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Hardee County's Hometown Coverage


111th Year, No. 15
4 Sections, 34 Pages


460
plus 44 sales tax


Thursday ar 2011


Livestock Market Plans' To Reopen


By MICHAEL KELLY
Of The Herald-Advocate
The Hardee Livestock Mar-
ket could reopen as soon as
April 4 thanks to some local
help and support, according to
Janice Wheeler, the market's
former general manager.
Wheeler is currently selling
shares for $1,000 to local ranch-
ers and interested parties, and


will serve as general manager
of the new corporation.
Wheeler needs to raise a min-
imum of $250,000 to reopen the
market, which closed in De-
cember, but would like to raise
$300,000 or more.
The Industrial Development
Authority has agreed to provide
$100,000 to satisfy the new
company's bonding obligation


before it can reopen, if Wheeler
raises the needed funds.
"The Hardee County
Industrial Development Ati-
thority recognizes the impor-
tance of the beef industry to
Hardee County and the region,"
said Executive Director Bill
Lambert.
The conditions of the loan are
that it is subject to the corpora-


tion raising the needed funds
and having a suitable cosigner
of the note assuring repayment
in the event of a default,
Lambert said.
The IDA could consider for-
giveness of all or part of the
loan in the future at an IDA
meeting, Lambert said.
Wheeler said the IDA and
Lambert were a big help in get-


ting the market reopened.
The bond is required to
ensure the sellers get paid for
livestock sold at the market, in
the event the market does not
have the needed funds to cover
t2e payments.
WVheeler explained that sell-
ers get paid by the market'
immediately, at the time of the
sale. The market, however, typ-


ically must wait a week or so to
get the payment checks in from
the buyers.
She said large buyers must
also be bonded to protect the
sellers and the market.
In order for the market to "be
successful, Wheeler said it
needs to sell 450 head of cattle
per week. Wheeler noted
See REOPEN 2A


Filing Period Opens



For City Candidates

Gov. ick Scott Vacated 5 Seats

Due To Incumbents' 'Wrongdoing


PHOTO BY MICHAEL KELLY
Janice Wheeler sits in a rocking chair in the empty auction arena at the Hardee Livestock Market on Wednesday. She
hopes the room will once again be full of buyers in the coming weeks.




Man Gets 20 Years In Shootinq


By CYNTHIA KRAHL
Of The Herald-Advocate
A 30-year-old Bowling Green
man who shot a man he had
been feuding with has been sen-
tenced to 20 years in state
prison.
Eligio Gomez-Muniz, then of
4630 Chester Ave., was arrested
by Bowling Green police on
July 20, 2009, and charged with
attempted second-degree mur-
der. He remained in custody at
the Hardee County Jail pending
trial.
But a plea agreement worked
out between Assistant State
Attorney Gene Malpas and de-
fense lawyer Sipreano Rios of
Punta Gorda has removed the
need for a trial. Malpas agreed


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INDEX
Classifieds ......... 6D
Community Calendar ..3A
Courthouse Report ... 7B
Crime Blotter ....... 8B
Hardee Living ....... 2D
Information Roundup ..3A
Obituaries ..........4A




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to drop the sentencing enhance-
ment imposed for use of a
firearm in exchange for a "no
contest" plea.
Gomez-Muniz entered that
change of plea last week in
Hardee Circuit Court. Circuit
Judge Marcus J. Ezelle then
handed down the 20-year prison
term.
Bowling Green police Capt.
Brett Dowden, who made the
original arrest, lauded last
week's resolution of the case.
"We are very pleased. This is a


very good outcome," said
Dowden.
"He is taking responsibility
for his actions," the captain
added. "It is a great savings to
the taxpayers to avoid having to
put on a trial."
Dowden noted that Gomez-
Muniz will be deported after
serving his prison time.
Meanwhile, the shooting vic-
tim, Rogelio Ortega, 31, of
4823 Sally Blvd., has been in
and out of the hospital since
-See SHbOTING 3A


Gomez-Muniz


@y JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Potential candidates have
next week to file for a seat on
the Wauchula City Commis-
sion.
There are five openings in all:
District 1, Seat One; District 2,
seats Three and Four; District 3,
Seat Five; and At-Liarge Seat
Seven. -:-
To be eligible to run, an inter-
ested person must be at least 18
years of age, and be a registered
voter and a resident for at least
a year in the district he or she
will represent, with 'the excep-,
tion of the at-large seat, for
which a candidate may reside
anywhere within the city limits.
District 1 is all the city terri-
tory east of Sixth Avenue (U.S.
17 South). District 2 is west of
Sixth Avenue and north of Main
Street. District 3 is west of
Sixth Avenue and south of Main
Street.
Qualifying is from noon
Monday to noon next Friday,
March 25. Candidates need to
file with the city clerk at the
Administration Building at 126
S. Seventh Ave, Candidates
must designate the seat for
which they are running.
To qualify, there are a couple
of papers to be signed, designat-
ing the seat sought, attesting to
eligibility and such. There is a
$61.60 filing fee.
Only registered voters may
cast a ballot in this Special
Election.
Registration books are open
through 5 p.m. on April 11, and
anyone who will be 18 by the
May 10 election date may pre-


register at the Supervisor of
Elections Office in Courthouse
Annex II, at Oak Street and
U.S. 17 South (315 S. Sixth
Ave.).
Early voting will be held at
the Elections Office from Mon-
day through Saturday, May 2-7,
from 8 a .m. to 5 p.m.
Election day is Tuesday, May
10, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the
precinct in which a voter is reg-
istered. Precinct 4 is in the
Fellowship Hall of First United
Methodist Church, 207 N.
Seventh Ave.; Precinct 6 is at
County Commission Chambers,
Courthouse Annex I, Room
102, 412 W. Orange St.; and
Precinct 10 is in Wauchula City
Hall, 225 E. Main St.
Background
The five Wauchula City
Commission seats are open
because of the ouster of five
commissioners: District I's
Val Patarini; District 2's Dan
Graham and David Royal;
District 3's Clarence Bolin; and
the At-Large seat of Jerry
Conerly.
Gov. Rick Scott, because of
their violation of state law, gave
the five commissioners a choice
of resigning or being removed
from office by 5 p.m. on Feb. 4.
Four resigned and Graham was
removed by order of the gover-
nor.
State Statutes 112.51(2) and
112.51(5) mandate that when a
municipal official is charged
with a misdemeanor related to
the duties of office and is con-
victed-as these five commi-
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Repair Questions Stall Project
3y JOAN SEAMAN Brown said Tuesday that a
)f The Herald-Advocate new rocf was put on in 2006,
Everyone agrees it's ready to following the damages of Hur-
o, but each is waiting for the ricane Charley. "It's a 20-year
their. roof, it doesn't need replacing.
The proposed $300,000 reno- That's just something he wants.
ation of a downtown store for He hasn't contacted me in three
ears is unofficially on hold as weeks. If someone else wants to
ach of the players expects move in here, I'll go ahead with
ome action from someone else that."
actually get it going. The county Industrial Devel-
According to property owner opment and city Community
.oy Brown, who has been Redevelopment Agency have
workingg on the entire section designated a combined
om 121 to 125 West Main $300,000 for remodeling the
street, the sale of the 121 W. store for a new downtown busi-
[ain Store that was at one time ness.
McCrory's is waiting on sign- IDA director Bill Lambert
ig of the contract by Joel and CRA/Main Street director
[cQueen, Sears local fran- Jessica Newman said they are
hisee. waiting for the contact to be
McQueen said late last week signed for Sears to purchase the
iat "it is still in the works." He building. They want to be sure
waiting for word on.repairs the contract includes a condi-
n the air-conditioning, floors, tion that if McQueen defaults,
bathrooms and roof." He ex- the city, through CRA, would
ects it to take a year for bids to have first right to purchase the
o out and the work to be done. building Then, they will adver-
f it's not fixed, I can't buy it; tise for bids for renovation of
ne thing depends on another." See SEARS 3A


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By MESQUA FIELDS
For The Herald-Advocate
It is a well-known fact that
Hardee County is home to
many talented people-mainly
a lot of hidden talent.
Endtime Crossroad Ministry
Inc. hopes to uncover some of
those gifted people in hosting a
community-wide Talent Show
as a fundraiser. In fact, the stage
will be wide open and waiting.
The Talent Show is open to
any who wish to be a part of it.
"We really just want participa-
tors, not just talent," said Joyce
Hines, one of its organizers.
"What we're really trying to do
is pull everyone in the county
together because there is so
much that has kept us apart.
Color doesn't matter; just that
you express the talent God has
given you."
Hines says the night should
be about having fun and prais-
ing God at the same time.
There are no auditions re-
quired. Individual performers
must pay a registration fee of
$15 to be part of the show, and


groups of two or more have a
fee of $25.
The act can be anything from
stand-up comedy to singing, or
from playing an instrument to


doing a skit. "The only thing we
ask is that there is no profanity,
and that it's Christian," says
Hines
See TALENT 2A


'Story Of Jesus' Tickets Available
By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Tickets are available now for the upcoming
"Story of Jesus."
The nationally known Passion Play begins its
five-weekend run on March 25-26 at the Cattle-
man's Arena off Altman Road west of Wauchula.
The three-hour drama features a cast of 200 vol-
unteers and over 100 animals in portraying the life
of Jesus Christ from His birth through His crucifix-
ion and resurrection.
Tickets are $16 for children, seniors and groups
of 25 or more. They are $18 for adults and $14 for
the arena end sections.
To order, check the website www.storyofjesus.-
com or call 375-4031.


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2A The Herald-Advocate, March 17, 2011


[ The Herald-Advocate
Hardee County's Hometown Coverage
JAMES R. KELLY
Publisher/Editor
CYNTHIA M. KRAHL


JOAN M. SEAMAN
Sports Editor .



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PHOTO BY MICHAEL KELLY
Usually loud and full of excitement, the auction arena at the Hardee Livestock Market has been quiet for months.
Janice Wheeler is working diligently to get the market reopened and back to life beginning in April.


Proton TherapyFor

Childhood Cancers


Kelly's Column



The 43rd Ben Hill Griffin Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament will
be held Friday and Saturday, March 25-26, at the Lake Wales
Country Club'on SR-60. Cost to enter is $275. A few openings
remain. Call Kathy Howard at 863-635-2251. A practice round is
available on March 24 for $25.
The public is invited to attend free of charge. Several Hardee
Countians play in the tournament.
Bruce Scamehorn of Winter Haven has won this event 11
times. Dean Hiers has 6 titles, and Hardee native Ben Norris won
3 times, in 1993, 1999 and 2003. 41
The field of golfers is divided into divisions. After the first day
golfers are divided into three flights within their division. The host
is Ben Hill Griffin III, board chairman and CEO of Ben Hill Griffin
Inc.

The Hardee County Cancer Support Foundation operated by
Don Bissette helps local cancer patients with expenses such as
gasoline, loans of wheelchairs and wheelchair lifts, motels and
some diagnostic tests and medicines. This is .the former Ken Weis
Cancer Foundation. f
Bissette is currently selling raffle/donation tickets for $1 each
for a May 27 drawing for a 46-inch Sears Craftsman riding lawn
mower, a Kenmore dual BBQ grill, and a laptop computer. He sells
tickets personally at Hess BP, Pioneer Restaurant, Paul's Kitchen
and Gloria's Restaurant.
Bissette is, helping 38 local cancer patients. He and the board
members are not paid. The board consists of president Dr. Ross
Hendry, vice president Dr. Mark Sevigny, secretary Angie Pate,
treasurer Tessa Graham, John Terrell, Frankie Vasquez, and Katy
Sexhour.

A March 11 letter to the editor of the Lakeland Ledger by
Sharon Allen of Lake Wales blasts the Republican Party for extend-
ing tax cuts to the wealthy and for "two senseless wars that were
invasions by the U.S."
She thinks the GOP leaders should reduce the national deficit
and the national debt by getting out of Iraq and Afghanistan and
raising taxes on the wealthy, not by targeting the poor, sick and eld-
erly. The war money could have been spent on education, health
care and modern transportation, she said.

Jim Mitchell of Lake Wales wrote in the March 11 Ledger in
another letter that Gov. Rick Scott is "destroying the opportunity
for Florida to have the first truly high-speed rail system in the
country."
Mitchell has ridden high-speed rail in China, Japan and
Europe, which is "a cost-efficient, safe and inexpensive method of
mass transportation."
He said high-speed rail will be even more important in the
future if Florida's population continues to grow and gasoline prices
keep rising.
The federal government wanted to give $2.4 billion (which it
would have to borrow) toward "high-speed rail from Tampa to
Orlando along the 1-4 corridor. Ohio and Wisconsin have also
turned down federal funds for high-speed rail, but at least five
states want Florida's share.
The U.S. has a $14 trillion national debt and a budget dificit of
about $1.4 trillion.
Short-term the project looks expensive but long-term looks
promising if it would break even and not cost taxpayer subsidy.
Gov. Scott and President Obama both have their merits and strong
points.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday, March 23,
will have a public hearing at the Lakeland Center on the central
Florida environmental impact of phosphate mining. The meeting is
at 701 W. Lime Street at 6:30 p.m. A website is www.phos-
phateaeis.org.
The is part of a lawsuit by environmentalists against permit-
ting new phosphate mines without an area-wide environmental
impact study.
The two sides are we need phosphate to help feed the world vs.
what will the environment be like when mining and reclamation is
completed.

Former Florida Gov. Bob Graham (1979-87), a Democrat, this
week blasted current Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, for his plan to
cut education funding, eliminate money for Florida Forever, and
dismantle the state agency that oversees growth management,
wrote Lucy Morgan of the St. Pete Times.
"This idea of selling Florida as the cheapest state--'well that's
what we've got now. To drive down (costs) at the expense of young
people's education is wrong."
"Florida is a wonderful place to live. But it is a fragile place,
and we have to keep investing in the things that will retain that high
quality of life."
Graham, 74, said efforts to attract new businesses to Florida
could be harmed if there is a decline in quality of education
and life.
He criticized Scott for proposing state employees paying part
of their retirement and higher health care payments. Graham was a
U.S. senator from 1986-2007. Graham voted against the invasion
of Iraq, which took a lot of political courage at the time when
President Bush was highly popular.
In Scott's defense, he has not proposed any cuts in Florida's


One of the most advanced'
cancer treatments, proton thera-
py, is a precise form of radiation
that uses a beam of protons to.
deliver radiation directly to the'
tumor, destroying cancer cells
while sparing surrounding
healthy tissue and vital organs.
"Proton therapy can be espe-
cially beneficial for children
whose bodies are still develop-
ing," explained Anita Mahajan,
M.D., Director of Clinical
Pediatric Radiation Oncology at
MD Anderson.
A proton beam enters the


body with a low dose of radia-
tion and deposits its maximum
energy directly at the tumor
site. The ability of proton thera-
py to precisely target tumors
makes it ideal for treating
. young cancer patients. Its accu-
racy lets it treat tumors near or
within sensitive organs while
limiting radiation exposure to
healthy parts of the body. As a
result, patients often experience
fewer side effects.
"We know children are much
more susceptible to the short-
and long-term effects of radia-


REOPEN
Continued Fiflk


Hardee 'County is home 16
50,000 beef cattle and 12,000
dairy cattle.
She feels the market being
community-owned will help
keep the numbers up.
"Instead of me begging peo-
ple for cattle, I will have 200 to
.300 shareholders getting people
to bring their cattle to the local
market," Wheeler said.
Wheeler said about half of
the cattle sold at the Monday
market are brought in from out-
side the county.
"We have a lot of smaller
ranchers who bring them in on
the weekends that have Monday
through Friday jobs," she
added.
Wheeler said the market's
closing had a negative effect on
Hardee Ranch Supply and on
Tractor Supply, which are both
located nearby.
The shareholders in the new
company will elect a board of


diiffetc.Tdfld detrm'in h
company will operate an
and how dividends will I
She plans on having t
shareholder meeting the
April.
Investors can buy as
shares as they would li
said.
The Hardee Livestoc
ket opened in 1942 an
recently employed 28 pe
sale days and three peop
time, Wheeler said.
Wheeler is confident
raise the needed funds
end of next week to reot
market by her target da
'said she has gotten a
encouragement from pe
the community.
"With the extra comr
support, the market will
open," Wheeler said. "
think the community eve
ally thought it would clo


TALENT
Continued From 1A


The deadline to enter the
Talent Show is this Sunday, but
if you still wish to enter after
the posted deadline, check with
organizers. To register, contact
Michael McMillian or Dillet
Fredrick at 863-767-2985 or
863-473-1263.
The Talent Show will be held
on Saturday, March 26, at 7
p.m. in the historic Wauchula
City Hall Auditorium on East
Main Street. For those who
wish only to be a spectator, the
cost for admission is $3 at the
door.
What makes this Talent Show
unique is that it will feature two
of Hardee County's very own
successful musicians:
"Star," also known as Iren
Brown of Bowling Green, is the
daughter of Shirley Brown. She
graduated from Hardee Senior


High and presently res
Jacksonville, where
attending school and sin
a Christipn group called
ence Flower Iniercessic
has even made her owq
The othef local who,
featured in the' Talent S
"Saint Nik." The son of
Theron Jones, the B
Green native is also kn
N'Kosi Jones. Saint N
resides in Pensacola, w
is a professional Christi
per.
These two special con
at the Talent Show are c
Hines noted, "Talent de
runs in the family witi
two."
Endtime Crossroad IV
asks for the community
port of this family event


parks and drug and alcohol treatment. Scott has inherited
decrease in state tax revenues and less federal funding. It ha
proven you don't necessarily improve the quality of educate
throwing more money at it.

I do feel the new governor was out of bounds recent
removing five Wauchula City Commission members for Su
Law violations. They had already been charged, gone to
plead no contest and paid their fines, and most had been re-e
to a new term of office late last year, all under the governors
Charlie Crist. They also suffered adverse Page-1 newspaper
licity over their deeds. I think, if removed from office, it
have been done by Gov. Crist.


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tion and anything we can do to
reduce radiation exposure to
normal tissue is critical," said
Dr. Mahajan.
Some of the childhood can-
cers treatable with proton thera-
py include tumors of the head,
neck, spinal cord, heart, lungs
and, most commonly, brain-
which is what brought Matthew
Rager and his family to the pro-
ton center.
Life changed for the Rager
family when their 5-year-old
son Matthew had a seizure in
the middle of the night. Prompt-
ing the discovery of a brain
tumor, the seizure led to a
nationwide search for the best
cancer treatment for the child.
"We got involved in an online
support group for pediatric
brain tumor parents," Denise,
Matthew's mother, said. "They
all encouraged us to go to a top
hospital in the country. So we
found MD Anderson, which at
the time was one of only a few
proton centers in the U.S."
-Knowing the possible side
effects of traditional radiation
in children, the Ragers decided
that proton therapy was the best
option for Matthew.
"With proton therapy, we are
able to target a higher dose [of
radiation] directly into the
tumor, which allows us to mini-
mize side effects during and



Tips For T

Medication And


lot of Have you ever skipped a dose
ople in of a prescription drug or taken
less than prescribed? Have you
imunity ever started taking a prescribed
'remain medicine and then stopped? Or
I don't have there been times when you
er actu- did not even pick up the first
)se." prescription of a new medicine
prescribed by your doctor from
the pharmacy? Did you know
that not taking medicines as
prescribed by your doctor for
chronic conditions, such as high
blood pressure or diabetes, can
make you sicker and even result
in a hospital stay or emergency
ides in room visit that could have been
she is avoided? This is called "med-
ging in ication nonadherence," an issue
d Lawr- that not only impacts your
on. Star .health, but also results in esti-
CDs_ mated costs to the U.S. health
will be care system of approximately
Show is $300 billion each year.
the late Some of the most common
bowling reasons for not. taking medi-
lown as cines regularly include cost and
ik now side effects, but a recent study
here he found there are also more subtle
ian rap- reasons, which people may not
even realize are influencing
tenders their behavior. The study, spon-
cousins. scored by CVS Caremark and
finitelyy conducted by Minds at Work, a
h those: consulting company based in
Cambridge, Mass., looked at
Vlinistry people .who said they would
y's sup- like to be taking their medicine
as prescribed but weren't com-
pletely sure why they were not.
The study revealed that, of
those individuals who partici-
pated in the survey:
Twenty-four percent be-
a large lived that taking prescribed
a large medicines interfered with per-
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after treatment," said Dr.
Mahajan.
With Denise and her hus-
band, Eric, convinced that pro-
ton therapy was right for their
son, the family temporarily
relocated from California to
Houston for Matthew's daily
proton therapy treatments.
Their experience led them to
purchase a condo there called
Matthew's Miracle House,
which provides temporary
housing for families who need
to travel to Houston for cancer.
treatment.
Now 9 years old, Matthew is
cancer-free and continues to do
well. So well, in fact, that the
fourth grader is on an eighth-
grade math level and he enjoys
reading and the challenge of
strategy games.
With internationally recog-
nized pediatric cancer special-
ists, MD Anderson Proton
Therapy. Center is a leader in
treating cancer in children.
Since the center'opened, it has
treated more than 400 pediatric
patients. Today, the center
remains one of only nine proton
therapy centers nationally-and
is the only one to be integrated
with a comprehensive cancer
hospital.
For more information, visit:
www.mdanderson.org/proton-;
forkids.



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social life.
Twenty-one percent said
that taking medicine made them
feel as if they were losing con-
trol of their lives and by stop-
ping their medicine they were
"resisting authority."
Seventeen percent believed'
that taking medicine made them
feel old or gave them another
identity (i.e., as a patient) that
they didn't like.
Recognizing the reasons.why
you are not taking a prescribed
medicine can be the first step
toward addressing the problem,
getting back on track and stay-
ing healthy. Here are some
other tips for keeping up with
your prescriptions:
If cost is a concern, consid-
er switching from a brand-name
medicine to a generic. Generic
medicines offer a safe and
effective option at a fraction of
the cost. In fact, hundreds of
popular brand-name drugs are
now available as generics,
which can help you save 30-80
percent on prescription drug
costs.
Talk to your health care
professional. If medication side
effects are bothering you, talk
with your doctor, nurse or phar-
macist-you might be able to
switch to a different medicine
or adjust- the timing of your
dose to lessen the problem.
Taking your medicine regu-
larly is not always easy-but the,
benefits are just what the doctor
ordered.


A rat can go without water for a longer period of time
than a camel can.

Aoorigines are thought to have been able to cross the
Torres Strait from New Guinea to Australia, then at least
43 miles across, as early asi55,000 B.C.

It is all right to hold a conversation but you should let go
of it now and then.
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sisoners were on June 30, 2010
-"the governor shall remove
such municipal official from
office."
It adds that "any person who
pleads guilty or nolo contender
or who is found guilty shall be
deemed to have been convicted,
notwithstanding a suspension of
sentence or a withholding of
adjudication."
All five plus former commis-
sioners Connie Spieth and De-
Lois Johnson were charged last
May with second-degree misde-
meanors, the violation of the
state's Government in the
Sunshine Law. The charges
stemmed from closed meetings
they held on Sept. 14, 2009, and
March 1, 2010.
All seven appeared before
Circuit Chief Judge J. David
Langford on June 30, 2010,
entered into plea agreements
and then were ordered to pay
fines and investigative costs
ranging from $500 to $800.
On the basis of these sen-
tences, Scott followed state law
and ordered them to resign or
be removed.
He has since said that if the
city's voters, knowing all the
facts of the ex-commissioners'
wrongdoing, choose to re-elect
them, he will not again remove
them. His spokesman has said,
however, he knows of no prece-
dent where any ousted official
then turned around and ran to
fill his own vacancy.
Because these former com-
missioners violated state law,
drawing disciplinary action by
the Governor's Office, the city
has been without a quorum of
commissioners to take any offi-
cial actions.

Current Situation
A portion of Wauchula's City
Charter may come into play
here. Section 306 (C) says, "No
former elected city official shall
hold any compensated ap-
pointive city office or employ-
ment until one year from the
date he leaves elected office,
whether by resignation, re-
moval or expiration of the term
of said office."
There are only three compen-
sated appointive positions in the
city: city clerk, city manager
and city attorney.
Are city commissioners com-
pensated employees? They
receive $200 per month salary,
$200 expense monies and a $30
utility credit. If they so choose,
they are eligible for health
insurance paid by the city.

Facts
It was the ex-commissioners'


Dear Editor,
I am writing this letter to the
paper to let folks of Hardee
County know that there is a
support foundation here in our
community that helps people
with cancer.
My name is Denise Miller
and I am battling lung cancer.
The rides to Moffitt every day
can get very expensive. The gas
and meals alone can cost a great
burden on a family who is
already dealing with more than
they need.
We have a foundation right
here in our community that
helps people to relieve the
worry. It's called the Hardee
County Cancer Support Foun-
dation. Not only do they help


the 9,000-square-foot building.
The $300,000 grant for the
store upgrades will be forgiven
at 20 percent per year. Mc-
u ieenias a five-yeas franchise
with Sears. Under the proposed
contract, he would pay only
interest payments of $1,250
monthly for five years, with the
$500,000 purchase price due at
,the end'of that time.
Lambert and Newman said
they considered other options,
but felt it was important to work
on downtown development.
They felt Sears would be an
anchor tenant, a visible brand
name business .to help down-
town development.
"Should we just continue to
let downtown deteriorate. Or,
should we fix what we can and
increase the tax base and viabil-
ity of downtown?" asked Lam-
bert. "It may be distasteful to
people either way, but we can't
just let downtown sit there and
die," he added.
Newman, who came from a
similar position in Kissimmee


violations of State Statutes and
the City Charter which had got-
ten them into trouble.
As Consultant Robert E. Lee
said in his March 29, 2010,
report to the commission, "It is
clear that some of the commis-
sioners have all routinely con-
ducted city business in a man-
ner inconsistent with the City
Charter . In addition, the
Mayor and at least one other
member of the City Commis-
sion (Commissioner Conerly)
have been communicating
directly with a couple of
Department Heads regarding
city operations and City Man-
ager decisions, without the
knowledge of the City Man-
ager. Commissioner Conerly
stated he has not communicated
one-on-one with the City
Manager since last fall 2009."
This side-stepping the city
manager appears to be a direct
violation of Charter Section
3:06 (B), ". . neither the City
Commission or its members
shall give orders to any city
employees, either publicly or
privately, directly or indirectly.
... It is the expressed intention
hereof that recommendations
for improvement in city opera-
tions by individual commis-
sioners be made to and through
the City Manager."
It continues, "Any violation
of a provision of this section by
a member of the City
Commission shall constitute
grounds for removal from
office."
Charter Section 3:09 (C)
states, "All meetings of the City'
Commission shall be open to
the public."
The public includes city
employees, who cannot be
asked to leave a commission
meeting. This provision was
violated-on at least two. occa-
sions, when city staff and the,
public were asked to leave.
These occasions were the ones
for which the commissioners
were criminally charged.
Charter Section 5:07 on
"Taking Office" says, "Newly
elected city officials shall take
office at the first regular City
Commission meeting after the
election has been certified." Yet
commissioners swore in newly
elected John Freeman on Sept.
13, 2010, but refused to seat
Russell Smith, preferring in-
stead to focus on Charter
Section 3:07, which says the
commission "is the judge of the
qualifications, elections and
returns of its members." They
questioned his residency, called
for a hearing, and after that
Sept. 29 session acknowledged'


with gas and food, but they also
help with doctor visits, hotel
rooms if you have to stay, coun-
seling, and even with your med-
ications.
All you need to do is call or
visit Graham Income Tax
Services, Sevigny & Associ-
ates, Frankie's or Jan's to pick
up an application.
So remember to save all of
you receipts, You will need to
have them to be reimbursed.
They have helped my road to
recovery to be less stressful
because I have not had to worry
about things like the gas, food
and some of the other things I
have mentioned above.
Denise Miller
Ona


with glowing recommendations
from the city and Osceola
County, explained the CRA's
function. "It is to revitalize,
rehabilitate and restore urban
blight, to replace deterioration
with a place to be proud of. It
may include -such things as
sidewalks, lighting and parks,
but also includes building re-
placement or repair so there is
civic pride in the community."
She continued, "You have to
factor in the successability and
tax growth, the betterment of
the community." "
Lambert pointed out that the
IDA funds being used are not
the usual phosphate severance
tax dollars, but the Mosaic eco-
nomic development monies
designated for this purpose.
CRA is funded on taxes,
called tax increment funds, a
portion of city and county taxes
over 1997 values set aside for
redevelopment. CRA recently
updated its five-year plan to
include several projects to
enhance the community.


Smith was, indeed, a resident of
District 1.
That charter section, howev-
er, deals with the commission's
discipline of itself, and contin-
ues, "The commission may pre-
scribe penalties for nonatten-
dance or disorderly conduct of
its members and enforce it ...
by forfeiture of city salary and
removal from office."
The commissioners seated
Smith on Sept. 28, only after his
lawyer pointed out their viola-
tion of their own charter.
There is no provision in the
City Charter for retirement ben-
efits for city commissioners, as
they do not pay into either of
the city pension groups.
But, in the Nov. 8, 2010,
meeting, city attorney Cliff
Ables answered a commission
query by noting he believed the
city had the authority to provide
a retirement benefit for Connie
Spieth, who had lost her bid for
re-election. It could be effective
on Sept. 28, 2010, the date
Smith was seated, said Ables.
A motion was made by
Conerly, and seconded by
Smith, who had defeated Spieth
in the August election. The
motion carried unanimously.
By taking action on a non-
agenda item, commissioners
chose not to postpone a deci-
sion until it could be placed on
an agenda for a later meeting,
where the public could com-
ment on it. Her new pension,
one-half of the salary of $200 a
month, Qr$100, is being paid
from GeneralRevenue, ad val-
orem tax revenue.
By state law, Spieth would
not be entitled to a pension and
would have been removed from
office like the other five com-
missioners if she had been re-
elected.
State Statutes Chapter 112
notes that "no municipal officer
suspended from office under
this section may perform any
official act, duty or function, ...
receive any pay or allowance ...
or be entitled to any emolu-
ments (profit, salary or fees) of
the office."
Spieth has received $100
checks from the city monthly
since October. It will be paid for
life.
Since commissioners voted
Spieth a pension based on 20-
plus years of continuous serv-
ice, they could also choose to
change that to include fewer
than 20 years and award pen-
sions paid from the General
Fund to any other commission-
er without placing the question
on an agenda for public scruti-
ny.




