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The Herald-Advocate Hardee Countys Hometown Coverage 114th Year, No. 403 Sections, 24 Pages 70¢ Plus 5¢ Sales Tax Thursday, September 4, 2014 S UBSCRIBE O NLINE A T T HE H ERALD A DVOCATE COM I N C OLOR Pump Prices Still Driving Downward . Story 5A Get Out And Hook A Snook . Story 4A WEATHER DATE HIGH LOW RAIN 08/2793690.0008/2892710.0008/2992700.5908/3093710.0708/8194730.0009/0194710.00 09/0292720.02 TOTAL Rainfall to 09/02/2014 33.85 Same period last year 32.39 Ten Year Average 47.79 Source: Univ. of Fla. Ona Research Center INDEX Classifieds.....................6BCommunity Calendar....4ACourthouse Report.......3CCrime Blotter.................6CEntertainment...............7C Hardee Living................2BInformation Roundup...4AObituaries......................4APuzzles..........................7CSchool Lunch Menus...8ASolunar Forecast..........1C HARDEE COUNTY FIRE-RESCUE PHOTO Rescue workers extricated the occupants of this Nissan Altima for transport to area hospitals following a multi-car Labor Day pileup. Olliff PHOTO BY MICHAEL KELLY Sheriffs Dep. John Dorsey records Michael Manleys fingerprints following his sentencing hearing last week in Hardee Circuit Court. Defense lawyer James R. Rusty Franklin watches in the background. Manley Sentenced To 8 Years Woman WhoForgot ChildIn WalmartSentenced HolidayWreckInjures 3 Benefit To Aid Former Commissioner I got trapped into thetake a little bit, take alittle bit and take a lit tle bit, and then its ahuge amount of moneyand I cant pay itback. Michael Manley By CYNTHIA KRAHLOf The Herald-Advocate In a complicated sentence which took 37 minutes to deliverlast week, a former WauchulaCPA and business leader whosystematically stole from hisclients trust funds was sent toprison. Just how long Michael D. Manley, 55, stays there was, inpart, left to him. But it will be for at least eight years, according to the penalty imposed by Circuit Judge JohnK. Stargel at the conclusion of aday-long hearing on Wednesdayin Hardee Circuit Court. Stargel handed Manley a 50year split sentence, 20 years inFlorida State Prison followed by30 years of supervised proba tion. The judge levied five years for each third-degree felonyManley pleaded to, eight yearsfor each second-degree felony,30 years of probation for threeof his first-degree felonies, and20 years prison for the remain ing three first-degree felonies. Twelve of those 20 years, however, would be suspended ifManley is able to pay $250,000toward the total restitution owedhis victims by the time eightyears are up. In all, Manley had pleaded guilty to 23 counts of grand theftand money laundering. Stargel said the prison terms would run concurrently whilethe probation would be consec utive, meaning those threedecades begin after Manley isreleased from prison. Further, Stargel ordered resti tution in the amounts of $31,895to the Esther Albritton Trust,$135,223 to the Under-woodTrust, $372,423 to the Bailey Ir revocable Trust, $44,626 to theBailey Revoc-able Trust, and$54,760 to the Arthur WomackTrust. The total due equals $638,927. As for the 30-year probation term, Stargel ordered Manley tospend the first two years of thattime on house arrest. Followingthat, he will have a curfew of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., and will not bepermitted to travel outside the10th Judicial Circuit, which en compasses Hardee, High-landsand Polk counties. Manley must obtain full-time employment, the judge said, andmust continue to repay his vic tims at the rate of at least$15,000 per year. Manleys earnings, Stargel said, are to be spent only on ne cessities. And to the states rec ommendation that Manley notbe allowed to enjoy excessivedining at restaurants, Stargel replied, Im going to scratchthat and say no dining at restau rants. Go to Publix. The judge went on to tell Manley, We have had peopleliving in cars, and I dont knowhow my family would feel if thathappened and then theySee MANLEY 2A Soto By CYNTHIA KRAHLOf The Herald-Advocate A babysitter who left a local store with her purchases but notwith one of the children in hercare has been sentenced inHardee Circuit Court. Karrie Ann Soto, 32, of 125 Carlton St., Apt. 42, Wauchula,had been charged with neglectof a child, a third-degree felony,in the incident which took placeearlier this summer. The 4-year-old girl she left at Walmart in Wauchula sufferedno physical injury, authoritiessaid. In accepting a plea agreement worked out between the prose cution and the defense, CircuitJudge Marcus J. Ezelle agreed towithhold adjudication of guilt inthe case as long as Soto success fully completes the terms of hersentence. He placed her on supervised probation for a period of twoyears and assessed $1,295 infines, fees and court costs. Soto was arrested at Walmart See WALMART 7A By MARIA TRUJILLOOf The Herald-Advocate A Labor Day crash involving five cars left three people se verely injured and caused ahighway closure for 2-1/2 hours. One of the drivers, Mary J. Kroll, 88, of Wauchula wastransported to Lakeland Re-gional Medical Center with crit ical injuries. Her passenger,Grace M. Emmerton, 86, ofWauchula, sustained serious in juries and was taken to FloridaHospital Heartland. The driver charged with caus ing the accident, Jack W. Albert,70, of Port Charlotte, also hadserious injuries and was taken toLakeland Regional. Another driver, Jeremy Rue, 32, of Palmetto, sustained minorinjuries and was taken to FloridaHospital Heartland. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash hap pened at 11:25 a.m. on Mondaywhile Albert, who drove a 2002Chevrolet Corvette, attempted topass two other vehicles whilegoing at a high rate of speed. Directly in front of Albert were westbound Richard D.Svec, 58, of Palmetto, whodrove a 2001 Ford F250, andRue, who drove a 2013 ToyotaRAV4, said crash investigatorTrp. M. Sanchez. See WRECK 2A By MARIA TRUJILLOOf The Herald-Advocate After years of helping the community, a former countycommissioner now needs helpfrom the people he once served. Walter Olliff Jr. was diag nosed with esophageal cancer(throat cancer) and is now un dergoing extensive chemo-ther apy and radiation. He goes to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa on a regularbasis. As time has gone by hisvisits to the center have in-creased, which naturally meansan increase in medical expenses. In order to help with the med ical costs, a benefit was startedto raise as much money as pos sible for Olliff. The Walter OlliffJr. Benefit is raffling off prizesfor four lucky winners thisweekend. The person holding the win ning ticket will receive a Moss berg 500 12-gauge shotgun. Theprize for second place is a Ruger10/22 22 LR 10 Round Mag. However, whoever wins thefirearms will undergo a back ground check before the gun isdelivered. The person coming in third place will win a 45-quart Yeticooler, and whoever is holdingthe fourth-place ticket will re ceive a Dexter fillet knife. Tickets are $10 and are avail able at a variety of locations intown, including HeartlandGrowers Supply, Hardee Ranch Supply, Smith Southern Arms,Charlottes Web and the Wau-chula Moose Lodge. They willbe available for purchase at theMoose Lodge up until 4 p.m. onSaturday. The raffle will take place at the Wauchula Moose Lodge onSaturday at 4 p.m. A person doesnot have to be present in order towin one of the prizes. Olliff is a Hardee Senior High graduate. On Nov. 17, 1992, he became a Hardee County com missioner and served threeterms. County Manager Lex Al-brit ton said Olliff was committed tohis job, was a hard worker andwas always honest and upfrontwith people. Olliff says he appreciates the support he has received fromSee BENEFIT 2A
2A The Herald-Advocate, September 4, 2014 The Herald-Advocate Hardee Countys 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. PHOTO BY MARIA TRUJILLO A single-vehicle rollover accident on Tuesday at 9 a.m. sent the driver to Lakeland Regional Medical Center. According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, a 2003 Chevrolet, driven by 20-yearold Anjanique Dammar, 20, of Wauchula, ended up off the south shoulder of State Road 64 near Boyd Cowart Road when the brakes locked. Leaving 47 feet of skid marks, the driver lost control and ended up rolling over twice in a nearby ditch. The passenger, Artrice Hines, 20, of Wauchula, was not seriously injured. TUESDAY ROLLOVER Kellys Column By Jim Its good news that gasoline prices have come down in recent weeks. Good news that the hot months of July and August are in the rearview mirror. Good news the football season has started. This is like a second religion to many Florida folks. Good news that the stock market has continued its five-year bull run. People who had the courage and foresight to keep investingin quality stocks after the 2008-09 downturn have been rewarded. Good news a lot of orange groves are looking green and have a larger fruit crop set than last year, and millions of dollars are beingspent to defeat the citrus greening disease. Good news that cattle prices are continuing their bull run of high prices. Cattlemen have rarely had it so good for so long. Good news the city of Bowling Green is doing some streetscap ing to improve the citys looks and has a three-year program to fixthe 18 fire hydrants that dont work. For those near the black-cov ered hydrants, have ample water hoses at the ready. Good news that most area farmers of melons and vegetables had a successful spring season and are hoping for profitable fallcrops. Good news most area fishermen have been successful with snook, bass or panfish when they test the waters lately. Peace Riveris holding its share of fish. Good news that the Hardee Wildcat football team will soon wi n a game. Maybe this Friday at Fort Meade, if not soon thereafter. Good news the Tampa Bay Bucs have a new head coach and might have a break-even or winning season in 2014. Good news that the Auburndale Bloodhounds have a fine foot ball team this year. One of my favorite dog breeds in the blood hound. You have to have owned one to appreciate this big hound. THANK YOU HARDEE COUNTY f or your overwhelming support in the primary election. I look forward to continuing to meet with HardeeCounty citizens as we now work our way tothe General Election in November. With Gratitude. 9:4p Thank you Wauchula citizens for your support and vote for Wauchula City Commissioner, District #6 9:4p Political advertisement paid for and approved by Sherri Thornton Albritton for Wauchula City Commission, District #6. I look forward to working for the citizens of Wauchula. Thank you also to Mr. John Freeman for the positive election. MANLEYContinued From 1A went into a restaurant and sawthat man enjoying dining there. Manley stood silently, show ing no emotion, his lawyer,James R. Rusty Franklin, athis side as Stargel explained thepenalty being imposed. It marked the end of hours upon hours of testimony to de termine what amounts werestolen from his clients and howmuch already had been repaid. Wednesdays hearing, the third, began with the testimonyfrom an expert witness, Cert-ified Public Accountant PatrickDugas of Winter Haven. Dugasexamined all the records, datingback to 2006, and the moniestaken from and repaid to thetrust funds in question. For instance, Dugas testified that the Esther Albritton Trustwas repaid more than thedeficits it showed, meaning zero no money at all was now duethat trust. In cross-examining Dugas, Assistant State Attorney LoriWinstead of the EconomicCrimes Unit asked if Dugasknew where the repaymentfunds came from. Dugas said hedid not. After Dugas, Manley took the stand. When his lawyer asked him why, Manley replied, I got my self in trouble. We had produc tivity issues. I should have firedsome people, but I kept them on.And there were the hurricanes,too. I got trapped into the take a little bit, take a little bit and takea little bit, and then its a hugeamount of money and I cantpay it back. Manley turned his focus to the victims seated in the courtroom,saying, All I can do is look atyou and say I made horrible mis takes. Im sorry that I hurt you. Today Im looking you right in the eye and Im saying Imessed up badly, he added. To Evelyn Bailey, he said, I brought your name out into thepublic, people talking about you.I embarrassed you. I broughtyour name into a world youdont deserve. Im deeply sorry and Im ashamed, he said. To Clarrisa Underwood, Man ley said, I made a huge mis take. I want to have theopportunity, I want to work ashard as I can as quick as I can. Iwant to pay the money back. Im sorry for my arrogance, my stupidity, my mistakes,Manley said. Manley went on to tell the judge, I have some business re lationships where I will be al lowed to work, collect fees andto then turn them over to paythem back. I will take all theproceeds I receive and turnaround and make those pay ments back. He reminded Stargel that busi nessman Richard Dicks hadagreed to loan Manley$200,000 toward the restitutiondue if Manley could work forhim and was not sent to prison. In cross-examination, Winstead hammered on Manleysuse of someone elses money tofund poor business decisions.She asked about interest incomethe trust funds lost as their bal ances dwindled. But as Stargel readied to pass sentence, Winstead launched herdeadliest assault, noting thatManleys thefts began in 2002. The Statute of Limitations prevents the state from chargingfor crimes before 2006, but thenumbers do not stop there,Winstead told the judge. Shepointed to case law saying reim bursements could be ap-plied toearlier thefts. The defense wants to say the Albritton restitution should be zero because so many repay ments were made, Winsteadbegan. The states position isyou should at least considerwhat was stolen prior. Her argument resonated with the judge, who asked, Thecredits would be for priorthefts? Yes, Winstead answered. Payments were made duringthat time frame, but were forprior thefts. The accountingprinciple is first in, first out.She said Manley was payingback the first monies he stole,not the last. Stargel asked defense lawyer Franklin for his response to thestates argument. Theres a shell game going on here, Franklin said, caughtoff guard by Winsteads firstin/first out argument. Stargel retorted, Mr. Franklin, with all due respect, theresa lot of shell game going onaround here. The judge went on to embrace Winsteads position, not ing, He cant leave her (EstherAlbritton) with zero because hes paying on the last in/last outbasis rather than first in/first out. Youre asking to pay the most recent thefts first, whichrenders the older thefts out ofthe states purview and unable toprosecute. With that, Stargel proceeded to pass sentence, ordering alltrusts to be repaid, using theamounts Manley himself origi nally told investigators he hadstolen. Stargel told Manley as he stood to hear his sentence, Youshocked this community, youstunned this community. This isa good community, and nowtheyre shaken. Who can theytrust? Who can they turn to intheir time of need? And, the judge concluded, its going to take them a longtime to recover. NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE:The Southwest Florida WaterManagement District is proposingto adopt the following new rule(s):40D-7.001, F.A.C.; 40D-7.002,F.A.C.; 40D-7.003, F.A.C.; 40D-7.004, F.A.C.; and 40D-7.005,F.A.C.The purpose of this rulemaking isto adopt new Chapter 40D-7,Florida Administrative Code, to es tablish the policy and procedurefor suspending a contractor fromworking with the District when thecontractor has materiallybreached its contract with the Dis trict. The effect of this rulemakingwill be to encourage businesspractices that require contractorsto materially perform in accor dance with the terms and condi tions of a District contract andprovide the District with a meansof serving as good stewards oftaxpayer funds by suspending acontractor who has materiallybreached its District contract.The Notice of Proposed Rule-making appeared in the FloridaAdministrative Register, Vol. 40,No. 167, on August 27, 2014. Acopy of the proposed rule can beviewed on the Districts website athttp://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/rules/proposed/.Pursuant to the provisions of theAmericans with Disabilities Act,any person requiring special ac commodations to provide com ments on this rulemaking is askedto contact SWFWMD Human Re sources Director, (352) 796-7211,ext. 4702; 1-800-423-1476 (FLonly), ext. 4702; or ADACoordina firstname.lastname@example.org. If you arehearing or speech impaired,please contact the agency usingthe Florida Relay Service,1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or1(800)955-8770 (Voice).THE PERSON TO BE CON TACTED REGARDING THE PRO POSED RULES AND TO OBTAINA COPY IS: Sonya White, 7601Highway 301 North, Tampa, FL33637-6759, (813) 985-7481(4660), e-mail: email@example.com. (Ref OGC #2013054). 9:4c Meanwhile another driver, Mark Lee, 34, of Sebring wasdriving a 2004 Nissan Muranogoing east on SR 64. Kroll andEmmertons vehicle, a 2006Nissan Altima, also was east bound and was directly behindLees car. FHP says while Albert at tempted to pass the westboundvehicles in front of him, Lee sawAlbert coming at him head-onand, to avoid the impendingcollision, steered off onto thesouth shoulder of SR 64. Albert continued going west in the eastbound lane, and col lided with the left front side ofKrolls vehicle. Krolls car began rotating in a counter-clockwise direction andcame to a final stop in the eastlane facing west. AlbertsCorvette also rotated in acounter-clockwise direction,made three complete turns, andstop-ped facing east in the westlane, said the press release. While the Corvette was rotat ing, FHP says the right rear hitthe left side of Rues Toyota.Meanwhile the other two vehi cles were hit with debris fromthe initial collision. The road was shut down for about two and a half hours whileSanchez investigated and debriscleanup was completed. All drivers and passengers were wearing seatbelts. Lt. Nancy Sneider of Hardee County Fire-Rescue said High-lands County Emergency Med-ical Services responded to thescene as mutual aid. Mean-while, Polk County stood by, ifneeded, to answer any other Hardee County calls. She said it took 16 minutes to extricate Albert from theCorvette, removing the driversdoor and lifting the dashboard.Further, it took 20 minutes to re move the drivers door and glassto extricate the occupants of theNissan Altima. Sneider also noted Animal Control was called for a smalldog that had been riding in Al berts car. Albert, the FHP said, was charged with reckless drivingwith serious bodily injuries andwith driving with a suspended li cense.WRECKContinued From 1ABENEFITContinued From 1A By MARIA TRUJILLOHardee Countians. He went onto say that what makes HardeeCounty great is when peoplewithin the community come to gether in times of need to helpout in any way possible. An account at Wauchula State Bank has been set up in SonyaOlliffs name for anyone wish ing to donate. All money fromthe benefit and the account willgo to pay for Olliffs medicalexpenses.
