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Thursday, February 23, 2006 Vol. 91 No. 36 Frostproof's Hometown Newspaper for More Than 85 Years 50 cents
At a Glance
The Frostproof City Council
would like to announce a Spe-
cial Workshop Meeting is
scheduled for Wednesday,
March 1 at 3 pm. The City
would also like to remind
everyone, the City Council Pub-
lic Meetings are held the first
and third Monday of the
The next Regular City Coun-
cil Meeting will be held Mon-
day, March 6, at 6 p.m. Frost-
proof City Hall is located at 111
First Street. For more informa-
tion call 635-7855.
Tickets are now on sale for
the annual Wearable Art Fash-
ion show on March 7. Two
shows will be held, 1 pm and 6
pm and cost per ticket is $10.
They are available at the Art
League or from Art League
members. Tickets sell out early,
so do not miss out.
game and dinner
Frostproof JV and Varsity
Baseball Teams will be playing
a doubleheader against Tampa
Prep on Saturday, Feb. 25, at
the Frostproof High School
Field. The action starts with JV
at 11 a.m. and continues with a
Varsity game at 1 p.m.
The players will be selling a
BBQ Pulled Pork Dinner for $7
that includes Pulled Pork,
Baked Potato, Baked Beans
and a roll. Strawberry Short-
cake will also be available for
an additional charge.
Presale dinner tickets are
available from any Player or
Coach. Tickets can also be pur-
chased at Carol's Cuts arnd
Curl's Beauty Shop or by con-
tacting Frostproof High School
Let's all come out and sup-
port our Bulldog Baseball
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 Fed-
eral Income Tax Returns. Tax-
payers should bring picture
identification with them as \\ell
as Social Security cards for all
family members. Please bring a-
copy of your 2004 Federal
Income Tax Return and all nec-
essary papers for filing 2005 tax
returns. This is a free service for
everyone. There are no age or
To assist workers who are
unable to come in w\eekdays,
volunteers will also be available
on Monday evenings from 5
p.m. until 7 p.m. as well as
Monday and Thursday morn-
ings from 9 a.m. until noon.
The Latt Maxcy Memorial
Library will host their Annual
Art Show Feb. 1 through Feb..
28. All artists may have 2 origi-
nal entries (2-D). All artwork
must be suitable for hanging.
All entries will be due by Friday,
Jan. 31 Artwork will be judged
by an independent judge. Join
us for 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 6:30 p:m.
See Page 2 for information about
how to contact the newspaper.
Community Links. Individual Voices.
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Tax Collector issues warning
BARTOW, FLORIDA The
Polk County Tax Collector's office
reports that Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006
is the last day business owners can
make late payments on their delin-
quent occupational licenses before
incurring substantial penalties.
If the billboards around the
county are any indication of how
serious Tax Collector Joe Tedder
has become, businesses will want
to comply sooner than later.
Occupational licenses are
required and must be renewed
annually for all businesses operat-
ing in Polk County. Fees range from
$30 to $300. However, the tax peri-
od for timely.payment of the 2005-
06 license ended on Sept. 30, 2005,
causing an-additional 25% penalty
plus a $5 collection cost for late
payments made in February.
As of Feb. 28, delinquent busi-
ness accounts will be subject to a
100% penalty, additional collection
costs and attorneys fees. Moreover,
those who fail to renew their license
prior to March 1,2006 maybe listed
as a non-compliant business and/or
delinquent account holder in a pub-
lication of general circulation or a
This year, in an attempt
designed to educate business
owners of their obligation, the tax
office has launched a countywide
campaign. "In January, overdue
notices were mailed Out at the
same time we put up some posters
Rotary News: Annual dinner moves to Friendship Park
Frosiprool NewsCindy Monk
.Rotary member Claude Vance and the Sunshine Folks Band provided entertainment at
the Frostproof Rotary's 23rd Wild Game Dinner held Feb. 18.
Wild Game Dinner format changes
By Cindy Monk
The Frostproof Rotary Club's
23rd Annual Wild Game Dinner,
held Feb 18, revealed- some
,major changes from previous
events. This year the dinner \vas
moved to downtown at Friend-
ship Park. No alcoholic bever-
ages were served and ticket
sales offered student and child
rates in addition to the adult || I
priced tickets. The Frostprool
Rotary also changed the serving p t
concept. Instead of having a
large tent and long lines of peo-
ple waiting to be served, there
were approximately ten
canopied tents which served the
usual favorites (swamp cab-
bage, venison pilaf, gator tail,
wild turkey, fried cornbread, Leon Respress receives a pocket knife from Rotarian
venison mignon, and gator ribs, Mike Loudermilk at the Wild Game Dinner held Feb. 18.
just to name a few) in a less con- Leon won the knife in the door prize raffle.
gested format .
Due to the hurricanes in Fall
2004, the Rotary was unable to
hold the event for the 2005 year.
A lot of thought and considera-
tion was given to the new' format
and changes. Although there
was several other events
planned for the past weekend
the Rotary reported they were
pleased with the outcome of this
years' event and will begin plans
for the 2007 Rotary Wild Game
The Frostproof Rotary meets
at the Depot every Thursday at Artist Robert Butler painted a landscape depicting
noon. Thoseinerested in visit- Florida Wildlife for auction at the Rotary Wild Game
ing or seeking membership are Dinner held Saturday, Feb. 18. John Alexander of Alico,
welcome to attend any Rotary Inc. admires his purchase. Mr. Alexander said the paint-
meeting. ing will be displayed at Alico, Inc.
