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Thursday, February 09,2006 -Vol.91 No.34 Frostproof's Hometown Newspaper for More Than 85 Years 50 cents
At a glance
The Frostproof City Coun-
cil would like to remind
everyone, the City Council
Public Meetings will be held
the first and third Monday of
the month. The next Regular
City Council Meeting will be
held Monday, Feb. 20, at 6
p.m. Frostproof City Hall is
located at 111 First Street. For
more information call 635-
aid at LMML
Free Federal Income Tax
Assistance and E-file hours
for FREE tax assistance Feb.
1 to April 15. Volunteers with
the AARP TaxAide program
will be at the Latt Maxcy
Memorial Library, located on
the corner of Wall Street and
Magnolia Avenue, to assist in
preparing and E-filing 2005
personal Federal Income Tax
Returns. Taxpayers should
bring picture identification
with them as well as Social
Security cards for all family
members. Please bring a
copy of your 2004 Federal
Income Tax Return and all
necessary papers for filing
2005 tax returns. This is a
free service for everyone.
There are no age or mem-
To assist workers who are
unable to come in weekdays,
volunteers will also be avail-
able on Monday evenings
from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. as
well as Monday and Thurs-
day mornings from 9 a.m.
meeting Feb 13.
Project Graduation seeks
Attention parents of Frost-
proof High School Seniors'
There %\Ill be a Project
Graduation meeting Feb. 13,
6:30 p.m. at the high school
T.V. Production room located
in the Media Center building
behind the school. Parents
this is your child's final year
at FHS and there is less than
six months to plan a Grand
Finale to show them how
proud we all our, for their
accomplishments. It's time
to pull together :and give
them a memorable Grad
Night! Please make it a prior-
ity to get involved in this
major event for your son or
The Latt Maxcy Memorial
S Library will host their Annual
Art Show Feb. 1 through Feb.
28. All artists may have 2
original entries (2-D). All art-
work must be suitable for
hanging. All entries will be
due by Friday, Jan. 31,Art-
work will be judged by an
independent judge. Join us
Sfor our annual art show
reception. Thursday evening,
Feb. 23 5:30 p.m. until 7:30
p m Prizes for the Art Show\
will be awarded at 6:30pm.
Artwork may be picked up
Anytime after March 6. .,
The Friends of the Library
will hold a Silent Auction.
Bids \\ill be taken through
7:30 p.m. on Feb. 23..
: Local artist Tom Freeman,
will complete and auction
off a Florida Landscape dur-
ing the evening events.
,.All proceeds from the
auction will be directed
toward the Friends of the
Latt Maxcy 11emorial Library.
For more information,
please call (863i 635-7857.
See Page 2 for information about
Show to contact the newspaper.
Online news & information
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Board approves flood funds
By MaryAnn Morris
The Southwest Florida Water
(SWFWMD) Peace River Basin
Board approved $960,000
unbudgeted funding Feb. 3, 2006
from the district's reserves. This
completes finding of Phase I of
the solution to the flooding that
plagued Frostproof residents last
"Many Frostproof residents
turned out to travel to Bartow to
speak in favor of the project,"
said Lou Kavouras, Executive
Coordinator for SWFWMD.
This has been the case
throughout many difficult days of
finding, engineering and paying
for a control structure to allow
the level of Lake Clinch to be
"The speed at which this
problem has been resolved and
approved by Polk County and
SWFWMD can be attributed to
citizen finesse," said Carl
Cheatham, Frostproof City Man-
ager. The project is under the
watchful eye of Jeffery Spence,
Director of Polk County's Natural
Resource Division. The engineer-
ing firm of Chastain-Skillman has
designed the control structure
and increased flow capacity of
the connection between the two
Originally, Lake Clinch flowed
Sports: Girls Basketball Team wins title
Submitted to Frostproof News/ Teresa Smith
FMSHS- Girls Basketball Team:, Pictured from left to right: Front row: Laying down Whit-
ney Deloach. Second row: Miracle Gardner, Lucky Tensley, Essence Davis, Kati Narki,
Denise Forbes and Chesha Soloman. Third row: Jenna Waters, Richelle Wilkinson,
Stephanie Henry, Jessica Tate and Vernisha Blocker. Back row: Coach Julie Sloan, Jes-
sica Blocker, Samantha Smith and Coach Ben Braaten. Not pictured Coach James
Nichblsib i. .. ".... ...
Lady Bulldogs District Champs
On Saturday Feb. 4; 2006, the
Frostproof Lady Bulldogs Bas-
ketball team made history once
again for the school. The Ladv
Dawgs took Mlulberry Panthers
for the Class ,3A district 10
The Lady Dawgs were seed-
ed #1 going into the district
playoffs. On Thursday evening, .~ ,
Feb. 2, the games started off
with Mulberry Panthers playing
the Lake Placid Dragons. Then
the Lad\ Bulldogs played McK-
eel Academy Wildcats. Mulber-
ry and Frostproof advanced to
the Championship game on Sat-
urday night. n
The Lady Dawgs played in
front of a crowd of 150 plus
spectators. Both teams came to
play basketball. But the Pan- I
others 'were not ready for our
Bulldogs. The Lady Dawgs held
Mulberry down for the whole
game. The final score was Frost-
proof 54, Mulberry 50.
The Lady Dawgs are now
concentrating on Regional play-
offs. On Thursday, Feb.9, 7 p.m.
the Lady Dawgs will host the
first round of the playoffs at
hboie against John Carroll. The
Lady Dawgs record going into
Thursday's night game is 19-1.
The Lady Dawgs would like FMSHS graduating senior basketball players (left to right)
to invite everyone to come out Richelle Wilkinson, Samantha Smith and Stephanie
to support and cheer them on. Henry will be missed next season.
west into the Peace River. In the
1800s a channel was dug con-
necting Crooked Lake to Lake
Clinch. Later on, the historic
channel between Lake Clinch
and Lake Reedy was converted
to a combination open ditch and
piped system which further
restricted the flow. No one real-
ized there would be a problem
until the recent heavy rains.
The entire project is estimated
to cost $3.8 million. Phase I, the
control structure and part of the
new piping will be complete
before the next wet season. The
cost of phase I is estimated at
$1,920,000 and will be split 50/50
between the County and the
Basin Board. Phase 2 will com-
plete construction to full design
capacity after the 2006 wet sea-
son at a cost of $1,958,000. Some
of this funding may be offset by
See Flood Page 2
By Cindy Monk
The city manager search
officially ended Monday night.
Early into the regular City Coun-
cil meeting Feb. 6, the
announcement was made that
Robert Brady would sign the
contract to be Frostproof's new
Mr. Brady, present at the
meeting, was introduced. He
began his new duties Tuesday
Each member of the council
thanked outgoing Interim City
Manager Carl Cheatham, wish-
ing him the best of luck in his
endeavors. Mr. Cheatham com-
plimented the city employees
on the fine job they're doing
and said that the council
s" holdf Terffoffuhale lo have
such a good staff. He went on
to say he would stay in contact
with everyone he had the
honor to work with for the past
Several items on the agenda
will be revisited including the
ongoing cemetery issues, the
assignment of a Code Enforce-
ment Board and the selection
of an architect for a new Public
The development agree-
ment with Orange Bend. LLC.
and Urban Core Development
was also set aside. These devel-
opers have purchased several
nearby properties to develop in
Frostproof. Preliminary plans
for these developments show a
wide rage of concepts.
-SeeM~iWnager Page 2
I-rostprool News/iulnay MOnK
Seated left to right is Amanda's father John Blocker,
FHS senior Amanda Blocker, Grandmother and Grandfa-
ther Caroline and Wayne Blocker. Standing is WIU
Coach Nancy Nichols and FMSHS Coach Joanne
signs with WIU
Frostproof Middle Senior looking forward to the addi-
High School senior Amanda tion of Ms. Blocker to the
Blocker will receive a Golf ladies golf team
scholarship to WIU. On FMSHS Girls Golf Coach:
Wednesday, Feb. 1, she signed Joanne Merkle said it was a
her letter of intent with Web- pleasure to have Amanda on
ber International University. the FMSHS golf team and
WIU Women's Golf Coach watch her improve her skills
Nancy Nichols said she is each year.
Oral rabies vaccine distributed
Agriculture and Consumer Ser-
vices Commissioner Charles H.
Bronson announced Feb. 2, that
his department, along with the
assistance of other state and
federal agencies and six coun-
ties, will begin baiting opera-
tions on February 14 to reduce
the incidence of rabies along
the highly populated Interstate 4
corridor south of Orlando.
