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The Herald-Advocate Hardee County’s Hometown Coverage 114th Year, No. 423 Sections, 32 Pages 70¢ Plus 5¢ Sales Tax Thursday, September 18, 2014 S UBSCRIBE O NLINE A T T HE H ERALD A DVOCATE COM — I N C OLOR — Drug Dealer Gets 11 Years . Story 2A Citrus Round Table Today . Column 12B BioNitrogen Head Charged With Theft PHOTOS BY MARIA TRUJILLO This is what happens when you leave a group of adults on a playg round with no children around. Diana Youmans, community relations manager at Mosaic, decided to go for a s pin on the newly installed playground equipment at North Wauchula Elementary School. After participating in a brief ribbo n-cutting, these women decided to have a little fun with Youmans, who was all for trying out the new equipment It looked like so much fun to Deputy Superintendent Bob Shayman that he decided to try out the spinner as well. Youman s later explored the equipment further, by scaling tubes to the top of a tower and then going down the tallest slid e. For more pictures, see 3A. BREAKING IT IN! WEATHER DATE HIGH LOW RAIN 09/1091710.0009/1191710.1809/1288730.0909/1390720.0009/1489700.1309/1593700.00 09/1690700.00 TOTAL Rainfall to 09/16/2014 37.78 Same period last year 35.95 Ten Year Average 47.79 Source: Univ. of Fla. Ona Research Center INDEX Classifieds.....................6BCommunity Calendar....4ACourthouse Report.......3CCrime Blotter.................8CEntertainment...............7C Hardee Living................2BInformation Roundup...9AObituaries......................4APuzzles..........................7CSchool Lunch Menus...9BSolunar Forecast..........3C Main Street Work Will Take Months EDA Awards $3.5 Million In Grants County Director Kills Wife, Self 1 SeatOpen OnZS Board Kornegay By CYNTHIA KRAHLOf The Herald-Advocate The head of a corporation which has been seeking countyeconomic development dollarshas been arrested on unrelatedtheft charges. Bryan B. Kornegay Jr., 41, of 400 S. Ocean Blvd., PalmBeach, was arrested on Mondayat Miami International Airportas he re-entered the countryfrom South America, Maj.Randy Dey of the Hardee County Sheriff’s Office said. Kornegay is president and CEO of BioNitrogen, a urea fer tilizer company which most re cently sought $2 million infunding from the Hardee CountyEcomonic Develop-ment Au thority to build a gasificationplant in the Fort Green area. That request was rejected on Monday. Kornegay has been charged with grand theft of $100,000 or more, a first-degree felony, Deysaid. Bond has been set at $50,000.The major noted that Korne gay was arrested on a HardeeCounty warrant as he passedthrough U.S. Customs on his re turn from a trip to Argentina.When his passport was checked,Dey explained, the warrant forhis arrest was found. That warrant was issued on Tuesday of last week by County Judge Jeff J. McKibben. And onWednesday of last week, CircuitJudge Marcus J. Ezelle issued anorder for a “Nebbia Hearing”upon Kornegay’s arrest, mean ing the suspect must produceproof that any money used forhis bail is not stolen or otherwiseunlawfully obtained. Dey said the arrest is the cul mination of an investigation byDet. Johnny Shivers into$100,000 of missing money. He said that on Nov. 14, 2012, the alleged victim, Edgar L.Davis Jr., transferred $100,000from his personal account to theaccount of B Group LLC, ofwhich Kornegay is the regis tered agent. The money was to be used for Davis’ investment in ColumbusOil & Gas LLC through con vertible debentures, Dey said. “Due to certain stipulations See BIONITROGEN 11A By CYNTHIA KRAHLOf The Herald-Advocate A Hardee County department head left work early one day lastweek, went home and thenkilled his wife and himself. Kevin Denny, 45, had been di rector of planning and develop ment for the county since Aug.2, 2010. He lived in south Lake land with wife Jennifer, 41, anddaughter Hannah, 10. The Polk County Sheriff’s Of fice said Hannah was home atthe time of the shootings, whichoccurred at about 2:10 p.m. onWednesday behind a lockedmaster-bedroom door. Investigators are calling the incident a murder-suicide. Word of the deaths has rocked those here who knew andworked with Denny. County Manager Lex Albritton said a grief counselor wasbrought in by 8:30 Thursdaymorning. “He met with all of theemployees; he went around andtalked with everyone. Theyseem to be doing well with it, atleast by outward appearances,”Albritton said. Albritton said the day before the shootings Denny had con fided in him concerning maritalissues. He noted Denny hadbeen contemplating a divorce. Denny had taken a day off from work on Monday of lastweek, and then talked withAlbritton on Tuesday. “I knewas of Tuesday morning, I knewhe had some problems and I senthim home. “He came back earlier than I expected, about 11:45 or 12 o’ clock. He said they worked itout. He said they were going togo to counseling,” recalledAlbritton. Denny worked the rest of the day Tuesday, he said. But on Wednesday morning, Denny skipped a meeting inBartow at the Central FloridaRegional Planning Council andcame into the office instead. Heleft work at about 1 p.m. withoutcontacting Albritton. The Polk County Sheriff’s Of fice said a male, presumablyDenny, called the 911 line at2:10 p.m. to say shots were firedand deputies were needed at6250 Cornerstone Dr. The mandid not hang up the phone, theysaid, but simply put it down. Then, they said, the telecom munications officer heard a gun shot. When deputies arrived at the home, the 10-year-old childcame running out, saying sheheard gunshots in her parents’bedroom but could not get in be cause the door was locked. Deputies breaking into the room found the couple. Bothwere dead.See DIRECTOR 2A By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate The qualifying period for election to the Zolfo SpringsTown Commission is next week. Because of the town’s new four-day work week, qualifyingis limited to Monday throughThursday, Sept. 25, from 7:30a.m. to 5 p.m. Anyone interested can pick up a packet at Town Hall, 3210U.S. 17 North. The only available opening is Seat 1, currently held by JuanOtero. To qualify, a person has to be 18 or older, and a resident of thetown for at least six months. A person can get a petition signed by at least six people orpay a qualifying fee of $54.There also has to be a campaignaccount set up at a local bank. The person getting the most See 1 SEAT 2A By MICHAEL KELLYOf The Herald-Advocate The Economic Development Authority unanimously voted tofund six grant applications total ing $3.5 million on Monday. All projects that received funding were submitted by theIndustrial Development Author-ity and include both infrastruc ture and economic developmentprojects. The largest grant, $1.5 mil lion, went to the incubator proj ect in the former Scotty’sHard-ware building on U.S 17. The IDA purchased the build ing last year for $498,000 andhas been retrofitting it to house several tenants. Three tenants slated to move into the facility will receivemore than $1.1 million of thefunds while $216,000 will go to ward renovating the building,$11,168 for equipment and$245,520 for overhead. Peace River Paddle Sports, which will manufacture a paddleboard/kayak vessel, re-ceived$200,000. Owner Trey Flemmerhad a finished model at the meeting to view, and said he isready to begin manufacturingwhen he moves into the facility. Cantu Apiaries and Peace River Bees will receive$269,675 to manufacture itsskin-care line made from honeyand other bee products. Stream2Sea, a skin-care and cosmetic company, will receive$662,000 and is owned by Au tumn Bloom. She also startedOrganix South, which was the first tenant in the Hardee CountyCommerce Park. Bloom latersold that company to Nutraceu tical. An additional $500,000 was granted for the Florikan buildingbeing built in the Com-mercePark. That company is moving its production facility from SaraSee EDA AWARDS 2A By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate Repaving and drainage work on West Main Street in Wau-chula will start in early January. The project will take the better part of six months and needs tobe done before the summer rainsdisrupt the drainage work, ex plained Ken Wheeler, countyengineer. The January start did not sit well with the Wauchula CityCommission, which discussedthe matter while approving aninterlocal agreement with thecounty during the monthly CityCommission meeting on Sept. 8.It would prefer the work be de layed until the end of March solocal businesses could take full advantage of serving winter vis itors. The work begins at Ohio Av enue. After it passes Eighth Av enue, the work will be done atnight, after 8 p.m., to minimizeeffects on downtown businesses,said Wheeler. The county recently increased the project from$757,411 to $1,232,039 as thestate Department of Transpor-tation made its SCOP (SmallCounties Operations Program)and SCRAP (Small CountiesRoad Assistance Program)monies for the 2014-15 fiscalyear available. The state year be gins July 1. Having the full funding will enable the county to complete both the paving and drainagework at one time. Wheeler saidhe had 95 percent of the engi neer’s drawings and would beasking the Board of CountyCommissioners for permissionto go out for bid at its Nov. 6meeting. The work from Ohio to U.S. 17 Southbound will includedrainage, sidewalks, curbing,widening, milling and repavingalong West Main Street. It willnot cross over to East MainStreet and U.S. 17 North be-cause East Main Street is SR636 and the state has its ownplans for work to the east side ofWauchula. One of the most difficult tasks will be replacing the city’s 24inch stormwater drains to 48-inch pipe, which will bettercarry flooding waters off MainStreet and, hopefully, OrangeAvenue. In addition to drainsalong West Main Street, therewill also be catch basins anddrains added along South Eighthto Orange Street and alongSouth Seventh Avenue to Or ange Street. “This should prevent flood ing, based on the 25-year floodevents,” said Wheeler. The eventual plan is for the city to complete stormwaterwork by drilling under U.S. 17for drains on to a vacant lot nearthe Post Office on Fourth Av enue to continue stormwaterSee MAIN STREET 2A


2A The Herald-Advocate, September 18, 2014 The Herald-Advocate Hardee County’s Hometown Coverage JAMES R. KELLY Publisher/Editor CYNTHIA M. KRAHL Managing Editor JOAN M. SEAMANSports Editor115 S. Seventh Ave.P.O. Box 338Wauchula, FL 33873 RALPH HARRISON Production Manager NOEY DE SANTIAGO Asst. Prod. Manager Phone: (863) 773-3255 Fax: (863) 773-0657 Published weekly on Thursday at Wauchula, Florida, by The Herald-AdvocatePublishing Co. Inc. Periodical Postage paid at U.S. Post Office, Wauchula, FL33873 and additional entry office (USPS 578-780), “Postmaster,” send addresschanges to: The Herald-Advocate, P.O. Box 338, Wauchula, FL 33873. DEADLINES: Schools – Thursday 5 p.m. Sports Monday noon Hardee Living – Thursday 5 p.m. General News – Monday 5 p.m. Ads – Tuesday noon SUBSCRIPTIONS: Hardee County 6 months – $21; 1 yr. – $39; 2 yrs. – $75 Florida 6 months – $25; 1 yr. – $46; 2 yrs. – $87 Out of State 6 months – $29; 1 yr. – $52; 2 yrs.– $100 LETTERS:The Herald-Advocate welcomes letters to the editor on matters of public in terest. Letters should be brief, and must be written in good taste, signed andinclude a daytime phone number.SUBMISSIONS:Press releases on community matters are welcome. Submissions should betyped, double-spaced and adhere to the above deadlines. All items are subjectto editing. Kelly’s Column By Jim The U.S. Supreme Court began in 1789 and has nine members, appointed for life. In that 225-year period there have only been 111justices, and 107 were white men, reports the September AARP Bul letin. This reflected the traditional power base of the U.S. The other four are Sandra Day O’Conner (retired), Clarence Thomas, Thur good Marshall (appointed in 1967 and the first African American),and Sonia Sotomayor, a Puerto Rican Hispanic and the very firstHispanic, appointed by President Barack Obama to the nation’shighest court. AARP reports President Obama sometimes tosses a football to relive stress. He also likes to play basketball and golf. –––––– Ken Burns’ latest documentary “The Roosevelts” premiered Sept. 14 on PBS, reported AARP. They are Theodore, Franklin andFDR’s wife Eleanor. Theodore was a Republican and Franklin was a Democrat. Teddy overcame childhood asthma. Franklin contracted infantileparalysis/polio at age 39. Both had unbounded optimism, a sense ofdirection, were great with people, and were concerned with peopleless fortunate, said Burns. Eleanor’s father was an alcoholic and was insane. Her mother was very cruel to her, and both parents died before she was 12.Teddy lost his mother and his wife on the same day, Feb. 14, 1884,in the same house. His wife Alice had given birth to their only childtwo days before her death. FDR and Eleanor became “the most for midable husband and wife team to occupy the White House ever.” Burns is working on a history of the Vietnam War and said LBJ (Lyndon Baines Johnson) is one of the most interesting and tragiccharacters in American history. –––––– Stan Hinden wrote 5 Steps To Retire Happy for AARP:1. Ask key questions of am I ready to retire, what will I do when I retire, how will retirement change my life, w hat role will my children play, how do I cope with the downside of retirement, andcan I afford to retire? A man 65 is expected to live another 17.7 yearsand a woman 65 another 20.3 years. 2. Educate yourself by reading books on retirement.3. Save all you can.4. Avoid a nasty tax surprise.5. Make your money last. The old rule of thumb was to with draw 4 percent of your nest egg annually. A more realistic numbernow is 3 percent. Those who rely entirely on fixed income can safelywithdraw no more than 2.5 percent in the first year, plus inflationincreases. –––––– Some advice (condensed) for new college students, written by Lisa Samalonis, a writer and medical editor who has taught at col leges in New Jersey: College is expensive, so get your money’s worth. Show up for most if not all of your classes. Pay attention and do the work. Forgetperfection. College is about learning, trying new things, and occa sionally failing at some endeavors. Educate yourself about the stu dent loan program. Make real connections with professors andstudents. During class, put away your smartphone and don’t surf theWeb on your laptop. Participate in meaningful discussions in the classroom. The pro fessor-student connection is one of the most rewarding aspects ofthe college experience. Professors are a good resource when lookingfor jobs after graduation. Live it up—to a point. It’s OK to have agood time, but moderation is what enables you to graduate with arespectable grade point average. Learn some personal responsibility. In college you are expected to speak for yourself. Campuses have mental-health services; usethem if needed. College is a big life change. Assignments convergeand overwhelm. Parents get divorced/laid off/die. Breakups happen.You can make it. Find your “thing.” Immerse yourself in your fieldof interest. Work an internship. Find a related side job. (Publishedin the Philadelphia Inquirer and The Tampa Tribune.) –––––– There will be a city election in Bowling Green Tuesday, Sept. 30, for one city commission seat. Cliff Lunn and Chuck Dixon arerunning for the post being vacated by Stuart Durastanti after servingtwo terms. Steve Spinks will be re-elected without opposition in the other seat. Spinks took the place of Randy Mink who left earlier this yeardue to health reasons. –––––– George Heine Jr. and Don Herndon were inducted into the Hardee Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame on Aug. 23. Both are de ceased. Heine was Hardee Little League Baseball president for 35 years, moving here in 1951. He worked for the county health de partment for 44 years, said David Royal. He worked Little League four nights a week during the season. The baseball complex was named after him. He was in the Navy for3 years and was a volunteer for the American Red Cro ss and the local fire department. Heine served on the Wauchula City Council for over 20 years, was a deacon and greeter for First Baptist Church in Wauchula, andwas active in Jaycees, Kiwanis Club, YMCA and Chamber of Com merce. Herndon was a great runningback at Hardee High School and was known as “The Wauchula Express” as a Little All-Americanhalfback for the University of Tampa Spartans. He had a brief career in professional football and was an excellent golfer, said Bill Lam bert. He was an excellent high school head football coach, leading the Hardee Wildcats to the state title game in 1965 when the Wild cats lost to Starke in Gainesville. He participated in the statewideteacher walkout and was not rehired at HHS. Herndon later was head football coach at Tampa Chamberlain, Dade City and Haines City where he won a state title in 1973, saidDoyle E. Carlton III. He grew up in the Lake Dale community andafter retirement moved back to Hardee County. Others in the Hardee Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame are Doyle E. Carlton Jr., Dunning Terrell, Leon Sharp, Dr. ErnestPalmer, Bob Martin, Joe L. Davis Sr., and Jerry Kapusta. –––––– Recently a 9-year-old girl from New Jersey accidently shot and killed her instructor at a shooting range with a Uzi submachine gun.Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. wrote such guns shouldbe prohibited by law in the U.S. He commented, “What kind ofshooting range allows a prepubescent girl to fire an Uzi? What kindof parents think it’s a good idea to put a submachine gun in their 9-year-old’s hand?” –––––– Deer sometimes cause Florida farmers problems by eating part of their crops, reports Florida Farm Bureau. Florida allows farmersto kill offending deer on private land through a sta te-run deer depre dation program, reports Mary Foster. Wildlife fencing to keep outdeer can cost $10.50 a foot. –––––– Keith Albritton, the son of Wauchula natives Kale Albritton and Sue Pepper, last month was named winner of the Billy Chase Awardby the Polk County Gator Club. His is a graduate of Lakeland HighSchool and University of Florida where he excelled in golf. He helped lead the Gators to a pair of SEC titles and a runnerup finish in the NCAA men’s gold finals in 1991. He played profes sionally on the South America and Canada tours and won 8tournaments. Albritton is president and CEO of Allen and Company, and in vestment firm in Lakeland. He is an elder, Sunday worship leaderand home fellowship group leader at Christ Community Presbyte rian Church. Keith and his wife Payton have 4 children, Jacob, Luke,Matthew and Faith. –––––– Gainesville radio and TV personality Larry Vettel recently spoke to the Polk County Gator Club and predicted UF will go 8-4this season. The Gators were 4-8 last year and 11-2 in 2012. He saidthe Gators could win 9 or 10 games this season but noted FSU andAlabama have more talent. –––––– The University of Florida has won SEC football championships eight times, in 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2006, and 2008,and national football championships in 1996, 2006 and 2008. Steve Spurrier was head coach for six of those SEC titles, and Urban Myer was head coach for the last two titles. Spurrier coachedone national title team and Meyers two. Spurrier is now head foot ball coach at South Carolina, and Myer is head football coach atOhio State. Florida has had three Heisman Trophy winners, Steve Spurrier in 1966, Danny Wuerfel in 1996, and Tim Tebow in 2006, whichwas the 100th anniversary of UF football. By CYNTHIA KRAHLOf The Herald-Advocate A man who sold a variety of narcotics in proximity to achurch will now have more thana decade to meditate on hiscrimes. Calvin Lavon McLeod, 46, of 670 Peterson St., Wauchula, hasbeen sentenced in Hardee Cir cuit Court to 11 years in FloridaState Prison for four of the orig inal nine criminal counts againsthim. McLeod had been arrested by the Hardee County Drug TaskForce on Sept. 15, 2012, follow ing a raid on his home on Aug.31 of that year. He was charged with traffick ing in more than 28 grams of co caine, possession of cocainewith intent to sell, sale of co caine, possession of marijuanawith intent to sell, possession ofmethamphetamine with in-tentto sell, trafficking in more than28 grams of hydrocodone, traf ficking in 14 grams or more ofoxycodone, possession of drugparaphernalia, and possession ofa structure for the trafficking ofcontrolled substances. In plea negotiations between Assistant Public DefenderRhonda Whittaker and Assis-tant State Attorney David Ward,the state agreed not to prosecutefive of the counts — includingthe more serious traffickingcharges — in exchange for a “nocontest” plea to the remainingfour offenses. Circuit Judge Marcus J. Ezelle then adjudicated Mc-Leod guiltyof possession of cocaine with in tent to sell, possession of mari juana with intent to sell,possession of methamphetaminewith intent to sell and possessionof a structure for trafficking in orselling controlled substances. In imposing the prison sen tence, Ezelle granted McLeodcredit for the 510 days he al ready had served in the HardeeCounty Jail since his arrest as heawaited trial. The judge also assessed a total of $1,945 in fines, court costsand fees. McLeod, currently incarcer ated at the Avon Park WorkCamp at Avon Park Correc-tional Institution, is appealinghis conviction. Maj. Randy Dey of the Hardee County Sheriff’s Office and a spokesman for the DrugTask Force said the convictionstemmed from an Aug. 31, 2012,search warrant at Mc-Leod’s Pe terson Street residence. The search warrant, he said, was obtained in the course of aninvestigation into narcotics salesfrom the home. McLeod, headded, also was observed mak ing the alleged transactions. Dey said McLeod was not at home at the time the search war rant was served, at 5:40 p.m. thatday. Drugs, he said, were foundonly in one room, the southeastbedroom. It, however, held a cornucopia of narcotics. Drug Task Force members found a blue tote bag on the bed,holding 348 grams of marijuanaand two small scales amongother packaging items, the majornoted. On a table in the corner of the bedroom, detectives found 10grams of crack cocaine, a num ber of plastic bags containingmethamphetamine and powdercocaine, still more holding mar ijuana, and pill bottles full of hy drocodone, oxycodone andhydromorphone. In all, Dey said, the powder cocaine totaled 38 grams, thecrack cocaine weighed in at 10grams, the marijuana at 348grams, the methamphetamine ateight grams and the pills at 87grams. Further, he noted, the fact that the drugs were being sold within1,000 feet of a church — FirstMissionary Baptist Church is990 feet away — upped the levelof severity of the crimes. McLeod is due for release in July of 2023. Drug Dealer Earns 11 Years McLeod The state Department of Chil dren & Families took immediatecustody of the daughter, and wasexpected to place her with hergrandparents, the Polk CountySheriff’s Office said. Friends of the couple have started an online fund for the 10-year-old, to be used as scholar ship monies. Donations can bemade by visiting and typing thename Hannah Denny into thesearch box. As of this Wednesday morn ing, the account for the child hadreached $6,310. Albritton said Denny oversaw four areas as director of plan ning and development: buildingand inspections, mining, infor mation technology, and plan ning. Certified Building Official John Schmidt will continue tohead up building and inspectionsas will West Palmer with min ing, both reporting to the countymanager now. Albritton, however, will take direct responsibility in the in terim for IT and for planning, asassistant planner Joshua Cheney, coincidentally, recently resignedto pursue another job. A funeral for Kevin Denny will be held at 1 p.m. on Satur day in Cocoa.DIRECTORContinued From 1A processing. The city hopes to geta new type of SCOP stormwatergrant to accomplish this work. As part of the county’s proj ect, all curbing from Florida Av enue east will be pushed backone foot, allowing for an eight-foot parking space and less ob struction to the vision of driverslooking down the line of travel.The change may mean the citywill have to move some utilities. All sidewalks from Ohio to Eighth Avenue will be broughtup to the Americans With Dis abilities Act guidelines. Somenow have a slope too steep andwill be changed to the propergrade. Also, driveway apronswill be adjusted to be ADA com pliant.MAIN STREETContinued From 1A lion. Executive Director Bill Lambert said he would construct a20,000-square-foot buildingwith the funds, which the IDAwould have to contribute$500,000-$1 million of itsmoney to complete. He said he is in talks with three to four companies thatcould become the potential ten ant. The Hardee County Chamber of Commerce, Ridge LargeAnimal Vet Services and Bio-Nitrogen also submitted re-quests but did not receivefunding. The chamber was seeking $149,260 for operating ex penses. BioNitrogen applied for $2 million for a proposed urea fer tilizer plant. The company is currently in foreclosure proceedings on landit agreed to purchase for theproject. Ridge Large Animal Vet Services originally asked for $2.3million but reduced the requestto $1 million, to construct a fa cility for both surgery and reha bilitation for high-end rod-eoand racing horses. EDA board members told veterinarian Liz Steele theyliked the idea but had reserva tions about investing into a proj ect on private property, whichthe EDA has never done before. They did express an interest to continue to try to work withher on the project in the future. sota into a new 80,000-square-foot building that will employ70 people and is expected to becompleted by July. Operating expenses for the IDA and Economic Develop-ment Council received an awardfor $150,000 for the coming fis cal year, which begins Oct. 1. A total of $850,000 will go toward providing water andsewer infrastructure along theU.S. 17 corridor in Wauchulaand Zolfo Springs. There was $650,000 already allocated from the previousgrant cycle, and the board ap proved adding another $200,000to the project to accommodate arequest for the Zolfo Springsportion of the project. The town of Zolfo Springs had requested the funds so itcould be done in conjunctionwith work on U.S. 17, whichwill be moved to the east a cou ple blocks. The current road willbe given to the town and re named as Main Street. A pretreatment facility at the Hardee County Commerce Parkwill receive an additional$60,000 to combine with a left over $90,000 from a previousgrant to complete the project. Past discharges by park ten ants have killed the microorgan isms used to break down thewaste in the county’s WauchulaHills facility because it is run ning at about 20 percent capac ity and can’t handle suddenchanges. A spec building application by the IDA was awarded $1 mil -EDA AWARDSContinued From 1A votes in the Oct. 27 election willjoin Sarah Schofield, VirginiaIrby, DiDi White and Guadalupe“Lupe” DeLeon at the commis sion table. After the election, the com mission normally reorganizesand chooses its mayor for thefollowing year. Presently Oterois the mayor.1 SEATContinued From 1A The Herald-AdvocateHardee County’s Hometown Coverage$&%!%!r' #& )&!&")nQuality printing services at competitive prices! Attention: Local Churches & & D D o o n n ’ ’ t t s s e e e e y y o o u u r r c c h h u u r r c c h h o o n n T T h h e e H H e e r r a a l l d d A A d d v v o o c c a a t t e e w w e e e e k k l l y y c c h h u u r r c c h h d d i i r r e e c c t t o o r r y y ? ? & & W W r r o o n n g g a a d d d d r r e e s s s s , p p h h o o n n e e n n u u m m b b e e r r o o r r s s e e r r v v i i c c e e t t i i m m e e s s ? ? P P l l e e a a s s e e c c a a l l l l T T r r a a c c e e a a t t 8 8 6 6 3 3 7 7 7 7 3 3 3 3 2 2 5 5 5 5 Funeral Notice CLARA FORSYTHE Clara Grant Forsythe, 88, of Arcadia, died on Sept. 16, 2014. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home inArcadia, where services will beheld at 1 pm. Interment will fol low at Joshua Creek Cemetery. OBITUARY POLICY The Herald-Advocate ublishes obituaries free of charge as a public service. Forms showing the information whichmay be included in a free obituary are available at local fu neral homes or at our office. Paid obituaries may include additional information and remembrances. All obituaries, however, must be submitted by a funeral home. No personal submissions will be accepted.