Church introduces new pastors
Over the past.40 years, First
Assembly of'.Frostproof has
changed names, buildings and
pastors, but a few things have
always remained constant: the
spirit, and the people.
Recently the church went
through another transition
when they hired Wayne.and
Jennifer Lee as their new pas-
tors. Wayne and Jennifer both
come from different areas of
the country. Wayne is from
West Palm Beach, and Jennifer
is from Carbon Hill, Ala. While
Wayne was a youth pastor at a
local church in Winfield, Ala.,
they met, fell in love and were
After positions in many
churches as youth, music, and
associate pastors they were
called by Dr. Mark Rutland, the
president of Southeastern Uni-
versity in Lakeland, to come
serve as directors of all student
worship on campus and all
touring teams from the school.
Along with their three chil-
dren Nick 13, Jonna 8 and
Howie 5, they began a tenure
which they thought would be
In a recent trip to First
Assembly's Church on the
Ridge, where they were filling
in to preach, both Wayne and
Jennifer felt a call of God to
transition one more time..
On Jan. 15, they accepted
the positions as senior pastors
at First Assembly's Church on
"We believe that God has
everything under control and
allows everything to happen for
a reason. This church is clearly
a beacon of hope and love for
this community and through
excellent leadership in the past
is poised to touch the heart not
only of Frostproof but of all
Central Florida," said Wayne.
Wayne and Jennifer ask that
community members come
and visit the fresh spiritual
renewal that is taking place at
Church on the Ridge.
"Everyone is accepted and
everyone is welcomed," Jen-
nifer said, "We like to think of it
as our family reaching yours."
The new pastors have many
great things planned for this
year and will be reaching out
to the community any way
possible. For information visit
them at their website
there you'll be able to keep up
with all the events they have
around the county" stated Tedder.
"Since the 2004 occupational
tax code revisions, we have made
a consistent effort to inform Polk
County business owners of those
changes and their responsibility to
voluntarily comply under the
law", he added.
The poster-size billboards are
prominently-located around the
county, and feature 'Polkie, The Tax
Dog', a pug dog who reminds view-
ers, "If you are doing your business
in Polk County, you need a license."
Tedder's office has also used
their internet site, www.PolkTax-
es.com and PGTV, the Polk Gov-
ernment television channel to
carry the message as well.
Those who have yet to renew
their county occupational license,
and who have not received a delin-
quent notice, or those businesses
that are operating in Polk County
without benefit of a county occupa-
tional license should contact the
Polk County Tax Collector's office
via email before February 28 at Eco-
om or telephone (863) 534-4731.
At a recent reception held a warm welcome to Frost-
Friday, Feb. 10 in the confer- proofs' newly appointed City
ence room of City Hall, Interim Manager Robert Brady.
City Manager Carl Cheatham Mr. Cheatham said he
said so long to several well would be available to Mr. Brady
wishers in attendance. The and the council if needed until
reception was also held to give some loose ends were tied.
Frostproof News/Cindy Monk
Debra Richards Lewis presented Carl R. Cheatham with
a plaque thanking him for his support during the 2005
Flood problems. Debra represented the Southeast Polk
Citizens for Lake Management Committee.
Robert Brady was sworn in
as Frostproof City Manager at the
Feb. 20 regular city council meet-
After the swearing-in, the
council got right to business,
considering ordinances. The first
one read was an ordinance for
Silver Hill Cemetery regarding
the coping and gravel. Next was
the second reading of an..ordi-
nance for the annexation of
Coachlight Villa, located on the
south side of Lake Reedy.
The third ordinance consid-
ered was for the annexation of
five lakes: Lake Ida, Biscuit Lake,
Lake Moody, Lake Silver and
Hickory Lake. Former Interim
City Manager Carl Cheatham
was present to represent the
Urban Core Development
Group. This ordinance was
approved by the council. Coun-
cilmember Larry Sullivan
abstained from voting, citing a
conflict of interest.
The council scheduled a spe-
cial workshop on Wednesday,
March 1 at 3 p.m. to discuss pos-
sible changes to the water ordi-
nance. This was once again
brought to the council's atten-
tion by local property owner and
landlord. Carol Love vocalized
the unfairness she felt for the
responsibility of paying delifn
quent water bills for tenants
who have moved out She point-
ed out that the property owner is
not the person who signs for the
See Manager Page 2
rrostprooT News/iUlny monn
First Assembly Church on the Ridge welcomes the Lee
Family to lead their congregation. Pictured left to right the
Lee Family-Howie, Pastors Jennifer and Wayne, Jonna and
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2 The Frostproof News, Thursday, February 23, 2006
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Little Becca Sikes was very intrigue watching Robert Butler
paint a Wildlife landscape for auction at the Rotary WGD. Mr.
Butler allowed Becca to paint her initials into the picture.
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Ben Hill Griffin, Jr., Elementary Principal/Rotarian Patti
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Shirley Brantley prepare their working area at Friendship
Park for the Rotary WGD. These ladies fried several
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Carolyn Trimmier (right) is pictured giving lucky local resi-
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Wild Game Dinner 50-50 drawing.
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Serving Frosiproof Since 1915
Lorraine Young of the Frost-
proof Rotary is pictured car-
rying one of many chafing
trays used tO keep the Wild
Game food warm at the din-
ner held Feb. 18.
Continued From Page 1
service or consumes the water.