Officials will distribute about
700,000 bait packs containing
an oral rabies vaccine from
fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters
,and trucks starting Feb. 14 and
continuing for two to three
weeks. The bait attracts rac-
coons, which are the primary
carriers of rabies in Florida.
"Our goal is to control rac-
coon rabies in this highly popu-
lated area," Mr. Bronson said.
"We are attempting to establish
a zone of immunized rac-
The six counties in which bait
will be dropped are Hernando,
Hillsborough, Lake, Pasco, Polk
and Sumter. Officials in those
counties, as well as those from
the Florida Department of
Health and the U.S. Department
of Agriculture's Wildlife Service,
will assist Bronson's department
in the program. The I-4 corridor
program is being funded by a
grant from USDA.
This will be the fourth year of
distributing oral rabies vaccine
from the west coast of the I-4
corridor to U.S. Highway 27. In
all, some 2,957 square miles will
Residents are asked to leave
bait packs alone and to keep pets
confined as much as possible
during the baiting period. While
the bait is not harmful to pets,
officials want to make sure that
there are a sufficient number of
them to treat the raccoons. The
bait poses no particular hazard to
humans either, but officials sug-
gest that anyone who handles
the material, especially the red
liquid vaccine portion in the mid-
dle of the bait, wash their hands
thoroughly with soap and water.
The bait will come in two
forms: The traditional version is a
matchbook-size fish meal block
containing a liquid oral rabies
vaccine inside. A new type of bait
is a small sachet similar in size to
a ketchup condiment packet that
will have an attractant applied to
its exterior to encourage rac-
coons to bite into the vaccine.
For more information, resi-
dents are encouraged to call their
local Health Departments or a
toll-hotline at 1-866-4USDA WS
Courtesy photo/FWC website
Oral rabies program for raccoons kick-offs along 1-4 corri-
dor in Highlands and Polk Counties.
2 The Frostproof News, Thursday, February 9, 2006
Submitted to Frostproof Jennifer Plair was in
News/Estelle Sullivan charge of the check-in
The "dealer" is Fred Bing- table at the first annual
ham, husband of Barbara Chamber of Commerce
Bingham, Director and Casino Nite. Jennifer was
Chairperson for Marketing responsible for obtaining
for the Frostproof Area the Prize Sponsors, Table
Chamber of Commerce. Sponsors and the design
Fred dealt several hands at and printing of the tickets
the COC Casino Nite held as well as helping with the
Jan. 28. decorations.
was huge success
The Frostproof Area Cham-
ber of Commerce held their
first annual Casino Nite
fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 28,
Several locals and non-
locals attended the event.
Whether you played Black-
jack, Texas Hold'em, Craps or
just wanted to enjoy a night out
in Downtown Frostproof remi-
niscing with old friends, the
Chamber of Commerce 'Casi-
no Nite' at the Depot offered all
the above as well as raffles and
a silent auction.
According to Chairperson of
the fundraising committee,
Estelle Sullivan, the turnout
was larger than anticipated.
Several tickets were sold at the
door the night of the event.
Putting on the first event is
usually the toughest, once you
get through that event you
make adjustments and move
forward planning for the sec-
ond annual event.
Proceeds raised went to
fund various Chamber of Com-
Watch for details on the
Chamber of Commerce Annual
IRS Fund Nite held in April.
Estelle Sullivan, Chairman of the Fun raising committee
gives Ricky Crumbly first place prize at the Chamber of
Commerce Casino Nite held Jan. 28.
Fl d tor Alexander's request is to go
00before the state legislature this
Continued From Page 1 (Some information for this
the request being Senator Alexan- 'story came from the published
notes of the Peace River Basin
der of the state legislature. Sena- Board meeting, Feb. 3, 2006.)
Sana ments of this magnitude as there
M a a e could be some serious pitfalls,
long term repercussions as well
Continued From Page 1 as benefits.
Ci Attorney Brian Haas sai Councilmember Kay Hutzel-
City Attorney Brian Haas said man showed concern over a few
he recommends that the city sections of the agreement, but it
closely reconsider entering into was immediately put on hold, by
the agreement at this time. He other members of the council.
advised the council to retain an Agreement details were not
attorney who specializes in agree- shared at the meeting.
Speak Out is our free 24-hour opinion line. Call (863) 635-2171 to
express your opinion or ask questions about public issues. You are
not required to give your name. While we want you to speak out
freely, the newspaper reserves the rightto edit calls for clarity, brevity,
relevance and fairness.
Atlantic Blue Trust, Inc. (ABT)
President/CEO, JD Alexander
announced Tuesday, Jan. 31,2006
the selection of Lisa Rath Jensen
as Chief Operating Officer (COO)
of Atlantic Blue Trust, Inc. effec-
tive March 1,2006.
Jensen, a noted regional
expert in citrus and agriculture, Left to r
and Executive Vice President of Littleton
the Florida Citrus Processors nis Obe
Association for the past seven
years, has been involved in the W l
Florida Citrus Industry in grower,
regulatory and trade association
roles for 25 years.
"Lisa's broad scope of experi- Warnt
ence is uniquely suited to the Greg Ha
needs of ABT." Alexander said. check fro
"We are extremely fortunate to dent, Gre
have found such a proven citrus Royals MI
and management heavyweight
respected throughout the agricul- C
tural community. We're thrilled CO "
Lisa has joined ABT, because her
vision for Florida agriculture, and Sweet
concern for the stewardship of
this state, closely emulates that of perform
our Board of Directors and the The
Alexander/Collier/Milligan fami- Sweet Ac
Atlantic Blue Trust, Inc., one of South Fl
the largest cattle operations in lege in A'
Florida, owns the 65,000 acre 12 at 2:31
Blue Head Ranch, LLC, and Tri- The Hot
Country Groves, LLC in Highlands School S
and DeSoto County. Additionally, Flowers.
ABT holds a 48% interest in Alico, $12. Tick
Inc. an agri-business company $15. For
listed on NASDAQ under the sym- 635-2523
students High Sc
studentS meal inc
South Florida Community Col- and fresl-
lege recognizes those students will be se
who have pursued and achieved 4 p.m., (
academic excellence during their "Our
.course of study at the College. working
Students are named to the make thi:
President's List for receiviriga ; As Rotar
semester grade point average ing this
between 3.8 and 4.0. Frostproof Wales c(
student Sarah A. Futral was same col
named to the fall 2005 President's efit from
Students are named to the year the
Dean's List for receiving a grade Wales si
point average between 3.5 and city's ch
3.79. Frostproof students named organizal
to the fall 2005 .Dean's List were Wales Li
Ashley A. Byrd and Michael S. Friends
Crichton. Care Cen
er Southern President
ill accepts a $10,000
im Citizens Bank Presi-
eg Littleton, during the
len's Basketball game
halftime on Wednesday, Jan. 25.
The check is an annual gift
toward a $100,000 pledge to sup-
port academic and athletic pro-
grams at the college.
President Hall said, "We
greatly appreciate this support.
Citizens Bank is helping Warner
Southern reach its goal of edu-
m at SFCC
Heart of Highlands
lelines will perform at
orida Community Col-
von Park Sunday, Feb.
0 p.m. Also appearing
Shots, Sebring High
tage Choir and David
Advance tickets are
ets at the door will be
more information call
Rotary Club of Lake
ll hold its annual BBQ
er Saturday, February
Sat the Lake Wales
hool Cafeteria. The
eludes BBQ Beef or
le slaw, baked beans
h corn on the cob and
served from 11:30 a.m.
dine-in or carry out.
club members are
hard again this year fo
s fundraiser a success.
ians, we enjoy bring-
event to the Lake
community the very
nmunity that will ben-
our efforts," says Clint
BBQ chairman. Each
Rotary Club of Lake
ipports many of the
tritable and non-profit
tions such as the Lake
title League, Circle, of
Ministry, Lake Wales
iter and the local boys
Dinner planned to
honor Cancer survivors
The Frostproof Relay for
Life Committee would like to
extend a special invitation to
all cancer survivors, to be hon-
ored guests at this years' Relay
for Life to be held at the Frost-
proof Middle Senior High
School campus Friday, April 7
and Saturday, April 8. If you or
someone you know is a can-
cer survivor please contact
Sandy Sackett at 863-635-5456
to receive a survivor registra-
Lowes Distribution Center
will once again sponsor the
Survivors Dinner and all can-
cer survivors are encouraged
to attend. The American Can-
cer Society will donate T-shirts
and other-sponsors will have
surprises for all survivors
attending. Thank you for all
and girl scouts just to name a
Tickets for the meal are $8
and can be purchased from any
club member or by contacting
Chairman Wright at 679-6560.
