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Title: Glades County Democrat
Alternate Title: Democrat
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Glades Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Moore Haven Fla
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Moore Haven (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Glades County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Glades -- Moore Haven
Coordinates: 26.834167 x -81.096111 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1922.
Numbering Peculiarities: Vol. 8, no. 12 (June 21, 1929) issue misdated 1920.
General Note: Editors: R.B. Child, <1926>; Keathley Bowden, <1929>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 5, no. 29 (Sept. 24, 1926).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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DRIVE A NEW 2013 FOCUS SE FOR ONLY $179 PER MONTH*24 month lease with approved credit through Ford Credit. $2209 plus tax, title, & license due at signing. Includes “rst month payment, $0 security deposit, acquisition fee, & capitalized cost reduction.*Stock #13C103. 20 cent per mile over 10500 per year. Includes $500 RCL Bonus Cash. See dealer for details. More to choose from with similar savings. Image is for illustration purposes only. Offer ends 06/30/13. See Page 3 for information on how to contact the newspaper.Thursday, June 6, 2013 Vol. 85, No. 18 50¢ Plus ta x Crossword Puzzle ...Page 5 Find us online atFlorida.newszap.com Are you ready for a hurricane? Storm season saftey tips inside! Hunter safety course offered ...Page 18 Glades at a Glance ...Page 3 Commission meeting notes ...Page 8 Special to the Glades County Democrat/ Glades County 4-HSixth grade winners in the Tropicanna Speech Contest were: rst place, Gracie Goodwin; second place Lacy Green, third place Danyelle Boromei and fourth place, Cameron Kelley. Special to the Glades County Democrat/ Glades County 4-HFifth grade winners in the Tropicanna Speech contest were: rst place, Makayla Strenth; second place, Sarah Sodrel: third place. Jenna Brown (not pictured); and, fourth place, Madisyn Osceola. Parcels in Glades County’s Paradise Run area under consideration for saleBy Katrina ElskenSpecial to the Glades County Democrat Some South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) lands in the Kissimmee River and Lake Okeechobee region may soon be up for sale or transferred to other government or non-pro t agencies. The South Florida Water Management District is in the process of reviewing thousands o f acres of land that it owns within the 16-count y area the district serves. In the rst phase of this review, district staf f made recommendations for its fee-owned lands in the Kissimmee/Okeechobee region, which includes the Upper and Lower Kissimmee basins and the Lake Okeechobee watershed. At a public meeting Friday in the SFWMD of ce in Okeechobee, district of cials reviewed staff assessments and recommendations for the properties. The district owns 161,000 acres in the region and less than 4 percent of it is under consideration for change, said Ray Palmer, Real Estate Section Leader for the SFWMD Land Resources Bureau. He said the staff is reviewing all properties to determine if the land is being used in the way it was intended when it was purchased. Only a few parcelsor portions of parcels in the region are currently under consideration for disposal. In most cases, there would be restrictions on any portions of the parcels that lie within the ood zone. One parcel under consideration for disposal is 20.2 acres in St. Cloud which was originall y purchased for construction of a eld station. SFWMD may dispose of public lands Special to the Glades County Democrat Glades County 4-H held their Annual 4-H County Tropicana Public Speaking Contest on May 23. This year four schools participated and the speeches were excellent! 4-H hosts speech contestSee SPEECH — Page 20 See LAND — Page 20

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Site Address Date Breakfast Time Lunch Time Snack/Supper Big Smiles Child Care and Early Learning Center, 3439 S SR 29, LaBelle (Open Restricted) 6/10 thru 8/02 8:15a.m. 8:45a.m. 11:30a.m. 12:00a.m.Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church, 310 Campbell Street, LaBelle (Open Restricted) 7/29 thru 8/02 11:00 a.m 11:30 a.m. Clewiston High School, 1501 S. Francisco St., Clewiston 6/10 thru 7/26 7:30a.m. 8:00a.m. 11:30a.m. 12:00p.m. Clewiston Middle School, 601 W. Pasadena, Clewiston 6/10 thru 6/28 7:30a.m. 8:00a.m. 12:00p.m. 12:30p.m. Clewiston Youth Center, 110 W. Osceola Ave., Clewiston (Open Restricted) 6/10 thru 7/26 11:00a.m 11:45a.m 1:30p.m-1:45p.m Snack Country Oaks Elementary, 2052 NW Eucalyptus Dr., LaBelle 6/10 thru 8/02 7:30a.m. 8:00a.m 11:45a.m. 12:15p.m. Daniels School, 870 Caloosahatchee Ave, LaBelle (Open Restricted) 6/10 thru 8/02 11:00a.m 11:45a.m Eastside/Westside Cafeteria, 204 Arroyo Ave., Clewiston 6/10 thru 8/02 7:30a.m. 8:15a.m. 11:45a.m. 12:30a.m. East Recreational, 1012 Carolina Ave, Clewiston 6/10 thru 8/02 8:00a.m.-9:00a.m. 12:00p.m.-1:00p.m. Edward Upthegrove Elementary School, 280 N. Main, LaBelle 6/10 thru 8/02 8:00a.m. 8:30a.m. 11:00a.m. 12:15p.m. Elfaro Assembly of God Church, 431 Bryan Ave, LaBelle (Open Restricted) 7/08 thru 7/19 11:30a.m. 12:15p.m. Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 901 Della Tobias, Clewiston (Open Restricted) 7/15 thru 7/19 4:30p.m.-5:15p. m. Supper Harvest Academy, 370 Holiday Isles Blvd., Clewiston (Open Restricted) 6/10 thru 8/02 11:30a.m. 12:00p.m. 2:30p.m. 2:45p.m Snack Kid City Day Care and Learning Academy LLC, 21 N. Riverview St., LaBelle (Open Restricted) 6/10 thru 8/02 8:30a.m. 9:00a.m. 11:30a.m. 12:15p.m. LaBelle Elementary School, 150 W Cowboy Way, LaBelle 7/22 thru 8/02 7:30a.m.-8:00a.m. 11:45a.m.-12:15p.m. LaBelle High School, 4050 East Cowboy Way, LaBelle 6/10 thru 7/26 7:15a.m. 8:15a.m. 11:15a.m. 11:45a.m. LaBelle Middle School, 8000 E Cowboy Way, LaBelle 6/10 thru 6/28 7:30a.m.-8:00a.m. 11:45a.m.-12:15p.m. LaBelle YMCA, 601 Hickpoochee Ave, LaBelle (Open Restricted) 6/10 thru 8/02 11:30a.m.-12:30p.m. 3:30p.m.-4:00p.m. Snack Lighthouse Apostolic Church, 911 Evercane Road, Clewiston (Open Restricted) 6/24 thru 8/02 9:00a.m.-9:30a.m. 12:00p.m.-12:30p. m. Montura Recreation Center, 255 South Hacinenda St., Clewiston (Open Restricted) 6/10 thru 8/02 8:00a.m. 8:30a.m. 11:30a.m. 12:15p.m. Mt. Calvary Miss. Baptist Church, 100 Georgia Ave., Clewiston (Open Restricted) 7/22 thru 7/26 11:30a.m.-12:30p.m. New Bethel AME Church, 959 Della Tobias Ave, Clewiston (Open Restricted) 6/24 thru 6/28 7:30a.m-8:00a.m 11:30a.m.-12:15p.m. Pioneer Community Center, 990 Panama Ave, Clewiston (Open Restricted) 6/10 thru 7/19 8:00a.m.-8:30a.m. 11:00a.m.-11:30a.m. St Margaret Parrish, 214 N Deane Duff Ave, Clewiston (Open Restricted) 6/24 thru 6/28 11:00 a.m.-12:00p.m. Tall Pines, 411 Sabal Palm Ct., LaBelle (Open Restricted) 6/10 thru 8/02 ` 11:30a.m.-12:30p.m.****PLEASE NOTE THAT SERVING TIMES AND DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE**** NO MEALS WILL BE SERVED ON JULY 4 AND 5, 2013 IN OBSERVANCE OF THE HOLIDAY. SITES ARE OPEN MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY EXCEPT FOR THE NOTED LOCATIONS. In accordance with Federal law, and US Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 87 7-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.Hendry County School Board offers the Summer Food Service Program during the months of June, July & AugustNutritionally balanced meals will be provided to all children regardless of race, color, sex, disability, age, or national origin during summer vacation when school breakfasts and lunches are not available. All children 18 years old and younger, if open site, are eligible for meals at no charge and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. The programs are only approved for geographical areas of need where 50 percent or more of the children qualify for free and reduced price meals during the school year. Summer feeding sites that are located at schools provide meals to all children in the immediate vicinity in addition to those enrolled in summer school. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee June 6, 2013 Family Preparedness Easy with One-Minute Drills In an effort to help you and your family prepare now, here are some one-minute drills that are short on time, but big on impact. Get a Kit Visit the American Red Cross Store and buy the Deluxe Emergency Preparedness Kit. Discuss Kit Rules Once you get the kit, make sure that everyone knows where it is and that the items are to be used for emergencies only. You don’t want someone taking the water packet from the kit just because they don’t want to make the trip to the kitchen. Personalize Your Kit Have each family member pick their favorite canned foods and personal items and add them to the kit. Make an Evacuation Plan This is much easier and less time consuming than it seems. Pull out a map and highlighter and determine two or three destinations and the routes to get there. Be Informed It is important to know what natural disasters can affect your area and what to do in the event of one striking. Read through the appropriate Disaster and Emergency guides. Watch the weather and stay on top of the news if a hurricane or other severe weather is predicted to come your way. If local authorities are telling you to evacuate, then EVACUATE! If you followed the drills above, then you already have an evacuation plan. How The Red Cross Can Help After a Disaster After a disaster, communities and families turn to the Red Cross for help — and we stand ready to provide comfort and care, free of charge. The Red Cross helps disaster victims by providing safe shelter, hot meals, essential relief supplies, emotional support, and health services like rst aid. Trained Red Cross workers often meet one-on-one with families to develop individual plans and identify available resources to help aid recovery. Red Cross disaster relief focuses on relieving immediate disaster-caused needs so that families can get back on their feet and resume their lives as quickly as possible. The Red Cross also supports emergency workers, links family members outside the disaster area, and provides blood and blood products to disaster victims. Searching for Family Members During an emergency, letting your family know that you are safe can bring loved ones peace of mind. If you have a loved one in a disaster-affected area and are unable to contact them directly, please visit our Safe and Well service to see if your family member has registered. If no information is available, contact your local Red Cross chapter to request assistance. Red Cross Offers Family Preparedness Tips

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Historical Society has t-shirts for saleGlades County Historical Society (GCHS) has t-shirts for sale displaying our logo of the 200-year-old Cypress Tree located on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River. These shirts can be purchased for $5 each at 805 U.S. 27 in the Moore Haven Mall. The GCHS will feature a summer luncheon in July. A meeting will be held late in June for planning. Dates will soon be announced. For more information, phone 863-946-2060 or 863-801-5199. Memberships are $15 per year.First Baptist Church of Moore Haven to host VBSFirst Baptist Church of Moore Haven would like to invite all kindergarten through 6th grade children to a rip-roarin good time with Jesus at the Son West Roundup Vacation Bible School. All the fun will begin on Sunday, June 9, through Thursday, June 13. Each night will begin at 6 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m. The children will have a lot of fun with music, crafts, games and learn about Jesus love for them. The Church is located on the corner of Avenue J & Third Street.Veterans outreach program availableThe 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.Mobile Mammogram visits plannedThe 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 Dr., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 19, Aug. 21, Oct. 16 and Dec. 18. Call 239-936-2316 for appointments or more information.Church invites all to servicesBuckhead Ridge Baptist Church, 1731 Hunter Road, would like to announce they now have a full-time pastor, Pastor 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. Everyone is welcome to join in worship.Register for Special Needs Shelter SoonThe 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 de“ ned 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 more information or to apply for the Special Needs Program, please visit www.myglades.com or contact Glades County Emergency Management at 863-946-6020 for an application.ACT offers counseling and related servicesAbuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. is a non-pro“ t agency serving victims of sexual assault and domestic violence in Hendry, Glades and Lee Counties. ACT offers individual and group counseling, safe emergency shelter, 24-hour hotline, and forensic examinations for survivors of rape. For more information, please call 239-939-3112 or 1-888-956-7273.Mortgage Assistance availableThe federal government has allocated funding to help quali“ ed Florida families pa y 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 forgivenŽ 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.Westergaard House available for eventsGlades 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. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee June 6, 2013 Glades at a Glance

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 4 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee June 6, 2013 BY MARGARET ENGLAND Hendry-Glades Audubon The White-winged Dove is native to the southwestern United States, Mexico, West Indies, and Central America. Its range is expanding northward and some can be found occasionally in Alaska, Ontario, Maine, and Newfoundland. High densities of this dove species are found in Texas, Florida, Arizona, and Louisiana. Most of the Florida population is from birds that were purposely released in order to establish a breeding population; however a few natural vagrants have also occurred. Some of these doves migrate into Florida from the west during October and November. This plump dove is brown overall, with a dark line on the cheek and blue skin around its orange-red eyes. It has a thin bill and small head. The white strip at the edge of its folded wing becomes a bright ash of white in the middle of a dark wing when it is in ight. The tip of its short, square tail is white, which sets off the black strips from the gray underside. The oldest documented White-winged Dove lived to be 21 years and nine months old. Their most common call is a long drawn out cooing "who-cooks-for-you". Many other variations are heard, especially during the breeding season. The White-winged Dove lives in dense forests and streamside woodlands, as well as urban and suburban areas. It often forms large roosts in inland Florida. It can be seen eating at bird feeders or foraging on the ground. Its diet consists mainly of grains, seeds and fruit. This species will consume small stones to help pulverize plant material in their gizzards and they may eat snails and bone fragments as a source of calcium. These doves can suck or swallow water without moving their heads. A pair of White-winged Doves will stay together for at least one breeding season. The male will choose his territory and the general nesting site, while his mate selects the speci c nest site. The nest site is usually in the shade on the crotch or branch of a tree. The male gathers twigs and brings them to the female, who constructs the nest in a couple of days. The imsy bowl shaped nest may also contain weeds, grasses, or Spanish moss. Sometimes the nest is lined with pine needles, leaves, bark, or feathers. The female lays two white eggs, which are incubated for about two weeks. Incubating females will remain motionless while incubating eggs, but their bright white wing strip is often visible. The White-winged Dove uses a secretion from its esophagus, known as crop milk, to feed nestlings. The young birds edge when they are about 15 days old. The White-winged dove will feign a broken wing in order to draw predators away from the nest. A second brood is commonly raised by the breeding pair. During last week's bird surveys, White-winged Doves were reported with young or on nests at several locations in inland Florida. For information about the free trip to STA5 (Stormwater Treatment Area %) on June 15th go to: www. hendrygladesaudubon.org. Inland Birding Fun: White-winged Dove (WWDO) PHOTO/ KENNETH COLE SCHNEIDERPictured above is the White-winged Dove. Average retail gasoline prices in Florida have fallen 2.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.43/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 1.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.64/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including the change in gas prices in Florida during the past week, prices yesterday were 3.0 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 2.2 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 13.1 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 3.1 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. "While the national average has given up some ground to start the driving season, motorists have certainly seen a lot of ups and downs in different areas of the country," said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. "One thing remains the same throughout the United States, and that is we're still reliant on oil re neries to process crude oil into gasoline. When they go partially of ine, whether expected or unexpected, there's going to be tightness in gasoline supply, and that has an almost immediately impact at the gas pump," DeHaan said. Gas Price Update

