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109th Year, No. 27
3 Sections, 28 Pages


- Tl sday, .Jue 11 2009


Authorities Dismantle Meth Lab


By CYNTHIA KRAHL
Of The Herald-Advocate
The Hardee County Drug
Task Force discovered and dis-
mantled a suspected metham-
:phetamine lab in rural Zolfo
Springs last week, arresting the
alleged manufacturer and one
of his alleged chemical suppli-
ers.
Booked into the Hardee
County Jail on Wednesday were
Samuel William Sink LI and
Karista Borjas Newsome.
Sink, 41, of 1949 Peace River
Woods Road, was charged with


seven drug counts, including
the manufacture and sale of
methamphetamine, possession
of chemicals and equipment
used in the manufacturing
process, and keeping a public
nuisance by running a meth lab
from his home.
Sink remained in custody as
of Tuesday of this week, in lieu
of $22,500 bond.
Newsome, 31, of 2938 Blue-
bird Lane, Zolfo Springs, was
charged with four counts,
including drug possession, pos-
session of a chemical used in


the manufacture of metham-
phetamine, possession of nar-
cotic equipment, and violation
of probation.
. She remained behind bars
Tuesday without bond. The
alleged probation violation pre-
cluded her potential release on
bond.
According to sheriffs Maj.
Randy Dey, a spokesman for
the Drug Task Force, which
includes detectives with the
Hardee County Sheriffs Office
and the Wauchula Police
Department, a search warrant


was obtained for Sink's remote
Zolfo Springs home after tips
alleged Sink made and sold
meth at his house and a con-
trolled buy appeared to confirm
those allegations.
Because of the dangers inher-
ent to methamphetamine labs,
the local Drug Task Force was
assisted in serving the search
warrant by members of the
Drug Enforcement Administra-
tion's Clandestine Lab Team.
Officers entered Sink's prop-
erty on Peace River Woods
See AUTHORITIES 3A


Crash



Claims



Man, 70
By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
A 70-year-old Bowling Green
man was killed in .a. Friday
morning crash.
Dennis J. Rory died at the
scene of the two-vehicle colli-
sion. The 11:30 a.m. accident
occurred on U.S. 17 North, just
south of the Bostick Road inter-
section, the Florida Highway
Patrol report said.
The fatal crash partially
closed northbound U.S. 17 for
approximately two hours while
the investigation continued.
Only the inside lane of the high-
way was kept open for north-
bound travel on U.S. 17, said
the patrol.
According to the report filed
by FHP crash investigator Cpl.
L.M. Smith Jr., the incident
happened when Rory was dri-
ving his 1991 Isuzu four-door
-,north in the outside lane of the
highway. Following behind
Rory's vehicle was a 2002
Mack tractor-trailer, said Smith.
For an unknown reason, the
front of the truck collided with
the rear of the Isuzu, said the
officer. The collision caused the
Isuzu to rotate. It then traveled
onto the grass shoulder on the
east side of the highway.
The vehicle came to final rest
facing in a southeasterly direc-
ftion, said the investigating
report. It was in an upright posi-
tion in the ditch on the east side
of the roadway, continued the
report.
The driver of the Isuzu died
See CRASH 2A


I I Ej llw 7290'S 3.


Driver Dennis Rory died following the Friday collision which totaled his 1991 Isuzu.


PHOTO BY RALPH HARRISON


20-Year -Old


Charged In


Shooting
By CYNTHIA KRAHL
Of The Herald-Advocate
A 20-year-old Bowling
Green man has been charged
with attempted murder after a
verbal dispute ended in a shoot-
ing.
Timmy Joe Lee, of 309
Jones St., was booked into the
Hardee County Jail early
Sunday on charges of attempted
homicide, aggravated assault
with a deadly weapon, posses-
sion of a weapon by a convicted
felon and resisting arrest with-
out violence.
He remains behind bars this
week without bond.
His alleged victim, 31-year-
old Adam Dewayne Richardson
of Ona, was airlifted by medical
helicopter to Lakeland Reg-
ional Medical Center, where he
was treated for a gunshot
wound to the face and later
released.
Bowling Green Police Chief
John Scheel said on Tuesday of
this week that the entire north-
western section of the city was
blocked off for about three
hours early Sunday as officers
from various agencies searched
for the fleeing suspect.
Lee was discovered hiding
behind a home on Dixiana
Drive at about 3:20 a.m., the
chief said.
See 20-YEAR-OLD 2A


Sheriff Seeks Budget Increase


County Commission Plans Overall Cuts


By JOAN SEAMAN the most dangerous of all.
Of The Herald-Advocate "As Sheriff, and a constitu-
The Hardee County sheriff t'ional officer, I want to be fru-
wants an 11.02 percent in- gal and cost effective, but on
crease, $810,140 more, to meet the same hand, I want to protect
the needs of law enforcement and serve the people of Hardee
next year, including operation County and all who visit here,"
of the jail. his cover letter says.
Hardee County commission- "We have reduced costs in
ers recently met with the coun- some areas, shifted manpower
ty's five constitutional (elected) to areas in need of a stronger
officers, including the sheriff, to presence, frozerf salaries and
talk about cuts in their budgets aggressively sought out grant
similar to those all county funding to continue the best law
departments are currently fac- enforcement practices. We
ing. remain committed to serve the
The tax assessor, property citizens of Hardee County 24
appraiser, supervisor of elec- hours a day, seven days a
tions and clerk of courts are in week," the letter continues.
the process of finalizing their Asked if cutbacks would
2209-10 budgets. The sheriff's affect service to the community,
proposed budget, however, is the sheriff said that officers will
due to commissioners by June no longer respond to calls about
1. When they received it in late locked vehicles unless it is life-
May, it showed the request for threatening, such as a child
an increase, locked in a hot car. Instead, he
First-term Sheriff Arnold is reassigning staff to the best
Lanier finds himself between use of their time and abilities.
the proverbial rock and hard Lanier said the sheriff's bud-
place. The economic downturn get has remained the same,
has increased crime. People out $7,349,342 for the past two fis-
of work have turned to stealing.i cal years. He asks the commis-
As frustrations are up, there are' sion to approve his 2009-10
more domestic calls, perhaps budget of $8,159,482.


He recently presented a check
for $6,068.45 to the commis-
sion for unclaimed monies,
those left on account by inmates
when they leave the facility.
Amounts vary from a low of
* three cents to an average $1 to
See SHERIFF 2A


Lee
Lee


Free Youth Event Saturday


By SAVANNAH FAIRCLOTH
Herald-Advocate Intern
It is obvious through the
many events and programs in
this area that Hardee County is
full of talented and dedicated
youth.
This weekend, local young-
sters will have a chance to show
off their skills for Christ.
"Y.O.U.T.H Explosion" will
be kicking off this Saturday at
the Hardee County Agri-Civic
Center off Altman and
Stenstrom roads in Wauchula.
The acronym means Young
people Openly United Through
Him (Jesus).
The festivities will start at 1
p.m. and end at 4.


A variety of praise dancers,
singers, and other young enter-
tainers will be performing dur-
ing the non-competitive event.
All those who participate will
receive a certification of appre-
ciation.
This spiritual event will fea-
ture ministers from the commu-
nity, as well as the opportunity
for both young and old to share
their personal testimonies.
"We are a group of concerned
citizens who have realized the
great amount of talent that the
youth of Hardee County has.
We think that if given the time
and opportunity, kids will really
be able to bless us with their tal-
ents," said Joann McCray, one


of the event organizers.
Admission is free.
Food will be provided,
including hot dogs, chips, cup-
cakes and other tasty treats.
Folks are welcome to donate
food, drinks or other necessities
to the Y.O.U.T.H Explosion.
"We are hosting this to give
the youth a way to express
themselves and come together
as a diverse group of people to
show off our God-given talents.
Whether the event is big or not,
someone will be blessed,"
McCray concludes.
For more information about
performing at the event or
donating, call 781-7857.


Ordinance: Churches

RAre Not Historic

-? ... Story 3A


Newsome


Sink


I II II I i o


He also wants them to
assume responsibility for utili-
ties, propane and pest control
services as they do for the other
constitutional officers in their
county buildings. He wants that
$287,000 expense out of his
budget.









2A The Herald-Advocate, June 11, 2009


Kelly's Column
By Jim


Anne Graham Lotz, daughter of evangelist Billy and Ruth
Graham and founder of AnGel Ministries, will be ministering in
Wauchula the second weekend of August.
On Friday, Aug. 7, she will lead workshops and a pastors' lead-
ership conference at First Baptist Church in Wauchula.
Registration deadline is July 24, and the cost is $35. This is the
only event requiring a fee or ticket.
She will speak at the church on Saturday night and Sunday
morning. The public is invited. Fernando Ortega will be the fea-
tured music guest on Aug. 7-8. For details call 773-4135.

The word "pinhooker" is not in my dictionary, but descriptions
are on the Internet. I heard the word twice this past week referring
to people buying watermelons from a field after the main harvest
was over. These "pinhookers" can buy a pickup truckload of mel-
ons and resell them somewhere, sometimes along the roadside.
Pinhooking means buying outside the regular channels.
Sometimes it referred to buying cattle or horses off the owner
before they went to the. market. A peson cduld-buy a horse in
Kentucky at auction with plans to sel Li horse. a,,a higher price. in
California. A person could buy freshly weaned calves from a ranch-
er with intentions to resell the cattle months later as yearlings for a
higher price. Forbes Magazine reported two pinhookers bought a
colt at a Kentucky auction for $425,000 and later resold the horse
, for millions.
Wauchula citrus grower Joe L. Davis said years ago Polk
County had several men who would come to Hardee County and
buy orange crops from small growers. The grove owner could then
go buy a new pickup truck, and the fruit buyers would later resell
the orange crop by the box, taking a risk but often making a good
profit. Those "Florida bird dogs," as those citrus buyers were
called, were engaged in pinhooking, said Davis.
I would still like to know the origin of the word pinhooking.

The Florida Legislature in 1937 passed the Murphy Act,
named after State Sen. Henry Murphy of Zolfo Springs.
In 1937 the state owned a lot of land in Florida when the orig-
inal owners could not pay the taxes, following the collapse of the
land boom of the 1920s and the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Two-year-old unpaid tax certificates resulted in forfeiture of the
land to the state. The size of parcels ranged from small lots to sec-
tions (640 acres to a section).
Under the Murphy Act the state could sell these lands to the
highest bidders for cash. These were known as Murphy deeds. In
several local areas some Murphy Act deeds were invalidated by the
courts due to questionable compliance by local officials.
Nowadays county tax collectors hold annual tax sales on prop-
erties with unpaid taxes. There is competitive bidding on taxes of
parcels. The owner then has to pay back taxes plus interest to retain
the property. One Tampa man this year bought $831,600 of unpaid
property taxes in Hardee County at 16 to 18 percent interest.
After two years the people who paid ,for the taxes can get a
deed to the property if the original owner does not pay the back
taxes plus interest.

For long-term financial health America needs to expand its
manufacturing base.
' Since 1997 the U.S. has lost 3.5 million jobs in manufacturing,
and manufacturing's contribution to the U.S. Gross Domestic
Product has fallen from 24 percent in the 1970s to 12 percent today,
reported the Manufacturing Council, an advisory group established
by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt said in his 2009 letter to
shareholders, "I believe that a popular 30-year notion that the U.S.
can evolve from a manufacturing and technology leader to a ser-
vice leader is just wrong.
"In the end, this philosophy transformed the financial services
industry from one that supported commerce to a complex trading
market that operated outside the economy. Real engineering was
traded for financial engineering."
Immelt added, "We must discover new technologies and
develop a productive manufacturing base. Our trade deficit is a
sign of real weakness, and we must reduce our debt.to the world."
Steve Minter, editor-in-chief of Industry Week magazine, this
month quoted an anonymous manufacturing expert, "It is absolute-
ly critical that we have a national manufacturing policy to preserve
manufacturing as a key wealth creator, or we will see our kids and
grandkids living under a lower standard of living than we enjoyed."

The oil industry may be satisfied for awhile since the price ol
unleaded gasoline in Wauchula has risen this week to $2.51 a gal-
lon. This compares with $2.31 a gallon a few weeks ago.
The top three U.S. manufacturers in 2008 in terms of revenues
were 6il companies: Exxon Mobil Corp. $446.2 billion; Chevron,
$267.6 billion; and Conoco Phillips, $241.9 billion.
Ranked No. 4 was General Electric at $182.5 billion followed
by General Motors at $148.9 billion and Ford Motor Co. at $146.2
billion, reported Industry Week. Rounding out the Top 10 were
Valero Energy, Hewlett-Packard, IMB, and Proctor and Gamble.

Charles Matheny gave a presentation to the Wauchula Kiwanis
Club Tuesday of a 2004 trip he and his wife Mary Jane Marsh
Matheny took to Jordan.


PHOTO BY RALPH HARRISON
This 2002 Mack truck collided with a small sedan traveling in front of it on U.S. 17 North last Friday.


CRASH o_____n___
Continued From 1A


from the injuries sustained in
the crash, said FHP homicide
investigator Cpl. Albert H.
Middleton. He noted Rory was
not wearing a seat belt.
Rory was the .lone occupant
of the vehicle. His body was
transported t6 the District 10
Medical Examiner's Office in


'Lakeland, the corporal said.
Damages to the Isuzu were
estimated at about $4,000.
The Mack tractor-trailer was
driven by Margarito Reyna of
Wauchula. Officials estimated
its damages at about $5;,000.
Following the collision, the


tractor-trailer traveled into the
inside lane of the highway and
came to a final rest in a left-turn
lane, facing in a northerly direc-
tion, said the investigator's
report.
.--Reyna, 58, was wearing a
seat belt and was not injured.


He had no passengers in his
.vehicle.
Further, the report indicated
the accident was not alcohol-
related.
Rory became the fifth person
to die on a Hardee County road-
way so far this year.


$20 to a high of $443.07.
..He , has on hand about
$147,628 to return to the.com-
mission at the end of the fiscal
year, Sept. 30. These are from
fees and costs, including
impound and fingerprint fees,
civil process, transport of
inmates, commissary and
mobile phone reimbursements,
interest and insurance for light-
ning damage to a vehicle.
Another source of income is
renting beds to federal or
DeSoto County inmates.
Through April, with $13,035
yet due, revenue has been
$206,140. Jail revenue is down
from an average of $600,000
annually because of the new
400-bed federal facility in
Glades County and prisoners
picked up by immigration offi-
cials. As of Friday, the jail had
85 inmates, including 12 feder-
al inmates.
"That's partially because 32
to 35 repeat offenders, most
drug-related, have been sent to
prison. They've been on proba-
f tion over and over. We've had
1 good cooperation from the
I State's Attorney office and the
judges on sentencing these peo-
i pie."
c All eight-person cells cannot
be filled to capacity because of
requirements to separate males
and females, juveniles, those
with physical or mental condi-
tions, those being charged and
those already sentenced and
serving a jail sentence. Each
cell has a telephone, which can
only be used for collect' or
phone card cards, which can
purchased in the commissary as
well as candy and snacks.
Inmates pay a booking fee of
s $10, pay for medications such
as aspirin, and are billed for a


nurse or physician -call.
' Presehtl thereT adi-97' :staff.
mefibersiNine ifi6estigators
have been moved around, with
more emphasis on drug-related
crimes and well as possession,
sale and manufacture of illegal
drugs. As they go about their
investigations, if they spot a
person for whom a warrant has
been issued, they stop and arrest
them just like patrol staff do.
The 97 personnel includes
detention staff. There are five
on most day shifts, including
the captain, lieutenant, and clas-
sification or booking officer.
There are at least three officers
on the floor, Medical and com-
missary staff come in when
needed.
Also visiting often are local
ministries, religious ones coor-
dinated by Kenny, Sanders and
Dr. Sylvia Collins,.or staff from
Caring Ministries, Hannah
House, Lydia's, House, Moms
Against Methamphetamine and
others. Most meet in the Rec
Yard for one hour with inmates
voluntarily attending.
There are 10 volunteers in the
Sheriff's Posse and another 15
in the teen Explorers program,
many of whom may later
become officers. Certified train-
ing officers Maria Hall, Sylvia
Estes. and Joe -Marble. are- in
charge of training and public
volunteer programs.
The Sheriff's proposed bud-
get asks for five detention
deputies, four patrol deputies,
four dispatch officers and a
nurse (RN or LPN).
He feels his staff could han-
dle all dispatch. "The 9-1-1
coordinator, Jill Peve, has
helped provide a new inter-
preter service, which automati-
cally translates into whatever


They own the 4,800-acre Double M Ranch in the Sweetwater
area. They .were.married 37 years ago after meeting as students at
s Florida State University.
The couple take one or two big trips a year and several small-
er getaway weekend trips. They have visited over 110 countriesin
I the world, including several times to the Mediterranean, the Baltic
Sea and Africa. One of his favorite countries is Australia.
Charles graduated from Plant High School in Tampa in 19,69,
f and Mary Jane graduated from Hardee High School in 1968. She
* has a law degree from FSU and is a travel agent and certified cruise
counselor. He has a bachelor's degree in business administration
s from FSU.
, Matheny, while his wife was in law school, nearly earned a
degree in agriculture from Florida A&M University, receiving free
J tuition and books under a white student incentive program.
1 Mary Jane told her husband she would sell the ranch if he
could not make the ranch, already paid for, earn its expenses.
Charles manages the ranch which gets income from cattle, orange
groves, timber and hunting leases.
s While he was at Plant High School an assistant football coach
i was Jim Leavitt who today' is head coach at University of South
Florida.


language the caller is using,
whether itsSpanish. o Chinese.:
The office is also going to an
800 Megahertz radio system,
which has removed most of the
static and "dead" areas on the
far east and. west sides of the
county. Deputies no longer have
come to come to the office for
briefings, as all patrol officers
have mobile data units. Since
they must live within a 30-mile
radius of the county, they can
begin patrol once they reach the
location inside the county line
where they park their vehicle.
They are not allowed to take
their vehicles out of the county.
Lanier said 74 percent of his
budget is personnel cost for the
24-hour provision of law
enforcement and operation of
the jail, including running lights



20-YEI
Continued

According to 'Scheel, the
shooting followed audisturbance
Saturday night at a.party in the
Ona area. There was drinking,
he said, and an argument
ensued. The party then broke
up, with some of the partygoers
'going back to their apartment in
Bowling Green.
They were followed, howev-
er, and the disagreement contin-
ued in the parking lot of the
apartment complex,- the chief
said.
"The victim said this guy
pulled a gun on him," Scheel
described. "He tried to slap it
from his hand, and he was shot.
He was kind of turning away at
the time."
Scheel said the bullet entered
Richardson's upper left jaw
area, near the nose, and exited
through his mouth, knocking
out a tooth along the way.
"It hit no vital areas," the
chief noted. "He was very fortu-
nate."
Scheel said Richardson's'
brother, chased the alleged
shooter as others called the 911
emergency line. He said the
suspect allegedly turned the gun
on the brother and threatened to
shoot him as well.
Lee escaped into the night on
foot, Scheel said.
Police received aid in their
search for the suspect from the
Hardee County Sheriffs Office,
the Wauchula Police Depart-
ment and the Polk County
Sheriffs Office, he said. Polk
County, he added, sent 15:
deputies, including three K-9'
officers, and a helicopter.


I
1


and air conditioning.
.He has,applied for three state
grants~ One, for: $311,000, will
provide a narcotics officer for
Bowling Green, one for Wau-
chula and one for the county. A
local Byrnes grant will provide
$41,006 for purchase of a vehi-
cle and equipping it with lights,
siren, laptop computer, the
.223-caliber rifle most carry as
well as outfitting an officer,'his
uniform, taser, hand weapon,
leather and safety vest.
The final grant application is
a three-year $360,492 grant for
two positions in narcotic inves-
tigation/enforcement.
This is the first in a series of
articles on the constitution offi-
cers' budgets and how budget
cuts will affect service to the
community.





From 1A

"We secured the perimeter,"
Scheel described. "We had to
actually lock down the whole.
northwest quadrant of the city.
for about three hours." That'
lockdown, he said, was from
12:30 to 3:20 a.m.
When a Polk County K-9
officer located Lee's hiding.
place in the bushes in the back
yard of a residence, "he popped:
up and gave up," the chief said.
Lee was taken into custody
without further incident.
Scheel said his department is
continuing its investigation into'
the crime, as evidence is col-'
lected and witnesses are inter-
viewed.
The gun, described as a
small-caliber handgun, possibly
a .22-caliber Derringer, has not
yet been located, he said.


Court Clerk's
Hours Change
With recent reductions in
staff, all office of the Clerk of
the Court in the main court-
house will have change in
hours, beginning on
Monday.
All offices, felony, civil,
recording and others, will
open at 8:30 a.m., close at
noon for lunch, re-open at 1
p.m. and close at 5 p.m.
Monday through Fridays."


SHERIFF
Continued From 1A







June 11, 2009, The Herald-Advocate 3A


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Two churches meeting in the
.historical district of downtown
Wauchula have a year to make
their plans to move.
The Celebration Church, a
small ministry group which
meets at Robarts Funeral
Chapel, and New Life Church
of Wauclula, which has been
meeting at the American Legion
Hall, have until next year to
move out of the historic district.
An ordinance approved a
couple of years ago prohibits
churches from locating in the
historic district, which includes
Main Street from Third to
Florida avenues and one block
on each side of it. That expands
the district to include the north
side of Orange Street and the
south side of Palmetto Street.



Bowl On

Saturday To

Help Kids
Sweetbay supermarkets and
the Muscular Dystrophy
Association are teaming up for
three regional bowl-a-thons
throughout June. The first, in
Wauchula, will be this Saturday.
Bowl Of Fun Lanes will host
the Wauchula Bowl-a-Thon.
Registration begins at 3 p.m.
and the bowling begins at 4.
Teams, consisting of Sweet-
bay employees and members of
the community, are asked to
raise a minimum of $250 for the
Muscular Dystrophy Associ-
ation. The 2009 Wauchula
Bowl-a-Thon will host 20-40
participants.
At each event, teams will
bowl while also competing for
raffle items and raising money
to send children to MDA's sum-
mer camp, to purchase and
repair medical equipment such
as leg braces and wheelchairs,
and to provide medical treat-
ment at no cost to families.
With the money raised by
each team and the proceeds
from the in-store promotion, the
MDA is hoping to raise $7,000
at this event; a goal that exceeds
last year's total.
Other bowl-a-thons 'this
month will be in Lake Placid
and Bradenton.


The only church already
established in that area, Faith
Presbyterian Church, was
'grandfathered in," allowed to
remain at its location at 114 N.
Seventh Ave. The First United
Methodist Church was OK as it
was on the north side of
Palmetto Street, outside the his-
toric district.
Rev. Jimmy Morse, president
of the Hardee County Minis-
terial Association, and Dennis
Robarts spoke in behalf of the
group meeting at the funeral
home. Morse said it is actually
an outgrowth of the associa-
tion's Hardee Help Center and
included some of the same
folks. Instead of paying rent,
the group uses its monies for
assisting people in the commu-
nity with utility bills, obtaining
a needed used car, moving
expenses and such.
"We are not recognized as a
church through the state con-
vention. We meet an hour or
hour-and-a-half on Sunday
mornings," said Morse who
asked for a special exemption.
City attorney Cliff Ables said
the ordinance did not allow for
them.
Robarts said he commonly
allows the facilities to be used
for organizations, such as the
hospice grief therapy group and
others. "I conducted 165 wor-
ship services, otherwise known
as funerals, last year. This
group is helping the community
and deserves your considera-
tion. Consider the uniqueness
of this situation," he said.
The commission gave Morse
a year to make other plans.
It was similar with the New
Life Church, formerly the
Wauchula Worship Center,
which built at Terrell Road and
West Main Street but found the
church too large for its needs.
Rev. Kenny Baker said the
church was not aware it was in
the historic district when it
made a lease agreement with
the American Legion in March
and it was to be temporary. The
church is hoping to come up
with a more permanent solu-
tion. It also was given a year to
make its plans.
In other action, the commis-
sion:
- discussed the overload of
flowers in Wauchula Cemetery.
Public Works Director Ray
McClellan said it is especially
bad. When staff cleans it up one


day, a carload 6-Fflfowers are
placed the next. Gravesites are
limited to one spray, artificial or
fresh, "but we try to be sefisitive
about holidays such as Memor-
ial Day," said McClellan.
- tabled second reading of
an ordinance amending occupa-
tional licenses. Ables was asked
to include a table of businesses
and the business tax rather than
license fee to be paid. Each will
be raised half again of what
they are now. For instance, for
accountants, a $10 fee plus half
$5 now equals a $15 cost.
When the half is midway, it
will be raised to the next $5
level. For instance, for banks,
the fee was $35; one half again-
$17.50-would make it $52.50
and be rounded up to $55.
Ables will also revise the ordi-
nance to allow the rates to be
changed by resolution, not
rewriting the ordinance and
having an advertised hearing
each time.
- heard an update on the
sound system on Main Street,
where four microphones have
been installed to play music,
which was to begin on Tuesday.
- heard an update on the
airport. Harvest Aviation's. wing
is nearly complete. The 10,000-
square-foot building will bring
in more business, such as an
aviation electronics company,
classroom and aviation
mechanics trade school.
A water system for potable
water is being installed. There
is a new $132,000 fuel system
paid from a state transportation
grant. The airport is now oper-
ating in the black, will pay off
all loans within 18 months and
be able to be self-sufficient and
able to escrow dollars for future
projects.
- heard report from City
Manager Rick Giroux, mostly
about items for the July 6 plan-
ning meeting, which will
include strategic reports and
recommendations, and select-
ing a building official. Giroux
said the 2007-08 audit was "one
of the most favorable we've
had." He also praised public
works for its work to get $8,000
from the city grove harvest.
- approved ordinances
annexing four acres off Griffin
Road behind the Daw property
and changing the zoning from
county Farm-Residentiql to city
Conservation. One, icre, adja-
cent to the wastewater treat-


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public buildings for its expan-
sion.
- approved several resolu-
tions concerning the Wauchula
Electric Substation refurbishing
project. Tony Oruga, of Jones!-
Edmunds engineers, explained
the 14 bids and choices of
equipment to the commission.
One resolution approves a
contract with Solomon Corp.
for a refurbished transformer at
a cost of $391,940. The next
gives the bid for circuit switch-
es to Siemens Energy Inc. for
$70,975. Another is to Wesco
Distribution Inc. for circuit
breakers at a cost of $83,988.
Solomon also won the bid for
'testing at $3,275.
The bid totals come to
$509,498, and are subject to
approval by the U.S. Depart-
ment of Energy, whose grant of
$984,000 will allow the substa-
tion revitalization and expan-
sion to be completed. The work
also includes demolition, con-
struction, design and engineer-
ing for the project.
- granted approval of a ten-
tative development agreement
within 60 days transferring the
74 acres west of Wauchula from
Procorp to the Deleware-based
Mills Property Group, which is
anxious to proceed with con-
struction of an assisted living
facility as previously planned.
The approval is conditional on
the city attorney, property attor-
ney and business attorney all
approving the final documents.

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Road, near Gilliard Farms
Road, at about 11:35 a.m. on
Wednesday, he said.
Dey said that Sink dropped a
black nylon pouch as officers
entered his property. That
pouch, he alleged, contained
methamphetamine, marijuana,
syringes and a digital scale.
Upon questioning, Sink re-
portedly admitted to making
meth, but said he did so only for
his own personal use, the major
noted,
Detectives searching his barn
found the ingredients used in
alleged meth-making labs, in-
cluding muriatic acid, fertilizer,
lye and acetone, Dey charged.
Further, Dey described,
authorities discovered a plastic
container hidden in a hole in the
ground, covered by brick
pavers, at the west door of
Sink's barn. It was rigged as a
hydrochloric gas generator, as
used by methamphetamine
cookers, he said.
Dey noted that meth labs are
subject to fire or explosion at.
any time, because of the mixing
of chemicals. The volatile
nature of the suspect residence
meant the DEA's Clandestine
Lab Team members were the
first ones in the property and
that a Haz-Mat Team was need-
ed to clean up what was found.
Dey said that while waiting
on the arrival of the Haz-Mat
team, a van drove onto the
property. Newsome was inside,
and allegedly had purchased
two boxes of ,Sudafed at a
Wauchula pharmacy to trade
with Sink for some metham-
phetamine.
Sudafed, he noted, can be
used as one of the ingredients in


the manufacture of meth.
the also is accused of.having
morphine sulfate pills in her
purse, the major said.
Dey said the information ear-
lier obtained by thelodal Drug
Task Force alleged people sup-
plied 'Sink with the ingredients'
he needed to "cook" metham-
phetamine at his residence.
Some of those ingredients
include Sudafed and lithium'
batteries, he described.
The meth labs themselves are
dangerous, he cautioned,. as is
the drug they produce.
S"In my career, I have not
found a drug more addictive
than methamphetamine," Dey
concluded.
Labs are found in secluded
areas, the major noted. Neigh-
bors, when there are any within
sight, often notice a continually
locked gate, a high volume of
traffic in and out, and an occu-
pant who never seems to leave
to go to a job.





