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Thursday October 12, 2006 Vol. 92 No. 17 Frostproof's Hometown Newspaper for More Than 85 Years 50 cents

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City Council
plans meetings
The next Regular City
Council Meeting is scheduled
for Monday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m.
Frostproof City Hall is located
at 111 First Street. For-more
information call 635-7855.
Chamber hosts
guest speaker
The Frostproof Area Cham-
ber of Commerce October
membership luncheon will be
held Tuesday, Oct. 17, at noon,
at The Depot, 118 East Wall
Street. The October guest
speaker is Dave Butcher who
is the new Resource Officer
for this district of the Florida
Division of Forestry. Please
RSVP at 635-9112 by Friday,
Oct. 13.
Ridge Scenic Hwy
meeting planned
Barlow, Fla. The Ridge
Scenic Highway Focus Group
(formerly known as the Steer-
ing Committee) will be Tues-
day, Oct. 17 at the Florida's
Natural Grove House (Visitor
Center) located at 20160 US:
Highway 27 in Lake Wales,
one mile north of State Road
60. The meeting will start at 2
The county's Long Range
Planning staff will be making a
presentation of the scenic
views along the corridor at
this meeting to open up dis-
cussion for the gfoup. The
public is invited to attend. For
additional information con-:
tact Senior Planner, Tom
Wodrich at 863-534-6486.
Woman's Club plans
poetry program -
The Babson Park Woman's
Club will kick off its Fall sea-
son on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 1
p.m. with a poetry reading.
Mrs. Vaughn Cofer, who
has a background in journal-
ism and a great appreciation
for poetry, will present the
program. Mrs. Cofer will intro-
duce other area poets and will
also invite members and
guests to recite theirfavorites.
Refreshments will be
served, followed by the club's
business meeting. Guests and
interested new members are
The BPWC meets in its his-
toric old building erected in
1931 at 1300 N. Scenic High-
way (also called State Road
17) in Babson Park. Come join
us as we start our 75th season.
For more information on this
or future programs call 863-
Camera Club
visits museum
Bartow, Fla. During Octo-
ber and November 2006 the
Polk County Historical Muse-
um will feature ,an exhibit by
the Polk County Camera Club.
The Polk County Camera Club
See Glance Page 2
See Page 2 for information about
how to contact the newspaper.

Community Links. Individual Voices.

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Disposal rates questioned

Mobile Home
residents question
disposal rates

According to Polk County's
Solid Waste Division, phone calls
and inquiries from mobile home
park residents are on the rise
because of recent rate hikes for
garbage collection and disposal
services. The County does not
dictate which waste hauler these

commercial customers, includ-
ing mobile home parks, use. In
fact, mobile home parks are
specifically not covered by the
County's mandatory residential
collection ordinance. The ordi-
nance also excludes apartments
(over 10 units) and condomini-
Florida Refuse is the contrac-
tor that Polk County selected to
provide curbside waste collec-
tion for other homes in the unin-
corporated areas of the County.

Residents in those areas, as the
County's customers, are billed
$174.50 annually for collection
and disposal.
Mobile home park owners
and other commercial rental
park owners are free to negotiate
rates and service for garbage col-
lection with any of the County's
15 licensed commercial haulers.
The negotiated type of service
can vary from curbside collection
to dumpsters, and may also vary
in how billing arnd collections are

Local business: Keystone Realty hosts open house

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Submitted photos/Keystone Realty
Keystone Realty Staff: Front row (I to r): Dolores Trevino, Michelle Hutto-Owner/Broker,
Stacy Jenkins, Sheree Williams, Wesley Wise, and Laura Corso. Back row: Ernie
Pittman, and Fred Yarbrough Not pictured: Beverly Scarborough, Kimberly Chambliss
and Christina Yarbrough

lkeysthne Realty open house a success
Keystone Realty, Inc. held an Em r.-I
Open House Tuesday, Oct. 3.
The office was decorated in fes-
tive fall elegance inside and out.
Each associate, brought food in
and shared their recipes along
with their personal bio's in an
attractive booklet.
The open house was well
attended with over 50 people;
many came from out of town,
as well as local clients and
friends. It was a pleasure to see
Glenri and Marion Boykin, Bert
and Adele Meseroll, Carol O.
Keith, Heather Endicott, Richard
Bennett, Pinky and Wanda McK-
enize, Mr. and Mrs. White-
leather, Ben and Tina Scarbor- .
ough, Doug & Renee Bennett,
Nina Dyer( a door prize win-
ner)Joe May, Bob and Nancy
Patton, Ralph and Laura Waters.
Many representatives from
Citizen's Bank, Sun Trust, Pinna- .
cle Financial, Real Estate Title
Services, Prime Plus Real Estate
Inc., Homeshopper, and Planta-
tion Inn Realty were in atten-
Michelle Hutto, Stacy Jenk-
ins, Dolores Trevino, Fred
Yarborough, Laura Corso, Wes- ..
ley Wise, Ernie Pittman, Sheree
Williams, and Beverly Scarbor-
ough would like to thank every- ---
one for stopping in and support-
ing our office. Michelle would ~
like to thank her husband Keystone Realty agents Stacy Jenkins and Fred Yarbrough
decorate the outside of the office in a splendor of autumn
See Keystone--Page 2 colors.

handled some are added to
monthly rents while others may
be charged annual fees. Addition-
ally, the rates can also include
costs and/or profit for the park
The County's current fee of
$174.50 per household (in unin-
corporated Polk) is a blended
rate established for a large con-
tract servicing 137,000 homes.
This fee is collected once annual-
ly as an assessment on property
tax bills, a method that saves an

estimated $2 million in adminis-
trative and mailing costs for the
county (taxpayer dollars), and
saves residents an additional
$600,000 in postage since they
don't have to mail in payments.
Though the County utilizes a
blended rate, haulers' costs are
actually different for each collec-
tion zone based on the number
of homes, the distance between
homes, and the distance from the

