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The Herald-Advocate Hardee County’s Hometown Coverage 114th Year, No. 393 Sections, 28 Pages 70¢ Plus 5¢ Sales Tax Thursday, August 28, 2014 S UBSCRIBE O NLINE A T T HE H ERALD A DVOCATE COM — I N C OLOR — Grave Marker Mystery Solved . Story 7A Zolfo Springs To Shorten Workweek . Story 4A Birge, Melendy Advance; Samuels Wins Platt In Runoff With McWhorter BudgetsUp ForPublicReview AlbrittonOustsFreeman Show Portrays Florida History 2 VyingFor BGOffice WEATHER DATE HIGH LOW RAIN 08/2096720.0008/2197740.2508/2296710.0708/2395720.0008/2497730.6108/2592750.00 08/2691730.00 TOTAL Rainfall to 08/26/2014 33.17 Same period last year 31.50 Ten Year Average 47.79 Source: Univ. of Fla. Ona Research Center INDEX Classifieds.....................6BCommunity Calendar....3BCourthouse Report.......8CCrime Blotter.................7CEntertainment...............3C Hardee Living................2BInformation Roundup...3BObituaries......................4APuzzles..........................3CSchool Lunch Menus...6ASolunar Forecast..........3A PHOTO BY MARIA TRUJILLO The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has not only raised millions of dollars fo r amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research, it also has allowed for scenes such as this to be played out all across the nation. The concept: A person who has been chal lenged has two choices, either accept the dare and be doused with ice water then donate $10 to the ALS Association or reject the ice and fork over $100. Those who take the ice also get to challenge three others. Here, Sheriff Arnold Lanier accepts the challenge by County Commissioner Sue Birge. He then went on to nominate Maj. Randy Dey, who can be seen here holding the icy bucket. For more information on ALS and the Ice Bucket Challenge, see 6A CHILLY CHALLENGE By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate Two incumbents won, one lost and one race is headed to arunoff. Results from Tuesday’s Primary Election showed victoriesfor District 2 Commissioner SueBirge and School Board District1 Paul Samuels. In Commission District 4, challenger RussellMelendy upset current Commis sioner Grady Johnson. The School Board District 4 competition ran close as results were announced on Tuesdayevening, with incumbent JanPlatt and challenger GarryMcWhorter alternating leads. Inthe end, McWhorter had a 1,286 to 1,275 lead, not enough for aclear victory. Although there may be a ma chine recount today (Thurs-day)at 1:30 p.m., the pair is headed for a runoff in the Nov. 4 Gen eral Election. The re-countcould be waived by Platt. For aclear victory either candidatewould have to have 1,363 votes, meaning McWhorter wouldneed 77 more than he has andPlatt would need 88. County Judge Jeff McKibben, chairman of the HardeeCounty Canvassing Board, metwith fellow members Commis-sion Chairman Rick Knight andSupervisor of Elections JeffUssery, along with county attor ney Ken Evers and WauchulaCity Manager Terry Atchleywho was there because of theWauchula Commission election. McKibben explained that nor mally Florida Statutes 102-141(7) would apply where someonehas to win by one-halfSee BIRGE 2A By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate The very crucial completion of months of work ends in a se ries of public budget hearingscoming up. Between Sept. 2 and Sept. 23, all the local entities will holdhearings so folks can review thework and ask any questions.Each has two public hearings,which are held in their usualmeeting place. The HardeeCounty School Board, whosefiscal year begins July 1, has al ready had its first public hearing. The series begins with a Bowling Green budget work shop on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 5:30p.m. The School Board’s final public hearing is next Thursday,Sept. 4, at 5:05 p.m. There are three tentative or first public hearings on Mon-day, Sept. 8. The county In-di gent Board (listed as Health ontax billings) is at 5:30 p.m. inCommission Chambers.Wauchula’s and Bowling Greenfirst hearings are both at 6 p.m. The first Hardee County Commission public budget hear ing is Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 6 p.m. Zolfo Springs will hold its first public hearing on Monday,Sept. 15, at 6 p.m. The Indigent Board will have its final public hearing on Tues day, Sept. 16 at 5:30 p.m. incommission chambers. There is another trio, all final budget hearings, on Monday,Sept. 22. Wauchula’s is at 5:05p.m., and both Bowling Greenand Zolfo Springs will holdtheirs at 6 p.m. The final budget hearing is for the County Commission, setfor Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 6 p.m. By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate It was one of the closest mu nicipal elections in years. Challenger Sherri Thornton Albritton, 52, claimed Seat 6 onthe Wauchula City Commision,replacing John D. Freeman, 49,who has served one term andwas mayor pro tem or vicemayor. The race was dead even, 145145, after the early voting andabsentee ballots were counted.Freeman took Precincts 6 and12, but Albritton’s heavier vot ing in Precincts 4 and 10 madethe difference. Albritton won the close race 238-225. She needed only athree-vote margin to win andSee ALBRITTON 3A By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate There will be a Bowling Green election on Sept. 30. The ballot decision will be be tween two candidates for Seat 3on the Bowling Green CityCommission, Charles Dix-onand Herbert C. “Cliff” Lunn Jr. There is no contest for Seat 1, as incumbent Steven Spinks wasthe only candidate for that seatwhen the qualifying periodended on Friday afternoon. Dixon and Lunn are vying for the seat currently held by StuartDurastanti, who chose not to runagain after two terms on thecommission. Spinks was up for election as he had been appointed to fill aseat vacated during the year byRandy Mink, and the city’s char ter required his seat to be deter mined by voters at the nextavailable election. Spinks and the winner of the Sept. 30 election will join citycommissioners Richard Barone,Sam Fite and ChairpersonShirley Tucker at the table forthe monthly meetings, which areheld on the second Tuesday ofeach month at 6:30 p.m. The commission meets at City Hall, 104 E. Main St. By MARIA TRUJILLOOf The Herald-Advocate Want to go back in time?It’s possible to do so just by stepping into the Historic Wau-chula City Hall Auditorium nextThursday, Sept. 4, for a specialperformance by figures fromFlorida’s past. History will come alive in what is a two-part event, begin ning at the Wauchula TrainDepot and ending in the audito rium a block away. Main Street Wauchula Inc. is bringing the Florida HumanitiesCouncil program “Dreamers &Schemers: An Evening withGreat Floridians” to Hardee County, thanks to the support ofPeace River Electric Coopera-tive, the First National Bank ofWauchula and Dr. Barbara Carl ton. Before the show, those who have purchased the two-activitytickets can attend a reception atthe depot, where they will visitwith friends and neighbors whileenjoying drinks and heavy horsd’oeuvres provided by localrestaurants. While mingling, these ticket holders will have a chance tomeet — via portrayal — specialguests Eli and Priscilla English,two of Wauchula’s earliest set tlers and once the city’s name sake. After the reception, guests will head over to the HistoricWauchula City Hall Auditori-um, where they will see portray als of three other famedFloridians in the performance of“Dreamers & Schemers.” One of those Floridians is Pedro Mendez de Aviles, wholived in the 16th century. He wasa Spanish admiral and was thefounder of St. Augustine. Although famous for found ing St. Augustine and eliminat ing French Huguenots atthen-Fort Caroline, which isnear today’s city of Jacksonville,his true motivation to come to the area was to find his ship wrecked son. Jacob Summerlin, also known as “the King of theCrackers,” learned to crack acow whip by the age of 7. Helived during the 19th century. Summerlin is rumored to be the first baby born in Floridaafter it ceded from Spain. Byage 40, he had a herd of over15,000 cattle. He became one ofthe richest men in the state. Zora Neale Hurston lived from 1891 to 1960 and is con sidered by many to be Florida'smost famous writer. She is bestknown for “Their Eyes WereSee SHOW 3A


2A The Herald-Advocate, August 28, 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. Kelly’s Column By Jim A balanced forum on the medical marijuana amendment will be held Thursday, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m. at the auditorium of the LoisCowles Harrison School for the Visual and Performing Arts in Lake land at 750 Hollingsworth Road. The panel includes Polk Sheriff Grady Judd, Orlando attorney John Morgan, psychologist Jeffrey Reddout, stockbroker IrvinRosenfeld, Dr. Sergio Seoane, and Jessica Spencer, director of theVote No on Amendment 2. The forum is sponsored by the Ledger. –––––– The Hardee High Wildcat football lost to Auburndale 49-27 last Friday in the Kickoff Classic and this Friday will play at Tampa Je suit at 7:30. The Cats need to improve their defense but showed astrong running game with Keyonte Holley and Parker Carlton. TheBloodhounds had three fast backs who each gained over 100 yardsrushing. –––––– The Florida Humanities Council will present “Dreamers and Schemers: An Evening With Great Floridians” on Thursday, Sept.4, at the historic Wauchula City Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $10. For the show plus the reception at 5:30 p.m. at the historic train depot, the cost is $25. For more information call 767-0330. –––––– The U.S. Census Bureau reports the following populations for Hardee County since 1960: 1960 12,3701970 14,8891980 19,3791990 19,4992000 26,9382010 27,7312013 27,519Florida’s population in 1960 was 4.95 million and in 2013, 19.5 million. The figures show a big population growth in Hardee between 1990 and 2000 but a population loss of 212 between 2010 and 2013.Between 2000 and 2010, the county’s annual growth was 79.3 peo ple, the Census data shows. Overall, since 1960 Hardee’s population has more than doubled and the state’s population has increased five-fold. Florida is one ofthe fastest growing states in the nation. Hardee’s figures do not include part-time residents, and there are a lot of them as evidenced by our many RV parks and temporaryagricultural laborers. However, the slow growth between 2000 and 2010 and the neg ative growth from 2010 to 2013 deserves a hard look by variouslocal experts and powers-that-be. Too much growth is cumbersome, but negative growth is not good for the local economy. –––––– In the last 20 years Florida’s citrus acreage has declined from 800,000 acres to 500,000 acres. Florida has about 60 million citrustrees, wrote Keith Morelli of the Tampa Tribune on Aug. 25. Florida Citrus Mutual executive director Mike Sparks said about 135,000 grove acres have been abandoned because of the cit rus greening disease. About $125 million in taxes is expected to bespent on citrus greening within the next five years. Some of the abandoned citrus acreage is going to vegetables, cattle, peaches and development. The Florida orange crop has de clined from about 240 million boxes to around 100 million boxes,while nationwide consumption of orange juice has declined in 12 ofthe past 13 years. OJ remains a delicious and wholesome beverage,but prices have gone up. –––––– Violet Stoever of Winter Haven lived to be 106 years. She nev er married or had children and had a strong religious faith, wrote An drea Calcano Cruz of the Lakeland Ledger. She was a friend to many people. –––––– Fort Green native Amy Davis Brown, who lives with her family in Defuniak Springs, recently wrote of her memory of the hurricanesin 2004: “10 year anniversary of Charley. I had never seen such dev astation nor the resilience of people. Amid the destruction and heatand loss of power for weeks on end, we still were able to get a news paper out with important information and resources to our commu nity. I was proud and honored to be a part of The Herald-Advocateteam. Hardee County folks, you have a treasure in that newspaper.” –––––– Joyce Cook of Wauchula recently wrote this piece on unity:“Have you ever seen the clouds kiss flowing together under Heaven’s mist ... what a bliss ... of the birds flying together into onecall. Remember the old saying, birds of a feather flock together.Truly meaning in this season, working together for one purpose, onecause. That’s a call to unity. All working together under God’sHeaven for one true cause that truth and righteousness will reign inthe United State of America again. “Arise citizens! Get to the polls and let’s see this nation stand tall as one nation under God, indivisible with liberty and justice forall.” Ps. 133:1 “Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!” Ecc. 3:17 “God shall judge the righteous and the wicked: For there is a time for every purpose and for every work.” –––––– Florida is one of 24 states that chose not to accept expanded Medicaid funding from the federal government. In Florida thiswould have added $66.1 billion in federal funds between now and2022, costing the state $5.4 billion and allowing about 1 millionFloridians to receive Medicaid, reported Lloyd Dunkelberger of theLakeland Ledger. Gov. Rick Scott would support the measure if no state funds were required. Texas, another Republican-controlled state, also hasrefused the Medicaid expansion, which would have added to the na tional debt. –––––– A Wauchula resident has written this letter about mosquito con trol spraying: “For the last several weeks the ‘bug truck’ has broken up two outdoor get-togethers. Friday around 9 p.m. seems to be the favorite time for the insecticide vehicle to come down our street and blowits mist! On one occasion I brought both kids in for a bath. Theywere playing under a rather bright streetlight when the truck and itsmosquito-killing spray ungulfed all the kids playing in the area. “Friends over at the house will not usually stay and eat food amidst a sprayed yard. Everything has to be bagged up and thrownout. Last year the bug truck sprayed after 2 a.m. Now the streets be tween Florida Ave. to Ohio Ave. are hit between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.,with Friday, Saturday and Sunday being the worst days! No one willsatisfactorily explain why when I call the city or the county! If TheHerald-Advocate would please investigate, we thank you. Signed,it could be your street and children.” It certainly seems like the spraying could be done late at night instead of 9 p.m. –––––– From the Lions’ Code of Ethics: “To aid others by giving my sympathy to those in distress, my aid to the weak, and my substanceto the needy, to be careful with my criticism and liberal with mypraise; to build up and not destroy.” The annual Wauchula Lions Club BBQ will be Friday, Nov. 7, just south of Wauchula State Bank at the old Pee Wee Grimes s ervice station. The to-go dinners of ribs, corn, baked beans and a cookiewill be available from 5 to 7 p.m. The Lions Club through Sevigny and Associates Eye Care on Aug. 15 performed 60 free vision screenings for back-to-school.This was the sixth annual BTS vision screening. Last year there were43 eye exams. Dr. Mark Sevigny said a good healthy diet plus exercise help prevent diabetes which can cause vision loss. “Unfortunately, un healthy foods often cost less than fresh fruits and vegetables.” –––––– U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, 44, the GOP VP candidate in the 2012 election, was recently profiled in Parade Magazine. The Wisconsin congressman is married with three children, 14, 13 and 11, and has been mentioned as a presidential candidate in2016. He said the “status quo isn’t working. We need to reform ourpoverty programs. We’re going to have a debt crisis in this countryif we keep spending money we don’t have. That’s just being honestwith people, and a lot of folks don’t want to hear that.” On weekends he often makes pancakes for breakfast for his wife and kids. They go to Sunday morning Mass and if the childrenare good they go to Dunkin’ Donuts afterwards. The family likes tohunt, and two of the children killed a deer this past season. Ryansaid he and Mitt Romney knew in great detail what the first 200 daysof their adminstration would look like if they won the election. –––––– In the AP pre-season college football poll, defending national champions FSU in ranked No. 1, UCF No. 26, UF No. 27, andMiami No. 39. South Carolina is ranked No. 9 and is head coachedby former Gator star and ball coach Steve Spurrier. BIRGEContinued From 1A No SeriousInjury InRollover Hardee County Fire-Rescue Station 1 units responded to asingle-vehicle crash on McDon-ald Road early Friday morning. Crews arrived at the scene of the 8:17 a.m. wreck to find asport utility vehicle rolled overonto its driver’s side, with thedriver’s lower leg trapped underthe vehicle. Engine 1’s crew set up air-lift bags to raise the vehicle off thepatient, while Rescue 1’s crew was rendering aid to the patientinside the vehicle. Lt. Bob Devereaux placed airlift bags under the vehicle whileFF/PM Chris Campbell was in side of the vehicle treating thepatient. Then, FF/PM BillReschke and FF/EMT JoseIbanez operated the lift bags tomove the SUV and free thedriver, as FF/EMT Ken Fritztalked with him during theprocess. The patient was removed within five minutes with no se rious injuries and was groundtransported to Florida HospitalWauchula. No crash report was available from the Florida Highway Pa trol. of one percent. Since this is anon-partisan race, the rule thatapplies is that a candidate has towin with 50 percent of the voteplus one, meaning the 1,363votes. Since it is unlikely thatwould occur on a recount of the2,725 votes in this contest, McKibben said there was a five-day span in which to holdthe recount, and it was tenta tively set for today. (McKibben advised Wednesday morning that Platt waivedher right to a machine recount). Birge won her race with 906 votes against opponents DanielGraham, with 199, and JudyWilson, with 585. “I feel grati fied and humbled. The peoplehave spoken. Let’s move on, “said Birge on Wednesday morn ing. She will continue to theGeneral Election against Dem-ocrat opponent Steven A. Plum-mer II. Melendy won 1,080 to 608 over incumbent Johnson. Me-lendy goes on to the Nov. 4 elec tion against Democrat opponentAllen L. Ellison. Reached Wednesday morning, Melendy was upbeat. “I amhumbled and thankful for theopportunity to serve. My familyand I are grateful for the amaz ing help and support we have re ceived. “There’s a lot of work to be done,” said Melendy of his up coming General Election chal lenge. “I look forward tocontinue to meet people in thecounty and discuss Hardee’sbright future. I am eager to serveand gain the voters’ trust.” Samuels will be the only win ner not continuing to campaignwith a clear 1,707-1,051 victoryover challenger Andrew Smithin the non-partisan School Board District 1 race. Over half of the voters opted for early or absentee voting.There were 1,210 who took ad vantage of early voting betweenAug. 11 and 23 and 320 absen tee ballots were turned in. That1,530 was more than half of the2,888 votes cast, a 26.4 percentturnout of the 10,959 registeredvoters in Hardee County. As of Monday, there were 4,965 registered Democrats,4,362 Republicans and 1,632 In dependents. All could vote in thenon-partisan School Board elec tions, The County Com-missionraces were Republican only. The gubernatorial vote locally was varied. Republican Gov.Rick Scott handily carried theHardee ballot by the sameamount statewide. He had 1,396 votes in Hardee County, com pared to 162 for ElizabethCuevas-Neunder and 26 forYinka Abosede Adeshine. The Democrat ballot for gov ernor was quite different locallythan statewide, where formerGov. Charlie Crist took 74 per cent of the vote while formerSen. Nan Rich had only 26 per cent. In Hardee County, the votewas 546 for Crist and 453 forRich. The Democratic vote for at torney general here mirroredthat around the state, whereGeorge Sheldon took 61 percentof the vote to win the right toface Rep. Pam Bondi and Liber tarian Bill Wohsifer in Novem ber. Democrat State Rep. PerryThurston garnered only 39 per cent of the vote statewide. InHardee County, Sheldon won517 to 348. The other out-of-county races on the local ballot were those forjudges for the 10th Judicial Cir cuit, which includes Hardee,Highlands and Polk counties. InGroup 2, it was obvious.Michelle Pincket was the auto matic winner, in Hardee with848 votes, when challengerChristine Thornhill withdrew. In Group 16, Larry Helms won with an overall 56 percentof the vote over challenger E.Taylor Davidson. In HardeeCounty, Helms won more hand ily 1,544 to 776. PHOTO BY MARIA TRUJILLO The crowd was sparse and spread over the parking lot Tuesday night as election results were posted.