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taking the bullet to the chest. He
requires more surgeries, and
doctors anticipate he will be
permanently paralyzed.
Dowden's original arrest re-
port said Ortega and Gomez-
Muniz had a history of arguing.
On the night of Sunday, July 19,
2009, both were driving on
Maple Avenue when they en-
countered one another in the
4600 block.
The men got out of their cars
and began a verbal exchange
right o, the street, Dowden
said. Soon, the disagreement
escalated into a physical fight.
Witnesses told Dowden that
Gomez-Muniz then pulled a
handgun from his waist area
and said to Ortega, "I told you
I'd kill you one day." With that,
he fired one shot a close range.
Witnesses also said that after
shooting Ortega, Gomez-Muniz
repeated the threatening state-
mnent.
Wounded in the chest, Ortega
staggered to the front yard of
the residence at 4635 Maple
Ave. and then collapsed, the
captain said.
Ortega was airlifted by med-
ical helicopter to Tampa Gen-
eral Hospital, where he was
placed on a ventilator, Chief
John Scheel noted at the time.
One of the witnesses that
night told police he knew the
two men. A search warrant was
obtained for Gomez-Muniz'
home, revealing .25-caliber am-
munition matching a shell cas-
ing found at the scene of the
shooting.


Gomez-Muniz came to the
Police Department voluntarily
on Monday, July 20, bul denied
knowing Ortega, shooting'any-
one, or even being in town on
Sunday night. He also denied
owning a firearm or ammuni-
tion.
Dowden placed him under
arrest and he was transported to
the county jail. His next move
will be to the state prison sys-
tem.


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
The 2011 Youth Baseball T-
Ball division began its games
Feb. 28.
Moving to a bit later in the
season now that the four Youth
Recreation Fields are done off
Doyle Carlton Road south of
the Armory, T-Ball reports on
its first five games.
It began with a Feb. 28
match-up between the ATP
Agri-Services Inc. Bees and the
City of Wauchula Diamond
Jaxx, won by the Bees 41-11.
The Bees, who are coached
by Jason Clark, Gerry Lindsey
and Jeremy Pace, got five runs
apiece from Tony Rodriguez,
Kellon Lindsey, Dean Clark,
Cody Halstead, Roman Hubbell
and Dallas Grice plus four each
from Taijaceous Blandin and
Tyson Pace, and three by Jose
Franco. Other players for the
Bees are Seth Pautz and Nathan
DeLaRosa.
For the Diamond Jaxx, it was
Kaden Bryant as the only four-
score batter, with Damion
Olmos adding a trio of tallies,
Aiden Thomas with twin scores
and Brendan Holton and Ariana
Olm6s with run apiece. Other'
players for the Diamond Jaxx
are Brian Murphy, Eric Rivera,
Joseph Hamilton, J.R. Redding,
Chris Nickerson, Justin Smith
and Bryson "B.J." Johnson.
They are coached by Ryan


COUNTRY HOEDOWN
The hostess of our special
February event this year was
Linda Harrison. The weather
cooperated on Feb. 26 and
everyone enjoyed sitting out-
side and seeing all the great
decorations with a "hoedown"
theme that Linda and friends
created.
The menu of ribs and chicken
was. a great success and the
homemade potato salads, cole
slaws, fresh vegetables and pies
were an extra special treat.
For the evening dance, Mark
Coolidge did an excellent job
playing a lot of older country
music. The dance floor was
filled all evening, with every-
one dancing to some great
music.

CRAFT FAIR
The Craft Club's craft fair on
March 7 was a success. The
club appreciates everyone who
had a table to sell their different
items and everyone who donat-
ed to the bake sale. Donna
Gervase won first place on the
raffle, with Pat Kelley winning
second and Martha Brant win-
ning third place.

KOFFEE KLATCH
Charlie McKnight led the
U.S. Pledge on March 9 with
Sheila Smith leading the Ca-
nadian Pledge and Don Merillat
leading the prayer. Alice Hunt
announced that next year's spe-
cial February event will be an
International Grand Buffet
theme, where each group will
dress and decorate their tables
in a specific theme.
The 50/50 winners were 2519
Morning Glory, Shirley and
Dave O'Neal, Ron and Henri
Swearingin, Ken and Myrna
Bolin, and Bubbles and Ray-
mond Powell.

BINGO
Visitor Sharon McKeigan
won the large jackpot on March
4 and Deby Bricker won the
small jackpot.
On March 7, Pe.nie Ken-
dorski won the large jackpot
and Pam Norris won the small
jackpot.

SCORES
Men's Golf March 3: The
winners were Fred Kessler,
Brian Kavanagh, Art Cathill
and Arlie Wooters.
Ladies Golf March 3: First,
was Nancy Morrison with
Donna Gervase second.
Mixed Golf March 7: The
winners were Bill Johnston,


Thomas, Tadd Holden and
Derek Bryant.
On the next night, the Vision
Ace Hardware Hooks nipped
the Giovanni's Rockhounds 16-
15.
Coached by Justin Webb,
Adam MontsDeOca and Daniel
Rucker, the Hooks were paced
by three runs by Andrew Resch-
ke, and two apiece by Blake
Rucker, Brennan "Chase" Al-
britton, Matt Webb, Carson
MontsDeOca and Wyatt Row-
land. Other players are Luke
Roberts, William "Billy" Willis,
Rafael Zamora, Christian
Avalos and Juan Gaitan Jr.
The Rockhounds countered
with four scores by Zander
Yeomans, three by Eric Mush-
rush and two by Codee Walker.
Others playing for coaches
Tommy Taylor, Chris Bishop
and Mixon Trammell are Cody
Knight, Johnathon Bishop, Ri-
ley Trammell, Johnny Tram-
mell, Johnathan Guardiola,
Mason Shepard, Gavin Evers,
Mark Risher and Joseph
Lorenzo.
In the season's third game, on
March 3, the Conley Grove
Services Scrappers won 28-23
over the Rockhounds.
Boone Pazzaglia circled the
bases four times for the
Scrappers. Joshua Block, Nich-
olas Jackson, Ty Woods, Josiah
Lozano and Madison Schraeder
were triple-tally batters. Others


Bill Prillmayer, Charlie Mc-'
Knight and Snuffy Smith.
Shuffling March 8: Three-
game winners were Bob Besh-
el, Roy Brinker, Bob Bundy,
Gary Chamberlain, Eleanor
Dice, Marilyn Funkhouser, Al
Johnson, Barb Kramer, Bob
Kramer, Don Merillat and Ron
Storms.

CHURCH NEWS
By Diane Burget
Pastor Winne's son, the Rev.
Doug Winne, and daughters
Shirley Pye and Marilou Baxter
led our worship service on
March 6. We enjoyed hearing a
duet by Shirley and Marilou
and a trombone duet by Pastor
Winne and Doug. Pastor Win-
ne's sister accompanied them
on the piano.
Each shared with us a little
bit of their experiences growing
up as a PK (pastor's kid) and
their Christian testimony.
Doug Winne is pastor of
Burning Hearts Community
Church in Lancaster, Pa., and
he gave the message, taken
from Philippians 3.
Our choir, led by Nancy
Morrison, sang "Child of the
King." Carole Jones and Linda
Gray provided the accompani-
ment for the congregational
singing of "0, Come Let Us
Adore Him" and "Are You
Washed in the Blood?"
Jerry and Judy McBride were
the hosts for a time of fellow-
ship with coffee and doughnuts
after the service.


playing for coaches Lee Block,
Tony Pazzaglia and Derek
Jackson are Sean Souther, Rudy
Arizmendi, Christopher Quiroz,
John Nord and Andrew vKuen.
Shepard and Guaradiolal
topped the Rockhounds with'
four trips around the bases
apiece. Mushrush, Knight and
Risher each scored three times.
The fourth game of opening
week was another thriller, with
the Diamond Jaxx edging the
Hooks 32-30.
Damien Olmos, Smith,
Thomas, Arianna Olmos and
Hamilton all crossed home
plate four times for the
*Diamond Jaxx. Nickerson
chipped in with three runs.
For the Hooks, it was Webb,
Albritton, Zamora and Roberts
with four tallies apiece. Avalos,
Reschke and Rowland each
added three scores.
Last week began with the
Monday clash between the Bees
and the Scrappers, with the
Bees coming out ahead 21-13.
For the Bees, the first five
batters, Rodriguez, Lindsey,
Clark, Blandin and Halstead
each put three runs on the
board, while Pace, Grice and
Franco each added two more.
For the Scrappers, Block and
Jackson were each triple-tally
batters, while Pazzaglia and
Kuen added twin scores.


THURSDAY. MAR.17


VHardee County Com-
mission, monthly evening
meeting, Room 102, Court-
house Annex I, 412 W.
Orange St., Wauchula, 6
p.m.

MONDAY. MAR. 21
VZolfo Springs Town
Commission, regular meet-
ing, Town Hall, 3210 U.S. 17.
North, Zolfo Springs, 6 p.m






Church Gives
USDA Foods
U.S. Department of Agri-
culture are distributed on the
second and fourth Wednes-
days, starting at 4 p.m. The
next distribution is next
Wednesday, March 23.
They are available at the
Feed My Sheep food pantry
at the First United Methodist
Church of Wauchula at 207
N. Seventh Avenue.

Mining Impact
Meeting Soon
An upcoming meeting will
give people an opportunity to
speak of concerns about the
environmental impacts of
mining in Central Florida
The U.S. Corps of En-
gineers is holding the meet-
ing at The Lakeland Center
at 701 W. Lime St., at 6:30
p.m. next Wednesday,
March 23.


Crystal Lake RV News
By Joyce Taylor


Letter To The Editor

Cancer Foundation Helps

Local Patients With Expenses


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NOTICE OF APPLICATION

FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that JOLENE FUNDING
LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names in which it
was assessed are as follows:

CERTIFICATE NO.: 360 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2008

Description of Property:

LOT 2 BLK 1 HEARTLAND ESTATES
PHASE THREE 401 P1 686P1189
PB-B41P1 692P1005 696P750

SUBJECT TO RESERVATIONS, COVENANTS,
RESTRICTIONS, AND EASEMENTS OF RE-
CORD.

Name in which assessed: WILLIE LUBIN AND MARI-
LYN LUBIN

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 Hardee County
Courthouse, 417 West Main Street, second floor hall-
way outside of Room 202, Wauchula, FL 33873 on the*
20 day of April, 2011, at 11:00 a.m.

Dated this 14" day of March, 2011.

B. Hugh Bradley
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hardee County, Florida
AD No: 1
By: Norma M. Juarez, Deputy Clerk
Tax Deed File No.: 252011TD002XXXX 3:17-4:7c


HARDEE COUNTY
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HARDEE COUNTY
HELP!
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BARBARA JEAN
FROMHOLZ
Barbara Jean Fromholz, 82,
of Bowling Green, died on
Thursday, March 10, 2011, at
home.
Born on Dec. 26, 1928, at
Grand Rapids, Mich., she came
to Hardee County from Tampa
five years ago. She was a home-
maker and member of Celebra-
tion Fellowship.
She is survived by daughter
Gayle Morse and husband, Rev.
Jimmy of Bowling Green;
brother Robert Oost of Mission,
Texas; two grandchildren,
Richard Morse and wife Amy,
and Melissa Moore and hus-
band Jeremy; and eight great-
grandchildren, Lucas Morse,
Madison Morse, Elizabeth
Moore, Philip Moore, Mitchell
Moore, Jacob Moore, Jedidiah
Moore and Samantha Moore.
Services were Monday at 2
p.m. at the funeral home, with
the Rev. Jimmy Morse and
Jeremy Moore officiating.
Interment followed at Garden
of Memories in Tampa.
Robarts Family
Funeral Home
Wauchula


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BARBARA JEAN
FROMHOLZ,
Barbara Jean Fromholz,
82, of Bowling Green, died on
Thursday, March 10, 2011, at
home.
She was born on Dec. 26,
1928, at Grand Rapids, Mich.,
and came to Hardee County
from Tampa five years ago.
She was a homemaker and
member of Celebration Fel-
lowship.
Survivors include daughter
and son-in-law Gayle and
Rev. Jimmy Morse of Bowl-
ing Green; brother Robert
Oost of Mission, Texas; two
grandchildren, Richard Morse
and wife Amy, and Melissa
Moore and husband Jeremy;
and eight great-grandchildren,
Lucas and Madison Morse,
and Elizabeth, Philip,
Mitchell, Jacob, Jedidiah and
Samantha Moore.
Funeral services were
Monday, March 14, at 2 p.m.
at Robarts Garden Chapel,
with the Rev. Jimmy Morse
and Jeremy Moore officiating.
Interment followed in Garden
of Memories in Tampa.



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529 W. Main Street
Wauchula



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CARL E. VANOVER
Carl E. Vanover, 50, of
Wauchula, died on Monday,
March 14, 2011, at Auburn-
dale. He came from Chicago
to Wauchula in 1973. He
served in the U.S. Army, and
worked in the phosphate
mines. He was a Baptist and
an avid fisherman.
He is survived by his sister
Dorothy Cheraz of Wauchula,
cousin Georgia Jones of Zolfo
Springs; and aunt Ethel
Ramirez of Zolfo Springs.
Funeral services were held
on Tuesday, March 15, at 3
p.m. at Robarts Garden Chap-
el with Good Shepherd Hos-
pice chaplain Jim Langham
officiating. Interment fol-
lowed in Wauchula Cemetery.


BETTY CARLTON COPE
Betty Carlton Cope, 79, died
on Wednesday, March 9, .2011,
at the University Village Nurs-
ing Home in Tampa.
She was born March 6, 1932,
in Fort Meade and was a long-
time resident of Avon Park. She
was a graduate of Fort Meade
High School. She worked in
physical therapy at Walker Me-
morial Hospital for 29 years.
She was a member of Avon
Park Seventh Day Adventist
Church.
She was preceded in death by
her parents Ralph and Thelma
Leverette Martin; first husband
Randall Carlton; and son
Wayne Carlton.
She is survived by husband
Jay Cope of Tampa; son Byron
Carlton of Chattanooga, Tenn;
daughter Patricia Sullivan of
Chattanooga, Tenn.; three step-
children, John Cope, Esther
Krumholz and David Cope; sis-
ter Barbara Delgado of Tampa;
and grandchildren Jonathan
Clayton and Ashley Carlton.
Visitation was Saturday,
March 12, at the funeral home.
Services were held Sunday at
the funeral home with interment
following in Evergreen Cem-
etery in Fort Meade.
Hancock Funeral Home
Fort Meade

"ALBARO LIMON SR.
Albaro Limon Sr., 51, of
Ona, died on Thursday, March
10, 2011, in Tampa.
Born Dec. 7, 1959, in Fisher
County, Texas, he was a life-
long resident of Hardee County,
a citrus laborer and a Catholic.
He is survived by sons,
Albaro Limon Jr., Noel Limon,
Albert Hemandez and Steven
Martinez, all of Fort Worth,
Texas; daughters Melinda Lim-
on and Melissa Limon, both of
Fort Worth, Texas; sisters Erma
Ruiz of Fort Worth, Texas and
Minerva Mendez of Bartow;
and eight grandchildren.
Graveside services and bur-
ial were on Saturday at 8 a.m. at
Wauchula Cemetery, with the
Rev. Vincent Clemente officiat-
ing.
Robarts Family
Funeral Home
Wauchula
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G.W. "PETE"
ALBRITTON
G.W. "Pete" Albritton, 75,
of Arcadia, died on Monday,
March 7, 2011, at home.
He was born Jan. 26, 1936,
in Hillsborough County and
came to DeSoto County from
Hardee County 30 years ago.
He was a block mason and
attended Pine Level Meth-
odist Church and the First
United Methodist Church of
Bowling Green.
He was preceded in death
by his wife, Dorice Polk
Albritton.
He is survived by two
daughters and sons-in-law,
Anitia and Myles Albritton of
Bowling Green, and Ruth
Ann and David Soles of
Arcadia; one brother and sis-
ter-in-law Danny and Dot
Albritton of Crystal River;
one sister, Barbara Mott of
Fort Meade; four grandchil-
dren, Emmett and William
Albritton, and Mandy and
Kasey Soles; four great-
grandchildren; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
Visitation was Thursday,
March 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. at
Robarts Garden Chapel in
Wauchula. Services were
Friday at 2:30 p.m. at First
United Methodist Church of
Bowling Green with Lavon
Cobb and the Rev. Steve Polk
officiating.' Intertnent fol-
lowed in Bowling Green
Cemetery.


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MARION LAFE
DODSON-MORGAN
Marion Lafe Dodson-Mor-
gan, 80, of Ona, died on Thurs-
day, March 10, 2011, at Florida
Hospital, Wauchula.
Born Sept. 21, 1930, in
Oklahoma City, Okla., he was a
Korean War veteran, and had
moved from San Diego, Calif.,
to Bradenton in 1992 and to
Ona in 2008.
He was preceded in death by
his mother Evelyn Josephine
Beck Morgan; father Harry
Knight Dodson; step-father
Everett Luther Morgan; sister,
Barbara Morgan Catt; brother
Jim Morgan; and daughter
Florence Margo Morgan.
Survivors include his wife
Anna Prince Morgan of Ona;
son Nelson Everett Morgan of.
Ona; and grandsons Nelson
,Charles Morgan of San Diego,
Calif., and Eloliott Scott Mor-
gan of Vermont.
Interment will be at the
National Cemetery in Sarasota.
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HOWARD JAMES
FARRELL
Howard James Farrell, 71,
died Sunday, March 13, 2011,
at DeSoto Memorial Hospital
in Arcadia.
He was born on May 24,
1939, in Escanaba, Mich., to
Gladys and Archie Farrell. At
the time of death, Howard
and his wife Julie were resid-
ing in Zolfo Springs.
A few years after discharg-
ing from the Air Force,
Howard married Julie
Levendoske. Although they
resided for six years in
Klondike, Wis., the majority
of time was spent raising their
family in Hardwood, Mich.
Howard spent the majority
of his work history in the con-
struction industry and had
been retired for the past 10
years. Howard and his wife
spent most of their retired
years traveling to warmer
destinations in the winter
months and enjoyed time vis-
iting their children and grand-
children during the summer
months.
He was preceded in death
by three sisters, Jeanette
Farrell, Joan Moore and
Patricia Cazzola.
S He is survived by his lov-
ing wife Julie Levendoske
Farrell of Zolfo Springs; two
children Christine Gill and
husband Shon of Green Bay,
Wis., and James Farrell and
wife Megan of Hortonville,
Wis.; sister Donna Noeske
and husband Richard of
Satellite Beach; and three
grandchildren Brandt and
Collin Gill and Jovi Farrell.
A memorial service will be
held at a later date and will be
announced at that time.
Ponger-Kay-Grady
Funeral Home
Wauchula


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plants to choose from, garden-
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One of the most enjoyable ways
to plant a seed of inspiration is
to visit a public garden.
Found at zoos, historical sites
and entertainment complexes,
such public gardens can demon-
strate what's possible-including
flower choice, layout and land-
scaping practices.
Get Advice
According to the American
Public Gardens Association
(APGA), public gardens can
show you how to create a water-
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CARL E. VANOVER
Carl E. Vanover, 50, of
Wauchula, died on Monday,
March 14, 2011, at Auburn-
dale. Born Feb. 10, 1961, at
Chicago, Ill., he came to
Wauchula from Chicago in,
1973. He served in the U.S.
Army, worked in the phosphate
mines and was a Baptist.
Survivors include his sister
Dorothy Chcraz of Wauchula.
Services were Tuesday at 3
p.m. at the funeral home with
Jim Langham, chaplain of
Good Shepherd Hospice offici-
ating. Interment followed in
Wauchula Cemetery.
Robarts Family
Funeral Home
Wauchula


Nature Gardens-Created
and designed to help visitors'
connect with nature, these gar-
dens inform and educate about
the botanical and ecological ori-
gins and functions of plant life
and how they relate to human
beings and animals.
Get Inspired
The nonprofit American
Public Gardens Association has
partnered with Rain Bird, a
leading manufacturer and pro-
vider of irrigation products, to
promote the important role that
gardens play in promoting envi-
ronmental stewardship through
National Public Gardens Day.
Many of the nation's public gar-
dens will mark the day with
special events and activities for
schools, families and thousands
of visitors.
For more information, you
can visit www. NationalPublic-;
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and fauna in their native habi-
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From The Heart
By David Kelly


KELLY GREEN
How Irish are ya? With a last name like Kelly. I should know
a little more about the Irish than I do.
Sadly, I only know a few things about the Irish. First I guess,
we have to distinguish which Irish we are talking about.
There are those who love the college Notre Dame, the "Fight-
ing Irish," and then there are those who are or whose ancestors are
from Ireland and consider themselves to be Irish, like I consider
myself to be American.
The University of Notre Dame is close to South Bend, Ind.,
which is really the northern-most part of Indiana. The Irish love
green, are Catholic, and love their sports. They love their lep-
rechauns, four-leaf clovers and other stereotypical "Irish" things.
As for the other Irish people, there have been many who are
famous throughout history, according to Wikipedia, which goes on
to list the sixth century Irish monk and missionary Columanus as
one of the fathers of Europe, the scientist Robert Boyle as the
father of chemistry, and the Irish explorers Brendan the Navigator,
Ernest Shackleton and Tom Crean.
By some accounts, the first European child born in North
America had Irish descent on both sides; while an Irishman was
also the first European to set foot on American soil in Columbus'
voyage of 1492.
Just to clarify things for all you college basketball fans who
have endured this Irish article to this point, the Tom Crean men-
tioned above is not the Tom Crean who is the head coach at the
University of Indiana, formerly the coach at Marquette. This Tom
Crean was a noted explorer in the late 1800s and early 1900s, who
explored Antartica.
So maybe some of you are Irish fans who are Irish. I can't
imagine how happy you are today? It must be like Christmas for
me, minus all the red, a lot greener. Maybe it's like Earth Day to a
conservationist, only greener. Maybe ... OK, I'll stop.
Well, if you gotten this far, Happy St. Patrick's Day! And if
-you're not like me and don't have your camouflage boots already
on and ready for the opening day of Spring Gobbler Season, then'
maybe some wise advertiser in this paper bought green ink and
used it in an ad next to my article. It will save you from getting
pinched if you just tear it out and pin it to your shirt, unless you live
in a family that doesn't count add-ons in the "you must wear green"
game.
So what will you do today? How Irish will you be?
Maybe you will be attending'Mass and/or a parade, wearing a
shamrock and/or green, drinking Irish beer and/or whiskey, or-if
you happen to be in Chicago-you might be dying a river green.
(The Chicago River is dyed green each year in celebration of St.
Patrick's Day.)
Originally, St. Patrick's Day was a religious holiday celebrat-
ed internationally on the 17th of March. It is named after Saint
Patrick, circa 387-461 AD, the most commonly recognized of the
patron saints of Ireland. It originated as a Catholic holiday and
became an official feast day in the early 17th century.
It has gradually become more of a secular celebration of Irish
culture. According to legend, St. Patrick used the shamrock, a
three-leaved plant, to explain the Holy Trinity to the pre-Christian
Irish people.
Well, I'd say may the luck of the Irish be with ya today, but
-I'm Presb-yterian.--
So I'll just say I hope-you don't get pinched and you get to
enjoy your day without being gr-een-with envy.


NOTICE
VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD
PRE-ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
The Hardee County Value Adjustment Board, consist-
ing of two County Commissioners, one School Board
member, and two citizens, will hold a meeting on
Tuesday, April 05, 2011, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
The meeting will be held in the Hardee County
Commission Chambers, 412 W. Orange Street, Room
102, Wauchula, Florida.
Pursuant to Florida Statute 286.0105. if a person
decides to appeal any decision made by the board with
respect to any matter considered at such meeting. he
or she will need a record of the proceedings, .and that.
for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a
verbatim record of the proceeding is made. which
record includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.
For more information, please call 863/773-9430
Lexton H. Albritton, Jr., County Manager 3:17c



NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Jolene Funding LLC,
the holder of the following certificate has filed said
certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number and year of issuance, the descrip-
tion of the property, and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.: 159 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2008
Description of Property:
LOT 16
BRANCH PARK MH ESTATES 1ST ADD
AD-461P331 551P102
SUBJECT TO RESERVATIONS, COVENANTS,
RESTRICTIONS, AND EASEMENTS OF RE-
CORD.
Name in which assessed: Daniel and Silvia Lozano
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 Hardee County
Courthouse, 417 West Main Street, second floor hall-
way outside of Room 202, Wauchula, FL 33873 on the
20day of April, 2011, at 11:00 a.m.


Greetings from Fort Green!
I will be happy to finally get
to summer, even though when it
finally gets warm to stay that
way we will complain of the
heat! The yards are beautiful as
they begin to turn green, the
trees budding out, the lovely
fragrance of the orange blos-
soms, and the calves dropping
in all the pastures. Spring is a
lovely time of the year.
Fort Green had a good sing
last Saturday night. The Harper
Brothers learned to harmonize
at their "mother's knee" and
they were really good. The an-
nual "O'taters" feast was very
good after the morning servic-
es. We seem to eat a lot at Fort
Green and this pleases most of
us! It is lots easier to eat at
church than cook at home!.
There were quite a few miss-
ing Sunday morning. Sherry
Smith and son Tyler were sick
as well as Pam Davis, Beth Sas-
ser and Avie Hogenauer. When
a bug sweeps through our corn--
munity, it seems to get quite a
few!
John Brannon, Betty Walk-
er's brother, is in the local hos-
pital. Dawn Watson can no
longer receive speech and phys-
ical therapy at home as this
service is only available for a
short period of time, or that is
what I understood. They will be
driving to Watson Clinic for-
these services, and this has put
her in the dumps but she will
continue to try to get back to
her useful self. Being young
and confined to a wheelchair
and unable to talk is very bid. '
Wynell Davis was in the hos-
pital two weeks and got out
before we even knew she was
sick. When your children hurt
most parents are in trouble.


We were told last week of Judy
and Donald Earl Albritton's,
children being in trouble. Their
son is in serious condition in an
Orlando hospital and their
daughter's home burned to the.
ground.
Marsha Chancey has some.
serious health' problems. She,
was raised in Bowling .iGreen.
and married to Steve, who;
passed away several years ago.,
Arthur Womack had eyelid sur-.;
gery but was able to attend the-
Hardee Ranch open house. He.
was sporting around in a Hove-f
round. Please pray for all otf
these. i,
Our sincere sympathy is
extended to the family of Pete'
Albritton. He grew up in Fort,
Green and Sherman said they.
did a lot of fishing together.
That was in the bygone days
when you could walk along thee
creeks with no one minding and"
catch'plenty of small, but good,',
eating fish! ;
Ronnie Thomas is in Venice,"
and not Sarasota. He's slaying
with children and it is wonder-,
ful to have children who will
step up to the plate, when your.
spouse has gone on and you arel
in trouble with your health!
Spring break for our sllool
kids begins after this Friday.
They will be busy doing fun
things for a week and then back,.
to the, books,. Before we know,
it, another school year will be,
over. .. .. ...
Please remeni to pray for
the ones in Japan. If one ever hit-
Florida, where would all of us9r
go? G don't believe we could all
make it to Georgia, as fast as it"
moved.
Please pray for our nation and
one another.


REGISTRATION

NOTICE
The registration books will be OPEN for the City of
Wauchula Special Election through 5:00 RM., April 11,
2011.
If you will become 18 years of age on or before May 10,
2011 you may Pre-Register before 5;00 RM. on April 11.,
2011 and be qualified to vote.
..... Jeffery Ussery "
Supervisor of Elections

AVISO DEL REGISTRO
La MATRICULA/NOTAI le
CAMBIO de PARTIDO
Los libros de la matricula estaran ABIERTOS parala a
Ciudad de Wauchula la Elecci6n Especial por 5:00 DE
LA TARDE, el 11 de abril de 2011. Si used Iegare a ser
18 afios de la edad en o antes el 10 de mayo de 2011
usted puede de Registro Pre antes 5:00 DE LA TARDE
en el 11 de abril de 2011 y es calificado para votar.
Jeffery Ussery
El Supervisor de Elecclones 3:17c



NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that JOLENE FUNDING
LLC, the holder of the following certificate has fled
said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued thereon.
The certificate number and year of Issuance, the
description of the property, and the names In which it
was assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.: 276 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2008
Description of Property:
1 AC BEG NW COR OF NE1/4'OF .
SE1/4 OF SWi/4 RUN S 291 FT E
150 FT N 291 FT W 150 FT POB
17 33S 25E
439P382
SUBJECT TO RESERVATIONS, COVENANTS,
RESTRICTIONS, AND EASEMENTS OF RE-
CORD.
Name in which assessed: ROBERTA SPEARS
WILLIAMS
Said property being in the County of HARDOE, State
of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according
to law the property described In such certificate shae
be sold to the highest bidder at the HaMdee County
Courthouse, 417 West Main Street, second floor hall-
way outside of Room 202, Wauchula, FL 33873 on the
20day of April, 2011, at 11:00 a.m.
Dated this 11' day of March/2011.
B. Hugh Bradley
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hardee Countv Florida


AD No: 1
By: Laura L. Barker, Deputy Clerk
Tax Deed File No.: 252011TD004XXXX:


3:17.4:7p


Fort Green News
By Rilla Cooper
773-6710 ,


APRIL 2. 2011


11:00 A.M.


Personal property in the following units will
be sold to the highestbidder to satisfy rental
liens in accordance with Florida Statute
Section 83.801-83.809. Contents may include
household Items, furniture, clothing, closed
cartons, etc. The sale will take place at
Convenient Mini Storage, 5106 U.S. Highway
17 N., Bowling Green, FL on April 2, 2011 at
11:00 A.M.


