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The


Herald-Advocate

Hardee County's Hometown Coverage


109th Year, No. 39
3 Sections, 28 Pages


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Storm Sparks



Fires, Choas


PHOTO BY CYNTHIA KRAHL
Monday was the last day for some Florida residents to renew driver licenses and auto tags and still avoid the huge
fee Increases Imposed by the state. Hardee Countlans turned out In droves to beat the hikes, which took effect on
Tuesday. Here, Tax Collector Zee Smith's staff systematically handles the crowds. No grumbling could be heard from
either side of the counter as 631 transactions were processed by the office Monday. For more on the mad rush, see
2A.



School Diug Dealers Get Prison

Numbers


Up By 41
:.By'CYNTHIA KRAHL
Of The Herald-Advocate
Though enrollment and atten-
Sdance figures change near daily
as the new school year settles
* into its routine, totals seem to
show a slight rise in the number
of students here.
As of the most recent counts,
there are about 41 more young-
sters behind Hardee County
school desks than there were
last year.
Some local schools "lost" a
few students, while others
gained.
Hilltop Elementary School
experienced the starkest
change, as it dropped from 407
children last year to 318 now.
That shift, Principal Doug
.Herron noted, can be attributed
to the new facility's loss of its
"School of Choice" status,
which had enabled parents to
enroll their children there even
though they lived outside the
school's attendance zone.
, They can, of course, still do
so, but now no transportation is
provided to them, so most par-
ents have taken their youngsters
back out of Hilltop Elementary
and instead enrolled them in
See SCHOOL 3A


Classifleds.....................6B
Community Calendar....4A
Courthouse Report.......6C
Crime Blotter................6A
Hardee Living;...............2B
Information Roundup....4A
Obituaries......................4A




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By CYNTHIA KRAHL
Of The Herald-Advocate
Their neighbors complained.
Now they are in prison.
The last of two men who
came under the investigation of
the Hardee County Drug-Task
Force because of neighborhood
concerns had been sentenced in
Hardee Circuit Court.
Steven Lee Purser, 37, was
handed a six-year prison term
by Circuit Judge Marcus J.


Ezelle ror two counts of selling
methamphetamine and one
count each of possessing meth-
amphetamine, possessing mari-
juana and obstructing the exe-
cution of a search warrant.
The man wha shared the res-
idence at 112 N. First Ave. in
Wauchula with Purser, Joshua
Caine Lanham, 19, was sen-
tenced several months earlier.
He, too, was sent to state prison
by Ezelle. For his single counts


Lanham Purser


of selling methamphetamine
and possessing drug parapher-
nalia; Lanham received a three-
year term.
Thus concluded an incident
which began in the fall of last
year when neighbors com-
plained of drug activity at the
house, which is less than 1,000
feet from the city's Skate Park,
an attraction for children.
Sheriffs Col. Claude Harris
Jr., a spokesman for the inter-
agency Drug Task Force, said
information gathered during the
course of an investigation into
the allegations led to the is-
suance of a search warrant for
the home.
It was served on the evening
of Oct. 1.
Harris said Purser ran into the
bathroom as officers entered the.
house, tossing a handful of
items into the toilet. Det.
Andrew McGuckin retrieved
two plastic bags filled with
methamphetamine and $430 in
cash, he said.
Further, he noted, a large
plastic bag containing marijua-
na was found behind the toilet.
See DEALERS 3A


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
SLightning, the number one
cause of weather-related fatali-
ties in Florida, unleashed its
fury on Hardee County on
Monday night.
Fire, floods and wind dam-
ages were all a part of the
evening's storms.
The heaviest rainfall was on
the southwest side of the coun-
ty, where about four inches was
recorded. Although no roads
were closed, two had sheet
water 6ver the roads, said Road
Department Supervisor Mark
Frazier.
Goose Pond Road was under
water from the state Cattle
Range Station to Post Plant
Road, and Post Plant was under
water from Goose Pond to CR'
665, said Frazier.
"If it doesn't rain by morning,
the water will be off those
roads," he said on Tuesday,
eveh as more thundershowers
were predicted.
"Overall, we're in pretty
good shape, no roads, are


impassable, but another four-
inch rain would do it," he com-
mented. The latest National
Weather Service report on
Tuesday afternoon forecast
heavy afternoon rains and thun-
derstorms all week.
A bulletin from the Florida
High School Athletic Associa-
tion Tuesday morning reminded
schools that "the first priority is
the health and safety of student-
athletes, and principals and ath-
letic directors needed to work
together in deciding whether to
cancel a game.
It was noted that every effort
must be made to get all district
football games completed
before the Monday night, Nov.
2. deadline, even if non-district
games had to be cancelled.
"Schools do not have the option
to cancel a district game by
agreement unless a forfeiture is
involved."
School buses were generally
able to function on Tuesday
morning, getting through Goose
Pond Road without trouble. A
See STORM 3A


Wild Water Bills


Choke Residents


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Double and triple bills, some-
times twice a month, bad-tast-
ing water, utility 'cut-offs and
bills still coming, unauthorized
rate changes.
The list went on and on as
three dozen people from
Magnolia Manor Community
crowded into the Hardee
County Commission room at
last week's meeting to oppose
Peace River Aqua Utilities'
request for rate increases.
During the impassioned next
hour, citizens told commission-
ers horror stories of their prob-
lems with the water/wastewater
system which Aqua purchased.
in 2003.
The company has invested
$200,000 in improvements and
seeks to recoup those costs by .
raising rates. It wasn't until
commissioners began receiving


.calls this year that it was real-
ized that the company had not
gotten approval for its rate
increases of May 2008 and May
2009.
County Manager Lex Albrit-
ton gave a little history. Forty
years ago, the Public Service
Commission was established
but the commission then opted
not to have PSC' set the rate for
local utilities. "That can be
reversed, but it would be at the
current rate until PSC's next
review of this company's sys-
tems," said Albritton, noting
that Aqua had a recent review
by PSC and would not be due
for another one soon.
Albritton also explained that
Florida Statutes 367 allows for
reasonable rate increases to
meet operating and capital
costs.
Troy Rendell and John
See WATER 3A


SEASON'S START


PHOTO BY RALPH HARRISON
Helmets In a row, suited up and ready to go, the Hardee Wildcats open the 2009 season tomorrow (Friday) in a 7:30 p.m. battle at Wildcat Stadium
against the visiting Fort Meade Miners. On the field are (first row, from left) Keshaun Rivers, Antjuan Jones, Martin Vega, Quinton Carlton, Carson
Davis, Mikey Retana, Jarrius Lndsey and Conner Davis; (second row) Deonte Evans, Ezayi Youyoute, Colby Baker, Jake Nowakowski, Andrew
Hooks, Brandon Darley, Kareen Richardson and Lunior St. Louis; (third row) Jake Mayer, Tre' Anderson, Tony Valdez, Chase Revell, Jessie Zuniga,
Dawson Crawford, Wintz Terrell and Tylar Alden; (fourth row) Cody Hernandez, Nick Battles, Devon Harris, Jesus Villegags, Dalton Farr, Noe
Navarro, Andy Hunt and Jimmy Vallejo; (fifth row) Jonathan Kelly, manager Rodney Spinks, assistant coaches Greg Mann, Ray Rivas and Steve
Rewis, Head Coach Tim Price, assistant coaches John Sharp, Buddy Martin and Gilbert Olvera, Mary Braddock and Michael Forrester.


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There are several talking points for this Friday's opening foot-
ball game with Fort Meade.
1. Hardee head coach Tim Price begins his third season and
says this year's Wildcat team appears to be the best one. Hardee
was 6-5 and 4-6 his first two seasons.
2. Fort Meade has a brand new coach, former Miner star and
former UF Gator star Jemalle Cornelius. The old Miner coach,
Mike Hayde, led Fort Meade to seven state championship games in
the last 10 years, winning one state title.
3: The Miners are a Class 1-A powerhouse where the junior
high and high school are combined.
4. Hardee High was a consistent Class 3-A or 2-A power
under head coaches Bob Martin ard Derren Bryan. Martin led the
Cats to two state final games. Bryan once had a 42-game regular
season win streak.
5.. Last year Kelsheem White was a leading Hardee running
back, gaining 700 yards for the Cats. Months ago, he moved to Fort
Meade for whatever reasons and is now a key back for the Miners.
6. The last major athlete to leave Hardee was Chris Rich, who
transferred to Lakeland High School and played .v%.de receiver as
the-Dreadnaughts ocn of their mani 5tate champlonshtps in 5-A.
When Rich visitedd 1Hardlee asarjnsier of ,Akl basketball team, the Cats upset the undefeated Dreadnaughts and
spoiled Rich's return to Wauchula.
7. Last year, Hardee went to Fort Meade, grabbed a 7-0 first
quarter lead, and then had six turnovers to lose 22-7, giving up 19
points in the second period. Hardee completed only 2 of 9 passes
for 20 yards, all to Scott Donaldson, who chose not to play for the
Wildcats this year. The Miners completed 5 of 15 passes for 103
yards, with one interception.
8. Last year Hardee rushed 44 times for 181 yards and the
Miners gained 99 yards on 30 carries. Hardee had 201 total yards
and Fort Meade 202 yards. The Cats had 12 first downs and the
Miners 6.
9. Last year the Hardee JV team defeated Fort Meade 41-0,
the same score that the Hardee varsity last week defeated Lake
Placid in the kickoff classic. The Miners beat Teneroc last week 45-
0 in the kickoff classic and Kelsheem White rushed for 141 yards.
10. Fort Meade's Lloyd Hall. played quarterback and line-
backer for the Miners when they defeated Hardee twice in a row
(1967 and 1968) for the first time in 20 years.
11. Fort Meade's Robbie Elliott remembers when Fort Meade
had consecutive wins over Hardee in 1999 and 2000. At least one
of those games was a kickoff classic.
12. Both teams in 2009 are expected to be better or just as
good as they were in 2008. Elliott expects the Miners towin by 21
points.
13. The 2002'game was cancelled by a rainstorm. 'The Cats
won five times in a row from 2003 through 2007, winning 14-13;
28-26, 27-10, 31-10, and 22-13 in 2007.
14. Last week Hardee looked good running and passing the
ball against Lake Placid.
15. Fort Meade's Jimmy Office is a 270-pound defensive line-
man, who also plays running back.
16. This game is not a district game and does not define the-
'season, but is important for area bragging rights. Jemalle Cornelius
wants to win his opening game as head coach, and Price would like
to see his Cats get off to a good start after ending 2008 with four
straight losses, but many people felt Hardee won the season finale
with a bad officiating call on a game-ending field goal that would
have won for Hardee.

Photos of the recent Anne Graham Lotz "Fan The Flame" visit
to Wauchula Aug. 7-9 that appeared in The Herald-Advocate
recently were taken by Dr. Dewayne Wyatt.


Cool Facts: Ice
Few people can resist the
creamy, frosty texture of ice
cream. This is why ice cream is
often referred to as The Great
American Dessert.
However, ice cream didn't
have its origins in America;
early descriptions of an iced
dessert can be traced as far back
as the 4th century B.C. Later,
Roman Emperor Nero enjoyed
San ice and fruit concoction, and
ordered ice to be brought down
from the mountains for this
very purpose. The Chinese also
created frozen milk recipes, and
its likely that'early ice creams
were first brought from China
to Europe by explorers.
Naturally, ice crean made its
progression from the royal cir-
cles of Europe and eventually
landed on North American
shores. George Washington and
Thomas Jefferson were known


Cream History
to serve ice cream to their
guests in the 1700s. Dolly
Madison started selling ice
cream mainstream in 1812.
Today, ice cream (originally
called iced cream) has grown to
one of the most popular desserts
of all time. There are dozens of
ice cream franchises and many
people even make homemade
ice cream thanks to personal ice
cream makers.
The preferences in ice cream
vary from person to person.
Some prefer hard ice cream
while others enjoy smooth soft
varieties (British chemists dis-
covered a method of doubling
the amount of air in ice cream
creating soft ice cream).
Despite there being hundreds of
flavor possibilities, vanilla,
chocolate, and a tie for butter
pecan and strawberry top the
list of the most popular.


PHOTOS BY RALPH HARRISON & CYNTHIA KRAHL
'Property Appraiser Kathy Crawford, whose office is across the hall, exclaimed onMonday that she never saw such
lines as she did that day. Eligible Hardee Countians wrapped around the courthouse annex as they took advantage
of their last chance to renew tags and licenses before higher fees imposed by the state took effect. The top photo
shows crowds lined up in the lobby just waiting to get inside the office door. The next photo shows Tax Collector Zee
Smith working off a clipboard as she hands out vouchers to those in line when the state's computer system went
down, complicating matters for all. Next, people in line demonstrate their understanding attitudes. And then, the bot-
tom photo shows the full parking lot, where not a space, could be found and people double parked. "I am just so
proud that everybody was just so patient," said Smith afterward. "Everybody cooperated so well. I was thrilled at the
end of the day, proud that it went so well. People were just great!" Smith said her staff greeted around 500 people
and processed 631 total transactions. When computers went down, 50 vouchers were handed out. Her staff, she
said, worked through their lunch breaks and on into the night,. not leaving until 6:15 p.m. "I am so proud of them!"
she said. "People complimented me on my staff. They handled it all so very, very well."





September 3, 2009, The Herald-Advocate 3A


WATER
Continued From IA


driver was unsure if a culvert
had been blocked on Post Plant.
leading staff to call the family at
the end of th.e road to bring their
child out to CR 665. They took
the child" to school instead,
relayed Transportation Director
Rob Krahl.
And, according to Emer-
gency Management officials,
Hardee County Fire-Rescue had
a busy Monday evening, with
four calls during the worst of
the storm.
It began about 8:20 when a
fire alarm came in from
Bowling Green Elementary
School on Church Avenue.
S Responding firemen were on
the scene within four minutes
but found no sign of fire. It was
; felt lightning had caused the
alarm to sound, the report said.
Khral, also School Facilities
SDepartment head, said lighting
damaged the phone system and
fire alarm circuit boards. The
fire alarm system will take
longer to repair, he said. The
lightning hit also short-cir-
cuited a breaker, shutting down.
a freezer at the school. The
responding facilities worker
reset the breaker and restored
power to the freezer before any-



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Jose L. Torres, Sr.
owner


thing was damaged.
Reached. later Tuesday,
Schools Superintendent David
Durastanti reported lightning
hit in the Bowling Green school
offices, setting off the fire
alarm. The system is under war-
ranty and parts have been
ordered, he said. He noted the
phone system was also out, but
the phone company repaired it
by early afternoon Tuesday.
About 8:30 p.m. Monday,
Fire-Rescue units. responded to
report of a tree pulling power
lines down in the East Broward
Street section of Bowling
Green. They found power lines
arcing but no fire or injuries.
Peace River Electric Coopera-
tive Inc. responded to repair the
lines.
Fifteen minutes later, both
Wauchula and Zolfo Springs
stations responded to a structure
fire on Maude Road, about 10
miles east of Wauchula. They
found a( mobile home fully
engulfed but was able to bring
the fire under control shortly
after 9 p.m. PRECo also
responded to cut off power to
the mobile, home. The fire,
believed to be started by a light-


COURTESY PHOTOS
Young Zack Durastanti
had a busy sports week
in late July. The 8-year-
old participated in his
first triathlon, the Heart-
land Triathlon in Sebring,
on July 25, where he
swam 100 yards, biked
three miles and ran a
half-mile in 23 minutes
47 seconds, placing
fourth in his age group,
and receiving the trophy
he holds in above photo.
From July 27-31, he
attended the Tampa Bay
Rays baseball camp,
going through offensive
and defensive stations.
At Friday's skills compe-
tition, he placed second,
earning a Dibner Navarro
bobblehead. He took live
batting practice at home
plate and met Rays
pitcher Lance Cormier.


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ning strike, left two residents
.homeless. They went to- stay
with relatives. Hardee County
responded with one engine, one
tanker, two ambulances and
Fire Chief Michael Choate.
The final emergency call of
the evening was to Circle Drive
in southwest Wauchula to a pos-
sible structure fire. Although
there, was no fire, there was
smoke in the residence. The
homeowner reported a lightning
strike about 10 minutes before
smoke began coming out of the
air vents. Apparently lightning
ran through the house electrical
system, causing a power surge
and shorting out the air condi-
tioning system. Two adults and
three children safely evacuated
at the first sign of smoke and
there were no injuries report-
ed.
The incidents point out, how-
ever, the dangers of thunder-
storms and lightning. Such
storms average 10 fatalities and
40 injuries a year in Florida.
While most lightning strikes
within 10 miles of the parent
thunderstorm, it can strike up to
50 miles away.
Residents are urged to take
cover inside a covered building,
not a baseball dugout, metal
shed, picnic pavilion, porch.or
carport. Stay away from electri-
cal and plumbing fixtures. Do
not attempt to take a shower or
use the bathtub. Disconnect
computers.
In a vehicle, it is not the rub-
ber tires that protect you from
lightning. It is the metal shell of
a vehicle which gives the elec-
tricity from lightning a path to
flow around you, if you are not
touching the radio or any other
metal part.
These and other hints are
found on page 18 of the 2009-
10 All Hazards Guide available
at stores, business or the
Emergency Management Of-
fice, 404 W. Orange St., Wau-
chula or by calling 773-6373.



DEALERS
Continued From 1A
In all, Harris said, the house
held 11, grams of methampheta-
mine, 21.5 grams of marijuana,
a "bong" smoking pipe, 32 tin-
foil "boats" used for ingesting
narcotics, plastic bag "corners,"
and a set of scales for weighing.
drug amounts.
Harris also said both men.
sold illegal drugs to a confiden-
tial informant working for the
Drug Task. Force prior to the
date of the raid on the house.



SCHOOL
Continued From 1A
their zoned school.
On the Hardee Junior High
School side of that same cam-
pus, Herron has seen' several
new faces. Enrollment has
jumped from 1,066 to 1,110.
The northernmost site,
Bowling Green Elementary
School, also has seen a hike in
enrollment. Principal Kathy
Clark reported 444 children this
year, up from last year's 413.
North Wauchula Elementary'
shows an increase as well, from
505 to the current 539.
But Wauchula Elementary
School seems down a bit, from
677 to 671.
Then, the. southernmost
school, Zolfo Springs Elemen-
tary, also experienced a jump in
.numbers, from 480 to 509.
Finally, Hardee Senior High
School stayed about the same,
showing 1,335 students last
year and 1,333 this year.
Totals for 2008-09 were
around 4,883. That same sum
for this year is 4,924.
Which, at this point in time,
puts Hardee County schools up
by 41 students.


average residential water use of
6,000 gallons went from $29.28
to $53.67 and sewer from
$36.23 .to $101.63. a month.
There was also a new entry, for
10,000 gallons water usage.
New meters are installed
which can be read by computer,
more accurate than someone
walking to each meter and per-
haps making an error in reading
the numbers. The reader can sit
on the edge of the community
and get a read-out of all meters
at once, Lihvarcik explained.
People can read their meters
and see a red light will go on if
there is a leak anywhere in the
system using extra gallonage,
he added.
A chart shows the average
water/sewer bills on this system
are 292 percent higher than the
county utilities and 283 percent
higher than Wauchula utility
bills for 3,000 gallons usage. At
6,000 gallons usage, Aqua bills
are 355 percent higher than the
county and 319 percent higher
' than the city.
Residents disputed the Aqua
reports. Many reported utility
increases to $400 a month. For
instance, Otis Blandin, a 20-
year customer of the system,
said the water is no longer


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Utilities Florida Inc. based in 48-hour boil notices. "There's a pastor Dr. Reginald Franklin of
Leesburg, said they had 100 uti- bleach smell in it. I feel it's not First Missionary Baptist
,ilites in the state, and only safe." Church. "I'm one of your cus-
Sarasota, Citrus and Hardee He also said his was among tomers, not a satisfied customer.
counties regulate them. The rest several homes in the communi- We're the hardest hit county in
come under PSC. Over $3 bil- ty recently rehabbed under the the 2004 hurricanes. Yet, a day
lion has been spent on upgrades county programs and has -no after Aqua flushed the syStem, I
in Florida, with $200,000 of it leaks, yet his bill went from took a pitcher of water and let it
on the Hardee County system, $298 to $485 and there was a sit, and there was a lot of sedi-
called Peace River Aqua, which $174 return fee. (County offices ment in it," she said.
serves 87 customers in the confirmed that the Blandin The commission did not
Magnolia Manor community. home had been one of those approve either.the 2008 or 2009
Rate increases in 2008 were for which had had a complete increases, instead asking the.
operating costs, those in 2009 plumbing re-pipe all the way to company representatives to
for capital costs. the meter.) return in a month with alternate
A May 6, 2008 letter to the proposals.
customers explains a water base Elderly Lonnie Matthews "I'm uncomfortable with the
rate increase from $7.93 to said he has been on the water type of increases these people
$15.55 and per gallon cost system since 1986 and "have have had.of increases these people
have had. I want you to put out
changing from $1.40 per 1,000 never paid this kind of water a list and check with each of
gallons. to $2.75. Sewer base bill. I wash clothes once a these people and I want to go
rates went from $8.46 to $17.08 week, yet my bill is $199.80. these peopled want them after
back and check with them after
and consumption from $1.58 to Why?" youdo."
$3.19 per 1,000 gallons. Lihvarcik said when depres- Aqua agreed to contact all the
According to information, the sure occurs below 20 pounds people about their problems.
company provided, average res- per square inch, there is a Daniels and Franklin persisted
idential customers with even mandatory boil water order for on behalf of the people. Finally,
6,000 gallons usage went from 48 hours while tests are done to Aqua agreed to reinstate 11 cus-
$14.93 to $29.28 a month for insure chemicals are within tomers who had been turned
water and from $17.94 to state parameters for washing, off, and reduce bills to what
$36.23 for wastewater, bathroom and lawn watering. It they were before the May in-
Those rate increases did not would take more costly equip- crease. Not satisfied, customers
bring the huge amount'of com- ment and rate increases to continued to speak until Aqua
plaints of the second increase in assure that the water was agreed to suspend all bills for
May 2009, when base water potable, a higher standard. 30 days.
went from $15.55 to $34.49 a He also could not accotint for At the end of the meeting, 35
month plus from $2.75 to $3.84 the huge bills except to assume residents signed lists of wanting
a month per 1,000 gallons used. there were water leaks, which to have their bills reviewed and
Sewer base rates went from $ drew murmurs from the audi- explained, and their water/sew-
18.08 to $46.43 and from $3.19 ence. er meter systems checked. A
to $9.20 per 1,000 gallons. Opposition to rate increases copy was given to Aqua and to
Again, the company reports began with community snokes- commissioners.