See Rates -Page 2

Red Cross seeks

sponsors and


Polk and Highlands Counties,
FL The American Red Cross
Polk County Chapter and High-
lands County Service Center
have begun gathering riders and
sponsors for this year's fall
motorcycle poker run.
The Fun Bike Center Ride for
the Red to benefit the American
Red Cross of Polk County will
mount up at 10 a.m. Saturday,
Nov. 18, in two locations with
two motorcycle packs. One pack
will leave from the Circle in
Sebring. Another will leave from
Central Park in Winter Haven,
the site of the original ride. Riders
will have their choices of eight
stops lour in Highlands County
and four itrPolk Count, to end
at the Winter Haven Bikefest at 5
p.m. For those who haven't pre-
registered, registration begins at
8:30 a.m. at the two locations.
Linda Scialo, Emergency Ser-
vices Director for the Polk Coun-
ty Chapter, organized the original
Ride for the Red and was thrilled
to have Fun Bike Center agree, to
be title sponsor for this year's

event. Not only was Fun Bike
Center in Lakeland an original
stop and sponsor from the inau-
gural Ride for the Red in Polk
County, Scialo and several mem-
bers of her family purchased
their motorcycles from Fun Bike
Center and met many of their rid-
ing friends two years ago
through rides sponsored by Fun
Bike Center.
Highlands County Service
Center Director Art Harriman
first learned of the ride last fall,
he and Scialo immediately
began discussing plans for a dual
event, giving avid motorcyclists
in Highlands County who
showed tremendous support for
the American Red Cross during
the last t\vo years a chance to
have fun in a family-oriented
event. Harriman looks forward
to having this ride on a regular
basis every year, and is so excit-
ed about the ride, he's joked
about getting a motorcycle and
training to do the ride himself.
See Red Cross Page 2

PCC celebrates

Fallfest Oct. 21

Fallfest. The word conjures
up a cool autumn day on Polk
Community College's Winter
Haven campus filled with happy
families participating in a variety
of activities. Thou-sands and
thousands of area residents trek
to the campus each October to
enjoy the event. This year PCC's
Fallfest, which will be held Satur-
day, Oct. 21 from 9 am to 4 pm,
will celebrate its 20th anniver-
"Who would have dreamt
that this event would have
grown to this size?" asked Tom
Dowling, Chair of the Fallfest
Committee. "I remember the
firstyear there were 30 or so craft
booths setup around the center
of the campus and the people

attending the fund raiser consist-
ed mostly of faculty and staff
from PCC."
During the two decades the
family event has grown and
expanded adding new exhibits
here or there. This year Fallfest
will feature: Hundreds of Home-
made Crafts, a Kids Zone, music
by PCC groups and area profes-
sional entertainers, a Haunted
House, La Sertoma's Pumpkin
Patch, Police and EMS exhibits
and all kinds of food and snacks.
"Today, we have over 160
crafts booths fanning out in all
directions on our Winter Haven
campus. As Fallfest has grown so
has our attendance," Dowling
SeeFall Fest Page 2

Cooper receives recognition

Bartow, Fla. Kenney Coop-
er, support manager for Polk's
Roadway Maintenance Divi-
sion, was recently named
national evaluator of the year at
the. 64th annual Employee
Involvement Association (EIA)
Conference held in Indian
Wells, CA.
SCooper's involvement with
Polk County Government's
SHINE (Suggestions Help
Increase and Nurture Excel-
lence) Employee Suggestion
Program made him an ideal
nominee for the EIA Evaluator
of the Year award. The award
recognizes those who make
the most impact to employee
involvement programs.
On a local level, Cooper

helps generate ideas from his
co-workers that ultimately
boost working conditions,
enhance safety, improve cus-
tomer quality service and save
money. As an evaluator, Coop-
er works with his co-workers to
determine an idea's value and
feasibility making his own
suggestions for improvement
for ultimate effectiveness.
"Kenney is top flight and
extraordinarily deserving of this
honor," said Linda McDonnell,
Polk County's organization and
employee development direc-
tor. "This award is about excel-
lence and attitude, and Kenney
represents both as he's
embraced his role as an evalua-
tor, while still performing his

regular assigned duties."
While Cooper acts as an
evaluator and also serves as
support manager, he does not
view his role .as additional
workload. He considers it an
honor and challenge to assist
coworkers as they work to
improve roadway mainte-
nance for Polk County's resi-
National finalists for the EIA
award participated in an inter-
view with a committee of
judges during which they dis-
cussed their evaluation process
The winner was announced
at the awards banquet and was
presented with an etched glass
award to be proudly displayed.

Submitted to Frostproof News/BoCC
Kenney Cooper, support manager for Polk's Roadway Main-
tenance Division and Linda McDonnell, Polk County's organ-
ization and employee development director attended the
64th annual Employee Involvement Association (EIA) Con-
ference held in California.


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Submitted photo/Keystone Realty
Shelby Hutto daughter of Michelle and Jimbo graciously wel-
comed guests to the Keystone Realty Open House held Oct. 3.


Continued From Page I
Jimbo, the Hutto Construction
crew, as well as Shayla McCullers
for transforming the building into
such a beautiful office.
Please feel free to stop by any-
time and have a look around. Key-
stone Realty, Inc. would be
pleased to perform a complete

Red Cross

Continued From Page 1
Prospective riders from both
counties are welcomed to stop by
Fun Bike Center in Lakeland and


Continued From Page 1
is a group of people with one.
thing in common: passion abbut
photography. ,-'The' exhibit wilt
share the best-in-show work by
club members from their annual
awards banquet. The print com-
petition is judged by a guest pro-
fessional w-ho critiques each print
with the intent of helping each
photographer improve. For more.
information about the Polk Coun-
ty Camera Club visit polkcounty-
camneraclub.com. Admission for
thE exhibit is free to the public.
The Polk County Historical Muse-
um is located at 100 East Main
Street in Bariow and is open Tues-
day through Friday from 9 a.m.
unti7 5 p.m.. and on Saturdays:
from 9 a:m. until 3 p.m. For more
information, call the museum at
(863) 534-4386, or visit the muse-
um website at polkcountymuse-

Rotary relocates
to City Hall:
The Frostproof Rotary Club
will now meet every Thursday at
noon in the second floor confer-
ence room of Frostproof City Hall
located at 111 First Street. If you
would like to become a member
of the Rotary or be a guest speak-
er contact Bea Reifeis at 863-635-
2523. Please lend a hand to your
community and throughout the

Plant Society
plans meetings
The Florida Native Plant Soci-
ety meeting will be held on the
first Tuesday of each month at 7
p.m. at the Agri-Civic Center locat-
ed at 4509 George Boulevard,
.Sebring, FL 33875 in conference
room #3. For more information,
call.Roy Stewart at 863.632.0914.
Citizen information
hotline open
In response to localized flood-.
ing from recent rainfall, the South
Florida Water Management Dis-
trict has activated its Citizen Infor-
mation Line (CIL) so that resi-
dents in the 16-county region can
report flooding and get informa-
tion regarding water conditions.
Hours of operation will be based
on the volume of calls received
and weather conditions.
The Citizen Information Line
telephone number is toll-free
(877) 429-1294 or locally (239)
338-2929, Ext. 7780. : .
Canals throughout the region
have been lowered to accommo-
date large amounts of stormwater
District officials encourage res-
idents to look to their local and
county officials for specific
instructions in case of emergen-
cies or flooding.