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MONDAY No School TUESDAY Breakfast: Cereal, WG But tered Toast, WG Chicken Patty,WG Wheat Biscuit, Yogurt Par fait W/Peacher, Cherries, orStrawberries & Granola, Juice,Banana, Pear, Oranges, Apples,Condiments and Milk Lunch: Chicken Pot Pie w/Biscuit, Stacked Ham Sand wich, Salad Tray, Broccoli,Peaches, Condiments and Milk WEDNESDAY Breakfast: Bagel W Sausage, Cinnamon WGR Poptart, WGBanana Bread, WG CinnamonGrahams, WG Cinnamon & Zuc chini Bread, WG Lucky Charms,Juice, Pears, Condiments andMilk. Lunch: Hamburger on a Bun, Spaghetti and Meat Sauce,Salad Tray, Corn, Fruit Cocktail,Rolls, Sugar Cookies, Condi-ments and Milk THURSDAY Breakfast: Pork Sausage Patty, WG Buttered Toast, WGCheerios, WG Wheat Biscuit,Yogurt Parfait W Peaches, Cher ries or Strawberries & Granola,Juice, Banana, Oranges, Ap ples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Toasted Cheese W/HB EG, Pig in a Blanket,Salad Tray, French Fries, Pears,Condiments and Milk FRIDAY Breakfast: Cereal, Pork Sausage Patty, WG ButteredToast, WG Cinnamon Pancakes,WG Mini Pancakes, WG Straw berry Pancake, Juice, Apples,Condiments and Milk Lunch: Breaded Chicken Sandwich, Yogurt & CheeseStick W Graham Crackers,Salad, Baked Beans, Juice,Condiments and Milk MONDAY No School TUESDAY Breakfast: Cereal, WG But tered Toast, WG Chicken Patty,WG Wheat Biscuit, Yogurt Par fait W/Peaches, Cherries, orStrawberries & Granola, Juice,Banana, Pear, Oranges, Apples, JUNIOR HIGH ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS What’s For Lunch? Condiments and Milk Lunch: WGR Corndogs, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Wow butter & Jelly Sandwich, WGRChips & Cheese Stick, CelerySticks W/Dip, Blue RaspberryFrozen Treat, Oranges, Straw berry Kiwi Frozen Treat, Condi ments and Milk WEDNESDAY Breakfast: Bagel W Sausage, Cinnamon WGR Poptart, WGBanana Bread, WG CinnamonGrahams, WG Cinnamon & Zuc chini Bread, WG Lucky Charms,Juice, Pears, Condiments andMilk. Lunch: Taco Salad W WG Tortilla Chips, Turkey & Gravy WWGR Roll, Yogurt ParfaitW/Peaches Cherries Or Straw berries & Granola, Mashed Po tatoes, Carrot Sticks W/Dip,Salsa, Peaches, Apples, Condi ments and Milk THURSDAY Breakfast: Pork Sausage Patty, WG Buttered Toast, WGCheerios, WG Wheat Biscuit,Yogurt Parfait W Peaches, Cher ries Or Strawberries & Granola,Juice, Banana, Oranges, Ap ples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Cheeseburger, Wow butter & Jelly Sandwich, WGRChips & Cheese Sticks, BroccoliW/Dip, Vegetables, Banana,Strawberry Cup, Condimentsand Milk FRIDAY Breakfast: Cereal, Pork Sausage Patty, WG ButteredToast, WG Cinnamon Pancakes,WG Mini Pancakes, WG Straw berry Pancakes, Juice, Apples,Condiments and Milk Lunch: Breaded Chicken Sandwich, Chicken ParmesanW WG Roll, Strawberry BananaYogurt & Cheese Stick W Gra ham, Salad, Baked Beans,Juice, Condiments and Milk MONDAY No School TUESDAY Breakfast: Cereal, WG But tered Toast, WG Chicken Patty,WG Cinnamon Grahams, WGDonut, WG Wheat Biscuit, Yo gurt Parfait W Peaches CherriesOr Strawberries & Granola,Juice, Banana, Pear, Oranges,Apples, Condiments and Milk SENIOR HIGH Lunch: Breaded Chicken Chef Salad, Mini WGR Corn dogs, Spicy Chicken Sandwich,Wowbutter & Jelly Sandwich,WGR Chips & Cheese Stick,Celery Sticks W/Dip, Blue Rasp berry Frozen Treat, Oranges,Strawberry Kiwi Frozen Treat,Condiments and Milk WEDNESDAY Breakfast: Bagel W Sausage, Cinnamon WGR Poptart, WGBanana Bread, WG ButteredToast, WG Cinnamon Grahams,WG Cinnamon & ZucchiniBread, WG Donut, Pears, WGLucky Charms, Juice, Pears,Condiments and Milk. Lunch: Spicy Chicken Chef Salad, Turkey & Gravy W WGRRoll, Wowbutter & Jelly Sand wich, WGR Chips & CheeseStick, Yogurt Parfait W PeachesCherries Or Strawberries & Gra nola, Mashed Potatoes, CarrotSticks W/Dip, Salsa, Peaches,Apples, Condiments and Milk THURSDAY Breakfast: Pork Sausage Patty, WG Buttered Toast, WGCinnamon Grahams, WG Chee rios, WG Wheat Biscuit, YogurtParfait W Peaches, Cherries OrStrawberries & Granola, Juice,Banana, Oranges, Apples,Condiments and Milk Lunch: Cheeseburger, Chicken Parmesan W/WG Roll,Chicken Chef Salad W/ WGRRoll, Wowbutter & Jelly Sand wich, WGR Chips & CheeseStick, Broccoli W/Dip, Begeta bles, Banana, Strawberry Cup,Condiments and Milk FRIDAY Breakfast: Cereal, Pork Sausage Patty, WG ButteredToast, WG Cinnamon Grahams,WG Donut, WG Pancakes, WGMini Pancakes, WG BreakfastPizza, WG Strawberry Pan cakes, Juice, Apples, Condi ments and Milk Lunch: Breaded Chicken Sandwich, Strawberry BananaYogurt & Cheese Stick W/Gra ham, Taco Salad W WG TortillaChips, Wowbutter & Jelly Sand wich, WGR Chips & CheeseStick, Salad, Baked Beans,Juice, Peaches, Condimentsand Milk PCT461012TOTALSFreeman8190495225Albritton10067710238 Wauchula Seat 6 ALBRITTONContinued From 1A ended up with a 13-vote margin. The director of federal pro grams, assessments and studentacademic services for the Har-dee County School system,Albritton touted her financialand budget experience and lead ership as assets for serving onthe Wauchula City Commis-sion. She will join Neda Cobb, Seat 1; Russell Graylin Smith, Seat 2;and Ken Lambert, Seat 4, when the foursome are sworn in priorto the Sept. 8 monthly meeting.Cobb, Smith and Lambert werere-elected without opposition. Other members of the com mission are Keith Nadaskay,Seat 3, the current mayor; GarySmith, Seat 5; and Dr. Peter Pre ston, the at-large Seat 7. All arein the middle of four-year termsending in 2016. _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 25-2007-CA-000667 Deutsche Bank National TrustCompany, as Trustee, in trust forregistered Holders of LongBeach Mortgage Loan Trust2006-WL3, Asset-Backed Certifi-cates, Series 2006-WL3 Plaintiff, -vs.-Todd G. Morey and Elizabeth L.Morey, husband and wife, et al. Defendant(s). ______________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY TO: Trina Conley: LAST KNOWN ADDRESS, 100 Palm Lane, Islamorada, FL 33036Residence unknown, if liv-ing, including any unknown spouse of the said Defendants, if either has remarried and if either or both of said Defendants are dead, their respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, credi-tors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claim-ing by, through, under or against the named Defendant(s); and the afore-mentioned named Defendant(s) and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants as maybe infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been com menced to foreclose a mortgageon the following real property,lying and being and situated inHardee County, Florida, more par ticularly described as follows: THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THESOUTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTH EAST 1/4 OF THE NORTH EAST 1/4 OF THESOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SEC TION 9, TOWNSHIP 34SOUTH, RANGE 25 EAST,HARDEE COUNTY,FLORIDA; SUBJECT TOSTATE ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY AS RECORDED IN O.R.BOOK 226, PAGE 432, OFTHE PUBLIC RECORDS OFHARDEE COUNTY,FLORIDA.SAID LANDS ALSO BEINGDESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:THE SOUTH 1/4 OF THESOUTHEAST 1/4 OFNORTHEAST 1/4 OFSOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SEC TION 9, TOWNSHIP 34SOUTH, RANGE 25 EAST,HARDEE COUNTY,FLORIDA; SUBJECT TOSTATE ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY AS RECORDED IN O.R.BOOK 226, PAGE 432, OFTHE PUBLIC RECORDS OFHARDEE COUNTY,FLORIDA. more commonly known as 1150South Florida Avenue, Wauchula,FL 33873. This action has been filed against you and you are requiredto serve a copy of your written de fense, if any, upon SHAPIRO,FISHMAN & GACH, LLP, Attor neys for Plaintiff, whose addressis 4630 Woodland CorporateBlvd., Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33614,within thirty (30) days after thefirst publication of this notice andfile the original with the clerk ofthis Court either before service onPlaintiff’s attorney or immediatelythere after; otherwise a default willbe entered against you for the re lief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 21 st day of Au gust, 2014. VICTORIA L. ROGERS Circuit and County Courts By: J. Wingo Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH ADISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANYACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TOPARTICIPATE IN THE PROCEED ING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NOCOST TO YOU, TO THE PROVI SION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE.PLEASE CONTACT THE COURTADMINSTRATION, (863)-534-4488WITHIN 2 WORKING DAYS OFYOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE.IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICEIMPAIRED, CALL TDD (863) 534-7777 OR FLORIDA RELAY SERV ICE 1-800-955-8770. 8:28,9:4c ____________________________________ _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 25-2013-CA-000077 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK NA-TIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs.INDALECIO ZAMARRIPA; AN-GELA M. ZAMARRIPA; UN-KNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWNTENANT II, and any unknownheirs, devisees, grantees, credi-tors, and other unknown personsor unknown spouses claiming by,through and under any of theabove-named Defendants, Defendants. ______________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the CircuitCourt of Hardee County, Florida,will on the 3 day of September,2014 at 11:00 AM Hardee CountyCourthouse, 417 W. Main St., Sec ond Floor Hallway Outside ofRoom 202, Wauchula, Florida33873, offer for sale and sell atpublic outcry to the highest andbest bidder for cash, the follow ing-described property situate inHardee County, Florida: LOTS 3, 4 AND 5, OFBLOCK “F” OF PAYNESPARK SUBDIVISION OFBOWLING GREEN,FLORIDA, AS PER PLATBOOK 2, PAGE 84HARDEE COUNTY,FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgmententered in a case pending in saidCourt, the style of which is indi cated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any,resulting from the foreclosuresale, other than the propertyowner as of the date of the LisPendens, must file a claim onsame with the Clerk of Courtwithin 60 days after the foreclo sure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 13 day ofAugust, 2014.AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIESACT. If you are a person with adisability who needs any accom modation in order to participate inthis proceeding, you are entitled,at no cost to you, to the provisionof certain assistance. Please con tact the Office of the Court Admin istrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue,Bartow, Florida 33830, (863) 534-4686, at least 7 days before yourscheduled court appearance, orimmediately upon receiving thisnotification if the time before thescheduled appearance is lessthan 7 days; if you are hearing orvoice impaired, call 711. VICTORIA L. ROGERS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Connie Coker Deputy Clerk 8:21,28c _______________________________ ABOUT ... Letters To The Editor The Herald-Advocate wel comes letters to the editor onmatters of public interest.Letters should be brief, andmust be written in good tasteand include the writer’s fullname, address and daytimetelephone number for verifi cation. Letters must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday to beconsidered for that week’sedition. Submissions shouldbe typed or legibly written.Send letters to: Letters to theEditor, The Herald-Advocate,P.O. Box 338, Wauchula, FL33873. Fax letters to (863)773-0657.SHOWContinued From 1A Watching God.” She also was an accom plished anthropologist, collectorof folklore and pioneer of theHarlem Renaissance. These historic portrayal per formances can be enjoyed bypeople of all ages. Main Street Wauchula Director Jessica Newman said itcan be an interesting way formiddleand high-school-agedkids to learn about history.Younger children may enjoy thecolorful characters. Newman also said she is ex cited to have found a functionthat promotes the mission of his toric preservation while alsobeing able to raise funds forMain Street. To attend the event, tickets can be purchased online at main or by call ing 767-0330. There are two types of tick ets: the $25 “premium” ticket in cludes access to the reception and to the performance, whilethe $10 ticket is just for the per formance. Tickets for the per formance will be available at thedoor as well. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday of next weekat the Wauchula Train Depot onEast Main Street. The performance is in the Historic Wauchula City Hall Au ditorium, one block away at 225E. Main St., and begins at 7 p.m.It will conclude at 8.


4A The Herald-Advocate, August 28, 2014 Obituaries Hardee County’s Funeral Home for over 80 years! Offering Affordable Funeral Services, Cremation Services and Cemetery Markers! Locally Owned & Operated by Licensed Funeral Directors 99F@<;%n5?6@A!$D;2?G1D.?1&n%<;42?!$D;2? 9B29F;!2.C299 %<;42? .F@?.1FB;2?.9<:2?2:.A6<;'2?C602@ "*+%&"++(+)""+/, $,%n/n/ ---('#").*)!. (&8:14-28c 8:28c Matthew 11:28Charles Thomas Smith To honor the memory of Charles“Chucky” Smith, we join in rememberinghim on the anniversary of his passing.Chucky was a man of courage, honestyand compassion. He gave freely of histime and talents, especially to those inneed, or those deserving of a hand up.Chucky is survived by his mother, FrancesSmith, and brother Bryan Smith. In hismemory, we strive to live life to the fullest. 8:28c &%+'$&#& I wanted to pass along a sug gestion to your readers. Lastsummer, we moved to a newcity. The day after we movedin, our cat "Lace" became crit ically ill in the middle of the;645An+6A5;<;A2?;2A0<; nection set up, my wife usedher slow, older smartphone tolook up a 24-hour emergency096;60n+23

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These two ladies had second thoughts about accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge after experiencing firsthand just how cold the water was. Wauchula Police Chief John Eason accepted the challenge from Trayce Da niels, and then went on to nominate Chief John Scheel of the Bowling Green Police Dep artment, Assistant City Manager Olivia Minshew and Fire-Rescue Deputy Chief Dale Deleacaes. PHOTOS BY MARIA TRUJILLO Bill Lambert had to get prepared and turn himself into “Super Grandpa ” to be able to take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.The expression on Bobby Hanchey’s face gives a little glimpse into how cold that ice water really is.Russell Melendy and his wife, Kristen, had to hold onto each other to b e able to with stand the freezing blast. 6A The Herald-Advocate, August 28, 2014


August 28, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 7A By MARIA TRUJILLOOf The Herald-Advocate What once was lost has now been found. For the past few weeks, Larry Pelton, county director of Veter ans Services, has been searchingfor a home for an abandonedgrave marker meant to com memorate Capt. Murray NovelleBullard, who passed away in1985. The marker was found in a supply room by Jim Haye, whois the assistant director of thecity of Wauchula’s Public WorksDepartment. Upon seeing whatthe stored item was, the markerwas sent to Pelton, who then hadit cleaned by Randy Brown. After the thorough cleaning, Pelton was able to see thatBullard had been a captain in theU.S. Army during World War IIand had died on Dec. 22, 1985,at the age of 63. With the little information he had, Pelton went on a scavengerhunt, looking for someone orsomewhere to return the marker.He researched Bullard online,hoping to link him to a livingrelative but was stopped at al most every corner. Pelton found a 1940 Wauchula census, and discoveredthat at that time Bullard livedwith his mother, Dossie, andbrother, John. However both arenow deceased. Knowing that Bullard had lived in Mount Pisgah and inWauchula, Pelton searched theWauchula Cemetery and a fewof the cemeteries in Polk Coun-ty, but came up empty. An obituary for Dossie Bullard was then found in the Aug.4, 1983, edition of The Herald-Advocate. In the survivors sec tion it lists six siblings and agrandchild. Two of her sisters,Doy Thorpe and Dimea Bur-nett, resided in Wauchula at thattime. In searching for relatives of the sisters, Pelton was able tofind a granddaughter who con firmed that Bullard had beenburied in the Wauchula Cem-etery. Upon further research, Pelton found that Bullard’s sister-in-law, Onie Mae Bullard,arranged his funeral and foundwhere he is buried. It is still unknown why the marker ended up in a supplyroom, but it will soon be re turned to its rightful place. Ro barts Funeral Home marked hisgravesite and Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home will actu ally put the marker back over hisgrave. Capt. Murray Bullard was born on Dec. 4, 1922, in Wau-chula. He enlisted in the U.S.Marine Corps in Jacksonville onJune 15, 1944, and was assignedto active duty the very next day. While in the Marines, he par ticipated in action “against theenemy in Okinawa” in April of1945. He also participated in theoccupation of Japan from Sep tember to June of 1946. He was honorably discharged that same year in August as acorporal. In June 1950, he en listed in the U.S. Army. By the time he was honorably discharged in December 1957,he had risen from second lieu tenant to captain. Through-outhis service he earned the WWIIvictory medal, Asiatic-Pacificmedal, American Cam-paignmedal, National Defense Serv ice medal and the Army Occu pation medal. Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home has donated the base onwhich to put the marker and iswaiting for the base to arrivefrom Georgia, which will takethree to four weeks. Wauchulalocation manager Floyd Rice Jr.said he wants the job to be doneright, and is happy to donate thebase since Bullard was a vet eran. Bullard was never married and died on Dec. 22, 1985, inBartow. Grave Marker Mystery Is Finally Put To Rest PHOTO BY MARIA TRUJILLO Capt. Murray Bullard’s misplaced grave marker will soon find its way to its rightful spot when it is placed on his gravesite in the Wauchula Cemetery. Finding hi s burial site re quired hours of research by Veteran’s Services Director Larry Pelton. Pelton sa id he just couldn’t let it go, and noted that he had fun solving the mystery of the marker’s true home. r+(35/(0*&(8:&(6)-6/( : (863) 767-8920(Road North of Aaron’s Rental. Next to Heartland Pediatrics) DELIVERYSERVICEAVAILABLE Monday-Friday -9@;<9G Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00pm8:28c We are very excited to introduce QR Codes on our label s and receipts as a new service to our patients. The code is prescription specific and will link you to information about your personal medication. In ad dition you will be able to enroll yourself to receive fr ee reminder calls, emails or text messages when it’s time to take your medicat ions or set up reminders for when it’s time to refill your prescript ions. This is a free service from Heartland Pharmacy for all of our patients. Using a smart-phone app try scanning the sample QR Code below for a demon stration. Note: If you do not have a smart-phone, contact the pharmac y to learn if you might be able to access this information in some other way. HeartlandPharmacy “We put our into our service” NEWPATIENTSWELCOME M ARK D. S EVIGNY O.D. R ONALD O. S EVIGNY O.D. C.N. T IMMERMAN O.D. R OBYN R USSELL O.D. J ANE B UCCI O.D. 735 N. 6 th 7+06+:&(6)-6/(: 863-773-3322 Walter E. Moscoso, MD 8:21,28c Sevigny Eye Care is pleased to announce that Walter E. Mosco so, MD, is now working with our Wauchula office. Walter E. Moscoso, MD is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, is a member of the Amer ican Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialist s. He is a fellowship-trained, board certified retina specialist with specific expertise in the treatments of vitreo-retinal diseases. He examines and treats patients with flashes and floaters, distortion of vis ion, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and retinal detachments. Because he is very familiar with the leading ophthalmologists in our area, he can also refer patients to the appropriate non-retina specialist eye physician. Since Dr. Moscoso does not perform cataract surgery, he offers unbiased second opinions and asse ssments before cataract surgery. Dr. Moscoso graduated with honors from Seton Hall University and earned his medical degree from Rutgers University in New Jersey. This was followed by his residency at the Ramon Castroviejo Eye Clinic at St. Vin cent's Hospital in New York City. He completed his vitreo-ret inal fellowship at the Edward S. Harkness Eye In stitute at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center also in New York C ity. Dr. Moscoso embraces the philosophy of treating patients as if t hey were members of his family and estab lishes a good relationship with all of them so that there is mutual t rust. To him, medicine is as much an art, as it is a science. He has been proudly serving the residents o f Manatee, Sarasota and Hillsborough Counties since 1993. Welcomes Board Certified Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM The Guardian ad Litem program, which serves abused andneglected children across Hardee County, is seekingvolunteers. Volunteer guardians help represent childrenwho are involved in court proceedings. Guardians must beat least 21 years old and undergo background checks anda certification process. For more information about theprogram, call Dawn Shinskey 863-534-4597 or By MARIA TRUJILLOOf The Herald-Advocate Ice ice baby!When typing “ice bucket challenge” into Youtube an arrayof videos will pop up that showpeople dumping ice water overtheir heads. It seems like such arandom and odd thing to do, butin reality this simple act hashelped one organization raisemillions of dollars. As of Tuesday, the ALS Asso ciation has raised $88.5 milliondollars in the span of about onemonth. Last year, the associationraised $2.6 million during thesame time period. Just one week ago, donations totaled about $22.6 million. Thatmeans an average of about $9million is being donated dailyand the number just keeps goingup. In a press release, Barbara Newhouse, president and CEOof the ALS Association, said,“We are simply awe-struck atthe incredible generosity thathas poured forth to help fightthis disease. Words cannot ex press how grateful we are to thenearly two million people whohave donated and even morethan that who have likely takenthe challenge. You have all madean incredible effort in the fightagainst this disease.” Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) also commonly known as“Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is anincurable neurodegenerative dis ease that affects a person’s nervecells in the brain and spinal cord.As ALS progresses an affectedperson may become paralyzed,caused by motor neurons dyingmaking it difficult and, in time,sometimes impossible to controlmuscle movement. According to the ALS Asso ciation website, ALS is mostcommonly found in people aged40 to 70. Data also shows that60 percent of the people with thedisease are men and 93 percentin the database are Caucasian,although ALS occurs throughout the world with no racial or eth nic boundaries. It can be difficult to diagnose people with ALS as not every one has the same symptoms orthe same sequences or patternsof progression of the disease.However, progressive muscleweakness and paralysis are uni versally experienced. But how are they raising money? Although it isn’t clear exactly who started the ALS ice bucketchallenge, it is thought formerBoston College baseball captainPete Frates and his friends andfamily made the challenge goviral on the internet. Frates was diagnosed with ALS in 2012; he is currently 29years old. The premise is simple, a per son is nominated and has 24hours to either accept the chal lenge or donate money to a char ity of one’s choice (or do both),however ALS has been thebiggest benefactor from this na tionwide trend. If a person accepts the chal lenge, they then have to have abucket of ice water dumped overtheir heads and can then go on tonominate three other people totake the challenge as well. Thechallenge must be recorded andposted online This challenge has been ac cepted by politicians, Hol-ly wood actors, singers and evenlocal members of the commu nity. People of all ages havedone the challenge, from tod dlers to Hardee County’s ownsheriff! Although the challenge is a great way to joke with friendsand have a few laughs, it hasserved a greater purpose, bring ing awareness about this deadlydisease and trying to find a cure. If you would like to learn more about ALS or make a do nation to the association, go and a donation will bemade to the Florida chapter ofthe association. ALS Challenge Freezes


