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Thursday, August 25, 2005 -Vol. 91 No. 11 Frostproof's Hometown Newspaper for More Than 85 Years 50 cents
At a Glance
The Frostproof City Council
would like to remind everyone,
the next two regular City Coun-
cil Public Meetings will be held
Monday, Sept. 12 and Monday,
Sept. 26 at 6 PM. The first and
second Public Budget Hearings
are scheduled for Monday,
Sept. 12 and Monday, Sept. 26
at 5:30 PM. As of Oct.3 the
meetings will revert back to the
first and third Monday. For
more information call 635-
A meeting will be held at the
First Baptist Church, 96 West B
Street, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 7 PM
for ALL Area Residents who
have concerns with the high
water levels in the following
Lakes; Crooked Lake, Clinch
Lake, Reedy Lake, and Arbuck-
le. If this affects you or some-
one you know you are encour-
aged to attend.
Cargill Juice North America,
Inc. .invites you to the First
Annual United Way Golf Tour-
nament Saturday, October 1, at
the Lake Wales Country Club
located on State Road 60 East,
There will be a 8AM Shot-
gun start and a Hole-in-one
chance towin a 2005 Ford Mus-
tang 2-year lease from Lake-
All proceeds benefit the
United Way.of Central Florida.
Free Parenting Classes
beginning August 21st, 2005,
Our goal as parents is to
'raise our children to be joyful,
productive and responsible
Can you imagine raising
children without fighting, tem-
per tantrums, or rebellion?
The principles taught in
both "Parenting With Love and
Logic" and for "Parenting With
Love and Logic, Teens" will
help us help our children to
make responsible, logical
choices of life.
Both classes will be taught
by Jerry F. Phillips, a Licensed
Mental Health Counselor.
Call for more information
and reservation (863) 635-
First Aid safety
The Polk County Chapter of
the American Red Cross is
teaching an adult CPR, First Aid
and AED class August 27. The
class will be held frbm 8 am to
6 pm at the American Red
Cross, located at 147 Avenue A,
NW in Winter Haven.
Class participants will learn
how to perform CPR and the
first aid skills needed to
respond to an emergency. The
class also covers how to use an
automated external defibrilla-
tor in cases of sudden cardiac
The cost of the class is $50,
which includes materials. Pre-
registration is required. For
more information about Red
Cross health and safety classes,
or to register for this class, call
,(863) 294-5941 or visit the web-
site at http:/polkcountyfl.red-
FHS Class of 1995
If you or someone you
know is a graduate of Frost-
proof High School-Class of
1995, please contact Cheryl L.
Fulford (863) 559-4832.
See Page 2 for information about
how to contact the newspaper.
Online news & information
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City hires interim mana
By Cindy Monk
At the Aug. 22 Frostproof City
Council meeting, Robert
Cheatham was voted in as Inter-
im City Manager unanimously by
council members to be effective
immediately. Interim City Manag-
er Barbara Smith said, "I will call
him as soon as this meeting is
over," this brought laughs by
City of Frostproof Police Lt.
Yancy Plair and each council
member looked into Mr.
Cheatham's background as well
an extensive ten year background
investigation performed by
Charles A. Salemme.
Council member Otto Polk
said he was amazed by the inves-
tigation done, performed by
Charles A. Salemme.
Council members each said in
talking with past co-workers of
Mr. Cheatham's there were posi-
tive responses and a few negative
responses, but most felt he would
be a good candidate for Interim
Authorization was passed for
the payment of $19,968.61 to Mr.
Brock Self for the investigation of
the sexual harassment claim
made by Stella Heath against for-
mer City Manager Elly Johnson..
An update on water quality
issues raised more questions as
local resident Bea Reifreis came
forward with extensive informa-
tion regarding the city's lack of
care or knowledge in filing appro-
priate applications with the Polk
County Department of Health for
swim areas to be tested. Applica-
tions to have the water tested
once a month should be submit-
ted as long as there are open pub-
lic swim areas.
An application was not sub-
mitted for the swim area near the
boat landing or near the areas
where picnic tables once were in
use (now under water). Signs are
to be posted indicating swim
areas are open or if swim areas
are closed. Interim City Manager
Barbara Smith said the city would
post new signs in the swim areas.
The boat races which were to
be held Oct. 1 and Oct. 2 were
cancelled for this year and the
funds paid will carry over for next
There will be a public meeting
Thursday, Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. to dis-
cuss the issues regarding the
As a reminder, the next two
regular City Council public meet-
ings will be held Monday, Sept. 12
and Monday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m.
The first and second
Public Budget Hearings are
scheduled for Monday, Sept. 12,
and Monday, Sept.26 at 5:30 p.m.
mailed Aug. 19
Marsha Faux, Property
Appraiser has announced that
the Notice of Property Assess-
ment (TRIM Notices) will be
mailed on August 19 to every
property owner. It shows the
estimated "just value" of your
property as of January 1.
?When you receive your TRIM
Notice, review it carefully.
Both sides of your notice pro-
vide important information.
Please note the wording at the.
top: DO NOT PAY-THIS IS
NOT A BILL. NO money is due
at this time.
The notice will show both
last year's and this year's val-
ues and exemptions. But most
homeowners will not see
much- of an increase in the
assessed value of their home
due to Save Our Homes.? All
residences with a homestead
exemption are limited to a 3%
cap on assessment increases.
When you purchase a home
from someone who has had a
"capped" value, the "capped"
value will remain in effect
only for the year of purchase.
The primary mission at the
Property Appraiser's Office is
to estimate fair and just values
for all real and tangible prop-
erties in the county. Many fac-
tors influence value, and an
important one is the amount
that similar properties sell for
on the open market.? After
noting this year's value, ask
yourself whether your proper-
ty can be sold for the indicated
market value. This is crucial
because Florida law requires
that properties be appraised at
fair market value. If you
believe that you could not sell
your property for the market
value indicated on the notice,
you may request that the
Property' Appraiser review
See TRIM -Page 2
on bus schedule
Changes to Bus
Route 35 drastically
reduce wait time
Polk County Transit Services
(PCTS) is hoping to increase rid-
ership on its rural bus routes by
implementing changes that will
drastically reduce waiting times
and increase hours of opera-
Effective September 1, transit
officials will eliminate the sel-
dom-used "Alternate Express
Route 35" in order to offer the
more popular "Regular Route
35" more frequently. Both routes
run from Frostproof to Eagle
Ridge Mall in Lake Wales, but
the alternate route takes a more
direct route along Highway 27.
