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The Herald-Advocate Hardee County’s Hometown Coverage 114th Year, No. 292 Sections, 24 Pages 70¢ Plus 5¢ Sales Tax Thursday, June 19, 2014 S UBSCRIBE O NLINE A T T HE H ERALD A DVOCATE COM Hunters: Apply Now For Permits . Column 10A You Can Still Run For Office . Details11A WEATHER Unavailable At Press Time INDEX Classifieds.....................6BCommunity Calendar..10ACourthouse Report.....10BCrime Blotter...............12BEntertainment...............3B Hardee Living................3BInformation Roundup..10AObituaries.....................4APuzzles..........................9BSolunar Forecast..........3B Manley Pleads To 23 Felonies ‘Shooting’Will OccurAt WES GovernorLegalizesMedicalMarijuana Court To Review County Decision 13-Year-Old Rides To National Rodeo Finals By KATHY ANN GREGGSpecial To The Herald-Advocate Thirteen-year-old Dawson Cantu has won all four of the youth rodeos he competed in for the 2013-14 season, taking home eighttrophy saddles and 14 buckles. Now he is heading to the Cinch National Junior High School Rodeo Association Finals in Des Moines, Iowa. The nationals startthis Sunday. To reach this point, the seventh-grader from Zolfo Springs com peted in the Arcadia Youth Rodeo Association, the Top Hand Chal lenge of Myakka City, the Okeechobee Youth Rodeo Association andthe Florida Junior High School Rodeo Association, w hich was his second year in state competition. The Arcadia Youth Rodeo Association finals and banquet were the first, completed on April 12. Dawson was the All-Around JuniorsCowboy saddle winner, as well as taking first place in Juniors tie-down roping and as header in the team-roping event. He also placedsecond in the Juniors chute doggin’, and fourth in Juniors breakaway. Memorial Day weekend, May 24-25, saw the finals and banquet for the Okeechobee Youth Rodeo Association. Again, Dawson wonthe All-Around Juniors Cowboy saddle, together with first-placebuckles as header in the team-roping event and for the Juniors tie-down and breakaway events. In the early years of his rodeo career, he competed in the rough stock event of calf riding, so he included donkey riding at this youthrodeo, where he placed second. He also took a third-place finish inthe Juniors chute doggin’. With only four days of rest, the Florida Junior High School Rodeo Association finals and banquet were next. Held on May 30-31 at the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center, these competitors are sixth, seventh and eighth graders from around the COURTESY PHOTO BY KATHY ANN GREGG Dawson Cantu shows how it’s done in the chute-doggin’ event, a s he digs in to stop the steer and gets prepared to throw the steer to the ground. PHOTO BY MICHAEL KELLY James Stallings, trustee of the Underwood Estate, reads from a stat ement prepared by Clarrisa Underwood Timmons, the mother of heirs Virginia and Thomas, as Circuit Judge John K. Stargel listens and takes notes. By CYNTHIA KRAHLOf The Herald-Advocate She testified that she slept in a car, a tent and sometimes a shed. The judge asked why, as she had a trust fund of $1.2 million. “Because Michael Manley had the checkbook,” EstherAlbritton replied. Another victim said despite her trust funds totaling morethan a half-million, Manley con vinced her to take out a mort gage on her home after asluggish economy hurt her retailbusiness. Then he stole the mortgage money, too, Evelyn Bailey toldthe judge. And so a day’s worth of “im pact statements” filled HardeeCircuit Court immediately fol lowing ex-businessman MichaelD. Manley’s guilty pleas to 23felony counts grand theft and money laundering. In accepting Manley’s pleas, Circuit Judge John K. Stargelnoted any previous plea dealwith the prosecution was nulland void, and that Manley nowfaced a sentence of 597 monthsin state prison, or 49 years andnine months. Manley simply replied, “Yes, Your Honor,” in confirming thathe understood the full implica tions of his guilty pleas. Then Assistant State Attorney Lori Winstead entered into thesentencing phase of the hearingby noting she intended to pres ent statements from three of Manley’s victims. Stargel noted a number of let ters were filed with the court onManley’s behalf. Further, de-fense lawyer James R. “Rusty”Franklin wished to offer charac ter witnesses along with testi mony of the need for restitutionto the victims. By the close of the hearing on Wednesday of last week, all tes timony had not yet been heard.Stargel ordered the hearing con tinued to a later date. That date was set this week, and will be six weeks out, onMonday, July 28, in Hardee Cir cuit Court. Esther Albritton was the first to take the stand for the prosecu tion. She told the judge Manleywas a friend, adding “my familytrusted him.” As she testified regarding the judge’s sentencing of Manley,See MANLEY 2A By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate People with certain severe medical conditions are now ableto get marijuana to help themmanage their illnesses. Gov. Rick Scott signed legis lation Monday which approvesthe measure approved by theFlorida House of Represent-atives on a 111-7 vote and Sen ate on a 39-7 vote. It makesFlorida the 22nd state in the na tion to support the use of med ical marijuana via Senate Bill1030, “The CompassionateMedical Cannabis Act of 2014.” The new law will decriminal ize purchase of a low-strain mar ijuana used under medicalsupervision, possible short-cir cuiting a proposed constitutionalamendment on the Novemberballot. District 55 Rep. Dr. Cary Pig man, of Sebring, summarizedthe bill on Tuesday afternoon,congratulating fellow represen tatives Katie A. Ed-wards andMatt Gaetz for introducing theHouse Bill, which closely re sembled the State Bill signed bythe governor. “I believe they have produced a balanced, well-thought, carefuland prudent bill that avoids allthe hazards experienced in otherstates with poorly de-See GOVERNOR 11A By MARIA TRUJILLOOf The Herald-Advocate School shootings are becom ing more and more common inthe United States, and smalltowns are not exempt. Hence, Hardee County Emer gency Management will hold amock shooting exercise Fridayat Wauchula Elementary School.The realistic event will bring thesound of gunfire to the cityneighborhood, but no real gunsor ammunition will be used. People are advised not to panic; it’s all for the sake of pre paredness. Since the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in 2012, therehave been about 74 more, ac cording to The Huffington Post.That’s about 1.37 shootings foreach school week. The most re cent occurred in Troutdale, Ore.,where a 15-year-old killed an other student and injured ateacher before committing sui cide. Hardee County Emergency Management wants to be pre pared in the event of a schoolshooting here. Its “ActiveShooter Response” training willconsist of a “shooter” goingaround the campus, injuring stu dents and teachers. The planning team for this event has been working for sev-See ‘SHOOTING’ 11A By CYNTHIA KRAHLOf The Herald-Advocate A neighboring landowner is asking the court to intervene inthe county’s recent decision toexpand its existing industrialpark. Plaintiff in the matter is John Terrell. Named respondents arethe Hardee County Board ofCounty Commissioners and theHardee County Industrial De-velopment Authority. The 17-page document was filed in Hardee Circuit Courtelectronically on Saturday byCape Coral lawyer Ralf Brookes. A copy also was e-mailed to Ken Evers inWauchula, who serves as attor ney for both the County Com mission and the IDA. The petition notes that on May 15, the County Commis-sion approved a rezoning appli cation from the IDA despiteApril 3 and April 24 recommen dations of denial by its ownPlanning & Zoning Board. At issue is a 104-acre parcel adjacent to the Hardee Com-merce Park on State Road 62 ashort distance west of U.S. 17. The tract had been zoned Farm Residential and MultipleFamily Residential. The rezon ing approved by the CountyCommission changed its statusto Commercial/Industrial Busi-ness Center. Terrell, via attorney Brookes, is requesting an order from theCircuit Court judge “quashingand reversing” the commission’sdecision, “rendering null andvoid” the rezone approval. Brookes claims three reasons for the court to “reverse or re mand” the county’s action, as serting: 1.) Violation of constitutional procedural due process, allegingcounty commissioners failed to“adequately disclose” the namesof people with whom they heldex parte communications out side of the public hearings. 2.) Failure to meet essential requirements of the law, whichstate that the landowner seekinga rezone has the burden of prov ing the proposal is consistentwith the county’s Comprehen-sive Land Use Plan and com plies with Zoning Codeprocedural requirements, andthe See DECISION 11A

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2A The Herald-Advocate, June 19, 2014 The Herald-Advocate Hardee County’s Hometown Coverage JAMES R. KELLY Publisher/Editor CYNTHIA M. KRAHL Managing Editor JOAN M. SEAMANSports Editor115 S. Seventh Ave.P.O. Box 338Wauchula, FL 33873 RALPH HARRISON Production Manager NOEY DE SANTIAGO Asst. Prod. Manager Phone: (863) 773-3255 Fax: (863) 773-0657 Published weekly on Thursday at Wauchula, Florida, by The Herald-AdvocatePublishing Co. Inc. Periodical Postage paid at U.S. Post Office, Wauchula, FL33873 and additional entry office (USPS 578-780), “Postmaster,” send addresschanges to: The Herald-Advocate, P.O. Box 338, Wauchula, FL 33873. DEADLINES: Schools – Thursday 5 p.m. Sports Monday noon Hardee Living – Thursday 5 p.m. General News – Monday 5 p.m. Ads – Tuesday noon SUBSCRIPTIONS: Hardee County 6 months – $21; 1 yr. – $39; 2 yrs. – $75 Florida 6 months – $25; 1 yr. – $46; 2 yrs. – $87 Out of State 6 months – $29; 1 yr. – $52; 2 yrs.– $100 LETTERS:The Herald-Advocate welcomes letters to the editor on matters of public in terest. Letters should be brief, and must be written in good taste, signed andinclude a daytime phone number.SUBMISSIONS:Press releases on community matters are welcome. Submissions should betyped, double-spaced and adhere to the above deadlines. All items are subjectto editing. MANLEYContinued From 1A Kelly’s Column By Jim Florida has over 1,300 acres of peach orchards. There were about 1,000 acres in 2007 and 1,231 in 2012, reports C entral Florida Ag News. The University of Florida has developed some peach varieties suited for the sunshine state, including UF Best, UF One, UF Sunand Tropic Beauty. Florida has a “window” from mid-Marchthrough the end of April before peaches in Georgia become ripe.They have very good taste but require a lot of care including treepruning and thinning out fruit to develop size. –––––– Alexander Imich died recently in New York at age 111. He had been certified as the oldest man on Earth. In April Arturo Licata ofItaly died at age 111. Hardee County has lots of people in their 90s, one about to reach 100, and another nearing 102. Maybe we will have a recordolder person in the future. –––––– A recent report in the Lakeland Ledger indicated Florida has 47,500 farms and 300 different crops that contribute over $104 bil lion to the state’s economy. –––––– Mosaic in May announced the company would eliminate 500 jobs over the next year to reduce production costs by $500 millionin five years. Hookers Prairie phosphate mine, the last active minein Polk County, is expected to close later this year, eliminating 150jobs. Mosaic’s first quarter earnings in 2014 were $218 million, down from $318 million in 2013’s first quarter. Quarterly sales revenuewas down 15 percent, due to lower fertilizer prices on flat sales vol ume of 2.7 million metric tons of diammonium phosphate (DAP),wrote Kevin Bouffard in the Lakeland Ledger. DAP averaged $414a ton, compared to $491 a year ago. Quarterly sales revenue was$1.3 billion, compared to $1.5 billion in 2013 first quarter. –––––– CLUCK stands for Citizens Lobbying for Urban Chickens Keeping People. After a three-year test the city of Sarasota has foundurban chickens have not caused much of a problem in the city. The21 complaints in three years were mainly over loose hens or roostersin violation of the ordinance. The city of Bowling Green last year approved urban chickens by permit, allowing up to four hens, no roosters, kept inside the yard.This was at the request of Jean Kelly, whose family has four hens. Bowling Green also allows youngsters to have 4-H and FFA projects involving animals. The city is looking for growth and recently waived impact fees on new homes and commercial construction. –––––– The Florida AFL-CIO, the state’s largest labor federation, has recently endorsed Charlie Crist for governor. Crist is a Democratrunning against Republican Gov. Rick Scott. Crist is a formerFlorida governor who lost a U.S. Senate race in 2010 to MarcoRubio, a Republican. –––––– Little League Baseball celebrates its 75th anniversary this sum mer. LL has 160,000 teams and 2.4 million children in 80 countries. The organization was started by Pennsylvania oil clerk Carl Stotz who fielded three teams. The team sponsors were LycomingDairy, Lundy Lumber, and Penn Pretzel Company, reported SteveRushin of Parade magazine. –––––– 2014 is the 50th anniversary of the Beatles singing quartet band who made their debut in the U.S. on the Ed Sullivan TV show. TheBritish rock ‘n’ roll band was viewed by 73 million people. –––––– CVS earlier this year announced the company on Oct. 1 will stop selling tobacco products, giving up $2 billion in revenue annu ally. CVS has 7,600 stores nationwide, including 716 in Florida, 1in Wauchula. About 18 percent of American adults smoke tobacco, down from 42 percent in 1964. Former Wauchula pharmacy owner Pete Partridge, my brother-in-law, works part-time for CVS in Virginia. Our sonJonathan, a pharmacy student at UF, has a summer job with CVSin Gainesville. –––––– For eight years Ronald Lambert of Buckhorn Nursery has been growing plums, which are very good. He grows peaches andmany other varieties of fruits and plants. The nursery is located onState Rd. 64 east of Wauchula. –––––– Congratulations to past popes John XXIII and John Paul II, whorecently were elevated to sainthood by Pope Francis. There are 1billion Roman Catholics. This was the first time two popes hadbeen canonized at the same time John XXIII in the early 1960s sought to open the church to the modern era. John Paul II was a hero for being conservativeand resisting liberalizing elements of the church, wrote Jim Yard-ley of the New York Times. –––––– Bob LaBombard, CEO of GradStaff Inc., recently praised college liberal arts programs. He said a liberal arts education helps hone and develop the skills of critical thinking, problem solving, effective communica-tion, time management and leadership. LaBombard said liberalarts grads may need some help getting started but will continue toprovide the raw material for the professional and managerialworkforce. –––––– State Rep. Ben Albritton, a Wauchula Republican, has been working on solutions to help Florida better manage its water re-sources. He is chairman of the House Agriculture and Natural Re-sources subcommittee. He says the state has about 10 years to find solutions to the growing demand for water by residential, agricultural and indus-trial users. Florida’s population growth is fueling the increasedwater use. He believes in water storage, re-use, and safe aquiferrecharge. –––––– The U.S. Supreme Court recently by 5-4 declared Christian prayer at the start of local council meetings is legal and has a longnational tradition. The prayers are OK if they do not try to winconverts or disparage non-Christians. The Obama administrationbacked the winning side. The case was about Greece, N.Y. –––––– Former President George W. Bush has become a very good painter since leaving office six years ago. He has painted portraitsof world leaders displayed at his presidential library at SouthernMethodist University in Dallas, writes Ken Herman of the AustinAmerican-Statesman. –––––– Roman Catholic Pope Francis recently urged people to help the needy close at home, including the sick, elderly, outcast andthose crushed by life’s troubles. He strongly spoke out against ter-rorist attacks and the scourge of hunger which is aggravated byconflict and immense wastefulness. This was part of his Eastermessage. –––––– Robert Butler, a famous Florida wildlife and landscape artist who was part of the Highwaymen, passed away earlier this year.He began his 48-year art career at age 20 when he worked out ofthe Trialways Bus Station office in Okeechobee. He suffered from diabetes and wrote an autobiography entitled “Timeless Echoes.” Some of his paintings were sold toHardee County residents. she stated, “I believe MichaelManley should stay in jail for avery long time, even though hewill have food, clothing andshelter. His living conditionswill probably be better thanmine.” Albritton said she became suspicious of Manley’s handlingof her trust funds years ago. “I told the Sheriff’s Office in 2004 something was wrong, butno one would listen to me,” shesaid. “Mr. Manley did what he wanted to do,” Albritton stated. In his turn to question Albritton, Franklin showed that resti tution was essential to thisvictim’s future livelihood. Next on the stand was James Stallings, trustee of the Under wood Trust. He read a statementprepared by Clarrisa Under wood Timmons, mother of heirsVirginia and Thomas Under wood. “In writing this it is difficult not to appear vindictive,” Tim-mons said. “I believe Mr. Man ley deserves to serve a fullsentence.” She pointed out what all the victims experienced, the factthat the state was not able to goback and charge Manley for allthe years the thefts took place.Instead, a five-year time framesustained the 23 counts againsthim, but failed to represent thefull amounts of money nowmissing. “Because he embezzled” over a half-million dollars, her chil dren “were forced to sell” thefamily home which is listed onthe National Registry of HistoricPlaces and all its contents “atauction on the lawn.” Then, Timmons added, as read by Stallings, “The mostegregious thing is he tried to actas a mentor, a father, while steal ing their money.” Franklin asked Stallings about the children’s current financialstatus, prompting, “Would youagree with me they have a greatneed for restitution in this case?” But Winstead countered, ask ing Stallings, “Are they destituteand without food and shelter andwater? Does the need for thatrestitution outweigh their desireto see Mr. Manley punished?” “No,” Stallings replied.Evelyn Bailey, the widow of Walter Bailey, spoke of thetrusts her husband establishedand funded for her future as heprepared for his death from LouGehrig’s Disease. “He told me Michael Manley as trustee would take care” ofthe half-million left in his hands,she said. “He told me how muchI could draw each year and keepthe principal intact. He told meMike would give me moneywhen I needed it.” Once, when she wanted to give one of her children somemoney, her daughter noted,“Mama, he acts like it’s hismoney and not ours.” “Little did I know how true that was,” Bailey told the judge. Manley pillaged her trusts, leaving only $1,800. He keptmoney she received in takingout a mortgage on her home anddeposit money from the sale ofher husband’s State Farm officebuilding. “At age 63, I’m working 12 hours a day. This is not what Ithink Walter envisioned for me,”she said in telling Stargel shemaintains her retail sales busi ness and holds down a part-timejob as well. “Everybody’s always telling me my tires are bald. And, yes, Ishouldn’t be driving, but there’sno money at the end of themonth,” she said. Bailey told the judge that when Manley’s original pleadeal fell through because he wasnot able to pay the ordered resti tution, she was “heartbroken.” “I had to relive the whole or deal again,” she said. “Seeingthe progression made me ill,”she noted in describing all thechecks Manley wrote for hisown use. “This was not a mis take; he stole it over time.” Further, she concluded, “He’s shown no remorse to me.” Following a lunch break in the lengthy sentencing hearing,Franklin presented a characterwitness to speak on Manley’sbehalf. Dr. Nick Timmermantook the stand, telling Stargel, “Iknow he’s done a lot of charitywork, I know that for a fact.” Timmerman gave the example of a man in Bowling Green whobenefitted from an air condi tioner Manley helped to provide. Stargel asked if Timmerman knew where Manley’s share ofthat cost came from. Timmer-man noted his did not. Timmerman also said, “I be lieve he’s truly remorseful andrepentant.” He said Manley has sold his house, possessions and business,and has changed his lifestyle.“Given the chance, he wouldwork hard to pay it back,” Tim merman told the judge. Lisa Manley described her husband as “civic-minded” andsaid he was an elder in theirchurch. She said when he was arrested on Nov. 14, 2011, it came as asurprise. “That was a total shockfor me. I did know that he wasstressed financially, but I did notknow the extent. I know heworked a lot,” she said. Stargel asked Lisa Manley if her husband had expressed toher any remorse for what hap pened. “Yes, he has,” she replied. “He wants to be able to workand pay back the money.” Richard Dicks, a Polk County citrus businessman, said Man-ley has handled his business andfamily accounting for about 25years. “He’s genuinely sorry forwhat’s transpired, and he wantsto make it right,” Dicks said. Dicks told the judge he was willing to loan Manley $200,000 toward payment of restitution ofhis victims “if he’s not going tojail.” Dicks said he would want that loan repaid to him, and be lieves Manley will do so. “There’s justice and there’s mercy,” Dicks said. “Not to givehim mercy would prevent justicehere, because he’s not going tobe able to pay the money back.” Franklin ended his witness presentation by telling the judgeothers in the courtroom wereprepared to testify in much thesame vein in Manley’s behalf.He also again referred to the let ters written in support of Manleyby community members. The list of letter writers was entered into court records, andincludes: Glen Bowen anfFrieda Bowen, Donna ManleyEnglish, Lorraine Gillespie, Dr.Ernest Palmer and GaylePalmer, Dr. Nick Timmerman,Dave Travers, Mr. and Mrs.Doug Battey and Nona E.Dasher. Also, Joseph F. Smith and Ellen E. Smith, John Gill, MerleRedding, Tonda Armstrong,Brenda K. Sutton, Mark White,Michael C. Young, John W.H.Burton, Richard G. Dicks andRoy A. Jacobs. In suspending the sentencing hearing to another date, Win stead asked the judge to “re mand” Manley, meaning to takehim into custody during the in terim. “He’s looking at 49 years in prison,” she pointed out in con tending he would be a possibleflight risk. “I’m going to grant that re quest,” Stargel said. “Until I fin ish hearing the rest of testimony,it’s appropriate. He has pled to23 felonies and is looking atspending the rest of his life inprison.” Stargel ordered bailiffs to take Manley into custody. As he emptied his pockets and removed his jewelry, his wifecollected the valuables, touchedhis hand briefly and said, “I loveyou.” Manley was then led from the courtroom in handcuffs. ATTENTION SUBSCRIBERS If you are moving orchanging your address,please let our subscrip tion department know assoon as possible so yourservice will not bedelayed. 863-773-3255 HARDEE COUNTY KIDS NEED HARDEE COUNTY HELP! Ease a dependent child’sway through the court sys tem. Volunteer to be aGuardian Ad Litem. 773-2505 (If office unattended, please leavemessage.) SHADOWLAWN A Page One story in last week’s edition inadvertentlygave the wrong location fora planned development of1,245 homes. Shadow-lawnis to be situated two mileswest of Bowling Green. ——— At The Herald-Advocate, we want accuracy to be agiven, not just our goal. Ifyou believe we have printedan error in fact, please callto report it. We will reviewthe information, and if wefind it needs correction orclarification, we will do sohere. To make a report, call Managing Editor CynthiaKrahl at 773-3255. C ORRECTIONS & LARIFICATIONS PHOTO BY MICHAEL KELLY Michael Manley stands beside his lawyer, James R. “Rusty” Franklin, as he enters guilty pleas to the 23 counts against him. Meanwhile, Assistant State Attorney Lori Winstead reviews paperwork

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June 19, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 3A A Night of Drinking, Partying Led To A Paralyzing Accident By JIM KELLYOf The Herald-Advocate Christina Martin of Wauchula was 19 and made a decision todrive after drinking alcohol onDec. 29, 1991. She was drivinga friend, 25, home after a nightof partying at River Ranch Acresnear Lake Wales and later theHoliday Inn in Avon Park. She made sure her friend had on her seatbelt but did not takethe same precaution for herself. Christina’s mother Sue had al ways said to call her for help ora ride if she was unable to drive. At 2 a.m. the car hit a pothole on State Rd. 64 and left the road.Her friend sustained a brokenelbow. Christina’s head hitwindshield, and she wound up inthe backseat from the impact.Her neck and spinal cord werebroken. On June 6 she spoke to the Hardee High School seniors at abreakfast sponsored by HardeeAlliance for Substance Abuseand Teen Pregnancy Prevention(ASAPP), held at the HardeeAgri-Civic Center. “One simple mistake can change your life forever,” said the Wauchula native and 1990HHS graduate. “One year aftergraduation I had a drug-relatedaccident and was in the hospitalfor eight months.” Christina was 1999 Miss Wheelchair Florida, works atFlorida Department of Educa-tion Vocational Rehabilitation,and in a few weeks will have amaster’s degree in rehabilitationcounseling. “At age 19 I worked for a group of nine doctors and wasgoing to school. I had broken upwith my boyfriend earlier in themonth. I went to River Ranchwith a girlfriend. We were par tying, and I was not carded.”The legal drinking age is 21. “My friend was pretty drunk.” I could have called for help butdecided to drive my friendhome. I did not put my seatbelton but made sure my friend hada seatbelt on. At 80 miles anhour the car hit a pothole onHwy. 64.” The ambulance took her to the hospital in Avon Park, then toWinter Haven and later toTampa General. She and theparamedic who found her in the wrecked car remain friends.They are thankful for each other.The paramedic admiresChristina’s courage and outlook. “I can never go back and redo that night. It is so easy tomake a mistake. You need tothink ahead.” Christina said she knew a boy who said, “If you can’t play withthe big dogs, stay at home.” Hedied six months later in an auto mobile accident. “In the blink of an eye things can change. One night of drink ing 24 years ago ... it’s not worthit. I wish I could go back and dothat night differently.” Hardee County ASAPP en courages young people to makegood choices and avoid risky be haviors such as using drugs,drinking alcohol, driving reck lessly and hanging out with peo ple who do not have your bestinterests at heart. ASAPP saysalcohol and drug use can make ayoung person more likely to en gage in sex which can lead topregnancy and sexually trans mitted disease. The HHS seniors were very attentive to her talk. PHOTOS BY JIM KELLY HHS seniors Erica Roberts, Rachel Roberts and Christina Lerma thanked Christina Mar tin for her message. ASAPP members with Christina Martin, from left, are Katrina Blandin, presi dent Colon Lambert, Janet Gilliard, Susan Cartwright, vice president Holly Parker, coord inator Maria Pearson, Sandra Rojas, assistant coordinator Blaire Thornton, Onei da Juarez, and Mar ilyn Morris. PHOTO BY MARIA TRUJILLO It was a great year for sports at Hardee Senior High. Six of the schoo l’s teams worked tirelessly throughout their seasons and earned the title of District Champions. At the re cent School Board meeting, head coaches were recognized for these accomp lishments. Superintendent David Durastanti said he believes this to be the largest amount of cham pionships ever won in a single school year. Pictured are (from front left) principal Dr. Michele Polk, athletic director Suzanne Stagg, football coach Buddy Mart in, softball coach Caitlyn Bliss, board member Paul Samuels and Deputy Superint endent Bob Shay man; (back) assistant principals Todd Durden and Mary Farr, girls golf coach Byron Jarnigan, track coach Rod Smith, Board Chairman Thomas Trevino a nd baseball coach Steve Rewis. Not able to attend was cross country coach Don Trew. WINNING YEAR! GATORHEATING& AIRCONDITIONINGREFRIGERATION& ICEMACHINES THINKGREEN0 SAVEENERGY0AVEMONEY 863-832-3399FAMILYOWNED 6:19c Licensed & Insured CAC 1815095 C ALL F OR S ERVICE T ODAY LL M AKES S ALEON C HANGE O UTS G G o o o o d d a a n n – – A A e e b b e e r r o o f f D D a a n n G G r r o o u u p p manufacturer in the world. Daikan is engaged primarily in as well as oil hydraulic products. F REE E STIMATES ON C HANGE O UTSService Tech Needed