Mrs. Love first brought this up at the
Jan. 16, regular city meeting. At that
time, she requested a repeal of the
ordinance. At that meeting, the
council, Mr. Cheatham and City
Finance Director Barbara Smith
Newell and Barbara Wood stayed quite busy serving
barbecue pork at the Rotary Wild Game Dinner held at
Friendship Park Saturday, Feb. 18.
assured everyone present they
Would get together and investigate
outstanding balances, make
changes to the ',:,4I1 l e tbi\ poli-
cy," and seek a lvai.:ait-tle solutiojr
that wCuld .-nrielt ,~jL i ri,-tlied.
Mrs. Love confirmed she had paid
the'outstanding balance but would
like to see changes to water ordi-
In election news, no challengers
are running against Vice-Mayor
Mike Denby and Councilman Larry
Sullivan, With no opposition, the
incumbents will, be declared the
winners and will be sworn inlo
officet- O riliil 17
Acc ilding to Cit Attorney Briari
Haas, mediation with former city
employee Stella Heath has been
scheduled for April 17.
In closing Mr. Brady said it was
John Plavic of Lake Placid and
member of the Lake Placid Noon
Rotary Club was the auctioneer
for the Frostproof Rotary Club
Wild Game Dinner held Feb. 18.
his recommendation to the council
there be a Tuesday, noon deadline
to add items to the agenda for the
following Monday City Council
Meeting. The council then voted
and approved the deadline.
Mr. Brady also asked that the
council designate Fridays to be
known to city employees as "Casu-
al Friday" in which they may dress
in blue jeans if desired.
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The Frostproof News, Thursday, February 23, 2006 3
Curtis Dale Wineberger, 38, of
Watkinsville, Georgia died Sunday,
Jan. 22,2006 in Oglethorpe, Georgia.
He was born May 29, 1967 in
Lakeland, FL. He came to Frost-
proof from Athens, Georgia one
He was self-employed as a tile
setter and was of the Baptist faith.
Submitted to Frostproof News/Judy Jackson
Art League displays quilts
The Frostproof Art League and Gallery Annual Quilt Dis-
play will open on March 7. If you have a quilt you would
like us to display, please bring them by the Art Gallery by
Friday, March 3 at noon. These can be old or new, large or
small. We just love them all and would be glad to display
them for the month of March.
Lakeland, FL. The Devereux
Kids Neighborhood Partnership
Program, a child abuse and neglect
prevention program, in conjunction
with Heartland for Children, will be
awarding cost reimbursement
mini-grants to grassroots programs
involved in child abuse prevention
and child safety in Polk, Hardee and
Highlands. counties. Agencies inter-
ested in applying for a cost reim-
bursement mini-grant must first
submit a one page essay. Successful
candidates will then be invited to
apply for the cost reimbursement
mini-grants. The topic of the essay
should be "How my program
would work to prevent child abuse
and enhance child safety." Please
include how much funding your
organization would need to support
your project. The selected projects
must be completed by May 31,
2006. Essays need to be one page
and double spaced. Eligible organi-
zations must be a 501(c)3. Essays
should be faxed to (863).686-0981
or emailed to email@example.com
by 5 pm on March 3, 2006. Contact
Orvest Law with your questions at
(863) 686-1221 ext. 236.
Survivors include his Father;
Jerry C. Wineberger of Homosassa
Springs, FL., Mother and Step-
Father: Sandra and Walter Respress
of Frostproof. Daughters: Lacy R.
Wineberger of Mooresville, NC and
Charity Wineberger of Mooresville,
N.C. Son: John Curtis Wineberger
of Greenville, S.C. Sisters: Chelene
Wineberger and Shelly Turner both
of Frostproof. Half brothers: Rusty
and Matthew Wineberger of
Homossasa Springs, FL.
Companion: Shannon Todd of
Parents sought for
Project Graduation meeting
Attention parents of Frostproof
High School Seniors! Project
Graduation is continuing to seek
The next scheduled parent
Project Graduation meeting will
be held Tuesday, March 7, 6:30
p.m. in the Teachers Lounge
located to the right in the cafeteria
at the high school.
Parents this is your child's final
year at FHS and there is less than
three months to plan a Grand
Finale to show them how proud
we all our, for their accomplish-
Three meetings have already
been held and approximately
eight parents have been in atten-
dance. There are over ninety stu-
dents. scheduled to graduate and
less than 10% of parents have
made a commitment to Project
Project Graduation is planning
a barbecue dinner (April 8), golf
tournament (May 7) and a raffle
(to be announced).
It's time to pull together and
give these seniors a memorable
Grad Night! Please make every
effort to get involved in this major
event for your son or daughter.
with Rev. Darrol Hood officiating.
Services were held Saturday, Marion Nelson Funeral Home
Jan. 28, 2006 at the Bougainvillea of Frostproof, Florida is in charge of
Cemetery in Avon Park, Florida local arrangements.
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that it brings during Blooms &
Blossoms, the flower and garden
extravaganza at Cypress Gardens
Adventure Park. Already a magnifi-
cent garden showcase, the park
serves as a beautiful backdrop for a
whole host of activities and dis-
plays featuring all things lawn and
garden February 17-April 2.
