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Title: Glades County Democrat
Alternate Title: Democrat
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Glades Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Moore Haven Fla
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Moore Haven (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Glades County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Glades -- Moore Haven
Coordinates: 26.834167 x -81.096111 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1922.
Numbering Peculiarities: Vol. 8, no. 12 (June 21, 1929) issue misdated 1920.
General Note: Editors: R.B. Child, <1926>; Keathley Bowden, <1929>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 5, no. 29 (Sept. 24, 1926).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: aleph - 000358007
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24 month lease with approved credit through Ford Credit. $3133 plus tax, title, & license due at signing. Includes first month payment, $0 security deposit, acquisition fee, & capitalized cost reduction. *Stock #13t90. 20 cent per mile over 10500 per year. Includes $500 RCL Bonus Cash. See dealer for details. More to choose from with similar savings. Image is for illustration purposes only. Offer ends 01/31/13.DRIVE A NEW 2013 ESCAPE SE FOR ONLY $209 PER MONTH.* newszap.comFree SpeechFree Ads See Page 3 for information on how to contact the newspaper.Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 Vol. 84, No. 51 50¢ Plus ta x Crossword ...Page 5 Glades Electric increases scholarships ... Page 9 Spotlight on Education ...Page 8 Special to the Glades County DemocratUnited Way helps area familiesRuth and Joshua Morales, missionaries who volunteer for Salvation Army, help distribute food to families from Glades County. The United Way of Hendry and Glades Counties partners with other organizations to help those in need. For more on the story, see page 11. By Eric KoppSpecial to the Glades County Democrat MOORE HAVEN Although he admits there may be little he can actually do, Glades County Commissioner Paul Beck is going to ask that one or more members of the current South Florida Water Management District governing board be removed. Commissioner Beck said Thursday, Jan. 17, that he is doing some research and plans to make that suggestion at the commissioner’s next meeting. That meeting is slated for Monday, Jan. 28. “There’s some shenanigans going on there,” he said in Commissioner wants SFWMD board ousted Special to the Glades County DemocratFamily Literacy NightWest Glades School recently held their “United We Stand” Family Literacy Night event on Jan. 15. For more, see page 9. Special to the Glades County Democrat FORT MYERS, Fla.—Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) services will be available beginning on Jan. 30, 2013. The start date was pushed back from Jan. 19 to Jan. 30 by the IRS. VITA is a free tax ling service available to individuals and families making $50,000 or less. A partnership among United Way 211, the IRS, and United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades makes the free service available at United Way Neighborhood Houses and other locations in Lee, Hendry, and Glades counties. United Way helps with income tax returnsSee BECK — Page 14 See TAX — Page 14 Glades at a Glance ...Page 3 Parade Entries wanted for Chalo NitkaApplications are being accepted from church groups, civic groups, individuals, community associations, and any others interested in participating in the 65th annual Chalo Nitka parade. There is no fee to enter. If you or your group are interested in participating, you may submit an entry form online at www. chalonitka.com. You may also call 863-946-0300 or email Emily at erigdon@gladescountyedc.com and one will be sent to you.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 SFVS(South Florida Veterinary Service)Providing ambulatory service to the South Florida area, focusing on food animal and equine medicine/surgery. In addition will provide house calls for routine care of small/ companion animals. Dr. JL Shewmaker III 863-673-2665www.MyVetDirect.com/jlshewmaker 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee January 24, 2013 There has been a lot of talk lately about the costs of public employee pensions and whether governments have set aside enough money to make good on their promises. Concerns are real -and growing -about these retirement bene ts and what must be done to honor the obligations if enough money is not available to cover the bene ts public employees have been promised. When local and state governments have not set enough money aside to adequately fund pension obligations, the conversation very quickly turns to whether making up for the shortfall could mean tax increases, service reductions, or cuts in retirement bene ts. To best understand the size and impact of your government's pension liability, you should nd out what type of pension plan your government offers and its current pension obligations and funded status.New standards offer transparencyIn an effort to equip interested parties with the tools they need to evaluate government pension bene ts, new pension standards issued by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)which are set to take effect in 2014 will require state and local governments to plainly show their net liability for pension bene ts on the face of the nancial statements, alongside other liabilities. The GASB is the independent group that sets accounting and nancial reporting standards for U.S. state and local governments. Under the new standards, anyone interested in pension information will be better able to assess a government's overall nancial picture as it relates to pensions by helping them evaluate such questions as: What pension promises has my government made? How much is it obligated to pay? How is my government doing compared to other communities?Where to nd this informationWhile governments are becoming familiar with and preparing for the new nancial reporting standards, there are steps that taxpayers and public employees can take to better understand their governments' nancial obligations: Contact your government of cials: Ask how your elected of cials are preparing for the changes and how they will address funding pension bene ts. Get talking: Talk to friends, neighbors, and colleagues and share what you know. Find out how pension funding issues may affect the future of your community. Stay Informed: As a citizen, you can access pension information on your own through Internet searches or government websites that provide access to local nancial reports. Whether local and state governments are prepared to pay promised pension obligations now and in the future are issues that will affect every taxpayer. What Taxpayers Need to Know About Government Pensions The ‘Florida Cowboy Poet’ to speak at eventBY BUTCH WILSON Clewiston MuseumJoin us Feb. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. for a wonderful evening at the Hilliard Ranch, where rustic cabins nestled in oak hammocks and cabbage palms re ect memories of ole Florida and the cowboy era. Delicious, aged steaks (New York Strip) will be grilled to your culinary taste and served with succulent sweet corn, creamy coleslaw, baked beans and mouth watering homemade rolls. Dessert will be a southern tradition; homemade ice cream catered to the palette's delight. This lovely evening will usher in the musical sounds of soft string instruments accompanied by talented local singers. Our guest speaker is Stephen Monroe, a "Florida Cowboy Poet," who grew up in the saddle, in the cow pen and on the business end of posthole diggers. Mr. Monroe is a great entertainer that brings laughter and amusement as he reminisces the life of the Florida Cowboys in poems and stories. The delightful night must come to an end, but not before a lucky person with the winning museum ticket walks away with the door prize. The museum will also raf e a beautiful, handmade quilt that was crafted and donated by a local Clewiston resident. Tickets can be purchased at the museum where the quilt is currently on display. Partner, this annual event is one you don't want to miss, so buy a museum ticket, saddle up and meet us at the ranch for a stomping good time. Tickets can be purchased at the Clewiston Museum. Contact Butch Wilson at 863-983-2870 or email him at clewistonmuseum@embarqmail.com. Third Annual Fundraiser Helps the Clewiston Museum

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Project Graduation meeting planned on Jan. 23A Moore Haven Project Graduation mandatory meeting is set for Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. in Mrs. Bell’s Classroom at the Moore Haven High School. For more information, please call Erin Christle at 863-227-3554. Art in the Park on Jan. 26The Glades County Public Library and its Advisory Board invite area artists and craftsmen to exhibit and sell their work at the eighth annual Art in the Park event in Moore Haven, Saturday, Jan. 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This popular free event, centered in and around the library, brings artists and the public together in a wonderful setting by the Caloosahatchee River. Painters, sculptors, photographers, and handcrafters are encouraged to contact the library now and reserve their place. Exhibiting and parking are free. Exhibitors are responsible for their own setups. The Glades County Public Library is located in the city park across the street from the river in Moore Haven’s Historic District. The address is 201 Riverside Drive. For more information and to reserve a place, contact Mary Booher, Director of Libraries at 863946-0744 or mbooher@myhlc.org.Church to host dinnerThe Knights of Columbus of Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus Catholic Church will host an Italian dinner on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the church hall, on State Road 78 West at Chobee Loop in Buckhead Ridge. The menu includes lasagna, baked ziti, spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic bread, salad and dessert with coffee, iced tea or lemonade for a donation of $8 for adults, $3 for children. Take out is available. Proceeds will go to the annual Bishop’s Appeal Fund Drive.BHR Cat sh Festival bene ts re departmentThe 20th Annual Buckhead Ridge Catsh Festival is planned for Saturday, Jan. 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the park next to the Buckhead Ridge Fire Department, 30076 E. State Road 78 in Buckhead Ridge. Volunteers will serve up fried cat sh dinners starting at 10 a.m. The festival entry fee of $7 per person includes dinner. “To go” meals will be available. The festival will include entertainment by Sounds of Country (with Phil Eddings). There will be a bounce house for the kids, arts and crafts booths and displays by the Glades County Sheriff’s Of ce and the Florida Forestry Services. Door prizes will be given away every hour. Ticket holders must be present to win! The Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have a bake sale and will also sell hot dogs.Garden Club to meetThere will be a meeting of the Moore Haven Garden Club on Monday, Feb. 4 at 10 a.m. under the pavilion in the Moore Haven Park behind the City Hall. All members are asked to bring a covered dish or snacks for the meeting. Guests are welcome.Ortona Cane Grinding Festival celebrated Feb. 2The 34th Annual Cane Grinding Festival, sponsored by the Ortona Fire Department, will be held Saturday, Feb. 