September 18, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 3A GROUNDS FOR … PLAY!North Wauchula Elementary School recentlyinstalled new playground equipment and im proved the area around it, making it safer forstudents at play. About 15 inches of mulch wasadded all the way around the equipment. Tocelebrate the installation, a ribbon-cutting cer emony was held Monday. Just before the cut ting, Principal Tracey Nix said the oldplayground had been there for about 40 yearsand she hopes this new equipment will last foranother 40. Helping to celebrate and test outthe new playground were Assistant PrincipalMary Sue Maddox, Deputy Superintendent BobShayman, Diana Youmans from Mosaic, districtsafety inspector Barbara Spears and SchoolBoard members Teresa Crawford, Jan Plattand Mildred Smith. PHOTOS BY MARIA TRUJILLO MONTAGE BY DARLENE WILLIAMS Premier Inc. has recognized Florida Hospital Wauchula witha Quest Award for High-ValueHealthcare. The hospital received a Cita tion of Merit for delivering high-quality, cost-effective healthcare. Only 66 hospitals nation wide received a Citation ofMerit for achieving top perform ance in any two of the six areasmeasured in Premier’s Questcollaborative, including harm,mortality, readmissions, costs,patient experience and evidence-based care.“Participation in this collabora tive reinforces our commitmentto reliably deliver the best careexperience to the communitieswe serve,” said Florida HospitalWauchula Admini-stratorDenise Grimsley. “We’re proud to receive a Ci tation of Merit for the QuestAward as we continue down our path of improving patient out comes,” she added. Specifically, Florida Hospital Wauchula was recognized for: C"-,=+16/8:->-6<)*4-0):5 events; and C*<)1616/):-),51;;176; rate at least 11 percent less thanexpected. Quest is a performance im provement collaborative ofroughly 350 hospitals workingto make health care safer, moreefficient and consistently effec tive. Approximately 330 wereeligible for the Quest Award forHigh-value Healthcare. The nation’s leading hospitals created Quest to set new stan dards in health care that ensurethe delivery of high-quality,cost-effective care. In five and ahalf years, they have saved morethan 136,000 lives and $11.6 bil lion. Susan DeVore, Premier presi dent and CEO said, “Quest hos pitals have a really fresh per spective on the state of healthcare today, which they’re usingto rethink the way care is pro vided and design innovativechanges that impact our future. “It’s no easy task for health systems to do this on their own, so they work together to capital ize on the power of information.Our vision is to outperform thisindustry together, on our ownterms, which is exactly whatFlorida Hospital Wau-chula isdoing. Premier congratulatesthem for the fantastic achieve ments they’ve made.” Hospital Receives Award COURTESY PHOTO Florida Hospital Wauchula Administrator Denise Grimsleyholds the Quest Award, received by only 66 hospitals na tionwide. FWC MovesTo ProhibitLionfishAquaculture Lionfish aquaculture will be prohibited following actiontaken Sept. 10 at a meeting ofthe Florida Fish & Wildlife Con servation Commission. Lionfish are an invasive species that have a negative im-pact on native fish and habitat. The changes will go into ef fect by Dec. 1. Management changes were developed in coordination withthe Florida Department of Agri culture & Consumer Servicesand include: C :701*1<16/<0-0):>-;<)6, possession of lionfish eggs andlarvae for any purpose otherthan destruction; C :701*1<16/<0-16<-6<176)4 breeding of lionfish in captivity. A scientific research excep tion will allow permitted re-search institutions to breed andcultivate lionfish for the pur poses of researching populationcontrol and impact mitigation. “Every lionfish prevented from entering Florida waters,and every change that encour ages removal is a step towardsuccessfully limiting the nega tive impacts lionfish have on na tive fish and wildlife,” saidFWC Executive Director NickWiley. The FWC encourages divers and anglers to remove lionfishwhenever they can. #--7:+)<+0)4176.1;0"port a sighting by downloading<0-6-?"-87:<47:1,)176.1;0app on a smart device or by vis iting Lionfish)6,+41+316/76D"-87:<176 fish.” What does technology have to do with patient health andsafety? Everything.For the second year in a row, Adventist Health System, whichcomprises 45 hospitals includingFlorida Hospital Wauchula, hasmade the “Hospitals & HealthNetworks” list of “Most WiredHospitals and Health Systems.” The survey focuses on infra structure, business and adminis trative management, clinicalquality and safety, and clinicalintegration within the clinicalenvironment. “Florida Hospital leverages information technology to con tinuously improve the quality ofcare we deliver,” said FloridaHospital President and CEOEric Stevens. “We are honoredto be recognized for IT initia tives and technology adoptionthat ultimately benefit our pa tients.” Several examples of Florida Hospital “wired” technology in clude: C758=<-:1B-, 0A;1+1)6 Ordering Entry makes handwrit ten physician orders obsolete.Now your physician types or ders directly into the computer,which can be easily read and un derstood by the clinical team,leading to faster response andoverall better patient safety. C 1+<=:-:+01>16/)6,75 munication System allows your5-,1+)415)/-;413-"$mammograms and X-ray scans, to be shared electronically witheveryone on your medical teamimmediately. No need to print afilm for your physician. Nowphysicians simply e-mail yourimages and then electronicallystore them inside your medicalrecords, leading to a more robustmedical history for better caredecisions. C'1<0$-4-%76;+:--6 specially-trained intensivistphysicians are working in tan dem with local hospital clini cians to provide the best care forpatients in this rural community.Now getting a specialist’sknowledge and care plan any time, at a moment’s notice, isjust a click away, leading to bet <-:%8)<1-6<7=<+75-; Key findings from the Most Wired Survey include: C7;81<)4;):-=<141B16/16.7: mation technology to better con nect disparate care providers, as67 percent of Most Wired hospi tals share critical patient infor mation electronically withspecialists and other careproviders, C=:;-;)6,80A;1+1)6;;0):best practices for patient safetyand use checklists at more than90 percent of Most Wired organ izations, C#1@

4A The Herald-Advocate, September 18, 2014 DEXTER ALLEN PICARD Dexter Allen Picard, 33, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, in SaltLake City, Utah. Born Oct. 21, 1980, in Au rora, Colo., he was raised in FortMeade. He served in the militaryfor two years between the U.S.Army and U.S. Army NationalGuard. He was preceded in death by his brother, Sean Thomas O’ Donnell. Survivors in clude his sixchildren, Kather ine, Logan, Jack son, Ailis,Mason and Abigail; his mother,Lanai Rea of Highlands Ranch,Colo.; step-fathers, ThomasO’Don-nell of Fort Meade andBruce Rea of Highlands Ranch,Colo.; two sisters, CheyanneO’Don-nell Weeks and husbandDustin of Fort Meade and Jes sica O’Donnell McBride andhusband Kevin of Chicago, Ill. Memorial Services will be held Saturday, September 20,2014, at 11:30 a.m. at HancockFuneral Home Chapel, 945 E.Broadway, Fort Meade. Hisashes will be interred at Ever-green Cemetery in Fort Meade. Arrangements made by Han cock Funeral Home, FortMeade. BLANCHE MOSELEY Blanche Moseley, 77, of Wauchula, died on Thursday,Sept. 11, 2014. Born on March 7, 1937, in Pickett County, Tenn., shemoved to Wauchula in 1959.She was a caregiver for manyyears. She was preceded in death by her father, one brother and onesister. Survivors include her mother, four sisters and two brothers. Per her wishes, there will be no service. A COMPUTER TABLET MADE FOR SENIORS If you're still wary of using computer technology because ofthe complications, or if you usethe computer at the library be cause the cost keeps you fromhaving your own, AARP hasgood news for you — the Real Pad tablet, specifically designedfor seniors. Here are a few things that make the RealPad good for hes itant seniors: There's an intuitive interface to help you send email and pho tos, browse the Internet andeven have video chats. 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L6B?>D1>4B51B6139>731= eras (front for your video chatsand rear for your own photos) Lr79712ID5C?6CD?B175L2E9C@51;5BCRealPad was available to preorder early in September, and itwill be in Walmart stores in mid-October. To see the Real-Pad, goonline to Matilda Charles regrets that shecannot personally answerreader questions, but will incor porate them into her columnwhenever possible. Send emailto (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. S ENIOR N EWS L INE by Matilda Charles Should by chance you see a cowboy spur his horse, while at the same painful moment the horse grimaces his face, don’t be mad withthe cowboy because after all it was only a spur of the moment thing. –––––– We all heard the old saying that he cut off his nose to spite his face, but in some instances it would be an improvement, now takePinocchio for example. –––––– Some guy stole my car this morning before daylight. Later I heard a clang-banging. It was him bringing Ole Betsy back. But I’llsay one thing for him. He wasn’t your run of the mill car thief be cause he left me a sympathy card in the seat. –––––– They say what happens in Vegas stays there. I guess that means your money, too. –––––– All of us original Florida folks have heard that Spook Hill in Lake Wales is an optical illusion. Well, I’m here to tell you that it isjust that an optical illusion, because I took a carpenter’s level upthere, and it showed what was up was down and what was downwas up. –––––– In today’s world it seems that no one wants to climb up the lad der of success like they did in the good old days. Instead they chooseto hop on the elevator going up to the top floor and bingo you’rethere. –––––– The dentist said if he put a cap on my tooth it would cost me n!1C;5489=G1C>PDD81DB1D85B89786?B131@ –––––– My cousin Morphus, the dumb one, tells everybody the world is his oyster, and his breath proves it. –––––– I always thought that dog days were holidays for dogs spon sored by your local veterinarians. –––––– 1F5I?E5F5B851B4?6169F5CD1B6E>45B1<8?=5 –––––– Unfortunately fly-by-nighters never seem to find a place to land. –––––– Never let your vanity over-emphasize your importance. 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 In Memory WALTER B. OLLIFF JR. /141(5D5Bson, his unofficial "adopteddaughter." Visitation was Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home6B?=D?@n=nE>5B1<%1CCwas at 2 o’clock on Tuesday af D5B>??>+5@Dnrr1D+DnMichael Church, followed byinternment at Wauchula Ceme tery. A celebration of Walter'slife was held at his earthly8?=5n%19>+Dn9==5 diately following internment.Everyone was invited andbrought pictures, memories and"Walter" stories to share. Walter Olliff served as a governing Member of theBoard of Directors of the Cen ter for Great Apes for six years1>43?>D9>E541Can Honorary Board Memberuntil his passing. The Center isa non-profit sanctuary dedi cated to the rescue and lifetimecare of orangutans and chim panzees that come from cir cuses, movies, research and theexotic pet trade. Walter’s closefriend was the center’s firstorangutan, Pongo, and he vis ited him just one week ago. In lieu of flowers, Donations in Walter’s memory maybe made to Center for GreatApes, P.O. Box 488, Wau-chula, FL 33873. Online condolences may be made at Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home & Cremation Services Wauchula In Memory JERRY B. BRAY Jerry B. Bray, age 43, of Wauchula, passed awayWednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, inOwensboro, Ky. He was bornJuly 10, 1971, in Hayti, Mo. Jerry was a professional truck driver for Jerry Mc-Clure Trucking. He is survived by his wife, Cindy of Wauchula; threesons, Johnny Bray of Wau-chula, Jerry Bray of BowlingGreen and Michael Swear-ingen of Bowling Green; hismother, Debbie Herron ofMissouri; one brother, JeremyBray of Missouri; two sisters,Roxanne Crews of Tennessee1>40F?>>5B1I?6%9CC?EB9and one grandson, BrodyBray. Visitation was Tuesday, +5@Dnr6B?=D?r1n=nwith Services at 10 a.m. in theChapel of Ponger-Kays-GradyFuneral Home in Wauchula.Burial was private in LakeDale Baptist Church Ceme tery. Online condolences may be made at Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home & Cremation Services Wauchula COMMUNITY Calendar MONDAY, SEPT. 22 Wauchula City Com-mis sion, final public budget hear ing, City Hall, 225 E. MainSt., Wauchula, 5:05 p.m. Bowling Green City Commission, final publicbudget hearing, City Hall, 104E. Main ST., Bowling Green,6 p.m. Zolfo Springs Town Commission, final publicbudget hearing, Town Hall,3210 U.S. 17 North, ZolfoSprings, 6 p.m. TUESDAY, SEPT. 23 Hardee County Commission, final public budgethearing, Room 102, Court-house Annex I, 412 W. Or ange St., Wauchula, 6 p.m. THURSDAY, SEPT. 25 Hardee County School Board, regular meeting,Board Room, 230 S. 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The Community & School Awareness event had a lot of information fo r parents about the upcoming school year. Zumba instructor Carmen Serrano (left) had a great time pumping up the crowd. School supplies weren’t the only items distributed. The event also placed o n emphasis on safety, and therefore handed out bike helmets to some lucky stud ents. Folders, backpacks and more were handed out during the event at Mag nolia Manor Park. Members of Hardee County Democratic Party take a break from giving us eful information to the parents of students in attendance. School Board candidate Garry McWhorter was preparing to greet the members of the community and wish students a great school year. One of the biggest back-toschool events in the county wentoff with great success. Community & School Aware ness held its 11th annual Back toSchool Event just before thestart of the 2014-15 academicyear. Site for the crowded scenewas Magnolia Manor Park. Program director Katrina Blandin said it was gratifying toknow that so many localchurches, businesses and indi viduals are caring, and wanted toparticipate in and/or donate tothis worthy cause. She says many of the individ uals who helped out do not evenhave children, but they still “un selfishly donated financiallyor/and by volunteering.” More than 300 people were in attendance. Along with the public, atten dees included School Boardmembers Teresa Crawford, Mil dred Smith, Paul Samuels andJan Platt, who also is running forre-election. Other School Boardcandidates participating in theday were Garry McWhorter, Eu genia Larsen and Andrew Smith. Hardee County Commissioner Colon Lambert was there,along with commission candi dates Judy Wilson and RussellMelendy. Assuring the safety of the people at the event as well ascommunicating with attendeeswere Sgt. Matthew Tinsley ofthe Hardee County Sheriff’s Of fice, Wauchula Police ChiefJohn Eason and Ofc. RobertEhrenkaufer of the WauchulaPolice Department. Community & School Awareness is a community-based or-ganization. “This organization isassembled by volunteers whoare concerned about the educa tion and well-being of our com munity as a whole, including the economic challenges that are en countered,” says Blandin. The group was established 11 years ago. Over the many years,this event has provided schoolsupplies for more than 4,000students. School supplies are not the only things that students havereceived. They, along with com munity members, have been ed ucated about the many differentchurches, social organizationsand businesses that are withinHardee County. “There have been many friendships made in addition tomany networking opportunitieswithin this commendableevent,” says Blandin. Many of the volunteers at this event are students earning com munity service hours for schol arships, students who feel it isthe right thing to do, and con cerned community individuals. More Than 300 Attend Back-To-School Event 6A The Herald-Advocate, September 18, 2014 DEAR PAW'S CORNER: My cat's current litter worksfine, but I am reading someworrying things about the in gredients and how they mightharm him. Plus there's the en vironmental impact. Is there agood "green" cat litter avail able? —Suzy G., via email DEAR SUZY: You're not alone in your concern about litterand the health of your cat. Ac cording to a report in ScientificAmerican a couple of years ago,many litter products contain sil ica dust — which can cause res piratory problems in cats."Clumping" type litters may usea sodium bentonite clay, whichswells up as it absorbs liquid —however, it may cause gastroin testinal problems if ingested bycats, such as when they lick theirpaws to clean them after usingthe litter box. There are also issues around how certain clays are mined, and the size of the "carbon footprint"surrounding production of cat lit ter, including how far a producttravels to reach store shelves. Sure is a lot to consider when you're just trying to find a betterplace for your cat to pee. In response to consumer con cerns, there are a few "green" lit ter products on store shelves.Look for a product like Yester day's News, litter made from re cycled paper; SchweatScoopNatural Wheat Litter; World'sBest or Benovo, made from corn;or even litter made from woodshavings and sawdust. If you're feeling adventurous, look into creating litter yourselffrom old newspaper. But don't jump fully into "green" litter without consultingyour cat: Test out a new productfor a few days to see if your catwill use it. If it doesn't adapt toone, try another.Send your questions or com ments to (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. Paw s Corner By Sam Mazzotta Your Business Could Appear Here!Nancy Davis, Kim Reas or Trayce DanielsThe Herald Advocate 773-3255 or A little girl was trying to hug her father, but he was too tall.“Bend down, Daddy,” shecried, “so I can reach you.” Before God sent His Son into the world, He too,seemed beyond our reach.God the Father became Godthe Son and lived among usso we could come to knowand understand Him. Godbecame Man in the Person ofHis Son. Like us, He was born of a woman. But unlike us, Hehad no earthly father. His life, which began with out sin, was lived without sin.He went about doing goodfor all – healing the sick andproviding hope for the crisesof life. After all of the goodthat He did, He voluntarilywent to the cross and died forour sins, expressing the loveof God, His Father. He’s the same today. Right now, as always, He’s reach ing out to us with His endur ing and unending love. 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The Hardee County Sheriff’s Office gave out very useful safety informat ion to parents and kids. Hardee County Commission candidate Russell Melendy was ready to go at this 11th an nual Back to School Event. School Board member Paul Samuels is about to start a busy day o f handing out supplies and interacting with the public. Hardee County Commission candidate Judy Wilson took time ou t to not only talk to par ents about the campaign, but also to students about the upc oming school year. School Board candidate Andrew Smith brought along his family to help pa ss out sup plies. Staff from Hardee County Youth Football were there to encourage kids t o play sports. COURTESY PHOTOS Many businesses and organizations throughout Hardee County attended the C ommunity & School Awareness Back to School Event to pass out supplies to stud ents within the district. Here, Vandolah Power Co. hands out backpacks. School Board member Jan Platt, who is also running for re-election, handed out folders to as many students as she could. September 18, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 7A


By WILLIAM R. (BILL) LAMBERTFor The Herald-Advocate Walter Berry Olliff Jr. was a man’s man. If he had any earthly fear (other than the 31years with Sonya) I never knewit. He was in many respects the quintessential non-conformist. For the most part there was one way and one way only.Wally, Waldo or Walter’s way!Folks generally accepted andadmired his approach or firmlyrejected it. For Walter, it did not matter. You could argue. You could debate. You could point fin gers, pound fists, yell or threat en. It simply didn’t matter. When he got something in hishead it was etched in stone. Walter Berry Olliff Jr. provid ed new definition to “stub born.” He redefined the old say ing “my way or the highway!” As my friend from early childhood throughout our lifewe “associated” or (should Isay) “disassociated” for most ofthe six decades he spent here onEarth. He loved life and savored every minute of it. I do not know of anyone who experi enced higher peaks or lowervalleys, and he always found yet a higher peak or deeper val ley. This was Walter. He loved his family: Sonya, Sarah and her husband Patrick,Boomer and his fiance Caitlin,and James and his wife Bailey.He also was fond of YolandaPeterson, his unofficial adopteddaughter. He cared deeply for his child hood family experiences withhis parents, Walter Sr. andMary, and his three sisters,Linda Beth, Kathy and Patty Jo. He loved his grandchildren, and his greatest lament was notbeing able to be with his grow ing expanding family anylonger. He will be missed by many, many friends and relatives, but his unconventional, assertive,stubborn, persistent passion forliving and working through life,blended with sanity fromSonya, has been assertively andemphatically branded upon hischildren! Reflecting on Walter’s prefer ences and priorities in life thefollowing passions beyond hislove for his family should bementioned: F He loved to work. I do not know any other human whocould work head to head,shoulder to shoulder, toe totoe with Walter Berry OlliffJr. He had an uncanny phys ical endurance driven mostlyby a desire to be a goodprovider for his family. F He loved to fish. My earli est and fondest memories ofhim surround fishing and fishstories. As children we spent time at Lemon Bay at hisgrandmother’s house fishingfor red’s, snook and sheep head. We went deep sea fishing for mackerel and grouper. We fished in every pond, creek andriver around Wauchula andSweetwater. We went fishing and diving in the Bahamas. Heinsisted on retro-fitting and out fitting a boat so his family could experience trips we tookas children. I know those expe riences were both fond and ter rifying for Sonya, Sarah and theboys. F He loved animals, especial ly dogs. Most of his life he couldn’t be satisfied with justany type of dog. He had to have a pet that defined hisown persona. He had to have an animal that exemplifiedWalter. When we were kids and camped out I would havemy skinny little liver andwhite pointer named Pete.Walter had “Rebel.” Imagine Walter having a pet as a childnamed Rebel. Later in life he made his statement with apreference for Great Danes.They fit him. They defined him. F He loved to take any machine up to and beyond itsmechanical limit. He built and raced cars. It always hada Torrey Oaks decal! F He could operate, tear up and then repair any machineon earth. Bucket trucks, dump trucks, tractors, loaders,cranes, hoists, chippers,stumpers and chain saws.There was nothing mechani cal that didn’t intrigue him. F He was frequently obsessed or mesmerized withunderstanding the engineeringand design of any object ormanmade creation with mov ing parts. Today his two sons have obtained engineering degrees.Life has its way of leaving cer tain marks. His dad was a Marine. Walter was a patriot, extremelysensitive and respectful of mili tary issues and operations.Today his daughter is a staffsergeant in the U.S. Army andmarried to a sergeant major inthe U.S. Army. Upon graduation from Hardee High School, he went toEmbry Riddle AeronauticalUniversity in Daytona Beachand obtained a pilot’s license.He loved to fly and while I wasgenerally scared to death to ridein a car with him, he was ameticulously careful pilot. A group of us flew two Cessna’s, Herbie Kay’s andCarl Saunder’s, to the 1996Sugar Bowl. It was a thrashingof FSU by the Florida Gators.It was good for our souls. Wealso went to Bourbon Streetafter the game. Me, my sonWill, Walter, Carl Saunders andKenny Miller all on BourbonStreet. The FSU fans who wentwith us were sulking. I am glad he never owned his own plane though. There is nodoubt that he would have even tually crashed it, probably bro ken a few bones, and then cer tainly picked up the pieces andre-assembled it and called me totake a ride. That was the nature of Walter. He would have headbutted Chuck Liddell, the guy on theTV commercial who was achampion mixed martial artistand former Ultimate FightingChampionship Light Heavy-weight Champion. Walter was simply: “Mayhem in Motion” that even AllState Insurance would havetrouble insuring against. He started a lawn care busi ness that he eventually sold tome. I sold the business to mybrother. I’m sure remnants of itare still around somewhere. He attended St. Leo College, worked at Wauchula State Bankand at CF Industries before he eventually became a self-em-ployed businessman. He came to me when he decided to run for CountyCommissioner. I was shocked because I never envisionedWalter as a politician. This was incomprehensible to me. He was a populist… a “straight from the horse’smouth, matter-of-fact publicservant.” While looking backthrough our senior yearbook,there was Walter, selected asMost Popular male member ofthe class! It figures! He served three terms and frankly had we not servedtogether he could have stillbeen in office. Serving togeth er we established an interestingblend of tenacity to address thecontemporary issues faced bythe citizens of Hardee County.We knew the upside for futuregenerations and the personaldownside for our own families.He told me last week he wasproud of what we got accom plished. Walter had a passion for the citizenry he served, especiallythe “little” man. The everydayworking person was his focus. He was a master at beingassertive with a magical south ern drawl that befuddled all ofthe Gucci suits that came toCounty Commission meetings.For some he was too coarse.For me he was a masterful“people” genius… He could talk for hours upon hours about anything andeverything. I love to argue… However, Walter defined arguing. He could be meek and patient but preferred high pressure,intense, emotional debate. The complexity of negotiations withhim and the anticipation ofresponses will always be cher ished by those who knew him. Did I mention he could talk for hours and hours about any thing and everything? Walter B. Olliff was a man’s man, Sonja’s husband and thefather of his children, and thefriend of many. Walter requested we remem ber him by the following poem: "WHEN TOMORROW STARTS WITHOUT ME" When tomorrow starts without me And I’m not here to see If the sun should rise and find your eyes All filled with tears for me I wish you wouldn’t cry The way you did today While thinking of the many things We did not get to say I know how much you love me As much as I love you Each time that you think of me I know you will miss me too When tomorrow starts without me Please try to understand That an angel came and called my name And took me by the hand The angel said my place was ready In heaven far above And that I would have to leave behind All those I Dearly Love But when I walked through Heaven’s Gates I felt so much at home When God looked down and smiled at me From his golden throne He said this Is Eternity And all I promised you Today for life on earth is done But here it starts a new I promise no tomorrow For today will always last And since each day’s the exact same way There is no longing for the past So when tomorrow starts without me Do not think we’re apart For every time you think of me Remember I’m right here in your heart Author: David M Romano In typical Walter fashion he paused in recent months toreflect upon himself and his lifeand he left us a message. It goes like this: ME & THE TREE Me and the tree started in the fall of 1977. Just a few saws, ropes and climbing gear. I had to learn myself, sometimes thehard way, as no one seemed towant to cut down a tree in anopen field! There were power lines, houses, porches, A/C’s,pools, ditches, fences, etc. All of my help was made up offriends, fellow mine workers asa way to make a few bucksextra. As I grew, the territory also grew. Hardee, DeSoto, Polk, Highlands, Manatee, Charlotte,Okeechobee, Lee and Volusia. In the early 80’s I started working at a large RV Park inFort Meade with lots of largetrees. I still do their work to thisday. There was a very large tree on a corner lot that I trimmedon dozens of times. The tree then was about 80 years old.Straight, tall and majestic.Today the tree is at least 120years old. One day Roger called the park owner and said the old treemust go because of picking upthe foundation. Me and my son James and Kyle removed the large tree, avery meticulous job. The finalcut left us with a 60” x 17’ treetrunk. It was hauled to the burn pile. After a few more days of other work in the park it wastime to leave. I said there must be something I can do with thismajestic trunk, so I told theguys that we would load it upand bring it home. We hauled it home that late summer of 2011. It just lay in the field. A few more years passed and I needed some cow pen lumber.I got out my old dusty LucasSaw Mill and got it fired backup. I cut many boards for the pens and also ended up with afair amount of firewood which Isold. I then made a large out door table for Dr. Barbara(Carlton) for her graciousnessof allowing us the use of herhome for my daughter Sarah’swedding in July of 2013. For many more months there wasstill wood left. In May of 2014 I was diag nosed with a malignant tumorof the esophagus. The rest ofthe wood shall now become mycasket for my funeral. So here it is, me and my tree… May God Bless You all… With LoveWalter the tree man We will all miss you, Walter. Be careful with the mystics ofUniverse while you are tearingthem apart. We all aspire to joinyou one day! A Funeral Message For My Friend, Walter… COURTESY PHOTO Lewis Pace was coach of the 1965 First Federal Major Little League B aseball team in Wauchula. The age group is 9 to 12. In front row, from left, a re Mike Heine, Mike Thomas, Slade Hayman, David Soles and Keith Davis. In back row are coach Lewis Pace, Walter Olliff Jr., Earl Pace, Larry Knight, Doyle Spears and Steve St arratt. 