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Obituaries Main Street To Host 'Beach Party'


HENRY MARSHALL JR.
Henry Marshall Jr., 67, of
Fort Meade, died on Tuesday,
June 2, 2009, in Lakeland.
Born Oct. 9, 1941 in Jack-
sonville, he worked in the farm
and citrus industry and attended
New Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church.
He was preceded in death by
his mother, -Susie Hambrick
Marshall.
Survivors include his wife,
Freda Marshall; father Henry
Marshall Sr.; daughter Monica
and husband Darrel Spatcher;
two sons, Willie Marshall and
Henry Marshall III; Sisters
Katie Mosley and Martha
Bowerbank; and grandchildren
Bryneisha and Britney Everett.
Services are this Saturday at
11 a.m. at Tabernacle of Joy and
Praise in Wauchula with the
Rev. V.C. Fayson officiating.
Interment will follow in
Bowling Green Cemetery.
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MAGGIE LEE
TIMMONS
* Maggie Lee Timmons, 82,
of Wauchula, died on Wed-
nesday, May 27, 2009, at
Sebring.
Born in Fort Meade on
Jan. 1, 1927, she was a life-
long resident of this area and
member of First Christian.
Church of Wauchula. She
was the dietary supervisor at
Hardee Memorial Hospital.
She was preceded in death
by her husband, Stan; three
sisters, Grace Taylor, Bernice
and Jean Walker; four broth-
ers, Houston, Wayman, Frank
and Norman Walker; and one
grandson, Jason Timmons.
Survivors include four
sons, Kenny Hall and wife
Melanie of Biloxi, Miss.,
James Timmons and wife
Pam of Wauchula, Joel Tim-
mons and wife Carissa of
Avon Park, Danny Timmons
and wife Karen of Bowling
Green; one step-son, Ed Tim-
mons and wife Colleen of
Bowling Green; two broth-
ers, Richard Walker of Par-
rish and Marvin Walker and
wife Susan of Wauchula; one
sister, Mildred Carlton of
Duette; eight grandchildren,
Ahgela Roch and husband
Lanny, Alyssa Hoffmann and
husband Billy, Ken "Bubba"
Hall II, Justin Timmons,
Virginiai Underwood,
Thomas Underwood, Ashley
Timmons and Dan Timmons;
two step-grandchildren, Brad
Timmons and wife Teresa
and Doug Timmons; five
great-grandchildren, Tyler,
Ryan and Maggie Roch and
Hunter and Ava Claire Hoff-
mann; and one godson,
Steven Revell.
Visitation was held on
Sunday, May 31, at First
Christian Church, from 2 to 3
p.m. Services followed at 3


DELMIRO L. GARCIA
Delmiro L. Garcia, 68, of
Americus, Ga., died on Thurs-
day, May 28, 2009.
Born on June 8, 1940, he was
a native of Dilley, Texas, a
member of St. Mary's Catholic
Church and was a farm contrac-
tor.
He was preceded in death by
his parents Jose Garcia and
Francisca Luna.
He is survived by his wife,
Minerva H. Garcia of Ameri-
cus, Ga.: 14 daughters, Leticia
Castillo of Bowling Green;
Monica Carroll and Elena
Garcia, both of Wauchula;
Rachel Farias of Valdosta, Ga.;
Belinda Farias of Anderson-
ville, Ga.; Norma Leal of San
Antonio, Texas; Nora Alvarez
of Dilley, Texas; and Elizabeth
Gonzales, Maria F. Garcia,
Delmira Garcia, Blanca Garcia,
Veronica Espinoza, Laura
Garcia and Dulce R. Garcia, all
of Americus, Ga.: four sons,
Demetrio Garcia, Delmiro H.
Garcia Jr., Fransisco Garcia and
Horacio Garcia, all of Ameri-
cus, Ga.: a sister, Ercilia De-
Igado of Ray City, Ga.: 38
grandchildren: and 12 great-
grandchildren.
Visitation was at the funeral
home on Monday, June 1, from
6 to 9 p.m. Services were at 11
a.m. on June 2 in St. Mary's
Catholic Church with Father
Robert Girardeau Officiating.
Interment followed in Oak
Grove Cemetery.
Hancock Funeral Home
Americus, Ga.

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HENRY
MARSHALL JR.
Henry Marshall Jr., 67, of
Fort Meade, died on Tuesday,
June 2, 2009, in Lakeland.
Born Oct. 9, 1941, in Jack-
sonsville, he attended school
in Olustee. The family later
moved to Bowling Green. He
worked in the farm and citrus
industry and was well known
as "Fuzzy" to his family and
friends. He joined New Mt.
Zion A.M.E. Church under
the pastorship of Rev. V. C.
Fayson.
He was preceded in death
Py his mother, Susie Ham-'
brick Marshall.
He leaves to' cherish his
memory his wife, Freda Mar-
shall; father Henry Marshall
Sr.; children Monica and hus-
band Darrel Spatcher, Willie
Marshall and Henry Marshall
III; grandchildren Bryneisha
and Britney Everett; sisters
Katie Mosley and Martha
Bowerbank; aunt Flora
Alexander; and many nieces,
nephews, cousins and
friends.
Services are this Saturday
at 11 a.m. at Tabernacle of
Joy and Praise in Wauchula
with the Rev. V.C. Fayson
officiating. Interment will
follow in Bowling Green
Cemetery.



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By SAVANNAH FAIRCLOTH
Herald-Advocate Intern
When most people think of
summer, visions of hot sandy
beaches, golden brown tans,
.and lounging by the ocean
come to mind. However, many
folks can't afford to drive hours
away to the nearest beach.
Main Street Wauchula Inc.
has felt the needs of the people,
and will be throwing the first-
ever "Beach Party" in Hardee
County during its next monthly
"Friday Night Live" event!
On June 19 from 5 to 9 p.m.,
folks are invited to Main Street
Heritage Park in downtown
Wauchula for a time of live


WAYNE L. 'BUTCH'
WILLIS
Wayne L. "Butch" Willis,
69, who resided on the family
homestead in Howard, N.Y. all
his life, died early Saturday
morning, May 30, 2009, at his
home.
Born in Hornell on Dec. 9,
1939, he was the son of the late
Cash and Ida Karr Willis. he
spent his winters in Crystal
Lake Village. On Dec. 15,
1962 he was married in
Hornell to the former Florence
Jean McGregor. Besides lov-
ing to farm, He was employed
at Foster-Wheeler Corporation
in Dansville for 35 years be-
fore retiring. He was a member
of Howard Union Church and
a charter member of the How-
ard Volunteer Fire Department.
He was a graduate of Avoca
Central School. He received
his associate's degree from
SUNY at Morrisville.
He will be remembered for
being a very proud, loving and
supportive husband, father and
grandfather who loved his
family and the outdoors. He
was also very community
minded in Howard, and at
Crystal Lake.
He was preceded in death y
his parents, Cash and Ida Karr
Willis, brother, Carl Willis,
and sister Carol Donnely.
Survivors include his wife of
46 years, Jean; one son,
Donald Willis of Howard,
N.Y.; four daughters, Kelly
Rodbourn and husband Don of
Avoca, N.Y., Pamela Robords
and husband Mike of Howard,
N.Y., Bonnie Heard and hus-
band Randy of Howard, N.Y.,
and Dawn Kiklowicz and hus-
band Chad of Bradford, N.Y;
13 grandchildren, Anthony
Rodbourn and wife Liz Fox,
Cortney Voss and husband
Mike, Zachary Rodbourn,
Mallory, Allison, Joelle and
Emillee Robords, Mackenzie,
Miranda and Mitchell Heard,
Victor Peterson, Jillian
Underhill and Cash Kiklowicz;
one brother, David "Chuck"
Willis of Pennsylvania; and
many nieces, nephews and
cousins.
Visitation was held on
Tuesday, June 2, from 2 to 4
p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the
Avoca Funeral Home. Services
were held on' Wednesday, at
the Howard Union Church, at
11 a.m. with the Rev. Donald
Lester officiating. Interment
followed at Howard Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memori-
als may be sent to either the
Howard Volunteer Fire De-
partment, the Howard Public
Library or the Howard Union
Church. Online condolences or
remembrances of Butch are
welcomed at www.bishopand-
johnsonfuneralhome.com.
Bishop & Johnson
Funeral Home
Howard, N.Y.


entertainment, contests, food
and fun.
California Toe Jam with be
serenading guests, followed by
games for all ages, including a
sandcastle building contest,
seashell hunt, water activities,
and many more exciting games.
An assortment of food and
beverages will be available dur-
ing the -festivities as well as
"Friday Night Live" T-shirts for
sale.
Main Street has partnered
with Celebration Church, which
will be supplying a bounce
house and doing face painting.
Main Street restaurants and
businesses will also be open for


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business during this time.
Who doesn't love free stuff?
Main Street has partnered up
with select businesses in Wau-
chula to give people the chance
to win a picnic basket filled
with beach-inspired goodies. In
order to win the basket, folks
must go to the businesses start-
ing on Monday to see how
many lifesavers they can find.
Be sure to6 bring all the collect-
ed lifesavers to the event to win
the prize!
Businesses that will have the
lifesavers include Giovanni's
Restaurant, Royal's Furniture,
La Floresita Bridal & Western
Wear, Celtic Crossing, Jelly-


them an easy option to sprinkle
on salads, cereal, yogurt or
when baking. There's no reason
to feel that chia seeds are a must
for good health, but they cer-
tainly are one option.
Q: I have seen papayas in
the grocery store but never
tried one. What do I look for?
Are they very nutritious?
A: Papayas are extremely
high in vitamin C, and also pro-
vide lots of beta-carotene,
folate, magnesium and potassi-
um. Papayas differ in size and
shape, and the color of the flesh
inside may be yellow, pinkish-
orange or red. Because of these
color differences, it's difficult
to judge ripeness by color. Look
for a papaya that gives slightly
to palm pressure without being
too soft. If needed, ripen it at
room temperature; store in the
refrigerator for up to a week
after that. The cluster of small
black seeds in the center is edi-
ble, though most people discard
them. Serve chunks of papaya
in a fruit plate, added to a green
salad, or as a topping for chick-
en or fish. It's also great
chopped with some cilantro and
sweet red pepper for a flavorful
salsa.
Q: What should I do if I still
have eggs left after the safety
date stamped on the carton?
A: Eggs are safe to eat for
four to five weeks after pur-
chase or the "expiration date" if
refrigerated continuously. You
may see egg cartons dated using
two different systems. All egg
cartons with the USDA mark
display the date the eggs were
packed in a format called the
Julian date, ranging from 001
for January 1 to 365 for
December 31. As long as eggs
are stored properly in the refrig-
erator, storage within the four-
to-five-week range is likely to
only pose a problem in the
appearance of the eggs (the
white becomes thinner and the
yolk flatter). To maximize qual-


beans, Java Caf6e, Mom & Me,
Cat's on Main, Magnolia Tree,
J&R Grocery, Happy .Hour
Liquor and Paul's Kitchen.
"Put on your favorite pair'of
flip flops, bring your lawn chair
downtown and he preparedoto
have a good time! Everyone
will love the California Toe Jam
band and the activities we haVe
planned," said Jessica Newman,
Main Street Wauchula Inc.
director.
For more information on the
event, call Main Street Wau-
chula Inc. at 767-0330.


ity and safety, refrigerate eggs
in their cartons on a middle or
lower shelf (not on the door
where the temperature is
warmer and more variable). If
your eggs are approaching the
five-week mark, note that eggs
will keep as long as a year in the
freezer. To freeze eggs, beat
whole eggs until just blended,
pour into freezer-safe contain-
ers, seal tightly and freeze.
Label the container with the
number of eggs included and
the date. To thaw, just store the
container overnight in the
refrigerator.

Q: Are tamari and soy
sauce the same thing? Is one
lower in sodium than the
other?
A: Tamari is one type of soy
sauce. You may sometimes hear
that tamari [pronounced tuh-
MAHR-ee] is lower in sodium
than soy sauce but that's not
necessarily true. Both are made
from fermented soybeans.
Tamari was originally devel-:
oped by adding extra water to a
fermented soybean paste called
miso. What many people con-
sider "regular" soy sauce, called
shoyu, includes added wheat.
Today, some types of tamari
also include wheat. Sodium
content is high in both tamari
and, shoyu types of soy sauce,
with bout 300 milligrams (mg)
of slium in just one teaspoon
(2,300 mg is the recommended
upper limit for the day).
Individual brands vary, but the
key to substantially lower sodi-
um is to look for the reduced-
sodium versions. Even these
contain about 175 to 240 mg
per teaspoon but it helps. Chefs
generally say that tamari is
thicker and has a stronger, more
complex and pronounced flavor
than "regular" shoyu soy sauce,
and therefore consider tamari
mainly appropriate for cooking
rather than as a table condi-
ment.


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enough with us to openly tell
S.us how much they appreciate
what we did for them. In fact,
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Q: Does eating more veg-
etables and fruits really help
lower blood cholesterol?
A: Studies suggest that it can
help. Vegetables and fruits con-
tain dietary fiber that can bind
up cholesterol in the digestive
tract and keep it from being
absorbed into the body. An
abundance of vegetables and
fruits probably acts in other
ways to lower risk of heart dis-
ease, too. These foods supply a
variety of vitamins and natural
plant compounds that act as
antioxidants, protecting blood
vessels and keeping LDL blood
cholesterol in a less damaging
form. Furthermore, a plant-
based diet with plenty of veg-
etables and fruits seems to help
counter inflammation that oth-
erwise contributes to the build-
up of plaque in blood vessels.
Q: Is it true that chia seeds
are one of the best sources of
omega-3 fat? If so, how do
you eat them?
A: Chia seeds, which come
from a desert plant, are often
compared to flaxseeds, whose
current popularity as a source of
omega-3 fat began years ahead
of chia seeds. A standard serv-
ing (about two tablespoons) of
either one supplies about five to
six grams of omega-3 fat. Some
have suggested chia seeds and
flaxseeds are better sources of
omega-3 than salmon, but be
cautious of these stories. A serv-
ing of salmon (three-ounce por-
tion) contains about one gram
of omega 3. Although techni-
cally lower than chia seeds and
flaxseeds, omega 3 fats from
animal sources (EPA and DHA)
are more easily used by our
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Greetings from Fort ureen!
We have had rain every day
and I was planting some flow-
ers last Saturday and dug down
into the soil, just deep enough
to stir the ground, and it was dry
as an old bqne. It is amazing
that it is still dry.
Our new pastor and wife
moved into the pastorium last
Saturday. It is great to have
them right here in Fort Green!
We all know God truly bless-
es us, and the workers at the
Methodist Cemetery last Tues-
day were made aware of His
awesome blessings. It had been
really hot and a work was
scheduled in the evening, after
some had already done a day's
work. As we arrived a cloud
came over and a cool breeze
blew. We were not even plagued
by mosquitoes and the only
ones breaking a sweat were the
persons using the weed eaters!
'I've said it before, ain't Godl
good!
The GA girls enjoyed spend-
ing some of the money they
made at their breakfast fund-
raiser at Coquina Beach in
Bradenton. Girls were Kasie P.,
Casey J., Tiffany, K-Lynn,
Norma, Elizabeth, Brianna,
Cassidy, Bailey and Kaylee.
Adults were GA leader Carol
Brown along with Fran Skinner,
Faye Davis, Kara Spencer,
Elizabeth Powell and yours
truly.
The waves were rough and
the lifeguard gave us warning
not to get out far from shore.
All obeyed, but I never got to
jump a single wave. They just
knocked me down, .and my
"three score and 10-plus" knees
would not let me get back up!
Faye Davis had to help me, and
thank goodness she was suc-
cessful before the lifeguard
reached me.
Needlessly to say, I got dress-
ed, sat in my little old beach
chair and said if anyone got in
trouble, I would just go in, in
my clothes, to save them!
Granddaughter Kaylee asked
who would save me? The
young just underestimate the
power of adrenalin in us old
folks! .
Maxine Albritton was sport-
infig a large bandage on one arm
last Sunday. She said she had
hit a highway cone marker and
the air bag went off. She said it


THURSDAY, JUNE 11
VHardee County Youth
Coalition, regular meeting,
Hardee County School
Board Training Center, 200
S. Florida Ave., Wauchula, 3
p.m.-
/Hardee County School
Board, regular meeting,
Board Room, 200 S. Florida
Ave., Wauchula, 5 p.m.
MONDAY, JUNE 15
WZolfo Springs Town
Commission, regular meet-
ing, Town Hall, 3210 U.S. 17
South, Zolfo Springs, 6 p.m.
TUESDAY. JUNE 16
VHardee Lupus Support
Group, regular meeting,
Florida Hospital conference
room, 533 W. Carlton St.,
Wauchula, 6 p.m.
WEDNESDAY. JUNE 17
vSHINE (Serving Health
Insurance Needs of Elders),
volunteer meeting, Hardee
County Public Library, 315
N. Sixth Ave. (U.S. 17
South), Wauchula, 10 a.m.
THURSDAY, JUNE 18
V'Hardee County, Corn
mission, regular meeting,
Room 102, Courthouse
Annex I, 412 W. Orange St.,
Wauchula, 8:30 a.m.


You cannot hold back a good
laugh any more than you can
the tide. Both are forces of
nature.


was real scary, -as that air bag
can mess you up! Jo Abbott and
Helen Albritton are home after
visits in the Lakeland hospital.
Will Haney is recovering nicely
from his surgery, and was
advised therapy should not be
too long. Please pray for all of
these.
Tisha Crews e-mailed me that
son Garrett had celebrated his
15th birthday party at his
"grammin's" and then spent the
night at the camp and enjoyed
riding the four-wheeler. All the
relatives enjoyed the wonderful
birthday dinner.It seems impos-
sible that Garrett is already 15!
Just think, next year he will be
16 and wanting to drive the car
instead of a four-wheeler!
Mr. Blink was honored with a
covered-dish dinner in celebra-
tion of his 97th birthday last
Sunday. His grandson and fam-
ily, John, Kristian and new
daughter Mae Archy, came
from Columbus, Ohio. Mrs.
Blink's brother, Corky and wife
Gail, drove up from Engle-
wood. Lots of other friends
enjoyed Fort Green's hospitali-
ty and good country cooking!
We are blessed to know this
couple. They lived a world of
history and do not mind sharing
it. Everyone should be privi-
leged to see a person as happy
as Mr. Blink was when he first
saw his great-granddaughter.
His smile was over a mile wide!
Church had already started and
he waited until after the sermon
to get to hold and hug her. It
was a very happy occasion.
The graduation news in the
paper was really interesting and
good. We evidently had some-
brilliant seniors. In four or six
years from now, probably some
of the smartest from our Fort
Green area will be Makayla
Chancey and Alex Pierstorff.
Makayla won numerous awards
and among them was the Math
Bash award, and Alex won 12
awards and one of these was a
new award because he had
never made below an "A" his
entire junior-high experience.
Way to go!
Kaylee Hogenauer and Hunt-
er Reid attended the state bowl-
ing competition last weekend ihn
Port St. Lucle. They had a good"
time.
VBS starts at 5:30 p.m. on
Sunday. Ya'll come.


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Donate Blood
One donations of blood
equals a total of three local
lives saved. Donate blood at
Florida Hospital, 533 W.
Carlton St., Wauchula.
The Big Red Bus will be at
the hospital from noon to
5:15 p.m. today (Thursday).
T-shirts will be given to each
donor.

Help Plan To
Teach Disabled
There will be a planning
meeting for agencies and
parents to contribute to ap-
plications under the Individ-
uals with Disabilities Educa-
tion Act.
The meeting is today
(Thursday) at 9 a.m. at the
Exceptional Student Educa-
tion Department, 200 S.
Florida Ave., Wauchula. For
more information, call Kim
Lowe, at 773-2600 ext. 259.

ZS Offers
Facility Tour
The town of Zolfo Springs,
invites community members
to tour its newly opened
police and fire station just
south of Town Hall.
The brapd-new .station
house will be open from 5 to
6 p.m., one hour prior to the
Town Commission's regular
meeting on Monday. Re-
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Silver Star Chair



Gets Place Of Honor


By SAVANNAH FAIRCLOTH
Herald-Advocate Intern
The Hardee County Junior
Reserve Officer Training Corps
hasabeen under the spotlight this
past year with its high-rankings
and awards and its support of
both the school and the commu-
nity.
Cadets from the program
recently traded in their rifles for
paint brushes during the Hardee
County Public Library's
"Chairs for Children" fund rais-
er.
Connie Revell couldn't pass
up the blue-and-silver chair
they produced. The chair,
with a star painted on its seat,
was one of several decorated


chairs put up for auction at the
fund raiser.
After purchasing the work of
art, Revell took it to its new
home, donating it to the Hardee
County Supervisor of Elections
Office. The chair has been
placed at the Wall of Honor
inside the lobby at the front
entrance to the office.
"It is our desire to recognize
the personal sacrifices made by
the men and women of our
armed forces that have given so
freely of themselves, present
and past," Elections Supervisor
Jeff Ussery, who created the
office's Wall of Honor, said.
"We would like to use this
gift to our office to send out


an open invitation to all those
who have served our country
and received a Silver Star," he
said.
Ussery invites residents who
have been awarded a Silver Star
to come to the Elections Office
to sign their names on the
JROTC chair.
Don't forget to bring in a pic-
ture of yourself, or a loved one
who has served or is serving in
the military, to add to the Wall
of Honor.
"If it weren't for these people
on the Wall of Honor, we would
surely not have the freedom to
cast our votes much less have
an election day," Ussery con-
cludes.


COURTESY PHOTO
County veterans services officer Larry Pelton (far left) and Elections Supervisor Jeff
Ussery are shown with some of the cadets from the Junior Reserve Officer Training
Corps at Hardee Senior High School who participated in the chair-decorating fund
raiser. The chair now sits at the Wall of Honor.




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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HARDEE
COUNTY

CASE NO. 25-2009-CA-000243
BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION AS SUCCESSOR
BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS
TRUSTEE UNDER THE POOLING
AND SERVICING AGREEMENT
DATED AS FEBRUARY 1, 2007s
GSAMP TRUST 2007-NC1,
Plaintiff,
vs.
BAYARDO DETRINIDAD, et. al.
Defendants.

NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
BAYARDO DETRINIDAD Whose
residence Is: 1072 MAGNOLIA
LANE, WAUCHULA, FL, 33873 &
335 DIANA AVE, WAUCHULA, FL,
33873
If alive, and if dead, all parties
claiming interest by, through,
under or against UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF BAYARDO
DETRINIDAD and all parties hav-
ing or claiming to have any right,
title 'or interest in the property
described herein.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action for Foreclosure of
Mortgage on the following
described
property:
LOT 12 OF BLOCK "A: OF
KNOLLWOOD SUBDIVI-
SION, A SUBDIVISION IN
HARDEE COUNTY, FLORI-
DA, AS PER PLAT BOOK 3,
PAGE 32.
a/k/a 1072 MAGNOLIA LANE
WAUCHULA, FL 33873
has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, if any, to
It, on Nwabufo Umunna, Attorney
for Plaintiff, whose address is
2901 Stirling Road, Suite 300, Fort
Lauderdale, Florida 33312 either
(chose one)
(a) within 30 days after the first
publication of this notice, or
(b) on or before July 10, 2009,

and file the original with the Clerk
of this Court either before service
on Plaintiffs attorney or Immedi-
ately thereafter; otherwise a
default will be entered against you
for the relief demanded in the
complaint.
WITNESS my. hand and the seal
of this Court this 9 day of June,
2009.
S" B.oHugh Bradiey
S As Ceik of the Court
By: Connie Coker
As Deputy Clerk
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons
needing a reasonable accomoda-
tion to participate In this proceed-
ing should, no later than seven
(7) days prior, contact the Clerk of
the Court's disability coordinator
at 8637732161, 412 W ORANGE
ST. RM A102. WAUCHULA FL.
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WEATHER SUMMARY
Last week's high temperatures ranged from the upper 80s to
lower 90s. Nighttime temperatures were mostly in the 60s, with
some 70s. in south Florida. Major cities averaged daytime highs in
the 80s and lows in the 60s and 70s. All locations received rainfall
and many locations were getting into the summer pattern of after-
noon showers. Some parts of the central region experienced heavy
rain and thunderstorms with totals up to nearly 4 inches. Most of
the State however, collected between 1 and 3 inches.

VEGETABLES
The spring season was virtually finished for the southern
Peninsula except for okra and tropical crops. Central and northern
fields continued to harvest crops such as sweet corn, eggplant, pep-
pers, squash, tomatoes, specialty items, and cucumbers. Jackson
County growers began harvesting watermelons. Snap beans in
Suwannee County showed signs of disease. Melon quality and har-
vesting has decreased in the central and southern regions. Recent
rain has delayed some field activity.

FIELD CROPS
Peanut planting was 85 percent complete. A few fields had
peanut seed rot and will be replanted. Growers were also applying
herbicide to control weeds. Dry weather in the first half of the week
enabled farmers to plant peanuts and cotton. Rain late in the week
impeded planting for some growers. Hay cutting in Highlands
County was also delayed by rain. Hay condition improved due to
recent precipitation. Significant wheat acreage remains unharvest-
ed in the Panhandle due to wet fields. This delay may cause prob-


lems for growers who normally practice double-cropping with late
cotton or peanuts. Corn was in good condition. Flooding in the
northeast counties negatively affected potato quality, but growers
were still able to harvest and market some of their salvaged crop.
Soil moisture was mostly adequate to surplus.

Moisture Topsoil I Subsoil
MRatureing This Last Last This Last Last
ng week eek year weelj week year
Percent
Very short 1 1 46 8 2 42
Short 3 6 36 6 9 36
Adequate 70 70 18 75 74 22
Surplus 26 23 0 11 15 0

LIVESTOCK AND PASTURES
In the Panhandle and northern areas, pasture condition was
poor to excellent with most in good condition. Summer forage con-
dition was improving rapidly. Summer perennial grasses were
recovering from poor early growth. Cattle condition was poor to
excellent with most in good condition. In the central areas, pasture
was very poor to excellent with most in fair condition. Forage
crops were responding well and recovering from a deep drought.
Cattle condition was mostly fair to good. Pasture condition in the
southwest was very poor to excellent with most in good condition.
The poor condition was due to flooding in some locations and to
drought in others. Pasture grass condition continues to improve.
Some pasture was flooded in low lying areas. The condition of the
cattle improved as the grass began to grow. Some producers note
that even with the severe drought earlier this year, calf weights
were near normal. However, more hay and molasses were fed this
year. Statewide, cattle condition was very poor to excellent with
most in good condition.


Cattle Pasture
Condition This Last This Last
week week week week
Percent
Very poor 5 5 5 5
Poor 5 10 5 10
Fair 35 40 35 40
Good 50 40 50 40'
Excellent 5 5 5 5
CITRUS
Typical weather patterns for this time of year brought after-
noon and evening showers on several days. All areas of the citrus
belt reported some rainfall during the week. Many coastal and cen-
tral areas received up to two inches. With the exception of a few
areas where the groves were saturated, the rainy weather has not
been a factor in harvesting or production practices. Production
practices were on schedule and included herbiciding, aerial and
ground spraying, mowing,: and brush removal. The tropical weath-
er continued to be an asset to fruit growth and tree foliage. Oranges
were as large as golf ball size, while grapefruit were slightly larg-
er. Trees in well-kept groves were in good condition for next sea-
son's crop. Three large processing plants plan on closing this week;
almost all plants were planning to be closed by the end of the
month. Packing of oranges limited and included late oranges and,
very small quantities of grapefruit.
Estimated Boxes Harvested - Week Ended
Crop May 24 I May 31 | Jun 07
In thousands of 1-3/5 bushel boxes
Valencia oranges 5,534 , 4,369 5,672
Navel oranges 0 0 0
Grapefruit 58 41 0


In Business
By Savannah Faircloth


KICK THE BLUES - Summer can mean one of two things:
One, spend two months of endless memories relaxing with friends
and family or spend two months of empty wallets and boredom.
Mark Anderson has the perfect remedy to kick your boredom blues.
The Full Circle Academy of Karate & Ju-jitsu has opened its very
own branch in Wauchula.
"A couple of friends of mine wanted me to set up something
down in Wauchula. I thought it was a good idea for both the kids
and the adults, to save them a trip out of town," said Anderson.
The academy began in Arcadia under Anderson five years ago.
Anderson's love for martial arts began at a very young age
when his grandfather trained him in judo. This training led
- Anderson to serve as a- military policeman in the U.S. Marine
Corps. There, he was certified in areas such as close quarters com-
bat and as a hand-to-hand combat instructor. His achievements led
him to receive the rank of a brown belt in ju-jitsu.
Not only will participants receive the guidance of Anderson,
but they will also be visited by a former naval aviator and graduate
of the U.S. Naval Academy, Mark Fusco. Fusco holds the rank of
fifth-degree black belt in ju-jitsu and third-degree black belts in
karate and kempo.
"I have every confidence in Shidoshi Anderson's ability to
accurately and dynamically teach our syllabus. We have closely
observed and worked with him as he has instructed classes for chil-
dren and adults. He is highly respected in the martial arts family,"
said Fusco.
Ju-jitsu is known as the empty hand art of Japanese Samurai.
It helps give participants skill in realistic self-defense, strikes,
kicks, throws, joint locks, chokes, weapon defense, and pressure
points. This form of martial arts is great for kids in that it provides
a well-rounded knowledge of self-defense without the use of
punching or kicking.
Lessons are offered at the Wauchula Woman's Club, 131 N.
Seventh Ave. Classes are offered for kids ages 7-12 and for adults,
13 and up.
For more information, call Anderson at (863) 990-8986.

PIT STOP - The long-awaited Sunoco of Seven-Mile Point is
now completed, ready to welcome busy travelers.
The process 'of tearing down the old building in 2006 and
rebuilding in 2007 has been a long one, but owners Dane Terrell
and Hitesh Patel are confident that it was worth the efforts.
If the clock is working against you early in the morning, you
can rest assured that you can get everything you need quickly at
Sunoco.
"We offer a delicious hot deli, any type of gas, cold beverages,
slushies, assorted candies, lottery tickets, and any other necessities
you may need in a hurry," said Patel.
Terrell and Patel are not only anticipating a great reaction from
the community, but are also thankful to those who have supported
them all the way from 2006 to now.
"We want to thank all of our friends in the community for sup-
porting us during this time of getting everything built and ready,"
said Terrell.
Sunoco is open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.,
Saturday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunoco of Seven-Mile is located at 5121 SR 64 E. For more
* information, call 773-0968.
New business or management? Remodeling-or relocating? Call
Savannah Faircloth at 773-3255 with your business news.


PHOTO BY SAVANNAH FAIRCLOTH
Folks traveling along SR 64 can fill their tanks and
tummy at the Sunoco of Seven-Mile.