The Rotary Club of Lake
Wales meets every Tuesday at
noon at the Lake Wales Country
Club. For membership informa-
tion, please call club president,
Chevon Baccus at 651-1065.
Polk County's Oldest & Strongest Bank
Founded in 1920
BANk & TRUST
(863) 635-2244 2 E. Wall Street, Frostproof
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* Company-providd-d COL training for
* S34,500-7,500 (depending on experience)
* Immediate benefits for experienced drivers
* Sign-on bonus may apply
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Life Into a
If you are a denture
wearer and suffer from
severe vertigo that affects
your ability to live a normal
life, make an appointment
to see Dr. Max Weaver.
Dr. Weaver has helped
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The Frostproof News, Thursday, February 9, 2006 a
Polk County Education Briefs
Magnet and choice
Magnet and choice school
application deadline Polk County
magnet and choice school appli-
cations for the 2006-2007 school
year will be available starting Jan.
23, 2006. Jan. 23 to Jan. 30 is the
open enrollment period for appli-
cations. Applications that are
postmarked or received electroni-
cally during the open enrollment
period will be a part of the initial
lottery selection for magnet and
choice school students. Applica-
tions received Jan. 31 through
Feb. 17 will be assigned a waiting
list number based on the date
Applications will be available
online at www.polk-fl.net/school-
choice, any magnet or choice
school or the district administra-
tive office in Bartow. For addition-
al information, contact the Office
of School Choice at (863) 534-
offered Feb. 21
Free workshop about voca-
tional rehabilitation for parents
The Florida Diagnostic .and
Learning Resources System
(FDLRS) will hold a free work-
shop for parents and guardians
titled "The Story of Vocational
The workshop will be held
Tuesday, Feb. 21 and the work-
shop will explore strategies for
helping individuals with disabili-
ties find employment through the
Florida Division of Vocational
The workshop will be held
Feb. 21 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in
the FDLRS training room of the
Polk County School Board com-
plex, 1915 South Floral Avenue,
To register or for more infor-
mation on this free workshop, call
Diane Bennett at 863-647-4258 or
email her at diane.bennett@polk-
Presenter for the workshop
will be Steve Stocker of the Flori-
da Division of Vocational Rehabili-
Dates set for
FCAT retakes for students with
a certificate of completion from a
Florida high school will be given
on Monday, Feb. 27 and Tuesday,
Feb. 28. The deadline to register
for FCAT retakes is Friday, Feb. 17.
The reading portion will be given
on Feb. 27 and the math portion
on February 28. The tests will be
given at Polk County high schools
and the East Area Adult School in
Auburndale and West Area Adult
School in Lakeland. Students
wishing to retake the tests should
call school guidance departments
where they plan to take the tests
for registration and other test
information. Students may take
the test at any school, regardless
of where they received a certifi-
cate of completion.
Members of the Babson Park
Woman's Club and the Lake
Wales Music Club will be meeting
jointly at 1 p.m., Thursday Feb.
16, at the Babson Park location
(1300 N. Scenic Highway, Babson
The theme this month is West-
ern and the Music Club will be
teaching the Woman's Club how
to Line Dance. The program will
kick off with piano music provid-
ed by June Felt after which the
Line Dance lessons will begin.
This is lots of fun and great exer-
cise, ladies. Western attire is
optional, but come dressed com-
fortably and be prepared for a lit-
tle foot-stomping! Also featured
in this month's entertainment is
the instrumental group the Crys-
tal Belles, who are also a part of
the Music Club. Refreshments
will be served followed by a short
business meeting of the BPWC.
If you are interested in mem-
bership or wish to obtain more
information on our programs,
please call the BPWC at 863-638-
Eventful weekend planned
A lot of plans are under way
for the weekend of Feb. 17 and
18. There will be a myriad of
activities for all to enjoy. The
weekend will. kick off Friday
evening with the arrival of the Fly-
wheelers association in prepara-
tion for the "We Drove through
the Grove" annual tractor ride.
This event will bring antique trac-
tors and other vehicles of interest
to downtown Frostproof, where
they will head out Saturday
morning to their destination at
the Flywheelers camp. To accom-
pany the arrival of the Flywheel-
ers an outdoor Friday evening
concert is scheduled to be held
on Wall Street that will feature
The fun continues Saturday
morning with an- open air flea
market to be held at the Wall
Street City Park beginning at 7
a.m. Vendors and residents will
be selling treasures ofall types.
In conjunction with all.of the
other activities Mr. O'Hara's
annual antique car show will be
occurring. This event will bring
antique cars from around the
state to line the streets of down-
To wrap things up, Saturday
evening, the Rotary Club's annual
Wild Game Dinner will begin 6
p.m. at the Depot. For more infor-
mation on these events please
contact Mr. O'Hara at 863-635-
9008, and for Wild Game Dinner
tickets please call 863-635-2523.
Registration due Feb. 10
for Polk Senior Games
event up to a maximum of $29.
Bowling, golf and team sports
have additional fees. All partici-
pants receive a T-shirt and are
invited to a free Closing Celebra-
tion at The Lakeland Center,
which includes special awards,
mini-health fair, goody bags,
door prizes, and entertainment.
Participants may qualify in some
sports to advance to the Florida
Senior Games State Champi-
onships in December 2006.
Polk Senior Games are spon-
sored by Gold and Founding
Sponsor Publix Super Markets
Charities and Bronze Sponsors -
Citrus & Chemical Bank, James
W. Sikes Family, Chas. P. Smith &
Associates, CPAs, and Winter
Haven Hospital. Call (863) 533-
0055 for more information.
Entries for the 14th Annual
Polk Senior Games must be
delivered to the Polk Senior
Games office at 515 East Boule-
vard Street, Bartow by Friday,
Men and women, 50 and
over, are invited to participate in
events including: Badminton,
Basketball Shooting, Basketball
3 on 3, Billiards, Bocce, Bowling,
Bridge, Checkers, Cribbage, Ball-
room and Social Dancing,
Square Dancing, Darts, Euchre,
Field Events, Fishing, Golf 18
Hole, Putt & Chip, Horseshoes,
Kayak, Lawn Bowling, Pepper,
Punt Pass & Kick, Racquetball,
5K Road Race, Scrabble, Senior
Smarts, Shuffleboard, Softball,
Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis,
Track, Trap Shooting, Skeet
Shooting and Walking.
The entry fee is $8 for the first
event and $3 for each additional
The Frostproof Area
Chamber of Commerce is
asking for donations to fund
this year's Fourth of July fire-
works. Due to financial con-
straints, the City of Frostproof
is unable to fund the annual
fireworks show. The vendor
who has provided the fire-
works for the past two years
is willing to give the same
price as last year. They are
also willing to provide ten
percent more fireworks if the
total cost is paid by March 1,
$5,700 has been commit-
ted to by local businesses
and residents towards the
$10,000 cost, Donations can
be made by calling Jimmy
Scarborough at 635-2645 or
Jim Harmon at 635-2244.
Frostproof youth ball is continu-
ing to register softball players for
the upcoming season ages 7
thrul2. We will hold a open prac-
tice/tryout night on Friday, Feb. 10
at 6:30 p.m. for all interested girls
and girls that have already regis-
tered. ready to sign up and practice. This
Our youth ball board has decid- is going to be a great season don't
ed to start our season this year on miss out on all the fun!
April 1 due to conflicts with soccer Baseball and softball sign ups
season, youth fair and spring break. continue. Players are still needed
Anygirlinterested in playing should for T-ball, softball (ages 7-12) 2
come to the complex on Feb 10, minor major and senior league.
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Warrior football players honored
Three members of the Web-
ber International University foot-
ball team were recognized for
on the field excellence by the
National Association of Intercol-
legiate Athletes (NAIA). Eric
Potochney and Marshall Hurst
were honored for excellence on
the field for the 2005 season.
"Both players are very deserving
of the honors they received,"
stated Warriors head coach Kelly
Scott. To see the full list of NAIA
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4 The Frostproof News, Thursday, February 9, 2006
Church dinner Community Events
open to public
The United Methodist Women
of the First United Methodist
Church of Frostproof will host a
dinner on Saturday evening, Feb.