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Obituaries-


ROGER WALKUP HANEY
Roger Walkup Haney, 89,,.of
Bowling Green, died on Friday,
Aug. 28, 2009, at his home.
Born in Oregon, Ill., on May
24, 1920, he came to Hardee
County 55 years ago. He served
in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He
was a self-employed cowboy
S and rancher.
Survivors include one son,
Steve Haney.and'wife B.J. of
Bowling Green; two grandchil-
dren, Mary Shannon Haney of
Kannapolis, Md., and Will
Haney and wife Tennille of
Bowling Green; and two great-
grandchildren Hunter Little and,
Wyatt Haney.
Visitation was Monday from
6 to 8 p.m. at Robarts Garden
Chapel. Services and burial
were at Wauchula Cemetery on


Tuesday at 10 a.m. with S
Calder officiating.
Robarts Family
Funeral Home
Wauchula


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CLEMENS
'BUCK
Clemens Buck, 96, of
Covington, Ga., died on,
Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009,
Born n Hechthatusen; Ger-
many, on April 30, 1913, at
an early age he became a
meat-cutting apprentice. Up-
on completion of his appren-
ticeship, he traveled through-
out Germany to fulfill his
journeyman years.
He became a master of his
trade. As a young adult, he
obtained the position of assis-
tant cook on various ocean
liners. He traveled to differ-
ent ports of call all over the
,.world. During ,oqe, of bis
many voyages, while :in
Havana, Cuba, he decided to
emigrate to the United States.
He would later state about
America, "This is the greatest
country in the world."
Clemens showed his devo-
tion to this country by enlist-
ing in the U.S. Army. After he
was honorably discharged
from the Army, he joined the
Merchant Marines. During
WWII, he transported troops
from the U.S. to France.
Clemens married Gertrude
Meyer on Nov. 17, 1946.
They owned several meat
markets in New York and
New Jersey. They would later
own and operate a dairy farm
in Honesdale, Pa. At the same
time, he worked at A&P food
market as a meat manager in
Calicoon, N.Y.
After selling the farm in
1965, he purchased Buck's
Malta Market in Saratoga,
N.Y. He retired to Lake
Placid, Fla., in 1972. From
there, he moved to Hardee
*County where he pursued his
love of raising beef cattle,
He is survived by his lov-
ing wife, Gertrude Buck of
Covington, Ga.; four chil-
dren, Gertrude Maness of
Covington, Ga., Peter Buck
.of Stillwater, N.Y., Sylvia
Clemons of Sebring, Fla., and
Clemens' Buck of South
Schodack, N.Y.; 11 grand-
children, Albert Maness,
Christina English, Gertrude
Bryant, Adam Maness, Clem-
ens Wells, Whitney Wells,
Alexandra Buck, Maximilian
Buck, Julia Buck, Sarah
Buck and Peter Buck Jr; and
two great-grandchildren
Brody English and Jayce
English.
Visitation is at Robarts
Garden Chapel on Sunday,
Sept. 6, 2009, from 3 to 5
p.m., with the memorial serv-
ice at 5 p.m. Interment is in
Bowling Green Cemetery.



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RONALD G. "SNUFFY"
TRIMBLE
Ronald G. "Sniffy" Trimble,
71, of Ona, died on Wednesday,
Aug. 26, 2009 in Wauchula.
Born April 25, 1938 in
Livermore, Ky., he was a
sergeant with the U.S. Air
Force.
. Survivors include two sons
and two daughters, including
Dixie VanArsdale of Greens-
burg, Ky.; two brothers; three
granddaughters; and two grand-
sons.
Visitation was Saturday at
the funeral home from 6 to 8
p.m. There were no services.
Robarts Family
Funeral Home
Wauchula


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STEVEN PATRICK HANEY
Steven Patrick Haney, 61, of
Bowling Green, died on
Monday, Aug. 31, 2009, in
Lakeland.
Born in Freeport, Ill., on
Nov. 1, 1947, he came to
Hardee County 55 years ago."
He was a self-employed cattle
buyer, and member of Fort
Green Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife
Betty Jo "B.J." Haney of
Bowling Green; one son, Will
Haney and wife Tennille of
Bowling Green; two daughters
Mary Shannon Haney of
Kannapolis, N.C. and Donna
Brown of Sebring; and five
grandchildren, Sarah Brown,
Matthew Brown, Hunter Little,
Hannah Brown and Wyatt
Haney.
Visitation is tomorrow
(Friday) from 6 to 8 p.m. at the
funeral home.
Services are Saturday at 10
a.m. at Fort Green Baptist
Church with Pastor Steve
McGaughey and Pastor Brian
Lakey officiating. Interment
will follow in Wauchula
Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,
memorials may be sent to Good
Shepherd Hospice, 115 S.
Missouri Ave., Suite 500,
Lakeland, FL 33801.

Robarts Family
Funeral Home
Wauchula

LUCRETIA A. HARDEN
LOFTUS
Lucretia A. Harden Loftus,
34, of Savannah, Ga., died on
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009 in
Atlanta, Ga..
Born on Jan. 9, 1975 in Wau-
chula, she was a paralegal and
member of St. James Mission-
ary Baptist Church.
Survivors include her hus-
band Mark Loftus of Savannah,
Ga.; mother and stepfather
Virginia and Gale Carter of
Plant City; and sister Alyssa
Polk of Atlanta, Ga.
Services were held at 2 p.m.
on Saturday, Aug. 29, at St.
Luke Missionary Baptist
Church.
Williams Funeral Home
Bartow


MINNIE FRITSCH
Minnie Fritsch, 92, of
Wauchula, died on Monday,
Aug. 31, 2009, in Wauchula.
Born in Trenton, N.J., on
July 11, 1917, she came from
New Jersey to Wauchula in
,1976. She was a homemaker
and member of Real Life
Church.
Survivors include one son,
Joe Fritsch and wife Bea of
Largo; one daughter, Anna M.
Mayer of Wauchula; six, grand--
children; eight great-grandchil-
dren; and four great-great-
grandchildren.
Services are pending.
Robarts Family
Funeral Home
Wauchula


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MINNIE FRITSCH
Minnie Fritsch, 92, of
Wauchula, died on Monday,
Aug. 31, 2009, in Wauchula.
Born in Trenton, N.J., on
July 11, 1917, she came from
New Jersey to Wauchula in
1976. She was a homemaker
and member of Real Life
Church.
Survivors include one son,
Joe Fritsch and wife Bea of


Health Meetings
Coming Up
Florida Hospital Heartland
has set a pair of meetings at
Florida Hospital Wauchula
on Sept. 14. Both will be in
the conference room and
under direction of the Faith
Community Ministry.
From 3 to 5 p.m., there will
be, Journey for Control of
Diabetes free education
classes. From 5 to 7:30 p.m.,
there will be the monthly
Healthy Ministry and Parish
nurses free contact hours for
health professionals, with
emphasis on SignChiDo!
Stress Reduction.



MARY ELIZABETH
BUMBY
Mary Elizabeth Bumby, 100,
of Wauchula, died on Friday,
Aug. 28, 2009, at Wauchula.
Born in Orange County, on
Dec. 11, 1908, she came to
Hardee County from Valdosta,
Ga. in 1954. She was a book-
keeper with Valdosta Mining
Co. and also M&O Co. in
Wauchula. She was a
Methodist.
There are no known sur-
vivors.
Services are 11 a.m. today
(Thursday) at the Robarts
Garden Chapel with Pastor
Steve Polk officiating. Inter-
ment will follow in Greenwood
Cemetery in Orlando.
Robarts Family
Funeral Home
Wauchula


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ROGER WALKUP
HANEY
Roger Walkup Haney, 89,
of Bowling Green, died on
Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at his
home.
Born in Oregon, Ill., on
May 24, 1920, he came to
Hardee County 55 years ago.
He served in the U.S. Army
Air Corps. He was a self-
employed cowboy and ranch-
er..
Survivors include one son,
Steve Haney and wife B.J. of
Bowling Green; two grand-
children, Mary Shannon
Haney of Kannapolis, Md.,
and Will Haney and wife
Tennille of Bowling Green;
Stwo greatigrandchildren
Hunter Little and Wyatt
Haney; and nieces and
nephews.
Visitation was Monday
from 6 to 8 p.m. at Robarts
Garden Chapel. Services and
burial were at Wauchula
Cemetery on Tuesday at 10:
a.m. with Skipper Calder
officiating.




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MARGARET M. GILL
Margaret M. Gill, 81, of
Wauchula, died on Tuesday,
Aug. 25, 2009, at her home.
Bor in Wauchula on Jan. 7,
S1928, she was a lifelong resi-
dent of Wauchula and a clerk at
Circle K Stores. She was a
member of Northside Baptist
Church.
Survivors include two sons,
Larry Gill and wife Catherine
of Ladson, S.C. and Terry Gill
and wife Debra of Talking
Rock, Ga.; brother Harivey
' "Buddy" Green Jr. of Lakeland;
seven grandchildren Joshua
Gill, Wade Gill, Andrea Wingo,
Kevin Gill, Ashley Gill, Gabe
Gill and Raymond Miller; and
eight great-grandchildren, Bri-
anna Powell, Aden Powell,
Drew Miller, Dalton Wingo,
Jarod Wingo, Heaven Adams,
Skyler Gill and Morgan Gill.
Visitation was Friday at the
funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m.
Services were Saturday at
Northside Baptist Church at 10
a.m. with Pastors Mitchell
Landress and Bill Thatcher offi-
ciating. Interment followed at
Wauchula Cemetery.
Robarts Family
Funeral Home
Wauchula

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nicest things you can have
and one of the best things
you can be.
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MARGARET M.
GILL
Margaret M. Gill, 81, of
Wauchula, died on Tuesday,
Aug. 25, 2009, at her home.
Born in Wauchula on Jan.
7, 1928, she was a lifelong
resident of Wauchula ard a
clerk at Circle K Stores. She
was a member of Northside
Baptist Church.
,Survivors include, two
sons, Larry Gill and wife
Catherine of Ladson, S.C.
and Terry Gill and wife
Debra of Talking Rock, Ga.;
brother Harvey "Buddy"
Green Jr. of Lakeland; seven
grandchildren Joshua Gill,
Wade Gill, Andrea Wingo,
Kevin Gill, Ashley Gill, Gabe
Gill and Raymond Miller;
and eight great-grandchil-
dren, Brianna Powell, Aden
Powell, Drew Miller, Dalton
Wingo, Jarod Wingo, Heaven
Adams, Skyler Gill and
Morgan Gill.
Pallbearers were Keith
Green, Donnie Green, Kevin
Gill, Roger Bauknight,
Jimmy Wingo and Josh Gill.
Visitation was Friday at
the funeral home from 6 to 8
p.m. Services were Saturday
at Northside Baptist Church
at 10 a.m. with Pastors
Mitchell Landress and Bill
Thatcher officiating. Inter-
ment followed at Wauchula
Cemetery.



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Wauchula



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Give To Library
For Bookstore
The Hardee County
Friends of the Library needs
books; books for all ages in
good condition are very wel-
come.
The bookstore supply is
getting low and the demand
for reading material grows
constantly. To help, bring
your used books to the
library at Cburthouse Annex
II, 315 N. Sixth Ave. (U.S. 17
South), Wauchula.

Bloodmobile At
State Farm Lot
The big red bus of
Florida's Blood Centers will
be at the State Farm In-
surance parking lot, 305 N.
Sixth Ave., (off U.S. 17
South), Wauchula today
(Thursday)
Between noon and 4 p.m.,
people can stop by and
donate blood and blood
products (platelets, etc.)
which are needed in the
county for emergency care.
Holiday Changes
Garbage Pickup
Due to the Labor Day holi-
day, garbage disposal will
change. The county landfill
will be closed Monday. For
Hardee Disposal customers,
Monday's garbage will be
collected on Thursday.
In Bowling Green and
Wauchula, Monday's routes
will be picked up on
Tuesday. There will be no
change in Zolfo Springs
routes.


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MARY ELIZABETH
BUMBY
Mary Elizabeth Bumby,
100, of Wauchula, died on
Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at
Wauchula.
Born in Orange County, on
Dec. 11, 1908, she came to
Hardee County from
Valdosta, Ga. in 1954. She
was a bookkeeper with
Valdosta Mining Co. and also
M&O Co. in Wauchula. She
was a Methodist.
There are no known sur-
vivors.
Services are 11 a.m. today
(Thursday) at the Robarts
Garden Chapel with Pastor
Steve Polk officiating. Inter-
ment will follow in Green-,
wood Cemetery in Orlando.



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Wauchula



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THURSDAY, SEPT. 3
lZolfo Springs Elemen-
tary School, School Advisory
Council meeting, media cen-
ter, 4 Schoolhouse Road,
Zolfo Springs, 6:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 4
VHardee Senior High
School, Volleyball Team's
enchilada dinners for $6,
school cafeteria, 830
Altman Road, Wauchula,
after'4 p.m.
VFlorida's First Assembly,
Fifth Quarter party, 1397 S.
Florida Ave., Wauchula,
immediately after the foot-
ball game.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 8
VZolfo Springs Elemen-
tary School, Parent-Teacher
Organization meeting, med-
'ia center, 4 Schoolhouse
Road, Zolfo Springs, 6 p.m.
V/Wauchula City Commis-
sion, monthly workshop,
City Hall, 225 E. Main St.,
Wauchula, 6 p.m.
I /Project Graduation,'
monthly meeting, Room
303, Hardee Senior High
School, 830 Altman Road,
Wauchula,, 6:30 p.m.
VBowling Green City
Commission, regular meet-
ing, City Hall, 104 E. Main
St., Bowling Green, 7 p.m.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 10
/Hardee Coupty Com-
mission, regular meeting,
Room 102, Courthouse
Annex I, 412 W. Orange St.,
Wauchula, 8:30 a.m.
VHardee County School
Board, Board Room, 200 S.
Florida Ave., Wauchula, final
public hearing on district
facilities work program, 5:01
p.m., regular board meeting,
5:10 p.m.

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We hear kind words
consistently. We're proud
that people feel comfortable
enough with us to openly tell
us how much they appreciate
what we did for them. In fact,
it's this appreciation that
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During the past week, sheriff's deputies and city police
officers investigated the following incidents and made the fol-
lowing arrests:
COUNTY
Aug. 30, Telesforo Pablo Guzman 36, of 411 Manatee St.,
Bowling Green, was; arrested by Florida Highway Patrol Cop. Rene
Benayides and charged with hit aid run, leaving the scene of a
crash involving damages.
Aug. 30, Ada Lorine Dees, 26, of 735 Sandpiper Dr.,
Wauchula, was arrested by Sgt. Lyle Hart on a charge of contempt.
of court.
Aug. 30, Jessie Garza Jr., 40, of 2599 Garza Road, Zolfo
Springs, was arrested by Cpl. Thomas Souther on a charge off fail-
ure to appear,in court..
S Aug. 30, residential burglaries on Hibiscus Lane and on East
Drive, a fight on Lincoln Street and criminal mischief on Roy
Moore Road were reported.
Aug. 29, Rojelio Rivera, 37. of 3848 Creek Road, Bowling
Green. was arrested by Sgt. James Adler on a charge of violation of
.probation.
Aug. 29, residential burglaries on George Anderson Road and
on Martin Luther King Jr. Avene, criminal mischief on Magnoli
Boulevard, and thefts on Seminole Trail and on Steve Roberts
Special were reported.
Aug. 28, a residential burglary on Reif Road and thefts on East
Main Street and on Maxwell Drive were reported.
Aug. 27, William Rodriguez Jr., 44, of 1026 Cardinal Road,
Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Nathan Woody on a charge of vio-
lation of probation. ,
Aug. 27, Kimberly Sue Armstrong, 28, of 1949 Peace River
Woods Road, Wauchula, was arrested by Cpl. Shane Ward on a'
charge of violation of probation.
Aug. 27, a tag stolen on U.S. 17 North, burglary of a con-
veyance on Chamberlain Blvd., and a theft on U.S. 17 North were
reported. ' .
Aug. 26, Pablo Lopez, 38, of 2188 Ralph Smith Road, Wau-
chula, was arrested by Det. Russell Conley on a charge:'f with-%
holding support of children.
Aug. 26, Tito Darnell Harris, 31, of North Marshall Road,
Arcadia, was arrested on an out-of-county warrant.
Aug. 26, a residential burglary on Evergreen Drive, a fight on
Beechwood Road, and thefts on Will Duke Road, East Main Street
and Ralph Smith Road were reported.
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Bowling Green, was arrested by Dep. Scott Heasley and charged
with shoplifting from a merchant.
Aug. 25, burglary of a conveyance on Mansfield Road, crimi-
nal mischief on Washington, Summitt and East Main streets, and
thefts in two locations on U.S. 17 North were reported.
Aug. 24, Bladimir Caballero, 18, of 325 River Chase Circle,
Wauchula, was arrested by Dep, Ryan Waters and charged with
possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. At
the jail, Dep. Eric Ellis also charged him with fraud by giving a
false ID to a law enforcement officer and violation of probation.
Aug. 24, John Aaron Huffling, 34, of 1420 NE First St., Mul-
berry, and Michael John Knight, 28, of 6163 Morning Dale Ave.,
Lakeland, were arrested by Sgt. James Adler. Huffling was charged
with armed trespassing, and Knight was charged with trespassing
on property other than a structure or conveyance.
Aug. 24, criminal mischief on South Eighth Avenue and a theft
on Thoroughbred Road were reported.

WAUCHULA
Aug. 30, Joshua Emory Mohn, 25, of 520 W. Main St., Wau-
chula, was arrested by Ofc. John Nicolas and charged with posses-
sion of marijuana.
Aug. 30, thefts on LaPlaya Drive and on North Eighth Avenue
were reported.
Aug. 29, Raul Vasquez, 46, of 5169 SR 64 West, Ona, was
arrested by Ofc. Sean Guthas on a charge of violation of probation.
Aug. 29, criminal mischief on Peace Drive was reported.

Aug. 27, Ronda Michelle Hernandez, 36, of 417 N. Ninth
Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by Sgt. John Eason on an out-of-
county warrant.
SAug. 26, Misty Dawn Froelich, 18, of 1021 S. Ninth Ave.,
Wauchula, was arrested by Sgt. John Eason and charged with
aggravated battery.
Aug. 26, a fight on South Ninth Avenue was reported.
SAug. 25, Andrew David Smith, 29, of 2994 Clifton Bryan
Road, Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Ofc. William Smith on an
out-of out-of-county warrant.
Aug. 25, criminal mischief on East Townsend Street was
reported.
Aug. 24, Andrew Cisneros, 20, of 619 Green St..Wauchula,
was arrested by Ofc. Paul Bohanan on an out-of-county warrant.
Aug. 24, a residential burglary on Green Street was reported.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that TARPON IV, LLC, the
holder of the following certificate has filed said cer-
tificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The cer-
tificate number and year of issuance, the description
of the property, and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.: 184 -YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2007
-Description of Property:
Lots 15 and 16, Block 8, Bowling Green
Center subdivision, Hardee County, Florida,
as per plat recorded in Plat Book 4, page 31;
AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORD BOOK
586, PAGE 396.
SUBJECT TO RESERVATIONS, COVENANTS,
RESTRICTIONS, AND EASEMENTS OF
RECORD.
Name inwhich assessed: MONA LISA CORTEZ
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 7" day of October, 2009, at 11:00 a.m.
Dated this 26" day of August, 2009.
B. Hugh Bradley
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hardee County, Florida
AD No. 1
By: Alicia C. Albritton, Deputy Clerk
Tax Deed File No.: 252009TD013XXXX 9:3-24



NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that VERONA V, LLC, the
holder of the following certificate has filed said cer-
tificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The cer-
tificate number and year of issuance, the description
of the property, and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.: 87 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2007
Description of Property:
Lots 5, 6 and North 1/2 of Lot 7, Block 1, A.M.
Chester's Addition to the City of Bowling
Green, Hardee County, Florida, as per Plat
Book 1, page 1-32.
AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORD BOOK
577, PAGE 435.
SUBJECT TO RESERVATIONS, COVENANTS,
RESTRICTIONS, AND EASEMENTS OF
RECORD.
Name in which assessed: MIGUEL ADAME AND
TERRI ADAME
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 7h day of October, 2009, at 11:00 a.m.
Dated this 27" day of August, 2009.
B. Hugh Bradley
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hardee County, Florida
AD No. 1
By: Alicia C. Albritton, Deputy Clerk
Tax Deed File No.: 252009TD013XXXX 9:3-24c


BOWLING GREEN *
Aug. 30, Manuel Hernandez, 27, of 4404 Maple Ave.,
Bowling Green, was arrested by Ofc. Ryan Abbott and charged
with aggravated battery using a deadly weapon.
Aug. 30, a fight on Mason-Dixon Avenue was reported.
Aug. 29, Kevin Dewayne Ray, 41, of 705 E. Banana-St.,
Bowling Green, was arrested by Capt. Brett Dowden and charged
with battery.

Aug. 28, a theft on U.S. 17 North was reported.
ZOLFO SPRINGS
Aug. 24, criminal mischief on U.S. 17 south was reported.
Cc



For the week ended Aug. 27, 2009
, At the Florida Livestock Auctions, receipts totaled 10,841,
compared to 11,177 last week, and 10,402 a year ago. According
to the Florida Federal-State Livestock Market News Service:
Compared to last week: Slaughter cows and bulls were unevenly
steady; feeder steers and heifers were steady to 2.00 higher.


Feeder Steers:



Feeder Heifers:



Slaughter Cows:
43.00


Medium & Large Frame No. 1-2
200-300 lbs 116.00-147.50
300-400 lbs 103.00-130.00
400-500 lbs 86.00-113.00

Medium & Large Frame No. 1-2
200-300 lbs 90.00-115.00
300-400 lbs 85.00-108.00
.400-500 lbs 79.00- 92.00
Lean: 750-1200 lbs 85-90 percent 38.00-


Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade No. 1-2 1000-2100 lbs 52.00-
58.50


NOTICE OF INVALID VOTER
REGISTRATION AND NOTICE
TO SHOW CAUSE

Pursuant to Section 98.075(7), Florida Statutes,
notice is hereby given to the following persons)
to show cause why they should not be disqualified
as a registered voter:
Eward B. Benton
3258 James Cowart Rd.
Wauchula, FL 33873
Kiona Duenas
5062 Pine Level Rd.
Ona, FL 33865
Tom Long Jr.
309 Tuskegee St.
Wauchula, FL 33873
Anthony W. Merchant
1003 Steve Roberts Special
Zolfo Springs, FL 33890
Gregory B. Schock
401 E. Bay St.
Wauchula, FL 33873
Curtis E. Wilson
374 River Chase Cir.
Wauchula, FL 33873
The above individual's are notified to show cause why
his/her name should not be removed from the voter
registration rolls. Failure to respond within 30 days
will result in a determination of ineligibility by the
Supervisor and removal of your name from the
statewide voter registration system. For further
information and instruction, contact the
Supervisor of Elections at 863-773-6061
within 30 days of publication of this notice.
Jeffery Ussery
Supervisor of Elections
Hardee County

La NOTA DE VOTANTE
INVALIDO La MATRICULA
Y la NOTA para
MOSTRAR la CAUSA

Segin Secci6n 98.075(7), los Estatutos de la Florida,
la nota por la present es dada a la persona (s) ,
siguiente para mostrar la causa por qu6 ellos no
deben ser descalificados como un votante registrado:
Eward B. Benton
3258 James Cowart Rd.
Wauchula, FL 33873
'Kiona Duenas
5062 Pine Level Rd.
Ona, FL 33865
Tom Long Jr.
309 Tuskegee St.
Wauchula, FL 33873
Anthony W. Merchant
1003 Steve Roberts Special
Zolfo Springs, FL 33890
Gregory B. Schock
401 E. Bay St.
Wauchula, FL 33873
Curtis E. Wilson
374 River Chase Cir.
Wauchula, FL 33873

El encima del individuo es notificado para mostrar la
causa por qu6 su nombre no se debe quitar de los rollos
de matricula de votante. El fracaso para responder den-
tro de 30 dias tendri como resultado una determinaci6n
de ineligibility por el Supervisor y la eliminaci6n de su
nombre del sistema a todo el estado de matricula de
votante. Para la informaci6n y la instrucci6n adicionales,
avise al Supervisor de Elecciones en 863-773-6061 den-
tro de 30 dias de la publicaci6n de esta nota.
Jeffery Ussery
El Supervisor de Condado
de Eleccionesardpe 9:3


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NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that VERONA V, LLC, the
holder of the following certificate has filed said cer-
tificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The cer-
tificate number and year of Issuance, the description
of the property, and the names in which It was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.: 174 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2007
Description of Property:
LOTS 9 TO 16 INCLUSIVE BLOCK 4, BOWL-
ING GREEN CENTER SUBDIVISION, A SUBDI-
VISION IN HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORD BOOK
530, PAGE 667.
SUBJECT TO RESERVATIONS, COVENANTS,
RESTRICTIONS, AND EASEMENTS OF
RECORD.
Name in which assessed: EDITH GRANGER
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 7" day of October, 2009, at 11:00 a.m.
Dated this 31" day of August, 2009.
.8. Hugh Bradley':
Jlerk of Circuit Court
Hardepe County, Florida
A li, i
BiAjq,.Albritton, Deputy Clerk
' i N.; 252009TD017XXXX 9:3-24c


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Golf Girls Get


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
The 2009 Hardee girls golf
squad got their season going on
Tuesday afternoon at the home
Torrey Oaks course.
Coach Byron Jarnagin returns
with, a.:family crew. While
senior Macey Reas is new this
season, juniors Lauren Moore,
Kara Norms and Emily Will-
Siams are returnees. Norris and
Moore played some summer
Sertoma.
-The girl ,team remains in


Class 1A-District 16, along
with Sarasota Booker, Sarasota
Cardinal Mooney, DeSoto,
Lake Placid, *Sarasota Out-Of-
Door Academy, Bradenton St.
Stephens and Bradenton South-
east.
The opening match included
teams from both Frostproof and
Avon Park, a pattern which will
follow for most of the season
with bi-, tri- and quad-events.
There is a match today
(Thursday) at the Cleveland
Heights course outside Lake-


By MURRELL WINTER
-Special To The Herald-Advocate
I interviewed Bette Rickey.
SQ: When were you born?
S A: Oct. 15, 1938.
Q: Where were you born?
A: Waynesville, N.C. Haywood
County.
Q: How many people in your fam-
ly?