Elimination of the alternate
route will enable transit officials
to offer the regular Route 35 five
"A passenger who takes Reg,
ular Route 35 to Eagle Ridge Mall
now has to wait four or five
hours to catch the next bus
back," said Jack Camp, supervi-
sor of fixed-route bus service for
PCTS. "Once we start running
the route five times a day, the
next bus will be back within a
Two stops from the alternate
route will be incorporated into
the new Route 35 a loop
around Lake Wales Plaza and a
segment from Highway 17 in
Frostproof to Highway 98 at 27.
Consequently, those few riders
who used the alternate route will
still be able to get to all the same
places, but with drastically
reduced waiting times.
Also effective September 1,
transit officials will extend the
See Bus -Page 2
The FHS Bulldogs removed
the stinger out of the Haines City
Hornets last Friday night with a
27-6 win. The Bulldogs charged
on their home field with a'sense
of determination. That determi-
nation continued through the
night with good defense strate-
gies as well as touchdowns
made by Carlton Thomas (2),
Cedric 'Scooter' Cox (1) and
Jesse Land (1).
This years Bulldog team
appear to have a positive, moti-
vated spirit to make it a good sea-
son.-In talking with some players
last week they said they were
ready to play ball. They also said
"we had a really good practice
today" "we are looking good"
"the Coaches even thought we
had a good practice".
If last Friday's opening season
game is a sign of what's to come
this season it's going to take a lot
of effort to muzzle the FHS Bull-
WIU Warriors ready for Newberry
The Webber Warriors were event that lasted approximately Ponds picked up a Craig Kyros
on the field for the second week two hours. The white team fumble on a punt return and ran
in a row, for their final scrim- came out with a vengeance as it for a 33 yard touchdown. Jor-
mage before their season open- they defeated the green team dan Green then made a leaping
er against Newberry College on 28-0. Both defenses came out cath t end the third r
Saturday, August 27. Many fans strong, making yards difficult to catc toend the thid quarter.
braved the sweltering heat to come by. Dedrick Sykes made a To cap the day, Matt Leone hit
watch the Warriors tune up for nice pass to PJ Curbeam who Makaala Kuewa for a 49-yard
next week's game The oreen made an acrnhaticr atrh in the touchdown with fourteen sec-
squad went up against the
white squad for an exhibition
second quarter for the first
touchdown on the day. Artis
See White Page 2
Garden salutes rescue workers
Proceeds to benefit have the opportunity to see dis-
plays of law enforcement, fire res-
Police Athletic cue and emergency medical serv-
League program ices from around Florida.
Participating agencies include:
Cypress Gardens Adventure Lakeland Police Department,
Park has named Saturday, Aug. Winter Haven Police Depart-
27th as Emergency Responders ment, Polk County Sheriff's
Appreciation Day and will honor Office, Sarasota County Sheriff's
the men and women responsible Office, Lake Wales Police Depart-
for keeping the communities that ment, Hernando County Sheriff's
we live, work and play in safe. Office, Lake County Sheriff's
Proceeds from guest admission Office Orlando Police Depart-
this daywill be donated to benefit ffice, rlando Police epart-
the children who participate in ment and many more. These
both the Lakeland and Winter agencies will showcase every-
Haven Police Athletic Leagues thing from helicopters, emer-
(PAL). PAL was formed to help agency personnel carrier tanks
prevent juvenile crime and vio- and motorcycles to SWAT equip-
lence using recreation-oriented ment, speed boats and robots.
programs that rely heavily upon The day will be highlighted with a
athletics and education. special speed boat and K-9
All park guests on this day will demonstration at the ski show
stadium immediately following
the 1 p.m. Ski Show.
The park is also extending a
discounted admission of $27.95
plus tax for any police and
fire/rescue personnel to come
out to the park with their families
and enjoy all the wonderful
attractions the new park has to
Cypress Gardens Adventure
Park reopened in December of
2004 with a blend of exciting new
rides, historic botanical gardens,
an all-new animal area, Splash
Island water park, daily shows,
Jubilee Junction, a quaint shop-
ping and food village, as well as a
line-up of more than 50 concerts
and special events throughout
See PAL Page 2
Submitted to the Frostproof News/Bea Relfels
District Governor visits
Pictured Frostproof Rotary Club President Bea Reifeis,
Rotary District 6890 Governor Victor Helou, Barbara
Shayeb-Helou of the Rotary Club of Tampa Downtown
Daybreak, and Assistant Governor Michelle Ouellette ol
the Rotary Club of Lake Wales.
Sports: FHS Bulldogs Charge onto the Field!
Frostproof News photo/Cindy Monk
The Frostproof High School Bulldog Football team charged on the football field last Fri-
day night with a sense Of power and control to defeat the Haines City Hornets.
Frostproof News photo/Cindy Monk Frostproof News photo/Cindy Monk
FHS Bulldog receiver # 20 Carlton Thomas Cedric 'Scooter' Cox dodged several
is pictured trying to elude this Haines City Haines City players last Friday night to
High School player. complete a touchdown.
Hornet's stinger gets removed
2 The Frostproof News, Thursday, August 25, 2005
for special events
The Polk County Leisure Ser-
vices Division needs volunteers
for upcoming special events.
Volunteers will have the oppor-
tunity to meet others, make a
difference, maximize employ-
ment preparation, earn com-
munity service hours, and have
fun! All volunteers must be at
least 14 years of age. Volunteers
are needed at the following
Date: Friday and/or Saturday,
Oct. 14 and Oct. 15, 2005.
Hours: 9 am- 3pm.
Location: Homeland Her-
itage Park" between Bartow &
Assignments Available- Festi-
val Greeters, Information Booth
Attendant, Parking Attendants,
Food Servers, and Emcees.
All volunteers will receive a
Hayride & Happenings
Date: Saturday, Oct. 30, 2005.
Hours: 4 pm- 10 pm.
Location: Carter Road Park
Continued From Page 1
onds left in the game. For special
teams, Carlos Ojeda went 4-for-4
on his extra point attempts. To
highlight the day, Travis Tubbs, a
freshman from Hardee County,
had a strong 55 yard punt. As for
(South Lakeland behind Super
construction, hayride scenery
staging, bag hander, haunted
hayride monitors, hayride atten-
dants, inflatable games atten-
dant, volunteer tent registrar,
carnival games attendant, stage
hand, food attendant, door
prize attendant, parking atten-
All Volunteers will receive a
free meal and T-shirt.