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee June 6, 2013 Even though nearly two-thirds of families with small children plan on swimming in areas without lifeguards this summer, many people dont know the right thing to do in water emergencies or how to keep their loved ones safe in the water, according to a new American Red Cross poll. People tend to spend more time in and around the water during the summer, so now is a great time to review water safety precautions so you know what to do to stay safe,Ž said Regional Executive Rob Levine. The survey “ ndings show that people mistakenly believe some steps, such as having a swimming buddy or ” otation device, will keep them safe. For example, while the Red Cross recommends that people always swim with a buddy in designated swimming areas supervised by lifeguards, buddies alone are not enough to keep swimmers safe. Two thirds (67 percent) of those asked mistakenly believe that putting in” atable arm bands, or water wings,Ž on children is enough to keep them safe when an adult is not nearby. These are not lifesaving devices. Children and weak/inexperienced swimmers should wear U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jackets, while remaining under constant adult supervision. The Red Cross poll found 63 percent of families with children plan on swimming in an area without a lifeguard this summer. However, nearly half of those polled had never taken swimming lessons, with African-Americans (32 percent) less likely to have received formal training. Nearly half of Americans say they have had an experience where they were afraid they would drown, according to the “ ndings. Hispanics reported a higher percentage (66 percent) of having such an experience over Whites (46 percent). Overall, four in 10 (41 percent) say they know someone who was in danger of drowning, which is an increase of 16 percentage points from a similar 2009 Red Cross survey. Another concerning “ nding in the 2013 Red Cross survey was that most of those polled were unsure of the right steps to take when someone appears to be in distress in the water: More than nine in 10 (93 percent) people were unable to identify the correct order of actions to take to help a swimmer who may be in danger of drowning. The correct steps to take when you see a swimmer who needs help is to shout for help, reach or throw the person a rescue or ” otation device and tell them to grab it; then call 9-1-1 if needed,Ž Levine said. People think that if a person isnt calling out for help that they must not need help. However, they are likely using all their energy to just try to stay above water.Ž People think they should enter the water to save someone, but often this endangers the life of the rescuer,Ž he added. Other signs of a swimmer in trouble include treading water and waving an arm; doggie paddling with no forward progress; hanging onto a safety line; ” oating on their back and waving their arms; arms extended side or front, pressing down for support, but making no forward progress; positioned vertically in the water, but not kicking legs; underwater for more than 30 seconds; and ” oating at surface, face-down, for more than 30 seconds. Red Cross swimming lessons help people develop skills and water safety behaviors that help them be more comfortable and safe when they are in, on and around the water. The Red Cross encourages all household members to enroll in age-appropriate water orientation and Learn-toSwim programs. To “ nd classes for your family, contact your local aquatic facility and ask for American Red Cross swimming programs. An infographic highlighting survey results has been developed. People can “ nd additional water safety information at redcross.org/watersafetytips. Survey details: Telephone survey of 1,011 U.S. Adults 18 years and older on April 11-14, 2013, conducted in ORC Internationals CARAVAN survey using a landline-cell, dual-frame sampling design. Margin of error is +/3.1 percentage points at the 95 percent con“ dence level. For comparison, this report includes “ ndings from a 2009 Water Safety Poll--Telephone survey of 1,002 U.S. Adults 18 years and older on March 20-23, 2009, conducted by ORC Internationals CARAVAN. Margin of error is +/3.1 percent at the 95 percent con“ dence level. Survey Finds People Unclear About Water SafetyMost families plan to swim in areas without lifeguards this summer, but lack basic water safety knowledge People think that if a person isnt calling out for help that they must not need help. However, they are likely using all their energy to just try to stay above water.Ž„ Rob LevineACROSS 1 This and that 5 Cries 9 Open the door for 14 Met moment 15 Water-based paint 17 Mary __: ship in a Hammond Innes novel 18 Card game horn music? 20 Cub of comics 21 Big backup 22 Fight in Dogpatch 24 90-degree fitting 25 Card game where one person plays all the hands? 30 25% of Off! Deep Woods 32 Am not!Ž retort 33 Sushi shop offering 34 Crop up 37 __ noodles: Chinese dish 40 Card game played in dugouts? 45 Dream up 46 City south of Metz 47 Carrying-on 48 Consumed 51 Mail folder 55 Card game by the Thames? 60 Dont think soŽ 61 Ed WoodŽ Oscar winner 62 Unlike couch potatoes 64 Pong developer 66 Card game requiring waterproof cards? 69 Contact, in a way 70 WWII beachhead near Rome 71 Portly pirate 72 Last name of Phineas in Disneys Phineas and FerbŽ 73 Tablet named for an organ 74 Gone DOWN 1 Cried 2 Brightly plumed songbird 3 Bit of excitement 4 One of Islams five pillars 5 Refs aid 6 Lout 7 Texters Meant to tell youŽ 8 Celebrex developer 9 __ of reality 10 Huey, Dewey and Louies mom, in early comics 11 1993 Fiat acquisition 12 Hostility 13 Decimal base 16 Looks into? 19 Do the Right ThingŽ pizzeria owner 23 Do Jeevess job 26 Old 38-Down overseer 27 __ TuŽ: 1974 hit 28 Wielder of a hammer called Mjlnir 29 Trig function 31 Hardly exciting 35 Popeil of infomercials 36 Mean 38 Like some stocks 39 Thumbs-down votes 40 Retro phone feature 41 China lead-in 42 Iconic sales rep 43 Dedicated to the __ LoveŽ: 50s60s hit 44 Touch down 49 Addis __ 50 Out of ones class? 52 Conundrum 53 Armadas 54 Large search area 56 Splish SplashŽ singer 57 Stew veggie 58 Perros may chase them 59 Old French coin 63 Recipe amt. 64 Can I go out?Ž65 1960-61 chess champ 67 Shih __ 68 One of LBJs beagles By James Sajdak (c)2013 Tribune Media Services, Inc.05/24/1305/24/13ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE:xwordeditor@aol.comCrossword Puzzle

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Obituaries should be submitted by sending e-mail to obits@newszap.com. Customers m ay also request photos and links to online g uest books. A link to the obituaries is a vailable at www.newszap.com.Norman Eugene Goodwin, 84JUNCTION TX Norman Eugene Goodwin, born in Hasting, Florida to Ralph Mason, Sr. and Anne Matilda Leonardy on April 27, 1929, left this life May 28, 2013 with his daughter by his side. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Ralph and Tommy Goodwin; two sons, Parke and Scotty Goodwin; and Charles and Sara Ringling. He leaves behind one sister, Rita Lambert of St. Augustine, Fla.; one son, David Goodwin of Deer Park, Texas; one daughter, Marie Armes and husband Clay of Junction, Texas; grandson, David Bear Terrell, II of Beaumont, Texas; granddaughter, Keeley Armes of San Angelo, Texas; granddaughter, Keisha Jones and her husband Jamey of Brownwood, Texas; a nephew that was more like a son and our brother, Billy Glisson of St. Augustine, Fla; ve greatgrandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Norman served in the U.S. Army during the Korean con ict gaining the rank of Sergeant rst class before leaving the military in 1953 to come to Texas and run shrimp boats in Brownsville, TX. He returned to Florida upon the death of his son Scotty to become a farmer for his Uncle Doc on the Brighton Indian Reservation, Lykes Brothers Ranch, and in Lakeport, Florida. Norman was known to catch a sh or two on Lake Okeechobee. He loved to hunt and sh and passed that love to his sons. He and his dog Bob were famous for hunting hogs to birds in Florida. Norman returned to Texas to become an oil boat captain until he retired, moving to Junction in 1992. Norman would grow the most beautiful owers and vegetables until his eyesight no longer allowed him to do that. He never missed a sporting event for Bear or Keeley and would talk about them to all who would listen. He was a proud granddaddy. When being told he had cancer in 2010, he replied "I will not take any treatments I have lived a good life and I have seen my children and grandchildren grow up and that is all I need". Any project or fundraiser his daughter was active in he was just as active and y'all know Marie had many. Many may not know this but he wrote poetry and gifted a book of his poems to his daughter in 1991. Norman maintained his sense of humor until the day he left us. The family will return to Lake Okeechobee to spread his ashes on the lake he loved in August. Daddy gave us the greatest gift that anyone could give another person, he believed in us and that was all we needed. The family requests that donations be made to the Kimble County Meals on Wheels, 404 College St. Junction, Texas 76849. The family invites you to leave a message or memory at www.kimblefuneralhometx.com Arrangements are under the direction of Kimble Funeral Home, (325) 446-3076 RABIES $10 € PARVO $12 € Half Price Boarding €Partners in the Way to Happiness Foundation and a Drug Free World. Free pamphlets available.SHEWMAKER ANIMAL HOSPITAL1095 N. State Rd. 29 € LaBelle € 863-675-2441IMMOKALEE MOBILE UNIT CLINICNext to the McDonalds € Immokalee € 863-675-2441CLEWISTON MOBILE UNIT CLINICat McDonalds € Clewiston € 863-675-2441Disclaimer: 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. LOWEST PRICE EVERYDAY! Obituaries 6 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee June 6, 2013 Winter is nally over. Trees and owers are blossoming, birds are building nests and critters are being born. This is also the time of year when the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) begins getting calls about "abandoned" animals that folks believe may be in need of rescue. The fact is that rescuing these seemingly abandoned youngsters interferes with the very processes that ensure their survival in the wild. After giving birth, adult wildlife must forage to provide food for themselves and their young. This means leaving their newborns for short periods of time. Having some basic knowledge of wildlife and the survival skills animals use can help avoid attempting to rescue animals that don't need rescuing. Common targets of misplaced rescues are baby deer, temporarily left in a safe place while their mother feeds nearby. Many people who nd fawns mistakenly assume they have been abandoned when, in reality, their parents are in the process of ensuring the infants' survival. "In most cases, it is absolutely not in a fawn's best interest to rescue it," said Angeline Scotten, Wildlife Assistance Biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Scotten says what typically happens is someone discovers a young deer waiting for its mother. Often, these fawns are found 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 become concerned when the parent is nowhere in sight and mistakenly believe the young animal will perish unless they save it or take it to a wildlife rehabilitation center. Unfortunately, actions of this kind usually have the opposite effect of a rescue. "Stress created by changing the animal's diet and surroundings is often fatal. If the rescued fawn manages to survive, its return to the wild is practically impossible because of human imprinting and a lack of survival skills, which it would have learned from its mother, had it remained in the wild," Scotten said. Feeding wild animals to help them survive is another misconceived notion that can have dire consequences for wildlife. Although this may sound odd, feeding causes problems ranging from poor nutrition, dependence on humans for food, and nuisance behaviors that can threaten people, property and pets. "Wildlife has survived for thousands of years without human interference and, frankly, it certainly seems to work out better for the animals that way," Scotten said. The FWC recommends that if you nd a fawn or other baby animal, don't touch it or disturb it and quietly leave the area. Juvenile birds are also 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 learning to y and fend for themselves. "While edging, the birds' parents will continue to care for it by feeding it and helping it to learn needed survival skills. The best advice is to not interfere in this crucial learning process and to keep pets that may harm the young birds con ned," Scotten said. 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 half-inch long and it cannot hop around on its own. "If you nd a baby songbird you are sure needs rescuing and the nest is low enough for you to safely return it, it's OK to do that. Songbirds have almost no sense of smell, so young birds can be returned to their nest without a chance of rejection," Scotten said. You can also place the baby bird in a lined, uncovered, shallow box with drainage, and attach the box to the tree from which the bird fell. Sometimes the parents will come to the baby in the new box and feed it there. When you are sure a bird needs rescuing and care, place the baby 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. Please remember that migratory birds are protected and need to be cared for by a licensed facility. The FWC's Southwest Region Of ce, 863648-3200, has a list of licensed rehabilitators. Many local veterinarians work closely with wildlife rehabilitators and also can be a good source for help. 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. "Remember that in most cases, it's better to leave wildlife in the wild," Scotten said. Wildlife ‘Rescues’ Can Do More Harm than Good COURTESY PHOTO

