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CF Presents

Annual Report
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The


Herald-Advocate


Hardee County's Hometown Coverage


112th Year, No. 5
2 Sections, Pages 18


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Thursday, January 5, 2012


What's


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
As 2011 segues into 2012,
some work begun in one calen-
dar year will be carried over
into the new year.


In


Chief among these is the U.S.
four-laning project from
Seventh Avenue in Zolfo
Springs south to Sweetwater
Road. The work will continue
until the summer of 2013. A


Store


grassed swale will divide the
twin northbound and south-
bound lanes. Drainage will be
enhanced with 11 new retention
ponds and the, bridge over
Alligator Branch Creek will be


For 2012?


replaced. Water and sewer facil-
ities in Zolfo Springs will be
relocating.
The county and the commu-
nities in the county have a full
plate. of activities in the works


PHOTO BY MARIA TRUJILLO


Work to four-lane U.S. 17 from Zolfo Springs south to Sweetwater Road will fill 2012.


, Die In



Head-On


Collision
By CYNTHIA KRAHL
Of The Herald-Advocate
A new mother and her best
friend were killed Friday in a
head-on collision as her hus-
band watched from the vehicle
behind with their infant.
The husband, Daniel R.
Jenkins, 33, of Naples, and their
2-month-old daughter, Ashley,
suffered only minor injuries
when their sport utility vehicle
overturned as Jenkins swerved
to avoid the crash ahead of him,
the Florida Highway Patrol
said.
But Jennifer E. Jenkins, 35,
and friend Kathleen M.
O'Callaghan, 34, could not
See 2 DIE 2A


The Year In Review:


2011 in review: The following concludes
a look at Hardee County's top stories of
2011. This week, the newsmakers in the
last half of the year, July through
December.

July
The students have come and gone and
have received their final report cards,
now it's time for the schools to. School
grades were issued on Thursday by the
state Department of Education. The five
elementary schools either maintained or
increased their grades. Bowling Green
Elementary jumped from a C to an A,
Zolfo Springs Elementary sprang from D
to B, Wauchula Elementary went from a
B to an A, Hilltop Elementary main-
tained its A grade, and North Wauchula
Elementary kept its C.


5 Apply


WEATHER For Open
12/28 66 39 0.00 C IL
12/29 68 37 0.00
12/30 80 40 0.00
12/31 81 51 0.00 ByJOAN SEAMAN
01/01 81 48 0.00 Of The Herald-Advocate
01/02 70 38 0.00 As 2011 wound down, five
S1/03 52 30 o.oo0 people declared their intentions
TOTAL Rainfall to 01/03/12 -51.60 to want to serve as the seventh
Same period last year- 50.73 Wauchula commissioner.
Ten Year Average 52.81 At its rescheduled workshop
Source: Unlv. of Fla. Ona Research Center 'T r ,


INDEX
Classifieds.........:...........8B
Community Calendar.. 12B
Courthouse Report........3B
Crime Blotter...............128
Hardee Living................6B
Information Roundup...5A
Obituaries......................4A
School Lunch Menus....5A


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on Tuesday evening the com-
mission discussed the appli-
cants and clarified information
in preparation for voting at
Monday evening's monthly
meeting which begins at 6 p.m.
The applicants include for-
mer commissioners Ken Lam-
bert and Dan Graham. Peter
Preston, Kevin Smith and Pam
Belflower.
Commissioners appeared re-
luctant to include Belflower
because her application came in
after the noon deadline on Dec.
30. City attorney Cliff Ahles
likened it to bids or candidates
See 5 APPLY 3A


Mining activities came to a screech-
ing halt Friday afternoon at Mosaic's
South Fort Meade extension in Hardee
County after a U.S. District judge issued
another preliminary injunction banning
the company from conducting any min-
ing work until a final ruling on the case
is reached.
A 43-year-old Zolfo Springs man has
been charged with two capital felonies in
the alleged assault of a 2-year-old girl.

The manager of Hardee County's
smallest municipality was invited to the
White House early this month to advise
the highest office holders in the land.
While there, Linda Roberson met and
spoke briefly with President Obama.


See REVIEW 3A


for 2012. Following is a synop-
sis of the major ones for each
political division.
THE COUNTY
As in any large group, per-
sonnel can be a challenge. In
the last few months, the county
has seen several changes with a
few to come. Max Baker left his
ITT (Information Technology
Technician) position and has
been replaced by Joe Felice.
County engineer/public works
director Kevin Atchley took a
job closer to his parents and
other family and Ken Wheeler
has taken over. Sandy Scott has
retired as Pioneer Park's
Cracker Museum curator and
Rich Shepard and Jerry Smith
have resigned. Replacement of
these three recent changes has
not been planned as yet.
A state allocation will allow
work to continue on extending
water and sewer services to the
Wauchula Hills subdivision,


hopefully adding another 50
homes to the system in 2012,
noted County Manager Lex
Albritton.
Animal control will inherit a
pair of portables from the Zolfo
Elementary School and reno-
vate them for use of shelter to
isolate sick animals or work
with the feral cat spay program.
The re-wiring and installation
should be done by the end of
January, said Albritton.
Pioneer Park restroom' and
amperage systems were done in
2011, freeing up public works
staffs to move on to work at
Hardee Lakes Park, where a
$250,000 grant from the
Industrial Development Au-
thority will allow several RV
hookups, a master plan update
and other work to be done.
A $125,000 annual drug pre-
vention grant will continue with
Suzanne Lambert at the helm of
See 2012 3A


Manley Assets



Up FPr Auction

Accountant's Business, Home,
Personal Property To Be Sold


By CYNTHIA KRAHL
Of The Herald-Advocate
The- personal and business
assets of a Wauchula accountant
accused of stealing from his
clients will be sold at auction on
Saturday.
On the auction block are the
office building at 203 S.
Seventh Ave., the vacant lot
next to it at 205 S. Seventh Ave.
and the residence on 2-1/2 acres
at 311 Ohio Ave., all in
Wauchula.
According to Randy Kincaid
of Randy Kincaid Auction Co.
in Lakeland, negotiations are
under way for the private sale
of the accounting practice.
Another accounting firm is
interested in making that pur-
chase, Kincaid said.
The public auction will take
place live on each site and over
the Internet, he said. Bidding
for the office and commercial
lot will begin at 10 .a.m. on
Saturday. The house, workshop


and personal property will be
auctioned off beginning at 11
a.m.
Winning bidders will pay a
premium of 10 or 15 percent,
depending on the items pur-
chased.
All the auction items can be
inspected by interested persons
tomorrow (Friday) from 1 to 3
p.m. and on Saturday for two
hours before the sale.
The office complex is 3,940
square feet, and sits at the cor-
ner of Seventh Avenue and
Orange Street. The adjacent lot
is 82 feet by 147 feet, and holds
a concrete driveway and apron,
Kincaid described.
The 2,800-square-foot house
is brick and sits on 2.5 acres. It
has four bedrooms and three
bathrooms and a fireplace.
There is a detached garage plus
a 36x60 masonry shop, he said.
Personal possessions on the
block include a gun collection,
See MANLEY 2A


PHOTO BY MARIA TRUJILLO
The Manley home and acreage on Ohio Avenue in Wauchula will be sold to the highest bidder on Saturday.


2012 Resolutions?

Why Bother?
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112th Year, No. 5
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2A The Herald-Advocate, January 5, 2011


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


JOAN M. SEAMAN
Sports Editor



115 S. Seventh Ave.
P.O. Box 338
Wauchula, FL 33873


Schools Thursday 5p.m.
Sports Monday noon
Hardee Living Thursday 5 pjn.
General News Monday 5 pm.
S Ads-Tuesday noon


SUBSCRIPTIONS:
Hardee County
6 months $21; I yr.- $39; 2 yrs.- $75
Florida
6 months $25; 1 yr. $46; 2 yrs. $87
Out of State
6 months $29; 1 yr. $52; 2 yrs.- $100


LETTERS:
The Herald-Advocate welcomes letters to the editor on matters of public
interest. Letters should be brief, and must be written in good taste, signed
and include a daytime phone number.
SUBMISSIONS:
Press releases on community matters are welcome. Submissions should be
typed, double-spaced and adhere to the above deadlines. All items are sub-
ject to editing.


^ --



I Kelly's Column
By Jim


Hardee County Schools Superintendent David Durastanti
announced Monday Hardee schools have a graduation rate of 80.6
percent, higher than the state average of 80.3 percent.
Hardee's graduation rate is the highest in the Heartland
Consortium which includes DeSoto, 72.9 percent; Hendry, 76.6
percent; Highlands, 73.4 percent; Okeechobee, 64.9 percent; and
Glades, 57.9 percent.
Durastanti said the. good news is the result of hard work by
parents, teachers, students and administrators. He also praised busi-
ness partners, churches and civic organizations for their help in
improving Hardee's graduation rate and maintaining a Hardee tra-
dition of academic achievement. The Academic Teams at Hardee
High School have won several state titles in recent years.
Learning is important from infancy through old age.

Eddie Schontag was an excellent farmer and grower. He
passed away suddenly Tuesday at age 84. He has said several times
recently his favorite role model in Hardee County during his era
was the late Joel Evers, the well-liked and respected Hardee High
.School principal, attorney and judge. His ag specialties were citrus
and vegetables.

Don Evors passed away Monday at age 68 after a brave three-
year fight with cancer. He sold used cars and operated a towing
service and was affectionately known as "Mr. E." He warned
against drinking alcohol and driving.

It was good that FSU defeated Notre Dame and Florida beat
Ohio State in recent college football bowl games.

AARP Bulletin editor Jim Toedtman writes that Americans
today are paying down old debts and opening savings accounts. He
said the national savings rate was five percent in 2011, compared
with one percent in 2005.
Toedtman says the Federal Reserve reports net home equity in
America in 2007 was $12.9 trillion and fell to $6.2 trillion in 2011.
Nearly four million homes have been foreclosed since the housing
bubble burst in 2008. About 27 percent of homes with mortgage
loans are worth less than the mortgage.

Tim Tebow cannot lose for winning. He led the Denver
Broncos to a 7-3 loss Sunday to Kansas City yet the Broncos won
their division and are in the NFL playoffs since Oakland lost to San
Diego. The Broncos and Raiders finished 8-8.

The UF Today alumni magazine reports Scott Ludwig, 58, of
Peachtree City, Ga., has jogged every day for nearly 33 years, log-
ging 124,000 miles including 180 marathons. He is 5-10 and 150
pounds. He averages 70 miles a week.
Apparently jogging has not hurt his knees and other joints. He
is parts manager of a Porsche warehouse and could break the world
mark of daily running by his late 70s. Who keeps those kind of
records, anyway?

Another UF alumnus, Stephen Grimes, at age 84 still works
three days a week at his law office at Holland and Knight in
Tallahassee. He is a former Florida Supreme Court chief justice.

The 16th annual Wauchula Kiwanis Club sporting clays shoot
will be held Saturday, Feb. 11, at Square One on Hwy. 70 east of
Arcadia. Bob Hanchey is event chairman.

A 4-12 record with 10 straight losses got Tampa Bay Bucs
head coach Raheem Morris fired. The Buc defense gave up a team
record number of points. The NFL club began play in 1976 with an
0-14 record. The Bucs' first quarterback was Steve Spurrier who
head-coached the South Carolina Gamecocks to their first I11-win
season this year.

2mit


Continued
avoid the 1993 Kenworth trac-
tor-trailer which crossed over
into their lane and struck the
2005 Toyota Corolla they were
traveling in, crash investigator
Sgt. William Pascoe and homi-
cide investigator Cpl. David
Brunner said.
Both women died at the
scene.
The driver of the semi,
Michael J. Phillips, 45, of Lake
Wales, was transported to
Tampa General Hospital with
serious injuries, the FHP said.
According to the FHP, the
crash occurred at 5:30 p.m. on
Friday as all three vehicles trav-
eled on State Road 64 near Blue
Jay Road.
The 1993 Kenworth T600
was headed westbound on the
highway, while the Toyota
headed eastbound with the two


From 1A
women inside and the 2003
Ford Escape following with
father and infant inside.
The FHP said the semi
crossed over the center line and
into the Toyota's path. Though
Jennifer Jenkins took evasive
action, the vehicles collided.
Daniel Jenkins saw the crash
unfolding before him and
steered to avoid both vehicles,
sending his Ford into a spin and
onto the north shoulder, where
it overturned.
The couple had been travel-
ing from Naples to Orlando to
show their newborn to others.
O'Callaghan was visiting, and
joined in on the trip.
SThe deaths bring the number
of fatalities on Hardee County
roadways in 2011 up to nine.
Charges in the crash are
pending, the FHP said.


PHOTO BY MARIA TRUJILLO
The Manley & Associates office complex in the Wauchula business district is on the auction block.


Continued From 1A
trailers, a recreational vehicle,
Jet Skis, furniture, appliances, a
tractor and much more. Items
can be seen online at
kincaid.com.
Kincaid said Manley "is liq-
uidating his assets."
Manley was arrested by the
Hardee County Sheriff's Office
on Nov. 14, charged with grand
theft of over $100,000 and
money laundering.
He is suspected of taking
over $500,000 from trust
accounts he was managing, and
using the cash for personal rea-
sons.

Every artist dips his brush in
his own soul and paints hist
own nature into his pictures.
-Henry Ward Beecher


Letter To The Editor

Hannah's House Helps

Domestic Violence Victims


Dear Editor:
Last year on November 18,
2011, at the Friday Nite Live
Event, Hannah's House was
there with Roy Spiker's
Monster Fire Truck. We raised
$460 that night for domestic
violence victims.
However, while this event
was going on a woman was
being brutally beaten, only six
blocks away. While my son was
helping us with this fund raising
event, his girlfriend's mother
was taken to the ER at Florida
Hospital, Wauchula. At 11:21
p.m. Gladys Faye Merchant


was airlifted to Tampa General
Hospital with a 10 percent
chance to live. She had multiple
bruises and a fractured skull
and had been left on the side of
the road ... for dead. A few days
later the suspect was appre-
hended and is awaiting trial in
Hardee County Jail.
Faye is in the Trauma Unit at
TGH fighting for her life. The
bruises have healed and the
swelling on her brain has gone
down, but she still hasn't
regained full consciousness.
She can open her eyes but can-
not speak. She doesn't respond


CF Industries Presents


Its Annual Review


By MICHAEL KELLY
Of The Herald-Advocate
CF Industries presented its
2011 annual unit review to the
County Commission in De-
cember and expected to mine
3.49 million tons of phosphate
rock from 436 acres mined in
Hardee County during the year.
The company said it expects
to produce similar ore volumes
during 2012.
CF officials are anticipating
an Army Corps of Engineers
permit being issued for a 7,513-
acre South Pasture Mine exten-
sion sometime this year.
Three draglines are operating
in the county.
Two are digging in the West
Pasture Mine around the state
prison off State Road 62 and
one in the East Pasture Mine
-almost up to Hampton Road
near Wauchula.
The company said it is con-
structing two clay-settling areas
in its East Pasture Mine.
CF currently employs 182
people at the float plant and
mine in Hardee County, and
expects to add more employees
in the near future. Of the 182
employees, 124 are Hardee
County residents and include 28
of the 46 management posi-
tions.
Ad valorem taxes paid to the
county during 2011 totaled $1.8
million, and $5.8 million was
paid to the state in severance
taxes.
Some of the severance tax
dollars are returned to the coun-
ty for the Economic Develop-
ment Authority to manage and
disperse to businesses for job
creation and diversifying the
local economy.


The -company announced it
has two options in place with
companies for some of its post-
mined land in northern Hardee
County.
Clean Energy has an option
on CF's old North Pasture Mine
and adjacent land to potentially
build a power plant. Fort Green
Storage LLC has a pending
option agreement for a natural
gas storage facility that would
be located off county roads 663
and 664 just north of Fort
Green.
The storage facility would tie
into the Gulfstream natural gas
line running from Mississippi
into the Gulf of Mexico, and
then coming ashore in Manatee
County before running across
the state through Hardee
County.
Construction is complete on
the aquifer recharge and recov-
ery project that will pump fil-
tered water back into the
aquifer. The project must be
monitored and tested for at least
two years before the water can
be pumped into the aquifer.
Once CF is finished mining,
the Southwest Florida Water
Management District will take
over operating and monitoring
that system.
Most other non-minred and
reclaimed properties are under
agricultural leases.
CF Industries is currently in
negotiations with the state to
buy and mine 160 acres adja-
cent to the state prison that is
currently being used as a spray
field for the prison's treated
wastewater. If the sale is com-
pleted, the company would take
the treated wastewater into its
recharge system until mining is


completed.
During 2011 the company
received 232 million gallons of
treated wastewater from the city
of Wauchula and Hardee
County.
In November a sand-clay mix
pipeline burst, resulting in the
mix discharging onto a .6-acre
no-mine area of uplands.
Financially- the company is
strong, with $4.38 billion in
sales during the nine months
ending Sept. 30, 2011. It operat-
ed on a gross margin of 46 per-
cent and had operating earnings
of $1.96 billion during that peri-
od.
As of Sept. 30, CF also was
holding $1.4 billion in cash and
.investments and had $1.6 bil-
lion in debt. The company's
total market capitalization is
$6.36 billion.
Commissioners Rick Knight
and Sue Birge expressed some
concern over the $5,000 per
acre bond CF must put up to
ensure reclamation costs are
covered in case the company
goes out of business.
Knight said the $5,000 figure
has been in place for more than
a decade, and he does not feel
the land can be reclaimed for
that amount today.
Commissioner Dale Johnson
disagreed, and said he cares
about the company's financial
strength more than the bond
amount.
County Manager Lex Albrit-
ton said a workshop could be
scheduled in the future to look
into reclamation costs.
The commission voted unan-
imously to approve the annual
review.