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4A The Herald-Advocate, June 19, 2014 Obituaries CLIFTON L. “CLIFF” JONES JR. Clifton L. “Cliff” Jones Jr., 77, of Bowling Green, died Sun day, June 8, 2014, at his home. He was born on March 2, 1937, in Wimington, N.C. Hewas a Mason and a boilermakerout of Local #433. He also han dled heavy equipment and drovea truck. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifton L. Jones Sr.and Velma Jones Albritton. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Anita Jones of Bowl ing Green; one son, Clifton L.“Skeeter” Jones III and wifeChrissy of Bowling Green; onedaughter, Kathy Hawk and hus band Eric of Wauchula; fivegrandchildren, Casey Hopwoodand wife Kayla, Dustin Jonesand wife Monique, Joshua Hop wood, Triston Jones and ClayHawk; and one brother, GaryJones and wife Linda of Bowl ing Green. Memorial Services will be set at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made toCornerstone Hospice, 209 N.Ridgewood Dr., Suite 3, SebringFl 33870. Arrangements by Neptune Society, Orlando. LINDA FAYE MYRICK Linda Faye Myrick, 63, died on Monday, May 26, 2014. She was born on April 22, 1951, in Wauchula. She retiredfrom G.P. Woods in Arcadiaafter 30 years, and then went onto work at DeSoto Juvenile Fa cility. She was a member of FirstMissionary Baptist Church. Survivors include her hus band of 43 years, McArthurMyrick; three sons, Raven(Andy) of Seattle, Wash., Ter rance (Jeannie) and Orion, all ofLakeland; her father, Ellis Mid dleton of Arcadia; her motherLou Ethel Blevins of Wauchula;seven grandchildren, BritannyFillace, Tiara Knowles, FaithColbert, Ori Jr., Hayden, Andreaand Elaynah; and three great-grandchildren, Masen, Jacksonand Kareenah. Also eight sisters, Dorothy (Johnny) Jackson of Orlando,Mary Daniels of Atlanta, Ga.,Deborah Browny, Lewanda(Willie) Polk and Gracie Mid-dleton, all of Arcadia, DarleneMiddleton of West Palm Beach,Pamela Middleton of Gaines-ville and Anita (Bronze) Jonesof Lake City; two brothers, Ellis(Jean) Middleton of West PalmBeach and Alverno Middletonof Atlanta, Ga. Visitation was Friday, June 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. at First Mis-sionary Baptist Church, Wau-chula. Funeral Services wereSaturday, June 7, at 1 p.m. atNew Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church,Wauchula with the Rev. HowardClarke officiating. Interment fol lowed in Magnolia ManorCemetery. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Home, Bartow. 6:19c Affordable Funerals, Cremation & Head Stones Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Homes & Cremation Services )#+67/>>9%>E)+?-2?6+69<3.+ (863) 773-6400 www.PongerKaysGrady.com We offer a wide variety of Cemetery Monuments, Headstones, and Grave Markers. We also offer Headstone Cleaning and Leveling. Locally Owned and Operated by Licensed Funeral Directors 6:19c ,,93/./.(&2"2.&37.&2:%7"2%/.(&27.&2 ,/9%*$&2/$"4*/."."(&2:&,-/3&73/-&:)2*34**,, Officer Manager Ginger L. Rice 5.&2",33/$*"4&3&/2(& *,3/.:r/##9r2/7.:,"2+&"23/.:)"2,&3*, ,-". /#&24&*.&:"$15&,9.&"6&,, In Memory LOLA MAE WILLIAMSON SHIVER Lola Mae Williamson Shiver went to be with herLord on Thursday, June 5,2014, at Good Shepherd Hos pice. She lived in BowlingGreen and was the daughter ofCharlie and Minnie Lee DavisWil-liamson. She was born inTroy, Ala., moving to HardeeCounty at the age of twowhere she lived all of her life.She was born May 18, 1922,and was 92 years old. Lolawas a Licensed PracticalNurse and a homemaker. Shewas a member of EmmanuelBaptist Church of BowlingGreen. Preceding her in death, other than her parents, was herbeloved husband of 72 years,Haford Shiver; a be-loved son,Larry Shiver; three sisters,Mary Revell, Ruby Lee andWeda Ruth Wil-liamson; twobrothers, Hen-derson andMonroe Wil-liamson; onegrandson, Bret DurandSwailes; one great grandson,Matthew Shiver; and one greatgranddaughter, CaitlanSwailes. Survivors are one daughter, Audrey Swailes of ZolfoSprings; two sons, Pat(Wilma) Shiver of Wimaumaand Dwayne (Betty) Shiver ofBowling Green; 10 grandchil dren, 22 great-grandchildrenand four great-great-grand children; four brothers,Howard (Freida) Williamson,James (Mable) Williamsonand Roy (Fay) Williamson, allof Bowling Green, and JerryWilliamson of Georgia; onesister, Maxine Motes of LiveOak. Lola Mae was loved byall who knew her in life andalways put God first and thenher family, who she loveddearly. Visitation was Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 1 to 2 p.m.,at the First Baptist Church ofZolfo Springs. Funeral Serv ices began at 2 p.m. with theRev. Trenton Swanson and theRev. Pat Shiver officiating.Burial was in Bowling GreenCemetery. Online condolences -"9#&-"%&"4 0/.(&2+"93(2"%9$/Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home & Cremation Services Wauchula H H O O L L L L I I E E J J E E N N I I C C E E W W I I L L L L I I A A M M S S O O N N Hollie Jenice Williamson, 51, of Wauchula, passed awayTuesday, June 10, 2014, atGood Shepherd Hospice inSebring. Born on Nov. 10, 1962, in Wauchula, she was a lifelongresident of Hardee County.Hollie worked in food servicesand was a member of New Mt.Zion AME Church. She wasvery caring and compassion ate, her smile and infectiouslaughter will be missed. She was preceded in death by her brother, Alvin Wil-liamson. Survivors include her mother, Mary Louise Wil-liamson of Wauchula; father,Tommy Edgar Williamson ofFlint, Mich.; grandmother,Inez Corbett of Wauchula; twobrothers, Patrick Wil-liamsonof Wauchula and James Car penter and wife Denise ofBowling Green; three sisters,Daryle Cook and ThomasinaWilliamson of Wauchula, andMarie Wil-liamson; and sev eral nieces, nephews, auntsand uncles. Memorial Services are at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 21, 2014,at New Mt. Zion AMEChurch.Expressions of comfort may#&-"%&"42/#"243')$/Robarts Family FUNERAL HOME WAUCHULAWAUCHULA In Loving Memory In Memory HILDRED LORENE PELHAM Hildred Lorene Pelham, age 88, passed away Sat-urday, June 14, 2014, in PortCharlotte. Lorene was bornApril 16, 1926, in Jupiter,moving to Arcadia 46 yearsago from Fort Myers. Lorenewas a CNA and a homemaker.Lorene enjoyed sewing, read ing, crocheting and spendingquality time with her family.She was a member of CentralMissionary Baptist Church,Arcadia. Survivors are two sons, Jack and Thomas Pelham,both of Arcadia; four daugh ters, Joyce (Jessie) Souther-land of Troy, Ala., Linda(Mitchell) Allbritton of Arca dia, Sharon (Charles) Floyd ofFranklin, N.C., and VivianPelham of Wauchula; one sis ter, Catherine (Robert) Heineof Arcadia, 24 grandchildren,60 great-grandchildren and 17great-great-grandchildren. Lorene is preceded in death by her beloved husband,Willard, to whom she wasmarried just four months shyof their 60th wedding anniver sary; her parents, William andEtta Crawford Williams; adaughter, Sandra Steelman; ason, Calvin Pelham; twobrothers, Austin and WallaceWilliams; a sister, Louise Pel ham; and three grandsons,Bobby, Leslie and Chris. Visitation was conducted on Tuesday evening, June 17,2014, 6 until 8 p.m. from thechapel of Ponger-Kays-GradyFuneral Home, 50 No. Hills-borough Avenue, Arcadia, FL.Funeral Services were con ducted at 2 p.m., Wednes-day,June 18, 2014, at Central Mis sionary Baptist Church, Arca dia, with the Rev. TerryHudson officiating. Online condolences -"9#&-"%&"4 0/.(&2+"93(2"%9$/Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home & Cremation Services Arcadia An exciting event was held in March for reading students atHardee Senior High School. All students in grades 9-12 were invited to take part in aReading Celebration, includinga two-hour concert by musicartist Theolodge and a dinner af terward cooked by Greg Guz man. The celebration was a gift from Reading Departmentteachers as a reward for all thehard work students do in theclassroom during the year inpreparation for the spring Read ing FCAT. “Students in the elementary and even the junior high schoolare given special events to moti vate them to get ready for theFCAT,” noted Julie Guz-man,HHS Reading Departmentchairwoman. “We wanted togive our high school studentsrecognition for the hard work they do in our classrooms everyday, and to also inspire them toput forth their best effort on thetest.” Although not all scores are in at this time, Hardee HighSchool’s juniors rose to the oc casion and beat the state averageand had higher score averagesthan any other county in thearea, something to be proud of. Many businesses in the com munity helped to make the eventsuccessful. Suncoast FederalCredit Union, Peace River Elec tric Cooperative, Sweetbay,Johnson Harvesting, ChapmanFruit Co., Kemen’s Auto Parts,AutoZone, Discount Auto Parts,and Theo Jones (aka “The olodge”) gave food, funds, vari ous items, and talent for thestudents to enjoy themselves. The Reading Department con sists of the following teachers:Julie Guzman, Willie Gilliard, HHS Concert, Dinner &,"4&%&"%*.( Tammy Jones, Anita Reyna,Micah Myers, Joe Roe and Read ing Coach Martha Shiver. Words To Live By A Daily ThoughtTHURSDAY Oh, love the Lord, all of youwho are His people; for theLord protects those who areloyal to Him, but harshly pun ishes all who haughtily rejectHim. So cheer up! Takecourage if you are depend ing on the Lord. Psalm 21:23-24 (TLB)F F R R I I D D A A Y Y As for the rich in this world,charge them not to behaughty, nor to set theirhopes on uncertain riches,but on God who richly fur nishes us with everything toenjoy. They are to do good,to be rich in good deeds, lib eral and generous.InrS S A A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y Then the Lord said to Abra ham, “Why did Sarah laughand say ‘Will I really have ac anything too hard for theL !" #" the appointed time next yearand Sarah will have a son.”G$%$& & ( r ) IS S U U N N D D A A Y Y Give the cheerful service ofthose who serve the Lord,!n* #"+ever good each man may do,slave or free, will be repaidhim by the Lord.E, $& %& nr ) E. M M O O N N D D A A Y Y So I stationed guards at themost vulnerable places of thewall and assigned people byfamilies with their swords,lances and bows. After look ing things over, I stood upand spoke, “Don’t be afraido !n /" #" 0 1 2 1 3 awesome, and then fight foryour brothers, your sons,your daughters, your wivesand your homes.”)$ $ ( ( rNET T U U 4 4 S S D D A A Y Y In this confidence (in JesusC 5 1 !hope we profess without theslightest hesitation, for He isutterly dependable. And letus think of one another andhow we can encourage oneanother to love and do gooddeeds.H $ 67 $ 8 & 9: : ( r;NEW W 4 4 D D N N 4 4 S S D D A A Y Y Greedy people bring troubleto their families, but the per son who can’t be paid to dowrong will live. … Respect forthe Lord will teach you wis dom. If you want to be hon ored, you must be humble.;7P $ 76 & <:n= '' r ) >I All verses are excerpted fromThe Holy Bibl?@ ABDJK BOQR D ST ? V J? WV O X Q Z A [\ K ]^ ? [ ? VVS R? Z A_`JK _?a `?Qbtury Version; (NEB) New Eng lish Bible; (NIV) NewInternational Version; (NLT)New Living Translation (RSV)Revised Standard Version;Ad [\ K d ^ OllOe V [X f? W Q \ QRblish; and (TLB) The LivingBible. In Memory CAROL A. CHIPMAN Carol A. Chipman, age 75, passed away Friday, June 13,2014, in Sarasota, after a briefillness. Carol was born Feb.10, 1939, in Bowling Green,moving to Arcadia more than50 years ago. She was a grad uate of Hardee High School,Class of 1957, and the TampaSchool of Business. She re-tired from Bank of America asa customer service personalbanking representative andWinn Dixie Grocery Store.Carol enjoyed reading, gar dening, doing yard work andspending quality time with herfamily. She was a faithfulmember of the Arcadia FirstBaptist Church. Survivors are a son, Timothy Ray Chipman of PortCharlotte; a daughter, CarolRenee’ (Patrick) Gammage ofArcadia; two sisters, Nancy E.(David) Ford of Lake Placidand Garnette R. (Arthur)Coulter of Arcadia; six grand children, Brian Mar-tin ofColorado, Amanda Martin andKatie Gammage, both of Ar cadia, Tyler Chip-man of PortCharlotte and Morgan Chip man and Tristan Chipman,both of Tallahas-see; and threegreat-grandchildren, Olivia,Dylan and Dakota. Carol is preceded in death by her beloved husband,William Ray Chipman; a son,Mark Chipman; her parents,B. F. and Letha AlbrittonRoberts; a brother, CulleyWilson Roberts; and a sister,Iris Roberts Revell. Visitation was conducted from 10 until 11 a.m.,Wednesday, June 18, 2014,from the Ponger-Kays-GradyFuneral Home chapel, 50 No.Hillsborough Avenue, Ar-cadia, FL. Funeral Serviceswere at 11 a.m. with the Rev.Matt Clayton officiating. Bur ial followed in the JoshuaCreek Cemetery. Flowers are accepted and donations can be made to theAmerican Cancer Society,Attn: Shirley Watters, 1100Ireland Way, Suite 300, Birm ingham, AL 35205. Online condolences -"9#&-"%&"4 0/.(&2+"93(2"%9$/Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home & Cremation Services Arcadia O O L L I I V V E E M M A A R R I I E E B B A A S S S S K K I I R R K K L L A A N N D D Olive Marie Bass Kirkland, 92, of Bowling Green,passed away Tuesday, June10, 2014, at Good ShepherdHospice in Sebring. Born on May 18, 1922, in Telogia, she was a HardeeCounty resident for 42 years,coming from Orlando. Oliveowned Granny’s Citgo andwas a member of Mt. PisgahBaptist Church. She had someextraordinarily happy visits inher last few days where joyfulsmiles, laughter, and mar velous interactions wereshared. She will be missed byfamily and friends. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard C.Bass Jr. and Charles E. Bass;and one sister, Alice L. Pe tersen. Survivors include two sons, William Frank Kirkland Jr. ofBowling Green and JeffersonLee Kirkland of ZolfoSprings; two brothers, GeneH. Bass of Havana and KirbyK. Bass of Tallahassee; fivesisters, Catherine C. Bass ofWauchula, Nell Rhinehart andBetty Westberry ofThomasville, Ga., Betty JuneKoval of Whitehouse, Tenn.,and Joan C. Cox of Havana;and numerous grandchildren,great-grandchildren, niecesand nephews. Visitation was Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Mt. PisgahBaptist Church from 10 to 11a.m. Funeral Services were at11 a.m. with the Rev. JoeyTaylor officiating. Intermentwas in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.Expressions of comfort may#&-"%&"42/#"243')$/Robarts Family FUNERAL HOME WAUCHULAWAUCHULA In Loving Memory

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June 19, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 5A PHOTO BY MARIA TRUJILLO Hardee County elementary schools recently competed in the annual Battle o f the Books. This year, the team from Wauchula Elementary School beat out all other sc hools and took first place. Superintendent David Durastanti, along with D eputy Superintendent Bob Shayman, recognized the students and said “the team was fla wless from the getgo … we are extremely proud.” Winning team members were (front, from lef t) Haven Gray, Brinson Conerly, Drew Beattie, Maddie Jane Schraeder, Macy Grace T yson and Carson Terrell. They are shown with (back) Assistant Principal Jessi ca Gray, School Board Vice Chairwoman Teresa Crawford, board member Jan Platt, Pri ncipal Sonja Ben nett, Team Coach Mary Idsardi and Deputy Superintendent Bob Shaym an. BOOK BATTLE PHOTO BY MARIA TRUJILLO Since the beginning of 2014, all school campuses, district off ices and even schoolowned vehicles have been tobacco-free. Patti Saunders, with the Hardee County Health Department, has been trying to find ways to remind people this poli cy is now in place. Currently, there are small signs posted at each district property noti ng the campus is tobacco-free. With the help of sponsors, now two schools have received t hree of the much larger banners (above) that will be permanently displayed around c ampuses. Saunders also mentioned that other facilities across Hardee County a re going tobaccofree as well, including the Sheriff’s Office and Bowling Green City Commi ssion. Here, she is pictured with one of the signs alongside Chairman Thomas Trevino and Deputy Superintendent Bob Shayman. NO TOBACCO! By VAUGHN KIRKLANDSpecial To The Herald-Advocate The person I interviewed for this assignment was Gene Davis. Q: How old are you and when where you born? A: Sixty-six, born on Sept. 26, 1947.Q: Where were you born?A: In Bowling Green.Q: How has society changed?A: You didn’t lock your doors back then. You could walk everywhere, andeverybody knew everybody. Q: How has school changed?A: You respected the school teachers and you went to school to learn. Q: What was the thing you got in trouble for the most in school? A: I always ran my mouth.Q: What is one of your best memories? A: Having the close-knit community. Everybody knew each other. Also, beingable to watch my kids grow up. Q: Which decade had the biggest change? A: The 2010s, I think, in wars, govBack Then, Kids Went To School To Learn ernment, etc. Q: What did you and your friends do for fun when you were young? A: We went fishing, rode our bikes all over Bowling Green and played base-ball. Q: Who was your biggest role model? A: Probably my dad.He neverheld a grudge. Q: What did you do before bedtime before TV? A: We had conversations after supper and we played games.Back In Time is the result of a class as-signment given to ninth graders atHardee Senior High School. Each stu-dent is asked to interview an older per-son. Selected interviews are publishedhere as an encouragement to the stu-dents and for the enjoyment of our read-ers. Back Back In In Time Time T T O O W W N N O O F F O O L L F F O O S S P P R R I I N N G G S S P P U U B B L L I I C C H H A A R R I I N N G G N N O O T T I I C C The Town of Zolfo Springs will be conducting a Public Hearing on J30, 2014 at 6p.m., located at the Town Hall at 3210 US Highway 17 S, Zolfo Spring s, Florida. The Public Hearing will give the citizens an opportunity to become acquaint ed with the proposed Civic Center Improvements and to comment on such items as economic an d environmental im pacts, service area, alternatives to the project and other matters of conce rn. 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6A The Herald-Advocate, June 19, 2014 COURTESY PHOTOS Hardee County Judge Jeff McKibben and Steven Crews. Friend of 4-H Award recipi ent Scott Henderson. Meritorious Service Awardrecipient Danny Weeks. Class of 2014 graduating seniors were Kramer Royal, Wyatt Maddox Ruth Erekson, Des tiny McCauley, Bradley Brewer and Steven Crews. 4-H Scholarship recipients were Steven Crews, Wyatt Maddox, Destiny McCa uley, Ruth Erekson and Kramer Royal. Club Spirit Award winners received engraved ceramic mugs at the 2014 4H Awards Cer emony. See the winners’ list which accompanies this article. Record book winners received certificates and pins for their hard work and dedication to keeping an organized, well-written and complete record book. See t he list of winners with this article. Making the Best Better Award winners were (front row, from left) Morgan Dickey, Hunter Poucher, Joseph Wood and Jacob Wood; (back row) Jack Drisk ell, Katie Brandeberry, Hunter Sellers, Laina Durrance, Alyssa Barber, Dalton Richey, Morgan Crews and Steven Crews. Citizenship Award winnerwas Alexis Crews. Achievement Award winners were Rebekah Erekson, Lar rett Smith and Dylan Bozeman. 4-H Holds Annual Awards Ceremony By CAROLYN WYATTSecial To The Herald-Advocate “4-H Around the World” was the theme for the 2014 annual 4-H Awards & Recognition Cere mony at the Agri-Civic Center inWauchula on Thursday, May 29. Over 300 attendees were served a traditional menu ofhamburgers and hot dogs withall the trimmings, baked beans,and homemade desserts. Destiny McCauley led the opening ceremony and recog nized special guests. HalliePoucher, member of DixieClovers 4-H Club, and HughPate, member of Heart of Har-dee 4-H Club, led the Pledge ofAllegiance to the American flagand the 4-H Pledge. The 4-H club leaders were recognized with gifts of appreci ation for their hard work anddedication as volunteers over thepast year. Danny Weeks, 4-H Founda tion Chair, received the Merito rious Service Award and ScottHenderson received the Friendof 4-H Award for their generoussupport of the Hardee County4-H program over the past year. Hardee County Judge Jeff McKibben was guest speaker. Carolyn Wyatt, Extension 4H agent, and Mary Mitchell, Ex tension program assistant, pre-sented the remainder of theevening’s awards. Ten 4-H graduating seniors in the Class of 2014 were recog nized with plaques engravedwith their names and years ofmembership in 4-H. Perfect attendance medallions were awarded to 118 4-H’erswho attended all of their club’smonthly business meetings dur ing the year. Kate Melendy andDalton Richey had perfect atten dance in two clubs this year. Seethe list of perfect attendees byclub which accompanies this ar ticle. Engraved ceramic mugs were awarded to those displaying themost club spirit. Over 100 4-H’ers turned in record books forprojects completed during the 4-H year. Many received certifi cates and pins for these com-pleted record books. A list ofeveryone who submitted arecord book for judging is in cluded with this story. Making the Best Better Award is presented to 4-H’erswho have been active at cluband county levels and workedhard at making the best betterfor 4-H. The Junior winners ofthis award were Katie Brande berry, Morgan Dickey, HunterPoucher and Jacob Wood. TheIntermediate winners wereAlyssa Barber, Jack Driskell,Hunter Sellers and JosephWood. The Senior winners wereMorgan Crews, Steven Crews,Laina Durrance and DaltonRichey. The Citizenship Award hon ors 4-H’ers who work for thebetterment of not just their ownlives, but also the community inwhich they live. The Junior win ner of this award was AlexisCrews. The Intermediate winnerwas Seth Durrance, and the Sen ior winner was Kevin Borjas. The Achievement Award is given to members who havemade great strides and achieve ments in 4-H over the past year.The Junior winner of this awardwas Rebekah Erekson. The In termediate winner of this awardwas Dylan Bozeman and the Senior winner was LarrettSmith. The Leadership Award hon ors 4-H’ers who have exhibitedoutstanding leadership abilitiesat club and county level and be yond. The Intermediate winnerwas Mackenzie Burch and thetwo Senior winners were RuthErekson and Destiny McCauley. The final honor was the Award of the Green Clover,which is given to the club whosemembers have been the most ac tive for the past year. This yearthe winner of the Award of theGreen Clover was Castaways Sportfishing 4-H Club. Theleaders of this club are Patriciaand Rex Richey and Brian Yake.Chosen for their club’s commu nity involvement throughout theyear, their club’s name will beadded to the plaque that hangs inthe 4-H office. The evening ended with the traditional candle-lighting cere mony by county council mem bers Steven Crews, AnnaErekson, Ruth Erekson, RayannKulig, and Destiny McCauley. Kaitlyn Shaw was guest soloist for the ceremony. 2014 Perfect Attendance Castaways:Dalton RicheyAndy ManleyCountry Clovers:Emily AlbrittonEmily BennettDalton BryantJT BryantKaelea BryantGaige CartwrightLogan CartwrightSummer CartwrightChristopher CastaldiHunter DavisEmma EuresJoel GarlandRachel GarlandEmma HaysJake HaysJayden HaysJensey HaysCody HelmsBrendan HoltonPaige JusticeRyann KuligLevi LovettTara McNabbKate MelendyJordan MillerConner PattersonCade RobertsDarby SandersJhett SeeMeagan ShiversAddyson SmithBlake SmithHeidi SmithZackary SmithAiden ThomasJC ThomasBlake TinsleyBailey TinsleyDalton TubbsGavin TubbsCracker Trail:Drew BeattieRussell BryantAaron BunchWarren CornellWill CornellBraddock DickeyMorgan DickeyBrianna FranksCayley FranksHunter GibsonSarah GibsonJack HendersonMadisyn HinesLane WarrenDixie Clovers:Summer LucasMadison McCoyHallie PoucherHannah Poucher Hunter PoucherCaine Fort Green:Makayla ChanceyDestiny FieldsTonya FieldsAshley PelhamDalton RicheyGreen Acres:Anna Brownaryanna BurchJosiah BurchMackenzie BurchAbigail EreksonAnna EreksonRebekah EreksonRuth EreksonAnna MelendyKate MelendyQuentin Van SickleHardee Beef & BaconAlyssa BarberKlae BarberJacob BrandeberryKatie BrandeberryBrett BuzzardShelby BuzzardKaylie CarverJoelynn CarverKipp CooperAlexis CrewsMorgan CrewsSteven CrewsCason GoughGage GoughMegan GrillsJasmine LanierLane PippinMahala PippinRichard PippinBrooke ShawJillian ThompsonJansen WalkerHeart of Hardee:Allison FarrHugh PateEmery SmithLarrett SmithAubrey StarkLucky Clovers:Christian AvalosAlexis BarkerAustin BarkerJaylen GomezMorgan LanierAdam McCauleyBrittany TuckerDanelle WeeksJacob WoodJoseph WoodRafael ZamoraRamir Zamora