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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 June 6, 2013 Raising Positive Kids in a Negative World BY PASTOR JOHN HICKS First United Methodist ChurchHow does a parent raise positive kids in today’s negative world? With Father’s Day on the horizon, I’d like to offer you some parenting possibilities. Let me share with you from the start, I make no claim in being an expert on parenting, but over the years I have had a front row seat in observing many parenting situations. First off, it seems like you parents have a lot of things working against you. Schedules are working against you by consuming time you would like to spend with family. Stress is working against you by absorbing emotional energy you should be expending on your children. The values (or lack of values) in our world is working against you. The media and music your kids are exposed to works against Christian values. Raising kids is without doubt an uphill battle. Parents take heart! Even in the midst of this uphill battle, there is a way to raise positive kids in a negative world. One of the biblical secrets for steering children in the direction they should go involves bestowing the parental blessing upon each child. What is the parental blessing? The parental blessing doesn’t mean bestowing possessions on children. Some parents have the distorted idea that giving material things is the best way to express love, affection, discipline, or attention. This has pushed some parents to work day and night, night and day, to buy their children “nice things.” We all have the desire to provide our children with nice things, things we may not have been able to enjoy when we were children. Let me share with you that nothing you buy your children can replace giving them both your time and attention. In the long run, your children won’t remember all the toys and trinkets you gave them; but they will remember the time and attention and specially shared moments you gave them. As I understand it, the parental blessing your children need and desire includes three elements. First, the parental blessing involves bestowing upon your child a sense of value. It includes providing a sense of acceptance, which means helping your children know they are meaningful and valuable to you. For sons or daughters in biblical times, receiving their father’s blessing was a momentous event. It gave those children a tremendous sense of being highly valued by their parents and even pictured a special future for them. At a speci c point in their lives, they would hear words of encouragement, love, and acceptance from their parents. Second, the parental blessing involves an element of affection. Children desire and thrive on love and affection from their parents. I like the bumper stickers that ask, “Have you hugged your child today?” Third, the parental blessing always involves the element of af rmation. Children need positive feedback and constant encouragement. They need to be given positive words when they perform successfully. They need positive, encouraging motivation when they experience failure. Too many young people only hear the negatives and never hear mom or dad say things like, “You did a good job”, “I am proud of you”, or “Keep up the good work”. The fact is that bestowing the full blessing of acceptance, affection, and af rmation will not happen by accident or attrition for most of us. Life is so hectic that for many parents the “just right” time to communicate a spoken blessing never comes around. Don’t be the parent who wakes up one day and realizes your little children are grown up and you missed the opportunity to bestow your blessing upon them. If you want to raise positive children in a negative world, make a decision now to do what is necessary to bless your children. Bestow your blessing now, and constantly renew and af rm it with them! Religion Column Know What To Do In Case of Emergency It is important to make sure that the entire family is prepared and informed in the event of a disaster or emergency. You may not always be together when these events take place and should have plans for making sure you are able to contact and nd one another. The American Red Cross suggests some basic steps to make sure you remain safe: Meet with your family or household members. Discuss how to prepare and respond to emergencies that are most likely to happen where you live, learn, work and play. Identify responsibilities for each member of your household and plan to work together as a team. If a family member is in the military, plan how you would respond if they were deployed. Plan what to do in case you are separated during an emergency Choose two places to meet: Right outside your home in case of a sudden emergency, such as a re, or outside your neighborhood in case you cannot return home or are asked to evacuate. Choose an out-of-area emergency contact person. It may be easier to text or call long distance if local phone lines are overloaded or out of service. Everyone should have emergency contact information in writing or saved in their cell phones. Plan what to do if you have to evacuate Decide where you would go and what route you would take to get there. You may choose to go to a hotel/motel, stay with friends or relatives in a safe location, or go to an evacuation shelter if necessary. Practice evacuating your home twice a year. Drive your planned evacuation route and plot alternate routes on your map in case roads are impassable. Plan ahead for your pets Keep a phone list of pet-friendly hotels/ motels and animal shelters that are along your evacuation routes. Let Your Family Know You’re Safe If your community has experienced a disaster, register on the American Red Cross Safe and Well website to let your family and friends know you are safe. You may also call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) and select the prompt for “Disaster” to register yourself and your family. Make an Emergency Plan

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Supporting documents may be viewed at w ww.myglades.com by clicking on BOCC A genda The following notes on the Tuesday, May 28, meeting of the Glades County Commission were provided by County Commissioner Donna Storter-Long.Agenda amendmentsNote: Unanimous Board Action is required to amend agenda for of cial vote. Added item 8: Discuss Business Park Presentations/Awards County Manager Tom Corbitt introduced Libby Maxwell who announced the opening of an of ce in Okeechobee by State District 55 Rep. Cary Pigman. She invited the public to contact or visit her concerning state legislative issues. The local phone number is 863-462-5019. PUBLIC INPUT ON AGENDA ITEMS PUBLIC HEARINGS CONSENT AGENDA APPROVED 1A. Approve County Warrants 1B. Approve Minutes of the May 01, 2013 J oint Meeting of Lee/Hendry/Glades 1C. Approve Minutes of the May 14, 2013 Regular Meeting 1D. Approve Minutes of the May 14, 2013 Redistricting WorkshopBusiness agenda2. Proclamation and Pledge of Civility for the Month of May (Chairman Echols) Board adopted Proclamation of Civility as requested and prepared by the Florida Bar promoting civility in government interactions. 3. Set a date for a public hearing for vacating a road. (Larry Hilton) Board set June 24 as the hearing date to consider vacating a portion of Trout Street in Buckhead Ridge. 4. Board appointment for Risk Management and Insurance Assessment (Vice Chairman Storter-Long) Board appointed Commissioner Grif n to serve with County Manager Corbitt and HR Director Mary Ann W hitney to represent the county with Public Risk Management in insurance matters and approved the other board assignments made by Chairman Echols in January. 5. Draft tax abatement application/evaluation guidelines and draft implementation ordinance (County Manager Tom Corbitt). Board reviewed and discussed cost-tobene t evaluation guidelines with scoring point matrix for use when considering granting applicants ad valorem tax abatements for new and/or expansion of commercial and industrial developments in the county. Primary emphasis was given to granting higher points thus longer tax abatements for the creation of jobs, especially jobs that employ citizens of Glades County or the dev eloper's employees who relocate to Glades County. Other factors to be considered are local capital investment in the development, wages compared to countywide averages, and attributes of overall contribution to advance county economic development goals and/ or generate other tax revenue (i.e. fuel tax), cost to Glades County for needed services, and enhancement of the county's ability to seek alternate sources of revenue such as grants. Board moved to proceed to public hearing to adopt an ordinance that will establish the implementation of guidelines; Glades County voters had previously approved the tax abatement concept in a referendum vote. 6. Economic Development Tax Abatement request from Project Green (Tom Corbitt) Board approved Project Green's request to allow ad valorem tax abatement at 100 percent for eight years, 90 percent for the ninth year and 80 percent for the tenth year. Project Green proposes to hire 50 employees in light manufacturing jobs associated with producing and packaging cement products at a plant site to be located next to E.R. Jahna's Ortona Sand Mine. The proposed site will be accessed by SR78 with minimal impact on services and infrastructure to be provided by Glades County. 7. Court House Lawn Maintenance (County Manager Tom Corbitt) County Manager Corbitt announced his intention to assign to Road Dept. the duties of courtyard mowing (40 times per year) with a proposed cost savings of $2,915.20 per year over the sole bid response that came in at $9,000. Commissioner Grif n commented on the great job Doug Manke Lawn Care had performed for several years. Vice Chairman Storter commented that additional temporary mowing crew staff may be required during the summer growing season because of the other mowing obligations. 8. Discuss Business Park (Chairman Echols) Board gave consensus to direct County Manager Corbitt to review needs and funding options for placement of utility infrastructure in the county's industrial park. Approximately $125,000 is available from the City County Public Works Authority for this project, but with the denial of the county's EDA grant application, indebtedness may be required to fund the required water and wastewater infrastructure (at a minimum, as telephone and internet services will also be needed) to attract businesses to the park. Institute St. Onge is executing a lease of ve acres in the park and will be the rst requiring the utility services. Board requested Corbitt to bring the matter back to the board following his research and review.Constitutional Of cersClerk of Court Sandra Brown announced that she has prepared a memorandum to the 20th Judicial Court Administrator with ndings of the forensic accounting of prior courthouse maintenance and renovation funding, with the request that Glades County be allocated the $851,000 for the courthouse. County ManagerCounty Manager Corbitt stated that if the funds are allocated back by the court administration as requested by Clerk Brown, architectural services will be contracted to determine the immediate and long-term requirements to maintain the courthouse. Mr. Corbitt announced that his Administrative Assistant Wanda Carner is now a permanent employee. Mrs. Carner was hired last December and had served in temporary capacity pending the approval of new county manager. Discussion followed concerning the hiring freeze which did not apply to this position as it was already budgeted. Vice Chairman Storter stated she would provide Mr. Corbitt the minutes re ecting the conditions of the hiring freeze. Mr. Corbitt announced the retirement of courthouse custodian Aurelio "Shorty" Garcia effective June 28. Shorty was commended by the board for the exemplary job he has performed. Mr. Corbitt stated he had appointed HR Director Mary Ann Whitney as the focal point for county participation in the Youth Summer Work Program with goal of placements in every agency, including constitutional of cers. Public input non-agenda itemsShannon Hall updated the board on the performance of Health Planning Council on behalf of Glades County. HPC provides services for special-needs children before school age to prepare them to enter school, and special services for HIV and AIDS patients. She stated there are 43-55 cases of HIV/AIDS in Glades County with older citizens making up most of the patients. She explained that HPC also does assessments of health needs countywide and provides the data to the Public Health Dept. She stated they will be providing a "navigator" to educate and prepare patients on the upcoming federal insurance exchanges (commonly known as Obamacare). Mrs. Hall urged the Board to make sure Glades County always has a representative on HPC.Commissioners commentsCommissioner Stanley announced that he will not be able to attend the next board meeting due to con icting schedule of training that he cannot avoid with his employer. Vice Chairman Storter inquired on the proposal for lapel microphones for the commission chambers sound/recording system. Mr. Hilton stated he had ordered only one (approximate cost $135) to see if it will serve the needs of the board as the on/off "switch" will not be operated as the current microphones which allows users to control the use instead of the recording monitor. Vice Chairman Storter stated that she would like the board to consider having an IT consultant review the county's computer equipment to provide one possible option o f assigning new passwords, recording them on a CD to be kept in the clerk's vault with limited access to include the county manager. She said she would like this considered during the budget workshop. Chairman Echols stated he is pursuing the matter of increasing PILT (Payment In Lieu of Taxes) paid by other governmental agencies when they purchase property and remove it from the tax rolls. Commissioners Beck and Storter will be working with South Florida Water Management and the Small County Coalition respectively. Commissioner Beck commented on the resignation of Water Management District's CEO Melissa Meeker stating he felt Dan DeLisi would make a good replacement. Adjourn NOTE: These agenda notes are prepare d by Donna Storter and are not verbatim an d may not be in exact chronological order. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 ANNOUNCING We have opened a new location in LaBelle and Clewiston (starting June 13) to better serve the south lake area. We are a comprehensive Orthopedic and Podiatry of“ce that treats orthopedic needs of the hips, knees, shoulders, ankles and all the joints in between. We treat fractures, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, carpal tunnel, sports medicine injuries, work related injuries, wound care of the foot and ankle, diabetic foot care, and any other general orthopedic and podiatric health problems.Institute for Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine David Heligman MD Robert Andrew Follweiler, DO Jeffrey Kleiman DPM 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee June 6, 2013 Glades County Commission Meeting Notes

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee June 6, 2013 Hurricanes are strong storms that cause lifeand property-threatening hazards such as ooding, stormsurge, high winds and tornadoes. Preparation is the best protection against the dangers of a hurricane. Know the difference between Hurricane Watch and Hurricane Warning. Hurricane Watch Hurricane conditions are a threat within 48 hours. Review your hurricane plans, keep informed and be ready to act if a warning is issued. Hurricane Warning Hurricane conditions are expected within 36 hours. Complete your storm preparations and leave the area if directed to do so by authorities. What should I do? Listen to an NOAA Weather Radio for critical information from the National Weather Service (NWS). Check your disaster supplies and replace or restock as needed. Bring in anything that can be picked up by the wind (bicycles, lawn furniture). Close windows, doors and hurricane shutters. If you do not have hurricane shutters, close and board up all windows and doors with plywood. Turn the refrigerator and freezer to the coldest setting and keep them closed as much as possible so that food will last longer if the power goes out. Turn off propane tanks and unplug small appliances. Fill your car's gas tank. Talk with members of your household and create an evacuation plan. Planning and practicing your evacuation plan minimizes confusion and fear during the event. Learn about your community's hurricane response plan. Plan routes to local shelters, register family members with special medical needs as required and make plans for your pets to be cared for. Evacuate if advised by authorities. Be careful to avoid ooded roads and washed out bridges. Because standard homeowners insurance doesn't cover ooding, it's important to have protection from the oods associated with hurricanes, tropical storms, heavy rains and other conditions that impact the U.S. For more information on ood insurance, please visit the National Flood Insurance Program website at www.FloodSmart.gov. What supplies do I need? Water (at least a 3-day supply, one gallon per person per day), food (at least a 3-day supply of non-perishable, easy-to-prepare food), a ashlight, battery-powered or hand-crank radio (NOAA Weather Radio, if possible), extra batteries, rst aid kit and medications (7-day supply), other medical items (hearing aids with extra batteries, glasses, contact lenses, syringes, cane), a multi-purpose tool, sanitation and personal hygiene items, copies of personal documents (medication list and pertinent medical information, proof of address, deed/lease to home, passports, birth certi cates, insurance policies), a cell phone with its charger, family and emergency contact information, extra cash, an emergency blanket, map(s) of the area, baby supplies (bottles, formula, baby food, diapers), pet supplies (collar, leash, ID, food, carrier, food dish), tools and supplies for securing your home, extra set of car keys and house keys, extra clothing, hat and sturdy shoes, rain gear, insect repellent and sunscreen, and a camera for photos of damage. What do I do after a hurricane? Continue listening to an NOAA Weather Radio or the local news for the latest updates. Stay alert for extended rainfall and subsequent ooding, even after the hurricane or tropical storm has ended. If you evacuated, return home only when of cials say it is safe. Drive only if necessary and avoid ooded roads and washed-out bridges. Keep away from loose or dangling power lines and report them immediately to the power company. Stay out of any building that has water around it. Inspect your home for damage. Take pictures of damage, both of the building and its contents, for insurance purposes. Use ashlights in the dark. Do NOT use candles. Avoid drinking or preparing food with tap water until you are sure it's not contaminated. Check refrigerated food for spoilage. If in doubt, throw it out. Wear protective clothing and be cautious when cleaning up to avoid injury. Watch animals closely and keep them under your direct control. Use the telephone only for emergency calls. Let Your Family Know You're Safe If your community has experienced a hurricane, or any disaster, register on the American Red Cross Safe and Well website available through RedCross.org/SafeandWell to let your family and friends know about your welfare. If you don't have Internet access, call 1-866-GETINFO to register yourself and your family. Hurricane Safety Checklist COURTESY PHOTO