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land with both the Lakeland
Christian Lady Vikings and the
Avon Park Lady Devils.
There's about a two-week
break before the next match,
against Frostproof at the La-
carica Club course,on Sept. 24
at 4 p.m. The final September
match is on the 29th at Golf
Hammock against the host
Sebring Lady Streaks and Lake
Wales Lady H ighlanders.
There are four matches set in
October, with district playoffs
in late October.


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Sept. 03
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Oct. 08
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Oct. 15


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A: We mostly traveled in a car. We
owned a Ford convertible that we trav-
eled to Washington, D.C., in.
Q: What types of sports were
popular when you were in school?
A: The most popular sport was bas-
ketball. Since I was very involved in
music, I was part of the marching band.
This was my most favorite part of


A: One aunt, three first cousins, school, since most of my friends were
four second also members. We had so much fun
cousins, :. talking about boys and flirting with
one brother, them. There was a cute drummer.
two sons Q: Was there running water and
a and five electricity?
Grandchildren. .tE A: We did have both running water
Q: What type of house did you and electricity. You did have to wait a
live in? while for hot water to make it to your
A: A large brick house. sink or tub.
SQ: Did you have any neighbors as Q: What were your shoes like
a child? back then?
A: I had distant neighbors. A: We did not have as many shoes
Q: What type of toys did you play then as kids do now. I had two pair,
with as a child? loafers for dress shoes and tennis shoes
A: I remember being a given a for everyday shoes.
three-foot doll with a trunk full of Q: What was the difference
clothes that was my favorite toy. between how people dress now com-
Q: Did you go to school? pared to back when you were in
A: Yes, my first school was a school?
Catholic school until age 16, then I A: We were very much more con-
completed school in a public school servative; we did not show much skin.
system. No short skirts, no low-cut shirts] We
Q: What did you sleep on? mostly wore sweaters, longer skirts and
A: I slept on a.four-poster bed. long big socks.
Q: What did you enjoy the most Q: Where did you shop for your
as you were growing up? clothes?
A: As I was growing up, we A: You won't believe this, but we
enjoyed a lot of dancing and traveling. had no malls. In the small town we
Qi As a teenager, what was a nor-' lived in, there were no real clothes
mal day like for you? shops so we had to travel to Asheville
A: My day would start by waking to buy clothes. We called the stores we
up in the morning and going to school. shopped in department stores.
After school I would go to music Q: Did you go out to eat much?
lessons, which I played five instru- A: We did not go out to eat because
m'ents. Then come home and do home- there were not many restaurants. People
work and more music practice, did not have much money to spend on
We would always eat a balanced din- extra things. There were no fast-food
ner as a family, then go to bed. places like McDonald's.
Q: What did your mom and dad My mom always cooked well-bal-
do during the day? anced meals like meat, bread, veggies
A: My mom was a housewife who, and desserts.
of course, cooked and cleaned for my Q: Did religion play a part in
dad, brother and myself. She was a . your life?
member of many clubs and also cards A: Religion did playa very big part
with friends for fun. in mine and my family's life. We all
My father owned a building supply were very active in church. We hardly
company, which was a lumber mill. He missed a Sunday or a Wednesday night.
was a very busy man and worked long We also all sang in the church choir.
hours. Q: When did-you get married?
Q: How many people were in A: I married my high-school sweet-
your town? heart on Feb. 15, 1958.
A: There were 12,000 people in my Back In Time is the result of a class
town of Waynesville. assignment given to ninth graders at
Q: What type of music did you Hardee Senior High School. Each
enjoy? student is asked to interview an older
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roll, slow and fast classical, and lished here as an encouragement to the
Beethoven. students and for the enjoyment of our
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8A The Herald-Advocate, September 3, 2009


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO. 25-2009-CA-000260

MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT
UNION,

Plaintiff,

v.

RUSSELL SANCHEZ; BRANDY L.
SANCHEZ; BEATRICE SANCHEZ;
THE UNKONWN 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 AND INTEREST
AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS,

Defendant(s).


NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that'
pursuant to a Summary Judgment
In Foreclosure entered in this
case in the Circuit Court of
Hardee County, Florida, the real
property described as:

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, PAGES 1
THROUGH 28, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA.

will be sold at public sale, to the
highest and best bidder for cash,
at the Hardee County Courthouse.
Front Steps of Courthouse. 417 W.
Main Street. Wauchula. Florida


33873. on September 23, 2009 at
11:00 am.

Date: 8-24-09.

B. HUGH BRADLEY
Clerk of Court
By: Connie Coker
As Deputy Clerk

If you are a person with a disabill-
ty who needs any accommodation
in order to participate in this pro-
ceeding you are entitled, at no
coast to you, to the provision of
certain assistance. Please contact
Court Administrator (863) 534-
46~d v ithint two (2) working days
of your receipt'bf"this Notice. If
you are hearing or voice Impaired
call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida
Relay Service 711 or Florida Relay
Service 800-955-8770.
S.... .. 9:3.1c '

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

CASE NO. 25 2008 CA 000752
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA.
Plantiff,
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 (S) WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS

LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
UNKNOWN-

CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN

YOU ARE NOTIFIED, that an
action to foreclose a mortgage on
the following 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 AND
NORTH 30 FEET OF
NORTHEAST 1/4 OF
NORTHEAST-1/4 OF SEC-
TION21,- TOWNSHIP 34
SOUTH, RANGE 26 EAST,
HARDEE COUNTY, FLORI-
DA; AND EASEMENT AS
RECORDED 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
276103221MA 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 each week for two consecu-
tive weeks in The Herald
Advocate.

WITNESS my hand and the seal of
this court on this 21 day of
August, 2009.
B. Hugh Bradley
Clerk of the Court
By: Connie Coker
As Deputy Clerk

**See Americans with Disabilities
Act
In accordance with the Americans
Disabilities Act, persons with dis-
abilities needing a special accom-
modation to participate In thispro-
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) 1-800-955-8
Florida Relay Service.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
10" JUDICIAL CIRCU
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
COUNTY

CASE NO. 25-2009-CA-

Deutsche Bank National7
Company as Trustee und
Pooling and Servicing Ag
dated as of February 1, 2
GSAMP Trust 2007- FM2,

Plaintiff,

-vs.-

Mary Isabele Ramirez; Ha
County, Florida; Unknowr
in Possession #1; If living
all Unknown Parties claim
through, under and again
above named Defendant(
are known to be dead or
whether said Unknown Pi
may claim an interest asi
He=rV Devisees, Grantees
Other Claimants ''

Defendarit(s).


AMENDED NOTICE
SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIV
suant to an Order resca
foreclosure sale dated Au
2009, entered in Civil Case
2009-CA-000115 of the
Court of the 10th Judicia
in and for Hardee County,
wherein Deutsche Bank
Trust Company as Truste
the ' Pooling and S
Agreement dated as of Fel
2007, GSAMP Trust 20
Plaintiff and Mary Isabele
are defendantss, I will se
highest and best bidder f
ON THE FRONT STEPS 01
EE COUNTY COURTHOI
WAUCHULA, FLORIDA, A
A.M. on September 23, 2
following described prop
set forth in' said Final Ju
to- wit:

THE NORTH 1/2 OF LO
AND 2, OF BLOCK "C
A.Y. TEACHY SUBI
SION, ACCORDING
THE PLAT THEIR
RECORDED IN F
BOOK 2, PAGE 34, OF
PUBLIC RECORDS
HARDEE COUNTY, FL
IA, ALSO IN PLAT BA
57, OF THE PUB
RECORDS OF THE OFI
OF THE CLERK OF CO
OF HARDEE COU
FLORIDA.

ANY PERSON CLAIMING
INTEREST IN THE SU
FROM THE SALE, IF ANY,
THAN THE PROPERTY C
AS OF THE DATE OF T
PENDENS MUST FILE A
WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTE
SALE.

DATED at Wauchula, Flo
this 25 day of August, 200!

B. Hugh I
Clerk of the Circu
Hardee County,

By: Connie
Deputy


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certain breathing room for
the spirit.
-John Updike
***
I found I could say things
with color and shapes that
I couldn't say any other
way-things I had no
words for.
-Georgia O'Keeffe


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

CASE NO. 25-2009-CA-000418

Household Finance Corporation
III,

Plaintiff,

vs.

Yvonne Green and Christopher
Byers; Julie Byers; Household
Finance Corporation, III;
Unknown Parties In Possession
#1;Unknown Parties In
Possession #2; If living, and all
Unknown Parties claiming by,
through, under and against the
above named Defendant(s) who
are not known to be dead or
alive, whether said Unknown
Parties may claim an interest as
Spouse, Heirs, Devisees,
Grantees, or Other Claimants

Defendant(s).


NOTICE OF ACTION
FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-


770, via TO:
Christopher Byers; ADDRESS
8:27.9:3c UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST
KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 2298 Ralph
'OF THE Smith Road, Wauchula, FL 33873
IT OF and Julie Byers; ADDRESS
HARDEE UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST
KNOWN ADDRESS IS 2298 Ralph
Smith Road, Wauchula, FL 33873

-000115 Residence unknown, if liv-
ing, including any unknown
Trust .spouse of the said
er the Defendants, if either has
Ireement remarried and if either or
007, both of said Defendants
are dead, their respective
unknown heirs, devisees,
grantees, assignees, credi-
tors, Ilenors, and trustees,
and all other persons
'claiming by, through, under
irdee or against the named
n Parties Defendant(s); and the
g, and aforementioned -named
ling by, Defendants and such of the
st the aforementioned unkonwn
s) who Defendants as may be
alive, infants, incompetents or
parties otherwise not sui juris.
SpBuse,
s, or YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
S"that an action has been com-
menced to foreclose a mortgage
on the following real property,
-/ .lying and being and situated in
Hardee County, Florida, more par-
ticularly described as follows:
OF.
PARCEL C:

BEING A. PORTION OF
'EN pur- PARCEL B AS FOLLOWS:
heduling
gust 25, COMMENCE AT THE NE
a No. 25- CORNER OF SECTION 30
Circuit TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH,
al Circuit RANGE 25 EAST, HARDEE
Florida, COUNTY, FLORIDA;
National THENCE NORHT 86 DEG
ie under 47'
servicing 23" W A DISTANCE OF
bruary 1, 324.71 FEET; THENCE S 00
07-FM2, DEG 15'19" WA DISTANCE
Ramirez OF 662.22 FEET; THENCE
lII to the N 86 DEG 50'23" W A DIS-
or cash, TANCE OF 380.17 FEET TO
F HARD- POINT OF BEGINNING;
USE, IN THENCE CONTINUE SAME
IT 11:00 LINE A DISTANCE OF
!009 the 574.00 FEET; THENCE N 00
perty as DEG 34'26" E A DISTANCE
dgment, OF 190.00 FEET THENCE S
86 DEG 50'23" E A DIS-
TANCE OF 574.00 FEET;
ITS 1 THENCE S 00 DEG 34'26"
" OF W A DISTANCE OF 190.00
DIVI- FEET TO THE POINT OF
TO .BEGINNING.
EOF,
'LAT more commonly known as 2298
THE Ralph Smith Road, Wauchula, FL
OF 33873.
ORI-
R A- This action has been filed
BLIC against you and you are required
FICE to serve a copy of your written
URT . defense, if any, upon SHAPIRO &
NTY, FISHMAN, LLP, Attorneys for
Plaintiff, whose address is 10004
N. Dale Mabry Highway, Suite 112,
NG AN Tampa, FL 33618, within thirty (30)
IRPLUS days after the first publication of
OTHER this notice and file the original
OWNER with the clerk of this Court either
HE LIS before service on Plaintiff's attor-
CLAIM ney or immediately there after;
R THE otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief demand-
ed In the Complaint.
rida,
9� WITNESS my hand and seal of
this Court on the 26 day of August,
Bradley 2009.
it Court
Florida B. HUGH BRADLEY
Clerk of Court
e Coker By: Connie Coker
y Clerk As Deputy Clerk
9:3,10c
IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A
1e is DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY
ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER
esel, a TO PARTICIPATE INT HE PRO-
who CEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED,
ice in AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE
ysteri- PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSIS-
iboard TANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE
don. COURT ADMINISTRATION, (863)-
534-4488 WITHIN 2 WORKING
DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF
)hono- THIS NOTICE. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
Edison ING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL
renting TDD (863) 534-7777 OR FLORIDA
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Letter To The Editor

FL Christian Should Be


Thankful fo
Dear Editor:
Have you ever questioned
why things happen to you the
way they do? I have more than
likely you have, too. I have had
many things happen in my life,
lot of good things, and quite a
few of not so good. You, too?
Sometimes the not so good is
hard to take.
I have never felt like I was
very lucky when it comes
to...well, everything just going
right in my life. You, too?
I have often thought about
how some seem to just have the
best of luck. Money, home, new
car, they travel, just a great life.
No major worries, it must be
wonderful or so it seems.
I often wonder, do they know
just how lucky they are? Surely,
they do. Most people would
love to have all that going for
them. Right? Right. Just to have
a job anymore, that's being
lucky.
I have thought about being
lucky in my lifetime. You, too?
Money has not fallen from the
sky, right into my lap. Home,
well it's far from being paid for.
Car, actually it's a couple of
years old, still paying for.
Travel? I travel. I travel to
work, doctors offices, Wal-
Mart. Sometimes I get to travel
to Lakeland. And I am one of
the lucky ones, I have a job.
,Lucky, that is not what(I call



NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS
NAME ACT
Notice is hereby given that the
undersigned, pursuant to the pro-
visions of the Fictitious Name Act,
section 865.09, Florida Statutes,
as amended, intends to register
with the Secretary of State of the
State of Florida, the fictitious
name of Combat Pit Kennels
under which the undersigned is
engaged or will engage in busi-
ness at: 730 W. 2"d St. in the City of
Zolfo Springs, Florida 33890.
That the party/parties interested
in said business enterprise is/are
as follows:
Nicholas Vasquez
Sara Vasquez
Dated at Wauchula, Hardee,
Florida 33873.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HARDEE
COUNTY
CASE NO. 25-2009-CA-000283

OneWest Bank, FSB,

Plaintiff,

vs.

Jason E. Gainous a/k/a Jason
Gainous and Mary E. Gainous,
His Wife; Ronald Kenneth Keene,
Individually and as Personal
Representative of the Estate of
Elizabeth K. Gilliard f/k/a Elizbeth
Keene, Deceased;

Defendant(s).


NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order of Final
Judgement of ,Foreclosure dated
July 27, 2009, entered in Civil
Case No. 2009-CA-000283 of the
Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial
Circuit in and for Hardee County,
Florida, wherein OneWest Bank,
FSB, Plaintiff and Jason E.
Gainous a/k/a Jason Gainous and
Mary E. Gainous, His Wife are
defendantss, I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for cash, ON
THE FRONT STEPS OF THE
HARDEE COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE, IN WACHULA, FLORIDA,
AT 11:00 A.M. on September 30,
2009 the following described
property as set forth in said Final
Judgment, to-wit:

LOTS 41 AND 42, BLOCK
H, UNIT #2, RIVERIEW
HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION,
HARDEE COUNTY, FLORI-
DA, AS PER PLAT BOOK 3,
PAGE 16.

ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN
INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS
FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER
THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER
AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS
PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM
WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE
SALE.

IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A
DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY
ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO
PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEED-
ING YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO
COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVI-
SION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE.


PLEASE CONTACT Hardee
County Courthouse, 417 West
Main Street, Wauchula, FL 33873
WITHIN 2 WORKING DAYS OF
YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE
OF SALE: IF YOU ARE HEARING
IMPAIRED CALL: 1-800-955-8771;
IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED
CALL: 1-800-955-8770

Dated this 29 day of July, 2009.

B. HUGH BRADLEY
Clerk of Court
By: Connie Coker
As Deputy Clerk
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)r Blessings
it. 'I am blessed. You, tc
Sometimes I forget what
like to be one of the (luc
ones. Especially when I'm fi
ing sorry for myself.
When I think about the ma
rial world, I know there is m
than that. Xll this will p
away. Rust, rot, decay, burn
be destroyed. Sooner or late
That's life. We are just p
ing through it. We all neec
realize just how good we h
it. Regardless, our circi
stances in life, it really is
hard to be thankful.
Our country itself has b
blessed beyond measure.
that I have taken for gran
becomes clearer to me every
that I live. The rain falls on
just and the unjust alike.
SI am trying to learn that
whys in my life are not
important. Now, I am tell
myself to learn from the w
or why nots.
The Bible says that ev
thing has a purpose under
sun. I believe that the Son
God), He is my purpose.
This world holds a lot of tr
to get caught in, if we are
careful. The lure of hav
money (luck), material thin
cannot compare to know
who you are in Christ Jesus.
I am one of the richest peo



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT 01
THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCI
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HARDEE COUNTY

CASE NO. 252009CP00008'

IN RE: THE ESTATE OF
FLOYD LEE NEAL, deceased.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the es
of FLOYD LEE NEAL, decea.
whose date of death was Au!
9, 2009, and whose social seci
"number Is 223-22-8341, is peni
In the Circuit Court for Har
County, Florida, Probate Divis
the address of which is
Office Drawer 1749, Wauch
Florida 33873-1749. The name
address of the Persc
Representative and the Pers
Representative's Attorney are
forth below.
All creditors of the decee
and other persons having cla
or demands against decade
estate, on whom a copy of
notice is required to be sei
must file their claims with
Court WITHIN THE LATER
THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLIC
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR TI
TY (30) DAYS AFTER THE D
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF T
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the de
dent and persons having claim
demands against the decade
estate must file their claims
this court WITHIN THI
MONTHS AFTER, THE DATE
THE FIRST PUBLICATION'
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WI
IN THE TIME PERIODS
FORTH 733.702 OF THE FLOOR
PROBATE CODE WILL BE F
EVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE T
PERIODS SET FORTH ABO
ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
YEARS OR MORE AFTER I
DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATI
BARRED.

The date of the first public
of this notice is September
2009.

Personal Representat
JERI ELIZABETH FLOW
Post Office Box
Wauchula, FL 33

Attorney for Personal
Representative:
John W.H. Burton, of
BURTON & BURTON, P.A.
Post Office Drawer 1729
Wauchula, FL 33873-1729
Tel. (863)773-3241
Facsimile (866)591-1658
Florida Bar No. 0650137


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I know. You, too? I pray every-
day to be more like Jesus. I
want to be what and who He
would have me be.
I am lucky. Lucky, Jesus was
willing to take my place on the
cross. Jesus died for me. And
for you. Luck did not really
have anything to do with it.
It's all about Christ, and His
love for us. Lord, may .we all
know, and remember what this
life is all' about. Not me, it's
about you, Jesus, my Lord.

Your sister in Christ,
Sheila Miller
Wauchula







'KNOW?*i


the Mosquitoes are among the
most common uninvited guests
the at backyard barbecues and other
so outdoor gatherings.
ling . But warding off these hungry
hys and intrusive insects can be
done in a number of ways. One
ery- of the.ways in which homeown-
the ers can minimize the likelihood
(of of mosquito infestations is to
ensure gutters are clean and
raps clear of debris. Mosquitoes are
not attracted to decaying leaves, so
ing ridding the gutters of such
ngs, debris can reduce the risk of
ing mosquito infestation. Another,'
though probably less popular,
�ple way to reduce the risk of mos-
quitoes wreaking havoc on a
backyard barbecue is to ask
guests to refrain from wearing
F perfumes, aftershave or other
UIT products that have strong aro-
mas. Such items attract mosqui-
toes and can increase the risk of
guests getting bitten.
7 Wardrobe can also play a role
in a person's susceptibility to
mosquito bites. Tight-fitting
_ clothing can be bitten through
by hungry mosquitoes, while
more loose fitting clothing can
be more efficacious when it
Mtate comes toprotecting partygoers.
sed, Filially, maintaining any
ust areas where water can gather is

ding also an effective means to ward
rdee off mosquito attacks. Turn over
sion, a dog's water bowl when not in
Post use or throw sand or dirt in any
iula, rain puddles to make the prop-
nan erty less attractive to pesky and
onal problematic mosquitoes.
Asset

dent A loyal friend laughs at
aims your-jokes when they're
nt's not so. good and sympa-.
this thizes with your problems
rved when they're not so bad.
thi -rnold H. Glasgow
OF -Arnold H. Glasgow


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HARDEE COUNTY
KIDS NEED
HARDEE COUNTY
HELP!
Ease a dependent child's
way through the court sys-
tem. Volunteer 'to be a
Guardian Ad Litem.
773-2505
(If office unattended, please leave
'message.)


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news on people, clubs and
organizations, including
meeting summaries, births,
children's and senior citi-
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golden - anniversaries,
church events and military
assignrmnts.
Forms are available at our
office. (For engagements
and weddings, a photo
should be included.
Putiication is free of
charge. Coverage of wed-
dings over three months old
will be limited to a photo and
brief announcement.
Deadline is 5 p.m. on
Thursday.


