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W EATHER DATE HIGH LOW RAIN 06/0589740.0006/0689730.0006/0791690.7706/0889690.0606/0992680.0006/1091690.01 06/1190690.45 Rainfall to 06/11/2018 20.81 Same period last year 10.29 Ten Year Average 49.17 Source: Univ. of Fla. Ona Research Center I NDEX Classifieds...........B12 Courthouse Report...A13Crime Blotter..........B7Entertainment........B10 Hardee Living.........A6Information Roundup..A6Obituaries...........A12Puzzles...............B2Save The Date.........A2Solunar Forecast......B13 HCSO Raid Brings Down 6 Suspects Election Qualifying Period Opens Next Week PrincipalNamedFor BGE Is TrackInjuringRunners? DOWN TIME COURTESY PHOTO With school out for the summer, kids are looking for fun things to do with their friends. Several churches inHardee County are hosting Vacation Bible School programs, where community children can come for games,activities, learning and more. Pictured above are some pre-kindergartners spending time outside with theirleaders at First Baptist Church of Wauchula’s VBS. See A-3 for information on upcoming programs. Carroll Justiss Luna Murphy Perez Shoffner By TOM STAIKOf The Herald-Advocate Bowling Green Elementary School has a new chief. Stuart Durastanti was con firmed Tuesday morning as thenew principal of the school bythe Hardee County SchoolBoard. “I appreciate this opportu nity,” Durastanti said followinghis appointment. Durastanti replaces longtime principal Kathy Clark, who re tired at the end of the currentacademic year. The Durastanti name is not new at Bowling Green Elemen tary. David Durastanti, father of Stuart, was a longtime princi pal at the school. “It’s a family tradition,” Schools Superintendent BobShayman quipped. The assistant principal posi tion left vacant by Durastanti’spromotion will be eliminated.See PRINCIPALA2 By TOM STAIK Of The Herald-Advocate Safety concerns following an injury-plagued track season have prompted a call for im provements to the running sur face at Wildcat Stadium. Earnest Graham, a youth track coach and school volun teer, appeared before theHardee County School Boardon Tuesday morning to ask for changes to the track’s surface. “I want to bring to the board a question on the decision onthe track to not rubberize itwhen we had it done,” Grahamsaid. “Last year we had 104athletes on the track, and 72percent of them were ailingwith injury before the team ever started.” The problem, according to Graham, is that the track’s as phalt surface provides littlegive or support to runners. Theinjuries involved “mostlysprains” caused by repetitive impact on the unforgiving sur face, he added. “This year, we had less time on the track because of the in juries,” Graham, who is the fa ther of 2018 FHSAA Class 2Ashot-put state champion Alexis Benjamin-Graham, said. Hardee Senior High School’s track complex is lagging be hind improvements at nearby schools, which included the in stallation of rubberized running See TRACK A2 By CYNTHIA KRAHL Of The Herald-Advocate The official qualifying pe riod for those seeking to run fora local elected office is nextweek. Up for grabs are two seats on the Hardee County Board ofCounty Commissioners andthree slots on the HardeeCounty School Board. The week-long filing period opens this coming Monday atnoon and closes the followingFriday, June 22, at noon. Potential candidates must re port to the Supervisor of Elec tions Office at 311 N. SixthAve. in Wauchula, inside theCurtis Ezelle Government Complex, to complete the nec essary paperwork. Elected offices open to polit ical hopefuls are County Com mission District 2, CountyCommission District 4, SchoolBoard District 1, School BoardDistrict 4 and School BoardDistrict 5. County commissioners are paid $32,545 a year, andSchool Board members receive$27,656 annually. The time period for the sub mission of voter petitions inorder to get one’s name placedon the ballot already haspassed. Any new candidateswho surface will have to paythe qualifying fee for the posi tion sought. For county commissioner, that fee is $1,302. For a SchoolBoard member, the fee is$1,106. Traditionally in Hardee County, potential candidatesuse the petition method toavoid the hefty filing fees. Thepetitions require only 118 veri fied voter signatures here. But on at least two occa sions, a last-minute candidatehas forked over the cash andentered the election fray. As it stands now, only one of the openings named above hasgenerated a race, meaningmore than one person is seek ing the post. But that couldchange come next week’s qual ifying period. County Commission District 2’s seat is currently held by SueBirge. She is being challengedby Noey Flores and RalphArce. Voters will get to choosetheir commissioner. County Commission District 4 incumbent Russell Melendy,however, is unopposed to dateand will automatically gain an other four years if no one filesnext week to run against him. School Board District 1 in cumbent Paul Samuels has noopponents. School Board District 4 in cumbent Garry McWhorteralso has no challengers. And School Board District 5 incumbent Thomas Trevino isnot seeking another term. The only named candidate to date is Mark Gilliard, who will auto matically take the slot without the need for voter approval. If no new candidates opt to pay the fee and join the race next week, Hardee County vot ers will decide only the CountyCommission District 2 and county judge races. Candidates for judicial office have an earlier qualifying pe riod than the county offices, so that ballot already is set. Vying for the seat on the bench being vacated by retiringCounty Judge Jeff McKibbenare Ken Evers, David Horton and James Pyle. Whoever wins will sit on the county bench for six years.See QUALIFYING A4 By CYNTHIA KRAHLOf The Herald-Advocate A young teen suspect’s weeks-long crime spree has ledto the arrests of his mother andfour other adults on drug andother charges. The boy, who recently turned 13 years old, admitted to break ing into and stealing from morethan a half-dozen houses, tak ing his loot back to his ownhome, authorities said. And that home, at 787 Lake Branch Road in BowlingGreen, was raided by the Crim inal Investigation Division andDrug Task Force of the HardeeCounty Sheriff’s Office atabout 8 a.m. last Friday. Sheriff’s Office spokesman Capt. Eddie Davis said thesearch warrant executed thatmorning resulted in the recov ery of some stolen items butalso the discovery of illegalnarcotics and the equipmentused in their ingestion. Arrested on seven counts of burglary, three counts grandtheft, one count theft of afirearm, four counts petit theftand one count criminal mis chief is teenager Marcos Car roll, Davis said. Jailed following the raid was his mother, Telena Jane Mur phy, 44, of 787 Lake BranchRoad. She was charged withpossession of methampheta mine and possession of nar cotics equipment. Her bond was set at $1,500.Also residing in the resi dence was her boyfriend, Ar turo Perez, 36. He was bookedinto the Hardee County Jail oncharges of possession ofmethamphetamine and posses sion of narcotics equipment. His bond is $1,500 cash or surety as well. Three other adults living in the house also were arrested,Davis said. Gilbert Luna, 48, was charged with possession of am munition by a convicted felon. Bond for Luna is $5,000. John David Shoffner, 53, was taken into custody on pos session of methamphetamineand possession of narcoticsequipment charges. Bond is$1,500. Shauna Justiss, 35, was charged with violating her pro bation conditions on a previousconviction and also with pos session of methamphetamineand possession of narcoticsequipment. She was being heldwithout bond, jail recordsshowed. Davis said Det. David Drake led the probe into a series ofhome burglaries beginning onApril 27. The break-ins and thefts spanned the areas of LakeBranch Road, Manatee Streetand Captiva Avenue in Bowl ing Green and Keeton Road inWauchula, the captain said,with most of the burglaries oc curring on Lake Branch Road.See RAIDA2 H eraldA dvocate H ARDEE C OUNTY ’ S H OMETOWN C OVERAGE Thursday, June 14, 2018 THE 118th Year • No. 29 • 2 Sectionswww.TheHeraldAdvocate.com 70¢ Plus 5¢ Sales Tax 4-H ClubbersCollect Awards A8 Camper ConversionCould Be Yours A11

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A2 The Herald-Advocate, June 14, 2018 At The Herald-Advocate, we want accuracy to be a given, not just our goal. If you believe we have printedan error in fact, please call to report it. We will review theinformation, and if we find it needs correction or clarifi cation, we will do so here. To make a report, call Managing Editor Cynthia Krahl at 773-3255. Corrections The Herald-Advocate Hardee County’s Hometown Coverage will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in celebration of Independence Day Because of this, ALL deadlines will be earlier: Political Ads – Friday, June 29, 2 p.m. Classified Ads – Monday, July 2, noon Display Ads – Monday, July 2, noon Hardee Living – Wednesday, June 27, 5 p.m. Schools – Wednesday, June 27, 5 p.m. Sports – Wednesday, June 27, 5 p.m. General News – Friday, June 29, 5 p.m. The newspaper will be printed and available for sale the afternoon of Tuesday, July 3 6:14-28dh JUNE 16 –Rodeo/Reality Ranch/1942 SR 66, Zolfo Springs/6 pm 18 –Vacation Bible School Begins/First Christian Church/1121 Louisiana St., Wauchula/6 pm 19 –K-5 Summer Programs/HC Public Library/315 N. Sixth Ave., Wauchula/10 am 19 –Devotion & Lunch/ Hardee Help Center/713 E. Bay St., Wauchula/Noon 19 – Movie Time, “Wonder,”/HC Public Library/315 N. Sixth Ave., Wauchula/1 pm 20 –Stories @ the Depot/ Bowling Green Train Depot/201 E. Main St., Bowling Green/10 am 21 –Storytime, HC Public Library/315 N. Sixth Ave., Wauchula/10 am 21 – Movie Time, “Lady & The Tramp”/HC Public Library/315 N. Sixth Ave., Wauchula/1 pm 22 –Dog Days of Spring/ Bowling Green Childcare Center/9:30 am 22 –Class for Seniors/ “Identity Theft Prevention”/Hardee Help Center/10 am 22 –Cooking with Danni, “Veggie Sushi Rolls”/HC Public Library/2 pm 23 –Class of 2018 Cookout/Magnolia Manor Park/Noon 24 –Vacation Bible School Begins/First Baptist Church, Bowling Green/6 pm 25 –Craft Day, “Wind Chimes”/HC Public Library/2 pm 26 –K-5 Summer Programs/HC Public Library/10 am 26 – Movie Time “Jumanji”/HC Public Library/1 pm 27 –Stories @ the Depot/ Bowling Green Train Depot/10 am 27 –Music @ the Library, Dylan Johnson/HC Public Library/1 pm 28 –Storytime, HC Public Library/10 am 28 – Movie Time “Ferdinand”/HC Public Library/1 pm 28 –Sen. Denise Grimsley, Mobile Office Hours/Wauchula Train Depot/1:15 pm 29 –Cooking with Danni, “Mini Campfire S’mores”/HC Public Library/2 pm JULY 3 –K-5 Summer Programs/HC Public Library/10 am 3 – Movie Time, “Despicable Me 3”/HC Public Library/315 N. 6th Ave., Wauchula/1 pm 5 –Storytime, HC Public Library/315 N. 6th Ave., Wauchula/10 am 5 – Movie Time, “Secret Life of Pets”/HC Public Library/315 N. 6th Ave., Wauchula/1 pm Save The Date will keep resi dents informed of upcomingcommunity happenings. Tohave your non-profit meetingor event posted for free, e-mailfeatures@theheraldadvocate.com as far ahead as possible. SAVETHEDATE Herald-Advocate H ARDEE C OUNTY ’ S H OMETOWN C OVERAGE JOAN M. SEAMAN Sports Editor Emeritus TOM STAIK Sports Editor NOEY DeSANTIAGO Production Manager DARLENE WILLIAMS Assistant Production Manager DEADLINES: Hardee Living — Thursday 5 p.m. School News & Photos — Thursday 5 p.m. Sports — Thursday 5 p.m. (Weekend Events, Monday Noon) General News — Monday 5 p.m. Ads — Tuesday Noon SUBSCRIPTIONS: Hardee County — 6 months, $21 • 1 year, $39 • 2 years, $75 Florida — 6 months, $25 • 1 year, $46 • 2 years, $87 Out of State — 6 months, $29 • 1 year, $52 • 2 years, $100 Online — 1 month, $5 • 6 months, $19 • 1 year, $37 • 2 years, $70 LETTERS: The Herald-Advocate welcomes letters to the editor on matters of public interest. Letters should be brief, and must be written in good taste, signed and include a daytime phone number. MICHAEL R. KELLY Co-Publisher and Editor JAMES R. KELLY Co-Publisher CYNTHIA M. KRAHL Managing Editor THE 115 S. Seventh Ave. • P.O. Box 338 Wauchula, FL 33873 Phone: (863) 773-3255 • Fax: (863) 773-0657 Ads@TheHeraldAdvocate.com Publisher@TheHeraldAdvocate.com Sports@TheHeraldAdvocate.com Published weekly on Thursday at Wauchula, Florida, by the HeraldAdvocate Publishing Co. Inc. Periodical Postage paid at U.S. Post Office, Wauchula, FL 33873 and additional entry office (USPS 578-780). “Postmaster,” send address changes to: The Herald-Advocate, P.O. Box 338, Wauchula, FL 33873. Kelly’s Column By Jim Congratulations to the Florida State Seminoles women's softball team for winning the College World Series title. –––––– Congratulations to the Florida Gators men's baseball team for earning their fourth straight trip to the College World Series.UF is defending national champion and seeded No. 1 with theirexcellent pitching staff, good defense and timely hitting. –––––– Congratulations to Rafael Nadal for winning his 11th French Open tennis title. –––––– Congratulations to the Tampa Bay Rays for making a strong effort to reach the .500 mark. They struggle with low payroll andsmall attendance. Tropicana Dome in St. Petersburg is 75 min utes from Wauchula by car. –––––– Congratulations to the Golden State Warriors for winning their third National Basketball Title in four years. A very bal anced team with several all-stars. –––––– Jonathan Torres, regional director for U.S. Rep. Marco Rubio, will be in Wauchula Wednesday, June 20, from 1:30 to 5p.m. at Lambert Realty to assist you in federal government mat ters. He spoke to the Wauchula Kiwanis Club on Tuesday at JavaCafe. You can call ahead if you want to make an appointment. –––––– This Sunday is Father's Day. I was fortunate to have a great father ... and mother. Here are some comments about "Success" from "A Father's Book of Wisdom," compiled by H. Jackson Brown Jr., publishedin 1988 by Rutledge Hill Press Inc. "He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much." Bessie Anderson Stanley "Any failure will tell you success is nothing but luck." Dad"Failure is success if we learn from it." Malcolm S. Forbes"Success is best measured by how far you've come with the talents you've been given." Dad "The road to success is not doing one thing 100 percent bet ter, but doing 100 things one percent better." Dad "Behind every successful man stands a proud wife and sur prised mother-in-law.Brooks Hays "Success comes before work only in the dictionary." Anonymous "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." Norman MacEwan "The true measure of success is not what you have, but what you can do without." Dad PRINCIPAL Continued From A1 Instead, many of the admin istrative duties typically per formed by an assistantprincipal will be assumed by anewly created dean position. Deans – classified as “teach ers on assignment” and not ad ministrators – have asignificantly lower salary thanassistant principals. “They can essentially do all the work of an assistant princi pal without performing finalreviews of teachers,” said Shayman. Hilltop Elementary School, currently without an assistantprincipal, has also created anew dean position. The shift at the two schools is expected to save $39,700 ayear – roughly the equivalentof one full-time teacher posi tion. Ray Rivas has been tapped as dean at Bowling Green Ele mentary and Donna Parks atHilltop Elementary. RAID Continued From A1 Carroll, he said, admitted to the break-ins and to stealing arifle, liquor, bottles of cologne,cell phones, televisions, aradio, necklaces, charms, andcash. Further, the boy allegedly told Drake he took the items tohis home, often selling them toLuna for cash. Davis said officers searching the residence on Friday foundseveral pieces of jewelry, neck laces and four rounds of am munition in the bedroomoccupied by Luna. The bedroom inhabited by Shoffner and Justiss allegedlycontained several glass pipes with methamphetamine residueand two glass bongs with methresidue, according to Davis. The captain went on to al lege the bedroom occupied byMurphy and Perez held glasspipes with meth remains, asmall liquor bottle made into abong, a plastic straw with methresidue, and a metal tin and aplastic bag testing positive formeth. Evidence Technician Kim Pfeiffer seized all the suspectitems and submitted them intoevidence at the Sheriff’s Of fice, the captain said. Recovered stolen items were also seized. FWC MeetsJune 19-20In Sarasota The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commissionwill meet June 19-20 in Sara sota. Meetings will be held at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota, 1000Boulevard of the Arts, and areopen to the public. The session is scheduled to start at 8:30 a.m. The public will be provided opportunities to speak onagenda items each day. Thecommission will also providetime for public comment onsubjects not on the agenda atthe end of the first day, June19. For the full June 19-20 agenda and links to back ground reports, go toMyFWC.com/Commission and select “Commission Meet ings.” FILE PHOTO Renovations to the track at Wildcat Stadium were completed in 2016 and openedthe door to Hardee Senior High School to host track meets for the first time in years,but the track’s surface may be causing injuries to student-athletes. surfaces that provide bettersupport for runners and havebeen linked to reduced rates ofinjury. DeSoto County High School and Frostproof Middle/SeniorHigh School utilize rubberizedsurfaces. “Currently we are looking at doing a lot more with DeSotobecause they have just updatedtheir track,” Graham said. “Ireally hope you take a hardlook at rubberizing our track.” A rubberized track surface typically takes one of twoforms. The most costly is a full rub ber running surface that re places any asphalt. The more cost-effective al ternative – and the one utilizedat DeSoto – is purchasing arubberized overlay that tops anasphalt base. The Hardee County School Board last overhauled the complex three years ago, in aneffort that brought the lanes upto regulation. “We did look at the cost of what we have now and the fullblown rubber,” said PaulSamuels, board chairman. “Idon’t know if we looked at theoverlay.” Added Facilities Director Rob Krahl, “The rubberizedportion did not fit in thebudget.” However, the specialized foundation needed to supportrubberizing the track was laidduring that project, Krahladded. The improvements were part of a three-phase renovation ofWildcat Stadium fundedthrough a grant from Mosaic. The first phase was the in stallation of new visitorbleachers in 2013; the secondphase introduced a remodeledpress box in 2014; and the final phase began in 2015 andbrought the track into compli ance with standard event regu lations. “Can we look at the overlay that he is talking about?”queried board member GarryMcWhorter. “The overlay can be done,” Krahl said. The sports complex, like all of Wildcat Stadium, is onlyopen to school-related func tions and not the general pub lic. Graham, who received a plaque earlier in the meetingfor donating more than 300hours of service to HardeeHigh this year, implored theSchool Board to take quick ac tion. “Please, please, please, for the safety of our student-ath letes, let’s take a look at it,”Graham said. TRACK Continued From A1 Are You Concerned Your Child Is Going Down The Wrong Path? DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE PREVENTION HELPLINE 1-866-757-0634 • As adults, only the female sea turtles ever come ashore.

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June 14, 2018, The Herald-Advocate A3 A trophy has been presented to Hardee Sen ior High School for its efforts in encouragingand leading graduating seniors to avenues ofpost-secondary education. The Florida College Access Network pre sented the award to principal Dr. Michele Polkand school counselors Kim Davis and TeresaWhite in late May to recognize the school’simproved “Free Application for Federal Stu dent Aid” completion rates. HHS’s completion rate for the form jumped 15.8 percent over the 2017 number, making itthe largest increase among any district withfewer than 1,000 12th graders. Amy Bolick, a programs manager for FCAN, traveled to HHS to present the “2018Most Improved” trophy. Data shows that completion of the Free Ap plication for Federal Student Aid form is astrong predictor of Florida students going tocollege or pursing a credential, as otherwisesome students and/or their families would im mediately dismiss the idea of post-secondaryeducation as beyond their financial reach. Community partners such as South Florida State College and Drug Free Hardee con tributed to the rise in applications. Drug Free Hardee, for instance, supports the school’s effort to improve student successthrough “The Hub.” At The Hub, high-school students are en couraged to BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)or to use a provided one to participate in inter active sessions on career exploration, leader ship skills, college and/or career applications,financial aid, and on making an overall planfor success after high school. Learn more about Drug Free Hardee and various other Florida initiatives that help im prove graduation rate, college access and suc cess at floridacollegeaccessnetwork.com or by visiting Drug Free Hardee to see how you canget involved in helping students form their fu tures during Hub events. Contact Drug Free Hardee Director Maria Pearson at 767-0401. Drug Free Hardee is lo cated at 303 W. Main St., Suite 1, inWauchula. Local Support Helps Teens Succeed After High School COURTESY PHOTO Receiving a trophy recognizing their contribution to post-secondary successes fortheir students are Hardee Senior High School’s (from left) Teresa White, Kim Davisand Dr. Michele Polk with Amy Bolick, Florida College Access Network programmanager. B B O O W W L L I I N N G G G G R R E E E E N N S S M M A A L L L L E E N N G G I I N N E E S S E E R R V V I I C C E E , I I N N C C . • • B B O O W W L L I I N N G G G G R R E E E E N N S S M M A A L L L L E E N N G G I I N N E E S S E E R R V V I I C C E E , I I N N C C . B B O O W W L L I I N N G G G G R R E E E E N N S S M M A A L L L L E E N N G G I I N N E E S S E E R R V V I I C C E E , I I N N C C . • • B B O O W W L L I I N N G G G G R R E E E E N N S S M M A A L L L L E E N N G G I I N N E E S S E E R R V V I I C C E E , I I N N C C . BOWLING GREEN SMALL ENGINE SERVICE, INC. Don't Forget Dad! Father's Day Is Sunday! We have something for all your needs. We service lawn & garden equipment. CHAINSAWS • HEDGE CLIPPERS • GARDEN TOOLS LAWN MOWERS • TRIMMERSOPEN SATURDAYS Mon.-Fri. 8-5:30 • Sat. 8-12 (863) 375-4056 • (863) 375-4057 4702 U.S. Hwy 17 N. Bowling Green, Florida B B O O W W L L I I N N G G G G R R E E E E N N S S M M A A L L L L E E N N G G I I N N E E • • B B O O W W L L I I N N G G G G R R E E E E N N S S M M A A L L L L E E N N G G I I N N E E • • B B O O W W L L I I N N G G G G R R E E E E N N S S M M A A L L L L E E N N G G I I N N E E B B O O W W L L I I N N G G G G R R E E E E N N S S M M A A L L L L E E N N G G I I N N E E • • B B O O W W L L I I N N G G G G R R E E E E N N S S M M A A L L L L E E N N G G I I N N E E • • B B O O W W L L I I N N G G G G R R E E E E N N S S M M A A L L L L E E N N G G I I N N E E 6:14c P P o o l l i i t t i i c c a a l l D D e e a a d d l l i i n n e e f f o o r r J J u u l l y y 5 5 I I s s s s u u e e Friday • June 29 • 2 pm 6:14-28nc Summer break is in full swing, but there are lots ofkids excited about school –Vacation Bible School, that is. VBS is a church activity open to all children in thelisted age range. Many VBSprograms include music,games, crafts, and Biblestudy. Don’t worry if your church’s VBS is over. Thereare at least four churches inHardee County still gettingready for their VBS programs. AMPed! Next week, First Christian Church of Wauchula will behosting “AMPed! A VBS ex perience” for kids who havecompleted grades K-5. Dinnerand snack time will be in cluded. AMPed! is free and runs from 6 to 9 p.m., June 18-22.FCC is at 1121 Louisiana St.in Wauchula. Call 773-9243for more information aboutAMPed! Game On Looking for a VBS in Bowling Green? Mark yourcalendar for June 24-28. First Baptist Church of Bowling Green will host“Game On” from 6 to 9 p.m.,followed by a Family Nighton June 29 at 6 p.m. Game Onis free and is open for kidswho have completed gradesK-6. Snacks will be providedfor children who attend. The church is at 4531 U.S. 17 N. in Bowling Green. Formore information, contact781-5607. Big Dig If you want a daytime VBS, Bayside Community Churchhas a program for you. “Big Dig” will run from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on June 26-29. The cost is $125, whichincludes two snacks each day.Big Dig is for children whohave completed grades K-5. Bayside is located at 615 Rainey Blvd. in Wauchula.Call 226-9606 for more infor mation. Shipwrecked Oak Grove Baptist Church will host “Shipwrecked” theweek of July 15-20. This is afree VBS for kids in pre-K tofifth grade. Shipwrecked willrun from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oak Grove is at 4350 W. Main St. in Wauchula. To getmore information about Ship wrecked, call 735-0321. Vacation Bible Schools Offer Summer Fun For Kids COURTESY PHOTOS Kids learned song lyrics and hand motions during the “Game On” Vacation BibleSchool at First Baptist Church of Wauchula. “Game On” will also be the theme at First Baptist Church of Bowling Green’s upcoming VBS. Kids learned song lyrics and hand motions during the “Game On” Vacation BibleSchool at First Baptist Church of Wauchula. “Game On” will also be the theme at First Baptist Church of Bowling Green’s upcoming VBS. On This Day:• In 1957 42.0 cm rain falls on East St Louis, Illinois (state record) • In 2012 The world's first stem-cell assisted vein transplant is undertaken by Swedish doctors on a 10 year old girl• In 2015 "Jurassic World", 1st film to make $500 million worldwide in its opening weekend• In 2017 Bernie Sanders supporter opens fire at Republican politicians practising baseball near Washington D.C., injuring 4