1965 FIRST FEDERAL BASEBALL TEAM Oliff 8A The Herald-Advocate, September 18, 2014 Pages From The Past From The Herald-AdvocateOf Friday, Sept. 16, 1955 Front-Page Headlines: R.B. Downing Sr. Died Suddenly Last Saturday Wauchula Lions Hear Sen. Carlton Ice Plant To Be Taken On By City Sgt. Olen P. Hurst At Ft. Campbell, Ky. 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September 18, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 9A Florida Crop Update Week Ending: September 14, 2014 Peanut Harvesting Started Weather Summary: According to Floridas Automated Weather Network (FAWN), rainfall ranged from 0.11 to 4.35 inches this past week. Fort Lauderdale (Broward County) received the most rain with 4.35 inches, followed by Carrabelle (Franklin County) with 3.12 inches, and Jay (Santa Rosa County) with 3.11 inches. Per the U.S. Drought Monitor, Florida was 75 percent drought free this past week. Temperatures ranged from 67 to 94 across the State. The high est temperature was 94 degrees in Defuniak Springs (Walton County), Dover (Hillsborough County), and Ocklawaha (Marion County). The lowest temperature in the State was 67 degrees in Lecanto (Citrus County). Field Crops: There was an average of 6.4 days suitable for field work, the same as the previous week. Peanut harvest has begun in Jackson, Santa Rosa, and Washington counties. Spotted wilt has caused peanut growers in Santa Rosa County to harvest earlier than desired. Okaloosa County farmers were delaying harvest of cotton and peanuts due to delayed planting, drought, and pest pressure. Peanut harvest was in full swing in Dixie and Levy counties. Peanut condition was mostly good for the State. Gulf, Dixie, and Pasco county farmers were cutting hay this past week. Washington County received a good rain that will help hay fields which had been show ing severe drought stress. Sugarcane planting has begun in Glades and Hendry counties. Citrus: Rainfall in the citrus producing area this past week was widespread. All stations received some precipitation. Fourteen sta tions received more than an inch and three received more than two inches. Wellington (Palm Beach County) received the most at 2.81 inches, followed by Ona (Hardee County) with 2.76 inches. Frostproof (Polk County) recorded the least precipitation with 0.11 inches. Daytime high temperatures were hot, reaching the low to mid 90s in all citrus producing counties. As per the U.S. Drought Monitor, last updated September 9, 2014, abnormally dry conditions exist in the western production area. All other citrus producing regions in Florida remain drought free. Next seasons 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 significant rainfall and some flooding was seen in low lying areas this past week. Vegetable growers in southwest Florida continued preparing land, laying plastic, and planting fall vegetables. Farmers in Flagler and Putnam counties began planting cabbage. Tomatoes and peppers were planted in Manatee County. Fruits and vegetables being planted in Miami-Dade County included okra, boniato, and malanga; being harvested included okra, boniato, avocado, and malanga. Livestock and Pastures: Pastures in Santa Rosa and Wash-ington counties were showing severe drought stress. In southwest Florida, pasture quality is beginning to decline seasonally as grasses mature. Statewide, the cattle and pasture condition was mostly good. Top 10 Pop Singles This Week Last Week 1. Taylor Swift No. 1 "Shake It Off" 2. Meghan Trainor No. 3 "All About That Bass" 3. Nicki Minaj No. 2 "Anaconda" 4. Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj No. 9 "Bang Bang" 5. Sam Smith No. 4 "Stay With Me" 6. Iggy Azalea feat. Rita Ora No. 6 "Black Widow" 7. Ariana Grande feat. Zedd No. 7 "Break Free" 8. MAGIC! No. 5 "Rude" 9. Sia No. 8 "Chandelier" 10. Charli XCX No. 12 "Boom Clap" Top 10 Albums 1. Ariana Grande new entry "My Everything" 2. Brad Paisley new entry "Moon-shine in the Trunk" 3. Kem new entry "Promise to Love: Album IV" 4. Soundtrack No. 2 "Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1" 5. Sam Smith No. 7 "In the Lonely Hour" 6. Wiz Khalifa No. 1 "Blacc Hollywood" 7. Soundtrack No. 6 "Frozen" 8. Various Artists No. 4 "Now 51" 9. 5 Seconds of Summer No. 8 "5 Seconds of Summer" 10. Avenged Sevenfold new entry "Waking the Fallen" Top 10 Hot Country Singles 1. Jason Aldean No. 1 "Burnin' It Down" 2. Florida Georgia Line No. 2 "Dirt" 3. Kenny Chesney No. 3 "American Kids" 4. Lady Antebellum No. 5 "Bartender" 5. Dierks Bentley No. 4 "Drunk on a Plane" 6. Sam Hunt No. 6 "Leave the Night On" 7. Luke Bryan No. 8 "Roller Coaster" 8. Dustin Lynch No. 9 "Where It's At (Yep, Yep)" 9. Cole Swindell No. 12 "Hope You Get Lonely Tonight" 10. Tim McGraw feat. Faith Hill No. 7 "Meanwhile Back at Mama's" Source: Billboard(c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. TOPOf TheChartsas of Sept. 15, 2014 By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-AdvocateBoth Hardee golf teams are getting more games in than might be expected. Each has lost only one or two to inclement weather. The teams are working toward the eventual goal, preparing for the Class 2A, Region 7, District 19 playoffs. Other teams in District 19 with Hardee are Braden ton Bay-shore, Sarasota Booker, De-Soto, Palmetto, Sarasota Mil-itary Academy and Bradenton Southeast. The girls squad has had a cou ple of matches against Avon Park in recent weeks. The Lady Red Devils cannot field a full squad, which is an automatic win for Hardee. At a Sept. 2 match at River Greens in Avon Park, freshman Hannah Revell led the Lady Cats with a low score of 47. Hardee finished with a 236 team score. At the Sept. 4 match at High lands Ridge North in Sebring, the home team shot 172 and Hardee was at 260. Bartow did not play a full team. The Sept. 9 match at the Diamondback Course outside Haines City, lightning cancelled the efforts. Last Thursday was a visit from Avon Park at the home Tor rey Oaks course. Revell again led the Lady Cats, shooting a 45. Another freshman, Emily Patarini came in ata 58, with freshman Shelby Gibson at 60, junior Josie Moore at 61 and classmate Shelby Dees 65 for a team score of 224. Again, Avon Park did not field a full team. Others on the girls team in clude senior Georgeann Paris, juniors Gabrielle Allen and Alexander Robarts and soph Morgan Crews. This week, Hardee was sched ule to host Mulberry on Tuesday and Haines City today (Thurs day). Next weeks only match is at Frostproof on Sept. 23. The Wildcats had a pair of matches last week. On Tuesday, it was a tri-match on the home course at The Bluffs, with DeSoto and Community Christian providing the opposition. Hardee won the match with 179, while Community Christian was at 209 and DeSoto 210. Freshman Jett Dexter was medalist with 41, followed by junior Jake Pendergrass, also at 41, soph Jhett See at 46 and junior Jusatin Davidson at 51. Soph Hunter Scranton and frosh Zack Deuberry rounded out the team. Other players on the 2014 roster are senior Mike Heine, and juniors Andy Manley and Ryan Moore. On Sept. 11, Hardee hosted a tri-meet at Torrey Oaks, with Fort Meade and Haines City par ticipating. Haines City won at 197, with Hardee at 210 and Fort Meade at 284. See carded a 49, Deuberry and Heine were both at 50 and Scranton at 58 for the team score. Manley and Moore rounded at the six-man team. Hardees only scheduled match this week is today (Thurs day) at Lake Wales County Club against Frostproof and Lake Re gion. Next week there are matches at home on Tuesday and at Palmetto on Thursday. Golf Teams Get Matches InCollectingQ: I have inherited three pieces of Delftware that I understand were made in Holland about 200 years ago. What can you tell me about this type of pottery? Joan, Norman, Okla. A: Delftware is dis tinctive because of its soft, redclay body and tin-enamel glaze. The first pieces originated in the region around Delft, Holland. The unusual color came from adding tin ash to lead glaze. Dur ing the 17th and 18th centuries, English potters were copying this technique resulting in designs that were unique to the British craftsmen. Later pieces were made for the souvenir trade and these are not to be confused with the more scarce earlier examples. Prices vary depending on age and quality of the piece. I recently spotted a blue and white Delftware plate from the 18th century in a shop priced for $375. Q: I have a metal bootjack in a beetle design. I am enclosing a picture for you and hope you can tell me more about it. I purchased it at a flea market in Albuquerque. Jimmy, Rio Rancho, N.M. A: After examining your picture, I am convinced that you purchased a reproduction. Bootjacks have always been a popular tool for the removal of boots. By placing the heel of the boot in a U-shaped opening, the boot can more easily slip off the foot. Although older bootjacks are collectible and often can sell for $100 and more, your re production is probably worth only about $15 or $20. The tipoff is that your bootjack is made from aluminum; the older ones generally are cast iron, and occasionally wood. Q: Several years ago, I re ceived a Hummel plate as a gift. It is the 1976 "Apple Tree Girl." What do you think it is worth? Betty, Sun City, Ariz. A: According to "M.I. Hum mel Figurines, Plates, Miniatures & More" compiled by Robert L. Miller and published by Portfolio Press, your plate probably is worth about $50. Q: I have a partial set of sterling flatware in the Alexan dra pattern. Do you have any idea of when it was made? Barbara, Austin, Texas A: Your pattern was made in 1961 by the Lunt Silversmiths. Write to Larry Cox in care of KFWS, P.O. Box 536475, Or lando, FL 32853-6475, or send e-mail to questionsforcox@ Due to the large volume of mail he receives, Mr. Cox can not personally answer all reader questions, nor do appraisals. Do not send any materials requiring return mail.(c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. By Larry Cox JAN PLATTHARDEE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 4Hardee County Students outperformed hundreds of students from the Heartland in the Regional Science & Engineering Fair with HHS students earning 5 of 12 spots to the FL State Science & Engineering Fair. Keep Jan Platt working for ALL of our students. RE-ELECT Pol. Adv. paid for and approved by Janice M (Jan) Platt for Hardee County School Board, District 4 9:18p POSITIVE IMPACT/RESULTS 9:18c 9:18c SPAGHETTI WITH OIL AND GARLIC This classic combination of garlic and oil gives this simple pasta its heady flavor. Serve with lots of freshly grated Parmesan cheese. 1 package (16 ounces) spaghetti or linguine 1/4 cup olive oil 1 large garlic clove, finely chopped 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional) 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1. In large saucepot, cook pasta as label directs. Drain. 2. Meanwhile, in a 1-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic and cook just until golden, about 1 minute; add crushed red pepper, if using, and cook for 30 seconds longer. Remove saucepan from heat; stir in salt and black pepper. 3. In warm serving bowl, toss pasta with sauce and parsley. Makes 6 main-dish servings. calories, 10g total fat (1g satu rated), 0mg cholesterol, 361mg sodium, 57g total carbs, 10g protein. For thousands of triple-tested recipes, visit our website at cipefinder/.(c) 2014 Hearst Communications, Inc. All rights reserved Good Housekeeping INFORMATIONRoundup FBLA Car Wash On SaturdayThe Future Business Lead ers of American will be hold ing a fundraiser car wash on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will be at the State Farm parking lot at U.S. 17 and Oak Street.


10A The Herald-Advocate, September 18, 2014 By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate Hardee girls swimming fash ioned a strong second-place fin ish in last week’s meet inLakeland. The Hardee boys were third overall in both the Sept. 2 andSept. 11 meets. This week, Hardee partici pates in a pair of meets. Tues-day they were home to greetFrostproof and the meet today(Thursday) is at Avon Park withLake Placid also in the competi tion. Next week’s it’s Tuesday at home against Avon Park and Se bring, with an away meet nextThursday at Lake Placid. WINTER HAVEN Girls The Lady Cats tied with Oasis Christian for second-place inthis meet at the Rowdy Gainespool in Winter Haven. The hostteam, Winter Haven had 207points, Hardee and Oasis wereboth at 110 and Avon Park fin ished at 106. Hardee picked up a couple of second-place finishes as itshighest for the day. The girls lostpoints with no one competing inthe 100 butterfly. Senior Haley Edenfield was second in the 100 backstroke in1:22.00, just 11 seconds off thewinning time. Monica Grahamplaced fifth. The 400 free style relay team of Alex Johnson, Bridgette Con ley, Desiree Ford and Edenfieldwere 20 seconds off the winningtime by coming home in4:44.00. The team of CaitlinDufresne, Atasha Johnson,Reyna Kirkland and MonicaGraham placed fifth. Ford, a soph, was a close third in the 100 free, just three sec onds off first and two secondsoff second-place. Ford finishedat 1:04.00. Teammate AlexJohnson was fourth. Similarly, senior Alex Johnson placed third in the 50 free ina time of 00:29.00, while TracyWhitney of Winter Haven fin ished second at 00:28.00 and herteammate Bailee Thornton wasfirst at 00:26.00. For Hardee,freshman Conley placed fifth at00.31.00, tied with Avon Park,Kasey Starling, also in at 00:31.00 and awarded fourthplace. In diving, junior Kirkland was fourth at 116.15. Conley wasfourth in the 100 breaststroke,with classmate Chey-enne Pohlin sixth place. Other Lady Wildcats partici pating included junior DanielleWeeks, and Joley Pleger andVictoria Borjas, both freshmen. Boys The Hardee boys placed third overall. Again, Winter Havenwon with 198 points, whileAvon Park had 138, Hardee 118and Oasis Christian 68. Senior Cody Spencer won the 100 free in a time of 00:56.00with an Avon Park swimmerclose behind at 00:57.00 Wildcatfreshman Mario Gomez placedseventh of eight swimmers. Soph Vaughn Kirkland was first in the 100 breaststroke at01:00.00. Freshman JosephCrawford placed sixth. Soph Wyatt Zeigler was sec ond in the 100 backstroke in1:08.00, just one second off thewinning time of 1:07:00. Class mate Kyle Choate was fourth.Zeigler was also third in the 200individual medley (IM), whileclassmate Jared Scheel placedsixth. The 400 free relay team of Zeigler, Keith Choate, CarlosGarcia and Spencer was secondin a time of 4:11.00. The team ofBrandon Franks, Crawford,Gomez and Will Roberts placedsixth. Franks placed third in diving at 168.94 points, with KeithChoate fifth. Garcia placed fourth in the 200 free, with Franks in sixthplace. The medley relay team of the Choate twins, Franks and Craw ford placed fourth, while Kirk land, Scheel, Gomez andLivinston Metayer was sixth. LAKELAND Girls In this meet last Thursday at the Gandy Pool in Lakeland,Hardee competed against fourother squads and placed secondoverall. George Jenkins, the hostschool, was first with 335points, with Hardee at 225,Santa Fe Catholic at 134, HainesCity at 125 and Kathleen at 47. Kirkland won the diving com petition and Ford won the 100free in 1:04.89, nearly two fullseconds ahead of her nearest op ponent. Borjas placed a strongfourth of the 10 swimmers in volved. In the 100 breaststroke, Conley was just over one secondslower at 1:24.93 to place sec ond. Pohl was sixth. In the 200 IM, it was Ford third and Dufresne fifth overall.The 200 free relay team alsoplaced third, with Alex John-son, Conley, Edenfield and Fordin at 1:57.70, less than a secondoff the second-place time of1:56.70. Pleger, Kirk-land,Kaylee Hogenauer and MadisonMarple placed seventh. Other swimmers placed from fourth to seventh place in theirevents, adding to Hardee points.Also participating were AtashaJohnson, Graham and Weeks. Boys The Wildcats placed third. Jenkins won with 280 points,with Kathleen at 219, Hardee196, Haines City at 160 andSanta Fe at 95. Zeigler won the 200 free in a time of 2:07.72, up 32 hun dredths of a second on a Kath leen rival. Garcia placed sixth.In diving, Franks and KeithChoate went one-two to earnHardee points. Zeigler joined with Garcia, Levi Lovett (back from injury)and Spencer to place second inthe 400 free relay. The team ofKeith Choate, Franks, Roberts and Crawford placed seventh. Spencer picked up third-place points in the 100 free in a timeof 00:56.33, with Crawford10th. Spencer also jointed themedley relay team of KyleChoate, Zeigler and Lovett toplaced fourth in 2:02.33. KeithChoate, Roberts, Scheel andFranks placed eighth. Lovett was third in both the 100 butterfly and 200 IM. Hefinished in 1:03.66 and the IM in2:22.86, with Roberts sixth. Zei gler picked up the last third-place points, in the 100 back in1:06.33, with Kyle Choate sev enth. Swim Girls Second in 5-Team Meet COURTESY PHOTO The Hardee swim teams were enthused when they were treated to Dunkin’ Donuts after Friday morning practice. 9:18,25c NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that US AMERIBANK C/O PENDER NEWKIRK CUSTODIAN F/B/O TC 10L, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said cer tificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certifi cate number and year of issuance, the description ofthe property, and the names in which it was assessedare as follows:CERTIFICATE NO.: 1152 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2010Parcel ID Number: 06-35-25-0000-40010-0000Description of Property: DESCRIPTION:240 AC #223-0997799 WRIGHT ESTATE MIN ERAL RIGHTS NW1/4 OF NE1/4 & NE1/4 OFNE1/4 OF NW1/4 & W1/2 OF NE1/4 OF NW1/4& E1/2 OF SE1/4 OF NW1/4 & E1/2 OF SW1/4OF NW1/4 & SW1/4 OF SW1/4 OF NW1/4 W1/2OF SW1/4 & W1/2 OF NW1/4 OF NW1/4 & W1/2OF SE1/4 OF SW1/4 OF NE1/4 & W3/4 OF N1/2OF SW1/4 OF NE1/4 OF 6-35S-25E SUBJECT TO RESERVATIONS, COVENANTS, RE STRICTIONS, AND EASEMENTS OF RECORD.Name in which assessed: INTERFIRST BANK DALLASC/O NATIONS BANK CLO CORPSaid property being in the County of HARDEE, Stateof Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemedaccording to law, the property described in such cer tificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at theHardee County Courthouse, 417 West Main Street,second floor hallway outside of Room 202, Wauchula,FL 33873 on the 22 nd day of OCTOBER 2014, at 11:00 a.m.Dated this 15 th day of SEPTEMBER, 2014. Victoria L. RogersClerk of Circuit CourtHardee County, FloridaAD No: 1By: LAURA L. BARKER, Deputy ClerkTax Deed File No.: 252014TD009XXXXPursuant to F.S. 197.512 9:18-10:9c PUBLIC NOTICE You are hereby notified that on Thursday, October 2, 2014, at 9:00 a.m., the Hardee County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing for the adoption of a Resolution vacating and closing the road/easement known as a portion of streets and alleyways in the Town of Fort Green being legally described as: that portion of Hendry Roadand the 1,440 feet portion of Gill Street lying west ofCounty Road 663 North, that portion of Oak Avenue, LaurelAvenue, Magnolia Avenue and Central Avenue lying northof Ollie Roberts Road and Market Street in it’s entiretyalong with the alleyways lying in Blocks 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 14,17, 18, 19 and the north 150 feet portion of alleyway lyingin Block 6 and the 150 feet portion of alleyway lying westof Block 6 and 900 feet of the 20 feet wide alleyway lyingwest of Magnolia Avenue and north of Ollie Roberts Roadand that portion of the 20 feet wide alleyway lying b etween Lots 1 and 16 of Blocks 15 and 16. The above describedstreets and alleyways being recorded in the original Sub division Plat of the Town of Fort Green as recorded in PlatBook 1, Pages 2-14 of the Public Records of HardeeCounty, Florida.The public hearing will be held in the Hardee CountyBoard of County Commissioners Board Room, 412 WestOrange Street, Room 102, Wauchula, Florida.This procedure shall be in accordance with the provisionsof Section 336, Florida Statutes. A petition for the closing and vacating, of the above-refer enced shall be considered by the Board of County Com missioners after required publication of this Notice. Copiesof the documents relating to this proposal are available forpublic inspection during weekdays between the hours of8:30 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. in the Hardee County PublicWorks Department, 205 Hanchey Road, Wauchula,Florida.This is a Disabled-Accessible facility. Any disabled personneeding to make special arrangements should contact theBoard of County Commissioners' office at least five (5)days prior to the public hearing.All persons are invited to attend and be heard. Althoughminutes of the Public Hearing will be recorded, anyonewishing to appeal any decision made at the public hearingwill need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedingsis made by a court reporter.Rick Knight, Chairman, Board of County Commissioners 9:18c 1. GEOGRAPHY: The Yakima River flows throughwhich U.S. state? 2. TELEVISION: What was the theme song to the sit com "Friends"? 3. MUSIC: What pop music group had a hit album in 1969 ti tled "The Age of Aquarius"? 4. COMICS: Which comic strip featured a character called"Dragon Lady"? 5. MEDICINE: How long is the average adult's spinalcord? 6. FOOD AND DRINK: What fast-food franchise fea tured the story of Jared S. Fogle,who lost a lot of weight eatingtheir products? 7. LITERATURE: Where did the Grinch live in the Dr.Seuss story "How the GrinchStole Christmas!"? 8. MOVIES: What was the name of the mad scientist in"The Rocky Horror PictureShow"? 9. GENERAL KNOWL EDGE: What is the signifi cance of the acronym ROY GBIV? 10. FAMOUS QUOTES: What comedian and actor oncesaid, "A day without sunshine islike, you know, night"? ANSWERS 1. Washington2. "I'll Be There For You" (The Rembrants) 3. The 5th Dimension4. Terry and the Pirates5. 17 to 18 inches6. Subway7. Mount Crumpit8. Dr. Frank-N-Furter9. A mnemonic device to re member the colors of the rain bow 10. Steve Martin (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. TRIVIA TEST By Fifi Rodriguez BIBLE TRIVIA By Wilson Casey 1. Is the book of Revelation in the Old or New Testament orneither? 2. In Genesis 16, who called the name of the Lord that spakeunto her, "Thou God seest me"?Hagar, Naomi, Cozbi, Baara 3. What method of death was for a man who blasphemed theLord's name with a curse?Hanging, Stoning, Starvation,Beaten 4. Who used handkerchiefs and aprons to heal the sick anddrive out demons? Jesus, Paul,Mark, Jeremiah 5. What did God call the fir mament? Rapture, Armaged-don, Passover, Heaven 6. In Romans 6:23, "For the wages of sin is ..." Riches, Eter nal life, Death, Freedom ANSWERS: 1) New; 2) Hagar; 3) Stoning; 4) Paul; 5)Heaven; 6) DeathComments? More Trivia? (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc.


