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Budget Overrun

Forces Cops Cut
... Story 6A


The


Herald-Advocate


Hardee County's Hometown Coverage


112th Year, No. 41
3 Sections, 28 Pages


70e
Plus 5e Sales Tax


Thursday, September 13, 2012


CF Setback




Decision Set




For Thursday


By MICHAEL KELLY
Of The Herald-Advocate
The County Commission is
expected to vote tonight on CF
Industries' application for a
major special exception for its
South Pasture Mine Extension
and settle the setback dispute
between the fertilizer company
and the Florida Institute for
Neurologic Rehabilitation.
The first meeting, which was
held Aug. 30, lasted seven
hours and included both CF and
FINR presenting witness testi-


mony that often conflicted with
each other's over the hazards
and disturbances associated
with a mine being near a rehab
facility.
The meeting, which starts at
3 p.m. today (Thursday) in the
County Commission Chambers,
will allow for public comment,
and both FINR and CF can
cross-examine witnesses and
contradict testimony presented
two weeks ago.
At the previous meeting the
See CF 3A


COURTESY PHOTO
Hardee County, be warned! A flock of pink plastic flamingos is on the fly, led by point-bird Don Juan the Pretty, who
lands his flock on unsuspecting people's lawns. Flamingos are highly territorial, and Don Juan is known to be vicious.
The only safe way to get rid of these invaders is by calling in the professionals. Luckily, Hardee County has a team of
highly skilled removal technicians who have learned to deal with these birds. For.a small fee of $10, the Cure Crazy
Team will be happy to remove the flamingos. For $15, they will relocate them to a yard of the buyer's choosing. Look
out! The only way to be safe from these pesky birds is to buy "Flamingo Insurance" for $20. This invasion will continue
until the end of this month. Contact DeAnna Mullins at 245-9767 or go to the Facebook page "You've Been Flocked
Hardee" to find out more. All proceeds from this flamingo fly-by benefit the Relay for Life cancer fundraiser. So far,
the team has raised $800 thanks to this sudden invasion.



Tech Company Ready To Recruit


By MICHAEL KELLY
Of The Herald-Advocate
BlueWater has been acquired
by Continuum Labs Inc. less
than a .year after the company
was incorporated and was
awarded a $2.65 million grant
from the Industrial Develop-
ment Authority.
Continuum Labs purchased
BliueWater'from its parent com-
pany, LifeSync, and renamed
the medical records company
"Caresync."
Two former owners of
BlueWater, James Grant and
Jason Brodeur, were retained by
Continuum Labs to sell Care-
sync.
Travis Bond, the president of
Continuum Labs, was listed as
one of the original owners of
LifeSync, according to state fil-
ings.
Continuum Labs will assume
the obligations from the IDA
grant arid hopes to be operating
in the technology park that was
the former Peace River Electric



WEATHER
AIT HWH LW AiN
09/05 90 71 0.08
09106 91 71 2.30
09107 91 71 0.02
09108 91 72 0.00
09/09 83 74 0.26
09/10 86 73 0.18
09/11 89 73 0.00
ITOAL Ralnfall to 09/1112 31.81
Same period last year 42.68
Ten Year Average 52.81
Source: Unv. of Fla. Ona Research Cener

INDEX
Classifieds.....................
Community Calendar....3A
Courthouse Report.......7C
gCrjne Blotter..................8B
Hardee Living................2B
Information Roundup... 3A
Obituaries....................4A
School Lunch Menus....8A



1 11 nIl I
8 '33913 00075 7


Cooperative headquarters in
Wauchula within a couple
months.
A sister.company to Con-
tinuum Labs, TechRiver Inp.,
will also move into the building
on U.S. 17 at REA Road, and it
will be called TechRiver Park.
TechRiver also plans on put-
ting a training center, called
TechRiver University, into the
building. It will offer a wide
range of computer classes and
application development skills.



Gospel


Events

In BG
By MARIA TRUJILLO
For The Herald-Advocate
This weekend will be filled
with festivities for the city of
Bowling Green.
Starting on Saturday, True
Holiness Outreach of Bowling
Green will be sponsoring
"Praise in the Park" at
Harrington Linston Park.
Following on Sunday, the
Church of God will host
"Family and Friends Day" at
the church.
Praise in the Park is a cele-
bration of the Gospel, where
people can, go and have fun
"through the Word of God, song
and dance."
True Holiness is urging
believers countywide to partici-
pate, saying, "As people in the
Gospel, we must remember if a
community worships and prais-
es God together as one, we can
watch.God change things in our
community."
The hosts for the event will
be DJ Eternal and St. Nik.
There will be gospel performers
and live entertainment by
Jericho, DARTE, The Gift,
Sworn By The Sword, Before &
See GOSPEL 3A


In a presentation to the IDA
on Tuesday, Bond said the goal
of TechRiver is to build a tech-
nology-focused community that
provides education and creates
careers for residents, attracts
new talent and new businesses,
and fosters an environment of
Growth, progress and ongoing
sustainability.
The company plan's to imme-
diately recruit 24 career-minded
individuals to be in the
TechRiver "Class of 2012." Of


the two dozen positions, three
will work for TechRiver and 21
will be training for Continuum
Labs positions.
TechRiver will immediately
hire a facilities manager, ad-
ministrator/salesperson and a
director of training to teach the
offered courses, he said.
Bond said this will now give
Hardee County residents an
opportunity to work in the tech-
nology industry without having
See RECRUIT 2A


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
A split vote last week has
allowed the IDA to increase its
membership.
On a 3-2 vote, the Hardee
County Commission approved
Resolution 12-18, letting the
Hardee County Industrial De-
velopment Authority to have
"no less than nine and not more
than 13 members.
The IDA, was set up to
"encourage and cooperate and
work with industrial develop-
ment agencies, the chamber of
commerce, and other focal,
state and federal agencies hav-
ing responsibilities in the field
of industrial development."
Commissioners varied in
their responses. Commissioner
Grady Johnson, commission
liaison with the IDA/EDC said
it wasn't urgent and any deci-
sion should wait until after the
results of the Attorney
General's audit investigation of
the IDA is complete. "it could


bring up other issues to
address."
Commission Chairfnan Min-
or Bryant said the IDA should
be limited to seven members,
noting that a committee larger
than that can get bogged down.
Economic Director Bill
Lambert said the IDA operated
"under the Sunshine," while the
associated Economic Develop-
ment Council did not. He said
the IDA membership was a rec-
ommendation of audits done
early this year.
Members of the IDA have
been Lory Durrance, Rick
Justice, James V. See Jr, Joe
Albritton, Vanessa Hernandez
and Michael Prescott, all also
members of the EDC. Dur-
rance, Justice and Hernandez
are in the banking industry,
while See is a realtor, Prescott
in business and Albritton in
insurance. Since Sept. 14, 2010,
Albritton has been 'its chairman
and Hernandez vice chairman.
See IDA 2A


NEVER FORGET


PHOTO BY MARIA TRUJILLO
Sept. 11, 2001, needs no explanation. On the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America, a father with his two
daughters Catherine Baxley, John Gray and Lynn Gonzalez reminded Hardee Countians and paid tribute in the
median of U.S. 17 at REA Road, waving flags and signs thanking the U. S. military and asking people to "Never Forget."
Included was a flag flown in Afghanistan last year then given to Gray's son, who is in the Air Force.


New Doctors

Join Staffs

... Column 11A


FLYBY


IDA Grows


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2A The Herald-Advocate, September 13,2012


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


JOAN M. SEAMAN
'Sports Editor



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P.O. Box 338
Wauchula, FL 33873


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: Kelly's Column
By Jim


Jimmy Parker of Bowling Green has been farming for 52 years
but Tuesday said he will probably not plant a crop this fall. He used
to farm 800 acres, but Mosaic plans to use 600 acres.
He could farm on 200 acres but probably won't. He has plant-
ed 104 cucumber crops. He still has some citrus and cattle to look,
after.

Carl Simmons of Wauchula is 87 but still operates a large cit-
rus nursery with eight greenhouses in Hardee County.

Woodrow Waldron, 82, of rural Wauchula on July 17 had a
heart attack and had three stents placed in his arteries at Highlands
Regional Hospital. He had no heart damage and is feeling better.
His is retired from orange groves and heavy equipment.
Waldron was born in 1929 in Highlands County where his par-
ents had a country store and orange grove. Kerosene lanterns were
used for light, along with a wood-burning stove for cooking, wood-
burning pot-belly stove for heating, and an outhouse.

Congratulations to the.Wildcats, Gators, Seminoles, Bulls anid
Buccaneers for winning their football games this past weekend.
Hardee will host Sebi:ing this Friday at 7.

Hardee County had several inches of rainfall this past week
along with some cooler weather.

Some "tobacco facts" from Candis Thomas, Tobacco
Prevention Program, Hardee County Health Department:
-More people die from tobacco-related diseases than by car
accidents, drunk driving, AIDS, and drugs combined. Cigarettes
result in an estimated 430,000 U.S. deaths annually, including
28,600 deaths in Florida. Hardee County's population is about
28,500.
-Tobacco products and smoke contain over 7,000 different
chemicals, including fertilizer, pesticides, arsenic, acetone, sulfuric
acid and formaldehyde. About 100 are carcinogens.
-Smoking costs the U.S. $150 billion annually in health care.
Smokers inhale 15 percent of smoke, with 85 percent left "for
everyone else to enjoy." Toxins can get on people's skin, hair,
clothes, curtains, walls, furniture, your car, etc.
-The U.S. Food and Drug Agency in 2009 banded candy-fla-
vored cigarettes, so the tobacco industry puts flavorings such as
strawberry, cherry, grape, and chocolate in cigars, chews and snuff
to attract more users, especially young people who can become
lifelong customers.
-In 2006 tobacco companies spent $12.5 billion on advertis-
ing. Ads for junk food and sodas totalled $4.5 billion.



RECRUIT
Continued From 1A


to move away to another state
or large city.
Potential employees for Con-
tinuum Labs would be trained
in design, development, quality
assurance, information technol-
ogy, business development,
human resources, marketing
and administration.
Once employees are trained,
they will begin working on
Caresync and two other apps
the company is currently devel-
oping.
"ScoutWare" is an applica-
tion aimed at the more than
three million children -who par-
ticipate in scouting. The appli-
cation will keep up with various
events, communications and
can track progress and require-
ments for earning additional


badges.
"Dossier" is an application
which focuses on compiling,
managing, validating and shar-
ing personal information found
on the Internet.
An incubator program will
also be developed in the
TechRiver Park.
For it, Bond said individuals
with a potentially good idea for
an application would be provid-
ed with capital, office space,
mentorship and other resources
to begin developing the prod-
uct.
Bond also told the IDA that
both TechRiver and Continuum
Labs will offer one million
shares of stock in each compa-
ny to interested Hardee County
investors.


IDA__
Continued From 1A


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morning, EDC members were
told they would have to com-
plete an application to become a
member of the IDA. Although it
was on the agenda, there was no


reorganization of either the IDA
or EDC at that meeting, which
mainly focused on looking at
two possible new industries,
BioNitrogen and Tech River.


Members of the EDC who Attorney General's independent
could be added to dual member- report is back.
ship in the IDA are realtor John "The $40 million needs to
O'Neal, engineer Paul Roberts, come through the Clerk of
Mosaic public relations person Courts and include decisions by
Diana Youmans, business per- the commission. Why make
sons Dorothy Conerly, Robert these moves at this time. If it
I Krause and Lavon Cobb, power takes 18 months, so be it. The
plant manager Doug Jensen and topic is transparency. Put this
retiree Donald Samuels. on hold. The people I talk to say
Lambert said the Attorney it's not the time."
General's investigation could Later, Gough added. "There
take up to 18 months to com- are three things in the commu-
plete and would have no effect nity needed for growth, church-
on how the IDA is operating es, schools and recreation.
now. It is simply looking at the People who want growth know
IDA's financial relationships any business wants these. And,
before it was realized and com- why does Hardee County have
pleted a pair of audits eight so many restrictions on build-
months ago. "We welcome any ing. Let's not talk about growth
investigation. We're not adver- and then stop it."
sarial to,it; we welcome it as a Resident Frank Kirkland said
learning process," who has said he had been running his head
he did not know the IDA was into the wall since 2010. "I said
required to have annual audits. then IDA was a nonfunctional
Grady Johnson said the state group and it makes foolish
made it clear that the commis- deals that make no sense. You
sion was responsible for over- guys know what's going on.
sight of the IDA and should Wait and get past the election.
have had audits done regularly There's no rush. Membership
just as the county budget is on that board is not what it's.
audited, about."
Commissioner Rick Knight Robert Cole agreed with "the
said that changing the member- other speakers. Why rush with
ship was "not set in stone," and an election:coming up. We need
could be changed again if need- to find out what's happening
ed. with our money, and it is our
Lambert said the problem (the citizens' money). Why
was there is "a philosophical, .draw attention because you
economic struggle in Hardee failed. You need to convene a
County. Some people are workshop and change this from
against growth, but it is our' the ground up, and wait for the
charge to make plans and study Attorney General's report."
possible industry. I'm at a loss Dale Johnson said the
to understand why this commis- Attorney General's report was
sion is reluctant,to accommo; "operational, not investigative
date having a larger number of to determine who stole money.
people involved in, economic If we change the membership,
development." we can change it again any
Grady Johnson responded time. When fellow Americans
that it isn't a matter of bashing accuse one another, whether by
the IDA, just allowing the state ignorance or what, we all lose.
to complete its work. 'If you don't like what's going
Commissioner Dale Johnson on, vote for someone else."
disagreed. "It is. Everything is Bryant said he is a member of
bashing. Why wait two years to the Central Florida Regional
change the membership. I dis- Planning Council and Florida
agree with your philosophy." Association of Counties.
Knight concurred, "If you There's been talk of hometown
keep fearing the unknown, it democracy because of the lack
will strangle you. If something of trust at all levels. But home-
comes up, we can change it." town democracy means every
Bryant raised the question of decision would have to wait for
filling vacancies. "It takes away a referendum. It would put off
our (commission) right, but If land development decisions
you have a group of seven and because people could not agree
one vacancy and the only ap- on what's best. I'm not in any
plicant, guy or %soman,.ik m ,odTOrto i ihis~labr IDWA ca.i,:
good for the panel, do we hayv manage with seven, but more
to appoint that personn?' *' ptep4~ -,ge es mc*eopponruni-
Lambert said the IDA could ty."
meet. with a quorum of four At its meetings on Tuesday
members. There are periodic
changes in the memberships.
"We need to make this board ZS BTS!
whole and need to move on."
Bryant reacted "I understand
on any given day you can oper-
ate' without a full board, but I
think we need three applicants
before we appoint someone.
Does the commission have the
right not to appoint? he asked
commission and IDA attorney ,
Ken Evers.
Lambert said the commission '. ..
could only remove someone
from the IDA for misfeasance,
malfeasance or willful neglect
of duty.
Commissioner Sue Birge said
she didn't have a problem with
increasing the IDA to ;13 mem-
bers. "It just.puts more heads
working on projects and ,deci-
sions. I don't see that as a prob-
lem. I don't see limiting it to 7
to 11 members. We heed (to
move the county forward.',
Evers said Florida: Statutes'
mandated a minimum of five on':
the IDA but did not. preclude.
increasing that number.
Former EDC member Nancy'
Craft said "We've been talking:
for 30 minutes about mernmlr-i.:'
ship numbers. It's not about
numbers. This doesn't have to COURTESY PHOTOS
do with numbers. It's, about 'Yes, that means the town
allowing the IDA to be min con- of Zolfo Springs celebrat-
trol of $40 million (in the ed Back To School time
Mosaic economic agreement with a community-wide
package). The commission gave 'event on Aug. 9 in the Civic
IDA this privilege. It's not num- Center. The town passed
bers, it's a giant puzzle about out football-shaped tote
the IDA taking control in little bags filled with goodies
increments and you letting it." .while business partner
EDC member Donald Rent King handed out pen-
Samuels agree. "If you had ci! bags and slingback
planned better it would be dif- packs filled with pencils,
ferent. You're giving seven peo- pencil sharpeners and
ple total control. There needs to erasers. In all, around 130
be a system of checks and bal- children attended. Winners
ances, cut it in half. Give the of 0wo backpacks stuffed
money and land, to one group and; ready for school are


and the other control of devel- pictured below with sher-
opment businesses and indus- off's Dep. Sylvia Hendrick-
try. They shouldn't be the same' son, Lili Paniagua and
people. And the commission Marco Juarez.
should not be kept out of the
loop."
Former commissioner John ,
Roy Gough commented. "I was
one of those who signed the
original petition creating. the
IDA. My concern is you re set-
ting her discussing it when .
there's going to be an election :
in 45 days. Wait until-ther is a,,,
new board to make decisions. -
By the talk on the streets, peo-
pie want to wait until the


Week Ending: September 9,2012
Weather Summary: Florida was back to normal with season-
al rainfall patterns. The least amount of rain was in North Port with
only 0.03 of an inch while Palmdale had the most with 3.91 inch-
es. Despite recent rains, many parts of Collier County's wetlands
remain completely dry. Minimum temperatures ranged from 61
degrees in Monticello to 71 degrees in Bronson, while the maxi-
mum temperatures were 88 degrees in Alachlia to 94 degrees in
Ocklawaha.

Field Crops: Although soil moisture is good, frequent rainfall
hindered hay harvesting in several'northern counties. Cotton boll
rot, due to wet weather in Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Washington
counties, was reported. Soybean growers reported the crop was in.
good condition. The peanut harvest has been delayed by daily rains
for the past two weeks and white mold was widespread throughout
Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Peanut harvesting should
resume in a few days as soils begin to dry; Corn harvest in
Washington County was almost complete and peanut harvest was
about to start. Columbia County growers were harvesting peanuts
and cutting hay.

Fruits & Vegetables: In the southern counties, vegetable
growers continued to prepare land and planting increased season-
ally. Flagler County growers were beginning. to plant cabbage but
were also hindered by rain. NASS,is currently conducting our-
annual September surveys on crops and livestock. In the first two
weeks of September, NASS is surveying U.S. small grains growers
for final production. We are also asking hog producers about their
summer pig crop, next year's farrowing intentions, and current
inventory. The responses will provide the foundation for 2012 pro-
duction'estimates. All participating farmers should respond. Your
information matters!

Livestock and Pastures: Statewide, the condition of pasture
Was mostly good with the condition limited by recent flooding of
low lying pastures and disease pressure. The cattle condition was
mostly good and slightly improved over the previous week. In the
Panhandle, the pasture condition was very poor to excellent, with
most good to excellent. The pasture condition was better than it has
been in recent years. Pastures were providing plenty of grass; how-
ever, there were concerns about-the quality. Many cattlemen were
weaning calves to allow the brood cow herd to put on flesh in
preparation for the winter. The cattle condition ranged from very
poor to excellent with most in good condition. In the northern
areas, the pasture condition was fair to excellent with most in good
condition. Cattle were in fair to excellent condition. In the central
areas, the condition of pasture ranged from very poor to excellent
with most in good condition. The cattle were in very poor to excel-
lent condition with most in good to excellent condition. In the
southwestern areas, the pasture condition was poor to excellent
with most in good condition. Many parts of Charlotte and Glades
counties remained wet with many low lying pastures still holding
water. However, Collier and Lee counties remained dry. Most cat-
tle were in good condition.

Citrus: Daily high temperatures remained in the low to mid-
90s across the citrus region. All of the FAWN stations in the citrus
growing region recorded some precipitation this week, with
Palmdale receiving the most at 3.91 inches.


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room was full by the 3 p.m.
start time, so any citizen wish-
ing to attend should arrive early.
An overflow room will be set
up to watch the meeting on
video if the Commission
Chambers are full.
County staff recommended
.denying CF's application for
the 7,5 14-acre expansion
because the company did not
comply with the imposed quar-
ter-mile setback from FINR's
property line in its mine plan.
CF is asking the commission
to remove the setback, which


THURSDAY. SEPT. 13
*Hardee County Com-
mission and Planning &
Zoning Board, continuation
of CF Mining meeting, Room
102, Courthpuse Annex I,
412 W. Orange St.,
Wauchula, 3 p.m.

FRIDAY SEPT. 14
*7Hardee County Com-
mission, planning meeting
on roads, Room 102,
Courthouse Annex I, 412 W.
Orange St., Wauchula, 8:30
a.m.

MONDAY, SEPT. 17
Zolfo Springs Town
Commission, budget hear-
ing and regular meeting,
Town Hall, 3210 U.S. 17
North, Zolfo Springs, 6 p.m.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 18
'Hardee County Indigent
Health Care Board, final
budget hearing, Room 102,
Courthouse Annex I, 412 W.
Orange St., Wauchula, 5:30
p.m.

