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The Herald-Advocate Hardee County’s Hometown Coverage 114th Year, No. 413 Sections, 32 Pages 70¢ Plus 5¢ Sales Tax Thursday, September 11, 2014 S UBSCRIBE O NLINE A T T HE H ERALD A DVOCATE COM — I N C OLOR — Jealousy Ends In Stabbing . Story 2A Hospital Fire Doused Quickly . Story 10A WEATHER DATE HIGH LOW RAIN 09/0392690.0409/0491700.1909/0591710.0009/0691700.0509/0792710.8709/0892712.38 09/0992720.00 TOTAL Rainfall to 09/09/2014 37.38 Same period last year 32.60 Ten Year Average 47.79 Source: Univ. of Fla. Ona Research Center INDEX Classifieds.....................6BCommunity Calendar....7ACourthouse Report.......8CCrime Blotter...............12BEntertainment...............3C Hardee Living................2BInformation Roundup...7AObituaries......................4APuzzles..........................3CSchool Lunch Menus...8BSolunar Forecast.........12B WPD: Convenience Store Robber Jailed ManleyMovedTo Prison Shoppers:AnotherSales-TaxHolidayThis One For ‘Green’Appliances, Fixtures Company To Bring 70 New Jobs The Fertilizer Manufacturer Will Begin Operations He re Next July By CYNTHIA KRAHLOf The Herald-Advocate Wauchula police say they have arrested the man whorobbed two convenience storeslast month. David Eugene Bull, 57, of 222 Riverside Dr., Wauchula, hasbeen charged with robbing theHess Express on Aug. 10 andPreston Foods on Aug. 29. He was booked into the Hardee County Jail by Lt.Matthew Whatley and Cpl. Chris Leconte on Saturday, Aug.30, on two counts of robberywithout a weapon and one countof grand theft. Bond on those charges has been set at $11,000, but Bull re mains in custody on four othercharges stemming from Jan. 30and July 24 arrests, jail recordsshow. Wauchula Police Chief John Eason said both of the conven ience stores were robbed atnight, shortly before closing. In each instance, he said, only clerks were inside the stores. Nocustomers were present. No one was harmed in either robbery. Hess Express, at 101 W. Oak St., was robbed at 10:53 p.m. onSunday, Aug. 10, when a singleclerk was on duty. Bull allegedlywalked into the store wearing awide-brimmed straw hat andsunglasses, Eason described. Once inside, he asked for two packs of Marlboro Light ciga rettes. After the clerk rang up thesale, Bull allegedly put his righthand in his pocket and said tothe clerk, “I don’t want you tohit any alarms.” He proceeded to tell the clerk to open the cash register andthen to back away from it. Therobber then ordered the clerkinto the restroom, and told himto stay there for five minutes be fore coming out. The clerk, fearful that the rob ber had a gun in his pocket, complied, the chief noted. Eason said officers respond ing to the clerk’s 911 call a cou ple minutes later secured thearea. Detectives collected evi dence and reviewed videofootage, he said. The cash regis ter was sent for processing inhopes of collecting fingerprintsor DNA, he added. Then, on Friday, Aug. 29, at 10:47 p.m., the robber struckagain, this time at PrestonSee ROBBER 2A Bull COURTESY PHOTO Seven Wauchula stalwarts braved the challenging elements to compete in the 5 K Mud Titan run — complete with 30 obstacles — on Saturday at the Roberts Ranch in Lake Placid. The y oungest, Hardee Junior High School seventh grader Scottie Meeks, 12, placed fourth in his 12-17 age group. Cha rissa “Rissa” Mullins placed first in her age group, Nora Mar fourth in hers and Darrell Mullins 15th in the large 24-30 age grou p. Tired but exuberant participants seen above are (kneeling) Scottie Meeks (left) and Erin Salisbury; (back) Sandy Meeks, Nora Mar, Darrell Mullins, Rissa Mullins and Donette England. By CYNTHIA KRAHLOf The Herald-Advocate Exactly two weeks after being sentenced, convicted thiefMichael D. Manley has beenmoved into the Florida StatePrison system. The transfer was made early Wednesday morning. Manley, a former Wauchula CPA and community leader, wassentenced to eight years inprison on Aug. 27 after pleadingguilty to 23 counts of moneylaundering and grand theft. Maj. Randy Dey of the Hardee County Sheriff’s Officesaid later Wednesday morningthat Manley and seven otherconvicts were roused from theirslumber at 3 a.m. in order tomake the trip from the HardeeCounty Jail to Florida StatePrison. “They don’t know when they’re going,” he said. “Wewalk in and say ‘roll your stuffup, you’re leaving,’ and that’swhen they go.” The transfers are purposely kept secret and are arranged forthe early-morning hours for se curity reasons, Dey ex-plained. “We drive them in a big van, with two corrections officers.They’re on the road for a longtime. It’s a security issue. Theydon’t know when they’re going,and we don’t tell the families, ei ther,” he said. Once a suspect is convicted and sentenced to prison, it usu ally takes about three weeks forall the paperwork to beSee MANLEY 2A By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate Thinking about getting one of those new energy-saving appli ances or fixtures? Now is the time.The three-day Florida tax ex emption holiday for buying anenergy-efficient item, one withan Energy Star or WaterSenseinsignia approved by the federalEnvironmental ProtectionAgency, is next week. From 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, through 11:59 p.m. onSept. 21, people will not have topay sales or local option taxeson certain appliances/items. Sales tax will be waived on the first $1,500 of any energy-efficient appliance, such as anair purifier or dehumidifier, ceil ing fan, clothes or dish washer,a freezer or refrigerator, waterheater, swimming pool pumpand even packages of lightbulbs. As noted above, the itemsmust have an Energy Star desig nation. Water-saving products which qualify for tax exemption are abathroom sink faucet and faucetaccessory, high-efficiency toiletor urinal, a showerhead andweather or sensor-based irriga tion controllers. As noted above,these must have a WaterSenseinsignia. The resultant drop in electric ity or water bills will “contributeto decreased water and energywaste, ensuring an adequatesupply for generations to come,”says a press release from theFlorida Retail Associ-ation. People can buy any number of an item which costs less than$500 apiece. If the item costs more than $500, each single item can getthe tax exemption up to the$1,500 limit. If the item costsmore than $1,500, only $1,500of it will get the tax exemption. For instance if a customer buys an Energy Star freezer for$1,549. Only $1,500 will be taxexempt. Similarly, when pur chasing a refrigerator/freezer for$2,524, only $1,500 is exemptand tax must be paid on the$1,024 balance. Gift cards purchased and re deemed during the tax holidaywill be applicable, but a raincheck not used during the taxholiday would not get the tax ex emption. Layaway items ob tained during the tax holidayperiod are tax exempt eventhough the final payment may bemade after the tax holiday. Similarly, mail-order, catalog or Internet sales made and con firmed during the tax holiday areeligible for tax exemption evenif delivery of the item comesafter the holiday period. By MICHAEL KELLYOf The Herald-Advocate The Hardee County Com merce Park will add 70 morejobs next July once constructionof a new 80,000-square footbuilding is completed for a con trolled release fertilizer manu facturer relocating here fromSarasota County. “We are proud to be able to recruit a quality company likeFlorikan for job creation and jobdiversity in Hardee County,”said Hardee County EconomicDevelopment Au-thority Direc tor Bill Lambert. Eric Rosenthal, president of Florikan, said he is very thankful to the county for giving the com pany an opportunity to grow andexpand its business. He said nine Hardee County residents have already beenhired and are commuting to theSarasota facility to become fa miliar with the process while thenew building is being con structed. The Economic Development Authority awarded $2 milliontoward the project and the In dustrial Development Author-itywill also contribute $1.5-$2 mil lion to build the facility. Florikan will lease the build ing for 7 percent of the construc tion costs per year with an option to purchase the facilityand receive credit for its leasepayments. The company has al ready given $100,000 to theIDA in prepaid rent. Florikan originally projected 40-50 employees would workout of its new production facilitybut company officials said Tues day at a groundbreaking cere mony it will now employ at least70 to keep up with the growingdemand for its product. The company has developed a patented technology to encap sulate dry fertilizers with poly mers to slow and control therelease of the nutrients over anextended period of time. This process improves nutri ent efficiency and reduces theamount of waste and runoff afterheavy rains which end up in sur rounding water bodies and causealgae growth. Most of their products are used by the horticulture andlandscaping industry but thecompany is also in the turf grassand agriculture markets. Florikan was founded in 1982 by Ed and Betty Rosenthal andremains family owned and oper ated with their son Eric nowpresident of the company. See 70 NEW JOBS 2A

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The Herald-Advocate Hardee County’s Hometown Coverage JAMES R. KELLY Publisher/Editor CYNTHIA M. KRAHL Managing Editor JOAN M. SEAMANSports Editor115 S. Seventh Ave.P.O. Box 338Wauchula, FL 33873 RALPH HARRISON Production Manager NOEY DE SANTIAGO Asst. Prod. Manager Phone: (863) 773-3255 Fax: (863) 773-0657 Published weekly on Thursday at Wauchula, Florida, by The Herald-AdvocatePublishing Co. Inc. Periodical Postage paid at U.S. Post Office, Wauchula, FL33873 and additional entry office (USPS 578-780), “Postmaster,” send addresschanges to: The Herald-Advocate, P.O. Box 338, Wauchula, FL 33873. DEADLINES: Schools – Thursday 5 p.m. Sports Monday noon Hardee Living – Thursday 5 p.m. General News – Monday 5 p.m. Ads – Tuesday noon SUBSCRIPTIONS: Hardee County 6 months – $21; 1 yr. – $39; 2 yrs. – $75 Florida 6 months – $25; 1 yr. – $46; 2 yrs. – $87 Out of State 6 months – $29; 1 yr. – $52; 2 yrs.– $100 LETTERS:The Herald-Advocate welcomes letters to the editor on matters of public in terest. Letters should be brief, and must be written in good taste, signed andinclude a daytime phone number.SUBMISSIONS:Press releases on community matters are welcome. Submissions should betyped, double-spaced and adhere to the above deadlines. All items are subjectto editing. 2A The Herald-Advocate, September 11, 2014 Kelly’s Column By Jim The Mosaic Company has paid to remodel the press box at Hardee Wildcat Stadium. The press box is in memory of Luther Col bert. It will be dedicated about 7:15 p.m. Friday night. Hardee hostsSebring at 7:30. Luther Colbert and his wife Louise lived along Rust Ave. in Wauchula for several decades. For about 15 years he was an an nouncer and ad salesman for WAUC Radio in Wauchula w hen it was owned by Bill Ferguson and later Don Poucher. He later worked about 20 years as sports editor and ad salesman for The Herald-Ad vocate until his death on May 3, 1992, at age 72. For decades he had a music studio behind Senterfitt’s Restau rant in Wauchula where he taught piano and guitar. Luther was aformer national putt-putt golf champion. He often organized gospelsings as fundraisers for Hardee citizens in need. Luther was an or dained Christian minister. He had a deep radio voice, loved people and Hardee County. He covered a thousand or more local Hardee County athletic gamesand loved the Hardee Wildcats. He was a public address announcerfor many Hardee sports games. Mosaic last year paid for the new visitors’ seating at Hardee Stadium and next year will pay for a new track at the stadium. Thisis from the $400,000 Mosaic donation to the Hardee Athletic foun dation for the three projects. –––––– Congratulations to Fort Meade for their 26-9 homecoming win last Friday over Hardee. No one likes to lose a homecoming game. The Wildcats are 0-2 this season and also lost their spring and fall jamboree games. It has been a long time since Hardee playersand fans tasted victory. Sebring brings a 2-0 record to Wauchula. –––––– Orlando attorney John Morgan, who has spent $4 million on the medical marijuana amendment 2 in the upcoming Nov. 4 elec tion, participated in a forum Aug. 21 in Lakeland. There he used po lite words. Afterwards he gave a talk at a Lakeland nightspot, Boots and Buckles Saloon, and used some X-rated language to pr omote the amendment, encouraging young people to vote yes, reported GaryWhite of the Lakeland Ledger on Sept. 3. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said the proposed amend ment’s wording is too vague and would lead to widespread recre ational use of marijuana. –––––– Jack Levine, a family policy advocate and founder of 4Gener ations Institute, on Sept. 3 outlined 13 life lessons he learned fromhis grandmother Minnie: An open door is an open heart. Love knows no boundary. Waste not; want not. Charity begins at home. Cleanliness is next to godliness. Progress comes in little steps. Laughter is the closest distance be tween two people. Honest compliments are among our most valued posses sions. If there’s a problem, try to fix it. Don’t leave politics up tosomeone else. Words without deeds are empty. Patience pays divi dends. Resting is a reward for working hard. He encourages families to record their history, share stories with children and grandchildren, and make copies of treasured familyphotos and records and store them out of harm’s way. Foods as 101 Carlton St. Eason said two clerks were in the store at the time. The robber walked in with an American flag bandana wrappedaround his face. He put his righthand in his pocket and told thefirst clerk to give him the moneyout of the cash register. The clerk, believing the rob ber had a gun, ran toward thesecond register and the otherclerk. The robber did, too, Easonsaid, and demanded the money. Eason said the clerk opened the register and handed themoney to the robber. When the thief left the build ing, he was east and south, to ward the Dirt Busters Car Wash.There, he entered a vehicle andfled southbound. Eason said surveillance cam eras at the car wash showed therobber pull into a bay at 10:40and exit his car wearing a ban dana, then return to it at 10:44.It showed him leaving and driv ing south on U.S. 17. Whatley located a car match ing the description of the rob ber’s later that same night. Heobtained a search warrant forBull’s vehicle and residence, al legedly finding the clothes de scribed by the clerks inside thehouse and the green hat they sawinside the car, a silver FordFocus. In an interview with police, Bull denied the robbery. He thenasked for an attorney, and the in terview ended. Bull was placed under arrest. ROBBERContinued From 1A 1. ASTRONOMY: Which planet in our solar system isclosest in size to Earth? 2. TELEVISION: Who is the voice of Moe the bartenderon "The Simpsons"? 3. MOVIES : In which movie did Bill Murray deliverthe line, "Well, there's some thing you don't see every day"? 4. MYTHOLOGY: In Greek mythology, who rules the under world? 5. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Which U.S. president served theshortest tenure in history? 6. LITERATURE: When was the novel "Goodbye,Columbus" by Phillip Roth pub lished? 7. FOOD & DRINK: What kind of food is a peanut? 8. GEOGRAPHY: How much of the Earth's surface iscovered by the oceans? 9. LANGUAGE: What is another name for a lexicon? 10. MATH: How many dif ferent letters are used in Romannumerals? ANSWERS 1. Venus' equatorial diameter is about 95 percent the size ofEarth's. 2. Hank Azaria.3. "Ghostbusters," in refer ence to the giant Stay-Puftmarshmallow man 4. Hades5. William Henry Harrison died of pneumonia only 32 daysafter taking office. 6. 19597. A legume8. 71 percent9. Dictionary10. Sevens (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. TRIVIA TEST By Fifi Rodriguez Pol. adv. paid for and approved by HC Rep. Party VOTEFAMILYVALUESVote Republican... Not Obama/Crist Democrats 9:11-10:9c N#GJ4FG;68AGHELH54A poet and revolutionary JoseMarti who made the followingsage observation: "Barricades ofideas are worth more than barri cades of stones." N0;8ALBHG;B974A:8E ous occupations, the jobs thatimmediately come to mind areprobably firefighter and policeofficer. You might be surprisedto learn, then, that in New YorkCity, the fatality rate for garb-age collectors is twice as high asit is for members of the NYPD. NCE8:A4AG:B?798F place at the end of summerevery year, is one of the oldesttennis championships in theworld, beginning in 1881 with amen's singles competition. Themodern competition, of course,now includes men's andwomen's singles, men's andwomen's doubles and mixeddoubles. That's a lot of tennis -and a lot of balls. During the twoweeks of the championship, ap proximately 70,000 tennis ballsare used. N#An4G4;BFC84F8E
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September 11, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 3A By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate The 2014 Hardee Junior High football team has a blend of ex perience and new faces. Head Coach Mark Carlton and his assistants Jason Clark,West Palmer, Gerry Lindsey,John Sharp and Derren Bryanare looking for an unprece dented seventh consecutiveHeart-land Conference champi onship and fifth consecutive un defeated Heartland season. The young Cats open on Tues day at Hill-Gustat MiddleSchool in Sebring against theGolden Eagles. The first homegame is Sept. 23 against rivalDeSoto. Each year, with five teams in the Heartland, each team has toplay another twice. For Hardee,this year it is DeSoto, with a re turn matchup on Oct. 7. Otherroad games include Avon Parkon Sept. 30 and Lake Placid onOct. 21. Home games are alsoagainst Sebring on Oct. 14 andBok Academy on Oct. 28, in anunusual 6 p.m. start when mostgames start at 5:30. Returnees from last year’s successful squad are AaronCook, Daniel Everett, Augustine Flores, Armando Gomez,Samuel Louis, Randy McLeod,Isaac Moreno, Hardee Pace,Matt Tyson, Bo Villarreal,Dustin Willis and Jean Youte. Add to that a whole lot of new players, including Logan Albrit ton, Cae Alexy, Adrian Alvarez,Dylan Bozeman, Aaron Bunch,Jhakiri Cheat-ham, MarcelinoCisneros, Griffin Clark, BenClarke, Bryan Conrad, DavidConsue-gra, Kipp Cooper, Lev enson Danger, Derek Danielsand Dylan Davis. Also, Brandon Douglas, Cody Flowers, Kaleb Floyd, Jason Garcia, Luis Gomez, VincenteGomez, Coron Guajardo,Ramiro Guerrero, Lewis Ke wharding, Dalton Kiella, Quin ton Lindsey, Mario Lopez,Damian McWhorter and ScottieMeeks. And, Justin Rivera, Damian Rodriguez, Michael Rodriguez,William Roland, WestonSchraeder, Jean St. Louis, TysonSutton J.C. Thomas and WyattTyson. The managers are Austin Bar ber, Jesston Collom, PalmerKlein and Samuel Louis. HJHS Football Opens Tuesday HJHS Football Sept.16Hill-GustatAway2 2 3 3 D D e e S S o o t t o o H H O O M M E E 3Avon ParkAway Oct.7DeSotoAway 1 1 4 4 S S e e b b r r i i n n g g H H O O M M E E 21L Away 2 2 8 8 B B o o k k A A c c a a d d e e m m y y H H O O M M E E * *nr n n r n By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate Hardee golfers have had to battle both opponents and the af ternoon rains, getting only oneof two matches in last week. This week, the boys were to be at Palmetto on Monday andplay DeSoto at the home course,The Bluffs, on Tuesday, finish ing the week with a matchagainst Fort Meade at TorreyOaks. Next week, the boys playFrostproof and Lake Region atthe Lake Wales course on Thurs day,Sept. 18. Meanwhile, Hardee girls were set to play Haines City at the Di amondback course on Tuesdayat be at their home course, Tor rey Oaks for a visit today(Thursday) from Avon Park.Next week is a pair of homematches, against Mul-berry on Tuesday and Haines City onThursday. In the only girls match re ported to date, Hardee openedthe season at home on Aug. 26against Avon Park and Frost-proof. Freshman Hannah Revell has the low score of 45 to lead theyoung Hardee squad, which lostall five starters on the districtchampionship squad to gradua tion, noted Coach Byron Jarna gin. The only returnees aresenior Georgeanne Paris andjunior Shelby Dees. The newcomers to this year’s squad are juniors Josie Moore,Gabrielle Allen and Alex Rob-arts, soph Morgan and froshRevell, Shelby Gibson andEmily Patarini. Meanwhile, the Wildcats started the season on Sept. 2 with a quad match at homeagainst Port Charlotte, DeSotoand Fort Meade. Port Charlottewon with 164, followed byHardee at 178. Freshman Jett Dexter led Hardee in with a 41, while jun ior Jake Pendergrass had 42,junior Justin Davidson 47 andsoph Jhett See 48. Soph HunterScranton had 53 and freshmanZack Deuberry had 55. “There’s a lot of potential in this team and I see the scoresgetting better as the year goeson,” said Coach Val Patarini. Other members of the 2014 squad are senior Mike Heine andjuniors Andy Manley and RyanMoore. Both the boys and girls teams had their Thursday matchesrained out. It is unknown if anyof them will be rescheduled. Golf Teams Split The Showers By MARIA TRUJILLOOf The Herald-Advocate The final School Board budget hearing was held lastweek and all items on the listwere approved. During the Thursday after noon public hearing, boardmembers voted on millage rates,the budget and the use of schoolcapital outlay tax for fiscal year2014-15. All were approved ona 4-0 vote, with ChairmanThomas Trevino absent. Decreases can be seen in the overall budget, which droppedby $404,837 to $60.5 million.The total tax millage went from7.382 mills to 7.186. The millage rate is made up of four parts. Of the four, threeremained the same as the previ ous fiscal year. Those three aredetermined by the local SchoolBoard, and are the “basic discre tionary” at .748 mills, “addi tional discretionary operations”at 1.00 mill and “capital outlay”at .500 mill. The fourth part, mandated and set by the state, was loweredfrom 5.134 to 4.938 mills. Budget reductions were in federal programs, from $6.8 mil lion to $6.4 million; federalstimulus, from $221,537 to zero;the federal Race to the Topgrant, from $397,160 to$170,450; and capital projectsdropped by $118,037 to $1.8million. Increases were seen in the general fund, going from $47.4million to $47.9 million, and thefood service program, from $3.7million to $3.8 million. The third item the board voted on was the capital outlaytax, which will generate about$722,111. The money will beused to reimburse the general fund for maintenance, renova tion and repair expenses. With this money, the board is looking to replace or renovateair-conditioning chillers, con trols and equipment; purchasecomputer-related equipment,electronic learning devices anddigital classroom equipment;and buy two new school buses. Member Paul Samuels once again brought up an earlier con versation about buying a thirdbus. However, if the membersnow added in the purchase of athird bus, a new proposal wouldhave had to be prepared. Director of Finance Greg Harrelson said board memberscan vote later on in the year ifthey still want to purchase athird bus. The board voted 3-1 to ap prove the school capital outlaytax, with Samuels opposing. School Board OKs $60.5 Million 2014-15 Budget !"#$% SERVING HARDEE COUNTY 5 YEARS S&'(() +(,-.' -)/Pressure Washing #&(!%##&% #&(!%+)##&%) #&(!%+!####&%)nr .+(!*!!(##&% .&&# $!##!,(.&$'#*&,(&+%&&#") .&$'#*!%&&,(&+%&&#+''#!) The American Flag A symbol of Country Patriotism and Pride The following people purchased flags to be displayed during patrioticholidays along U.S. 17 in Bowling Green in honor or memory of their lovedones.4 Jackson Mosley, Jr. by the Faculty and Students at Hardee Junior High School 4 Eddyth Harward Albritton Lifelong resident of Bowling Green by David and Betty Durastanti 4 Bobby Byrd, United States Marines by Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home Wauchula 4 Arthur Albritton, United States Army National Guard by Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home Wauchula 4 Doyle Bryan, Retired Sheriff of Hardee County by Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home Wauchula 4 Paul Davis, Sr., United States Army National Guard by Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home Wauchula GOD BLESS AMERICA & may our flags long blow in the winds of Bowling Green The Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Committee soc9:11 0 151 6796:;< % JAN PLATT HARDEE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 4 700% Increase in Career and Professional Education Academics Keep Jan Platt working for ALL of our students. 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4A The Herald-Advocate, September 11, 2014 Obituaries In Memory CALLETANA B. HERNANDEZ Calletana B. Hernandez, age 88, of Wauchula, passedaway Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014,in Sebring. She was born Aug.7, 1926, in Fredericks-burg,Texas. She moved to HardeeCounty in 1968, coming fromBornie, Texas. Calletana was a loving mother and grandmother, shewas a homemaker in her lateryears but had worked as a Vot ing Pole Deputy and also atMancini Packing House. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Car-mel R. Hernandez Sr. and oneson, Daniel B. Hernandez. Calletana is survived by four sons, Abel B. (Fern) Her-nandez, Augustine B. Her-nandez, James B. Hernandezand Carmel R. (Connie) Her nandez Jr., all of Wau-chula;three daughters, Vir-ginia Her nandez of Sadona, Ariz.,Josephine (David) Garza ofWauchula and Lily (Moses)Herrera of Bowling Green;two brothers, Jessy and LucioBorjas, both of Texas; four sis ters, Julia Ramos, Herminia“Minnie” Flores, Rosalindaand Mary, all of Texas; 31grandchildren, 50 great-grand children and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation and Services were held Monday, Sept. 8,2014. Visitation was from 2 to3 p.m., with Services at 3 p.m.Burial followed in Wau-chulaCemetery. Online condolences may be made at pongerkaysgrady.com Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home & Cremation Services Wauchula D D O O N N I I A A B B E E A A T T R R I I C C E E H H U U G G H H E E S S Donia Beatrice Hughes, 90, of Wauchula, passed awaySunday, Sept. 7, 2014, atSomers Hospice House in Se bring. Born on April 4, 1924, in Reddick, she lived in HardeeCounty most of her life. Doniawas a preschool teacher at theLittle Red Schoolhouse andthe Pioneer Preschool. Shealso worked at Doris LambertDaycare and was a member ofFirst Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, TalmadgeHughes; brothers, Johnny,Cecil and Bob Redding; sis ters, Mary Dewees and EloiseAshe; and grandson, NicholasFryback. Donia is survived by one son, Donald Samuels and wifeMary of Bowling Green; twodaughters, Joyce Holton andhusband Leon of Punta Gordaand Elaine Fryback ofNiceville; one sister, LoisColavito of Wauchula; ninegrandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation was Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at RobartsGarden Chapel, 6 to 8 p.m.Funeral Services are Thurs-day, Sept. 11, at First Chris-tian Church at 10 a.m. with theRev. Darin Canary and theRev. Tom Hartman officiating.Interment will be in WauchulaCemetery.Expressions of comfort maybe made at robartsfh.com. 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She workedfor Lefty and Jane Durandoand was a member of CowboyUp Ministry. Brenda is survived by one son, Dusty Rymanowicz ofZolfo Springs; two daughters,Mary Luke and husbandDavid and Tracy Dansby andfianc Mike Powell, all ofZolfo Springs; one brother,Mike Braswell and wife Jean nie of Lakeland; two sisters,Bobbie Ingle and husbandRoger of Lakeland and WandaSummerall and husband Steveof Plant City; and 10 grand children, David and JoshuaLuke, Kaitlyn, Hunter, andLandon Powell, Chris-topherPaugh, Sara and Tyler Teuton,Austin Dansby and Jaxon Ry-manowicz. Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 4,2014, at 11 a.m. at the HardeeCounty Agri-Civic Centerwith Skipper Calder officiat ing.Expressions of comfort maybe made at robartsfh.com. Robarts Family FUNERAL HOME WAUCHULAWAUCHULA In Loving Memory In Memory EULA DELOIS SASSER ALLIGOOD April 17, 1926 September 1, 2014 Eula DeLois Sasser Al-li good, age 88, previously ofZolfo Springs, passed awayMonday, Sept. 1, 2014, inSarasota. Born to Clifton and Eula Sasser, DeLois was one ofseven children includingHenry, Luther, Robert, Hay-ward, Willa Mae and Ethel,all preceding her in death. Shewas also preceded in death byher son, Robert Alligood. She is lovingly remem bered by her immediate fam ily; son, Richard Alligood ofPecos, Texas; daughter,Pamela Alligood Watts ofSarasota; seven grandchildrenand five great-grandchildren. Jennings Funeral Home, Sarasota Bullying is a serious problem and it is important for parentsand adults who work with chil dren to become knowledgeableabout and to have the tools toaddress this issue. Even though bullying has been going on since the begin ning of time, research suggestsit is becoming more prevalentand the patterns of abuse are be coming more vicious. What exactly is bullying? How does it differ from normalchild behaviors? How can par ents help their child build re silience skills toward bullyingand other bad behaviors? What is bullying? — “A per son is being bullied when ex posed repeatedly, over time, tonegative actions on the part ofone or more other persons.” (Ol weus, 1991) To be labeled “Bul lying” it must be: H:@1:@5;:-8H&1<1@5@5B1HA>@2A8H:59.-8-:/1;2<;C1>These negative actions can be verbal or non-verbal, physical ornon-physical, and direct or indi rect in nature. Although typi cally viewed as a school-basedevent, bullying can and doesoccur at home, in the neighbor hood, on sports teams and inyouth groups. Verbal bullying is the most common form of bullying andthe most often ignored and unre ported. This form of bullyinguses words to harm a person’sphysical, moral or mental well-being and becomes a chronicsource of pain and hurt for manychildren. Physical bullying is most often used by boys and includeshitting, pushing, kicking, pinch ing, restraining, punching, pok ing, strangling, hair pulling,excessive tickling, biting, stab bing and shooting. A newer form of bullying is cyber bullying. No longer canparents count on seeing the tell-tale signs of bullying (such as abruise or black eye) because bul lying has moved into the cyberworld as well. Students areusing Instant Messaging, e-mail,chat rooms, blogging, textingand sexting to humiliate a peer. When does most bullying hap pen? — Generally it happens during points of transition forkids during their day, such as onthe playground, in hallways be tween classes, and on the schoolbus. Bullying is usually not ob served by adults. But it is very often observed by other kids andmay even be supported by peers.Witnesses hardly ever intervene. Who are the bullies? Bullies have a strong need to dominateand subdue others and to gettheir own way. They may be im pulsive and easily angered. Theymay also be defiant and aggres sive toward adults, in-cludingparents and teachers. They showlittle empathy to-ward studentswho are victimized. If they are boys, they are usu ally physically stronger thanboys their own age or peergroup. Contrary to popular belief most bullies have average orbetter than average self-esteem.They may even be among themost popular and socially con nected children in the classroom. Who are the victims of bully ing? — Bullies tend to pick on those who are quiet and sensi tive or stand out in some way:they’re taller or shorter, theywear braces, they’re overweightor have a disability. Childrenwho seek negative attentionfrom their peers also tend to getpicked on. They don’t “fit in.” The friends of bullies may be afraid to step in for fear of beingtargeted as well. Many bullied children think that adults will not help themand that telling on the bully willonly bring more harm. What are the consequences of bullying? — Children who bully tend to become aggressiveadults who stand a much higherchance than non-bullies of com mitting crimes. Victims of bullying may be come depressed, withdraw fromfriends and family, and stopdoing well in school, includingnot wanting to go to school atall. In extreme cases victimsmay attempt to end their victim ization by taking their own livesor the lives of their attackers. What can adults do? — Cre ate a safe environment for chil dren to tell you about being bul lied. For example, say, “Some times kids pick on other kids orsay mean things to them. Doesthis ever happen to you?” Teach your children to express themselves clearly yet tactfully.Help your child to use “I state ments,” such as “I am mad aboutyou picking on me. Stop it!”Most of the time bullies are noteven told to stop. Encourage children to stay in a crowd. Bullies usually pick onkids who are alone. Notify teachers, school per sonnel, coaches or youth leaderswhenever an incident happens.Be prepared to be persistentuntil some action is taken. Con nect with your child’s school byattending parent teacher confer ences, getting to know staff andadministrators, and volunteeringwhenever you can. By learning more about the issue of bullying, hopefully par ents and adults can help reduceexisting problems and preventthe development of future prob lems from happening in theirchildren’s lives. For information about a bully ing prevention presentation foryour school or agency, call theHardee Extension Office at 773-2164. Is Your Child Bullied?