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"#& UF Pharmacy Professor Is Against Amendment 2 8"Of The Herald-Advocate Marijuana is “not considered good medicine” and the pro posed Amendment 2 whichwould legalize medial marijuanain Florida is a “thinly veiled dis guise to legalize marijuana forrecreational use,” Univers-ity ofFlorida Paul Doering said re cently. Jo McGuire, a board of direc tors member of the Drug and Al cohol Testing IndustryAsso-ciation and co-chair of theInternational Marijuana Educa-tion Committee, said there aremany potential costs associatedwith marijuana legalization. She said the marijuana indus try has a brilliant marketingstrategy of indicating “every body wants it” and marijuanause as a new social norm. She wrote in the September 2014 magazine OccupationalHealth and Safety that in 2000the U.S. employers lost 500 mil lion work days due to alco holism and the cost of alcoholabuse in the U.S. is at least $185billion, 10 times the tax dollarsbrought in. In 2009 over 70 per cent of teens 18 and under hadexperienced drinking alcohol. When adolescents use mari juana regularly, they can experi ence a lasting 6 to 8-point I.Q.reduction, which can harm theirpotential for completing theireduction and gaining substantialfuture employment. Treating marijuana the same as alcohol is impossible, saidMcGuire. The potency and serv ing suggestions for marijuanacannot be standardized in the same way regulatory authoritieshave measured alcohol. Thereare no measurements for mari juana impairment. For alcohol, asimple breath test can show theimmediate blood-alcohol ratioimpacting the subject’s brain. Metabolized rates of THC (the psychoactive component ofmarijuana) vary widely based oneach individual’s body type, andimpairment cannot be measuredby a simple screening test. Ef fects of acute marijuana impair ment can last for days. The THClevel in some modern marijuanacan be 10 to 20 times more po tent than in previous decades. An employee who got high on marijuana Friday night couldstill be impaired on Mondaymorning, endangering work place safety, she said. A federalreport on workplace drug testingby SAMHSA states employeesusing marijuana cause 55 per cent more accidents than thosewho do not. Positive drug testsshowing THC in the employee’ssystem verified 85 percent moreon-the-job injuries by marijuanausers (Autry, 1998). The samereport listed increased absen teeism and loss of work produc tivity. McGuire stated marijuana does produce a dependency thatrequires addition recovery andtreatment. A 2012 national sur vey on drug use and healthshowed admissions to additiontreatment facilities were mostcommon for alcohol, with mari juana ranked second. The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids states 23.5 million Ameri cans are addicted to alcohol and drugs, which is 1 in 10 peopleover the age of 12. Dr. Bertha Madras of the Har vard Medical School’s Depart ment of Psychiatry re-portedmarijuana use disorder is associ ated with higher mortality andhas lasting adverse effects on thefuture of young adults throughincrease of anxiety, panic, de pression, psychotic symptoms,cognitive losses, and neuropsy chological de-cline, and causesvarious adverse health effectssuch as psychosis. An unanswered question would be the impact of second-hand marijuana smoke to chil dren and family members andcosts related to associated ill ness, said McGuire. The California Office of Envi ronmental Health Hazards indi cated the carcinogenicity ofmarijuana smoke was associatedwith higher rates of cancers ofthe lungs, head, neck, brain,bladder and testes. “There are far more questions and problems associated withthe legalization of marijuana,with no compelling medical ev idence to remove it as a Feder ally Controlled Schedule 1Substance, than there are goodsolutions at this point,” saidMcGuire. While thoughtful dialogue should take place, fast-trackinga recreational drug to legal sta tus through a ruse of impossibleregulatory ideologies will proveirresponsible and costly. Exactfigures of societal costs will notbe known for many years tocome, if ever, she said. PHOTO BY JIM KELLY Cheryl and Paul Doering of Gainesville are happy after Saturday night’s 36-30 triple over time victory by the Florida Gators over the Kentucky Wildcats.BIONITROGENContinued From 1A not being achieved by Columbus Oil & Gas, the money wasnever transferred to ColumbusOil & Gas for the convertibledebentures,” Shivers wrote in acomplaint affidavit filed onTuesday of last week. Davis, however, remained “under the impression that themoney had been invested as in structed,” the detective furtheralleged. Dey said Davis asked Korne gay about his investment andhow it was performing on sev eral occasions. Each time, hecharged, Kornegay made posi tive comments which led Davisto believe the investment wasdoing well. Early this year, though, Davis became concerned because hehad not yet received any writtendocumentation on his invest ment or its performance. Then,he learned the money never wasinvested in Columbus Oil & Gasas directed. Kornegay, Dey alleged, was still in possession of the cash. The major went on to allege that Davis and his attorney madeseveral requests for the money’sreturn over a three-month pe riod, none of which was hon ored. On July 22, appearing here at a Hardee County Industrial De velopment Authority meeting,Kornegay was asked by boardmembers if he was involvedwith Columbus Oil & Gas and ifhe had collected any investmentmoney from a Hardee Countyresident. Kornegay, Dey said, admitted he had raised money from alocal individual but that themoney had not been invested asplanned. He added that he hadbeen asked to return the cash,and that he intended to do so. Dey said that on Monday, Aug. 25, Shivers spoke with Ko rnegay via telephone and toldhim that if he did not returnDavis’ money in a timely man ner, criminal charges would befiled. Kornegay reportedly responded that the $100,000 wasin a savings account, and that heplanned to transfer the cash by“the end of the week.” As of Monday, Sept. 8, Davis had not received his moneyback. The complaint affidavit was filed and the arrest warrant wasissued. Dey said the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office went toKornegay’s home to serve the Hardee County warrant, butfound he was not there. Anotherresident of the condominiumbuilding told officers Kornegaywas in Argentina. Following Kornegay’s arrest at the airport, Shivers went toMiami to interview Kornegay.Later this week, Dey said, thesuspect will be transferred to theHardee County Jail. Over time, BioNitrogen inter mittently has asked the IDA forconstruction of a railroad spur toits proposed urea plant site, theissuance of $300 million inbonds and $1 million to $2 mil lion in cash. The IDA, however, cooled to the project at its July meeting,when it also questioned Korne gay about his company’s com mitment to purchase 606 acresfrom Davis for its plant, at anagreed upon sum of $9.6 mil lion. Davis, however, had not re ceived any payments and hadbegun foreclosure proceedings. Kornegay responded by say ing Davis had received stock inhis company, and that install ment payments would begin asprogress was made on the plant. The IDA noted at the time its intent to drop BioNitrogen fromits budget.


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B The Herald-Advocate(USPS 578-780)Thursday, September 18, 2014 PAGE ONE when quarterback Hayden Lind sey found full -back Tyler Braggopen for a 5-yard completion. Keyonte Holley then entered the game at running back andripped off first-down runs of 13,11 and 12 yards along with afew penalties by Sebring to setthe Cats up at the 1-yard line be fore Holley finished the drivewith a plunge up the middle. Ro driquez made the PAT and the Wildcats led 16-0 with 40 sec onds left in the half. The Cats got the ball to start the second half. Lindsey had ascreen pass intercepted as hetried to loft it over the tall Se bring defensive end Luke An crum who returned it 12 yards tothe Wildcat 4. Sebring capitalized on the turnover. Akem Jn Pierre wentSee WILDCATS 4B By MICHAEL KELLYOf The Herald-Advocate The Hardee Wildcats got their first win of the season on Fridaynight by beating the visiting Se bring Blue Streaks 23-13. The Wildcats, now 1-2 on the season, will be off this week be fore returning to action with aroad trip to Frostproof on Sept.26 before district competitionbegins at Sarasota Booker onOct. 2. Sebring received to start the game and converted threefourth-down tries including afake punt on the 15-play open ing drive but the Wildcat de fense made a play when itneeded to. Jacquavious Kimbrough in tercepted a Jair Watson pass inthe end zone and gave the Wild cats the ball at their 20-yard lineto start their game. The Wildcatoffense started slow and wasforced to a three-and-out. Sebring went backward on its next possession and was forcedto punt. A high snap sailed overthe punter’s head, which hedowned in the end zone for asafety, giving the Cats twopoints and the ball back with 14seconds left in the first quarter. A pass interference penalty against Sebring gave the Wild cats a first down before sopho more Parker Carlton ripped offfive consecutive runs totaling 29yards, with the last being a 2-yard touchdown run up the mid dle. Rodrigo Rodriquez madethe PAT and Hardee led 9-0 with7:51 remaining in the half. The Blue Streaks started their next drive with good field posi tion at their 44-yard line butquarterback Alvin Hicks wassacked by Noah Coronado on athird-down pass attempt whichforced another punt. Hardee took over at its 34 and picked up an early first down Wildcats Beat Sebring, Bye Week Ahead HARDEESEBRING PASSING COMPLETIONS,ATTEMPTS AND INTERCEPTIONS2-8-17-24-2PASSING YARDS21105RUSHING ATTEMPTS/YARDS39/17630/66 TOTAL YARDS197171TURNOVERS12FIRST DOWNS1112PENALTIES, LOST YARDAGE12-705-44 SCORING BY QUARTER: Hardee2140723Sebring0013013 GAME STATISTICS Keyonte Holley drags two defenders as he fights for extra yards. Holley rushed for 83 yards on 18 carries against the Blue Streaks. PHOTOS BY ROBERT SPENCER Jaquavious Kimbrough leaps up to intercept a pass duringthe first quarter Friday night at Wildcat Stadium. By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate The Hardee boys and girls cross country teams started theseason on a high note. “Both dominated their races with strong showings through out,” said Coach Don Trew. For the girls, junior Maria Munoz, who was last year’s dis trict champion and ran in severalsummer races, placed first over all in a time of 20:26. Kayla Rios was third at 22:43, Angel Mancillas sixth at 23:29,Raquel Resendez ninth at 24:34,and Karly White 11th at 24:29,giving Hardee the low score of30 for the team win. And Hardee was without the services of Crystal Avila, one oflast year’s qualifiers for the Na tional Championship who ran toAll-American honors at Au gusta, Ga. Avila will be missingfor about three weeks due to an off-season injury and will in crease Hardee’s depth when shereturns. For the Wildcats, Tyler Smith came in first at 16:35, followedby Alexis Chavez third at 17:23,Dustin Smith fourth at 17:58,Leonel Rodriguez seventh at18:22 and Austin Smith nine at18:34, for a team score of 24 andthe win. Rounding out the run for Hardee were Marc Salazar 15that 19:59, Richard Yang 16th at20:05 and Alex Paulino 17th at20:09. Both teams and runners hit the road today (Thursday) for theBuffalo Run Invitational at thePolo Club in The Villages. Mostwill also go to Gainesville Fri day for Saturday’s MountainDew Invitational at the Univer-sity of Florida. Next week there are two events. There is the LaBelle In vitational on Tuesday and theLake Placid run on Thursday.October starts with the FloridaRunners Invitational at Chain ofLakes Park in Titusville on Oct.3. Hardee is once again in Class 2A, Region 3, District 11, alongwith Sarasota Booker, DeSoto,Dunedin, St. Petersburg Gibbs,St. Petersburg Lakewood, Sara-sota Military Academy andBradenton Southeast. The district meet is Oct. 27 at Municipal Park in Dunedin. TheRegion 3 championship is Oct.8 at Anclote High in Holidayand the state meet is atApalachee Park in Tallahassee. By the fall of 2015, nearby South Florida State College willbe offering a women’s crosscountry team, offering academicand athletic challenges to theHardee girls squad. Cross County Dominates COURTESY PHOTO Hardee runners prepare to take off in the Moore Haven run, with (front, left to right) Kayla Rios, Maria Munoz, Angel Mancillas, Raquel Resendez and Austin Smi th; (middle row) Karla White, Leonel Rodriguez and Alex Chavez; (back row) Alex Paulin o, Richard Yang, Tyler Smith, Dustin Smith and Marc Salazar. BuildingPermits The following permits were ap plied for or issued by theHardee County Building De-partment during the weeks ofSept. 2-12. Listings include thename of the owner or contrac tor, the address for the project,the type of work to be done, andthe cost involved. Only projectsvalued at $1,000 or more arelisted. ISSUED Kenneth R. Long, Orange Street, mechanical, $4,550. Travis R. Maldonado, Bay Street, front door, $1,990. Travis R. Maldonado, Cracker Lane, new construction,$210,000. Travis R. Maldonado, Third Street, new construction,$75,000. Martinez, Nursery Road, demolition — mobile home,$1,000. Morris, North Road, demoli tion — mobile home, $1,000. Samuel J. Albritton, Green Street, electrical, $1,000. Scott Henderson, Griffin Road, porch addition, $10,000. Michael R. Johnson, Maude Road, carport, $2,050. Kenneth R. Long, Polk Road, mechanical, $6,250. Douglas Battey, Downing Circle, mechanical, $4,200. Kenneth R. Long, Hickory Street, mechanical, $3,250. Douglas Battey, U.S. 17 North, mechanical, $2,250. Douglas Battey, Pennsylvania Avenue, mechanical,$4,500. Douglas Battey, Platt Road, mechanical, $1,600. Dwight Douglas, Middle Drive, manufactured, $3,000. Dwight Douglas, Middle Drive, manufactured, $7,000. Robert L. 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2B The Herald-Advocate, September 18, 2014 —Hardee Living— COURTESY PHOTO Courtney Norris and Daniel Kahn. Ben and Robyn Norris of Wauchula announce the en-gagement of their daughter,Courtney Norris, to DanielKahn, the son of Michael andTeena Kahn of Tampa. The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Hardee Senior HighSchool and a 2011 graduate ofFlorida State University. The prospective groom is a 2005 graduate of Gaither HighSchool and a 2013 graduate ofthe University of South Florida.He is currently employed withRaymond James Financial. Plans are being made for a private wedding ceremony onSaturday, Nov. 8, in ZolfoSprings. Courtney Norris Engaged To Marry Daniel Kahn 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 Daily citrus reports giving de tails of shipments, auctionprices, and other information ofinterest to the Florida citrus in dustry will be started Oct. 2 forthe new season, it was an nounced here by H.F. Wilson, incharge of the service financedjointly by the Florida state mar keting bureau and the agricul ture marketing service, fruit andvegetable division, of the U.S.Department of Agriculture. ––––– Vice president Jay W. Moran of the U.S. Sugar Corp., in apublic statement here today said:“The fallacy of insisting that for eign countries and other over seas areas supply almostthree-quarters of our sugar, vitalfoodstuff, is well-demonstratedin the abrupt rises in sugar pricesduring the past several days. ––––– Floridians, individually and collectively through their localchambers of commerce andother organizations, will ob-serve “National Fire PreventionWeek” Oct. 8-14, it was an nounced today by Harold Colee,president of the Florida StateChamber of Commerce. ––––– Speaking before a large group of Townsendites at a six-countyrally in Orlando this week, Bur ton Schoepf, president of Tami ami Trail Tours, gave a businessman’s viewpoint of the “plan”and said that in his opinion itsadoption would result in an im mediate increase of at least 25percent in all lines of business. 50 YEARS AGO Hardee County Park will not be named for the late Wilbur C.King, state public utilities com missioner and chairman of thecounty park committee whichbegan to redevelop the park lastyear. ––––– A grand jury report made to Circuit Judge Gunter Stephen-son Wednesday found no in-dictable wrong-doing in thecounty’s purchase of $202.36worth of recapped tires and cial elections on ambulanceservice before the end of theyear. ––––– The Zolfo Springs Town Council stands poised to raisesewer and water rates to helpsupport its budget for the nextfiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.Ordinance 89-8, which delin eates the increases, has alreadybeen approved in its first read ing. Final reading, and adoption,will be Monday at 7:30 p.m. incouncil chambers. ––––– Two Hardee County commis sioners got a first-hand look at aprototype prison in CharlotteCounty that will serve as amodel for a similar facility to bebuilt near Fort Green in north western Hardee County. ––––– Hardee County commission ers heard a plea from aWauchula woman asking forhelp in getting a sidewalk pavedthat she says will save children’slives. But commissioners re jected her proposal because oflack of money in the county’supcoming budget to pay for theproject. 10 YEARS AGO Forecasters say this county will be spared a third round ofdevastating hurricanes thisweek, as Hurricane Ivan, thethird leg of a triple threat, hasturned away from this area and is racing up the Gulf to makelandfall elsewhere. ––––– “We’re getting good at this.” So good, Schools Superinten-dent Dennis Jones said, that atleast one Hardee County admin istrator has been asked to speaknationally on hurricane pre paredness for school districts. ––––– County and School Board of ficials have clashed on plans tobuild a new K-8 school inHardee County. In its late Au gust meeting, the County Com mission considered a request torezone a Wauchula Hills prop erty for the kindergarten througheighth grade public school re cently funded by the state. ––––– They were everywhere. They wore uniforms, jumpsuits, mili tary-like fatigues or sometimesjust jeans and a marked T-shirt.They were from Dade County.They were from Duval County.They were from the cities andcommunities in between. Andthey all carried a badge. HardeeCounty Sheriff J. Loran Cog-burn said there were more than270 law enforcement officersfrom various agencies here tohelp in those trying days follow ing Hurricane Charley. tubes that fit no county vehicles.But the report failed to identifywho got the tires, except for oneman, and was viewed by someWauchulans as a “whitewash” ofcounty operations. ––––– The Hardee School Board last week approved a $15 a semestersubsidy for county students at tending Polk and Manatee juniorcolleges. At the same time, theboard took another step towardachieving a community juniorcollege for the Highlands-Hardee county area. ––––– Sheriff’s deputies this week were investigating a theft, entryof a Wauchula office and theshooting of three cows. HaroldL. 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September 18, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 3B PHOTOS BY JIM KELLY Welcoming guests to reception at the historic Wauchula Train Depo t were Alex Ullrich, vice president of HHS Lionettes; Danielle Smith, second runner-up, Miss Hardee County; and Rayna Parks, Miss Hardee County. The event was sponsored by Main Street Wauchula, Florida Humanities Council, Florida Division of Cult ural Affairs, National En dowment for the Humanities, Dr. Barbara Carlton, Mosaic, Peace Ri ver Electric Com pany, and First National Bank of Wauchula. Serving beverages at “Dreamers & Schemers” reception at train depot were Doyle Du rando and Marcus Conerly. A cultural performance was held at the Wauchu la City Hall Auditorium. ‘Dreamers & Schemers’ Event Held Sept. 4 Cultural Florida history performers were Brian Shea, who portrayed Jacob Sum merlin (1820-1893), “King of the Crackers” and rich Florida cattleman, having a herd of over 15,000 by age 40, learning to ride a horse at age 7; Phyllis McEw en as Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), a famous Florida writer who wrote “Their Ey es Were Watching God” and was an anthropologist, collector of folklore, and pion eer of the Harlem Ren aissance; and Chaz Mena as Pedro Menendez de Aviles (1519-1574), a prominent Span ish admiral and founder of St. Augustine, claiming Florida for Spain ousting a colony of French Hugenota near what is now Jacksonville, starting efforts to est ablish missions to native Indians, and searching fruitlessly for his shipwrecked son. Sam Pacetti was the songwriter/musician, and Lisa Powers Tricomi was the direct or of the cultural event. Stephanie Gugle Computer Tech Phone (863) 781-9720 cl9:18c I N H OME S ERVICE PAUL’SSMALLENGINEREPAIR 829 BOSTICKRD'OWLINGGREENRoad Runs Beside Torrey Oak Golf Course1.3 miles off Hwy 17773-4400soc9:18c Don’t wait two weeks to get your mower fixed.We will have it back to you quickly!Some cases, same day!Come see us for our fast & friendly services! 2 2 0 0 1 1 4 4 H H O O M M E E C C O O M M I I N N G G P P A A R R A A D D E E E NTRY F ORM Name of Club/Organization:_____________________________Sponsor/Contact Person:_______________________________ Contact #: Type of Entry:_________________________________________ (Marching Group, Float, Car, Etc. If Float, Maximum Height of 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: Friday, September 26th, two-thousdand fourteen Seven o’clock in the eveningPioneer Village Family Building770 Alton Carlton Road 4WauchulaReception to follow. Nicole Baldwin 1 Timothy 1:16 Micah Garrett 1 Corinthians 13:11 LYDIA’SHOUSEANDMERCIESOFDAVIDAREPLEASED TO ANNOUNCETHEGRADUATIONOF soc9:11,18c soc9:18-10:2c Financing Available With As Little As $25 Down! G G B B ’ ’ s s L L a a d d i i e e s s & & M M e e n n ’ ’ s s F F o o r r m m a a l l W W e e a a r rForAllYourHomecomingNeedsr863-402-1902Gini Beth Henderson Cell: 863-873-1858 HOMECOMING IS OCTOBER 10 TH Come in for the BIG SALENew Dresses Arriving Daily Tony Bowls dresses as seen on Miss America


4B The Herald-Advocate, September 18, 2014 Players of the Week #78 Blaiaine Molitor Offense Graded out at 80%, 7 pancake blocks #50 Noah Coronado Defense 2 tackles, 1 assist, 2 tackles for loss, 1 sack #16 Nick Johnson Special Teams Averaged 37 yards per punt, 1 downed at Sebring 1-yard line #57 Randi Lopez Scout Teams pBy JOAN SEA MANOf The Herald-Advocate The Hardee varsity girls vol leyball team has broken evenafter three weeks of action. After last week’s matches, the girls were at 3-3; however, theydropped district matches againstLemon Bay and Sebring andhave an uphill climb in the Class5A, Region 3, District 11 race.They were set to play the thirddistrict team, DeSoto at home onTuesday and follow that with ahome match today (Thursday)against visiting Fort Meade. Next week’s only match is Tuesday at home in a return en counter with Lemon Bay. Thegirls play at Sebring on Sept. 30and go to Fort Meade on Oct. 2. Lemon Bay In the first district encounter against Lemon Bay on the LadyManta Rays court, Hardee had ahard test. The local girls battledto a 25-13 loss in game one andnarrowed that to 25-18 in thesecond set. Hardee efforts re sulted in a 26-24 win in the thirdset before dropping the fourthset 25-6 and giving the best offive to the home team. Senior outside hitter Kendall Gough had Offensive Player ofThe Week honors with 13 kills,four blocks and four solidserves. Setter Emily Albritton had a good all-round game with 11serves, including an ace. Shealso had 52 good sets to herteammates and added a halfdozen spikes. Brooke Dixon, another out side hitter has a half dozen kills,two blocks and eight goodserves. Makayla Deuberry chipped in with eight kills, eight blocks andthree good serves. Jaka-yshaLindsey contributed six kills anda block, while Abby Vargas con tributed seven kills and 11serves, including an ace. Others getting in on the action included Morgan Walters, AudraWeeks, Paigelyn Cord,TiffanyFlores and Gemi Saunders, whowas Defensive Player of theWeek. Mulberry Next up was a Sept. 8 trip to Mulberry, where Hardee la-bored for five long sets beforewinning the match. The LadyPanthers took the first game 25-20. Hardee came back to claimthe second 25-18. After a tough25-23 loss in game three,Hardee came back to take thefinal two games 25-19, 15-10and win the match. Deuberry took Offensive hon ors with two sets, 13 digs, 6kills and five blocks to go with10 good serves, including anace. Albritton also had a good day with 67 sets, seven kills, threedigs and 20 good serves, withfive aces. Gough had 19 serves, includ ing an ace, two blocks, four digsand seven kills. Dixon added seven kills, a block and five serves. Lindseyhad four kills, five blocks and aserve. Vargas had a solid game with 11 serves, including two aces, ablock, three kills and five sets.Walters joined her with sevenserves, including an ace, andfour digs. Saunders, the libero, was again Defensive Player of theWeek. Others joining in the ac tion were Weeks, Flores andCourtnee Richardson. Sebring Competing against a team which plays and practices year-round was an uphill battle forthe Hardee girls. Sebring won25-18, 25-13 and 25-23 as theLady Cats began to pick up thepace. Deuberry continued her out standing game for the week’s of fensive honors with 11 digs, twokills, six blocks and three serves. Vargas had an entry in every statistical category, with twinaces, a block, two digs, two killsand two sets. Albritton had two serves, one an ace, and added four digs, twokills and 48 sets to teammates. Lindsey had four kills, two digs and a block, while Dixonhad three digs, a kill and a block. Defensively, Saunders had six digs and a kill, and Gough hadfive kills, two digs, two blocksand four good serves. Other playing for Hardee in cluded Flores, Walters, Richard son, Cord, Weeks and SenaidaGarcia. JV Although the Hardee junior varsity hasn’t won a match yet,they are getting closer in everyouting. At Lemon Bay, Victoria McGhin topped the team withsix good serves, including a pairof aces. Hope Elliott had fiveserves, including an ace. Ellie Palmer added five serves and six spikes. Claudia Kleinadded twin spikes and threegood sets. Brenda Miramontesadded three sets, four serves anda spike. Others playing were Kaitlyn Richardson, Sarah Welch,Rayann Kulig and DestineeJackson. Against Mulberry, Hardee again had some leaders. Jacksonhad eight serves, including a pairof aces and added two spikes.Welch had three aces, twoblocks and a spike. Klein had sixsets and four serves, andRichardson added seven servesand a spike. Adelina Luna hadthree aces and Hope Elliott hadtwin aces. Palmer had threeserves. Others in on the action were Miramontes, Mallory Gough, Kulig and McGhin. The JV girls lost to Sebring 25-13, 25-16 as the JV play thebest of three sets. Again, there were highlights. Klein had five digs, three setsand four serves. Welch had threekills, two digs and a set. Mira montes had a half dozen sets andtwo digs. Elliott had four digs, akill and pair of sets. Palmeradded two digs, a kills and anace. Gough had four digs and anace. Other chipping in were Rosie Fimbres, Richardson, Luna,Kilig, McGhin and Jackson. Volleyball Girls At 3-3 Players of the Week Varsity Volleyball September 8-12 #44 Kendall Gough Offense #5 Gemi Saunders Defense YOUR BUSINESS COULD APPEAR HERE TOO!!CNancy Davis, Kim Reas or Trayce Daniels At The Herald Advocate 773-3255 Raji Sonni, MD, FAAPMarcela Jativa, MD, FAAP Denise Mueller-Barker, ARNP Megan Ramirez, ARNP Esta oficina estar cerrada los sbados desde el 1ro de Mayo hasta el 1ro de Noviembre. Nuestra oficina de Sebring estar abierta para su conveniencia en caso de que su hijo/a enfermonecesite ver a un doctor. Favor de llamar al 863-382-0770. Lunes Viernes 8:30 am 5:00 pm1125 S. 6th Avenue, Wauchula (Complejo de Tactor Supply)9:18c Por favor llama a 863-767-1616 para hacer una cita! SPECIAL SPECIAL SPECIAL All You Can Eat Bay Scallops (fried only) With Soup & Salad Bar and choice of potato $12.99 Everyday beginning Thursday, Sept. 18 while they last! Dinner Only 4pm Close N N i i c c h h o o l l a a s s ’ ’ F F a a m m i i l l y y R R e e s s t t a a u u r r a a n n t t6 6 1 1 5 5 H H w w y y . 1 1 7 7 N N o o r r t t h h W W a a u u c c h h u u l l a a 7 7 7 7 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3Sunday 7am8pm; Closed Monday; Tuesday Saturday 7am9pm soc9:18cWILDCATSContinued From 1B Two plays later Lindsey threw a bullet pass between twodefenders to Dalton Bethea for a16-yard touchdown pass. Ro driquez made the PAT andpushed Hardee’s lead back to23-13 with 10:12 left in thegame. Sebring was forced to a threeand-out as were the Wildcats ontheir ensuing possession beforeSebring took over at its 45 with7:29 left in the game. Sebring drove deep into Hardee territory before electingto go for it on fourth-and-2 fromthe Wildcat 12. Alvin Hicks tried a run up the middle. The Wildcats defensestopped him literally an inch ortwo short of the first down.Hardee took over on down at the10-yard line but could not pickup a first down and was forcedto punt back to the Blue Streaks. Sebring then got down to the Wildcat 6-yard line beforeMarco Deleon intercepted Hicksin the end zone to seal the Wild cat victory with 1:45 left in thegame. around the right end for the 4yard touchdown run. The PATby Hunter Livingston was goodand the Cats now led 16-7 with10:32 left in the third quarter. Sebring almost recovered the short and high kick butChauncey Rivers came downwith the ball at the Hardee 27. An incomplete pass on thirdand-10 forced a Wildcat puntwhich was short and gave Se bring good field position at theHardee 40. Watson found Duran Ran dolph open for a 31-yard com pletion and Giovanni Jenkinsfound the end zone with a 9-yardrun off the right end. The PATwas no good and the Cats’ leadwas cut to 16-13 with 8:20 leftin the third quarter. Both teams then traded punts before Hardee took over at theBlue Streaks 35-yard line after anice punt return by Trequan Hol ley. Hardee was faced with afourth-and-2 at the Sebring 27and Keyonte Holley picked up 7yards on a powerful run off theleft end. Wauchula News By Jan Wilkins 773-0618 Hello again! I didn’t think I would even have a column thisweek, as I had too little to write,but all of a sudden things beganto come my way. So, let’s get onwith it. Connie (Berringer) Shoemaker, a schoolmate who oftenwalked the many blocks to ourjunior high and later our highschool with me, sent this littleitem my way: “If you have a family that loves you, a few good friends,food on the table and a roof overyour head, you are richer thanyou think.” This was written byan unknown author, but howtrue. We sometimes take thingsfor granted when in reality weare truly blessed. Little Jamison Trott had hy pospadias surgery last Friday atAll Children’s Hospital. Prayersfor this special family are andhave surely been abundant, andwill continue in the days ahead. Long-time friend Barbara Clark is awaiting ear surgery ina few days. Barb, you and yourfamily, too, are in our hearts andprayers. Our family is being hit with family members in hospitals allover our immediate area. Mydaughter, Juanita, called fromMississippi to tell me that DavidTrevino Sr. is in Florida HospitalHeartland undergoing tests. My son, Joseph, called earlier in the afternoon to tell me thathe was with my sister-in-law,Sharon Adams, in the emer gency room at Lakeland Re gional Medical Center, alsoundergoing tests to find solu tions to her medical needs.Sharon has been diagnosed ashaving had a stroke and remainshospitalized, hoping to be homein another day or so. Another family wishes to re main unnamed, but has alsobeen hospitalized and undergoneseveral tests over the past two orthree weeks. On Saturday, my second son, Joseph I, Wally Woods, Sharon’shusband Paul Adams and I trav eled to the hospital together.While there, it was like a smallfamily reunion as Sharon’syounger brother, James HenryWilkins and his wife, Faye, werethere. Charles and Linda Abbottcame soon after and visited aswell. The Abbotts were also visiting Sam Rawls, who also had beenhospitalized last week. Sam,Arden and family, please knowthat you are in our prayers as weknow our family is in yours Mary Jane Albritton has been undergoing radiation andchemotherapy for several weeksand will be continuing for sev eral more treatments. Pleasekeep her in your heart and yourprayers. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family, friends and co-workers of Kevin Denny and hiswife, Jennifer. May you findcomfort, peace and love flowingfrom God to each of you at thistime. Birthdays for this week are abundant as are anniversaries.Congratulations to each individ ual and to each couple. Special birthday greetings go to Greg Shackelford, PatrickBurnett, Margie Gatesman,Erica Durrance and MargaretHenderson. More wishes for agreat birthday go to AustinHilliard, Park Winter, Lori Bar beree, Ronald Lambert, RyanAbbott, Ethalind Prescott andSusie Gatesman. More birth days? Yes! Best wishes also goto Sylvia Adams, Gerald Davisand Kim Trott. May each of our celebratory couples have a great anniver sary, with our wishes going toMalone and Judy Himrod, Rayand Alma Durrance, Buddy andDebbie Hilliard, Dan and SueDaniel, and Rickey and SusanDick. Until next week, may God bless and keep each of you.