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee June 6, 2013 Special to the Okeechobee NewsWest Glades 5th Grade Science Fair WinnersWest Glades School Science Fair winners were: rst place, Kirya Aguirre; second place: Leighton Steedley; third place, Lauren O'Donnell; fourth place, Kristina Noguez; fth place, Joy Kaidor; sixth place tie: Sadie Gaskins and Myra Madrid; seventh place tie: John Quinn and Connor Robinson; eighth place tie: Sarah Sodrel, Windall Tindall and Lilly Collier; ninth place: Nadia Castillo; tenth place tie: Erick Moreno and Anthony Pequeno. Special to the Glades County DemocratFCAT eld tripOn May 31, West Glades School third graders who scored a 5 on the FCAT went on a special eld trip. Students were treated to airboat rides provided by Commissioner Dennis Grif n and Melvin Guerry. They also enjoyed a day of shing at Harney Pond in Lakeport. Thank you to Mr. Grif n and Mr. Guerry for their time. Pictured from left to right are: Jennifer Gaskins, Kenneth Bautista-Aguilar, Case Hendry, Joseph Collier, Commissioner Dennis Grif n, Natalie Aguirre, Thomas Gaskins, Michael Stanforth and Allison Guerry. Glades County Woman's ClubSpecial to the Glades County Democrat/ Bobbi BrownVaushea Lewis was initiated during the May meeting of the Glades County Woman's Club.Special to the Glades County Democrat/ Bobbi BrownMother and daughter Aletris Farnum and Priscilla Spooner enjoyed the May Glades County Woman's Club event. Narcotics Anonymous meetsNarcotics Anonymous meets Mondays at 7 p.m. at Buckhead Ridge Christian Church, 3 Linda Rd., Buckhead Ridge. For more information, please call 863-634-4780.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 Diversity Services. Your community needs you! The Glades County Emergency Management Of ce is working with the American Red Cross to recruit volunteers for shelter operations and disaster services. If you are interested, please contact John Cain at 239-278-3401.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 www.centerstate b an k .com *Rate based on minimum beacon score of 721. **Line must be funded by 50% or $10,000 whichever is greater at closing. If line is closed within the “rst two years, consumer will be required to pay back the closing costs. Annual Percentage Rate may increase after consummation. Major Purchases €College Debt Consolidation €Vacation Home Improvements3.25%APR Home Equity Lines We will pay closing costs on lines up to $150,000!**As Low As 863.983.6181205 S. W.C. Owens AvenueClewiston, Florida 33440 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee June 6, 2013 Special to the Glades County DemocratSunshine State Young Readers AwardThe Sunshine State Young Readers Award (SSYRA) is a program co-sponsored by the Of ce of Library Media and the Florida Association for Media in Education (FAME) to nurture lifelong readers who will continue to read for information needs and personal pleasure. West Glades Media Center participates in this reading contest every year. This year, fourteen students met the challenge of reading ten or more of the fteen books to qualify for a limo ride to Chuck E. Cheese for lunch and an outing at Barnes and Noble Bookstore in Fort Myers. Mrs. Huysman and Mrs. Stafford, Media Center Staff, accompanied them on their trip and would like to congratulate all of the participants! The American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) urges adults to schedule an eye examination to check for early signs of diabetic retinopathy or age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the two leading causes of new cases of vision loss and blindness among adults. Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that affects more than 4 million Americans and results in the most new cases of blindness in typical working-age adults age 20-74. An estimated 15 million adults also have some form of macular degeneration, which can progress to an advanced stage in more than 100,000 people age 60 and older each year and lead to blindness if not detected and treated promptly. These diseases can severely damage the retina, the light-sensitive layer of tissue at the back of the eye that provides clear, sharp images. Symptoms include blurred or distorted vision, spots or shadows in the eld of vision, dif culty reading or recognizing faces, and vision loss. Often, both diseases go undetected for years until these noticeable changes occur. Retina specialists are highly trained physicians who specialize in the treatment o f diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and other eye conditions and diseases. Take the rst step in preserving vision. Visit www.savingvision.org to learn about these and other retinal diseases and locate a retina specialist. Eye exams can help prevent blindness

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MECHANICAL JOB FAIRFRIDAY, JUNE 21 AND SATURDAY, JUNE 22 Clewiston Holiday Inn 11:00 to 1:00Due to Promotions and Retirements, U.S. Sugar will have several openings for those with Mechanical Skills starting this August. If you have at least two years of Mechanical Experience with Plant Machinery or Heavy Farm Equipment, we may have the ideal position for you. There will also be opportunities for 6G Welders, Machinists and those seeking Railroad Positions. Southwest Florida Works will be present to help review potential candidates. If unable to attend or wishing to have your background sent immediately to the Hiring Manager, please do the one of the Following.EMAIL Jdooley@ussugar.comBrief Paragraph is Fine. Apply Online at www.ussugar.comClick Careers then Postings. United States Sugar Corporation is one of America’s largest diversi ed, privately-held agribusiness rms. In addition to cane sugar, the Company 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. EOE Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. 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. Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? 12 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee June 6, 2013

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee June 6, 2013 Special to the Glades County DemocratIt’s a service that, once restored, means things are getting back to normal. Much like electricity for your home or fuel in your car, most inland residents may take their regular garbage and recycling collection or debris removal for granted. But following a severe storm or hurricane, these services are essential to local recovery. To prepare prior to any fast-advancing storms this season, all residents and businesses in Glades County should take immediate actions to secure their garbage cans and other recycling and trash containers in a safe place. Remember to tie down or secure any loose items on y our property that can become unsafe in strong w inds. If a hurricane does directly impact your area, there’s one way you can make a difference. Simply remember to put household garbage such as food refuse and diapers—everything you ordinarily throw away—into containers or bags. Then place them at the curb separate from large storm debris like large household debris, trees and limbs. By carefully separating your household garbage, you help your street get picked up more quickly and safely. “Following a powerful hurricane strike, one of the most essential needs for a community to begin recovery is the reliable return of its most v ital services,” said Community Relations, Teresa Chandler for Waste Management. “That’s why we spend a lot of time in the weeks prior to the start of hurricane season focusing within our company on annual hurricane preparation and recovery planning.” This year is no different. Local Waste Management staffs review their local storm plans, reestablish contact with local emergency authorities, and inspect and re-stock their hurricane preparedness equipment and supplies. All this and more is to ensure that employees are able to return to performing their very essential collection jobs in the community as soon as practical following a storm. Waste Management uses various social media tools to ensure local residents can nd up-to-date information in the event of service disruptions. Once a storm strikes and is severe enough to warrant community updates, turn to www.wm.com for timely news about local service. Your can also nd updates from Waste Management at www.facebook.com/wastemanagement or follow the company via Twitter at twitter.com/wastemanagement. In preparation for the upcoming hurricane season in community, property owners can add the Bagster Dumpster in a Bag to their emergency supplies as a solution to removing and disposing of debris quickly and safely following a storm. An innovation in waste removal, the Bagster bag is ideal in situations where there is a need to discard more debris than can t in a typical bin or garbage receptacle, but not enough to require a dumpster. Bagster bags are strong enough to hold 3,300 pounds of severe storm and tornado debris items, such as tree stumps, large tree limbs, roo ng shingles, full sheets of plywood or gypsum wallboard. For more information on lling guidelines for the Bagster bag and availability in your area, visit www.thebagster.com. Customers will be informed if schedule requirements adjust due to special circumstances. As part of its own hurricane planning and pre-storm preparation, Waste Management puts its local response plan into action as soon as a storm becomes a veri ed threat to the area. Waste Management’s investment in emergency and storm recovery preparedness includes stockpiling of supplies and needed rapid-response equipment. The effort includes mobile “command centers” that feature overnight functionality plus satellite voice and data-enabled systems. These are stationed in Georgia and Texas but mobilized for access following storm impact. After a storm, Waste Management works to re-start waste and recycling collection and operations as soon as possible on streets that are passable. Reminders to separate household garbage from storm debris are distributed. The company expands its routes to additional areas as more streets become safe to navigate and clear of debris and other impediments. “Our value to a community is not always apparent unless collection stops,” said Teres a Chandler. “Doing everything we can to prepare before and return to service and help local residents recover after a weather event is what being a good community partner is all about.” More tips for hurricane preparedness are available on www.ready.gov. About Waste Management Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also one o f the largest residential recycler and a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energ y and land ll gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company’s customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. To learn more, visit www.wm.com. Hurricane season spurs preparations By Tony YoungFWCEvery hunter knows you have a better chance of catching a monster buck off-guard during the rst part of hunting season. That’s why many of us enjoy hunting the archery and muzzleloading gun seasons—and why we can’t miss opening weekend of the general gun season. If you hunt public land, you should know that many of Florida’s wildlife management areas (WMAs) require a quota permit to hunt during archery, muzzleloading gun and all or part of the general gun season. A quota is the maximum number of hunters allowed on a particular WMA. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Quota Hunt Program prevents overcrowding on such areas and provides quality hunts. Quotas also help control game harvests. The FWC sets quotas based on an area’s size, habitat, game populations and regulations. There are several types of quota permits, and most are issued by random drawing. The rstphase application period for archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, youth, family, track vehicle (a swamp buggy with tank treads), airboat and mobility-impaired quota hunt permits runs June 1-30, so you’ve got all month to get ’em in. You may submit one application for each of the hunt types, and there is no fee to apply. One thing to remember though: Unless exempt, you must have an up-to-date management area permit (or a license that includes one) when applying for a quota permit, or the system won’t accept your application. Two of these quota hunts are unique to south Florida. An airboat quota permit is required for anyone wishing to hunt out of an airboat on Everglades and Francis S. Taylor WMA in Broward and Miami-Dade counties. But, if you’d rather hunt off a track vehicle there, or on Rotenberger or Holey Land WMAs in Palm Beach County, you’ll need a track vehicle quota permit. The FWC offers youth deer hunts on Camp Blanding WMA in Clay County and on Andrews WMA in Levy County. If you have children between the ages of 8 and 15, and you want them to have a chance to experience one of these great hunts, apply for a youth quota hunt permit, because only 160 kids will get to participate. During these hunts, only the youngsters may hunt, and they and their adult supervisors are the only people allowed on the area. To increase hunting opportunities for youths, youngsters may accompany an adult quota permit holder on any WMA—even if the area doesn’t allow for exemptions. However, adults and youngsters must share a single bag limit. This coming season, there will be family quota hunts on 25 WMAs. You must have a family quota hunt permit to hunt these areas during speci c time periods. If you are drawn, the permit requires one adult to take one or two youths hunting. The adult may not hunt without taking along a kid. Hunters certi ed by the FWC as mobilityimpaired may apply for mobility-impaired quota permits. These permits allow exclusive access to general-gun hunts on nine of the state’s better public hunting areas. If you want to get the jump on one of these hunts, make sure you have the correct quota hunt application worksheet so you can apply for one or more of these great opportunities. All application worksheets can be found at MyFWC. com/License by clicking on “Limited Entry / Quota Hunts” and then looking under “Quot a Hunts.” Once you’ve completed the application worksheet, you may use it to apply at License. MyFWC.com or submit it to any license agent or tax collector’s of ce. The random drawings to decide who gets these quota hunt permits take place in July. To nd out if you’ve been selected, you can simpl y log in to your customer account at License.MyFWC.com to view your results. But there’s been a change in how the preference system works. From now on, you can onl y return your unwanted quota permit online, and you can’t do so until Phase III begins and up until 10 days prior to your hunt date. To do this, log in to your customer account at License.MyFWC. com, and click the “Return” link next to the hunt you wish to turn in. Hunters apply for quota permits in June! The Arbor Day Foundation has a booklet that helps people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process. The booklet, “What Tree Is That?” is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree-planting organization. “What Tree Is That?” is a fun, easy-touse tree identification guide that features hand-drawn botanical illustrations highlighting the distinctive characteristics of many tree species. Nature lovers and professional arborists alike have called this pocket field guide one of the most user-friendly resources to have. Its beautiful, full-color illustrations are in precise detail to depict natural colors, shapes and textures, so users can make a positive species identification in just a few easy steps. The Arbor Day Foundation offers this booklet to help people identify trees in Florida and throughout the Eastern and Central regions of the United States. “What Tree Is That?” uses a unique stepby-step approach for identifying the species of each tree, explaining what to look for in the shape of the leaves, differences in the leaf stems and twig structures and specific characteristics of fruits, flowers, buds and bark. “Our What Tree Is That? pocket brochure is an ideal resource for developing a greater appreciation for trees,” said John Rosenow, founder and chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. “The Arbor Day Foundation strives to help people enjoy and appreciate trees, and we feel our pocket field guide will do just that.” “What Tree is That?” is also available as an online interactive version at arborday.org. To obtain a tree identification guide in full color, send your name and address and $5 for each guide to What Tree Is That?, Arbor Day Foundation, Nebrask a City, NE 68410. You can also order the book online at arborday.org. A rbor Day Foundation offers tree identi cation booklet