September 4, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 3A By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate By the narrowest of margins, the Lady Wildcat varsity volley ball team beat Avon Park lastweek. It was the first victory for first-year coaches StephanieMier and Amy MontsDeOca.The varsity girls lost at LakePlacid in the season opener atLake Placid on Aug. 25. TheAug. 26 home games againstMulberry were cancelled byMulberry because of the elec tions. So, the Thursday match against Avon Park on its courtwas special as the Lady Catswon games one and three,dropped games two and four andhad to fight from behind to wingame five 15-11. The format isbest of five, but whereas the firstfour games are a score of 25 orby two points, the final gamehas a 15-point maximum unlessit has to go more to get a win by a two-point margin. This week, the girls were at Bartow on Tuesday and go toLemon Bay for the first districtgame today (Thursday). Nextweeks games are Monday atMulberry and Tuesday at homeagainst Sebring in another Class5A, Region 3, District 11 en-counter. After losing at Lake Placid and having a game against Mul berry cancelled, the Hardee var sity was ready to play at AvonPark. The varsity played hardand went to five sets beforecoming home with a WIN! ex claimed MontsDe-Oca. Hardee battled in the first game and won it 25-23. Theyslipped in the next, allowingAvon Park to win 25-18. Hardeecame back with focus to win thethird set 25-23, before losing thethird 25-13. Behind 3-7 in the fifth set, Hardee had to battle back to goahead and claim the set and game victory 15-11. Varsity players are seniors Emily Albritton, Makayla Deu-berry, Brooke Dixon, TiffanyFlores, Kendall Gough, Court nee Richardson, Gemi Saundersand Abby Vargas and juniorsPaigelyn Cord, Senida Garcia,Jakaysha Lindsey, Morgan Wal ters and Audra Weeks. The JV squad lost at Lake Placid on Aug. 25 and also instraight sets at Avon Park. Al though they lost at Avon Park,they have made some incredibleimprovements and will continueto do so on skills and team work, said Monts-DeOca. JV players are Brenda Mira montes, Victoria McGhin, SarahWelch, Katelyn Rich-ardson,Claudia Klein, Rayann Kulig,Hope Elliott, Rosie Fimbres,Mallory Gough, Destinee Jack son, Adelina Luna and ElliePalmer. Lady Cats Outplay Lady Devils COURTESY PHOTO The Lady Wildcat varsity got its first win in a five-set mat ch at Avon Park last Thursday; seated (left to right) are Abby Vargas, Tiffany Flores, Brooke Dixo n, Senida Garcia and Emily Albritton; standing are Gemi Saunders, Paigelyn Cord, Makayla Deuberry, Audra Weeks, Kendall Gough, Courtnee Richardson, Morgan Walters and Jakaysha Lindsey. 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Several of the more experi enced swimmers are already atthe level they were at regionalslast season, reported first-yearHead Coach Tracy Pate as shereviewed progress in the firsttwo meets of the season. This week, the teams were at Rowdy Gaines Pool in WinterHaven as they took on WinterHaven in a meet starting at 5:30p .m. The next meet is nextThursday, Sept. 11, at the GandyPool in Lakeland against Lake land High. Results of the first meet on Aug. 25 at home and a partialmeet at Avon Park last Thurs-day show several swimmers al ready claiming first-placefinishes. Aug. 25 Meet Although with smaller num bers, the Hardee swimmers fin ished third in this meet, the girlsshowed a strong finish to comewithin three points of secondplace. Sebring girls dominatedwith 133 points, followed byAvon Park with 90 and Hardeewith 87. In the boys division, theBlue Streaks finished with 134points, followed with the RedDevils at 107 and Wildcats at87, Hardee swimmers collected three first-place positions andeight in second place.GSenior Alex Johnson topped the field with first place in the50-yard free style in 29.28, wellahead of Kaitlyn Smith and KatNoonan of Sebring who werethree seconds apart at 30.32 and30.35. Lady Cat freshman Vic toria Borjas placed fifth. Soph Desiree Ford won the 100 free in a time of 1:03.19,well up on Lady Streak Smith at1:08.13. Freshman Monica Gra ham placed sixth. Ford placed aclose second in the 200 free. Hertime of 2:20.12 was three hun dreds of the winning time ofAvon Park senior Hannah Farr,in at 2:20.09. Senior Caitlin Dufresne placed second to Avon Park sen ior Rachel Gaidos in the 500free, with Lady Cat juniorReyna Kirkland placing fifth. The 200 free relay team of Johnson, Ford, Borjas and fresh man Bridgette Conley placedsecond in a time of 2:00.32,pretty close to the 2:00.25 of anAvon Park squad. Placing sixthwas the Hardee team of fresh man Joley Pleger, juniorDanielle Weeks, soph KayleeHogenauer and soph MadisonMarple. Finally, the 400 free relay team of Johnson, Ford, juniorCheyenne Pohl and senior HaleyEdenfield placed second in4:42.79. The team of Conley,Dufresne, junior Kayla Albrit-ton and Kirkland placed fourth. BThe boys were without the services of soph Levi Lovettwho had a stellar freshman startlast season. Lovett suffered a cuton his knee requiring stitchesand is sidelined until Sept. 11. Soph Wyatt Zeigler, who also had a smart start as a freshman,took the only first-place finishfor Hardee boys. He won the100 backstroke in 1:08.47, wellahead of Lukas High of Sebringat 1:13.28 and teammate sophKyle Choate, who came in thirdat 1:19.55. Zeigler also placed second in the 200 individual medley (IM)in a time of 2;25.52, with sophJared Scheel placing sixth. Senior leader Cody Spencer, the only senior on the youngsquad, placed second in both the50 free and 100 free. In the 50free, it was in a time of 24.76,with soph Keith Choate in fourthplace at 27.79. In the 100 free, itwas a time of 56.28, a bit behindSebrings Tevin Bullard at54.75. The 200 free relay team of Zeigler, Spencer, Keith Choateand freshman Carlos Garciaplaced second in a time of1:51.54; the team of freshmanJoseph Crawford, soph Bran-don Franks, freshman MarioGomez and soph Vaughn Kirk-land places sixth. In one-meter diving, Franks placed third, eight points off sec ond place and Keith Choate wasfourth just six points behind. Other boys swimming for Hardee were freshman WillRoberts and soph LivinstonMetayer.A n rHardee went to Avon Park for this meet and came home on theshort end of an unofficial scorewhen the meet was called be cause of lightning. At that time the Red Devils were leading inboth the boys and girls divisionsbecause of placing multipleswimmers in events, whichHardee had planned to do in thesecond half of the meet, ex plained Pate.BHardee claimed a pair of firstplace finishes, one by Zeiglerand one by Spencer. Spencer won the 100 free in a time of 44.32, ahead of the55.60 of Red Devil Steven New.Wildcat Roberts placed third anda trio of Red Devils were fourththrough sixth. Spencer alsoplaced second in the 50 free, ina time of 24.43, just 14 hun dredths off the News winningtime of 24.29. Franks placedthird and Metayer was seventh. Zeigler won the 100 IM in 2:31.12 ahead of a pair of RedDevils. Garcia placed a strong second in the grueling 500 free, withteammate Scheel in third placeof the five swimmers participat ing. The 200 medley relay team of Zeigler, the Choate twins andSpencer were second in the 200medley relay, with Gomez,Kirkland, Scheel and Livinstonfinishing fifth. In the one-meter diving, Franks placed second and KeithChoate was third. GThere were three first-place finishes for Hardee girls. Fordwas first in the 100 free, in at1:03.00 well up up Jaydee Han nah Grice of Avon Park at1:11.85. For Hardee, Albrittonwas fifth, Pleger seventh andHogenauer eighth. Ford wasalso second in the 200 free, withPohl third, Graham sixth andWeeks eighth. Johnson, Conley and Kirkland went first, second and third inthe 50 free. Johnsons winningtime was 29.92. Hogenauerplaced seventh in the midst ofAvon Park girls. In the 100 medley relay, Edenfield, Conley, Johnson andFord combined for the win in2:20.46, in ahead of an AvonPark squad at 2:21.71. The LadyCat team of Dufresne, Pohl,Kirkland and Borgas combinedto take third place, less than twoseconds off third place. In the diving, Albritton placed second and Kirkland was third. Swim Teams Off And Going In Other Action The Hardee County SchoolBoard approved the followingitems during its 25-minute meet ing last Thursday. All memberswere present. The items on theAction Agenda included: a lease agreement with the Hardee County Cattlemens As sociation to use the CattlemensArena complex June 3-6, 2015,for graduation ceremonies. Itwill cost the board $1,200 for thefour days, as well as costs of ad ditional electricity and waterusage. Board member Paul Samuels says that although he does notoppose of graduation being in theCattlemens Arena, he does notfeel the board should have to payfor this event. The agreementpassed with a 4-1 vote, withSamuels opposing.The following items on the Con sent Agenda were approved to gether in a single vote: a request to allow the Out door Classroom and CharlotteHarbor National Estuary Pro gram to host a youth conferenceat the Fazzini Wilderness Center.According to Kayton Nedza, thisconference will bring differentstudents from different countiestogether to learn more about thewatershed. This event will havea positive fiscal impact on thedistrict, as the estuary will bebilled $1,500 for the conferenceheld in Zolfo Springs. purchase orders greater than $25,000, including freshproduce for the cafeterias for theschool year totaling $68,000 andschool health services totaling$112, 316. the retirement of Allen Thomas from Hardee SeniorHigh. the resignation of Daniel Estrada from HHS. the hiring of Robert Davis and Dusty Mendoza at HHS andChristine Gilliard at ZolfoSprings Elementary. as substitutes, Maria Delia Ayala, Samantha Edwards, Er linda Reyna, Eve Avila, WendyBrazil, Adam Cartwright, AimeeCartwright, Mary Jane Cimmino,Lori Ann Crouse, Sharon Dixon,Samantha Edwards, WilliamGilliard, Amanda Graham, Jes sica Harrison, Lynelle Hines,Whitney Lackey, Kayshia Mos-ley, Rebecca Nadaskay, Court ney Nicholson, Karen Pilking-ton, Rachael Revell, Selina Ure ste, Janet Waite, Jessica Whitted,Melissa Wilbert, Janice Wilkinsand Stella Zuniga. supplements for grade chairwomen Marilyn Best, kin-dergarten, $1,078; Cherie John son, first grade, $1,078;Christina Herrera, Angela Ioan nidis and Nicole Spencer, secondgrade, each for $1,078; Kim Bar ber, third grade, $1,078; JaneenGibson and Sierra Prescott,fourth grade, $1,078; andGretchen Wilkins, fifth grade,$1,078. Also, Danella Turner as American Sign Language spon sor for $785. Before the meeting ended, Samuels and Director of Educa tional Facilities Robert Krahlsaid the stadium has some last-minute touchups but will beready for a reopening on Sept.12, just in time for the first homegame of the season.The final budget hearing is setfor today (Thursday) at 5:10 p.m.The School Board meeting wasrescheduled for Thursday Sept.4, instead of Sept. 11, immedi ately following the budget hear ing. Both meetings will be in theboard meeting room at 230 S.Florida Ave. in Wauchula. _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 252014DR000378 QUYEN T. DANG, Petitionerand VU DINH TRUONG, Respondent. _______________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO:VU DINH TRUONG 635 S. 5th Ave. Apt. C101Wauchula, Florida 33873 YOU ARE NOTIFIEDthat an ac tion for Dissolution of Marriagehas been filed against you andthat you are required to serve acopy of your written defenses, ifany, to it on Quyen T. Dang,whose address is 635 S. 5th Ave.Apt. C101, Wauchula, FL 33873,on or before October 3, 2014, andfile the original with the clerk ofthis Court at 417 W. Main St.,Wauchula, FL 33873 before serv ice on Petitioner or immediatelythereafter. If you fail to do so, adefault may be entered againstyou for the relief demanded in thepetition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, areavailable at the Clerk of the CircuitCourts office. You may reviewthese documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of Cir cuit Courts office notified of yourcurrent address. (You may file No tice of Current Address, FloridaSupreme Court Approved FamilyLaw Form 12.915.) Future papersin this lawsuit will be mailed to theaddress on record at the clerksoffice. Warning: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure,requires certain automatic disclo sure of documents and informa tion. Failure to comply can resultin sanctions, including dismissalor striking of pleadings. Dated: August 26, 2014 VICTORIA L. ROGERS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: CONNIE COKER DEPUTY CLERK 9:4-25p _______________________________ 10 HOURS A MONTH! Thats all it takes to speak up for a child. Volunteer to be aGuardian Ad Litem. 773-2505 (If office unattended, please leave message.)
4A The Herald-Advocate, September 4, 2014 Obituaries OBITUARY POLICY The Herald-Advocate publishes obituaries free of charge as a public service. Forms showing the information whichmay be included in a free obituary are available at local fu neral homes or at our office. Paid obituaries may include additional information and remembrances. All obituaries, however, must be submitted by a funeral home. No personal submissions will be accepted. RICHARD A. "RICKY" MONCRIEF Richard A. "Ricky" Moncrief, 41, died Thursday, Aug.28, 2014, in Tampa. Born Nov. 2, 1972, in Wauchula, he was a lifelong residentof Fort Meade. He was a detailerfor Greenwood Chevrolet andattended the CornerstoneChurch of God. He was preceded in death by his mother, Alicia Tillman Mon crief; brothers, Melvin A. Mon crief Jr., Bobby Whitten andstep-brother, Jeff Boutwell. Survivors include his father, Melvin A. Moncrief Sr. of FortMeade; two brothers, AndyWhitten and Earnest Whitten,both of Wauchula; one step-brother, Eddie Ray Huckabaa ofAlabama; and one sister, RanaeJohnson of Fort Meade. Memorial Services were held Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at 2p.m., at the Cornerstone Churchof God, Fort Meade. Arrangements by Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade. JANET DAVIS Janet Davis, 84, died Wednes day, Aug. 27, 2014, in WinterHaven. She was born Jan. 2, 1930, in Fort Meade, where she re-mained a lifelong resident. Shewas a mother and wife. She wasan active member of the FirstPresbyterian Church of FortMeade, member of Fort MeadeGarden Club and Fort MeadeHistorical Society. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Rich-ard H. "Dick" Davis; parents,Francis L. and Lillie Mae Lind-sey Davis; brother, Thomas Jef ferson Davis; half-brother,Marshall Seigler; brothers-in-law, William L. "Bill" Davis Jr.and Joseph E. "Joe" Davis Sr. Survivors include her two sons, Richard L. Davis and wifeShelly and Robert P. "Sonny"Davis and wife Kimberly, all ofFort Meade; one sister-in-law,Audrey G. Davis of Fort Meade;four grandchildren, AndrewDavis, Michael Davis, BrandonDavis and Trevor Davis; andtwo great-grandchildren, KelsiDavis and Jacob Davis. Visitation was Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, from 10 to 11 a.m., atthe First Presbyterian Church,Fort Meade. Funeral Servicesfollowed at 11 a.m., in thechurch sanctuary with the Rev.Jack Taylor officiating. Inter ment was in Evergreen Ceme tery, Fort Meade. In lieu of flowers, those wish ing, may make contributions tothe First Presbyterian Church ofFort Meade. Arrangements by Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade. In Memory NEWTON H. MURDOCK Newton Hilliard Murdock, 80, passed away from compli cations of a fall on Sunday,Aug. 31, 2014. Mr. Murdock was born in Ashford, Ala., on Jan. 24,1934. He moved to WinterHaven at age 14 and latergraduated fromWinter HavenHigh School. Heserved in theNational Guardand became a Florida High-way Patrolman stationed inHardee County. Mr. Murdockthen served as Sheriff for 16years for Hardee County andthen as a Major for the Mana tee County Sheriffs Officewhere he retired. During hisretirement he worked as anagricultural crop adjuster. Mr.Murdock was a member ofFirst Baptist Church at theMall and a lifetime memberof Kiwanis. Mr. Murdock is survived by his wife of 61 years, Chris tine Murdock; daughters,Deborah (Bill) Choate-Ban ter, Patricia (Ronald) Wilsonand Connie (Danny) Coker;sisters, Martha (Fred)Williams and Mary LouGreen; eight grandchildrenand 15 great-grandchildren;and a large extended family. Visitation was Wednesday, Sept. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m., atGentry Morrison FuneralHome, 3350 Mall Hill Dr.,Lakeland. Funeral Serviceswill be conducted Thursday,Sept. 4, in the chapel at FirstBaptist Church at the Mall,1010 E. Memorial Blvd.,Lakeland at 11 am, with anhour of visitation prior from10 to 11 am. In lieu of flowers, dona tions may be made to theCompassion House at FBC atthe Mall or the Gideons Inter national. Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes & Serenity Gardens Lakeland A heartfelt Thank You to all my campaign workers, cheer leaders, friends, well-wishers,and supporters. I will be forevergrateful. 9;4p And Congratulations to Sue Birge on her primary win. Judy Wilson Ponger-Kays-GradyFuneral Homes rr%'01+773!7;%'8)-80'(863) 773-6400PongerKaysGrady.com9:4-25cSeeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean David Searls 9:4c The recreational harvest sea son for Floridas premier gamefish, snook, opened statewide onMonday. Unique to the region, snook are one of the many reasonsFlorida is the Fishing Capital ofthe World. While the fishery is already more than 90 percent catch-and-release, the Florida Fish &Wildlife Conservation Com-mission encourages anglers tocontinue to use moderationwhen determining whether ornot to take a snook home. Gulf snook populations were negatively impacted by a 2010cold kill. Gulf snook numberscurrently exceed FWC manage ment goals but are still rebuild ing to pre-cold-kill levels, whichis one of the reasons why it isimportant to handle fish withcare in this region and use mod eration when determiningwhether or not to harvest one. When releasing a snook, proper handling methods canhelp ensure the species abun dance for anglers today and gen erations to come. To learn moreabout catch-and-release and thebest way to handle a fish, visitMyFWC.com/Fishing and clickon Saltwater then Recre ational Regulations. Regular season closures are designed to help protect thespecies during vulnerable timessuch as cold weather and spawn ing. Snook are closed to harvestDec. 1 through the end of Feb ruary, and May 1 through Aug.31 in Gulf state and federal wa ters, including Monroe Countyand Everglades Na-tional Park. In Atlantic state and federal waters, including Lake Okee-chobee and the KissimmeeRiver, snook harvest is closedDec. 15 through Jan. 31 andJune 1 through Aug. 31. Management measures such as the one-fish-per-person, per-day bag limit, annual closed sea sons and size limits will helpcontinue rebuilding snook pop ulations on both coasts. Minimum and maximum size limits help protect juvenile andolder breeding fish within thepopulation. In the Atlantic, snook must be not less than 28 inches and notmore than 32 inches total length,which is measured from themost forward point of the headwith the mouth closed to the far thest tip of the tail with the tailcompressed or squeezed whilethe fish is lying on its side. In the Gulf, they must be not less than 28 inches and not morethan 33 inches total length. A snook permit as well as a recreational saltwater license isrequired unless the angler is ex empt from having a license.Snook may be targeted or har vested with hook and line gearonly. Snagging is prohibited. It is illegal to buy or sell snook. Anglers can report their catch on the Snook & Gamefish Foun dations website at Snook-Foun dation.org by clicking on theAngler Action link. Re-searchers also ask anglers whoharvest the fish to save their fil leted carcasses and provide themto the FWC by dropping themoff at a participating bait andtackle store. For the county-by-county list, go to MyFWC.-com/Research and click onSaltwater, then Snook(under Saltwater Fish) andSnook Anglers Asked to Helpwith Research. These carcasses provide bio logical data, including the size,age, maturity and sex of thecatch. This information is im portant to the FWC in complet ing stock assessments on speciessuch as snook. If you see a snook fishery vi olation, call the Wildlife AlertProgram at 888-404-FWCC(3922). Snook Fishing Season Is Now Open By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate The Hardee junior varsity Wildcats got their season off toa strong start with a shutout vic tory at Mulberry last Thursday. This weeks game is at DeSoto, another 7 p.m. start of thejunior Cats. They come homefor the first time in the newly re furbished Wildcat Stadium for agame against Fort Meade onSept. 11. The following weeksgame at home against Frostproofhas a 7:30 p.m. start because ofwhen the Bulldogs are allowedbuses for travel. This was a very nice way to open the 2014 JV football sea son. The game was, for the mostpart, played penalty and mistakefree by both teams, said JVHead Coach Rod Smith. He andassistants Barry White, UvaldoSanchez, Lee Thomas andMichael Richardson had theirteam prepared for the opener. It was 6-0 after the first quar ter and widened to 12-0 by half time. It went to 20-0 with a TDand two-point conversion catchby freshman receiver Lane Parksin the third period and finishedwith the 27-0 victory on afourth-quarter TD and kick by freshman Ismael Rodriguez. Freshman quarterback Kai Washington was one of three inpassing, a 10-yard TD pass tosophomore receiver JasonNichols. Washington also had a half dozen carries for 51 yards and apair of TDs, one for 15 yardsand another for two. Other run ning backs included freshmanMarcelin Cimeus with 10 carriesfor 28 yards, Rodriguez with 13carries for 121 yards and a TD,and a couple of smaller runs byIsis Garza and Fabian Molina. The Wildcat defense was also up to the task. Freshman DamarHarris had a fumble recovery. Inon the tackle parade were Harris,Rodriguez, Armando Gonzales,Jaylin Ramirez, Adam Olvera,Nichols, Fabian Molina, TannerCarlton, Jose Zuniga, Garza andGloigens Metayer. JV Wildcats Win Opener 27-0 COMMUNITY Calendar THURSDAY, SEPT. 4 Hardee County Commission, regular meeting,Room 102, CourthouseAnnex I, 412 W. Orange St.,Wauchula, 8:30 a.m. Hardee County School Board, final public budgethearing and regular meeting,Board Room, 230 S. FloridaAve., Wauchula, 5:10 p.m. MONDAY, SEPT. 8 Hardee County Indigent Board, first public budgethearing, Commission Cham-bers, Room 102, CourthouseAnnex I, Wauchula, 5:30 p.m. Wauchula City Commission, first public budget hear ing and regular meeting, CityHall, 225 E. Main St.,Wauchula, 6 p.m. Bowling Green City Commission, first publicbudget hearing, City Hall, 104E. Main St., Bowling Green, 6p.m. TUESDAY, SEPT. 9 Hardee County Industrial Development Authority/-Economic DevelopmentCouncil monthly meetings,Commission Chambers,Room 102, CourthouseAnnex I, 412 W. Orange St.,Wauchula, 9 a.m. Hardee County Commission, first public budgethearing, Room 102, Court-house Annex I, 4112 W. Or ange St., Wauchula, 6 p.m. Bowling Green City Commission, regular meet ing, City Hall, 104 E. MainSt., Bowling Green, 6:30 p.m. THURSDAY, SEPT. 11 Hardee County Economic Development Author-ity, periodic meeting,Com-mission Chambers,Room 102, CourthouseAnnex I, 412 W. Orange St.,Wau-chula, 8:30 a.m. PUBLIC HEARING ON DISTRICT EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES PLAN The Hardee County School Board will soon consider a District Educational Faci lities Plan covering fiscal years 2014-15 through 2018-19. A public hearing to make a decision on the District Educational Facilities Plan will be held on Thursd ay, September 4, 2014, at 5:05 P.M., in the School Board meeting room located at 230 South Florida A venue, Wauchula, Florida.The District Educational Facilities Plan is available for review at the Hardee County School Board administrative offices at 1009 N. 6th Avenue, Wauchula, Florida and at www.hardee.k12.fl.us. 9:4c INFORMATION Roundup Memory Mobile Visits Here The Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the AlzheimersAssociation is bringing itsfully equipped mobile office,the Memory Mobile, toHardee County to providefree services to caregiversand others interested inAlzheimers disease. It will be at the Hardee Manor Healthcare Center,401 Orange Place (off Carl ton Street), Wauchula, onTuesday from 10 a.m. to 2p.m. For more information, orto make an appointment,contact Cindy Canales atCanalesc@alzflgulf.org orcall 863-385-3444.