8A The Herald-Advocate, August 28, 2014 Motorists preparing for a Labor Day road trip will likelysee the cheapest gas prices forthe holiday since 2010. Oil and gasoline prices slipped again in the past week,and that decline is likely to con tinue into the holiday weekend. "Record high oil production is keeping downward pressure ongas prices," said Mark Jenkins,spokesman, AAA — The AutoClub Group. "The bottom fellout again on oil prices last week,which should lead to anotherweek of discounts at the pumpdespite rising demand, as 29.7million Americans plan to take aroad trip for Labor Day week end." The price for a barrel of WTI oil settled at $93.65 on Friday,$3.70 cheaper than the week be fore and the cheapest settlementsince January. Refineries are producing the most petroleum for this time ofyear since 1989, primarily dueto the shale boom, which hasboosted oil production in theUnited States by 64 percent inthe past five years. The current national average price for a gallon of regular un leaded gasoline is $3.44, 15cents cheaper than the averageprice on Labor Day 2013. Theaverage prices in Florida, Geor gia and Tennessee are cheaperthan last year's Labor Day by 22cents, 21 cents and 18 cents, re spectively. Gas Cheaper For Labor Day Weekend CONGRATULATIONS!!! It is a great pleasure to announce our Employee of the Month Rec ipient for July 2014 Jeff Baker Jeff began his employment with the City of Wauchula in Ju ly 2003 working in the Parks and GroundsDepartment. Shortly after that Jeffwas promoted into the MeterReading department. Then in April2004 Jeff was promoted to theWater & Sewer department, whichis where he carries the title Water &Sewer Maintenance Worker 1. Jeffalso works closely withour Meter Reader incompleting daily re pairs as needed.The City is glad thatJeff is part of ourteam. Nice Job!!! 8:28c INFORMATION Roundup Swim Bash To Raise Funds A Labor Day swim bash will be fun for everyone whileraising funds for outdoor fur niture for the Hardee CountyRecreation Complex pool.Cost is $3 per person for the11 a.m. to 3 p.m. event. Foodand drinks will also be sold. The plan is to raise money to buy furniture so visitingfamilies can enjoy the pool.For more information, callKathy Roe at 773-3147 orMissy Zeigler at 445-0407. Help Center To Close Next Week The Hardee Help Center at 713 E. Bay St., Wauchula,will be closed all next weekfor renovations. It will reopenon Monday, Sept. 8. For information in the in terim, contact the center orby facebook or twitter at thesame location. USDA Food For Folks Today The monthly U.S. Department of Agriculture food give-away will be today(Thursday) from 6 to 7 p.m.for those who have previ ously established eligibility forthe program. The distribution center is at New Jerusalem Church of God, 1514 Lincoln St.,Wauchula. For more informa tion, call Juanita Wright at863-781-0982. City Clerk – City of Bowling Green The City of Bowling Green is seeking a highly motivated ind ividual to fill the City Clerk po sition. The ideal candidate should have experience in Florida loc al government with a thor ough understanding of statutes, ordinances, and record keeping require ments. This position supervises the daily activities of City of fice personnel and oversees all of the City’s finances while providing support to the City Commission and City Man ager. Applicant should have exceptional organizational and personnel skills, along with some accounting experience. Computer experience in Word, Excel, and Outlook require d. Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree, CMC Certification, or any combination of edu cation, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions. Bilingual preferred. Anyone interested in applying for the position may visit CareerSource Heartland at 324 Sixth Avenue North, Wauchula, FL 338 73. No appli cations will be accepted at the City Office without a proper referral. 8:28c REQUEST FOR BIDS SALE OF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT The Wauchula City Commission has deemed certain items as “Surplus E quipment.” The City of Wauchula will be accepting sealed bids for the “Surplus Equipment” in the City Clerk’s Office located at 126 South 7th Avenue, Wauchula, Florida 3 3873 until 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 19, 2014 at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud.No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of 30 days. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive in formalities, and to re-advertise.Surplus Equipment consists of: H 2008 A-Ok Trailer Model 716TRV Enclosed Trailer H 1996-Diesel Engine off old sweeper truck H GT75 Lawnmower/Tractor diesel 1381.4 hrs, does not have mower deckand needs a water pump H 1983 Ford 555 Front End Loader w/ backhoe 1781 hours H 2008 Forest River Model 8.5x20TA Economy Hauler To obtain more detailed instructions concerning the “Surplus Equipme nt” and information to be included in the Bids submitted in response to this request visit the City of Wauchula’s website at or contact the City of Wauc hula Clerk’s Office at 126 South 7th Avenue, Wauchula, Florida 33873, and at (863)773-3535. CITY OF WAUCHULAS/Richard K. Nadaskay Jr.Mayor ATTESTS/Holly SmithCity Clerk 8:28c REQUEST FOR BIDS SALE OF SURPLUS VEHICLES The Wauchula City Commission has deemed certain items as “Su rplus Vehicles”. The City of Wauchula will be accepting sealed bids for the “Surpl us Vehicles” in the City Clerk’s Office located at 126 South 7th Avenue, Wauchula, Florida 33873 until 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 19, 2014 at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud. No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for the rec eipt of bids for a period of 30 days. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive informalities, and to re-advertise.Surplus Vehicles consists of: H 1997 Ford Expedition – mileage 226,825 VIN# 1FMFU18L9VLA96134 H 2005 Crown Victoria – mileage 101,337 VIN# 2FAHP71WX5X147130 H 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer – mileage 120,257 VIN# 1GNDS13S542405920 To obtain more detailed instructions concerning the “Surplus Ve hicles” and information to be included in the Bids submitted in response to thi s request visit the City of Wauchula’s website at or contact the C ity of Wauchula Clerk’s Office at 126 South 7th Avenue, Wauchula, Florida 33873, and at (863)773-3535. CITY OF WAUCHULAS/Richard K. Nadaskay Jr.Mayor ATTESTS/Holly SmithCity Clerk 8:28c 8:7tfc SERVING HARDEE COUNTY 5 YEARS Screen Repair and Pressure Washing #&(!%##&% #&(!%+)##&%) #&(!%+!####&%)nr .+(!*!!(##&% .&&# $!##!,(.&$'#*&,(&+%&&#") .&$'#*!%&&,(&+%&&#+''#!) Walter Olliff Jr. Benefit &'$*+#& $+# Wauchula Moose LodgeTickets $10 each 1st Place Mossberg 500 12 Gauge* 3rd Place 45 Quart Yeti 4th Place Dexter Fillet Knife 2nd Place Ruger 10/22 22 LR 10 Roung Mag* Proceeds to help with medical costs. An account has been set up in Sonya Olliff’s name at Wauchula State Bank. Guns can be seen at Smith Southern Arms. Firearms require backgroud check Tickets Are Being Sold At Smith Southern Arms & Charlotte’s Webb. Tickets can be purchased till 4 pm the day of drawing at the Moose! For more information & locations call H.D. Crosby at 863-445-0262. Hardee Ranch '##*! 8:28c !nr8 8 6 6 3 3 7 7 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 8 9 9 0 0 n&(+''rnrrr )*+''r


B The Herald-Advocate(USPS 578-780)Thursday, August 28, 2014 PAGE ONE game 40-21 to Palm HarborUniversity High. At Auburndale, Hardee received to start the game andquickly picked up two firstdowns behind strong runs fromsenior tailback Keyonte Holleybefore he fumbled and theHounds recovered at the Au-burndale 46. Auburndale went on a sevenplay drive capped off by a 4-yard run up the middle byArtavis Pierce for the touch down. The PAT kick wasblocked; the Bloodhounds led 6-0 with 6:48 left in the first quar ter. The Wildcats responded and went on a 12-play, 77-yard scor ing drive with two first-downruns by Holley and another bysophomore Parker Carl-ton. Holley found the end zone from 4 yards out when he brokea run around the left end. Ro drigo Rodriquez made the PATkick. Hardee led 7-6 with 11:54left in the second quarter. A 63-yard kickoff return set Auburndale up with excellentfield position. Six plays later,Jessie Britt scored on a 3-yardrun off the right end. Britt thenconverted the two-point try withanother run off the right endfrom 3-yards out. That pushed the Bloodhound lead to 14-7 with 9:58 left in thehalf. The Cats were forced to punt after one first down. Auburn-dale returned it 72 yards for atouchdown but an illegal blocknegated the score and broughtthe ball back to the Hounds 20. Pierce and Britt, who had 101 and 155 yards rushing respec tively, combined for three firstdowns on the drive before Brittbroke loose for a 43-yard touch down. Auburndale went for the twopoint conversion. The pass wasincomplete. The lead was 20-7with 6:22 left in the secondquarter. The Wildcats went three-andout on the ensuing possessionand a short punt gave theHounds the ball at the Hardee42. On the next play, Auburndale quarterback Tyler Wilkersonfound receiver Tarren Marseilleopen for a short gain before hebroke a tackle and scored on theplay. The PAT kick was goodand Hardee trailed 27-7 with4:54 left in the half. Hardee took over and responded with a scoring drive be fore the half ended. Sophomore quarterback Hay den Lindsey found senior widereceiver Jordan Jones open on adeep pass route for a 37-yardgain to the Hounds 15. Fourplays later, on fourth-and-1,Carlton found the end zone witha plunge up the middle. Ro driquez made the PAT kick.Hardee had cut the lead to 27-14heading into halftime. Auburndale received to start the third quarter and quicklyscored on a 48-yard run byWilbur Cooper, who was thethird Bloodhound running backto rush for more than 100 yards. Britt scored on a run off the right end for the two point con version and Auburndale pushedits lead to 35-14 with 9:42 left inthe third quarter. Hardee started its next drive with good field position after a32-yard return by Jones. Nice runs from Jones and Holley moved the ball down field before Jones went aroundthe left end from 12 yards outfor the touchdown. Rodriquezmade the PAT and the Cats cutthe lead to 35-21 with 7:54 re maining in the third. After the two teams traded punts, Auburndale took over atits 44-yard line. Britt brokeloose on the first play of thedrive for a 56-yard touchdownrun. The PAT was good andHardee trailed 42-21 with 2:44left in the third quarter. Hardee picked up a quick first down with a 16-yard pass fromLindsey to Jaquavious Kim brough. The offense kept thechains moving and, after adozen plays, Lindsey foundKimbrough open for a 12-yardtouchdown pass. The PAT wasno good and Hardee trailed 42-27 with 8:38 left in the game. Auburndale then went on a long drive and scored its finaltouchdown of the night with2:38 left in the game to make thefinal score 49-27. The games are not being broadcast on local radio thisyear but they are being streamed live over the internet and can beheard at By MICHAEL KELLYOf The Herald-Advocate The Hardee Wildcats lost their Kickoff Classic to theAuburndale Bloodhounds 49-27last Friday night after the starttime was delayed an hour and ahalf due to bad weather in thearea. The Cats get the regular sea son underway with a trip toTampa Jesuit this Friday nightfor a 7:30 start time. Jesuit, which Hardee beat 2810 last season in Wauchula,blew a 21-20 fourth quarter leadand lost its Kickoff Classic Hounds Handle Hardee, Jesuit Tigers Await HARDEE AUBURNDALE PASSING COMPLETIONS,ATTEMPTS AND INTERCEPTIONS5-12-03-5-0 PASSING YARDS7176RUSHING ATTEMPTS/YARDS41/24739/360TOTAL YARDS318436TURNOVERS11FIRST DOWNS1414PENALTIES, LOST YARDAGE4-358-80SCORING BY QUARTER: Hardee0147627 Aburndale62181449 GAME STATISTICS Players of the Week #74 Kevin White Offense 5 pancake blocks. #20 Sherry Lee Defense Led defense with 8 tackles, great effort. #2 Jordan Jones Special Teams Good snaps on punts and good kickoff returns. #77 Dalton Forrester Scout Teams Call today for a free estimate!""$%+#!$%+$!%863-414-8333 8:7-28cLicensed & Insured Locally Owned & Operated by Kendall Ogg & Micky Mercer 8:28c


—Hardee Living— 2B The Herald-Advocate, August 28, 2014 COURTESY PHOTO Mr. & Mrs. Christian Cochran Bill and Beth Jernigan of Wauchula and Craig and AngieCochran of Bon Aqua, Tenn.,announce the marriage of theirchildren, Katherine Jean “Katie”Jernigan and Christian Cochran. There will be a reception for Katie and Christian in the socialhall at New Hope BaptistChurch in Wauchula on Thurs-day, Sept. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.Family and friends are welcome. The couple were married on Aug. 9 at the home of thegroom’s parents, with the Rev.Justin Worden officiating. Thebride was given in marriage byher parents as the couple ex-changed vows under a beauti fully decorated vintage-stylepavilion in the family’s backyard, followed by a receptionthere. Serving as her maid of honor was Hannah Jernigan, thebride’s sister. Bridesmaids werefriends Jessica Sconyers, ClaraDurrance and Alyssa Steger, allof Wauchula, Cindy Hamiltor ofInverness and Shelby Ben-in gston of High Springs. Theflower girl was Emma Lee War ren. Serving as best man was Daniel Jonston of Columbia,Tenn. Groomsmen included IanCochran of Bon Aqua, Tenn.,Billy Combs of High Springs,Isaac Vasquez and Jared Jern-igan, both of Wauchula, JefferyDickenson of Springhill, Tenn.,and Zack Hatton of Lake Tox-away, N.C. The junior grooms man was Jason Kirkland and thering bearer was Abel Elenzer. Katie graduated in 2009 from Hardee Senior High School withhonors and graduated from TheBaptist College of Florida in2014 with a degree in ministrystudies. She is employed at theCracker Barrel and Zack’s Fam ily Restaurant, both in Dothan,Ala. Christian graduated in 2007 from Hickman County HighSchool and earned an associate’sdegree from Columbia StateCollege in Tennessee. He is cur rently a student at The BaptistCollege of Florida with a con centration in Christian counsel ing. The couple will reside in Graceville. Katie Jernigan & Christian Cochran Exchange Vows Richard and Moira Adams of Zolfo Springs announce the en gagement of their daughter,Emily Elizabeth Adams, also ofZolfo Springs, to Joshua ScottOldham of Zolfo Springs, theson of Tim and Linda Oldham,also of Zolfo Springs. The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Hardee Senior HighSchool and 2013 cum laudegraduate of the University ofSouth Florida with a bachelor’s in psychology. She is employedas a legal assistant to local attor ney J. Steven Southwell. The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Hardee SeniorHigh School and obtained an as sociate’s degree from SouthFlorida State College in 2010.He is employed at Pike Electric. An Oct. 18 wedding at Charles Ringling Mansion inSarasota is planned. Emily Adams & Josh Oldham To Marry COURTESY PHOTO Emily Adams and Josh Oldham Taylor Barlow and Christa Earls Christa Earls of Wauchula, has announced plans for hermarriage to Taylor Barlow ofWauchula. The bride-elect is the daughter of D. R. and Shannon Masten ofLake Placid. She is a 2013 grad uate of Traviss Vo-cationalTechnical School. The prospective groom, the son of Bubba and Cindy Barlowof Wauchula, is a 2011 HardeeHigh graduate. The couple are parents of GraceLynn Barlow, born April4, 2014. Plans are being made for an Oct. 25 wedding at LuptonsBoggy Bottom Ranch in PlantCity. Christa Earls To Wed Taylor Barlow 8:28c NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME ACT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, pursuant tothe provisions of the FictitiousName Act, Section 865.09,Florida Statutes, as amended,intends to register with the Sec retary of State of the State ofFlorida, the fictitious name ofAllen Barber d.b.a. Barber andSons Nursery under which theundersigned is engaged or willengage in business at: 1421Maude Rd. in the City ofWauchula, Florida 33873. That the party/parties inter ested in said business enter prise is/are as follows: AllenBarber, Klae Barber and JoshWeed. Dated at Wauchula, Hardee County, Florida 33873. Person authorizing publica tion: Allen Barber. Dated: 8/25/14. 8:28p You are invited to attend the 90th birthday celebration of Ann Surrency on Sunday, September 7, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall First Baptist Church U.S. Hwy. 17, Bowling Green, FL Your presence will be your gift to Ann. soc8:28p New Arrivals ONE BLUE, NO PINK Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Kintner of Zolfo Springs, an eight-pound15-ounce son, Joseph BarrettKintner, born June 14, 2014, atFlorida Hospital Heartland inSebring. Mrs. Kintner is the for mer Crystal Magee. Maternalgrandparents are David andWanda Magee of Zolfo Springs.Paternal grandparents are ChuckKintner of Winter Haven andMarcia Hulsey of Fort Meade.Paternal great-grandmother isJoan Fennell of Auburndale. ——— 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. Thank You Thank you to the community of Hardee County for all the kindness in every way you have soc8:28p


August 28, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 3B Warren and Arlene Conley of Arcadia will be celebrating their50th wedding anniversary nextweek. Arlene Williams of Avon Park, and formerly of the FishBranch community in HardeeCounty, became the bride ofWarren Conley of Bartow onSept. 5, 1964, at the Avon ParkChurch of Christ in a double-ring ceremony officiated by thebridegroom’s father, Byron B.Conley. Arlene graduated from Hardee High School in 1958. Afterattending Florida Christian Col lege in Tampa, she worked forthe state for several years andthen in insurance, banking, andretired from the Hardee CountyProperty Appraiser’s Office in Wauchula. Warren is a 1958 graduate of Summerlin Institute in Bartowand Troy State College in Ala bama in 1962. After serving inthe U.S. Air Force, he worked inaccounting for many years andretired from Grimsley Oil Co. in2000. The Conleys have resided in DeSoto County for the last 25years. They are members of theFort Ogden Church of Christand are active in the DeSotoCounty Historical Society. Friends and relatives are invited to join in the celebration oftheir 50th wedding anniversaryat a reception on Saturday, Sept.6, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the FamilyService Center Annex, 310 W.Whidden St. in Arcadia. Conleys To Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary Arlene and Warren Conley today. COURTESY PHOTOS The Conleys on their wedding day in 1964. Fort Green News By Rilla Cooper 773-6710 Greetings from Fort Green!We are all guilty of when it is winter wishing it were warm andnow when you wake up to 80-degree temperature we all say ohI’ll be glad when it gets cooler.We are just not content. DanielDuke said at church he wishedthey were still on vacationwhere it was 66 in the morning.They were Tennessee visitors acouple weeks ago. Clay Samuels won his first race a few weeks ago. He hasplaced second and third plentyof times but this was his first atbeing number one! Now that hehas broken the ice, there will bemore first-place races for Clay.I can still remember when ourdaughter was barrel racing andwe were in Arcadia and whenshe did her run the announcersaid that Honeydue came to runtonight! Honeydue was thename of her horse and after thatfirst place on that night therewere more and it will be withClay. We are having a Ladies Tea at Fort Green Baptist on Saturday,Sept. 6 beginning at 11 a.m. Allladies who plan to attend mustRSVP by signing the form in thechurch foyer. Some people whomight miss church maybe willread this and know what is goingon. Our next-door neighbor is Faye Chancey. She has bill-burgess planted around her cam phor tree and they are in fullbloom and very pretty. I havethe same thing around my oaktree and only one is bloomingand not very full. Every yearFaye’s bloom first and are theprettiest. Earl Bargeron had cataract surgery. One eye did real goodbut the last eye he cannot see toread, but the doctor told him itwould get better but when youhave surgery you want it perfectright then. Mary Lois Crawley told me the doctor told her to continuetaking it easy for three or fourmore weeks. We all think itwould be great to have nothingto do, but she says it is getting miserable! I am sure Shermancan agree with her, as he gets“stir-crazy” just sitting in thehouse! Sherman and I were in Lake land last Saturday when his cellphone rang. It was MichelleCrawley-Youmans and she toldSherman she thought she hadour dog, Rascal at her home.She went on to describe him ashaving on a green collar but noname on it. Our grandson, TK,had been working in the groveand came to the house and didnot see Rascal exit as he camein. We do not let Rascal outwithout a leash. There is notelling where all he went as shesaid he was tired and thirstywhen they noticed him restingunder one of their trees. He wasperfectly agreeable to going inthe house with them and afterdrinking some water jump onthe bed with Blake and watchTV. When Blake went to an other room he was right there tosit in that chair. Was perfectlycontent to be with them but didseem happy to see me when webrought him home. TK did noteven know he was missing untilwe told him. Tara, our Pastor’s wife, has re turned from a wonderful visitwith her daughter and family.They have a new baby girl andshe is adorable. In the photo onTara’s phone she had on a cutecrotcheted hat that Tara hadmade for her. Tara spent about10 days but that is not enoughwith your first granddaughter.She also enjoyed visiting withher grandson, Jonah. Our sincere sympathy is ex tended to the family of C.W. Alt man. He was the mail carrier formany in the Fort Green area andhis wife taught my daughterAvie, at Bowling Green School.I heard that Betty was in re-habin Winter Haven or Lakeland fora hip problem. Sherman saidC.W. went to the Glades deerhunting with his group plenty oftimes. The group included Mr.Ollie Roberts, Sherman’sDaddy, Clarence Cooper, UncleTom Cooper, Uncle Junior Ab bott, and others. They alwayshad a good time and it is pleas ant memories like this you recallwhen someone has made theirfinal journey. Pray for one another and our nation. HARDEE COUNTY COMMISSION The Hardee County Commission held its monthly evening meeting on Aug. 21 with all five commissioners present. Themeeting was one of the shortest ever in less than 30 minutes. Thefollowing items were approved: C)88:7>-,<0:--B7616/5)<<-:;?1<0.-?+755-6<;44?-:Hardee County Comprehensive Plan amendments to update in co ordination with changes in state rules and to coordinate with theUnified Land Development Code. One involved the turning radius needed when a semi-tractor trailer enters a business. Another updates the Ten-Year Water SupplyPlan to add the new year. The third updates the affordable housingelement of the Comp Plan. C)88:7>-,):-9=-;<.7:<0-+7=6-,<0:--+0)6/-;168=*41+?7:3;+76<:)+<; 6-?); for the state for increased funding for the repaving of West MainStreet to include monies for two fiscal years and raising the amountfrom $757,411 to $1,232,039. 67<0-:?);<0-;<)<-:-9=1:-,)/:--5-6<<75)16<)16<:)..1+;1/ nals and sets the cost the state will pay the county for this. The third was a change in the state funds for construction and engineering on resurfacing Parnell Road from North HammockRoad to SR 66. Approved four items on the consent agenda without discussion.One was proclamation of September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Another was accepting the State Aid to Librariesgrant agreement. The third was the periodic transfer and disposal7.7=<,)<-,+7=6

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August 28, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 5B PHOTO BY JIM KELLY Sam Killebrew, Polk County co-chairman of Vote No On 2, spoke to the Wauchula Kiwa nis Club on Tuesday, Aug. 12, and said voters on Nov. 4 shou ld vote against the medical marijuana amendment which he said is too loosely worded. “Amendment 2 is not de signed to help the sick. Amendment 2 is designed to legalize pot-s moking in Florida. Don’t let them fool you.” He said the wording allows so-called “ca regivers” to dispense medical pot, and they can be convicted felons and do not need any medical training. the amendment places no restrictions on the location of seedy pot shops and does not require a doctor’s prescription in order to obtain pot because a prescription would vio late federal law. Teens and children would be able to legally purchase pot without par ents’ consent, and there is no age restriction. The amendment allow s “other conditions” in addition to relief from a debilitating medical condition for a physician “certification.” Killebrew said the measure should be voted down in 2014 and have the legis lature ap prove better wording. From left are Sam Killebrew, club president Lizette Ort ega, and Wauchula Police Chief John Eason. Killebrew said the amendment is bei ng pushed by Orlando attorney John Morgan and would lead to a lot of lawsuit s. OPPOSES MARIJUANA AMENDMENT TACO SALAD This easy dinner is ready in just 15 minutes.1 pound lean (90 percent)ground beef1 tablespoon chili powder1 jar (16 ounces) mild salsa1 small head iceberg or ro maine lettuce, sliced1 can (15 to 19 ounces) blackbeans, rinsed and drained1/2 cup Cheddar cheese,shredded (2 ounces) 1/4 cup sour cream (optional)1/2 (13.5 ounce) bag tortillachipsFresh cilantro leaves for gar nish 1. Heat nonstick 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat untilhot. Add ground beef and cook5 minutes or until meat is nolonger pink, breaking up meatwith side of spoon. Skim off fat.Stir in chili powder, 2/3 cupsalsa and 1/4 cup water; heat toboiling. 2. Divide lettuce among 4 din ner plates. Top with beef mix ture, beans, Cheddar, remainingsalsa and sour cream if using.Arrange tortilla chips on platearound salad. Garnish with freshcilantro leaves. Use chips toscoop up beef mixture or to crumble over top of salad.Makes 4 main-dish servings. 6 %/".2&+$,10 ),.&"/$-.,0"&+$ ., hydrate, 32g total fat (11g satu rated), 14g fiber, 84mgcholesterol, 1,565mg sodium.For thousands of triple-testedrecipes, visit our website n"./0,**1+& 0&,+/+ All rights reserved Good Housekeeping Saturday, August 16, 2014 r&"()n# # r!& %("'(# Special Thanks Joey Coliveto Ronnie Wright David Singletary ––State Farm Clayton Samuels soc8:28p soc8:21,28c Come Camping With Us! Labor Day "()%%#$ r"#$ &$ at the fire pit %&#()&&$% 1:00p.m. Ceramics in rec hall 4:00p.m. BBQ (we supply chicken and hot dogs and everyone bring a dish to share) 8:00p.m. Movie in meeting hall u u n n d d a a y y u u g g u u s s t t 1 1 9:00a.m. Pancake breakfast in meeting hall 11:00a.m. Games 1:00p.m. Ice Cream Social 2 2 5 5 5 5 5 5 U U S S H H w w y y 1 1 7 7 S S o o u u t t h h Z Z o o l l f f o o S S p p r r i i n n g g s s 863-735-8888 8:21,28c Jazzercise Heartland soc8:21,28cor Start for $0 with 12 month option (auto registration) LIMITED TIME (new customers only) n $ !' $!' %%nO O p p e e n n s s a a t t 1 1 1 1 a a m m T T u u e e s s d d a a y y – – S S a a t t u u r r d d a a y yC C l l o o s s e e d d S S u u n n d d a a y y s s & & M M o o n n d d a a y y s sKIDS EAT FREE(12 & under; One Per Paying Customer)4 pm –Close50¢Wings TuesdayWednesday Saturday C C r r u u s s h hComes Back to The Pub Thursday Friday 7 pm 9 pmC 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 8:30 pm –CloseKaraokewithD D J JA A d d a a m m N N e e w w m m a a n n Starts at 9pm soc8:28c Beer Food Fun & & G G r r i i l l l l e e nrn4 pm Close $25 Grand Prize !'%*$r! Read "$r! $"!&"#( ($Download a free copy of The Great Controversy. Available in both audio and visual or write to The Great Controversy P.O. Box 2385, Wauchula, FL 33873 8:28-9:25p RnrReading Instruction Specialist(Your Child Will Learn to Read! Free Evaluation Internationally Acclaimed Method Children, Teens & Adults soc8:28c Your Business Could Appear Here!Nancy Davis, Kim Reas or Trayce Daniels The Herald Advocate 773-3255 or ATTENTION SUBSCRIBERS If you are moving orchanging your address,please let our subscrip-tion department know assoon as possible so yourservice will not bedelayed.