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By TOM STAIKOf The Herald-AdvocateCounty commissioners are calling for a joint workshop with school officials to discuss future funding of Hardee Countys school resource of ficers. The Hardee County Board of County Com missioners at its meeting last Thursday largely balked at a proposal from the Hardee County School Board to fund the state mandate to place a law enforcement officer at every school through a cost-sharing partnership. It should be their responsibility, said Com missioner Rick Knight. It should be coming out of the school districts budget and not the county. I agree, added Commissioner Sue Birge. Services cost money, we know that, and with the countys expenditures going up and up and up, it is putting the county in a tough spot, said Chairman Russell Melendy. It feels weird to burden the county with it since it is their re quirement from the governor. The requirement stems from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act. The measure, signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott, requires school districts to have a law en forcement officer or other armed security force at each public school. The new law is the Florida Legislatures re sponse to the deadliest school shooting in the history of the Sunshine State, which killed 17 people 14 students and three staff members on Feb. 14 at Parklands Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Superintendent of Schools Bob Shayman said earlier this month the school district is budgeting to share the costs of armed officers in an ex tension of an existing agreement between school and county officials. That agreement calls for the school district to fund 40 percent of costs and the county to provide the remaining 60 percent of funding. Sheriff Arnold Lanier, who has already sent his proposed budget for the upcoming year, said he has budgeted to continue with the arrange ment. We are budgeting at the 60-40 split, Lanier said. Four school resources officers three deputies from the Hardee County Sheriffs Of fice and one officer from the Wauchula Police Department were assigned to local schools prior to the new law. An additional three deputies bringing the total SRO allotment to seven (one for each school) were transferred to school duty during spring break. Lanier estimates the annual cost, including equipment, to be an additional $300,000. Estimates released by Tallahassee project the district to receive $479,185 in Safe in Schools funding for the 2018-19 academic year as part of the appropriations package tied to the Mar jory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Act. It would be used for new school resource officers and school campus hardening needs and con struction. The projected allocation is sharply higher than the $131,725 in security funding received for the current 2017-18 school year. Outside of the city of Wauchula that funds Wauchula Elementary Schools SRO, municipal contributions to support staffing will likely re main minimal. The town of Zolfo Springs contracts with the sheriff for law enforcement protection and the city of Bowling Green and its police department are facing a lean financial outlook. They cant afford a SRO there, Lanier said. He is having a hard enough job keeping offi cers on the road. Approximately $50,000 of the Safe in Schools funding has been allocated by the school district for facility safety improvements. In some of the schools they are looking at partitions like was done in the Supervisor of Elections Office, and there is need for chain link fences, the sheriff said. Even with those done, how hard is that? It is as hard as you want it to be, it is as hard as the guy that contemplates doing these horrific things wants it to be. If they want in, they are going to. School officials were not represented at the Thursday meeting, leaving many financial questions unanswered. We need to have a little bit more informa tion, said Commissioner Mike Thompson. If we can sit down in the same room, with us and the School Board and the superintendent and staff, we might be able scratch something out ... We need some help with how these numbers work. Since the meeting, a tentative workshop has been scheduled for June 21 at 5 p.m. at the com mission chambers at the Hardee County Court house. I am going to fill the schools with seasoned officers, Lanier added. It is all for the teachers and students, and it is a Catch 22 whatever we choose to do.Joint Workshop Will Address SRO Funding A4 The Herald-Advocate, June 14, 2018 In the last forecast update of the season, Florida orange pro duction ended at 44.95 million boxes and Florida grapefruit at 3.880 million boxes, according to the U.S. Department of Agri culture. Tuesdays report marked the end of a season that began with Hurricane Irma. Florida growers reported 30 to 70 percent crop loss after the storms landfall on September 10, with the southwest region of the state receiving the most damage. The hurri cane uprooted trees and left many groves sitting in standing water for up to three weeks, potentially damaging the root sys tems and impacting future seasons growth. This brings a very difficult citrus season to a close, said Shannon Shepp, executive director of the Florida Department of Citrus. We look forward to a quiet, resilient season in the fall. In October, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Con sumer Services announced that Florida citrus sustained more than $760 million in damages due to Hurricane Irma. The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives passed federal disaster recovery relief as part of a larger spending bill in February. In April, the USDA announced it will begin implementing disaster payments of up to $2.36 billion in response to 2017 hurricanes and wildfires. Prior to Hurricane Irma, Florida was expected to produce about 75 million boxes of oranges this season, according to private estimates. About the Florida Department of Citrus The Florida Department of Citrus is an executive agency of Florida government charged with the marketing, research and regulation of the Florida citrus industry. Its activities are funded by a tax paid by growers on each box of citrus that moves through commercial channels. The industry employs 45,000 people, provides an annual economic impact of $8.6 billion to the state, and contributes hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenues that help support Floridas schools, roads and health care services. For more information about the Florida Depart ment of Citrus, please visit FloridaCitrus.org.USDA Releases Last Forecast Of Season For Florida Citrus We at The Herald-Advocate hope you enjoy a family filled day this Sunday. We wish you many more years, surrounded by your loved ones.Herald-AdvocateHardee Countys Hometown CoverageThe On This Day: In 1913 The South African Government pass the Immigration Act, which restricts the entry and free movement of Asians; it leads to widespread agitation and rioting by resident Indians, led by Gandhi In 1916 Democratic Convention convenes in St Louis; Woodrow Wilson campaigns on the slogan "he kept out of the war" In 1923 Recording of 1st country music hit (Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane) In 1938 Chlorophyll patented by Benjamin Grushkin In 1940 Auschwitz concentration camp opens in Nazi controlled Poland with Polish POWs (approx. 3 million would die within its walls) In 1942 Walt Disney's animated movie "Bambi", based on the book by Felix Salten, is released In 1946 Nat King Cole records "The Christmas Song" for the first time In 1954 President Eisenhower signs order adding words "under God" to the Pledge In 1990 Supreme Court rules police check for drunk drivers constitutional In 1993 Ruth Bader Ginsburg is nominated to the United States Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton In 2002 "The Bourne Identity" directed by Doug Liman and starring Matt Damon is released in the US C C e e l l e e b b r r a a t t i i n n g g I I n n J J u u n n e e : : Aquarium Month Candy Month Dairy Month Fight the Filthy Fly Month National Gardening Week Gay Pride Month National Accordion Awareness Month National Adopt a Cat Month Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month Rose Month Turkey Lovers Month National DJ Month African-American Music Appreciation National Camping Month National Country Cooking Month National Great Outdoors Month National Iced Tea Month National Papaya Month National Safety Month National Soul Food Month Florida has the third-largest population of wild birds in the U.S.By TOM STAIKOf The Herald-AdvocateThe qualifying period for two available seats on the Wauchula City Commission officially opens at noon Monday. Two seats are up for elec tion: District 2, currently held by Russell Graylin Smith; and District 4, currently held by Ken Lambert. The qualifying period will end Friday, June 22, at noon. Commissioners in Wauchula are elected to four-year terms. Compensation is $5,160 annually, according to City Clerk Holly Smith. Commissioners also receive coverage under the citys employee insurance plan, she said. Smith said interest in the race has been minimal. To my knowledge, nobody has stopped by to pick up a packet, Smith said this week. I made six copies and I still have six copies. The commission race will be decided Aug. 28 during the primary election. Residents interested in qual ifying for the race must appear in person at the office of the city clerk, 126 S. Seventh Ave., during the qualification period. Information packets are available from Smith in ad vance of the qualification period. For information call Smith at 773-3535.2 Seats Open In Wauchula QUALIFYING Continued From A1 Circuit Judge Marcus Ezelle also is retiring at the end of his current term, but that seat is filled from the three-county circuit of Hardee, Highlands and Polk counties. Whoever wins his slot may or may not be assigned to Hardee County. Circuit judges can be and are assigned anywhere within the three counties, and usually for 18 months at a time. As signments typically rotate. Ezelle, being a resident of Hardee County, however, was the lone exception. There are no current Hardee County residents running for circuit judge. Whoever serves will come from out of the county, and the assignment will change over time.

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N Ni ic ch ho ol la as s F F a am mi il ly y R R e es st ta au ur r a an nt t6 61 15 5 H Hw wy y. 1 17 7 N No or r t th h W W a au uc ch hu ul la a 7 77 73 3-2 23 33 33 3Reg. Hours: Sunday 7am8pm; Closed Monday; Tuesday Saturday 7am9pm 6:14c We will be closed Monday, June 25 Wednesday, July 11 for VacationReopening Thursday, July 12 for breakfast and lunch ONLY Dinner menu returns Friday, Sept. 7 Its the beginning of summer and a lot of people are going to be spending more time out doors in the sun. We all need some sun exposure its the top source of Vitamin D, which helps our bodies absorb calcium for stronger healthier bones. But, it doesnt take much time in the sun for most people to get the Vitamin D they need. Repeated unprotected exposure to the suns ultraviolet rays can cause skin damage, eye damage, immune system suppression and skin cancer. Even people in their 20s can develop skin cancer. Most kids get much of their lifetime sun exposure before age 18, so its important for parents to teach them how to enjoy fun in the sun safely. Taking the right precautions can greatly reduce your childs chances of developing skin cancer. Everyone knows the sun radiates light to the Earth, and part of that light consists of in visible UV rays. When these rays reach the skin, they cause tanning, burning and other skin damage. Sunlight contains three types of ultraviolet rays: UVA, UVB and UVC. UVA rays make up the ma jority of our sun exposure. UVA rays pass effortlessly through the ozone layer and cause skin aging and wrinkling and contribute to skin cancer, such as melanoma. Most UVB rays are ab sorbed by the ozone layer, but enough pass through to cause serious damage, such as sun burns, cataracts and skin can cer. Melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, is thought to be associated with severe UVB sunburns that occur before the age of 20. UVC rays are the most dangerous but, fortunately, these rays are blocked by the ozone layer and dont reach the Earth. Whats important is to pro tect your family from exposure to UVA and UVB, the rays that cause skin damage, by doing three things: 1.) Avoid the strongest rays of the day From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the sun is at its highest and strongest. If kids are in the sun during this time, be sure to apply and reapply protective sunscreen, even if they are just playing in the backyard. Even on cloudy, cool or overcast days, UV rays travel through the clouds and reflect off sand, water and concrete. Make sure your kids dont use tanning beds at any time. Both UVA and UVA/UVB tanning beds produce sunburn. And there is an increased risk of melanoma in people who have used tanning beds before the age of 35. 2.) Cover Up One of the best ways to protect your family from the sun is to cover up and shield skin from UV rays. Be sure that clothes will screen out harmful UV rays by placing your hand inside the gar ments and making sure you cant see it through them. Because infants have thinner skin and underdeveloped melanin, their skin burns more easily than that of older kids. The best protection for babies under 6 months of age is to be kept out of the sun whenever possible. Keep infants in the shade. Even older kids need to escape the sun. For all-day outdoor events, bring along a wide umbrella, a pop-up tent to play in, or other sun-protective gear. 3.) Be Sun-Safe Yourself Be a good role model by consistently using sunscreen of SPF 30 or greater, wearing sunglasses and limiting your time in the sun. Doing so not only reduces your risk of sun damage, it also teaches your kids good sun sense. Summertime Sun Safety By TOM STAIKOf The Herald-AdvocateThe cost to have a car towed following a wreck may soon be going up for the first time in 20 years. Sandra Harbarugh, of Cliffs Wrecker Service, called on the Hardee County Board of County Commissioners at its regular meeting last Thursday to consider updating the rate structure for nonconsensual towing services. As a towing service in Hardee County working non consensual tows for local and state law enforcement, you regulate our rates, Harbarugh said. Nothing has been done about that since 1999. The rates for nonconsensual tows those ordered by law enforcement following a wreck or an arrest vary county-to-county and are set by local ordinance. Wrecker firms are free to set their own rates for consensual tows those requested directly by the vehicle owner. The rate issue already has been on County Manager Lex Albrittons radar. We have again looked at the rates and the ordinances in surrounding counties. It is on my desk and we will be mov ing forward, Albritton said. Hargrove cautioned against comparing local rates to nearby areas due to require ments unique to Hardee County. We cant be compared to Polk, or Highlands, or Mana tee in any way, Harbarugh said. Nothing has been done in 20 years. I dont think it is too much to ask. The cost to tow an average car under the existing ordi nance is $100 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and $125 between 5 p.m. and 8 a.m. There is an additional $3 per mile tow charge and a $50 charge for wait time, if any, at a wreck scene and a $20 per day fee for storage. The proposed ordinance would increase costs to $160 any time of the day. There will be an additional $4 per mile tow charge and a $60 charge for wait time. The storage fee would be increased to $25 a day. Harbarugh also advocating placing a cap on the number of firms on the countys ap proved rotation list. As far as rotation, the Sher iffs Office maintains the rota tion list, but it is the board that considers the rates, Albritton said. The rotation list is approved by the Hardee County Sher iffs Office and kept in the consolidated dispatch center. Wrecker assignments are then rotated from one firm to the next as calls arise. A public hearing for the pro posed changes will be heard July 5.Towing Rates May See First Hike in 20 Years HAIRSALON773-5665116 Carlton St. Wauchula Hours: Tuesday Friday 9-6 Saturday 9-3 6:14c To Your Good Health By Keith Roach, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: My dental hygienist recommends rinsing your mouth with hy drogen peroxide to kill germs after flossing. Lately I have heard the using too much hydrogen peroxide can be harmful. What are your thoughts? T.W. ANSWER: Hydrogen per oxide is a powerful antiseptic that has some usefulness for household objects; however, I don't recommend it as an oral rinse. It is too toxic to tissues. In a 1993 study, even hydrogen peroxide solutions diluted to half and quarter strengths caused damage to mucous membranes and caused "over whelmingly negative subjec tive reactions." Thus they were not recommended for oral care. A regular mouthwash is a much better choice, and your dentist can prescribe a medicated mouthwash if needed. Incidentally, I don't recom mend hydrogen peroxide for cleaning cuts and abrasions, ei ther. It isn't effective at inhibit ing bacterial growth. I recommend careful cleaning with mild soap and water or saline and an antibiotic oint ment like Bacitracin. DEAR DR. ROACH: I have heard of yeast infec tions, but I don't know what causes them. How do they affect the body, and what can be done to get rid of them? C.R. ANSWER: Certain yeasts, but especially the Candida species, are found on our skin, mucus membranes and GI tract. They normally live in balance with the 100 trillion or so bacteria we carry around. However, yeast can cause disease that ranges from fairly mild, like thrush of the mouth or vagina, to life-threatening, like a blood-borne, widely dissemi nated invasive infection. Candida infection of mucus membranes is usually caused by changes in our bacteria, es pecially after the use of antibiotics. The antibiotics kill the bacteria they are supposed to (hopefully), but they also may kill the healthy bacteria that as sist us in digestion (leading to diarrhea or worse), and this allows the other bacteria and yeast to grow. Some people with genetic faults in their immune system are predisposed to chronic can dida infections. These are un common but can be severe, and may require treatment by spe cialists, such as infectious dis ease doctors and immunologists. The life-threatening yeast in fections generally happen in people with severe illness and with poor immune system function. DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been diagnosed with Fuchs' corneal dystrophy by an ophthalmologist, whom I saw for an eye exam recently. Would you please tell me more about this disease? Is there any treatment? What can I expect in the future? It is getting harder to read and do close work. N.O. ANSWER: Fuchs' dystro phy is a condition of older eyes, which happens when the cells in the innermost lining of the cornea (the translucent, col orless front part of the eye) de generate, causing, initially, deposits in the cornea and later swelling of the cornea. The dis ease has a complex genetic pat tern of inheritance, and tends to progress slowly. Treatments in clude soft contact lenses to "bandage" the cornea, and eye drops. Transplant surgery of the affected lining of the cornea (called Descemet's membrane), or the whole cornea, is the de finitive treatment. Dr. Roach regrets that he is un able to answer individual let ters, but will incorporate them in the column whenever possi ble. Readers may email ques tions to ToYourGoodHealth @med.cornell.edu. To view and order health pamphlets, visit www.rbmamall.com, or write to Good Health, 628 Virginia Drive, Orlando, FL 32803.(c) 2018 North America Synd., Inc. All Rights Reserved ABOUT...Letters To The EditorThe Herald-Advocate welcomes letters to the editor on matters of public in terest. Letters should be brief, and must be written in good taste and include the writers full name, address and daytime telephone number for verification. Letters must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday to be considered for that weeks edition. Submissions should be typed or legibly written. Send letters to: Letters to the Editor, The Herald-Ad vocate, P.O. Box 338, Wauchula, FL 33873. Fax to (863) 773-0657. June 14, 2018, The Herald-Advocate A5 By TOM STAIKOf The Herald-AdvocateThe cost to keep students and teachers cool is getting a little bit cheaper. The Hardee County School Board on Tuesday morning ap proved a five-year contract worth more than $1.17 million to Johnson Controls to oversee maintenance the school dis tricts air and heating systems. The action passed with a 40 vote. Member Thomas Trevino was absent. The new contact is expected to save the school system $21,550 annually and $107,750 over the course of the deal. Johnson Controls was the only contractor to bid on the contract. A second firm, Air Mechanical, met with district officials during a pre-bid meeting on April 16 but ultimately failed to bid. According to Education Facilities Director Rob Krahl, Johnson Controls bid opened May 7 was for $234,865 per year. The previous contract was for $255,500, according to Krahl. Krahl negotiated the con tract down to $234,000 per year an annual savings of $21,550. The contract is funded through special maintenance funds allocated from Floridas Public Education Capital Outlay program. PECO is funded from revenue from the gross receipts tax, a 2.5 percent tax on the sale of gas and electricity, and 2.52 percent tax on communication services. The funds have strict rules for how they can be spent, in this case for infrastructure maintenance. Johnson Controls has held the school contract for the past 25 years. Johnson has been good and done everything that we have asked them to do, Krahl said. There is no reason that I can think of not to let them con tinue.District Awards AC Contract For $1.17M Looking to sell, rent or hire? CLASSIFIEDS DEADLINE IS TUESDAY AT NOON

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–H ARDEE L IVING – Carlton Care Chiropractic C C h h i i r r o o p p r r a a c c t t i i c c • • L L a a s s e e r r • • M M u u s s c c u u l l a a r r T T h h e e r r a a p p y y • • D D i i g g i i t t a a l l X X R R a a y y 863-473-4732 I Can Help! Neck pain • Back pain • Headaches • hip pain • Sciatica / leg • Auto injuries Shoulder / arm / wrist pain • Muscle pain • Arthritis • Chronic or Acute pain Hours: Monday Friday • 8:30 am 6:00 pm • Saturday and earlier or later appointments always available by request. 105 South 9th Avenue • Wauchula, FL 33873 • www.CarltonCareChiropractic.com soc5:31c Dr. Maria Carlton, DC Medicare & Most Insurance Accepted COURTESY PHOTO Wauchula Lions Club President Sam Fite presented a certificate of appreciationand a Java gift certificate to Jana Thorpe on Thursday, June 7, at Java Cafe. Ms.Thorpe assisted the club by sewing on all the awards and patches from an old Lionsbanner to the new one. RECEIVES LIONS AWARD KeAnna Whisenhunt gradu ated from Texas A&M Univer sity-Corpus Christi withMagna Cum Laude honors in acommencement ceremonyheld on Saturday, May 12. She was conferred a degree in communications, with aminor in public relations. While maintaining a 3.77 GPA, Whisenhunt earned nu merous recognitions andawards during her collegeyears. Most recently, she received the Outstanding Scholar inMedia Studies and Outstand ing Public Relations Studentawards at the university’s 2018School of Arts, Communica tion & Media annual awardsceremony. She also has been inducted into Lamba Pi Eta, the Na tional Communication Associ ation Honor Society, andGolden Key International Ho nour Society. Whisenhunt has completed several internships, includingthe San Antonio AmbassadorProgram and the Dream Ca reers Internship Program inLos Angeles, Calif. Her experience as a former news intern spurred an interestin public relations, she noted. “I am fueled by passion for storytelling and helping peoplereach beyond their own poten tial to find their true callingand purpose,” Whisenhuntsaid. “In the years ahead, Ilook forward to using the skillsI have developed as a publicrelations student to help brandscultivate and tell their story.” Whisenhunt will be relocat ing this summer to Dallas,Texas, where she will begin acareer as a public relations co ordinator with an award-win ning public relations firm. Whisenhunt is the daughter of Kevin and JoAnne Whisen hunt of San Antonio, Texas,and the niece of Bessie andWillie E. Outley of Wauchula. KeAnna Whisenhunt Graduates With Honors From Texas A&M COURTESY PHOTO Whisenhunt 1. GEOGRAPHY: Which nation's tallest mountain iscalled Fan Si Pan? 2. ASTRONOMY: About how many miles across isJupiter's Great Red Spot? 3. HISTORY: When did apartheid become the officialpolicy of South Africa? 4. MYTHOLOGY: Who was the Greek goddess of theunderworld? 5. RELIGION: Sankara was an important theologian ofwhich religion? 6. GENERAL KNOWL EDGE: What is the name of the famous sculpture that sitsatop the U.S. Capitol Build ing? 7. INVENTIONS: In what century was the printingpress invented? 8. PRESIDENTS: What was the first name of HarryTruman's wife? ANSWERS 1. Vietnam2. 19,000 miles3. 19484. Persephone5. Hinduism6. "Armed Freedom"7. 15th century8. Bess (c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc. Trivia Test By Fifi Rodriguez Maranatha Baptist Church of Hardee County will be con ducting its NeighborhoodBible Time Youth Crusade forthe fifth consecutive year atthe end of this month. The popular youth event will be June 24-28, Sunday toThursday. It runs from 6:30 to9 p.m. each day. Young peopleentering grades 1 through 12are invited to participate. There will be two separate programs, Boosters for grades1-6 and Teens for grades 7-12.Each group will have age-ap propriate games and competi tions with awards and prizes, singing, and Bible and mysterystories. The Youth Crusadepromises “lots of food andfun.” Maranatha Baptist Church is located at 2465 OxendineRoad, which is off SteveRoberts Special roughly fourmiles east of Zolfo Springs. Registration begins at 6 nightly. There is no charge toenroll. Transportation will be pro vided for some areas via thechurch bus. Contact PastorCharlie Scott at (863) 832-7829 regarding transportationor further information. Maranatha Baptist Church To Host 5th Annual Youth Crusade Reality RanchHosts RodeoThis Saturday If you want some free enter tainment this Saturday, comeout to the Reality RanchRodeo. The rodeo, which begins at 6 p.m., will have many events,including calf roping, teamroping, barrel racing, youthbreakaway for girls and boys,ranch broncs, and open andjunior bull riding. Admission is free to specta tors. There will be concessions available at the event. Reality Ranch is at 1942 SR 66 in Zolfo Springs. A Hardee County seamstress has left her mark on the stage. Sharon Metzger, a seasoned professional with a needle athread, brought her talents tothe Highlands Little Theatreproduction of “Arsenic andOld Lace,” now playing in Se bring. The seamstress was tasked with outfitting the character ofMartha Brewster — played byKathy Helmer. Metzger’s intricate work for Martha’s opening costume fol lows traditional design for the Edwardian Era, including alace high collar, and utilizes adistinctive green color palette. Martha and her sister Abby Brewster — played bySuzanne Schilffarth — arecentral to the classic Americanplay written by Joseph Kesser ling. “Generations of theatergoers have laughed their heads offover the homicidal activities ofthe two sweet spinster ladies,Abby and Martha Brewster,who just happen to be insane,”said Patty Young, director of the production that openedJune 1. “This story is full of mishaps, mystery, and mur der,” Young said. “Arsenic and Old Lace” runs through Sunday. Perform ances are Friday and Saturdayat 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at2:30 p.m. Doors open an hourbefore showtime. Tickets are $10 for youth and range $20-$30 for adults. For tickets, call the HLT box office at (863) 382-2525 orvisit highlandslittletheatre.org Hardee Resident Helps Dress HLT’s ‘Arsenic & Old Lace’ COURTESY PHOTO Characters Martha and Abby Brewster offer a glass of wine to Mr. Gibbs in the Se bring production of “Arsenic and Old Lace.” Martha’s period costume was createdby a Hardee County seamstress. REALITY RANCH MINISTRIES Saturday June 16, 2018 Reality Ranch • Zolfo Springs Ranch BroncsCalf RopingYouth Breakaway (Girls)Team RopingYouth Breakaway (Boys)Barrel Racing JR Bull Riding (17 & under) Open Bull Riding (18 & over) Entry Fee • $ 75 Spectators FREE Admission Concessions on GroundsPerformance: 6 pmSlack: 10 am Saturday soc6:14c C C a a l l l l o o r r T T e e x x t t b b y y J J u u n n e e 1 1 1 1 8 8 6 6 3 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 0 0 9 9 2 2 2 2 F F o o r r m m o o r r e e i i n n f f o o r r m m a a t t i i o o n n C C a a l l l l R R a a n n d d y y a a t t ( ( 8 8 6 6 3 3 ) ) 7 7 8 8 1 1 1 1 5 5 7 7 8 8 1 1 9 9 8 8 0 0 S S t t a a t t e e R R o o a a d d 6 6 6 6 • • Z Z o o l l f f o o S S p p r r i i n n g g s s , F F l l o o r r i i d d a aRODEOOPEN RODEO Roundup Surplus Food Given To Needy U.S. Department of Agri culture surplus food will bedistributed to the needy inthe community this Satur day at New JerusalemChurch of God, 1514 Lin coln St., Wauchula. Food will be given out from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eligi bility forms will be availableon site. Anyone with ques tions should call (863) 781-0982. H H a a p p p p y y F F a a t t h h e e r r ’ ’ s s D D a a y y S S u u p p e e r r B B u u f f f f e e t t & & L L o o u u n n g g e e A A m m e e r r i i c c a a n n & & C C h h i i n n e e s s e e C C u u i i s s i i n n e e • Over 100 items on the Buffet • Karaoke • Two 100” Screen TV’s • Hibachi Grill • Happy Hour Drinks • Dine-in or Carry Out • Banquet Room seats up to 100. Open 7 Days a Week 11am 10pm806 South 6th Ave • Wauchula(South Bound Hwy. 17)773-3015 soc6:14c HARDEE COUNTY KIDS NEED HARDEE COUNTY HELP! Ease a dependent child’sway through the court sys tem. Volunteer to be aGuardian Ad Litem. 773-2505 (If office unattended, please leavemessage.) A6 The Herald-Advocate, June 14, 2018