Reptile Run 5K
Date: Saturday, Sept. 24,
2005. Hours: 7am- 11am.
Location: Saddle Creek Park
(Off of US 92 between Lakeland
course monitor, race registrar,
refreshment host/hostess, and
All Volunteers will receive
free refreshments and race
For more information or to
sign up to be a volunteer please
call the Polk County Leisure Ser-
vices Division at 534-4340.
defense, both sides combined for
seven sack's on the day and there
was not too much to be had for
the running game. This week
concluded the Warriors two-a-
day practices, as next week Web-
ber prepares for their home open-
er. The Warriors take, on
Newberry College on Saturday
August 27, 1 p.m., at Legion Field
in Lake Wales.
Submitted to the Frostproof News/Bea Reifeis
Young receives scholarship
Derek Young, recipient of a 4-year $4000 Frostproof
Rotary Academic Scholarship, recently attended a meet-
ing of the Frostproof Rotary Club to thank members for
the scholarship. Derek graduated from Frostproof Middle
Senior High School in May and is attending the Universi-
ty of Central Florida. He lives in Frostproof and is the son
of Richard and Sharon Young. He is pictured with Past
President David Trimmier.
Continued From Page 1
hours of operation for Route 35
and Route 25 (Fort Meade to Bar-
tow) from 8 to 10 hours per day.
Both routes will operate from 7:15
a.m. to 6:15 p.m., with no service
from 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. The
expanded hours for Route 25 will
enable employees who work tradi-
tional hours at either of the Bartow
government complexes to ride the
bus to work.
"We listened to a lot of residents
who said they wanted to take the
bus to their early morning and late
Continued From Page 1
the year. The park is located in
afternoon appointments at the
Health Department, and we lis-
tened to a lot of government
employees who told us they want-
ed to ride the bus to work," Camp
said. "By adding two service hours
to Route 25, they can do both."
Transit officials are hoping the
route and time changes will help
boost ridership on the rural routes.
"If we can get the ridership built
up, we can offer more service to
these communities in the future -
faster service, more convenient
service," Camp said.
For more information about the
rural route changes, or any of Tran-
sit Services' bus services, call 534-
Winter Haven, Florida four miles
west of SR 27 on Cypress Gardens
Boulevard. For more information,
visit www.cypressgardens.com or
call (863) 324-2111.
FMSHS 2005 Sports Schedules
All games are begin at 7:30 PM
Friday- 8/26-Nature Coast
Friday- 9/2 Moore Haven
Friday- 9/16-Avon Park
Friday- 9/23-Lake Placid
Friday- 9/30-*Cardinal Mooney
Friday-. 10/7-Mulberry (Parent
Friday- 10/28-Berkeley Prep
Friday- 11/4- Fort Meade
FHS-Varsity Coaching Staff:
Head Coach-Ben Maddox,
Asst. Head Coach-Clay Brantly,
Jason Drum, David McCullers,
and Yancey Plair.
All games begin at 7:00PM
Thursday- 9/1- Sebring
Thursday- 9/8- Fort Meade
Thursday- 9/15- Lake Placid
Thursday- 9/22- Avon Park
Thursday- 9/29- Mulberry
Thursday- 10/06- Hardee
Thursday- 10/13- Lake Placid
Thursday- 10/20- Mulberry
Ernest Respress-JV. Head
Coach, Pat Garrett-Assistant
Coach, Brian Schmidt-Assistant
All games begin at 5:30PM
Tuesday- 9/13- Sebring MS
Tuesday- 9/27- Hardee MS
Tuesday- 10/04- Lake Placid
Tuesday- 10/11- Desoto Ms
Tuesday- 10/18- Hill Gustat MS
Tuesday- 10/25- Avon Park MS
Perry Brown-MS Head Coach,
Coach, Keith Jenkins-Assistant
Mary Spurlock-Head Coach,
Julie Brantley-Varsity Assistant
Coach, Donna Nicholson-Assis-
tant JV Coach.
Christian -Away 6/7PM
Tuesday- 08/30- Ft. Meade
Thursday- 09/01- *Mulberry
Thursday- 09/08- *McKeel
Monday- 09/12- Avon Park
Thursday- 09/15- *Lake Placid
Monday- 09/19- Hardee
Thursday- 09/22- *Mulberry
Tuesday- 09/27- Ft. Meade
Thursday- 09/29- McKeel
Tuesday- 10/04- *Lake Placid
Thursday- 10/06- Heartland
Christian Home 6/7/PM
-Home 6/7:30PM -
Tuesday- 10/11- Avon Park
Thursday- 10/13- Lake Wales
-Hore 6/7PM "
' Tuesday- 10/i8- Districs at
McKeel -Away 6/7:30
Thursday- 10/20- Districts at
McKeel-Away 7:PM (finals)
SThursday- 10/27- Regionals
Winter Haven Hospital
JIjLI i 10 IUILi
Continued From Page 1
your property value.
Call our Customer Service
staff with your general ques-
tions. Questions that deal with
specific valuation will be
referred to our appraisers. Bar-
tow (863) 534-4777; Lakeland
Branch Office?? (863) 413-2549
or 2551; Winter Haven Branch
Office Phone 401-2424 or 2425.
Remember, the Property
Appraiser cannot lower taxes or
change tax rates. Tax rates and
taxes are set by your local taxing
authorities, such as the School
Board, Board of County Com-
missioners, City Councils,
Library, Transit Authority, Water
(SWFWMD), etc. The notice will
provide you with information on
proposed millage .rates and
taxes as estimated by your coun-
ty taxing authorities. It also tells
you when and where these
authorities will hold public
meetings to discuss tentative
budgets and set your final tax
millage rates. The telephone
number for each taxing authori-
ty will be listed on the reverse
side of your TRIM notice.
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Lake Wales Medical Center
provides free sports physical
Frostproof News photo/Cindy Monk
Thanks to FHS Head Football Coach Ben Maddox in con-
junction with Lake Wales Medical Center Staff approxi-
mately one-hundred FMSHS students received a FREE
Sports physical on Aug.8.
The Groves at Victoria Park to open
community to open
The Groves at Victoria Park,
Sebring's newest independent sen-
ior community, is expecting a Sep-
tember opening and move in date
by mid-month. The property is
accepting applications for resi-
dents 55 and better. The 122-unit
affordable rental community is
located at 2010 Village Grove
Boulevard, a new street located off
of US Route 27 South. The tempo-
rary leasing office is located at 109
Medical Center Avenue, in Sebring.
Telephone is 863-385-8460.
Osprey Ventures Sebring, LLC,
is a joint venture between Osprey
Property Company and Regency
Advisors International, Inc. (RAI).