6B The Herald-Advocate, August 28, 2014 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 —The Classifieds— 98 CHEVY EXTENDED CAB $2,000 cash, 863-781-1062. 8:28c BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE COUCH and chair, 863-773-0736. 8:28p DRIVERS: $5,000 SIGN ON Bonus.Great pay. Consistent freight.Great miles on this Regional Ac count. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-517-2507.8:28-10:9pMECHANIC HELPER NEEDED.Must have some knowledge withcomputer and automobiles. Nophone calls. 5101 US Hwy. 17 N., Bowling Green.8:28cDRIVER CLASS A LICENSE andupdated medical card. Full timeM-F, 8-5. 863-735-1361, fax 863-735-1210, or email 8:28c Help Wanted Furniture Automotive Help Wanted Help Wanted HELP WANTED FOR small, fastpaced office. General duties to in clude phone, filing, organizing,some data entry into Quickbooks.Bi-lingual and Quickbooks experi ence a plus, but not necessary.Start $9-10/hr, 30-40 hours perweek, no benefits. Fax resume to 863-773-6193. 8:21,28cINTERACTIVE 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 or call863-385-8558. HHA#299992766. 2013 CK Franchising, Inc. Mostoffices independently owned and operated. 3:6tfc AUTO REPAIR FACILITY hiringHVAC and driveability technician.Paid holidays and vacation, M-F, 863-491-8500 Arcadia. 7:31-8:28p 3 BR, 2 B HOME, as is, $28,000, 863-773-6169. 8:28,9:4pWHY RENT MAKE US ANOFFER!! Constitution Avenue 3/2concrete block, $73,000. DowningCircle 3/2 mobile home, $33,000.Sally Place 3/1 1 P 2 concrete block, $34,000. 3/2 MH ON 5 ACRES INDeSoto, with nice barn. 863-4128932, 941-627-2769. 8:21,28cDOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME inBowling Green with 4 bedrooms,1.5 baths with extra lot next doorwith well and septic where secondhome could be put. $28,000, 863224-4790. 8:28p Houses FOUND: YOUNG FEMALE dog onSteve Roberts Special Saturday. 863-832-1197. 8:28dhLOST: 8-13-14 COW east of SR664south of Polk County Line Road.Black but head with #24 ear tag.863-781-4314, 863-448-5243. 8:28nc HAVE YOU LOST A PET? Contractanimal control in Bowling Green at863-375-2255 to see if we haveyour cat or dog. We also have pets for adoption.dh/tfc 1965 289 cu. in. Heads reworked,new condition, $400; racing seatw/cover RCI, $150; Ford 302 parts,flywheel, $100; new Ford racingclutch, $150; used Hays plate,$75, 10” sline; 15/8 center linewheels, $150; pressure plate, $25;2” Centrifugal pump w/three suc tion hoses, $150; propane wallheater w/fan, $50; concrete bull float, $100; 863-375-2624. 8:28p Miscellaneous Lost/Found FDnL3ILA M B E RTREALTY INC.r07DE,F>>;E,EC77EL03F5:F=3% Colon Lambert Associate NEW LISTING! 60 Acres. Great location inHardee County. $295,000NEW LISTING!Beautiful executive home onTorrey Oaks Golf Course. All of the upgradesand amenities. Huge closed in porch for enter taining, large walk-in designer shower, gourmetkitchen, 3B/2Bth. Shown by appointment only.$285,000Perfect starter home in excellent location. Largefenced yard and screened in Gazebo for enter taining. 3B/1Bth Wauchula. $85,000This little beauty is just right for a growing fam ily in a terrific neighborhood in Wauchula.3B/1Bth, large oak tree in fenced back yard.Many upgrades and porcelain tile throughout.Call today to make an appointment. $80,00010 Acres including an active blueberry farm,4,000-5,000 lbs. annual harvest! Excellent anddesirable location. $135,000. Owner financingavailable.150+ Acres with approximately 1 mile of riverfrontage. $7,500 per acreCommercial building located downtownWauchula, 840 sq. ft. $65,000PRICE REDUCED! EXCELLENT BUILDINGLOCATION close to town, pond on property.$95,000Lovely trees on this exclusive subdivision lot; un derground utilities and convenient location.$30,000Single wide M/H, 3B/2Bth, central A/C, fur nished. $45,000 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. $695,000INCOME PRODUCING PROPERTY! 20 Acreswith 19.5 acre citrus grove, Earlies and Hamlins;30 amp pump on timer; 6 inch well; house lo cated on property has potential rental income of$850 per month. $425,000Hwy 17 frontage! See this 1B/1Bth, frame withmetal roof home located in Bowling Green.$50,000 PERFECT 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. $1,475,00030 Acre Tract! Pasture and woods, secluded andfenced. $170,000COMMERCIAL 5.6+Acres, 746 feet highwayfrontage; spacious 4B/3Bth residence located onproperty. Call today to see.PROFESSIONAL OFFICE SPACE previouslyused as medical facility; 15,471 sq.ft., blk/brick,carpet and vinyl floors; easy access. 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.$980,000 SERVICE YOU CAN COUNT ON DORIS S. LAMBERT, G.R.I., BrokerKENNETH A. LAMBERT, Broker Delois Johnson Associate 781-2360 Steve Johnson Associate 781-0518 Beverly Allen Associate 863-448-6610 Sue Birge Associate 781-3536 Colon Lambert Associate 781-1103cl8:28c BRIARWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD!! Thislovely 3 bedroom, 2 bath CB/Stucco homeis offered in Briarwood Estates. Large livingroom, 2 car garage, screened porch andover 2000 SF of living area. Briarwood is themost desirable neighborhood in Wauchula. NATURAL LAND!!! Nice wooded 2.25 acresin Fort Green FL. Out in the country a get away from the city life. Owner financingavailable. Priced at $25,000 PRICE REDUCED!!! HOME LOCATED INFORT MEADE!! This 3 bedroom, 1 bath CBhome in historic Ft. Meade has large familyroom, dining room, living room with woodlaminate flooring. A short drive to US Hwy17 for access to Bartow and Lakeland. Alarge back yard for family entertaining.Priced at $39,900 to $35,950 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 to $54,900 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 NEWLY LISTED!! BEAUTIFUL HOME IN CITYLIMITS!! This 4 bedroom, 1 bath home has afenced in backyard with a storage shed! Thiscorner lot is close to shopping and downtownWauchula! With nice tile floors, upgradedwindows, beautiful wood grain ceilings andwalls this home is Priced at $89,900 to $79,900 NEW LISTING!!! Come see this 3 bedroom, 2 bath, concrete block home built in 2008.Home has a screened in front porch for thosehot summer days! Convenient to schools,shopping, restaurants and other activities.This is a must see at $75,000.00GO TO: for More Fannie Mae Properties 702 SOUTH6th AVENUE, WAUCHULAnn nnn Gary Delatorre –————— Each office independently owned and operated. Robert Hinerman 227-0202 Nancy Craft 832-0370 Richard Dasher 781-0162 Victor Salazar 245-1054 cl8:28c 30 Day WarrantyMotor & TransmissionNOINTERESTORFINANCECHARGES3 3 7 7 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 1 1US HWY17 S LBOWLINGGREENnrrrn 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! rnorn rrnncl3:13tfc OWNER 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. $75,000MAKE 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 $199,500 HOUSE WITH GROVE INCOME! 10.07 acres 7rM028=6A>E4143A>><10C77>DB4B:8=6$195,000Church building! 5,011 sf building. Large parkingarea with street on 3 sides. $275,000Commercial 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-2 Citywater and sewer available. $86,500 206 North 6th Avenue, Wauchula, FL 33873 "003-/D@/8381nn James V. See, Jr., Broker Realtor Associates Rick Knight (863) 781-1396 Dusty Albritton (863) 781-0161 Shane Conley (863) 781-9664 cl8:28c Jim See J8;;8ACJ'>2:J(0=3J(74;; J%>=38668=6J8C27;40=8=6 Lamar GilliardHome: (863) 735-0490 Zolfo SpringsMobile: (941) 456-6507 cl4:19tfc GILLIARDFILLDIRTINC. 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August 28, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 7B —The Classifieds— ULLRICH’S WATER Conditioning,409 Goolsby Street, Wauchula.Swimming pool chlorine for sale, 863-773-6448. 8:21tfc 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 2 BR, 1 BATH, DUPLEX apartment$550 month, $550 deposit, 863-781-0434.8:28tfc3 BEDROOM HOUSE built 2008large yard, $850 plus, 863-8321984.8:14-9:11p Rentals Pets Miscellaneous Rentals Rentals 3 BR, 2 BATH, COUNTRY setting,no pests, Old Dixie Hwy. $800month, plus $800 deposit, 863-781-1296.8:28,9:4p1 BR HOUSE in country, 863-735-9284.8:28p3 BR, 2-1/2 BA, HOME, CAH, largeyard, carport, Wauchula, 1 milefrom town, $1,100/month, 1st & last, 863-781-1329. 8:28c1/1 APARTMENT $500 monthlyplus security. 507 N. 9th Ave. NOpets. NO smoking. 863-781-0514, 863-781-1282.8:21tfc *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. 7:5tfcATTENTION! 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 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT, cen tral, no pets, $550 plus $400, 863773-4855.8:14-9:11p PRIVATE DUTY CNA with refer ences, 863-261-2926. 8:28,9:4pCAREGIVER NEEDS JOB863-773-0421, day or evening. 8:28-9:11p 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-dhDO 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-dh Services Services ATTENTION! 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 FRIDAY, SATURDAY, 402 LynnStreet, BG. School clothes, furni ture.8:28pSATURDAY, 8 am 2 pm, 1864Libby Dr., Golfview. Baby clothes, lawn equipment. 8:28pSATURDAY 8-? 2268 Merle Lang ford Road. Something for every one.8:28pTHURSDAY, FRIDAY, 8 am ?, 612Louisiana St., Wauchula. Babyitems, jeans and other items. (Be hind house). 8:28pMOVING SALE, Bedroom furni ture, love seats, swing set. Lots ofmisc. Everything Must Go! 863-773-4464 after 4:00 for details. 8:21,28p NEW FURNITURE, many TVs, lotsof headboards to choose from.20” tires. Hannah’s Hope Chest,226 West Main Street. M-F, 9-4. 8:21,28c Yard Sales 116 REA Rd. Wauchula(across from Wal-Mart)7 7 7 7 3 3 0 0 7 7 7 7 7 7O7 7 7 7 3 3 0 0 7 7 2 2 7 7 Fast, Quality Servicenrr–BILLYBOB’STIRES cl8:28c B BE E A A T T T T H H E E S S U U M M M M E E R R T T I I M M E E H H E E A A T T! !H H A A V V E E Y Y O O U U R R A A I I R R C C O O N N D D I I T T I I O O N N E E R RC C H H E E C C K K E E D D& & S SE E R R V V I I C C E E D D H H a a r r d d e e e e C C o o u u n n t t y y : : 1.876 acres on Hwy 17 north in Wauchula. Great lo cation. Property previously used for auto sales. 37 00 sq ft metal steel building. 1200 sq ft office space in side building. Also large pole barn with metal roof ing. Chain link fencing around property. $225,00021.20 acres on Cecil Durrance Rd. Great place for anew home. Currently used for cattle. 12 acres inHemarthria grass, balance Bahia and some woods.Good perimeter fencing and board fencing on theroad frontage. Priced at $106,000 or $5,000 per acre.Beautiful Gated Country Home on 10 acres. 3 bed room, 3 bath plus extra large rooms. 3286 sq. ft. liv ing. 2 large wells. Fenced with horse barn and stalls.2.7 miles east of Wauchula. Reinforced concreteblock, metal roof, Pecky Cypress, large deck, manymore extras. Excellent condition. Only $279,000. CallMark @ 863-832-0401.800 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. $4,350,000 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 : : 28.35 acres on Lake Grassy. 1116 ft. lake frontage.2388 ft. of frontage on Hwy 29. Mostly cleared andfenced. Beautiful rolling property. Asking $225,000.2.02 acres with three beautiful homes on LakeGrassy. Great property with a great price! $975,000.This property joins the 28 acres for sale. With an other 9.29 acres available also. Call for all the de tails!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! $6,000 per acrePo o l l k k C C o o u u n n t t y y : : 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: 863-386-0303 Fax: 863-386-1112 Private and Confidential Listings and SalesVISIT US AT w w w w w w . a a d d v v a a n n t t a a g g e e h h i i g g h h l l a a n n d d s s . c c o o m mMark LambertRealtor863-832-0401mark33862@gmail.comCharley cl8:28c PENDING SALE State of Florida Contractors Lic# CACO51502 State of Florida Warranty Insurance Lic#P206975 $2000OFFYOUR NEXT REPAIRLimit 1 per customer. No cash value. Cannot be used for maintenance. Not valid or to be combined with any other offers or discounts. NEVER EXPIRES CUT & SAVEBranca’s Air Conditioning, Inc. Hardee County 863-767-1887 Highlands County 863-382-3300 or 863-452-2929 cl8:28c (863) 773-2128 REALTORS JOE L. DAVIS JOE L. DAVIS, JR. JOHN H. O’NEAL REALTOR See more listings at REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS PRICE REDUCED! 9 ac groveon Main Street East, 4” well,micro-jet irrigation. $55,000!PRICE REDUCED! 20 acszoned industrial on Hwy 17.$399,000!4BR/3BA home & Hamlin groveon 20 acs. 2 pole barns, in-ground pool and ac fish pond. $499,0001.3 ac commercial lotw/3,766SF restaurant & drive-thru has 130+ ft frontage onN&S bound Hwy 17. $357,000!3/2 home in Wauchula close tobusiness area w/3 sheds & abarn for your storage needs.$39,000! 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 cl8:28c 4BR/3BA Lake June home, boatdock, 125 feet of Lake Junefrontage. $549,00028 grove w/dble rd frontage;Ratliff Rd. $249,000!89 acs fronts Peace River & in 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!Commercial lot (zoned C-2) in side Wauchula City Limits.$14,000! $99 Move In Special through Aug 31st 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 cl8:7-28c Equal Housing Opportunity Employer & ProviderTHE PALMS 701 La Playa Drive, Wauchula THE PALMS 701 La Playa Drive, Wauchula (863) 773-3809 TDD 800-955-8771 Farm Workers Welcomed R RO O B B I I N N’ ’S SN NE E S S T TP PR R E E S S C C H H O O O O L L8 8 1 1 5 5 E EA A S S T TM MA A I I N NS ST T W WA A U U C C H H U U L L A ALearning Center looking for qualified teacherswith staff credentials and your FCCPC. Only qual ified persons need apply. Must apply in person. 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8B The Herald-Advocate, August 28, 2014The Classifieds CollectingQ: I have four saucers, four teacups and a sugar and creamer in Royal Ruby glass. It has such a beautiful color, I am curious about how it was made. Raynette, Springdale, Ark. A: Although the an cient Egyptians were known to make red glass, most of the pieces seen in American shops and antiques malls are of fairly recent vintage. The 1920s and '30s saw pieces being manufac tured, and after a lull, production picked up again during the 1940s when Anchor Hocking intro duced its pattern of Royal Ruby. The company used copper to achieve its rich color. Some of this type of glass used gold, but its use was, of course, much more expensive to produce. This glass was made in a variety of hues, from the deep-red colors of ruby to the lighter shades of cranberry. The Royal Ruby glass pro duced by Anchor Hocking is plentiful and fairly inexpensive. Most collectors are especially in terested in the pre-World War II pieces. Prices vary, but I would think your teacups and saucers are worth about $35 for the set, the sugar and creamer about half that amount. Q: My daughter's husband came from a family that in cluded early tobacco planta tion owners in the Carolinas. As a result, he inherited a beautiful bedspread made from the fibers of the tobacco plant. Would you have any idea of its value? Donald, Sun City West, Ariz. A: The short answer is no. This is a unique item, and if you truly want to determine its value, it is necessary to hire the services of a professional appraiser. Since you live near Phoenix, you also might contact The Phoenix Art Museum, which has an outstanding textile collec tion, and one of its experts. Q: I have a John Deere toy tractor. It is the Overtime model, 1:16 scale and green in color. I think I got it for a birthday present in about 1995. Any value? Ken, Madison, Wisc. A: I found your tractor refer enced in "The Standard Catalogue of Farm Toys: identification and Price Guide," edited by Karen O'Brien and published by Krause Books. According to O'Brien, your toy was manufactured in 1994 and is valued in the $13 to $27 range, depending on its condition. Write to Larry Cox in care of KFWS, P.O. Box 536475, Or lando, FL 32853-6475, or send e-mail to questionsforcox@ Due to the large volume of mail he receives, Mr. Cox can not 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 COMPUTER USE KEEPS BRAIN IN HIGH GEAR We can improve our memory and store brain power for the fu ture by surfing the Internet and checking email. So says a study with the unwieldy title of "English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA): Can Int-ernet/Email Use Reduce Cognitive Decline?" Per the study, besides "stor ing" cognitive ability (brainbased skills) for the future, digital literacy also "leads to the employment of more efficient cognitive networks to delay cog nitive decline" in other words, we find new ways of get ting the results we want. It makes sense. Digital liter acy involves more than just pressing buttons on the key board. Hunting for what we want on the Internet involves thinking, planning and carrying out what we want to do, evaluating what we find and maybe sharing it in email with others. And it's not just computers; smart phones, tablets and lap tops play a part in digital liter acy as long as we understand how to use them. The study used a large group 6,400 adults in Britain ages 50 to 89, with annual retests for eight years. As tests of memory, they were given 10-word lists for later recall. The conclusion was that good health, financial status and edu cation and digital literacy resulted in better memory. Those who didn't use the Internet showed declines. Current users increased their recall capability. The good news is that over half of seniors between 65 and 74 have Internet access, in both the U.K. and the U.S. Key is that little caveat about financial status. Not everyone can afford a computer and Inter net access. However, there are ways to get around this. Senior centers often give classes on In ternet browsing, use of cell phones, useful computer programs like email and book keeping, and the like. And if they don't have computers that seniors can use, the library usually does. Matilda Charles regrets that she cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incor porate them into her column whenever possible. Send email to 2014 King Features Synd., Inc.SENIORNEWSLINEby Matilda Charles Q: The windows in my new apartment have curtain brack ets installed on either side of all the windows, but they are ei ther warped or broken. I'm not very confident that I can put up new brackets. Any tips? Sarah, via email A: Sure. Tip one: don't be nervous about placing new brackets. Tip two: measure twice, cut (or drill) once. Putting up outside-mounted curtains can seem difficult, but it's a great home-improvement project for beginners that can boost confidence while making your apartment considerably more awesome. You'll need a few simple tools: a tape measure (one of the big locking ones is ideal) and a level (very inexpensive, but indispensible for getting the brackets set up in line). Buy a corded power drill, or borrow one from a friend, along with a set of drill bits. And keep one flat-head and one Phillips-head screwdriver on hand, too. You'll also need a small ladder or stepladder to work safely. Measure the height that the curtains must reach. If you want floor-length curtains, measure from the floor to the top of the window molding (the wooden frame around the window opening). Add about 4-6 inches to that measurement to get the correct height of curtains you need. (Most ready-made curtains come in standard sizes, with 84 inches the norm for floor-length.) Measure the width of the win dow from one side of the molding to the other. Next, buy new brackets and curtain rods (and curtains, if you don't have them already). The rods should be long enough to extend 3-6 inches past the window on each side. The brackets need to be tough enough to hold up heavy curtains (that's part of the reason why your old brackets are partially torn out of the wall). You also may want to buy plastic wall anchors; bracket screws go through these to better hold the brackets in place. Really long curtain rods often come with an additional bracket placed at the center of the rod to keep it from warping downward. Take the hint and install this center bracket if it's included. To set up the new brackets, measure and mark a point 6 inches above the window molding and another one 3-6 inches past the molding, on both sides of the window. Use the level to ensure that the points are in line with each other. Make sure the new brackets aren't placed in the same spot as the old ones. Place the new bracket so the top part touches the outer mark you just made. Use a pencil and mark the drill holes for the bracket. Do the same on the other side. Re-measure and level the two points. Then, pre-drill guide holes for the bracket, using a drill bit one size smaller than the bracket's screws. Hold the bracket in place over the pre-drilled holes, and place the screws, using the screwdriver to hand-tighten. If using a screw anchor, screw that into the wall first, then hold the bracket in place and thread the screw into the plastic anchor. (The anchor will pop open on the backside of the wallboard.) Double-check the placement of the second bracket one last time, then screw it into the wall. If a center bracket is needed, add that as well. Now, all that's left is to put the curtains onto the rod, and lift the rod into place on the brackets. An easy task! HOME TIP: Floor-length curtains should just touch the floor or crease slightly; shorter curtains should reach at least 6 inches below the window frame. Send your questions or home tips to (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc.This Is AHammerBy Samantha Mazzotta Family Owned & OperatedServing Central Florida For Over 20 YearsOwner Robert Spurlock FREE ESTIMATES $50 Off Any Job $500 or More Licensed & Insured CCC 1325523NOT VALID WITH ANY OTHER OFFER cl3:13tfc 863-453-5565 735-01 883505 US HWY17 S ZOLFOSPRINGSMon. Wed. 10am 6pm Fri. & Sat. 10am 7pmCLOSEDTHURSDAY& SUNDAYDANHILL Hills Auto WorldB BU UY YH HE ER RE E! P PA A Y YH HE ER RE E! 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August 28, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 9B Stump The Swami By John Szeligo Well, Football Fans, it is game week. Labor Day weekend marks the end of summer and beginning of fall and, of course, foot ball! Nole Fans cannot hold back their enthusiasm over the possi bility of a repeat National Championship. It was destiny for Jimboto win a title or more possibly, it’s in his DNA. What’s that you say? Since the discovery of DNA in 1988, forensic science has solved crime at an amazing rate. It has alsolinked people to their families and ancestral homelands like one cando on A run of DNA Test on legendary college foot ball coaches would show a link to the state of West Virginia. TheMountain State could also be referred to as the “Cradle of Coaches.”2013 entered Jimbo Fisher from Clarksburg, W. Va., to the familyof title winning coaches. He grew up just a few miles south ofMonongah, W.Va., the hometown of Nick Saban. Saban has wonfour National Titles in all, three at Alabama and one at LSU He could be the nation’s top coach presently. The procession of great coaches from West Virginia began with Fielding Yost from Fairview, W.Va. He made Michigan a footballpower winning six National Championships before becoming theathletic director. He is credited with building the “Big Hou se” as Michigan Stadium is known, in that role. His pronunciation of “MeeShe Gun “is still used by commentators jokingly as well. Ben Schwartzwalder was born in Pt. Pleasant, W.Va. He played at WVU from 1930 to 1933 as a 146-pound center before coachingSyracuse from 1949 to 1973. He had Jim Brown, Ernie Davis, FloydLittle, Jim Nance and Larry Czonka all play running back for him.His 1959 Orangemen won the National Championship. Lou Holtz, born in Follansbee, W.Va., led Notre Dame to a 1988 National Championship beating, ironically, West Virginia in the Fi esta Bowl. Bob Pruett played at Marshall after growing up in Beck ley, W.Va. He returned to his Alma Mater in 1996 to coach Marshallto a 15-0 season with a National Championship led by Randy Moss,Eric Kresser and former Buccaneers center John Wade. Pruett won80% of his games at Marshall and won five straight bowl games atone point. Probably one of the most entertaining if not controversial coaches came from Shinnston, W.Va. His name was John McKay.He led Southern California to four National Champio nships from 1960 to 1975. He was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach when theybegan in 1976 through the 1984 season. McKay was famous for hissarcastic humor and one-liners. When asked by Andy Hardy in aninterview what he thought about his team’s execution, McKayquipped “I’m all for it,” He was a classic. No discussion of West Virginia coaches would be complete without Bobby Bowden. Now, he is a native of Alabama but hisroots to W.Va. in the 1960s and 70s coaching in Morgantown didproduce Morgantown High and WVU grads Tommy and Terry.Tommy had success at Tulane going unbeaten with Shawn King at QB then at Clemson for 10 years where he went to 8 bowl gameswinning 3 of them. Terry had success at Salem College, Auburn (11-0 once), 3 playoff appearances at North Alabama and is currentlythe head coach at Akron. They also had a sister who was a cheer leader at WVU. Bobby Bowden did win two National Champi onships at FSU. He will be back in Morgantown this fall for theHomecoming Game against Kansas. The last three notable coaches, like the Bowden brothers that have had success but no National Championships, are Bill Malloryfrom Glen Dale, W.Va., he coached at at Miami of Ohio and Col orado; Huntington’s Jim Grobe at Ohio U and Wake Forest; and cur rent Arizona Coach Rich Rodriguez from Grant Town. Just for funwe can add Steve Spurrier. The Ole Ball Coach really? Spurrier’sfather was the pastor of the Presbyterian Church in St. Albans, W.Va.The family moved to Tennessee when Mrs. Spurrier was 7 monthspregnant with Steve. Now fast forward to his time at UF. BillyDonovan brings in basketball player Brett Nelson to the Gators fromSt. Albans. Spurrier meets Nelson and says “Son, I wasn’t born inSt. Albans but I’m pretty sure I was conceived there.” There youhave it. Steve Spurrier even traces his roots back to West Virginia. Here is this week’s Bill O’ Fare — Have a great Labor Day Week end. 1. Idaho at Florida — Gators will be back in 2014. The Potato Vandals get smashed, fried, baked, made into salad etc… Florida 56Idaho 13. 2. Oklahoma St. vs. FSU in Texas — The Pokes have the least amount of veterans back from 2013 in the nation. Not a good timeto play the Noles but OSU always has good recruiting. FSU 44 OSU17. 3. Miami at Louisville — Cardinals will find that the ACC is not the SEC but it’s not the AAC either. Miami 34 Louisville 17. 4. Western Carolina at USF — Bulls defense is solid but of fense must improve. This one is a win though. USF 34 WCU 13. 5. UCF vs. Penn St in Ireland — Knights defense should be very stout in 2014 with 9 starters returning. UCF 21 Penn St. 17. 6. Marshall at Miami (Ohio) — Herd offense will put up 500plus yards while the defense dominates. Cato to Shuler all day long!Marshall 56 Miami 13. 7. West Virginia vs. Alabama in Atlanta — Tide is a 27-point favorite. Take the points. WVU will be much improved. Alabama34 WVU 20. 8. Texas A&M at South Carolina — No Johnny Football means NO Chance in Columbia. Gamecocks rule the day. USC 33 Aggies17. 9. Georgia Southern at N. C. St. — Former Hardee Wildcat Ezayi Youyoute will be back in action for the Eagles. Wolfpack is alittle better team. NCSU 27 GSU 21. 10. Appalachian St. at Michigan — Could we see UPSET PART 2? Lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice. Michigan48 Appy St. 13. 11. Ohio St. at Navy — Can Navy’s ground game control the clock and pile up points? They are one of the best at it. Ohio St. 31Navy 24. 12. UCLA at Virginia — Bruins make a mark early in 2014. UCLA 41 UVA 14. 13. Boise at Mississippi — Rebels defense wins it. Mississippi 27 Boise 17. 14. Arkansas at Auburn – Tigers open SEC strong. Auburn 34 Arkansas 20. 15. Clemson at Georgia — ACC versus SEC! No question. Georgia 35 Clemson 24. 16. LSU vs. Wisconsin in Houston — Tigers open with a solid win over a Big 10 power team. LSU 33 Wisconsin 20 17. Boston College at UMass — QB Blake Frohnapfel makes his mark in Minuteman lure. UMASS 34 BC 23. 18. SMU at Baylor — Bears explode early. Baylor 65 SMU 21. 19. Utah St. at Tennessee — Vols squeak by. Tennessee 30 Utah St. 27. 20. Temple at Vanderbilt — Commodores open solid. Vandy 34 Temple 17. HWY$#'!""!""#$!# SUPER MATTCoin LaundryLarge Washers & DryersUp To 125 lbs. 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Any disabled pe rson needing to make special arrangements should contact theCounty Commissioner’s office at least forty-eight (48)hours prior to the public meeting.This notice is published in compliance with FloridaStatutes 286.0105.Interested parties may appear at the public meeting andbe heard. If a person decides to appeal any decisionmade by the members, with respect to any matter consid ered at such meeting or hearing, he will need a record ofthe proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may needto ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding ismade, which record includes the testimony and evidenceupon which the appeal is to be based.Lexton H. Albritton, Jr. County Manager 8:28c Gene Davis Sales Manager Stop in and see why we will not be undersold! Selling 14 brands of different new vehicles is just the beginning. 1031 U.S. Highway 17 N. Wauchula, Florida 33873 (863) 781-1947 www. 8:28c