September 18, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 5B Fort Green News By Rilla Cooper 773-6710 Greetings from Fort Green.We live in a computer world and my desk top has evidentlygone to computer heaven. Youwould think that if you had twocomputers in a house they couldbe programmed so that materialyou type on one and save wouldbe saved in both but mine is notthat good. I’m using my laptop and it is not as convenient to type on asmy desk top. It is frightening tothink of all that is stored on mydesk top may be lost forever ex cept for when I saved to a discthe last time. To continue the computer world theory, I was at a meetinglast week and Mrs. Barton fromthe high school presented avideo about the students whoconverted a golf cart from gas toelectric and then to be poweredby solar energy. I am sure mostof the readers of this columnprobably are not aware of howsmart some of the students inour school system are. They converted a go-cart and entered competition with otherschool, some of which had beenin the competition several years.Our team placed fourth in alarge field of competitors. Veryinteresting, and maybe we don’thave to worry about the highcost of fuel. Our sincere sympathy is extended to the Olliff family in thehome going of Walter last Satur day. Walter lived life to thefullest and was one of my fa vorite people. He was a hardworker, which I can attest tofrom him trimming trees in myyard. He told me he instructedhis family that unless theywanted to be in the tree-cuttingbusiness they better get a collegedegree and they followed theirfather’s advice. He will bemissed. When I first moved to Wauchula I worked at M&O. Thatcompany was a big asset to thecounty and employed many peo ple. To my knowledge, theywere not give $2 million as anenticement to come to thecounty, just hard-working localpeople. Our sympathy is also ex tended to the Denny family and please pray for little Hannah,who is with her grandparents. We have some people in our neighborhood that are in need ofprayer. Sharon Adams suffered astroke and I was told was to bereleased from the hospital the15th. Sam Rawls is in LakelandHospital and has now developedpneumonia in addition to theproblems he had when he en tered the hospital. Chris Thomp son is in the Sebring hospital.The Daniel Duke family is stillunder the weather. Please prayfor these and others you mayknow. Our church proved again that the members can keep a secret.Mary and Donald Samuels weregiven a surprise 50th weddinganniversary party last Saturday.Mary’s sisters, Judy and Janieplanned the celebration. Therewas a good crowd and they weretotally surprised. Mabel Williamson picked them up with plans to go to aLakeland restaurant but had tostop by the church for a minuteand see the preacher. Many ofthe cars were parked in the back,which helped keep the surprisewhen they drove to the church.The occasion gave them somehappy memories. Donald mother, Mrs. Hughes, worked at the Little Red SchoolHouse, so most people mydaughter’s age knew her. Shewas a good teacher and the chil dren loved her. Most people canremember Mrs. Stancil and Mrs.Hughes. They put on some goodkindergarten graduation pro grams at the City Hall. Donald told me his mother had given them instructionsabout her funeral and the clothesshe was to wear and she lookedreal pretty. These in-structionsactually help the survivors. Sherman was in the grove re cently on the tractor and a bigcoyote crossed in front of him,unconcerned with the tractornoise and headed toward theneighbors. A neighbor told methat sometimes coyotes yappingwill wake her at night. Betterkeep small animals in at night. Pray for each other and our nation. We are in some tryingtimes. Psychiatrist Jorge Villalba, MD, recently joined PeaceRiver Center as medical direc tor. Peace River Center is the local provider of communitymental health services to Har-dee, Highlands and Polk coun ties and serves over 12,000individuals annually. Dr. Villalba oversees Peace River Center’s medical andtreatment services and providesboth inpatient and outpatientservices. He is triple board-cer tified, in adult, child/adolescentand forensic psychiatry, and is aDistinguished Fellow of theAmerican Academy of Childand Adolescent Psychiatry. Bilingual in Spanish and Eng lish, Villalba has 24 years of ex perience in psychiatry, includingrecent experience working withveterans returning from war. Peace River Center has a staff of nearly 400, with 110 holdingmedical and professional health-care licenses or certifications in cluding eight psychiatrists, 13 Advanced Registered NursePractitioners, 34 Reg-isteredNurses and LPN’s, and over 56mental health counselors andtherapists. Appointments for Peace River Center services can be madeby calling (863) 248-3311. Villalba Heads Up Peace River Center Villalba With school back in session and parents focusing on a qual ity education for their children,the leading personal finance so cial network, WalletHub, con ducted an in-depth analysis of2014's States with the Best &Worst School Systems. Given the strong connection between educational attainmentand income level, WalletHubcompared the school systemsamong the 50 U.S. states and theDistrict of Columbia to encour age parents to help their childrenrealize their maximum potential. Twelve key metrics were used — including dropout rates, testscores and bullying incidentrates — to assess the quality ofeducation in each state. Florida ranked No. 29 overall. Key Stats F'304>?=4.?:1:7@8-4,H> dropout rate is four times higher than Iowa’s. 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OLSEN 1869 GRIFFIN ROAD WAUCHULA, FL 33873 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CAROLYN M. OLSEN 1869 GRIFFIN ROAD WAUCHULA, FL 33873AND TO: All persons claiming an interest by, through, under, oragainst the aforesaid Defe-ndant(s). YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mort gage on the following describedproperty located in HardeeCounty, Florida: Lot 3 of BUELL’S LANDINGPHASE II, a subdivision inSection 7, Township 34South, Range 26 East,Hardee County, Florida, asper plat thereof recorded inPlat Bar B-28, Page 2. has been filed against you, andyou are required to serve a copyof your written defenses, if any, tothis action, on GreenspoonMarder, P. 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6B The Herald-Advocate, September 18, 2014 —The Classifieds— DIESEL INJECTION repairs,pumps, turbo, injectors, removeand install available, 863-3810538. 9:18p 20 ACRES, OVER head irrigationgood for blueberries/strawberries, 863-781-4004.9:18,25c 2005 MALIBU 130,000 originalmiles, $3,000 cash, 863-781-1062. 9:18c OFFICE WORK Saturdays & Sun days only. Friendly and helpful at titude. Willing to learn. Must passbackground check. Apply in per son Pioneer Creek RV Resort, 138E. Broward St., Bowling Green, FL 33834.9:18,25p Help Wanted Automotive Agriculture Help Wanted Help Wanted THE UNIVERSITY OF Florida,Range Cattle REC at Ona, is cur rently seeking a Biological Scien tist. To apply go to -search jobs in the work locationfield choose Hardee. Salary range$30,00-$35,000. Deadline to applyis September 22, 2014. Call 863735-1314 for any questions. 9:18cLABORERS: MUST WORK in heat,handle weedeaters and otherequipment. Must be PROMPT! Fillout application at 3454 PeeplesLane 7:30 am 8:30 am M-F, 863-773-3557.9:18cFULL TIME JOB Maintenance,must have knowledge of parkequipment, be able to fix waterleaks, maintain equipment, lawnmowers, etc. Must pass back ground check. Apply in person atPioneer Creek RV Resort, 138 E.Broward St., Bowling Green, FL 33834.9:18,25p MECHANIC HELPER NEEDED.Must have some knowledge withcomputer and automobiles. Nophone calls. 5101 US Hwy. 17 N., Bowling Green.9:18cDRIVERS: $5,000 SIGN ON Bonus.Great pay. Consistent freight.Great miles on this Regional Ac count. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-517-2507.8:28-10:9cINTERACTIVE CAREGIVING iswhat separates COMFORT KEEP ERS from other caregivers. Ourfocus is on engaging the mind,body, and safety of our clients.CNA, HHA and Homemaker Com panion positions are available inthe Hardee County area. Flexible,full-time or part-time. Learn moreabout a rewarding career enrich ing the lives of others with COM FORT KEEPERS. Apply or call863-385-8558. HHA#299992766. 2013 CK Franchising, Inc. Mostoffices independently owned and operated. 3:6tfc REDUCED HOUSE for sale! 3 BR,2 Bth, $20,000, as is, 863-7736169.9:18p Houses HAVE YOU LOST A PET? Contractanimal control in Bowling Green at863-375-2255 to see if we haveyour cat or dog. We also have pets for adoption.dh/tfc CONCRETE BLOCKS; RED bricks;heavy duty, 30” plastic pipe, 863773-0340.9:18pTRAILER FOR SALE — 5 ft wide10 ft long. Dual axle $800, 863448-7039. 9:11,18pTRUCK BED, 7x12, $800 OBO.Perfect for produce. Call 863-9345783.9:11,18pULLRICH’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. 9:18,25p Mobile Homes Miscellaneous Lost/Found 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 HA A R R D D E E E EC CA A R RC CO O M M P P A A N N Y Y(Across From First National Bank)773-6667 B B u u y y H H e e r r e e P P a a y y H H e e r r e e New InventoryStop By Today! cl9:18c NEW HOURS Monday –Thursday 10AM –7PM Friday –Saturday 10AM –7:30PM Closed On SundayBilly Hill OwnerP P L L A A N N N N E E R R P P A A Y Y R R A A T T E E : : $ $ 4 4 0 0 . 2 2 9 9 1 1 . 4 4 5 5 ( ( $ $ 1 1 9 9 . 3 3 7 7 / / h h r r . ) ) $ $ 5 5 5 5 , 5 5 4 4 2 2 . 2 2 1 1 ( ( $ $ 2 2 6 6 . 7 7 0 0 / / h h r r . ) ) Wanted for the Hardee County Planning and Devel opment Department. This is a highly responsible profes sional position performing technical work required in thePlanning, Zoning and Mining Departments. Work in volves technical and creative responsibility conductingresearch and preparing detailed studies on land use,zoning, and other areas of comprehensive planning ac tivities. Work also includes review of site plan applica tions and involvement with other development reviewprocesses. Knowledge of general land use law, generalland use principles and local government organizations.Possess a working knowledge of State and Federal landu un r rr r rr tion requires a (4) Four-year degree in Public Administra tion, Planning or related field. (2) Two-years experiencein Planning, Zoning, or Public Administration. Preferencegiven to those individuals with a Master’s degree in UrbanPlanning. Complete job description and application formsp u Please send applications to the Human Resources De partment, 205 Hanchey Road, Wauchula, FL 33873,P r #$#%r p until filled. cl9:18c HELP WANTED CITY OF WAUCHULA Accepting applications for a Maintenance Technician po sition. Offers competitive wages, and an excellent benefits package. High School Diploma or GED equivalency is re quired. Must be in possession of valid Florida Driver Li cense. Must have strong working knowledge of all relevantcarpentry tools and equip& ( n () n ) nof building codes and correct construction techniques.Knowledge of safety rules and equipment associated withbuilding trades. Job description is available upon request.Apply at Wauchula Administrative Complex at h Ave., Wauchula. The City of Wauchula complies with EEO,ADAAA *Veterans Preference. The City of Wauchula is a Drug Free Workplace. Closing date September 22, 20145:00 pm. cl9:18,25c HELP WANTED City Clerk – City of Bowling Green The City of Bowling Green is seeking a highly motivatedindividual to fill the City Clerk position. The ideal candi date should have experience in Florida local government witha thorough understanding of statutes, ordinances, andrecord keeping requirements. This position supervises thedaily activities of City office personnel and oversees all ofthe City’s finances while providing support to the CityCommission and City Manager. Applicant should have ex ceptional organizational and personnel skills, along withsome accounting experience. Computer experience inWord, Excel, and Outlook required. Candidate must pos-sess a Bachelor’s Degree, CMC Certification, or any com bination of education, training and experience whichprovides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities toperform the essential functions. Bilingual preferred. Any one interested in applying for the position may visit Ca reerSource Heartland at 324 Sixth Avenue North,Wauchula, FL 33873. No applications will be accepted atthe City Office without a proper referral. cl9:18c Daryl Hall Ownerg+,-.+g0123g4578cl9:18p cl1:12tfcI BUYHOUSES781-1062CALLBILLYHILLAT (863) 773-2128 REALTORS JOE L. DAVIS JOE L. DAVIS, JR. JOHN H. O’NEAL REALTOR See more listings at REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS NEW LISTING! 3/2 on 2.23acs close to town Large trees,fish pond, and lots of potential!$125,000!89 acs fronts Peace River & in cludes cabin, barn, 3 wells, &35 ac grove. Excellent pasture& majestic live oaks w/plenty ofdeer & turkey. $735,000!4BR/3BA home & Hamlin groveon 20 acs. 2 pole barns, in-ground pool and ac fish pond. $499,000PRICE REDUCED! 20 acszoned industrial on Hwy 17.$399,000!4BR/3BA Lake June home, boatdock, 125 feet of Lake Junefrontage. $549,000 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 cl9:18c 3/2 home in Wauchula close tobusiness area w/3 sheds & abarn for your storage needs.$39,000!1.3 ac commercial lot w/3,766SF restaurant & drive-thru has130+ ft frontage on N&S boundHwy 17. $357,000!PRICE REDUCED! 9 ac groveon Main Street East, 4” well,micro-jet irrigation. $55,000!PRICE REDUCED! 9.8 acsfronts SR 64 near Popash. Greatfor homesite or agriculture.NOW $80,000!Commercial lot (zoned C-2) in side Wauchula City Limits.$14,000!28 grove w/dble rd frontage;Ratliff Rd. $249,000! John O’Neal H H a a r r d d e e e e C C o o u u n n t t y y : : 1.876 acres on Hwy 17 north in Wauchula. Great lo cation. Property previously used for auto sales. 37 00 sq ft metal steel building. 1200 sq ft office space in side building. Also large pole barn with metal roof ing. Chain link fencing around property. $225,00021.20 acres on Cecil Durrance Rd. Great place for anew home. Currently used for cattle. 12 acres inHemarthria grass, balance Bahia and some woods.Good perimeter fencing and board fencing on theroad frontage. Priced at $106,000 or $5,000 per acre.Beautiful Gated Country Home on 10 acres. 3 bed room, 3 bath plus extra large rooms. 3286 sq. ft. liv ing. 2 large wells. Fenced with horse barn and stalls.2.7 miles east of Wauchula. Reinforced concreteblock, metal roof, Pecky Cypress, large deck, manymore extras. Excellent condition. Only $279,000. CallMark @ 863-832-0401.800 acres +Gentlemen's Ranch. All new buildingswith 3 homes, barn, 8 horse stalls, and tack room.New fencing. Small lake with creek frontage. 370acres of Hermathia, 70 acres in Jiggs grasses. 65%+improved pastures. Good road access and could beused for farming. Also good hunting for deer, turkey,hogs and other wild game. $4,350,000 H H i i g g h h l l a a n n d d s s C C o o u u n n t t y y : : 28.35 acres on Lake Grassy. 1116 ft. lake frontage.2388 ft. of frontage on Hwy 29. Mostly cleared andfenced. Beautiful rolling property. Asking $225,000.2.02 acres with three beautiful homes on LakeGrassy. Great property with a great price! $975,000.This property joins the 28 acres for sale. With an other 9.29 acres available also. Call for all the d e tails!300 acres LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION Onthe Corner of Payne Rd. and Lake Josephine Dr..Currently used for an exotic game ranch along withnative game. Exotic game can be purchased withsale of property. All property is high fenced. Veryhigh demand area for quality homes. Call me for in formation! $6,000 per acrePo o l l k k C C o o u u n n t t y y : : 211 +acres on Pool Branch Rd.. 50% improvedpasture currently used for cattle with small lake.Good fishing and hunting deer, turkey, wild hogsand other wildlife. Great recreational or get away,Priced to sell at $3,200 per acre. Owner says sell!Make an offer! P P R R O O P P E E R R T T E E S S F F O O R R S S A A L L E E Advantage Realty743 US 27 S. Sebring, FL 33872 Office: 863-386-0303 Fax: 863-386-1112 Private and Confidential Listings and SalesVISIT US AT w w w w w w . a a d d v v a a n n t t a a g g e e h h i i g g h h l l a a n n d d s s . c c o o m mMark LambertRealtor863-832-0401mark33862@gmail.comCharley cl9:18c PENDING SALE $99 Move In Special through Sept. 30th Plus $1200 FREE RENT (*One year lease @$100/mo reduction) Spacious 2, 3 & 4 BR Garden Apts. Rental Office Hours Monday –Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM cl9:4-25c Equal Housing Opportunity Employer & ProviderTHE PALMS 701 La Playa Drive, Wauchula THE PALMS 701 La Playa Drive, Wauchula (863) 773-3809 TDD 800-955-8771 Farm Workers Welcomed 30 Day WarrantyMotor & TransmissionNOINTERESTORFINANCECHARGES3 3 7 7 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 1 1US HWY17 S LBOWLINGGREEN O O P P E E N N 7 7 D D A A Y Y S S A A W W E E E E K K S S E E H H A A B B L L A A E E S S P P A A N N O O L L Sandra Jimmy Hill’s Auto WorldB BU U Y YH HE E R R E E! P PA A Y YH HE E R R E E! '+('-$&"!(,$!/norn rrnncl9:11tfc 954 sq ft Commercial Office Space For Rent Great Location Just Across From WS Bank Address: 111 East Main Street ; Wauchula, Fl. $800.00 Monthly plus applicable sales tax Contact: Elene Salas @ 836-735-0999 8:8tfc


September 18, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 7B —The Classifieds— 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 ULLRICH’S STORAGE UNITS,several sizes, corner of 9th Ave. &Goolsby St., 773-6448 or 7739291.9:18cNICE CLEAN 2 BR, 1 B house inWauchula. Central AC/Heat,washer/dryer hookup. $600 permonth, damage deposit and rentalreference required. 863-832-0676. 9:18p Rentals Real Estate Pets APARTMENTS FOR RENT 863773-6667.9:18c3/2 COUNTRY SETTING, Old DixieHwy., Bowling Green. $800monthly plus deposit. NO PETS. 863-781-1296.9:18,25c2 BR/1BA, PRIVATE setting in thecountry! For more information call 863-781-3536.9:18c1/1 APARTMENT, BG, $450monthly, water included, 863-4487904.9:11-10:9p3/1 MOBILE HOME, Bronco Drive,Zolfo. $600 monthly, $400 deposit.Access to Charlie Creek. Teresa 863-781-9084.9:11tfc2 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 2 BR, 3 BR, 4 BR, 8 BR, homes forrent, no deposit, 863-773-6616. 9:18-10:16p 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-dhIS ALCOHOL CAUSING a prob lem? Call Alcoholics Anonymousin Hardee county at 863-781-6414. Several weekly meetings. tfc-dh Services Rentals I HAUL LIVESTOCK 863-474-1550. 9:18-10:16p DO YOU HAVE a problem withdrugs? Narcotics Anonymousmeets Monday and Thursdaynight 7:00 p.m. at First UnitedMethodist Church, at the corner ofPalmetto and 7th Ave., Wauchula. tfc-dh ATTENTION! State Statutes 489119 Section 5 Paragraph B andHardee County Ordinance 87-09Section 10 Paragraph D require allads for any construction-relatedservice to carry the contractor’s li cence number.tfc-dh FRIDAY, SATURDAY, 8-5, 5439Tom Bryan Rd., Zolfo Springs. 9:18p Yard Sales Wanted Services Beautiful 15 ac pasture. Scattered trees, creek andbarn. Asking $88,000 11.88 acres in Babson Park. Great for a home siteor horses/agriculture. $69,900HOUSE WITH GROVE INCOME! 10.07 acresrL/17<5?=C3032?==;0/A66=B@3@97<5$195,000 REDUCED TO $180,0005 Acres on Main Street. Partially zoned commer cial. $75,0003 Bedrooms 2 Bath cedar home. Large detachedgarage. MANY UPGRADES! $179,50010.96 ac building site. Scattered trees & well.Fenced for cows. Manatee County $92,500 MAIN STREET! 2 story building. Completely re modeled and upgraded. $250,000Lot – Zoned C-2 City water and sewer availableNorth & South bound Hwy 17 frontage $86,500COMMERCIAL PROPERTY 4,600 sf buildingon 1+ acre in city limits of Wauchula. Full com mercial kitchen. REDUCED to $99,500Commercial 1.5 ac with buildings. Highway 17frontage. Price reduced to $199,500Church building! 5,011 sf building. Large parkingarea with street on 3 sides. $275,000Commercial Building With over 4,800 sf$149,000 206 North 6th Avenue, Wauchula, FL 33873 !//2,.C?.7270 James V. See, Jr., Broker Realtor Associates Rick Knight (863) 781-1396 Dusty Albritton (863) 781-0161 Shane Conley (863) 781-9664 ,5, Rick Knight Family Owned & OperatedE$.;?270.7=;*558;2-*8;!?.;n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nr*7,1.B#8*-'*>,1>5*"187.n!D&"8<2=2872<89.7>7=25/255.,5, Got a Pool Green or Clean? Need Your Pool Repaired? r=/,CALLCarol’s Pool Service for weekly pool service 863-449-1806 H7::7?AH'=19H(/<2H(63:: H%=<27557<5H7A16:3/<7<5 Lamar GilliardHome: (863) 735-0490 Zolfo SpringsMobile: (941) 456-6507 cl4:19tfc GILLIARDFILLDIRTINC. REVELLAUTOSALES BUYHEREPAYHERE8 8 6 6 3 3 3 3 7 7 5 5 4 4 1 1 1 1 3 3A A f f t t e e r r H H o o u u r r s s C C a a l l l l : : Travis Revell 'Sandra Miller863-245-0383 863-781-4577n%&'!% "!##"!Se Habla EspaolWE ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS =/, $ $5 5 0 0 0 0 O O F F F FA A n n y y V V e e h h i i c c l l e e I I n n S S t t o o c c k k ! M M u u s s t t P P r r e e s s e e n n t t C C o o u u p p o o n n ( ( o o n n e e c c o o u u p p o o n n p p e e r r c c u u s s t t o o m m e e r r ) ) $ $5 5 0 0 0 0 O O F F F F $ $5 5 0 0 0 0 O O F F F F Sam Albritton Electri cal Services, Inc.863-767-0313 Office 863-781-0377 Mobile Residential and Commercial Wiring Electrical Inspections Electrical Preventative Maintenance Ground Testing Lightning Arrestor Serving Hardee County Since 1994 n=/, EC13002737 24 Hour Emergency Service Roomy 4BR/2B 2005 MH, fireplace, 2356 SF on 2.5 ac on dead-endroad. $125,0005 ac on Peace River w/existing structure. $97,000Fenced 5 ac on paved road, 2BR/2B CB home, separate apart ment/office, large barn. $155,000Quiet creek on 14 ac in Bowling Green, somewetlands area. $84,00013 ac on SR 66, mature oaks, pond, fenced.$123,500 JOHN FREEMAN (863) 781-4084 Associate SANDY LARRISON, Broker r,3@A"/7<(A?33AH,/B16B:/! =44713H=44713 (863) 832-0130 cell DDDn/@60?==9?3/:AFn1=;H@/<2F/@60?==9?3/:AFn1=;,5, 735-01883505 US H WY 17 S Z OLFO S PRINGSMon. –Wed. 10am –6pm Fri. & Sat. 10am –7pmCLOSEDTHURSDAY& SUNDAYDANHILL Hill’s Auto WorldB BU U Y YH HE E R R E E! 