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Fort Green NewsBy Rilla Cooper 773-6710 H ARDEE L IVING Join the Family in Celebrating 100 Years of Life for BJ Norris Saturday June 23, 2018 At the National Guard Armory in WauchulaBJ will be receiving friends and wishes from 10:00 am till 2:00 pm. Light refreshments and please, no presents. Please call 863-445-1077 for more information.soc6:7,14pGreetings from Fort Green! We received one and seven/eighths inches of rain last Friday in one hour. That was a downpour. But we have not received any rain compared to Highlands County. Last Friday morning I drove on State Road 66 to Sebring. The ditches were full all the way to U.S. 27 and Char lie Creek was way out of the banks. Amazing they have received so much rain and I felt like complaining about all we had received. Sherman has been driving the bus for Simple Faith Quartet while they went on a tour to North Florida, Louisiana and Texas. He said they had a grand time but will be home Tuesday and possibly Mon day; just depends on traffic and if they drive all night. After 20 years of marriage you get used to having someone in the house and have to get used to all over again being the only one in a big house! Our sincere sympathy is extended to the family of Joyce J. Conerly. She made her final journey last Tuesday, I believe. Her daughter, Lori Shumard, used to work at Gardinier Big River in the olden days when Sandy Hash, Herb Chapman and I were at the ranch and then on U.S. 17 after it became Maran Groves, where the School Board is now located. She was a good worker, a super person and a friend. Everyone will be pleased to learn Kenny Lambert is doing great. I saw him the other day and he looked like he had had more surgery but was sure up and en joying himself. This is a praise report. Mary Samuels is home now and going to Watson Clinic daily for radiation treat ments. Helen Albritton is out of the hospital and went to her brothers home to fully recover. Joyce Coker is still sick, as is Sam Rawls. Kitty Oden was under the weather and could not attend church this Sunday a.m. but did come Sunday night but looked like she still felt bad. James Williamson was sick with a migraine. Cindy Walker thanked the church for their prayers and advised she is on the road to complete recovery. Please re member these in prayer. A young couple, Ashley and Drew Keene, have bought the old Sonnier place on Ollie Roberts Road. Someone is giving them a housewarming on June 24 between 4 and 6. This is a Sunday, so when you leave their home you can come on to church. Our church begins at 6 on Sun day night. Ashley Keene said she was tired last Sunday morning as they spent Saturday at Sea World. They had received four free tickets because her husband, Drew, had been in the military. I think it is great that so many businesses will give various gifts to former and present military. We all need to be thankful for our military. Rocky and Angie Sonnier moved to Tennessee recently. We all miss them, but probably no one as bad as Connie and Danny Coker. Arden Rawls planted the leftover Mothers Day flowers at church and they certainly are growing and look so pretty. I planted some of the same kind but my thumb is not green, so you can imagine what they look like! The girls have been busy at church and we have new pretty flowers in the front of the church. They are so talented. Norma Alejandro celebrated her birth day on June 8. I can remember her spe cial date because my only girl cousin had the same birthday. Lee, Chrysta and Faye Chancey trav eled to Orlando on May 4 to see their daughter and granddaughter, Makayla Chancey, graduate from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in advertising/public relations. Her family is very proud. We have some beautiful cookbooks on sale at Fort Green. Of course there are good recipes inside the pretty cover. If you are interested, call any church member and you can be directed to the correct person. A friend of mine had her home pretty well messed up with Irma. She needs a bed, if anyone has one that is in good shape and is just looking for a home for it. Our church attendance is down but then it always gets lower in the summer. Hopefully, everyone will do their best to come while we are without a permanent pastor. Please pray for each other and pray for our nation. Its Vacation Bible School time. Summer Camp 2018 at Gateway Church of Bowling Green was June 11-13. Theme: The Great Adventure Lego. There was enjoyment of fun, food, games and a bounce house. Game ON! for kids K-6 is at First Baptist Church, 4531 U.S. 17 N., June 24-28, from 6 to 9 p.m. June 29 will be Family Night at 6. Gear up, get ready, game on! Jesus the Kingdom Builder VBS Place at Greater Macedonia PB Church, 607 Palmetto St., Bowling Green, June 25-29, 5-9 p.m. All wel come. Sunday School Convention was June 10-16 at Clearwater Union Foreign Christian Workers. Greater MPB Church Sun day School Convention is con vening in Tampa this week. Mother Betty Camp re ceived a certificate for the 20 years attending the annual Prayer Breakfast at St. John AME Church. She hasnt missed a program service. God bless you and family. City-Wide Mission of Bowling Green hosted its PreFathers Day Dinner on June 8 at Chester Grove MB Churchs dining hall. In attendance: Pas tor Scott, Steve Spinks, Christopher Baily, Kelvin Sheppard, James Williams, Andrew Hooks, Jack Brown, Dennis Robinson, George Ryals, NKosi Jones, Andre M. Baker, Alan McIvery, Ron nie Faison and Rayfield Ro driquez. Happy birthday wishes to Jacqueline Faulk on the 10th and Scott Sanders the 22nd, Altheria Smith on the 8th, Norma Davis on June 8th. Deepest sympathy to the Daniels Family in the passing of Viola Daniels, 69, a native of Wauchula but lived in Lake land. Viola entered her heav enly home on June7. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Louise Daniels. Memorial service will be at Ro barts Garden Chapel on Saturday, June 23, at 2 p.m. She was a housekeeper in Wauchula. Pray for the sick and shutin: Allane Brown, Chiquita Robinson whos in rehab, Bev erly McHenry after a stay in the Sebring hospital, Mrs. Cole recovering from a hip injury. Best wishes to David and Beth Radford on their 20th wedding anniversary last Wednesday. And 33rd wedding anniver sary wishes go to Bishop Wilfred and First Lady Renae Smith on Friday, June 8. Well wishes also to Charles and Jennifer Thomas on their anniversary. Skylar Benson celebrated her second birthday on Friday, June 8, with her family at great-grandmothers (me) en joying subs, drinks, chips, ice cream and birthday cake. In at tendance: Jocelyn, Robert, Charlie, Payton, Jordan and Jonathan Benson, and mother Jessica Whitted. Lively Lakeland District Church School Convention at Hurst Chapel AME Church, the Rev. Ronnie Clark, host pastor, runs through tomorrow (Friday) in Winter Haven. Happy Fathers Day to all dads on Sunday. Many blessings to all who have a birthday or an anniver sary in the month of June. Bowling Green Unity Church School will convene at Greater Macedonia PB Church on Sunday, June 24, at 9:30 a.m. 4-City NewsBy Henrietta Benson 448-6737 SAVE THE DATE!Join us as we celebrate Doc's 106 birthday Sunday July 29 2-4 pmWauchula United Methodist Church For more information call Margaret 863-735-0287 soc6:14p What were Hardee Countians thinking and talking about in the 1960s, or maybe the s? Each issue, we will revisit that corresponding week and year in a decade past, using old copies of The Florida Advo cate, the Hardee County Her ald or The Herald-Advocate. This week, the decade of The sJune 13, 1968 Busted Booze: More than half a dozen cases of alcoholic beverages were confiscated by Hardee County sheriffs deputies during a raid on Sunday. The raid resulted in the ar rests of 14 African-American men. Two of them were charged with selling alcohol in a county where its prohibited and the other 12 were charged with disorderly conduct. Pic tured with the confiscated al cohol are deputies Jim Scaggs and Carl Clark and auxiliary deputies Horace Graham and Garold Glending. Vexing Vehicles: A pair of Wauchula city ordinances has been adopted by the City Council after lengthy consid erations. The first will prohibit overnight parking of tractortrailers and semi-trucks on city alleys, streets and highways from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Offenders will be fined $100 or spend 90 days in jail, or both. The second ordinance will prohibit the accumulation of aban doned or junked cars in the city, whether on public roads or private property. Offenders will be fined no more than $500 or spend no more than 60 days in jail, or both. City Su perintendent George Burris recommended that letters be written to known offenders to allow time for removal of cars before legal action is taken. Licensed Liquor: Issuance of a beer license for the S&H Truck Terminal was the sub ject of discussion, later tabled by Wauchula Mayor Tommy Underwood. A local citizen and tavern owner expressed her opposition against the pos sibility, and a motion was made to deny the license but failed because it lacked a second. Instead, a unanimous vote was held, sending the license application to the mayor for tabling. Westward Ho! Western Auto of Wauchula is advertising its Red Tag Sale, offering good deals on air-conditioning units, freezers, refrigerators, ranges and tires. Other items include camping gear, gym sets, swim ming pools, bicycles and sand boxes. If customers save the coupon from the sales catalog and bring it to the store, they will get a free pair of glasses. Tires range from $33.98 to $38.98, ranges are from $159.88 to $269.88, and airconditioner units are from $218.88 to $299.88. Beat The Heat: Keep cool while the heats on. Florida Power Corp. is advertising flameless air-conditioning units to help you stay cool and fresh during the hot summer months. It will also keep your bank account fresh when you get the Equal Payment Plan, which levels out your electric bills. Also, if residential customers remove their flametype heaters and replace them with whole-house electric cooling and heating systems between April 1 and June 30, they will receive a $50 al lowance on the installation. Decades The Bible, the world's bestselling book, is also one of the world's most shoplifted books. Most are taken from hotel rooms.HARDEE COUNTY FOOD PANTRIES Alpha & Omega Freedom Ministries 113 N 7th Ave Wauchula, FL 33873 Tele: 863-773-5717 Requirements: Identification, Social Security card When: Wednesday ONLY | 10 am 12 noon Bowling Green Church of God 121 W. Broward Bowling Green, FL 33834 Tele: 863-375-2231 Requirements: Identification When: 3rd Saturday of the month | 8 am noon Cutting Edge Food Ministry 3059 Elm Street Zolfo Springs, FL 33890 Tele: 863-773-2484 Requirements: Identification When: Tuesday & Friday 10 am noon & 1 3 pm First United Methodist Church of Wauchula 207 N. 7th Ave Wauchula, FL 33873 Tele: 863-773-4267 Requirements: ID & Physical address (Light Bill, Lease etc.) When: 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month 1:00 3:00 pm (first come, first serve) Other Program: Bagged Lunch M, W, F 8 am 12 pm for pre-school age kids & adults. Wednesday Night Free Community Dinner: 5:30 6:30 pm Hardee Help Center 713 E. Bay Street, Wauchula, FL 33873 Tele: 863-773-0034 Requirements: Application with proof of hardship Programs: Emergency & Homelessness Assistance For more information, Contact the Hardee Help Center St. Michaels Catholic Church Food Pantry 408 Heard Bridge Rd, Wauchula, FL 33873 Tele: 863-773-4089 Requirements: Identification or Light Bill When: Every Saturday 6:00 8:00 amRev. 12/19/2017 1. Which group released "Brown Sugar"? 2. "Abigail Beecher" went to No. 16 on the charts in 1964. Who released it, and who was Abigail Beecher, according to the lyrics? 3. Who wrote and released "Kentucky Woman"? 4. Who was the first to record "A Little Bitty Tear"? 5. Name the song that contains this lyric: "The scales are sometimes unbalanced, And you bear the weight of all that has to be, I hope you see that you can lean on me." ANSWERS 1. The Rolling Stones, in 1971. The song actually was recorded in 1969, but the re lease was delayed due to legal snarls with the band's previous label. "Brown Sugar" ranks No. 5 on the list of Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time. 2. Freddy Cannon. Abigail Beecher was his history teacher. 3. Neil Diamond, in 1967. Deep Purple followed the next year with their own cover. 4. Burl Ives, in 1961. 5. "Giving You the Best That I Got," by Anita Baker, in 1988. The song came out in time to qualify for nominations at the 1989 Grammy Awards. The album, however, was de layed and had to wait until 1990. Baker won the Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for the album.(c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.Flash BackBy Chris Richcreek If YouSeeSomethingSaySomething Report Suspicious Activity1 (855) Fla Safe 1(855)3527233 Dont Be Left Out!HARDEE LIVING DEADLINE IS THURSDAY AT 5 PM June 14, 2018, The Herald-Advocate A7

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4-H Hosts Annual Recognition Banquet 4-HÂ’s 2018 graduating seniors were (from left) Jess Scarbrough, Elizabeth Weeks,Joley Pleger, Brian McQuaig and Kaylee Barberee. Not pictured: Gracie Albrittonand Madison McCoy. Receiving the Achievement Award were (from left) Christian Avalos, Hunter Sellersand Payton Lambert. COURTESY PHOTOS The new 2018-19 County Council officers are (from left) Christopher Castaldi, chap lain; Abigail Erekson, secretary; Mackenzie Burch, president; Savannah Sperry, vicepresident; Courtney Vickers, treasurer; and Rebekah Erekson, reporter. 4-HÂ’ers who earned the Best of the Best award for their completed record booksreceived a pin and a blue ribbon. Winners were: Drew Beattie, Austin Chapman andWyatt Haney, beef breeding; Wyatt Beattie, Lahna Christian and Laryn Christian, cit rus; Gavyn VanSickle, freshwater fishing; Micah Lambert, Payton Lambert, HaileyBryant and Emma Jane Johnson, swine; and Noah Deese, Chelsea Deese and Jay den Burch, poultry. This yearÂ’s Garden Project participants were (in random order) Coy Knight, ColtonKnight, Cody Knight, Kortni Bryant, Kaelea Bryant, Christopher Castaldi, AustinBarker, Aiden Ussery, Sadie Shoffner, Quentin VanSickle, Charlee Pace, MorganDickey, Khale Dickey, Braddock Dickey and Christian Avalos. The Leadership Award went to (from left) Wyatt Haney, Courtney Vickers and GavynVanSickle. 4-HÂ’ers who earned the Club Spirit Award were (in random order) Alexis Crews, Brie Grice, Holden VanSickle,Payton May, Cohen Trott, Khale Dickey, Christopher Castaldi, Ab igail Eures, Emma Eures, Kylie Shenefield, Joley Pleger, Raelee Deemer, Isabella Miranda, Elizabeth Arista, Favian Zamora, Alex McQuaig, Braxton Holt,Brianna Smith and Josslyn Richardson. This yearÂ’s Foundation Scholarship recipients were(from left) Joley Pleger and Elizabeth Weeks. Club members who participated in County Events in April will be visiting Legolandon a trip sponsored by the Cloverleaf Foundation. This yearÂ’s Making the Best Better recipients (in random order) were Jess Scar brough, Christopher Castaldi, Cody Pope, Brianna Franks, Jacob Brandeberry,Emma Eures, Madisyn Hines, Chelsea Deese, Warren Cornell, Tegan VanSickle, Jor dan Miller, Will Cornell and Cody Lopez. A8 The Herald-Advocate, June 14, 2018

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Charlotte Hogenauerearned the Volunteer ofthe Year Award. This year’s club leaders who gave tirelessly of their time and guidance received candy jars in a show of appreciation. The Citizenship Award was presented to Lydia Harris(left), Joley Pleger (right) and Lane Warren (not pic tured). Mary Alderman was pre sented with the Meritori ous Service Award. Former 4-H member Anna Erekson presented the newCounty Council president. Ace Hardware received the Friend of 4-H title. Hardee County 4-H Club members attended an Americana-themed banquet on Thursday, May 10. The annualevent includes an awards ceremony. 6:14c O PEN 24 H OURS 526 N. 6th Ave (Across from Nicholas Restaurant) 112 W. Palmetto Open: 7 days (Yellow bldg. behind old carwash) NEW MACHINES • CLEAN • A/C 2 LOCATIONS www.supermattlaundries.com 24 hr. Customer Service 877-394-0173 2:8tfc You Are Not Alone Someone Will Listen SUICIDE HOTLINE 1 (800) 627 5906 June 14, 2018, The Herald-Advocate A9

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STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE PERMITThe Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of its intent to issue a permit revision (FL0040177; PA File No. FL0040177-032-IW1S/RA) for Mosaic Fertilizer L.L.C. (Mosaic), [mailing address: 13830 Circa Crossing, Lithia, Florida 33547-3953] South Pasture Mine. Mosaic applied on November 17, 2017, to the Department for a substantial revision to its existing permit [FL0040177] to construct three (3) additional outfalls at its South Pasture Mine (Facility). Construction of the additional outfalls, designated as D-006, D-007 and D-008, will reroute and distribute the existing discharge from existing Outfalls D-004 and D-005 through all five outfalls, thereby effectively maintaining the same discharge from the mine site as prior to the permit revision. This revision incorporates the results of a Level II, Water Quality Based Effluent Limitation study (WQBEL) in the permit, which are effective upon final issuance of the revised permit. The WQBEL plan of study was previously approved by the Department on September 14, 2015. The results of the WQBEL study was submitted in a final report on October 18, 2017. Additional clarifying information regarding the report was submitted by the permittee subsequently, with the last additional information being received on Feb ruary 15, 2018. The facility is located at 2220 Mine View Road, Bowling Green, Hardee County Florida 33834 and geographically at: Latitude 27 35' 9.5" N Longitude 81 56' 27.5" W. The intent to issue and application file are available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Department's Division of Water Resource Management, Phosphate Management Program, 13051 N Telecom Parkway, Suite 101, Temple Terrace, Florida 336370926, at phone number (813) 470-5913. The Department will issue the permit with the attached conditions unless a timely petition for an administrative hear ing is filed under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, within fourteen days of receipt of notice. The pro cedures for petitioning for a hearing are set forth below. A person whose substantial interests are affected by the Department's proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. The petition must contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received by the Clerk) in the Office of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000. Under Rule 62-110.106(4), Florida Administrative Code, a person may request an extension of the time for filing a petition for an administrative hearing. The request must be filed (received by the Clerk) in the Office of General Counsel before the end of the time period for filing a petition for an administrative hearing. Petitions filed by any persons other than those entitled to written notice under Section 120.60(3), Florida Statutes, must be filed within fourteen days of publication of the notice or within fourteen days of receipt of the written notice, whichever occurs first. Section 120.60(3), Florida Statutes, however, also allows that any person who has asked the Department in writing for notice of agency action may file a petition within fourteen days of receipt of such notice, regardless of the date of publication. The petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above at the time of filing. The failure of any person to file a petition or request for an extension of time within fourteen days of receipt of notice shall constitute a waiver of that person's right to request an administrative determination (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the discretion of the presiding officer upon the filing of a motion in compliance with Rule 28-106.205, Florida Administrative Code. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Department's action is based must contain the following information, as indicated in Rule 28-106.201, Florida Administrative Code: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agency's file or identification number, if known; (b) The name, address, any e-mail address, any facsimile number, and telephone number of the petitioner, if the petitioner is not represented by an attorney or a qualified representative; the name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner's representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioner's substantial interests will be affected by the determination; (c) A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the Department's decision; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the specific facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the Department's proposed action; (f) A statement of the specific rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modification of the Department's proposed action, including an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the specific rules or statutes; and (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action petitioner wishes the Department to take with respect to the Department's proposed action. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Department's final action may be different from the position taken by it in this notice. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the Department have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. In addition to requesting an administrative hearing, any petitioner may elect to pursue mediation. The election may be accomplished by filing with the Department a mediation agreement with all parties to the proceeding (i.e., the applicant, the Department, and any person who has filed a timely and sufficient petition for a hearing). The agreement must contain all the information required by Rule 28-106.404, Florida Administrative Code. The agreement must be received by the Clerk in the Office of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, within ten days after the deadline for filing a petition, as set forth above. Choosing mediation will not adversely affect the right to a hearing if mediation does not result in a settlement. As provided in Section 120.573, Florida Statutes, the timely agreement of all parties to mediate will toll the time lim itations imposed by Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, for holding an administrative hearing and issuing a final order. Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, the mediation must be concluded within sixty days of the ex ecution of the agreement. If mediation results in settlement of the administrative dispute, the Department must enter a final order incorporating the agreement of the parties. Persons seeking to protect their substantial interests that would be affected by such a modified final decision must file their petitions within fourteen days of receipt of this notice, or they shall be deemed to have waived their right to a proceeding under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. If mediation terminates without settlement of the dispute, the Department shall notify all parties in writing that the administrative hearing processes under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, remain avail able for disposition of the dispute, and the notice will specify the deadlines that then will apply for challenging the agency action and electing remedies under those two statutes. cl6:14cGoogle Stupidity and you will be rewarded with videos of people taking chances with their lives. On a dare, people will hold a lit Roman Candle. For a thrill, people will hang off a cliff, using only one hand. To prove either their woman hood or their manhood, people will do stupid stunts, like chug a gallon of beer. Not all stupidity is recorded on video. Stupidity can be telling your wife she looks fat in that dress. Stupidity can be telling your boss he has no idea what he is talking about. Stupidity can be letting your 16-year-old son have the keys to your truck and not giving him a time to come home. Stu pidity can be taunting an alli gator who is immobile with a chunk of raw meat. Stupidity can also be a failure to act. More than once someone has told me, I was so stupid to let her go. My unspoken pastoral response is usually, Yep. You can be stu pid because you see only through your own bias. A man told me his Dad could have bought land at the beach for two dollars an acre in the 1930s, but turned down the deal because he didnt think it was good farm land. See the pattern? Stupidity rises from responding to some one elses agenda. Stupidity happens when you fail to consider outcomes. Stupidity is fed by passivity. Ultimately, people do stupid things be cause their decisions are cen tered on themselves. Courage, on the other hand, is less often the subject of videos. Courage is seldom funny; maybe thats why there are few videos of it. Courage always begins with a cause. It is less about proving yourself and more about submitting yourself. The solider who moves into the line of fire, the fireman who goes into the burning building, and the po liceman who moves toward the shooter are deciding to offer their lives for the protection of others. They all have a cause. True courage rises out of a value, a belief. A mother values her child, so she stays up without sleep to rock that child when he or she is sick. A teacher values the lives of her students, so she puts herself between them and the gunman. A pastor values the truth, so he preaches a message that may offend some people who need offending. To be courageous means if you lose, you know why youve lost and have decided it is worth it. You run for office, knowing you probably wont win but knowing you will get to speak your convictions. You turn down a business deal, knowing your company needs the money but knowing also the deal requires you to sacrifice your integrity on the altar of profit. Courage is not about winning; it is about being grounded. Courage is not the absence of fear; it is being controlled by something or someone greater than fear. You are afraid a conversation might lead to conflict; you push past the fear so you can speak a truth that needs to be known between you and another per son. You hate snakes; you re alize you are the only one in the house who can get the snake out of your childs room. Your love propels your courage past your fear. It is tempting to say the world needs courageous peo ple more than ever. Im not sure thats true. What I do know is courageous people are the ones who change the world, and our world needs changing. No wonder God says again and again, Be strong and be of good courage. To follow Jesus means you will trust Jesus more than you trust your fears. It is being controlled by the Spirit of God who will go before you and guide you. Speak up. Act. Live know ing that he who is in you is greater than he who in the world. You cant lose. Stupidity Versus Courage PUBLIC NOTICEThe BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERSwill hold a public hearing on July 05, 2018, at 8:35 a.m. or as soon thereafter in the County Commission Chambers, Room 102, Courthouse Annex, 412 West Orange Street, Wauchula, Florida 33873 to consider adoption of the following ordinance: ORDINANCE NO. 2018-06 An Ordinance of Hardee County, Florida, relating to quality of life concerning homelessness; providing definitions; providing that camping be prohibited with exceptions; providing for storage of personal property; providing enforcement and penalties; providing for sev erability; providing for an effective date. This is a Disabled-Accessible facility. Any disabled person needing to make special arrangements should con tact the County Commissioners Office at least two (2) working days prior to the public hearing. This Public Notice is published in compliance with Florida Statues 125.66(2)(a) and 286.0105. Copies of this ordinance are available for public inspec tion during regular office hours at 412 West Orange Street, Room 103, Wauchula, Florida 33873, telephone 863/773-9430. Interested parties may appear at the public hearing and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Commission, with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Russell A. Melendy, Chairperson 6:14cPUBLIC NOTICEThe BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERSwill hold a public hearing on July 05, 2018, at 8:45 a.m. or as soon thereafter in the County Commission Chambers, Room 102, Courthouse Annex, 412 West Orange Street, Wauchula, Florida 33873 to consider adoption of the following ordinance: ORDINANCE NO. 2018-07 An Ordinance of Hardee County, Florida, amending Or dinance No. 1999-03, Section 3: Maximum Price; providing for severability; providing for an effective date. This is a Disabled-Accessible facility. Any disabled person needing to make special arrangements should con tact the County Commissioners Office at least two (2) working days prior to the public hearing. This Public Notice is published in compliance with Florida Statues 125.66(2)(a) and 286.0105. Copies of this ordinance are available for public inspec tion during regular office hours at 412 West Orange Street, Room 103, Wauchula, Florida 33873, telephone 863/773-9430. Interested parties may appear at the public hearing and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Commission, with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Russell A. Melendy, Chairperson 6:14c It's summer time again which means the year is already half over. The calendar says the first day of summer begins on June 21, but to me summer began when the kids got out of school. Father's Day is coming up on June 17. Lore has it that Father's Day was the brainchild of two different women. The first was Grace Golden Clayton. It is likely that her sug gestion to honor fathers was inspired by a mining disaster that killed over 300 men and left 1,000 widows and children without husbands and fathers. A more recognized woman, Sonora Dodd, was credited as the creator of Father's Day. She and her five siblings were raised by a single father, therefore giving her incentive to start a petition to recognize the day as Father's Day. President Lyndon Johnson issued the first presidential proclamation in 1966 to mark the celebration of Father's Day, then in 1972 President Richard Nixon signed it into law. Father's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world but not always on the same date as we do in this country. June 17 is the 100th anniversary of Father's Day. I asked two of the great-grands about their Dad. The 5-yearold said she was going to Walmart and buy flowers for her Dad because she loves him. The 10-year-old said she was going to get a big brown teddy bear for her Dad. I asked her why a teddy bear, and she said because I love my Dad. Not all of our dads are here with us, but we can still celebrate Father's Day for those dads who are in heaven looking down on us. Happy Father's Day to all dads everywhere and know you are loved on your special day. Editors Note: Jonell Peavy lives in Avon Park and can be reached at 863-453-3589. Peavys PonderingsBy Jonell PeavySugar Possum of the late Truman Thomas 10 HOURS A MONTH!Thats all it takes to speak up for a child. Volunteer to be a Guardian Ad Litem.773-2505(If office unattended, please leave message.) Help End The AbuseCHILD ABUSE HOTLINE1-800-422-4453 A10 The Herald-Advocate, June 14, 2018