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Leadership awards were presented to Mackenzie Burch,Ruth Erekson and Destiny McCauley. Castaways Sportfishing 4-H Club leaders Rex and PatriciaRichey and Brian Yake accepted the 2014 Award of theGreen Clover on behalf of the club. 2014 Record Book Awards RABBITBlueJulyssa BenavidesChristopher CastaldiTori DurdenAbigail EreksonRebekah EreksonKaylee HogenauerSummer LucasDavid McQuaigBryan MurphyAddyson SmithRedKaelea BryantMorgan DickeyBo TrammellWhiteSamantha ShackelfordPOULTRYBlueKatie BrandeberryChristopher CastaldiAbigail EreksonHallie PoucherHannah PoucherHunter PoucherRedJacob BrandeberryEmma EuresBrianna FranksAnna Mae MelendyCade RobertsJillian ThompsonWhiteRyan HamScottie MeeksBEEF BREEDINGBlueKlae BarberDylan BozemanKipp CooperMorgan CrewsJansen WalkerRedDean ClarkGriffin ClarkAllison FarrCason GoughGage GoughKatie HendersonHunter SellersSamantha ShackelfordWhiteJhett SeeSTEERBlueAlyssa BarberAlexis CrewsMorgan CrewsSteven CrewsDestiny McCauleyRedKlae BarberDylan BozemanAaron BunchDean ClarkGriffin ClarkBridgette ConleyBrooke ConleyKipp CooperLaina DurranceSeth DurranceQuintin LindseyHunter SellersBrooke ShawDanielle WeeksSWINEBlueEmily AlbrittonAlyssa BeersEmily BennettKatie BrandeberryDalton BryantLogan CartwrightKaylie CarverMegan Grills (4-H hog)Katie HendersonHeath HendryWyatt MaddoxTara McNabbHugh PateHallie PoucherHannah PoucherHunter PoucherDalton RicheyCade RobertsBlake RuckerZackary Smith Brittany TuckerJamie WalkerJansen WalkerJacob WoodJoseph WoodRedGracie AlbrittonRiley Kate AlbrittonRawson AubrySavannah AubryKevin BorjasJacob BrandeberryJ-T BryantJoelynn CarverDarby FarrJoel GarlandRachel GarlandCason GoughGage GoughMegan GrillsGarrett HamClayton HarrisJayden HaysJensey HaysCody HelmsJake HendersonNathan HughesB.J. JohnsonJasmine LanierLevi LovettLizzie-beth McCoyMadison McCoyMahala PippinRichard PippinJoley PlegerHannah RevellLane RevellCleston SandersParker SasserRachel ShawMeagan ShiversBlake SmithHeidi SmithAubrey StarkSydnie SteinerAiden ThomasKyle WatersWhiteAlexis BarkerAustin BarkerJack DriskellTori DurdenHunter GibsonSarah GibsonMadisyn HinesBrendan HoltonScottie MeeksAnna Mae MelendyKate MelendyBryce RuckerJ. C. ThomasBlake TinsleyCITRUSBlueJack DriskellSamantha ShackelfordRedZack DurastantiZander DurastantiHugh PateSEWINGBlueCourtney AlexanderRedDestiny FieldsFOOD PREPARATIONBlueAvery BunchWOODWORKINGBlueKaylee HogenauerLEISURE ARTSBlueMakayla ChanceyAshley PelhamSPORT FISHINGBlueKaylee HogenauerDalton RicheyWhiteBryan HuertaManuel HuertaAndy ManleyPETSBlueVictoria Edgley 2014 Club Spirit Award Castaways: Bryan HuertaMackenzie Burch Country Clovers: Christopher CastaldiEmma EuresRachel GarlandJ.T. BryantJayden Hays Cracker Trail: Hunter SellersSamantha Shackleford Dixie Clovers: Julyssa Benavides Fort Green: David McQuaig Tonya Fields Green Acres: Anna Melendy Hardee Beef & Bacon: Cason GoughMahala PippinMegan Grills Heart of Hardee: Tori DurdenHugh PateParker Sasser Lucky Clovers: Cole WatersJaylen GomezAdam McCauleyChristian Avalos BIBLE TRIVIA By Wilson Casey 1. Is the book of Lamenta tions in the Old or New Testa ment or neither? 2. Which book may be sum marized, "It really is true, JesusChrist is God Himself"?Matthew, Mark, Luke, John 3. In Esther 2:17, Esther was made queen instead of ...?Vashti, Ruth, Anna, Sapphira 4. Who gave Solomon cedar and fir trees according to all hisdesire? David, Hiram, Chalcol,Mahol 5. From Ecclesiastes 3, there is a time to mourn and a time to...? Leave, Dance, Love, Profit 6. In 1 John 4:8, God is "what"? Always, Grace, Love,Beloved ANSWERS: 1) Old; 2) John; 3) Vashti; 4) Hiram; 5) Dance;6) LoveComments? More Trivia? 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8A The Herald-Advocate, June 19, 2014 Wauchula NewsBy Jan Wilkins 773-0618 I love to write, and this col umn has given me an outlet for a bit of creativity. I still need your help to make it much bet ter. Please feel free to contact me. I am sure many of you have great items of interest to those of our Wauchula community The rain, over three inches at my home during the past week or so, has really helped to get plants growing and showing off the beauty of their foliage. I am one that needs to get plants re potted and reset before I lose them completely. The getting started is my holdup, but once I do I will have some beauties. New Hope Baptist Church was happy to receive their sec ond mission team home on Monday, the 16th. Those who were involved in this last ven ture were Talmadge and Cyndi Albritton and their son, Garrett. Timmy Murphy and Chela Calves also were a part of this team that went to Grenada, Nicaragua, to aid in the mission work of Mitch and Judy Marsh and the local pastors and their churches. While there, Timmy Murphy was hospitalized for a short time, but we were glad to hear that he was up and going in a short time and that he made it home safely. The third mission team going to Nicaragua will leave on Mon day. These teams go in total service to the Lord as they share Christ with the native people in the area of Grenada, while meet ing many of the physical needs of the locals. New Hope Baptist Church has a boys mission study group that is led by Adam Bunch and Scott Henderson. They are known as the Royal Ambas-sadors. These young men chose to do an out standing mission project. They held a scrap metal drive and earned over $2,000. They even decided how the funds were to be divided. They sent $1,000 to Nicaragua to the Marsh ministries to build two homes; $500 was sent to foreign missionaries Shannyn and Elizabeth Bradley, who are stationed in Prague; $500 was given to the Baptist Chil drens Homes; and the remain ing $400 was added to the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering which is used for North American missions. Great job! Well done, guys! On Friday the 13th, my son, Joseph, had surgery on his left shoulder. The surgeons thought they were repairing a rotator cuff, but when they opened the site, they found calcified growths on the bones that were removed, taking recovery time from six months to six weeks. Good news for everyone! Fathers Day was also Baby Dedication Day at New Hope Baptist Church. Meg and Danny Moore dedicated their son, Dean Moore, and Ryan and Amanda Abbott dedicated their son, Levi Abbott, with their declarations of faith and godly abilities to raise these youngsters in the grace and admonition of the Lord, with the church body agreeing to stand with and help these young families in their endeavors in the years ahead. Justin and Sommer Worden and children Emily and Ethan, our former youth pastor and his family, pleasantly surprised the church family during the morn ing worship service by being guests while on vacation from their new church home in Al bertsville, Ala. After visiting with family in Naples, they will return to Alabama. Our sympathies and prayers go to the family of Charlie Klin gle now and in the days ahead as he has gone to be with the Lord. Also, Margie Gatesman is having shoulder surgery and Kay Crews is having knee sur gery and would appreciate our prayers for Gods healing during the next few weeks. During our Wednesday evening prayer meeting, I be came totally astounded at how many on the prayer list are vic tims of cancer. It seems that the larger part of health needs were cancer related. Please remember those who are facing this most dreaded of all diseases, and for their caregivers. Until next time, remember, Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, saith the Lord of Hosts, Zechariah 4:6. Its kind of slow as summer officially starts at the end of this week. One sport getting going is the summer competitive swimming. The Hardee Swim Team was small in numbers last Saturday because of graduation and hand only 10 boys and 26 girls. Own Schraeder, Emma Johnson, Ivy Pazzaglia, Lilly Edwards and Carlie Knight won at least one of their events at the meet held in Sebring, with Lake Placid also participating. Some of the events had a dozen to 18 competitors and some as little as three. Participation is from ages 5 (actually 1-6) up to 18. Hardee had only one or two in the high school age levels at this meet. Coach Tracy Pate will have her teams more ready for the next meet. Speaking of swimming, Carl Coleman and his staff are continuing swim lessons mornings for little ones age 18 months and older to tweens who may not have learned to swim at an earlier age. Theres still time to sign up for one of the last two sessions. Stop by the Recreation Center pool off Altman Road north of the high school or call Coleman at 773-3872. Open swimming is afternoons from 2 to 5, weather permitting. Check at the pool for costs to use the pool. Summer Womens Church League and Mens Community Softball is starting. Play is on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the Rec. Complex fields. Again, check with Coleman at 773-3872 for more information. Information from school and community athletic events is always welcome. Please call me at 773-3255 or e-mail me at sports@theheraldadvocate.com with news for this biweekly column. Please note that the deadlines for weekday or upcoming events is 5 p.m. Thursdays. For events which happen after that time, sports is due by noon Mondays in order to have any chance of getting in that weeks paper, and is always on a space available basis. Sports UpdateBy Joan Seaman By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-AdvocateIt was a unique experience, even for a seasoned firefighter. A lightning strike about 9:35 p.m. Friday hit the peak of a home on 7053 George Marsh Road, outside Sweetwater and burst a two-foot hole in it. In 41 years of doing this, Ive never seen a blast like that, said Hardee County Fire-Rescue Lt. Don MacGregor. The incident caused a small fire in the peak and underlying roofing. There were no injuries. The home owner, builder Michael Scheipsmeier, was already busy with powder fire extin guishers putting out the fire. Firefighters joined him with a pair of water fire extinguishers and checked with thermal imaging for any hot spots, removing a couple of shingles. They also helped put a tarp over the roof. MacGregor said the incident was unique because it wasnt the highest point. There was a nearby oak tree that was higher. The lightning also did not carry down to the ground or groundout as it normally would. And, it did not continue to burn the home as might be expected once it hit. Fire-Rescue sent an engine and pair of tankers, since it was in a more remote area, as well as Lt. Keith Patterson, who was acting deputy fire chief for the incident. The incident prompted MacGregor to remind people of the dangers of lightning. Stay away from trees or metal structures. It is best to get inside a house or other solid structure. If neces sary, get inside a vehicle with rubber tires that will ground out. But, its best to be inside a build ing, if at all possible, cautioned the fireman. He noted an incident on a beach on the west coast of Florida recently where a man and a woman, walking sepa rately a few feet away from each other, were struck and killed by a lightning bolt on a seemingly clear day. Taking precautions when lightning is in the area, even miles away, is the best way to handle that, he said. Lightning Blasts Home placement can be found. During her tenure, Dickson said, the Chamber membership increased from about 100 to a high of about 300. She said cur rently the organization has ap proximately 220 members. She is proud to have estab lished Leadership Hardee and a business advocacy committee for the Chamber. She also led a lobbying trip to weigh in on local issues in Tallahassee, redesigned the agencys website and estab lished a social media presence during her time as director. Dickson also served as the Chamber representative on the Economic Development Authority. She resigned from that position also and the Chamber will now have to appoint another representative to serve on that board, which next meets on June 24 at 6 p.m. By MICHAEL KELLYOf The Herald-AdvocateThe executive director of the Hardee County Chamber of Commerce has resigned after serving in the position for nearly seven years. Casey Dickson informed the Chamber board of her decision on Tuesday morning. Dickson felt it was time for her to try something new but added she does not have any plans in place at this time. She would like to stay working in Hardee County, she said. Before joining the Chamber, Dickson served as a legislative aide to U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan. Dickson said she would be available to assist the board dur ing the transition period while it searches for a new director. She said the economic development office will also assist in running the Chamber office until a reChamber Of Commerce Executive Director Resigns Dear Editor: Hardee County Elementary Schools have the highest 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade FCAT Reading and Math scores in the Heartland. Hardee County Elementary Schools also beat the state average in 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade FCAT Math. Hardee County Elementary Schools beat the state on both 3rd Grade FCAT Reading and Math. 73 percent of Hardee County Elementary School 3rd graders scored a level 3 or higher compared to the statewide average of 58 percent in FCAT Math. Hardee County Elemen-tary School 3rd graders have the highest Math scores in the Heartland. Hardee County Schools continue to achieve higher than surrounding coun ties: DeSoto, 43 percent; Hendry, 51 percent; Glades, 53 percent; Highlands, 56 percent; and Okeechobee, 62 percent. Hardee 3rd Grade FCAT Math scores tied for first in the State. On the 3rd grade Reading FCAT, 59 percent of Hardee County Elementary School 3rd graders scored a level 3 or higher compared to the statewide average of 57 percent. Hardee County Elementary Schools 3rd graders have the highest Read-ing scores in the Heartland. Hardee County Schools continue to out achieve the surrounding counties: Glades, 40 percent; DeSoto, 44 percent; Oke-echobee, 47 per cent; Hendry, 48 percent; and Highlands, 50 percent. Hardee County Elementary Schools beat the state average on 4th Grade FCAT Math. 73 percent of Hardee County Elementary School 4th graders scored a level 3 or higher compared to the statewide average of 63 percent. Hardee County Elementary School 4th graders have the highest scores in the Heart land. Hardee County Schools continue to achieve higher than surrounding counties: DeSoto, 41 percent; Oke-echobee, 57 percent; Hendry, 61 percent; Highlands, 62 percent; and Glades 65, percent. 4th Grade FCAT Math scores are the fifth best in the entire state. On the 4th grade FCAT Reading, 55 percent of Hardee County Elementary School 4th graders scored a level 3 or higher which is the best in the Heartland. Hardee County Schools out-achieved the sur rounding counties: DeSoto, 41 percent; Okeechobee, 45 per cent; Hendry 51 percent; High lands, 52 percent; and Glades, 55 percent. Hardee County Elementary Schools beat the state average on 5th Grade FCAT Math. 59 percent of Hardee County Ele mentary School 5th graders scored a level 3 or higher compared to the statewide average of 56 percent. Hardee County Elementary School 5th graders have the highest scores in the Heart land: DeSoto, 31 percent; Okee chobee, 39 percent; Highlands, 47 percent; Hendry, 51 percent; and Glades, 56 percent. On the 5th grade FCAT Reading, 57 percent of Hardee County Elementary School 5th graders scored a level 3 or higher which is the best in the Heartland. Hardee County Schools out achieved the sur rounding counties: DeSoto, 38 percent; Hendry, 45 percent; Okeechobee, 47 percent; Highlands, 50 percent; and Glades, 53 percent. Having the highest 3rd, 4th and 5th grade Reading and Math scores in the Heartland is a testament to the hard work of the best teachers, parents, staff, sup port personnel, students, administrators, and School Board in Central Florida. God Bless them all! Thanks to the continued support of teachers, parents, faculty, staff, support personnel, administrators, business partners, churches, and civic organiza tions, Hardee County Schools continue their tradition of high academic achievement. I am tremendously proud of everything that Hardee County Schools has accomplished this year. God Bless, David D. Durastanti Superintendent of Schools Train up a child in the way he should go, And even when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6 Letter To The Editor Hardee Elementary Schools Lead Heartland In Math And Reading SPECIAL SOCIAL SECURITY EARNINGS For U.S. veterans under certain circumstances, special earnings from time served in the military from 1940-2001 can be credited to records for Social Security purposes. These extra earnings may enable a person to quality for Social Security or increase the amount of the Social Security benefit. The special extra earnings are granted for periods of active duty or active duty for training. Special extra earnings are not granted for inactive duty training. Veterans should pay close attention to this ruling. Social Secu rity cannot add these extra earnings to any record until that person files for Social Security benefits. The following information only applies to active-duty military service earnings from 1940 through 2001. Heres how the special extra earnings are credited: 1978 through 2001 If enlisted after Sept. 7, 1980, and the individual did not complete at least 24 months of active duty or a full tour of duty, may not be able to receive the additional earnings. Check with Social Security for details. For every $300 in activeduty basic pay, the veteran may be credited with an additional $100 in earnings up to a maximum of $1,200 a year. 1957 through 1977 Veterans are credited with $300 in additional earnings for each calendar quarter to which they received ac tive-duty basic pay. 1940 through 1956 Those who served in the military during this period, including attendance at a service academy, did not pay Social Security taxes. However, Social Security records may be credited with $160 per month in earnings for military service from Sept. 16, 1940, through Dec. 31, 1956, under the following circumstances: of service; or was released because of a disability or injury received in the line of duty; or eran died while on active duty. Individuals cannot receive the credit for these special extra earnings if already receiving a federal benefit based on those same years of service. There is one exception: Those on active duty after 1956 can still get the special earnings for 1951 through 1956, even if receiving a military retirement based on service during that pe riod. SaluteBy Larry PeltonHardee County Veterans ServicesQ: Last winter, under the weight of all the snow and ice we had, one part of my roof gutter busted wide open. We actually heard it: The snow inside it had solidified to ice, and the entire block of ice fell out of the now-open side of the gutter in the middle of the night with a loud crash. It looks like just a hinge on the end of the gutter run busted, though. Do you think I can just fix that hinge portion rather than replace the whole section? Larry in Melrose, Mass. A: You'll need to take a closer look at the gutter section before making that call, so grab a helper and a sturdy ladder, and climb up there -being careful not to set your ladder next to any power lines or other hazards. Gutters will give way or even tear away under extreme stress, like an ice dam forming in or around them. In a way, it's better for them to give way than cause severe damage to your roof eaves. But the damage usually requires the entire section to be replaced. You can patch the gutter temporarily if the end can be re paired (using a bit of wire or a screw to reattach the point that gave way) and the rest of the run is not seriously warped or torn. Make sure there are no leafor debris dams in the gutter run, so that it can drain freely during rainstorms. Once the patch is made, you need to plan on replacing it be fore this coming winter. The gutter section was weakened by the ice dam, and it likely won't drain as well, will collect debris, and won't hold up to another load of snow and ice. You also need to check the roof eaves and soffits near the damaged section. Any damage to these critical roof components needs to be addressed so that water and pests don't get into the house through tears or holes, and so that the area can continue to support your gutter system. You also should consider in stalling gutter covers along the entire run, and look into the feasibility of installing ice and snow guards along the edge of the roof to reduce the chance of ice dams forming in the first place. Do an energy audit of your home (many utility companies offer a lowcost audit or audit kit) to find out where heat may be escaping warm spots near the gutters or roof eaves can cause snow to melt and then refreeze, leading to ice buildup. HOME TIP: A dab of roofing cement can quickly patch small holes in gutter runs, keeping water flowing away from your house until a permanent repair can be made. Send your questions or home tips to ask@thisisahammer.com. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc.This Is AHammerBy Samantha MazzottaCollectingQ: Several years ago I began collecting early paperback nov els. Most had cover prices of about 25 cents and included Western, detective and science fiction. I was attracted mostly by the covers, which could be quite lurid. I now have about 200 paperbacks, but have really no idea of how much many of them are worth. Can you help me? Chet, Albuquerque, N.M. A: Colorful, edgy illustrations depicted on paperback book cov ers from the 1940s and '50s are one of the main draws for book collectors. Gary Lovisi, a longtime expert on collectible paper backs, is the author of one of the better guides, "The Antique Trader Collectible Price Guide," published by Krause Books. It features up-to-date values for thousands of the most collectible American mass-marketed paper backs in three grades of condi tion. As with most collectibles, con dition is extremely important. For example, a copy of Richard Foster's "Invisible Man Mur ders" published in 1945 in the Five Star Mystery series, is worth about $60 in excellent to mint condition, and with wear as little as $6. Q: I purchased a factorysealed LP of Aretha Franklin's "Live at Fillmore West." I paid a dollar for it at a thrift store and think I probably got a bar gain. Kirk, Jefferson City, Mo. A: I checked with several used record dealers in St. Louis, Denver and Phoenix, and they seem to agree that your record is worth about $15. In cidentally, it was issued in 2003. A good refer ence is "Goldmine Record Album Price Guide," by Dave Thompson. It has updated prices covering more than 100,000 American vinyl LPs released since 1948. Q: Can you recommend a good reference for baseball cards? Tyler, Fort Smith, Ark. A: There are several baseballcard references but my personal pick is "The Standard Catalogue of Vintage Baseball Cards," pub lished by Krause Books. It covers more than 5,000 sets and cards issued between 1863 and 1980. The book's easy-to-read listings make for quick searches of cards, and prices listed seem to accurately reflect the market place. At $29.99, this almost 700-page reference is a bargain. It can be ordered at www.krause books.com. Write to Larry Cox in care of KFWS, P.O. Box 536475, Or lando, FL 32853-6475, or send e-mail to questionsforcox@aol.com. Due to the large volume of mail he receives, Mr. Cox cannot personally answer all reader questions, nor do appraisals. Do not send any materials requiring return mail.(c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. By Larry Cox rectchevy.comLLOYDHALL

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June 19, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 9A G G r r e e e e n n I I s s t t h h e e N N e e w w B B l l a a c c k k If asked, "What's your favorite veggie?" you might name that in augural vegetable, likely one ofthe first you ever tasted, as thewinner. You know, the one youhad on your plate at least twice aweek growing up: green beans!You might have had them servedcamo green from a can, or neonbright from a bag ... hanging outwith a mix of frozen peas andcarrots. Maybe, if you werelucky, it was a pile of fork-tenderpods just picked from the garden,cooked with a slab of bacon.Whatever their incarnation,green beans hold a place in bothour culinary history and our per sonal memories that is as indeli ble as Wednesday-night meatloafor the annual Thursday Thanks giving feast. It wasn't kale thatMom bought pureed in a small,fat jar and fed you as your firstbites of "real food." It was greenbeans. The thing about green beans is that in this age of kohlrabi,chard, sunchokes and celeriac,they seem so ordinary, maybeeven a little plain. But that's ex actly what we like about greenbeans, especially these days. Ithink we'd all admit it's nice tohave an uncomplicated, straight KitchenDivaBy Angela Medearis forward vegetable around. Greenbeans are a simple side that wecan count on when we see it onour plate. With green beans,there are no questions, no sum moning up our courage, becausethey taste like home. Mother knew what she was doing when she served up greenbeans, snap beans or string beanstime after time. Green beans arehigh in dietary fiber and a tastysource of vitamins A and C. Justmake sure not to overcook them.For crisp, tender beans, lightlysteam for a just few minutes toretain their nutrients. In the garden, green beans also are highly desired and very ben eficial. As a member of thelegume family, green beans pro duce their own nitrogen and aresometimes grown by gardenersand farmers to improve soil qual ity. Early Native Americans grewa garden called "Three Sisters,"composed of corn, beans andsquash. The corn provided thestructure on which the beanscould climb, the squash providedshade from the sun to retain soilmoisture, and the beans providednutrients for them all. Of course, when we say green bean we are talking about thepod, not the bean itself. And inthis class of legumes there are many varieties, from the stan dard Kentucky Wonder polebean and the Italian flat bean, tothe haricot verts and wax beans(which are not green at all). Eachtype has its own slightly uniqueflavor and characteristics. While the United States grows more green beans than any othercountry, they also are prevalentin dishes from many cuisinesfrom around the world. Fresh,tender green beans are best inpreparations that allow theirbright flavor and crisp texture toshine, like my recipe for this de licious Green Bean, Tomato,Corn and Sweet Onion Salad. GREEN BEAN SALAD You can make this salad up to 24hours ahead, making it the per fect dish for a busy week or asummertime party.1/4 red onion or sweet onion,sliced thin1/4 European cucumber, cutinto thin sticks resembling theshape and size of green beans1/2 pint grape tomatoes, halved3 tablespoons extra-virginolive oil1/2 lemon, juiced1 teaspoon salt, plus 1 table spoon for salting water1 teaspoon black pepper1 teaspoon poultry seasoning1/4 teaspoon sugar or sugarsubstitute1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper1 pound fresh green beans,washed and trimmed1 cup fresh corn kernels (1 ear)or 1 cup frozen corn kernels 1. Place onions, cucumber and tomato in a bowl. Dresssalad with a generous drizzle ofextra-virgin olive oil, lemonjuice, salt, pepper, poultry sea soning, sugar and cayenne pep per. Toss to combine and setaside. 2. Meanwhile, bring 1/2-inch water to a boil and add the table spoon of salt. Add green beansand corn, cover and steam for 3or 4 minutes. Pour green beansand corn into a colander to drain.Cold-shock beans and corn byrunning under cold water; drainwell. Add green beans and cornto the tomato salad and toss until well-combined. Serves 4 to 6.Angela Shelf Medearis is anaward-winning children's author,culinary historian and the authorof seven cookbooks. Her websiteis www.divapro.com. To see how-to videos, recipes and much,much more, Like Angela ShelfMedearis, The Kitchen Diva!, on Facebook and go to Hulu.com.Read Gina Harlow’s blog aboutfood and gardening atwww.peachesandprosciutto.com.Recipes may not be reprintedwithout permission from AngelaShelf Medearis. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc., and Angela Shelf Medearis Hardee County Rotary Club Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Homes & Cremation Services Rotarian Guardians Thank You For Supporting & Honoring Our Veterans 6:19c 0 0 1 1 4 4 H H o o n n o o r r F F l l i i g g h h t t . H H a a r r d d e e e e C C o o u u n n t t y y R R o o t t a a r r i i a a n n s s h h a a v v e e t t a a k k e e n n 3 3 6 6 v v e e t t e e r r a a n n s s t t o o W W a a s s h h i i n n g g t t o o n n D D . C C . t t o o s s e e e e t t h h e e i i r r m m e e m m o o r r i i a a l l s s i i n n t t h h e e l l a a s s t t 4 4 y y e e a a r r s s . DEAR DR. ROACH: Can you tell me why there is somuch emphasis on small por tions for diabetics or predia betics? If you are watchingcarbs and are extremely un derweight, is there still a rea son to limit portion sizes? —C. ANSWER: The majority of people in North America with di abetes and prediabetes are over weight or obese, so limitingportion size makes sense formost people. However, for theminority of people with diabetesor prediabetes with normal orbelow-normal weight, portionsize no longer has the importanceit does in overweight people. A careful diet is important for everyone with diabetes. I wouldbe cautious about the term"carbs," since there are severaldifferent types of carbohydrates.Simple sugars and starches arethe problem for diabetics, sincethey are rapidly converted toblood sugar. However, fruits,vegetables and whole grains aremuch more slowly turned intoblood sugar, and along withhigh-quality protein and healthyfat, form the basis of a healthydiet for everybody — diabeticsand non-diabetics alike. Being underweight with dia betes should raise the possibilityof Type 1 diabetes, which iscaused by autoimmune destruc tion of the cells in the pancreasthat make insulin. Type 1 diabet ics have no or almost no insulin,and absolutely need insulin byinjection. Most people with Type1 are children or adolescents, butit can happen in adults. Type 2 diabetes is caused by resistance to insulin. Most Type2 diabetics have normal or even high levels of insulin. Insulinhelps bring sugar from the bloodinto cells, but it also acts as agrowth hormone. That's one ofthe reasons Type 2 diabetics havetrouble losing weight, since thehigh insulin levels promote fatdeposition. Type 2 diabetes ismore common in adults, but asNorth Americans continue tohave increasing rates of obesity,Type 2 diabetes is showing up atyounger and younger ages. The situation is even more complex than I have made ithere. There are people with ele ments of both Type 1 and 2 dia betes, and even rarer types. Ibelieve Type 1 diabetics shouldbe managed by an endocrinolo gist. Sophisticated blood tests,including insulin, C-peptide andinsulin antibodies, occasionallyare necessary to sort out whatkind of diabetes is present. Diabetes is a serious, lifelong condition that can affect almostevery part of the body. The book let on diabetes explains the ill ness and its treatment in detail.To obtain a copy, write: Dr.Roach — No. 402W, Box536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. Enclose a check or moneyorder (no cash) for $4.75 U.S./$6 Canada with the recipient'sprinted name and address. Pleaseallow four weeks for delivery. DEAR DR. ROACH: Would someone who has agluten intolerance be able touse psyllium products (Meta mucil) without any problems?What I really want to know is,does psyllium have gluten,since it comes from wheathusks? Thank you for your an swer. —S.S. ANSWER: Psyllium is gluten-free. It is made from thehusks of the Plantago plant, notwheat. Psyllium is an excellentsource of fiber, but should bestarted at a low dose and gradu ally increased to avoid bloating.Dr. Roach regrets that he is un able to answer individual letters,but will incorporate them in thecolumn whenever possible.Readers may email questions toToYourGoodHealth@med.cor nell.edu. To view and orderhealth pamphlets, visit www.rb mamall.com, or write to P.O. Box536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. (c) 2014 North America Synd., Inc. All Rights Reserved Good Health By Keith Roach, M.D. To Your Stop by and see why I have won Ford’s customer service award several times. Gene Davis Sales Manager 1031 U.S. Highway 17 N. Wauchula, Florida 33873 (863) 781-1947 www. 6:19c 66