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PAGE ONE


By MAYA CARPENTER
Special To The Herald-Advocate
Hardee County's own Mark
Anthony Track Club started the
summer off right.
"The first-timers were very
impressive," said James Club,
track club coach.
The club is named after the
late Mark Anthony Lunsford, a
standout athlete football, bas-
ketball and track at Hardee
High School. Lunsford died in
auto accident in his late 20s in
Alabama where he was
employed.
His parents, Isaac and Pat
Lunsford, were on hand to sup-
port the club in this year's first
outing at the 2009 Bay Area
Youth Track and Field Classic


on Memorial Day weekend.
Experienced members Bran-
don Beatty and Miracle Thomp-
son, who went to state last year,
were joined by Soje Rivers,
Abel Vargas, Trevor Paige,
Jaquavious Kimbrough, Sah-
maud Blandin and Areah Wil-
kins. The athletes vary from 13
to 7 years old.
The group will continue in
the next.meet, the Florida Sun-
shine State Games in Clermont
on June 13.
"The Memorial Day event
was more of an introduction for
the newer, kids. Trevor and
Kimbrough did not get in
events that weekend, but will
have their first opportunity at
the Sunshine State Games,"


said the coach.
Thompson participated in the
girls primary division 100-
meter dash at 17.64 seconds,
and also in the long jump at 8
feet, which in an improvement
from last year's jump of 7 feet.
Beatty, a seventh grader, was
in the sub-youth division runs.
He completed the 800-meter
run at 2:40.16 and the 3,000-
meter run at 11 minutes and
28.5 seconds, both improve-
ments from last season's per-
formances.
"I'm proud that these two
have come this far and are con-
tinuing to shine," said Coach
Carpenter.
Newcomers Rivers, Vargas,
Wilkins and Blandin started


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Isaac and Pat Lunsford were on hand when the Mark Anthony Track Club, named for
their son, made its appearance in a Tampa meet on Memorial Day weekend. From left,
are Trevor Paige, Soje Rivers, Jacquavious Kimbrough, Sahmaud Blandin holding one
of the club T-shirts, Areah Wilkins and Miracle Thompson; missing Brandon Beatty and
Able Vargas.



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their careers well.
Rivers, in the boys primary
division, ran the 100-meter
dash at 17.52 seconds and the
200-meter dash at 338.11 sec-
onds. Out of 40 competitors, he
placed 22nd in his first-ever try.
Vargas was also in the pri-


mary division, finishing the
100-meter dash at 18.5 seconds
and the long jump with a leap of
8'8".
Blandin was in the sub-youth
division and completed the 100-
meter dash in 15.28 seconds.
Wilkins was in the sub-


midget division long jump, with
a best jump of 7 feet and four
inches.
"We are looking forward to
the nexi event where all mem-
bers will compete. We are off to
a great start," concluded the
coach.


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Plan Ahead For

Conley Reunion


The John Wesley Conley
family reunion will be on Satur-
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Alex McQuaig
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COURTESY PHOTO
David Powers & Scarlet Gonzalez
Scarlet Gonzalez To

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Rigoberto and Martha Gon-
zalez of Wauchula announce the
engagement and approaching
marriage of their daughter,
Scarlet, to David Powers, the
son of Bruce and Glenda
Powers of Wauchula.
The bride-to-be is a 2001
graduate of Hardee Senior High
School. She is currently em-
ployed at the Hardee County
Health Department in Wau-


chula.
The prospective groom is a
2002 graduate of Hardee Senior
High School. He is currently
employed by Hardee County in
the equipment maintenance
shop.
The couple will exchange
marriage vows this Saturday,
June 13, in Sarasota at the
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's
Witnesses.


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was concerned about the nutrition of his elderly patients.


The Family of:

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everyone who shared in our loss and gor

all he prayers, lowers, visits and

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Alex
David Alexander McQuaig,
the son of Judy McQuaig of
Bowling Green, turned 4 years
old on April 20.
Alex celebrated the occasion
on Saturday, April 18, by first
meeting some of his young
guests at Hardee County Fire-
Rescue to learn about fire
trucks and then going on to a
birthday party at the Fort Green
home of his grandparents,
Reuben and Nancy McQuaig.
Theme for the party was Fire
Trucks.
Guests enjoyed hot dogs,
chips and a fire-truck cake
made by his grandmother.
Also helping him celebrate
were his brother, Dakoda; aunts
Gail Alderman and Nancy Lynn
Leavins; uncle Peanut Plumley;
Michelle, Mark, Shelby and
Magan Andrews; and Pam,
Lillian, Joseph, Joshua and
Andrew McQuaig.


N. Seventh Ave., Wauchula.
Everyone is asked to bring a
covered dish to the noon lun-
cheon at the fellowship Hall.


Koda McQuaig
Has Turned
1 Year Old


Koda
Dakoda Lee McQuaig, the
son of Judy McQuaig of
Bowling Green, celebrated his
very first birthday on May 17.
He marked the occasion with
a party held on Saturday, May
16, at Fort Green Baptist
Church. Theme for the party
was Horses.
Guests enjoyed hamburgers,
chips, ice cream and a horse
cake made by his grandmother,
Nancy McQuaig.
Also helping Koda celebrate
were brother Alex McQuaig,
Jackie Kottwitz, Itzel Delgado,
Lynn Johnson, Rodney Johns-
on, Landon Johnson, Clayton
Johnson, Casey Powell and
Haigen Johnson.
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human condition, what it
means to be fully human. Pets
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Brittney Ann Wheeler of Fort
Myers, to Justin David Conerly
of Wauchula, the son of David
and Darlina Conerly of
Wauchula.
The bride-elect is a 2003
graduate of Fort Myers High
School. She will graduate in
September from the Institute of


Interior Design.
The prospective groom is a
2001 graduate of Hardee Senior
High School and attended
Florida Southern College. He is
currently employed as a line-
man with Florida Power &
Light.
Plans are being made for a
Saturday, Oct. 24, beach wed-
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Boca Grande. .


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Peace River Electric Cooperative's Operation Round Up program recently presented
$20,000 to two area organizations. Operation Round Up is a charity where PRECo's
customers allow their bills to be rounded up to the next dollar, with the extra' change
funding donations to worthy organizations. The foundation presented $10,000 checks
to Resthaven, in Hardee County, and Meals on Wheels of Manatee. Accepting the local
check (above) was the Rev. Jim Williams, Resthaven board member. The funds will be
used to provide the adult living facility with food and gas.


Faith TemI


Lake Dale Baptist Church is
hosting Vacation Bible School
for all ages next Week, June 14
-18 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly.
The church is at 3102 Heard
Bridge Road, Wauchula. For
more information, Call 773-
6622 or 781-9442.
The deadline for Church News
submissions is Thursday at 5
for the next edition.

Once we become interested in
the progress of the plants in
our care, their development
becomes a part of the rhythm
of our own lives and we are
refreshed by it.,
-Thalassa Cruso
Overfertilized plants may be
beautiful but are otherwise
useless, like people whose
energies are devoted so com-
pletely to their appearance
that there is no other develop-
ment.
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This week in history, as
researched from the archival
pages of The Florida
Advocate, the Hardee County
Herald and The Herald-
Advocate...
75 YEARS AGO
Plans are being completed for
Wauchula's Fourth of July fes-
tivities. Already getting entries
is the frog-jumping contest, as
Florida frogs try to take the
world championship record of
"Budweiser," who set a record
of 13 feet five inches in 1932 at
Angels Camp, Calif. Only wild
frogs can be used. Each gets
three jumps. Out-of-town
judges will be used.
J.G. Anderson has purchased
nine Texas brood mares for his
640-acre ranch 14 miles south-
west of Wauchula. Added to his
other stock, it makes 15 head of
horses, which he plans to breed.
He also bought a registered
Hereford bull about 2 years old
which weighs between 1,000
and 1,500 pounds.
The Board of County Com-
missioners in Hardee County on
Monday authorized the state
Board of Administration to pur-
chase $13,500 worth of bonds
under the Kanner measure. This
included $6,000 in highway
bonds, $4,000 in highway re-
fund bonds and $3,500 in spe-
cial .road and bridge district
highway refunding bonds.
Groff's Men's Store, "Wau-
chula's Best," has a new ship-
ment of alligator riding slickers
for just $6.95. Stetson hats are
$8.50, Duck Head work pants
$1.25 and Red Airman work
shirts 75 cents.
50 YEARS AGO
The final plans for $40,000
worth of sanitary sewer exten-
sions have been approved by
the Wauchula City Council. It
includes about 50 houses in the
Green Street-Bay Street area in
east Wauchula at $23,300; a
line to serve Riverview Heights
at $10,200; and a line which
will pick up about seven users
on Ohio Avenue on' the west
city limits for $7,500. It will
also include two lift stations.
Whether or not the county
will help Wauchula finance its


out-of-city fire protection will
be decided next week when
commissioners get down to
work on the 1959-60 budget
next week. The cost to the
county would be $225 a month,
or $2,700 a year, it is estimated.
July 6, will be Equalization
Day for the Board of County
Commissioners and for Hardee
County taxpayers. It will be
their regular meeting day but if
too many unhappy taxpayers
show up, the board session will
be carried over to the next day.
This is the first tax assess-
ment roll based upon the recent
reappraisal of county real prop-
erty and will be presented by
county tax assessor Miss Anna
Mae Taylor. L.R. Foulk, who
did the reappraisal, said the
non-exempt roll should be at
least twice the one for 1958, or
about $14 million.
Wells' Market offers stew
brisket for 39 cents a pound,
chuck steak for 59 cents a
pound and fryers for 39 cents a
pound. Campbell's tomato soup
is 10 cents a can; sugar is five
pounds for 39 cents, with a $5
order.
25 YEARS AGO
A long-term Hardee County
dream has come true. U.S. 17
will be four-laned as it connects
the county's three cities.
Official confirmation came
Tuesday from Sen. Pat Neal,
who played a vital role in turn-
ing the dream into reality,
speaking of the legislative
appropriation for the state
Department of Transportation's
budget. Neal was spurred on by
Hardee County Farm Bureau
President Doyle Parker, who
echoed the voices of many citi-
zens.
Gov. Bob Graham suspended
Zolfo Springs Town Council-
man John Oldham Thursday.
The suspension came as the
result of the arrest of Oldham
and six others on charges of
conspiracy to possess and dis-
tribute marijuana. Their arrests
were the result of a week-long
investigation by the Hardee
County Sheriff's Office and the
FBI.
The portion of M. McEwen
RoIad lying south of Hardee
High School should'not be'.used


for school bus travel, the School
Board was told last week. A
state Transportation Depart-
ment study of safety factors and
traffic volumes deemed it
unsafe for buses.
J&J Jewelers offers Father's
Day specials in 14K gold cuff
links, 20 percent off Bulova
watches, 50 percent off Royal
Daulton figurines, key rings
and money clips, and tie tacs
and pins.
10 YEARS AGO
After only four years of 941,
Hardee County once again has a
new area code. By September,
out-of-towners will have to dial
863 to get in touch with family
and friends in Hardee County.
There will be an overlap period
until May 2000 during which
both area codes can be used.
The Wauchula Police De-
partment last week officially
became the first law enforce-
ment agency in the county, and
the region, to earn accredita-
tion. "If a hospital and a school
have to be accredited, why
shouldn't a police department?"
asked Police Chief Joe Brock.
Four students at Wauchula
Elementary School were re-
warded with a plane trip for
compiling 250 points in the
Accelerated Reader program.
Principal Mike Wilkinson pilot-
ed his Beechcraft Bonanza for
Ashley Hendry, Ashley Shiver,
Courtney Norris and Crystal
Hernandez.
S&S Suprex Market has veg-
etable and fruit specials, toma-
toes 99 cents a pound, green
seedless grapes, also 99 cents a
pound, green peppers two for
$1, Golden Delicious apples, 49
cents a pound, peaches 89 cents
a pound and green onions four
for 99 cents.

* A garden is always a series of
losses set against a few tri-
umphs, like life itself.

There's little risk in becoming
overly proud of one's garden
because gardening by .its very
nature is humbling. It has a
way of keeping you on your
knees.
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The Bible tells toward the end
these things shall come to pass.
With everything that's going on,
how long can this world last?

Americans held hostages in
'heathen foreign lands,
despised, beaten and murdered
for all the things for which they stand.

They're not justjust someone out there
somewhere, they could be you or me.
Each of us is hostage till each
of us is free.

Old Glory burned and trampled,,
torn down by crowds aflame.
Those who deny the Son of God,
and curse His Holy name.

Hey, let's all stand and cheer,
the old red, white and blue.
Let's put our shoulder to the wheel
and pull our country through.

For all of us who keep the faith,
surely heaven waits.
Will there be a yellow ribbon tied
around those pearly gates?
- Kitty Oden
Wauchula
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HARDEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 25-2008-CA-000752
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,.
Plaintiff,
vs.
ROBERT H. NICKLOW A/K/A
ROBERT NICKLOW, et al,
Defendant(s).

NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: JANET K. NICKLOW A/K/A
JANET NICKLOW
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
1948 MORGAN ROAD
ZOLFO SPRINGS, FL 33890
CURRENT ADDRESS:
UNKNOWN
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER, AND AGAINST THE
HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL
DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UMKNOWN PAR-
TIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANIEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
UNKNOWN
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action to foreclose a mortgage on
the following property in Hardee
County, Florida:
THE WEST 1/2 OF SOUTH
1/4 OF SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF
SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SEC-
TION 16, TOWNSHIP 34
SOUTH, RANGE 26 EAST,
HARDEE COUNTY, FLORI-
DA. TOGETHER WITH AN
EASEMENT FOR INGRESS,
EGRESS AND UTILITIES
OVER THE EAST 50 FEET
OF THE NORTH 1/4 OF
SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF
NORTHEAST 1/4 AND
NORTHEAST 1/4 OF
NORTHEAST 1/4 NORTH-
EAST 1/4 AND NORTH 30
FEET OF NORTHEAST 1/4
NORHTEAST 1/4 SECTION
21, TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH,
RANGE 26 EAST, HARDEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA; AND
EASEMENT AS RECORD-
ED IN O.R. BOOK 691,
PAGE 921, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HARDEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA,
TOGETHER WITH A
MOBILE HOME LOCATED
THEREON AS A PERMA-
NENT FIXTURE AND
APPURTANCE THERETO.
VIN NUMBERS
27610322MA AND
27610322MB
has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses within 30
days after the first publication, if
any, on Florida Default Law Group,
P.L., Plaintiff's attorney, whose
address is 9119 Corporate Lake
Drive, Suite 300, Tampa, Florida
33634, and file the original with
this Court either before service on
Plaintiff's attorney or immediately
thereafter, otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the Complaint
or petition.
This notice shall be published
once a week for two consecutive
weeks in the Herald Advocate.
WITNESS my hand and the seal
of this Court on this 4 day of June,
2009.

B. Hugh Bradley
Clerk of the Court
By: C. Timmons
Deputy Clerk
**In accordance with the
Americans Disabilities Act, per-
sons with disabilities needing a
special accommodation to partici-
pate in this proceeding should
ocntact the individual or agency
sending the notice at Echevarria,
McCalla, Raymer, Barrett &
Frappler, 601 Bayshore Blvd.,
Suite 800, Tampa, Florida 33606,
telephone (813)251-4766, not later
than seven (7) days prior to the
proceeding. If hearing impaired,
(TDD) 1-800-955-8771 ,or voice (V)
1-800�955-8770, via Florida Relay
service. 6:n.1ec

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imes, but no real garden is
nothing but a chore.
Nancy Grasby


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I Had A Pink Er White


Nash Rambler At 19'


By TRENTON MUNTZ
Special To The Herald-Advocate
Q: What is your name?
A: Nancy Marie Muntz.
Q: Where were you born?
A: Dubuque, Iowa.
Q: Where did you go to school?
A: St. Rayfield's Cathedral.
Q: How
many kids ( ,
were in Poe, 1t
your class? .' ,
A: Forty,
which was a lot for back then.
Q: What did you do for entertain-
ment?
A: I went ice skating or played with
my siblings.
Q: What were your parents' jobs?
A: My mother was a housewife and
my father was a car painter.
Q: What was your first job?
A: The minister at the cathedral
where I went to school had a house
made of all wood that was built in the
1700s, and I dusted his house for 75
cents as my first job.
Q: Before you got a job, what
chores did you do?
A: I would babysit my siblings.
Q: What music was in style?
A: I remember Elvis Presley was all
everyone talked about.
Q: What was an important event
in your early days?
A: It was my oldest brother's wed-


The following permits were
applied for or issued by the
Hardee County Building De-
partment during the week of
June 1-7. Listings include the
name of the owner or contrac-
tor, the address for the project,
the type of work to be done, and
the cost involved. Only projects
valued at $/,0r/l')r mote are
listed. n B.
APPLIED
Louis Adnaud Inc., John Holt
Road, new residence, $50,264.
Gant Electric, South Florida
Ave., rewire, $3,000.
ISSUED


ding. We all had fun and realized we
were growing up.
Q: What was your first car?
A: I will never forget! When I was
19, I got a pink and white Nash
Rambler.
Q: Who was a famous world.
leader you remember?
A: President Eisenhower.
Q: How many states were there?
A: There were all 50 of them.
Q: During your teenage days,
were there any wars going on?
A: Nope, not then.
Q: Did you ever move to a differ-
ent city or state?
A: No, not until I had kids.
Q: How old were you when you
had your first child?
A: I had my son when I was 19.
Q: How many kids did you have?
A: I have four children, three boys
and one girl.
Q: How does technology today
compare to back then?
A: Oh, my gosh! It is so unbeliev-
able now compared to when I was a
kid.
Back In Time is the result of a class
assignment given to ninth graders at
Hardee Senior High School. Each
student is asked to interview an older
person. Selected interviews are pub-
lished here as an encouragement to the
students and for the enjoyment of our
readers.


Kimmins Contracting, SR 62,
commercial demolition, $6,650.
Olive Creek Const., South
Eighth Avenue, residential
alterations, $2,200.
One-Hour A.C., Jones Street,
seven a/c mechanical upgrades'
at $3,974 each.
Steve Senn Electric, Solomon
Road, commercial electric up-
date, $1,000.
All-Florida Weather Proof-
ing, Theater Road, roof-over,
$3,879.
BUILDING BLOCKS
Floods are the most common
natural disaster in the U.S., with
10 million homes located in
areas of significant flood rise.
Twenty to 25 percent of insur-
ance claims are paid to people
who live in low to moderate
flood risk areas. Most home-
owners insurance does not
cover flood damage. Check you
policy to be sure you are safe.


Member:
Tri County Roofers
Association.
Hardee County Builders
Association.
Florida Roofer & Sheet
Metal Association.
Lifelong Resident of
Hardee County.
Richie Evans
773-0377
1071 S. Florida Ave:
Wauchula
License # CCC 1326969.
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Celebrating

50 Years of Marriage


Brother Jim & Miss Cindy
June 5, 1959 - June 5, 2009


Come join us as we celebrate ...
dress is casual
Your presence will be their gift!


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A reception will be held in honor of this special
occasion on Saturday, June 13th from
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the
First Baptist Church of Bowling Greern, Florida


Pastor Laurence Williams & Pastor Jeff Giles
invite everyone to come to a



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IN PIZO .E,5 AND CONTINUINg

Sun 10:30 am & 6 pm - Nightly at 7:30

Divine Healing ~ Miracle Working Power


Guest Speakers as God Leads


Come Expecting A Blessing

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WORLDLY AFFAIR


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Clara Durrance


Jared Flemer


Juan Navarro


Stoney Ortiz Chelsea Owens


COURTESY PHOTOS
Prom Night 2009 was literally "A Worldly Affair" for Hardee Senior High School students.
The May 2 formal event featured encounters with the cultures of such faraway places
as China, Egypt, Italy and England. Around 300 attended, taking the trip around the
world. Crowned Prom King & Queen (above) were Ariel Vallejo and, Shelby Durrance.
Costumed chaperones (middle) such as "Geisha" Jan Brutus and "Cleopatra" Leann
Nicholson exhibited the spirit of the night's theme, as did backdrops (below) of famed
sights.


Tealishia Owens


Adelina Pantoja Carlos Raiez Grant Roberts


Photos Not Available


Andrew Allison
Joseph Almendarez
Wade Aubry
Emigdio Bautista
Brittany Brown
Amulfo Cortez
Lee Cortez
Rajue Dammar
Leroy Delarosa
Daniel Delora
Corey Dudek
Daisy Escoto
Calvin Evans
Jordan Farrell
Gloria Felipe
Efrain Fermin
Esna Francisco
Joel Gannon
Rey Garcia
Matthew George


Magdalena Hernandez
Pablo Hernandez
Benjamin Martinez
Michael Martinez
Everardo Mejia
Yesenia Molina
Guadalupe Montanez
Courtney Nicholson.
Humberto Nolasco
Maria Paniagua


Adam Pantoja
Flor Anahi Ramirez
Sebastian Ramirez
Juan Rico
Anastacio Santiago
Justin Tomlinson
Kember Townsend
Kong Vue
Ariana Waldee
Addison Yang


Congratulations
Christopher
We are proud of you!
VERITAS AEOUITAS


Love, Mom and Dad






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CLASSIFICATIONS:
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Appliances
Automobile
Boats
Furniture
Help Wanted
Houses
Livestock
Lost & Found
Miscellaneous


per word. Headlines are $2 a
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pre-paid.


Mobile Homes
Notices
Pets
Plants/Produce
Real Estate
Recreational
Rentals
Services
Wanted
Yard Sales


Very nice
1 BR - 1 Bath Apartment, $450 month
2 BR - 1 Bath $500 month.
Security required.
Great location in Ft. Meade.
For information call Sheila
285-7203 ~ 214-5645 ~ 375-9988
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Central Florida Health Care, Inc.
Hiring Immediately
LPNs - valid F1 license, CPR cert.,
exp in.ob/gyn - Avon Park and Frostproof
Center
exp in pediatric - Avon Park Center
Dundee Center - Front Desk Receptionist with hospital
or medical office experience in patient registration &
insurance.
Quality Improvement/Risk Manager Asst. - RN, valid
FL license. Ability to collect and analyze quality improve.
data. Knowledge of Joint Commission & OSHA,
Computer literate. Travel within service area (Highlands,
Hardee, Polk).
Comirp, salary, benefits. Send Resume to, CFHC, 950 CR
17A West, Avon Park, FL. 33825, Fax # (863)452-3011,
email hr@cfhconline.org EOE/DFW
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THE PALMS

Available for
Immediate Occupancy
$99 Move In Special through June 30
*Plus $1200 FREE RENT*
(*One year lease @$100/mo reduction)
* Spacious 2, 3 & 4 BR Garden Apts.
* Open, quiet country setting.
* Close to Sheriff's Station on Martin
Luther King Jr Ave and La Playa Drive.
* Award winning Professional Bi-lingual
Management Staff.
* Affordable Rents.

701 La Playa Drive, Wauchula
Rental Office Hours Mon - Fri 1:00 - 5:00 PM
After hours by appointment
- (863) 773-3809, TDD 800-955-87.71
| E4 Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider 0,6:4.-2



WE HAVE MOVED
Come See Our Used Appliance Showroom



7,i County Appliance Repair

214 E. Orange St. ~ Wauchula
(across from Klassii)
* All New Appliances have Manufacturers Warranty
* Service ALL Brands of Appliances
* $60.00 for 30 min of Service
Parts Additional
* Parts for ALL Makes!!
Appliances available in all price ranges





Trained * Licensed * Insured * Professional Service


Classifieds


DIESEL INJECTION REPAIRS -
Pumps, turbos, Injectors, 1/2
price of Tampa & Orlando. Can
remove & Install. 863-381-0538.
1:29-6:11tp
L. DICKS INC. Is now purchasing
.citrus fruit for the 2009/10 season
and beyond. Call Mark Manuel @
781-0384. 9:4tfc


FORD MUSTANG, 1998, white, V6
motor 3.8 standard. Make offer.
863-245-3824. 6:,11-18p
2001 DODGE INTREPID, runs
good, looks good, $3,000. 781-
7198. ,6:11p


'99 NISSAN ALTIMA $3,500, in
good condliton, air, CD, AM/FM
and cassette. 773-2977. 6:4-11p
A book is like a garden car-
ied in the pocket.

DeSoto County




EASY FINANCING
www.landcallnow.com �
1-941-778-7980/7565 s


W B. BOlliff, Jr., Tree Surgeon, Inc.
773-4478




Free Estimates
Insured - 30+ years experience




S. Spy -4U Computer Repair, LLC
S carry A. Phillips

.. ..... : :.tieft/rrap tr.c ro 'i.;:, :, 4
servingg Hardee & DeSoto Counties




4-C Construction, ILC


Robert Cole
863-773-9351


David Cole
863-214-1471


Licensed & Insured FREE EST!IATES
CBC1256749 cl4:30-6:18 FREE ESTIMATES


Hill's Auto World
U.S. Hwy. 17- Bowling Green
� 375-4441
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK * SE HABLA ESPANOL


w Bright
Beginnings
Painting
Experienced &
Licensed Painters


19' FLORIDA SKIFF with tunnel
hull. Customized with front and
rear deck, front and rear live
wells, Great White trolling motor
and V4 OMC outboard with stain-
less prop. Runs great. Aluminum
trailer with 3500 lb. torsion axle.
All for $5,000. Also, 30 hp
Johnson outboard with electric
start and controls, 140 pounds
compression on both cylinders,
$850. For information call: Bruce
Stephens/The Boat Shop 863-
633-8516, Griffin Whidden Road
off of West Main Street,
Wauchula. 6:11p


GIRLS TWIN BEDROOM set,
desk, chair, hutch, dresser, mat-
tress box spring, $100. Bird cage
with stand, $40. 773-0817. 6:11p


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RECLINERS - King size mattress,
TV and tool boxes for full, size
pick-up. 773-4821. 6:11p
COVERED WAGON train bed,
twin, all wood, paid $500 asking
$350. 773-2977. S:4-11p


BOWLING GREEN SMALL
ENGINE mechanic needed. 863-
375-4056. 6:4-18c
LOOKING FOR SOMEONE to live
on ranch in Okeechobee County.
Will be expected to do house and,
yard work. Must have a valid dri-
ver's license. Please call 863-763-
5321 after 6 p.m. Thank you.
6:11-7:9p

Each garden has its own sur-
prise.


