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City Barber

Cuts Out!

... Story 3B


MEMORIAL DAY

CEREMONY MONDAY
... Details 2A


The


Herald-Advocate


Hardee County's Hometown Coverage


111th Year, No. 25
3 Sections, 30 Pages


Thursday, May 26, 2011


HOW DARE YOU!


COURTESY PHOTO
It was the final game of the season when Braves batboy Owen Roe was offered a reward for his faithful service, tak-
ing the last bat of the season. Owen, 3-1/2 years old, swung mightily and then began his long trek around the bases
- missing first, going back, stumbling, falling face-first at the pitcher's mound, rounding second, taking third and
heading home. With his helmet falling into his eyes, the tired base runner now spies the catcher for the opposing
team waiting for him, ready to tag him out. Owen would have none of that! Here, he stops short and seems to dare
the catcher to make the tag. Owen is the son of Wes and Leslie Roe, owners of Heartland Gold in Wauchula, and the
grandson of Dick and Kathy Roe of Wauchula.




Man Faces Molestation Charges


By CYNTHIA KRAHL
Of The Herald-Advocate
A 38-year-old Wauchula man
could spend the rest of his life
in prison if convicted of the
molestation allegations current-
ly levied against him.


Carlos Bautista Chavez, who
lists addresses of 2934 Red
Cedar Lane, Wauchula, and
Post Office Box 1061, Bowling
Green, has been arrested by the
Hardee County Sheriff's Office
on charges of lewd and lascivi-
ous behavior on a victim under
12, a life felony, and lewd and
lascivious behavior on a victim
aged 12-16, a second-degree
felony.
He is being held in the Har-
dee County Jail without bond.
Chavez appeared in Hardee
Circuit Court for arraignment
last week. He pleaded not guilty
to all counts, and the Public


Defender's Office was appoint-
ed to represent him.
Circuit Judge Marcus J.
Ezelle set a pre-trial hearing for
June 21.
According to sheriff's Maj.
Randy Dey, Chavez is accused
of fondling two different young
girls on several occasions be-
ginning in December of last
year and spanning on up to
April of this year.
One girl, Dey said, is 11, the
other is 12.
. Each child confided in their
family members, each allegedly
described inappropriate touch-
ing. One child alleged the latest


incident was in early April,
when Chavez took her fishing,
Dey said.
Det. Andrew McGuckin in-
terviewed Chavez, Dey said,
and the man denied "intention-
ally" touching any child. In-
stead, Chavez told the detective
any contact could have been
accidental.
Dey said Chavez was arrested
on the evening of April 25. He
remains jailed without bond
pending trial.


Runoff




Election




Tuesday


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Wauchula voters will have to
work hard to remember to vote
next week.
With no early voting for this
runoff election between Dan
Graham and Keith Nadaskay
for Seat 3 on the Wauchula City
Commission, residents have a
single day to go to their
precincts to vote. And that day
is Tuesday, the day following
the Memorial Day holiday.
Voting precincts will be open
from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Precinct 4, for residents of
District 2 north of Main


~7


J.
Street and west of U.S. 17 is
at the Fellowship Hall of
Wauchula Methodist Church on
North Seventh Avenue.
, Precinct 10, for residents of
District 3 south of Main
Street and west of U.S. 17 is
at the County Commission
Chambers, Room 412, Court-
house Annex I, 412 W. Orange
St., Wauchula.
And Precinct 6, for residents
of District 1 all the city terri-
tory east of U.S. 17 is at
Wauchula City Hall, 225 E.
Main St.
This is a citywide election,
See RUNOFF 2A


REUNITED!

Son Finds His Birth

Mother After 60 Years
By JIM KELLY
Of The Herald-Advocate
Bob Douglas Jr., 65, of Seaford, Del., has found his
birth mother in Wauchula thanks to a March 24, 2011,
story in The Herald-Advocate entitled "Who Were My
Birth Parents?"
Son and mother were reunited last weekend in
Wauchula.
His mother, Margaret King, 84, lives at 764 Polk
Road in Wauchula with her daughter, Eunice Howell,
and her son-in-law, David. There are 12 people living in
the home.
Eunice Howell was reading the newspaper article
about Bob Douglas Jr., who was born in Wauchula on
Nov. 19, 1945, at the Wauchula Infirmary as Curtis Lee
Stanford.
Bob was adopted on Oct. 8, 1951, by Robert Eugene
and Ethel Douglas, who lived in Avon Park. The adop-
tion attorney, Wilbur Whitehurst, listed the natural
father as Leo Lavon Stanford. Bob's adopted parents
See REUNION 2A


Hurricane Season

Opens Next Week


WEATHER
DATE HWIG LOW BAI
05/18 83 54 0.00
05/19 93 57 0.00
05/20 94 64 0.00
05/21 94 65 0.00
05/22 94 65 0.00
05/23 89 63 0o.00
05/24 92 63 0.00
TOTAL Rainfall to 05/24/11 10.42
Same period last year -17.74
Ten Year Average 54.30
Source: Univ. o Fai. Ona Research Center

INDEX
Classifieds .......... 6B
Community Calendar .3A
Courthouse Report ... 6C
Crime Blotter ....... 7C
Hardee Living ....... 2B
Obituaries .......... 4A
School Lunch Menu . .8A



7 18 122 0' 29 0 3


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Who's invited?
Well, there's Arlene, Bret,
Cindy and Don. Plus Emily.
Franklin, Gert and Harvey.
And, Irene Jose, Katia and Lee.
Also, Maria, Nate, Ophelia and
Philippe.
Are your ready for these
guests. Some will bring storm
surge; others have high winds
and flooding; some spawn tor-
nadoes. So, whether you're
high and dry or livq in a low-
lying area, it's time to get pre-
pared.
Climatologists William Gray
and Phil Klotzbach of Colorado
State University predict 16
named tropical storms in the
2011 hurricane season which
begins next Wednesday, June 1,
and continues through Nov. 30.
That's higher than the yearly
average of 11 but below last
year's 19 storms, of which 12
became hurricanes. Fortunately,
not one of them hit the United
States.


Klotzbach and Gray predict
that five of the storms this year
will be major systems with
wind gusts of 110 miles per
hour or more. They say there's
a 72 percent chance that at least
one will be a major hurricane to
hit the U.S., with a 48 percent
chance that it will strike the east
coast.
"We've reduced our forecast
slightly from early December
due to a combination of recent
ocean warming in the eastern
and central tropical Pacific and
recent cooling in the tropical
Atlantic," said Klotzbach in
April.
In contrast, the Weather
Research Center in Houston
has forecast at least 10 named
storms, with six of them pro-
jected to intensify into hurri-
canes. They're predicting
coastal areas of west Florida,
Louisiana and Alabama have a
90 percent chance to be in the
line of a dangerous hurricane.
So, are you ready? The
See HURRICANE 3A


PHOTO BY JIM KELLY
After 60 years, Bob Douglas Jr. hugs his newly found mother, Margaret Douglas King,
84, on Sunday.


FNL Harvests

Big Crowd
... Photos 6A


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2A The Herald-Advocate, May 26, 2011


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


JOAN M. SEAMAN
Sports Editor .



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LETTERS:
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interest. Letters should be brief, and must be written in good taste, signed
and include a daytime phone nuniber.
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ject to editing.


Kelly's Column
By Jim


Hardee Schools Superintendent David Durastanti said
Monday despite tough budget years recently no teaching positions
have been eliminated. He has cut administrative positions.
An item in last week's column should have said his parents in
Mississippi in the winters during the Great Depression survived on
sweet potatoes. David always ate a variety of foods.

A legend is retiring at City Barber Shop at 108 East Main
Street in Wauchula-Al Davis, a barber for 56 years, including 50
in Hardee County.
Davis has residences in Hardee and Okeechobee. He has a
keen sense of humor. He is a wonderful person and has battled lung
cancer.
Al is naturally very friendly.

In one half of the Orange-Blue football scrimmage Friday
night at Hardee Wildcat Stadium the Cats showed some promise on
defense and rushing offense. The passing game was not effective,
and the secondhalf was cancelled by nearby lightning. Keyon
Brown and Andrew. Hopks.each made a good run. Garrett Albritton
punted well. ,. :; +
This Friday at 7 the Cats play their Spring game at Bartow
against the Yellow Jackets.

A recent typesetting error in my column referred to Georgia as
the Peace State instead of the Peach State. This was in reference to
some new wonderful varieties of peaches developed by University
of Florida for the Sunshine State. We have four of the young trees
in our back yard in Bowling Green.
Georgia is noted for peaches, peanuts, cotton, pecans, pine
trees, red bricks and Bulldogs. It could be the Peace State because
of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his great efforts to pro-
mote peace and conflict resolution.

In town Monday were the former New Hope Baptist Church
pastor Travis Hudson (1972-80) and his wife June.
The couple left Wauchula for pastorates in Williston,
Bradenton, Samoset and Chiefland. He is now pastor at Faith
Baptist in Lake Placid, but their home remains in Chiefland. Rev.
Hudson, who led a successful fight to keep Hardee County dry in
the late .1970s, is 75. The county has since gone wet.

Why are gasoline prices much higher in Wauchula than Avon
Park?
Marcus Shackelford reported on May 18 the price per gallon
at Hess in Wauchula was $3.80 and in Avon Park $3.59 a gallon.
Mark Sellers reported on May 23 the price at RaceTrac in
Avon Park was $3.529 a gallon, and on May 24 the price at
Walmart/Murphy Oil in Wauchula was $3.739 a gallon. Mark won-
ders why the price of gasoline should differ by 20 cents a gallon in
cities 20 miles apart.





Memorial Day



Observance



Monday, 11 a.m.



Herger Williams Post No. 2

of the American Legion


117. W. Palmetto St.

Wauchula


Guest Speaker

Robert E. Collins, U.S. Army


Public Invite


FORT GREEN RED


-.' *.- -. ..-'\ .









PHOTO BY RALPH HARRISON
Motorists traveling along County Road 663 in the Fort Green area may have been surprised to be stopped by a red
light on a traffic signal. While road work is being done from State Road 62 north to the Polk County line, a tempo-
rary stoplight has been placed along the roadway for traffic control as well as security and safety reasons. One lane
will remain open at all times. The light will tell drivers when it's safe to proceed. The portable device is located
between Ollie Roberts Road and County Road 664 West. The project consists of resurfacing CR 663, and is antici-
pated to last through October.




Chase Ends In 5 Arrests


By CYNTHIA KRAHL
Of The Herald-Advocate
A suspect wanted on aggra-
vated assault and other charges
and four people traveling with
him led authorities on a high-
speed chase near Ona recently.
Maj. Randy Dey of the
Hardee County Sheriff's Office
said members of the Drug Task
Force spotted wanted suspect
Travis John Downey riding in
the back seat of a car in
Bradenton on Thursday, May
12.
Driving the Chevrolet Lu-
mina was' Erasmo Herrera, he:
said. Kellie Kay Ordish was the
front-seat passenger, whire
Downey was flanked in the rear
seat by Christopher Omar
Trevino and Kelly Lynn.
Meringolo.
The investigators followed
the vehicle as it headed east-
bound on State Road 64 toward
Hardee County. But when a
traffic stop was attempted after
the vehicle crossed over into
Hardee County, the driver
allegedly accelerated and fled,


Dey said.
Speeds reached "upwards of
90 mph," the major described,
as the pursuit neared Ona.
Then, he alleged, a smoking
pipe. containing methampheta-
mine residue was tossed out the
passenger-side window.
Just west of the railroad
tracks near the intersection of
County Road 663, digital scales
such as those used to weigh nar-
cotics were thrown from the
driver's side, he alleged.
The illicit litter allegedly con-
tinued.
'"dy said a loaded .22-caliber
semi automatiw'-pistol, a plastic
B1ag' of marijtida anid' a cell
phone all were thrown from the
driver's side of the vehicle as it
entered Ona.
The chase didn't end, he said,
until Dep. Manuel Zuniga
placed stop sticks into the road-
way. All five occupants of the
vehicle were arrested.
Downey, 31, of 930 Button-
wood Dr., Wauchula, faces a
total of 20 charges, some stem-
ming from warrants, some from


Downey
the chase, and still others from a
'search of his residence.
He is accused of aggravated
assault with a deadly weapon,
grand theft auto, battery, two
counts possession of a weapon
by a convicted felon, tampering
with evidence, two counts pos-
session of methamphetamine,
possession of more than 20
grams of marijuana, three
counts possession of narcotic
equipment, sale of metham-
phetamine, and seven counts


cruelty to animals. '
Dey explained the animal
cruelty counts came from pit
bulls which were heavily
chained around their necks at
Downey's home, with no food
and stale water. They appeared
to be in training for use as fight-
ing dogs, he alleged.
Herrera, 24, who gave ad-
dresses of 1510 Windy Pine
Ave., Arcadia, and 25050 Sand-
hill Gardens, Deep Creek, was
charged with having no driver's
license, fleeing to elude police,
tampering with evidence, pos-
session of methamphetamine,
possession of more than 20
grams of marijuana and posses-
sion of narcotic equipment.
Ordish, 32, of 10113 Edmon-
ton Ave., Englewood; Trevino,
32, of 3525 Poplar St., Zolfo
Springs; and Meringolo, 24, of
8567 Chinook Road, Zolfo
Springs, were each charged
with tampering with evidence,
possession of methampheta-
mine, possession of more than
20 grams of marijuana and pos-
session of narcotic equipment.


-- REUNION
Continued From 1A


and father are deceased.
Bob was a police officer for 25 years and a Christian
minister for 24 year. He is founder and executive direc-
tor of the National Police Suicide Foun-dation Inc. He
has written four books.
He grew up in Winter Haven and Tampa. He served
in the Marines from 1964-67. He was a police officer
from 1969 to 1974 at Temple Terrace near the
University of South Florida, where he earned a bache-
lor's degree in criminal justice. He also has a master's
degree in theology from St. Mary's Seminary &
' University. ... ....
He worked for the Baltimore City Police
Department for 20 years until 1994.
He was pastor of Jenkins Memiorial Church for 24
years in Riviera Beach. He has been at police chaplain in
Baltimore City and is chaplain for:the Division of
Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF).in Washington,
D.C.
He and his wife .of 45 years, Carolyn, raised four
children, one of them adopted.
Bob and his wife -and three children came to
Wauchula last weekend to meet his mother and her fam-
ily. The visit was wonderful and answered -questions
while raising new mysteries.
His mother's maiden name is also Douglas. She has
been married several times and has eight children.
Some, including Bob, were placed for adoption.
Margaret King was thrilled to be reunited with her
son. She has deliberately tried to stay out of the lives of
her children placed for adoption, not wanting to inter-
fere with their lives.
She was a minister and evangelist for about 20
years, according to her daughter, Eunice Howell. She
founded a church in Lake Wales and a Spanish church
in Wauchula Hills. She preached in Avon Park and other
areas, including Kentucky.
A. mystery is her maiden name of Douglas and
Bob's adopted father also being a Douglas.
There has been tragedy in the family.
Margaret's mother Eunice was divorced and mar-
ried Henry Kersey. The Fort Green couple were mur-
dered in 1975 in a home break-in along State Road 62.


Margaret discovered her mother and stepfather had
been killed.
One of Margaret's daughters a sister to Bob -
was murdered in Lakeland in 2001. Rachel Caldwell
and her husband, Dean, were getting a divorce and were
in the same car when he drove into a bulldozer, killing
them both in a murder-suicide.
Bob, who travels the country as a speaker for his
foundation, loved his reunion so much he is coming
back to Wauchula on June 15 for his mother's 85th
birthday.
.. His neither 'atteiids Christian Praise Center in
Bowling Green, where Bob was a guest speaker on
Sunday. His sermon topic was "Making Godly
Decisions."



RUNOFF
Continued From 1A


meaning people living in all
three districts can vote.
Graham and Nadaskay ran
nip and tuck in the May 10 spe-
cial election, in which there
were four candidates for Seat 3.
They were the two highest vote
getters, but neither carried a 50


THURSDAY, MAY 26
V'Hardee County School
Board, regular meeting,
Board Room, 230 S. Florida
Ave., Wauchula, 5 p.m.
VHardee County Com-
mission, monthly evening
meeting, Room 102, Court-
house Annex I, 412 W.
Orange St., Wauchula, 6
p.m.


percent plus one majority, forc-
ing this runoff.
Graham, 57, has previously
served on the Wauchula City
Commission, but was removed.
He is concerned for economic
growth and that the Community
Redevelopment Agency pays
attention to all the city environs,
not just Main Street. He is the
owner of Desoto Home Health
on U.S. 17 South.
Nadaskay, 31, is active on
several boards and orgapniza-
tions in the community. He too,
is concerned for economic
development for existing and
new businesses. He is a Hardee
High graduate and chemical
engineer for Mosaic Fertilizer,
recently returned to Wauchula
to establish his home and fami-
ly here.


violins weigh less than 16
ounces yet resist string
tension of over 65 pounds.


I I






May 26, 2011, The Herald-Advocate 3A


Hardee County Emergency
Management office is ready and
wants to help you be ready, too.
Stop by the office at 404 W.
Orange St., Wauchula to get a
copy of the 2010-11 All
Hazards Guide, which has
instructions and hints on how to
keep you, your family and pets
safe in the event of a hurricane
or other disaster. Some copies
are available from last season at
many stores ana offices in both
English and Spanish. New ones
were not printed this year
because of the cost. If you can't
find one, call 773-6373 or go to
www.hardeecounty.net/eoc.
In hurricane season, it's
important to keep aware of the


weather news. As electricity is
easily lost, it may be important
to listen to emergency manage-
ment announcements on a
NOAA (National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Agency) battery
operated radio. They can be
purchased in many stores.
Hurricanes are categorized by
several degrees of intensity. A
hurricane watch indicates a pos-
sible storm within 48 hours. A
hurricane warning indicates the
storm will make landfall within
36 hours.
There are five categories of
storms on the Saffir-Simpson
wind scale. Category 1, winds
74-95 mph; Category 2, 96-110
mph; Category 3, 111-130 mph,


LOZANO WINS BY TKO


COURTESY PHOTO
Daniel Lozano, 21, improved his professional record to 9-
0 after a third round TKO of Oscar Fuentes In Mexico City
Friday night. The 112-pound boxer got back to Bowling
Green on Saturday. Since returning from Mexico, Lozano
has come down with an Illness and has canceled his
upcoming fight on June 4 against Ernie Marquez in
. Tampa.