PHOTO BY MICHAEL KELLY
CF executives Calli Skipper, Gary Blitch, David Gossett and Nick Katzaras presented
the 2011 review to the County Commission on Dec. 15.


entirely to commands but there
are signs of life, according to
family members. I want. to
thank everyone who has been
praying for her and ask for you
continued prayers. I know that
God is able and He is willing to
heal Faye, and I know that
prayer breaks the yokes of
bondage.
Since this brutal attack there
have been two other cases that
we know of where women were
beaten in this county. National
U.S. statistics prove that a
woman is beaten every three
seconds. One in. every three
women is a victim of domestic
violence, and these numbers
come only from those attacks
which are reported. I cannot
even begin to imagine the num-
bers if we add those that are not
reported.
Hear my plea: If you or
someone you know is being
abused, neglected or aban-
doned, please urge them to get
help. Hannah's House office is
located at 113 N. 7th Ave. in
Wauchula. The phone number
is 863-773-5717. My phone
nrfmber is 8634773-9396, and I,
will answer: any: call 24 hours a
day. If I do miss a call, I will
return your message within 24
hours. There is also a Domestic
Violence Hotline 1-800-500-
1119. Please do not hesitate to
call any one of these numbers if
you feel you are in danger. Even
if you just need to talk to some-
one pick up the phone. You are
not alone.
I and my best friend were vic-
tims of domestic violence at
one time or another. We have
suffered abuse at the hands of
others and through our own bat-
tles with addiction. We have
abused ourselves and our fami-
lies and friends. It is never too
late to repair the relationships
that have been broken by abuse,
addiction, and/or violence.
Please, reach out to someone.
There is also another One
who has carried the same bur-
dens ... He was beaten severely
in a Roman prison, He was
bruised for -our sins, He was
cast out of His own hometown,
was spit on and despised by the
very people He came to save ...
yet still He went to the cross ...
bore it all so we don't have to.
That One is Jesus. He died so
we could live ... He lives so
that we will never die!
Once again, I urge you to
continue to pray for Gladys
Faye Merchant. She has chil-
dren who love and miss her,
grandbabies who need their
granny, and sisters who love
and pray for her recovery.
Many more too numerous to list
are praying for her.
Join us in our fight against
domestic violence! If you want
to make a tax deductible dona-
tion or if you want to seek help
for yourself or a loved one con-
tact Hannah's House. If you
want to make a difference ...
pray and let the Lord lead you
in your prayers. Thank you for
listening to us and for your gen-
erous donations.
Barbara Ratliff
BA Psychology
Wauchula



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programs for drug and pregnan-
cy prevention.
Roads are, of course, a con-
tinuing issue. Federal and state
grants will get paving or shell
work on Moffitt, Sweetwater,
Scarborough from Sweetwater
Road to SR 66, Bostick Road,
and the 400-foot Walker Road
accessing Limestone residents
to get done in this next year.
WAUCHULA
"This won't be viewed as a
normal year," succinctly stated
new Wauchula City Manager
Terry Atchley, who will spend
much of his first year getting
everything in the community
offices and building organized.
First on'the plan was to move
the community development
office staff from old City Hall
to the administrative building
on South Seventh Avenue in
order to be more user-friendly.
"People shouldn't have to go
back and forth to clear up zon-
ing/building or other property
issues," said Atchley.
That user-friendly attitude for
local residents will extend to all
city staff, who will be asked to
complete an oath of office and
orientation session on customer
relations, "after all, we serve
the customers, we work for
them," said Atchley.
A yearly internal audit of
policy and procedures hasn't
been done and the purchasing
manual (with a local preference
clause) and personnel rules and
regulations manual both need
updating. To make this happen,
the city has advertised for a
deputy clerk to share some of
the burden with clerk Holly
Smith.
Another issue is the collec-
tion of unlabeled resources,
some in a mold-ridden old rail-
road car near public works off
East Main Street, some records
stored in the back room at the
administration building, and a
lot in the abandoned electric
power plant at Bay Street and
Burris Avenue. Sorting and
property labeling it, and dispos-
ing of what is not useable will
take months, explained Atchley.
Aside from all the adminis-
trative stuff, the city will have a
lot of smaller projects. The
water and sewer distribution
lines come to a dead end on
West Main street and on
Stenstrom Road. A plan will
allow a loop of these, reducing
stress on thelines.-Probably 15
of the 20 lift stations: around
town need to be shut down on a
scheduled rotation to allow
ancient pipes to be rebuilt or
replaced.
The code enforcement office
.will be asked to assess all city
buildings and decide which
need to be brought up to code
standards. "When the city
demands code enforcement for
residents' properties, it should
have its own up to date," com-
mented Atchley.
Along those lines, the city
has acquired a property on
North Florida Avenue and may
get another on Green Street
through code enforcement
liens. The plans is to allow a
buyer to purchase them and
have more than adequate time
to remedy the code enforcement
violation. That way the city will
recoup its losses and the proper-
ties will become a positive part
of improving the community.
There is a prebid meeting for
repairs to the south end of the
Historic City Depot damaged
by a water leak, and a commit-
tee met with the architect for
the restoration of the north end
of the depot for use by Peace
River Explorations Inc. who
will lease it for tourism out-
reach.



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filing for election, where any,
waiver of the deadline affected
tne opportunities of those who
had met all the requirements
within deadlines.
Ables also cleared up ques-
tions on Lambert's residency/
voter eligibility, Graham's abil-
ity to run after being dismissed
* by the governor last spring, and
other issues. The city charter
specifies that an applicant for a
vacancy or candidate for elec-
tion must have established resi-


dence in the.city at least one
year previously and be a regis-
tered voter at the time of
appointment or election.
As it was a workshop, no
decisions were made. Whoever
is appointed will join other
interim commissioners Ken
Baker, Gary Smith, Pattie
Detwiler and Keith Nadaskay in
running in the 2012 elections.
John Freeman and Russell
Smith will remain in office until
2014.


BOWLING GREEN
Hiring a new city manager
will lead the plans for Bowling
Green for 2012, following the
resignation of Yvonne Kimball
in November.
A Community Development
Block Grant (CDBG) will allow
the city to do some water line
and drainage repair around the
community.
There are plans to build a
police car shelter, and hopefully
get some needed paving done,
reports City Clerk Pam
Northup.
ZOLFO SPRINGS
Nearly all the plans for the
Town of Zolfo Springs involve
work on various infrastructure,
and most will be done with state
and federal grants.


Work has already begun on
the water plant improvements
and they will conllnue nuto mle
new year, explained Town
Manager Linda Roberson and
Town Clerk June Anderson.
Along with that work, a U.S.
Department of Agriculture
grant/loan will allow replace-
ment of the wastewater treat-
ment plant, increasing wet
weather storage and various
plant upgrades.
The state Department of
Transportation has sidewalks
along Fifth Street and SR 66 on
its 2011-2012 work plan, allow-
ing for completion by mid-sum-
mer.
Finally, there will be some
improvements to the Fourth
Street Park.


PROSTATE CANCER
Welcome back and welcome to 2012! My New Year's wish is
for everyone to have a happy, healthy and productive year. One
way to accomplish this is to make sure to have your yearly well-
ness exams.
Regular self-exams and professional screening for various
types of cancers such as cancer of the skin, colon, prostate,
cervix and breast can increase your chances of discovering can-
cer early, when treatment is most likely to be successful. Take can-
cer prevention into your own hands by starting today. The rewards
will last a lifetime.
Doug Jensen, who recently spoke to the Hardee Rotary Club,
was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2011. He is the Hardee,
County Relay for Life's honoree chair this year. Relay for Life is
on Friday, April.27, starting at 6 p.m. and ending the morning of
Saturday, April 28.
Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among
American men other than skin cancer. In fact, it is estimated that
more than two million men in the United States have had prostate
cancer at some point. It accounts for more than 40 percent of all
cancers diagnosed in American men.
The older you are, the greater the risk for getting and being
diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Age 45 I in 2,500
Age 50 I in 476
Age 55 1 in 120
Age 60 in 43
Age 65 1 in 21
Age 70 I in 13
Age 75 I in 9
Ever I in 6 (or, a 16 percent lifetime chance of ever being
diagnosed with prostate cancer)
Medical experts do not know how to prevent prostate cancer,
but they are studying many factors. They do know that not smok-
ing, maintaining a healthy diet, staying physically active and see'
ing your doctor regularly contribute to overall good health.
The benefits of prostate cancer screening include"the'detec-
tion of cancer early and treatments may be more effective when it
is found early. Many men with prostate cancer often have no symp-
toms. If symptoms appear, they can include:
blood in the urine;
the need to urinate frequently, especially at night;
weak or interrupted urine flow;
pain or burning feeling while urinating;
the inability to urinate;
constant pain in the lower back, pelvis or upper thighs.
If you have any of these symptoms, see your doctor as soon as
possible. Keep in mind that these symptoms are also caused by
other prostate problems that are not cancer, such as an infection or
an enlarged prostate.
A PSA blood test and physical exam are recommended yearly
starting at age 40 for African-American males and men with a fam-
ily history of prostate cancer, and starting at age 50 for all other
men.
For more information on prostate cancer screening, testing,
treatments and studies, talk with a cancer information specialist at
1-800-4-Cancer (1-800-422-6237) or visit cancer.org.

GOLF TOURNAMENT
A golf tournament presented by Vandolah Power Co. to bene-
fit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Hardee County
will be on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Bluffs Golf Course. Deadline to
register is Jan. 23.
There will be plenty of door prizes and cash prizes for placing.
A hole-in-one wins a car (on one of the par 3 holes)!
The entry fee of $50 per person includes a continental break-
fast, lunch, beverages and 18 holes with cart. For more information
and a registration form, contact James Bodeck at 767-5532.
Sharon Ussery is a board member for the Hardee Unit of the
American Cancer Society, located on West Main Street in down-
town Wauchula. For more information, call local Executive
Director Denise Benavides at (866) 739-5288, extension 5802.


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The No. 1 man on the state
Department of Corrections' "Most
Wanted" list was. captured in Texas,
thanks to the diligence and persistence of
the Hardee County Sheriff's Office.

South Florida Community College
will become tobacco-free on Monday.
SFCC is one of five community colleges
in the state to adopt a Tobacco-Free
College Policy, and several others are
currently considering such a rule. Over
500 colleges and universities nationwide
have adopted tobacco-free policies.

August
Doing things together as a family
meant plundering area citrus groves for a
Wauchula mom, dad and son, the Hardee
County Sheriff's Office has alleged.
They were booked into the Hardee
County Jail on Friday, all three were
charged with burglary of a structure.

Peace River Explorations Inc.
received unanimous approval from the
Hardee County Commission last
Thursday when it proposed Hardee
County join the Florida Paddling Trails
Association and become part of the
Peace River Blueway.

Hardee County Fire-Rescue got hit
hard with three fires and three medical
calls in the space of a couple of hours.

The Economic Development Author-
ity had a four-hour meeting and eight
applicants vying for the $3,680,737
available in grant money for businesses
looking to create jobs and growth oppor-
tunities for Hardee County.

September
Mosaic has filed another appeal with
the Federal Appellate Court in Atlanta in
an effort to allow the company to contin-
ue mining after a U.S. District court tem-
porarily shut the mine down.

The Hardee County Commission and
Hardee County School Board are facing
the dilemma of figuring out how to
spread 27,731 people over five districts,
evenly within one percent. Redistricting
must occur in odd years after the U.S.
Census is completed every 10 years.

After a lengthy Sept. 6 workshop dis-
cussing what they want in a city manag-
er and what the top three candidates
brought to the position, the Wauchula
City Commission has chosen local can-
didate Terry Atchley to be the top man in
city employment.
Dierdre "Didi" White won the right to
retake a seat on the Zolfo Springs Town
Commission in the municipal election
held Monday.

National Solar has notified the
County Commission of its intentions to
build up to a $700 million solar farm in
eastern Hardee County.

An elderly man was killed in a shoot-
ing incident late Saturday night in
Bowling Green.

October
A Hardee County man has changed
his plea in a child molestation case and
has effectively avoided a sentence of life
in prison. Instead Joseph Raymond
Colavito, 56, will spend the next two
decades behind bars.

The Peace River was at its highest
since 2004. Then it was due to a hurri-
cane. This was described as a tropical
disturbance that produced rainfall
around the county varying from four to
eight inches.

Recent concerns about the high
amount of overtime hours in the Hardee
County Fire-Rescue department have


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by federal law.

Despite valiant efforts to save her, a
49-year-old Wauchula woman has died
following a house fire last week.

The "Rewinding the '50s. and 60s
Reunion" is expected to bring in thou-
sands of Hardee Senior High School.
graduates from the dual decades of the
1950s and the 1960s.

November
Yvonne Kimball, city manager of
Bowling Green since Oct. 1, 2008, has.
resigned effective Nov. 10 to take a sim-
ilar job at higher pay in Dewey Humbolt,
Ariz.

The Hardee County Sheriff's Office,
just completed a 10-day Internet sting
operation dubbed "Trick or Treat," first:
focusing on prostitution and then switch-i
ing to predators. In all, 12 people were,
arrested, the majority of them hoping to
have sexual relations with a child.

A trusted local accountant is suspect-,
ed of stealing upward of $1 million in
client funds. Michael Douglas Manley,,
owner of Manley & Associates inr
Wauchula, was arrested Monday night:
on first-degree felony charges of grand
theft over $100,000 and money launder-
ing.

2010 graduate Nick Battles was
achieving his dream to become a Marine.
His goal was waylaid last Wednesday by
a freak injury during his last day of basic
training.

Gov. Rick Scott recently appointed a
replacement to the District 3 Couity
Commission seat held by Terry Atchley
since his election in 2008. Atchley
resigned Sept. 23 to become the
Wauchula city manager. Fredrick "Rick"
M. Knight was chosen by Scott on
Tuesday, and became a Hardee County
commissioner effective immediately.

December
Hardee County and the Industrial
Development Authority have some ques-
tions to answer regarding their account-
ing principles after receiving a certified
Letter from the Joint Legislative Auditing
Committee of the Florida Legislature.

The Hardee County Industrial
Development Authority is waiting on a
reimbursement of $532,193 from the
Economic Developmental Authority
after making the request to Clerk of.
Courts Hugh Bradley on Oct. 21..
Bradley refuses to release the funds until
the IDA completes its audit and other:
state requirements.

A 31-year-old was stabbed to death
late Friday night. According to Wauchula
Police Department reports, Kevin Harris
was transported shortly after midnight
and was pronounced dead from his
injuries. Det. Sgt. Kevin Brock headed
the investigation to establish charges
against alleged assailant Ellis Steve
Hodges, 36.

Two Hardee County department
heads have been suspended with pay as
the county investigates allegations of
sexual misconduct on county time,
sometimes even on county property, and
its alleged cover up.

Emergency Management Director
Richard Shepard submitted his resigna-
tion Tuesday amid accusations of mis-
conduct while on the job and attempting
to cover it up. Fire Chief/ Public Safety
Director Michael Choate was reinstated
by County Manager Lex Albritton on
Thursday morning of last week after
being suspended for one day.


No matter how old you are, there's always something good to look forward to.
-Lynn Johnston
Old age Is not so bad when you consider the alternatives.
--Maurice Chevalier


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DON "MR. E"
LEROY EVORS
Don "Mr. E." Leroy Evors,
68, of Wauchula, passed away
Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, at his
home surrounded by his
friends and family. '
Don was born in Wauchula
on Feb. 26, 1943 and'lived
here his whole life.
Mr. E. enjoyed classic cars
and spending time with his;
family, and was a member of'
First United Methodist
Church in Wauchula.
He was preceded in death'
by his parents, James "Crack-:
er" and Hazel Neeley Evors;
and one brother Robert Evors.
Don is survived by his
beloved wife, Marsha Wells
Evors of Wauchula; two sons,
Darrell Evors and wife Judy
of Zolfo Springs, and Matt
Crews and wife Mellissa of
Wauchula; -one daughter,
Brandy Bond and husband
Kevin of Lake Placid; and
seven grandchildren Dara
Evors, Lark Evors, Morgan'
Crews, Jacob Bond, Trey,
Bond, Marshall Bond and
Mattie Belle Bond.
Graveside services were,
held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3,
20.12, in Wauchula Cemetery.
with Pastor Scott Waldron of
Southside Baptist Church
officiating.
In lieu of flowers the fami-;
ly has requested donations be.
made to Good Shepherd,
Hospice, Development De-
partment, 105 Arneson Ave.,
4uburndale, FL 33823 or to
Hardee County Cancer Sup-'
port Foundation, 120 N.
Fourth Ave., Wauchula, FL,
33873.
On-line condolences may
be made at www.Ponger-
KaysGrady.com
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CHARLES REX
GRIMSLEY SR.
Charles Rex Grimsley Sr.,
79, of Sebring, died. on
Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, in
Sebring.
Born on Feb. 8, 1932, in
Hardee County, he wint to
Sebring 12 years ago from
Wauchula, where he hadrlived

cheering for the underdog
team, and loved spending time
with his family.
He is survived by his' wife,
Virginia.Grimsley of Sebring;
son Chucky Grimsley and
wife Vida of Lake Park, Ga.,
four daughters Kathryn Harris
and husband Claude Jr. of
Wauchula, Diane Jones and
husband Jerry of Bowling
Green, Sue Oakley of Avon
Park, and Tammy Daw and
husband Kenneth Sr. of
Wauchula; two sisters Ruth
Waldee of Fort Myers,' and
Frances Welch of Bartow; 12
grandchildren; and nine great-
grandchildren.
Graveside services were
held on Wednesday, Jan. 4,
2012, at Bowling Green
Cemetery-with Sam Varis offi-
ciating.
Expressions of comfort may
be made at robartslh.com.