THURSDAY. SEPT. 20
*Hardee County Com-
mission, CF economic pack-
age and regular evening
meeting, Room 102,
Courthouse Annex I, 412 W.
Orange St., Wauchula, 6
p.m.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HARDEE COUNTY
CASE NO.: 252012CPbd0067

IN RE: THE ESTATE OF
NATALIE ANN BLOOM TATRO,
also known as NATALIE BLOOM
TATRO, deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
the administration of the
estate of NATALIE ANN BLOOM
TATRO, also known as NATALIE
BLOOM TATRO, deceased,
whose date of death was August
15, 2012, and whose social secu-
rity, number is xxx-xx-xxxx; is
pending in the Circuit Court for
Hardee County, Florida, Probate
Division, tho address of which is
Post Office Drawer .1749,
Wauchula, ,Florida 33873-1749.
The name aid address of the
Personal Representative and the
Personal Representative's Attor-
ney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate, on whom a copy of, this
notice is required to be served
must file their claims with this
Court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY 01 THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other'creditors of the dece-
dent and persons having claims
or demands against the. dece-
dent's estate must file their
claims with this court WITHIN
THREE MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITH-
IN THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOR-
EVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,
ANY CLAIM FIIED TWO (2)
YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
The date of the first publication
of this Notice is 09/13/12.
Personal Representative:
ELIZABETH BLOOM GILL
Post Office Box 580
Wauchula, EL 33873
Attorney for Personal
Representative:
John W. H. Burton, of
JOHN W. H. BURTON, P.A.
Post Office Drawer 1729
Wauchula, FL 33873-1729
Telephone: (863) 773-3241
Telecopier: (866) 591-1658
Florida Bar Number: 0650137
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CF
" Continued From 2A
was instituted in 2008 when the
FINR property was designated
as a "rural center" in the county
land use codes.
The setback could prevent
CF from mining up to 657
acres.
Commissioners will have to
choose to uphold the setback,
modify it or remove it. If
removed, CF would be allowed
to mine within 50 feet of the
872 acres owned by FINR.


Golf For The
Handicapped
The Sun 'N Lake Golf Club
in Sebring is holding a bene-
fit day for the Ridge Area
.Association For Retarded
Citizens, which serves both
Hardee and Highlands
County.
On Sept. 17, greens fees
on the Turtle Run course will
be waived for a contribution
to "Chip In For ARC." Call
the pro shop at 385-4830 for
a tee time..

Recreation Board
Needs Members
The Hardee County Parks
& Recreation Board has two
vacancies and is inviting
public interest.
Anyone interested should
stop by the Hardee County
Manager's office and fill out
an application form. The
office is in Room 101 at
Courthouse Annex I, 412 W.
Orange St., Wauchula, or
call 773-6952.


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Sports S hedule S pt. 13-2


FINR owner Joe Brennick
said he does not want CF min-
ing any closer than the quarter-
mile setback in the land use
codes. Instead, he suggested CF
pay to move his rehab facility if
it wants to mine near his land.



GBSPEL
Continued From 1A
After, G. Reign, author Katreka
Carter and many more.
Food, clothing and accessory
vendors will be set up at the
event. Health screenings also
will be available.
During this event, the
Bowling Green community will
hold a dedication of Martin
Luther King Street.
All of this will take place at
Harrington Linston Park, locat-
ed on Dixiana Avenue, from 11
a.m. to 5 p.m.
Then on Sunday, the Church
of God will be hosting the
annual Family and Friends Day.
It will be a morning of shar-
ing each other's company while
honoring God and honoring
members of the community.
This event will take place at
11 a.m. at 725 Palmetto St. in
Bowling Green.


Sept. 13 Girls Golf
Boys Golf
JV Football


Frostproof
Avon Park
Fort Meade


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Sept. 14 V. Football Sebring HOME 7 p.m.
Sept. 15 Cross Country Lakeland
Christian Away 9 a.m.
Sept. 17 HJHS Softball Avon Park Away 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 18 Girls Golf Sebring Home .4 p.m.
Boys Golf DeSoto Away 4 p.m.
HJHS Football Hill-Gustat Away 5:30 p.m.
Swimming Tri-Meet-Lake Wales Away 5:30 p.m.
Sept. 20 Boys Golf Tri-Meet HOME 4 p.m.


Girls Golf
HJHS Softball
Volleyball


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JOBS We Are Now at Over 8 Percent

Unemployment Put Someone In Office Who

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OUR NATIONAL DEBT IS OVER $16 TRILLION.

We Cannot Afford Another Four Years Of Reckless

Spending It Is Time To Balance Our Federal Budget

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FRANCES JOYCE
YONGUE PEACOCK
Frances Joyce Yongue Pea-
cock, 88, of Fairfield, died on
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012.
Born on Oct. 9, 1923, in
Reddick, she graduated from
the Florida State College for
Women (now FSU) with a
degree in education. She taught
at Reddick High School and
Hardee Junior High School
until her retirement in 1986.
She was preceded in death by
her husband, F. M. Peacock Sr.
Survivors include three sons,
Fentress Peacock Jr., Bruce
Peacock and Alexander Pea-
cock; daughter-in-law Esper
Peacock; and grandchildren
Lexi and Mac Peacock.
A memorial service will be
held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept.
15, at Fairfield Presbyterian
Church. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to
Thorwell Home for Children,
302 South Broad St., Clinton,
SC 29325
Arrangements were made by
Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services
of Ocala

LUTHER FOX
Luther Fox, 76, of Home-
land, died on Thursday, Sept. 6,
2012, at Bartow Regional Med-
ical center.
He was born March 21,
1936, in Foxtown, Ky., and
moved to Homeland from Fort
Meade several years ago. He
was a truck driver for Severt &
Sons Produce.
He is survived by his wife,
Jean Shiver Fox, of Homeland;
sons ,Vernon Fox of Bartow,
Michael Cramer of Rhode
Island, and Dustin High of
Frostproof; daughters Betty
Lou Fodrie of Buford, N.C.,
Linda Faye Fox of Arcadia and
Crystal Harrell of Bradley;
mother-in-law Edna Shiver of
Bowling Green; brother Gilbert
Fox of Waynesville, Ohio; sis-
ter Bertha Davis of Georgia; 12
grandchildren; and four great-
grandchildren.
Memorial services will be
held at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 at
the funeral home. Arrange-
ments are by Hancock Funeral
Home of Fort Meade.



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VELMA LEE
DETERS
Velma Lee Deters, 85, of
Wauchula, passed away on
Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012.
She was born on March 30,
1927, in Bowling Green, and
had been a lifelong resident-of
Hardee County. She lived in
the College Hill community
for many years and worked
for Peace River Co-operative
from 1950 to 1978. Velma
enjoyed the citrus industry,
especially growing oranges.
She was a member of the
First United Methodist
Church of Bowling Green.
Velma was preceded in
death by her husband Jerry
Deters; her parents Elmer &
Belle Whitfield Parrish; and
one sister Fayetta Bryan and
husband Edward.
She is survived by one
daughter, Diane Chancey and
husband Earl of Lake Placid;
one sister Peggy Helms of
Wauchula; two grandchil-
dren, Clay Chancey and wife
Kim, and LeAnne Buzzard,
and husband Jeff; four great-
grandchildren, Shelby, Ales-
sa, Cole and Brett; and two
nieces and two nephews.
Visitation was from 10 to
10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept.
12, 2012, in the Chapel of
Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral
Home, 404 W. Palmetto St.,
Wauchula.
Services followed the visi-
tation at 10:30 am. with
Pastor Amy Harper of First
United Methodist Church of
Bowling Green officiating.
Burial followed in Paynes
Creek Cemetery.
On-line condolences may be
made at PongerKays-
Grady.com.
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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
Two courses in aviation will.


Obituaries

EVELYN LOUISE
BRANTLEY
Evelyn Louise Brantley, 86,
of Arcadia, died on Wednesday,
Sept. 5, 2012, in Arcadia.
She was born June 24, 1926
in Hardee County and moved to
Nocatee 68 years ago. She
worked for McCrory's Depart-
ment Store in Arcadia and the
G. Pearce Wood Memorial
Hospital. She was a member of
the Nocatee Church of God.
SShe was preceded in death by
her husband Woodrow Brant-
ley; and parents Jesse and Leila
Mercer Powell.
Survivors are two sons, Jim
Brantley and wife Sadie of
Titusville, and Steve,' Brantley
and wife Linda of Nocatee;
stepson Sammie Brantley and
wife Verdie of Arcadia; 10
grandchildren; 12 great-grand-
children; and two great-great-
grandchildren.
Visitation was from 10 to 11
a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8,
before funeral services at 11
a.m. at the Church of God of
Nocatee. Burial followed in the
Owens Cemetery in Arcadia.
Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral
Home & Cremation Services of
Arcadia were in charge of
arrangements.


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JERRY LEE MILLER
Jerry Lee Miller, 64, of
Wauchula, passed away, on
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at
Florida Hospital in Sebring.
He was born Nov. 20,
1947, in Wauchula and was a
lifelong resident of Hardee
County. Jerry was of the
Baptist faith and enjoyed
owning and riding motorcy-
cles. He faithfully served this
country in the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death
by his parents, Dave and
Mary Annie Colman Miller;
three brothers Johnny Miller,
Leonard Miller and Robert
"Bobby" Miller; and one sis-
ter, Dorothy Miller Arm-
strong.
Jerry is survived by his
beloved wife, Barbara Starnes
Miller; two daughters Melissa
Stringer and husband Jeffery
of Wauchula, and Kimberly
E. Miller of Wauchula; two
brothers, W. T. Miller of
Wauchula and Dave Miller Jr.
of Wauchula; three sisters,
Nancy Ann Criswell of
Wauchula, Becky Thomas of
Wauchula and Juanita Jack-
son of North Carolina; and
three grandchildren, Stormi
L. Darty, Jared D. Darty and
Isabella Annalyce Dodge.
Visitation will be from 6
p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday,
Sept. 13, 2012, at Ponger-
Kays-Grady Funeral Home,
404 W. Palmetto St.,
Wauchula.
Services will be at 2 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in the
Chapel of Ponger-Kays-
Grady Funeral Home with the
Rev. Albert Blum of Lake
Dale Baptist Church and
Minister Penny Johnson offi-
ciating.
Burial will follow in New
Hope Cemetery with military
honors being rendered by the
DeSoto County Veterans
Honor Guard.
On-line condolences may be
made at PongerKays-
Grady.com.
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'open at the University's School
of Adult Education Sept. 27,
Dean B.C. Riley announced
today, the beginning of the sec-
ond year in aeronautical train-
ing here. Records of the school
show that 29 former students
who completed similar training
courses here during the past
year are at present employed in
the industry by airplane manu-
facturers, airlines and repair sta-
tions, it was stated.

The fact that five local boys
are seeing the fracas between
China and Japan at Shanghai
was revealed here this week by
Roy Albritton, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Hosea Albritton, who
reside between here and
Bowling Green.

"Bread and butter" are still
magic words to the ear that's on
a hungry face if the bread's
home-made and full of fruit!

President Roosevelt has
given his endorsement to the
plans of the National Commit-
tee for Religion & Welfare
Recovery for the nation-wide
observance of Labor Days, Oct.
2 and 3, when citizens of all
faiths are being urged to attend
their own houses of worship in
a great manifestation of reli-
gious tolerance, fraternity and
loyalty to established faiths.

50 YEARS AGO
The first annual Catfish
Derby, sponsored by the Hardee
County Jaycees, will open Sept.
26 and run for four weeks, Bill
Crews, publicity chairman for
the club, announced today.

City, county and state offi-
cials and a well-known televi-
sion entertainer will gather in
Wauchula tomorrow afternoon
for the dedication of the newly
four-laned stretch of Highway
17 through Wauchula.


ROSS JEROME
FISHER
Ross Jerome Fisher, 81, of
Goderich, Ontario, Canada,
and winter visitor of Zolfo
Springs, died on Tuesday,
Sept. 4, 2012, at Alexandra
Marine and General Hospital
in Goderich.
Born in Stratford, Ontario
to the late Wallace John and
Vera Eleanor Fisher, he was a
longtime resident of Well-
ington County, Otario. He
retired after a lengthy ele-
mentary school teaching
career. In Florida, he and his
wife of 57 years, Ruth Boyd
Fisher, were active in The
Wednesday Musicale, Heart-
land Chorale and the First
United Methodist Church of
Wauchula.
He was predeceased by his
parents Wallace John and
Vera Eleanor Farrell Fisher;
and sister Joan Korltra.
In addition to his wife,
survivors include one son,
Paul Fisher and wife Ana of
Guelph, Ontario; two daugh-
ters, Nancy Anne Hosack and
husband Barrie of Leth-
bridge, Alberta, and Cathy
Corless and husband J. of
Burnaby, British Columbia;
and two grandchildren, Lean-
ne Hosack and Jason Ross
Hosack.
At Ross' request, there
was no funeral home visita-
tion or service; cremation has
taken place. A memorial
service will be held in Wau-
chula at a later date.
Donations may be made to
the Canadian Cancer Society,
The Wednesday Musicale,
P.O. Box 1865, Wauchula,
FL 33873; Heartland Cho-
rale, P.O. Box 1209, Wau-
chula, FL. 33873; or the First
United Methodist Church,
207 N. Seventh Ave., Wau-
chula, 33873.
Friends are invited to sign
the book of condolences at
www.mccallumpalla.ca.
McCallum & Palla
Funeral Home
Goderich, Ontario
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An informal "Back to
School" dance is scheduled for
tomorrow night at the. Youth
Center in Wauchula, beginning
at 8 o'clock.
Hardee County had to start
.school this week without six
spanking new buses. The facto-
ry has yet to deliver them.

25 YEARS AGO
Gardinier Inc. and a private
landowner may exchange prop-
erties in a deal which will pro-
vide a 160-acre site for a state
minimum security prison here,
according to Ted Hite, Hardee
County Chamber of Commerce
president.

The Florida Sheriff's Youth
Ranches Program will celebrate
its 30th anniversary on Oct. 2-4,
at the Boys Ranch near Live
Oak. Activities will include a
horse show, open house and
guest speakers. The public is
invited to attend.

The Hardee County Outdoor
Classroom began its first day
with students this past Monday.
Forty second graders from
North Wauchula Elementary
School were the first students to
officially visit the Outdoor
Classroom.

A voice-dialer telephone and
electromagnetic stove are
among some 400 household,
business, recreational and
health-care products offered in
the American Foundation for


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the Blind's 1987-88 edition of
"Products For People With
Vision Problems."

10 YEARS AGO
A public hearing Friday










The following permits were
applied for or issued by the
Hardee County Building De-
partment during the week of
Sept. 2- 8. Listings include the
name of the owner or contrac-
tor, the address for the project,
the ype ofwork.to be done, and
the cost involved. Only projects
valued at $1,000 or more are
listed.

ISSUED
Donald Gray, Hancock Road,
electric, $1,000.
William L. Wingate, Rec
Complex Drive, electric,
$1,200.
John L. Zemina, Parker
Road, demolition, $15,315.
Rosa Maria Rodriguez, Bay
Street, roofing, $2,000.

BUILDING BLOCKS
Unlicensed persons often
have criminal backgrounds that
may include fraud, theft, violent
crime, sexual offenses, and sub-
stance abuse.


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morning will result in adopting
fire and solid waste assessments
for the next year.

Four teachers in Hardee
County await Nov. 30, the day
they will find out whether or
not they have earned certifica-
tion from the National Board of
Certification for Teachers.

Helping the homeless helps
everyone. County commission-
ers agreed recently with the
plan to add a women's and chil-
dren's shelter to the already'
open men's shelter, but stopped
short of committing county tax
dollars for the proposal.

County commission meet-
ings, and those of various
boards and committees, could
be watched on television next
year.


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


While we always do our best to ensure every family's comfort, we
understand that many people would rather not visit a funeral home
at all. If you have any questions and prefer to meet with someone
face-to-face, we are happy to come to you. Whether it's at your
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6A The Herald-Advocate, September 13,2012


Wauchula Cuts Positions


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Three full-time Wauchula
police officers were among
those who have lost their jobs
as restructuring within city staff
continues.
In all, more than a half dozen
city'employees were cut recent-
ly in addition to those lost to
attrition in recent months. The
goal was to bring the city budg-
et operating within its revenue
limits before the start of the
new fiscal year, Oct. 1.
First reading of the city's
2012-13 budget was held at the
start of Monday evening's
monthly commission meeting.
The final budget hearing is set
for Sept:.24 at 5:05 p.m., before
the Code Enforcement Board
meeting, which begins at 5:30
p.m..
Accreditation manager Cpl.
David Stimson, detectives Jim-
mie Harrison and Kevin Brock,
and a part-time officer were let
go recently, along with one of
the three crossing guards, and
employees in the information
technology, water and electric
departments, and public works.


The Southwest Florida Water
Management District an-
nounces a public workshop to
which all persons are invited.
DATE AND TIME: Thursday,.
September 27, 2012, 6:00 p.m. to
7:30 p.m.
PLACE: Dunnellon Library,
20391 Robinson Road, Dunellon,
FL 34431
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER
TO BE CONSIDERED: Discus-
sion of the proposed minimum
and guidance levels for Lakes
Tiger, Bonable and Little Bonable
in Marion County, Florida. The
final draft technical report will be
made available to the general
public one week prior to the
workshop online at http://www.-
watermatters.org/projects/mfl/mfl
_reports.php.
A copy of the agenda may be
obtained by contacting: Keith
Kolasa, Senior Environmental
Scientist, Southwest Florida
Water Management District, 2379
Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida
34604, (352)796-7211 or
1(800)423-r1476 (Florida Only)
extension 4378 or online at
www.watermatters.org/water-
ways.
Pursuant to the provisions of the
Americans with Disabilities Act,
any person requiring special
accommodations to participate in
this workshop/meeting is asked
to advise the agency at least 5
days before the workshop/meet-
ing by contacting: (352)796-7211
or 1(800)423-1476 (Florida Only),
extension 4702, TDD (Florida
Only) 1(800)231-6103 or e-mail:
ADACoordinator@swfwmd.state.f
I.us. If you are hearing or speech
impaired, please contact the
agency using the Florida Relay
Service, 1(800)955-8771 or
1(800)955-8770 (Voice). 9:13c


The Southwest Florida Water
Management District (SWFWMD)
announces the following public
meeting to which all interested
persons are invited:
Governing Board Meeting,
Committee Meetings, Public
Hearing and Workshop (2 p.m.)
and Governing Board Final
Budget Hearing (6 p.m.):
Consider SWFWMD business
including final hearing for
adoption of District final millage
rate and budget for Fiscal Year
2012-13. All or part of this meet-
ing may be conducted by
means of communications
media technology in order to
permit.maximum participation
of Governing Board members.
DATE/TIME: Tuesday, September
25, 2012; 2 p.m. (Note: this is a
change in time from the pub-
lished calendar)
PLACE: SWFWMD Tampa
Service Office, 7601 US Highway
301 North, Tampa FL 33637
A copy of the agenda may be
obtained by contacting: Water-
Matters.org Boards, Meetings &
Event Calendar; 1(800)423-1476
(FL only) or (352)796-7211.
Pursuant to the provision of the
Americans with Disabilities Act,
any person requiring reasonable
accommodations to participate in
this workshop/meeting is asked
to advise the agency at least 5
days before the workshop/meet-
ing by contacting SWFWMD's
Human Resources Bureau Chief,
2379 Broad Street, Brooksville,
Florida 34604-6899; telephone
(352) 796-7211, ext. 4702 or 1-
800-423-1476 (FL only), ext.
4702; TDD (FL only) 1-800-231-
6103; or email to ADACoordina-
tor@swfwmd.state.fl.us.


