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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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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).
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DRIVE A NEW 2013 ESCAPE SE FOR ONLY $209 PER MONTH*24 month lease with approved credit through Ford Credit. $3149 plus tax, title, & license due at signing. Includes “rst month payment, $0 security deposit, acquisition fee, & capitalized cost reduction. *Stock #13t178. 20 cent per mile over 10500 per year. Includes $750 RCL Bonus Cash. See dealer for details. More to choose from with similar savings. Image is for illustration purposes only. Offer ends 04/30/13. See Page 3 for information on how to contact the newspaper.Thursday, April 18, 2013 Vol. 85, No. 11 50¢ Plus tax Crossword Puzzle ...Page 11 Find us online atFlorida.newszap.com Moore Haven man accused of selling cocaine ...Page 15 Moore Haven girls compete in Talent Fest ...Page 24 Glades at a glance ..Page 3 Conserve water ...Page 5 School readiness program available ...Page 15 Investigations ...Page 15 By Charles M. MurphySpecial to the Glades County Democart Glades County Commissioners pared the list of candidates for the Glades County Manager position from seven to four as they eliminated Desoto County Administrator Guy Maxcy, John Granger, former Township Manager of Solebury, Conn. and former Wauchula City Manager Richard Giroux from consideration on Tuesday. The list of candidates includes Thomas Corbitt, retired Colonel from the U.S. Air Force, Johnny Limbaugh, a Director with the Florida Department of Transportation, Ricardo Mendez-Saldivia, Chief of Staff for the City of Harrisburg, Pa., and Noah Powers, former Assistant Superintendent for the Lake County School Board. The salary offered is up to $100,000. Commission Chairman Russell Echols said he would not negotiate salary over $100,000. “If there not willing to do that, then they have taken themselves out of consideration and they need to decline the interview.” County Attorney Richard Pringle will contact the applicants again, emphasize the cap on the salary offered, and determine whether the applicant is till interested before the interview is scheduled. The candidate could be given an opportunity to make a presentation to the commission and answer questions from the commissioners at a public meeting scheduled for Friday, April 19, at 9 a.m. There was no time limit set on each interview. Acting County Manager Larry Hilton suggested a public reception be held on Thursday, April 18, for the candidates for count y County manager interviews Friday Special to the Glades County DemocratWest Glades Got Talent ShowWGS Got Talent took place on Friday, April 12. In the division of Kindergarten through fth grade: 1st place: Karisa Guzman, 2nd place: Mia Castano, 3rd place: AnaKaren Sandoval & Karisia Guzman, and in the division of sixth through eighth grade: 1st place: Clara Alsina, 2nd place: Ryan Perry, 3rd place: tie between Alexia Guzman & Gracie Goodwin. All proceeds bene t 5th-8th grade math department. See MANAGER — Page 15 Special to the Glades County Democrat The 4th Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run comes to Moore Haven/Glades County this weekend. The Moore Haven / Glades County leg of the 30th Anniversar y Florida Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics will take place on Saturday, April 20, at 9 a.m. The Torch Run begins at the parking lot of First Bank located on Hwy. 27 and West Avenue. The runners will run south bound on U.S. 27 until they reach 3rd Street Avenue J where they will meet up with other participants. Once all participants are gathered at 3rd street they will all walk as a group and end the run at the Moore Haven Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run planned for SaturdaySee TORCH — Page 15Bird watching ...Page 4

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Brought to you by Big Cypress Council Rep. Manuel MondoŽ Tiger and CommunityJunior Cypress Rodeo GroundsBig Cypress Seminole Reservation BLACKJACK BILLY MORGAN FRAZIER OSCEOLA BROTHERS THE TY REDD GANGFestivities start at 10:00AM. Concert $35, starts at 5:30PM. MAY 3 Gates Open9:30AM Event ScheduleJunior Cypress Rodeo Grounds Big Cypress Seminole ReservationFRIDAY, MAY 3, 201310:00AM GRAND ENTRY Blessing, S.P.D. Color Guard, National Anthem performed by Tori Osceola, Flag Song performed by Central Plains Dance Group, Seminole Tribe Stomp Dancers, welcome by officials.10:30AM CLOTHING CONTEST Tribal Members (seniors & infants) Divisions: 1. Old & Modern Traditional (Female & Male) 2. Contemporary & Jackets (Female & Male) Categories: Diamond Seniors (69+), Golden Seniors (62-68), Seniors (55-61), Infants (0-1), Toddlers (2-4)11:30AM OKALEE VILLAGE GATOR & CRITTER SHOW 12:30PM GORDON WAREHAM Seminole Artist and Flutist 1:00PM SEMINOLE TRIBE TRADITIONAL STOMP DANCERS1:30PM CENTRAL PLAINS DANCERS 3:30PM COWBONE BAND 5:30PM THE TY REDD GANG 6:15PM OSCEOLA BROTHERS 6:50PM MORGAN FRAZIER 7:30PM BLACKJACK BILLY 8:30PMSATURDAY, MAY 4, 201310:00AM GRAND ENTRY Blessing, S.P.D. Color Guard, National Anthem performed by Tori Osceola, Flag Song performed by Central Plains Dance Group, Seminole Tribe Stomp Dancers, welcome by officials.10:30AM CLOTHING CONTEST Tribal Members (seniors & infants) Divisions: 1. Old & Modern Traditional (Female & Male) 2. Contemporary & Jackets (Female & Male) Categories: Children (5-7, 8-11), Teens (12-17), Adults (18-25, 26-35, 36-54)11:30AM OKALEE VILLAGE LIVE GATOR & CRITTER SHOW12:30PM GORDON WAREHAM Seminole Artist and Flutist1:00PM SEMINOLE TRIBE TRADITIONAL STOMP DANCERS1:30PM CENTRAL PLAINS DANCERS 3:30PM COWBONE BAND www.bigcypresscelebration.com www.ticketmaster.com 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 18, 2013

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 18, 2013 GED classes under wayGED prep classes are under way. If you are interested in attending these classes, please call Rita Story at 946-0202 ext. 126.Graduation meeting setMoore Haven Project Graduation will be hold a meeting for all parents on April 24 at 6 p.m. at the high school in Mrs. Bell’s classroom. They will nalize the plans for the end of the year lock in.Patrol giving away gamesMoore Haven Elementary School’s Safety Patrol is selling tickets on a set of Corn hole boards and bags. The boards are beautifully decorated in Terrier colors of black and gold. If you’d like to see them rst hand, stop by the service counter at the IGA. They have graciously allowed the students to place the boards there for display. Tickets are there as well if anyone would like to purchase a chance to win. Tickets are $1 each or 6/$5. The drawing will be held on April 19.HOA hosting special speakerMajor Bob Deak of the Glades County Sheriff’s Of ce, will be the guest speaker at the Buckhead Ridge Homeowners meeting on Thursday, April 25 Major Deak is assigned to the Task Force, which includes D.E.A. (Drug Enforcement Administration) and U.S. Marshal’s Service for Southeast Florida. There will be a potluck meal at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting at 7:30 p.m. Call Rogel Brown at 863-467-6596 with questions.ad Litem group to meetWho speaks up for abused, neglected and abandoned children living in our area? Guardian ad Litem volunteers, supported by staff, advocate for our most vulnerable children in court, the child welfare system and the community. If you are a Florida resident, at least 21 years old, with 8-10 hours monthly to volunteer, you’re invited! The exact duties and time required will be discussed and all of your questions answered on Thursday, April 25 at 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Guardian ad Litem Of ce 25 East Hickpochee Ave., Third Floor, LaBelle. To make an online inquiry, please visit www. VoicesForKids.org. For information and to reserve your orientation spot, please contact Suzanne Flinn at suzanne. inn@gal. .gov or 239-357-9889.Garden Club to meet May 6The last meeting of the Moore Haven Garden Club for this season will be held on May 6, at 10 a.m. in the City Council Chambers conference room at the Moore Haven City Hall. The guest speaker will be Mrs. Margaret English and her presentation will be on Blue Birds.VA offers outreach programThe VA Medical Center in West Palm Beach has started an outreach program to assist Veterans being treated by the Medical Center in West Palm Beach, to become enrolled in the VA Health Care System. Their purpose is to come out to the Glades on a regular basis to enroll those who are interested. They will also assist those who have lost/misplaced their DD214 certi cates. You do not have to be a combat Veteran to qualify, or if you have been previously denied, you may be eligible under the newer relaxed rules. For those that are interested or for any questions, please contact James Harrington, at the Glades County Veterans’ Affairs Service of ce 863-946-1281. Please watch this newspaper for future information.Mammogram bus to visitThe Glades County Health Department encourages women to be proactive and schedule regular mammograms. The Mobile Mammogram bus will be in Moore Haven at 1021 Health Park Drive, from 10 a.m. unitl 3 p.m. on June 19, Aug. 21, Oct. 16 and Dec. 18. Call 239-936-2316 for appointments or more information.Special need program offeredThe Glades County Special Needs Program is a SPACE LIMITED shelter program, created for people in the community that have special needs. The PSN Shelter is dened as a structure that has auxiliary power and is capable of providing a safe refuge for people who require assistance with management of a health condition or supervision of a condition by a health professional. Those who require skilled care on a 24-hour basis, should contact their medical professional to make arrangements, if hospital admission is required. The PSN cannot provide 24-hour skilled care. Special Needs Shelters are truly identi ed as facilities of last refuge for those persons in the community with health and medical conditions. For information or to apply for the Special Needs Program, please visit www.myglades.com or contact Glades County Emergency Management at 863-9466020 for an application.Mortgage help is availableThe federal government has allocated funding to help quali ed Florida families pay the rst mortgage on their homes through the Hardest Hit Help program. Assistance may be given for 12 months, and/or to reinstate a delinquent rst mortgage. Loans will be “forgiven” in 5.5 years after completing the program. The program is open to residents of Okeechobee, Glades and Hendry counties. You can register by calling Okeechobee Non-Pro t Housing at 863-4675525. You may also visit the HHF web site at www. FLHardestHitHelp.org and use the referral code 85087 so you can be assisted by ONPH.Pop Warner sign ups openMoore Haven Mighty Terriers Pop Warner sign ups for players and cheerleaders are now open. For information, contact: Tim Jones at 863-265-0560; or, Cedrick Tullock at 863-227-0761.Church invites all to servicesBuckhead Ridge Baptist Church, 1731 Hunter Road, would like to announce the y now have a full-time pastor, Reverend Arlen Cook. They invite everyone to attend services: Sunday School 9:45 a.m., worship service 11 a.m. and Sunday evening at 6 p.m.; Wednesday evening service at 7 p.m., with supper starting at 6 p.m. Westergaard House availableGlades County Historical Society reminds community members that you can use the historic Pieter Westergaard House for your meetings, showers, parties, political part y get-togethers seven days a week. Non-pro t organizations are all free; all residents are charged $25 for each event. You are welcomed to use the inside or the lawn areas. The address is 270 Ave. L, Moore Haven near the Methodist Church. Phone Anne Coffey at 863-801-5199 or Julie Wigton at 946-2060 or Donald Miles at 239-560-8448 for more information.ACT offers counselingAbuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. is a non-pro t agency serving victims of sexual assault and domestic violence in Hendry, Glades and Lee Counties. ACT offers individual and group counseling, safe emergenc y shelter, 24-hour hotline, and forensic examinations for survivors of rape. For information, call 239-939-3112 or 1-888-956-7273.Narcotics Anonymous to meetNarcotics Anonymous meets Mondays at 7 p.m. at Buckhead Ridge Christian Church, 3 Linda Rd., Buckhead Ridge. For information, call 863-634-4780.Red Cross needs volunteersThe American Red Cross needs volunteers in Glades County to help provide services to county residents. American Red Cross services include Disaster Services, Service to the Armed Forces, Health and Safety Services, International and Diversit y Services. Your community needs you! The Glades County Emergency Management Ofce is working with the American Red Cross to recruit volunteers for shelter operations and disaster services. If interested, contact John Cain at 239-278-3401.BHR VFW hosts breakfastBuckhead Ridge VFW Ladies Auxiliar y will hold their monthly breakfast on Sunda y April 22,from 9 a.m. to 11a.m. at the post on State Road 78 in Buckhead Ridge. They will have biscuits, gravy, sausage patties, eggs anyway you want them, home fries, juice and coffee, for a donation of $5. This event is open to the public, please join us. For more information, please call 863-467-2882. Glades at a Glance

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BY MARGARET ENGLAND Hendry-Glades Audubon Brown Thrasher’s breeding range stretches east of the Rocky Mountains, north into southern Canada, and south to eastern Texas and South Florida. They are the only Thrasher species normally found east of Texas. They winter in the Southeastern United States where they arrive in mid-September and depart in April. The oldest recorded Brown Thrasher lived to be 11 years and 11 months old. These fairly large and slender songbirds are larger than Northern Mockingbirds and Gray Catbirds. They have long sturdy legs and a long slightly down-curved bill. Their long tail is often cocked upward, like a wren’s tail. Brown Thrashers are brown with heavy, dark streaking, whitish underparts, gray-brown face, and wings with two black-and-white wingbars. Brown Thrashers are mimics who have one of the largest repertoires of any North American songbird, and have been reported singing more than 1,100 different song types. Males often choose a high perch where it will sing a long, loud series of doubled phrases with no de nite beginning or end which they will sing only twice before moving on to the next song. They imitate other bird species including Northern Flicker, Tufted Titmouse, and Northern Cardinal. The Brown Thrasher is found in woodlands, dry thickets, pastures, fencerows, and garden shrubbery. It spends most of its time walking, running, or hopping on the ground. They use their long bills to sweep through leaf litter in order to uncover insects and other invertebrates. They also eat berries, acorns and small amphibians. The male and female both help select a nest site with is usually on a low tree branch or thorny shrub. The large bulky nest is built of twigs, bark, and grasses. They defend their territory and are aggressive toward intruding Brown Thrashers and other nest predators. In Florida the females usually lay a clutch of three eggs, which are incubated for 12 to 14 days with the young leaving the nest when they are nine to 13 days old. Volunteers are needed to help document nesting Brown Thrashers between April 1st and July 31st for the Breeding Bird Atlas II surveys in Hendry and Glades County. Join birders during the summer to help document breeding birds or report breeding birds you observe at your home or other locations. Go to the Hendry-Glades Audubon website for information about the Stormwater Treatment Area 5 (STA5) driving trips. There are openings for the April 27 trip and the monthly trips scheduled May through October. Reservations are required. Send an e-mail to Margaret England at sta5birding@embarqmail.com or call 863-674-0695 or 863-517-0202. Include your name and contact information including an emergency cell number, the date you want attend the STA5 trip, and the number of participants in your party. Meet at the east end of Deer Fence Canal Road at 8:30 a.m. For a schedule of STA5 trips through Jan. 3, 2015 visit the HGAS website at www.hendrygladesaudubon.org. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 4 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 18, 2013 Inland Birding Fun: Brown Thrasher (BRTH) PHOTO/KENNETH COLE SCHNEIDERBrown Thrasher Margaret England