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tag Sr., 84, died on Tuesday,
Jan. 3, 2012.
Born in Wauchula on July
6, 1927, Eddie was the only
son of five children of Stanley
and Teresa Schontag.
Eddie served in the U.S.
Navy during WWII and was
married to his wife Harriet
Schontag'in 1947. He was
active in the agricultural
industry. He farmed citrus
and cattle for over 64 years.
He was preceded in death
by his parents and three sis-
ters, Lillie Ingles, Stella Johns
and Helen Swartz; and his
wife Harriet Schontag.
He is survived by his sister
Francis Conner and husband
Jim; three children, Stanley
Schontag Sr. and wife Joan of
Lake Wales; Cindy Scott of
Wauchula, and Joanne Buck-
hanan and husband Thomas
of Wauchula; dear companion
and friend Betty Howze of
Wauchula; eight grandchil-
dren, Steven Schontag of
Bowling Green, Laren
Chester and husband West of
Wauchula, Keith Watson of
Louisiana, Kevin Watson and
wife Tonya of Louisiana,
Susan Keene and husband
Ron of Punta Gorda, Maranda
Earl and husband Clifford of
Lehigh Acres, Amber Davis
of Clewiston, and Christopher
Buckhanan of Wauchula; and
16 great-grandchildren, Ste-
vie Brook, Ellieott Grace,
Emmalyn Rae, Korey, Jarrett,
Gannon, Kyle, Travis, Abi-
gail, Kelly, Lyndsey, Aimee,
Jonathan, Kyliegh, Kailynn
and Kendra.
Visitation is Thursday, Jan.
5, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the
Chapel of Ponger-Kays-
Grady Funeral Home. Ser-
vices are Friday, Jan. 6, at 11
a.m. at First United Methodist
Church of Wauchula with
Pastor Danielle Upton and
Marcus Shackelford officiat-
ing. Interment follows in New
Hope Cemetery.
On-line condolences may be
made at PongerKays-
Grady.com.
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Obituaries

EDNA SUE BRYANT
Edna Sue Bryant, 76, of
Wauchula, died on Thursday,



HELEN V. GIBSON
Helen V. Gibson, 94, of
Wauchula, passed away
Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, in
Sebring.
She was born June 14,
1917, in Wauchula and was a
lifelong resident. Helen was a
member of Emmanuel Baptist
Church in Bowling Green,
and attended Victory Praise
Center in Bowling Green.
Helen was preceded in
death by two husbands Gid
Gibson and Robert Hill.
She has no known sur-
vivors.
, Visitation is from 10 to 11
a.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012,
with services at 11 a.m. in the
Chapel of Ponger-Kays-
Grady Funeral Home, 404 W.
Palmetto St., Wauchula, with
the Rev. Tony Faulkner of
New Beginnings Church of
God of Bowling Green offici-
ating. Burial will follow in
Bowling Green Cemetery.
On-line condolences may be
made at www.PongerKays-
Grady.com.
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Dec. 29, 2011, at Sebring.
Born on Feb. 19, 1935, in
Marble, N.C., she came to
Hardee County from Georgia in
the 1950s. She was a dishwash-
er at Wauchula Family Restau-
rant.
Survivors include sons Shel-
by Gene Bryant of Wauchula
and Billy Ray Bryant of Wau-
chula; daughter Brenda Gail
Froehlich of Wauchula; six
grandchildren; and four great-
grandchildren.
A memorial service will be
held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 6,
at Robarts Garden Chapel.
Arrangements are by Robarts
Family Funeral Home.

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HAYWARD SIMPSON
Hayward Simpson, 75, of
Arcadia, passed away on
Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, in Port
Charlotte.
Hayward was born on Aug.
18, 1936, in Avon Park and
moved to Arcadia over 40
years ago. He was retired
from the Florida Department
of Transportation where he
worked as a truck driver. He
was a veteran of the U.S.
Navy and a member of the
American Legion Post Kll,
and the Disabled American
Veterans Chapter III of
Arcadia. Hayward was an
avid Tampa Bay Buccaneer
fan, who enjoyed fishing and
spending time with his fami-
ly. He was a member of the
Nocatee Church of God.
He was preceded in death
by his bel ved wife, Saydeth
"Sadie" Simpson in 2006; his
parents, Johnny and Ruby
Simpson; brother Glen Simp-
son; and sister Dot Holland.
Survivors are his sons,
Steve Adcock and wife
Shirley of Arcadia, Douglas
Adcock and wife Angel of
Venice, Lawrence Adcock
and wife Vicky of Wauchula,
and Billy Adcock and wife
Stephanie of Inverness;
daughter Kathryn Perry of
Arcadia; sister Myrtice
Leininger of Archibald, Ohio;
23 grandchildren; and 19
great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be conduct-
ed from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday,
Jan. 5, 2012, at Ponger-Kays-
Grady Chapel, 50 N. Hills-
borough Ave., Arcadia. Fu-
neral services will be at 10
a.m. Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at
the funeral home with the
DeSoto Honor Guard to ren-
der military honors at Joshua
Creek Cemetery where burial
will be. On-line condolences
may be made at pongerkays-
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FUNERAL REPORT


Bluffs Hosts
Speaker Monday
Motivational stand-up come-
dian Tony O'Connor, who lost
bothlegs and an arm in an acci-
dent at the age of 17, will be
speaking Monday at Brookside
Bluffs in Zolfo Springs from 7
to 9 p.m. He speaks to groups
about being a triple amputee but
not letting his handicap get in
his way, and does so with a lit-
tle twist.
There will be limited refresh-
hnents consisting of cookies,
coffee and tea. Admission con-
sists of a,$10 donation. Brook-
side Bluffs is at 7750 Golf
Blvd.

Cancer Society
Holding Meeting
The American Cancer
Society is holding a Relay For
Life team captains' meeting on
Thursday, Jan. 19, starting at
5:30 p.m. and lasting for one
hour.
The meeting will be at the
School Board Training Room at
200 N. Florida Ave. in
Wauchula.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 25-2011-CA-000348
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL
TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE
FOR MORGAN STANLEY CAPI-
TAL I INC. TRUST 2006-HE2


Plaintiff,


CARL BROWN; VERONICA
BROWN; ANY AND ALL UN-
KNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER AND
AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED
INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS)
WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE
DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER
SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY
CLAIM AN INTEREST AS
SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS; UNKNOWN TEN-
ANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF
THE PROPERTY
Defendants

NOTICE OF ACTION
To the following Defendant(s):
CARL BROWN
Last Known Address
698 CHAMBERLAIN BLVD
WAUCHULA, FL 33873
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action for Foreclosure of
Mortgage on the following
described property:
LOT 54, PEACE RIVER HEIGHTS,
UNIT 2, AS SHOWN BY MAP OR
PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN
THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF
THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORI-
DA, IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 43.
a/k/a 698 CHAMBERLAIN
BLVD, WAUCHULA, FL
33873
has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, If any, to
it, on Marinosci Law Group, P.C.,
Attorney for Plantiff, whose
address is 100 W. Cypress Creek
Road, Suite 1045, Fort
Lauderdale, Florida 33309 on or
before Feb. 3, 2012, a date which
is within thirty (30) days after the
first publication of this Notice in
THE HERALD-ADVOCATE and file
the original with the Clerk of this
Court either before service on
Plaintiff's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the
relief demand in the complaint.
This notice is provided pursuant
to Administrative Order No. 2.065.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, Ifyou are a person with a
disability who needs any accom-
modation in order to participate in
this proceeding, you are entitled,
at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please con-
tact the Office of the Court
Administrator, (863) 534-4690,
'within two (2) working days Of
,your receipt of this notice; if you
are hearing or voice impaired,
call TDD (863) 534-7777 or
Florida Relay Service 711.
I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true
and correct copy of the foregoing
Notice of Filing was mailed to all
the parties in the attached mailing
list.
WITNESS my hand and the seal
of this Court this 29 day of Dec.,
2011.
B.HUGH BRADLEY
As Clerk of the Court
By: Connie Coker
As Deputy Clerk
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MONDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Graham
Crackers, Blueberry. Poptart,
Orange Juice, Condiments and
Milk
Lunch: Sausage Pizza,
Hamburger on a Bun, Salad
Tray, Baked Beans, Cherry
Juice Bar, Condiments and Milk

TUESDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Graham
Crackers, French; Toast,
Sausage Patty, Oranges, Condi-
ments and Milk
Lunch: Chicken Patty on a
Bun, Hotdogs, Garden Peas,
Salad Tray, Cake, Ice Cream,
Condiments and Milk

WEDNESDAY
Breakfast- Cereal, Graham
Crackers, Scrambled Eggs
w/cheese, Buttered Toast,
Pears, Condiments and Milk
Lunch: Macaroni & Cheese,
Burrito, Salad Tray, Pinto
Beans, Juice, Cornbread,
Condiments and Milk

THURSDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Cinnamon
Toast, Oatmeal, Orange Juice,
Condiments and Milk
Lunch: Rib-B-Que on a Bun,
Deli Turkey Sandwich, Potato
Rounds, Pears, Salad Tray,
Condiments and Milk

FRIDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Graham
Crackers, Breakfast Stick,
Applesauce, Condiments and
Milk
Lunch: Tacos, Toasted Ham
& Cheese, Salad Tray, Mexican
Rice, Applesauce, Condiments
and Milk

JUNIOR HIGH
MONDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Graham
Crackers, Pop Tarts Variety,
Juice, Condiments and Milk
Lunch: Sausage Pizza,
Hamburger on a Bun, Alternate
Meal, Lettuce & Tomato, Baked
Beans, Juice Bar, Condiments
and Milk

TUESDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Graham
Crackers, French Toast,
Sausage Patty, Oranges,
Condiments and Milk
Lunch: Chicken Patty on a
Bun, Pepperoni Pizza, Hotdogs,
Alternate Meal, Lettuce &
Tomato, Garden Peas, Diced
Pears, Ice Cream Cups,
Condiments and Milk

WEDNESDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Buttered
Toast, Scrambled Eggs
w/cheese, Diced Pears, Condi-
ments and Milk
Lunch: Macaroni & Cheese,
Ham, Cornbread, Burrito,
Alternate Meal, Sausage Pizza,
Tossed Salad, Pinto Beans,
Juice, Condiments and Milk


Encourage

To Explore
Interacting with the natural
world can help children develop
a healthy respect for the mar-
vels of nature. The great out-
doors is one big exciting sci-
ence .lesson waiting to be dis-
covered, and it is a world that
kids are naturally fascinated by.
There are great ways to get kids
to interact with nature. The new
season of the PBS KIDS' hit
series "Dinosaur Train" features
a nature club theme that the
kids name "The Nature
Trackers," which encourages
kids to get outside, get into
nature and make their own dis-
coveries.-
SNature treasure hunt: Take
your child on an outdoor excur-
sion to a natural area nearby,
such as a park or backyard.
Explain that the two of you are
going to go on a hunt to find
some items, and to make your
own pictures of plants and ani-
mals-just like a real scientist.
Have your child collect one
item (e.g.; a rock, a leaf) to help
him remember the journey.
Collect a critter: Before
you go outside, discuss what
kinds of creatures are okay to
collect and observe for a few
hours and then return to their
habitats-and which ones should
be left alone. Safe critters to
collect include ants. ladvhu s.
beetles, grasshoppers, caterpil-
lars, earthworms and small
frogs or toads.
Camouflage: Ask your
child to think of some ways that
animals avoid being seen by
other animals in the wild.


Explain that some animals use a
survival trick called "camou-
flage." Camouflage means hav-
ing skin, feathers or fur that
matches the color of a creature's
natural surroundings (or "habi-
tat"). Show photographs of
some animals that blend into
their surroundings, such as the-
walking stick insect, cryptic


Breakfast: Cereal, Oatmeal,
Buttered Toast, Juice,
Condiments and Milk
Lunch: Rib-B-Que on a Bun,
Sausage Pizza, Alternate Meal,
Deli Turkey Sandwhich, Salad
Bar, Tossed Salad, Green
Beans, Diced Pears, Condi-
ments and Milk

FRIDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Graham
Crackers, Breakfast Stick,
Applesauce, Condiments and
Milk
Lunch: Tacos, Toasted Ham
& Cheese, Sausage Pizza,
Alternate Meal, Lettuce &
Tomato, Mexican Rice,
Applesauce, Condiments and
Milk

SENIOR HIGH
MONDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Super
Donut, Orange Juice, Condi-
ments and Milk
Lunch: Cheeseburger on a
Bun, Hamburger on a Bun,
French Fries, Chicken Patty on
a Bun, Fresh Potatoes, Broccoli,
Tossed Salad, Macaroni Salad,
Juice, Cake, Ice Cream
Condiments and Milk

TUESDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Biscuit,
Sausage, Applesauce, Condi-
ments and Milk
Lunch: Pepperoni Pizza,
Cheeseburger on a Bun,
Hamburger on a Bun, Chicken
& Rice, French Fries, Steamed
Cabbage, Black-Eyed Peas,
Tossed Sal d, Beets, Juice Bar,
Cornbread, Condiments and
Milk

WEDNESDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Cheese
Grits, Buttered Toast, Peaches,
Condiments and Milk
Lunch: Cheeseburger on a
Bun, Lasagna w/Ground Beef,
French Fries, Green Beans,
Summer Squash, Tossed
Salad, Waldorf Salad, Peaches,
Rolls, Condiments and Milk

THURSDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Breakfast
Pizza," Peaches, Condiments
and Milk
Lunch: Cheeseburger on a
Bun, French Fries, Crunchy
Fish Shapes, Grits, Garden
Peas, Jello, Applesauce,
Condiments and Milk

FRIDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Breakfast
Stick, Fruit Cocktail, Condi-
ments and Milk
Lunch: Pepperoni Pizza,
Cheeseburger on a Bun,
French Fries, Nachos w/Ground
Beef, Mexican Rice, Pinto
Beans, Corn, Pineapple
Chunks, Tossed Salad, Condi-
ments and Milk

Individual menus are sub-
ject to change.


going Kids

SOutdoors
frog and leaf-mimic katydid.
Join the "Nature Trackers
Club": Another great way to get
your kids excited about nature
is to have them join Dinosaur
Train's "Nature Trackers Club"!
The Jim. Henson Company's
Nature Tracker initiative offers
a downloadable guidebook,
activity challenges, newsletters
and more. By going to the par-
ent's page on PBS KIDS at
www.PBSKIDS.org/dinosaur-
train, grown-ups can print out
the guidebook,


PHOTO BY JIM KELLY
Floyd Rice, funeral director and embalmer for Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home in
Wauchula, spoke to the Hardee Rotary Club on Wednesday, Dec. 21, at the Java Cafe.
From left are Rev. Harold Davis, Zee Smith, Floyd Rice and Joe Jones.


CITY OF WAUCHULA

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

The City Commission of the City of Wauchula will hold the regular scheduled meeting
Monday, January 9, 2012 at 6:00 pm or as soon thereafter as it reasonably can be
held. Items on the agenda are as follows: Ordinance 2011-11 (Public Hearing)(Second
Reading), Ordinance 2011-11A (Public Hearing)(Second Reading), Ordinance 2011-
11B (Public Hearing)(Second Reading), Resolution 2012-01 FDOC Work Squad
WS640, Resolution 2012-02 Acceptance of IDAFunds for rehabilitation of 226 West
Main Street, Resolution 2012-03 Acceptance of a Byrne Grant, Approval to pay Gray
Robinson Invoices, and any other business that may come before the Commission.

The meeting will be held at the Commission Chambers located at 225 East Main
Street, Wauchula, FL 33873.


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

The City Commission of the City of Wauchula, Florida does not discriminate upon the basis of
any individual's disability status. This non-discriminatory policy involves every aspect of the Com-
mission's functions, including ones access to, participation, employment or treatment in its programs
or activities. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with
Disabilities Act or Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, should contact the City Clerk-at (863) 773-
3131.
CITY OF WAUCHULA
S/Richard Keith Nadaskay Jr.
Mayor
ATTEST
S/Holly Smith
City Clerk
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

The Board of Directors of the City of Wauchula Community Redevelopment Agency (the
Board) will hold the regular scheduled meeting Monday, January 9,2012 immediately follow-
ing the City Commission meeting which will convene at 6:00 pm or as soon thereafter as it
reasonably can be held. Items on the agenda are as follows: Commercial Grants, Residential
Grants, IDA Grant Resolution and any other business that may come before the Board.

The meetings will be held at the Commission Chambers located at 225 East Main Street,
Wauchula, FL 33873.

Pursuant to Section 286.0107, Florida Statutes, as amended, the Board hereby advises that if
any interested person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter
considered at the proceedings, he will need a record of the proceeding and,that4 for such purposes,
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Semi-Pro Skateboarder


Puts On Exhibition Here


By MARIA TRUJILLO
For The Herald-Advocate
Finding something that
you're passionate about can be
difficult.
ILuckily for skateboarder
Derek Lemoine, he was able to
find his true passion at a young
age.
When he was about 7 years
old, he and his mother, Sheila
Geisler, moved to New Ham-
pshire. There, Lemoine saw a
skate park near his house. And
That's where it started for him.
Seeing that it was rundown,
Lemoine contacted several peo-
ple to help and make the skate
park a place where people could
actually go to skate. After it was
finished, he would spend many
hours at the park skating and
making sure no one defaced it.
Lemoine continued to skate
throughout the years and, due to


his hard work and great skills,
became a semi-professional
around the age of 17.
That is also when he became
sponsored. Currently, Lemoine
is being sponsored by Red Alert
Skateboard Shop and Vox
footwear.
Recently, Lemoine competed
in the Volcom Wild In The
Parks Competition in Arizona
and placed seventh place out of
25,000 skaters. He also won
another competition in Ma-
sachusetts, where he was given
a free board.
In an effort to give back to
the community where his moth-
er once lived and now currently
works, Lemoine will be at the
Skate Park in Wauchula on
Tuesday. He decided to come
here and show skaters a few
tricks and just have fun.
While there he will be giving


away several of the prizes he
has one in competitions, and he
will also hold a best-trick con-
test where the winner will
receive another prize.
Lemoine will be handing out
T-shirts, backpacks and other
great things given to him by his
sponsors and other skaters. If
you're lucky, you may even
receive some free things auto-
graphed by a professional
skater.
If you would like to see some
of Lemoine's skills, you can
watch some of his videos on
Youtube.
Everyone who loves to skate
and wants to spend some time
with a semi-pro is welcome to
attend. The park is located on
North Third Avenue next to the
city of Wauchula's water tower.
Lemoine will be there from 3
p.m. until it gets dark.


COURTESY PHOTO
Derek Lemoine is seen here performing one of his many tricks. The semi-professional
has won several competitions.


RANGE CATTLE STATION


PHOTO BYJIM KELLY
On Dec. 15 Clay Newman received a five-year service pin from center director Dr. John
Arthington at the Range Cattle Station south of Ona. The University of Florida center
does research on cattle forages, soil science, agronomy, and weed control. The cen-
ter is located on 2,800 acres, has about 700 cows and 50 bulls, and sells about 500
calves annually to help support its budget. The center is in its 70th year and has 17
employees. This is the third year of an archery hunting lease that also brings in funds
for the center. Eight hunters are allowed. The staff was 23 in 2005. The faculty has been
reduced from seven to four. From left are Dr. Arthington, Clay Newman, and farm man-
ager Dennis Kalich.