September 4, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 5A By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-AdvocateBoth Hardee golf teams hit the course this week. The girls team, however, got an early start with a match last week at the home Torrey Oaks Course against Avon Park and Frostproof in a Tuesday outing. This weeks matches were Tuesday at River Greens against Avon Park on Tuesday and today (Thursday) at High-lands Ridge North against Sebring. Next week, the girls are at Diamondback against Haines City on Tuesday and home on Thursday for a visit from Avon Park. Meanwhile, the Wildcats opened Tuesday at their home course at The Bluffs in a quadmatch against Fort Meade, Port Charlotte and DeSoto. The home match today (Thursday) is against DeSoto, Palmetto and Bradenton Bayshore. Next weeks matches are at Palmetto on Monday, home against DeSoto on Tuesday and at Torrey Oaks against Fort Meade on Thursday. Hardee is again in Class 2A, Region 7, District 19, against Bayshore, Sarasota Booker, DeSoto, Palmetto, Sarasota Mil itary Academy and Brad-enton Southeast. In its match last week at home, the Hardee girls were led by freshman Hannah Revell with a score of 45, reports Coach Byron Jarnagin, who is rebuilding after losing five sen iors from last seasons district championship team. There are only two starters from that award-winning team, said Jarnagin, noting senior Georgeanne Paris and junior Shelby Dees. Newcomers are freshmen Revell, Shelby Gibson and Emily Patarini, along with soph Morgan Crews and juniors Gabrielle Allen and Alexander Robarts. All of these girls are new and have now match experience, so this will be a learning year for us, said Jarnagin. Boys Coach Val Patarini has a blend of experience and youth. Seniors Justin Davidson and Mike Heine, juniors Jake Pen dergrass and Ryan Moore, and soph Jhett See saw a lot of ac tion last year. Newcomers are junior Andy Manley, soph Hunter Scranton and freshmen Jett Dexter and Zack Deuberry. Golf Season UnderwayG G i i r r l l s s G G o o l l f f A A u u g g . 2 2 6 6 A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k H H O O M M E E Sept. 2 Avon Park Away 4 Sebring Away 9 Haines City Away 1 1 1 1 A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k H H O O M M E E 1 1 6 6 M M u u l l b b e e r r r r y y H H O O M M E E 1 1 8 8 H H a a i i n n e e s s C C i i t t y y H H O O M M E E 23 Frostproof Away 3 3 0 0 D D e e S S o o t t o o * H H O O M M E E Oct. 2 Mulberry Away 6 Sarasota Acad.* Away 7 7 S S e e b b r r i i n n g g H H O O M M E E 9 DeSoto Away 14 Districts Away*Denotes District Match All Matches at 4 p.m.C C o o a a c c h h B B r r y y o o n n J J a a r r n n a a g g i i n n B B o o y y s s G G o o l l f f S S e e p p t t . 2 2 F F o o r r t t M M e e a a d d e e H H O O M M E E 4 4 B B a a y y s s h h o o r r e e * H H O O M M E E 8 Palmetto* Away 9 9 D D e e s s o o t t o o * H H O O M M E E 11 Fort Meade Torrey Oaks 18 Frostproof Away 2 2 3 3 L L a a k k e e P P l l a a c c i i d d H H O O M M E E 2 2 5 5 P P a a l l m m e e t t t t o o * H H O O M M E E 29 Sebring Away 30 Sarasota Acad.* Away Oct. 7 Avon Park Away 9 Lake Placid Away 14 Districts Away*Denotes District Match All Matches at 4 p.m.C C o o a a c c h h V V a a l l P P a a t t a a r r i i n n i i In Other ActionThe Zolfo Springs Town Com mission approved the following Action Agenda items during its 35-minute meeting on Aug. 18. All commissioners were present. regulate the rights of way in town limits. The ordinance says, It is necessary in the interest of the public health, safety and wel fare to regulate the use of the rights of way of the town. It requires anyone to acquire a franchise before using a right of way to provide any service and a permit to install or move a drive way, among other items. All members voted to accept the ordinance. and compensation agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation. Hardee County Sheriffs Office for crossing guards on State Road 66 near Zolfo Springs Elementary School. HCSO will pro vide guards for two hours a day for every school day, one hour in the morning and one hour in the afternoon. The guards will be paid $11 per hour. The following items on the Consent Agenda were approved with a single vote: stated that there were 36 tickets handed out in the month of July in the town. At the end of the meeting, Mayor Juan Otero said he had taken a four-hour ethics class during a convention he recently attended, and noted all the other elected officials will also be re quired to do so in 2015. Otero went on to mention that he had joined Mayors Against Firearms, which aims to stop gun shows from allowing anyone to sell firearms to anyone without a background check. Before ending the meeting, Otero told the commissioners that he loved the town and is planning on running for town mayor again. The next Town Commission meeting will be on Monday, Sept. 15, at 6 p.m. at Zolfo Springs Town Hall. Gas prices remained stable through the Labor Day holiday weekend as 29.7 million people gassed up the vehicle for a road trip. Prices were the cheapest for the holiday since 2010. Compared to last year's Labor Day, the average price was 15 cents cheaper nationwide, 19 cents cheaper in Florida, 20 cents cheaper in Georgia and 18 cents cheaper in Tennessee. "There's no doubt that low gas prices helped convince many Americans, who were on the fence about traveling, to take a trip during the holiday week end," said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA The Auto Club Group. "Prices may get even cheaper in the coming months, he added. Demand typically declines in the fall and domestic production is high, which should help push gasoline prices, in many mar kets, below $3 a gallon before the end of the year. Potential spoilers would be refinery out ages or a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico of Mex-ico," Jenkins said. The month of August saw falling oil prices and the cheap est gas for the month of August in four years. The price for a barrel of WTI on the NYMEX was $97.88 on Aug. 1, but finished the month at $93.86. Since Aug. 1, the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline fell nine cents. The average price dropped six cents in Florida, eight cents in Georgia and seven cents in Tennessee. The current average price is $3.43 nationwide, $3.37 in Florida, $3.33 in Georiga and $3.21 in Tennessee. Gas Prices May Go Even Lower POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT PAID FOR AND APPROVED BY GARRY MCWHORTER FOR SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 4 THANK YOU!GarryMcWhorter 9:4p VOTE November 4 Garry McWhorter I am Truly Blessed! Thankful for each and every person that chose to Vote for me, even My Friends out of town that would have if they could have. We have to remember that anything in life that is worth having is not always easy to attain. We won the battle but we didnt win the fight. Your continued support is needed and appreciated. With all my Heart, Thanks to you all. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PNC C/O TC TAMPA 1, LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descrip tion of the property, and the names in which it was as sessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 786 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 Parcel ID Number: 10-34-25-0843-00002-0077 Description of Property: LOT 77 HARLEM HEIGHTS 433P698 200825000368 SUBJECT TO RESERVATIONS, COVENANTS, RE STRICTIONS, AND EASEMENTS OF RECORD. Name in which assessed: ROBERTA PACE Said property being in the County of HARDEE, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Hardee County Courthouse, 417 West Main Street, second floor hallway outside of Room 202, Wauchula, FL 33873 on the 10THday of SEPTEMBER, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 2ndday of SEPTEMBER, 2014. Victoria L. Rogers Clerk of Circuit Court Hardee County, Florida AD No: 2 By: LAURA L. 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September 4, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 7A _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 252013CA000332 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. WILLIAM G. BERGENS; RAINA BERGENS; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALVIE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION, Defendants. ______________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Fore closure dated June 30, 2014, and Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated August 28, 2014 both entered in Case No. 252013CA000332, of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for HARDEE County, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is Plaintiff and WILLIAM G. BERGENS; RAINA BERGENS; UN KNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSES SION are defendants. The Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY, outside room 202 at Courthouse on Wednesday, bidding begins at 11:00 A.M., Eastern Time, pursuant to Administrative Order 3-15.13 on the 17th day of September, 2014, the fol lowing described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 39: BEGIN AT THE SW CORNER OF THE EAST OF THE NW OF THE NW OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 27 EAST, HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA FOR THE POINT OF BEGIN NING, THENCE NORTH 1 19 40 EAST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF THE E OF THE NW OF THE NW OF SAID SECTION 5, A DISTANCE OF 433.68 FEET, THENCE NORTH 84 32 58 EAST 141.79 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 43 22 EAST 599.61 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 40 06 WEST, 294.40 FEET, THENCE NORTH 60 10 WEST, 430.27 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH AND IN CLUDING A PERPETUAL NON-EXCLUSIVE EASE MENT OVER AND ACROSS THE FOLLOWING DE SCRIBED ROADWAY FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS PURPOSES: SUBJECT TO CON VENANTS, RESTRIC TIONS, EASEMENTS OF RECORD AND TAXES FOR THE CURRENT YEAR, AND RESTRICTIONS OF OAK HILL RANCHES AS RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 288, PAGE 237. BEGIN AT THE SE COR NER OF THE WEST OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 27 EAST, HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA: THENCE NORTH 1 10 EAST ALONG THE EAST LINE OF THE WEST OF SAID SECTION 5, A DISTANCE OF 1198.63 FEET: THENCE NORTH 88 49 15 WEST 5.0 FEET TO THE WEST LINE OF THE EAST 5.0 FEET OF THE WEST OF SAID SECTION 5 FOR P.O.B.: THENCE CON TINUE ALONG THE SAME LINE 60.0 FEET: THENCE NORTH 1 10 EAST AND PARALLEL TO THE EAST LINE OF THE WEST OF SAID SECTION 5 A DISTANCE OF 2804.03 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEAST WITH A RA DIUS OF 240 FEET: THENCE NORTHWEST ERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 406.13 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 96 37 TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVED; THENCE SOUTH 84 13 WEST 282.22 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 01 WEST 356.07 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTH WITH A RADIUS OF 200 FEET; THENCE WESTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 97.49 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 27 55 TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE SOUTH 61 06 WEST 307.33 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEAST WITH A RA DIUS OF 200 FEET; THENCE SOUTHWEST ERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 73.27 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 20 59 TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE SOUTH 40 06 WEST 471.23 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 46 14 WEST 102.90 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTHWEST WITH A RA DIUS OF 260 FEET; THENCE SOUTHWEST ERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 131.76 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 29 02 TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE SOUTH 75 17 WEST 125.86 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CON CAVE TO THE SOUTHEAST WITH A RA DIUS OF 200; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 226.90 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 65 00 TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE SOUTH 10 16 WEST 84.59 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A POINT CONCAVE TO THE EAST WITH A RADIUS OF 200 FEET; THENCE SOUTHERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 113.32 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 12 27 TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE SOUTH 22 10 EAST 313.78 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTHEAST WITH A RADIUS OF 200 FEET; THENCE SOUTHEAST ERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 92.08 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 26 22 TO A POINT ON A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTHWEST WITH A RADIUS OF 60 FEET AND A RADIAL BEARING OF NORTH 25 45 WEST; THENCE EASTERLY AROUND TO NORTHWESTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 313.71 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE 299 34 TO A POINT ON CURVE CON CAVE TO THE NORTH EAST WITH A RADIUS OF 260 FEET AND A RADIAL BEARING OF SOUTH 39 43 WEST; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 127.50 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 28 05 TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE NORTH 29 10 WEST 313.78 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE EAST WITH A RADIUS OF 260 FET; THENCE NORTHERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 147.32 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 32 27 TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE NORTH 10 16 EAST 84.59 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEAST WITH A RA DIUS OF 260 FEET; THENCE NORTHEAST ERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, 294.96 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 65 00 TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE NORTH 75 17 EAST 125.86 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CON CAVE TO THE NORTHWEST WITH A RA DIUS OF 200 FEET; THENCE NORTHEAST ERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, 101.35 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 29 02 TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE NORTH 46 14 EAST 99.69 FEET; THENCE NORTH 40 06 EAST 488.01 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEAST WITH A RA DIUS OF 260 FEET; THENCE NORTHEAST ERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, 95.25 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 20 59 TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE NORTH 61 06 EAST 307.33 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTHWEST WITH A RA DIUS OF 43.15 FEET; THENCE NORTHERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, 57.26 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 76 02 TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE NORTH 14 56 WEST 32.66 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWEST WITH A RADIUS OF 200 FEET; THENCE NORTHWEST ERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, 76.82 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 22 00 TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE NORTH 36 56 WEST 172.87 FEET TO A POINT ON A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHEAST WITH A RA DIUS OF 60 FEET AND A RADIAL BEARING OF SOUTH 6 56 EAST THENCE NORTHWEST ERLY AROUND TO SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, 314.16 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 300 TO THE END OF SAID CURVE; THENCE SOUTH 3656 EAST 172.87 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWEST WITH A RADIUS OF 260 FEET; THENCE SOUTHEAST ERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, 99.87 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 22 00 TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE SOUTH 14 56 EAST 32.66 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CON CAVE TO THE NORTHEAST WITH A RA DIUS OF 43.15 FEET; THENCE SOUTHEAST ERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, 57.26 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 76 02 TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE; THENCE NORTH 89 01 EAST 353.55 FEET; THENCE NORTH 84 13 EAST 279.70 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWEST WITH A RADIUS OF 300 FEET; THENCE SOUTHEAST ERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, 507.66 FEET THROUGH AN ANGLE OF 96 57 TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY OF SAID CURVE ON THE WEST LINE OF THE EAST 5.0 FEET OF THE WEST OF SAID SECTION 5; THENCE SOUTH 1 10 WEST, 2804.03 FEET TO P.O.B. Subject to covenants, re strictions, easement of a record and taxes or the current year, and restric tions of Oak Hill Ranches as recorded in O. R. Book 288, page 237. a/k/a 3883 Oak Hills Ranch, Zolfo Springs, FL 33890 Dated this 2nd day of SEPTEM BER, 2014 VICTORIA L. ROGERS Clerk of Court Hardee County, Florida By: J. Wingo Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommoda tion in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the office of the Court Administrator, 417 West Main Street, Suite 214, Wauchula, FL 33873 (863) 773-4174 at least seven days be fore your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appear ance is less than seven days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus form the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale.9:4,11c_______________________________ _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 252012CA000303 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff, vs. CHARLES W. FREEMAN, et at. Defendant(s). ______________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pur suant to Final Judgment dated Au gust 22, 2014, entered in Civil Case Number 252012CA000303, in the Circuit Court for Hardee County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP is the Plaintiff, and CHARLES W. FREEMAN, et at., are the Defendants, Hardee County Clerk of Court will sell the property situated in Hardee County, Florida, described as: LOTS 11 & 12 OF BLOCK G OF RIVERVIEW HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION IN HARDEE COUNTY FLORIDA, AS PER PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 16. at public sale, to the highest bid der, for cash, at the 2nd Floor Hall way, outside of Room 202 of the Hardee County Courthouse, 417 West Main Street, Wauchula, Fl at 11:00 AM, on the 17 day of Sep tember, 2014. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated: August 25, 2014 VICTORIA L. ROGERS Hardee County Clerk of Courts By: Connie Coker If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommoda tion in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this Notification; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711.9:4,11c_______________________________ _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. : 25-2012-CA-000104 GENERATION MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff, v. BECKY HENDERSON, AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF MARION E. RATLIFF A/K/A MARION GELKE RATLIFF; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON BEHALF OF THE SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; BARBARA ANN RATLIFF; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendant(s). ______________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BARBARA ANN RATLIFF Last Known Address: 112 North 1st Avenue, Wauchula, FL 33873 Current Address: Unknown Previous Address: Unknown whose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown Defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interset in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed herein TO: ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFEN DANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTER EST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DE VISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS whose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown Defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interset in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed herein YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following real property Hardee County, Florida: THE SOUTH 50 FEET OF LOT 2 AND ALL OF LOT 3, AND THE NORTH 16 FEET OF LOT 4, BLOCK 14, OF THE ORIGINAL SURVEY OF THE CITY OF WAUCHULA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGES 1 THROUGH 29, OF THE PUB LIC RECORDS OF HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA This property is located at the Street address of: 112 North 1st Avenue, Wauchula, Florida 33873 YOU ARE REQUIRED to serve a copy of your written defenses on or before October 3, 2014, a date which is within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Eliza beth R. Wellborn, P.A., Plain-tiffs Attorney, whose address is 350 Jim Moran Blvd., Suite 100, Deer field Beach, Florida 33442, and file the original with his Court either before service on Plaintiffs Attor ney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of the court on August 28, 2014. VICTORIA L. ROGERS CLERK OF THE COURT By: Connie Coker Deputy Clerk **IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Admin istrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830, (863) 534-4686, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immedi ately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hear or voice impaired, call 711.9:4,11c ____________________________________AMENDED NOTICE OF DANGEROUS DOG / DOG EUTHANIZING HEARING CITY OF BOWLING GREEN, FLORIDANotice is given that the City of Bowling Green, Florida, will conduct a hearing regarding whether a dog will be classified as a Dangerous Dog and/or euthanized pursuant to Ordinance 2007-01 and Chapter 767 Florida Statutes, at the special City Commission meeting scheduled for September 9, 2014, at City Hall, 104 E. Main Street, Bowling Green, FL, starting at 4:30 PM. Interested persons can appear and be heard on possible declaration of a dangerous dog and/or order to humanely euthanize a dog, by attending the meeting and signing the request form. Copies of any investigations or other background materials may be reviewed or obtained at the office of the City Clerk, M-F, 8:00 to 5:00 PM at 104 E. Main Street, Bowling Green, FL. 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 proceedings for such purposes, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based, per Florida Statute 286.0105. Verbatim transcripts are not furnished by the City. Any person with a disability requiring reasonable special accommodations in order to participate in this meeting should contact the City Clerk with the re quest at (863) 375-2255. 9:4c _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO: 252011CA000544 ONEWEST BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS AND OR BENEFICIARIES OF THE ESTATE OF ENRIQUETA MARTINEZ A/K/A ENRIQUETA G. MARTINEZ; ROSA FLORES; CARLOTA JONES; TOMMY MARTINEZ; MICHAEL MARTINEZ; RICARDO MARTINEZ; ROBERT MARTINEZ; ESPERANZA MENDEZ; SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; UNKNOWN TENANT N/K/A RICKY MARTINEZ; IRMA SANCHEZ; SUSANNA GIBSON, Defendant(s). ______________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Fore closure dated August 18, 2014, and entered in 252011CA000544 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HARDEE County, Florida, wherein ONEWEST BANK, FSB N/K/A ONEWEST BANK N.A., is the Plaintiff and UNKNOWN HEIRS AND OR BENEFICIARIES OF THE ESTATE OF ENRIQUETA MAR TINEZ A/K/A ENRIQUETA G. MAR TINEZ; ROSA FLORES; CARLOTA JONES; TOMMY MARTINEZ; MICHAEL MARTINEZ; RICARDO MARTINEZ; ROBERT MARTINEZ; ESPERANZA MENDEZ; SECRE TARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; UNKNOWN TENANT N/K/A RICKY MARTINEZ; IRMA SANCHEZ; SUSANNA GIB SON, are the Defendants. Victoria L. Rogers as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder of cash, the 2nd Floor Hallway, Outside of Room 202 417 W. Main Street, Wauchula, FL 33873, at 11:00 AM on September 17, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: BEGIN AT THE CORNER OF LOT 6, BLOCK A OF KINCAIDS ADDITION TO ZOLFO SPRINGS, HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. THENCE RUN EAST 139.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 111.18 FEET; THENCE WEST 139.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 111.18 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 20 day of August, 2014. Victoria L. Rogers As Clerk of the Court By: Connie Coker As Deputy Clerk If you are person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863) 534-4690 at least 7 day be fore your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appear ance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711.9:4,11c_______________________________ on Tuesday, June 3, by Det. Andrew McGuckin of the Hardee County Sheriffs Office. She posted a $1,000 surety bond about six hours later to gain her release from custody pending trial. She faced a possible maxi mum sentence of five years in Florida State Prison. Sheriffs Office spokesman Maj. Randy Dey said the inci dent occurred early the morning of June 3. Soto, he said, took the 4-year-old and seven other children a total of eight under the age of 12 to the Walmart Supercenter at 1480 U.S. 17 N. in Wauchula. She made a purchase, and then left the store with all of the children except this one little girl, he noted. Soto returned to her residence at the Wauchula Garden Apartments, not realizing that one of the eight children in her care was no longer with her, Dey explained. It took about an hour before one of the 4-year-olds siblings asked Soto where her sister was. Soto began to look for the child, Dey said, and ultimately placed a phone call to the Walmart Su percenter. Soto asked the Walmart em ployee who answered the phone if they had found a little girl there, but could not tell the employee the childs name, as she did not know it, Dey said. The employee told Soto the child was still there. But when Soto arrived at the store to re trieve the 4-year-old, she was met at the front entrance by sheriffs Det. McGuckin. McGuckin and an investigator with the state Department of Children & Families spoke with Soto, who said she had so many kids with her, and did not realize that she had left one at Walmart, according to the ar rest report. She became aware, she said, when the 4-year-olds sister asked her where the 4-year-old was, Dey said. Dey said Soto has four chil dren of her own, and was babysitting for four more chil dren. He said Soto had placed a notice on Facebook advertising for her babysitting services. The 4-year-old who was left behind at the store began to cry, and was found by an employee, he said. Walmart then called the Sheriffs Office. Dey said Dep. Manuel Martinez and Det. Andrew McGuckin were at the store from 9:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. trying to identify the child and find her family. The 4-year-old, he said, was able to tell the officers her first name, but could not give any in formation about her parents or about where she lived. We were there a good hour, even more, before the woman called the store looking for the child, Dey noted. Soto was taken into custody at the store. WALMARTContinued From 1A
8A The Herald-Advocate, September 4, 2014 MONDAY Breakfast: Brown Sugar WGR Poptart, Cereal (WG Cin namon Toast), Pork Sausage Patty, WG Cinnamon Grahams, WG French Toast Minis, WG Strawberry Pop-tart, Juice, Peach Cup, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Chicken Nuggets, PB Jamwich, Penne Pasta, Pork Meat Sauce, WGR Roll, Wow butter & Jelly Sandwich, Cherry Tomatoes & Red Pepper Strips W Dip, Green Beans, Apple sauce, Pear, Condiments and Milk TUESDAY Breakfast: Cereal (Cocoa Puffs) WG Buttered Toast, WG Chicken Breakfast Patty, WG Honey Wheat Biscuit, Yogurt Parfait W Peaches Cherries Or Strawberries & Granola, Juice, Banana, Pear, Apples, Condi ments and Milk Lunch: Beef & Bean Burritio, Breaded Chicken Chef Salad, WGR Cheese Pizza Slice, WGR Roll, Celery Sticks W/Dip, Pinto Beans, Blue Raspberry Frozen Treat, Grapes, Strawberry Kiwi Sidekick, Strawberry Mango Frozen Treat, Condiments and Milk WEDNESDAY Breakfast: WG Banana Bread, WG Cinnamon Grahams, WG Cinnamon & Zucchini Bread, WG Lucky Charms, WG Turkey Sausage & Cheese Pizza, Juice, Pears, Condiments and Milk. Lunch: Oven Fried Chicken, WGR Hard Shell Taco W/Meat & Cheese, WGR Roll, Yogurt Par fait W Peaches Cherries Or Strawberries & Granola, Salad, Potato Smiles, Salsa, Fruit Cocktail, Apples, Condiments and Milk ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Whats For Lunch?THURSDAY Breakfast: Pork Sausage Patty, WG Buttered Toast, WG Cheerios, Wg Honey Wheat Biscuit, Yogurt Parfait W peaches Cherries Or Strawberries & Granola, Juice, Banana, Pear, Or anges, Apples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Cheeseburger on WGR Bun, PB Jamwich, WGR Roll, Wowbutter & Jelly Sand wich, Cucumber Slices W/Dip, Mixed Vegetables, Juice, Or anges, Condiments and Milk FRIDAY Breakfast: Cereal (WG Chee rios), WG Banana Bread, WG Buttered Toast, WG Cinnamon & Zucchini Bread, WG Pancake & Sausage Bites, Juice, Apples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Chicken Fajita Wrap W/Cookie, Sloppy Joe on WG Bun, WGR Macaroni & Cheese & Roll, Broccoli, Carrot Sticks W/Dip, Plum, Strawbery Cup, Condiments and Milk MONDAY Breakfast: Brown Sugar WGR Poptart, Cereal (WG Cin namon Toast), Pork Sausage Patty, WG Cinnamon Grahams, WG French Toast Minis, WG Strawberry Pop-tart, Juice, Peach Cup, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Chicken Nuggets, Penne Pasta, Pork Meat Sauce, WGR Roll, Wowbutter & Jelly Sandwich, WGR Chips, & Cheese Stick, Cherry Tomatoes & Red Pepper Strips W Dip, Green Beans, Applesauce, Pear, Condiments and Milk TUESDAY Breakfast: Cereal (Cocoa Puffs) WG Buttered Toast, WG Chicken Breakfast Patty, WG JUNIOR HIGH Honey Wheat Biscuit, Yogurt Parfait W Peaches Cherries Or Strawberries & Granola, Juice, Banana, Pear, Apples, Condi ments and Milk Lunch: Beef & Bean Burritio, Breaded Chicken Chef Salad, WGR Cheese Pizza Slice, WGR Roll, Celery Sticks W/Dip, Pinto Beans, Blue Raspberry Frozen Treat, Grapes, Strawberry Kiwi Sidekick, Strawberry Mango Frozen Treat, Condiments and Milk WEDNESDAY Breakfast: WG Banana Bread, WG Cinnamon Grahams, WG Cinnamona & Zucchini Bread, WG Lucky Charms, WG Turkey Sausage & Cheese Pizza, Juice, Pears, Condiments and Milk. Lunch: Oven Fried Chicken, WGR Hard Shell Taco W/Meat & Cheese, WGR Roll, Yogurt Par fait W Peaches Cherries Or Strawberries & Granola, Salad, Potato Smiles, Salsa, Fruit Cocktail, Apples, Condiments and Milk THURSDAY Breakfast: Pork Sausage Patty, WG Buttered Toast, WG Cheerios, Wg Honey Wheat Biscuit, Yogurt Parfait W peaches Cherries Or Strawberries & Granola, Juice, Banana, Pear, Or agnes, Apples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Breaded Chicken Sandwich, Cheeseburger on WGR Bun, WGR Roll, Wowbut ter & Jelly Sandwich, WGR Chips, & Cheese Stick, Cucumber Slices W/Dip, Mixed Vegetables, Juice, Condiments and Milk FRIDAY Breakfast: Cereal (WG Chee rios), WG Banana Bread, WG Buttered Toast, WG Cinnamon & Zucchini Bread, WG Pancake & Sausage Bites, Juice, Apples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Cheese Lasagna, Chicken Fajita Wrap W/Cookie, Sloppy Joe on WG Bun, Broc coli, Carrot Sticks W/Dip, Plum, Strawbery Cup, Condiments and Milk MONDAY Breakfast: Brown Sugar WGR Poptart, Cereal (WG Cin namon Toast), Pork Sausage Patty, WG Buttered Toast, WG Chocolate & Marshmallow Rockinola, WG Cinnamon Grahams, WG French Toast Minis, WG Strawberry Pop-tart, WG Strawberry & Marshmallow Rockinola, Juice, Peach Cup, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Chicken Nuggets, Ham & Cheese Chef Salad, Hamburger On WGR Bun, Penne Pasta, Pork Meat Sauce, WGR Roll, Wowbutter & Jelly Sandwich, WGR Chips, & Cheese Stick, Cherry Tomatoes & Red Pepper Strips W Dip, Green Beans, Applesauce, Pear, Condiments and Milk TUESDAY Breakfast: Cereal (Cocoa Puffs) WG Buttered Toast, WG Chicken Breakfast Patty, WG Cinnamon Grahams, WG Donut, WG Cake Donut, WG Honey Wheat Biscuit, Yogurt Parfait W Peaches Cherries Or Strawber ries & Granola, Juice, Banana, Pear, Apples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Beef & Bean Burritio, Breaded Chicken Chef Salad, WGR Cheese Pizza Slice, WGR Roll, Wowbutter & Jelly Sand wich, WGR Chips & Cheese Stick, Celery Sticks W/Dip, Pinto Beans, Blue Raspberry Frozen Treat, Grapes, Strawberry Kiwi Sidekick, Strawberry Mango Frozen Treat, Condiments and Milk WEDNESDAY Breakfast: Breakfast Sausage Pizzazz, WG Banana Bread, WG Buttered Toast, WG Cinnamon SENIOR HIGH Grahams, WG Cinnamona & Zucchini Bread, WG Lucky Charms, Juice, Pears, Condi ments and Milk. Lunch: Breaded Chicken Sandwich on WG Bun, Oven Fried Chicken, Spicy Chicken Chef Salad, WG Roll, Wowbutter & Jelly Sandwich, WGR Chips & Cheese Stick, Yogurt Parfait W Peaches Cherries Or Strawber ries & Granola, Salad, Potato Smiles, Salsa, Fruit Cocktail, Ap ples, Condiments and Milk THURSDAY Breakfast: Pork Sausage Patty, WG Buttered Toast, WG Cinnamon Grahams, WG Donut, WG Cheerios, WG Cake Donut, Wg Honey Wheat Biscuit, Yogurt Parfait W peaches Cherries Or Strawberries & Granola, Juice, Banana, Pear, Oragnes, Apples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Cheeseburger on WGR Bun, Grilled Chicken Chef Salad, Spicy Chicken Sandwich on WG Bun, WGR Roll, WGR Chips, & Cheese Sticks, Cucum ber Slices W/Dip, Mixed Vege talbes, Juice, Oranges, Condiments and Milk FRIDAY Breakfast: Breakfast Bagel W/Sausage, Cereal (WG Chee rios), WG Banana Bread, WG Buttered Toast, WG Cinnamon Grahams, WG Cinnamon & Zuc chini Bread, WG Donut, WG Cake Donut, WG Pancake & Sausage Bites, Juice, Apples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Breaded Chicken Sandwich on WG Bun, Cheese Lasagna, Chicken Fajita Wrap W/Cookie, Sloppy Joe on WG Bun, Taco Salad W WG Tortilla Chips, Wowbutter & Jelly Sandwich, WGR Chips & Cheese Stick, Broccoli, Carrot Sticks W/Dip, Plum, Strawbery Cup, Condiments and MilkCITY OF WAUCHULA NOTICE TO THE PUBLICThe City Commission of the City of Wauchula will hold a General Employee Pension Meeting Monday, September 8, 2014, during the regular scheduled City Commis sion Meeting which begins at 6:00 p.m. 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 proceedings, he will need a record of the proceeding and that, for such purposes, he may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. The City Commission of the City of Wauchula, Florida does not discriminate upon the basis of any individuals disability status. This non-discriminatory policy involves every aspect of the Commissions functions, including ones access to, participation, employment, or treatment in its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, should contact the City Clerk at (863) 773-3131. CITY OF WAUCHULA S/Richard K. Nadaskay Jr. Mayor ATTEST S/Holly Smith City Clerk 9:4cCITY OF WAUCHULA NOTICE TO THE PUBLICThe City Commission of the City of Wauchula will hold a regular quarterly Police Pension Meeting Monday, September 8, 2014 at 5:45pm, or as soon thereafter as it reasonably can be held. 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 Com mission with respect to any matter considered at the proceedings, he will need a record of the proceeding and that, for such purposes, he may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. The City Commission of the City of Wauchula, Florida does not discriminate upon the basis of any individuals disability status. This non-discriminatory policy involves every aspect of the Commissions functions, including ones access to, participation, employment or treat ment in its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, should contact the City Clerk at (863) 773-3131. CITY OF WAUCHULA S/Richard K. Nadaskay Jr. Mayor ATTEST S/Holly Smith City Clerk 9:4cPUBLIC HEARING NOTICE REQUEST FOR VARIANCEAll interested persons are hereby notified that Joe L. Carlton of Security Research Corp. is requesting a variance to install a ground mounted sign within the required setback area. The property is described as: THE NORTH 100 FEET OF LOTS 7 THROUGH 10, INCLUSIVE, OF BLOCK 24 OF CARLTON & MCEWEN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF WAUCHULA, AS PER THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 34B, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. The proposed request will be considered by the Wauchula Planning and Zoning Board on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at the Commission Chambers, 225 E. Main Street, Suite 105, Wauchula, Florida. Any interested person(s) will be heard at this meeting. If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board or Commission with respect to this request for which he will need a verbatim record of the proceedings, he will need to ensure that such verbatim record is made. CITY OF WAUCHULA s/Richard K. Nadaskay, Jr. Mayor ATTEST: s/Holly Smith City Clerk 9:4cCITY OF WAUCHULA NOTICE TO THE PUBLICThe City Commission of the City of Wauchula will hold the regular scheduled meet ing Monday, September 8, 2014 at 6:00pm, or as soon thereafter as it reasonably can be held. The agenda can be viewed at 126 South 7th Avenue or www.cityofwauchula.com. The meeting will be held at the Commission Chambers located at 225 East Main Street, Wauchula, FL 33873. Pursuant to Section 286.0107, Florida Statutes, as amended, the City Commission hereby advises that if any interested person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Commission with respect to any matter considered at the proceedings, he will need a record of the proceeding and that, for such purposes, he may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. The City Commission of the City of Wauchula, Florida does not discriminate upon the basis of any individuals disability status. This non-discriminatory policy involves every aspect of the Commissions functions, including ones access to, participation, employment or treatment in its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, should contact the City Clerk at (863) 773-3131. CITY OF WAUCHULA S/Richard K. Nadaskay Jr. Mayor ATTEST S/Holly Smith City Clerk 9:4c Notice Hardee County Sheriffs OfficeTo Whom It May Concern: You are hereby notified that I will offer for sale and sell at public sale to the highest bidder for cash the following described livestock:One small male Donkey/Burro and one Sorrel Quarter Horse Stallionat 3 oclock on the 8 day of September, 2014 at Florida Beef to satisfy a claim for incurred fees, expenses for feeding and care and costs hereof. 4 day of September, 2014 Arnold Lanier, Sherrif Hardee County, Florida 9:4c BIBLE TRIVIABy Wilson Casey 1. Is the book of Acts in the Old or New Testament or nei ther? 2. What companion of Paul was commended for his holyscripture knowledge since child hood? Timothy, Linus, Trophimus, Jude 3. From 1 John 4, "He that loveth not, knowest not God; for God is ..."? Honor, Love, Ever lasting, Comfort 4. What king unwittingly signed a decree causing Daniel to be thrown into the lions' den? Elah, Jabin, Darius, Agag 5. Because he was standing on holy ground, what did God tell Moses to remove? Cloak, Hat, Shoes, Armor 6. In Judges 16, who said, "Let me die with the Philistines"? Samson, Micah, Delilah, Manoah ANSWERS: 1) New; 2) Tim othy; 3) Love; 4) Darius; 5) Shoes; 6) Samson Comments? More Trivia? Visit www.TriviaGuy.com(c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc.