City Manager Terry Atchley
explained that leaves the police
department with 14 sworn offi-
cers and three administrative
staff members, "the right size
for a community this size." He
said there are also a pair of
part-time officers used to fill in
for sick and vacation leave.
Daily operation of the police
department is under Capt.
Thomas Harris now. Atchley is
"temporarily" administrative
head as he reduces expenses.
There appears no move to
replace retired chief William
Beattie. The only detective still
on staff is Matthew Whatley.
The city will' now have no
member on what was a county-
wide Drug Task Force. Mem-
bers from the Zolfo Springs and
Bowling Green police depart-
ments have also dropped off the
task force, leaving it completely
under the jurisdiction of the
Hardee County Sheriff's Office,
which will receive all the grant
monies for its operation. "The
city's grant portion of $20,000
was not enough to fund one
officer position," said Atchley.
He also brought some good
news to the commission. The
finalized budget, includes a
change in health insurance
providers, less-than-expected


The Southwest Florida Water
Management District* an-
nounces a public meeting to
which all persons are invited.
DATE AND TIME: Tuesday,
October 2, 2012, 5:30 p.m. to
7:30 p.m.
PLACE: Citrus County Lecanto
Government Building, 3600 West
Sovereign Path, Room 166,
Lecanto, FL 34461
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER
TO BE CONSIDERED: Discus-
sion of the proposed amend-
ments to Rule 40D-8.041, FA.C.
to establish minimum flows for
the Chassahowitzka and Hom-
osassa River Systems, located in
Citrus County and Hernando
County, pursuant to Section
373.042, Florida Statutes. The
technical reports supporting the
development of the minimum
flows are available to the general
public online at www.watermat-
ters.org/projects/mfl/mfl reports.
php. A copy of the agenda may
be obtained by contacting: Doug
Leeper, Chief Environmental
Scientist, Southwest Florida
Water Management District, 2379
Broad Street Brooksville, Florida
34604, (352)796-7211 or
1(800)423-1476 (Florida Only)
extension 4272.
Pursuant to the provisions of the
Americans with; Disabilities Act,
any person requiring special
accommodations to participate in
this workshop/meeting is asked
to advise the agency at least 5
days before the workshop/meet-
ing by contacting: (352)796-7211
or 1(800)423-1476 (Florida Only),
extension 4702, TDD (Florida
Only) 1(800)231-6103 or e-mail:
ADACoordinator@swfwmd.state.f
I.us. If you are hearing or speech
impaired, please contact the
agency using the Florida Relay
Service, 1(800)955-8771 or
1(800)955-8770 (Voice). 9:13c


The Southwest Florida Water
Management District an-
noUnces a public workshop to
which all persons are invited.
DATE AND TIME: Monday,
October 1, 2012, 6:00 p.m. to
8:00 p.m.
PLACE: Southwest Florida Water
Management District, Tampa
Service Office (Governing Board
Room), 7601 U.S. Highway 301
North, Tampa, FL 33637-6759.
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER
TO BE CONSIDERED: the
Southwest Florida Water
Management District (District)
has scheduled a public workshop
to solicit stakeholder input on the
Annual Update of the District's
Minimum Flows and Levels
Priority List and Schedule. The
Priority List and Schedule identi-
fies water bodies for which the
District plans to establish mini-
mum flows and levels pursuant to
the requirements of Section
373.042, Florida Statutes.
A copy of the agenda and copies
of the current and proposed
Priority List and Schedule may be
obtained by contacting: Douglas
A. Leeper, Chief Environmental
Scientist, Southwest Florida
Water Management District, 2379
Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida
34604, (352)796-7211 or
1(800)423-1476 (Florida Only)
extension 4272 or online at
http://www.watermatters.org/pro-
jects/mfl/mfl_reports.php.
Pursuant to the provisions of the
Americans with Disabilities Act,
any person requiring special
accommodations to participate in
this workshop/meeting is asked
to advise the agency at least 5
days before the workshop/meet-
ing by contacting: (352)796-7211
or 1(800)423-1476 (Florida Only),
extension 4702, TDD (Florida
Only) 1(800)231-6103 or e-mail:
ADACoordinator@swfwmd.state.f
I.us. If you are hearing or speech,
impaired, please contact the
agency using the Florida Relay
Service, 1(800)955-8771 or
1(800)955-8770 (Voice). 9
9:13c


property and
premiums, a
capital project
for counting
$394,000, wi
there would
year's budget
to be very c
mented.
The $3.4
based on a
5.6485, the s
and lower tha
of 5.7252 mil
necessary to
ad valorem
next year as 1
date, the city
percent of its
normal for t
said Atchley.
In other ac
sion:
-held its a
tion meeting
sioners Keith
Preston, Ken
Smith were s
Lambert made
prove Nadasi
replace outgo
Ken Baker as
with John F
nominations
approved on
Commission
on a prearran
will be sworn
meeting.
Nadaskay
mission appo
various board
at the October


To Meet Budget
casualty insurance Patricia Hart, Police Capt.
.nd only essential Thomas Harris and Braddock.
ts. It also provides -appointed Garry Philllips
encies of about and Shenita Toczek to vacan-
hen it looked that cies on the Planning & Zoning
be none in next Board. Phillips' term will be up
t. "We'll still have on Dec. 20, 2014, and Toczek's
careful," he com- on Dec. 20, 2012.
-approved an agreement
million budget is with the Florida Department of
millage rate of Transportation for an airport
ame as this year's grant to update the master plan.
it the roll back rate The total is $115,410. The
Ils which would be Federal Aviation Administra-
bring in the same tion will provide 90 percent of
or property taxes that amount, F-DOT will pay
this fiscal year. To eight percent or $9,233 and the
Shas collected 97 city's portion is two percent,
2011 taxes, about less than $2,000.
his time of year, -approved the surplus prop-
erty sale of 1173 Downing
:tion, the commis- Circle for $5,699.99 by an
adjoining property owner.
annual reorganiza- -city attorney Cliff Ables
. After commis- said there were only two legal
, Nadaskay, Peter actions in progress, both evic-
Lambert and Gary tions at the Municipal Airport,
sworn into office, where there are unpaid rents on
e a motion to reap- units used primarily for storage.
kay as mayor and -received evaluation forms
)ing commissioner for Atchley, who is nearing his
s Mayor Pro Tem first anniversary on the job.
reeman, and that Commissioners are to complete
cease. This was them and turn them into Ables
a 6-0 vote, with by Sept. 24. He will make a
r Pattie Detwiler composite report at the October
aged absence. She meeting. In the interim, the city
in at the Sept. 24 manager's contract will be
extended for one month, while
will make com- negotiations for an annual
ointments to the bonus of 0 to five percent and
s and committees an annual contract are complet-
r regular meeting. ed.


--approvea on nirst reading
an ordinance annexing 9.763
acres of the F. L. Revell Jr.
property just east of the
Henderson Animal Clinic. The
rest of this Revell property had
been annexed many years ago
and this one had been left out.
Additional ordinances changed
the future land use designation
of the property from county
Town Center to city Commer-
cial and its zoning designation
from county C-2 and R-1 to city
C-2, highway commercial/light
manufacturing.
-presented the monthly
Curb Appeal award to St.
Anne's Episcopal Church on,
West Palmetto Street. Built in
1930, the church has always
kept its grounds immaculate,
said Nadaskay. Circuit Judge
Marcus Ezelle, a member of the
vestry committee for the "de-
%out congregation." accepted
the award on behalf of the
church.
-held a general' pension
meeting. City finance director
James Braddock presented its
budget report. In the 10 months
of this fiscal year, the pension
fund has recovered from earlier
losses and regained $1.5 mil-
lion .An approval to use reserve
funds to pay the increase in
employee contributions for the
next fiscal year.
Andy Maddox was added to
the pension advisory commit-
tee, joining Donald Kilpatrick,


The new contract, etc. will be
ready for commission vote by
its November regular meeting,
which was changed from Nov.
12 to Nov. 13 because of the
Veterans Day holiday.
-approved a resolution of
the week of Sept. 17 as
"Constitution Week." Commis-
sioner Russell Smith lamented
that no one was present from
the Payne's Creek Chapter of
the Daughters of the American
Revolution for this important
occasion: Smith said he felt all
commissioners should have a
pocket copy of the U.S.
Constitution as he does.
-met as a Community Re-
development Agency Board and
approved a commercial grant
application for Hackney, Ames
and Heitman for a new sign for
its U.S. 17 offices. It will be in
the amount of roughly $1,600.
one half of the estimated cost of
$3,200.
Lambert said he felt it wasn't
right to use CRA (tax incre-
ment) funds to use it for signs.
"We need to get out of the sign


business, it's not in the spirit of
what this money is for. "A
workshop on grant require-
ments and uses will be sched-
uled. At the last such meeting,
the emphasis was on elimina-
tion of grants for work on rental
units.
-learned bids for work on
renovating the Wauchula Depot
will be opened on Sept. 17. An
award will be made on Sept. 24
in a 4:30 p.m. meeting prior to
the 5:05 final budget hearing.



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Business Refuses To Meet,Standards


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
A SR 62 business has steadi-
ly declined to respond to re-
quests for a site development
plan and permits to operate its
business.
Easton Sales & Rentals, a
heavy equipment sales and
rental operation at 5964 SR 62,
has been in business locally for
over two years. It leases the
location from William Manful
of Palmetto.
When it first came before the
Hardee County Commission on
April 1, 2012, it was operating
without permits and was asked
to complete a site development
plan because of alterations it
had rhade to the existing build-
ing.
Several meinbers of the audi-
ence asked that the commission
work with the company, which
had threatened to takes its busi-
ness to DeSoto County.
Efforts to reach Easton,
which is not listed in either the
regular or business, were un-
successful. A check of its web-
site indicates it has branches in
Chagrin Falls, Ohio; Humble,
Texas; and Alburqueque, N.M.
as well as off SR 62. A visit to
the site shows an eighth-foot
opaque locked fence enclosing
it.
An e-mail attempt was re-
turned as no longer active. A
phone call was made to one of
the operators, Steve Udelson,
who said he had "no comment"


and referred questions to the
landowner. A phone attempt to
reach Manful resulted in a
"temporarily out of order mes-
sage."
In the last two years, this mat-
ter has come before the com-
mission several times and been
continued, the last time Feb. 16,
2012.
The website indicates says
the company offers "complete
equipment sales, rentals and
parts sales to all construction
industries specializing in large,
earth-moving projects." There
is some indication, that in
Hardee County this includes
large equipment for phosphate
mining.
At last week's meeting,
Kevin Denny, county planning
& development director, said
shipping and warehousing in
the converted building are a
permitted use with a Special
Exception. The business was
once used for recycling, but
now includes a mechanics shop.
There needs to be review of an
electrical, plumbing and other
services to see if they are ade-
quate for the work done on
large equipment, said Denny.
Commissioner Dale Johnson
said since the county has bent
over backward for over two
years, a final notice'be given
before a "cease and desist"
order is issued. After more dis-
cussion, the commission decid-
ed to give the company until the
next commission meeting, Sept.


20 at.6 p.m., to respond or be
shut down.
In other actions, the commis-
sion:
-explained the seating for
the CF mining extension hear-
ing. The Aug. 30 meeting was
standing-room-only and the
overflow in the hallway where.
there is a monitor and/or sec-
ond-floor conference room,
which also has a monitor.
Commissioners said the
meetings of Sept. 13 and Sept.
20, which both start at 3 p.m.,
would also be held in the com-
mission chambers. Meetings
would not be moved to the
Agri-Civic Center because
there is no "streaming" there
and many people want to follow
or review the meetings on their
computer connections.
-approved an ordinance on
the second, and final, public
hearing. It declares a 180-day
moratorium on simulated gam-
bling establishments, rented or
owned buildings with comput-
ers set up to look like gambling
where people use a credit card
of debit card to place their bets.
The Florida Attorney General
has said these are illegal.
These "sweepstakes" cafes
are very different from an
"internet" caf6 where WiFi
access is available while dining.
-held a public hearing and
approved a resolution to close
or vacate a portion of Clyde
Road. That would not cut off
anyone's access. Owners on


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both sides of the closed portion
can divide it and add it to their
properties or leave it as it is. It
would be a private road, no
longer under county mainte-
nance. It was closed at the
request of the property owners.
approved a mutual aid
agreement for emergency med-
ical service 5rom Aeromed
Services, winch airlifts people
to Tampa General Hospital
when needed. Aeromed pilot/-
coordinator. David Duke said
Aeromed has provided services
since 1990 and has five helicop-
ters for the counties from
LaBelle to Wildwood and in-
cluding Hardee, Polk and
Highlands counties.
Interim Fire Chief Bob Clay-
ton also-received approval to
continue the mutual Fire Pro-
tection Agreement with Polk
County. For $11,427, Hardee
provides fire and medical cov-
erage to the northern reaches of
Bowling Green and U.S. 17,
mostly brush fires, said Clay-
ton. There are few commercial
and few residential calls, he
added.
-approved the 2012-13 con-
tract with'the Hardee County
Health Department and its fee
schedule.
-approved the 2012 Com-
prehensive Emergency Man-
agement Plan as requested by
Emergency Management Di-
rector Jill Newman.
-Among the Consent Agen-


da items approved were an
interlocal agreement with the
city of Bowling Green for pre-
and post-storm debris manage-
ment services.
-clarified that commission-
ers have no legal requirement to


respond to letters addressed to
them. There is an individual
prerogative to ask the chairman
to include the topic on the agen-
da for the next meeting.
-set a planning session on
roads for Sept. 14, beginning at
R:30 a.m.


Cross Country


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
Hardee Cross Country has
gathered momentum and now
has more than a full roster.
Coach Don Trew said late last
week that not all of them have
completed all the necessary
paperwork and cannot run until
it is done.
The girls roster includes sen-
ior veteran Adriana Arroyo,
along with sophs Crystal Avila,
Araceli Ramos and Yuribia
Ramos; and freshman Maria
Munoz.
.Other possibles include sen-
ior Jasmine Alamia; juniors
Rebecca Lopez-Andrews, Se-
lena Olmos, and Alie -Solis;
sophs Maria Lopez, Rebecca
Lopez, Kayla Rios, Amy
Rogers, Zayra Rosas, Paula
Salas and Madeleine Zamora;
and freshmen Briana Arce,
Priscilla Garcia, Guadalupe
Gutierrez, Cierra Lee, Brenda
Miramontes, Erika Ramirez and
Jennifer Sanchez.
Captain Brandon Beatty, a
junior will lead the boys squad,


which will include senior
Christian Moralez, who came
out for the sport last season and
finished in the top 20 at state
and nationals.
Other boys out include sen-
iors Anthony Burks, Dorian
Mejia and Robert Navarro; jun-
iors Adrian Briones and Filistin
Louis-Michel; soph Leonel
Rodriguez; and frosh Marco
DeLoera.
Other possibles include sen-
iors Hector Flores, Mark
Gomez and Ruben Ozuna; jun-
iors Marco Ehrenkaufer, Juan
Luis Francisco and Tyler
Helms; sophs Uriel Estrada,
Net Garcia, Felix Mancillas,
Adam Ramirez, Hector Ramos-
Lopez and Francisco Salgado;
and freshmen Emilio Hernah-
dez, Thomas' Hinojosa, Juan
Luis Martinez and Armando
Velasco.
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enced ran last Saturday at the
Newsome Invitational, and
more will attend the Jim Ryun
Invitational hosted by Lakeland
Christian this Saturday.


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JV 'Cats Beat

Weather/Dawgs


Sy JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
The Hardee junior varsity
Wildcats went to DeSoto last
week, and played just long
enough for a win.
This week, the young Wild-
cats are home for a clash with
the Fort Meade junior Miners.
Last week's game lasted only
to the middle of the second half,
when lightning forced cancella-
tion of the remainder of the
game.
It was an attempt to get going
on the 2012 season, which was
set to begin on Aug. 30 against
Mulberry, which couldn't field
a 'complete JV squad. That
game was added to the end of
the season, Oct. 25, when the
Panthers expect to have a com-
plete roster.
At DeSoto last week, quar-
terback Trequan Holley used a
pair of backs for his all-purpose
yards. Tyler Bragg collected 26
yards on four carries and
Johnny Luna had eight carries
for 50 yards, including a 25-
yard TD run. Holley was 0-for-


2 in passing with one intercep-
tion.
The defense was strong, with
nine men in on the tackle
parade, including Jordan Jones,
Ryan Ramirez, Roby Parish,
DeShaundre "Debo" McMil-
lian, Alex Hinojosa, Andrew
Hagans, Chauncey Rivers,
Thomas Gomez, Bryce Ander-
son and Matt Green; Jones had
a pass deflection.
"We (coaches Rod Smith,
Barry White, Todd Bolin.and
Van Crawford) were all pretty
well pleased with what we did
get to see our kids done," said
Smith.
Other JV players are Rigo
Rodriguez, Austin Judah,
Dalton Bethea, George Lackey,
John Snell, Ty Trammell,.Cole
Robertson, Zach Coronado,
Kevin White, Jose Coronado,
Isaiah Capron, Noah Coronado,
Roberto Torres, Ryan Ham,
Allen Brown, David Ramirez,
Agustine Bravo, Andy Manley,
Daniel Permenter, Thomas
Juarez and Al Brown.


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PUBLIC NOTICE
SThe PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD
meeting as the local planning agency will hold a
PUBLIC HEARING on
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 04, 2012
6:00 P.M. or as soon thereafter
In the County Commissioners' Board Room
Room 102, 1t floor Courthouse Annex
412 West Orange St., Wauchula, FL

to hea the request, to receive public input, and to offer a recom-
mendation to the Board of County Commissioners for
Awmda No. 12.20
Hardee County Board of County Commissioners byand
through the Authorized Representative requests approval of an
Ordinance by the Hardee County Board of County
Commissioners Repealing the Hardee County Land
Development Code Section 5.01.00;
to Adopt A New Section 5.01;
te Adopt Flood Hazard Maps,
to Designate a Floodplain Administrator,
to Adopt Procedures and Criteria for Development in
Flood Hazard Areas, and for Other Purposes;
to Adopt Local Administrative Amendments to the
Florida Building Code;
Providing for Applicability; Repealer; Severability;
and for an Effective Date as ORDINANCE NO. 2013-03
Al that same Public Hearing the Board will hear the request,"
receive public input, and offer a recommendation to the Board of
County Commissioners for
Aanda No. 12-21
Hardee County Board of County Commissioners byand
through the Authorized Representative requests an Amendment
to Article 09 of the Hardee County Unified Land
Development Code (ULDC), as amended
Updating DEFINITIONS;
Adding new definitions as necessary;
Providing for Applicability, Severability and for an
Effective Date as ORDINANCE NO. 2013-04

At that same Public Hearing the Board will hear the request, receive
public input and offer a recommendation to the Board of County
Commissioners for
,Alenda No. 12-22
E.L. Davis, Jr., by and through the Authorized Representative
requests a Rezone of 40.20+/-acres from A-1 (Agriculture)
to -1 (Light Industry) on a parcel in the Rural Center Future
Land Use District
On or abt E si of CR 663 N, North of Vandolah Rd
40.20+/-ac 17 34 24 0000 06590 0000
All that portion of NE1/4 ofS17, T34S, R24E, Hardee County, FL lying
E of rlo/w of Co Rd 683 & N of r/olw of Vandolah Rd, LESS & except
flowing described property: Beg at intersection of E/ly r/o/w line of
Ft Green-Ona Rd NW & N rlolw line of Vandolah Rd NW; then S
1deg24mlnl7sec E along said N r/o/w line of Vandolah Rd, 25.00 ft
trom & parallel wlcenterline of grade of said Vandolah Rd NW a dist
of 618,72 ft to a pt on E bdry of NE1/4 of S17, T34S, R24E, Hardee
County, FL thence'N along said E bdry a dist of 649.92 ft, thence N
9dekg24mln17sec W, parallel wlN rlolw line of said Vandolah Rd NW
adist of 721.75 ft to a pt on E.ly r/olw of said Ft. Green-Ona Rd NW,
thence 8/ly along said rlo/w line to point of beginning, LESS beg at
NI corn of Immediately preceding desc prop, then run W 50 ft along
N dry, thence SE/ly to E bdry of said immediately preceding desc
property, thence run N 50 ft to NE corn of said immediately
preceding desc prop. S17, T34S, R24E
Mike Thompson, Chairman
This is a Disabled-Accessible facility. Any disabled person needing
to make special arrangements should contact the Planning and
Development Department at least two (2) working days prior to the
A IPublic Hearing.
This Public Notice is published in accordance with the Hardee
County Unified Land Development Code.
Prior to the PIZ Public Hearing, documents relating to the proposal
ae available for public inspection during weekdays between the
hour of 8:00 AM. and 4:00 P.M. at the Planning and Development
Department, 110 S. 9"' Ave., Wauchula, Florida. If you wish to
isLeu the proposals, please call 863 767 1964 to schedule an
anrointment with Hardee County Planning and Development
Dik~ tr trlor to the public hearing.
M Interested persons shall have the right to be heard.
In rendering its recommendation tothe Board of County Commis-
sioners, the PlanninglZoning Board shall rely solely on testimony
that Is relevant and material.
Although minutes of the Public Hearing will be recorded, anyone
wishing to appeal any decision made at the public hearing will need
to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings is made by a court
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ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
MONDAY
Breakfast: Cereal Variety,
Smart Cookies, Pop Tarts
Variety, Juice, Condiments and
Milk
Lunch: Pepperoni Pizza,
Macaroni & Cheese, Alternate
Meal, Veggie Cup, Broccoli,
Juice Bar, Fruit Cocktail,
Condiments and Milk
TUESDAY
Breakfast: Cereal Variety,,
Graham Crackers, French
Toast, Sausage Patty, Oranges,
Condiments and Milk
Lunch: Hamburger on Bun,
Deli Turkey, Alternate Meal,
Baked Beans, r.rVeggie Cup,
Peaches, Condiments and Milk
WEDNESDAY
Breakfast: Cereal Variety,
Graham Crackers, Breakfast
Mini Pocket, Diced Pears,
Condiments and Milk
Lunch: Chicken Nuggets,
Rolls, Corndog, Alternate Meal,
Veggie Cup, Green Beans,
Applesauce, Condiments and
Milk
THURSDAY
Breakfast: Cereal Variety,
Buttered' Cinnamon Toast,
Oatmeal, Juice, Condiments
and Milk
Lunch: Hamburger Gravy,
Rolls, Fish Sandwhich,
Alternate Meal, Veggle Cup,
Mash Potatoes, Fresh Whole
Apples, Condiments and Milk
FRIDAY
Breakfast: Cereal Variety,
Graham : Crackers, Breakfast
Stick, Applesauce, Condiments
and Milk
Lunch: Italian Hot Pockets,
Combo Sub, Veggie Cup,


Alternate Meal, Buttered.
Carrots, Juice, Diced Pears,
Condiments and Milk

JUNIOR HIGH
MONDAY
Breakfast: Cereal Variety,
Graham Crackers, Pop Tarts
Variety, Juice, Condiments and
Milk
Lunch: Pepperoni Pizza,
Ham, Mac & Cheese, Corn-
bread, Lettuce & Tomato,
Broccoli, Juice Bar, Fruit
Cocktail, Condiments and Milk
TUESDAY
Breakfast; Cereal, Variety,
Graham Crackers, French
Toast, Sausage Patty, Oranges,
Condiments and Milk
Lunch: Hamburger On Bun,
Deli Turkey Sandwhich, Cheese
Pizza, Lettuce & Tomato, Baked
Beans, Peaches, Condiments
and Milk
WEDNESDAY
Breakfast: Cereal Variety,
Graham Crackers, Breakfast
Mini Pocket, Diced Pears,
Condiments and Milk
Lunch: Chicken Nuggets,
Rolls, Corndog, Pepperoni
Pizza, Lettuce & Tomato, Green
Beans, Peaches, Condiments
and Milk
THURSDAY
Breakfast: Cereal Variety,
Oatmeal, Buttered Cinnamon
Toast; Juice, Condiments and
Milk
Lunch: Hamburger Gravy,
Rolls, Fish Sandwhich, Cheese
Pizza, Lettuce & Tomato, Mash
Potatoes, Fresh Whole Apples,
Condiments and Milk
FRIDAY
Breakfast: Cereal Variety,


What's Fo


Graham Crackers, Breakfast
Stick, Applesauce, Condiments
and Milk
Lunch: Italian Hot Pockets,
Combo Sub, Lettuce & Tomato,
Buttered Carrots, Juice, Diced
Pears, Condiments and Milk

SENIOR HIGH
MONDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Super
Donut, Orange Juice, Condi-
ments and Milk
Lunch: Pepperoni Pizza,
Cheeseburger on a Bun, Baked
Beans, Tossed Salad, Beets,
Peaches, Orange Juice, Condi-
ments and Milk
TUESDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, French
Toast, Sausage, Fruit Cocktail,
Condiments and Milk
Lunch: Chicken Breast Fillet
on Bun, Ham, Macaroni &
Cheese, Broccoli, Cornbread,
Tossed Salad, Juice, Peaches,
Condiments and Milk
WEDNESDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Biscuit,
Sausage, Applesauce, Condi-
ments and Milk
Lunch: Cheeseburger on a
Bun, Chicken Nuggets, Savory
Rice, Tossed Salad, Mixed
Vegetables, Applesauce, Rolls,
Condiments and Milk


I District Outperforms the Heartlana: |


NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING


The Hardee County Indigent Healthcare Special District Board, Hardee County, Florida has
tentatively adopted a budget for fiscal year 2012-2013.