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781-1062
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Hearn's Auto Cleaning Service


Car Wash and Wax
Carpet and Seat Cleaning
Buff Compounding
Headliners Replaced
Vinyl Top
Motor Cleaning


Hwy. 17 & S.R. 66
Zolfo Springs


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(863) 735-1495


IIllyBo's ire

Best deals onr fhee TSi


Billy Ayers
Tire Technician


L AMBER T
REALTY INC. |
402 South 6th Avenue
Wauchula, FL 33873
New roof and new paint on this 3B/lBth con-
crete block home, central H/A, screened porch,
corner lot, fenced yard, outside storage.
$144,000
Lovely home in family neighborhood, 2B/2Bth,
large master suite, 2 screened porches, outside
storage, sprinkler 'system with separate well.
$54,900
ONE OF A KIND! 2 bedrooms, cozy cottage
with fireplace, hardwood floors, lots of storage
space, huge 30x18 storage building. Call Delois
to see this home today! $128,000
This is a must see! 3.16 Acres and 3B/2B home
built in 1990 with large rooms, fireplace,
screened lanai, in ground pool, 12x20 metal
storage. $125,000
OWNERS SAY SELL THIS HOUSE! 2005,
24x44, D/W mobile home, peaceful location,
Smithbuilt shed has electricity and 12x16
porch. $73,000
MOVE RIGHT IN this C/B Stucco home;
4B/3Bth, family room with fireplace, stainless
steel appliances in large kitchen, lovely yard
with underground sprinkler system. A MUST
SEE! $279,000
Lovely heritage home, 3B/2Bth, with 4 rental
units, currently rented, tall ceilings, hardwood
floors, plenty of extras in this listing. Call
Charlotte for details.
2B/lBth, completely furnished M/H; large
screened porch and nice yard. $38,000


Include

FREE

MOUNT &

BALANCE


773-0777 * 773-0727
116 REA Rd., Wauchula
g VISA (across from Wal-Mart) c6:11c


Bus. (863) 773-0007
Fax: (863) 773-0038
www.lambertrealty.net
Charlotte Terrell
Well maintained C/B Home on 11 Acres!
3B/lBth; large fireplace, enclosed porch; great
garden area. A MUST SEE TO APPRECIATE!
$225,000
30 acres of pastureland in secluded area; small
pond has natural flow of water; perfect for
home site or small ranch. ALL OFFERS CON-
SIDERED and POSSIBLE OWNER FINANC-
ING! Call Delois today.
5 acres with fruit trees, large oaks and 1 acre
pond; this would make a lovely home site.
$110,000
Beautiful 5 acre tract with paved road frontage;
make an offer on this 5 acre tract. Listed at
$90,000
EASTERN HARDEE - 14.74 acres, nice sloping
tract with large pond; some native trees; very
secluded. $195,000
Duette Area - 10 acres with 12" well; perfect for
your new home. Call Delois Johnson for more
information.
1.2 Acre Commercial Lot on Highway 17; high
traffic area. $100,000
Main Street Location - outside city limits; 1.37
acres; 2" shallow well. $43,500
2.76 Acres with 2" well located Highway 64
West. $49,000
VACATION RENTALS LAKE JACKSON! I
Make plans to relax at the BANYAN BAY
CLUB; all lakefront efficiencies, fully furnished,
gated community; apartments available for
your summer retreat or long term rentals! Call
863-382-8836


SERVICE YOU CAN COUNT ON
DORIS S. LAMBERT, G.R.I., Broker KENNETH A. LAMBERT, Broker ,
ASSOCIATE: DELOIS JOHNSON.............773-9743 ASSOCIATE: CHARLOTTE TERRELL...781-6971
________ __________________


Store Wide Sale
Dining room start $197
Living room tables $99
4 Pc. Bedroom Start $397
Recliners start $3977
Spend over $1,000 and get
additional 10% off
HIGHPOINT
FURNITURE
OUTLET STORE
2350 U.S. 27 North * Sebring
Florida
Across from Home Depot
863-382-0600 M
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Classifieds


32x76 NEW FLEETWOOD home,
fireplace, sliding glass doors,
Island kitchen, wind zone 3, large
game room, 3 bedroom, 3 bath,
$79,900. Call PJ's Julian 863-667-
2636. 6:4-7:2p
32x76 FLEETWOOD, 2280 sq ft
mobile home, all redone, new
roof, new walls, paint you pick
color home. Is ready for large
family, $49,900. Delivered, set,
block steps, skirting. Call 863-
667-2636. 6:4-7:2p


2009 NEW FLEETWOOD, 30x56,
1680 sq ft home, 3 bedroom, 2
bath, Island kitchen, large walk-in
closet In master bedroom, low as
no money down to land owner.
Call PJ Dream Home, ask for
Julian, 863-667-2636. 6:4-7:2p


Now Hiring

Police Officer
The City of Bowling Green is accepting applications for
full time police officer posiiton. The successful applicant
must posses current Florida certification and fulfill the hir-
ing prerequisites as set forth by the department, which
includes a thorough background investigation and drug
screening. The psoition will remain open until filled. To
obtain an application, please contact Captain Brett
Dowden or Chief John Scheel at (863) 375-2255 or you
may obtain one in person at 104 E. Main St., Monday
through Friday from 8:00 am till Noon and 1:00 pm until
5:00 pm. the police department offers competitive pay
and benefits and an active, challenging work environ-
ment. The city of Bowling Green is a drug free workplace
and an equal opportunity employer.
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Hardee Car Company
Buy Here - Pay Here





S $500 OFF
any Vehicle with Coupon
S /- Must Bring Coupon



Monday - Friday Friday & Saturday
10 am to 7 pm 10 am to 7:30 pm


Wauchula
(across from
First National
Bank)
773-6667


Wauchula Hills
Comer of Hwy 17
and REA Rd.
773-2011


Billy Hill, - uwner


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JIM SEE REATY, INC.
206 North 6th Avenue, Wauchula, FL 33873
Office (863)773-0060 * Evening (863)773-4774
www.jimseerealtv.com
James V. See, Jr., Broker * James V. See, Sr., Broker


Great Investment Opportun-
ity! 25.67 acres with 2 homes!
$399,000.
NEW CONSTRUCTION!
Beautiful 3 BR, 2 BA home.
Great location in town. Tray
ceilings, stainless appliances,
upscale landscaping with irri-
gation. Builder is offering a
bonus to the buyer! $230,000.
3 BR/2 BA house on 7 1/2
acres. Stocked pond. This
property is zoned for up to 3
homes $179,900.
45 ac citrus grove. Valencias &
Hamlin. Double wide mobile
home. Fruit proceeds included
(subject to FOM contract).
Located in NE Hardee County.
$427,500,
3.19� acres. Zoned C-2. Plenty
of room for several businesses.
Potential income already in
place. Hwy 17 across from
Walmart. $1,200,000
Waterfront property! 2 BR/2
BA mobile home in Punta
Gorda. Located on a deep
water canal that leads into
Charlotte Harbor. Buyer con-
cessions possible. Reduced to
$150,000!
1� acre. Great place for your
new home! Close to schools,
shopping and hospital in Wau-
chula. Paved road frontage.
Deed restrictions. Zoned FR.
Lot size 1,30' X 305'. $38,500


(863)781-1423
(863)273-1017
(863)781-1396


1I- Realtor Associates
Ben Gibson (941)737-2800 Robert Jones
Calvin Bates (863)381-2242 John H. Gross
Dusty Albritton (863)781-0161 Rick Knight


2009 28x50 FLEETWOOD, 3 bed-
room, 2 bah, $59,900 delivered,
block, level, tie down, central air,
heat, steps,, skirting. Call PJ's
Dream Homes ask for Julian 863-
667-2636. Financing available.
6:4-7:2p



PERSONAL PROPERTY of Susan
Lopez, Joyce Tapia, D.W. Tatis,
Walli Gray, Sarah Hilbreth, Tenaka
Webster will be sold pursuant to
warehouseman's lien. Said sale
will be at Bowling Green Storage,
5020 Hwy. 17 N., Bowling Green,
Florida at 9 a.m., June 23, 2009.
6:4-11p


PERSONAL PROPERTY of Jaely
Revell, Josle Miller, Andy
Thomas, James Carlton, Don
Hunt, Roberta Sherlock will be
sold pursuant to warehouse-
man's lien said sale will be at B&J
Self-Storage, 667 South 5th Ave.,
Wauchula, Florida at 11 a,m.,
June 23, 2009. 6:4-11p

A book is like a garden car-
ried in the pocket.
-Arabian Proverb


15 COWS BRED with black bran-
gus, $13,500 or $950 each. Cell
941-321-9200. 5:21-6:25p



LOST: REWARD - Trek Merlin
bike, black/silver, left behIND


i GILLIARD

FILL DIRT INC.

* Fill Dirt * Rock * Sand * Shell
* Pond Digging * Ditch Cleaning


Lamar Gilliard
Home: (863) 735-0490


Zolfo Springs
ci:2tfc Mobile: (941) 456-6507


SRealtor .
220 N. 6th Avenue . - **
Wauchula, Florida 33873
(863) 773-3337 Fax: (863) 773-0144


www.floresrealty.net


John D. Freeman


SPECIAL OF THE WEEK


Owner relocating to another state - Has home to sell:
3BR 2BA Home on 2.5 acres � located west of
Wauchula close to town - Large carport - Good
Country Living - Now reduced to $160,000.00
Bowling Green - 3BR home with Central air/heat - Close to all ser-
vices. $88,000.00
5 acres with 4BR 2BA 2007 mobile home - central air/heat - east of
Wauchula $115,000.00
2� acres - Large 3BR 2BA CB.home - Giant game room - Detached
2BR apt - additional storage building - Central Air/Heat - Enjoy
Country Living $195,000.00
3BR 2BA CB home in Golfview - one acre - great location - pri-
vate - game room - outside shed - well and septic tank - save on
utilities. $149,000.00
2008 3BR 2BA CB home on large corner lot - Carport - Central
air & heat. $175,000.00



WE SHARE THE SAME MLS WITH HIGHLANDS COUNTY!
Remember
. Our listings are on the Internet.
SAnyone with a computer can e
Success them anytime! LH
Contact After Hours oRouN
O.R. (Tony) Flores, Broker, tony@floresrealty.net
Oralia D. Flores, Broker, oralia@floresrealty.net


After h
Oralla D. Flores (863) 781-2955
John Freeman (863) 781-4084
Jessie Sambrano


Tony Flores (863) 781-0744
Steve Lanier (863) 559-9392
(863) 245-6891


ADOPT A PET! If you have lost a
pet or are looking for a new one,
the City of Wauchula invites you
to come and see if you can find
the pet you're looking for. The
Wauchula Animal Control is locat-
ed at 685 Airport Road. Please
call 773-3265 or more informa-
tion. tfc-dh
ATTENTION! State Statutes
828.29 requires that all cats and
dogs sold in Florida be at feast 8
weeks old, have an official health
certificate, have necessary shots
and be free of parasites, tfc-dh


HUGE PLANT SALE - closing out,
everything goes. Fri. & Sat., 9-2
pm, off East Main St., BG.
5:21-6:18p



U-PICK PEAS - New crop of black
eyes, $15/bushel. 2949 Center
Hill Rd., off Hwy. 62, 4.5 miles
west of U.S. 17. 8 am - 7 pm
everyday. 863-325-4876. 6:11 p


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5 ACRES - fenced, cleared,
front/wooded back creek, pond.
Zolfo, Gilliard Farm Rd. 863-445-
0995 leave message. 6;11-7:8p
3.8 ACRES IN the country, 64
west. 863-781-4187 leave mes-
sage. 5:28-6:25p
HARDEE GARDEN CTR. - Corner
7th Ave. & Hogan St., 6 city lots.
1/2 ac. C-2 comm. zoning, 6' H.D.
security fence,' all utilities hooked
up. No fees. Build duplexes or
triplexes. By owner. Hold mort-
gage, $98,000. 863-899-1714.
5:28-6:25p
37+ ACRES, TREED, cross-
fenced, spring fed creek, newly
remodeled, 2/1 home, barn, cow-
pens & more. N.E. Bowling Green,
$495,000. 863-375-9903 or 941-
321-9200. 5:21-6:18p


3/2 1700 SQUARE FEET, family
room, remodeled, barn, in town.
207 N. 10th Ave., reduced month-
ly. 863-781-9140 - 305-885-2407.
6:11-7:9p
FOR RENT - 2 bedroom mobile
home E. of Bowling Green, $250
deposit, $500 monthly. 863-375-
2919 or 863-781-1390. 6:11p


* 3BR/3-1/2BA, executive home, Golfview Dr., West of Zolfo

* Excellent office building, Carlton St., Wauchula. $115,000
* 30 Warehouse Unit, Zolfo Springs, Hwy. 66 & 17. $110,000
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3BR/2BA CB home,
1,744�SF total & 1,560�SF
living area, spacious living
rooms. Close to schools &
shopping. $125,000!

10� acs w/beautiful oaks
on paved rd borders state
land. Deed restrictions to
protect your investment.
$225,000!

5� acs w/paved county rd
frontage in Eastern Hardee
Co. $62,500!

Longing for peace & quiet?
3BR/2BA 2007 MH
w/1980�SF on 5� acs.
Includes 30'x18' detached
garage w/2 bay doors,
1/2BA, electric, loft.
$179,900!

Eastern Hardee Co! 9.6�
acs w/330' of frontage on
SR64, zoned A-1, conve-
niently located between
Avon Park & Wauchula!
$150,000!

High & dry pastureland!
10� ac improved, fenced
land on private rd is attrac-
tive homesite, or perfect for
cattle/horses! $140,000!

5 lots in Wauchula w/over
975' total rd frontage. Close
to hospital, schools & shop-
ping. Call for individual
lot prices. Buy all for
$95,000!

PRICE REDUCED!
3BR/1BA home on 0.72� ac
lot near Lake Francis, Lake
Placid. Roof & A/C fairly
new. Furniture included. 3
utility sheds, pole barn, &
back yard pond. Wild
turkeys & deer frequently
visit. $69,000!
LTES AFTER HOURS
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NLW APPLIANCES, central air,
huge yard: Asking $900 security
$800 monthly. Call for more
details 863-521-9277 pr 863-521-
6507. 6:11-18p
FOR RENT - 4.5 acres in Golden
Oaks, Zolfo Springs, 3/1 mobile
home, newer zone 3 model. $600
per month & $600 sec. deposit.
No indoor pets or smoking. Must
have good credit report. Call
Dennis @ 772-530-7047.
6:11-18p
NEWLY BUILT 2/1 ON 2 1/2 acres,
896 Fish Branch Rd., Zolfo. $595
first, last and security, partially
furnished. 941-380-1992.
6:11-18p
TWO BEDROOM APT. $550 and
Main Street office $500. 832-1984.
6:11-18p
HOUSES & APT. FOR RENT. 773-
6667. 6:11p
3BR/2BA MH in country $775 plus
security. 863-735-1339. 6:11 p
DUPLEX APARTMENT in good
neighborhood, Wauchula. No
smoking, no pets. 2BR/1 BA, $550
monthly plus deposit. 781-3570.
6:4-11c
2BR/1BA APARTMENT, $550
monthly, $550 deposit. 863-773-
0100. 6:4tfc


W.E.S.773-0817. 6:11p

* * * *


ONAN 5.0 RV gen. set, electric
start, 2 cylinder, runs great, $500
OBO. 6' chest freezer, $50. 863-
245-6645. 6:11 p
TABLE AND CHAIRS, $100 and
large computer desk, $100. 375-
4068. 6:11p
2 CEMETERY LOTS for sale,
Wauchula Cemetery, $1,200. 941-
745-2403. 5:21-6:18p


2.24�t acres zoned C-2 with
frontage on Hwy 17, Sten-
strom & Holtsclaw. Can be
divided. Super site for com-
mercial operation. Priced at
$220,000.

3.36� acres with 4 BR/2 BA
home. This 2,800� sf home is
extremely 'energy efficient.
Plenty of room for a garden or
other outdoor uses. Within
walking distance to shopping
and schools. Value priced at
$275,000.

Stunning newly built 3 BR, 2
BA house with study. Up-
grades galore! Close to schools.
2 car garage. Call and ask
about the bonus offered by the
builder! $259,000.

2 Bedroom/2 Bath triple wide.
Could be made into 4 bedroom.
10 acres. In ground pool.
Country setting. Well main-
tained. $185,000

Custom built 3 BR/2 BA home
on #7 fairway of Torrey Oaks
Golf Course. 2 car garage.
Great upgrades throughout
home. Irrigated lawn. $250,000
Call and make an appointment
to see this home today!

85� acres of improved pasture.
Hwy 17 frontage. $6,000 per
acre.


NEW LISTING! 10� ac
Valencia grove w/two 4"
wells, pump, micro-jet irri-
gation, drain tile $95,000!
NEW LISTING! CB duplex
on Martin Luther King,
each w/1BR/1BA, 1064�SF.
Includes adjacent 125'x80'
vacant corner lot. $65,000!
Frontage on SR66! 11� ac
fenced pastureland also
fronts Nursery Rd, zoned A-
1! Priced to sell at $139,000!
What a great price! New
3BR/2BA, 1700�SF, CB
home in Zolfo Springs
w/carport, large yard,
tile/carpet floors! $140,000!
Stellar location w/dble rd
frontage! 10� ac Val grove
has 6" well, diesel power
unit, drain tile, micro-jets!
$130,000!
Investment, agriculture,
homesite? You choose w/this
12� acs of land on SR64!
Fenced;, w/cleared pasture
& trees $180,000!
Weekend getaway cabin!
Sits on 22� ac fenced pas-
tureland w/established
oaks, 4" well, 2 barns, pri-
vate rd! $220,000!
Grab your canoe, paddle,
tent! 5� acs w/deeded access
to Peace River is native
Florida! .Culvert in place!
$100,000!
4BR/2BA frame home close
to schools. $55,000!
MUST SELL; owner mov-
ing; reducing price to take a
loss! 3BR/2.5BA, 1600�SF,
CB home includes new
Rheem A/C, laminate
floors, appliances, roof,
kitchen. 2-car carport, CB
storage shed, 150'x125' lot.
$155,000!


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2BR/1BTH MH, 1017 Sparrow
Road, located in Charlie Creek
MHP. $475 monthly, first, last &
security deposit. Call 735-0010
for information. 6:11p
LAKE JUNE RENTAL - 2BR/2BA,
$800 wkly, May-September. 767-
1752. 5:14-6:11p
WAREHOUSE OFFICE YARD,
brand new, 6,000 SF, 3647 Hwy.
17 frontage in Zolfo Springs for
lease. 239-273-7381.
12:20tfc
WAREHOUSES, several different
sizes. Jack Ullrich Warehouses.
773-6448. 3:27tfc
* MOVE-IN SPECIAL *
2 BR/1 B AND 2 BR/2 B from $400
monthly. 1 BR from $300 monthly.
No pets, low deposit. Next to
* school & hospital. Citrus Valley
. MHP. 863-698-4910 or 698-4908.
SSe habla espanol.
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ATTENTION The Federal Fair
Housing Act Prohibits advertising
any preference or limitation
based on race, color, religion,
sex, handicap, familial status or
national origin, or the intention to
make such a preference or limita-
tion. Familial status includes chil-
dren under 18 living with parents
or guardians and pregnant
women, tfc-dh


OFFICE SPACE for rent. Call 773-
4466 for more Information. 4:9tfc
MODERN LARGE DUPLEX In
Bowling Green, 3BR/2BA/2CG
each unit. Must seel $800 month
+ security. 863-443-2903,
www.bghomes.com 4:2tfc



BUSH HOGGING, disking, rotar
tiller, bucket and graple work.
863-781-0962. 6:11-7:9p
ROCKY'S LAWN SERVICE. Free
estimate. 773-0288. 6:11-7:9p
EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER - will
provide companionship, light
housework, and assist w/meals.
863-375-3616. 6:11-18p
ALUMINUM CONSTRUCTION -
Additions, screen rooms, car-
ports, glass rooms, pool enclo-
sures, rescreening. Harold
Howze Construction. 735-1158.
RR05018. 6:11-7:9p
I WILL DO BABYSITTING in my
home anytime days, nights &
weekends. 375-2081 or 445-0572.
5:28-7:2p
R&J COMPLETE LAWN CARE
and power washing, small engine
repair, reasonable rates, locally
owned and operated. 781-1443.
5:21-6:18p


LUXURY WATERFRONT VACATION CONDO
in Burnt Store Marina Community Punta
Gorda, SW Florida- brand new listing- 2Bdrm,
Separate Den, 2 BA- fully equipped- great
value for location and wonderful amenties-
gorgeous view and absolutely top amenities
and features- summer rates as low as
$1800/mo.- contact us at
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S/Gas or Diesel Manual or Automatic Transmissions
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Classifieds


DO YOU NEED A WEBSITE
BUILT? Call Doug 863-397-9840.
5:7tfc
W.13. SMITH LAND Clearing &
Tree Removal Services Inc. -
Land clearing - demolition - tree
removal; Fencing - barbed wire,
field fence, board fence; Tractor
work - bush hog, disc. Code
enforcement clean-up discount.
Ag pole barn construction. Will
Smith, owner/operator. 863-781-
0158 or 863-773-3557. 4:9-9:24p
CITRUS TREE REMOVAL -
Cheapest rates, by the hour or
contract. Free estimates. C.
Wilson 863-767-5349. 4:2-8:20p
DO YOU HAVE a problem with
drugs? Narcotics Anonymous
meets Monday and Thursday
nights 7:00 p.m. at First United
Methodist Church, at the corner
of Palmetto and 7th Ave., Wau-
chula, and Friday and Saturday
nights 7:00 p.m. at First Methodist
Church, corner of Grape and
Church St., Bowling Green.
12:6tfcdh
AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP Every
first and third Wednesday night at
6:30 p.m. Located at the SFCC
Annex, Room #105, Hwy. 17
North, Wau-chula. 735-2511.
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IS ALCOHOL CAUSING a prob-
lem? Call Alcoholics Anonymous
in Hardee County at 735-2511.
Several weekly meetings.
dh

NEED A WELL OR HAVE PUMP
TROUBLE? CALL
ULLRICH'S PITCHER PUMP
For complete well, sales,
service and installation,
call (863) 773-6448.
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ATTENTIONI State Statutes 489-
119 Section 5 Paragraph B and
Hardee County Ordinance 87-09
Section 10 Paragraph D require
all ads for any construction-relat-
ed service to carry the contrac-
tor's license number.
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SATURDAY - 8-?, Church of The
Living God, 105 Dixiana, Bowling
Green, yard sale, food and bake
sale. Come and join us. 6;11p
FRIDAY - 8:30-2:30 & SATURDAY
8:30-12:30. Dishes, clothes,
games, books, handicap prod-
ucts, wheelchair, furniture &
more, 2641 Boyd Cowart Rd.,
Lake Dale community. Follow
signs. 773-9497. 6:11p
MOVING SALE - 2298 Ralph
Smith Road - Oak furniture, cher-
ry bunk bed bedroom set, fish
tank, Sony TV, etc. Best offers -
must sell. Call 245-6645. 6:11p
LARGE COMMUNITY YARD SALE
at Valencia Garden Apartments,
Saturday, 9am to 1 pm, 637 South
5th Avenue, Wauchula. 773-9902.
6:11p
FRIDAY/SATURDAY/SUNDAY -
Truckload sale - yard tools,
kitchen appliances, chairs,
couch, clothes, toys, VHS movies,
flowers, computer desk, bed
linens, 1928 South Florida Ave.,
Wauchula. 6:11p
MANAGER'S SALE - Tools, furni-
ture, household. washer. Bowling
Green Storage. 832-1984. 6:11p
SATURDAY - 8-1, 1006 Polk Rd.,
furniture, kitchen & household
items. 6:11p
SATURDAY - 7 till ?, furniture,
clothes, misc. items. 3180,
Edwards Peace Drive, Wauchula.
6:11p


MULTI-FAMILY YARD/MOVING
SALE - Saturday 6/13, from 8-12.
Kid's clothes, toys, household
goods, etc. 305 Park Drive, rain or
shine! 6:11p
10x10 ALUMINUM SHED with
floor, refrigerators, gas and elec-
tric stoves, twin and king beds,
can order day beds and futons,
28 aluminum pans $10 each. 767-
8822. 6:11c





DIVORCE

BANKRUPTCY


$69.

863-314-0846
(non-lawyer)
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Genuine Orthopedic
Foam encased sides
Waverly -
Was $594 now $297
Pegasus -
Was $695 now $397
Westmorland -
Was $1199 now $597
HIGHPOINT
FURNITURE
OUTLET STORE
2350 U.S. 27 North * Sebring
Florida
Across from Homie Depot
863-382-0600


Letter To The Editor

Wanda Gunn Wants

Roof Over Her Porches


Dear Editor:
My name is Wanda C. Gunn.
My husband and I live at
Charlie Creek Village on Hwy.
64 near the Highlands County
line. I have a gripe I wish to air.
We have a mobile home with
a front and back porch on but
no roof. I am a fair-skinned
woman with strawberry blonde
hair. I sit on the porch for hours
at a time.
I do not like being stuck in
the house due to the fact I was
in the hospital so long after my
motorcycle accident May 23,
2004, and on to rehabilitation at
FINR on Vandolah Road.
I am in a wheelchair and lim-
ited to what I can do because of
my abilities and disabilities. I
have a tan, first time in my life
which is not good but at least I
do not look like a ghost.
I asked Jimmy, my husband
of 38 years, to put a roof on the
porch. So he said he would and
went and purchased the lumber
and tin to built it. He went to the
permit office, and they said it
would cost $650 to $800 for the
permit.
Jimmy purchased over $650
worth of lumber and tin to do
the porch roof. Permit office
said they use an architect out of
Polk County. Why I do not
know. So Jimmy talked to the
architect and said he would call
Jimmy back with the real cost
and never called.
Progress is slow but his has
taken too long, and we are still
waiting. So now with this very
needed rain, I sit on the porch
under an umbrella. If we lived
in downtown Wauchula I would
expect to have a permit and an
architect expense, but we live in
the country and Jimmy will do
the building himself. So what is
the problem?
Our place looks better than
some I have seen in the city of
Wauchula. Some places need a
little manicuring.
Jimmy refuse.s-to pay the


AM-SOUTH REALTY
Each office independently
owned and operated.


Jerry Carlton
781-3608


Nancy Craft
832-0370


money to draw up a rooftop that
the architect wants. It it was a
house or a condo I could see an
architect and the expense but
not a simple roof that Jimmy
can do.
We are still waiting and now
the rainy season so there goes
the porch floor, and I still want
to put the wicker furniture on
the porch and paint the porch
and hang pictures that I had in
my hair salon, The Ivy Room
on Ninth Ave. in Wauchula.
Can you investigate the situ-
ation. If more people are
involved, maybe somebody will
get off their _ and do some-
thing. Thank you. I am on dis-
ability now and not working
although I am a cosmetologist
and a chef. I used to cook for all
the civic organizations and had
a huge catering and hairdress-
ing business.
If I were working I would be
crashing on the sofa and watch-
ing TV, but Jimmy works shift
work. If he is home he is usual-
ly sleeping so I can stay outside
so he can sleep, and if he is
working he has just come from
work or the second shift sleep-
ing getting ready to go to night
shift or day shift.
I stay on the porch because
usually I am alone, me and the
cats. I wish they could talk
because I am a people person
and refuse to stay in the house
or I go uptown and visit but that
costs gas money, and it is get-
ting higher.
If the porch was covered and
enclosed Jimmy will feel safer
when I am home by myself.

Sincerely,
Wanda C. Gunn
S. Wauchula

In response to the letter from
Mrs. Gunn:
The building department has
no record of a permit being
pulled for the original porches.
This makes Mrs: Gunn's-issue


even greater than the original
description. of requested 'vork.
Are these porches built to code
and will they support a roofing
system? Are they connected to
the mobile home? Before a roof
and supporting structure can be
constructed, the porches must
first be professionally evaluat-
ed.
Attaching a metal roof is like
building a wing. The uplift gen-
erated by the wind has the
potential to cause the metal
panels and supporting structure
to become airborne. Once air-,
borne, these components could
cause serious bodily injury or
additional property damage.
The Florida Building code
states that all structures must be
built to minimum code to pro-
tect the owner and their neigh-
bors. In our county we are
zoned for 110 mph winds.
We have suggested to Mrs.
Gunn that she contact a contrac-
tor that could assist her with
getting sealed plans and we
have also given her a list of
engineers. There are local
builders that have the certifica-
tion to do their own drawings
that would meet the require-
ments of the building code
and/or the guidelines for
Hurricane Resistant Construc-
tion.
The Florida Building Code
has been in place for some time
now, and it is in place to help
protect our neighbors and our
own personal property. If every-
one pulled permits, built to min-
imum code requirements and
had the projects inspected, we
would be in less danger of hav-
ing someone's porch roof fly
into surrounding homes and
other structures.

Thank you,
Hardee County
Building Department


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(863) 773-2122 *FAX (863) 773-2173
www.cbhardee.com

Gary Delatorre - Broker


Richard Dasher
781-0162


6.15 Acres on Beautiful Peace River with
lots of wild game an natural Florida flora.
Call for more information $125.000
3 BR, 2 BATH HOME on fenced large lot
also includes shed/workshop with car lift
Installed. $125.000
AUTO RESTORATION BUSINESS AND
BUILDING!! With over 11,000 SF Excellent
Income $695.000
TOWNHOUSEII 2BR, 1.5 BATH with Central
H/A, great starter ot retiree home. $50.000
COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT PROPERTY
on US 17 north. Approx. 1 ACRE. Motivated
Seller!! $299.000
5 ACRES - $45.0001 Nice, quiet, serene
wooded Acreage.
NICE 3 BR, 1 BATH Concrete Block Home
on large lot. $70.000 Make Offer!!
GREAT STARTER HOME!! 1 BR, 1 Bath
Only $45.000
HUGE 5BR/3Bth/2 CAR GARAGE HOME on
7.33 Acres which Includes many extras.
$350.000
CHARMING HOME!! 3BR, 1 Bath, spa-
cious living room, large kitchen, beautiful
oak trees shading front yard. $95.000
Vacant residential corner lot, nice neigh-
borhood $15.000

3BR, 1.5 Bath Concrete Block Home on
Illinois Ave. $90.000

3 / with fenced yard on First St. $75.000

CHARMING 2 BD, 1 BATH on 27.5 Acres,
approx. 12 Acres I early and Valencia
oranges, microjets and 2 Irrigation wells,
plus much more. $350,000

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WAUCHULA HILLS CONVENIENCE
STOREI! All new building, All new fixtures,
NEW Coolers, Inventory, including Video
Recording Alarm system, with 2/1 apart-
ment in back $400.000

Beautiful Serene 5 Aces with 3/1 Homel
$162.500, Resthaven Rd.

LARGE COMMERCIAL BUSINESS on Main
street including building, business and all
Inventory. $255.000.

GREAT LOCATION FOR NEW BUSIESSHI
Over 2 acre frontage on US 17 N and North
Florida Avenue. Access from both high-
ways, $415.000
$190,0001! 3BR, 2 Bath possible 4th BR,
Beautiful hardwood floors, living room, din-'
ing room kitchen, den, office, front and back
porch with total Sq Ft. 3,716.

ONLY $68.000!!! 3 BR, 2 Bath M/H on
Downing Circle includes stove, refrigera-
tor, washer, dryer and some furniture.

EXCELLENT 5.58 acres of land to build on
in area of nice homes with hard road
frontage. $110.000

COUNTRY HOME!! 3 BR, 1.5 Bath total
1,758 Sq Ft. living area Approx. 1/2 acre of
citrus. Only $125.900

3 BR, 2 BATH M/H and Extra Lot with many
extras for $72.500.

RECENTLY REMODELED! 4 BR, 2 Bth
home with Central H/A on 2.9 acres includ-
ing many exras and Fruit trees in yard.
REDUCED!! $155.000

5.5 Ace tract zoned F-R great for building,
has 52 x 101ft. slab already on site Call for
Information. REDUCEDI! $96.900

3BR, 2 Bath with 1,236 total Sq Ft. living
area on 705 Illinois Ave. Only $75.000
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June 11, 2009, The Herald-Advocate 9B


Letter To The Editor

'Jesus Sent A Cowboy'
Dear Editor:
The poem below.was written in 2008 by Carl Sullivan of Arcadia
in honor of Wauchula's Duck Smith, who befriended and ministered
to Sullivan's father; Donald, who passed away in 2005, and also to
Sullivart who had colon cancer surgery in 2007.
JESUS SENT A COWBOY
The old cowboy laid in his bed all broken and
withered with pain.
Knowing his days were numbered and few, he would
relive his past and sadness would set in.
He would dream of the horses he rode, the cattle he
drove, the cattle he roped, and remember his old
friends that were dead and gone.
His heart was broken because he knew he would
never set a horse again.
He knew the day was coming soon when he would
face the Lord, and worried how He could forgive him
for things he had done'in the past.
Then one day, a man came to his home.
You could tell that he was a cowboy by the way he
walked with a slight stoop and a limp of pain
in every step.
You could tell that he had straddled a horse or two
in his day.
He spent many days listening to and swapping stories
with the old cowboy and they soon became
close friends.
He read the Bible and prayed with him when
he came.
He assured him that God forgives everyone their sins, if
they ask from their heart and accept Jesus
as their Savior.
He took away his fears in his last days and was there
the night the Lord came to take him home.
As the old cowhand lay fighting for breath, he told
him, "Let go old friend and rest."
With one last breath, the old man was gone.
The cowboy left the room with tears in his eyes even
thought he knew in his heart they would meet again!
As he walked down the hall with his head down and
his hat in his hand, I knew for a fact that Jesus had
sent that cowboy and would say to him one day,
"Job well done!"
May God bless you Duck Smith!
From the Family of Donald Sullivan
(J Arcadia


Step Outdoors
With Michael Kelly


Springtime is quickly fading into summer. The regular rains
have started, and we all know how hot it is outside. Turkey season
ended more than a month ago, but the fishing is starting to pick up
following the recent rains. Deer fawns are starting to show them-
selves along with baby turkeys.
* My turkey season was a weird one to say the least. My obses-
sion with turkeys took me on a quest through Alachua, Hardee,
Polk, and Osceola counties over a five-week span. I put a lot of
miles on my truck and neglected most of my schoolwork during
that time but it was well worth it. I had a good season getting two
nice gobblers and helping a couple other people get a turkey.
I also missed three turkeys this season. My deadly aim used to be
a point of pride before this season started. I have missed one in a
season before but never three. I really don't know what happened.
I have tried to make up excuses as best I could. One was too far
away, another I think was too close or Winchester forgot to add.the
two ounces of shot into my shell, and the last one was running and
then flying way too fast in the opposite direction.
The season started with me hunting a particular bird at the
Avon Park Air Force Range. He was with four jakes and five hens
every time I saw him. After two days of hard hunting he was able
to stay just out of range and elude me on several different occa-
sions. I thought he got the best of me. I returned three weeks later
to find he was still alive and in the same area. I won round two as
he was not able to outsmart me any longer. He had a.10-inch beard
and inch and a quarter spurs.
The other bird I got was one of the biggest and oldest turkeys
I have ever killed. It came out of Osceola County.
I watched the bird fly down with a couple hens and stand in the
middle of a field and strut for hours, never coming closer than a
few hundred yards from the edge of the field. After sitting for what
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COURTESY PHOTO
Michael Kelly (right) shot this big gobbler in Osceola
County in early April. His is shown with his dad.