Unit #17 James Mitchell
Unit #30 Kara Spencer


Unit #18 Unknown
Unit #41 Annie Tallo
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will be at


Tickets $1 each
For Your Chance To Win
Craftsman Riding Mower

Kenmore Dual Gas Grill
Laptop Computer
(To be given away May 27th)

Gumbo


Small $3


Large $6


Live Auction

6:00 pm

S.Tent Near Giovanni's

Some Items Include:

* 10 p. Stainless Steel Pot & Pan Set;
Room Divider; Corner Curio -
Royal's Furniture

STom Torn GPS Dr. Sevlgny

* Glnsu Knife Set Badcock

* Game Camera Hardee Ranch
supply
* Purses/Jewelry By Kathleen

* Flashlight Tractor Supply

* Tire Rotation, Oil Change -
Red Henderson

* 1 meal per month for 12 months -
Giovanni's

* 1 pizza per month for 12 months -
Domino's

Jewelry Jan's

2 hours of bowling Bowl of Fun
Lanes

Vase; Wall Panel Beall's Outlet

Pitcher Pump UIIrich's Water
Conditioning Service

And Gift Cards from the following:
* Sweetbay Paul's Kitchen
* Frankle's Heartland Gold

AM money made will stay In Hardee Countyl
3&170


PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE
The Heartland Workforce Business Enhancement
Committee will hold a teleconference meeting at 2:30 pm
on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, originating at the
Heartland Workforce Administrative office, 5901 US Hwy
27 S. Sebring, FL 33870. Interested individuals should
arrive no later than 2:25 pm. Topics of the meeting are var-
ious. For more information see agenda posted on the
Heartland Workforce website at www.hwib.org 3:17c


NOTICE OF SALE


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Dated this 11h day of March, 2011.
B. Hugh Bradley
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hardee County, Florida
AD No: 1
By: Laura L. Barker, Deputy Clerk
Tax Deed File No.: 252011TD001XXXX 3:17-4:7c
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March 17, 2011, The Herald-Advocate 7A


This week in history, as
researched from the archival
pages of The Florida Ad-
vocate, the Hardee County
Herald and The Herald-Ad-
vocate ...
75 YEARS AGO
At a meeting of the Boaid of
Directors of the Wauchula Ki-
wanis Club on Friday, a com-
mittee was appointed to investi-
gate why no packing houses are
operating in Wauchula and to
encourage the opening of sever-
al of these houses next season.
They want Wauchula to get its
share of the citrus business and
have her local people employed
in picking, packing and ship-
ping of citrus.
The frog-legs business has
again hopped into Wauchula's
industrial life after a standstill
of several months. Several bar-
rels, about 1,000 pounds, have
been shipped from J.E. Harp,
who buys them from local
hunters, cuts off their heads,
packs them in ice and sends
them to far off points, where
they decorate the tables of large
cafes in the North.
The glorious 1936 Twentieth
Century Fox musical and come-
dy drama, "King of Burlesque,"
will open for a two-day show
Sunday at the Royal Theatre. It
contains five snappy tunes, it's
happier than a drama, more dra-
matic than a comedy, funnier
than a girl show. Mr. George
Stenaris, owner of, the Royal
Theatre, states he believes it is
one of the best pictures of its
type ever produced.
Spot ads include Southern
Fertilizer featuring Redbird
Fertilizer; cleaners, polishers
and dyes such as Shuu-Milk,
Barton's Dyanshine, Shinola
and Giltedge shoe polish at


Stansfield Drug Co.; sprayers'
and dusters with insecticides
and fungicides from Wauchula
Farmers' Supply; and F.W.
Priem with Sun-Ray water
heaters, electrical appliances,
fixtures and lamps.
50 YEARS AGO
The $309,974 contract for the
new junior high buildings,
including the cafetorium, was
awarded to an Orlando firm,
which expects to begin work on
Monday. The Board of Public
Instruction approved the low
bid of Waters & Stewart, which
hopes to have the buildings
completed by the fall term. The
contractor will use as much
local labor as possible.
The combination of high'
winds and an unexpectedly
heavy frost has dealt a hard
blow tothe county's young veg-
etable crop, County Agent Jack
Hayman said this week. He said
as "a very rough guess,".25 per-
cent of the spring crop of
cucumbers and tomatoes was
damaged seriously by wind
burn and frost. Citrus escaped,
with little damage except some
wind bum and loss of bloom,
Hayman said.
Bids for the purchase of fix-
tures for the city-wide mercury
vapor street lighting system will
be awarded at Monday night's
Wauchula City Council meet-
ing. The new lights will replace
the city's old system of anti-
auated and badly storm dam-
aged bulb lights. Wauchula
State Bank will finance the
$13,000 new lights over a four-
year period.
Wells Market offers milk at
three cans for 39 cents with a $5
order. Flour is five pounds for
49 cents, sausage 35 cents a
pound, picnic hams 39 cents a
pound, 25 pounds of scratch


IWaBakWhen Is


feed for $1.19, and 25 pounds.
of Jim Dandy dog food for
$2.25.
25 YEARS AGO
The U.S. Postal Service has
selected a site for a new main
post office building in Wau-
chula, Postmaster Victor Irby
said. The block, bounded by
Third and Fourth avenues,
Main and Orange streets, is
across from Wauchula City Hall
and owned by the city, Dr. and
Mrs. Wilbur Collins and R.
Gary Baker. The total price is
$259,500. The proposed new
building will have 11,864 gross
square feet Construction will
start in June or July.
A Page 1 photo, shows fire-
men battling a "suspicious" fire
at the Hardee Livestock Market,
which suffered about $10,000
in damages. Wauchula Fire
Chief Dean Jackman said fire-
men did an excellent job and
had the blaze. under control in
30 minutes. Units from Bowl-
ing Green and Zolfo Springs


Saturday,



April 9


assisted.
The American Cancer So-
ciety's local chapter will hold
its biggest fundraiser of the
year at the Hardee Agri-Civic
Center on March 26, featuring
Congressman Bill Nelson, an
astronaut who rode the success-
ful Jan. 12-18 Columbia space
shuttle mission just 10 days
before the Challenger exploded
upon liftoff. The fundraiser will
feature large and small items on
the auction block.
Real estate ads feature a
home with character 3BR, 2B
on large corner lot with lots of
storage, $53,000; 3BR, 2B,
double carport, fireplace, in one
of the finer sections of Wau-
chula, $38,000; and a 3 BR 2B
CB home in Golfvjew, with
paddle fans, large back patio
and two-car garage for $68,000.
10 YEARS AGO
By April 1, there will be no
Economic Development Coun-
cil or Industrial Development


Authority. Members of both
voted to collectively resign'
when the Hardee County Com-,
mission voted to discontinue;
funding for the public/private!
organizations. The commission'
decided to restructure and have,
four directors around the coun-:
ty to answer directly to County
Manager Gary Oden. That will
free Oden, who has been super-
vising all 20 county depart-
ments, to work more intensive-
ly on economic development.
Water and sewer rates for
Wauchula users will increase in
April. At a final hearing Mon-
day evening, with no public
comments, the Wauchula City
Council unanimously approved
new rates mandated by bond
and loan agreements, which
require that the water/sewer
system be self-funding. The
rates, which haven't been
changed in 10 years, are based,
on a minimum of 6,000 gallons
of water. Sewer rates depend on,
water usage.



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LifeLinks...
c By Carolyn Hendry Wyatt
Extension Agent

A,.DA.ET ;:AREVOU AT RISK? -
i Diabeteg AleftDa, observed annually the fourth Tuesday in4
March, is next Tuesday.
It is a one-day wake-up call to inform the American public
about the seriousness of diabetes, particularly when left undiag-.
nosed or untreated. In this month's column, I will define the disease.
and list symptoms and risk factors of the disease and available,
treatments for the disease.
What Is Diabetes?
Diabetes is a common disease that makes it hard for the body
to use blood sugar from food we eat for energy. It affects men,
women and children.
Insulin, a chemical made by the body in the pancreas, is the
"magic wand" that converts the blood sugar into energy. The body
may not be producing the "magic wand" insulin, or the insulin is'
not working. In either case, the blood sugar is not getting into the.
cells, where it is normally, changed into energy.
What Are Risk Factors?
Heredity: If one of your parents, grandparents or siblings:
had diabetes, you are more likely to have the disease. :
-- Obesity: Being overweight increases your chance of devel-
oping diabetes.
Age: Your body makes less insulin as you age.
Race: If you are Hispanic, African American, American
Indian or Asian American, you have a higher risk of developing
diabetes.
Gestational Diabetes: If you had diabetes while you were
pregnant or gave birth to a baby weighing nine pounds or more,
you have a greater risk of developing the disease later in life.
What Are Symptoms?
Need to urinate often (even at night)
Constant thirst or hunger
Weight loss that cannot be explained '
Dry or itchy skin
Skin infections .
Slow healing of cuts
Nausea or vomiting
Feeling tired or-weak .
Numbness or tingling in feet or hands
Blurry vision
Millions of Americans have diabetes, and half of them don't.
even know it!
People with diabetes may have different symptoms. They may
.experience all, some or none of the above symptoms. A doctor can
determine if you have diabetes. So, visit your doctor and find out!
Can It Be Cured?
In most cases of diabetes, there is no cure. But diabetes can be
controlled. ;
Controlling diabetes means keeping your blood sugar at a nor-
mal level. You can do this with a proper diet and regular exercise.'
Some people may also need insulin injections or medication,
By controlling your blood sugar, you reduce your risk of
. health complications. ,
In summary, diabetes should not be ignored. Follow up with
your family doctor to find out if you have diabetes, and'how to
keep it under control if you do. Next month's column kill have
ways to control diabetes through lifestyle and dietary changes.
You can contact the American Diabetes Association at 1-800-V
342-2383 (1-800-Diabetes) for more information or the Hardee.
County Extension Office at 773-2164.

The pretzel was first made by monks in southern Europe
as a reward for children who learned their prayers. It was
shaped to represent the crossed arms of a child praying.

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Two principals have an-
nounced their resignations.
Bowling Green head Derrel
Bryan will resign effective
April 2 to take a superintendent
of schools job in Peach County,
Georgia, while H.ardee High
Principal Steve Myers will
resign effective June 30 to pulr-
sue other opportunities.
A special section celebrated
the 100th anniversary of the
local newspaper, which spans
from March 15, 1901, to March
15, 2001. It began as the Florida
Advocate under George Gools-
by. In 1941, W.J. "Buck" Kelly
owned the Bowling Green Ex-
ponent and the Hardee County
Herald. When he bought out the
Florida Advocate in 1955, he
discontinued the Bowling,
Green Exponent and merged
the Hardee County Herald and
the Florida Advocate into The
Herald-Advocate. Today, Jim
Kelly, a 1966 journalism gradu-
ate of the University of Florida,
and his wife, Jean, own the
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8A The Herald-Advocate, March 17, 2011


A LIVING CLASSROOM


It has been said that songwriter Charles K. Harris was known
as the "king of the tear jerker." His songwriting career spanned 40
years and over 300 published songs, which in itself is not an
unusual accomplishment. However, the fact that he could neither
read nor write music is amazing, particularly since he was declared
the "master of the sentimental ballad."
Harris was from a large family of five sisters and four broth-
ers, and as a boy became interested in the songs of minstrel shows
and was fascinated with the banjo. Not able to afford one, he built
his own out of oyster cans and a broomstick and began to pick out
tunes from the shows. At the tender age of 18, Harris established
his own publishing company.
In 1892, Harris wrote "After the Ball," which was not only a
major hit in the United States but became perhaps the first "world"
music with translation into several languages. John Philip Sousa
heard the tune and played it daily at the Chicago World's Fair, and
as a result the song sold well over five million copies.
A year earlier, Harris wrote a song about a brave fireman,
killed in a building fire. As he is held in the arms of his father, his
dying words were: "Just break the news to mother, she knows how
much I love her, tell her not to wait for me, for I'm not coming
home."
At the time Harris penned these words and music, it was not a
huge success. So, in 1897 during the Spanish-American War, he
rewrote it and made the hero a soldier and the song was an instant
hit.
It has been noted that his song, "Break the News to Mother,"
took its place as an immortal classic along with such songs as
"Home Sweet,-Home" and "The Vacant Chair."
Cracker Trail Museum continues to bring new items within the
confines of its building and one of the newest is a very tattered
original piece of dark-brown sheet music exhibiting a soldier's
drum on the front with the photos of four soldiers on its skin. One
of those soldiers is lying in his father's arms looking upward at him
while they are standing on the battlefield. The front of this two-
page piece of sheet music is in itself "a tear jerker" and the words
that accompany it tell the rest of the story.
The sheet music belonged to my grandmother's cousin, who
lived during the gilded age, and like many other pieces of two-page
music booklets that she owned, it included her penned name writ-
ten on the front cover so a potential borrower would surely return
it to her.
It is times like these, when a particular penned piece of music .
is discovered, that I wish I had taken piano lessons when I was
younger, so the tune might be played on the 1910 Baldwin piano
that was donated to Cracker Trail Museum by the See Family.
However, since that is not the case, I found it necessary to resort to
today's technology by searching for the tune on the Internet and
downloading it so I may be able to appreciate the words that
Charles K. Harris rewrote over a century ago.'
The heart-rendering story accompanied by its haunting tune
will find you humming it after you once hear it.
Won't you consider visiting Cracker Trail Museum to see what
interesting historical items it houses? And if you so desire, we
invite you to sit at the See Family Piano and play this very moving
piece of music, allowing your mind wander back to how it would
be to "Break the News to Mother."

Break The News To Mother
While the shot and shell were screaming
Upon the battlefield,
The boys in blue were fighting,
Their noble flag to shield.
Then a cry from their brave captain
"Look, Boys, the flag is down.
Who'll volunteer to save it from disgrace?"
"I will," a young voice shouted,
"I'll bring it back or die!"
Then sprang into the thickest of the fray,
Saved the flag, but gave his young life,
All for his country's sake,
They brought him back and heard him softly say,

(Chorus)
"Just break the news to Mother-
She knows how dear I love her-
And tell her not to wait for me,
For I'm not coming home.
Just say there is no other
Can take the place of Mother,
Then kiss her dear sweet lips for me,
And break the news to her."

From afar, a noted Gen'ral
Had witnessed this brave deed.
"Who saved our flag? Speak up, lads.
'Twas noble, brave indeed."
"There he lies, Sir" said the Captain,
"He's sinking very fast,"
Then slowly turned away to hide a tear.
The Gen'ral in a moment
Knelt down beside the boy,
Then gave a cry that touched all hearts that day:
"It's my son, my brave young hero,
I thought you safe at home."
"Forgive me, father, for I ran away."


(Repeat Chorus)


The story behind this tattered old piece of sheet music is
just one of the interesting finds at the Cracker Trail
Museum.

The great gift of conversation lies less in displaying it
ourselves than in drawing it out of others.
-Jean de la Bruyere

The true spirit of conversation consists in building on
another man's observation, not overturning it.
-Edward Bulwer-Lytton


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PHOTO BY MICHAEL KELLY
Students in Dr. Nancy Dale's media relations class at South Florida Community College are conducting "A Living
Classroom" over the Internet with students in Egypt and Libya. Inspired by the recent protests, students here beg4n
communicating with students overseas to get direct dialogue with the protesters about the efforts to overthrow the
government. Dale said doing this will help her students better understand this historic democratic movement in the
Middle Eastern countries without having to rely on news coverage for information. The "Voices of
Egyptians/Americans" Facebook page has been an eye-opening experience for the students to know what liberties
and freedoms Americans enjoy and often take for granted. Students pictured are (front, from left) Marina Martinez,
Rito Melendez, Kerry Mushrush and Shalace Hill; (back) Danny Rodriquez, Cody Hernandez, John Willis, Carlos
Ramirez and David Camarillo.


Light One Candle
By Gerald M. Costello
The Christophers


MARCHING FOR ST. PATRICK
They tell me there's nothing that raises your Irish spirit quite
as much as marching up New York's Fifth Avenue in the St. Pat-
rick's Day Parade.
I'll have to take their word for it, I'm afraid, since I've never
been part of the march. But I'd also bet that seeing the parade is the
next best thing, and that I've done.
But just who is the man behind it all?
St. Patrick is a figure of myth and mystery of whom I've writ-
ten before. I've discussed all the legends that have surrounded the
great Irish saint, and concluded that even if everything can't be
proven, he was still quite a man.
We're not sure, for example, where he was born. It might have
been in Wales or Scotland or France. But he was definitely taken in
captivity to Ireland at some point, and first lived the life of a slave.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NO. 252011CP000009
IN RE: ESTATE OF
YU CHUN WILLIS,
Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the
estate of YU CHUN WILLIS,
deceased, whose date of death
was November 14, 2010, File
Number 252011CP000009, is
pending in the Circuit Court for
Hardee County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which Is
Post Office Box 1749, Wauchula,
Florida 33873. The names and
addresses of the personal repre-
sentative and the personal repre-
sentative's attorney are set forth
below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate, on whom a copy of this
notice Is required to be served
must file their claims with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME
PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE,
ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2)
YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
The date of first publication of
this notice Is March 17, 2011.
Personal Representative:
BOBBY GENE WILLIS
5191 Deer Run Drive
Zolfo Springs, FL 33890
Derek B. Alvarez, Esquire
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dba@gendersalvarez.com
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We're not sure how he escaped, and we don't know when or how
he became a bishop.
Even the legends about him have question marks attached.
Driving the snakes out of Ireland? Probably not. Using the three-
leaf shamrock to explain the Trinity? Maybe. And maybe not.
What Patrick did do, beyond a doubt, was bring the faith to a
people living in pagan ignorance. He brought it to them in a way
they could, and did, make all their own. And it endured to a degree
that it would in few other places.
Patrick was nothing less than one of the greatest missionaries
of all time. His stamp remains today on all things Irish, especially
its people-no matter how far they may have strayed from their
native land.
Patrick's presence, then, is with us today, all over the world. It
remains as we gather and pray in his honor. He helps us celebrate
not only a heritage, but more-a faith that goes on despite chal-
lenges and an age that questions its fundamental truths.
So we march for St. Patrick-in New York and in cities across
the country. And those of us who do not have St. Patrick's Day
parades, in the least we wear green. Happy St. Patrick's Day!
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Angels Softball Goes On


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
The first week of youth soft-
ball is in the books.
Last week, after the previous
long weekend of games, there
were none last Monday.
There will also be no games
next week for this 10-and-under
softball division as it is Spring
Break. Games will resume
March 28. They are held on the
George Heine fields off South
Florida Avenue.
In last Tuesday's game, the
American Fruit Co. Diamonds
downed the Highlands Citrus
Pink Sox 9-2.
Valerie Lopez topped Ameri-
can Fruit with a pair of trips to
home plate. Getting a run each
were Heather Coronado, Steph-
anie Derringer, Makayla Benf-
videz, Shelby Zeigler, Brianna.
Valadez, Mallory Gough and
Kareli Plata. Also playing for
coach Rene Benavidez are
Marisa Rodriguez, Adrianna
Perez and Vivianna Flores.
For Highlands, Darby Sand-
ers scored in the first inning and
Amber Ussery added a run in
the second inning. Also on the
squad are Hannah Revell,
Alexx Brant, Rebekah Hin-
ojosa, Jasmine Gonzalez, Li-
lyana "Lily" Franco, Summer


Bond and Anabel Ramos. who
are coached by Michael Revell.
There was a doubleheader on
Thursday. In the opener, the
Java Cafe Lady Bugs beat the
Friendship Foliage Pride 10-6.
Sarah Carlton, Lyndsey
Welch, Tara Hines and Shelby
Spencer circled the bases twice
apiece for Java. Taleia Moreno
and Gracie Albritton each
added a run. Also playing for
coach Dusty Albritton are
Aubrey Stark, Laura Ordehi,
Jaycen Batiste, Madi Magee
and Anahi Cano.
Alexis McBride, Adellina
Villafranca and Jasmine Otero
scored in the third inning for
Friendship, while Amari De-
Leon, Sophie Allen and Mi-
chaela Klein added fourth-
'inning tallies. Others playing
'for coach John McBride are
Denali Briones, Elizabeth Mc-
Bride, Alyssa Gibson, Destiny
Scheel andMakayla Otero.
In the Thursday nightcap,
Highlands nipped the Bunch
AGCO Cowgirls 7-6. Revell
and Ussery were two-tally bat-
ters for Highland, while Ramos,
Brant, and Hinojosa each
scored once.
For Bunch, Avery Bunch was
the only twin-tally batter, with
Lilianna "Lily" Ponce, Ashlee


Patterson, Lillian Salazar and
Chastady Flores each adding a
run. Also playing for coach
Keith Patterson are Taylor
Bone, Alayna Carranco, Kyra
Wilson, Abigail Erekson.
Jocelyn Villareal and Miranda
Pearson.
There was another double-
header on Friday night. In the
first game, American beat the
Pride 8-7 in another thriller.
American had all its runs
scored by a different batter in a
team effort. Coronado got the
first run. Derringer, Lopez,
Benavidez, Perez and Zeigler
added fourth-inning scores and
Gough and Flores added a fiftfi-
inning pair.
DeLeon plated a pair of runs
for Friendship. Briones, Scheel,
Alexis McBride, Otero and
Allen added solo scores.
The week's finale was anoth-
er close encounter as Bunch
edged Java 9-8.
Flores and Erekson were
twin-tally batters for Bunch,
with Patterson, Ponce, Bone,
Salazar and Pearson each
adding a run.
Leadoff batter Albritton cir-
cled the bases three times for
Java. Carlton, Moreno, Stark,
Ordehi and Batiste added the
other runs.


Darlings Ball Continues


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
The first week of youth soft-
ball is in the books.
Last week, after the previous
weekend, marathon, there were
no games last Monday.
There will also be no games
next week for the Darlings 8-
and-under softball division as it
is Spring Break week. Games
will resume on March 28. They
are held at George Heine field
off South Florida Avenue in
Wauchula.
Last Tuesday, there was a
double-header. In the early
game, the CF Industries
Peaches stopped the Little
Cypress Golf Course Sweet
Tarts 6-2.
For CF, Yesaily Martinez,
Katie Brandeberry, Emilee
Worden and Jayden Hays cir-
cled the bases in the first inning.
Worden and Hays scored again
in the fifth inning. Other CF
players are Drew Beattie,
Savannah Conerly, Faith Davis,
Lee Anna Reas, Alexis Hagood,
Briana Tambaunga and Hailey
Bryant, who are coached by
Walt Beattie.
Abby Johnson and Kya


Batiste were the only Little
Cypress batters to get all the
way to home plate. Others play-
ing for coach Casey Johnson
are Kaylie Grice, Callie Eis-
enhauer, Valeria Montanez,
Leah Hall, Tulsi Patel, Gracie
Lopez,, Samantha Montes and
Lucia Galvez.
In the nightcap, the AG
Comp Solutions Power Puffs
edged the Sevigny & Timmer-
man Eye Care Heartbreakers '6-
5.
Tori Durden and Lilianna
"Lilly" Plata were each two-
score batters for AG. Treasure
Camel and Michelle Patterson
each added a run for coach
Shayne Haraned. Other players
are Olivia Rice, Joe Harned,
Shaniah Hodges, Zyann Parker,
Riley Kate Albritton, Petra
Gaitan and Sage Ward.
For Sevigny & Timmerman,
it was Sailor Ullrich with twin
tallies, and Ebony Lamy, Chloe
Martinez and Varerie Martinez
with a run apiece. Other players
for coach Shawn Rimes are
Macy Grace Tyson, Haven
Rimes, Josie Nichols, Mia
Cabrera, Mady Tyson, Myia
Lamy, Madison "Mattie" White


and Lahna Christian.
Little Cypress came back to
down the Harvest Aviation
Babes 8-6 on Thursday
evening.
Galvez and Abby Johnson
each scored twice for Little
Cypress. Montanez, Grice,
Batiste and Lopez each added a
run.
Skylar Tatum rounded the
bases twice for Harvest. Eliza-
beth Herrera, Trinity Her, Ba-
leigh Herrera and Rebekah
Erekson each chipped in with a
run. Also playing for coach
Manuel Herrera are Genesis
Silva, Natalia Garcia, Nicole
Martinez, Gisele Garcia, Kay-
lee Gibson and Emma Eures.
AG Comp won the Friday
finale 11-5 over CF.
Harned and Durden each
scored twice for AG, with
Patterson and Hodges each
adding twin scores and Camel
and Parker chipping in a run
apiece.
CF got a run in the first
inning by Martinez, another in
the second inning by Hagood,
and three runs in the third by
Worden, Hays and Beattie.


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
The Hardee junior varsity
Wildcats took a pair of 10-2
wins last Thursday and Friday
nights.
This week's Tuesday game at
home was cancelled as DeSoto
had scheduled two games for
the same night. A reschedule
date hasn't been worked out.
The young 'Cats will play the
front end of a double-header at
home, tomorrow (Friday)
against the Sebring Blue
Streaks.
Next week's only Spring
Break game is on Monday at
Avon Park. Play resumes after
Spring Break with a game
March 28 at Frostproof and
another against Fort Meade on
March 31 at home.
The junior 'Cats went to Fort
Meade last Thursday and came
home with a 10-2 victory.
Hardee scored twin runs in the
top of the first. Armando Al-
amia popped out, but Jacob
Bolin, YVince Grimsley and
Luke Palmer all drew walks to
load the bases. A Garrett Al-
britton single plated the first
two runners before back-to-
back outs retired the side. Fort
Meade- tied the score with two
runs on two hits, a hit batsman
and an error, before pitcher
Jeremy Rowe struck out the
final two batters.
In the top of the second,
Hardee improved its score to 4-
2, Ramiro Briones walked, stole
second and raced home on a
Jacob Altman double. Altman
moved along on an Alamia sac-
rifice and Bolin RBI hit.
The junior Miners left three
batters stranded in the home
half of the second.
Hardee added an insurance
run in the third frame. With two
away, Briones singled and
Altman doubled for the second
time. Alamia was safe on an
error, but he and Altman were
left on base. It was 5-2. Fort
Meade was four up, three down.
No one scored in the fourth
inning, but in the fifth Hardee
doubled its score to be up 10-2.
Rowe walked, Justin Forrester
singled. With one down, Alt-
man singled. Alamia walked
stole second and went to third
on a balk. The runners ahead, of
him, had scored by this time.
Bolin singled and moved along
on a Grimsley sacrifice, an error
on a Palmer hit and an Albritton
double. In the home half of the
fifth, reserve Cole Choate
struck out two and the third bat-
ter, who singled, was caught in


a rundown involving four
Wildcats.
In the top of the sixth, Hardee
nearly added to its scores with
hits by Dustin Goodwyn, Felix
Esquivel and Tyler Hewett but
back-to-back outs left them
stranded.
Choate struck out three Min-
ers to end the game. Between
them. Rowe and Choate struck
out nine.
Hardee turned around and
played at home on Friday night
against the visiting Lake Placid
junior Green Dragons. Albritton
went the distance on the mound
in the 10-2 victory.
An error allowed the Dragons
to get one run in the top of the
first. Hardee stranded Grimsley,
who had singled and stolen sec-
ond.
Neither team made progress
in the second inning. In the top
of the third, the junior Dragons
got their.final score on an error
followed by a double. It was 2-
0.
That didn't last long, as the
junior Wildcats plated four runs
in the bat-around home half of
the third. Briones started it with
a walk. Altman and Alamia
each singled. With two down.


Palmer was safe on an error and
Albritton tripled to clear the
bases. He was stranded by the
last out, but Hardee was up 4-2.
Both teams were three up,
three down in the fourth, frame..
In the fifth, Lake Placid left one
batter on base. Hardee added a .
pair of scores. With two down,
Grimsley walked and Palmer
singled. Albritton was safe on
an error, which let the other two
runners score. It was 6-2.
A walk and fielder's choice
left one Dragon on base in the
top of the sixth. Hardee brought
another four runners home. For-
rester drew a walk and Briones
singled. With one down, Alamia
singled. Grimsley walked and
Palmer singled, pushing run-
ners ahead of him across home
plate.
When Lake Placid didn't
score in the top of the seventh,
Hardee had the 10-2 win.
"Our hitting is coming
around. Garrett, Jeremy and,
Cole pitched well, but we're
nowhere where we want to be.'
There are a lot of things to work
on," said Head Coach John
Sharp, whose job it is to prepare
players for the varsity-level.


Golden Nuggets -,
By Lorraine Gillespie ,
Alpha & Omega Freedom Ministries \


WHY DOES MY CHILD ACT THIS WAY?
Parents, take the following quiz by marking each statement as
True or False:
_ 1.) Children act disrespectfully or destructively because'
they've lost control of themselves.
_ 2.) Children have to learn to feel good about themselves in.
order to be successful.
_ 3.) Some children are more sensitive than others and need.
more understanding with their behaviors.
_ 4.) Inappropriate behavior is usually caused by low s.elf-
esteem.
_ 5.) Parents have to work harder to understand a child who is
behaving inappropriately.
_ 6.) Children will learn to solve their own problems if you
only let them.
_ 7.) When children lose control, they do not know what they
are doing or saying.
8.) Out-of-control behavior is a sign of mental illness.
9.) Special-needs kids require more understanding and a dif-
ferent set of rules.
10.) Kids need to see something as "fair" in order for them to
take it seriously.
We'll give you the answers next week, along with some more
insight into your child's behavior.
A Golden Nugget is showing you how much you know about
effective parenting. It is the parent's responsibility to help the child
to develop.


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NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION

The City of Wauchula, does hereby give notice that a SPECIAL ELECTION will be held in
WAUCHULA, County of HARDEE, State of Florida, on the TENTH day of MAY, 2011, A.D.,
to fill Vacant Seats One (1), Three (3), Four (4), Five (5), and Seven (7) of the City
Commission.

Candidates for the office of City Commissioner shall qualify for and be elected by seat
numbers designated one (1) through seven (7). Six (6) members shall be known as dis-
trict commission members and they shall be qualified electors of and reside within their
respective two (2) member districts for a period of one (1) year prior to filing as candidate
for election for such district. The seventh (7th) member shall be a qualified elector, and a
resident of the city for one (1) year prior to qualifying as a candidate, but .need not reside
in any particular district.

Qualification period for candidates for the office of City Commissioner will begin March
21, 2011 at 12:00p.m. (noon) and will end March 25, 2011 at 12:00p.m (noon). All quali-
fying documents need to be filed with the City Clerk at 126 S. 7th Avenue, Wauchula, FL.

Only City of Wauchula residents registered to vote in the following precincts will be able
to vote:

Precinct (4) First United Methodist Church of Wauchula (Fellowship Hall)
207 North 7th Avenue (Wauchula)

Precinct (6) County Commission Chamber 412 W. Orange St. (Wauchula)

Precinct (10) Wauchula City Hall 225 E. Main St. (Wauchula)


AVISO DE ELECTION ESPECIAL

La Ciudad de Wauchula, por este medio avisan de que uria elecci6n especial que se hara
en Wauchula, condado de Hardee, Estado de Florida, el dia diez de mayo de 2011, AD,
para Ilenar puestos vacantes de un (1), Tres (3 ), Cuatro (4), cinco (5), y los siete (7) de
la Comisi6n Municipal.