10B The Herald-Advocate, August 28, 2014 8:28c 8:28,9:4c Weekly Wednesdays, September 17 October 15 12:00 1:00 pm Florida Hospital Wauchula 533 W. Carlton Street Wauchula, 33873 &"'(%$,%&( n,***! R OBBY E LLIOTT !$)!('"" !'&!$'$$! %&' (%%#' !#( 8:28c Wauchula News By Jan Wilkins 773-0618 Another week has flown by and much has happened in andaround Wauchula, as well as therest of Hardee County. Just aweek or so ago I was wonderingwhat to do to keep from pureboredom, and now I am wonder ing where and how I am goingto get everything done and inorder. Peace and rest, or busy ness? Each day to itself, and allthings will be done in their owntime. My sincere condolences go to the Doyle Bryan family, as wellas to Mae Marcella Roberts’family and friends, and to thoseof the Raymond Chambliss fam ily. God bless, and please knoweach family has my prayers nowand in the days and weeksahead. I wrote about Elizabeth Greene leaving for college lastweek. Her mother, ColletteGreene, told me that Liz will be attending Southeastern BibleCollege for her studies. Formore updates, feel free to con tact Collette. Another young man, Jer-main King, has been accepted at theUniversity of West Floridawhere he will be completing hisgraduate studies. Jermain wantsto work in the field of sportsmanagement, as well as gettinghis business degree. Jermain, asour family friend, I want to wishyou the best as you move for ward. May God bless you ineach new endeavor. The Hardee Senior High School Blue Star Brigade, underthe direction of Lynzi (not Lind say as I previously posted) Carl son, made its first road triptogether last Friday, the 22nd, asthe band members traveled tothe football classic in Auburn dale. They plan to travel toTampa Jesuit and Fort Meadeaway games before attending theUniversity of South Florida’s“Hot Band Day” on Saturday,Sept. 6th, and will give their firsthome performance when HSHSplays against Sebring’s footballteam on Mosaic night. I don’t know why but four inches of rain on the hill here inRiverview Heights seems to bethe magical number, but that iswhat my rain gauge has held forseveral weeks in a row. Lastweek, as I leaving my houseeach morning, I would check thetemperature and the humidity.The temperatures have been afew degrees lower, but the hu midity has either been in thehigh 90’s or at one 100 degrees,making it seem hotter. Our Hardee schools have been blessed by many local busi nesses over the most part of thismonth as they have more thanabundantly provided school sup plies for each of our districtschools. Always, where there isa need, you will find it being metby our local population and itscommercial establishments andfoundations. That is truly“Hardee Life.” Helen Lather had medical tests done on Thurs., the 21stwith her results bringing reliefwhen her doctors told her every thing is good. For this, we praiseGod for answered prayers. Birthday greetings for this week go to Connie Abbott, andtwo of my granddaughters -Michelle Redoble and Chloe Elaine Wilkins. Please remember another of my granddaughters in prayer -Tiana Gonzales, as she is stillawaiting the arrival of her son,Samuel Ezquel. She has beenunder special medical care andfrom what we are told she willbe until his birth. Another prayer request that was given to me was for ConnieSchiemmer, who has been re ceiving kidney dialysis for sometime, and also is having severedigestive problems. The primary election has come and gone, but we must stillface the race for the finals thatare still several weeks away. I have often heard it said that ifyou did not vote and you don’tlike the results, then you have no reason for complaint. Again, Iask that each of you make yourvote count. Florida Crop Update Week Ending: August 24, 2014 High Temperatures, Drier Conditions Weather Summary: According to Florida’s Automated Weather Network (FAWN), rainfall ranged from no rain to 1.93inches this past week. Alachua (Alachua County) received the mostrain with 1.93 inches, followed by Kenansville (Osceola County)with 1.62 inches. Per the U.S. Drought Monitor, Florida was 79 per cent drought free this past week. The highest temperature was 101degrees in MacClenny (Baker County). The lowest temperature inthe State was 69 degrees in Quincy (Gadsden County). Field Crops: There was an average of 6.7 days suitable for field work, up slightly from 6.3 days the previous week. Hay continuedto be cut in the Panhandle, north, and central Florida as weather per mitted. Army worm damage decreased, but is still a problem. In thePanhandle, seasonal production practices continued and fall harvestwas underway. Corn harvest was completed in Jackson County, butstill underway in Madison County. Scattered showers in the Pan handle gave spots of brief relief this past week. Extreme heat indexwarnings made for unsuitable working conditions across the State.Tobacco harvest was nearing completion in Columbia County.Peanut condition was mostly good for the State. Citrus: Rainfall in the citrus producing area this past wee k was widespread and generally heavy. All but one station received someprecipitation. Twelve stations received more than a half-inch andseven received more than an inch. Kenansville (Osceola County) re ceived the most at 1.62 inches, followed by Arcadia (De SotoCounty) with 1.59 inches. Belle Glade (Palm Beach County)recorded the least with no precipitation recorded. Daytime high tem peratures were hot, reaching the mid to upper 90s in all citrus pro ducing counties. As per the U.S. Drought Monitor, last updatedAugust 19, 2014, the entire citrus producing region in Florida re mains drought free. Next season’s crop is progressing well. Growers and caretakers are applying summer oils, fertilizing, irrigating, and in some casesresetting new trees. Fruit and Vegetables: Farmers in southwest Florida experi enced a very hot, mostly dry week. Vegetable growers in southwestFlorida started planting melons, tomatoes, peppers, squash, and con tinued to prepare land and lay plastic for fall crops. Fruits and veg etables being planted in Miami-Dade County included okra, boniato,and bitter melon; harvested included okra, boniato, bitter melon, av ocado, longan, and carambola. Livestock and Pastures: Statewide, the cattle and pasture con dition was mostly good. Cattle were stressed due to heat this pastweek. Q: I am a big fan of “24,” and was pleasantly surprisedto see the character of Chengreturn this summer. Can youtell me where else I can see theactor who played him? —Lawrence E., Baltimore A: Tzi Ma is the longtime character actorwho lost hishead as ChengZhi in the sea son finale of“24: Live An other Day.” Ispoke with Tzirecently, andwas delighted (and a bit relieved)to find that he was nothing likeCheng and much more like hischaracter of the Zen Master onUSA’s “Satisfaction” (which hasits season finale on Thursday,Sept. 18, at 10/9c). Tzi (pronounced “tie”) was thrilled to get the call to return tohis bad-guy role on “24,” but italmost made him miss out on“Satisfaction” when shooting forboth series began to overlap. Tzi told me: “It was a bit of a logistical nightmare. Thankgoodness they worked it out.‘Satisfaction’ was on the brink ofreplacing me because I was sup posed to be in Atlanta by themiddle of May, and I was still inEngland. I flew straight fromLondon to Atlanta. And I wasstill on hold for ‘24’ in case weneeded to do reshoots. Sean(Jablonski, the creator of ‘Satis faction’) is so generous and sup portive and trusting. They waitedfor me, and I am so grateful forthat. Thank you, guys!” Tzi also addressed the state ment made by Freddie Prinze Jr.that Keifer Sutherland was un professional and difficult to workwith: “Look at what Keifer’sdone for ‘24.’ He’s been in prac tically every scene, from begin ning to end, for nine seasons.That should tell you somethingabout this guy’s work ethic. Idon’t know any actor who comesto the set more prepared thanhim. You can’t carry a show likethis being an asshole. Everyonehas his moments, even me. Thefact is, he doesn’t compromisebecause he is trying to achieveexcellence.” Q: I can’t get enough “Out lander”! Please tell me it willbe back for another season. —Eleanor W., The Villages, Fla. A: I am thrilled to tell you that after its record-shattering open ing weekend, Starz did indeedrenew the time-traveling/fan tasy/historical-drama/romanceseries for a second season. Earlyreports say that the second sea son will be at least 13 episodes,and it will be based on Diana Ga baldon’s second book in the“Outlander” series, “Dragonflyin Amber.” Q: Like the rest of the world, I was shocked andheartbroken to hear aboutRobin Williams’ suicide. Iknow he was working on somemovies before his death. Willany be released posthumously? —Kelli F., via email A: The consummate funny man with a heart as big as hisfunny bone left this world waytoo soon, as I’m sure we all canagree. He did leave behind fourmovies that have yet to be re leased: “Night at the Museum:Secret of the Tomb,” “MerryFriggin’ Christmas,” “Boule vard” and “Absolutely Any thing.” Write to Cindy at King FeaturesWeekly Service, P.O. Box536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475; or e-mail her (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. Celebrity Extra By Cindy Elavsky