A public hearing to make a FINAL DECISION on the BUDGET AND TAXES will be held on:

September 18, 2012
5:30 p.m.
AT '
412 West Orange Street, Wauchula, Florida 33873
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BUDGET SUMMARY
HARDEE COUNTY INDIGENT HEALTH CARE
SPECIAL DISTRICT BOARD BUDGET FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013

MILLAGE: 0.3601


GENERAL FUND


.JLJ a.IJl .JLt *tlS V .L" v Jl.u Ua4 1I. t2K hJLJL V Lil


$549,991


AD VALOREM TAXES


EXCESS FEES


INTEREST FROM TAX COLLECTOR

INTEREST FROM CHECKING ACCOUNT


TOTAL SOURCES 553.591

LESS 5% (27,680)

STOTAL 525,911
f ,. *, \


5,000


FUND BALANCE

GRAND TOTAL OF REVENUES


ESTTMATiED EXiPENDITUTRES


SA TIM VAT1f E-YPEND2T"TS GENI R4 "AlANA'


AUDITING/ACCOUNTING


INSURANCE/BONDS


OTHER CURRENT CHARGES

ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS


OFFICE SUPPLIES


493,151

11,000

14,500


LEGAL SERVICES

FUND RAIANCE.


TOTAL EXPENDITURES


THE TENTATIVE, ADOPTED, AND/OR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT
AND BUDGET, 412 WEST ORANGE STREET, ROOM 204, WAUCHULA, FL 33873 AS A PUBLIC RECORD.
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INDIGENT HEALTH CARE


COMMISSIONS/TAX COLLECTOR

PROPERTY APPRAISER COMMISSIONS


3,000

400

200


530,911


3,000


410


2,500


500


5.000


530,911


THURSDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Cinnamon
Toast, Oatmeal, Juice, Condi-
ments and Milk
Lunch: Hamburger Gravy,
Corndog, Mashed Potatoes,
French Fries, Summer Squash,
Tossed Salad, Peaches, Juice,
Rolls, Condiments and Milk
FRIDAY
Breakfast: Cereal, Breakfast
Stick, Peaches, Condiments
and Milk
Lunch: Chicken Breast Fillet
on Bun, Hamburger on a Bun,
French Fries, Buttered Carrots,
Tossed Salad, Orange 'Juice,
Pears, Condiments and Milk
Individual menus are subject to
change.


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September 13, 2012, The Herald-Advocate 9A


Swim Teams


Looking Strong


By JOAN SEAMAN
Of The Herald-Advocate
After its first two meets, the
Hardee High swim team is
looking good.
The boys and girls teams
opened the season at the Lake
Wales YMCA on Sept. 4, de-
feating both Lake Wales and
Frostproof.
At the next meet, last Thurs-
day at the Rowdy Gaines Pool
in Winter Haven, both Hardee
teams placed third, although the
Lady Wildcats were very close
to the second-place team, Lake-
land, with Winter Haven win-
ning the meet. Hardee came in
ahead of Haines City and
Auburndale did not come.
The teams were at the
Blackman Relays in Sebring on
Saturday. This week was sched-
uled to feature a home meet on
Tuesday against Avon Park.
Next week, there is a meet on
Tuesday at Lake Wales, with
Frostproof and Teneroc the
opponents. Then Hardee will
be at Avon Park on Sept. 25.
GIRLS
The girls won at Lake Wales
YMCA pool on Sept. 4 with
131 points.
Senior April Garland won
the diving. The team of junior
Emily Rhodes, sophs Haley
Edenfield and Alex Johnson
and freshman Atasha Johnston
won the 200 medley relay. The
400 free relay team 6f soph
Caitlin Dufresne, junior Holly
Hughes, Garland and junior
Erica Roberts placed second.
Several girls had individual
swimming first-place finishes.
Rhodes won the 200 freestyle
with freshman Becca Albritton
second. Dufresne was first in
the 200 individual medley (IM).
Freshmen Reyna Kirkland and
Albritton went one/two in the
50 free, and Rhodes was second
in the 100 butterfly.
In the 100 free, Edenfield
placed first and junior Holly
Hughes was second. Finally,
Edenfield won the 100 back-
stroke.
The girls were a tough third
at the meet at Winter Haven.
Hardee's only first place for
the girls was freshman
Cheyenne Pohl in the 100
breaststroke.
The medley relay team of
Edenfield, Rhodes, Johnson and


Johnston picked up second-
place points.
There were a half dozen
third-place finishes, including
Garland in diving. In the relays,
it was junior Emily Hughes,
Johnson, Edenfield and Johns-
ton in the 200 free relay and
junior Carleigh Coleman, junior
Megan Hartman, Albritton and
Kirkland in the 400 free relay.
Individually, Kirkland was
third in the 50 free, and Rhodes
third in the 100 butterfly. Holly
Hughes was third in the 100
free. Other Hardee girls in the
meet were junior Susana Oce-
guera and classmate Emily
Hughes.
BOYS
At the boys meet in Lake
Wales, Hardee won with 99
points, with Frostproof second
with 97 and Lake Wales a dis-
tant third.
Senior Wyatt Kofkee, junior
Cleston Sanders, soph Cody
Spencer and junior Kevin
Borjas won the 200 medley
relay. In the 400 freestyle relay,
it was Kofke, soph Keifer
Kedzor, senior Justin Rickett
and Spencer getting first-point
points.
Individual first-place points
were won by Kofkee in the 200
freestyle and 100 backstroke.
Kedzor was second in the 200
IM and 500 freestye. Spencer
won the 50 free and was second
in the 100 breaststroke.
Hardee was in solid third-
place at Winter Haven. The
only second-place points came
from Kofkee, three seconds off
in the winning time in the 100
backstroke, and the medley
relay team of Kofkee, senior
Will Crawford, Spencer and
Borjas.
'Points were hard to come by
against tough competition.
Spencer placed third on a deci-
sion in the 50 freestyle. He and
a Winter Haven swimmer were
both in at 26.24.0, but the
Winter Haven boy touched the
wall first.
Rickett was third-in diving,
with 150.60 points, just 10
points off second place.
The 400-free relay team of
Kedzor, Crawford, Spencer and.
Kofkee were third.
Other points competing for,
Hardee were junior Kramer
Royal and senior Andrew
Reyna.


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Seniors on the Hardee swim teams are (from left) Justin Rickett, Kalob Rickett, Will Crawford, April Garland, Andrew
Reyna and Waytt Kofkee.


PHOTOS BY MARIA TRUWILLO
Out for the Lady Wildcat swim team are (from left) Carleigh Coleman, Emily Rhodes, Cheyenne Pohl, Reyna Kirkland,
Erica Roberts, Atasha Johnston, Susana Oceguera, Becca Albritton, Haley Edenfield, Alex Johnson, Megan Hartman,
Emily Hughes, Caitlin Dufresne, Holly Hughes and April Garland; missing is Leah Weeks.
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BARBECUE BENEFIT HELPERS


PHOTOS BY JIM KELLY
Rick Neale and Ronnie Durrance on Aug. 24 cooked and chopped'Boston butt pork
roasts at Hardee Ranch Supply to help raise funds for Zolfo Springs cancer patient Sue
Knight.


A Country Boy In New

York City For 3 Months


By TIFFANY OWENS
Special To The Herald-Advocate
Q: What's your full name?
A: Rob Roy Whaley Sr.
Q: What's your birthdate?
A: Jan. 21, 1939.
Q:
Where were
you born? to tC e
A: Venus, C. ,
Florida.
Highlands County.
Q: Where do you work?
A: Tropicana Products Inc. in
Bradenton.
Q: Retired?
A: Yes, for five years.
Q: How long did you work there?
A: For 41 years.
Q: How old were you when you
got your job?
A: I was 25 years old.
Q: Were you the first of your fam-
ily to work there?
A: No, my older brother, Benjamin,
and my sister, Annie, worked there.
Q: Have ever served in the mili-
tary?
A: Yes.
Q: If so, what branch?
A: Army Security Agency.
Q: Through what years did you
serve?
A: 1962-1965.
Q; Where did you go while you
were in the military?
A: Harrogate, England.
Q: What's the biggest thing you
remember from the military?
A: Being out on emergency standby
during the Cuban Crisis or President
Kennedy blocked Russia's shipments of
missiles to Cuba.
Q: Did you go to school?


A: No, because the accounting
school was closed.
Q: What was your most favorite
thing to do when you were a teenag-
er?
A: Fishing.
Q: What was your first vehicle?
A: 1955 Buick.
Q: What age did you get it?
A: I was 19.
Q: Are you married?
A: Yes.
Q: When did you get married?
A: Aug. 20, 1962.
Q: Where did you meet your wife?
A: In Limestone.
Qi How old were you when you
got married?
A: I was 22 years old.
Q: Were you born during any
Depression?
A: Yes, at the end of the 1930
Depression that ended when the World
War II started.
Q: What was it like?
A: I was the youngest of eight, and
my father made 75 cents a day.
Q: Have you ever lived in another
state?
A: Yes, for only three months in
New York City.
Q: What was it like?
A: I worked in a manufacture bank
in downtown New York City and had to
ride the subway, Which was a real treat
for a country boy.
Back In Time is the result of a class
assignment given to ninth graders at
Hardee Senior High School. Each
student is asked to interview an older
person. Selected interviews are pub-
lished here as an encouragement to.the
students and for the enjoyment of our-
readers.


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Serving about 375 BBQ meals in fundraiser are Jodi Barlow, Lorraine Sconyers and
Kember Rios. Steve Royce of Lake Placid won the drawing for a Bereta 12-gauge shot-
gun.


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In 1984, President Ronald Reagarq declared July as National Ice Cream Month, citing
the food's "nutritious and wholesome" qualities. He decreed that patriotic Americans
should mark the month with "appropriate ceremonies and activities."


Minor L.


For County Commissioner
7 F ____________y


One Reas4
" .' .


I am proud to have been born and raised in Hardee County and

now to see most of my family living here too. I have been your

commissioner for many years and I can assure you I have not

taken this responsibility lightly, or ever will. I am presently in

positions of leadership through the FL Association of Counties,

Small County Coalition and Regional Planning Council which

gives me the privilege of being a part of decisions made that

affect OUR COUNTY as well as others around the state. Our

future depends on decisions made in Tallahassee as well as those

cn I Care made in the local board room. We

S" need someone with KNOWLEDGE,
EXPERIENCE and OPPORTUNITY

to make decisions that bring good jobs

and provide more tax revenues. I have

proven I am that person and with your

Support I will continue working to

provide for our present and future

generations.

Pol adv pd for and approved by Minor L. Bryant (D) campaign fund 9:


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September 13, 2012, The Herald-Advocate 11A


Joe Staton Is The Bowling Green BBQ King

By JIM KELLYYork and Ybor-stvle cubans,dand t
Of The Herald-Advocate serves hand-dipped and soft ice


Once known as Country Boy
Joe selling mobile homes, later
as a traveling tent evangelist, he
is now Smokin' Joe, the Bowl-
ing Green Barbecue King.
That's Joe Staton, 63, a Hardee
County native.
His Smokin' Joe's BBQ busi-
ness, with 760 feet of highway
frontage, is located at 4050 U.S.
17 at the south end of Bowling
Green.
Since 1987 he has operated
Staton's Video and Games there
but 5 1/2 years ago started a bar-
becue business that continues to
grow. There is a dining room
with 70 seats.
At the beginning he serve,
barbecue meals three days a
week but now operates seven
days a'week from 11 a.m. to 9
p.m. Staton says he often works
15-hour days and has two em-
ployees.
He has several BBQ grills and
cooks with oak wood at about
170 degrees. He cooks ribs and
chicken 7 hours, pork 12 hours
and beef 14 hours. He also
cooks/ smokes mullet and
turkey, prepares pizza, sells New


cream. He caters to schools, hos-
pitals, churches and special
events.
Twice he has hosted the
Hardee High School Band, serv-
ing over 100 meals.
About 30 percent of his cus-
tomers are from Charlotte, Lee
and Collier counties. Staton said
several GPS changes have re-
routed traffic from U.S: 27 and
1-75 to put more potential cus-
tomers on U.S. 17.
His sides include baked beans,
potato salad, cole slaw, yellow
rice, cabbage and macaroni-and-
cheese. He makes his own rubs
for the meats.
His store front has numerous
BBQ paintings done by man
from Fort Meade nicknamed
Lone Star who wears cowboy
attire.
"Florida barbecuers are un-
derrated," said Staton, noting
traditional well-known barbecue
locations are Texas, the Caroli-
nas, St. Louis, Mo., and Mem-
phis, Tenn.
His barbecue meals, served
with two sides, are chicken,
$5.49; pulled pork', $5.99; and


Staton cooking chicken quarters next to Hwy. 17.


ribs, $7.99. A favorite seller is a
pork sandwich meal for $5.99. A
14-inch one-topping pizza is
$4.99.
Staton is single since 2004,
having been divorced twice. He
and his first wife Susan of 28
years have two children, Chere,
a Lakeland school teacher who
is an excellent ventriloquist with
a dummy named Leroy, and
Carla, a condominium manager
,in ClearwAter. His second wife ,
of six years, was Cheryl, and
they have a son Ben, 12.


Staton lives at his parents'
homestead and also at the busi-
ness, due to the long cooking
times.
He owned and operated Coun-
try Boy Joe's Mobile Home
Sales and Service between
Wauchula and Bowling Green
from 1970 to 1974.
A Pentacostal and Church of
God member, Staton with his
wife Susan began a traveling
tent evangelism career that
lasted 16 years. They held re-
vivals throughout the southeast-


Staton checks on slabs of pork ribs in barbecue enclo-
sure, with exhaust pipes vented toward U.S. 17.


em U.S. He gave up the ministry
during the divorce, which was in
court six years,
'I used to feed people's souls,
and now I feed their bodies,"
said Staton, adding "The Bible
says to feed my sheep. I feed
them barbecue."
His business is growing
steadily, and his health is good,
although he is a few pounds
heavy because of sampling what


he cooks.
Staton has a favorite Bible
verse to the effect of when a
man thinks he is something
when he is nothing, he deceives
himself. He also believes pride
goes before a fall, to be true to
oneself, without God he is noth-
ing, don't put oneself on a.
pedestal, and "pick yourself up
when you fall."


A Fort Meade cowboy nicknamed Lone Star painted these
murals at Smokin' Joe's Barbecue.


Times are very active now.
Nearly all the fall athletes are already on the field, in the gym,
on the golf course, whatever. The junior high football and softball
teams are practicing for the.start of their seasons next week.
Some athletes are still getting their physical and paperwork so
they can participate. The biggest opposition these days seems to be
the weather, with some heavy afternoon thunderstorms playing
havoc with sports.
For instance, the JV football team seems to be having the hard-
est time. The first game of the season was cancelled at the last
minute when Mulberry decided it didn't have enough JV players to
field a team. Last week's game at DeSoto got into the second quar-
ter before it was cancelled due to lightning and Hardee won 6-0.

The varsity Wildcats got back on track last week with home
game against Avon Park, which turned out to be a shutout. These
week's home game against Sebring won't be as easy, the Blue
Streaks never are.
Plan ahead for the Homecoming Game on Sept. 21, when dis-
trict rival Bradenton Bayshore comes to Hardee for the first of thjs
year's district games. Other district games are against Palmetto,
Bradenton Southeast and DeSoto.

Rivals Hardee grad Daniel Miller and senior Will Bennett
chased each other through Sertoma summer golf, with Miller play-
ing Bennett in the finale for a first-phice for the season. Bennett
had to settle for'second in the Sertoma.
!Bennett and classmate William Beattie look to be co-leaders for
the Hardee High boys team. They shot 37s in a tri-match against
Frostproof and Palmetto last Thursday. Good playing, boys!

The volleyball girls are getting oh, so close to winning. They
are in every match, losing games by the necessary two-point dif-
ference and winning some the same way. Look for first-year coach
Shadow Ward to get a handle on it and have the girls winning short-
ly.

In boxing, Hardee High's Ruben Ozuna will have to miss a bit
of school for his Sept. 25 bout in Philadelphia, the old stomping
grounds of his coach Troy Carter.


NEW DOCS Two new doctors have made their way to
Hardee County, one at Central Florida Health Care Inc. and one at
Chapters Health System.
Dr. Andrew Hein currently lives in Highlands County but has
joined the Wauchula health-care clinic as a family medic, treating
patients from pediatric to adult.
Dr. Bruce Himelstein is the new
pediatric medical director for the
palliative-care service here and
in three other counties.
^ f Hein believes in "practicing
preventative medicine and
encouraging healthy living."
He received his bachelor of
science degree from California
State University in Fresno, and
his doctorate of osteopathic med-
icine from Nova Southeastern
University in Fort Lauderdale.
Recently he completed.his res-
.I- idency in family medicine at
Hein Palmetto General Hospital in
Miami. While there, he served as chief resident.
S Hein is "looking forward to serving all members of the com-
munity by creating individual approaches to healthy living for each
and every patient."
Hein is proficient in Spanish.
Central Florida Health Care is located at 204 E. Palmetto St. It
is open Monday through Thursday from-7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and


We didn't get any scores from Pop Warner or Mid-Florida
Football this week. Maybe there were rainouts or cancellations due
to the threat of thunderstorms. No use endangering the players or
cheerleaders. After all, it is a game.

Hardee swim teams have started swell. They took on some of
the toughest in Winter Haven and Lakeland last week and scored
several first- and second-places in both the girls and boys divisions.

Cross country was slated to have a varsity-only meet on
Saturday, but we haven't heard how the fellows and girls did.


Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. You may schedule an appointment
by calling 773-2111.
Himelstein was recently appointed new pediatric palliative
care medical director by Chapters Health System. He will focus on
the physical, emotional, psycho-
logical and spiritual needs of seri-
ously ill children in Hardee,
Highlands, Polk and Hillsbor-
ough counties. '
Palliative care is n6t hospice I 'N
care. It provides special care for
patients who are suffering from
complex, life-threatenifig or life-
limiting medical conditions.
These conditions can include
genetic disorders, complex heart
disease, neurological conditions
and many others.
Both the primary physicians
and the palliative-care team join
to help treat the patient: The pri- Himelstein
mary physicians treat the disease while the palliative team address-
es the pain, other symptoms, disease education, emotional issues
and spiritual concerns.
This may seem like a tough job, "but the relationships built
with families and children in this type of practice are immeasurably
satisfying," Himelstein says.
According to Himelstein, about 50,000 children die each year
in the United States, and close to 500,000 live with complex chron-
ic medical conditions. Therefore, he says, there is a great need for
pediatric palliative care in the country.
Himelstein has been a practicing pediatrician for 22 years. He
earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and then
his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine.
He completed his training in pediatrics at the Albert Einstein
College of Medicine in New York, and then a pediatric hematol-
ogy/oncology fellowship at The Children's Hospital of
Philadelphia.
Himelstein is board certified in both pediatrics and hospice
and palliative medicine.
Chapters Health offers palliative care services for chronically
ill children, hospice programs for children needing end-of-life care,
the Mending Tree program to support expectant parents whose
babies have been prenatally diagnosed with complex medical con-
ditions, and children's age-specific grief support services for sib-
lings.
For more information on the Chapters Health Pediatric
Palliative Care Program, call (800) 544-3.280.
New business or management? Remodeling or relocating? Call
Maria Trujillo at 773-3255 with your business news.


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We support EDUCATION, STUDENTS and TEACHERS,
and are proud to invest in the future of HARDEE COUNTY.


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CF Industries is proud to partner with Hardee Senior High School! Pictured above (L to R)
are the 2012 CF scholarship winners, Nick Tribble, Daniel Hernandez, Deonte Evans,
Savannah Albritton, and Brenda'Zamora, pictured with Kenny Miller of CF Industries.,
Each graduating senior received $1,000 to support their future education.