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 WASTE DISPOSAL UPDATE Household Hazardous Waste:For your convenience & to better serve you, the Hendry County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Center, located @ 1360 Forestry Division Road in LaBelle, will be open to the public for drop-offs on Wednesdays from 7 am until 1 pm. The Clewiston HHW Center, located @ 1381 Evercane Road, continues to be by appointment only on Tuesdays. You may call 863-674-4162 if you have questions or to make an appointment. No illegal dumping outside the gate is permitted. Recycling:For those who are being picked up curbside or utilize drop-off containers, you no longer need to separate. We are collecting single stream now. For those who are not receiving curbside pickup of your recyclables, it’s coming. We will be notifying you in the very near future of the details. For drop-off containers, if a section becomes full, just place in an adjoining section. No need to separate materials. Relabeling for mixed materials & removal of the dividers is in process. Please do not leave material on the ground. These containers are for recycle materials, only. No garbage, horticulture or hazardous waste, please. CONTAINER LOCATIONS: Clewiston Area LaBelle Area Behind Sugarland Plaza Grandmas Groves Roland Martin Marina Next to County Barn (Old DMV) Behind Glades Gas Rodeo Grounds Pioneer Community Center American Legion Flaghole Behind Joeys Pizza Health Department Health Department @ Olympia Fort Denaud Cemetery Eastside Elementary School Beside Beef OBradys CYDA School LaBelle Middle School Behind Kelly Tractor LaBelle High School County Oaks Elem. School LOOK FOR DIRECTIONAL SIGNSŽ Upthegrove Elementary School Pre-Hurricane Season Amnesty Week:County Residents may take their horticulture/tree trimmings to the Transfer Stations April 22…27 at no charge. No commercial/business horticulture or land clearing. Limbs must be no larger than 4 feet x 4 inches. Proof of unincorporated county residency is required. Questions:Hendry County Special Districts 863-675-5252 LaBelle Transfer Station 863-675-3373 Clewiston Transfer Station 863-983-9424 Progressive (WSI North area Hauler) 863-675-2481 CDI (South area Hauler) 863-675-7713 DONT LITTER ALWAYS RECYCLE LETS TAKE CARE OF OUR ENVIRONMENT 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 18, 2013 Conservation is essential for protecting and sustaining water resourcesTo reaf rm an ongoing commitment to water conservation, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board joined the State of Florida and more than 50 South Florida communities and organizations in recognizing April as Water Conservation Month. "Water Conservation Month is an annual reminder that everyone has a role in protecting South Florida's water resources," said SFWMD Governing Board Chair Dan O'Keefe. "Reducing water use, not just in April but every month of the year, is essential to ensure a long-term, sustainable water supply." Water Conservation Month is recognized each April, which is historically the height of the dry season, due to minimal rainfall and peak demand. At this time of year, limited rainfall, an increase in temperature, and higher evapotranspiration rates result in a seasonal decline in regional water supplies across the District's 16 counties. Simple water conservation practices can include: Replacing aerators in kitchen and bathroom sinks with models rated for 1.5 gallons per minute or less Watering the lawn based on its actual needs Installing low- ow appliances, such as a dishwasher or energy-ef cient washing machine Installing low- ow water xtures, such as showerheads with the WaterSense logo Throughout April, the District is participating in many community events and activities in an effort to encourage South Florida residents and visitors to conserve water. Water conservation is a year-round ethic issue. While the district is not currently in a water shortage or drought, rainfall since November 1 has been about half of average. The district is closely monitoring regional water supplies during the remainder of the dry season, which typically lasts until late May. When water shortage orders are not in place, the district follows yearround water conservation measures that target outdoor irrigation, which accounts for up to half of the water used per person per day in South Florida. The year-round landscape irrigation rule is just one of many initiatives implemented under the district's Comprehensive Water Conservation Program. SFWMD Board Recognizes Water Conservation Month What do you do with your unused prescription pills and over-the-counter medications? Do you throw them away? Flush them down the toilet? Simply leave them in your cabinet for a rainy day? Doing any of the above can provoke tragic consequences including enabling the drugs to get into the wrong hands or nd their way into drinking water and irrigation supplies. That's why it's crucial to safely dispose of unused prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, veterinary medications and nutritional supplements. According to the 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, one-quarter of rst-time illegal drug users 12 years and older began by using prescription drugs non-medically. Prescription drugs are abused far more frequently than illicit drugs for one simple reason: they can be found in almost every home, free for the taking. What's more, drug overdose deaths, mostly related to addictive painkillers, rose for the 11th straight year in 2010, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And while it sounds quick and easy to ush pills down the toilet or throw them in the wastebasket, this method can be harmful to the environment and to people's health. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, nearly 80 percent of recently tested rivers contained traces of pharmaceuticals, including antibiotics, steroids, hormones and contraceptives. So how can the average person go from being part of the problem to being part of the solution? Begin by examining every prescription you bring into your home. Ask your doctor to ensure he or she is prescribing in the amount you will use. Consider locking your medicine cabinet or moving prescriptions to a secure location, safe from the unwelcome explorations of children or intruders. Remove any leftover drugs from your home promptly and dispose of them in a way that has as little environmental impact as possible. "Drug take-back programs are a great way to get rid of unused medications," says John Waffenschmidt, Vice President of Community Affairs and Environmental Science at Covanta Energy, the largest owner and operator of "Energy-from-Waste" facilities in North America. Covanta works with organizations to provide safe disposal of medications collected by drug takeback programs. The company does so free of charge, safely disposing of drugs at its facilities. Since its inception in 2010, Covanta's Rx4Safety program is responsible for having destroyed more than 600,000 pounds of unwanted medications nationwide. Partnerships like these have resulted in the proliferation of successful drug take-back programs that allow prescription drugs to be dropped off at secure locations, such as police stations or at special events held throughout the year, for transport to facilities where they can be destroyed safely. If you think you may have unwanted prescription pills in your cabinet, take the time to collect them for the Drug Enforcement Agency's National Drug Take-Back Day on April 27. Disposing of Unused Prescription Drugs Properly

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Generally if you nd a baby animal it is best to leave it alone. Often the animal is not orphaned, and the parent may be out getting food for the animal, or watching the baby, advises The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Never pick up baby animals and remove them from their natural environment! To report an injured or orphaned wild animal, contact any of the FWC's ve regional of ces for a list of wildlife rehabilitators. After giving birth, adult wildlife must forage to provide food for themselves and their young. That requires the adult animals to leave their newborns for short periods. The little one may look like it's been abandoned, but that seldom is the case. Common targets of unnecessary rescues are baby deer, temporarily left in a safe place while their mothers feed nearby. According to the FWC, what typically happens is someone discovers a young deer waiting for its mother. Often, people stumble onto fawns in palmetto patches or in recently burned areas, where a doe has placed her new offspring for protection. These settings tend to help mask the fawn's scent, thus providing good protection from the keen nose of a predator. People discover these seemingly abandoned baby deer and become concerned when the parent is nowhere in sight. The would-be rescuers falsely believe the young animal will perish unless they save it or take it to a wildlife rehabilitation center. Another way to help with the survival of the young animals is to not feed them. Although that may sound odd, feeding can cause problems ranging from poor nutrition to making the animal dependent on humans for food to loss of foraging skills all of which can decrease the animals chances of survival. The FWC recommends that if you nd a fawn or other baby animal, don't touch it, and quietly leave the area. Touching the animal may cause the mother to reject it because it is contaminated with human scent. On the other hand, songbirds have almost no sense of smell and can be returned to their nest without much chance of rejection. Young songbirds are commonly found on the ground at this time of year, looking a bit dazed or confused. The youngster may be trying to hide in tall grass or in low bushes to avoid being seen by predators. These young birds are going through a process called edging. When they're ready to edge, young birds have grown all the adult feathers they'll need to y, but they still must learn to y. During this process, the immature birds sometimes end up on the ground, where they may spend several days before they learn all their ight skills. According to biologists, the only time a baby songbird should be rescued is when it is on the ground and has almost no feathers, when the bird is injured by pets or its tail is less than a halfinch long and it cannot hop around on its own. If you nd a baby songbird you are sure needs rescuing, place the baby bird in a tissue-lined box that has air holes in the top. Keep the box in a warm spot away from drafts and air conditioning and out of direct sunlight. Do not give it food or water. Call a licensed wildlife rehabilitator in your area. The FWC's regional of ces have lists of local rehabbers. Many local veterinarians also work closely with wildlife rehabilitators and also can be a good source of advice. Another suggestion is to place the bird in a lined box and attach the box to the tree from where the bird fell. Sometimes the parents will come to the baby in the new box and feed it there. This gives the birds a chance to be raised properly by their parents. The FWC asks you to remember that removing an animal from the wild to save it may actually have the opposite effect. Seek advice from wildlife professionals before attempting to rescue any animal, and remember: in most cases, it is better to leave wildlife wild. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Partners in the Way to Happiness Foundation and a Drug Free World. Free pamphlets available. Disclaimer: 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. KEEPING YOUR VISION IN CHECK FOR 31 YEARS!Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you for the last 31 years. We greatly value your business and look forward to being here for many more years to serve you! Family Eye Care100 N. Main Street LaBelle, FL 33935 863-675-0761 6 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 18, 2013 BY KATRINA ELSKENThe rst technical meeting for the Lake Okeechobee Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP) was held Tuesday at the South Florida Water Management District Service Center in Okeechobee, and the meeting room was packed with representatives of local governments and governmental agencies, agricultural industries and environmental interests. The BMAP is a restoration plan, a roadmap for water quality improvements, which will include wastewater limits, urban BMPs, agricultural BMPs and conservation programs. Beth Alvi, with the Watershed Planning and Coordination Section, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, opened the meeting with an overview of some of the terms used to describe the process. Watershed: The largest area under consideration, the watershed under study spans from Orange County to the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA). The Lake Okeechobee Watershed drainage area spans over 3.5 million acres. Sub-Watersheds: The watershed that includes Lake Okeechobee has been divided into nine sub-watersheds. Six are north of the lake, one is to the east, one to the west and one to the south. These may be named for a geographical area such as Indian Prairie or Taylor Creek and Nubbin Slough. Basin: Each sub-watershed is divided into basins. The basins are usually referred to by designation numbers. STA: Storm water Treatment Areas or STAs are constructed wetlands designed to lter nutrients out of the water. HWTT: Hybrid Wetlands Treatment Technology uses a treatment agent to help the wetlands remove nutrients from the water. Ms. Alvi explained that priority basins were identi ed during the rst phase of the restoration project. She said they are using the data collected to look at changes in water quality. The goal is to reduce the amount of excess nutrientsprimarily phosphorusentering Lake Okeechobee. The land use in the area is 51.2 percent agriculture; 35.7 natural areas; and, 11.9 percent urban, according to the FDEP. Frank Nearhoof, also of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, said they will take into consideration the hydrology, land use and other factors such as soil type, when evaluating how much phosphorus is entering Lake Okeechobee. "Our problem is the load to the lake," he said, using charts to illustrate the fact that "the ow drives the load." He said 90 percent of the water owing into Lake Okeechobee comes in during a very short period of time. Most of the time there is very little ow into the lake, he said but 10 percent of the time there are rapid ows. That 10 percent of the time is also responsible for 60-70 percent of the total phosphorus going into Lake Okeechobee. This is the key to restoring the lake, Mr. Nearhoof said. "If we can't detain this ow, we are doomed to failure," he said. He said they have data going back to 1973 for most of the water control structures. Changes in land use, such as the removal of some dairies, implementation of Best Management Practices (BMPs) and installation of STAs have reduced the phosphorus load in some areas, he said. In other areas, it is harder to determine the effect of a particular action, he said. The phosphorus levels may also be affected by something happening upstream. The changing Florida weather makes it harder for scientists to determine the results of their attempts to reduce phosphorus in the lake. "This is Florida," he mused. "If you don't like the weather just wait a little bit and it will change." He said the development of plans for water detention will depend on both the hydrological characteristics of the basins and the land uses. The next BMAP meeting is planned for May. Ms. Alvi said they will try to move the meetings around to make it more fair to all who have to travel. They plan to schedule the next meeting in Sebring. They will also plan a telephone meeting for those interested in the more technical aspects of the studies. ‘Controlling Peak Flows is Key to Restoring Lake,’ Says FDEP Of cialWild Baby Animals Should Be Left Alone