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Habitat for Humanity of Hardee County is selling tick ets for you to win a “Skoolie,”a small school bus that hasbeen converted to a weekendcamper. A bus was requested from the Hardee County SchoolBoard, which agreed to the do nation so that Habitat for Hu manity could convert it andsell tickets as a fundraiser toraise money to build a househere in Hardee County. Tickets are $20 each. Only 1,500 will be sold. Ticketsmay be purchased at The Her ald-Advocate or First NationalBank of Wauchula. When the Skoolie is fin ished, it will have a queen bed,a couch that converts to a twinbed, a complete kitchen, and atoilet. Plans could include a roof rack for extra storage or roofdeck for sleeping under thestars. The group also hopes toadd solar panels to the roof, sothat the Skoolie can be takenoff-grid if you wish to campoutside of parks or camp grounds. Sponsors to help offset ex penses of this bus-to-camperconversion are needed, as areany donations. Mail your do nation to 502 E. Main St.,Bowling Green, FL 33834. Ifyou wish to donate your timeto help with the project, call375-2160 during normal busi ness hours. A wish list of in-kind dona tions needed includes re-paint ing the bus white andfabricating and installing ametal roof rack and ladder.Habitat for Humanity can as sist in paying for materials, butneeds help in completing thosetwo tasks. So, if you have avehicle painting facility or area metal fabricator, call if youcan offer your services. Habitat for Humanity does not keep any of the money itraises – it is all donated backto this community by buildinghouses for deserving families. Find more information and photos of this project and oth ers at facebook.com/hardee habitat. You Could Win A Camper While Helping Local People COURTESY PHOTOS The Hardee County School Board donated this retired bus to Habitat for Humanity, which is converting it into a camper to raffle off. The funds raised will go toward building a home for a deserving Hardee County family. Rows of seats and elevated shelving were some of the first items to go in the con version. Framework goes up. There will be a queen bed, akitchen, and living area which includes a convertibletwin bed. Habitat for Humanity Hardee County volunteers are currently hard at work trans forming this small school bus into a fully outfitted camper. New flooring is ready to be installed. Preparations are made to lay a new subflooring. GATORHEATING& AIRCONDITIONINGREFRIGERATION& ICEMACHINES THINK GREEN • SAVEENERGY• SAVE MONEY 863-832-3399LOCALLYOWNEDSALEONALLNEWUNITS Call For Service Today • All Makes Call For Service Today • All Makes Goodman –A Member of Daikin Group Daikin Industries, Ltd. (DIL) is a Fortune 1000 company with more than 49,000 employees worldwide, making it the number one residential and commercial HVAC manufacturer in the world. Daikan is engaged primarily in the development, manufacture, sales and aftermarket support of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, refrigerants and other chemicals, as well as oil hydraulic products. Licensed & Insured CAC 1815095 6:14c Hot Enough For You? June 14, 2018, The Herald-Advocate A11 It pays to advertise in your Hometown Newspaper We are saving this space just for YOU! The Herald-Advocate Hardee County’s Hometown Coverage 115 S. 7th Ave. Telephone: 773-3255 www.TheHeraldAdvocate.com C C e e l l e e b b r r a a t t i i n n g g T T h h i i s s D D a a y y : : • Flag Day • Monkey Around Day • Army's Birthday • Family History Day • International Bath Day • National Bourbon Day • National Strawberry Shortcake Day • World Blood Donor Day • Pop Goes The Weasel Day

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Obituaries In Memory JOYCE A. CONERLY Joyce A. Conerly, 73, of Wauchula, passed away onTuesday, June 5, 2018 in Se bring. She was born on Nov. 14, 1944, in Wauchula, and wasa lifelong resident. Joyce wasemployed by the State ofFlorida for over 30 years,working with the Departmentof Children and Families.She enjoyed bowling andquilting, and loved spendingtime in the mountains. Joyce was proceeded in death by her parents, Chesterand Hazel Conerly. She is survived by her daughter, Lori Shumard(Ronny), of Sebring; one sis ter, Barbara Goza (Jim), ofAvon Park; one brother,Wayne Conerly (Dorothy), ofFrostproof; and two grand sons, Gary Shumard (Lau ren), of Jacksonville, andBriant Shumard, of Atlanta,Ga. Viewing was Friday, June 8. Services followed at theChapel of Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home inWauchula with Pastor MitchLandress of Northside Bap tist Church officiating. Burialwas at Wauchula Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at pongerkaysgrady.com Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home & Cremation Services Wauchula 6:14c of Plainsfield, New Jersey;four sisters, Lou EthelBlevins, of Wauchula, Ar lene Lamison, of Tampa,Coreen Daniels, ofWauchula, and LouissteenCummings, of Orlando; andsix grandchildren, ChemarBell, Rayven Daniels, Den pher Daniels, Quincy TerrellDaniels, Haley ElizabethDaniels, and Aliyah MarieDaniels. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, June 23, at2 p.m. at Robarts GardenChapel. Benjamin Danielswill give the eulogy. Fol lowing the service, therepast will be at the FirstMissionary Baptist ChurchAnnex, at 1347 MLK Blvd.,Wauchula.Expressions of comfortmay be made atrobartsfh.com. Robarts Family FUNERAL HOME WAUCHULA Provided as a courtesy of Robarts Family Funeral Home In Loving Memory V V I I O O L L A A D D A A N N I I E E L L S S Viola Daniels, 69, of Lakeland, died on Thursday,June 7, 2018. She was born in Wauchula, on April 18,1949, and had lived in Lake land since 1989. She wasemployed as a housekeeper.She was preceded in deathby eight brothers and onesister. Survivors include one son, Jamie Daniels (wifeWanda Sue), of PinellasPark; one daughter, LatashaDaniels, of Lakeland; twobrothers, Allen Daniels, ofNew Brunswick, New Jer sey, and Junior Lee Daniels, In Memory BETTY JEAN ELLIS Betty Jean Ellis, 95, of Hialeah, formally ofWauchula, passed awayThursday, June 7, 2018, inTallahassee. She was born March 5, 1923, in Miami, to the lateAlbert and Bessie (Storer)Linkenback. Betty Jean lived in Wauchula for many yearswith her family before re turning to the Miami areawhere she worked as aBookkeeper for the City ofMiami for many years. Shewas married to the late JohnEllis. Betty Jean is survived by one Sister, Alberta HeineWiedman; one Daughter,Johnnie Jean Whitmore (andher husband, Tascol PaulWhitmore); Grandson,Leonard Scott Seibert (andhis wife, Lori Wendy Seib ert), Granddaughter, WendyWhitmore Klaasen (and herhusband, Paul DanielKlaasen); Grandson, LukePaul Whitmore (and hiswife, Heather Grace Whit more); Granddaughter, April Joy Morales (and her hus band, Jerod Ellis Morales);Great-Grandchildren, JordanSeibert, Corey Seibert, Eli jah Morales, Asher Morales,Miles Morales, Jed Morales,Haley Whitmore, DrewWhitmore, Aubrey Whit more, Dax Klaasen, andAlex Klaasen; and Great-Great-Grandchildren, JordanJames Seibert, and MadisonSeibert. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. onSaturday, June 16, 2018, inthe Chapel at First BaptistChurch of Wauchula. Serv ices will follow at 10:00 a.m.with her grandson, PastorLuke Whitmore, officiating.Burial will follow atWauchula Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at pongerkaysgrady.com Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home & Cremation Services Wauchula In Memory JANET L. (ELLIS) SEIBERT Janet L. (Ellis) Seibert, age 74, of Lakeland, Florida,born June 15, 1943, inMiami, Fl., Dade County, toBetty Jean Ellis and JohnLester Ellis, passed away onApril 24, 2018, in Lakeland,Florida. Janet is survived by her son, Leonard Scott Seibert(and his wife Lori Lynn Seib ert); her sister, Johnnie JeanWhitmore; grandchildren,Jordan Scott Seibert andCorey Justin Seibert; great-grandchildren, JJ Seibert andMadison Seibert; aunt, BertieHeine; as well as manynieces and nephews wholoved her dearly. Janet will be laid to rest this weekend with hermother, Betty Jean Ellis. Online condolences may be made at pongerkaysgrady.com Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home & Cremation Services Wauchula In Loving Memory C C H H A A R R L L O O T T T T E E P P O O N N C C I I E E R R R R O O B B E E R R T T S S Charlotte PoncierRoberts, 66, of Wauchula,died Sunday, June 10, 2018,at Sebring. She was born in Wauchula on Nov. 25, 1951,and lived in Hardee Countymost of her life. She had been employed as a manager for EckherdDrugs and Scotty’s Hard ware. She was preceded in death by her parents, OzzieWesley Poncier and LunieMelissa Swails Poncier; anda brother, Jimmy Poncier. Survivors include her son, Jamie Wright of Wauchula;daughter, Yvette Scarbor ough of Columbus, Ga.;grandson, Jacob Scarbor ough; and nieces, JuliePoncier and Melanie Deuel. Visitation was Wednes day, June 13, 2018, from 2-3 p.m., at Robarts GardenChapel. Funeral service wasat 3 p.m. with Pastor HaroldHowze officiating. Burialwas in Wauchula Cemetery.Expressions of comfortmay be made atrobartsfh.com. Robarts Family FUNERAL HOME WAUCHULA Provided as a courtesy of Robarts Family Funeral Home In Loving Memory R R O O S S E E T T T T A A D D A A W W N N P P H H E E L L P P S S Rosetta Dawn Phelps, 42, of Wauchula, died at herhome on May 28, 2018. She was born in Bartow on April 4, 1976, and hadbeen a Hardee County resi dent most of her life. Shewas a Christian, a memberof Cowboy Up Ministries,and had worked as a regis tered nurse. She was preceded in death by her grandfather,Larry LeRoy Leggett, andgrandmothers, RosalieLeggett and Dorothy Phelps. Survivors include her par ents, Larry and Corina“Cory” Wingate, ofWauchula; brothers, JamesLee Wingate, and his sonSilas R. Wingate, of AvonPark, Larry Ancel Wingate,and Daulton WayneWingate, both of Wauchula;aunt, Dawn Davis of Ocoee;and cousin, Patricia Cho quette, of Bartow.Expressions of comfortmay be made atrobartsfh.com. Robarts Family FUNERAL HOME WAUCHULA Provided as a courtesy of Robarts Family Funeral Home Happy Father’s Day Remembering Edward Roy Ponger June 22, 1934 February 12, 2017 Ed loved life and lived it to the fullest. He enjoyed playing golf and coaching slowpitch softball. If you needed a lifeline for a quiz show, he knew every baseball team, the players and their stats, especially the Cincinnati Reds! When Ed moved to Arcadia, he enjoyed taking care of his “little ranch” which to him was a slice of heaven. Feeding the horses, bush hogging the pastures, fixing a fence and trimming a tree were surely labors of love. We salute fathers everywhere & wish them a very special day! Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Homes & Cremation Services 205 N. 9th Ave. Wauchula, Florida 33873 (863) 773-6400 www.PongerKaysGrady.com 6:14c ABOUT... Obituaries Obituaries are published free of charge by The Her ald-Advocate as a public service, but must be submit ted through a funeral home. A one-column photo of thedeceased may be added for $15. Obituaries contain the name, age, place of resi dence, date of death, occupation, memberships, im mediate survivors and funeral arrangements. The listof survivors may include the names of a spouse, par ents, siblings, children and chlildren’s spouses andgrandchildren, and the number of great-grandchildren.If there are no immediate survivors, consideration ofother relationships may be given. Funeral homes can submit obituaries to obits@the heraldadvocate.com. How Low Will Some People Go? Report Exploitation of the Elderly 1 (800) 96 Abuse 1 (800) 962 2873 1. Is the book of Machpelah in the Old or New Testamentor neither? 2. From 2 Samuel, who said, "How are the mightyfallen, and the weapons of warperished"? Saul, Simeon,David, Peter 3. Who said, "I have heard many such things; miserablecomforters are ye all." Sam son, Goliath, The Devil, Job 4. From the Beatitudes, who shall be called the sons ofGod? Hungry, Peacemakers,Merciful, Lonely 5. What Jewish lady be came queen of Persia? Abigail,Sarah, Esther, Ruth ANSWERS: 1) Neither; 2) David; 3) Job; 4) Peacemak ers; 5) EstherComments? More Trivia? Visitwww.TriviaGuy.com (c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc. Bible Trivia By Wilson Casey A12 The Herald-Advocate, June 14, 2018

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Courthouse ReportCOUNTY COURT The following marriage li censes were issued recently in the office of the county court: Scotty Lee Eures Jr., 19, Wauchula, and Savanah Lynn Atkinson, 18, Polk City. Jessica Lee Silva, 25, Port Charlotte, and Emily Cobb Starratt. 25. Wauchula. Leamon Edward Cameron, 32, Wilmore, Ky., and Janet Leann Morrow, 30, Nicholasville, Ky. Sergio Resendiz Quintanar, 26, Wauchula, and Maria Nicolasa Moreno Diaz, 38, Wauchula, Jimmie Wayne White Jr., Wauchula, and Brandilee Is abel Gomez, 26, Wauchula. The following small claims cases were disposed of recently in county court: Fernando Castillo vs. Yolanda Gonzalez, voluntary dismissal. Camilo Morillo vs. Shan non Shoffner, voluntary dis missal. Ally Financial Inc. vs. Victoria Garcia and Martin Gar cia-Guevera, voluntary dismissal. The following criminal traffic and misdemeanor cases were disposed of re cently in county court: Alfreda Renae Burks, as sault on a law officer, adjudi cation withheld, probation 12 months, 30 hours community service, $500 fines, costs and fees. Elizabeth Nicole Miller, petit theft, adjudication withheld, carrying a concealed weapon or electronic device and battery, 21 days in jail, $852 fines, costs and fees; petit theft, not prosecuted. Christopher Laquin Russell, openly carrying a weapon, transferred to pretrial diversion program, return July 25. Synthia Zermeno, petit theft, transferred to pretrial diversion program., return July 25. Johnny Benavides, resist ing/obstructing an officer without violence, adjudication withheld, $625 fines, costs and fees. Ricky Dale Richards, tres pass on property/structure/conveyance, transferred to pretrial diversion program, return July 25. Angelica Salas, possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia, transferred to pretrial diversion program, return July 25. Caitlan Corson, improper exhibition of a dangerous weapon, 49 days in jail with credit for time served, $575 fines, costs and fees; improper exhibition of a dangerous weapon, not prosecuted. Ciro Molina DeLaCruz, resisting arrest without force, ad judication withheld, and DUI, probation 12 months, license suspended one year, tag im pound 10 days, 50 hours community service, $1,178 fines, costs and fees; refusal to sign summons, not prosecuted. Gabriel Ornelas, trespass on property other than con veyance, adjudication with held, $450 fines, costs and fees. Billy Joe Wright, violation of probation (original charge DUI) probation revoked, 31 days in jail, $175 fees added to outstanding fines, costs and fees and placed on lien. CIRCUIT COURT The following civil actions were filed recently in the office of the circuit court: Anthony Snead and Shan non Snead, divorce. Lisa M. Corson and the state Department of Revenue (DOR) vs. Peter Andrew Slemmons III, petition to en force administrative child sup port order. Sherry Morris Holliman and Eugene Holliman Jr., di vorce. Nicole Marie Marie Castillo and Adrian Castillo, divorce. Stephanie Lashawn Thomas and DOR vs. Adrienne Al varado, petition for child support administrative order. The following decisions on civil cases pending in the cir cuit court were handed down recently by the circuit court judge: Carrie Elizabeth Fitts and Shawn Tyler Fitts, Tennessee divorce order registered. Joseph Henry Cobb and Sabrina Gatton, order. William R. England III and Andrea England vs. Jereme Bridges as personal represen tative, complaint dismissed. Wilmington Savings Fund as trustee vs. Paul Salinas, Leticia Palacios and others, judgment. Jennifer Bryan and Kenneth A. Bryan Jr., divorce. Kimberly I. Hall and DOR vs. Jose C. Martinez, order on child support contempt. Rebecca Rodriguez and DOR vs. Otis J. Faulk, order on child support contempt. Estela Villarreal and DOR vs. Christopher Smith, order on child support contempt. Wauchula State Bank vs. Estate of Virginia N. Belcher, judgment of mortgage foreclo sure. Gilberto Palacios Catalan and Maria Rosario Garcia Catalan, divorce. Jesse Adam Cuddeback and Erin Elizabeth Cuddeback, divorce. Vanderbils Mortgage & Finance Inc. vs. Carrie Helen Fine and others, judgment of mortgage foreclosure. MidFlorida Credit Union vs. Carl R. Daniel, Brenda Daniel and others, judgment of mortgage foreclosure. John Terrell vs. Hardee County and the Hardee County Industrial Development Au thority, petition denied. Amy Dubberly vs. Tower Hill Prime Insurance Co., voluntary dismissal. Maria Elvira Moralez and Eliud Moralez, dismissed for lack of progress. The following felony criminal cases were disposed of recently by the circuit judge. Defendants have been adju dicated guilty unless noted otherwise. When adjudication is withheld, it is pending successful completion of pro bation. Sentences are pur suant to an investigative report by and the recom mendation of the state pro bation office and also sentencing guidelines. Final discretion is left to the judge. Michel Nunez-Ramos, possession of counterfeit cards and fraudulent use of credit cards, petition for early termination of probation granted. Keith Darin Seay, violation of probation (original charge possession of methampheta mine0, probation revoked, 364 days in jail with credit for time served, $300 fees added to out standing fines, costs and fees and placed on lien. Robert James Johnston, two counts sale of methampheta mine within 1,000 feet of a park, sale of methampheta mine, possession of drug paraphernalia, grand theft auto, Florida State Prison three years, followed by drug of fender probation five years, license suspended one year, $1,370 fines, costs and fees; four counts possession of drug paraphernalia, three counts un lawful use of a two-way communication device, two counts possession of methampheta mine with intent to sell within 1,000 feet of a church or place of business, possession of oxycodone with intent to sell, pos session of alprazolam and possession of methampheta mine, not prosecuted. Kyler Blessitt, possession of drug paraphernalia, six months in jail with credit for time served, $1,320 fines, costs and fees placed on lien; possession of synthetic cannabinoids, cathinones, or synthetic phenethylamines, not prosecuted. Catlin Corson, violation of community controlhouse ar rest (original charge felony fleeing to elude a police offi cer), probation revoked, 364 days in jail, $400 fees added to outstanding fines, costs and fees and placed on lien. Charles Claude Crouse, violation of community control (original charge possession of methamphetamine), probation revoked, Florida State Prison 15 months, license suspended one year, $300 fees added to outstanding fines, costs and fees and placed on lien. Brandy Kay Ison, violation of community control (original charges possession of metham phetamine, grand theft, utter ing a forged check and criminal use of personal identification information), probation revoked, Florida State Prison 32 months, $400 fees added to outstanding fines, costs and fees and placed on lien. Joshua David Miller, pos session of methamphetamine and possession of drug para phernalia, not prosecuted. Amanda Jo Morris, viola tion of probation (original charge scheme to defraud), probation terminated unsuc cessfully. Austin Todd Nellis, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting/obstructing ar rest without violence, transferred to drug pretrial diversion program, return June 26. Mario Sanchez, possession of cannabis resin and posses sion of drug paraphernalia, transferred to drug pretrial diversion program, return June 26 Becky Ann Smith, violation of probation (original charge possession of methampheta mine), probation modified to include condition of 180 days in jail, $300 fees added to outstanding fines, costs and fees and placed on lien. Roland Lopez Arguijo, possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of a domestic violence injunction for protec tion, time served, $1,033.51 fines, costs and fees; posses sion of methamphetamine, not prosecuted. Tara Marie Lemacks, violation of probation (original charges sale of methampheta mine and possession of methamphetamine), probation revoked, Florida State Prison 14 months, consecutive to DeSoto County sentence, $100 fee added to outstanding fines, costs and fees and placed on lien. The following real estate transactions of $10,000 or more were filed recently in the office of the clerk of court: Michael G. Ford to Teresa and Joseph Hanusch, $25,000. Juventino Banda to South Fort Meade Land Management Inc., $50,000. Staton Inc. to Alberto Bel mares Rodriguez and Marisol C. Rodriguez, $25,000. John S. and Charity E. Kraybill to Nicolas Clemente Hernandez and Maria Jimenez Gomez, $75,000. Lakeview Loan Servicing to Manual Martinez Dimas and Sonia Gonzalez, $29,000. Lori Ann Champion to Ger lie White, $55,500. Judith A. Miller to Betty Lee and Li Ma, $62,500. Kenneth A. and Eileen M. Lambert to CapGrow Hold ings JV Sub IV, $595,000. Joey T. and Tracy Dix to Emily Hancock and Megan Randolph, $125,200. Teresa Alexandra Nichols to FBI Homes, $30,000. FINR Furniture to Robert C. and Robin E. Abbott, $150,000. Yeng Chen Yang to Zoo Kue, $20,100. Linda Neely Zarenhaven as personal representative to Frankie L. and Mary L. Johnson, $38,000. Michael E. and Kelsey G. Bonds to Joshua P. Pigg, $173,500. Jackie L. and Carolyn J. Melton to SRL Rentals Inc., $62,000. Duane V. and Esmeralda B. Gardner to Garett M. Graham, $115,000. Mary M. Garcia to Adrian and Maria Guadalupe Santoyo, $16,000. NoticesINVITATION TO BIDBOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CR-665 WIDENING AND RESURFACING Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Co. Commissioners, Hardee Co., hereinafter referred to as County, at: Hardee County Purchasing Dept. 205 Hanchey Road, Wauchula, FL33873 until 2:00 P.M. on Friday, July 13, 2018 at which time the bids will be opened and read aloud. Any BIDS received after the time specified will not be accepted. Bids shall be enclosed within a sealed envelope with the words "BID FOR CR-665 WIDENING AND RESUR FACING" and the Bidder's name to be clearly marked on the outside thereof. Bids received after said time will be returned unopened. Copies of the plans and specifications are on file and available for public inspection at the Hardee Co. Public Works office, 205 Hanchey Rd, Wauchula, FL, or may be obtained from the Engineer, Chastain-Skillman, Inc, 205 E. Orange St, Lakeland, FL, 33801-4611, upon pay ment of $150, which includes sales tax, for each set. This fee is non-refundable Set includes one printed copy and one CD containing PDF files. Contact Chelsea Worthington at 863-646-1402, to obtain plans and spec ifications. Plans and specifications will be available be ginning at 12:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 14, 2018. The general scope of work for this project includes drainage improvements, pavement milling, road base work, pavement widening and resurfacing for 13.8 miles of CR-665 in southwest Hardee Co. Contractors submitting bid proposals must be FDOT Pre-qualified and must obtain bid documents from the Engineer for bid to be considered. Contractors submitting bid proposals must submit proposals on all work items in the contract to be considered a responsive bidder. A MANDATORY Pre-Bid meeting will be held on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. local time in the Hardee Co. Public Works Conference Room, 205 Hanchey Road, Wauchula, FL 33873. The Bid Bond, Public Construction bond and specified insurance are required to be secured from or countersigned by an agency of the surety or insurance com pany, which agency shall have an established place of business in Florida and be duly licensed to conduct business therein. The County reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid; to reject any or all bids in whole or in part, with or without cause; to adjust the quantities for budgetary purposes and/or to accept the bid that is judged to be in the best interest of the County. Russell A. Melendy, Chairman 6:14c ______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO. 252018CA000109 NEW PENN FINANCIAL, LLC D/B/A SHELLPOINT MORTGAGE SERVICING, Plaintiff vs. YIN PING WANG, et al., Defendants _____________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF YIN PING WANG 36221 E LAKE RD PALM HARBOR, FL 34665 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF YIN PING WANG 316 MEMORIAL DR SEBRING, FL 33870 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF YIN PING WANG 4924 FELECITY WAY PALM HARBOR, FL 34685 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF YIN PING WANG 4927 FELECITY WAY PALM HARBOR, FL 34685 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF YIN PING WANG 349112 THOMASVILLE RD TALLAHASSEE, FL 32309 AND TO: All persons claiming an interest by, through, under, or against the aforesaid Defen dant(s). YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following de scribed property located in Hardee County, Florida: LOT 36 OF BLOCK A OF KNOLLWOOD SUBDIVI SION, A SUBDIVISION IN THE NW 1/4 OF SW 1/4 OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 25 EAST, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 32, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to this action, on Greenspoon Marder, LLP, Default Depart ment, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is Trade Centre South, Suite 700, 100 West Cy press Creek Road, Fort Laud erdale, FL 33309, and file the original with the Clerk within 30 days after the first publication of this notice in THE HERALD ADVOCATE, on or before July 6, 2018; otherwise a default and a judgment may be entered against you for the relief de manded in the Complaint. WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL OF SAID COURT on this 31st day of May. VICTORIA L. ROGERS As Clerk of said Court By: J. Wingo As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT In accordance with the Ameri cans with Disabilities Act, per sons needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in this proceeding should, no later than seven (7) days prior, con tact the Clerk of the Court's disability coordinator at Office of the Court Administrator, (863) 534-4686. If hearing or voice impaired, contact (TDD) (800)9558771 via Florida Relay System.6:7,14c __________________________________ The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) announces the fol lowing public meeting to which all interested persons are in vited: Notice of Cancellation of the Finance/Outreach and Plan ning Committee Meeting for inspector general audit re sponse. DATE/TIME: Monday, June 18, 2018; 2 p.m. For more information, you may contact: Lori.manuel@water matters.org; 1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352)796-7211, x 4606(Ad Order EXE0623) 6:14c______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 252018DR000225 Flora Gaspar Alonso, Petitioner, and Arnoldo Ruiz Martinez, Respondent, _____________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION Petition to determine paternity To: Arnoldo Ruiz Martinez, 224 Morales Rd., Wauchula FL 33873. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for paternity has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses if any to it on Flora Gaspar Alonso, whose address is 1594 Old Bradenton Rd., Wauchula, FL 33873 on or before July 31, 2018, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at Hardee Co. Clerk of Court P.O. Drawer 1749 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 Cir cuit Courts office. You may re view these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Designation of Current Mailing and E-Mail 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 dis closure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of plead ings. Dated: June 8, 2018 Victoria L. Rogers, Clerk of the Circuit Court By: J. Wingo Deputy Clerk6:14-7:5p __________________________________ ______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 25-2017-CA-000247 WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND SOCIETY, FSB, AS TRUSTEE OF STANWICH MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST A, Plaintiff, vs. PAUL SALINAS; LETICIA PALACIOS; THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II; and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above Defendant, Defendant(s). _____________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sale will be made pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment. Final Judgment was awarded on June 4, 2018 in Civil Case No. 25-2017-CA-000247, of the Cir cuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Hardee County, Florida, wherein, WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND SOCI ETY, FSB, AS TRUSTEE OF STANWICH MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST A is the Plaintiff, and PAUL SALINAS; LETICIA PALACIOS; THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE; UNKNOWN TENANT I N/K/A ISAIAH PALACIOS are Defendants. The Clerk of the Court, Victoria L. Rogers will sell to the highest bidder for cash outside Room 202 at 417 West Main Street, Wauchula, FL 33873 on June 27, 2018 at 11:00 AM the following described real property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 6 AND 7, BLOCK 37, OF THE ORIGINAL SUR VEY TO THE CITY OF BOWLING GREEN, FLORIDA, AS PER PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 21, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on June 5, 2018. VICTORIA L. ROGERS, Clerk of the Court Connie Coker Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT AMERICANS WITH DISABILI TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis tance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (863) 534-4686, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or imme diately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.6:14,21c______________________________ June 14, 2018, The Herald-Advocate A13