Highlights from the flower festi-
val include appearances from sev-
eral HGTV and TLC stars, to give
you tips on creating beautiful
spaces for yourself. Kitty
Bartholomew of "You're Home"
will be on hand Sunday, March 12
for talks on color in gardening at
noon and 4 pm, with a meet and
greet opportunity at 1 pm. Meet the
divine "Tool Belt Diva" Norma Vally
on Sunday, March 19 at 1 pm and
listen to her tips on sprucing up
your yard at noon and 4 pm. Ali
Barone, the crafty carpenter of
"While You Were Out" will discuss
building outdoor decks on Sunday,
March 25 at noon and 4 pm and
you'll have the opportunity to meet
her at 1 pm. Dave Sheinkopf of
"Design on a Dime" makes his way
to the park on Saturday, April 1 to
discuss Feng Sui gardening at noon
and 4 p.m. and meet his fans at 1
p.m. All celebrity talks will take
place at the ski show pavilion.
Local gardening celebrity Anne
Pidgeon will be on hand during
"Blooms & Blossoms" February 18
and 25, March 4, 5, 11 and 25 to
give talks and demonstrations on
butterfly and herb gardening, as
well as tropical patio planters. Her
appearances will be at 11:30 a.m.,
1:30 and 3 p.m. at the gazebo in
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Cypress Gardens plans barbecue with Indians
Tickets on sale now for Cleveland
Indians Grand Slam BBQ March 3
Winter Haven, Fl- The Cleve-
land Indians have teamed up with
Cypress Gardens Adventure Park to
give you a truly unique opportunity
this spring training season. Enjoy
an evening of thrilling fun and fab-
ulous food with the entire team on
March 3, a rare opportunity to see
the entire roster at one time!
Coming off a 93-game winning
season, the Indians are positioned
as a force to be reckoned with in
the 2006 season. Join the players at
Cypress Gardens after the opening
game of Spring Training and see for
yourself. Players and their families
will be on hand to share in a BBQ
dinner with guests on the lawn of
Magnolia Mansion, overlooking
beautiful Lake Eloise.
The Grand Slam BBQ runs from
5 until 8 p.m. and features tasty
dishes such as smoked chicken,
BBQ ribs, Brunswick stew, baked
potatoes, cole slaw, baked beans,
salad, dessert and drinks.
During this time,'fans will also
have autograph opportunities from
the entire team. Signatures will be
limited to one item per person.
After the BBQ, everyone will
have the opportunity to enjoy the
park as it stays open until 10 p.m.
especially for this night.
Tickets are $30 per person,, in
addition to park admission, with a
portion of the proceeds benefiting
the winter Haven Youth Fund. You
can order tickets by phone at (863)
324-2111, option 3 or stop by
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Group Sales at the front of the park.
The Cleveland Indians Grand
Slam BBQ is just part of the 70th
anniversary celebration and joins
39 exciting rides, spectacular daily
shows, and Jubilee Junction, a pic-
turesque village where food and
shopping take an entertaining old-
Come face-to-face with more
than 150 animals in Nature's Way
or take in the beauty of Wings of
Wonder, the famed butterfly
arboretum. Stroll the historic gar-
dens, visit with our graceful South-
ern Belles and gasp in wonder at
the world-famous ski show. It's
adventure for all ages!
The park is located in Winter
Haven, Florida two miles west of
SR 27 on Cypress Gardens Boule-
vard. See more details at
Group rates are available for
church, school, corporate and any
group with 15 or more people. Ask
about' our new Group Super Saver
Rate! For more information, con-
tact Group Sales at (863) 324-2111
or visit the web site.
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due taxes, their are i lr diiolimn, '
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Each day, visitors will be able to
stroll through displays and demon-
strations on container gardening,
lawn care, water gardens, fern care,
landscaping, topiaries and other
gardening topics. Local artists will
be on hand to display outdoor art
and we'll even have special activi-
ties for the kids! They can make and
take beautiful tissue-paper flowers
at "Flower Power," turn rocks into
adorable garden accents at "My Pet
Rock" or create a simple bird feeder
at "For the Birds."
Take our own botanical garden
tour to learn more about the native
and exotic flora and fauna, as well
as the history of Cypress Gardens.
Our horticultural experts will also
give demonstrations on creating
topiaries and planting colorful con-
tainer gardens. Plenty of local ven-
dors will also be at the park display-
ing a wide variety of lawn and
garden items, as well as answering
your questions. Look for some-
thing new and fun every day during
Blooms & Blossoms!
Blooms & Blossoms is part of
the 70th anniversary celebration
and joins 39 exciting rides, spectac-
ular daily shows, and Jubilee Junc-
tion, a picturesque village where
food and shopping take an enter-
taining old-fashioned twist. Come
face-to-face with more than 150
animals in Nature's Way or take in
the beauty of Wings of Wonder, the
famed butterfly arboretum. Stroll
the historic gardens, visit with our
graceful Southern Belles and gasp
in wonder at the world-famous ski
show. It's adventure for all ages!
The park is located in Winter
Haven, Florida two miles west of SR
27 on Cypress Gardens Boulevard.
Group rates are available for
church, school, corporate and any
group with 15 or more people. Ask
about our new Group Super Saver
Rate! For more information, con-
tact Group Sales at (863) 324-2111
or visit the web site at
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In Memoriam. 125
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Garage/Yard Sale 145
Special Notices 155
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STUFFED TOY- Found on
1,i4/06 or Ihe Ljke Okeeiheo-
bee S:ernici ail Taylor Creev.