Osprey and its principals have
extensive experience developing
senior housing and use a variety of
public and private financing. The
Groves was awarded Low Income
Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) and
the State Apartment Incentives
Loan Program (SAIL) by the Flori-
da Housing and Finance Corpora-
tion as part of the community-
financing plan. In the last eight
years, Osprey has received over
$10,000,000 in reservations of
annual Low-Income Housing Tax
Credits, converting the credits into
over $80,000,000 in equity. This
equity has funded the develop-
ment of over 1,600 affordable
housing units, including over 980
for elderly residents, in Maryland,
Virginia and Florida.
The unit mix consists of 62 one-
bedroom /one-bath units and 60
two bedroom/two bath units.
One-bedroom units range in
size from 601 to 720 square feet
and two-bedroom units from 837
to 907 square feet. The community
serves residents earning less than
60% of the Area Median Income for
Highlands County. Rents will range
from approximately $200 to $550
per month and income restrictions
The attractive three-story wood
framed building will have a stucco
exterior, ample parking, and deco-
rative landscaping. The luxurious
interior design and furnishings by
Diane Leone Designs of St. Augus-
tine will offer old Florida charm
and comfort to the thoughtfully-
designed common areas where
resident programs and social
events will be held.
Designed for carefree living,
two elevators will provide quick
and easy access to spacious apart-
ments with many amenities
designed for charm, comfort and
accessibility. Each apartment will
include a full-service kitchen, frost-
free refrigerator, dishwasher, dis-
poser and abundant cabinet and
counter space. Other amenities
include wall-to-wall carpeting;
individually controlled air condi-
tioning and heating; wiring for
cable, internet and telephone; and
emergency pull cords for the safety
of the residents. Ten percent of the
units will be handicap accessible.
Nestled by nearby orange
groves, the residents will enjoy the
lush beauty of the outdoor terrace,
gardens, pool and gazebo and
recreational games area. The com-
munity amenities include a two-
story lobby, library and sitting area,
resident community room, fitness
room and game room.
Resident services will include
wellness seminars, arts & crafts,
holiday parties, card and game
nights, educational seminars,
grandchildren programs and many
opportunities for socializing with
other residents. Residents will
enjoy the community's close prox-
imity to the Highlands Medical
Center, shopping, restaurants and
Polk County's Oldest & Strongest Bank
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Frostproof News photo/Cindy Monk
FHS student Allan Alderman was one of many students
whose height and weight measurements were taken by
Lake Wales Medical Center staff member Michelle Copson.
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Lake Wales Medical Center RN Nancy Kovencz checks
FHS student Donald Brown's Blood Pressure as part of
the FREE Sports Physical provided Aug. 8.
Frostproof News photo/Cindy Monk
Dr. Mondello from the Lake Wales Medical Center listens
to FHS student athlete Van Furgerson's chest as part of
the Aug.8th FREE sports physical.
'Xtreme Cuisine Cooking
School' teaches students how to
make healthy after-school snacks
After-school snacks are as
much a part of the school year as
pencils, paper and textbooks. But
if those snacks are low in nutri-
tion and fiber and high in salt,
sugar and fats they can con-
tribute to the growing problem of
Teaching students how to
make their own healthy snacks
using fresh Florida fruits and veg-
etables is the focus of a new pilot
program developed by the Flori-
da Department of Agriculture and
Timed to coincide with the
start of the new school year, the
"Xtreme Cuisine Cooking
School" introduced students
aged 9 to 15 to the world of cook-
ing and good nutrition. The one-
and two-day classes were held at
County Cooperative Extension
Offices in Tampa, Miami, Orlando
and Tallahassee during June, July
"Many children often prepare
their own after-school snacks
when they come home each
afternoon," Florida Agriculture
Commissioner Charles H. Bron-
son said. "We want to help them
change their snacking habits.
Instead of automatically reaching
for junk foods, we want them to
explore healthy alternatives by
using fresh Florida fruit and veg-
etables as ingredients for fun and
Under the guidance of Execu-
tive Chef Travis Summers, stu-
dents learned to prepare whole-
wheat pizzas, fruit parfaits and
other nutritious and tasty treats
using Summers' original recipes.
They also learned how Florida
fruit and vegetables used in these
recipes provide vitamins and
minerals that can help prevent
heart disease and other obesity-
related illnesses. In addition, stu-
dents learned the dangers caused
by excessive amounts of salt,
sugar and fats in their diet, and
how fiber could eliminate their
desire for high-calorie, low-nutri-
tion snack foods.
At the end of each session, stu-
dents learned how many calories
are needed for their age and gen-
der, the vitamin and mineral con-
tent of many Florida fruit and veg-
etables, and how to read a food
nutrition label. They also received
recipe and nutritional brochures
as well as an "Xtreme Cuisine"
certificate attesting to their skill in
the preparation of healthy
"The nutritional information
provided at these seminars will
help students make healthy eat-
ing choices as they become
adults," Bronson said. "Learning
the importance of good nutrition
at a young age is the key to a
Classes were offered in coop-
eration with Family and Con-
sumer Science offices within the
University of Florida Extension
and 4-H Youth Development Pro-
grams and were provided free of
Teachers, parents and chil-
dren are encouraged to visit
Florida.org for more information
about nutrition and fresh Florida
fruits and vegetables.
Below are the kid-friendly
recipes from the "Xtreme Cuisine
Florida Fruit Parfait
1/2 cup vanilla nonfat yogurt
1/2 Florida mango
1/4 cup Florida blueberries
1 teaspoon roasted pecans
Put yogurt into a shallow glass
or tumbler. Add fruit and pecans
on top. Freeze for 5-10 minutes
and serve very cold.
47 calories, less than I g fat,
54mg sodium, 18g carbohy-
drates, 7g protein.
A good source of vitamins A,
C, E, B6, and riboflavin.
Florida Strawberry and Pas-
sion Fruit Banana Smoothie
1/4 cup fresh Florida strawber-
1/2 cup nonfat lemon yogurt-
1/4 cup passion fruit
1/4 cup bananas
3 cubes ice
2 tablespoons Florida honey
1/2 cup Florida orange juice
Combine all ingredients in a
blender. Serve chilled. Serves 2.
83 calories, 2g fat, 89mg sodi-
um, 19g carbohydrates, 6g pro-
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Summer temperatures Upcoming Polk County Events
bring health dangers
As summer temperatures con-
tinue to stay in the 90s, health offi-
cials warn of the dangers of heat
stroke and heat exhaustion.
Hot temperatures can also
bring other health risks. One con-
cern is the effect of high tempera-
tures on some prescription drugs.
The guidelines that come with
prescriptions usually tell you to
keep medication refrigerated or to
keep it at "room temperature."
Drugs kept at "room tempera-
ture" should be stored in an area
that is 68 to 78 degree Fahrenheit.