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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
AND INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE 2009-02

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held and thereafter Ordinance
Number 2009-02 will be presented to the City Commission for adoption upon the second
reading at City Hall, 225 East Main Street, Wauchula, Florida 33873, on the 14th day of
September 2009, at 6:00 RM. A copy of the proposed Ordinance can be obtained from
the office of the City Clerk, 126 South Seventh Avenue, Wauchula, Florida 33873. Any
person may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinance. The pro-
posed Ordinance is entitled as follows:

ORDINANCE 2009-02
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WAUCHULA, FLORIDA, AMENDING
ARTICLE IV, OF CODE OF ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR.CONFLICT;
PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE
DATE.

Pursuant to Section 286.0107, Florida Statutes, as amended, the City Commission
hereby advises that if any interested person decides to appeal any decision made by the
City Commission with respect to any matter considered at the'proceedings, he will need
a record of the proceeding and that, for such purposes, he'may need to insure that a ver-
batim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evi-
dence upon which the appeal is to be based.

The City Commission of the City of Wauchula, Florida does not discriminate upon the
basis of any individual's disability status. This non-discriminatory policy involves every
aspect of the Commission's functions, including ones access to, participation, employ-
ment or treatment in its programs oractivities. Anyone requiring reasonable accommo-
dation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 286.26, Florida
Statutes, should contact the City Clerk at (863) 773-3131.


s/Holly Collins
HOLLY COLLINS, City Clerk
City of Wauchula


Clifford M. Ables, III, Esquire
202 West Main Street, Suite 103
Wauchula, Florida 33873
Attorney for the City of Wauchula


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A FALLEN SOLDIER
Cracker Trail Museum attempts to carry its responsibilities one
step further by conducting historic research on many items located
- within the confines of its building, This provides a more informa-
tive and personal view of.a donated item, and visitors to the muse-
un catch a Cdearer glimpse into Hardee County's past as they read
the additional data.
Internet research recently revealed information concerning a
Hardee County soldier who gave his life during World War II, and
whose name is etched into the granite stone that sits on the corner
of U.S. 17 and Palmetto Street.
Nine years ago, Myra Nell Wilson donated a large photograph
of the Netherlands American Cemetery located in the village of
Margraten along with a commemorative booklet published by the
,American Battle Monuments Commission. A small black-and-
white picture of the white cross that stands above Grave No. 10
located on Plot H, Row 19, is affixed to the corner of the larger
14x20 framed photograph of the place where 8,301 of our military
dead are buried.
S Donated along with this framed photograph was a folded 48-
star flag that was used for the burial of her brother, Pvt. Halcott L.
Smith, in the only American military cemetery in the Netherlands.
A visitor who lingers at the case that holds this photograph,
flag and identification label views the original items, but what
about the additional information that could bring these items clos-
er to the hearts of Hardee County residents?
SAbout three hours of Internet research revealed that Halcott L.
SSmith was the son of Hoyt and Annie Mae Smith, and he lived in
Bpwling Green until he joined the Army on Jan. 10, 1942, at the
age of 25. ,
He received his training at Fort Benning, where he became a
member of the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, a part of the
101st Airborne Division. The 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment
originated in July of 1941 as an experimental unit formed to'test the
doctrine and tactics of parachute assault.
They participated in numerous missions during World War II,
but the most audacious plan was concocted by British Field
Marshal Bernard Montgomery. It would be the first major daylight
air assault attempted by a military power since Germany's attack
on Crete four years earlier.
On Sept. 17, 1944, the 502nd was engaged in a daring daylight
drop into Holland. The airborne Allied troops were to\seize roads,
bridges and three key communication cities, thus cutting Holland

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in half and clearing a corridor for British armored and motorized
columns all the way to the German border. Less than three months
in England, the 502nd made its first combat jump.
S After securing their hard-won objectives, the men of the 502nd
moved north with the rest of the 101st to take hold of defensive
positions on "The Island," southwest of Arnhem. It was here that
the 101st would fight some of its toughest battles during its time in
Holland.
Pvt. Halcott L. Smith was killed in Hollahd on Oct. 27, 1944,
at the age of 27. His grave is marked with a white cross bearing his
name in an American cemetery 5,000 miles away from Hardee
County.
There is no specific information concerning the circumstances
associated with his death the month after that historic Sept. 17th
mission, but one can only imagine that he had participated of one
of those "toughest battles."
With today's scanning techniques, we were able to enlarge the
original graveside cross photograph and give it a place of honor
alongside the folded flag donated by his family. The history of the
502nd Infantry Regiment is also now placed in the case so visitors
to the museum may understand what part this young man from
Hardee County played during our country's fight for freedom.
Research can sometimes be tricky, especially in Hardee
County, and sometimes luck plays an important part. In the case of
the history of Halcott L. Smith, Cracker Trail Museum did, in fact,
hit a lucky streak. In a casual conversation concerning the military
items located in orie of our cases, it was learned that Halcott was
the brother of Robert Ray Smith. His cousin, Wendell Smith, a fre-
quent museum visitor, was able to obtain a military picture taken of
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This photo -shows the grave of a Hardee County soldier
buried in foreign soil 5,000 miles from home.


September 3, 2009, The Herald-Advocate 11A

Halcott in 1942 from Robert Ray. What a wonderful addition to'
accompany the previous gift of remembrance to one of Hardee
County's own.
Research is not only a tricky thing but a time-consuming thing,
yet the end result is nothing short of satisfying when it gives a�
broader picture of those precious things that have been donated to:
Cracker Trail Museum. Perhaps now the visitor will linger a bit:.--
longer at Case No. 37, to see Halcott L. Smith's picture along with
the previously acquired items.
Won't you consider looking deep into your photo albums to
share some of your memories with us? And, of course, visit often
because you just never know what new treasure now resides at
Cracker Trail Museum.


COURTESY PHOTOS
Halcott L. Smith participated in a daring mission of the
502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, an experimental
unit, during World War II.


Dear friend,

Well, at first, my wife
asked me not to write this.
We had a big discussion
about it. Finally, she under-
stood what I was trying to
do, and actually helped me
write this letter to you.
Here's the thing. In my
office, most of the people
that come in to see me tell
me they've "tried every-
thing."
They've had "every" test,
wound up with huge med-
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better off. Often, they've
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to temporarily mask symp-
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Health, or the lack of it,
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before I tell you more, let
me tell you something about
me.
At the time, I'm a
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and life is good. But then it
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miracles I see in his office.
that I eventually go to chiro-
practic school myself. And
that's how it happened.
Back to what my wife (at
first) didn't want me to
write. It's that chiropractic
is one of the biggest
"secrets" in health care.
Few people (relatively only
10% have been to a chiro-
practor) know about it. And,
many of the rest could be
helped, if they only knew
the true story. So, I often
feel like shouting it from the
mountaintop! Is that "pro-
fessional?" Well, maybe it
is, or maybe not. But, I've
decided people should
know.
For the last 25 years peo-
ple from Hardee and sur-
rounding counties have
come to see me with their
lower back problems. They
also come to me with their:
* Headaches
* Migraines
* Chronic pain
* Neck pain
* Shoulder/arm pain
* Whiplash from car


accidents
* Backaches
* Numbness in limbs
* Athletic injuries
Just to name a few.
Here's what some of your
neighbors had to say:
"My neck no longer hurts
and amazingly I sleep better
than I can ever remember"
(M.P Ft. Meade)
"The pain in my lower
back was reduced after one
session and I slept for the
first time since the pain
began. Best decision I ever
made!" (J.S. Wauchula)
"After an accident I was
eating pain pills, wearing a
brace and a tens unit every
day. After seeing Dr
Helveston, I was so happy
to stop wearing the belt and
tens unit and was able to
stop the pain pills." (E.M.
Wauchula)


"I hurt my back after
Hurricane Charley and was
in severe pain and limited
mobility in my low back. I
went to see Dr Helveston
and now I am as good as I
used to be with complete
mobility and pain free."
(Rev. J.D. Wauchula)
"I am convinced that my
grandson would not be
walking today if I had not
brought him to Dr
Helveston" (M.A.P. Ft.
Meade)
Several times a day
patients thank me for help-
ing them with their health
problems. But I can't really
take the credit. The truth is
that I've never healed any-
one of anything. What I do
is perform a specific spinal
adjustment to remove nerve
pressure, and the body
responds by healing itself


-Of course,


all people


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P.S. Our office is a bit out
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worth your while.

P.P.S. Let me say upfront
that my hours may not suit
everyone, but we attempt to
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as possible.

P.P.P.S. The below state-
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and discounted service. I
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Workshop I
, Waterfowl hunting may be
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.pnses of the state, and much of
thfs habitat is open and avail-
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/ of migratory ducks that winter
S here and a hunter-harvest suc-
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S the national average, Florida is
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ducks..
SThe Florida Fish and Wildlife
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of duck hunting to newcomers
to the state or anyone else inter-
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Lake Mary.
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hunting ethics, waterfowl iden-
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places to hunt, decoys and pat-
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and'camouflage.
Instructors for the workshop
are FWC waterfowl biologist
Jamie Feddersen and Delta
Waterfowl - Central Florida
Chapter President Matt Gold.
schmidt. Peter Henn, land
manager for St. Johns River
Water Management District,
will talk about hunting op-
portunities on water district
lands.
"We're really excited about
doing' this workshop," Fedder-
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learn from folks who have a bit
more experience."
For more information, call
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THE STORM
There's something about a storm
That's fascinating to me.
The lowering angry clouds
Are interesting to see.
The thunder off behind them,
Rumbling and grumbling,
Seem to be forbidding them from tumbling
Down to earth to wet the thirsty ground.
Now, the wind springs up
And churns them all around.
The lightning comes, and shoots his fiery darts.
He must have hit them in the heart.
For tho' the thunder roars long and loud
Here come the beautiful pent up clouds
All broken up in millions of tiny drops.
Down, down they fall with a pitter, patter, pop.
Faster and faster they come.
But the earth will drink it up
And wish for more and more
Until it fills her empty cup.
Here comes the wind again.
He puff and blows.
He shakes the trees and bows them low.
Heblows the rain in great white sheets.
The rain comes harder and down it beats
Into the thirsty earth so fast
She seems to have her fill at last.
It's getting lighter now.
The wind has made his bow
And ushered offthe other clouds
To help another dried up land.
I loved the storm, bui's nice to see
The sun shine through
And hear the bees humming and birds singing too.


- Mae Frank Himrod, 97
SWauchula
(Written in 1938)
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A Dally Thought

The blessing of the Lord
makes a person rich, and He
adds no sorrow with it.
poing wrong is fun for a fool,
while wise conduct is a plea-
sure to the wise. The fears of
the wicked will all come true;
so will the hopes of the
godly..
Proverbs 10:23-24 (NIV)
FRIDAY
Don't cherish exaggerated
ideas of yourself or your
importance, but try to have a
sane estimate of your capa-
bilities ... Let us have warm
affection for one another as
between brothers, and a will-
ingness to let the other man
have the credit.
Romans 12:3b,4a,10 (PME)
SATURDAY
My God is my rock, I can run
to Him for safety. He is my
shield and my saving
strength, my defender ... In
my trouble I called to the
Lord; I cried out to my God
for help . . .and my call for
help reached His ears.
S Psalm 18:2,6a,6c (NCV)
SUNDAY
Jesus said, "Come to Me, all
whose work is hard, whose
load is heavy; and I will give
you relief. Bend your necks
to My yoke, and learn from
Me. For I am gentle and
humble-hearted, and your
souls will find relief. For My
yoke is good to .bear, My
load is light."
Matthew 11:28-30 (NEB)
MONDAY
David prayed, "But me, who
am I, and who are these
people, that we should pre-
sume to be giving some-
thing back to You, O God?
Everything comes from You;
all we're doing is giving back
what we've been given from
Your generous hand."
I Chronicles 29:14 (ME)
TUESDAY
Let everyone give as his
heart tells him, neither
grudgingly nor under com-
pulsion, for God loves the
man who gives cheerfully.
After all, God can give you
everything that you need, so
that you may always have
sufficient both for yourselves
and for giving away to other
people.
II Corinthians 9:7-8 (PME)
SWMEDNESDAY
This is what the Lord says:
"Heaven is My throne, and
the eartl is My footstool.
Where is the house you will
build for Me? Where will My
resting place be? Has not
My hand made all these
things, and so they came
into being?" declares the
Lord. "This is the one I
esteem; he, who is humble
and contrite in spirit, and
trembles at My word."
Isaiah 66:1-2 (NIV)
AII verses are excerpted from
The Holy Bible: (KJV) King
James Version; (ME) The
Message; (NCV) New Cen-
tury Version; (NEB) New
English Bible; (NIV) New
International Version; (NLT)
New Living Translation (RSV)
Revised Standard Version;
(PME) Phillips Modern Eng-
lish; and (TLB) The Living
SBible.


CITY OF WAUCHULA
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
The City Commission of the City of Wauchula will hold a Special Meeting in con-
junction with the Workshop scheduled on Tuesday, September 8, 2009, at 6:00 p.m.
The purpose of the meeting will be to appoint a Commissioner for the District 3 Seat
recently Vacated by Kenneth Lambert. Due to the Labor Day Holiday the workshop
will not be held on Monday, September 7, 2009.
The meetings will be held at the Commission Chambers located at 225 East Main
Street, Wauchula, FL 33873.
The City Commission of the City of Wauchula, Florida does not discriminate upon the
basis of any individual's disability status. This non-discriminatory policy involves every
aspect of the Commission's functions, including ones access to, participation, employ-
ment or treatment in its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonable accommo-
dation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 286.26, Florida
Statutes, should contact the City Clerk at (863) 773-3131.
s/Hollv Collins
HOLLY COLUNS,
City Clerk
Clifford M. Aple~i, Esquire City of Wauchula
202 West Main Stet. Suite 103


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EMS Dispatch Still Under Polk County Mosaic Takes Men's Title


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Renewing a pair of fire/emer-
gency service agreements with
Polk County has again raised
questions.
,During last week's Hardee
County Commission meeting,
annual renewal of two inter-
local agreements with Polk
County presented some prob-
lems as well;
Fire-Rescue Chief Michael
Choate first presented a fire
protection agreement, in which
Station 3 in Bowling Green will
respond to calls in the southern
edge of Polk County, mostly in
the Bowling Green and Mt.
Pisgah residential areas north of
County Line Road, but also a
mile or two up U.S. 17 for
brush fires. Polk County will
pay Hardee $11,908 for this ser-
vice. "And, they help us a lot
more than we help them," said
Choate.
It was the second agreement
with Polk County which drew
the most discussion. At a cost of
$42,500, Polk County will con-
tinue to provide dispatch ser-
vice for fire and ambulance in
Hardee County.
Donald Samuels, of Fort
Green, a former commission
candidate, said, "This was the
second most grievous com-
plaint I heard when campaign-
ing. When you call to get help,
dispatchers want an address and
you're in the woods where there
is.no street nearby, or they don't
know where Seven Mile Point,
Fish Branch or Lily Grade are.
Choate explained how the
system works. The 9-1-1 sys-
tem is handled by the Hardee
County Sheriff's Office for all
incoming calls. If the request is
for an ambulance or fire truck,
the Hardee dispatcher clicks the
mouse and send it on to Polk
County dispatch, but remains
on the line to monitor and see if


Do you have


law enforcement is needed,
Addresses clarified or what. The
call shows up on the Hardee
screen showing the exact loca-
tion the caller is at.
Choate says the system
reduces response time. At Polk
County's huge center, there is a
large room with several people,
one is on the phone with the
caller, one is dispatching the
needed rescue equipment, and a
third is maintaining radio con-
tact with the equipment already
on its way to the scene.
The first person continues
talking with the caller, asking a
series of questions on the nature
and seriousness of the situation.
The person dispatching the
equipment receives the same
information on his/her screen. It
also goes to the radio operator.
The fire/rescue truck lieutenant
riding in his vehicle has a lap-
top computer on which the
same information comes, in-
cluding the map pinpointing
where it is.,
Choate says even newer local
Sheriff's Office dispatchers
may not know the community
names for some areas, say Lily
Grade, but the immediate map
location shows them the main
and cross roads to get there.
Sheriff Arnold Lanier said
originally Sheriff Loran Cog-
burn had asked for additional
dispatching staff to operate dis-
patch but was denied it. Lanier
said his system is now on the
800 megahertz necessary to
reach the outermost areas of the
county and he would like. to
take full dispatch back. He had
asked for four positions in the
2009-10 budget to do so but
they were cut from his budget
request.
County manager Lex Albrit-
ton said most times EMS dis-
patch problems are because
people refuse to answer ques-
tions and hang up. He had


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checked out calls reportedly
taking a long time, 30 or 40
minutes, and found most to be
lbss than 10 minutes. "It seems
like a long time when you're
waiting for help, but it really
wasn't on any of the calls we
checked.," he said.
Samuels persisted. "This is a
trend, I'm seeing. Polk County
runs our EMS dispatch, they
provide our building official.
What's next? Is our Sheriff's
Office going under Grady Judd
(Polk County Sheriff), will the
County Commission be under
Polk County's. Hardee County
needs to take care of Hardee
County. Let Hardee County run
Hardee County."

In other action, the commis-
sion:
- approved termination of a
drainage easement issued in
1996 to Orange Co. Inc. when it
was hoping to build an industri-
al plant. It's at top of a hill
between Wauchula and Zolfo
Springs and in the middle of a
tract now owned by HWA
Properties, et al. The drainage
easement is not used by the
county.
- approved application for
a $200,000 Florida Recreation
Development Assistance Pro-
gram grant to develop about 50
Recreational Vehicle camping
sites near Lake 2 at Hardee
Lakes Park. It will include get-
ting potable water to the site.
There is a dump station for sew-
erage. County staff will do most
of the labor involved.
- heard a request from
Magnolia Manor spokeswoman
Mattie Daniels about the need
for' lighting, especially along
Chamberlain Boulevard and
Sally Street. Daniels said re-
sponding deputies tell them, "If
you see something, call us."
Sheriff Arnold Lanier said there
is no longer a community offi-
cer in that area, due to staff cut-
backs, but officers mean if any-
thing is seen or heard to call.
"One can hear a ruckus. know a
lot of traffic is going in and out
of a particular residence and if
someone is speeding along,
even if they can't see," Lanier
said.
The county will try to work
out an agreement with Peace
River Electric Cooperative Inc.
and/or Progress Energy to space
a few lights and charge a mini-
mal fee to customers. One utili-
ty has done so and charges $1 a
month to each one whose yard
is lighted.


The aim of every artist is to
arrest motion, which is life,
by artificial means and
hold it fixed so that a hun-
dred years later, when a
stranger looks at it, it
moves again since it is life.
-William Faulkner


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By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
When the dust settled late
Saturday afternoon, Mosaic
stood undefeated and alone at
the top.
Mosaic had won its four post-
season tournament games with-
out a scratch, letting Hardee
Merchants defeat the Peace
River Electric Cooperative's
Legion of Doom and then
downing Merchants twice to
take the title.
Mosaic had also won the sea-
son Division II title with a 15-1
record, losing during the season
only the first game of the sea-
son to Blacklist.
Farm Credit took the season
title in Division I, followed by
La Floresita, Country Club, CF
Industries, Western Pleasure
Karaoke and Charlotte's Web
Pub.
Behind Mosaic in Division I
were Merchants, Legion of
Doom, Fuego's, Nemesis,
Blacklist and FINR (Florida
Institute for Neurologic Re-
habilitation), which dropped
out during the season.
Final season games were
played on Aug. 18 and 19, lead-
ing up to the double-elimination
tournament which began Aug.
24 on Field 2, with CF doing
Charlotte's Web. 31-17. Mike
Baker and Weston Johnson
homered for dF in its victory.
On Field 3, the early game
featured PRECo with a 29-23
win over Country Club.Mikey
Driskell homered twice and
Scott Driskell, Jeffery Albritton-
and J.R. Gough also homered.
Kellon Durrance, Hank Butler
and Bruce Judah homered for
Country Club.
In the Field 3 late game


Merchants mashed Blacklist
19-4: Joe Mishew and Willie
Gilliard both homered for Mer-
chants. Daniel Patterson home-
red for Blacklist.
On Field 4, Fuego's won 18-
7 over Nemesis. Osles Lazarre
homered twice for Fuego's. and
Eric Virgile also homers. Elias
Ramirez doubled twice for
Nemesis.
In the Field 4 game at 8:15,
Fuego's continued to win, 17-7
over Country Club.Ruben
Rivas doubled three times for
Fuego's, while Travis McCleni-
than doubled twice for Country
Club.
On Aug. 25, games contin-
ued. On Field 4, Merchants
downed PRECo 28-13. Lester
Hornbake led Merchants with a
homer, triple and pair of dou-
bles. Rodger Brutus was the
only batter to homer for
PRECo.
Meanwhile, on Field 3, there
was also one game before the
rainstorms halted play. Country
Club won 19-12 over CF. Butler
hit for the cycle for Country
Club, while Weston Johnson
homered for CF.
On to Aug. 27. In the Field 3
early game, Country Club won
22-17 over Blacklist. Butler and
Buddy Tally homered to pace.
Country Club while James
homered twice and Justin Paint-
er also homered for Blacklist.
In the Field 3 late game,
Charlotte's Web whipped La
Floresita 22-6..Mike Baker
homered twice and tripled and
Teddy Svendsen, also homered
twice for Charlotte's Web.
Julian Garcia Jr. homered for La
Floresita.
On Field 4, Mishew hit for
the cycle in helping Merchants


win 25-11 over Nemesis. Horn-
bake smacked a grand slam for
Merchants. Ramirez tripled for
Nemesis.
The tournament went to
Saturday to finish tip, with
games on all three fields until
noofi, gradually eliminating
first one team, then another'.
By noon it had settled down
to the three top teams, PRECo,
Merchants and Mosaic. Mer-
chants nipped PRECo 15-14,
dropping PRECo to the loser's
bracket. Hornbaked homered
twice and tri pled for Mer-
chants. Brent Gilliard and
Mishew also homered. Brutus
and Brian Coomer both home-
red for PRECO.
In a winner's bracket game,
Mosaic took the measure of
Merchants 15-10. Todd Rogers
homered and doubled and Jason
Johnson also homered for
Mosaic.Hornbake homered and
Nate Lee tripled for Merchants.
,That left PRECo and -Mer-
chants to square off in the
loser's bracket to get back to
challenge Mosaic again. Mer-
chants won 14-9 and eliminated
PRECo. A Mishew triple was
the longest hit for Merchants.
Scott Driskell homered and
doubled for PRECo in its losing
cause.
On to the championship
game, where Merchants hope to
stop Mosaic and continue to
another game because Mosaic
had to lose twice to be eliminat-
ed. It was not to be as Mosaic
marched past Merchants 20-11.
Doug Sutton homered and
doubled and Johnson homered
twice and doubled for Mosaic.
Brent Gilliard and Lee both
homered for Merchants as the
tourney ended about 6 p.m.