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Herald-AdvocateThursday, June 14, 2018 B THE By TOM STAIK Of The Herald-Advocate Hardee Swim Associations swam to a second place overallfinish at the Avon Park HighSchool pool on Saturdaymorning in a four-way meethosted by Avon Park ClubSwim. HardeeÂ’s swimmers took an even dozen first place finishesat the meet. Peyton Peterson took first in the 25 yard freestyle (boys 9-10) with a time of 17.02. Aryanna Burch took first in the 50 yard freestyle (girls 13-14) with a time of 32.93, wasfirst in the 50 yard backstroke(girls 13-14) with a time of41.23; and first in the 100 yardfreestyle (girls 13-14) with atime of 1:15.51. Jayden Burch took first in the 100 yard intermural (boys9-10) with a time of 1:45.00,first in the 25 yard butterfly(boys 9-10) with a time of21.86; and first in the 50 yardfreestyle (boys 9-10) with atime of 39.84. Josiah Burch took first in the 50 yard butterfly (boys 12 andunder) with a time of 53.20. Addi Duncan was first in the 25 yard backstroke (girls 9-10)with a time of 21.72. Rylan Smith was first in the 25 yard backstroke (boys 6 andunder) with a time of 39.39. Ciron Moreland was first in the 25 yard backstroke (boys9-10) with a time of 27.64. Andrew Reschke was first in the 50 yard backstroke (boys13-14) with a time of 34.21. Individual Results: Girls 7-8 25Y Freestyle: 4th, Madi Baker, 28.37; and 5th,Addison Landress, 35.48. Girls 9-10 25Y Freestyle: 5th, Khale Dickey, 16.91; and9th, Emma Tyson, 36.47. Boys 6&U 25Y Freestyle: 1st, Rylan Smith, 40.31. Boys 9-10 25Y Freestyle: 1st, Peyton Peterson, 17.02;2nd, Jayden Burch, 17.50; 4th,Jordan Miller, 19.77; 5th,Ciron Moreland, 21.89, 7th,Xavier Juarez, 31.92; and 9th,Levi Landress, 32.76. Girls 12&U 50Y Freestyle: 4th, Micayla Gillispie, 38.09;and Eva Palacios, 44.41. Girls 13-14 50Y Freestyle: 1st, Aryanna Burch, 32.93;5th, Macy Kingdon, 35.76;8th, Lana Krell, 42.82; and 9th,Justiss Maddison, 55.39. Boys 12&U 50Y Freestyle: 3rd, Josiah Burch, 36.31; 5th,Noah Landress, 43.43; and 6th,Braddock Dickey, 46.00. Boys 13-14 50Y Freestyle: 2nd, Andrew Reschke, 27.25;and 5th, Davis Roberts, 35.53. Girls 7-8 25Y Breaststroke: 3rd, Madi Baker, 45.39. Girls 9-10 25Y Breaststroke: 7th, Addi Duncan, 28.41. Boys 9-10 25Y Breast stroke: 2nd, Jordan Miller,24.59; 3rd, Peyton Peterson,24.83; and 5th, Levi Landress,45.19. Girls 12&U 50Y Breast stroke: 4th, Eva Palacios,55.43; and 6th, MicaylaGillispie, 1:01.02. Girls 13-14 50Y Breast stroke: 4th, Macy Kingdon,46.79; and 6th, Lana Krell,1:31.98. Boys 12&U 50Y Breast stroke: 2nd, Noah Landress,1:04.49. Boys 13-14 50Y Breast stroke: 2nd, Davis Roberts,50.25. Girls 9-10 100Y IM: 4th, Khale Dickey, 1:42.68. Boys 9-10 100Y IM: 1st, Jayden Burch, 1:45.00. Boys 12&U 100Y IM: 2nd, Braddock Dickey, 1:51.24. Boys 13-14 100Y IM: 2nd, Andrew Reschke, 1:17.02. Mixed 10&U 100Y Freestyle Relay: 3rd, HSA(Peyton Peterson, JordanMiller, Jayden Burch, andKhale Dickey), 1:22.32; 5th,HSA (Addi Duncan, AddisonLandress, Madi Baker, andCiron Moreland), 1:44.68; and7th, HSA (Emma Tyson, TianaBattey, Xavier Juarez, andLevi Landress), 2:17.89. Mixed 200Y Freestyle Relay: 6th, HSA (AryannaBurch, Macy Kingdon, Brad dock Dickey, and AndrewReschke), 2:15.15; and 10th,HSA (Noah Landress, Maddi son Justiss, Eva Palacios, andLana Krell), 3:04.79. Girls 9-10 25Y Butterfly: 2nd, Khale Dickey, 19.13. Boys 9-10 25Y Butterfly: 1st, Jayden Burch, 21.86. Boys 12&U 50Y Butterfly: 1st, Josiah Burch, 53.20. Girls 7-8 25Y Backstroke: 4th, Madi Baker, 39.02; and5th, Addison Landress, 43.46. Girls 9-10 25Y Backstroke: 1st, Addi Duncan, 21.72; and5th, Emma Tyson, 34.03. Boys 6&U 25Y Backstroke: 1st, Rylan Smith, 39.59. Boys 9-10 25Y Backstroke: 1st, Ciron Moreland, 27.64. Girls 12&U 50Y Back stroke: 4th, Mikayla Gillispie,47.58; and 7th, Eva Palacios,56.27. Girls 13-14 50Y Backstroke: 1st, Aryanna Burch, 41.23;3rd, Lana Krell, 46.70; and4th, Maddison Justiss, 1:02.63. Boys 12&U 50Y Back stroke: 2nd, Josiah Burch,45.53; 4th, Braddock Dickey,48.00; and 5th, Noah Landress,1:01.46. Boys 13-14 50Y Back stroke: 1st, Andrew Reschke,34.21; and 2nd, Davis Roberts,45.99. Girls 9-10 50Y Freestyle: 5th, Khale Dickey, 39.08. Boys 9-10 50Y Freestyle: 1st, Jayden Burch, 39.84; 2nd,Peyton Peterson, 41.02; 4th,Jordan Miller, 47.96; and 5th,Ciron Moreland, 49.14. Girls 13-14 100Y Freestyle: 1st, Aryanna Burch, 1:15.51;2nd, Macy Kingdon, 1:22.24. Boys 12&U 100Y Freestyle: 2nd, Josiah Burch, 1:25.65;4th, Braddock Dickey,1:31.42. Boys 13-14 100Y Freestyle: 2nd, Andrew Reschke,1:12.12. Mixed 10&U 100Y Medley Relay: 2nd, HSA (Ciron More land, Jordan Miller, KhaleDickey, and Peyton Peterson),1:34.80; and 5th, HSA (MadiBaker, Levi Landress, JaydenBurch, and Addison Landress),2:34.64. Mixed 200Y Medley Relay: 7th, HSA (Aryanna Burch, Ju lianna Palacios, Andrew Reschke, and BraddockDickey), 2:54.09; and 9th,HSA (Davis Roberts, MacyKingdon, Josiah Burch, andHallie Poucher), 3:07.11. Combined Team Scores: 1st, Highlands Hurricanes, 1666;2nd, Hardee Swim Associa tion, 1264; 3rd, Avon ParkClub Swim, 1215.5; and 4th,Lake Placid Aquatics, 739.5. Girls Team Scores: 1st, Highlands Hurricanes, 831;2nd, Avon Park Club Swim,565.5; 3rd, Lake Placid Aquat ics, 521.5; and 4th, HardeeSwim Association, 442. Boys Team Scores: 1st, Hardee Swim Association,594; 2nd, Highlands Hurri canes, 482; 3rd, Avon ParkClub Swim, 426; and 4th, LakePlacid Aquatics, 108. HARDEE SWIM ASSOCIATION Swimmers Take Second At Avon Park PHOTOS BY TOM STAIK Micayla Gillispie makes a splash in the pool. Macey Kingdon edges out the competition. A pair of Hardee swimmers makes it down the lanes. The crowd watches from the starting boards as the swimmers head down the lanesat the Avon Park High School pool. A Hardee swimmer prepares to enter the water after leaping from the starting board. The Hardee boys made quick work of the competition on Saturday, taking first place. Swimmers head down the lane in the backstroke competition.

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ELITE SWIMMERS COURTESY PHOTO A pack of Hardee County’s swimming elite travelled to Florida Gulf Coast Universityin Fort Myers for swimming summer camp June 4-8. The Eagle Swim Camp wasunder the direction of coach Dave Rollins of the FGCU swim and dive team. Localparticipants included: Front row (from l) Morgan Dickey and Morgan Hellein; andBack Row (from left) Balleigh Terrell, Oren Crawford, Hugh Pate, Jordan Sperry,Lahna Christian, Rachel Shaw, Riley Justiss, and Abby Duke. The swimmers aremembers of Hardee Swim Association and are expected to hit the pool for Wildcatsof Hardee Senior High School when school resumes in August. By TOM STAIKOf The Herald-Advocate The Sertoma Junior Golf Tour held to Golf HammockCountry Club in Sebring lastFriday (June 7) for the secondweek of the summer youthgolf program. Will Redding took first place in the boy’s 16-18 divi sion with a score of 84. DylanCrawford was second with ascore of 88, William Celentanowas third with a score of 104,Nick Piccione was fourth witha score of 116, Clayton Oshawas fifth with a score of 122,and Zac Taylor was sixth witha score of 126. In the girl’s 14-18 division, Samantha Payne was first witha score of 101 and Alyssa Jor dan was second with a score of103. Beckham Donovan was first in the boy’s 14-15 divisionwith a score of 80. Avery Hurstwas second with a score of 85,Cade Scarborough and OwenMoses tied for third withscores of 96, Zack Doorlagand Ranen Carmichael tied forfifth with scores of 100, EthanKinney was seventh with ascore of 103, Kaleb Revelswas eighth with a score of 118,Jace Bryan was ninth with ascore of 119, and OwenSchraeder was 10th with ascore of 122. In the girl’s 11-13 division, Melanie Suarez was first witha score of 50. Marquez Angeles was first in the boy’s 11-13 divisionwith a score of 42. BenTrevino was second with ascore of 46, Ian Frasier was third with a score of 47, TrentBray and Jay Walkup tied forfourth with scores of 48,Matthew Suarez was sixthwith a score of 49, and BrodyHall was seventh with a scoreof 50. JR Redding and SamuelBraxton tied for eighth placewith scores of 55, Cole Fannwas tenth with a score of 57,Kale Henderson and JaydenBolin tied for eleventh withscores of 58, Jarrett Hornickwas thirteenth with a score of64, and Ean Cheng was four teenth with a score of 76. In the mixed 9-10 division, Dillon Parnell was first with ascore of 41 and DevinWortinger was second with ascore of 44. Jordan Castillo was first in the mixed 6-8 division with ascore of 30. Hannah Castillowas second with a score of 32,Liam McCann was third witha score of 35, Jenesi Trevinowas fourth with a score of 41,and Gabriel Perez and AshlynWortinger tied for fifth with ascore of 54. The tour next stops at the Sebring Municipal GolfCourse today and tomorrow(June 14-15) for the EMCIWireless Championship. Tour Opens At Harder Hall The annual summer tour opened May 31 at the HarderHall Country Club. Dylan Crawford was first in the boy’s 16-18 division witha score of 81. Nick Piccionewas second with a score of 116and Zac Piccione was thirdwith a score of 139. Hannah Revell took first place honors in the girl’s 14-18division with a score of 73.Alyssa Jordan was secondwith a score of 100 andSamantha Payne was thirdwith a score of 106. In the boy’s 14-15 division, Avery Hurst was first with ascore of 85 after a par five holeplayoff. Beckham Donovan was second with a score of 85,Lane Revell, Zack Doorlag,and Cade Scarborough tied forthird with scores of 86, RanenCarmichael was sixth with ascore of 93, Owen Moses wasseventh with a score of 108,Jace Bryan and Ashton Griffintied for eighth with scores of117, Ethan Kinney was tenthwith a score of 122, OwenSchraeder was eleventh with ascore of 123, and Kaleb Revelswas twelfth with a score of136. Melanie Suarez was first in the girl’s 11-13 division with a score of 51. Marquez Angeles took first place in the boy’s 11-13 divi sion with a score of 45. TrentBray and Ben Trevino tied forsecond with scores of 47,Matthew Suarez was fourthwith a score of 49, and IanFrasier and Jay Walkup tiedfor fifth with scores of 52.Cole Fann was seventh with ascore of 54, Jayden Bolin waseighth with a score of 55,Samuel Braxton was ninthwith a score of 58, Brody Hallwas tenth with a score of 60,Colton Cord was eleventh witha score of 61, Jarrett Hornickwas twelfth with a score of 65Kale Henderson was thirteenthwith a score of 67, and TrippLeidel was fourteenth with ascore of 94. In the mixed 9-10 division, Dillon Parnell was first with ascore of 43. Devin Wortingerwas second with a score of 47,Parker Rapp was third with ascore of 56, and Connor Dar row was fourth with a score of79. In the mixed 6-8 division, Jordan Castillo was first with ascore of 31. Hannah Castillowas second with a score of 34,Liam McCann was third witha score of 35, Jenesi Trevinowas fourth with a score of 44,and Gabriel Perez, AshlynWortinger, and Liam Helms tied for fifth with scores of 57. SERTOMA JUNIOR GOLF Summer Tour Holds Second Event MISSIONARY GOLFERS COURTESY PHOTOS Robert Deuberry, Heather Deuberry, Jim Davis, and Paul Samuels representedSendMeMissions as the their team cruised to a 12 under par victory at the MerakiMissions Golf Tournament hosted by Florida’s First Assembly of God on June 9 atthe Bartow Golf Course. The tournament raised $2,250 to support a mission trip toEcuador. Todd Rogers won the closest to the pincontest. Spencer Decker won the longest drivecontest. Golfers were at the ready for the start of the Meraki Missions Golf Tournament atthe Bartow Golf Course on Saturday. The event was a fundraiser to support a mis sion’s trip to Ecuador. Seven teams – representing 27 players – participated in thefundraiser. R EMEMBER T HAT S PECIAL M OMENT Photos of graduating seniors on stage receiving their diplomas are now available for purchase. Get a CD with the graduation diploma photo of your senior. $10 plus tax (Cash or check — No credit cards please) Use the CD to make as many copies of the photo you may need. (Mom, dad, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc.) Come by The Herald-Advocate office and place your order today! 115 S. 7th Ave. • Wauchula • 773-3255 5:24-6:28nc June 14, 2018, The Herald-Advocate B3 P P o o l l i i t t i i c c a a l l D D e e a a d d l l i i n n e e f f o o r r J J u u l l y y 5 5 I I s s s s u u e e Friday • June 29 • 2 pm 6:14-28nc

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Night Bible Class......7:00 p.m. CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS 630 Hanchey Rd. • 773-3532 Sacrament Meeting.............9:00 a.m.Sunday School..................10:00 a.m.Priesthood.........................11:00 a.m. ELEVATE COMMUNITY CHURCH 529 West Main Street (Robarts Funeral Home Chapel) Sunday Service.................11:00 a.m. Weekly Life Groups ENDTIME CROSSROAD MINISTRY 908 Martin Luther King Ave 773-0160 Sunday School..................10:00 a.m.Morning Service...............11:30 a.m.Evening Service.................7:30 p.m.Wed. Bible St. & Yth. Gath7:30 p.m.Friday (Holy Ghost Night).7:30 p.m. FAITH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 114 N. 7th Avenue • 773-2105 Sunday School..................10:00 a.m.Sunday Worship ................11:00 a.m. Wednesday Supper.............6:15 p.m.Wed. Youth Fellowship ......7:00 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study.....7:00 p.m. FAITH TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD 701 N. 7th Avenue • 773-3800 Sunday School....................9:30 a.m.Sunday Worship ................10:30 a.m. Children’s Chuch..............10:40 a.m.Evening Service.................6:00 p.m.Wednesday Bible Study.....7:00 p.m. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 1570 W. Main Street • 773-4182 S UNDAY : Bible Study for all ages......9:45 a.m.Morning Worship ..............11:00 a.m. Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m. W EDNESDAY : Children’s Chiors (PK-Grade 4)..................5:30 p.m. Mid-Week Prayer Meeting6:00 p.m.NEST Backyard (PK-Grade 4)..................6:30 p.m. Club 56..............................6:00 p.m.Youth Group (Grades 7-12)6:00 p.m.Church Orchestra..............5:15 p.m.Adult Choir.......................6:30 p.m. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH 1121 W. Louisiana St. • 773-9243 S UNDAY : Generations Caf Open..... ................ .................................9:00-10:20 a.m. Kids World Check-In for Nursery-5th Grade...........10:15 a.m. Pre-K Blast.......................10:30 a.m.Kids World B.L.A.S.T. (K-5th)..........................10:30 a.m. Worship Service...............10:30 a.m.W EDNESDAY : Generations Caf Opens.................... ....................................5:15-6:15p.m. Check-In begins for Nursery-5th grade..............5:45 p.m.Classes for children ages PreK-12th grade.........6:30-7:30 p.m.Adutl Bible Studies....6:00-7:30 p.m. FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 511 W. Palmetto Street Sunday School..................10:00 a.m.Morning Service...............11:00 a.m.Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer..............7:00 p.m. FIRST MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 1347 Martin Luther King Avenue 773-6556 Sunday School....................9:30 a.m.Morning Service...............11:00 a.m.Evening Worship ................4:00 p.m. Wed. Prayer/Bible Study....7:00 p.m. FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 207 N. Seventh Avenue • 773-4267 Coffe and Fellowship.........9:15 a.m.Sunday School............. .......9:45 a.m. Blended Sunday Worship .10:55 a.m. Wednesday Night Dinner...6:00 p.m.Youth (0-18) & Adult Programming. ............................................7:00 p.m. FLORIDA’S FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH 1397 South Florida Avenue 773-9386 www.flfirstag.org Sun. Community Groups....9:30 a.m.Sunday Worship ................10:30 a.m. Family Night Wednesday ...7:00 p.m. Ministry for all ages! FOUNTAIN OF LIFE CHURCH IGLESIA FUENTE DE VIDA Bilingual Services / Servicios Bilinges 311 Goolsby St. • 832-9914 Sunday/Domingo..............10:30 a.m.Wednesday/Mircoles........7:30 p.m. THE GOSPEL TABERNACLE 810 Tennessee St. • 781-2708 Sunday Morning Service..10:00 a.m.Sunday Night Service.........6:00 p.m.Wednesday Service............7:00 p.m. HIGHER GROUND INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY 1258 West Main Street Sunday School Adult & Youth.......... ..........................................10:00 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship .11:00 a.m. Wed. “Night in the Word”..7:00 p.m.Wed. Extreme Kids............7:00 p.m.Thursday Prayer.................6:00 p.m. IGLESIA ADVENTISTA DEL SEPTIMO DIA 1819 Dishong Road • 767-1010 IGLESIA CHRISTIANA EL REMANENETE 318 W. Main Street Martes Oracion................7:00 p.m.Jueves Clase Biblica........7:00 p.m.Viernes Servicio...............7:30 p.m.Domingo Servicio..........11:00 a.m. IGLESIA de DIOS ALFA Y OMEGA 1909 Stanfield Road Sunday School.................10: 00 a.m.Evening Service.................6:00 p.m.Tuesday (Bible Study & Prayer Night)..............................7:30 p.m. Friday Worship Service ......7:30 p.m. IGLESIA HISPANA PRESENCIA DE DIOS 511 West Palmetto Street Domingos...........................6:00 p.m.Miercoles..............................7:00 p.m. IGLESIA MINISTERIOS CRISTIANO DIOS ES AMOR 807 S. 8th Ave. • 773-4576 Domingos Escuela Dominica......................10:00 a.m. Servicio.............................11:00 a.m.Lunes Oracion....................6:00 p.m.Miercoles Servicio.............7:00 p.m. KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES 155 Altman Road • 767-1131 ENGLISH Sunday Service...................2:00 p.m. SPANISH Sunday Service.................10:00 a.m. LIGHT OF THE WORLD MINISTRIES Womans Center • 131 N 7th Ave. Friday Evening...................6:00 p.m. LAKE DALE BAPTIST CHURCH 3102 Heard Bridge Rd. • 773-6622 Sunday School....................9:45 a.m.Morning Service...............11:00 a.m.Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer..............7:00 p.m. MINISTERIO INTERNACIONAL Cambriadores de Mundo 704 W. Main Street Wednesday Service............7:30 p.m. MY NEW LIFE IN CHRIST CHURCH 117 West Palmetto St. • 773-2929 Sunday Service.................10:00 a.m.Sunday Evening Service....6:00 p.m.Wednesday Service............7:00 p.m. Children Ministries for all services NEW BEGINNINGS 1002 S. Florida Avenue • 781-5887 Sense Saturday...................3:00 p.m. “Making Sense of the Non-Sense” The Bread of Life...............3:15 p.m. NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH 1999 State Rd. 64 East • 773-2101 Sunday School....................9:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service .11:00 a.m. Evening Worship Service ...6:30 p.m. Wednesday Night Supper...6:00 p.m.Wednesday Activities (All Ages) .......................7:00 p.m. NEW INSPIRATION CHURCH OF GOD BY FAITH 917 S. 6th Avenue • 863-657-2253 Sunday School....................9:00 a.m.Morning Worship ..............10:00 a.m. Thursday Praise..................7:00 p.m. NEW MT. ZION A.M.E. CHURCH 1615 Martin Luther King Jr Ave. 767-0023 Morn. Worship (1st & 3r Sun.) ...............8:00 a.m. Sunday School....................9:45 a.m.Morning Worship ..............11:00 a.m. 2nd Sunday Youth Service.4:00 p.m.Allen Christian Endeavor...4:00 p.m.Wed. & Fri. Bible Study.....7:00 p.m. NEW PHILADELPHIA WORSHIP CENTER 1652 Old Bradenton Road Sunday .............................10:30 a.m.Wednesday.........................6:30 p.m. NORTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH 912 N. 8th Avenue • 773-6947 Sunday School....................9:45 a.m.Morning Worship ..............11:00 a.m. Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer..............7:00 p.m. OAK GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH 4350 W. Main Street • 735-0321 www.ogbcwauchula.org Sunday Schedule:Bible Study for All Ages ....9:30 a.m. Morning Worship ..............10:45 a.m. Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Schedule:M&M Kid’s Klub...............6:00 p.m.Youth Group.......................6:00 p.m.Prayer Meeting & Bible Study .......... ............................................6:30 p.m. PEACE VALLEY LUTHERAN CHURCH 1643 Stenstrom Road 773-2858 1 st & 3 rd Sun. Worship/Communion.....9:00 a.m. 2 nd & 4 th Sun. Divine Worship ...............9:00 a.m. ** Fellowship each Sunday after service PROGRESSIVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 149 Manley Road • 452-1281 Sunday School....................9:30 a.m.Worship Service................11:00 a.m.Wed. Evening Prayer..........7:00 p.m. RIVERVIEW HEIGHTS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 1321 SR 636 East 773-3344 Sunday School..................10:00 a.m.Morning Worship ..............11:00 a.m. Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer..............7:00 p.m. ST. MICHAEL CATHOLIC CHURCH 408 Heard Bridge Road • 773-4089 Saturday Mass (English)....5:00 p.m. (Spanish).....7:00 p.m. Sunday(English).................8:30 a.m. (Spanish)................11:30 a.m.(Creole)...................1:30 p.m. Catecismo...........................9:45 a.m.Daily Mass in English........8:30 a.m. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH 440 Carlton Street • 773-9068 Sabbath School...................9:30 a.m.Morning Worship ..............11:00 a.m. Wed. Prayer Meeting..........6:30 p.m. SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH 505 South 10th Avenue • 773-4368 Sunday School.......... ..........9:45 a.m. Morning Worship ..............11:00 a.m. Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer..............7:00 p.m. TABERNACLE OF PRAISE & JOY 1507 MLK Avenue Sunday School..................10:00 a.m.Morning Worship ..............11:30 a.m. Evening Worship ................7:00 p.m. Tues. Bible Stdy. & Child Train .................7:00 p.m. Friday Prayer Service.........7:00 p.m. WAUCHULA CHURCH OF GOD 1543 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. 773-0199 Sunday School..................10:00 a.m.Morning Worship ..............11:15 a.m. Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m. Wed. Night Fam. Training..7:30 p.m.Thurs. Youth Bible Study...7:00 p.m.Friday Night Worship .........7:30 p.m. WAUCHULA HILLS SPANISH CHURCH OF GOD 1000 Stansfield Rd. Sunday School..................10:00 a.m.Evening Worship ................7:30 p.m. Tuesday Prayer...................7:30 p.m.Thursday Worship ..............7:30 p.m. Saturday Worship ...............7:30 p.m. CREWSVILLE BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH 8251 Crewsville Road Church 735-0871 • Pastor 385-7867 Sunday School....................9:45 a.m.Morning Worship ..............11:00 a.m. Evening Worship ................6:30 p.m. Wednesday Prayer..............6:30 p.m. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF ZOLFO 320 E. 4th Street • 735-1200 Sunday School..................10:00 a.m.Morning Worship ..............11:00 a.m. Training Union...................5:00 p.m.Evening Worship ................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer..............7:00 p.m. FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Corner of 6th & Suwanee • 735-1544 Gospel Music....................10:30 a.m.Worship Service................11:00 a.m.Wednesday Bible Study.....7:00 p.m. GARDNER BAPTIST CHURCH 8660 US Highway 17 S Zolfo Springs, FL 33890 Sunday Worship ................ 11:00 AM LIFE CHANGING WORSHIP CENTER 3426 Oak Street • 863-832-9808 Sunday Worship .................2:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study.....6:30 p.m. MARANATHA BAPTIST CHURCH 2465 Oxendine Road • 832-7829 Sunday School..................10:00 a.m.Worship.............................11:00 a.m.Evening..............................1:00 p.m.Wed. Bible & Prayer Meet.7:00 p.m. NEW BEGINNINGS 3704 U.S. Hwy. 17 S. • 781-5887 M-F Family Services..........8:00 a.m.Sense Friday.......................3:00 p.m. “Making Sense of the Non-Sense” Friday Bread of Life...........3:15 p.m. NEW VISION WORSHIP CENTER 64 E. & School House Road Church 735-8585 Childcare 735-8586 Morning Worship ..............10:00 a.m. Children’s Church............10:00 a.m.Wed. Youth & F.T.H...........7:00 p.m. BOWLING GREEN ONA WAUCHULA WAUCHULA WAUCHULA WAUCHULA ZOLFO SPRINGS ZOLFO SPRINGS Printed as a Public Service by The Herald-Advocate Deadline for changes or additions: Thursday 5 p.m. PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF GOD FAITH TEMPLE Oak Street Sunday Worship ................10:00 a.m. Evening Worship ................7:00 p.m. Tuesday Worship ................7:30 p.m. Thursday Worship ..............7:30 p.m. Saturday Worship ...............7:30 p.m. PRIMERA MISSION BAUTISTA HISPANA 518 8th Avenue East Escuela Dominical............10:00 a.m.Servicio del Domingo.......11:00 a.m. ............................................7:00 p.m. Servicio del Miercoles.......7:30 p.m. PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH Pioneer Park 2nd Sunday.......................10:30 a.m.Evening Service.................6:30 p.m.5th Sunday..........................6:00 p.m. REALITY RANCH COWBOY FELLOWSHIP 2-1/2 Miles east on Hwy. 66 863-781-1578 Sunday Service.................11:00 a.m. ST. PAUL’S MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 3676 U.S. Hwy. 17 S. • 735-0636 Sunday School....................9:30 a.m.Morning Worship ...................11 a.m. Wed. Prayer Service...........7:00 p.m. SAN ALFONSO MISSION 3027 Schoolhouse Lane • 773-4089 Domingo, Misa en Espano10:00 a.m. SPANISH MISSION 735-8025 Escuela Dominica.............10:00 a.m.Servicio.............................11:00 a.m.Pioneer Club.................. .....6:30 p.m. Servicio de la Noche..........7:00 p.m.Mierecoles Merienda..........6:00 p.m.Servicio..............................8:00 p.m.Sabado Liga de Jovenes.....5:00 p.m. Peace River GrowersWholesale Nursery Donnis & Kathy BarberHwy. 66 EastP.O. Box 760 (863) 735-0470 Zolfo Springs, FL BOWLING GREEN “Brother,” said St. Francis of Assisi to a young monk who hadjust entered the monastery, “let’sgo to town and preach.” They leftthe monastery and walked to thetown and did not say a word toeach other or the people theypassed in the marketplace. Afterseveral hours they retraced theirsteps and returned to themonastery. The young monk wondered what was going on and after wait ing for what seemed like an eter nity he finally broke his silenceand asked, “I thought we weregoing to town to preach. When arewe going to preach?” “We have been preaching,” replied St. Francis. “As wewalked, we were observed: peoplewatched our manners, our faces,our behavior, and our clothes,what people thought we stood for.We have been preaching.” All of us preach all of the time. Our behavior is our message andour places of interest our pulpits.Our lives become lectures and ourpursuits are examples of our pri orities. People watch us even aswe watch them. And each time wepass from view and our words canno longer be heard our sermonends and a decision about thevalue and importance we place onbeing like Christ in all we do andwhatever we say is made. The problem we face today is not the quantity of Christians but the quality. And if we want to win more, we must be more. How dif ferent would the world be if whenwe “declared God’s glory,” wealso lived God’s glory. How welive is more important than words. Visit us at: SowerMinistries.org Guido Evangelistic Association Metter, Ga. SeedsofHop eB4 The Herald-Advocate, June 14, 2018