Those who keep their homes
cooled with air conditioning 24
hours a day can safely leave these
prescriptions in a cabinet or draw-
er. But those who don't air condi-
tion their homes might have more
trouble keeping medication at the
High temperatures can cause
prescription drugs to degrade,
making them less effective. This
can be potentially dangerous to
those who take them. In some
cases, high heat can cause a pre-
scription drug to spoil and even
When you are given a pre-
scription drug, read the drug
information sheet carefully and
keep the drugs stored properly in
the right temperature range.
If you store prescriptions in the
refrigerator, use a thermometer to
check temperatures in different
parts of the refrigerator so you can
pick the safest place for the pre-
scriptions. For example, the veg-
etable crisper drawer is generally
warmer than the rest of the refrig-
erator. The top shelf of the refrig-
erator may be colder than the bot-
If you carry prescriptions with
you when you leave the house,
you might want to put what you
need in a pill case instead of car-
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trying the whole bottle around.
Don't leave prescription drugs
in a bag that is in the car while
you shop. Temperatures inside a
parked car can quickly rise to
more than 100 degrees.
If your prescriptions have been
left in the heat, consult your doc-
tor before taking any more pills.
Heat can make the pills less effec-
tive, or even toxic.
Make-up can also be damaged
by heat. Light and heat can
destroy the preservative in make-
up that help fight bacteria. Bacte-
ria can be transferred from your
face to the cosmetics when you
apply make-up; the preservatives
are in the cosmetics to prevent
this bacteria from growing. Don't
leave cosmetics in a hot car. Items
of special concern are mascara
Enriched foods, such as white
bread, can also suffer from heat
damage. For example, some
white breads have been fortified
with Omega 3 fatty acids. Pro-
longed exposure to heat can
cause these healthy fatty acids to
turn into dangerous "trans-fats."
Before making any change to
your diet or exercise plan, consult
your doctor. This is especially
important if you are on any pre-
scription drugs. Some drugs inter-
act badly with foods that would
otherwise be considered
The Polk County Leisure Ser-
vices Division will be hosting sever-
al upcoming events throughout the
county this year. Below is a list of
events that will happen in 2005:
"Movie in the Park"
The new release, "Are we there
yet," will be the featured attraction
at Wahneta Park on September 17.
The PG-rated movie will be shown
free of charge, starting at 8 p.m.,
and ending at 10 p.m. at Wahneta
Park (118 '/2 Rifle Range Rd, Wah-
neta). Free popcorn will be served
and drinks will be sold. All movie-
goers are encouraged to bring a
chair or blanket and mosquito
repellent for maximum comfort.
5K Reptile Run
Cross- Country Race
Join us on Saturday, September
24, for the inaugural running of the
Reptile Run, a 5k cross-country
course that snakes its way through
and around scenic Saddle Creek
Park. Early registration costs $15
when postmarked by September
12. Day-of-race registration costs
$20. Refreshments and race mem-
orabilia (guaranteed to pre-regis-
tered participants only) will be pro-
vided. Racers will check-in and
register at 7 a.m. and the race will
begin at 8 a.m. Awards will be
given to the overall male and
female winners, top masters finish-
er (male and female), and top three
finishers in 5-year age categories
(male and female). Pre-registered
participants will be entered in
drawings for door prizes.
17th Annual Cracker
This event will take place on Fri-
GED classes are available at
Frostproof High School from 6
PM to 9 PM.
All you need is a valid picture
Id and a social security card.
TABE testing will be done in
Frostproof beginning at 6 PM.
Classes continue until 9 PM Tues-
day & Thursday nights. Take the
time! (Classes are FREE). For
more information please call 635-
FHS Class of 1995
If you or someone you know
is a graduate of Frostproof High
School-Class of 1995, please con-
tact Cheryl L. Fulford (863) 559-
4832, so they can be invited to the
Class of 1995 Reunion the week-
end of Sept. 23-25.
The Polk County Chapter of
the American Red Cross will be
offering an Adult CPR class on
August 29 from 6-10 pm. A First
Aid class will be held on August
30 from 6-10 pm. Infant and Child
CPR will be offered on Septem-
ber 1 from 6-10 pm. Cost is $40
for one course, $45 for two cours-
es or $50 for all three.
The class will be held at the
chapter office, located at 147
Avenue A,.NW in Winter Haven.
For more information, or to regis-
ter for the class, call (863) 294-
5941.The American Red Cross is
the recognized premier provider
of first aid, CPR, aquatics, water
safety, HIV/AIDS prevention edu-
cation and other health and safe-
ty education programs. The
American Red Cross has provided
health and safety services to peo-
ple for more than 90 years as a
part of the organization's mission
of emergency prevention and
preparedness. To volunteer your
time, or to make a donation, call
the Polk County Chapter at (863)
294-5941 or visit http://polkcoun-
tickets on sale
Now is the time to order your
season tickets for Webber Inter-
national University football. Sea-
son tickets and Booster Packages
are available. Reserved season
tickets are $60. for adults and $35.
for senior citizens and students.
General admission season tickets
are $45. for adults and $20. for
senior citizens and students. The
Warriors play six home games
this year. All games will be played
at Legion Field in Lake Wales.
For ticket information you
may call WIU at (863) 638-2947
or (863) 638-2953. Tickets are
available at the Cubbyhole, locat-
ed on the campus of Webber
The FrostproofArea Chamber
of Commerce and the City of
Frostproof are working together
to build a Habitat for Humanity
House in the Frostproof City
Limits. A committee has been
formed and volunteers are being
recruited. To volunteer, please
call 635-9112. Together we can
be a better community.
First Baptist Church of Frost-
proof is offering a new Celebra-
tion Worship Service on Sun-
day's, at 8:15 a.m. It will offer a
more contemporary style of
music, while the Celebration
Worship at 10:50 AM will remain
more traditional in nature. Child-
care will be available for both
On Wednesday, September 7,
6:30-8 p.m. a new DivorceCare
ministry will begin. Each weekly
session will include a video
teaching time followed by dis-
cussion. Topics will include: The
Road to Healing; Facing My
Anger, Depression, Loneliness;
Financial Survival; KidCare; For-
giveness; and Reconciliation.
The seminar offers encourage-
ment, hope and support for this
painful and stressful experience.
There is a $10.00 fee for the
workbook, however scholar-
ships are available. Please pre-
register by calling the church
office at 635-3603. Childcare will
Museum hours posted
Frostproof Historical Muse-
um, 210 South Scenic Highway,
is open October 1st through May
30th, Tuesday, Thursday and Sat-
urday from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
June 1st through September
30th Saturday, 1 p.m. until 4
Other hours by appointment:
call (863) 638-1225.