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 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! 7 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 18, 2013 On Telling God What To DoBY REV. SAMUEL S. THOMAS, PH. D.+ Saint Martins ChurchThere are always people around who like to tell God what to do. Usually it is a matter of convenience and preference; serious prayers are requests to God to intervene. I have told people that I don’t ask God to bless lottery tickets (yes, I have been asked), don’t ask God to bless “pretend weddings” (yes, I have been asked), and don’t ask God to bless one sports team over another (yes, that too). We bless the name of the Lord when we invoke His presence as we break bread, when we thank God for His presence when a miracle occurs, when we bless Him for His presence in our lives; when we act in His name and in accordance with His will. Those who are truly in need of God’s action in their lives say something like “Hey, you, up there, I could use a little (lots!) of help down here, Amen.” Note: this is not telling God what to do because that simply isn’t our place no matter how much it would be convenient or how much we’d like to impose our will on others. Then, as I read, there was an obvious exception. It was about my namesake – Thomas. Following the Lord’s appearance to His disciples after being cruci ed and risen, He appears to them in an upper room as they gathered to worship (John 20:19ff). They were afraid, and rightly so, but they believed enough to gather in spite of the recent death of their Lord and likelihood that they too could be next. Jesus appeared among them, but Thomas wasn’t with them (v.24). He insists “Unless I see the nail marks in His hands and put my nger where the nails were, and put my hand into His side, I will not believe it (!) (v.25)” Thomas feels it is his place to tell the Lord what the terms of his faith will be. This is something I don’t recommend; since when can, or should, we dictate to God? Nevertheless, and this is the surprising part, he gets away with it. Thomas is there the following week, Jesus appears once more and tells him “Put your nger here, see my hands, reach out your hand and put it in my side. Stop doubting and believe (v.27).” This is most unusual; Thomas sets the terms and the Lord accommodates him. What then can we take from this apparent exception? My re ections are that the Lord had a place for Thomas in His plans for the Church that He was to establish here on earth and that Thomas played a key part. It was signi cant enough that Thomas be kept among the disciples despite his insisting on “proof.” Jesus acceded and overcomes Thomas’ lesser moment; Thomas vehemently af rms “My Lord and my God (v.28).” Jesus follows “Because you have seen me, you have believed: blessed are those who have not seen me yet have believed (v.29).” Thomas receives proof, but not the blessing of those who go on faith. That’s the blessing that comes for those who will do something more dif cult, more trusting, and more faithful. That’s the blessing that comes to those who sincerely pray in their moments of need or difculty; fear or loss. That blessing apparently isn’t there for those who want to tell God what to do. How we approach the Lord makes all the difference, and what we can expect is that God is doing His part even if we don’t see it or understand. Whoever said that God isn’t doing more things than we can desire or pray for anyway? Religion Column Samuel S. Thomas SUBMITTED PHOTOPartners for Kids The Florida Department of Health in Hendry and Glades Counties had a very unique way to participate in Florida’s 2013 Children’s Week. The Healthy Families Program and the Kiwanis Club of LaBelle partnered together to have a special quilt made to represent ‘Partners for Kids.’This quilt has actual handprints from children in our communities to remind parents the importance of starting healthy habits for their children at a young age so they can have a healthier future. Along with the quilt, posters of additional handprints were sent to Tallahassee to be hung in the Capitol’s Rotunda during Children’s Week events. The Kiwanis Club of LaBelle’s Young Children Priority One Committee and Healthy Families share a common goal of advocating for the well being and healthy development of children in our communities.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 What are you doing this summer?Prepare for a Early Childhood inEducation!great careerThe Florida Department of Education Early Childhood Professional Certi cate (ECPC) is coming to Palm Beach State College’s Belle Glade campus for fall term 2013—but to enroll you must be ready! The ECPC program will prepare you to work with children ages 3-5 years old in a licensed child care setting and for the National Child Development Associate credential.to obtain the ECPC (formerly the CDA) :Follow these stepsComplete Entry-Level Training Attend free ECPC Information SessionNote: Students participating in the ECPC program must be currently employed working with children birth-5 years old. Take the prerequisite 40-hour Child Care Training at the Belle Glade campus. (If you already have this training, go to Step 2.) REGISTER NOWClasses begin May 28www.PalmBeachState.edu/programs/ChildCareGO TO561-868-4048 Call for more information on entry-level training. Session is mandatory for fall term applicants: Tuesday, July 30 | 6:30-9:00 pm Belle Glade Campus, Room CRB 126Students successfully completing the ECPC program are eligible for a Department of Children and Families Staff Credential. SIGN UP REQUIREDwww.PalmBeachState.edu/programs/ChildCareGO TO561-868-4049Call for more information on ECPC. 2 11977 College Drive | Belle Glade 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 18, 2013 Littered cigarette butts are more than just an eye sore. According to environmental clean-up reports, cigarette butts are the number one littered item on U.S. roadways and the number one item found on beaches and waterways worldwide. A new survey conducted by Legacy shows that while more than 88 percent of Americans surveyed think that cigarette butts are an environmental concern, more than 44 percent of those polled who had ever smoked admit to having dropped a cigarette on the ground and nearly 32 percent have dropped a cigarette out of a car window. Toxic tobacco trash includes a plastic lter, which biodegrades only under extreme conditions, putting wildlife in danger and wreaking costly havoc on U.S. waterways, parks, beaches, and roadways. Additionally, cigarette butts contain carcinogens that can leach into soil, and chemicals that are poisonous to wildlife, threatening to contaminate water sources. This month in advance of Earth Day, Legacy has partnered with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics' (Leave No Trace) to raise awareness and mobilize actions surrounding this toxic problem with a new set of television and radio Public Service Announcements (PSAs) available in English and Spanish, urging the public to Rethink Butts' and take a new perspective on this environmental issue. Over the past 30 days, Americans surveyed reported seeing this form of toxic litter on sidewalks (80.1 percent), in parks (32.1 percent), on playgrounds (16.6 percent), and on beaches (15.7 percent). While more than 93 percent of those surveyed agree that dropping a cigarette butt on the ground is a form of littering, it is alarming that so many smokers still litter them. "Social norms surrounding litter have shifted dramatically over the last several decades," said Dr. Cheryl Healton, DrPH, President and CEO of Legacy, a public health non-pro t based in Washington, D.C. "But despite the fact that so many Americans are hyper-concerned about the environment and are eager to recycle household items and pick up litter, there remains a total disconnect when it comes to icking cigarette butts onto our streets and into our waterways. Through our new partnership with Leave No Trace we hope to not only begin to change the behavior of littering cigarette butts, but also highlight the fact that billions of cigarette butts annually amount to an enormous environmental and public health threat that our communities are left to pay for." "Cigarette butts have a serious impact in the outdoors we create and our children explore," stated Dana Watts, Executive Director of the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. "Through this important partnership with Legacy, we hope to provide tangible and relevant public education about the issue, fostering healthier people, lands, and waterways." In an increasingly health and environmentally conscious world, cigarette butts remain one of the only socially acceptable forms of littering left. This new set of bilingual PSAs are available online for download and distribution. Join more than a billion people in 180 countries around the world this Earth Day, and commit to promoting environmental action this year, by stopping toxic litter and starting the discussion about this global problem. Download the PSAs and read more at RethinkButts.org. Cigarette Butts are Toxic Waste Average retail gasoline prices in Florida have fallen 5.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.50/g on Sunday. according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 8,237 gas outlets in Florida. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.52/g. Including the change in gas prices in Florida during the past week, prices yesterday were 41.7 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 21.8 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 13.8 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 37.0 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago. "The national average continues to be driven down as oil prices have fallen in recent weeks," said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. "The year on year savings is approaching 40 cents a gallon in some spotsnot necessarily hitting the lottery, but every cent counts. As we get closer to Memorial Day there's also the chance of an increase in pricing volatility thanks to re nery maintenance season that will be gradually coming to a close." Gas Price Update COURTESY PHOTO

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 18, 2013 Ryleigh Flynn Jayla Ramos Montana Powell Maranjalee Martinez Elyana Leon Mia Mazzina Harmony Jimenez Anatasia Claro Stephanie Depaz Jazmine Valdez Zarah Dement Kimora Pintado Illiana Robbins Jaylee Wilcox Gina Martinez Jayden Ramos Brittany Rivera Miranda Sanchez Adelan Tarter Vivian Haney Miss Princess of the GladesThe Miss Princess of the Glades Pageant will be held on Sunday, April 21, at 3 p.m. It will be held in the John Boy Auditorium.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 18, 2013 By Terri FaunceSpecial to the Glades County Democrat Virginia Faunce was born April 20, 1923 near Lafayette, Ohio to loving parents Robert and Florence Cloore. She has survived her parents and her four sisters’ deaths. She began her career in 1942 at Wright Field in Dayton, Ohio as clerk typist in transportation dealing with civilians and of cers’ travel orders. In 1947, when the war ended, all the single women were released from their duties because they had been war-appointed only. Virginia secured a job with TWA and w orked there for seven years in telephone sales in booking ights. She loves to travel and she and her mother would y on TWA on many journeys. She met her husband, Frank Faunce, through his travels. They married in 1954. They had one child, Kerry Robert Faunce. They moved from the cold climate of Connecticut to Hollywood, Fla. when their son Kerry was three and a half years old. In 1959, Frank had an opportunity to move to Moore Haven and run the Gulf Gas Station on U.S. 27. Virginia worked as a clerk in City Hall. Virginia and her husband also became amateur palaeontologists digging for relics. Some fossils, to this day, are on display in different museums including Glades County Historical Museum in the Peter Westergaard House in Moore Haven. After the death of her husband in 1973, Virginia continued to work at City Hall. Her son, Kerry, was attending college at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. at the time. After his father’s death, Kerry transferred back to Florida and attended Florida Technological University in Orlando, which is known today as the University of Central Florida, and earned a degree in journalism. While working at City Hall, Virginia met Ories Douglas. They married in 1975. Ories was working with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers at the locks. He would work there from 1974 until his retirement in 1988. Ories and Virginia have enjoyed many years of travel across the United States. “Let’s just get in the car and go,” they would always say. Virginia has been very active in the Eastern Star for 43 years and continues to this day. The of ces she has held are seven times as Worthy Matron and she has served as secretary for twenty years. Everyone considers her a kind and helpful neighbor. She’s very dependable and likeable. She’ll do anything for you that she can. “I have a good life,” she says. She has one married granddaughter living in West Palm Beach. Virginia’s son, Kerry, and wife. Terri, live in North Carolina. Moore Haven resident re ects on active life Special to the Glades County DemocratVirginia Faunce Special to the Glades County Democrat Just because the club year is almost over, doesn’t mean Glades County Woman’s Club has run out of projects to improve Glades County! At their April meeting they made plans for sponsoring a Hi-Heel-A-thon in October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month—never too early to plan! This will be a full day of fun for y our whole family, and will include something for everyone. Kim Clement, the club’s newly elected president, had already assumed chairmanship of this delightful fund raiser, which will begin at the Chalo Nitka grounds. Included w ill be a Pink Pumpkin Decorating contest, a Dazzling Bra contest, a fashion show, and lots of other fun stuff. Watch your hometown paper, the Glades County Democrat, as plans progress. Discussed, but not decided, was whether club members will wear tee shirts designating them as members of Glades County Woman’s Club at this, and other club events. Bonita Drayton, who has been working on securing the tee shirts, was unable to be at the meeting, and will present her ndings at the May meeting. Election of of cers for the 2013-2014 club year was another highlight of April’s meeting. In addition to Kim Clement being elected president, the club voted to re-instate the of ce of second Vice President, and Sue Ilich was elected to this of ce, and rst Vice President will be lled by Dee Dee Beck. Bonita Drayton has graciously accepted the of ce of Treasurer again. Kelly Brantley was elected as Recording Secretary, and Bobbi Brown will be Corresponding Secretary. Installation of these of cers will be next month, after which the club will suspend regular meetings until September. The club had a choice of covered dish, catered, or restaurant meals for installation of of cers, and initiation of new members (who could not be at the Membership Tea), and the majority voted for a catered meal. Retiring President, Kandi Snow, appointed a committee to decide details, Club members will be noti ed where and when installation and initiation will take place. She reminded the committee of this meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, at the home of Bobbi Brown. Club members voted to give three scholarships—one in memory of a former member, and two honorary ones. The scholarship committee will be working very diligently on which of Glades County’s graduating seniors will be the recipients of these scholarships. For more information, call Bobbi Brown 863-946-3356. Glades County Woman's Club plans meeting and events Special to the Glades Country Democrat West Glades School students on the honor roll include:A Honor RollFirst Grade : Aliya Alaniz, Brooke Collins, Karla Marines-Lopez, Rylan Sanders, Rolando Sandoval, Hanna Herrold, Joshua Mason, Roselin Rodriguez, Leo Bautista, Natalie Guzman, Alyssa Hansen, Gavin J ohnson, Alexis Ramirez, Jamil Thompson, Tannah Williams and Zoie Gregorio. Second Grade : Saul Carlos, Joshua Green, Nicholas Pelletier, Kendall Poulos, A lfredo Herrera, Daniel Reyes and Bethany Banda. Third Grade : Natalie Aguirre, Michael Stanforth and Thomas Gaskins. Fourth Grade : Dylan Berden, Ryley Bourdeau, Jason Branch, Dylann White, Laine Williams, Mia Castano, Miguel Coates, Kaily Herrold and Sarah Snow. Fifth Grade : Hailee Enriquez, Sadie Gaskins, Lauren O’Donnell, Sarah Sodrel and Windall Tindall. Sixth Grade : Ariel Brunetto and Gracie Goodwin. Eighth Grade : Beverly Paz.A/B Honor RollKindergarten : Cross Fulford, Bella Alexander, Gavin Hunter, Jason Cox, Beau Collier, Elena Deras, Madison Reed, Lawton Thigpen, Nicholas Calderon, Asusena Camilo, Ayla Truckenmiller, Mallory Saxon, Autumn Gericke, Todd Flournah, Landon Kinney, Wyatt Bembry, Janelly Benavides, Riley Curtis, Jennifer Escobedo, Carli Ford, Alexandra Nelson, Shooter Oxer, AnaKaren Sandoval, Cody Slade, Jadiel Thompson, Shana Townsend, Chyla Barnes, Daniel Bernos, Giovanni Casiano Ramirez, Maria Chavez Hernandez, Aracely Delgado Juarez, Jayden Gutierrez, Abigail Hicks, Joshua Howard, Jenna Hull, Mariah Lange, Zaira Moreno, Myah Pequeno, Granger Perra, Julien Villa, Alan Villeda Erreguin, Brian Welker-Oakes, Brooke Black, John Cruz De-Santiago, MyKayla Dickerson, Gualberto Gamboa, Carli Hendry, Ty Murray, Blake Sand, Austin Townsend, Audrey Willis, Samantha CruzMunoz, Gage Epperson, Randolph Hanshaw, Emersyn Lyons, Cameron Rhodes, Kaylin Shepherds and Melina Villeda-Perez First Grade : Jenna Hampton, Adalyn Berden, Wyatt Stafford, Landon Thigpen, Isaac Albarran, Andrew Grove, Aliyah Lazalde, Jonathan Garcia and Brenann White. Second Grade : Jonathan Hernandez, Kylie Lowman, Sandi Marbry, Juan Carlos Patricio, Jose Velasquez, Luis Villeda and Luzmaria Noguez. Third Grade : Arely Ortiz, Kylie Perra, Lauren Perez, Edgar Guzman, Logan Ramanand, Logan Stockwell, Chloe Dickerson, Carlos Aldana-Morales, Joseph Collier, Harley Collins, Columba Deras-Mendia, Case Hendry, Emmalee Langford, Audrey Lowman, Chancey Wright, Yahaira DeSantiago, Ellie Goodwin, Daniela Morado, Haylee Randant and Logan Sanders. Fourth Grade Destiny Cortez, Ashley DeSantiago, Violeta Gamez, Lane Hingson, Esmeralda Luna-Perez, Jose Mata, Jaden Razo, Millye Santiago-Cruz, Alexys VilledaPerez, Shelbie Burtchaell, Alyssa Harrell, Adam Reinbott, Michael Stevens, Jorden Whobrey, Janna Morrissey, Karisia Guzman and Joseiah Vazquez. Fifth Grade : Stephany Aguilar, Kiry a Aguirre, Julio Aldana-Morales, Jade Banky, Lillian Collier, Yesenia Gomez-Lopez, Jered Hampton, Jose Jimenez, Joy Kaidor, Arlettle Lazalde, Nayeli Mata, John Quinn, Anamari a Mendoza and Anthony Pequeno. Sixth Grade : Thomas Aispuro, Tiffan y Cabrera, Jessica Delgado, George Coates, Ashlynn Crocker, Brandon Flack, Ashle y Hamric, Cameron Kelly, Vanessa Martinez, Jadon Molina, Anahi Moreno, Melody Paz, Eduardo Ramirez-Trejo, Elizabeth Rangel, Miguel Roderick, Aries Ruark, Vanessa Serrano, Zachary Tanner, Natalia Valle, Britten Williams and James Williams. Seventh Grade : Jazmyn Branch, Tatian a Casiano-Ramirez, Carina Castano, Nicholas Castillo, David Estes, Elly Long, Jessica Morado, Dustin Padgett, Kaylee Sabella, Baile y Williams and Victoria Williams. Eighth Grade : Angela Crawford, Lizbeth Luna-Perez, Jazmin Madrid, Christy Moreno, Anneth Santiago, Andrea Stanforth, Jacqueline Wilkins and Ana Zelaya. W est Glades School students named to Honor Roll