Soccer Boys At 4-3-3


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
In the first half of the season,
the Wildcat soccer boys have
played hard, battling to three
ties, along with three close loss-
es and four victories.
The second season began
Tuesday with a visit from Avon
Park and another today (Thurs-
day) against Frostproof and
tomorrow at Fort Meade. Next
week brings games at Haines
City on Wednesday and home
for Sebring on Saturday. The
boys districts are the week of
Jan. 23 at Lake Placid.
After a pair of losses early in
December, Hardee had a trio of
games the final week before the
holiday break,
On Dec. 12, Hardee hosted


the Fort Meade Miners and was
able to get all 23 players in the
game. Hardee took 22 shots on
goal, while allowing Fort
Meade only 9, but both had dif-
ficulty putting the ball in the
hole. The Miners scored first
and Hardee knotted it at 1-1
with a header by Enrique
Zamora with eight minutes left
in the game.
On Dec. 13, the Wildcats
went to Lake Placid and chal-
lenged the Green Dragons. A
full and intense game had
Hardee attacking first with a
shot on goal at the two-minute.
mark. Armando Alvarez put
two goals on the board and
defensive player Gilberto
Cardoza put one in on a free
kick.


It was a controlled game with
good sportsmanship and no yel-
low cards. "Hardee played a
controlled game and passed and
played as a team in the 3-1
win," said Coach Dennis Aubry.
The final fall game was at
DeSoto. A 0-0 tie in the first
game between the Bulldogs and
Wildcats ended nearly the same
way, except this score was 1-1.
Hardee scored within the first
eight minutes.
"They made good use of the
field, passed the ball well, were
quick to the ball and controlled
it," said Aubry. Hardee had 17
shots, while limiting DeSoto to
14. The Bulldogs' only goal
came in two minutes into the
second period. Oscar Palacios
scored Hardee's lone goal.


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BB Boys Take 2 Tourney Wins


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By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
After dropping its first game.
the Hardee Wildcats came back
to win a pair.
The Hardee varsity basketball
team played last week in the
First Academy Christmas
Tournament in Orlando and
added a pair of victories to
its season's record 5-4.
is week, the 'Cats play in
Cathlpen Shoot-Out, play-
)morrow (Friday) at 7:30
;t the host Kathleen Red
;, and again on Saturday
,keland McKeel Academy.
Hardee started its string of
games in the Orlando tourney
with a loss to the East River
Falcons, 65-52 last Tuesday
night. The Wildcats were


unable to stop the scoring duo
of Wilfredo Rodriguez with 29
points and Kevin Dobard with
18.
For Hardee Andrew "Dru"
Hooks led with 18 points on
strong shooting. with a half
dozen deuces, a trey and 3-of-6
at the charity stripe. Steve
Metayer had 11 points, includ-
ing 5-of-6 at the free throw line.
and Jujuan "J.J." Hooks had 10.
Other Wildcat scorers were
Keshun Rivers with seven
points and Keyon Brown with
six. There was a lot of help on
the floor game, where Keyon
Brown had eight rebounds and
a blocked shot. Rivers added
five rebounds, three steals and
three assists and Dru Hooks
added five rebounds, a blocked


On The Agenda
HARDEE COUNTY COMMISSION
The Hardee County Commission will hold its regular ses-
sion today (Thursday) beginning at 8:30 a.m. in Room 102,
Courthouse Annex I, 412 W. Orange St., Wauchula. The meet-
ing can be followed on computer by going to www.hard-
eeclerk.com and following the link just above the picture of the
courthouse. It, and past meetings, can also be seen at that link
anytime. Each contains an information packet for the items
discussed during the meeting.
The following is a synopsis of agenda topics that may be of
public interest. Times are approximate except for advertised
public hearings.
-Employee of the Year, 8:35 a.m.
-Jerry Smith farewell comments, 8:45 a.m.
-City impact fees on ball fields, and building leases, 8:55 a.m.
-Budget amendment to reimburse FEMA, 9:10 a.m.
-Resolution on Regional Workforce Boards.
This agenda is provided as a public service of The Herald-
Advocate and the Hardee County Commission for those who
may wish to plan to attend.


John Deer, EA
Enrolled since 1979
BS Accounting
863-773-6661


shot and two steals. Others in
the rebounding parade were J.J.
Hooks. Metayer. Alonzo
"Kane" Casso. Christian
Moralez and Luke Palmer.
The 'Cats played their second
game of the tournament on
Wednesday night. downing
New Dimensions 81-57.
Rivers topped the Hardee
scoring parade with 30 points
on seven trevs. four deuces and
a free throw. J.J. Hooks chipped
in with 19 points, while Dru
Hooks had 14. Keyon Brown
10. Moralez six and Palmer two
points.
Moralez led the defense with
13 rebounds. Keyon Brown
pulled down 11 rebounds to go
with a pair of steals and an
assist. J.J. Hooks, Rivers. Casso
and Dru Hooks each had four
rebounds, and Metayer, Bobby
Brown and Palmer also joined
in the rebounding.
Hardee's final tourney game
was against rival Kathleen, with
Hardee claiming the 47-40 win.
The 'Cats led 14-7 at the end of
the first period and 21-20 at
halftime. A strong third quarter
put them up 37-28 and they
held on for the win.
Dru Hooks had 14 points,
Rivers 13 and J.J. Hooks 11 for
three Wildcats in double-digit
scoring. Keyon Brown added
four, Metayer three and
Moralez two points.
Metayer and Rivers each had
a half dozen rebounds and
Moralez added five. J.J. Hooks
had four rebounds and three
apiece of steals and assists. Dru
Hooks also had four rebounds.
but added a blocked shot to his
trio of steals and assists. Bobby
Brown also rebounded well.


Jo Ann Wilson, EA
Enrolled since 2003
863-735-1614


Jan. 5 G. Weightlifting
HJHS Basketball
G/B Soccer


DeSoto
Lake Placid
Frostproof


HOME
HOME
HOME


4 p.m.
5:30/6:30
5:30/8 p.m.


Jan. 6 G/B Soccer Fort Meade Away 5:30/8 p.m.
Girls Basketball Lake Wales Away 6/7:30 p.m.
V. Basketball Kathleen Away 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 7 G. Weightlifting Lake Placid Away 9:30 a.m.
V. Basketball McKeel Away 6 p.m.
Jan. 9 HJHS Basketball Sebring Away 5:30/6:30
Jan. 10 G. Basketball Auburndale Away 6/7:30 p.m.
B. Basketball Auburndale HOME 6/7:30 p.m.
Jan. 11 G/B Soccer Haines City Away 5:30/8 p.m.
Jan. 12 HJHS Basketball Avon Park HOME 5:30/6:30
Jan. 13 G. Weightlifting LaBelle Away 5 p.m.
G. Basketball Teneroc HOME 6/8 p.m.
B. Basketball Teneroc Away 6/8 p.m.
Jan. 14 G/B Soccer Sebring HOME TBA
Jan. 16 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 17 HJHS Basketball Avon Park Away 5:30/6:30 p.m.
B. Basketball Lake Wales Away 6:7:30 p.m.
Jan. 19 HJHS Basketball Hill-Gustat Away 5:30/6:30 p.m.


G. Basketball


DeSoto


HOME


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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
1st & 3rd ..............4:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
Tues. Prayer/Bible Study ......6:00 p.m.

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

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

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

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

FAITH ASSEMBLY OF GOD
4937 Hwy. 17 N. 375-4206
Sunday School ......................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................ 1:00 a.m.
Disciples Train & Choirs ......5:30 p.m.
Evening Worship .................6:30 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ...............7:00 p.m.

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Bowling Green
S. Hwy. 17 375-2253
-SUNDAY:
Bible Study ........................9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship ................10:45 a.m.
Evening Worship .................:30 p.m.

WEI)NESDAY:
Discipleship Training
Youth & Adult ................. :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 ..........:.....:00) a.m.
Evening Worship ..................6:) p.m.
Wed. Bible Study ..................6:00 p.m.

FORT GREEN BAPTIST
CHURCH
Baptist Church Road 773-9013
Bible Connection ......'...........9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ..............11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening ....................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Supper ..............6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ........7:00 p.m.

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

IGLESIA DEL DIOS VIVO
105 )ixiana St. 375-4191
Domingo De Predicacion ....11:00 p.m.
Mares Estudio Biblico ..........7:00 p.m.
Micrcoles Estudior Juvenil ....7:00 p.m.
Jueves De Predicacion ..........7:100 p.m.

IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH
210 E. Broward St. 375-4681
Sunday School .......................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ............... 1:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ............ 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ..................7:00 p.m

MACEDONIA PRIMITIVE
BAPTIST CHURCH
607 Palmetto St.
Church School ...................9:30 a.m.
Morning Service ................ 1:00 a.m.
Evening Service .................7:00 p.m.
Wed. Bible Study/Prayer ......7:00 p.m.
Communion-2nd Sun. Eve. ..6:00 p.m.

MT. PISGAH BAPTIST CHURCH
6210 Mt. Pisgah Rd. 375-4409
Sunday School .............:........9:45 a.m .
Morning Worship .............. 1:00 a.m.
Disciples Training..................5:00 p.mi .
Evening Worship ...............7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer Time........7:00 p.m.

NEW BEGINNING CHURCH
Mason Dixon & County Line Rd.
781-5887
Sunday Worship ................. 1:00 a.m.
2nd Sunday Communion ....1 I:00 a.m.
5th Sunday Feast..................I 1:00 a.m .
Bread ol Life Sunday.........12:15 p.m.
T.H.E. Meeting Tuesday ....7:00 p.m.


Donnis & Kathy Barber
Hwy. 66 East
PO. Box 780


BOWLING GREEN

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

PRIMER 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.
M iercoles 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.... 1:00 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

IGLESIA PENTECOSTES
MISSION POR LAS ALMAS
149 Bedger Loop 448-2831
Miercoles (Ensefianza Biblica) ............
..............................................7 :30 p .m .

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

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

UNION BAPTIST CHURCH
5076 Lily Church Rd. 494-5622
Sunday School.....................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worhip .............. 1:00 a.m.
'Evh ing Wosi ip ..................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 ....................10:0 a.m.
English Service ............... 1:30 a.m.
General Worship Service ......1:30 p.m.
Tuesday Prayer .....................7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:00 p.m.

CELEBRATION CHURCH
322 Hanchey Rd.
863-781-1624
hardee.celebration.org
Sunday Morning Service ....I1:00) a.m.
Sunday Evening Service........6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Youth Service ....5:30 p.m.
Childcare provided at all services

CELEBRATION FELLOWSHIP
773-0427
Celebration Service7.............10:30 a.m.
lVWedm',(e.v/s Eviening Cell Groiups
Adult Cell Group ..................7:00 p.m.
Youth Cell Group .................7:00 p.m.
Children's Cell Group ..........7:00 p.m.
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CHARLIE CREEK
BAPTIST CHURCH
6885 State Road 64 East 773-3447
Sunday School ...................... 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ...............1 :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 ..................10:45 a.m.
W wednesday ............................7:00 p.m .

CHURCH OF CHRIST
Will Duke Road
773-2249
Sunday Morning Worship'......9:30 a.m.
Sunday Bible Class..............l 1;30 a.m.
Sunday Evening Worship ......6:00 p.m.
Wed. Night Bible Class .......7:00 p.m.
Men s Leaderslhip & 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 .


(863) 735-0470
Zolfo Springs, FL


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 .................... 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship .................. 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship ....................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Supper ................6:15 p.m.
Wed. Youth Fellowship..........6:50 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ........7:00 p.m.

FAITH TEMPLE CHURCH
OF GOD
701 N. 7th Ave 773-3800
Sunday School ......................9:30 a.m.
Sunday Worship .................. 10:20 a.m.
Children's Chuch ................10:40 a.m.
Evening Service ....................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ........7:00 p.m.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
1570 W. Main St. 773-4182
SUNDAY:
Bible Study for all ages .......9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ............... 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ...............6:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY:
Sr. Adult Bible Study ..........10:00 a.m.
Children's Chiors
(PK-Grade 4) .................... 5:30 p.m.
PRAISE 57-Jr High Chior .. 5:30 p.m.
Mid-Week Prayer Meeting .. 6:00 p.m.
Kids On Missions
(PK-Grade 4) .................... 6:00 p.n.
C lub 56 ................................ 6:00 p.m .
Youth Group (Grades 7-12) 6:00 p.m.
Family Life Ministry
& Discipleship ................. 6:00 p.m.
Church Orchestra................. 6:00 p.m.
Adult Choir ...................... 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.
Prc-K Blast .......................... 10:45 a.m.'
Kids World B.L.A.S.T.
(K-5th) ............................ 10:45 a.m .
Worship Service ..................10:45 a.m.
WEDNESDAY:
Check-In begins for
Nursery-5thgrade ..................6:15 p.m.
Classes for children ages
PreK-12th grade............6:30-8:00 p.m.


FIRST CHURCH OF
THE NAZARENE
511 W. Palmetto St.
Sunday School ...................10:00 a.m.
Morning Service ................. 1:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ..................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ...............7:00 p.m.
FIRST MISSIONARY
BAPTIST CHURCH
1347 Martin Luther King Ave.
773-6556
Sunday School ...................... 9:30 a.m.
Morning Service .................11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m.
Tues. Youth Ministry Meeting/
Bible Study ........................6:00 p.m.
Wed. Prayer/Bible Study ......7:00 p.m.

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

FLORIDA'S FIRST ASSEMBLY
OF GOD CHURCH
1397 South Florida Avenue
773-9386.
Sunday School ............ .......9:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ..............10:00 a.m.
Wed. Family Night ................7:00 p.m.
Adult, Children & Radiate Youth Church-

FLORIDA GOSPEL
511 W. Palmetto
223-5126
Sunday Morning Worship .... 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Worship ..............7:30 p.m.

THE GOSPEL TABERNACLE
810 W. Tennessee St. 863-735-1158
. Morning Service ..................10:00 a.m.


Wednesday Service................7:00 p.m.

HEARTLAND
COMMUNITY CHURCH
1262 W. Main St. 767-6500
Coffee & Donuts....................9:00 a.m.
Sunday School .................... :30 a.m.
W worship ............................ 10:30 a.m.
Wed. Night Dinner ................6:00 p.m.
Wed. Bodybuilders Adult Cl.
Crossroads &
Light use Min. .................7:00 p.m.


WAUCHULA

HIGHER GROUND
INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY
1258 W. MAIN STREET
WAUCHULA, FL
Sunday Morning Worship....11:00 a.m.
Wed. Night Bible Study ........6:30 p.m.

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

IGLESIA HISPANA
PRESENCIA de Dios
511 W. Palmetto St.
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:..'.i.!..'.....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
(Ist & 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 ...................10:00 a.m.
2" & 4"' Sun.
Divine Worship ................10:00 a.m.
Bible Study .......................... 11:15 a.m .
** Fellowship each Sunday after service

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

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

RIVERVIEW HEIGHTS
MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
1321 S.R. 636 East 773-3344
Radio Program
WZZS Sundays..................9:00 a.m.
Sunday School ....................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ...............1:00 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 D ays ...................... ...... .....

ST. MICHAEL
CATHOLIC CHURCH
408 Heard Bridge Road 773-4089
Saturday Mass (English) ......5:00 p.m.
(Spanish) ......7:00 p.m.
Sunday(English) ....................8:30 a.m.
(Spanish) .................. 1 :00 a.m.
(Creole)...................... :00 p.m.
Catecismo ........................9:45 a.m.
Daily Mass in English ..........8:30 a.m.


WAUCHULA

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

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

SPIRIT WIND TABERNACLE
1652 Old Bradenton Road
Sunday Worship. .................10:00 a.m.
Wednesday Worship .............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 ...............11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ..................7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:00 p.m.

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

CREWSVILLE BETHEL
BAPTIST CHURCH
8251 Crewsville Road
Church 735-0871 Pastor 773-6657
Sunday School ......................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ..................6:30 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 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.

FIRST UNITED
METHODIST CHURCH
Corner of 6th & Suwanee 735-1544
Gospel M usic ......................10:30 a.m .
W orship Service ..................11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ........7:00 p.m.


ZOLFO SPRINGS

GARDNER BAPTIST CHURCH
South Hwy. 17 494-5456
Sunday School ..................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Prayer ................7:00 p.m.
LIFE CHANGING WORSHIPCENIER
3426 Oak St. 863-832-9808
Sunday Worship ....................2:30 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ........6:30 p.m.

MARANATHA BAPTIST CHURCH
2465 Oxendine Rd
(863) 832-9292
Sunday School ....................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 ..................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 ...................1:00 a.m.

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

SAN ALFONSO MISSION
3027 Schoolhouse Lane
Domingo, Misa en Espanol ..9:30 a.m.
Catecismo .......................... 11:00 a.m.