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. under the beautiful oaks at Larry Luckey Ortona Indian Mound Park, with entrance west of Ortona Cemetery on State Road 78. Meals available will include open pit barbecue (chicken or pork) with baked potato, slaw, coffee or tea. Entertainment will be by the Telegraph Creek Band and the Country Rhythm Cloggers. The festival will include arts and crafts booths, cane grinding and syrup making demonstrations. Bring a chair and a friend and enjoy the day. Meal tickets are $8 in advance. $9 at the gate. Children’s tickets are $4. Tickets are available at the Glades County Manager’s Of ce in the Glades County Courthouse, Whisper Creek R.V. Park and from the Ortona Volunteer Fire Fighters. Vendors who wish to secure arts and crafts space should write or call Teresa Summeralls, 10364 S.R. 78, Moore Haven, Florida 33471, 863-675-4001 or 863-6730530. Booths spaces are available for a $25 donation.BBQ bene ts scholarship fundThe Moore Haven High School Scholarship Organization will hold a fundraising barbecue on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at the Doyle Conner Building on Highway 27 in Moore Haven. They will serve from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dinners are $8 and include a half barbecued chicken, two sides and a roll. Tickets can be purchased prior to the barbecue by contacting the Scholarship Of ce by phone, 863-946-2083, or e-mail mhhs.scholarship@yahoo.com, or from any Scholarship Board Member: Wayne Aldrich, Scott Bass, Paul Beck, Rogel Brown, Sandra Brown, Gordon Bryant, Bonita Drayton, Joe Flint, Ellen Geake, John Huysman, Larry Luckey, Lorie Ward, Bob Way, or Susie Woodward. Tickets can also be purchased the day of the event. Tickets for a chance at a $1,000 drawing will also be on sale. The drawing will be held at the award dinner in May. You need not be present to win. For over 10 years, the Moore Haven High School Scholarship Organization has raised mone y to provide graduating seniors with academic and career scholarships. Seniors who will be attending a college, university, or vocational technical school are encouraged to submit an application. All quali ed seniors will receive a scholarship. The MHHS Scholarship Organization is a 501C3 and all donations are tax deductible.Eagles Riders plan partyThe Eagles Riders are having The 4th Annual Party Under the Bridge Feb. 16. The y want to Salute all Veterans with a picture wall. We need pictures, please send pictures to Virginia at vrat61@hotmail.com or submit pictures along with self addressed envelope to FOE 4523 Attn.: Virginia 101 Avenue J S.W. Moore Haven, Fl. 33471. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee January 24, 2013 Glades at a Glance

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 4 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee January 24, 2013 By Margaret England Hendry-Glades AudubonDuring the Dec. 31, Christmas Bird Count (CBC) a solitary wintering Gray Kingbird was reported and photographed on the west side of Stormwater Treatment Area 5 (STA5), which is located at the east end of Deer Fence Canal Road in Southern Hendry County. This was the only report submitted for this species in the United States during the 2011-2012 CBC. On December 29, 2012 a solitary Gray Kingbird was reported by CBC teams at the same location. These ycatchers breed along coastal Georgia and Florida west to Mississippi, as well as the West Indies and the Caribbean during the summer. They winter in South Florida, West Indies, Central America and northern South America. Gray Kingbirds are about 9 inches in length and have a long thick black bill. They have pale gray head, a black mask, and mostly white underparts. Their all dark notched tail is fairly long. These birds are sometimes confused with a similar species, the Eastern Kingbird, which has a white-tipped black tail. Juvenile Gray Kingbirds are similar to the adults, but they have slightly duller plumage. The Gray Kingbird's call is a loud insect-like twittering "pe-chee-ry" with an accent on the second syllable. It also makes a harsh trill "trilill-ill-it. These birds are found between March and October to early December in coastal mangrove thickets and coastal woodlands. They are also found inland in small groves of palms and oaks. They are known as aggressive birds that will chase other birds from their territory. They are easy to see when they are perching on power lines or exposed limbs waiting for ying insects to y by. Gray Kingbirds make short uttering ights in order to catch insects above the ground or at the surface of the water. They sometimes hover brie y when searching for lizards, small vertebrates, and fruit. Courtship behavior in March to early April includes the male and female performing rising spiral ights. twittering, bill snapping, and the spreading of their tails and wings. Nesting normally occurs between early June and Early August. Nests are built 4 to 12 feet above the ground in Mangroves, in oaks hanging over water, or sometimes in coastal pines. This crude cup shaped nest is made of twigs, roots and grasses. Three or four pinkish to buff eggs mottled with shades of brown, gray, or lavender is incubated by the female for 16 to 18 days. Hendry-Glades Audubon volunteers for free birding or photography trips. You and your guests are invited participate in upcoming birding trips Saturday, Feb. 16, Sunday, Feb. 17, or Monday, Feb. 18, at STA5 (Stormwater Treatment Area 5). A few volunteers will be doing the Great Backyard Bird Count survey. The highest total for each species will be submitted online to www. birdsource.org/gbbc. Birders and/or photographers will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the STA5 Deer Fence Canal Trailhead. To make a reservation please e-mail Margaret England sta5birding@embarqmail.com or phone 863-674-0695 or 863-517-0202. The schedule of STA5 trips through December 2013 and upcoming Hendry-Glades Audubon programs is available on the HGAS website at www.hendrygladesaudubon.org. "Like" Hendry-Glades Audubon on Facebook. Inland Birding Fun: Gray Kingbird (GRAK) Margaret England PHOTO / J. WILLIAM MARRGray Kingbird.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee January 24, 2013 Crossword Puzzle University of Florida taste scientist Linda Bartoshuk and her colleagues want to play a trick on you — but it’s for your own good. The UF team has identi ed a group of naturally occurring compounds that enhance the way people perceive sweetness, and believe that those compounds can be used to make foods taste sweeter using far less sugar and no arti cial sweetener. The group, which includes eminent scholar Harry Klee and professors David Clark and Charles Sims, all of UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, has collaborated for several years on avorand aroma-related research studies. Bartoshuk is a professor with UF’s Center for Smell and Taste, part of the UF College of Dentistry. UF technology licensing of cials are seeking companies interested in nding ways to turn the researchers’ ndings about avor into a commercially viable product that can be used to sweeten foods and beverages in a natural, more healthful way. Klee and Bartoshuk will make a presentation in February about the work at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Boston. The natural sweetener discovery was made during the group’s work, led by Klee, to break down the chemistry behind the complex avors in tomato. During that research, genes and biochemical pathways responsible for producing the volatile chemicals that give fresh tomatoes their characteristic avor and aroma were chronicled, and nearly 100 tomato varieties were tested by scientists and also used in taste tests by 13 panels of 100 people who rated each tomato’s taste. They knew that there are two ways humans evaluate smell: Orthonasal, or through the nostrils, and retronasal, behind the palate while eating. In retronasal olfaction, smell and taste interact. Capitalizing on interactions between retronasal olfaction and taste, the food industry has sometimes used sugar to intensify people’s perception of speci c avors. Following the tomato taste panels, Bartoshuk had reams of information about the chemical makeup of tomato fruit and everything that had been gleaned from the taste panels about what tasters liked and didn’t like. To discern which factors were playing the biggest roles in people’s tomato-taste preferences, she used statistics to examine how the fruit’s sweetness was explained both by avor ratings and sugar content. “If the sweetness is all due to sugar, then that’s the only variable that would’ve been signi cant,” she said. “But avor was highly signi cant. So suddenly we knew that the volatiles were making independent contributions to the perceived sweetness.” The UF team’s ndings were solidi ed by similar analysis following a study of taste in strawberries. “It turns out that fruit has been using this mechanism forever and we didn’t know it,” Bartoshuk said. “So when you bite into a strawberry, you think when it tastes sweet, you’re tasting sugar. But 10 percent of that ‘sweet’ is in the volatiles. And we didn’t know that. So lo and behold, we get all of these data and we do the math, and we’re stunned — we have a new source of sweetness, we create it in the brain, with volatiles.” Klee said the potential applications for a natural sweetener are vast and reducing the amount of sugar used in processed foods can only be good for people. “The fact is that people really like sweet,” he said. “And if we can make foods taste as sweet as they currently do without adding sugar? That’s really exciting.” Natural Compounds that Enhance Humans’ Perception of Sweetness “The fact is that people really like sweet. And if we can make foods taste as sweet as they currentl y do without adding sugar? That’s really exciting.”— Harry Klee, UF Institute of Food an d Agricultural Sciences

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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.Douglas Lee Doherty, 66CLEWISTON — Douglas Lee Doherty passed away Jan. 5, 2013 in Lehigh Acres. He was born Jan. 14, 1946 in Cambridge, Mass., to the late Melvin R. and the late Marguerite L. (McGrath) Doherty. Douglas was in the Army from 1965 1967, he w as also a member of Loyal Order of Moose, Fraternal Order of Eagles, The American Legion, V eterans of Foreign Wars, retired Volunteer Fire ghter for Montura Ranch Estates. He is survived by his wife, Rosemarie (Romanowski) Doherty; son, Douglas Michael Doherty (Fiance Kristen); daughter, Deborah Sue McMahon (Kenny); step-children, John Edward (Ana), Eddie (Cristen), Andrea (Richard) and Rosemarie; brother, Michael Doherty; sister, Gayle Gugino (Richard); sister-in-law, Virginia Doherty; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; mother of Douglas and Deborah, Carolyn Sue Doherty; best friends, Edward and Della Purcell; nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Doherty. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at The Glades RV Resort A ctivity Center, 1682 Indian Hills Drive S.W., Moore Haven with Pastor Artie Carnes of ciating. Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home LaBelle.Juanita M. Taylor, 71MOORE HAVEN — Juanita M. Taylor passed away Jan. 21, 2013 in Moore Haven. She was born Aug. 8, 1941 in Sebring, Fla., to the late William Hooker and Ethel Mae (Leitner) McDuf e. Juanita was a member of the 1st United Methodist Church of Moore Haven and very active in the women’s group. She also supported and helped with the American Cancer Society Glades Chapter for many years. Survivors include her husband, Glenn N. Taylor Sr.; sons, Norman Taylor (Mollie), Stephen Taylor (Veleda); daughter, Kristi Hingson (Wade); mother, Ethel Mae McDuf e; brother, Jimmy McDuf e; sister, Harriet Rice; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Moore Haven with Pastor Charley Watts of ciating. Interment will be in Ortona Cemetery, Moore Haven. Visitation will be Friday one hour prior to service at First United Methodist Church Of Moore Haven. In lieu of owers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to 1st United Methodist Church of Moore Haven Women’s Group or a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston.Nora Fernandez, 84WEST PALM BEACH — Nora Fernandez passed away Jan. 16, 2013 in Atlantis. She was born June 5, 1928 in Vertientes, Cuba, to the late Joaquin and the late Emelia (Martinez) Rodriguez. She was preceded in death by her husband, Silvo Francisco Fernandez. She is survived by her son, Joaquin (Beverly) Fernandez; three granddaughters, Isa Fernandez, Michelle Malizioso, Jessica Ares; two greatgrandchildren, Joshua Malizioso, Justin Malizioso; two brothers, Oclides Rodriguez, Orlando Rodriguez; two sisters, Maria Mazquiaran, Nilda Ramirez; nephew, Julio Rodriguez; niece, Vivian Pieriechi; other nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 at Saint Margaret’s Catholic Church, Clewiston with Father Jiobani Batista of ciating. Interment was in Ridgelawn Cemetery. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston.Patricia Ann Ringstaff, 68MOORE HAVEN — Patricia Ann Ringstaff was surrounded by her family when she passed away on Jan. 17, 2013 in Moore Haven. She was born Oct. 15, 1944 in Owensboro, Ky., to the late Robert and the late Roxana (Guido) Robards. Mrs. Ringstaff married Elton W esley Ringstaff. Survivors include her husband, Elton Ringstaff; one son: Robert Andrew Ringstaff; granddaughter, Lindsey Ringstaff; and grandson, Barrett Ringstaff. She was a loyal and faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Moore Haven, where she gave her talent as a musician. She was a school teacher for Glades County School System, teaching some families for three generations. She w as a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend who will be missed greatly by her family and of her friends. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 in with Rev. Sherrill Tillery of ciating. Memorials are suggested to be given in memory of Patricia to First Baptist Church. You may view the online obituary, light a candle for Patricia and leave your condolences for her family at htttp://www.akin-davis.com Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston 820 W. Sugarland Hwy. in Clewiston • 863.983.9105 Visit us online at: www.ecof.com David C. Brown, M.D., F.A.C.S. Founder & Medical Director DO YOU NEED A RETINA SPECIALIST?Shailesh Gupta, MD, FACS, is Board Certi ed in Ophthalmology and specializes in diseases of the retina and vitreous. He brings extensive experience in the treatment of a wide variety of retina disorders, including age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. SHEWMAKER ANIMAL HOSPITALIMMOKALEE ANIMAL CLINICCLEWISTON MOBILE UNIT CLINICDisclaimer: 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. DR. LEE SHEWMAKER DR. JL SHEWMAKERLarge and Small Animal Veterinary Care 24-Hour Emergency Service No Energency Fee! Call (863) 675-2441 Obituaries 6 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee January 24, 2013