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6:14c As Seen From This Side By Jerry “Gray Wolf” Phillips Wauchula Volcanoes blow up! I can see why we would want that clus ter of atolls called Hawaii, but for the life of me I will never seewhy we have not evacuated all those folks who build homes ontop of a volcano. That is as dumb as California citizens building on rock slides and big brush piles. They know rain causes mud slides andfires will burn, then the water used to fight the fire will causemore mud slides. Yeah, your home insurance will go up. Don't most humans know volcanoes blow up.Don't put a house there! –––––– We are used to Kentucky Fried Chicken. What will we do with Kentucky Fried Broccoli?That's what they are trying over in some of the Old Country. They tell us if it goes well over there, it will be on our menus in 2019. I like most vegetables, but for KFC and Seventh Day Ad ventists pushing non-meats off as meat, I called it deceptive ad vertisement. Jesus Christ ate meat. If it was good enough for Him, I won't change it for me. –––––– Just a reminder ... the U.S. prosecutes those persons who commit federal crimes. Crossing our borders illegally is a federalcrime. We do not put children in jail for the crimes of their parents. Thus children will be separated from their parents at the choiceof decisions made by the parent. The same thing happens to the families of U.S. citizens for the lifestyle the parents choose. Yes, families are separated--white, black, Hispanic or U.S. citizens when parents make that choice. It is the kids who sufferfor the parents' choice. –––––– Unemployment is 3.5 percent. Open jobs--over two mil lion. CNN said this is why we do not need to send illegals back home. Have they never heard of people (who want to work) mov ing to where the jobs are? During my working years I lived infive states and several places in those five states. You want towork? Move! These illegals walk to cross over illegally trying to find jobs. Walked, mind you, to try to get an illegal job. So get off yourduff. Move. Go to work. –––––– I know women! Not many men can say this, but with four wives (one at a time) I learned from mistakes. The second onewas worse than the first could ever be. Don't get me wrong. They were not all divorces. Two by death, so I do not "wife shop." All this nonsense to say this...I know women. First, they like chocolate and flowers. They like to be told they are loved andappreciated daily, and this must be shown as well as spoken. Second, never never forget anniversaries and birthdays but always remember to forget age and weight. Never suggest ver tical or horizontal stripes on clothing or allow yourself to get cornered into making a choice about clothing or jewelry. Either choice will be wrong. I have a friend in Florida to whom I send birthday cards (generic), not using the word year, and I send it late on purpose.She knows it is coming but never when or the contents thereof.Weird. Yeah, but it works. I even get along with my exes, mainly by keeping one or more state lines between us, and by the way the divorces wereall 100 percent my fault. If you don't believe me, ask them. 6:14c JAMES F. PYLE For H ARDEE C OUNTY J UDGE Paid for by James F. Pyle for Hardee County Judge 6:14p 26 Y EARS I N T HE P UBLIC A ND P RIVATE P RACTICE O F L AW Drink Up! June Is Dairy Month Whether it's in coffee, cereal, smoothies or dairy-baseddressings, adding one moreserving of milk to your family'sday can help ensure they getthe nutrients they need to buildstrong bones and teeth. Dairyfarm families pride themselveson producing wholesome dairyfoods that help their familiesgrow up strong and healthy.There is no "moo-staking" thefacts about dairy! June was officially declared "Dairy Month" in 1939. Origi nally, it was a way to distributeextra milk during the warmmonths of summer by grocerorganizations. Dairy provides three of the four nutrients that are typicallylacking in American diets: cal cium, potassium and vitaminD. It's unique combination ofnutrients plays key roles in pre venting heart disease, obesity,high blood pressure, diabetes and osteoporosis. Dairy also isimportant for building strongbones and teeth. When planning meals, choose milk, cheese and yo gurt, all of which are excellentsources of calcium, vitamin Dand potassium to help fuel yourbody. Cow's milk offers a supe rior nutrient package over alter native beverages such as soy,almond, rice or coconut. De spite rising fuel and feed costs,milk continues to be a greatvalue at about 25 cents per 8-ounce glass. Fat-free cow's milk contains 15 fewer calories per glass, 70percent more potassium and al most twice as much protein asmany calcium-fortified soybeverages. Most milk-alterna tive drinks have only half thenutrients of real milk and costnearly twice as much. Both organic and regular dairy foods contain the sameessential nutrients that are keyto a healthy and balanced diet.People who are sensitive to lac tose can consume dairy foodsthat are lactose-reduced or lac tose-free products. Dairy farming is a family tra dition, one that has been a wayof life for many generations.Ninety-eight percent of dairyfarms are family owned andoperated. Dairy farmers arededicated and take pride in car ing for their cows by working closely with veterinarians tokeep them healthy and com fortable. Dairy cows receiveregular checkups, vaccinationsand prompt medical treatment.Dairy farmers work hard toprovide your family with thesame safe and wholesomedairy foods they give to their children. People sometimes decrease milk products in their diet be cause they think it's fattening.Low-fat and fat-free milk prod ucts are the best choice for thefatand calorie-conscious. An8-ounce glass of whole milkhas 150 calories and 8 grams offat (4.5 grams saturated). If youchoose an 8-ounce glass of fat-free milk, you'll consume 85calories and less than 1 gram offat. The weight conscious may want to think twice before de creasing dairy products in theirdiet. The National Dairy Coun cil reported that a studyshowed that women who con sumed the most calcium andate at least three servings ofdairy foods per day were lesslikely to be obese than thosewho had low dairy intake.There have been similar resultsin other studies with childrenand women of all ages. If you just drink milk at each meal, it isn't hard to get yourthree cups of milk every day. Ifmilk isn't your favorite, addcheese to casseroles or your fa vorite sandwich, choose yogurtas a snack, create your own fa vorite smoothie or try this"dairy-licious" recipe for but termilk blue-cheese dressing.Use it on everything as a dip,dressing or as a topping for mychicken pita pizza. Drink and eat more dairy — your teeth and bones will thankyou. BUTTERMILK BLUE CHEESE DRESSING 1 cup plain Greek yogurt1/2 cup cottage cheese1/3 cup mayonnaise1/3 cup buttermilk2 teaspoons hot sauce2 garlic cloves minced orpressed1 tablespoon poultry season ing1/2 teaspoon kosher salt1 teaspoon ground black pep per1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese 3 tablespoons chopped greenonions, both white and greenparts Pulse the yogurt, cottage cheese, mayonnaise, butter milk, hot sauce, garlic, poultryseasoning, salt and pepper intoa food processor and pulse sev eral times until blended andsmooth. Transfer to a smallbowl; fold in the blue cheeseand green onions. Cover andrefrigerate. Makes about 2 1/3cups. BUTTERMILK BLUE CHEESE CHICKEN PITA PIZZAS 4 (6 inch) whole wheat orwhite pita breads 2 cups chopped cookedchicken breast1/4 cup buttermilk bluecheese dressing2 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced1 cup shredded part-skimmozzarella cheese4 bacon strips, cooked andcrumbled1 teaspoon poultry seasoning 1. Heat oven to 400 F. Place pita breads on a large bakingsheet; bake 10-12 minutes oruntil lightly browned. Mean while, in a bowl, toss chickenwith dressing. 2. Top pitas with tomatoes and chicken mixture; sprinklewith cheese, bacon and poultryseasoning. Bake 8-10 minutesor until cheese ismelted. Makes 4 servings. Angela Shelf Medearis is anaward-winning children's au thor, culinary historian and theauthor of seven cookbooks. Hernew cookbook is "The KitchenDiva's Diabetic Cookbook."Her website is www.diva-pro.com. To see how-to videos,recipes and much, much more,Like Angela Shelf Medearis,The Kitchen Diva! on Face book. Recipes may not bereprinted without permissionfrom Angela Shelf Medearis. (c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc., and Angela Shelf Medearis Kitchen Diva By Angela Shelf Medearis • It was French author, philosopher and journalist Al bert Camus who made the fol lowing sage observation:"Nobody realizes that somepeople expend tremendous en ergy merely to be normal." • Famously flamboyant country singer and songwriterDolly Parton once entered aDolly Parton look-alike con test — and she lost. • If you're a sailor you're probably familiar with the haz ards of being out on the water:high seas, storms, hiddenreefs. You probably wouldn'tcount whales among the dan gers, but you'd be wrong. In2010, on a day sail out of TableBay Harbor in South Africa, acouple on a 30-foot sailboatwere whale-watching whenone got too close for comfort.A 40-ton whale they had beenviewing breached right next tothe boat and landed on thedeck, breaking off the mastand then thrashing around be fore sliding back into thewater. The whale lost someskin and blubber, but was oth erwise unharmed; the couplewere lucky to still have a sea worthy craft and made it safelyback to the harbor. • Married women aren't likely to be surprised by thefollowing tidbit of informa tion: Studies show that womenwith husbands typically do 30percent more housework thansingle women do. • If you're heading to the state of Washington with mis chief on your mind, you'll needto keep in mind this state law:"A motorist with criminal in tentions [must] stop at the citylimits and telephone the chiefof police as he [or she] is en tering the town." I bet that onehas been really effective instopping crime. • It's been reported that singer Sting doesn't use de odorant. In fact, after inter viewing him for a concertonce, the journalists nick named him "Stink." *** Thought for the Day: "It's far better to be unhappy alonethan unhappy with someone." —Marilyn Monroe (c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc. Strange But True By Samantha Weaver • A major concern during Eisenhower’s presidency was what the country would do in the event of a nuclear attack. One ofthe justifications for the building of the interstate system wasits ability to evacuate citizens of major cities if necessary. June 14, 2018, The Herald-Advocate B5

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Ag Commissioner Candidate Grimsley Held Fundraiser By JIM KELLYOf The Herald-Advocate State Sen. Denise Grimsley held a fundraiser Thursday,May 31, at the Joe L. DavisBarn east of Wauchula in herstatewide race for FloridaCommissioner of Agricultureand Consumer Services. She is a Wauchula native, lives in Zolfo Springs, and thedaughter of Charles and PatGrimsley of Zolfo Springs. Grimsley is administrator of Florida Hospital Wauchula. She said she learned to focus as a nurse for 17 years. Sheworked 10 years in the familybusiness, Grimsley Oil Com pany and convenience stores.The business sold in 2004. Grimsley has been a state senator for eight years follow ing eight years as a state repre sentative. She said Hardee isone of 33 rural counties among Florida's 67 counties. She wants local children to find local jobs, to foster andpreserve agriculture, and foryouth to have healthy nutritionto help avoid health problemslater in life. She noted not everyone needs to go to college. Voca tional training should also beemphasized in education. Asound water policy is neededfor the state for conservationand to balance rural and urbanneeds. Agri-tourism is impor tant to rural counties. Grimsley wants new meas ures to curb robo calls to con sumers, citing a Senate bill shesponsored. It passed and willtake effect July 1 and will givecell phone companies moreteeth to fight robo calls fromforeign countries appearing tobe local calls. Thirty sheriffs including Hardee Sheriff Arnold Lanierhave endorsed her campaign,she noted. The Commissioner of Agri culture and Consumer Serv ices has a $1.7 billion budgetwith 3,800 employees. Shesaid courteous and helpfulstate employees are necessary.She is a Republican. She held key budget, agri culture and healthcare posi tions in the Florida House ofRepresentatives and Senate.Her family is in the citrus andcattle business. Grimsley said her back ground and experience in agri culture, executive leadership,and public and private financewill help her do a good job ifelected. She has three Republican opponents for the Aug. 28 pri mary election. The winner willface a Democratic opponenton Nov. 6. PHOTOS BY JIM KELLY From left are Cliff Ables, Denise Grimsley and Sheriff Arnold Lanier. State Sen. Denise Grimsley speaks about her race tobe elected Florida's next commissioner of agricultureand consumer services. From left are her parents Charles and Pat Grimsley, grandson Tyson Pace, andKeith Davis. COURTESY PHOTO Family poses for a camera at end of fundraiser. Fromleft are parents Pat and Charles Grimsley, daughterNicole Keen, grandson Tyson and granddaughter Jil lian. COURTESY PHOTO State Sen. Grimsley speaks in Wauchula at Joe L. DavisBarn May 31. Joe L. Davis Jr. hosted the fundraiser for Sen. Grimsleyat the Davis Barn. Her 2016 Ford pickup truck is a traveling political advertisement. 6:14c The Herald-Advocate Our family serving your family since 1941. B6 The Herald-Advocate, June 14, 2018

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Crime BlotterDuring the past week, sheriffs deputies and city police officers investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests: COUNTY June 10, thefts at two locations on U.S. 17 North and on Oak Hill Drive were reported. June 9, Jasmine Alamia, 22, of 4645 Church Ave., Bowling Green, was arrested by Dep. Joseph Austin and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, two counts possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting/obstructing an officer without violence. June 9, Richard James Adams, 55, of 4098 Sunset Dr., Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Sgt. Todd Souther on a charge of failure to appear in court. June 9, Robert John Reas, 34, of 3445 Thoroughbird Rd., Wauchula, was arrested by Cpl. Jeremy Brandeberry and charged with battery causing bodily harm and violation of probation. June 9, Teresa Lough, 30, of 37 Kilarney St., Fort Myers, was arrested by Dep. Joseph Austin and charged with battery. June 9, Denise Marie Breen, 43, of 1147 Samaria Rds., Springfield, S. C., was arrested by Dep. Octavio Alvarez on a pair of out-of-county warrants. June 9, David Wayne Murphy, 37, of 614 N. Eighth Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Joseph Austin and charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and neg lect of child without great harm. June 9, thefts on U.S. 17 North and on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard were reported. June 8, Gilbert Luna, 48, Shauna Justiss, and John David Shoffner, 53, all of 787 Lake Branch Rd., Bowling Green, were arrested by the Drug Task Force (DTF). Luna was charged with possession of a weapon/ammo by a convicted felon. Justiss and Shoffner were each charged with possession of methampheta mine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Justiss was also charged with violation of probation. June 8, Telena Jane Murphy, 44, and Arturo Perez, 36, both of 787 Lake Branch Rd., Bowling Green, were arrested by DTF and each charged with possession of methamphetamine and pos session of drug paraphernalia. June 8, Christian Wabanimkee, 18, of 4632 Pine Ave., Bowling Green, was arrested by Sgt. Danny OBryan on a charge of failure to appear in court. June 8, Elzra White, 68, of 512 Fairfax Dr., Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Joseph Austin on a charge of failure to appear in court. June 8, residential burglaries on two locations on Stansfield Avenue, burglary of a conveyance on Wilbur C. King Boulevard and a theft on SR 64 West were reported. June 7, Carrie Helen Fine, 49, and Mehdi Naji, both of 1502 West Hao Way, Tuscon, Ariz., were arrested by the Drug Task Force and each charged with three counts trafficking in heroin, trafficking in opium and possession of health/safety drugs with intent to sell. June 7, Rex Alan Haynes, 61, of 910 N. Ninth Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. James Adler and charged with larcenypetit theft. June 7, a residential burglary on Chamberlain Boulevard a vehicle stolen on Creek Road, and a theft on U.S. 17 North were reported. June 6, Marcus Roberts, 39, of 5439 Tom Bryan Rd., Zolfo Springs, was arrested by Dep. Joseph Austin and charged with simple assaultthreat to do violence and driving with knowl edge of a suspended license. June 6, Emogene Gilmore, 66, of 310 Lee St., Bowling Green, was arrested by Dep. Christopher Bandy on a charge of failure to appear in court. June 6, Anthony Lampkins, 35, of 310 Gale St., Avon Park, was arrested on a charge of violation of probation. June 6, Freddie Carlton, 63, of 4427 U.S. 17 North, Bowling Green, was arrested by DTF and charged with possession of a weapon/ammo by a convicted felon and violation of probation. June 6, Delmiro Garcia, 33, of 3306 Schoolhouse Rd., Zolfo Springs, was arrested on a charge of violation of probation. June 5, Michelle Victoria Mendoza, 37, of 6098 Southwest Shores Ave., Arcadia, was arrested by Dep. Kim Pfeiffer on a charge of withholding support of children. June 5, Michael Dean Roberts, 40, of 378 Hanchey Rd., Wauchula, was arrested by DTF and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, destroying/tampering with evidence, larceny petit theft and driving while license suspended. June 5, thefts on Makowski Road and on Oak Street were reported. June 4, Robert James Johnston, 36, of 4816 Church Ave., Bowling Green, was arrested by Dep. Bryant Ovalles on 16 count of failure to appear in court and withholding support of children. June 4, Joshua Nathaniel Goble, 30, of 5215 Peach Ave., Seffner, was arrested by Det. Shane Ward and charged with pos session of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. June 4, Christopher Hodges, 33, of 125 Carlton St., Wauchula, was arrested by Dep. Danny OBryan and charged with resisting/obstructing an officer without violence. June 4, thefts on Keeton Road and on Lily Lane were reported. WAUCHULA June 10, Daniel Juarez, 31, of 160 Poucher Rd., Wauchula, and Lauro Jose Ysasi, 22, of 315 SR 62, Wauchula, were arrested by Sgt. Thomas Fort and each charged with selling methamphet amine and possession of drug paraphernalia. June 10, Terri Fischer, 42, of 417 Walton Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by Ptl. Christopher Gicker and charged with pos session of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. June 10, a theft on East Main Street was reported. June 8, a theft on South Sixth Avenue (U. S. 17 South) was reported. June 7, Thelma Tovar Garza, 54, of 331 Kenyon Ave., Wauchula, was arrested by Sgt. Thomas Fort and charged with trespassing on an occupied structure/conveyance. June 7, criminal mischief on Downing Circle and on South Sixth Avenue (U.S. 17 South), and thefts on North Florida Avenue and on East Main Street were reported. June 6, Benjamin Lazo, 27, of 155 E. Broward St., Bowling Green, was arrested by Sgt. Robert Spencer and charged with burglary with assault or battery and simple assaultthreat to do violence. At the jail, Dep. John Layport detained Lazo on a charge of withholding support of children. June 6, criminal mischief on South First Avenue was re ported. June 4, criminal mischief on Townsend Street and a theft on 11th Avenue was reported. BOWLING GREEN June 5, a residential burglary on West Main Street was re ported. June 4, a theft on West Main Street was reported. Notices______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY FILE NO.: 252018CP000059 IN RE: ESTATE OF JERRY KENNETH MEDLOCK, deceased. _____________________________/ NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the es tate of JERRY KENNETH MEDLOCK, deceased, whose date of death was January 8, 2018, 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 Per sonal Representative and the Personal Representative's Attor ney 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 PUBLICA TION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH 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 DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publica tion of this Notice is June 7, 2018. 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: office@burtonpa.com Florida Bar Number: 650137 Personal Representative: SHARON BELLE MEDLOCK 220 S. 8th Avenue Wauchula, FL 338736:7,14c______________________________ ______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 252018CA000099 WAUCHULA STATE BANK, Plaintiff, vs. THE ESTATE OF VIRGINIA N. BELCHER a/k/a VIRGINIA BELCHER, DECEASED, ET AL Defendants. _____________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTES CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that pur suant to a SUMMARY FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND TAXATION OF ATTOR NEYS FEES AND COSTS dated June 4, 2018, in the above styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Hardee County Courthouse, on the second floor hallway outside of Room 202, 417 West Main Street, Wauchula, FL 33873, at 11:00 A.M. on June 27, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said SUMMARY FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORE CLOSURE AND TAXATION OF ATTORNEYS FEES AND COSTS, to wit: LOT 45, PEACE RIVER HEIGHTS UNIT NO. 2, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 43, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. PARCEL ID: 15-34-250836-00001-0045 COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 790 CHAMBERLAIN BLVD., WAUCHULA, FL 33873 Dated this 4th day of June, 2018. VICTORIA L. ROGERS, Clerk of Court By: Connie Coker Deputy Clerk IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILI TIES ACT, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis tance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (863) 534-4686, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or imme diately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE.6:14,21c______________________________PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE1st Public Hearing NoticeHardee County BCC is considering applying to Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for a Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of up to $750,000. These funds must be used for one of the following purposes: 1. To benefit low and moderate income persons; 2. To aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; or 3. To meet other community development needs of recent origin having a particular urgency because existing conditions pose a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community and where other financial resources are not available to meet such needs. The categories of activities for which these funds may be used are in the areas of housing, neighborhood revitalization, commercial revitalization or economic development and include such improvement activities as acquisition of real property, loans to private-for-profit business, purchase of machinery and equipment, construction of infrastructure, rehabilitation of houses and commercial buildings and energy conservation. Additional information regarding the range of activities that may be undertaken will be provided at the public hearing. For each ac tivity that is proposed, at least 70% of the funds must benefit low and moderate income persons. In developing an application for submission to DEO, Hardee County BCC must plan to minimize displacement of persons as a result of planned CDBG activities. In addition, Hardee County BCC is required to develop a plan to assist displaced persons. A public hearing to receive citizen views concerning the community's economic and community development needs will be held at the Hardee County Commissioners Meeting, 412 W. Orange St., Wauchula, on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 8:30 A.M. For information concerning the public hearing contact Shelly Massey @ 863-773-6349. The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location. Any handi capped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired or the visually impaired should contact Gilliard @ 863-773-6349, at least two calendar days prior to the meeting and an inter preter will be provided. Any non-English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should contact the Office of Community Development @ 863-773-6349 at least two calendar days prior to the meeting and a language interpreter will be provided. To access a Telecom munication Device for Deaf Persons (TDD) please call 863-773-6349. Any handicapped person requiring special accommodation at this meeting should contact at least two calendar days prior to the meeting. 6:14c Crop UpdateJune 11, 2018 General: According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Florida, there were 5.7 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, June 10, 2018. Precipitation estimates ranged from no rain in Marco Island (Collier County) to 5.9 inches in Merrit Island (Brevard County). The average mean temperature ranged from 76.5F in Jasper (Hamilton County) to 84.2F in Fort Lauderdale (Broward County). Citrus: Daily temperatures were seasonably warm in the citrus growing region. Highs were mostly in the high 80s and low 90s. Lows were in the high 60s to mid 70s. Thunderstorm activity on several days provided moderate to heavy rainfall, ranging from traces of rain to just over four inches. According to the June 7, 2018 U.S. Drought Monitor, the entire citrus region was drought free. Ditches and canals have sufficient water in most areas. Irri gation has been cut back slightly due to recent rainfall. Some owners are replanting in existing groves; others are pushing old blocks and planting new varieties on existing land. Most growers are concentrating on next seasons crop. Oranges are golf-ball size and larger. Grapefruit are about as large as tennis balls. Many are spraying as weather permits, both aerial and ground, and are fertilizing, herbiciding, mowing, and performing general grove maintenance. Fruits and Vegetables: Crops harvested included avocado, bitter melon, boniato, lychee, malanga, mango, okra, and water melons. Watermelon plant disease pressure increased, and grow ers were fighting to stay ahead of it. In preparation for the fall planting season, many vegetable growers continued to clean up and fallow fields or plant cover crops. Livestock and Pastures: An abundance of rain in several counties this week, coupled with lingering surplus soil moisture from Subtropical Storm Alberto, caused many pastures to flood, making conditions difficult for cattle. However, in some southern counties, pasture quality was mostly good. Cattle condition re mained largely unchanged. Field Crops: Regular rains prevented already saturated fields from drying. The wet conditions slowed peanut growth, prevented planting of row crops, hindered chemical applications, and delayed the harvest of hay and wheat. Row crops that were already planted started to develop heavy disease and weed pres sure brought on by three weeks of frequent rain events. Growers in central counties were finalizing their potato harvests and planting cover crops. Sugarcane and rice were doing well. DONT BE A VICTIM, BE A SURVIVOR RAPE CRISIS LINE1 (888) 956 7273 Dont Be Left Out!HARDEE LIVING DEADLINE IS THURSDAY AT 5 PM June 14, 2018, The Herald-Advocate B7