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8B The Herald-Advocate, September 18, 2014 —The Classifieds— F F r r u u i i t t o o f f t t h h e e V V i i n n e e If you were to make a check list of all the wonderful qualitiesone fruit could possess — sweet,tart, tasty raw or cooked, fresh ordried, with delicious juice, vari ous flavors, edible leaves and nu tritious oil — the grape and itsvine would check every box. Itmust be for that reason that noother fruit, no matter how glam orous its reputation, is grown andproduced as much as the grape. The cultivation of grapes dates back to the beginning of civiliza tion on the Asian and Europeancontinents. In North America,when the Europeans arrived,they found almost countless va rieties of wild grapes, manyfound nowhere else in the world. Most of those wild grapes were considered inedible by theearly colonists, although theywere an elemental food of theNative Americans. Soon, how ever, the wild American grapesbecame hybridized with Euro pean varieties, and grapes be came more widely consumed.One of the notable varieties is thesuper-delicious Concord grape. The grapevine has a presence around the globe, and the fruitand the plant are used in a widevariety of ways. From the begin ning, wine was made fromgrapes, but it wasn't long beforeit was discovered that grapeswere wonderful dried, and thereis even mention of raisins in theBible. The practice of making oil from the seeds also is ancient andappears to have begun soon aftercultivation began. The same istrue for the leaves, which areeaten fresh or brined, and a ver sion of stuffed grape leaves notonly is integral to Greek cuisine,but found in the foods of almost KitchenDivaBy Angela Medearis & Gina Harlow every Middle Eastern country. The fruit itself is a good source of vitamins A and C, and antiox idants. The leaves are especiallyhigh in vitamin A and minerals,while the oil or extract from theseeds also contain antioxidantsthat may be helpful in loweringcholesterol and fighting heartdisease. Keep grapes in the coldest part of the refrigerator wrapped in aperforated plastic bag to allowexcess moisture to escape. Un fortunately, grapes won't ripenafter they've been picked. When it comes to cooking with grapes, most people think ofjams or pies, but even sweetgrapes add an interesting dimen sion of flavor to savory dishes,and the more bitter grapes, suchas some of the wild varieties likethe Texas Muscadine, take on asweetness when sauteed orroasted. If you've never triedgrape leaves, you are missing atangy treat. They are the perfectreceptacle for a wide variety ofstuffings. Try this recipe for Bacon Seared Pork Chops with GrapeSauce, which uses grapes in auniquely savory way! SEARED PORK CHOPS WITH GRAPE SAUCE 1 teaspoon Kosher salt1 teaspoon black pepper1 tablespoon poultry seasoning4 pork chops, bone out, 1 1/2inches thick2 strips bacon, cut into smallpieces3 tablespoons extra-virginolive oil2 cups seedless red grapes2 tablespoons flour1 1/2 cups low-sodium chickenstock 1 tablespoon Worcestershiresauce1 tablespoon butter3 tablespoons chopped greenonions, white and green parts,for garnish 1. Season chops on both sides with salt, pepper and 1/2 table spoon of poultry seasoning, andlet sit outside refrigerator for 10to 15 minutes to to come to roomtemperature. 2. Add bacon and 1 table spoon oil to saute pan, and cookover medium-high heat. Oncebacon starts to render some fat,about 2 minutes, add grapes.Allow the bacon to continue torender and get crispy, and thegrapes to split open and releasetheir juices, about 3 to 5 minutes.Remove half of bacon andgrapes and set aside. 3. Add flour and the remain ing 1/2 tablespoon poultry sea soning to bacon fat; stir for 1 to2 minutes. Stir in chicken stockand Worcestershire sauce. Turntemperature to high, and bringthe mixture to boil. Turn heat tosimmer, stirring occasionally,until liquid is reduced by halfand thickens. Stir in butter, coverpan, and set aside. 4. To a cast-iron pan, add re maining 2 tablespoons olive oiland heat over medium-high heat.Add seasoned pork chops andsear. Cook pork for 6 to 7 min utes on the first side. Flip overand reduce heat. Cook for an other 6 to 7 minutes until cookedthrough. Remove pork from thepan, and allow to rest for about 5minutes prior to serving. 5. When ready to serve, add reserved grapes and bacon tosauce. Taste and re-season ifneeded with additional salt andpoultry seasoning. Pour over thechops and garnish with greenonions. Makes 4 servings.Angela Shelf Medearis' newcookbook is "The Kitchen Diva'sDiabetic Cookbook." To seehow-to videos, recipes and much,much more, Like Angela ShelfMedearis, The Kitchen Diva! onFacebook and go to Gina Harlow's blog aboutfood and gardening at may not be reprintedwithout permission from AngelaShelf Medearis. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc., and Angela Shelf Medearis J!CF0BA4=27A Napoleon Bonaparte who madethe following sage observation:"Never interrupt your enemywhen he is making a mistake." J8E4=C74=>C>A84CH$0B Vegas enjoys as a place forquick weddings, you might besurprised to learn that, techni cally, it is illegal in that city fora mustachioed man to kiss awoman. J!=0<0==0<43 Frank Hayes earned the distinc tion of becoming the first (andso far only) person to win ahorse race posthumously. Hayeswas actually a trainer rather thana jockey, and he was riding a 20-1 underdog named Sweet Kiss.It seems that Hayes suffered aheart attack in the midst of therace, but his body stayed in thesaddle while Sweet Kiss beat theodds to cross the finish line first.For the rest of her life, the horsehe rode was nicknamed "SweetKiss of Death." J!=78BB?0A4C8<4"8<4BC0C4=0<4B70E4 come to the English languagethrough roundabout routes. TakeAlaska, for example. The statename comes from the Aleutword "alaxsxaq," which in turncomes from the Russian mean ing "the object toward which theaction of the sea is directed." J+7>B4F7>BCD3HBD27 things say that even fish canhave distinct personalities.Within a single species, scien tists have observed that somefish are quite adventurous, will ing to go to great lengths to ob tain food or a mate, while othersare much more timid, eschewingdaring feats altogether. *** Thought for the Day: "If a man does his best, what else isthere?" —General George S.Patton (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. STRANGEBUT TRUE By Samantha Weaver Q: Now that "Dancing with the Stars" has started back up,I got to thinking about one ofmy favorite mirror-ball-trophywinners: Apolo Ohno. Can youtell me what he's been doinglately? —Frieda S. in Georgia A: The world-cham pion Olympicspeed skater isdeep in train ing for theIronman WorldChampionship,a 140.6-miletri-athlon com petition that takes place Oct. 11in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. I spokewith Apolo recently, and it just sohappens that another "DWTS"champ was an impetus behindApolo's decision to compete. "Hines Ward completed his first Ironman challenge in Konalast year, and I was inspired byit," he said. "I had been thinkingabout doing it last year, but I wastraveling so much, it didn't makesense. But I needed a challenge.I needed to inspire other people.I needed to inspire myself. Ineeded something that wasn'tanything like speed skating." Apolo is excited to make his mark once competition getsunder way, and he got some ad vice from Hines: "The first thingHines said to me was, 'Brother,I'm praying for you.' He said tojust enjoy it and to take my time. It's once-in-a-lifetime opportu nity — it's pretty incredible. I'min a whole new place now. I'mmore confident; I'm stronger; I'mgetting leaner; and I can't wait toarrive in Kona. It's a good feel ing." Q: I was shocked to hear of the canceling of A&E's "Long mire." It was a great series.Why in Sam Hill did they can cel it, and to leave us hangingon who killed Longmire'swife? Do you think anothernetwork will pick it up? —Dominick C., via email Q: I'm a big fan of "Long mire" on A&E. Can you tellme why A&E would cancel oneof the better shows on televi sion? —Mary E., via email Q: What the devil is A&E thinking, canceling "Long mire"? —Hal T., via email A: This is just a sampling of irate reader letters I've receivedabout the canceling of the much-loved A&E drama, and to tellyou the truth, I have no idea whyit was canceled. The show isA&E's most-watched originaldrama series, and its season-three ratings had only a negligi ble dip from season two. Thereare heavy rumors that the USAnetwork is a solid contender topick up the series, so let's keepour fingers crossed for that (andlet USA know you approve!). Q: Will "Hart of Dixie" re turn for another season? —Patricia S., via email A: "Hart of Dixie" has been renewed by the CW network fora 10-episode fourth season, but itwon't premiere until early 2015in order to accommodate starRachel Bilson's real-life preg nancy. It was revealed during theTelevision Critics Associationpress tour this summer that exec DC8E4?A>3D24A$48;04ABC48=8Bplanning for the character of ZoeHart to be pregnant as well. Celebrity Extra By Cindy Elavsky >774=&=;00=D*,>.3>6, NEW LISTING! Torrey Oaks Subdivision,3B/2Bth, beautiful home, a must see! $175,00011.13 acre grove in Southwest Hardee – two4inch wells, perfect for fresh fruit market.$125,500PRICED TO SELL! Golden Oaks Road – 2parcels, 24.28 acres, fenced; good pasture.$90,000WAUCHULA – 4B/3Bth home on 1.5 acres; inground pool. $225,000Perfect starter home in excellent location; largefenced yard and screened gazebo for entertain ing, 3B/1Bth. $85,000Little Beauty in Wauchula! 3B/1Bth, large oakin fenced back yard; many upgrades and porce lain tile throughout. Call today to see. $80,000BLUEBERRY FARM! 10 acres yield 4,000-5,000 lbs annually. Excellent location. $135,000Owner Financing Available for qualified buyers.APPROXMATELY ONE (1) MILE OF RIVERFRONTAGE! $7,500 per acre 30 Acre Tract – Secluded and fenced pasture andwoods. $170,000WAUCHULA – 4B/3Bth home on 1.5 acres; inground pool. $225,000NATIVE FLORIDA on this 20 acre tract!3B/2.5Bth home built in 2002 with all extras;4899 sq. ft., caged pool, one acre pond with dock.This is a must see! $885,000One (1) Acre residential lot in Golfview Estates;perfect building site. $15,000Located in Bowling Green this 3B/1Bth home isa charmer! 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September 18, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 9B MONDAY Breakfast: Brown Sugar WGR Poptart, Cereal (WG Cin namon Toast), Pork SausagePatty, WG Cinnamon Grahams,WG French Toast Minis, WGStrawberry Pop-Tart, Juice,Condiments and Milk Lunch: Pb Jamwich, WG Turkey Pepperoni Sandwich,Wowbutter & Jelly Sandwich,Cherry Tomatoes & Red PepperStrips W/Dip, Corn, ApplesauceCup, Plum, Condiments andMilk TUESDAY Breakfast: Cereal (Cocoa Puffs), WG Buttered Toast, WGChicken Breakfast Patty, WGHoney Wheat Biscuit, YogurtParfait W Peaches Cherries OrStrawberries & Granola, Juice,Banana, Pear, Apples, Condi ments and Milk Lunch: Cheese Sandwich, Ham & Cheese Sandwich, MaxxCheese Sticks, Celery SticksW/Dip, Marinara Sauce, BlueRaspberry Frozen Treat, Straw berry Kiwi Frozen Treat, Straw berry Mango Frozen Treat,Condiments and Milk WEDNESDAY Breakfast: WG Banana Bread, WG Cinnamon Grahams,WG Cinnamon and ZucchiniBread, WG Lucky Charms, WGTurkey Sausage & CheeseBreakfast Pizza, Juice, Pears,Condiments and Milk. Lunch: Taco Salad W/Tortilla Chips, Turkey & Gravy W/WGRRoll, Yogurt Parfait W PeachesCherries, Or Strawberries & Gra nola, Mashed Potatoes, CarrotSticks W/Dip, Salsa, Peaches,Apples, Strawberry Banana Yo gurt & Cheese Stick W Graham,Condiments and Milk THURSDAY Breakfast: Pork Sausage Patty, WG Buttered Toast, WGCheerios, Wg Honey Wheat Bis cuit, Yogurt Parfait W peachesCherries Or Strawberries & Gra nola, Juice, Banana, Pear, Or anges, Apples, Condiments andMilk Lunch: Cheeseburger, PB Jamwich, Wowbutter & JellySandwich, Broccoli W/Dip, Veg etables, Banana, Strawber-ryCup, Condiments and Milk FRIDAY Breakfast: Cereal (WG Chee rios), WG Banana Bread, WGButtered Toast, WG cinnamonand Zucchini Bread, WG Pan cake & Sausage Bites, Juice,Cinnamon Apples, Condimentsand Milk Lunch: Breaded Chicken Sandwich, Cheese Sandwich,Strawberry Banana Yogurt &Cheese Stick W Graham, Salad,Baked Beans, Juice, Condi ments and Milk MONDAY Breakfast: Brown Sugar WGR Poptart, Cereal (WG Cin namon Toast), Pork SausagePatty, WG Cinnamon Grahams,WG French Toast Minis, WGStrawberry Pop-Tart, Juice,Peach Cup, Condiments andMilk Lunch: WG Chicken Fritters W Roll, WG Turkey PepperoniSandwich, Wowbutter & JellySandwich, WGR Chips &Cheese Stick, Cherry Tomatoes& Red Pepper Strips W/Dip,Corn, Applesauce Cup, Plum,Condiments and Milk TUESDAY Breakfast: Cereal (Cocoa Puffs), WG Buttered Toast, WGChicken Breakfast Patty, WGHoney Wheat Biscuit, YogurtParfait W Peaches Cherries Or JUNIOR HIGH ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS What’s For Lunch? Strawberries & Granola, Juice,Banana, Pear, Apples, Condi ments and Milk Lunch: Mini WGR Corndogs, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Wow butter & jelly Sandwich, WGRChips & Cheese Stick, CelerySticks W/Dip, Blue RaspberryFrozen Treat, Oranges, Straw berry Kiwi Frozen Treat, Condi ments and Milk WEDNESDAY Breakfast: WG Banana Bread, WG Cinnamon Grahams,WG Cinnamon and ZucchiniBread, WG Lucky Charms, WGTurkey Sausage & CheeseBreakfast Pizza, Juice, Pears,Condiments and Milk. 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Lunch: Spicy Chicken Chef Salad, Turkey & Gravy W WGRRoll, Wowbutter & Jelly Sand wich, WGR Chips & CheeseStick, Yogurt Parfait W PeachesCherries Or Strawberries & Gra nola, Mashed Potatoes, CarrotStick W/Dip, Salsa, Peaches,Apples, Condiments and Milk THURSDAY Breakfast: Pork Sausage Patty, WG Buttered Toast, WGCinnamon Grahams, WG Donut,WG Fruity Cheerios, WG HoneyWheat Biscuit, Yogurt Parfait WPeaches Cherries Or Strawber ries & Granola, Juice, Banana,Pear, Oranges, Apples, Condi ments and Milk Lunch: Cheeseburger, Chicken Parmesan W WG Roll,Grilled Chicken Chef Salad, WRRoll, Wowbutter & Jelly Sand wich, WGR Chips & CheeseStick, Broccoli & Dip, Vegeta bles, Banana, Strawber-ry Cup,Condiments and Milk FRIDAY Breakfast: Breakfast Bagel W/Sausage, Cereal (Honey NutCheerios), WG Banana Bread,WG Buttered Toast, WG Cinna mon Grahams, WG Cinnamon &Zucchini Bread, WG Donut, WGPancake & Sausage Bites,Juice, Cinnamon Apples,Condiments and Milk Lunch: Breaded Chicken Sandwich, Strawberry BananaYogurt & Cheese Stick W Gra ham, Taco Salad W TortillaChips, Wowbutter & Jelly Sand wich, WGR Chips & CheeseStick, Salad, Baked Beans,Juice, Peaches, Condimentsand Milk By LESLIE BONDSpecial To The Herald-Advocate The Child Passenger Safety Program at the Florida Depart-ment of Health/Hardee will offercar seat inspections and educa tion to the community this Sat urday. The event will be held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the HealthDepartment at 115 K.D. RevellRoad in Wauchula. This free event is part of Na tional Seat Check Saturday, andwill include car seat inspectionsby certified child passengersafety technicians. Tech-nicianswill be on-hand to teach parentsand caregivers how to choosethe right car seats for their chil dren and how to install and usethem correctly. After inspection, if a new car seat is required, it will be avail able free with an old seat trade-in, or $20 if no trade-in. Car seats, booster seats and seat belts are often used incor rectly. One child under age 13 isinvolved in a crash every 34 sec onds. No parent wants to ever get it wrong when it comes to theirchildren’s safety. That’s why theHealth Department is hostingthis consumer education eventduring National Seat Check Sat urday. Parents can come out andknow for sure that their kids areas safe as possible when ridingin a car. Motor vehicle crashes are a leading killer of children ages 1to 13. Using ageand size-ap propriate child restraints is thebest way to reduce these deaths. In 2012, over one-third of child passengers killed in carcrashes weren’t in car seats,booster seats, or wearing seatbelts. They may have survived ifthey had been buckled up. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Na tional Highway Traffic SafetyAdministration, National SeatCheck Saturday is part of ChildPassenger Safety Week ob served Sept. 14-20. The week isdedicated to teaching parentsand caregivers about the impor tance of correct installation anduse of car seats, booster seatsand seat belts. Parents will alsobe reminded of the importanceof registering car seats with themanufacturer so they can be no tified in the event of a recall. The NHTSA recommends keeping children rear-facing aslong as possible up to the topheight or weight allowed bytheir particular seats. 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10B The Herald-Advocate, September 18, 2014 Q: Can I clean my own chimney? I don't want tospend tons of money and betold I have to make expensiverepairs just to use the fireplace. —Rich C. in Portland, Maine A: Your reluctance is under standable, because the chimneycleaning industry, like other con tractor services, has suffered inrecent years from scams. Un scrupulous scammers often tar get new homeowners or seniors,advertising unbelievably lowprices for a chimney cleaning.They then sock the homeowner,after a cursory (or even no) in spection of their chimney, with ahuge cleaning and repair bill. Still, if you want to safely use your fireplace, an annual clean ing and inspection is extremelyimportant. Contact more thanone chimney cleaning service(three or more if possible) andget a price quote. Don't agree toany work until you've seen esti mates from a few services. Don'tbe pressured into a sale you'renot ready for. Your home's furnace is another item that should get a checkupfrom a heating professional.Again, if the contractor inspect ing your furnace says repairwork needs to be done, get mul tiple estimates before agreeing to anything. Those concerns aside, you can do some basic inspection andmaintenance tasks yourself.These don't replace the contrac tor, but help you get familiarwith your house's heating sys tems. You can visually inspect the firebox and damper, and checkthe bottom part of the chimneyflue. Open the damper and use aflashlight to look up the flue,checking for debris like leaves ornests, as well as creosote build-up. This black, sticky gunk is ex tremly flammable and is one ofthe things professional sweepstake care of. It's also difficult toremove without the right equip ment. Clean the damper and firebox by removing ashes and unburntwood (when they're fully cooled)and brushing ashes and residuefrom the visible parts of the fire place. Get ready to turn on the heat ing system now, as well. Buy re placement filters and schedulethe furnace's annual inspection.Clean dust and debris from theregisters and the air intake cover. HOME TIP: To improve a furnace's heating efficiency, con sider adding insulation to heatingducts. Send your questions or home tipsto (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. This Is A Hammer By Samantha Mazzotta Recreational fishing provides an $8.9-billion benefit to thestate’s economy, which supports79,200 fishing related jobs —greater than in any other state. Florida fishing license fees and federal aid provide criticalinvestments to enhance recre ational fishing and boating. StateStatutes ensure “revenues fromfees paid by hunters and sportfishers may not be diverted topurposes other than the admin istration of fish and wildlife pro grams by the FWC.” This is aguarantee that your licensemoney will not be diverted toother purposes. In addition to fishing license fees, a percentage paid on thepurchase of fishing equipmentand motorboat fuels and importduties on boats are placed into afederal trust fund administeredby the U.S. Fish & WildlifeService. States and territories arethen allocated their share basedon the number of paid fishing-li cense holders and the state’sland and water area. On the freshwater side, these funds allow the Division ofFreshwater Fisheries Manage-ment to produce more than threemillion sport fish per year forstocking public waters, includ ing about two million large mouth bass. Boating access and safety also benefit. Fuel purchases forboats are a major source of Sport Fish Restoration funds, so 15percent of those dollars go toboating programs. These in-clude an average of 30 boating-access projects annually withlocal government entities. In ad dition, the FWC maintains morethan 240 boat ramps statewide,and provides location and accessinformation on about 1,700 pub lic boat ramps. Through TrophyCatch, the FWC has partnered with thefishing industry to reduce theneed for regulations and to bringextra value to anglers. Reward ing anglers for releasing trophybass, rather than prohibitingtheir harvest, accomplishesmany of the same goals and hasadditional benefits. TrophyCatch is a citizen-sci ence, data-collection programthat rewards anglers who docu ment and release bass heavierthan eight pounds. By providingvaluable rewards, donated by in dustry partners such as those atICAST, TrophyCatch acquireshard-to-obtain informationabout when, where and how tro phy bass are caught in Florida.That information helps deter mine which conservation effortsare most effective. It also en courages live release of trophybass and keeps the mature fe males in their native waters. Thanks to Brandt Information Services, a new Trophy-Catch website ( wasintroduced at ICAST. Every angler who fishes in Florida should go online andregister. Registering makes youeligible for a drawing for aPhoenix bass boat, powered byMercury Marine and equippedwith a Power-Pole shallow-water anchoring system andMotorGuide trolling motor —all donated by the industry tosupport this conservation effort. While on the site, check out the rules and be sure to have ascale, camera and tape measurewith you next time you go fish ing. If you catch, document andrelease a qualifying bass, youwill earn at least $100 in giftcards from Bass Pro Shops,Dick’s Sporting Goods and/orRapala, as well as a shirt fromBass King Clothing, certificate,decal and bragging rights on theWeb and with your social mediafriends. In recognition of the impor tance of license fees and SportFish Restoration funds, theWildlife Foundation of Florida,“Florida Sportsman” magazine and other valued partners alsolaunched the “I Do” Floridafishing license campaign atICAST ( This campaign encourages all anglers, even those who are ex empt, to buy a Florida fishing li cense to contribute directly toimproving fishing opportunities.Every new paid license holder,in addition to the cost of the li cense, helps the FWC get $8more from Sport Fish Restora tion. So you spend $17 but gen erate $25 to support your sportand conserve our fish and theirhabitats. “Let’s buy a license as an investment in the outdoors wecherish,” said Karl Wickstrom,founder and editor of “FloridaSportsman.” “Think of it not asa burden but a bargain,” he ad-ded. Go to License.MyFWC.-com or call 888-Fish Florida(888-347-4356) to order your li cense and to ensure access to alifetime of fun, safe and sustain able fishing opportunities. ‘TrophyCatch’ Boasts New Website Stump The Swami By John Szeligo Well, Football Fans, we are three weeks into the season and the surprises have been amazing. Upsets abound! Many of them are hardto fathom. Boston College beating Southern Cal! East Carolina overVirginia Tech got attention if you consider that an upset. South Car olina played up to preseason expectations in beating Georgia in agreat game. Across the nation, there have been many great gamesin this young season. The Gators took three overtimes to dispose of the Kentucky Wildcats. That in itself was a major upset. Florida has now won 28straight against UK. Can the Gators take the SEC East? The SEC is now 27-2 versus out of conference teams. This week, the SEC has 7 of the Top 15 teams in the polls. Unquestion ably, the SEC is the best conference. Urban Meyer showed what makes him tick this weekend. When you get beat at home in your opener by a team that couldn't beatEast Carolina this week, what do you do to assert yourself? You runup a 66-0 score on Kent St.! Stay Classy Urban. Time to add one more quarterback to the Heisman Race. West Virginia’s Clint Trickett went 37-49 for 511 yards and 4 touchdownsSaturday. He is currently ranked third in the nation with over 1,200yards this season. His 511 yards against Maryland is a new schoolrecord for an away game total. Trickett was chosen the Walter CampPlayer of the week for his performance. He will get his prime timechance this Saturday at home when the Mountaineers host Okla homa on Fox TV Nationwide. Now, let’s look at this week’s Bill O ‘Fare...1. Florida at Alabama — Are the Gators 10 points better than West Virginia? Surely they are, so UF should beat a team that onlybeat WVU by 10. UF 27 Bama 24. 