11 from 5 6:30 p.m. in the fellow-
ship hall. For the price of $7, enjoy a
dinner of ham, scalloped potatoes,
green beans, applesauce, roll, bev-
erage and dessert. Dinners will also
be available for carryout. If five or
more dinners are ordered, delivery
will be available. Tickets are avail-
able by calling the church office at
Help make a difference
- support the WGD!
The Frostproof Rotary's 23rd
Annual Wild Game Dinner to be
held on Saturday evening, Feb. 18
is not just another social event!
It's a chance for Frostproof citi-
zens and friends to make a differ-
ence in the Frostproof community
while having lots of fun! It's an
opportunity for everyone to help
the Frostproof Rotary raise the
funds necessary to continue the
grants that local schools and
organizations rely upon!
Club members enjoy being
involved in local schools and in
the past year the Club has donat-
ed a camera for the in-school tele-
vision network to Frostproof Ele-
mentary School, dictionaries to
each 5th grader at Ben Hill Griffin
Elementary School and Babson
Park Elementary School, and 30
copies of the book "A Land
Remembered" to the 11th grade
English classes at Frostproof Mid-
dle Senior High School. Grants
have been awarded for Project
Graduation, FFA Youth Fair, Flori-
da First Start, and the Technology
Students Association. The Club is
a frequent sponsor of the FMSHS
band and chorus. Every year, the
Club honors Frostproof and Bab-
son Park faculty and staff at a
Teacher Appreciation Breakfast
prepared by the Rotarians. Com-
munity involvement includes
animal grants to the Frostproof
Care Center for school uniforms,
Summer Day Camp, and general
This year's Wild Game Dinner
begins at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb.
18 at Friendship Park at the Depot,
one block east of Scenic Highway
oh Wall Street. The dinner will be
set up like a food court, with each
small tent serving its own special-
ty. Guests may wander from tent
to tent and sample gator ribs,
gator tail, barbecue hog, sausage,
elk meatballs, venison filet
mignon, venison roast, venison
pilaf, tilapia, fried turkey, fried
cornbread, baked beans, cole
slaw, corn on the cob, and
Entertainment for the evening
will be provided by Country and
Western band "Claude Vance and
the Sunshine Folks." Claude, a
Frostproof Rotarian, is a singer
and songwriter with a large fol-
lowing around Frostproof. Last
year, the band drew over one
thousand persons to a concert in
There will be many displays,
exhibits, and Silent and Live Auc-
tions. In addition to the usual gun
raffles, this year's featured raffle
will be for a Canadian Fishing Trip
for Two at Budd's Gunisao Lake
Lodge where more master angler
walleyes are caught that on any
other lake in Manitoba! As always,
every dinner ticket stub will be
entered in drawings for door
Adult ticket prices are $50 per
person, student tickets for ages 13
to 18 are $25 each, and tickets for
children ages 6 to 12 are $15 each.
No alcohol will be served. For
tickets, stop by the Frostproof
Care Center, City Hall, Curves,
Don's Hot Pig, Jack's Diner, Labor
Solutions, Pizza Box, O'Hara's
Restoration, or Sullivan Real
Estate, or ask any Frostproof
Rotarian. For information, call
Frostproof Rotary Club President
Bea Reifeis at (863) 635-2523.
WIU Professors to
chair symposium at
Webber International Univer-
sity's Chief Academic Officer (and
Associate Professor of Marketing)
Dr. Keith Wade and Assistant Pro-
fessor of Marketing Dr. Kelly
Wolfe have been selected to chair
the Incorporating Older Workers
into the Workplace symposium at
the 5th Global Conference on
Business and Economics to be
held at Cambridge University, in
Drs. Wade and Wolfe both did
human resources related
research for their respective doc-
toral dissertations. "The need to
keep workers working beyond
traditional 'retirement age' is clear
and evident" said Wade. "The
constantly changing workplace is
one of the many things we
emphasize to our students," said
Wolfe, "and the more age diverse
workplace is becoming a reality."
Wade and Wolfe are optimistic
about the quality of papers they
can expect to receive: "We are
hoping to get a wide array of
papers for our session. It's at
Cambridge, so we're sure there
will be some cutting edge
research presented," said Wade.
"We just couldn't be prouder,"
said University President Rex
Yentes. "International is not just
our middle name, but an impor-
tant part of our educational expe-
rience. We encourage scholar-
ship among our faculty and
administration, and we're certain-
ly excited to have a leadership
role in the global discourse on
business and economics."
Located in Babson Park, Flori-
da, Webber International Univer-
sity is a private, SACS accredited
independent university, offering
associate's, bachelor's, and mas-
ter's degrees exclusively in the
areas of business.
Women's Club update
The Women's Club of Lake
Wales, FL. holds its monthly meet-
ings from October, 2005 through
May, 2006 on the First Thursday of
the month at 11 am. at 275 E. Park
Ave. Please call Shirley Schultz 863-
676-6644 for luncheon reservation.
New members are welcome. The
hall is also available for rentals.
Please call 863-676-6587 for more
information. The Club will have a
Flea Market at the Hall on Friday,
Feb. 17, 2006 from 9 a.m. until 2
p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 18, from
9 a.m. until 12 noon. A $1 fill a bag,
will be on Saturday. Donations will
be accepted on Thursday, Feb. 16,
2006 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Pick
up of items is not available.
Swing Feb. 11
Come and dance the night away
at the Polk County Leisure Services
1940's USO canteen party on Satur-
day, Feb. 11, from 6 to 10 p.m. at
the Polk County Historical Muse-
um, 100 East Main Street, Bartow.
The event will include a swing-
ing jazz band, swing dance lessons,
military exhibits, hors d'oevres and
door prizes. Attendees are encour-
aged to dress in 1940's or military
Liar's Lodge Motel new addi-
tion to Camp Mack's River Resort
Camp Mack's River Resort,
known for fishing tournaments,
water access, and RV sites now has
a 40-room motel to add to it's list of
amenities. Liar's Lodge marks one
of several visions new park own-
ers, Billy Farris and Bob Eddy, have
planned for the camp.
Liar's Lodge Motel was built out
of an opportunity the owners saw
to recruit more tournaments and
bring in additional anglers.
"A large portion of our cus-
tomers are anglers who have trav-
eled a distance to enjoy the world-
class bass fishing that Central
Florida is known for," said Mark
Blackwelder, General Manager.
"With the large number of tourna-
ment participants, Billy and Bob
felt Camp Mack would be more
appealing for tournament organiz--
ers if there werea greater capacity;
for on-site lodging. It is also allows-
us to entice fishermen to extend
their one-day fishing trips to
Liar's Lodge Motel was created
with the angler in mind. Oversized
parking spaces accommodate
vehicles and trailers and outdoor
Jane Cranford, 75, of Ashe-
boro, N.C. passed away on Satur-
day, Jan. 21,2006.
She was the mother of Cathy
Cranford Futral, a local artist and
college art professor, and grand-
mother of Sarah Ann and James
Robert of Frostproof.
Survivors include three daugh-
ters Cathy Futral of Frostproof,
Sally and Becky (both of N.C.).
She was the reason the Futrals
made frequent visits to North Car-
olina. She worked as a caterer
and later as a real estate agent.
She was an excellent cook and
inspired her granddaughter to
bake. She was very much loved
by her family and community and
will be missed.
Tickets are available in advance
at the Polk County Leisure Services
office or the Historical Museum in
Bartow. The costs are $12 for a sin-
gle and $20 for each couple.
All proceeds will benefit "Oper-
ation USO Care Package." For
more information, contact the
Leisure Services office at 863-534-
4340, or visit our website at
Training for Camp
The Polk County Leisure Ser-
vices Division is offering a free-of
charge orientation and training pro-
gram for teens eligible to be coun-
selors for Camp R.O.C.K. a sum-
mer recreation program. The
Junior Counselor Program is a pre-
requisite for teens to apply for jun-
ior counselor positions at one of
eight summer campsites. The one-
day training program will take
place on Monday, March 13, from 9
a.m. to 3 p.m. Participates must be
between the ages of 13 tol7 and
interested in being considered for
the Camp R.O.C.K. Junior Coun-
selor position. Beginning Feb. 1,
applications are available at the
Polk County Leisure Services
Office, located at 515 E. Boulevard
St., in Bartow. To attend the training
power outlets allow easy electric
accessibility for boats. The rooms
are decorated in a freshwater, nau-
tical theme, with both efficiency
and motel rooms available. Effi-
ciency rooms include two queen
beds, a refrigerator, microwave,
coffee pot and sink, and motel
rooms include two queen beds.