August 28, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 11B S S t t o o n n e e F F r r u u i i t t F F e e a a s s t t When it comes to food and cooking, a good rule of thumb isto mix it up a bit. When cookingseasonally, it's best to try newfoods when they show up at thefarmers market or grocery.There's so much fresh summerproduce to choose from ––from the popular picks like corn andwatermelon, to the lesser known,not so sought after group likemulberries and crenshaw squash.Now is the time to take advan tage of this overflowing in-the-raw produce buffet. Trysomething new and experiencethe nuances of different flavorsin your meals! In a world longing for peaches, nectarines somehow take a backseat. Nectarines and peaches areboth members of the stone-fruitfamily, which includes plumsand apricots. But in this family,the peach and nectarine are soclose, there is only one gene re sponsible for their difference.This unique gene makes thepeach fuzzy and the nectarinesmooth. If you take a blind tastetest, I think you'll agree that thenectarine has its own distinct at traction. It's usually sweeter andjuicier than most peaches ––in essence, more nectar! KitchenDivaBy Angela Medearis & Gina Harlow Nectarines, like peaches, orig inated in China over 2,000 yearsago and spread across the conti nents until they landed in Amer ica. They grow best in warmerclimates, like California, wherealmost all the nectarines we findin the market are grown. Nectarines are an excellent source of vitamin C and are lowin calories. While a delicioussweet nectarine is relatively highin sugar, its fiber content helpsthe body slow the breakdown ofits sugar in your digestive track,therefore making them a goodchoice for satisfying your sweettooth. Recently, studies haveeven suggested that nectarines,as well as other stone fruits, havea bioactive compound that couldprove effective in preventingobesity. Nectarines, like other stone fruits, are ripe when they givejust slightly to the touch. Youalso should be able to smell thesweetness of a nectarine. Theycan sit out until fully ripe, thenthey should be eaten or refriger ated quickly. The ultimate is tobuy ripe nectarines and enjoythem right away. Former White House chef Bill Yosse has created the perfectrecipe to showcase the unique flavors of nectarines. His FlakyNectarine Pie is an addictivedessert featuring summer stonefruit encased in a delicate crust.FLAKY NECTARINE PIE2 packages pre-made pie dough(for 2 pie crusts) or homemadepie dough for 2 pie crustsFilling8 cups (about 7) ripe nec tarines, unpeeled, pitted andcut into 1-inch chunks1 tablespoon freshly squeezedlemon juice1/2 cup granulated sugar1/4 cup packed light brownsugar1/8 teaspoon salt4 tablespoon cornstarch1 tablespoon brandy1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 egg white, beaten, at roomtemperature1 1/2 teaspoon granulatedsugarFor the Filling 1. In a large bowl, toss to gether the nectarines and lemonjuice. Add sugars and the salt;gently mix to combine withoutmashing the nectarine chunks.Set aside to macerate for about30 minutes. 2. Return nectarines to the bowl and add cornstarch, mixinguntil it has completely dissolved.Stir in the brandy and vanilla.Reserve.To Assemble and Bake 1. Transfer one round of the pie crust dough to a black steelor Pyrex 9-inch pie pan, and trimthe edges so they are even withthe rim. Place the second roundon a flat baking sheet and placein freezer. This will become the top of the pie. 2. Freeze dough in pie pan for 1 hour. When ready to bake, pre heat oven to 425 F. Remove piepan from freezer and line thedough with aluminum foil. Fillwith baking beads, dried beansor uncooked rice. Bake for 30minutes; allow to cool. Whencool, preheat oven again to 350F. 3. Pour nectarine filling into the pre-baked pie shell. Use apastry brush to moisten the edgesof the bottom pie crust with someof the egg white. Remove the topdough from freezer and placeover the fruit. Press down aroundedges with fingers to seal, andtuck any excess dough under theedges. With paring knife, cut 12slits in the center of raw dough,barely piercing it, to create airvents. Then, brush top doughwith remaining egg white andsprinkle with Demerara or gran ulated sugar. 4. Bake on an aluminum foilcovered rimmed 11-by-17-inchbaking sheet on the center rackfor 1 hour until pie is deeplygolden, and you can see the thickjuices bubbling through thevents. Let cool before serving.Makes one 9-inch pie to serve 8.Angela Shelf Medearis is anaward-winning children's author,culinary historian and the authorof seven cookbooks. Her newcookbook is "The Kitchen Diva'sDiabetic Cookbook." Her web site is To seehow-to videos, recipes and much,much more, Like Angela ShelfMedearis, The Kitchen Diva! onFacebook and go to may not be reprintedwithout permission from AngelaShelf Medearis. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc., and Angela Shelf Medearis If you think rejection is bad, then try a big slice of ejection, if you will, with a body slam or two throwed in for good measure. –––––– Now us earthlings have two worlds to contend with –– that is the regular world and the computer world. –––––– In life happiness comes in spurts while troubles come in floods. –––––– Have you ever seen ambulance arrive on the scene at top speed, with sirens whining and lights flashing, with a physician who isaboard just in case? –––––– I recently attended a women’s lib celebration up in New York and made a request for them to play that old country song entitled“Slap Her Again, Pa.” All I remember was when I came to they wereloading me into an ambulance. –––––– Always remember when we humans try to put on the dog, it could come back to bite us, and a lot of times it does. –––––– Thieves never retire. –––––– The Mafia’s favorite seafood is the red mobster. –––––– We have always heard people say –– kill them with kindness, but how many casualties have you ever seen from it? –––––– Sometimes dreams are like the old silent movies –– no color, no sound. –––––– To paraphrase our late and great President Ronald Reagan who said nothing scared him more than for the government to say theyare here now, let us help you.Truman A. Thomas, 77, is an Avon Park resident with many friendsand associates in Hardee County. He is the father of Sherry Whiteof Wauchula, and is a retired salesman and former r adio disc jockey whose morning show topped the Nielsen Ratings. A self-described“little boy captive in an old man’s body,” he can be reached at 453-3589 or by writing 1098 Memorial Dr., Avon Park, FL 33825. Jokes & Philosophies With A Little Dab Of Common Sense By Truman A. Thomas CITY OF WAUCHULA NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC The City Commission of the City of Wauchula will hold the regular scheduled workshop Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 5:00 pm or as soon thereafter as it reason ably can be held. The agenda can be viewed at www.cityofwauchul The meetings will be held at the Commission Chambers located at 225 East Main Street, Wauchula, FL 33873. Pursuant to Section 286.0107, Florida Statutes, as amended, the City Commission hereby advises that if any interested person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Commission with respect to any matter considered at the p roceedings, he will need a record of the proceeding and that, for such purposes, he may nee d to insure that a verba tim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes th e testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. The City Commission of the City of Wauchula, Florida does not d iscriminate upon the basis of any individual’s disability status. This non-di scriminatory policy involves every aspect of the Commission’s functions, including ones access to, participation, employment or treatment in its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonab le accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, should contact the City Clerk at (863) 773-3131. CITY OF WAUCHULAS/Richard K. Nadasky Jr.Mayor ATTESTS/Holly SmithCity Clerk 8:28c NOTICE The regular meeting of the Hardee County School Board schedul ed for Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. has been changed to Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 5:15 p.m., or immediately following the f inal budget hearing at 5:10 p.m. The meeting and the hearing will be held in t he School Board Meeting Room, 230 South Florida Avenue Wauchula, Florida. 8:28c PROCLAMATION The Town of Zolfo Springs Election Qualifying Period for the purpos e of electing one (1) Commission Member will open September 22, 2014 beginning at 7:30 AM and run through September 25, 2014 at 5:00 PM for General Election on Monday, October 27, 2014. Seat 1 for four (4) year term. PROCLAMACIO’N La ciudad de Zolfo Springs eleccion de calificacion period con e l fin de elegir a los miem bros de Comision de u o (1) abrira el 22 de septiembre de 2014 a partir de 7:30 de la manana hasta el 25 de septiembre de 2014 a las 5:00 PM para el ecciones generals el 27 de octubre de 2014. Asientos de 1 para periodos de cuatro (4) anos ATTEST: Amanda Gibson, Town ClerkJuan Otero, Mayor NOTICE Registration Books will close Friday, September 26, 2014, at the Supervisor of Elections office at 4:00 PM for the General Election for the Town of Zolfo Springs, Florida, to be held on Monday October 27, 2014. AVISO Libros de registro de aviso se cerrara el viernes 26 de septiembre de 2014, en la Oficina de supervisor de elecciones alas 4:00 PM par elecciones gen erals de la ciudad de Zolfo Springs, Florida, que se celebrara el lunes, 27 de octubre de 2 014. 8:28c NOTICE OF DANGEROUS DOG HEARING CITY OF BOWLING GREEN, FLORIDA Notice is given that the City of Bowling Green, Florida, will cond uct a hearing regarding whether a dog will be classified as a “Dangerous Dog” pursuant to Ordinance 20 07-01 and Chapter 767 Florida Statutes, at the special City Council me eting scheduled for Sep tember 2, 2014, at City Hall, 104 E. Main Street, Bowling Green, FL starting at 6:30 PM. Interested persons can appear and be heard on possible declaration of a dang erous dog by attending the meeting and signing the request form. Copies of any appraisals or other background materials may be reviewed or obtained at the office of the Cit y Clerk, M-F, 8:00 to 5:00 PM at 104 E. Main Street, Bowling Green, FL 33834. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter discussed at any meeting or hearing, he will need a record of the proceedi ngs for such purposes, he may need to ensure that a verbatim reco rd of the proceedings is made, which record includes testimony and evidence upon which the ap peal is based, per Florida Statute 286.0105. Verbatim transcripts are not furnished by the Cit y. Any person with a disability requiring reasonable special accommodations in order to part icipate in this meet ing should contact the City Clerk with the request at (863) 37 5-2255. 8:28c PUBLIC NOTICE Hardee County intends to apply for HUD Supplemental Disaster Funding i n the amount of $123,000.00 provided by the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Devel opment to assist the State of FL in recovering from effects of the 2008 Storm Events. This funding will be administered by the FL Dept. of Economic Opportunity (DEO) and can only be u sed for selected activities that are directly related to the disasters or miti gation for areas affected by previous disasters. Activities that are typically eligible for f unding under the Community Development Block Grant Program are eligible projects if no other funding is available to meet the need. Applications are due to DEO no later than 5:00 p.m ., September 15, 2014. Hardee County intends to submit an application which will inclu de the following activities: Any resident wishing to know more about the proposed project and/or an y non-English speaking person wishing to provide a response to this public noti ce should contact Janet Gilliard at 863-773-6349 or prior to the September 15, 2014 application submittal deadline. A language interpreter is available u pon request. Information relating to the proposed project can also be accessed on the county website located at Comments from the public must be received by September 11, 2014. All comments will be considered prior to submission of t he application to DEO. Information relating to the proposed project and application is availabl e for review between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30.m. at Hardee Co. Community Development, 412 W. Orang e St., Rm. 201, Wauchula, FL 33873. 8:28c Hardee County Industrial Development Authority Bid Notice The Hardee County IDA, through construction manager Halfacre Const ruction Company, is soliciting qualified subcontractor bidders for limited scopes of work for the Hardee County Commerce Park Shell Building for Lot 16 and 17 (Phase 1). This building will be an approximate 80,000 SF pre-engineered metal building. The limited scopes of work include: concrete, pre-engineered metal building erection (metal buildi ng supplied by Halfacre Construction), OH doors / dock equipment, and storefronts. You can request electronic copies of the invitation to bid, bid forms and plans with the Hardee County IDA (Sarah Pelham or Kristi Schierling, 863-773-3030, or online ), or Halfacre Construction Company (Greg Witt – 941-907-9099). There is no pre bid meeting.The bids will be due in a sealed envelope to the Hardee Count y IDA office or Halfacre Construction Company office on September 5, 2014 at 1:00 PM.Note: All prospective bidders/respondents are hereby caut ioned not to contact any mem ber of the Hardee County Industrial Development Authority or Halfacre Construction other than the specified contact persons.The Hardee County Industrial Development Authority/Halfacre Construction reserve the right to reject any or all bids.Contacts: Greg Witt, Halfacre Construction, 941-907-9099 Sarah Pelham/Kristi Schierling, Hardee County Industrial Development Author ity, 863-773-3030 8:21,28c


12B The Herald-Advocate, August 28, 2014 8:28c NOT A DEPOSITNOT FDIC INSUREDNOT GUARANTEED BY THE BANK NOT INSURED BY ANY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY MAY GO DOWN I N VALUE PORK AND STUFFING BAKE This filling entree won't add any heat to the kitchen.6 slices reduced-calorie whitebread, toasted and cut intocubes1/2 cup finely chopped onion1 cup finely chopped celery3/4 cup water1 teaspoon meat seasoning1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes4 (4-ounce) lean tenderizedpork tenderloins or cutlets1 (10 3/4-ounce) can reduced-fat cream of chicken soup1. In a large bowl, combinebread cubes, onion and celery.Add water, meat seasoning and parsley flakes. Mix well to com bine.2. Pat mixture into an 8-by-8-inch microwaveable glass bak ing dish. Evenly arrange porktenderloins over stuffing. Spoonchicken soup evenly over top.3. Cover and microwave onHIGH (100 percent power) for25 minutes or until meat is ten der, turning dish after 15 min utes. Let set for 2 to 3 minutes.Divide into four servings. E,.3>0=A4920<@,7> calories, 7g fat, 31g protein, 24gcarb., 549mg sodium, 1gm fiber;4,-0?4.C.3,920>!0,?nStarch/Carb., 1/2 Vegetable. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. Comfort Foods Made FAST AND HEALTHY! By Healthy Exchanges Well, the Hardee Wildcats scored 27 points and lost. In most games, that would be a winner, but Hardee was playing against lastyear’s 5A-10 runner-up Auburndale Bloodhounds, who had lost in?30=024:9,7<@,=?0=149,7>,D0,=,2:4>?=4.?nnG>,=/00,7>:7:>?49?30=024:9,7<@,=?0=149,7>,2,49>?0A09?@,7>?,?0.3,8;4:980= 4.,90=4?,20,=/003:B0A0=B,>>?,=?492,>:;3:8:=0<@,=?0= back with limited experience, who nevertheless did a good first job. Look for Hardee to rebound at Tampa Jesuit on Friday night. Je suit lost 40-21 in last week’s Classic to new upstart Palm Harbor,after losing a 21-20 lead. This game ought to be a barn-burner.Hopefully, Hardee will bring home its first victory of the season. After a trip to Fort Meade on Sept. 5, the Wildcats come home to host Sebring on Sept. 12 before a bye week to prepare for the dis trict schedule which begins in early October. ––––– JV football begins tonight (Thursday) with a trip to Mulberry to face the junior Panthers. The junior Cats are at DeSoto next Thurs day and finally are at home on Sept. 11 against Fort Meade. Hardee Junior High football starts on Sept. 16 at Hill-Gustat Middle School in Sebring at what could be the start of an unprece dented sixth unbeaten season and fifth Heartland Championship. All5@94:=34232,80>3,A0,;8>?,=?@9?47?30149,70,?3:80#.?28 against Bok Academy, which starts at 6 p.m. ––––– Hardee swimming got its season start on Monday at home against Sebring and Avon Park. Both Hardee teams placed thirdoverall but there were highlights. Alex Johnson won her 50-yardfreestyle, Wyatt Ziegler won the 100 backstroke, and Desiree Fordwon the 100 freestyle and was three-hundredths of a second off win ning the 200 freestyle. The girls 200 freestyle relay team was sevenhundredths of a second off winning. ––––– Girls volleyball also got started on Monday at Lake Placid and the girls were at home on Tuesday against Mulberry. New coachesStephanie Mier and Amy Monts De Oca have a lot of talent to moldinto a team. ––––– Battleheart Fitness will have the closest thing to a home meet on Sept. 6-7 at Lakeland at Linder Airport. Spectators are welcome. The local team finished 10th of 63 teams in its division in an Aug.1 War On Wall Street in Orlando. Call Joe Roe or drop by the Bat tleheart gym in the alleyway behind Historic Wauchula City Hall ifyou’re interested in supporting this group. ––––– We’ve just heard that a few Hardee youngsters did well on the Sertoma youth golf tour this summer. The Revels kids and Reddingboys will be more ready to excel next season. We’re waiting for in formation from Sebring pro Andy Kesling on results from the sum mer tour. ––––– In off-season basketball news, last season’s star Steve Metayer recently signed a scholarship with Warner University. FormerHardee and Warner grad Mark St. Fort is going on a goodwill tourin China in early October and hopes to get a look-see from proscouts who will be there to showcase prospective players. FormerHardee and Georgia Southern player Arnold Louis is playing proball in Columbia and Ronnie Clark may be playing in Finland againthis season.Information from school and community athletic events is alwayswelcome. Please call me at 773-3255 or e-mail me at sports@the with news for this biweekly column.Please note that the deadlines for weekday or upcoming events is 5p.m. Thursdays. For events which happen after that time, the sportsnews is due by noon Mondays in order to have any chance of gettingin that week’s paper, and is always on a space available basis. Sports Update By Joan Seaman City of Wauchula Due to the L L a a b b o o r r D D a a H H o o i i d d a a ,the garbage route for will run on 8:28c CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSICAugust, 2014 Saturday 30th 6:00 9:00 pm Don West & Silver Eagle Band Highlands Social Center 3400 Sebring Parkway Sebring, FL 33870 Admission $5.00 (863) 471-1737 Dance Dance BYOB BYOB 8:28p 4:3-3:26,2015c


C The Herald-Advocate(USPS 578-780)Thursday, August 28, 2014 PAGE ONE By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate It’s time for the Hardee Junior Varsity Wildcats to get their sea son going. They start today (Thursday) with a trip north to tackle theMulberry junior Panthers. Like most of the JV games. This will be at 7 p.m. Of theeight games this season, onlytwo are different than the 7 p.m.start. A visit from Frostproof onSept. 18 has a 7:30 p.m. and theseason finale against Tampa Je suit has a 6:30 p.m. start. Sandwiched between the sea son opener at Mulberry andcloser against Jesuit are a halfdozen local opponents. Gameson the road are at DeSoto onSept. 4, Lake Placid on Sept. 25and Avon Park on Oct. 9. Homegames are against Fort Meadeon Sept. 11, Frostproof on Sept.18 and Sebring on Oct. 2. Head Coach Rod Smith and assistants Barry White, UvaldoSanchez, Lee Thomas andMichael Richardson have ninesophs and more than two dozenfreshmen to prepare for the nextlevel of football. Many of them have played under coachesMark Carlton, Jason Clark, WestPalmer, Gerry Lindsey and oth ers in the undefeated junior highsquads. Sophs suiting up this season are kicker Augustine Toledo,wide receivers Jason Nichols,Boone Paris, Isis Garza and LeviBoyette, and linemen LonnieMorris, Larrett Smith, Jose Zu niga and Dalton Richey. The frosh are Fabian Molina, Marcelin Cimeus, Lane Parks,Tanner Carlton, Kai Washington, Damar Harris, Joel Lee,Gloigens Metayer, Ismael Ro driguez, Floyd Rice, Severe An derson, Jax Ullrich, CecinioHernandez and Armando Gon zales. Also, Adam Olvera, Manuel Rios, Conrad Pace, Juan Med ina, Sergio Juarez, Eli Cordova,Aaron Zuniga, Alex Hernandez,Jaylin Ramirez, Christian Low ery, Jacob Heb-ert, Jordan Con treras and Thomas Morris. JV ‘Cats On Road Today By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate The 2014 Men’s Softball League has come down to mak ing up rainout games beforestarting the post-season tourna ment. With only partial results from last Thursday, it appears thatMosaic may have wound up theseason title, at 13-0 after lastTuesday’s win over the nearestopponent Gilliard Fill Dirt,which finished the week at 12-2. Behind them are Peace River Electric Cooperative Inc.(PRECo), R&G Labs/New Era,III Ranches, Barbaro CalvesDrafting, Bayside Community,the Disciples and Hardee MotorCo. Backtracking to games on Aug. 12, the 6:45 game on Field4 was a 24-16 win for IIIRanches over R&G Labs/NewEra. Jake Bolin and Kris Johnson were both four-score batters forIII Ranches, while leadoff batterJeremy Mendoza toped R&Gwith a trio of tallies. In the 8 :15 game on Field 4, PRECo passed Hardee Motor24-9. Brian Alexy, Kyle Long, Rodger Brutus and Doyle Tysoneach put four runs on the boardfor PRECo. For Hardee Motor,it was Will B. and Pio with twinscores apiece. Meanwhile, on Field 3, Gilliard won the early game 26-3 over the Disciples. Brent Gilliard, Robbie Abbott and Brek McClenithan each cir cled the bases four times forGilliard. Chad Smith, KeithSimpson and Johnny Huronscored for the Disciples. In the late game, Mosaic shut out Bayside 20-0. Jason Johnson and Michael Carte led Mosaic with triple tal lies apiece. Bayside strandedAndrew Hinojosa and WillieGilliard twice apiece and severalother batters as well. Games on Aug. 14 were rained out. Play resumed on Aug. 19 with R&G/New Era winning 28-13over Bayside in the opener onField 3. Brandon Holton came around to score four times for R&G.Justin Forrester, Yogi Mendoza,Will Tyson, Joe Adams and MattGrugle each added three runs.Leadoff batter Willie Gilliardscored three times for Bayside,with Travis Simpson and SamRivera adding twin tallies. In the Field 3 nightcap, Gilliard and Mosaic battled forfour and a half long innings,with Mosiac coming out on top28-10. Travis McClenithan came home four times and DaltonHewett, Johnson, Carte, LewisMartin, Austin Helms, TylerHelms and Todd Rogers eachadded three runs. Brent Gilliardand Lamar Gilliard each scoredtwice for their team. MarioTamayo, Lester Hornbeck, ChrisKnight, Jessie Rivera and TimMurphy added solo scores. Meanwhile, on Field 4, PRECo won 35-13 over the Dis ciples in the opener. Long led PRECo with five tal lies, Brian Alexy and Peck Har ris had four runs apiece. ChadSmith scored three runs andRamiro Briones, Dan Smith andDavid Chapa added twin talliesfor the Disciples. In the closer on Field 4, Bar baro Calves won 15-5 over IIIRanches. Chris Solano was the only triple-tally batter for Barbaro,while Elias Rivera, Justin Rick ett and Reuben each scoredtwice. For III Ranches, it wasSeth McGee with a two-runhomer and another hit for twintallies, Cody Gullatt, TylarAlden and Kyle Cobb addedsolo scores. The only scores available for Aug. 21 were those on Field 4. In the early game, R&G downed Barbaro 24-8. Yogi Lozano and Adams each had four runs while Holton andForrester were each three-scorebatters for R&G. Cody Rawlsand Elias Rivera were two-scorebatters for Barbaro, with RickyWiggins, Roy Rodriguez, BobbyFlores and Rueben each addinga run. In the late game, Gilliard came back to down HardeeMotor 27-5. Rivera and Brent Gilliard each scored four times forGilliard’s. Dickerson, LamarGilliard and McClenithan eachchipped in with three runs.Eliseo Pantoya scored twice andDominic Allen, Kyle and Quin ten Blundell added solo scores. Men’s League Finishing Up $ %&#"*#$& n*((( L LOYD H ALL "'&% %$"%""#$% &##!%!& 8:28c The Herald-Advocate Hardee County’s Hometown Coverage -nr Telephone (863) 773-3255 8:28c ATTENTION HARDEE COUNTY DISPOSAL, INC CUSTOMERS Due to the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, September 1st, there will be NO garbage pick up. Monday routes will be serviced on Thursday, September 4th. A A L L L L o o t t h h e e r r r r o o u u t t e e s s f f o o r r t t h h e e w w e e e e k k w w i i l l l l r r e e m m a a i i n n t t h h e e s s a a m m e e . 773-6079 Disposal HardeeCounty Happy Labor Day 8:21,28c By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate Reality Ranch sealed a suc cessful season with an unde feated run through thepost-season tournament. They had finished an un beaten 8-0 regular season for thetitle and continued it through thesingle-elimination tourneywhich ended the season lastweek. Wauchula First Meth-odist and New Hope Baptistopted out of the tournament. The tournament was held Aug. 12, with San AlfonsoChapel downing First Christianin the first game, and Reality Ranch claiming back-to-backwins over San Alfonso andFlorida First Assembly. In the opening game, San Al fonso took care of First Chris tian 32-2. Kourtney Henderson, Heather St. John and StephanieLang were all four-score battersfor San Alfonso. Caryssa John son and Wanda Statler each hada trio of tallies. Sarah Leimeisterand Lori Crouse scored for FirstChristian. San Alfonso went on to battle Reality Ranch in a 22-17 loss. Chelsey Steedley topped Re ality Ranch with five trips to home plate. Brittany Hines,Amber Steedley and CaitlynBliss had three runs apiece.Leadoff batter Johnson circledthe bases five times for San Al fonso, with St. Johns cominghome four times. In the finale, Reality Ranch topped First Assembly 21-2.` Amber Steedley and Bliss were the only triple-tally battersfor Reality Ranch. Sami JoMorgan, Christina Hadeo,Sandy Driskell, Joy Morgan andLacey Cumbee each added twinscores. Leadoff batter CaylahCoker scored the only runs forFirst Assembly. Reality Ranch Sweeps Tourney