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 12 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 18, 2013 Special to the Glades County Democrat/ MHJSHSStar StaffJamie Brown at Moore Haven Junior/Senior High School is one of our Star Staff members! He is being acknowledged as our star staff because of his hard work and dedication. He has taken on AVID this year and our school is better because of it. His students love his enthusiasm toward the course. His dedication to the students and this program makes him well deserving of being recognized as our Star Staff! Ahern’s BP has partnered with the school and will give each recipient one of their delicious lunch specials. Please congratulate Mr. Brown and thank the Aherns whenever you see them. United Way surpasses goalThe United Way of Hendry and Glades 2012-2013 Campaign has surpassed its goal, raising more than $215,045 for the United Way Partner Agencies in Hendry and Glades Counties. Pictured from left to right are Hendry-Glades United Way Campaign Committee members and staff: Andy Tilton, Cliff Smith (President of United Way), Ron Zimmerly, Arlene Bettencourt (LaBelle House Manager), Scott Bass and Tommy Perry.

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Special to the Glades County Democrat The Moore Haven High School Scholarship Foundation is asking the public to join the students in creating a logo for the foundation to use on their stationery and printed materials. Since 2002, the Scholarship Foundation has been successful in providing scholarships for graduating seniors entering universities, vocational or trade schools. A ll students with at least a 2.5 GPA quali es to receive a $1,000 Academic Scholarship. Students with less than a 2.5 GPA will qualify for a $500 Career Scholarship. This is an incentive for the students to go on to higher education and learn a skill. There are other scholarships available in addition to this one. The foundation also helps to provide scholarships in the form of memorials which are given in memory of an individual and is matched at 25% by the foundation. The valedictorian and salutatorian are also provided with scholarships. The deadline for submission is May 10. The winner will receive a $100 cash prize. Please submit to: MHHS.Scholarship@ yahoo.com or mail to Post Of ce Box 795, Moore Haven, FL 33471. For more information, please contact Foundation Chairman, Dr. John Huysman at 863-946-0811. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 CFA022585 CAC1817236 Echols Now Offers A/C & Refrigeration Spring Savings 15 Point Tune-up Only $6499 SINCE 1975 Hot Deals to keep You Cool !! 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 18, 2013 West Glades School Citizens of the MonthThe West Glades School citizens of the month are: (photo at left, left to right) K-2, Gavin Hunter, Landen Hilbert, Samantha Cruz, Brilyn Capling, Tannah Williams, Kelly Martens, Juan Carlos Patricio, Elvira Morales-Ramirez and Carson Williams; Not Pictured, Carlos Ramirez; (center photo) in grades 3-4, Emmalee Langford, Melanie Grove, Reyna Mendoza, Ecilia Rawls, Millye Santiago-Cruz and Karisia Guzman; (photo at right) in grades 5-8, Kristina Noguez, Jered Hampton, James Williams, Cameron Kelly, Courtney Perez, Andrea Stanforth and Wyatt Corbitt. Not Pictured, Quinton Willis. Special to the Glades County Democrat/ MHHS Scholarship Foundation announces logo contest Special to the Glades County Democrat/ Austin MoorhouseSheriff’s Annual Fishing ContestThe Glades County Sheriff’s annual shing contest was held on April 13. Pastor Booher and Sonny Hughes launched their boat at Harney Pond Canal and were shing in the Horse Island area of Lake Okeechobee when the big one was caught. By divine intervention Sonny Hughes was able to catch the biggest sh weighing 8 lbs. and 8 ozs. The boat they were shing in also had the highest total weight in sh at 17 lbs. and 4 ozs. Sonny caught the big one on a worm while many of the others caught by Pastor Booher were caught on topwater bait.

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Special to the Glades County Democrat ELCSWFL is currently enrolling children into the school readiness program if you think that you may qualify for the school readiness program, please apply online at, http://www.elcofswfl.org/parents-SPE.php to be pre-quali ed by the CCR&R advisors. Currently, ELCSWFL is enrolling different age groups in the four different counties Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee. In all counties, they are enrolling children 0-5 years of age, including those with special needs and children of teen parents. In Collier, Glades and Hendry counties they are enrolling income eligible children up to nine years of age. If you are currently receiving services based on income eligibility, and may have older siblings that were never enrolled, please contact our of ces. After school and summer assistance ma y be available if you qualify. If you have a child currently enrolled in VPK and if you are enrolling for Summer or Fall VPK, you may also apply to the wait list to pre-qualify. Contact information, call 239-935-6100. School readiness program applications open 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 18, 2013 manager. He said that could help the county gauge how the candidate interacted with the public. That suggestion was rejected. The county will pay the travel costs for all the candidates, if requested. Commissioner Paul Beck said he would be reluctant to move to Glades County and purchase a home because these jobs normally are short term. He said the manager should not be required to purchase a home here. The county does require the manager become a full-time resident within one year. The game plan is to make a decision at the commission's night meeting on April 22. Commissioners said if any of the candidates drop out of the running they will just interview the remaining candidates and make a nal decision. They would complete the process they began a few months ago before going back to old candidates. Instead the county would re-advertise the position. MANAGERContinued From Page 1 City Park located on Avenue J and 1st Street. The route will take up two lanes of U.S. 27 and will cause some minor traf c delays. For approximately 30 years, the Special Olympics "Flame of Hope" has traversed Florida in an intrastate relay of simultaneous routes throughout the state, covering countless thousands of miles. The torch is carried by local and state law enforcement of cers all the way to the Opening Ceremony of Florida's annual State Summer Games, which will be held at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex on Friday, May 17, 2013. The Law Enforcement Torch Run is the largest awareness and fundraising event amongst Special Olympics Florida and law enforcement agencies. Statewide, the participating Chiefs, Of cers, Sheriff's, Deputies, Agents and Cadets from virtually ever y branch of federal, state, county and municipal law enforcement, represent a total of over 300 different agencies that serve as "Guardians of the Flame." The Torch Run began its existence at the S.O.M.E (Special Olympics Mileage Event) Run, when a handful of of cers ran the "Flame of Hope" throughout the state in an exhausting, non-stop run. Soon, law enforcement agencies throughout Florida became involved and the S.O.M.E. Run would go on to become the "Florida Law Enforcement Torch Run." The Glades County Sheriff's Of ce is proud to be a part of this very special event and hopes to make the run a huge success. Contact Glades County Sheriff's Of ce Deputy Victor Alvarez at 863 342-2551 (cell) for more information, interviews or on-site assistance. TORCHContinued From Page 1 By Eric KoppSpecial to the Glades County Democrat MOORE HAVEN -A man was arrested during an undercover drug operation after he allegedly sold powder cocaine to a con dential source. Antonio Martinez, Jr., 20, Ave. C., Moore Haven, was arrested Thursday, April 11, on felony charges of sale of cocaine and possession of cocaine with intent to sell. Martinez was booked into the Glades County Jail on $35,000 bond. Jail records indicate he has since been released on bond. A Glades County Sheriff's Of ce (GCSO) arrest report states that Martinez sold a white powder to the con dential informant during the operation held recently in Glades County. According to that report when the powder was eld tested it indicated a positive result for the presence of cocaine. The suspected coke and its packaging weighed approximately 1 gram, added the report. Martinez was then arrested by GCSO Deputy Richard Anderson. Moore Haven man accused of possesion and sale of cocaine Antonio Martinez The public's "vote" is needed to help the Harry Chapin Food Bank click its way to a grant from Walmart by voting for the food bank in the "Fighting Hunger Together" initiative. This is a national campaign with funds awarded to organizations receiving the most votes for their innovative and effective programs that help alleviate child hunger. The public is asked to go to the Harry Chapin Food Bank's web site, www.harrychapinfoodbank.org and click on the Walmart "Fighting Hunger Together" logo. Visitors to the page are awarded one "vote" a day. At the conclusion of the voting, organizations receiving the most votes will split $3 million in funding from Walmart. The Harry Chapin Food Bank is a member of Feeding America and has the opportunity to receive one of 40 grants of $45,000 each; this would result in the food bank being able to distribute $270,000 to those children in need. Voting will be live from April 1 through April 30. More than 300 hunger relief organizations across the country are in competition for votes. The more votes a Feeding America food bank or partner agency receives the better the chances it has of winning the money. The child hunger projects submitted through this grant opportunity will be voted on by the general public as part of the Walmart Fighting Hunger Together Spring 2013 program. Funds received must be used for national child hunger programs (i.e., BackPack, School Pantry, Summer Food Service, Kids Cafe, and Afterschool Snack) and/or other initiatives that have a clear, direct, and measurable impact on reducing child hunger in the communities served. "Walmart has come up with a way to engage the community in the ght against hunger. Coming into summer this support will make a real difference in the lives of so many children in need," said Al Brislain, Harry Chapin president and chief executive of cer. "Together, Walmart and the Harry Chapin Food Bank are ghting hunger and helping families in their struggle towards self-suf ciency." Funding for child hunger programs is especially critical given the signi cant need that exists. According to the USDA, more than 16 million children in the United States struggle with hunger. Here in our communities, there are over 60,000 children who struggle with hunger. Sixty grants of $20,000 each will be made to partner agencies. For more information and to vote for the Harry Chapin Food Bank, please go to www. harrychapinfoodbank.org. The Harry Chapin Food Bank solicits, collects and stores quality food for distribution to families in need through a network of 150 nonpro t agencies in Lee, Collier, Hendry, Charlotte and Glades counties that provide food to more than 30,000 people monthly. Over 1 million pounds of food are distributed by the Harry Chapin Food Bank monthly. For every dollar donated, about $6 in food value goes back to the community. In the past scal year, the Harry Chapin Food Bank distributed more than 15.1 million pounds of food and other grocery items valued at more than $25 million. This is roughly the equivalent o f 12.5 million meals to people in need. For additional information about or to contribute nancially to the Harry Chapin Food Bank, contact 239-334-7007 or go to harrychapinfoodbank.org. Help the food bank receive a Walmart grant The Glades County Sheriff's Of ce investigated reports of the following crimes last w eek: MOORE HAVEN E. S.R. 78 fraud E. S.R. 78 fraud MUSE Whidden Road burglary PORT LABELLE Indian Hill theft GCSO Investigations Newspaper welcomes community submissionsThe Glades County Democrat welcomes submissions of photos, news items and letters to the editor from Glades County clubs, businesses, schools, government agencies, churches and individuals. Email your news to gcdnews@newszap.com. Please send photos at jpg attaches with a resolution of at least 200 dpi.