CONGRATULATIONS
to the newly elected
Oity Commissioners-
New Commissioners
with new Ideas.
Now let me put my
experience to work
for you and the
City of Wauchula
I HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH THE MANY
ISSUES FACING THE CITY '
Problems Budget Process
Projects Manager Selection
Contracts Airport Land Acquisition
CRA Projects New Electric Contract
Vote For Experience
Vote

DANIEL A GRAHAM
For City Commissioner Seat 3
PoblicalAdvertisemer Paid For An Approd By Dan Graham For City Cow on


; Category 4, 131-155 mph; and
Category 5. winds over 155
mph.
There are several steps for
people to handle hurricane
threats or impact.
PERSONAL
PREPAREDNESS
This begins several weeks
ahead of time for you and your
family. As you go to the grocery
store each week, pick up a few
of the items you'll need for
your hurricane pantry, such
things as paper plates, cups and
plastic utensils, canned goods,
bottle of water (you'll need a
gallon per day per person and
pet), a hand-operated can open-
er, jellies, jams, peanut butter
and crackers, ready to eat soup.
Be sure you have a smoke
detector with working batteries,
heavy duty flashlights, duct
tape, hammers, nails and
screws, mosquito repellent.
Do you have enough first aid
supplies, gauze and bandages,
first-aid tape, sanitary wipes or
:hand cleanser and a supply of
paper towels, tweezers, scis-
sors?
Do you know where your
nearest shelter is? Check the list
attached especially if you have
someone that requires a special
needs shelter or plan to use the
pet shelter. Contact the emer-
gency services office to be sure
there's a place for you or your
pet.
Does your family know your
emergency preparedness plan?
Be sure everyone knows where
to meet if you get separated, or
what relative you may go stay
with. After the hurricane has
passed, sometimes it's hard to
locate people.
If you're staying home to
weather the storm, be sure
there's an inside room safe from
flying debris or broken glass.
Get your sleeping bags or blan-
kets ready. Keep your important
documents in a water-proof
container.
WHEN TO ACT
When the first warning is
heard, be sure to gas up your
car, get cash out of the bank or
ATM in case electricity is out
and you can't get it later. Be
sure you have at least a two-
week supply of medications.
Realize that when winds
reach 40 mph, emergency vehi-
cles get off the roads. You
should too. Plan well in
advance to do your errands, or
to move your people or pets to
special shelters. Get you family
together and stay safe during
the storm.
Anyone in a low-lying area or
mobile home/frame home can
expect to be told to evacuate.
They can't protect you from
hazards of location.
If you go to a shelter, bring
pillows and blankets, games
and toys for children, puzzles
and books for adults, sleeping
bags or lawn chairs, a personal


phone book of family numbers,
personal hygiene and medica-
tions, clean clothes for several
days, your house and car keys,
and non-perishable snack items.
If you stay home, be sure
your generator is ready and you
have a lamp or lantern with
fuel. Fill the bathtub for flush-
ing water, etc. Set your freezer
and refrigerator at their highest
settings. Bring in garbage cans,
lawn chairs or other items
which could become airborne
and break windows. Keep you
garbage bags and tools handy.
AFTER THE STORM
When the worst is over, cau-
tiously venture out to assess
damages. Don't let children out
until you check the area for
downed wires, broken glass,
tree limbs or anything else on
which they can be injured.
If you're o.k., check on your
neighbors, friends and relatives,
especially the elderly ones that
may need a hand cleaning up.
As you go farther afield, watch
for blocked roads and downed


THURSDAY


JUNE 2-3


wires.
Place your cleanup in four
piles: household garbage (rotten
food); yard debris (tree limbs,
palm fronds and branches);
construction materials (wall-


Arlene
Bret
Cindy
Don
Emily
Franklin.
Gert
Harvey
Irene
Jose
Katia


- FRIDAY


* 7:30 p.m


board, insulation, glass,
blocks); and broken appliances.
If water has gotten in the
home, scrub all walls and sur-
faces to avoid mold and
miWtw


Lee
Maria
Nate
Ophelia
Philippe
Rina
Sean
Tammy
Vince
Whitney


Continued From IA


Hurricane Names

For Year 2011


HURRICANE
SHELTER_



Zolfo Springs Elementary School
3215 Schoolhouse Road, Zolfo Springs 863-735-1221

Wauchula Elementary School
400 South Florida Avenue, Wauchula 863-773-3141

North Wauchula Elementary School
1120 North Florida Avenue, Wauchula 863-773-2183

Bowling Green Elementary School
4530 Church Avenue, Bowling Green 863-375-2288

Hilltop Elementary (K-8) School
2401 US Hwy. 17 N., Wauchula 863-773-2750



South Florida Community College
2968 US Highway 17 North, Bowling Green 863-773-3081


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BARBARA ALBRITTON
CALHOUN
Barbara Albritton Calhoun,
77, of Sebring, died on Sunday,
May 22, 2011, in Sebring.
.Born on Dec. 18, 1933, in
Zolfo Springs, she had been a
resident of Wauchula before
moving to Sebring in 1964. She
was an insurance secretary/-
bookkeeper and was a member
of First Baptist Church of
Sebring.
She is survived by her hus-
band of 23 years, Joe Calhoun
of Sebring; daughter, Barbara
Feickert of Sebring; brother,
Loren Albritton of Zolfo
Springs; and grandson, Mitchell
Feickert of Tampa.
Services were Tuesday at 3
p.m. at the funeral home with
the Rev. J.W. McCall officiat-,
ing. Memorial donations may
be made in her memory to the
Highlands County Humane
Society.
Stephenson-Nelson
Funeral Home
Sebring


HELEN MARIE POTTER
Helen Marie Potter, 74, of
Wauchula, died on Tuesday
May 24, 2011, in Sebring.
Born on Nov. 5, 1936, in Tin
Sin, China, she came to Hardee
County from Michigan in 1984.
She worked as a nurse with the
Health Department and was a
member of Missionary Church.
She is survived by her hus-
band, the Rev. Harry Potter of
Wauchula; three sons, Timothy
Potter of Hanover, Mich., Philip
Potter of Peck, Mich., and
David Potter of Lakeland; one
daughter, Deborah Potter of
Goshen, Ind.; two sisters, Carol
Trachsel and Joy May, both of
West Virginia; 14 grandchildren
and one great-grandchild.
A memorial service will be
held Wednesday, June 15, at 11
a.m. in the Chapel of First
Baptist Church of Wauchula.
Robarts Family
Funeral Home
Wauchula

Time is the coin of life.
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how it will be spent.


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ELFRIEDE K. STADIE
Elfriede K. Stadie, 89, died
on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, in
Bartow.
Born on June 12, 1921, in
Halle, Germany, she came to
Hardee County from Mich-
igan in 1976. She was a home-
maker and member of Peace
Valley Lutheran Church.
She was preceded in death
by her husband, Fritz Stadie;
son, Karl Stadie; and daughter
Monika Burkes.
Survivors include 'four
sons, Klaus Stadie and wife
Sue of Lakeland, Mark Stadie
and wife Joyce of Michigan,
Matthew Stadie and wife
Sylvia of Wauchula, and Erick
Stadie and wife Brandi of
Avon Park; six daughters,
Margaret Javor and husband
Joe of Michigan, Erika
Toddriff and husband Rick of
Ohio, Trudy Onore of Mich-
igan, Marie Sullivan and hus-
band John of Lakeland, Sieg-
ried Cripps and husband Walt
of Chuluota, and Irene Carroll
and husband Stacy of Bow-
ling Green; 31 grandchildren,
numerous great-grandchil-
dren, and two great-great-
grandchildren.
Visitation was Monday,
May 23, from I to 2 p.m. at
Robarts Garden Chapel fol-
lowed by funeral services at 2
p.m. with the Rev. Mike
Graham officiating. Interment
followed at Wauchula Cem-
etery.


ELFRIEDE K. STADIE
Elfriede K. Stadie, 89, died
on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, in
Bartow.
Born on June 12, 1921, in
Halle, Germany, she came to
Hardee County from Michigan
in 1976. She was a homemaker
and member of Peace Valley
Lutheran Church.
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Fritz Stadie; son,
Karl Stadie; and daughter
Monika Burkes.
Survivors include four sons,
Klaus Stadie and wife Sue of
Lakeland, Mark Stadie and wife
Joyce of Michigan, Matthew
Stadie and wife Sylvia of
Wauchula, and Erick Stadie and
wife Brandi of Avon Park; six
daughters, Margaret Javor and
husband Joe of Michigan, Erika
Toddriff and husband Rick of
Ohio, Trudy Onore of Michi-
gan, Marie Sullivan and hus-
band John of Lakeland, Sieg-
ried Cripps and husband Walt of
Chuluota, and Irene Carroll and
husband Stacy of Bowling
Green; 31 grandchildren, num-
erous great-grandchildren, and
two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was Monday, May
23, from I to 2 p.m. at Robarts
Garden Chapel followed by
funeral services at 2 p.m. with
the Rev. Mike Graham officiat-
ing. Interment followed at
Wauchula Cemetery.
Robarts Family
Funeral Home
Wauchula



LILA REA CREWS
Lila Rea Crews, 81, of Winter
Haven; died on Tuesday, May
17, 2011 at Winter Haven Hos-
pital.
Born on July 12, 1929, in
Fort Meade, she was a longtime
resident before moving to
Winter Haven several years
ago. She was a retired loan offi-
cer for SunTrust Bank and spent
many years working in the Fort
Meade branch. She was a mem-
ber of the First Church of God
in Winter Haven where she
served as church treasurer. She
was a former member of Fort
Meade First Church of God
where she and her husband
served as youth leaders and
Sunday' S'hool teachers for
.!pany yeats. She was also a
graduate of Fort Meade High
School, class of 1947.
She was preceded in death by
her sister, Irene Hancock.
Survivors include her hus-
band of 64 years, Earl Crews of
Winter Haven; son Ron Crews
and wife Maureen of Mulberry;
daughter Penny Crews Albrit-
ton and husband Chuck of
Deluth, Ga; grandchildren Ash-
lie A. Zusi and husband Russ,
and Kristin Albritton Rosado;
and great-grandchildren An-
drew Zusi and Davis Zusi.
Visitation was from 6 to 8
p.m. last Thursday at the
funeral home. Funeral services
were at 11 a.m.. Friday at the
funeral home with the Rev.
Alan Thomas officiating. Inter-
ment followed in Evergreen
Cemetery in Fort Meade.
Hancock Funeral Home
Fort Meade

The Boy Scout movement
was founded by Lord
Baden-Powell of England.
His army experiences con-
vinced him that British
boys needed more physi-
cal training and experi-
ences in outdoor life.

The Southwest Florida Water
Management District (SWFWMD)
announces the following public
meeting cancellations:
DATE/TIME: Pinellas-Anclote
River Basin Board Meeting
Cancelled: Wednesday, June 1,
2011; 9 a.m., Clearwater
Hillsborough River Basin Board
Meeting Cancelled: Thursday,
June 2,2011; 1:30 p.m., Tampa
Peace River Basin Board
Meeting Cancelled: Friday,
June 3, 2011: 9:30 a.m., Port
Charlotte
Coastal Rivers Basin, Board
Meeting Cancelled: Thursday,
June 9, 2011; 1 p.m.,
Brooksville
Alafia River Basin Board
Meeting Cancelled: Thursday,
June 16, 2011; 9 a.m., Tampa


Don't laugh at a youth for his affectations; he is only try-
ing on one face after another to find a face of his own.
-Logan Pearsall Smith

Jimmy Carter was the first president to walk the inaugu-
ral parade route from the Capitol building to the White
House.


Obituaries


4On Memorial Day, we honor the brave servicemen and
servicewuomen whose hopes and dreams were cut short in
battle. They sacrificed their own lives and freedom of others.
Noble, courageous and just, we remember them today and
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applied for or issued by the
Hardee County Building De-
partment during the week of
May 16-20. Listings include the
name of the owner or contrac-
tor, the address for the project,
the type of work to be done, and
the cost involved. Only projects
valued at $1,000 or more are
listed.

ISSUED
P.H. Doyle, County Road
665, electrical work, $2,250.
Gary Sellers, Myrtle Drive,
fire alarm, $4,680.
Kevin and Amy Holt, Polk
Road, carport, $1;115..
William Owens, Doss Road,
storage building, $11,000.
Harold Howze, Main Street,
aluminum roof, $5,900.
Mark Moye, Florida Avenue,
install air conditioning, $1,800.
Michael Gillispie, Avon
Street, install air conditioning,
$4,000.
James Davis, Burton Street,
front door, $1,325.
Kyle Johnson, Davis Ranch
Road, set up frame house,
$9,100.
John Nicholson, Bost Road,
shed, $4,200.

BUILDING BLOCKS
Searching the newspaper ads
for a contractor to hire? Re-
member, state and local laws
require all ads for construction
services to carry the contrac-
tor's license number.

In the game of life it's a
good idea to have a few
early losses, which re-
lieves you of the pressure
of trying to maintain an
undefeated season.
-Bill Vaughan



ABOUT ...
Obituaries
Obituaries are published
free of charge as a public
service, but must be submit-
ted through a funeral home.
A one-column photo of the
deceased may be added for
$15.
Obituaries contain the
name, age, place of resi-
dence, date of death, occu-
pation, memberships,
immediate survivors and
funeral arrangements. The
list of survivors may include
the names of a spouse, par-
ents, siblings, children and
children's spouses and
grandchildren, and the num-
ber of great-grandchildren.
If there are no immediate
survivors, consideration of
other relationships may be
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means to you because we're a family too. That's why when there's a
loss in your family, the Robarts family has been there for four genera-
tions, since 1906, to give compassionate care and dependable serv-
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If our old fashioned caring and service is out of style in this fast
paced world today, that's OK. We're going to continue our family tra-
ditions and strive to give your family the same loving care we would
want. And as soon as my grandson, Dennis Russell Robarts III grows
up, he'll be the fifth generation to carry on our tradition. But for right
now, he needs to play with that cat.



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Committee .Meeting Cancelled:
Tuesday, July 12, 2011; 1 p.m.,
Brooksvllle
Basin Board Land Resources
Committee Meeting Cancelled:
Thursday, July 14, 2011; 9:30
a.m., Tampa
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National Corrections

Training Came To SFCC


Law enforcement and correc-
tions officers from around the
state recently participated in the
U.S. Corrections Special Op-
erations Group training seminar
held. at South Florida Com-
munity College.
The program travels across
the United States to provide
free training to correctional
officers in small towns and
communities that may not have
the budget to provide the train-
ing themselves.
, "SFCC has a strong correc-
tions program and network, so
we decided to make our only


Florida stop here," said training
instructor and police Capt.
Joseph Garcia, of the Richmond
City Sherriff's Office. Rich-
mond, Va. "We teach the latest
techniques and tactics correc-
tional officers can use in vari-
ous situations they may en-
counter in prisons."
Over the two-day session,
attendees participated in train-
ing including prison-cell extrac-
tions, close-quarters riot con-
trol, and corrections advanced
combatives where Garcia
demonstrated the safest and
most effective way officers can


defend themselves when they
are in a prison cell with a com-
bative inmate.
Participants also had the op-
portunity to tour the Mobile
Tactical Lab, a high-tech trailer
equipped with surveillance
tools, uniforms.'vests, weapon
s stems. combat control sys-
tems, and micro-computers.
The lab is used in circum-
stances such as a major riot, can
travel anywhere in the country,
and can stay on-site where
needed.


Areawide participants in the national .training program watch as Capt. Joe Garcia (left)
demonstrates a defensive combative maneuver with Capt. Norman Wilson of the
Charlotte County Sherriff's Office.


ABOUT...
School News
The Herald-Advocate en-
courages submissions from
Hardee County schools.
Photos and write-ups
should be of recent events,
and must include first and
last names for both students
and teachers. Identify pho-
tos front to back, left to right.
Deadline for submissions
is 5 p.m. on Thursday.
Please include the name
and phone number of a con-
tact person. Qualifying
items will be published as
space allows.


COURTESY PHOTOS
Virginia Police Capt. Joseph Garcia (right) demonstrates
an advanced combative fighting technique in a mock
prison cell with Polk County Correctional Officer
Anthony Gaines.




'Click It Or Ticket'


Campaign
One of the easiest things
motorists can do to protect
themselves in a crash is to fas-
ten their safety belts.
That is the message the
Florida Highway Patrol is
delivering to motorists who
defy Florida's safety belt law
and neglect to buckle up.
The FHP will join local and
national law enforcement offi-
hers and highway safety advo-
cates all across the country for
the 2011 national "Click It or
Ticket" safety belt enforcement
mobilization now through June
5.
During the mobilization, offi-
cers wil' crack down on
motorists who fail to fasten
their safety belts.
"Though Florida traffic
deaths continue to decline, pre-
liminary data shows that in year
2010, 767 unrestrained drivers
fbst their lives in traffic crash-
es," said Maj. Carlos Vazquez,
commander of FHP's Troop F,
which covers 10 counties in


i In Force
southwest Florida, including
Hardee County.
"The Florida Highway Patrol
maintains a zero tolerance poli-
cy for seatbelt violations: if you
are unrestrained you will be
ticketed." he warned.
Florida law requires all driv-
ers and occupants in the front
seat of a vehicle to fasten their
safety belts. Occupants under
the age of 18. regardless of
where they sit in a vehicle, also
must buckle up.
Safety belts have long been
proven to save lives and reduce
injuries when worn properly
during a vehicle crash.
Motorists cited for failure to
buckle up face a non-moving
violation that carries a $30 base
fine, plus court costs if convict-
ed.
Florida achieved a record
high last year when the safety
belt usage rate climbed to reach
87.4 percent, following the May
24-June 6 Click It or Ticket
campaign.


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cling and distance running. For women, the event con-
sists of a 100-meter dash, high jump and shot put.

Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wonder-
ing about each other.
-Laurence J. Peter







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What's Fo


ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS]
MONDAY
Holiday
TUESDAY
Breakfast: Cheerios Cereal,
Graham Crackers, French
Toast, Sausage Patty, Mandarin
Oranges, Condiments and Milk
Lunch: Chicken Pattie on
Bun, Hotdogs, Alternative Meal,
Green Peas, Salad Tray, Yellow
Cake, Ice Cream, Condiments
and Milk
WEDNESDAY
Manager's Special
THURSDAY
Manager's Special
FRIDAY
Manager's Special


NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE:
The Southwest Florida Water
Management District is proposing
to amend the following ruless:
40D-9.290 and 40D-9.320, F.A.C.
The proposed rule amendment to
40D-9.290 will allow for the sale
and consumption of alcoholic
beverages on Southwest Florida
Water Management District
(District) lands that are coopera-
tively managed by other agencies
or local governments when cer-
tain specified conditions are met.
The proposed amendments to
40D-9.320 will clarify that the
District's land use rules apply on
cooperatively managed District
land unless specifically
addressed in the cooperative
land management agreement
between the District and the man-
aging agency or local govern-
ment.
The Notice of Proposed
Rulemaking appeared in the
Florida Administrative Weekly,
Vol. 37, No. 21, 40D-9.290 and
40D-9.320, FA.C., on May 27,
2011. A copy of the proposed
rule can be viewed on the
District's website at
http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/rul
es/proposed/details/35/
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACT-
ED REGARDING THE PRO-
POSED RULES AND A COPY OF
THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT OF
EACH, IS: Pam Gifford, ACP, 2379
Broad St., Brooksville, FL 34604-
6899, (352) 796-7211 (4156)
(Reference OGC No. 2011003).
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR HARDEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File Number 252011 CP000044
IN RE: ESTATE OF
WILLARD K. DURRANCE,
Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the
ESTATE OF WILLARD K. DUR-
RANCE, deceased, whose date of
death was April 29, 2011, is pend-
ing in the Circuit Court for Hardee
County, Florida, Probate Division,
the address of which is P. 0.
Drawer 1749, Wauchula, Florida
33873. The names and addresses
of the personal representative
and the personal representative's
attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this
notice is required to be served
must file their claims with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITH-
IN THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,
ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2)
YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
The date of first publication of
this Notice Is May 26, 2011.
Personal Representative:
WILLARD K. DURRANCE, JR.
c/o P. O. Box 3018
Sarasota, Florida 34230-3018
Attorney for Personal
Representative:
JAMES 0. FERGESON, JR.
Florida Bar No. 171298
FERGESON, SKIPPER, SHAW,
KEYSER, BARON & TIRABASSI,
P.A.
1515 Ringling Boulevard,
10" Floor
P. 0. Box 3018
Sarasota, Florida 34230-3018
(941) 957-1900
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JUNIOR HIGH
MONDAY
Holiday
TUESDAY
Breakfast: Cereal Variety,
Graham Crackers, French
Toast, Sausage Patty, Manarin
Oranges, Condiments and Milk
Lunch: Chicken Pattie on
bun, Pepperoni Pizza, Hotdogs,
Alternate Meal, Lettuce &
.Tomato, Garden Peas, Yellow
Cake w/Chocolate Icing, Ice
Cream Cups, Condiments and
Milk
WEDNESDAY
Manager's Special
THURSDAY
Manager's Special
FRIDAY
Manager's Special

SENIOR HIGH
MONDAY
Holiday
TUESDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, French
Toast, Sausage, Applesauce,
Condiments and Milk
Lunch: Pepperoni Pizza,
Cheeseburger on a Bun, Ham-
burger on a Bun, Ham, French
Fries, Chicken Pattie on Bun,
Fresh Potatoes, Broccoli,
Tossed Salad, Macaroni Salad,
Yellow Cake, Ice Cream, Juice,
Condiments and Milk
WEDNESDAY
Manager's Special
THURSDAY
Manager's Special
FRIDAY
Manager's Special




ABOUT
School News
The Herald-Advocate en-
courages submissions from
Hardee County schools.
Photos and write-ups
should be of recent events,
and must include first and
last names for both students
and teachers. Identify pho-
tos front to back, left to right.
Deadline for submissions
is 5 p.m. on Thursday.
Please include the name
and phone number of a con-
tact person. Qualifying
items will be published as
space allows.


Register

By MACHELLE DOLLAR
For The Herald-Advocate
It's time once again for the
fourth annual Youth Field Day
in Ona!
Sponsored by the Range
Cattle Research & Education
Center and the Institute of Food
& Agricultural Sciences Co-
operative Extnsion Service,
the day offers students hands-
on experiences that highlight
the biology of beef cattle, cow-
boy chemistry and everyday
earth science.
In order to attend the Youth
Field Day, registration must be
completed by June 16, as space
is limited.
Cost for the event is $5 per
person including lunch and
materials, processing fees ap-


Now For Youth Fi


ply. Interested students can reg-
ister online at yfd063011.-
eventbrite.com or can reserve a
space by calling Reyna at the
Range Cattle Station at 735-
1314.
The Field Day will be held
June 30 at 3401 Experiment
Station Road in Ona. The day
will begin at 8:15 a.m. with reg-
istration. There will be a trade
show, introductions, activity
rotations, lunch and then a total
ranch tour, ending the day at
2:30 p.m.
This year's activities include
the following:
The Bug Beef Lab where stu-
dents can put beef production
under the microscope literal-
ly culture manure to identify
microscopic parasites and pests.