Lions Club to meet
The Frostproof Lions Club
meets each month on the sec-
ond and fourth Tuesday at 6 p.m.
at the Orange Box Cafe on High-
way 27. Anyone who wishes to
join is invited to attend.
Date set for
The American Heart Associa-
tion announced the 2005 Polk
County Heart Walk is scheduled
for Saturday, Oct. 1, beginning at
8 a.m. at IMC Agrico Park in Bar-
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"This year, our goal is to have
2,000 walkers participating, rais-
ing $250,000 to save lives from
this country's No. 1 and No. 3
killers, heart disease and
stroke," said Nis Nissen, presi-
dent and CEO of Nissen Adver-
tising and chair of the 2005 Polk
County Heart Walk. "Funds
raised from the Heart Walk sup-
port heart and stroke research as
well as public and professional
As the signature fundraising
event for the American Heart
Association, the Heart Walk pro-
motes physical activity and
heart-healthy living in a fun fami-
The Heart Walk is presented
locally by Subway. Other spon-
sors include WPCV-FM 97.5,
WONN-AM 1230, WLKF-AM
1430, WWRZ-FM 98.3, Bright
House Networks, The Lakeland
Ledger and The Newschief.
Subway restaurants sponsor the
Heart Walk nationally.
For more information or to
register, call 800-275-0448 or
Magic on Main Street event, which
includes arts and crafts, food, the
lighting of downtown, a visit from
Santa, and much more. Admission
for this event is free!
Movie in the Park
The new release, "The Adven-
tures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl,"
will be the featured attraction at
day, October 14 anii Siturday,
October 15 at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at
Homeland Heritage Park. There
will be storytelling by national and
local tellers. Featured will be crack-
er stories, African American fables,
native American legends, the Flori-
da Frontiersmen Organization, the
Bookmobile, crafters, food ven-
dors, and more! Florida's 10th
Annual Cracker Whip Contest
starts at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday,
October 15. Admission is $4 for
children (under 18) and $6 for
9th Annual Halloween
Hayride & Happenings
Are you looking for a safe alter-
native to trick or treating? Then
bring your family to the 9th annual
Haunted Halloween Hayride &
Happenings, on Saturday October
29 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Carter
Road Park in Mulberry. Admission is
$5.00 per person (children 2 years
and younger are free), which
includes carnival games, prizes, a
costume and pie eating contest,
bike raffle, trick or treat village,
haunted house, live entertainment,
inflatables, and a spooky hayride in
the woods. Food and beverages will
be provided by Kona Coffee and Lit-
tle Joe's. Beat the crowd and pur-
chase your tickets in advance at the
Leisure Services' office located at
515 East Boulevard Street in Bartow.
This exciting new event will be
held on Saturday, November 19
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bar-
tow Historical Museum located in
downtown Bartow. Featuring avast
array of heart-pounding live musi-
cal entertainment from several gen-
res including folk, jazz, rock 'n roll
and more. Downtown Bartow, Inc.
will also be hosting its annual
Loughman Park on November 12.
The PG-rated movie will be shown
free of charge starting at 7:00 pm
and ending at 9 pm at Loughman
Park located (6302 Old Kissimmee
Road, Loughman). Free popcorn
will be served and drinks will be
sold. All moviegoers are encour-
aged to bring a chair or blanket and
mosquito repellent for maximum
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Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Books & Magazines 535
Business Equipment 545
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware Etc. 560
Drapes, Linens 9 Fabrics 595
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Health & Reducing
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Medical Items 650
Musical Instruments 660
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools & Supplies 685
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Toys & Games 730
Wanted to Buy 740
AIR COND- 10 ton, Carrier,
heating & cooling, asking
$1300 (863)763-2663 or
TEMPSTAR 5ton, heat
pump, 12 seer, brand new,
never been used. $1200
DESK- Heavy solid wood, 5
drawer, Small, Adult size,
Good condition. $45.
ENGRAVED GOLD LOCKET-
1940 With chain, holds 2
BUILT IN OVEN- GE Profile,
CROSLEY STOVE- Apartment
Size, Electric, New Paid
$325 asking $275
DRYER- Kenmore, Excellent
shape, free delivery, only
$75. Call 863-675-8937.
MAGIC BULLET As seen on
TV, Brand new, still in box,
side by side, ice on door,
7yrs old, $300 neg.
runs great, $150.
WASHER & DRYER- White
Westinghouse, 7 yrs old,
$200 or best offer.
WASHER (1) DRYER (2)-
$200 takes all.
WASHING MACHINE Maytag
Neptune, needs some re-
pairs. Pd $1500 asking
WATER HEATER 50 gallon,
top of the line GE, 2yrs old,
like new condition. Pd $250
TANNER- Sollel, 28 Sport.
$2250. New never used, Call
SCHWIN BICYCLE 1955- 26",
like new, asking $1000.
STEEL BLDGS. SUMMER
BLOWOUT! 24x24 $3,850.
36x40 $6,090. 48x90
$13,890. Must Sell! Call Bob
STORAGE BUILDING 4x8-
wood w/ alum siding. #88
@ Taylor Creek Resort $375
METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$
Buy Direct From Manufactur-
er. 20 colors in stock with all
Accessories. Quick turn
around! Delivery Available
Toll Free (888)393-0335
RAILROAD TRUSSES- (5)
asking $100 will sell separ-
CRIB 3 n 1, light beige $70
PLAY SETS (2) 1 compete
kitchen, 1 beauty shop sta-
tion. $20 for both
MASON SHOES- 2 pair, Fe-
male, Brand new, size 8 1/2
B. $50. (863)357-0125
SCHOOL CLOTHES- Wran-
glers Boys-27& 28,
Girls-3,5,7,8 9 & 10, $300.
Will Sep. (863)467-2132
FED DUCK STAMPS'34-72
100 + stamps valued at over
$6000. Selling for $2500
Football & Baseball Card Col-
lection & $500 orbestoffer
DELL COMPUTER- 2yrs old,
w/printer, monitor, web
cam, Windows XP, etc,
DELL LATITUDE CP LAPTOP-
PC WEB CAM- Can be used
with Window XP & perfect
for AOL $10 (863)763-3963
PRINTER HP Disk Jet 612 C
& HP ScanJet 3300C $100
for both, will separate
BED FRAME Wooden, twin
good condition $20
BR SUITE-5pc, tall oval
hdbd/ftbd, 5 drawer chest,
dresser w/swinging mirror,
carved legs, very sturdy, $500
BRASS BED (KING) with like
new Sterns & Foster mat-
tress set. Cost $5K, asking
BUNK BEDS with matching
desks, 2 solid wood, $300.