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Auctions Light & Heavy Duty Trucks and Computer Equipment Auction Dates April 22nd May 6th. 800.613.0156 x 5 or marketing@govdeals.com ONLINE AUCTION CITY OF BELLE GLADE Employment Full Time Grader OperatorCentral County Water Control District is hiring an experienced Grader Operator with a Class B CDL, clean driving record a must, And must be able to keep written records. Job duties vary with seasons. Drug screening required before hiring. Applications are being accepted 8am to 4pm in Montura at 475 S. Cabbage Palm St., Clewiston. This is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. GROUNDSKEEPER Responsible for safely and ef ciently operating various pieces of farm equipment for maintaining grounds and landscape. This equipment will include a tractor along with dedicated mowers (ditch bank mower and batwing mower). Primary work responsibilities will also include spraying for weed control. Email: JDooley@ussugar.com Apply online: ussugar.com AuctionsEverglades Federal Credit Union Full Time Positions Available Must have excellent communication & organizational skills, typing skills & be pro cient in MS Word & Excel. Must be able to multitask and be able to handle stress. Bilingual a +. May apply in person or email resume to: loans@everglades fcu.com. Auctions Auctions Employment Full Time Navigator @ Bridges at Belle Glade Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in social services preferred or 4 years of related experience• Min 2 yrs experience in related responsibilities• Flexible in work hours including some evenings and some Saturdays• Bi-lingual Spanish required • Possess effective computer & communication skills with a focus on customer serviceResponsibilities:• Conducts intakes (screenings and assessments)with all clients in and associated with the Bridges, leading to referrals and linkages• Maintains a high level of knowledge of community resources• Encourages the Ages & Stages Questionnaire use by parents and supports parent-child activities that reinforce developmental milestones. • Supports all other parental support, outreach and engagement efforts provided by Bridges.• Collaborates with on-site programs to properly refer clients to the Healthy Beginnings Program• Supports and maintains collaborative relationships with key community service providers• Approaches all residents & clients with an ‘Excellent Customer Service’ mindset • Documents all services, referrals, and linkages• Messages CSC’s Healthy, Safe And Strong message to Bridges clients• Stays abreast of information pertinent to successful referral and linkage• Develops and maintains the Bridges Family Resource Library and Resource Directory Please apply to this position via our website: https://gocpg.iapplicants.com/ application.php EOE/DFWP Employment Full Time OPSStarting Date May, 2013 Duration 12 months: May, 2013 to April, 2014. Continued employment contingent on job performance and grant funding. Salary $9.75 hour Description Duties will include planting and harvesting of sugarcane and energy cane, collection of sugarcane and energy cane growth and yield measurements, laboratory experiments, data entry and other eld and laboratory duties as assigned. Experience with sugarcane, eld research and data collection and entry would be helpful, but not required. Valid FL drivers license and physical examination required. Contact Dr. Hardev Sandhu Everglades REC 3200E. Palm Beach Rd. Belle Glade, FL 33430 (561)993-1567 hsandhu@u .edu Employment Full Time Employment Full TimeSales People Wanted, recuit leads, set appt’s, sell memberships. Full and Part time available. Call Joey 863-677-4496. Employment Full Time Network Administrator IIResponsible for the maintenance, monitoring and troubleshooting the network along with supporting rewalls and other network devices Requirements:• Experience in all areas of local and wide area network management and administration including system con guration, setup, troubleshooting, planning, design, implementation, and end user support; experience installing and supporting Microsoft server technologies;experience supporting telecommunications equipment.• OSI model, STP, VLAN, DTP, Wireless 802.11 a,b,g,n• OSPF, EIGRP, PIM• LACP, VMware, VRRP, HSRP• GLBP, MPLS, VPLS and BGP Certi cations preferred: CCNA, CCNA Voice, and NET+ Platform experience preferred: Con guration and installation of Cisco Systems routers, switches, wireless and services. Con guration and support of CUCM and CSACS, Mikrotik, Ubiquiti, AAA, TACACS United States Sugar Corporation is one of America’s largest diversi ed, privately-held Agribusiness rms and is headquartered in Clewiston, Florida. In addition to growing, milling and re ning cane sugar, U.S. Sugar owns a short line railroad and its Southern Gardens subsidiary is one of Florida’s foremost producers and processors of oranges and orange juice products. Email: Jdooley@ussugar.com Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! Theclassifiedads Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. 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? Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? 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Look no further than the classifieds. Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Shop from a gift catalog thats updated regulaly: the classifieds. Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. When you want something sold, advertise 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. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Employment Part Time Employment Part TimeOphthalmic Assistant Part-time Specialty Retina Center LLC a busy ophthalmology practice specializing in the treatment of retinal diseases is now seeking a part-time, experienced Ophthalmic Assistant. This position will support our doctors by performing work-ups for patient exams to include: medical history, general health and eye health. The OA will provide certain testing procedures; give instruction to patients and explain certain procedures, as well as communicating with the patient to determine if there are any particular concerns they want to address with the doctor. Successful OAs enjoy helping people; are good problem solvers; enjoy science and have exceptional communication skills. Quali cations: High school diploma; the ability to obtain knowledge and skills on the job or through educational courses; mathematical aptitude, and experience using computers. Compensation commensurate with experience. If you believe you have the talents and skills to contribute to success at SRC and would like to be part of a dynamic team, you must submit a brief cover letter describing what speci cally interests you about the position. Please note : Applications must be complete with cover letter to receive consideration. Please submit resume to mraia@specialtyretina.com SRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Business Opportunities NOTICEIndependent Newspapers will never accept any advertisement that is illegal or considered fraudulent. In all cases of questionable value, such as promises of guaranteed income from work-athome programs if it sounds too good to be true, chances are that it is. If you have questions or doubts about any ad on these pages, we advise that before responding or sending money ahead of time, you check with the Better Business Bureau at 772-878-2010 for previous complaints. Some 800 and 900 telephone numbers may require an extra charge, as well as long distance toll costs. We will do our best to alert our reader of these charges in the ads, but occasionally we may not be aware of the charges. Therefore, if you call a number out of your area, use caution. Buildings & Sheds mobile construction/classroom trailer 12 x 56 ft mobile trailer ideal for construction site, storage, portable classroom. AC and Heat, enclosed cabinets, counters, aluminum handicap ramp and steps. 4930 SR. HWY 29 S. LaBelle $3,700.00/neg. (239)860-6722 or (863)946-0635 mobile construction/classroom trailer 12 x 56 ft mobile trailer ideal for construction site, storage, portable classroom. AC and Heat, enclosed cabinets, counters, aluminum handicap ramp and steps. 4930 SR. HWY 29 S. LaBelle $3,700.00/neg. (239)860-6722 or (863)946-0635 MiscellaneousJunk Yard Jimtravel trailers, mobile homes, tractors, golf carts, lawn mowers, autos, trucks, boats, BARTER, BUY OR SELL 954-553-6966 or 239-628-8795. MIRA VERDE FIRST MONTH FREE!!!! A new home for your family. $15.00 Application fee per person. 2 BEDROOMS AT $500.00 PER MONTH 3 BEDROOMS AT $553.00 PER MONTH 4 BEDROOMS AT $500.00 PER MONTH Of ce Hours Monday Friday 8:30a 5:30p Saturday 9:00a 3:00p Sunday CLOSED LOCATED AT: 6760 Santa Fe North, Labelle, FL. CALL US AT: (877) 255-7316 MIRA VERDE PRIMER MES GRATIS!!!! Una casa nueva para tu familia. $15.00 por costo Applicacion por person a!! 2 RECAMARRAS A $500.00 POR MES 3 RECAMARRAS A $553.00 POR MES 4 RECAMARRAS A $500.00 POR MES Horario de O cina Lunes a Viernes 8:30a 5:30p Sabados de 9:00a 3:00p Domingo CERRADO LOCALIZADOS EN: 6760 Sante Fe North, Labelle, FL LLAMENOS AL: (877) 255-7316 Apartments Apartments 16 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 18, 2013