search for properties in and
around the surrounding area.
Keystone Realty, Inc. is a proud
member of the following: Frost-
proof Area Chamber of Com-
merce, Inc. Mid- Florida Regional
MLS, Heartland Association MLS,
Lake Wales Association of Real-
tors, Highlands County Associa-
tion of Realtors, Florida Associa-
tion of Realtors, National
Association of Realtors.

see a 2006 Kawasaki Vulcan Classic
1500, to be given away in a chance
drawing after the ride. So far, stops
include Fun Bike Center as title
sponsor and Bartow Chevrolet.
Other stops are expected to be
announced soon.
Other sponsors for this year's
two-county event include Wood-
men of the World; Jackson-Hewitt
Tax Service, ArrMaz Custom
Chemicals Inc., Rinker Materials,
Wind Talk Magazine, and Bartow
Chevrolet, also a sponsor and stop
from the original 201)5 ride.
Opening ceremonies \ill get a
bit more involved this ea, as well.
The Sebring pack will have local
soprano Patty Young open the ride
with the Sandy Patty version of
"The Star-Spangled Banner," fol-
lowed by bagpipe music from local
pipers .Sue Weston, Tony Barrett.
and Bob Campbell. The Winter


Cont inued From Page 1
landfill. For a small commercial
account, like mobile home parks,
the' hauler typically develops a
quote taking all these same fac-
tors into consideration. It is usual-
ly the case that smaller mobile
home parks may pay more than
larger ones. It is also quite possi-
ble that a mobile home park near
the landfill may pay less than one
in a remote area of the County.
Regardless of the fee formula
used by the chosen hauler, it is
important to remember that each
mobile home park owner is free
to negotiate the best deal for the
type of service they have prom-
ised their residents.

Polk County's Solid Waste Divi-.
sion is happy to provide a list of

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Fall Fest

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said. "During the last couple of
years some 12,000 people turned
out for this family festival. "We've
been so successful that one of our
major challenges has been to make
sure everyone has a place to park."
To handle all the tremendous atten-
dance, grassy areas on campus
have been turned into temporary
parking lots.
"When you talk to people about
Fallfest they each have their favorite
area," said "For me and many oth-
ers Fallfest wouldn't be Fallfest with-
out the hundreds of handmade
crafts on display. The craft show is
the backbone of Fallfest."
Fundraiser: Fallfest is a fund rais-
er with proceeds going to various
student organizations and to the
PCC Foundation. The PCC Founda-
tion financially supports PCC's edu-
cational mission in many ways
including establishing scholarships
and purchasing equipment. The
.fees from the craft booths and other
sales go to the PCC Foundation.
Kids Zone: One area of the cam-
pus will be transformed into the
Kids Zone complete with LaSer-
toma's Pumpkin Patch. The Kids
Zone also features magic shows
and balloon art by Luis Campan-
erfa hands-on activities and face
painting. A big hit every year is the
Haunted House. Once again, the
Physical Therapist Assistant stu-
dents will be converting their class-
room into a spooky place full of
ghosts and goblins.
Food: Tables will be setup in the
center of the Winter Haven cam-
pus. There PCC's various athletic
teams will sell hot dogs, hamburg-
ers, and soft drinks. There will also
be popcorn, cotton candy and
other snacks sold by various stu-
dent organizations.
Music: Fallfest visitors can sit
under the oaks and listen to PCC's
many talented musical groups: The
PCC Concert Choir, The PCC Jazz
Band, Over 55 Show Band, The

Haven pack opening ceremony
will include the U.S. Marine Corps
Honor Guard and the national
anthem sung in two-part harmony
by Polk County American Red
Cross staff members Phil Attinger
and Eric Carroll.
All proceeds from the event will
go to support American Red Cross
disaster services and health and
safety programs in Highlands and
Polk counties. Scialo said last year's
riders have been calling to pre-reg-
ister, stating they had so much fun
last year that they' cant wait tO run
in thisyear's ride. ; ;::
Riders can.register by.callingsthe
Polk County Chapter at (863) 294-
5941 or
polkcorfl@polkredcross.org; or the
Highlands County Service Center at
(863) 386-4440 or hcarc@vis-
Red Cross disaster assistance is

the County's licensed haulers or
the opportunity for any mobile
home park to participate in the
County's contract. However, to
date, there has been very little
interest in the latter. This may be
because most mobile home park
owners negotiate lower annual
fees based on the assumption that
some units will be occupied only
seasonally during the winter
If you live in a mobile home
park, apartment or condominium
and would like more information
about your waste collection serv-
ices and fees, please contact your
property owner or your condo-
minium.'homeowner's associa-
tion. Polk County Solid Waste
Division, (863) 284-4319, is
always available to answer gener-
al questions, but has'no jurisdic-
tion over the details of these pri-
vately negotiated contracts.

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PCC Chorus. Also taking the out-
door stage this year will profession-
al groups: Roger Hewitt's Octet,
The Al Moore Quintet and a Taste
of Country with J. C. Anderson &
Arts: Visitors can also stroll to
the Fine Arts Gallery and admire
the decorative quilt show and
watch a quilt being made or visit a
PCC a classroom and admire the
EMS and Police: In another area,
PCC's Emergency Medical Services
(EMS) program will stage their
Team Day. Paramedic students will
encounter a simulated crash scene
and will be tested on their emer-
gency response skills. Other vehi-
cles and demos from various fire
and EMS agencies will also be fea-
tured at this area of Fallfest. Nearby,
various police agencies will be on
hand with a variety of demonstra-
tions including Police vehicles and
a helicopter.
Handmade Crafts: Spread
throughout the campus will be
over 160 craft booths selling coun-
try crafts, wood working, clothing,
glass works and much more.
"Where ever you look around
campus you see these wonderful
handmade items on display,"
Dowling explained. "I marvel at
these fine crafters, who come in the
early morning and setup their
beautiful creations. Crafters have
been most kind with their praise
and many say they were attracted
to Fallfest by its reputation. For the
past several years 90% of our
crafters have rated PCC Fallfest as
"We always strive for excellence
at PCC whether it's in the class-
room or in our service to the com-
munity," Dowling continued. "It's
the cooperative people at PCC and
participating groups that are
responsible for Fallfest's great repu-
For further details about this
free, rain or shine event call 863-
297-1051 between 9 am and 4
pm or check our website:

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Polk County School News

PC SB meeting update
The Polk County Public School
policy committee meeting will be
held Thursday, Oct. 12, 4 to 6
p.m., in the superintendent's con-
ference room of the district
administrative office, 1915 South
Floral Avenue, Bartow. Informa-
tion: Wes Bridges, (863) 534-
Teacher Job Fair
The Human Resource Services
Department of the Polk County
Public Schools is holding a
Teacher Job Fair on Saturday, Oct.
14 to recruit teachers for immedi-
ate and future teaching positions
in east Polk schools in Davenport,
Dundee, Frostproof, Haines City
and Poinciana.
Individuals with teaching cer-
tificates are sought for immediate
openings but the fair will also
offer information for those with
no teaching experience consider-
ing teaching as a career change.
The Teacher Job Fair will be
held Saturday, Oct. 14, 9 a.m. to 2
p.m., at Ridge Community High