Los candidates para el cargo de comisionado de la ciudad se beneficiaran y seran elegi-
dos por nimeros de asiento designado a uno (1) a siete (7). Seis (6) miembros seran
conocidos como miembros de la comisi6n del distrito, y seran electores capacitados de
y residir dentro de sus respectivos dos (2) de distritos por un period de un (1) afio antes
de presentarse como candidate a las elecciones de dicho distrito. El s6ptimo (7 9) El
usuario debera ser un elector calificado, y un resident de la ciudad por un (1) afo antes
de calificar como candidate, pero no es necesario residir en cualquier distrito en particu-
lar.

Speriodo de cualificaci6n de candidates para el 'cargo de Comisionado de la Ciudad
comenzara el 21 de marzo 2011 a las 24:00 (Mediodia) y finalizard 25 de marzo 2011 a
las 12:00 p.,m (mediodia). Todos los documents de calificaci6n deben ser presentados
ante la Secretaria de la Ciudad en 126 S. Avenida 7 de Wauchula, FL.

S61o los residents de la Ciudad de Wauchula registrado para votar en el recinto tris la
voluntad de poder votar:

Distrito Electoral (4) Primera Iglesia Metodista Unida de Wauchula (Fellowship Hall)
Norte 207 7th Avenue (Wauchula)

Distrito Electoral (6) Camara la Comisi6n del Condado de Orange 412 W. San (Wauchula)


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THANK YOU HARDEE COUNTY!
4-H Foundation Cooking Fred Williams Cooking
Bruce Durrance & the
di First Baptist Church of Bowling Green Praise Team Music Al
Susan Robertson Music John Heath Music
Ron Bromley & the youth of
First Baptist Church of Bowling Green -
Parking & Driving of tractors for transportation
First Christian Church Tables & Chairs
All the ladies that brought the
cakes, pies, cookies and other desserts.
Dennis Sasser of Fields Equipment
for tractors to transport people.
Rev. Jim Davis of Oak Grove Baptist Church -
Assisting With The Drawings
Monica Reas of Florida Fuel Bounce House
And to all the wonderful volunteers and customers that helped to make
our grand opening such a huge success-we say thank you!
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ESTIMATED COST ANALYSIS FOR (1) MILE


'Traditional Resurfacing = $270,000 (brings road to CAT 1) wfe 15 years
Resurfacing Only = $53,000 (brings road to min. CAT 3) life 6 years
Micro-Surfacing (Single) = $28,169 (brings road to min CAT 3) ife 6 years
Micro-Surfacing (Double) = $40.370 (brings road to min CAT 3) lfe 9 years"
Chip Seal (Single) = $24,670 (brings road to min CAT 3) lfe 6 years
Chip Seal (Double) = $46,932 (brings road to min CAT 3) lfe 9 years**
Chip Seal (Triple) = $58,665 (brings road to min CAT 3) Ife 12 years"
Cape Seal = $71,572 (brings road to min CAT3) ife 10 years
Full Depth Reclamation = $300,000 (brings road to CAT 1) life 15 years


* The double and triple applications will have a slightly longer lfe than the single
application, but not double or triple life expectancy.


County Roads To Get Attention


which only record how many
times the counter is run over
during a given time and must be
turned on and off manually.
The new counters cost $835
a piece, minus a $150 trade-in
for the old counters.


The new counters can be
read remotely and tell the dif-
ference between cars and a
truck and also record what time
the vehicle passed.
The commission also direct-
ed Atchley to look into creating


a truck route to divert traffic
around Main Street and down-
town Wauchula during the con-
struction period.
Atchley will also look into
raising the speed limits on Polk
Road and Steve Roberts
Special.


CHAMPIONS


By MICHAEL KELLY
Of The Herald-Advocate
Hardee County has several
road projects in the works in
the coming years.
The Road and Bridge depart-
ment has 35 employees that
look after the 310 miles of
paved roads and 200 miles of
unpaved roads in the county.
Unpaved roads are motor
graded every four to six weeks
and drag bladed once in be-
tween.
Estimated maintenance costs
are $4,500 per year per mile for
paved roads and $10,000 per
mile per year for unpaved
roads.
County Road 663 North will
be resurfaced this year. It is 3.6
miles between S.R. 62 to the
Polk County line and comes at a
cost of $2,593,100.
The money is coming from
American Recovery and Rein-
vestment Act stimulus funds
and the work will be completed
by the Florida Department of
Transportation (FDOT).
Sweetwater Road will be
resurfaced this year from
Crewsville Road to S.R. 66 and
is 4.7 miles long. It will cost
$2,552,471.
The project includes full
depth road reclamation and


replacing both single lane tim-
ber bridges.
The funding is provided by a
Small County Operations Pro-
gram (SCOP) grant' and the
work will be done by FDOT.
In 2012, Parnell Road will be
resurfaced from S.R. 64 to
Steve Roberts Special.
The 4.8 mile stretch will cost-
$2,174,466 and will be paid for
by FDOT using a Small County
Road Assistance Program
(SCRAP) grant.
North Hammock Road is
also scheduled to be resurfaced
next year.
This 2.2 mile stretch will
cost $994,041 and will be paid
for by a SCRAP grant.
The remaining half mile of
Moffitt Road will be paved
from Sasser Road to Dallas
McClellan Road to complete
the project.
Bostick Road will be
widened, resurfaced, and the
drainage improved, starting this
year. The 1.6 mile road goes
from U.S. 17 to Hobb Road.
Walker Avenue in Limestone
will be extended 400 feet out to
Murphy Road, much needed
because, the Limestone resi-
dents south of the railroad
tracks could be hemmed in
when a train sits on the crossing


for long periods of time as it is
apt to do.
Vandolah Road is 4 miles
long and is scheduled to be
resurfaced in 2013/2014.
Main Street in Wauchula will
also be resurfaced in the near
future from Ohio Street to
Fourth Avenue. The stretch of
road is owned by Hardee
County, even through it goes
through downtown Wauchula.
Kevin Atchley, director of
public works and county engi-
neer, said the Wauchula City
Commission recently agreed to
contribute $120,000 towards
the project, but is unsure if that
is still the case since five of the
commissioners were removed
from office.
In order to better maintain
roads, the county will purchase
Micropaver software, used by
more than 600 cities and coun-
ties.
The program cost $1,040 and
provides evaluation methods
for maintaining both paved and
unpaved roads.
Once the condition of all the
roads is input into the system, it
will help staff determine which
road is in the greatest need of
repair or resurfacing.
The county will also replace
its 42 junior traffic counters,


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Hardee Minors division, posting a 6-1 record for the five-day tournament. On the win-
ning squad were (first row, left to right) Ethan Hollinger, Cody Helms, Zack Dueberry
and Kyle Gilliard; (second row) J.C. Kulig, Miguel Ruiz, Drew McGuckin, Jose Alemon,
Trenton Roberson and Lane Parks; (back row) coaches Willie Dickerson, Wally Helms,
Robert Dueberry and Andrew McGuckin.



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BGE Presents 'Proud Panthers' For 2nd Quarter


: COURTESY PHOTOS
Kindergarteners who received the Proud Panther Award were (front row, from left)
David McQuaig, Amy Farias, Ethen Arreola and Jassmine Maldonado-Oropeza; (back
row) Maxwell Kimball, Brody Waters, Jennifer Hernandez-Garcia and Jesus Rodriguez.


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The first graders at Bowling Green Elementary School who were granted the Proud
Panther Award were (front row, from left) Lane Revell, Jose Castaneda and Destiny
Badillo; (back row) Rodrigo Gutierrez, Samantha Maldonado, Ivan Molina, Jennifer
Chavez and Eric'Felix; not pictured were Jaden Rodriguez and Fernando Castillo.


Second-grade students who became Proud Panthers because of their accomplish-
ments were (front row, from left) Savannah Sperry, Kimberly Walton, Karson Stewart
and Jessalin Arreola; (back row) Kaylee Bautista-Luviano, Scarlett Torres, Alexandra
SojlijAndrew Casey, Mikel Picazo and Adela Velasco.


Third-grade winners of the Proud Panther Award for citizenship were (front row, from.
left) Lorena Perez-Alvarado, Arturo Bautista, Jessica Rodriguez and Esmeralda Cruz-
Jose; (back row) Tyresha Mclvery, Esmeralda Lopez, Marcelino Cisneros, Evan Webster*
and Maria Roque Gutierrez; not pictured were Oren Crawford and Marisela Hinojos.


Fourth-grade students who were acknowledged for their good character were (front
row, from left) Tiffany Velasquez, Ryan Knight and Anareli Covarrubias; (back row)
Joshua McQuaig, Jessica Wilkerson, Olga DeJesus, Amber McCall and Alexandra
Castillo; not pictured was Cassidy Wilson.


Fifth graders who were recognized for their outstanding leadership were (front row,
from left) Juan Gaitan, Jaz'lyn Perry and Austin Jones; (back row) Jenny Lopez, Alexis
McBride, Stephanie Figueroa and Ray Ramirez; not pictured was Victoria Ibarra.


HJHS Volleyball Underway


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
The Hardee Junior High v6l-
leyball teams got their 2011
season going on Monday with a
trip to Lake Placid.
The girls are divided into two
squads. The seventh graders
play at 5:30 and the eighth
graders about 6:30, 10 minutes
after the finish of the first
match.
Coaches Becky Carlton and
Amy MontsDeOca have a host
of players to choose from for
each match.
On the eighth grade team are
Emily Albritton, Makayla Deu-
berry, Brooke Dixon, Tiffany
Flores, Kendall Gough, Milli
Jones, Jakaysha Lindsey, Das-
mine McMillian, Haneen
.Otallah, Georgeanne Paris,


Courtnee Richardson, Gemi
Saunders, Tamara St. Fort,
Destiny Thompson and Alex
Ullrich, a good combination of
height and agility for spiking,
digging and setting.
The same goes for the sev-
enth grade squad, which in-I
cludes Katey Crawford, Kat-
lyne Forrester, Josie Hancock,
Atasha Johnston, Claudia
Klein, Cecilia Lucatero-Huerta,
Victoria McGhin, Alexis Me-
lendez,. Brenda Miramontes,
Cheyenne Pohl, Alyssa Tatum
and Karley White.
Hardee plays in the Heartland
Conference, with Lake Placid,
Hill-Gustat, Avon Park, Sebring
and DeSoto. The schedule con-
tinues through April 18, with no
games during Spring Break,
March 21-25.


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Coaches:
Becky Carlton and Amy MontsDeOca


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TYPING Er SHORTHAND


WERE SCHOOL SUBJECTS


By CASSANDRA LOVERING
Special To The Herald-Advocate
I interviewed JoAnn Faircloth Blum
for this assignment
Q: When were you born?
A: June 18, 1949.
Q: Where were yoA born?
A: Palmetto Clinic in Wauchula. Dr.
Smith.
Q: Where did you go to school?
A: Wauchula Elementary, Hardee
Junior High, and Hardee Senior High.
Q, What subjects were there?
A: Americanism vs. Communism,
P.E., typing and shorthand. My short-
hand
teacher was
Francis
Causey and
Mrs.
Barrows was my typing teacher.
Q: How did you get to school?
A: I walked about one or one arid a
half miles to and from school every day.
Q: How long did you go to school?
A: I went to school from kindergarten
all the way until I graduated.
Q: What type of games did you
play?
A: I played hopscotch, jump rope,
jacks, dolls, cowboys vs. Indians, and
just made up our own fun, in elemen-
tary. And in junior high and high
school, I listened to Elvis and The
Beatles records for fun.
Q: What type of chores did you
have to do?
A: Everything around the house, like
washing dishes, washing clothes, iron-
ing, pulled weeds, sweep, and kept up
with my room. I also used to volunteer
at a church and do work there as well.
Q: Did you have a job?
A: I washed dishes and waitressed at
a restaurant. I also babysat.
Q: Where did you work?
A: Green's Restaurant on Main
Street.
Q: How old were you when you got
your job?
A: I was about 15 or 16 when I start-


ed working..
Q: How big of a family did you
have?
A: I had a family of six. It was my
mo'm, grandpa, grandma and three
brothers and one sister. But with me
included, we had a family of seven.
Q: How did you and your family
get along?
A: Well, we fought like usual mod-
em-day siblings, and even to this day
we still do.
Q: What type of house did you live
in?
A: We lived in a four-bedroom house,
which we rented.
Q: When did you get married?
A: I got married to Reverend Albert
Blum on Feb. 20, 1970.
Q: When did you start having kids?
A: I had my first son, James, in 1970; in
1972 I had my second son, Chris; and
last of all in 1984 I had my daughter,
Samantha.
Back In Time is the result of a class
assignment given to ninth graders at
Hardee Senior High School. Each stu-
dent is asked to interview an older
person. Selected interviews are pub-
lished here as an encouragement to
the students and for the enjoyment of
our readers.


AA Boys Play Thr


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
The AA or Machine Pitch
boys division piled on three
more games to finish off last
week.
There will be no games next
week as it is Spring Break
week. Games are played on
Field I at 7 p.m. four nights a
week at the new baseball fields
off Doyle Carlton Road behind
the Armory.
Last Tuesday, the Rapid Tech
Lugnuts nipped the Peace River
Electric Co. (PRECo) Muck
Ducks 10-9 in a thriller.
Leadoff batter Kaden Bryan
came home three times for the
Lugnuts. Tyler Hooten chipped
in with twin scores and Rafael
Cabrera, Colton Block, Caleb
Block, Jake Stephens and Jose
Rivera added a run each. Other
players for coaches Brent Step-
hens, Scott Bryan and Mike Da-
vis are Steven Jackson, Hunter
Davis, Caleb Macias, Alejandro
Gonzalez and Isaac Kuen.
Cason Gough, Vicente Cha-


idez and Clay Hancock were
the only twin-tally batters for
the Muck Dogs. Oscar De-
Santiago, Clayton Harris and
Joseph Wood each crossed
home plate once. Other players
for the Muck Dogs are Jace
Bryan, Adam Montes, Ari
Soles, Bryan Flores and Bobby
Flores. They are coached by
J.R. Gough, Peck Harris and
Derren Bryan.
Thursday's game was another
thriller, with the Nickerson
Dairy Mud cats prevailing 5-3
over the Alan Jay Automotive
Storm.
Dylan Lambert and Cory
Gough scored in the first inning
for the Mudcats. Isaac Badidllo
added a run in the fourth inning
and Joel Alvarez and Vincente
Cabrera each added a run in the
fifth. Also playing for the
Mudcats are Hayden Mushrush,
Alex Fenton, Cayden Johnson,
Justin Cruz, Rafael Hubbell and
Ethan Eillis. They are coached
by Brandon Lambert.
The Storm pocketed a pair of


Ozone Add Three


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Majors baseball, called the
Ozone division this year, put
three more games in the book at
the end of last week.
There are no games next
week as it is Spring Break
week. Games will resume .on
March 28. They are held on the
new fields off Doyle Carlton
Road south of the Armory.
On Tuesday of last week, the
Joe L. Davis Braves beat the
Albritton Insurance Giants 8-2.
For the Braves, Parker Carl-
ton, Hayden Lindsey and Will
Roberts rounded the bases
twice apiece. Josh Carlton and
Tanner Carlton each added a
run. Also playing for coaches
Dale Carlton, Matt Carlton and
Jason Carlton are Boone Paris,
Joc'Quez Thomas, Nick Ni-
chols, Jessie Pilkington, Augus-
tine Flores and Ricardo Ale-
man.
Brandon Franks and Joseph


Crawford scored in a sixth-
inning rally for the Giants.
Other Giants are Landon Al-
britton, Kole Robertson, Thom-
as Atchley, Braddock Collum,
Daniel Ortiz, Ryan Moore,
Tirease Morris, Kai Shakir-
Washington, Edgar Lucatero
and Ivan Badillo. They are
coached by Joe Albritton, Jamie
Franks and Bobby Calves.
On Thursday night, the Coun-
try Side Growers Rays swept
the All Creatures Animal Hos-
ital Reds 10-2.
Carlos Camocho, Cody Cum-
bee and Tucker Albritton cir-
cled the bases twice apiece for
the Rays. Jhett See, Jacob
Barton, Danny Owens and
Jimmy Lane each added a run.
Also playing for coaches Jack
See and Lamar Cumbee are
Jason Alamia, Cade Roberts,
'J.T. Bryant and Jacob hebert.
For the Reds, Kyle Hewett
and Frankie Coronado each put
a run on the board. Other Reds


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runs in the first inning by
Greysen Weeks and Elias
Ramirez, while Owen Sch-
raeder added a run in the third.
Other players for coaches Jose,
Camilo, Willie Gilliard and Bo
Conerly are Presley Gilliard,
DerekCamilo, Brinson Conerly,
Dawson Bryant, Jason Walker,
Brandon Wilson, Austin Alamia
and Chase Ross.
The week ended with another
close encounter as the Muck
Dogs edged the Bar Crescent D
River Dogs 8-7 on Friday night.
Cason Gough and Chaidez
'each put a pair of runs on the
board for the Muck Dogs.
Montes, Bryan Flores and
Bobby Flores each added a run.
Fidencio Davila circled the
bases three times for the River
Dogs. Oscar Deleon added twin
scores and Kipp Cooper and
Palmer Klein each added a run.
Also playing for coach Jason
Gainous are Emery Smith,
Bruce Baughman, Lane Revell, "
-Nick Gainous, David Navarro,
Daniel Cantu and Gage Garza.


Games
are Jax Ullrich, Larrett Smith,
Aaron Harrison, Jesse Santoyo,'
Jaylon Ramirez, Hunter Scran-
ton, Elias Montoya. and Ben!
Staton. They are coached by.
Kenny Hewett and Jamie Har-:,
rison.
On Friday night, the Chap-
man Fruit Co. Red Sox ran past
the Giants 14-3.
Leadoff batter Wyatt Zeigler
and Alex Rodriguez were the
only triple-tally batters for the
Red Sox. Keith Choate and
Mason Block each scored
twice, and Kyle Choate, Pablo
Salgado, Tony Servin and Zack
Macias each chipped in with a.,
run. Others playing for coaches
Jose Flores, Michael Choate
and Jeff Block are Isaac Flores,
Daniel Everett, Johnny 'Shelton
and Cody VanSickle.
Robertson crossed home
plate twice for the Giants and
Crawford added a solo score.


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1st Annual Magnificent Morn Contest
First Christian Church of Wauchula

We want to know why your mom is the most magnificent
person in your life.
THREE special moms will receive a day of pampering on
SUNDAY, APRIL 10TH.
It will be all about Mom! A time for her to relax, indulge and
leave worries behind.



Here's a sneak peek of the services for her to enjoy:
Shampoo
Style
Manicure
Hand Scrubs and Hand Massages
Foot Soaks
Mini-Pedi
Eyebrow/Lip Waxes
Gift basket with self-pampering treats
And what would be complete without amazing sweets?!




THINGS TO KNOW & HOW TO ENTER YOUR MOM:
Winners must be available to receive their prize on SUNDAY, APRIL
10TH from 10:00 AM 1:00 PM.
Entries should be sent to:

First Christian Church of Wauchula
1121 Louisiana St., Wauchula, FL 33873
OR
Email: info@(,onefamilyonefocus.com

Entries should be less than 400 words, legibly written or typed.
Entries should include: name of person submitting entry, phone number,
mailing address or email, and mother's name and home address.
The nominated mother must reside in Hardee County.
Submit entry NO LATER than THURSDAY, MARCH 31ST.
Winning stories will be published in the Herald Advocate.


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 25-2009-CA-000729
PREMIER AMERICAN BANK,
N.A., a successor In Interest to
PENINSULA BANK,
Plaintiff,
vs.
FRANK E. MENKE III, as
Successor Trustee of the D.B.T.
LAND TRUST u/a/d April 12,
2006; FRANK E. MENKE III, Indi-
vidually; SWEETWATER RANCH
PARTNERS, LLC, a Florida limit-
ed liability company, LEFTWICH
CONSULTING ENGINEERS, INC.,
a Florida corporation; ENTRIX,
INC., a foreign corporation,
PICKETT AND ASSOCIATES,
INC., a Florida corporation, and
CANIN ASSOCIATES, INC., a
Florida corporation,
Defendants.


NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Summary Final
Judgment dated Feb. 23, 2011,
and entered In Civil Action
Number 25-2009-CA-000729 In
the Circuit Court of the Tenth
Judicial Circuit In and for Hardee
County, Florida, wherein PRE-
MIER AMERICAN BANK, NA. Is
the Plaintiff and FRANK E.
MENKE III, as Successor Trustee;
D.B.T. LAND TRUST u/a/d April
12, 2006; FRANK E. MENKE III;
SWEETWATER RANCH PART-
NERS, LLC; LEFTWICH CON-
SULTING ENGINEERS, INC.;
ENTRIX, INC.; PICKETT AND
ASSOCIATES, and CANIN ASSO-
CIATES, INC. are the Defendants.
I WILL SELL to the highest bid-
der for cash beginning at 11:00
a.m. at the Hardee County
Courthouse, 417 West Main
Street, Second Floor Hallway
(outside of Room 202) Wauchula,
FL 33873, on March 23, 2011 In
accordance with Chapter 45
Florida Statutes the following
described property as set forth In
said final judgment, to wit:
A parcel of land lying In
Section 23; Township 35
South, Range 25 East,
Hardee County, Florida
described as follows:
Begin at the SE corner of
said Section 23 for POINT
OF BEGINNING; Thence S
88* 45' 54" W along South
line of said Section 23,
231.26 feet; Thence N. 01
22' 24" W, 2223.10 feet;
Thence N. 02* 22' 51" W,
416.85 feet; Thence N 88*
38' 58" E, 235.97 feet to
East line of said Section
23; Thence S 01 25' 49" E
along said East line;
2640.35 feet to POINT OF
BEGINNING.
The NE 1/4 and the South
1/2 of Section 24,
Township 35 South, Range
25 East, Hardee County,
Florida.
The E 1/2 of S 1/4 of NW
1/4; The W 1/2 of S 1/4 of
NW 1/4; The NE 1/4 of SW
1/4 and the NW 1/4 of SW
1/4. All being In Section 19,
Township 35 South, Range
26 East, Hardee County,
Florida. Less County Road
RIGHT-OF-WAY (Dallas
McClelland Road) along
East side, as described In
Quit-claim Deed recorded
in O.R. Book 612, Page
294, of the Public Records
of Hardee County, Florida.
Any person claiming an Interest
In the surplus from the sale, If
any, other than the property
owner, as of the date of the lis
pendens must file a claim within
60 days after the sale.
Dated Feb. 23, 2011.
B. Hugh Bradley,
Clerk of The Court
BY: Connie Coker
Deputy Clerk


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NO. 252010CP000079S
IN RE: ESTATE OF
CHARLES T. COLLIE,
Deceased.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the
estate of Charles Collie,
deceased, whose date of death
was October 31, 2008, Is pending
in the Circuit Court for Hardee
County, Florida, Probate Division,
the address of which is P 0
Drawer 1749, Wauchula, FL
33873. The names and addresses
of the personal representative
and the personal representative's
attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate, on whom a copy of this.1
notice is required to be served
must file their claims with this,
court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-


Wors


VARSITY SOFTBALL


A Daily Thought
THURSDAY
God is a safe place to hide,
ready to help when we need
Him. We stand fearless at
the cliff-edge of doom,
courageous in seastorm and
earthquake, before the rush
and roar of oceans, the
tremors that shift mountains.
Psalm 46:1-3 (ME)

FRIDAY
Paul writes, "I always thank
God for you, Philemon, in my
constant prayers for you all,
for I have heard how you
love and trust both the Lord
Jesus Himself and those
who believe in Him. And I
pray that those who share
your faith may also share
your knowledge of all the
good things that believing in
Jesus Christ can mean to
us."
Philemon 1:4-5 (PME)


SATURDAY
The world is firmly estab-
lished; it cannot be'moved.
Let the heavens rejoice, let
the earth be glad, let them
say among the nations, "The
Lord reigns." Let the sea
resound, and all that is in it;
let the fields be jubilant, and
everything in them . Give
thanks to the Lord, for He is
good; His love endures for-
ever.
I Chronicles 16:30b-32, 34 (NIV)

SUNDAY
Be most careful then how
you conduct yourselves, like
sensible men, not like sim-
pletons. Use your present
opportunities to the full . .
and in the name of our Lord
Jesus Christ, give thanks
every day for everything to
our God and Father.
Ephesians 5:15, 20 (NEB)

MONDAY
The wise see danger ahead
and avoid it, but fools keep
going and get into trouble.
Respecting the Lord, and not
being proud, will bring you
wealth, honor and life (eter-
nal).
Proverbs 22:3-4 (NCV)

TUESDAY
While we were yet helpless,
at the right time, Christ died
for the ungodly . God
shows His love for us in that
while we were yet sinners,
Christ died for us.
Romans 5:6, 8 (RSV)

WEDNESDAY
Don't be afraid, for I am with
you. Do not be dismayed, for
I am aYour God. I will streng-
then you. I will help you. I will
uphold youwith My victori-
ous right hand.
Isaiah 41:10 (NLT)

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


A nealthy adult takes about
23,000 breaths a day.


; If you want your spouse to
listen and pay strict atten-
tion to every word you say,
talk in your sleep.
-Anonymous


dent and other persons having
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,
ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2)
YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED. 4
The date of first publication of
this Notice is March 10, 2011.
Personal Representative:
Debra Brandon Collie


Attorney for Personal
Representative:
Sara Howeller
Florida Bar No. 0847100
182 S. Central Ave.
Oviedo, FL 32765
(407) 977-7822
(407) 977-7824 Facsimile


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S. PHOTOS BY RALPH HARRISON
Varsity softball picked up a pair of wins last week; (kneeling, from left to right), Caylah Coker, Summer Sisum, Anna
Galvez, Addison Aubry, Elvira Servin, Chantel "Bailey" Carlton, and Karinna Fernandez; (back) Kayla Knight, Penny
McGuire, Arissa Camel, Brooke Tyson, Karlee Henderson, Courtney Parks, Kate Thomas and Head Coach Sharri
Knight; missing assistant coach Julian Garcia.


JV SOFTBALL


JV Softball is learning every game; (first row, from left) Maxee Khang, America Sandoval, Nicole Franks, Virldiana
Chavez, Anjelica Jackson, Briona Speights and Noemi Navarro; (back) Head Coach Melanie Henderson, Michelle
Delatorre, McKenzie Staton, Rachel Coker, Crystal Huerta, Isabel Abel and Coach Linda Arrendondo; missing, Amber
Franks.








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March 17, 2011, The Herald-Advocate 5B


SLady 'Cats Win A Pair' Machine Pitch Marches Off


w


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
A combined 27-10 in the last
two games may mean the
Hardee Lady Wildcats are on
the move.
The varsity girls won 14-7 at
Bradenton Southeast and 13-3
at Palmetto in games in the last
10 days.
This week, they hosted Se-
bring on Monday and greet
" Lemon Bay today (Thursday).
Tomorrow they travel to Sara-
sota to play Cardinal Mooney.
There is one game during
Spring Break, on Monday at
home for a visit from Booker.
They break then until March 29
at hoqie for Haines City, March
30-Bradenton Southeast at
home, and March 31 at Lemon
Bay.
"We're hitting the ball much
better," Lady Wildcat coach
Sharri Knight said.

HARDEE 14,
SOUTHEAST 7
In this first of a pair of road
games, Hardee got behind early
and had to recoup for the win.
It 'was three up, three down
for Hardee in the opening in-
ning. Southeast got twin tallies
on a pair of hits, a sacrifice,
another hit and an error
Brook Tyson got Hardee
going in the top of the second
with a single and stolen base. A
'Kate Thomas sacrifice, Court-


ney Parks walk and Karlee
Henderson hit kept the girls
moving to make it 2-1. South-
east responded with a run on
two hits and an error. It was 3-
1.
It was the fourth inning
before Hardee broke loose.
Senior catcher Elvira Servin
singled as did Tyson and
Thomas. When Parks singled,
the runs began mounting up.
After a Henderson sacrifice,
Addison Aubry, Anna Galvez
and Caylah Coker all singled.
Kayla Knight got a singled to
left field before Servin was up
again for the final out. When
the dust settled, Hardee had put
a half dozen runs on the board
and led 7-3.
Southeast wasn't about to
quit and put three runs on the
board in the home half of the
fourth to make it 7-6.
It was quiet again in the fifth
inning, but the sixth was a
blockbuster for Hardee. The
Lady Wildcats plated seven
runners as 11 batters went to the
plate. Eight hits and a pair of
sacrifices made the score 14-6.
In the home half of the sev-
enth, Bradenton got one run on
a hit and an error, making the
final score 14-7.

HARDEE 13, PALMETTO 3
Hardee went over to play the
Palmetto Lady Tigers last
Tuesday and came home with


the 13 -3 win.
Coker walked, Servin singled
and Thomas singled. All came
across home plate in the first
inning as Parks singled and
Henderson and Aubry both
walked to push runners along.
Hardee led 3-0.
The Lady Tigers got a pair of
scores in the home half of the
first on three hits and three
walks. It was 3-2.
Hardee went back to work,
starting again with Coker, who
singled to right field. Knight
and Servin both doubled. A
Thomas singled brought the last
of three runners across home
plate to make it 6-2.
Palmetto plated one run on a
walk, stolen base and sacrifice.
At the end of two innings,
Hardee led 6-3.
Aubry opened the third frame
with a double and rode home on
a Knight triple. A Servin singled
brought Knight home. It was 8-
3. Knight struck out two and got
another batter to ground out in
the bottom of the third.
Hardee put another trio of tal-
lies in the book in the top of the
fourth, while Palmetto was
three up, three down.
The Lady 'Cats picked up a
run in the sixth by Servin and
one in the seventh by Aubry.
When Palmetto didn't score in
the home half of the sixth,
Hardee had won 13-3 on the 10-
run mercy rule.


fourth in consolation. The Cen-
tral District Tournament Pro
Division, also in Sebring,
.placed Ruth Brown in fourth in
the main event and Larry
Brown second in consolation.
In the amateur event, Lou
placed fourth in the consola-
tion. Great job!