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Early Birds (Ladies) 9:00 A.M. Meeting August 18
Tuesday Starts August 25
Guys & Dolls (Men& women) 7:00 PM. Meeting August 18
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Wednesday Wednesday Night Mens 7:30 PM. Meeting August 19
Starts August 26

Thursday Nite Owls (Ladies) 6:30 PM/ Meeting August 20
/_ Starts August 27
Friday T.G.I.F. (Men & Women) 7:30 PM. Meeting August 21
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The couple today.
Lowes Celebrate-

Golden Anniversary


On Friday evening, Sept. 4,
1959, the First Baptist Church
of Zolfo Springs was the scene
of the uniting in marriage of
Marilyn, Fay Thompson and
SThurman Lowe.
The Rev. J.N. Gilbrath offici-
ated. The church was beautiful-
ly decorated with green palms,
baskets of white gladiola, blue
pompons and candelabra. Flow-
ers were arranged by Leta's
Flower Shop in Zolfo Springs.
Parents of the bride and groom
are Edward and Lorane
Thompson (deceased) of Zolfo
Springs, and Delbert and Cassie
Lowe (deceased) of Zolfo
Springs.
Now 50 years later, that bride
and groom are celebrating their
._golden wedding anniversary.
, The Lowes aie lifelong resi-
dents of Zolfo Springs having
b-een self-employed at Zo6fo


Grocery for over 30 years. At
their retirement they were both
employed by the state of
Florida: he as warehouse man-
ager for G. Pierce Wood Hos-
pital and she with the Depart-
ment of Corrections Probation
& Parole.
They are the parents of three
children: Thurman Lee Lowe Jr.,
of Brandon, Sheryl Lynn
Devane of Jacksonville, and
Michael Ray Lowe of Lake-
land; eight grandchildren; and
one great-grandchild.
In celebration of their par-
ents' golden anniversary, they
will be honoring them with a
reception -at their home, 3415
Suwannee St.., Zolfo Springs,
on Saturday between the hours
of 3 and ':m.
Fiends bf ihe couple are
inv-ired to attend.


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The bride and groom on their wedding day, Sept. 4, 1959.


Rise & Shine
By Ted Simonson

UNMASKING THE ACCUSER
One of the names for the devil in Scripture is "Accuser of the
Brethren." This means that he not only tempts us to sin, but is on
hand quickly to accuse us afterward.
His goal is discouragement and guilt.
Here's one way it works: The devil sends you an evil thought,
then immediately accuses, "I am surprised at you! You pretend to
be a Christian, and yet think awful thoughts like that!"
I used to fall for that until one day I realized what to do about
it. "No," I replied. "You are the one sending such thoughts. And I
reject them. They are clearly evil and I resist you in the name of the
Lord Jesus Christ!"
The Bible promises in James 4:7 that "if we resist the devil, he
will flee" Try this yourself and you will discover that your enemy
will, in fact, take to his heels when opposed this way!
But what if the incoming thought is not really bad, but there is
something about it that makes you feel uncomfortable? Apply to
God immediately! Pray, "Lord, I don't know what to make of these
thoughts, so I lift them up to you. I leave them in your hands. Save
and keep me from all evil!"
Since this is obedience to 2 Peter 5:7, you are certain to receive
heavenly support!


Christopher Wolfe
Celebrates Very
First Birthday
Christopher Paul Wolfe, the
son of Chris and Christa Wolfe
of Center Hill, turned 1 year old
on Aug. 1.
He celebrated the occasion
that same day with a birthday
party at his home. Theme for
the party was Elmo.
Guests were served hamburg-
ers and hot dogs, potato salad,
baked beans, chips, and cake
and ice cream.
Joining in on the fun were
grandparents Paul and Denise
Moye and Roger and Thelma
Wolfe, uncle Chance Moye,


Christopher
aunt Jenny Moye, cousin Jaxon
Moye, aunt and uncle Sandy
and Bob Parm, and many more
relatives and friends.


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2-3-22 to 9-1-08 .
Today is the day, its been a year
September first, it's already here. This
is the day our lives were filled with so
much fear Our eyes were watching
God, and our prayers were with you. We
'.weren't expecting God to take you. It
seemed so soon. We didn't want you to be
gone, we wouldfeel all alone. You were the backbone of our
family. You kept us strong. We had to learn to stand up and
walk on our own.
It's been tough without you here. Life got rough
for all of us, knowing you would no longer be
near Everytime we look at your rocking chair, we
shed a tear to see you're not there. But when we
shear whisper in the air we-know it's you, flying l^v
high with the angels in the sky. We love you so
much, and will never say good-bye.
We love you.
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itson & Cassie Sisum
Cassie Sisum Will

Marry Scott Watson


Carl and Mary Jane Sisum of
Wauchula announce the en-.'
gagement and approaching
marriage of their daughter,
Cassandra Jane, to Scott David
Watson,' the son of David
Watson of Avon Park.
The bride-elect is a 2007
graduate of Hardee Senior High
School. She currently resides in


Avon Park and is a beauty advi-
sor.
The prospective groom is res-
ident of Avon Park and a 2005
graduate of Avon Park High
School. He is a staff sergeant in
the Florida Army National
Guard.
Plans are being finalized for a
Sept. 26 wedding in Wauchula.


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-Jean Nidetch


All family and friends are invited to a
wedding celelrattion honoring the love that.'z
God has brought together th the marriage of
Willie Gilliard and Jessica Hernandez.
The reception will be held on September 12,
2009, beginning at 7:00 pm at the
Hardee County Civic Center.
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Cum Laude

Carla Shayman, a 2005 grad-
uate of Hardee Senior High
School, graduated from the
University of North Florida in
Jacksonville on July .31 with a,
bachelor of science in commu-
nity health with a minor in exer-
cise science.
Carla graduated magna cum
laude with a 3.8 grade-point
average, was a member of the
honors program at the universi-
ty and made the dean's list each
,of the eight semesters she was a
student at the university.
Carla also completed an
internship with Brooks Health
Centers: of Jacksonville in the
i. physical therapy department.
Among her honors and activ-
ities at the university were
attaining membership, in the
National Society: of Collegiate
Scholars, University Scholars
Honor Society, Community
Health Advisory Board, Golden
Key Honor Society, Eta Sigma
Gamma Health Student Honor
Society, the University of North
Florida Sailing Club and Drum
Corps International.
She also was a participant in
the 2009 Presidential Inaugura-
tion Parade in Washington,
D.C.
Carla spent four years volun-,
teering for Jacksonville's
Habitat for Humanity, the Hub-
bard House Women's Shelter
and Kernan Boulevard Baptist
Church. She worked for the uni-
versity the past two years'as the-
group fitness program coordi-
nator and instructor and aS the
group fitness instructor- for


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Carla is a nationally certified
marching band adjudicator and
is employed by the Central
States Judging Association of
Indianapolis, Ind.; South Caro-
lina Band Director's Associ-
ation; Mississippi Band Direc-
tor's Association; Mid-States
Band Association of Ohio,
Illinois and Indiana; and the
Kentucky Band Director's
Association. She works as a
color guard and visual instruc-
Stor, choreographer and consul-
tant for numerous high school
marching bands in Florida,
Georgia and Alabama.
Carla will continue her
employment as the group fit-
ness director at the University
of North Florida and as a phys-
ical therapist assistant at
Memorial Hospital of Jackson-
ville, and then will continue her
education in August of 2010 as
she has been accepted into the
doctorate of physical therapy
program at Northeastern
University in Boston.
Carla is the daughter of Bob
and Linda Shayman of
Wauchula.

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Birth announcements will be
published free of charge within
three months of the. date of
birth. A photo of the infant - as
a newborn only - may be
added at no cost. Any other
photo of.the baby will cost $15.


VICTORY PRAISE CEN-
TER will host a gospel sing on
Saturday at 7 p.m., featuring
The Fishers.
Refreshments will follow the
time of singing. The church is at
132 E. Main St., Bowling
Green. Everyone is invited.
The deadline for C'ilrch News
submissions is Thursday at 5
for the next edition.

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PHOTO BY RALPH HARRISON
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screenings. Shown during testing (standing, from left) are Sevigny, Angie Tate, Vickie
Varnard, and Kim Tate; (seated) Kathleen Roehm, Paul Summit and Diana Root. Those
in the process of being screened are Katie Smith, Caroline Durrance and Savannah
Miller. The Wauchula Lions Club helped sponsor the project.


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son for snook opened in all
,Florida waters on Tuesday.
Anglers may keep one snook
between 28 and 33 inches total
length daily in Gulf of Mexico,
Everglades National Park and
Monroe County coastal and
inland waters until the season
closes in these areas on Dec. 1.
In coastal waters of the,
Atlantic Ocean and in inland
waters, including Lake Oke-
echobee and the Kissimmee
River, anglers may take one
snook between 28 and 32 inch-
,es. total length daily until the
season closes in these areas on
Dec. 15.
Licensed saltwater anglers
must purchase a $2 permit to
harvest snook. Snatch-hooking
and spearing snook are prohib-
ited, and it is illegal, to buy or
sell snook. Snook regulations
also apply in federal waters.

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Youth Football
By Paul Paris
Hardee Youth Football League kicked off its season Saturday,
Aug. 29 with five games against the Longhorns of Ruskin and one
game against the Manatee Wildcats.
The first game started at 9 a.m. in the Flag division (ages
5,6,7). Hardee easily handled the Longhorns, but no score is kept
Sin the flag division.
The next game was in the Tiny Mite division (ages 5,6,7) at 10
a.m. This division has changed this year into a non-competitive
division, so the score was not kept. It is designed to introduce play-
ers to playing ball with pads and helmets. Even though no, score
was kept, the Wildcats dominated on both sides of the ball.
Mitey Mite (ages 7,8,9) started off with a strong showing at 11
a.m. and defeated the Longhorn White team 31 to 0. Mitey Mite is
also a non-competitive division but score is kept.
Our first competitive team was Jr. Pee Wee (ages 8,9,10,11).
At 1 p.m. they handled the Longhorn White team with a shut out of
14-0.
Pee Wee (ages 9,10,11,12) played at 3 p.m. They gave great
effort but could not stop the Longhorns. Longhorn White 14
Hardee 0.
Our Midget team (ages 11,12,13,14) played the Manatee
Wildcats. Manatee (a Division 1 team) defeated Hardee (a Division
2 team). The final score was 32 to 0.
Next. week's games are at home except for the Midget team.
Saturday's games begin at 9 a.m. Come out and support our foot-
ball players and cheerleaders. Gate is $3 per person with 12 and.
under free. We have an assortment of food and beverages for sale
as well as shout outs for the players. DVDs and pictures of previ-
ous games can be purchased at each home game.
Hardee Youth Football League is a proud member of the Pop
Warner Little Scholars. Pop Warner is the only nationwide foot-
ball program that.places more emphasis on scholastic achievement
than on football and cheerleading.


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* Mothers of Bride
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I don't know why I thought
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the students I have talked to
liked their teachers and were
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The following permits were
applied for or issued by the
Hardee County Building De-
partment during the week of
Aug. 17-21. 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 $1,000 or more are
listed.

(Held out from last week)

ISSUED
Howze Constr., Aspeh Lane,
addition, $3,650.
One-Hour A/C, Boyd Cowart
Road, A/C installation, $7,000.
Bentz A/C, Shackelford
Road, A/C installation, $3,500.
AmSouth,. Dixianna Ave.,
new residential building,
$64,450.
L. Cobb Constr., East Main
Street, addition, $270,000.
Owner/builder, U.S. 17
South, prefab shed, $3,255.
All Types Aluminum, Bro-
ward Street, aluminum siding,-
$3,500.
EMBR Const., East Oak
Street, windows/drywall,
$1,950.
Ramdial Const., Parnell
Road, windows/siding, $6,618.

The following permits were
applied for or issued during the
week of Aug. 24-29.

ISSUED
Smith/owner/builder, Polk
Road, pool, $10,000.
Ridge A/C, Suwanee, install
a/c, $4,000.
Bowen & Sons, SR 62, re-
roof, $12,738.
Bowen & Sons, Hawaiian
Drive, re-roof, $6,708.

BUILDING BLOCKS
If a release of all sub-contrac-
tor liens is not obtained by you,
your contractor or your lender,
you will not be able to sell your
property unless all outstanding'
liens' are paid. Sometimes, a
landowner/homeowner can
even be forced to sell his prop-
erty to satisfy a lien. So, always
require a release of lien from
anyone who does any work on
your home.


we learned of the lineal journey
of Roger II in- , lat hriday
afternoon when he went io jIoin
his late wife, Pauline, When we
first moved to Wauchula, Kay
and I were members f' the IFirst
Christian (. hImini when it was
across the street from the old
Chevrolet place, Roger and
Pauline were also inembers.,
Later Roger became an assis-
tant leader of the Pioneer 4-H
Horse Club and our club had
many trail rides, peewee rodeos
and just good times!
Steve was good to his daddy,
letting him live in his own
home on the land he loved, tak-
ing care of his cows and horses
and dog. Some people thought
he should not be left to live
alone, but Steve was strong
enough to go with the wishes of
his dad. Happy trails of re-
membrance are wished for all
the family.
Leo Blink was busy in) his
workshop last Friday and let his
right hand get in the way of the
table saw. He cut four fingers to
the bone, severing the tendons
and nerves. The doctor was
able to reattach the tendons, and
the fingers were that wonderful
shade of pink when the doctor
changed the dressing.
He was able to move his fin-
gers gently but was in quite a
bit of pain. He was able to use
his left hand to eat and other
necessities. He is a remarkable
man with a remarkable wife.
They have been married 11
years this Sept. 11. He came
home from the hospital last
Sunday.
Mickey Murphy, known as
"Soupy" to so many, lives in
Fort Green. He was the roller-
rink champ years ago, and more
than one generation know him.
He is having health problems,
so please pray for him.
Sherman, Kaylee and I spent
the last weekend before school
started at an RV campground in
Clermont. We all had a good


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week to request an address.
We got to have a nice visit via
the phone. She related that their
dog, "Tippy," a devoted com-
panion of 17 years, had gone on
to (he dog hunting ground. She
said Bill loved that dog and
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and I told her someone was
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She related a story her dad
always told her about a small
boy losing his dog and putting
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and they read: "Lost dog, miss-
ing one eye, one ear flops, one
leg broken, tail crooked and
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assistants and spouses at the'
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fully set in the style before
paper plates became popular!
The food was delicious.
Swim teams had their first
meet Tuesday. Three of Fort
Green's boys are swimming,
Willie Godwin, T.K. Ilogenauer
and Jake Willis. They only
have two home meets, which
means there will be lots of fam-'
ilies traveling to the surround-
ing areas.
Hunter Davis, son of Mike
and Pam, celebrated his big 6-
year birthday with a swell party
at the home of his aunt and
uncle, Faye and Randy Davis
There are still lots of sick at
Fort Green. Please remember to
pray for Mickey Murphy, Leo
Blink, Steve Haney, Charles
Abbott who is suffering with
knee problems, Paul Adams is
sick, Don Evors as he will be
getting a port shortly and I am
sure more that I don't know
about. Harriet Hendry is out of
the hospital as is Arthur Wo-
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ment then must spend hours trying to figure out what cord goes
where.
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parts and training. For those wishing to receive computer or occu-
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and other technicalities.
In addition to his many skills, Bhanji does networking and net-
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"My goal is to make sure that I exceed my customers' expec-
tations. My favorite thing about my job is meeting people and
knowing that I am making a difference," said Bhanji.
His love for computers began in 1985, when he took a com-
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English. Through hard work and dedication, Bhanji completed the
program.
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This week in history, as
researched from the archival
pages of The Florida
Advocate, the Hardee Coimty
Herald and The Herald-
Advocate. ..

75 YEARS AGO
Federal relief for the unem-
ployed will be discontinued on
Sept. 15, said the Federal Emer-
gency Employment Administra-
tion, which will run out of
funds. It says cities and counties
historically take this responsi-
bility and should again. About
140 people will stop receiving
weekly checks, which totaled
$250 to $300 for this county.

The larger schools at Wau-
chula, Bowling Green, Zolfo
Springs and Limestone will
open next week and are expect-
ed to exceed the 420 of last sea-
son. In all, .the grammar and
high grades, there was an
enrollment of 1,100 last year.
Teachers of the primary, ele-
mentary and high school will
hold meetings on Friday.

Hardee County's cattle indus-
try is being seriously threatened
by intrusion of the screw worm
fly. While it threatens to destroy
thousands of cattle, the fly also
attacks sheep, goats, horses,
dogs, wild deer and smaller
mammals. Numerous cases of
humans being affected in the
nose and throat are being
reported, said the U.S. Depart-
ment of Agriculture.

The All-American Store man-
aged by A.W. Kimbrough is
having weekend sales. Sugar is
just 25 cents for five pounds
and biscuit flour 93 cents for 24
pounds. Meat market specials
include' pig tails and pan
sausage, two pounds for 25
cents, Florida steak and pork
chops 15 cents a pound and
beef stew for eight cents a
pound.

50 YEARS AGO
Peace River Valley REA has
been notified of approval of its
application for a $710,000 loan
from REA in Washington. The
loan is intended for 123 miles
of distribution lines for 700


additional homes throughout
the system, an addition to the
headquarters building in Wau-
chula, a new substation at
Parrish and new facilities in the
area of Indian Lakes Estates.

A Fort Myers man was found
Sunday in his overturned car
which was almost submerged in
an overflow from Horse Creek
on the Goose Pond Road.
Passing motorists notified
Sheriff Odell Carlton that the
wheels of a car showed above
the water. The body was recov-
ered by Deputy Grady Tomlin-
son and State Trooper N.H.
Murdock.

The Wildcats 10-game sched-
ule starts Sept. 18 with Fort
Meade in Wauchula. Varsity
games start at 8 p.m. There are
also games against Winter
Haven, Lake Wales, Barlow,
Haines City, Dade City Pasco,
Fort Myers, Plant City, Auburn-
dale and Arcadia. Junior varsity
games, at 7:30, start Oct. 1 and
include two games with Fort
Myers, Winter Haven, Bartow,
Auburndale and Arcadia. The
junior high will play six games
at 7 p.m.. three home and three
away against Bradenton South-
east, Lee of Fort Myers and
Bradenton Walker.

Reif Hardware's bargain of
the month is a Rubbermaid
plastic vegetable bin, a single
unit that holds one peck. It
keeps fruits and vegetables in
.easy, hahdy, safe storage, spe-
cial $1.49, compare with others
selling for $2.49.,Triangle Body
Works offers to renew, reuphol-
ster chairs, davenports, etc. "It
costs less than you think. Call
us at PRospect 3-6481.

25 YEARS AGO
A 21-year-old Winn-Dixie
employee was murdered last
Wednesday night in the Wau-
chula Plaza parking lot as she
was leaving work. The part-
time cashier was usually escort-
ed by a stock boy for the late-
night walk to her car, She died
from injuries from buckshot in
a shotgun blast to the back,
becoming the third homicide
victim in the county this year.


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Example: A 5-year ARM for 195,500, amortized over 20 years, with a 15%
down payment and initial interest rate of 2.99% (which is a discounted
rate), has an Annual Percentage Rate (APR) of 3.308%. The first 60 monthly
principal and interest payments would be $1083.26. 5-Year ARM with 30-year
amortization available for 3.49%. For jumbo loans over $417,000, add 1.5%
to the advertised rate. The interest may adjust up to 2% annually thereafter,
with a maximum interest increase of 4% over the rate at closing. Other low rate
and convenient terms available. This is a limited time offer. To qualify you must
close by 12/31/09. Rates are subject to change without notice. MIDFLORIDA
is an Equal Housing Lender. This offer not valid for refinances. Offer valid for
primary residences or vacation homes. Maximum loan-to-value.of 85%. Credit
approval required. A minimum savings account with MIDFLORIDA Credit Union
is required for membership and for application for a mortgage.
Real Estate sales are offered through MIDFLORIDA Real Estate Sales, LLC, a
subsidiary of MIDFLORIDA. To take advantage of the 10% Rebate: You must be an
existing member of MIDFLORIDA Credit Union prior to contract for the purchase
or listing the sale of a home using a Realtor with MIDFLORIDA Real Estate Sales,
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Sheriff Doyle Bryan said pass-
ing motorists saw her in a
domestic dispute just before the
shooting.

Lawrence Thompson, a for-
mer Wildcat football standout,
has survived the last cut and
made the roster of the Minne-
sota Vikings in the Central
Division of the National Foot-
ball League. Thompson attend-
ed the University of Miami on a
scholarship and played under
Coach Howard Schellenberger.
Because of his great speed, he
will have the opportunity to
play wideout for the Vikings..

The ballot for the upcoming
election includes County Com-
mission candidates John Roy
Gough and Jim Moye; School
Board members Wayne A.
Jernigan vs. Gordon Norris for
District 2, and Linda G. Clark
vs. Opal S. Knight for District
4; Superintendent of Schools
Peggy E. Shackelford vs. John
E. Terrell; Property- Appraiser
Carolyn J. Coker vs. Jana G.
Thorpe; and Sheriff Doyle W.
Bryan, Ray Grimes and Newton
H. Murdock.

These Wauchula downtown
merchants are having a side-
walk sale on Saturday: J&J
.Jewelers, Ben Franklin, Carlton
Trading Co., Weiner's Depart-
ment Store, Circle 3 Western
Store and Red Apple.

10 YEARS AGO
As one Wauchula police chief
stepped into retirement at the
close of the workday Tuesday,-
another was prepared to step up
to the challenge. While former
Chief Joe Brock has left the law
enforcement arena. Lieutenant:
make that Chief W'lliam
Beattie was sworn ino office
shortly after 5 p.m., by Mayor


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Henry Graham.

About 1,50O of Hardee
County's 4,650 property own-
ers may lose their homestead
and other exemptions if they
don't comply with a new state
law requiring Property Apprais-
er Carolyn Coker to have their
Social Security number on file.
The goal is to be ablp to cross
check that people are not claim-
ing homestead exemption on
more than one property, or in
more than one county.

The Hardee County Library
will close Friday at 5 p.m. for
two weeks, while staff move
mountains of books and other.
materials from the old library
section to its new expansion on
the west side of Courthouse
Annex II off U.S. 17 North. The
old library will then undergo
renovations for a meeting room;
reference and magazine reading
rooms and a computer lab.

Coldwell Bankers-Am South
Realty has a 3BR, 1BA frame
home on five acres for only
$38,500. A 3BR, 1BA frame
home outside the city limits is.
$45,000. A 2BR, 2BA con-
crete-block house with central
AC/H is reduced to $44,900 and
a 3BR, 1BA CB home two
miles east of Zolfo, Springs is
only $27,900.