SPANISH MISSION .
735-8,025
Escul'a Dominica ... ........10:00 a.m.
Servicio ..............................1 1:00 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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The following marriage
licenses were issued recently
in the office of the county
court:
Jesse C. Douglas Sr., 68,
Greenbrier, Tenn., and Dianne
Mare Smith, 60, Wauchula.
Mark Alexander Solis, 18,
Wauchula, and Anahi Baldo-
vinas Gomez, 15, Dade City.
Jose Moralez Jr., 18, and
Erika Lopez Andrews, 16,
Bowling Green.
Roberto Lopez Villafuerte,
29, Wauchula, and Beatriz
Paniagua Villafuerte, 28,
Wauchula,
Jesus Carrera Candelario, 28,
Wauchula, and Joanna Nicole
Centeno, 27, Wauchula.
The following small claims
cases were disposed of recent-
ly by the county judge:
American Express Centurion
Bank vs. Lisa Corson, volun-
tary dismissal.
Capital One Bank USA vs.
Amanda S. Cheshire, stipulated
judgment.
Suntrust Bank vs. Linda P.
Tyler, voluntary dismissal.
John W. Judah vs. James
Matthew Gunby, stipulated
judgment.
Julio Lopez Paz vs. Candila
Jorge Rosales, dismissed.
The misdemeanor court
report was unavailable
because of the holiday break.
CIRCUIT COURT
The following civil actions
were filed recently in the
office of the circuit court:
Anastasia Nicole Bessent
and the state Department of
Revenue (DOR) vs. Rashad
Devon Bessent Sr., petition for
child support.
City of Wauchula vs. Juan
Ramon Gonzales, petition for
foreclosure.
The following decisions on
civil cases pending in the cir-
cuit court were handed down
recently by the circuit 'court
judge:
Amanda Hernandez and
Pureza Amesquita' divorce.
Lori Barbaree vs. University
Property & Casualty Insurance
Co., voluntary dismissal.
Dianne M. Humphrey and
Ralph C. Humphrey, divorce.
Ruthe Simon Lenton and
Antoine Lenton, divorce.
Lovett Farhs "s. Skinner
Wholesale Nurseries, order.
'Joseph Rudolph Risicival
vs. Kevin Kohl, Keith A.
Patterson et al, dismissal.
Brandi M. Roberts vs. Mark


A. Roberts, stipulated judg-
ment.
Carol A. Kelly as personal
representative vs. Donald Gel-
dart, Adventist Health Systems
Sunbelt et al, stipulated dis-
missal.
Heartland National Bank vs.
Ira Nain McClelland, Emily
Clements McClelland et al,
judgment against Ira Nain
McClelland.
Rose Marie Draper and
Richard Draper, divorce.
Jessica N. Summerlin and
DOR vs. Ariel Martinez, order.
The following inactive civil
cases were dismissed for lack
of progress:
Carol Sue Johnson vs. Diane
A. Miller.
Cox Pest Control Inc. vs.
Joseph A. Vessels.
Chase Bank USA NA vs.
David A. Rhodes Sr.
Oneida Briones Juarez and
Avel Roel Juarez.
Deutsch Bank National Trust
Co. vs. Timothy Martinez et al.
BAC Home Loans Servicing
LP vs. Steven Williams Brooks
et al.
BAC Home Loans Servicing
LP vs. Gina R. Johns Gilbreath.
Latoya Diana Roundtree vs.
Willie James Calhoun.
The following felony crimi-
nal cases were disposed of
recently by the circuit judge.
Defendants have been adjudi-
cated guilty unless noted oth-
erwise. When adjudication is
withheld, it is pending suc-
cessful completion of proba-
tion. Sentences are pursuant
to an investigative report by
and the recommendation of
the state probation office and
also state sentencing guide-
lines. Final discretion is left to
the judge.
Bruce Wayne Baughman.
-violation of probation (original
charges possession of metham-
phetamine, possession of mari-
juana and possession of drug
paraphernalia), probation re-
voked, two years community
control house arrest, $200
public defender fees and $100
cost of prosecution (COP) and
$24 First Step probation fees
added to outstanding fines and
fees.
Michael Dale Meeks, posses-
sion of methamphetamine and
po'sesson ofn dorug paraphernal
lia, transferred to county misde-
meanor court.
Michael James Staton, viola-
tion of probation (original
charges possession of metham-


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phetamine and possession of
drug paraphernalia), probation
revoked, two years community
control, $200' public defender
fees, $100 COP and $24 First
Step added to outstanding fines
and fees.
Jonathan Davis Braddock,
violation of probation (original
charges two counts sale of
methadone within 1,000 feet of
a specified location), probation
revoked, two years Florida
State Prison, $100 COP added
to outstanding fines and fees;
grand theft and defrauding a
secondary metals recycler, not
prosecuted.
Abraham Jackson, posses-
sion of marijuana and tamper-
ing with physical evidence, not
prosecuted.
Adrian Ray Chapman Jr.,
motion for early termination of
probation (original charges
unlawful use of a two-way
communication device, posses-
sion of a firearm by a convicted
felon, possession of ammuni-
tion by a convicted felon,
aggravated battery casing bod-
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assault or battery), early termi-
nation granted.
Mary Lawanda Peavy, mo-
tion for early termination of
probation (original charges
aggravated assault on an officer
with a weapon, resisting an offi-
cer with violence and unlawful
use of a two-way communica-
tion device.), early termination
denied.
The following real estate
transactions of $10,000 or
more were filed recently in
the office of the clerk of court:
Mark Kalinuk to Sajjad
Haider, $16,000.
Jeffery Kalinuk and Ricky
Kalinuk to Sajjad Haider,
$16,000.
Val R. Patarini as personal
representative to Timothy C.
Lee, $138,000.
Benjamin R. and Sandra M.
Has to Ashleigh Logan Harned
as trustee, $35,714.28.
Geneva Beavers to Ashleigh
Logan Harned as trustee,
$35,714.28.
Jeretta Hash to Ashleigh
Logan Harned as trustee,
$35,714.28.
Wanda Felt to Ashleigh
Logan Harned as trustee,
$35,714.29.
Fredia Head to Ashleigh
Logan Harned as trustee,
$35,714.29.
Sheila Hash to Ashleigh
Logan Harned as,. trustee,
$35,714.29,o
Sharon McCrary to Ashleigh
Logan Harned as trustee,
$35,714.29.
Velva Ruth Hartt as trustee to
David James Terrell, $85.000.
Susan M. Harvey to Ccsar
and Cristina Zamora, $160,000.
Wilma M. Durrance to
Robert L. Cole, $87,500.
William R. Monies II to
Raymond L. and Gayle G.
Graham, $136,000.
Habitat for Humanity of
Hardee County Inc. to Kathy
Stephens, $82.500.


By FARRAH MUNTZ
Special To The Herald-Advocate
I had the privilege of interviewing
Rita Prinsen for one of my assignments
in Mrs. Long's language arts class, and
I found this event very rewarding.
Rita Prinsen, born June 7, 1945, and
was raised in Monroe, La., had a very
exciting childhood. Buying soda for 5
cents and ,
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the neigh-
borhood kids constantly put a smile on
her face.
But when she was in elementary
school, she was having a casual day
with her friends when a cat attacked her
as she pulled a curtain away from a
window. The fear of that experience still
taunts her, but she continues to fight
that cautious feeling she gets around
this animal.
Rita recalls climbing a specific tree
in the area that she lived. She explained
that "every child would crowd around
the tree and we would just all climb up,
two or even three people at a time. Then
we would jump off trying to land on our
feet." Remembering these experiences
brought a smile to Rita's face that was
contagious.
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comments that they actually helped in
the molding of who she is today.
Her brothers taught her to be strong,
and to hold her head up high throughout
all of her years. Her sisters taught her
more feminine traits like how to do
your hair on certain days, how to talk to
boys, and they helped her cope with
everyday troubles. Having them by her
side made her days as a young child so
much more enjoyable.
Nowadays, riding your bike to a
friend's house can be dangerous, talking
to strangers is forbidden, and hanging
out with your siblings seems awkward.
But in the childhood years of Rita
Prinsen, all of these things were 100
percent normal. She continues to look
back on these memories and laugh dur-
ing a morning cup of coffee with her
husband, and sometimes even her
grandchildren who drink some choco-
late milk and sit in awe for hours listen-
ing to her phenomenal stories.
The experience of talking with her is
one that I will never forget, and I
enjoyed every second of it.
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-
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students and for the enjoyment of our
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By MARIA TRUJILLO
For The Herald-Advocate
A lucky group of Students at
South Florida Community Col-
lege were recently awarded the
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of
Florida scholarship.
Those students are enrolled in
nursing, dental education, radi-
ography, and emergency med-
ical services programs as part of
the Allied Health program at


SFCC.
The scholarships cpme from
a donation given by Blue Cross
and Blue Shield of Florida to
the Florida College System
Foundation. FCSF also gathers
donations from other national
and statewide groups and then
distributes it among the 28
Florida community and state
colleges.
This foundation is the leading


advocate for postsecondary
educational opportuni-
ty, access and student success.
BCBS has made this dona-
tion since 2006, to create a
scholarship fund for students in
nursing and other allied health
programs to meet the growing
need for'skilled nurses and
allied health professionals.
Attached are the winners in
each program.


Mosaic Held Open


House Dec. 8


Students receiving the scholarship in the Dental
Raquel Diaz, Candy Velez and Maria Mares.


Hygiene program are Nuvia Sanchez,


PHOTOS BY JEAN KELLY
Enjoying open house at Mosaic's office on West Main Street in Wauchula Dec. 8are,
from left, Laurie Murphy, resource development director of Nu-Hope Elder Care Services,
and Ingra Gardner, executive director of Nu-Hope Elder Care Services. The agency
serves lunch at 11 a.m. Monday through Friday at Catheryn McDonald Center in
Wauchula, provides home-delivered meals and other services including caregiver assis-
tance. For more information call 773-2022.
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From left are Mosaic employees Dan Reynolds, land use representative; Joann Garza,
administrative assistant; Carol Ackerly, land lease manager; and Ron Hall, manager, land
management.


SFCC Nursing students who received the BCBS scholarship, with their instructor, are Nhora
Adams, Katherine Campbell, Sebastian Eriksen, Linda Fames, Ivan Lee, Jennifer Schreiner,
Reinhard Stadelbauer, Nicole Norroan, Triata Howard, Kevin Hawkins, Deborah Crocker and
Brenda Terrones.


From left are Paul Samuels, land lease manager for Mosaic; Elizabeth Durrance; Cookie
Sanders; and her husband Kenny Sanders.


Recipients for the BCBS scholarship in the Emergency Medical Services program, with their
instructor, are Jennifer Bidlack, Christy Coopqr, Yvonne Danielson, Kelli Delaney, Jeremy
Hollenbeck, Michael Hollenbeck, William Jackson, Rodger King, Wayne Markey, David
Mills, Matthew Simmons, Michael Strube, Joshua Taylor, Sean Testerman and May Wack.


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The Radiography recipients for the Blue Cross and Blue
Shield Scholarship were Veronica Marin, Mandy Willard and
Kelly Panchenko.


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At open house are, from left, Army Col. Robert Collins, Jr., Dr. Sylvia
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Over the years your bodies
become walking autobiogra-
phies, telling friends and
strangers alike of the minor
and major stresses of your
lives.
-Marilyn Ferguson

Every man is the builder of a
temple called his body.
.-Henry David Thoreau

Wear the old coat and buy
the new book.
--Austin Phelps


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

CASE NO.: 252011CA000636

CITY OF WAUCHULA,
126 South Seventh Avenue
Wauchula, FL 33873,
Plaintiff,

vs.

JUAN RAMON GONZALES, if
alive, and If dead or not known
to be alive or dead, his unknown
spouse, heirs, devisees,
grantees and creditors, or other
parties claiming by, through, or
under those unknown natural
persons; and the several and
respective unknown assigns,
successors In interest, trustees
or any other person claiming by,
through, under, or against any
corporation or other legal entity
named as the Defendant; and all
claimants, persons, or parties,
natural or corporate, or whose
exact legal status Is unknown,
Defendants.
/

NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: JUAN RAMON GONZALES
Last known addresses:
702 East Oak Street,
Wauchula, FL 33873
Or
325 Melendy Street,
Wauchula FL 33873

and all unknown natural persons
If alive, and if dead or not known
to be alive or dead, his unknown
spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees
and creditors, or other parties
claiming by, through, or under
those unknown natural persons;
and the several and repective
unknown assigns, successors In
Interest, trustees, or any other
person claiming by, through,
under, or against any corporation
or other legal entity named as the
Defendant; and all claimants, per-
sons, or parties, natural or corpo-
rate, or whose exact legal status
is unknown, claiming under the
above named or described defen-
dant or party or claiming to have
afiy'iight, title, or Interest jQ and
to the lands hereinafter
described, AND ALL OTHERS IT
MAY CONCERN.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action for foreclosure of a code
enforcement lien on the following
described real property In Hardee
County, Florida:

Lots 7 and 8 of Mrs. L.E.A.
Hagstrom's Subdivision of
Lot "w' of Block 7 of Kayton
and Maddox Addition to the
City of Wauchula, Hardee
County, Florida, as per Plat
Book 1, page 2-51, LESS:
Begin at the SW corner of
Lot 7 of Mrs. L.E.A.
Hagstrom's Subdivison,
thence run North on the
West boundary of Lot 7 a
distance of 50 feet to a
point; thence Southeasterly
a distance of 51.5 feet to a
point on the South bound-
ary of Lot 7; thence West a
distance of 12 feet to Point
of Beginning; and LESS
Begin at the SW corner of
Lot 8 of Mrs. L.E.A.
Hagstrom's Subdivison and
run thence North on West
boundary a distance of
131.5 feet to NW corner of
Lot 8; thence East on North
boundary of Lot 8 a dis-
tance of 21 feet to a point;
thence Southeasterly a dis-
tance of 82 feet plus or
minus to a point on the East
boundary of Lot 8, said
point being 50 feet North of
the SE corner of Lot 8;
thence South on East
boundary of Lot 8 a dis-
tance of 50 feet to SE cor-
ner of Lot 8; thence West a
distance of 40 feet to Point
of Beginning.

Parcel Id: 09-34-25-0290-
00007-007A
Commonly known as: 325
Melendy Street, Wauchula
FL 33873

has been filed against you by
Plaintiff, CITY OF WAUCHULA, a
Florida municipal corporation,
and you are required to serve a
copy of your written defenses, if
any, on Clifford M. Ables, III,
Clifford M. Ables, III, P.A.,
Attorney for Plaintiff, whose
address is 202 W. Main Street,
Suite 103. Wauchula. FL 33873,
on or before Jan. 27, 2012, and
file the original with the clerk of
this court either before service on
-Paintiff's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the complaint.

Dated this 21 day of December
2011.

B.HUGH BRADLEY, CLERK

By: Connie Coker
Deputy Clerk
12:29;1:5c


We want to celebrate John
and Gladys Chambers and their
68 years of marriage. Congrat-
ulations!
We had a beautiful Christmas
Eve candlelight service, headed
up by Ardeth Johns and leading
many Christmas carols. Greet-
ers were Bob Johns and Nancy
Singleton. A trio of Bonnie
Whitton, Jeanne Ricard and
Cheryl Conkle sang "Star of
Wonder." Bob Conkle sang a
solo, "Gentle Woman," and we
had various readings by Milt
Bement, Joyce Aurand, John
Veneski, Elizabeth Oren and
Dave Zellers. "A Christmas
Story" was read by Mickey
White, and the Homily by
Pastor David Edwards.
Organ accompaniment was
by Sandy Feeser and piano by
Cheryl Conkle. The evening
was complete with a candle
lighting, with the hall circled
with 150 holding a candle and
singing "Silent Night," accom-
panied by J.C. Brock on guitar.
Our Christmas dinner was
hosted 'by John and Janet
Forster, feeding 188. with ham
and all the fixings, with John
Veniski blessing our food. We
then had a story of Jesus told,
with a circle of participants
bringing gifts as the story went,
with many rights and lefts send-
ing the gifts from one side to
the other of the circle. Many
laughs were heard, and some-
times with no gifts for some and
two in others' hands. The end
of the story bought about the
gift that was to be yours.

CHAPEL
Our Christmas Day Sunday
service with 111 attending and
Jim and Kathy VanDyke and
Barb and Dave Zellers greeting
opened with a hymn sing. Bob
Conkle welcomed everyone and
Tom Ricard led opening prayer.
Lighting of the Advent can-
dle was by John and Janet
Forster. Stephanie Connell sang
"Be It Into You." The choir
anthem was "Rise up Shepherd
and Follow." Pastor David's
message was from Luke 2: 8-
14, "Everyone's Life Counts."
The offering was given to
Caring People's Ministry, as it
is on the fourth Sunday of every
month. Our closing hymn was
"Let There Be Peace on Earth."

COFFEE
Janet, who was sporting yet
another hat with a blue bird on
it, welcomed everyone and led
the Lord's Prayer and Cathy
Kistler led the pledge. We now
have a new mirrored ball in the
center of the hall. We appreciate
Ed Herman, John Forster and
Garry Delves for their hard
work to get it done in time for
the New Year's Dance.
Our winners of the Santa and
goose raffle, donated by Pat and
Betty Kenney, were Colleen
Riesebosch, Santa, and Ruth
Tate, goose. We are so grateful
for all the participation toward
the newsletter fund.


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1/5/2012
Sun Data
Rise: 7:18 AM
Set: 5:46 PM
Day Length
10 hrs. 28 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 2:49 PM
Set: 4:02 AM
Overhead: 9:53 PM
Underfoot: 9:27 AM
Moon Phase
87%
Waxing Gibbous
Major Times
9:27 AM -11:27 AM
9:53 PM 11:53 PM
Minor Times
4:02 AM 5:02 AM
2:49 PM 3:49 PM
Solunar Rating
Average
Time Zone
UTC: -5
1/6/2012
Sun Data
Rise: 7:18 AM
Set: 5:47 PM
Day Length
10 hrs. 29 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 3:39 PM
Set: 4:55 AM
Overhead: 10:44 PM
Underfoot: 10:18 AM
Moon Phase
93%
Waxing Gibbous
Major Times
10:18 AM-12:18 PM
10:44 PM-12:44 AM
Minor Times
4:55 AM 5:55 AM
3:39 PM 4:39 PM
Solunar Rating
Good
Time Zone
UTC: -5


1/7/2012
Sun Data
Rise: 7:19 AM
Set: 5.48 PM
Day Length
10 hrs. 29 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 4:32 PM
Set: 5:47 AM
Overhead: 11:36 PM
Underfoot:11:10 AM
Moon Phase
97%
Waxing Gibbous
Major Times
11:10AM- 1:10PM
11:36 PM 1:36 AM
Minor Times
5:47 AM 6:47 AM
4:32 PM 5:32 PM
Solunar Rating
Better
Time Zone
UTC: -5
1/8/2012
Sun Data
Rise: 7:19AM
Set: 5:49 PM
Day Length
10 hrs. 30 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 5:30 PM
Set: 6:36 AM
Overhead: --:--
Underfoot:12:02 PM
Moon Phase
100%
Waxing Gibbous
Major Times
--:-- --:-
12:02 PM 2:02 PM
Minor Times
6:36 AM 7:36 AM
5:30 PM 6:30 PM
Solunar Rating
Best
Time Zone
UTC: -5


1/9/2012
Sun Data
Rise: 7:19 AM
Set: 5:49 PM
Day Length
10 hrs. 30 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 6:28 PM
Set: 7:22 AM
Overhead: 12:29 AM
Underfoot:12:55 PM
Moon Phase
100%
FULL MOON
Major Times
12:29 AM -2:29 AM
12:55 PM 2:55 PM
Minor Times
7:22 AM 8:22 AM
6:28 PM 7:28 PM
Solunar Rating
SEASONS BEST
Time Zone
UTC: -5
1/10/2012
Sun Data
Rise: 7:19 AM
Set: 5:50 PM
Day Length
10 hrs. 31 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 7:29 PM
Set: 8:05 AM
Overhead: 1:20 AM
Underfoot: 1:46 PM
Moon Phase
98%
Waning Gibbous
Major Times
1:20 AM 3:20 AM
1:46 PM 3:46 PM
Minor Times
8:05 AM 9:05 AM
7:29 PM 8:29 PM
Solunar Rating
Better++
Time Zone
UTC: -5


1/11/2012
Sun Data
Rise: 7:19 AM
Set: 5:51 PM
Day Length
10 hrs. 32 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 8:29 PM
Set: 8:45 AM
Overhead: 2:11 AM
Underfoot: 2:36 PM
Moon Phase
93%
Waning Gibbous
Major Times
2:11 AM-4:11 AM
2:36 PM 4:36 PM
Minor Times
8:45 AM 9:45 AM
8:29 PM 9:29 PM
Solunar Rating
Good
Time Zone
UTC: -5
1/12/2012
Sun Data
Rise: 7:19 AM
Set: 5:52 PM
Day Length
10 hrs. 33 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 9:30 PM
Set: 9:24 AM
Overhead: 3:00 AM
Underfoot: 3:25 PM
Moon Phase
87%
Waning Gibbous
Major Times
3:00 AM 5:00 AM
3:25 PM 5:25 PM
Minor Times
9:24 AM -10:24 AM
9:30 PM 10:30 PM
Solunar Rating
Average
Time Zone
UTC: -5


ACTIVITIES
We have many activities
starting in January: Shuffler's
8-10 a.m. ham and egg break-
fast, and a 7-10 p.m. dance with
Tony and Trish on Jan. 14. On
Jan. 21, 6:30 Movie Night,
"The Help," a new release, $1
per person includes popcorn.
Bowling: High game for
the men Bob Fallows 188, and
high series Frank Drust 522.
High game for the women
Arlene Sebright 161, god high
series 400. .

i ne state flower of both Con
necticut and Pennsylvania i
the mountain laurel. It's actu
ally a type of evergreen
shrub.