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10A The Herald-Advocate, June 19, 2014 I recently went down to the pay as you go funeral home and made my pre-funeral arrangements. I spoke to a Mr. Greenback, theowner and mortician of the establishment, and asked him quitefrankly, what if I die before I get my bill paid off? He reared hishead back laughing and said, “Don’t worry, pal, you’ll never knowabout it.” We laughed and laughed but to be honest he never an swered my question. I’ll say one thing, Mr. Greenback sure knowshow to make somebody laugh. –––––– Back in the Old West when the sheriff and his posse hung some cattle rustlers they usually played some old Western swing tune. –––––– My cousin Boris was so ugly when he was born they gave him a facelift, and his daddy apologized to the doctor. –––––– What is love? It is many thousands of true emotions wrapped upinto one, however coming unraveled during divorce proceedings. –––––– Billy Willy, my cousin, just told me our cuz Marco had just diedfrom a cold. I asked him how could a head cold kill anybody? Hesaid the doctor told them his nose was so big it was the worst caseof double pneumonia he had seen. –––––– I was afraid it would happen, and now it has. I have recently been notified by the trustees of the bank where I carry the lion’sshare of my financial structure they are no longer a ble to incarcerate my money due to lack of space. I understand several workers haverecently suffered severe ruptures while toting several bags of mymoney. I hope my trade with said bank is not playing a role con cerning the sale of their bank. –––––– It is very difficult for a man to run his wife off. Then in a few days he goes and begs her to come back home, while his eyes areall watering and tearful, looking somewhat like a ca lf in a hail storm. By the way, I’ve done that myself. –––––– I just don’t trust nobody until I catch them being honest. –––––– Years ago when I married Maudene Claudhopper the preacher asked was there anyone there who had any reason why the two ofus should not marry, and Maudene spoke up and said she did. –––––– Back in time if you will to ancient Egypt, sitting there upon his throne be a great pharaoh of his time, who has thousands of soldiersunder his command, who with the tilt of his thumb may have a manexecuted, but with all of this and yet never had a taste of an ice coldCoca Cola. –––––– Throughout time and life, mankind has gone through the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, and now through the Credit Card Age and theBankruptcy Age together. –––––– I believe in giving credit where credit is due. I modestly say if it wasn’t for old-timers like myself funeral homes would probablygo out of business. Jokes & Philosophies With A Little Dab Of Common Sense By Truman A. Thomas APPLY NOW FOR FALL QUOTA PERMITS How many of us hunters are on Facebook? Well, did you know that the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission now hasits own “HuntFlorida” Facebook page? Next time you log in, give us a “like,” so you can stay abreast of the many advertised hunting opportunities and hear about any up coming regulation or quota application changes. And please “share”the page with your hunting buddies too! Speaking of quotas, every hunter knows you have a better chance of catching a monster buck off guard during the first part ofhunting season. That’s why many of us enjoy hunting the archeryand muzzleloading gun seasons — and why we can’t miss openingweekend of the general gun season. After that, multitudinous gunshots often break out, and those mature bucks start feeding mostly at night, making hunting ’em alot more difficult. If you hunt public land, you should know that many of Florida’s wildlife management areas (WMAs) require a quota permit to huntduring archery, muzzleloading gun and all or part of the general gunseason. A quota is the maximum number of hunters allowed on a par ticular WMA. The FWC’s Quota Hunt Program prevents over crowding on such areas and provides quality hunts. Quotas also helpcontrol game harvests. The FWC sets quotas based on an area’s size,habitat, game populations and regulations. There are several types of quota permits, and most are issued by random drawing. This year there’s been a change: The wild hogapplication periods will now be grouped with the other fall quotahunts. The first-phase application period — for archery, muzzleload ing gun, general gun, wild hog, youth, family, track vehicle (aswamp buggy with tank treads), airboat and mobilityimpaired quota hunt permits — runs June 1-30. You may submit one application for each of the hunt types, and there is no fee to apply. One thing to remember though: Unless ex empt, you must have an up-to-date management area permit (or alicense that includes one) when applying for a quota permit, or thesystem won’t accept your application. The FWC offers youth deer hunts on Camp Blanding WMA in Clay County and on Andrews WMA in Levy County. If you havechildren between the ages of 8 and 15 and you want them to have achance to experience one of these great hunts, apply for a youthquota hunt permit, because only 160 kids will get t o participate. Dur ing these hunts, only the youngsters may hunt, and they and theiradult supervisors are the only people allowed on the area. This coming season, there will be family quota hunts on 25 WMAs scattered throughout the state. You must have a family quotahunt permit to hunt these areas during specific time periods. If you are drawn, the permit requires one adult to take one or twoyouths hunting. The adult may not hunt without taking along a kid. If you want to get the jump on one of these hunts, make sure you have the correct quota hunt application worksheet so you canapply for one or more of these great opportunities. All applicationworksheets can be found at MyFWC.com/License by clicking on“Limited Entry/Quota Hunts” and then looking under “QuotaHunts.” Once you’ve completed the application worksheet, you may use it to apply at License.MyFWC.com or submit it to any license agentor tax collector’s office. To find out if you’ve been selected, you can simply log into your customer account at License.MyFWC.com. Drawing resultswill be posted after 10 a.m. on July 8. Here’s wishing you luck in drawing one of these great permits! Tony Young is the media relations coordinator for the FWC’s Divi sion of Hunting and Game Management. You can reach him withquestions about hunting at Tony.Young@MyFWC.com. Outta The Woods By Tony Young Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission Bowling Green Wants To Grow, Waives Building Impact Fees By JIM KELLYOf The Herald-Advocate The Bowling Green City Commission on Tuesday, June10, voted 5-0 to waive for oneyear construction and impactfees for new homes and busi nesses. Sewer and water capac ity fees will be waived, as thecity commissioners want to pro mote growth in the city. The motion was made by Richard Barone and secondedby Sam Fite. City employee Daniel Joseph Petry was honored for five yearsof service with a certificate fromMayor Shirley Tucker. New Beginnings Pastor Chuck Dixon, a city resident,asked the city to buy the oldBowling Green Inn and applyfor grants so his ministry coulduse the building as a hotel forhomeless and life skills trainingcenter. He was told by city attorney Gerald Buhr this could not bedone. City manager Jerry Con erly said the city has no moneyto buy the inn, owned by GaryDelatoree and listed for sale at$400,000. Dixon said restorationwould cost $2.2 million. Sam Fite said the inn is in bad shape, has been vandalized andis not worth $300,000, saying,“it would be cheaper to tear itdown and rebuild. My heart is tosave it, but sometimes you haveto cut it loose.” Mayor Tucker also said the city has no money. Buhr said itwould be illegal for the city tobuy and own a building and turnit over to a church. Conerly said the city would soon have a recycling bin forplastic, glass and metal so cityresidents can recycle. The binwill be located behind the fenceat Pyatt Park on West MainStreet. The recycling bin was re quested by Dixon and Barone. The commission told Rev. Wilfred Smith the cost to have ahealth fair Aug. 9 at Harring ton/Liston city park will be $25.The community health fair willbe held from 10 to 2. Conerly said the city will get the first $200,000 of a $625,000grant from Hardee EDA that canbe used at Centanino CommercePark for storm water, entrance,signage and landscaping. Thecity must get a tenant before get ting more of the grant money. City Recreation Committee chairperson Jean Kelly said 20 more U.S. flags will be dis played along Hwy. 17 for theFourth of July. This is in addi tion to the 24 flags the citybought that were displayed onMemorial Day. She said a canoerace is being planned for July 4,2015, on Peace River fromBowling Green to Pioneer Parkin Zolfo Springs. Commissioner Stuart Durastanti said the new landscapingon the median along BananaStreet looks good. He also saidBowling Green ElementarySchool fourth graders scoredhighest in the county on math,and third graders in Hardee weretied for first in the state in math,and fourth graders in the countywere fifth highest in the state inrecent FCAT results. Conerly said Mosaic has given the city $5,000 to redesignthe exterior of city hall. Thecommission approved to adver tise for bids to remodel the exte rior and add covered parking onthe east side for staff and police. COURTESY PHOTO BY SAM FITE City of Bowling Green employee Daniel Joseph Petry onJune 10 was honored for five years of service by MayorShirley Tucker. COURTESY PHOTOS Suncoast Credit Union presented the WOW Winnerawards at Bowling Green Elementary School's Honors As sembly on May 29. To be considered for this award stu dents must try their best in all subjects, show progressionfrom one grading period to the next, have good atten dance, obey the school rules, respect adults and fellowstudents, have no office referrals, display exemplary char acter, and be helpful and courteous to students, teachersand administration. Each student received a gift card. Inthe top photo are (from left) third-grade winner Ba ily Men doza, fourth grade’s Alexi Rodriquez and fifth graderDenise Moralez. Pictured in the bottom photo are kinder garten winner Miguel Rodriquez, first grader EmmanuelFelix and second grade’s John Browning. WOW WINNERS INFORMATION Roundup Fund-Raisers Help Youth Baseball A series of fund-raisers will help the Machine Pitch youthbaseball team which is goingto the state tournament inMariana on June 27. It beginswith a pair of bake sales, Fri day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. atFirst National Bank ofWauchula on U.S. 17 Northand Sunday after church,from 2 to 5 p.m. at TractorSupply in the WauchulaPlaza at the south end oftown. There is also a 50/50 draw ing on the 25th. For tickets ormore information, contactTerri Mushrush at 375-4068or Andrea Johnson at 781-1530. See Alzheimer’s Movie Here The Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the Alzheimer’sAssociation is sponsoring twofree showings of the popularHBO movie “Alz-heimer’sProject: Memory LossTapes,” showing the devas tating loss of memory from apatient’s point of view. Caregivers, family mem bers and others are invited tosee these tapes on two after noons from 2 to 3:15, onWednesday, June 25, or onMonday, June 30. Choices Offers Golf Tourney A Choices “Golf Fore Life” tournament to raise funds forthe Choices Pregnancy CareCenters which offers womenan alternative to abortion inmaking life-affirming deci sions. Pre-registration is re quested. The tournament will be held on Saturday at the Cityof Sebring Municipal GolfCourse, 3118 Golfview Road.Cost is $60 per player. Reg istration is 7 a.m. with a con tinental breakfast andshotgun start at 8. Lunch,door prizes and raffles arelater in the Caddy Shack. Toregister, go to www.cpccpart ners.com or call 863-386-0307. Planning for ESE Students Tuesday There will be a planning meeting in the ExceptionalStudent Education offices onTuesday at 10 a.m. to dis cuss applications under theIndividuals with DisabilitiesAct. Interested agencies and parents are welcome. Themeeting is at the ESE offices,200 S. Florida Ave.,Wauchula. For information,call Kim Lowe at 773-2600,ext. 259. Eat Pizza For Help Center Eating at the Pizza Hut, 1498 U.S. 17 North nextThursday, June 26, will helpthe Hardee Help Center as sist those less fortunate. Witha special voucher, 10 percentof the bill on eat-in, take-outor online orders will go HHC. To get a voucher, contact www.hardeehelpcenter.org orcall 863-773-0034. _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 252014CA000130 ROSE ACCEPTANCE, INC. Plaintiff, vs.CORY L. SNELL, et al, Defendants. ______________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGSPROPERTY TO: Unknown Spouse of Lesley Lyle Stenico ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 1340 Mockingbird Lane, Wauchula, Florida 33873Residence unknown and if living including any unknown spouse of the Defendant, if remarried and if said Defendant is dead, his/her respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors,and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant; and the aforementioned named Defendant and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendant and such of the unknown named Defendant as may be infants, incompe-tents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mort gage on the followin describedproperty, to-wit: LOT 19, BLOCK I, CHARLIECREEK MOBILE HOME ES TATES, ACCORDING TOTHE PLAT THEREOF ASRECOREDED IN PLATBOOK 3, PAGE 37, PUBLICRECORDS OF HARDEECOUNTY, FLORIDA. TO-GETHER WITH AND IN CLUDING A 2005 RIVEMOBILE HOME TITLE #97316326 ID #RB04AL7887.more commonly known as1340 Mockingbird Lane,Wauchula, Florida 33873 This action has been filed againstyou, and you are required to servea copy of your written defense, ifany, to it on Plaintiff’s attorney,GILBERT GARCIA GROUP, P.A.,whose address is 2005 Pan AmCircle, Suite 110, Tampa, Florida33607, on or before 30 days afterdate of first publication and filethe original with the Clerk of theCircuit Court either before serviceon Plaintiff’s attorney or immedi ately thereafter; otherwise a de fault will be entered against youfor the relief demanded in theComplaint.WITNESS my hand and seal ofthis Court on the 16 day of June,2014. VICTORIA L. ROGERS, Clerk HARDEE County, Florida By: Connie Coker Deputy Clerk “In accordance with the AmericanWith Disabilities Act, persons inneed of a special accommodationto participate in this proceedingshall, within seven (7) days priorto any proceeding, contact the Ad ministrative Office of the Court,Hardee County, Florida, CountyPhone: via Florida Relay Service.” 6:19,26c ____________________________________ It pays to advertise in your Hometown Newspaper We are saving this space just for O O U U The HeraldAdvocate 115 S. 7th Ave. 773-3255 www.TheHeraldAdvocate.com COMMUNITY Calendar THURSDAY, JUNE 24 Exceptional Student Education workshop on applica tions for individuals withdisabilities, ESE offices, 200S. Florida Ave., Wauchula, 10a.m. Hardee County School Board, rescheduled meeting,Board Room, 230 S. FloridaAve., Wauchula, 5 p.m. Hardee County Economic Development Authority,joint meeting with city/countyrepresentatives, Room 102,Courthouse Annex I, 412 W.Orange St., Wauchula, 6 p.m.

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June 19, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 11A PHOTO MARIA TRUJILLO Potential candidates came out in numbers as the qualifying p eriod began on Monday at noon at the Supervisor of Elections Office. Ready to complete their qualifying paperwork are (from left) Grady Johnson, Garry McWhorter, Sue Birge, Thomas Trevino, Jan Platt, Russell Melendy, Judy Wilson, Pa ul Samuels, Eugenia Larsen, Daniel Graham and Steven Anthony Plummer. All except Melendy Plummer, Allen Ellison and Andrew Smith had qualified by Wednesday morning. They and any other candidates have until noon Friday t o officially qualify. In Wauchula, incumbents Neda Cobb, Russell Smith and John Freeman qualified earlier this week. Inc umbent Ken Lambert and any other candidates also have until Friday noon to qualify. LINING UP Carter said the end result of reconciling the $7.25 million inexpenses and determining if thecontract was followed would re main the same. He said Continuum Labs and its predecessor company, Life-Sync, made 29 draw requests tothe IDA since the initial contractbegan in October 2011. Carterthen randomly selected seven ofthe draws to review, totaling 42percent of the $7.25 million ingrants the company wasawarded. Board member Donald Samuels took issue with the reviewchanging from an agreed uponprocedure to an examinationwithout board approval. Carter said it was because agreed upon procedures limit thefirm to looking at specific itemswhile an examination wouldallow the firm to render an opin ion of whether the expenseswere valid. He said he would refund the board’s money and terminate hiscompany’s work agreement withthe IDA if the board chose to. Board member Doug Jensen asked how the procedurechanged without the board beingmade aware. Carter accepted responsibility for changing the definition ofthe review, but said it will ac complish the board’s goal. IDA Executive Director Bill Lambert said Carter made himaware of the change. “Mike did tell me we were making the change from anagreed upon procedure to an ex amination,” Lambert said. “I feltlike the objective was to produceany and all information in the re view.” Chairwoman Vanessa Hernandez then said Lambert, IDAattorney Ken Evers and she re cently traveled to Lakeland tomeet with Carter to discuss thechange. Samuels then questioned why Hernandez went to Lakeland forthe meeting. She responded it is not out of line for a board chairman to in quire about an ongoing audit. A motion was then made to formally change the review to anexamination. It was passed with an 8-1 vote, with Samuels votingagainst it. He did clarify he was voting against the motion over the cir cumstances of how it unfolded,and that he did not have a prob lem with changing the definitionif it accomplished the same endresult. Carter will bring back the draft result at the July meeting,and then the board can decide ifit wants to review more than theinitial 25 percent. By MICHAEL KELLYOf The Herald-Advocate The initial review to deter mine Continuum Labs’ compli ance with the terms of itscontract with the IndustrialDevel-opment Authority and toverify its expenses is almostcomplete, according to the ac counting firm conducting thework. Mike Carter, of CliftonLarsonAllen, addressed the board atits meeting last week and said heexpects the review, which wasordered in December, to be fin ished in a week or so. The board had voted to begin reviewing 25 percent of thetransactions and asked Carter todetermine how much it wouldcost to review 50, 75 and 100percent of the company’s trans actions. He said the initial 25 percent review will cost $25,000 andeach additional 25 percent thefirm looked at would be an ad ditional $15,000. He also told the board the re view was now being classifiedas an “examination” in-stead ofthe “agreed upon procedure” theIDA originally ordered. Carterwent on to say the firm wouldnot consent to classify the re view as an agreed upon proce dure due to the scope of thework involved. Continuum Labs Financial Review Nearing Completion IDA Hires Energy Consultant looking to start or move toFlorida. The company would tryto decide which area would bestserve the businesses needs andobjectives before trying to locatethem in a particular area, repre sentatives said. Energy Florida will also as sist in vetting any potential com pany, assessing both thebusiness’s financial situationand the viability of the technol ogy behind the project. IDA Executive Director Bill Lambert said he would like En ergy Florida to start with threeprojects the IDA is working on.He wants the company to look atNational Solar, BioNitrogen andFort Green LNG. Lambert also said any new company seeking funds from theIDA should go through a vettingprocess. The board ultimately decided to approve the consulting agree ment subject to legal review andhave Energy Florida come backwith a quote to begin vetting Na tional Solar. National Solar is aproposed solar farm in easternHardee County that looks un likely to be built at this time. The IDA previously agreed to fund $250,000 towards the proj ect. Lambert said Energy Floridashould review the company todetermine if the project is stillviable so the IDA can determineif it should continue to allocatethe funds for the solar farm. By MICHAEL KELLYOf The Herald-Advocate The Hardee County Industrial Development Authority hasagreed to hire a non-profit con sulting company to help attractand vet energy-related busi nesses to Hardee County. Energy Florida describes it self as an organization that helpsbring energy-related productsand services to market for thestate of Florida and the South eastern United States. Representatives from the company were at the IDA meet ing last week to familiarize theboard with the group and offerhow it could help HardeeCounty with potential energycompanies. Energy Florida’s goal is to “identify and realize opportuni ties to diversify our economicbase and promote new and sus tainable pathways for economicdevelopment in our region andacross the state.” The group also said it can help improve the quality andquantity of businesses seekingassistance from the IDA to lo cate a business here. Most of the work Energy Florida has done so far has beenon the East coast of Florida suchas Orange and Brevard countiesand several cities in that region. Board members asked how the company would decidewhich area to place a businesses The Herald-AdvocateHardee County’s Hometown Coverage "!!r#"%""%nQuality printing services at competitive prices! Attention: Local Churches & & D D o o n n ’ ’ t t s s e e e e y y o o u u r r c c h h u u r r c c h h o o n n T T h h e e H H e e r r a a l l d d A A d d v v o o c c a a t t e e w w e e e e k k l l y y c c h h u u r r c c h h d d i i r r e e c c t t o o r r y y ? ? & & W W r r o o n n g g a a d d d d r r e e s s s s , p p h h o o n n e e n n u u m m b b e e r r o o r r s s e e r r v v i i c c e e t t i i m m e e s s ? ? P P l l e e a a s s e e c c a a l l l l T T r r a a y y c c e e a a t t 8 8 6 6 3 3 7 7 7 7 3 3 3 3 2 2 5 5 5 5 RODEOContinued From 1A state. In addition to the traditional buckle for first place, this asso ciation awards a saddle to each event winner, resulting in four moretrophy saddles, for boys goat-tying, tie-down roping, ribbon-ropingand as header in the team-roping event. Dawson also took second place in the chute-doggin’ event. And all these wins resulted in him earning the All-Around Cowboy title,and a fifth trophy saddle (his second year in a row). And just this past Saturday, Dawson won the All-Around Juniors Cowboy trophy saddle at the Top Hand Challenge in Myakka City,together with first-place buckles in the Juniors tie-down, breakawayand chute-doggin’ events. He also placed third as header and second as heeler in the teamroping event, where there are no divisions and some of the othercompetitors were as old as 18. He went home to finish packing and grab a few hours of sleep, as he and his family left early the next morning for the Cinch NationalJunior High School Rodeo Association Finals, as well as other rop ing competitions along the way. They will break up the roughly 1,400-mile trip with a stop at the Missouri family ranch of a National Finals Rodeo roper, where Daw son will spend a couple of days practicing. They will then continueon to the Iowa State Fairgrounds for the opening ce remonies and start of competition on Sunday. For the next four days, Dawson will join youth from more than 40 states, Canada and Australia in rodeo competition. He will be competing in five events for two go-rounds. The top 20 in each event then continue on to the short go, from which thewinner will be determined. After the National Junior High Finals, Dawson will also compete in the National Ro-per’s Supply team-roping competition and theRoy Cooper Junior Super Looper roping competition, both held inDecatur, Texas, with the Roy Cooper tie-down roping event beingon the Fourth of July. Last year, Dawson won his division of 12-and-under, but this year he will move up to the 13-15-year-old divi sion. Dawson is taking three horses with him to these competitions. Mudslide, Sister and Tiny are all quarter horses. One of them istrained for his header position in the team roping, and the other twohorses will be used by him for calf roping. This youngster even has his own sponsor, Cactus Ropes and Cac tus Gear. One of the other cowboys they sponsor is Trevor Brazille,through his Relentless line. Brazille is a multi-million-dollar-win ning roping cowboy.Dawson is privileged to work with several NFR ropers. Charles W.“Trae” Adams III of Ona is a frequent visitor to the Cantu arena onpractice nights, and Dawson also spends time roping with JasonHanchey in Okeechobee. In spite of all the time he consumes at roping, Dawson also spends time on his other loves – hog-hunting and fishing. He is the son of Luke and Mandy Cantu, and the grandson of Steve and Leslie Cantu of Zolfo Springs and Jimmy Parker and thelate Carole Parker of Bowling Green.DECISIONContinued From 1A governmental board has the burden of showing that main taining the existing zoning clas sification is in the public’sinterest. 3.) The county and the appli cant (IDA) failed to presentcompetent, substantial evidencesupporting the rezone. In contrast, the document goes on to contend, Terrell, who ownsadjoining land, attended the re zoning hearing and presentedexpert testimony from MaxForgey, a certified planner. Forgey stated his expert opin ion that the industrial park ex pansion failed to meet rezoningrequirements, has the potentialto degrade one or more levels ofservice, and is incompatiblewith surrounding land uses. The property the IDA wishes to use to expand its CommercePark is close to residences andschools, the appeal notes. It goes on to contend “a total 233 acres of industrial uses can not be supported by one two-lane road with one point ofingress and egress to SR 62, it self a two-lane road”; that “im pacts to the community andschools are many — noise, odor,dust, glare, toxic gas, toxicspills, water pollution, illegaldumping and loss of propertyvalues”; and that the “health andsafety of the community and itsschool children are imperiled.” Commercial/Industrial Business Center zoning allows, byspecial exception, the manufac ture and storage of explosives,chemical plants, commercial in cinerators, fertilizer plants andtransmission lines, the documentpoints out. Meanwhile, the plaintiff goes on to assert, “There is no justifi cation offered in the staff reportto show that this rezoning istimely.” Brookes claims the rezoning “is premature,” presents “no vis ible evidence of market pressureto develop this property in thenear term” and “gives every in dication of being a speculativerezoning.” He points to a 610-acre prop erty next to the Vandolah PowerPlant along County Road 663 as“already identified” as a futureindustrial park. “This is theplace where industrial uses(which are not compatible withresidences, families and schoolchildren) should go,” he says. The petition concludes by re stating the request for the courtto throw out the county’s action.‘SHOOTING’Continued From 1A eral months to bring this testscenario together. The exercisewill last about seven hours, frombriefing responders on what willbe happening to the actual“shooting” taking place. It will begin at around 7:30 a.m. and end around 2 p.m. The main focus will be on the type of response from law en forcement as well as the hospi tal. Members of the WauchulaPolice Department, HardeeCounty Fire Rescue, FloridaHospital Wauchula, BowlingGreen Police Department,Hardee County Sheriff’s Officeand the Hardee County SchoolDistrict will play major parts inthe training event. Other law enforcement agen cies and emergency responseteams from neighboring coun ties will also be on hand to help. Emergency Management Director Jill Newman says it willbe a realistic mock shooting,which means nearby residentswill hear gunfire and see policeand ambulances responding.Members of the Junior ReserveOfficer Training Corps fromHardee Senior High will be por traying the student victims.GOVERNORContinued From 1A fined, or undefined, ‘medicalmarijuana’ statutes. They areboth to be commended for theirhard work and knowledge of thistopic. Gov. Scott, by signing thisinto law agreed,” said Pigman. The original purpose of the bill was to help children with aparticularly difficult strain of pe diatric epilepsy, called Char-lotte’s Web after a 5-year-oldgirl, Charlotte Figi. She had areduction in seizures after takingthe medicinal dose of marijuanaand needed to continue to obtainthe drug without violating thelaw against buying it. Along with SB 1030 is an other one approved Monday bythe governor, SB 1700, whichremoves from public records ac cess any information on peoplewho apply for the medical mar ijuana and their medical need forit. It could be cancer, Parkinson’s Disease, multiple sclero sis or a host of other medicalconditions causing musclespasms and/or seizures, loss ofappeitie and other effects notcontrolled by other medications.At this time, it does not coverthose with HIV/AIDS,Alzheimer’s Disease, dementiaor mental disabilities, includingpost-traumatic stress disorder. A Florida constitutional amendment on the Nov. 4 ballotdiffers. “I am not in favor of the constitutional amendment … formany reasons, including the fail ure to clearly define the medicalconditions that would qualify formarijuana therapy and the fail ure to establish a post-marketingsurveillance program to measuresafety and efficacy of the mari juana therapy. … Senate Bill1030 was, in part, a reasoned re sponse to that ballot initiative,”said Pigman. Marijuana is a drug made from the flowers and leaves inthe plant Cannabis. It may becalled grass, pot, weed, tea,mary jane, sticky icky, kush,ganja, funk, greens, bud or justdope. It comes in various levelsof potency, depending on theamount of THC in it. The man ufacture or sale of it is still ille gal. The approved state legislation sets up a registration for Floridaresidents who need the medicalmarijuana and allows a Floridaphysician to make a recommen dation for the patient’s use of theparticular strain of a low-THCcannabis (marijuana) withoutthe psychoactive ef-fects oflarger or different doses andcreated for certain conditions. Physicians recommending people to the compassion reg istry must have additional train ing in order to prescribe thelow-THC cannabis (marijuana),have a written treatment plan for its use and send that plan to theUniversity of Florida College ofPharmacy, which will monitorthe safety and efficacy of thetherapy. It is to be recommended only for people with intractableseizures or spasms due to canceror a neurologic condition whichhas not responded to other treat ments. It must in-clude consentfrom the patient or his legalguardian to put him on this spe cific program. Being on the “compassionate use registry” will enable the pa tient to purchase the “medicine,”which will be made by five com panies in the state licensed tocultivate, process and dispensethe approved strain of the drug.They are in the four corners ofthe state, with one in the centerof the state. The chemical makeup of the medicinal drug will be strictlycontrolled. They will produce itin a low-THC (less than eightpercent tetrahydrocannabinol)form which would not cause thehallucinations and euphorianteffects of marijuana with higherTHC concentrations. The extract is mixed with an oil and administered orally or bya gastric tube for those not ableto swallow. It is not able to besmoked, injected or ingested inany other form. The new legislation decrimi nalizes the use of marijuana forapproved medical conditions. Itdoes not change the law aboutpossession of marijuana illegallyor driving under the influence ofmarijuana or other drugs. Pos session of up to 20 grams is amisdemeanor; more than that isa felony and can result in up to afive-year prison sentence and$5,000 fine. Production and sale of mari juana is illegal and carries penal ties of arrest, prison and fines,especially if sold within 1,000feet of a child care center, schoolor college, public park, libraryor church. Trafficking in marijuana, es pecially selling marijuana to mi nors is also prohibited, carryinghigher penalties, up to 15 yearsin prison. COURTESY PHOTO BY KATHY ANN GREGG Dawson Cantu receives his eighth trophy saddle this year,as the All-Around Juniors Cowboy at the Top Hand Chal lenge in Myakka City. The operator of this youth ro deo, Lise Blanton, poses here with Dawson this past Saturdayat the awards banquet.