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Project ManagerJob Description Reports to: Vice President of Technology of Fiberstar, Inc. Status: Temporary, 9 months with possible Full Time opportunities upon successful completion of the project. Location: Clewiston, Florida. Company Brief Fiberstar, Inc. is a high-growth, team oriented global ingredient company focused on creating all-natural functional ingredients from plant cell wall materials. Fiberstar’s investment in research has led to the development of unique products that are used by global food, pet food and cosmetic manufacturers to improve the quality, nutrition, clean label declaration or cost of the products they manufacture. Job Responsibilities:• Oversee projects from start to nish to achieve the overall effective completion of the projects.• Work with suppliers, contractors, & team members to keep construction activities on time & on budget.• Ensure that engineering & construction are operating within all Federal, State, Local and Corporate GMP’s safety guidelines and procedures. • Maintain and control engineering & construction operations. Ensure compliance with all standards and speci cations while maintaining high standards of workmanship. • Assist in the design and layout of plant and buildings and in the assessment of suitability of new equipment.• Weekly project reports and regular communication to the VP of Technology, Fiberstar, Inc. • Select, hire and manage engineering consultants, suppliers and construction contractors.• Occasional travel required for project meetings, supplier/consultant meetings, and inspections.• Proactively point out issues that need to be addressed. Minimum Requirements:• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related eld. Preference given to engineering and/or project management experience in the food industry. • Able to work independently.• Project Driven. Contact: BethAnn Rockett, Director of Human Resources, Fiberstar, Inc. b.rockett@ berstar.net Administrative Assistant First Bank is seeking an administrative assistant with a minimum of ten years experience. Must possess a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and con dential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy. Must possess knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software (MSWord, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). Work requires continual attention to detail in composition, typing and proo ng materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands. Great bene ts with starting salary commensurate with experience. Fax resume to Nilda Sparks at 863-983-5043 or send an e-mail to nsparks@fbclew.com or pick up employment application at 300 E. Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston. EOE BI-LINGUAL LOAN OFFICERFirst Bank is seeking a loan of cer trainee who is uent in English and Spanish. A minimum of two years of college studies, business courses preferred or equivalent business experience required. The applicant must be able to communicate effectively in both languages, must possess great people skills and branch travel required. Great bene ts with starting salary commensurate with experience. Fax resume to: Nilda Sparks at: 863-983-5043 or send an e-mail to: nsparks@fbclew.com or pick up employment application at: 300 East Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston. EOE Magazine Merchandiser Clewiston/Belle Glades. 12 hrs/week M/F/Sat 10$ per hour. Apply for ME3627 at: www.apply2jobs .com/TNG City of Pahokee is accepting applications for: Code Compliance Of cer, Part-time, Accounting Specialist, Part-time, Salary Range DOQ. Maintenance I, Full-time. Please refer to www.cityofpahokee .com for more details. All Applicants must pass a drug screen and background check. 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. BELLE GLADE 661 SE 4th St. 3br. Central Air, W/D hookup. $775 mo. + Sec. 305-487-2850. CLEWISTON Condo, furnished, 2BR, 2BA, corner unit w/open view, kitchen, porch tiled & screened. Excellent condition. Parking space, community pool. Great location, adjacent to Lake (352)256-9325 WEST PALM BEACH 2005 24 X 60 OFFICE TRAILER, restroom, coffee bar, HVAC, 4-of ces w/reception area. Good condition. $18,900. (817)240-7884. CLEWISTON Indivual acres for sale, 197 Taft St. 5 acres $60,000.; 630 Romero St. 3.75 acres with trailer $50, 000.; 10 individual 1.25 acres $9,000 each acre lot.; 165 and 175 Verda St. sale $90,000. farm that includes double wide trailer, all animals, stables. Qualify nancing available. Call 786-253-7114 (Spanish) or 786-270-6689 (English). LABELLE Nice 3br/2ba w/d, d/w, Ctrl. ac, 2.5 acres, fenced, deck, pets OK. $900/mo. + $900 sec. & last month. (239) 910-5115. All homes reduced to sell. Very easy nancing. 3br and 4br Jacobsen models. Call Dwight 863-228-0506 or 862-677-1114 Large 4br, 2bath doublewide located on 1/2 acre lot in Horseshoe Acres. Easy credit approval, ready to move in. Call Dwight 863-228-0506 or 862-677-1114 Wanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2009-CA-000871 BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP Plaintiff -vsQuirino J. Ortega; Tracy Ortega; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated April 11, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2009CA-000871 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP, Plaintiff and Quirino J. Ortega 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 July 10, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 16, THE WOODLAND II SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 12, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN YEAR: 1996, MAKE: MERIT, VIN#: FLFIMLCP34614322A AND VIM: FLHMLCP34614322B, MANUFACTURED HOME, WHICH IS PERMANENTLY AFFIXED TO THE ABOVE DESCRIBED LANDS. AS SUCH IT IS DEEMED TO BE A FIXTURE AND A PART OF THE REAL ESTATE.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 BY: /s/ J. Bevis DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 441333 CN 6/6,13/2013 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: Neil T. Little 4057 Caloosa Loop LaBelle FL 33935 Palena R. Dorsey 210 N. Palomino St Clewiston FL 33440 Joseph M. Moulton 814 Della Tobias Ave Clewiston FL 33440 You are hereby noti ed that your eligibility to vote is in question. You are required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Hendry County, Florida, no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this published notice to receive the information regarding the basis for your potential ineligibility and the procedure to resolve this matter. Failure to respond may result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor, and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. Call 863-983-5230 or 863-983-1592. El Aviso se da por Este Medio: Este aviso es para usted que su eligibilidad de votar esta en cuestion. Usted tiene que comunicarse con el Supervisor de Elecciones, del condado de Hendry, Florida, antes de 30 dias despues de la fecha de este anuncio publicado para recibir la informacion al respecto de su inelegibilidad potencial y procedimiento de resolver este caso. Si no responde, puede dar lugar a una determinacion dela ineligibilidad por el Supervisor, y su nombre sera quitado del sistema estatal del registro de votantes. telefono 863-983-5230 or 863-983-1592. Brenda K. Hoots Supervisor of Elections PO Box 174 LaBelle, FL 33975 Hendry County, Florida F.S. 98.075 444509 CN 6/6/2013 NOTICE: AUCTION on Friday, June 14th, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at 1233 N.W. Avenue L. Belle Glade, Florida. • Property of: Curtis Brown, Miscellaneous boxes and TV • Property of: Vontrecia Hodges Miscellaneous boxes, 2 mattress set, bird cage • Property of: Rashunda Vickers 3 way mirror and Christmas tree 444749 SUN 6/6,13/2013 LEGAL NOTICE The following vehicles will be sold at public auction on June 17th, 2013 @ 10 a.m. at Clewiston Towing, 600 E Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston, FL 33440 2006 Canam, VIN: RFLMA05C86A039986 2004 Chevy, VIN: 1GCEC14X14Z320858 1996 Honda, VIN: 1HGEJ6228TL039539 ***We have to right to refuse any and all bids*** 444945 CN 6/6/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2010-CA-000979 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff; vs. JAMES P. GRIFFITH, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated March 12, 2013 and entered in Case No. 26-2010CA-000979 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and JAMES P. GRIFFITH; SUSAN G. GRIFFITH; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAMING 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 SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; PRIME ACCEPTANCE CORP.; 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 10th day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forum said Final Judgment: LOT 83, IN SEVEN K ESTATES, UNIT NO. 3, A SUBDIVISION IN A PORTION OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT ROOK 4, PAGE 87, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: 1998, CRESCENT, VIN# FLAI4613008A & FLA14613008B, A/K/A 329 KILPATRICK LOOP, 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 March 13, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Cler k Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10071870 WELLELPS-F1-1A--Team 1 F10071870**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, 700 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. 439109 CN 6/6,13/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA In Re: Guardianship for minor child Case No. 2012-GA-296 NOTICE TO INDIVIDUAL Mario Luis Penaloza Petition for Appointment of Guardian of Minor has been led in Santa Rosa County, Florida on August 29, 2012. If you have any objections, please write or contact the Santa Rosa County Courthouse, P.O. Box 472, Milton, FL 32572 at (850) 981-5584 within 30 days. Attorney for Guardian T. Rhett Smith Florida Bar No: 843083 SMITH & LILES, P.A. P.O. Box 1713 Pensacola, FL 32591-1713 (850) 438-1220 442632 CN 5/23,30;6/6,13/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2008-CA-000927 CITIBANK N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR CERTIFICATE HOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST 2007-SD3, ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-SD3, Plaintiff, vs. EDUARDO GUILLEN et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated May 20, 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-SW, 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 at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OP 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 26th day of June, 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 VENTURE 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 Pend.ens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on May 23, 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 F08073225 EMC-CONV-Team 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 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-9554770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 444351 CN 5/30;6/6/2013NOTICE OF MEETING A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Barron-Hilliard-Alico Cooperative Drainage Plan will be held at 9:00 a.m. Thursday, June 20, 2013, at the Barron Water Control District Of ce, 3293 Dellwood Terrace, Port LaBelle, Florida, to conduct routine business. This meeting is open to the public. Lester B. 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NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF DEVIL’S GARDEN WATER CONTROL DISTRICT YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of DEVIL’S GARDEN WATER CONTROL DISTRICT will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 10:30 A.M. at the of ces of Barron Water Control District, 3293 Dellwood Terrace, LaBelle, Florida, for the purpose of: 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 herein referred, he or she may need to ensure that verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the District Administrator at (239) 226-2000 at least ve (5) days prior to the date of the proceeding. DATED this 6th day of May 2013. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF DEVIL’ S GARDEN WATER CONTROL DISTRICT 443008 CN 6/6/2013 NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF COLLINS SLOUGH WATER CONTROL DISTRICT YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of COLLINS SLOUGH WATER CONTROL DISTRICT will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 11:30 A.M. in the of ces of Barron Water Control District, 3293 Dellwood Terrace, LaBelle, Florida 33935. 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 herein referred, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the District Administrator at (239) 226-2000 at least ve (5) days prior to the date of the proceeding. DATED this 6th day of May 2013. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF COLLINS SLOUGH WATER CONTROL DISTRICT 443010 CN 6/6/2013 NOTICE OF ANNUAL LANDOWNERS MEETING OF COLLINS SLOUGH WATER CONTROL DISTRICT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all owners of lands located within the boundaries of COLLINS SLOUGH WATER CONTROL DISTRICT that, pursuant to applicable laws, a Meeting of the Landowners’ of COLLINS SLOUGH WATER CONTROL DISTRICT will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at the of ces of Barron Water Control District, 3293 Dellwood Terrace, LaBelle, Florida, for the purpose of: 1. Electing Supervisors; 2. Receiving Annual Reports and taking such action with respect thereto as the Landowners may determine; and 3. Transacting such other business as may properly come before the meeting. If a person decides to appeal the decision of the Board of Supervisors with respect to any matter considered at the public meeting herein referred, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. Pursuant to the provisions of the American with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the District at (239) 226-2000 at least ve (5) days prior to the date of proceeding. DATED this 6th day of May 2013. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF COLLINS SLOUGH WATER CONTROL DISTRICT 443009 CN 5/30;6/6/2013 NOTICE OF ANNUAL LANDOWNERS MEETING OF DEVIL’S GARDEN WATER CONTROL DISTRICT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all owners of lands located within the boundaries of DEVIL’S GARDEN WATER CONTROL DISTRICT that, pursuant to applicable laws, a Meeting of the Landowners’ of DEVIL’S GARDEN WATER CONTROL DISTRICT will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. at the of ces of Barron Water Control District, 3293 Dellwood Terrace, LaBelle, Florida, for the purpose of: 1. Electing Supervisors; 2. Receiving Annual Reports and taking such action with respect therein as the Landowners may determine; and 3. Transacting such other business as may properly come before the meeting, If a person decides to appeal the decision of the Board of Supervisors with respect to any matter considered at the public meeting herein referred, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. Pursuant to the provisions of the American with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the District at (239), 226-2000 at least ve (5) days prior to the date of proceeding. DATED this 6th day of May, 2013. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF DEVIL’S GARDEN WATER CONTROL DISTRICT 443007 CN 5/30;6/6/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT RJS Realty 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 493 2008 1334528-A0000020000 Delta Aggrigate, LLC The South 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2013 which is the 27th day of June, 2013. Dated this 15th day of May, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 443872 CN 5/23,5/30 & 6/6,6/13/2013 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2013 which is the 27th day of June, 2013. Dated this 15th day of May, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 443873 CN 5/23,5/30 & 6/6,6/13/2013 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 2533 2007 2024329-28000000530 Mary Culliver Est. c/o Brenda K. Kendrick Lot 162, FORD PARK SUBDIVISION, Section 1, 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 June, 2013 which is the 27th day of June, 2013. Dated this 15th day of May, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 443875 CN 5/23,5/30 & 6/6,6/13/2013 REQUEST FOR BIDS SUPPLY AVIATION FUELS TO HENDRY COUNTY BID NUMBER: 2013-21 OPENING DATE AND TIME: June 7, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, to “Supply Aviation Fuels to Hendry County”. In order to be considered, bids must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk’s Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by June 7, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, by calling (863) 675-5220 or by emailing jmcelhaney@hendry a.net. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this Bid, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. Karson Turner, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 443341 CN/CB 5/16,23,30;6/6/2013 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 1819 2009 1254432-A0002510100 Jesus Varela, Miguel Mantilla And Iris Mantilla a/k/a Iris de Castro Mantilla The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter 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 East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 4965, 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 June, 2013 which is the 27th day of June, 2013. Dated this 15th day of May, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 443878 CN 5/23,5/30 & 6/6,6/13/2013 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 1402 2009 1144432-A0002590100 Argelio A. & Magaly G. Rivas The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 2869, 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 June, 2013 which is the 27th day of June, 2013. Dated this 15th day of May, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 443841 CN 5/23,5/30 & 6/6,6/13/2013 NOTICE 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, June 26, 2013_ at 7 pm at the Conference Room, 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. 444804 CN 6,6,13/2013 BOLLES DRAINAGE DISTRICT NOTICE BUDGET HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 75-383, FLORIDA ACTS OF 1975, THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF BOLLES DRAINAGE DISTRICT HAS CAUSED TO BE PREPARED A BUDGET OF THE COST OF MAINTAINING AND OPERATING ALL OF THE WORK AND IMPROVEMENTS OF THE DISTRICT FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2013 AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2014; THE SAME MAY BE EXAMINED AT UNITED STATES SUGAR CORPORATION 1995 W. US HIGHWAY 27, CLEWISTON, FLORIDA. THE DIRECTORS OF BOLLES DRAINAGE DISTRICT WILL MEET AT UNITED STATES SUGAR CORPORATION OFFICE, 1995 W. US HIGHWAY 27, CLEWISTON, FLOIRDA 33440 ON JUNE 11, 2013 AT 11:15 A.M. FOR THE PURPOSE OF HEARING OBJECTIONS AND COMPLAINTS WITH RESPECT TO SAID BUDGET. BOARD OF DIRECTORS BOLLES DRAINAGE DISTRICT RUBEN RIFA, CHAIRMAN 444865 CN 6/6/2013 RITTA DRAINAGE DISTRICT NOTICE BUDGET HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 75-383, FLORIDA ACTS OF 1975, THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF RITTA DRAINAGE DISTRICT HAS CAUSED TO BE PREPARED A BUDGET OF THE COST OF MAINTAINING AND OPERATING ALL OF THE WORK AND IMPROVEMENTS OF THE DISTRICT FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2013 AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2014; THE SAME MAY BE EXAMINED AT UNITED STATES SUGAR CORPORATION OFFICE, 1995 W. US HIGHWAY 27, CLEWISTON, FLORIDA 33440. THE DIRECTORS OF RITTA DRAINAGE DISTRICT WILL MEET AT UNITED STATES SUGAR CORPORATION OFFICE 1995 W. US HIGHWAY 27, CLEWISTON, FLORIDA 33440 ON JUNE 11, 2013 AT 11:30 A.M. FOR THE PURPOSE OF HEARING OBJECTIONS AND COMPLAINTS WITH RESPECT TO SAID BUDGET. BOARD OF DIRECTORS RITTA DRAINAGE DISTRICT STEVE STILES, CHAIRMAN 444868 CN/BGS 6/6/2013 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS HENDRY COUNTY EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE RFP NUMBER 2013-19 Hendry County is seeking companies interested in providing employee health, dental, life and vision insurance for the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners, Hendry County Tax Collector, Hendry County Clerk of Court, Hendry County Property Appraiser and Hendry County Supervisor of Elections. Companies interested in offering group employee insurance policies and employee assistance plans should contact the County’s broker of record, Albritton Insurance Services, LLC, 204 N. 6th Avenue, Wauchula, FL 33873, www.albrittonins.com Phone: (863) 773-4101, by June 13, 2013, to obtain an RFP packet. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFP, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this RFP, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Karson Turner, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 445074 CN/CB 6/6/2013 NOTICE OF BUDGET WORKSHOP/SPECIAL MEETING The Board of Supervisors for the Central County Water Control District will be holding a budget workshop/special meeting on Wednesday June 12, 2012 at 6:00 pm, at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street. The purpose of this workshop/special meeting will be to discuss the District’s budget and any other business which comes before the Board. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard with r espect to the proposed budget. Interested persons may appear on their own behalf or by agent or attorney. If anyone decides to appeal a decision made by the Board with respect to any matters considered at the meeting or hearing, a record of the proceeding will be needed for the appeal and that for such purposes, may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: IF YOU REQUIRE SPECIAL AID OR SERVICES AS ADDRESSED IN THE AMERICAN DISABILITIES ACT, PLEASE CONTACT THE DISTRICT CLERK’S OFFICE AT (863)983-5797, NO LESS THAN FIVE (5) DAYS PRIOR TO THE ABOVE STATED HEARING DATE. CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT 444735 CN 6/6/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 262013CA000093CAAXMX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Petitioner V S. IVAN HERNANDEZ; IVETTE MUNOZ: ELIZABET HERNANDEZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ELIZABET HERNANDEZ; UNKNOWN PERSONS) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 20, 2013, and entered in Case No. 262013CA000093CAAXMX, and entered in Case No. 262013CA000093CAAXMX, of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is Plaintiff and IVAN HERNANDEZ; IVETTE MUNOZ; ELIZABET HERNANDEZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ELIZABET HERNANDEZ; UNKNOWN PERSONS) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; arc defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 2ND FLOOR HALLWAY, IN FRONT OF OFFICE OP CLERK OF COURTS, ADMINISTRATION BLDG, HENDRY CO, COURT SE, AT 25 E. HICKPOCHEE, LABELLE IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA 33935, at 11:00 A ,M., on the 10th day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 8, BLOCK 27, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 37, 38, 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THE MOBILE HOME PERMANENTLY AFFIXED TO THE LAND. A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must tile a claim with 60 days after the sale. Dated this 21 day of May, 2013. BARBARA S. BUTLER As Clerk of said Court By: /S/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk T his notice is provided pursuant to A dministrative Order No. 2.065 In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in Order to participate in this proceeding, you arc entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact Dawn Oliver, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida 33935, and whose telephone number is (863) 675-5229, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation lithe time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you arc hearing or voice impaired, call 711, Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000 Plantation, FL 33324 T elephone: (954) 382-3486 T elefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 Designated service email: notice@kahaneandassociates.corn FILENO 12-08119 444174 CN 6/6,13/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013-49 CP Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF MARY K. JONES Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Mary K. Jones, deceased, whose date of death was September 21, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Hendry County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. 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 June 6th, 2013. Personal Representative: Thomas Wayne Conner 850 County Road 78 LaBelle, Florida 33935 Attorney for Personal Representative: Ralph Elver, Florida Bar #: 215848 Attorney for Thomas Wayne Conner RALPH ELVER, P.A. P.O. Drawer 2280, LaBelle, FL 33975 Telephone: (863) 675-5800 Fax: (863) 675-4998 E-Mail: e-service@ralphelverpa.com Secondary E-Mail: ralph@labellelaw.com 444942 CB 6/6,13/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2013-23CP IN RE: Estate of GERALD RASHO KROWLEK, a/k/a GERALD R. KROWLEK Deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of GERALD RASHO KROWLEK, a/k/a GERALD R. KROWLEK, deceased, whose date of death was April 9, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Glades County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 500 Avenue J, Moore Haven, FL 33471. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must le their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and 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 STATUTES WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The rst publication date of this notice is: May 30, 2013. Personal Representative: MARY E. MAGEE 1083 Elm Street Okeechobee, FL 34974 Attorney for Personal Representative: COLIN M. CAMERON 200 N.E. 4th Avenue Okeechobee, FL 34972 (863) 763-8600 Fla. Bar No. 270441 colin@ccameronlaw.com 444264 GCD 5/30;6/6/2013 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: TIMS TOWING & RECOVERY gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 06/21/2013, 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. 2001 KIA KNAGD124415073270 445054 CN 6/6/2013PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE (Posted June 6, 2013) Notice is hereby given that the SCHOOL BOARD of BELLE GLADE EXCEL CHARTER SCHOOL will hold a MEETING Wednesday, June 12, 2013, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the PEPPI HEAD START CENTER, 301 Southwest 8th St., Belle Glade, FL 33430. 444944 BGS 6/6/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! Theclassifiedads Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! Theclassifiedads Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee June 6, 2013