SPOTLIGHT
Charles "Bud" and Alma
Early from Freeport, Pa., will
be married five years in May.
They have a combined family
of 11 children, 22 grandchildren
and 18 great-grandchildren.
Bud, who will be 90 this
month, retired from Alleghany
Ludlum Steel Co. after 42 years
and is extremely proud to be a
WWII veteran, having reached
the rank of sergeant major and
serving on every battlefront
campaign. He earned four
bronze stars and landed on
Omaha Beach under Gen.
George Patton.
Alma was a nurse assistant at
Armstrong County Memorial
Hospital for 32 years, and
enjoys puzzles.
Both love to travel, play
board games and shuffle. They
love the park because of the
friendships they made, the ac-
tivities offered as well as every-
one here looks out for and helps
each other. What a great park'
we live in!


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
The 2011 Machine Pitch
baseball season is already under
way.
The five teams in this year's
machine-pitch division began
play on the new fields off Doyle
Carlton Road south of the
Armory on Feb. 28. Reports are
available for the first five
games.
On opening night, Feb. 28,
the Bar Crescent D River Dogs
downed the Nickerson Dairy
Mud Cats 13-3.
The Riverdogs, coached by
Jason Gainous, got three runs
apiece from leadoff batter
Palmer Klein and Fidencio
Davila. Kipp Cooper chipped in
with a pair of tallies and Oscar
DeLeon, Emery Smith, Bruce
Baughman, Lane Revell and
Nicholos Gainous each added a
run. Other players for the River
Dogs are David Cantu, David
Navarro Jr. and Gage Garza.
Dylan Lambert, Isaac Badillo
and Cayden Johnson each put a
run on the board for the Mud
Cats. Also playing for coach
Brandon Lambert are Rafael
Hubbell, Seth Gough, Joel
Alvarez, Vicente Cabrera Jr.,
Justin Cruz, Alexander Fenton,
Ethan Willis and Robert
Mushrush.
The March 1 game was a


I


As our season is coming to
an end, we ask for travel mer-
cies for all those who are leav-
ing each and every week.
Managers Jim and Ann, their
staff, and Activity Director
Janet and all her volunteers
have made this season an out-
standing season.
We have many items on the
agenda for November and we'll
look forward to seeing every-
one back at their winter get-
away.

CHAPEL
Zaneth Casteel played the
harp as Wayne and Lynne Shick
and Larry and Ruth Brown
greeted 165. Dan Yurovich
spoke on the Christian Flag,
then led the prayer followed by
Karen Templeton, who sang the
solo "Because He Lives."
The choir, directed by Sandy
Feeser, sang "Spirit Song" ac-
companied by Zaneth on the
harp and Cheryl Conkle on the
piano. Pastor Jason spoke from
Matthew 24, "Have You Been A
Faithful Servant Of God?"
Communion followed.

COFFEE
Enjoying coffee and dough-


nuts were 248 as I led the
pledge and Janet the prayer..
Our speaker, Dee from the
Bowling Green Post Office,
explained the new rules to have
our mail forwarded to our
homes in the North.
Many activities are taking
place during these last few
weeks as more and more head
back home. The attendance of
350 for our Variety Show was a
great success! Many coupons
were given away, with Bernie
Merema winning the Perkins
pie and Grace Moore the 50/50.

ACTIVITIES
Bowling: Glen Learn took
both high game, 228, and high
series, 541. There were many
over-200 games: Bernie Me-
rema 202, Bob Gregoire 210,
and Jim Noble 205. For the
ladies, Marilyn Achard had
high game 167 and Terry
Stamm high series 441.
Steve Mclntire picked up a
6-9-10-7 split, Frank Feeser the
5-10 split, and Dave Thompson
the 3-10 split. Great bowling!
Shuffle: At a state amateur
tournament in Sebring, Lynn
Shick won fourth in the main
event and Lou Faulkner took


Pioneer Creek RV News
By Reggie DeSmet and Sharon Magee


THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
NOTICE OF RULE REVISION or MODIFICATION
Rule No. 2.46 Date: March 10, 2011
SUBJECT: Rule: OPEN HOUSE FOR SCHOOLS
Subject Area or Existing Rule: The proposed rule establishes a policy for holding Open
House at schools.
Citation of Legal Authority: 1001.41 (2) F.S.
Preliminary Text:
Rule: Each school shall plan and hold an "Open House" at some time during
the first fifteen days of school. Principals are encouraged to coordinate
the times and dates of Open House.
Specific Law Implemented: 1001.41 (2) F S.
Executive Summary of Rule: The proposed rule establishes a policy for holding Open
House at schools by adoption of recommendations by the Superintendent of Schools.
Statement of Regulatory costs: The proposed rule will create no additional district eco-
nomic impact in excess of $100 except for the cost of printing and distributions.
Location of Meeting, Time and Date: Hardee School Board Meeting Room, 230 South
Florida Avenue, Wauchula, FL at 5:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be
heard on April 14, 2011.
Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding
the statement of estimated regulatory costs or to provide a proposal for a lower cost reg-
ulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice.
Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule
Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future.
Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request,
in writing a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in
writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the
person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The
School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to
present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration.
Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records sub-
mitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing, to the
Superintendent of Schools.
Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed
and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School
Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule.
Notice: If you need accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify
David Durastanti the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 773-9058 or at the Hardee
School Board, 1009 North 6th Avenue, Wauchula, Florida 33873 at least 48 hours prior
to the meeting or workshop.
Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of the proposed
rule shall be filed in the office of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to Section
120.54(3)(e), Fla. Stat.
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THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
NOTICE OF RULE REVISION or MODIFICATION


Date: March 10, 2011


Rule No. 2.04


SUBJECT: LENGTH OF SCHOOL DAY
Subject Area or Existing Rule: The proposed rule establishes a policy defining a
school day for Hardee County schools.
Citation of Legal Authority: State Board of Education Rule 6A-1.45111, 1001.41,
1001.42, 1011.60 (2). 1011.62, ES.
Preliminary Text:
Rule: State Board of Education Rule 6A-1.045111 defines a school day.
Hardee County District Schools shall be in session for the minimum time
required by law.
Specific Law Implemented: State Board of Education Rule 6A-1.45111, 1001.41,
1001.42, 1011.60 (2). 1011.62, F.S.
Executive Summary of Rule: The proposed rule establishes a policy defining a school
day for Hardee County schools by adoption of recommendations from the
Superintendent of Schools.
Statement of Regulatory costs: The proposed rule will create no additional district eco-
nomic impact in excess of $100 except for the cost of printing and distributions.
Location of Meeting, Time and Date: Hardee School Board Meeting Room, 230 South
Florida Avenue, Wauchula, FL at 5:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be
heard on April 14, 2011.
Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding
the statement of estimated regulatory costs or to provide a proposal for a lower cost reg-
ulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice.
Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule
Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future.
Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request,
in writing a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in
writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the
person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The
School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to
present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration.
Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records sub-
mitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing, to the
Superintendent of Schools.
Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed
and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School
Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule.
Notice: If you need accommodation in order to participate in this process, please noti-
fy, David Durastanti the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 773-9058 or at the Hardee
School Board, 1009 North 6th Avenue, Wauchula, Florida 33873 at least 48 hours prior
to the meeting or workshop.
Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of the proposed
rule shall be filed in the office of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to Section
120.54(3)(e), Fla. Stat.
3:17c


nail-biter, with the Rapid Tech
Lugnuts nipping the Alan Jay
Automotive Storm 5-4.
Caleb Block circled the bases
twice for the Lugnuts. Kaden
Bryan, Caleb Macias and Jose
Rivera added a run apiece.
Other playing for coaches Brent
Stephens, Scott Bryan and
Mike Davis are Colton Block,
Steven Jackson, Tyler Hooten,
Jake Stephens, Hunter Davis,
Rafael Cabrera, Alejandro
Gonzalez and Isaac Kuen.
Owen Schraeder came
around to cross home plate
three times for the Storm.
Greysen Weeks added the extra
score. Others on the squad are
Elias Ramirez, Jason Walker,
Brandon Wilson, Derek Ca-
milo, Brinson Conerly, Presley
Gilliard, Dawson Bryant, Chace
Ross and Austin Alamia. They
are coached by Jose Camilo,
Willie Gilliard and Bo Conerly.
In game three on Thursday,
March 3, the Rapid Tech
Lugnuts pocketed another win,
this one over the Nickerson
Dairy Mud Cats 14-3.
The Lugnuts got twin tallies
from Bryan, Caleb Block,
Hooten and Macias and solo
scores from Cabrera, Jackson,
Colton Block, Davis, Kuen and
Rivera.
Lambert, Johnson and Ca-
brera each put a run on the


board for the Mud Cats.
The first week of play ended
with the Peace River Electric'
Cooperative (PRECo) Muck
Dogs downing the -Alan Jay
Automotive Storm 7-4.
Leadoff batter Cason Gough
and Vicente Chaidez each put a
pair of scores on the board for'
the Muck Dogs. Oscar De-
Santiago, Jace Bryan and
Joseph Wood chipped in with a
run each. Others playing for
coaches J.R. Gough, Peck
Harris and Derren Bryan are
Clayton Harris, Bryan Flores,
Ari .Soles, Clay Hancock,
Bobby Flores and Adam
Montes.
For the Storm, it was Camilo.
and Gilliard the only players to
get all the way home, twice
apiece.
Last week started with a:
Monday game between the Bar'
Crescent D River Dogs and the
Alan Jay Automotive Storm,
with the River Dogs prevailing!
13-3.
Klein, Cooper and DeLeon
each came around to cross,
home three times for the River
Dogs. Davila, Smith, Baugh-'
man and Revell each addel a
run.
Schraeder, Gilliard and i
Ramirez each circled the bases
once for the Storm.











6B The Herald-Advocate, March 17, 2011


: (rl Perfor."er


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Wildcats Split Games


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
A come-from-behind win at
DeSoto was the crowning
achievement for the Hirdee
Wildcat nine last week.
The victory came on the heels
of a 5-3 loss to Fort Meade
when Hardee just couldn't get
those elusive hits.
This week, the only 'Cats
game is the back half of a dou-
ble-header at home against Se-
bring tomorrow (Friday). The
JVs square off at 4 :30 p.m. and
the varsities about 7:30.
The varsity will have a pair of
games early next week, even
though it is Spring Break for
Hardee High School. The Wild-
cats will play at Avon Park on
Monday in another JV/varsity
doubleheader and will go to
Sarasota to play Cardinal
Mooney on Tuesday.
The only games the following
week will be at Frostproof on
March 30 and Bradenton south-
east onApril 1.
The scoresheet for the Har-
dee-Fort Meade was unavail-
able a press time. Head Coach
Steve Rewis reported the
scores. Senior Kyle Ward
pitched six innings and class-
mate Justin Bromley came on in


relief for the seventh inning.
The big game of the week,
however, was the district en-
counter at Arcadia on Friday
night. Junior Murrell Winter
opened on the mound and was
relieved in the fifth by Bromley.
A walk and three strikeouts
retired the Wildcats in the open-
ing inning. A Brady Anderson
homer was the only Bulldog
score in the home half of the
first. A Garrett Anderson hit
went for naught.
It was three up, three down
for Hardee in the second inning,
while DeSoto plated another
run on a hit, an error and anoth-
er hit.
It was quiet again until the
fourth inning. Dalton Hewett
was safe on the left fielder's
errors and went to second on a
Scott Donaldson sacrifice.
Wintz Terrell singled to bring
Hewett home and Justin Knight
followed suit. Lincoln Saunders
then doubled and rode home on
a Dawson Crawford sacrifice. It
was 4-2. .
The Bulldogs reclaimed one
of those runs in the home half
of the fourth on another Ander-:
son homer. DeSoto held Hardee
scoreless in the top of the fifth,,
leaving Jake Mayer stranded


T-Ball Boys Add


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Another trio of games went
by the books in the 2011 T-Ball
season late last week.
There will be no games next
week as it is Spring Break
week. T-Ball games are played
four nights a week on Field 1 at
the new youth baseball park off
Doyle Carlton Road behind the
Armory. Games are at 5:45 p.m.
In last Tuesday's game, the
City of Wauchula Diamond
Jaxx downed Giovanni's Rock-
hounds 36-17.
Everyone on the Diamond
Jaxx' scored at least one run.
Justin Smith and Aiden Thomas
each circled the bases five
times. Brendan Holton and J.R.
Redding each added four
scores. Other players are Ariana
Olmos, Joseph Hamilton, Chris
Nickerson, B.J. Johnson, Eric
Rivera, Kayden Bryant and Da-
mien Olmos. They are coached
by Ryan Thomas, Tadd Holden
and Derek Bryant.
For the Rockhounds, Cody
Knight, Mason Shepard, Codee


Walker and Johnatha
each came around
home plate three tim
players for coaches
Taylor, Chris Bishop
on Trammell are Er
rush, Zander Yeoman
Trammell, Riley
Johnathan Guardio
Risher and Gavin Eve
On Thursday night
ley Grove Service S
defeated the Vision A
ware Hooks 27-13.
Christopher Qui
Josiah Lozano were
four-score batters
Scrappers. Joshua Bl
Souther, Boone
Madison Schraeder ai
Juen each added trip
Others playing for
Lee Block, Tony Paz
Derek Jackson are
Jackson, Ty Woods
Nord.
Leadoff batter Bla
was the only Hooks
cross home plate th
Chase Albritton, Ca
MontsDeOca had tw


after he had singled. A trio of
DeSoto walks, a sacrifice and a
hit put the Bulldogs back in
front 6-4.
The Wildcats were th\villing"
to give in and came back in the
top of the sixth, sending 10 bat- *
ters to the plate and bringing
four of them home. Donaldson
started and ended it. He singled,
Terrell walked and Knight was
hit by a pitch. With one down,
Crawford hit into a fielder's
choice, but brought Donaldson
home in the process.
Ward walked, Mayer singled
to center field and Kalan Royal
and Hewett both drew walks.
The bases were stacked when
the third out occurred, but
Hardee had an 8-6 advantage.
DeSoto was only able to get i
one run in the bottom of the'
sixth, and error and sacrifice
allowing the runner to come
home to make it 8-7.
Hardee got only a Saunders
hit in the top of the seventh, but
a pair of strikeouts and a pop-up
retired DeSoto and ended the
game in Hardee's favor.
"We had to come from be-
hind twice. It was a big win. for
us, in DeSoto, against a district
rival," summed up Rewis.


Three Games

an Bishop Other Hooks players are
to cross Christian Avalos, Matt Webb,
nes. Other Rafael Zamora, Billy Willis,
s Tommy Andrew Reschke, Juan Gaitan, I
and Mix- Luke Roberts and Wyatt
ric Mush- Rowland. They are coached by
is, Johnny Justin Webb, Adam Monts-
Trammell, DeOca and Daniel Rucker..
la, Mark In the Friday finale to the
ers. week, the ATP Agri-Services
, the Con- Inc. Bees beat the Rockhounds
Scrap-pers 27-12.
Ace Hard- Tony Rodriguez, Kellon,
Lindsey, Dean Clark, Cody
roz and Halstead and Tyson Pace each
the only put four scores in the book for
for "the the Bees. Others playing for
lock, Sean coaches Jason Clark, Gerry
Pazzaglia, Lindsey and Jeremy Pace are
nd Andrew Taijaeous Blandin, Dallas
ple tallies. Grice, Jose Franco, Roman
coaches Hubbell and Seth Pautz.
zaglia and For the Rockhounds, it was
Nicholas Mushrush, Walker and Shepard
and John with twin trips around the
bases. Yeomans, Knight,
ke Rucker Guardiola, Johnny Trammell ,
batter to Bishop and Risher each added a
ree times. run.
arson and
vin scores.


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THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
NOTICE OF RULE REVISION or MODIFICATION
Rule No. 2.25.1 Date: March 10, 2011
SUBJECT: USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS IN SCHOOL FACILITIES
Subject Area or Existing Rule: The proposed rule establishes a policy prohibiting the
use of tobacco products in school facilities.
Citation of Legal Authority: 1001.51, 1001.42, 1001.43, F. S.
Preliminary Text:
Rule: No person shall smoke or use tobacco products at or in facilities owned
or leased by the Hardee County Board during the regular school day.
Use of tobacco products or smoking is prohibited at any time in any
enclosed building of facility owned or leased by the'Hardee County
School Board.
Specific Law Implemented: 1001.51, 1001.42,1001.43, F. S.
Executive Summary of Rule: The proposed rule establishes a policy prohibiting the use
of tobacco products in school facilities by adoption of recommendations from the
Superintendent of Schools.
Statement of Regulatory costs: The proposed rule will create no additional district eco-
nomic impact in excess of $100 except for the cost of printing and distributions:
Location of Meeting, Time and Date: Hardee School Board Meeting Room, 230 South
Florida Avenue, Wauchula, FL at 5:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be
heard on April 14, 2011.
Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding
the statement of estimated regulatory costs or to provide a proposal for a lower cost reg-
ulatory alternative must do so in .writing within 21 days after publication of this notice.
Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule
Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future.
Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request,
in writing a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in
writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the
person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The
School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to
present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration.
Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records sub-
mitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing, to the
Superintendent of Schools.
Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed
and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School
Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule.
Notice: If you need accommodation in order to participate in this process, please noti-
fy, David Durastanti the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 773-9058 or at the Hardee
School Board, 1009 North 6th Avenue, Wauchula, Florida 33873 at least 48 hours prior
to the meeting or workshop.
Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of the proposed
rule shall be filed in the office of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to Section
120.54(3)(e), Fla. Stat.
3:17C


THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
NOTICE OF RULE REVISION or MODIFICATION


Date: March 10, 2011


Rule No. 2.42


SUBJECT: COMPARABILITY EVALUATING AND REPORTING
Subject Area or Existing Rule: The proposed rule establishes a policy for comparabil-
ity evaluating and reporting
Citation of Legal Authority: 1001.42. 1003.03, F. S.
NCLB Section 1120A(c)
Preliminary Text:
Rule:
(1) For benefit of comparability evaluating and reporting, it is the
intent and desire of the School Board of Hardee County to
comply with constitutional class size measures based on the
October student membership survey.
(2) Hardee County School District has developed procedures to
comply with the comparability of services Federal requirement.
The District uses State and local funds to provide services in
Title I schools that are least comparable to services provided in
non-Title I schools and are substantially comparable in each
elementary school. Annually, District staff complete comparabil
ity calculations and submit a comparability report to the Florida
Department of Education.
Specific Law Implemented: 1001.42. 1003.03, F. S.
NCLB Section 1120A(c)
Executive Summary of Rule: The proposed rule establishes a policy for comparability
evaluating and reporting by adoption of recommendations from the Superintendent of
Schools.
Statement of Regulatory costs: The proposed rule will create no additional district eco-
nomic impact in excess of $100 except for the cost of printing and distributions.
Location of Meeting, Time and Date: Hardee School Board Meeting Room, 230 South
Florida Avenue, Wauchula, FL at 5:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be
heard on April 14, 2011.
Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding
the statement of estimated regulatory costs or to provide a proposal for a lower cost reg-
ulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice.
Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule
Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future.
Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request,
in writing a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in
writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the
person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The
School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to
present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration.
Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records sub-
mitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be'obtained by request, in writing, to the
Superintendent of Schools.
Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed
and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School
Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule.
Notice: If you need accommodation in order to participate in this process, please noti-
fy, David Durastanti the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 773-9058 or at the Hardee
School Board, 1009 North 6th Avenue, Wauchula, Florida 33873 at least 48 hours prior
to the meeting or workshop.
Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of the proposed
rule shall be filed in the office of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to Section
120.54(3)(e), Fla. Stat.
3:17c










March 17,2011, The Herald-Advocate 7B 2i/


COUNTY COURT
The following marriage
licenses were issued recently
in the office of the county
court:
Bradley Kenneth Keene, 21,
Bowling Green, and Kristian
Rie Taylor, 20, Wauchula.
Frank Fulse Jr., 64, Bowling
Green, and Raquel Martinez,
58, Bowling Green.
Sammy Alexis Fabian, 35,
Zolfo Springs, and Luisa
Veronica Padilla Mejia, 30,
Zolfo Springs.

The following small claims
t cases were disposed of recent-
ly by the county judge:
Melfnea Mata and Joe Louis
Mata-Rivera vs. Roumaldo and
Leticia Ledezma, judgment.
Discover Bank vs. Camil I.
Camili, default judgment.
Auto Owners Insurance Co.
a/s/o Austin Growers vs. Erica
Marie Schiepsmeier, judgment.
Carl Douglas Jr. vs. Josh
Alderman, judgment for dam-
ages and tenant eviction.
Van Adams vs. Roy Paronett,
judgment for damages and ten-
ant eviction.
Dale Gills vs. Janet Prid-
geon, judgment.

The following inactive
small claims cases were dis-
missed for lack of progress:
Midland Funding LLC vs.
Leobando G. Garza.
Midland Funding LLC vs.
McArthur Myrick.
Asset Acceptance LLC vs.
Linda P. Stilts.
Lake Wales Medical Center
vs. Katrina Hinkson.
Portfolio recovery Associa-
tion vs. Jenell Ward.
Target National Bank vs.
Stacey Herrin.
Midland Funding LLC vs.
Myra Miller.
Midland Funding LLC vs.
Ron Pridgeon Jr.


The following permits were
applied for or issued by the
Hardee County Building De-
partment during the week of
Feb. 28-Mar 4. Listings include
the name of the owner or con-
tractor, the address for the.proj-
ect, the type of work to be done,
and the cost involved. Only
projects valued at $1,000 or
more are listed.

ISSUED
Harold Howze, County Line
Road, renovations, $7,270.
Kenneth Long, SR 66, reno-
vations, $9,200.
Owner/builder, Maude Road,
new construction, $40,000.
Mark Kornovich, Feather
Lane, install mobile home,
$41,435.
Owner/builder, South 10th
Avenue, remodel, $2,400.
Owner/builder, Broward
Street, remodel, $1,700.
Benny Sheene, Fish Branch
Road, renovations, $19,500.
Thomas Bostick Const., East
Main Street, remodel, $2,400.
Robert L. Burch, High Street,
renovations, $4,000.
Richard A. Waldron, Mine
View Road, renovations,
$2,200.
Richard A. Waldron, Glades
Street, renovations, $1,820.
Richard A. Waldron, West
Pineapple Street, renovations,
$1,300.
Capstone Builders, Heard
Bridge Road, renovations,
$10,000.
Lavon Cobb Const., Florida
Avenue, new construction,
$1,447,748.
Wynn Phillips, SR 66, reno-
vations, $3,650.
Wynn Phillips, Deer Run
. Drive, renovations, $3,950.
Owner/builder, Palmetto
Street, remodel, $3,000.
Jack hall, U.S. 17, remodel,
$7,300.
Owner/builder, Heard Bridge
Road, renovations, $1,000.

BUILDING BLOCKS
Be wary of illegal or unli-
censed contractors who want to
do work for you. Be careful if
they want you to obtain the per-
mit, and there is no license
number on the vehicle, business
card, or advertisement they
present to you. They tell you
that you don't need a permit or
to have the work inspected;
check with your county build-
ing department to be sure this is
so. There is a fine for doing
work without a permit. Call
773-3236 for more information.


The following misdemean-
or cases were disposed of re-
cently in county court:
Somjit Rakkhrai, battery,
transferred to pre-trial diversion
program.
Mark Roman Chernov, retail
theft, adjudication withheld,
probation six months, stay out
of store, ACF Post Class, $325
fine and court costs, $50 cost of
prosecution (COP), 20 hours
community service.
Adam Christopher Demali-
gnon, petit theft, adjudication
withheld, probation six months,
stay out of store, $325 fine and
court costs, $50 COP, 20 hours
community service.
Corey Deshawn Fowler, tres-
pass/larceny with relation to a
utility and petit theft, not prose-
cuted.
Maria Laura Ordehi, tres-
pass/larceny with relation to a
utility and petit theft, not prose-
cuted.
Nicholas Perez, domestic
battery, one month in jail with
credit for time served (CTS),
$677 fine and court costs and
$50 COP placed on lien, release
to immigration.
Ricardo Sanchez, domestic
battery, one month in jail CTS,
$677 fine and court costs and
$50 COP placed on lien, release
to immigration.
William Clayton Arnold,
petit theft, probation one year,
no.contact with store, ACF Mile
Post class, $325 fine and court
costs, $100 public defender
fees, $50 COP, 50 hours com-
munity service.
Casey Nicole Pelham, pos-
session of drug paraphernalia,
adjudication withheld, proba-
tion one year, substance abuse
evaluation/treatment, stay off
property, warrantless search and
seizure, random screens, $325
fine and court costs, $100 pub-
lic defender fees, $50 COP;
possession of marijuana, not.
prosecuted.
Szymon Zenon Zebrowski.
trespass on property other than
a structure or conveyance, pro-
bation one year, no contact on
property, $325 fine and court
costs, $100 public defender
fees, $50 COP, 40 hours com-
munity service.
Destiny Nicole Froehlich,
violation of probation (original
charge domestic assault), pro-
bation revoked, time served,
$50 COP and $100 public
defender fees added to out-
standing fines and fees and
placed on lien.
Marco A. Capetilo, giving
false information to a law
enforcement officer and viola-
tion of probation (original
charges criminal mischief and
filing a false police report), pro-
bation revoked, three months in


court-lhouse epor


jail CTS, $325 fine and court
costs, and $50 COP.
Peter Douglas Westmore-
land, trespass on property, one
months 15 days in jail, $325
fine and court costs, $50 COP.
Daniel Lee Cavillo, domestic
battery, not prosecuted.
Pedro Gomez, possession of
drug paraphernalia, $325 fine
and court costs, $100public
defender fees, $50 COP; pos-
session of marijuana, not prose-
cuted.
Victor Mendoza, domestic
battery and petit theft, not pros-
ecuted.
Carl Britt, possession of mar-
ijuana and possession of drug
paraphernalia, completed diver-
sion program, not prosecuted.
Michael Garret Britt, posses-
sion of marijuana and posses-
sion of drug paraphernalia,
completed diversion program,
not prosecuted.
Hector Daniel Gomez, do-
mestic battery, completed di-
version program, not prosecut-
ed.

CIRCUIT COURT
The following civil actions
were filed recently in the
office of the circuit court:
Mary Healts and the state
Department of Revenue (DOR)
vs. Rachael Brahmer Randall,
petition for child.support.
Ashley Brown and DOR vs.
Earnest Mitchell Graham Jr.,
petition for child support.
William D. McClenithan and
Lavinic Juanita McClenithan,
divorce.
Amanda Marie Cruce vs.
Adan Cruz Sr., petition for
injunction for protection.
Christy Kersey and DOR vs.
Heather Dawn Brantley, peti-
tion for administrative child
support order.
First National Bank of
Wauchula vs. Juan Jose Gon-
zalez et al, petition for mort-
gage foreclosure.
Shannon Knarr vs. Melissa
Terry, petition for injunction for
protection.
Jennifer M. Black and DOR
vs. Joshua Emory Mohn, peti-
tion to enforce administrative
child support order.
Veronica B. Garcia and Jose
Luis Espinoza Jr., petition for
child support.
Larry J. Thomas vs. Warden
David Lawrence and Edwin
Buss, state Department of
Corrections secretary, petition
to review inmate situation.

The following decisions on
civil cases pending in the cir-
cuit court were handed down
recently by the circuit court
judge:
Felix Aviles and DOR vs.
Sonia Aviles, child support
order.
Tina Renee Grice and DOR
vs. Courtney Lynn Grice, child.
support order.


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Socorro Martinez Deloera
vs. Jose DeJesus Deloera, dis-
missal of injunction for protec-
tion.
Vicky Vargas and DOR vs.
Cristobal Contreras, child sup-
port order.
Nellie Garcia and DOR vs.
Esmeralda Garcia, child sup-
port judgment lien.
Tommy L. Parker and DOR
vs. Melissa A. Terry, order for
child support and arrearages.
Tina Marie Grice and DOR
vs. Radcliffe Gerald Bartley,
voluntary dismissal.
Cindy Bray and Jeremy
Bray, divorce.
Fifth Third Mortgage Co. vs.
Marilyn Lubin, judgment.
Stephanie Michelle Spears
Garay and Michael A. Garay,
divorce.
Shelly Ezell and Steven R.
Salter, amended and extended
injunction for protection.
Janella L. Jones vs. Willie
James Lee Jr., injunction for
protection.
Ivery Tiana Jackson Casso
and DOR vs. Taberthy Denise
Paige, voluntary dismissal.
Abelita Ramos and DOR vs.
Edgenfo Mazahoa-Ramirez,
voluntary dismissal.
Town of Zolfo Springs,
Florida vs. State of Florida et
al, petition for validation of
$1,65.4,000 water and waste-
water system revenue bonds..
Regina Dieter Senn vs.
Efrain Torres and State Farm
Insurance co., disbursement of
proceeds.
Ronald Moye d/b/a Moye
Farms vs. Ayco Farms Inc., vol-
-untary dismissal.
Ronald Moye d/b/a Moye
Farms vs. Great American
Insurance Co., voluntary dis-
missal.
Annie Elaine Torres and
DOR vs. Robert Lopez, volun-
tary dismissal.

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 o
an investigative report by and
the recommendation of the
state probation office and also
state sentencing guidelines.
Final discretion is left to the
judge.
Brett Adam Contreras, viola-
tion of probation (original
charge felony battery), affidavit
withdrawn, probation terminat-
ed.
Tocory Daniels, domestic
battery, transferred to county
misdemeanor court; two counts
violation of probation (original
charges selling marijuana with-
in 1,000 feet of a church),
closed for violation affidavit.
Michael Lee Gant, resisting


an officer with violence and
fleeing to elude an officer, two
years Florida State Prison CTS,
$520 fine and court costs, $350'
public defender fees and $100
COP placed on lien; battery on
a law enforcement officer, not
prosecuted.
Travis L. Janke, armed tres-
pass, adjudication withheld, no
contact with property, $1,000
fine, $100 COP.
Graciela Maldonado, posses-
sion of methamphetamine and
possession of drug parapherna-
lia, adjudication withheld, two
months in jail as condition of
probation, $520 fine and court
costs, $350 public defender fees
and $100 COP placed on lien.
Glenn Permuy Jr., armed
trespass, adjudication withheld,
stay off property, $1000 fine,
$100 COP.
Ronald Jerome Romeo Jr.,
.tampering with physical evi-
dence, probation 18 months,
$520 fine and court costs, $350
public defender fees, $100
COP.
Jermonte Russell Rushing,
possession of drug parapherna-
lia, transferred to county misde-
meanor court; possession of
methamphetamine, not prose-
cuted.
Roger Clark Ayers, sale of
methamphetamine, two years
Florida State Prison-suspend-
ed, drug offender probation
three years, no alcohol or
drugs, substance abuse/mental
health evaluation/treatment,
warrantless search and seizure,
curfew, $520 fine and court


On The Agenda

HARDEE COUNTY COMMISSION
The Hardee County Commission will hold its regular
evening session today (Thursday) beginning at 6 p.m. in Room
102, Courthouse Annex I, 412 W. Orange St., Wauchula. The
following is a synopsis of agenda topics that may be of public
interest. Times are approximate except for advertised public .
hearings.
-Public hearing-Request for a three-year extension of a
Major Special Exception and variance for Clean Energy LLC to
construct an electric power plant, 6 p.m.
-Proclamation of Child Abuse Prevention Month, 6:15 p.m.
-Public hearing-amendment to County Manager ordinance,
6:30 p.m.
-Public hearing---deletion in ordinance allowing county man-
ager to hire the economic development director, 6:45 p.m.
-Discussion of a way for citizens to voice opinions of service,
6:55 p.m.
-Award bid for fleet leasing management, 7:10 p.m.
-Update on visioning process, 7:25 p.m.
-Waving bid "on data processing system for utilities depart-
ment, 7:40 p.m.
This agenda is provided as a public service of The Herald-
Advocate and the Hardee County Commission for those who
may wish to plan to attend.