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 IN COMPLIANCE WITH CHAPTER 193.122(2), FLORIDA STATUTES, HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY OWNERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED THAT THE COMPLETE 2012 HENDRY COUNTY TAX ROLLS, INCLUDING PROPERTIES REVIEWED BY THE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD, WERE CERTIFIED FOR COLLECTION TO THE COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR ON JANUARY 23, 2013. PHILLIP L. PELLETIERHENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER PUBLIC NOTICE FINAL CERTIFICATION -NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS Notice is hereby given that the Local Planning Agency of Hendry County (LPA) will hold a public hearing on the following petition on February 13, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave, LaBelle, Florida. The LPA will determine if the application is consistent with the Hendry County Comprehensive Plan and will review the application for consistency with the Hendry County Land Development Code. The recommendations of the Local Planning Agency will be made to the Board of County Commissioners for “nal consideration at a public hearing. This hearing will be held on February 26, 2013, at 5:05 p.m. at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave, LaBelle, Florida. Copies of the “les and information regarding the petition are available for public inspection at the Hendry County Planning and Zoning Department, 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida, and may be viewed Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the matter. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Petition Number: VA12-0001 Applicant/Agent: Mr.Oscar Freesen III Resolution Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, GRANTING A VARIANCE OF NINE (9) FEET FROM THE REQUIRED SIDE SETBACK OF FIFTEEN (15) FOR A SIDE SETBACK OF SIX (6) FEET ALONG THE EASTERN PROPERTY LINE AND A VARIANCE OF FIFTEEN (15) FEET FROM THE REQUIRED REAR SETBACK OF TWENTY-FIVE (25) FEET FOR REAR SETBACK OF TEN (10) FEET TO ALLOW THE CONSTRUCTION OF A GARAGE IN THE MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL (RG-2) ZONING DISTRICT Location: 1190 Miccosukee Trail, Labelle, FL Property size: 0.50 acres +/Request: The applicant is requesting a variance of 9-feet for a side setback of 6-feet instead of the required 15-feet and a variance of 15-feet for a rear seatback of 10-feet instead of the required 25-feet in the Medium Density Residential (RG-2) zoning district to allow the construction of a garage. Legal description of subject property: Lot 23 in Caloosa Hammock, an unrecorded Subdivision in Lots 6, 8 and 9 of L V. Hulls Subdivision as Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 12, Public Record of Lee County, Florida, lying and being Hendry County Florida. Lot 23 being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of Lot 9 in L. V. Hulls Subdivision and run South 895054Ž West along the North line of Lot 9, a distance of 373.47 Feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 895054Ž West a distance of 135.00 feet; thence South 011749Ž West a distance of 172.09 feet; thence North 790515Ž East a distance of 109.10 feet; thence South 774951Ž East a distance of 28.84 feet; thence North 011749Ž East a distance of 157.87 feet to the point-of-beginning; And Part of the Northeasterly one-half of Miccosukee Trail in CaloosaHammock Subdivision, an unrecorded Subdivision in Lots 6, 8 and 9 of L. V. Hulls Subdivision as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 12, Public Records of Lee County, Florida, lying and being in Hendry County, Florida and more particularly described as follows; Commence at the Northeast corner of Lot 9 in L. V. Hulls Subdivision and run South 895054Ž West along the North line of Lot 9, a distance of 373.47 feet to the Northeast corner of Lot 23 of Caloosa Hammock; thence South 011749Ž West a distance of 157.87 feet to the Southeast Corner of Lot 23 and the Point-of-Beginning; thence continue South 011749Ž West a distance of 25.45 feet to the centerline of Miccosukee Trail; thence North 774951Ž West along the centerline of Miccosukee Trail a distance of 28.49 feet; thence South 790515Ž West along the centerline of Miccosukee Trial a distance of 109.45 feet; thence North 011749Ž East a distance of 25.59 feet to the Southwest corner of Lot 23 of Caloosa Hammock; thence North 790515Ž East a distance of 109.10 feet; thence South 774951Ž East a distance of 28.84 feet to the point-of beginning. Subject to a non-exclusive easement for road right of way purposes as described in that instrument recorded in Of“cial Record Book 383, Page 459, Public Record of Hendry County, Florida. Orvell Howard, Chairman Karson Turner, Chairman Hendry County Local Planning Agency Hendry County Board of County Commissioners 7 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee January 24, 2013 With all the gizmos, gadgets and electronic media available these days, it can be tough for parents to get kids to sit down with good oldfashioned books. But regular reading, done for fun, is linked to better school performance and can expose kids to a world of knowledge. Experts advise parents of reluctant readers to, above all, keep the activity enjoyable. “Reading should never feel like a chore,” says David Borgenicht, father of two young children, author, and publisher of Quirk Books. “There are so many exciting books out there for all ages. It’s just a matter of nding what your child likes.” Here are some ways you can encourage your child to drop the remote and pick up a book instead: Start early: Good habits start young. So set aside time daily to read together until he or she can do so alone. Visit the library regularly to attend story time and other children’s literacy events, and to check out books. Set an example: Children learn by watching. If you aren’t already a regular reader, become one today. Stock up: The more types of reading materials in a home, the better students perform in reading pro ciency, according to the Educational Testing Service. So stock your home with newspapers, mysteries, biographies, poetry, historical ction and every genre of interest to your family. “You may even want to leave some books and magazines in the car so kids can squeeze a short read in during commutes,” says Rekulak. Think ahead: Serial novels can keep kids continually engaged in books. Look for something full of action and adventure that’s fraught with suspense, like the new Lovecraft Middle School series by Charles Gilman about the strange world of a creepy middle school. A nod to H.P. Lovecraft, the iconic horror author of the 20th century, the book is appropriate for boys and girls ages 10 and older. The newest in the series, “The Slither Sisters,” is about two monsters disguised as students who are plotting to abduct the entire seventh grade. Make it easy: Give your child the right tools he or she needs to read comfortably. An armchair pillow and a bedside reading lamp will make reading a comfortable experience. Tune out: Be sure to have a period each evening where no television, gaming systems or gadgets are allowed. Make this “reading time,” go hand in hand with something fun -like dessert – so there’s no protest. You can nd a children’s reading list of recommended books from the American Library Association at www.ala.org. After school, homework and extracurricular activities, reading may not be a child’s top priority. But by taking a few key steps, you can instill a lifelong love of reading. Great Tips to Turn Kids into Regular Readers

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January 2013By Superintendent Scott BassGlades County School District The “Spotlight on Education” column is a new feature from the Glades County School District which is aimed at keeping parents and the community aware of the activities w ithin the district. The publication will be released monthly and can be found in the Glades County Democrat and on the district’s web site.Safety on campusIn light of the recent tragedy in Connecticut, the GCSD has implemented additional safety measures to make sure our students are safe on campus. These measures will create some inconvenience for parents and v isitors to campus; however, we feel these steps are necessary to promote a sense of security that will make our students feel safe. W hen visiting one of the district’s campuses, please make sure you park in the designated v isitor parking area, report rst to the front of ce before you go to your desired location on campus and lastly, make sure you have and present your identi cation to the school of ce staff. District and school of cials are in the process of working with the Glades County Sheriff’s Department and Glades County Emergency Management to review and revise our current safety procedures.New school for MHHS Over the past several months the district has been pursuing funding to construct a new school for Moore Haven Jr-Sr High School. The Florida Department of Education has deemed our project as a “critical need” and has determined the amount of funding for the project to be $23.6 million dollars. Funding for the project would be the result of the Special Facility Funding Program, the same funding source that was used for the construction of West Glades School. The new campus would be built for 545 students, have its own cafeteria and a long-awaited air conditioned gym. The project will be presented in this year legislative session, and the district will know the outcome for funding later this spring.Employees of the Year Each year the GCSD names a Teacher of the Year and School Related Employees of the year for each school and some departments. This year’s winners are: Teachers of the Year Lesle Hare MHES Renee Bass MHHS Vicki McDougald WGS Vickie Paige PECS (Elementary) Quinton Prichard PECS (Middle) School Related Employee of the Year Rebecca Lipps MHES Calinda Chapman MHHS Flora Zimmberly WGS Linda Long PECS Susie Hough Bus Driver Rita Story District Of ceStudent achievement The month of January is also Science Fair season. Students from West Glades School, Moore Haven Elementary School and Moore Haven Jr-Sr High School have completed two rounds of successful competition at the school and district levels. Next it is on to the regional competition in Avon Park. Twenty-six students will be representing Glades County School District at the regional fair. Good Luck to all. Earlier in the fall students from Moore Haven Jr-Sr High School participated in essay contests hosted by the Veterans of Foreign War. The