Hardee County Schools joined with CF Industries in 2011 to celebrate the "Commissioner's
Business Recognition Award", presented in celebration of successful alliances between the
business community and local schools to benefit Florida's students. Pictured (L to R) are
Nick Katzaras (CF), Jan McKibben, Marie Dasher (both with Hardee County Public Schools),
Richard Ghent (CF) and Florida's 2011 Commissioner of Education, Dr. Eric J. Smith.


Hardee County's Outdoor Classroom and CF Industries gathered for the 2012 Peace River Clean Up. Under the leadership of Hardee County's Kayton Nedza, the hard working
student volunteers and CF staff cleaned the river banks and scoured the river bottom to pick up couches, trash, old tires, and mounds of garbage... more than 1,600 lb. total!!

For over 30 years, CF has supported Hardee County
by partnering with education leaders and community organizations.
We commend the teachers and staff of Hardee County Schools for fertilizing the minds of
Hardee's students, and for growing our young people into productive, successful Americans.
CF CARES ABOUT THE NEXT GENERATION OF HARDEE COUNTY CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.


CF's John Barlow visits with a local student at a
Hardee Senior High School Career Day event.


rKenny ivilier presents uavia uurastani witn
a contribution for Wildcat Stadium upkeep.
GO WILDCATS!


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CF Industries is proud to support Hardee Senior High
School by providing two Promethean Board systems.
Under the leadership of Principal Polk, Hardee Senior
High is working to improve technology & innovation.


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PAGE ONE


Hardee Handles Avon Park; Hosts Sebring Friday


By MICHAEL KELLY
Of The Herald-Advocate
The Hardee Wildcats re-
bounded from the season open-
ing loss at Fort Meade with a
determined and dominating vic-
tory over the visiting Avon Park
Red Devils Friday night.
Hardee will look to go to 2-1
on the year by hosting the
Sebring Blue Streaks which
come into the game with an 0-2
record.
Avon Park received to start
the game and the Hardee de-
fense came out and set the tone
early.
Wildcat senior Kane Casso
sacked quarterback Derrick
Hawthorne on the first play of
the game and the Red Devils
could not gain a first down
before punting to the Wildcats.
Hardee started at good field
position at the AP 46-yard line
and began driving toward the
end zone behind first-down
runs from Aaron Barker and
Keyonte Holley.
A 15-yard pass from Kris
Johnson to Derick Graham
moved the ball down to the 2
before Holley plunged up the
middle for the touchdown.
Miguel Garcia missed the
PAT and Hardee led 6-0 with
6:03 left in the first quarter.
Avon Park got a good kick
return and started its next drive
from its 40-yard line.
Two plays later linebacker
Waylon Pleger intercepted a
Hawthorne pass and gave
Hardee the ball at the Red Devil
43-yard line.
Johnson found Tristan Lanier
open for a 22-yard completion
on the first play of the drive and


Holley went 21-yards un-
touched up the middle for the
touchdown on the next.
Hardee chose to go for a two-
point conversion and called on
Keyon Brown to run it in from
2-yards out making it 14-0 with
4:55 left in the first quarter.
Avon Park started its next
drive at its own 26-yard line
after an 11-yard return. Ryan
Dick was sacked for an 8-yard
loss on the first play by Lucious
Everett,'one of three sacks on
the night for him.
A few plays later, Brown
tipped a Hawthorne pass into
the air that was caught by Casso
who returned it 51 yards before
finally being caught at the AP 9-
yard line.
Hardee could not get into the
end zone after an incomplete
pass by Johnson and three runs
by Barker were stopped short
and gave AP the ball back at its
own 2.
Hardee forced a punt and
took over at its 41 before turn-
ing the ball back over when
Johnson was intercepted on ar
long pass.
Avon Park then put together
a good drive and had a first and
goal at the Hardee 7-yard line
before the defense stood strong
and denied a score.
Dick completed a three-yard
pass before a holding penalty
backed the Red Devils up.
Everett then broke free for a
sack and sent AP back another
10 yards. On fourth-and-33
Dick made an illegal forward
pass which resulted in a loss of
down and gave the ball back to
the Wildcats.
The Wildcats could not pick


up a first down and had to punt
back to Avon Park with 2:56 left
in the half.
Avon Park was unable to
move the ball to gain a first
down and turned the ball back
over to the Wildcats at the AP
37 with 1:36 left before half-
time.
Hardee picked up first downs
on a pass from. Johnson to
Lanier and then a run by Tim
Steedley set up a first-and-goal
at the 3.
Hardee went with its goal
line or jumbo backfield with
Pleger, Holley and Brown all,
lining up behind the quarter-
back.
Brown got the call and easily
scored from 3 yards out behind
a big block from Pleger.,
The Garcia PAT was good
and Hardee led 21-0 with 19
seconds left in the half.
The Wildcats received to
start the second-half :and put.
together an impressive drive
that went 14 plays and 80 yards
while taking more than seven
minutes off the clock.
Brown finished the drive off
with a 6-yard touchdown run,
once again coming with the
jumbo backfield. The Garcia
PAT made it 28-0 with 4:49 left
in the third quarter.
The Wildcat defense then got
involved in the scoring,
accounting for the last nine
points scored by the Wildcats.
With the Red Devils backed
up near their goal line, the
defense, put a heavy rush on
Dick and caused him to inten-
tionally ground the football out
of the end zone which resulted
in a safety putting the Wildcats
up 30-0 with 9:22 left in the
game.
On Avon Park's next drive a


CONGRATULATIONS
It is a great pleasure to announce our Employee Of The Month Recipient
for August 2012 Carl Carte.

Carl became employed by the City of Wauchula on 07/11/00. Carl was
hired on working in the Parks and Grounds department. On 11/21/00


Carl transferred into the Meter


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Reader position. But his journey didn't
Send there. On 01/09/02 Carl saw a
great opportunity to advance into the
Electrical Distribution department.
Carl currently holds the position as a
Lineman 3. He continues to strive to-
ward advancement in his current po-
sition. Carl is always ready to serve
Sour City in emergency and non-emer-
gency situations. The City
is very proud of his w.
commitment to the f,
City of Wauchula and
it's residents.

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bad snap was picked up by
Brown and returned 44 yards
for a touchdown, Brown's third
of the game, making it 37-0
with 6:27 left and triggered a
running clock the rest of the
game because of the more than
35-point lead.
Head Coach Buddy Martin
was pleased with the effort and
intensity his team played with
Friday night.
He said Sebring is a good
team. to have a 0-2 record and
they have some good skill posi-
tion players and athletes on the
team.
California's almond crop is
the biggest in the world.

A beaver can hold its
breath for about 45 min-
utes.

Insects outnumber
humans, 100,000,000 to
.one.


GAMEISTATiSI


PASSING COMPLETIONS,
ATTEMPTS AND
INTERCEPTIONS

PASSING YARDS
RUSHING ATTEMPTS/
YARDS
TOTAL YARDS
TURNOVERS

FIRST DOWNS

PENALTIES, LOST
YARDAGE
SCORING BY QUARTER:


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Avon Park


HARDEHU

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95

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PHOTO BY RALPH HARRISON
Wildcat captains walk with officials to pre-game coin toss; (from left), captains are seniors Alonzo "Kane" Casso,
Rufino Gabriel, Octavio Alvarez and Aaron Barker.


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Hardee


LIBRARIES ARE IMPORTANT


Living


HOME HEALTH CARE


PHOTO BY JIM KELLY
Libraries are the heart of a community, Patti Lang told the Wauchula Kiwanis Club on
Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Panda Restaurant. She is director of the Hardee County Public
Library at 316 N. Hwy 17. Dee Shackelford is executive assistant, and assistants are
Nancy Collins, Rhonda Darty and Alyssa Purdy-Grimes. Hardee is a member of the
Heartland Library Cooperative providing library services to DeSoto, Glades, Hardee,
Highlands and Okeechobee counties. Services include free library cards,, books for
adults and children, periodicals, newspapers, reference books, audio cassettes, DVDs,
compact discs, PCs, public Internet access, reciprocal borrowing, E-media, and chil-
dren's programs. Hours are 10 to 6:30 Monday, 9 to 5:30 Tuesday, 9 to 5 Wednesday
and Thursday, and 9 to 4 Friday. There are over 60,000 books. From left are Cliff Ables,
Patti Lang and club president Sam Fite.


PHOTO BYJIM KELLY
Jan Spates, a registered nurse and executive director of Florida Home Health Care,
spoke to the Hardee Rotary Club on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Java Cafe. People 65
and over on Medicare do not have a co-pay for home health care visits. This allows
patients, to, age in place and keeps them out of nursing homes hnd assisted living facil-
,ities. Services include nursing, physical and occupational therapy, help wIthlbalance,
pain relief, wound care, cancer care, psychiatric nursing, quality of life help, and fall
prevention. Dizzy spells are the No. 1.cause of falls. Falls by the elderly can result id
broken hips which can.be life-threatening. Medicare provides for home health care for
the homebound, defining homebound as "a taxing effort to leave the home." From left
are Kelly Yeomans, Jan Spates of Palmetto, and Rotary assistant district governor Sue
Birge.


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Do you love to sing? Is there a melody in
your heart? Come and join Heartland
Chorale for its annual presentation of
"Treasuresf Clristmas"to be held on Friday,
Dec. 7, 2012. Rehearsals begin Tuesday,
Sept. 18. For more info., please call 863-
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Thank You
We would like to thank the
anonymous donors of late to our
party. First is the lady from Pell
City, Al., next would be the young
lady from Wauchula whose mom
said there used to be an office in
Wauchula. Thank you. And, of
course, Jim and Shirley Barn-
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HELP FOR KIDS


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PHOTO BY JIM KELLY
Joanna Burns Gray, volunteer recruiter for Guardian Ad Litem, spoke to the Wauchula
Lions Club on Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Java Cafe. GAL helps children, ages infants
through 18, involved in court cases in the 10th Judicial District which includes Hardee,
Polk and Highlands. GAL volunteers look out for what is in the best interests of the chil-
dren. Volunteers often attend court hearings and act as mentors to the children for
education, medical needs, therapy needs and help provide a sense of normalcy.
Hardee County has only 3 trained GAL volunteers, and the county has about 40 chil-
dren in the court system. The goal is for Hardee to have 15 GAL volunteers. The next
training class is Sept. 11 at First Baptist Church of Wauchula. Thirty hours of training
are needed, and GAL volunteers generally spend 6 to 8 hours a month helping a child.
GAL training is also scheduled for October and November. Call 773-2505 for informa-
tion about becoming a volunteer. From left are Rick Knight, Joanna Gray, club presi-
dent Debbie Murray, and Paul Summit.


GUARDIAN AD LITEM DONATION


PHOTO BY JIM KELLY
The Wauchula Kiwanis Club on Aug. 21 donated 20 $20 gift cards, a total of $400, to
Guardian Ad Litem children, involved in the court system, for back-to-school supplies.
These children, from infants through age 18, are generally abused, neglected or aban-
doned. From left are GAL coordinator and child advocate Bias Falcon, GAL volunteer
recruiter Joanna Burns Gray, GAL attorney Candace Preston, and club president Sam
Fite. People interested in becoming a GAL volunteer should call 773-2505.


MUSICAL PLANNING


COURTESY PHOTO
Officers of The Wednesday Musicale have been meeting throughout the summer plan-
Finga the. 20120 cJlub.yearjfwbhichwill begin Saturday, Oct. 13, with a brunch. The home
of Ken and Eileen Lambert will be the setting when members and guests will honor
oIgigtime members ~ginia Metheny and Neva Howard. The club's annual patriotic
program will be Nov. 14 in the sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church,
Wauchula, followed by a Christmas program on Dec. 12 at the.home of past President
Sylvia Collins. In 2013, program will include, "Music in the Home" on Jan. 9 in the home
of Vice President Bess Stallings, a Feb. 16 Valentine luncheon in the fellowship hall of
First United Methodist Church, "Men in Music," on March 13, "Play Me a Piano" on
april 10 and "Our Young Musicians" on May 8. The final three meetings will be held at
the Woman's Club building. The public is invited to any and all programs. Pictured
above (from left) are President Dot Bell, Stallings, Secretary Jo Thompson and.
S Treasurer Claudette Kemen. For more information, call 773-3544 or 773-3594.

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Greetings from Fort Green!
I can feel a little nip of fall in
the air, I don't think it's just my
imagination! Before any of us
know it, we will be complaining
about the cold.
Sherman and I were in town
last week and on the way to the
truck spotted Grady Albritton
sitting in his truck using ox.y-
gen. We stopped and visited and
he gave us instructions to tell a
couple of the bus drivers who'
worked when he did. If any of
you see someone, young or old,
sitting in the vehicle stop and
visit a little while. Not too long
ago we all would visit, but-
sadly, it is becoming a thing of
the past.
When Kay was sick, on Good
Friday, we. were at one of the
gas stations and two neighbors
were there and they just waved.
He wondered why they had not
bothered to at least come over
and shake his hand. I never real-
ized the importance of hand
shaking with' adult males, but
guess it is sorter' like us
females hugging necks when
we see someone we haven't
seen in a long time!
If you are not watching the
TV but hear a familiar voice
saying how much he likes a cer-
tain type of bathtub, run and
look at the screen. It is Doyle
Bryan! I'hope he is making a
fortune advertising!
When and if you buy new
shoes, save the shoebox. The
GAs, under the direction of
Carol Brown, at Fort Green
Church will be doing the annu-
al "fill the shoebox." Parents,
begin buying small things to
send to a needy child for
.Christmas.
'It is great to see so many peo-
ple at a festive occasion rather


DAR Observes Constitution

Week With Library Exhibit


The week of Sept. 17-23 was
declared national Constitution
Week in 1956.
The local Patriots Chapter of
the National Society of Daugh-
ters of the American Re'olution
ifcommemorating the event bk
placing exhibits in the libraries
of Wauchula, Avon Park, Se-
bring and Lake Placid.
The exhibits, reminding citi-
zens of their heritage and free-
dom; will remain in place for the
entire month of September.
In addition, the Patriots


Chapter has petitioned each city
for a resolution officially recog-
nizing this special week in
American history. The procla-
mation also will be on display.
Ii notes, rth the U.S. Consti-T,
lunon was signed on Sept. 17,
1787, by 55 delegates at the
Constitutional Convention in
Independence Hall in Philadel-
phia.
The treasured document is
the longest-lived written consti-
tution by any government in the
history of world governments.


CITRUS GROWER


PHOTO BY JIM KELLY
Roy Petteway, a cattleman and citrus grower, spoke to
the Wauchula Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, Aug. 21, about
his citrus nursery. He grows about 150,000 citrus trees a
year and uses about 12,000 to 15,000 in his family
groves. The trees sell for $8 each. He is a fifth generation
Floridian. One greenhouse, including the trees, costs
about $80,000. Florida has 38 citrus nurseries that pro-
duce about 2 million trees annually. "With a 5 1/2 percent
nrortality,.the state needs about 4 1/2 million trees a
year. Diseases such as greening and canker help keep
citrus prices high. Florida this year produced about 146
million boxes of oranges. Petteway showed samples of
seed liners, how to bud a seedling and a finished tree
ready to plant in a grove.

When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the
ground from beneath your feet.
-Stanislaw Lec
A pedant is a precocious old man.
-Marquis Stanislas Jean de Boufflers


GUARDIAN AD LITEM


Bradenton and Maxine is either
there or already started her ther-
apy. Arthur's son, Art, is visit-
ing. Please pray for all these.
The youth went to the concert
at First Christian Saturday
night. When my granddaughter
asked me if I was going, I said
no. The last one I went to with
the youth I couldn't understand
any words and the music was so
loud it hurt my ears, even on the
back row! They had a good time
and played one of the CDs at
church and, believe it or not, I
could understand the words!
Don't forget the meeting at
the County Commission Office
Thursday at 3 p.m. This is im-
portant regarding 'whether or
not you can use property for the
purpose you purchase it. Also,
remember the Methodist Cem-
etery workday on Saturday be-
ginning at 8 a.m.
Pray for one another.


than a funeral! Saturday after-
noon C.C. Searcy celebrated his
95th birthday! He looks good
and seems to get around good..1
was looking forward to seeing
Margaret's sister, Barbara, but
Margaret said her health was
too bad to make the trip. She
had not seen her in four years.
When I lived in Jacksonville,
Barbara and Mary Prine shared
a home and that is where I met
all the girls, Susie, Phyllis and
Debbie. The girls are all grown
with families of their own and
Mary went to meet her maker
years ago, but you still have the
good memories. I told C.C. I
planned to celebrate his 100th
with him.
His son Charles and wife Jill
along with some of their chil-
dren and adorable grandchil-
dren were there. Charles has'
beautiful gray hair and is still a
nice-looking young man! It's
times like this that I think,
golly, I'm getting old! Among
the many people there while we
were was Jerry Brush, who was
on our prayer list recently. It is
great prayer works.
Buck Toole is now in the
Wauchula hospital and I know
this for sure, because I went to
see him! He said he would
probably get out in another
week. Buck praised the therapy
because he is getting able to
walk again. Wynell -Davis is
there and she said a few more
days or weeks and she would be
good as new. I didn't talk to
Evelyn Durrance because I did-
n't have the heart to wake her,
as she appeared to be sleeping
soundly! Betty Waters' grand-
daughter, Findlay, was moved
from ICU to the next level and
Jewel English is not doing well.
Arthur Womack is in Blake in


Pastor Kenny & Alicia Baker (left) with new Pastor Carl & Anita Sikes-.

New Life Church welcomes our new ..

Pastor Carl Sikes
Pastor Carl Sikes and his wife Anita reside in
Hardee county and have been faithfully serving
in New Life Church for many years.


"And I will give you shepherds

according to My heart, who will feed you

with knowledge and understanding."

Jeremiah 3:15


We welcome you to come and meet our new Pastor
and be a part of a family of believers who care.








Big enough to serve you...small enough to know you!

Service Times
Sunday 10AM & 6PM / Wednesday 7PM


Meeting in the American Legion Building
117 West Palmetto St. Wauchula
(863) 773-2929

Sw w n I c w o r g


Fort Green News
By Rilla Cooper
773-6710


9:13c


PHOTO BY JIM KELLY
Joanna Burns Gray, area volunteer recruiter, spoke to the Hardee Rotary Club
Wednesday, Aug. 8, at Java Cafe about Guardian Ad Litem, which helps represent chil-
dren involved in the court system and look after their best interests. Hardee County has
about 40 children in the court system and only 3 GAL volunteers. The children range
in age from infants through 18, The local GAL attorney is.Candace Preston. Volunteers
have a background check and 30 hours of training and generally spend 6 to 8 hours a
month to help a child. From left are GAL case coordinator Bias Falcon, Bruce Siff, Joe
Jones, Joanna Burns Gray and Candace Preston. These children are usually abused,
neglected or abandoned. For information about becoming a GAL volunteer, call 773-
2505.


ze Vision Continues



New Life Church

Welcomes New Pastor


We are so grateful to Pastor Kenny Baker
and his wife Alicia for their service to this
Church for the past seven years.
Our Prayer is that God will continue to prosper
His plan for them as they pursue the leading of
the Lord for their lives and ministry.

"For God is not unjust to forget your work and labor of

love which you have shown toward His name, in that you
have ministered to the saints, and do minister."
Hebrews 6:10


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AM-SOUTH HEALTHY
Each office independently owned and operated.

2..


Robert Hinerman
227-0202


Nancy Craft
832-0370


YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS NEW
LISTINGII 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, country
home with large living Room, dining room',
and kitchen, enjoy the beautiful brick fire-
place in this 2,115 living area home.
Includes Oversized two car garage lots of
amenities, sits on fenced 5 acre tract with
barn and out buildings, Call to see this
newly listed home only $199.000
NEW LISTING! 1 $49.00 for this One Acre
Highway Frontage property At Seven Mile
Point. Call Todayll
PRICE REDUCTION!! Only $89.500 for this
3/2 CB home with new roof, A/C unit,
kitchen and appliances. To see it for your-
self, Call Robert todayll

"Country at it's Best" Aptly describes this 3
bedroom, 2 bath home with an enclosed
porch and a large yard. $62.900. Call today!
Special Financlna Available! _$49.900
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath CB home in Bowling
Green,'bullt in 2002. Call Today for more
Information.
REDUCTION IN PRICE!! $159.900 A quiet
family brick home with 3bd, 2 bth on a no
traffic road outside of city limits. Large oaks
in yard, outbuildings, and an alarm system.
PRICE. PRICE. PRICEII 3 Bedroom, 1 Bath
home was built in 2006 and Is located in a
good neighborhood. Only $59.000,
Building Lot outside of City Limits. This 1
acre tract in Anderson Subdivision Is ready
for a new home to be built. Call today.
$25,000
REDUCED!! $79.900 for this 3 Bedroom, 2
Bath CB home, central heat and air, one car
carport. Call today!
WHAT A PEACEFUL SETTING! 3 bedroom
double wide mobile home that sits on 10
acres and the PRICE HAS BEEN REDUCED
TO $112.000 Call todayvl


DIESEL INJECTION repairs,
pumps, turbo, in!n-tors, remove
and install, 863-Si :-538.
1:19-1:10(13)p
L. DICKS INC. is now purchasing
citrus fruit for the 2012/13 season
and beyond. Call Mark Manuel @
781-0384. 7:8tfc


2001 GRAY ECLIPSE GT $2,500
cash, 781-1062. 9:13c
2003 WINSTAR, like new, 3rd row
seat, $3,000 cash, firm, 781-1062.
9:13c


OPTICIAN TECH needed, bi-ln-
gual preferred. Send resume to
863-773-6458. 9:13,20c
NEEDED FT bi-llngual Personal
Assistant, no exp. necessary,
more than min. wage. 863-808-
9922. 1. 9:13p
HANDYMAN NEEDED BILIN-
GUAL IS A MUST Knowledgeable
in the following fields: electrical,
plumbing, carpentry, flooring,
screen repair, etc. Must be jack of
all trades. Must have a valid dri-
ver's license. Familiar with Health
Dept. and Dept. of Labor regula-
tions is a plus but not a must. Job
description includes but not limit-
ed to: caring and maintaining var-
ious properties throughout Polk,
Hardee and Highlands counties.
Interested and qualified candi-
dates apply at: 2600 Overlook
Drive, Winter Haven, 863-324-
4654, Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30.
8:23-9:20p
DRIVERS: LOCAL, great pay &
benefits. Home every day. Pd.
Holidays/Vac., 401k, CDL-A. w/X
end. School grads. accepted.
866-358-3937. 8:16-9:13p
CAREGIVER/STAFF, CPR Certi-
fied, experience a plus. Apply:
Southern Oaks 157 Will Duke Rd..
See Sunni. 8:9tfc

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3/1 FRAME HOUSE, large lot,
central A/C. Off Broward, B.G.
Assessed $25,000, considering
all offers, 781-1702. 9:13,20p


REWARD LOST CAT, dark with
stripes, 4 white feet, Wauchula
tennis court area, 245-7172. 9:13p
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702 SOUTH 6th AVENUE, WAUCHULA
(863) 773-2122 FAX (863) 773-2173
Gary Delatorre Broker
www.cbhardee.com


Richard Dasher
781-0162


Victor Salazar
245-1054


NEW.LISTINGIII Lovely 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath
CB/Stucco home, One car carport, built in
year 2000, total living area of 1,425.1s close
to schools and shopping. See today! Only
S59.900
NEW LISTINGII COMMERCIAL PROPERTY!
Prime location on Highway 17 in Bowling
Green. Priced @ $39.500
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY IN WAUCHULA!