"Dig Deep Into Dirt" to get a
worm's-eye view of one of the
most important parts of the
ranch the soil! Learn how it
affects everything from the
grass the cows eat to green-
house gasses and global warm-
ing.
Take a peek and reach-inside
a live cow's stomach! Sort
through "what goes in" and
learn how it becomes "what
goes out" during the Scientific
Stomach activity. Walk into the
Beef Breeding Learning Lab to
learn how many breeds one cow
can be. Take your best guess
and learn why .each breed is
selected, and construct halters
for your own livestock.
The last activity on the list is
an Agricultural Academia, the


field Day
University of Florida College of
Agricultural & Life Sciences
(CALS) ambassadors and rep-
resentatives from Abraham
Baldwin Agricultural College
will lead youngsters through an
exploration of agricultural edu-
cation and career opportunities.
At the end of the day, a total
ranch tour will be given.
The Range Cattle Station is a
University of Florida Research
& Education Center with over
1,100 head of cattle ,and nearly
3,000 acres of native' range and
improved pasture. Load up on
wagons and tour both the out-
door and indoor science labora-
tories.
For more information or to
get directions to the property,
visit online at rcrec-ona.-
ifas.ufl.edu or call 735-1314.


STATE CHAMPIONS!


PHOTO BY RALPH HARRISON
The Miss Hardee girls softball team went undefeated to win the Miss Florida Softball state tourney championship
Sunday night in Lakeland. Alex Ullrich pitched a two-hit shutout for the Miss Hardee team, beating Winter Haven 5-
0 in the final game for the 14 and under division. Pictured are the Miss Hardee Florida Softball State Champions
(front row, from left) Makayla Deuberry, Tiffany Flores, Kimbery Derringer and Alex Ullrich; (second row) Morgan
Walters, Senida Garcia and Breanna Godwin; (back row) coach Max Ullrich, Lacey Cumbee, Jakaysha Lindsey,
Kourtney Henderson, head coach Jake Carlton, Hannah Carlton, Brooke Dixon and coach Missy Carlton.


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Nearly a dozen burglaries
will likely be solved with the
arrests of two brothers, the
Hardee County Sheriff's Office
has alleged.
Detectives believe Antonio
Sambrano Ornelas, 37, and
Adam Sambrano Ornelas, 33,
both of 4117 Captiva Ave.,
Bowling Green, are responsible
for numerous break-ins at
Pioneer Creek RV Park, largely
a seasonal home to winter resi-
dents.
To date, Antonio Ornelas has
been charged with four counts
of burglary and two counts of
withholding child support.
Adam Ornelas has been
charged with burglary and deal-
ing in stolen property.
Both men have posted bond
to gain their release from the
Hardee County Jail pending
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Both brothers were booked
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Special Athletes Win

Basketball Awards


Special athletes dribbled,
passed and shot basketballs dur-
ing a special competition on
Saturday in Sebring.
More than 40 athletes, in-
clutling those from Hardee
County, competed in skill drills
and game competitions.
There were two levels, begin-
ners and advanced. Each level
had different divisions accord-
ing to the athlete's abilities.
They all competed in skills such
as passing the ball at a target,
shooting free throws, and drib-
bling through a course. They
scored points for each skill to
receive awards.
Advanced players getting
first place were Shawn Squires,
Thomas Dirkson, Joe Singha,
Sharon Carpenter and Emily
Lavely.
Second-place winners were
Travis Moss, John Smith,
Ronnie Gladson and Annie
Horn. Third-place ribbons went


to Eva Monk, Lewis Simpson.
Ilana Levey, Markevin Smith
and Greg Robinson. Fourth
place went to Alex Lopez and
Amelia Titus.
Beginners who received first
place ribbons were Ryland
Biggs, Sara Canali, Todd
Gathercoal and Ricky Marino.
Second place went to Frances
Goff, Bruce Brummett, Maria
Rivera, Sarah Moore, Mac
Smith and Dustin Akey.
Third-place winners were
Dennis Taylor, Penny Holder,
William Dickson and Minnie
Sue Reid. Bobby Byrd won
fourth place and Bobby Talley
won fifth place.
Winners Dirkson and Brum-
mett are from Hardee County.
The program provides 12 dif-
ferent sports to children and
adults with physical and mental
disabilities throughout Hardee
and Highlands counties.


Copper
Would you risk being hit by
lightning for $100?
Seems a bit ludicrous, but
desperate times cause folks to
do foolish things. and some
people will intentionally put
themselves in harm's way by
stealing wire from live power
lines or equipment.
Thefts of copper and alu-
minum are on the rise. at aban-
doned commercial buildings.
empty homes and most dan-
gerously at power substa-
tions near neighborhoods.
Peace River Electric Co-
operative needs your help to
keep its equipment safe, pre-
vent outages, and to save lives.
The cost for scrap copper
goes up and down, but recently
it's been on the rise, and so have
robbery attempts. In January
2011, scrap copper sold for five


Thieves
times the amount it went for in
2001.
It's hard to understand why
people would put their lives on
the line for a few dollars. but
many law enforcement officials
believe that "meth users" are
responsible for much of the
problem. And the damage done
to the system packs a big punch,
since equipment can be ruined
without the protection copper
wires provide.
There's also the potential for
loss of life.
In 2010 alone, PRECO power
substations invaded by copper
thieves lost nearly $100.000 in
stolen wire. Many times when
wire is stolen from a substation,
it causes consumers to experi-
ence voltage problems or a
power outage until repairs are
made.


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To address this problem,
PRECO is systematically
replacing the copper wire in its
substations with "copper clad"
conductor: a steel wire with a
thin copper coating which has
almost no scrap value.
Across the system, copper is
used to ground equipment, pro-
tecting it from electrical surges
and lightning by giving electric-
ity a safe path to ground. It's
used in substations, on power
lines, on transformers, and is
even used to protect the electric
meter on your home. Copper is
an essential component along
every step of the power path-
way.
Line personnel are highly
trained professionals who un-
derstand the dangers of working
with electricity and take proper
safety precautions. To protect


Damage
the public, we surround substa-
tions with secure fencing and
post warning signs. But some
thieves will not be deterred.
As in every business, losses
caused by thieves hit honest
consumers in the pocketbook.
Electric rates are impacted by
copper theft and the damage it
causes. That's why PRECO
needs the public's help to spot
these crooks.
Help prevent these thefts. If
you notice anything unusual,
such as an open substation gate,
open equipment or hanging
wire, call Peace River Electric
Cooperative immediately at 1-
800-282-3824.
If you see anyone other than
PRECO utility personnel or
contractors around substations
or other electric facilities, call
the police.


COURTESY PHOTO
Special athlete Bruce Brummett of Hardee County pre-
pares to pass the ball during a special basketball com-
petition in Sebring on Saturday.



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Warning signs do not deter some thieves. They risk death for the sake of a few bucks.


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* Born and raised in Hardee County
* Graduated from Florida State
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* Attends First Christian Church of
Wauchula
* Currently employed by Mosaic
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* Director for Hardee County Chamber
of Commerce
* Vice President of Board of Directors
for the Hardee County YMCA
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Hardee County community members are invited to be a part of
an amazing experience as Hardee County High School Youth
present awareness to dangers of underage drinking. Hardee
County Youth need your leadership and need to know that you
care. Please take a few minutes and come out to support our
youth in this positive presentation.

HARDEE COUNTY BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING
412 West Orange St. Rm. 201, Wauchula

THURS., MAY 26 6:00p.m.









The Teen Brain is still developing into the mid 20s. Until then,
your teen is more likely to make impulsive decisions. So,
when you talk to them about alcohol,
BE CLEAR, BE FIRM AND BE CONSISTENT
Be the Wall because they need you now more than ever!
For more information, contact Suzanne at Hardee County Alliance for
Substance Abuse and Pregnancy Prevention (ASAPP) at 863-773-6349.
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Hardee


Living


ONE BLUE, ONE PINK


COURTESY PHOTO
Donnie Thompson & Mandy Cobb
Mandy Cobb Engaged To

Marry Donnie Thompson


Mike and Cindy Cobb of
Avon Park announce the
engagement of their daughter,
Amanda Erin Cobb, to Donald
Edward Thompson Jr., the son
of Donald and Andrea Thomp-
son of Wauchula.
The bride-elect is a 2002
graduate of Avon Park High
School and a 2005 graduate of
the University of Florida with a
bachelor's degree in marketing.
She is currently employed at


Zolfo Springs Elementary
School, where she teaches third
grade.
The prospective groom is a
2001 graduate of Hardee Senior
High School. He served for five
years in the U.S. Navy. He is
currently employed ,at LCOR
Inc. in Bradenton.
Plans are being made for a
July 16, 2011, wedding at the
Boca Grande Club in Boca
Grande.


Singer Marvin Lee Aday is better known by the stage
name "Meat Loaf." It's a nickname that dates back to his
hefty high school football days. His weight-in the mid-
200s-earned him the nickname.


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and nothing seems the same
sul as god calls us one by one.
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and miss you more everyday.
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Brittany Paige Robarts and
Danny Joe Congleton of Wau-
chula, a seven-pound six-ounce
son, Braydn Gene Congleton,
born April 26, 2011, at Florida.
Hospital. Heartland in Sebring.
Maternal grandparents are Jo-
anna Robarts of Wauchula and
Jimmy Robarts of Lake Toxa-
way, N.C. Maternal great-
grandparents are Betty and
William Roland of Wauchula.
Paternal grandparents are Larry
and Gina Townsend of
Winchester, Ky. Paternal great-
grandparent is Dan Davis of
Wauchula.





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Elizabeth Tobin and Encar-
nacion Ledezma of Wauchula, a
six-pound 12-ounce girl, Lola
Aileen Elizabeth Ledezma,
born March 1, 2011, at Florida
Hospital Heartland in Sebring.
Maternal grandparents are
James and Shirley Tobin of
Daytona Beach and Thomas
and Stella Trout of Pensacola.
Paternal grandparent is Her-
mina Ledezma Guerrero of
Mexico.
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.
Problems are not stop
signs, they are guidelines.
-Robert Schuller


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Dakota
Gators Party
Celebrates
9th Birthday
Dakota Hay turned 9 years
old on April 4.
He celebrated with a Florida
Gators cake at the Zolfo
Springs home of his mother,
Lori Abbott, and David Magee
Jr.
Joining in that celebration
were sister Savannah Abbott
and Winston and Haylee
Magee.
The following weekend, dur-
ing the annual Bensen Days fly-
in, he celebrated again at his
father, Jim Hay's, home at the
Wauchula Municipal Airport.
We're drowning in informa-
tion and starving for
knowledge.
-Rutherford D. Rogers


Knarr/Gibson

Wedding Plans
Robin Michelle Knarr of The couple will exchange
Bowling Green has announced wedding vows in a private cere-
the plans for her upcoming mar- mony held on Saturday, June 4,
riage to William Lee Gibson of 2011.
Bowling Green. Following the ceremony, a
The bride-elect is the daugh- reception will be held begin-
ter of Daniel Miller of ning at 2 p.m. at the First
Wauchula and Catherine Pack Baptist Church of Bowling
of Lake Wales. The prospective Green.
groom is the son of Bill and Friends and relatives of the
Cheryl Gibson of Bowling couple are invited to the wed-
Green. ding reception.
The American Museum of Natural History in New York,
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Kindergarten to Grade 6. There will be crafts
for adults. Child care will be provided free of
charge. Adults and volunteers from Grade 7
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times each day: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon and 6:30
p.m.-8:30 p.m. You may register for one of
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May 26, 2011, The Herald-Advocate 3B


BEDROCK BUSINESS

Helping 3 Gonorations Look Their Beet


By MACHELLE DOLLAR
For The Herald-Advocate
On average, men get a haircut once a
month, meaning that one local barber
could have cut the same man's hair over
600 times.
Al Davis has been a barber for the
past 55 years, waking up every day to
continue his service to the people of
Hardee County at his City Barber &
'Styling Shop at 108 E. Main St. in down-
town Wauchula.
Born in Coffee County, Ala., Davis
dipped his feet in this field when he was
21 years old by attending barber school
for a year and a half in Georgia. He did-
n't begin barbering, however, until after
he was married and was living in
Phoenix, Ala., along the Georgia line.
"I've always been the type of person
that if I see something and it looks prof-
itable, I'll do it," Davis says. "I enjoy
working with my hands, and have done
carpenter work, work on the farm, and
helped build houses."
At the beginning his career, the job of
a barber entailed providing a shampoo,
shave, massage and a cut. All that cost
only about 65 cents. But within the past
30 years, that standard routine began to
phase out, going completely out of style
in the past 10 years.
Now, a trip to the barber means "99.9
percent cutting hair," notes Davis.
In order to keep. up with regulations,
Davis must renew his license every year.
"My job has become somewhat gen-
erational," he says. "When I began in
Hardee County, I would have my regu-
lars who would come in to get their hair
cut. When they had sons, they would
bring them in, who have begun to bring
their sons in cutting hair in three gen-
erations of one family."
Davis opened his shop in Wauchula in
1960 and has served the county since
then, with the exception of six years in
Bradenton after his daughter was in a car
accident and became paralyzed from her
neck down. He and his wife moved to
help assist her, until she insisted she live
on her own.
During his lifetime, "Mr. Al" has
endured many hardships. The economy
has had a great affect on his business,
losing 30-40 percent due to the fact that
women are starting to cut their husbands'


COURTESY PHOTOS
"Mr. Al" Davis has been cutting hair for
the past 55 years.
and sons' hair themselves to save money.
Sixteen years ago, he lost his first wife
and daughter within six months of each
other. A year later, he was diagnosed
with skin cancer and has since become a
melanoma survivor.
"I've learned you just have to grin and
bear whatever comes your way. You
can't laugh and cry at the same time, and
it's much better to laugh," he says. "With
the trust and faith of the good Lord and
friends I've been able to overcome
everything trying to stop me."
Working nine hours a day Monday
through Friday, Davis does not foresee
retirement in the near future.
"I wish I would have kept a better
record of just how many cuts I've done
over the years," he says. "If I would have
kept a dime from every one, I like to
think what I would have .made!"
Throughout the years and any adver-
sity, Davis remains grateful for his cus-
tomers. If it were not for them, he would
not have been as successful as he is, he
insists.
"I want to thank all of my clients
through the years for the devotion they
have shown. Without them, I would not
and could not be where I am today." con-
cludes Mr. Al.
Bedrock Business is a new feature high-
lighting those stalwarts of the business
community who have dedicated their
lives to filling the needs of Hardee
County residents.


Ten years into his barbering career, Al Al Davis began barbering at the age of 21,
Davis could not have known the decades, watching his customers age along with
nor generations, his business would him, marrying and having children and
span. grandchildren of their own.

Everyone who's ever taken a shower has an idea. It's the person who gets out of the
shower, dries off and does something about it who makes the difference.
-Nolan Bushnell



A FAREWELL THANK YOU

It's been said: Grown men don't cry. I beg to differ. That is
why "I DID IT MY WAY." That is, I have retired from barbering
after 56 years, of which over 50 were in Hardee county.
I have been privileged to know some of my clients over 50
years. After a short time your clients become your friends. All these
people that have been so good to me. I become teary-eyed when I
think of all the food they have put on my table and all the bills they
have helped me pay. I would squall like a whipped cow dog.
I didn't even let my wonderful co-workers, Debbie Perry,
Shannon Knight and Kenny Farabee, know that I was going to "hang
it up." They have been like family to me.
Well ... I just don't like to say good-bye face to face. The same
way I felt about my clients, and my dear landlady, Charlene Farabee.
She has been so gracious to me even when I was out for almost a year.
I couldn't even face her to say good-bye.
So now, this is my good-bye to you, and thank you so much for
everything. I'm planning to be around for some time here and in
Okeechobee. If we don't happen too bump into each other, remem-
ber a line in an old christian song: There's another meeting place ... ."
God bless you and God bless Hardee County.

Your old (real old) friend,
Al Davis
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Back To Basics
By lan Rice
Gospel Preacher


SINCERITY
"For we are not, as so many, peddling the word of God: but as
of sincerity, but as from God, we speak in the sight of God in'
Christ," 2 Corinthians 2:17.
Sincerity concerning God's Word is another way He com-
mands for us to proclaim His praises. "For we are not, as so many,
peddling the word of God; but as of sincerity ... we speak."
The way in which we apply the word of God is of high priori-
ty to Him. In the early church, folks were already misusing God's
Word, "peddling the word of God." They were exploiting the
Scriptures for self-gain.
The Bible warns about the temptations some face concerning
false uses of the Word. "There are many insubordinate, both idle
talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision, whose
mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole households, teaching
things which they ought not, for the sake of dishonest gain," Titus
1:10-11.
Paul warned Titus of those who were rebelling against the
message of God's Word. They were part of the religious deception
that came from legalists, who controlled people by means of the
Old Law. It was required that these men be silenced with the truth,
because they were influencing the spiritual well-being of entire
households.
They were teaching things that were biblically unacceptable.
Their motivation was whatever position they could obtain by ped-
dling deception. Even today, many are tempted to go after the
.material gain that can be obtained from those who will accept reli-
gious falsehood.
Paul also warned about others who would be driven by the
influence that a perverted gospel can produce. "For I know this,
that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not
sparing the flock. Also from among yourselves men will rise up.
speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them-
selves," Acts 20:29-30.
True disciples follow the Lord Jesus.
In addition, a true disciple wants to help others in their search
to follow Him. These deceivers wanted others to follow them
instead. This threat was, and is, two-fold. "Savage wolves" would
"come in" from outside the church. Also, "from among your-
selves," men with a misinterpreted or distorted message would
arise from inside the church.
, Sincerity, as written by Paul, is to describe our treatment of the
Scriptures. We are to proclaim the truth. "But as of sincerity, but as
from God, we speak in the sight of God in Christ."
We are to proclaim the biblical message that is from God, and
do it in all sincerity, knowing that God is watching --- and it's His
Word we proclaim, not ours! Get back to the basics and read, study
and obey God's Word!
Ian Rice is the fidl-time evangelist at Wauchula Church of Christ,
a non-denominational group of Christians seeking to follow the
New Testament pattern of service to God. Visit the church website
at www. wauchulachurchofchrist. conm.


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Tirease Morris, the son of
Marilyn Morris of Wauchula
and the late Major C. Morris,
turned 12 years old on May
14.
He celebrated the occasion
with a pool party at the Hardee
Pool complex. Guests were
served pizza, cake and cup-
cakes, sundaes, chips and dip.
Joining in on the fun were
mom, Marilyn; brother, Ma-
jor; cousins, Anthony, Briana,
Faya and Ford of St. Pete;
grandmother Ethel Browny';
Mrs. Petal and her children;
Amy Franks and her family;
Anna Ortiz and Angel;
Michael and Linda Choate;
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TOP HIKERS


COURTESY PHOTO
The annual "Go Take A Hike" fund raiser at North Wauchula Elementary School helps
support the physical education program at the .school. The three top winners were
(from left) Randy McLeod, third place; Coron Gutierrez, first place; and Allazae
McLeod, second place. Each received a gift card for Wal-Mart. Also in the picture is
Coach Amy Bryan, who sponsors the activity.
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every town to collect it.
London's Big Ben is named after Sir Benjamin Hall, the Chief Commissioner of Works
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COURTESY PHOTO
Not many graduates are privileged enough to enjoy a 72nd reunion with classmates,
but these seven members of the Wauchula High School Class of 1939 are! They gath-
ered together on May 7 at Nicholas' Family Restaurant in Wauchula to celebrate and
reminisce. Class members are (seated, from left) Margaret Searcy, Julia Odell Lee and
Wilma Durrance; (standing) Avis Sasser, Marguerite Carlton, Frank Conner and Evelyn
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memorial gift, kind word, food or your presence at his
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Topsy See
1 ac. high & dry. Approx. 269 ft. road frontage-deed restricted.
$29,900.
Very nice 1980 M.H. 1982 sq. ft., fully furnished, move in ready,
includes linens, dishes, cookware, TV, most anything you will need.
This is a great buy at $,sffl. REDUCED $42,000.
3BR 2 Bath DW. All appliances, window treatments, ceiling fans
included. Very nice home in excellent condition. Sets on 5.2 ac.
^a*@. REDUCED $127,500.
Beautiful secluded property in Golf View. 8.8 ac with 2 building sites.
:; $75,000
3 BR 2 Bath 1987 DW 1890 sq. ft. all the extras including security
system. 5 acres with beautiful oaks and stocked pond. $115.000.
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DIESEL INJECTION repairs,
pumps, turbo, injectors, can
remove and install. 863-381-0538.
1:27;8:18p
L. DICKS INC. is now purchasing
citrus fruit for the 2010/11 season
and beyond. Call Mark Manuel @
781-0384. 7:8tfc


RHEEM 2 TON A/C Heat package
unit, works great, disconnect/for-
ward pad. Used $400, can deliver.
Bruce 941-524-8094. 5:26p


2001 FORD EXCURSION $7,850
cash OBO, 781-1062. 5:26c
1996 JEEP CHEROKEE $1,500,
863-245-2545. 5:26p
CASH NOW! 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


95 CADILLAC DEVILLE $1,000
OBO, 863-245-6060 or 863-773-
9839. 5:26p


DREDGE OPERATOR, Oiler,
Mechanic, Welder. Experience
and MSHA training a plus. Local
and out of town work. DFW-EOE
813-634-2517. 5:26p.
NEEDED SOMEONE TO HELP
and stay with elderly lady. 863-
832-0891. 5:26p
CAREGIVER/STAFF, no criminal
record, CPR and first aid certified
a plus. Contact Southern Oaks,
773-9557 ask for Sanny or Mac.
5:26p


3/2 HOME, A/C, woo6defi-loor0s,
some carpet, large fenced yard in
Wauchula, $69,000, 863-414-
3154. 5:26p


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




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Kemen's Auto Parts, Inc.
306 N. 6" Ave
Wauchula, FL 33873
Counterperson wanted. Please apply in
person. No information by phone. High
school diploma or GED preferred.
Drug free workplace. Must pass drug test. _


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Located Rt. 60 & 39 PLANT CITY

BuT DEFINITELY WORTH THE DRIVE!