School, 500 West Orchid Drive,
For further information on the
fair or the staffing situation in east
Polk schools contact Annissa Wil-
falk, senior coordinator of recruit-
ing, at (863) 519-8036 or Jose Fari-
nas, acting assistant
superintendent for Human
Resource Services, at (863) 534-
Schools participating in the fair
and currently recruiting for teach-
ers are listed here according to
Davenport: Loughman Oaks
Elementary, Ridge Community
Dundee: Dundee Ridge Middle
Frostproof: Ben Hill Griffin Ele-
mentary, Frostproof Elementary
Haines City: Alta Vista Elemen-
tary, Boone Middle, Eastside Ele-
mentary, Haines City High, Sand-
hill Elementary
Poinciana: Lake Marion Creek
Human Resource Services is
looking to fill approximately 45
immediate openings at. these
schools including eight at Lough-
man Oaks Elementary.

The fair will include a No Child
Left Behind certification specialist
to answer certification questions.
Interested participants are
asked to bring a resume, cover let-
ter, college transcripts and teach-
ing certificate copies. Prior to the
fair, interested participants are
encouraged to complete an
online employment application at
www.polk-fl.net by clicking the
"Employment Opportunities"

Band Festival
The Florida Bandmasters
Association Annual Marching
Band Festival will be held Satur-
day, Oct. 21, 6 to 10 p.m., Denison
Stadium, 400 Avenue A South-
east, Winter Haven. High school
marching bands will present
music, marching and pageantry.
The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for
children 12 years old and under.
Tickets will be sold at the gate.
Information: Polk Public Schools
Office of Fine Arts, (863) 647-

Choral Festival
The public is invited to the
Polk County Choral Festival to be
held Tuesday, Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
at Branscomb Auditorium on the
campus of Florida Southern Col-
lege. The chorus features per-
formances from choral program
students in grades six through
twelve. There is no admission
charge. Florida Southern College
is located at 111 Lake
Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland.
For more information call the
Polk Public Schools Office of
Fine Arts, (863) 647-4727.
Conductors will be Charissa
Kesler from Bartow's Union
Academy and guest conductors
Mark Scott, Fleming Island High,
Orange Park, and Marion Wag-
ster, Chain of Lakes Middle,
Orlando. Accompanists will be
Anne Howes from Lakeland's
Rochelle School of the Arts,
Peggy Gillock from Lakeland's
Combee Elementary and Judy
Symes from Winter Haven's
Jewett Middle Academy.

Students reminded to check smoke alarms

Bartow, Fla. October is Fire
Prevention Month! The Polk
County Fire Department will be
distributing banners encourag-
ing students to remind parents

that testing smoke alarms on a
monthly basis can save lives. The
banners will be placed in public
elementary and middle schools
encouraging students to go

home and talk with their parents
about 9-1-1, fire safety and
smoke alarms. Parents, please
take this opportunity to talk with
your children regarding your

WIU to host Career Day Oct. 19

Babson Park, Fla.- Webber
International University is host-
ing the annual WIU Career Day
Networking Job Fair on Thurs-
day, Oct. 19, 2006. This year's fair
will be held in the Rex R. Yentes
Conference Center, located on
the WIU campus in Babson Park,
The Career Day is scheduled is
scheduled to start at 10 a.m. and
will close at 1 p.m. Professional

dress is required. The event is for
all Webber undergraduate stu-
dents, graduate students, and
alumni. Visit www.webberca-
reers.com for updates and more
information and link to employer
Some of the very many com-
panies participating are: Bank of
America, Sea World, Walt Disney,
GEICO, Enterprise Rent-a-Car,
Florida's Natural, and Riverside

National Bank.
Founded in 1927 and accredit-
ed by the Southern Association
of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
and the International Assembly'
for Collegiate Business Educa-
tion (IACBE), Webber Interna-
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university offering associate's,
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exclusively in the areas of busi-

Artist of the month announced

Gayle Reeder has been
named Frostproof Art League's,
Artist of the month for October.
She has been a member of the
Frostproof Art League for 6 years.
She has studied under Pat
Bowen, Tom Freeman and Cathy
Futral. She paints with acrylics

and watercolors.
Gayle started painting when
she was 10 years old and living in
North Carolina. She moved to
Lake Wales in 1959 and is a grad-
uate of Lake Wales High School.
She has lived in Babson Park
since 1978 and shares her'home

with her Mother and three noisy,
adorable parrots.
Gayle will have her art work
on display at the art gallery dur-
ing the month of October. She
will be the speaker at the Art
League's membership meeting
on Oct. 0lat 6:30PM. .....

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Cassie Gaffney is sponsored by
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is seen here handing his niece a
check for $100 for Project Gradua-
Cassie is currently the Secretary
of DECA, has been in National
Honor Society, a member of FBLA,
World Language Club, and was a
cheerleader in the 7th, 8th, and 9th
grade. She plans to pursue a
degree in pediatric nursing after
high school. Project Graduation is
a coordinated community effort,
committed to keeping our graduat-

ing seniors safe on graduation
night. It is estimated this all-night
event will cost a minimum of $100
per senior. The Project Graduation
Committee challenges everyone in
the community to sponsor a senior
for this event. Please contribute to
this worthy cause. Accept the chal-
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a senior, contact Russ Flood, oryou
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Office Box 1292, Frostproof, Fl

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System installed in portions of the City Hall in early 2001. A $50,000 grant was awarded in August
of 2005 by the Bureau of Historic Preservation, Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department
of State, to assist in funding the completion of the Installation of fire sprinklers in the remaining areas
of the building. The City has secured the services of Pickett Hunter Associates Architecture to over-
see the planning and installation of the system. In June 2006, Dixie Fire Protection was awarded the
installation contract. The completion of the installation will increase the safety for all citizens and vis-
itors of Frostproof who enter this Historic structure.