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costs, $200 public defender'
fees, $100 COP. '
Vanessa Warren, defrauding,
a secondary metals recycler and&
petit theft, adjudication with-'
held, probation two years, $520:
fine and court costs, $350 pub-
lic defender fees, $100 COP,
100 hours community service;-
dealing in stolen property, not,
prosecuted.
Billy Joe Staton Jr., violation
of probation (original chargesi
six counts possession of child'
pornography), amended to pro-i
bation 10 years, prison sen-
tence suspended for 13 years,!
$100 COP added to outstanding
fines and fees.

The following real estate
transactions of $10,000 or;
more were filed recently in
the office of the clerk of court: I
Thomas Michael Cassidy to'
James Z. Horvath and Joyce Y.
Welling, $65,000.
Federal Home Loan Man-
agement Corp. to Kathryn A.
Hinerman, $60,000.
David and Jeri Elizabeth
Flowers to Andres Jr. and Lydia
Mendoza Garcia, $69,000.
Ben D. and Brenda Jean
Dunlap to Donna and Donna
Bea Waters, $12,500.
American South- Realty
Corp. to Triple M. Equipment
Inc., $100,000.
Bruno Noor to John R. Staib,
Janet L. Staib, John R. Staib Jr.,
Julie Nauman and Joanne Nel-
son, $40,000.
John and Geneva Love to
David L. Boardman, $46,500.









8B The Herald-Advocate, March 17, 2011


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

COUNTY
March 13, Michael Sean Kicker, 36, of 2032 Greendale Dr.,
Sarasota, was arrested by Dep. Michael Lake and charged with
possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and pos-
session of drug paraphernalia.
March 13, Rigoberto Lopez Cortes, 30, of 312 Shelton Ave.,
Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Steven Ahrens on a charge of fail-
ure to appear in court.
March 13, Kaaron Levon Thompson, 23, of 804 Third St.
West, Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Dep. Michael Lake on a
charge of failure to appear in court.
March 13, criminal mischief on Sally Place was reported.

March 12, Javier Pantoja, 28, of 2414 Ralph Smith Road,
Wauchula, was arrested by Florida Highway Patrol Tpr. Edvardo
Cruz and charged with DUI.
March 12, Maria Garcia Hernandez, 28, of 5201 Minor Ave..,
Bowling Green, was arrested by Sgt. Lyle Hart on a charge of con-
tempt of court.
March 12, Gayle Harrison Chauncey, 45, of 213 Park Dr.,
Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. James Adler and charged with lar-
ceny-petit theft and possession of drugs without a prescription.
March 12, Alfonso Mendoza-Cruz, 23, of 1510 Georgia St.,
Bartow, was arrested by FHP Tpr. Edvardo Cruz and charged with
DUI and no valid license.
March 12, criminal mischief on Carlton Street and a theft on
U.S. 17 North were reported.

March 11, Danny Lee Lumley, 3867 Dixiana Dr., Bowling
Green, was arrested by Sgt. Lyle Hart on a charge of violation of
probation.
March 11, Devan Lampley, 22, of 650 Peterson St., Wauchula,
was arrested by Sgt. Lyle Hart on a charge of violation of proba-
tion.
March 11, Reynaldo Gonzalez, 26, of 321 N. Florida Ave.,
Wauchula, was arrested by FHP Tpr. Evardo Cruz and charged with
DUI, giving false information, and no valid license.
March 11, criminal mischief on Doyle Carlton Road was
reported.
March 10, Judy Darlene Rowe, 37, of 1531 Appaloosa Lane,
Wauchula, was arrested by Cpl. Shane Ward on two counts of vio-
lation of probation.
March 10, a theft on U.S. 17 North was reported.

March 9, Bernandino Felipe Galindo, 36, of 318 Yetter Road,
Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Cesar Medina and charged with
unarmed burglary of a structure or conveyance and resisting an
officer without violence.
March 9, Carolina Maldonado, 21, of 305 N. 10th Ave.,
Wauchula, was arrested by Cpl. Shane Ward and charged with sell-
ing methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a specified location and
possession/manufacture/delivery of drug paraphernalia.
March 9, Elissa Jo Hollingsworth, 36, of 410 Center St.,
Starke, was arrested by Cpl. Shane Ward on a charge of withhold-
ing support of children.
March 9, Stephen Wayne Smith, 54, of 415 S. First Ave.,
Wauchula, was arrested by the county wide Drug Task Force and
charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug para-
phernalia.
March 9, Randi L. Sackett, 23, of 807 N. Edgewood Dr., Fort


Meade, was arrested by Dep. Eric Ellis and charged with larceny-
petit theft.
March 9, Carrie Lauren Crews, 18, of 1449 Dena Circle,
Wauchula, was arrested by Det. Andrew McGuckin and charged
with dealing in stolen property.
March 9, Ian Seleh Sulieman, 26, of 6901 SR 62, Bowling
Green, was arrested by Cpl. Shane Ward and charged with sale of
marijuana and smuggling contraband into a prison.
March 9, Marco Antonio Zuniga-Torres, 35, of 2032
Stansfield Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by Sgt. Kevin White and
charged with resisting an officer without violence.
March 9, Charlene Frances Gross, 48, of 1098 Downing
Circle, Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Scott Heasley and charged
with larceny-petit theft.
March 9, Esmeralda Garza, 32, of 5034 Willow Ave., Bowling
Green, was arrested by Sgt. Kevin White on three counts of with-
holding support of children and violation of probation.
March 9, a tag stolen on Raccoon Drive, a fight on Fussell
Road and thefts on U.S. 17 South, Maude Road and U.S. 17 North
were reported.

March 8, Joshua Garrett Brantley, 23, of 1547 Lisa Dr.,
Wauchula, was arrested by Cpl. Todd Souther and charged with
possession of drug paraphernalia.
March 8, Michael Damien Brewer, 21, of 901 SR 66, Zolfo
Springs, was arrested by Det. Russell Conley and Cpl. Todd
Souther and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, two
counts violation of probation and a traffic offense.
March 8, Jose Alejandro Lazo, 43, of 2328 Oxendine Road,
Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Lt. Rosie Wendell on an out-of-
county warrant.
March 8, Victor Monroy Ramirez, 22, of 1682 Friendship
Lane, Zolfo Springs was arrested by Dep. Michael Lake on a
charge of violation of probation and a traffic offense.
March 8, a theft on U.S. 17 North was reported.

March 7, Andrew Bernard White, 25, of 5116 Dixianna Dr.,
Bowling Green, was arrested by Det. David Drake on a charge of
withholding support of children.
March 7, Lacorey Kenba Johnson, 35, of 421 Sycamore Dr., Fort
Meade, was arrested by Dep. Carree Williams on a charge of with-
holding support of children.
March 7, Lawrence Brown, 19, of 311 San Mountain Road,
Fort Meade, was arrested by Dep. Carree Williams and charged
with sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a specified location, pos-
. session of drug paraphernalia and use of a two-way communication.
device in commission of a crime.
March 7, Eljuenio Diesgas Estrada, 43, and Jesus Alfaro, 43,
both of 612 N. Ninth Ave., Wauchula, were arrested by Cpl. Todd
Souther, each on a charge of contempt of court.
March 7, a theft on CR 664A was reported.

WAUCHULA
March 13, a vehicle stolen on U.S. 17 North and a fight on
Townsend Street were reported.

March 12, Artenio Antonio Manuel, 22, of 520 W. Main St.,
Wauchula, was arrested by Cpl. Kevin Brock and charged with loi-
tering/prowling.

March 11, Gladys Faye Merchant, 42, of 404 N. Seventh Ave.,
Wauchula, was arrested by Cpl. Kevin Brock and charged with
possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug parapher-
nalia.
March 11, Johnny Lee Cook, 65, General Delivery, Wauchula,
was arrested by Ofc. Justin Wyatt and charged with city ordi-
nance-open container law.
March 11, a residential burglary on South Eighth Avenue and
criminal mischief on SouthEighth Avenue and on West Main Street


were reported.

March 10, James Harold Morris, 41, of 311 Diana Ave.,
Wauchula, was arrested by Ofc. Robert Spencer and charged with
battery, and corruption by threat.

March 9, a residential burglary on North Ninth Avenue and
criminal mischief on Rust Avenue were reported.

March 8, a theft on K.D. Revell Road was reported.

March 7, Adam Alvarado, 19, of 4521 South Ave., Bowling
Green, was arrested by Cpl. Kevin Brock on a charge of violation
of probation.
March 7, Daniela Martinez, 18, of 284 Griffin Road,
Wauchula, was arrested by Cpl. Kevin Brock and charged with
possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
March 7, a theft on South Florida Avenue was reported.

BOWLING GREEN
March 13, a theft at Pleasant Way was reported.


Oasis RV News
By Georgianna Mills


(Left Out Last Week)
What a full calendar we have
here at the Oasis. Never a dull
moment!
We are glad our own Claude
Longueuil is home from a brief
stay at the hospital.
Alina Henderson is happy to
be home and on her own. We
were sorry to see Sue and Jim
Yano go home to West Virginia
due to a sudden death.

LADIES OF THE PARK
The ladies of the park went
out for a nice luncheon and
shopping day. When those gals
get out, believe me they know
how to party!

MUSIC
The music jam is from 2 to 4
every Sunday afternoon. It has
grown in numbers and talent.
We always enjoy the music and
good jokes. Larry Reid does a
fine job, as do his fellow musi-
cians.

SUNDAY SERVICE
, Sunday service opened with
"Little White Church in the
Wildwood," with music by
Will Pennie on dobro, Nancy
Pennie on base, Chris Anderson
and Lloyd Clark on guitar, Lou
Mothersbaugh on the mandolin
and Ray Moore on the fiddle.
Chris Anderson sang "Three
Men on the Mountain" for her
mother, Josephine Moore. The
Rev. Trent Swanson spoke on
Acts 1:10 to the 45 in atten-


dance. The service closed with
Inez McFalls' favorite, "Will
the Circle be Unbroken."

VISITORS
Bill and Dolly Hartigan wel-
comed their son, Dan Hartigan,
down from the cold weather of
New Hampshire. He is also glad
to be down where the sun
shines.
Dave and I welcome Butch
and Gayle Roberts. Butch
begged Gayle to join him in this
nice warm weather, and she is
sure glad she did!

BINGO
Thursday, Feb. 24, saw 24
people playing. Jackpot was
won by Jane Mellem. Audrey
Semler won the 50/50. Seven
merchant tickets were given,
out.

SHUFFLEBOARD
Friday we had 16 shufflers,
with Ray Moore and Glen
Barrett beating out Velma
Wethington and Nancy Pennie
for the most wins. What a fun.
time was had.

POKENO
Friday had seven players,
with Eddie Philips and Connie
Akelian being the biggest bag
ladies, while Audrey Semler
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Mosaic and the Hardee Help
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SDeadline: Thursday 5 p.m.


BOWLING GREEN
APOSTOLIC LIGHTHOUSE
UNITED PENTACOSTAL
CHURCH
310 Orange St.
375-3100
Sunday Morning ................10:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening .................. 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday Prayer Meeting........7:00 p.m.
Thursday Service ................7:30 p.m.

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

CHRISTIAN BIBLE
FELLOWSHIP
Hwy. 17 South
Morning Worship ................10:30 a.m.
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
Ist Sunday .................... 5:00 p.m.

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

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

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Bowling Green
S. Hlwy. 17 375-2253
SUNDAY:
Bible Study .......................... 9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship ..............10:45 a.m.
Evening Worship ................6:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY:
Discipleship Training
Youth & Adult ................6:30 p.m.
AWANA (ages 3-5th grade) ....6:30 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. 375-4681
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 ...............I... 1:00 a.m.
Evening Service ....................7:00 p.m.
Wed. Bible Study/Prayer ......7:00 p.m.
Comminunion-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 ..........1... 1:00 a.m.
Disciples Training............5:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ..................7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer Time........7:00 p.m.

NEW BEGINNING CHURCH
Mason Dixon & County Line Rd.
773-3689 781-5887
Sunday Worship .................11:00 a.m.
2nd Sunday Communion ....11:00 a.m.
5th Sunday Feast...............11:00 a.m.
Bread of Life Sunday........12:15 p.m.
TH.E. Meeting Tuesday ....7:00 p.m.


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

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

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

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

VICTORY PRAISE CENTER
128 E. Main St.
Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ..............11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ...............6:00 p.m.
Thursday Night Services,
Evening Worship.................7:00 p.m.
Kidz Club..:............................. 7:00 p.m.

ONA

LIMESTONE BAPTIST CHURCH
4868 Keystone Ave. Limestone
Comm.
Sunday School .................... 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................1:00 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 .................. 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Disciples Training................ 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ............6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ................6:00 p.m.

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

UNION BXPTIST CHURCH
5076 Lily Church Rd. 494-5622
Sunday,School ....................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ......... 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ............... 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday
AWANA for Kids ..............6:30 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer Time.........7:00 p.m.

WAUCHULA

APOSTOLIC ASSEMBLY
Martin Luther King and Apostolic Rd.
Sunday School .............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
322 Hanchey Rd.
863-781-1624
hardee.celebration.org
Sunday Morning Service .... 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service........6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Youth Service ....5:30 p.m.
Childcare provided at all services

CELEBRATION FELLOWSHIP
529 W. Main St. (Robarts Chapel)
773-0427
Celebration Service ..............10:30 a.m.
Wednesday Evening Cell Groups
Adult Cell Group ..................7:00 p.m.
Youth Cell Group ..................7:00 p.m.
Children's Cell Group ..........7:00 p.m.
Call./or locations

CHARLIE CREEK
BAPTIST CHURCH
6885 State Road 64 East 773-3447
Sunday School ......................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ..................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Worship ..............6:30 p.m.
CHURCH OF CHRIST
201 S. Florida Ave. & Orange St.
773-9678
Bible Study ......................I10:00 a.m.
Worship Service .................. I1:00 a.m.
W 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 Sunday of Month........4:00 p.m.
CHURCH OF GOD
Martin Luther King Blvd.
767-0199
CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST
OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
630 Hanchey Rd. 773-3532
Sacrament Meeting...............9:00 a.m.
Sunday School .............10:00 a.m.
Priesthood ..................... 11:00 a.m.


WAUCHULA

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.

DIOS ES AMOR
807 S. 8th Ave.
773-4576
Domingos Escuela
Dominica ........................ 10:00 a.m.
Servicio ............................ ...11:00 a.m .
Lunes Oracion .................... 6:00 p.m.
Miercoles Servicio .............. 7:00 p.m.

EL REMANENTE
IGLECIA CRISTIANA
318 W. Main St..
Martes Oracion .................... 7:00 p.m.
Jueves 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 .................... 0:00 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 for all ages ........9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY:
Sr. Adult Bible Study ..........10:00 a.m.
Church Orchestra............... 5:00 p.m.
Youth Ministry................... 6:00 p.m.
Children's M ministry ..............'6:00 p.m.
Legacy of Faith/Mid-Week
W orship ............. ............... 6:00 p.m ;"
Adult Choir Rehearsal.......... 7:00 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-5th) .......................... 10:45 a.m.
Worship Service ..... ....10:45 a.m.
WEDNESDAY:
Check-In begins for
Nursery-5thgrade ................ 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 .................. 10:00 a.m.
Morning Service ..........1..... 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ..................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ................7:00 p.m.
FIRST MISSIONARY
BAPTIST CHURCH
1347 Martin Luther King Ave.
773-6556
Sunday School .................... 9:30 a.m.
Morning Service ................ 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m.
Tues. Youth Ministry Meeting/
Bible Study ...................... 6:00 p.m.
Wed. Prayer/Bible Study ......7:00 p.m.

FIRST UNITED
METHODIST CHURCH
207 N. Seventh Ave. 773-4267
Sunday School ......................9:45 a.m.
Traditional Sunday Worship 11:00 a.m.
Casual Sunday Worship..........6:00 p.m
Tuesday Bible Study............10:00 a.m.
Wednesday Activities ............6:00 p.m.

FLORIDA'S FIRST ASSEMBLY
OF GOD CHURCH
1397 South Florida Avenue
773-9386.
Early Morning Worship ........8:30 a.m.
Sunday School ................... 10:00 a.m.
Late Morning Worship ........ 11:00 a.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 ...........6:00 p.m.
Wed. Bodybuilders Adult Cl.
Crossroads &
Lighthouse M in. .............. 7:00 p.m.

IIIGIIER GROUND
INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY
1258 W. MAIN STREET
WAUCIIULA, FL
Sunday Morning Worship.... I1:00 a.m.
Wed. Night Bible Study ........6:30 p.m.


WAUCHULA

IGLESIA HISPANA
FUENTE DE VIDA
501 N. 9'" Ave.
M artes ................................ 7: 30 p.m .
Jueves .................................. 7:30 p.m .
Domingo. ........................... 10:30 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 .

IGLESIA ADVENTISTA DEL
SEPTIMO DIA
Old Bradenton Road
767-1010


JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES
ENGLISH
155 Altman Road 1131
Sunday Service .................... 2:00 p.m.

JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES
SPANISH
Sunday Service .... ............ 10:00 a.m.


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


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


MINISTERIO INTERNATIONAL
Cambriadores de Mundo
704 W. Main St. 773-0065
Wednesday Service................7:30 p.m.


NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH
1999 State Road 64 East
Sunday School .................... 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship Service ... 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship Service ......6:30 p.m.
Wednesday Night Supper......6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Activities
(All Ages) .......................... 7:00 p.m.


NEW LIFE CHURCH
117 W. Palmetto St.
773-2929
Sunday Service .................. 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service. .......6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service.......7:00 p.m.
Childreii Ministries for all services

NEW MT. ZION A.M.E. CHURCH
10 Martin Luther King Ave.
767-0023
Morn. Worship
(1st & 3r Sun.) .................8:00 a.m.
Sunday School .................... 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................1:00 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 .................... 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................1:00 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.m.

PEACE VALLEY LUTHERAN
CHURCH
1643 Stenstrom Road 773-2858
P" & 3"'Sun.
Communion .................. 10:00 a.m.
2'y & 4" 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
MISSIONARY 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................7:00 p.m.

ST. ANN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
204 N. 9th Ave. 773-6418


Sunday ................................ 9:00 a.m .
Holy Days ..... ........... ...........

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


WAUCHULA

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.
SPIRIT WIND TABERNACLE
1652 Old Bradenton Road
Sunday Morning Worship.. 10:30 a.m.
Evening Worship ................ 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Worship ..............7:30 p.m.
Friday Bible Study .............. 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 .................... 0:00 a.m.
Church................................ 10:00 a.m .
Youth Service ...................... 6:00 p.m.
Evening Service .................. 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:30 p.m.

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

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


ZOLFO SPRINGS

COMMUNITY WESLEYAN CHURCH
Gardner
Sunday School ..................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 .............................1... 0:00 a.m .

CREWSVILLE BETHEL
BAPTIST CHURCH
8251 Crewsville Road
Church 735-0871 Pastor 773-6657
Sunday School .................... 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ... ..........1.. 1:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ................6:30 p.m.

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

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


ZOLFO SPRINGS

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.

LIFE CHANGING WORSHIPCENTIER
3426 Oak St. 863-832-9808
Sunday Worship .................. 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ........6:30 p.m.

MARANATHA BAPTIST CHURCH
2465 Oxendine Rd
(863) 832-9292
Sunday School .................... 0:00 a.m.
W orship..........................1... 1:00 a.m .
Evening............................... 1:00 p.m .
Wed. Bible & Prayer Meet....7:00 p.m.

NEW VISION WORSHIP CENTER
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 & F.T.H. ............7:00 p.m.

PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF
GOD FAITH TEMPLE
Oak Street
Sunday Worship .................. 0:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................ 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday Worship ..............7:30 p.m.
Thursday Worship................ 7:30 p.m.
Saturday Worship ................ 7:30 p.m.

PRIMERA MISSION
BAUTISTA HISPANA
518 8th Ave. E.
Escuela Dominical ..............10:00 a.m.
Servicio del Domingo..........11:00 a.m.
..............................................7 :00 p .m .
Servicio del Miercoles ..........7:30 p.m.
PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
Pioneer Park
2nd Sunday ................... 10:30 a.m.
Evening Service .................. 6:30 p.m.
5th 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
ST. PAUL'S MISSIONARY
BAPTIST CHURCH
3676 U.S. Hwy. 17 South 735-0636
Sunday School ................. 9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship................... 1I 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 .
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SPANISH MISSION
735-8025
Escuela Dominica . .......10:00 a.m.
Servicio ............................. 11:00 a.m .
Pioneer Club........ ............ 6:30 p.m.
Servicio de la Noche ............7:00 p.m.
Mierecoles Merienda ............6:00 p.m.
Servicio............................ 8:00 p.m .
Sabado Liga de Jovenes ........5:00 p.m.


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March 17, 2011, The Herald-Advocate 3C


Minors Baseball Bats Off


TOP TALENTS


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
The 2011 Minors baseball
season got under way on Feb.
28.
Five Minors teams are play-
ing on the new fields off Doyle
Carlton Road south of the
Arrmry.
Play began Feb. 28 with the
CF Industries Sand Gnats
downing the S&S Irrigation
River Cats 12-1.
For the Sand Gnats, coached
by Ted Svendsen and Lizandro
Villarreal, it was Trey Stephens,
Isaac Moreno and Adrian
DeLeon with a pair of scores
apiece. Kein Knight, Bo Villar-
real, Cain Thornton, Jesaiah
Delgado,. Christian Brant and
Billy Courtwright each added a
run. Others on the squad are
Jason Herans, Caleb Thornton
and Dalton Cantu.
Ben Clarke was the one River
Cat to get all the way to home
plate. Matt Tyson, Clarke,
Stanley Adcox, Hunter Waters
and Damon Caraway were
stranded on the base paths. Also
playing for coaches Doyle
Tyson and Bobby Caraway are
Victor Aleman, Rawson Aubry,
Tony Webb, Roy Revells,
Dylan Bozeman, Teron Salyers.
and Devon Rimes.
On March 1, the Sheriff's
Posse Bulls batted past the
Lilly, O'Toole & Brown LLP


Thunder 4-2. Revels. Boxeman and Aubry
Miguel Ruiz circled the bases with solo scores.
twice for the Bulls, with Cody In the Friday finale to the first
Helms, Trenton Roberson and week of play. the Thunder beat
Drew McGuckin each adding a the Triple M. Equipment Red
run. Others playing for coaches Wings 10-7.
Robert Dueberry and Andrew Willis and Durastanti were
McGuckin are Daniel Socka- the only twin-tally batters for
losky, Ethan Hollinger, Aaron the Thunder. Maldonado.
Bunch, Lane Parks, Jeffrey Floyd. Smith. Delatorre, Lam-
"J.C." Kulig, Jose Aleman, bert and Long added solo
Zack Deuberry and Kyle scores.
Gilliard. Garrett Williams, Tyson Sut-
Kaleb Floyd and Dustin ton, Bryce Hernandez, Scotty
Willis were the only Thunder Meeks and Dallas Moses put
batters to get all the way to five runs on the board for the
home plate. Others taking the Red Wings in the fourth inning.
field for coaches Mike Willis Hardee Pace and Jesston Col-
and Sean Brown are Dustin lom added a pair of scores in the
Long, Samuel "Sammy" Dela- fifth inning. Others playing for
torre, Caleb McCoy, Zack Dur- coaches Doug Sutton and Wes
astanti, Aaron Maldonado, Redding are Jacob Brandeberry,
Chris Velez, Tyler Lambert, Ryan Spears, Jared Rickett,
Weston Roberts, Cruz Avalos, William Redding, Klae Barber
Mitchell Allen and Jacob and Justus Blanton.
Smith. In the Monday game last
The game on Thursday, week, the Sand Gnats won 5-3
March 3 featured a slugfest, over the Thunder.
with the Bulls outlasting the Courtwright scored in the
River Cats 14-10. third inning for the Sand Gnats,
Leadoff batter Helms came with Villarreal, Moreno,
around to score three times for Delgado and Cain Thornton
the Bulls. Aleman, Parks nd each adding a run in the fourth
Bunch were twin-tally batted. inning.
and Ruiz, McGuckin, Kulig,\ Durastanti, Roberts and Allen
Roberson and Hollinger added were the only Thunder runners
a run each. to get all the way to home plate.
For the River Cats, it was Maldonado, Smith, Velez and
Adcox and Tyson with dual tal- McCoy were stranded.
lies and Alamia, Webb, Clarke,


Ozone Majors Ready To Play


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Five teams in the youth base-
ball Majors, now called the
Ozone league, began play on
Feb. 28.
They are playing on the new
fields off Doyle Carlton Road
south of the Armory.
In the opening game Feb. 28,
the Chapman Fruit Co. Red Sox
shut down the All Creatures
Animal Hospital Reds, also
called the Cubs, by a final score
of 8-1.
Leadoff batter Isaac Flores,
Wyatt Zeigler and Kyle Choate
rounded the bases twice apiece
for the Red Sox. Adding solo
scores were Alejandro "Alex"
Rodriguez and Mason Block.
Also playing for coaches Jose
Flores, Michael Choate and Jeff
Block are Zach Macias, Daniel
Everett, Anthony Servin, Pablo
Salgado, Cody VanSickle,
Johnny Shelton and Kyle
Choate.
Kyle Hewett was the only
Reds player to get all the way
home. Frankie Coronado,
Aaron Harrison and Jesse San-
toyo were stopped short of
home plate. Others playing the
field for coaches Kenny Hewett
and Jamie Harrison are Larrett
Smith, Hunter Scranton, Jax
Ullrich, Daren Henderson, Ben-
jamin Staton, Marquis Delgado,
Michael "Danny" Owens, Elias
Montoyo and Jaylon Ramirez.
In the season's second game,
the Countryside Growers Rays
ran past the Joe L. Davis Braves
8-1.
Cody Cumbee was the only
two-tally batter for the Rays.
Carlos Camacho, Tucker Al-
britton, Jhett See, Jacob Barton,
Michael "Cade" Roberts and
Jacob Hebert each chipped in
with a run. Also on the squad
for coaches Jack See and Lamar


Cumbee are Joshua Ragan,
Jimmy Lane, Michael Owens,
J.T. Bryant and Jason Alamia.
Parker Carlton and Hayden
Lindsey were the only Braves
to get all the way home. Others
playing for Dale Carlton, Matt
Carlton and Jason Carlton are
Augustine Flores, Joshua
Carlton, Tanner Carlton, Boone
Paris, Nicklaus Nichols,
Zachary Richardson, William
Roberts, Ricardo Aleman,
Jessie Pilkington, Joc'Quez
Thomas and Billy Derringer.
For game three, it was a close
encounter, with the Reds slip-
ping past the Braves 9-8.
Harrison circled the bases
twice for the Reds, with Ullrich,
Hewett, Coronado, Santoyo,
Ramirez, Delgado and Scranton
each adding a run.
Lindsey crossed home plate
four times and Parker Carlton
twice for the Braves. Nichols
and Flores each added a run.
On Friday of the first week of
play, the Rays claimed a 9-4
win over the Albritton In-
surance Co. Giants.
Camacho, Albritton and See
each put a pair of scores on the
board for the Rays. Roberts and
Lane added one apiece.
The Giants started out strong
with Brandon Franks. Joseph
"Jo-Jo" Crawford, Landon
Albritton, and Kole Robertson
putting runs on .the board.
Others playing for coaches Joe
Albritton, Jamie Franks and
Bobby Calves are Kai Shakir-
Washington, Braddock Collum,
Thomas Atchley, Ryan Moore,
Daniel Ortiz, Ivan Badillo,
Edgar Lucatero and Tirease
Morris.
In last Monday's game, the
Red Sox shut down the Rays 9-
0
Flores crossed home plate three
times for the Red Sox.


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Rodriguez added twin tallies
and Block, Keith Choate,
Zeigler and Salgado each added
a run.
Cumbee, Albritton, See, Bar-
ton, Alamia and Owens were
stranded short of home plate for
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Reception for this community's young talents. Artists shown above are (kneeling, from
left) Dora Cardoza, Zachary Deuberry, Christian Turner, Trenton Roberson and
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Letter To The Editor

Marion Ratliff Honored


By Daughter
Dear Editor.
To all who loved my mother,
I want to thank all of the many
friends and families who gath-
ered together to mourn the loss
of Marion Ratliff who was truly
a Proverbs 31 woman.
She loved everyone and I
know everyone loved her. Her
and my father Herman were
two very great people. I cannot
think of one person who did not
love either one of them.
I know my mother touched
many lives in the community

When Tomorrow

When tomorrow
And I'm noi
If the sun should ri,
All filled with
I wish so much
The way yc
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We didn't
I know how mu
As much a.
And each time tha
I know you'll
But when tomorrow
Please try to
That an angel came
And took me
And said my
In Heaven.
And that I'd havy
All those I t



I love you Momma!


Barbara Anne
and never spoke a harsh word
of anyone. She will be greatly
missed.
I received this poem from a
close personal friend here. and I
would like to publish it for all
of those who are mourning.
especially my son, Joshua
Lanham, whom I love dearly
and know he cherished Granny.
Thank you for your prayers.
today and remember she lived
her whole life for this
moment-to be with her Lord
and Savior, Jesus Christ!