813-650-8100


2 BR 1 BATH House, 209 Orange'
St., Wauchula, $29,000, 781-1062.
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3/2 ON 5 ACRES. 1104 N.
Hollandtown Road. $167,000.
863-245-9582. 10:14-5:26p


FREE ROOSTERS hatched
4/30/11. Purebred Welsummers,
735-2400. 5:26nc


FOUR WAUCHULA CEMETERY
plots, $2,200, 813-784-6742 or
813-704-3201, Herb Wilson.
5:12-6:9p
BUYING GOLD & SILVER COINS,
US paper money, scrap gold and
silver, diamonds. Do not sell to
hotel buyers. They buy for melt
value. Do not send scrap gold in
the mail. You get stung. Buying
and selling 40 years. Capt. Ed
904-222-4607. 1:6tfc

The first modern wind tur-
bine was built in Vermont
in the early 1940s.


2 CHIHUAHUAS, 2 YORKIES, 1
Yorkle mix $250 and up, 832-0680.
5:26p
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-
tion. tfc-dh
ATTENTION State Statutes
828.29 requires that all catsaand
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


FRESH BLACKEYED PEAS $25
unshelled bushel, $35 shelled
bushel, south Sebring, 863-235-
0271. 5:26;6:2p
U-PICK PEAS $15/bu black-eyes,
conchs, zippers. Available now,
Open 7 days 7:00 to 7:00, 2949
Center Hill Rd., off SR 62, 4.5
miles west of US 17, 863-223-
5561. 5:26p


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3024 STEVE RD., ZOLFO $160,000
20 Acres of fenced, prime pasture land, double-wide
2 bedroom, 2 bath home with screened front porch and huge
bonus room, 2 stall horse barn, storage shed, pond and creek.
a Call 813-967-2568 c,5:26-6:16p


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Concrete

Free
Estimates


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Remodels

Additions

David Cole
863-214-1471


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/ Gas or Diesel Manual or Automatic Transmissions
Licensed andInsured Reg.#MV-40625
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5101 N. Hwy 17 Bowling Green 375-4461
Mike Adcox Manager






Frank Vasquez, Lic. Real Estate Broker
863.781.4133
Michael Boyett, Sales Associate, 863.781.2827
Mark Smythe, Sales Associate, 863.899.1714
Miguel Santana, Sales Associate
5 acres, Painter Rd., approx. 2 miles East of Wauchula.
2BR, 1BA MH with lot, Zolfo Springs, $20,000.
3BR, 2BA, 309 E. Bay St., Wauchula, $69,900.
3BR, 2BA, 3032 Suwannee St., Zolfo Springs.
2BR House with 2-1BR Apts., Carlton St., Wauchula. cl5:26c


JIM SEE REALTY, INC.
206 North 6th Avenue, Wauchula, FL 33873
Office (863)773-0060 Evening (863)773-4774
www.limseerealty.comn


t[ James V. See, Jr., Broker *
5 acres REDUCED to $20,000!
2 acres zoned Commercial. Desoto County,
Highway 31. Subdivided. High and Dry. Double
paved road frontage. $89,900
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath house in town. Cute house
with nice landscaping. Only $97,500.
Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home recently
remodeled including in-ground pool. Located on
a dead end street in a great neighborhood.
REDUCED to $205,000!
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath block home on 2+ acres. Close
to town. Asking $169,500.
5 acres close in to Wauchula on paved road.
Great plate 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


(B) Ben Gibson
Calvin Bates
Dusty Albritton


James V. See, Sr., Broker


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


Dusty Albritton


(863)781-1423 rI
(863)273-1017 IR1
(863)781-1396 ci5:26c


Genuine Orthopedic
Foam encased sides
Waverly -
Was $594 now $297
Pegasus -
Was $695 now $397
Westmorland -
Was $1199 now $597
HIGHPOINT
FURNITURE
OUTLET STORE
2350 U.S. 27 North Sebring
Florida
Across from Home Depot =
863-382-0600


Call Trey Flemer for a free price quote at
863-832-2102
Visit us at: www.myfloridalandscapes.com


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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
15 acres located West of Wauchula on Vandolah
Rd. Beautiful building sites with small creek
meandering across property & it's across from
the Wauchula Airport entrance. $150,000
Great home on several large lots in Wauchula.
Hardwood floors. Massive brick fireplace. 3 bed-
rooms, 2 baths. 2 car carport. Asking $229,000


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Classifieds


4BR/2BA AND 3BR/2BA two story
duplex for sale, good location in
Zolfo Springs. Call 863-781-4529
for Information. 4:28tfc



APT & HOUSES for Rent, 773--
6667. 5:26c


NICE SMALL FURNI
blency apartment. AC
ties Included $125 p
$500 per month. Dams
and references reqi
9793 or 863-832-0676.
2 APARTMENTS. 1 I
bath each, furnished. I
Hwy. 17. 863-245-3321
FOR LEASE 1BR/1BA
home/adult park, $6
deposit and first monti
lease required, 863-37


SHED effi-
/Haat u ,till-


3/2 HOUSE, FT. GREEN $700,
first, last & deposit, 863-781-4371.
4:28-5:26p
4BR/2BA GOOD LOCATION, nice
two story duplex, freshly painted,
fenced In, fireplace, dishwasher,
with new central AC and heat, for
rent in Zolfo Springs, first and last
months' rent, plus security
deposit. Call (863)781-4529 for
Info. 4:28tfc


er week or ATTENTION! The Federal Fair
age deposit Housing Act Prohibits advertising
ulred. 773- any preference or limitation
5:26p based on race, color, religion,
bedroom, 1 sex, handicap, familial status or
bedroom, 1 national origin, or the intention to
Nice area N. make such a preference or limita-'
S -. tion. Familial status includes chil-
5:19-6:16p dren under 18 living with parents
park model, or guardians and pregnant
350 month, women, tfc-dh


hs rent, 1 yr
r5-4343.
5:12tfc


TWO BEDROOM APARTMENT, no
pets, $550 plus $400 deposit,
832-1984. 5:5-6:2p


DESOTO COUNTY





OWNER FINANCING
www.landcallnow.com
1-941-778-7980/7565


OFFICE SPACE for rent. Great
location, $450 plus deposit, 863-
832-1984. 5:26-6:23p


THE WAUCHULA LIONS CLUB
collects NOT broken prescription
eyeglasses, cases and sunglass-
es. Please drop off at 735 N. 6th
Ave. 4:28tfc/dh
VICKER'S LAWN CARE. Free esti-
mates. No job to big/small. 863-
448-7491. 3:31-6:1p


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

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PRESENTS
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1489 HWY 17 N. WAUCHULA, FL.
ACROSS FROM WALMART
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GENERAL MERCHANDISE AUCTION
EVERY WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY NIGHT
PREVIEW AT 5:00 PM AND AUCTION AT 6:30 PM
AUCTIONS START MAY 4, 2011
WE WILL HAVE DRY GOODS, DRINKS, FROZEN FOODS AND MUCH MORE
TERMS OF AUCTION
CASH OR CHECKS 10% BUYERS PREMIUM
IF SALES TAX EXEMPT CURRENT COPY REQUIRED
PHOTO ID REQUIRED
CONSIGNMENTS ARE BEING ACCEPTED
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License #s AB2730 AU3820
FOR MORE INFO 6
JAMES 863-227-7598 WILLIAM 863-328-0022


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(863) 781-7633


RE A L TO R S
(863) 773-2128
REALTORS
| JOE L. DAVIS
'-"JOE L. DAVIS, JR.
REALTOR JOHN H. O'NEAL


See more listings at
www.joeldavis.com
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS


PRICE REDUCED! Charming
and priced to sell! 2BR/1BA
1060 SF home w/lots of updates:
new A/C, insulation, carpeting,
wiring. Den can be 3rd BR.
$80,000!
5 lots in Wauchula w/over 975'
total rd frontage. Close to hospi-
tal, schools & shopping. Will
divide or all for $95,000!
25+ ac fenced pasture,
Greenbelt qualified, on US Hwy
17 S w/well, septic & electric.
$192,900!
One acre wooded building site
near high school. $27,500!
PRICE REDUCED! Goodbye,
traffic...Hello, peace & quiet!
20 ac fenced pasture w/pond,
288SF cabin, 4" well inside
60SF shed. $130,000!
PRICE REDUCED! 5 ac
cleared pasture, fenced w/4',
258' deep well, 1 HP sub-
mersible pump on quiet, private
rd. $45,900! '
12.5 acs w/woods, pasture,
fencing, well, creek. $120,000!
10 acs cleared land on paved
rd w/4" well in western Hardee
Co. $65,000!


CB 3BR/1BA home in Bowling
Green w/new flooring, cabinets,
countertops, being sold as is.
$65,000!
10 ac w/paved rd frontage.
Great for pasture, farming or
homesite. $63,000!
20 acs zoned industrial on Hwy
17. $475,000!
PRICE REDUCED! 3BR/2BA
home on 4 lots w/beautiful oaks,
fenced in backyard. Close to
schools. NOW $69,000!
PRICE REDUCED! Looking
for 5 or 10 acs? Two 5 ac
high/dry fenced parcels on pri-
vate rd! $40,000 for vacant 5
acs! $50,000 for 5 acs w/well &
septic!
Wooded wonder! 5 ac w/beau-
tiful trees, paved road. $50,000!
PRICE REDUCED! Two beau-
tiful building lots in Zolfo zoned
R-1A, each 155'xllO'. City
water available, septic allowed.
$7,000 each!
Lovingly maintained/updated
4BR/2.5BA brick home in
Knollwood w/updated kitchen,
fireplace, back patio! $218,000!


REALTOBASSOCIATES-If 11 tlDURS
KENNY SANDERS.......781-0153 SANDY L.RRISON..... 832-0130
KAREN O'NEAL........ 781-7633 MONICA REAS........781-0888
DAVID ROYAL ............781-3490
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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 facilitator.
More information call 773-5717.
6:10tfc
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.
dh

NEED A WELL OR HAVE PUMP
TROUBLE? CALL
ULLRICH'S PITCHER PUMP
For complete well, sales,
service and installation,
call (863) 773-6448.
7:18tfc


ATTENTIOJI State Statutes 489-
119 Section 5 Paragraph B and
Hardee CoLu, Ordinance 87-09
Section 10 paragraph D require
all ads for any construction-relat-
ed service to carry the contrac-
tor's license number., tfc-dh


WANTED SMALL Hot water
heater like in RVs, good running,
reasonable, must run on 120v or
LP gas, 773-9487. 5:26;6:2p


HEAVEN SCENT THRIFT STORE
now offers pick-up service for
large donations. We appreciate
your generous support. 863-773-
9777. 12:16tfc
MISSION THRIFT STORE INC.
123 N. 7th Ave. We need your
donations. Pick-up available. 773-
3069. 3:24tfc
HANNA'S HELPERS THRIFT
Store. Check us out and see what
Items we have: blinds, lights, cof-
fee table, ceiling fans, couches,
cabinet doors, ladles pants 500,
and much more. 111 N. 7th Ave.
Wauchula. Open M-F, 9-4,
Sat, 9-1. 5:12-6:2c


- GILLIARD

FILL DIRT INC.


* Fill Dirt Rock Sand Shell
* Pond Digging Ditch Cleaning


Lamar Gilliard
Home: (863) 735-0490 cl8:2tfc


Zolfo Springs
Mobile: (941) 456-6507


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Realtor
NOEY A. FLORES, BROKER
310 Court St.
Wauchula, Florida 33873
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You must see this CB home with 4BR 2BA that sits on 2.24
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Property includes various feeding barns and a 40x40 barn with
lots of storage and parking for 2 automobiles. Sit on the back
12x15 covered patio with panoramic view of hundreds of
acres, as you eat breakfast. Washed oak kitchen cabinetry
with lighting hitting the granite counter tops, recess lighting,
gas counter-top stove and electric oven. Home has central vac-
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Knollwood Subdivision 3BR/2BA CB home Central air & heat
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503 E. Orange St., Wauchula.
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Hardee Countian's New

Book Gets Good Reviews


Chip Ballard's latest book,
"The Snapshot & Other Stories:
Tales from Flowing Wells,"
released by RoseHeart Publish-
ing, in January, is drawing con-
siderable attention and getting
fine reviews on Amazon.com.
Readers of Ballard's first
book, a murder mystery titled
"Peace River," quickly realized
the fictitious Pinewood County
bore a striking resemblance to
Hardee County and that Flow-
ing Wells could easily pass for
Zolfo Springs.
When asked by a reporter
why he set his fiction in such an
obscure location, Ballard re-
plied, "It's the place I know
best, the place and the people,
rich and poor, landed and land-
less, good and evil."
One reviewer compared the
collection of short stories to a
heavyweight fight. He con-
cludes, "The reader, though
bruised and battered, emerges
all the wiser and all the more
enlightened for having seen
how the other half really lives.
The reader could not ask for a
whole lot more that that.


Reading this book is an experi-
ence not soon to be forgotten,
and a trip we should all take."
Another reviewer wrote,
"Reading these short stories
was like peeking through a key-
hole and getting bits and pieces
of the sadness and joy and wor-
ries of home-grown folks ...
There are few writers who
make me slow down and read
every word and nuance, but
Chip Ballard is one who did this
over and over through every
story."
Christian novelist and Lake
Placid Journal editor George
Duncan praised the book, say-
ing, "Chip Ballard is a literary
cartographer and his heart ter-
rain is Southern slice-of-life,
often from childhood. All the
stories in the volume are very
good and several are so memo-
rable that acid could not erase
them from your brain. The style
and slang in these stories is
Southern; but the territory is
universal. Ballard has mapped
out the domain of the human
heart. I can think of no higher
compliment to pay a writer."


Ballard admits he is flattered,
and humbled, by the high
praise. "But," he added, "I'm
sure some people won't under-
stand or appreciate what I
attempted in this book, but I am
grateful for those who do. I
maintain it is a moral book, in
spite of some bad people and
bad language. That's life. We
can hide from it, but we can't
deny it."
Ballard's third book, "Chip
Ballard's Literary Escapades,"
which consists of 64 columns
and feature stories he has pub-
lished in newspapers and maga-
zines over the years, including
16 pictures, will be available
before the end of the year.
"Peace River" and "Snap-
shot" may be purchased and
most major bookstores or
ordered online. For an auto-
graphed copy, call Ballard at
863-735-0960 or 863-448-
6494; e-mail him at chip-
kyle746@embarqmail.com; or
visit his website at chipbal-
lard.com.


COURTESY PHOTO
Hardee County native Chip Ballard has a third book
coming late this year.


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COURTESY IMAGE
The dust jacket of Chip Ballard's most recent novel, the setting of which bears a strik-"
ing resemblance to Zolfo Springs, his hometown.


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LEAD COOK
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the day and evening shift. Qualified
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ground, the temperature of
the Earth stays the same
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degrees.


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REALTY INC.
402 South 6th Avenue
Wauchula, FL 33873


NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING AT IT'S
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large rooms, new kitchen, plenty of storage
inside plus 12x18 detached utility, double
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secluded. $40,000

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Hardee County schools.
Photos and write-ups
should be of recent events,
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tos front to back, left to right.
Deadline for submissions
is 5 p.m. on Thursday.
Please include the name
and phone number of a con-
tact person. Qualifying
items will be published as
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May 26, 2011, The Herald-Advocate 9B


Students At BGE Spell Their Way To Success


COURTESY PHOTOS
Bowling Green Elementary School recently held a Spelling Bee. Kindergarten partici-
pants were (from left) first-place winner Andrew Kuen, second-place Ethen Arreola and
third-place Kelsey Gomez.


Second-grade winners were (from left) Jose Hernandez in first place, Brittany Lopez in
second place and Griselda Vasquez in third place.


Fourth-grade winners were (from left) Aracely Sanchez, first place; Elizabeth McBride,
second place; and miniliano Ramirez, third place.


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Albritton class winners were (from left) David Reyna, first place; Elijah Williams, second
place; and Abriana Reyna, third place.


Taking home the prizes in fifth grade were (from left) Alexis McBride for first place,
Jakevis Brown for second place and Ricardo DelaCruz for third place.


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First-place winner representing the third grade was (from left) Grey Miller, second
place Emilio Garcia and third place Pablo Torres.


Placing for the first grade were (from left) first, Julian Molina-Lozano; second,
Leonardo Lujan; and third, Rodrigo Gutierrez.
There's only one real sin and that is to persuade oneself that the second-best is any-
thing but the second-best.
-Doris Lessing
The ancient Greeks believed that anyone who drank from the fountain of Castalia on
Mount Parnassus would be able to write poetry.

HARDEE COUNTY
PUBLIC NOTICE
The Hardee County Board of County Commissioners
adopted Ordinances Nos. 02-17 and 04-01, which
authorize a financial hardship exemption to the solid
waste disposal and fire rescue portions of the special
assessment fees. Property owners qualifying for this
exemption will receive a refund or a credit in the amount
of the current tax year's approved non-ad valorem taxes
toward the special assessment fees for solid waste
disposal and fire rescue assessment fees.
If you are interested in applying for this exemption, or if
you have any questions pertaining to this issue, please
contact the Office of Management and Budget at
863/773-3199. Applications will be accepted until
May 31, 2011.
Terry Atchley, Chairman
Board of County Commissioners
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OF
2011 HARDEE HIGH SCHOOL

SENIORS








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Hardee County Fair Holds Awards Banquet


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Placing in the carcass category were (front row, from left) Melissa Hartley, Dana
Douglas and Tanor Durden; (back row) Dillard Albritton, Katie Smith, Cacee Keller,
Atosha Johnson and Paul Gough. Paul also received the Helping Hands Award.


PHOTOS BY MACHELLE DOLLAR
The 4-H Foundation offers a yearly scholarship to a few select seniors. This year the
recipients were (from left) Kalan Royal, Brittany Hines, Courtney Buckley and Kyndal
Robertson. Kalan also received the honor of All Around Steer. Kalan and Brittany both
received the Dean Cullins Award.


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Placing in the carcass contest were (from left) Ellie Palmer, Quintin Undsey, Morgan
Crews, Avery Bunch, Korin Roehm, Taylor Pohl, Griffin Clark, Abby Clark and Colt
Hancock. Avery also won an award for weight gain. Korin received recognition for fit-
ting and grooming. Taylor and Griffin both were honored for Grand Reserve Steer.


Noticed for their skills in beef breeding were (from left) Wyatt Maddox, Kaitlyn Shaw,
Dawson Cantu, Halley Andrews, Danielle Smith, Kaylee Barbaree, Audra Weeks, Laina
Durrance and Larret Smith. Kaitlyn also received an award for fitting and grooming.


Reserve Best of Show for
rabbits was Katie
Henderson.


This year represented the
first time showmanship for
rabbits was recognized.
Pictured above is Erista
Albritton.


Ruthie Ereckson was
awarded for rabbit show-
manship.


Jacee Pella was recog-
nized for rabbit showman-
ship.


Grand Best of Show for
rabbits was Michael
Lambert.


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award (shown here) as Receiving Grand Reserve in the swine category were
well as being a recipient in (from left) Tyler Lambert and Jarrett Stevenson. Jarrett
the Junior Showmanship also won awards for All Around Swine and Senior
swine category. Showmanship.


Recognized in the Herdsmanship Senior category were
(from left) Kevin Borjas and Savannah Albritton. Kevin
also won an award for Senior Showmanship.


Accepting the award for
Rookie of the Year was
Conner Crawford.


Pictured here with his dairy
award is Andy Hunt.


Awarded for the Herdsmanship Juniors were (from left)
Dylan Bozman, Blake Richardson and Hunter Gibson.
Dylan also won an award for Junior Showmanship.


Senior 4-H Record Book keepers were (from left) Kyle
Ward, Brandy Westberry and Hailey Andrews.


Senior Showmanship in Steer recipients were (from left)
Kramer Royal, Dillard Albritton and Luke Palmer. Dillard
also received awards for fitting and grooming and all
around beef.


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Allison Farr, Colton Albritton and Ellie Palmer.


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Rayann Kulig and Colten Albritton.

Middle age is when you've met so many people that
every new person you meet reminds you of someone
else.
-Ogden Nash


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20 YEAR REUNION

October 14-16

For information contact:
LEIGH GRIFFIN SOUTHER
863-773-1042

CHERIE GRAY JOHNSON
863-245-7046
e-mail: Hardee91Reunion@gmail.com
Send mailing address and phone numbers.