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6A The Herald-Advocate, September 11, 2014 Even though you can hardly tell, summer is almost over. Kidshave returned to school, footballis back on TV, and hunting sea son has already been going onfor a month now in SouthFlorida. Finally, the time of year we’ve been waiting for is here. And although some of us still have to wait just a bit longer forour season to come in, most ofus have already finished our pre season scouting, and we’vehung our tree stands along well-traveled deer trails, next to a ma ture oak that’ll soon begindropping acorns. I don’t know about y’all, but I got a bad case of Buck Fever! Hunting season always comes in first in Zone A in SouthFlorida. Archery and crossbowseasons there started Aug. 2. Butthe boundary line between zonesA and C has changed this year. The new line now begins at the Gulf of Mexico and runsnortheast through Charlotte Har bor and up the Peace River untilit intersects with State Road 70.The line then follows SR 70,running east until it meets U.S.441 north of Lake Okeechobee.It then follows U.S. 441 south,where it proceeds around theeastern shore of Lake Okee chobee. The line then turns off U.S. 441 and onto SR 80 and runsjust a few miles before turningeast and following County Road880, running just a few miles be fore joining back up with U.S.98/441/SR 80/Sou-thern Boule vard until it reaches the AtlanticOcean. Zone B, which makes up part of the Green Swamp Basin, liessouth of SR 50, west of U.S. 441and the Kissimmee Water-way,north of SR 60 and east of theGulf of Mexico. This year,archery and crossbow seasonsthere start Oct. 18. The line that divides zones C and D begins at U.S. 27 at theFlorida-Georgia state line (inGadsden County) and runs southon U.S. 27 until it meets SR 61in Tallahassee. From there, itfollows SR 61, running southuntil it hits U.S. 319. There, the line follows U.S. 319, continu ing south to U.S. 98. It then runseast along U.S. 98 until it gets tothe Wakulla River, where theriver becomes the line, headingsouth until it meets the St.Mark’s River and continuesgoing downriver until it meetsthe Gulf. If you hunt west of that line, you’re in Zone D, where archeryand crossbow seasons begin onOct. 25 this year. In Zone C (eastof that line), archery and cross bow seasons open Sept. 13. To hunt during archery sea son, you’ll need a Florida hunt ing license and an archerypermit. During crossbow season,you’ll need a hunting licenseand crossbow permit. If you’re aFlorida resident, an annual hunt ing license will cost $17. Non residents have the choice ofpaying $46.50 for a 10-day li cense or $151.50 for 12 months.Archery and crossbow permitscost just $5 each, and all deerhunters must have the $5 deerpermit. Anyone planning on hunting one of Florida’s many WildlifeManagement Areas must pur chase a management area permitfor $26.50. And don’t forget to pick up the WMA brochure for the areayou wish to hunt, because hunt ing season dates on many of theareas often differ from zonaldates. You can pick up a copy ofWMA brochures at your localtax collector’s office or readthem at MyFWC.com/Hunting. During archery season and that part of crossbow season thatruns concurrent with archery,you can take both legal bucksand antlerless deer (except forspotted fawns). But after archeryends, during the remaining por tion of the crossbow season,only legal bucks may be taken. The daily bag limit on deer is two. Bag limits for deer onWMAs can differ, so check thespecifics of the area before youhunt. You can hunt wild hogs on private lands year-round with nobag or size limits. On mostWMAs, there’s also no bag orsize limits, and hogs are legal totake during most hunting sea sons except spring turkey. On afew WMAs though, bag and sizelimits do apply, so be sure tocheck the brochure for the spe cific area to be certain. It’s also legal to shoot gob blers and bearded turkeys duringarchery and crossbow seasons,assuming you have a turkey per mit ($10 for residents, $125 fornonresidents). You can now taketwo turkeys in a single day onprivate lands, but the two-birdfall-season limit still applies,and the daily bag limit forturkeys is still one on WMAs.It’s against the law to huntturkeys in Holmes County in thefall, and it’s illegal to shoot themwhile they’re on the roost, overbait, when you’re within 100yards of a game-feeding stationwhen bait is present or with theaid of recorded turkey calls. The archery permit allows you to bow hunt during thearchery season. On private prop erty, a crossbow permit enablesyou to hunt during the crossbowseason with either a crossbow ora bow. On WMAs, only hunterswith a disabled crossbow permitare allowed to use crossbowsduring archery season. All bowsmust have a minimum drawweight of 35 pounds, and hand-held releases are permitted. Forhunting deer, hogs and turkeys,broadheads must have at leasttwo sharpened edges with a min imum width of 7/8 inch. Enjoy the season we’ve been waiting for! Hunting Season’s Here! Keepsake Editions Hurricanes Charley, Frances and Jeanne Original Newspaper Copies In case you lost your copy from 2004 or were in the midst of turmoil and didn’t put one back to save, we have copies available. Packet of All Three Hurricanes including pictures of destruction, all for only $5.00. Come by The Herald-Advocate %%( th Avenue Monday Friday "' %" !#$ Thank You Thank you to all who supported me through this campaign, whether it be through your thoughts,prayers or your vote, it was greatly appreciated. Iwould like to say a special thanks to my father-in-lawfor all his help and time he invested into helping mewith my campaign. My family and I truly enjoyed theselast several months, being out talking with people in the community, and all the positive feedback we received. Congratulations to Paul Samuels and thank you for running a positive campaign. God Bless, and once again thank you, Andrew B. Smith 9:11p PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC AVAILABILITY OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INFORMATION Pursuant to Section 324 of the Emergency Planning and Communi ty Right-to-Know act of 1986 (EPCRA), the following information is available to the public upon request during normal business hours by contacting the Florida, District VII, L ocal Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) for Hazardous Materials. Hazardous Material Safety Data Sheets Facility Hazardous Chemical Inventory Forms Section 304 Chemical Release Follow-up Notifications District VII, LEPC Hazardous Materials Emergency Plan The District VII LEPC services residents of DeSoto, Hardee, Hig hlands, Okeechobee, and Polk Counties.EPCRA requires that any business that regularly uses, handles or stores certain hazardous chemicals register with State and local regulatory agencies. If y ou have never registered or wish to verify your requirement to register, contact the LEPC at the address or phone number listed below. If you have previously complied, be sure your notifications are current – penalties for non-compliance are severe.To obtain notification information or to learn more about EPCRA, please contact: Florida District VII LEPC 555 East Church Street P.O. Box 2089 Bartow, Florida 33831 863-534-7130 ext. 107 9:11c Thank You Hardee County “I am humbled and thankful for this opportunity and for the chance to meet somany good people in Hardee County. Myfamily and I are grateful for all the amazingsupport we have received.” Remember to vote Russell A. Melendy for Hardee County Commission, District 4 on Tuesday, November 4th. 9:11p Political advertisment paid for & approved by Russell Melendy, Republican, for Hardee County Commission, Dist rict 4 &"'(%$,%&( n,***! rectchevy.com R OBBY E LLIOTT !$)!('"" !'&!$'$$! %&' (%%#' !#( 9:11c Each and every day there are individuals within this countywho perform what may seem toothers as menial tasks but are ac tually important in maintainingthe necessary services to thecommunity as a whole. These are the men and women who consistently dedicate theirdays in working for the Board ofCounty Commis-sioners. They endeavor to see to it that streets are clean, medians aremowed, roads are repaired andclean water is continually flow ing for the residents and visitorsof Hardee County. And do notforget the wastewater removaland treatment as well as thewaste management as a whole. It is a combined “team effort” that keeps things running andservices consistently provided. Within the fire service, I have seen how important the otherservices are to this county be cause without many of them thefirefighters would not be able todo their jobs. Without the in frastructure of the provision ofclean water and removal ofwaste, we would not have hy drants to keep our fire-trucktanks filled. Without fleet main tenance, our fire engines andambulances would always bebroken down. Without road andbridge, we would not have roadsto be able to reach your home. The list goes on and on and on and leads to the same conclu sion. Every service within Hardee County is important, andthe men and women who servethere are vital to the forwardmotion of the county. Do I, as the fire chief, have a special place in my heart forfirefighters? Absolutely! However, I also have an understanding that Ineed the building department,fleet maintenance, facilities, andall of the other departments toensure that those I lead haveeverything they need to be ableto better serve you. As the headline states, the men and women who serve inevery capacity within HardeeCounty are dedicated public ser vants who often work behind thescenes to ensure the residentsand visitors of Hardee Countyare provided with the best andsafest services possible. Thank you to all those who serve. Menial Task? No! It’s Dedicated Public Service PHOTO BY MICHAEL KELLY Wauchula resident Kellon Durrance caught this 38-inch snook while fis hing in Sarasota on Labor Day. He used a live pinfish for bait to entice the over-s lot sized fish to bite along with a few others including a keeper-sized fish. Snook must be between 28 and 33 inches to keep, and the limit is one per person per day. The f all season opened Sept. 1 and will close Dec. 1. Snook populations have recovered well from the 2 010 cold spell that hurt the species and prompted the Florida Fish and Wildlife Con servation Commis sion to close the season for three years. Nice catches have been reported f rom area fisherman in both saltwater and in the Peace River. SUPER SNOOK

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September 11, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 7A Every time I see Dolly Parton on TV, it reminds me that truly all people are not born equal. –––––– Humbly I ask upon passing, I ask not for my friends and family to pay their respects but instead pay my funeral bill. Who knows,maybe it might improve my credit ratings. –––––– Red Skelton said one night on his TV show that his dentist upon examination told him that he had a perfect set of teeth, but unfortu nately his gums had to go. –––––– I recall back in my school years when our teacher wanted us to remember something, she would tell us to make a mental note. Nowhere I am some 60 years later and to be honest with you I am justabout out of mental ink. –––––– I have made it absolutely clear to all my friends and family that should they need a favor, I am no favor, I am never further awaythan their billfold. –––––– If we are not honest, then we dont really have that much left to be proud of, now do we? –––––– Man believes that he is superior to animals, but how many cats and dogs have you every heard of signing into rehab for drugs or al cohol or for whatever? –––––– Oh, I almost forgot to tell you the first American astronauts to land on the moon went fishing on the Sea of Tranquility. They saidthe fishing up there was out of this world. –––––– Tears never wash away all of the pain. –––––– Time is definitely not people-friendly. Graveyards and tomb stones around the globe are a silent testimony to this cold fact. –––––– Never ask a thief if there is honor among thieves, because he might suspect that you think he is an immoral person, as well as hislawless friends. –––––– The only woman that I have ever heard of to be referred to by her initials is A.B. Staddard on Fox News. She is a Fox News con tributor.Truman A. Thomas, 77, is an Avon Park resident with many friendsand associates in Hardee County. He is the father of Sherry Whiteof Wauchula, and is a retired salesman and former r adio disc jockey whose morning show topped the Nielsen Ratings. A self-described“little boy captive in an old man’s body,” he can be reached at 453-3589 or by writing 1098 Memorial Dr., Avon Park, FL 33825. Jokes & Philosophies With A Little Dab Of Common Sense By Truman A. Thomas COMMUNITY Calendar THURSDAY, SEPT. 11 Hardee County Economic Development Authority,review meeting, CommissionChambers, Room 102,Courthouse Annex I, 412 W.Orange St., Wauchula, 8:30a.m. Hardee Democrats, monthly meeting, PandaRestaurant, 806 S. Sixth Ave.(U.S. 17 South), Wauchula, 6p.m. MONDAY, SEPT. 15 Hardee County Economic Development Authority,follow-up meeting, Commis-sion Chambers, Room 102,Courthouse Annex I, 412 W.Orange St., Wauchula, 8:30a.m. Zolfo Springs Town Commission, first publicbudget hearing and regularmeeting, Town Hall, 3210U.S. 17 North, Zolfo Springs,6 p.m. TUESDAY, SEPT. 16 Hardee County Indigent (Health) Board public budgethearing, Commission Cham-bers, Room 102, CourthouseAnnex I, 412 W. Orange St.,Wauchula, 8:30 a.m. Don’t Be Shy, Join In On The Adventure!FOR RESERVATIONSCall Trey 863-832-2102or email kuleanaadventures@gmail.compeaceriveradventures.com River Cleanup In Conjunction With National Coastal Cleanup Day Join Us To Clean Up Peace River Coast Volunteers float down river collecting unwanted debris. Free kayaks, canoes & paddle boards will be provided for tho se who sign up. Meet at Pioneer Park at 8am Saturday, September 20th 9:11c INFORMATION Roundup $$ Available For Home Repairs Low income households needing assistance withhome repairs can apply now. Contact the Hardee County Community Develop-mentOffice, Room 201, 412 W. Or ange St., Wauchula, call 863-773-6349 orwww.hardeecounty.net. Help Families With Illness Can you pet sit, answer phones, run errands, read tosomeone, help in fund-rais ing? Volunteers do theseand other tasks for patientsand families under the care ofCornerstone Hospice andPalliative Care. To pre-register for volun teer training on Sept. 24 from8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. contactvolunteer specialist DorothyL. Harris at 863-382-4563.Lunch and snacks will be pro vided for the day-long meet ing at Cornerstone, Suite 3,209 N. Ridgewood Dr., Se bring. Advocate For N.H. Residents Would you like to help en sure that people in nursinghomes and assisted living fa cilities are treated with dignityand respect and get the serv ices they need? Be a volunteer in the free, confidential Florida Ombuds man Program and get train ing and participate in monthlymeetings. To learn more, visitthe websiteombudsman.myflorida.com,search on Facebook or calltoll-free at 1-888-831-0404. Bowling Green Has Bash on Saturday A community bash will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at5042 Martin Luther King Dr.,Bowling Green, with food,vendors, children’s entertain ment, health screening and aguest speaker you won’twant to miss. The event is sponsored by the Church of God and TrueHoliness Outreach. PastorWinfred Smith invites every one to join in the day of com munity fun. 9:11,18c