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seemed like forever I watched him exit on the other side with a hefi.
I started calling very loud and was able to call up his two hens, but
the gobbler was not with them anymore. Finally he emerged from
the woods and came directly to me and his lady friends that were
now standing a few yards away from my blind. He strutted and
gobbled about 200 yards across the field until he got to about 30
yards. By this time I had been watching him for more than three
hours and decided I had admired him enough. He weighed .over 20
pounds and had almost one and a half-inch spurs.
It was a very fun and exciting season. As always I hate to see
it end and am already watching the clock tick away until nexPsea-
son.
To help pass the time I have been doing some fishing sipce
then. I to6k a trip to Marathon Key with my college roommates
from Okeechobee and enjoyed catching a few tarpon, snapper and
several nice dolphin. I had never done much offshore fishing and
found it to be a lot of fun.
Peace River looks to be in very good shape. On a couple of
short afternoon trips I have caught a few nice bass and a couple
small snook fishing from the bank in the Bowling Green area. I
have also heard reports of other people catching snook again and
can't wait to spend a full day on the river. The fishing should
remain good as long as the water levels stay fairly high. The snook
and bass are hitting both top-water plugs and suspending lures.







10B The Herald-Advocate, June 11, 2009


HES Recognizes Its 'Leading Lion' Pupils


COURTESY PHOTOS
Leading Lion kindergarteners from Hilltop Elementary School who displayed good con-
duct were (front row, from left) Alliyah Alfaro, Brijido Armenta and Mercedes Calderon;
(back row) Jozie St. Louis, Benjamin Balcazar, Daniel Contreras-Ramirez and Alexiana
Frias.


Fourth graders who met all the characteristics of a Leading Lion included (front row,
from left) Lisa Santiago, Dominga Santiago and Armando Garcia; (back row) Cristal
Santiago, Mary Sinclair, Jacob Esquivel, Vanessa Deloera and Monica Torres.


First graders who stood out from the rest included (front row, from left) Kasondra
Puente-Venegas, Nestor Alvarenga and Shelby Groene; (back row) Aaliyah Ortiz,
Angelina Sanchez, Benjamin Carmona, Emanuel Bruno and Anthony Merchant.


Leading Lions from the second grade who showed good citizenship were (front row,
from left) Hermelinda Leon, Suzan Acosta and Luis Rojas; (back row) Jasmine Alfaro,
Ana Guevara, Stephanie Macedo, Will Mason and Jasmine Gonzalez.


Hilltop Elementary School third graders who excelled in academics were (front row,
from left) Esgar Torres, Brittany Valdiviez, Giovanni Gutierrez, Adela Rojas and Deborah
Figueroa; (back row) William Derringer, Joey Smith, Jared Noel, Haylee Davis and
Mahala Pippin.


Fifth graders who displayed good leadership skills were (front row, from left) Kyler
Mayer, Mariah Alvarado, Jessica Lopez and Esmeralda Deloera; (back row) Christian
Martinez, Gustavo Salazar-Santiago, Noe Delgado, Cecilia Lucatero and Ryan Ham.


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June 11, 2009, The Herald-Advocate 11B


During the past week, sheriff's deputies and city police
officers investigated the following incidents and made the fol-
lowing arrests:

COUNTY
June 6, Elvin Lara, 28, of 12 Pine Cone Road, Wauchula,
was arrested by Dep. Carree Williams and charged with battery.
June 6, Wilfredo Santos Jr., 38, of 238 Kathy St., Ona, was
arrested by Dep. Julie Bridges on a charge of withholding support
of children.
June 6, Victor Reyes, 20, and Francisco Torres, 40, both of
Doc Coil Road, Bowling Green, were arrested and charged with
trespass on property other than a structure. Reyes was also held on
a charge of failure to appear in court.
June 6, Mary Margaret Gentry, 39, of 14 Crystal Valley Trailer
Park Road, Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Dep. Paul Johnson and
charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
June 6, Porfirio Alonzo Aurique, 20, and Simon Arcos, 28,
both of 612 N. Florida Ave., Wauchula, were arrested by Sgt. Lyle
Hart on a charge of failure to appear in court.
-June 6, residential burglaries on Wild Turkey Lane and on
Bostick Road and a fight on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue were
reported.

June 5, Jose Luis Rafael, 25, of 2460 Pine Cone Trailer Park
Road, was arrested by Sgt. James Adler and charged with larceny
- petit theft, obstruction of a criminal investigation by giving false
information to an officer, escape, resisting an officer without vio-
lence and no valid license.
June 5, Manuel Monroe.McKnight, 57, of 1500 Orange Blos-
som Ave., Sebring, was arrested by Dep. Todd Souther on an out-
of-county warrant.
June 5, James Warren Gibbs, 33, of 3627 Hanusch Road,
Bowling Green, was arrested by Sgt. Lyle Hart and charged with
larceny - petit theft.
June 5, Rudy Casso Jr., 34, of 180 College Lane, Zolfo
Springs, was arrested by Dep. Manuel Zuniga on charges of con-
tempt of court and an out-of-county warrant.
June 5, a tag stolen on Maxwell Drive, a fight on Lincoln
Street and a theft on Cracker Lane were reported.

June 4, Jeanette Wood Merritt, 55, of 402 W. Broward St.,
Bowling Green, was arrested by Det. Manuel Martinez and charged
with third degree larceny and dealing in stolen property.
June 4, Samuel Johns, 27, of 2207 CR 665, Ona, was arrest-
ed by Dep. Everett Lovett and charged with two counts of violation
of conservation in care of animals - confined without proper sus-
tenance.
June 4, Benjamin Bettard, 19, of 1351 Five Iron Dr., Lake-
land, was arrested by the countywide Drug Task Force (DTF) and
charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug para-
phernalia, driving while license suspended and possession of a sus-
pended license.
June 4, thefts on U .S. 17 North and on Yetter Road were
reported.

June 3, Samuel William Sink, 41, of 1949 Peace River Woods,
Zolfo Springs, was arrested by DTF and charged with two counts














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selling methamphetamine, producing methamphetamine, posses-
sion/manufacture of a listed chemical, two counts possession/man-
ufacture of drug paraphernalia and keeping a residence of public
nuisance.
June 3, Karista Newsome, 31, of 2938 Bluebird Lane, Zolfo
Springs, was arrested by DTF and charged with possession of a
controlled substance without a prescription, possession/manufac-
ture of a listed chemical, possession of drug paraphernalia and vio-
lation of probation.
June 3, a theft on Schoolhouse Road was reported.

June 2, Anthony Rico Alvarado, 18, of 128 Dixiana Dr., Bow-
ling Green, was arrested by Sgt. Matt Tinsley and charged with
burglary of a dwelling or structure, possession of burglary tools
with intent to use, criminal mischief - damage to property and
three counts contempt of court.
June 2, Tonya Cruz Owens, 33, of 310 Grapefruit St., Wau-
chula, was arrested by DTF and charged with possession of a con-
trolled substance without a prescription and possession of drug
paraphernalia.
June 2, Elizabeth Barbara Purser, 31, of 315 Heron Lane,
Wauchula, was arrested by DTF and charged with possession of a
controlled substance without a prescription and possession of drug
paraphernalia.
June 2, thefts on Citrus Street, two locations on U. S. 17 North
and East Main Street were reported.

June 1, Kyle Alan Kitchens, 30, of 747 Popash Road, Wau-
chula, was arrested by Dep. Todd Souther on an out-of-county war-
rant.
June 1, Katherine Anne O'Neal, 43, of 5207 Mason-Dixon
Ave., Bowling Green, was arrested by Dep. Julie Bridges and
charged with larceny - petit theft.
June 1, a residential burglary on U. S. 17 North, a tag stolen
on Park Drive and thefts on U.S. 17 North, Alderman Road and,
Steve Roberts Special were reported.

WAUCHULA
June 7, a theft on South Seventh Avenue was reported.

June 5, Corey Rigdon, 18, of 241 5 SR 64 East, Wauchula,
was arrested by Ofc. Pablo Bermudez and charged with possession
of alcohol by a person under 21.
June 5, Valente Vargas Alvarez, 22, of 712 Alabama St., Wau-
chula, was arrested by Det. Robert Spencer and charged with loi-
tering/prowling.
June 5, Melinda McCray Peterson, 52, of 510 South Road,
Wauchula, was arrested by Ofc. Paul Bohanan on a charge of vio-
lation of probation.
June 5, Tony Howard Mitchell, 38, of 605 Ballard Road, Avon
Park, was arrested by Ofc. Paul Bohanan on a charge of violation
of probation.
June 5, Ulises Lora, 31, of 98 Waharhausen Road, Wahneta,
was arrested by Cpl. Matthew Whaley and charged with DUI, cru-
elty toward a child that could result in injury and expired license.
June 5, a robbery on U.S. 17 South and criminal mischief on
U.S. 17 South were reported.

June 4, Reynaldo Camacho-Rodriguez, 23, of 525 W. Grape
St., Bowling Green, was arrested by Ofc. Jason Hale on an out-of-
county warrant.
June 4, Travis Carson Quinn, 19, of 106 Valencia Garden
Apartments, U. S. 17 North, Wauchula, was arrested by Ofc. Pablo
Bermudez and charged with possession of alcohol under 21.
June 4, Brian Mizrahi, 20, and Jeffrey Allen Louks, 22, both
of 1313 Mockingbird Road, Wauchula, were arrested by Ofc. Pablo
Bermudez. Mizrahi was charged with possession of alcohol under
21 and detained on a charge of violation of probation. Louks was
charged with selling or giving alcohol to a person under 21.

June 3, burglary of a conveyance on U.S. 17 South and a theft


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on East Oak Street were reported.

June 2, Vicente Cruz, 26, of SR 64, Bradenton, was arrest-
ed by Ofc. John Nicholas on an out-of-county warrant.
June 2, Ramon Cantu Rodriguez, 39, of 2400 Hutchins Road,
Fort Meade, was arrested by Ofc. Paul Bohanan on a charge of vio-
lation of probation.
June 2, Ruben Dario Cruz, 21, of 3080 Hickory Court, Zolfo
Springs, was arrested by Cpl. Matthew Whaley on a charge of vio-
lation of probation.
June 2, criminal mischief on U.S. 17 South and,thefts on
Seminole Street and East Bay Street were reported.

June 1, burglary of conveyances on Walton Avenue and on
Rust Avenue and a theft on North Ninth Avenue were reported.

BOWLING GREEN
June 7, a residential burglary on Chester Avenue was report-
ed.

June 6, criminal mischief on Church Avenue and a vehicle
stolen on U. S. 17 North were reported.

June 4, Steven Jacquez, 19, of 309 W. Jones St., Bowling
Green, was arrested by Ofc. Michael Lake and charged with dri-
ving while license suspended. At the jail, Det. David Drake
detained him on a charge of violation of probation.
June 4, Juan Antonio Escobedo, 27, of 5110 Mason-Dixon
Ave., Bowling Green, was arrested by Sgt. Edwarad Coronado on
an out-of-county warrant.

June 3, burglary of a conveyance on Sellers Street was report-
ed.

ZOLFO SPRINGS
June 2, a residential burglary on Hickory Street was reported.

June 1, Jeffery Ray Gilmore, 39, of 1064 Sparrow Road, Wau-
chula, was arrested by Chief Jose Ventura and charged with aggra-
vated battery causing bodily hard and battery.



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Request for Proposal
This Request for Proposal outlines the requirements for a meter reading system to be pur-
chased and owned by City of Wauchula

The City of Wauchula is requesting a proposal for the purchase of Water Meters (per
specifications provided') and Electric Meters with integral RF Transmitters which can be
read by Itron's FC200SR handheld unit using MVRS software to read meters in an auto-
mated and cost effective manner.

Vendors are expected to propose systems with sufficient equipment such that if a failure
of any major system component or part thereof does occur, it will not interrupt the flow of
meter reading information to customer revenue systems.

Bids must be received by mail only, in a sealed envelope marked "AMR Riverview'
Heights Project". Send To: City of Wauchula. Attn: Holly Collins, City Clerk, 126 S. 7th
Ave.. Wauchula. FL 33873. Responses to this Request for Proposal shall be received by
City of Wauchula no later than 3 PM EDT, Wednesday, June 24, 2009.

General Instructions

This RFP requests your proposal for purchase of the following:
* 134 - New 5/8 x 3/4" C700 Oscillating piston positive displacement type
water meter (e.g. 6 dial register that will connect and work with Itron 60W ERT'
Radio meter modules to encode, store and transmit pertinent meter read and
tamper data. (Multi-jet type is not acceptable)

* 134 - New ITRON CISR Centron electric meter with integral RF Transmitter
using Itron software (MVRS 7.7)

* Itron FC200SR Handheld computers for backup data collection and special
meter reading situations

* Meter Replacement (electric & water) e.g. Removal of old meters and
Install new meters

* Specify FOB point and conditions

* All quotations are to be firm offers for no less than ninety (90) days.

The City of Wauchula reserves the right to refuse any or all proposals and to provide to
each participating bidder their award status only, without further explanation of evalua-
tion.

'Specifications needed to competitively bid this project consist of five pages of text.
Therefore it is recommended for interested entities to request this information by email or
regular mail. Your email request can be sent to hcollins(.cityofwauchula.com or regular
mail requests may be sent to City of Wauchula, PO. Box 818, Wauchula, Florida 33873. 1







12B The Herald-Advocate, June 11, 2009


Golfing For Grads


Letter To The Editor
Rev. Wendell Smith Shares
Recent Prayer For Revival


Dear Editor:
I was privileged to attend and
give a one-minute prayer at the
Global Day of Prayer rally in
Sarasota on Sunday, May 31,
2099. I would like to share the
prayer I prayed during that
meeting for revival to come to
the church of our region!
"Our Gracious Heavenly
Father,
"Revive you church in this
region to stand, for righteous-
ness and holiness, so that re-
vival, restoration of the church


will come, Oh God!
"Restore unto your people a
desire to serve you and walk in
the light of the Word of God.
"Father, revival only comes
when your people desire an inti-
mate relationship with you and
a desire to be filled with the
Holy Spirit, so to be guided and
directed in the way they should
go.
"I pray we all, especially the
spiritual leaders of this region,
will hear your voice in these
trying times that we do not miss


the greatest move on this eatth
- that is a true revival from on
high that will never end until
you come.
"We humble ourselves, to
you oh Lord today, so that yoa
will send us "The Revival" that
you want to send, not man's
idea of revival or even the orga-
nized church's idea of revival,
but revive the hearts and pirits
of your people so that revival
will come. In Jesus Name.
Amen."
Thank yo for printing this
and letting me share my part in
a special day of prayer'around
the world.
Bishop Wendell G. Smith
Pastor of Faith Temple
Ministries Church of God
Wauchula


COURTESY PHOTOS
Among the winners in the May 2 Project Graduation Golf Tournament were (left to
right) Matt Moye, Ben Norris, Kara Norris and Stephen Norris, who placed first in the
Gross 19 Under division.


Coming in third at Net 17 under were (from left) Butch Spearman, Erin Fitzpatrick, Joe
Lutz and Ron Bromley.


Placing first in the Net 19 under division in the Torrey Oaks Tournament were (from left)
"Dennis Shank, Warren Watt, Cory Watt and Gary Williams.


Placing second in the Net 18 under group were (from left) Ryn Heine, William Beatty
Jr. and Will Bennett; missing is George Heine.


Taking second place in the Gross 18 under division were (left to right) Cody Watts,
Kaleb Saunders and James Olliff; missing is Justin Painter.


Third place at Gross 17 under went to (left to right) Will Copeland, Grayson Lambert,
Carl Saunders and Bill Lambert.


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Beginning July 1st

6am-8pm
Monday - Friday

9am-12pm
Saturday

Childwatch Hours
8am-11am
4pm-7pm
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9am-12pm
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Summer Camp Program
June 8, 2009 - August 14, 2009
After Special Registration $30.00 per Child
$75.00 Weekly Fee For Members Per Child
$85.00 Weekly Fee For Non-Members Per Child
To purchase a membership please see the membership representative at the front desk!
-Limited Scholarships Available--
Early Learning Colation Voucher Appreciated
Lunch Provided for limited weeks
by the Hardee County School Board.
Parents are responsible for the other weeks.
Cold Packed Lunches Only!!!
Activities include: Dancing, Swimming 2 Times a Week,
Daily Exercise Time, Arts & Crafts, Go Green Projects, Indoor and Outdoor
Games, Dramtic Play, Field Days, Bowling League, Reading Club, Volleyball
Field Trips Included In The Weekly Fee: Movies, Highlands Hammock,
Lowry Park Zoo, C.F. Industries
Extra Fee Field Trip: Tickets will be purchased June 29. 2009 - No Exceptions!
3rd and Up - Universal Studios - July 13, 2009 $20.00
(Fee due by June 15, 2009)
2nd and Down - Islands of Adventure - July 27, 2009
(Fee due by June 15, 2009) DCF Licenses #C14HA0014

June 2009 - Adult Program Schedule
Monday Thursday
9:00-10:00 am ... .Stretch & Tone 8:15-9:15 am .... .Low Impact & Tone
10:00-11:00 am . . .Walking Aerobics 9:00-10:00 am . . . .Circuit Training
12:00-12:30 pm .. .Abs (fitness floor)
4:00-5:00 pm .... .Advanced Toning 12:00-12:30 pm, . .Abs
5:30-6:30 pm . . . . Step & Sculpt 12:30-1:00 pm . .. .Tone
3:00-4:00 pm ... .Kids Kickboxing
Tuesday (Ages 10-14)
8:15-9:15 am .... .Low Impact & Tone 4:00-5:00 pm . . . . .Spin
9:15-10:00 am . .. ,Kids Kickboxing (Ages 5-9) 5:30-6:30 pm . . . . .Step & Sculpt
9:00-10:00 am ... .Circuit Training (fitness floor)
12:00-12:30 pm .. .Abs Friday
12:30-1:00 pm .. . .Tone 10:00-11:00 am .. .Walking Aerobics
4:00-5:00 pm . . . . .Spin 12:00-12:45 pm ... Spin
5:30-6:30 pm . . . . .Step & Sculpt 4:00-5:00 pm . . . . .Kickboxing
6:30-7:30 pm . . . . .Kickboxing
WedesaySaturday
Wednesday �9:00-10:30 am . . . .G.I.R.L.
9:00-1 00 am .. . .Stretch & Tone
10:00-1 100 am . . .Walking Aerobics (Get Intense Results Ladies)
12:00-12:45 pm . . .Spin
4:00-5:00 pm . . . . .Dance Aerobics
Thanks Hardee County for helping us build, strong kids, strong families, and
strong communities.
For More Information call
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Ben Hill Griffin III Inducted


In Florida
By JIM KELLY
Of The Herald-Advocate
Ben Hill Griffin III, a large
landowner in Hardee County,
was one of four men inducted in
March to the Florida Citrus'Hall
of Fame at a luncheon at
Florida Southern College.
The other three were George
H. Austin, Jerry Chicone Jr.,
and the late D. Victor Knight jr.
Austin, president of George
H. Austin Inc., has worked for
the industry over 50 years, help-
ing pioneer the forming of Gulf
Coast Citrus Growers Associ-
ation, serving as its president
for three terms. He helped pro-
tect the citrus tariff on imported
orange juice and has been the
voice of agriculture in squth-
west Florida.
Chicone is known as "Mr.
Florida Citrus" and is president
of Chicone Groves. He wears
bright orange jackets and lives
in Orlando. He pioneered using
reclaimed water to irrigage his
groves, earning national recog-
nition. He coined the slogan
"Squeeze Oranges, Not Grow-
ers." He has worked with vari-
ous museums to perserve the
Florida citrus heritage.
Knight co-founded and pre-
sided over Riverfront Groves
for 47 years in the Indian River
area. He was the first grower to
introduce the Star Ruby grape-
fruit to Florida. He was the first
to switch from ink to paper
labels on his fruit, install the
Autoline electronic sizer and
helped to transition to the 10-
box bin.
Griffin was introduced by his
long-time friend Dr. Bernard
Lester, retired president and
COO of Alico Inc. Below is
most of Lester's speech:
Ben Hill Griffin III was born
in Frostproof on March 3, 1942,
to Ben Hill Griffin Jr. and his
wife Frances. He was the one
son of five children.


Citrus Hall Of Fame


He attended Frostproof High
School where he was very
active in athletics and leader-
ship activities. He ran track,
played guard on the basketball
team and linebacker on the
football team where he was rec-
ognized as All-State Honorable
Mention.
He was voted president of his
class three of his four high
school years, attended Boy's
State where he was elected as
commissioner of agriculture,
and gained international experi-
ence as a Boy Scout at the
World Scout Jubilee in Eng-
land.
Ben Hill attended the Uni-
versity of Florida and received
his AA degree from Central
Florida Community College
after which he spent a year as an
unpaid employee at the Lake
Alfred Citrus Research Center
where he gained appreciation
for the various facets of the
world's largest citrus research
entity. Most of his activities
were under the supervision of
two Citrus Hall of fame mem-
bers, Dr. Robert Koo and Dr.
Bill Grierson.
He next returned to Frost-
proof where his real education
that had begun in grade school
continued. Ben Hill once stated
that "while he did not complete
his undergraduate degree, he
earned a" masters degree" from
one of the best business schools
there was, the Ben Hill Griffin
Jr., school of business.
From grade school until he
was named president of Ben
Hill Griffin Inc. in 1971, he
worked as a regular employee
under the managers of the vari-
ous divisions of the company.
Such was required in order that
he gain a complete understand-
ing of all company. operations,
which was a prerequisite to
graduating from the Ben Hill
Griffin Jr. school of business.


. Ben Hill has been very active
in all phases of Florida's citrus
industry - production, caretak-
ing, harvesting, fresh fruit pack-
ing, juice processing, market-
ing, regulatory, research sup-
port and politics. At one point in
his career he served concurrent-
ly as chairman and CEO ,of
three major corporations -
Ben Hill Griffin Inc., Alico Inc.,
and Orange-Co Inc. These cor-
porations managed over 40,000
acres of citrus and were in-
volved in all aspects of the cit-
rus industry. Two of the compa-
nies were also involved in other
agricultural enterprises.
He continues today as chair-
man and CEO of Ben Hill
Griffin Inc. His son, Ben Hill
Griffin IV, is following a simi-
lar career path as his dad. Hill,
as he is known, first received an
undergraduate degree at Florida
Southern' College and then
served as a regular employee in
all phases of the family opera-
tion so that he could receive a
"masters degree" from the Ben
Hill Griffin III school of busi-
ness. Such was successfully
completed, and Hill now serves
as president of Ben Hill Griffin
Inc.
While managing the three
corporations, Ben Hill also pro-
vided extensive service to vari-
ous citrus and other agricultur-
al trade groups, served as an
industry advocate before non-
agricultural and political
groups, and contributed both
time and funds to higher educa-
tion in Florida.
His contributions to the citrus
industry included service as
chairman or president of three
of the four statewide citrus
organizations - Florida Citrus
Commission, Florida Citrus
Processors and Florida Citrus
Packers. He has been and con-
tinues as a strongly supporting
,member of fourth industry-wide


PHOTOS BY JIM KELLY
From left are Ben Hill Griffin IV, his wife Pia, Ben Hill Griffin III and Cherie Taylor.


organization, Florida Citrus
Mutual, as well as the various
regional citrus organizations
and other agricultural groups.
Some of the industry's most
trying challenges occurred dur-
ing Ben Hill's terms of leader-
ship for the various organiza-
tions. For example, he was
president of Florida Citrus Pro-
cessors during the industry's
heated debates over the Brix
level for FCOJ and the efforts to
control the adulteration of
orange juice by out of state
packers. He was chairman of
the Florida Citrus Commission
when the nursery canker out-
break occurred, necessitating a
major news conference in New
York City to assure the con-
sumer that the out of state
media headlines that said the
Florida citrus industry was
burning down its groves were. in
fact false; that only nursery
stock was being burned and that
the disease was citrus canker,
with a "k", and not human can-
cer, with a "c." Both as a Citrus
Commissioner and after the
completion of his term, he
helped lead the effort to include


some type of Florida symbol on
all processed Florida citrus
products.
Ben Hill's interest in expand-
ing markets for both fresh and
processed Florida citrus prod-
ucts resulted in his service as
president of Seald Sweet Grow-
ers, a fresh fruit marketing co-
operative and as a board mem-
ber of Citrus World, a juice
marketing cooperative. At the
national level, he served as vice
president of the National Juice
Products Association and board
member of the Citrus Associ-
ates of the NY Cotton Ex-
change, organizations involved
in both marketing and regulato-
ry activities for the citrus indus-
try.
He has served as president of
the Florida Land Council,
director of the Florida Council
of 100 and board member of the
Corkscrew Ecosystem Trust.
Ben Hill currently serves on
the Foundation Boards of the
University of Florida and
Florida Gulf Coast University
and the University of Florida's
SHARE Council and Board of
Overseers for the Health


Science Center.
During his tenure as chair-
man and CEO of Alico, the cor-
poration presented Florida Gulf
Coast University with what was
at the time described as the
largest single contribution to
date to the state university sys-
tem. The contribution consisted
of 975 acres of land, funding for
enhancements to the athletic
arena, scholarships and three
academic chairs. In apprecia-
tion for the donation, the uni-
versity named the athletic arena
the Alico Arena, and the respon-
sibilities of the academic chairs
stipulate that they provide ser-
vice to Southwest Florida agri-
culture. Further, the Lee County
Commission named the primary
roadway to the university, Ben
Hill Griffin Parkway.
Also in the educational area,
the various companies which
Ben Hill has managed have pre-
viously donated land in Im-
mokalee for the IFAS Research
and Education Center, provided
support for medical facilities at
the University of Florida, re-
cently provided additional sup-
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-Schedule Of Weekly Services


BOWLING GREEN


APOSTOLIC LIGHTHOUSE
UNITED PENTACOSTAL
CHURCH
310 Orange St.
375-3100
Sunday Morning .... ...............0:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening .................. 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday Prayer Meeting........7:00 p.m.
Thursday Service ................7:30 p.m.

CHESTER GROVE MB CHURCH
708 W. Grape St. - 375-3353
Sunday School .................... 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Worship ..................8:00 a.m.
Sun. Eve. Worship Ist & 3rd - ............
4:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
Tues. Prayer/Bible Study ......6:00 p.m.

CHRISTIAN BIBLE
FELLOWSHIP
Hwy. 17 South
Morning Worship ................10:30 atinm.
Youth Group - Sunday ..........6:00 p.m.

CHURCH OF GOD
121 West Broward St. - 375-2231
375-3100
Sunday School ....................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ...........'....11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship............... 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday ............... ........ 7:30 p.m.

CHURCH OF GOD
TRUE HOLINESS OUTREACH
725 Palmetto St.
375-3304
Sunday School .................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship .............. 11:00 a.m.
Tues. Night Bible Study ...... 7:30 p.m.
Evening Worship
1st Sunday .............5:00 p.m.

COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN
FELLOWSHIP
Main & W. Centra.
Sunday AM Worship............ 10:30 a.m.
Sunday Evening ....................6:00 p.m.
Wed. Prayer Meeting ............7:00 p.m.

FAITH ASSEMBLY OF GOD
4937 Hwy. 17 N. - 375-4206
Sunday School ....................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Disciples Train & Choirs ......5:30 p.m.
Evening Worship ................6:30 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ................7:00 p.m.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Bowling Green
S. Hwy. 17 . - 375-2253
Bible Study ...............,:...........9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship ...........10:45 a.m.
Discipleship Training ............6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Supper ............5:30 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ..6:30 p.m.
Wednesday WOW Service ..7:00 p.m.

FIRST UNITED
METHODIST CHURCH
Grape & Church Streets - 375-2340
Sunday School .................... 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship .........11:00 a.m.
Youth Fellowship .... ............5:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ...............6:00 p.m.
Wed. Bible Study ................7:00 p.m.

FORT GREEN BAPTIST
CHURCH
Baptist Church Road - 773-9013
Bible Connection ................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................1:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening ..................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Supper ............6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ........7:00 p.m.

HOLY CHILD
SPANISH CATHOLIC MISSION
Misa (Espanol) Sunday ........7:00 p.m.

IGLESIA DEL DIOS VIVO
105 Dixiana St. - 375-4191
Domingo De Predicacion ....11:00 p.m.
Martes Estudio Biblico..........7:00 p.m.
Miercoles Estudior Juvenil ....7:00 p.m.
Jueves De Predicacion ..........7:00 p.m.

IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH
210 E. Broward St. - 375-4228 or
773-9019
Sunday School ......................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ............ 1:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ............. 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer..............7:00 p.m

MACEDONIA PRIMITIVE
BAPTIST CHURCH
607 Palmetto St.
Church School .................... 9:30 a.m.
Morning Service ................ 11:00 a.m.
Evening Service ..................7:00 p.m.
Wed. Bible Study/Prayer ......7:00 p.m.
Communion-2nd Sun. Eve...6:00 p.m.

MT. PISGAH BAPTIST CHURCH
6210 Mt. Pisgah Rd. - 375-4409
Sunday School ......................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Disciples Training...............5:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ..................7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer Time........7:00 p.m.

NEW BEGINNING CHURCH
Corner of Mason Dixon & County
Line
781-5887
Sunday Worship ............1... 1:00 a.m.
Bread of Life - Sunday ........12:15 p.m.
The Meeting - Tuesday..........6:00 p.m.


BOWLING GREEN
OPEN DOOR FULL GOSPEL
PRAISE CENTER
E. Broward St.
Sunday School ................. 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Service.......................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:30 p.m.

PRIMERA MISSION BAUTISTA
Murray Road off Hwy. 17
375-2295
Domingos Escuela Dom. ......9:45 a.m.
Servicio de Adoracion..........11:00 a.m.
Servicio de Predicacion ........5:00 p.m.
Miercoles Servico..................6:30 p.m.

.REAL LIFE CHURCH
3365 South US Hwy 17
Morning Service ................ 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday Study/Learning ..6:30 p.m.

ST. JOHN A.M.E. CHURCH
513 W. Orange St.
375-2911
Sunday Church School ..........9:30 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship.... 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ........6:30 p.m.

VICTORY PRAISE CENTER
128 E. Main St.
Sunday School ..................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Sunday Night Service.........7:00 p.m.
Mid-Week Bible Study,
Thurs .................... 7:30 p.m.


ONA

LIMESTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
4868 Keystone Ave. * Limestone
Conun.
Sunday School .................... 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ..............7:00 p.m.

NEW ELIM
INDEPENDENT BAPTIST
Badger Loop Lane - 773-4475
Sunday School .................... 9:45 a.m.
Worship Service .................. 1:00 a.m.
Sunday Night Worship ..........6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer Time........7:00 p.m.

NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
202 Sidney Roberts Road
Sunday School ...........10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Disciples Training................6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ..............6:00 p.m.

ONA BAPTIST CHURCH
131 Bear Lane - 773-2540
Sunday School ..................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Prayer ..............7:00 p.m.

UNION BAPTIST CHURCH
:507i Lily Chur'th Rd. - 494-5622
Sunday Schooli,.................. 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ..........11...I :00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday AWANA for Kids
..............................................6:30 p.m .
Wednesday Prayer Time.........7:00 p.m.


WAUCHULA

APOSTOLIC ASSEMBLY
Martin Luther King and Apostolic
Rd.
Sunday School .... .............. 0:00 a.m.
Englishg Service.................. 11:30 a.m.
General Worship Service ......1:30 p.m.
Tuesday Prayer .................... 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:00 p.m.

CELEBRATION CHURCH
322 Hanchey Rd.
863-781-1624
hardee.celebration.org
Sunday Morning Service .... 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service........6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Youth Service ....5:30 p.m.
Childcare provided at all services

CELEBRATION FELLOWSHIP
529 W. Main St. (Robarts Chapel)
773-0427
Celebration Service..............10:30 a.m.
Wednesday Evening Cell Groups
Adult Cell Group ................ 7:00 p.m.
Youth Cell Group ................7:00 p.m.
Children's Cell Group ..........7:00 p.m.
Call fjr locations
CHARLIE CREEK
BAPTIST CHURCH
6885 State Road 64 East R773-3447
Pastor - James Bland
Sunday School ......................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ..................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Worship ..............6:30 p.m.
CHURCH OF CHRIST'
201 S. Florida Ave. & Orange St.
773-9678
Bible Study .......................10:00 a.m.
Worship Service ...............11:00 a.m.
Wednesday ................. ....7:00 p.m.

CHURCH OF CHRIST
Will Duke Road
773-2249
Sunday Morning Worship......9:30 a.ni.
Sunday Bible Class.............. 11:30 a.m.
Sunday Evening Worship ......6:00 p.m.
Wed, Night Bible Class ........7:00 p.m.
Mden 's Leadershlip & Training Class -
2nd Sunday of Month ........4:00 p.m.
CHURCH OF GOD
Martin Luther King Blvd.
767-0199

CHURCH OF GOD
OF THE FIRST BORN


807 S. 8th Ave.
773-4576


WAUCHULA
CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST
OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
630 Hanchey Rd. - 773-3532
Sacrament Meeting ................9:00 a.m.
Sunday School .................. 10:00 a.m.
Priesthood .......................... 11:00 a.m.

COMMUNITY BAPTIST
CHURCH OF WAUCHULA HILLS
(SPANISH)
615 Rainey Blvd.
257-3950
Sunday Bible Study ............10:00 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship....l11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service........7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:00 p.m.
EL REMANENTE
IGLECIA CRISTIANA
152 Airport Rd.
Martes Oracion.................... 7:00 p.m.
Jueves Servicio.................... 7:30 p.m.
Viernes Servicio .................. 7:30 p.m.
Domingo Setvicio................10:30 a.m.

ENDTIME CROSSROAD
MINISTRY
501 N. 9th & Georgia St. - 773-3470
Sunday School ... ..............10:00 a.m.
Morning Service .... ........... 11:30 a.m.
Evening Service..... ............ 7:30 p.m.
Wed. Bible St. & Yth. Gath ..7:30 p.m.
Friday (Holy Ghost Night)....7:30 p.m.

FAITH PRESBYTERIAN
CHURCHII
114 N. 7th Ave. - 773-2105
Sunday School .................. 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship .................. 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship .................. 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Supper..............6:15 p.m.
Wed. Youth Fellowship..........6:50 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ........7:00 p.m.
FAITH TEMPLE CHURCH
OF GOD
701 N. 7th Ave - 773-3800
Sunday School .... ............ 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Worship .... ...........1.. 0:20 a.m.
Children's Chuch ..............10:40 a.m.
Evening Service .................. 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ........7:00 p.m.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
1570 W. Main St. - 773-4182
Sunday Bible Study ..............9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship.... 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Worship ......6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Sr. Adult Bible Study
.............................................. 10:00 a.m .
Wednesday Family Night Supper
...............................................5:00 p.m .
Extreme Kid's Choirs (ages 3-gr. 5)
...............................................5:45 p.m .,
Church Orchestra Reh...........5:45 p.m.,
Prayer Meeting....................6:00 p.m.
Youth Life Groups ..............6:00 p.m.
Adult Choir Reh.................. 6:30 p.m.
Adult Outreach and Visitation
...............................................6 :30 p.m .
Exreme Kids Missions (ages 3 - gr. 5)
...............................................6 :45 p .m .
Catalyst Youth Worship w/Catalyst
Praise Band.......................... 6:45 p.m
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
1121 W. Louisiana St. - 773-9243
SUNDAY:
Generations Cafe Opens........9:30 a.m.
Kids World Check-In for
Nursery-5th Grade Begins..10:15 a.m.
Pre-K Blast............. ........ 10:45 a.m.
Kids World B.L.A.S.T.
(K-5th) .......... 10:45 a.m.
Worship Service. ..............10:45 a.m.
WEDNESDAY:
Check-In begins for Nursery-5th
grade......................... 6:15 p.m.
Classes for children ages PreK-12th
grade................. 6:30-8:00 p.m.
FIRST CHURCH OF
THE NAZARENE
511 W. Palmetto St.
Sunday School .................... 0:00 a.m.
Morning Service ..................11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship .............6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ..............7:00 p.m.
FIRST MISSIONARY
BAPTIST CHURCH
1347 Martin Luther King Ave.
773-6556
Sunday School .................... 9:30 a.m.
Morning Service .................. 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m.
Tues. Youth Ministry Meeting/
Bible Study ...................... 6:00 p.m.
Wed. Prayer/Bible Study ......7:00 p.m.
FIRST UNITED
METHODIST CHURCH
207 N. Seventh Ave. - 773-4267
Sunday School ......................9:45 a.m.
Traditional Sunday Worship 11:00 a.m.
Casual Sunday Worship.........6:00 p.m
Tuesday Bible Study............10:00 a.m.
Wednesday Activities ............6:00 p.m.
FLORIDA'S FIRST ASSEMBLY
OF GOD CHURCH
1397 South Florida Avenue
773-9386.
Sunday School ......................9:30 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship....10:30 a.m.
Evening Worship ...............6:00 p.m.
Wed. Family Night..............7:00 p.m.
Adult * Children & Youth
FLORIDA GOSPEL
511 W. Palmetto
223-5126
Sunday Morning Worship....I 1:00 a.m.
Wednesday Worship ..............7:30 p.m.

THE GOSPEL TABERNACLE
Pentecostal
810 W. Tennessee St. - 773-3753
Morning Service ..................10:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:00 p.m.

HEARTLAND
COMMUNITY CHURCH


1262 W. Main St. - 767-6500
Coffee & Donuts....................9:00 a.m.
Sunday School ......................9:30 a.m.
W orship.............................. 10:30 a.m .
Wed. Night Dinner ..............6:00 p.m.
Wed. Bodybuilders Adult Cl.
Crossroads &
Lighthouse Min ...........7:00 p.m.

IGLESIA COMUNIDAD
de fe Wauchula
322 Hanchey Rd. - 773-0065
Sunday Service...................11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Service................7:30 p.m.
Friday Service...................... 7:30 p.m.


WAUCHULA
IGLESIA HISPANA
PRESENCIA de Dios
511 W. Palmetto St.
Ven con to familiar y amigos y
Disfruta de La palabra de Dios
Domingos ............................ 6:00 p.m.
M iercoles............................. 7:00 p.m.

IGLESIA ADVENTISTA DEL
SEPTIMO DIA
Old Bradenton Road
767-1010

JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES
- ENGLISH
155 Altman Road - 1131
Sunday Service.................... 2:00 p.m.
Thursday Evening................7:30 p.m.

JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES
- SPANISH
Sunday Service.................. 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday Evening ..............7:30 p.m.

LIGHT OF TIHE WORLD
MINISTRIES
Womans Center 131 N. 7th Ave.
Wauchula, FL
Friday Evening ................. 6:00 p.m.

LAKE DALE BAPTIST CHURCH
3102 Heard Bridge Road
773-6622
Sunday School .................... 9:45 a.m.
Morning Service .................. 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................ 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ..............7:00 p.m.

NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH
1999 State Road 64 East
Sunday School .................... 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship Service.... 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship Service ......6:30 p.m.
Wednesday Night Supper ......6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Activities (All Ages)
............. 7:00 p.m .
NEW LIFE CHURCH
117 W. Palmetto St.
773-2929
Sunday Service.................. 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service........6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:00 p.m.
Children Ministries for all services

NEW MT. ZION A.M.E. CHURCH
10 Martin Luther King Ave.
767-0023 . .... .
Morn. Worship ................(...(1st & 3r
Sun.) 8:00 a.m.
Sunday School ...................... 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ..............11:00 a.m.
2nd Sunday Youth Service ....4:00 p.m.
Allen Christian Endeavor......4:00 p.m.
Wed. & Fri. Bible Study........7:00 p.m.

NORTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH
S 912 N. 8th Ave. - 773-6947
Sunday School ......9...... ..:.945'-a.m.
Moming-Worship ..... . 11 l:00"a.m:
Evening Worship ..................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Supper ................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ................7:00 p.m.

OAK GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
4350 W. Main St. - 735-0321
Sunday School .................... 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................1:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ..................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ........6:30 p.m.

PEACE VALLEY LUTHERAN
CHURCH
1643 Stenstrom Road - 773-2858
1" & 3" Sun. Communion ..10:00 a.m.
2'1 & 41' Sun. Divine Worship......10:00
a.m.
Bible Study ........................ 11:15 a.m.
** Fellowship each Sunday aftei service

PROGRESSIVE MISSIONARY
BAPTIST CHURCH
149 Manley Road - East Main - 773-
5814
Sunday School ....................9:30 a.m.
Worship Service ..................11:00 a.m.
Wed. Evening Prayer ............7:00 p.m.

REAL LIFE CHURCH
3365 North US Hwy 17
Morning Service ................ 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday Study/Learning ..6:30 p.m.


RIVERVIEW HEIGHTS MIS-
SIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
1321 S.R. 636 East - 773-3344
Radio Program
WZZS Sundays ........9:00 a.m.
Sunday School ..................10:00a.m.
Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship .................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ..............:7:00 p.m.

SOUL HARVEST MINISTRY
1337 Hwy. 17 South, Wauchula
Sunday School ....................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ................ 1:00 a.m.
Evening Service ...................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:00 p.m.

ST. ANN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
204 N. 9th Ave. - 773-6418
Sunday ..................................9:00 a.m .
Holy Days ..................................

ST. MICHAEL'S
CATHOLIC CHURCH
408 Heard Bridge Road - 773-4089
Saturday Mass (English) ......5:00 p.m.
(Spanish) ......7:30 p.m.
Sunday (Spanish) ..................7:00 a.m.
(English) ....................8:30 a.m
(Spanish)........... ....11:00 a.m.
(Creole)....................1:00 p.m.
Daily Mass in English ..........8:30 a.m.

SEVENTH DAY


ADVENTIST CHURCH
205 S. 11th Ave. - 773-9927
Sabbath School ................... 9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship ............... 11:00 a.m.
Tues. Prayer Meeting ............7:00 p.m.

SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH
505 S. 10th Ave. - 773-4368
Sunday School ......................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ..............7:00 p.m.


WAUCHULA
SPIRIT WIND TABERNACLE
1652 Old Bradenton Road
773-2946
Sunday Morning Worship. . 10:30 a.m
Evening Worship ................ 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Worship'..............7:30 p.m.
Friday Warship ..... ........... 7:30 p.m.
TABERNACLE OF
PRAISE & JOY
1507 MLK Avenue
Sunday School .................. 10:00 a.m
Morning Worship ..............11:30 a.m
Evening Worship ................ 7:00 p.m
Tues. Bible Stdy.
& Child Train...........7:00 p.m
Friday Prayer Service............7:00 p.m

WAUCHULA CHURCH OF GOD
1543 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
773-0199
Sunday School ..................10:00 a.m
Morning Worship ................ 1:15 a.m
Evening Worship ................ 6:00 p.m
Wed. Night Fain. Training ...7:30 p.m
Thurs. Youth Bible Study......7:00 p.m
Friday Night Worship............7:30 p.m

WAUCHULA HILLS HARVEST
TEMPLE ASSEMBLY OF GOD
210 Anderson
Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m
Church.................................. 10:00 a.m.
Youth Service ......... ......... 6:00 p.m.
Evening Service .................. 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:30 p.m.

WAUCHULA HILLS
SPANISH CHURCH OF GOD
1000 Stansfield Rd.
Sunday School .................. 10:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................ 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday Prayer......................7:30 p.m.
Thursday Worship................7:30 p.m.
Saturday Worship .................7:30 p.m.

WAUCHULA REVIVAL CENTER
(Full Gospel)
501 N. 9th Ave.
Sunday School ..................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ..............11:00 a.m.
Youth & Child. Church..........6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ................ 7:00 p.m.
Wed. Bible Study ................ 7:00 p.m.
Men's Fri. Prayer ..................7:00 p.m.


ZOLFO SPRINGS

COMMUNITY WESLEYAN
CHURCH
Gardner
Sunday School .................... 0:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ..............11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................ 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:00 p.m.

COWBOY-UP MINISTRY
Cracker Trail Arena
�...... . Hwy 66
i across from Oak Hills Ranch Rd.)
781-2281
Sunday .............................. 10:00 a.m.

CREWSVILLE BETHEL
BAPTIST CHURCH
8251 Crewsville Road
Church - 735-0871 Pastor - 773-6657
Sunday Schbol .................... 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ..............11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ..............7:00 p.m.

EVANGELISTIC HOLINESS
CHURCH INC.
Corner of 6th and Hickory
Sunday School ..................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ..............11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship .... ........7:00 p.m.
Wednesday ........... ........... 7:30 p.m.

FIRST UNITED
METHODIST CHURCH
Corner of 6th & Suwanee - 735-0114
Bible Study ..........................10:00 a.m.
Worship Service ..................11:00 a.m.

GARDNER BAPTIST CHURCH
South Hwy. 17 - 494-5456
Sunday School ..............10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ........1.......11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Prayer ................7:00 p.m.

MARANATHA BAPTIST
CHURCH
Corner of Steve Roberts Special
& Oxendine Rds.
735-2524 - 773-0989
Sunday School .................. 10:00 a.m.
Worship. .. . ..... ... 11:00 a.m.
Evening,.................... .......1:00 p.m.
Wed. Bible & Prayer Meet...,7:00 p.m.


ZOLFO SPRINGS
NEW VISION WORSHIP CENTER
64 E. & School House Road
Church 735-8585 Childcare 735-
8586 o
Morning Worship ............ ...10:00 a.m.
Children's Church................10:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ..................6:00 p.m.
Wed. Youth & F.T.H. ............7:00 p.m.

PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF
GOD FAITH TEMPLE
Oak Street
Sunday Worship ...............1... 0:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ..................7:00-p.m.
Tuesday Worship ................7:30 p.m.
Thursday Worship................7:30 p.m.
Saturday Worship ..................7:30 p.m.
PRIMERA MISSION
BAUTISTA HISPANA
518 8th Ave. E.
Escuela Dominical ..............10:00 a.m.
Servicio del Domingo.......... 11:00 a.m.
..............................................7 :00 p .m .
Scrvicio del Miercoles ..........7:30 p.m.

PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Pioneer Park
2nd Sunday ................... 10:30 a.m.
Evening Service .................. 6:30 p.m.
51h Sunday .......................... 6:00 p.m.

REALITY RANCH
COWBOY CHURCH
2-1/2 Miles east of
Zolfo Springs on Hwy. 66
863-735-8600
Sunday School. ................. 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Last Friday of Each Month
Cowboy Fellowship............7-9 p.m.

ST. PAUL'S MISSIONARY
BAPTIST CHURCH
3676 U.S. Hwy. 17 South - 735-0636
Sunday School ................. 9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship...................... 11 a.m.
Wed. Prayer Service ..............7:00 p.m.

SAN ALFQNSO MISSION
3027 Schoolhouse Lane - 773-5889
Domingo, Misa en Espanol 10:30 a.m.
Confesiones........................ 10:00 a.m.
Doctrina..........................1...11:30 a.m .

SPANISH MISSION
735-8025
Escuela Dominica . . . .......10:00 a.m.
Servicio ................................ 11:00 a.m.
Pioneer Club .......................... 6:30 p.m.
* Servicio de la Noche ............7:00 p.m.
Mierecoles Merienda ............6:00 p.m.
Servicio................................ 8:00 p.m .
Sabado Liga de Jovenes ........5:00 p.m.


FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
OF ZOLFO
320 E. 4th St' - 735-1200'
Sunday School ....................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship .............. 1:00 a.m.
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..SEEDS
FROM
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SOWER



A short, skinny fellow
applied for a job with a circus.
"Aren't you a bit small,"
asked the manager, "for a wild
animal trainer?"
"That's the secret of my
success," he answered. "The
animals keep waiting for me
to grow larger."
And so does the Lord.
Grow larger in perusal of
the Bible. A.;chapter a day will
keep Satan at bay. Study it
through, pray it in, and pass it
on.
Grow larger in prayer. A
steady prayer life will cut out
a lot of wild life. And prayer is
the key to all the treasures of
heaven, but faith is the hand
that turns the key.
The Bible says, "Grow in
. grace." If you don't, you'll go
into disgrace.


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Are fathers as tough as they seem? Maybe not...
Yes, most fathers seem brave and strong, but they may not
always feel that way. Sometimes fathers are grouchy, or
unusually talkative, or strangely quiet...sometimes they just .
aren't themselves.
How can we let our father know he's special, no matter what?.
We can tell him we love him; that he is the best father in the
world.
Most irqportantly, remind him that his Heavenly Father loves
him unceasingly and spend time together at your house of
worship each week.
Finally, give him a big hug. Fathers need loving, too.


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June 11, 2009, The Herald-Advocate 3C


First Christian Wins Tourney


Those attending induction luncheon ceremony included Linda and J.A. Clark and State
Rep. Denise Grimsley.
.I .


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Post-season play ended last
Thursday night.
When it was over, First
Christian Church was the win-
ner of the season-ending Sing-
le-elimination tournament for
the 2009 Men's Church Soft-
ball League.
Tournament games were
played on Tuesday and Thurs-
day. ,
On Tuesday, on Field Four,
there were two games. In the
opener, First Christian defeated
St. Michael's Catholic 19-3.
Both Keith Nadaskay and
Chris'Knight homered and dou-
bled for First Christian. Others
hitting doubles included Eddie
Hernandez, Jose Camilo, Justin
Battles, Jacob and Travis Mal-
donado. Nadaskay was the only
four-score batter.
For St. Michael's Abel Vargas
and Jose Lucho crossed home
plate. Rene Benavidez doubled
for the only long-ball hit.
In the Monday Field 4 closer,
First Christian won again, de-
feating Celebration 15-7.
James Blum homered twice
and tripled to pace First


Christian. Battles also homered
and doubled. Nadaskay, Blum
and Erik Malloy were all triple-
tally batters.
A Yogi Lozano triple and
Bryan J. double were the only
extra-base hits for Celebration.
Andrew Hinojosa had a three-
hit night.
Meanwhile, on Field 3, St.
Alfonst's Chapel won 19-1
over Holy Child Catholic.
Both Raul Garcia and Eddie
Strange socked a pair..of dou-
bles for St. Alfonso's.-TT.
Baez and Brent Gilliard both
tripled. Garcia and Lamar Gilli-
ard were the only three-tally
batters.
Erick Virgile scored the lone
run for Holy Child when he
tripled and raced home on an
Alfonso Mier sacrifice.
The nightcap on Tuesday on
Field 3 was a thriller, with First
Baptist Church Bowling Green
#2 nipping First Baptist Church
Bowling Green #1 20-19.
Todd Rogers, Austin Helms
and Peck Harris homered and
doubled for BG 2. John
McBride smacked a triple and
pair of doubles. Helms, J.J.
Johnston, Blake Albritton and


Craig all put three runs on the
board.
Josh homered twice, tripled
and singled in nearly hitting for
the cycle for BG #1.,.
One of his homers was a
grand slam.
On Thursday night, the tour-
nament ended on Field 3. In the
6:45 'game, BG. 2 won, 17-12'
over St. Alfonso's.
Doug Sutton and Michael
Carte each tripled For BG #2.
Helms and Albritton 'doubled.
McBride and Albritton were the
only triple-tally batters.
Brent Gilliard and 'Brad
Gilliard each homered for St.
Alfonso's. J. R. Bass and Taylor
Lambert each doubled.
The finale was the late game,
with First Christian winning 21-
13 over BG #2.
Battles had the heavy had
with a homer and double for
First Christian. Billy Hernandez
also homered. Battles scored
four times and Camilo and
Malloy each added three runs.
Helms and Hank Butler each
homered for Bowling Green #2.
Michael Mahoney tripled and
Johnston doubled and tripled.


Lady Bugs Take Angels Title


Jerry Chicone Jr., known
as "Mr. Florida Citrus," was
also inducted into Hall of
Fame along with George H.
Austin and Victor Knight Jr.


INDUCTED
Continued From 1C
port for athletic facilities at the
University of Florida, estab-
lished and continues to support
endowments and scholarships
at 10 colleges and universities,
including Florida, Southern
College, and various high
schools. He has promoted agri-
culture to future generations
through the support of youth
organizations such as 4-H, FFA,
Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and
youth fairs.


Ben Hill Griffin Ill accepts honor.


He has emtbraced the impor-
tance of research as a means to
find solutions to the diseases
now facing the industry, while
at the same time encouraging
discussions about best manage-
ment practices in the interim.
Ben Hill has received numer-
ous awards including Frost-
proof Man of the Year, the Uni-
versity of Florida Distinguished
Alumnus Award, honorary de-
gree from Florida Gulf Coast


University, Athletic Hall of
Fame Award, FFA Distin-
guished Service Award and the
John T. Lesley Award of Excel-
lence for service to the fresh
fruit packing segment of the cit-
rus industry.
Ben Hill has been an advo-
cate for Florida citrus through
very difficult times, facing chal-
lenges aggressively and remain-
ing optimistic that the industry
can prevail over the myriad of
problems that have surfaced
over the last decade- Nowhere
is his positive reaction -mote
evident than his recent citrut
plantings along Highway 27
near Frostproof. His leadership
has encouraged other growers
to do the same.
At a time when the industry
has faced so many daunting
challenges that it has caused the
closure of numerous citrus enti-
ties, Ben Hill Griffin Inc. has
expanded, diversified and
grown under the direction of a
man who has always kept the
welfare of his company, the
industry and the, state at the
forefront of his mind. His gen-
erosity, goodwill and business
acumen have benefited and
educated many people-both in
and out of the agricultural arena
and will leave a legacy that will
keep on giving far into the
future. Bill Merwin, a former
president of Florida Gulf Coast
University said it best: "Ben
Hill is that rare breed of vision-
ary who not only dreams great
. things, but who also works tire-
lessly to ensure that the dreams
are realized."


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By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
When it was all over, the
Lady Bugs had the top record.
Ending the season 14-0-1, the
Lady Bugs were the best team
in the Angels (ages 6 to 10)
division of Hardee County
Youth Sports softball for 2009.
Close behind were the
Orange Blossoms, which tied
once and lost once to the Lady
Bugs. Behind them were the
Cowgirls, Pink Sox, Pride and
Diamonds.
There were only three games
last week to end the season.
Two were on Monday night and
the last on Tuesday evening.
The Lady Bugs had already
completed their season on May
28. The winning team included
Gabrielle Allen, Illeana Flores,
Desiree Ford, Taylor Graham,
Sarah Welch, Lyndsey Welch,
Cheyanne Gough, Briana Juar-
ez, Karley Owens and Anahi
Cano.
The rangee Blossom*s were
involved in a pair of the final
three games of the season, win-
ning both by shutting out oppo-
nents.
On Tuesday evening, the
Orange Blossoms stopped the


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Diamonds 13-0.
Sarah Carlton and Hannah
Carlton each circled the bases
three times for the Blossoms.
Ally Dotson and Cheyenne
Pohl added twin tallies and
Amari Deleon, Anabel Ramos
and Ariana Ramos chipped in
with solo scores. Shayna Harn-
ed and Rosie Rivers did not get
all the way home. Other Blos-
soms are Halley Addison, Joley
Pleger and Alicia Lopez.
In Tuesday's 6-0 win over the
Pride, the Blossoms got a pair
of scores from Sarah Carlton.
Lopez, Rivers, Dotson and
Hannah Carlton each came
around to cross home plate
once.
The Cowgirls also picked up
a win last week, downing the
Pride 15-5.
Lillian Salazar, Litsy Vargas,
Ashlee Patterson, Alayna Car-
ranco, Josie Moore and Mon-
tana, Grice, eacJh had,twin scores
for .the Cow gijal,.hile. ayla
Santoyo, Destinee Jackson-
Pace and Topanga Grice added
solo tallies. Other Cowgirls are
Ashleigh Adams, Marisol Car-
rillo, Anna Salgado and Kaylan
Birmingham.
The Pink Sox had finished


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their season earlier, with play-
ers Alexis Cimmino, Anna
Erekson, Lexi Harris, Hannah
Revell, Alyssa Tatum, Darby-
Sanders, Jenna Cimmino, Jess-
ica Bembry, Morgan Crews,
Alyssa Ennis, Rayann Kulig,
Rosie Fimbres and Daylin
Newcomb.
In last week's first game,
Savannah Aubry scored twice
for the Pride. Logan Cunning-
ham, Destiny Scheel and Denali
Briones each added a run. In the
season's finale on Tuesday,
Cunningham, Scheel and Mary
Sinclair were stranded. Other
Pride players are Carly Nada-
skay, Mireya Mondragon, Jarisa
Lindsey, Michaela Klein, Kris-
ten Burkett, Viviana Flores,
Taylor Roberts and Katie Teran.
For the Diamonds' final
game, it was Catalina Longoria,
Ebony Lee and Miranda Smith
getting on base but coming
short of home plate. Their team-
mates are Heather Coronado,
Alexis Marple, Makayla Bena-
videz, Yasmin Ramirez, Mall-
ery Gough, Tamara Griffis, Ha-
nnah Herrin, Destiny Garza and
Faith Hays.


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Dixie Boys


Ponytails






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COURTESY PHOTOS
Scoring for the Yankees are (from left, in front), Armando Alamia, Zeke Servin, Wilson
Bembry, Dalton Reas, Austin Judah and Mason Gough; (back row), coach Steve Reas,
Mark Solis, Chris Tomlinson, Tanner Gough, Timothy Steedley, Amin Lazrak, coach
Bruce Judah and head coach Raul Alamia.


COURTESY PHOTOS
Still unbeaten are the Shockers, with (first row, from left), Abigail Vargas, Meagan
Shivers, Ana Galvez, Briana Aleman, Lindsay Cooper and Breanna Godwin; (middle
row) Megan Hartman, Jakaysha Lindsey, Karlee Henderson, Kendall Gough and
Angelica Montanez; (back) coaches Tom Hartman, Melanie Henderson and Kristy
Gough.


Running to catch that ball for the Red Sox are (in front, from left) coach Gordon
Schrank, Reed Woods, Campbell Aubry, Jacob Altman, Ramiro Briones, Kyle Schrank,
Matthew Frazier and coach Ted Svendsen; (back ) coach Rocky Sonnier, Justin
Rickett, Aaron Briones, Garrett Mimbs, Kaleb Bryant, Kendall Grice and coach Teddy
Svendsen; missing is Dustin Scheel.


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Bounding across home plate for the Blaze are (from left, in front row) Allison Farr,
Melanie Harshburger, Kim Derringer, Courtney Coleman, Mara Goodwyn and Morgan
Walters; (middle row) Lacey Cumbee, Addison Aubry, Ashley Baker, Kaitlyn Shaw,
Courtney Taylor and Alex Ullrich; (back) coaches Scott Farr, George Wadsworth and
Max UlIrich.