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these key votes are critical to
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Great debate at WIU Golf tournaments planned

Babson Park, FL.- On Mon-
day, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. Webber
SInternational University and the
Babson Park Vision Process, Inc.
are sponsoring the inaugural
"Great Debate" at the Rex R.
Yentes Conference Center on the
Webber International campus in
Babson Park:
This is a wonderful opportu-
nity for the citizens of Polk Coun-
ty to be involved with the candi-
dates in the race for the Polk
County Commission seats that
are up for election. The "Great
Debate" will feature the com-
missions candidates involved in
both races: Jean Reed (Democ-
rat) and Bruce Parker (Republi-
can) and Robert Connors (Dem)
and Randy Wilkinson (Rep.).
At the conclusion of the

debate members of the audi-
ence will be allowed to ask
questions to the candidates. A
reception for the candidates and
those in attendance will follow.
PGTV will tape the "Great
Debate" and it will be aired
throughout the monthof Octo-
ber. For more information
please call (863) 638-1431.
Founded in 1927 and accred-
ited by the Southern Association
of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
and the International Assembly
for Collegiate Business Educa-
tion (IACBE), Webber Interna-
tional is an independent, private
university offering associate's,
bachelor's, and master's
degrees exclusively in the areas
of business.

PC Fire Department

assists deaf community
Bartow, Fla. Smoke alarms strobe smoke alarm, contact
save lives. They are the first line Polk County Public Safety Public
of defense offered against fire. Education Officer Rosa Ward at
However, those who are deaf or (863) 534-5608 to arrange to
hard of hearing cannot depend receive a free strobe smoke
on the sound of the standard alarm. One unit per household
alarm to alert them to a fire. will be provided on a first come
There are a variety of smoke first serve basis.
alarms available that combine For more information on
audible and strobe warnings to smoke alarms and the style that
alert.those with limited hearing will best suit your family's
of a fire in the home. needs, visit www.nfpa.org. Make
The Polk County Fire Depart- a family escape plan. Know
ment has purchased 75 strobe where the exits are and where
smoke alarms to distribute to your lartily will meet once
residents. If you are deal or hard everyone is outside. Get out, and
of hearing and in need of W stayout!

Project Graduation
sponsors golf tourney
Project Graduation will sponsor
a golf tournament Saturday, Oct.
28, 2006 at Lekarica located 1503
South Highland Park Dr., Lake
Wales, FL. Shot gun start 8 a.m.
(please be on the course no later
than 7:30 a.m.) The golf format will
be a 2 person scramble (teams can
be men, women, youth or mixed).
Costs: $50 per person includes: 18
holes of golf, cart and greens fees.
Flyers are available at Foodway
and local schools. Send check and
entry forms to: Project Graduation,
P.O. Box 1292, Frostproof, FL.
FMSHS plans 'Silvery
Moon' golf tournament
Frostproof Middle Senior High

School will be holding their inaugu-
ral night golf tournament on Satur-
day, Nov. 4, 7 p.m. at Lake Wales
Country Club under the light of the
silvery moon. There will only be 54
golfers for this tournament golf
team members get first choice.
Please let FMSHS Head Golf Coach
Joanne Merkle know how many
golfers you will be bringing.
The format will be a three per-
son golf team, alternating shots
Hole sponsors, student golf
sponsors and prizes are needed.
This is sure to be fun event, even
if you are not a golfer!
If you or a business you know
would be willing to donate a prize
please contact Coach Merkle at
FMSHS Media Center at 635-7809.
Please watch the newspaper for
upcoming parent meeting!

Chamber announces

membership luncheon

The Frostproof Area Chamber
of Commerce October member-
ship luncheon will be held Tues-
day,, Oct. 17,' at noon, at The
Depot, 118 East Wall Street,'Frost-
proof. The October guest speaker
is Dave Butcher who is the new
Resource Officer for this district of
the Florida Division of Forestry.
Dave says that Frostproof is
crowded compared to where he is
from, Pullman, Washington. Dave
is the Resource Administrator
here and oversees resources for
emploN ees on state lands, projects
implementation and develop-
ment; he also oversees exotics

control and other foresters in the
district. He earned a degree in Nat--
ural Resources Management from
Washingtoni State University. He
began his career in forestry in
Washington State in 2001 as a
Cost of lunch is $8. Please con-
tact Nancy Patton at the Chamber
office 635-9112 to RSVP on or
before Friday, Oct. 13. If she is
unavailable to answer the phone,
please leave a message. Area busi-
ness owners and individuals who
may be interested in joining the
Charnbtr are encouraged to
attend. .


Larry O'Neal Johnson
Larry O'Neal Johnson, 58, of
Auburndale died Saturday, Oct. 7,
2006 at Winter
Haven Hospi-
He was
born in Kissim- :,
mee, FL., on.
June 24, 1948
and was a life
long resident
of the area. He
owned Aiu- Larry O'Neal
minum Prod- Johnson
ucts of
Auburndale for 34 yrs.
He was preceded in death by
his Parents, Estelle and Albert
Samuel Johnson, Sr., and Broth-
ers, Richard Lamar Johnson and
Albert Johnny Johnson.
Survivors include his wife, San-
dra, Daughters, Amy Huntley and
Jov Johnson-Childs, both of
Auburndale; Brothers, Henry S.
Johnson of Auburndale; Albert S.
Johnson, Jr. and Charles A. John-

son, both of Lakeland; Sisters,
Annie Patton of Liberty, Ky.,
Gertrude Rogers of Auburndaie,
Katie Shytle of Winter Haven, Lois
Marler of Eagle Lake, Helen
Watkins of Lakeland, Margie Tay-
lor of Auburndale, Carolyn Bryant
of Polk City, Barbara Gill of Winter
Haven, Nancy Johnson and Jan-
ice Thomas, both of Auburndale:
Grandchildren; Autumn and
Cheyenna Huntley and Montana
and Dakota Johnson-Childs and
Utah Johnson-Albritton. Visitation
was held Tuesday, Oct. 10 at
Kersey Funeral Home.
Kersey Funeral Home was in
charge of arrangements.
Bessie M.Wardlaw
Bessie .M. Wardlaw, 95, of
Frostproof died Sunday, Oct. 08,
2006 at Alterra Clare Bridge Cot-
tage in Winter Haven.
She was born in Wedowvee,
AL. on May 02, 1911 and moved
to Frostproof in 1927. She was a
graduate of Florida Southern Col-

lege and a former school teacher
She was a homemaker, citrus
grower and member of the First
United Methodist Church of Frost-
She was preceded in death by
her husband. Wade H. Wardla%%
and daughter, Carol W. Smith.
Survivors include her daugh-
ter, Joyce \V. Strickland of Frost-
proof: four grandchildren, Kristie
Geddie, Shannon Strickland,
Stephen Smith and Wade Smith;
and three great-grandchildren,
Alexis Johnson, Kailey Smith and
Jake Smith.
Graveside services were held
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006 at the Silver
Hill Cemeteryin Frostproof.
Marion Nelson Funeral Home
of Frostproof was in charge of

Stanley Lincoln
Stanley Lincoln Norbeck, 88,
of Frostproof, died Friday, Sept.