A Daily Thought
THURSDAY
A person who moves too
quickly may go the wrong
way. People ruin their lives
by their own foolishness and
then are angry at the Lord.
Proverbs 19:2b-3 (NLT)
FRIDAY
Yet for us there is one God,
the Father, from whom are
all things and for whom we
exist, and one Lord Jesus
Christ, through whom are all
things and through whom
we exist.
I Corinthians 8:6 (RSV)
SATURDAY
Happy is the person who
trusts the Lord, who doesn't
turn to those who are proud
or to those who worship
false gods. Lord, my God,
You have done many mira-
cles. Your plans for us are
many. If I tried to tell them all,
there would be too many to
count.
Psalm 40:4-5 (NCV)
SUNDAY
God is always against the
proud, but He is always
ready to give grace to the
humble. So, humble your-
selves under God's strong
hand, and in His own good
time, He will lift you up.
I Peter 5:5b-6 (PME)
MONDAY
God says, "This is My plan
for the whole earth I will do
it by My mighty power that
reaches everywhere around
the world." The Lord, the
God of battle, has spoken -
who can change His plans?
When His hand moves, who
can stop Him?
c t Isaiah 14:26,27 (TLB)

TUESDAY
Jesus said, "For the words
the mouth utters come from
the overflowing of the heart.
A good man produces good
from the store of good within
himself, and an evil man
from within produces evil. I
tell you this: there is not a
thoughtless word that
comes from men's lips but
they will have to account for
it on the day of judgment.
For out of your own mouth,
you will be acquitted, and
out of your own mouth you
will be condemned."
Matthew 12:35-37 (NEB)
WEDNESDAY
The Lord told Ezekiel to say,
"And I will give you a new
heart, and put a new spirit
within you. I will take out
your stony hearts of sin and
give you new hearts of love.
And I will put My Spirit within
you, so that you will obey My
laws and do whatever I com-
mand you."
Ezekiel 36:26-27 (TLB)
All verses are excerpted from
The Holy Bible: (KJV) King
James Version; (ME) The
Message; (NCV) New Cen-
tury Version; (NEB) New
English Bible; (NIV) New
International Version; (NLT)
New Living Translation (RSV)
Revised Standard Version;
(PME) Phillips Modern Eng-
lish; and (TLB) The Living
Bible.


Kids: It's Time To Do



The Honeybee Dance!


By JESSICA BASHAM
Special To The Herald-Advocate
Spring floats through the air.
Flowers bloom, birds sing and h
bees buzz!
Why is spring such a special
honeybees? It is the time of yea
bees swarm to find new homes
pollinate vegetables and fruits.
Honeybees are very social
creatures. They are just one
of 12,000 species of bees in
the world. They live in a
hive called a colony. The
colony contains 20,000-
80,000 bees including one
queen, worker bees (females) an
drones (males). The only female
that can reproduce is the queen.
the largest bee in the colony.
Bees are very important insect
especially to farmers. The fruits
vegetables farmers grow depend
pollen grains being spread among
ers, a process called pollination.
Bees and other insects are po
for thousands of plant species. V
honeybee flies to different flower
ering nectar the sweet liquid
flowers produce to attract pollin
it also collects sticky pollen. It c
the pollen, which may be bright
or yellow, in special pouches on
called pollen baskets. Some of t
pollen it collects sticks onto othi
ers and pollinates them.
The job of the foraging hone3
to collect the nectar and pollen f
hive. Bees make nectar into hon
which gives bees energy and nu
Pollen feeds the hive and gives
protein.
How does a honeybee tell oth
where to find nectar and pollen?
foraging, if a bee finds a good s
food, she will return to the hive,


some of her hivemates, and do a honey-
bee dance.


If she does a round dance small
oney- constant circles changing directions -
it means there is a good food source
time for close to the hive. If she does a figure
ir when eight-type dance with a wiggle of her
and body, it alerts other bees that there is
food, but it is farther away. This
/ dance also can communicate
\, the direction of the food
source so other worker bees
can find it. Bees also dance
BAA RD when they are looking for a
yp new home.
Flowering plants are the best
id place to look for bees this time of
bee year. Join the Get Outdoors Florida!
She is movement and watch bees do their day-
to-day job for the hive. When you see a
cts, bee, sit quietly and watch her buzz
and around from flower to flower. Look at
I on tiny her legs and see where the pollen has
ig flow- been gathered in her pouches.
But don't get too close! Bees sting
llinators when they feel threatened, and some
Vhen a people are highly allergic to their
ers gath- venom.
that Without bees and other pollinators,
ators our choice of plant foods would be very
carries boring and might contain only wheat
orange and rice and other grains. There would
* its legs be no blueberries or cucumbers or even
he nuts. Honeybees are the master of all
er flow- pollinating insects.
To learn more about honeybees, their
ybee is social behaviors, anatomy, and why
for the they are so important to agriculture, go
ley, online and visit ifas.ufl.edu and type the
trition. word "bees" in the search box.
bees Kids, Jessica Basham knows all about
animals! She works for the state Fish &
her bees Wildlife Conservation Commission.
? While Look for her Backyard Safari every
ource of month. You can ask her questions at
, feed Jessica.Basham@MyFWC.com.


Imagination isn't merely a surplus mental department meant for entertainment but me
most essential piece of machinery we have if we are going to live the lives of human
beings.
-Ted Hughes

The compass plant is called that because its lower leaves tend to line up in a north-
south direction.

PUBLIC MEETING OF THE
CITY OF WAUCHULA CANVASSING BOARD
AND CANVASSING OF THE ABSENTEE AND
PROVISIONAL BALLOTS FOR THE MAY 31, 2011
SPECIAL RUN-OFF ELECTION
Sealed absentee ballots received for the Special Run-Off Election will be available for
inspection from 3:00 PM. until 6:00 PM. oh Tuesday May 31,2011 at the Supervisor of
Elections, 311 N. 6th Ave., Wauchula, Florida. The canvassing board will meet at 6:00 P.M.
on May 31st, those ballots will be opened and processed through the tabulator.
Tabulation results will not be released until after 7:00 RM. May 31, 2011.
The canvassing board will remain in session on May 31, 2010 to canvass any provisional
ballots that are voted on Election Day and until the results of the election are obtained.
The canvassing board will meet at 5:00 PM. Thursday June 2, 2011 to approve the unof-
ficial results.
The board might need to convene after June 2, 2011. If so, the time and date will be post-
ed at the City of Wauchula announced at the conclusion of the June 2, 2011, meeting.
All meetings will be held in the Supervisor's of Elections office at 311 N. 6th Ave.
Wauchula, FL.
In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, these meetings will be open to the pub-
lic.
NOTE: Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, states that if a person decides to appeal any
decision by a board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at a
meeting or hearing, 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 rerecord of the proceedings is
made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be
based.

REUNIONES PROVISIONALES PUBLICAS DE LA TABLA
LA CIUDAD DE WAUCHULA SOLICITACION DE VOTOS Y
SOLICITACION DE VOTOS DEL AUSENTE Y VOTACIONES
PROVISIONAL PARA EL 31 DE MAYO, 2011
ELECTION ESPECIAL
Las votaciones selladas del ausente recibidas para la Elecci6n Especial estaran
disponibles para la inspecci6n de 3:00 DE LA TARDE hasta las 6:00 DE LA TARDE el
martes mayo 31, 2011 en el Supervisor a las de Elecciones, 311 N. Avda sexta.,
Wauchula, Florida. La tabla de solicitaci6n de votos reunird en 6:00 DE LA TARDE en
mayo 31, esas votaciones se abriran y serAn procesadas por la tabuladora. Los resulta-
dos de la tabulaci6n no se liberarAn hasta que despu6s de las 7:00 DE LA TARDE. El 31
de mayo de 2011. La tabla de solicitaci6n de votos permanecerA en la sesi6n en el 31 de
mayo de 2010 alguna votaci6n provisional que se votan en el Dia de la Elecci6n y hasta
que los resultados de la elecci6n se obtengan. La tabla de solicitaci6n de votos, reunira a
las 5:00 DE LA TARDE. El jueves el 2 de junio de 2011 para aprobar los resultados no ofi-
ciales.
La tabla quizas necesite convocar despu6s de el 2 de junio de 2011. Si 6se es el caso, el
tiempo y la fecha se anunciaran en la Ciudad de Wauchula la conclusion del el 2 de junior
de 2011, Junta. Todas las reuniones se tendrin en la oficina de Supervisor de Elecciones
en .311 N. Avda sexta. Wauchula, Florida. De acuerdo con la Ley de Sol de la Florida,
estas reuniones estaran abiertas al puiblico.
La NOTA: la Secci6n 286.0105, los Estatutos de la Florida, dice que si una persona
decide apelar cualquier decision por una tabla, por la agencia, o por la comisi6n con
respect a cualquier cuesti6n considerada en una reunion u oir, 61 o ella necesitarin un
registro del proceder, y eso, para tal prop6sito, 61el o ella pueden necesitar asegurar que
un regrabe al pie de la letra del proceder es hecho, que registra incluye el testimonio y la
evidencia sobreCual la apelaci6n se debera ser basada.
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NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION RUN-OFF

The City of Wauchula, does hereby give notice that a SPECIAL ELECTION RUN-OFF will
be held in WAUCHULA, County of HARDEE, State of Florida, on the THIRTY-FIRST day of
MAY 2011, A.D., to fill Vacant Seat, Three (3) of the City Commission. Polls will be open
from 7:00am to 7:00pm.
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 PARA
DESEMPATAR CANDIDATES
La Ciudad de Wauchula, por este medio avisan de'que una elecci6n especial que se hara
en Wauchula, condado de Hardee. Estado de Florida, el dia treinta y uno de mayo de
2011, AD, para Ilenar puestos vaca itesde un, (3) Cuatro de la Comisi6n Municipal.
Las urnas estaran abiertas de 7:00am a 7:00pm.
S61o los residents de la Ciudad de Wauchula registrado para votar los recintos sigu-
ientes podran 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)
Distrito Electoral (10) Ayuntamiento Wauchula 225 E. Main St. (Wauchula)
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Wildlife View
By Rodney Barreto
Fish & Wildlife Commission Chairman


HUNTING FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT
Thanks to the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commis-
sion and its many partners and cooperators, the future of hunting in
Florida looks bright.
The FWC continues to support and promote the hunting tradi-
tion by helping open up new public lands for hunting, expanding
hunting opportunities on public and private lands, and introducing
new folks to the hunting heritage.
The Sunshine State is blessed with one of the nation's largest
wildlife management area (WMA) systems, encompassing more
than 5.8 million acres of public hunting land. The FWC manages
1. I1 million of these acres, and the FWC's partners for public hunt-
ing contribute the remaining acreage.
Because of these agency partnerships and the shared interest in
continuing to grow Florida's wildlife management area system, 32


new public hunting areas have been added since 2005, totaling
more than 141,000 acres.
The FWC listened when hunting stakeholders asked that the
state's deer population be managed at a more local level. To in-
crease hunter satisfaction, it adjusted season dates, moved a zone
boundary line and added a new zone. The new zones and dates,
which take effect with the 2010-11 season, correspond better with
times of peak deer activity throughout the state.
In 2006, the FWC created a crossbow season on private lands
to give crossbow hunters more opportunities. This new season not
only allowed crossbow hunters in the woods earlier, it gave verti-
cal-bow hunters more hunting days by allowing the use of bows
during the crossbow season and the use of both crossbows and
bows during the muzzleloading gun season on private property.
These changes give hunters more opportunities and help
recruit and retain more folks in the sport, because some youth and
older hunters have more difficulty using a compound bow than
they do a crossbow.
This concept was popular enough that the FWC recently
passed rules to expand the crossbow season on private land.
Starting with the 2011-12 hunting season, crossbow hunters will be
able to get in the woods a month earlier on private lands and join
the archery hunters in pursuing deer of either sex.
In 2005, the FWC launched its Youth Hunting Program of
Florida to provide quality hunting experiences for 12- to 17-year-
olds and increase the number of youths involved in hunting. The
statewide program averages nearly 60 hunts and introduces about
600 youths and parents to the sport each year, giving many of them
their first taste of hunting in a positive, safe, educational and men-
tored setting.
Today's youth spend half as much time outdoors as kids a
decade ago did, so in 2009, the FWC launched the Florida Youth


Conservation Centers Network to help reverse this trend. Current-
ly, there are five facilities in the network designed to strengthen the
connections between youth and wildlife conservation through
activities like hunting, archery, fishing, kayaking and wildlife
viewing.
New this spring on private land was the first-ever youth spring
turkey hunt weekend another opportunity the FWC established
to help attract young hunters, and encourage adults to take kids
hunting. The two-day hunt will now occur the weekend prior to the
opening of spring turkey season in each hunting zone.
And beginning next spring, 78 WMAs will include the youth
turkey season with their hunting opportunities.
I am extremely proud of this agency and what it has done for
the hunting community. The FWC continues to form new partner-
ships and foster existing ones with the intent of opening up more
public hunting lands, further expanding hunting opportunities and
introducing new folks to our hunting heritage.


Stop by and see why so
many neighbors from .
Hardee County buy-from me.

JENKINS FORD
3200 U.S. Hwy. 17N
Ft. Meade Florida 33841.
www.jenkinsautogroup.com G
9:3otfc 800-226-3325 Sai


Last week I spent the whole day at the Cinco de Mayo event
in Frostproof. Wauchula people there as vendors were Alice Bel-
mares, Sonya Lazo and Cassandra Rodriguez. La Fe Supermarket
in Zolfo Springs was the main sponsor from Hardee County. La
Placita in Wauchula donated a pinata.
Pauline Ochoa and grandkids Jenna, Julissa and Noey Flores
enjoyed a day at the open house for Chatham Pointe Senior Apart-
ment Homes and had their picture taken with a Lucille Ball imper-
sonator.
I know you all remember the TV show "I Love Lucy." The
legendary Lucille Ball died on April 26, 1989, from heart failure at
the age of 77. This impersonator, who lives in Orlando, actually
looked and acted like a young Lucille Ball. Chatham Pointe con-
tacted her through an agency.
Congratulations to South Florida Community College gradu-
ates Emmanuel Camarillo and Danielle Yolanda Ochoa. Both are
Hardee Senior High School graduates as well.
Emmanual received certification in auto body and refinish.
Plans are to further attend college for a degree in criminal justice.
He is currently employed at the Florida Institute for Neurologic
Rehabilitation. Proud parents are Arnoldo and Azucena Camarillo.
Danielle Yolanda received her associate of arts degree. She has
been accepted at the University of Central Florida in Orlando,
where she will be studying for her degree in business administra-
tion. Proud parents are Adan and Teresa Ochoa.
Danielle is also my niece and was named after me, which
makes me proud, too. Danielle is employed at our Wauchula Wal-
Mart.
Hey! What's your news? Call me at 863-448-6449.


Light One Candle
By Gerald M. Costello
The Christophers


IN GOD IS OUR TRUST
I didn't know until recently that in the wake of the 9/11 attacks
on our country, some important historical documents were re-
moved from public display and transferred elsewhere for safekeep-
ing.
It's a good thing they were, of course; confusion was the order
of the day and no one could say for sure that no further assaults
were planned.
It's easy to guess the identity of some of these priceless docu-
ments. The Constitution was probably first among them, and not
far behind would be the Declaration of Independence and the Bill
of Rights. (Right, obviously, on all three counts.)
But what about the'others?
One of them, I confess, was one I hadn't thought of at first, but
once it comes to mind it makes absolutely perfect sense: the origi-
nal text of Francis Scott Key's poem, "The Star-Spangled Banner"
all four verses preserved in Key's own handwriting, the marks
still visible from the folds he made to insert it into his breast pock-
et.
Two stories in The Baltimore Sun, by Jessica Anderson and
Edward Gunts, provided a wealth of information about Key and his
immortal poem. That's appropriate, as right now the manuscript is
on display at Fort McHenry's new Visitor & Education Center, a
$15-million facility that opened in March. (The document is on
loan from the Maryland Historical Society, which will once again
make it available to visitors to its own building in downtown
Baltimore later this year.)
Fort McHenry was an important link in the chain along the
East Coast that provided protection for the fledgling United States
of America. Named for James McHenry of Baltimore, who had
served as secretary of war under presidents George Washington and
John Adams, it gained immortality because Key, a Maryland attor-
ney, wrote his unforgettable lines after viewiing the Battle of
Baltimore (1814) from a nearby site.
The fort had come under heavy bombardment from British
forces only three weeks after they had captured and burned
. Washington. The shelling was intense during the night, lighting up
the dark sky with one brilliant flash after another, so much so that
observers wondered which side had prevailed.
In the morning, through the mist, Key was astonished and
overjoyed to see the flag still flying high over the fort, its stars and
stripes still "gallantly streaming." And he wrote down his heartfelt
tribute to that flag and to the nation. Even though it wasn't offi-
cially designated our national anthem until 1931, it was honored
for years, especially after being set to music.
The spirit that Key's poem inspired would have delighted The
Christophers' founder Father James Keller, who saw in America's
reliance on Divine Providence the difference that separated it from
a godless world.
I can't say for sure how often Father Keller read "The Star-
Spangled Banner" all the way through, or even if he did. But how
he would thrill to these lines from the fourth stanza: "...may the
heaven-rescued land Praise the Power that hath made and pre-
served us a nation. Then conquer we must when our cause it is just.
And this be our motto: In God is our trust."
Francis Scott Key's poem is, simply, a classic. We would all do
well to read it in full again, to ponder it, to treasure it. The renewed
attention it is attracting this summer gives us a chance to do just
that.
For a free copy of the Christopher News Note, BRING OUT THE
BEST IN OTHERS, write: The Christophers, 5 Hanover Square,
New York, NY 10004; or e-mail: mail@christophers.org

There are 28 places in the United States named
Plymouth, as in Plymouth Rock, the landing site of the
first Pilgrims.


I make sure the water is clean,
for all of us.

I am Mosaic.


~. 'II;.


As we mine the phosphate needed to help grow the
world's food, it's no coincidence that we preserve
the water quality of nearby creeks and rivers. As an
environmental specialist, I'm part of a team that monitors
these bodies of water to ensure that the water quality
is sustained or even enhanced. Mosaic takes great
" care to meet Florida's clean water standards. Because
stewardship is an integral part of what we do.


And I see to it that the job is done right.




Mosaic



www.mosaicfla.com


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Men's Church League Winding Down


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
The 2011 Men's Church
League is shortly coming to
tournament time.
The season is slated to end
June 2, when a single-elimina-
tion tournament will begin.
San Alfonso's Catholic may
be the team to beat, currently
sporting an 11-2 (.846) record.
Holy Child Catholic is at 9-4
(.692) and Florida's First
Asserhbly of God Team I is
next at 8-4 (.667). Bowling
Green Baptist is not far off the
pace at 9-5 (.643). Behind the
first four are First Christian,
New Vision Worship Center, St.
Michael Catholic, Florida's
First Assembly of God Team 2
and Northside Baptist.
Action on Field 3 on Tuesday
began with First Assembly 1
downing Holy Child 27-15.
Ralton Albritton homered and
Weston Johnson, Jeffery
Albritton and Lewis Martin
each tripled and Troy Brant
tripled twice. Abel Hernandez
was the only four-score batter.
Ruben Rivas and John
McBride each tripled twice for
Holy Child and Ram Briones
tripled once. Rivas was the only
triple-tally batter.
In the Tuesday nightcap on
Field 3, San Alfonso won 25-5
over Northside.
Cody Rawls homered and
Brent Gilliard tripled and dou-
bled twice for San Alfonso.
Gilliard had four hits and cir-
cled the bases all four times he
got aboard.
Bobby Calves, Campbell Au-
bry, Reson Holt, Walt Beattie
and James each touched home
for Northside. Aubry was the
only twin-hit batter.
Meanwhile, on Field 4, St.
Michael won the early game


23-8 over First Christian.
Valentin Rosales homered
twice and Miguel Santoyo,
Jaime Rojas and Junior Cortez
hit solo homers. Rosales
stroked four hits and came
home four times. Jose Lucho
and Rojas added three runs
apiece.
Alan Tubbs homered for First
Christian. Josh Gonzales had
three hits, and Bill Davis and
Mikey Driskell scored twice
each.
Bowling Green Baptist won
the late game 24-13 over First
Assembly Team 2.
Austin Helms homered and
tripled twice among his four
hits for Bowling Green. Paul
Roberts also had four hits and
five tallies with a trio of dou-
bles and a triple. Justin B.
homered and Justin Rickett
tripled.
Will Tyson smacked a homer
and triple among three hits for
First Assembly 2. Nathan Fuller
also had a trio of hits and tal-
lies. Rich Taylor tripled and
Shayne K. and Jesse both dou-
bled.
Thursday's Field 4 opener
was won 27-20 by New Vision
over Northside.
Billy Wayne homered three
times, collecting 10 RBIs for
New Vision. Ryan B. also
homered. Ryan Roehm had five
hits. He, Paul and Ryan B. each
circled the bases for times. Billy
Wayne and David Wayne each
had four hits and three scores.
Trey added a triple and pair of
doubles.
Cole Choate paced Northside
with a triple, double and single.
Dalton Hewett homered and
Calves tripled. Calves, Aubry,
Holt and Hewett were each
triple-tally batters.
On the Field 4 closer last


Thursday, San Alfonso won 19-
7 over First Assembly Team 1.
Eric Virgile homered twice
and singled for San Alfonso,
gaining five RBIs. Ryan H. and
Justin Painter each homered.
Justin Painter and W. T.
Redding each put three runs on
the board.
Hernandez homered for First
Assembly. Johnson and Randy
Crews were each two-hit bat-
ters. Johonson, Hernandez,
Lavon Cobb, Brant, Ralton
Albritton, Crews and Clay
Cobb each circled the bases
once.
On Field 3, St. Michael won
Thursday's early game 21-11
over Bowling Green.
Sammy Arreola homered and
tri pled and Rosales tripled for
St. Michael. Lucho and Roy
Santoyo each had four h its,
Arreola, Lucho and both
Miguel Santoyo and Roy
Santoyo each put three runs on
the board.
Helms homered twice and
Doug Sutton also homered for
Bowling Green. Bryan Cook
tripled and scored three runs.
Roberts, Helms and David each
scored twice.
In the week's finale on Field
3, Holy Child outlasted First
Christian 27-22.
James Box and Josh
Schneider both homered for
Holy Child. Elias Ramirez put
four runs in the book and Julian
Garcia Jr. McBride, Ram
Briones Jr., Pete DeLuna and
Schneider each had three runs.
Bromley hit for the cycle plus
for First Christian, with a
homer, triple, double and pair of
singles. Driskell homered three
times of his five h its. He and
Bromley each scored five times
and Tubbs added three more
runs.