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8A The Herald-Advocate, September 11, 2014 Collecting Q: My grandpa was a traveling salesmanthroughout the 1930sand '40s. He managedto accumulate morethan 200 vintage neck ties, and I inherited hiscollection a number ofyears ago. Some of themore interesting ones,at least to me, are thehand painted with Westernthemes. I am now in theprocess of downsizing and hateto just donate this collection toa charity. I hope you can rec ommend someone who wouldmore fully appreciate thesewonderful ties. —Cynthia, Largo, Fla. A: Barry Hautala is a collec tor who has more than 10,000neckties in his personal collec tion. I spoke to him about theones you have, and even thoughhe said he has become extremelyselective, he has agreed to adviseyou and share his expertise. Hisaddress is 1860 Greentree Drive,Plover, WI 54467. He suggests you check out an excellent website www.kollec torsnastyoldties.com www.kol lectorsnastyoldties.com(KNOT)for general information aboutthis field of collecting. One ofthe better references is "Fit-To-Be-Tied" by Dr. Ron Spark andpublished by Abbeville Press. Q: My mom and I have col lected salt and pepper shakersfor more than 30 years. Canyou recommend a good priceguide to help us determine cur rent values? —Peg, St. Charles, Mo. A: Although there are several guides available,I especially like the"Antique Trader Salt &Pepper Shaker PriceGuide" by Mark F.Moran and published byKrause Books. Morethan 1,000 salt and pep per shakers are arranged into two sensible cate gories: shakers by form andshakers by maker. Each listingincludes a color photo for posi tive identification, along with adescription, history and pricingthat I think accurately reflects themarketplace. Q: Recently, I bought a set of four berry bowls in theHomespun pattern. They arepink in color. I paid $25 for theset of four at a church sale. DidI get a good bargain? —Susan, Chesterfield, Mo A: According to "Warman's Depression Glass: A Value andIdentification Guide" by Ellen T.Schroy and published by KrauseBooks, your pattern was made bythe Jeannette Glass Company ofJeannette, Pa., between 1939 and1949. Schroy lists your bowls for$15 each, so yes, you got a bar gain.Write to Larry Cox in care ofKFWS, P.O. Box 536475, Or lando, FL 32853-6475, or sende-mail to questionsforcox@aol.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 When someone catches sight of a panther or black bear andreports it to the Florida Fish &Wildlife Conservation Com-mission, the agency’s biologistsmay use that sighting to help re search and manage thosespecies. Already, the public’s willing ness to report where they seepanthers and black bears inFlorida is having a positive im pact on what is known aboutwhere these large mammals liveand reproduce in the state. Based on two years of online public reporting of panthersightings and nearly one year ofonline reports of bear sightings,biologists know more aboutwhat areas of Florida provide vi able habitat for these species. A total of 1,537 Florida pan ther sightings were reported asof June 2014, of which 275 havebeen verified as panthers basedon photos of the animal or itsfootprints. This includes the firstverification of a panther sightednear the Green Swamp north ofInterstate 4 in Central Florida.Primarily, the verified panthersightings are in SouthwestFlorida. There also were a total of 2,257 Florida black bear sight ing reports as of June 2014, withmore than 500 of those reportscontaining uploaded photo graphs. Sightings of bears werereported in 59 of the state’s 67counties. The FWC continues to collect panther sightings at MyFWC.-com/PantherSightings, and bearsightings at MyFWC.com/-BearSightings. Here people also can find in formation about the animals, in cluding how to identify them,what to do or not do if they seeone, and a Google map makingit easy to pinpoint the sightinglocation. “Someone’s excitement about seeing a Florida panther or blackbear may translate into impor tant scientific information if thatsighting is reported to theFWC,” said Carol Knox, theFWC’s Imperiled Species Man agement section leader. “The FWC is pleased that so many people are making the ef fort to be citizen scientists andsharing their sightings of pan thers and bears. By doing so,they are contributing to conser vation of Florida’s largest landmammals,” she added. Soon, cooler weather will be on the way and more people willbe resuming their outdoor pur suits. “We hope people going out doors to hunt, hike or pursueother recreational activities re member to share their bearsightings with us, particularly ifit is a mother bear with cubs,”said FWC bear biologist BrianScheick. Report Bear Or Panther Sightings In Other Action The Wauchula City Commissionalso approved the followingitems during its 45-minute meet ing on Monday evening. Com missioner Peter Preston wasabsent. The items were: ; presenting the monthly curb appeal award to Larry and JillRoberts for the restoration andupgrades at the historic 1905Beeson home at 213 S. SeventhAvenue. Jill Roberts said shehopes others will buy historichomes and maintain them. M36?;@;EF7D76F:7A3F:A8A8 fice to commissioner-elect SherriAlbritton and Neda Cobb, Rus sell Smith and Ken Lambert,who were re-elected without op position. Keith Nadaskay waschosen to continue as Mayor andCobb was chosen as Mayor ProTem. M3BBDAH768;DEFD736;@9A8 Ordinance 2014-12 approving the tentative budget for 1014-15.The final budget hearing is setfor Sept. 22 at 5:05 p.m. also atCommission Chambers, 225 E.Main Street. The annual financial report was also approved. MD7H;7I76F:78AGDF:CG3DF7D pension board report and review.At the end of July 31, the fundwas in good condition with a bal ance of $16,458,634. M3BBDAH763BDA5>3?3F;A@A8 Constitution Week Sept. 17-13.Local DAR chapter presidentCarol M. Knight said the consti tution is on display at the HardeeCounty Library all month andpeople need to honor and obey it.The next commission meetingsare its monthly workshop on Oct.6 at 5 p.m. and monthly meetingon Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. Both areheld in Historic City Hall, 225 E.Main Street in Wauchula. Florida Crop Update Week Ending: September 7, 2014 Rainy, Hot Week Weather Summary: According to Florida’s Automated Weather Network (FAWN), rainfall ranged from 0.22 to 6.83 inchesthis past week. Live Oak (Suwannee County) received the most rainwith 6.83 inches, followed by MacClenny (Baker County) with 6.38inches. Per the U.S. Drought Monitor, Florida was 69 percentdrought free this past week. Temperatures ranged from 69 to 96across the State. The highest temperature was 96 degrees in Dover(Hillsborough County), MacClenny (Baker County), and Avalon(Orange County). The lowest temperature in the State was 69 de grees in Defuniak Springs (Walton County), Quincy (GadsdenCounty), and Joshua (DeSoto County). Field Crops: There was an average of 6.4 days suitable for field work, down slightly from 6.6 days the previous week. Farmers inEscambia County finished harvesting corn. Cotton was in fair con dition across the Panhandle, with some hurt by disease. Army wormswere still a problem in parts of the Panhandle as was white mold onpeanuts. Peanut harvest has not begun in the Panhandle, but hadstarted in Dixie County. Peanut condition was mostly good for theState. Sugarcane planting in Palm Beach County had started. Citrus: Rainfall in the citrus producing area this past wee k was widespread and heavy. All stations received some precipitation.Twenty-one stations received more than an inch and six receivedmore than three inches. Lake Alfred (Polk County) received the mostat 5.06 inches, followed by St. Lucie West (St. Lucie County) with4.58 inches. Palmdale (Glades County) recorded the least precipi tation with 0.22 inches. Daytime high temperatures were hot, reach ing the low to mid 90s in all citrus producing counties. As per theU.S. Drought Monitor, last updated September 2, 2014, abnormallydry conditions have returned to the western production area. Allother citrus producing regions in Florida remain drought free. Next season’s crop is progressing well. Growers and caretakers are mowing, irrigating, treating existing trees affected with greening,and giving care to new resets. Fruit and Vegetables: Southwest Florida received scattered showers throughout the week. Vegetable growers in southwestFlorida continued preparing land, laying plastic, and planting fallvegetables. Fruits and vegetables being planted in Miami-DadeCounty included okra, boniato, and malanga; being harvested in cluded okra, boniato, avocado, malanga, and bitter melon. Livestock and Pastures: Rain in Jefferson County improved moisture levels for pastures this past week. Okeechobee County hadmany pastures with standing water and cattle look well hydrated.Statewide, the cattle and pasture condition was mostly good. Dear Editor: Not all heroes wear capes. From the bottom of our hearts, the De La Garza and the Hinojosfamilies want to give a big thankyou for saving the life of MiguelGomez, who was recently in acar accident on SR 62 thatwould have cost him his life. But, Israel Rangel Rodriguez came to his rescue to save him. Miguel is in stable condition as of now. Futhermore, we truly need more people like yourself in thisworld and we wanted to let thewhole of Hardee County knowhow truly blessed we are foryour kindness. God bless you and your fam ily. Sincerely,Narce Hinojos A Hardee County Fire-Rescuespokesperson said that agencywas dispatched to the area at 10a.m. on Aug. 30. Rescue workerstreated Gomez prior to trans porting him via medical helicop ter to Lakeland Regional Medical Center because of theserious nature of his injuries.Gomez described being in an ac cident, and being ejected fromthe vehicle. The driver left thescene, he said, leaving him bythe side of the road for severalhours. Rodriguez saw him andstopped to render aid. Letter To The Editor Families SendThanks To Hero Rodriguez NEWS WE CAN USE Here are two items of impor tance to seniors. FLU SHOTS Late September or early Octo ber is not too soon to get yourflu shot. Now would be a goodtime to plan for it. The Centersfor Disease Control and Preven tion says the flu season can startas early as the beginning of Oc tober. Did you know: There's a spe cial high-dose flu vaccine forseniors age 65 and older? Thereason is that the regular dosedoesn't always protect us be-cause our immune system oftenis weakened. This vaccine isfour times as strong, setting up abetter immune response. Did you know: That Medicare will pay for the vaccine?(As will most insurance underthe Affordable Care Act.) Did you know: You don't have to go to your doctor to get the flushot. There are numerous otherlocations. To find a flu shot inyour area, begin scouting the In ternet at sites like cvs.com orflushot.health-map.org, or callyour local pharmacy. MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT Open enrollment for Medicare begins Oct. 15 to changefrom the Original to an Advan-tage Plan, or vice versa. Don'tconfuse this with the Health In surance Marketplace, whichopens enrollment a month later.As a Medicare beneficiary, it'sillegal for a Marketplace com pany to sell you a Marketplaceplan, so don't be taken in. But there is a caveat: If you have a Marketplace plan andthink you'll sign up for Medi-care later, beware that you mightbe subject to a lifelong penaltyif you enroll late. Because of the variety of situ ations (Marketplace versusMedicare, Part A versus Parts Aand B), your best bet is to get ad vice from Medicare before thesignup period begins if you'renow moving from Marketplaceto Medicare. Call them at 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227).Matilda Charles regrets that shecannot personally answerreader questions, but will incor porate them into her columnwhenever possible. Send emailto columnreply2@gmail.com. S ENIOR N EWS L INE by Matilda Charles Motorists are seeing the cheapest September gas pricessince 2010. Compared to this time last year, the national average pricefor a gallon of regular unleadedis 14 cents lower. It’s 19 centscheaper in Florida, 14 cents inGeorgia and 16 cents in Ten nessee. A recent report from the U.S. Labor Department is keepingdownward pressure on the pricesof oil and gasoline. According tothe report, U.S. employersadded the fewest number of jobsthis year in August. "Demand typically eases going into the fall, but a highjobless report causes speculationthat demand for gasoline may beeven lower," said Mark Jenkins,spokesman, AAA — The AutoClub Group. "This report combined with easing geo-political tensions be tween Russian and Ukraine andrefineries beginning to switchfrom summer to winter-blendfuels, all continue to placedownward pressure on what isalready unseasonably low gasprices. This continued trend could push gas prices below $3a gallon, in some markets, be fore the end of the year." Oil prices hit a seven-month low this week. The price for abarrel of WTI on the NYMEXclosed at $93.29 on Friday, a$2.67 decline over last week'sclose of $95.96. Meanwhile, gas prices fluctu ated last week. The averageprice for a gallon of regular un leaded is the same as last Sun day’s nationwide, one centcheaper in Florida, three centsmore in Georgia and the same inTennessee. "Some markets are seeing more expensive gasoline com pared to last week," Jenkins con tinued. "Much of that has to dowith demand jumping during theLabor Day weekend, causinglower supplies and higherprices. It is possible that pricescould inch up toward the middleof the month as refineries pre pare to switch to the cheaper-to-produce winter-blend gas-olineon Sept. 15, but prices usuallyfall through the remainder of theyear.” Gas Prices Fall With The Season Q: I heard a horror story from an old college friendabout her apartment's pipesspringing a leak in the winter time, and the maintenancecrew not addressing it for days.I don't know what I would doin the same situation. Do youhave any advice? —Taysha L., Alexandria, Va. A: You definitely can mini mize damage from a broken pipeor uncontrolled water leak inyour apartment, even before themaintenance person arrives.Here are steps to follow: M+7H;7IKAGD3B3DF?7@FE lease and information packettoday. These papers include in structions on contacting leasingmanagement or maintenance inan emergency. M"@7?7D97@5;7EEG5:3E water leaks, apartment commu nities normally specify thatmaintenance will be on sitewithin 24 hours, and often muchsooner. Take note of their exacttime frames. M3?;>;3D;L7KAGDE7>8I;F:F:7 apartment's water shutoff valves. You will at least have shutoffs under the sink (for the hot andcold water) and behind/besidethe toilet. There also should be ashutoff for the water heater (if it'sinside your apartment). M"83I3F7D>73=A55GDE>A53F7 the source of the leak as quicklyas possible. Close the nearestshutoff valve, if possible. Put abucket underneath the leak anduse towels to sop up any spilledwater. MA@F35FF:7>73E;@9A88;57AD the maintenance number imme diately. Describe the problem, itslocation and the time that theleak occurred. M"8;FE38F7D:AGDE3@6F:7E7 emergencies always seem to hap pen after hours), the on-callmaintenance person should callyou back, usually within an hour,to provide further instructions. What if there's no shutoff for the pipe that's leaking? The mostimportant thing is to try and min imize the water damage until thewater can be shut off (sometimesthe shutoff is located elsewherein the apartment building and canonly be accessed by mainte nance). Keep a bucket under thearea and empty it before it getstoo full. What if maintenance takes days to address the leak? Keep arecord of dates and times of thecalls you made, and when the re pair was made. Meantime, ifmaintenance can't get to thebuilding for some reason — suchas a snowstorm — ask the on-call person if the shutoff is acces sible so that you can stop thewater from flowing in. HOME TIP: Apartment resi dents need to be just as familiaras homeowners with the loca tions of water shutoff valves andelectrical panel shutoffs, so theycan react quickly in a mainte nance emergency. Send your questions or home tipsto ask@thisisahammer.com. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. This Is A Hammer By Samantha Mazzotta DEAR PAW'S CORNER: Both my dogs and my cat areterrified by thunderstorms,and they run, hide under fur niture, and howl and yowl untilthe storm passes. How can Istop this behavior? —Frustrated in Fort Myers DEAR FRUSTRATED: Fear and anxiety during storms is avery common issue among dogsand cats, and not one that can beeasily or fully resolved. How ever, there are steps you can taketo ease their fear. Keep an eye on weather fore casts: note if a storm is forecast,and what time it's likely to reachyour area. About 30 minutes to an hour before a storm strikes (or as soonas possible ahead of the storm),place your pets in a designated“safe room” — one that has theirbedding, toys, water and no largefurniture. If possible, it shouldn'thave a window; if it does, put upheavy curtains to block the light from lightning flashes, and addweather stripping to reduce rat tling. (A closet or bathroom maywork, too.) For the first few storms, sit in the room with them. Be verycalm, and speak in a calm voice. Cuddle with your pets, feed them a few treats if they don'twhine, and if they show interestin their toys, play with them. Once they're less fearful using the safe room, reduce the timeyou spend with them duringstorms. Give them a treat whenthe storm is over. Don't treat storm-related anxi ety as a disciplinary issue. It's anissue of your pets needing to feelsecure from external threats. Ifthe method above doesn't lessenthe issue, speak to their veteri narian about other ways to easetheir anxiety.Send your questions or com ments to ask@pawscorner.com. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. Paw s Corner By Sam Mazzotta CHICKEN AND MACA RONI SOUP September and Soup: Two good "S" words that just seem tosay "Supper" when combined!1 cup chopped onion1 cup shredded carrots1 (10 3/4-ounce) can reduced-fat cream of chicken soup1 (14-ounce) can lower-sodiumchicken broth1/3 cup nonfat dry milk pow der1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes1 1/2 cups diced cookedchicken breast1/2 cup frozen peas1/3 cup uncooked elbow mac aroni 1. In a medium saucepan sprayed with butter-flavoredcooking spray, saute onion andcarrots for 8 minutes. 2. Stir in chicken soup, chicken broth, dry milk powderand parsley flakes. Add chicken,peas and uncooked macaroni.Mix well to combine. 3. Continue cooking for 8 to 10 minutes or until macaroni istender and mixture is heatedthrough, stirring occasionally.Makes 4 (1 1/3 cup) servings. M35:E7DH;@97CG3>E calories, 3g fat, 24g protein, 25gcarb., 540mg sodium, 3g fiber;Diabetic Exchanges: 2 Meat, 1Starch, 1 Vegetable. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. 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September 11, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 9A Dear Editor: It’s difficult what to make of the “Editor’s Note” followingthe publication of Hank Kuhl-man’s letter to the editor in theAugust 14, 2014, Herald Advo cate (“Heavy Industry, MiningHarm a Rural Life Style”). Isn’tit odd that the “Editor’s Note” istwice again as long as the letterit’s meant to comment on? Thenwhen you read the content of the“Note” it appears to be a defenseof the phosphate mining indus try, but it’s all flung togetherwith no apparent rhyme or rea son and much of it seems to bebased on the kind of inflatedfantasy world that Mosaic de scribes in their media advertise ments — which has little basisin fact. I would like to comment,however, on just a few of the re marks that were made on bothsides… Mr. Kuhlman’s point is welltaken — that where there wereonce cattle pastures and orangegroves the post-mining land scape is worth little more thanwaste disposal sites. The editorstates in Mosaic’s defense that“The state requires 80% ofmined area to be covered by de sirable vegetation within 3years. Mosaic’s goal is 100%vegetation in 2 years.” I consulted the latest “Rate of Reclamation” report posted on line by the Florida Departmentof Environmental Protection. Asof 2010 Mosaic was responsiblefor having mined 127,000 acressince 1975 (the year mandatoryreclamation began). Of that totalless than 41,000 acres, or 32%,had been “reclaimed and re leased.” An additional 46,000acres were “revegetated” to “in dustrial use” standards. (I thinkwe can assumed this land is cov ered with cogon grass, BrazilianPeppers, Malaluca trees andother undesirable invasive non-native plants which thrive in en vironments where the soil hasbeen disturbed and is of lowgrade). So, nevermind what Mosaic’s goal is, the fact on the ground isthat they’re woefully remiss inreturning mined land to anythingremotely resembling what it waslike before mining. According toSWFMWD's 1999-2000 landuse/land cover mapping, of theestimated 48,775 acres of minedsoils in Hillsborough and Polkcounties, only 675 acres (justover 1%) are in citrus, 33 acresin row crops, and 6 acres innurseries/vineyards (probablysod farms). Roughly 3,510 acres(7.2%) is classified cropland/pastureland and 202 acres isclassified as open rural land. The “Editor’s Note” states: “Mining is often 70 feet deep,and this alters the natural shal low water system. Mining com panies often hold back somerainfall to use in the miningprocess to reduce deep wellwater pumping which lessensthe natural rain runoff.” This istrue. It is established fact thatdisruption of the surficialaquifer alters underground flowpatterns and the whole strip min ing process disrupts surface flowof rainwater. Phosphate miningis one of the main culprits in theloss of flowing springs (Kissen gen Springs, Bartow, 1950) andin the loss of base flow in theUpper Peace River (north ofFort Meade). This should be ofutmost importance to the futureof Hardee County which de pends on water for its agricul tural economy. The following map, created by the US Geological Survey,was submitted to the ArmyCorps of Engineers for consid eration in the Area-wide Envi ronmental Impact Study. Thismap, as explained in the inset,depicts the areas of greatest fluc tuation of ground water pressuredue to pumping. It lies mainly inthe southwestern portion ofHardee County and indicates 20feet or more of fluctuation. Youdon’t have to be a genius to an ticipate what the additionalpumping of millions of gallonsof ground water for phosphatemining operations will mean toagriculture in this vulnerablearea. The “Editor’s Note” states: “Mining is going to be a fact oflife in Hardee County for thenext several decades.” This ad mission is as pathetic as it is sad.Most places would considerphosphate mining an un-speak able curse, but gullible HardeeCounty politicians em-brace itwith open arms. “The next sev eral decades” is an underestima tion. In fact the county willprobably never recover from thedestruction of the natural envi ronment caused by phosphatemining. Mr. Kuhlman is correct:“All the king’s horses and mencan not put (Hardee County) to gether again.” The phosphate industry is vir tually self-regulated. It main tains very tight control of anyinformation regarding the trueeffects of its predations. Mostscientific research is limited tostudies commissioned by theFlorida Industrial and Phos-phate Research institute in Bar tow which is generallyconsidered partisan and servesthe interests of the industry. Allof the data which supports minepermits is provided by a cabal ofenvironmental consultants usedby the industry and who rely onthe perpetuation of the industryfor their existence. Only in theevent of lawsuits have objectivescientists been able to obtaindata from “reclaimed” phos phate land, and most of theirconclusions condemned recla mations ef-forts. If the true environmental and public safety impacts of phos phate mining are ever properlyresearched and documented Ithink the phosphate mining in dustry would be terminated im mediately. Consider whatrecently happened in Toledo,Ohio. The water supply for theentire city was compromised bya toxic algae bloom. And whatcaused the bloom? Runoff fromthe excessive use of phosphatefertilizers. That’s why there areseasonal bans on phosphate fer tilizers in some places in Florida— the same thing is going onhere. It also explains the “deadzone” where the MississippiRiver enters the Gulf of Mexico. Currently Mosaic uses their vast financial resources to dupethe public through a blitz ofclever media advertisements,and to influence public opinionthrough their charitable dona tions. That, in my estimation, isthe only thing that distinguishesMosaic from all the variousphosphate and fertilizer compa nies that preceded them — theyare consummate masters of de ception. There’s more to be said on this subject… I would suggestyour readers visit our websitewww. protectpeaceriver.org andread our comments on the failedUS Army Corps of EngineersArea-wide Environmental Im pact Study. Dennis MaderPeople for Protecting Peace River Ona, FL Letter To The Editor Mosaic Has Not Done AGood Job On Reclama tion Your Business Could Appear Here!Nancy Davis, Kim Reas or Trayce Daniels The Herald Advocate 773-3255 or www.TheHeraldAdvocate.com WIN $40 GIFT CERTIFICATE SEE ORANGE & BLUE WILDCAT PAGE SECTION “C” FOR ENTRY FORM (Contest Held Weekly Be a Winner) Pages From The Past From The Herald-AdvocateOf Thursday, Sept. 14, 1972 Front-Page Headlines: Mother Of Six Electrocuted By Floor Buffer Wauchula Moves To Penalize Owners Of Offending Pets Owner Of Controversial ‘Private’ Road Gets Bill Only One Runoff Seen: Big Voter Turnout Decides Contest SFSC HostsEngineeringInfo Session South Florida State College will hold an information sessionfor pre-engineering studentsnext week. The session is Thursday, Sept. 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Room138/150 in the Dr. Norman L.Stephens Jr. Health & ScienceEducation Center on the High lands Campus. Math and science faculty and advisors will speak about themathematics and sciencescourses available to pre-engi neering students who wish tocomplete their first two years ofcollege at SFSC. The information session will help current and prospective stu dents develop a clear under standing of the courses they arerequired to take and the se-quence in which they are of-fered, so that they can stay ontrack for eventual transfer into abachelor’s degree program at afour-year college or university. Pre-engineering students, prospective students, and theirparents are invited to the pro gram. For more information,contact Dr. Kimberly Batty-Her bert, dean, arts and sciences, at784-7329 or battyhek@-south florida.edu. BIBLE TRIVIA By Wilson Casey 1. Is the book of Ezekiel in the Old or New Testament orneither? 2. What "woman of ..." is the only woman in the Bible (KJV)described as a wench? En-rogel,Gilead, Damascus, Ziba 3. Who met a man and then wrestled him until the breakingof the day? Solomon, Goliath,Aaron, Jacob 4. What group of consecrated men did not cut their hair?Canaanites, Midianites,Nazarites, Hagarites 5. In Genesis 32, who/what was Mahanaim? Messenger,Mountain, Ford, Place 6. Who was the mother of Moses? Abigail, Jochebed, El isheba, Athaliah ANSWERS: 1) Old; 2) Enrogel; 3) Jacob; 4) Nazarites; 5)Place; 6) JochebedComments? More Trivia? Visitwww.TriviaGuy.com (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. 1. When was the last time four players were elected in thesame year by the Baseball Writ ers' Association of America tothe Hall of Fame? 2. In their first 10 seasons in the major leagues, how manytimes did the Arizona Diamond backs win at least 90 games? 3. Who was the last wide re ceiver to win a Heisman Tro phy? 4. How many consecutive seasons did Dwight Howardlead the NBA in defensive re bounds before the Clippers' De Andre Jordan took the top spotin 2013-14? 5. The Boston Bruins won the Presidents' Trophy in the2013-14 season for the bestNHL regular-season record.How many other times have theBruins won it? 6. Who was the last U.S. men's hockey player before PhilKessel in 2014 to have a hattrick in an Olympic hockeygame? 7. In 2014, Noh Seung-yul became the fourth male SouthKorean to win a PGA Tourevent. Name two of the firstthree. ANSWERS 1. It was 1955.2. Four times (1999, 2001, '02, '07). 3. Michigan's Desmond Howard, in 1991. 4. Six seasons.5. Once, in the 1989-90 sea son. 6. John LeClair, in 2002.7. K.J. Choi, Yang Yong-eun and Bae Sang-moon. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. Sports Quiz By Chris Richcreek DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 26 years old, 6 feet, 3 inches talland weigh 290 pounds. Abouttwo years ago, I had chest painand palpitations. I saw a cardi ologist, who performed anechocardiogram. It showedmild LVH and mild pulmonaryhypertension. I had multipleEKGs, and my doctor says Ihave a clean bill of health. Areany of the symptoms I havedangerous, or am I overreact ing? —J.A. ANSWER: Chest pain and palpitations — such as pounding,racing or fluttering heart — arecommon concerns that occasion ally represent serious heart dis ease but often don't. It'sestimated that the average personhas 500 or so abnormal heart beats a day, and these can be feltas palpitations. Chest painshould raise the concern forangina caused by heart block ages, but that would be ex tremely unusual in a 26-year-old.The concern I have in hearingabout your echo results is thatthey could represent obstructivesleep apnea. Left ventricular hy pertrophy (LVH) is the heart's re sponse to chronic stress,especially to elevated blood pres sure, which is common in sleepapnea. Pulmonary hypertensionhas many causes, but in someonevery overweight (your body mass index, BMI, is 36.2, where"obese" is defined as over 30), Ihave to be concerned aboutchronic low oxygen to the lungs. There are many people with sleep apnea who aren't diag nosed. I would recommend asleep study. Certainly I recom mend careful checking of yourblood pressure, and weight loss. Heart disease remains our No. 1 killer. The booklet on cloggedheart arteries explains why theyhappen and what can be done toprevent clogging. Readers canobtain a copy by writing: Dr.Roach — No. 101W, Box536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. Enclose a check or moneyorder (no cash) for $4.75 U.S./$6Canada with the recipient'sprinted name and address. Pleaseallow four weeks for delivery. DEAR DR. ROACH: From a blood test, how can I tell if Iam an insulin-dependent Type2 diabetic? For instance, whatwould my insulin or glucosereadings have to be? Secondly,at what point would I have tostart taking medications? —E. ANSWER: Diabetes is diag nosed with any of the following:hemoglobin A1c of 6.5 percentor higher; fasting blood sugar of126 or higher; blood sugar dur ing a glucose tolerance test of200 or greater at two hours; or random glucose of 200 or greaterin someone with classic symp toms. In Type 1 diabetes, insulinlevels are very low, while inType 2 they are normal or high. Not everybody with diabetes needs medication. Many peoplewith Type 2 diabetes can be well-controlled just with dietary mod ification and often weight loss,and almost everybody with dia betes can improve with a betterdiet. Medications usually aregiven if the A1c is much greaterthan 7 percent and if diet, exer cise and weight loss efforts havebeen so far inadequate. In addition, medication often can be stopped with better con trol through lifestyle. Insulin-de pendent Type 2 means just that— insulin is being used, alongwith lifestyle and often non-in sulin medications. Except in very rare instances, everyone with Type 1 diabetesneeds insulin.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