2. Clemson at FSU — Noles handle the test from the ACC as usual. Especially with two weeks to prepare. FSU 35 Clemson 21. 3. Bethune-Cookman at UCF — Knights get their first win. UCF 38 BCC 13. 4. Oklahoma at West Virginia — Sooners are in everyone’s list to make the four teams in the playoff. Will they be there after the Mountaineers Air Raid offense watches them come in ranked andgo home spanked? WVU 33 Oklahoma 27. 5. Marshall at Akron — Zips pose a threat to the Thundering Herd. Marshall has put up over 700 yards in their l ast two games each. Marshall 41 Akron 13. 6. South Carolina at Vanderbilt — Gamecocks should roll. USC 54 Vanderbilt 14. 7. Miami at Nebraska — A win by the Canes over a Big 10 team would help the ACC image. The ACC is better than the Big 10in 2014. Miami 30 Nebraska 27. 8. Oregon at Washington St. — Wazzu has the QB who leads the nation in passing while the Ducks have a Heisman Candidate atQB. This could be the most entertaining game on Saturday. Oregon56 WSU 38. 9. Mississippi St. at LSU — Bulldogs are solid but that Saturday night in Baton Rouge mystic prevails. LSU 34 MSU 23. 10. Indiana at Missouri — Hoosiers lost to Bowling Green Missouri will destroy them. Missouri 54 Indiana 13. 11. Rutgers at Navy — The Scarlet Knights were the punch line to jokes, everyone’s Big East Homecoming Game and the bot tom feeder. Now, they are in the Big 10 where they are competitive.Navy 34 Rutgers 28. 12. Maryland at Syracuse — Terps should rebound in the dome. Orange have no passing threat. Maryland 34 Syracuse 24. 13. North Carolina at East Carolina — Pirates show why they are the best football program in the state. ECU 41 UNC 28. 14. Texas A&M at SMU — Mustangs are really down in 2014. Aggies 59 SMU 3. 15. Central Michigan at Kansas — Might be the JayHawks last chance to win a game. CMU is a solid MAC team. Kansas 27CMU 25. 16. Auburn at Kansas St. — KSU has a chance for the Big 12 to make a statement. Will they or can they take advantage of it?Auburn 33 KSU 26 17. UConn at USF — Bulls get a win. USF 31 UConn 17.18. Tampa at Atlanta — Bucs seem to be snake bit. Atlanta 31 Tampa 21. 19. Kansas City at Miami — Fish rebound. Miami 33 KC 24.20. Indianapolis at Jacksonville — No Luck for the Jags. Indi anapolis 35 Jax 17. _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 252012CA000426 CITIBANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSORTRUSTEE TO US BANK NA-TIONAL ASSOCIATION, ASTRUSTEE FOR MASTR AD-JUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGESTRUST 2007-HF1, MORTGAGEPASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2007-HF1, Plaintiff, vs.SANDRA L. HERNANDEZ A/K/ASANDRA HERNANDEZ; UN-KNOWN SPOUSE OF SANDRA L.HERNANDEZ A/K/A SANDRAHERNANDEZ N/K/A SANDRAHERNANDEZ; UNKNOWN TEN-ANTS(S); IN POSSESSION OFTHE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. ______________________________/ RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur suant to an Order Resetting Fore closure Sale dated the 4 day ofAugust, 2014 and entered in CaseNo. 252012CA000426, of the Cir cuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Cir cuit in and for Hardee County,Florida wherein CITIBANK, N.A.AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO USBANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,AS TRUSTEE FOR MASTR AD JUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGESTRUST 2007-HF1, MORTGAGEPASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2007-HF1 is the Plaintiffand SANDRA L. HERNANDEZA/K/A SANDRA HERNANDEZ UN KNOWN SPOUSE OF SANDRA L.HERNANDEZ A/K/A SANDRAHERNANDEZ N/K/A SANDRAHERNANDEZ; and UNKNOWNTENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OFTHE SUBJECT PROPERTY are de fendants. The Clerk of this Courtshall sell to the highest and bestbidder for cash at the, SECONDFLOOR HALLWAY, OUTSIDEROOM 202 OF THE HARDEECOUNTY COURTHOUSE, 417 W.MAIN STREET, WAUCHULA, FL33873, 11:00 AM on the 1 day ofOctober, 2014, the following de scribed property as set forth insaid Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 109, PEACE RIVERHEIGHTS, UNIT #3, A SUB DIVISION ACCORDING TOTHE PLAT THEREOF ASRECORDED IN PLATBOOK 3, PAGE 48, PUBLICRECORDS OF HARDEECOUNTY, FLORIDA ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUSFROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHERTHAN THE PROPERTY OWNERAS OF THE DATE OF THE LISPENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIMWITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THESALE.If you are a person with a disabil ity who needs assistance in orderto participate in a program or serv ice of the State Courts System,you should contact the Office ofthe Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice), (863) 534-7777(TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (FloridaRelay Service), as much in ad vance of your court appearance orvisit to the courthouse as possi ble. Please be prepared to explainyour functional limitations andsuggest an auxiliary aid or servicethat you believe will enable you toeffectively participate in the courtprogram or service. Dated this 4 day of August, 2014. VICTORIA L. ROGERS Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: Connie Coker Deputy Clerk 9:18,25c _______________________________ _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 25-2013-CA-000077 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK NA-TIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs.INDALECIO ZAMARRIPA; AN-GELA M. ZAMARRIPA; UN-KNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWNTENANT II, and any unknownheirs, devisees, grantees, credi-tors, and other unknown personsor unknown spouses claiming by,through and under any of theabove-named Defendants, Defendants. ______________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the Clerk of the Circuit Court ofHardee County, Florida, will on the1 day of October, 2014 at 11:00AM Hardee County Courthouse,417 W. Main St., Second FloorHallway Outside of Room 202,Wauchula, Florida 33873, offer forsale and sell at public outcry tothe highest and best bidder forcash, the following-describedproperty situate in Hardee County,Florida: LOTS 3, 4 AND 5, OFBLOCK “F” OF PAYNESPARK SUBDIVISION OFBOWLING GREEN,FLORIDA, AS PER PLATBOOK 2, PAGE 84HARDEE COUNTY,FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgmententered in a case pending in saidCourt, the style of which is indi cated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any,resulting from the foreclosuresale, other than the propertyowner as of the date of the LisPendens, must file a claim onsame with the Clerk of Courtwithin 60 days after the foreclo sure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 8 day ofSeptember, 2014.AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIESACT. 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September 18, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 11B By MARIA TRUJILLOOf The Herald-Advocate Thinking of what’s ahead may be difficult for some, butthe Hardee County SchoolBoard already has the next fiveyears planned. Finance Director Greg Harrelson has updated the DistrictFacilities Work Program for fis cal years 2014-15 to 2018-19.This program shows the plannedexpenses to be made to facilitiesacross the district. It must alsobe financially feasible. Although the board unani mously approved this five-yearplan, it is updated every year. This five-year plan is used for various reasons, including fund ing, planning and as the author itative source forfacilities-related information. Some of the expenditures in the plan are for heating, ventila tion and air conditioning sys tems. The budget for these ex penses increases from $108,031for the 2014-15 fiscal year to$255,550 for years 2015 through2018 and then increases again to$275,000 for the 2018-19 year. HVAC work is expected to be done at Bowling Green Elemen tary, the Hardee Com-munityEducation Center, the old juniorhigh, Hardee Senior High, thesuperintendent’s office, mainte nance department, NorthWauchula Ele-mentary, PioneerAcademy, transportation depart ment, Wauchula Elementary andZolfo Springs Elementary. Expenditures for mainte nance/repairs between the 2015-19 fiscal years are estimated tobe about $639,384. The lowestamount is projected to be for2016-17 at $135,409 and thehighest is for the 2017-18 fiscal year at $183,427. In the 2014-15 fiscal year, $250,000 is budgeted for thepurchase of school buses. Theprojected amount then variesfrom $390,000 to $260,000 forfiscal years 2015 through 2019. For roofing improvements districtwide, $145,000 is bud geted for the current year. It thenremains at $150,000 for the nextfour years. Harrelson said if all the money for one fiscal year isn’tused within that year, then it willbe placed in a reserve where itcan be used for other projectsduring the next year. He alsosaid that if more money isneeded due to unexpected ex penses, money will be taken outof the reserve, adjusted into thebudget and then used for a par ticular project. HCSB OKs 5-Year Work Plan PHOTOS BY JIM KELLY Sitting from left are Luna Prestwood, Rocky Kitchens and Vida Tomlinson. Standing are Oneita Revell, Louise Weis, Sue Birge and Jerold Knight, chairman of t he committing planning a reunion of the Hardee High School graduating classes of t he 1950s and 1960s in Wauchula Jan. 16-18. HHS 1950s, ‘60s Reunion Planned Jan. 16-18 Sitting from left are Mary Beth Bryant and Jackie Long. Standing are Judy Albritton, James Hill Albritton, Judy Wilson and Sylvia Collins. The planning committee met Sept. 4 at Main Street Pub and Grill in Wauchula. The planning committee on the reunion includes Donnie Autry, Kay P atarini and Minor Bryant. Events will include a cocktail party, sale at Cat’s on Main, antique cars, block party with the Jubilee band, auction of a painting by Wayn e Hovis, and the HHS Wildcat Band on Jan. 16; a hot air balloon rally, golf scramble, art ga llery, open house at old HHS, individual class parties, cocktail party and block party o n Jan. 17; and church on Sunday, Jan. 18. CITY OF WAUCHULA NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC The City Commission of the City of Wauchula will hold a Special Meetin g Monday September 22, 2014 at 5:05pm, or as soon thereafter as it re asonably can be held. Item’s on the agenda are as follows: Public Hearing and 2nd R eading of, Ordinance 2014-122014/2015 Budget Final Adoption, Resolutio n 2014-07Setting the Final Mill age Rate, and any other business that may come before the Commissio n. The meetings will be held at the Commission Chambers located at 225 East Main Street, Wauchula, FL 33873. Pursuant to Section 286.0107, Florida Statutes, as amended, the C ity Commission hereby advises that if any interested person decides to appeal any deci sion made by the City Commission with respect to any matter considered at the procee dings, he will need a record of the proceeding and that, for such purposes, he may need to insure that a ver batim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes t he testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. The City Commission of the City of Wauchula, Florida does not discri minate upon the basis of any individual’s disability status. This non-discrimin atory policy involves every as pect of the Commission’s functions, including ones access to, p articipation, employment or treatment in its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodat ion as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 286 .26, Florida Statutes, should contact the City Clerk at (863) 773-3131. CITY OF WAUCHULAS/ Richard K. Nadaskay Jr.Mayor ATTESTS/Holly SmithCity Clerk 9:18c DEAR DR. ROACH: Trav eling for a length of time —say, six hours or more — on atrain, bus or plane makes merather tired. Others I discussedthis with have had similar ex periences. I find this strange,because for most of the traveltime I am sitting doing nothingbut reading or daydreaming.My question is: Do physiologi cal changes taking place in thebody brought on by the longperiod of sitting while in tran sit account for the fatigue, or isit simply mental boredom? —R.S. ANSWER: I think it's both mental and physical. Prolongedsitting recently has been shownto put people at increased risk forheart disease, as well as theknown risk of blood clots. Get ting up and walking around is al ways a good idea physically, andmight help mentally as well. More than simple tiredness, chronic fatigue syndrome is all-encompassing. The booklet on itexplains the illness and its treat ment. 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Fresh fruits andvegetables (especially red bellpeppers) had a great deal. Acanned juice purportedly high inC had none at all. Even vitaminC tablets had lost 20 percent oftheir stated value even beforetheir expiration date. Orange juice containers will swell if bacteria in the juice re lease gas, at which point itshould (obviously) be discarded. However, I wonder if the swelling in five minutes has todo with the air in the carton ex panding due to the relative warmth of the air compared withthe refrigerator. DEAR DR. ROACH: I keep getting little black splintersunder my fingernails that dis appear on their own. I alsohave little black splintersunder both of my big toenailsthat have not disappeared andhave been there for a while.What is this? —D.F. ANSWER: These sounds like splinter hemorrhages. The mostcommon cause of these is traumato the nail bed, but some derma tologic conditions can cause thisas well, such as psoriasis andlichen planus. 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12B The Herald-Advocate, September 18, 2014 By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate The Hardee junior varsity Wildcats shut down the juniorFort Meade Miners in lastweek’s game. Tonight (Thursday), the young Cats travel to Arcadia toface the junior Bulldogs in a 7p.m. game. Next week’s game isan unusual home start of 7:30p.m. against the Frostproof jun ior Bulldogs. In last week’s game, Hardee halted Fort Meade attempts withsacks and interceptions, whilemaking key plays themselves. “It was a physical defensive battle. We had many kids step up in key situations of the game togive us a good home victory,”remarked Head Coach RodSmith. Isis Garza and Kai Washinton picked off the interceptions,while Gloigens Metayer sackedthe opposing quarterback twiceand Jacob Rickett and BooneParis also recorded sacks. In on the tackle parade were Fabian Molina, Damar Harris,Rickett, Carlton Tanner, Garza,Jaylin Ramirez, Larrett Smith,Armando Gonzales, Paris, An derson Severe and Lonnie Mor ris. Washington was quarterback and was 7-11 in passing. Molina snared a pair for 83 yards, Harrisone for a 10-yard gain and Paristwo for 22 yards. Jason Nicholsgrabbed two for seven yards, in cluding a TD pop pass in thesecond quarter which gaveHardee a 6-0 lead at halftime. In the offensive running game, four players did most ofthe damage. Moiina had threecarries for 34 yards, including afourth-quarter six-yard TD runto push the final score to 12-0. Marcelin Cimeus carried the ball 10 times for 47 tough yards.Jacob Rickett added 10 carriesfor 76 yards and Washingtonkept the ball seven times to gain20 yards. JV Cats Stop Miners The Peace River Valley Cit rus Growers Association is gear ing up for an eventful fall,starting off with three growerevents. We are hosting our fall Grower Round Table today(Thursday) at 11:30 a.m. Con tinued grower interest on thetopic of Brazil’s citrus industryled the PRVCGA Board of Di rectors to ask citrus extensionagent Dr. Steve Futch, to speak.The topic: Field observations and citrus grower discussionfrom the Brazilian citrus indus try trip, July 2014. It will be held at Bright Hour Ranch in Arcadia. All citrusgrowers are invited to attend.The meeting will be sponsoredby Carden & Associates In-surance, which will be providinglunch at no cost to attendees. A presentation will be given immediately following lunch byFutch with input from trip atten dees. Futch will discuss HLBmanagement strategies betweenlarge, medium and small grow ers and additional issues such asCVC, black spot, leprosis andcanker. Increasing costs inBrazil vs. prices received willalso be a topic, along with land regulations and alternative landoptions. Newly added to our list of events, PRVCGA and Univer-sity of Florida/IFAS will behosting two citrus grower fo rums. It has been said more than once that it will be the citrusgrowers themselves who willfind a solution for greening. Itis important now more than everfor growers to work together tocommunicate what is workingand what is not working forthem in their groves. These meetings will be very casual with no set agenda otherthan discussing helpful caretak ing practices in the era of HLB. The Hardee Citrus GrowerForum will be held on Sept. 30at the County Extension Office,507 Civic Center Dr., Wau-chula. The DeSoto CitrusGrower Forum will be Oct. 2 atthe Desoto County Extension Office, 2150 N.E. Roan St., Ar cadia. All area citrus growers are in vited to attend. Breakfast willbe provided at 7:30 a.m., withthe forums scheduled to start at8 and run until 9. We encourage our Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte growersto attend the forum that is mostconvenient for them. We askthat growers come prepared toshare their own experiences andto be open to hear informationfrom their fellow industry men.We invite growers to bring pro duction managers and caretak ing staff that would benefit fromtaking part in this event. We en-courage strong participation andhope to see many of our PeaceRiver Valley citrus growers inattendance. Citrus Grower Round Table Set For Today NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING The Town of Zolfo Springs has tentatively adopted a budget for 201 4/2015. A public hearing to make a FINAL DECISION on the budget AND TAXES will be held on: Monday, September 22, 2014 6:00 PM at 3210 US Highway 17 South Town Commission Board Room Zolfo Springs, FL 33890 9:18c 9:18c REVENUE NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING The Board of County Commissioners, Hardee County, Florida has tentatively adopted a budget for fiscal year 2014/2015. A public hearing to make a FINAL DECISION on the BUDGET AND TAXES will be held on: September 23, 2014 6:00 p.m. At Hardee County Board of County Commission Chambers 412 West Orange Street, Wauchula, Florida 33873 9:18c 9:18c


C The Herald-Advocate(USPS 578-780)Thursday, September 18, 2014 PAGE ONE COURTESY PHOTOS Representatives from the Hardee County school system, the Hardee Athletic Fou ndation, The Herald-Advocate and Mosaic gathered at Wildcat Stadium before the football game Friday to officially dedicate the newly renovated press box named after longtime Herald-Advocate sports editor Luther Colbert. T he Hardee Athletic Foundation secured a $400,000 grant from Mosaic for repainting the stadium and m aking other improvements. The work will continue with track renovations next summer. In upper photo (from left) are schoo l officials Bob Shayman, and Dr. Michele Polk; Athletic Foundation’s Derren Bryan and Paul Samuels; Jim Kelly and Michael Kelly of The Herald-Advocate; and Diana Youmans, Callie Ward and Kenny Miller of Mosaic. The new press box now has central air conditioning and a separate booth room for the radio broadcasters. In lower photo, the sign on top shows the name as the Luther Colbert Press Box. A memorial plaque hangs next to the entrance on the left side. NEW LOOK Sebring Podiatry Center6801 US 27 North, Suite D3Sebring, FL 33870863-314-8600 Dr. Dale C. Anderson Podiatric Physician & Surgeon Wauchula & Lake Placid Appointments Available! Toenail Fungus?Laser Solution!Sebring Podiatry CenterRequest a complementary consultation!Call 863-314-8600 Laser Nail Fungus Treatment kills the fungus that lived in and under the toenail. The laser light passesthrough the toenail without causing damage to the nailor surrounding skin. There is a warming sensation andsome patients may feel a pinprick. Just walk in and walk out. The laser nail fungus procedure only takes15-20 minutes. Shoes and nail polish can be wornimmediately after the treatment. 9:18c 8:7tfc SERVING HARDEE COUNTY 5 YEARS Screen Repair and Pressure Washing #&(!%##&% #&(!%+)##&%) #&(!%+!####&%)nr .+(!*!!(##&% .&&# $!##!,(.&$'#*&,(&+%&&#") .&$'#*!%&&,(&+%&&#+''#!) Frankie’s773-5665r&"($#(-))"Hours: Tuesday Friday 9-6; Saturday 9-3 Now Accepting H AIR S ALON9:18c ATTENTION SUBSCRIBERS If you are moving orchanging your address,please let our subscrip tion department know assoon as possible so yourservice will not bedelayed. 863-773-3255 Know What’s Coming? Read The Great Controversy by E.G. WhiteDownload a free copy of The Great Controversy. Available in both audio and visual or write to The Great Controversy P.O. Box 2385, Wauchula, FL 33873 8:28-9:25p Gene Davis Sales Manager Stop in and see why we will not be undersold! Selling 14 brands of different new vehicles is just the beginning. 1031 U.S. Highway 17 N. Wauchula, Florida 33873 (863) 781-1947 www. 9:18c By JOAN SEAMANOf The Herald-Advocate Hardee Junior High softball starts today (Thursday). The youthful softball players are looking to take anotherHeartland Conference champi onship as they open the 2014season at Hill-Gustat MiddleSchool in Sebring. “We’re off to a great start. Our team motto this year is ‘PLAYLIKE A CHAMPION EVERY DAY!’ “We are excited to say that once again our team is comingout strong on offense. We havetwo great pitchers, eighth graderSarah Carlton and seventhgrader Aaliyah Ortiz, that will behelping out on defense,” said ex cited Head Coach Missy Carltonlate last week. “Our team once again is por traying a champion-like attitude. We teach our team that CATSstands for Character, Attitude,Trust and Strength. We are ex cited to present HJH with stu dent athletes that show thesequalities and what being aChampion is all about,” con cluded Carlton, who is assistedby Ray Rivas, Ryn Heine andJake Carlton. The team man agers are Sailor Ullrich and Jo celyn Villareal. On the squad are a dozen eighth graders, including Carl-ton, Denali Briones. ElizabethDeLeon, Vivianna Flores, JarisaLindsey, Kyra Wilson, YasminRamirez, Lillian Salazar, AmariDeLeon, Tara Hines, Ashlee Pat terson and Anahi Cano. Joining them are a half dozen seventh graders, including Ortiz,Adriana Perez, Azaria Rivers,Stephanie Derringer, TaleiaMoreno and Lyndsey Welch. HJHS Softball Bats Off HJHS Softball Sept. 18Hill-GustatAway 2 2 2 2 A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k H H O O M M E E 2 2 5 5 D D e e S S o o t t o o H H O O M M E E 29Lake PlacidAway O O c c t t . 2 2 S S e e b b r r i i n n g g H H O O M M E E 6 6 H H i i l l l l G G u u s s t t a a t t H H O O M M E E 9Avon ParkAway 16Away 2 2 3 3 L L a a k k e e P P l l a a c c i i d d H H O O M M E E 27 SAwayGames Scheduled for 4:30 p.m.