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WES Recognizes Its ‘Top Cats’ For Fourth Quarter COURTESY PHOTOS Wauchula Elementary School recognized outstanding students with the coveted Top Cat Award for the final nine weeks of the school year. Kindergartners rewardedfor their good behavior were (front, from left) Alexis Pacheco, Selena Hassell, CheilyCarbajal, Mario Paulin-Alvarez, Jesus Hernandez and Ava Bates; (middle) JurneeMyers, Ivan Rolon, Ismael Mancillas, Marisol Salas-Uscanga, Logan Rhymes andNatalie Ramos-Castillo; (back) Jimmy Cabrera, Niko Molina, Jayce Weiss, AllisonPerez, Joseph Linder and Jose Castillo. Not pictured: Victor Martinez, YoqsanAraujo-Arcos, Ian Avellaneda and Brody Murphy. Responsible first graders were (front, from left) Samuel Hughes, Analisa Lozano, Michael Capron, Caroline Cornell, Elijah Camel, Melissa Garcia and Jacey Patter son; (back) Justin Baker, Jerome Hodges, Jacquline Santiago-Rojas, Elizabeth Cam pos, Alexander Rojas-Salazar, C.R. Watkins, Karime Ramirez and Daisy Cruz Hernandez. Showing good classroom habits in the second grade were (front, from left) AmirahBragg, Myasia Remer-Cardenas, Jariah Cunningham, Dominik Rios, Reese Rivas,Tyler Mink and Josiah Trevino; (middle) Landon Cisneros, Cameron Francois, PabloHernandez, Evelyn Ramirez, Brenay Brown and Kayden Southall; (back) NevionWatt, Dylan Schierling, McKenzie Parks, Lydia Ward, Cohen Hill and Nataliza Davila.Not pictured: Maribell Soto and Lilliauna Norwood. Third graders exercising good self-control were (front, from left) Paul Knarr, JaniahMelendez, Elida Ramirez, Natalie Aviles, Isabella Miranda, Whitney Baker, Zoe Dialsand Dalton Garner; (back) Myhreliz Rangel, Kaiya Capron, Chloe Forte, Reegan Crothers, Issac Martinez and Sebastian Garcia. Not pictured: William Fleurimond. Showing responsibility and good time management in the fifth grade were (front, from left) Jose Pena-Gonzalez, Nyeira Antoine, Xzamia Remer-Sheffield, Yaretzi Mar tinez, Emily Miranda, Angel Patino and Raymond Norris; (middle) Mike Mejia, LuisRamirez, Caleb Nadaskay, Abigail Eures and Yadhira Miranda; (back) Weston Trott, Eli Hayes, Will Cornell and Jorren Bryan. Not pictured: Yvette Sanchez. Considerate and cooperative fourth graders were (front, from left) Melani Moreno,Lincoln Martinez, Jissele Rivera, Jaslene Cabrera, Stephanie Benning, Chris Grosuand Valentin Lopez; (back) Lyric Blanden, Kaleb Estevez, Isaac Guijon, LandonSvendsen, Austin Hilliard, Wyatt Beattie, Piddy Cabrera, Izaiah Carlton and TomasRosas. Heartland Pharmacy “We put our into our service” DON’T LET YOUR INSURANCE CHOOSE YOUR PHARMACY, CALL US! We take all Rx Insurance including Medicare Part D, Tricare, Express Scripts, Medco, CVS Caremark, Medicaid, & Many More. Free Delivery • Fast & Friendly Service Certified Mastectomy Fitter Certified Diabetic Shoes Fitter Medical Equipment & Supplies 116 Heartland Way • Wauchula • (863) 767-8920 Monday-Friday 9 am to 6 pm • Saturday 9 am to 1 pm6:14c R EMEMBER T HAT S PECIAL M OMENT Photos of graduating seniors on stage receiving their diplomas are now available for purchase. Get a CD with the graduation diploma photo of your senior. $10 plus tax (Cash or check — No credit cards please) Use the CD to make as many copies of the photo you may need. (Mom, dad, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc.) Come by The Herald-Advocate office and place your order today! 115 S. 7th Ave. • Wauchula • 773-3255 5:24-6:28nc B8 The Herald-Advocate, June 14, 2018

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6:14c CLASS OF 2025 COURTESY PHOTOS • MONTAGE BY DARLENE WILLIAMS Wauchula Elementary School's fifthgraders visited South Florida State Col lege on Monday, May 14, to experiencecollege life. They took a communicationsclass with Professor Stacy Sharp, com pleting a fun assignment demonstratinghow important it is to read all directionsbefore beginning. In art with ProfessorKarla Repress, they learned Suminagashiand made one of their own. Nursing labProfessor Richard Shepard discussed therequirements to become an emergencymedical technician or paramedic, and inpolice class with Professor MichaelHufton they heard what it takes to work inlaw enforcement and the importance ofmaking good choices now to ensure agood future. Finally, students learnedabout 3D printers in the Megatronicsclass with Professor Garrett Lee. Manyopportunities are available right here intheir own community, and they were en couraged to set high goals and workhard! THE EASON FAMILY PHOTO BY JIM KELLY This photo was taken on Friday, June 1, at Pioneer Restaurant in Zolfo Springs ofJack Eason, 81, and his wife Betty of Wauchula and their sons, John Eason III, 59,of Iraan, Texas, and Jeff Eason, 56, of Las Lajas, Panama. Jack Eason had heart sur gery June 9 at Florida Hospital in Orlando for an upper valve replacement and twobypasses. He and Betty celebrated their 62 wedding anniversary Tuesday, June 5.John raises goats, sheep and deer on the 6,000-acre Eason Ranch. Jeff moved toPanama in 2005, is involved in real estate and lives in a home 20 yards from the Pa cific Ocean. From left are John, Betty, Jack and Jeff. NEW BOWLING GREEN CHURCH PHOTO BY JIM KELLY Pastor Mark Hemm stands in front of his new non-denominational worship centercalled House of Praise Church at 3920 Murray Road in Bowling Green. It was es tablished by Bishop Mark Hemm and his wife Debra. The mission and purpose isto win souls for Christ. Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. withWednesday services at 7 p.m. The congregation is 30 to 50 people, he said. Kid’s leaving the nest? Keep them in touch with their hometown happenings! Call (863) 773-3255 for a subscription today! On This Day:• In 1642 1st compulsory education law in America passed by Massachusetts• In 1775 US Army first forms as the Continen tal Army to fight American Revolutionary War• In 1777 US Continental Congress adopts the Stars & Stripes flag, designed by Francis Hop kinson, replacing the Grand Union flag• In 1834 Hardhat diving suit patented by Leonard Norcross, Dixfield, Maine• In 1834 Sandpaper patented by Isaac Fischer Jr, Springfield, Vermont• In 1846 California (Bear Flag) Republic pro claimed in Sonoma, declaring independencefrom Mexico• In 1847 Robert Bunsen invents the Bunsen burner• In 1900 Having been annexed to the USA on 12 August 1898, Hawaii is constituted as an or ganised territory• In 1942 Anne Frank begins her diary • In 1942 1st bazooka rocket gun produced (Bridgeport, Connecticut) Herald-Advocate Hardee County’s Hometown Coverage PRINTERS • PUBLISHERS 115 S. 7th Ave., Wauchula, FL 33873 Telephone (863) 773-3255 www.TheHeraldAdvocate.com ALL YOUR PRINTING NEEDS IN ONE CONVENIENT LOCATION! The June 14, 2018, The Herald-Advocate B9

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Before the Planning and Zoning Board and Board of County Commissioners Or as soon thereafter as it may be heard in the Hardee County Board of County Commission Chambers, Room 102, Courthouse Annex, 412 West Orange Street, Wauchula, Florida The proposed Ona Mine Hardee County that is the subject of the Local Development Agreement for consideration by the Board of County Commissioners and the Planning and Zoning Board is depicted on the map shown below and is located within Hardee County in the following Sections, Townships, and Ranges: Sections 6-7, 18-19, 30-32 in Township 33 South, Range 23 East Sections 4-20, 22-31, 36 in Township 34 South, Range 23 East Sections 14-23, 26-34 in Township 34 South, Range 24 East Sections 4-5 in Township 35 South, Range 24 East Prior to the Public Hearings, the proposed Local Development Agreement and associated documents relating to its consideration are available for public inspection dur ing weekdays between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. at the Hardee County Planning and Development Department, 110 South Ninth Ave., Wauchula, Florida. If you wish to discuss the proposed Local Development Agreement it is suggested to call 863-767-1964 to schedule an appointment with Hardee County Planning/Development Director prior to the public hearings. All interested persons shall have the right to be heard. In rendering its decision, the Board of County Commissioners shall rely solely on testimony that is relevant and material. Although minutes of the Public Hearings will be recorded, anyone wishing to appeal any decision made at the public hearings will need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings is made by a court reporter. This is a Disabled-Accessible facility. Any disabled person needing to make special arrangements should contact the County Managers Office at least two (2) working days prior to the public hearing. Russell Melendy, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 6:14cQ: One of my favorite shows is "DC's Legends of Tomorrow." Please tell me it will be back for another sea son! Thomas F., via email A: It shall be back for a fourth season, which will premiere this fall on Monday nights at 8/7c on the CW. I spoke with series star Adam Tsekhman (who plays Gary Green) about it, and he's excited to get back to the set in July. "They've created a lovely sort of egalitar ian system on the set," he told me. "All the actors kind of sit together; there are no egos. Everyone's really sweet. I'm so lucky to be a part of it. And the role is so much fun. I get to work on my comedy chops and play in these fabulous environments. It's time traveling, and every moment could mean the end for every character. And then, while that's about to happen, someone (Gary) makes the jokes. So, it's really fun, goofy and amazing." Later this year, fans will get to see Adam explore his darker side when he co-stars in the feature film "Dragged Across Concrete." "It's about these two cops, Vince Vaughn and Mel Gibson, who get sucked down into the dark criminal world to save their reputations. And I am one of those dark characters Behzad, a used-car salesman. It's very dark. Very nefarious." *** Q: I remember you had written about a series reboot of the cult-classic film "Heathers," but I haven't seen anything about it lately. Do you know what's going on? Gina R. in Indiana A: Paramount has canceled the reboot before an episode even had the chance to air on TV Land. It was originally slated to premiere in March, but that was pushed back due to the Parkland High School shootings. Then it was going to premiere in July, but the Santa Fe High School shootings happened, so Paramount scrapped it altogether. The producers are actively searching for a new home for the series. Spoiler alert: "The Holly wood Reporter" sources say that season two was to be set in the 1700s and revolve around Marie Antoinette with many of the key cast members return -Celebrity ExtraBy Cindy Elavsky PICKS OF THE WEEK "Love, Simon" (PG-13) High-school senior Simon Spier (Nick Robinson) is not unlike most of his peers lov ing family, great friends, a secret crush on someone he met online. Although maybe he's not quite like everyone else, since he's gay and hasn't shared this information with his loving family or his great friends, and that secret crush is some one from an anonymous website, so he doesn't even know who it is among his fel low students. As Simon chases romance and accept ance, we are along for the ride, feeling those familiar pangs of longing and insecurity. It's a romcom for the new ages, but it feels just as good and heartwarming as any you've seen before. "I Can Only Imagine" (PG) This musical biopic details the story behind Bart Millard (Michael Finley), the real-life Christian rocker who wrote the titular hit single that is one of the most successful and inspi rational songs in Christian music ever. After an injury, Millard is no longer able to play football to impress his abusive father (Dennis Quaid), and instead turns to singing and performing as part of music class. This leads him to explore music after high school, forming the band MercyMe, and to the success that it will achieve after he reconciles with his father and writes the hit song. Al though it is technically Christian-themed, the story ap peals to a broader audience thanks to a light touch and some genuine heartstringpulling emotions. "Sherlock Gnomes" (PG) Gnomeo (James McAvoy) and Juliet (Emily Blunt) return with their cast of garden characters, as Mr. and Mrs. Montague and Capulet have moved to the big city. The pair are declared the new garden leaders and tasked with setting up home. All across London, however, gnomes are going missing. When Gnomeo and Juliet return to the garden one day to find that all the other inhabitants missing, too, they call in the big guns: the arrogantly confi dent Sherlock Gnomes (Johnny Depp) and his trusty but over looked assistant (Chiwetel Ejiofor), who have been chas ing down a clue-dropping pie mascot named Moriarty (Jamie Demetriou), Sherlock's neme sis, who may be responsible. "Tomb Raider" (PG-13) -Ali cia Vikander stars as Lara Croft in the newest incarnation of the "Tomb Raider" tale. Daughter of an enigmatic archaeologist (Dominic West) who disap peared and is presumed dead, Lara has no interest in taking the reins of the family empire. When she finally receives her dad's true legacy -a mystery surrounding an ancient goddess controlling life and death -it turns out there's nothing this Croft likes more than a puzzle, except perhaps for jumping from disaster to disaster. Al though Vikander's parkour skills are demonstrably on point, the excitement level never exceeded "pretty OK," and with such rich material, it seems like a waste.(c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.Couch TheaterDVD PreviewsBy Sam Struckhoff DVDs reviewed here are available in stores the week of June 11. Ryan Reynolds didn't fare well with "Life" (2017), costarring Jake Gyllenhaal, but had better luck with "The Hitman's Bodyguard" (2017), with Samuel L. Jackson, Oscar-winner Gary Oldman and Selma Hayek ($30 million cost/$176 million gross). He has struck gold by co-writing, producing and starring as "Deadpool" (2017), which grossed $731 million, and its sequel, "Deadpool 2," which is approaching the $500 million mark. Next up is his production of "The Little Stranger," with Domhnall Gleason and Will Poulter, for an Aug. 31 release. That's followed by the Netflix film "Six Underground," with director Michael Bay and writ ten by his "Deadpool" co-writ ers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese. With a $150 million budget, it's set for a 2019 re lease. *** "Monster" Oscar-winner (2004) Charlize Theron who produced and starred in "Gringo," which grossed $9.8 million earlier this year, and "Tully" (which she also pro duced), released in May, with a $9.3 million gross will try producing again when she por trays Megyn Kelly in a film about the women of Fox News and Roger Ailes. *** Richard Gere, whose last film was "The Dinner" (2017) with Laura Linney, is awaiting the release of "Three Christs," with Julianna Margulies, Peter Dinklage and Bradley Whit field, which began filming in August 2016. He's now turning to televi sion, which he's rarely done, to star in the eight-part BBC Two mini-series "MotherFather Son," written by "American Crime Story's" Tom Rob Smith, shooting this summer in London and Spain. *** We'll be seeing lots of Sylvester Stallone. He has two films with Dave Bautista and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson: "Escape Plan 2: Hades" (due June 29) and its sequel, "Plan 3: Devils Station" (already completed), as well as "Creed II," with Michael B. Jordan (out Nov. 21); "Backtrace," with Matthew Modine; and "The Expendables 4" (no cast an nounced yet). Stallone again has written and is producing "Creed II," and you can be sure this time around he'll muscle his way into enough big scenes to win the Oscar he was denied the last time out. Rocky's back, can Rambo V be far behind?(c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc. HollywoodBy Tony Rizzo Top 10 Movies Inside 1. Solo: A Star Wars Story (PG-13) Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson 2. Deadpool 2 (R) Josh Brolin,Ryan Reynolds 3. Adrift (PG-13) Shailene Woodley,Sam Claflin 4. Avengers: Infinity War (PG-13) Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth 5. Book Club (PG-13) Diane Keaton,Jane Fonda 6. Upgrade (R) Logan Mar shall-Green, Richard Anasta sios 7. Life of the Party (PG-13) Melissa McCarthy, Gillian Jacobs 8. Breaking In (PG-13) Gabrielle Union,Billy Burke 9. Action Point (R) Johnny Knoxville, Brigette LundyPaine 10. Overboard (PG-13) Anna Faris, Eugenio Derbez(c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.ing in new roles. With season one perhaps being too trigger ing in our current "gun cli mate," maybe they should just start with season two, which has a historical bent. It might make season one easier for some people to handle in the long run. *** Q: What can you tell me about these "Legally Blonde 3" rumors I've been hearing? Linda F., via email A: I can tell you that it is definitely happening, with Reese Witherspoon and almost all of the original creative team on board! It's been 15 years since "Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde" premiered, so I can't wait to see what Elle and the crew have been up to in the interim. Write to Cindy at King Fea tures Weekly Service, 628 Vir ginia Drive, Orlando, FL 32803; or e-mail her at let ters@cindyelavsky.com.(c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc. B10 The Herald-Advocate, June 14, 2018

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June 14, 2018, The Herald-Advocate B11 A tornado may be to blame for a power outage near Bowling Green over the weekend. Peace River Electric Coop erative reported the outage and the possible twister on a social media account Saturday evening. Sheriffs Office reports that a tornado dropped live power lines on County Line Road, so for safety we are took the sub station offline, according to the PRECO statement posted at 8:45 p.m. The power outage extended into Polk County. According to the statement, PRECO was able to restore power to the majority of cus tomers by back feeding power while crews made re pairs. Jill Newman, emergency management director, said radar records from the Na tional Weather Service show no conclusive signs of a tor nado, but an area of interest near Bowling Green was noted between 6 and 7:30 p.m. There were many outflow boundaries interacting with one another, so its not out of the question something briefly spun up, Newman said. However, nothing on radar is showing tornadic circulation or even broad rotation near the thunderstorm. Some strong winds may have been the culprit.Tornado May Have Caused PRECO Outage ONLINE IMAGE Map depicting outage area. DEAR PAW'S CORNER: Yesterday we had a very scary incident in our back yard. I let our Llasa Apso, "Cherie," run free, knowing that she wouldn't wander into the woods as long as I was on the back porch, watching her. I was reading the newspaper when Cherie started barking. Looking up, I saw two coyotes at the edge of the woods, slowly ap proaching her. I ran toward them, waving my arms and yelling like a crazy person. The coyotes took one look at me and disappeared into the woods. I picked up Cherie and brought her inside. She wasn't hurt, but the situation could have quickly turned tragic if I hadn't looked up in time. For now, I'm keeping her indoors and only letting her out on a leash to relieve herself. Is there anything else I can do? Bob in Leominster, Massachusetts DEAR BOB: Keeping Cherie on a leash for the short term is a good idea, and I'm very glad you were supervising her backyard exploration. Con tact the local animal control agency to report the coyotes' behavior. Long term, you may want to put up fencing at least 6 feet high and 1 foot below ground to deter the coyotes, as well as motion-activated lights. Make sure to keep trash se curely covered and, if possible, indoors. Don't feed pets out side, because coyotes may in vestigate the food smell. Clear brush from your property and keep hedges trimmed. On the plus side, you may never see more than two fullgrown coyotes in your area they are very territorial. If they become problematic, though, your municipality may need to step in and remove or eliminate the coyotes. Send your questions, tips or comments to ask@pawscorner.com.(c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.Paws CornerBy Sam Mazzotta 1. Name the first majorleague relief pitcher to win an MVP award. 2. Pitcher Jim Kaat was in the majors for seven presidential administrations. Name the first and last presidents in of fice when he pitched. 3. When was the last time before 2016 that Army beat Navy in football? 4. Who was the first Euro pean player to win the NBA Defensive Player of the Year award? 5. After the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim joined the NHL for the 1993-94 season, how long was it before the team made the NHL playoffs? 6. In 2018, Chip Ganassi Racing recorded its 200th overall victory. In which car series did Ganassi record a ma jority of its 200 victories? 7. When was the last time before 2017 that France won tennis' Davis Cup? ANSWERS 1. Jim Konstanty, in 1950. 2. Kaat pitched in the ma jors from 1959 to 1983 (from Dwight Eisenhower to Ronald Reagan). 3. It was 2001. 4. Marc Gasol, with Mem phis in 2013. 5. It was the Mighty Ducks' fourth season (1996-97). 6. Ganassi captured 103 of its 200 wins in IndyCar. 7. It was 2001.(c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.Sports QuizBy Chris Richcreek GRILLED PORK CHOPS WITH MANGO SAUCES A smoky, but still sweet, mango sauce adds brilliant, sunny color and a kick of flavor to these simply grilled pork chops. 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 small (4to 6-ounce) onion, finely chopped 1 chipotle chile in adobo, seeded, finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano 2 large ripe mangoes, peeled and chopped 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar 4 (6 ounces each) bone-in pork loin or rib chops, 3/4inch thick Salt Pepper 1 green onion, thinly sliced, for garnish 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, for garnish 1. Prepare outdoor grill for covered direct grilling on medium. 2. Prepare mango sauce: In 12-inch skillet, heat oil on medium-high. Add onion and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Add chipotle and oregano; cook 1 minute, stirring. Add mangoes, water, and sugar; cook 10 minutes or until mangoes are soft, stirring occasion ally. 3. Meanwhile, sprinkle pork with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper to season both sides. Grill, covered, 8 to 9 minutes or until browned outside and still slightly pink in side, turning over once. 4. Transfer pork chops to cutting board; let rest 5 min utes. 5. Spoon mango sauce over pork. Garnish with green onion and cilantro. Serves 4. Each serving: About 385 calories 15g total fat (4g saturated), 80mg cholesterol, 4g dietary fiber, 27g protein. For thousands of triple-tested recipes, visit our Web site at www.goodhousekeeping.com/r ecipes/.(c) 2018 Hearst Communications, Inc. All rights reserved Recipes FromGood Housekeeping NUTRI-BURGERS BBQ season has started, and what's better than a burger cooked over an open flame? 16 ounces extra-lean ground sirloin beef or turkey breast 1/3 cup grated carrots 1/3 cup grated zucchini 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/3 cup chopped onion 1 tablespoon smoke-flavored barbecue sauce 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon taco seasoning 6 wheat hamburger buns 1. In a large bowl, combine meat, carrots, zucchini, green pepper and onion. Stir in barbecue sauce, soy sauce and taco seasoning. Using a 1/3cup measuring cup as a guide, form into 6 patties. 2. Place patties on a medium-hot grill. Cook about 10 minutes on each side or until no longer pink in center. For each serving, place 1 patty on a hamburger bun. Serves 6. HINT: These also can be cooked in a large skillet sprayed with butter-flavored cooking spray. Cook for about 12 to 15 minutes. Each serving equals: 180 calories, 4g fat, 16g protein, 20g carbs, 462mg sodium, 8mg calcium, 4g fiber; Dia betic Exchanges: 2 1/2 Protein, 1 Starch, 1 Vegetable; Carb Choices: 1.(c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.Comfort Foods Made Fast And HealthyBy Healthy Exchanges Quality Color Printing Business Cards Stationery Postcards Labels Pickers Tickets & Cards Flyers Invoices Business Forms Invitations Announcements Letterhead Envelopes Event Tickets Copy Services Magnetic SignsQuality printing services at competitive prices! Communicate in color with our high-quality and highly affordable color printing services. Whether its a business presentation or a personal project, our friendly, helpful staff gets your job done quickly and easily. Prompt Turnaround Rush Service Available Herald-AdvocatePrinters & PublishersP.O. Box 338 115 S. 7th Ave Wauchula, FL 33873(863) 773-3255 The