Automotive mechanic shop on .6 acres.
Includes 3 lifts, a large air compressor, 2400
SF in mechanic building and 624 SF in office
building. Close to US Hwy 17. Great invest-
ment potential. $169.000
Hardee County Board of County
Commissioners has approved this 5 acre
tract of land for mullt-family SFR homes.
Property is currently zoned Residential-1 (R-
1) and location is only 2 miles from Main
street. $75.000.
NEW LISTING!! 2 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath
Townhouse at 711 East Oak, Wauchula.
Possible owner financing with as little as
$4.000 down. Call Gary for more informa-
tion.
NEW LISTING!! All the privacy of
country/but close to town! Don't miss this
lovely 3 BR 2Bath custom built home. on 10
acres. The 2200 Sq Ft home includes 2 car
garage with extra storage space, open plan
of living room, dining room and kitchen with
curved counter makes this an enjoyable
place to entertain. Extra outdoor storage
building. Fenced pasture with well, where
the Deer and Antelope play. Security win-
dows and doors, $252.500.
LOOKING!! For Just The Right House? Well,
YOU FOUND IT!! Great starter home, Great
first time buyer, Great Senior Citizen home.
3 bedroom, 2 bath, living room, w/raised
ceilings, kitchen fully Furnished, all appli-
ances included, central heat/air, breakfast
room w/pantry, dining room, pass-thru win-
dow from kitchen, living room w/double
doors to tiled covered back porch, easy
care-in-lay flooring helps fight allergies.
This well insulated home keeps monthly
electric bills under a $100. AND IT'S Only
$129.500 Call Nancy to see this lovely
home. 9:13
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ANTIQUE GUN CABINET w/lock,
pristine condition, $350 OBO.
773-9122. 9:13p


PERSONAL PROPERTY OF Linda
McMillan will be sold by
Warehouseman's Lien at B&J
Storage, 210 N. 3rd, Wauchula,
Florida on Sept. 24, 2012 at 10
am. 9:6,13p
PERSONAL PROPERTY OF
Manuel Formosa, Joel Alvarez,
Kimberly Congleton, Francisco
Cherry, Debra Morris, Jennifer
Trevino, Scott King, Rebecca
Talley, Daphne Burns, Katrina
Daniels will be sold by
Warehouseman's Lien at B&J
Self-Storage, 667 South 5th,
Wauchula, Florida at 11 am on
Sept. 24, 2012. 9:6,13p
PERSONAL PROPERTY OF
Chiquita Robinson, Shuwandra
Lavalne, Aaron Lanier, Elmer
White will be sold by Warehouse-
man's Lien at Bowling Green
Storage, 5018 Hwy 17 North,
Bowling Green, Florida on Sept.
24, 2012 at 9 am. 9:6,13p


DOGS AND CATS available for
adoption. $25 covers vaccina-
tions. Kittens for $10 Includes
vaccinations. All Creatures
Animal Hospital, 773-9215. 9:13c
CHIHUAHUA $125, ready now,
863-440-1930, 863-440-3912.
9:6,13p
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


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JIM SEE REALTY, INC.

206 North 6th Avenue, Wauchula, FL 33873
Office (863)773-0060 Evening (863)781-1338
www.jimseerealty.com
James V. See, Jr., Broker


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Realtor Associates
Rick Knight (863) 781-1396 Calvin Bates (863) 381-2242
John H. Gross (863) 273-1017 Dusty Albritton (863) 781-0161
Shane Conley (863) 781-9664. Parker Keen (813) 523-1523


REALTY INC.
404 South 6th Avenue
Wauchula, FL 33873
Older home needs some TLC; 3B/2Bths, located
walking distance to schools, medical facilities
and shopping. Call for details $55,000
Executive home 4 BR/3 Bath, cathedral ceilings,
great room, formal dining room, fireplace, excel-
lent neighborhood. $284,900
Lovely home with pool; 3B/3Bth, 24x12 outside
storage, great neighborhood for your family.
$135,000


Bus. (863) 773-0007
Fax: (863) 773-0038
www.lambertrealty.net
Doris Lambert.
Renovated and Move-In Ready! 3B/1Bth, new
doors and windows, almost new A/C, 12x28 brick
patio, outside 'storage shed, and fenced yard.
$68,000
Lovely setting with grandfather oaks for this
2B/1Bth, CB home located on 5 lots in Zolfo
Springs. $40,000
COMMERCIAL LOT BOWLING GREEN -
140x135 highly visible lot near post office and
Hwy, 17. $13,000


2B/1Bth M/H with carport, well and septic. 2B/2Bth M/H, carpet floors, inside utility and
$30,000 storage shed. $35,000


CE YOU CAN


DORIS S. LAMBERT, Broker
DORIS S. LAMBERT, G.RJ., Broker


COUNT ON. [
KENNETH A. LAMBERT, Broker


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773-4172
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Free Leak Check
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Sign up a friend to receive
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813-650-81DO


Vacation Home 2 BRI2 BA mobile home in Punta
Gorda. Located on a deep water canal that leads
into Charlotte Harbor. $79,000!
58sIV'Wes of 'g~ eous fenced property close to
town. Well & septic from old homesite. Scattered
old Oaks.& Pines. Offered at $287,100

10 acres on Charlie Creek. Beautiful property
south of Zolfo Springs. Asking $90,000


33 acre pasture with scattered trees. Close in to
Wauchula. 11.56 ac can be purchased separately.
Total price $360,000.
20 acres very close in to Wauchula on .paved
road. Laser leveled and ready for 3our farm
operation. Zoned FR.
Beautiful home located in Briarwood
Subdivision. 3 Bedroom, 2 % Bath house with
wrap around porch, detached 2 car garage with
office and full bath. Reduced to $339,000!


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Classifieds


ADqOPT. 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


BLOOMERS, check out our new
flowers, something for every-
body. *505 South 7th Ave.,
Wauchula, 863-245-0825. 9:13


2005 DUTCHMAN TRAVEL trailer
28', ducted air front, bedroom
rear bunks, $5,000 OBO, 781-
9613. 9:13,20p
2001 CITATION 33', Travel Trailer
bumper pull, large slideout,
$8,500,781-0199. 8:16.9:13p


Rentakls


UTILITIES INCLUDED, nice small
furnished efficiency apartment in
Wauchula. $500 per month, $200
deposit and references required.
863-832-0676. 9:13,20p
3 BR/ 2 BA, very nice house, good
condition, nice area In Wauchula,
$750, 1st/ last/ security. 781-2708,
leave message. 9:13p


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ZOLFO SPRINGS, 2 BR, 1 Bath,
very nice, refrigerator and stove
;, cluded, 863-735-2626. 9:13c
1 BEDROOM HOUSE in country.
Available Oct. 1st. 735-9284.
9:13p
3/2 MH, 5 acres, $800 monthly,
first last. Call Jarrod Albritton @
863-832-0562. 9:13p
2BR/ 1BA, unfurnished house
near P.O. in Wauchula, newly ren-
ovated, no pets, no smoking,
$650 monthly, $650 deposit and
last months rent, 863-465-1007.
9:13,20p
*RENT-TO-OWN*
MOBILE HOMES 1, 2, 3
Bedrooms. Cheaper then paying
rent. Close to schools and hospl-
tal. Lot rent $300. Se habla
espanol. 863-698-4910 or 863-
698-4908. Call today. 7:5tfc
ULLRICH'S STORAGE UNITS,
several sizes, corner of 9th Ave. &
Goolsby St., 773-6448 or 773-
9291. 3:22ffc
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


Women, do you
need lower rent?

See if you qualify call

735-2222 or 773-5717g


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701 La Playa Drive, W1luchula

Rental Office Hours

Tuesday & Thursday
9:00 AM 4:00 PM


(863) 773-3809
TDD 800-955-8771
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TWO BEDROOM APARTMENT,
$500 plus $400 deposit, stove,
refrig., 863-832-1984. 8:16-9:13p
1 BED 1 BATH in town. $500, plus
security, '781-1282, 781-0514.
8:30tfc
2/2 MH. Charlie Creek Park, $500
monthly, $300 security. Bill 863-
781-4460, Teresa 863-781-9084.
8:30tfc
2 BEDROOM 1 BATH, Duplex,
$550 month, $550 deposit, 773-
0100. 6:21tfc


20,000 SQ.FT.,;Various cities,
Hardee County, Highway 17, Main
Street. 773-6616.; 9:13-10:11p


LARGE COMMERCIAL OFFICE
space. Approx. 1,780 sq. ft. Heavy
traffic area corner of Main & Hwy
17 (101 East Main) call Elene
Salas, 735-0999.: 8:9tfc


ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS,
'Thursdays 7:00 p.m., Grace
Fellowship Church, 131 S. 8th
Ave., Wauchula. Bill 727-326-
3816. 6:7tfc-dh


PROFESSIONAL INTERIOR &
Exterior Cleaning Service. 35
years experience. Johnny
Hodges, 863-245-0825. 9:13p
ALUMINUM CONSTRUCTION
additions, screen rooms, car-
ports, glass rooms, pool enclo-
sures, rescreening, decks, con-
crete. Harold Howze Construc-
tion, 781-2708. RR0050181
8:30-9:27p
AG-BARNS, pump sheds, fence,
cowpens, Duke Platt, 863-202-
6465, CRC058080. 8:16-10:25c
OVERCOMERS MEETINGS
(Gillespie), Woman's Club on.
Wednesday, 7pm Kenny,
Sanders is the facilitator. For-
more information call 773-5717.
2:16tfc
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


SZOLFO SPRINGS Ii L HEREI4
735-0188 PA

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Mon. Wed. 10..- 6,p; Fri. & Sat. 1O.m-7pm/Closed Thursday & Sunday
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LONESCTAR
CONSTRUCTION CORP.


CUSTOM HOMES
REMODELING


STEEL BUILDING
CONCRETE


GENERAL CONTRACTOR
Lice #291103615
863-773-4779
"QUALITY WORK AT AN AFFORDABLE PRICE"
BRING US YOUR LOWEST COMPETITORS PRICE c1:13e


MIDFLORIDA Credit Union is seeking part time teller
candidates for our Wauchula branch location.
Responsibilities include serving members, performing
transactions, and cross selling credit union products
and services. Qualified candidates will possess
excellent customer service, communication and cash
handling skills. Applicants must be available to work
any assigned shift between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm Mon-
day through Friday and every Saturday between 8:30
am and 1:00 pm. High school diploma/equivalency
required, bilingual helpful. Apply on-line at www.mid-
florida.com. Drug Free Workplace.



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Spacious 3 bdrm, 2.5 bath home in Town and Country
Estates, Wauchula. Formal living room, family room, and
great room! Pool, sun deck, cul-de-sac, lush backyard,
adjacent to an elementary school.
Call today for a showing! Reduced $175,000

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Kelly Wadsworth Monve Realtn


wwwreltynterigecom* e .yid*.


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
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


MISSION THRIFT STORE INC.
123 N. 7th Ave. All donations
appreciated. Pick-up available for
large Items. 773-3069. 1:12tfc
HEAVEN SCENT THRIFT STORE
now offers pick-up service for
large donations. We appreciate
your generous support. 863-773-
9777. 12:29tfc
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, 8-12. 706
East Palmetto, Wauchula. 9:13p
SATURDAY, 7-?. Furniture, kids
clothes, misc. 1860 Dishong Rd.,-
Wauchula Hills. 9:13p
Make your bargain before
beginning to plow.
-Arab Proverb


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TITAN BIOFUELS, INC.


Joshua Clemente
Regional Sales Manager
(863)990-6489
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www. titanbiodiBsel.corn
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Semi & Trailer Tires


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'or
773-0727
116 REA Rd., Wauchula
(across from Wal-Mart)


Billy Ayers
Tire Technician


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SREALTORS
JOE L. DAVIS
JOE L. DAVIS; JR.
REALTOR JOHN H. O'NEAL
See more listings at
www.joeldavis.com
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS


Karen O'Neal
863-781-7633


3BR/2BA/2CG home has beau- PRICE REDUCED! 50 acs in
tiful golf course view. $225,000! NE Desoto Co; deer, turkey,
Well maintained 2BR/2BA MH wild hogs, beautiful live oaks,
on 2 wooded acs, set back from roved pasture, pond &
SR 66 w/beautiful oaks for creek. NOW $190,000!
seclusion. $55,000!
PRICE REDUCED! Commer-
PRICE REDUCED! Wow! cial property on US17! 38 stor-
Great home in Popash area on age units w/partial roof, city
2.5 acs. 2 miles from town. utilities, zoned C-2, sold "as is"!
$138,000! NOW $200,000!
Paradise: Little Gasparilla
Island-Beach Condo. 2BR/2BA, PRICE REDUCED! Triple-
Gulf front. $229,000! wide MH of 3,314 square feet.
38.5 acs on the Peace River This home has many amenities
w/lots of beautiful oaks, pines & and sits on a nice 5 acre tract.
palmettos! Pole barn & $95,000!
2BR/2BA MH. $479,900!
PRICE REDUCED! 3BR/2BA
PRICE REDUCED! 10 ac MH on 5 acs w/frontage on SR
w/paved rd frontage. Great for 62. NOW $60,000!
pasture, farming or homesite.
$49,50 3BR/1BA home in Wauchula
PRICE REDUCED! 20 acs w/separate, potential income
zoned industrial on Hwy 17. producing, 24'x24', 1BR/1BA,
$399,000! CB apartment. $35,000!

REALTOR ASSOCIATES AFTER HOURS
KENNY SANDERS- 781-0153 KAREN O'NEAL_... 781-7633
KEVIN SANDERS.......990-3093 MONICA REAS ....781-0888
DAVID ROYAL...-....781-3490 JIMMY EDENFIELD.448-2821
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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
Sept. 8, Erasmo Perez, 22, of 3498 Acorn Dr., Zolfo Springs,
was arrested by Dep. Manuel Zuniga and charged with aggravated
battery.
Sept. 8, Adam Delatorre, 27, of 310 Robinson St., Decitur,
Ala., was arrested by Cpl. Todd Souther and charged with dumping
litter and trespassing-failure to leave property when requested.
Sept. 8, a residential burglary on Palmer Road, and thefts on
Sandpiper Drive and on Altman Road were reported.
Sept. 7, Bruce Wayne Baughman, 34, and Whitney Paige
Justice, 26, both of 608 E. Bay St., Wauchula, were arrested by the
Drug Task Force (DTF). He was charged with violation of proba-
tion and she was charged with resisting an officer without violence
and a traffic offense.
Sept. 7, Scotty Boyles, 34, of 806 N. Eighth Ave., Wauchula,
was arrested by Capt.Andrew Rigney on two counts of violation of
probation.
Sept. 7, residential burglaries on Hightower Lane and on
Bluebird Lane, a fight on Sandpiper Drive, and thefts on Old
Bradenton Road and on U.S. 17 North were reported.
Sept. 6, Jesus Venegas Montoya, 31, and Julian Venegas
Montoya, 34, both of 733 Sally Place, Wauchula, were arrested by
DTF. Jesus Montoya was charged with violation of probation and
Julian Montoya was charged with two counts selling methamphet-
amine within 1,000 feet of a specified location, and two counts pos-
session drug paraphernalia.
Sept. 6, thefts on Fourth Street East and on U.S. 17 South were
reported.
Sept. 5, Robert Daniel Staton, 43, of 1164 Downing Circle,
Wauchula, was arrested by DTF and charged with possession of
methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Sept. 5, thefts on Ridge Street, Maxwell Drive and Airport
Road were reported.
Sept. 4, Adam Robert Acuna, 40, of 615 Saunders St.,
Wauchula, was arrested by DTF and charged with sale of metham-
phetamine, sale of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a speci-
fied location, and two counts possession of drug paraphernalia.
Sept. 4, Justin Andrew Taylor, 26, of 8450 Lago DeCampo
Blvd., Tamarac, was arrested by DTF and charged with possession
of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Sept. 4, Nicole Renee Smith, 30, of 822 N. Florida Ave.,
Wauchula, was arrested by DTF and charged with possession of
methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and public
order crimes attempt to solicit.
Sept. 4, Noe Macedo, 19, of 935 Acacia Dr., Wauchula, was
arrested by Det. Shane Ward and charged with contempt of court
and violation of probation.
Sept. 4, Luis Alberto Gonsalez, 23, of 842 E. Third St., Zolfo
Springs, was arrested by Dep. Sylvia Hendrickson and charged
with causing cruel death to animals, possession of a weapon/ammo
by a convicted felon and using a weapon wh ie under the influence.
Sept. 4, a residential burglary ont Oak Meadow Lane, criminal
mischief on Fussell Road, and thefts on SR 64 West and on Park
Drive were reported.
WAUCHULA
Sept. 9,.a theft on South Florida Avenue was reported.