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ABOUT ... Classifieds
DEADLINE ....Tuesday noon
RATES ..........Minimum of $4.00 for 10 words. Each addi-
tional word is 22 cents. Ads in all capitals
are 32 cents per word. Headlines are $2 a
line. Blind ad box numbers are $3 extra.
BILLING........Ads must be pre-paid.
CLASSIFICATIONS:


Agriculture
Appliances
Automobile
Boats
Furniture
Help Wanted
Houses


Mobile Homes
Notices
Pets
Plants/Produce
Real Estate
Recreational
Rentals


Livestock Services
Lost & Found Wanted
Miscellaneous Yard Sales


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U. i wy. -17 Bowling Green
375-4441


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L. DICKS INC. is now purchasing
citrus fruit for the 2009/10 season
and beyond. Call Mark Manuel @
781-0384. 9:4tfc


New Mobile Home A/C's in box.
13 Seer R410A freon w/ 10 years
Warranty. Cash and carry, or
installation available. 2 Ton w/5
kw heat - $1,499. 3 Ton w/10 kw
heat - $1,699. 4 Ton w/10 kw heat
- $2,099. 5 Ton 10 kw heat -
$2,399. (863) 443-1516.
8:27-9:24p


1998 GRAND PRIX GT, 3.8 engine,
runs excellent, 2 doors, new tires,
$1,500 OBO. 375-2306. 9:3p
2002 FORD EXPLORER, 4 door,
$5,000 cash. 781-1062. 9:3c
WE PAY TOP PRICES for junk
cars & farm tractors. Pickup avail-
able. Crooms Salvage. 781-3767.
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EASY FINANCING
www.landcallnow.com �
1-941-778-7980/7565 "


'85 HYDRA SPORT bass boat
kicker and trailer like new. 863-
773-5907. 8:27-9:3p


CHRISTIAN DAY CARE looking to
fill 2 full time positions. Apply at
1999 State Road, 64 E., New Hope
Child Development Center, Wau-
chula or call 773-9611. 9:3c
HARDEE CASE MANAGER - Big
Brothers Big Sisters is looking for
a PT. case manager, computer
proficient, to work out of the
Sebring Office for Hardee
schools. Four year degree
required. Fax resume (863) 402-
9007 or email jyoung@bbb-
ssun.org. 9:3c
P/T TECHNICIAN wanted for busy
eye' doctor practice, bi-lingual
preferred. -Please fax resume to
773-6458. 9:3c


3BR/3 1/2 BA CB HOME on 5.66
acres with pond. Popash Road.
773-5880 or 781-5344. 9:3-10-1p


3 BR/2 1/2 BA HOUSE with
inground pool, 23 acres, Dansby
Road, will divide, deep well,
power unit. 863-773-2509.
8:27-9:24p
2006 MFH, 2100 sq. ft., 5 acres,
5BR/3BA, major appliances, great
condition. Sacrifice $165,000
negotiable. By appointment. 941-
923-7888 leave message.
7:30-10:2p


A s C Lawn Corvice

Complete Lawn
Maintenance

Aaron 863-781-2813

Christy 863-781-6739 . 6W



W. B. Olliff, Jr., Tree Surgeon, Inc.

773-4478




Free Estimates
Insured - 30+ years experience
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FOR SALE - 4BR/2 1/2 BA plus
bonus room, 9 1/2 acres. 863-773-
4207. 8:27-9:17c


REWARD - LOST DOG wearing
collar w/tag #02808, black with
brown marking, medium size,
short hair, Zolfo Springs area.
863-448-6494. 8:27-9:3p


2 - 2006 KAWASAKI 250 4-wheel-
ers, $2,500 for both OBO. 863-
781-6374. 9:3p





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 Home Depot
863-382-0600


2 LARGE PARROT cages, original
cost $500 each - will sell for $100
each. 863-773-0142. 9:3p
NEW CABINETS - Very low price,
all wood. Call Bob 245-6954.
9:3-10p







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Painting
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Licensed Poiniers
Residential &
Commercial
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L AMBER Bus. (863) 773-0007 o
REALTY INC. Fax: (863) 773-0038
402 South 6th Avenue www.lambertrealty.net
Wauchula, FL 33873 Delois Johnson
LARGE WAREHOUSE, Heritage home, 3B/2Bth, plus 4 rental units,
3000 sq. ft. with 800 sq.ft. liv- currently rented, tall ceilings, hardwood floors,
ing area, all on 3.40 acres plenty of extras in this listing. Call Charlotte for
S . located on St. Rd. #64E, per- details.
rect for commercial shop.
$135,000 FURNISHED M/H, 2B/1Bth, large screened
HUNTERS' PARADISE! 262.52 acres with 3 porch and nice yard. $38,000
bedroom house, perfect hunting camp, paved
road frontage, large pines, 100 acres cleared for PRICE REDUCED! C/B Home on 11 Acres!
farming or development, two small ponds; 3B/1Bth; large fireplace, enclosed porch;
property can be divided; OWNER. MAY great garden area. SEE TO APPRECIATE!
FINANCE FOR QUALIFIED BUYERS. Call $198,000
Delois for details.
Beautiful 5 acre tract with paved road frontage;
Spacious 4B/3Bth home on 5 acres; C/B and make an offer on this 5 acre tract. Listed at
frame construction, 3614 sq. ft. living space, $65,000
over 600 sq. ft. mother-in-law suite, outside and
inside storage, convenient location. $295,000 10 acres with 12" well; perfect for your new
Well Worth the PRICE! 2B/2Bth, large master home. Call Delois Johnson for more informa-
suite, 2 screened porches, outside storage, tion.
sprinkler system with separate well. $54,900
1.37 acres; 2" shallow well located on Main
Cozy cottage with fireplace, 2 bedrooms, hard- Street, outside city limits. $43,500
wood floors, lots of storage space, large 30x18
storage building. $128,000 2.76 acres with 2" well located Highway 64
UNBELIEVABLE DEAL! 3.16 Acres and West. $49,000
3B/2B M/H built in 1990 with large rooms, fire-
place, screened lanai, in ground pool, 12x20 1.2 acre Commercial lot on Highway 17; high
metal storage. $125,000 traffic area. $100,000
A GREAT VALUE! 2005, 24x44, D/W mobile 14.74 acres, nice sloping tract with large pond;
home, peaceful location, Smithbuilt shed has native trees, very secluded. $195,000
electricity and 12x16 porch. $73,000
EXECUTIVE C/B Stucco home; 4B/3Bth, fam- 30 acres of pastureland in secluded area; small
ily room with fireplace, stainless steel appli- pond has natural flow of water; perfect for
ances in large kitchen, lovely yard with under- home site or small ranch. ALL OFFERS CON-
ground sprinkler system; desirable location in SIDERED and POSSIBLE OWNER FINANC-
Wauehula. $279,000. ING! Call Delois today.

SERVICE YOU CAN COUNT ON IH
DORIS S. LAMBERT, G.R.I., Broker KENNETH A. LAMBERT, Broker
ASSOCIATE: DELOIS JOHNSON...........773-9743 ASSOCIATE: CHARLOTTE TERRELL...781-6971
ASOIT*......7394


AM-SOUTH REALTY
Each 'iflice IJelpcu'nltllCl I'
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Jerry Carlton Nancy Craft
781-3608 832-0370


702 SOUTH 6h AVENUE, WAUCHULA

(863) 773-2122 * FAX (863) 773-2173

Gary Delatorre - Broker

www.cbhardee.com


Richard Dasher
781-0162


PICTURE PERFECT Setting of well main-
tained 3/1 home on 1.9 acres. Screened
front & open back porches for family enter-
taining. 2 car carport!workshop Only
$129.800
COUNTRY SETTING!! Very Spacious!!
$65.000 TWO Nice BR, TWO Nice Bath, Too
Good of a DEAL not to see. Call TODAY!!
BIG PRICE REDUCTION!!! 3BR, 2 Bath
D/W/M/H Includes refrigerator, stove, dish-
washer and EXTRA LOT for $69.900.
18 ACRE GROVE with 3 BDR, 3 Bath Home
$325.000
Spacious 3.2 home with a total living area
of 2.244 sq ft. Reduced! $124.900
HERE IT IS!! Your New Home with White
Picket Fence. 3 Large BDR. 1 BTH, Pool,
and Jungle Gym. $115.000. MAKE OFFER!!
REDUCED!! $94.90 3BR, 1 Bath, spacious
living room, large kitchen, for entertaining.
Much More!!
BEAUTIFUL 3/2 MH in nice neighborhood
recently updated. $75.000
DOUBLE WIDE M/H!! WITH 3 BR 2BTH.
Front and back porches sits on 4.81 Acres
Only $92.500.
A REAL BARGAIN!! Lovely M.H lot on
Downing Circle, S9.000 Call Nancy!
Vacant residential corner lot, $12.500
EXCITING PEACE RIVER!! Acreage with
lots of Wild game and Full of Fun!!
S125.000.
OWNER SAYS MAKE OFFER!! well main-
tained 2'1 CB home with Large family
room, fenced back yard for barbecuing and
many extras!! REDUCED!! ONLY $74.900!!!


Victor Salazar
245-1054


Donna Steffens
781-3627


NEW LISTING!! Home built in 2006, 3 BR/2
BTH in excellent Condition, ceramic tile,
stove, refrigerator and dishwasher.
$129.900.
17 COUNTRY ACRES!! With 3,432 sq. ft.,
block home covered in red Brick, 3B/3B
$220.000 Call Donna!! 1 word WOW!!
NEW LISTING!I 15 acre pasture homesite,
paved road, fenced, marketable exotic
palm trees, 2 wells. Owner anxious to sell!!
$150.000.
OLDER HOME WITH CHARM!! 2BD/2B with
central A/C and irrigation system. Central
Ave, Bowling Green $79.900
SEE NEW LISTING!! 212 Riverside 3/1 CB
home, fenced back yard. $124.900
FULLY FURNISHED!!! Just Bring Your
Toothbrush and Move into this 3 Bedroom,
2 Bath M!H on Downing Circle ONLY
S67.900.!!!
TOWNHOUSE!! 2BR, 1.5 Bath with Central
H/A. $50.000
3 BR, 2 Bath with 1,236 total Sq Ft. living
area. Only 75.000
3,1 CB Home with extra corner lot. Only
S58.500

LARGE 3 BR . 1 BTH on large lot $45.000

COUNTRY LIVING in this 3.2 Doublewide
M H with 5 Acres $90.00
MAKE OFFER!! 5 ACRES- serene wooded
acreage.
Residential lot in nice neighborhood with
shady oaks $19.900 , :


PERMITTING SPECIALIST
Pay rate: $34,783.37($16.72/hr.) -
$47,949.20($23.05/hr.)
Wanted for the Hardee County Mining Department.
Assures compliance with the County Mining
Ordinance, County Comprehensive Plan, and County
Land Develop-ment Regulations. Provides review and
comment on applications for Developments of
Regional Impact. Participates in agency workshops,
meetings, hearings, and review forums. Conducts
and/or assist in on-site inspections, sampling, and
evaluations. Bachelor's degree in the natural sci-
ences or environmental sciences, and (2) Two-years
of environmental permitting, planning, or review
experience in Florida.
Complete job description anSd Application Forms,
posted on County website: wiMw.hardee.county.net.,
Please submit Applications to the Human Resources
Department, 205 Hanchey Road,' Wauchula, FL,
33873. Phone: (863) 773-2161. Position is open until
filled.
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Classifieds


2BR/2BA ON OWNED land with
additions and screened inground
pool, also 3 Smithbilt sheds. 863-
465-9556 or 863-840-1032. 9:3p


PUPPIES - DACHSHUNDS, $200;
Chlweenies, $150; Pomeranian,
$150. 773-4308. 9:3p
1/2 AMERICAN BULLDOG & 1/2
Italian mastiff puppies, $200
w/shots & wormed. 863-781-6374.
9:3p
PUPPIES - BULLMASTIFF AKC
champ bloodlines, 14 weeks old,
less than half price, $750. 863;
781-1637. 9:3-1 Op
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 least 8
weeks old, have an official health
certificate, have necessary shots
and be free of parasites. tfc-dh



SATURDAY 8 A.M. - 12. LAST DAY
to get your trees & plants, oak,
maple, elm and holly, 3 for $5;
Washingtonia palms, $3;
Mediterranean European palms,
$1-3; landscape fabric & irriga-
tion; shade house & cloth; free
plants as well. Starke Ave, East
on Main St., Bowling Green. 9:3p



ARE YOU RECEIVING monthly
payments on a mortgage? I buy
mortgages. 863-832-1984.
8:20-9:17p


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Total CarDetailing includes wa
S:214 E. Orange St. * Wauchula

Every Friday &a saturday
Complete Detail
For more info
Call Donavan 863-781-7680 cl7:a0fc


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GROVE SERViCE, INC.
Quality Grove Care & Management

Mowing Custom Herbicide
Spraying - Tree Removal
Resets & Care




STATE CERTIFIED CITRUS NURSERY
Hamlin & Valencia trees
Carrizo, Cleo & Swingle Rootstocks


Roy Petteway
B. S. Citrus Culture


863-781-0099 cell
863-773-2303 office


www.citrusandcattle.com


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


100. acres in SW Hardee
County. Scattered Oaks and
Pines on this beautiful site.
Great hunting. On County
road. Four 4" wells. $5,000'per
acre.
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!
Great Investment Opportun-
ity! 25.67 acres with 2 homes!
$399,000.
REDUCED! 3.36� acres with 4
BR/2 BA home. This 2,800� sf
home is extremely energy effi-
cient. Plenty of room for a'gar-
den or other outdoor uses.
Within walking distance to
shopping and schools. Value
priced at $265,000.
l�acre. Great place for your
new home! Close to schools,
shopping and hospital in
Wauchula. Paved road front-
age. Deed restrictions. Zoned
FR. Lot size 130' X 305'.
$38,500


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

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!

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! REDUCED $229,500.

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


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


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


35' 5TH WHEEL with hookup,
$1,500 and 28' travel trailer,
$1,500. 767-8822. 9:3c
1996. 30' TRAVEL TRAILER with
12: electric slide-out, cold AC,
$3,800.863-735-2220. 9:3p
FOR SALE - 1995 PACE ARROW
37' motor home, make offer. John
Deer 773-6661. 7:30tfc


VERY CLEAN 3BR/2BA duplex.
- No pets, no smoking, need refer-
ences, $500 security, $750 month.
773-9291 or 781-1528. 9:3tfc
APT. & HOUSES FOR RENT. 773-
6667. ' 9:3c
IMMACULATE 4BR/2BA, family
room, like new, 3,000 sq. ft.
Located on 3 1/2 acres & com-
pletely fenced for large animals.
Extremely low utilities, located
next to hospital, Stenstrom Road,
close to Sweetbay. $1,500 month-
ly, first, last and security.
Application and credit check
required. Also option to buy. 863-
899-1714. 9:3-24tfc
2BR/1BA - SOUTH 7th Ave., $650
month, first &last deposit. 781-
2146. 9:3p


TBR/2BA MH, $750 month, first,
last & security. 767-0012. 9:3p
WAUCHULA - LARGE 1BR/1BA,
central A/H, utility room, very spa-
cious. 735-2626. 9:3c


2 BEDROOM UPSTAIRS apart-
ment for rent. No pets, no smok-
ing. $700 per month with a $500
security. Utilities are included.
863-773-6255. 9:3-10Oc


FOR LEASE - Retail/office space,
650 sf. paved parking, land-
scaped, plumbed for barber/-
beauty shop. Hwy. 64 & 17. Call
781-4144.. - 8:20-9:17p
* MOVE-IN TODAY *
1 bed - $300 mo.; 2 bed - $350
mo-up; 3 bed - $450 mo-up.
Close to schools & hospital, no
pets, $200 deposit. Se habla
espanol (863) 698-4910 or 698-
4908. 8:20tfc
DUPLEX APARTMENT in good
neighborhood, Wauchula.r No
smoking, no pets. 2BR/1BA, $550
monthly plus deposit. 781-3570.
8:27-9:3c
WAREHOUSE OFFICE YARD,
brand new, 6,000 SF, 3647 Hwy.
17 frontage in Zolfo Springs for
lease. 239-273-7381.
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Immaculate 3BR 2BA brick home with beautiful landscaping
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3.41 acres of good land with 3BR 2BA MH close to Popash. Central
air & heat - Outside storage - close but with a lot of privacy
$119,000.00
3BR 1.5 Bath CB home - Central air & heat - Carport - Corner
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3/1 Frame home - totally remolded - new doors, floors, paint,
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WE SHARE THE SAME MLS WITH HIGHLANDS COUNTY!
Remember
[ Our listings are on the Internet.
Anyone with a computer can -
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Contact After Hours
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After h
Oralia D. Flores (863) 781-2955
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WAREHOUSES, several different
sizes. Jack Ullrich Warehouses.
773-6448. 3:27tfc
COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL
rentals, 22 locations, apts., trailer,
houses. 863-773-6616 or 863-445-
-0915. 8:6-9:3p-
OFFICE SPACE for rent. Call 773-
4466 for more information. 4:9tfc
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


NEW CABINETS - Very low price.
(All Wood). Call Bob 245-6954.
9:3-1 Op
TRANSLATING AND INTERPRET--
ING services. Please call 773-
6713. 8:6-9:3p


TWILL DO BABY SITliNG in my:
home ,anytime, days, nights,,
weekends, after school. 375-2081
or 445-0572. 9:3-10:1 p
LOOK - SENIORS AND DIS-'
ABLED - Discount rates to care
for you and ALL your needs. Live- '
in or hourly. Call Mora 781-3889.
9:3-10:1 p
AIR CONDITIONING/HEATING
service and repair, certified tech-
nician. Free Estimates. Call.
Edison 863-458-2388. 9:3-10p

'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
IS ALCOHOL CAUSING a prob-
lem? Call Alcoholics Anonymous.
in Hardee County at 781-6414.
Several weekly , meetings.'
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CALL OUR OFFICE TODAY!
You may qualify to receive a grant
for down payment assistance on your new home.
Fronts Peace River nearly CB duplex on Martin Luth-
1/20mile! 89� acs ideal for er King, each w/1BR/1BA,
recreation or horses. 1064�SF. Includes adjacent
Includes cabin, barn, 3 125'x80' vacant corner lot
wells, & 40� ac orange $65,000!
grove. Excellent pasture,
live oaks, & wildlife. Fantastic home on beautiful
$846,000! Peace River with 5 acs.
$275,000!
5 lots in Wauchula w/over
975' total rd frontage. Close 10� ac Valencia grove w/two
to hospital, schools & shop- 4" wells, pump, micro-jet ir-
ping. Call for individual rigation, drain tile $95,000!
lot prices. Buy all for
$95,000! Huge house w/lots of poten-
tial. Large corner lot zoned
Secluded! 10� acs, zoned A- C-1. $135,000!
1 w/creek, partially fenced.
$126,000! Grab your canoe, paddle,
tent! 5� acs w/deeded access
4BR/2BA frame home close to Peace River is native
to schools. $55,000! Florida! Culvert in place!
$100,000!
PRICE REDUCED! Peace-
ful setting! 20� ac fenced Investment, agriculture,
pasture w/pond, 288�SF homesite? You choose w/this
cabin, 4"well inside 60-SF 12� acs of land on SR64!
shed. NOW $170,000! Fenced, w/cleared pasture
& trees $180,000!
Ready to build! 7.5� acs in
Ona, fenced, 24'x24' barn, What a great price! New
pond, house pad, paved rd. 3BR/2BA, 1700�SF, CB
$120,000! home in Zolfo Springs
w/carport, large yard,
Stunning brick home in tile/carpet floors! $140,000!
Golfview! 4BR/2.5BA
w/central vacuum, fire- PRICE REDUCED! Front-
place, Jacuzzi tub, inground age on SR66! 11� ac fenced
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R&J COMPLETE LAWN CARE
and pressure washing, small
engine repair,, reasonable rates,
locally owned and operated. 781-
1443. 7:2-9:3p
DO YOU' NEED A WEBSITE
. BUILT? Call Doug 863-397-9840.
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W.R. 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
***
NEED A WELL OR HAVE PUMP
TROUBLE? CALL
ULLRICH'S PITCHER PUMP
For complete well, sales, !
service and installation,
call (863) 773-6448.
7:18tfc
ATTENTION! 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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LAWN CARE - free estimates. No
job to Big or Small. Dependable,
responsible, reasonable. 773-
-4400 or 474-1172. 8:20-9:10c
EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER for
your elderly/disabled. Bonded
with references. Bathing, dress-
ing, laundry, doctor visits, meals,
companionship, errands. 773-
3781 or cell 405-802-4501.
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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
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CALL BiG DADDY TRACTOR-
SERVICE for all of your tractor
work, mowing, discing, etc. 863-
781-0962. 8:27-10:29p


HUGE FLEA MARKET - Saturday,
8-12 noon, Oasis Campgrounds,
Schoolhouse Rd., Zolfo. Lots of
goodies. 9:3p
YARD SALE: Saturday, 8-1, 591
MLK Jr. Ave. ' 9:3c
3-FAMILY - Friday & Saturday, 8
till dark, Seminole Trail, off of
Cracker Lane, East Main,
Wauchula, 6 1/2 miles. 9:3p
FRIDAY/SATURDAY - 8 til ? - Big
craft and yard sale. Lots of every-
thing, 311 Turner Ave., Wauchula.
9:3p
SATURDAY - 8 till ? Baby
clothes, baby items, maternity
clothes, petite clothes, scrubs,
othermisc. items. 410 North Ohio
-Ave., Wauchula. 9:3c
KING BEDS w/frame on sale,
$200; queen beds w/frame, $175;
full beds w/frame, $150; refrigera-
tors; washers; and lots of other
stuff. Some table and chairs, $50.
Edna Place. 9:3c
SATURDAY - 7 a.m. until noon,
178 Myrtle Drive, Wauchula. 9:3p
SATURDAY/SUNDAY - Rain or
shine. 8 a.m., 1060 Knollwood
Circle, Wauchula. Furniture, elec-
tric scooter, bike, household
goods, clothes, boy scout items,
camping, toys and much more.
9:3p
SATURDAY - 8 TILL ?, 4610
Chester Ave., Bowling Green.
Furniture & clothes. 9:3p
FRIDAY/SATURDAY- 801 Hudson
St., Zolfo. -?, 3 family. 9:3p

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The plate is full. High school sports have started and junior high
ones won't be far behind.
The Hardee varsity Wildcats swept their pre-season game at
Lake Placid 41-0, using all their players. Jake Nowakowski had a
good night at tight end/receiver, hauling in a pair of TD passes.
Chase Revell led the defense with six tackles and a sack.
The 'Cats start their season in earnest this Friday night, with a
battle-royal against the visiting Fort Meade Miners. Both teams
want to start their seasons on a winning note, so it ought to be a
good evening.
Before you head to Wildcat Stadium, stop by the high school
cafeteria at 4 p.m. and get filled up on an enchilada dinner. Get
your $6 tickets from any volleyball player or Coach Ken Leupold.
For information on each high school sport and a map to where
it is being held, go to C2C schools.com and choose the high school,
city and state, then follow the links to the particular sport you want
to know about. They should all be on-line by this week, says ath-
letic director Val Patarini.
Friday night's game is the conclusion of a week of sports,
which started Monday,when girls volleyball went to Sebring. On
Tuesday, girls golf began at home at Torrey Oaks at 4 p.m. and the
swim teams went to Lake Region for a 5:30 meet.
On Wednesday, boys. golf got under way with a home match
against Port Charlotte.
Today (Thursday) is a busy day. Girls golf is at Lakeland at 4
p.m.,swimming at Mulberry at 5:30, volleyball in its first home
match (against Bradenton Southeast) at 6 and 7 p.m., and JV foot-
ball at home against Fort Meade at 7 p.m.
Junior high sports start in mid-September. Girls softball opens
at Sebring on Sept. 21 and football starts Sept. 22, also at Sebring.
We have two guest sports columns for your pleasure. John
Szeligo returns with his college/pro sport's updates and predictions
in Swami. New this year is a Youth Football column by its league
president Paul Paris, giving a rundown of each weekend's games.
Men's Community League finished up its regular season and
post-season, double-elimination tournament, with Mosaic the ulti-
mate winner. That team lost only one game during the season and
none during the tournament. Hardee Merchants placed second in
the tournament and Peace River Electric Cooperative's Legion of
Doom was third. They gave Mosaic the best they could.
Women's Church League will be finishing up this week and it
will soon be time for the Co-Ed League to start playifig.
Information from community and school athletic events is always
welcome. Please call me at 773-3255 or e-mail me at news.heral-
dadvocate@embarqmail.com with news for this biweekly column.
The sports news deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday, except for events
which happen over the weekend. They are due by noon Moidays.