Buckhead Ridge VFW Chapter was the host chapter for Glades County students for the “Voice of Democracy” and the “Voice of Freedom” essay contests. Student winners included Elsi Velasquez, Kacie Burnea-Hodges, Laloni Carey, Justin Peterson and Justin Osborne.New District web site In the coming weeks the GCSD will launch a new district website which will have up-to-date information for parents, students and the community. The address to our new site is: www.gladesEDU.org. Spotlight on Education 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 www.facebook.com/flwfishing www.twitter.com/flwfishing www.flwoutdoors.com Presented byFISHING. ADVANCED. WALMART PRO DAY I SATURDAY, FEB. 2 I NOON … 2 P.M.MEET THE FLW PRO ANGLERS I GET AUTOGRAPHS & PHOTOS I LEARN THE BEST FISHING TIPS & TECHNIQUES02.07 02.10LAKE OKEECHOBEECLEWISTON, FLFLW EXPO & WEIGH-INSAT. & SUN. AT WALMART I NOON 4 P.M.SCAN FOR EVENT DETAILS 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee January 24, 2013 Special to the Glades County DemocratThe Buckhead Ridge VFW Chapter was the host chapter for our students for the “Voice of Democracy” and the “Voice of Freedom” essay contests. Pictured are Gordie Bruens, president of the Buckhead Ridge VFW and members of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Buckhead Ridge VFW, MHHS teachers Renee Bass and Nicole Davis and student winners Elsi Velasquez, Kacie Burnea-Hodges, Laloni Carey, Justin Peterson and Justin Osborne. Buckhead Ridge Christian Church to host yard saleBuckhead Ridge Christian Church, 1167 Linda Road (behind the Moose Lodge on SR 78) will host a yard sale on Feb. 16 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee January 24, 2013 Special to the Glades County DemocratFamily Literacy NightWest Glades School recently held their “United We Stand” Family Literacy Night event on Jan. 15 to coincide with the Celebrate Literacy initiative by the Florida Department of Education. Over 200 parents and students attended and received information on ways to become more successful in school. The evening was a great success complete with book give-a-ways, door prizes, and an evening dinner. Thanks to everyone who attended in order to help WGS students become better readers. Special to the Glades County Democrat The Michelin Soccer Program and St. Lucie Battery & Tire of Okeechobee, Inc. donated more than $750 in both funds and equipment to The Boys and Girls Club Seminole Tribe of Florida Brighton. These funds go a long way in helping to provide scholarships, uniforms and other soccer essentials for the participating leagues. Giving back to the community is a top priority for Michelin. The Michelin Soccer Program partners tire dealers with local youth soccer organizations, providing the dealers the opportunity to reach out to the community. The leagues in turn receive funds and equipment. The soccer leagues are sent certi cates that can be redeemed at the dealer's store for a free soccer ball during a 30-day promotional period, while supplies last. After a 60-day tire rebate promotion included on the certi cate, Michelin donates $2 to the soccer organization for each tire sold during the program. CJ Boone of St. Lucie Battery & Tire of Okeechobee, Inc. in Okeechobee, Florida is an avid supporter of the program. "The Michelin Soccer Program is an incredible way to connect with families and young players," he said. "The look on the child's face as you hand them their soccer ball is priceless. I encourage all the Michelin dealers to nd a local soccer league and support them through this program." "Michelin really believes in youth and making sure they are safe and healthy," said Don Byrd, vice president of Marketing for Michelin Americas Small Tires. "This program is the perfect partnership of all those elements. We look forward to continuing to grow and donate even more equipment and funds in 2013." To learn more about the Michelin Soccer Program, visit [http://www.michelinsoccer. com/?league_overview] www.michelinsoccer.com/?league_overview. To nd out more about St. Lucie Battery & Tire of Okeechobee, Inc., contact CJ Boone, 863-357-2431, at 198 U.S. Highway 98 N in Okeechobee or visit www.slbatterytire.com. Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (http://www.michelinman.com] www.michelinman.com) employs more than 22,200 and operates 18 major manufacturing plants in 16 locations. Michelin donation helps Brighton youth program Glades Electric Educational Foundation is gearing up for "scholarship season" by increasing the dollar amount awarded to each county in their service territory. The scholarships are awarded to GEC members' children who are high school seniors and have upheld academic excellence. Previously, each of GEC's service counties received a $4,000 and $2,000 scholarship. However, the Board of Trustees of Glades Electric recently approved an increase, so each county will receive two $4,000 scholarships. "There are so many hard-working and deserving young people in our communities, many of whose aspirations just need a little boost. One of Glades Electric's operating principles, Concern for Community, compels us to continue and even increase our investment in our area's youth. We want to show them there are people and organizations in their own home towns willing to help them succeed," said Glades Electric's Board President, Jack Coxe. "The student's academic achievement, leadership involvement, and extra-curricular activities are among some of the variables taken into consideration. The decision seems to grow more dif cult each year as the number of applicants continue to rise. This is a wonderful testament to the hard work of our area's school administrators, staff, and teachers in encouraging more students to seek higher education," said Jennifer Manning, CFO of Glades Electric. To set the stage; prior to 2000, Florida mandated that a cooperative's unclaimed capital credits had to be surrendered for use in the State's General Fund. In an effort to preserve these funds for the bene t of their members, electric cooperatives throughout the state successfully convinced the legislature to allow them to retain the unclaimed credits and invest them as they saw t. The Board of Trustees of Glades Electric Cooperative chose to invest these funds in the future of the communities they represent. The Board determined that rewarding the efforts of our area's hard-working, achievement-oriented young people via college scholarships was a great way to foster bright, innovative future leadership in our communities. It was out of the Trustee's forward thinking that the Glades Electric Educational Foundation was established. To date, the Foundation has awarded $224,000 toward the education of our communities' young people. It is important to note that the scholarships administered by the foundation are funded solely from these unclaimed capital credits and do not cost the membership a penny! Students can pick up an application from their school of ce, a GEC of ce, or download an application from www. gladesec.com. Glades Electric increases scholarships

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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 the INI 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 INI USA style and are restricted to their proper classifications. Some classified categories require advance payment. These classifications are denoted with an asterisk *. Garage/ Yard SalesLakeport Christian Church Will host a Yard Sale at:10947 East Hwy 78 in Lakeport. Jan 24,25&26 8-4 on 24&25 8-12 on 26th for info call 863-946-2160 Employment Full Time ElectricianJimmy Pittman Electrical is seeking an experienced service electrician. Must have clean driving record, good communication skills and at least 5 years experience in residential and commercial electrical service. Email resume to john@jimmypittman electrical.com Employment Full TimeGALLEY COOK NEEDED Apply in Person. No phone calls please. Roland Martin Marina. PRODUCTION MAINTENANCE WORKER *HARVEST AREA* Responsible for safely and ef ciently assisting journeymen who perform maintenance on harvesting and harvesting related equipment. Please respond if you have a CDL and seeking a Full Time Position. Jdooley@ussugar.com Apply online www.ussugar.com REDLANDS CHRISTIAN MIGRANT ASSOCIATION Infant Toddler Teachers RCMA seeks highly motivated Infant Toddler Teachers who possess a High School Diploma or GED. Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus. RCMA offers an excellent bene t package that usually surpasses other child care institutions. Competitive pay range between $7.79 up to $13.50 an hour depending on experience, education and credentials. Send resume to: Jenneyfa Rich fax: 863-946-1961 or email: jenneyfa@rcma.org Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Th e c l ass ifi e d s are th e most successful salesperson in town. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee January 24, 2013

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LABELLE – The United Way of Hendry & Glades and its 34 partner agencies operating in Hendry and Glades Counties are helping local residents every day. Three United Way Houses in LaBelle, Clewiston and Moore Haven serve as central locations where residents can access many services with one v isit. For people who work long hours, have to use friends to assist with transportation, or who may not even have money for gas, this is extremely important. LaBelle United Way House Manager, Arlene Bettencourt said of the Houses, “The United Way House is considered a ‘safe place’ to many people in our community. We had one woman who could not speak English come to us in tears, beaten about the face and torso and burned on her chest. Bilingual persons with our partner agencies were able to interpret for us. Rescue was called along with the police. She was hospitalized and came back to us for help with obtaining clothing.” Many people in the community donate food, clothing and other items that the house makes available to those in need. “We have an egg man. A generous soul who lives in our area with his 200 plus chickens, delivers to us twice a week to give free eggs to clients. We also have a disabled man who drives his specially equipped car to pick up bread and sweets every Wednesday from Winn Dixie to be distributed to the community from the house,“ said Arlene Bettencourt. Once a month, every month of the year, Harry Chapin Food Bank, The Salvation Army and the United Way have a food distribution in the park in LaBelle and feed from 140 to 220 families. Thirty-two United Way Partner Agencies providing services to Hendry and Glades residents from the United Way Houses or from their own of ces including: The Salvation Army, Goodwill, Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer’s Resource Center, Catholic Charities, Harr y Chapin Food Bank Early Learning Coalition, Hendry-Glades Behavioral Health Center and many more. Residents who need human service assistance should call United Way 211 program by dialing 2-1-1 or 800-887-9234. United Way partner agencies help Glades County 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Phone Discounts Available To CenturyLink Customers The Florida Public Utility Commission designated CenturyLink as an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier within its service area for universal service purposes. CenturyLink’s basic local service rates for residential voice lines are $19.50 per month and business services are $28.00-$32.50 per month. Speci c rates will be provided upon request. CenturyLink participates in a government bene t program (Lifeline) to make residential telephone service more affordable to eligible low-income individuals and families. Eligible customers are those that meet eligibility standards as de ned by the FCC and state commissions. Residents who live on federally recognized Tribal Lands may qualify for additional Tribal bene ts if they participate in certain additional federal eligibility programs. The Lifeline discount is available for only one telephone per household, which can be either a wireline or wireless telephone. A household is de ned for the purposes of the Lifeline program as any individual or group of individuals who live together at the same address and share income and expenses. Lifeline service is not transferable, and only eligible consumers may enroll in the program. Consumers who willfully