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GLADEVIEW WATER CONTROL DISTRICT NOTICE OF 2013 ANNUAL LANDOWNERS MEETING AND BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all owners of lands located within the boundaries of the GLADEVIEW WATER CONTROL DISTRICT that, pursuant to applicable laws, a meeting of the landowners of the GLADEVIEW WATER CONTROL DISTRICT will be held on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at the Sugar Farms Co-op, Atlantic Sugar Mill Road, Belle Glade, Florida, for the following purposes: 1. Electing Supervisor(s); 2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as the landowners may determine; and 3. Transacting such other business as may properly come before the meeting. The Board of Supervisors meeting will commence immediately thereafter and the purpose of this meeting is to adopt a budget for scal year 2013-2014 and to transact any and all business that may come before the Board. If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board of Supervisors with respect to any matter considered at these meetings, 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. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the District’s Attorney, Charles F. Schoech, at (561) 655-0620 at least ve (5) calendar days prior to the Meeting. DATED this Friday, the 31st day of May, 2013. BY: Charles F. Schoech, Esq. 444500 BGS 6/6,13/2013 INVITATION FOR BIDS Moore Haven Middle/High School Replacement GMP Phase 1. Sealed Bids will be received by the Construction Manager at the of ce of Manhattan Construction (Florida), Inc., 3940 Prospect Avenue, Suite 101, at 3:00 p.m. on June 10, 2013 for the following Bid Packages: BP#2A Demucking, Compacted Fill Replacement & Erosion Control BP#2B Building & Site Demolition BP#2C Site Utilities BP#2D Tree Protection, Removals & Pruning BP#15A Plumbing BP#15B HVAC BP#16A Electrical All Bids must be on a lump sum basis; segregated bids will not be accepted. Bidders shall submit a complete “Bidder Pre-Quali cation” form to Manhattan Construction (Florida), Inc., two days prior to the time designated for bid receipt. A copy of the Pre-Quali cation form is bound within the Bid Documents. Access to our virtual plan room on isqft.com with all bidding information, can be obtained by contacting Lyn Ross via emai l at lross@manhattanconstruction.com. Bids must be submitted on an exact reproduction of the bid forms supplied on our plan room. Bids must be submitted in sealed envelopes plainly marked as to Bid Package and Subcontractor’s Name. The Owner and Construction Manager reserve the right to waive any or all irregularities and informalities and to reject any or all proposals for any reason. The Construction Manager will evaluate all proposals received and will award the Subcontract in accordance with its best interests, based upon such evaluation in its sole discretion. 445059 CN 6/6/2013 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 1304 2009 1134432-A0001750100 Latin Mission Ministries Inc. The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southwest 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 3027, 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 June, 2013 which is the 6th day of June, 2013. Dated this 24th day of April, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court 443840 CN 5/16,5/23 & 6/6,6/13/2013 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 1914 2009 1274432-A0000230000 Jacinto Tomas Corzo Jr & Graciela Acosta The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 801 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 June, 2013 which is the 27th day of June, 2013. Dated this 15th day of May, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 443870 CN 5/23,5/30 & 6/6,6/13/2013 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 1921 2009 1274432-A0000430000 Pierre N. & Yolaine Sylne The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 752 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 June, 2013 which is the 27th day of June, 2013. Dated this 15th day of May, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 443871 CN 5/23,5/30 & 6/6,6/13/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV,LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 844 2007 1334331-A0000350000 Nashad H Chowdhury The West one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 33, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. LESS the West 18 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road for the North 30 feet thereof and the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 131 and Tract 132, LESS the West 18 feet thereof. PIONEER PLANTATION, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2013 which is the 27th day of June, 2013. Dated this 15th day of May, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 443874 CN 5/23,5/30 & 6/6,6/13/2013 HIGHLAND GLADES WATER CONTROL DISTRICT NOTICE OF 2013 ANNUAL LANDOWNERS MEETING & BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all owners of lands located within the boundaries of the HIGHLAND GLADES WATER CONTROL DISTRICT that, pursuant to applicable laws, a meeting of the landowners of the HIGHLAND GLADES WATER CONTROL DISTRICT will be held on Monday, June 17, 2013 at 2:00 p.m at the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative, 3rd Floor, West Sugar House Road, Belle Glade, Florida, for the following purposes: 1. Electing Supervisor(s); 2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as the landowners may determine; and 3. Transacting such other business as may properly come before the meeting. The Board of Supervisors meeting will commence immediately thereafter and the purpose of this meeting is to approve the budget and set the nonad valorem assessment rate for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 and to transact any and all business that may come before the Board. If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board of Supervisors with respect to any matter considered at these meetings, 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. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the District’s Attorney, Charles F. Schoech, at (561) 655-0620 at least ve (5) calendar days prior to the Meeting. DATED this Monday, the 20th day of May, 2013. By: Charles F. Schoech, Esq. 443979 BGS 5/30/6/6/2013 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 3146 2008 2024329-670000C0130 Mamie Nelson & Timothy Williams & Julisa Mobley & Barbara Gooden & David Nelson & Timothy Williams Lots 23 and 24, Block C, SUNSET PARK SUBDIVISION, a subdivision in the West one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 8, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 1, Public Records, 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 June, 2013 which is the 27th day of June, 2013. Dated this 15th day of May, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 443839 CN 5/23,30 & 6/6,13/2013 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 1677 2009 1244432-A0000110100 Carminito Fond-Rose The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof and SUBJECT to an easement for a drainage canal of the South 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5372, 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 June, 2013 which is the 27th day of June, 2013. Dated this 15th day of May, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 443867 CN 5/23,5/30 & 6/6,6/13/2013 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PURSUANT TO A WRIT OF EXECTUION heretofore issued out of the Circuit Court, Hendry County, Florida, Case number: 2008-832CA on February 11, 2013 in the matter of Crop Production Services, Inc. F/K/A UAP Distribution, Inc., as plaintiff and D & G Farming, Inc., and David Herrera a/k/a David Herrera, Sr. as defendant, I Steve Whidden, as Sheriff of Hendry County, Florida, have levied upon all the right, title and interest of the defendant, to-wit: 2004 Beige Chevrolet Tahoe, vehicle identi cation number: 1GNEK13Z64R166936. and on July 11, 2013, at 11:00am, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, I will, at the Hendry County Sheriff’s Of ce, located at 101 S. Bridge Street LaBelle, Florida offer the above described property for sale at public outcry and sell the same, subject to ALL prior liens, if any, to the highest and best bidder for CASH IN HAND, plus Florida State Sales Tax, if applicable, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and satisfaction of the above described execution. The above described property may be viewed up to 30 minutes prior to the scheduled sale time by contacting Lt. Andy Lewis at the Hendry County Sheriff’s of ce. IN accordance with American with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall contact the individual or agency sending notice not later than seven days prior to the proceeding at the address given on notice. Telephone (904) 257-6097; 1-9=800-955-87671 (+TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay Service.Steve Whidden as Sheriff Hendry County, Florida By: Lt. Andy Lewis 444767 CN 6/6,13,20,27/2013 DISSTON ISLAND CONSERVANCY DISTRICT NOTICE BUDGET HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 75-383, FLORIDA ACTS OF 1975, THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF DISSTON ISLAND CONSERVANCY DISTRICT HAS CAUSED TO BE PREPARED A BUDGET OF THE COST OF MAINTAINING AND OPERATING ALL OF THE WORK AND IMPROVEMENTS OF THE DISTRICT FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2013 AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2014; THE SAME MAY BE EXAMINED AT UNITED STATES SUGAR CORPORATION OFFICE, 1995 W. US HIGHWAY 27, CLEWISTON, FLORIDA. THE DIRECTORS OF DISSTON ISLAND CONSERVANCY DISTRICT WILL MEET AT UNITED STATES SUGAR CORPORATION OFFICE, 1995 W. US HIGHWAY 27, CLEWISTON, FLOIRDA 33440 ON JUNE 11, 2013 AT 11:00 A.M. FOR THE PURPOSE OF HEARING OBJECTIONS AND COMPLAINTS WITH RESPECT TO SAID BUDGET. BOARD OF DIRECTORS DISSTON ISLAND CONSERVANCY DISTRICT SAM WILLIAMS, CHAIRMAN 444866 CN/GCD 6/6/2013 NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Florida Department of Transportation Project Bids will be received by the District One Of ce until 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, June 20, 2013, for the following Proposals: E1M72 Signalization, milling and resurfacing, sidewalks and signing and pavement marking for approximately 0.163 miles on State Road 25 (U.S. 27) at the intersection of State Road 542 (Dundee Road), in Polk County. Budget Amount $249,783.33 E1M90 Drainage improvements, milling and resurfacing, base work, curb and gutters, sidewalks, signing and pavement marking and utility modi cations on State Road 45 (U.S. 41), from 19th Avenue West northerly approximately 0.053 miles, to 18th Avenue Drive West in the City of Bradenton, Manatee County. Budget Amount $239,911.25 E1M96-R0 Asphalt Repair. Sarasota and Manatee Counties. Budget Amount: $200,000.00 4440 CN/CB 5/30;6/6/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1595 2007 1254432-A0002700100 Gary Scott Miller The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 4966, 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 June, 2013 which is the 27th day of June, 2013. Dated this 15th day of May, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 443877 CN 5/23,5/30 & 6/6,6/13/2013 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 2574 2007 2024329-670000B0260 Daisy W. Hill & Alice M. Britten Lots 39, 40, 41 and 42, Block B, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2013 which is the 27th day of June, 2013. Dated this 15th day of May, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 443879 CN 5/23,5/30 & 6/6,6/13/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2561 2007 2024329-670000A0090 Sylvia Green & Susie Davis Lots 19 and 20, Block A, SUNSET PARK, a 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of June, 2013 which is the 27th day of June, 2013. Dated this 15th day of May, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 443876 CN 5/23,5/30 & 6/6,6/13/2013 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 1689 2009 1244432-A0000430000 Orlando Naranjo Jr. TR & Aida Naranjo Casanova TR The North 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 5329, 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 June, 2013 which is the 27th day of June, 2013. Dated this 15th day of May, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 443869 CN 5/23,5/30 & 6/6,6/13/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! 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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the 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 1688 2009 1244432-A0000400100 Orlando Naranjo Jr. TR & Aida Naranjo Casanova TR The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest 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 5344, 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 June, 2013 which is the 27th day of June, 2013. Dated this 15th day of May, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 443868 CN 5/23,5/30 & 6/6,6/13/2013 SHAWANO WATER CONTROL DISTRICT NOTICE OF 2013 ANNUAL LANDOWNERS MEETING & BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all owners of lands located within the boundaries of the SHAWANO WATER CONTROL DISTRICT that, pursuant to applicable laws, a meeting of the landowners of the SHAWANO WATER CONTROL DISTRICT is scheduled for Friday, June 28, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. at the Sugar Farms Co-op, Atlantic Sugar Mill Road, Belle Glade, Florida 33430, for the following purposes: 1. Electing Supervisor(s); 2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as the landowners may determine; and 3. Transacting such other business as may properly come before the meeting. The Board of Supervisors meeting will commence immediately thereafter and the purpose of this meeting is to adopt a budget for scal year 2013-2014 and to transact any and all business that may come before the Board. If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board of Supervisors with respect to any matter considered at these meetings, 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. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the District’s Attorney, Charles F. Schoech, at (561) 655-0620 at least ve (5) calendar days prior to the Meeting. DATED this Friday, the 31st day of May, 2013. BY: Charles F. Schoech, Esq. 444501 BGS 6/6,13/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 2011CA18 GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA, a political subdivision of the State of Florida, Plaintiff, v. JEFFREY N. SANFORD, TINA M. SANFORD, DONALD O’BRIAN, TIFFANY O’BRAIN LAURA REED a/k/a LORA KRISTINA REED, KIMBERLY MCDANIELS, DAVID B. KAGAN, DMD PROFIT SHARING TRUST, KRISTINE DAGLIAN, DON R. BARTON, DAVID KAGAN, and DANIEL REYNOLDS, Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on May 24, 2013, by the above titled Court in the above styled case, the undersigned Clerk of Court or any of her duly authorized deputies, will sell the property situated in Glades County, Florida, described as: A parcel of land in Section 14, Township 42 South, Range 32 east, Glades County, Florida, lying partly in Tracts 2 and partly in Tract 5, according to survey and plat by T.E. Frederick, C.E., as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 28 of DeSoto County Public Records (now Glades County), and being more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest corner of said Tract 2; thence North 8948’04” East along the North boundary of said Tract 2 a distance of 1230.00 feet to the Point of Beginning of this description; thence continuing North 8948’04” East along said North boundary of Tract 2 a distance of 562.21 feet; thence South 3905’19” West a distance of 374.99 feet to a point in the North boundary of Tract 5; thence South 4011’58” West a distance of 235.01 feet; thence North 4248’02” West a distance of 259.70 feet; thence North 029’27” East a distance of 278.07 feet to the said Point of Beginning at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash on July 9, 2013 at 11:00AM at Glades County Courthouse, 500 Ave. J, Moore Haven, FL 33471, Front steps of courthouse subject to all ad valorem taxes and assessments for the real property described above. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (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 DAWN OLIVER, COURT OPERATIONS MANAGER, WHOSE OFFICE IS LOCATED AT THE HENDRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, E. HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LABELLE, FLORIDA 33935, AND WHOSE TELEPHONE NUMBER IS (863)675-5229, AT LEAST 7 DAYS BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED COURT APPEARANCE, OR IMMEDIATELY UPON RECEIVING THIS NOTIFICATION IF THE TIME BEFORE THE SCHEDULED APPEARANCE IS LESS THAN 7 DAYS; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL 711. Dated on May 30, 2013. Sandra Brown Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: Tina Espinosa Deputy Clerk 444967 CN 6/6,13/2013 HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULES SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty, Jr. DATE: 6/25/13 SUBJECT AREA: 145Computer Technology and Networks (Rule establishes the policy for computer technology and networks) 146Use of Technology By Students (Rule establishes the policy for use of technology by students) 147Use of Personally Owned Wireless Communication Devices (Rule establishes the policy for use of personally owned wireless communication devices) 148Student Use of Personally Owned Wireless Communication Devices (Rule establishes the policy for student use of personally owned wireless communication devices) 149Use of Cameras and Recording Devices (Rule establishes the policy for use of cameras and recording devices) 150Staff Use of Social Networking Web Sites and Blogs (Rule establishes the policy for staff use of social networking web sites and blogs) 258Mandatory Reporting of Misconduct (Rule establishes the policy for mandatory reporting of misconduct) CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.43 F.S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.41 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. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revisions will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on June 25, 2013. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request 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 rules shall be led in the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S. 444107 CN 5/30;6/6,13 CB 6/13/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2012-CA-000432 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, VS. DEBORAH DOTSON et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated May 20, 2013 and entered in Case No. 26-2012CA-000432 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and DEBORAH DOTSON; THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVTSEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST KELLY DOTSON A/K/A NATHAN KELLY DOTSON A/K/A NATHAN K. DOTSON A/K/A KELLY N. DOTSON, DECEASED; DEBORAH KAY DOTSON A/K/A DEBORAH JAMESON DOTSON A/K/A DEBORAH DOTSON F/K/A DEBORAH KAY WRIGHT, AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF KELLY DOTSON A/K/A NATHAN KELLY DOTSON A/K/A NATHAN K. DOTSON A/K/A KELLY N. DOTSON, DECEASED; KELLI LYNN WESTFALL A/K/A KELLI D. WESTFALL A/K/A KELLY LYNN DOTSON A/K/A KELLY L. DOTSON, AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF KELLY DOTSON A/K/A NATHAN KELLY DOTSON A/K/A NATHAN K. DOTSON A/K/A KELLY N. DOTSON, DECEASED; CELEST FAITH DOTSON A/K/A CELEST F. DOTSON, AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF KELLY DOTSON A/K/A NATHAN KELLY DOTSON A/K/A NATHAN K. DOTSON AI( IA KELLY N. DOTSON, DECEASED; THOMAS E. PAYNE; JANE B. PAYNE; 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; 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 10th day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: BEGIN AT THE SECTION MONUMENT AT THE STATE ROAD 80 SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE AND THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST ONEQUARTER OF SECTION 28,TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN EAST, ALONG SAID STATE ROAD 80 RIGHT OF WAY, 2,393.04 FEET, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THEN CONTINUE ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY FOR A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET;THEN RUN SOUTHERLY 90 DEGREES FOR A DISTANCE OF 431 FEET, TO THE ABANDONED S.A.L. RAILROAD GRADE; THEN RUN WESTERLY, ALONG SAID RAILROAD GRADE, A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET; THEN RUN NORTHERLY 90 DEGREES TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. COMMONLY KNOWN AS LOT 26, HIGHWAY BUSINESS CENTER UNRECORDED A/K/A 5305 STATE ROAD 80, ALVA, FL 33920 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 May 21, 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 F11042004 WELLSLPS-SPECFNMA-R-mtomlinson-Team 1 F11042004 **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. 444169 CN 6/6,13/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2012-CA-000055 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff vs. MICHAEL A. MAURO, et al, Defendants NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pirsuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure of Order dated May 9, 2013, entered in Civil Case Number 26-2012CA-000055, in the Circuit Court for Hendry County, Floridam wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and MICHAEL A. MAURO, et al, are the Defendants, I will sell the property situated in Hendry County, Florida, described as: THE EAST ONE-HALF OF THE EAST ONE-HALF OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER. LESS THE SOUTH 25.00 FEET, RESERVED FOR PERPETUAL ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY PURPOSES, SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, ALSO KNOWN AS THE EAST ONE-HALF OF TRACT 102, LABELLE ACRES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION. SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT FOR UTILITIES AND INGRESS/ EGRESS OVER THE WESTERLY 15 FEET THEREOF AND OVER THE WESTERLY 30 FEET OF THE SOUTHERLY 30 FEET THEREOF. TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENT FOR UTILITIES AND INGRESS/ EGRESS OVER THE EASTERLY 15 FEET OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PARCEL: THE WEST ONE-HALF OF THE EAST ONE-HALF OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER, LESS THE SOUTH 25 FEET THEREOF FOR ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY, IN SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ALSO KNOWN AS THE WEST ONE-HALF OF TRACT 102, LABELLE ACRES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION. TOGETHER WITH 2002 NOBI MOBILE HOME ID # 60E41H16, TITLE # 87255243 AND ID # N810315B, TITLE # 87255177. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at Hendry County Courthouse, Highway 80 and Main Street, 2nd oor hallway, LaBelle, FL 33935 at 11:00 AM on the 26th day of June 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale DATED: May 10, 2013 “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, 25 EAST HICKPOOCHEE AVENUE, LaBelle, FL 33935-1760, telephone (863)675-5217, TDD 1-800-955 8771 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. Apre ako ki fet avek Americans With Disabilites Act, tout moun kin ginyin yun bezwen spesiyal pou akomodasiyon pou yo patisipe nan pwogram sa a dwe, nan yun tan rezonab an ninpot aranjman kapab fet, yo dwe kontakte Administrative Of ce Of The Court i nan nimero 25 EAST HICKPOOCHEE AVENUE, LaBelle. FL 33935-1760, telfon nam se (863)675-5217, oubyen TDD 1-800955-8771 oubyen 1-800-955-8770 i pasan pa Florida Relay Service. En accordance avec la Loi des “Americans With Disabilities”. Les personnes en besoin dune accomodation speciale pour participer a ces procedures doivent, dans tin temps raisonable, avante d’entreprendre aucune autre demarche, contacter l’of ce administrative de la Court situe au 25 EAST HICKPOOCHEE AVENUE, LaBelle, FL 33935-1760, le telephone (863)675-5217 TDD 1-800-955-8771 ou 1-800-955-8770 Via Florida Relay Service. De acuerdo con el Acto o Decreto de los Americanos con Impedimentos, Inhabilitados, personas cn necesidad del servicio especial para participar en este procedimiento debran, dentro de un tiempo razonable, antes de cualquier procedimiento, ponerse en contacto con la o cina Administrativa de la Corte 25 EAST HICKPOOCHEE AVENUE, LaBelle, FL 33935-1760, Telefono (863)675-5217, TDD 1-800-955-8770 o 1-800-955-8771 Via Florida Relay Service”. DWIGHT E. BROCK Hendry County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk 443838 CN 5/30;6/6/2013 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, 26 de junio 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. 444805 CN 6/6,13/2013 PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE AIR PERMIT Florida Department of Environmental Protection South District Of ce, Engineering and Permitting Section, Draft Air Construction Permit Project No. 0510003-056-AC United States Sugar Corporation, U.S. Sugar Clewiston Facility Hendry County, Florida Applicant: The applicant for this project is United States Sugar Corporation. The applicant’s authorized representative and mailing address is: Mr. Neil Smith, Vice President and General Manager, Sugar Manufacturing, United States Sugar Corporation, U.S. Sugar Clewiston Facility, 111 Ponce De Leon Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440. Facility Location: United States Sugar Corporation operates the existing U.S. Sugar Clewiston Facility, which is located in Hendry County at W.C. Owens Avenue and S.R. 832 in Clewiston, Florida. Project: The proposed project will replace the existing sides and rear waterwalls in Boiler No. 7 with modern membrane style waterwalls. This project is subject to preconstruction review under Rule 62-212, F.A.C. The project calculated a net increase in PSD pollutant emissions [35.4 tons per year (TPY) carbon monoxide, 3.35 TPY sulfur dioxide, 23.77 TPY nitrogen oxide, 1.67 TPY particulate matter, 2.17 TPY volatile organic compounds]. However, the net increases in emissions were under the PSD signi cant emissions rates. This project is not subject to prevention signi cant deterioration (PSD) permitting. This facility is a Title V major source of air pollution, a major source for hazardous air pollutants and a major source for PSD. This emissions unit is subject to Rule 62-296.410, F.A.C. (Carbonaceous Fuel Burning Equipment), 40 CFR 60 Subpart Db (Standards of Performance for Industrial-Commercial-Institutional Steam Generating Units) and 40 CFR 63 Subpart DDDDD (National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Major Sources: Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers and Process Heaters). Permitting Authority: Applications for air construction permits are subject to review in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 403, Florida Statutes (F.S.) and Chapters 62-4, 62-210 and 62-212 of the Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.). The proposed project is not exempt from air permitting requirements and an air permit is required to perform the proposed work. The Permitting Authority responsible for making a permit determination for this project is the Department of Environmental Protection’s Engineering and Permitting Section in the South District Of ce. The Permitting Authority’s physical address is: 2295 Victoria Avenue, Suite 364, Fort Myers, Florida 33901. The Permitting Authority’s mailing address is: P.O. Box 2549, Fort Myers, Florida 33902-2549. The Permitting Authority’s telephone number is (239) 344-5600. Project File: A complete project le is available for public inspection during the normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (except legal holidays), at the physical address indicated above for the Permitting Authority. The complete project le includes the Draft Permit, the Technical Evaluation and Preliminary Determination, the application and information submitted by the applicant (exclusive of con dential records under Section 403.111, F.S.). Interested persons may contact the Permitting Authority’s project engineer for additional information at the address and phone number listed above. In addition, electronic copies of these documents are available on the following web site: http://www.dep.state. .us/air/emission/apds/default.asp. Notice of Intent to Issue Air Permit: The Permitting Authority gives notice of its intent to issue an air construction permit to the applicant for the project described above. The applicant has provided reasonable assurance that operation of proposed equipment will not adversely impact air quality and that the project will comply with all appropriate provisions of Chapters 62-4, 62-204, 62-210, 62-212, 62-296 and 62-297, F.A.C. The Permitting Authority will issue a Final Permit in accordance with the conditions of the proposed Draft Permit unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is led under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. or unless public comment received in accordance with this notice results in a different decision or a signi cant change of terms or conditions. Comments: The Permitting Authority will accept written comments concerning the proposed Draft Permit for a period of 14 days from the date of publication of this Public Notice. Written comments must be received by the Permitting Authority by close of business (5:00 p.m.) on or before the end of the 14-day period. If written comments received result in a signi cant change to the Draft Permit, the Permitting Authority shall revise the Draft Permit and require, if applicable, another Public Notice. All comments led will be made available for public inspection. Petitions: A person whose substantial interests are affected by the proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative hearing in accordance with Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. The petition must contain the information set forth below and must be led with (received by) the Department’s Agency Clerk in the Of ce of General Counsel of the Department of Environmental Protection at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station #35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000 (Telephone: (850) 245-2241). Petitions led by any persons other than those entitled to written notice under Section 120.60(3), F.S. must be led within 14 days of publication of this Public Notice or receipt of a written notice, whichever occurs rst. Under Section 120.60(3), F.S., however, any person who asked the Permitting Authority for notice of agency action may le a petition within 14 days of receipt of that notice, regardless of the date of publication. A petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above, at the time of ling. The failure of any person to le a petition within the appropriate time period shall constitute a waiver of that person’s right to request an administrative determination (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., or to intervene in this proceeding and participate as a party to it. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the approval of the presiding of cer upon the ling of a motion in compliance with Rule 28-106.205, F.A.C. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Permitting Authority’s action is based must contain the following information: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agency’s le or identi cation number, if known; (b) The name, address and telephone number of the petitioner; the name address and telephone number of the petitioner’s representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioner’s substantial rights will be affected by the agency determination; (c) A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the agency action or proposed decision; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so state; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the speci c facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modi cation of the agency’s proposed action; (f) A statement of the speci c rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modi cation of the agency’s proposed action including an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the speci c rules or statutes; and, (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action the petitioner wishes the agency to take with respect to the agency’s proposed action. A petition that does not dispute the material facts upon which the Permitting Authority’s action is based shall state that no such facts are in dispute and otherwise shall contain the same information as set forth above, as required by Rule 28-106.301, F.A.C. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate nal agency action, the ling of a petition means that the Permitting Authority’s nal action may be different from the position taken by it in this Public Notice of Intent to Issue Air Permit. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such nal decision of the Permitting Authority on the application have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. Mediation: Mediation is not available for this proceeding. 445004 CN/CB 6/6/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shhfit! Find it faster. 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18 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee June 6, 2013 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will host a free hunter safety course on June 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Glades County. Participants must successfully complete the online portion of the course prior to attending and bring the nal Web report to the FWC course on June 8. It does not have to be notarized. Students will learn about hunting laws, safe gun handling and hunter ethics/responsibility, among other topics, before taking the nal test. The course also includes live ring instruction on a shooting range. The class is at the Glades County Sheriff's Of ce Shooting Range in Moore Haven on Gun Club Road (north of the city barn), three miles north of U.S. 27 on State Road 78, and six miles south of Lakeport, near the Fisheating Creek entrance. Participants can sign up at MyFWC.com/ HunterSafety or by calling the FWC's South Region Of ce at 561-625-5122. Links to the online part of the course and a statewide schedule of hunter safety classes are available at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety. Parents or legal guardians must accompany children under 16 years of age to all classes. To participate in live- re exercises, children under 18 years old must present a parental release form signed by a parent or legal guardian. Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must pass an approved hunter safety course and have a hunting license to hunt alone (unsupervised). Hunter safety course offered in Glades County In celebration of national "529 College Savings Day," the Executive Of ce of the Governor and the Florida Prepaid College Board are working together to increase awareness among Florida families about the importance of saving for children's higher education expenses. To encourage more families to take the important rst step and begin saving now, the Florida Prepaid College Board will waive the $50 application fee for all Florida 529 Savings Plan accounts opened through June 30, 2013. Governor Rick Scott said, "My priority is to make sure that every Florida family can nd a job and get a great education while enjoying a low cost of living. I am happy that the Florida Prepaid College Board is working to make the dream of college a reality for families all across Florida. We must continue to encourage all families to save for higher education while keeping college affordable in the Sunshine State. Which is why we must hold the line on tuition, Florida should be proud that we have one of the most affordable high-quality college and university systems in the country now also offering $10,000 baccalaureate degree programs." In a continued effort to provide families with sound investment options and opportunities for meaningful growth, the Florida 529 Savings Plan has further diversi ed its available equity options. The Board is pleased to announce six new investment options to provide families increased exibility in preparing for future education costs. Now offering a total of 11 investment options, families have the opportunity to choose from a greater variety of portfolios and investment funds based on personal preference and savings goals. "Higher education is one of the best investments a person can make in a lifetime and any step a family can take to help secure funds for their children's higher education is invaluable," said Board Chair Duane Ottenstroer. "A Florida 529 Savings Plan allows parents, of all income levels, the ability to work within their budget to set aside funds that will serve as a platform in supporting their loved one's greatest aspirations." A tax-advantaged investment plan, Florida 529 Savings Plans are designed to encourage saving for future higher education expenses. Withdrawals from 529 plans for quali ed education expenses, such as tuition, fees, housing and textbooks are free from federal income tax. To open an account, families make an initial deposit o f $250 or set up a monthly investment for as little as $25 a month and future contributions are not bound by structured payment schedules. Additional contributions can be made at any time and by anyone, providing a great opportunity for friends and family to invest in a child's future education. To learn more about Florida 529 Savings Plan and purchase today, visit www.Florida529SavingsPlan.com. Prepaid College Plan offers enrollment waiver To help educate the public on ways to prevent falls, health care experts with Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition's Step WiseLee program and Lee Memorial Trauma Services are hosting a free program on Wednesday, June 12, at 10:30 a.m. at the Barron Library, 461 Main St. in LaBelle, Fla. The presentation will focus on steps for preventing falls. Topics to be covered include: Ways to improve balance and gait to prevent falls; How medications and side effects can lead to falls; How vision problems can contribute to falls; Steps to increase exercise and reduce fall risk; Information on "Moving for Better Balance Classes"; Blood pressure and risk of falls; and, How to reduce risks around the home. "Falls are both unintentional and preventable," says Mark Tesoro, Injury Prevention Educator/Analyst for Trauma Services at Lee Memorial Health System. "Through education, risk assessment and free health care screenings, we continue to raise awareness of preventive measures that can keep seniors safe." Often the result of a hazard or a precipitating medical event, falls can result in hip fractures, head trauma or even death. From tripping over a computer cord to stumbling down stairs, falls can happen in young children, healthy adults and even athletes. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), falls occur more often in senior adults and are the leading cause of injury deaths in persons over 65 years of age. However, falls are not a normal, natural part of aging. Studies show that a combination of interventions can signi cantly reduce falls in the older adult population. Experts recommend the following key steps to reduce the risk o f falls: Begin a regular exercise program; Make your home safer by clearing walkways and hallways; Have your vision checked; and, Have your health provider review your medications. The "Step WiseLee" initiative began in Sept. 2009 to unite local health care agencies, residents, family and friends to collaborate in preventing falls and fall-related injuries and deaths in Lee County. For a more detailed checklist on how you can help prevent falls and fall-related injuries and deaths, visit www.stepwiselee.com. Experts offer free falls prevention course in LaBelle The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to hear from deer enthusiasts and those who have deer farms or hunting preserves about a proposed rule change that would prohibit the importation of live captive deer into Florida from out-of-state sources. The change is being proposed in an effort to reduce the chances of chronic wasting disease (CWD) being introduced into the state. CWD is not known to affect people. The disease, which has been discovered in 22 states, two Canadian provinces and in South Korea, is a contagious neurological disease affecting deer, elk and moose. It is similar to mad cow disease, always fatal, and there is no known cure or vaccine for the animals. The rule-change proposal will go before the commission at its June 13 meeting in Lakeland, and the FWC encourages all those who have an interest to go to MyFWC. com/Deer and select "Captive Cervids" to read about what is being proposed and offer any comments, questions or concerns the y may have. For more information on CWD, go to www.CWD-info.org. FWC proposes rule affecting deer imports for preserves