There is always a voice saying the right thing to you somewhere, if you'll only listen for The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances. If
it. there is any reaction, both are transformed.


-Thomas Hughes


-carl Jung


The Hardee County Board of County Commissioners invites you to join one

of our "Water Conservation Workshops" and do your part to help conserve

our precious water resources both indoors and out!



A few water-saving tips are:

Seek the Leak leaks are the biggest water waster

Flush Less the toilet is not an ashtray or wastebasket

Turn Off the Water While Brushing Teeth & Shaving

Use a broom instead of a hose to clean debris & leaves from your driveway

Replace older toilets with new low-flow models



Workshop Dates and Times:


) * May 26th at 6 pm, Commission Chambers


May 31st at 3 pm, Hardee Help Center





The first 200 residents to sign a water conservation pledge and/or participate in a

workshop will receive a FREE water conservation kit (limit one per household).


REGISTRATION REQUIRED

by calling Hardee County

Community Development at

(863) 773-6349.


Sponsored by a grant from the
Peace River Basin Board of the


Southwest Florida
Water Management District


WATERMATTERS.ORG 1-800-423-1476


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Schedule of Weekly Services


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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.

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

CHRISTIAN BIBLE
FELLOWSHIP
Hwy. 17 South
Morning Worship ...............10:30 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 ................1:00 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 ................1:00 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. Hwy. 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
CHURCII
Baptist Church Road 773-9013
Bible Connection ................ 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................ 1:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening ...................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Supper ..............6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ........7:00 p.m.

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

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

IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH
210 E. Broward St. 375-4681
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 ................ 11:00 a.m.
Evening Service ....................7:00 p.m.
Wed Bible Study/Prayer ......7:00 p.m.
Commnunion-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 1:00a.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.................. 1:00 a.m.
Bread of Life Sunday........ 12:15 p.m.
THE. 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 ................11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ..............7:00 p.m.

NEW ELIM
INDEPENDENT BAPTIST
Badger Loop Lane 773-4475
Sunday School ......................9:45 a.m.
Worship Service ..................11:00 a.m.
Sunday Night Worship ..........6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer Time........7:00 p.m.

NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
202 Sidney Roberts Road
Sunday School ..................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship. ............... 1:00 a.m.
Disciples Training.................. 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ..................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ..............6:00 p.m.

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

UNION BAPTIST CHURCH
S5076 Lily Church Rd. 494-5622
Sunday Scjh .........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 Hlanchey Rd.
863-781-1624
hardee.celebration.org
Sunday Morning Service .... 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service........6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Youth Service ....5:30 p.m.
Childcare provided at all services

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

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 ............................9:30 a.m .
Worship Service .................10:30 a.m.
W wednesday ............................7:30 p.m.'

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'is 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.
Viernes Servicio .................. 7:30 p.m.
Domingo Servicio..............10:30 a.m.

ENDTIME CROSSROAD
MINISTRY
501 N. 9th & Georgia St. 773-3470
Sunday School .................. 10:00 a.m.
Morning Service .................. 11:30 a.m.
Evening Service.................. 7:30 p.m.
Wed. Bible St. & Yth. Gath ..7:30 p.m.
Friday (Holy Ghost Night)....7:30 p.m.
FAITH PRESBYTERIAN
CHURCH
114 N. 7th Ave. 773-2105
Sunday School .................... 0:00 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 Ministry .............. 6:00 p.m.
Legacy of Faith/Mid-Week
Worship ................................ 6:00 p.m.
Adult Choir Rehearsal.......... 7:00 p.m.

FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
1121 W. Louisiana St. 773-9243
SUNDAY:
Generations Cafe Opens........9:30 a.m.
Kids World Check-In for
Nursery-5th Grade Begins.. 10:15 a.m.
Pre-K Blast ........................ 10:45 a.m.
Kids World B.L.A.S.T.
(K-5th) .......................... 10:45 a.m .
Worship Service ................ 10:45 a.m.
WEDNESDAY:
Check-In begins for
Nursery-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 .................. 11:00a.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 ,m.
Wednesday Worship ..............7:30 p.m.

THE GOSPEL TABERNACLE
Pentecostal
810 W. Tennessee St. 773-3753
Morning Service ..................10:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ..................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:00 p.m.
HEARTLAND
COMMUNITY CHURCH
1262 W. Main St. 767-6500
Coffee & Donuts.................9:00 a.m.


Sunday School .................... 9:30 a.m.
W orship................................ 10:30 a.m .
Wed. Night Dinner .............. 6:00 p.m.
Wed. Bodybuilders Adult Cl.
Crossroads &
Lighthouse Min................ 7:00 p.m.

IIIGIIER GROUND
INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY
1258 W. MAIN STREET
WAUCIIULA, FL
Sunday Morning Worshipl.... 1:00 a.m.
Wed. Night Bible Study ........6:30 p.m.


WAUCHULA

IGLESIA HISPANA
FUENTE DE VIDA
501 N. 91 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 .................. 1:00 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.
Children Ministries for all services

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

NORTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH
912 N. 8th Ave. 773-6947
Sunday School .................... 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship .............. 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................ 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Supper..............6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ..............7:00 p.m.

OAK GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
4350 W. Main St. 735-0321
Sunday School .................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ..............11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................ 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ........6:30 p.m.

PEACE VALLEY LUTHERAN
CHURCH
1643 Stenstrom Road 773-2858
1" & 3" Sun.
Communion .................1... 0:00 a.m.
2"' & 4' Sun.
Divine Worship.............. 10:00 a.m.
Bible Study ........................1... 1:15 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 .................. 1:00 a.m.
Wed. Evening Prayer ............7:00 p.m.

REAL LIFE CHURCH
3365 North US Hwy 17
M 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 ..............10:00a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ..............6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ................7:00 p.m.

SOUL HARVEST MINISTRY
1337 Hwy. 17 South, Wauchula
Sunday School ....................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship .......... 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)...................... 1:00 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 ..............1.. 1:00 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 Worship. .................2:00 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 ..................10:00 a.m.
Church............................... 10:00 a.m .
Youth Service ...................... 6:00 p.m.
Evening Service ....... ........ 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:30 p.m.

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

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


ZOLFO SPRINGS

COMMUNITY WESLEYAN CHURCH
Gardner
Sunday School .................. 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ..........1... 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................ 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:00 p.m.

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

CREWSVILLE BETHEL
BAPTIST CHURCH
8251 Crewsville Road
Church 735-0871 Pastor 773-6657
Sunday School ....................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 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 ................ 1:00 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 ................1 1:00 a.m.
Wednesday Prayer ................7:00 p.m.

LIFE CHANGING WORSHIPCENIER
3426_Qak 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 .................. 10:00 a.m.
W orship ............. ............. 11:00 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 ............1....10:00 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.

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

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

AL 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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off, and the tigers enjoyed him for
lunch. To this day the Africans
say, "You can't ride two tigers at
once.
But some Americans try to..
They try to serve the world and
the Word, materialism and the
Master, sin and the Savior.
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Sun Data
Rise: 6:33 AM
Set 8:14 PM
Day Length
13 hrs 41 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 2:29 AM
Set: 2 59 PM
Overhead: 8 43 AM
Undrfoot. 9 03 PM
Moon Phase
32%
Waning Crescent
Major Times
8:43 AM -10:43 AM
9:03 PM 11:03 PM
Minor Times
2:29 AM 3:29 AM
2:59 PM 3:59 PM
Prediction
Average+
Time Zone
UTC: -4
5/27/2011
Sun Data
Rise: 6:33 AM
Set: 8:15 PM
Day Length
13 hrs. 42 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 3:00 AM
Set: 3:51 PM
Overhead: 9:24 AM
Underfoot: 9:45 PM
Moon Phase
24%
Waning Crescent
Major Times
9:24 AM- 11:24 AM
9:45 PM 11:45 PM
Minor Times
3:00 AM 4:00 AM
3:51 PM 4:51 PM
Prediction
Average ,
Time Zone
UTC: -4


5/28/2011
Sun Data
Rise 6.32 AM
Set: 8 16 PMI
Day Length
13 hrs 44 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 3 32 AM
Set; 4.43 PM
Overhead:10:06 AM
Underfoot. 10:27 PM
Moon Phase
16%
Waning Crescent
Major Times
10:06 AM-12:06 PM
10:27 PM-12:27 AM
Minor Times
3:32 AM 4:32 AM
4:43 PM 5'43 PM
Prediction
Average
Time Zone
UTC: -4
5/29/2011
Sun Data
Rise: 6:32 AM
Set: 8:16 PM
Day Length
13 hrs. 44 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 4:06 AM
Set: 5:37 PM
Overhead: 10:50 AM
Underfoot: 11:13 PM
Moon Phase
10%
Waning Crescent
Major Times
10:50 AM-12:50 PM
11:13 PM 1:13 AM
Minor Times
4:06 AM 5:06 AM
5:37 PM 6:37 PM
Prediction
Good
Time Zone
UTC: -4


5/30/2011
Sun Data
Rise 6:32 AM
Set: 8-17 PM
Day Length
13 hrs. 45 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 4:43 AM
Set. 6:31 PM
Overhead: 11:36 AM
Underfoot: --.--
Moon Phase
5%
Waning Crescent
Major Times
11:36 AM 1:36 PM
Minor Times
4:43 AM 5:43 AM
6:31 PM 7:31 PM
Prediction
Better
Time Zone
UTC: -4
5/31/2011
Sun Data
Rise: 6:32 AM
Set: 8:17 PM
Day Length
13 hrs. 45 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 5:25 AM
Set: 7:27 PM
Overhead: 12:25 PM
Underfoot:12:00 AM
Moon Phase
1%
Waning Crescent
Major Times
12:00 AM -2:00 AM
12:25 PM 2:25 PM
Minor Times
5:25 AM 6:25 AM
7:27 PM 8:27 PM
Prediction
Better


6/1/2011
Sun Data
Rise: 6:31 AM
Set. 8.18 PM
Day Length
13 hrs. 47 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 6:11 AM
Set. 8:22 PM
Overhead: 1:17 PM
Underfoot: 12:51 AM
Moon Phase
0%
NEW MOON
Major Times
12:51 AM -2:51 AM
1:17 PM 3:17 PM
Minor Times
6:11 AM -7:11 AM
8:22 PM 9:22 PM
Prediction
Best
Time Zone
UTC: -4
6/2/2011
Sun Data
Rise: 6:31 AM
Set: 8:18 PM
Day Length
13 hrs. 47 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 7:02 AM
Set: 9:16 PM
Overhead: 2:10 PM
Underfoot: 1:43 AM
Moon Phase
1%
Waxing Crescent
Major Times
1:43 AM 3:43 AM
2:10 PM 4:10 PM
Minor Times
7:02 AM 8:02 AM
9:16 PM 10:16 PM
Prediction
Best i ++++
Time Zone
UTC: -4


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COURTESY PHOTOS
Winners of the 2011 Men's Basketball League were (top photo) the Citrus Solution, whose players wear medals and
display their T-shirts. In front is Chris Rich; back (from left) are D'Vonte Hooks, Matt Moye, Vance Dickey, Carl Brown
Sr. and Carl Brown Jr. In lower photo is runner-up team, The Desert, with (no particular order) Pierre Lazarre, Erick
Virgile, Olnel Virgile, Jonelle Virgile, Joe St. Fort, Kim Thompson, Shimarr Jackson, Tony Huntley, Craig Romeo and
Reggie Heard.


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BGE Awards Ceremony Honors 'Proud Panthers'


COURTESY PHOTOS
Kindergarteners who received the Proud Panther Award for outstanding classroom
behavior are (front row, from left) Ashley Maga-Navarrete, Ezequiel Lopez, Karime
Rodriquez and Crystal Kapan; (back row) Noel Velasquez, Angielita Casso, Bernabe
Gallardo and Cyclacliz Avila-Perez.


Second graders recognized for their accomplishments were (front row, from left)
Yuritzi Marcelo, Kiona Hernandez, Omar Rosales, Emily Ownby and Dymalin Moreno;
(back row) Vincente Jaimes, Myron Refoure, Isaac Kuen, Adrian Sanchez, Jose
Hernandez and Julio Mateo-Armenta.


First graders at Bowling Green Elementary School who earned the Proud Panther
Award were (front row, from left) Aliya Silva, Xiomara Martinez Bamaca, Leonardo Lujan
and Jaylen Daniels-Johnson; (back row) Joshua Knarr, Rose Tavarez, Natalia Garcia,
Maia Hernandez-Tellez and Julian Molina-Lozana. Not pictured were Briana Hernandez,
and Isaias Munoz.
In the game of life it's a good idea to have a few early losses, which relieves you of the
pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season.
-Bill Vaughan
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was asked how he learned to skate. "By getting up every time I fell down," he
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from left) Caitlin Jones and Adelfo Hernandez; (back row) Manuel Huerta, Heydi
Ambriz, Elizabeth Alamia, Maria Chirinos-Ramirez, Angela Velasco and Yennifer Nunez.
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Third-grade Proud Panther Award winners for their citizenship were (front row, from
left) Miriamm Covarrubias-Valencia, Eduardo Hurtado, Oscar Martinez and Linda
Cabrera; (back row) Ta'Cariya Pyatt, Maisy Rodriguez, Michelle Avila, Fernando
Ramirez, Melissa Palcios and Hunter Trevino.


Satan The Great Deceiver

Today, many are captivated by the prospect of talking with
the dead. It is thought that if dead loved ones have
reached heaven, then certainly their advice would be of
great value. But our Maker never made it possible to speak
with the dead prior to being resurrected and condemned
any attempt to communicate with those who are passed
away (Leviticus 19:31, Deuteronomy 18:10-12, Isaiah
8:19). There can be only one other source from which the
apparitions and messages occur, and that is from the mas-
terful deceiver of the ages, Satan himself with the aid of
other fallen angels. Because the Devil and his demons are
so skillful at masquerading and are familiar with the past
experiences of everyone, it makes this an almost over-
mastering deception. Even though some occurrences are
pretended, they still have the same objective as the real
and that is to cause people to accept some lie that will lead
to their eternal loss. Just because truth is mixed with error
is "no"' evidence in favor of the error. With that in mind, it is
easy to see that only those who have fortified their minds
with the Holy Scriptures will overcome in these times (2nd
Timothy 3:16, Isaiah 8:20, Revelation 21:7).

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Fifth graders who were recognized as good citizens were (front row, from left) Precila
Martinez and Miriam Gonzalez; (back row) Abigail Maya, Marcus Knight, Elia Lagui,
Tiffany Marshall, Sayra Campos and Jose Espinoza.






May 26, 2010, The Herald-Advocate 5C


Greetings from Fort Green!
That brief cool weather was
sure nice but it feels like August
out there now, but with ,that
March wind!
tort Green honored their
graduates last Sunday morning
during the morning service and
then we had a good dinner.
Tara McGaughey prepared a
slide show featuring each grad-
uate, from their babyhood to
graduating. It was a very good
day.
Our sincere sympathy is ex-
tended to the Giles family.
Quite a few people don't real-
ize, but this family did the con-
crete work on so many homes.
Quite a few of Fort Green's
finest .have gotten older this
month: Joe Fields, Ciara Smith,
Dalton Richey, Shuree Rawls,
Jane Kennedy, Paul Clark, and
Sherman will join them on the
31st.
Jerry, Machele and Emily
Albritton flew to New York
recently, and Jerry was sur-
prised to see the pilot was De-
wey Daniels from Okeechobee.
After the flight Dewey invited
them to see the cockpit, and
then it was on into the big city
to see daughter Lauren graduate
from Columbia.
Lauren is staying in the Big
Apple! She is young and loves
the excitement and enjoyment
of working in this big city!
They all had a wonderful week-
end.
The third annual Fort Green
Community Youth Fishing
Tournament was a success.
Really a success for Sherman,
as Mike Davis fished with him
and had fished Lake Reedy in
the past. On Sherman's first cast
he landed a six-pound bass.
They both had good luck.
They sure were good, as we
enjoyed them at a fish fry
Saturday night at Avie Hog-
enauer's home, in honor of Avis
Sasser's 90th birthday! Mark
Silverman's daughter, Kay
Burch, came down from Ma-
con, Ga., to help celebrate.
Other family members were
unable to attend. We all had a
good time, and it is always good
to see family.
I had to check the Fort Green
cookbook to make sureI J re-
membered how to cook swamp
cabbage, and found the recipe
in memory of Lucy Coker that


Joyce Coker had put in. That is
another good thing about cook-
books: they bring to mind the
ones you might not think about
that day. I decided to use the
cream-cheese pound cake rec-
ipe of Julia Faye Davis instead
of my usual one, so it was a
good time of reminiscing while
cooking!
We still need to remember
Maxine and Arthur as they both
are still in rehab, and Buck
Toole is recovering. Faye Davis
is sick with this congestion, but
with our changing weather what
can you expect? Kaylee Hog-
enauer missed two days of
school last week and is still
coughing very bad. -Betty Ab-
bott is still feeling poorly and is
home. Doris Thornton is better
after her recent surgery but still
hasn't made it back to church.
Please pray for all these.
We hear and see on the televi-
sion all the sad dog stories in
the metropolitan areas. It hap-
pens in our little country towns.
For many a year I was the near-
est house to the creek on
Hendry Road, and people
would throw out their dogs and
cats. I got some mighty good
dogs that had been thrown
away! "
Not too long ago I was walk-
ing and there was a nice-look-
ing part bulldog in the ditch.
She made no attempt to get up
and follow me or even bark at
my dog. You could tell she used
to wear a collar as the hair was
indented.
Michelle and James Yeomans
passed me and asked if I had
seen the dog. I told them I was
going to check it as soon as I
put up my dog. James turned
around because he thought the
dog might be aggressive. That
old dog liked men, and just got
up and was ready to get into
their car.
You guessed it! They took her
home and she became a terrific
pet, playing ball and running
with their son, Blake. Michelle
took her to the vet for the usual
shots and she had begun to
limp. The vet discovered cancer
in the leg, already advanced to
the backbone. That dog had a
good last few months of life!
Remember to pray for one
another, our nation and our mil-
itary.


Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the
voice of the body.
-Jean-Jacques Rousseau


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By Rilla Cooper
773-6710


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
Florida school teachers and
bus drivers will get their full
state appropriation of $10.5
million this year. There is
5807,000 immediately avail-
able and the rest will be avail-
able by June 30 from the tag
sales and $1 million levy. It is
the first time in history that
Florida's schools have received
the full legislative appropria-
tion, and is double the amount
schools received last year.

Grady Burton brought out his
campaign for governor, speak-
ing over state-wide radio
hookup from Jacksonville. He
presented a plan for the Florida
pardon and parole problems,
which was well received. He
recommends denial of clemen-
cy to hardened and habitual
offenders and a non-political
parole system for youthful and
first-time offenders. He vigor-
ously opposes the slot machine,
the two-job practice, easy par-
dons for career criminals, the
sales tax and the poll tax.

The Florida Advocate, a
weekly newspaper which has
grown with Hardee County, has
made arrangements to flash the
June election tabulations on a
huge screen on Tuesday night.
The screen will be erected
Tuesday in front of the Seventh
Avenue Garage, while a lantern
machine will be stationed on
the porch of The Florida
Advocate building and flashed
across the street on the silver
background.

Kimbrough's All-American
specials this week include:
three bars of Palmolive soap for
14 cents; Hellman's mayon-
naise for 49 cents a quart; three
packages of Cracker Jack pop-


corn for 10 cents; Jewel lard, 95
cents for an eight-pound carton;
and peanut butter two pounds
for 21 cents.