Daily, weekly and monthly rates are
In addition to the motel, Camp
Mack also has eight rental cabins
and over 200 RV sites. Boat rentals
and air boat rides are also avail-
Camp Mack's River Resort will
also be featured on Polk County
Tourism and Sports Marketing's bi-
monthly television show "Sports
Central" on Polk Government Tele-
The Camp Mack segment first
aired Feb. 7, on Bright House Chan-
netl 19:and'Comcast Channel 33.;:
Formore information regarding:
Camp Mack, please call 1-800-243-
8013 or visit www.campmack.com
program, each application must be
filled out, signed by both partici-
pant and parent/guardian, and
returned by March 1. Following the
program, a limited number of
teens will be selected for the junior
For more information, contact
Missy Harbin at the Leisure Ser-
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The Frostproof News, Thursday, February 9, 2006
Relay for Life plans bass tourney
The Frostproof Relay for Life
committee will sponsor their
First Annual Bass Tournament
Saturday, March 18 on Lake
Registration fee is $50 per
boat with a late registration fee
of $10 per boat the day of the
tournament. Please make
checks payable to: The Ameri-
can Cancer Society.
Eligibility requirements are as
follows: This will be a team
event open to all individuals, 18
years of age or older with a paid
entry fee. A parent or legal
guardian must accompany any
one under 18 years of age. A
team may consist of one (1)
angler per boat or two (2)
anglers per boat.
This is an amateur event, no
profession fishermen or guides
All teams must cull down to
their limit of five (5) fish before
returning to the official ramp
site. The five (5) fish must meas-
ure a minimum of fourteen (14)
inches. All local and state rules
apply. Dead fish presented for
weigh-in will result in a four (4)
ounce deduction from total
weight. If it's the big bass then
the reduction shall be assessed
against that fish. Only large-
mouth bass will be scored.
Teams presenting fish for weight
which are determined to be
short (under 14 inches) will be
penalized the weight of that fish
plus the big fish of the sack.
Once the fish have been turned
in for scoring they become prop-
erty of the tournament and the
team relinquishes all rights to
the fish. Late penalty: one
pound per minute up to ten (10)
minutes then disqualification.
Ties: All ties will be broken by 1)
big fish; 2) most fish weighed in.
In the event of big fish tie the
money will be split. Teams must
begin from and return to the
designated launch site.
Send registration and pay-
ment to: Mr. Anthony Sackett,
504 Lauterbach St., Frostproof,
FL., 33843. For more informa-
tion please call Tony Sackett at
This years American Cancer
Society 'Relay for Life' will be
held Friday, April 7, and Satur-
day, April 8 at the Frostproof
Middle Senior High School cam-
School district receives energy award
Energy management program
saves district more than $43 mil-
lion over 13 years School district
received Energy Lighthouse
Award at Jan. 24 board meeting
Polk County Public Schools
received the Energy Lighthouse
Award from Energy Education,
Inc. for the school district's energy
conservation program that has
saved the district more than $43
million since 1992. It is the second
time in four years that Polk Public
Schools has been recognized for
its efforts in energy conservation.
The school district also received
the award in 2002.
Energy Education, Inc. pre-
sented a plaque to the school dis-
trict at the school board meeting
on Tuesday, Jan. 24.
School district energy manage-
ment specialists work with school
personnel on energy conserva-
tion and management measures
and track energy consumption
using energy-accounting soft-
ware. They monitor electricity,
water, sewer, natural gas and fuel
oil and work to quickly identify
and correct areas showing prob-
lems with energy consumption.
Another emphasis is an examina-
tion of facilities' air conditioning,
heating, lighting and plumbing.
Recent data from the state
Department of Education shows
that Polk schools are below the
state average for energy costs. In
the latest data compiled by the
state, the square foot cost for all
energy in Polk schools is $ 0.67.
The state average is $1.03. Polk
ranks best among the 23 largest
Florida school districts for energy
Highlights of the savings dur-
ing the 13-year period include:
Air conditioned square
footage in school buildings
increased by 46.3 percent but
actual electrical consumption had
increased by only 9.2 percent dur-
ing that time.
Overall water and gas con-
sumption during that time has
decreased by 21.9 percent and
32.5 percent respectively during
Further information on the
Energy Lighthouse Award from
Energy Education, Inc. is available
from Bob Williams, assistant
superintendent of facilities and
operations, at (863) 534-0620 or
Jan Noel-Smith, (940) 767-1500,
ext. 137, Energy Education, Inc.
Salvador Dali Museum offers discount
Enjoy a romantic trip
thru HBS Gardens
On Feb. 11,2006, Historic Bok
Sanctuary will host several spe-
cial events during a daylong cele-
bration to help add romance to
your Valentine's Day.
A Valentine's Day Soap Mak-
ing Class will be taught by candle
and soap artisan Carolyn Ford
from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Participants
will create up to six luxurious
scented bars of soap infused with
botanical oils. This class is limited
to 16 participants and costs $32
or $26 members. Advanced reg-
istration is required.
The Sanctuary is one of sever-
al premier gardens participating
in the Best-of-Class Trial Garden,
showcasing unusual and colorful
blooms of new cultivars devel-
oped by seed companies around
the world. A "Best of Class: Flow-
ers for Floridians" slide lecture
from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. will be
presented by Rick Kelly from the
University of Florida's Gulf Coast
Research & Education Center in
Wimauma. Kelly will talk about
these newly developed plants for
Central Florida. A walk through
the Trial Garden as well as a
question and answer session will
,follow. The slide lecture in the
Visitor Center's Orientation The-
ater is free with general Sanctu-
ary admission and for members.
Registration is recommended.
A rose pruning demonstration
along with a book signing with
Ted Stevens will be from 2 to 5
p.m. Stevens is a noted Central
Florida rosarian and author of
"Roses Under the Sun, a Guide
for Growing Roses in Florida."
The demonstration will be on the
patio near the Gift Shop and is
free with general Sanctuary
admission and for members.
Stevens' book will be available
for purchase in the Tower & Gar-
den Gift Shop, along with rose
bushes and other Valentine's Day
gifts and cards.
The Carillon Caf6 will have an
assortment of Valentine's good-
ies for sale to indulge your sweet-
heart or yourself as well as offer
complimentary tea-tasting from
noon to 4 p.m.
For more information or to
register for any of these special
events, call the Garden Campus
office at (863) 676-1408, ext.
Historic Bok Sanctuary, a
National Historic Landmark, is
located 55 miles southwest of
Orlando and 60 miles east of
Tampa near Lake Wales, Florida,
and is open every day of the year
from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., last admis-
sion at 5 p.m. The award-win-
ning Education and Visitor Cen-
ter, Cafe and Gift Shop are open 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $8 for
adults and $3 for ages 5-12. Mem-
bers and children under 5 are
admitted free. For more informa-
tion contact Historic Bok Sanctu-
ary, 1151 Tower Boulevard, Lake
Wales FL 33853; (863) 676-1408
or visit www.boksanctuary.org.
The Salvador Dali Museum
will offer 50 percent off its regu-
lar admission to all Central Flori-
da residents throughout the
month of February.
"We'd like to invite people
from our neighboring counties
to visit the Museum with a spe-
cial month just for them," said
Hank Hine, Executive Director of
Salvador Dali Museum. "We
have a terrific exhibition here for
a limited time, brand.new activi-
ties just for families, and a spe-
cial reduced admission price to
entice them," he added.
Permanent or seasonal resi-
dents taking advantage of this
offer will want to enjoy:
Pollock to Pop: America's
Brush with Dali, closing April 23.
This exhibition nearing the
end of its run at the Salvador Dali
Museum features Dali's work
juxtaposed with that of major
American artists of the post-
WWII era, a moment of great
change in the history of art.
Featured works by Jackson
Pollock, Andy Warhol, Roy Licht-
enstein, Willem de Kooning,
Mark Rothko, James Rosenquist,
and Chuck Close demonstrate
techniques and styles being
developed during that time. Dali
was a voracious student of art,
and just as his influence can be
seen in the work of the Abstract
Impressionists and Pop Artists,
their influence on him is evident
This is the first time works by
these artists have been assem-
bled together in a museum in
Pollock To Pop: America's
Brush with Dali, made possible
by Progress Energy, includes ait
borrowed from major American
museums, including the Metro-
politan Museum of Art in New
York, the National Gallery in
Washington, D.C., private collec-
tions and foundations. Also on
display is the Museum's most
recent acquisition, Gala Con-
templating the Mediterranean
Sea Which at Twenty Meters
Becomes A Portrait of Abraham
Lincoln (1976). The large-scale
masterpiece is Dali's most repro-
duced image and must be seen
to be believed.