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12A The Herald-Advocate, June 19, 2014 By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate They may have been small in numbers, but they did extremelywell. Seven of the 10 boys and 13 of 26 girls placed in the top thirdin their events in the HeartlandOrganized Practice on June 7,the first meet for the summercompetitive swim program. The event was held in Sebring, hosted by the HighlandsHurricanes Swim Team, whichwon the girls division. The LakePlacid Aquatics won the boys di vision. Hardee Swim Team,hampered by it being on Hardeegraduation day, didn’t have thenumbers and placed third in bothdivisions. Look for improve ment in Hardee as the team hasmore practices and more partic ipants. Boys Jayden Burch, 5, and Jude Ford and Wyatt Beattie, both 6,were in the age 1-6 division.Burch led the boys, placing sec ond in the 25-yard and 50-yardfreestyle and 25 backstroke.Ford was third in the 25-freestyle and third in the 25backstroke, while Beattie wassixth in the 25 freestyle andfourth in the 50 freestyle. Noah Landress, 8, and Josiah Burch, 7 were in the 7-8 divi sion. Landress was second in the25 free, fourth in the 50 free andthird in the 25 back. Burch wasfifth in the 25 free, third in the50 free, third in the 25 breast stroke and second in the 25backstroke. In the 9-10 division, it was Boone Pazzaglia and JoshBlock, both 9, and Derek Camilo-Taylor, 10. Pazzagliawas third in the 25 free and 25back and fourth in the 25 breast stroke. Block was eighth in the25 back and 11th in the 25 freeand 50 free. Camilo-Taylor wassixth in the 25 back, 12th in the25 free and 13th in the 50 free. Adam Pazzaglia, 12, and Owen Schraeder, 11, were in the11-12 division. Schraeder wonthe 50 breaststroke, was secondin the 50 back and third in the 50free. Pazzaglia was second in the50 free, and third in the 50 backand 50 breaststroke. In the 10-and-under 100-yard freestyle relay, Landress, Blockand Boone Pazzaglia, both 9 andCamilo-Taylor combined toplace third. The team of JaydenBurch, 5, Beattie and Ford, both6, and Josiah Burch,7, placedfourth in that event. There were not enough boys for the 11-and-over relays. Girls Emma Johnson and Ivy Paz zaglia, both 6, were in the girls1-6 events. Johnson won the 25free and 50 free and placed thirdin the 25 back. Pazzaglia wonthe 25 back and placed second inthe 25 free. Laina Canary and Paige Tatom, both 7, and KayleighTatom, Lilly Edwards and MiaCamilo-Taylor, all 8, were in the7-8 division. Canary placedthird of 15 girls in the active 25-free, was fifth in the 50 free,fourth in the 25 back and third inthe 25 butterfly. Kayleigh Tatomwas second in the 25 back, thirdin the 50 free, fourth in the 25free and sixth in the 25 breast stroke. Edwards won the 25 breast stroke, was fifth in the 25 back,sixth in the 50 free and seventhin the 25 free. Camilo-Taylorwas eighth in the 25 back, 11thin the 50 free and 12th in the 25free. Paige Tatom was ninth inthe 25-back and 14th in the 25free. The largest girls group was the 9-10, with Morgan Dickey,Maddie Schraeder, TaylorKiella, Drew Beattie, AnnabelleServin and Samantha Shack-elford, all 9, and Carlie Knightand Aryanna Buch, both 10. Knight won the 25 breastroke, was fourth in the 50 free, sixth in the 25 back and eighth of the18 in the 25-yard free. Beattiewas second in the 100 individualmedley, fifth 25 butterfly andseventh in the 50 free. Dickey placed sixth in the 25 free and 50 free and seventh inthe 25 butterfly. Burch was fifthin the 50 free and 25 back, sixthin the 25 breaststroke and ninthin the 25-free. Schraeder wasthird in the 25 back, 12th in the25 free and 12th in the 50 free.All the other girls placed in var ious positions in the variousevents. Three teams were In the 10and-under free relay. Knight,Dickey, Schraeder and Shack-elford placed third, Canary,Kiella, Burch and Camilo-Tay lor placed fourth and John-son, Pazzablia and the Tatom sistersplaced seventh of the eightteams in it. In the 10-and-under medley relay, Keilla, Burch, Dickey andBeattie placed second by lessthan a second, and Shackelford,Knight, Canary and Schraederwere fourth of the seven teams. Terah Servin, and Aubrey Bragg, both 12, and HannahFord, Abby Duke, Riley Justiss,Emma McGuckin and RebekahErekson, all 11, was anotherlarge Hardee group in the 11-12division. Ford was second in the 100 free and fourth in the 50 free.Duke was third in the 50 backand 50 breaststroke, fourth in the100 free and seventh in the 50free. Servin was fifth in the 50 free and sixth in the 50 breast stroke. The other girls also didwell. Abigail Erekson, 13, was the lone Hardee entrant in the 13-14division, placind third in the 100free and 50 breaststroke andfourth in the 50 free. Desiree Ford, 15 was the only Hardee girls in the 15-18 divi sion, placing second in 50 back,and third in both the 50 and 100free. In the 11-and over 200 free relay, the team of the Ford sis ters and Erekson sisters placedfourth, while Bragg, Justiss,Terah Servin and Duke werefifth. In the 200 medley relay,Duke, Terah Servin, DesireeFord and Abigail Erekson placedfourth. 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In additio n, if you were to consider a new or used vehicle from us, w e are willing to offer you up to an a a d d d d i i t t i i o o n n a a l l 4 4 , 0 0 0 0 0 0 * over Kelley Blue vehicle, R R A A R R L L F F H H A A a a s s o o l l u u t t e e l l y y n n o o p p r r e e s s s s u u r r e e o o r r o o i i l l g g a a t t i i o o n n t t o o u u y y C C e e r r t t i i f f i i e e d d r r i i t t t t e e n n f f f f e e r r and check any factory programs and incentives that may expire by July 1st, 2014. !"!%"*"') $(!&$% &$# '%!&"! &$*"' &" &&%&$( %%*"'('%&"##"$&'!&* Offer valid through July 1st, 2014. Fort Green News 2%&&))*"+ nr Greetings from Fort Green!We had a good Father’s Day sermon at church, and I feelmost churches preach a sermonpertaining to fathers. Our oldestfather is James Williamson, buthe was not able to attend so TomLynn was the next oldest and hewas only 79. I don’t think thatis very old! Each father wasgiven a book about fathers and aHeresy bar. Brother Steve saidthis was filling their spiritualand physical self. Our family went to Nicholas’ in downtown Wauchula for din ner. Sherman’s son Gene,daughter Julie and granddaugh ter Lillie came up for the occa sion. Avie and Allen Eures,Kaylee and T.K. Hogenauer andSherman and I made up the fam ily. We all had a good meal andlots of fun visiting with eachother. Last Monday the youth were scheduled to go to Lake Dentonand help clean up the yard.They worked hard but got tojump into the lake and cool offwhen they got hot. The ones attending were Makayla Chancey, Kaylee Hogen-auer, Kasie Powell, Daniel andTrey Ortiz, and Grey Miller.The adults were Brother Steveand Mrs. Tara, Terrie Miller andFaye Davis. It is always workpulling weeds, but still lots offun. Like any job, when com pleted, you can look at it andfeel a sense of satisfaction. Austin, Dustin and Tyler Smith went to the University ofFlorida for a three-day basket ball course. They enjoyed it andsaid the Gator coach was reallytall. They had a good time andlearned more about the gamethey all love. As soon as school is out lots of youth begin the old saying,“I’m bored; there’s nothing todo.” K-lynn Simpson isn’t say ing that. She is spending twoweeks in Mississippi with herdad. Elizabeth and Kasie Powelltook her to Tallahassee and mether dad there. Ciara Smith had her dance recital over the weekend and dida good job. Carol and Johnnie Brown are home from a vacation. Theystopped and got grandson Aaronand went on to Ten-nessee to seeMathew and family. I under stood John to say he was ridinghis motorcycle in the mountains after they got there. They had agood time Kyle Braxton had a water melon field across from thechurch. There were lots of mel ons still in the field, but I had notseen anyone harvesting them. Icalled to see, and he said he wasgoing to spray them last Satur day. He said we could havesome for VBS for refreshments.Friday morning Aaron Brown,Faye Davis, Austin, Tyler,Dustin and Wesley Smith andSherman and I picked watermel ons. Any work you can make into fun, and Sherman was willing toshow the “boys” how the mel ons were picked in the bygoneera. He said you just stoop overand get the melon and throwover your head to the one catch ing in the trailer. No one wantedto try out this method! We reallyappreciate Kyle letting us havethose melons. We have 30 in theshade behind the fellowshiphall. On our prayer list are Ila Cox, Pat Albritton who is having sur gery and Charlton Sadler alsohaving surgery. Gary Oden isabout finished with his dailytreatments at Moffit. Betty Wa ters, Byron Allison and DoyleBryan are about the same. Wal ter Olliff is in need of prayer ashe has the dreaded “C” word.Please pray for all of these. This Saturday people will gather at the church around 10a.m. to pray for VBS, which be gins June 22 at 5:30 p.m. Theywill be decorating rooms, thefellowship hall and front of thechurch. Then Saturday nightaround 5:30, the youth willgather for a dress rehearsal forthe Youth Program on Sunday.Pizza will be served to the par ticipants I definitely have a spoiled dog. He wants to sit in my lapwhen I type the news. Does notwant that when I am on the com puter for something else. Ofcourse, I could say what a smartdog to know what I am doing! Charles and Lynda Abbott have returned from a visit toBlairsville. They always have awonderful time and the weatherwas so nice. Please pray for our nation and each other. Frankie’s773-5665Hours: Tuesday Friday 9-6; Saturday 9-3 Now Accepting H AIR S ALON6:19c

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B The Herald-Advocate(USPS 578-780)Thursday, June 19, 2014 PAGE ONE 6:19,26c Come Help Us the NO ALCOHOL NO PERSONAL FIREWORKS Presented ByHardee County Builders Assoc.along with Local Businesses & Citizens of Hardee County Hardee County Government Hardee County Sheriff’s Dept. Hardee County Fire Dept. The City of Bowling Green The City of Wauchula The Town of Zolfo Springs 6:19c withFireworksat duskSaturday, July 5thPioneer Park Zolfo Springs with the musical presentation of “AMERICA ... Of The I Sing” by the Community Mass Choir Led by Tim Davis of Oak Grove Baptist Church Prior to fireworks By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate Nearly a half million dollars in federal and state grant fundshave helped Wauchula plan forits future. Completing petroleum and hazard materials assessmentsand, in at least one case, remedi ation will make it easier to mar ket or promote businesses in thelocal community, commentedJessica Newman, Com-munityRedevelopment Age-ncy/MainStreet director for the city as shemade a report to the WauchulaCity Commission at its June 9meeting. In addition, a historical docu ment evaluation of 121 vacantproperties has been done, givinga brief history of each. The pre liminary report categorizes themby priority, with possible or po tential problems, and includesthe square footage, owner/leaseand other overview informationwhich would be helpful to some one wanting to open a business.The report is available to localrealtors and potential buyers. Seven major projects were completed under the $400,000federal Brownfield grant funds,which were set up to help cities lessen the effects of vacant/-abandoned buildings in theircommunities by clearing any en vironmental issues for a devel oper to be willing to invest inrenovating a property. The project funds began with evaluating possible contamina tion problems and progressed tosoil and groundwater sampling.In one case, additional fundswere obtained for remediation. 226 W. MAIN STREET This project began with a Phase I building inspection andcontinued with the Phase II eval uation of petroleum contamina tion. It located the source to bean old gas tank buried in thecity’s right-of-way in the alley way behind the building. That resulted in additional funding, $55,000 from the Cen tral Florida Regional PlanningCouncil’s federal Brownfieldabatement dollars and $75,000from the state Department ofEnvironment Protection. The tank was removed and area treated for subsoil andgroundwater contamination.Lead and asbestos abatementwere done and the propertybrought up to code. Now, there’s a small tank pumping dissolved oxygen toensure there is no other hazard.It will remain there for at least ayear. There is no hazard in thebuilding as it gets its water fromthe city lines, not the well/-groundwater outside the build ing. The alleyway continues to be a concern for commissioners.Shell placed over the excavatedportion of the alleyway washesaway with the summer rains.The city owns the alleyway as itjogs behind the businessesfronting on Main Street andwhich are a commingled owner ship of business owners and thecity. At present, there are no cityfunds to pave the alleyway. OLD COKER FUEL SITE A Phase I evaluation sug gested further work becausethere had been gas stations onthe corners on the intersection ofMain Street and Eighth Avenue.Phase II of groundwater and soilsampling, using $19,770.72 ingrant funding was completed. The report came up clean, meaning no evidence of contam ination and clearing the way forCRA to resume its plan to builda business innovator there, aplace where small businessescan get a start and eventuallymove out to a larger location. AMERICAN LEGION LOT Before the city agreed to a swap of parking lots with theAmerican Legion, which ownedthe lot at the intersection of U.S.17 and Main Street West, thecity wanted to be sure there wereno environmental concerns. A Phase I evaluation indicated no concerns and the city pur chased the lot, which has sincebeen paved and landscaped aspart of the city downtown park ing project. 101-105 EAST MAIN STREET Federal EPA funds, which were set $200,000 for petroleumcontamination and $200,000 forlead and asbestos evaluation,were used when building inspec tors discovered problems in ren ovating the corner unit of theproperty which covers the entireblock. Already, That Sub Shop at 109 West Main Street has ex panded to the west and the JustFor Women clothing shop re cently opened on the western most corner of that half block. The main efforts now are in getting the units on the corner ofU.S. 17 and West Main Streetrenovated. Hazardous materialsevaluation and sampling haveshown lead-based paint, as bestos and chicken or pigeonpoop (which has hazardouschemicals) in the upper floors.These will be sealed off and un used until remediation can bedone when funds become avail able. Drywall, firewalls, air condi tioning, and restrooms are doneon the lower levels and the ceil ing work and rest of construc tion should be done by the endof summer and be ready for ten ants, reported Newman. OLD SCOTTY’S BUILDING The huge old building mate rial store was to be purchased bythe Hardee County IndustrialDevelopment Authority, whichwanted to be sure it was a good investment. Phase I evaluation,and Phase II sampling for as bestos and lead-based paintcame back clear. “This is a good business pro posal and we were glad to be apart of this,” said Newman. LINDER PROPERTY On U.S. 17 across from the Wal-Mart plaza, this propertywill have city water and sewerand has signed an annexationagreement when it becomescontiguous to city property.EPA approved it as a project ofinterest to the future economicdevelopment for the city. Phase I and Phase II evalua tions were done at a cost ofabout $30,000. Samplings indi cated probable asbestos and lead-based paint contaminationwhich will have to be remedi ated and an approximate cost forthat was set for the developer in terested in the property. CONCRETE With the dual purpose of re moving an eyesore and makinga saleable property, CRA usedthe Brownfield funds for evalu ation at the site at the corner ofU.S. 17 North and PalmettoStreet. Sampling came back clean ex cept for a small corner of as bestos. The majority of theconcrete can be removed andtaken to the Commerce Park fordevelopment projects there. Therest will be abated properly. “I’ll be glad to see it cleaned up. It’s been that way since 1985and I’ve seen it out my windowsince then, “ commented Com missioner Neda Cobb. Newman noted that the eight projects, including the propertyinventory and administrative ex penses have used up the$400,000 allotted. “We’ve made some good part nerships along the way and arein a good position to apply foradditional funds. EPA waspleased with our efforts, espe cially the Linder, Scotty’s andconcrete projects. It helps usmove forward on economic de velopment by lessening the costson potential developers andmaking properties ready foruse,” concluded Newman. Federal $$$ Help City By MARIA TRUJILLOOf The Herald-Advocate Administrators for the 201415 school year have beennamed. During its recent meeting, the School Board approved the ros ter of administrators recom mended by SuperintendentDavid Durastanti. These recom mendations are made annuallyby the superintendent. No administration changes were made from the previousschool year. At Bowling Green Elementary, Kathy Clark remains asprincipal and Stuart Durastantiis assistant principal. At Wauchula Elementary, Sonja Bennett is principal andJessica Gray is assistant princi pal. At Zolfo Springs Elementary, Melanie Henderson servesas principal and Tammy Pohl re mains as assistant principal. At North Wauchula Elementary, Tracey Nix returns as prin cipal and Mary Sue Maddox asassistant principal. Doug Herron remains the principal at both Hilltop Ele-mentary and Hardee JuniorHigh. Meanwhile, Dr. SherylMosley will return as assistantprincipal at HES, and BeverlyCornelius and Meredith Dur-as tanti will again serve as assistantprincipals at HJH. At Hardee Senior High, Dr. Michele Polk returns as princi pal and Mary Farr and ToddDurden as assistant principals. The director of Pioneer Ca reer Academy is GilbertVasquez. Deputy superintendent and Management Information Serv-ices director will continue to beBob Shayman. Mike Wilkinson is the direc tor of Adult & Community Edu cation/Career & TechnicalEducation. Serving as director of Federal Programs/Assessment andStudent Academic Services is Sherri Albritton. As director of Educational Facilities and Transportation isRobert Krahl. The director of Curriculum and Human Resources Man-agement & Development isMarie Dasher. Greg Harrelson remains as di rector of Finance. As director of Personnel & Staff Development/Human Re-sources and Food Service isGeorge Kelly. Continuing as director of Ex ceptional Student Education isTeresa Hall. Serving as coordinator of Technology is Todd Markel. All assistant principals serve an 11-month term while all di rectors and principals serve a12-month term. Durastanti said, “We were very fortunate to have these menand women serving the HardeeCounty school system.” School Administrators Unchanged For 2014-15