50 YEARS AGO
Receiving the wings of an Air
Force navigator and his com-
mission as a ;scond lieutenant,
Terry L Warren, son of Mr. &
Mrs. W.L. Warren of Wauchula,
is ready to take his place in the
nation's Aerospace Force at
James Connally AFB in Texas.
Following commencement ex-
ercises at the University of
Florida, ROTC cadets Wayne E.
Jernigan and Henry B. Dom-
inick will be commissioned as
second lieutenants and enter the
Armor division and the artillery
division respectively.

The Board of County Com-
missioners accepted the low bid
of $8,583.02 by Square Deal
Machinery Co. of Wauchula for
a new Ford asphalt distributor.
There was scrutiny on area
roads, the traffic count on the
highway between Wauchula
and Bowling Green, as well as
the intersection at Hill's Mid-
way. The status of secondary
roads was also reviewed. On the
recommendation of Fire Chief
Burton Moseley, increased the
salary of county fireman Sam-
uel Lowe to $272 per month.

Wauchula Motor Sales on
South Fifth Avenue invites
folks to see the new Ford
Futura, a compact with a roomy
interior, roomy trunk and 32.6
mph, best of any 6- or 8-cylin-
der car. Grimsley Motors on
South Sixth Avenue offers used
cars from 1960 and 1959 as
clean, popular trade-ins. Hardee
Motor Co. offers the new Chev-
rolet Corvair, with room, smo-
othness, style and pure driving
joy, which won't need anti-
freeze next winter and no radia-
tor repairs.

25 YEARS AGO
In what local attorney Jeff
McKibben termed "a happy day


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for the city and for the good of
the community," the U.S. Postal
Service closed on the purchase
of property between East Main
and Orange streets for its new
location. Wauchula Postmaster
Victor Irby said the land will be
cleared shortly, and replaced
with a 50-space parking lot and
12,000 square feet of space,
three times the current site.

Politics should not influence
the operation of our schools, the
Hardee County School Board
unanimously affirmed Tuesday.
The board wants to change the
way the schools superintendent
is chosen from general election
to appointment by the board.
Such a change would have to go
before voters, so the board has
asked the Hardee County Com-
mission to put it on the ballot as
a referendum in this fall's elec-
tions.

Opening of the Little League
season was special this year as
George Heine Jr. was honored
for his 25 years of service to the
youth. The Little League pro-
gram here was begun in 1961.
Special awards also went to
sponsors Joe L. Davis, Myles
Albritton and Charles Nich-
olson.

Gantt's TV on East Hogan
,Street has specials on TVs: an
RCA 19-inch color TV with
push-button tuner, regularly
$329, is now $279.95; a home
entertainment center with an
RCA Color-Trak TV, VCR and
a pair of two-way speakers is
.just $1,499.95. An RCA cam-
corder color video camera with
built-in VCR is $899.95 ,and
comes with a $75 rebate.

10 YEARS AGO
"We've been able to help 409
families in this community in
the last year." That's a-lot of
"backyard mission," said the
Rev. Jeff Ramsland, as he invit-
ed the community to visit the
Open House today (Thursday)
at the Hardee.Help Center, 131
N. Eighth Ave., Wauchula. Re-
cently moved into the old
Ausley Library vacated by the
county library, the Help Center
has been expanding its ministry


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of providing for the needs of
local citizens who have run into
a hard time.

Florida Hospital-Wauchula is
doing so well it returned
$189,000 to the county recently.
Hospital officials were upbeat
and enthusiastic in being able to
present one of two checks
which will come to the county.
Another $120,000 will proba-
bly be returned at the end of the
fiscal year. Recent designation
as a Critical Care Access hospi-
tal enabled it to get higher
Medicare and Medicaid pay-
ments, back to May 2000 lev-
els.

Bowling Green Community
of Concerned Citizens will hold
its sixth annual Heritage Day
Celebration on Sunday from 10
a.m. to 5 p.m.in the Dixianna
Drive Community Park. There
will be live entertainment,
horseback riding, a classic auto
show, heritage displays and
vendor booths.
Unusual underground fires,
called muck fires, are burning
in the Sweetwater area just east
of Johnston Road and south of
SR 66. The decay of pine nee-
dles and leaves form a powder
which can ignite easily, said
Department of Forestry officers
on the scene. Muck can some-
times accumulate five or six
feet deep, making it hard to put
out such fires.



ABOUT ...
School News
The Herald-Advocate en-
courages submissions from
Hardee County schools.
Photos' and write-ups
should be of recent events,
and must include first and
last names for both students
and teachers. Identify pho-
tos front to back, left to right.
Deadline for submissions
is 5 p.m. on Thursday.
Please include the name
and phone number of a con-
tact person. Qualifying
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6C The Herald-Advocate, May 26, 2010


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA

CASE NO. 2011-CA-000182
DIVISION:
UCN: 252011CA000182XXCICI

WALTER MORTGAGE COMPANY,
LLC,
Plaintiff,

vs.

DAVID RIVERA; CRYSTAL
RIVERA; STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE;,
Defendant (s).

NOTICE OF ACTION

TO THE FOLLOWING DEFEN-
DANT(S):
,DAVID RIVERA
330 E. HARDEE STREET
BOWLING GREEN, FL 33834

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action to foreclose a mortgage on
the following property In HARDEE
COUNTY, Florida:

Exhibit 1

LOTS 1,2,3,4,5,6,30,31
AND 32, BLOCK 1, BOWL-
ING GREEN CENTER SUB-
DIVISION, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF
AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 4, PAGE 31, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HARDEE COUNTY, FLORI-
DA

has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, If any, to
It on the attorney for the Plaintiff:

VESCHIO LAW GROUP, LLC
2001 W. KENNEDY BLVD.
Tampa, FL 33606

on or before June 17, 2011, or
within 30 days of the first publica-
tion of this notice of action, and
file the original with the Clerk of
this Court either before service
on Plaintiff's attorneys or immedi-
ately thereafter; otherwise a
default will be entered against
you for the relief demanded in the
Complaint.

Dated: May 10, 2011

Clerk of the Circuit Court,
HARDEE County
P.O. DRAWER 1749
WAUCHULA, FL 33873

By: Connie Coker
Deputy Clerk

IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A
DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY
ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER
TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PRO-
CEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED,
AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE
PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSIS-
TANCE. PLEASE CONTACT the
Office of the Court Administrator
at (863) 534-4686 AT LEAST
SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE YOUR
SCHEDULED COURT APPEAR-
ANCE, OR IMMEDIATELY UPON
RECEIVING THIS NOTIFICATION
IF THE TIME BEFORE THE
SCHEDULED APPEARANCE IS
LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS; IF
YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE
IMPAIRED, CALL 711.
5:19,26c


IN THE CIRCUIT CO
OF THE TENTH JUDI
CIRCUIT IN AND F'
HARDEE COUNTY, FL(
PROBATE

CASE NO.: 25 2011-CP-0

IN RE: THE ESTATE
WILBUR KENNETH V
deceased

NOTICE TO CREDIT

The administration
Estate of WILBUR K
WEIS, File Number 25
000 038, is pending in th
Court for Hardee County
Probate Division, the ad
which is Post .Office Bi
Wauchula, Florida 338
name and address of
sonal Representative
Personal Representative'
ey are set forth below.
All creditors of the d
and other persons havin
or demands against de
estate, including unmatur
tingent or unliquidated cl
whom a copy of this i
served must file their cla
this Court WITHIN THE L
THREE MONTHS AFTER
DATE OF THE FIRST P
TION OF THIS NOTICE C
TY DAYS AFTER THE D
SERVICE OF A COPY C
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of t1
dent and persons having
or demands against de
estate including unmatur
tingent or unliquidated
must file their claims
court WITHIN THREE M
AFTER THE DATE OF TH
PUBLICATION OF THIS N1
ALL CLAIMS NOT SC
WILL BE FOREVER BARR
The date of first public
this Notice is May 26, 201

JANET M. WEIS
1978 Hampton R<
Wauchula, FL 338

J. STEVEN SOUTHWELL,
Morrell, Watson, & Southv
Post Office Box 1748
Wauchula, FL 33873
863.773.4449
Florida Bar # 869791
Attorney for Petitioner


Self-reverence, self-knowl-
edge, self-control. These
three alone lead to sover-
eign power.
-Alfred Tennyson

The Southwest Florida Water
Management District (SWFWMD)
announces the following public
meeting to which all interested
persons are invited:
Manasota Basin Board Meeting
Cancellation

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, June
8, 2011; 9:00 a.m.

PLACE: SWFWMD Sarasota
Service Office, 6750 Fruitville
Road, Sarasota FL 34240
For more information, you may
contact: Phyllis.Young@water-
matters.org 1(800)423-1476 (FL
only) or (352)796-7211, x4615
(Ad Order EXE0145) 5:26c


The Southwest Florida Water
Management District (SWFWMD)
announces the following public
workshop to which all interested
persons are invited:

Youth Hog Hunt and Tour of
Property: Hunt kick-off and
partnership recognition among
SWFWMD, FL Fish & Wildlife
Conservation Commission, and
Boy Scouts of America. Some
Board members may partici-
pate in the recognition cere-
monies.
DATE/TIME: Friday, June 3-5,
2011; 2 p.m.
PLACE: Flying Eagle Preserve,
12650 E. Boy Scout Road,
Inverness FL 34450
A copy of the agenda may be
obtained by contacting:
Chuck.Lane@watermatters.org
1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or
(352)796-7211, x4581 (Ad Order
EXE0147)
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@swf-
wmd.state.fl.us 5:26c



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

CASE NO.: 25-2009-CA-000323
DIVISION:

US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SASCO
2007-WFI,
Plaintiff,

vs.

BOBBY CRAIG HARRIS, et al,
Defendant(s).


NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
URT pursuant to a Final Judgment of
CIAL Mortgage Foreclosure dated May
OR 02, 2011 and entered in Case No.
ORIDA 25-2009-CA-000323 of the Circuit
Court of the TENTH Judicial
Circuit In and ;for HARDEE
000-038 County, Florida wherein US BANK
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS
OF TRUSTEE FOR SASCO 2007-WFI
NEIS, is the Plaintiff and BOBBY CRAIG
HARRIS; DONNA LYNN HARRIS;
/ are the Defendants. The Clerk of
the'Court Will sell to the highest
ORS and best bidder for cash at SEC-
OND FLOOR HALLWAY OUTSIDE
of the ROOM 202 OF THE HARDEE
ENNETH COUNTY COURTHOUSE; 417 W.
2011CP MAIN STREET at 11:00 AM, on the
ie Circuit 1st day of June, 2011, the follow-
, Florida, Ing described property as set
dress of forth in said Final Judgment:
ox 1749,
73. The LOTS 1 AND 2 BLOCK 4
the Per- ALEXANDER AND SMITH
and the ADDITION TO WAUCHU-
s Attorn- LA, A SUBDIVISION AS
RECORDED IN PLAT
decedent BOOK 1 ON PAGE 2-66 OF
g claims THE PUBLIC RECORDS
cedent's OF HARDEE COUNTY,
red, con- FLORIDA.
aims, on
notice is A/K/A 901 LOUISIANA
ims with STREET, WAUCHULA, FL
WATER OF 33873
ER THE
EUBLICA- Any person claiming an Inter-
)R THIR- est in the surplus from the sale, If
)ATE OF any, other than the property
OF THIS owner as of the date of the Lis
Pendens must file a claim within
he dece- sixty (60) days after the sale.
g claims
cedent's WITNESS MY HAND and the
red, con- seal of this Court on May 10,
claims 2011.
with this
MONTHS B. Hugh Bradley
IE FIRST Clerk of The Court
IOTICE.
3 FILED By: Connie Coker
RED. Deputy Clerk
cation of
11. In accordance with the Americans
Disabilities Act, persons with dis-
abilities needing a special accom-
cad modation to .participate in this
873 proceeding should contact the
Individual or agency sending the
II, ESQ. notice at Echevarria, McCalla,
well, P.A. Raymer, Barrett & Frappler, 601
Bayshore Blvd., Suite 800, Tampa,
Florida 33606, telephone (813)
251-4766, not later than seven (7)
days prior to the proceeding. If
hearing impaired, (TDD) 1.800-
5:26;6:2c 955-8771, or voice (V).1-80Q-955`
8770, via Florida Relay Service.
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LI Cu! FRa :eport


COUNTY COURT
The following marriage
licenses were issued recently
in the office of the county
court: -
Aaron Cavel Myers, 29,
Grandview, Mo., and Micah
Lynn Bumby, 25, Bowling
Green.
Thomas Joseph Shields, 25,
Wauchula, and Lydia Elizabeth
Bond, 23, Kissimmee.
Daniel Garcia, 23, Wauchula,
and Amber Denise Goodman,
25, Wauchula.
Eleazar Badillo, 26, Fort
Meade, and Iralda Bautista
Dominguez, 21, Fort Meade.
Saul Garcia Zamora, 32,
Arcadia, and Esther Marie
Martinez, 52, Arcadia.

The following small claims
cases were disposed of recent-
ly by the county judge:
Wauchula State Bank vs.
Justin D. Gunderson, default
judgment.
Wauchula State Bank vs.
Oral Robbie Tyler Jr., default
judgment.
Hertz Equipment Rental
Corp. vs. Everett Rimes, Shawn
Rimes and Rimes & Son
Agriculture Services Inc., stipu-
lated agreement approved, case
dismissed.
Wauchula State Bank vs.



The Southwest Florida Water
Management District (SWFWMD)
announces the following public
nm-eehrig to whi.:.rch all interested
persons 're invited. .
A ,
Peace River .Basin 'Board
Meeting: Consider Basin budi-
ness including discussion ;of
the fiscal year 2012 budget fol-
lowed by adoption of, a final
millage rate and budget for rec-
ommendation to the Governing
Board. Some Board members
may participate in the meeting
via communications media
technology.

DATE/TIME: Friday, June 3,
2011; 9:30 a.m.

PLACE: Cultural Center of Char-
lotte County, 2280 Aaron Street,
Port Charlotte FL 33952. (Note:
this is a change of location from
the published calendar)

A copy of the agenda may be
obtained by contacting: Water-
Matters.org Boards, Meetings &
Event Calendar;1 (800)423-1476
(FL only) or (352)796-7211
For more' information, you may
contact: Phyllis.Young@water-
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only) or (352)796-7211, x4615
(Ad Order EXE0144)

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
includes 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)
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wmd.state.fl.us 5:26c


Jonathan Alan Miller, default
judgment.
Wauchula State Bank vs.
Lolye C. Waldron, default judg-
ment.
Capital One Bank USA vs.
Richard C. Huston, voluntary
dismissal.
Capital One Bank vs. Julio
Avila, agreed final judgment.
Wauchula State Batik vs.
Andrew Bursler, dismissed.
Suncoast Schools Federal
Credit Union vs. Nathan
Carpenter and Michele L.
Carpenter, judgment.

There was no misdemeanor
court last week as it was trial
week.

CIRCUIT COURT
The following civil actions
were filed recently in the
office of the circuit court:
Alice L. Lovering and John
E. Lovering, divorce.
Corhonda McLeod and the
state Department of Revenue
(DOR) vs. Antonio Guajardo
Jr., petition for administrative
child support order.'
Suntrust Bank vs. Israel
Naranjo and Deborah Naranjo,
damages-contracts and in-
debtedness.
Paul D. Sutton Jr. and
Patricia Jane Sutton, divorce.
Michael A. Sanders and
Heather Sanders, divorce.
Carl Petz vs. Ed Buss, state
Department of Corrections and
D. W. Lawrence, Hardee Cor-
rectional Institution, petition to
review inmate situation.
Patricia Reyes and DOR vs.
Juan J. Ayala, petition for child
support.
First National Bank of
Wauchula vs. Raul Valdes et al,
petition for foreclosure on
mortgage.
First National Bank of
Wauchula vs. J. Santos Zuniga-
Lugo et al, petition for foreclo-
sure on mortgage.

The following decisions on
civil cases pending in the cir-
cuit court were handed down
recently by the circuit court-
judge:
U.S. Bank National Associ-
ation vs. Bobby Craig Harris
and Donna Lynn Harris, judg-
ment of mortgage foreclosure.
Audra McLeod vs. Ellis
Steve Hodges, injunction for
protection.
Brenda Carroll and DOR vs.
Kimberly Sue Carroll, modifi-
cation of child support.


The Southwest Florida Water
Management District (SWFWMD)
announces the following public
meeting to which all interested
persons are invited:
Withlacoochee River Basin
Board Meeting Cancellation

DATE/TIME: Thursday, June 9,
2011; 9 a.m.

PLACE: SWFWMD Headquar-
ters, 2379 Broad Street,
Brooksville FL 34604

For more information, you may
contact: Tahla.Paige@watermat-
ters.org 1(800)423-1476 (FL only)
or (352)796-7211, x4606 (Ad
Order EXE0143) 5:26c


Chia Mee Lee and DOR vs.
Vong Yang, child support order.
Mary Brown and DOR vs.
William Royce Grimmette,
child support order.
Stephanie Ann Melton Hunt
and DOR vs. Joshua A. Brooks,
modification of child support.
Jacinta Perez and DOR vs.
Eugenio Rey Hernandez-Perez,
child support order.
Anita Thomas and DOR vs.
Amado Garcia, child support
contempt order.
Maria Ordehi vs. Cory
Fowler, dismissal of temporary
injunction for protection.
Rebecca Lynn Tucker and
DOR vs. Crystal Leeann
Wilson, child support contempt
order.
Katheryn S. Valdez Esquivel
and DOR vs. Cristina N.
Kersey, child support order. -
Samantha Lynn Rodriguez
and DOR vs. Fidencio Davila,
child support contempt order.
Britni Gambel and DOR vs.
Amado Garcia, child support
contempt order.
Sarah H. Mayer and DOR vs.
Pitacio L. Gamez, child support
order.
Elida Loza and DOR vs.
Vicente Chaidez, child support
contempt order.
Michael David Purser and


DOR vs. Shona M. Tucker,
child support contempt order.
Lindsey Smith and Anthony
White, divorce.
Edwin E. Enfinger Jr. and
Gail G. Enfinger, order.
U.S. Bank National Associ-
ation vs. Joe Esquivel and
Sylvia M. Esquivel, judgment
of mortgage foreclosure.
Savanah Marie Locklar vs.
Chad Daniel Hays, order.
Judy Diana McQuaig vs.
Eric Andrew Woods, order.
John Thompson and DOR
vs. Christine Louise Thomp-
son, contempt order.
Dawn Elizabeth Pelham and
DOR vs. Troy Lamar Pelham,
contempt order.

There was no felony crimi-
nal court last week as it was
trial week.

The following real estate
transactions of $10,000 or
more were filed recently in
the office of the clerk of court:
James Lamar and Kelly
Cumbee to Wauchula State
Bank, $163,732.41.
Federal Home Loan Mort-
gage Corp. to Richard Belanger,
$50,000.
Adela 0. Chance to Oscar
Jr. and Ampara Ortiz, $100,000.


For the week ended May 19, 2011

At the Florida Livestock Auctions, receipt totaled 5,485 head,
compared to 6,547 last week, and 7,938 a year ago. According to
the Florida Federal-State Livestock Market News Service:
Compared to last week: Slaughter cows and bulls were steady to
2.00 lower, feeder steers and heifers were 1.00 to 3.00 lower.


Feeder Steers:




Feeder Heifers:


Slaughter Cows:


Slaughter Bulls:


Medium & Large Frame No. 1-2
200-300 lbs 160.00-195.00
300-400 lbs 138.00-172.50
400-500 lbs 128.00-162.00

Medium & Large Frame No.. 1-2
200-300 lbs 130.00-165.00
300-400 lbs 125.00-145.00
400-500 lbs 118.00-129.00

Lean: 750-1200 lbs 85-90 percent
62.00-72.00


Yield Grade No.
85.00-95.00


1-2 1000-2100 lbs


Blondes have more hair than dark-haired people.

There are only three words in the English language with
the letter combination "uu": Muumuu, vacuum and con-
tinuum.



2011
SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS FOR HARDEE COUNTY
COMMISSION AND APPOINTED BOARDS
Meetings to be held in County Commission Chambers,
Room 102, Courthouse Annex, 412 W. Orange Street,
Wauchula, Florida unless otherwise noted

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Regular meetings every other Thursday at 8:30 a.m. &
6:00 p.m.
MONTH OF June 09th at 8:30 a.m.
Planning Session June 03, 2011 & 17th at 8:30 a.m.
FAC Conference 06/21-06/24/2011 in Orange County

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY "INDEPEN-
DENT BOARD"
MONTH OF June No meeting scheduled

PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD meets first Thursday
night of each month at 6:00 p.m.
MONTH OF June 02nd

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY LICENSING BOARD
Meets on the second Monday night of each month at 6:00
p.m. in Building Department Conference Room, 401 West
Main Street
MONTH OF June -13th

COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD
Meets first Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
MONTH OF June 06th

LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD
Meetings called as needed at Library in Annex II
MONTH OF June 13th at 5:00 p.m. (Advisory) & 5:30
(Friends)

HOUSING AUTHORITY
Meets second Friday of each month at 11:00 a.m. at 701
LaPlaya Drive, Wauchula
MONTH OF June To be announced.