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Time To Get A Home


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Too good to be true?
Most things are, but the
Florida Homebuyer Opportun-
ity Program (FHOP) still has
dollars for,first-time homeown-
ers who don't have enough
money put aside for down pay-
ment and closing costs.
Under the federal stimulus
program of the American
Recovery ,and Reinvestment
Act of 2009, Florida residents,
including those from Hardee
. County, are able to get a local
loan of up to $8,000 for costs
of getting a home.
The money is advanced to the
prospective homeowner and is
repaid when that tax credit
amount is received in the
spring.
Locally, the FHOP program
is operated by the Office of
Community and Development
and General Services, Room
201, 412 W. Orange St.,
Wauchula. The office on the
second floor of the Hardee
County Courthouse Annex I,
has applications.
The home must be purchased
by Dec. 1, unless there is an
extension on the time limit,
always possible in federal pro-


grams. That means, it's impor-!
tant to pick a house, process the
mortgage and be ready tq move
in by Dec. 1.
The prospective homeowner
must attend a homebuyer edu-
cation class; and a one-on-one
credit counseling session, both
designed to help them be suc-
cessful buyers and homeowners
and avoid some of the mortgage
pitfalls some have experienced.,
To be eligible, the maximum
adjusted gross income level is
$75,000 for a single taxpayer
home, and $150,000 for joint
taxpayer households. Gross.
income can be reduced in
households with extreme med-
ical/drug bills, etc.
Hardee County has funding
to assist at least 39 applicants
and just haven't had that many
yet.
Maybe, that's because some
have sufficient resources to
make their own down pay-
ment/closing costs and maybe
because some are reluctant to
have, to return the money when
they get that amount from the,
federal government.
For more information, and to
see if you qualify, stop by the
Community Development
office or call 773-6349.


Floating Your Boat

Labor Day? Beware!


Labor Day traditionally
marks the end of the summer
boating season, and the Florida
Fish & Wildlife Conservation
Commission urges boaters to
use extra caution over the holi-
day.
"We should mark the end of
the summer on a high note,"
Capt. Richard Moore of the
FWC's Boating & Waterways
Section said. "We're urging
boaters to operate their vessels
with caution, slow down a little,
have all the necessary safety
equipment, and wear life jack-
ets. If you drink alcohol, use a
non-drinking designated driver,
and, most importantly, pay
close attention to what's going
on around you."
Florida has one million regis-
tered vessels, and accident sta-
tistics are sobering.
Florida recorded 54 boating
fatalities in 2008, with more
than 70 percent of the victims
drowning. Typically, deaths oc-


curred from falls overboard or
vessels capsizing or flooding.
The FWC urges boaters to pur-
chase and wear an inflatable life
jacket while boating.
Most of Florida's reportable
boating accidents involved a
boat running into another boat,
a fixedlobject, a person in the
water or a submerged object.
The FWC also reminds boat
operators t6 maintain 360-.
degree awareness at all tiines
when on the waters to help
avoid collisions.
"Unfortunately, as boat regis-
trations increase so does the
need for boater education and
safety practices to reduce the
frequency of accidents on con-
gested waterways," Moore said.
He said tragedies too often mar
holiday weekends.
The FWC and many of its
boating safety partners offer
boating safety courses to the
public. For information, visit
MyFWC.com/Boating.


Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn
up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some
don't turn up at all.
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Wildcats Dump Dragons 41-0; Face Fort Meade Friday


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
t Four different players scored,
,and the defense had a great
'night.
In a nutshell, that's the story
iof last Friday night's Pre-season
Classic at Lake Placid.
It will be quite different this
Friday as the Hardee Wildcats
greet the Fort Meade Miners in
the season . home opener.
Hardee fans remember last sea-
son, when the Wildcats gifted
the Miners the game 22-7on six
turnovers. Hardee had taken the
early 7-0 lead but set on self-'
,destruct after the first few min-
utes.
Miner head coach and former
player Jemalle Cornelius is
,blessed with a lot.of talent. The
offensive line varies from a low
of 149 pounds to a high of 295.'
The Miners have seven running
backs 'to choose from. In last,
week's game, LaKevin Camp
scored twice on.an- 80-yard
Pass play and a 53-yard run.
The 183-poundercould be hard
to stop.
S Hardee, however, has its own
offensive corps. Senior tight
end Jake Nowakowski had a
pair of TD catches for 54 yards,
earning Offensive Player of the
.'Game honors. Junior Jarrius
SLindsey is back and healthy,
carrying 10 times for 116 yards
and two TDs. Classmate Jake
Mayer added eight carries for
71 yards and a TD. ,
SOther running backs adding
yardage were senior Antjuan
Jones, 5 carries for 27 yards;
I soph Andrew Hooks four car-
ries for 56 yards and a TD; and
Tre" Anderson two carries% for
12 yards. Senior Ezayi You-


youte started at quarterback and
had nine carries for 101 yards.
Reserve senior quarter Conner
Davis.added two carries to 13
yards during his leadership.
Defensively, the Player of the
Game was junior Chase Revell,
who had six tackles and a sack.
Junior Quinton Carlton added
five tackles and a sack; senior
Tylar Alden had three tackles
and a sack. Jones and No-
wakowski each had three tack-
les. Mary Braddock had a sack
and a tackle late in the game.
For Special Teams, soph
Keshaun Rivers got the nod for
his punt returns. Soph Deonte
Evans. was rewarded for hard
practice as Scout Team Player
of the Game.
"Nothing really stood out. We
played great as a,.team. We held
the opposition to first downs.
They got one on a penalty.
-We're very.happy with the way
they played ona very even keel.
"We need to work on the cen-
ter/quarterback exchange. Cody.
Hernandez. has been replacing
the injured starter Wintz Terrell,
but we hope to have him back
for next; week. We have lost
starting tackle Devon Harris for
four weeks and hope to haye
him back by the first district
game." said head coach Tim
Price.
He expects a battle this week
from Fort Meade, which is "big,
fast and athletic. It will be a
tough game. We'll have our
hands full."
Last week at Lake Placid,,
Hardee had first crack at -the
ball and took full advantage gof
it. The Wildcats started at their
own 20 and took eight plays to
score, with Lindsey going the


#13
Offense


Keshaun Rivers
#1
Special Teams


final dozen yards for the TD. It
was 6-0.
Lake Placid was three and out
and Hardee started again at the
Dragon 41. Three players later,
Youyoute threw 29 yards to
Nowakowski in the end zone.
Mayer ran in the conversion
points. It was 14-0.
AWildcat penalty on the next
Lake Placid series gave the
Dragons their only first down of.


Diviners in search of water hidden underground are known to use forked branches
from the beech tree traditionally called wishing rods. .
In 1984, President Ronald Reagan declared July as National Ice Cream Month, citing
,the food's "nutritious and wholesome" qualities. He decreed that patriotic Americans
should mark the month with "appropriate ceremonies and activities."


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the game. But, on the next play,
Jesus Villegas stopped the run-
ner in the backfield for a loss.
The ensuing punt was muffed
as lingering sunlight blinded the
returned. Lake Placid recovered
the ball at the Hardee 23 but an
Alden sack stopped the,
Dragons cold. A 45-yard field'
goal attempt went wide right.
As the second quarter started,
Hardee was again in possession

Baseball player Roger Marls,
title.


at its 20, then its 15 on a penal-
ty. Undaunted, the Wildcats
combines runs and passes, one
nullified as Youyoute had
moved beyond the line of
scrimmage. He came right back
and threw 25 yards to
Nowakowski for another TD.
The Martin Vega kick was on
the money. Hardee led 21-0.
A bad snap and boot out of
bounds gave Hardee the ball at
the Lake Placid 27. Five plays
later Lindsey pushed over the
'final yard for the score. Vega's
kick went wide left, but Hardee
had a 27-0 halftime lead.
The starters had only one
series for Hardee in the second
half. A fumble gave the ball
back to Lake Placid at its 9-yard
line. The Dragons got a little
breathing room and punted.
Rivers returned it 35 yards, but
a penalty put it back at the


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Passing Completions,
Attempts & Interceptions
Passing Yards
Rushing Attempts/Yards
Total Yards
Turnovers
First Downs
Penalties, Lost Yardage
SCORING'BY QUARTER


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Lake Placid


Wildcat 38.
This final series by the
starters ended four players later
with a Mayer 10-yard TD. run.
The Vega kick was good and
Hardee had a 34-0 advantage.
With another three and out,
Lake Placid punted and Rivers
got the ball at the Wildcat 27.
Senior quarterback Conner
Davis took over, with backs
Hooks and Anderson alternat-
ing carries. Hooks went the
final 30 yards to score the final
TD of the night. The PAT kick
was good and Hardee ended up
with a 41-0 victory.
The teams exchanged posses-
sions a time or two in the final
minutes of the game, as both
benches were cleared, giving
everyone some time on the
field.
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Schedule Of Weekly Services-


n w VWAiruCHT A WAITrHUII.A WAUCHUILA ZOLFO SPRINGS


BOWLING GREEN


APOSTOLIC LIGHTHOUSE
UNITED PENTACOSTAL
CHURCH
310 Orange St.
375-3100
SSunday Morning ..................10:00 a.m.
Sunday Eveniing ... .........6:00 p.m.
(Tuesday Prayer Meeting........7:00 p.m.
iThursday 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 1st & 3rd - ............
4:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
Tues. Prayer/Bible Study ......6:00 p.m.

CHRISTIAN BIBLE
FELLOWSHIP
Hwy. 17 South
SMorning Worship ................10:30 am.
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
Mahi & 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.
SMorning 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
SBible.Study .............. 9-30 a m
Morning Worship 10 45 a m
Discipleship Training . 600pm
Wednesday) Supper 5 30 p m
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ..6:30 p.m.
'Wedfesday 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 ...............11:00 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 ..............11:00 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 ..................1:00 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 ...............11:00 a.m.
Bread of Life - Sunday........12:15 p.m.
The Meeting - Tuesday..........7:00 p.m.


DUWLINllJ ILUEEN r
OPEN iFOIdR)1ULL GO' PEEL
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 offHwy. 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.
SMorning 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
Comm.
Sunday School .......:.........9:45 a.m..
Morning Worship ............1.... 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 ..................11:00 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 .................0:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
_Disciples Training....:............6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship .................: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
5076 Lil.,hurch Rd. - 494-5622
S.fida Sch'lI .. . 10 00 a.m.
. Nia ng WC hp . II 00 a.m.
E\enmg Worship .. .. 6.00 p.m.
Wednesday AWANA for Kids
................................. ...........6:30 p.m .
Wednesday Praye Time.........7:00 p.m.


WAUCHULA

APOSTOLIC ASSEMBLY
Martin Luther King and Apostolic
Rd.
Sunday School .................10:00 a.m.
English 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
z322 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 for locations
CHARLIE CREEK
BAPTIST CHURCH
..6885 State Road 64 East - 773-3447
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.
. ' .'CI~URCH OF CHfRIST ' "
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.m.
Sunday Bible Class..............11:30 a.m.
Sunday Evening Worship ......6:00 p.m.
Wed. Night Bible Class ........7:00 p.m.
Men's Leadership & Training Class -
2nd Supday 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


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Wholesale Nursery

Donnis & Kathy Barber
Hwy. 66 East (863) 735-0470
PO. Box 780 .Zolfo Sprihgs, FL
PO ox70


SCHURCHflP JESUjS CUST
OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
630 Hanchey Rd. - 773-3532
Sacrament Meetihg ................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.... 11:00 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.
)J eves Servicio ......................7:30 p.m.
Viemes Servicio ....................7:30 p.m.
Domingo Servicio................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
CHURCH
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 ..................10:20 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 .
Family Bible Study ............6:00 p.m.

FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
1121 W. Louisiana St. - 773-9243 .
SUNDAY:
Generations Caf6 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-Sth) ..........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 ..........1..........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 ............1.....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.... 11:00 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 ................:00 p.m.
Wed. Bodybuilders Adult Cl.
Crossroads &
Lighthouse Min...........7:00 p.m.

HIGHER GROUND
INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY
1258 W. MAIN STREET


WAUCHULA, FL
Sunday Morning Worship.... 11:00 a.m.
Wed. Night Bible Study ........6:30 p.m.


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.


IGLBSIA 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 THE WORLD
MINISTRIES
Womans Center 131 N. 7th Ave.
Wauchula, FL
Friday Evening ..................... :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.

MINISTERIO INTERNATIONAL
Cambriadores de Mundo
322 Hanchey Rd. - 773-0065
Sunday Service......................9:00 a.m.
Wednesday Service................7:30 p.m.
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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 .................(.. st & 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
912 N. 8th Ave. - 773-6947.
Sunday School ..................... :45 a.m.
Morning Worship ............... 11:00 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 ................11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ......... ........6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ........6:30 p.nm.

PEACE VALLEY LUTHERAN
CHURCH,
1643 Stenstrom Road - 773-2858
1" & 3" Sun. Communion ..10:00 a.m.
2'* & 41' Sun. Divine Worship......10:00
a.m.
Bible Study .......................... 11:15 a.m.
** Fellowship each Sunday after-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 .................. 10:00 a.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 .............11:00 a.m.
Evening Service ....................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7400 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) ........:.......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. llth 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.


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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 W ship ......................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 ................11:15 a.m.
Evening Worship ..................6:00 p.m.
Wed. Night Fam. 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.
C hurch ..................................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 .................... 10:00 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
(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 School ....................9:45 a.m.
'Morning Worship ...............11:00 am.
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 ................ I:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ..................7:00 p.m.
W 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 ...............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.
W orship.............................. 1:00 a.m .
Evenin .................................. 1:00 p.m .
Wed. Bible & Prayer Meet...,7:00 p.m.


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64 E. & School House Road
Church 735-8585 Childcare 735-
8586
Morning Worship ............ ..10:00 a.m.
Children's Church................10:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ..................6:00 p.m.
Wed. Youth & FT.H. ............7:00 p.m.

PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF
GOD FAITH TEMPLE
Oak Street
Sunday Worship ................ 10:00 a.m.
Evening Worship .................7:00p.m.
Tuesday Worship ..................7:30 p.m.
Thursday Worship.............7:30 p.m.
Saturday Worship ..................7:30 p.m.
PRIMERA MISSION -
BAUTISTA HISPANA
S518 8th Ave. E.
Escuela Dominical ..............10:00 a.m.
Servicio del Domingo..........11:00 a.m.
.............................. ............7:00 p.m .
Servicio del Miercoles ..........7:30 p.m.

PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Pioneer Park
2nd Sunday ................... 10:30 am
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
863-781-1578
Sunday Service .................... 11:00 a.m.
Last Friday of Each Month
Movie Night ............ ....... 7:00 p.m.


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

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

SPANISH MISSION
735-8025
Escuela Dominica .. ........10:00 a.m.
Servicio .............................. 11:00 a.m .-'
Pioneer Club ..........................6:30 p.f i
Servicio de la Noche ............7:00 p.m.
lierecoles 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 ...............11:00 a.m.
Training Union ...................... 5:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ..................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer 7 00 p.rmi




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the ball. He valued comfort
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effort, gold above God, self-
indulgence above self-control.
Of him St. Paul wrote,
"Demas has forsaken me, hav-
ing loved the present world."
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Antjuan Jones 12
Martin Vega 12
Quinton Carlton 11
Carson Davis 12
Mikey Retana '0
Jarrius Lindsey 11
Conner Davis 12
Deonte Evans 10
Ezayi Youyoute 12
Colby Baker 10
Jake Nowakowski 12
Andrew Hooks 10
Brandon Darley 11
Kareem Richardson 11
Jake Mayer 11
Tre' Anderson 11
Tony Valdez 12
Chase Revell 11
Jessie Zuniga 9
Dawson Crawford 10
Wintz Terrell 10
Tylar Alden 12
Cody Hernandez 12
Nick Battles 12
Devon Harris 12
Jesus Villegas 12
Dalton Farr 12
Noe Navarro 9
Andy Hunt 11
Jimmy Vallejo 11
Jonathan Kelly 12
Mary Braddock 12
Michael Forrester 11


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5-10
5-11
5-10
5-10
5-10
5-9
5-10
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5-9
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Ronald Jones
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Terrence Medlock
Antwon Knowlton
Eric Nelson
Ricky Blandin
D.J. Cannon
Jamie Willis
Reeshod Reddick
Wade Roberts
Trey Talley
Maurice Russell
De'Vante Clark
Jonathan Mills
Jolkan De La Rosa
Isaiah Beckford
Bryon Bryan
Stephen Williams
Joshua Knight
Chad Selph
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Brandon Lucas
Edgar Perez
Brian Danforth


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183
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6C The Herald-Advocate, September 3, 2009


COUNTY COURT
There were no marriage
licenses issued last week in the
office of the-county court.

The following small claims
cases were disposed of recent-
ly by the county judge:
SL. Cobb Construction Inc. vs.
Robert Butler, voluntary dis-
missal.
Portfolio Recovery Associ-
ates LLC vs. David Trevino Sr.,
voluntary dismissal.
Worldwide Asset Purchasing
II LLC vs. Lisa H. Gough, de-
faultjudgment.
Midland Funding LLC vs.
Robert G. Mosley, judgment.
Chase Bank USA NA vs.
Luther R. McClellan, stipulated
settlementt approved, case dis-
missed.
Forest Glade Apartments vs.
Dite McCafferty, judgment of
eviction.
Beneficial' Florida Inc. vs.
Melinda L. Armstrong and
Dave L. Armstrong, judgment
against Melinda L; Armstrong.


The following misde-
meanor cases were disposed
of recently in county court:.
Matthew Counterman, loiter-
Sing/prowling, not prosecuted.
Charles Louis Caldwell, tres-
pass on property other than a
structure or conveyance, time
Served, $340 fine and court
S costs and $50 cost of prosecu-
tion (COP) placed on lien.
Benjamin Method, battery,
retail theft and resisting a mer-
chant, trespass on property,
S other thai a structure-or con-
..'' veyance. resisting arrest with-
out' violence, and retail theft
(second offense.' one vear in
jail with credit for time served
(CTS), $340 fine and court
costs, $1060 public defender
fees, $50 COP and $10L-inyes-
tigative costs placed on lien.
Celerino Mendoza Lopez,
domestic baltery, not prosecut-
ed.
Jorge Villagrana-Ortega,
trespass other than a structure
or conveyance, adjudication
withheld, $340 fine and court
costs, $50 COP.
Robert Preston Bivens' bat-
tery, probation one year, four-.
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HARDEE COUNTY

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

The Hardee County Office of Community Development will hold a workshop to discuss
the FL Recreation Development Assistance Program for the proposed Hardee Lakes
Park RV Campsites on Wednesday September 9, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be
held in the Office of Community Development, 412 W. Orange St., Rm. 201, Wauchula,
FL. 9
For more information, please contact Janet Gilliard, Director of Community Development
at 863-773-6349. 9:3
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PUBLIC NOTICE

HARDEE COUNTY

The Hardee County Economic Development Authority will accept grant applica-
tions for projects that provide economic development and infrastructure within the
geographic boundaries of Hardee County. The Authority shall rank applications to
the extent of estimated available program funds based on criteria relating to admin-
istrative capacity, public benefit, economic benefits, and public use.

Applications and Program Guidelines are available at the Hardee County Board of
County Commissioners Office, 412 W. Orange Street, Room 103, Wauchula, FL
33873; Phone: 863-773-9430; Fax: 863-773-0958; e-mail: bcc@hardeecounty.net.

Applications will be accepted from October 13, 2009, through November 13, 2009,
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please Note: Site of benefiting business for consideration of these funds must be
located entirely within Hardee County.

For more information, please call 863/773-9430.

Lexton H. Albritton, Jr., County Manager 9:3


less search andseizure, random
screens, no alcohol/bars, no
contact with victims, $677 fine
and court costs, $100 public
defender fees, $50 COP.
Mark Alan Bostick, trespass
on property other than a struc-
ture or conveyance, adjudica-
tion withheld, $340 fine and
court costs, $100 public defend-
er fees, $50 COP.
Timothy Nekada Burks,
resisting a merchant, battery
and retail theft, four months in
jail CTS, $677 fine and court
costs, $100 public defender
fees, $100 COP and $2.99 resti-
tution placed on lien.
Justin Canfield, battery, not
prosecuted.
Scott Colin Fields, petit theft,
four months CTS, $340 fine and
court costs, $100 public defend-
er fees and $50 COP placed on
lien.
Fidencid Ariel Gonzalez,
violation of a domestic violence
injunction for protection, pro-
bation one year, four-hour
domestic violence class, $340
fine and court costs, $100 pub-.
lic defender fees, $100 COP.
Raymond Hernandez,
domestic battery, adjudication
withheld, probation one year,
four-hour domestic violence
class, parenting class, $677 fine
and court costs, $100 public
defender fees, $100 COP, $50
investigative costs; causing a
minor to become delinquent or
dependent, not prosecuted.
Phillip Wayne Kersey, tres:
pass on property other than a
structure or conveyance, trans-.
ferred to pre-trial diversion pro-
gram, $50 COP.
Wesley Lanier, domestic
assault, probation six months,
12-week domestic violence
class, no contact with victims,
$340 fine and court costs, $100
public defender fees, $100
COP; domestic battery, not
prosecuted.
Janice Pace Louissaint, pos-
session of marijuana, adjudica-
tion withheld, probation one
year, evaluation/treattient, ran-
dom screens, warrantless search
and seizure, $340 fine and court
costs, $100 public defender
fees, $100 COP.
Corey Tyrone Outley, two
counts domestic battery and
violation of conditions of pre-


trial release, transferred to pre-
trial diversion program.
Ossie Elliot Sambrano, giv-
ing false identification to a law
enforcement officer, adjudica-
tion: withheld, probation six
months, attend ACF class, $340
fine and court costs, $50 COP,,
20 hours community service.'
Kevin Lee Setters, resisting
an officer without violence,
$340 fine and court costs, $50
public defender fee, $50 COP;
domestic battery, not prosecut-
ed.
Sierra Staton, possession of
marijuana and possession of
drug paraphernalia, 28 days
CTS, $340 fine and court costs,
$50 public defender fees, $100
COP.
Willie James Lee Jr., domes-
tic battery, five months in jail,
$677 fine and court costs, $100
public defender fees, $50 COP.
Rudy Galvin Elisondo, viola-
tion of probation (original
charges two counts domestic
battery and resisting an officer
without violence), probation
revoked, four months CTS,
$100 public defender fees and
$50 COP added to outstanding
fines and fees and placed on
lien.
Allen Michael Fowler, viola-
tion of probation (original
charge possession of marijua-
na), probation revoked, three
months CTS, $100 public
defender fees and $50 COP
added to outstanding fines and
fees and placed on lien.
Lorenzo Hemandez Hernah-
dez, violation of probation
(original charge trespassing on
property other than a structure
or conveyance), probation ..re-
voked, two months CTS, $100
public defender fees and $50
COP:added to outstanding fines
and fees and placed on lien.