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By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate Mosaic swept through the reg ular season and post-seasontournament undefeated. While several teams in the 2014 Men’s League challengedthe top dog, none were able tobeat the talent-laden Mosaicsquad. For the regular season,Gilliard Fill Dirt came in sec ond. For the tournament, it wasR&G Labs/New Era. Behind Gilliard in the regular season standings, were IIIRanches, R&G, and Peace RiverElectric Cooperative (PRECo),followed by Barbaro CalvesDrafting, Bayside CommunityChurch, the Disciples andHardee Motor Co. PRECo and Gilliard tied for third in the tournament. Backtracking to the late game on Aug. 21 on Field 3, Mosaicdowned III Rivers 32-21. Dalton Hewett, Michael Carte, Austin Helms, TylerHewett and Dalton Tubbs wereall four-score batters for Mosaic,while Bobby Caraway had fourruns and Mark McGee and JoeAdams three apiece for IIIRivers. There was only one game on Field 3 on Aug. 26. The Disci ples downed Hardee Motor 20-5. Keith Simpson, and pickup players Will Tyson and TylerHewett each had three runs forthe Disciples. For Harde, it wasWill, Justin, Chris, Pio andTequila circling the bases. Meanwhile, on Field 4, there was a pair of games. In the earlygame, Mosaic beat PRECo 21-15. Dalton Hewett was the only triple-tally batter for Mosaic.Helms, Carte, Michael Dixon,Jerry Albritton, Travis Mc-Clenithan, Alan Tubbs and ToddRogers added twin scores. ForPRECo, it was Brian Alexy,Jamie Holcomb, Rodger Brutus,Doyle Tyson and Kyle Longwith twin trips around the bases. The Field 4 nightcap was a marathon, with Gilliard outlast ing R&G 49-44. Brent Gilliard, L.P., Tim Mur phy and Brek McClenithancrossed home plate seven timesapiece for Gilliard. Matt Grugleand pickup player DaltonHewett each had seven runs forR&G. The regular season ended with the Aug. 28 games. There wasonly one on Field 4, in which theDisciples edged Hardee 23-21. Tristan Lanier, Ramiro Briones, Shawn Palmer, ReidBenton and Elias Herrera eachput three runs on the board forthe Disciples. Dominic Allen ledHardee Motor with five tripls tohome plate. Lalo added fourmore and Tequila and Pio eachhad three. On Field 3, Gilliard downed R&G 30-20 in the opener. McClenithan led Gilliard with four scores, while Willie Dick erson, Lester Hornbeck, RobbieAbbott, Chris Knight, JessieRivera, Ruben Rivas, Murphyand Mario Tamayo added threeapiece. For R&G, it was Austinand Vally Vasales each withthree trips to home plate andJustin Forrester, BrandonHolton, Mikey Retana, JoshRickett, Yogi Lozano and Willwith two apiece. In the closer, Mosaic clashed with PRECo again, winning 33-23. Dalton Hewett and Will Tyson were each five-tally batters forMosaic. Carte and McClenithanadded four runs apiece. Longscored four times for PRECo,with Billy Alexy and J.R. Goughadding three apiece. The single-elimination tour nament started on Sept. 2 andended on Sept. 4. On Sept. 2, there were dual games on each field. In the Field 3 early game, Mo saic started its run with a 27-3win over Hardee Motor. Helms scored five times for Mosaic, with Carte adding fourruns. Lalo, Jose Lucho and LeeVasquez scored for Hardee. In the Field 3 late game, R&G nipped III Ranches 15-12. Tyson came home four times and Forrester added three runsfor R&G. For III Ranches, it wasCaraway with three trips to home plate and Cody Gullatt,Mark McGee, Jason Williamsand pickup player Peck Harriswith two scores apiece.` Meanwhile, on Field 4, PRECo won the opener 19-4over Barbaro. Long was the only four-tally batter for PRECo, while BrianAlexy and Peck Harris addedthree apiece. Cody Rawls, MattGeorge,Roy Rodriguez andpickup player Justin Forrestereach put a run on the board forBarbaro. In the Field 4 closer, it was Gilliard winning 29-14 over theDisciples. Rivera and Hornbake each scored four times for Gilliard,with Murphy, Knight, Abbottand McClenithan adding threeruns apiece. Lanier was the onlytriple-tally batter for the Disci ples, with Ram Briones and PeteDeLuna adding dual scoresapiece. In the only game on Field 3 on Sept. 4, Mosaic downed PRECo27-12. Dalton Hewett, Tyler Hewett and Jason Johnson were four-score batters for Mosaic, withCarte, Lewis Martin and ToddRogers adding three each. ForPRECo, it was Billy Alexy andHolcomb with twin tallies, whileeight others had solo scores. On Field 4, R&G battled Gilliard and won 30-23. Leadoff batter Yogi Mendoza led R&G with five runs, whilePorter, Jeremy Mendoza, Retanaand Vasales each had four. ForGilliard, it was Abbott, Knight,L.P. and Dickerson each withthree runs and Brent Gilliard,Tamayo, McClenithan andLamar Gilliard with two apiece. That left R&G to take on Mo saic in the championship game.Mosaic won 29-16. McClenithan, Carte, Rogers and the Hewett brothers eachscored four times for Mosaic.Johnson, Helms and Dixon hadthree apiece. Yogi Mendoza,Porter and Will Tyson scoredthree times apiece for R&Gwhile Jeremy Mendoza, For rester and Rickett added twinscores apiece. Mosaic Wins It All P P i i c c k k a a P P e e p p p p e e r r As fall approaches and the days grow shorter, most of thesummer crops are winding down. There are a few undaunted vegetables, though, that haveflourished through the change inseasons. They've been growingthroughout a hot season andwaiting until the very end, whentemperatures begin to drop a lit tle, to flower. At the end of ourseasonal food pageant, pepperstake the stage. The colorful display in the gar den and at the markets is enoughto inspire the most unimpressedcook. There's green, yellow, or ange, red and even chocolateavailable in the pepper palette.We can't help ourselves; we picka few up, maybe one of everycolor, for our culinary experi ments. Peppers belong to an extensive tropical family of the capsicumplant, which is native to Mexico,and Central and South America. The discovery of this wild ed ible had a huge impact on culi nary traditions dating backhundreds of years. From its na tive land, peppers found theirway around the world and arenow a distinct element of cuis-ines everywhere. When Colum bus returned to Europe from hisjourneys, with exotic foods neverbefore seen, it was the fascinat ing uses for peppers that spreadthe fastest. For all their popularity, pep pers are perplexing. There are thebell and the chili, there are somethat start out sweet, then get a lit tle hotter, and those that are hot,then get even hotter. There are somany varieties that botanists are KitchenDivaBy Angela Medearis & Gina Harlow still counting them. It helps whenchoosing peppers to understandat least some of the differences. Sweet peppers are the group that includes the bell, sweetcherry and sweet banana pep pers. Most sweet peppers havethick flesh and are suitable forraw or cooked preparations, andthey all have their own distinctflavor characteristics. Among thebell peppers alone, the taste willvary from the more pungentgreen to the very mellow yellowand gold. Hot peppers often arereferred to as chili peppers andinclude the cayenne, jalapeno,hot banana, poblano and Ana heim. Some of these chilies alsohave thick flesh, and are good forraw as well as cooked prepara tions. Be aware of the heat scalebefore deciding on the right pep per for your dish. Hot and sweet peppers are high in vitamins A, C and B-6, aswell as carotenoids and flavo-noids, which have been shown tohave antioxidant and immune-enhancing benefits. While bothsweet and hot peppers are mem bers of the same family, the hotpeppers are the ones that actuallycontain capsicum propertieswithin its fruit. The medicinaland health benefits of capsicumare numerous, ranging from aid ing in digestive health to paintreatment. Peppers are good roasted, stuffed, fried or pickled, servedwith meats, cheeses or as a com pliment to other vegetables. Pep pers can be the condiment or themain dish, and even sweet pep pers will stand out in any dishyou add them to. This recipe for Sweet and Hot Pepper Jelly preserves the pepper in a flavor ful way while showcasing thebest of the season's hot and sweetvarieties. SWEET AND HOT PEPPER JELLY You can serve this jelly as a glazeon meat or fish, or as an appe tizer on crackers with creamcheese.3/4 cup seeded and finelychopped hot peppers (such asjalapenos, scotch bonnets orhabaneros)1/4 cup seeded and finelychopped sweet peppers (suchas bell peppers, sweet cherryor banana peppers)6 cups cider vinegar6 cups sugar6 ounces liquid pectin 1. Combine chiles with vine gar in a large saucepan. Bring toboil over medium-high heat, thenreduce heat to medium and sim mer for 5 minutes. Remove fromheat and strain, setting chilesaside and returning vinegar topan. Add sugar and pectin. 2. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook for1 minute. Remove from heat,skim foam and add chiles. Coolin the pan until thick (likehoney), about 30 minutes. 3. Stir to evenly distribute chiles, then ladle into 7 sterilizedhalf-pint mason jars. Seal and letstand at room temperature to set,about 1 hour. (Jelly can be storedin refrigerator for 1 month.)Makes 3 1/2 pints.Angela Shelf Medearis is anaward-winning children's author,culinary historian and author ofseven cookbooks. Her new cook book is "The Kitchen Diva's Di abetic Cookbook." Her websiteis www.divapro.com. To see how-to videos, recipes and much,much more, Like Angela ShelfMedearis, The Kitchen Diva! onFacebook and go to Hulu.com.Read Gina Harlow's blog aboutfood and gardening atwww.peachesandprosciutto.com.Recipes may not be reprintedwithout permission from AngelaShelf Medearis. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc., and Angela Shelf Medearis By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate That made it back-to-back victories for the Lady Wildcats. The Hardee girls lost only one set on the way to a 3-1 victory atBartow last Tuesday. Results from the team’s trip to Lemon Bay for the first districtencounter of the year were un available at press time. This week, the girls went to Mulberry on Monday. The homematch against Mulberry on Aug.26 was cancelled because it waselection day. The girls greeteddistrict rival Sebring on Tuesdayin the only other match thisweek. Next week includes a Tuesday challenge at home fromDeSoto, the last district rival.The girls also host Fort Meadenext Thursday, Sept. 18. Coaches Amy MontsDeOca and Stephanie Mier gave a run down of the match at Bartowlast week. Senior setter Emily Albritton had a good night, with 22 goodserves, including three aces. Thesenior leader also excelled insetting up her teammates, noted MontsDeOca. Senior middle blocker Makayla Deuberry, out for the teamfor the first time since juniorhigh, showed her grasp of thegame with four blocks, threekills and six other spikes, alongwith good serving. Jakaysha Lindsey, another senior middle blocker had an“awesome” game with a pair ofblocks and five spikes, anotherplayer who has not been outsince junior high, where sheplayed for MontsDeOca. Senior outside hitter Kendall Gough did well on service, with10 good ones, including fouraces. She also had four blocks,four kills and 10 spikes. Senior outside hitter Brooke Dixon joined in with a pair ofkills and five spikes to go withher four serves. Juniors Paigelyn Cord and Audra Weeks added to the teameffort. Cord, a sophomore,played on the front row with twokills and eight spikes to go withsix good serves. Weeks helpedwith four blocks and two kills. Backrow defensive specialist Tiffany Flores, a senior, “had a good day. She’s quick on herfeet and added four serves,” saidMontsDeOca. Another back row helper was junior Morgan Walters, who hadseven serves and “at least 18digs.” Senior Courtnee Richard son ad eight digs from her backrow position and senior GemiSaunders joined in with 20 digsas “she saw a lot of action andalso added six serves.” Junior Senida Garcia rounded out the back row contingent with20 digs. The Hardee JV is improving at every outing although theyhaven’t a match yet. “It’s just amatter of time,” said Monts-DeOca. At Bartow, they forcedthe best of three series to thethird set, winning the second set25-15. The team includes setters Claudia Klein and Brenda Mira montes, outside hitters Hope El liott, Mallory Gough, KatelynRichardson, Destinee Jacksonand Victoria McGhin, middlehitters Rayann Kulig, SarahWelch an Ellie Palmer and backrow players Rosie fimbres andAdelina Luna. Volleyball Adds Win Over Bartow PHOTO BY JIM KELLY On Friday, Aug. 29, Bowling Green Police Chief John Scheel takes a b ucket of ice and water to benefit the ALS Foundation. City public works employee D aniel Lozano does the pouring. Chief Scheel said he was challenging city manager Jerry Con erly and city commissioners Stuart Durastanti and Sam Fite to have ice and w ater poured on the. Scheel had been challenged by Wauchula Police Chief John Eason. ALS is als o known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease and is a progressive neuro-muscular afflic ation with no known cause and no known cure. POLICE CHIEF ICED HospitalFire IsMinorBy JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate An emergency call about a fire at the local hospital broughtfull response. Although it turned out to be a small kitchen fire, Fire-RescueChief James Stillwagon sent allavailable personnel to FloridaHospital Wauchula when thecall came in about 1:15 p.m. onSept. 4. “When that kind of call comes in, we don’t know if we’ll haveto evacuate people or what, so Icalled an all-hands response,”commented Still-wagon of the10 emergency vehicles called tothe scene. When it was discovered that there had been a small fire at thekitchen stove and it was alreadyput out by a fire extinguisher,Stillwagon cancelled all the ve hicles and sent them back toduty. One remained on handwith a ventilation fan to clear theair and ensure that no smoke gotto the patients. “It was pretty quick and sim ple. We were glad it was noworse but were prepared to han dle it,” he said. All the engines, tankers and rescue vehicles from all threestations were called in. Mostwere cancelled on the way andwere back in service quicklywithout having to call in backupfrom adjoining counties underthe mutual aid agreements. Graduating students continue to rate South Florida State Col lege highly in many areas, ac cording to the Graduate StudentSurvey recently made availableto administration, faculty andstaff. Each year, graduates are given the opportunity to rank their col lege experiences in the survey.This information is used to im prove the college experience forfuture students by identifyingstrengths in SFSC’s programs aswell as areas that need furtherdevelopment. The survey includes issues re lating to satisfaction with aca demic programs, intellectual andpersonal growth, student serv ices, and preparation for a careeror continuing education. “The overall satisfaction with the institution remains high andunchanged from previousyears,” said Dr. Chris van derKaay, chief information officer at SFSC. “Interestingly, many ofthe findings in the survey alignwith the results of other studentsatisfaction surveys we haveconducted with current studentsand students that have left theinstitution without completingtheir program or degree. They’reall equally satisfied with thesupport services we provide tothem.” The findings also reaffirmed SFSC’s decision to partner witha new bookstore and develop anew website. Of the 688 respondents in 2014, 99 percent rated their un dergraduate experience posi tively and indicated they wouldrecommend SFSC to others. Consistent with previous years, over one-fourth of re-spondents noted that being neartheir family and SFSC’s conven ient locations were their primaryreasons for selecting SFSC fortheir educational pursuits. Grads Give SFSC Positive Ratings PIEROGIES WITH AP PLES, CABBAGE AND KIELBASA 1 package (16.9 ounces) frozenpotato-and-onion pierogies2 large red apples such as Fujior Gala, cut into 1/2-inch slices2 tablespoons brown sugar12 ounces light kielbasa, cutinto 1/2-inch chunks1 package (16 ounces) cabbagemix for coleslaw1/4 cup cider vinegar1/2 teaspoon salt 1. Heat large covered sauce pot of salted water to boilingover high heat. Add pierogiesand cook as label directs. 2. Meanwhile, in nonstick 12-inch skillet, toss apples withsugar. Add kielbasa and cook over medium-high heat 2 to 3minutes or until lightlybrowned, stirring frequently. 3. Stir in cabbage, vinegar, salt and 2 tablespoons water;cover and cook 2 minutes oruntil cabbage is tender-crisp,stirring. 4. Drain pierogies. Gently toss pierogies with cabbagemixture. Makes 4 main-dishservings. G-/4?1>B5:3.;A@ calories, 21g protein, 64g carbo hydrate, 19g total fat (7g satu rated), 7g fiber, 67mgcholesterolFor thousands of triple-testedrecipes, visit our website atwww.goodhousekeeping.com/recipefinder/. (c) 2014 Hearst Communications, Inc. All rights reserved Good Housekeeping

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The Herald-AdvocateHardee County’s Hometown Coverage7 r7r%,%0(/.%rnnQuality printing services at competitive prices! 42).%22!1$273!3)/.%167/23#!1$27!"%,2 )#+%182)#+%32!1$27,6%127.5/)#%2742).% 22 /1-27.5%,/0%27.5)3!3)/.27../4.#%-%.327% 3 3%1(%!$27!,%.$!127!'.%3)#)'.2September 11, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 11A COURTESY PHOTOS The community’s response was generous Saturday as a benefit raff le was held for cancer patient and former county commissioner Walter Olliff, shown (above) with Sonya Olliff and H. D. Crosby, benefit organizer, and (below) with fam ily. The Wauchula Moose Lodge hosted the day’s activities, with Ji m Schaill winning both the firstand third-place prizes, a Mossberg rifle and a Yeti cooler; Skipper Calder taking the s econd-place item, a Ruger rifle; and D.R. Harris going home with the fourth-place gift, a Dexter knife. Others wishin g to help with medical expenses can donate to an account set up in Sonya Olliff’s name at Wauchula State Bank OLLIFF BENEFIT 6Of The Herald-Advocate Now all Hardee students may eat breakfast for free! The Hardee County School Board recently approved a pol icy that allows all students in allpublic schools in the district tobe able to eat breakfast in thecafeterias at no cost to them. The Universal Free Breakfast Program is required to beoffered at all schools which have80 percent or more students eli gible for free or reduced-pricemeals. Each year, this policygoes before the School Board,and members have to decidewhether or not they want to takepart in the program. In the past, the board has con sistently voted to oppose thepolicy. They cited the estimatedrevenue the district would belosing and the fact that not allschools in the district were eligi ble to participate in the program. This year, however, on rec ommendation from Food Ser-vices Director George Kelly, theboard decided to allow the freemeals for all for the 2014-15school year. Although the Food Service Department is estimated to loseabout $18,217, Kelly says offer ing free breakfast may increasethe number of students who eatbreakfast, which may also in crease the number of studentswho eat lunch. If more lunchesare served, then that will be anincrease in revenue for the de partment. He also noted that breakfast has been proven to be an impor tant meal for students. There were only two schools that had fewer than 80 percent ofstudents on free or reducedmeals. Hardee Senior High had70 percent and Wauchula Ele-mentary had 72 percent. The policy to allow all schools to have free breakfastpassed with a unanimous vote. It’s Breakfast Free For All At Schools Dear Editor: Sunday was the last day for the reduced summer rate for theFort Myers train ride and dinnershow with the hotel night in cluded. We called Saturday, Aug. 30, and just happened to get twoseats that were open. We wantedto go in October for my wife’s78th birthday, but we took thetrain early. We really had a good time like Jim Kelly said we would. We went down on Sunday, Aug. 31, and checked into thehotel at 2:30 p.m. and showeredand dressed and went to the trainwhich left at 5:28 and startedeating at the time we sat down. My wife Annie had chicken, and I had prime rib. They alsohad salmon. First was fruit,crackers and cheese on the table,then soup which was real good(squash), oops fruit salad orsalad then soup. The playstarted, and it was a who done-it. They ask not to tell who it was so I won’t and we ate. The trainstopped to go back, for it was al ready two hours up the coastalong I-75. Coming back we picked up speed and the playwent on. They served us coconutcake for dessert and had a con test on who could guess whodone it. We got back in the station a little after 9 p.m., and then wentback to the hotel which was anice clean room and a good, bigand soft bed. The next morningwe had coffee in the room andwent to a sandwich breakfast inthe lobby which came with theroom. We left around 9:30 a.m. and headed home Bowling Green. Itwas a good day and night out,and we like Mr. Kelly and wifehad a good time, and it wasn’ttoo expensive. The only trouble we had was we passed the hotel which thesign was on the other road andgot on toll road and had to pay$2 to turn around. Did I bless him out, but he only worked there but go oneblock to turn around and pay $2for me was a ripoff. Well, I settled down and en joyed the rest of the time. Note:Niagara Falls was better. Ha, ha. Edward Farmer, 83Bowling Green Letter To The Editor $!1-%1)&%..)%.*/6%$1!).623%16 YOUR BUSINESS COULD APPEAR HERE TOO!!CNancy Davis, Kim Reas or Trayce Daniels At The Herald Advocate 773-3255 www.TheHeraldAdvocate.com

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B The Herald-Advocate(USPS 578-780)Thursday, September 11, 2014 PAGE ONE downs on some strong runs andthe Cats got all the way down tothe Miner 15-yard line before anunsportsmanlike penalty backedthe Cats up 15 yards and even tually led to a turnover-on-downs after a fourth-down passfell incomplete. The Wildcat defense forced another punt after Derrick Gra ham sacked Jessie Henson on athird-down pass attempt. Hardeetook over at its 42-yard line.Two plays later Lindsey was in tercepted at the Miners 41-yardline. Fort Meade drove to Hardee’s goal line but had to settlefor a field goal attempt after Bla iaine Molitor stuffed the FortMeade runner as he was tryingto punch through to the endzone. The 18-yard field goal wasno good but Hardee still trailed14-3 with 9:30 left in the game. Hardee’s offense came out determined on its next posses sion and went on a 13-play, 80-yard scoring drive. Lindsey rolled left and did a great job avoiding a defenderand threw the ball at the last sec ond to Clarke in the flat. Hemade a great run and bowledover a Fort Meade defender atthe goal line to reach the endzone. Hardee went for the twopoint try. Holley was stopped ona run up the middle and Hardeetrailed 14-9 with 3:50 left in thegame. The Cats tried an onside kick on the ensuing kickoff and al most recovered but the Minerstook over at their 42. King thenbroke loose for a 60-yard touch down run around the right end. A bad snap prevented the PAT kick but Fort Meade had in creased its lead to 20-9 with2:26 left in the game. Dionte Faulk had a nice kick return and gave Hardee the ballat its 35 yard line to start thedrive. Lindsey had his pass tipped and intercepted on the first playof the drive and Fort Meade tookover near midfield with 2:07 leftto go. On third down, Fort Meade elected to throw deep and Hen son found De’Andre Holleyopen for a 45-yard gain down tothe Hardee 2-yard line. Fulse then ran up the middle on the next play for the touch down. A bad snap once again pre vented the PAT kick and FortMeade pushed its lead to thefinal 26-9 with 37 seconds left inthe game. By MICHAEL KELLYOf The Herald-Advocate The Hardee Wildcats dropped to 0-2 on the season after fallingto the Miners 26-9 last Friday inFort Meade on their Homecom ing night. Friday will be the Cats first home game of the season as the2-0 Sebring Blue Streaks cometo Wildcat Stadium. Hardee beatSebring 21-0 in last year’s con test. The Wildcats received to start the game Friday and were forcedto quickly punt after not pickingup a first down. Har-dee’s de fense came out and forced theMiners into a quick three-and-out. Jaquavious Kimbrough fielded the punt and was imme diately hit hard by a Miner de fender, which caused a fumbleFort Meade recovered at theWildcat 20. Three plays later Malik Bighems scored on a 2-yard run.The PAT was good and FortMeade led 7-0 with 6:44 left inthe first quarter. Hardee took over and again struggled finding some momen tum on offense and was forcedto punt. Fort Meade took over at the Wildcat 40-yard line and pickedup one first down before the de fense forced a turnover-on-downs after the Miners went forit on fourth-and-6 and threw anincomplete pass. The Wildcats got their offense clicking on the next drivewhen Alex Clarke ripped off a10-yard run followed by twomore first-down runs from quar terback Hayden Lindsey andKeyonte Holley. The drive ended up stalling and Rodrigo Rodriquez wascalled upon. He made a 37-yardfield goal to cut the lead to 7-3with 9:06 left in the first half. Fort Meade took over and was quickly forced to punt backto the Wildcats after the defenseheld its ground. Hardee couldnot get a drive going and puntedback to the Miners. Tyler King then took a hand off up the middle and the Wild cat defenders forced the ballloose. Marco Deleon pouncedon the loose ball. Deleon wasplaying in his first game sinceinjuring his leg during the springgame. Holley then carried several Miners on a great 15-yard runbefore fumbling a few playslater and turning the ball backover to the Fort Meade. The Miners then hit a 70-yard pass play for a touchdown but afalse start penalty negated thescore. They attempted a 36-yardfield goal right as the half ex pired but it was no good. Fort Meade received to start the second half. A 45-yard kickreturn gave them the ball at mid field to start the drive. Ryan Fulse picked up a cou ple first down runs before TylerKing ran off the left end for a12-yard touchdown. The PATwas good and pushed FortMeade’s lead to 14-3 with 9:38left in the third quarter. A touchback gave Hardee the ball at its 20-yard line to start thedrive. A fumble on the first playwas recovered by Jose Gonzalesto keep the drive going for theCats. Holley picked up a few first Miners Whip Wildcats, Streaks Here Friday HARDEEFORT MEADE PASSING COMPLETIONS,ATTEMPTS AND INTERCEPTIONS3-16-34-9-0 PASSING YARDS2078RUSHING ATTEMPTS/YARDS37/18436/267TOTAL YARDS204345TURNOVERS51FIRST DOWNS1311PENALTIES, LOST YARDAGE4-4015-100SCORING BY QUARTER: Hardee03069Fort Meade7071226 GAME STATISTICS Players of the Week #11 Keyonte Holley Offense 16 carries, 125 yards #19 Deshawndre McMillian Defense 6 tackles, 1 assist 1 pass defended #22 Rodrigo Rodriguez Special Teams 37-yard field goal #42 Omar Santiago Scout Teams $!*',)*'&)#%(%/+%(% !)-#!',)*'&)#%(%/$'*! +,) 1031 U.S. HIGHWAY 17 N., Wauchula / (863) 773-2871 $999 9 5 5 &r&##&$!#&$# #" # r n Batteries #!## $ 109. 95 BRAKESPECIAL $149.95!% Replacing Pads & Turning Rotors *On Most Vehicles 9:11c PHOTOS BY ROBERT SPENCER Senior running back Keyonte Holley runs through an arm tackle and picks up additional yards. Holley had 125 rushing yards on 16 carries. 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2B The Herald-Advocate, September 11, 2014 —Hardee Living— PHOTO BY JIM KELLY Dr. Debra Doud of Heartland Cardiology Group spoke to the Hardee Rot ary Club on Wednesday, Aug. 20, on heart disease, which causes the deaths of a lmost 400,000 U.S. women annually. The following leading causes of death after heart disease in women are stroke, lung cancer, emphysema and breast cancer. Cardiac symp toms include chest discomfort, fatigue, shortness of breath, indigestion, a c old sweat, and lack of en ergy. She said risk factors include smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression and junk food. Women can reduce their risk of heart disease 82 perc ent by not smoking, exercise, a healthy weight, and a healthy diet including more fruits, veg etables, olive oil and fish. there is a low rate of heart disease among women of Laos Thailand and Korea where they consume a large percentage of calories from unrefined plant foo ds. From left are Sheila Johns, nurse manager; Ranjan Patel, office administ rator; Dr. Debra Doud, who has an office in Sebring and Wauchula; Denise Grimsley, Florida Hospital Wauchula administrator; and Jerilyn Stamps, nursing director at FHW. WOMEN’S HEART HEALTH PHOTOBY JIM KELLY Rotary District Gov. Gary Gunter of Tampa spoke to the Hardee Ro tary Club on Wednes day, Aug. 27, at the Java Cafe. From left are Gary Gunter, his wi fe Joyce Gunter of the New Tampa Club, treasurer Zee Smith, Asst. District Gov. Margaret Ellerbee o f Lake Placid, and club president Floyd Rice. ROTARY DISTRICT GOVERNOR Thank You! We would like to thank the Hardee County FireDepartment as well as the Hardee County Sheriff’sDepartment for the quick response to our house fireon June 25, 2014. They were professional, effective,as well as kind. Thanks to them we still have a home.God answered our prayers that day with these menand women. Special thanks to our hero and personalfriend Tim Gibson who noticed the smoke and calledin the fire. By being a good neighbor and watchingout for us as well as others, Tim was instrumental insaving our home also. We are blessed to call him ourfriend.Thank you also to our friends and neighbors whocontacted or came by to check on us. God is good.Our fire department and sheriff’s department are ablessing to Hardee County.The Dennis Crews Family soc9:11c B B r r i i d d a a l l R R e e g g i i s s t t r r y y Gifts Since 1970 !!%"" (863) 773-6565 www.catsonmain.com soc9:11c C C a a t t ’ ’ s s O O n n M M a a i i n n soc9:11p ~ ~ T T h h a a n n k k Y Y o o u u ~ ~ The words “Thank You” seem inadequate to express my gratitude and that of my family for everything that you have done and continue to do to help us through this trying tim e. Your visits, your phone calls, your financial support and cards, but mostly your prayers are so appreciated. When I served as a commissioner I said, “Hardee Cou nty is the best place to live, work, and play!” That remains my opinion and it’s because of the people here. Thank you my friends from the bottom of my heart. Walter B. Olliff, Jr. S EPTEMBER 13, 2014 Smokee Barker & Randall Whaley S EPTEMBER 20, 2014 Ashley Norton & Austin Tish O CTOBER 4, 2014 Olivia Webb & Kyle Parrish Blake Farrer & Josh Rickett O CTOBER 18, 2014 Emily Adams & Josh Oldham O CTOBER 25, 2014 Christa Earls & Taylor Barlow N OVEMBER 1, 2014 Amanda Hays & Robbie Jones N OVEMBER 8, 2014 Courtney Norris & Daniel Kahn N OVEMBER 22, 2014 Courtney Nicholson & Holden Nickerson soc9:11c Friday, September 19 10:00am5:30pm Red Apple Boutique 110 N. 6th Ave. % Wauchula Local GardenersBegin New ClubYear On Sept. 17 After taking the summer off, members of the Wauchula Gar den Club will kick off the 2014-15 club year next week. The first meeting is set for Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Gar den Club building located at 131N. Eighth Ave. Members and prospective members will gather for a noonluncheon provided by hostessesLouise Sasser, Juanita Murphyand Bess Stallings, chairman. Matt Warren, from the Florida Department of Agriculture,will be the guest speaker. This year the club will be under the leadership of Presi-dent Jeanette Perrine, Vice Pres ident Sasser, Secretary CarolynMcConnell and Treasurer CarolSaunders, as well as the manycommittee chairmen. The local club meets at noon on the third Wednesday of eachmonth with monthly programsand field trips. New membersare welcome. For more information on the club and its activities, call thepresident at 773-6026 or 773-3594. The Herald-Advocate Hardee County’s Hometown Coverage 4 n $$$r#!