29, 2006 at Lake Wales Medical
He was born February 12, 1918
in New Sweden, Maine; he was
raised on his family's potato farm
until he met and; married Mary
Milton and moved to Camden,
Maine. He \vas a veteran of World
War II, serving in the U.S. Army
and \%as of the Lutheran faith. He
worked at both Passmore Lumber
CompanN and the Rockport Post
Office. He w\as proud to be of the
Swedish decent and adored his
wife He loved square dancing,
eating his daughter's desserts,
grapefruit, whistling, traveling and
always had a good joke. He con-
sidered himself a lucky man.
Mr. Norbeck was preceded in
death by his son, Douglas Nor-
Survivors include his wife of 66
years, Mary Norbeck of Lake
WVales, FL; daughter, Greta Baeza
of Frostproof, FL; grandchildren,
Angelica and Rail; and 4 great-

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Sept. 24th. Reward for re-
turn. (863)634-9751
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feet & diamond on forehead.
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Employment -
Medical 210
Employment -
Part-Time 215
Wanted 220
Job Information 225
Job Training 227
Sales 230

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Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Bicycles 530
Books & Magazines535
Building Materials540
Business Equipment 545
Carpets/Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
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Clothing 565
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Computer/Video 580
Crafts/Supplies 585
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Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
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Health & Reducing
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Television/Radio 715
Tickets 720
Tools 725
Toys & Games 730
VCRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740

A/C UNIT- 2 ton, Brand new,
$1500. (863)517-2106
AIR CONDS (2) window units,
19K BTU, 220V &12K
BTU, 220 V, $200 will sell
separate (863)697-6033

hogany, beautiful condition,
$500 or best offer
TRACTOR- John Deere, all
original, runs great $2000
COFFIN, with fully wired skele-
ton. $1000 (863)675-4981

RANGE & DRYER- elec, excel-
lent condition $200 for both
or will sell separate
Equipped w/ice maker. Runs
great. $80. (863)467-4328
STOVE- Gibson, Self cleaning
$100. or best offer
'STOVE- Light base, Self clean-
ing. Good condition $75.
color, 28"w X 25" deepX34"
wide. $75. 863-697-9979
in Labelle.
capacity, brand new, $500

RALEIGH, Mens 10 speed,
race style, excellent condi-
tion. $75 (856)358-8625
SCHWINN, 1970s Stingray,
with Schwinn tires, excellent
banana seat, good original
cond. $140 (856)358-8625

Never used. $6450.
863)946-3282 or
Deals. Save $$$. 40 x 60' to
100 x 200'. Ex: 50 x 100 x
12' = $3.60/sq ft.
(800)658-2885. www.rigid-
UTILITY SHED- 10x20, Good
condition. No leaks, Skid
mount Ted Shed Replica. You
move. $1000. (863)674-0416

condition. $300. Will separ-
ate. (863)824-0505

HATS, Stetson. $25
Justin, size 11. $25

AVON BOTTLES- 90+, and
some older books & related
articles, $75. for all
items, Rare items, items from
Graceland, memorabilia. $550
neg. (863)467-0627
PHONE- Fat Boy 2003, nev-
er out of box, $50
(863)467-2112 after 5pm
$100 (863)634-7359
& more, approx 71 items,
3/4 new in box. $225. for all.
Or best offer 863-467-5052

Complete, keyboard, mouse,
educational program, $250
LAPTOP Dell Inspiron 3500,
Pentium II, 386 mhz proces-
sor, 128 mb ram, $150.
1220S, All hardware. Extra
software, Pent I or II, $25.
(863)675-4970 Lv. msg.
WEB TV- computer w/2 key-
boards, $75 (863)902-0257

PILLOWS (4) & AFGAN, deco-
rative green. $15 for all.

BED- Queen size, With head-
board. Like new. $200.
Good condition. $100.
BOYS BUNK BED- white, met-
al, mattresses, 2 set of lin-
ens $200 (863)467-4449
BR SUITE- 45+ yrs old, solid
cherry, chest, dresser, mir-
ror, nite stand, exc cond.
$450 (863)357-2555
BUNK BEDS- Like new, $100.
leaves, 6 Capt. chairs, solid
wood, good cond., $150 neg
with 6 chairs. $100
Colonial pine, for 65" TV or
smaller; $500
FUTON STYLE bunk bed, fold
down couch w/mattress on
bottom, twin on top, blue,
$60. 863-532-9182.

non-tempered 30" round &
1/2" thick, use for small table.
$35 firm. (863)467-5877
wooden, ornate, excellent
condition, includes bed
frame $300 (863)357-2555
LARGE MIRROR- 28x46, leaf
design, like new, $45
$50 for both or will separate
(863)675-3944 La Belle
SLEEPER SOFA- Queen size,
light brown, very good cond.
$150 neg (863)634-5095
WATERBED- Soft sided,
Queen size, like new, $700
(863)634-7864- i1 I

AMMO type 223 Rem, 200
rounds clipd, $50/will divide.
Call Ross, 863-983-8661.
RIFLE- Chinese SKS7.62X39,
asking $150 (863)763-4961
RIFLE, Thompson Center, 36
cal., as new, in box, uses
#11 percussion caps. $300
bull barrel, scope, & case.
Exc.cond. $700. 357-5754

as seen on TV, great cond.
$40.863-634-3931 Okee

BATH, Scented wax, insulated
hand & foot cover, new condi-
tion. $25 neg. (863)675-2596
Us Toll Free (866)294-3476
and receive a FREE METER!
Am-Med Quality Diabetic
TION, in original box. $10 or
best offer. 863-675-2596

training for high paying Avia-
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*Computers *Criminal Jus-
tice. Job placement assis-
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Financial Aid if qualified. Call
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Rooms! Over 240 Channels!
FREE IPod Shuffle! FREE
Movie Channels! FREE DVRI
FREE HD Upgrade! Call Now!
children, etc. Only one sig-
nature required! *Excludes
govt. fees! Call weekdays
(800)462-2000, ext.600.
(8am-6pm) Alta Divorce,
LLC. Established 1977.
Hollow body, Classic, $600
1 brown, 1 white. Glass front,
glass shelves, good cond.
50/both,will sep. 697-9979
berglass, 5 steps with rails.
$250. Will separate.
by The Tanning Hut, w/28
bulbs, asking $600.
WALKIE TALKIE (2) Contrac-
tor grade, Motorola XTN se-
ries, $200 (863)763,4961