make false statements in order to obtain Lifeline telephone service can be punished by ne or imprisonment and can be barred from the program. Lifeline eligible subscribers may also qualify for reliable home high-speed Internet service up to 1.5Mbps for $9.95* per month for the rst 12 months of service. Further details are available at centurylink.com/internetbasics. If you live in a CenturyLink service area, please call 1-800-201-4099 or visit centurylink.com/lifeline with questions or to request an application for the Lifeline program. *CenturyLink Internet Basics Program – Residential customers only who qualify based on meeting income level or program participation eligibility requirements, and requires remaining eligible for the entire offer period. First bill will include charges for the rst full month of service billed in advance, prorated charges for service from the date of installation to bill date, and one-time charges and fees described a bove. Qualifying customers may keep this program for a maximum of 60 months after service activati on provi ded customer s till quali es during that time. Listed High-Speed Internet rate of $9.95/mo. applies for rst 12 months of service (after which the rate reverts to $14.95/mo. for the next 48 months of service), and requires a 12-month term agreement. Customer must either lease a modem/router from CenturyLink for an additional monthly charge or independently purchase a modem/router, and a one-time High-Speed Internet activation fee applies. A one-time professional installation charge (if selected by customer) and a one-time shipping and handling fee applies to customer’s modem/router. General – Services not available everywhere. CenturyLink may change or cancel services or substitute similar services at its sole discretion without notice. Offer, plans, and stated rates are subject to change and may vary by service area. Deposit may be required. Additional restrictions apply. Terms and Conditions – All products and services listed are governed by tariffs, terms of service, or terms and conditions posted at centurylink.com. Taxes, Fees, and Surcharges – Applicable taxes, fees, and surcharges include a carrier Universal Service charge, carrier cost recovery surcharges, state and local fees that vary by area and certain in-state surcharges. Cost recovery fees are not taxes or government-required charges for userequired charges for use. Taxes, fees, and surcharges apply based on standard monthly, not promotional, rates. 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee January 24, 2013 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).  Jeffrey Neil England, 27, 64th Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested Jan. 17 by the GCSO on felony charges of criminal mischief, burglary of a dwelling and burglary of an unoccupied structure, and the misdemeanors of larceny and petit theft. His bond w as set at $51,500.  Balfour Allen Wheatley, 47, Eighth Ave., Lehigh Acres, was arrested Jan. 19 by the GCSO on a felony charge of driving while license suspended habitual offender. His bond was set at $5,000.\  Herschel B. Lewis, 38, Pierce St., Moore Haven, was arrested Jan. 22 by the GCSO on a felony charge of sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a church, business or school and the misdemeanors of possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting a law enforcement of cer without violence. His bond was not available as of newspaper deadline.  Ralston M. Thompson, 35, Avenue K, Moore Haven, was arrested Jan. 22 by the GCSO on a felony charge of domestic battery by strangulation. His bond was not available as of newspaper deadline. This column lists arrests and not convictions, unless otherwise stated. Anyone listed here who is later found innocent or has had the charges against them dropped is welcome to inform this newspaper. The information will be con rmed and printed. A rrest Report

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Furnished Ef ciency, Utilities & furn. $150 wk. Call (863) 509-0096 or (863) 253-0001. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shhfit! Apartments Houses SaleCLEWISTON In town Duplex (2 sep. 3/2 plus lrg yard). $37,500 ea. $75k total. Ideal to share w/relative or home + rental income. Call owner 863-673-5071. Mobile Home RentClewiston 2 Bedrooms. $475 Monthly. 3 Bedrooms. $550 & up. 863-983-8106. Moore Haven 2br./2ba. Car port. Furnished/ unfurnished. $500 mo. 3br./2ba. Fenced yard on acre, screened porch & shed. $650 mo. 3br./1 1/2 ba. Fenced yard, w/screened porch & shed. $575 mo. Call (863) 509-0096 or (863) 253-0001. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Mobile Home RentMoore Haven 2br./2ba. Car port & porch. Furnished/ unfurnished. $475 mo. 3br./2ba. Fenced yard on acre, screened porch & shed. $675 mo. Lrg. 1 br. Apt $450. Call (863) 509-0096 or (863) 253-0001. Mobile HomeSaleCLEWISTON 3 Bed, 2 Bath 2013. Doublewide on NICE lot in City Limits. $550 Monthly. 863-983-8106. Hunting Camp 3 bedroom. As Is, Where Is. $4000 Obo. 863-983-3554. M.H. 2bd/2ba on large lot $30,000. 309 Pinecrest Ave, owner may nance M.H. on 1+ acre $35,000. 1408 Saddle Ln, owner may nance (863)983-9480 Montura Area -2 Bedroom. $4595 Obo. 863-983-3554. Campers/RVsWanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 Autos WantedWe buy all junk cars starting at $400.00 and up! Call us at: (863)983-Junk (5865) or (305)970-4231 Located in Clewiston 24 hrs a day 7 days a week Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! Theclassifiedads Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! Theclassifiedads Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shhfit! Public NoticeHEALTH CARE DISTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Health Care District Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider and discuss information, regarding the implementation of Section 155.40, Florida Statutes, as amended by Chapter 2012-66, Laws of Florida, relating to the evaluation of the possible bene t to persons residing in Palm Beach County from the sale or lease of Lakeside Medical Center. The Health Care District Board may take action on the subject matter. This meeting will be held on February 5, 2013, beginning at 3:00 p. m. in the Lakeside Medical Center Board Room located at 39200 Hooker Highway Belle Glade, FL 33430. The meeting agenda will be posted on the District’s website, hcdpbc.org, when it has been nalized. 435108 SUN 1/24/2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING EAST HENDRY COUNTY COMMUNITIES RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD Notice is hereby given that the East Hendry County Communities Recreation Advisory Board will hold a meeting January 29, 2013, at 6:00 p.m., at the Harlem Community Center, 2000 7th St, Clewiston, Florida. If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. East Hendry County Communities Recreation Advisory Board 435017 CN 1/24/2013 Request For Bid Jerdik Road Water Main Relocation The Board of Directors of Lakeport Water Association will be accepting sealed bids for the Jerdik Road project which consists of relocating approximately 400’ of 6” water line done mostly by directional boring with approximately 100’ of 2” directional bore to replace water services. For a copy of plans for this project, contact the project engineer listed below. There is a charge of $20.00 per set or electronic transfer is free of charge.Bids will be accepted until noon on February 15, 2013 at Lakeport Water Association, 1057 Red Barn Road, Moore Haven, FL 33471. Any questions contact:Steve Dobbs, Project Engineer sdobbsgstevedobbsengineering.com 863-824-7644 Jeff Ussery, Utility Director 863-946-1300 434315 GCD 1/17,24,31 ON 1/16,23,30/2013 NOTICE OF MUNICIPAL GENERAL ELECTION CITY OF PAHOKEE, FLORIDA TUESDAY, MARCH 12TH, 2013 The 2013 Municipal General Election for the City of Pahokee will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2012, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of electing two Commissioners for a term of three (3) years. All registered voters in Precincts 6004 and 6006 shall vote at the designated polling place which will be the Recreation Complex (old Pahokee High School gymnasium) located at 360 East Main Street, Pahokee, FL. No person shall be permitted to vote unless he or she is registered in accordance with the Florida State Statutes. Photo ID must be submitted at the time of voting at your polling place. In the event that no candidate receives a majority of the votes for a particular of ce, a Run-Off Election shall be held on March 26, 2013 at the same polling place between the two candidates who receive the largest number for votes for that seat. Anika Sinclair City Clerk /Municipal Supervisor of Elections 434742 CN 1/17,24/2013 NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF LANDOWNERS OF PAHOKEE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that the annual meeting of the landowners of Pahokee Water Control District is scheduled to meet Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at 9:30 A.M., at the of ce of said District located at 2832 N. Main Street, Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Florida, for the purpose of: 1. Electing one Supervisor for a term of three (3) years. 2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as the landowners may determine; and 3. Transacting such other business as may come before the meeting. If a person decides to appeal the decision of the Board of Supervisors with respect to any matter considered at the meeting herein referred, he or 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 made. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS PAHOKEE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT By: /s/ Kenneth McDuf e President 434667 SUN 1/24,31/2013 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3147 2010 1214334-01000Q0410 Phyllis Morris Lot 52, Block Q of HARLEM #3, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 7, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Parcel Identi cation Number: 1-34-43-21-010-000Q-041.0 Property Address: 1123 Florida Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440 Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of February, 2013 which is the 21st day of Februar y 2013. Dated this 9th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 434605 CN 1/17,24,31 & 2/7/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3531 2010 2024329-670000B0300 Denton ll, LLC Lots 47 and 48, Block B, and the East one-half of New York Street abutting said lots, SUNSET PARK SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 1, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Parcel Identi cation Number: 2-29-43-02-670-000B-030.0 Property Address: 822 W. Seminole Avenue, LaBelle, FL 33935 Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of February, 2013 which is the 21st day of Februar y 2013. Dated this 9th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 434622 CN 1/17,24,31 & 2/7/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3164 2010 1214334-010000U0061 Daisy Bell Williams Lot 9, Block U, of HARLEM ADDITION NO. 3, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 7, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Parcel Identi cation Number: 1-34-43-21-010-000U-006.1 Property Address: 1234 Della Tobias Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440 Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of February, 2013 which is the 21st day of Februar y 2013. Dated this 9th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 434614 CN 1/17,24,31 & 2/7/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3504 2010 2024329-46000000070 Winder VI, LLC LaBelle, MILLERS SUBDIVISION, Lot 11, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 88, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Parcel Identi cation Number: 2-29-43-02-460-0000-0007-0 Property Address: XXXX Miller Avenue, LaBelle, FL 33935 Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of February, 2013 which is the 21st day of Februar y 2013. Dated this 9th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 434618 CN 1/17,24,31 & 2/7/2013 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1625 2010 1144432-A0002380100 Avelino R. & Maria N. Leoncia c/o Rene F. Leoncio The East one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida, subject to an easement for an access road of the North 40 feet thereof. (Also known as Lot No. 2858 in Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.) Subject to existing Oil, Gas and Mineral reservations conditions, restrictions, zoning ordinances, enforceable easement of record and subject to taxes and assessment of Central County Drainage District. Parcel Identi cation Number: 1-32-44-14-A00-0238-0100 Property Address: 406 Bald Cypress Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440 Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of February, 2013 which is the 21st day of Februar y 2013. Dated this 9th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 434624 CN 1/17,24,31 & 2/7/2013 12 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee January 24, 2013 Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads Earn some extra cash. 