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September 11, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 3B Fort Green News By Rilla Cooper 773-6710 Greetings from Fort Green!Congratulations to Pam Northup on her retirement. If she islike most of us, she will be morebusy now and have no time to doexactly what she thought aboutdoing when she finally retiredduring all those years of work. One of my favorite people and one I seldom see is Opal Knight. She is another of those ladieswith beautiful hair, but I under stand she fell and is in the localhospital for rehab. Chris-tineMurdock is still taking chemo.Walter Olliff will be in a hospiceunit for a week and then backhome, or that is what I under stood when I talked to him lastSaturday. You know the qualityof some cell phones so I couldhave misunderstood him. Tina Owens is still recovering from her fall several weeks ago.Chrysta and Makayla Chanceywere sick Sunday as was the en tire Daniel Duke family consist ing of Amy, Abby, Trenton andDaniel. Louise Cooper is stillunder the weather. Scooter Reidis recovering from hip replace ment and Cline Albritton is an ticipating additional procedures.Faye Davis is having troublewith her knee. Please pray for allof these. Fort Green Baptist has a trio of new members who anychurch would love to have. I amgoing to call them the ABCgirls. They planned a surprisebirthday tea for the first lady ofFort Green Baptist, Tara Mc-Gaughey. As guests arrived atour fellowship hall last Sat-urday they were given a lovelystraw hat with pretty ribbon andflowers adorning it. The host esses were all wearing identicalpink flowered bib aprons.Guests were asked to sign in,and Barbara Casey took individ ual pictures of the guests. They had decorated the fel lowship hall with pink and dif ferent sets of china, completewith matching teacup andsaucer, were on the tables. Thegirls had prepared a deliciouslunch of green salad, pasta salad,fruit salad, cucumber sand wiches, chicken salad sand wiches and individual cakes forthe guests. Of course we hadiced and hot tea. The foodwas delicious, and after lunchwe adjourned to the church for agroup of singers, Cat and herdaughters, and devotion byCarol Brown. A lovely way tospend a Saturday. The girls areAlice Faye Moye, Barbara Coleand Carmen Durrance. My hat isoff to them because all this tooka lot of work. All the gueststook their hats with them to re mind them of all the effort ofthese girls. Of course, Tara hada special pink hat with largeflowers and Brother Steve saidSunday morning that Tara toldhim she had not had a surprisebirthday party since she was 6years old. Different foods remind you of certain people. Julia Faye Davisused to make cucumber sand wiches for parties at Fort Green.I believe hers had cream cheeseon the bread and then the cuke.Her daughter, Beth Sasser, usedto make banana split cake,which was always out of thisworld. She has not brought onein some time and says they areeasy but they sure don’t look it. Cayden Bigelow celebrated his third birthday with a party athis mama and granny’s home.He and his guests enjoyed pizzaand swimming and plenty ofballoons. Margie Albritton en-joyed the party also, and if Ihave figured it up correctly sheis a great-grandmother. You donot hear the name Bigelow veryoften but it is used pretty oftenin the Louis L’Amour Westernbooks. Our sincere sympathy is ex tended to the family of DoniaHughes. She made her finaljourney last Sunday morning.Son Donald and his wife, Mary,are members of our church andlive in Fort Green. The GA girls are anticipating helping with Operation Shoe-box and will have cookies,cakes, etc. for sale after themorning services this Sunday.All money will go to the project,so all church members plan on buying your dessert next Sun day. Sherman is doing well now and spent the weekend in Okee chobee with his children. Theyare adding a big porch to theirhunting home. He said he didn’twork, just showed them howand shot the transit so every thing will be level. Please pray for each other and our nation. MARK A. MERCER U.S. Air Force Airman Mark A. Mercer has graduated frombasic military training at JointBase San Antonio-Lackland,San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an in tensive eight-week program thatincluded training in military dis cipline and studies, Air Forcecore values, physical fitness, andbasic warfare principles andskills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits towardan associate in applied sciencedegree through the CommunityCollege of the Air Force. Mercer is the son of Norma Garcia of Bartow and Mark A.Mercer of Bowling Green. He isalso the brother of Rosa L. Gar cia, Raul Garcia and Ann Garciaof Bartow; the grandson ofJudye and Wesley Mercer ofWauchula; and the nephew ofEnrique Garcia of Wauchula. He is a 2012 graduate of Hardee Senior High School. Military News Roy PettewayA Delegate ToAngus Convention Roy Petteway of Zolfo Springs has been elected as adelegate to the 131th annualAmerican Angus AssociationConvention of Delegates. The event will be held on Nov. 6 at the KCI Expo Centerin Kansas City, Mo., accordingto Bryce Schumann, CEO of theAmerican Angus Associationheadquartered in St. Joseph, Mo. Petteway is one of 317 Angus breeders who have been electedby fellow members in their stateto serve as a representative at theannual meeting. Representing 42 states, the District of Columbia andCanada, the delegates will par ticipate in the business meetingand elect new officers and fivedirectors to the American AngusAssociation board. The annual meeting will take place in conjunction with the2014 Angus Means BusinessNational Convention & TradeShow, Nov. 4-6, in Kansas City.This first-ever event is open toanyone in the cattle business andwill feature high-profile keynotespeakers; educational sessions,featuring thought leaders fromevery industry sector; AngusUniversity, sponsored by MerckAnimal Health; entertainment;evening galas; prize giveaways;and an expansive trade show. Visit angusconvention.com to learn more. 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 o f 13’6”.)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: kgustinger@hardee.k12.fl.us “For Sin Shall Not Have Dominion Over You” One of the great promises of God found in the scriptures is Ro mans 6:14 which says, “For sin shall not have dominion over you for you are not under law but under grace.” If we are truly living underGod’s grace we will no longer be bound in slavery to sin. Sin shallnot have power to rule over us and because of the fact we will nolonger be under condemnation of the law. Only as we allow Jesus to live out His righteousness in our lives, sin will not have dominion over us. Since sin is the transgression of the law (1st John 3:4) and since it is the Ten Commandments that re veal sin ( Romans 7:7), if we see that we are trapped by anythin g in this world that comes between us and Jesus that would keep us fro m honoring Him every Saturday (Sabbath), then we will know that it isnot grace that we are really under because sin still has power to holdus under condemnation. In Matthew 24:20 we find instruction from Jesus pertaining t o the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 A.D. It is shown that the Sabbat h of the 4th Commandment was so important that everyone was to prayregarding the Sabbath of the Lord (Mark 2:28). It was not until 321 A.D. when the predominate apostate Christian Church had baptizedConstantine and his fellow pagan sun worshipers that Constant ine legislated a civil statute in honor of Sunday (the first day of the week). Revelation 15:2 speaks about people who have the victory over thebeast, over his image and over his mark. How can anyone get the vi c tory if they remain blind to the Scripture? How can any be saved inthese times if they never hear the everlasting gospel that is presentlygoing to all of the world (Revelation 14:6)? Look for the key in verse 7. Remember Jesus is Creator (John 1:3,10; Hebrews 1:2; Colos sians 1:16). It’s the 4th commandment alone that identifies who we are worshiping (Exodus 20:8-11). For Information About This Vital Topic write to Bible Studies Unlimited P.O. Box 2385 Wauchula, FL 33873 soc9:11c Friday, September 26th, two-thousdand fourteen Seven o’clock in the eveningPioneer Village Family Building770 Alton Carlton Road DWauchulaReception to follow. Nicole Baldwin 1 Timothy 1:16 Micah Garrett 1 Corinthians 13:11 LYDIA’SHOUSEANDMERCIESOFDAVIDAREPLEASED TO ANNOUNCETHEGRADUATIONOF soc9:11,18c PHOTO BY JIM KELLY Donna Doubleday, president and CEO of Career Source Heartland, spok e to the Wauchula Lions Club on Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Java Cafe. Fro m left are Rick Knight, club president Patty Harrison, and Donna Doubleday. There are offic es at 5901 Hwy. 27 South in Sebring and 324 North Hwy. 17 in Wauchula. The agency is fun ded by the U.S. Department of Labor and helps employers with position vacancies, vetera ns services, work opportunity tax credits, federal bonding programs, labor ma rket information, and professional offices for interviews and computer and training labs. CAREER SOURCE HEARTLAND

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September 11, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 5B 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 With a British commission headed for the United States toset up headquarters for purchas ing canned foodstuffs during thewar period, Florida canners andother industry leaders are takingpreliminary steps to have cannedcitrus placed on the essential listof products which the commis sion will buy for the military andcivilian groups of the UnitedStates. ––––– Patiently pleading for several months past that the quota for itssugar industry be increased,Florida may get from the SecondWorld War that which it was un able to obtain during peace, itwas pointed out today by HaroldColee, president of the FloridaState Chamber of Commerce. ––––– In Friday’s game the Lions defeated Steffens Grocery 4 to 2,with old reliable Amos Mooreon the mound for the winners.He allowed seven hits, walkedone, and struck out two. Phil Hurst and Lefty Wells hurlingfor the grocers gave up five hits,walked four, and struck out six. ––––– Increased attendance in Florida schools last year hasboosted this year’s apportion ment for the State TeachersSalary Fund to $12,091,793, ac cording to a summary of countyschool reports issued today byState Superintendent Colin Eng lish. The first distribution to thecounties is scheduled under thenew school code for Sept. 15. 50 YEARS AGO Wauchula attorney Leff Mabie Jr. was hospitalized withminor back injuries and his fam ily was shaken up after theirplane plowed into a clump oftrees and bushes on takeoff lateSaturday. ––––– Hardee County escaped dam age from Hurricane Dora, thesecond in 10 days to churnashore in Florida, as it batteredthe Atlantic coastline fromFlorida to South Carolina thisweek. ––––– A Route 1, Wauchula, couple was hospitalized Mondayevening after their car over turned on SR 35 three-tenths of a mile south of Zolfo Springs. ––––– A recent outbreak of diphthe ria in Hardee County and morethan 375 cases of whoopingcough throughout the state hasprompted a warning from theState Board of Health that allchildren should be vaccinatedimmediately against the diseasesunless they already have beenimmunized. 25 YEARS AGO The Hardee County Board ofCounty Commissioners onThursday night held the firstpublic hearing on its $11.9 mil lion budget. There was no oppo sition. The second and finalhearing on the new budget,which is to take effect on Oct. 1,will be held Tuesday, Sept. 19,at 6:30 p.m. The budget is to beadopted at that meeting. ––––– Hardee County commission ers last Thursday listened to apresentation from a Sarasota-based company bidding to takeover the county ambulance serv ice, while a paramedic from theFire-Rescue department person ally tendered his resignation,blasting the public safety direc tor in the process. ––––– The Hardee County Commission Thursday approved plans tohire a full-time administratorthey hope will save the county same badly needed money in thefuture. To pay for the addition,commissioners will take$85,000 out of the countyHealth Department’s budget.Most of the money will be spenton the administrator’s salary,which will be set at $32,-$50,000 a year, with the remain ing funds going to cover relatedcosts. ––––– After a lengthy discussion and cutting proposed mayor andcouncil salary increases andpublic works budgets, theWauchula Council Mondaynight figured out a way to fundthe $441,863 police departmentbudget. 10 YEARS AGO At least three out of four homes in Hardee County suf fered damage from HurricaneCharley. Even as residents try toprepare for a possible repeat ofCharley, the devastating effectsof the first major hurricane to hitHardee County in 40 years arejust being realized. ––––– Unlike Hurricane Charley, which caused extensive winddamage, Hurricane Francesspent three days deluging thecounty. Over 50 roads are eitherclosed or barely passable, barri cades in place to warn people ofthe danger of traveling on them. ––––– As of Wednesday morning, Hurricane Ivan was a mirrorimage of the track of the Aug. 13Hurricane Charley, which dev astated southwestern Flor-ida,including about $750 million indamages in Hardee County. ––––– The Hardee Wildcats opened their season with a hard-earned28-26 win against the FortMeade Miners. Hardee wentinto the game carrying the No.12 rank in 2-A. Fort Meade wasranked No. 1 in Class 1-A. Way Back When soc9:11c Yard & Bake Sale BENEFITSING !2%/26n/, with Spirit Wind Walking on Faith Singers Fisher of Men and other local talent followed by 3 DAYREVIVAL %/2n6/,)'(2+5 with %3!,%1+2,!&0.,!*%)25 Fri. and Sat. Sept. 12 & 13 r!,/, )#2.050!)1%%-2%0 !)-26.4+)-'0%%~ ~Thursday8–12amKaraokewith & & G G r r i i l l l l e e nr863-773-2007O O p p e e n ns s a at t 1 1 1 1 a a m m T T u u e es s d da a y y – –S S a at tu u r rd da a y yC C l l o o e e S S u u n n a a y y & & M M o o n n a a y y Wednesday4 –Close50¢ WingsTuesdayKIDS EAT FREE (12 & under; One Per Paying Customer)D D J J A A d d a a m m N N e e w w m m a a n n Copperhead Comedy Open Mic NightUPCOMINGEVENTS soc9:11c 4pm Close Beer Food Fun**''!3*(+!.%.%*).2'!,.-3*,)$*'!3%#%.'/)&*1 D D J J A A d d a a m m N N e e w w m m a a n nwith with 9pm 1amDance Party D D J J C C h h e e o o Saturday9 pm-1amLatin NightSign-up Early soc9:11c *' 0+% "*,) ++,*0! 2)%!)'.."*, !!*/).2$**'r*, %-.,%.n 9:11p FOR YOUR SUPPORT IN THE PRIMARY. I WOULD APPRECIATE YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT IN THE GENERAL ELECTION, NOVEMBER 4 TH KEEP JAN PLATT WORKING FOR HARDEE COUNTY. #'!1-"-%1 COME CHECK US OUT! Karaoke Friday 7:00 to 10:00 For More Information CallT nnrorJ soc9:11c !"# $%& '(' !)) !# & +!# +%have accepted an invitation to make a difference !& i ),#$%"./% !#!0#"-%1 $%#2-#(We provide hope to children in need atMooseheart a 1,000 acre community and school for children and teens inneed. Mooseheart has provided over12,000 children a second chance, withquality education and vocational train ing on a campus environment thatstresses stability, compassion and un derstanding.We offer a special world of comfort andpeace of mind to senior members andtheir spouses at Moosehaven a retire -m356 79mm:5;6< =97>63? ;5 @A>5B3 P>ACDE=9A;?>FG3H;?356H35I9<>76;K;6;3HDcamaraderie, and a contentment thatmost agree, could not be found else where.We place special emphasis on givingback to our communities through a wide range of service programs. 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6B The Herald-Advocate, September 11, 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 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. 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O’NEAL REALTOR See more listings at www.joeldavis.com REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS PRICE REDUCED! 20 acsH>=438=3CAB@80;>=EGrn$399,000!Commercial lot (zoned C-2) in A834-0C27C;08BG#8<8BAn$14,000!1.3 ac commercial lotEJ)@4AB0C@0=B3@8D4B7@C70Ar5B5@>=B064>=%)1>C=3EGrnJ02A5@>=BA'4024(8D4@8= 2;C34A2018=10@=E4;;AJ026@>D4nF24;;4=B?0ABC@4<094AB82;8D4>0:AE?;4=BG>5344@BC@:4Gn(#0:4!C=47><41>0B3>2:rJ544B>5#0:4!C=4 Jessica Prescott (941) 737-6502 REALTOR ASSOCIATES AFTER HOURS KENNY SANDERS...............781-0153KAREN O’NEAL........... 781-7633JESSICA PRESCOTT...941-737-6502KEVIN SANDERS..........368-1926 MONICA REAS....................781-0888 DAVID ROYAL................781-3490HIGHWAY 17 SOUTH, WAUCHULA, FL 33873 cl9:11c frontage. $549,000J6@>D4E31;4@35@>=B064Ratliff Rd. $249,000!7><48=-0C27C;02;>A4B>1CA8=4AA0@40EA743A010@=5>@G>C@AB>@064=443An$39,000!PRICE REDUCED! 9 ac grove>=$08=)B@44B0ABKE4;;<82@>94B8@@860B8>=nPRICE REDUCED! 9.8 acsfronts SR 64 near Popash. Great5>@7><4A8B4>@06@82C;BC@4nNOW $80,000!(7><40<;8=6@>D4on 20 acs. 2 pole barns, in-6@>C=3?>>;0=3 ac fish pond. $499,000 CITYTIRE& SERVICE $LNr.DJI=P5DA;D.EG>C8$600 for all, OBO. Contact BillLudlam at Torrey Oaks RV Resort, 863-832-3570.9:11c Miscellaneous Lost/Found Houses Miscellaneous TRAILER FOR SALE — 5 ft wide10 ft long. Dual axle $800, 863448-7039. 9:11,18pTRUCK BED, 7x12, $800 OBO.Perfect for produce. Call 863-9345783.9:11,18pSTORAGE 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 ULLRICH’S WATER Conditioning,409 Goolsby Street, Wauchula.Swimming pool chlorine for sale, 863-773-6448. 8:21tfc 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 Mobile Homes ADOPT A PET! If you have lost apet or are looking for a new one,the City of Wauchula invites you tocome and see if you can find thepet you’re looking for. TheWauchula Animal Control is lo cated at 685 Airport Road. Pleasecall 863-773-3265 for more infor mation. tfc-dhATTENTION! State Statutes 828.29 requires that all cats and dogssold in Florida be at least 8 weeksold, have an official health certifi cate, have necessary shots and be free of parasites. tfc-dh RENT LEASE SALE — Houses,trailers, warehouses, bars, restau rants, stores, 863-773-6616. 9:4-10:2p Real Estate Pets HELP WANTED L.P.N. $35,360 00 The Hardee County Sheriff’s Office is taking ap plications for a L.P.N. You must be at least 19years of age, have a high school diploma orequivalent, never been convicted of a felony ora misdemeanor, be willing to be fingerprinted,pass a drug test and work shifts. Applicationsmay be obtained and returned at the Sheriff’s Of fice, 900 E. Summit St., Wauchula, FL, by 4:00p.m., Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. If other arrange ments are necessary, call 863-7 73-0304 ext. 211. EOE 9:11,18c n028=-0C27C;0?@8243B>A4;;0Bn#>D4;G(r7><4>=2>@=4@;>B8=-0C27C;0E;0<8=0B45;>>@A=4E2@>E=<>;38=62708@@08;AnSeveral commercially zoned lots priced from $20,000.>@<4@30G20@4A8B48=B74740@B>5-0C27C;0>554@A=C<4@>CAC?6@034A54=243G0@3nrr-4;;<08=B08=4370@;84@44:(<>18;47><4E54=243G0@3:4G?034=B@Gn SANDY LARRISON, Broker r-n$08=)BnI-0C27C;0# >55824I>55824 (863) 832-0130 cell EEEn0A71@>>:@40;BGn2>>:@40;BGn2>< cl9:11c SANDY LARRISON Broker Home & Insurance Inspections 863-990-4019 Bowling Green, FL collwayne4019@gmail.com Lic# HI5099 cl9:11c I-8=3$8B860B8>=I>C@'>8=BI(>>54@B85820B8>=