Yellow Head, male & cage.
$700. (863)467-1950
AQUARIUM- 125 gal. Salt wa-
ter. Oak base, pump & filtra-
tion. Rocks & foliage.
$1000. (863)467-8250
BOA 4'- with cage, $100
Firm (863)801-3622 or
papers. Male, 9-10 wks old.
$350. (863)214-1286
Catahula Leopard Hound
Pups, 2 tri colored males, 8
wks. old, 1st shots, vet ck'd,
$200 sell sep.
S(863)467-5709 .
DOG HOUSE- medium size,'
portable, almost new, flexible
plastic door, $25
DOG KENNEL- 10x10x6, Like
new, Pd. $238. Asking
$150. or best offer.
(863)467-0354 .
DOVES (13), $75 for all or will
separate. (863)675-4981
old, beautiful, AKC, wormed,
Vet checked, $450
GOATS 1 Nubian female, 1
pygmy female. $80/both, will
sell separate. 239-465-1393
AKC, Ready 10/2, Health
cert., Wormed, 1st shots.
$600. (863)241-3162
Available'for Stud Services.
Please call (863)675-1410

Warehouse Clearance Sale
on the New Kayak Pool.
SAVE $ thousands on select-
ed models limited supply
nance Fast Installation. Call
(866)348-7560 www.kay-

Uni-tech XLR, 70 Ib draw &
29" draw; Pd. $450, asking
$230. (863)635-0079
KNEEBOARD Hydroslide
Revolution, $50
POOL TABLE Imperial Sharp-
shooter, 4' x 8', regulation,
slate, good cond, w/access.
$600. (86)6)34-2812

TAL stereo recorder. Built in
CD burner. $800.
SUB WOOFERS (2), 10" Mem-
phis, in ported box,
$260/best offer. Call
amp box, like new, $50

HO PROJ TV- 55" asking $500
or best offer (863)983-5364
RCA 19- -2003
Color TV, good cond. $75 or
best offer. 863-635-0079
TELEVISION- Zenith, older
model, off white cabinet,
works well, $25
(863)467-2112 after 5pm

GENERATOR 4000- Coleman,
Runs good. $300. or best of-
fer. (863)801-3622

man, never used 6 1/8",
$200 (863)763-4149 or
(561)758-4337 cell
TABLE SAW, 10" & 4" Planer
combination, cast iron, $100
TABLE SAW- Craftsman, 10",
cast iron table, vintage, $70
(863)763-4149 or
561)758-4337 cell
Decker, good cond. w/tools
& cabinet. Foreign/domestic,
diesel.$2K. 863-805-8769 .

GAME BOYS (2) Advanced
SP, x-box. $150/both or will
sell separate. 863-763-6507
s h op ere flptla
.a eclasssedaft

ing to add to my collection.
Please call to sell coins &
paper money 239-693-4891
OLD FLORIDA ART- paintings,
pics, and drawings, & Older
Firearms: Win,Wbys, pistols
A.E. Backus, J. Hutchinson
H. Newton, G. Buckner, E.
Buckner, L. Roberts, A. Hair,
R A. McClendon, S. Newton,
BIG $$ (772)562-5567


Christmas Tre. 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Fosd/Prodats8d10
Farm M ceane '.i 8 1ue15
Far Produce 820:
Farm Services;.
Offered 82
Farm Suppli? :;
Services Wanted .830
Fertilizer 835;
Hor es. 840
Supplies 845
Lawn & Garden. 850
Livestock ....!' .85S-
Pedltry/Supplies 860
Flowers .. 885

HITCH BAR 3 POINT- with ad-
justable bar, $50 or best of-
fer (863)634-7765

APALOOSA MARE 3yrs, great
w/kids. Well mannered. No
bad habits, $2K Neg.
BELGIAN MARE- 16.2 hands
1800 Ibs, asking $1300,
child gentle, easy keeper
GELDING 7 yr. old, good trail
horse, 4 high white socks &
blaze, beauty. $1800.
GELDING, 13 yrs. old, gray,
very fast, used on barrels &
worked cows, exc. manners,
$2500. (863)673-5058
HORSE TRAILER: Logan'88, 3
horse, slant stock trailer w/re-
movable tack wall. $1250 neD.
Junior Western Saddle, Pro-
fessional Line, Saddle King,
Ozark leather, handcrafted,
$300. (863)763-6507
MARE Quarterhorse, 4 yrs.,
green broke, needs good
home. $500.239-707-5423
Call Sharon- in Labelle area
PFHA. 13 year old, Bay mare.
Great on trails. $1800. or
best offer. (863)697-2704
4 yrs., philly, 14 hands, ties,
stands for farrier. $1500 or
best offer. 239-465-1393


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Sell, transport & plant trees
Lic. #47235212
Find It faster. Sell It soon-
er in the classified

ENGINE- Briggs & Stratton
12.5HP, elec start, asking
$250. Like New
ENGINE- Craftsman, 9hp Hori-
zontal shaft, asking $150
LAWN TOOLS, Chipper/Shred-
der & Lawn Edger $110 for
both or will separate.
MOWER DECKS, 2 38" wide,
$60. Call (863)532-9182.

Real Estate

Business Places -
Sale 1005
Property Sale 1010
Townhouses Sale1015
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection1060
Real Estate Wanted1065
Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080

$0 DOWN HOMES Gov't &
Bank Foreclosures! Low or
no down! No credit OK! Call
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Detached garage, fenced yd.,
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Your next Job could be In
today's classfieds. Did
you look for It?

20 acres with pond near State
& Nat'l parks. Camp, Fish,
Hunt. $89,900 owner fin.
$4995 down (800)352-5263
Florida Woodland Group, Inc.
Lic RE Broker.
35 acres $49,900; 50
acres $59,900. Located 90
minutes east of Salt-Lake in
the foothills of the Uinta
Mountains. Snow-capped
mountain views. Surrounded
by gov't land. Recreational
paradise. EZ Terms. Call
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NC Homes, Cabins, Acreage
REAL ESTATE, cherokee-
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free brochure
East Tennessee- Norris Lake
5.6 acre wooded LAKE-
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ACRE WOODED view lot-
$28,900 Call Lakeside Realty
@ (423)626-5820 Or Visit
Captivating mountain views,
lakes, rivers, waterfalls.
Homesites starting @
$39,900. Land/Log home
kits packages @ $99,900.
Limited availability. Call
(888)389-3504 X 701.
Gulf front lots $595k. Homes
starting mid $300k. New
master planned ocean front
community on beautiful
Mustang Island, near Corpus
Christi, TX. www.cinnamon-
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HOT! HOT! HOT! Sparta, TN.
Land, magnificent views,
only 5 tracts left. Call imme-
diately! (888)485-3141,
Jane or Ruby @ Century 21
The Wright Choice.
$29,900! TENNESSEE
TOBER 28-29 Lake Access
Parcel with 2,000 sf Log
Cabin Package Only
$59,900! Call Now!
(866)950-5263 Ext. 1705.
www.grandeharbor.info All
water- access homesites di-
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Beautiful East Tennesse Lake
Living. Most amenities al-
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Possible 18 mo NO PAY-
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LAKES. Grand Vision Inc.
to 138 Acres. A limited num-
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are being sold at 30% below
appraised value. Located in
Central FL w/ good access,
utils, survey, recent appraisal
& exc fin. Call today
(866)352-2249 x 847.
LIVING Beautiful Blue Ridge-
Mountain location. Cashiers,
NC. 70 degree July days.
Preconstruction event Octo-
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and for more information.
(888)743-2975 and
www.riverrocknc.com. Vi-
sion Rock LLS, Broker.
Mountain Waterfront Sale.
Lakefront homesites & con-
dos w/boat slips on beautiful
Lake Chatuge in Western NC.
Call now for Nov. 4 reserva-
tion. (877)234-8850 x.102.
New, Pre-Construction Golf
Community- Coastal Geor-
gia. Large lots w/ deepwater,
marsh, golf, nature views.
Gated, Golf, Fitness Center,
Tennis, Trails. Oak Park,
Docks. $70k's $300K
(877)266-7376 www.coop-
Your new home could be
In today's paper. Have
you looked for it?