Call (863)673-0920 or
CHEST OF DRAWERS- small,
3 drawers, $30.
COMPUTER DESK wooden,
medium size, $50
COMPUTER DESK- real wood,
very good .s,@pe, $75.
COUCH, Broyhill, Sleeper,
Floral pastel. $150 or best
DINING ROOM TABLE- 6 pad-
ded chairs, excellent condi-
tion $600. (863)357-1175
Dining Table, 42" round,
glass, 4 cushioned chrs. on
DR SUITE- Ashley, Oak, round
table, no leaf, 4 chairs, $200
or best offer.
END TABLES (2) solid wood,
w/ pull out dnnk/plate hold-
ers $180 or best offer
FURNITURE Living room set,
Dining room set & Bedroom
set $1000 for all or will sep.
Wine Rack, 31x78, 4 shelves,
black metal & oak counter,
CLUB CAR, '97- Exc. cond.,
good batt/charger, $1599.
EASY GO Good cond. good.
battery & charger. $799.
Neg. (863)697-1350 or
PARTY CART seats 4 peo-
ple, 1 dog & plenty of cool-
ers, 36v charger, $900
BROWNING BAR- Automatic
rifle 308, Wim w/2x7, wide
field scoop. $500.
FIREARMS LIBRARY 32
leather bound vol. (history,
gun smithing, ballistics) like
new $450 863-697-2033
REMINGTON 1100- Automatic
shot gun w/ 26" Remchoke
barrel & synthetic stock.
pump .22 cal Model 121,
RUGER MINI 14 .223 cal.,
like new, with extras,
RUGER REDLABLE- 12 gauge,
Over/under, sporting clay
30" ported barrels, Extra
choke $1200 863-763-8169
PILATES EXERCISE BOARD
- great for strength training.
SPORTSCRAFT TX 350 -
WEIGHT BENCH Welder, in-
cludes 185 Ibs of cement
weights & bar. In gd shape.
WESLO Treadmill folds for
HAMMOCK SWING- Brand
new, Never used. $55.
ABSOLUTELY NO COST TO
YOU!! BRAND NEW POWER
SCOOTERS. CALL TOLL
(800)843-9199 24 HOURS A.
DAY TO SEE IF YOU QUALI-
LIFT CHAIR- electric; excellent
RECLINER, LIFT CHAIR, Elec-
tric. Asking $150 or best
CHRISTMAS TREE- 6 1/2',
Blue mini lights, balls & tree
skirt. $35. for all
COKE MACHINE, $200.
(863)228 0127 for more in-
EARN DEGREE online from
home. *Medical, *Business,
Job Placement Assistance.
Computer & Financial aid if-
FOOT BATH Clairol, electric,
good condition, clean. In-
structions included $20
HAIR CLIPPERS Oster, elec-
tric, safety covers, 4 guards
& instructions. Good condi-
tion $15 (863)675-3614
PLASTIC BUCKETS W/LIDS-
5 gallon, $25 for all, will sell
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WATER COOLER- holds 2.5
or 5 gallons bottled water,
cold dispenser & cup holder.
ORGAN- Freedom II, Excellent
PIANO, WURLITZER 1966,
serial #931174, $375. Call
BOXER- Female, Spayed, 8
mo. House dog. Needs
fenced area. Loves people.
BULLDOG Female, 16 mos
old, brindle. Red & black w/
white on nose. Beautiful &
.DOG KENNEL- chain link,
6x6x10, with door, new dog
house, orig $325 asking
ENGLISH BULL DOG- Fe-
male, 2 yrs old, Ready to
POMERANIANS- 1-male lyr
old, 1-Female 2 yrs old,
Breeding pair. AKC, F-$600,
POODLE- mini female, lyr
old, to a good loving home,
$125 cash only
PUG- 5 mos old, male, shots,
RED NOSE PITBULL Female,
7 mos old, very friendly,
good with kids. $250
TANKS 55 gal. on aluminum
stand, 10 gal. on wrought
iron stand & 20 gal. $125 for
all will sep. (863)675-0247
YORKIE- Teacup, Female, 4
Ibs, 9 mo. old, Spayed. With
papers, Housebroken. $1500.
neg. 863-634-9620 Okee
YOUNG DOVES- various col-
ors $20 each.
(863) 675-6214 after 6 pm.
HOT TUB- 4 person, fantastic
cond., located in Milbourne,
$400/neg. can have deliv-
ered. (863) 926-0296.
HOT TUB- Like new, Excellent
condition, 18 jets, Seats 6
GOLF CART charger, Lestron-
ic II, like new, $200.
GOLF CART Club Car, needs
repair, $150. Call
POOL TABLE- 7', Slate, New
felt, Valley coin-op, Ball return
(missing coin mechanism)
500 firm 989-621-7589
ULTRA LIGHT KIT- fixed wing,
3/4 finished, $1600 or best
offer. (239)394-5888 or
Find It faster. Sell t sooner
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HITACHI TV 50", big screen.
4yrs old, looks god, must
pick up. Moving, must sell!
HITACHI TV- 50", Big screen,
About 4yrs old. Looks good.
Must pick up. Moving Must
AIR COMPRESSOR- commer-
cial, $250 (239)694-5611.
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Quarter Horse Mare, 8 yrs.
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yrs. old. $3000 for both, will
RAIL ROAD TIES FOR SALE:
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will sep. Will Deliver
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BOAT TRAILER, 14 Ft. Galva-
nized. Good shape. $200.
JON BOAT 12ft, V bottom,
w/ trailer $300
Jon Boat, 12' Custom made
heavy gauge alum., w/9.9
Go Devil, low hrs., $2500.
KAYAK- $40. (863)674-4715
OMEGA- 24' Cabin, Hull only,
Can be rigged for out board.
Tandem axle trailer, $200.
PONTOON BOAT'91, 24', 120
hp motor; full bimini w/storage
cover; new trr., needs a little
work. $4250 772-263-2555
TRI HULL BASS BOAT- 16ft,
with 85HP Johnson, $1500
HYLINE TRLR, '92- 40', 2 tip-
outs, 10x30 Florida room
w/windows, $2495 must
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Sport Veicle[/ATVs 3035
KAWASAKI VULCAN 500 '97,.
9400 miles. Excellent condi-
tion. $2200 or best offer.
YAMAHA PW80- '95, Dirt Bike
runs good, $300.
EX 300 4 WHEELER- '98-
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Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks 4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
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Cars, Trucks, SUV's, Toyo-
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more! For Listings Call
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MIDAS MINI '83- 24ft, Chev
350, dual AC, 4KW Onan
Jen, runs good $2495 cash
WILDERNESS, 32', like new,
a/c, heat, sleeps 6, storage,
$8000 or best offer.