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Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1788 2008 1224432-01000660130 Gloria M. Azuria Lot 13 in Block 66, of MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, according to the Plat thereof, as recor ded in Plat Book 3, at Pages 37, 38 and 39 of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of February, 2013 which is the 21st day of Februar y 2013. Dated this 9th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 434452 CN 1/17,24,31 & 2/7/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2540 2009 1214334-010000K0020 Elbert Allen Jr Lots 2,3 and 4 in Block K of HARLEM ADDITION TO CLEWISTON, Hendry County, Florida, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 79, of the current Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of February, 2013 which is the 21st day of Februar y 2013. Dated this 9th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 434608 CN 1/17,24,31 & 2/7/2013 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2531 2009 1214334-010000l0090 Daisy Hill Life Estate And Toshia R. Drummond Lots 9 and 10, Block I, HARLEM ADDITION NO. 2 to Clewiston, Hendry County, Florida according to the plat ther eof as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 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 Third Thursday in the month of February, 2013 which is the 21st day of Februar y 2013. Dated this 9th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 434582 CN 1/17,24,31 & 2/7/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2912 2010 1314433-A0002650000 Pinot IV, LLC Lot 5879, Section “J-1” The North one-half of the Southwest 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 West 30 feet thereof. Parcel Identi cation Number: 1-33-44-31-A00-0265.0000 Property Address: 765 S. Willow Street, Clewiston, FL 33440 Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of February, 2013 which is the 21st day of Februar y 2013. Dated this 9th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 434628 CN 1/17,24,31 & 2/7/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1110 2009 1344331-020000C0120 Mary Elizabeth Karten c/o Joseph Flannagan The Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 34, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 12, Block C, PIONEER PLANTATION, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of February, 2013 which is the 21st day of Februar y 2013. Dated this 9th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 434580 CN 1/17,24,31 & 2/7/2013 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1599 2010 1144432-A0001690000 Jeanine Meleschi The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 14, 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 Lot 2757 in Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.) Subject to existing Oil, Gas and Mineral reservations conditions, restrictions, zoning ordinances, enforceable easement of record and subject to taxes and assessment of Central County Drainage District. Parcel Identi cation Number: 1-32-44-14-A00-0169-0000 Property Address: 660 N. Isora Street, Clewiston, FL 33440 Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of February, 2013 which is the 21st day of Februar y 2013. Dated this 9th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 434616 CN 1/17,24,31 & 2/7/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1600 2010 1144432-A0001690100 Gerard Meleschi The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 14, 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 Lot 2758 in Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.) Subject to existing Oil, Gas and Mineral reservations conditions, restrictions, zoning ordinances, enforceable easement of record and subject to taxes and assessment of Central County Drainage District. Parcel Identi cation Number: 1-32-44-14-A00-0169-0100 Property Address: 670 N. Isora Street, Clewiston, FL 33440 Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of February, 2013 which is the 21st day of Februar y 2013. Dated this 9th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 434619 CN 1/17,24,31 & 2/7/2013 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2962 2010 1314433-A0004330000 Edgar Gonzalez & Robert dela Vega The Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast 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. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 80.00 feet thereof. (Also known as Lot No. 5994, in Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.) Subject to existing Oil, gas and mineral reservations, conditions, restrictions, zoning ordinances, enforceable easements of record and subject to taxes and assessment of Central County Drainage District. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of February, 2013 which is the 21st day of Februar y 2013. Dated this 9th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 434453 CN 1/17,24,31 & 2/7/2013 CITY OF CLEWISTON REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS CDBG HOUSING PROGRAM The City of Clewiston hereby requests PROPOSALS from quali ed bidders for the rehabilitation of up to ve (5) single family homes located in the City of Clewiston as a part of the City’s Housing Program which consists of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). Proposals are due no later than 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, February 14, 2013 and delivered or mailed to: Ms. Marilyn McCorvey, City Clerk, City of Clewiston, 115 W. Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440 (the City will not assume any responsibility for proposals received past the bid opening time). Any and all proposals received after this time and date will not be opened or considered. Proposals should be submitted in a separate sealed envelop marked “CITY OF CLEWISTON HOUSING PROGRAM RFP #1”. All bids must be accompanied by Pur-7068 “Public Entity Crimes Report”, proof of insurance, licenses and the “Vendor Drug Free Work Place” form. Forms must be fully executed by the responder and returned with the bid. For speci c project information, contact Ms. Nancy Phillips at 561-432-1524 or by email at nsp920@aol.com. Bids will be opened at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2013 in the City of Clewiston Commission Chambers at the Clewiston City Hall. A mandatory meeting and contractor walk-thru for review of these projects will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the City Commission Chambers of the Clewiston City Hall, 115 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston. Any rm not represented at this meeting will be unable to bid. All potential bidders must be in the Commission Chambers no later than 10:05 a.m. in order to participate in this RFP. The City of Clewiston reserves the right to accept or reject any bids. The City of Clewiston is an Equal Opportunity Employer, actively seeking Minority Contractor Participation and promotes Fair Housing. Phillip Roland Mayor 434842 CN 1/24/2013 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3112 2010 1214334-010000L0240 Daisy Bell Willilams Lot 33, Block L, of HARLEM ADDITION No. 1 to Clewiston, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 79, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Parcel Identi cation Number: 1-34-43-21-010-000L-024.0 Property Address: 1005 Harlem Academy Avenue, Clewiston, Fl 33440 Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of February, 2013 which is the 21st day of Februar y 2013. Dated this 9th day of January, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 434581 CN 1/17,24,31 & 2/7/2013 Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE #: 2012-CA-000168 Bank of America, National Association, Successor by Merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P. -VS,Margarita Olvera; Unknown Parties in Possession #1 as to 5993, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s)(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 Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 10, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2012CA-000168 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein Bank of America, National Association, Successor by Merger to BAC Horne Loans Servicing, L.P. f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P., Plaintiff and Margarita Olvera are defendant(s), Clerk of Court, BARBARA S. BUTLER, 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. on February 27, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: PARCEL 1: BEGIN 1191.7 FEET EAST OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA; RUN THENCE NORTH, A DISTANCE OF 120 FEET; THENCE EAST, A DISTANCE OF 106.6 FEET; THENCE SOUTH, A DISTANCE OF 120 FEET; THENCE WEST, A DISTANCE OF 106.6 FEET TO THE POINT-OF-BEGINNING ALSO DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF TRACT E-2, LABELLE RANCHETTES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION. AND PARCEL 2: BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE RUN NORTH 86’26’00” EAST, A DISTANCE OF 115L7 FEET TO THE POINT-OFBEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE EAST, A DISTANCE OF 176.9 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH, A DISTANCE OF 120 FEET; THENCE RUN WEST, A DISTANCE OF 177.6 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH, A DISTANCE OF 120 FEET TO THE POINT-OF-BEGINNING, LESS ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY. ALSO DESCRIBED AS A PORTION OF TRACT F-1, LABELLE RANCHETTES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN MANUFACTURED HOME, YEAR: 1978, MAKE: NATIONAL, VIN#: 15349, WHICH IS AFFIXED THERETO. 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, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator; 1700 Monroe Street, Suite 1213, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 (239) 533-1521 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. BARBARA S. BUTLER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Hendry County, Florida /S/ J. Bevis SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 434832 CN 1/24,31/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 11-870-CA FLORIDA COMMUNITY BANK, N.A., Plaintiff v. J. FRED BURSON, TRUSTEE FOR THAT CERTAIN TRUST DATED MAY 7, 2004, J. FRED BURSON, SHERRI G. DENNING, ROGER D. DENNING, F&E, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, UNKNOWN TENANT #1, and UNKNOWN TENANT #2, Defendants RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 Notice is given that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure and for Damages dated November 26, 2012 in Case No. 11-870-CA of the Circuit Court of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, in which, FLORIDA COMMUNITY BANK, NA. is the Plaintiff and. J. FRED BURSON, J. FRED BURSON, TRUSTEE, ROGER D. DENNING, SHERRI G. DENNING AND F&E, LLC are the Defendants, the following described property set forth in the order of nal judgment will be sold on February 27, 2013 beginning at 11:00a.m. at the Hendry County Courthouse, 2nd Floor Administration Building, 25 East Hockpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida 33935 in accordance with § 45.031 Fla. Stats: LOTS 17, 18 AND 19, TOGETHER WITH THE WESTERLY 1/2 OF VACATED ALLEY ADJACENT TO SAID LOTS OF HOGE’S SUBDIVISION OF BLOCK 45 OF GOODNO’S ADDITION TO LABELLE AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 7 PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. THIS IS NOT THE HOMESTEAD PROPERTY OP THE MORTGAGOR. 