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Wauchula Hills 3BR 1B Block home, priced to sell $65,000 109 North Bridle Path, Arcadia 2BR 1B Large corner lot, concrete block, central heat and air. $89,000 628 Terrell Rd., Wauchula Lg. 4BR 214B frame house on 2.14 acres Price Reduced $80,000 UNDER CONTRACT 4520 Fair Ave. Bowling Green 3BR 2B stucco block home $99,000 3BR 2B stucco block home on 8th Ave. Zolfo Springs. This home is beautiful inside and has all been updated. $135,000 UNDER CONTRACT 314 Walton Ave. Wauchula 3BR 2B stucco house $89,000 Frank Vasquez Realty, Inc. for more listings 116 Carlton St. Suite A Wauchula, FL 33873 SALESASSOCIATES Miguel A. Santana 863-245-1758 Nancy Craft 863-832-0370cl6:14c FREE ESTIMATES By Hour or ContractH. KIKER Tree Surgery 40 Years Full Time Service INSURED863-453-4942 863-453-4272 Cell: 863-664-9091 Tree Trimming Tree Removal Stump Grinding3601 E. Ramsey Way Avon Park, FL 33825cl5:4tfcBryan Land Services LLCExcavating Grading Land Clearing863-263-8250Ona, FL cl6:7-28p THE PALMS 701 La Playa Drive, Wauchula(863) 773-3809 TDD 800-955-8771 Equal Housing Opportunity Employer & Provider Spacious 2, 3 & 4 BR Garden Apts. Rental rates starting at $537 plus utilities Rental Office Hours cl6:7-28c Monday Friday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM REVELLAUTOSALES BUYHEREPAYHERE8 86 63 3-3 37 75 5-4 41 11 13 3After Hours Call:Travis Revell Sandra Miller863-245-0383 863-781-45775220 Hwy 17N Bowling Green(across from BP)Se Habla EspaolWE ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS cl5:17tfc $ $5 50 00 0 O OF FF FA An ny y V Ve eh hi ic cl le e I In n S St to oc ck k! !M Mu us st t P Pr re es se en nt t C Co ou up po on n( (o on ne e c co ou up po on n p pe er r c cu us st to om me er r) ) $ $5 50 00 0 O OF FF F $ $5 50 00 0 O OF FF F Hills Auto World Dan 735-01 883505 US HWY17 S ZOLFOSPRINGS375-4441 4205 US HWY17 N BOWLINGGREEN cl5:10tfc Sandra Jimmy DIESEL INJECTION REPAIR Pumps, turbos and injectors. Removal and instillation avail able. 863-381-0538. 2:8-1:17p GENERAL OFFICE & CLERICAL worker, 40 hrs week, $8.50 hr., customer service is a priority, and this position is the first point of contact for visitors. Call Pio neer Creek RV Resort to set up an interview, 863-375-4343. 6:14-7:19c HIRING TRUCK DRIVERS, CDL Class A, laborers 18 or older. M-F, 8-5, mill production man ager, mechanic skills required. 863-735-1361, Florida Fence Post Company, 5251 SR64, Ona. 6:7tfc LEARN TO DRIVE A TRUCK! Get your Commercial Driver's Li cense today at South Florida State College. Scholarships available to eligible participants. 863-784-7033. 3:1-9:20p Help Wanted Agriculture LOOKING FOR CERTIFIED CNA & CPR instructors. Need by August 1st. 863-529-9783. 6:14-7:12p LOST: GERMAN SHEPARD, Oct. Ona area. Ansers to Scout, 863-832-1792. 5:17-6:14p HAVE YOU LOST A PET? Con tact animal control in Bowling Green at 863-375-2255 to see if we have your cat or dog. We also have pets for adoption. 4:16dh/tfc WANTED GOOD CONDITION upright Tiger piano, 863-7352507 or 863-781-4105. 6:7,14p Miscellaneous Lost/Found Help Wanted PERSONAL PROPERTY OF Graylin Smith, Linda Ennis, Mar vel Garcia will be sold by warehousemans lien. Said sale will be at B&J Mini-Storage, 210 N. 3rd Ave., Wauchula, Florida at 10 am, July 10, 2018. 6:14,21p PERSONAL PROPERTY OF Ed Schwarts, Raquel Reyna, Mar lane McDonald, Evette Cisneros, Esmerelda Hernandez will be sold by warehousemans lien. Said sale will be at B&J SelfStorage, 667 S. 5th Ave., Wauchula, Florida at 11 am, July 10, 2018. 6:14,21p PERSONAL PROPERTY OF Diane Radandt, Justin New some, Annie Torres, Roberta Martinez, Junior Kilpatrick, Mar lene McDonald will be sold by warehousemans lien. Said sale will be at Bowling Green Stor age, 2030 N. Hwy. 17, Bowling Green, Florida at 9 am, July 10, 2018. 6:14,21p Notices ADOPT A PET! If you have lost a pet or are looking for a new one, the City of Wauchula invites you to come and see if you can find the pet youre looking for. The Wauchula Animal Control is lo cated at 685 Airport Road. Please call 863-773-3265 for more information. tfc-dh ATTENTION! State Statutes 828.29 requires that all cats and dogs sold in Florida be at least 8 weeks old, have an official health certificate, have neces sary shots and be free of para sites. tfc-dh FOR SALE: 2310 sq. ft., 111-113 building on North 7th Ave., Wauchula. Can be used as one office/store or three, 863-7735717 or 863-781-1105. 6:14-7:5c COMMERCIAL, BEER STORE, dance hall, offices, restaurants, store front, houses, junk yard, 863-773-6616, 863-445-0915. 6:7-7:5p Rentals Real Estate Pets Herald-Advocate Hardee Countys Hometown CoveragePRINTERS PUBLISHERSTelephone (863) 773-3255www.TheHeraldAdvocate.comTheOne drip one second from a leaky faucet wastes 540 gal lons of water a year. B12 The Herald-Advocate, June 14, 2018

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THECLASSIFIEDS Michelle Williamson Broker Michelle@thewilliamsongrouprealty.com Everything We Touch Turns To $old West Grape Street, Bowling Green, FL 33834 JUST REDUCED ... SELLER IS MOTIVATED. NICE BUILDING LOT in Bowling Green, Florida. City utilities are available. 1007 E. Oak St. Arcadia, FL 34266863-494-9009thewilliamsongrouprealty.comcl6:14c 1625 Kazen Road, Wauchula, FL 33873 DREAMER'S PARADISE! This 5.5 acre parcel is cleared and ready for your dream home. You will love that you can live in the country but only be minutes from town and shopping. This property is zoned for all of your agricultural needs, so bring your animals, plant your garden/farm, live off the land and even farm to table. The property does have paved road frontage and the owner is motivated to sell. Perfect place at the Perfect Price! Brandi Long Real Estate Agent 863-990-7256 Brandi@thewilliamsongrouprealty.com Erica Bautista Sales Associate 863-244-1957 Erica@thewilliamsongrouprealty.com $6,250 $65,000 6,000+ SF metal building. Located on southbound US Hwy 17. Corner lot with paved parking. Asking $275,000 Two 4.7+ ac parcels located in Lorida. One includes a 30x50 building and water holes. Call John Oneal for more infor mation. 1.19 ac metal warehouse with an office. 9,600 total square feet. Zoned A-1. Shallow well. $130,000 MAKE AN OFFER! VERY MOTI VATED SELLER! 40 acres Presently used for farming & has a well. $360,000 5 acres with a pond. Currently fenced & being used for cattle. $65,500 15 acres with 2 mobile homes Located in Ft Green Asking $800,000 5.43 ac vacant land in town on Florida Avenue South. Zoned C-1. $320,000 206 North 6th Avenue, Wauchula, FL 33873 Office (863)773-0060 Evening (863)781-1338 www.jimseerealty.com James V. See, Jr., Broker Rick KnightRealtor Associates Rick Knight ............... (863) 781-1396 Dusty Albritton ........... (863) 781-0161 Shane Conley ............. (863) 781-9664 Justin Smith ................ (863-781-3432 John Oneal ............... (863) 381-2535 Karen Oneal............ (863) 781-7633 cl6:14c ATTENTION! The Federal Fair Housing Act prohibits advertis ing any preference or limitation based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or the intention to make such a preference or limitation. Familial status in cludes children under 18 living with parents or guardians and pregnant women. tfc-dh PET AND HOUSE SITTING Services, Hardee county native. Patti Ready. 863-399-2013. 6:14p COMPLETE LAWN & TREE Serv ice. James Moore, 786-6629104. 6:14-7:5nc CANCER SURVIVOR MEETING Wednesday at the new hospital. Go through maintenance. For more information call Billy 239821-4184. 4:12tfcdh Services Rentals VITAS INNOVATIVE HOSPICE Care offers a bereavement walkin support group for those that have experienced the loss of a love one. Beginning 9/2/16 every Friday at 1 p.m. in the VITAS office, 113 W. Main Street, Wauchula, 863-583-7100. 8:18tfc-dh ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Thursday 7:00 p.m., Grace Fel lowship Church, 131 S. 8th Ave., Wauchula. Bill 727-326-3816. tfc-dh *** NEED A WELL OR HAVE PUMP TROUBLE? CALL ULLRICHS PITCHER PUMP For complete well, sales, service and installation, call 863-773-6448. 7:18tfc THE WAUCHULA LIONS CLUB collects NOT broken prescrip tion eyeglasses, cases and sunglasses. Please drop off at 735 N. 6th Ave. tfc-dh Services DO YOU HAVE a problem with drugs? Narcotics Anonymous meets Monday, Thursday and Friday night 7:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, at the corner of Palmetto and 7th Ave., Wauchula. tfc-dh IS ALCOHOL CAUSING a prob lem? Call Alcoholics Anony mous in Hardee county at 863-781-6414. Several weekly meetings. tfc-dh ATTENTION! State Statutes 489119 Section 5 Paragraph B and Hardee County Ordinance 87-09 Section 10 Paragraph D require all ads for any construction-related service to carry the con tractors licence number. tfc-dh SATURDAY, 7-1, 1397 Florida Ave. Floridas First Assembly. All proceeds go to youths mis sion trip. 6:14c Yard Sales Services MOVING SALE! THURSDAY, Friday, 8-?, 405 South 7th Ave., Wauchula. 6:14p FRIDAY, SATURDAY, 8-?, 1000 plus books and DVDs, buy 5 get 6th free, clothes, furniture, appli ances, etc. 216 Park Drive, Riverview, Wauchula. 6:14p THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATUR DAY, 9-?, 1404 Lost Acres Drive off Old Bradenton Road. Large yard sale. 6:14p LATEST DELIVERY OF Furniture is great. Check it out, especially mirrors, pictures, dining tables, etc. Hannahs Hope Chest. Open M, T, Th, F, 9-4, 226 West Main St. 6:7-28c Yard SalesS. Derringer Harvesting, Inc. is hiring five Ag Equipment Operators to operate equipment used to harvest watermelon in Wicomico County, MD for a temporary period starting on 07/20/2018 and ending on 09/20/2018. Twelve (12) months of verifiable work experience operating ag equipment are required. The wages offered are the highest of $12.05/hr. or applicable piece rates. Must have the correct type of license required by State and Federals laws. All drivers will be required to have a CDL license, and drivers responsible for trans porting workers will be required to have a valid and unexpired Federal Farm Labor Contractor or Federal Farm Labor Contractor Employee Registration with driving authorization. Will be responsible for operating the buses used to move watermelon from the field to the packinghouse and storage facility. Must be able to safely operate the buses that are used to transport workers to and from work sites. Should be able to provide proof of accident-free driving record and background. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. Also, drug testing and background checks will occur during the interview process and will be conducted at the sole cost and discretion of the employer. Workers must be able to lift 50lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday and able to lift and carry 50lbs. in field. Employer guarantees work will be available for at least three-quarters of the period stated. Required tools supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to worker. Housing will be available for workers who cannot reason ably return home after each working day. Transportation and subsistence expenses will be provided, or reimbursed after 50% of the work contract is completed, if appropriate. Applicants should apply for the position at their local State Workforce Agency office. Job Order Number: MD829597. cl6:14pS. Derringer Harvesting, Inc. is hiring 42 farmworkers to load, unload and pack watermelon crops in Wicomico County, MD for a temporary period starting on 07/20/2018 and ending on 09/20/2018. Two months verifiable experience harvesting watermelons is required. The wages offered are the highest of $12.05/hr. or applicable piece rates. This job requires prolonged standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Drug Testing and background checks may occur during the interview process. Workers must be able to lift and carry 50lbs. repetitively throughout the workday. Employer guarantees work will be available for at least three-quarters of the period stated. Required tools supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to worker. Housing will be available for workers who cannot reasonably return home after each working day. Transportation and meal expenses will be provided, or reimbursed after 50% of the work contract is completed, if appro priate. Applicants should apply for the position at their local State Workforce Agency office. Job Order Number: MD830046. cl6:14pLagunita Harvesting, LLC is hiring 60 farmworkers to harvest watermelons in Daviess County, KY for a temporary period from 07/16/2018 to 09/20/2018. The wages offered are the highest of $11.19/hr. or applicable piece rates. Two (2) months verifiable experience harvesting watermelons is required. Prolonged standing, bending, stooping, and reaching required. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. All drug testing and background checks may occur during the interview process and will be conducted at the sole discretion of the employer. Must be able to lift 70lbs to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday and able to lift and carry 70 lbs. in field. Employer guarantees work will be available for at least three-quarters of the period stated. Required tools supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to worker. Housing will be available for workers who cannot reasonably return home after each working day. Transportation and meal expenses will be provided, or reimbursed after 50% of the work contract is com pleted, if appropriate. Applicants should apply for the position at their local State Workforce Agency office. Job Order Number: KY860281621. cl6:14pHARDEECARCOMPANY(Across From First National Bank) B Bu uy y H He er r e e P P a ay y H He er r e e773-6667 cl5:25tfc Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete. 6/14/2018Sun Data Rise: 6:31 AM Set: 8:23 PM Day Length 13 hrs. 52 mins. Moon Data Rise: 7:22 AM Set: 9:27 PM Overhead: 2:25 PM Underfoot: 1:54 AM Moon Phase 1% Waxing Crescent Major Times 1:54 AM 3:54 AM 2:25 PM 4:25 PM Minor Times 7:22 AM 8:22 AM 9:27 PM 10:27 PM Prediction Hunting or Fishing Better++ Time Zone UTC: -46/15/2018Sun Data Rise: 6:31 AM Set: 8:23 PM Day Length 13 hrs. 52 mins. Moon Data Rise: 8:25 AM Set: 10:27 PM Overhead: 3:28 PM Underfoot: 2:57 AM Moon Phase 5% Waxing Crescent Major Times 2:57 AM 4:57 AM 3:28 PM 5:28 PM Minor Times 8:25 AM 9:25 AM 10:27 PM 11:27 PM Prediction Hunting or Fishing Better Time Zone UTC: -4 6/16/2018Sun Data Rise: 6:31 AM Set: 8:24 PM Day Length 13 hrs. 53 mins. Moon Data Rise: 9:31 AM Set: 11:23 PM Overhead: 4:30 PM Underfoot: 3:59 AM Moon Phase 12% Waxing Crescent Major Times 3:59 AM 5:59 AM 4:30 PM 6:30 PM Minor Times 9:31 AM 10:31 AM 11:23 PM 12:23 AM Prediction Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -46/17/2018Sun Data Rise: 6:31 AM Set: 8:24 PM Day Length 13 hrs. 53 mins. Moon Data Rise: 10:37 AM Set: --:-Overhead: 5:28 PM Underfoot: 4:59 AM Moon Phase 20% Waxing Crescent Major Times 4:59 AM 6:59 AM 5:28 PM 7:28 PM Minor Times --:---:-10:37 AM 11:37 AM Prediction Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -4 6/18/2018Sun Data Rise: 6:31 AM Set: 8:24 PM Day Length 13 hrs. 53 mins. Moon Data Rise: 11:42 AM Set: 12:11 AM Overhead: 6:22 PM Underfoot: 5:56 AM Moon Phase 30% Waxing Crescent Major Times 5:56 AM 7:56 AM 6:22 PM 8:22 PM Minor Times 12:11 AM 1:11 AM 11:42 AM 12:42 PM Prediction Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -46/19/2018Sun Data Rise: 6:31 AM Set: 8:24 PM Day Length 13 hrs. 53 mins. Moon Data Rise: 12:44 PM Set: 12:55 AM Overhead: 7:14 PM Underfoot: 6:48 AM Moon Phase 41% Waxing Crescent Major Times 6:48 AM 8:48 AM 7:14 PM 9:14 PM Minor Times 12:55 AM 1:55 AM 12:44 PM 1:44 PM Prediction Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -4 6/20/2018Sun Data Rise: 6:32 AM Set: 8:25 PM Day Length 13 hrs. 53 mins. Moon Data Rise: 1:44 PM Set: 1:36 AM Overhead: 8:02 PM Underfoot: 7:38 AM Moon Phase 50% First Quarter Major Times 7:38 AM 9:38 AM 8:02 PM 10:02 PM Minor Times 1:36 AM 2:36 AM 1:44 PM 2:44 PM Prediction Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -46/21/2018Sun Data Rise: 6:32 AM Set: 8:25 PM Day Length 13 hrs. 53 mins. Moon Data Rise: 2:41 PM Set: 2:13 AM Overhead: 8:49 PM Underfoot: 8:26 AM Moon Phase 63% Waxing Gibbous Major Times 8:26 AM 10:26 AM 8:49 PM 10:49 PM Minor Times 2:13 AM 3:13 AM 2:41 PM 3:41 PM Prediction Hunting or Fishing Average Time Zone UTC: -4 Solunar ForecastProvided courtesy of solunarforecast.com CABINET OF CURIOSITIES "Cabinet of curiosities" was the name of an important room in the 1600s and, years later, a "cabinet of curiosities" meant just a cabinet. The room often had displays of skeletons, minerals, horns and plants, and some man-made fantasies like a mermaid or piece of the "True Cross." Collections of medals, silverware, stamps, minerals and other unusual things were popular in later cabinets. The early elaborate rooms with un usual displays were a sign of social importance. The simpler cabinet suggested the owner was a scientist or researcher with less status. A recent James Julia auction sold a Victorian bird's eye maple specimen cab inet with carved trim, columns, cases, drawers of various sizes, locks, keys and a mirror. It had been refinished, so the 63-inch high cabinet sold for $1,936. The cabinets sell quickly, no doubt to be used by a 21st-century collector. *** Q: I have a Pairpoint pickle castor, but I don't have the glass insert for it. Will this drastically reduce the price? Should I try to find a suitable piece of glassware and marry the piece or sell it as it is? A: Pickle castors were popular in about 1890. A silver or other metal frame held a glass jar, which usually had a silver or silver-plated top. The holder had a handle and a hook that held a pair of tongs. Replace ment frames and glass jars have been made. You may be able to find a replacement glass jar online, or at antiques shows and shops. A replacement glass insert won't add enough to the price to cover the cost of the glass and your time. Original pickle castors with colored glass insets sell from $100$250. Q: I have an Edison GEM lightbulb from about 1905 with the sticker still on it. Can you tell me its approxi mate value and who would be interested in this? A: The letters GEM stand for General Electric Metal lized. The GEM filament was invented by Willis Rodney Whitney, the director of the General Electric research lab in Schenectady, New York. GEM lightbulbs were made from 1905 to 1918, when production stopped to conserve fuel during World War I. There are collec tors who want any unusual lightbulbs. Look for sources online that sell vintage light bulbs. Most also will buy them. GEM bulbs sell online for $10 to $15. CURRENT PRICES Yo-yo, tin lithograph, space shuttle, astronaut in rocket, red, yellow, blue and white, Japan, 1950s, $15. Corncob holders, skewers, sterling silver, corncob shape handles with spear-shaped spikes, signed, Webster, 1960s, 3 inches, set of 8, $135. Fishing rod, wooden halibut rod with copper reel, Mathews Conveyer Co., c. 1910, 39 inches, $365. Poison ring, silver and gold gilt, garnet cabochon center, oval locket with clasp, rope twist and scroll design, c. 1800, size 10, $1,040. TIP: Clean your jewelry with jewelry cleaner or deter gent suds and warm water. Brush the back to remove soap residue or other dirt from the back of the stones. For more collecting news, tips and resources, visit www.Kovels.com(c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.Kovels Antiques & Collecting By Terry & Kim KovelThis strange cabinet was made in the 19th century to display many small, unusual items, known then as curiosities. It auctioned for $1,936. June 14, 2018, The Herald-Advocate B13

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6:14c Wauchula Elementary Honors Breakfast Celebrates Year-Long A’s & B’s COURTESY PHOTOS • MONTAGE BY DARLENE WILLIAMS ______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 252017CA000441 VANDERBILT MORTGAGE ANDFINANCE, INC., Plaintiff(s), vs.CARRIE H. FINE A/K/A CARRIEHELEN FINA; THE UNKNOWNSPOUSE OF CARRIE H. FINEA/K/A CARRIE HELEN FINA; Defendant(s). _____________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to Plaintiff'sFinal Judgment of Foreclosureentered on June 4, 2018, in theabove-captioned action, theClerk of Court will sell to thehighest and best bidder for cashin the second floor hallway out side of Room 202 of the HardeeCounty Courthouse, 417 WestMain Street, Wauchula, Florida33873 in accordance with Chap ter 45, Florida Statutes on the 27day of June, 2018 at 11:00 AMon the following described prop erty as set forth in said FinalJudgment of Foreclosure ororder, to wit: BEGIN AT THE SOUTH EAST CORNER OF THESOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THESOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THESOUTHWEST 1/4 OFSECTION 24, TOWNSHIP34 SOUTH, RANGE 25EAST, HARDEE COUNTY,FLORIDA, AND RUNWEST 127 FEET TO THEPOINT OF BEGINNING;THENCE NORTH 135FEET; THENCE WEST 69FEET; THENCE SOUTH135 FEET; THENCE EAST69 FEET TO THE POINTOF BEGINNING.AND BEGIN AT THE SOUTH EAST CORNER OF THESOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THESOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THESOUTHWEST 1/4 OFSECTION 24, TOWNSHIP34 SOUTH, RANGE 25EAST, HARDEE COUNTY,FLORIDA, AND RUNWEST 196 FEET TO THEPOINT OF BEGINNING;THENCE NORTH 135FEET; THENCE WEST 80FEET; THENCE SOUTH135 FEET; THENCE EAST80 FEET TO THE POINTOF BEGINNING.TOGETHER WITH THATCERTAIN 2006 MANU FACTURED HOME, I.D.NO. WHC014914GA,TITLE NO. 95622513, RPDECAL NO. 12659938 COMMONLY KNOWN AS 1011 STEVEROBERTS SPECIAL,ZOLFO SPRINGS, FL33890 Any person claiming an inter est in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. AMERICANS WITH DISABILI TIES ACT. If you are a personwith a disability who needs anyaccommodation in order to par ticipate in this proceeding, youare entitled, at no cost to you, tothe provision of certain assis tance. Please contact the Officeof the Court Administrator, 255N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow,Florida 33830, (863) 534-4686, atleast 7 days before your sched uled court appearance, or imme diately upon receiving thisnotification if the time before thescheduled appearance is lessthan 7 days; if you are hearing orvoice impaired, call 711. VICTORIA L. ROGERS, Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Connie Coker Deputy Clerk 6:14,21c ______________________________ ______________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 252016CA000471 MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION Plaintiff, vs.CARL R. DANIELS, et al, Defendants. _____________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or FinalJudgment of Foreclosure datedJune 6, 2018, and entered inCase No. 252016CA000471of the Circuit Court of the TENTHJudicial Circuit in and forHardee County, Florida, whereinCARL R. DANIEL; BRENDADANIELS A/K/A BRENDA D.DANIELS and SUNCOASTSCHOOLS FEDERAL CREDITUNION, the Defendants. VictoriaL. Rogers, Clerk of the CircuitCourt in and for Hardee County,Florida will sell to the highestand best bidder for cash atHardee County Courthouse, 417W. Main Street, Second FloorHallway, Outside Room 202,Wauchula, FL 33873 at 11:00 AMon 27 day of June, 2018, the fol lowing described property asset forth in said Order or FinalJudgment, to wit: THE EAST 61 FEET OFTHE WEST 122.7 FEETOF LOTS 8, 9 AND 10, INBLOCK "C" OF MILLERAND CASON ADDITIONTO CITY OF WAUCHULA,FLORIDA, AS PER PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 2-107,HARDEE COUNTY,FLORIDA. IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIM ING A RIGHT TO FUNDS RE MAINING AFTER THE SALE,YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHTHE CLERK OF COURT NOLATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTERTHE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILEA CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BEENTITLED TO ANY REMAININGFUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLYTHE OWNER OF RECORD ASOF THE DATE OF THE LIS PEN DENS MAY CLAIM THE SUR PLUS.If the sale is set aside, the Pur chaser may be entitled to only areturn of the sale deposit lessany applicable fees and costsand shall have no further re course against the Mortgagor,Mortgagee or the Mortgagee’sAttorney.DATED at Hardee County,Florida, this 7 day of June, 2018. VICTORIA L. ROGERS, Clerk Hardee County, Florida By: Connie Coker Deputy Clerk "In accordance with the Ameri cans With Disabilities Act, per sons in need of a specialaccommodation to participate inthis proceeding shall, withinseven (7) days prior to any pro ceeding, contact the Administra tive Office of the Court, HardeeCounty, 417 West Main Street,Room 202, Wauchula, FL 33873,Telephone (863) 773-4174, viaFlorida Relay Service". 6:14,21c ______________________________ Notices RASPBERRY-LEMONADE GRANITA Here's a cool way to cele brate the start of raspberry sea son.2 to 3 lemons3/4 cup sugar3 cups water1 pint raspberries 1. From lemons, grate 1 tea spoon peel and squeeze 1/4cup juice. 2. In 1-quart saucepan, heat sugar, lemon peel and 1 1/2cups water to boiling over highheat, stirring to dissolve sugar.Remove saucepan from heat;stir in raspberries. Cool sugarsyrup to room temperature. 3. In food processor with knife blade attached, blendmixture until pureed. Withback of spoon, press pureethrough sieve into bowl; dis card seeds. Stir in lemon juiceand remaining 1 1/2 cupswater. Pour into 13-by-9-inchmetal baking pan. 4. Cover and freeze mixture about 1 1/2 hours or untilfrozen around the edges. Withfork, scrape ice, mixing it fromthe edge to the center. Repeatprocess about every 30 min utes or until mixture turns intoice shards, about 1 1/2 hours. 5. Serve granita right away, spooning shards into chilleddessert dishes or wine goblets.Or, cover and freeze up to 1month. To serve, let standabout 5 minutes at room tem perature to soften slightly.Makes about 8 cups, or 16servings.For thousands of triple-testedrecipes, visit our Web site atwww.goodhousekeeping.com/recipes/. (c) 2018 Hearst Communications, Inc. All rights reserved Recipes From Good Housekeeping B14 The Herald-Advocate, June 14, 2018