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Condos/Townhouses RentCLEWISTON 2BR/2BA, Bass & Sun Condo. Pool. Tennis Courts. Boat Ramp. On canal view lake view/access. Furnished. Tile oors. All appl’s including W&D. $950/month short or long term 305-360-2236.cmbultra@terranova.net Houses RentLarge home in secure Aqua Isles Adult River Resort. 3bd/2ba, 2 screen porches, FP, carport, lawn care, pool, boating, furn/unfurn, pets, 859-548-2593 or 859-304-1381. 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. Lots SaleMontura Ranch Estates 1 acre lot. Lot is developed and ready for a home. Call 863-673-6500. Open HouseYou are invited to attend an Open House at Sugarland Lodge No. 281 F. & A.M. 824 E. Sugarland Hwy Clewiston, FL recognizing the 64th Anniversary of the Charter issued on April 20, 1949. Our Lodge will be setup to receive visitors. Refreshments will be served 9 a.m.1 p.m. Sat., April 20, 2013, Sugar Festival Saturday. R Kevin Nelson Master Mobile Home Rent14’W, like new, 2/2, lg screen porch + utly, across from boat ramp corner lot $450. no dep. 863-885-2650. Mobile HomeSale3BR 2 BA, New condition. Central air. Including nice lot. Owner nancing with 20% down. (863)675-8010 or (863)673-6467. Campers/RVsWanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013-39 CP Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF ALAN LANE TAYLOR Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Alan Lane Taylor, deceased, whose date of death was November 10, 2012, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 7586, is pending in the Circuit Court for Hendry County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Post Of ce Box 1760, LaBelle, FL 33975. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must le their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must le their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of rst publication of this notice is April 18, 2013. Personal Representative: Janice Taylor PO Box 26 Felda, Florida 33930 Attorney for Personal Representative: Ralph Elver Florida Bar Number 215848 Ralph Elver, P.A., Attorney for Janice Taylor P.O. Drawer 2280, LaBelle, Florida 33975 (863) 675-5800 (863)675-4998 Fax Email Service: E-service@ralphelverpa.com Email: ralphglabellelaw.com 440884 CN 4/18,25/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2012-CA-000355 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, VS. GEORGE W. BELANGER, JR. A/K/A GEORGE W. BELANGER, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: GEORGE W. BELANGER, JR. A/K/A GEORGE W. BELANGER LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 2400 SCOTT ROAD ALVA, FL 33920 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN MICHELE M. BELANGER A/K/A MICHELE BELANGER LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 2400 SCOTT ROAD ALVA, FL 33920 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action, to foreclose a mortgage on the following properly in HENDRY County, Florida: THE NORTH ONE-HALF OF THE EAST ONE-HALF OF THE SOUTHWEST ONE-QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST ONEQUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST ONE-QUARTER, SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, LESS THE EAST 30 FEET OF TRACT 16 FOR ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY. TOGETHER WITH A CERTAIN 2002 HOMES OF MERIT HOUSE MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: VINO/ FLHML2B1I 8526008A AND FLIIML2B118526008B.has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the rst publication, if any, on Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa., Florida 33634, and le the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the Clewiston News. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 4th day of April, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Court By: /S/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 WELLS/,.PS-SPCFHLMC-R-TriatperczTearri 1-P120070474;12007047**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. 440430 CN 4/11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2010-CA-000918 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, VS. CASEY BOWLIN et al, Defendant(s). 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-000918 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP is the Plaintiff and CASEY BOWLIN; MELISSA BOWLIN; 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 15 day of MAY, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: THE WEST 1/2 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4, OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 7823 NW CANAL TERRACE, LEHIGH ACRES, FL 33936 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on APRIL 3, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ J. BEVIS Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09104786 COUNTRYCAL-SPECFNINIC--Team 2 F09104786*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 (81.3) 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. 440381 CN 4/11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2009-CA-000144 JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Plaintiff, -vsBeatriz A. Bogardus; Luis Morales; Unknown Tenant(s) in Possession of the Subject Property Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated April 1, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2009CA-000144 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Plaintiff and Beatriz A. Bogardus and Luis Morales are defendant(s), I, 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 May 1, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOTS 5, 6 AND 7, IN BLOCK 415 OF THE GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, 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.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 DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT 440369 CN 4/11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 26-2012-CA-000194 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE MLMJ TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WMC2 Plaintiff(s), vs. RICHARD GAGNON, et. al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 1, 2013, and entered in Case No, 26-2012CA-000194 of the Circuit Court of the 20TH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE MLMT TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTTFTCATES, SERIES 2005-WMC2 is the Plaintiff and RICHARD E GAGNON; TRICIA K. GAGNON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RICHARD E GAGNON NKA NANCY GAGNON AND CLAUDETTE WEBER are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash are held in the second oor lobby Clerk of Courts Of ce C.E. Hall Building, at 11 am on the 1st day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 13, AND THE NORTH 1/2 OF LOT 14, AND THE WESTERLY 15.00 FEET OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 14 AND THE WESTERLY 15.00 FEET OF LOT 15, BLOCK 111, OF SUBURB BEAUTIFUL, AS RECORDED IN FLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 26 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, and commonly known as: 470 S DAVIS ST, LABELLE, FL 33935 IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. DATED at HENDRY County, Florida, this 1st day of April, 2013. BARBARA S. BUTLER, Clerk HENDRY County, Florida BY: /s/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk“In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Of ce of the Court, HENDRY County, 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LABELLE FL 33935, County Phone: 863-675-5204 TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service”. 440343 CN 4/11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File #262013CP000035CPAXMX IN RE: ESTATE OF WANDA L. AUMEND Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of WANDA L. AUMEND, deceased, whose date of death was June 6, 2012, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-9738, is pending in the Circuit Court for Hendry County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 25 E. Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL 33935. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must le their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must le their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of rst publication of this notice is April 18, 2013. Attorney for Personal Representative /s/ Matthew L. Ferguson MATTHEW L. FERGUSON, Attorney Florida Bar No. 0370540 Mettler Randolph Massey Carroll & Sterlacci, P.L. 340 Royal Palm Way, Suite 100 Palm Beach, Florida 33480 Telephone: 561-833-9631 Fax: 561-655-2835 E-mail: mferguson@mettlerlaw.com Personal Representative /s/ David Aumend DAVID AUMEND 440717 CN 4/18,25/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 22-2012-CA-000057 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, VS. GARRETT CHAPMAN A/K/A GARRETT CHAPMAN JR., IVY CHAPMAN A/K/A IVY L. CHAPMAN, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendant(st. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on April 9, 2013, in the Circuit Court of Glades County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Glades County, Florida described as: TRACT 15 B: THE NORTH 335 FEET OF THE SOUTH 1340 FEET OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE EAST 1/2 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 42 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA; SUBJECT TO EASEMENTS OVER THE EAST 30 FEET AND OVER THE WEST 30 FEET THEREOF. and commonly known as: 1725 SWINGING TRL ROAD, LABELLE, FL 33935; including the building, appurtenances, and xtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash. Sales held on the front steps of the Glade County Courthouse, on May 9, 2013, at Thurs. @ 11am. 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. Dated this 11th day of April, 2013. Sandra H. Brown Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: Tina Espinosa Edward B. Pritchard (813) 229-0900 x1558 Kass Shuler, P.A. P.O. Box 800 Tampa, FL 33601-0800 441112 GCD 4/18,25/2013 PUBLIC NOTICEPer Florida Administrative Code 64B8-10.002 (4) This notice is to inform you, effective April 5th, 2013 the practice of Patrick H. Guadiz, M.D., P.A will cease operations and will no longer see patients at the LaBelle location. Arrangements have been made by Dr. Guadiz for you to access your current medical record. Your record may be obtained by contacting Dr. Guadiz’s former practice at 863-675-2148 where a representative will provide you with the necessary Authorization for Release for your signature if you have not already completed the form. Authorization for Release of health information can be submitted to the following address:P.O. Box 249, LaBelle, Florida 33975 Fax # 863-675-7078 Phone # 863-675-2148 439001 CB 3/28;4/4,11,18/2013 PUBLIC NOTICE The Glades County Sheriff’s Of ce has found a cow loose in the Ortona area. The cow may be identi ed and claimed by the owner(s). Please contact Sergeant David Hardin at 863-946-1600 if you have any information or to retrieve the cow. 440478 GCD 4/11;4/18/2013 Public Notice Public Notice 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 March 26, 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 24th day of April, 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 March 27, 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 proceeding440304 CN 4/11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT PROBATE DIVISION HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA File No. 2013CP24 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF TOMMY JOHNSON II, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Estate of TOMMY JOHNSON II, File Number 2013CP24, is pending in the Circuit Court for Hendry County, Florida. The Courthouse address is Hendry County Courthouse, 24 E. Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida 33935. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. The date of rst publication of this notice is April 11, 2013. All creditors and those having claims or demands against decedent’s estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, upon whom a copy of this notice has been served are required to le their claims with the above named court within the later of three (3) months after the date of the rst publication of this notice or thirty (30) days after the date of service of a copy of this notice on them. All other creditors having claims or demands against decedent’s estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, are required to le their claims with the abovenamed court within three (3) months after the date of the rst publication of this notice. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. Personal Representative: Ebonie Latrice Francis 408 McClure Street LeHigh Acres, Florida 33972 Attorney for Personal Representative: Jennifer M. Neilson Florida Bar No. 54986 NEILSON LAW, P.A. 3501 Del Prado Blvd S., #306 Cape Coral, Florida 33904 Of ce: (239) 443-3866 Fax: (888) 443-5219 Email: jn@nlaw.us 440431 CN 4/11,18/2013 NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on 04/20/2013 at 11:00 AM at FORT KNOX SELF STORAGE, 1025 Commerce Drive, LaBelle, FL, the undersigned, FORT KNOX SELF STORAGE, will sell at Public Sale by competitive bidding, the personal property heretofore stored with the undersigned by: 863-675-1025 Fredonna Vazquez Unit #M-16 3 Big wooden head & foot board, misc. items Leslie Gallego Unit #J-72 White bedroom set and dining room set Eric Herrera Unit #311 Misc. items Noe Rosales Unit #K-7 Washer, dryers, sofa, dining room set & misc. items Jon Ruble Unit #B-3 Misc. household items Ruth Christmas Unit #K-6 Dining room set & sofa 440435 CN 4/11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2012-153 DR AMIE LOUISE HANCOCK, Petitioner, and RICKY JOE MADDOX, II., Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR PATERNITY/ DISESTABLISHMENT OF PATERNITY TO: RICKY JOE MADDOX, II. Last known address: 200 Country Club, Largo, FL 33770 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Paternity has been led against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on AMIE LOUISE HANCOCK’s attorney STEVEN J. POLHEMUS, Esq., whose address is P.O. Box 2188, LaBelle, FL 33975 on or before (date) and le the original with the clerk of this Court at P.O. Box 1760, LaBelle, FL 33975, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce noti ed of your current address. (You may le Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk’s of ce. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure o f documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings.Dated: CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Deputy Cler k 440468 CN 4/11,18/2013 NOTICE TO BIDDERS The School Board of Hendry County will be accepting sealed bids until May 3, 2013 for Bid #Q13-0006, 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan, Speci cations will be available at the board’s nance of ce at 111 Curry Street in LaBelle. Call (863) 674 4100 to have the specs faxed or mailed. Hendry County School Board Ray Clinard, Chairman 441034 CN/CB 4/18/2013 NOTICE TO BIDDERS The School Board of Hendry County will be accepting sealed bids until May 3, 2013 for Bid #Q13-0005, 2013 Ford Escape FWD. Speci cations will be available at the board’s nance of ce at 111 Curry Street in LaBelle. Call (863) 674 4100 to have the specs faxed or mailed. Hendry County School Board Ray Clinard, Chairman 441036 CN/CB 4/18/2013 LEGAL NOTICE The following vehicles will be sold at public auction on April 29th, 2013 @ 10 a.m. at Clewiston Towing, 600 E Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston, FL 33440 2004 Ford, VIN: 1FMZU63W34UA18646 2006 Suzuki, VIN: JS2RC62H265353569 ***We have to right to refuse any and all bids*** 441086 CN 4/18/2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The Area Housing Commission of Clewiston, LaBelle, and Hendry County will hold the Regular monthly meeting on April 25th 2013 at 5:00 P.M. at The Greentree South Community Center in LaBelle, Florida, Hendry County. The Purpose of the meeting is to conduct the general business and consider any other mater that may be brought before The Housing Commission. Any person or persons wishing to appeal any decision made at such meeting must ensure that a verbatim record is made upon which the appeal is to be based. The meeting will include and business before the “Hendry County Non-Pro t Housing, Inc.”. 441204 CN/CB 4/18/2013 17 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 18, 2013 How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2531 2009 1214334-01000010090 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441104 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Donald N. Thompson 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 3901 2009 4104329-06021930290 Solange Michel & Manitha Michel Lot 29, Block 2193 of PORT LABELLE UNIT 6, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 109, 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439459 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, 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 1387 2009 1144432-A0001900100 Orlando Naranjo The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southwest 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 West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 2742, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441095 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, 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 1822 2009 1254432-A0002540100 Jose M Vera Ramos The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4962, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441091 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 22-2012-CA-000077 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, V S. RANDALL WIMBERLY. et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated April 10, 2013 and entered in Case No. 22-2012CA-000077 of the Circuit Court of the T WENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for GLADES County, Florida wherijn WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and RANDALL WIMBERLY; SHELLEY WIMBERLY A/K/A SHELLEY E. WIMBERLY; PORT LABELLE RANCHETTES PROPERTY OWNER’S A SSOCIATION, INC; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at STEPS OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 9th day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 5, BLOCK 2, PORT LABELLE RANCHETTES, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 104 THROUGH 110, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 62720 SW FRONTIER CIRCLE, LABELLE, FL 33935 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 le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on April 11, 2013. Sandra H. Brown Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: Tina Espinosa Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 T ampa, Florida 33622-5018**See Americans with Disabilities A ct In accordance wish the A mericans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation 6 participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. 4341109 CN 4/18,25/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2009-CA-001350 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. FAISAL SHAFIULLAH et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated April 11, 2013 and entered in Case No 26-2009CA-001350 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and FAISAL SHAFIULLAH; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF FAISAL SHAFIULLAH N/K/A JOHN DOE; VILLAS AT LAKE SHORE HOA, 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 15th day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 24, VILLAS AT LAKE SHORE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN FLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 199, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 492 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 April 15, 2013, Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Ronald .R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 FO9I36176 WELLSVS-SPECFHLMC-Tearn 6 F09116/ 76**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, 1.700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (Tun), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding.441184 CN 4/18,25/2013 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: TIMS TOWING & RECOVERY gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 05/05/2013, 10:00 am at 74 S. INDUSTRIAL LOOP, LABELLE, FL 33935, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. TIMS TOWING & RECOVERY reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1996 DODGE 1B3EJ46X8TN283190 1993 BUICK 1G4HP53L2PH489459 2005 LINCOLN 1LNHM87A55Y658146 441172 CN 4/18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 13-DR-252 Division: DOMESTIC RELATIONS IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: LEIDYS L. HERRADA, Wife and CARLOS ALBERTO DORADO GARCIA, AKA CARLOS ALBERTO DORADO Husband. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: CARLOS ALBERTO DORADO GARCIA, AKA CARLOS ALBERTO DORADO, Address Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been led against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, on Petitioner’s Attorney Neil Morales, whose address is 2272 Airport Road South, Suite 101, Naples, FL 34112, on or before 5-13-2013 and le the original with the Clerk of this Court at Hendry County Courthouse at 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL 33935, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce noti ed of your current address. (You may le Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk’s of ce. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: 4/5/13 Clerk of the Circuit Court By R. DeLaCruz Deputy Clerk440600 CN 4/11,18,25;5/2/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2009-CA-001110 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, vs. CONNIE PACKARD, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated April 11, 2013, and entered in Case No. 26-2009CA-001110 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP. is the Plaintiff and CONNIE PACKARD; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CONNIE PACKARD IF ANY are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 15th day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 53, TANGLEWOOD OAKS UNIT ONE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 176, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 2005 DOUBLE-WIDE MOBILE HOME, VIN #’S SBHGA1350400139A AND SBHGA1350400139B. A/K/A 4052 CALOOSA LOOP, LABELLE, FL 33935 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on April 15, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10108283 COUNTRY-FHA.---Team 6 F10108283**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. 441187 CN 4/18,25/2013NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT You are hereby noti ed that the Regular Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Central County Water Control District will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 7 pm at the Central County Conference Room located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm St. Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida. The purpose of this meeting is to transact any and all business which may come before the Board. If a person decides to appeal the decision of the Board of Supervisors with respect to any matter considered at the public meeting or hearing herein referred he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. 440011 CN 4/11,18/2013 Notice of Public Meeting Hendry County Tourist Development Council Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Tourist Development Council will hold a regular meeting Thursday, April 25, 2013 beginning at 4:00 p.m. at the LaBelle Chamber of Commerce, 125 E. Hickpochee Ave. (SR80), LaBelle, FL. If no quorum is established, the alternate meeting date is May 2, 2013 at the same time and location. This meeting is open to the public. The meeting site is accessible by the disabled. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Hendry County Tourist Development Council Darrell R. Harris, Chairman 441174 CN/CB 4/18/2013 PUBLIC NOTICE The Joint Glades/Hendry Local Coordinating Board for the Transportation Disadvantaged will have a meeting on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. It will be held at the Glades County Public Library, 201 Riverside Drive, Moore Haven, Florida. All meetings of the Local Coordinating Board are open to the public. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Nichole Gwinnett at the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council by calling (239) 338-2550, Ext. 232 or by e-mail at ngwinnett@swfrpc.org at least seven days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, call (800) 955-8770 (Voice) or 800-955-8771 (TDD). The SWFRPC’s planning process is conducted in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes. Any person or bene ciary who believes he/she has been discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or familial status may le a complaint with the Florida Department of Transportation, District One, Title VI Coordinator Robin Parrish at (863) 519-2675 or by writing her at P.O. Box 1249, Bartow, Florida 33831. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. 440241 CN 4/18/2013 PUBLIC NOTICE The Joint Glades/Hendry Local Coordinating Board for the Transportation Disadvantaged will have a Public Hearing on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. It will be held at the Glades County Public Library, 201 Riverside Drive, Moore Haven, Florida. All meetings of the Local Coordinating Board are open to the public. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Nichole Gwinnett at the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council by calling (239) 338-2550, Ext. 232 or by e-mail at ngwinnett@swfrpc.org at least seven days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, call (800) 955-8770 (Voice) or 800-955-8771 (TDD). The SWFRPC’s planning process is conducted in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes. Any person or bene ciary who believes he/she has been discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or familial status may le a complaint with the Florida Department of Transportation, District One, Title VI Coordinator Robin Parrish at (863) 519-2675 or by writing her at P.O. Box 1249, Bartow, Florida 33831. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. For more information, you may contact Ms. Nichole Gwinnett at (239) 338-2550, Ext. 232 or by e-mail at ngwinnett@swfrpc.org. 440240 CN 4/18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2012-CA-000565 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SASCO MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-WF3, Plaintiff, VS. BETTY R. SANCHEZ A/K/A BETTY SANCHEZ et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BETTY R. SANCHEZ A/K/A BETTY SANCHEZ LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 212 AVENIDA DEL CLUB CLEWISTON, FL 33440-8367 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN DOBERTI SANCHEZ LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 212 AVENIDA DEL CLUB CLEWISTON, FL 33440-8367 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following properly in HENDRY County, Florida: LOT 2, IN BLOCK 24, OF MONTLTRA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 37, 38 AND 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the rst publication, if any, on Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa., Florida 33634, and le the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the Clewiston News. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 4th day of April, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Court By: /S/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 WELLSLPS-CONV-R-kellery-Team 1F12012014-F12012014**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. 440 CN 4/11,18/2013 Buying a car? Look in the classifieds. Selling a car? Look in the classifieds. Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž 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. Shop from a gift catalog thats updated regulaly: the classifieds. Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Your new car could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? 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. Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? 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. 18 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 18, 2013