Sept. 6, criminal mischief on U.S. 17 South and a theft on U.S.
17 North were reported.
Sept. 5, criminal mischief on Rust Avenue and a vehicle stolen
on Rust Avenue were reported.
Sept. 4, a fight on South First Avenue was reported.
Sept. 3, a theft on Georgia Street was reported.
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Letter To The Editor

County Commission Should
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Dear Editor: er.
I am writing this to my fellow If CF Industries succeeds in
Hardee County citizens. I convincing the County
believe it is relevant that I dis- Commision to grant this waiver,
close that Iam a property owner then they will have established
in this county, a registered voter a precedence that can be used
and that I have been employed later on you and me! There are
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1998. very .adamantly requested that
Currently, our Board of this proposed waiver be denied
County Commissioners are than there are employed at CFI
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Industries and should this pro- considering this waiver!!
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or more of this county's heard over the voices of many
landowners. I find this very citizens because CFI has
troubling to know. "donated" a lot of money to our
You see, there is no prece- county: However, when CFI is
dence in which this county has finished mining here in the next
granted a setback waiver (for few years, it will be too late to
mining operations, in regards to undo the damage that's been
property lines) without the done to the rightsgf the rest of
adjoining landowners' con- this county's citizens.
sents. And yet, that is exactly .Personally, I feel that our
what Hardee County's Board of voices are being sold to the
Commissioners plan to decide highest bidder, and I am
in an upcoming meeting. CF appalled at this revelation. I
Industries has proposed a "set- urge everyone who reads this to
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Wauchula Family Seeks

Return Of Their Cat


Dear Editor:
This is a plea to our Hardee
County family; one of our cats
- yes, I did write cats gone
since last Tuesday. We live just
north of the tennis courtsand
the Courthouse Annex in
Wauchula.
Whoever has our cat, Double
D, please take him immediately
to Pet Care on southbound 17
right across from the Health
Department. He has a spot just
above his nose that may be a
problem; we were to take him
to ,our vet to have it checked
this past Monday. If you will,
please, take him to Pet Care to
get him checked, and notify
them that this is the cat that was
in the paper. We'll not press any
charges or make any trouble for
anyone who brings him to Pet
Care or call the Wauchula
Animal Control to let them
know where he is.
We're offering a reward for
Double D; he has four white
feet, white face, dark gray
(almost black) with, white
stripes, a black patch down his
back with a very long fuzzy tail.
We don't have any pictures of
him to put in the paper to make
him easier to find.
The most outstanding thing
about him is that he gives hugs.
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In 2007, our daughter's kitten
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our long haired female calico
wvas taken; now Double D is
gone. For those of you who are
pet owners and lovers, you. can
understand how much this hurts
our family.
Our youngest granddaughter
came to our home yesterday
looking for Double D. She can't
quite understand why he wasn't
here to greet her and take a nap
with her that afternoon.
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around our house as Uncle
Moose, had to be put to sleep in
April of this year when his liver
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e Herald-Advocate
(USPS 5-784-
irsday, September 13, 2012


Back-To-School Event Attracts Over 400


Community & School
Awareness held its ninth annual
Back-to-School Event at
Magnolia Manor Park on
Chamberlain Boulevard in
Wauchula on Aug. 11.
Over 400, children, parents
and community and business
members attended. Participating
school-age children were pro-
vided with a book bag and
school 'supplies.
Many businesses, churches
and schools donated to this
year's event. On hand to make
sure the community's children
were safe and healthy were the
Hardee County Health
Department Healthy Start and
Dental departments as well as
Hardee County Alliance for
Substance Abuse & Pregnancy
Prevention.
Students were also informed
about the different programs at School Bo
the Hardee County Family Vincent.
YMCA. Take Stock in Children
from South Florida State
College provided information
for parents as well as students.
Students were also given the
opportunity to receive a free
Bible if they chose td. Bibles
were provided by The Manning
Group, with Sherri White its
founder.
With the Primary Election
being the Tuesday following
this Saturday event, many of the
candidates were out to support
the children of the county, such
as Teresa Crawford, School
Board chairman; Victoria
Rogers and Dottie Conerly, can-
didates for clerk of court; Colon
Lambert, candidate for county
commissioner; Marilyn Morris
and Mildred Smith, School
Board candidates; and Thomas
Santarlas, candidate for sheriff.
" Children were overjoyed to
have a celebrity appear, Mrs.
Florida Shawna Lambert.
Present to assure the safety and
to show support was Sheriff
Arnold Lanier and the many Mrs. Flor
departments of Hardee County celebrity!
Sheriff's Office.
Students-also.enjoyed the cold *. -1.
drinks and fans that were given
by Seacoast Bank, the many
supplies handed out by
SunCoast Federal Credit Union
as well as the school supplies
donated from First National
Bank, MidFlorida Federal
Credit Union and Wauchula
State Bank.
Hardee County Fire-Rescue :
was also in attendance to pro-
vide the students and parents
with fire safety tips and sup-
plies. Students, both boys and
girls, were also given the oppor-
tunity to receive a free haircut
by community members.
Participants enjoyed hot dogs,
hamburgers, chips, snow cones
and drinks.
Parents and community mem-
bers were pleased to see the
abundant support from commu-
nity -members, businesses and The Harde
churches. "To see businesses rra
and community leaders open up
to the community and help those who makes
in need is unusual these days. I year," said a
am so glad to be able to see such Communi
a great service," said a Mr. Cold, Awareness c
father of two junior high stu- Blandin con
dents. business, s
"It is wonderful to see so individuals a
many people:from this commu- porting the e
nity communicating together all recognition
for the good of education and and Mosaic.
our children. I enjoy being in the "This ever
attendance of such a wonderful sible if not f
event. Applause to everyone the commun:


board Chairman Teresa Crawford and husband


COURTESY PHOTOS
Vickie Rogers, clerk of courts candidate, was among many candidates who participat-
ed in the ninth annual Back-To-School Event.


ida Shawna Lambert thrilled kids with her


Hardee County Fire-Rescue was a hit with the children, who learned safety tips while
having fun.


e Family YMCA offered information on its many


this happen every
Ms. Rodriguez.
ty & School
coordinatorr Katrina
amended the many
schools, churches,
md volunteers sup-
event, giving added
to CF Industries
it could not be pos-
or the donations of
ity," she said. "This


year's event, as the previous
events, has been a great suc-
cess. Every year this event
grows, and we appreciate every
minute of it. Seeing the smiles
on the children's faces as they
receive their school supplies
and book bags expresses such
gratitude.
"Community support is so
important and without it, we as
a community will not grow,"
Blandin concluded.


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Schedule of Weekly Services


BOWING GR&tEN


BOWLING GREEN
APOSTOLIC LIGHTHOUSE
UNITED PENTECOSTAL
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 Groip Sunday ..........6:00 p.m.

CHURCH OF GOD
121 West Broward St. 375-2231
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 ......................500 p.m.

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

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

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Bowling Green
S. Hwy. 17. 375-2253
SUNDAY:
Bible Study ....... ... 9:30 am.
Morning Worship .............0:45 a.m.
Evening Worship ................6:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY:
Discipleship Training
Youth & Adult ...............,6:30 p.m.
AWANA (ages 3-5th grade) ....6:30 p.m.

FIRST UNITED
METHODIST CHURCH
Grape & Church Streets 375-2340
Sunday School ......................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship .....:.........11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................. 6:00 p.m.
Wed. Bible Study ................6:00 p.m.
FORT GREEN BAPTIST
CHURCH
Baptist Church Road 773-9013,
Sunday School ..................:...945 a.m.
Morning Worship ...............11:00 a.m.'
Sunday Evening ....................6:00 p.m.'
Wednesday Supper .............6:00 p.m.'
Wednesday Bible Study ........7:00 p.m.'

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

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

IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH
210 E. Broward St. 375-4681
Sunday School ...................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ............... 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ..................7:00 p.m

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

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

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


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

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

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

ST. JOHN A.M.E. CHURCH
513 W. Orange St.
375.2911
Sunday'Church School ..........9:30 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship ....11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ........6:30 p.m.

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

ONA
IGLESIA PENTECOSTES
VISION POR LAS ALMAS
149 Bedger Loop 448-2831
Servicio Domingos ................7:30 p.m.
Jueves (Enseflanza 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 ...................0:00 a.m.
..Mjning \VWQ~ip ,....... ..11:00 a.m.
Evening %orhip ...........6.00 pm
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 ..........a.........10:00 a.m.
English Service ................. 11:30 a.m.
General Worship Service ......1:30 p.m.
Tuesday Prayer ......................7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:00 p.m.

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

CELEBRATION FELLOWSHIP
773-0427
Celebration Service............10:30 a.m.
Wednesday Evening Cell Groups
Adult Cell Group ..................7:00 p.m.
Youth Cell Group ..................7:00 p.m.
Children's Cell Group ..........7:00 p.m.
Call br locations

CHARLIE CREEK
BAPTIST CHURCH
6885 State Road 64 East 773,3447
Sunday School ......................9:45 am.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m.
.Wednesday Worship ..............6:30 p.m.

CHURCH OF CHRIST
201 S. Florida Ave. & Orange St.
773-9678
Bible Study ..... ...:..................9:30 a.m .
Worship Service ...........10:45 a.m.
Wednesday ............................7:00 p.m.

CHURCH OF CHRIST
Will Duke Road
773-2249
Sunday Morning Worship......9:30 a.m.
Sunday Bible Class..............11:30 a.m.
Sunday Evening Worship......6:00 p.m.
Wed. Night Bible Class ........7:00 p.m.
Men's Leadership & Training Class -
2nd Sunday of Month........4:00 pm.

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 ............................ 1:00 a.m .


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


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WAUCHULA
COMMUNITY BAPTIST
CHURCH OF WAUCHULA HILLS
(SPANISH)
615 Rainey Blvd.
257-3950
Sunday Bible Study ............10:00 a.m.
SSunday 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.
Vieres 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
S(K-Grade 4) ....,,.... 600 p.m,
Club 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.mn.
Pre-K Blast .......................... 10:45 a.m.
Kids World B.L.A.S.T.
(K-5th) .........................10:45 a.m.
Worship Service .................10:45 a.m.
WEDNESDAY:
Check-In begins for
Nursery-5thgrade .................6:15 p.m.
Classes for children ages
PreK-12th grade ............6:30-8:00 p.m.


FIRST CHURCH OF
THE NAZARENE
511 W. Palmetto St.
Sunday School ...................10:00 a.m.
Morning Service ..................1:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ..................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ................7:00 p.m.
1IRST 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


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 .
Domingo ..............................10:30 p.m.

IGLESIA HISPANA
PRESENCIA de Dios
511 W. Palmetto St.
Domingos ..............................6:00 p.m.
Miercoles...............................7: p.m.

IGLESIA ADVENTISTA DEL
SEPTIMO DIA
Old Bradenton Road
767-1010

IGLESIA de DIOS
ALFA Y OMEGA
1909 Stanfield Rd.
Sunday School .................... 10: 00 a.m.
Evening Service .................. 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday (Bible Study & Prayer
Night) ..................... .... 7:30 p.m.
Friday Worship Service ........7:30 p.m.
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
SWomans Center 131 N. 7th Ave.
Wauchula, FL
Friday Evening .................... 6:00 p,m.
LAKE DALE BAPTIST CHURCH
3102 Heard Bridge Road
773-6622
Sunday School ......................9:45 a.m.
Morning Service ..............11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ..................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer ................7:00 p.m.
MINISTERIO INTERNACIOI4AL
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 ....l: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
Sund4 S\ce .. 10 00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service........6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service...............7:00 p.m.
Children Ministries for all services
NEW MT. ZION A.M.E. CHURCH
10 Martin Luther King Ave.
767-0023
Morn. Worship
(1st & 3r Sun.) ..................8:00 a.m.'
Sunday School ...................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship .............11:00 a.m.,
2nd Sunday Youth Service ....4:00 p.m.
Allen Christian Endeavor......4:00 p.m.
Wed. & Fri. Bible Study........7:00 p.m.
NORTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH
912 N. 8th Ave. 773-6947
Sunday School ......................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ...............6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Supper ................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer .........:......7:00 p.m.
OAK GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
4350 W. Main St. 735-0321
Sunday School ......................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ...............6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ........6:30 p.m.
PEACE VALLEY LUTHERAN
CHURCH
1643 Stenstrom Road 773-2858
1" & 3" Sun.
Communion ...................10:00 a.m.
2"d & 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.tn.
Wednesday.Study/Learning ..6:30 p.m.

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

SOUL HARVEST MINISTRY
1337 Hwy. 17 South, Wauchula
Sunday School ....................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ................11:00 a.m.
Evening Service ....................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:00 p.m.

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


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

ST. MICHAEL
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) .................... 1:00 p.m.
Catecismo .......... ..............9:45 a.m .
Daily Mass in English ..........8:30 a.m.


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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.
SSOUTHSIDE 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 School ...................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ............1..1:00 a.m.
Evening Worship .................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Worship ..............7:30 p.m.
I-ABERNACLE UI-
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.n.
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 HillsRanch 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 ................11:00 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 Music ...................10:30 a.m.
Worship Service ...............11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Bible Study .......7:00 p.m.

FOX MEMORIAL
HOLINESS CHURCH
2344 Merle Langford Rd.
Sunday Morning Worship ....10:00 a.m.
Sunday Night Worship ..........6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service................7:30 p.m.


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He became Paul's assistant.
When he and Barnabas started out
on a missionary tour, he deserted
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says he died ratherthan deny the
Lord.
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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 WORSHIPCENTER
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.

S 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 .
qervicio 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.

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

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

SPANISH MISSION
735-8025
Escuela Dominica .. ........10:00 a.m.
S Servicio.......;...................... 11:00 a.m.
Pioneer Club ........................6:30 p.m.
Servicio de la Noche ............7:00 p.m.
Mierecoles Merienda ...........6:00 p.m.
Servio ............. .... .. 8:00 p.m
Sabafd Lga de Jo'Qnes ..:....5:00 p.m.


Foundation

A bulldozer can move massive amounts of earth.
Roots and rocks are scooped aside to cear and level a
piece of land. to prepare i for a foundation that will
support a structure built to stand far into the future.
\e can develop a strong spiritual foundation for
our future if we rely on the power of God to help us
clear out Ihe obstructing roots and rocks of our past
so we can have a level start. Worship each week and
discover His power to help you begin a new life built
on the foundation of love and hope for the future.
"Nevertheless, God's solid foundation stands firm."
2 Tinmothy 2:19








September 13, 2012, The Herald-Advocate 3C


Stump The Swami
By John Szeligo
Well, Football fans, with two weeks gone in the college season,
there still seems to be many questions about who the Top Teams
are. Alabama is firmly entrenched on the top spot for now.
Southern Cal did not impress against Syracuse. LSU should have
gone to number two. Arkansas took a big tumble down to 21st. Six
teams from the SEC are ranked in the Top 25. The Big 12 and PAC
10 follow with five apiece.
Florida's top teams had a mixed review for this past weekend.
The Gators won close to what the Swami predicted. The defensive
adjustments by UF in the second half sealed the Aggies fate. FSU
continued its march through the nation's easiest schedule with a
smashing of Savannah St. in a shortened game. USF pulled out a
win at Nevada 32-31. The Bulls may now know how to close a
game with a win as opposed to 2011. Winning at Nevada is huge.
Boise St. lost there in 2010 and it cost them an undefeated season
and major bowl game. Overall, it was a 3-0 weekend for the state's
Big 3 teams, with the Gators ranked 18th.
The SEC welcomed Missouri and Texas A&M this weekend.
Both lost but played well against Georgia and Florida respectively.
The SEC should be even more interesting this year.
The PAC 10 had a great weekend with Oregon St. beating
Wisconsin and UCLA beating Nebraska. Aren't those two Big 10
powerhouses? Arizona and Arizona St. are both 2-0 as well. Rich
Rod has the Arizona Wildcats ranked 24th this week. 5 PAC 10
teams are in the Top 25
Matt Barkley of USC,. West Virginia's Geno Smith and
Alabama's AJ McCarron are getting the most press at quarterback
this season so far but the passing leader with 805 total yards is
Marshall's Rakeem Cato, a sophomore QB from Miami. Marshall
is ranked as a team, number one in passing efficiency in college
football.
There was a very cool moment in the Marshall-Western
Carolina game Saturday night. The Herd inserted a quarterback and
tight end in the 4th quarter by the last name Frohnapfel. They are
twins. QB Blake threw a touchdown pass to his brother Eric.
Watching the pair after the play reminded me why we love the best
things about college football. It was a special moment.
Remember a couple years ago when Steward Butler for the
Lakeland Dreadnaughts and Remi Watson for Lake Gibson were
pilling up yards in.Polk County? They are again, playing together
at Marshall. Both had a touchdown this past weekend against
Western Carolina. Marshall has 33 players from Florida.
Georgia Southern was ranked 3rd in the old 1-AA division
until the Eagles were upset this weekend by The Citadel. Former
Hardee Wildcat Quarterback Ezayi Youyoute had 101 yards rush-
ing and had scored the go ahead touchdown with 3:00 minutes left.
The Bulldogs drove down to kick a field goal and take the lead 23-
21. GSU had its chance with a last second field goal but the 31-yard
attempt was wide right. GSU has an open date next week before
returning to action Sept. 22 at home against Elon.
Now Let's Look at This Week's Bill O' Fare ...
1. Florida at Tennessee Gators face a Volunteer team
ranked 23rd with a 2-0 record. This is a pivotal game in the SEC
East. A must win for the Gators with Georgia and South Carolina
coming up. The defense should hold off the Volunteers while the
offense should continue to improve. A victory and then a home
game with. UK before the LSU Tigers come to Gainesville is what
all UF fans are hoping for. Florida 27 Tennessee 17.
2. Wake Forest at FSU Seminoles continue the mission of
going 13-0 against the nation's top creampuff schedule. Wait! The
Noles have lost 4 of the last 6 times to Wake! FSU 56 WF 13
3. Rutgers at USF Bulls at home for a Thursday night
ESPN. game with Rutgers. Sure thing we will see a visit by Bucs
Coach Greg Schiano to his old team from Jersey. Nothing will


inspire a Rutgers win as the Bulls take aim on their first Big East
Championship. USF 31 Rutgers 23.
4. FIU at UCF Knights come home to an easy win. UCF 45
FIU 20.
.5. FAU at Georgia Dawgs have no problem in this game.
Time for UGA 13 to make his debut as the new mascot. Georgia
51 FAU 13.
6. Bethune-Cookman at Miami BCC Wildcats are 2-0 and
looking to make MEAC Noise in 2012. Do they enough to snag a
win in Miami? Miami 34 BCC 31.
7. Ohio at Marshall The "Battle for the Bell" between these
rivals across the Ohio River should be a great game. Ohio, coached
by former Nebraska Coach Frank Solich, is the flagship of the Mid-
American Conference with wins over Penn St. and New Mexico St.
Marshall leads the nation in passing offense. The Herd is playing at
home where they are 128-22 all time. That is the best winning per-
centage in college football. That gives the Herd the edge in this
one. Not in our house Bobkittys. Marshall 45 Ohio 37.
8. James Madison at West Virginia Geno Smith and the 8th
ranked Mountaineers moved this game from Morgantown to FED
EX Field for a nice pay check. JMU is ranked 5th in the College
Football Sub Division. They did beat Virginia Tech in Blacksburg
a few years ago. WVU better not take this team too lightly. West
Virginia 63 James Madison 24.
9. UL-Monroe at Auburn Auburn at 0-2? Can a Sun Belt
team win twice in a row at an SEC setting? Applaud the Warhawks
if they do but it is a stretch. Auburn 38 UL-Monroe 31.
10. Alabama at Arkansas Hogs are wounded but will they
come out rooting or be ready to be BBQ? Alabama seems unlikely
to lose. Alabama 33 Arkansas 17
S11. Arizona St. at Missouri ASU invades Missouri to, play
some" Old Man "football. Sun Devil Coach, Todd Graham ,is still
coaching in his 3rd game! He hasn't left for another job yet! So,
look for a shootout. ASU 34 Missouri 27.
12. Idaho at LSU Vandals lost last week to Bowling Green.
Now, they visit Death Valley! LSU has scored 41 in.both games in
2012. Why not? LSU 41 Idaho 3.
13. Texas at Ole Miss Rebels are 2-0 but they have not
faced anything like the Horns. Look for Texas to "Hook Em" by a
score of Texas 33 Ole Miss 13.
14. UAB at South Carolina Gamecocks will make short
work of the Blazers and get ready to host SEC newcomer Missouri
next Week. South Carolina 49 UAB 10.
15. Furman at Clemson Tigers look like they have put the
70-33 Orange Bowl destruction out of their 2012 minds opening 2-
0 and will add another blowout over the Purple Paladins before
heading to Tallahassee to face FSU next week. Clemson 56
Furman 14.
16. Texas A&M at SMU New SEC Aggies take on CUSA
Mustangs who will be joining the Big East in 2013. Look for the
Aggies to make a statement after the UF loss. TAMU 45 SMU 17.
17. Northern Colorado at Sacramento St. UNC Bears have
broken the losing streak and won their first game since 2010 with
a 40-3 victory over Mesa. Sac ST. is coming off a win over the
'.Colorado Buffaloes however. Sacramento St. 38 Northern
Colorado 21.
18. Tampa at New York Giants Nice opening win over.
Carolina but beating the Giants away is too good to be true. NY
Giants 31 Tampa 21
19. Raiders at Miami Fish are improved but not there yet.
Oakland 24 Miami 21.
20. Texans at Jacksonville Texans shoot up the town in
win. Texans 37 Jags 22.


Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed
people can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing
that ever has.
-Margaret Mead


HuntBing/Fishin.Forecast


9/13/2012
Sun Data
Rise: 7:12 AM
Set: 7:33 PM
Day Length
12 hrs. 21 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 4:40 AM
Set: 5:48 PM
Overhead: 11:18 AM
Underfoot: 11:42 PM
Moon Phase
7%
Waning Crescent
Major Times
11:18AM- 1:18 PM
11:42 PM 1:42 AM
Minor Times
4:40 AM 5:40 AM
5:48 PM 6:48 PM
Solunar Rating
Good
Time Zone
UTC: -4
9/14/2012
Sun Data
Rise: 7:12AM
Set: 7:32 PM
Day Length
12 hrs. 20 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 5:40 AM
Set: 6:26 PM
Overhead: 12:07 PM
Underfoot: --:-
Moon Phase
3%
Waning Crescent
Major Times
12:07 PM 2:07 PM
Minor Times
5:40 AM 6:40 AM
6:26 PM 7:26 PM
Solunar Rating
Better
Time Zone
UTC: -4


9/15/2012
Sun Data
Rise: 7:12 AM
Set: 7:31 PM
Day Length
12 hrs. 19 mins.
Moon Data
Rise: 6:40 AM
Set: 7:05 PM
Overhead: 12:57 PM
Underfoot:12:32 AM
Moon Phase
0%
NEW MOON
Major Times
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Engineering Challenge
by Susan Barton, HHS Science Coach


Hardee High School students
have been learning what it
takes to become engineers. As
part of the STEM Scholars
program, six students attended
a week-long Engineering
Challenge .this summer at
Florida Gulf Coast University.
This program provided by
a Heartland Educational
ConsortiumRacetotheTopGrant,
promotes education in Science,
Technology, Engineering, and
Mathematics. HHS students
joined with others from the
Heartland region to participate in
various engineering challenges.
The forty students worked
together in teams to use their
science knowledge and creativity
to solve engineering challenges.
For some of the projects, such
as the creation of a solar oven or
a parachute for a water balloon
drop, teams were given only 15
- 30 minutes to brainstorm and
complete their model. Each
team would then compete to see
which one' had the best design.
The students built positive
relationships as they worked
,together to solve the challenges.