JEEP Grand Wagoneer- '84,
Camo paint job runs and
looks good $2500.
BUICK ESTATE WAGON '89
Good shape, reliable $1200
Call Epi (863)697-3257
CADILLAC STS '92- fully load-
ed, AC, CD, gold STS rims,
sunroof, runs great, asking
CHEVY CORSICA '94 4 door
sedan. Dependable ride. 68K
mi, auto trans. Some rust
FORD T-BIRD- 93, 6 cyl, Au-
to, Pwr windows/seats, Tilt
wheel, Cruise, Cold A/C,
GRAND PRIX SE '95 Leather
seats, all power, cold air,
CD, runs good $2500
HONDA ACCORD '89 runs
very good, good gas mile-
age, white, nds some body
work $850 (786)234-2566
MERC GRAND MARQUIS, '92-
V8, PW/PL/PS, new trans,
cold AC, new spare, $2500
NISSAN 300ZX'85 Cold a/c,
new stereo c/d, $2500 Call
OLD'S CUTLASS- '90, low
miles, 4 door, Runs great.
PONT. BONNIVILLE, '92- full
power, AC, reliable car, call
for details, asking $1800
(863)675-2598 Iv msg.
PONTIAC SUNFIRE, '97,
conv., 4 cyl., cold air,
SATURN SUPER COUPE '01,
Elec. Blue, Loaded, 30+ mpg.
Premium whls., Sporty & exc.
cond $7000 863-357-0060
TOYOTA TERCEL '91 needs
transmission. $250 or best
CHEVY SILVERADO 1987,
4x4, dual tanks, 8 cyl., No
bed. Needs TLC: Some new
parts. $1000 (863)467-4459
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FIBERGLASS TOPPER- 8'
Bed, Like new, Excellent
FORD F100- '74, Ext cab,
Short bed, 460 C6 trans., 35"
tires $1500 Neg.
FORD F150 '81 2 wheel
drive, auto, whole or for
parts, $500 (863)763-5067
FORD F150'88 w/ good 302
motor, good work truck.
$400 or best offer
FORD F150 '93 manual,
needs engine $500
FORD F250- '88, 5th wheel,
Runs Great. $1100 or best
FORD F250-'91, 4X4, 460, 5
speed, Wrecked, parts or
whole. $1000 or.best offer.
will sep (863)675-4697
FORD RANGER- '88, Runs
good, New motor, $500.
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MITSUBUSHI- '86, 2 W/D, 4
cyl, Standard $850. or best
a s U iit
JEEP CHEROKEE '95 Good
condition, runs great. door,
auto, 4x2 $2000 or best of-
fer (863)673-0645 Ramses
OLDS BRAVADA '93 clean
vehicle, really good body,
needs motor $200
TANDEM AXLE TRLR- can
haul caror truck, 16x6, all
aI T I
DIESEL ENGINE- 7.3 with
transmission and rear end.
TIRES/ALUM RIMS- 10" wide,
Cooper Cobra P265/15R15,
500 miles use, Fits Chev.
TONNEAU COVER- by ARE fits
Chevy S10 or smaller truck
700, $300/best offer.
TURBO 350 TRANS Rebuilt,
Precautions urged for those impacted by lake flooding
POLK COUNTY- Southeastern
Polk County is experiencing flood-
ing around Crooked Lake, Saddle-
bag Lake and other nearby areas
due to increased rainfall. Multiple
agencies are working together to
address the situation and prevent
flood related problems.
Residents impacted by slowly
rising or persistent flood waters
are advised to consider the follow-
ing potentially harmful results of.
Flooding may mean that
ground water contains fecal mat-
ter from sewage systems, animal
feces, agricultural & industrial
waste and septic tanks.
People coming into contact
with floodwater should thorough-
ly rinse any exposed skin with
soap and clean water. If you have
open cuts or sores exposed to the
floodwater, keep them as clean as
possible by washing them with
soap and clean water. If a wound
or sore develops redness, swelling
or drainage, see a physician.
Do not allow children to play
in floodwater. Children playing in
contaminated standing water can
become sick or be bitten by
snakes or floating insects.
Do not allow children to play
with toys that have been in flood-
water until the toys have been dis-
infected. Use 4 cup of bleach in
one gallon of water.
Floodwater may contain other
Electricity from streetlights
and power poles may be conduct-
ed through standing water, caus-
ing a deadly shock to anyone
coming in contact with it.
Road surfaces become
obscured, and drivers can
unknowingly steer into a deep
body of water, such as a canal or
-* Look out for animals espe-
cially snakes. Animals lose their
homes in floods, too. They may
seek shelter in yours.
Standing water increases avail-
able breeding ground for disease
Avoid mosquitoes that are
most active at sunrise and sunset.
Public health and mosquito con-
trol authorities are working active-
ly to control the spread of any dis-
eases transmitted by mosquitoes.
Wear clothes that cover your
skin and use a mosquito repellant
containing the ingredient DEET on
exposed skin while following the
product's directions of use.
Septic systems and sewage
treatment plants are overloaded
when the ground is saturated or
underwater. Under these condi-
tions the systems will not work
'properly and may back up into the
Nearby residents are advised
to limit their use of household
water by reducing showering
time, limiting household laundry
and reducing toilet flushes.
Residents on centralized san-
itary sewer systems SHOULD NOT
open manhole covers in an effort
to clean or drain the area. Please
leave manhole covers in place.
Private drinking wells that are
underwater should not be used drinking.
until floodwaters recede and the After the floodwaters have
system has been sanitized, receded have your water tested by
If you are unsure about the the health-department or by a lab-
impact of flooding on your well oratory certified by the state to
,water the Department of Health perform a drinking-water analysis,
recommends one of the following to make sure that the well is intact
for all of the water you use for and the water is safe to drink.
drinking, making beverages,' DO NOT attempt to check
cooking, brushing your teeth, your well if the well is flooded or
washing dishes, and washing there is standing water because of
areas of the skin that have been the possibility of electric shock
cut or injured: which may result in death.
Boil the water before use, Before using the well, a
holding it in a rolling boil for one water sample should be taken and
minute, or analyzed for the presence of bac-
Disinfect it by adding 8 drops teria. If the sample indicates that
(1/8 teaspoon) of plain unscented bacteria are present, the well
household bleach per gallon of should be disinfected; flushed;
water, and then let it stand for 30 and sampled again.
minutes. If the water is cloudy For additional information
after 30 minutes, repeat the proce- please call (863) 519-8330, M-F
dure, or Use bottled water for 8:00am-5:00pm.
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