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, 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 1311 2009 1134432-A0002020100 Lou’s Properties, Inc. The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3068, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441092 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, 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 1712 2009 1244432-A0001130100 Orlando Naranjo Jr. TR & Laida Naranjo Cassanova TR The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5183, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441099 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 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 1295 2009 1134432-A0001520100 Allan V. & Lawanda Thomas The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3085, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439596 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 Public NoticeSOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following application(s) for permit have been received for project(s) in Hendry County: Moreno Farms, Inc (Felda/Tanner Grove) P.O. Box 770217, Miami, FL 33177, has submitted Application 130311-6 for a Water Use Permit to irrigate 117 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Sandstone Aquifer and the project is located in Section 17, Township 45 South, Range 29 East. Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written request for a copy of the staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the application by writing to the South Florida Water Management District, Attn: Regulation Division, PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680, but such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM within 21 days from the date of publication. No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further proceedings. Application status and associated documents can also be obtained by accessing the District’s website (www.sfwmd.gov) and selecting the Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing regarding the proposed agency action by submitting a written request after reviewing the staff report. 440996 CN 4/18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, 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 1920 2009 1274432-A0000380100 Prudence Richards The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 783, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441103 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 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 1272 2009 1134432-A0001030100 The Lyndel Group, LLC The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Subject to a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 3660 in MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439297 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 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 1280 2009 1134432-A0001160100 Louis M. Marcisse & Marie Claire Pady The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3656, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439449 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Verona A, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2528 2007 2024329-28000000820 Osvaldo & Jana Alfonso Lot 147, Section 1, LABELLE FORD PARK SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 48, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441093 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Verona A, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1502 2007 1244432-A0001240000 Gary Scott Miller The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 5186, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441090 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 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 3143 2008 2024329-670000C0040 Mary Pasco Est & Mary M. Brown & Annie M. Mitchell Lots 7, 8 and 9 in Block C of SUNSET PARK SUBDIVISION, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 1, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439295 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, 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 1880 2009 1264432-A0001930000 Neri Vasquez The North one-half of the East one-half of the North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 300, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441097 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Crystal l. LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1661 2007 1264432-A0002340000 Helen Sparks + Joey C. Scott The West one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida., excluding the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 409 in Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441098 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, 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 1828 2009 1254432-A0002670000 Ismael Portalatin Gonzalez The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4954, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441094 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, 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 2007 2008 1264432-A0000040100 Carlos Viana Dantos The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 1122, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441089 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 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 1306 2009 1134432-A0001900100 The Lyndel Group, LLC The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Southwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 3032 in MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439599 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella lll, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1637 2007 1264432-A0001530000 Gary Scott Miller The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 320, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441101 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 19 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 18, 2013

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2581 2007 2024329-670000C0180 Columbus Carter Lots 34 and 35, Block C, SUNSET PARK SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 1, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida, also described as follows: From the Southwest corner of said Block C, go East along the North border of Collier Avenue a distance of 134.5 feet to the Southwest corner of said Lot 34 and the point-of-beginning; thence North 113 feet; thence East 100 feet; thence South 113 feet; thence West 100 feet to the point-of-beginning. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439597 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 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 1281 2009 1134432-A0001180000 Jesus F. Aleman The West one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3651, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439452 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 AVISO DE LA REUNION REGULAR DE LA JUNTA DE SUPERVISORES DEL DISTRITO DE CONTROL DE AGUAS DEL CONDADO CENTRAL A travs de la presente se le noti ca que la Reunin Regular de la Junta de Supervisores del Distrito de Control de Aguas del Condado Central se llevar a cabo el mircoles, 24 de april de 2013 a las 7 pm en el Cuarto de Conferencia del Condado Central ubicado en 475 S. Cabbage Palm St. Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida. El propsito de esta reunin es para tratar cualquier y todo asunto que pueda plantearse ante la Junta. Si una persona decide apelar la decisin de la Junta de Supervisores con respecto a cualquier asunto considerado en la reunin pblica o audiencia en referencia a este aviso l o ella tendr que asegurarse de que el procedimiento de apelacin quede asentado palabra por palabra en el acta, en el acta se incluye su testimonio y pruebas en la cual usted fundamenta la apelacin. 440010 CN 4/11,18/2013 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 April 22, 2013, at 6:00 p.m., in the Commission Room, Clewiston City Hall, 115 West Ventura Avenue, 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 441171 CN/CB 4/18/2013 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 1479 2009 1154432-A0002660000 Camilo Cejo Rodriguez and Doris Hernandez Fernandez The West one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 2647 in MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439448 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, 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 1690 2009 1244432-A0000430100 Orlando Naranjo Jr. TR + Laida Naranjo Cassanova TR The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5328, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441096 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty, Jr. DATE: 5/14/13 SUBJECT AREA: 257 Cellular Telephones EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for cellular telephones. CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001.42 and 1010.215 F.S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.41, 1001.42 and 1010.215 F.S. FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without cost, at the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for cellular telephones. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 475 E. Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on May 14, 2013. Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding the statement of estimated regulatory cost, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice. Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future. Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing, to the Superintendent of Schools. Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or workshop. Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certi ed copy of the proposed rule shall be led in the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S. 440715 CN 4/18,25;5/2 CB 5/2/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 201 2007 1184428-A0000160000 Fred E. Ayling The East one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 18, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439593 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Euphonium V, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 492 2008 1334528-A0000010000 Delta Aggrigate,LLC The North one-half of Section 33, Township 45 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. LESS the West 60 feet thereof Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439601 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, 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 1769 2009 1254432-A0001140000 Arnold D. & Claudia Hessen The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 1143, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441102 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, 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 1912 2009 1274432-A0000170000 Lou’s Properties, Inc. The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 843, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441100 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 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 1293 2009 1134432-A0001400000 Milton & Maria Martinez The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3084, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439591 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 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 1287 2009 1134432-A0001290100 Saulio Tuero The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3681, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439584 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 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 1322 2009 1134432-A0002570100 Gloria M. Martinez Mendez The East one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5436 in MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439296 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Pinot IV, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1250 2006 1254432A0001040000 Odalys Castro The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lot 1165, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439587 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following application(s) for permit have been received for project(s) in Glades County: Moorehaven Mining and Land Development, LLC (Mid Oaks Mine) 40800 Cook Brown Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33982, has submitted Application 130325-14 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00437-W to irrigate 55.48 acres of industrial lands. The water will be withdrawn from onsite lakes and ponds and the project is located in Section 32, Township 42 South, Range 31 East. Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written request for a copy of the staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the application by writing to the South Florida Water Management District, Attn: Regulation Division, PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680, but such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM within 21 days from the date of publication. No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further proceedings. Application status and associated documents can also be obtained by accessing the District’s website (www.sfwmd.gov) and selecting the Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing regarding the proposed agency action by submitting a written request after reviewing the staff report. 440936 GCD 4/18/2013 20 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 18, 2013

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 23rd day of May, 2013. Dated this 10th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 441105 CN 4/18, 4/25 & 5/2, 5/9/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2326 2005 2044329-A0000030000 Gerald McArthur & Darlene D. McArthur C/O Jason McArthur All that portion of Government Lot 4, West of the extension of a line bisecting Block 9, City of LaBelle, extended North through Government Lot 4, LESS Government right-of-way in Section 4, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. TOGERTHER WITH that certain 30’ easement described in Paragraph #6 of that certain Final Decree for Partition entered in Case #2832 in the Circuit Court of Hendry County, Florida, dated February 3, 1967 and recorded in O.R. Book 99, Page 489, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439451 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE… SEMINOLE TRIBAL ELECTION MAY 13, 2013 In accordance with the Constitution and Bylaws of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, and the Corporate Charter and Bylaws of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, Inc., a Regular Election is called for the following of ces on May 13,2013. Quali ed Candidates for each of ce are listed. SEMINOLE TRIBE OF FLORIDA TRIBAL COUNCIL Big Cypress Reservation Richard Bowers, Jr. Mitchell Cypress Cicero Osceola Manuel (Mondo)Tiger (Incumbent) Brighton Reservation Andrew J. Bowers, Jr. (Incumbent) Reno Osceola Diane S. Smith Hollywood Reservation Betty Jones Christopher Osceola Richard Osceola Marcellus Osceola, Jr. (Incumbent) Gordon Wareham SEMINOLE TRIBE OF FLORIDA, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS Big Cypress Reservation Joe Frank (Incumbent) Paul Bowers, Sr. Brighton Reservation Larry Howard (Incumbent) Johnnie Jones Hollywood Reservation Jason D. Billie Sunny Frank Eric Osceola M. Steve Osceola Marcellus Osceola, Sr. Those members voting “ABSENTEE” will be furnished with absentee ballots upon request. If voting by mail, please request absentee ballots at once to fax # 954-967-3488 or email to psayen@semtribe.com (cc to) wbowers@semtribe.com. allow enough time for ballots to be mailed to you and be returned to the Secretary’s of ce on or before May 13, 2013. Mark your ballots at once and return them so they can be included in the count for this election. All eligible voters are requested to cast their ballots at established polling places on the three (3) reservations or by absentee ballots. VOTING LOCATIONS: Big Cypress Reservation: Senior Center Brighton Reservation: Cattle/Range Of ce Hollywood Reservation: Tribal Of ce Auditorium Polls will be open 8:00 AM to 7:30 PM All eligible tribal members are urged to exercise their right to vote in this election. PRISCILLA D. SAYEN TRIBAL SECRETARY 04/09/13 *You may send the bill to the above address for payment along with a courtesy copy of publication, attention to Priscilla Sayen, Tribal Secretary’s Of ce 6300 Stirling Road, Hollywood, Florida 33024. If you have any question please do not hesitate to call. 440976 CN 4/18/2013 NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT/AMEND RULES OF THE SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT AFFECTED RULES: 40E-6.011, 40E-6.021, 40E-6.031, 40E-6.041, 40E-6.051, 40E-6.091, 40E-6.101, 40E-6.121, 40E-6.201, 40E-6.221, 40E-6.321, 40E-6.331, 40E-6.341, 40E-6.351, 40E-6.361, 40E-6.381, 40E-6.451, 40E-6.481, 40E-6.501, 40E-6.521, and 40E-6.601, 40E-6.701, 40E-6.711, 40E-6.721, 40E-6.731, 40E-6.741, 40E-6.751, 40E-62.011, 40E-62.020, 40E-62.021, 40E-62.023, 40E-62.041, 40E-62.042, 40E-62.043, 40E-62.051, 40E-62.101, 40E-62.301, 40E-62.321, 40E-62.331, 40E-62.341, 40E-62.351, 40E-62.381, 40E-62.381 and 40E-62.651, F.A.C. SUMMARY: The District reviewed its right of way permitting rules in accordance with Section 120.74(1), F.S., which requires agencies to review and revise its rules as often as necessary to ensure that its rules are correct and comply with statutory requirements. As a result, the District identi ed a number of rules in need of correction, modi cation/clari cation, or updating. No substantive amendments are proposed. The amendments are as follows: • Changing all references of “Basis of Review” to “Criteria Manual”; • Reducing the number of drawings required from 6 to 4; • Adding de nition regarding safety features for public works projects; • Combining rules regarding Content of Application and Conditions for Issuance of Permits for Notice General Permits and Standard Permits; • Clarifying commercial use of District’s rights of way; • Deleting requirement to record Notice of Permit and allowing the District to record such notice; • Deleting the time restriction for transfer of permits; • Adding clari cation for duration of permits re: expiration dates/ commencement of construction; • Adding new category of Notice General Permit (NGP) for facilities meeting al NGP criteria, but existing; • Clarifying de nition of utility; • Merging all relevant portions of Chapter 40E-62 (C-18 Right of Way Rule) into Chapter 40E-6, F.A.C.; and, • Repealing entire Chapter 40E-62, F.A.C. TIME AND DATE OF HEARINGS : May 9, 2013, beginning 9:00 a.m. LOCATION: South Florida Water Management District, B-1 Auditorium, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406 THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Jorge Patino, Section Administrator Right of Way, South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406, jpatino@sfwmd.gov, (800) 432-2045, ext. 6175, or (561) 682-6175. For procedural questions contact Juli Russell, Paralegal Specialist, South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406, jurussel@sfwmd.gov, (800) 432-2045, ext. 6268, or (561) 682-6268. Appeals of any South Florida Water Management District Board decision require a record of the proceedings. Af fected persons are advised that it may be necessary for them to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons with disabilities or handicaps who need assistance may contact the District Clerk at (800) 432-2045, ext. 2087 or (561) 682-2087 at least ve business days in advance to make appropriate arrangements. 440918 ON 4/17 CGS 4/18/2013 21 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 18, 2013 Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Shop from a gift catalog thats updated regulaly: the classifieds. When you want something sold, advertise 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. Fish Busters’ BulletinBY BOB WATTENDORF FWCApril showers bring May owers, but in Florida there is already an abundance of blooms and a bonanza of freshwater shing opportunities that began earlier this spring. All across the state, anglers have reported great catches of a variety of freshwater shes. Anglers especially target sun shes moving into the shallows to spawn in spring. Black crappie (specks), redbreast sun sh and largemouth bass begin spawning when water temperatures get over 62 degrees. Crappie will stop spawning before bass, which continue to work the beds until it warms up to about 75 degrees. They are followed by redear sun sh (70to 80-degree waters) and bluegill (7585). Research and angler lore indicate these sh key their peak activity to a few days before and after full and new moons during spring. April is a favorite time of year for freshwater anglers, not only because sh congregating in the shallows provide great catch rates with lots of quality-size sh, but also because temperatures tend to be comfortable for an outdoor expedition. Another reason is that the rst Saturday in April each year (April 6, this year) is a license-free freshwater shing day across the state. People are exempt from needing a license that day, so it is a great opportunity to reach out to people who don't have a freshwater shing license and show them how much fun a day on the water can be. Or, perhaps you have children who have been bugging you to go, and you haven't wanted to buy a license to accompany them. Now is your chance. In Florida, nearly everyone is within 45 minutes of a shing hole. For help nding a location or shing tips and seasonal shing forecasts, check out MyFWC.com/Fishing (under "Freshwater Fishing," choose "Sites & Forecasts"). Quarterly forecasts by biologists are supplemented with links to local bait-and-tackle shops, marinas or guides for even more timely updates. Florida's Big Catch Angler Recognition Program provides an opportunity for anglers to commemorate impressive freshwater catches with a certi cate and having their photo posted online. Thirty-three different species are included in the program, and all it takes to participate is a photo of a sh that exceeds either a speci ed length or weight. It's a great incentive for youth, who can qualify by catching sh that are roughly 25 percent smaller than qualifying measures for adult anglers. Visit MyFWC.com/BigCatch for more details and to enroll. However, the ultimate challenge is the race for the biggest trophy bass of the year. Florida's fame as a bass- shing destination lies in an abundance of lakes and rivers that consistently produce trophy-size bass. To document locations and frequency of bass catches over 8 pounds, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) launched TrophyCatch (TrophyCatchFlorida. com) in October with support from industry partners. The goal is to enhance and sustain trophy bass sheries and to promote Florida as the Bass Fishing Capital of the World, based on documented catches. To participate, catches must be veri ed by the FWC for the angler to earn awards. For Lunker Club (8 to 9.9 pounds) and Trophy Club (10 to 12.9 pounds), veri cation requires photos of the entire bass showing its length and weight, and then the bass must be released. Photos are submitted via the website. For Hall of Fame bass, which earn for the angler a free replica valued at $500 and an additional $500 in other prizes, the sh must be caught before the end of April and weighed on certi ed scales by an FWC representative. If you catch one, keep it alive and call 855FL-TROPHY. From May through September, bass over 13 pounds can still be photo-documented as Trophy Club bass, but they won't be entered into the Hall of Fame, to prevent undue stress from warmer waters. The biggest bass of this season (ending Sept. 30) veri ed by TrophyCatch will earn a $3,000 championship ring provided by the American Outdoor Fund. The biggest bass caught in Osceola County and veri ed by TrophyCatch will take home $10,000, courtesy of Explore Kissimmee. If a registered guide helped, the guide earns a $2,500 bonus (see website for details). So register now, check out the rules, grab a rod-reel, camera, scale and tape measure, and go catch yourself a lunker, document it and then release it. By the way, just registering gets you into a drawing for a Phoenix bass boat powered by Mercury. The biggest sh of the year currently is a 13pound, 14-ounce monster caught by Bob Williams, while shing wild shiners on Rodman Reservoir, with guide Sean Rush (Trophy Bass Expeditions). Check out YouTube.com/TrophyCatchFlorida to see a video of the current leaderboard, including Williams' catch. Now it's your turn! Enjoy the great freshwater shing Florida has for you this spring. Make memories and celebrate them through Florida's angler recognition programs at TrophyCatchFlorida.com, and if you release a lunker bass, you'll be able to say "My Trophy Swims in Florida!" April Brings Great Fishing Before May Flowers