CIRCUIT COURT
The following civil actions
were filed recently in the
office of the circuit court:
Kathleen J. Whaley and the
state Department of Revenue
(DOR) vs. Amanda L. Griffin,
petition for child support.
Countryside Home Loans
Servicing LP vs. heirs of Gregg
White, petition for mortgage
foreclosure.
Wells Fargo Bank vs. Ken-
neth T. Mayes and Denise Sa-
mon Mayes, petition for mort-
gage foreclosure.
Countrywide Home Loans
Servicing LP vs. Joshua L.
Suggs et al, petition for mort-
gage foreclosure.
Lori Cutler vs. David M.
Dease, petition for injunction
for protection..
Michael Alday vs. Derek
Alday, petition for injunction
for protection.
SFrancisco S. Aleman vs.
Maria D. Garduno, petition for
injunction for protection.
Todd Alan Barton vs. Ryan
Christopher Garza, petition for
injunction for protection.
Amberly D. Davis vs.
Michael Davis, petition for
injunction for protection.
Ivory Marie Martin vs. Isaiah
G. Train, petition for injunction
for protection.
Robert Shuemake vs. Santi-
ago Olvera Garcia and State
Farm Mutual Automobile In-
surance, damages - auto negli-
gence.
Walter Altman vs. April Alt-
man, petition for injunction for
protection.
First National Bank of Wau-
chula vs. Manuel Camacho Bar-
cenas, Gloria Rodriguez-Villas


et al, petition for mortgage fore-
closure.
First National Bank of
Wauchula vs. Linda G. Ballard
et al, petition for mortgage fore-
closure.
Rossy Miranda vs. Alberto
Gonzalez, petition for injunc-
tion for protection.
Jimmy L. Moss vs. Charles
A. Hubbard, petition for injunc-
tion for protection.
Laura Nelly Villarreal and
Carlos Morales, divorce.
Ronald Moye and Moye
Farms vs. VFS Leasing Co. and
Flagler Construction Equip-
ment, damages - contract in-
debtedness.
Leland Hill Jr. vs. Veronica
L. Hill, petition for injunction
for protection.
Suntrust Mortgage Inc. vs.
Joe Arce arid Maria E. Arce et
al, petition for mortgage fore-
closure.
Valarie Kersey and DOR vs.
Michael Jason Kersey, petition
for administrative child support
order.
Romilia Elmeus and DOR
vs. David Leger, petition for
administrative child support
order.

The following decisions on
civil cases pending in thepcir-
cuit court were handed down
recently by the circuit court
judge:
Wauchula Police Department
vs. Gabriel Romero, order of
forfeiture.
Tonya Carroll and Matthew
Carroll Sr., order.
Timothy James Alderman
and Paula Marie Alderman,
divorce.
Timothy Daniel Cowart and
Jennifer Nicole Cowart,
divorce.
Flores & Flores Inc. vs.
James A. Messana, judgment.
Bobbie J. Barker vs. Jona-
than Pleger, injunction for pro-
tection.
Evelyn Howard Setters vs.
Kevin Setters, injunction for
protection.
Kelly Lee and DOR vs. Terry
Redden, order.
Kara N. Bodiford and DOR
vs. Luis A. Gonsalez, voluntary
dismissal.
MidFlorida Federal Credit
Union vs. Russell Sanchez,
Brandy L. Sanchez, Beatrice
Sanchez et al, judgment of
mortgage foreclosure.
James Ervin Paugh and
Melissa Kae Perry, divorce.
Maria Antonia Dayila and
DOR vs., Randy Rodriguez,
child support order.
Misty Dorena Camnacho and
DOR vs. Kevin Dewayne
Mitchell, child support order.
Heather Dawn Brantley and
Joshua Garrett Brantley, order.
Candice Kimbrough and
Cory Kimbrough, divorce.
Maria Yolanda Perez and
DOR vs. Arturo Albarca, child
.support order.
Dorothy Rivers and DOR vs.
Marvin G. Cook, order on child,
support.


INVITATION TO BID
Stevens and Layton, Inc. is requesting bids from certified DBE-and WBE subcontractors
for the project called Wauchula Water Plant Improvements. Plans can be reviewed at
Public Works Department of the City of Wadchula or by contacting Stevens and Layton,
Inc. at (239) 693-1400. Fax proposals to (239) 693-8630. Bids are due by September 8,
2009, 10:00 AM. 9s:



Las Autoridades de Desarrollo Econ6mico del Condado de Hardee aceptaran solicitudes
para grandes proyectos que proven desarrollo econ6mico y de infraestructura dentro de
las fronteras geogrdficas del Condado de Hardee. Las autoridades situarAn solicitudes
hasta el punto de estimar un program de fondos disponibles basados en el criterio rela-
cionado a la capacidad administrative, beneficios p0blicos, econ6micos y de uso piblico.
Las solicitudes y la Guia del Programa estin disponibles en la Oficina de los
Comisionados del Condado de Hardee, ubicada en el 412 W. Orange Street, Room 103,
Wauchula, FL 33873; Telefono: 863-773-9430; Fax: 863-773-0958; Correo electr6nico:
bcc@ hardeecounty.net. Las solicitudes seran aceptadas desde el 13 ro Octubre hasta el
13 de Noviembre del 2009, de 8:00 a.m. a 5:00 p.m. Favor de Notar: El sitio de los nego-
cios beneficiados por consideraci6n de estos fondos debe ser localizado completamente
dentro del Condado de Hardee. Para mAs informaci6n, por favor Ilame al 863.773.9430.
ANUNCIO POBLICO DEL CONDADO DE HARDEE
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NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE: The Southwest Florida Water Management
District is proposing to amend rules 40D-1.607, 40D-2.091, 40D-2.301, 40D-2.321 and
40D-2.322 F.A.C.

Summary of Proposed Rules: The rulemaking is intended to set forth the permit fees
for applicants electing to apply for 20 year water use permits as being proposed in relat-
ed rulemaking in Chapter 40D-2, F.A.C., and to set forth the conditions to be met to
obtain a water use permit with a 20 year duration, eliminating six year permit durations.
The proposed amendments also set forth the conditions under which a 10 year duration
will be issued and those conditions for which permit durations for greater or less than 10
years or 20 years is appropriate. In addition, the rulemaking is intended to set forth envi-
ronmental resource permitting requirements for issuance of a water use permit for multi-
phase projects that require both a water use permit and an environmental resource per-
mit.

A copy of the proposed rules is available on the District's website at:
http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/rules/proposed/2.php. The person to be contacted
regarding the proposed rules is Karen.Lloyd(@watermatters.ora or Assistant General
Counsel, Office of General Counsel, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida 34604-6899,
(352) 796-7211, ext. 4651.

The District does not discrimination the basis of disability. Anyone requiring reasonable
accommodation should contact Dianne Lee, (352) 796-7211, ext. 4658; TDD only: 1-800-
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.Louissa Froelich and DOR
vs. Daniel Richardson, amend-
ed child support order.
Mary Steele and Jeffery.Lee
Steele, divorce.
Otho A. Barber and Tisha
Dawn Barber, amended divorce
order.
Tammy Wilson Friel and
Ronald Dale Smith, divorce.
Melissa D. Black and James
W. Black, divorce.
Patsy Vickery and Robert
Vickery, divorce.
Priscilla Jones arid Jimmy
Jones, divorce.

The following felony crimi-
nal cases were disposed of
recently by the circuit judge.
Defendants have been adjudi-
cated guilty unless noted oth-
erwise. When adjudication is
withheld, it is pending suc-
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.
Ivan Becerra, violation of
probation (original charge pos-
session of marijuana), proba-
tion revoked, 11 months 29
days CTS followed by one year
community control 1- house
arrest, warrantless search and
seizure, $100 COP added to
outstanding fines and fees and
placed on lien.
Marco Antonio Calvillo,
dealing in stolen property -
amended to lesser petit theft,
adjudication withheld, $325
fine and court costs, $150 pub-
lic defender fees, $100 COP.
Patricia Leanne Farrow, vio-
lation of probation (original
charges resisting an officer
without violence and fleeing to
elude an officer), probation
revoked, two months 10 days
CTS, $150 public defender fees
and $100 COP added to out-
standing fines and fees.
Jerry Garcia, violation of
-probation (original charges bur-
glary of a conveyance and bur-
glary of dwelling/structure
without weapon), probation
modified to 18 months.
Michael Anthony Guerrero,
possession of marijuana, trans-
fer to county misdemeanor
court.
Reynaldo Daniel Hernandez,
possession of marijuana more
than 20 grams - amended to
possession of less than 20
grams, adjudication withheld,
one year drug offender proba-
tion, substance abuse evalua-
tion/treatment, curfew, no alco-
hol or drugs, warrantless search
and seizure, random screens,
$325 fine and court cost, $150
public defender fees, $100
COP.
. Seledonio Lozano, domestic
battery and possession of drug
paraphernalia, probation one
year, $1,002, fines and court
costs, $450 public defender
fees, $200 COP; domestic bat-
tery and possession of metham-


phetamine, not prosecuted.
SNanette I. Prevatt, possession
of hydrocodone, transferred to
drug pre-trial intervention pro-
gram.
Marvin Richard Ritenour,
trespass and larceny, adjudica-
tion withheld, probation 18
months, $520 fine and court
costs, $350 public defender
fees, $100 COP, restitution to
be set.
Tyler Brandon Summers,
burglary of a dwelling -
amended to trespass, probation
one year, $325 fine and court
costs, $150 public defender
fees, $100 COP, $100 investiga-
tive costs, 150 hours communi-
ty service; petit theft, not prose-
cuted.
Christopher Omar Trevino,
grand theft auto - amended to
trespass and felony driving
while license suspended, six
months CTS, $325 fine and
court costs, $150 public defend-
er fees and $100 COP placed on
lien, released to DeSoto County
authorities.
Christopher Lee Mannis,
grand theft, adjudication with-
held, 18 months probation,
$520 fine and court costs, $350
public defender fees, $100
COP, $200 investigative costs,
$2,850 restitution; uttering a
forged instrument, not prosecut-
ed.
Christopher Jermaine Pace,
sale/delivery of marijuana with-
in 1,000 feet of a church/-
school/busirtess, one year eight
months prison CTS, license
suspended two years, $520 fine
and court costs, $100 COP; pos-
session of drug paraphernalia
CTS.

The following real estate
transactions of $10,000 or
more were filed recently in
the office of-the clerk of court:
Ramon and Alma Delarosa'to
Ruben Bautista, $15,000.
Full Quiver Investments
LLC, HWA Properties Inc. and
2325 Hardee LLC to Mitchell
Family Partnership, $60,000.
Dorothy Conerly as trustee to
David and Josephine Garza,
$38,000.
Fred C. Mouser Jr. to JCS
Bees and Pollination Inc.,
$150,000.
Emerson R. Jones Si. to Sean
Murphy, $162,000.
Torrey Oaks RV and Golf
Resort LLC to Dawn D.
Maclaren,$25,000.
Robert A. and Kim Davis to
SStephen E.:and Mary J. Storts.
$17,500. . - ;,

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than dark-haired people.

In England in 1558, beards
were taxed according to
their length.


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paint the difference
between things.
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September 3, 2009, The Herald-Advocate 7C


Saith Temple Hosts Back-To-School Bash


By SANDY SCOTT
Special To The Herald-Advocate
Faiith Temple Church of God
hias been ministering to the.
heeds of Hardee County for 19
years arid Satuiday, Aug. 15,
was no exception.


Pastor Wendell Smith, assist-
ed by 50 church members, host-
ed a Back-to-School Bash for
150 students, many of whom
were accompanied by their par-
ents. By the end of the after-
noon, 230 children and adults


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were led from the church sanc-
tuary at the corner of Seventh
Avenue and Townsend Street,
where they had a morning of
fun and worship, to the adjoin-
ing parking lot for a myriad of
activities.
This community outreach
.program of Faith Temple minis-
tered to the needs of Hardee
County youngsters who not
only participated in a morning
and afternoon of refreshments
and games, but in the end
received new canvas backpacks
.as well.
In three-'hour inte&'als begin-
ning at 10 a.m., 50 students and
parents were .guided into the:
church sanctuary. Here they.
were shown a short welcome'
video, watched a puppet show.
and participated in a high-ener-
gy children's songfest. After!
this 15-miriute greeting that was
.interpreted in Spanish, all the
guests were escorted through,
the side door of the church into
the adjoining lot, where it.
opened up into areas of the chil-
dren's choosing.
A table was piled high with
hot dogs alongside a drink sta-,
tion, where bottled water and
juice were available. Popcorn
was bagged quickly, and chil-
dren selected flavors of snow
cones.
Games of various skill levels
included a bean-bag toss, foot-
ball toss, fishing-pole casting, a
whiffle ball throw, a fishing
booth, and floating ducks. Each
game brought a special prize to
each participant. Meanwhile, a
cake walk was set up in the cen-
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walked away with some of the
best goodies the bakers of the
church could provide, from
cookies to cupcakes to entire
frosted cakes. Each winning
child was introduced by Pastor
Smith and his yellow bullhorn.,
At a covered table at the rear
of the grounds, 100 backpacks
were given out to the children,
who were just as excited to
examine the school supplies.
inside as they were with their
hot dogs, drinks and games.


Another 50 vouchers were
given to those children who did
not receive one of the 100 on
hand, and they were instructed
to return to the church at a later
date to receive theirs.
Another popular tent was
manned by four hairdressers,
who provided haircuts for boys
and girls throughout the morn-
ing and afternoon hours.
This community event was
not new to Faith Temple. It has
been extending a helping hand


to people and families of all
nationalities for many years.
But without sponsors for these-
types of events, the church
would not be able to reach as
many as it hhs over this period'
of time.
About 10 sponsors for the
event provided everything from
hot dogs, buns, juice, paper
goods and bottled water to.
monetary contributions for the
purchase the backpacks and
school supplies.


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8C The Herald-Advocate, September 3, 2009


Stump The Swami
By John Szeligo


Well, Football Fans, it is HERE. Football season is under way.
Don't forget Sept. 4 is "Show your school colors day." You can
wear your college attire to work and celebrate the arrival of fall's
greatest pastime. As the late great football commentator Chris
Schenkel used to say, "What better way to spend a fall afternoon
than watching college football."
The Buccaneers announced the choice of Byron Leftwich as
the starting quarterback. The QB from Marshall University has
been a starter with Jacksonville and wears a Super Bowl Ring from
the Pittsburgh'Steelers: It will be nice to see him firing passes to
Antonio Bryant and Kellen Winslow this fall. Coupled with a solid
running game, the offense should be improved this season.
The Miami Dolphins escaped Raymond James with a 10-6 win
over the Bucs this past weekend in a pre-season game. Chad
Pennington led the Dolphins to the win in a rain and lightning
delayed game. These two Florida NFL teams will meet again in the
regular season in Miami on Nov. 15. Whenever the two of them
meet, the game takes on a special meaning to state fans but for this
author it will go beyond just a rival football game. That weekend
will mark the 39th anniversary of the worst sports disaster in
American History; Nov. 14, 1970 was the day Marshall
University's Thundering Herd was flying home after a tough loss
to East Carolina. The plane crashed on approach to the airport in
Huntington, taking the lives all 75 onboard. The Matthew
McConaughey movie, "We are Marshall," has brought the story
public attention, but for those of us who experienced the event and
its aftermath first hand, it is not just a movie, it's part of you. A spe-
cial, pride watching the two greatest QBs in school history start
against each other in an NFL game is going to be awesome. The
two QBs helped lead Marshall to 117 wins (more than any other
team in the 90s) and two National Championships in 1992 and
1996. ,
The Hardee Wildcats looked good in their 41-0 away win over
the Lake Placid Green Dragons. This week's home opener against
Fort Meade should be a good one. Don't forget to get to the stadi-,
um early to get a good seat. The Wildcats and the Miners are two
of the most successful high school programs in the Heartland and
both:have a huge following of fans. If you want to eat early, don't
:forget the Hardee High Volleyball Team will be having an
Eichilada Dinner for $6. You can get tickets from any volleyball
player or call the school. The dinners will be available at the HHS
cafeteria at 4 p.m. Friday.
Now for this week's Bill 0' Fare:
1.) Charleston Southern at Florida - The Gators are a 73-
point favorite. Tim Tebow and the defending National Champions
will probably light up the scoreboard but the visitors will pick up a
nice paycheck. Two weeks later, Charleston Southern will be back
to play USF in Tampa. Florida 68 Chas Southern 21.
-2.) Miami.at FSU - No Cupcakes here. These old rivals are
going right after it. Barring some "Wide Right" debacle, look for
the Noles to open up happy. FSU 31 Miami 17.
3.) Southern Illinois at Marshall - Thundering Herd stam-
pedes into 2009 with a big win. This is just a prelude to next week
when the Herd tramples into Blacksburg and stuns Virginia Tech.
Marshall 55 SIU 17.
4.) Wofford atUSF - Southern Conference Terriers are no
match for the Bulls. USF 56 Wofford 14.
5.) Samford at UCF - Bobby Bowden's Alma Mater comes
to Orlando looking for a win but the Knights just can't be as bad as
the experts say can they? UGF 24 Samford 20.
6.) Liberty at West Virginia - Mountaineers will give Jerry
Falwell's bunch a "Scoreboard Death " in Morgantown. WVU 58
Liberty 14.


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7.) Tulsa at Tulane - CUSA's always high scoring games
begin with Tulsa putting up numbers in New Orleans. Tulsa 60
Tulane 21.
8.) Akron at Penn St. - Zips get zipped out of Happy Valley
as Jo Pa gets ready to win the Big 10 plus las he distances himself
from Bobby Bowden in wins. Penn St. 52 Akron 10.
9.) Navy at Ohio St. - Buckeyes have got a lot of criticism
about their creampuff schedules after getting blasted by SEC
teams. So, they have upgraded their schedule'~Navy, New Mexico
St., Toledo and some directional school from California called
Southern Cal appear in 2009. Is this an upgrade? At least in 2010
they replace that little directional school from California with a real
football power when Marshall visits the Horseshoe. Hopefully, this
time the Herd won't let them get lucky with a 55-yard field goal at
the buzzer to pull the upset. Can Navy sink the hopes of the faith-
ful this week? Ohio St. 34 Navy 21.
10.) Alabama and Virginia Tech - Atlanta will host this ACC
versus the SEC opener. The Hokies are very short at running back.
The Tide will roll in this game and possibly to back to Atlanta foe
the SEC Championship Game. Alabama 31 Virginia Tech 14.
11.) Western Carolina at Vanderbilt - Commodores open
with an easy win over the Catamounts. They need every W they
can get. Vandy 34 WCU 13.
12.) Kentucky at Miami. ( OHIO ) - What is an SEC team
doing playing at a Mid-American Conference school? Back in
2001 when then MAC Marshall played at Florida, Spurrier was
asked when Florida would return the game to Huntington. He
responded "when Marshall gets 90,000 seats in the stadium." Look
for the Wildcats to roar. UK 56 Miami 16.
13.) .Nevada at Notre Dame - the Lou Holtz National
Champions of 2009 take on the Wolfpack from the West. Anything
to get 6 wins and a bowl. Notre Dame 33 Nevada 17.
14.) Western Michigan at Michigan - Here is one game
where a directional school has a chance to pull it off. After all,
Appy St. did it. Michigan 27 WMU 24.
15.) LSU at Washington - SEC travels to the PAC 10.
Huskies were 0-12 last year. Even a respectable showing would be
good here. LSU 38 Washington 13
16.) Louisiana Tech at Auburn - New coach opens with a W.
Auburn 27 LTU 14.
17.) Georgia at Oklahoma St. - This is the most intriguing
interconference game of the day. Both are solid teams that could be
dark horses in their respective conferences. Oklahoma St. 37
Georgia 24.
18.) BYU at Oklahoma - Game is in Arlington. BYU should
tell the Sooners it's a bowl game. We know what happens to
Oklahoma in bowl games. Oklahoma 35 BYU 33.
19.) Cincinnati at Rutgers - Bearcats lost 10 starters from the
defense that won the Big East in 2008. Rutgers returns a solid o-
line. Rutgers 24 UC 17.
20.) Northern Colorado at Kansas - The Bears from Greeley,
Colorado won three straight National Championships in Division 3.
in the '90s. After Joe Glenn left for Wyoming's head coaching job,
they fell off the radar. Now, they are a member of the Big Sky
Conference. The old Swami actually went to grad.school at UNC
back in the '80s. In those days, the Denver Broncos practiced at
UNC's Nottingham Field. It was cool to get out of class and go over
to watch John Elway during passing drills.. We could get close'
enough to hear the players talking. Oh, the good ole days. Back to
this game, will the Bears get a paycheck or a tune up for the Big
Sky schedule? The game will be on ESPN Gameplan channel 617.
Kansas 31 UNC 20.
There you have it for week one of college football. Next week,
we will have the opening of the NFL as well. Tampa will host the
Dallas Cowboys in week one.
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block traffic.
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LIFE ON THE EDGE
It's called "The Ledge," and while architects and builders
assure its safety, some visitors won't feel terribly secure while
perched on it.
The Ledge is actually a series of glass boxes extending out
four feet from the 103rd floor of the famed Sears Tower in
Chicago, directly out over Wacaker-P ive 1,354 feet below.
The idea of standing on a glass floor, even a bulletproof.and.
reinforced one, provides a sense of jeopardy to the otherwise basic
tourist standard: looking at the view.
"It's the sense of danger, the stepping into this void," accord-
ing to Ross Wimer, a design partner with the architectural firm that
created the glass boxes of The Ledge. "Watching people who were
too afraid to step on it is what made re realize that."
Though many people lined up to savor the new experience,
others did so reluctantly, often at the urging of companions. One
woman visiting from North Carolina started to venture out, then
stepped back. "I don't have that much confidence. It feels too real,"
she said.
But that's exactly what appealed to her 12-year-old daughter,.
who raved, "It's scary like no other. It's like you're floating." She
finally convinced her mother to go on The Ledge for a photo - by
walking out backward and not looking down.
Still, that woman did something that wasn't easy or comfort-
able for her.
Seven hundred miles away in New York Harbor, the Statue of
Liberty's crown was reopened to the public on the Fourth of July.
Access to the crown of the 123-year-old monument had been pro-
hibited after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
People can once more climb the 354 steps to the top for a
glimpse of the harbor and the city. Tightened safety measures
include two security checkpoints. Moreover, visitors planning to
make the climb need to make reservations, and they are warned
that it isn't for the faint of heart. Since there's no air conditioning,
the temperature can be 20 degrees hotter than outside. '
Still, people line up in droves.
Perhaps the act of pushing yourself to make the climb or to stand
on the edge - or to do anything that seems daunting.- is part of
the appeal.
While there's a vast difference between playing tourist and
exploring unknown worlds, there remains an underlying human
desire for new,experiences, even when the cost is fear, discomfort
and even danger.
For most of us, a moment of exhilaration and an unforgettable
memory is our triumph. But, just maybe, we can get something
more out of our next mini-adventure. Think about thepeople who
have gone before - those who created our history, built our cities
and culture, and added to our human knowledge and achievements.
Then, we could even think about the unknown places we long
to explore within ourselves.
If we can handle the minor fears, discomforts and dangers of a
day's outing, maybe we can face the larger challenges and desires
of the heart. Ask God to show you how.
For a free copy of "Your Own Good - How To Care For Your
Whole Self," write: The Christophers, 5 Hanover Square, New
York, NY 10004; or e-mail: mail@christophers.org.

Turbulence is life force. It is opportunity. Let's love tur-
bulence and use it for change.
-Ramsay Clark


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