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August 28, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 7B and standards for the renewal of such identification cards. c. Procedures for the registration of Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers that include procedures for the issuance, renewal, suspension, and revocation of registration, and standards to ensure security, record keeping, testing, label ing, inspection, and safety. d. A regulation that defines the amount of marijuana that could reasonably be presumed to be an adequate supply for qualifying patients medical use, based on the best available evidence. This presumption as to quantity may be over come with evidence of a particular qualifying patients appropriate medical use. (2) Issuance of identification cards and registrations. The Department shall begin issuing qualifying patient and personal caregiver identification cards, as well as begin registering Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers no later than nine months (9) after the effective date of this section. (3) If the Department does not issue regulations, or if the Department does not begin issuing identification cards and registering Medical Marijuana Treat ment Centers within the time limits set in this section, any Florida citizen shall have standing to seek judicial relief to compel compliance with the Depart ments constitutional duties. (4) The Department shall protect the confidentiality of all qualifying patients. All records containing the identity of qualifying patients shall be confidential and kept from public disclosure other than for valid medical or law enforce ment purposes. (e) LEGISLATION. Nothing in this section shall limit the legislature from en acting laws consistent with this provision. (f) SEVERABILITY. The provisions of this section are severable and if any clause, sentence, paragraph or section of this measure, or an application thereof, is adjudged invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction other provi sions shall continue to be in effect to the fullest extent possible. No. 3 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE V, SECTIONS 10, 11 (Legislature) Ballot Title: Prospective Appointment of Certain Judicial Vacancies Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution requiring the Governor to prospectively fill vacancies in a judicial office to which election for retention applies resulting from the justices or judges reaching the mandatory retire ment age or failure to qualify for a retention election; and allowing prospective appointments if a justice or judge is not retained at an election. Currently, the Governor may not fill an expected vacancy until the current justices or judges term expires. Full Text: ARTICLE V JUDICIARY SECTION 10. Retention; election and terms. (a) Any justice or judge may qualify for retention by a vote of the electors in the general election next preceding the expiration of the justices or judges term in the manner prescribed by law. When If a justice or judge is ineligible for retention or fails to qualify for retention, a prospective vacancy is deemed to occur at the conclusion of the qualifying period for retention for the purpose of appointing a successor justice or judge, and a vacancy shall exist in that office upon the expiration of the term being served by the justice or judge. When a justice or judge so qualifies, the ballot shall read substantially as fol lows: Shall Justice (or Judge) ...(name of justice or judge)... of the ...(name of the court)... be retained in office? If a majority of the qualified electors vot ing within the territorial jurisdiction of the court vote to retain, the justice or judge shall be retained for a term of six years. The term of the justice or judge retained shall commence on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January following the general election. If a majority of the qualified electors voting within the territorial jurisdiction of the court vote to not retain, a prospective vacancy is deemed to occur immediately following the general election for the purpose of appointing a successor justice or judge, and a vacancy shall exist in that office upon the expiration of the term being served by the justice or judge. (b)(1) The election of circuit judges shall be preserved notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) unless a majority of those voting in the jurisdiction of that circuit approves a local option to select circuit judges by merit selection and retention rather than by election. The election of circuit judges shall be by a vote of the qualified electors within the territorial jurisdiction of the court. (2) The election of county court judges shall be preserved notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) unless a majority of those voting in the jurisdiction of that county approves a local option to select county judges by merit selec tion and retention rather than by election. The election of county court judges shall be by a vote of the qualified electors within the territorial jurisdiction of the court. (3)a. A vote to exercise a local option to select circuit court judges and county court judges by merit selection and retention rather than by election shall be held in each circuit and county at the general election in the year 2000. If a vote to exercise this local option fails in a vote of the electors, such option shall not again be put to a vote of the electors of that jurisdiction until the ex piration of at least two years. b. After the year 2000, a circuit may initiate the local option for merit selection and retention or the election of circuit judges, whichever is applicable, by filing with the custodian of state records a petition signed by the number of electors equal to at least ten percent of the votes cast in the circuit in the last preceding election in which presidential electors were chosen. c. After the year 2000, a county may initiate the local option for merit selection and retention or the election of county court judges, whichever is applicable, by filing with the supervisor of elections a petition signed by the number of electors equal to at least ten percent of the votes cast in the county in the last preceding election in which presidential electors were chosen. The terms of circuit judges and judges of county courts shall be for six years. SECTION 11. Vacancies. (a)(1) Whenever a vacancy occurs in a judicial office to which election for re tention applies, the governor shall fill the vacancy by appointing for a term ending on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January of the year fol lowing the next general election occurring at least one year after the date of appointment, one of not fewer than three persons nor more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating commission. (2) Whenever a prospective vacancy occurs in a judicial office for which elec tion for retention applies, the governor shall fill the prospective vacancy by appointing a justice or judge from among at least three persons but not more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating commis sion. The term of the appointment commences upon the expiration of the term of the office being vacated and ends on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January of the year following the next general election. (b) The governor shall fill each vacancy on a circuit court or on a county court, wherein the judges are elected by a majority vote of the electors, by appointing for a term ending on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January of the year following the next primary and general election occurring at least one year after the date of appointment, one of not fewer than three persons nor more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating com mission. An election shall be held to fill that judicial office for the term of the office beginning at the end of the appointed term. (c) The nominations shall be made within thirty days from the occurrence of a vacancy or prospective vacancy unless the period is extended by the gov ernor for a time not to exceed thirty days. The governor shall make the ap pointment within sixty days after the nominations have been certified to the governor. (d) There shall be a separate judicial nominating commission as provided by general law for the supreme court, each district court of appeal, and each ju dicial circuit for all trial courts within the circuit. Uniform rules of procedure shall be established by the judicial nominating commissions at each level of the court system. Such rules, or any part thereof, may be repealed by general law enacted by a majority vote of the membership of each house of the legis lature, or by the supreme court, five justices concurring. Except for delibera tions of the judicial nominating commissions, the proceedings of the commissions and their records shall be open to the public. 8:28;9:25c PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS TO BE VOTED ON NOVEMBER 4, 2014 NOTICE OF ELECTION I, Ken Detzner, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby give notice that an election will be held in each county in Florida, on Novem ber 4, 2014, for the ratification or rejection of a proposed revision to the constitution of the State of Florida. No. 1 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE X, SECTION 28 (Initiative) Ballot Title: Water and Land Conservation Dedicates funds to acquire and restore Florida conservation and recreation lands Ballot Summary: Funds the Land Acquisition Trust Fund to acquire, restore, improve, and man age conservation lands including wetlands and forests; fish and wildlife habi tat; lands protecting water resources and drinking water sources, including the Everglades, and the water quality of rivers, lakes, and streams; beaches and shores; outdoor recreational lands; working farms and ranches; and his toric or geologic sites, by dedicating 33 percent of net revenues from the ex isting excise tax on documents for 20 years. Financial Impact Statement: This amendment does not increase or decrease state revenues. The state revenue restricted to the purposes specified in the amendment is estimated to be $648 million in Fiscal Year 2015-16 and grows to $1.268 billion by the twentieth year. Whether this results in any additional state expenditures de pends upon future legislative actions and cannot be determined. Similarly, the impact on local government revenues, if any, cannot be determined. No ad ditional local government costs are expected. Full Text: ARTICLE X MISCELLANEOUS SECTION 28. Land Acquisition Trust Fund. a) Effective on July 1 of the year following passage of this amendment by the voters, and for a period of 20 years after that effective date, the Land Acqui sition Trust Fund shall receive no less than 33 percent of net revenues derived from the existing excise tax on documents, as defined in the statutes in effect on January 1, 2012, as amended from time to time, or any successor or re placement tax, after the Department of Revenue first deducts a service charge to pay the costs of the collection and enforcement of the excise tax on docu ments. b) Funds in the Land Acquisition Trust Fund shall be expended only for the following purposes: 1) As provided by law, to finance or refinance: the acquisition and improve ment of land, water areas, and related property interests, including conserva tion easements, and resources for conservation lands including wetlands, forests, and fish and wildlife habitat; wildlife management areas; lands that protect water resources and drinking water sources, including lands protecting the water quality and quantity of rivers, lakes, streams, springsheds, and lands providing recharge for groundwater and aquifer systems; lands in the Ever glades Agricultural Area and the Everglades Protection Area, as defined in Ar ticle II, Section 7(b); beaches and shores; outdoor recreation lands, including recreational trails, parks, and urban open space; rural landscapes; working farms and ranches; historic or geologic sites; together with management, restoration of natural systems, and the enhancement of public access or recreational enjoyment of conservation lands. 2) To pay the debt service on bonds issued pursuant to Article VII, Section 11(e). c) The moneys deposited into the Land Acquisition Trust Fund, as defined by the statutes in effect on January 1, 2012, shall not be or become commingled with the General Revenue Fund of the state. No. 2 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE X, SECTION 29 (Initiative) Ballot Title: Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions Ballot Summary: Allows the medical use of marijuana for individuals with debilitating diseases as determined by a licensed Florida physician. Allows caregivers to assist pa tients medical use of marijuana. The Department of Health shall register and regulate centers that produce and distribute marijuana for medical purposes and shall issue identification cards to patients and caregivers. Applies only to Florida law. Does not authorize violations of federal law or any non-medical use, possession or production of marijuana. Financial Impact Statement: Increased costs from this amendment to state and local governments cannot be determined. There will be additional regulatory and enforcement activities associated with the production and sale of medical marijuana. Fees will offset at least a portion of the regulatory costs. While sales tax may apply to pur chases, changes in revenue cannot reasonably be determined since the ex tent to which medical marijuana will be exempt from taxation is unclear without legislative or state administrative action. Full Text: ARTICLE X MISCELLANEOUS SECTION 29. Medical marijuana production, possession and use. (a) PUBLIC POLICY. (1) The medical use of marijuana by a qualifying patient or personal caregiver is not subject to criminal or civil liability or sanctions under Florida law except as provided in this section. (2) A physician licensed in Florida shall not be subject to criminal or civil liability or sanctions under Florida law for issuing a physician certification to a person diagnosed with a debilitating medical condition in a manner consistent with this section. (3) Actions and conduct by a medical marijuana treatment center registered with the Department, or its employees, as permitted by this section and in compliance with Department regulations, shall not be subject to criminal or civil liability or sanctions under Florida law except as provided in this section. (b) DEFINITIONS. For purposes of this section, the following words and terms shall have the following meanings: (1) Debilitating Medical Condition means cancer, glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acquired immune deficiency syn drome (AIDS), hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Crohn's dis ease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis or other conditions for which a physician believes that the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the potential health risks for a patient. (2) Department means the Department of Health or its successor agency. (3) Identification card means a document issued by the Department that identifies a person who has a physician certification or a personal caregiver who is at least twenty-one (21) years old and has agreed to assist with a qual ifying patients medical use of marijuana. (4) Marijuana has the meaning given cannabis in Section 893.02(3), Florida Statutes (2013). (5) Medical Marijuana Treatment Center means an entity that acquires, cul tivates, possesses, processes (including development of related products such as food, tinctures, aerosols, oils, or ointments), transfers, transports, sells, distributes, dispenses, or administers marijuana, products containing marijuana, related supplies, or educational materials to qualifying patients or their personal caregivers and is registered by the Department. (6) Medical use means the acquisition, possession, use, delivery, transfer, or administration of marijuana or related supplies by a qualifying patient or personal caregiver for use by a qualifying patient for the treatment of a debil itating medical condition. (7) Personal caregiver means a person who is at least twenty-one (21) years old who has agreed to assist with a qualifying patient's medical use of mari juana and has a caregiver identification card issued by the Department. A per sonal caregiver may assist no more than five (5) qualifying patients at one time. An employee of a hospice provider, nursing, or medical facility may serve as a personal caregiver to more than five (5) qualifying patients as permitted by the Department. Personal caregivers are prohibited from consuming mar ijuana obtained for the personal, medical use by the qualifying patient. (8) Physician means a physician who is licensed in Florida. (9) Physician certification means a written document signed by a physician, stating that in the physician's professional opinion, the patient suffers from a debilitating medical condition, that the potential benefits of the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the health risks for the patient, and for how long the physician recommends the medical use of marijuana for the patient. A physician certification may only be provided after the physician has con ducted a physical examination of the patient and a full assessment of the pa tients medical history. (10) Qualifying patient means a person who has been diagnosed to have a debilitating medical condition, who has a physician certification and a valid qualifying patient identification card. If the Department does not begin issuing identification cards within nine (9) months after the effective date of this sec tion, then a valid physician certification will serve as a patient identification card in order to allow a person to become a "qualifying patient" until the De partment begins issuing identification cards. (c) LIMITATIONS. (1) Nothing in this section shall affect laws relating to non-medical use, pos session, production or sale of marijuana. (2) Nothing in this section authorizes the use of medical marijuana by anyone other than a qualifying patient. (3) Nothing in this section allows the operation of a motor vehicle, boat, or air craft while under the influence of marijuana. (4) Nothing in this law section requires the violation of federal law or purports to give immunity under federal law. (5) Nothing in this section shall require any accommodation of any on-site medical use of marijuana in any place of education or employment, or of smoking medical marijuana in any public place. (6) Nothing in this section shall require any health insurance provider or any government agency or authority to reimburse any person for expenses related to the medical use of marijuana. (d) DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT. The Department shall issue reasonable regulations necessary for the implementation and enforcement of this section. The purpose of the regulations is to ensure the availability and safe use of medical marijuana by qualifying patients. It is the duty of the Department to promulgate regulations in a timely fashion. (1) Implementing Regulations. In order to allow the Department sufficient time after passage of this section, the following regulations shall be promulgated no later than six (6) months after the effective date of this section: a. Procedures for the issuance of qualifying patient identification cards to peo ple with physician certifications, and standards for the renewal of such iden tification cards. b. Procedures for the issuance of personal caregiver identification cards to persons qualified to assist with a qualifying patients medical use of marijuana, Crime Blotter During the past week, sheriffs deputies and city police officers investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests: COUNTY Aug. 24, Jacqueline Patricia Newmarch, 22, of 21176 Bassett Ave., Port Charlotte, was arrested by Dep. Alice Simandl and charged with criminal mischief damage to property. Aug. 24, Sylvie Lynn Moseley, 23, of 1799 Popash Rd., Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Steven Ahrens on a charge of vio lation of probation. Aug. 24 thefts on Gregory Lane and on U.S. 17 North were re ported. Aug. 23, Scott Colin Fields, 39, of 1842 Dishong Rd., Wauchula, was arrested by Sgt. Matt Tinsley and charged with kidnap ping-false imprisonment, battery, indecent exposure and criminal mischief damage to property. He had originally been arrested by Ofc. Cesar Medina on Aug. 19 and charged with trespassing on an occupied structure/conveyance. Aug. 23, Jason Davidson, 20, of 7812 Ten Mile Grade, Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Dep. Alice Simandl on an out-of-county warrant. Aug. 22, Jessica Prince Valdez, 30, of 604 E. Bay St., Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Steven Ahrens on a charge of withhold ing support of children. Aug. 22, thefts at SKP Way and Parrish Road were reported. Aug. 21, Jason Lee Skipper, 40, of 2315 E. Gibbons St., Bartow, was arrested by Capt. Andrew Rigney on a charge of withhold ing support of children. Aug. 21, burglary of a conveyance on U.S. 17 North, a fight on Mowatt Street and a theft on U.S. 17 North were reported. Aug. 20, Jordy Lee Mendoza, 29, of 3351 Poplar St., Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Capt. Andrew Rigney on charges of possession of methamphetamine, resisting an officer without violence and possession of drug paraphernalia. Aug. 20, Robert Elwood Selph, 53, of 2664 Griffin Rd., Wauchula, was arrested by the Drug Task Force on a charge of violation of probation. Aug. 19, Arturo Marquez, 20, of 500 Godwin Ct., Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Dep. Scott Heasley and charged with bat tery. Aug. 19, a theft on Harn Road was reported. Aug. 18, Juan Daniel Gonzalez, 35, of 2324 Gebhart Rd., Bowl ing Green, was arrested by Dep. Steven Ahrens and charged with contempt of court violation of an injunction for protection. Aug. 18, burglary of a conveyance on Popash Road and a theft on Mockingbird Road were reported. WAUCHULA Aug. 23, a vehicle stolen on East Bay Street and a theft on South First Avenue were reported. Aug. 22, Matthew John George, 23, of 593 Cypress St., Wauchula, was arrested by Ofc. Robert Ehrenkaufer on a charge of violation of probation. Aug. 22, Luis Geradardo Rocha, 29, of 525 N. Illinois St., Wauchula, was arrested by Sgt. Justin Wyatt and charged with con tempt of court violation of an injunction for protection. Aug. 20, Alexander Jackson, 30, of 692 Snell St., Wauchula, was arrested by Ofc. Jereme Bridges and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving with knowledge of a suspended license. Aug. 18, criminal mischief on North Ninth avenue and a theft on West Main Street were reported. BOWLING GREEN Aug. 23, a theft on U.S. 17 North was reported. Aug. 20, Rodney Conrad Graham, 53, of 217 Fifth St. East, Fort Meade, was arrested by Ofc. Jeremy Mendoza and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Aug. 18, criminal mischief on Epps Avenue and a theft on Chester Avenue were reported. YOUR BUSINESS COULD APPEAR HERE TOO!!Contact Nancy Davis, Kim Reas or Trayce Daniels At The Herald 2014SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS FOR HARDEE COUNTY COMMISSION AND APPOINTED BOARDSMeetings to be held in County Commission Chambers, Room 102 Courthouse Annex, 412 W. Orange Street, Wauchula, Florida unless otherwise noted BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Regular meetings first Thursday at 8:30 a.m. & third Thursday at 6:00 p.m. MONTH OF September 04th at 8:30 a.m. & 25th at 6:00 p.m. Planning Session No Planning Session Tentative Budget Hearing 09/09/14 at 6:00 p.m. Final Budget Hearing 09/23/14 at 6:00 p.m. Labor Day 09/01/14 County Offices Closed 09/17-09/19/14 FAC Policy Committee Conference Wal ton County ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY INDEPEN DENT BOARD MONTH OF September 11th & 15th at 8:30 a.m. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL/INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTH. Meets on second Tuesday of each month at 8:30 a.m. MONTH OF September th PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD meets first Thursday night of each month at 6:00 p.m. MONTH OF September No meeting scheduled. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY LICENSING BOARD Meets on the second Monday night of each month at 6:00 p.m. in Building Department Conference Room, 401 West Main Street MONTH OF September th COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD Meets first Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. MONTH OF September 07th LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD Meetings called as needed at Library in Annex II MONTH OF September No meeting scheduled HOUSING AUTHORITY Meets quarterly on the third Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at 701 LaPlaya Drive, Wauchula MONTH OF September No meeting scheduled. HEALTH CARE TASK FORCE Meets quarterly at Hardee County Health Department Au ditorium at Noon MONTH OF September No meeting scheduled. HARDEE COUNTY INDIGENT HEALTH CARE BOARD Usually meets third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. MONTH OF September 08th at 5:30 p.m. Tentative Budget Hearing & 16th Final Budget Hearing This is a Disabled-Accessible facility. Any disabled person needing to make special arrangements should contact the County Commissioners office at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the public meeting. This notice is published in compliance with Florida Statutes 286.0105. Interested parties may appear at the public meeting and be heard. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the members, with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. 8:28nc