Starts Without Me

starts without me
there to see.
e and find your eyes
' tears for me.
you wouldn't cry,
u did today,
f the many things
get to say.
ch you love me,
I love you.
it you think of me,
miss me, too.
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understand,
and called my name
by the hand,
place is ready
far above,
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ruly love ...
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Your daughter,
Barbara Anne Ratliff
Broward Correctional Institution
Fort Lauderdale


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many neighbors from & -
Hardee County buy from me.


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Ft. Meade Florida 33841
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COURTESY PHOTO
Children at Zolfo Springs Elementary School recently
had the opportunity to win a new bicycle. Using their
"Cat Cash" money, which is earned for positive behavior,
students entered a drawing for the new bikes. One
winner was drawn for grades K-2 and one from grades 3-
5 during the Cool Cat assembly on'Friday, Feb. 4. The
lucky winners were all smiles standing next to their new
bikes. Damien Johnston (top photo) was the K-2 winner
while Jaime Ceja (below) took the prize for 3-5.


In the state of Colorado, a pet cat, if loose, must have a
tail-light.

The Tasmanian Tiger went into extinct in the year 1936.
This animal is regarded to be the largest carnivorous
marsupial in the modern day and age. It was a native of
Australia and New Guinea.


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3/17/2011
Sun Data
Rise: 7:35 AM
Set 7 37 PM
Day Length
12 hrs.02 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 5-36 PM
Set 5:45 AM
Overhead: --:--
Underfoot: 11:38 AM
Moon Phase
93%
Waxing Gibbous
Major Times
11:38 AM 1:38 PM
Minor Times
5:45 AM 6:45 AM
5:36 PM 6:36 PM
Prediction
Good
Time Zone
UTC: -4
3/18/2011
Sun Data
Rise: 7:34 AM
Set: 7:37 PM
Day Length
12 hrs. 03 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 6:43 PM
Set: 6:25 AM
Overhead:12:05 AM
Underfoot:12:32 PM
Moon Phase
98%
Waxing Gibbous
Major Times
12:05 AM -2:05 AM
12:32 PM 2:32 PM
Minor Times
6:25 AM 7:25 AM
6:43 PM 7:43 PM
Prediction
Better
Time Zone
UTC: -4


3/19/2011
Sun Data
Rise: 7.32 AM
Set: 7:38 PM

Day Length
12 hrs. 06 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 7:51 PM
Set:7:06 AM
Overhead:12:59 AM
Underfoot: 1:26 PM
Moon Phase
100%
FULL MOON
Major Times
12:59 AM -2:59 AM
1:26 PM 3:26 PM
Minor Times
7:06 AM 8:06 AM
7:51 PM 8:51 PM
Prediction
Best
Time Zone
UTC: -4

3/20/2011
Sun Data
Rise: 7:31 AM
Set: 7:38 PM
Day Length
12 hrs. 07 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 9:00 PM
Set: 7:47 AM
Overhead: 1:53 AM
Underfoot: 2:21 PM
Moon Phase
99%
Waning Gibbous
Major Times
1:53 AM 3:53 AM
2:21 PM 4:21 PM
Minor Times
7:47 AM 8:47 AM
9:00 PM 10:00 PM
Prediction
Better
Time Zone
UTC: -4


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Polish astronomer, was
also a doctor, a lawyer and
a church official.




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3/21/2011
Sun Data
Rise: 7:30 AM
Set: 7:39 PM

Day Length
12 hrs. 09 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 10:09 PM
Set:8:30AM
Overhead: 2:49 AM
Underfoot: 3:17 PM
Moon Phase
94%
Waning Gibbous
Major Times
2:49 AM 4:49 AM
3:17 PM 5:17 PM
Minor Times
8:30 AM 9:30 AM
10:09 P.M-11:09 PM
Prediction
Better++
Time Zone
UTC: -4
3/22/2011
Sun Data
Rise: 7:29 AM
Set: 7:39 PM
Day Length
12 hrs. 10 rmins.
Moon Data
Rise: 11:17 PM
Set: 9:17 AM
Overhead: 3:46 AM
Underfoot: 4:15 PM
Moon Phase
88%
Waning Gibbous
Major Times
3:46 AM 5:46 AM
4:15 PM 6:15 PM
Minor Times
9:17 AM -10:17 AM
11:17 PM-12:17 AM
Prediction
Average
Time Zone
UTC: -4


NOTICE UNDER
FICTITIOUS NAME ACT

Notice is hereby given that
the undersigned, pursuant to
the provisions of the Fictitious
Name Act, Section 865.09,
Florida Statues, as amended,
intends to register with the
Secretary of State of the State
of Florida, the fictitious name of
Herrera Harvesting under
which the undersigned is
engaged or will engage in busi-
ness at: 309 Shaw Rd., in the
City of Wauchula, Florida
33873.
That the party interested in
said business enterprise is as
follows: Monica C. Herrera .
Dated at Wauchula, Hardee,
Florida 33873. 3:17p


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3/23/2011
Sun Data
Rise: 7:28 AM
Set: 7:40 PM

Day Length
12 hrs. 12 rins.
Moon pata
Rise: --:--
Set: 10:07 AM
Overhead: 4:44 AM
Underfoot: 5:14 PM
Moon Phase
79%
Waning Gibbous
Major Times
4:44 AM 6:44 AM
5:14 PM 7:14 PM
Minor Times
10:07 AM-11:07 AM
Prediction
Average
Time Zone
UTC: -4
3/24/2011
Sun Data
Rise: 7:27 AM
Set: 7:40 PM
Day Length
12 hrs. 13 rins.
Moon Data
Rise: 12:21 AM
Set: 11:02 AM
Overhead: 5:43 AM
Underfoot: 6:12 PM
Moon Phase
69%
Waning Gibbous
Major Times
5:43 AM 7:43 AM
6:12 PM- 8:12 PM
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12:-21 AM -1:21 AM
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'Leading Lions' At HES Win 2nd-Quarter Award


COURTESY PHOTOS
The extraordinary kindergarteners from Hilltop Elementary School who received the
honor of being a Leading Lion were (listed randomly) Izaiah Zamora, Lizzie McCoy,
Joel Santana, Alani Maldonado, Danny Espinoza, TJ. Robertson, Anthony Gomez and
Maria Munguia.


First graders recognized for stupendous citizenship were (in random order) Presley
Gilliard, Sara Li Martinez, Yadira Sanchez-Cruz, Alex Torres, Aviana Carlton, Joshlynn
Sanchez, Emilio DeSantiago and Karina Carmona.


The second graders (listed randomly) at Hilltop Elementary School who earned the
Leading Lion Award were Daysi Garcia, Esteban Santellan, Huriel Cortez-Olivera,
Margarita Severiano-Juan, Vanessa Delarosa, Rocio Sanchez, Azucena Cortez Olivera
and Sara Spires.


Third graders who were awarded the title of a Leading Lion due to their scholastic
achievements were (in random order) Bias Aleman, Maricela Garcia-Paz, Miguel
Velasco-Gonzalez, Rocio Ramos, Makayla Otero and Elizabeth Dixon.


Fourth graders who displayed exceptional character were (in random order) Betsabe
Rosas, Cadee Richardson, Anahi Ramos, Sandra Cruz, Marixa Bermudez and Jasmine
Gonzalez.


If you were in Windsor, untano, Canada, and traveled
due North, the first foreign country you would hit would
be the United States. Detroit, Michigan, is just across the
Detroit River from Windsor.

The Bahamas were named for their shallow waters by
Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon. He called them
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REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

2012 Older Americans Act Program
ThQ West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (WCFAAA) is seeking Letters of
Interest and Statements of Qualification from qualified agencies and organizations inter-
ested in providing an array of supportive, nutrition, and caregiver services under the
Older Americans Act (OAA) to older persons residing in the planning and service area
known as PSA 6. PSA 6 encompasses Hillsborough, Polk, Manatee, Highlands, and
Hardee Counties. Interested agencies are required to have the capability of providing an
array of services throughout the entire county of interest effective January 1, 2012
through December 31, 2012.
The "Request for Letters of Interest and Statements of Qualification" (RFI) process will
provide WCFAAA with information concerning the availability of qualified contractors for
OAA services in the five county planning and service area. The information received from
qualified contractors will be used to determine if a full Request for Proposal (RFP) is nec-
essary (due to interest from two or more qualified service contractors for the same serv-
ices in the same county) or if a sole source procurement process will be used.
The services to be provided include: Adult Day Care, Caregiver Support Services,
Congregate Meals, Grandparent Support ServiQes, Health Support, Homemaker, Home
Delivered Meals, Housing Improvement, Legal Assistance, Nutrition Counseling
(Individual), Nutrition Education, Outreach, Respite (In-Home and Facility Based), and
Transportation. Caregiver Support Services, Grandparent Support Services, Housing
Improvement, and Legal Assistance may be bid as part of the array of services or as indi-
vidual services in each county.
Details for the RFI may be obtained beginning Friday, March 18, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. (EDT)
at the office of the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc., or by accessing the
Resources link on the agency's web site (www.agingflorida.com).
Responses to this Request for Letters of Interest and Statements of Qualification are due
at the office of the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc., located at 5905
Breckenridge Parkway, Suite F, Tampa, Florida 33610-4239, by 3:00 p.m. (EDT) on April
1, 2011.
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LOBSTER FEST
The first Lobster Fest was
held Jan. 19. The second Lob-
ster Fest of the season was held
on Feb 10. Appetizers of drunk-
en mussels were a favorite in
January with clam chowder
being served at the second
event, followed by steamed live
Maine lobsters, drawn butter,
baked potatoes, sour cream.
homemade bread-with bakers
up at 4 a.m. to meet the dinner
deadline..
Twelve cabbages and five
pounds of carrots were trans-
formed into a great coleslaw.


The *Southwest Florida Water
Management District (SWFWMD)
announces the following work-
shop to which all interested per-
sons are invited:
Hillsborough County Adopt-A-
Pond Lake, Pond & Stream
Night: Educational seminar.
SWFWMD Governing and Basin
Board members may attend.
DATE/TIME: Friday, March 25,
2011; 6 p.m.
PLACE: The Florida Aquarium,
701 Channelside Drive, Tampa FL
33602
A copy of the agenda may be
obtained by contacting: Jennifer
Aragon, Hillsborough County
Adopt-A-Pond (813)744-5671
aragonj@hillsboroughcounty.org
For more information, you may
contact: Virginia.Sternberger@
WaterMatters.org 1 (800)423-1476
(FL only) or (352)796-7211, x4753
(Ad Order EXE0123)
If any person decides to appeal
any decision made by the Board
with respect to any matter consid-
ered at this meeting or hearing,
he/she will need to ensure that a
verbatim record of the proceed-
ing is made, which record in-
cludes the testimony and evi-
dence from which the appeal is to
be issued.
Anyone requiring reasonable
accommodation as provided for
in the Americans with Disabilities
Act should contact the District's
Human Resources Director, 2379
Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida
34604-6899; telephone (352)
796-7211, ext. 4702 or 1-800-423-
1476 (FL only), ext. 4702; TDD
(FL only) 1-800-231-6103; or
email to ADACoordinator@swfw-
md.state.fl.us 3:17c


Hot lemon-infused hand cloths
were handed out for fingers that
really dove into the feast. Cof-
fee and a variety of cakes were
enjoyed after the meal, with
great music being supplied by
in-house deejay Mark K. All in
all, they were both great even-
ings of fun and friendship.

A WALK IN THE PARK
Our first Charity Walk was
completed on Feb. 14 with 32
walkers completing multiple
sponsored laps around the
entire resort. While not a race
or a marathon, it was amazing
the stamina of the participants,
as each lap was 7/8 of a mile.
Two prizes were awarded:
Susan Bourgeau for completing
the most laps, 11, and Eleanor
Tusing for acquiring the most
donors and collecting $145.
The event started at 10:30
and finished at 12:30, with
walkers and resort guests and
residents joining in for a
Charity Barbecue at the Patio.
All food was donated by Torrey
Oaks RV & Golf Resort, so that
all proceeds from the lunch
could go directly toward
Jessica's Footprint, a registered
foundation for Pediatric Brain
Cancer Research.
We have such large generous
hearts at the resort with $1,600
being raised. Good job by all!

TORREY OAK FOLLIES
After two months of prepara-
tion, building and painting of
props and dedicated hours of
rehearsals, Feb 22 arrived, and
what a day it turned out to be!
The cast and crew of the
Follies were magnificent and
held nothing back for the
amusement and entertainment
of a full house, many from out-
side the resort who were repeat
visitors as they had enjoyed last
year's performance as well.
The 50/50 draw paid out
$160 and door prizes valued at
$500 were eagerly accepted by
the lucky admission ticket hold-
ers. The local business commu-
nity donated the door prizes.

The wisest mind has some-
thing yet to learn.
-George Santayana


Letter To The Editor

Hardee County Is Good

Enough As It Is


Dear Editor,
This letter is in reference to
the visioning meetings that
have been held for Hardee
County. I attended the meeting..
on land use at commission
chambers on Feb. 21, 2011. A
variety of opinions and visions
were expressed in a quite civil
manner.
One issue that seemed to
loom was mining in Hardee
county. Some of the arguments
for mining were as follows:
* Jobs created by mining in the
future would keep our children
and their families here.
* Recreation areas would be
created,. including lakes which
do not now exist.
* Reclamation would make the
land aesthetically pleasing.
Arguments against were:
* Irreparable long-term damage
would be done to the land and
waterways in exchange for only
short-term gains.
* Left behind, after mining,
would be hundreds of acres of
highly visible waste areas, i.e.
gypsum stacks and acid slime
ponds.
One thing that occurred to me
as I listened was that some folks
seem to think that Hardee
County is not good enough as it
is.
Some seem to think that cre-
ation of lakes would be an
improvement. Some suggest
that increased industry would
bring in more jobs, more people
and more revenue. I heard state-
ments that young people would
seek jobs elsewhere if more
were not created here.
My wife and I looked for sev-
eral years for a piece of proper-
ty in a quiet country setting. We
looked all the way from north
Florida to here. We lived in
Hillsborough County.
When we first came into the
county on SR-62 we saw
stripped and bermed-up land to
the north. We turned right
around.
But one other time we came
into the southwest part of the
county from the south and
found the place where we have
lived for 11 years now.
I don't even think we knew


we were in Hardee County at
first. The Lily area is a peaceful
mix of agricultural and wild
lands. This is why we moved
here.
Nearby Highlands and Polk
counties have many outstanding
natural (real) lakes. Hardee
county has meandering streams
that eventually feed into a large
river (Peace River).
The land is flat and sandy,
and patterned with swamps. No
mountains or natural lakes here.
In Florida the climate is usu-
ally either too dry or too wet. It
gets hot and steamy in summer
but can be quite mild in winter,
spring and fall.
The variety of wild native
plant life is the largest and
arguably most interesting in the
United States. We have many
plants found only here in south
central Florida. It is much more
than jpst trees.
The Spanish named this place
Florida which means land of
flowers. The wildlife is plenti-
ful and also varied, sometimes
dangerous, mostly awesome.
Once you start to appreciate
and know the natural landscape
you see that a smoothed over,
"reclaimed" version pales in
comparison. No amount of
reclamation can rival the bal-
ance and variety that naturally
occurs.
Certain plant / animal "com-
munities" are very distinct
throughout the state. Their frag-
ile existence cannot be duplicat-
ed because they are so soil and
elevation dependent. Also there
are many unsolved mysteries as
to what makes one plant occur
in one area and not another. The
land and place is rare and beau-
tiful as it is.
Hardee county's economy
has survived and provided a
good life for its residents for
many years.
We chose the area because of
its rural, non-industrial nature
(at least we hoped). We liked
the low population density.
, To us, this is what Hardee
County has to offer. Not compe-
tition to places like Bradenton
or Tampa.'
Why would we want to per-


manently change these most
valuable natural assets and try
to make this county into some-
thing it is not?


Brooks Armstrong
Hardee County Resident
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Park It!
By Frankie Larramore
Paynes Creek Historic State Park


ANNUAL ENCAMPMENT MARCH 26-27
Grab your bonnets and "pioneer" clothes and head to Paynes
Creek Historic State Park on the weekend of March 26 and 27!
The annual encampment will take place that Saturday and
Sunday from 11 to 4. As in previous years, the Indian and soldier
camps will be set up for visitors to view..
This is the first year for a re-enactment of the attack on the
Kennedy-Darling store. The rangers and volunteers have been
working hard to get ready, building a replica store and readying a
new layout of the grounds. This promises to be an outstanding
visual program for all interested in early Florida history.
As in the past, there will be demonstrations and the park's
Preservation Alliance will have a concession stand. Hopefully, new-
this year will be boiled peanuts and Alliance members will be in
period dress. It should be a great weekend!

And, wow! Warm weather has finally arrived. The trees have
leaves and every day more flowers are blooming in the park. It is
wonderful to walk the trails with the smell of sweet Carolina jas-
mine and its pretty yellow flowers strewn on the paths.

New at the park. entrance is the butterfly garden. The garden
had to be moved from its isolated area with the benches where a
tired trail walker could rest a few moments. The reason it was'
moved was that vandals decided we did not need it.
The new location has no benches, but can still be admired.
Now if those who thiik, tearing up signs would change their
minds...

Paynes Creek Preservation Alliance has elected new officers
for the year and has already begun work on the projects for the'
upcoming year.
We welcome new members any time and are grateful for more
helping hands. Our goal is to have money available to meet the
extra needs of the state park; donations are definitely appreciated.

Paynes Creek Historic State Park will have a sign for the
encampment at the traffic light on U.S. 17 and Main Street. Mark
your calendars and I'll see you there!



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Special Operations Team Practices Rescue
Members of Hardee County
fire-Rescue's Special Opera-
tions Team recently participated
in a confined-space rescue drill.
The drill was conducted at -
Vandolah Power Co. as a part of
its annual Emergency Respon-
ders Day. The rescue scenario
involved an employee who :"
went down inside the exhaust .
stack in one of the power gener-
ation units. Team members'
were dispatched to the scene, --
where' they coordinated their
efforts with staff from Van-
dolah's response team and plant ..* .
management.
"This was a great opportunity a-
to practice not only our techni-
cal skills in confined-space res-
cue but to practice working in a
unified command structure with -
our partners at Vandolah Pow-
er," said Fire-Rescue Chief
Michael Choate. j
The team, under the leader-
ship of lieutenants Greg Pfeiffer
and Keith Patterson, quickly
assessed the situation, donned '
the appropriate gear, and simu- -.i .. "
lated pumping fresh air via ven- :..
tilation fans into the bottom of
the exhaust stack. 14.
Meanwhile, team members '"
coordinated with plant staff as '
to the last known location of the
victim, the best way to reach With the "victim" secured, team members prepare to remove him froi
him, and the approximate time stack.
he had been trapped.
Once scene safety had been
established and the entry team
had on all the necessary gear, a
three-man crew entered the area
and secured the victim, extricat-
ing him in less than 15 minutes.
The Special Operations Team .
participates in frequent training '
over and above the required .
education and certifications for .....
other Hardee County Fire-Res-
cue staff. In fact, team members
possess certifications in haz- .'- o :
ardous materials training, water,
and confined-space rescue
training.
Choate recognizes the impor-
tance of not only regular train-
ing for team members but
working with community part- ''
ners as well, saying, "The staff .
at Vandolah are the subject-
matter experts, and we couldn't .
be effective without their .
knowledge and expertise. We
really appreciate the partnership Hardee County Fire-Rescue's Special Operations Team members rece
we have with them" from Vandolah Power Co. plant staff as part of the rescue drill scenario.


Skills Track Continues.


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COURTESY PHOTOS
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By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Hardee got three first-place-
performances in a six-team
meet in Sebring last week.
After the Disney Track and
Field Showcase on Saturday,
track resumed with another
meet at Sebring on Tuesday.
This weekend, tracksters will
either go to the Northport
Invitational on Friday or the
Cardinal Mooney Invitational
on Saturday, before being off
for Spring Break, during which
some will go on Tuesday to the
Avon Park meet.
Track coach Rob Beatty
summed up the March 10
Sebring meet. "Some of our
athletes ran, threw or jumped to
some personal best performanc-
es last night in Sebring." Ove-
rall, Hardee boys placed fourth
in the meet, behind Frostproof
and Sebring and a half point
behind Avon Park, which had
62 points to Hardee's 61.50.
Hardee girls were also fourth,
behind Sebring, Frost-proof and
Haines City, but ahead of Avon
Park and DeSoto.

GIRLS
The Hardee girls started
slowly, with Adna Metayer
placing seventh and DeeDee
Metayer 11th in the 100-meter
dash. Nedjie Severe and Dee-
Dee Metayer were 10th and
12th in the 200-meter dash. In
the 400 dash, Janet Lopez was
10th, Mylekia Stevenson 11th
and Severe 14th.
The girls began to make a
move in the 800-meter run,
where Febe Murillo placed
fourth. Lopez was ninth and
Sasha Castanon 11th of the 19th
runners involved. Murillo also
placed fifth in the 1,600-meter
run.
Senior Ashley Louis placed
fourth in the 100-meter hurdles,
with Stevenson fifth and Briana
Gardner eighth. Louis was also
fifth in the 300-meter hurdles,
with Andrea Cantaneda 11th
and Angela Herron 12th of 16
competitors.
In the 4x100 relay, showed "a
big improvement" by placing
third. The Metayer sisters, Me-
rislene Cimeus and Gardner
combined to cut 1.23 off their
previous best. Stevenson, Mu-
rillo, Lopez and Jessica Hunt
placed fourth in the 4x400
relay, and Severe, Castanon,
Castenada and Hunt were third
in the 4x800.
Turning to field events
brought Hardee more success.
Casstaneda had a personal best
in the high jump, placing sev-
enth with 4.04, ahead of team-
mate Herron, who placed 11th.
Lopez and Murillo tied for sixth
in the pole vault, while Gardner,
Stevenson and Adna Metayer
were seventh, eighth and ninth in
the long jump, which had 19
competitors.
Adna Metayer did the triple
jump better, placing fourth at
27.2. Gardner was ninth.
Turning to the shot put,


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Hardee got first place, by senior
Yesenia Vargas, with a toss of
33.01, over three feet better
than her nearest opponent.
Cimeus had a personal best in
placing ninth with 22.03 feet.
Louis picked up first-place
points with first place in the dis-
cus, a throw of 86 feet, 2.5 inch-
es. Vargas placed third with a
toss of 77.4 feet. Castaneda was
10th of the 18 competitors.

BOYS
Aaron Barker started Hardee
with fifth-place points in the
100 dash. Teammates Kareem
Richardson and Anthony
Burkes were 12th and 13th.
Tony Rodriguez placed seventh
in the 200 dash, ahead of
Richardson and Maxon Del-
homme. In the 400 dash, it was
Jesse Belcher fourth, with
D'Vonte Hooks seventh and
Emilio Delarosa 15th.
Christian Moralez, Brandon
Beatty and Augustine Ancelmo
went two-three-four in the 800-
meter run, well ahead of team-
mates Victor Salazar and
Filistin Louis-Michel among
the 21 runners. Beatty placed
third, Reimundo Garcia eighth,
Octavio Alvarez 13th and
Kevin Borjas 14th of 19 boys
in the 1,600-meter. Beatty and
Garcia had personal bests in the
event. Garcia was fifth, Marct
Ehrenkaufer ninth and Dorian
Mejio-Flores 10th in the 3,200-
meter.
In the 110 hurdles, Rodriguez *
was third and Lucius Everett
fifth of 14 competitors. Angelo
Parkinson was sixth, Everett
seventh and Morgan Garcia
ninth of 15 hurdlers. For Ev-
erett, it was a personal best.
Barker, Maxon Delhomme,
Tre' Anderson and Carl Brown
combined for fourth place in the
4x100 relay, and Brown, Belch-
er, Hooks and Ancelmo were
fourth in the 4x400. But, it was
the 4x800 in which Hardee did
best, with Ancelmo, Moralez,
Hooks and Beatty ganging up
for a first-place finish in a per-
sonal best of 9.07.74, eclipsing
a Frostproof team by 29 sec-
onds.
Rodriguez was fourth in the
high jump, with Everett fifth
and Morgan Garcia 11th of 17
jumpers. Ancelmo placed
fourth in the pole vault, with
Reimundo Garcia tied for-fifth,
with two other jumpers.
Rodriguez had a personal
best in the long jump with 19.2
feet to place fourth. James
Greene: Morgan Garcia and
Brown were farther down the
list. In the triple jump, Hooks
was fifth, Anderson eighth and
Beatty 10th.
Delhomme was sixth and
Julian Varela ninth in the shot
put, while Tony Galvan was
11th and Varela 15th in the dis-
cus.

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Forms are available at our
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and weddings, a photo
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Publication is free of
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ONE PINK, ONE BLUE


Tim Breedlove & Nel-Nel Richey

Genell Richey Engaged

To Wed Tim Breedlove


Elton and Starr Richey of
Bowling Green announce the
engagement of their daughter,
Genell Alene "Nel-Nel" Rich-
ey, to Timothy W. "Tim" Breed-
love, the son of Virginia and
Irvin Neff of Avon Park.
The bride-elect is a 2005
graduate of Hardee Senior High
School. She is currently em-


played at the Florida Institute
for Neurologic Rehabilitation in
Wauchula.
The prospective groom is a
2002 graduate of Avon Park
High School.
Plans are being made for an
April 16 wedding at Faith
Assembly of God in Bowling
Green.


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Mr. and Mrs. Adam Holt, a
seven-pound daughter Brooke
Marie, born Dec. 17, 2010,
Florida Hospital, Sebring. Mrs.
Holt is the former Catessa
Bennett. Maternal grandparents
are' Donald Bennett of Wau-
chula and the late Mary
Bennett. Maternal great-grand-
Smother is Mae Rose of Lees-
burg. Paternal grandparents are
Tim and Pam Holt of Wauchula.
Paternal great-grandparents are
Bonnie Holt of Wauchula and
the late George Holt, and the
:late Reson and LiliBelle Holt.


Daniel Aguilar and Brittany
Kelly of Bowling Green, a sev-
en-pound 15-ounce son Jordin
Anthony Aguilar, born Feb. 21,
2011, at Heartland Medical
Center, Sebring. Maternal
grandparents are Bret Kelly of
Mexico Beach and Judy Gris-
som of Wauchula. Maternal
great-grandmother is Margerie
Thornton of Bowling Green.
Paternal grandparents are David
Aguilar of Fort Meade and
Elena Villarreal of Wauchula.
Paternal great-grandparents are
Javier and Frances Aguilar of'
Bowling Green.
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.

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to keep the guys who hate
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who are undecided.
-Casey Stengel
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The New Jerusalem Church
of God is having a fund-raiser
bake and garage sale on Friday
and Saturday from noon to 5
p.m. at the church at 1514 Lin-
coln St., Wauchula.
All proceeds will be used to
reopen the shelter/mission
home at 414 Magnoia Blvd.,
Wauchula. For questions, call
Pastor Juanita Wright at 781-
0982.
First Baptist Church of
Bowling Green is holding a
yard sale on Saturday from 8
a.m. until most items are gone.
All proceeds will to the Annie
Armstrong mission offering.
There will be a variety of
items, including furniture,
clothing and household items
available in the church social
hall and south parking lot at the
church. Donations are also
accepted.
Mount Pisgah Baptist Church
will have a country gospel sing
on Sunday at 6 p.m.
The featured music will be
Chet's Gator Barn Band from
Lake Wales, and singers Tom-
my Devane, Perry and Melissa
Northup, Lois Johnson, and
Amber and Hunter Bourn of'
Bourn Again.
The deadline for Church News
submissions is Thursday at 5
for the next edition.


COURTESY PHOTO
Linda Salazar & Eddie Garcia

Linda Salazar & Eddie

Garcia Are Engaged


Alicia Arredondo and Adolfo
Salazar of Haines City an-
nounce the engagement of their
daughter, Linda Ann Salazar, to
Heriberto "Eddie" Garcia Jr.,
the son of Heriberto Garcia Sr.
and Maria Medelline of Zolfo
Springs.
The bride-elect attended Har-
dee Senior High School in Wau-


chula.
* The prospective groom at-
tended Hardee Senior High
School, and is currently em-
ployed at the Wash Me Carwash
& Lube Center in Winter Ha-
ven.
Plans are being made for an
April 29 wedding in Wauchula.


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the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is
wrong.
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MUSICAL LUNCHEON


COURTESY PHOTO
The fellowship hall at First United Methodist Church in
Wauchula was the setting for the Feb. 19 Past Presidents'
Luncheon for The Wednesday Musicale. Hostesses for
the event were Jana Thorpe and past presidents Gloria
Davis, Jeraldine Crews, Carol Myer, Dot Bell, Bess Stal-
lings, Dr. Sylvia Collins and Virginia Metheny. Pictured
above is President Jill Southwell (right) presenting a gift
of appreciation to past-president Collins. The bottom
photo shows bass soloist Sam Dunn, the club's newest
member, presenting a mini-concert of secular and
sacred songs. At the piano is accompanist Margaret
Seiwert. Plans are being finalized for the April 13 "Play
Me a Piano IV" program. Members, guests and prospec-
tive members are invited to attend. Refreshments will be
served at 3:30, followed by the program at 4 in the
Wauchula Woman's Club building, 131 N. Seventh Ave.


Back To Basics
By lan Rice
Gospel Preacher


(Pmm~~


WHAT ARE YOUR MOTIVES?
In the New Testament book of John, Chapter Six, we read of a
great miracle performed by Jesus that demonstrates His power as
the Son of God.
Scripture tells us that He took five barley loaves along with
two small fish and fed a great multitude of people. Not only did this
miracle prove His deity, but it also displayed Jesus' ability to take
care of people's needs.
That being said, read what happened the next day as the throng
of people sought after Him. In John 6:26-27, Jesus said, "Most
assuredly, I say to you, you seek Me, not because you saw the
signs, but because you ate of the loaves and were filled. Do not
labor for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures
to everlasting life, which the Son of Man will give you, because
God the Father has set His seal on Him."
Don't we see here that Jesus points to their false motives in
seeking Him?
They sought after Jesus because they ate of the loaves, not
because they "saw the signs." Jesus goes on to explain that they
should seek after Him because of the spiritual food that He pro-
vides, leading to everlasting life (verses 29-40).
Many people today seek after God for the very same reasons.
Some folks are looking for what God will give them in return
for their "service." It's easy to see that our motives shouldn't
revolve around food, fellowship and fun, but don't many of us seek
after that which we can gain from Christ?
Happiness, a better life, freedom from stress,.from anxieties.
These are noble requests, but isn't it all about us much of the time?
Are our motives for seeking and serving God driven by Him
being the "Giver of all that is good" or by the fact that He is Go.d
ahd is worthy to be praised?
Get Back To Basics and read what the Bible says about
motives for seeking the Lord God Almighty. Read God's Word.
Study God's Word. Obey God's Word!