B The Herald-Advocate(USPS 578-780)Thursday, September 4, 2014 PAGE ONE The Hardee Wildcats could not overcome four turnovers andfell 31-17 to the Jesuit Tigerslast Friday night in Tampa. Nearby rival Fort Meade awaits. The Cats and Minerskick off at 7:30 this Friday fromFrank S. Battle Field as theHardee looks for its first win ofthe young season. In last weeks game, Hardee received to start the game andpicked up one first down on arun by Keyonte Holley before ahandoff exchange from quarter back Hayden Lindsey to Holleyfell to the ground and was recov ered by the Tigers at the Wildcat28. Jesuit scored four plays later on a 13-yard pass from TrentWessel to Malik Davis. The PATkick was good and the Tigers led7-0 with 8:30 left in the firstquarter. Hardees next possession ended in a punt but the Jesuitplayer fumbled the catch andHardee recovered deep insideTiger territory at the 4-yard line. After three unsuccessful runs for the end zone, the Wildcatshad to settle for a 20-yard fieldgoal by Jeremy Reyna, makingit 7-3 with 3:44 left in the firstquarter. Hardees defense came out and held the Tigers to a three-and-out after Sherry Lee made anice tackle on second down andDerrick Graham forced an errantthrow on the next play to force apunt. Graham broke through the line and blocked the punt whichHardee recovered on the Jesuit 20. After a 13-yard run for a first down by Lindsey, he droppedback and found Trequan Holleyopen in the end zone for thetouchdown. The Reyna PATgave the Cats the 10-7 lead with11:53 left in the second quarter. Jesuit took over on the ensu ing kickoff. Three plays later,Cat Cavaris Snell intercepted aWessel pass at the Hardee 23-yard line. Lindsey quickly found Dalton Bethea open for a 17-yardpickup before the next pass wasintercepted by Parker Looney,who returned it for a touchdown.An illegal block negated thescore. Jesuit was unable to capitalize off the interception and theHardee defense forced aturnover on downs after theTigers went for it on fourth-and-2 and were denied. A penalty and a sack stalled the Hardee drive and the Catswere quickly forced to punt backto the Tigers. A short punt gave Jesuit the ball at the Hardee 30-yard lineand the Tigers quickly scored ona five-yard run by Davis. ThePAT was good and Jesuit retookthe lead 14-10 with 3:08 left inthe half. Neither team threatened to score again before the half ex pired. Jesuit opened up the second half with a 9-play, 70-yardtouchdown drive capped off bya 3-yard run by Davis. The PATmade it 21-10 with 8:02 left. Hardee went backward on its first possession of the half witha 9-yard loss and then Lindseywas sacked to force a Hardeepunt from the Wildcat 7. The Tigers took over at the Hardee 29 after the 22-yardpunt. Four plays later, Davis scored his fourth touchdown of thenight from 20 yards out to ex tend the Jesuit lead to 28-10with 4:01 left in the third quar ter. Hardees offense took over and immediately picked up a bigchunk of yardage when Lindseyfound Jordan Jones open for a37-yard completion. Lindseythen found Bethea open for a 23-yard gain before finding the endzone with his legs from the 3-yard line a few plays later. The PAT by Rodrigo Rodriquez was good and Hardeehad cut the lead to 28-17 as thethird quarter came to an end. The Tigers then went on a nearly 5-minute drive that endedwith a 38-yard field goal, push ing their lead to 31-17 with 7:54left in the game. Hardee then drove deep into Jesuit territory before an inter ception ended the drive and gavethe Tigers the ball back with justmore than 5 minutes remaining. The Wildcats got the ball back with under a minute remainingand were unable to score. This week the Cats will look to avenge their only loss of theregular season last year whenFort Meade won 18-6. The Miners beat Mulberry 70 last week in a game calledmidway through the secondquarter due to bad weather. Jesuit Tops Hardee, Fort Meade Awaits By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate Last years senior leader for the Hardee Wildcat hoop team isnow a freshman at Warner Uni versity at Babson Park, outsideLake Wales. Steve Metayer signed a schol arship at Warner recently, fol lowing in the footsteps of formerHardee and Warner grad MarkSt. Fort, who earned All-Star in2008. For Metayer, it is a good choice, close enough to homefor family to visit and watch himand far enough to be on his ownas he joins the Royals in theirpursuit of a Sun Confer-encechampionship. Other teams inthe conference are St. Thomas,Southeastern, North-wood,Embry-Riddle, Thomas, John son & Wales, Ave Maria, Web ber International and FloridaMemorial. Warner has been watching Steve all season and hes gone toseveral of their open dates andplayed with them. Coach SeanHanrahan said hes excited tohave Steve join their squad,said Hardee Head Coach VanceDickey at the recent signing. Metayer led the Wildcats with a 24-point average. The 2013-14 team captain, Metayercapped his senior season with a37-point, 23 rebound perform ance in the Senior Night gameagainst Lake Placid on Jan. 30. He also had 38-point perform ances during last season againstLemon Bay and Brad-entonSoutheast. Against South-east hedropped 22 points in the hole inone quarter. He has had several games with at least 25 points,seven rebounds and seven as sists. For the season, he averaged 24 points, nine rebounds, fourassists and a pair of steals pergame. He injured a thumb in theseason finale, the MosiacStinger Shootout at Lake Walesand was unable to play in thedistrict playoffs. Like St. Fort, Metayer was one of 24 players in the state se lected to play in the Florida Ath letic Coaches Association SouthAll-Star team which played inFort Pierce on March 15. Maintaining a 3.9 grade point average and a member of theNational Honor Society,Metayer hopes to obtain a de gree in engineering while play ing his favorite sport. Metayer Signs With Warner 9:4c 2014 Honda Civic$159*per month for 36 months2014 Honda Accord$199*per month for 36 months2014 Honda CRV$ 209*per month for 36 monthsRobert L. Shiver Jr.Sales Manager(863) 508-2400 x8430 HOT LEASE OFFERS 863-508-24006395 Cypress Gardens Blvd. ~ Winter HavenPayments As Low As $159Free window tint & tank of gas on every purchaseJavier Cruz(863) 651-6696 Se Habla Espaol!! Llame hoy a Javier Cruz al 863-651-6696. 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Your Business Could Appear Here!Nancy Davis, Kim Reas or Trayce Daniels The Herald Advocate 773-3255 or www.TheHeraldAdvocate.com Players of the Week #18 Dalton Bethea Offense 3 catches, 56 yards #7 Trequan Holley Defense 9 tackles, 3 assists 1 forced fumble #16 Nick Johnson Special Teams Great punts #28 Alex Clarke Scout Teams HARDEETAMPA JESUIT PASSING COMPLETIONS,ATTEMPTS AND INTERCEPTIONS11-23-35-12-1PASSING YARDS24763RUSHING ATTEMPTS/YARDS22/2047/256TOTAL YARDS267319TURNOVERS42FIRST DOWNS1217PENALTIES, LOST YARDAGE9-7512-85SCORING BY QUARTER: Hardee377017 Tampa Jesuit7714331 GAME STATISTICS COURTESY PHOTO Hardee 2013 graduate and basketball player Steve Metayer recently signed a scho lar ship with nearby Warner University. He is flanked by varsity coach Vance Dickey (left) and mother Rose Metayer. Behind them are Athletic Director Suzanne Stagg (left ) and HSHS Principal Dr. Michele Polk.
Hardee Living 2B The Herald-Advocate, September 4, 2014 COURTESY PHOTO Jacqueline Waldron and Brian Horne Bill and Arnell Waldron of Wauchula announce the en-gagement of their daughter,Jacqueline Waldron, to BrianHorne, the son of Jim and Mar garet Horne of Tampa. The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Hardee Senior HighSchool, and a 2009 cum laudegraduate of Florida State Uni versity with a Bachelor of Sci ence degree in elementaryeducation. She was a member ofthe Kappa Alpha Theta sororityand the FSU Flying High Cir cus. She is currently a teacher inSouth Tampa and is a four-yearveteran and captain of theTampa Bay Buccaneers Cheer leaders. The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of Tampa JesuitHigh School and a 2007 gradu ate of Florida State Universitywith Bachelor of Science de-grees in risk management andinsurance and business manage ment. He was a member of theDelta Tau Delta fraternity. He isemployed as the licensing man ager for Health Plan ServicesInc., and has coached LittleLeague, junior varsity and var sity football for the past fouryears. Plans are being made for a March 2015 wedding in Tampa. Jacqueline Waldron Becomes Engaged To Wed Brian Horne New Arrivals TWO PINK, NO BLUE John Mitchell II and Cheyenne Vickers of ZolfoSprings, twin girls, 5.8-poundMaKenna Elizabeth Mitchelland 4.8-pound MaKenzie JeanMitchell, born Aug. 13, 2014, atHighlands Regional MedicalCenter in Sebring. Maternalgrandparents are Stoney andConnie Vickers of Wauchula.Maternal great-grandparents areRuth Batts and the late ThomasGuy Owens of Hardee Countyand the late Jimmy and LoisVickers of Kenansville. Pater-nal grandparents are John andDenia Mitchell of Zolfo Springs.Paternal great-grandparents areJohn Roy and Jeannie Mitchellof Alturas and John and BeverlySkapik of Georgia. Birth announcements will bepublished free of charge withinthree months of the date of birth.A photo of the infantas a new born onlymay be added at nocost. Any other photo of the babywill cost $15. DEAR DR. ROACH: I'm a woman and will be 59 in amonth. I'm in excellent health.I've worked out seriously withweight-bearing exercises fornearly 30 years. I have greatmuscle tone, and I believe I amheight/weight proportional (5feet, 2 inches tall, weigh 130pounds). Is it inevitable that women gain weight as they age? Is itpossible to maintain weightpast menopause? I have slowlygained five pounds in the pastyear, and I've developed a littlebulge under my navel. I've in creased my cardio workout tolose weight, while continuingmy weight-lifting regimen. Iseem to be getting resultsslowly but surely. But thatbulge is still there. Should Ijust learn to live with it? D.H. ANSWER: Many women would be very envious of yourgood health and even your cur rent weight and waistline num bers. However, in your case, it ishealthiest to continue at the sameweight you have been all yourlife. Also, abdominal fat is themost metabolically active fat,and the one most likely to in crease your risk of heart disease. It's not inevitable that you'll gain weight. Both men andwomen tend to slow down a bitmetabolically as we age. Unlessexercise increases or food intake decreases, you are at risk forweight gain. Highly processed,starchy foods may increase yourrisk of weight gain. Slow but sure results definitely are best, so keep at it and don'tget frustrated. DEAR DR. ROACH: My friend had skin cancer on hernose, and her doctor treated itby cutting it off. My friend saidshe has had many, and her doc tor always cuts them off. I hadskin cancer about 20 years ago.My doctor gave me Efudexcream, which worked on myskin cancers, but did nothingto my healthy skin. Why in theworld aren't today's skin-can cer doctors prescribing Efu-dex? It's so great. D.P. ANSWER: I don't have enough information to say whatthe best treatment is for yourfriend. For the most commonskin cancer, basal cell carcinoma,both surgery and 5-fluorouracil(Efudex) are very effective,around 95 percent effective ormore. However, authorities rec ommend particular care withEfudex around the eyes, lips andnose, and in these cases surgerymay be both more effective andbetter tolerated. If the cancer wasa squamous cell cancer, Efudexis sometimes used, but surgerytends to be preferred. DEAR DR. ROACH: Whatcan you tell me about prurigonodularis? Is there a cure? N.R. ANSWER: "Prurigo" is from the Latin word for "itching," andso prurigo nodularis is a chronicskin condition of itchy nodules,most commonly on the outsidesof the arms and legs. The itchingcan be quite severe. Becauseprurigo nodularis sometimes isassociated with systemic medicaldisease, the dermatologist nor mally will look for kidney andliver problems and chronic infec tions. Unfortunately, there is not a cure. Most people get relief fromsteroids, and ointments tend tobe more powerful than the creamform. Placing a bandage on topfurther increases effectiveness.Injection of steroids can be doneby an expert, usually a dermatol ogist.Dr. Roach regrets that he is un able to answer individual letters,but will incorporate them in thecolumn whenever possible.Readers may email questions toToYourGoodHealth@med.cor nell.edu. To view and orderhealth pamphlets, visit www.rb mamall.com, or write to P.O. Box536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. (c) 2014 North America Synd., Inc. All Rights Reserved Good Health By Keith Roach, M.D. To Your soc9:4c soc9:4,11p Just Stuff OwnerBonnie Johns nr One block from Vision Ace NOW OPEN 832-5759781-9017 Many beautiful NEW and used items including Jewelry Tues. 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September 4, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 3B Fort Green News By Rilla Cooper 773-6710 Greetings from Fort Green!We are thankful it rained eight-tenths of an inch last Sat urday at Fort Green. I was intown and it was coming down inbuckets and the wind blowing itacross the road. Some of theditches were so full they wereeven with the top of the ditch.With such a hard rain, it still didnot clean my car. The white dustrequires soap! I hope you did not have to labor hard but took the day offto celebrate on Labor Day. JerryLewis used to host a marathonon Labor Day but I dont re member the occasion. I just re member watching the TV. Thatwas when I was younger butnow, to get things done, I justlabor on every day! Our community was saddened by the home going of N.H. Mur dock. Our deepest sympathy iswith the family. His daughter,Connie, and family have beenneighbors for many a year, andSherman used to have a huntinglease in Georgia with Newt andsome other men. He made hisfinal journey last Sunday morn ing around 1:30. Hardee Countyhas lost two of its sheriffs withina short time. Ava Nell Spencer is sick with pneumonia. Louise Cooper,Shermans cousin, is ill andunder hospice care. Please re member these ladies with prayerand others you may know about. Edith Bassett and Norma Ale jandro rode with me to Sebringlast Friday and on the way homewe stopped at Resthaven. Wehad old home week, visitingwith Louise Dur-rance, HazelJohnson, Bethenia Murray, whois another cousin of Shermans,Ernestine Dur-rance, a lady fromCollege Hill who was a Gricebut I had never met her before,Noveta Beeson, Ruth Moye,Buck Manley and others I didnot know but we all had a goodtime visiting. When we first arrived, Julie and Danny Durrance were visit ing with Louise and Julie hadtold me when we were at thevoting polls Louise had movedout there. Hardee County isblessed to have such a nice facil ity where people able to be upand about can live and have justa little care. My mama alwayssaid if the time ever came, shewould like to live there, but faithplayed a different tune and shehad a massive stroke and was paralyzed. A lady came into the voting polls and while getting the pa perwork completed so she couldvote, commented on how muchshe missed Mary Ruth BrownAllred, who always worked thepolls. Barbara Casey and I toldher any time we thought aboutthe restroom off of the fellow ship hall we remembered her, asshe had brought a toilet paperdispenser that stands freely. Shethought the dispenser installedwas not in a good place and shewas right! We all need to remember our friends who have gone on andanything that brings them tomind is OK. Pat Gugle told me I could put it in the paper that she was doinggood and had completed herchemo and was taking radiationonce a day as a precaution. Shelooks great and appreciated allthe prayers. Labor Day has just come and gone. In the olden days, afterLabor Day no one wore whiteshoes. You put up your summerclothes and shoes and got out thewinter ones. When Easter ar rived you again wore your whiteshoes. About 1967 people began wearing winter white. I al ways figured some store had asurplus and was smart enough tocall the summer shoes winterwhite, and so be able to sellthem. I remember the first ladyI saw with white heels on duringthe Christmas season and wastold the new name. Nowa-days,people just wear whatever theywant, regardless of the season. Fort Greens Fall Revival will begin Sept. 21. Brother Steveannounced this year it would bea little different, with singinggroups having the music eachnight. Gulf State will be the firston Sunday night. Church startsat 6 on Sunday and then at 7Monday night through Wednes day. Come and get good preach ing and special music. Our church calendar is filling up fast. We have quit havingWednesday night suppers excepton business meeting nights. Ofcourse, if there is a special rea son we are always ready to eat! Pray for each other and our nation. This week in history, as re searched from the archivalpages of The Florida Ad-vo cate, the Hardee County Her ald and The Herald-Ad-vocate. . 75 YEARS AGO A new plan has been formu lated for teaching health inFlorida public schools. It wasadopted and written as a bulletinfor teachers at a two-week jointconference which just closed atthe University of Florida atGainesville. WPA Administrator Roy Schroder announced here lastnight that plans were practicallycompleted for carrying personswho had been dropped from em ployment rolls under the 18-months continuous serviceprovisions of the Relief Act. Play was resumed in the dia mondball loop Friday night withthe Lions defeating C&K by thescore of 7 to 4. The Lions startedthe scoring early combining fourhits, three walks and three errorsfor five runs in the first inning. With the decks cleared for ac tion, the Florida citrus industryis ready for the start of the newseason a season which it ishoped will bring a profit toeveryone. The Legislature over hauled the industrys legislativemachinery a few months ago,and the Citrus Commission,complying with mandates innew laws, has issued all neces sary regulations. Approximate-ly 100 applications for citrusdealer licenses already havebeen approved by the commis sion and another hundred awaitcommission action. 50 YEARS AGO The new playground at Semi nole Park in south Wau-chulawas called a tremendous successby members of the Youth Activ ities Committee of the CityCouncil last Tuesday. O.K.Stringer, chairman, and CharlesCannon, former chairman, whoheaded the parks development,inspected playground facilities which have been installed dur ing the past month. Miss Mary Ann Whaley, 16, of Route 2, Wauchula, escapedinjury Saturday night when thecar she was driving overturnedon Perdue Road, 1.7 miles northof SR-64A. E.H. Finlayson, head of the Florida Federation, told HardeeFarm Bureau members the asso ciation would be expected totake a firm stand on supportinglegislation involving severalmajor agricultural and non-agri cultural issues. 25 YEARS AGO The Wauchula City Council in special session Thursday nightvoted 5-2 to keep a smaller,slimmed-down version of theWauchula Police Depart-ment. The Labor Day MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association)marathon has really become anational event. Jerry Lewis wason the television network forsome 22 hours, and as a resulthe, many celebrities and peoplein general responded with arecord amount of money raisedto help stamp out this devastat ing disease. They raised betterthan 42 million dollars andbroke last years record of $41million. Dr. Doreen Feldhouse re cently attended the Florida As soci-ation of Community HealthCenters conference in FortLauderdale. This conferencewas designed to bring together astatewide forum of health-careproviders serving rural and med ically-underserved residents. Lawyer disciplines jumped 38 percent in the 1988-89 adminis trative year ending June 30, with387 attorneys successfully pros ecuted by the Bar on behalf oflegal consumers and the legalprofession. In the previous fiscalyear, a total of 281 attorneyswere disciplined. 