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Job Training 227
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cludeS SublnoOf, logs win-
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Air Conditioners 505
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Beauty Supplies 525
Books & Magazines535
Business Equipment 545
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware. Etc. 560
Drapes, Linens & Fabrics 595
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Household Items 630
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Pools & Supplies 685
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Sporting Goods 705
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Toys & Games 730
Wanted to Buy 740
AIR CONDITIONER-'05 ork
3.5 tonpackage unit w/ heat,
new in box
CENTRAL AIR & HEAT for Mo-
bile Home 3.5 ton, 5y/o, In-
SHARP ROOM AIR COND-
witri remoler control uses
S10OV, asking $100
FARM-ALL CUB- Circa 1948.
Good shape. $2150
NORITAKE CHINA- Pattern:
Mystery #198 Really Beau-
tiful i, 58 pieces. wi2 lange
serving planes, sugar bowl,
& gravy boOd Will tsnip
Great buy at $450 1!!
ELECTRIC STOVE, Whirlpool,
2 yrs old. wnile. asking $75
or Desi oiler
MICROWAVE / CONVECTION
OVEN, Kenmore, 24x15x19".
STOVE- self cleaning, good
MICROWAVE- Tappan, with
clock works good, $25 or
best offer (863)675-0104
SHED- 12'x8', Vinyl side. Good
shape Only .$325.
STORAGE SHED- Rubbermaid,
Large. $75. (863)674-0963
BICYCLES- 1 me rins l new
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BUILDING SALE! 'Beal Net.
Increase' 20,<26 Now
.$4200 25,.31: 5800 30.40
$.9200 40.60 t14.900 E,-
lensive range of sizes and
models Front end aopilnal
METAL ROOFING SAVE 5$$
Buy Direct From Manulaciur-
er 20 colors in IocI, w ailh all
Accessories OQuick turn
around' Delivery Available
Toll Free 1888)393-0335.
ROOF OVER PANS-1541 alum.
131, $ no0 irnm lor all
WEDDING GOWN- w/veil &
neado ere. pearls'sequins
long rain, s:ze 11-12, $300
BALL & BASKETBALL
CARDS- Appro. 400-500
ELVIS COLLECTIBLES- Many
ilems, Mint condiTion, Will
FOOTBALL & BASEBALL
CARDS Racing 0 Comi:
late 80s early 90- E',c cond
$400 neg 863)763-8943
HOCKEY CARDS, 150). Wayne
Greltky iniserls incl., Dooi',
'value t150 asking $25
OIL PAINTING- 16 20 Sinhng
Boar, damaged by Hurricane
Enn, sunk Dy Hurricane Opal
OLD RECORDS-(45 records)
78's Joni James, Sarah
Vaughn, Bill HaleyDorls
Day,Guy Lombardo, Mills
Bros, Nat King Cole, Frankie
Lanee& more. In albums. All
for $175 13021674-4149
Delaware. Will ship
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 $175 (302)674-4149.
Delaware. Wil! ship
DELL NETWORK COMPUTER-
Pentium III Win. XP, Word,
LASER PRINTER, Xerox, $50.
PRINTER- Brand new, Used
less than a week, Canon PIX-
MA ip1600 w/ c/d & info,
DRAFTING TABLE & CHAIR-
30x42 w/slide, like new $60
Captains Bed, twin, Solid
wood, 6 drawers under-
neath. W/mattress. Like new.
CHINA- Mahogany, 34" glass
shelves, lights inside $300
COUCH & LOVESEAT, black,
leather, exc. cond., like new,
CRAFTMATIC BED 4 years
old, rarely used, massage
unit, $500. 863-467-5800.
DINING TABLE & 4 CHAIRS-
wicker, glass, $50
black & white 6' tall, 3' wide,
glass shelves, lighted two
pieces. $150 (863)763-0625
FULL SIZED BED, mattress
and box springwith rails,
LIFT CHAIR RECLINER- dark
blue, mint condition, orig
$1200 asking $350
LIVING ROOM TABLES, 2 end
and 1 coffee, glass top, ex-
cel. cond. $100 neg.
RECLINER large, leather,
R hunter green, $50 or bept of.
ler (39637636346 ,.
RECLINER- green, iiie nIw
asRing $150 or oeti oltr
SOFA- like new 76" lon, Firm
suppr l $250.
SOFA Tan'7ft long and
brown, & blue pin stripe
Queen sleeper sofa, $150
SOFA- 2yrs old, wine colored,
wIni reciilners ai each i -ii1
GOLF CLUBS 1221l ico miln
golf )ag q ooo d ( ni., 11
that's missing i puner f.30
GOLF CLUBS- complete,
matched set, metal woods,
irons. bag, puiter $13?5
YAMAHA GOLF CART, Baner-
ies new 6'05. $ ,100 or bei:
offer (863)357-2709 Iv mes-
COLT COMBAT COMMAND-
ER- 80 serie. 45 cal 4 1.2
bbl, never fired, $1250
SHOTGUN, high standard
pump, 12 d auge, Pump FiioI-
in) Drlue Rib '300 or ralde
lorpislOl l i 46 -8I
DUMB BELL SET- wilt rack,
WEIGHT BENCH- $10
PATIO BAR- with 6 chairs,
pewter color, wrought iron
frame, ceramic tile top, exc
cond. $500 (863)467-4253
PATIO SET, white with glass
top & 4 chairs. Wrought Iron.
$125 or best -offer
PICNIC TABLE custom built,
seats 8, 2" lumber was $850
now $450 slight hurricane
PICNIC TABLE custom built,
seats 8, was $850 now
$450 slight hurricane dam-
ACTION SCOOTER, Heavy
Duty. Excellent condition.
$875. or best offer
LIFT CHAIR, Good condition.