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Charlotte's Webb Pub recently raised $451 for the Hardee
County Cancer Support Foundation during last month's
Mardi Parti on Feb. 11-13. Pictured here is Don Bissett
being presented with a check from Charlotte's Webb
Pub. The Avon Park Moose Riders Club cooked a barbe-
cue meal the following weekend to help raise money as
well. This is the second year the Wauchula pub has put
on an event for the charity.


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LOST
We have lost our family pet. His name
is Bo. He is a Blue-Tick Hound and is
5-6 months old. He was last seen at
5:00 pm, Friday, March 11th on Popash
Road following two boys headed in the
direction of Griffin Road.

Please call 781-0025 or 781-0102
or 773-6565.
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4D The Herald-Advocate, March 17, 2011


COURTESY PHOTOS BY JAMES TAYLOR
Uvaldo Sanchez had a combined lift of 505 pounds.


Lindsey Leads Weightlifting


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Undefeated and heading back
to state finals, senior Jarrius
Lindsey tops all weightlifters.
His lifts in the March 10th
huge Travis Todd Invitational in
Avon Park, exceeded any of his
teammates.
The lifters will go to Sara-
sota on Saturday and Lemon
Bay on March 26. Then it's
three more meets, including the
sectionals in Booker on April 2,
before the state finals in Kis-
simmee on April 16.
At Avon Park, there was com-
petition from Bartow, which
won the meet, Auburndale,
Booker, LaBelle, Lake Placid,
Desoto, Sebring, Mulberry,
Lake Region, Frostproof, Ten-
oroc and the host Red Devils.
Hardee placed seventh overall.
Among that group, Lindsey


stood out with a combined total
- of 565 pounds, 310 in the bench
press and 255 in the clean &
jerk.
Maxon Delhomme finished
in fourth place in his 169 divi-
sion, his 280 bench and 225
clean & jerk combining for a
505 total.
Carlos Marquez was also
fourth-in his 219 division, with
a total of 530, 300 in the bench
and 230 in the clean & ierk.
In the heavyweight division,
Uvaldo Sanchez was seventh
with a 505 total, 265 in the
bench and 240 in the clean &
jerk.
Other lifters are seniors
Kareem Richardson, Quinton
Carlton, Dillon Skitka, Daniel
Miller, Dalton Rabon, Colby
Baker, Rufino Gabriel, Abner
Garcia, Tristan Lanier, Caleb
Purser, Miles Rice, Tyler Dun-
lap, Aaron Barker, Joseph Mc-
Quaig, Andrew Reyna, David
Gibson, Keyon Brown, Jessie
Zuniga' and Adson Delhomme.
They are coached by Buddy
Martin and Ray Rivas.


Wildcat senior Jarrius Lindsey was best in his 183-pound
class.


In the 139-division, Uber Calvillo combined lifts for 315
pounds.


Carlos Marquez was fourth in the 219 class.


The following permits were
applied for or issued by the
Hardee County Building De-
partment during the week of
March 6-12. Listings include
the name of the owner or con-
tractor, the address for the proj-
ect, the type of work to be done,
and the cost involved. Only
projects valued at $1,000 or
more are listed.
ISSUED
Habitat For Humanity, Ala-
bama Street, new construction,
$65,000.
Michael Gillispie, Popash
Road, renovations, $5,000.
City of Wauchula, West Main
Street, demolition, $5,000.
Mark Gose, Polk Road, reno-
vations, $2,400.
Owner/builder, Broward
Street, renovations, $1,765.
BUILDING BLOCKS
Home improvement contrac-
tors must be certified 'by the
State of Florida as a Genreal,
Building or Residentiai con-
tractor. Plumbing, electrical,
and heating and air condition-
ing work should be done only
by contractors certified in those
,trades and require, separate per-
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Attention: All Parents of Elementary School Age Children
Parents who want your child or children to attend a school outside your assigned
school zone for next school year must complete a waiver request application. Note that
you must provide your own transportation.
You can obtain a waiver application at either the School Board office or the Student
Academic Services and,Federal Programs office located at 230 S. Florida Ave. These
waiver requests are not approved on a first-come-first-served basis, but will be approved
according to space available and other established criteria.
Parents who have children attending a school other than their zoned school are
reminded that all school waiver approvals are only good for one school year at a
time.
Decisions on all waiver applications will be made in late July after the state
announces AYP for schools. If we can be of any further assistance, please contact our
office at 773-9756. We will do our best to assist you or answer your questions.
All waiver applications must be turned in by April 29, 2011.
Waiver Contacts


Atenci6n: Todos Padres de Nifios de Edad de la Escuela Primaria
Padres que quieren a su niho o nihos para asistir a una escuela fuera de su zona de
la escuela asignada para el proximo aho escolar, debe complir una aplicaci6n de solic-
itud de exencion para otra escuela. Nota, que usted debe proveer su propio transporta-
cion.
Puede obtener una aplicaci6n de exencion en la oficina del School Board o oficina
de Servicios Academicos de Estudiante y Programas Federal. Ahora ubicada en la calle
230 S. Florida Ave. en Wauchula. Estas solicitudes de exencion no se aprueban por el
base que Ilega-primera-atiende, pero sera aprobado de acuerdo al espacio disponible y
otro creterios establecidos.
Padres que tienen nihos que atienden otra escuela que no es su escuela de zonas
es recordada que todos aplicaciones de exencion que aprueban sera bueno durante
un afo escolar en un tiempo.
Las decisions sobre todas aplicaciones de exencion serAn hechas en fines de julio
despu6s del anuncio p6blico de AYP para las escuelas. Para mas asistencia, por favor
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I am finally getting around to giving you ladies (translation:
barrel racers) some well-deserved coverage.
e Every January, The Lakeland Center hosts a Professional
Rodeo Cowboys Association rodeo known as the Americom Pro
Rodeo Classic, with performances on both Friday and Saturday
nights. The contestants are largely from the Southeast Circuit of the
PRCA (which, obviously, includes Florida). This year's event was
Jan. 14-15. i
I appreciate The Lakeland Center for the courtesies it extend-!
ed to me in order for me to get the coverage I needed. For those of
you who have never been there, it is a lovely venue, and extreme-
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Melinda Nickerson leans into her turn around the third
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Loni Damboise races home after rounding the third bar-
rel, to clock in at 15.373 seconds.


Unfortunately I was only able to attend one performance, so I,
went on Saturday because Melinda Nickerson of Wauchula and!
Loni Damboise of Zolfo Springs were riding barrels in the per-
formance that night. And although neither of them placed in the
money, they both had excellent runs, with Melinda coming in with
a time of 14.924 seconds and Loni not far behind with a time of
15.373 seconds. The winning time was 14.087 seconds (a gal from
Ocala), and many times were only thousandths of a second apart.
But next year I guess I'll have to go on both nights (if gas
prices allow!), as Hardee County showed up in full force on Friday
night.
Matt Carlton, of the Carlton Ranches team, rode in saddle-
broncs. Both Corey Fussell and his dad, Jimmy, competed in the
tie-down roping event and were partners in the team roping. Mike
Sanders also rode in the team roping with a partner from LaBelle.
According to the PRCA, none of our cowboys placed in the money,
but I am truly sorry that I missed all of them (as well as PRCA
gold-card member Wade Cooper!). Hopefully I will be seeing the
Fussells, Mike Sanders and Mr. Cooper compete in the 83rd
Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo on March 11-13.
But let's get back to the ladies.
Although no one from Hardee County rode in the Friday per-
formance, we had several women and girls ride in the slack per-
formance on Friday night.
Robbie Lynn Burnett of Zolfo Springs had a tough run, with
no time. Crystal McIntyre (the wife of Zolfo Springs bullrider Jake
McIntyre) also came in with no time, but her daughter, Cealie
Whitaker, rode to an impressive time of 15.260 seconds. Laura
Weeks had a run of 15.271 seconds, but also knocked down a bar-
rel, so she ended up with a time of 20.271 seconds.
I love the red, white and blue! And Judy Mason's Horses
Unlimited Entertainment gave the most beautiful display of our
flag that I can ever remember witnessing! From young girls (under
10) to the main flag-bearer, they and their horses were dressed in
red, white and blue, and their shirts sparkled. They were joined by
Miss Rodeo Florida, Miss Teen Rodeo Florida, and Miss Silver
Spurs Rodeo. The lights were turned down, and they performed
under spotlights in the arena. I had shivers, and was very glad that
I went.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NO. 252011CP000014
IN RE: ESTATE OF
PHILIP HOWARD PARMELEE
Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the
estate of PHILIP HOWARD
PARMELEE, deceased, whose
date of death was February 17,
2011, Is pending In the Circuit
Court for HARDEE County,
Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which Is 417 West
Main St., Suite 202, Wauchula, Fl,
33873. The names and addresses
of the personal representative
and the personal representative's
attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate, on whom a copy of this
notice Is required to be served
must file their claims with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,
ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2)
YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
The date of first publication of
this notice Is 03/17/2011.
Personal Representative:
George Fowler
15874 Hancock Road
Sarasota, Florida 34240
C. PARKE SUTHERLAND,
ESQUIRE
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Florida Bar Number: 0870781
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Avon Park, FL 33825
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Agriculture
NEED YOUR HELP Young cattle-
man needing 10+ acres pasture
to graze cattle for your ag exemp-
tions. Will maintain fences/bush
hog when necessary. 863-494-
5991. 3:17-4:14p
DIESEL INJECTION repairs,
pumps, turbo, injectors, can
remove and Install. 863-381-0538.
1:27;8:18p
BW LAND & CATTLE Ag property
management. Fences, pasture
fertilization, groves. Brian 941-
391-1277. 2:17-3:17p
L. DICKS INC. Is now purchasing
citrus fruit for the 2010/11 season
and beyond. Call Mark Manuel @
781-0384. 7:8tfc
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1992 FORD EXPLORER, Good
running work truck. 781-4825.
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2001 FORD 15 Passenger E350
van. Great shape, runs good.
$5,500 OBO. Please call Mario at
245-3052. 3:17,24p
1993 MUSTANG 4 cyl., automatic,
new tires/rims, A/C. Asking
$1,350 OBO. 863-781-2937. 3:17p
2001 GMC JIMMY SLE 4x4, cold
A/C, 136,000 miles, $3,000 OBO,
863-832-9355. 3:17p
CASH NOWI Crooms Used Cars
and Salvage picks up your junk
cars and pays top dollar. Call to
discuss any type of vehicle. 863-
781-3767. 3:3tfc
1952 FORD RESTORED $10,000
negotiable. 863-835-2034.
2:17-3:17p
05 CHEVY 1-TON 4X4 Duramax
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controlled trolling motor, runs
great and extras. $1,800. 863-832-
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two days per week, 832-0738.
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2BR, 2 BATH, New carpet & sid-
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laundry room $68,000. 773-5054.
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BUYING GOLD & SILVER COINS,
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years. Capt. Ed 904-222-4607.
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manicured lawn, lots of upgrades,
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Cahrt with new battery & charger
and almost new tires for sale at
sacrifice price of $1,200. Call 863-
445-0953. 3:17,24p
MOBILITY SCOOTER, Go-Go Elite
model, never been used,, will
deliver & set-up $900. 941-757-
9049. 3:3-31 p
60 LOADS FILL DIRT. Has some
grass, digging more ponds. You
dig ponds, you keep dirt. 863-
990-6489. 1:6tfc
DEHUMIDIFIER $178 new, $75.
904-222-4607. 1:6tfc



ADOPT A PETI 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-
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Dining room start $197
Living room tables $99
4 Pc. Bedroom Start $397
Recliners start $3977
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FREE TO A GOOD HOME.
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old, male, great disposition. 445-
0430. 3:17dh
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
BABY CHICKS, ducks, geese.
863-781-6785. 3:17p

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PREVATT FARMS U-pick straw-
berries. 8-4 daily, open Friday,
March 19. 4 quarts for $1. Bring
containers. St. Rd. 674 to 2nd
Grange Hall Loop, left and follow
signs. 813-634-1162 Wimauma.
3:17,24p
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Available now open every day
7:30-6:00. 2949 Center Hill Road,
Bowling Green (Off Hwy. 62, 4.5
miles west of US17) 863-223-
5561. 3:17p



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kitchen, dinette, $650 month,
security deposit required. 773-
5054. Water softener required.
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3 BR 2 BATH in the country. 4544
Seminole Trail. 863-781-5828 or
863-473-2039 after 10 am.
3:17,24p
3BR/1BA, NICE Neighborhood,
Wauchula. $675/month, $200/
deposit. 863-781-7064. 3:17-4:14p
LARGE FURNISHED 1 bedroom
country apartment. $375 monthly.
Electric included. $375 security.
954-629-4486. 3:17p
ONE BEDROOM Trailer for Rent,
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utilities included. 863-712-1126,
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reference required. 773-9793 or
863-832-0676. 3:17p
3BR/2BA MOBILE home, Wauch-
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781-3570. 3:10,17c
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3:3-31p
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$450 mo. up. Close to schools &
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698-4908. 8:20tfc
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any preference or limitation
based on race, color, religion,
sex, handicap, familial status or
national origin, or the intention to
make such a preference or limita-
tion. Familial status includes chil-
dren under 18 living with parents
or guardians and pregnant
women., tfc-dh


OFFICE FOR RENT-close to
courthouse and city center, plenty
of parking. Call 773-4800 for
information or to view property.
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ALUMINUM CONSTRUCTION
additions, screen rooms, car-
ports, glass rooms, pool enclo-
sures, rescreening, decks, con-
crete. Harold Howze Construction
735-1158. RR0050181. 3:17-
5:19p
NEW ALCOHOLICS ANONY-
MOUS meeting in Hardee County.
Thursday 7 p.m., 131 South 8th
Avenue, Wauchula. For more Info
call LeAnne at 863-214-8430 or
Bill 239-821-4184. 9:2dhtfc
OVERCOME MEETINGS
(Gillespie) have been moved to
the Women's Club on Wednesday
nights; 7 pm. Come and see!
Kenny Sanders Is the facilitatory.
More information call 773-5717.
6:10Otfc
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. 12:6tfcdh
IS ALCOHOL CAUSING a prob-
lem? Call Alcoholics Anonymous
in Hardee County at 781-6414.
Several weekly meetings.
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NEED A WELL OR HAVE PUMP
TROUBLE? CALL
ULLRICH'S PITCHER PUMP
For complete well, sales,
service and installation,
call (863) 773-6448.
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ATTENTIONI State Statutes 489-
119 Section 5 Paragraph B and
Hardee County Ordinance 87-09
Section 10 Paragraph D require
all ads for any construction-relat-
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HARDEE RESIDENT looking for
part time employment. Anything
from manual labor, custodial
duties, pet sitting, caregiver to
accounting/sales. Can run
errands (have pick-up truck). 941-
716-1411. 3:17p
VICKER'S LAWN CARE. Free esti-
mates. No job to big/small. 863-
448-7491. 2:24-3:24p



HEAVEN SCENT THRIFT STORE
now offers pick-up service for
large donations. We appreciate
your generous support. 863-773-
9777. 12:16tfc
FIRST BAPTIST BG Saturday,
March 19th 8-?. Church Social
Hall, south parking lot. Variety of
items, furniture, clothing, house-
hold items, etc. Donations
accepted. 375-2253. 3:10,17p
SAT. 8-2 Lots of good stuff. Zolfo
Springs-St. Rd. 64 E. to 1664
Broadus Williams. 3:17p
SAT. MANAGER'S SALE.
Furniture, new refrigerator,
household. Bowling Green
Storage. 3:17p
YOUTH YARD SALE, Thursday,
Friday, Victory Praise Center, 132
East Main, BG. 3:17p
Saturday, 8 am-3 pm, 5120 Minor
Ave, north BG, 3 families. 3:17p
SATURDAY 8-? 3 Families. Corner
of 7th Ave., Elm, Zolfo Springs.


HUGE YARD SALE Sat., March-
19th, 804 Kohala Ave., Wauchula'
in Sunset Park, north of Little.
League ball fields & hospital. 8
am till ?. All types of household
items, things for kitchen, bed--
room, living room, tools, arts &
crafts, upright deep freezer, small
refrig., some clothes, computer.
accessories, 35mm camera, and
other misc. items. 3:17p,
FRIDAY, SATURDAY. 8-? Sparrow'
Road, Charlie Creek Estates.,
Between Wauchula and Avon-
Park. Lots of everything. 3:17p
MULTI-FAMILY. Something for
everyone. Furniture, adult, kids
and baby clothes, shoes, toys.
Just too much to name. 406 South
Hwy. 17 across from Burger King.
3:17p
SAT 8-? MULTI-FAMILY. 1679
Dens Circle, Golfvlew. 3:17p
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY rain or
shine. Everything must go. Three-
family yard sale. See ya there.
Hwy 17 next to Amscott. 8:00 am.

When I am painting I have
a general notion as to what
I am about. I can control
the flow of paint: There is
no accident.
-Jackson Pollock

Great art picks up where
nature ends.
-Marc Chagall


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310 Court St.
Wauchula, Florida 33873
(863) 773-3337 Fax: (863) 773-0144
www.floresrealty.net


Oralia D. Flores
(863) 781-2955


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New Listing 2BR/1BA frame home sits on a 1+/- acre on
Hanchey Rd. Priced at $55,000

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New central air & heat. Reduced to $59,900
Out of the city limits! 4BR/2BA CB home on 1.25+/- acres -
Central air & heat 2 car garage- Priced to sell at $120,000
Wauchula 3BR/1.5BA CB home Central Air & Heat Fresh
paint inside and out Asking $79,900.
Bowling Green 3BR/2BA CB home Central air & heat Just
under 1/2 acre lot I car garage Offered at $110,000
Ask us about the Foreclosure Properties in our area.
We are a HUD authorized agent!
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(863) 773-2122 FAX (863) 773-2173
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Richard Dasher Victor Salazar
781-0162 245-1054


Nancy Craft
832-0370


JUST LISTED!!! THE BLUFFS!! RETIREMENT
COMMUNITY!! 1 Bedroom, 2 Bath Mobile
Home & Lot, central H/A, One car Carport,
everything you need and a golf cart too,
relax in the family room or use it as a second
bedroom. This home is totally move-in ready
and waiting for you. Only $53,000.
NEW LISTING!! 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath CB home
with central heat & air, stove, refrigerator,
one car garage, wood, tile flooring, in a well
kept neighborhood and close to Peace River
and park nearby. $137.900
REDUCED!! $199,900 Near Avon Park on
Hwy 64. Recently remodeled and interior
painted. Property sits on 4.7 acres with pole
barn and new well.

PRICED ( $119.900!! 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath CB
home with central heat/air, located within
City of Wauchula. Call today!!

REDUCED!! $139,900 3 B/2 Bth CB home
built in 2007 has central heat/air stove,
refrigerator, two car garage, and much more.
Call today!!!
$92,900 Enjoy country living in this 3
Bedroom, 2 Bath double wide mobile home
and 5 Acres with beautiful oak trees.
REDUCED!!! $82,500 2B / 2B Home with
central heat an'd air, one car garage, appli-
ances, work-shop and storage area, extra lot
included, all in quite neighborhood and
close to shopping and schools.
$72.500 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath home with cen-
tral heat and air, private well, utility shed,
and more that sits on 2.4 Acres. Call Today
for more information.
DOUBLE LOT!! Nice 3 Bedroom, 1 Bath
home in City Zolfo, close to elementary
school and Priced (@ $34,900
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NEW LISTING!! 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Mobile
Home / Owned Land. Central heat and air,
screened porch, MH has skirting all around,
appliances, utility shed, much more. Adults
Over 50 Only. $75.000
NEW LISTING!! Residential Mobile Home Lot
located in a nice, clean retirement Mobile
Home Park. Priced @ $30,000
NEW LISTING!! Charming two story home
with 5 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms, close to
shopping and schools, wood floors and
large carport and workshop. $75.000
WHAT A BUY!! JUST LISTED ONLY $38,000
-MAKE AN OFFER! 2 BR, 2 Bath-Mobile
home in Good condition, w/ central heat and
air, partially furnished, 10X23 screened
porch, 2 car Carport, all with insulated roofs,
2 outdoor sheds for workroom and storage,
all sitting on a 100 x 110 size lot. NICE AREA
and must see to appreciate. Call Nancy -
863-832-0370.
NEW LISTINGS!!! Prop up your feet and
enjoy nature at its finest in this 4 Bedroom, 2
Bath Double Wide Mobile Home located on
4.81 acres. Priced ( $110.000.
NEW LISTING!! Nice residential lot in well
kept neighborhood. Priced @ $11,900.
PRICED REDUCED!! 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath
home with extra lot, walking distance to
school, and town. House in good condition-
owner ready to negotiate Only $100.000
REDUCED!! $79.900!! SEBRING!! Nice 2
Bedroom, 2 Bath CB home with central
Heat/air, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer/
dryer, screened rear porch, view of golf
course, one car carport.
PRICE, PRICE, PRICE !! 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath
Home, recently remodeled, One car garage,
hardwood and carpet floors plus much more
within City Limits. Priced ( $69,900 Call
today for an appointment!!
$69.900 Older Home with Charm. Loft can be
used for 2nd Bedroom, Small Studio with
bathroom located in back. Large back yard,


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Immaculate, newly remodeled, 3 BR, 2 BA home with barn sits on
2.16 acres in a very desirable country setting & close to town.
MOTIVATED SELLER-BRING OFFERS! PRICE REDUCED to
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5 acres with 3 BR, 2 BA, 2 car garage home, fenced yard, large
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402 South 6th Avenue
Wauchula, FL 33873
YOU CAN'T BEAT THIS DEAL! One of older
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B/2Bth, screened front porch, carport.
OWNER WILL FINANCE FOR QUALIFIED
BUYER! Call Delois for more information.
$68,900
STORAGE UNITS 30 units in excellent con-
dition; very good rate of occupancy. Call Delois.
$55,000
Lovely brick home on corner lot in desirable
area; 3B/2Bth, all appliances, well maintained;
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REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
The Minors or AAA 1
teams played another
games to end last week.
By week's end, two
were tied for the lea
Sheriff's Posse Bulls
S& S Irrigation River
not meet until after
Break next week, whe
will be no games. Thi
their games at 6 p.m. on
at the new fields off
Carlton Road south
Armory.
Last Tuesday, the Bu
the Triple M. Equipme
Wings 13-1.
For the Bulls, Migue
Drew McGuckin and J.C
each put three scores
board. Zack Deuberry
two runs and Jose Alem
Aaron Bunch each added
er. Others playing for
Robert Deuberry and
McGuckin are Cody
Lane Parks, Trenton Ro
Kyle Gilliard, Ethan Hi
and Daniel Sockalosky.
Leadoff batter Garre
liams put the lone run
board for the Red Wings
Hernandez was stranded
Will Redding, Jacob I
berry, Hardee Pace,
Collom, Tyson Sutton
Spears, Scott Meeks,
Rickett, Klae Barber,

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play for coaches Dough Sutton
baseball and Wes Redding.
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closer, as the River Cats outlast-
teams ed the Lilly, O'Toole & Brown
.d. The LLLC Thunder 8-6.
and the Victor Aleman, Matt Ryson
Cats do and Stanley Adcox each crossed
Spring home plate twice for the River
n there Cats. Roy Revels and Dylan
ey play Bozeman each chipped in with
Field 2 a run. Other players for coaches
Doyle Doyle Tyson and Bobby Cara-
of the way are Tony Webb, Ben
/ Clarke, Rawson Aubry, Damon
lls beat Caraway, Teron Salyers and
.nt Red Hunter Waters.
For the Thunder, it was lead-
,l Ruiz, off batter Aaron Maldonado
'. Kulig with twin trips to home plate.
on the Zack Durastanti, Chris Velez,
added Jacob Smith and Tyler Lambert
an and all crossed home plate once.
d anoth- Other Thunder players are
coaches Dustin Willis, Kaleb Floyd,
Andrew Weston Roberts, Sammy Del-
Helms, atorre, Caleb McmCoy, Cruz
)berson, Avalos and Jacob Smith. They'
ollinger are coached by Mike Willlis
and Sean Brown.
tt Wil- The CF Industries Sand
on the Gnats won Friday night's game
. Bryce against the Red Wings 12-2.
1 twice. The score sheet was unavailable
Brande- at press time. Playing for the
Jesston winning Sand Gnats are Chris-
, Ryan tian Brant, Isaac Moreno, Ad-
Jared rian DeLeon, Bo Villarreal,
Justus Jason Hearns, Kein Knight,
Trey Stephens, Jesaiah Del-
- gado, Billy Courtwright, Cain
Thornton, Caleb Thornton and
Dalton Cantu, who are coached
by Ted Svendsen and Lizandro
dic Villarreal.


Bus. (863) 773-0007
Fax: (863) 773-0038
www.lambertrealty.net
Steve Johnson
PLENTY OF SPACE in this 4B/3BTH,
CB/Stucco home; large kitchen, living room
with w/b fireplace, double garage, spacious yard
for outside entertaining. $165,000
MAKE AN OFFER! CB/Stucco, 3B/2Bth, home
built in 2004, tile and carpet floors, large bed-
rooms, utility and eat-in kitchen. Asking
$115,000
8.91 Acre Hydroponic farm; 24x30 barn with
cooler and bath; seed house 10x20, 2 greenhous-
es 30x100 and in ground 500 gal. fertilization
tank. $225,000
5 acres prime land located on Merle Langford
Road. $65,000


SERVICE YOU CAN CO


DORIS S. LAMBERT, G.R.I., Broker


DELOIS JOHNSON


773-9743


ASSOCIATES


UNT ON
KENNETH A. LAMBERT, Broker


STEVE JOHNSON


JIM SEE REALTY, INC.

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


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Calvin Bates
Dusty Albritton


Realtor Associates
(941)737-2800 Robert Jones
(863)381-2242 John H. Gross
(863)781-0161 Rick Knight


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Dusty Albritton


(863)781-1423
(863)273-1017
(863)781-1396 cl3:17c


CALL OUR OFFICE TODAY!
You may qualify to receive a grant
for down payment assistance on your new home.
NEW LISTING! 12.5 acs Wooded wonder! 5 ac w/beau-
w/woods, pasture, fencing, well, tiful trees, paved road. $50,000!
creek. $120,000!
creek. $120,000! PRICE REDUCED! Looking
PRICE REDUCED! 5 ac for 5 or 10 acs? Two 5 ac
cleared pasture, fenced w/4', high/dry fenced parcels on pri-
258' deep well, 1 HP sub- vate rd! $40,000 for vacant 5
mersible pump on quiet, private acs! $50,000 for 5 acs w/well &
rd. $45,900! septic!
Goodbye, traffic...Hello, peace
& quiet! 20 ac fenced pasture PRICE REDUCED! 3BR/2BA
w/pond, 288SF cabin, 4" well home on 4 lots w/beautiful oaks,
inside 60+SF shed. NOW fenced in backyard. Close to
$160,000! schools. $75,000!
One acre wooded building site 25+ ac fenced pasture,
near high school. $27,500! Greenbelt qualified, on US Hwy
Lovingly maintained/updated 17 S w/well, septic & electric.
4BR/2.5BA brick home in $192,900!
Knollwood w/updated kitchen,
fireplace, back patio! $218,000! 3BR/1BA home in Bowling
Green w/new carpet & lami-
10 ac farmland w/well, pump, nate, partial fencing, new A/C
fencing on private road. unit. $68,000!
$85,000!
PRICE REDUCED! Two beau- 5 lots in Wauchula w/over 975'
tiful building lots in Zolfo zoned total rd frontage. Close to hospi-
R-1A, each 155'x110'. City tal, schools & shopping. Will
water available, septic divide or all for $95,000!
allowed. $7,000 each!
REALTOR ASSOCIATES AFTER HOURS
KENNY SANDERS.._781-0153 SANDY LARRISON__ 832-0130.
KAREN O'NEAL_.... 781-7633 MONICA REAS--.....781-08
DAVID ROYAL.-.....---_ 81-3490
110 HIGHWAY 17 SOUTH, WAUCHULA, FL 33873 C17c


The great trouble with
baseball today is that most
of the players are in the
game for the money and
that's it, not for the love of
it, the excitement of it, the
thrill of it.
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HIGHPOINT
FURNITURE
OUTLET STORE
2350 U.S. 27 North Sebring
Florida
Across from Home Depot
863-382-0600


5 acres Completely fenced and in the country!
Perfect building site. REDUCED to $20,000!
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath block home on 2+ acres. Close
to town. Asking $169,500.
Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home recently
remodeled including in-ground pool. Located on
a dead end street in a great neighborhood. Won't
last long at $220,000!
Great home on several large lots in Wauchula.
Hardwood floors under carpet in bedrooms.
Central air/heat. Massive brick fireplace. 3 bed-
rooms, 2 baths. 2 car carport. Asking $229,000
5 acres. close in to Wauchula on paved road.
Great place for your new residence. Deed
restricted. $72,500
Just North of Bowling Green in Polk County!
1.48 acres with highway frontage. Great loca-
tion for any operation needing a shop, office and
on-site storage. $225,000


REDUCED! Spacious home located in
Briarwood Subdivision. 3 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Bath
house with wrap around porch, detached 2 car
garage with office and full bath. $379,000
4-5 bedroom, 4 bath custom built home on 9 1/2
acres. County road access, next to Wauchula.
Home is complimented with screened back porch
and in-ground pool. Land also has 7 1/2 acres of
producing nursery. $430,000
320 acres in Eastern Hardee County. 57 acres
in mixed grove with the remainder in pasture.
Includes 12' well with diesel power unit, irriga-
tion & microjets. Pasture has metal cow pens.
Asking $1,200,000
Price Reduction! 15 acres located West of
Wauchula on Vandolah Rd. Beautiful building
sites with small creek meandering across proper-
ty & it's across from the Wauchula Airport
entrance. $150,000
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath house in town. Cute house
with nice landscaping. Only $97,500.


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