10 YEARS AGO In the Primary Elections biggest win, Clerk of Courts B.Hugh Bradley was re-elected toanother four-year term as an-other incumbent, County Com-missioner Walter B. Olliff Jr.,suffered one of the largestlosses. A 4-year-old Zolfo Springs girl has become the latest fatal ity as a result of HurricaneCharley. In view of impending Hur-ri cane Frances, all tipping fees atthe landfill have been lifted.Since Tuesday, the HardeeCounty Landfill has waived alltipping fees for storm-relateddebris, including householdgarbage. Jamie Nicole Tish graduated July 31 from the University ofCentral Florida in Orlando,where she received a bachelor ofarts degree in communicativedisorders. The 22-year-old is a2000 honor graduate of HardeeHigh School and was named tothe Presidents Honor Roll atUCF the past two years. Way Back When TROPICAL BANANA SUN DAES 1/4 cup sweetened flaked co conut2 firm ripe bananas1 tablespoon margarine orbutter1/4 cup packed brown sugar1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoonfresh lemon juice1 pint vanilla ice cream 1. In nonstick 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat, cookcoconut 5 to 6 minutes or untiltoasted, stirring frequently.Meanwhile, cut each bananacrosswise in half, then cut eachhalf lengthwise in half. 2. Transfer coconut to small bowl. In same skillet, melt mar garine over medium-high heat.Stir in sugar and lemon juice;heat to boiling. Remove skilletfrom heat. Add bananas to sugarmixture; stir until coated. 3. To serve, spoon ice cream into 4 dessert bowls; top withbananas and their syrup. Sprin kle with coconut. Serves 4. J027B4AE8=61>DCrn calories, 3g protein, 44g carbo hydrate, 15g total fat (8g satu rated), 2g fiber, 35mgcholesterol, 75mg sodium.For thousands of triple-testedrecipes, visit our website atwww.goodhousekeeping.com/recipefinder/. (c) 2014 Hearst Communications, Inc. All rights reserved Good Housekeeping 2 2 0 0 1 1 4 4 H H O O M M E E C C O O M M I I N N G G P P A A R R A A D D E E E NTRY F ORM Name of Club/Organization:_____________________________Sponsor/Contact Person:_______________________________ Contact #: Type of Entry:_________________________________________ (Marching Group, Float, Car, Etc. If Float, Maximum Height of 136 .)soc9:4-25c Hardee Wildcats Through the Decades THEHARDEESENIORHIGHSTUDENTCOUNCILPRESENTSFriday, Oct. 10 @ 2:00 pmLINE-UP@ 1:30 pm Behind the Old Jr. High GymPlease DO NOT enter on WATER TOWER SIDE. this is for parade EXIT ONLYDowntown WauchulaEntry Fee:$10 Deadline: Thursday, Oct. 9FEE MUST BE PAID BY DEADLINE SPECIAL NOTE:IN CASE OF RAIN, THE PARADE WILL BE SATURDAY, OCT. 11.All High School Floats Will Be Representing A Different Decade!!* P P a a r r a a d d e e r r o o u u t t e e h h a a s s b b e e e e n n c c h h a a n n g g e e d d t t h h i i s s y y e e a a r r t t o o t t u u r r n n a a t t 7 7 t t h h A A v v e e i i n n s s t t e e a a d d o o f f c c r r o o s s s s i i n n g g H H w w y y 1 1 7 7 . T T h h e e a a c c t t u u a a l l p p a a r r a a d d e e i i t t s s e e l l f f w w i i l l l l s s t t a a r r t t f f r r o o m m t t h h e e w w a a t t e e r r t t o o w w e e r r s s i i d d e e a a t t t t h h e e v v a a r r s s i i t t y y f f o o o o t t b b a a l l l l s s t t a a d d i i u u m m . * Please Return Entry Form To: Dr. Karen Gustinger Hardee Sr. High School 830 Altman Road Wauchula,FL 33873 or Email: email@example.com soc9:4c Happy Birthday Zachary Love, Nanny Sheila The Herald-Advocate Hardee Countys Hometown Coverage *nr Telephone (863) 773-3255 www.TheHeraldAdvocate.com R R e e a a l l i i t t y y R R a a n n c c h h M M i i n n i i s s t t r r i i e e s s R RO O D D E EO O September 6 !n pm e e v v e e n n t t s s Riding All contestants must be on grounds at 5 pm to sign release. If under age 18, parent or legal guardian must sign. Thank you.Visit Extreme Ranch Rodeo Facebook Event Page or call (941) 650-2783 for rules or questions. soc9:4c
4B The Herald-Advocate, September 4, 2014 PHOTO BY JIM KELLY Since being founded in December 2007 the Hardee Athletic Foundation ha s contributed $293,000 in grants to local athletes and teams, including $4 8,000 in scholarships and paying for an academic coach to help athletes to improve their grades and go to col leges. President Derren Bryant spoke to the Wauchula Kiwanis Club on Tuesday, July 22, at the Panda Restaurant. Kiwanis has donated $2,500 fo r an academic coach. Mosaic has recently donated $400,000 for stadium, track and press bo x improvements. The foundation in 2012 established the Hardee Athletic Hall of Fame and i nducted Doyle Carlton Jr., Dunning Terrell, Leon Sharp, Dr. Ernest Palmer and Bob Mart in, adding Joe Davis Sr. and Jerry Kapusta in 2013, and George Heine Jr. and Don Herndon in 2014. In photo from left are Laura Marinelarena, Daniel Irby, Paul Samuels, Derren Bry an, his son Jorren, 7, Russ Melendy and Teresa Crawford. Samuels is founda tion vice president, Stacy Sharp secretary, and Irby treasurer. Foundation directors are Bry an, Crawford, Melendy, Millie Bolin, Jason Clark, Gerry Lindsey, Tonya Royal, Micha el Kelly, Paul Paris, Thomas Trevino, Barry White and Andy Bonjokian. HARDEE ATHLETIC FOUNDATION COURTESY PHOTO The 4-H Open House last Thursday at the Hardee County Agri-Civic Center attract ed over 300 residents to this annual event, which enrolls children and youth int o nine local 4-H clubs. Shown here is Sissy the Rabbit being petted by eager new enrollees in the 4-H rabbit project. 4-H OPEN HOUSE The 2014 Hispanic Heritage Month essay and art contests areopen to kindergarten through12th grade students in Florida. The theme for Floridas His panic Heritage Month contests is Hispanic Culture: Living the American Dream in Florida. The month will be celebrated Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Nominations are also being sought for the Hispanic Heritage Month Excellence in Edu cation Award, which will bepresented to a Hispanic full-timeeducator in a Florida elementary,middle or high school. Student Contests Art Contest for Grades K-3: The Hispanic Heritage Monthart contest is open to all Floridastudents in grades K-3, and twowinners will be selected. VisitFloridaHispanicHeritage.com todownload complete guidelinesand entry forms. Essay Contest for Grades 412: The Hispanic Heritage Month essay contest is open toall Florida students in grades 4-12. Three winners will be se lected: one elementary student,one middle school student andone high school student. Win ners will receive a four-yearFlorida College Plan scholarshipprovided by the Florida PrepaidCollege Foundation. Visit Flori daHis-panicHeritage.com to download complete guidelinesand entry forms. Educator Award The annual Hispanic Heritage Month Excellence in EducationAward contest is open to all His panic full-time educators in anelementary, middle or highschool in Florida. Three winnerswill be selected: one elementaryteacher, one middle schoolteacher and one high schoolteacher. Guidelines and entryforms can be found at Flori daHispanicHeritage.com. Entries Or Nominations Student contest entries and educator nomination forms mustbe mailed to: Volunteer Florida;Attention: Hispanic HeritageMonth Committee; 3800 Es planade Way; Suite 180; Talla hassee, FL 32311 All entries must be received by Volunteer Florida no laterthan 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12. Hispanic Month Offers Contests soc9:4p Friday, September 19 10:00am5:30pm Red Apple Boutique "$!! ( N N i i c c h h o o l l a a s s F F a a m m i i l l y y R R e e s s t t a a u u r r a a n n t t6 6 1 1 5 5 H H w w y y . 1 1 7 7 N N o o r r t t h h W W a a u u c c h h u u l l a a 7 7 7 7 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3Sunday 7am8pm; Closed Monday; Tuesday Saturday 7am9pm soc9:4c RESTED& READY TOSERVEYOU! RE-OPENINGFRIDAY, SEPT. 5 VACATION ISOVER! Were Back ... Dont Be Shy, Join In On The Adventure!FOR RESERVATIONSCall Trey 863-832-2102or email firstname.lastname@example.org soc9:4c Saturday, Sept. 6 *F F u u l l l l H H a a r r v v e e s s t t M M o o o o n n P P a a d d d d l l e eBoat Rental & Shuttle Service r n $25 Meet at: Wendys in Wauchula Northbound Hwy 17 Between 6pm 7pm for dinner & intros *Weather Permitting Paul G. Samuels School Board District 1 Pol. ad. paid for and approved by Paul G. Samuels Non Partisan for School Board Dist. 1 9:4p Thank You for the honor and privilege of allowing me to serve you once again as your District 1 School Board member. I pledge to do my best and to represent the Hardee County School District with honesty, integrity and professionalism. At the end the day, my decisions will be based on KEEPING CHILDREN FIRST. It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as your City Commissioner (Dist # 6) for the last 4 years. Thank you! Thank you! Whether it be through your contributions, displaying one of my signs in your yard orby your vote and or prayers. I congratulate Sherri Albritton for her successful campaign and wish the very beston her endeavor to help improve the City ofWauchula. 9:4p To all who supported me in the 2014 campaign. Thank You,John D. Freeman
September 4, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 5B Wauchula News By Jan Wilkins 773-0618 My computer and I are at war again. I wrote, and thought thatI had sent, new information tomy office contact on Sundayevening last week. When Ichecked to make sure it hadgone through on Monday, it had not so I resent it, but by then itwas too late for publication. Badcomputer. The Hardee Senior High School Blue Star Brigade, underthe direction of Lynzi Carlson,made its first road trip Friday, Aug. 22, to the football classicin Auburndale. Upon arrival,thunderstorms and lightningwere all around. Waiting it out inthe schools auditorium, theBrigade met with the Blood hound band. The two bandsshared a fun time with drum-offs, game music and a bit oftheir upcoming field programs.The two bands had about twohours of fun time before thegame actually began at 8:45.TheAuburndale High School per sonnel and students made every one feel really welcome. The band traveled to Tampa Jesuit last Friday, and will com plete the away games for a whilewhen Hardee plays Fort Meadeon Friday before attending theUniversity of South FloridasHot Band Day on Saturday,returning to Hardee Wildcat Sta dium playing Se-bring on Mo saic night, Friday, Sept. 12. Helen Lather had medical tests done on Aug. 21, with herresults bringing relief when herdoctors told her everything isgood. Helen has had a relapseand has gone through furthermedical tests. Helen, we are stillvery deeply concerned aboutyou and wish you well and, yes,we are continuing our prayersfor you. Because of my computer mishap many of you did not re ceive your birthday greetingslast week. Belated birthday greetings are coming your way, Corey Zei gler, Katie White, Cindie Fis cher, Lexie Barker and TacoJose Jurado who turned 17 on the 27th. My brother-in-law, Paul Adams, had another birthdayroll around this week, onWednesday. Other birthday wishes go to Courtney Tramell, Linda Smith,Carl Frey Weeks, Kaitlyn Shaw,Craig Shackelford, JamieJustiss, and Colton and CoyKnight. Birthday greetings to those of you who have celebrated in thepast few days and others of youwho will celebrate in the weekahead: Garrett Albritton, Mor-gan Bishop, Bennie Lee Platt,Jessica Harrison, GregoryBoyette, Jessica Sconyers andJennifer Napier. Really, has another year al ready passed? Happy anniver sary, Binky and MichelleGraham! Please remember to pray for those in the California area thatwas hit last week by an earth quake. I wrote last week aboutmy nephew and his wife wholive in Concord. I spoke with mynephew, Lynn Kuehl, lastWednesday night. He said thequake woke him with his bedshaking, but otherwise they hadno other problems. He worriesabout me and our hurricanes,and I worry about the two ofthem and their earthquakes. The weather for the last week and more has been a welcomechange. With the lower temper atures and the humidity a bitlower, most of us have beenmuch more comfortable. Lastweek, I did my mowing later inthe day just as the temps startedto drop and a light breeze cameup. I was able to mow every thing in less time and with lessfuel, enjoying the freshness ofthe air and the smell of thenewly cut grass, which alwaysbrings back childhood memoriesof fall harvest time for the oats, the wheat and the corn. Sunday will be Grandparents Day. For those fortunate enoughto have yours close by, let themknow that they are special toyou. And for those who are notlocal, a card or call sometimesmeans more than you will everreally know. Word came early Sunday morning that former HardeeCounty sheriff Newt Murdockhad gone home to be with theLord. Sheriff Murdock, like re cently passed former sheriffDoyle Bryan, had served ourcommunity well for many years,in many ways unknown to thegeneral public. My personalcondolences go to each memberof this wonderful family. Pleaseknow that each of you is in myprayers, as well as those ofcountless others of our HardeeCounty community. Til next time, God bless and keep each of you! WIN $40 GIFT CERTIFICATE SEE ORANGE & BLUE WILDCAT PAGE SECTION C FOR ENTRY FORM (Contest Held Weekly Be a Winner) GATORHEATING& AIRCONDITIONINGREFRIGERATION& ICEMACHINES THINKGREEND SAVEENERGYD'AVEMONEY 863-832-3399FAMILYOWNED 9:4c Licensed & Insured CAC 1815095 C ALL F OR S ERVICE T ODAY ( LL M AKES S ALEON NEW U NITS G G o o o o m m a a n n A A M M m m b b r r o o D D a a i i k k i i n n G G r r o o u u p p F REE E STIMATES ON C HANGE O UTS Hancheys Est. 1968 We stand behind our merchandise 100%! We are still Hardee Countys #1Beware of Deals that sound too good . If it sounds to o good to be true . it probably is!! WE INSTALL WHAT WE SELLFull-timecarpet, vinyl and wood flooring center!Need Samples?or Visit our showroom at 1185 Hwy. 64W, Zolfo Springs9:4c 863-781-4027Jimmy Hanchey We Carry: Carpet: Mohawk & Beaulieu All Makes of Vinyl Plank Flooring Roll Vinyl All Brands of Wood Flooring . all at GREAT Reduced Prices! Collecting Q: My son found some old bottles in acreek bed near ourhome. Most are soda-pop bottles, includingFive-O, Quality, Durand two early Coca-Colas. What can youtell me about them? Margretta, Centralia, Ill. A: One of the better refer ences is "Soda Pop CollectiblesPrice Guide: The Encyclopediaof Soda Pop Collectibles" byAllan Petretti and published byKrause Books. Petretti is one ofthe country's foremost experts onsoda-pop memorabilia, and hisbook features thousands of illus trations documenting bottles andproducts from soda pop produc ers both big and small. Thismight be a good place for you tobegin. This guide is updated periodi cally, so prices seem to accu rately reflect the marketplace. Itcan be ordered directly from thepublisher: Krause Books, 700East State St., Iola, WI 54990;and 888-457-2873. Q: I have a four-piece set of Hardee's first series of Califor nia Raisins: Ben Indasun,Justin X. Grape, Sax Playerand Tiny Goodbite. How muchare they worth? Ben, Denton, Texas A: The California Raisins fig urines, which were given awayas premiums by Hardee's, pop upmore often on the East Coast andin the South, since that is wheremost of the restaurants in thechain were located. I checkedseveral price guides and believe the four CaliforniaRaisins figurines youhave are worth about $5each. Incidentally, Har-dee's issued a second se ries and eventually athird and final series. Q: I have a copy of "Heidi," a Winder mere Reader School edition from 1954. It is in excel lent condition. Could it beworth anything? Amelia, West Warwick, R.I. A: I found a copy of your book at www.abe.com for $5.This is an excellent website thatlists books by title and dealersoffering them for sale. Whenusing it, make certain you searchfor the right publisher and edi tion. Q: I have several Hummel's in the Christmas Bell series.How can I determine values? Beth, Hammond, La. A: According to "The Official M.J. Hummel Price Guide" byHeidi Ann Von Recklinghausenand published by Krause Books,the Christmas Bell series was in troduced in 1989. From that firstissue through 2000, this guideclaims the bells are worth about$30 each. Write to Larry Cox in care ofKFWS, P.O. Box 536475, Or lando, FL 32853-6475, or sende-mail to email@example.com. Due to the large volumeof mail he receives, Mr. Cox can not personally answer all readerquestions, nor do appraisals. Donot send any materials requiringreturn mail. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. By Larry Cox
6B The Herald-Advocate, September 4, 2014 The Classifieds ABOUT ... ClassifiedsDEADLINE.... Tuesday noon RATES.......... Minimum of $4.50 for 10 words. Each addi tional word is .25 cents. Ads in all capitals are.35 cents per word. Headlines are $2 a line.Blind ad box numbers are $3 extra. BILLING........ Ads must be pre-paid. CLASSIFICATIONS: AgricultureMobile HomesAppliancesNoticesAutomobilePersonalBoatsPetsFurniturePlants/ProduceGunsReal EstateHelp WantedRecreational HousesRentalsLivestockRentals, Commercial Lost & FoundServicesMiscellaneousWantedMotorcyclesYard Sales COWS FOR SALE reasonable prices, 863-781-0277. 9:4pDIESEL INJECTION repairs,pumps, turbo, injectors, removeand install available, 863-3810538.9:4c DRIVERS: $5,000 SIGN ON Bonus.Great pay. Consistent freight.Great miles on this Regional Ac count. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-517-2507.8:28-10:9cSERVICE/ROUTE DRIVER wanted.Apply at 409 Goolsby Street, Wauchula. 8:28,9:4cDRIVER CLASS A LICENSE andupdated medical card. Full timeM-F, 8-5. 863-735-1361, fax 863-735-1210, or email resume firstname.lastname@example.org. 9:4c Help Wanted Agriculture Help Wanted Help Wanted INTERACTIVE CAREGIVING iswhat separates COMFORT KEEP ERS from other caregivers. Ourfocus is on engaging the mind,body, and safety of our clients.CNA, HHA and Homemaker Com panion positions are available inthe Hardee County area. Flexible,full-time or part-time. Learn moreabout a rewarding career enrich ing the lives of others with COM FORT KEEPERS. Apply online:ck381.ersp.biz/employment or call863-385-8558. HHA#299992766. 2013 CK Franchising, Inc. Mostoffices independently owned and operated. 3:6tfc EXPERIENCED/HONEST/Dependable Mechanic Needed at least 3-yrs experience pre ferred, company in citrus farm ing/harvesting business. Performmaintenance/repairs on farm trac tors, grove pumps, semi-trucks,trailers, citrus loaders. Shop lo cated in Hardee County. Back ground & pre-employment drugtesting is required. Companytruck/phone provided, Competi tive Pay and Benefits. Call 863-324-2100 or Apply in Person:2600 Overlook Drive, Winter Haven, FL 33884.9:4cCOWBOY/CATTLE HEARD Man ager looking for responsibleand experienced cowboy. Job du ties: care for cattle herd, pastures,equipment, and fencing. Shouldbe able to understand and ob serve cow condition, be trustwor thy & dependable, be able toobserve forage conditions for pas ture/range management. Beteachable and open to training,work safely, be able to effectivelycommunicate with ranch employ ees. Competitive Salary & Bonus,company vehicle and phone pro vided, housing potentially in cluded. Please call 863-324-2100.Apply in person: 2600 Overlook Drive, Winter Haven, FL. 9:4c 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. 9:4,11c 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 STORAGE WARS Cabinet Shop -complete with tools, saws, wood -everything you need, too numer ous to mention. What A Deal!$7,500 OBO for all contents.863-735-1289, 863-832-9993. 9:4,11p ULLRICHS WATER Conditioning,409 Goolsby Street, Wauchula.Swimming pool chlorine for sale, 863-773-6448. 8:21tfc Miscellaneous Lost/Found Livestock Houses BOWLING GREEN QUICK LUBE& AUTO REPAIR Foreign and Domestic Cars Diesel Engines Gas or Diesel Manual or Automatic Transmissions n%GIK?G<9>7B55> 375-4461TERRYMIKE YOURTIREHEADQUARTERS Licensed and Insured Reg.# MV-40625 M ONDAY S ATURDAY 8 am6 pm cl6:21tfc New Tire Changer & Balancer Can Do 26 Wheels Sam Albritton Electri cal Services, Inc.863-767-0313 Office 863-781-0377 Mobile Residential and Commercial Wiring Electrical Inspections Electrical Preventative Maintenance Ground Testing Lightning Arrestor Serving Hardee County Since 1994 8:21tfc EC13002737 24 Hour Emergency Service 954 sq ft Commercial Office Space For Rent Great Location Just Across From WS Bank Address: 111 East Main Street ; Wauchula, Fl. $800.00 Monthly plus applicable sales tax Contact: Elene Salas @ 836-735-0999 8:8tfc NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION You are hereby notified that Wauchula State Bank will sell the ve hicle described below As Is to the highest bidder for cash, free of prior lie ns, to satisfy legal ob ligations.2006 Lee Boy 1000B PaverId# 1000R22742006 Hyster C350BD Steel Wheel RollerId# 9C146033182010 John Deere 5105 Broom TractorId# LV5155C51320G2010 Lee Boy 785 Motor GraderId# 4TEXL20102389AAF 2010 Lee Boy DistributorId# LB114361997 International LW2000WT Water Truck Id#1HTSCAAM6VH44 5104 1999 EZ Lowboy TrailerId# 1DA72CX93XM0139112009 REX MixerId# HK6312002 Etnyre Truck & Distributor Id# 2FZAASAKX2AJ88419Contact Shannon for details at Wauchula State Bank 863-773-4151. T he sale will be held on Friday September 5, 2014 at 10:00 am at the W auchula State Bank Repo Lot located at corner of Orange Street and North Bound 17. 8:21-9:4c HOUSE WITH GROVE INCOME! 10.07 acresEr,.482;9?0r-0/;997r-,=339><0<5482$195,000 REDUCED TO $180,000 5 Acres on Main Street. Partially zoned commer cial. $75,0000/;997