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 19 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee June 6, 2013 Take action during National Hurricane Preparedness WeekBY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SECRETARY KATHLEEN SEBELIUSThe devastation wrought by the recent powerful tornadoes in the Oklahoma City area is a tragic reminder of the importance of being prepared for severe weather of all kinds. National Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 25 June 1, is a time to emphasize that preparing for these massive storms is vital to every family’s health and well-being. By preparing now, you can protect yourself and your loved ones from the damaging impacts of a storm. Last fall, many along the East Coast felt the impact of Hurricane Sandy, one of the largest hurricanes in history. The storm affected millions of people, and for some, the devastation will be felt for a lifetime. This season, I urge you to make a plan to stay safe and protect your health as storms develop so you are ready when minutes count. Steps you can take to keep you and your family safe include: Discuss with your family what you will do if you need to evacuate. Where will you meet? What will you take with you? How will you check in so that you’ll know who is okay and who isn’t? If you have a pet, make a plan for your pet if you have to evacuate. Get backups for things you need every day: Do you have backup clean drinking water? Do you have a backup supply of medication and a copy of your current prescription? If you use electricity to run medical equipment (like a nebulizer, oxygen concentrator, or ventilator) or to keep your medication refrigerated, do you know where to go if the power goes out? Do you know where you can go to recharge your batteries? Do you know who you will call if you need help getting there? Do you have a backup copy of your medical record? You can ask your doctor to print a copy for you. You can also save an electronic copy in the cloud or on an external hard drive or enter the information into a smart phone or tablet application. Make sure you know how to use a backup generator safely. Remember to keep it outdoors and away from windows to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. Talk to your friends and family about your emergency plans. Establish family and friends as your lifelines and talk about how you can help each other and communicate during and after a hurricane. If you know a storm is coming, follow the instructions of your local emergency of cials. If they suggest evacuating, get out of harm’s way. Make sure to fully charge your cell phone or other mobile devices so you can communicate after a storm. Plan to text, email, or use social media to let everyone know you’re okay so phone lines remain open for rst responders. These steps can save your life and keep your loved ones safe. Always be Prepared What important information will help you and your loved ones to stay safe even in the worst situationLearn the types of disasters or emergencies that may likely occur in your area. These events can range from those affecting only you and your family, like a home re or medical emergency, to those affecting your entire community, like an earthquake or ood. Identify how local authorities will notify you during a disaster and how you will get information, whether through local radio, TV or NOAA Weather Radio stations or channels. Know the difference between different weather alerts, such as watches and warnings, and what actions to take in each case. Know what actions to take to protect yourself during disasters that may occur in areas where you travel or have moved recently. For example, if you travel to a place where earthquakes are common and you are not familiar with them, make sure you know what to do to protect yourself should one occur. When a major disaster occurs, your community can change in an instant. Loved ones may be hurt and emergency response is likely to be delayed. In these situations it is important to be self suf cient. Make sure that at least one member of your household is trained in rst aid and CPR, and knows how to use an automated external de brillator (AED). This training is useful in many emergency situations. Share what you have learned with your family, household and neighbors, and encourage them to be informed. Make emergency contact cards for all household members. Cards should include the contact information for each household member, such as work, school and cell phone numbers. Fold the card so it ts into your pocket, wallet or purse and carry the card with you so it is available in the event of a disaster or other emergency. Informed People are Safer During Disasters?