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 60 days after the sale. DATED this 17 day of January, 2013. Barbara Butler Clerk of Circuit Court BY: /S/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk 435093 CN 1/24,31/2013 Public Notice LEGAL NOTICE The following vehicles will be sold at public auction on January 28, 2013 @ 10 a.m. at Clewiston Towing, 600 E Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston, FL 33440 2001 Chevy, VIN:1GCCS19W418259873 1997 Ford, VIN:1FALP15P8VW114326 1998 Ford, VIN:2FMDA5140WBB77566 1998 Nissan, VIN:3N1AB41D5WL063214 1997 Plymouth, VIN:2P4FP2530VR135265 ***We have the right to refuse any and all bids*** 434560 CN 1/17/2013 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAMEThe undersigned does hereby certify that Maria Zamora conducting a Food Dispensing business at LaBelle, Florida, under the cititous name of Los Reyes and that said rm is composed of the following perons whose names and places of residence are as follows:Maria Zamora (LaBelle, FL) Ownership of Los Reyes is as follows: Maria Zamora 808 Nobles Rd., LaBelle, FL It is my intentions to apply to the Florida Department of State, Divsiion of Corporations to register the said name of Los Reyes under the provisions of Chapter 90-267, laws of Florida, Acts of 1991. Maria Zamora DATE: 1-18-13 435137 CN 1/24/2013 NOTICE TO PUBLIC The Hendry County Hospital Authority Board of Directors will conduct their monthly Board meeting on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 1:00 pm in Suite 1 at Hendry Regional Convenient Care Center, 450 S. Main Street, LaBelle, FL 33935. The public is invited to attend. 435209 CN 1/24/2013 PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on January 26th,2013 At 9:00 AM U-LockIt Storage of Clewiston LLC, 500 S. San Gabriel, Clewiston, Fl. (863) 233-3639 will at their discretion sell or dispose of the personal property therefore stored with the undersigned. Beatrice Smith Unit #54 Household Items 434271 CN 1/17,24/2013 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee January 24, 2013 Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Shop from a gift catalog thats updated regulaly: the classifieds. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Your new car could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Buying a car? Look in the classifieds. Selling a car? Look in the classifieds. Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds. Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it?

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Descuentos en Telfono e Internet Disponibles para Clientes de CenturyLinkLa Comisin de Servicios Pblicos de Florida ha designado a CenturyLink como un Portador Elegible de Telecomunicaciones dentro de su rea de servicio para nes de servicio universal. Las tarifas de servicio local bsico de CenturyLink para lneas de voz residenciales son $19.50 al mes y para servicios de negocios son $28.00-$32.50 al mes. Las tarifas espec cas se proporcionarn por solicitud. CenturyLink participa en un programa de bene cios del gobierno (Lifeline) para hacer el servicio telefnico residencial ms accesible a personas y familias elegibles de bajos ingresos. Los clientes elegibles son aquellos que cumplen con las normas de elegibilidad segn lo de nido por la FCC y las comisiones es tatales. Los residentes que viven en tierras tribales reconocidas a nivel federal pueden cali car para bene cios tribales adicionales si participan en ciertos programas de elegibilidad federales adicionales. El descuento Lifeline est disponible slo para un telfono por hogar, el cual puede ser un telfono jo o inalmbrico. Para los nes del programa Lifeline, un hogar se de ne como cualquier individuo o grupo de individuos que viven en la misma direccin y comparten ingresos y gastos. El servicio Lifeline no es transferible, y slo consumidores elegibles pueden inscribirse en el programa. Los consumidores que voluntariamente hagan declaraciones falsas con el n de obtener el servicio de telfono de Lifeline pueden ser castigados con una multa o pena de prisin y pueden ser excluidos del programa. Los suscriptores elegibles para Lifeline tambin pueden cali car para el servicio con able de Internet de alta velocidad residencial de hasta 1.5 Mbps por $9.95* al mes por los primeros 12 meses de servicio. Ms detalles estn disponibles en centurylink.com/ internetbasics. Si usted vive en un rea de servicio de CenturyLink, por favor llame al 1-800-201-4099 o visite centurylink.com/lifeline si tiene alguna pregunta o para solicitar una ap licacin para el programa Lifeline. *Programa Internet Basics de CenturyLink – Slo para clientes residenciales que cali quen basado en el cumplimiento de los requisitos de nivel de ingresos o de elegibilidad para la participacin en el programa, y requiere permanecer elegible durante el periodo completo de la oferta. La primera factura incluir los cargos por el primer mes completo de servicio facturado por adelantado, cargos prorrateados por servicio a partir de la fecha de la instalacin hasta la fecha de la factura, y cargos y tarifas nicos descritos anteriormente. Los clientes que cali quen pueden mantener este programa durante un mximo de 60 meses despus de la activacin del servicio siempre que el cliente mantenga su elegibilidad durante ese tiempo. La tarifa de Internet de Alta Velocidad indicada de $9.95/mes aplica durante los primeros 12 meses de servicio (despus de lo cual la tarifa se revierte a $14.95/mes durante los siguientes 48 meses de servicio), y requiere un contrato a trmino de 12 meses. El cliente debe rentar un mdem/ruter de CenturyLink por un cargo mensual adicional o comprar un mdem/ruter de manera independiente, y aplica un cargo nico por activacin de Internet de Alta Velocidad. Un cargo nico por instalacin profesional (si es seleccionada por el cliente) y un cargo nico por envo y manejo se aplican al mdem/ruter del cliente. General – Servicios no disponibles en todas partes. CenturyLink puede cambiar o cancelar los servicios o sustituirlos por servicios similares a su entera discrecin y sin previo aviso. Oferta, planes y tarifas indicadas sujetos a cambio y pueden variar segn el rea de servicio. Un depsito puede ser requerido. Aplican restricciones adicionales. Trminos y Condiciones – Todos los productos y servicios indicados se rigen por las tarifas, trminos de servicio, o trminos y condiciones publicados en centurylink.com. Impuestos, Cargos y Sobrecargos – Impuestos, cargos y sobrecargos aplicables incluyen un cargo por el Servicio Universal del proveedor, sobrecargos de recuperacin de costos del proveedor, cargos locales y estatales que varan por rea, y ciertos sobrecargos dentro del estado. Los cargos por recuperacin de costos no son impuestos o cargos por uso exigidos por el gobierno. Impuestos, cargos y sobrecargos se aplican sobre tarifas con una base mensual estndar, no promocional. florida.newszap.com Check out these new features: • Daily Local News Updates • New interactive and easy to navigate format • Plus much, much more!Come see for yourself! 14 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee January 24, 2013 a phone interview. “There’s probably not a w hole lot we can do but throw a little Sunshine on it.” The “Sunshine” he was referring to is the state’s Government in Sunshine law. The commissioner’s bold idea was precipitated by last week’s vote of the governing board to approve a resolution that paves the w ay for the district to possibly purchase 638 acres of A. Duda & Sons property in Glades County for $1.9 million. That price of $2,984 per acre is a 56 percent discount from the appraised value of $6,800 per acre. The district will also have the option of buying an additional 2,489 acres of Glades County property from Duda for $16.9 million, which is not a discounted price. SFW MD will have four years to exercise that option. By a unanimous 9-0 vote, the SFWMD governing board gave their approval to Resolution 2013-105 which allows the district to enter into negotiations with A. Duda & Sons. The entire deal, however, is contingent on Duda receiving a 30-year extension on two of its land leases with the state. Governing board members and the counties they represent are: Joe Collins (chair) Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry, Highlands, Glades, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola and Polk; Kevin Powers (vice-chair) St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe; Daniel DeLisi Lee, Collier, Charlotte and Hendry; Daniel O’Keefe Glades, Highlands, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola and Polk; Sandy Batchelor MiamiDade; James J. Moran Palm Beach; Juan M. Portuondo Miami-Dade; Timothy Sargent St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe; and, Glenn J. Waldman Broward. At the heart of the county’s displeasure over the governing board’s approval is the fact that no one knew water managers were considering the purchase, which could possibly cause the loss of jobs in Glades County and sti e future development. “Personally, I’d like to see these legislators go in there and look into water management’s actions,” said the commissioner. “I want to get legislators off to the side and bend their ears a little bit to make those guys aware that we’re looking at them.” The proposed lease extensions have not only piqued the attention of Glades County leaders, but Audubon Florida of cials are also making their objections to the extensions heard. Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund will meet Wednesday, Jan. 23, in Tallahassee to discuss the proposed extensions. Charles Lee, Audubon Florida director of advocacy, will present his group’s objections to the trustees. Audubon’s Jane Graham attended last week’s governing board meeting and, echoing Commissioner Beck’s concerns, told those members that this proposed deal between the district and Duda was more opaque than clear. “We oppose this resolution because of the lack of public transparency. Normally, there would have been public discussion but none of that happened,” said Ms. Graham, an Everglades policy associate with Audubon Florida. She went on to tell board members it appears as if the district has been acting “outside of Sunshine.” The resolution was approved despite the objections of Ms. Graham and other environmental groups in attendance at the Jan. 10 governing board meeting. And like the environmentalists Commissioner Beck did not hide his displeasure at the actions of water managers during the commissioner’s Jan. 8 meeting. “I don’t oppose the sale of the property, it’s their treating us like a bunch of idiots,” he told fellow board members. BECKContinued From Page 1 Volunteers at United Way Houses have prepared thousands of tax returns for area residents in the last four years. Volunteer tax preparers come from many walks of life and include college students, retired accountants and others who all receive training and certi cation from the IRS. Their service to the community helps people of low to middle income le their taxes free and with the speedy ele returns. “We are beginning our fth year of VITA service, said Dawn Russell, United Way House and VITA Coordinator. Taxes are eled and refunds arrive quickly. Participants frequently receive refunds over $2,000 which may have prevented the foreclosure of someone’s home, or purchased groceries for a poor family for several months.” For more information about VITA such as times and locations, please call United Wa y 211 by dialing 211 or 239-433-3900. The United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades raises funds for human service organizations in our community, and promotes partnerships and collaborations among agencies, focusing on issues and solutions to improve lives. The United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades has been “the way the community cares” since it was established in 1957. For more information, please call United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades at 239-433-2000 or visit www.unitedwaylee. org. TAXContinued From Page 1 Woman’s Club plans Fashion ShowThe Glades County Woman’s Club Spring Bling Fashion Show and Luncheon will be held Feb. 16, at noon at “M” RV Resort, 17192 Highway 27 in Moore Haven. There will be door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, a silent auction and fashion show of resort wear. Suggested donation is $10. All proceeds will bene t high school scholarships. For more information contact Jenny Allen at 863-946-6018.