Dali Family Fun! Saturday -
Children & Family tour and activ-
Every Saturday at 9:45 a.m.
visitors can take a special tour of
the Dali Museum galleries
appropriate for families with
children ages 6 to 12.
Then from 11 a.m. 4:30
p.m., families can Dilly Dally
with Dali by exploring games,
puzzles, and art &.craft activities,
x\hiclh educate and encourage,
family interaction. The hands-on
activity table is located in the
Museum's Community Room;
activities are free with paid
admission. (Museum admission
for Children ages 5 to 9 is $3.50.
Children ages 4 and under are
Holding the largest collection
of Salvador Dali works outside
the artist's native Spain, the Sal-
vador Dali Museum in St. Peters-
burg always features a selection
of works by Dali from its permar
The Salvador Dali Museum is
located at 1000 Third Street
South, St. Petersburg Florida,
and is open daily from 9:30 a.m.
to 5:30 p.m., Thursdays from
9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sundays
from noon to 5:30 p.m. The
Museum is sponsored in part by
the Pinellas County Arts Council,
the City of St. Petersburg, the
State of Florida, Department of
State, Division of Cultural Affairs,
and the Florida Arts Council.
For more information about
the Salvador Dali Museum,
please call (800) 442-3254 or
visit the museum web site at
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Business Equipmet 545
Chidren's Items 555
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made in England/Sheraton
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FIREPLACE MANTEL- Oak
w/surround. Painted Unique
Excellent condition. $150.
NORITAKE CHINA- Pattern:
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serving platters, sugar bowl,
& gravy boat. Will ship.
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1300 wans witn lurniable
GOING OUT OF BUSINESS-
Used 3ook store, all books
$100 eacn. 412 NE Park St.
BUILDING SALE! "Beal Next
Increase!" 20x26 Now
$3340. 25x30 $4790. 30x44
$7340. 40x66 $11,490. Fac-
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and 60x100. Will Sell for bal-
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FENCING: Heavy Duty, New:
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400 ft. $2500
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glass with -ails $250rieg.
COWHIDE RUGS (2) asking
$250 or Oth will Sell
separate (8631675-3888 after
BABY CRIB- no mattress, Like
new Cost $400. sell $100.
CRIB MATTRESS- Renais-
sance, Never used. $50. or
best offer. (863)467-5616
PAGEANT DRESS- Little girls
Pastel green w/sequins. Size
4 $45. Call (863)763-5918
PURSES (6) Dooney, Guci,
Summer leather bag, silver
evening bag w/other leather
bags $75 firm (863)675-3888
BEER CAN COLLECTION:
From 1970's, 199 cans. Good
condition. Most are unusual.
$50. for all. (863)673-4787
DUKES OF HAZARD '80-Radio
Controlled Gen. Lee car. In
box. Mint cond in box, 1/24th
scale, $45 (856)358-8625
ELVIS RECORD & SOUVENIR
COLLECTION: Approx. 44 yrs.
old. Rare items. $1000 all or
best offer.. 863-824-3358
OLD RECORDS-(45 records)
78's Joni James, Sarah
Vaughn, Bill Haley,Doris
Day,Guy Lombardo, Mills
Bros, Nat King Cole, Frankie
Laine & more. In albums. All
for $200. (302)674-4149
Delaware. Will ship
COMPUTER, good working
computer $100 internet
DELL NETWORK COMPUTER-
Pentium IIl Win. XP, Word,
Games, Complete $150.
MONITOR-17" Flat screen
CRT, Color. $50.
SCHOOL COMPUTER Win-
dows XP. Microsoft Worhs &
games Complete system.
WEB TV- computer w/2
keybrd, cordless ph & ansr
CERAMIC KILN like new,
with over 100 molds, $1200
or besi otter 18631634-9513
CERAMIC KILN- good Terra-
gon, $250 (863)675-0550
5pc BR SUITE- black & gold,
like new, $350
BED SET- Queen mattress, box
springs & frame $99.
(863)675-4076 Leave mes-
sage. .. .
Bedroom set- white, dresser,
nightstand chest of drawers
Queen mattress & boxspring
BOOK SHELF Like new. 4
shelves. $25 (239)810-3312
BR SUITE- w/2 end laoies wilri
6 drawers, a tower holding 2
42" mirrors, and more $800
must see (863)610-0577
CHINA CABINET Glass front,
lighted, old, $200 lirm
DINETTE SET-table, 4 capt.
chairs, mauve, good condi-
tion, $150 (863)467-9054
GLASS TOP DINING TABLE w/
6 chairs, $525
SOFA- beige, blue, mauve,
less than 1 yr old, new $500
asking $250 (863)635-3918
TABLE & CHAIRS- custom
made 42" sq oak table, 4
Windsor chairs, very good
cond $350 (863)763-2458
Tan cloth 3 pc Sectional sofa,
matching over stuffed swivel
chair, 2 end and 1 coffee ta-
ble, $1500 (239)537-4253
TWIN BED- White head board,
New mattress & box springs.
GOLF CLUBS- full set, metal
fairways, 1,3,5, excellent
LADIES CALLAWAY- Woods
D-2, 3, 4, 5 &7, Putter, PW
8, 7, 6, 5, 4 & 3 Irons All
$400. neg. 863-467-1910
MacGregor M565, '05, 3pw,
Mactec Driver, 10.5, $175.
TOMMY GUN- .45 ACP $900
MOBILITY SCOOTER, Pride
Revo SE63, 3 Whl. Like new.
Used indoors only. Pd. $1995,
now, $800. (863)517-1708
FUEL TANK- On stand, 260
gallon with 110 V pump, fil-
ter, $250. (863)675-3357
WOOD BURNING STOVES (2),
one uese & one oin crate,
LADIES GOLD ANTIQUE
POCKET WATCH- over 100
yrs old, $300 neg.
LAMPS (31 $10 lor'allI.
ACTION SCOOTER, Heavy-
Duly E..c ellentl'ondlidor dil
$650. or best o0ier
LIFT CHAIR- $100
RAMP "Movirn On Moility".
Aluminum 5 Fi w.'cover. For
Hover-Round Whreel chair
$225. or. best offer.
WHEEL CHAIR LIFT Hydraulic-
electric, for van or mini bus
$300 (863)357-1632 ask for
CEILING FANS, (4), :52",
brown, good cond, $80 will
Complete Screen room, 30'x9'
$1000 (863)697-2434 -
CRUISE- 7 NIGHTS, EASTERN
CARIBBEAN. Brand new ship
sailing r/t from Ft. Lauderdale
November 2006- March
2007. From $499 (port taxes
included) with FREE BUS!
EARN DEGREE online Irom
home. "Medc.ii, 'Business.
'Cnminal Justice Job Place-
ment Assistance. Computer
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FLEA MARKET ITEMS New
& used.: Large inventory.
Bring lots JI bDoes $350 lor
HUNT ELK, Red Slag While-
tail Buhalo, Wild Boar Our
season: now-3!31/06 Guar-
ianteed license, $5.00 tro-
phy in Iwo days tlo-
Garrne/lo-Pay policy Days
LOG SPLITTER- Electric, Used
20hrs $90. (863)675-3032
MOBILE HOTDOG CART -
PAINTING -Framed 28x40
Couch sized painting, Moun-
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sell! $85 (863)824-0801,
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SCOOTER Electric, Red, in
good cond. W/battery charg-
er. Paid $800 asking $400
(863) 610-1363 after 3pm
T-CLOTHES POLES- (2) heavy
duty, steel. excellent cond no
rust, $40 (863)675-0550
BABY MINI POT BELLY PIGS
$50 each. Call Debbie
BEAGLE PUPPIES- 3 males,
CKC reg., born 11/18/05,
$400 ea., (863)763-2755
PARROT CAGE- White w/
24x24x27, playpen on top
shelf under cage detachable
seed $100. (863)357-0037
PIT BULLS, 2, Male, White,
Red Nose. Less than 1 year
old. $150 each or both for
PUG- Male approx 8 mo, old
Has papers, (Pug Lovers On-
lyi. $500. or best offer.