Hitting the ball for the Heat are (first row, from left) Arissa Camel, Makayla Deuberry,
Sabrina Stewart, Marissa Chancey, Tiffany Owens and Senida Garcia; (back) coach
Lucy Garcia, Holly Hughes, Sarah Albritton, Peyton Hernandez, coach Robert
Deuberry, Victoria Braddock, Emily Hughes and coach Julian Garcia.


Batting around for the Braves are (kneeling, left to right) Justin Forrester, Dustin Garza,
Michael Chason, Eddie Woods, Blaine Harshburger and Dustin Goodwyn; (standing)
coach Jimmy Frank Johnson, Kris Johnson, Chase Revell, Tyler Cloud, Vince Grimsley,
Wyatt Maddox, Wyatt Kofke and coach Todd Maddox.


Reaching out for the tag for the Rays are (first row, from left) coach Travis Tubbs,
Triston Montgomery, Luke Winter, Noey Navarro, Joshua Gonzales, Kramer Royal, Flody
Addison and coach Ryan Abbott; (second row) coach Jeff Albritton, Eric Klein, Cole
Choate, Mason Waters, Garrett Albritton, Willie Godwin, Felix Esquivel, coach Talmadge
Albritton Jr. and manager Talmadge Albritton Sr.










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Lighting up the scoreboard for the Lightning are (from left, first row) Katelyn Hines,
Josie Hancock, Theresa Cimmino, Emily Albritton, Melissa Perez and Cristina
Rodriguez; (second row) Kayla Garay, Tara McNabb, Tatiana Juarez, Sadie Rigdon,
Bailey Carlton and Kristen Judah; (third row) Keith McNabb, Johnny Shivers and Emily
Starratt.


Running across home plate for the Racers are (from left, front row) Megan
McCullough, Brooke Dixon, Caryssa Johnson, Miika Delatorre and McKenzie Staton;
(second row) coach Amy Franks, Gemi Saunders, Amber Franks, coach Brent
Stephens, Selena Macias, Ruthie Erekson and coach Jenny Roberts.







June 11,2009, The Herald-Advocate 5C


Dixie Boys Finishing Up Property Changes Concern Commission


-- L-- Z 3 v .x-.A...n- By JOAN SEAMAN


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
This week will be the end of
the regular season for the 2009
Hardee Youth Sports Dixie
Boys division.
The teams were scheduled for
games Monday, Thursday and
Friday this week, with a couple
of rainouts possibly fitted in.
As of last Friday, the Braves
had a commanding 12-0-1 lead,
challenged mostly by the Rays,
with which they tied once, and
narrowly beat twice. The fourth
game between them was a
Braves shutout.
Following the Rays are the
Yankees and Red Sox, who
have played some close games,
the Red Sox losing to the Rays
8-7 and the Yankees losing to
the Red Sox 9-8.
The May 18 game between
the Braves and the Rays was
typical of their encounters. The
Rays opened with five runs on
hits by Kramer Royal, Cole
Choate and Willie Godwin.
Choate and Godwin both hit
doubles. In between, Luke
Winter, NOe Navarro, Eric
Klein and Mason Waters all
drew walks, coming home on
teammates' hits.
The Braves began to answer
in the third inning, when John


Michael Chason Kris Johnson
and Vince Grimsley scored. The
Rays got those runs back in the
home half of the fourth when
Royal, Winter and Garrett
Albritton scored.
The Braves picked up a pair
of scores in the top of the fifth
by Wyatt Maddox and Justin
Forrester and added a trio of tal-
lies in the sixth by Johnson,
Grimsley and Tyler Cloud,
leaving the game tied 8-8 when
time ran out.
Other players for the Braves
were Wyatt Kofke, Eddie
Woods and Blaine Harshburger,
while Felix Esquivel, Floyd
Addison Triston Montgomery
and Josh Gonzalez have joined
the Rays attack.
Another close game was
between the Yankees and Red
Sox, with the Yankees winning
16-10.
The Yanks opened the home
half of the first inning with
three runs. Dalton Reas walked,
Tim Steedley singled and
Mason Gough doubled, all
coming home on an Armondo
Alamia hit.
The Red Sox responded with.
a second-inning score when
Kendall Grice was hit by a pitch
and worked his way home on a
Reed Woods sacrifice and


Ramiro Briones hit.
The Yanks added seven runs
in the second frame, with Reas,
Steedley, Mason Gough, Ezek-
iel Servin, Austin Judah Wilson
Bembry and Tanner Gough all
crossed home plate.
Jacob Altman and Kaleb Bry-
ant circled the bases for the Red
Sox in the top of the third and
the Yankees added four runs by
Steedley, Alamia, Servin and
Judah.
On to the fourth inning, when
Altman, Kyle Schrank and
Dustin Scheel came around the
bases for the Red Sox. Steedley
had the lone score for the
Yanks.
Neither team scored in the
fifth inning, Justin Rickett was
stranded for the Red Sox and
Mark Solis and Bembry were
left on base for the Yankees.
In the final aat-bat, the Red
Sox picked up four runs. Camp-
bell Aubry, Altman, Garrett
Mimbs and Rickett scored. The
Yankees finished off with runs
by Mason Gough and Steedley.
Other players for the Red Sox
were Aaron Briones and
Matthew Frazier. Chris Tom-
linson and Amin Lazrak joined
the Yankees effort.


Shockers Top Ponytails


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Finishing up the season last
week, the Ponytails were led by
the Shockers.
The Hardee County Youth
Sports softball division of 10-
to 12-year-olds ended with a
pair of Tuesday games.
The end result was the
Shockers winning the season
with a 13-2 record. Behind
them were the Heat, the Blaze,
the Racers and the Lightning.
All five teams played in the
final week of games.
Last Monday evening the


early game features me Racers
in a 12-7 win over the Lightn-
ing.
Leadoff batter Gemi Saund-
ers paced the Racers with three
trips around the bases. Brooke
Dixon and Amber Franks each
crossed home plate twice and
Hailey Andrews, Caryssa John-
son, Ruth Erekson, Selena
Macias and Megan McCulloch
added solo scores. Other play-
ers were' Miika Delatorre,
Mckenzie Staton and Amber
Carrion.
Bailey Carlton was the only
twin-tally batter for the Lightn-


For the week ended JAie 4, 2009

At the Florida Livestock Auctions, receipts totaled 6,696,
compared to 5,012 last week, and 7,577 a year ago. According to
the Florida Federal-State Livestock Market News Service: Com-
pared to last week: Slaughter cows and bulls were steady to 2.00
lower, feeder steers and heifers were unevenly steady to 2.00.


Feeder Steers:




Feeder Heifers:


Medium & Large Frame No. 1-2
200-300 lbs 115.00-140.00
300-400 lbs 107.00-134.00
400-500 lbs 96.00-117.00

Medium & Large Frame No. 1-2
200-300 lbs 100.00-118.00
300-400 lbs 90.00-115.00
400-500 lbs 86.00-104.00


Slaughter Cows: Lean: 750-1200 lbs 85-90 percent 40.00-
46.00

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade No. 1-2 1000-2100 lbs 54.00-
65.00





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Hines, Tara McNabb, Josie
Hancock and Kayla Garay
added solo tallies. Other players
were Kristian Judah, Tatiana
Juarez, Melissa Perez, Emily
Albritton, Cristina Rodriguez
and Sadie Rigdon.
The Shockers won the thrill-
ing Monday nightcap 2-1 over
the Blaze.
Ana Galvez and Abigail Var-
gas were the only Shockers to
score on Monday. Other players
are Jakaysha Lindsey, Karlee
Henderson, Kendall Gough,
Meagan Shivers, Breanna God-
win, Brianna "Mickey" Ale-
man, Megan Hartman, Lindsay
Cooper and Angelica Montan-
ez.
Addison Aubry claimed the
lone score for the Blaze, al-
though Kim Derringer and
Courtney Taylor wefe stranded
short of home plate. Their team-
mates are Alex Ullrich, Morgan
Walters, Ashley Baker, Court-
ney Coleman, Melanie Harsh-
burger, Allison Farr, Lacey
Cumbee, Mara Goodwyn and
Kaitlyn Shaw.
The Blaze came back on
Tuesday night to nip the Heat 7-
6.
Farr and Cumbee had twin
tallies and Harshburger, Shaw
and Goodwyn added solo tal-
lies.
For the Heat, Arissa Camel,
Senida Garcia, Emily Hughes,
Tiffany Flores, Marissa Chanc-
ey and Tiffany Owens all cir-
cled the bases once. Not getting
to home plate were Makayla
Deuberry, Holly Hughes, Sara
Beth Albritton, Peyton Hernan-
dez, Victoria Braddock and Sa-
brina Stewart.
The season's final game on
Tuesday night was a 7-2 win for
the Shockers over the Lightn-
ing.
Henderson and Galvez scored
twice apiece for the Shockers,
while Lindsey, Gough and Var-
gas touched home once each.
Carlton and Hines were the
only Lightning batters to get all
the way home.


Of The Herald-Advocate
Two changes in property des-
ignation came before the
Hardee County Commission
last week.
In both small-scale future
land use changes, the commis-
sion was concerned that the
public be fully aware of such
changes and possible effects on
residents.
The first was a change of five
acres on the east side of South
Florida Avenue, just south of
Alec Hendry Road. The acreage
is adjacent to the present loca-
tion of Hannah House, a shel-
ter/transitional home for at-risk
women (and children). The
additional acreage will allow
for construction of 17 one-bed-
room apartments to afford resi-
dents more time and supervi-
sion in making a return to nor-
mal living.
The commission approved
changing the land use of the
property from Agriculture-1 to
Highway Mixed Use, and the
zoning designation from Agri-
culture-1 to R-3 (multiple-fami-
ly residential).
The second issue concerned a
request for a minor subdivision
plat, breaking down 27.50 acres
on Brown Camp Road off Steve
Roberts Special.
Commissioner Minor Bryant
asked that the request be pulled
from .the consent agenda and
discussed so the public would
be more aware of it. "There are
a ton (about 100) such lots on
that east side of the county in
agricultural zoning, he said. He
also was concerned because it
was along a dirt road, which
hasn't been maintained much in
recent years.
County manager Lex Albrit-
ton explained that a minor sub-
division plat does not require it
be along a county-maintained
paved road as a major subdivi-
sion plat would. Resident
Grady Johnson asked for clari-
fication of the size of lots and
was told in A-1 zoning they are
to be a minimum of five acres



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and can be mobile home or con-
ventional housing.
Albritton also said staff is
working on changing the land
development regulations to
address such issues (including a
paved road) and hoped to have
the changes ready for the com-
mission's review by the second
meeting in July (the July 16
meeting)!
In other action, the commis-
sion:
- appointed Thelma Albrit-
ton Hendrix to four-year term
on the Hardee County Indigent
Health Care Board to replace
Marsha Rau, who did not want
to be re-appointed. The com-
mission also re-appointed Sam
Fite to a four-year term, but he
is a candidate for the governor's
appointment to replace one of
his nominees. If so, Leslie Bond
will fill his commission-
appointed slot on the Indigent
Board.
- heard an update on the
transition of the Hardee County
Council on Aging transition
from H.O.P.E. of Hardee ser-
vices to elderly Hardee County
residents to the same services
by Nu-Hope Elder Care
Services. The changeover will
be effective July 1. The com-
mission promised to look close-
ly at funding for programs for
the elderly during its budget
sessions the third week of July.
Maureen Kelly, president and
CEO of the West Central
Florida Area Agency on Aging,
said the latest statistics show
523 people in the county have
early onset on Alzheimer's dis-
ease. Some are as young as 40
and some as old as 80. They and
other frail, vulnerable elderly
need a lot of services to live in
their homes with dignity for as
long as possible, said Kelly.
- approved the Hardee
County Youth Coalition assum-
ing responsibility for the Fourth
of July activities at Pioneer
Park. Dawn Atkinson-Jones and
Sheriff Arnold Lanier, repre-
senting the coalition said there
would be family-oriented activ-


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after the fireworks. They are
obtaining sponsors to pay for
the fireworks, such as Mosaic
Fertilizer, CF Industries and
Vandolah Power Co., who
sponsored them last year.
- approved an amendment
to the agreement with OTTED
(governor's office of Tourjsm,
Trade and Economic Develop-
ment) on the Catalyst Project
approved for the Heartland at
Sebring airport, which 'wanted
to change the scope from 240
acres to 100 acres.
- approved an amendment
to the engineering contract for
resurfacing Steve Roberts Spec-
ial, which is being done under a
state road grant. A geotechnical
survey has to be included, says.
the Southwest Florida Water
Management District. The
change will not affect the scope
of the work, said county Public
Works director Kevin Atchley.
- approved an amendment
to the Emergency Management
grant application for hazardous
mitigation. Since the new fire-
hodse/police station in Zolfo
Springs already includes wind
resistant windows, the grant
will not pay for additional retro-
fitting. Instead, such work is
being planned for the main fire
station in Wauchula, said Emer-
gency Management director
Rich Shephard.
- accepted unclaimed
monies of $6,068.45 from the
Sheriff's Office. Over 100 peo-
ple left monies on file when
they bonded out or were
released from the jail. Amounts
vary from three cents to $1.37
to a high of $443.07. All efforts
to locate these people, includ-
ing advertisements in the local
paper, got no response.
- approved an agreement of
$12,000 for preparation of the
special assessment roll. The
board also discussed activating
the fire assessment board to
look at the method of deciding
fire bills, realizing it has to meet
legal standards and be equi-
table.







6C The Herald-Advocate, June 11, 2009


COUNTY COURT
The following marriage
licenses were issued recently
in the office of the county
court:,
Dianpin Jiang, 31, Wauchula,
and Ying Lin, 32, Wauchula.
Arlie Duane Dubberly, 37,
Wauchula, and Amy Jo Dub-
bery, 35, Wauchula.
David Btuce Poucher, Wau-
chula, and Tami Jennifer
Atchley, 31, Wauchula.
Jack Wayne Wilkins Jr., 49,
Bowling Green, and Stacy
Lynell Parks, 38, Bowling
Green.
Robert Daniel Burnett, 25,
Wauchula, and Samantha Jo-
hanna Fagan, 22, Wauchula.
J. Jesus Almeyda-Calvillo,
36, Bowling Green, and Guada-
lupe Ontiveras, 36, Bowling
Green.

The following small claims
cases were disposed of recent-
ly by the county judge:
Florida Sales & Rental Inc.
d/b/a Grand Rental Station vs.
Richard Martin, judgment for
damages.
State Farm Mutual Auto-
mobile Insurance Co. a/s/o
Billy Green vs. Felix Zapata-
Molina, judgment.
Chase Bank USA NA vs.
John D. Mayer Jr., judgment.
America South Realty Corp.
d/b/a Coldwell Banker Am-
South Reality vs. Francisque
Paulemon, judgment.

The following misde-
meanor cases were disposed
of recently in county court:
Kimberly Sue Boldman, petit


-theft and resisting a merchant,
probation six months, stay out
of store, $325 fine and court
costs, $50 cost of prosecution
(COP), 40 hours community
service.
Otis Blandin, violation of
noise ordinance, adjudication
withheld, $325 fine and court
costs, $50 COP.
Jose Morales, giving false ID
to a law enforcement officer,
estreated bond.
Edernildo Morales Rodri-
guez, no saltwater retail license
when needed, adjudication
withheld, $325 fine and court
costs, $50 COP.
Joaquin Santana Alvarez,
petit theft, adjudication with-
held, probation six months, stay
out of store, ACF class, $325
fine and court costs, $50 COP,
25 hours community service.
Carlos Cruz-Valdovinos,
music too loud, $325 fine and
court costs, $50 COP.
Alexeis Lara, obtaining prop-
erty by worthless check, estreat-
ed bond.
Everaldo Maldonado, petit
theft, 45 days in jail with credit
for time served (CTS) and con-
current with other sentences,
$340 fine and court costs, $100
public defender fees, $50 COP.
Alejandro Montes, domestic
battery, time served, $677 fine
and court costs, $100 public
defender fees, $50 COP.
Nora Trevino, petit theft,
adjudication withheld, proba-
tion six months, ACF class,
$325 fine and court costs, $50
COP, 25 hours community ser-
vice.
Kierre Jarod Cook, posses-


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PUBLIC NOTICE
Wauchula Police Department is currently looking for the rightful owner of a Miller Bobcat
Diesel powered Welder/Generator model 225, recovered on 3/27/2009 at approximately
4 RM. from the intersection of Oak St. and N. 6th Ave.
If you are the legal owner of this equipment and can identify the machinery by means of

ment to you.
If the rightful owner of this property does not come forward by 5:00 PM, June 30, 2009,
'the equipment shall be deemed property of the Wauchula Police Department and will be
disposed of as the Police Department sees fit per Florida Statue 705.103.
Contact Lt. David Stimson at 773-3265. 6:4-11c



State of Florida

Department of Environmental Protection

Notice of Application

The" Department announces receipt of an application for permit from the Hardee
County Solid Waste Department for a permit to close the Phase I portion of the exist-
Ing Class I landfill, subject to Department rules, at the Hardee County Regional
Landfill located at 865 Airport Road, Wauchula, Hardee County, Florida.

This application Is being processed and is available for public Inspection during
normal business hours, 8:00 a. m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except
legal holidays, at the Department of Environmental Protection, Southwest District
Office, 13051 North Telecom Parkway, Temple Terrace, Florida 33637-0926.
6:11,18c


sion of marijuana and posses-
sion of drug paraphernalia,
seven days CTS, $325 fine and
court costs, $100 public defend-
er fees. $50 COP.
Lee Hall, unauthorized burn-
ing, adjudication withheld,
$325 fine and court costs,,$100
public defender fees and $50
COP placed on lien.
Guadalupe Maldonado, pos-
session of marijuana and pos-
session of drug paraphernalia
and two counts violation of pro-
bation (original charges two
counts petit theft and criminal
mischief), probation revoked,
time served, license suspended
two years, $325 fine and court
costs, $200 public defender
fees, $100 COP.
Matthew Jessie Rodriguez,
possession of marijuana and
possession of drug parapherna-
lia, adjudication withheld on
first charge, adjudicated guilty
on second, 12 months proba-
tion, substance abuse evalua-
tion and treatment, random
drug screens, warrantless
search and seizure, $325 fine
and court costs, $100 public
defender fee, $100 COP, $50
investigative costs, 50 hours
community service.
Michael Rosendo Torres,
trespass after warning, trespass
in an occupied structure and
public consumption of an alco-
holic beverage, 53 days CTS,
$325 fine and court costs, $200
public defender fees, $150
COP, $100 investigative costs.
Halbert Diego, domestic bat-
tery, completed pretrial diver-
sionary program, not prosecut-
ed.

The following criminal
traffic cases were disposed of
recently in county court.
Dispositions are based on
Florida Statutes, driving
record and facts concerning
the case.
Robert Lee Mendoza, habitu-
al driving while license sus-
pended (DWLS) offender, es-
treated bond.
Miguel Angel Cardenas,
DWLS, produced valid license,
adjudication withheld, $190
court costs, $50 COP.
Pedro Castillo-Hernandez,
DUI with property damage,
probation one year, license sus-
pended one year, ignition inter-
lock one year, tag impound 10
days, alcohol abuse evaluation
and treatment, random screens,
DUI school, no alcohol or bars,
warrantless search and seizure,
$2,488 fine'and court costs. $50
COP, restitution to be set.
Hildeberto Hernandez,
DWLS and altering license
plate validation sticker, 18 days
CTS, $340 fine and court costs,
$50 COP; refusal to surrender
suspended license, dismissed,
released to immigration.
Melvin Rolando Hernandez-
Diaz, DLWS, produced valid
license, dismissed.
Jamila Sharif Highsmith,
misrepresentation of insurance,
$340 fine and court costs, $50.
Gregory Ibarra, two counts
DWLS, $340 fine and court
costs, $100 COP.
Steven Jaquez, habitual
DWLS offender, probation six
months, $340 fine and court
costs, $50 COP, $50 investiga-
tive costs, 20 hours community
service.
Jesus Venegas Montoya,
DWLS and no registration cer-
tificate, probation 18 months,
DWLS school, $340 fine and
court costs, $50 COP, 25 hours
community service.
Mario Rodriguez, DWLS,
produced valid foreign license,
dismissed.
Crystal Nicole Sanchez,
DWLS. adjudication withheld,


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$340 fine and court costs, $50
COP; failure to register change
of address within 20 days, dis-
missed.

CIRCUIT COURT
The following civil actions
were filed recently in the
office of the circuit court:
Jenny Cabrera and Vincent
Farrias Cabrera, divorce.
Larry Short vs. Walter A.
McNeil and the state Depart-
ment of Corrections, petition
for review of inmate situation.
Charlotte P. Roberts and
William Washington Roberts,
divorce.
Habitat For Humanity of
Hardee County vs. Reynaldo
Gaona, Mariana Gaona et al,
petition for mortgage foreclo-
sure.
Bank of America vs. Wendy
M. Licking, damages - con-
tract indebtedness.
BAC Home Loans Servicing
vs. Jesus P. Rojas, petition for
mortgage foreclosure.
Maria Rosa Drake vs. Wal-
Mart Stores Inc., damages-
negligence.
Jerry Lee Revels and Jaely
June Revels, divorce.
Austin Tish and Cristian
Rose Tish, divorce.
Margrene Lampley vs. Kash
N Karry Food Stores Inc. d/b/a
Sweetbay Supermarket, dam-
ages-negligence.
Sebastian Juarez vs. Cynthia
Short, petition for injunction for
protection.
Olivia Roberts King vs. Nuel
Loyd King, petition for injunc-
tion for protection.
Mary Steele and Jeffery Lee
Steele, divorce.
David Eugene Rickett vs.
Mary Leann Crews, petition for
injunction for protection.
Corey Outley vs. Tiffany
Dixon, petition for injunction
for protection.
Rosalva M. Torres and the
state Department of Revenue
(DOR) vs. Tuesday Ann Guz-
man, petition for child support.
Deutsche Bank National
Trust vs. Linda Sandoval et al,
petition for mortgage foreclo-
sure.

The following decisions on
civil cases pending in the cir-
cuit court were handed down
recently by the circuit court
judge:
Angela Guerrero vs. Brian
Lee Doane, voluntary dismissal
of temporary injunction for pro-
tectibon,
Angela Ochoa, tSeibert and
Leonard Scott Seibert, divorce.
Citimortgage Inc. vs. Lisa
Snelling et al, judgment for
mortgage foreclosure.
Delora A. Ford and DOR vs.
Dana R. Ford, child support
order suspended.
Mary E. Stone and Christo-
pher A. Stone, divorce.
Marcy Talio vs. Darius Hud-
son, voluntary dismissal of tem-
porary injunction for protec-
tion.
Robert Henry vs. Oxxley


City of Wauchula Substation Restoration/Expansion
Substation Structures and Control Building Procurement
Jones Edmunds Project No. 07602-032-01
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Owusu, dismissal of temporary
injunction for protection.
Janet Denise Waite Simmons
and James David Simmons,
order.
Amanda L. Eslisondo vs.
Robert M. Revell Jr., amended
injunction for protection.

Child support contempt
orders were entered in the fol-
lowing cases.
Deanne Kay Ellis and DOR
vs. Darrell Earl Ellis.
Deborah Lynn Richards and
DOR vs. James Ray Minton

The following felony crimi-
nal cases were disposed of last
week by the circuit judge.
Defendants have been adjudi-
cated guilty unless noted oth-
erwise. When adjudication is
withheld, it is pendin, =7itg
cessful completion of proba-
tion. Sentences are pursuant
to an investigative report by
and the recommendation of
the state probation office and
also state sentencing guide-
lines. Final discretion is left to
the judge.
Anthony Rico Alvarado, bur-
glary of a conveyance, posses-
sion of burglary tools and crim-
inal mischief, estreated bonds.
Ramon Cantu-Rodriguez, fe-
lony driving while license sus-
pended, transferred to county
criminal traffic court.
Eric Rakeem Douglas, four
counts sale of cocaine within
1,000 feet of a school or church,
not prosecuted.


Public Notice
The City of Bowling Green intends to apply for USDA
Rural Development's Pre-development Grant. The
funding would enable the City to prepare engineering
reports for the utility system. Please contact Bowling
Green City Hall with any questions or comments at
863-375-2255. 6:4-18f



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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID


PROJECT:


OWNER: City of Wauchula
(BUYER) 126 South 7th Avenue
Wauchula, Florida 33873


Jones Edmunds & Associates, Inc.
1100 Cesery Boulevard, Second Floor
Jacksonville, Florida 32211
Telephone: (904) 744-5401
Attention: Antonio Oruga


1.0 WORK DESCRIPTION
The Project delivery destination is located at the City of Wauchula Substation, 111 Bay
St. East, Wauchula, Florida; corner of Bay Street and 6th Avenue,
The Work is generally described as furnishing and delivering to the City of Wauchula,
Florida a prefabricated substation control-building - complete with building electrical AC
and DC systems and substation relay equipment, structural steel for high and medium
voltage structures with associated materials for the City of Wauchula Substation
Restoration/Expansion project.
All equipment and services shall be in accordance with the specifications and contract
documents.
2.0 RECEIPT OF BIDS
Bidding and Contract Documents may be examined at the Engineer's office or at the City
of Wauchula City Administration Building, at the address listed above.
To ensure that Bidders receive all addenda and or clarifications to the Bidding
Documents in a timely manner, it is mandatory that all bidders obtain at least one set of
Bidding Documents from the Engineer to be eligible to bid on this project. Electronic
copies of these documents may be downloaded via an FTP site or at the Engineer's
office for $26.00 per disk. Checks shall be payable to Engineer. Payment is non-refund-
able. Call Joyce Sears at (904) 744-5401 for further details to obtain a set of Contract
Documents.
Bids shall be completed on the enclosed Bid Form and submitted in duplicate, as set
forth in the Instructions to Bidders and otherwise be in compliance with the Bidding
Documents. Sealed bids will be received at the City of Wauchula City Administration
Building until 2:00 RM. (local time) on Monday, July 6, 2009, at which time and place all
bids will be opened. Any Bids received after the specified time and date will not be con-
sidered.
A pre-bid conference will not be held.
For further information or clarification, contact Antonio Oruga, El, at Engineer's office.
,


NOTICE OF APPLICATION

FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that JOLENE FUNDING,
LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in which it
was assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.: 368 YEAR OF ISSUANCE 2006
Description of Property:
Lots 16 and 17, Block 11 of Carlton and
McEwen Addition to the City of Wauchula,
Hardee County, Florida, as per Plat Book 2,
pages 35 and 36.

AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORD BOOK
659, PAGE 1185.

ALSO DESCRIBED AS:

.27 AC LOTS 16 & 17 BLOCK 11 CARLTON &
MCEWEN ADDITION DC-345P334 345P792
AFF-445P327 445P328 482P565 623P1437
659P1185
SUBJECT TO RESERVATIONS, COVENANTS,
RESTRICTIONS, AND EASEMENTS OF
RECORD.
Name in which assessed: BRANT FUNERAL SER-
VICES, LLC
Said property being in the County of HARDEE, State
of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according
to law, the property described in such certificate shall
be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door
located at 417 West Main Street, Wauchula, FL 33873
on the 22ndday of July, 2009, at 11:00 a.m.
Dated this 2"' day of June, 2009.
B. Hugh Bradley
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hardee County, Florida
AD No. 1
By: Alicia C. Albritton, Deputy Clerk
\Tax Deed File No.: 252009TD006XXXX 6:11-7:2cc


Evelyn Louise Madison, vi'o-
lation of probation (original
charge robbery), probation 're-
voked, 18 months Florida State
Prison, $150 public defender
fees and $100 COP added to
outstanding fines and fees and
placed on lien.
Christopher Allen Napier,
two counts grand theft, groba-
tion two years, consecutive to
Highlands County prison sen-
tence, $520 fine and court costs,
$350 public defender fees, $100
COP, 50 hours community ser-
vice.
Michael Rosendo Torres,
grand theft auto and fleeing to
elude a law enforcement officer,
two years community control -
house arrest, license suspended
one year, mental health evalua-
tion and treatment, random
screens, warrantless search and
seizure, $520 fine and court
costs, $200 public defender
fees, $100 COP.

The following real estate
transactions of $10,000 or
more were filed recently in
the office of the clerk of court:
Howard Sadwin as trustee
and Water C. Investments LLC
to Dorothy Wilson Blackburn
as trustee, $379,000.
Kenny I. and Diane Moore to
Richard Moore, $36,403.77.
Wesley Kyle and Page Dur-
rance Green to Jonathan G.
Benbow, $200,000.
Stembler Resources LP to
Peter A. Goldstein, $550,000.









June 11, 2009, The Herald-Advocate 7C


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION

File No.: 252009CP000059


IN RE: ESTATE OF
MICHAEL-BRUCE BOYD,

Deceased. /

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The administration of the estate
of MICHAEL BRUCE BOYD,
deceased, whose date of death
was February 13, 2009, File
Number 252009CP-000059 is
pending in the Circuit Court for
Hardee County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which is
P.O. Drawer 1749, Wauchula, FL
33873. 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 file 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 dece-
dent and other persons having
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate must file their claims
with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITH-
IN 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 first publication of
this notice is June 11, 2009.