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September 11, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 7B —The Classifieds— 2 BR, 1 BATH, DUPLEX apartment$550 month, $550 deposit, 863-781-0434.8:28tfc *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 Rentals 1/1 APARTMENT, BG, $450 mon htly, water included, 863-4487904.9:11-10:9p3 BEDROOM HOUSE built 2008large yard, $850 plus, 863-8321984.8:14-9:11p2 BEDROOM APARTMENT, cen tral, no pets, $550 plus $400, 863773-4855.8:14-9:11p3/1 MOBILE HOME, Bronco Drive,Zolfo. $600 monthly, $400 deposit.Access to Charlie Creek. Teresa 863-781-9084.9:11tfc CAREGIVER NEEDS JOB863-773-0421, day or evening. 8:28-9:11p Services Rentals ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS,Thursday 7:00 p.m., Grace Fellow ship Church, 131 S. 8th Ave.,Wauchula. Bill 727-326-3816. tfc-dh *** NEED A WELL OR HAVE PUMP TROUBLE? CALL ULLRICH’S PITCHER PUMP For complete well, sales, service and installation, call 863-773-6448. 7:18tfc THE WAUCHULA LIONS CLUBcollects NOT broken prescriptioneyeglasses, cases and sun glasses. Please drop of at 735 N. 6th Ave.tfc-dhDO YOU HAVE a problem withdrugs? Narcotics Anonymousmeets Monday and Thursdaynight 7:00 p.m. at First UnitedMethodist Church, at the corner ofPalmetto and 7th Ave., Wauchula. tfc-dh Services IS ALCOHOL CAUSING a prob lem? Call Alcoholics Anonymousin Hardee county at 863-781-6414. Several weekly meetings. tfc-dhATTENTION! State Statutes 489119 Section 5 Paragraph B andHardee County Ordinance 87-09Section 10 Paragraph D require allads for any construction-relatedservice to carry the contractor’s li cence number.tfc-dh FRIDAY/SATURDAY, 7:30am-2pm,136 E. Main St. BG, Victory Praise Center.9:11cINDOOR RUMMAGE — Vintageglassware, dishes, shoes, cloth ing, DVDs, CDs, cookbooks,makeup, dog kennel, dog carrier,freebies, much more! Friday 7 amto 11:30 am, 410 Terrell Road, Wauchula.9:11c Yard Sales Services In Other Action The Hardee County SchoolBoard approved the followingAction Agenda items during its20-minute district facilities workprogram hearing, budget hear ing and regular board meetinglast Thursday. ChairmanThomas Trevino was absent. —the School Health Services Plan for 2014-16. For 2014-15, the board issued orders totaling $112,316 to theHardee County Health Depart ment for health and school nurseservices. This is a reduction of$35,000 from 2013-14.The following items on the Con sent Agenda were approved witha single vote: —the 2014-15 Title II Federal Grant which focuses on provid ing funds for instructionalcoaches, professional develop ment for staff and teacher re cruitment and retention. Thestate allocated $267,740 for the2013-14 school year with an es timated roll forward of $47,325,for a total of $315,065. —the 2014-15 K-12 Compre hensive Reading Plan. The stateallocated $335,310 for the dis trictwide reading plan. —the leave of absence of teacher Kate Schafheimer fromNorth Wauchula Elementary. —the hiring of Robert Davis as a teacher at Hardee SeniorHigh. —substitutes Courtney Liv ingston, Lori Ann Crouse, LauraHernandez, Tina Leconte, JanetLopez, Danielle Milby andKaren Cranford Spain. —supplements for Cristy Bellflower and Kristen Carltonas third-grade co-chairs for $539each; Melissa Carlton and Kris ten Rivas as kindergarten co-chairs for $539 each; JulianGarcia as junior varsity girls soc cer coach for $2,089 and as as sistant varsity softball coach for$2,018; Janeen Gibson as fourth-grade chair for $1,078; andLeigh LaJeunesse as first-gradechair for $1,078. —Advancement Via Individ ual Determination tutors Luc Al fred, Clarita Chavez, MercedesCisneros, Adson Delhomme,Monica Medrano, Dorian Mejia-Flores, Erika Pascual and Cyn thia Villa.The next school board meetingwill be on Thursday, Sept. 25, at5 p.m. in the board meeting roomat 230 S. Florida Ave. in Wau-chula. The Hardee Wildcats are making progress although the score board doesn’t seem to show that. They will look for a win in theirfirst home game of the season on Friday against the Sebring BlueStreaks, who lost their fall classic game but have won twice since.The Wildcats should take this victory. They’ll have a bye week onSept. 19, giving them time to work on specific areas of improve ment. Look for them to be strong by the first district game on Thurs day, Oct. 2, against Sarasota Booker for Homecoming. The JV Cats were rained out at DeSoto last Thursday, no word yet of rescheduling. They play at home today(Thursday) against FortMeade and are also home next week against Frostproof. The Junior High Wildcats open their season on Tuesday at HillGustat Middle School in Sebring. The first home game is Sept. 23against DeSoto, the first of two times the Cats will face the juniorBulldogs. With an odd number of teams in the Heartland, each teamhas to play one other twice and this year, Hardee plays DeSoto twice,again on Oct. 7. ––––– Hardee volleyball girls have won over Avon Park and Bartow and run close in other matches. First-year coaches Stephanie Mierand Amy MontsDeOca have a pair of talented teams and will get the best out of them. The South Florida Lady Panther volleyball team started its fall schedule on Sept. 4. They can be seen on webcast www.south florida.edu/athletics. ––––– The golf teams are going strong. The girls don’t have a lot of ex perience, graduating five seniors who were the start ers for last year’s district champion team. There’s some freshman who look to bestrong. Hannah Revell was low for the girls in their first match witha 45. The Hardee boys were second in a quad match against Port Char lotte, DeSoto and Fort Meade, losing only to Port Charlotte, butpicking up wins against DeSoto and Fort Meade to start the season2-1. Again, a freshman led Hardee, when Jett Dexter carded a 41. ––––– We didn’t get any swim news this week as the weather plays havoc with outdoor sports. This time of year, more get cancelledthan completed. ––––– Junior High softball gets started next Thursday, Sept. 18, with a game at Hill-Gustat. They come back for the home opener on Sept.22 against Avon Park. They play each of the four other Heartlandschools twice. Beside Hill-Gustat and Avon Park, there is Sebringand DeSoto to contend with as Hardee looks for its second Heartlandchampionship. ––––– There’s a lot of community sports as well.In Men’s softball, Mosaic took both the regular season and postseason tournament titles. Gilliard Fill Dirt was second for the seasonand R&G Labs/New Era placed second in the tournament. Local athletes keep busy. Seven participated in the Sept. 6 Mud Titan 5K run with 30 obstacles. That takes playing in the mud towhole new proportions. Congratulations to Scottie Meeks, SandyMeeks, Erin Salisbury, Nora Mar, Donette England and Darrell andRissa Mullins for even finishing the race. They’re all winners to me,although only four brought home medals. The local Battleheart Fitness team continues in its crossfit work out competition. They were at Lakeland last weekend. We don’thave those results yet, but I’m betting they’ll be good. Coming up is the Annual Avon Park Champions Club golf tour ney at River Greens in Avon Park on Sept. 20 with an 8 a.m. teetime. Entry fee of $60 includes golf, cart, refreshments on thecourse, prizes and a post-round meal in the clubhouse. Contact tour nament director Chet Brojek at cbrojek@comcast.net or call him at863-712-3524 for an entry form by the Sept. 15 deadline.Information from school and community athletic events is alwayswelcome. Please call me at 773-3255 or e-mail me at sports@the heraldadvocate.com with news for this biweekly column. Please note that the deadlines for weekday or upcoming events is 5p.m. Thursdays. For events which happen after that time, the sportsnews deadline is noon Mondays in order to have any chance of get ting in that week’s paper, and is always on a space available basis. Sports Update By Joan Seaman $99 Move In Special through Sept. 30th Plus $1200 FREE RENT (*One year lease @$100/mo reduction) Spacious 2, 3 & 4 BR Garden Apts. 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8B The Herald-Advocate, September 11, 2014The Classifieds MONDAY Breakfast: Brown Sugar WGR Poptart, Cereal (WG Cin namon Toast), Pork Sausage Patty, WG Chocolate Chip Waffle, WG Cinnamon Grahams, WG Strawberry Pop-Tart, WG Mini Waffles, Juice, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Beef Hotdog, BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, Yogurt Parfait W/Peaches Cherries Or Blueberries & Granola, Coleslaw, Baked Beans, Blue Raspberry Frozen Treat, Pear, Strawberry Kiwi Frozen Treat, 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, Oranges, Apples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Cheese Sandwich, Mini Cheeseburgers, PB Jamwich, WG Breaded Pollock Sandwich, Wowbutter & Jelly Sandwich, Carrot Sticks W/Dip, Stoestring Fries, Grapes, Pineapple Tidbits, Condiments and Milk WEDNESDAY Breakfast: WG Bagel W/Sausage, Cinnamon WGR Poptart, WG Banana Bread, WG Cinnamon Grahams, WG Zuc chini Bread, WG Lucky Charms, Juice, Condiments and Milk. Lunch: Nachos W/Meat & Cheese, Strawberry Banana Yogurt & Cheese Stick W/Graham, WGR Pepperoni Pizza, Salad, Corn, 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, Oranges, Apples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Grilled Chicken Chef ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Whats For Lunch?Salad, Rice, Teriyaki Beef Bites, WG Cheese Calzonettes, Cu cumber Slices W/Dip, Marinara Dipping Sauce, Stir Fry Veggies, Juice, Oranges, Condiments and Milk FRIDAY Breakfast: Cereal (WG Chee rios), Pork Sausage Patty, WG Buttered Toast, WG Cinnamon Pancakes, WG Strawberry Mini Pancakes, Juice, Cinnamon Apples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Breaded Chicken Sandwich, Cheese Sandwich, Meatball Sub, WGR PB Jamwich, Wowbutter & Jelly Sandwich, Green Beans, Broc coli W/Dip, Plum, Pears, Condiments and Milk MONDAY Breakfast: Brown Sugar WGR Poptart, Cereal (WG Cin namon Toast), Pork Sausage Patty, WG Chocolate Chip Waffle, WG Cinnamon Grahams, WG Strawberry Pop-Tart, WG Mini Waffles, Juice, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Beef Hotdog W/Chips, BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, Yogurt Parfait W/Peaches Cherries Or Blueberries & Granola, Coleslaw, Baked Beans, Blue Raspberry Frozen Treat, Pear, Strawberry Kiwi Frozen Treat, 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, Oranges, Apples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Mini Cheeseburgers, WG Fiesta Burrito, Wowbutter & Jelly Sandwich, WGR Chips & Cheese Stick, Carrot Sticks W/Dip, Stoestring Fries, Grapes, Pineapple Tidbits, Condiments and Milk WEDNESDAY Breakfast: WG Bagel JUNIOR HIGH W/Sausage, Cinnamon WGR Poptart, WG Banana Bread, WG Cinnamon Grahams, WG Zuc chini Bread, WG Lucky Charms, Juice, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Nachos W/Meat & Cheese, Strawberry Banana Yogurt & Cheese Stick W/Graham, WGR Pepperoni Pizza, Salad, Corn, 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, Oranges, Apples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Grilled Chicken Chef Salad, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, WG Cheese Calzonettes, Cu cumber Slices W/Dip, Marinara Dipping Sauce, Stir Fry Veggies, Juice, Oranges, Condiments and Milk FRIDAY Breakfast: Cereal (WG Chee rios), Pork Sausage Patty, WG Buttered Toast, WG Cinnamon Pancakes, WG Strawberry Mini Pancakes, Juice, Cinnamon Apples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Breaded Chicken Sandwich, Meatball Sub, Wow butter & Jelly Sandwich, WGR Chips & Cheese Stick, Green Beans, Broccoli W/Dip, Plum, Pears, Condiments and Milk MONDAY Breakfast: Brown Sugar WGR Poptart, Cereal (WG Cin namon Toast), Pork Sausage Patty, WG Chocolate Chip Waffle, WG Cinnamon Grahams, WG Strawberry Pop-Tart, WG Mini Waffles, Juice, Condiments and Milk Lunch: BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, Breaded Chicken Sandwich, Ham & Cheese Chef Salad, Spicy Chicken Salad, WGR Roll, Wowbutter & Jelly Sandwich, WGR Chips & Cheese Stick, Yogurt Parfait W Peaches Cherries Or Blueberries & Granola, Coleslaw, Baked Beans, Blue Raspberry Frozen Treat, Pear, Stawberry Kiwi Frozen Treat, 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, Oranges, Apples, Condi ments and Milk Lunch: Breaded Chicken Chef Salad, Mini Cheeseburg ers, Spicy chicken Sandwich, WG Fiesta Burrito, WGR Roll, Wowbutter & Jelly Sandwich, WGR Chips & Cheese Stick, Carrot Sticks W Dip, Shoestring Fries, Pineapple Tidbits, Condiments and Milk SENIOR HIGH WEDNESDAY Breakfast: Breakfast Bagel W/ Sausage, Cinnamon WGR Poptart, WG Banana Bread, WG Buttered Toast, WG Cinnamon Grahams, WG Zucchini Bread, WG Donut, WG Lucky Charms, Juice, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Nachos W Meat & Cheese, Spicy Chicken Chef Salad, Strawberry Banana Yo gurt & Cheese Stick W Graham, WGR Pepperoni Pizza, WGR Roll, Wowbutter & Jelly Sand wich, WGR Chips & Cheese Stick, Salad, Corn, Fruit Cock tail, Apples, Condiments and Milk THURSDAY Breakfast: Pork Sausage Patty, WG Buttered Toast, WG Cinnamon Grahams, WG Cheerios, Wg Honey Wheat Biscuit, Yogurt Parfait W Peaches Cherries Or Strawberries & Granola, Juice, Banana, Oragnes, Ap ples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Grilled Chicken Chef Salad, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Wg Cheese Calzonettes, WGR Roll, Wowbutter & Jelly Sand wich, WGR Chips & Cheese Stick, Cucubmer Slices W/Dip, Marinara Dipping Sauce, Steamed Fry Veggies, Juice, Oranges, Condiments and Milk FRIDAY Breakfast: Cereal, Pork Sausage Patty, WG Buttered Toast, WG Cinnamon Grahams, Wg Donut, WG Cinnamon Pancakes, WG Mini Pancakes, WG Sausage Breakfast Pizza, WG Strawberry Mini Pancakes, Cinnamon Apples, Condiments and Milk Lunch: Breaded Chicken Sandwich, Taco Salad W WG Tortilla Chips, Wowbutter & Jelly Sandwich, WGR Chips & Cheese Stick, Green Beans, Broccoli & Dip, Plum, Pears, Condiments and Milk Wauchula NewsBy Jan Wilkins 773-0618 Greetings on this Patriot Day! Throughout the history of our nation we have had countless numbers of patriots who were the ones who helped to make our wonderful country what it is today. Today we have patriots who serve in many capacities, from military to police, firemen and first responders to those in other civilian and governmental areas. Wherever they may serve, may they be blessed for helping to make this nation as great as it is! I want to send Gerald and Wynell Davis get well wishes. They have both been hospital ized for different health issues, but my prayer for them is that by the time this article is published, they will both have full recov ery. It was great to see Lavoyd and Vickie Hall last Sunday at lunch. Lavoyd, you look like you are feeling much better, and I hope you continue to fight that cancer and ultimately beat it. God bless! Helen Lather was able to re turn to church this past week, but is still on our rehab list. Helen, our prayers are still with you. Little John Jones has re cently returned from his military tour in Afghanistan. Wel-come home, Buddy. John is the grand son of Joe and Gretta Jones of Bowling Green. It has come time for those of you who are celebrating your birthdays to be recognized for your special day. These special greetings go to: Freda Robinson, Merta Cardoza, Cheryl Staton, Jake Crews, Gloria Dur rance, John Hall, Katie Smith, Dennis Cowart, Eric Klein and Karen Pella. Tuesday of last week, for me, was spent for the most part in the Lakeland Highlands area. I saw my dermatologist and had a biopsy on a small area on my right shoulder that just refuses to heal. I originally thought it was a scratch from my bou-gainvil lea bush, but now I must wait for test results and continue treating it. I also went to the urgent care unit next door. Back in January I had contracted the A-Type flu virus and was put in isolation for two weeks. Now, sneezing, snif fles and coughs were abundant, along with what I call my emer gency signal, crying for seem ingly no reason, so I questioned whether I had it again. I was tested again, and did not have it, but did have a virus that required medication for several days. As I write this, I must say, I am feeling much better. One really nice blessing for that day was that I found gas for my vehicle at about 30 cents cheaper than here in the county. And it was just across the street from both of the clinics. The fur ther south I came the more ex pensive the gas became, unfortunately for our locals. As many of you probably have surmised I am once again volunteering with the Hardee Senior High School Blue Star Brigade, not retiring as I had originally planned for this year. Once a marching band member, it stays with you. At least it has for me. The football program is one of the major fund raisers for the Brigade each fall, as football season rolls around. As specta tors to our home games arrive, they receive a copy of the pro gram as they enter the parking area. Many other schools charge for this in addition to the parking fees, but being Hardee, it is given as a token of our good sportsmanship. The Wildcats will be coming home this week to begin anew. Lets be sure they have our support as they play against Sebring on Friday. Also, Fifth Quarter will be held at First Christian Church on Louisiana Street after the game. My prayer for each of you this week is an old Irish Prayer that says: May the road rise up to meet you, May the wind always be at your back, May the sun shine upon your face, the rains fall soft upon your fields, and until we meet again, May God hold you in the palm of His Hand. Doris Lambert G.R.I, Broker Kenneth Lambert Broker Delois Johnson Associate 781-2360 Steve Johnson Associate 781-0518 Beverly Allen Associate 863-448-6610 Sue Birge Associate 781-3536 Colon Lambert Associate 781-1103 LA M B E RTREALTY INC. Double wide M/H, 3B/2Bth, central A/C, furnished. $40,000 STRATEGICALLY LOCATED COMMERCIAL 3.19 Ac. Hwy. 17 across from Walmart; 4B/3Bth main house with caged, in ground pool and 2 apartments; ideal for small shopping center or multi-tenant park. $695,000 INCOME PRODUCING PROPERTY! 20 Acres with 19.5 acre cit rus grove, Earlies and Hamlins; 30 amp pump on timer; 6 inch well; house located on property has potential rental income of $850 per month. $425,000 PERFECT EQUESTRIAN ESTATE! 118 Acres of pasture land, fenced and cross fenced; 5B/2Bth home, 2290 square ft., 6 stall barn, storage sheds, hunting camp, ponds and scattering of huge oaks. $1,475,000 Perfect Homesite 30 Acre Tract! Pasture and woods, secluded and fenced. $170,000 4 BR 3 Bath Home located close to Wauchula, approximately 1.5 acres, swimming pool. $225,000 PROFESSIONAL OFFICE SPACE previously used as medical facility; 15,471 sq.ft., blk/brick, carpet and vinyl floors; easy access. LOVELY HOME AND 20 ACRES situated on 20 acres of native Florida this property is a must see for quiet country living at its best! 3B/2.5Bth home built in 2002; 4899 square feet, amenities ga lore, in ground caged pool, one acre pond with dock. Call Colon to make an appointment. $885,000 NEW LISTING! Torrey Oaks subdivision, 3 BR 2 Bath beautiful home, a must see. $175,000 11.13 Acres of Grove in Southwest Hardee, 2 4 inch wells. Perfect for fresh fruit market. $125,500 PRICE TO SELL: 2 parcels Golden Oaks Road, 24.28 Acres, fenced, good pasture. $ 90,000 NEW LISTING: 59.50 Acres, Zolfo Springs, open pasture with few oaks; great building site. $295,000 NEW LISTING! 60 Acres. Great location in Hardee County. $295,000 NEW LISTING! Beautiful executive home on Torrey Oaks Golf Course. All of the upgrades and amenities. Huge closed in porch for entertaining, large walk-in designer shower, gourmet kitchen, 3B/2Bth. 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10B The Herald-Advocate, September 11, 2014 Every time I see Dolly Parton on TV, it reminds me that truly all people are not born equal. –––––– Humbly I ask upon passing, I ask not for my friends and family to pay their respects but instead pay my funeral bill. Who knows,maybe it might improve my credit ratings. –––––– Red Skelton said one night on his TV show that his dentist upon examination told him that he had a perfect set of teeth, but unfortu nately his gums had to go. –––––– I recall back in my school years when our teacher wanted us to remember something, she would tell us to make a mental note. Nowhere I am some 60 years later and to be honest with you I am justabout out of mental ink. –––––– I have made it absolutely clear to all my friends and family that should they need a favor, I am no favor, I am never further awaythan their billfold. –––––– If we are not honest, then we dont really have that much left to be proud of, now do we? –––––– Man believes that he is superior to animals, but how many cats and dogs have you every heard of signing into rehab for drugs or al cohol or for whatever? –––––– Oh, I almost forgot to tell you the first American astronauts to land on the moon went fishing on the Sea of Tranquility. They saidthe fishing up there was out of this world. –––––– Tears never wash away all of the pain. –––––– Time is definitely not people-friendly. Graveyards and tomb stones around the globe are a silent testimony to this cold fact. –––––– Never ask a thief if there is honor among thieves, because he might suspect that you think he is an immoral person, as well as hislawless friends. –––––– The only woman that I have ever heard of to be referred to by her initials is A.B. Staddard on Fox News. She is a Fox News con tributor.Truman A. Thomas, 77, is an Avon Park resident with many friendsand associates in Hardee County. He is the father of Sherry Whiteof Wauchula, and is a retired salesman and former r adio disc jockey whose morning show topped the Nielsen Ratings. A self-described“little boy captive in an old man’s body,” he can be reached at 453-3589 or by writing 1098 Memorial Dr., Avon Park, FL 33825. Jokes & Philosophies With A Little Dab Of Common Sense By Truman A. Thomas Stump The Swami By John Szeligo Well, Football Fans, the Gators finally got on the field and did they make a splash in the Swamp. The offense looked sharp andboth quarterbacks did a good job; 65 points on the scoreboard madeit a Great Day to be a Florida Gator! Eastern Michigan will probablystruggle through the MAC in 2014. Kentucky will visit the swampnext week. The Wildcats will bring a 2-0 record to Gainesville. FSU got by the Citadel 37-12. Not very impressive considering the Bulldogs hail from the Southern Conference but the Noles wereup 34-0 going into the fourth quarter. Jimbo’s boys will be off thisweek preparing for Clemson on September 20th. USF played Big 10 Maryland tough until the fourth quarter, falling 24-17 to the Terps. North Carolina St. visits Tampa this weekto face the Bulls. The Big 10 is out of the playoff picture already after two weeks. It didn’t take long to expose the pretenders. Poor Ohio St. has lostthree of its last four games. Maybe Urban Meyer should call out hisother Big 10 coaches again for their poor recruiting hurting hischances to be in the Final Four? Michigan St. or Wisconsin willprobably win the conference but both have stumbled out of the na tional limelight at LSU and Oregon respectively. The Committee that will decide the Final Four will not release its poll until October. That is a wise move to let the season play out.If one had to speculate based on the first two weeks though, it mighthave Alabama, Oregon, Oklahoma and one of Baylor, Georgia orAuburn. Now let’s look at this week’s Bill O” Fare. ...1. Kentucky at Florida — The Cats come in 2-0 but realize they are still wearing UK football jerseys. Florida 56 Kentucky 7. 2. Baylor at Buffalo — Why would a Big 12 power play away at a MAC school? The result would be the same anywhere. Baylor70 Buffalo 17. 3. Ohio at Marshall — Herd will host “THE” Ohio University in the Battle of the Bell Rivalry between two old foes. Marshall isaveraging 45 points per game but has not looked as good as expectedin two games. Rakeem Cato needs to pick it up for his HeismanCampaign. Marshall 45 Ohio 10. 4. West Virginia at Maryland — The Mountaineers owe the Terps a payback. The high octane offense and revamped defensegets it. WVU 41 Maryland 17. 5. Georgia Southern at Georgia Tech — Yellow Jackets get a test from the Eagles. Las Vegas says it won’t be close. Georgia Tech34 GSU 24. 6. UCF at Missouri — Knights back in play but can they win on the road? They have had two weeks to prepare. Missouri 24UCF 13. 7. UMass at Vanderbilt — Commodores get a win. Vanderbilt 34 UMass 27. 8. Arkansas at Texas Tech — Red Raiders start another losing streak for the Hogs. The Hogs have had a long row to hoe. TexasTech 35 Arkansas 17. 9. Arkansas St. at Miami — Canes pick another Cherry. Miami 30 ASU 21. 10. Georgia at South Carolina — Dawgs could be the surprise team in the SEC East. Could they make the Final 4? Georgia 38South Carolina 21. 11. Iowa St. at Iowa — Cyclones run out of air. Iowa 33 ISU 21. 12. North Carolina St. at USF — Bulls in an upset. USF 27 NCSU 24. 13. Southern Miss at Alabama — Tide Rolls, Alabama 52 USM 10. 14. Tennessee at Oklahoma — Sooners take down a rejuve nated Vols. OU 42 UT 24. 15. Texas at UCLA — Horns rebound Texas 34 UCLA 27.16. UTSA at Oklahoma St. — Roadrunners gave Arizona all they wanted. Pokes did the same with FSU. Oklahoma St. 34 UTSA21. 17. Rice at Texas A&M — Rice any way you wish to prepare it will taste good to an Aggie. Texas A&M 41 Rice 17. 18. St. Louis at Tampa — Rams are hurting. Tampa 31 St. Louis 13. 19. Jacksonville at Washington — Redskins skin the Jags. Washington 27 Jax 16. 20. Miami at Buffalo — Bills got lucky in week one. Fish look better. Could Miami really contend in 2014? Miami 30 Buffalo17. HWY"!% r !"! SUPER MATTCoin LaundryLarge Washers & DryersUp To 125 lbs. WashersSPECIAL/ESPECIALMONDAY-FRIDAY6AM-6PMN NO O R R M M A A L L/ / N NO O R R M M A A L L E E N NT TE ES SP P E E C C I I A A L L/ / E ES S P P E E C C I I A A L L$ $2 25 5 0 0D DO OU U B BL L E E/ / D DO OB BL L E E$ $ 2 2 $ $4 4 0 0 0 0M MA AX X/ / M MA AX XI I$ $2 2 $ $6 60 0 0 0L LA A R RG GE E/ / R R A A N N D D E E$ $3 3 $ $7 7 0 0 0 0S SU UP P E E R R/ / R R A A N N D D E E$ $3 3 5:19tfc nrr NOTICE OF CITY OF WAUCHULA CODE ENFORCEMENT HEARING 225 E MAIN ST., SUITE 105 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 3:00 P.M. NEW CASES 14-055-LRichard Moore628 E Bay Street14-058-LJomar & Maria Pagan209 W Orange StreetSTATUS UPDATE 11-083-MSanta Anita Mares212 Louisiana Street12-076-MVicente & Gloria Rodriguez205 Goolsby Street13-083-MVicente & Gloria Rodriguez205 Goolsby Street14-008-MAmy Lynn Mcgowin1081 Downing CircleAny interested person(s) will be heard at this meeting. If an y person decides to appeal any decision made by the Special Magistrate 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.The City Commission of the City of Wauchula, Florida does not d iscriminate upon the basis of any individual’s disability status. This non-discriminatory policy involves every aspect of the Commission’s functions, including ones access to, p articipation, employment or treatment in its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonabl e accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 28 6.26, Florida Statutes, should contact the City Clerk at (863) 773-3535. 9:11c INVITATION TO BID PURCHASE OF BOX CULVERTS BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA The Board of County Commissioners, Hardee County, Florida, hereinafter referred to as “County” is soliciting bids from qualified firms to provide ten (10) aluminum structural plate box culverts for one location at Goose Pond Road Overflow Bridge as specified i n the Scope of Services of this Invitation to Bid. Sealed BIDS will be re ceived at: Hardee County Purchasing Office Attn: Jack Logan, Purchasing Director 205 Hanchey Road Wauchula, FL 33873 Until Thursday, October 2, 2014, at 2:00 P.M. local time, at which time they will be pub licly opened by the County Purchasing Director or designee and read aloud Any BIDS re ceived after the time specified will not be accepted.Hardee County plans to purchase ten (10) aluminum structural plate box culverts for one location at Goose Pond Road Overflow Bridge. These box culverts shall have a span of 19’0”, a rise of 6’1” and have an end area of 97.1 square feet. Th e culverts shall be 36’ long and based on normal plate width they may be 1-2” longer. T he bid price shall also include supplying anchor bolts for connecting the culverts to P ortland concrete headwalls, which the County will construct with construction joints at the c rown of each culvert. BIDDERS are asked to provide two prices. The first price will be an assembled pri ce that includes supplying, delivering, unloading and assembling the box culverts on the roadway at the Goose Pond Road Overflow Bridge site where the County will have the road closed to traffic. The alternate price will include supplying and de livering the culverts to the Goose Pond Road Overflow Bridge site where the County will unload and assemble the culve rts. For this alternate, the low bidder shall provide an onsite technical rep resentative to train County staff on assembling one culvert and have technical assist ance available by tele phone for the remaining culverts.BIDDERS shall confine their BIDS to the project in its entirety. Partial BIDS wi ll not be con sidered. No bidder may withdraw its BID for a period of ninety (90) days after the date of Bid opening.Hardee County adheres to a Local Preference Policy. For details of thi s policy or any further TECHNICAL INFORMATION or clarification contact: J J a a c c k k L L o o g g a a n n , H H a a r r d d e e e e C C o o u u n n t t y y P P u u r r c c h h a a s s i i n n g g D D i i r r e e c c t t o o r r , 8 8 6 6 3 3 7 7 7 7 3 3 5 5 0 0 1 1 . An original BID (clearly marked as the “ORIGINAL”) with two (2) copies mus t be sealed and the outside of the envelope MUST be marked: SEALED BID – HARDEE COUNTY PURCHASE OF BOX CULVERTS Recommendation to the Board of County Commission ers will be determined at a later date. Hardee County is an Equal Opportu nity Employer. Hardee County reserves the right to: waive informalities and/or irregularities in any BID; delete any portion of the project; extend the project within the l imits of the work involved which in its judgment is in the best interest of the County Bids may be withdrawn prior to the date and time of bid opening. The County reserves the rig ht to reject any or all bid(s) and may postpone the award of the Agreement for a period of time whi ch shall not extend beyond sixty (60) calendar days from the Bid opening date.Frederick M. Knight, ChairmanHardee County Board of County Commissioners 9:11c TOWN OF ZOLFO SPRINGS FLORIDA RECREATION DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM PUBLIC MEETING The Town of Zolfo Springs will hold a public meeting on September 22, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 3210 U.S. Hwy. 17 South, Zolfo Springs, FL, 33890, for th e sole purpose of discussing a grant application to be submitted to the Departme nt of Environmental Pro tection, Florida Recreational Development Assistance Program for the furth er development of City Park located at 3210 U.S Hwy. 17 South, Zolfo Springs FL, 33890. The Public or any interested persons are invited to attend.For further information, please contact Linda Roberson at (863) 735-0405. 9:11c NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC The City of Wauchula Planning and Zoning Board will meet on Mon day, September 15, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. in the Wauchula Commission Chambers locate d at 225 E Main St, Suite 105, Wauchula. The agenda can be viewed at 126 S. 7th Avenue Wauchula or online at www.cityofwauchula.com. Any interested person(s) will be heard at this meeting. If an y person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to this request for whi ch he will need a verbatim record of the proceedings, he will need to ensure that such ve rbatim record is made. The City Commission of the City of Wauchula, Florida does not d iscriminate upon the basis of any individual’s disability status. This non-discriminatory policy involves every aspect of the Commission’s functions, including ones access to, p articipation, employment or treatment in its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonabl e accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 28 6.26, Florida Statutes, should contact the City Clerk at (863) 773-3131. CITY OF WAUCHULARichard K. Nadaskay, Jr.Mayor ATTEST:Holly SmithCity Clerk 9:11c TOWN OF ZOLFO SPRINGS FLORIDA RECREATION DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM PUBLIC MEETING The Town of Zolfo Springs will hold a public meeting on Septemb er 22, 2014 at 6:15 p.m. at Town Hall, 3210 U.S. Hwy. 17 South, Zolfo Springs, FL, 33890, for the sole purpose of discussing a grant application to be submitted to the Departme nt of Environmental Pro tection, Florida Recreational Development Assistance Program for the fu rther development of Carmen Vasquez Park located at 709 Fifth Street, Zolfo Springs FL, 33890. 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September 11, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 11B 9:11nc 9:11c 9:11c Stop by and see why I have won Ford’s customer service award several times. Gene Davis Sales Manager 1031 U.S. Highway 17 N. Wauchula, Florida 33873 (863) 781-1947 www. 9:11c 116 Carlton St. Suite A Wauchula, FL 33873 (863) 781-4133Frank Vasquez, Lic. Real Estate Broker frankvasquez@embarqmail.com9:11c COURTESY PHOTOS Special Stars athlete Doug Nickels of Hardee County takes th e mic on stage with the California Toe Jam Band to sing “Taking Care of Busines s. Special Stars athletes strolled down the red carpet at the 10-Year Anniversary Celebrationon Aug. 23 in neighboring High lands County. There were 200 athletes, fam ilies, volunteers and guests at tending this formal affairhonoring the athletes and theiraccomplishments in the past 10years. Athletes attending theevent ranged from age 6 to 79. Special S.T.A.R.S. (Sports Training And Recreational Serv ices) started in HighlandsCounty in 2004 with less than100 athletes participating in var ious sports. The program nowoffers 12 sports and eight recre ational activities for more than400 children and adults withmental and physical disabilitiesin Hardee, Highlands and Okee chobee counties. The program, which is affili ated with Ridge Area Arc, is freeto all athletes. Cindy Marshall has served as the volunteer coordinator forSpecial Stars in all three coun ties since its inception. During the celebration, a din ner was served and catered byDee's Place in Sebring. Special athlete Tim Brown led everyonein prayer before the meal after amoment of silence was given forall those athletes who havepassed away throughout theyears. The California Toe Jam Band provided music for dancing,with a fantastic light show byBil Kovacs. Hardee County ath lete Doug Nickels could not re sist jumping up on stage to singwith the band when it started tosing “Taking Care of Business”by Bachman Turner Overdrive. Athletes were greeted and es corted to the red carpet area for the “paparazzi” to shoot theirpictures with movie star cutoutsof John Wayne, Elvis, MarilynMonroe or the Rock. In additionto free pictures, California ToeJam Band lead singer Harry Havery provided free CDs forthe guests. Guests also receivedsouvenir star martini glasses andtorch lights. The athlete’s pictures were placed on a gold star and dis played on the Wall of Fame atthe event. They got to take theirstar home afterward. It was anight to remember for all theathletes as they shined among allthe stars. ‘Special Stars’ Marks 10-Year Anniversary One of the youngest athletes attending the Special Stars 10-Yea r Anniversary Celebra tion on Aug. 23 was Joshua Conner, 6. He flexes his m uscles as he poses with the Rock celebrity cutout.

