, convenient entrance to our magni cent Lake Okeechobee, even at its lowest, and darned friendl y people. Just picture sidewalk cafes, antique and art shops, and gift shops. A canoe, kaya k and bicycle rental would be popular for all ages. Several years ago, this writer who has been president of the GCHS for too man y years, rented a white horse and buggy during a Christmas Walk staged by Anne-Tiques of Moore Haven, and the GCHS. It was enjoyed by many folks who wanted us to do more in that riverfront area. Let’s stop whining, stop waiting for some sort of savior to arrive, and let’s get started. We ain’t gettin” any younger folks! See you at the meeting. For further information, phone Julie Wigton at 863-946-2060 or Anne Coffey at 863-8015199. Glades County Historical Society needs help The Glades County Democrat wants your news!The Glades County Democrat welcomes news from local clubs, organizations, churches, schools and businesses. We also welcome letters to the editor. Email your news to gcdnews@newszap.com.