WHEEL CHAIR- Extra large, up
to 500lbs, asking $100
WHEELCHAIR- Folds, Good
WHEELCHAIRS, good shape
oversized, new, $250.
863-357-8788, leave phone
WHEELCHAIRS, regular adult
size $175. 863-357-8788,
leave phone #.
CRUISE- 7 NIGHTS, EASTERN
CARIBBEAN. Brand new ship
sailing r/t from Ft. Lauderdale
November 2006- March
2007 Fri:Tm 4199 (pi:rl taxes
,ii lu'ied) itri FREE BUS!
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home. *Medical. 'Busine:.
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ment. Computer provided. Fi-
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FREE Color Caidlog CALL
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ELECTRIC PIANO- -'org P80,
LIKE NEW, a steal al $800
or best offer (863)763-3229.
GUITAR, Electric, Fender
Slilor.jsltr w'Feier 15R jm-
philer $2i' 1(631673"3860 '
GUITAR, Harmony Stella Par-
lor style late 40s- 50s. Excel-
lent,condition. Asking $250.
IBANEZ AK85 GUITAR- lile
new I.' O i o best oiler
ORGAN- Freedom II wilh all
irinsrumenil and s[tioo, e.:c
cond. $1500 or best offer
BABY MINI POT BELLY PIGS
$50 each Call Debbie
GERMAN SHEPHERD- lemale
spayed- 3vrr old real di-
JACK RUSSELL PUPS- color-
tul ;niol) worrmeO $250
SHEPHERD MIX- female.
1 1r2 aina In .50 or besI
YORKSHIRE TERRIER, 11
wks. old Sweel & Lovable
ACA egislered $500. Good
home only 18631467-6984
YOUNG DOVES- varliu col.
ors $1i eacn.
(863) 675-.214 aher 6 pm.
WATER SOFTENER- Atlantic;
Used approx. 5 yrs, $300
(863)467-5601 ask for Paul
.DEMO HOMESITES WANTED
NOW! For the NEW Kayak
Pool! The On-Ground Pool
with In-Ground Features!
Unique Opportunity. SAVE
$$. Call (866)348-7560
FREE ESTIMATES! Financ-
HOT TUB- Eclipse, Chemicals
& cover included. $1000.
HEDDON FISHING LURE- Old-
er, Vintage, Good shape.
PITCHING MACHINE- digital
read out, for softballs or
baseballs, good cond $500
GENERATOR- new, $375 firm,
HONDA GENERATOR 18hp, 8k
continuous watt, new never
used, $2000 (863)467-5756
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Christmas Trees 745'
Fartm Misceulaneous 81,5'
Farm Produce .820.
Farm Suppi-es/: '
Services Wanted -830,
Hores e : 84W:
Lawn & Garden 8950
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BAY COLT- 2yrs old, 13.3
hands Good youth English
(863)675-2106 aft 8pm
Gelding, red roan, gaited,
15.2 hands, 15 yrs. old,
LAWN CART- Pull behind, tilt-
ing, $50 (954)629-3257
LAWN EDGER- Briggs & Strat-
ton, gas engine, $40
MURRAY Riding mower 18hp
automatic drive Needs some
work belt $200 or best offer,
RIDING MOWER- Murray, 42"
cut, hydrostatic transmission
TRACTOR restored Gilson.
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battery & seat. Rebuilt eng.
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MOBILE HOME STEPS- 5
steps, fiberglass w/rails, 40"
height $250 (863)763-7460
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Sport Vehicles. ATVs 3035
AIR BOAT, Aluminum hull, 220
GPU, Top job with rod bear-
ing carb intake. $10,500
BASS BOAT- 16'9" Challenger,
140 Evinrude, w/trlr, trolling
mtr, too much to list $2500
JON BOAT -12ft, V bottom, w/
trailer $300 (863)763-8415
BASS BOAT, 17 Ft., Dynatrak,
Made by Ebb-Tide, Good
shape. EP 150 hp Evinrude.
CHEENOE, 15 Ft. on Trailer.
7.5 Merc. Like new. $1800.
FORCE OB 85- 125hp, LOW-
ER UNIT, 20", $250
Lowes 1991 Boat & Trailer,
2002 Merc. 75hp 4 stroke,
$7,000 16 Linda Road Buck
Sports Boat, 10'5", Mercury
WaterMouth & trailer,
STARTER- for Force OB mo-
tor $75 (863)467-5736
65hp Evinrude & trailer.
Runs Excellent $1800.
WANTED BOAT TRAILER for
2Oft Pontoon (863)467-8567
FIFTH WHEEL- 30', w/screen
room, in Lake Port, $3500,
lot rent $140 (863)465-5944
HUNTER or FISHERMAN'S
dream, travel trailer w/Florida
room, you move $2500 neg.
Buying a car? Look in
the classified. Selling
a car? Look in the
ROAD RANGER FIFTH WHEEL;
'90, 28'/2 ft., asking $2500.
TRAIL LITE '00- 27'6", slide-
out, very clean, pull w/1/2
ton trk, $8500
YELLOWSTONE 5TH WHEEL
'85- 30', $3900 or best offer,
BOAT MOTOR: 2005 MERCU-
RY 0/B, 2 Stroke, 15 hp.
BOAT MOTOR, Johnson, 15
hp., Electric Start. $550.
MOTOR GUIDE Trolling Motor,
12/24 volt, 67 lb. trust, hand
controlled, good cond. $175.