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12B The Herald-Advocate, September 11, 2014 Crime Blotter During the past week, sheriffs deputies and city police officers investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests: COUNTY Sept. 7, Michael John Phillips, 49, of 40 Deer Run, Frostproof, was arrested by Ofc. Cesar Medina on seven counts of failure to appear in court. Sept. 7, Brooke Elaine Edwards, 21, of 109 Eagles Nest Dr., Lake Placid, was arrested by Dep. Scott Heasley on an out-of-county warrant. Sept. 7, Ismael Calvillo, 27, of 5121 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Bowling Green, was arrested by Sgt. Matt Tinsley and charged with resisting an officer without violence. Sept. 7, burglary of a conveyance on Lonnie Shackelford Road was reported. Sept. 6, Jose Luis Vasquez, 25, of 5169 SR 64 W., Ona, was ar rested by Dep. Jeremy Brandeberry and charged with resisting an officer without violence. Sept. 6, Jason Lee Northern, 33, of 588 Callie Lane, Bowling Green, was arrested by Dep. Jeremy Brandeberry and charged with battery resulting in bodily harm and burglary with assault or battery. Sept. 6, Christopher Lee Baker, 31, of 3006 Hickory Ct., Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Sgt. Lyle Hart and charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Sept. 6, a theft on Fourth Street East was reported. Sept. 5, Harold Keith Reed, 49, of 1051 Morgan Grice Road, Wauchula, was arrested by Capt. Andrew Rigney on charges of violation of probation and failure to register as a sexual offender. Sept. 5, Zachary Anton McCray, 22, of 1012 Jewel Ave., Lakeland, was arrested by Dep. Ryan Abbott and charged with fraud giving a false ID to an officer and resisting arrest without violence. Sept. 5, Timothy Nekada Burks, 47, of 689 Chamberlain Blvd., Wauchula, was arrested by Sgt. Matt Tinsley and charged with ag gravated battery causing bodily harm, burglary with assault or battery and battery causing bodily harm. Sept. 5, John Bert Spears, 70, of 2024 U.S. 27 N., Avon Park, was arrested by Dep. Cesar Medina and charged with DUI. Sept. 5, David Brian Norris, 47, of 201 N. Eighth Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by Cpl. Todd Souther and charged with possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Sept. 5, a residential burglary on Chamberlain Boulevard, bur glary of a conveyance on SR 62, a vehicle stolen on SR 64 East, and thefts on Glades Street and on SR 64 East were reported. Sept. 4, Celeste Thompkins, 37, of 2911 Bay Villa Ct., Lakeland, was arrested by Dep. Bradford Merkel on a charge of with holding support of children. Sept. 4, burglary of a residence on Harney Road, and thefts on Honeysuckle Street, Myrtle Drive and Moffitt Road were reported. Sept. 3, Connie Marie Minor, 34, of 5017 Willow Ave., Bowling Green, was arrested by the Drug Task Force (DTF) and charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug para phernalia. Sept. 3, Jessica Ann Williamson, 38, of 1919 S. Florida Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by DTF and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting an officer without violence and violation of probation. Sept. 3, Daniel Farias, 26, of 940 Sasser Road, Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Ofc. Bradford Merkel on a pair of out-of-county warrants. Sept. 3, Angelica N. Hill, 24, of 401 S. 10th Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by Ofc. Johnny Trammell on a charge of contempt of court. Sept. 3, Marcy Denise Talio, 26, of 634 Honeysuckle St., Wauchula, was arrested on charges of manufacturing a hallucinogen within 1,000 feet of a church or business, possession of drug paraphernalia and two traffic violations. Sept. 3, Margarito Anton Lopez, 34, of 1271 Lois Lane, Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Ofc. Skylar Clark and charged with two counts of battery. Sept. 3, residential burglaries on Heard Bride Road and on Mowatt Street, a stolen tag and a theft on Snell Street were reported. Sept. 2, Carl Kenneth Douglas, 18, of 2402 Greenleaf Rd., Zolfo Springs, as arrested by DTF and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Sept. 2, John David Shoffner, 49, of 3132 Suwannee St., Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Det. Shane Ward on two counts of with holding support of children. Sept. 2, Kevin Michael Springfield, 24, of 105 Fazzini Dr., Frostproof, and Raymond Jaime Febles, 24, of 685 Fazzini Dr., Frostproof, were arrested by Florida Wildlife Commission Ofc. James Cloud and each charged with trespassing on property not a structure or conveyance and resisting an officer without violence. Febles was also charged with reckless driving. Sept. 2, Julian Ross Alamia, 22, of 702 Sandpiper Dr., Wauchula, was arrested by Ofc. Cesar Medina and charged with battery. Sept. 2, Jose Fidencio Garza, 42, of 2599 Garza Rd., Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Det. Shane Ward and charged with un armed burglary of an unoccupied dwelling, larceny grand theft, resisting/obstructing an officer without violence and violation of probation. Sept. 2, theft on College Hill Road and on Poplar Street were reported. Sept. 1, Esbeida Maldonado, 31, of 2150 Stansfield Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Chris Albritton and charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Sept. 1, Michael James Staton, 22, of 801 N. Clermont St., Fort Meade, was arrested by Dep. David Cruz and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a weapon/ammo by a convicted felon, resisting/obstructing an officer without vio lence, violation of probation, fleeing to elude an officer in a patrol vehicle and driving while license suspended. Sept. 1, Daniel Juarez, 27, of 160 Poucher Rd., Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Jeremy Brandeberry and charged with disorderly conduct. Sept. 1, a fight on U.S. 17 North was reported. WAUCHULA Sept. 7, burglary of a conveyance on South Seventh Avenue was reported. Sept. 6, burglary of a conveyance on North Seventh Avenue and a theft on South Sixth Avenue (U.S. 17 South) was reported. Sept. 5, a vehicle stolen on South Sixth Avenue (U.S. 17 South) was reported. Sept. 4, a theft on North Sixth Avenue (U.S. 17 South) was reported. Sept. 3, a theft on South Seventh Avenue was reported. BOWLING GREEN Sept. 7, a theft on Pleasant Way was reported. Sept. 6, Ray Davila, 26, of 309 W. Jones St., Bowling Green, was arrested by Ofc. Ruben Carranza and charged with battery. Sept. 4, Reynaldo Olvera, 32, P.O. Box 634, Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Ofc. Ruben Carranza on charges of withholding support of children and driving with knowledge of a suspended license. Sept. 4, Guadalupe Maldonado, 27, of 203 Keeton Rd., Wauchula, was arrested by Sgt. Edward Coronado and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. 9/11/2014Sun 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% per cent 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: -49/12/2014Sun Data Rise: 7:11 AM Set: 7:35 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 24 mins. Moon Data Rise: 10:20 PM Set: 10:51 AM Overhead: 4:12 AM Underfoot: 4:38 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 83% per cent waning 83% Waning Gibbous Major Times 4:12 AM 6:12 AM 4:38 PM 6:38 PM Minor Times 10:51 AM-11:51 AM 10:20 PM-11:20 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -4 9/13/2014Sun Data Rise: 7:11 AM Set: 7:34 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 23 mins. Moon Data Rise: 11:06 PM Set: 11:51 AM Overhead: 5:04 AM Underfoot: 5:31 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 74% per cent waning 74% Waning Gibbous Major Times 5:04 AM 7:04 AM 5:31 PM 7:31 PM Minor Times 11:51 AM-12:51 PM 11:06 PM-12:06 AM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -49/14/2014Sun Data Rise: 7:12 AM Set: 7:33 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 21 mins. Moon Data Rise: 11:54 PM Set: 12:47 PM Overhead: 5:57 AM Underfoot: 6:22 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 64% per cent waning 64% Waning Gibbous Major Times 5:57 AM 7:57 AM 6:22 PM 8:22 PM Minor Times 12:47 PM 1:47 PM 11:54 PM-12:54 AM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -4 9/15/2014Sun Data Rise: 7:12 AM Set: 7:32 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 20 mins. Moon Data Rise: --:-Set: 1:41 PM Overhead: 6:48 AM Underfoot: 7:13 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 50% per cent last 50% Last Quarter Major Times 6:48 AM 8:48 AM 7:13 PM 9:13 PM Minor Times --:---:-1:41 PM 2:41 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -49/16/2014Sun Data Rise: 7:13 AM Set: 7:30 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 17 mins. Moon Data Rise: 12:43 AM Set: 2:30 PM Overhead: 7:38 AM Underfoot: 8:03 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 44% per cent waning 44% Waning Crescent Major Times 7:38 AM 9:38 AM 8:03 PM 10:03 PM Minor Times 12:43 AM -1:43 AM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average+ Time Zone UTC: -4 9/17/2014Sun Data Rise: 7:13 AM Set: 7:29 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 16 mins. Moon Data Rise: 1:34 AM Set: 3:17 PM Overhead: 8:27 AM Underfoot: 8:51 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 35% percent waning 35% Waning Crescent Major Times 8:27 AM -10:27 AM 8:51 PM 10:51 PM Minor Times 1:34 AM 2:34 AM 3:17 PM 4:17 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -49/18/2014Sun Data Rise: 7:14 AM Set: 7:28 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 14 mins. Moon Data Rise: 2:24 AM Set: 3:59 PM Overhead: 9:14 AM Underfoot: 9:37 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 26% percent waning 26% Waning Crescent Major Times 9:14 AM 11:14 AM 9:37 PM 11:37 PM Minor Times 2:24 AM 3:24 AM 3:59 PM 4:59 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -4 Solunar Forecast 9:11c Robert L. Shiver Jr.Sales Manager(863) 508-2400 x8430 863-508-24006395 Cypress Gardens Blvd. ~ Winter HavenJavier Cruz(863) 651-6696 Se Habla Espaol!! Llame hoy a Javier Cruz al 863-651-6696. 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C The Herald-Advocate(USPS 578-780)Thursday, September 11, 2014 PAGE ONE Nineteen graduates of South Florida State College’s LicensedPractical Nursing (LPN) pro gram were honored in a tradi tional pinning ceremony on July31 in the SFSC Theatre for thePerforming Arts on the High lands Campus. Eight of the 19 new nurses are local residents. The 2013-14 practical nursing graduates include Hardee Coun tians Loreal Chavez, Angel Gal van, Ali Holle, Gabriella Leslie,Lydia Mejia, Amparo Melendez,Sarah Morales and Karen Pilk ington. Other graduates were Saman tha Brandon, Carmen CoronaZavala, Delicia Davis, MariaGonzalez, Norma Gonzalez,Michelle Griffing, Kaitlyn Heir ing, Jessica Leitch, AshleyReyes, Alyssa Riffle and AnnaStalter. “This ceremony conveys the joining of a profession, a proudprofession,” said Dr. ThomasLeitzel, SFSC president. “It’sone in which you have a chanceto become a hero. Heroes aretruly amazing. They sacrifice,they give, they respond, andthey uphold their commitments.You see, God has put a hero inall of us. He has put a hero inyou, and never underestimatewhat you are called to do.” Keynote speaker Paul Devlin, a retired industrial engineer andcancer survivor for 31 years,emphasized that every nursemakes a difference. He sharedseveral stories about nurses whohad overseen his care and hadmade huge impacts in his life. “You’re going into a great profession,” Devlin said. “I wantto thank you for your dedicationand choice to help others. Whether you choose to serve ina hospital, a doctor’s clinic, or inhome health care, remember:Nurses make a difference.” During the ceremony, gradu ates accepted their nursing pinsfrom a person of their choice, inmost cases a relative or friendwho they credited with beingsupportive throughout theirlives. The practice of pinning new graduates has been a nursingschool tradition in the UnitedStates since 1916. The pin is worn prominently on a nurse’s uniform throughouther or his career. One story ofthe ceremony’s beginning goesback to 1883, when Queen Vic toria awarded Florence Nightin gale the Royal Red Cross on St.George’s Day for her service tothe sick and injured during theCrimean War. In turn, Nightingale later ex tended the honor to her out standing nursing students bypresenting them with a medal ofexcellence. “The nursing pin is a 1,000year old symbol of service toothers,” said Dr. Michele Hes ton, director of SFSC’s nursingprogram. “This symbol of serv ice involves many professionalrights and responsibilities. Intoday’s society the traditionalpinning ceremony has becomeviewed by some as an outdatedritual, with schools of nursingabandoning the pinning cere mony; however, the faculty teamhere at SFSC perceives thislovely tradition as a meaningfulrite-of-passage into the profes sion. It is our time to take pauseand reflect on the underlyingreasons we all remain devoted toour chosen discipline.” Heston continued, “Graduates, tonight, as you each re ceive your nursing pin, be evermindful of those who have socourageously gone before youand those who will serve withyou in the profession of nursing. “Always wear your pin with pride. Let it serve as a constantreminder not only to yourselves,but to your patients of your ded ication to your chosen profes sion and your commitment toserve others. It is truly a cross tobear, a medal of honor, and abadge of courage,” she con cluded. The graduating class pre sented Jessica Bailes, adjunct in structor for nursing education,with the 2014 Golden DuckAward. The award is presentedto an individual or group thatcontributes to the learning expe rience of the students and hasgone above and beyond to edu cate and accommodate membersof the class, based on theD.U.C.K. motto: developing,understanding, compassion, andknowledge. Bailes will join thenursing education team full-timein the fall. SFSC offers Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) options for stu dents interested in be-comingregistered nurses: a two-yearGeneric-RN program and a one-year Transition-LPN to RN pro gram. The college also offers aone-year practical nursing occu pational certificate program. Coming this fall, SFSC will offer a bachelor’s degree innursing. For more information or pro gram entry requirements, visitsouthflorida.edu or call theSFSC Advising & CounselingCenter at (863) 784-7131. Forapplication deadlines and sched uling, contact the SFSC HealthScience Department at 784-7290. 8 From Hardee Earn Nursing Pin COURTESY PHOTO Participating in a 1,000-year-old tradition, Hardee Coun-ty father Miguel Chavez places the nursing pin on daugh ter Loreal Chavez’ uniform. Main Street Wauchula Inc. has been designated the FloridaMain Street Community of theMonth for September, Secretaryof State Ken Detzner an-nounced. Communities are selected based on their developmentalachievements and participationin the Florida Main Street Pro-gram. Main Street Wauchula hasbeen one of Florida’s most suc cessful programs for almost 20years. “Main Street Wauchula is committed to the revitalizationand preservation of its historicdowntown,” said Detzner.“Thanks to their efforts, futuregenerations will be able to ap preciate the history of their townand enjoy locally owned shopsthat stimulate the economy ofthe community.” Since Main Street Wauchula’s designation in 1995, theprogram has completed over175 rehabilitation projects, total ing over $12 million. It is alsoresponsible for bringing 59 busi nesses into downtown, whichhas created 237 jobs. “We recently hosted our an nual Back to School TailgateParty and have also successfullyintegrated an Alumni Gamescompetition,” said Jessica New-man, Main Street Wauchula ex ecutive director. “This event isnot just a celebration for the stu dents, but also for the entirefamily. “Our next event will be the Fall Festival,” she added.“Booths will line Main Street aschildren dressed up in adorablecostumes play games, admirescarecrows, and pick a pumpkinfrom the patch.” State Recognizes Main St. Wauchula CURB APPEAL AWARDWINNERFrom the curb to the door ... Taking pride in a beautiful W auchulaPresented By the City of Wauchula Community Redevelopm ent AgencyNominations are open to commercial and residential properties Make your nomination by visiting www.cityofwauchula/forms or call (863) 767 -0330. September 2014213 S. 7th Avenue 9:11c 0,;=6,8/*,AC*,>.3>6, C (863) 767-8920(Road North of Aaron’s Rental. Next to Heartland Pediatrics) DELIVERYSERVICEAVAILABLE Monday-Friday 2>E@A>L Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00pm9:11c We are very excited to introduce QR Codes on our label s and receipts as a new service to our patients. The code is prescription specific and will link you to information about your personal medication. In ad dition you will be able to enroll yourself to receive fr ee reminder calls, emails or text messages when it’s time to take your medicat ions or set up reminders for when it’s time to refill your prescript ions. This is a free service from Heartland Pharmacy for all of our patients. Using a smart-phone app try scanning the sample QR Code below for a demon stration. Note: If you do not have a smart-phone, contact the pharmac y to learn if you might be able to access this information in some other way. HeartlandPharmacy “We put our into our service” Q: On your suggestion, I started reading Breeana Put troff's "Dusk Gate Chronicles"series, and I couldn't put themdown. I tore through the entireseries in two weeks. Will she bereleasing any new books soon? —Mary Anne K., Allentown, Pa. A: Breeana's new book, which is slated to be released inlate September or early October,is called "Rumplestiltskin'sDaughter." As of now, it isplanned to be a stand-alonebook, not a series, but as Breeanatold me, you never know. "So far as I know it's a single story. You know, my brain doesstrange things. I thought 'DuskGate' was done after 'Blooms ofConsequence,' so I don't knowfor sure. But probably if it didturn into a series, it would branchoff from a few different charac ters. Like maybe a same worldand same storyline, but focus ondifferent people." So, what is her new book about? Breeana summed it up forme: "The story is basically awhat-if retelling of the Rumpel stiltskin tale. The idea behind itis that tales are told by the mostpowerful, so the stories that getpassed down are from one pointof view. And so 'Rumpelstilt skin's Daughter' is, what ifRumpelstiltskin isn't a bad guyafter all? In the real story, the he roes are not nice people. A kingand queen get married becausehe forces her to spin gold forhim, and yet Rumpelstiltskin isportrayed as the bad guy. So, mystory is more an examination ofthat." Q: When will "Gone Girl" be released at the theater?Seems like I've been waitingforever! —Deanna R., via email A: The long-awaited Ben Af fleck-starring thriller — which isbased on the best-selling novelby Gillian Flynn, who also wrotethe movie's screenplay — will bein theaters on Oct. 3. Save me aseat and some popcorn, becauseyou can bet I'll be there! Q: We watched "Lone Sur vivor" last night on DVD, andthe actor who played the newguy that they were giving ahard time looked familiar tome. What else has he been in? —Amelia D., via email A: Alexander Ludwig, who played newbie Navy SEALShane Patton, is perhaps bestknown for playing Cato, the ca reer tributefrom District 2in "TheHungerGames." He'llalso play Bjorn(Ironside)Lothbrok —Ragnar andLagertha's now-grown son — inthe upcoming season of the His tory channel's "Vikings," whichlikely will air in spring 2015. Q: Did Brad Pitt and An gelina Jolie finally get mar ried? —Theresa M. in North Carolina A: They did indeed tie the knot Aug. 23 in France. All of thecouple's six children were in at tendance, and the blushing brideeven wore a floor-length veil thatthe kids decorated for her (draw ings that Luigi Massi, master tai lor at Atelier Versace, hand-sewed onto the veil).Write to Cindy at King FeaturesWeekly Service, P.O. Box536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475; or e-mail her atletters@cindyelavsky.com. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. Celebrity Extra By Cindy Elavsky