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APOSTOLIC LIGHTHOUSE UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH 310 Orange St. 773-1017 Sunday Meet & Greet .......... 10:15 a.m. Sunday School .................... 11:00 a.m. Sunday Service .................... 12:00 p.m. Tuesday Prayer Meeting ........ 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Service ................ 7:00 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 & 3rd4:00 p.m. Tues. Prayer/Bible Study ...... 6:00 p.m. CHRISTIAN BIBLE FELLOWSHIP Hwy. 17 South Morning Worship ................ 10:30 a.m. Youth Group Sunday .......... 6:00 p.m. CHURCH OF GOD 121 West Broward St. 375-2231 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 1 st Sunday...................... 5:00 p.m. COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP M ain & W. Centra. Sunday AM Worship ............ 10:30 a.m. Sunday Evening .................... 6:00 p.m. Wed. Prayer Meeting ..... ....... 7:00 p.m. FAITH ASSEMBLY OF GOD 4937 Hwy. 17 N. 375-4000 Sunday School ...................... 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 10:40 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Prayer ................ 7:00 p.m. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Bowling Green 4531 Hwy. 17 N 375-2253 S UNDAY : Bible Study ............................ 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m. W EDNESDAY : Discipleship Training Youth & Adult .................. 6:00 p.m. TeamKID (ages 3-5th grade) .. 6:00 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 ...................... 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m. Sunday Evening .................... 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Supper .............. 6:00 p.m. Wednesday B ible 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. 445-0290 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. 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 MISION 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. IGLESIA PENTECOSTES VISION POR LAS ALMAS 149 Badger Loop 448-2831 Martes: Oracion .................... 7:00 p.m. Jueves: Ensenaza Biblica ...... 7:00 p.m. Domingo: Servicio .............. 10:30 a.m. LIMESTONE BAPTIST CHURCH r1C=>:91@1E581=>:91 Sunday School ...................... 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer ................ 7:00 p.m. NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH 202 Sidney Roberts Road Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m. Disciples Training .................. 6:00 p.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer .............. .. 6:00 p.m. ONA BAPTIST CHURCH 131 Bear Lane 773-2540 Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m. Wednesday Prayer ................ 7:00 p.m. UNION BAPTIST CHURCH 5076 Lily Church Rd. 494-5622 Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m. Wednesday AWANA for Kids .............. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Time.........7:00 p.m. APOSTOLIC ASSEMBLY Martin Luther King and Apostolic Rd. Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m. Englishg Service .................. 11:30 a.m. General Worship Service ...... 1:30 p.m. Tuesday Prayer ...................... 7:00 p.m. Wednesday Service ................ 7:00 p.m. BAYSIDE COMMUNITY CHURCH HARDEE COUNTY CAMPUS 615 Rainey Blvd. 863-448-4012 www.baysidecommunity.org Sunday Services .................... 9:15 a.m. ........................................ & 11:15 a.m. Fusion (6th 8th grade) ........................ .................... Duing all Sunday Services Wednesday Epic (9th 12th grade) ...... .......................................... .... 6:30 p.m. 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 for locations CHARLIE CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH 6885 State Road 64 East 773-3447 Sunday School ...................... 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Worship .............. 6:30 p.m. CHURCH OF CHRIST 201 S. Florida Ave. Sunday Bible Study .............. 9:00 a.m. Sunday Worship Service ...... 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study ........ 7:00 p.m. CHURCH OF CHRIST Will Duke Road 773-2249 Sunday Morning Worship ...... 9:30 a.m. Sunday Bible Class .............. 11:30 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship ...... 6:00 p.m. Wed. Night Bible Class ........ 7:00 p.m. Men’s Leadership & Training Class 2nd Sunday of Month ........ 4:00 p.m. CHURCH OF GOD Martin Luther King Blvd. 767-0199 CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS 630 Hanchey Rd. 773-3532 Sacrament Meeting ................ 9:00 a.m. Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m. Priesthood............................ 11:00 a.m. COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH OF WAUCHULA HILLS (SPANISH) 615 Rainey Blvd. 257-3950 Sunday Bible Study ............ 10:00 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship .... 11:00 a.m. Sunday Evening Service ........ 7:00 p.m. Wednesday Service ................ 7:00 p.m. DIOS ES AMOR 807 S. 8th Ave. 773-4576 Domingos Escuela Dominica .......................... 10:00 a.m. Servicio................................ 11:00 a.m. Lunes Oracion ...................... 6:00 p.m. Miercoles Servicio ................ 7:00 p.m. EL REMANENTE IGLECIA CRISTIANA 318 W. Main St.. Martes Oracion ...................... 7:00 p.m. Jueves Servicio ...................... 7:30 p.m. Viernes Servicio .................... 7:30 p.m. Domingo Servicio ................ 10:30 a.m. ENDTIME CROSSROAD MINISTRY 908 Martin Luther King Ave 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 S UNDAY : Bible Study for all ages ........ 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m. W EDNESDAY : Sr. Adult Bible Study .......... 10:00 a.m. Children’s Chiors (PK-Grade 4) .................... 5:30 p.m. PRAISE 57 – Jr High Chior .. 5:30 p.m. Mid-Week Prayer Meeting .. 6:00 p.m. Kids On Missions (PK-Grade 4) .................... 6:00 p.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 S UNDAY : Generations Caf Opens........9:00 a.m.Kids World Check-In for Nursery-5th Grade Begins..10:15 a.m. Pre-K Blast .......................... 10:45 a.m. Kids World B.L.A.S.T. (K-5th)............................ 10:45 a.m. Worship Service .................. 10:45 a.m. W EDNESDAY : Generations Caf Opens ........5:30p.m. Check-In begins for Nursery-5th grade .................. 6:15 p.m. Classes for children ages PreK-12th grade ............ 6:30-8:00 p.m. FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 511 W. Palmetto St. Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m. Morning Service .................. 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer ................ 7:00 p.m. FIRST MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 1347 Martin Luther King Ave. 773-6556 Sunday School ...................... 9:30 a.m. Morning Service .................. 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 Coffe and Fellowship ............ 9:15 a.m. Sunday School ...................... 9:45 a.m. Blended Sunday Worship .... 10:55 a.m. Wednesday Night Dinner ...... 6:00 p.m. Youth (0-18) & Adult Programming .... .............................................. 7:00 p.m. FLORIDA’S FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH 1397 South Florida Avenue 773-9386 Sunday School ...................... 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 10:00 a.m. Wed. Family Night ............. ... 7:00 p.m. Adult, Children & Radiate Youth Church FLORIDA GOSPEL 511 W. Palmetto 223-5126 Sunday Morning Worship .... 11:00 a.m. Wednesday Worship .............. 7:30 p.m. THE GOSPEL TABERNACLE 810 W. Tennessee St. 863-735-1158 Morning Service .................. 10:00 a.m. Wednesday Service ................ 7:00 p.m. HEARTLAND COMMUNITY CHURCH 1262 W. Main St. 767-6500 Coffee & Donuts .................... 9:00 a.m. Sunday School ...................... 9:30 a.m. Worship................................ 10:30 a.m. Wed. Night Dinner ................ 6:00 p.m. Wed. Bodybuilders Adult Cl. Crossroads & Lighthouse Min. ................ 7:00 p.m. HIGHER GROUND INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY 1258 W. MAIN STREET WAUCHULA, FL Sunday Morning Worship .... 11:00 a.m. Wed. Night Bible Study ........ 6:30 p.m. IGLESIA 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. IGLESIA HISPANA FUENTE DE VIDA 501 N. 9 th Ave. Martes.................................. 7: 30 p.m. Jueves.................................... 7:30 p.m. Domingo.............................. 10:30 a.m. IGLESIA HISPANA PRESENCIA de Dios 511 W. Palmetto St. Domingos.............................. 6:00 p.m. Miercoles...............................7:00 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 Womans Center 131 N. 7th Ave. Wauchula, FL Friday Evening ...................... 6:00 p.m. LAKE DALE BAPTIST CHURCH 3102 Heard Bridge Road 773-6622 Sunday School ...................... 9:45 a.m. Morning Service .................. 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer .......... ...... 7:00 p.m. MINISTERIO INTERNACIOAL Cambriadores de Mundo 704 W. Main St. 773-0065 Wednesday Service................7:30 p.m. MY NEW LIFE IN CHRIST CHURCH 117 W. Palmetto St. 773-2929 Sunday Service .................... 10:00 a.m. Sunday Evening Service ........ 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Service ................ 7:00 p.m. Children Ministries for all services NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH 1999 State Road 64 East Sunday School ...................... 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service .... 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship Service ...... 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Night Supper ...... 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Activities (All Ages) .......................... 7:00 p.m. NEW BEGINNING CHURCH Georgia & 9th Avenue 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. 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 www.ogbcwauchula.org Sunday Caf Fellowship ........ 9:15 a.m. Bible Study for All Ages ...... 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m. Adult Choir Rehearsal .......... 4:30 p.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Kid & Youth Snack Supper.............................. 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Family Night Events................................ 6:30 p.m. E!!50=7?.!?=5/ Missions) ages PK-Grade 5 E+:?>4->41<593*:<=45; Grades 6-12 E$<-B15935.71&>?0B PEACE VALLEY LUTHERAN CHURCH 1643 Stenstrom Road 773-2858 1 st & 3 rd Sun. Communion.................... 10:00 a.m. 2 nd & 4 th Sun. Divine Worship ................ 10:00 a.m. Bible Study .......................... 11:15 a.m. ** Fellowship each Sunday after service PROGRESSIVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 149 Manley Road East Main 773-5814 Sunday School ...................... 9:30 a.m. Worship Service .................. 11:00 a.m. Wed. Evening Prayer ............ 7:00 p.m. REAL LIFE CHURCH 3365 North US Hwy 17 Morning Service .................. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Study/Learning .. 6:30 p.m. RIVERVIEW HEIGHTS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 1321 S.R. 636 East 773-3344 Radio Program WZZS Sundays .................. 9:00 a.m. Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer ................ 7:00 p.m. SOUL HARVEST MINISTRY 1337 Hwy. 17 South, Wauchula Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m. Evening Service .................... 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Service ................ 7:00 p.m. ST. ANN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 204 N. 9th Ave. 773-6418 Sunday.................................. 9:30 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).................. 11:30 a.m. (Creole)...................... 1:30 p.m. Catecismo.............................. 9:45 a.m. Daily Mass in English .......... 8:30 a.m. SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH 205 S. 11th Ave. 773-9927 Sabbath School .................... .9:30 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m. Tues. Prayer Meeting ............ 7:00 p.m. SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH 505 S. 10th Ave. 773-4368 Sunday School ...................... 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship .... .............. 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer ................ 7:00 p.m. SPIRIT WIND TABERNACLE 1652 Old Bradenton Road Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Worship .............. 7:30 p.m. TABERNACLE OF PRAISE & JOY 1507 MLK Avenue Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:30 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 7:00 p.m. Tues. Bible Stdy. & Child Train .................... 7:00 p.m. Friday Prayer Service ............ 7:00 p.m. WAUCHULA CHURCH OF GOD 1543 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. 773-0199 Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:15 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m. Wed. Night Fam. Training .... 7:30 p.m. Thurs. Youth Bible Study ...... 7:00 p.m. Friday Night Worship ............ 7:30 p.m. WAUCHULA HILLS HARVEST TEMPLE ASSEMBLY OF GOD 210 Anderson Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m. Church.................................. 10:00 a.m. Youth Service ........................ 6:00 p.m. Evening Service ......... ........... 7:00 p.m. Wednesday Service ................ 7:30 p.m. WAUCHULA HILLS SPANISH CHURCH OF GOD 1000 Stansfield Rd. Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Prayer ...................... 7:30 p.m. Thursday Worship .................. 7:30 p.m. Saturday Worship .................. 7:30 p.m. WAUCHULA REVIVAL CENTER (Full Gospel) 501 N. 9th Ave. Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m. Youth & Child. Church .......... 6:00 p.m. Evening Worship .................. 7:00 p.m. Wed. Bible Study .................. 7:00 p.m. Men’s Fri. Prayer .................. 7:00 p.m. 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. 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. BOWLING GREEN BOWLING GREEN ONA WAUCHULA WAUCHULA WAUCHULA WAUCHULA Peace River GrowersWholesale Nursery Donnis & Kathy BarberHwy. 66 EastP.O. Box 760 (863) 735-0470 Zolfo Springs, FL — Schedule of Weekly Services — ZOLFO SPRINGS ZOLFO SPRINGS Printed as a Public Service by The Herald-Advocate Wauchula, Florida Deadline: Thursday 5 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 #1-<%>En Sunday Morning Worship .... 10:00 a.m. Sunday Night Worship .......... 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Service ................ 7:30 p.m. GARDNER BAPTIST CHURCH South Hwy. 17 494-5456 Sunday School .................... 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship ................ 11:00 a.m. Wednesday Prayer ................ 7:00 p.m. LIFE CHANGING WORSHIP CENTER 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. Worship................................ 11:00 a.m. Evening.................................. 1:00 p.m. Wed. Bible & Prayer Meet....7:00 p.m. NEW VISION WORSHIP CENTER 64 E. & School House Road Church 735-8585 Childcare 735-8586 Morning Worship ................ 10:00 a.m. Children’s Church ................ 10:00 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m. Wed. Youth & F.T.H. ............ 7:00 p.m. PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF GOD FAITH TEMPLE Oak Street Sunday Worship .................. 10:00 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 7:00 p.m. Tuesday Worship .................. 7:30 p.m. Thursday Worship .................. 7:30 p.m. Saturday Worship .................. 7:30 p.m. PRIMERA MISSION BAUTISTA HISPANA 518 8th Ave. E. Escuela Dominical .............. 10:00 a.m. Servicio del Domingo .......... 11:00 a.m. .............................................. 7:00 p.m. Servicio del Miercoles .......... 7:30 p.m. PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH Pioneer Park 2nd Sunday .......................... 10:30 a.m. Evening Service ................... 6:30 p.m. 5th Sunday ............................ 6:00 p.m. REALITY RANCH COWBOY FELLOWSHIP 2-1/2 Miles east of Zolfo Springs on Hwy. 66 863-781-1578 Sunday Service .................... 11:00 a.m. ST. PAUL’S MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 3676 U.S. Hwy. 17 South 735-0636 Sunday School . ................ 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship ...................... 11 a.m. Wed. Prayer Service .............. 7:00 p.m. SAN ALFONSO MISSION 3027 Schoolhouse Lane Domingo, Misa en Espano .. 10:00 a.m. Catecismo............................ 11:00 a.m. SPANISH MISSION 735-8025 Escuela Dominica . ........ 10:00 a.m. Servicio................................ 11:00 a.m. Pioneer Club .......................... 6:30 p.m. Servicio de la Noche ............ 7:00 p.m. Mierecoles Merienda ............ 6:00 p.m. Servicio.................................. 8:00 p.m. Sabado Liga de Jovenes ........ 5:00 p.m. C C o o m m e e W W o o r r s s h h i i p p W W i i t t h h U U s s 2B The Herald-Advocate, June 19, 2014

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June 19, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 3B —Hardee Living— COURTESY PHOTO Mr. and Mrs. Devin Lawrence Arianne J. Paul of Arcadia and Devin G. Lawrence of Wauchulaexchanged wedding vows onSaturday, March 29. The bride is the daughter of Hector and Terry Herrera of Ar cadia. The groom is the son ofDavid and Alica Lawrence ofArcadia. The couple were married in a sunset ceremony on the beach atthe Boca Grande Lighthouse.Officiating was the Rev. JerryWaters. The bride was given in mar riage by her father. Tara Cloptonof Punta Gorda served as hermaid of honor. The groom was tended by best man Daniel Price of Tampa. A reception dinner was held following the ceremony at TheFishery in Placida. The newlyweds then enjoyed a honeymoon in Boca Grande. They are now making their home in Wauchula. The bride is a 2010 graduate of Florida Gulf Coast Univer-sity with a Bachelor of Arts de gree in environmental studies.She is employed at Toxin Tech nology Lab in Sarasota. The groom is a 2011 graduate of Florida Gulf Coast Univers-ity, also with a Bachelor of Artsdegree in environmental studies.He is employed by Mosaic inWauchula. Arianne Paul Becomes The Bride of Devin Lawrence Spears Dusty SpearsEarns DegreeIn Engineering Dustin “Dusty” Spears has re ceived a Bachelor of Science inCivil Engineering from FloridaGulf Coast University in FortMyers. FGCU President Wilson G. Bradshaw bestowed degrees ongraduating students during com mencement services held on Fri day, May 10. Spears, a 2009 graduate of Hardee Senior High School, isthe son of Barbara Spears Paughand James Paugh of BowlingGreen. He is the grandson ofSam Spears of Bowling Green. Following graduation, Spears plans to seek a career as a roadand bridge inspector and even tually pursue a Professional En gineer license. Florida Gulf Coast University is one of the youngest state uni versities and is accredited by theSouthern Association of Col leges & Schools Commis-sionon Colleges to award associate,baccalaureate, master, and doc toral degrees. Further, the BS Bioengineering, BS Civil Engineering andBS Environmental Engineeringprograms at FGCU are accred ited by the Engineering Accre-ditation Commission of theAccreditation Board for En-gi neering & Technology. PHOTO BY TRAYCE DANIELS On Friday, May 30, First National Bank of Wauchula honored vic e president Joel Humphreys who retired after working at the bank for 39 years. Custom ers and staff were invited to say goodbye, stop for a visit and have some finger foods. Pictured are Humphreys and bank president Rick Justice. JOEL HUMPHREYS RETIRES PHOTOBY JIM KELLY State Sen. Denise Grimsley and State Rep. Ben Albritton on Tuesday, June 1 0, spoke to the Wauchula Kiwanis Club at Java Cafe about improving foster care i n Florida. Grimsley said there have been 477 deaths in Florida of young children in foster c are in the past five years from abuse and neglect. The deaths occurred after the Florida Depa rtment of Children and Families investigated their domestic circumstances, wrot e Fred Grimm of the Miami Herald. Domestic violence, mental health issues and substanc e abuse by adults led to the deaths in most circumstances. “We need more loving foster families in Florida and Hardee County and more adoptive families,” said Grims ley. Albritton said he went to Tallahassee 3 1/2 years ago with the goals of helping agric ulture and bringing resources to Hardee County but has found and added interest in foster child ren. He said most foster children in Florida receive good care. He helped pass a b ill to make it easier for foster children to make trips and to get a driver’s license. He encourages churches to help foster children. From left are club president Lizette Ortega, Denise Grimsley and Ben Albritton. 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4B The Herald-Advocate, June 19, 2014 Q: Can you please tell me when "Witches of East End"will return? Also, do you haveany spoilers for me? —Gina R., via email A: You don't have to wait much longer. The supernaturaldrama that centers on the lives ofthe Beauchamp witches (Joanna,Freya, Ingrid and Wendy) willreturn for a 13-episode secondseason on Wednesday, July 9, at9/8c. I spoke with Eric Winter,who plays thedashing DashGardiner. Atthe end of sea son one, Dashhad his heartbroken byFreya and hispreviously un known warlock powers returnedto him upon the death of hismother, Penelope (played by Vir ginia Madsen). Eric gave mesome hints about season two, themain one being to look for adarker, ticked-off Dash this sea son. "I thought that my brother and I were very underused last year.I'm happy to see that this year weare being used, I think, more cor rectly -you're going to get anice well-rounded cast and inter action of story lines now. Thissecond season, there is a massivechange in character for Dash; hedoes a complete 180. For me,personally, it's a much more ex citing role to play. Last year setsomething up, and it was neededto tell the story, but it played onlong enough, and I'm excited toexplore more of Dash this sea son." Eric also told me about the ad dition of Christian Cooke, asFredrick Beauchamp (Joanna'sson, who until now had been inAsgard): "He definitely brings a nice strong, edgy young energyto the show. There's a bit of ten sion between him and AuntWendy, and also in forming a re lationship with his sisters. It def initely adds a nice additionallayer to that family dynamic --having that male energy thrownin there out of nowhere, whenthey didn't know it existed." Q: Will "Downton Abbey" ever come back? —Hope M., via email A: The popular Masterpiece Classic period drama — whichairs on ITV in England and onPBS in the U.S. — will return fora fifth season in January 2015. Itdoes air first across the pond(which should be sometime thisfall), so try to stay away fromspoilers, if you can, until it airshere in America. READERS: It's time to an nounce the fate of your favorite(or not-so-favorite) Fox showsfrom the 2013-14 season. Keepon reading to see whether yourshow has been renewed or can celed (or has ended its run) forthe 2014-15 season. Good newsfirst — the renewed shows are:"American Idol," "Bob's Burg ers," "Bones," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "Family Guy," "TheFollowing," "Glee," "Hell'sKitchen," "Masterchef Junior,""The Mindy Project," "NewGirl," "The Simpsons" and"Sleepy Hollow." Shows thathave been canceled or are endingtheir run are: "Almost Human,""American Dad" (which is mov ing to TBS), "Dads," "Enlisted,""Raising Hope," "Rake," "Sur viving Jack" and "The X Factor."Write to Cindy at King FeaturesWeekly Service, P.O. Box536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475; or e-mail her atletters@cindyelavsky.com. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. Celebrity Extra By Cindy Elavsky KeAnna Teen CompetesIn NationalPageant Aug. 3 KeAnna Whisenhunt, 18, has been crowned Miss Texas USAAmbassador Teen 2014 and willsoon compete in the national fi nals in Tampa. She is the daughter of Kevin and JoAnna Whisenhunt of SanAntonio, Texas, and the niece ofWillie and Bessie Outley ofWauchula. KeAnna is a 2014 graduate of Smithson Valley High School inSpring Branch, Texas, where shewas graduated last week withhonors. She also recently re ceived the Presidential MeritAward for Community Servicefrom President Barack Obama. The USA Ambassador Pageant is a charity-driven organi zation that promotes successthrough leadership, integrity,character and confidence intoday’s young women. As MissTexas, KeAnna will compete inthe USA Ambassador Nationalsto be held July 30 through Aug.3 in Tampa. KeAnna has been accepted at Texas A&M University in Cor pus Christi, Texas, where sheplans to major in communica tions/journalism. New Arrivals ONE BLUE, NO PINK Mr. and Mrs. Joey Lee McVay of Sebring, a seven-poundthree-ounce son, Connor JaceMcVay, born May 30, 2014, atHighlands Regional MedicalCenter in Sebring. Mrs. McVayis the former Jessica DianeBivens. Maternal grandparentsare Robert and Lisa Bivens ofZolfo Springs. Maternal great-grandparents are Fay Goodwinof Bowling Green and the lateWilliam Goodwin Sr. Paternalgrandparents are Jerry and Car olyn McVay of Wauchula. Pater nal great-grandparents, Coy andDorthy Archer of Tennessee, aredeceased. ––––– Birth announcements will bepublished free of charge withinthree months of the date of birth.A photo of the infant—as a new born only—may be added at nocost. Any other photo of the babywill cost $15. 6/19/2014 Sun Data Rise: 6:31 AM Set: 8:24 PM Day Length 13 hrs. 53 mins. Moon Data Rise: 1:00 AM Set: 1:25 PM Overhead: 7:11 AM Underfoot: 7:35 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 50% percent last 50% Last Quarter Major Times 7:11 AM 9:11 AM 7:35 PM 9:35 PM Minor Times 1:00 AM 2:00 AM 1:25 PM 2:25 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average+ Time Zone UTC: -4 6/20/2014 Sun Data Rise: 6:32 AM Set: 8:25 PM Day Length 13 hrs. 53 mins. Moon Data Rise: 1:41 AM Set: 2:24 PM Overhead: 8:01 AM Underfoot: 8:26 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 40% percent waning 40% Waning Crescent Major Times 8:01 AM -10:01 AM 8:26 PM 10:26 PM Minor Times 1:41 AM 2:41 AM 2:24 PM 3:24 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -4 6/21/2014 Sun Data Rise: 6:32 AM Set: 8:25 PM Day Length 13 hrs. 53 mins. Moon Data Rise: 2:20 AM Set: 3:23 PM Overhead: 8:51 AM Underfoot: 9:15 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 30% percent waning 30% Waning Crescent Major Times 8:51 AM -10:51 AM 9:15 PM 11:15 PM Minor Times 2:20 AM 3:20 AM 3:23 PM 4:23 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average+ Time Zone UTC: -4 6/22/2014 Sun Data Rise: 6:32 AM Set: 8:25 PM Day Length 13 hrs. 53 mins. Moon Data Rise: 3:02 AM Set: 4:20 PM Overhead: 9:40 AM Underfoot:10:05 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 21% percent waning 21% Waning Crescent Major Times 9:40 AM -11:40 AM 10:05 PM-12:05 AM Minor Times 3:02 AM 4:02 AM 4:20 PM 5:20 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -4 6/23/2014 Sun Data Rise: 6:32 AM Set: 8:25 PM Day Length 13 hrs. 53 mins. Moon Data Rise: 3:44 AM Set: 5:17 PM Overhead:10:30 AM Underfoot:10:55 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 13% percent waning 13% Waning Crescent Major Times 10:30 AM-12:30 PM10:55 PM-12:55 AM Minor Times 3:44 AM 4:44 AM 5:17 PM 6:17 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -4 6/24/2014 Sun Data Rise: 6:33 AM Set: 8:25 PM Day Length 13 hrs. 52 mins. Moon Data Rise: 4:28 AM Set: 6:11 PM Overhead: 11:20 AM Underfoot:11:45 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 7% percent waning 7% Waning Crescent Major Times 11:20 AM 1:20 PM11:45 PM 1:45 AM Minor Times 4:28 AM 5:28 AM 6:11 PM 7:11 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Good day of Hunting or Fishing Good Time Zone UTC: -4 6/25/2014 Sun Data Rise: 6:33 AM Set: 8:26 PM Day Length 13 hrs. 53 mins. Moon Data Rise: 5:16 AM Set: 7:04 PM Overhead: 12:10 PM Underfoot: --:-Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 3% percent waning 3% Waning Crescent Major Times --:---:-12:10 PM 2:10 PM Minor Times 5:16 AM 6:16 AM 7:04 PM 8:04 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Better day of Hunting or Fishing Better Time Zone UTC: -4 6/26/2014 Sun Data Rise: 6:33 AM Set: 8:26 PM Day Length 13 hrs. 53 mins. Moon Data Rise: 6:04 AM Set: 7:53 PM Overhead: 1:00 PM Underfoot:12:35 AM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 0% percent waning 0% Waning Crescent Major Times 12:35 AM -2:35 AM 1:00 PM 3:00 PM Minor Times 6:04 AM 7:04 AM 7:53 PM 8:53 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Best day of Hunting or Fishing Best Time Zone UTC: -4 Solunar Forecast TrainStaffFor Free Thanks to a grant award from Wells Fargo, CareerSourceHeartland has collaborated withSouth Florida State College tooffer employee developmentand training to local businesses. Through this special grant funding, and as a result of em ployer “listening sessions” spon sored by CareerSourceHeartland and conductedthroughout the tri-county regionlast year, a variety of workshopshave been designed to upgradethe skill sets of your currentstaff, keeping them motivatedand your business humming! Classes on Microsoft Word, Excel and QuickBooks, as wellas Customer Service and Lead ership are being offered throughthe end of June. All classes are at no cost to you. For dates, times and locations, call (863) 784-7034. To registercall (863) 784-7405 or visit theEmployers Corner on the Ca reerSource Heartland website atcareersourceheartland.com. 100thBirthday Open House Sunday, June 29, 2014 3:00-5:00 P.M. Whitefield Crews’ Home 2415 CR 664, West Bowling Green, Florida 33834To God be the GloryVerna Whitfield CrewsFriends and Relatives, You are cordially invited to help us celebrate soc6:19p www.jazzercise.com Jazzercise Heartland (with auto registration through June soc6:19c It’s time to “enjoy” your workoutFREE JOINING FEE! DeSoto Home Health Care & Home Medical Equipment Will beMOVINGto 205 Carlton St., Wauchula S S t t a a r r t t i i n n g g o o n n J J u u l l y y 1 1 s s t t7 7 7 7 3 3 9 9 1 1 1 1 s Just For Her nrMnrn r n r1 1 1 1 3 3 W W M M a a i i n n t t r r e e e e t t W W a a u u c c h h u u l l a a 863-448-7170 or 828-808-2990 s Choices PCC offers women analternative to abortion. Providing them with the knowledge they need during an unplanned or unwanted pregnancy to make life-affirming decisions. We provide spiritual, emotional and material support during pregnancy and after delivery. We are a 501c 3 organization and rely strictly on fundraisers and private donors. “THANK YOU” for your support. D D o o o o r r P P r r i i z z e e s s , R R a a f f f f l l e e s s & & C C a a s s h h R R e e g g i i s s t t e e r r b b y y p p h h o o n n e e ! 1 1 s s t t t t e e n n c c a a l l l l e e r r s s t t o o c c a a l l l l i i n n & & r r e e g g i i s s t t e e r r a a t t e e a a m m w w i i l l l l r r e e c c e e i i v v e e 1 1 r r e e g g i i s s t t r r a a t t i i o o n n f f o o r r 1 1 / / 2 2 p p r r i i c c e e ! soc6:19c 4 Person Scramble-$60/per player To register and pre-pay, please visit: www.cpccpartners.com or call (863)386-0307 Annual Golf Fore Life Saturday, June 21 Sebring Municipal Golf Course n960?3/@#.B$/,;381 Registration Begins at 7:00 a.m.Shotgun Start at 8:00 a.m.Continental Breakfast Crooked Hook Outfitters, Inc.1102 S. 6th Ave., Unit 101 Wauchula(Next to Heartland Gold) 863-448-4233 /.%#81*%#8:#-r0-; #341%#8:#-n0NOWOPEN! Hunting Fishing Archery Clothing Merchandise Arriving Daily soc6:19c 1. TELEVISION: Which television sitcom was set at theStratford Inn? 2. GEOGRAPHY: Where is the Bay of Fundy? 3. SCIENCE: How much faster does sound travel in waterthan in air? 4. MATH: What is the ori gin of the word "zero"? 5. ENTERTAINERS: Which famous comedian/actorhad a brief boxing career? 6. ANATOMY: Where is the macula in the human body? 7. LANGUAGE: What is a "beau geste"? 8. MEASUREMENTS: What does a "gill" measure? 9. GENERAL KNOWL EDGE: What is the color of the circle on Japan's national flag? 10. AD SLOGANS: Which company urged customers to"make a run for the border"? ANSWERS 1. "Newhart"2. Between the Canadian provinces of New Brunswickand Nova Scotia 3. About four times faster4. Arabic, from the word "sifr," which means empty 5. Bob Hope6. The eye7. A magnanimous gesture8. Liquids, about one-quarter of a pint 9. Red10. Taco Bell (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. TRIVIA TEST By Fifi Rodriguez