ROTTWEILERS- 4 weeks old,
Available Now! $100. ea
TOY POODLES, Registered, 1
Male, 4 Females. All shots &
wormed wi'eall h ceriiir.aes.
Toy White Poodles i \ for sale
lo rignt person $1000
mimes you a more inflned
and Inleresting person. No
wonder newspaper raiders
are more isuceifull
REVERSE OSMOSIS SYSTEM-
Microline, 'for under sink, ap-
.prox 1 yr old, $75
Find H faster. Sell t sooner
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DEMO HOMESITES WANTED.
NOW! For the-NEW Kayak
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PAINT BALL GUN- with 2
tank., mask, Tipman Pro
Lite, $80 (863)697.1443
PITCHING MACHINE- Louis-
ville Slugger, like new, $50
RIFLE, 22 cal., Single shot.
AIR COMPRESSOR- upright,
220 V. w/pressure regulator,
filter & long hoses, $200
BAND SAW- 1 hp, Sears,
stand, tilt head, 12", $140
BENCH DRILL PRESS w/ bits,
10" table saw, 4" belt disc
sander, 6" grinder w/stand,
Bench band saw w/ cabinet,
36" wood lathe w/tools, 6"
joiner planer, assorted
clamps, wood chisels, router
and table, air compressor, 4
dr tools chest on wheels,
box of tools & misc. also
rough cut wood.
(863)674-5770 after 4pm
GENERATOR 10,000 watts,
will power a large house,
16hp twin cylinder $1000
NEW GENERATOR- 8550 watt
starting, 5550 running, 10hp,
Briggs & Stratton w/cart &
cord $600. (863)675-0349
PACHINKO MACHINE- me-
chanical vertical Japanese
pinball, good cond $70 or
best offer (863)357-7406
FaUr F ee/Pred-.t P
Farm Swril .es .
Offered'm P ..' 825
Services W: ited 830
Fertilizer .. 83
HoWrss _1-. ,.840
Lawn & Garden 850
Poultry/Suap &iea 860
APPALOOSA PONY, 14 rs.
old. 13.1 hands. $700 or
oest otter, delivery available.
HORSE- 5yr old. Gelding.
Palomino, Rides good. $800
or best offer. (863)697-2412
HORSE TRAILER- 27 Goose
Neck. Holds up to 4 horses.
Tack room $2400. neg
HORSE TRAILER, two, needs
a little work, $600.
(239)340-8373 Fort Myers
LAWN MOWER- CraftSman
6.5 hp. 22" Self propelled
mulching mower. $75.
LAWN TRACTOR- Craftsman
#DLT3000, 18 5 hp, 42"
cut, elec start, auto trans,
RIDING LAWN TRACTOR-
2001, 16.5 HP, 42" cut,
$300 or best offer
RIDING MOWER- Murray,
S17.5 HP, 42" cut, 2yrs old
exc cond. $700 firm
TILLER- MTD 5hp, reartine,
reverse rotation, sell pro-
pelled, $100 (863)674-0360
Sunday, Feb. 12; '06,
2-4pm, 48 Meadowlark
4br, 2ba, 5+/- acres
Tina M. Scarborough, Realtor
Sullivan Real Estate, Inc.
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CATALINA- '85, 2BR, 1BA
Very clean, No hurricane
damage. $2500. Firm. You
FRANKLIN Park Model $7500
or best offer. (863)357-2979
MOBILE HOME- '75, 1br, Fully
Furnished $1500. or best of-
OKEE., 35' Tara, FI rm, Shed, 2
slides, 25" TV, Chest Freezer
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Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Sport Vehicles ATVs 3035
AIR BOAT- 160hp, Lycoming
Eng, brand new carbin fibre
prop, Apache deep hull,
13x7, mint cond., asking
ALUM WOLVERINE '57- 35hp
Merc, elec start, steering
wheel, full windshield $1650
BASS BOAT- 16', 1 Owner,
Evinrude 115hp, Trolling mo-
tor, Depth finder. $3000.
BASS BOAT: 18' 1987 Ranger
373, 150 hp Merc. XR2, Com-
plete Over Haul. New trolling
motor. $6000. 859-250-5902
BOAT, TRAILER & MOTOR-
15 HP Johnson, Crest Liner
$500 neg. (863)634-4818
CAMPER ENCLOSURE for a
boat, canvas, 20', cost
$2500, sell for $700.
CAROLINA SKIFF 16'- '97
Evinrude, 30HP w/stainless
prop, trolling mtr, fish finder,
trlr, $2250 (863)612-9200
DECK BOAT-'93 Sea Nymph,
19' w/120 hp Evinrude, trail-
er, good cond, $5000 firm
FIBER GLASS BOAT 14ft,
15hp Sears Motor, $500/
JOHN BOAT- 14' alum. flat
bottom, 7.5 mercy. w/trailer &
trolling motor, 2 seats
KAYAK- sit inside, 17' Pursuit
Rotomolded Sea kayak,
good condition $600
Pontoon Boat 24ft Party Barge,
hard top, new battery, new gas
tanks, 70hp Evinrude, excel.
PONTOON BOAT, '99, 20 ft.,
50hp plus trolling motor, very
good condition, $8000.
RINKER'83, 16'- Wilma dam-
aged, 90hp Merc, controls,
trlr, as is $450
SEA NYMPH 17', Aluminum,
Trolling motor, 40 hp mercury,
trim & tilt. D/F & Trir. $1850
AMERI-LITE RV- 200, Gulf
Stream 26', with single slide
Very good cond. $6900.
CAMPER, '76, Skamper, 29',
5th wheel, sleeps 6, $2450
or best offer. (863)675-4578
FIFTH WHEEL- 30', w/screen
room, in Lake Port, $3500,
lot rent $140 (863)465-5944
FORD VAN / CAMPER 1987,
Exc. cond. Sips 4. Sink, stove,
toilet, shower, etc. Good on
gas. $4,750. (863)635-7552
Carriage Fifth Wheel, '93, 40',
new awning, carpet, micro-
wave, fridge, w/d, walk
around queen bed, all oak
wood, lots of storage, $6000
or best offer.(561)845-7934
POLARIS 750 WAVE RUNNER
'94- asking $600 no trailer
BOAT MOTOR- 15hp, John-
son, Long shaft, Runs good
$400 neg (863)634-4818
YAMAHA '99, 15hp, 4 stroke,
long shaft, elec. start, low
BMW R1200C '00, 15k mi.,
bags, windshields, running
lights, exc. cond., $8000.
HARLEY DAVIDSON, '97, WG,
low mileage, Voyager Trike
SKit, $9500. (863)227-0336
MOTORCYCLE HELMETS- 3,
2-Shortys, 1-Full face. $70.
HONDA RECON-'02, Low
hours, Senior ridden, Electric
shift $2400. (863)675-0349
MINI CHOPPER- '04, Electric
start, Runs perfect. $250.
YAMAHA 400 4WD- $2000. or
best offer. (863)675-2318 or
673-2108 Caloosa Belle area
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
'87- outstanding good cond.
CHEVY CAVALIER Z24- '96, 4
cyl., auto, green, cold a/c, cd
Player, looks good, $1250
CHEVY VAN '85- New paint,
runs good, good tires,
$1500 or best offer
DODGE INTREPID-'93, 69k,
Runs good. Good shape
FORD ESCORT '95- 2dr, new
clutch, excellent condition,
$1500 or best 'offer
Church of God By Faith Frostproof
Reverend Anderson, Jr.
Church Of God By Faith, 208
Hopson Rd., Worship Services;
Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Wor-
ship Service 11 a.m., Sunday
Evening service 7:30 p.m.,
Wednesday Evening Bible study
7:30 p.m.. For more information
First Assembly of God
First Assembly of God Church
On The Ridge, 825 County Road
630A, Worship Services; Sunday,
8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., nurs-
ery available, Sunday evening
service 6 p.m. Youth Fellowship
and Bible study Wednesday
evenings at 7 p.m. For more
information call 863-635-2702.
Church of Frostproof
First Baptist Church of Frost-
proof, 96 \Vesl B Street is offer-
ing a new Celebration Worship
Service on Sunday's, at 8:15
a.m. This service offers a more
contemporary style of music,
while the Celebration Worship
at 10:50 a.m. will remain more
traditional in nature. Childcare
will be available for both servic-
es. For more information call
Church of Frostproof
First, Christian Church of
Frostproof, 2241 County Road
630 \W., Sunday School 9:30
a.m., Worship Service. 10:1,5
a.m., Sunday Evening Worship 6
p.m. Wednesday Evening Bible
Study 6 p.m. For more informa-
tion call 635-6700.