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On Tuesday, Jan. 29, musician Ron McCurdy will realize his dream of bringing his production, “The Langston Hughes Project, Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz” to his home town of Belle Glade. The program will feature Dr. McCurdy, who graduated from Glades Central High School and is now a professor at the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California (USC), along with his quartet, in a multimedia presentation that includes jazz, spoken-word and images from the Harlem Renaissance. The Langston Hughes Project is a multimedia concert performance of Langston Hughes’ kaleidoscopic jazz poem suite titled, “Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz.” This is Hughes’ homage in verse and music to the struggle for artistic and social freedom at home and abroad at the beginning of the 1960s. It is a twelvepart epic poem which Hughes scored with musical cues drawn from blues and Dixieland, gospel songs, boogie woogie, bebop, progressive jazz, Latin “cha cha,” Afro-Cuban mambo music, German lieder, Jewish liturgy, West Indian calypso, and African drumming – a creative masterwork left unperformed at his death. Originally, Hughes created “Ask Your Mama” in the aftermath of his participation as an of cial for the ve-day Newport Jazz Festival of July 1960, where he shared the stage with such luminaries as Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Horace Silver, Dakota Staton, Oscar Peterson, Otis Spann, Ray Charles, and Muddy Waters. The musical scoring was designed to serve not as mere background but to forge a conversation and a commentary with the music. Though Hughes originally intended to collaborate with Charles Mingus, and then Randy Weston, on the performance of this masterwork, it remained only in the planning stages when Langston Hughes dies in 1967. Its recovery now in word, music and image provides a galvanizing experience for audiences everywhere. Utilizing engaging videography, this concert performance links the words and music of Hughes’ poetry to topical images of Ask Your Mama’s people, places, events and to the visual artists Langston Hughes admired and/or collaborated with most closely over the course of his career including the African-inspired mural designs and cubist geometries of Aaron Douglas, the blues and jazz-inspired collages of Romare Bearden, the macabre grotesques of Meta Warrick Fuller, the rhythmic sculptural gurines, heads, and bas reliefs of Richmond Barthe, and the color-blocked cityscapes and black history series of Palmer Hayden and Jacob Lawrence. Together the words, sounds and images recreate a magical moment in cultural history, which bridges the Harlem renaissance, the post World War II beat writers’ coffeehouse jazz poetry world and the looming Black Arts performance explosion of the 1960’s. Ron McCurdy and his quartet will bring the program to life on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 7:30 p.m at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center at Palm Beach State College in Belle Glade. For ticket information, call the box of ce at 561-993-1160. Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 262012CA000510XXXXXX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff; V S. JUAN L. NORTON; et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated January 10, 2013, and entered in Case No. 262012CA000510XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein BANK OF A MERICA, N.A. is Plaintiff and JUAN L. NORTON; MICHELLE L. NORTON; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT T O THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TIT LE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERT Y HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on the Second Floor in front of the Main Clerk’s Of ce at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL 33935 County, Florida, 11:00 a.m. on the 13th day of February, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 12, TOWER LAKE ESTATES ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGES 143 AND 144, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH LAND AND MOBILE HOME DESCRIBED AS 1993 GLEN COE MOBILE HOME WITH VIN #5762051FA/B AND R.P. DECALS R0585591/92. A NY 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. If you are a person with a disability, who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901, and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711 DATED at LaBelle, Florida, on January 11, 2013. BARBARA BUTLER As Clerk, Circuit Court BY: /S/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk 434829 CN 1/24,31/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2008-CA-000927 CITIBANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR CERTIFICATE HOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST 2007-SD3, ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-SD3, Plaintiff, EDUARDO GUILLEN, et al, Defendant(s)(s) NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated January 10, 2013 and entered in Case NO. 26-2008CA-000927 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein CITIBANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR CERTIFICATE HOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST 2007-SD3, ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-SD3, is the Plaintiff and EDUARDO GUILLEN; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF EDUARDO GUILLEN; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR EMC MORTGAGE CORPORATION; TENANT #1 N/K/A JOHN DOE; TENANT #2 N/K/A JANE DOE are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 20th day of February, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 14, IN BLOCK 451 OF THE GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, AS REVISED SEPTEMBER 7, 1937, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 71-78, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 328 W VENTURA AVENUE CLEWISTON, FL 33440 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Fender’s must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on January 14, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clark of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08073225 EMC-CONVTeam 3 F08073225**See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 31)2, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding435104 CN 1/24,31/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2010-CA-001079 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. PAUL SANTIAGO et al, Defendant NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 10, 2013 and entered in Case No. 26-2010CA-001079 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and PAUL SANTIAGO; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PAUL SANTIAGO N/K/A SANDRA SANTIAGO; VILLAS AT LAKE SHORE HOA, INC. FKA FLORIDA’S FINEST VILLAS AT LAKE SHORE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 13th day of February, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 4, VILLAS AT LAKE SHORE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 199, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 326 LOPEZ PLACE, CLEWISTON, FL 33440 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on January 11, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk**See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 434790 CN 1/24,31/2013 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee January 24, 2013 Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Belle Glade Musician Returns Home to Present The Langston Hughes Project

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 2008 Smart fortwo CoupeZip around town in this fun and fuel effecient car. Equipped with a 1.0L engine, automatic transmission, power windows, aluminum wheels, keyless entry, and more!SALE Wheelin’ & Dealin’ at Home of the $ 19.95 Oil ChangeA159224A Prices plus tax, tag, title, $699 dealer fee. Vehicles subject to sale. Dealer not responsible for typographical errors. Exp 01/29/13 2012 Chrysler Town & CountryOwn the best minivan built! Convenient Stow n Go seating folds all rear seats easily into the oor. 3.6L engine, touch screen radio, back up camera, power driver’s seat, and more. was $22,780 $18,995SALERA380 2011 Kia SoulRoomy hatchback great for work or play. Automatic transmission, power windows and locks, ice cold air. Only 19,900 miles!was $18,750 $16,450SALEPK20791 2012 Dodge ChallengerOnly 17,900 miles! Powerful yet fuel ef cient 3.6L engine, automatic, air conditioning, power windows and locks, cruise, tilt, cd player. Clean Carfax, serviced, and still under factory warranty.was $27,375 $22,995SALERN61108 2009 Dodge DakotaPopular 4 door truck that has a lot to offer. Roomy cab with seating for 5 adults. 6 cylinder, automatic, and air conditioning. Only 27,100 original, one owner miles.was $17,745 $14,995SALEC267963A OIL CHANGE SPECIAL $ 14 95 TIRE ROTATION AND BRAKE INSPECTION Most Cars & Light Duty Trucks WARNING LIGHT ON? FREE SCAN AND DIAGNOSTIC CHECK Most Cars & Light Duty Trucks $ 19 95 We service all makes and models • OPEN 6 days -Saturday till 12 We Sell Accessories for all makes and models • WE SELL TIRES!202 W Sugarland Hwy Clewiston (863) 386-6234 Up to 5 qts, most cars and light duty trucks. Add’l charge for diesel & synthetic. Excludes taxes and disposal fee.was $12,995 $9,995 2012 Hyundai Sonata GLSTake advantage of a great buy on this very clean, one-owner car. Roomy, low mileage, 5 passenger vehicle with automatic, air, AM/FM/CD/MP3. Don’t miss this one! was $21,250 $17,995RN61110SALE 16 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee January 24, 2013