OUTBOARD MOTOR- '92 8HP
Johnson, long shaft, $450
AIR BOAT BOTTOM COATING
Steelflex 2000 SUPER
SLICK Epoxy coating, 1 gal-
lon $90 (863)467-6696
HONDA REBEL 2003, Excel-
lent. $2000 (863)517-2077
HONDA SHADOW, Shaft drive,
needs TLC. rust on chrome,
some pitting, Nice paint. Good
project. $350 (561)924-2208
HONDA SHADOW VT 750- '05
Silver, Brand new, 243 mi.
HONDA VALKYRIE 2001 V6,
14k miles, great cond. Lake
Port, $8,000 (706)338-0653
VULCAN 750, '03, 4,202 mi.,
windshield & saddlebags,
$4000. (863)673-4314 after
FOUR WHEELERS (2) w/hel-
met, 50cc, &70cc, 2
months old. $1900/all
POLARIS PREDATOR '03
500cc, has motor work,
TERRY-'80, 30ft, Need lots of
work. Good hunting trailer.
$1000. or best offer
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 1035
Heavy Duty Trucks 4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
CADILLAC DEVILLE '89- load-
ed, good cond., $1500
CAMARO Z28 80- auto, all
original, nice restoration pro-
ject, $2000 neg.
(863)634-6601 Ive msg.
FORD ESCORT LX 1995 4dr
sedan, cold air, pwr steering
& brakes, 56k miles, excel.
cond. $2500 (863)635-1139
KIA SPORTAGE- '2000, Con-
Svertible, Auto, Cold A/C,
49K, Great cond. $4000. or
best offer (863)763-9329
LINCOLN TOWN CAR, '91,
Cartier, silver, 126k miles,
sun roof, well kept, $800.
needs trans work drive able
MERCURY SABLE WAGON, in
Montura, engine needs work,
$900 neg. (863)805-8786
1999 94K mis. $6500. Looks
& Runs great! Call
(812)272-0439 See in LaBelle
PONTIAC FIERO, '88, good
tires, 4 cyl., 5spd., good on
gas, $1500. (863)467-0030
TOYOTA MR2 '88, 2 dr., 4 cyl,
5spd. manual, power, win/dr.
Great mileage. Dependable.
$1500 neg. (561)924-2208
Looking to buy Antique Car/
Convertible / Truck. Please call
MINI SKID STEER: For Rent
include rotivator, ditcher,
leveler, bucket& 9", 8" &30"
auger. $40/hr. $80 minimum.
Call Whidden Citrus
CHEVY SILVERADO, '94, 4
wheel drive, 3/4 ton, runs
JEEP WRANGLER SAHARA
1999, 4wd, hard and soft
tops loaded $10,750
BEDLINER for full size Ford
Pick up Truck, excel. $200
or best offer (863)763-6747
CAR DOLLY, '03, like new,
used 4 times, good tires,
straps lights $925 neg or
CARBURETOR & HEAD- 350,
with 202 valve $300.
POS TRAC UNIT- 8.5 w/gears,
342 & 373, $250 or best of-
fer (863)467-8856 ,
SOFT TOP- complete for a
Jeep Wrangler, all doors &
$300 or best offer
TRUCK BED COVER- White fi-
berglass, Tonneau Cover Fits
Ford F250 Super Duty Reg.
Bed $300 (239)462-3312
CHEVY.S1O- '91, 4.3 Auto,
Motor & Transmission is
fine. Has front end damage.
Asking $600. 863-357-1974
CHEVY SILVERADO 1986, V8
Diesel no ac, $1300
(863)357-7214 after 5pm
DODGE PU '95- Laramie,
$3500, Cummins diesel, air-
bag, very good cond. $5900
(863)357-7214 after 5pm
FORD F150 "92- ext cab, new
tires, battery & master cyl.,
70K, like new, $3500
PICKUP BED- 2003 GMC/Che-
vy long bed Never used. Like
new. W/tailgate & bumper
TOYOTA- '87, Ext. cab, 5 spd,
AC, Sunroof, Bedliner, Row
bar, $1500 or best offer.
TRUCK CAP- 8ft, sliding win-
dows all around, $300
(772)201-8932 leave mes-
I)or g't lit s
FORD ESCAPE 2001, 4cyl,
5spd., 70K miles. Excellent
condition. Gets 27+ mpg.
$8750. Call 863-634-7021
days or 863-763-6796 eves.
AXLES- (2) #5200 Torsion,
off 102" trlr w/4 wh/tires, 6
lug w/brakes, very good
cond. $500 (561)676-7846
CAR DOLLY, excel cond. $950
218) 340-5296 Moore
EQUIP TRAILER- 24', 3 axle
w/ramps, goose neck, good
tires (8x14.5) lights, good
floor $2500 (863)697-9704
UTILITY TRAILER, 19', HD,
dual axle, 1 yr. old, holds 1
car & 2 motorbikes, $1750.
FORD AEROSTAR 1989, Red,
V6, Auto., A/C. Looks &
Runs good. $2500 or best
All 'fats' are not created equal
Do you read the food labels? I
find it interesting that different peo-
ple read different parts of the
labels. Some are concerned with
fat content, others with carbohy-
drates or calories.
In each case, there's more to it
than just a number. And now the
labels are adding another category
to the "fat" content.