Church of Babson Park
First Christian Church of Bab-
son Park, 1295 Scenic Highway
N., Babson Park, Sunday School
9:30 a.m.. Morning Worship
10:30 a.m Sunday Evening
Bible Sunday 6 p rn. Wednesday
Evening Bible Study 6:30 p.m.
For more information call 638-
Church of Frostproof
First Presbyterian Church,
101 N. Palm Ave., Sunday School
9:45 a.m., Worship Service 11
a.m. For more information call
First United Methodist
Church of Frostproof
First United Methodist
Church of Frostproof, 150,
Devane St., Sunday School 9:30
a.m.; Traditional Worship Ser-
Svice 10:30 a.m. and an evening
Hispanic Service at 6 p.m..For
more information call 635-3107.
Church of God
Rex E. Daniels-Reverend
Frostproof Church of God,
104 Highway 630W, Sunday
School 10 a.m., Worship Service
10:45 a.m.., Sunday Evening Ser-
vice 6:30 p,m. and Wednesday
Evening Service 7 p.m. For more
information call 635-3556.
Dioste Ama Spanish
Iglesia Bautista Dios Te Ama
(Dioste Ama Spanish Baptist
Church) lugar (located) 1000 US
Highway 98 West, Frostproof,
Sannunciate y ivitcion
(announces an invitation) Oir la
Palabra de Dios (to hear the
Word of God) Domingo .(Sun-
day), at 11 a.m.
Wales Church of God
South Lake Wales Church of
God, 210 Presidents Dr., Lake
Wales, Sunday School 9a.m.,
worship p Service 10:30 a.m.,
Sunday Evening Worship 6 p.m.,
Wednesday Evening Worship'
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A messy desk means a cluttered mind
Three times this past week I was
asked by people who have their
own businesses how to grow their
business. In each instance I asked
them how their desk looked! Not
one wanted to tell me what their
desk looked like! This is. when I
started to describe it for them. They
were in shock that I could do this.
Then I told them that their desk
was a representation of what was
going on in their head.
Each one of these business
owners had borrowed money to
make a go of their,business. They
had to come up with a business
plan to give to the bank. It all
looked so good on paper. Then
came putting the plan into action;
isn't that what happens to us? Did
you know that we all have busi-
nesses and our home represents
that capital investment!
We have such grand ideas and
go hog wild to begin to implement
them all at once; then we get tried
and crash and burn! Beating our-
selves up all along the way! How
can we find balance and consisten-
cy? I think the key is starting small!
Breaking. the grand plan down
into its parts and then establishing
simple habits for your morning,
afternoon and evening td keep you
on track with your grand plan. This
all sounds well and good but when
it comes right down to it there is
something that is standing in your
way! It is the clutter that is on your
desk and every flat surface in your
home and office. That clutter is
what is going on in your brain. We
have to quiet the clutter to get some
focus to our thinking.
My homework assignment -for
these entrepreneurs was to clear
off the top of their desks and do it
right this minute. This is exactly
What we do when we shine our
sinks. Take all the dishes out of the
sink and pile them on the floor if
you have to. 1 instructed them to
take the piles of papers on their
desk and set them on the floor. I
didn't care if they put them in a box
or not; they just had to get that clut-
ter off their desk. All I wanted to see
on their desk was the wood top.
That clutter keeps their minds
pulling them in several directions at
one time. You are never going to
plow a field if the horses are pulling
in two different directions. It is time
to put on the' blinders and use all
your brain power on one thing at
one time. By spending just 15 min-
utes each day plowing through
those piles you will eventually get
rid of your clutter.
Their next assignment was to
get a timer and put it on their desk.
Then to get a spiral notebook to
take notes on when they had an
idea; put this notebook on the side
of their desk closest to their writing
hand. This one thing will keep us
from getting sidetracked with our
outstanding ideas. All we have.to
do is jot them down and go back to
what we were working on. We are
very creative people,and we don't
want to squelch that creativity, we
want to focus it so we can finally
see an idea come to fruition.
I told them to set their timer for
15 minutes. Then I asked them to
get one sheet of paper and write
down a three step list of the things
they needed to do each morning to
start their work day. Then a three
step list for early afternoon and
then a three step list for stopping
work. I told then- thiis list could not
be more than three steps to start
with for each part of the day. This
was their daily routines. Each item
on their three step list was a habit
they were going to practice each
day to keep their business main-
In order to grow their business
they had to develop and use a basic
We all have things we need to
do every week to keep our homes
running; the same is true for busi-
nesses. You have to work on proj-
ects a little at a time, keep invento-
ries stocked, pay bills, talk with
your employees, run errands,
.make appointments; I thinkyou get
the picture. Oh and let's not forget
about the fun parts of being cre-
ative antid planning for the future. I,
had them list each day of the week
and beside that day give a focus for
the day. This.doesn't mean you
spend all day on that focus but just
to set aside some time that day for
it. For me it is my mornings. I take
care of what I need to in the morn-
ing and this frees me to play in the
Now here is the tough part! We
have to do this! Not just think about
doing it! Establish the habit of clear-
ing off our desk each night and
starting the new day with a clear
space in which to think. I have put
together an Office Control Journal
that you carndownload for free to
help you get started, but first things
first! Clear off the top of your desk'
We have a Google search box
on our website \~w~\ .Flylady. net:,
search for Office ControlJournal.
For more help getting rid of your
CHAOS; check out her website and
join her free mentoring group at
www.FlyLady.net or her book, Sink
Reflections published by Bantam.
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FORD TAURUS SHO '96- V8,
black, 2dr, tan interior, runs
good $4250 (561)358-2628
KIA SPORTAGE- '2000, Con-
vertible, Auto, Cold A/C,
49K, Great cond. $4000. or
best offer (863)763-9329
Mercury Cougar 1999- Silver,
ac, pwr windows, may need
MUSTANG '02- V6, auto, PW,
PL, white w/tan inter. 39K
mi, exc cond., $9200
PONTIAC GRAND AM. '00-
82k miles $5800
SATURN 1991- Stick shift
around 6 p.m.
TOYOTA MR2, '88, hard to
find, dependable, 5spd, SR,
needs compressor for AC
$1500 neg. (561)924-2208
Ford Model T 1926 touring
car, 600 miles on restoration,
runs out well, $10,500
MGB 1973 Convertible 4cyl., 4
sp. $4200 or trade Make
someone a real deal, Nice car
MINI SKID STEER: For Rent
include rotivator, ditcher,
leveler, bucket& 9", 8" &30"
auger. $40/hr. $80 minimum.
Call Whidden Citrus
FORD EXPLORER '93-.V6, AT
limited edition w/leather. all
power, good paint, 104K,
$2500 neg (561)248-8100
ISUZU TROOPER, '93, 4x4, 6
cyl., a/c, cloth seats, 123k
mi., exc. cond., $4000 firm.
GOLF CART- 94 Easy Go, top
2 seats, elec, no charger,
$950 neg (863)675-1472
CAR DOLLY, heavy duty,
w/straps & chains, tires in
ood shape, swivel arm,
CARBURETOR 750 CFM- Hol-
ley, Double pump $100.
DRAW TITE HITCH w/Receiver
& 2" ball. Fits '91-'94 Ford
Explorers. Pd. $150, Now
TOYOTA CRESSIDA '84- good
body, tires, trans motor has
rod knocking $50.00 u pull
CHEVY S10'86 -ext. cab, runs
but needs a motor $300
DODGE RAM- '97, New tires,
shocks, ball joints, floor mat,
dash cover, A/C & bed liner,
FORD F-150 XLT 1998- New:
brakes& tires, Mag rims & no
rust, Crew Cab 3dr, Asking
LEER TOPPER- For 8' Chevy
bed. Like new. $875.
NERF BARS- Black, Excellent
condition. $200. Call
JEEP CHEROKEE '86- 4x2, 4
cyl., auto, nice body & int.,m
needs eng work $450
UTILITY TRAILER- 5x11, sin-
gle axle, dropped axle, has
ramp, $300 (863)674-0360
CHEV VAN '85- 15 passenger,
CHEVY MINI BUS 1984, Load-
er & Transmission in good
condition. Asking $200.
Econoline Van 1983, Runs,
6cyl, 4.9, Reese Receiver, Hi