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June 19, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 5B In Other ActionThe Hardee County School Board approved the following items during the 30-minute meet ing last Thursday. All board members were present. The items on the Action Agenda included: The following items on the Consent Agenda were approved in a single vote without discussion: The next School Board meeting will be on Tuesday, June 24, at 5 p.m. in the board meeting room at 230 S. Florida Ave. in Wauchula.The Daniels Family & The Myrick Family ~Thank You~ We the Daniels Family and the Myrick Family wishto thank each and everyone for the love that was shown, the kindness, the visits, the monetary gifts and everything that was donated to us during the passing of our loved one, Linda Faye Myrick.She is up there showing the Angels how to arrange things. That was her.soc6:19p CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSICJune, 2014 Saturday 21st6:00 9:00 pm Don West & Silver Eagle Band Highlands Social Center 3400 Sebring Parkway Sebring, FL 33870Admission $5.00 (863) 471-1737 Floridasilvereagleband.net Dance Dance BYOB BYOB soc6:19p Dont Be Shy, Join In On The Adventure!FOR RESERVATIONSCall Trey 863-832-2102or email kuleanaadventures@gmail.compeaceriveradventures.comsoc6:19cStand Up Paddle Board (SUP)FREE Demonstration (Water Levels & Weather Permitting) Meet at Pioneer ParkThen join us for an early afternoon paddle from Crews Riverview Park to Pioneer Park.(Weather Permitting) $ $2 2 5 5Just Thursdays7 pm CloseK Ka ar ra ao ok ke e & & D DJ Ji in ng gwithD DJ J A Ad da am m N Ne ew wm ma an n Beer Food Fun soc6:19c & & G Gr r i il ll le e 863-773-2007O Op pe en ns s a at t 1 11 1a am m T Tu ue es sd da ay y S Sa at tu ur rd da ay yC Cl lo os se ed d S Su un nd da ay ys s & & M Mo on nd da ay ys s Wednesdays4 pm Close5 50 0 W Wi in ng gs sFridays8 pm 10 pm C C o o r r n n h h o o l l e e T T o o u u r r n n a a m m e e n n t t$ $2 25 5 1 1s st t P Pl la ac ce e P Pr ri iz ze eSaturdays2 20 01 14 4 F FI IF FA A W Wo or rl ld d C Cu up pTuesdaysT Ta ac co ot ta as st ti ic c T Tu ue es sd da ay yandKIDS EAT FREE We have some of the best food in town.Gary Delatorre Wildcats The Sign Shop & More 104 Carlton St. 863-448-4289 Custom: Signs, Banners, Windows Decals, Tags, Tumblers, & MoreFrom Work Shirts to Jerseys to Onesies Vinyl & Embroidery SCHOOL SHIRTS SOLD HERE soc6:19c We carry a large selection of New & Pre-Owned Name Brand Clothing, Shoes, & Accessories.Now Taking Summer ConsignmentsMelissa & Doug Toys Now Sold Here Check out our Yard Sale Room102 Carlton St. 863-448-4289 Munchkin & MeConsignment Shop soc6:19cmunchkinandmeconsignment@yahoo.com rectchevy.comROBBYELLIOTT 6:19c

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6B The Herald-Advocate, June 19, 2014 —The Classifieds— ABOUT ... ClassifiedsDEADLINE.... Tuesday noon RATES.......... Minimum of $4.50 for 10 words. Each addi tional word is .25 cents. Ads in all capitals are.35 cents per word. Headlines are $2 a line.Blind ad box numbers are $3 extra. BILLING........ Ads must be pre-paid. CLASSIFICATIONS: AgricultureMobile HomesAppliancesNoticesAutomobilePersonalBoatsPetsFurniturePlants/ProduceGunsReal EstateHelp WantedRecreational HousesRentalsLivestockRentals, Commercial Lost & FoundServicesMiscellaneousWantedMotorcyclesYard Sales DIESEL INJECTION repairs,pumps, turbo, injectors, removeand install available, 863-3810538. 6:19p 1999 CHEVY CAVALIER, $4,500cash. 863-375-2966 leave mes sage.6:19p SERVICE TECH NEEDED, GatorHeating & Air Conditioning, 863832-3399.6:19cPART TIME GROVE work and con struction. $8 hour, needs trans portation. Ability to measureaccurately and able to lift 50 lbs. 863-781-3637.6:19pWR SMITH LAND Clearing 863-445-0026. Now accepting applica tions. Openings for laborers. Hasto be able to work in the heat, han dle weed eaters and other equip ment and be PROMPT to work.Come to office between 7:30 am -8:30 am Monday Friday to fill outapplication. 3454 Peeples Lane, Wauchula, FL 33873. 6:19c Help Wanted Automotive Agriculture Help Wanted HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANICneeded. Truck furnished. Musthave experience, MSHA training aplus. DFW-EOE. 813-634-2517. E-mail resume to charlie@flori dadredge.com. 6:19,26pDRIVERS: $5,000 Sign-on Bonus!Great Pay! Consistent freight,great miles on this Regional Ac count. Werner Enterprises 1-855517-2507.6:19-7:17cINTERACTIVE CAREGIVING iswhat separates COMFORT KEEP ERS from other caregivers. Ourfocus is on engaging the mind,body, and safety of our clients.CNA, HHA and Homemaker Com panion positions are available inthe Hardee County area. Flexible,full-time or part-time. Learn moreabout a rewarding career enrich ing the lives of others with COM FORT KEEPERS. Apply online:ck381.ersp.biz/employment or call863-385-8558. HHA#299992766. 2013 CK Franchising, Inc. Mostoffices independently owned and operated. 3:6tfc 3/1 FRAME HOME on 2 lots,fenced area for kids, storageshed. 863-412-8932, 941-6272769. 6:19c Houses 3 CORN FED FEMALE Hogs. Must buy all, $100. 863-773-5625. 6:19pPIGS AND HOGS for sale. 863375-2966 leave message. 6:19p ANTIQUE SINGER SEWING ma chine in original cabinet withdrawers, heavy duty, $450 OBOand 4 wheel Kee commercialmower, good condition, 6.0 HP, $300. 863-735-1067. 6:19pANTIQUE 12” BLADE crosscutsaw, Mfg. Master WoodworkingMI. 50 years old, runs. Skill tablesaw, 50 years old, antique, runs.$2,500 OBO for both. 863-7351289 or 863-832-9993. 6:19-7:17p6 x 8 CARGO TRAILER $300 OBOand 1 HP Haywood pool pump $95. 863-832-0680.6:19p Miscellaneous Livestock ADOPT A PET! If you have lost apet or are looking for a new one,the City of Wauchula invites you tocome and see if you can find thepet you’re looking for. TheWauchula Animal Control is lo cated at 685 Airport Road. Pleasecall 863-773-3265 for more infor mation. tfc-dhATTENTION! State Statutes 828.29 requires that all cats and dogssold in Florida be at least 8 weeksold, have an official health certifi cate, have necessary shots and be free of parasites. tfc-dh 2007 ROCKWOOD CAMPERtrailer, 21.4 feet, $5,500 OBO. Call 863-735-8230.6:12,19p Recreational Pets HEAD Mobile Home Sales, Inc. “Since 1978 Your Low Price Dealer” NOBODY BEATS OUR PRICE!! 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH ACTUAL SIZE: 26’-8” X 48’-0” TOTAL AREA: 1,280 SQ. FT. 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH ACTUAL SIZE: 26’-8” X 44’-0” 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH ACTUAL SIZE: 26’-8” X 56’-0” $49,900 $47,900 $55,900 Price IncludesK*5D,@KK*;9BD9>7K*D5@C GIr*nB31491#Krrrr+1=91=9+B19<'E>D1?B41# 1-800-328-1154cl5:8tfc ECnK1H STRATEGICALLY LOCATED COMMER CIAL 3.19 Ac. Hwy. 17 across from Walmart;4B/3Bth main house with caged, in ground pooland 2 apartments; ideal for small shopping cen ter or multi-tenant park. $695,000414 +/Ac in Duette Area; improved pasturebeing operated as cattle ranch; located on deadend road. Call Colon for details. Hwy 17 frontage! See this 1B/1Bth, frame withmetal roof home located in Bowling Green.$50,000 30 Acre Tract! Pasture and woods, secluded andfenced. $170,0003B/2Bth plus bonus room on almost one acre incountry setting; screened porch, metal roof, car pet and hardwoods. $105,000COMMERCIAL 5.6+Acres, 746 feet highwayfrontage; spacious 4B/3Bth residence located onproperty. Call today to see. cl6:19c Delois Johnson Associate 781-2360 LA M B E RTREALTY INC. 105 West Summit Street Wauchula, FL 33873 NEW LISTINGS LOVELY HOME AND 20 ACRES – situated on20 acres of native Florida this property is a mustsee for quiet country living at its best! 3B/2.5Bthhome built in 2002; 4899 square feet, amenitiesgalore, in ground caged pool, one acre pondwith dock. Call Colon to make an appointment.$980,000NEW LISTING! Commercial lot on US 17South in the heart of downtown Wauchula.$250,000PRICE REDUCED! EXCELLENT BUILDINGLOCATION close to town, pond on property.$95,000PERFECT EQUESTRIAN ESTATE! 118 Acresof pasture land, fenced and cross fenced;5B/2Bth home, 2290 square ft., 6 stall barn, stor age sheds, hunting camp, ponds and scatteringof huge oaks. $1,475,000CHARLIE CREEK Like new! 3B/2Bth 2006DW Mobile Home, concrete drive, carport, out side storage; one owner. $69,500 SERVICE YOU CAN COUNT ON DORIS S. LAMBERT, G.R.I., BrokerKENNETH A. LAMBERT, Broker NOW HIRING VPK TEACHERS At Applications being accepted at#$%""863-773-3754 cl6:19,26c NEWLY LISTED!! BRIARWOOD NEIGHBOR HOOD!! This lovely 3 bedroom, 2 bathCB/Stucco home is offered in Briarwood Es tates. Large living room, 2 car garage,screened porch and over 2000 SF of livingarea. Briarwood is the most desirable neigh borhood in Wauchula. PRICE REDUCED!! This 3 bedroom, 2 bathhome is located in Wauchula, FL withinwalking distance to Main Street. Includesback screened porch, 2 car carport andfenced back yard. Priced at $59,900 to $54,900 HOME LOCATED IN FORT MEADE!! This 3bedroom, 1 bath CB home in historic Ft.Meade has large family room, dining room,living room with wood laminate flooring. Ashort drive to US Hwy 17 for access to Bar tow and Lakeland. A large back yard for fam ily entertaining. Priced at $39,900 PRICE REDUCED!!! VERY NICE MOBILEHOME!! This 2005 2 bedroom 1.5 bath mo bile home is move in ready with furniture.Perfect for a newly couple or someone look ing to escape the cold weather up north.Priced at $70,000 to $68,000 NICE MOBILE HOME!! This home is withinminutes of town but feels like country living,sitting on almost half an acre. Interior lookslike brand new with 4 bedrooms and 2baths, perfect for a growing family. Come byand take a look today, because it won’t lastlong. Priced at $59,900 GO TO: HomePath.com for More Fannie NEWLY LISTED!! Come by and see thischarming 3 bedroom 1.5 bath home at theright price. Priced at $40,000 PRICE REDUCED!! HOME ON 2 ACRES BYLAKE!! Charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath homewith a lake-view located just outside the citylimits! Built on Brooke Lakes Dr. in 2006 witha large family room accompanied by a warmFIREPLACE and beautiful kitchen! Thishouse has an attached two car garage and issurrounded by newer homes! Priced at$147,500 to $139,900 PRICE REDUCED!!!! GREAT BUY!!! This 3bedroom, 2 bath home has a lot of space withplenty to spare, kitchen is huge with a move able island. This home is in the very back ofSunset Park a peaceful neighborhood. Pricedat $95,000 to $92,000! AFFORDABLE FIXER-UPPER! This house hasa lot of square footage for a small price, lo cated conveniently close to Schools, Restau rants, Parks, Shopping and other services.Come by and take a look to see what you canafford! Priced at $58,000 PROPERTY! This one acre tract of land isclose to schools and shopping! Perfect con ditions, size and location for a family-conve nient starter home to be built! Priced at$19,900 NATURAL LAND!!! Nice wooded 2.25 acres inFort Green FL. Out in the country a getawayfrom the city life. Owner financing available.Priced at $25,000 702 SOUTH6th AVENUE, WAUCHULAn-rn Gary Delatorre – Brokerwww.cbhardee.com————— Each office independently owned and operated. Robert Hinerman 227-0202 Nancy Craft 832-0370 Richard Dasher 781-0162 Victor Salazar 245-1054 cl6:19c 735-01883505 US HWY17 S ZOLFOSPRINGSMon. –Wed. 10am –6pm Fri. & Sat. 10am –7pmCLOSEDTr& SrDrHILL Hill’s Auto WorldB BU U Y YH HE E R R E E! P PA A Y YH HE E R R E E! NOINTERESTORrCr cl2:6tfcNOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice is hereby given that on July8, 2014, at 8:00 am the following ve hicle will be sold for towing andstorage charges pursuant to F.S.713.78. 2001 Dodge Vin # 1B4HS28N11F569024 Sale will be held at Roberts Towing377 Old Dixie Hwy., Bowling Green,FL 33834. 863-375-4068 We reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. cl6:19c TRUCK DRIVER/RESOURCE RECOVERY OPERATOR Pay rate: $21,434.12 ($10.30/hr.) $29,547.18 ($14.21/hr .) Wanted for the Hardee County Landfill. This position re quires skilled work in the operation of semitruck withtanker trailer, ten-wheeler tandem axle and related equip ment. Must be able to interpret and follow rules and regu lations pertaining to the hauling of wastewater. Ability tomake minor repairs. Physical agility to assist in loading/un loading. Must have a High School Diploma or GED. K A valid FL Class “A” CDL with tanker endorsement is required. Complete job description and Application form posted onthe County website: HYPERLINK "http://www.hard eecounty.net" www.hardeecounty.net. Please submit Ap plications to the Human Resources Department, at 205Hanchey Road, Wauchula, FL 33873, Phone: (863) 773-2161. P P o o s s i i t t i i o o n n i i s s o o p p e e n n u u n n t t i i l l f f i i l l l l e e d d . EOE-F/M/V cl6:19c

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June 19, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 7B —The Classifieds— 1 AND 2 BEDROOM Apartmentsavailable. For more information call 863-773-0123. 6:19-7:17p2/1 APARTMENTS AVAILABLE,Jones Street and Manatee Streetin Bowling Green. $500 monthly,$500 deposit, 863-773-3754. 6:19,26c ULLRICH’S STORAGE UNITS,several sizes, corner of 9th Ave. &Goolsby St., 773-6448 or 7739291.6:19cFOR RENT: ONE bedroom apart ments for women and childrenwith a courtyard in a protective en vironment. Electric is includedwith the rent. Hannah’s HouseComplex, 863-773-5717 ext. 2. 6:5-29c 2, 3, 7 BR for rent. Call 863-7736616 or 863-245-6270. 5:22-6:19pSTORES, RESTAURANTS, ALF,houses, 20,000 sf, rent/own. 863-773-6616 or 863-245-6270. 5:22-6:19p *RENT-TO-OWN* MOBILE HOMES 1, 2, 3 Bed rooms. Cheaper than paying rent.Close to schools and hospital. Lotrent $300. Se habla espanol. 863-698-4910 or 863-698-4908. Call today. 7:5tfc Rentals Rentals ATTENTION! The Federal Fair Housing Act prohibits advertisingany preference or limitation basedon race, color, religion, sex, hand icap, familial status or national ori gin, or the intention to make sucha preference or limitation. Familialstatus includes children under 18living with parents or guardians and pregnant women. tfc-dh ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS,Thursday 7:00 p.m., Grace Fellow ship Church, 131 S. 8th Ave.,Wauchula. Bill 727-326-3816. tfc-dh *** NEED A WELL OR HAVE PUMP TROUBLE? CALL ULLRICH’S PITCHER PUMP For complete well, sales, service and installation, call 863-773-6448. 7:18tfc THE WAUCHULA LIONS CLUBcollects NOT broken prescriptioneyeglasses, cases and sun glasses. Please drop of at 735 N. 6th Ave.tfc-dh Services Services EAGLE LAWNCARE No contractsmowing, Weed Eating, tree trim ming, 863-832-3246, 863-399-8967. 5:29-6:26p CHRIS SMITH HEDGING Service,free estimates, roadways, fencelines, peach trees. 941-737-9290. 5:22-6:19p DO YOU HAVE a problem withdrugs? Narcotics Anonymousmeets Monday and Thursdaynight 7:00 p.m. at First UnitedMethodist Church, at the corner ofPalmetto and 7th Ave., Wauchula. tfc-dh IS ALCOHOL CAUSING a prob lem? Call Alcoholics Anonymousin Hardee county at 863-781-6414. Several weekly meetings. tfc-dhATTENTION! State Statutes 489119 Section 5 Paragraph B andHardee County Ordinance 87-09Section 10 Paragraph D require allads for any construction-relatedservice to carry the contractor’s li cence number.tfc-dh HANNAH’S HOPE CHEST, 226West Main Street. Open M-F, 10-4(summer hours). Some new andused items, including a beautifulprofessional church Hammondorgan. Also several other neweritems. We also pick up furnituredonations. 863-773-5717 ext. 4. 6:5-29c MULTI-FAMILY, FRIDAY, 8 am ? 3790 Steve Roberts Special. 6:19pFAMILY YARD SALE Saturday 8-?5019 Poplar Ave., Bowling Green. 6:19dh SATURDAY, 8-? LOTS of furniture.2136 Ralph Smith Rd., Wauchula. 6:19p THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY,9-2. We have a yard sale room. 102 Carlton Street.6:19,26c Yard Sales REVELLAUTOSALES BUYHEREPAYHERE8 8 6 6 3 3 3 3 7 7 5 5 4 4 1 1 1 1 3 3A A f f t t e e r r H H o o u u r r s s C C a a l l l l : : Travis Revell 'Sandra Miller863-245-0383 863-781-4577n%&'!% "!##"!Se Habla EspaolWE ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS 6:19tfc $ $5 5 0 0 0 0 O O F F F FA A n n y y V V e e h h i i c c l l e e I I n n S S t t o o c c k k ! M M u u s s t t P P r r e e s s e e n n t t C C o o u u p p o o n n ( ( o o n n e e c c o o u u p p o o n n p p e e r r c c u u s s t t o o m m e e r r ) ) $ $5 5 0 0 0 0 O O F F F F $ $5 5 0 0 0 0 O O F F F F H H a a r r d d e e e e C C o o u u n n t t y y : : 152.79 acres 55% improved pasture, with creek.Good hunting, all large parcels in area. On countymaintained road. Only $4,500 per acre. Just Listed!!! 197+acres on Johnston Rd. Im proved pasture. Currently used for cattle and can beused for farming. 3200’+of road frontage. Very nicehomes in area. Open and 90% improved pasture.$4,500 per acre.Grand old home on the National Historic Registry.Could be a show place! Three other homes on prop erty. Possibly Bed and Breakfast and income pro ducing. 5 acres in a great location! Zoned R3. Only$199,000. Call now!!!800 acres +Gentlemen's Ranch. All new buildingswith 3 homes, barn, 8 horse stalls, and tack room.New fencing. Small lake with creek frontage. 370acres of Hermathia, 70 acres in Jiggs grasses. 65%+improved pastures. Good road access and could beused for farming. Also good hunting for deer, turkey,hogs and other wild game. H H i i g g h h l l a a n n d d s s C C o o u u n n t t y y : : 300 acres LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION Onthe Corner of Payne Rd. and Lake Josephine Dr..Currently used for an exotic game ranch along withnative game. Exotic game can be purchased withsale of property. All property is high fenced. Veryhigh demand area for quality homes. Call me for in formation!Po o l l k k C C o o u u n n t t y y : : 450+acres on H Kelly Rd. 65% improved pasture.32 acre Hamlin citrus grove with very good produc tion. 1-10" well and 1-12" well. One mile of Rd.frontage. Currently running 110 head of cattle plus75 calves. Deer turkey and wild hogs for hunting.Priced to sell at $1,900,000. Great pasture and citrus! 211 +acres on Pool Branch Rd.. 50% improvedpasture currently used for cattle with small lake.Good fishing and hunting deer, turkey, wild hogsand other wildlife. Great recreational or get away,Priced to sell at $3,200 per acre. Owner says sell!Make an offer! P P R R O O P P E E R R T T I I E E S S F F O O R R S S A A L L E E Advantage Realty743 US 27 S. Sebring, FL 33872 Office: 863-386-1111 Fax: 863-386-1112 Private and Confidential Listings and SalesVISIT US AThttp://www.erahighlands.com/ OR http://www.era.com/worldwide/Mark LambertRealtorCell: 863-832-0401Email: mark33862@gmail.com cl6:19c Current market conditions indicate that property prices are going up. Inventory on “For Sale” property is down. Please contact me for a FREE evaluation of your property. U U N N D D E E R R C C O O N N T T R R A A C C T T Hardee Help Center 713 East Bay Street, Wauchula Our organization is continuously improving how we serve and meet needs in Hardee County. This means we strive to hire people who embody ou r same values, are active in a local evangelical church, and who are devoted t o a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. In regards to skills, the applicant should be proficient in Microsoft Office and have good organizational skills be detail orientated and preferably be bi-lingual. If you are interested in the position listed below, please p ick up an application at our office, or download an application from our website at www.hardeehelp center.org. The application should be returned to the office Monday Friday between 9:00am 1:00pm, or call to make other arrangements. If y ou have any questions regarding the position, salary, or benefits, please c ontact Jamie Davis-Samuels at 863-773-0034 or by email at jamie@hardeehelpcenter.com The deadline to submit completed applications is Friday, June 27 th at 1:00pm. P P a a r r t t T T i i m m e e P P o o s s i i t t i i o o n n ( ( 2 2 5 5 h h o o u u r r s s p p e e r r w w e e e e k k ) ) C C u u s s t t o o m m e e r r C C a a r r e e C C o o o o r r d d i i n n a a t t o o r r The Hardee Help Center is a ministry that operates under the Hardee County Ministerial Association Inc., an Equal Opportunity Provider and Em ployer, and a Drug-Free Workplace.cc 30 Day WarrantyMotor & TransmissionNOINTERESTORFINANCECHARGES3 3 7 7 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 1 1US HWY17 S MBOWLINGGREENnrrrn Sandra Jimmy Hill’s Auto WorldB BU U Y YH HE E R R E E! P PA A Y YH HE E R R E E! !#"$norn rrnncl3:13tfc Flores & Flores, Inc. !!!SPECIAL OF THE WEEK!!! WAUCHULA – 4BR/2BA CB home with central air & heat. 2460 total sqft, detached garage, pole barn all on 12.2 acres off St Rd 64. Offered at $199,900. (863) 773-3337 Fax: (863) 773-0144 www.floresrealty.net WAUCHULA – 3BR/1BA CB home with central air & heat. Homewas completely renovated with new kitchen, window, plumbing andwiring. 20X20 metal carport in a large fenced-in backyard. Offeredat $86,000 RealtorsNOEYA. FLORES, BROKER228 N. 6th Ave. Wauchula, Florida 33873WESHARETHESAMEMLS WITHHIGHLANDSCOUNTY!Remember, Our listings are on the Internet.Anyone with a computer can access them anytime! After Hours Noey A. Flores, Broker863-781-4585Oralia D. Flores, BrokerAssociate863-781-2955Michael D. Boyett, Sales Associate 863-781-2827 !!!WE BUY HOUSES!!! !!!CALL FOR AN OFFER!!! cl6:19c WAUCHULA SHORT SALE – 4BR/2BA Mobile Home on 2.5 acres with central air & heat. Big open hallway, lots of storage space, front and back porch, metal roof and pasture fenced-in for cattle or horses. Property sits on a dead-end county maintained road. Offered at $135,000 Michael Boyett Sales Associate (863) 781-2827 nrI BUYHOUSES781-1062CALLBILLYHILLAT (863) 773-2128 REALTORS JOE L. DAVIS JOE L. DAVIS, JR. JOHN H. O’NEAL REALTOR See more listings at www.joeldavis.com REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS 4BR/2BA CB home on HawaiianDr in Wauchula. $75,000!PRICE REDUCED! 20 acszoned industrial on Hwy 17.$399,000!3/2 home in Wauchula close tobusiness area w/3 sheds & abarn for your storage needs.$39,000!Commercial lot (zoned C-2) in side Wauchula City Limits.$14,000!4BR/3BA home & Hamlin groveon 20 acs. 2 pole bars, in-ground pool and ac fish pond. $499,000!89 acs fronts Peace River & in Kenny Sanders (863) 781-0153 REALTOR ASSOCIATES AFTER HOURS KENNY SANDERS...............781-0153KAREN O’NEAL........... 781-7633JESSICA PRESCOTT...941-737-6502KEVIN SANDERS..........368-1926 MONICA REAS....................781-0888 DAVID ROYAL................781-3490HIGHWAY 17 SOUTH, WAUCHULA, FL 33873 cl6:19c cludes cabin, barn, 3 wells, &35 ac grove. Excellent pasture& majestic live oaks w/plenty ofdeer & turkey. $735,000!PRICE REDUCED! 9.8 acsfronts SR 64 near Popash. Greatfor homesite or agriculture.NOW$80,000!9 ac grove on Main Street East,4” well, micro-jet irrigation.$60,000!1.3 ac commercial lotw/3,766SF restaurant & drive-thru has 130+ ft frontage onN&S bound Hwy 17. $357,000! CITYTIRE& SERVICE #IK-AGF;M3A>9A-BD<@:E (Intersection of Hwy 66 & US 17) r# $&&#%8 8 6 6 3 3 8 8 3 3 5 5 0 0 4 4 0 0 8 8 # # 8 8 6 6 3 3 4 4 7 7 3 3 3 3 2 2 6 6 1 1 L L o o w w e e s s t t R R a a t t e e i i n n T T o o w w n n “TIRES ARE IN OUR NAME, WE ARE CITY TIRE & SERVICE.”Call Or Stop By For An AppointmentF F R R E E E E A A l l i i g g n n m m e e n n t t C C h h e e c c k kIf adjustments needed shop rates apply. Parts not included. e hine O O n n l l y y O O n n e e i i n n H H a a r r d d e e e e C C o o u u n n t t y y cl6:19c