I have found the best way to
give advice to your children I
to find out what they want and
then advise them to do It
-Harry S. Trumar

Change your thoughts and
you change your world.
-Norman Vincent Peali


Reasons


To Love


The


Month Of december


(Held Out From Last Week)
By JAMES L. SNIDER
Special To The Herald-Advocate
It was a wise person who divided the
year into 12 months. I really do not know
who came 'up with this idea, but let me
go on record in saying that it was a good
one. Each month has its own peculiar
value. Some months are better than oth-
ers.
For example, I am not a member of
January's fan club. I am not sure if it is
the longest month of the year, but it sure
seems to be. I mean, after all of the
excitement typically leading up to the
month of January, is it any wonder it
seems to be such a dull month?
I could say many things about some
of the other months of the year, but I
really have to say that my favorite month
of the year has to be December.
Maybe this goes back to when I was a
youngster and looked forward to the
Christmas holiday. I am not sure, be-
cause Christmas traditions do not hold
that much of a fascination for me. I think
that began to wane when I had to foot the
bill for all of the Christmas activity.
I do not love December because of the
shopping. Right after Thanksgiving the
shopping frenzy begins, and this year
several people lost their lives. Is it crazy
to go out shopping when everybody else
is out there with the fierce intent of buy-
ing something and making sure no one
gets in the way?
On the other hand, do only the crazy
people do the shopping? Well, I am one
crazy person who does not go out and
join the rest.
Two weeks ago, the Gracious
Mistress of the Parsonage asked me if I
wanted to join her in a shopping spree.
Without thinking, which is my normal
modus operandi, I said, "I'd rather be
punched in the nose."
Wham!
When I came to, I pondered the fact


that my wife is so literal. I am metaphor-
ical. My nose is doing nicely, thank you.
The month of December is more than
extravagant shopping with crazy people.
One of my favorite seasonal songs is
"Tis the Season to be Jolly." I like jolly.
During the month of December, every-
body enjoys seeing jolly people.
During the holiday season in the
month of December, nobody bothers you
about your weight. In fact, everybody
seems to enjoy seeing the jolly old man
who is slightly overweight.
In December nobody, and when I say
nobody I am referencing my wife, wor-
ries about diets. All year long, my wife is
faithful in reminding me, "That's not on
your diet!" I would say it is like a broken
record but nobody knows what a record
is anymore, let alone a broken one.
During the holiday in December,
however, she is too busy baking pies and
cookies for relatives and friends to think
about my diet. Oh, how I love Decem-'
ber!
The month of December is a time to
relax and just enjoy the season. By
enjoying the season, I am thinking of
those delicious Christmas cookies bak-
ing in the oven. It would be a shame not
to taste one. After all, what if they were
no good? What if this batch of cookies,
baking in the oven right now, turned out
to be bad? It is my patriotic duty to
ensure that those Christmas cookies are
good.
For me, December is a very sacred
purpose: Solomon, the wisest man who
ever lived, said, "To every thing there is
a season, and a time to every purpose
under the heaven," Ecclesiastes 3:1.
My purpose is to celebrate the birth of
Jesus.
The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the
Family of God Fellowship in Ocala. He
lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver
Springs Shores. Call him at (352) 687-
4240 or e-mail jamessnyder2 @att.net.


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Mr. and Mrs. Derek Scon-
yers, Dunnellon, a six-pound
eight ounce daughter, Caylee
Ann, born Nov. 28, 2011, at
Monroe Regional Hospital,
Ocala. Mrs. Sconyers is the for-
mer Crystal London. Maternal
grandparents are John and Trish
London of Kissimmee. Paternal
grandparents are Jack and Lynn
Sconyers of Bowling Green.
Birth announcements -will be
published free of charge within
three months of the date of
birth. A photo of the infant-as
a newborn only-may be added
at no cost. Any other photo ofJ
the baby will cost $15.


Immanuel Baptist Church
will celebrate Homecoming on
Sunday with special music by
The Parksmen & Judye begin-
ning at 10 a.m. and Dr. John
Sullivan, executive diiector/-
treasurer of the Florida Baptist
Convention preaching at 11
a.m.
Anyone who has ever been a
member at the mission or
church, or helped in its con-
struction, is especially invited
to the church at 210 E. Broward
St., Bowling Green, where din-
ner is in the fellowship hall
after the morning service.
Everyone is invited to bring a
covered dish to share.
Victory Praise Center will
have an evening of Gospel
Singing with Terry Hall on
Saturday at 7 p.m.
Everyone is invited to share
in this time at the church at 132
E. Main St., Bowling Green.
Finger foods will be served fol-
lowing the service.
The deadline for Church News
submissions is Thursday at 5
for the next edition.


Sports Update
By Joan Seaman


Winter sports were in full bloom before the Christmas holiday
break and resume this week with boys and girls soccer on Tuesday
home for Avon Park and today (Thursday) home for a visit from
Frostproof. Tomorrow's games are at Fort Meade. The girls play at
6 p.m. and the boys about 8 p.m.
Junior High Basketball resumes tonight at home with a visit
from Lake Placid.
The girls hoop teams start up again tomorrow with a trip to
Lake Wales. The boys varsity played a tournament in Orlando last
week and won 2 of 3. They are in this weekend's Shootout at
Kathleen, playing Kathleen on Friday night and McKeel Academy
on Saturday.
Girls weightlifting will be at Lake Placid on Saturday.
That's pretty much the fall sports.
Please continue to remember Marine Nick Battles in your
prayers.'He was seriously injured on the last day of boot training
and suffered a broken neck/spine. He has regained the use of his
arms and feeling in his legs, but has not been abletb'walk yet.
Nick has been transferred to James A. Haley VA Medical Center
in Tampa and spends his day in' physical therapy tryirig to regain
much of what he had lost. His father, Justin Battles works for
Tampa Fire-Rescue, which gathered to show their support when
Nick arrived there. They are working for Justiin Battles so he can
remain at his son's bedside for constant encouragement.
Information from community nd school athletic events is always
welcome. Please call me at 773-3255 or e-mail me at news.heral-
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2011


Thanks


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the "Adopt a Family"

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All of Our
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and
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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
Work on that new highway
from Torrey to Bowling Green
has been completed and con-
struction is now under way on
the bridge, which has been
named the W.R. Minor Bridge,
in memory of the late W.R.
Minor, of Bowling Green, a for-
mer prominent banker of that
city. The bridge is to be 300 feet
long and will have a steel and
concrete slab structure with
steel pilings.

Two brothers, Clyde and Bill
Maddox, took the bench as
county judges of two different
counties Tuesday. Clyde was
inducted .as judge of Hardee
County and Bill as judge of
Hendry County.

Fred Preston Cone, of Lake
City, was inaugurated as
Florida's 27th chief executive
in an all-day inaugural ceremo-
ny before a large throng of
cheering spectators in
Tallahassee. He took the gover-
norship at exactly 11:55
Tuesday morning, succeeding
Dave Sholtz, Daytona Beach,
who was elected four years ago.
A.B. Purdom, local business
man and distributor in Hardee
and DeSoto counties for
Green's Fuel, has opened an
office and display room on
West Main Street, just west of
Fred Timmerman's dry cleaning
plant. Mr. Purdom states that he
will handle a full line of various
makes of reliable gas ranges
and appliances.


50 YEARS AGO
A little boy, born to Mr. and
Mrs. Lewis Dykes of Wauchula,
was Hardee County's first new
citizen for 1962. He was born at
5:05 p.m. New Year's Day at
Palmetto Medical Clinic. His
name is Jayson Lewis and
weighed seven pounds, nine
and a half ounces.
Hardee County came through
the long Christmas and New
Year's holidays with not a sin-
gle accident bn its roads.
Members of the high school
graduating Class of 1952 met
last Wednesday evening at the
Wauchula Garden Center to
give an account of the last nine
almost 10 years of activities to
classmates.
Miss Catherine Cornelius of
Wauchula is a member of an
advanced study group of
Rollins College students con-
ferring this week at the United
Nations with the economic
councils of Europe, Asia, the
Far East and Latin America.
25 YEARS AGO
A newly-formed Special
Response Team is now ready in
Hardee County. They were cho-
sen by taking in account their
work performance, motivation,
and physical condition. In the
end six men were chosen out of
the nine applicants. They were
Sgt. Terry Clark, Dep. Joe T.
Moore, Dep. Justin Blalock,
Dep. Jeff Faircloth, Dep. Steve
Shumard and Sgt. Vreen
Crawford.
The parents of the first baby
of the year in Hardee County'
were announced on the Front
Page. Patricia and Willie Dais
welcomed little Patrice Squail


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Dais when she decided to make
a premature entry into this
world early New Year's morn-
ing. Dais went into labor unex-
pectedly, calling the Hardee
County Emergency Medical
Service and giving birth -to a
tiny baby girl at 4:45 a.m. Jan. 1
in her Bowling Green home on
U.S. 17 North. Patrice weighed
in at one pound and 13 ounces
and was taken to Polk General
Hospital, where she was later'
transferred to Orlando Regional
Medical Center and admitted to
the neo-natal intensive care unit
until she began breathing on her
own on Monday. They now
anxiously wait to bring her
home.
Bowling Green Inn, Florida's
oldest private drug- and alco-
hol-abuse rehabilitation center,
closed its doors Friday, an-
nounced executive director
Linda Todd. It was decided to
close the facility due to a
declining rate of patients.
Bowling Green Inn had been in
operation for 15 years and two
months.
Mrs. Effie Gibbs celebrated
her 100th birthday on Dec. 16.
She was born in 1886 in the
section of DeSoto County that
is now Hardee County. When
she was 18, she married C.L.
Gibbs and the couple moved to
Wauchula. They built a home
on South Seventh Avenue and it
was there their five children
were born and reared. She has
13 grandchildren and 25 great-
grandchildren, with which she
celebrated at the Hardee Manor
Care Center. A birthday card
from President and Mrs.
Reagan was the highlight of the
day.
10 YEARS AGO
A photo on the Front Page
shows the unpacking and
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they are in working order.
These new machines are more
reasonably priced than the
touch-screen models. The new
optical-scan voting machine,
called Accu-Vote,.will make the
voting process similar to taking
any bubble test, where the per-
son darkens the slot after his
choice with a number two pen-
cil, and the machine then reads
the votes. Checking the ma-
chines are Elections Assistant
Cathy King, Global Elections
System representative Wes
Kridanek and Supervisor. of
Elections Dean Cullins.
A 1993 Chrysler Concorde
with cold air and actual miles is
for sale at $3,000. A john boat
with trolling mqtor and marine
battery is also for sale for $350.
A photo on Page 5B shows
the winners of $1,000 worth of
Ashley furniture in a Royal's
Furniture contest as part of its
72nd annual Founder's Day cel-
ebration. Shown in the picture
are store manager Denise Miller
and lucky winner Gabriela Cruz
of Wauchula and her husband,
Sontero Montoya.
David Beckley left New
Year's Day to return to
Tallahassee and his last semes-
ter at Florida State University.
He will graduate in April with a
degree in economics and plans
to continue his studies there
toward a master's degree in
economics. He was home for
the Christmas holidays with
parents Jim and Jan Beckley
and grandparents Dr. Bob and
Evelyn .Blackmon.

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take never made a discovery.
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Fort Green News
By Rilla Cooper
773-6710
Greetings from Fort Green! saying she has heard all her life!
We had a good crowd at Fort Last Christmas Day when
Green Baptist on New Year's Sherman and I were passing
Day. I was raised on old say- Rocky and Angie Coker Son-
ings, and one of them was what- nier's home, it appeared every-
ever you do on New Year's Day one was still sleeping and no
you will do all year! That's not one was stirring. I said this is
such a bad thought to think you the last Christmas they will be
will go to church all year. able to sleep in for quite some
We had the traditional black- time. They are expecting their
eyed peas and hog jowls along bundle of joy this month, and
with cornbread, rice, tomato there will be a baby shower at
gravy and sweet potatoes. We the fellowship hall of Fort
didn't have our usual greens, Green Baptist on Thursday, Jan.
and my daughter, Avie, said 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
well, we wouldn't have any dol- I saw Clay Samuels in the
lar bills this year. Another old Wal-Mart toy section before



Crystal Lake RV News
By Joyce Taylor


Best wishes to everyone cele-
brating J birthday or anniver-
sary in January.
I hope everyone had a good
Christmas and New Year's, and
is ready to participate in all our
activities. Participation is a
great way to meet people if you
are new to our park. We are
expecting a lot of new arrivals
after the holiday season. Wel-
come back.
KOFFEE KLATCH
Bob Jones led the prayer on
Dec. 28; Peggy Kavanagh led
the U.S. Pledge and Barb Ellis
led the Canadian Pledge. The
50/50 winners were Lot 256,
Toni Noonan, Tina Spoor and
Nancy Dewey Morrison.
UPCOMING ACTIVITIES
Shuffling has resumed for the
next session. Square dancing
and lessons started Wednesday.
There will be a jam session
every Thursday, starting today,
from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Rec Hall.
Bocce ball will start Jan. 11. If
I have my notes correct, there
will be a pancake breakfast on
Jan. 7. Watch for the pancake
sign. Crafts will resume Jan. 9.
BINGO
Pudge Hierlihy won the large
jackpot on Dec. 23 and
Raymond Powell won the small
jackpot.
,Orville Sowatski won the
'irge jackpot on Dec. 26 and
Jeri Plumley won the small


jackpot.
SCORES
Men's Golf Dec. 22: Winners
were A's, Aurele Dufour; B's,
Al Johnson; C's, Brian
Kavanagh; and D's, Bert Barr.
Mixed Golf Dec. 26: Four-
Person Scramble winners were
Bill Johnston, Loyd Lankford,
Dick Robinson and Arlie
Wooters.
CHURCH NEWS
By Diane Burget
It was a joy to be in a worship
service on Christmas Day, and
appropriately we sang "Joy to
the World," "O Come, All Ye
Faithful" and "O Little Town of
Bethlehem." Wilma Behymer
on the organ and Carole Jones
on the piano provided our
accompaniment. Special music
was provided by Nancy
Morrison, who sang "Mary's
Boy Child." Our choir sang
"Silent Night/Peace, Peace,"
accompanied by Carole Jones.
Pastor Bob Winne's message
was from Romans 6:23 nd
Ephesians 2:8-9: the Gift of
God Jesus. The gifts we
might receive today will not last
forever, whereas Jesus was a
sacrificial Gift of God and an
eternal gift. Other Scripture
references were from John,
Mark and Acts.
, The servi'e\W,'as:l0o.st.d with
the singing of "God Be with
You until We Meet Again."