8B The Herald-Advocate, August 28, 2014 Courthouse Report COUNTY COURT The following marriage li censes were issued recently in the office of the county court: Rafael Ramirez Arroyo, 34, Irving, Texas, and Sofia Lynn Sanchez, 25, Bowling Green. Santiago Alvarez-Velazquez, 29, Zolfo Springs, and Yesenia Chavez-Munoz, 18, Zolfo Springs. The following small claims case was disposed of recently in county court: Capital One Bank vs. Wanda Ramirez, judgment. There was no county misde meanor court as it was trial week. CIRCUIT COURT The following civil actions were filed recently in the office of the circuit court: Caitlin Alexis Chason and the state Department of Rev-enue (DOR) vs. Scott Richard King, petition for administrative child support order. Green Tree Servicing vs. unknown tenants, petition for mortgage foreclosure. Delgadina Rachel Mancillas and DOR vs. Christopher Cis neros, petition for administrative child support order. Sofia A. Hernandez vs. Al fonso Alarcon, petition for injunction for protection. Maria Nicolasa Moreno-Diaz and Rene Rivera, divorce. Michael Grider vs. Michael D. Crews, state Department of Corrections, inmate petition for review of situation. James B. Bell and Valerie Bell, divorce. Stacy Haas vs. Joshua Haas, petition for injunction for protection. The following decisions on civil cases pending in the cir cuit court were handed down recently by the circuit court judge: Janice Asiassan Ellison and DOR vs. Alexander Jackson Jr., order on child support contempt. Jessica Estrada vs. Erick Estrada, dismissal of injunction for protection. Nina Cordero vs. Luis Rocha, injunction for protection. Michael King vs. Melissa Summerville, petition for injunction for protection denied. Ciana Elmeus vs. Romilia Elmeus, petition for injunction for protection denied. PNC Bank vs. Rebecca San toyo Lazo, order. Kerry Fitzgerald and Tammy Fitzgerald, voluntary dismissal. Jason Alspaugh and DOR vs. Stella Zuniga, order on child support contempt. Kimberly Bell vs. Tarone Ivery, amended injunction for protection. Dwayne Alan Tomlinson and DOR vs. Patricia Ann Cross, order on child support contempt. Chrystal Martinez and DOR vs. David Rivera, order on child support contempt. Wendell H. Stewart and DOR vs. Shannon L. Stewart, child support order. NationStar Mortgage vs. Lynn L. Chaney Lessley, voluntary dismissal. Kimberly Hernandez and DOR vs. James Black, child support suspended. Catherine E. Williams and DOR vs. Edward Francis Paige, child support suspended. Jennifer Lee Klein and DOR vs. Fredrick B. Johnston, order on child support contempt. Ashley Marie Moore Kilgore and DOR vs. Christopher An drew Lee, order on child support contempt. There was no felony crimi nal court as it was trial week. The following real estate transactions of $10,000 or more were filed recently in the office of the clerk of court: First National Bank of Wauchula to James Wesley and Amber Marie Yeomans, $80,000. Camilo and Rosa M.Morillo to Maria M. Leon and Anabel Rodrigiuez, $40,000. First National Bank of Wauchula vs. Ida Mendoza, cer tificate of title to First National Bank of Wauchula, $28,400. Federal Housing and Urban Development to Cyrus W. Manning, $47,000. Suntrust Bank to Pablo Molina DeLaCruz and Sofia Rosales, $20,000. Glen W. Harris Jr. and Henry Leonard Harris to Rafik Abdelhalim and Ahmad Abdelhalim, $88,000. Martha L. Loisella to Harry L. Kiser, $20,000. Johnny Robert and Teresa Ann Carpenter to Thomas Trevino and Guillermina J. Trevino, $61,200. 8/28/2014Sun Data Rise: 7:04 AM Set: 7:52 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 48 mins. Moon Data Rise: 9:37 AM Set: 9:36 PM Overhead: 3:39 PM Underfoot: 3:17 AM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 8% percent waxing 8% Waxing Crescent Major Times 3:17 AM 5:17 AM 3:39 PM 5:39 PM Minor Times 9:37 AM -10:37 AM 9:36 PM 10:36 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Good day of Hunting or Fishing Good Time Zone UTC: -48/29/2014Sun Data Rise: 7:04 AM Set: 7:51 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 47 mins. Moon Data Rise: 10:29 AM Set: 10:12 PM Overhead: 4:24 PM Underfoot: 4:01 AM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 15% per cent waxing 15% Waxing Crescent Major Times 4:01 AM 6:01 AM 4:24 PM 6:24 PM Minor Times 10:29 AM-11:29 AM 10:12 PM-11:12 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -4 8/30/2014Sun Data Rise: 7:05 AM Set: 7:50 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 45 mins. Moon Data Rise: 11:23 AM Set: 10:52 PM Overhead: 5:10 PM Underfoot: 4:47 AM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 22% per cent waxing 22% Waxing Crescent Major Times 4:47 AM 6:47 AM 5:10 PM 7:10 PM Minor Times 11:23 AM-12:23 PM 10:52 PM-11:52 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -48/31/2014Sun Data Rise: 7:05 AM Set: 7:49 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 44 mins. Moon Data Rise: 12:18 PM Set: 11:35 PM Overhead: 5:59 PM Underfoot: 5:34 AM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 31% per cent waxing 31% Waxing Crescent Major Times 5:34 AM 7:34 AM 5:59 PM 7:59 PM Minor Times 12:18 PM 1:18 PM 11:35 PM-12:35 AM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -4 9/1/2014Sun Data Rise: 7:06 AM Set: 7:48 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 42 mins. Moon Data Rise: 1:15 PM Set: --:-Overhead: 6:51 PM Underfoot: 6:24 AM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 41% per cent waxing 41% Waxing Crescent Major Times 6:24 AM 8:24 AM 6:51 PM 8:51 PM Minor Times --:---:-1:15 PM 2:15 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -49/2/2014Sun Data Rise: 7:06 AM Set: 7:46 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 40 mins. Moon Data Rise: 2:12 PM Set: 12:22 AM Overhead: 7:45 PM Underfoot: 7:17 AM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 50% per cent first 50% First Quarter Major Times 7:17 AM 9:17 AM 7:45 PM 9:45 PM Minor Times 12:22 AM -1:22 AM 2:12 PM 3:12 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -4 9/3/2014Sun Data Rise: 7:07 AM Set: 7:45 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 38 mins. Moon Data Rise: 3:09 PM Set: 1:15 AM Overhead: 8:42 PM Underfoot: 8:13 AM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 63% percent waxing 63% Waxing Gibbous Major Times 8:13 AM -10:13 AM 8:42 PM 10:42 PM Minor Times 1:15 AM 2:15 AM 3:09 PM 4:09 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average+ Time Zone UTC: -49/4/2014Sun Data Rise: 7:07 AM Set: 7:44 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 37 mins. Moon Data Rise: 4:05 PM Set: 2:13 AM Overhead: 9:40 PM Underfoot: 9:11 AM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 74% percent waxing 74% Waxing Gibbous Major Times 9:11 AM 11:11 AM 9:40 PM 11:40 PM Minor Times 2:13 AM 3:13 AM 4:05 PM 5:05 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -4 Solunar Forecast Your Business Could Appear Here!Nancy Davis, Kim Reas or Trayce Daniels The Herald Advocate 773-3255 or ENMIENDAS CONSTITUCIONALES PROPUESTAS SOBRE LAS QUE SE VOTAR EL 4 DE NOVIEMBRE DEL 2014 AVISO DE ELECCIN Yo, Ken Detzner, Secretario de Estado del Estado de la Florida, por el presente notifico que se llevarn a cabo elecciones en cada condado de la Florida, el 4 de noviembre del 2014, para la aprobacin o el rechazo de una propuesta de modificacin de la constitucin del Estado de la Florida. No. 1 ENMIENDA CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO X, SECCIN 28 (Iniciativa) Ttulo de la boleta: Conservacin de aguas y tierras: dedicar fondos para adquirir y restaurar tier ras objeto de conservacin y recreacin en el Estado de Florida Resumen de la boleta: Provee fondos para el Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisicin de Tierras con el fin de adquirir, restaurar, mejorar y administrar tierras objeto de conservacin, entre ellas pantanos y bosques; el hbitat de peces y vida silvestre; tierras que protegen los recursos hdricos y las fuentes de agua potable, incluidos los Everglades, y la calidad del agua en ros, lagos y arroyos; playas y costas; tierras de recreacin al aire libre; establecimientos agrcolas y ganaderos en actividad, y emplazamientos histricos o geolgicos. Para ello se dedicar el 33% de los ingresos netos obtenidos del impuesto especial existente sobre documentos durante 20 aos. Declaracin sobre impacto financiero: Esta enmienda no incrementa ni reduce los ingresos estatales. El ingreso es tatal limitado para los propsitos especificados en la enmienda se estima en $648 millones para el ao fiscal 2015-16 y aumenta a $1.268 mil millones hacia el vigsimo ao. Si eso traer como consecuencia gastos estatales adi cionales depende de futuras acciones legislativas y no puede determinarse. De la misma manera, tampoco puede determinarse el impacto sobre los in gresos de gobiernos locales, si los hubiera. No se prevn costos de gobiernos locales. Texto completo: ARTCULO X VARIOS SECCIN 28. Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisicin de Tierras. a) Con vigencia el 1 de julio del ao posterior a la aprobacin de esta en mienda por parte de los votantes y durante un perodo de 20 aos a partir de esa fecha de entrada en vigor, el Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisicin de Tierras recibir no menos del 33% de los ingresos netos derivados del impuesto es pecial existente sobre documentos, tal como se define en los estatutos vi gentes al 1 de enero de 2012, enmendados de tanto en tanto, o de cualquier impuesto sucesor o de reemplazo, despus de que el Departamento de Ha cienda deduzca primero un cargo de servicio con el fin de pagar los costos de recopilacin y aplicacin del impuesto especial sobre documentos. b) El dinero del Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisicin de Tierras se emplear ni camente con los siguientes propsitos: 1) Como lo establece la ley, para financiar o refinanciar: la adquisicin o mejora de tierras, reas de agua y derechos inmobiliarios relacionados, entre ellos las servidumbres de conservacin y los recursos para tierras objeto de conservacin, como, por ejemplo, pantanos, bosques y hbitat de peces y vida silvestre; reas de administracin de vida silvestre; tierras que protegen los recursos hdricos y las fuentes de agua potable, entre ellos las tierras que protegen la calidad y cantidad del agua en ros, lagos, arroyos, manantiales, y tierras que brindan recarga de agua subterrnea y sistemas acuferos; tier ras en el rea agrcola de los Everglades y el rea de proteccin de los Ever glades, como estn definidas en el Artculo II, Seccin 7(b); playas y costas; tierras de recreacin al aire libre, incluidos senderos recreativos, parques y espacios abiertos urbanos; paisajes rurales; establecimientos agrcolas y ganaderos en actividad, emplazamientos histricos o geolgicos; junto con la administracin, restauracin de sistemas naturales y mejoramiento del ac ceso pblico o disfrute recreativo de las tierras objeto de conservacin. 2) Para el pago del servicio de la deuda sobre los bonos emitidos conforme al Artculo VII, Seccin 11(e). c) El dinero depositado en el Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisicin de Tierras, tal como se define en los estatutos vigentes al 1 de enero de 2012, no estar mezclado ni se mezclar con el Fondo de Ingresos Generales del Estado. No. 2 ENMIENDA CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO X, SECCIN 29 (Iniciativa) Ttulo de la boleta: Uso de marihuana para algunas enfermedades Resumen de la boleta: Permite el uso mdico de la marihuana a las personas con enfermedades debilitantes, segn lo determine un mdico autorizado por el Estado de Florida. Permite a los cuidadores asistir a los pacientes en el uso mdico de marihuana. El Departamento de Salud deber inscribir y regular los centros que producen y distribuyen marihuana con fines mdicos y debern extender tarjetas de identificacin a pacientes y cuidadores. Se aplica nicamente a las leyes del Estado de Florida. No autoriza infracciones de la ley federal ni ningn uso, posesin o produccin de marihuana con fines que no sean mdi cos. Declaracin sobre impacto financiero: El aumento de costos generado por esta enmienda para el gobierno estatal y los gobiernos locales no puede determinarse. Habr actividades adicionales de regulacin y aplicacin asociadas a la produccin y venta de marihuana con fines mdicos. Las tarifas compensarn al menos en parte los costos de regulacin. Si bien el impuesto sobre la venta se aplica a las compras, los cambios fiscales no pueden determinarse de manera razonable, dado que, si no existe una accin legislativa o administrativa estatal, no est claro en qu medida la marihuana con fines mdicos estar exenta de impuestos. Texto completo: ARTCULO X VARIOS SECCIN 29. Produccin, posesin y uso de marihuana con fines mdi cos. (a) POLTICA PBLICA. (1) El uso mdico de marihuana por parte de un paciente calificado o un cuidador personal no est sujeto a responsabilidad ni a sanciones penales o civiles conforme a las leyes del Estado de Florida, excepto segn se indica en esta seccin. (2) Un mdico autorizado por el Estado de Florida no estar sujeto a respon sabilidad penal o civil ni a sanciones, conforme a las leyes del Estado de Florida, por extender un certificado mdico a una persona diagnosticada con una enfermedad debilitante de conformidad con esta seccin. (3) Las acciones y el comportamiento de un centro de tratamiento de mari huana con fines mdicos inscrito ante el Departamento, o sus empleados, segn se contempla en esta seccin y en cumplimiento de las reglamenta ciones del Departamento, no estarn sujetos a responsabilidad ni a sanciones penales o civiles conforme a las leyes del Estado de Florida, excepto segn se indica en esta seccin. (b) DEFINICIONES. A los fines de esta seccin, las siguientes palabras y tr minos tendrn los siguientes significados: (1) Enfermedad debilitante significa cncer, glaucoma, estado positivo del virus de inmunodeficiencia humana (VIH), sndrome de inmunodeficiencia adquirida (SIDA), hepatitis C, esclerosis lateral amiotrfica (ELA), enfermedad de Crohn, enfermedad de Parkinson, esclerosis mltiple u otras enfer medades para las cuales, a criterio del mdico, los beneficios del uso mdico de la marihuana probablemente seran superiores a los riesgos potenciales para la salud de un paciente. (2) Departamento significa el Departamento de Salud o su agencia suce sora. (3) Tarjeta de identificacin significa un documento emitido por el Departa mento que identifica a una persona que tiene un certificado mdico o a un cuidador personal de por lo menos veintin (21) aos de edad que ha acep tado asistir a un paciente calificado en el uso mdico de marihuana. (4) Marihuana tiene el significado otorgado al cannabis en la Seccin 893.02(3) de los Estatutos de Florida (2013). (5) Centro de tratamiento de marihuana con fines mdicos significa una entidad que adquiere, cultiva, posee, procesa (incluido el desarrollo de pro ductos relacionados tales como alimentos, tinturas, aerosoles, aceites o ungentos), transfiere, transporta, vende, distribuye, despacha o administra marihuana, productos que contienen marihuana, suministros relacionados o material educativo a pacientes calificados o a sus cuidadores personales y que est inscrito ante el Departamento. (6) Uso mdico significa la adquisicin, posesin, uso, entrega, transfer encia o administracin de marihuana o suministros relacionados por parte de un paciente calificado o un cuidador personal para ser usados por un paciente calificado para el tratamiento de una enfermedad debilitante. (7) Cuidador personal significa una persona de por lo menos veintin (21) aos de edad que ha aceptado asistir a un paciente calificado en el uso mdico de marihuana y tiene una tarjeta de identificacin de cuidador emitida por el Departamento. Un cuidador personal no puede asistir a ms de cinco (5) pacientes por vez. Un empleado de un proveedor de cuidados paliativos o de un centro mdico o de un hogar de ancianos puede actuar como cuidador personal para ms de cinco (5) pacientes calificados, segn lo per mite el Departamento. Est prohibido para los cuidadores personales con sumir marihuana obtenida para el uso personal y mdico del paciente calificado. (8) Mdico significa un mdico autorizado por el Estado de Florida. (9) Certificado mdico significa un documento por escrito firmado por un mdico, en el que se indica que, en la opinin profesional del mdico, el pa ciente sufre de una enfermedad debilitante, que los beneficios potenciales del uso mdico de la marihuana probablemente sean superiores a los riesgos para la salud del paciente, y se indica durante cunto tiempo el mdico re comienda el uso mdico de marihuana para el paciente. Un certificado mdico slo puede extenderse despus de que el mdico haya realizado un examen fsico del paciente y una evaluacin completa del historial mdico del pa ciente. (10) Paciente calificado significa una persona a la que se le ha diagnosti cado una enfermedad debilitante, que tiene un certificado mdico y una tarjeta de identificacin vlida de paciente calificado. Si el Departamento no comienza a emitir tarjetas de identificacin dentro de los nueve (9) meses posteriores a la fecha de entrada en vigor de esta seccin, un certificado mdico vlido servir como tarjeta de identificacin de paciente para permitir que una persona se convierta en paciente calificado hasta tanto el Depar tamento comience a emitir tarjetas de identificacin. (c) LIMITACIONES. (1) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin afectar a las leyes referidas al uso no mdico, posesin, produccin o venta de marihuana. (2) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin autoriza el uso de marihuana con fines mdicos a cualquier persona que no sea un paciente calificado. (3) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin permite la operacin de un vehculo de motor, embarcacin o aeronave mientras se est bajo la influencia de la marihuana. (4) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin requiere que se infrinjan las leyes federales o pretende otorgar inmunidad conforme a las leyes federales. (5) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin requerir adaptacin alguna para el uso mdico de marihuana en ningn lugar de educacin o trabajo, ni para fumar marihuana con fines mdicos en ningn sitio pblico. (6) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin requerir que ningn proveedor de seguros de salud u organismo o autoridad del gobierno reembolse a ninguna persona por los gastos relacionados con el uso mdico de marihuana. (d) OBLIGACIONES DEL DEPARTAMENTO. El Departamento deber emitir reglamentaciones razonables y necesarias para la implementacin y apli cacin de esta seccin. El propsito de las reglamentaciones es garantizar la disponibilidad y el uso seguro de marihuana con fines mdicos por parte de los pacientes calificados. Es obligacin del Departamento promulgar reglamentaciones de manera oportuna. (1) Implementacin de reglamentaciones. Con el objeto de otorgarle al De partamento tiempo suficiente despus de la aprobacin de esta seccin, las siguientes reglamentaciones debern promulgarse a ms tardar seis (6) meses despus de la fecha de entrada en vigor de esta seccin: a. Procedimientos para la emisin de tarjetas de identificacin de paciente calificado a las personas portadoras de certificados mdicos, y estndares para la renovacin de dichas tarjetas de identificacin. b. Procedimientos para la emisin de tarjetas de identificacin de cuidador personal a personas calificadas para asistir a un paciente calificado en el uso mdico de marihuana, y estndares para la renovacin de dichas tarjetas de identificacin. c. Procedimientos para la inscripcin de Centros de Tratamiento de Mari huana Con Fines Mdicos, que incluyan procedimientos para la emisin, ren ovacin, suspensin y revocacin de inscripciones, y estndares para garantizar la seguridad informtica, el mantenimiento de registros, anlisis, etiquetado, inspeccin y seguridad. d. Una reglamentacin que defina la cantidad de marihuana que podra con siderarse un suministro adecuado y razonable para el uso mdico de los pa cientes calificados, sobre la base de las mejores pruebas disponibles. Esta presuncin referida a la cantidad puede contrarrestarse con pruebas del uso mdico apropiado por parte de un paciente calificado en particular. (2) Emisin de tarjetas de identificacin e inscripciones. El Departamento comenzar a emitir tarjetas de identificacin de paciente calificado y cuidador personal, y tambin iniciar la inscripcin de Centros de Tratamiento de Mar ihuana Con Fines Mdicos a ms tardar nueve (9) meses despus de la fecha de entrada en vigor de esta seccin. (3) Si el Departamento no emite las reglamentaciones, o si el Departamento no comienza a emitir tarjetas de identificacin y a inscribir a Centros de Tratamiento de Marihuana Con Fines Mdicos dentro de los plazos estable cidos en esta seccin, cualquier ciudadano del Estado de Florida tendr dere cho a valerse de recursos judiciales para obligar al cumplimiento de las obligaciones constitucionales del Departamento. (4) El Departamento deber proteger la confidencialidad de todos los pa cientes calificados. Todos los registros que contengan la identidad de los pa cientes calificados debern ser confidenciales y estar exentos de divulgacin pblica excepto con fines mdicos o referidos al cumplimiento de la ley vli dos. (e) LEGISLACIN. Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin limitar a la legis lacin para promulgar leyes coherentes con esta disposicin. (f) DIVISIBILIDAD. Las disposiciones contenidas en esta seccin son divisi bles, y si cualquier tribunal competente declara la invalidez de cualquier clusula, oracin, prrafo o seccin de esta medida, o su aplicacin, las dems disposiciones continuarn vigentes en la mayor medida posible. No. 3 ENMIENDA CONSTITUCIONAL ARTCULO V, SECCIONES 10, 11 (Asamblea Legislativa) Ttulo de la boleta: Nombramiento Eventual para Ciertos Cargos Judiciales Vacantes Resumen de la boleta: Proponer una enmienda a la Constitucin del Estado en la que se establezca que el Gobernador debe cubrir las vacantes eventuales en los cargos judi ciales que estn sujetos a elecciones de retencin cuando los jueces o mag istrados se encuentren por cumplir la edad legal para jubilarse o en el supuesto de que no califiquen para la eleccin de retencin; y permitir los nombramientos eventuales si un juez o magistrado no se retiene en su cargo en una eleccin de retencin. En la actualidad, el Gobernador no puede cubrir una vacante prevista hasta que termine el mandato del juez o magistrado ac tual. Texto completo: ARTCULO V PODER JUDICIAL SECCIN 10. Retencin; eleccin y mandatos. (a) Cualquier juez o magistrado puede calificar para la retencin, la cual se produce mediante el voto de los electores en la prxima eleccin general que sea anterior a la conclusin del mandato del juez o magistrado por las causas establecidas por ley. Cuando Si un juez o magistrado no est habilitado para ser retenido o no cumple con los requisitos para la retencin, se producir una vacante eventual al finalizar el periodo de calificacin de retencin a fin de nombrar un juez o magistrado sucesor, y se producir una vacante en ese cargo judicial a la finalizacin del mandato cumplido por el juez o magistrado. Cuando un juez o magistrado califique como tal para la retencin, en la boleta se deber leer claramente lo siguiente: Deber el Magistrado (o Juez) ...(nombre del juez o magistrado)... de la...(nombre de la corte)... ser retenido en el cargo judicial? Si la mayora de los electores calificados que votan den tro de la jurisdiccin territorial de la corte eligen retenerlo, entonces, el juez o magistrado continuar ejerciendo sus funciones durante un periodo de seis aos. Este mandato del juez o magistrado que ha sido retenido comenzar el primer martes luego del primer lunes de enero siguiente a la eleccin gen eral. Si la mayora de los electores calificados que votan dentro de la juris diccin territorial de la corte eligen no retenerlo, una vacante eventual se producir inmediatamente luego de la eleccin general con la finalidad de nombrar a un juez o magistrado sucesor, y se producir una vacante en ese cargo judicial a la finalizacin del mandato cumplido por el juez o magistrado. (b)(1) Se deber mantener el mtodo de eleccin de jueces de circuito sin perjuicio de las disposiciones de la sub-seccin (a), excepto que la mayora de los votantes en la jurisdiccin de dicho circuito aprueben la opcin local de elegir a los jueces de circuito mediante el sistema de seleccin por mrito y elecciones de retencin en lugar de mediante una eleccin. La eleccin de los jueces de circuito deber realizarse mediante el voto de electores califi cados dentro de la jurisdiccin territorial de la corte. (2) Se deber mantener el mtodo de eleccin de los jueces de la corte del condado, sin perjuicio de las disposiciones de la sub-seccin (a), excepto que la mayora de los votantes en la jurisdiccin de dicho condado aprueben la opcin local de elegir a los jueces del condado mediante el sistema de selec cin por mrito y elecciones de retencin en lugar de mediante una eleccin. La eleccin de los jueces del Condado deber realizarse mediante el voto de electores calificados dentro de la jurisdiccin territorial de la corte. (3)a. En la eleccin general del ao 2000 se deber votar en cada jurisdiccin territorial de circuito y de condado para decidir si el modo de elegir a los jue ces de circuito y a los jueces del condado ser mediante el sistema de selec cin por mrito y elecciones de retencin en lugar de mediante una eleccin. Si los electores votan por no ejercer esta opcin local, esta opcin no podr someterse a votacin de los electores en esa jurisdiccin hasta que hayan transcurrido al menos dos aos. b. A partir del ao 2000, cada circuito puede presentar la opcin local de elec cin por mrito y elecciones de retencin o de la eleccin de jueces de cir cuito, segn corresponda, al presentar una solicitud ante el encargado de los registros estatales. Dicha solicitud deber estar firmada por un nmero de electores igual a por lo menos el diez por ciento de los votos emitidos en la jurisdiccin de ese circuito en la ltima eleccin presidencial efectuada. c. A partir del ao 2000, cada condado puede presentar la opcin local de eleccin por mrito y elecciones de retencin o la eleccin de los jueces del condado, segn corresponda, al presentar una solicitud ante el supervisor de las elecciones. Dicha solicitud deber estar firmada por un nmero de elec tores igual a por lo menos el diez por ciento de los votos emitidos en el con dado en la ltima eleccin presidencial efectuada. Los mandatos de los jueces de circuito y los jueces de condado sern de seis aos. SECCIN 11. Vacantes. (a)(1) Siempre que se produzca una vacante en un cargo judicial sujeto a la eleccin de retencin, el gobernador deber cubrir la vacante mediante el nombramiento de una persona entre al menos tres y no ms de seis personas nominadas por la comisin judicial de nombramientos correspondiente, por un periodo que finalizar el primer martes luego del primer lunes de enero del ao siguiente a las prximas elecciones generales que se efecten al menos un ao despus de la fecha del nombramiento. (2) Siempre que se produzca una vacante eventual en un cargo judicial sujeto a la eleccin de retencin, el gobernador deber cubrir esa vacante eventual mediante el nombramiento de un juez o un magistrado de entre al menos tres personas y no ms de seis personas nominadas por la comisin judicial de nombramientos correspondiente. El plazo del nombramiento comienza cuando finaliza el plazo del cargo que qued vacante y concluye el primer martes luego del primer lunes de enero del ao siguiente a la prxima elec cin general. (b) El gobernador deber cubrir cada vacante de una corte de circuito o de una corte de condado, en donde los jueces sean elegidos por mayora de votos de los electores, al nombrar a una persona entre no menos de tres y no ms de seis personas nominadas por la comisin judicial de nombramien tos correspondiente, por un periodo que concluye el primer martes luego del primer lunes de enero del ao que sigue a eleccin primaria y general que se efecte por lo menos un ao despus de la fecha del nombramiento. Se de ber realizar una eleccin para cubrir ese cargo judicial por el periodo del cargo que comienza al finalizar el periodo del cargo por nombramiento. (c) Los nombramientos se debern realizar dentro de los treinta das desde que se ha producido la vacante o vacante eventual, excepto que el gober nador extienda el perodo por un lapso que no podr exceder los treinta das. El gobernador deber realizar el nombramiento dentro de los sesenta das desde que los nombramientos hayan sido certificados ante el gobernador. (d) Tal como lo establece la legislacin general, debern existir diferentes comisiones judiciales de nombramientos para el Tribunal Supremo, para cada tribunal de apelacin de distrito, y para cada circuito judicial en todos los juz gados de primera instancia del circuito. Las comisiones judiciales de nom bramientos debern establecer reglamentos de procedimiento uniformes en cada nivel del sistema judicial. Tales reglamentos, o cualquier parte de ellos, podrn ser derogados por las leyes generales promulgadas con la mayora de votos de cada cmara de la Asamblea Legislativa, o por el Tribunal Supremo de Justicia con el voto concurrente de cinco magistrados. A excep cin de las deliberaciones realizadas por las comisiones judiciales de nom bramientos, los procedimientos de las comisiones y sus registros debern estar abiertos al pblico. 8:28;9:25c