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 22 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 18, 2013 Decision Making: Five choices in advance is a gift to your loved onesBy Samira K. Beckwith Hope HealthCare Services During stressful times, many of us wisely choose to defer important decisions so we can gain a sense of perspective in the hope of clearer thinking. This strategy can be effectively employed in many situations; however, in the case of decisions about medical care, the opportunity to defer decision-making is often not possible. A dvance planning is really an opportunity to facilitate an important discussion that can bring peace of mind during these stressful life events. Since we often see the dif culties that family members experience when decisions are needed and their loved one is no longer able to participate, Hope offers the "Five Wishes" program to all in our community. Our goal is to help facilitate a conversation about our personal and individual choices, in case our family needs to make decisions for us in critical situations. These discussions help everyone to better answer the question, "What should we do now?" Five Wishes is an easy-to-use guide that provides direction and guidance for our loved ones based on our own personal, emotional and spiritual needs. This advance directives guide which is provided free to anyone who requests a copy from Hope HealthCare Services helps each of us address the following considerations for our medical care: 1. The person I want to make decisions for me when I can't, including choices for care and services, interpreting instructions, consent to admission, and request or take away medical treatments; 2. The kind of medical treatment I want or don't want, including life-support treatment decisions; 3. How comfortable I want to be, including treatment of pain and nausea, bathing, massage, music, personal care and spiritual support; 4. How I want people to treat me, including visitors, personal interactions, sharing information about the illness with members of a congregation or other group, and photos at the bedside; and, 5. What I want my loved ones to know, including a request to respect your wishes, how you would like your loved ones to interact with each other, who to turn to for your nal wishes and other important end-of-life decisions that are best made by you. Five Wishes, which is available to anyone 18 or older, has already been used by more than 18 million people as a tool to foster communication about wishes. After discussing the questionsand your preferenceswith your loved ones, you will simply record the information and add your signature; the Five Wishes document is valid under the laws of most states. You'll want to let someone you trust know that it's completed and where it will be kept. You may also consider sharing your wishes with your clergy, doctor or other care providers. Hope HealthCare Services is ready to provide copies of Five Wishes to you, family members, friends, civic group members, congregations and other individuals and organizations. And if Five Wishes is the right guide for you, please consider having the conversation with those you love. Having a conversation with loved ones about Five Wishes is a gift that we each can give to ourselves and share with those we care about most. Make this year's National Healthcare Decisions Daycelebrated on April 16 a meaningful opportunity to give peace of mind. Please visit us online at HopeHCS.org or call toll-free 855-454-3100. Samira K. Beckwith is President and CEO of Hope HealthCare Services, a not-for-pro t, 501(c)(3)-status community-based agency offering programs and services in Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Hendry, Glades and DeSoto counties. Guest Editorial Mental health and gun controlThere has been a great deal of controversy about mental health and gun control. Please be aware that mental illness is a major part of that problem. Let us go back many, many years probably before most of us can remember. Let us go back to the Great Depression of 1929 w hen this country was hurled into turmoil because of the stock market crash. Before the stock market crash, most mental illness problems were cared for at home and sometimes even hidden from the rest of the w orld. People were ashamed or afraid to admit they had a mentally ill family member for many reasons. Ostracism, condemnation or even deportation encouraged people to hide family members who suffered from mental health problems, then known as mental illness. Outside of the major cities, which were not at all as large as they are today, families lived on rural farms and were relatively far apart. So mental illness was much more easily hidden. Then during the Great Depression, some of those who were literally starving and had nowhere else to go, went into institutions (some were also known as "poor houses") and feigned a mental illness for themselves or for their children in order to be admitted where food and clothing were available. In these institutions there were no facilities for education back in those days and the ability to develop normal social skills was almost nonexistent. Consequently many of those who were admitted in their youth were unable to be discharged into society because they lacked the social skills necessary to survive. They were "institutionalized," following instructions from the staff and completing their regular daily routines. As economic times improved, some were able to leave these facilities never to return and those that were institutionalized or mentally ill remainedsome until their death. Many of these mental hospitals, particularly in the rural areas became almost self-suf cient in those days because patients or residents, if y ou will, learned simple agricultural skills and w ere able to raise animals and crops to support some or most of the cost of their living. Most mental hospitals were operated by the states of the United States and the cost of operation was offset by the abilities of the residents to grow crops and manage animals. Then came the Second World Wara time when all the world's attention was directed toward the war in Europe and the war in the Paci c. There was not a great deal of attention paid to the problems of mental illness. However, the Second World War generated its own mental health problems as a result of Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome then called "combat fatigue" and "shell shock." Mental hospitals continued to exist but were largely ignored by the general public. Then in the late 50s and early 60s, a number of "Do Goody" people went through the existing mental institutions and were appalled with the idea that many of the residents had never had the opportunity for formal education or to develop social skills and were "institutionalized." They were totally unable to function in our current society. The fact that these institutions saved their lives from starvation was of no consequence. Some were, in fact, mentally de cient as a result of the lack of nutrition during the Depression. This was the birth of "Deinstitutionalization." The states of the United States no longer wanted the expense of caring for the mentally ill. The "do goodies" viewed the hospitals which raised their own crops and attended their own animals as using "forced labor" and insisted that the (patients) residents of these institutions not be required or permitted to work for their own keep. (In one mental health facility in the rural Ohio, some of the nursing staff con ded in me that many of the patient's were crushed when their beloved animals and farming duties had been taken away. Tending animals and farming their crops had made them feel useful and part of their community.) Under the governorship of Ronald Reagan in California, the process of dismantling mental hospitals began. Soon afterward most of the other states followed suit and began to dismantle their mental health systems. Initially, states attempted to pass off mental health care responsibility to counties and municipal bodies. However, these responsibilities were refused by those governmental entities. Consequently, many of those who were being treated in state hospitals were discharged to "half-way houses" or any other facilities that would accept them. The larger remainder of those who had been hospitalized were simply discharged to the community (to a relative or friend who was not really capable of caring for them) and many became what we now know today as "homeless." Many of those who are homeless today are still mentally ill and have no chance for treatment. Also many of these homeless people are on entitlement incomes such as SSI for SSDI. That is, Social Security Income for Social Security Disability Income. Most homeless people are relatively harmless other than being a nuisance to society and do not have the ability to manage their incomes. Consequently, they are prime targets for criminals and con men that are able to take away their money and support leaving them to scrounge through garbage cans or attend soup kitchens. Ah yes! What happened to all of those people who were dumped out on the streets? Well, in the big cities you will nd that many of those who have been hospitalized in the mental health system are now in jails and prisons. Unfortunately, they have gotten into some kind of trouble, mostly other than crimes against a person. Some have even intentionally committed crimes for "three hots and a cot." Well the upshot of the whole thing is that there are very few if any facilities to deal with mental health problems or mental illness in the community. Some people are lucky enough to have hospitalization that covers some amount of mental health treatment however, by and large, most of those who are in need of treatment are indigent or from low income families and have almost no opportunity to receive help. If you have a family member who is experiencing dif culty with depression or displays eccentric behaviors that may be harmful to himself or others, where do you go? If you see or know someone in the community who is displaying abnormal behaviors or expressing suicidal or homicidal thoughts, who do you report it to? How do you get treatment if you don't have appropriate nancial backing? Who do you report these behaviors to? If you report these behaviors, will you be identi ed or open to some type of retaliation from families or the person with the illness? Is it just best to ignore them? Is there such a thing as long-term commitment to a facility for long-term care? Questions, questions, questions! How do I know all of this? Well, I worked for 32 years with the Ohio Department of Mental Health, most of that time at Cleveland Psychiatric Institute (CPI) in Cleveland, Ohio (which no longer exists as a result of Deinstitutionalization.) For the rst 6 years, I worked in Psycho-Social Research. When our research was scrapped, I became a social worker for several years on the Drug Abuse Treatment Unit. Subsequently, I was the Director of Staff Education and Training for 10 years and then Program Administrator for the Forensic Unit where we attempted to restore those who had been judged incompetent to stand trial to competency. For the last 7 years, I worked with the business administration of the hospital as a licensed administrator. From 1963 to 1995 I watched the Mental Health System being dismantled and scrapped. At CPI, many of the patients were brought in by the police after some problem in the family or in the community. CPI had a speci c period of time (I believe it was 72 hours, but I am not sure) to evaluate these individuals and determine if they were a danger to themselves or others. Some were sent to us by the courts. Some came voluntarily with the encouragement of family members. There was some place for them to go for help even if you did not have a great deal of money or hospitalization. Notice that several of those who have recently committed heinous crimes were identi ed as having mental problems some time before committing the crime. Yet, where was the intensive treatment? In some states, there are still some long-term facilities; however, their populations are dwindling. Will Obama Care provide or will insurance companies continue to shy away from the cost of mental health. Guns don't kill people. People who are mentally ill kill people. Either we will provide adequate treatment for mental illness or we will continue to be appalled by the consequences. The motto is "Blame it on anything as long as we don't have to pay for it." Is that it? I constantly receive requests for the funding of cancer research, Alzheimers, heart research and Aids. When is the last time someone asked you for funding for Mental Health? The Federal Government used to fund research through The National Institutes for Mental Health (NIMH). What are they funding now? What are we going to do? We can legislate gun control but, we cannot legislate mental health! Austin Moorhouse Letter to the Editor

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 GRAND OPENING! MARCH 27863-674-1220 220 South Industrial Loop, LaBelle, FL NOW OPEN! 23 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee A pril 18, 2013 BY PAT DOBBINS Hendry/Glades Health DepartmentsThe Healthy Start staff members from the Florida Department of Health Hendry and Glades Counties had a great time at the annual local Healthy Start Coalition fundraiser ‘Winning Big for Babies.’ These staff members volunteered their own time to assist with this very worthy fundraiser. The Healthy Start program is a voluntary medical-based, home-visiting program which offers care coordination and prenatal care services from registered nurses, care coordinators, and family support workers. Healthy Start helps to ensure that mothers and their babies have access to needed medical care and other community services to help give their baby a healthy start in life. Healthy Start staff members focus on the importance of early prenatal care, prenatal education, infant care, parenting, and providing resources to pregnant women and babies three years and younger who are screened and determined to be “high-risk.” The goals of Healthy Start are to reduce the number of infant deaths, reduce the number of premature or low birth weight babies, and improve the health and developmental outcomes for young children. Please visit the website at www.HealthyStartBaby.org for more information on the different programs and services that are provided with Healthy Start. Winning Big For Babies SUBMITED PHOTO

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Three young ladies from Moore Haven w ill compete in Talent Fest in Clewiston on Friday, April 19, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. in the Sugar Festival Park at the corner of E. Osceola and Royal Palm Avenue. Glades County contestants include Jordan Drayton, Lacy Green, Araya Lennon. Sponsored by Drug Free Hendry County. Lacy Green is the 12-year old daughter of Edwin and Calinda Chapman–Green. The Moore Haven native and 2012 Chalo Nitka Princess. Lacy is enrolled in the sixth grade at Moore Haven Elementary School where she commits herself to academic excellence and proves such by maintaining the A/B honor roll. Lacy is also very involved with school extracurricular activities; she is a member of the Moore Haven Elementary School Safety Patrol, the Glades County 4-H Club and the Glades County Firecracker softball league. Lacy is also a devoted member of the United Methodist Church in Moore Haven. Araya Lennon is 12 years old and a sixth grade honor roll student at Moore Haven Elementary School. She loves to sing and her dream is to become a famous singer so that she can help others in need and donate money to charity. Her hobbies are playing softball for the Glades County Firecrackers, She am also a member of the Small town Big Stars 4-H club. Jordon Briana Chantal Drayton is a junior at Moore Haven High School. She has been in love with singing for as long as she can remember. The guitar was an interesting skill she picked up in ninth grade. “Overall I would say music has played a big part in my life,” she said. She is active in soccer and cross country. She is a member of FCCLA and FBL. She loves being a part of things in school. During her free time you can nd her outside strumming away on an old Yamaha. “Win or lose I’ll just be happy to share what I love with everyone,” she said. Talent Fest is sponsored by Drug Free Hendry County. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 24 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 18, 2013 Moore Haven girls to compete at Sugar Festival Special to the Glades County DemocratWM at Chalo NitkaWaste Management participates in the Chalo Nitka parade in Glades County. Pictured: Community Relations Teresa Chandler and Driver J.C. Causey. Special to the Glades County DemocratFire ghters fundraiserThe Buckhead Ridge Volunteer Fire ghters sold cat sh dinners at the Speckled Perch Festival in Okeechobee on March 9 and 10. Jordan Drayton Araya Lennon Lacy Green