Christmas.' I stopped to chitchat
with him, and he was looking at
a particular toy and said these
toys are really overpriced! He
turned I1 years old last Friday.
and hopefully had a great birth-
day.
Our sincere sympathy is
extended to the Debra Reschke
family in her homegoing. Years
ago when I worked at Hardee
Memorial. she worked there as
a nurse. Her husband, John.
works in our neighborhood, as
did she.
It was good to see Chris
Thompson able to be back at
church. She has been under the
weather. Joy Spencer has the
bug that is going around and
was sick last Sunday morning.
Sam Rawls was feeling better
and able.to be at church. He had
been sick over the holidays, and
he said they just opened the
bedroom door a slot and passed
his plate to him, as no one else
wanted what he had!
Leigh Ann Line was not feel-
ing good last Sunday and could
not make it to church, but Billie
was there. He is looking better
and has only two more treat-
ments at Moffitt. He asked me
if I would let everyone know he
will soon be home for good and
really appreciates all the help
and love he has received from
Hardee County. Once again,
people say there is lots wrong
with it, but they would rather
live here than anywhere else in
the world!
Alice Faye Moye was at
church last Sunday and her
daughter, Lindsay, was with
her. She is a student at
Gainesville. They came to hear
Brother A.O. Henry preach, and
he is one good preacher. Most
preachers need a microphone
but he does not! Sherman pro-
vided the special music and, if I
do say so myself, he did a good
job. We have special music at
every service and B.J. Haney
sang Sunday night and she
always does well.
I was very pleased' to see
Dawn and James Earl Watson
downtown before Christmas.
She was able to walk with a
three-pronged walking stick
and we carried on a little con-
versation. She is still a miracle
in process.
Barbara Casey is starting up a
scrapbooking group at church,
and anyone interested is invited
to come out on Saturday, Jan.
14, at 10 a.m.
Mi.s. MijA11d Cooper is now
our OldtiLfl~ t.h mdiber, and
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celebrate her 96th birthday with
a covered-dish dinner after
morning services at Fort Green
on Feb. 5. Mark \our calendars
now. Her family will furnish
the meat.
Someone has thrown out
three cute small dogs. One even
has a collar but lno name or vet
tag. We cannot keep them. and
if anyone wants a cute dog
please call or come out and get


one. We'll end up having to call
Animal Control. and I don't
want to do that.
Please remember to pray for
one-another, oulr nation and our
military. So many are coming
home with many problems but
were willing to defend our great
nation.
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REALTOR JOHN H. O'NEAL
See more listings at
www.joeldavis.com
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS


PRICE REDUCED! 5 ac PRICE REDUCED! Looking
cleared pasture, fenced w/4", for 5 or 10 acs? Two 5 ac
258' deep well, 1 HP sub- high/dry fenced parcels on pri-
mersible pump on quiet, private vate rd! $40,000 for vacant 5
rd. $45,900! acs! $50,000 for 5 acs w/well &
PRICE REDUCED! Goodbye, septic!
traffic...Hello, peace & quiet! PRICE REDUCED! 40 acs
20 ac fenced pasture w/pond, farmland, 8" well, paved rd
288SF cabin, 4" well inside frontage, near Wauchula.
60SF shed. $120,000! $320,000!
PRICE REDUCED! 10 ac 920acs in SE Hardee Co. 100
farmland w/well, pump, fencing (averages 500+
on private road. NOW $65,000! ba or/ac) 2011-12 fruit crop
boxes/ac) 2011-12 fruit crop
Ideal for farming! 21.86 ac included; 820 acs improved
pasture is fenced, has well, close pasture & hammock land.
to town. $186.500! Excellent liunting. $4,000,000!
Wow! Great home in Popash 50 acre grove; Valencia &
area on 2.5 acres. 2 miles from Hanlins, well, micro-jet.
town. $158,000! $750,000!
KRAL'OR ASSOCIATES AII'ER IOURNS
KENNY SANDERS.........781-1153 KEVIN SANIERS): ..........990-3093
JUAN DEI.ATORRE.....781-1128 MONICA REAS..............781-0888
DAVID ROYA..................781-3490 KAREN O'NEAI............ 781-7633
S HIGHWAY 17 SOUTH, WAUCHULA, FI. 33873 :5
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LOST: RED GOLDEN Retriever
west of Zolfo Springs, Sat., Dec.
31st. Please call Scott 781-0134.
1:5p


2006 YAMAHA G29 gas golf cart
$1,400 OBO, 863-773-6662.
12:15-1:12p
ORDER FRESH CUT SWAMP
Cabbage $12 OR $10 for quanti-
ties, 863-512-2634, 375-4201 Jim
Smith. 1:5,12nc
HOME SCHOOL BOOKS for
Junior High level available. For
more info contact Debble 735-
9254. 1:5p
LEISURE DAY HOT TUB/SPA
seats 6, multi level jets, LED
lights, cover, chemicals, $1,400
firm, 445-0757. 1:5p










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COCKAPOO FREE to a good
home, 773-3735. 1:5nc
FREE TO A GOOD HOME. Fixed
farm cats, 773-3168. 1:5nc
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 cats and
dogs sold in Florida be at least 8
weeks old, have an official health
certificate, have necessary shots
and be free of parasites. tfc-dh
The mind's first step to self-
awareness must be through
the body.
-George Sheehan
Our own physical body pos-
sesses a wisdom which we
who inhabit the body lack.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
1999 FORD
VIN: 3FENF80Z2XMA21139
1998 JEEP
VIN: 1J4FY49S1WP772614
1996 INTERNATIONAL
VIN: 1HVBDABN3TH267208
8:00 AM., JANUARY 19, 2012
CLIFF'S WRECKER SERVICEo
1071 Hwy 17 N. Wauchula, FL .


Hearn's Auto Cleaning Service
Car Wash and Wax
Carpet and Seat Cleaning
Buff Compounding
Headliners Replaced
Vinyl Top
Motor Cleaning


Hwy. 17 & S.R. 66
Zolfo Springs


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(863) 735-1495


'|a COMPUTER REPAIR
by
-Garry A. Phillips
Serving Hardee County
New System Setup Virus Removal
Malware Removal Email/Internet Setupl .
Computer Slow ?? Tune-ups;vailable .
Call Us For All Your Computer Needs
Pick up & Delivery Availablel
448-2561 Payment Plans Also Available 773-0518
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Realtors
NOEY A. FLORES, BROKER
310 Court St.
Wauchula, Florida 33873
(863) 773-3337 Fax: (863) 773-0144
John Freeman
www.floresrealty.net (863) 781-4084
















Zolfo Springs 3BR/2BA Frame home on Hwy 17 Corner
Lot Zoned Commercial Outbuildings Lots of Opportunties
Priced to Sell at $149,900
Bowling Green 3BR/2BA CB home Central air & heat 1480
Sqft heated 2 car garage Built in 2007 Reduced to $119,900
Wauchula 3BR/1.5BA CB home Central Air & Heat Fresh
paint inside and out Asking $79,900
Ona 6BR/2BA CB Home 100X130 Lot 2140 Total SF Asking
$89,900
Charlie Creek Mobile Home Park 3BR /2BA MH Built in 1995 -
Central Air & Heat 80X125 Lot Carport Storage Sheds -
Between Avon Park and Wauchula Priced at $69,900
Commercial 9288 total sqft metal building 3.75 acres between
northbound and southbound Hwy 17 Offered at $675,000
Zolfo Springs 3BR/2BA MH on 5 +/- acres off Lockmiller Rd.
Lots of Oaks for shade Central Air & Heat Pole Barns Above
ground pool with wooden deck off the back porch Separate out-
building great for game room or storage. $135,000
HOPE EVERYONE HAD A MERRY CHRISTMAS
AND WE WISH YOU A HAPPY NEW YEAR!
WE SHARE THE SAME MLS WITH HIGHLANDS COUNTY!
SRemember, Our listings are on the Internet.
Anyone with a computer can access them anytime! L.
After Hours
Oralla D. Flores (863) 781-2955 John Freeman (863) 781-4084
Noey A.Flores (863) 781-4585 Jessie Sambrano (863) 245-6891
Lawrence A. Roberts (863) 781-4380 cll:5c


4 BR, 3 Bath
Brick Home on 1 Acre,
New Paint &
Appliances, Fireplace
Located at
699 Baker St., Wauchula


Carol's Realty
1534 Yancy St., Port Charlotte, FL 33952
Call James Collie for appointment

(941) 627-2769

(863) 412-8932
Property good for Group Home
or Assisted Living Facility
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Classifieds


U-PICK: Strawberries $1/pound
(quart), Broccoli $1/bunch,
Cabbage $1/head, Mustard/
Collars $2/bunch. 2949 Center
Hill Rd., between Wauchula &
Bowling Green, of Hwy 62, 4.5
miles west of US 17. Open 7 days,
7:30 am until 6:00 pm. Bob at 863-
223-5561. 1:5nc


2/1.5 CBH. Updated. $750/month
+ sec. 227 Illinois Ave.,
Wauchula, 813-215-7129. 1:5p
4 BR, 2 B MH on one acre lot, off
Hollandtown Rd., $650 month,
first and last, plus deposit, 773-
0620, 381-6976. 1:5p
HOUSE IN COUNTRY. Will accom-
modate couple or single. Call
863-781-3536. 1:5c
AVON PARK ESTATES, 3 BR/2
BA, central heat & air, fenced yard
with screened swimming pool,
1st & last months rent,
$850/month, 863-781-0177. 1:5c
FOUR HOUSES $400-$600/mo,
deposit negotiable, 863-212-1152,
863-773-6616. Large lots. 1:5-2:2p
RENT-TO-OWN *
MOBILE HOMES 1, 2, 3
Bedrooms. Cheaper then paying
rent. Close to schools and hospi-
tal. Lot rent $300. Se habla
espanol. 863-698-4910 or 863-
698-4908. Call today. 1:5tfc
AVON PARK LAKES NEW 3/2 with
2 car garage, laminate floors
throughout, all appliances, $900
per month. Jessica Smith, 781-
1186 11:24tfc
2BR, 1BA Apartment, $550
month, $500 dep., 773-0100.
9:15tfc


TWO BEDROOM apartment $500
plus $400 deposit. No pets. 863-
773-4855. 1:5-2:2p
THREE BEDROOM HOUSE in
Riverview subdivision $750 plus
deposit, 863-832-1984. 1:5-2:2p
3 BEDROOM, 2 bath house in Ft.
Green, $700 month plus $800
deposit. No house pets. Call 863-
448-6651. 1:5-19p
APARTMENTS & HOUSES for
rent, 773-6667. 1:5c
ATTENTION! The Federal Fair
Housing Act Prohibits advertising
any preference or limitation
based on race, color, religion,
sex, handicap, familial status or
national origin, or the intention to
make such a preference or limita-
tion. Familial status includes chil-
dren under 18 living with parents
or guardians and pregnant
women, tfc-dh


MANY COMMERCIAL locations
700-12,000 sf, $500/mo up, rent-
own, parking, 863-212-1152, 863-
773-6616. 1:5-2:2p
BAR, LOUNGE, living quarters,
2400 sf, 20,000, cars/day parking,
863-212-1152, 863-773-6616.
1:5-2:2p


OVERCOME MEETINGS
(Gillespie) have been moved to
the Women's Club on Wednesday
nights, 7 pm. Come and seel
Kenny Sanders is the facilitator.
More information call 773-5717.
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on Motor & Transmission Only









HARDEE CAR COMPANY

BuY HERE PAY HERE







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Wauchula
(across from First National Bank)
Monday Thursday
10 am to 7 pri

773-6667


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Billy Hill
Owner


Wauchula Hills
(Corner of Hwy 17 and REA Rd.)
Friday & Saturday
10 am to 7:30 pm

773-2011
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Services

4-C CONSTRUCTION, Free esti-
mates, handyman, concrete,
remodels, additions, CBC1256,
863-214-1471. 10:13-3:29p
***
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
THE WAUCHULA LIONS CLUB
collects NOT broken prescription
eyeglasses, cases and sunglass-
es. Please drop off at 735 N. 6th
Ave. tfc-dh
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. .tfc-dh
IS ALCOHOL CAUSING a prob-
lem? Call Alcoholics Anonymous
in Hardee County at 781-6414.
Several weekly meetings.
tfc-dh


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


HEAVEN SCENT THRIFT STORE
now offers pick-up service for
large donations. We appreciate
your generous support. 863-773-
9777. 12:29tfc
MISSION THRIFT STORE INC.
123 N. 7th Ave. Saturday, Jan. 7,
Bag Sale! All donations appreci-
ated. 773-3069. 1:5c
JUST STUFF & JOHNNY'S
Furniture, 133 E. Townsend,
Wauchula, 832-5759. 11:17-1:19p


YOUR TIRE HEADQUARTERS
5101 N Hwy 17 Bowling Green
li 3 75-4461
TERRI MONDAY SATURDAY 8 an 6 pi


/ Foreign and Domestic Cars /Diesel Engines
/ Gas or Diesel Manual or Automatic Transmissions


DESOTO COUNTY






1-941-778-7980/7565


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Lovingly maintained 3 bedroom, 2 bath home located on Little
Cypress golf course. Relax in the garden tub, treat yourself to
the luxury of oversized walk-in closets, enjoy the pristine
landscaping, tinker around in the 3-car garage. Home was
built in 1998 and has over 4,000 total square feet, 2800 square
feet of living area, all on a half-acre lot.
Listed for $215,000 by Robert Jones, broker, Nextage Realty Pros.
Please call (863) 781-1423 for your appointment.


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N e t a ge, Lakeland, Florida 33813
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IiELP CENTER THRIFT STORE
1085 U.S. Hwy. 17, Wauchula
pickup & delivery, consignment,
layaway. All proceeds to Hardee
County Residents. 773-0550.
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FRIDAY, SATURDAY, 7-2. 709 Oak
Forest, Wauchula. 1:5p
FRIDAY, SATURDAY. Moving sale.
6 miles East on Main turn left on
Cracker Lane. Follow signs. Too
much stuff to list. 1:5p
SATURDAY, 8-12. Crib, toys and
misc. 1229 Vandolah Rd.,
Wauchula. 1:5p
THURSDAY, FRIDAY. 518 East 5th
St., Zolfo Springs, in backyard.
1:5p
MULTI FAMILY, 8-2 Saturday only.
Hash Plumbing parking lot. 1:5p
SATURDAY 8-? 1150 South
Florida Ave. 1:5p
THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY.
Moving sale. 228 Airport Rd. More
added. 1:5p
STOVES. REFRIGERATORS,
beds, TV's and stereos. Larger
men's clothes, sweat shirts, pants
and coveralls, sizes 42-52. Beside
Double J. 1:5c


SATURDAY 8-? Apache Trail, 6
miles east on Main St., Wauchula,
turn left on Cracker Lane, then
first road to the right. Several
Sales on the same Road. Adult
and children's clothes, and
shoes, baby items, toys, men's
hand tools, power tools, wrench-
es, etc., furniture and misc.
Priced to sell. 1:5p


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FILL DIRT INC.

Fill Dirt Rock Sand Shell
Pond Digging Ditch Cleaning


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


Zolfo Springs
Mobile: (941) 456-6507


Anything of value we are here to help


Mon., Tue., Wed., Fri., 10am-6pm

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JIM SEE REALTY, INC.

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


Real
1 Y Rick Knight (863) 781-1396
,John H. Gross (863) 273-1017
Shane Conley (863) 781-9664


Jim See


4-5 bedroom, 4 bath custom built home on 9
acres. County road access, next to Wauchula.
Home is complimented with screened back porch
and in-ground pool. Land also has 7 acres of
producing nursery. $430,000
Great home on several large lots in Wauchula.
Never been for sale before. Hardwood floors
under carpet in bedrooms. Central air/heat.
Massive brick fireplace. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. 2
car carport. Asking $199,500
20 acres very close in to Wauchula on paved
road. Laser leveled and ready for your farm
operation. Zoned FR. $190,000


Itor Associates
Calvin Bates (863) 381-2242
Dusty Albritton (863) 781-0161
Parker Keen (813) 523-1523


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


HARDEE CAR COMPANY

YARD SALE
Saturday Jan. 7t"h 8am-4pm
(across from First National Bank)
. BRAND NEW DOORS WINDOWS
CLOSET DOORS TOOLS
LOTS Er LOTS OF ITEMS
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Large Selection of
Cars to Choose From

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

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TREE MITED
Commercial Res a Licensed & Insured
Experienced Tree Surgery
Aerial Bucket Trucks Wood Chipper
SStump Grinder Front End Loader
Dump Truck Land Clearing
Pond Digging Excavation
We Take Credit Cards 863-781-7027
Environmentally Responsible Randy Garland
Storm Damage & Emergency Specialists 11:1oc


(863)3752121


Duplex! 4 BR, 2 BA one side. 3 BR, 2 BA other
side. Central air & heat. Paved road. City water
& sewer. REDUCED! $115,000
20 acres close in to Wauchula on paved road.
Laser leveled, deep well & irrigation. Ready for
your farm operation. Zoned FR. $230,000
Beautiful home located in Briarwood
Subdivision. 3 Bedroom, 2 V Bath house with
wrap around porch, detached 2 car garage with
office and full bath. Was $475,000.....Now
$359,000!
Vacation Home 2 BR/2 BA mobile home in Punta
Gorda. Located on a deep water canal that leads
into Charlotte Iarbor. $89,000!


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Keeping Families Healthy

During Cold And Flu Season
According to the U.S. Cent.- 3.Take advantage of health
ers for Disease Control and resources Sanford-Brown
Prevention, approximately 35 Colleges hold an annual Give
to 50 million Americans come Back Week that focuses on pro-
down with the flu during flu viding a variety of free health
season, which typically lasts services to members of the
from November to March community. As part of the
but there are steps you can take school's commitment to service
to keep yourself and your fami- learning, this event gives stu-
ly healthy. There are even ways dents the opportunity to put
to avoid the common cold, their skills to use and contribute
which accounts for more visits to wellness in the community.
to the doctor than any other 4. Wash your hands often -
condition in the United States. Each day, you come in contact
"Many seasonal sicknesses with many more germs than
that affect families each year you may realize. Washing your
can easily be prevented," said hands a few times throughout
Todd Prehmn of Sanford-Brown the day can stop germs in their
Colleges, a leading provider of tracks. Keep hand sanitizer with
healthcare education. "Being you, as well.
.aware of the possible health 5. Keep surfaces clean -
risks and taking action to pre- Cold and flu germs can live on
vent illnesses can save many home surfaces such as counters,
trips to the doctor's office." door-knobs and telephones. Be
Flu-Fighting Tips sure to wipe down common sur-
One of the most effective faces daily to prevent the spread
ways to avoid the headaches of of illness.
seasonal sickness is prevention. By practicing these tips, fam-
To keep your family healthy ilies have a better chance of
and active this year, consider escaping a number of common
these tips: illnesses.
1. Stay hydrated Encour- Anyone interested in turning
age all family members to carry a passion for healthcare into a
a reusable bottle filled with profession can visit a Sanford-
water wherever they go. Brown College campus to learn
Keeping hydrated will help more. From diagnostic medical
your immune system stay sonography to veterinary tech-
strong and fight off illness. nicians, the campuses offer
2. Avoid close contact technical instruction for stu-
Cold and flu viruses can be dents looking for a career in a
passed through a simple hand- field that really makes a differ-
shake or cough. Try to keep ence.
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Over the years, numerous surveys have shown apple pie
to be the favorite dessert in the United States. It has also
been a favorite in England for hundreds of years.




ZOLFO SPRINGS
735-0188 PAY


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Mon. Wed. 10..- 6,.; Fri. & Sat. 10..-7p./Closed Thursday & Sunday
3505 US HWY 17 S ZOLFO SPRINGS eni:sic


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REALTY INC.
404 South 6th Avenue
Wauchula, FL 33873
Large home in convenient location! 3 or 4 B/R,
2 Bths, hardwood floors, tall ceilings, screened
front porch, carport, central A/C. $69,900
COMMERCIAL or RESIDENTIAL this
building has 2988 sq. ft., central H/A, 2B/2Bth,
ideal location. $135,000
Close to town, updated 3 or 4 B/R, 2 Baths,
CB/Stucco home; very clean and move-in
ready; partially fenced yard. $125,000
NEW LISTING! 3B/3Bth, CB/Stucco home on
lovely jot; vaulted beamed ceilings, w/b fire-
place, fenced swimming pool, sprinkler system;
16x12 shop. $160,000


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


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Classifieds


COMMUNITYBBU in



THURSDAY. JAN. 5
lHardee County Com-
mission, regular meeting,
Room 102, Courthouse
Annex I, 412 W. Orange St.,
Wauchula, 8:30 a.m.