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Tropicana has sponsored the contest since 1969 and provides classroom materials for teachers, certi cates of participation, medallions for school winners, trophies for county winners, summer camp scholarships and Tropicana orange juice refreshments for county contests. Close to two million students have participated in this program since its beginning. Tropicana Products, Inc., is a division of PepsiCo.This year’s winners were:Fourth grade: First place from Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School, Caylie Huff with her speech on "My Seminole History"; Second place from West Glades School, Taylor Dane Martin with her speech on "And the winner is"; Third place from Moore Haven Elementary, Brice Prowant with his speech on "What's Your Type?"; Fourth place from Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School, Aubee Billie with her speech on "Mudding with My Brother." Fifth grade: First place from Moore Haven Elementary, Makayla Strenth with her speech on "Famous Softball Players"; Second place from West Glades School, Sarah Sodrel with her speech on "Chokoloskee"; Third place from Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School, Jenna Brown with her speech on "Teachers Should Get Paid More" (not pictured); Fourth place from Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School, Madisyn Osceola with her speech on "My Hero." Sixth grade: First place from West Glades School, Gracie Goodwin with her speech on "Middle School Back Pain"; Second place from Moore Haven Elementary, Lacy Green with her speech on "My Washington DC Trip"; Third place from Pemayetv Emahak v Charter School, Danyelle Boromei with her speech on "A Breast Cancer Story"; Fourth place from West Glades School, Cameron Kelley with her speech on "M y Best Accessory." Winning the 4-H Camp Scholarships are Gracie Goodwin and Caylie Huff. Congratulations to everyone! SPEECHContinued From Page 1 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 CFA022585 CAC1817236 Echols Now Offers A/C & Refrigeration $80.00A/C Service Call Free Estimates Service price match guarantee We will match every competitor’s price SINCE 1975 20 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee June 6, 2013 Special to the Glades County Democrat/ Glades County 4-HFourth grade winners were: rst placen Caylie Huff; second place, Taylor Dane Martin; third place, Brice Prowant; and, fourth place, Aubee Billie. However, when an eagle was found nesting on the site, the district opted to build the eld station elsewhere. The property could be used for residential housing as long as they observed the required set backs from the eagle's nest. Another 19-acre parcel is in Highlands County south of U.S. Highway 98. Part of the property is uplands and could be used for a rural residential home. The lower elevation areas would be subject to a conservation easement. The Pearce Lockett Estate, which was donated to the district as part of a larger parcel, presents special issues. Deed restrictions require the property to be retained for historic and educational uses. However, the district does not have the funding necessary for upkeep of the buildings on the property, such as the old homestead and school house. "We need to nd someone to restore and maintain the structures," said Mr. Palmer. "We are looking for another government or nonpro t agency to take over the property." He said the property includes about 20 acres and there is room to build other educational buildings there. A 20-acre property in Okeechobee County is in the Platts Bluff area. The county is maintaining part of this property as a park. "We would like to discuss the county taking over the whole property as an expansion of the park," said Mr. Palmer. If the county is not interested in the land, the district could consider selling it to a private owner as there is suf cient "uplands" suitable for construction. "It would make a good home site," he said. The largest parcel under consideration for disposal is 305 acres in Okeechobee County in the northeastern Nubblin Slough area. The land, which is mostly uplands, is currently leased for cattle grazing. A small triangle of property close to U.S. Highway 441 could be transferred to local government, he said. This property is not needed for the district's core mission, he said. Parcels in the Paradise Run area in Glades County are also under consideration for possible sale or trade for other property along the Kissimmee River. However, the disposition of these parcels may be affected by the Lake Okeechobee Basin Management Plan which is currently under development. Mr. Palmer said they are currently proposing disposition of the southernmost parcels. The public hearings are just one step in the process, Mr. Palmer explained. All of the parcels will be reviewed for any land use restrictions required as part of the original purchase agreements. In some cases approval will be required from other governmental agencies. Ecological assessments will also be necessary in areas where endangered species are found. Before any land can be sold, each parcel must also be approved for sale individually by the SFWMD Governing Board. The land assessment is available online with more information and maps at www. sfwmd.gov, The forum for public comment is also at the www.sfwmd.gov website. Website visitors can also request to be added to the land assessment email list. Mr. Palmer said they have seen a lot of public interest in these plans. The district has received more than 300 public comments on the land assessment recommendations so far and more than 1,500 persons have been added to the email list. Public comments may also be submitted through June 10. In addition, the draft recommendations will be presented at the June meeting of the Water Resources Advisory Commission (WRAC). Final recommendations for the Kissimmee/Okeechobee region will be presented to the full Governing Board at its June 13 meeting. LANDContinued From Page 1 ‘Just Horsing Around summer camp plannedOKEECHOBEE--Okeechobee County 4-H program and Children's Services Council of Okeechobee County presents a horse day camp. You must provide your own horse. Horses may be housed in the stalls at the Agri-Civic Center. Campers go home at the end of each day. Participants must be 8 years old or older as of Sept. 1, 2012. Weekly camp sessions start June 10. For information contact the Okeechobee Extension Of ce at 863-763-6469.