The Classifieds September 4, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 7B DOUBLEWIDE 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. 9:4,11p 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 youre 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 RENT LEASE SALE Houses,trailers, warehouses, bars, restau rants, stores, 863-773-6616. 9:4-10:2p Real Estate Pets Mobile Homes ULLRICHS STORAGE UNITS,several sizes, corner of 9th Ave. &Goolsby St., 773-6448 or 7739291.9:4cWANT TO LIVE in the country?Cute 2/1 with carport in a privatesetting. Call 863-781-3536 for more information. 9:4c 3 BR, 2 BATH, Central air & heat,large lot, Bowling Green. $750monthly plus deposit, 407-9296491.9:4,11c3 BR/2 BA, Mobile home in coun try, 863-735-9284.9:4p1 BR HOUSE, in country, 863-7359284.9:4p2 BR, 1 BATH, DUPLEX apartment$550 month, $550 deposit, 863-781-0434.8:28tfc3 BR, 2 BATH, COUNTRY setting,no pests, Old Dixie Hwy. $800month, plus $800 deposit, 863-781-1296.8:28,9:4p3 BR, 2-1/2 BA, HOME, CAH, largeyard, carport, Wauchula, 1 milefrom town, $1,100/month, 1st & last, 863-781-1329. 9:4c1/1 APARTMENT $500 monthlyplus security. 507 N. 9th Ave. NOpets. NO smoking. 863-781-0514, 863-781-1282.8:21tfc3 BEDROOM HOUSE built 2008large yard, $850 plus, 863-8321984.8:14-9:11p Rentals 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT, cen tral, no pets, $550 plus $400, 863773-4855.8:14-9:11p *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 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 ULLRICHS PITCHER PUMP For complete well, sales, service and installation, call 863-773-6448. 7:18tfc Services RV Parks Rentals 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-dhATTENTION! State Statutes 489119 Section 5 Paragraph B andHardee County Ordinance 87-09Section 10 Paragraph D require allads for any construction-relatedservice to carry the contractors li cence number.tfc-dh LOOKING FOR MUSCADINEgrapes. Call or text 863-832-1197. 9:4dh FRIDAY, SATURDAY Clothes,lots of tools, knick knacks, lots ofother items. 805 North 9th, Wauchula.9:4pSATURDAY, 8-? Big 3 family sale,1094 Downing Circle, Wauchula. 9:4p SATURDAY, 8-3, 1010 Knollwood Circle, Wauchula.9:4pFRIDAY, SATURDAY, 7 am 3 pm,850 State Rd. 64 East, Zolfo Springs. Yard Sales Wanted Services (863) 773-2128 REALTORS JOE L. DAVIS JOE L. DAVIS, JR. JOHN H. ONEAL REALTOR See more listings at www.joeldavis.com REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS 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!4BR/3BA home & Hamlin groveon 20 acs. 2 pole barns, in-ground pool and ac fish pond. $499,0003/2 home in Wauchula close tobusiness area w/3 sheds & abarn for your storage needs.$39,000!PRICE REDUCED! 9 ac groveon Main Street East, 4 well,micro-jet irrigation. $55,000! Karen ONeal (863) 781-7633 REALTOR ASSOCIATES AFTER HOURS KENNY SANDERS...............781-0153KAREN ONEAL........... 781-7633JESSICA PRESCOTT...941-737-6502KEVIN SANDERS..........368-1926 MONICA REAS....................781-0888 DAVID ROYAL................781-3490HIGHWAY 17 SOUTH, WAUCHULA, FL 33873 cl9:4c PRICE REDUCED! 20 acszoned industrial on Hwy 17.$399,000!4BR/3BA Lake June home, boatdock, 125 feet of Lake Junefrontage. $549,0001.3 ac commercial lotw/3,766SF restaurant & drive-thru has 130+ ft frontage onN&S bound Hwy 17. $357,000!28 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! BILLYBOBSTIRESNew & Used Tires cl9:4c7 7 7 7 3 3 0 0 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 3 3 0 0 7 7 2 2 7 7116 REA Rd. Wauchula(across from Wal-Mart) Fast, Quality Servicenrr 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 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 dv va a n nt ta 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 LambertRealtor863email@example.comCharley FlesherRealtor863firstname.lastname@example.org cl9:4c PENDING SALE Got a Pool Green or Clean? Need Your Pool Repaired? 5CALLCarols Pool Service for weekly pool service 863-449-1806 Heartland Real Estate Corp.3200 US Hwy 27 S, Suite 201 Sebring, Florida 33870(863) 382-3887 !",!% rnn. 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8B The Herald-Advocate, September 4, 2014 A A G G o o o o d d E E g g g g Sometimes a food becomes so associated with a particular cui sine that it develops an identityproblem. While it's true thatsome fruits and vegetables aremainstays of certain cultures,many foods call multiple placeshome and are used in dishes thatspan the globe. Eggplant has astrong connection to the suste nance of Italy and has been a cel ebrated part of its cuisine and asubject of myths for centuries. A starting point in dispelling the myths is that eggplant is notnative to Italy or the Mediter ranean, but to India. It also has KitchenDivaBy Angela Medearis & Gina Harlow been part of the African diet forhundreds of years. One relativeof the eggplant we know is a va riety grown there called GardenEggs, which produces a smallwhite fruit that looks very muchlike eggs, hence the name. Alsosurprising, the leading producerand consumer of eggplant todayis China. Yet another misconception about this wonderful vegetable isthat it is really a fruit. Eggplantactually is a member of thenightshade family. Foods fromthis plant family contain sub stances called alkaloids. Alka loids have been known to have adverse effects on the digestivetract. But alkaloid content innightshade plants, which includepotatoes, tomatoes and sweet andhot peppers, is extremely low. Itprobably contributed, though, toconcerns long ago about whetherthe eggplant should be eaten atall. The eggplant has the same health benefits found in all night shade plants, which are antioxi dant compounds. Studies nowsuggest that these compoundsmight aid in reducing blood cho lesterol. Eggplant also is low incalories, and is an excellentsource of potassium and fiber. When we think of eggplant, we may think of it breaded, friedand topped with Parmesancheese and tomato sauce. Buteggplant is not a one-dish won der; it has a repertoire that high lights a myriad of flavors andpreparations. In the end, eggplant is a deli cious food that when properlycooked has a mild flavor andcreamy texture, with noted nutri tional perks. Eggplant is so won derful that it easily can be thestar of a dish. While you may oc casionally get a bitter eggplant,smart shopping and the rightcooking techniques will guardagainst that. Choose small and firm fruit when buying eggplant to ensureagainst bitterness. Many vari eties have an inherent mildsweetness, such as the Japaneseand white Rosa Bianca. Another method to combat any bitterness is to salt it 30 min utes before cooking to extractany liquid and then rinsing offthe excess salt. If you're usingeggplant in a baked recipe, youmay not need to salt or rinse asany excess liquid will evaporatein the oven. This recipe for Egg plant French Fries puts a uniquetwist on this delicious vegetableand makes a healthier substitutefor traditional French fries. EGGPLANT FRENCH FRIES 2 medium to large eggplants,peeled1 tablespoon salt (for saltingeggplant to extract liquids),plus 1/2 teaspoon salt for sea soning1 cup milk2 eggs1 1/2 teaspoons ground blackpepper1 cup flour3 teaspoons Ranch SaladDressing & Seasoning Mix1 cup Panko bread crumbs1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/2 cup canola or vegetable oil1/2 cup Parmesan cheese,shredded, optional 1. Slice the eggplant into 3/4inch sticks, about 4 inches long.Use 1 tablespoon of salt on bothsides of the eggplant sticks andplace them on paper towels todrain for 30 minutes. Rinse andpat dry. 2. In a medium bowl, mix milk, eggs, 1/8 teaspoon salt and1/2 teaspoon pepper until well-blended. Combine flour anddressing mix in a wide, shallowbowl. In another wide, shallowbowl, combine the Panko breadcrumbs, 1/8 teaspoon salt, the re maining 1 teaspoon pepper and the 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper. 3. Heat oil in frying pan on high heat. Dip eggplant sticksinto egg mixture and then flourmix, and then in the Pankobreadcrumbs. Place in oil, flip ping regularly, and fry 3 minutesor until golden brown. Drain onpaper towels. Sprinkle with re maining 1/4 teaspoon salt and theParmesan cheese, if desired.Serve immediately. Serves 4. 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C The Herald-Advocate(USPS 578-780)Thursday, September 4, 2014 PAGE ONE PHOTO BY JIM KELLY A bolt of lightning destroyed this tree in Bowling Green on Sunday, Aug. 17, at the north east corner of Main Street and Church Avenue. No one was injured, but deb ris from the tree was scattered on Main Street and quickly removed by the police depa rtment. LIGHTNING HITS TREE 1. When was the last time be fore 2013 that the Cleveland In dians, Kansas City Royals andPittsburgh Pirates all had a win ning record in the same year? 2. Name the last starting pitcher to win the N.L. MostValuable Player award. 3. Who holds the NFL record for most career touchdownpasses by a non-quarterback? 4. Which two coaches won an NCAA Division I men's bas ketball national title in their finalcollegiate game? 5. When was the last time the Carolina Hurricanes won agame in Detroit before 2014? 6. In what year did Greece's men's soccer team make its firstWorld Cup appearance? 7. What was the last filly to win horse racing's PreaknessStakes? ANSWERS 1. It was 1979.2. St. Louis' Bob Gibson, in 1968. 3. Frank Gifford, with 14.4. UCLA's John Wooden (1975) and Marquette's AlMcGuire ('77). 5. It was November of 1989, when the franchise was locatedin Hartford. 6. It was 1994.7. Rachel Alexandra, in 2009. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. Sports Quiz By Chris Richcreek 9/4/2014 Sun 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 9/5/2014 Sun Data Rise: 7:08 AM Set: 7:43 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 35 mins. Moon Data Rise: 4:58 PM Set: 3:15 AM Overhead: 10:38 PM Underfoot:10:09 AM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 84% percent waxing 84% Waxing Gibbous Major Times 10:09 AM-12:09 PM10:38 PM-12:38 AM Minor Times 3:15 AM 4:15 AM 4:58 PM 5:58 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -4 9/6/2014 Sun Data Rise: 7:08 AM Set: 7:42 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 34 mins. Moon Data Rise: 5:49 PM Set: 4:20 AM Overhead: 11:36 PM Underfoot:11:07 AM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 91% percent waxing 91% Waxing Gibbous Major Times 11:07 AM 1:07 PM11:36 PM 1:36 AM Minor Times 4:20 AM 5:20 AM 5:49 PM 6:49 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Good day of Hunting or Fishing Good Time Zone UTC: -4 9/7/2014 Sun Data Rise: 7:09 AM Set: 7:41 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 32 mins. Moon Data Rise: 6:36 PM Set: 5:27 AM Overhead: --:-Underfoot:12:05 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 97% percent waxing 97% Waxing Gibbous Major Times --:---:-12:05 PM 2:05 PM Minor Times 5:27 AM 6:27 AM 6:36 PM 7:36 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Better day of Hunting or Fishing Better Time Zone UTC: -4 9/8/2014 Sun Data Rise: 7:09 AM Set: 7:40 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 31 mins. Moon Data Rise: 7:22 PM Set: 6:33 AM Overhead:12:33 AM Underfoot: 1:01 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 100% percent full 100% FULL MOON Major Times 12:33 AM -2:33 AM 1:01 PM 3:01 PM Minor Times 6:33 AM 7:33 AM 7:22 PM 8:22 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Best day of Hunting or Fishing Best Time Zone UTC: -4 9/9/2014 Sun Data Rise: 7:10 AM Set: 7:39 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 29 mins. Moon Data Rise: 8:06 PM Set: 7:40 AM Overhead: 1:29 AM Underfoot: 1:57 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 99% percent waning 99% Waning Gibbous Major Times 1:29 AM 3:29 AM 1:57 PM 3:57 PM Minor Times 7:40 AM 8:40 AM 8:06 PM 9:06 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Best day of Hunting or Fishing Best++ Time Zone UTC: -4 9/10/2014 Sun Data Rise: 7:10 AM Set: 7:37 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 27 mins. Moon Data Rise: 8:50 PM Set: 8:45 AM Overhead: 2:24 AM Underfoot: 2:51 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 96% percent waning 96% Waning Gibbous Major Times 2:24 AM 4:24 AM 2:51 PM 4:51 PM Minor Times 8:45 AM 9:45 AM 8:50 PM 9:50 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Better day of Hunting or Fishing Better Time Zone UTC: -4 9/11/2014 Sun Data Rise: 7:10 AM Set: 7:36 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 26 mins. Moon Data Rise: 9:35 PM Set: 9:49 AM Overhead: 3:18 AM Underfoot: 3:45 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 91% percent waning 91% Waning Gibbous Major Times 3:18 AM 5:18 AM 3:45 PM 5:45 PM Minor Times 9:49 AM -10:49 AM 9:35 PM 10:35 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Good day of Hunting or Fishing Good Time Zone UTC: -4 Solunar Forecast 8:7tfc SERVING HARDEE COUNTY 5 YEARS Screen Repair and Pressure Washing #&(!%##&% #&(!%+)##&%) #&(!%+!####&%)nr .+(!*!!(##&% .& $!##!,(.&$'#*&,(&+%&") .&$'#*!%&&,(&+%&+''#!) 8:28,9:4c Weekly Wednesdays, September 17 October 15 12:00 1:00 pm Florida Hospital Wauchula 533 W. Carlton Street Wauchula, 33873 HWYr+0/%4 -+..#-+)& %+(."./0-*/ SUPER MATTCoin LaundryLarge Washers & DryersUp To 125 lbs. 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September 4, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 3C Courthouse Report COUNTY COURT The following marriage li censes were issued recently inthe office of the county court: Emmanuel Camarillo, 25, Wauchula, and Karina PanduroMontoya, 19, Plant City. Coby Daniel Nuccio, 22, Wauchula, and Amanda TindellBissette, 22, Bowling Green. Nolan Ryan Neuhauser,, 23, Wauchula, and Alyssa ChantelSteger, 23, Wauchula. Eusebio Granados-Camarillo, 36, Fort Meade, and ShellieAnn Boggess, 28, Fort Meade. There were no small claims decisions filed last week. The following misdemeanor cases were disposed of recentlyin county court: Felipe Miguel Aguilar, pos session of marijuana, transferredto pretrial intervention program,return Nov. 19. Erick Estrada, three counts violation of an injunction forprotection, probation 24 months,$1,105 fines, costs and fees; do mestic battery and violation ofan injunction for protection, notprosecuted. Chelsey Dawn Hughes, sell ing/giving alcohol to a personunder 21, transferred to pretrialintervention program, returnSept. 24. Barbara Ivery, selling/giving alcohol to a person under 21,transferred to pretrial interven tion program, return Sept. 24. Sonia Raquel Juarez, sell ing/giving alcohol to a personunder 21, transferred to pretrialintervention program, returnSept. 24. Eric Robert Martin, selling/giving alcohol to a person under21, transferred to pretrial inter vention program, return Sept.24. Jose Luis Mata, disorderly in toxication, 60 days in jail, $475fines, costs and fees; failure topay fines (original charge disor derly intoxication), $175 out standing fines/fees placed onlien. Susan Marie McKay, sell ing/giving alcohol to a personunder 21, transferred to pretrialintervention program, returnNov. 19. Julius Robert Merchant, petit theft, 60 days in jail, $475 fines,costs and fees placed on lien. Mohammed Shah Raz, giv ing/selling alcohol to a personunder 21, transferred to pretrialintervention program, returnNov. 