Personal Representative:
/s/ Deborah Renee Boyd
Deborah Renee Boyd
9775 State Road 64 West
Ona, Florida 33865
Attorney for Personal

Representative:
/s/ Robin Gibson
Robin Gibson, FBN 028594
Attorney for Petitioner
GIBSON & VALENTI
212 East Stuart Avenue
Lake Wales, Florida 33853
Telephone (863) 676-8584
Facsimile (863) 676-0548 6:11,1sc

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR HARpEg COUNTY,
FLORIDA'
CIVIL ACTION

CASE NO. 25-2008-CA-000651
COLONIAL SAVINGS, F.A., D/B/A
COLONIAL NATIONAL MORT-
GAGE
Plaintiff,
vs.
ROBERT F. MARTINEZ, et al.,
Defendant(s),


NOTICE OF
SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pur-
suant to an Order Rescheduling
Foreclosure Sale dated May 27,
2009, entered in Civil Case
Number 25-2008-CA-000651, in
the Circuit Court for HARDEE,
florida, wherein COLONIAL SAV-
INGS, F.A., D/B/A COLONIAL
NATIONAL MORTGAGE is the
Plaintiff, and ROBERT F. MAR-
TINEZ, et al., are the Defendants, I
will sell the property situated in
HARDEE, Florida, described as:
LOT 1, ALSO DESCRIBED
AS: THE SOUTH 92.42
FEET OF THE WEST ONE
HUNDRED FIFTY (150)
FEET OF THE BLOCK SIX-
TEEN (16) OF THE ORIGI-
NAL SURVEY OF THE CITY-
TOWN OF THE BOWUNG
GREEN, HARDEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA, AS PER PLAT
BOOK 1, PAGE 1-30B AND
PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 1-
31B, ALSO IN PLAT BAR A-
3 AND PLAT BAR A-4
RESPECTIVELY, IN THE
OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF
COURT OF HARDEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA.

at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder, for cash, at the
Hardee County Courthouse, 417
W. Main Street, Wauchula, Fl, at
11:00 a.m. on the 1st day of July.
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any,
other than the property owner as
of the date of the lis pendens must
file a claim within 60 days after the
sale.

Dated: May 28, 2009


B. Hugh Bradley
Clerk of the Circuit Court

By: Connie Coker
Deputy Clerk

In accordance with the Americans
Disabilities Act, persons with dis-
abilities needing a special accom-
modation to participate In this pro-
ceeding shall, within seven (7)
days prior to any proceeding, con-
tact the Administrative Office of
the Court, Hardee County
Courthouse, POD 1749 - 417 West
Main Street, Wauchula, FI 33873
(863) 773-4174, TDD 1-800-955-
8771 or 1-800-955-8770 via Firolda
Relay Service.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION

CASE NO. 25-2008-CA-000499
LASALLE BANK NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION; AS TRUSTEE
FOR FIRST FRANKLIN
MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST,
MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-
BACKED CERTIFICATES,
SERIES 2006-FF18,
Plaintiff,
vs.
YADIRA RESTREPO, et al.,
Defendantss),


NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to a Final Judgment of
Mortgage Foreclosure dated April
22, 2009 and entered in Case NO.
25-2008-CA-000499 of the Circuit
Court of the TENTH Judicial
Circuit in and for HARDEE COUN-
TY, Florida wherein LASALLE
BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,
AS TRUSTEE FOR FIRST
FRANKLIN MORTGAGE LOAN
TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN
ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,
SERIES 2006-FF18, is the Plaintiff
and YADIRA RESTREPO; ANDRES
RESTREPO: are the Defendants, I
will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cast at NORTH FRONT
DOOR OF THE HARDEE COUNTY
COURTHOUSE, 417 W. MAIN
STREET at 11:00 AM, on the 24
day of June, 2009, the following
described property as set forth in
said Final Judgment:
LOTS 5 TO 9, INCLUSIVE,
BLOCK 2, MRS S. B.
SOUTHERLAND'S SUBDI-
VISION BEING A PART OF
SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 34
SOUTH, RANGE 25 EAST,
AS PER PLAT BOOK 1,
PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HARDEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA

A/K/A 704 W MAIN STREET,
WAUCHULA, FL 33873
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 sixty (60)
days after the sale.

WITNESS MY HAND and the
seal of this Court on April 22, 2009
B. Hugh Bradley
Clerk of the Circuit Court

By: Connie Coker
Deputy Clerk

In accordance with the Americans
Disabilities Act, persons with dis-
abilities needing a special accom-
modation to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact the indi-
vidual or agency sending the
notice at Echevarria, McCalla,
Raymer, Barrett & Frappier, 601
Bayshore Blvd., Suite 800, Tampa,
Florida 33606, telephone (813)
251-4766, not later than seven (7)
days prior to the proceeding. If
hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-
955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-
8770, via Florida Relay Service.
6:4-11c
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA

CASE NO. 252008CA000227

FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF
WAUCHULA, a banking
corporation under the laws
of the State of Florida,
Plaintiff,


ABDON RIVERA a/k/a ABDON
RIVERA ESTRADA a/k/a ADON
RIVERA, OFELIA RIVERA a/k/a
OFELIA CORTEZ RIVERA,
OFELIA RIVERA AS ATTORNEY-
IN-FACT FOR ABDON RIVERA,
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
and CARMEN RIVERA
Defendants.


NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO F.S. CHAPTER 45


NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant
to Amended Final Default
Judgment and Summary Final
Judgment of Foreclosure and for
Attorney's Fees and Costs
entered by the Court on May 22,
2009, in the above-styled cause, I
will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at the North front
door of the Hardee County
Courthouse located at 417 West
Main Street, Wauchula, Florida, on
the 24 day of June, 2009, at 11:00
a.m., the following-described
property:
That part of Lot 54 being
described as follows:
Begin at Northwest corner
of Lot 54, run thence South
78*00'08" East a distance
of 117.67 feet to a point on
the East line of said Lot 54,
14*06'18" East a distance
of 26.25 feet tot he
Northeast corner of said
Lot 54, thence run South
89�31'52" West a distance
of 121.50 feet to point of
beginning. Also: All of Lot
55 and that part of Lot 56
being described as follows:
Begin at the Southwest cor-
ner of said Lot 56, run
thence North 15�46'04"
East a distance of 50.00
feet to the Northwest cor-
ner of said Lot 56, thence
run South 88*46'56" East a
distance of 120.87 feet to a
point on the East line of
said Lot 56, thence run
South 17056'36" West a dis-
tance of 46.85 feet to the


Southeast corner of said
Lot 56, thence run South
89031'52" West a distance
of 120.00 feet to a point of
beginning, Vista del Sol
Subdivision, Hardee
County, Florida, as per Plat
Book 3, page 19.

DATED this 22 day of May, 2009
B. HUGH BRADLEY
As Clerk of the Courts
Hardee County, Florida

By: Connie Coker
As Deputy Clerk

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION

CASE NO. 25-2009-CA-000260
MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT
UNION
Plaintiff,
vs.
RUSSELL SANCHEZ; BRANDY
SANCHEZ; BEATRICE SANCHEZ;
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
BEATRICE SANCHEZ; MORT-
GAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRA-
TION SYSTEMS, INC. (MERS),
AS NOMINEE FOR CAPITAL ONE
HOME LOANS, LLC; TENANT#1;
TENANT #2; AND ANY AND ALL
UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING
BY, THROUGH, AND UNDER, AND
AGAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED
DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS , et al.,
Defendants, /


NOTICE OF
ACTION
TO: ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN
PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THRI-
UGH, AND UNDER, AND AGAINST
THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFEN-
DANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN
TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
.GRANTEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action to foreclose on the
following real property in Hardee
County, Florida:
THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 2
AND ALL OF LOT 3 OF
BLOCK 12 OF THE ORIGI-
NAL SURVEY OF THE
TOWN OF ZOLFO
SPRINGS, FLORIDA,
ACCORDING TO THE MAP
OR PLAT THEREOF
RECORDED IN PLAT,
BOOK 1, PAGIS 1
THROUGH 28, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA.

Has been filed against you in
the circuit court of the tenth judi-
cial circuit, hardee county, Florida,
and you are required to serve a
copy of your written defenses to
the complaint, if any, to Gregory A.
Sanoba, esq., 114 E. Edgewood
Drive, Lakeland, FL 33803, on or
before July 10, 2009, and file the
original with the Clerk of the Court
either before service on plaintiff's
attorney or immediately thereafter;
otherwise, a default will be
entered against you for the relief
demanded in the Complaint.

DATE: June 4, 2009
B. Hugh Bradley
Clerk of the Circuit Court


By: C. Timmons
Deputy Clerk


If you are a person with a disabili-
ty who needs any accommodation
in order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled, at no
cost to you, to the provision of
certain assistance. Please contact
the Court Administrator (863) 534-
4690 within two working days of
your receipt of this Notice; if you
are hearing or voice impaired, call
TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida
Relay Service (800) 955-8770.
6:11-18C


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND
FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION

CASE NO. 25-2008-CA-000546
CITIMORTGAGE, INC.
PLAINTIFF
VS.
LISA SELLING; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF LISA SELLING IF
ANY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN
PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, AND
AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED
INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS)
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; JOHN
DOE AND JANE DOE AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS IN
POSSESSION.
DEFENDANTS)


NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to a Summary Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated
May 27, 2009 entered In Civil Case
No. 2008 CA 000546 of the Circuit
Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit
In and for HARDEE County,
WAUCHULA, Florida, I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for


cash at NORTH FRONT DOOR at
the HARDEE County Courthouse
located at 417 W MAIN ST in
WAUCHULA, Florida, at 11:00 a.m.
on the 24 day of June, 2009 the
following described property as
set forth in said Summary Final
Judgment, to-wit:
LOT 36 OF PEACE RIVER-
HEIGHTS, UNIT #2, AS
SHOWN BY MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN
THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT IN AND FOR
HARDEE COUNTY, FLORI-
DA, AS PER PLAT BOOK 3,
PAGE 43.
Any person claiming an Interest In
the surplus from the sale. If any.
other than the property owner as
of the date of the uis pendens must
file a claim within 60 days after the
sale.

DATED this 28 day of May, 2009.
B. HUGH BRADLEY
Clerk of the Circuit Court

By: Connie Coker
Deputy Clerk

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, persons with disabilities
needing a special accommodation
should contact COURT ADMINIS-
TRATION, at the HARDEE County
Courthouse at 863-773-4174, 1-
800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-
8770, via Florida Relay Service.
6:4-11c
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION

CASE NO. 25-2009-CA-000015
IMPAC FUNDING CORPORATION
Plaintiff,
vs.
JAMES D. GOUGH, et al.,
Defendant(s).,


NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to a Final Judgment of
Mortgage Foreclosure dated April
27, 2009.and entered in Case NO.
25-2009-CA-000015 of the Circuit
Court of the TENTH Judicial
Circuit in and for HARDEE COUN-
TY, Florida wherein IMPAC FUND-
ING CORPORATION, Is the
Plaintiff and JAMES D. GOUGH;
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
JAMES D. GOUGH: are the
Defendants, I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for cash at
NORTH FRONT DOOR OF THE
HARDEE COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE, 417 W. MAIN STREET at
11:00 AM, on the 1st day of July,
2009, the following described
property as set forth In said Final
Judgment:
THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE
FOLLOWING: NORHTEAST
1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF
SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SEC-
TION 2, TOWNSHIP 34
SOUTH, RANGE 26 EAST,
HARDEE COUNTY, FLORI-
DA.

A/K/A 454 RESTHAVEN ROAD,
ZOLFO SPRINGS, FL 33890
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, If any,
other than the property owner as
of the date of the sLi Pendens
must file a claim within sixty (60)
days after the sale.

WITNESS MY HAND and the
seal of this Court on April 27,2009
B. Hugh Bradley
Clerk of the Circuit Court

By: Connie Coker
Deputy Clerk

In accordance with the Americans
Disabilities Act, persons with dis-
abilities needing a special accom-
modation to participate In this pro-
ceeding should contact the indi-
vidual or agency sending the
notice at Echevarria, McCalla,
Raymer, Barrett & Frappler, 601
Bayshore Blvd., Suite 800, Tampa,
Florida 33606, telephone (813)
251-4766, not later than seven (7)
days prior to the proceeding. If
hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-
955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-
8770, via Florida Relay Service.
.6:11-18c
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HARDEE
COUNTY

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO. 25-2009-CA-000190

JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.
Plaintiff,
vs.

HELEN LEDERMANN, et al
Defendants. /


NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: HELEN LEDERMANN
CURRENT RESIDENCE
UNKNOWN
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS
1161 DOWNING CIRCLE
WAUCHULA, FL 33873

You are notified that an action to
foreclose a mortgage on the fol-
lowing property in Hardee County,
Florida:
LOT 21 OF DAVIS AND
ROBERTS DOWNING
PLACE SUBDIVISION, A
SUBDIVISION IN HARDEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA, AS
PER PLAT BAR 60, PAGE 3,
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS


Things at Hardee Manor have changed through the years. Our
short-term rehabilitation patients are growing. More than half of
our census will be short-term care.
We have had the pleasure to have.Susan Dazey of Lake Placid
at one otfour rehab patients. She was involved in a serious motor
vehicle accident on Feb. 7, when another motorist crossed the cen-
ter line on SR 70 and hit her head on. She went to another facility
after her discharge from the hospital. On her request, she atked to
be transferred here to Hardee Manor.
She came to us with one leg in a cast, the other in a brace and
her arm immobilized, unable at that time to stand or walk. A few
months later, she went out with her husband to her grandchild's ball
game.
We at Hardee Manor enjoy Susan's positive attitude toward
her therapy and her life. She is a blessing to everyone who has the
pleasure to meet her.
Her husband, Ed, of 45 years, spends a lot of time here with
her. He comes in every day with a big smile on his face and a kind
word for all of us. Susan and Ed have two children and three grand-
children. Susan retired from the state of Florida after 30 years with
G.P Woods Memorial Hospital. Ed retired after 25 years in correc-
tions.
She is proof that Hardee Manor is much more than a nursing
home. She is proof of the results that excellent short-term rehab can
provide.
It was a miracle Susan survived the accident and another that
in a few weeks she will walk out of our doors to go home. We will
miss her a great deal and are blessed to know her.
May you be a blessing to someone. Remember, you may be
only one person in the world, but you can be the world to one per-
son.
If you have any questions about short-term rehabilitation or
long-term care, call me at Hardee Manor, 773-3231.



11 ii .


COURTESY PHOTO
Susan and Ed Dazey lunch on the back porch at Hardee
Manor.


-S


A Daily Thought
THURSDAY
God views the ends of the
earth and He sees every-
thing under the heavens ...
And He said to man, "The
fear of the Lord - that is wis-
dom, and to shun evil is
understanding."
Job 28:24, 28 (NIV)

FRIDAY
Don't be selfish; don't live to
make a good impression on



OF HARDEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA. TOGETHER
WITH A 1988 SUNP
MOBILE HOME ID#
FLFL132A1020ST AND
FLFL132B10202ST, FLORI-
DA TITLE # 48781557 AND
48781574

commonly known as 1161 DOWN-
ING CIRCLE, WAUCHULA, FL
33873 has been filed against you
and you are required to serve a
copy of your written defenses, if
any, to it on Allison J Brandt of
Kass, Shuler, Solomon, Spector,
Foyle & Singer, P.A., plaintiff's
attorney, whose address Is P.O.
Box 800, Tampa, Florida 33601,
(813) 229-0900, on or before July
3, 2009, (or 30 days from the first
date of publication, whichever Is
later) and file the original with the
Clerk of this Court either before
service on the Plaintiffs attorney
or immediately thereafter; other-
wise, a default will be entered
against you for the relief demand-
ed In the Complaint.

DATED May 29, 2009
CLERK OF THE COURT
Honorable B. Hugh Bradley
P.O. Box 1749
Wauchula, Florida 33873

By: Connie Coker
Deputy Clerk
If you are a person with a disabili-
ty who needs any accommodation
in order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled, at no
cost to you, to the provision of
certain assistance. Please contact
Court Administrator's Office, 10th
Judicial Circuit, P.O. Box 9000,
Drawer J-102, Bartow, Florida
33830-9000, phone (863) 534-4690
within 2 working days of your
receipt of this notice; If you are
hearing or vice impaired, call 1-
800-955-8771. 6-ic
6.4-11 C


others. Be humble, thinking
of others as better than your-
self.
Philippians 2:3 (NLT)

SATURDAY
My help is from Jehovah"
who made the mountains,
and the heavens, too. He will
never let me stumble, slip or
fall. For He is always watch-
ing, never sleeping.
Psalm 121:2-3 (TLB)

SUNDAY
For no one of us lives and,
equally, no one of us dies,
for himself alone. If we live,
we live for the Lord God, if
we die we die for the Lord.
Whether we live or die, we
belong to the Lord God.
Romans 14:7-8 (NEB)

MONDAY
This is what the Lord says:
"Heaven is My throne and
earth is My footstool. So, do
you think you can build a
house for Me? Do I need a
place to rest? My hand
made all things. All things
are here because I made
them," says the Lord.
Isaiah 66:1-2a (NCV)

TUESDAY
Do not be deceived: Bad
company ruins good morals.
Come to your right mind and
sin no more.
I Corinthians 15:33-34a (RSV)

WEDNESDAY
We can make our plans, but
the final outcome is in God's
hands. ... Commit your work
to the Lord, then it will suc-
ceed.
Proverbs 16:1, 3 (TLB)

All verses are excerpted from
The Holy Bible: (KJV) King
James Version; (ME) The
Message; (NCV) New Cen-
tury Version; (NEB) New
English Bible; (NIV) blew
International Version; (NLT)
New Living Translation (RSV)
Revised Standard Version;
(PME) Phillips Modern Eng-
lish; and (TLB) The Living
Bible.


The best thing that can come
ut of a garden are gifts for
their people.
Jamie Jobb


I


6:11-18c









8C The Herald-Advocate, June 11, 2009




Park It!
By Frankie Larramore
Paynes Creek Historic State Park


BUTTERFLIES & BABY TURKEYS
There is a nice article about Paynes Creek Historic State Park
in the Farm Bureau magazine "In The Field" for June, called
"Secrets Behind The Park" by Matt Sherwood. He explained some
of the history of the area with the Seminole Indians and the sol-
diers.
Park Manager Jackson Mosley recently visited Wauchula
Elementary School as part of its third-grade end-of-school envi-
ronmental science activity. He talked about endangered species like
the gopher tortoise, and explained how plants are important in the
Florida ecosystem. The discussion brought students up close to
many native plants, and they were eager to learn about different
methods of photosynthesis.
Ranger Sam Hale visited with Bowling Green Elementary
School for its career day. He explained the opportunities available
with the Florida Park Service, and what to expect as far as the
duties and training of a park ranger.
The Florida State Parks district office in Osprey has notified
Ranger Hale that he has been selected as Employee of the Month.
His picture will be on display in the main office all month.
Park Manager Mosley informs us that he has submitted a pro-
posal to the Bureau of Invasive Plant Management for a grant to
finish treating cogon grass in the park. Recently the park has
become a member of a group of counties working to treat evasive
exotics. Polk, Highlands, Hardee and DeSoto counties make up the
new Heartland Florida Cooperative Invasive Species Management
Area. Anyone interested in becoming a part of it can call our park
office.
Paynes Creek Historic State Park participated in the Hardee
Lakes Nature Fest with a presentation of the environmental aspects
of this park and the resources needed to maintain a state park. On
display were a snapping turtle, bugs and a corn snake.




WINNING GOLF


* COunfcor TEYLJHJ
Young William Beattie (left) and Will Bennett represented
Hardee County well in the Sertoma summer classic on
Memorial Day weekend. Bennett and partner high school
coach George Heine won the Junior/Adult event, while
Beattie teamed with his father Bill Beattie to come in sec-
ond. Other Hardee participants Included Kaleb and
Lincoln Saunders, who placed third, Kenny and Kyle
Hewitt, Tony and Trent Moon, and Kara Norris. The
Sertoma youth tour begins today (Thursday) at The
Bluffs.





PUBLIC NOTICE
The BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
will hold a public hearing on
July 02, 2009, at 8:35 a.m.
or as soon thereafter
in the County Commission Chambers, Room 102,
Courthouse Annex, 412 West Orange Street,
Wauchula, Florida 33873 to consider adoption of the
following ordinance:

ORDINANCE NO. 09-05

An Ordinance amending Ordinance 2009-02 amend-
ing the implementation date of collecting county
impact fees for all development except industrial and
warehouse developments, from July 1, 2009 to July
01, 2010; amending the implementation date of col-
lecting county impact fees for industrial and ware-
house developments from October 01, 2009 to
October 1, 2010; amending the implementation date
of collecting the school impact fee for residential
development from July 01, 2009 to July 01,2010; pro-
viding for severability and providing for an effective
date.

This is a Disabled-Accessible facility. Any disabled
person needing to make special arrangements
should contact the County Commissioners Office at
least two (2) working days prior to the public hearing.

This Public Notice is published in compliance with
Florida Statues 125.66(2)(a) and 286.0105.

Copies of this ordinance are available for public
Inspection during regular office hours at 412 West
Orange Street, Room 103, Wauchula, Florida 33873,
telephone 863/773-9430.

Interested parties may appear at the public hearing
and be heard with respect to the proposed ordi-
nance.

If a person decides to appeal any decision made by
the Commission, with respect to any matter consid-
ered at such meeting or hearing, they will need a
record of the proceedings, and that, for such pur-
pose, they 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.

Dale Johnson, Chairman 06:11c


The Paynes Creek Preservation Alliance has bought an ad in
support of the upcoming Hardee County Sheriff's Office calendar.
The recent rains have brought plenty of water to the creek. It
had been so dusty and dry that we had to haul water to the butter-
fly garden to keep it alive. What we achieved was to make a salad
bar for the rabbits, gopher tortoises and deer. With the rain came
plenty of fresh greens, so maybe the animals can feast elsewhere.
More butterflies are finding the garden and we have seen sev-
eral species, including tile state butterfly, the zebra longwing.
Get out to the park whenever you can, maybe you will see the
mama turkey with her new babies!


Ranger Sam Hale has won district recognition.


HnigFshin Freast


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Moon Da
Rises: 11:28 pmr
Sets: 9:43 am
Moon Phase
87% Waning
Major Times
3:35 am-5:35 am
4:00 pmr6:00 pmr
Minor Times
10:17 am-ll:17 am
10:42 pm-ll:42 pm
Prediction
Average
6/12/2009
Sun Data
Rises: 6:31 am
Sets: 8:23 pm
LOD: 13:52:00
Moon Data
Rises:--:--
Sets: 10:36 am
Moon Phase
80% Waning
Major Times
4:01 am-6:01 am
4:26 pm-6:26 pm
Minor Times


10:43 am-ll:43 am
11:08 pm-12:08 am
Prediction
Average
6/13/2009
Sun Data
Rises: 6:31 am
Sets: 8:23 pm
LOD: 13:52:00
Moon Data
Rises: 12:01 am
Sets: 11:30 am
Moon Phase
72% Waning
Major Times
4:45 am-6-45 am
5:10 pfi TO pm
Minor Times
11:27 am-12:27 pm

Prediction
Average.

6/14/2009
Sun Data
Rises: 6:31 am
Sets: 8:24 pm
LOD: 13:53:00
Moon Data
Rises: 12:31 am
Sets: 12:23 pm
Moon Phase
63% Waning


Major Times
5:27 am-7:27 am
5:52 pm-7:52 pm
Minor Times
11:44 pm-12:44 am
12:09 pm-1:09 pm'
Prediction
Average

6/15/2009
Sun Data
Rises: 6:31 am
Sets: 8:24 pm
LOD: 13:53:00
Moon Data
Rises: 1:00 am
Sets: 1:17 pm
Moon Phase
53% Waning
Major Times
6:08 am-8:08 am
6:33 pm-8:33 pm
Minor Times
12:25 am-l:25 am
12:50 pm-1:50 pm
Prediction
Average

6/16/2009
Sun Data
Rises: 6:31 am
Sets: 8:24 pm
LOD: 13:53:00
Moon Data


Town ofZolfo Springs
2008 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report
Este informed contlene information muy important sobre su agua deber. Traduzcalo o able con algulen que lo entienda bien.
We're pleased to present to you this year's Annual Water Quality Report. This report is designed to inform you about the quality water and
services we deliver to you every day. Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. We want
you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources. We are
committed to ensuring the quality of your water. Our water source is groundwater from the Floridan aquifer. The water is then chlorinated
for disinfection.
If you have any questions about this, report or concerning your water utility, please contact Town Hall at 863-735-0405. We encourage
our valued customers to be informed about their water utility. The Town of Zolfo Springs routinely monitors for contaminants in your
drinking water according to Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations. Except where indicated otherwise, this report is based on the
results of our monitoring for the period of January 1 to December 31, 2008.

.In the table below, you may find unfamiliar terms and abbreviations. To help you better understand these terms we've provided the
following definitions:
Maximum Contaminant Level or MCL: The highest level of a contaminant that is allowed in drinking water. MCLs are set as close to the
MCLGs as feasible using the best available treatment technology.
Maximum Contaminant Level Goal or MCLG: The level of a contaminant in drinking water below which there is no known or expected
risk to health. MCLGs allow for a margin of safety.
Action Level (AL): The concentration of a contaminant that, if exceeded, triggers treatment or other requirements that a water system must
follow.
Maximum residual disinfectant level or MRDL: The highest level of a disinfectant allowed in drinking water. There is convincing
evidence that addition of a disinfectant is necessary for control of microbial contaminants.
Maximum residual disinfectant level goal or MRDLG: The level of a drinking water disinfectant below which there is no known or
expected risk to health. MRDLGs to not reflect the benefits of the use of disinfectants to control microbial contaminants.
"ND" means not detected and indicates that the substance was not found by laboratory analysis.
Parts per million (ppm) or Milligrams per liter (mg/1) - one part by weight of analyte to 1 million parts by weight of the water sample.
Parts per billion (ppb) or Micrograms per liter (pg/1) - one part by weight of analyte to 1 billion parts by weight of the water sample.
Picocurie per liter (pCi/L) - measure of the radioactivity in water.

Source Water Assessments: A source water assessment was completed by the Department in 2008. This assessment found a potential
| source of contamination to be petroleum storage tanks. The risk level is considered to be-moderate. This information is available
at www, den ctnte ftl luiwnnn


Contaminant and Unit of Dates of MCL Level MCLG MCL Likely Source of Contamination
Measurement sampling Violation Detected
(moJyr.) Y/N
Inorganic Contaminants
11. Barium (ppm) & 1/07 N 0.045 2 2 Discharge of drilling wastes; discharge from
__________________ metal refineries; erosion of natural deposits
16. Fluoride (ppm) 1/07 N 1.03 4 4 Erosion of natural deposits; water additive
which promotes strong teeth when at
optimum levels between 0.7 and 1.3 ppm;
discharge from fertilizer and aluminum
_ factories
20. Nitrate (as Nitrogen) 12/08 N 0.16 10 10 Runoff from fertilizer use; leaching from
(ppm) septic tanks, sewage; erosion of natural
_________ _________ _______ ___ deposits
23. Sodium (ppm) 1/07 N 12.7 N/A 160 Salt water intrusion, leaching from soil

For chlorine, the level detected is the highest running a al average (RAA), computed quarterly, of-monthly averages of all samples collected
For haloacetic acids or 7THM, the level detected is the highest RAA. computed quarterly, ofquarterly averages of all samples collected if the
system is monitoring quarterly or is the average of all sample aken during the year if the system monitors less frequently than quarterly. Range
of.Results is the ranae of individual sample results Howest to hi)hst) for all monitoring locations.


If present, elevated levels of lead can cause serious health problems, especially for pregnant women and young children. Lead in drinking
water is primarily from materials and components associated with service lines and home plumbing. [NAME OF UTILITY] is responsible
for providing high quality drinking water, but cannot control the variety of materials used in plumbing components. When your water has
been sitting for several hours, you can minimize the potential for lead exposure by flushing your tap for 30 seconds to 2 minutes before
using water for drinking or cooking. If you are concerned about lead in your water, you may wish to have your water tested. Information on
lead in drinking water, testing methods, and steps you can take to minimize exposure is available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline or at
http://www.epa.gov/safewatcr/lcad.


The sources of drinking water (both tap water and bottled water) include rivers, lakes, streams, ponds, reservoirs, springs, and wells.
As water travels over the surface of the land or through the ground, it dissolves naturally occurring minerals and, in some cases,
radioactive material, and can pick up substances resulting from the presence of animals or from human activity.
Contaminants that may be present in source water include:
(A) Microbial contaminants, such as viruses and bacteria, which may come from sewage treatment plants, septic systems,
agricultural livestock operations, and wildlife.
(B) Inorganic contaminants, such as salts and metals, which can be naturally-occurring or result from urban stormwater runoff.
industrial or domestic wastewater discharges, oil and gas production, mining, or fannming.
(C) Pesticides and herbicides, which may come from a variety of sources such as agriculture, urban stormwater runoff, and
residential uses.
(D) Organic chemical contaminants, including synthetic and volatile organic chemicals, which are by-products of industrial
processes and petroleum production, and can also come from gas stations, urban stormwater runoff, and septic systems.
(E) Radioactive contaminants, which can be naturally occurring or be the result of oil and gas production and mining activities.
In order to ensure that tap water is safe to drink, the EPA prescribes regulations, which limit the amount of certain contaminants in
water provided by public water systems. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations establish limits for contaminants in
bottled water, which must provide the same protection for public health.
Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. The
presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that the water poses a health risk. More information about contaminants and
potential health effects can be obtained by calling the Environmental Protection Agency's Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-
4791.
Some people may be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water than the general population. Immuno-compromised persons
such as persons with cancer undergoing chemotherapy, persons who have undergone organ transplants, people with HIV/AIDS or other
immune system disorders, some elderly, and infants can be particularly at risk from infections. These people should seek advice about
drinking water from their health care providers. EPA/CDC guidelines on appropriate means to lessen the risk of infection by
Cryptosporidium and other microbiological contaminants are available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline (800-426-4791).


Rises: 1:31 a~i
Sets: 2:12 lpm
Moon Phase
43% Waning
Major Times
6:51 am-8:51 am
7:16 pi�-9:16pm
Minor Times
1:08s m-2s8 am
1:33 pm-2:33 pm
Prediction .
Good.

6/17/2009
Sun Data
Rises: 6:32 am
Sets: 8:25 pm
LOD: 13:53:00
Moon Data
Rises: 2:02 am
Sets: 3:11 pm
Moon Phase
32% Waning
Major Times
7:36 am-9:36 am
8:01 pm-10:01 pm
Minor Times
1:53 am-2:53 am
2:18 pm-3:18 pm
Prediction
Better


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