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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 11, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 3C

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6C The Herald-Advocate, September 11, 2014 _______________________________ 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 ____________________________________ SNICKERDOODLES These fragrant cookies are perfect for the cookie jar. 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup butter or margarine (2 sticks), softened 1 1/3 cups plus 1/4 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1. Preheat oven to 375 F. In large bowl, combine flour, cream of tartar and baking soda. 2. In large bowl, with mixer at medium speed, beat butter and 1 1/3 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each ad dition; beat in vanilla. Reduce speed to low; beat in flour mixture until well-blended. 3. In small bowl, combine remaining 1/4 cup sugar and cin namon. Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in cinnamon-sugar to coat evenly. Place balls, 1 inch apart, on two ungreased cookie sheets. 4. Bake cookies until set and slightly crinkled on top, about 12 minutes, rotating cookie sheets between upper and lower oven racks halfway through baking. Cool cookies 1 minute on cookie sheet; with wide spatula, transfer cookies to wire racks to cool completely. 5. Repeat with remaining dough. Makes about 54 cookies. ries, 1g protein, 11g carbohydrate, 4g total fat (2g saturated), 17mg cholesterol, 61mg sodium. For thousands of triple-tested recipes, visit our website at www.goodhousekeeping.com/re cipefinder/.(c) 2014 Hearst Communications, Inc. Good Housekeeping The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) announces the following public meeting to which all interested persons are invited: Southern Water Use Caution Area (SWUCA) Ridge Lakes Stakeholder Workgroup Meeting. Discussion is focused on evaluating and recommenda tions for adjustments to the strategies in the SWUCA Re.covery Strategy intended to meet the minimum lake levels along the Lake Wales Ridge. All or part of this meeting may be conducted by means of commu nications media technology in order to permit maximum participation of Governing Board members. DATE/TIME: Thursday, September 18, 2014, 1:30 p.m. PLACE: James P. Austin Community Center, 315 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd., Lake Wales, FL 33853 A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Water-Mat ters.org Boards, Meetings & Event Calendar; 1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352)796-7211. Pursuant to the provision of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring reasonable accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting SWFWMD's Human Resources Bureau Chief, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida 34604-6899; telephone (352) 7967211, ext. 4702 or 1-800-423-1476 (FL only), ext. 4702; TDD (FL only) 1-800-231-6103; or email to ADACoordina-tor@swfwmd.state.fl.us. If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board/Committee with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued. For more information, you may contact: SWUCA.recovery@ wa termatters.org; 1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352)796-7211, x4422(Ad Order EXE0342) 9:11c _______________________________ 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_______________________________ _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 252014DR000378 QUYEN T. DANG, Petitioner and VU DINH TRUONG, Respondent. _______________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: VU DINH TRUONG 635 S. 5th Ave. Apt. C101 Wauchula, Florida 33873 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Dissolution of Marriage has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Quyen T. Dang, whose address is 635 S. 5th Ave. Apt. C101, Wauchula, FL 33873, on or before October 3, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 417 W. Main St., Wauchula, FL 33873 before serv ice on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of Cir cuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file No tice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office. Warning: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclo sure of documents and informa tion. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: August 26, 2014 VICTORIA L. ROGERS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: CONNIE COKER DEPUTY CLERK9:4-25p_______________________________

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September 11, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 7C THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA NOTICE OF RULE REVISION or MODIFICATION September 4, 2014 RULE NO. 7.12 SUBJECT: DRIVER EDUCATION Subject Area or Existing Rule: This rule establishes a policy for the availability of a driver education course to be offered at the high school.Citation of Legal Authority: 1001.41, F.S. Specific Law Implemented: 1003.48, F.S. Preliminary Text: A copy of the full text of this rule may be obtained from the offic e of the Superintendent of Schools. PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE REVISIONS OR MODIFICATIONS IS: David Durastanti, Superintendent of Schools Executive Summary of Rule: The proposed revisions or modifications to the pol icy provide the availability of a driver education course that meets the requi rements of State Board of Education Rules to students at the high school by the adoption of re commendations from the Superintendent of Schools.RULE NO.7.18 SUBJECT:ADULT EDUCATION Subject Area or Existing Rule: This rule establishes policy for the district to maintain and provide basic and secondary education to adult students.General Statutory Authority: 1001.41, F.S. Specific Statutory Authority: 1000.04, 1001.32, 1001.42, F.S. 6A-6.020 SBER Preliminary Text: A copy of the full text of this rule may be obtained from the offic e of the Superintendent of Schools. PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE REVISIONS OR MODIFICATIONS IS: David Durastanti, Superintendent of Schools Executive Summary of Rule: The proposed revisions or modifications to the policy define the purpose of the adult education program and the eligibility a person s eeking to obtain an education through the adult education program by the adoption of recommendations from the Superintendent of Schools.RULE NO.7.33.1 SUBJECT:GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT TEST ELIGIBILITY Subject Area or Existing Rule: This rule establishes requirements that govern eligibility of candidates seeking to take the GED tests.General Statutory Authority: 120.536, 120.54, 120.81, 1001.41(2), 1001.43 et seq, 1001.51 et seq, 1012.23, 1003.435 F.S. Specific Statutory Authority: 6A-6.021 FAC Preliminary Text: A copy of the full text of this rule may be obtained from the offic e of the Superintendent of Schools. PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE REVISIONS OR MODIFICATIONS IS: David Durastanti, Superintendent of Schools Executive Summary of Rule: The proposed revisions or modifications to t he policy provides the requirements, criteria and procedure for persons eligible to t ake the General Educa tional Development Test (GED) by the adoption of recommendations from the Superin tendent of Schools.Statement of Regulatory costs: The proposed rule revisions or modificat ions of the above rules will create no additional district economic impact in exce ss of $100 except for the cost of printing and distributions.Location of Meeting, Time and Date: Hardee School Board Meeting Room, 2 30 South Florida Avenue, Wauchula, FL at 5:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may beheard on October 9, 2014.Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with informat ion regarding the statement of estimated regulatory costs or to provide a proposal for a lower cost reg ulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publicati on of this notice. Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnece ssary by the Agency Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and dated to be advertised i n the future. Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this propos ed rule is to request, in writing a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superinte ndent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request s hall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportu nity to present ev idence and argument on the issues under consideration.Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constitut ing public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, i n writing, to the Superin tendent of Schools.Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judici ally noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule.Notice: If you need accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify, David Durastanti, the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 773-9058 or at t he Hardee School Board, 1009 North 6th Avenue, Wauchula, Florida 338 73 at least 48 hours prior to the meet ing or workshop.Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of th e proposed rule shall be filed in the office of the Superintendent of Sc hools pursuant to Section 120.54(3)(e), Fla. Stat. 9:11c NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME ACT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, pursuant tothe provisions of the FictitiousName Act, Section 865.09,Florida Statutes, as amended,intends to register with the Sec retary of State of the State ofFlorida, the fictitious name of Tand B Cattle under which theundersigned is engaged or willengage in business at: PO Box146 in the City of Wauchula, FL33873. That the party/parties inter ested in said business enter prise is/are as follows: BillBursler and Tom Sherrill. Dated at Wauchula, Hardee County, Florida 33873. Person authorizing publica tion: Bill Bursler. Dated: 9-8-14. 9:11p PUBLIC NOTICE The Office of Hardee County Emergency Managementhas scheduled a Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) meetingon September 17, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., located at theHardee Emergency Operations Center, 404 West OrangeStreet, Wauchula, FL 33873.The purpose of a local mitigation strategy is to reducethe human, environmental, and economic costs of disas-ters. Mitigation is any action taken to permanently re-duce or eliminate long-term risks to people and theirproperty from the effects of disasters.The goal of the LMS meeting will be to identify specificsteps to be taken to reduce the impacts of various natu-ral hazards, the timing of those steps, potential fundingsources, their priority within the community, and the enti-ties responsible for implementing each of them. Please come participate in this informative and importantpublic meeting.For more information, please call the Emergency Man-agement Office at 863/773-6373. 9:11c By CHRISTOPHER R. FLORESSpecial To The Herald-Advocate Jesus Garza, known to many as Jesse, was born in the small town of Mercedes,Texas, on Dec. 25, 1936. His father’s name was Margarito, who passed away in 1978 at the age of72. Hismother’sname wasAntonia,who sud-denly passed away to an unknown ill-ness in 1941. His dad remarried a coupleof years later to Concepcion. Jesse is thesecond oldest of 12 brothers and sisters.His siblings are Freddy, David, Jo, Car-men, Delia, Josephina, Lupe, Elva, Glo-ria, Alice and Margarita. Carmen is theonly sister who has passed away. Allsiblings live in Zolfo Springs, except forDavid who resides in Wauchula. Jesse completed school up to the sixth grade. He attended a nun’s schoolin Mercedes, Texas, from kindergartento third grade. The school was only fiveblocks away, so he was able to walk toit. He recalls the nuns being very kindand always praying. He explained to mewith a grin on his face that, as students,they would pray for everything. From fourth to sixth grade he attended a school in the state of Arkansas.There the school was about three milesaway, and he was picked up by theschool bus. He remembers there wereonly two Hispanic children in his class.He also recalls the teachers being veryfriendly to him. He shared with me thatwhen it snowed, his teacher would openthe windows and let the students playwith the snow. Some of Jesse’s chores after school included cutting wood for their stoveand picking cotton. He had to stop at-tending school, because he had to workto help his dad provide for his family.He only got paid $3 a day picking cottonfrom sunrise to sunset. As a younger child, Jesse enjoyed playing baseball. His position was firstand third base. He had a blast with hisfriends! But he liked playing marbleseven more. Giggling, he confessed tome that he would always carry 10 to 15marbles around his neck. Any chance hegot, he would play marbles and win. Hetold me he had a couple of 25-poundflour bags where he stored his marblecollection. His dad knew if he sent himout to run an errand, Jesse was sure toget detoured with a quick marble match. When Jesse was older, he really liked watching cowboy movies. He especiallyliked movies with Gene Autry and RoyRogers. Some of Jesse’s most memorable times include when he began driving.His dad bought him a Ford car when hewas 13 years of age to drive his familyaround. Then at the age of 16 his dadbought him a 1946 Chevy truck. This iswhen he started driving his friendsaround as well. A few years later, Jesseupgraded to a 1952 Chevy truck. On a more sensitive matter, Jesse remembers seeing his mother, Maria, onher deathbed. A few days later he recallsher being in her casket and carried bysix men to her gravesite. He told me hewent 10 years ago to look for her gravein Mercedes. He looked for the cementcross with marble edging his dad madehis mom, but couldn’t find it. The smallcemetery had been abandoned and over-grown with grass and weeds. Jesse has many wonderful childhood memories. He says his dad was verygood to him and his siblings. “He lovedus a lot,” Jesse states. All of his familygot along really well and were united. He remembers during the winters they would have lots of food stored intheir home. His favorite thing to eat washomemade tortillas made by his sisterswith eggs. He also loved eating home-made butter biscuits with jelly. He re-members that when he and his dadworked nearby the home, his stepmomwould bring them buuelos and hot Papa Joe Sold His Dad An Acre Of Land In ZS chocolate every afternoon. “It was verygood,” says Jesse. One summer a man invited the large Garza family to go near the Miami areato pick strawberries. They accepted theinvitation and did this for a few sum-mers afterward. One year on the wayback to Arkansas they happened to drivethrough Zolfo Springs and stopped at astore to buy food. They ran into a mannamed Nick Mendoza, who asked themif they would like to stay a few weeksand pick cucumbers. They accepted theoffer and went back to Arkansas whenthey had finished. The following season his dad met a man they called Papa Jo. Papa Jo had arestaurant back then and his daughterhas the Pioneer Restaurant today, Jesseexplained to me. Well, Papa Jo soldMargarito, Jesse’s dad, an acre of landin Zolfo Springs. Margarito then wenton to build the first home on that road.Because it was the first home on thatroad it was named Garza Road. Someyears later, Jesse and some of his sib-lings also built their homes on GarzaRoad in Zolfo Springs. Jesse married at the age of 23 to a lovely woman by the name of Maria.They had four children together. Theirnames are Johnny, Elvira, Jesse Jr. andJo Fidencio. All his kids were born inWauchula. He was married for over 40years. His wife, Maria, passed away atthe age of 60 on Nov. 25, 2003. His home on Garza Road burned down in the year 2009. He didn’t havehome insurance and wasn’t able to re-build, but he praises God that his twosons were able to get out safely. Jesseshared with me that he remembers try-ing to save his truck, but the police offi-cers did their job and wouldn’t let himnearby for fear of the electrical wiresabove the home and truck. With a calm tone of voice, Jesse stated, “Everything I worked for since Iarrived to Zolfo was lost that day, exceptfor one pair of pants and a pair of bootsthat was protected by a mattress.” Today Jesse lives in Zolfo Springs in one of his brother’s rental properties. Hestill drives a truck and enjoys eatinghomemade tortillas, with beans now in-stead of eggs. He has a heart conditionand isn’t able to work like he’d like too,but he mows lawns and does odd jobshere and there. This Christmas (2013)Jesse will be turning 77 and has such apleasant spirit. In the picture he showedme, he was 17 years old. I closed our interview by asking him what was his philosophy for life? Hethought for a moment, but then replied,“Enjoy every moment of your life, loveyour family, and serve the Lord.” Back In Time is the result of a class assignment given to ninth graders atHardee Senior High School. Each student is asked to interview an olderperson. Selected interviews are pub-lished here as an encouragement to thestudents and for the enjoyment of ourreaders. Back Back In In Time Time COURTESY PHOTO A dapper 17-year-old Jesus “Jesse” Garza YOUR BUSINESS COULD APPEAR HERE TOO!!Nancy Davis, Kim Reas or Trayce Daniels 773-3255 www.TheHeraldAdvocate.com Your Business Could Appear Here!Nancy Davis, Kim Reas or Trayce Daniels The Herald Advocate 773-3255 or www.TheHeraldAdvocate.com

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8C The Herald-Advocate, September 11, 2014 9:11c Courthouse Report COUNTY COURT The following marriage li censes were issued recently inthe office of the county court: Hillary Marquis Holley, 42, of Bowling Green, and La-quinda Deanna Smith, 34, ofWauchula. Jordan Eldridge Moseley, 33, of Bowling Green, and AmandaFay Willis, 27, Wauchula. Randall Earl Whaley, 31, of Wauchula, and Smokee LynnBarker, 20, Wauchula. The following small claims cases were disposed of recentlyin county court: Stenstrom Road Sr. Village Association vs. John Peterson,judgment of eviction of tenant. Midland Funding vs. Norma Garcia, voluntary dismissal. All Creatures Animal Hospital vs. Michael Klein, Ma-lenna Klein, judgment. OneMain Financial Inc. vs. Florencio Gonzalez, voluntarydismissal. Portofolio Recovery Associates vs. Roger Salazar, volun tary dismissal. Country Manor Apartments vs. Natashia Phillips and Kris tiana Fleurimond, order. Cavalry Portfolio Services vs. Alvarado Lemus and MariaRivera, judgment. State Farm Florida Insurance Co. vs. Everett S. Rimes andAlexis Rimes, dismissed. The following inactive small claims cases were dismissedfor lack of prosecution: Samuel L. Delatorre vs. Priscilla Torres. Joe Vance, Belva Vance vs. William Miller, Marie Miller. Samuel Delatorre vs. Michele Pintello. Samuel Delatorre vs. Tonya M. Dawson. Portfolio Recovery vs. Melissa Smith. Credit Acceptance Corp. vs. Vernon Greene, Collette Greene. Robert Bryant vs. Lorenzo Rowe. Jose Gonzalez vs. Nicole Castillo, Adrian Castillo. Samuel Delatorre vs. Gregory White. The following misdemeanor cases were disposed of recentlyin county court: Daniel Allen Jenkins, domes tic battery, transferred to pretrialintervention program, returnSept. 17. Marina Lucero Villafranco, domestic battery, transferred topretrial intervention program,return Oct. 22. Roger Sylvester Darty, do mestic battery, not prosecuted. Ricardo Davila Perada, viola tion of city noise ordinance, notprosecuted. Ricky Trevino, domestic bat tery, not prosecuted. CIRCUIT COURT The following civil actions were filed recently in the officeof the circuit court: Yaritza Davila Davila and the state Department of Rev-enue(DOR) vs. Juan A. Calderon,petition for child support. Gloria Jean Hickman vs. Jerry Litton Jr., petition for in junction for protection. Annie B. Small and DOR vs. Jacqueline Denise Small, peti tion for administrative child sup port order. Bruce B. Ginsberg and Ella V. Ginsberg, divorce. Bianca Lobato and DOR vs. Daniel Farias, petition for childsupport. Queyer T. Dang and Vu Dinh Truong, divorce. James K. Cloud and Brandie Cloud, divorce. Patty Taylor vs. Kenneth J. Kelly and Upside Down SodCorp., damages — auto negli gence. Dahlia Flores vs. Roberto Flores, petition for injunction forprotection. Michelle Cord and Jason Cord, divorce. Wauchula Police Dept. vs. Oscar Omar Sambrano, petitionfor forfeiture. The following decisions on civil cases pending in the cir cuit court were handed downrecently by the circuit courtjudge: Household Finance Corp. III vs. Lisa and Henry Manwiller,dismissesd. The Bank of New York Mel lon as trustee vs. David Naranjo et al, judgment of mortgageforeclosure. Mary I. Ramirez vs. Ramiro Ramirez Jr. and DOR, voluntarydismissal. Katie Guinell Kilgore and DOR vs. Ophnie Jamal Au-guste, voluntary dismissal. Mary Helen and Daniel Robinson vs. Wal-Mart StoresInc., joint stipulation and dis missal. State Farm Florida Insurance co. vs. Everett S. Rimes andAlexis Rimes, joint stipulationfor dismissal. Juanita Lynne Johnson and DOR vs. Jason Blain Arledge,order on child support contempt. Adriana Martinez and DOR vs. Ernesto DeSantiago, orderon child support contempt. BAC Home Loans Servicing vs. Charles w. Freeman et al,judgment of mortgage foreclo sure. Linda Ann Beebe and DOR vs. Ramiro Jimenez, order onchild support contempt. Rebecca S. Hulsey and DOR vs. Amy Rebecca McQuaig,order on child support contempt. Maricela Hernandez and DOR vs. Arturo c. Marquez,order on child support contempt. Brian Keith McQuaig and DOR vs. Amy Rebecca Mc-Quaig, order on child supportcontempt. Cynthia Marie Deanda Gavigon and DOR vs. ChristopherBrent Saldivar, order on childsupport contempt. James C. Watkins and DOR vs. Keishia Mashuen WatkinsGibson, order on child supportcontempt. Glenn Smith vs. the state De partment of Corrections (DOC),inmate petition transferred toLeon County. Christopher Coronado vs. Michael D. Crews, DOC, inmatepetition transferred to LeonCounty. Roberto Alberto Cepero vs. Michael D. Crews, DOC, inmatepetition transferred to LeonCounty. Christopher Michael Keller and Samantha Marie SelphKeller, divorce. Peton Dawn M. Ainsworth vs. Onix Velez, voluntary dis missal. Daniel Fennell vs. Jessica Williamson, order. James Hawkins vs. Michael D. Crews, DOC, dismissed. Marie Patino Valdiviez and Esteban G. Valdievez, order. Alisha Evans and Anthony Evans, dismissed. Ramunda Fonta Evans Burns and DOR vs. Bobby LewisThompkins, order on child sup port contempt. Veronica Jorden and DOR vs. Joshua Cody Lopez, order onchild support contempt. Jacklyn Patricia Smith Park erman vs. Mackinson St. Fort,order on child support contempt. Stacy M. Mendoza and DOR vs. Gilbert J. Garcia, order onchild support contempt. Bank of America vs. Donna Kuzel, Harry M. Kuzel Jr. et al,order. Stacy Haas vs. Joshua Haas, dismissal of temporary injunc tion for protection. 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. Thomas Joseph Cox, six counts burglary of structure andsix counts grand theft, probationfive years, $1,050 fines, costsand fees; burglary of structureand grand theft of a firearm, notprosecuted. Roberto Aulthor Gallegos Jr., felony habitual driving while li cense suspended, probation 24 months, $1,044 fines, costs andfees, 100 hours community serv ice. Ellis Steve Hodges III, viola tion of probation (originalcharge criminal mischief), pro bation revoked, nine months injail, $250 fees added to $1,256outstanding fines, costs and fees. Robert Joseph Lepage, do mestic battery, completed pre trial intervention program, motprosecuted. Jordy Lee Mendoza, resisting arrest without violence, posses sion of methamphetamine andpossession of drug parapherna lia, seven months in jail withcredit for 53 days served, $1,620fines, costs and fees. Julius Robert Merchant III, dealing in stolen property, pos session of marijuana, tamperingwith physical evidence, posses sion of drug paraphernalia, petittheft and fraudulent use of acredit card, 22 months FloridaState Prison with credit for 60days served, $1,520 fines, costsand fees placed on lien. Brandon Scott Norris, posses sion of methamphetamine andpossession of drug parapherna lia, transferred to drug pretrialintervention program. Christopher Andrew Stone, possession of methampheta mine, possession of drug para phernalia and possession ofmarijuana, 29 months FloridaState Prison with credit for 169days served, $1,470 fines, costsand fees placed on lien; posses sion of methamphetamine andpossession of drug parapherna lia, not prosecuted. The following real estate transactions of $10,000 ormore were filed recently in theoffice of the clerk of court: Thomas and Guillermina J. Trevino to Domingo B. andCamelia Lopez, $35,000. Wendell and Annette Cole to Estrada Packers and ShippersInc., $400,000. Phoebe M. Logan to John F. Nelson, $63,000. Brenda Manley Rymanowicz to Brenda Manley Rymanowiczand Mary Loretta Luke,$28,000. WIN $40 GIFT CERTIFICATE SEE ORANGE & BLUE WILDCAT PAGE SECTION “C” FOR ENTRY FORM (Contest Held Weekly Be a Winner) VOTE FISCALRESPONSIBILITYVote Republican... Not Obama/Crist Democrats Pol. adv. paid for and approved by HC Rep. Party10:9c