HEALTH CARE TASK FORCE
Meets quarterly at Hardee County Health Department
Auditorium at Noon
MONTH OF June No meeting scheduled.

HARDEE COUNTY INDIGENT HEALTH CARE BOARD
Usually meets third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
MONTH OF June 21st

This is a Disabled-Accessible facility. Any disabled person
needing to make special arrangements should contact the
County Commissioner's office at least forty-eight (48)
hours prior to the public meeting.
This notice is published in compliance with Florida
Statutes 286.0105.
Interested parties may appear at the public meeting and
be heard. If a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the members, with respect to any matter consid-
ered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a record
of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she
may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the pro-
ceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Terry Atchley, Chairman 5:26nc


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.: 773 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2007

Description of Property:

10 AC NE1/4 OF SE1/4 OF NW1/4
26 34S 26E

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

Name in which assessed: G.C. RANSONE AND
FRANK GUESS

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
25'h day of May, 2011, at 11:00 a.m.

Dated this 15th day of April, 2011'.

B. Hugh Bradley
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hardee County, Florida
AD No: 2
By: Laura L. Barker, Deputy Clerk
Tax Deed File No.: 252011TD003XXXX
4:21-5:21c






May 26, 2010, The Herald-Advocate 7C


During the past week, sheriff's deputies and city police
officers investigated the following incidents and made the fol-
lowing arrests:
COUNTY
May 23, Carlos Nicolas Alejandro, 21, of 4233.Middle Dr.,
Bowling Green, was arrested by Florida Highway Patrol Tpr. R.B.
Crews and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or
drugs and giving false identification.

May 22, a fight was reported at 1775 N. Florida Ave.

May 21, Julio Antonio Andres, 28, General Delivery, Ona, was
arrested on a petit theft charge by Dep. James Adler.
May 21, Nicholas Ray Taylor, 18, of 213 Keeton Road,
Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. James Adler and charged with
petit theft.
May 21, Acerulio Hernandez-Martinez, 21, of 2742 Sherwood
Road, Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Dep. Cesar Medina and
charged with DUI.
May 21, Miguel Angel Maya, 18, of 318 Hancock Road,
Wauchula, was arrested and charged with retail theft by Dep.
Steven Ahrens.
May 21, Jose Fidencio Garza, 39, of 2599 Garza Road, Zolfo
Springs, was arrested by Cpl. Todd Souther on charges of with-
holding support, possession of drugs without a prescription and
possession of drug paraphernalia.
May 21, a fight was reported at 1865 U.S. 17 N.

May 20, Jack Albert Brown, 39, of 4762 N. Dixiana Dr.,
Bowling Green, was arrested by Dep. Michael Lake and charged
with fraud in public aid.
May 20, Rebecca Patricia Rodriguez, 31, of 4107 Denver
Ave., Bowling Green, was arrested on a trespassing charge by Cpl.
Todd Souther.
May 20, a theft was reported on Elm Street.

May 19, Joseph Anthony Burson, 31, of 1320 Mockingbird
Road, Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Nathan Woody on two
counts of failure to appear in court.

May 18, Pedro Luis Bonet, 47, of 817 E. Main St., Wauchula,
was arrested by Det. John Shivers on a charge of violation of pro-
bation.
May 18, Brenda Joyce Roberts, 47, of 321 North Road,
Wauchula, was detained on charges of petit theft and resisting an
officer without violence.
May 18, Bradley William McKinney, 42, 4049 Chester Ave.,
Bowling Green, was arrested by the countywide Drug Task Force
and charged with two counts selling methamphetamine within
-1,000 feet of a specified location, two counts possession of drug
paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and using a two-way com-
munication device in illegal activity.
May 18, a residential burglary on Old Bradenton Road, vehi-
cles stolen on Murphy Road and Hillcrest Drive, and thefts on
Cardinal Road, Lincoln Street and Steve Roberts Special were
reported.

May 17, Ernesto DeSantiago, 26, of 4621 Pine Ave., Bowling
Green, was arrested by Dep. Michael Lake on a charge of failure to
appear in court.
May 17, Jose Ricardo Juarez, 23, of 3473 Marion St., Zolfo
Springs, was arrested by Dep. Cesar Medina on a charge of con-
tempt of court.


May 17, Billy Joel Gonzales, 21. of 3716 Squirrel Run,
Wauchula, was arrested by Cpl. Todd Souther on an out-of-county
warrant.
May 17, Leonard Allen, 53, of 731 Sorrento Inlet, Nokomis,
was arrested by Dep. Steven Ahrens on an out-of-county warrant.
May 17, Jose Luis Perez, 49, of 3333 Myrtle St., Zolfo
Springs, was arrested by Sgt. Lyle Hart and charged with DUI and
three other traffic offenses
May 17, a residential burglary on Moffitt Road, criminal mis-
chief on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and thefts on Academy
Drive, U.S. 17 South and Garden Drive were reported.

May 16, Carmen Buenaventura-Marcos, 20, of 322 S. 10th
Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Cesar Medina and charged
with DUI and three other traffic offenses.
May 16, a fight on Griffin Road and thefts on SR 62, Airport
Road and North Ninth Avenue were reported.
WAUCHULA
May 22, Leavie Joseph Owens, 21, of 635 S. Fifth Ave.,
Wauchula, was arrested by Ofc. Aron Thomas and charged with
battery.
May 22, Artemio Lopez Moralez, 33, of 2460 Pine Cone,
Wauchula, was arrested by Cpl. Kevin Brock on charges of battery
on an officer, disorderly conduct, indecent exposure and battery.
May 22, Anthony Earl Richardson, 28, of 126 E. Townsend'
St., Wauchula, was arrested on a probation violation charge by Ofc.
Jennifer Stanley.
May 20, Leroy Fender Jr., 35, of 191 Second St. E., Zolfo
Springs, was arrested by Cpl. William Smith and charged with bur-
glary and possession of burglary tools.
May 20, burglaries were reported on East Palmetto Street,
Polk Road and South Eighth Avenue.

May 18, residential burglaries on East Bay Street and North
Ninth Avenue were reported.

BOWLING GREEN
May 22, Jorge Valencia DeLoa, 31, of 5016 Snelling Ave.,
Bowling Green, was arrested on a DUI charge by Ofc. Sean Guthas

May 19, Adrian Rios, 20, of 855 Pleasant Way, Bowling
Green, was arrested by Ofc. Ryan Abbott and charged with battery.


Week ending May 22, 2011
Weather Summary: No rain was reported at most Florida
Automated Weather Network (FAWN) stations across the State.
Stations that reported measurable amounts of precipitation showed
insignificant amounts to help crops and pastures. There were spot-
ty showers reported that provided small, but welcomed amounts of
precipitation. The U.S. Drought Monitor showed that 52 percent of
the State had drought ratings of Severe, Extreme, or Exceptional.
Another 38 percent of the State was rated as being Abnormally Dry
or having a Moderate Drought. The driest areas included the west-
ern Panhandle, Miami-Dade County north to Indian River, west to
Collier County, and portions of surrounding counties. Tempera-
tures reaching into the mid-90s were common across the State. The
highest temperature reported was 98 degrees at Ocklawaha.
Evening lows were in the 40s and 50s. The average temperature at
major cities was at or below normal. Lake Okeechobee was about
three feet below normal for this time of year. The South Florida


Water Management District continued to monitor the water level
and may implement water restrictions. According the Florida
Department of Agriculture's Division of Forestry, there were 20
wild fires that exceeded 100 acres across the State.

Field Crops: The wheat harvest was almost finished in
Escambia County. Some corn was in the tassel stage in Suwannee
County. Potato digging continued in the Hastings area. Growers in
the Panhandle and northern Peninsula were in need of rains to con-
tinue field crop plantings. Cotton planting was underway in
Columbia County. In Santa Rosa County, producers were planting
cotton and peanuts only in fields where the soils had adequate
moisture. In Washington County, some cotton emerged and then
died from lack of moisture. The drought took its toll on corn and
hay crops, too. Peanut planting progress was 55 percent completed
compared with 67 percent last year, and the five-year average of 53
percent. Peanut planting had virtually stopped in much of the
Panhandle as producers waited for rain. Peanut planting continued
in Jackson and Gadsden counties although growers continued to be
concerned about the dry fields. Producers in Suwannee County
were finished planting peanuts except for the fields that are double-
cropped behind potatoes.

Vegetables: Vegetable harvesting continued across the central
and southern areas. A good supply of sweet corn continued to be
harvested. Other vegetables harvested included, cantaloupe, cu-
cumbers, eggplant, okra, onions, peas, peppers, potatoes, squash,
strawberries, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, and watermelons. The sup-
ply of cherry tomatoes was fairly light. The cantaloupe harvest was
underway in Washington County with a good volume expected
during the coming weeks as the season peaks. Washington County
producers also harvested onions, peas, beans, squash, and cucum-
bers. In Lafayette County, producers harvested watermelons and
potatoes. In Bradford County, growers continued to harvest squash
and strawberries. In Miami-Dade County, producers planted sweet
potatoes and were busy with the post-harvest clean up of tomato
fields. Okra fields were fairing well.

Livestock and Pastures: Pasture and cattle conditions
decreased Statewide from the previous week due to drought. In the
Panhandle and northern areas, the pasture condition ranged from
very poor to good with most in poor to fair condition. Pastures have
dried up and cattlemen were feeding hay and supplements. Hay
supplies were running short for cows and horses. In the central and
southwestern areas, the pasture condition ranged from very poor to
good with most in poor to fair condition. Forage production was
lagging behind normal due to drought. There was improvement of
pastures at a few locations that received rain recently. The cattle
condition ranged from very poor to excellent with most in fair con-
dition.

Citrus: Temperatures dropped to the upper 50s at night and
reached the mid 90s during the day for the majority of the week.
Rainfall was very slight, with only one station receiving more than
trace amounts. Indian River recorded 0.19 inches, with eight other
stations receiving between 0.07 and 0.01 inches. Extreme drought
conditions existed south and east of Lake Okeechobee, with the
most severe conditions in Indian River, St Lucie, Martin, Palm
Beach, and parts of Collier and Hendry. Most packing houses have
finished running grapefruit but a couple planned to continue with
Valencia oranges for a few more weeks. Processing plants were pri-
marily running Valencia oranges and will continue to operate
through mid to late June. Grove activity included resetting new
trees, young tree care, applying herbicides, hedging and topping,
brush removal, and fertilizer application.

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8C The Herald-Advocate, May 26, 2010


THE SCHOOL BUTCHERED A HOG FOR THE LUNCHROOM


By SHELBY LAMBERT
Special To The Herald-Advocate
My interview was with my grandfa-
ther Ronald Benfield Lambert.
Q: When were you born?
A: Sept. 21, 1927.
* Q: Where were you born?
A: I was born in Hardee County in a
house beside
Polk Road, ., s
where the .
first airport ; f
in Hardee ,
County was.
There was a pond; the land was owned
by Sherfield Adams. The house is still
there today.
Q: What school did you go to?
A: Lemon Grove.
Q: What was school like?
A: There were two classes in the
same room, like first and second grade
were in a classroom. There was a prin-
cipal for each classroom. Bessie Woods
taught all of my children, including my
wife.
Q: What did you do after school?
A: Worked.
Q: When you went to school did
you have a dress code?
A: Shoot, we were'lucky to have
clothes; no one had many clothes; most
went to school barefoot.
Q: When you got into trouble at
school, what were the consequences?
Was there ACE or OSS? Did you just
get punished at school or at home
also?
A: The principal paddled you. We
had one principal use a belt, though
most of the time it was a paddle; you
didn't just sit in the corner. I got anoth-
er whipping when I got home.
Q: What were sports like growing
up? Were there your normal football,
soccer, cheerleading and baseball, or
were the sports different? Did you
play any sports?
A: We had basketball, baseball and
red rover. Basketball then was on a clay
court. The reason we had a good bas-
ketball team was because most of the
kids that played basketball were 18 and
19 years old, and most of them only
came to school part of the time; they
didn't go to school all of the time.
I played baseball and basketball; not
much basketball. The reason for that


COURTESY PHOTO
Ronald Lambert at 18 years of age.
was I wasn't very good at it.
Q: Did teachers write on chalk-
boards or did they have a white
board like they do now? Or did they
even have a chalkboard?
A: All the tests were written on the
chalkboard. Sometimes you had to
write on the chalkboard, like a poem or
something like that. Every teacher had
a chalkboard.
Q: Today there is a lot of language
and violence in movies. Were they the
same way when you were growing
up?
A: I didn't go to the movies. But
when there was a really good movie on
when I was older, Mr. Lynn, our neigh-
bor, went to the movies in Wauchula.
He'd load up the car and pay for us to
get in and see the movie.
When I was older, in eighth grade,
and my daddy went to the market to get
vegetables, we would sometimes go to
the movies. While he was doing that, it
wasn't but 10 cents to get in.
Q: Did you buy most of your clothes
at the store or the mall? Were they
hand-me-downs, or did your mom
make them?
A: My mother made a bunch of our
clothes. She made our clothes out of
feed sacks. Even the girls' underwear
was sometimes made out of feed sacks.
We bought from Sears & Roebuck
dungarees, overalls, some was cover-
alls, they were popular then.
Q: What was it like growing up in


the Depression?
A: We always had plenty to eat. The
reason for that is we had gardens, four
or five acres of garden. That's how we
made a living. When we got home from
school we got a biscuit with honey in
between and off to the garden. We
always had chickens.
We sold the vegetables to what you
called "the rich folks" and to hotels in
Avon Park and Sebring.
Q: How old were you when you
got your first job?
A: I picked oranges when I was 16
years old for David Browder in
Arcadia. The reason I got to do that
was when I was a little bitty feller, I
could pick 80 and 90 boxes of oranges
at a time, and you got 18 cents a box.
Q: What did you do for fun?
A: We had a swing, with a tire tied
to a rope or a cable. We went fishing a
lot. We would go to Clay Gully fishing
and cooked in the woods, like swamp
cabbage, and cleaned the fish right
there in the woods.
Q: When did you get your first
car? What was it?
A: A 1937 Plymouth. What color
was it? Rusty. I was 18, I guess, when I
got it.
Q: What was your favorite dessert
or meal when you were growing up?
A: I guess oranges and watermelons
and cantaloupes.
Q: What did you do for your sum-
mer vacation?
A: We did not really have what you
call vacation; we went to school. We
had all kinds of activities but no elec-
tricity at school. We had chicken din-
ners. Everything, all the activities were
either church or school.
Q: What was your favorite televi-
sion show growing up?
A: We didn't have a television. The
first movie I saw was "Drums along the
Mohawk."
Q: When I get out of school, the
teenagers drive like crazy people in
the parking lot. Was it the same way
when you were young?
A: No, they didn't. There were so
few people who had cars when I was in
high school. Only four or five people
had cars. Kids didn't have cars; some*
had bicycles.
Q: When you were young going to
school or to town, what was your way
of transportation?
A: We had pickup trucks. We had a
'39 Ford pickup truck, and we sat on
the back of the truck. We had boxes to
sit on while mama or daddy sat up
front. We had a car at the same time; a
Hupmobile, 1920-something. We had a
trailer we pulled behind that.


A high-school graduation photo of
Ronald Lambert.
Q: Did you grow most of the food
you ate or did you just go to the gro-
cery store and buy your food?
A: We grew every kind of vegetable
you ever hear of, onions, cabbage, col-
lards, English peas, cucumbers, toma-
toes, carrots, potatoes, corn, pole beans.
We sold a lot of that. A grocery store
would buy a lot of it if it was real good.
When I was done with my interview,
Grandpa Lambert began to tell a few
other things.
I told him we were reading the novel
"A Land Remembered" by Patrick D.
Smith. He said, "Yeah, I met him
before he came to the library because I
had written some books, he wanted me
to sit down and ask me ,some questions
about them."
He also told me he knew Mixon
Smiley.
My grandpa said the "lunchroom
was one nickel for lunch now I
believe it's $3.25 and people donated
hogs, and on weekends I had to go feed
those hogs and I got free lunch. I got a
five-cent lunch. We'd butcher them and
eat them in the lunchroom." '
I thought to myself that would prob'-
ably be a better lunch than we have
today and a cheaper one, too.
He said, "We had a canning kitchen
for years and we got paid I don't know
exactly how much. My daddy got paid
by the number of cans he canned. He
sold some to people, and we ate a lot of
it ourselves."
Back In Time is the result of a class
assignment given to ninth graders at
Hardee Senior High School. Each
student is asked to interview an older
person. Selected interviews are pub-
lished here as an encouragement to the
students and for the enjoyment of our
readers.


BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Hardee County is soliciting proposals for:
DEBRIS MANAGEMENT

The Hardee County Board of County Commissioners, hereinafter referred to as "County",
will receive proposals at:
Purchasing Office
205 Hanchey Road
Wauchula, Florida 33873
863-773-5014
until Monday, June 20, at 2:00 PM. Local time. At which time they will be publicly opened
by the County Purchasing Agent or designee and read aloud. Proposer is responsible for
the delivery of its proposal. Those received after the specified day and time will not be
opened.

Hardee County is seeking as many as three (3) qualified firms to manage and remove
debris within Hardee County in the event of a declared emergency resulting from a hurri-
cane or other disaster. This proposal will encompass unincorporated Hardee County, the
municipalities of Bowling Green, Wauchula and Zolfo Springs. The contract will be man-
aged by Hardee County and billing will go directly to Hardee County.

It is the intent of Hardee County to negotiate a multi-year contract that assures timely and
professional handling and disposal of debris; project coordination that compliments local,
state and federal disaster programs; and project management and record keeping that
are consistent with current Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and State of
Florida reimbursement process requirements and regulatory requirements. The contrac-
tor will be expected to work closely with the Florida Division of Emergecy Management,
FEMA, FDOT and other agencies to insure that debris collection and data meet each
agency's requirements for reimbursement eligibility.

The selection process shall be open to the public and records maintained in accordance
with Florida Statute 287.055, Consultants Competitive Negotiation Act. Questions and
inquiries should be directed to Jack Logan, Purchasing Director (863)773-5014, e-mail
jack.logan@hardeecounty.net.

Consultants shall submit one original (clearly marked as the "ORIGINAl") with five (5)
copies of their proposal. Proposals shall be submitted in standard three-ring binders.
Recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners will be determined at a later
date. Hardee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

A copy of the Proposal packet may be obtained from the Purchasing Office, 205 Hanchey
Road, Wauchula, Florida 33873 or by calling (863)773-5014. Proposals shall remain open
and subject to acceptance for a period of sixty (60) calendar days after the date of open-
ing. The County reserves the right to: waive informalities and/or irregularities in any BID,
delete any portion of the project; extend the project within the limits of the work involved
which in its judgment is in the best interest of the County. The County reserves the right
to reject any or all bid(s). The County may postpone the award for a period of time which
shall not extend beyond sixty (60) calendar days from the bid opening date.


Terry Atchley,
Chairman, Board of County Commissioners
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NOTICE OF FINAL AGENCY ACTION BY
THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
Notice is given that the District's Final Agency Action is approval of the Water Use Small
General on 69.0 acres to serve Citrus Irrigation known as Stevens Land & Citrus.
The project is located in Hardee County, Section(s) 12 Township 35S South, Range
26E East. The permit applicant is Peter J. Stevens whose address is
PO Box 974, Zolfo Springs, FL 33890. The permit No. is 20 007421.004 .
The file(s) pertaining to the project referred to above is available for inspection Monday
through Friday except for legal holidays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Southwest Florida
Water Management District (District) 170 Century Blvd.. Barow, FL 33830-7700 .

NOTICE OF RIGHTS
Any person whose substantial interests are affected by the District's action regarding this
permit may request an administrative hearing in accordance with Sections 120.569 and
120.57, Florida Statutes (F.S.), and Chapter 28-106, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.),
of the Uniform Rules of Procedure. A request for hearing must (1) explain how the
substantial interests of each person requesting the hearing will be affected by the
District's action, or final action; (2) state all material facts disputed by each person
requesting the hearing or state that there are no disputed facts; and (3) otherwise comply
with Chapter 28-106, FA.C. A request for hearing must be filed with and received by the
Agency Clerk of the District at the District's Brooksville address, 2379 Broad Street,
Brooksville, FL 34604-6899 within 21 days of publication of this notice (or within 14 days
for an Environmental Resource Permit with Proprietary Authorization for .the use of
Sovereign Submerged Lands). Failure to file a request for hearing within this time period
shall constitute a waiver of any right such person may have to request a hearing under
Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S.
Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action,
the filing of a petition means that the District's final action may be different from the
.position taken by it in the notice of final agency action. Persons whose substantial
interests will be affected by any such final decision of the District on the application have
the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the
requirements set forth above.
Mediation pursuant to Section 120.573, F.S., to settle an administrative dispute
regarding the District's final action in this matter is not available prior to the filing of a
request for hearing. 5:26p