19. Robert Matthew Revell Jr., domestic battery, 29 days in jail,$777 fines, costs and fees. Jose Luis Rojas, resisting an officer without violence, 60 daysin jail. $475 fines, costs andfees; loitering/prowling, notprosecuted. Curtis Bitner, retail theft, not prosecuted. Robert Ezekiel Gonzalez, criminal mischief, completedpretrial intervention program,not prosecuted. William Warren Griffin, do mestic battery, completed pre trial intervention program, notprosecuted. Fernando G. Hernandez, bat tery, completed pretrial interven tion program, not prosecuted. Marshall Scott Lewis, posses sion of alcohol by a personunder 21, completed pretrial in tervention program, not prose cuted; retail theft, notprosecuted. Jose Moralez, domestic bat tery, completed pretrial interven tion program, not prosecuted. Cesar Sanchez, domestic bat tery, completed pretrial interven tion program, not prosecuted. Marty W. Evans, violation of probation (original charges pos session of marijuana and posses sion of drug paraphernalia),probation revoked, 60 days injail, Gabriel Lopez Ledezma, vio lation of probation (originalcharges possession of marijuanaand possession of drug para phernalia), probation revoked,120 days in jail, $100 fees addedto outstanding fines and fees. Marcie Michelle Anstead, vi olation of probation (originalcharges offering to commit pros titution), probation re-voked, 45days in jail, outstandingfines/fees placed on lien. CIRCUIT COURT The following civil actions were filed recently in the officeof the circuit court: Liliana Aide Salazar and Dusan Milanovic, divorce. Corina Luc and Jean M. Luc, divorce. Virginia Hrabal and Andrew Hrabal, divorce. Steven Surface vs. Equity Life Properties, negligence commercial properties. Maria Alvarez and Mardonio Salgado, divorce. Victoria M. Sanchez vs. Ran dall Crews, damages autonegligence. Wauchula State Bank vs. Earl K. Pace, Kelly Pace and KellysMagnolia Tree et al, petition formortgage foreclosure. Wauchula State Bank vs. E. Citrus Service Inc, Earl K. Pace,Kelly O. Pace et al, petition formortgage foreclosure. The following decisions on civil cases pending in the cir cuit court were handed downrecently by the circuit courtjudge: Sylvia Sanchez and the state Department of Revenue (DOR)vs. Michael Paul Sanchez, orderon child support contempt. Toni Michelle Simpson and DOR vs. Phillip Virgil Breton,child support order. Taykiya Barshell Massey and DOR vs. Shawn Smith, order onchild support contempt. John Cody Vandiver and Kaitlynn Benton, order. Gladys Annette Gaines and DOR vs. Charlie Frank Lee III,voluntary dismissal. Joe Arthur Byers and Raquel G. Byers, divorce. Rebecca Valdez Alvarado and Emmanuel Rojas Fernan-dez,divorce. Sarah Jean Albritton Poucher Hamilton and Lee W. Hamilton,divorce. Linda Ziglar and DOR vs. Dale Clinton Miller, order onchild support contempt. Kelly A. Lee and DOR vs. Terry L. Redden, order on childsupport contempt. DLise Krell Wyckoff and Scott Alan Wyckoff, divorce. Bayview Loan Servicing vs. William Silas Hardin, DaphneA. Hardin et al, judgment in lieuof foreclosure. Bayview Loan Servicing vs. Stephanie Sanders, RichardSanders Jr. et al, judgment ofmortgage foreclosure. Paul Neil Beckham and An nette Theresa Arguijo Beckham,divorce. Zoila Garcia vs. Blondi Es calante, injunction for protec tion. OneWest Bank vs. unknown heirs and tenants, judgment ofmortgage foreclosure. Tessa L. Graham Jeffery and Christopher J. Jeffery, divorce. Charlene Osborne vs. Phillip Ragon, voluntary dismissal. The following felony crimi nal cases were disposed of re cently by the circuit judge.Defendants have been adjudi cated guilty unless noted oth erwise. When adjudication iswithheld, it is pending success ful completion of probation.Sentences are pursuant to aninvestigative report by and therecommendation of the stateprobation office and also statesentencing guidelines. Finaldiscretion is left to the judge. Stephen Alphonso Berrien, failure to make payment (origi nal charges possession ofmethamphetamine and posses sion of drug paraphernalia), pay ments due by Sept. 23. Robert James Couch, manu facture of marijuana and posses sion of drug paraphernalia,transferred to pretrial interven tion program. Adrian Arturo Enriquez, vio lation of probation (originalcharges two counts sale ofmethamphetamine and interfer ing with custody), probation re voked, communitycontrolhouse arrest two yearsfollowed by probation threeyears, $300 fines/fees added tooutstanding fines/fees. Albert Franqui, possession of methamphetamine with intent tosell, possession of cocaine, pos session of drug paraphernalia,actual/constructive possessionof a conveyance used for sale ofcontrolled substances, sale ofmethamphetamine within 1,000feet of a convenience store andunlawful use of a two-way com munication device, 60 monthsFlorida State Prison with creditfor 153 days served and fol lowed by probation five years,$1,630 fines, costs and feesplaced on lien; sale of metham phetamine, unlawful use of atwo-way communication device,possession of methamphetaminewith intent to sell within 1,000feet of a specified location andactual/-constructive possessionof a conveyance for sale of con trolled substances, not prose cuted. Darrell Antron Hines, posses sion of ammo by a convictedfelon and violation of probation(original charge felony criminalmischief), 25 months FloridaState Prison with credit for 128days served, $1,470 fines, costsand fees placed on lien. Darlene Hughes King, two counts possession of metham phetamine and two counts pos session of drug paraphernalia,probation three years, $1,481fines, costs and fees. Salina Mancillas, resisting ar rest without violence, fourmonths in jail with credit for oneday served, $1,270 fines, costsand fees; tampering with physi cal evidence, not prosecuted. Bradley Merchant, grand theft and violation of probation(original charge grand theft),new probation three years,$1,506 fines, costs and fees. Fidel Perez-Coronado, resist ing arrest without violence, pos session of a fraudulent ID cardand battery on a law enforce ment officer, nine months in jailwith credit for 144 days served,$1,520 fines, costs and feesplaced on lien. Robert Matthew Revell Jr. vi olation of probation (originalcharges two counts possessionof marijuana), time served, re sume probation, $400 added tooutstanding fines, costs and fees. Karrie Soto, neglect of child, adjudication withheld, probationtwo years, $1,295 fines, costsand fees. Cedric Jawann Taylor, pos session of cocaine, communitycontrol one year, followed byprobation three years, $1,338fines, costs and fees. Ricardo Zuniga possession of methamphetamine, adjudicationwithheld, possession of drugparaphernalia and violation ofprobation (original charge carry ing a concealed weapon, proba tion revoked, 30 days in jail,probation three years, $1,420fines, costs and fees; introducingcontraband into a county deten tion facility, not prosecuted. The following real estate transactions of $10,000 ormore were filed recently in theoffice of the clerk of court: James R. Dolph as trustee to Jack O. and Phyliss J. Pollock,$18,000. T.C. Prescott to Pioneer Groves Inc., $220,000. Kenneth M. and JoAnn R. Hysell to Gordon and KathleenWelch, $65,000. Vishwanauth Tllack and An gela Shievdayal to Keyland Jr.and Kelly M. Amig, $92,000. First Mortgage of Wauchula Inc. to Matthew J. and SavanahP. Reichel, $85,000. Florida Federal Land Bank Assoc. to Rich Garden, $75,000. Odell Barnes to Kingdom First Properties, $15,600. Gordon and Kathleen Welch to Roger and Amy Frazier,$40,000. Kathleen M. Gill and Patricia A. Klein to Patricia C. Grimsleyas trustee, $154,000. Brenda L. Evans to William Glenn and Raina H. Bergens,$60,000. FBI Homes to Jeffrey Danziel and Elizabeth Sabrina Ford,$44,900. William E. III and Gail Bowen Carlton to Andrew A. Durey and Lijie Wang, $55,000. Federal Housing & Urban Development to FBI Homes,$24,000. HARDEE COUNTY COMMISSION The Hardee County Commission will hold its regular ses sion today (Thursday), beginning at 8:30 a.m. in Room 102,Courthouse Annex I, 412 W. Orange St., Wauchula. The meetingcan be followed on computer by going to www.hardeeclerk.comand following the link just above the picture of the courthouse. It, and past meetings can also be seen at that link at any time. Each contains an information packet for the items discussed duringthe meeting. The following is a synopsis of agenda topics that maybe of public interest. Times are approximate except for advertisedpublic hearings. Proclamation of National Preparedness Month, 8:35 a.m.Wauchula Hills water main extension contract, 8:45 a.m.Health Department core contract and resolution for fee schedule, 9 a.m. This agenda is provided as a public service of The HeraldAdvocate and the Hardee County Commission for those whomay wish to plan to attend. On The Agenda Q: While putting some stuff in the attic, I heard somescratching and squeakingsounds. I know we don't havemice in the house, but I could n't see any nests or fur aroundthe attic. Sitting outside thenext day though, I saw a squir rel climb under the eaves anddisappear. Do you think I havea squirrel infestation? How doI get rid of them? Wigged Out in Washington A: You may very well have a squirrel infestation. Like otherrodents, squirrels can damage in sulation and electrical wiring, sogetting rid of them is a priority. Take a closer look at your home's eaves and soffits to findout all the points of entry. It'slikely that some small damageoccurred underneath the eaves,and the squirrels exploited it.They will still be using this new"front door" they created. Head back into the attic and hunt for nests or other signs ofsquirrels. Nests often are builtusing insulation sometimes inthe insulation along the outeredges of the attic. Also, locatethe entry point and other pointsof entry and mark them withchalk or tape. Block up all entry points ex cept one. From this point, you have a choice to make: Do you want totrap and release the squirrels, ordo you want to kill them? If it'sthe latter, you can place poisonbait for rodents (including squir rels) near entry points and nests,or use kill traps. If that's not your thing, pur chase a live trap with a one-waydoor. Set it in the attic at the oneremaining entry point. Do this atmidday, when the squirrels aremore likely to be out looking forfood. If you're not sure thatthey're outside, set a live trapnear the nesting spot, with a littlebait inside (like peanut butter).Once trapped, take the squirrel(s)to a new area, away from otherhouses but not too far from theiroriginal roaming area. Once done, block the remain ing entry point and then repair alldamaged areas. Additionally,have an electrician go over theattic wiring to make sure it hasn'tbeen damaged. HOME TIP: Don't block attic vents to prevent squirrel infesta tion; instead, install a sturdymesh cover to keep rodents outwhile allowing crucial airflow in. Send your questions or home tipsto email@example.com. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. 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It pays to advertise in your Hometown Newspaper We are saving this space just for Y Y O O U U !The HeraldAdvocate 115 S. 7th Ave. 773-3255 www.TheHeraldAdvocate.com 6C The Herald-Advocate, September 4, 2014 Crime Blotter During the past week, sheriffs deputies and city police of ficers investigated the following incidents and made the follow ing arrests: COUNTY Aug. 31, Katherine Elizabeth Faulk, 43, of 628 Peterson St., Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Yolanda Hernandez and chargedwith domestic battery. Aug. 30, Christina Rodriguez, 31, of 682 Chamberlain Blvd., Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Chris Albritton and charged withtrespassing failure to leave property upon request. Aug. 30, thefts on South Sixth Avenue (U.S. 17 South) and on U.S. 17 North were reported. Aug. 29, Patrick Kyle Benitez, 28, of 615 Magnolia St., Wa verly, was arrested by Dep. Yolanda Hernandez on a charge of vio lation of probation. Aug. 29, Eric Brian Teigman, 39, of 3955 W. Colonial Dr., Or lando, was arrested by Dep. David Cruz on a charge of violation ofprobation. Aug. 29, a residential burglary on Oak Hill Road and a tag stolen on East Broward Street were reported. Aug. 28, Maria Nativadad Dominguez, 33, of 338 Stenstrom Rd., Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Ryan Abbott on a charge offailure to appear in court. Aug. 28, residential burglaries on Lilly County Line Road and on Steve Roberts Special, a business burglary on U.S. 17 North, avehicle stolen on North Florida Avenue, criminal mischief on Mag nolia Boulevard, and thefts on Cecil Durrance Road, Altman Roadand Sasser Road were reported. Aug. 27, Luis Geradardo Rocha, 29, of 525 N. Illinois St., Wauchula, was arrested on a charge of battery. Aug. 27, Daniel Ray Hartner, 43, of 3084 George Anderson Rd., Wauchula, was arrested by Florida Highway Patrol Tpr. RicardoCastillo and charged with DUI. Aug. 26, Darrell Wayne Crooms, 52, of 4635 SR 62, Bowling Green, was arrested by Dep. David Druz on an out-of-county war rant. Aug. 26, a residential burglary on Farrell Road was reported. Aug. 25, Joseph Johnston, 24, of 1445 N. Ed Wells Rd., Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Bradford Merkel and charged withtrafficking in opium or its derivative, possession of drugs without aprescription and possession of drug paraphernalia. Aug. 25, thefts of SR 62 and on Cypress Street were reported. WAUCHULA Aug. 30, David Eugene Bull, 57, of 222 Riverside Dr., Wauchula, was arrested by Lt. Matthew Whatley and charged withrobbery with no firearm or weapon and larceny theft. Aug. 30, Eliseo Sacramento Romero, 26, of 827 E. Oak St., Wauchula, was arrested by Sgt. Thomas Harris and charged with do mestic battery. Aug. 30, Isaac Garza, 19, of 210 S. First Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by Ofc. Pablo Bermudez and charged with battery. Aug. 29, Ricky Trevino, 26, of 810 S. Eighth Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by Sgt. Justin Wyatt and charged with possession ofmethamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Aug. 29, a robbery/holdup on Carlton Street and a tag stolen on La Playa Drive were reported. Aug. 28, a theft on East Main Street was reported. Aug. 27, Rodney Allen Smith, 36, of 202 Rust Ave., Wau-chula, was arrested by Ofc. William Smith on an out-of-state fugitive war rant. Aug. 26, a residential burglary on South First Avenue and a theft on East Oak Street were reported. BOWLING GREEN Aug. 31, criminal mischief on Grove Street was reported. Aug. 29, Sergio Rodriguez, 18, of 4647 Maple Ave., Bowling Green, was arrested by Ofc. Dan Franklin and charged with retailtheft. Aug. 29, a theft on West Main Street was reported. Aug. 27, a theft on Pleasant Way was reported. Aug. 26, a residential burglary on Pleasant Way was reported. 1. COMICS: What was the name of Calvin's neighborhoodfriend and classmate in "Calvin& Hobbes"? 2. LANGUAGE: What does "draconian" mean? 3. GEOGRAPHY: On what continent does the Atacamadesert lie? 4. GENERAL KNOWL EDGE: What famous 19thcentury author and humorist hadonly an elementary-school edu cation? 5. ADVERTISING SLO GANS: What product is "the snack that smiles back"? 6. LITERATURE: What Southern author often wrotenovels set in the fictional "Yok napatawpha County"? 7. MUSIC: What was the name of Buddy Holly's band? 8. FOOD & DRINK: What vegetable is used in makingsauerkraut? 9. TELEVISION: What was Marge Simpson's maidenname on the sitcom "The Simp sons"? 10. HISTORY: In what U.S. city was the Republican Na-tional Convention held in 1968? ANSWERS 1. Susie2. Extremely harsh or cruel3. South America4. Mark Twain5. Goldfish6. William Faulkner7. The Crickets8. Cabbage9. Bouvier10. Miami Beach, Fla. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. TRIVIA TEST By Fifi Rodriguez _______________________________ 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 onPlaintiffs 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 ____________________________________ Stump The Swami By John Szeligo Well, Football Fans, the first big week of college football is in the books. There were a few surprises but most games were blow-outs with major schools opening with easy teams. There were sev eral players and teams that made preseason predictions fall apart.Running backs for Georgia and Nebraska took the Heisman discus sions away from only quarterbacks. However, quarterbacks fromTexas A&M, BYU, Oklahoma St. and West Virginia showed FSU,Baylor and Oregon are not the only teams with great QB play. Is FSU really number one? A 37-31 win over a Big 12 team ranked in the middle of its conference? What if the Noles hadopened with Texas, Oklahoma, high scoring Baylor or even KansasSt.? The loss of the defensive coordinator to Georgia may haunt theNoles. Georgia held Clemson to 19 yards in the second half. FSUsnext test wont come along until they play Florida. The Noles willbe 30-point favorites or better against any ACC team. The SEC opened with the usual success, an act of God and a stunner in Columbia. There was the Vanderbilt 37-7 to Templethough. The Gators could have used that Idaho tune up. EasternMichigan will be the only game now until SEC play with Kentuckyand Alabama. Florida is the only team playing Alabama and FSU in2014. Did the Aggies send a message to Alabama this week? Geor gias defense and Todd Gurley sent the SEC East a message as well.Both Mississippi teams looked impressive. LSU came back from 17down to win over Big 10 power Wisconsin. Auburn pulle d away strong from Arkansas. Alabama put up 538 yards against West Vir ginia. The Tide held WVUs vaunted running game to 28 yards on24 carries. However, WVU QB Clint Trickett completed 29 of 45passes for 365. If not for 7 dropped passes he would have over 400.The SEC is going to be fun to watch in 2014 and you can on thenew SEC TV Channel 611 on Direct TV. Now lets look at this weeks Bill O Fare ...1. Eastern Michigan at Florida Gators finally get to play a game. UF 45 EMU 6. 2. Citadel at FSU Bulldogs are still a mainstay in the South ern Conference after all these years of changes. However, they areno match for the Noles who need to show improvement FSU 62 Citadel 10. 3. Maryland at USF Mack ran for 275 yards and 4 TDs last week. Can he do it again against a Big 10 team? Maryland 41 USF20. 4. FAMU at Miami Canes have a journeyman day in route to victory. Rattlers a little down this year. Miami 33 FAMU 13. 5. FAU at Alabama Tide Rolls over the Owls after making adjustments after last week. FAU is a solid CUSA opponent. Ala bama 52 FAU 14. 6. Towson at West Virginia Mountaineers home opener is a deluge of offense from a confident team after hanging with Ala bama. WVU 55 Towson 13. 7. Rhode Island at Marshall Herd is 119-18 or 80% victori ous in their home stadium. That is the nations best home field per centage. Marshall 54 RIU 10. 8. San Jose St. at Auburn Tigers continue to play with con fidence after opening with an SEC win. Auburn 44 SJS 17. 9. East Carolina at South Carolina Pirates are a good team with good QB play. Problem is playing the Gamecocks away afterthey lost embarrassingly to the Aggies. South Carolina 41 ECU 24. 10. Northern Colorado at UNLV Rebels were blown out by Arizona but UNC has not played yet. Bears are ranked at the bottomof the Big Sky Conference. Nice trip for the Alumni though. UNLV34 UNC 13. 11. Virginia Tech at Ohio St. Hokies keep it close. Ohio St. 31 VPI 27. 12. Arizona at UTSA Rich Rod better be careful of Larry Cokers boys. Possible upset? Arizona 35 UTSA 31. 13. Akron at Penn St. Terry Bowdens boys invade Happy Valley looking for an upset. Hope he gets it but doubtful. PSU 30Akron 17. 14. Kansas St. at Iowa St. Battle of the Losers to North Dakota St.! Both have lost to the under division National Champsback to back. KSU 42 ISU 21. 15. Oklahoma at Tulsa Sooners roll! Oklahoma 45 Tulsa 16.16. Mississippi at Vanderbilt Vandy lost by 30 to Temple Rebels looked good against Boise. Ole Miss 51 Vanderbilt 3. 17. Michigan St. at Oregon Quack Attack host Sparty in the weeks best match up. Winner might be buying a ticket to the FinalFour. Oregon 30 MSU 27. 18. Carolina at Tampa Cam Newton comes to Lovies debut. The Bucs should be improved in 2014. Carolina 31 Tampa27. 19. New England at Miami Brady Bunch still wins. Pats 34 Miami 21. 20. Jacksonville at Philadelphia Jags still have a way to go. Eagles 27 Jags 13. SPAGHETTI WITH PESTO VERDE Broccoli is added to this tradi tional pesto sauce, giving itadded flavor and vitamins.6 ounces baby spinach10 ounces frozen broccoli flo rets1 clove garlic, peeled2 medium zucchini, trimmed2 medium tomatoes, cored8 ounces whole-grainspaghetti1 cup fresh basil leaves2 tablespoons fresh lemonjuice2 tablespoons pine nutsSaltPepper1/4 cups extra-virgin olive oil1 ounce Parmesan cheese,freshly grated 1. Heat large covered sauce pot of salted water to boiling onhigh. 2. In microwave-safe bowl, combine spinach, broccoli, gar lic and 1 cup water. Cover withvented plastic wrap and mi crowave on High 3 to 5 minutes or until broccoli is thawed andspinach is tender. Drain; let coolcompletely. 3. Meanwhile, with vegetable peeler, peel zucchini into wideribbons. Chop tomatoes. 4. Cook spaghetti as label di rects. 5. Place cooled broccoli mix ture, basil, lemon juice, pinenuts and 1/4 teaspoon each saltand black pepper in food proces sor; pulse until smooth. Withprocessor running, drizzle in oil.Add Parmesan; pulse until well-combined. 6. Drain spaghetti well and return to pot; add pesto, zuc chini, tomatoes and 1/4 teaspoonsalt; toss well. Serve immedi ately. Makes 4 main-dish serv ings. N46;F8EI
T T O O P P F F I I V V E E M M O O V V I I E E S S 1. Guardians of the Galaxy (PG13) Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel 2. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (PG-13) Megan Fox, Will Arnett 3. If I Stay (PG-13) Chloe Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos 4. Let's Be Cops (R) Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr. 5. When the Game Stands Tall (PG) Jim Caviezel, Alexander Lud-wig September 4, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 7C
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