MONDAY JAN. 9
VWauchula City Commis-
sion, regular meeting, City
Hall, 225 E. Main St.,
Wauchula, 6 p.m.
TUESDAY. JAN. 10
VBowling Green City
Commission, regular meet-
ing, City Hall, 104 E. Main
St., Bowling Green, 6:30
p.m.
THURSDAY. JAN. 12
*Hardee County School
Board, regular meeting,
Board Room, 230 S. Florida
Ave., Wauchula, 5 p.m.


The following permits were
applied for or issued by the
Hardee County Building De-
partment during the week of
Dec. 27-30. 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
Reece Welch, South Sixth
Ave. (U.S. 17 South), front wall
repair, $1500.
Mark Stewart, Hanchey
Road, roof, $10,074.
Jessie Ussery, Suwannee
Street, shed, $3,840.
Harold Howze Jr., SKP Way,
Deck, $2,490.
Benjamin Hash, Hickory
Street, rehab, $7,000.
Billy Hall, Tennessee Street,
porch, $1,500.
Stephen Starratt, Bell Street,
roof, $9500.
William Handlcy, Parnell
Road, new home, $250,000.
Billy Smith, Carlton Street,
alarm, $4,975.
Steve Senn, Greenleaf, elec-
tricity in barn, $1.500.
Richie Evans, Illinois
Avenue, roof, $9,896.
BUILDING BLOCKS
Permitting is determined by
the municipality or the county
for those who reside outside
any city limits. If a person lives
inside city limits, the home-
owner needs to contact that
municipality to find out its zon-
ing/building rules and regula-
tions.
For Wauchula, contact the
administrative building, 126 S.
Seventh Ave., Phone 773-3131.
For Bowling Green, it is 104
E. Main St., Phone 375-2255.
For Zolfo Springs, it is Town
Hall, 3210 U.S. 17 South,
Phone 735-0405.



Destiny is no matter of
chance. It is a matter of
choice. It is not a thing to be
waited for, It is a thing to be
achieved.
-William Jennings Bryan


Bus. (863) 773-0007 ..
Fax: (863) 773-0038
www.lambertrealty.net
Doris Lambert
A MUST SEE EXECUTIVE HOME in
Knollwood; 3B/3Bth, swimming pool, many
extras. $160,000
Spacious 4B/3BTH, CB/Stucco home; large
kitchen, living room with w/b fireplace, double
garage, fenced backyard. $155,500
2B11.5Bth M/H with family room addition
(10x24), furniture, all appliances including
extra refrigerator, water softener; fenced yard.
$110,000
3.2 acre corner lot; nice secluded property that
has native trees. $6,000


CAN


COUNT ON B'
KENNETH A. LAMBERT, Broker


III ASSOCIATES
DELOIS JOHNSON 781-2360 CHARLOTTE 'I'TERRELL 781-6971 STEVE JOHNSON 781-0518


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Can't Resolve 2011's


Mistakes? Perfect 'Em!


By JAMES L. SNYDER two y
Special To The Herald-Advocate Go
An old year has faded and a new and de
year is upon us again, the Ne
Looking back over the old year, I do new
worry that my blunders were not as bad with tl
as they could have been. Did I make all heart
the gaffes I possibly could? Did I fill For
my quota? What is my quota, anyway? year n
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to start over. Actually, what happens is now g
people simply make new mistakes curi- you w
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takes? worth
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did not work hard enough to make the listed
most of them. It is one thing to make a Year. 1
mistake, but it is quite another thing to New Y
perfect the art of making a mistake so and th
that you do not have to repeat it ever can inm
again. Too many amateurs have given' compa
mistake-making a bad name. as you
Some mistakes take lots of time to Sor
fully mature; when its time comes, I that th
want to make sure it is implemented as life.
smoothly and as perfectly as possible. I The
refuse to execute any mistake before its says tl
time. sin, we
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majority of people will not make any is faith
new mistakes in this New Year. Oh, sns, a
they think they are making new mis- eousne
takes, but in reality they are dusting off sinned
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bag limit in Gulf of Mexico
state waters will increase to-
morrow (Friday) from two to
four fish, except in Monroe
County.
Jan. 1 will mark the season
closure of shallow-water group-
er in Atlantic state waters.
The red grouper bag limit
increase is one of several fish-
ery management changes made
at the November Florida Fish &
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Change
Management changes in 2012
will also affect gag grouper sea-
son, which is currently closed to
fishing in Gulf of Mexico state
waters, excluding Monroe
County, and will continue to be
closed through March 31.
Both measures will help the
state achieve consistency with
federal red and gag grouper
management efforts.
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and reopens May 1. Shallow-
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Santa Claus Makes Pre-Christmas Stop


Cuteness overload! How can Santa not grant these four precious girls all the toys they
desire? Shown here are Madi Hall, Jace Hall, Selah Ray Albritton and Riley Kate
Albritton.


Here, a young girl and her mother look at the books from the various authors who were
in attendance. After getting a picture with Santa, each child received a free book to
take home. In a different section of the library, children and their parents also were
able to enjoy a nice plate of cookies along with milk, which were provided by Mosaic.


Helping to make this event successful were members of the Hardee Senior High
School Lionettes. Posing with Santa are (sitting, from left) Kaylee Mancillas and
Deanna Sanchez; (standing) Korin Roehm, Kayla Austen, Angel Mancillas, Janet Lopez
and Mckenna Fite. .


Sweet little Carlie Oaks was waiting patiently for Santa to return from his break, but
when she finally saw him she was a bit reluctant. After a bit of coaxing from jolly ol' St.
Nick, Carlie, full of smiles, went to him and asked for all of her wishes.


One child made sure not to forget to tell Santa everything she wanted for Christmas by
writing up a list. Although, as she finished reading her list, she suddenly remembered
that she had left off one very important wish, a boyfriend!


Sophie Allen was volunteering at the library by handing
out treats to all of the children who had come to see
Santa, but that didn't keep her from spending some time
with him and asking for her heart's desires, too.


PHOTOS BY MARIA TRUJILLO
Taylor Kile was very ready to meet Santa Claus! So ready,
in fact, that she even brought her own list. Santa had
taken some time early this month to visit the Hardee
County Public Library for its Cookies & Milk with Santa
event.



Oasis RV News
By Georgianna Mills


AROUND THE PARK
George and Audrey Semler's
family left early Thursday
morning. I just happened to
have been up when they left. It
was a pleasure to have met with
them.
Glad that Vernon Reid made
it back safe and sound. He
enjoyed his trip to Tennessee.
We were serenaded by Bill
Hartigan from New Hampshire
on the guitar and Elina Hen-
derson from Michigan on the
keyboard. It was a beautiful day
to be singing along with the
oldies music.
We have a bluegrass gang
that does quite a bit of picking
around the park. They have no
particular time, just when the
mood strikes.

BINGO
As the numbers grow in the
park so does the players for
bingo. They have a good time.
if you have nothing better to do
on Tuesday and Thursdays at 6
p.m.. at the rec hall.


HORSESHOES
They have gained in numbers
also this week. They are the
diehard throwers, out in the
cold weather. Rain, sleet or
snow will not keep them from
playing.
POKENO
Janelle Reid, Connie Aiken
and Shirley Hyde cleaned out
Audrey on Monday. Janelle
Reid wins again!
Because Audrey was under
the weather, Mary Marr stepped
in and, wouldn't you know,
Janelle wins again.
SHUFFLEBOARD
It is amazing how you can put
your puck where you think it is
going to go and for some reason
or another, it seems to veer left
or right. Now. how can that be?
However, we had another week
with four tics. That means we
have some pretty good players,
right?
We have enjoyed last year
and are looking forward to a,
better year in 2012.
God bless one and all.


Outings are so much more fun when we can savor them
through the children's eyes.
-Lawana Blackwell


A Daily Thought
THURSDAY
The Lord has given me a
new song to sing, a hymn of
praise to our God. Many will
see what He has done and
be astounded. They will put
their trust in the Lord.
Psalm 40:3 (NLT)

FRIDAY

For if a man is in Christ
Jesus, he becomes a new
person altogether the past
is finished and gone, every-
thing has become fresh and
new.
II Corinthians 5:17 (PME)

SATURDAY
"I will give you a new heart
and put a new spirit in you. I
will remove from you your
heart of stone and give you a
new heart of flesh," says the
Sovereign Lord.
Ezekiel 36:26 (NIV)

SUNDAY
But according to His
(Jesus') promise, we wait for
new heavens and a new
earth in which righteousness
dwells.
/ Peter 3:13 (RSV)

MONDAY
"But this is the new contract
I will make with them. I will
inscribe My laws upon their
hearts. ... For everyone,
both great and small, shall
really know Me then," says
the Lord, "and I will forgive
and forget their sins."
Jeremiah 31:33a,34 (NLB)

TUESDAY
Then. I saw a new heaven
and a new earth ... I heard a
loud voice proclaiming from
the throne. "Now at last God
has His dwelling among
men! He will dwell among
them, and they shall be His
people, and God Himself will
be with them. He will wipe
every tear from their eyes."
Revelation 21:1a,3-4a (NEB)

WEDNESDAY
God said, "Pay close atten-
tion now: I'm creating new
heavens and a new earth. All
the earlier troubles, chaos
and pain are things of the
past, to be forgotten. Look
ahead with joy. Anticipate
what I'm creating."
Isaiah 65:17-18a (ME)
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.



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During the past week, sheriff's deputies and city police
officers investigated the following incidents and made the fol-
lowing arrests:
COUNTY
Jan. 1, Constantino Damian Tirado, 42. of 909 Louisiana St.,
Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Cesar Medina and charged'with
DUl'and no valid license.
Jan. 1, Christopher Lee Baker, 28, of 3006 Hickory St., Zolfo
Springs, was arrested by Dep. Michael Lake and charged with two
counts of indecent exposure in public, lewd and lascivious behav-
ior, resisting an officer with violence and battery on an officer.
Jan. 1, a fight on Pine Cone Park Road, criminal mischief on
Maxwell Drive and on Hancock Road and a theft on Smith Road
were reported.

Dec. 31, Stephen Chevo Rodriguez, 28, of 4802 Epps Ave.,
Bowling Green, was arrested by Dep. Ryan Abbott and charged
with grand theft of a vehicle.
Dec.'31, Alfred Lee Medrano, 45, of 931 Griffin Road,
Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. James Adler and charged with
domestic battery, obstructing justice by threats, kidnap/false
imprisonment of an adult and sexual assault with a weapon.
Dec. 31, a business burglary on East Main Street, a vehicle
stolen on Captiva Avenue and a theft on Martin Luther King Jr.
Avenue were reported.
Dec. 30, Israel Maceda Cintillo, 28, of 1310 Adena St.,
Waumauma, was arrested by Florida Highway Patrol Tpr. Jesse
DeBoom and charged with DUI and no valid license. At the jail,
Cintillo was detained on a pair of out-of-county warrants.
Dec. 30, Erik Timothy Ramon, 33, of 810 Tealwood Dr.,
-Brandon, was arrested by FHP Tpr. John Waldorff on an out-of-
state fugitive warrant.
Dec. 30, burglary of a conveyance on West Main Street, a
vehicle stolen on Shaw Road, a tag stolen on Old Bradenton Road,
and thefts on Chamberlain Boulevard and on SR 66 were reported.

Dec. 29, Brandy Rebecca Herrin, 30, of 1137 Sparrow Road,
Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Scott Heasley and charged with
aggravated battery using a deadly weapon.
Dec. 29, a business burglary on Kelly court, a vehicle stolen on
CR 663, a tag stolen on Griffin Road, and thefts on U.S. 17 North
and on Vandolah Road were reported.

Dec. 28, Christopher Mahlon Proctor, 27, of 2960 Armadillo
Trail, Arcadia, was arrested by Dep. Polly Bissette and charged
with larceny petit theft.
Dec. 28, a theft on Old Crewsville Road was reported.
Dec. 27, Carrie Lauren Crews, 19, of 1449 Dena Circle,
Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Michael Lake and charged with
possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and
resisting an officer without violence.
Dec. 27, a residential burglary on Conroy Lane, a tag stolen on
Baker Street, criminal m ischief on Farrell Road and thefts on Snell
Street, two locations on U.S. 17 North and on North Florida
Avenue were reported.

Dec. 26, Cleofas Juan Leyva, 46, of 4648 Maple Ave.,
Bowling Green, was arrested and charged with DUI.
Dec. 26, Priscilla Ortiz Rivera, 48, of 315 SR 62, Bowling
Green, was arrested on a charge of DUUI.
Dec. 26, Michael David-John Sunzeri, 20, of 1223
Mockingbird Road, Wauchula, was arrested by Dep, Julie Bridges


and charged with violation of probation.
Dec. 26, John William Woods, 42, of 5133 SR 64 West, Ona,
was arrested by Dep. James Adler and charged with battery.
Dec. 26, Paublo Alamia, 54, of 1911 Hampton Road.
Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Polly Bissette and charged with
battery.
WAUCHULA
Jan. 1, a business burglary on South Florida Avenue was
reported.
Dec. 31, Eleanor Celeste Thompkins, 34, of 310 Martin Luther
King Jr. Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by Ofc. Jennifer Stanley on
an out-of-county warrant.
Dec. 31, a fight on Saunders Street and thefts on Goolsby
Street and U.S. 17 South were reported'.
Dec. 29, business burglaries on West Main Street and on West
Palmetto Street were reported.
Dec. 27, a residential burglary on U.S. 17 North, and thefts on
North 10th Avenue and South First Avenue were reported.

Dec. 26, a theft on U.S. 17 South was'reportel.
BOWLING GREEN
Jan. 1, a residential burglary on West Banana Street was
reported.

Dec. 31, a residential burglary on Central Avenue and a busi-
ness burglary on U.S. 17 North were reported.

Dec. 29, Manuel Casas-Mata, 38, of 807 Pleasant Way,
Bowling Green, was arrested by Sgt. Robert Ehrenkaufer and
charged with battery.
Dec. 29, a tag stolen on Mason-Dixon Avenue was reported.
Dec. 27, a fight on Dixiana Drive and a theft on Church
Avenue were reported.



Letter To The Editor

Chloe Goss Deserves


Help From
Dear Editor:
I would like to invite every-
one to a better 2012. How we
can make it better is by being
better ourselves, donate, volun-
teer, or otherwise do that extra
something that can make you
and ourcommunity better!
Re-invent your life! Find a
new interest, or stir up one you
already have by getting
involved.
It could be that someone you
know needs help, or it may be
you already know what you
should do, you just need a push.


Community
Consider this that push. Ernie
Ziglar said that! Norma Z says
"Immediacy." He who helps a
child; helps humanity with an
immediateness which no other
help given to a human creature
in any other stage of human life,
can possibly give again.
Follow (Chole Goss Journey)
on the web. Z-Team

Ernie Ziglar
Chairman
Hardee County
Democratic Party
Wauchula Hills


Barley was probably the first cereal harvested by people.
Grains have been found in Egypt that are believed to be
5,000 years old.


Light One Candle
By Tony Rossi
The Christophers


THE HAPPY CATHOLIC
One of my favorite quotes about living a religious life is the
statement from St. Teresa.of Avila, "From serious, sullen saints,
save us. O Lord." I think of it every, time I'm riding the New York
City subway and I hear a makeshift preacher shouting about the
love of God but sounding angry and miserable as he's doing it!
That's why it was a treat to interview Julie Davis on my radio
show recently. Many years ago, she started a blog called "Happy
Catholic." and has now written a book with the same title. In it, she
shares parts of her own spiritual journey along with reflections on
quotes that inspire her.
Julie was raised by a loving mom and dad who were good,
decent people. but they didn't believe in God.
Julie explained. "They weren't the kind of proselytizing, angry
atheists that you see a lot of now ... I just was taught and believed
that [religion] is something for weak people to lean on."
:When Julie's daughter, Ha-" h, faced some difficulties with
her kindergarten teacher in put;.c school, she and her husband
transferred the 5-year-old to a nearby Catholic school which pro-
vided a more nurturing environment. One day, the religion teacher
asked the class. "How many children go to Mass?" Almost every-
one except Hannah raised their hand. At her daughter's insistence,
Julie became a regular churchgoer.
Sitting at Mass every week led Julie to thinking there might be
a God after all.
At first, she.decided to play "Let's Make a Deal," asking God
to prove He was real by helping the family find a new house. A
year later, they still hadn't found a house, but Julie had undergone
what she called "a slow change of grace."
She was at Mass when she told God, "I don't have a reason not
to believe in You. I don't have proof, but I'm good with that. You
don't have to pay off on the bet." The next day, the family account-
ant told the Davises he found money that they were owed in back
taxes enough to afford a new house. Julie didn't see that unex-
pected outcome as a reward for believing; she simply saw it as an
outpouring of God's tremendous love,
Over time, Julie started to change. She'd always been a nega-
tive, glass-is-half-empty person who was good with a stinging put-
down of someone else. A few years after she started blogging, she
saw some people commenting about her, "I love Julie. She's so
happy, cheerful, perky and optimistic.". Julie realized, "I am now a
glass-is-half-full kind of person."
That positive attitude helped her be a model of faith to her
non-believing father when he was dying. Julie had tried to.change
his mind about God by talking to him and giving him books to
read, but nothing worked.
Then she asked herself, "How can I let a reflection of God
shine through me?" Julie recalled, "For a year before that, I had
gone to daily Mass a lot in sacrifice for my father especially.-...
What changed his mind was being there. I had the great privilege
of being allowed to sit on the bed next to him and say, 'Dad, you're
going to die soon and when that happens and God reaches out His
hand, please reach out and grab it back. All the happiness that
you've been looking for and not finding is there.' He started crying
and he looked at me. He grabbed my hand and said, 'I will. I will.'
And that's not anything I did. I was doing my best, but only God
could move a heart like that."
Now that's something to be truly happy about.
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