Labels may give total fat, but not
all fats are bad for you. According
to the United States Food and Drug
Administration (FDA), fat is a major
source of energy for the body and
aids in the absorption of vitamins
A, D, E, and K. When eaten in mod-
eration, fat is important for proper.
grolh, development, and mainte-
nance of good health. Fats are an
especially important source of.
calories and nutrients for infants
and toddlers, who have the highest
energy needs per unit of body
weight of any age group.
When consumed with carbohy-
drates, fats can help stabilize blood
sugar levels, which is important for
energy and for overall health.
All fats are not the same. Some
fats, like olive oil, can be good.for
you. Olive oil helps promote your
body's, production of high density
lipoproteins (HDLs) otherwise
known as the "good cholesterol"
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which helps your body rid itself of
low density lipoproteins (LDLs).
Saturated fats (such as the fat in
butter) and trans fats promote the
production of LDLs, which clog the
Trans fats may start out as
"good" fats, but they are chemically
altered so they will have a longer
shelf life. Trans fats are usually made
when hydrogen is added to veg-
etable oil during processing. If you
see the words "partially hydrogenat-
ed" you are dealing with trans fat.
Until recently, trans fats could
be found in so many products in
the American supermarket that it
was difficult to find cookies, breads
or snack foods without it.
Under a Food and Drug Admin-
istration (FDA) rule that went into
effect in January, food labels must
grants now available
Pursuing its mission to ensure
high quality water for Florida's
growing communities while pro-
tecting the environment, the
South Florida Water Management
District has initiated the applica-
tion process for its FY 2006-2007
WaterSIP Grant program.
For the current year, WaterSIP,
which stands for Water Savings
Incentive Program, will distribute
up to $1 million District-wide for
projects that conserve a measura-
ble amount of water. To date,
WaterSIP has conserved more
than 1.4 billion gallons a day. This
annual funding program provides
matching funds up to $50,000 to
water providers or community
organizations for installing water-
saving technology such as low-
flow plumbing fixtures, rain, sen-
sors, fire hydrant flushing devices,.
and other water saving projects.
The District has worked with
local government as well as pri-
vate organizations and not-for-
profit agencies to promote various
conservation projects. On the west
coast, the City of Sanibel worked
with hotels and resorts on the
island to retrofit sprinkler systems
to use recycled water for irrigation.
To assist applicants for 2007
Thomas Shelton will perform
in concert at the First Christian
Church of Babson Park, 1295
North Scenic Highway, Babson
Park, FL 33827. Sunday evening,
March 5,2006 at 6 p.m.
Everyone is welcome to
attend. Free Admission. For infor-
mation call 863-638-1654. Ronnie
- Abshire, Minister.
funds, informational meetings
are scheduled throughout the
16-county region. For more
information call Kurt Har-
clerode, South Florida Water
Management District Office:
(239) 338-2929, Cellular: (239)
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now include the trans fat conent.
This applies to food packaged after
Jan. 1, so it may be a while before
you see the labels in the supermar-
ket. But the rule is already making a
Aware that the public is paying
more attention to trans fats, and will
soon be able to find trans fat infor-
mation on the food labels, manu-
facturers are cutting back on trans
fat use or eliminating it completely.
Some companies even started
adding this information to labels
before it became mandatory, happy
to proclaim their foods "contain'no
.trans fats!" It's important to remem-
ber that trans fat is not the only thing
to consider on the label. If the man-
ufacturer added more saturated fat
to compensate for eliminating trans
fats, the product still may be a poor
food choice for those concerned
about cholesterol levels.
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Before making any change to
your diet or exercise program, con-
sult your doctor. This is especially
important if you are on any prescrip-
tion medications. Some drugs inter-
act badly with foods thatwould oth-
erwise be considered "healthy."
Firework donations still needed
The Frostproof Area Chamber
of Commerce is asking for dona-
tions to fund this year's Fourth of
July fireworks. Due to financial
constraints, the City of Frostproof
is unable to fund the annual fire-
works show. The vendor who has
provided the fireworks 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 1,2006..
Ben Hill Griffin, Alico, Inc.,
Gary Whidden Mobile Home
Sales, 'Scarborough Furniture
Company, Frostproof Realty, and
Johnny and Mary Lou Brantley
have already given $2,300
towards the $10,000 cost. Dona-
tions can be made by calling
Jimmy Scarborough at 635-2645
or Jim Harmon at 635-2244.
JV Softball Team plays strong
Facing a tough schedule this
year the JV Softball team has
sho\in they can handle it. They
have a 5-0 record with wins
against George Jenkins, Lake
Gibson and Winter Haven All
5A schools. They also defeated
powerhouse McKeel Academy
along with Avon Park.
The defense is strong with
Chelle Smith on the mound
recording all 5 victories along
with Lacy Lambeth behind the
plate. Whitney Dukes a new-
comer to Frostproof Middle
Senior High School has taken
third base, with Liz Russell at
short stop. Katie Hutto is at sec-
ond with Brooke Link and Allie
rotating' out at first. Sydney
Jones, Aleecia Martinez, and
Ambria Hernandez keep the out-
field T-rapped up Also contribut-
ing to th team is Lacy Faircloth,
Brittany Monk, Rachel Blocker,
and Haley Roberts.
The defense has allowed only
3 runs scored against them in 5
games. They have been equally
'strong at the plate with everyone
recording base hits and th team
nas scored a total'of 48 runs.
They are led by head coach
Tommy Chatlos and assistant
King Smith. They, are very
pleased by the team's perform-
ance so far and Coach Chatlos
says "This may be the strongest
JV team we have had in the past
Keep up the good work girls!
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