As HHS student Logan Boyd
commented, "It was really cool
to meet kids from all across the
state and in the course of one
week, I have made friends for life.
I can't wait until our next one."
The students carried out labs and
projects related to environmental,
biotechnical, mechanical, com-
puter, and civil engineering.
Brandon Beatty expressed his
excitement at learning about
new computer technology, "We
got a chance to experience how
motion-capturing technology
worked, and how it has been
used in the medical field and
in entertainment. They showed
us how we could examine cells
on a special computer in which
you could make the cell 3D on
the screen. This computer was
hooked up to a machine that
held the. cells and had the ability
to change the environment
inside it to do tests on the cells."
The greatest test of the week
was the Rube Goldberg Colossal
Challenge. As Colton Albritton
explained, "A Rube Goldberg
is a very complex mechanism
consisting of a series of pulleys


and various simple machines.
When put together, these
elements complete a simple task,
such as turning on a light switch."
Each team had a box of sim-
ple materials to complete the
chain reaction of events from
beginning to end. An observer
might see a weight on a zip-line
propel a ping pong ball down a
tube that would tip a block to
begin a domino effect causing
an object to fall into a bucket
connected to a pulley that tipped
another ball into another chute...
and so on. Each chain reaction
of events would end with a
colossal conclusion, such as
confetti being shot into the air.
Along with Logan, Brandon,
and Colton, the other HHS
participants in the program were
Rayna Parks, Meagan Shivers,
and Yuma Ortiz. Although the
work was difficult at times,
these Hardee High School
students developed their science,
technology, engineering, and
mathematics skills during
this week-long camp. In the
process, they learned that
STEM education can be fun!


Six Hardee High School students. participated with others
from the Heartland 'region on a Summer Engineering Chal-
lenge. Pictured above, participant Meagan Shivers learns
about civil engineering as her team designs a bridge structure.


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Elaine Pearce's culinary classes have started up their "Friday Night Hardee High School ROTC cadets repaired a foot bridge
Takeout" meals available to HHS teachers, students and staff. Chef this summer at the Hardee Outdoor Classroom proper-
of the Week, 'Mark Solis is pictured here. (left) assisted by Anthony ty. Pictured (left to right): Seniors Zane Whiteside, Ana Ma-
Burks (right) preparing the first takeout meal of the new school year. ria Saldivar, and Alex Pierstorff work to complete the job.


At the beginning of the school year, HHS administrators look for seniors who
have created the most unique "Senior Spirit Crowns." This year's winners
were announced during the senior's orientation meeting and received goodie
bags filled with candy and an I-tunes gift card. Pictured above (L to R) are
crown winners: Karina Fernandez, Michael Moreno, and Marissa Coronado.


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 252012CA000295
IN RE: FORFEITURE OF
2005 BLUE DODGE RAM TRUCK,
VIN NO. 1D7HA18D35S140994
and $13,876.01 U.S. CURRENCY.

NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: SALOMON MALDONADO
JR., AND ALL OTHERS
CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN
OR TO THE PROPERTY
DESCRIBED BELOW.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action for forfeiture of the follow-
ing described personal property
in Hardee County, Florida:
2005 BLUE DODGE RAM TRUCK,
VIN# 1D7HA18D35S140994 ar
$13,876.01 U.S. CURRENCY
has been filed against you by
Petitioner, HARDEE COUNTY
SHERIFF'S OFFICE, and you are
required to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any, on
Kenneth B. Evers, Petitioner's
attorney, whose address Is Post
Office Drawer 1308, Wauchula,
Florida 33873-1308, on or before
Oct. 5, 2012, and to file the origi-
nal with the Clerk of'this Cburt
either before service on
Petitioner's attorney or immedi-
ately thereafter; otherwise a
default will be entered against
you for the relief demanded in the
petition.
DATED on August 28, 2012.

B.HUGH BRADLEY
As Clerk of the Court


By: Connie Coler
as Deputy Clerk


* IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY,.
FLORIDA
CURCUIT CIVIL DIVISION


CASE NO.: 25-2011-CA-000564
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUC-
CESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC
HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP;
Plaintiff,
vs.
CURTIS RUSH BELL AKA CUR-
TIS R. BELL, et al.,
Defendants.
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NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to' an Order or Final
Judgment entered in Case No.
25-2011-CA-000564 of the Circuit
Court of the TENTH Judicial
Circuit in and for HARDEE
County, Florida, wherein, BANK
OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR
BY MERGER TO BAC HOME
LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff,
and, CURTIS RUSH BELL AKA
CURTIS R. BELL, et al., are
Defendants, I will sell to the high-
est bidder for cash at Wauchula,
Florida, at the hour of 11:00 AM,
on the 19 day of September, 2012,
the following described property:
BEGIN AT THE NORTH-
EAST CORNER OF BLOCK
27 OF THE ORIGINAL
SURVEY OF THE CITY OF
WAUCHULA, FLORIDA
AND RUN IN A WESTERLY
DIRECTION ALONG THE
NORTH BOUNDARY OF
THE BLOCK APPROXI-
MATELY 77 1/2 FEET TO
THE POINT OF BEGIN-
NING; THENCE RUN IN A
SOUTHERLY DIRECTION
PARALLEL WITH THE
EAST BOUNDARY LINE OF
SAID BLOCK, 125 FEET;
THENCE RUN IN A WEST-
ERLY DIRECTION PARAL-
LEL WITH THE NORTH
BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID
BLOCK, 77 1/2 -FEET;
THENCE IN A NORTHERLY
DIRECTION PARALLEL
WITH THE WEST BOUND-
ARY LINE OF' SAID
BLOCK, 125 FEET;
THENCE EASTERLY 77 1/2
FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING, ALL LYING
AND BEING IN BLOCK 27
OF THE ORIGINAL SUR-
VEY OF THE CITY OF
WAUCHULA, FLORIDA, AS
PER PLAT RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 1 AT PAGE 29
OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HARDEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
Any person claiming an inter-
est In the surplus from the sale, if
any, other than the property
owner as of the date of the LIs
Pendens must file a claim within
60 days after the sale.
DATED this 22 day of June,
2012.
B. HUGH BRADLEY
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: Connie Coker
Deputy Clerk
If you are a person with a disabil-
ity who needs any accommoda-
ion 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.
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COUNTY COURT'
There were no marriage
licenses issued in the office of
the county court.

The following small claims
cases were disposed of recent-
ly by the county judge:
Capital One Bank vs. Juan C.
Martinez, voluntary dismissal.
Midland Funding LLC vs.
Billy Hill, order.
Capital One Bank vs. Donna
J. Newman, order.

The following misde-
meanor cases were disposed
of recently in county court:
Shadarius Camel, trespass on
property other than a structure
or conveyance, $325 fine and
court costs, $50 public defender
fee, $50 cost of prosecution and
$50 investigative costs placed
on lien.
Melissa Denise Stringer,
domestic battery and disorderly
intoxication, six months in jail
with credit for time served,


NOTICE OF SUSPENSION
Case No: 201103462
TO: Usa M. Frailer
A Notice of Suspension to sus-
pend your license and eligibility
for licensure has been filed
against you. You have the right to
request a hearing pursuant to
Sections 120.569 and 120.57,
Florida Statutes, by mailing a'
request for same to the Florida
Department ,of Agriculture and
Consumer Ser'ices, Division of
Licensing, Post Office Box 3168,
Tallahassee, Florida 32315-3168.
If a request for hearing is not
received by 21 days from the date
of the last publication, the right to
hearing in this matter will be
waived and the Department will
dispose of this cause in accor-
dance with law.
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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,
vs.
CARL BROWN; ET AL;
Defendants


NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that, in accordance with the Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated
August 20, 2012 entered in Civil
Case No. 25-2011-CA-000348 of
the Circuit Court of the TENTH
Judicial Circuit in and for Hardee
County, Florida, wherein
Deutsche Bank National Trust
Company, as Trustee for Morgan
Stanley Capital I Inc. Trust 2006-
HE2, Plaintiff and CARL BROWN,
VERONICA BROWN, Et Al; are
defendantss. The Clerk will sell
to the highest and best bidder for
cash, AT Hardee County
Courthouse, 417 West Main St.,
Second Floor Hallway outside of
Room 202, Wauchula, FL 33873,
IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAP-
TER 45, FLORIDA STATUTES, AT
11:00 AM, Sept. 19, 2012 the fol-
lowing described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment, to-
wit:
LOTS 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, FLOR-
IDA, IN PLAT BOOK 3,
PAGE 43.
Property Address: 698
CHAMBERLAIN BOULE-
VARD, WAUCHULA, FL
33873
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN
INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS
FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER
THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER
AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS
PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM
WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE
SALE.
If you are a person with a disabil-
ity who needs any accommoda-
tion 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 at (863) 534-4686,
at least 7 days before your sched-
uled court appearance, or imme-
diately upon receiving this notifi-
cation if the time before the
scheduled appearance Is less
than 7 days; if you are hearing or
voice, impaired, call 711.

DATED at Wauchula, Florida, this
30 day of August, 2012.
B. HUGH BRADLEY, CLERK
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: Connie Coker
Deputy Clerk


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$677 fine and pour
public defender fee,
prosecution.
Christopher Ma
domestic battery ai
of a domestic Viole
tion for protection,
in jail with ,redi
served, probation
$677 fine and pour
public defender fee,
prosecution, $$0 i
costs.
Billiejean M ridi
battery, time s rved
and court costs,
defender fee, $W0 c(
cution.
Michael Harry M
nal mischief, petit
passing on a! str
veyance and posses
paraphernalia, three
jail with credit for
$325 fine and pour
public defender fee,
prosecution. I
Johnny'Way ie S
pass on prop rty
structure/conveyan
months in jail witl
time.served, $3g5 fi
,costs, $50 public d
$50 cost of, prose
investigative coosts
community service.
Austin Prestridg
battery, not pro ecu
Ladorian R'mec
of probation ( rigi
possession of c4rug
lia and giving Ifals
tion, to a law eifeor
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THURSDAY
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ready to help whe
Him. We stapd
the cliff-edge
courageous in sea
earthquake.
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t costs, $50
$50 cost of


cer), probation revoked, five
months in jail, $50 public
Defender fee and $50. cost of
prosecution added to outstand-
ing fines and fees and placed on
lien.


CIRCUIT COURT
rk Tindell, The following civil actions
icd violation were filed recently in the
:nce mjunc- office of the circuit court:
one months Citimortgage Inc. vs. Philip
t for time E. Caldwell, Octavia P. Cald-
one year, well et al, petition for mortgage
,$50 cost of foreclosure.
nve cst o iga Carlos Segura Aleman and
investigative the state Department of Rev-
th Burdette,enue (DOR) vs. Wendy Renee
i, $677 fine Toledo, petition for child sup-
$50 public port.
st of prose- Brandy Lynn Sanchez and
st o prose- DOR vs. Russell Ernest San-
ohn, crimi- chez, petition for child support.
S mi- Melinda Rose Smith and
tht, tre/n- DOR vs. John Jerome Taylor
sion of drug Jr., petition for child support.
sion of drugin Laura Calvillo and DOR vs.

time served Martin L. Byers, petition for
tmcosts, $50 enforcement of administrative
$50 cost of child support order.
SAdriana Cruz Carter and
iell, tres Marcus Allen Carter, divorce.
tilwell, tres- Rebecca D. Hernandez and
other than Miguel Hernandez-Santos, di-
ce, one
[i credit for vorce.
Credit for Brenda Richardson and
ne and court -
efender fee, Leonard J. Richardson, divorce.
caution $50 Deborah Brown and Edward
,50 hours Brown, divorce.
Priscilla Gaona vs. Alex
e, domestic Alamia, petition for injunctiori
ted. for protection.
o, violation Wells Fargo Bank vs.
nal charges Michael Rangel, Edna Rangel
parapherna- et al, petition for mortgage fore-
e identifica- closure.
cement offi- Wells Fargo' Bank vs.
S Michael T. Flippin, petition for
mortgage foreclosure. '
S Jason Eric. as trustee and
John J. Waskom vs.' Mafia
STeresa Venerosa, trust litiga-
tion.
MetLife Home Loans vs.
Charles D. Erickson, Jennifer
Erickson et al, petition for mort-
gage foreclosure.
MidFlorida Credit Union vs.
eight Ronald Ken Brown, Anita
Brown et al,'petition for mort-
ce to hide, gage foreclosure.
an we need Jessica Tyson vs. Oscar
fearless at Cruz, petition for injunction for
of doom, protection.
astorm and Guillermo Alvarado and
Isabelle Farias, divorce.
aim 46:1 (ME)


FRIDAY
Thus, we_ havee come to
know and believe the love
God has for is. God is love
and he who dwells in love is
dwelling in G6d, and God in
him. ... Ther6 is no fear in
love; perfect love banishes
fear.
I phn 4:16,18 (NEB)

SATURDAY
Be strong! Be courageous!
Do not be afraid of them! For
the Lord yoLr God will be
with you. He will neither fail
you nor forsake you.
Deute onomy 31:6 (TLB)

SUNDAY
(Jesus said) "Are not five
sparrows sold for two pen-
nies? And no one of them is
forgotten bef re God. Why,
even the hair of your head
are all numbered. Fear not;
you are of more value than
many sparrows.
Luke 12:6-7 (RSV)

MONDAY
Search for the Lord and for
His strength, and keep on
searching. Think of the won-
derful works !He has done,
the miracles and judgments
He has handed down.
I Chronicles 16:11-12 (NLT)

TUESDAY
Keep your lives free from the
love of money, and be satis-
fied with whatiyou have. God
has said, "I will never leave
you. I will ever forsake
you." So we can be sure
when we say, "I will not be
afraid, because the Lord is
my helper. People can't do
anything to me."
Hebrews 13:5-6 (NCV)

WEDNESDAY
Bring your tithes and offer-
ings into the $torehouse. ...
"Test Me in this," says the
Lord Almighty, "and see if I
will not open the floodgates
of heaven ard, pour out so
much blessing that you will
not have rodm enough for
it." I
M4lachi 3:10a,c (NIV)

All verses areiexcerpted from
The Holy Bible: (KJV) King
James Versibn; (ME) The
Message; (NCV) New Cen-
tury Version!; (NEB) New
English Bible; (NIV) New
International iVersion; (NLT)
New Living Tianslation (RSV)
Revised Standard Version;
(PME) PhillipS Modern Eng-
lish; and (TLB) The Living
Bible.


The following decisions on
civil cases pending in the cir-
cuit court were handed
recently by the circuit court
judge:
Michael James Choate and
DOR vs. Stacy Jean Gough,
order.
Maria Teresa Rodriguez and
DOR vs. Brenda Alvarado,
order.
Vaillajon Louisjeune vs. the
Florida Institute for Neurologic
Rehabilitation Inc., employee


Courthoue Repor

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PUBLIC NOTICE


HARDEE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY,
OCTOBER 08, 2012 FOR AN
SINSERVICE DAY.


Minor Bryant, Chairman 9:13,20e



PUBLIC NOTICE

The Office of Hardee County Emergency Management
has scheduled a Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) meet-
ing on September 19, 2012, at 9:30 a.m., located at the
Emergency Operations Center, 404 West Orange
Street, Wauchila, FL 33873.

The purpose of a local mitigation strategy is to reduce
the human, environmental, and economic costs of dis-
asters. Mitigation is any action taken to permanently
reduce or eliminate long-term risks to people and their
property from the effects of disasters.

The goal of the LMS meeting will be to identify specific
steps to be taken to reduce the Impacts of various nat-
ural hazards, the'timing of those steps, potential fund-
ing sources, their priority within the community, and the
entities responsible for implementing each of them.

Please come participate in this informative and impor-
tant public meeting.

For more information, please call the Emergency Man-
agement Office at 863/773-6373.
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objection appealed to U.S.
Middle District Court of
Florida.
GMAC Mortgage vs. Mic-
hael Monnin et al, voluntary
dismissal.
Jonatan E. Hernandez and
Mary Ann Garcia, order.
Amy S. Walker and Charles
F. Walker, divorce.
Michele Carpenter vs.
Clarissa Carpenter, dismissal of
temporary injunction for pro-
tection.
Sandra Darty vs. Victor
Smith, injunction for protec-
tion.
Larry J. Thomas vs. David
Lawrence,' warden, Hardee
Correctional .Institution,
inmate's appeal of circuit court
order denied.
Celestina Hernandez vs.
Santos Zuniga, dismissal of
injunction for protection and
case.
Jason R. Budd vs. Carlos Lee
Fryman, order clearing property
title.
Elsie Chery and DOR vs.
Julian J. Williams, voluntary
dismissal.
Shauna M. Reed and Terry
B. Reed, divorce.
Alicia L. Lovering and John
e. Lovering, order.
Dedrick .Ferguson vs. State


of Florida, inmate's appeal of
circuit court decision denied.
Jennifer N. Otero and DOR
vs. Lew W. Hamilton, child
support order. "
Nancy Vital and Arlon G.
Mejia, divorce.

There was no felony crimi-
nal court recently due to the
judge's absence.

The following real estate
transactions of $10,000 or
more were filed recently in
the office of the clerk of court:
George K. Burnett Jr. to
Wayne and Cindy Parrish,
$120,000.
Corby S. Crawford Jr. to
Heartland Investment, $38,500.
Homes of Wauchula Inc. to
Jose Roberto Venegas Lopez,
$67,000.
Berea College to J. Ned and
Tammy J. Hancock, $340,000.
First National Bank of
Wauchula to Thomas and
Guillermina Trevino, $24,000.
Desiderio and Maria Gon-.
zales to Ronald F. and Sharon
D. MOye, $189,000.
Daniel G. Rosbough, John
Matz and Carlene K. Schumann
as personal representatives to
John L. and Jeri A. 'Matz,
$346,000.


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8C The Herald-Advocate, September 13, 2012


Check It Out!
SBy Louise Gantt
'i Hardee County Public Library Volunteer


Have you ever thought about reading a large print book?
They're not just for old geezers with failing eyes. It could be when
you come to the library for a best-seller, it may be checked out; and
you will have to be put on the waiting list. If this is the answer that
the library staff gives you, ask if there is a big print edition avail-
able for you to check out. This action may make you feel your age,
and you probably will hide it on your way home.
However, you may be in for a pleasant surprise! If you like to
read in bed, you may not need to use your bifocals. Also, you read
and turn the pages so quickly, you feel like a speed reader. If you
are a worker who is required to do visually detailed tasks all day,
you will probably enjoy the rest your eyes will get with bigger
print.
Another popular use of large print for many years has been in
children's books. Using just a few words per page with colorful


illustrations attracts children to books and makes them want to
learn to read.
Large print books are actually for everybody. They appeal to
struggling readers who are more willing to pickup these books and
read, often encouraging their classmates to do the same. Large
print, of course, is a necessity for persons, young and old, who have
impaired vision, but it is also a pleasure for ordinary readers who
enjoy the "big font".
Unfortunately, the top dozen or so publishers put out roughly
25,000 new titles last year, but only 10% of these had large print
versions. Perhaps more avid readers should start a campaign to
change the image of these fans of large print from an older, vision-
impaired person to a younger person with a cool lifestyle. If they
can come up with slogans for many of the medical conditions of the
day, how hard can that be? How about "This Book is Heavier Than
Yours!" Then the publishers would see that they have a market for
large print titles that appeal to younger persons.
Many libraries, including ours, have a special section for large
print books. New books are also featured on a special shelf near
the front of the library, so look for these and see. what it means to
read a real "page-turner".
For more information on this and other subjects, see the staff
at the Hardee County Public Library, 315 North 6th Avenue,
Wauchula, Florida 33873, or call (863) 773-6438.


ROBOT REWARD

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HOMESTEAD AND/OR GREENBELT?
Over 33 percent of properties in Hardee County receive an
agricultural classification, or "greenbelt."
The assessed value of these properties is based on the income
approach, using a five-year average of income and expenses asso-
ciated with the type of agriculture produced on the property. The
just value of agricultural properties may decrease, but in some
cases the assessed value will increase due to the potential of
increased income related to the ag business.
Though our office has worked diligently to keep the rates
down, this year citrus growers will experience increases in the
assessed value of their property for the first time in two years, due
to the increases in citrus prices over the most recent five-year peri-
od.
All non-homestead properties receive the benefit of a 10 per-
cent assessment cap authorized by voters through Amendment 1,
however overall values (commercial, industrial, certain residential)
decreased, therefore the cap will not be applied to most properties.
The benefit of this constitutional amendment will only be evident
in an inclining market.
Homestead fraud and Greenbelt abuse are on the rise through-
out the state.
Property owners with Homestead and/or Greenbelt classifica-
tion received a flyer with their tax notice, reminding them of the
conditions for qualifying for Homestead and the Greenbelt classi-
fication. Please review the content of the flyer carefully to make
sure that you are still eligible for Homestead and/or Greenbelt.
Visit our website for a list of "Frequently Asked Questions"
pertaining to the TRIM Notices. at www.qpublic.net/hardee/.
If you have any questions, as always, please feel free to con-
tact me at the Property Appraiser's Office, 773-2196.
Next week this column will provide a brief review of millage
rates and special assessments from local governing bodies.


COURTESY PHOTO
Wauchula Elementary School Principal Sonja Bennett
presents third-grade student Sean Souther with his very
own robot. Sean was the winner of a drawing for stu-
dents who completed booklets of postcards for friends
and family to participate in School Mall, a fundraising
program for their school.


COURTESY PHOTO
Three local athletes continue to compete in area
marathons. One of the latest was the Crystal River
Twilight Triathlon on July 28 in which Zack Durastanti
placed third, Regan Davenport second and Sean Brown
sixth in their age groups. Durastanti (right in above pic),
11, finished the quarter-mile swim, 10-mile bike ride and
3.1 mile run in 1:07.43, 15 minutes faster than in 2011.
Davenport (left) completed, her event in 1:01.32 and
Brown ended in .1:00.03.




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