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September 18, 2014, The Herald-Advocate 3C Courthouse Report COUNTY COURT The following marriage li censes were issued recently inthe office of the county court: James Roy Hart, 57, Zolfo Springs, and Jean Mary BenongDeLaCruz, 33, Zolfo Springs. The following small claims case was disposed of recentlyby the county judge: Joe Vance vs. Troy Carter, judgment of tenant eviction. The following misdemeanor cases were disposed of recentlyin county court: Thelma Tovar Garza, tres passing/larceny with relation toa utility, not prosecuted. Brandon Farabee, possession of marijuana and possession ofdrug paraphernalia, transferredto pretrial intervention program,return Dec. 3. Darrell Gene Fisher, posses sion of marijuana and posses sion of drug paraphernalia, notprosecuted. Robin Yvone Lewis, domes tic battery, not prosecuted. Walter Earl Watkins, posses sion of marijuana and posses sion of drug paraphernalia, notprosecuted. Rodolfo Diaz, trespass on property other than structure/-conveyance, transferred to pre trial intervention program,re-turn Dec. 3. Dwight Cleon Hankerson, possession of drug parapherna lia, 180 days in jail, $375 fines,costs and fees. Maria Adriana Lopez, battery, transferred to pretrial interven tion program, return Oct. 8. Thayson Lacey Quinn, cru elty to animals, not prosecuted. Orquidia Ashley Derringer, disorderly conduct, completedpretrial intervention program,not prosecuted. Marcos Hernandez, loitering and prowling, completed pretrialintervention program, not pros ecuted. Charlene Allison Richard, selling/giving alcohol to a per son under 21, completed pretrialintervention program, not pros ecuted. Carmen Vega, obtaining property by worthless check,completed pretrial interventionprogram, not prosecuted. Sergio Leon Perez, violation of probation (original charge re tail theft), probation revoked, 60days in jail, $50 fee added tooutstanding fines, costs and feesand placed on lien. Danny Felix Gonzales, tres passing/larceny with relation toa utility, not prosecuted. CIRCUIT COURT The following civil actions were filed recently in the officeof the circuit court: Philip A. Smith and Ashley Marie Smith, divorce. Daisy Juanita Richardson and the state Department of Revenue(DOR) vs. Vernon Lee Richard son, petition for administrativechild support order. Sophy Leal and Gustavo Leal-Brito, divorce. Lester Elbertson and Debra Elbertson, divorce. Nikki Lynn Stevens and Robert Don Stevens, divorce. State Department of Transportation (DOT) vs. FranciscoLucatero et al, petition for emi nent domain. Maria Anselmo and DOR vs. Graciela Maldonado, petitionfor administrative child supportorder. DOT vs. Adulfa Bentancourt, Exael Santibanez-Betancourt,Sugal Santibanez-Bentancourt etal, petition for eminent domain. Stacy Leann Haas and Joshua Douglas Haas, divorce. The following decisions on civil cases pending in the cir cuit court were handed downrecently by the circuit courtjudge: Matthew Lyle Rickett and Ashley Lorraine Rickett, order. Ralph Hunt and Donna Hunt, divorce. Stephanie Kelly and DOR vs. Robert Murphy Jr., order modi fying child support. Nicole Lynn Brown and William Royce Grimmette,order. 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. Patrick Frances Fagen, pos session of cocaine and posses sion of drug paraphernalia, adjudication withheld, probationfive years, $1,032 fines, costsand fees; possession of mari juana and possession of alcoholby a person under 21, not prose cuted. Joseph A. Burson, violation of probation (original chargespossession of oxycodone, man ufacture of marijuana and pos session of a structure fortrafficking/sale or manufactureon contraband substances), pro bation resumed. Shaun Timothy Casey, tres pass on property other thanstructure or conveyance, twocounts possession of metham phetamine, two counts posses sion of drug paraphernalia,possession of marijuana, posses sion of alprazolam with intent tosell and possession of clon azepam with intent to sell, fivemonths in jail with credit for 113days served, followed by proba tion five years, $1,610 fines,costs and fees; possession ofnew legend drugs, not prose cuted. Vicente Fernandez, introduc ing contraband into a county de tention facility, adjudicationwithheld, plus possession ofdrug paraphernalia and DUI,probation three years, $1,181fines, costs and fees, 50 hourscommunity service; refusal tosubmit to DUI test, not prose cuted. Daphne Nicole Aguilar, vio lation of probation (originalcharge neglect of child), two-year probation revoked, newprobation four years, $250 feesadded to outstanding $1,299fines, costs and fees. Kenneth Ray Dickey, posses sion of methamphetamine andpossession of drug parapherna lia, 18 months Florida StatePrison with credit for 89 days served, $1,345 fines, costs andfees placed on lien. Brandon Lynn Estes, posses sion of methamphetamine, adju dication withheld, andpossession of drug parapherna lia, probation three years, $1,231fines, costs and fees. Veronica Linn Hill, public as sistance fraud, adjudicationwithheld, probation three years,$1,156 fines, costs and fees. Joshua Tyrone Lilly, posses sion of drug paraphernalia, pos session of cocaine, giving falseID to law enforcement, drivingwhile license suspended and noregistration certificate, 120 daysin jail with credit for 62 daysserved, $1,768 fines, costs andfees. Dan Lumley, violation of pro bation (original charge petittheft), probation revoked, 24months Florida State Prison,$350 fees added to $1,318 fines,costs and fees and placed onlien; burglary of a conveyanceand dealing in stolen property, probation four years, consecu tive to previous sentence, $1,393fines, costs and fees; grand theft,not prosecuted. Robert Elwood Selph, viola tion of probation (originalcharge possession of drug para phernalia), probation revoked,six months in jail, $400 added tooutstanding fines, costs and fees. The following real estate transactions of $10,000 ormore were filed recently in theoffice of the clerk of court: Susan R. Roberts to Steven W. Revell, $58,000. Betty J. Squillets, Brenda Jane Hocking, Beverly Jo Ram sey, Bonnie Joy Beach, LesterEugene Brummett II and Bar bara Joan Hall to Mark B.Willis, $133,000. Federal Home Loan Mort gage Corp. to Staton Inc.,$33,500. Reverse Mortgage Solutions to Lawrence A. Jr. and Dawn M.Johnson, $76,500. 9/18/2014 Sun 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 9/19/2014 Sun Data Rise: 7:14 AM Set: 7:27 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 13 mins. Moon Data Rise: 3:16 AM Set: 4:39 PM Overhead:10:00 AM Underfoot:10:22 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 18% percent waning 18% Waning Crescent Major Times 10:00 AM-12:00 PM10:22 PM-12:22 AM Minor Times 3:16 AM 4:16 AM 4:39 PM 5:39 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -4 9/20/2014 Sun Data Rise: 7:15 AM Set: 7:26 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 11 mins. Moon Data Rise: 4:07 AM Set: 5:16 PM Overhead:10:44 AM Underfoot:11:06 PM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 11% percent waning 11% Waning Crescent Major Times 10:44 AM-12:44 PM 11:06 PM 1:06 AM Minor Times 4:07 AM 5:07 AM 5:16 PM 6:16 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Average day of Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -4 9/21/2014 Sun Data Rise: 7:15 AM Set: 7:25 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 10 mins. Moon Data Rise: 4:58 AM Set: 5:52 PM Overhead: 11:28 AM Underfoot: --:-Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 6% percent waning 6% Waning Crescent Major Times --:---:-11:28 AM 1:28 PM Minor Times 4:58 AM 5:58 AM 5:52 PM 6:52 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Good day of Hunting or Fishing Good Time Zone UTC: -4 9/22/2014 Sun Data Rise: 7:15 AM Set: 7:23 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 08 mins. Moon Data Rise: 5:49 AM Set: 6:27 PM Overhead: 12:11 PM Underfoot: --:-Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 2% percent waning 2% Waning Crescent Major Times --:---:-12:11 PM 2:11 PM Minor Times 5:49 AM 6:49 AM 6:27 PM 7:27 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Better day of Hunting or Fishing Better Time Zone UTC: -4 9/23/2014 Sun Data Rise: 7:16 AM Set: 7:22 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 06 mins. Moon Data Rise: 6:40 AM Set: 7:01 PM Overhead: 12:54 PM Underfoot:12:32 AM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 0% percent waning 0% Waning Crescent Major Times 12:32 AM 2:32 AM 12:54 PM 2:54 PM Minor Times 6:40 AM 7:40 AM 7:01 PM 8:01 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Best day of Hunting or Fishing Best Time Zone UTC: -4 9/24/2014 Sun Data Rise: 7:16 AM Set: 7:21 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 05 mins. Moon Data Rise: 7:32 AM Set: 7:37 PM Overhead: 1:37 PM Underfoot: 1:16 AM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 0% percent new 0% NEW MOON Major Times 1:16 AM 3:16 AM 1:37 PM 3:37 PM Minor Times 7:32 AM 8:32 AM 7:37 PM 8:37 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Best day of Hunting or Fishing Best Time Zone UTC: -4 9/25/2014 Sun Data Rise: 7:17 AM Set: 7:20 PM Day Length 12 hrs. 03 mins. Moon Data Rise: 8:25 AM Set: 8:13 PM Overhead: 2:22 PM Underfoot: 2:00 AM Moon Phase Solunar Table Moon Phase is 2% percent waxing 2% Waxing Crescent Major Times 2:00 AM 4:00 AM 2:22 PM 4:22 PM Minor Times 8:25 AM 9:25 AM 8:13 PM 9:13 PM Prediction Solunar Prediction is for a Better day of Hunting or Fishing Better++ Time Zone UTC: -4 Solunar Forecast 9:18c ZUCCHINI AND SUGAR SNAP PEAS 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 small (about 8 ounces each)zucchini, cut into 1 1/2-inchchunks1/2 pounds sugar snap peas,stem and strings removedalong both edges of each peapod2 green onions, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 tablespoon fresh oregano,chopped, or 1/2 teaspoon driedoregano leaves3/4 teaspoons salt1/4 teaspoons coarsely groundblack pepper In nonstick 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat, in hotvegetable oil, cook zucchini,snap peas, green onions, ore-gano, salt and pepper, 8 to 10minutes, stirring frequently untilvegetables are golden and ten der-crisp. Makes 6 servings. 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4C The Herald-Advocate, September 18, 2014 NOTICETheHARDEE COUNTY DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEEwill hold aMEETINGonTUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 2:00-3:00 P.M .or as soon thereafter in the County Commissioners Board Room Room No. 102, 1st floor Courthouse Annex 412 West Orange St., Wauchula, FL 9:18c NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PNC C/O TC TAMPA 1, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descrip tion of the property, and the names in which it was as sessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 631 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 Parcel ID Number: 04-34-25-0350-0000I-0008 Description of Property: COM AT NE COR OF BLK I & RUN W ALONG N BDRY LINE 150 1/4 FT TO POB THEN RUN W ALONG N ERN BDRY LINE 49 FT THEN S TO PT EQUI DISTANCE BETWEEN THE N ERN & S ERN BDRY LINES THEN E 49 FT THEN N TO POB BLK I 258P467 262P27 290P322 DC/302P565 PMR/10/84 316P598 316P600 336P84 PMR/8-07(JRM,JR 726P572(DC-JRM, JR) 730P1336 200725007973-PET/7973(DCJRM, JR) 200725007975-ORDER 200825003388 200825003546 SUBJECT TO RESERVATIONS, COVENANTS, RE STRICTIONS, AND EASEMENTS OF RECORD. Name in which assessed: MARVIN WILLIAMS AND TAMMY FRIEL Said property being in the County of HARDEE, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Hardee County Courthouse, 417 West Main Street, second floor hallway outside of Room 202, Wauchula, FL 33873 on the 24THday of SEPTEMBER, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 12thday of SEPTEMBER, 2014. Victoria L. Rogers Clerk of Circuit Court Hardee County, Florida AD No: 2 By: LAURA L. BARKER, Deputy Clerk Tax Deed File No.: 252013TD081XXXX Pursuant to F.S. 197.5129:18c NOTICE OF INVALID VOTER REGISTRATION AND NOTICE TO SHOW CAUSEPursuant to Section 98.075(7), Florida Statutes, notice is hereby given to the following person(s) to show cause why they should not be disqualified as a registered voter: Michael L Salas 403 Grove St. Bowling Green, Fl 33834 Jose L Aguilar 4629 Alderman Rd. Bowling Green, Fl 33834 The above individuals are notified to show cause why his/her name should not be removed from the voter registration rolls. Failure to respond within 30 days will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and removal of your name from the statewide voter registration system. For further information and instruction, contact the Supervisor of Elections at 863-773-6061 within 30 days of publication of this notice. Jeffery Ussery Supervisor of Elections Hardee CountyLa NOTA DE VOTANTE INVALIDO La MATRICULA Y la NOTA para MOSTRAR la CAUSASegn Seccin 98.075(7), los Estatutos de la Florida, la nota por la presente es dada a la persona (s) siguiente para mostrar la causa por qu ellos no deben ser descalificados como un votante registrado: Michael L Salas 403 Grove St. Bowling Green, Fl 33834 Jose L Aguilar 4629 Alderman Rd. Bowling Green, Fl 33834 encima del individuo es notificado para mostrar la causa por qu su nombre no se debe quitar de los rollos de matrcula de votante. El fracaso para responder dentro de 30 das tendr como resultado una determinacin de ineligibility por el Supervisor y la eliminacin de su nombre del sistema a todo el estado de matrcula de votante. Para la informacin y la instruccin adicionales, avise al Supervisor de Elecciones en 863-773-6061 dentro de 30 das de la publicacin de esta nota. Jeffery Ussery El Supervisor de Condado de Elecciones Hardee 9:18cNOTICE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD MEETINGThe Hardee County Value Adjustment Board will meet on Wednesday, October 8, 2014; Thursday, October 9, 2014, and Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. The meetings will be held in the Hardee County Commission Chambers, 412 W. Orange Street, Room 102, Wauchula, Florida 33873. The Value Adjustment Board will meet to conduct public hearings for Value Adjustment Board Petitions that were filed. A list of all applicants for exemption and classifications who have had their applications for exemption or classification wholly or partially approved, and a list of all applicants for exemption and classifications who have had their applications for exemption or classification denied, are available for public inspection between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Hardee County Property Appraisers Office, 110 W. Oak Street, Room 103, Wauchula, Florida 33873. The types of exemptions and classifications included in the above referenced list are as follows: Homestead, Senior Homestead, Widows, Widowers, Disability, Non-Profit Religious, Literary, Scientific, Charitable, Agriculture, and Value. This is a Disabled-Accessible facility. Any disabled person needing to make special arrangements should contact the County Managers office at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the public hearing. This notice is published in compliance with Florida Statutes 196.194, 286.011, and 286.0105. Pursuant to Florida Statute 286.0105, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting, he or she may need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and ev idence upon which the appeal is based. Interested parties may appear at the public hearing and be heard. For more information, please call the Value Adjustment Board Clerk at 863-773-4174 ext. 227 or the County Managers Office at 863-773-9430. Lexton H. Albritton, Jr., County Manager 9:18c Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing WATER MANAGEMENT DIS TRICTS Southwest Florida Water Manage ment District The Southwest Florida Water Management District announces a public meeting to which all per sons are invited. DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. PLACE: Southwest Florida Water Management District, Tampa Service Office, (Governing Board Room), 7601 U.S. Highway 301 N., Tampa, FL 33637-6759 GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The South west Florida Water Man-agement District (District) has scheduled a public workshop to solicit stake holder input on the Annual Update of the Districts Minimum Flows and Levels Priority List and Schedule. The Priority List and Schedule identifies water bodies for which the District plans to establish minimum flows and levels and reservations pursuant to the requirements of Section 373.042, Florida Statutes. A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Doug Leeper, Chief Advisory Environmental Scientist, SWFWMD, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, FL 34604-6899, or by E-Mail at Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special ac commodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: (352)796-7211 or 1(800)423-1476 (Florida Only), ex tension 4702, TDD (Florida Only) 1(800)231-6103 or e-mail: ADA If you are hearing or speech im paired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 or 1(800)9558770 (Voice). 9:18c The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) announces the following public meeting to which all interested persons are invited: Governing Board Meeting, Com mittee Meetings, Public Hearing and Workshop (1 p.m.) and Governing Board Final Budget Hearing (5:01 p.m.): Consider SWFWMD business including final hearing for adoption of Dis trict final millage rate and budget for Fiscal Year 2014-15. All or part of this meeting may be conducted by means of communications media technology in order to permit maximum participation of Governing Board members. DATE/TIME: Tuesday, September 30, 2014; 1 p.m. (Note: this is a change in time from the pub lished calendar) PLACE: SWFWMD Tampa Service Office, 7601 US Highway 301 North, Tampa FL 33637 A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: WaterMat 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 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: Linda.dejonge@water; 1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352)796-7211, x4606 (Ad Order EXE0344) 9:18c Meeting NoticeSouthwest Florida Water Management District Closed Door Attorney-Client Session The Southwest Florida Water Management District announces a closed door attorney-client ses sion to be held on September 30, 2014, 3:30 pm 4:30 pm (unless concluded earlier) at Southwest Florida Water Management Dis trict, Tampa Service Office, Gov erning Board Meeting Room, 7601 Highway 301 North, Tampa, FL 33637. All or part of this meet ing may be conducted as a tele conference in order to permit maximum participation of Govern ing Board members. The closed door attorney-client session is being held pursuant to Section 286.011(8), F.S., to discuss strategy regarding settlement negotia tions in SWFWMD v. Danny J. Suggs, et al. (5th Judicial Circuit, Case No. 2003-CA-724), and In re Danny J. Suggs (U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Case No. 3:12-bk-6997PMG and Adversary Proceeding No. 13-ap-272) Sumter County. The subject matter shall be con fined to the pending litigation. The attendees are: Governing Board Members Michael Babb, Randall Maggard, Jeffrey Adams, David Dunbar, Carlos Beruff, H. Paul Senft, Jr., Ed Armstrong, Bryan Beswick, Thomas Bronson, Wendy Griffin, George Mann, and Michael Moran. Executive Direc tor: Robert Beltran. General Counsel: Laura Donaldson. Dis trict Staff Attorney: Kim Dionisio. Pursuant to Florida Law, the entire attorney-client session shall be recorded by a certified court re porter. No portion of the session shall be off the record. A copy of the transcript will be made part of the public record at the conclu sion of the litigation. For more information or a copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting Amissa Smith at 813-985-7481 or The Dis trict does not discriminate on the basis of disability. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act should con tact the District's Human Re sources Director at 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, FL 346046899; telephone (352) 796-7211, ext. 4703, or 1-800-423-1476 (FL only), ext. 4703; TDD (FL only) 1800-231-6103; or email to ADACo 9:18c 1. Which major-league team drafted current New England quarterback Tom Brady as a catcher in 1995? 2. In 2014, Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez set a franchise record for most victories in a season (21). Who had held the mark? 3. There are three placekick ers in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Name two of them. 4. Name the only team that Michigan State's Magic Johnson lost to in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. 5. The St. Louis Blues set a franchise record in the 2013-14 NHL season for most victories (52). What had been the highest total? 6. Who holds the NASCAR record for most consecutive vic tories by a car owner in Cup competition? 7. When was the last time be fore 2014 that Roger Federer did not make the final eight in men's tennis singles at the French Open. ANSWERS 1. The Montreal Expos. 2. Ross Grimsley won 20 games in 1978, when the team was based in Montreal. 3. George Blanda, Lou Groza and Jan Stenerud. 4. Kentucky in the Elite Eight, during Johnson's fresh man year in 1978. 5. The Blues won 51 games in the 1999-2000 season. 6. Carl Kiekhaefer's teams tallied 16 consecutive wins in 1956. 7. It was 2004.. Sports QuizBy Chris Richcreek By MARIA TRUJILLOOf The Herald-AdvocateHHS students are avidly working to have a brighter fu ture. Recently several students at Hardee Senior High, from ninth to 11th grade, signed contracts with Advancement Via Individual Determination to better prepare themselves to have a more successful future. AVID is a non-profit organi zation that helps students pre pare for college or other post-secondary opportunities by closing the achievement gap. This gap refers to the difference in academic performance by cer tain groups generally defined by socioeconomic status, race or gender. Research has shown that students in AVID consistently outperform their peers, therefore closing that achievement gap. Through AVID students de velop critical thinking, literacy and math skills across all con tent areas. This program also helps teach skills and behaviors for academic success, provides intensive support and strong stu dent/teacher relationships and also creates a positive peer group for students. To be a part of this program, potential AVID students must be interviewed to see which kids are interested and are willing to do the extra work that comes along with being in the class. Students must also take an honors-level course or higher as a freshman. At HHS, there are two ninthgrade AVID elective classes taught by Rod Smith, one class for 10th graders under the in struction of Micah Myers, and Daphne Hayes teaches 11th graders. There are currently about 100 AVID students enrolled in the four classes, each class holding between 25 and 30 students. By signing the AVID contract, students agreed to work hard, do their schoolwork and keep their grades up as well as have good behavior. Parents also had to sign the contracts, and agree to make sure their child is abiding by the AVID rules. AVIDs philosophy is Hold students accountable to the high est standards, provide academic and social support, and they will rise to the challenge. Freshman who recently signed to be in AVID were Bri Augustus, Erika Garcia, Joel Lee, Adam Olvera, Lilianna Ponce, Trevor Scott and Rose Youte. Sophomores entering the pro gram were Thomas Atchley, Emily Boyette, Luis Castillo, Soraya Castillo, Alexa Chapa, Marixa Garcia, Annette Mon dragon, Fernanda Ramos and Emory Smith. Juniors joining AVID were Courtney Cumbee, Eric Es calante, Apalonia Formoso, Katie Forrester, Josephine Gamez, Diego Juarez, Alex Lopez, Cecilia Lucatero, Victo ria McGhin, Christian Medrano, Ryan Moore, Rodrigo Ro driguez, Adam Salas, Johnny Saldivar and Brandi Swearin gen. HHS Students Avidly Seek Future Success The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) announces the following public meeting to which all interested persons are invited: Central Florida Water Initiative (CFWI) Steering Committee meeting to discuss the CFWI process and provide guidance to the technical teams. All or part of this meeting may be con ducted by means of communi cations media technology in order to permit maximum participation of Governing Board members. DATE/TIME: Friday, September 26, 2014; 9:30 a.m. PLACE: Toho Water Authority, 951 Martin Luther King Blvd., Kissimmee, FL 34741 Pursuant to the provision of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring reasonable accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting SWFWMD's Human Resources Bureau Chief, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida 34604-6899; telephone (352) 7967211, ext. 4702 or 1-800-423-1476 (FL only), ext. 4702; TDD (FL only) 1-800-231-6103; or email to 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. A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: CFWIWa; 1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or contact:; or (352) 796-7211, ext 4606. (Ad Order EXE0343) 9:18c


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‘Malted Milkshakes And Memories’ Held Aug. 28 PHOTOS BY JIM KELLY Author Dr. Nancy Dale of Sebring has written books in cluding “The Legacy of the Florida Pioneers ––Cow Hunters,” “Wild Florida The Way It Was,” “Where the Swal lowtail Kite Soars,” and “Would Do, Could Do, May Do.”She is a communications teacher at South Florida StateCollege in Bowling Green, and her books are for sale atthe old train depot in Wauchula. Peace River Explorations board members include Oneita Revell, Jeraldine Crew s, Louise Weis, Andrea Thompson, Sarah Pelham, Calli Ward and executive director J essica Prescott. In background in Darrell Brown. This citrus and produce display of Hardee County showscitrus, with 54,210 acres and value of $84.1 million; cattle,96,000 head and $56 million value; and produce, over4,000 acres, and value of $14.1 million. Matt Reichel of Wauchula is making a milkshake. Theevent was held at the old train depot in Wauchula andsponsored by Peace River Explorations. Gayle Weeks and Andrea Thompson are shown serving popcorn. Serving a milkshake is Darrell Brown. About 120 peopleattended social event on Thursday, Aug. 28. He has an of fice in the train depot. “Sandhill Cranes and Chick” painting is by Oneita Revell. “Barnyard Chickens” painting by Louise Weis. Many paint ings are for sale by local artists at the old Wauchula traindepot on Main Street. Enjoying milkshakes are Gerry Riggs and Florence Heath, both of Wauc hula. 6C The Herald-Advocate, September 18, 2014 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 $5.00. Come by The Herald-Advocate %%( th Avenue Monday Friday "' %" !#$ Pol. adv. paid for and approved by HC Rep. Party VOTEFAMILYVALUESVote Republican... Not Obama/Crist Democrats 9:11-10:9c


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8C The Herald-Advocate, September 18, 2014 NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING The City of Bowling Green has tentatively adopted a budget for 2014. A public hearing to make a FINAL DECISION on the budget AND TAXES will be held on: September 22, 2014 6:00 p.m. at CITY COMMISSION CHAMBER 104 East Main Street Bowling Green, FL 33834 9:18c 9:18cREQUEST FOR BIDS BOWLING GREEN DEPOTThe City of Bowling Green will be accepting sealed bids for painting the exterior of the Bowling Green Depot. The bid amount will include the cost of labor, equipment and materials, excluding paint for the project. Paint will be provided by the City of Bowling Green. Bids will be received at the Bowling Green City Hall, 104 East Main Street, Bowling Green, Florida, until 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 3, 2014 at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Electronic or Faxed bids will not be accepted. The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive informalities, and to re-adver tise. Specifications for the project may be obtained from the Bowling Green City Hall and from the City of Bowling Green website at CITY OF BOWLING GREEN Mary Alice Tucker, Mayor 9:18cNOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETINGNotice is hereby given that the Bowling Green City Commission will hold a Special Meeting regarding the position of City Clerk on Monday, September 22, 2014 beginning at 6:30 P.M. The meeting will be held at the City of Bowling Green Commission Chambers located at 104 East Main Street, Bowling Green, Florida, 33834. Information regarding this meeting may be obtained from the City Managers office inside City Hall. Interested parties may appear at the special meeting and be heard with respect to the position. Any person requiring special accommodations at the meeting due to a dis ability or physical impairment should contact the Office of the City Clerk at (863)375-2255 prior to the meeting. 9:18c Crime Blotter During the past week, sheriffs deputies and city police officers investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests: COUNTY Sept. 14, thefts on East Main Street, Keene Road and Sandpiper Drive were reported. Sept. 13, Nakita Sanchez, 25, of 5612-10th Ave., Fort Myers, was arrested by Dep. Bradford Merkel and charged with possession of marijuana. Sept. 13, Jose Carlos Martinez, 34, of 518 Fifth St., Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Dep. Chris Albritton on a charge of with holding support of children. Sept. 12, Israel Garcia, 40, of 1605 SE Sixth St., Ruskin, was arrested by Capt. Andrew Rigney on a charge of withholding support of children. Sept. 12, Trerika Lorraine Anderson, 28, of 635 S. Fifth St. (U.S. 17 North), Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Bradford Merkel on a charge of violation of probation. Sept. 12, Regina Darlene Allmon, 45, of 977 SR 64 East, Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Johnny Trammel and charged with con tempt of court violation of an injunction for protection. Sept. 12, a residential burglary on Palmetto Street and thefts at SR 62 and on South Sixth Avenue (U.S. 17 South) were reported. Sept. 11, Jorge Conejo, 21, of 315 SR 62, Bowling Green, was arrested by Dep. David Cruz and charged with possession of mari juana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Sept. 11, Matthew Aaron Dewolfe, 28, of 1036 Cardinal Rd., Wauchula, was arrested by Sgt. Lyle Hart on a charge of withholding support of children. Sept. 11, Angel Michelle Abner, 24, of 1123 Lincoln St., Wauchula, was arrested by the Drug Task Force (DTF) on an out-ofcounty warrant. Sept. 11, criminal mischief on North Road, fights on Altman Road and on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, and thefts on Steve Roberts Special and on Parnell Road were reported. Sept. 10, Jermaine Brown, 31, of 1216 David Court, Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Brian LaFlam and charged with battery. Sept. 10, John Edwards Hill, 71, of 105 Tangerine St., Bowling Green, was arrested by DTF and charged with two counts of pos session of methamphetamine and two counts possession of drug paraphernalia. Sept. 10, Janet Lee Shorrock, 54, of 732 Sandpiper Dr., Wauchula, was arrested by Sgt. Matt Tinsley and charged with making false 911 calls. Sept. 9, Justin Bryant Johnson, 24, of 2809 Pompino Dr., Se bring, was arrested on two counts of failure to appear in court. Sept. 9, Elena Ysabel Puente, 37, of 615 Saunders St., Wauchula, was arrested by DTF on a charge of failure to appear in court. Sept. 9, a theft on Beeson Road was reported. Sept. 8, John Daniel Gonzales, 35, of 2324 Gebhart Rd., Bowl ing Green, was arrested by Dep. Eric Harrison and charged with two counts contempt of court violation of an injunction for protection. Sept. 8, a tag stolen on Steve Roberts Special was reported. WAUCHULA Sept. 14, Raymond Prieto, 32, of 380 Lunn Rd., Fort Meade, was arrested by Ofc. Pablo Bermudez and charged with battery. Sept. 14, a residential burglary on North Seventh Avenue was reported. Sept. 13 burglary of a conveyance on Polk Road was reported. Sept. 11, a theft on North 10th Avenue was reported. Sept. 8, a theft on North Eighth Avenue was reported. BOWLING GREEN Sept. 14, Landon Dane Wilkerson, 19, of 1155 E. County Line Rd., Bowling Green, was arrested by Ofc. Jeremy Mendoza and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Sept. 14, Roger Ray Vickery, 45, of 309 W. Jones St., Bowling Green, was arrested by Ofc. Dan Franklin and charged with battery. Sept. 12, Victoria Guerrero, 28, of 843 Pleasant Way, Bowling Green, was arrested by Sgt. Edward Coronado and charged with bat tery and disorderly conduct. Sept. 12, Jose Angel Garza, 28, of 304 W. Jones St., Bowling Green, was arrested by Sgt. Edward Coronado and charged with bat tery, disorderly conduct and resisting an officer without violence. Sept. 12, a fight on West Main Street was reported. Sept. 10, a theft on West Main Street was reported. Sept. 8, Thomas Demetry Lavonne, 38, of 2702 Drake Dr., Or lando, was arrested by Sgt. Edward Coronado and charged with fraud-giving a false ID to a law enforcement officer and habitual driving while license suspended. FARMER'S FARE STEW There's something almost magical about shopping at a farmers' market. I think it's because all the abundant produce spilling out of the baskets and containers takes us back to our roots. 8 ounces lean beef stew, cut into bite-size pieces 2 cups diced raw potatoes 1 cup diced carrots 1 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 (10 3/4-ounce) can reducedfat cream of mushroom soup 1 (2.5-ounce) jar sliced mushrooms, drained 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes 1. Preheat oven to 325 F. Spray an 8-by-8-inch baking dish with butter-flavored cook ing spray. 2. In prepared baking dish, combine meat, potatoes, carrots, celery and onion. Add soup, mushrooms and parsley. Mix well to combine. Cover and bake for 3 hours or until meat and vegetables are tender. 3. Place baking dish on a wire rack and let set for 5 minutes. Divide into 4 servings. calories, 5g fat, 22g protein, 32g carb., 594mg sodium, 4g fiber; (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. Comfort Foods Made FAST AND HEALTHY!By Healthy Exchanges _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY CASE NO.: 252014CP000069 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF JUNE BENTON CHANCEY, also known as JUNE B. CHANCEY, deceased. ______________________________/ NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JUNE B. CHANCEY, also known as JUNE B. CHANCEY, deceased, whose date of death was August 23, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Hardee County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Post Office Drawer 1749, Wauchula, FL 33873-1749. The name and address of the Personal Repre-sentative and the Personal Repre-sentative's Attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the dece dent and persons having claims or demands against the decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOR EVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is September 18, 2014. Personal Representative: LAURA LEE JOHNSON 2014 Popash Road Wauchula, FL 33873 Attorney for Personal Representative: John W. H. Burton, of JOHN W. H. BURTON, P. A. Post Office Drawer 1729 Wauchula, FL 33873-1729 Telephone No.: (863) 773-3241 Fax No.: (866) 591-1658 Email: Florida Bar Number: 06501379:18,25c _______________________________ _______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.: 252014CP00067 IN RE: ESTATE OF RICARDO CASTILLO, deceased. ______________________________/ NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RICARDO CASTILLO, deceased, whose date of death March 16, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Hardee County, Florida, Probate Division, the ad dress of which is P.O. Drawer 1749, Wauchula, FL 33873. The names and addresses of the personal representatives and the per sonal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the dece dent and other persons having claims or demands against the decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this notice is September 18, 2014. Personal Representative: IRMA ALVARADO-LUGO 4520 Maple Avenue Bowling Green, Florida 33834 Attorney for Personal Representative: ROBERTA J. CREIGHTON Florida Bar Number: 0930474 Putnam, Creighton & Airth, P.A. Post Office Box 3545 Lakeland, Florida 33802-3545 Telephone: (863) 682-1178 Fax: (863) 683-3700 E-Mail: Secondary E-Mail: rjcservice@putnampa.com9:18,25c_______________________________ _______________________________ 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_______________________________ HARDEE COUNTY KIDS NEED HARDEE COUNTY HELP!Ease a dependent childs way through the court system. Volunteer to be a Guardian Ad Litem.773-2505(If office unattended, please leave message.)