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8B The Herald-Advocate, June 19, 2014 —The Classifieds— Got a Pool Green or Clean? Need Your Pool Repaired? 5:1tfcCALLCarol’s Pool Service for weekly pool service 863-449-1806 Heartland Real Estate Corp.3200 US Hwy 27 S, Suite 201 Sebring, Florida 33870(863) 382-3887 &'"2+(!&*$rnn3 MColding@HeartlandRE.net n4nrn ,'$3n2 ') !)$.,-$.0'$/'/'01.$!/'0$www.HeartlandRE.net cl6:19c MULTI-FAMILY HOME ON 10 ACRES Built in 2001, located in Hardee County and close to town. $298,000 Call the Lovett’s for more information Will (863) 781-0610 Rachel (863) 381-0051 REDUCED! 2BR/2B spotless MH on 10 fenced acres on paved roadin Wauchula. $125,00013 AC on SR 66, fenced, pond, mature oaks, beautiful homesite.$123,500ROOMY 2BR/1B CB home in Wauchula, fireplace, updatedkitchen, possible third bedroom, fenced yard. $59,00014 AC in Fort Green, creek, private setting.$84,000TIP OF THE DAY: Houses covered by a homewarranty tend to sell faster and bring a highersales price. JOHN FREEMAN (863) 781-4084 Associate SANDY LARRISON, Broker .5BC%19>*CA55CI.1D38D<1$ rn?66935Inr?66935 (863) 832-0130 cell FFF1B82A??;A514G1B82A??;A517A?E5254A??=21C88?DB5B;9>7$195,000MAKE AN OFFER! 3 Bedrooms 2 Bath cedarhome. Large detached garage. MANY UP GRADES! $179,50010.96 ac building site. Scattered trees & well.Fenced for cows. Manatee County $192,500Commercial property! 1.5 ac with buildings.Highway 17 frontage. Price reduced to $199,500Church building! 5,011 sf building. Large parkingarea with street on 3 sides. $275,000MINI WAREHOUSES 19 units $155,000 Commercial building Over 4,800 sf located just offHighway 17 Southbound.$149,000MAIN STREET! 2 story building. Completely re modeled and upgraded. $250,000Highway 17 frontage! LOT Zoned C-2City water and sewer available. $86,500OWNER SAYS MAKE AN OFFER!! Great for aChurch, Civic Club or Restaurant! 4,600 sf build ing on 1+ acre in city limits of Wauchula. Fullcommercial kitchen. REDUCED to $99,5005 Acres East of Wauchula on Main Street. 3 acreszoned commercial. $75,000 206 North 6th Avenue, Wauchula, FL 33873 $$'!#rnnr74#,',%rnnn www.jimseerealty.com James V. See, Jr., Broker Dusty Albritton Realtor Associates Rick Knight (863) 781-1396 Dusty Albritton (863) 781-0161 Shane Conley (863) 781-9664 cl6:19c H HA A R R D D E E E EC CA A R RC CO O M M P P A A N N Y Y (Across From First National Bank) 773-6667 B B u u y y H H e e r r e e P P a a y y H H e e r r e e $500 CouponMust Present At Time of Purchase cl6:19c 7PM F Billy Hill Owner Equal Housing Opportunity Employer & Provider THE PALMS 701 La Playa Drive, Wauchula (863) 773-3809 TDD 800-955-8771 $99 Move In Special through June 30th Plus $1200 FREE RENT (*One year lease @$100/mo reduction) Spacious 2, 3 & 4 BR Garden Apts. Rental Office Hours Monday –Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM 6:5-26cc Mec hanic On DutyF er 3 3 0 0 O7 7 7 7 3 3 0 0 7 7 7 7nrr–116 REA Rd. 1"&1) ".,//%.,* ) .0 BILLYBOB’STIREScl6:19c 18” & 19” T IRES A S L OW A S $1995 954 sq ft Commercial Office Space For Rent Great Location Just Across From WS Bank Address: 111 East Main Street ; Wauchula, Fl. $800.00 Monthly plus applicable sales tax Contact: Elene Salas @ 836-735-0999 8:8tfc BOWLING GREEN QUICK LUBE& AUTO REPAIR Foreign and Domestic Cars Diesel Engines Gas or Diesel Manual or Automatic Transmissions n#@BC:@7593<119 375-4461TERRYMIKE YOURTIREHEADQUARTERS Licensed and Insured Reg.# MV-40625 M ONDAY S ATURDAY 8 am6 pm cl6:21tfc New Tire Changer & Balancer Can Do 26” Wheels Sam Albritton Electri cal Services, Inc.863-767-0313 Office 863-781-0377 Mobile Residential and Commercial Wiring Electrical Inspections Electrical Preventative Maintenance Ground Testing Lightning Arrestor Serving Hardee County Since 1994 cl6:19tfc EC13002737 24 Hour Emergency Service Hearn’s Auto Cleaning Service Car Wash and Wax* Carpet and Seat Cleaning* Buff Compounding* Headliners Replaced* Vinyl Top* Motor Cleaning cl6:19c Hwy. 17 & S.R. 66Zolfo Springs (863) 735-1495 H HE E A A R R T T A A D D U U R R V V E E G G Boundary Surveys –Elevation Certicates Legal Descriptions Will Waters P.S.M.Professional Surveyor and Mapper851AC<1>4BDAE5G9>7<<37=19<3?= (863) 781-2092 4142 Crewsville Road Zolfo Springs, FL 33890 6:12-26c I9<<9ACI)?3;I*1>4I*85<< I(?>49779>7I9C38<51>9>7 Lamar GilliardHome: (863) 735-0490 Zolfo SpringsMobile: (941) 456-6507 cl4:19tfc GILLIARDFILLDIRTINC.

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10B The Herald-Advocate, June 19, 2014 Courthouse Report COUNTY COURT The following marriage li censes were issued recently in the office of the county court: Sergio Antelmo ArellanoCortina, 41, Wauchula, and Crystal Lynn Eubanks, 32, Bowling Green. The following small claims cases were disposed of recently by the county judge: Capital One Bank vs. Margarita Hernandez, voluntary dis missal. Dorothy Conerly as trustee vs. Dawn Atkinson-Jones, judgment for tenant eviction. Capital One Bank vs. Brandon J. Viall, agreed final judg ment. Discover Bank vs. Willie J. Noel, stipulated settlement ap proved. Raymond Hernandez vs. Donald Murphy and Murphy Trucking, judgment for defen dant. Discover Bank vs. Delilah Carraway, voluntary dismissal. The following misdemeanor cases were disposed of recently in county court: David James Mendoza Jr., petit theft, probation six months, $475 fines, costs and fees, 50 hours community service. Regina Darlene Allmon, violation of a domestic violence injunction for protection, not prosecuted. Trerika Anderson, violation of a domestic violence injunc tion for protection, probation 12 months, $475 fines, costs and fees, 25 hours community service; violation of condition of pretrial release, not prosecuted. Felipe Calihua Hernandez, giving false ID to a law enforcement officer, 14 days in jail, $475 fines, costs and fees placed on lien, released to immigration. Daniel Francisco Lara, violation of an injunction for protection by communication or telephone, 364 days in jail, $425 fines, costs and fees placed on lien. Chenaya Louis, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, transferred to pretrial intervention program, return Oct. 1. Dustin Moses, battery and vi olation of probation (original charge domestic battery), proba tion revoked, 150 days in jail, $877 fines, costs and fees added to outstanding fines, costs and fees. Rene Rivera, domestic bat tery, transferred to pretrial inter vention program, return Sept. 3. Patrick Lenard Williamson, retail theft, 21 days in jail, $500 fines, costs and fees. Patrick Baxter, trespass on property other than a structure/conveyance, 31 days in jail, $500 fines, costs and fees. Pauline Reyna, obtaining property by worthless check, transferred to pretrial interven tion program, return Sept. 3. Anita Castillo, retail theft, 31 days in jail, $375 fines, costs and fees. Chevee Leigh Cole, disor derly conduct, transferred to pre trial intervention program, return Aug. 6, Orquida Ashley Derringer, disorderly conduct, transferred to pretrial intervention program, return Sept. 3. Cornelius Jerome Kilpatrick, battery and possession of drug paraphernalia, 90 days in jail, $1,302 fines, costs and fees; possession of marijuana, not prosecuted. Felicia Faith Mawery, con finement of animals without suf ficient food/water/exercise, cruelty to animals and failure to a fine (original charge allowing an animal to run at large), pro bation 12 months, $425 fines, costs and fees added to outstand ing fines, 25 hours community service; three counts cruelty to animals and three counts con finement of animals without suf ficient food/water/-exercise, not prosecuted. Theresa Lee Rodriguez, possession of marijuana and posses sion of drug paraphernalia, 31 days in jail, $425 fines, costs and fees. Kevin Bartel, criminal mis chief, not prosecuted. Guadalupe Reyna, battery, completed pretrial intervention program, not prosecuted. Jermaine Michael Snow, tres pass on property other than a structure/conveyance, com pleted pretrial intervention pro gram, not prosecuted. Juan Carlos Vasquez, battery, completed pretrial intervention program, not prosecuted. CIRCUIT COURT The following civil actions were filed recently in the office of the circuit court: Franklin Mortgage Corp. vs. Brian Keith Staton et al, petition for mortgage foreclosure. Kevin Ray vs. Hardee County Sheriffs Office et al, petition to restore recreation/-TV privi leges. D. Cespero vs. Michael Crews and the state Department of Corrections (DOC), petition to review inmate situation. Rebecca Sancheck and the state Department of Revenue (DOR) vs. Robert D. Curry, petition for child support. Miguel Maya-Segura and Rosalinda Torres-Maya, divorce. Kayla Morales vs. Chris Davon Cook, petition for injunc tion for protection. The following decisions on civil cases pending in the cir cuit court were handed down recently by the circuit court judge: Jackson Mosley vs. Alexis Thomas Loori, voluntary dis missal. State Department of Transportation (DOT) vs. Sanford Hardiman, Robert Kip Atchley et al, stipulated final judgment of taking of property for eminent domain. CACH vs. Cheri K. Wheeler, transfer case to Miami-Dade County. DOT vs. Roger and Kay M. Bowes as trustees et al, stipu lated judgment of taking of property for eminent domain. Myron Lorenzo Refoure Jr. vs. Regina Lynette Ward, order. Bank of America vs. Misty M. Dubose et al, judgment of mortgage foreclosure. Wauchula State Bank vs. Gwendolyn Patterson, judgment of mortgage foreclosure. Christopher Thomas vs. Monarch Plumbing Inc. and Eric Lenithan, voluntary dismissal. DOT vs. Ben Hill Griffin Inc., voluntary dismissal. Margaret Herrera vs. Benjamin Herrera, dismissal of in junction for protection. Joshua Gause vs. Julio Del monte, dismissal of temporary injunction for protection. Maribel Ramirez vs. Silvia Ortiz, dismissal of temporary in junction for protection. Olivia Arana vs. Cindy Elisondo, petition for injunction for protection denied. Millie Johnson vs. Cynthia Torres, dismissal of temporary injunction for protection. The following felony criminal cases were disposed of re cently by the circuit court judge. Defendants have been adjudicated guilty unless noted otherwise. When adju dication is withheld, it is pend ing successful completion of probation. Sentences are pur suant to an investigative re port by and the recommendation of the state probation office and also state sentencing guidelines. Final discretion is left to the judge. Irineo Martinez, use of a firearm while under the influence of alcohol, shooting into a building/vehicle, DUI and discharging a firearm from a vehicle, 152 days in jail, probation five years, license revoked six months, $3,875 fines, costs and fees; attempted second degree murder, not prosecuted. Sherry Castellano, violation of probation (original charge in terfering with custody), proba tion revoked, 18 months Florida State Prison with credit for 257 days served, $450 fees and costs added to outstanding fines, costs and fees and placed on lien. Michael Wayne Evans, grand theft, three years Florida State Prison with credit for 281 days served, $970 fines, costs and fees placed on lien. Jose Luis Sosa, violation of probation (original charge false imprisonment of a child), proba tion revoked, 18 years Florida State Prison with credit for eight years, 218 days served, $400 fees and costs added to outstand ing fines, costs and fees and placed on lien. John Daniels, possession of marijuana with intent to sell and tampering with/fabricating physical evidence, adjudication withheld, and possession of drug paraphernalia, probation three years, $1506 fines, costs and fees; possession of a controlled substance without a prescrip tion, not prosecuted. Stacie Lanette Dees, violation of probation (original charges possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug para phernalia), probation extended four years, $400 costs and fees added to outstanding fines and fees, release to Polk County. Maria Natividad Dominguez, petit theft, probation two years, $1,024 fines, costs and fees, 50 hours community service. Jacob Randall Justiss, viola tion of probation (original charge domestic battery), proba tion revoked, 120 days in jail, outstanding fines, costs and fees placed on lien. Jacob Naranjo, battery on a person 65 or older, probation 12 months, $1,534 fines, costs and fees, 50 hours community service. Brian Gary Sambrano, two counts possession of metham phetamine, adjudication with held, and domestic battery, two counts possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal mischief, 32 days in jail, probation three years, $2,378 fines, costs and fees; domestic battery, posses sion of marijuana and introducing contraband into a county detention facility, not prose cuted. Shane Dylan Shepard, pos session of methamphetamine and possession of drug para phernalia, transferred to drug pretrial intervention program. The following real estate transactions of $10,000 or more were filed recently in the office of the clerk of court: Edna Rangel Garza to Carl Jeffrey and Susan Wilson Fowler, $120,000. Vincent Edward Honc to Walter Uhler, $50,000. Walter Uhler to Ralph Fellin, $50,000. First National Bank of Wauchula to Christopher S. and Tina L. Connell, $60,000. Jane B. Trimble to Daniel Ray Hartner, $42,500. Deutsche Bank National Trust as trustee to Odell Barnes, $15,100. Franky R. Jones to Anthony C. Lee, $110,000. Adan Hernandez Molina to Agustin Torres Contreros, $18,000. New Furniture For Less New Furniture For Less Support Local Economy Support Local Economy Mattress SALE Highpoint Furniture(across from Home Depot)3 38 82 2-0 06 60 00 0 Cash Instant DeliveryNO HIGH PRESSURE SALESMAN! *Items may not be similar to pictures. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED PENDER NEWKIRK th 5:29-6:19c _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FLORIDA AL ______________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO FLORIDA NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant OF FORECLOSURE AND TAXA FORECLOSURE AND TAXATION L AND AND As Deputy Clerk IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS _______________________________ _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FLORIDA AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN ______________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT RECORDS OF HARDEE other than the property owner as Deputy Clerk_______________________________ _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE CIVIL DIVISION ______________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE ING TO THE PLAT tronic sale at ON THE SECOND other than the property owner as Deputy Clerk visit to the courthouse as possi _______________________________ _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE DORA SKITKA WINGO aka ______________________________/ NOTICE TO CREDITORS representative's attorney are set with this court WITHIN THE LATER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A _______________________________

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June 19, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 11B In Other ActionThe Wauchula City Commission also approved the following items during its 75-minute meeting on Monday, June 9, 2014. All seven members of the commis sion were present. The next commission meetings are the monthly workshop on July 7 at 5 p.m. and regular meeting at 6 p.m. on July 14. Both will be in Commission Chambers, 225 E. Main St., Wauchula. DEAR PAW'S CORNER: I understand why I should train a dog to "sit" or "come," but why do training books always want you to teach them to "stay"? Doesn't telling them to sit mean the dog should stay there? Peter L., via email Send your questions or com ments to ask@pawscorner.com. Paw s CornerBy Sam Mazzotta Your Business Could Appear Here!Nancy Davis, Kim Reas or Trayce Daniels The Herald Advocate 773-3255 or www.TheHeraldAdvocate.com _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 252013CA000690 WAUCHULA STATE BANK Plaintiff, vs. GWENDOLYN PATTERSON, ET AL Defendants. ______________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTES CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to a SUMMARY FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND TAXA TION OF ATTORNEYS FEES AND COSTS dated June 4, 2014, in the above styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Hardee County Courthouse, on the second floor hall way outside of Room 202, 417 West Main Street, Wauchula, FL 33873, at 11:00 A.M. on June 25, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said SUMMARY FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND TAXATION OF ATTORNEYS FEES AND COSTS, to wit: PARCEL 1: L ot 37 of Peace River Heights, Unit 2 as shown by map or plat thereof recorded in Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court in and for Hardee County, Florida, in Plat Book 3, page 43. Parcel ID Number: 15-3425-0836-00001-0037 Commonly known as: 879 Chamberlain Blvd., Wauchula, FL 33873 AND PARCEL 2: Lot 2, Block 8, Williams Ad dition to the Town of Zolfo Springs, a subdivision recorded in Plat Book 3, pages 1-27, of the public records of Hardee County, Florida. Parcel ID Number: 27-3425-0750-00008-0002 Commonly known as: 3030 Cedar Street, Zolfo Springs, FL 33890 AND PARCEL 3: The E 1/2 of the following description: The E 1/2 of Lot F, Block 3, of Kayton and Maddox Subdivision, Wauchula, Hardee County, Florida, as per Plat Book 1, page 1-94. LESS The North 60.00 feet of the E 1/2 of Lot F, Block 3, of Kayton and Maddox Addition to the City of Wauchula, Hardee County, Florida, as per Plat Book 1, page 1-94 Parcel ID Number: 09-3425-0290-00003-000F Commonly known as: 640 S. 8th Avenue, Wauchula, FL 33873 Dated this 5 day of June 2014. VICTORIA L. ROGERS, Clerk of Court By: Connie Coker As Deputy Clerk IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accom modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please con tact the Office of the Court Admin istrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (863) 5344686, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN TEREST 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 SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. 6:12,19c_______________________________ The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) announces the following public meeting to which all interested persons are invited: C C e e n n t t r r a a l l F F l l o o r r i i d d a a W W a a t t e e r r I I n n i i t t i i a a t t i i v v e e ( ( C C F F W W I I ) ) S S t t e e e e r r i i n n g g C C o o m m m m i i t t t t e e e e m m e e e e t t i i n n g g t t o o d d i i s s c c u u s s s s t t h h e e C C F F W W I I p p r r o o c c e e s s s s a a n n d d p p r r o o v v i i d d e e g g u u i i d d a a n n c c e e t t o o t t h h e e t t e e c c h h n n i i c c a a l l t t e e a a m m s s . A A l l l l o o r r p p a a r r t t o o f f t t h h i i s s m m e e e e t t i i n n g g m m a a y y b b e e c c o o n n d d u u c c t t e e d d b b y y m m e e a a n n s s o o f f c c o o m m m m u u n n i i c c a a t t i i o o n n s s m m e e d d i i a a t t e e c c h h n n o o l l o o g g y y i i n n o o r r d d e e r r t t o o p p e e r r m m i i t t m m a a x x i i m m u u m m p p a a r r t t i i c c i i p p a a t t i i o o n n o o f f G G o o v v e e r r n n i i n n g g B B o o a a r r d d m m e e m m b b e e r r s s . DATE/TIME: Friday, June 27, 2014; 9:30 a.m. PLACE: Toho Water Authority, 951 Martin Luther King Blvd., Kissim mee, FL 34741 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/meeting by contacting SWFWMD's Human Resources Bureau Chief, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida 34604-6899; telephone (352) 7967211, ext. 4703 or 1-800-423-1476 (FL only), ext. 4703; TDD (FL only) 1-800-231-6103; or email to ADACoordi-nator@swfwmd.state.fl.us For more information, you may contact: 1 (800) 423-1476 (FL only) or (352) 796-7211, Lori.manuel@watermatters.org; 1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352)796-7211, x4606 (Ad Order EXE0327) 6:19c The Herald-AdvocateHardee Countys Hometown Coverage 115 S. 7th Ave. Wauchula, FL 33873 Telephone (863) 773-3255www.TheHeraldAdvocate.com _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 252014-CP-000017 IN RE: ESTATE OF EUNICE S. TOMS Deceased. ______________________________/ NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of EUNICE S. TOMS, deceased, whose date of death was October 8, 2013, and whose social security number is xxx-xx-xxxx, is pending in the Circuit Court for Hardee County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Hardee County Courthouse, 417 West Main Street, Second Floor Hall way, Room 202, Wauchula, Florida, 33873. The names and ad dresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the dece dent and other persons having claims or demands against the decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is May 30, 2014. Personal Representative: ROSALYN DALE MOORE 3203 King William Circle Seffner, FL 33584 Attorney for Personal Representative: J. ROBERT BOYD, JR., ESQUIRE Boyd Durant, P.L. E-Mail Address: Service@boyd law.net Secondary: Rob@boydlaw.net Florida Bar No. 662801 Telephone: (850) 386-21716:19,26c_______________________________ NEGATIVE SOCIAL INTERACTIONS Matilda Charles regrets that she cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incor porate them into her column whenever possible. Send email to columnreply2@gmail.com. SENIORNEWSLINEby Matilda Charles 6:19,26c Weekly Wednesdays, July 2 July 30 12:00 1:00 pm Florida Hospital Wauchula 533 W. Carlton Street Wauchula, 33873 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PNC C/O TC TAMPA 1, LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descrip tion of the property, and the names in which it was as sessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 786 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 Parcel ID Number: 10-34-25-0843-00002-0077 Description of Property: DESCRIPTON: LOT 77 HARLEM HEIGHTS 433P698 200825000368 SUBJECT TO RESERVATIONS, COVENANTS, RE STRICTIONS, AND EASEMENTS OF RECORD. Name in which assessed: ROBERTA PACE Said property being in the County of HARDEE, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Hardee County Courthouse, 417 West Main Street, second floor hallway outside of Room 202, Wauchula, FL 33873 on the 23RDday of JULY, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 9THday of JUNE, 2014 Victoria L. Rogers Clerk of Circuit Court Hardee County, Florida AD No: 1 By: LAURA L. BARKER, Deputy Clerk Tax Deed File No.: 252013TD080XXXX Pursuant to F.S. 197.5126:19-7:10c 4:3-3:26,2015c

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12B The Herald-Advocate, June 19, 2014 Crime Blotter During the past week, sheriff’s deputies and city police of ficers investigated the following incidents and made the follow ing arrests: COUNTY June 15, residential burglaries on Dixiana Drive and on Mag nolia Boulevard, and burglary of a conveyance on Captiva Avenuewere reported. June 14, Tyrone Cornell Augustus, 44, of 1501 Mowatt St., Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Steven Ahrens on an out-of-county warrant. June 13, Dallas Lee Thomas, 20, of 3323 Hickory St., Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Ofc. Scott Heasley on a charge of failureto appear in court. June 13, a residential burglary on Appaloosa Lane was re ported. June 12, Ruddie Lee Lopez, 27, of 2188 Ralph Smith Rd., Wauchula, was arrested by the Drug Tsk Force and charged with re sisting/obstructing an officer without violence and petit theft. June 12, Ruben Angel Rivas, 21, of 609 E. Bay St., Wauchula, was arrested by the Drug Task Force on two counts of violation ofprobation. June 12, Brandon Scott Norris, 22, of 311 W. Oak St., Wauchula, was arrested by the Drug Task Force and charged with pos session of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. June 12, Charles Nicholas Skitka, 52, of 2686 SR 64 East, Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Dep. Ryan Abbott and charged withpossession of marijuana Schedule I and failure to appear in court. June 12, Raul Solis, 21, of 315 SR 62, Bowling Green, was ar rested by Dep. Aron Thomas and charged with battery. June 12, thefts on Mel Bryan Road, East Main Street and Ram blewood Drive were reported. June 11, Michael Douglas Manley, 54, of 1415 Hitakee Ave., Sebring, was remanded by the court on 19 counts of fraud — moneylaundering and four counts of grand theft. June 11, thefts on Lake Branch Road, U. S. 17 North and Al derman Road were reported. June 10, Matthew Dewayne Taylor, 29, of 704 S. Florida Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by Capt. Andrew Rigney on three counts offailure to appear in court. June 10, a vehicle stolen on Hollandtown Road and a theft on Fifth Street East were reported. June 9, Peter Sanchez, 26, of 1149 Cardinal Rd., Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Steven Ahrens and charged with battery re sulting in bodily harm and neglect of child without great harm. WAUCHULA June 14, Kevin Richard Casto, 26, of 124 Grapefruit St., Wauchula, was arrested by Sgt. Justin Wyatt and charged with bat tery. June 13, criminal mischief on South Florida Avenue was re ported. June 12, Ronald Lee Boyd, 53, of 212 S. Seventh Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by Ofc. Jereme Bridges and charged withdisorderly conduct. June 11, Debra Johnson, 54, of 1698 Kazen Rd., Wauchula, was arrested by Det. Chris LeConte and charged with larceny — theft. June 11, thefts on North Florida Avenue, North Second Avenue and Rust Avenue were reported. June 10, a theft on South Ninth Avenue was reported. June 9, Billy Don Randolph, 25, of 3115 Griffin Dr., Sebring, was arrested by Ofc. Jereme Bridges and charged with possessionof marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. June 9, criminal mischief on Bell Street and a theft on North Florida Avenue was reported. BOWLING GREEN June 14, Francisco Richard Trinidad, 31, of 7443 SE Prairie Creek Rd., Arcadia, was arrested by Ofc. Jeremy Mendoza andcharged with failure to obey a police officer by fleeing and drivingwith knowledge of a suspended license. June 13, Rito Melendez Jr., 28, 4620 Maple Ave., Bowling Green, was arrested by Capt. Brett Dowden and charged with bat tery. June 13, a residential burglary on East Main Street was re ported. June 11, a theft on Maple Avenue was reported. June 10, Santos Luna, 36, of 4632 Pine Ave., Bowling Green, was arrested by Capt. Brett Dowden and charged with larceny —petit theft and dealing in stolen property. June 10, a theft on Maple Avenue was reported. June 9, Junior Ray Griffin, 58, of 123 S. 11th Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by Ofc. 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Only projects valued at$1,000 or more are listed. ISSUED Brian D. Fassler, U.S. 17, plumbing, $9,000. Otha E. Jones, U.S. 17, roof ing, $10,700. Samuel J. Albritton, U.S. 17 North, electrical, $1,100. Samuel J. Albritton, Heard Bridge Road, electrical, $2,000. Steve M. Senn, John Carlton Road, electrical, $1,000. Jesse Gattis, Hampton Road, new porch, $15,000. Michael J. Pollitt, Crews Road, mechanical, $4,200. Robert L. Spurlock, Hammock Road, roofing, $12,375. Richie Evans, Diana Avenue, roofing, $6,000. Richard DiStefano, Altman Road, repair foundation,$12,250. Two Of The Most Amazing Bible Study Sites And More visit www.amazingfacts.org or www.amazingdiscoveries.org 6:19-7:3p Your Business Could Appear Here!Nancy Davis, Kim Reas or Trayce Daniels The Herald Advocate 773-3255 or www.TheHeraldAdvocate.com The Herald-Advocate Hardee County’s Hometown Coverage >" Telephone (863) 773-3255 www.TheHeraldAdvocate.com