7-acre retreat, located on the
Cherokee/Pickens County
Line. Has 600 ft. trout
stream frontage in rear,
5B/4BA house, pool, hot tub,
pasture & woodlands. Listed
for $575,000. Ron Zalkind,
unfinished inside, view,
trees, private, large creek
and river nearby, $139,500
owner (866)789-8535
toric Port City Coastal
Development The Bluffs on
the Cape Fear. Fastest Grow-
ing County in NC. Public
Grand Opening Oct 21. Di-
rect Ocean Access. Pre-con-
struction incentives to call
now. www.thebluffsnc.com
(866)725-8337 Cape Fear
luffs, LLC Broker.
Western New Mexico Private
36 Acre Ranch $52,990 Mt.
views, trees, rolling hills,
pastureland, close to BLM.
horseback riding, hiking,
hunting. Perfect for vacation,
diversifying your portfolio,
retirement. Electricity. 100%
financing. Additional parcels
available. (866)365-2825.
With Tennessee's Beautiful
Lakes & Mountains, you are
sure to find the perfect spot
to call home. Call Nancy
Gaines, Gables & Gates
(865) 388-7703,
(865)777-9191 www.nancy-


Boats 3005
CamperiRVe 3010
Jet Sis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles 3030
Sport Vehicles/ATVs 30-35

BOSTON WHALER- 13', 40hp
Yamaha, Pwr tilt, Motoguide
trolling mtr, fish finder. Trlr.
$2195. Neg. (863)467-8629

CAROLINA SKIP, 16ft., 25hp
Mariner motor & trailer $650
EXTENSION BAR for boat, 4',
total 5'3" long, made to use
w/4' overhang camper,
$100. (863)357-6113
Garmin GPS II. Hand held or
deck mount. $75.
PONTOON BOAT, 18ft, Lowe,
50hp Evinrude engine, good
shape, $2500
PONTOON BOAT, 24', 60hp
Evinrude, $2495 firm.
YAMAHA 150 V-MAX' 01-
fuel/oil injected, exc cond., 1
owner, low hrs, $5500
w/controls (772)584-0147

CAMPER- '99, Needs work
$1000. (863)634-7780
bed full size P/U Good condi-
tion: $275. (863)824-0505

WAVE RUNNER- Yamaha, '91,
Low hours, Trailer included.
$1000. (863)863-517-0448

BOAT MOTOR, 20hp Mercury
jet motor, used on Zodiac or
flat bottom boat, runs good.
$250 (863)697-2525
CENTER CONSOLE- new fiber-
lass, for boat or pontoon.
300 (561)723-1690
YAMAHA '04, 4hp cycle mo-
tor, like new, less than 100
hrs., 10ft. Tracker boat, tank,
oar. $1700 (863)675-0162

SCOOTER, Kasea, 50B motor-
ized, by Quingqi, runs good,
can be tagged for road use,
$500 (863)228-4202
bik./chrome, saddle bags,
wind shield, shift drive, liquid
cooled, 12.5k mi., clean,
40+mpg., $4,800
SUZUKI GS550L, '79, runs
good, low mileage, exc.
cond., $1800 or best offer.

ATV TRAILER- new, 3x4,
Stainless steel dump bed,
$175 (863)357-5754
Low hours. Great Christmas
gift $3500. 863-517-0448
auto. 4x4, 2yrs. ext. warr.,
push button 4whl. drive, low
ours. $5K. 863-228-1730

FOUR WINDS '96, 36' with
slide out, fully furnished, utility
bldg. included. In Palm Dale,
FL $8,000. (419)747-2923


Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Equipment 4025
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks 4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
Vans 4070

tion wagon, as-is, $800 or
best offer (863)983-9780
Chevy Monte Carlo SS, '86,
350 mtr., turbo 350 trans.,
$2500. 863-675-4697 or
EAGLE TALON, '91, brand new
alt., turbo charge & clutch,
blown head, new tires $1000
or best offer, (863)801-6081
FORD ESCORT LX '97, 4 door,
excellent condition, all pow-
er, $1500 (863)357-1430
FORD TAURUS 1989 Station
Wagon. New brake job.
Good work car. $750 neg..
HONDA CIVIC EX '94- red, 2
dr, sunroof,-souped up,
needs TLC, $1500 firm

HONDA DESOL '94- white,
convertible, $3000
needs work, good 3.8 w/re-
cent top end rebuilt, good
trans. $600. (863)634-2812
V8, a/c works, radio/cd, au-
to, 1 owner, overdrive,
$1500 neg. (863)763-3939
VOLVO 240,'93, Great for new
driver, built like a tank,
$1900. Or best offer.

GOLF CART 4 whl, w/battery
charger, runs & looks great.
$800 firm. 863-697-2631 or
(863)763-7666 eves.

truck. 16x7, Silver Alloy, 5
lug. Like new. Asking $300.
or best offer. (863)697-9117
Truck, '77. Motor stuck since
hurricane. $800.763-1370
replacement, fits 03-C
Dodge 2500/3500 HD,
$1000. (863)697-0328
HITCH, Weight distributing, w/
2 5/16 balls, equalizer balls,
sway bar & all attachments.
$250 (863)228-4202
RIMS- BIk & Chrome Spider 4
lug rims, w/205/40/17 Kuh-
mo tires, like new, $300 or
best offer (863)261-2546
TIRES (2) 33/1250/15
Line, fits 99-up F250/350
Super Duty short bed, ma-
roon, $650. (863)697-0328
TOPPER/CAP, Glas/tek fiber-
glass, fits full size long bed
truck, tan in color, $900 or
best offer. (863)697-9117
'97 V6 Chevy S10, $400.
WHEELS, 16" Factory 2006
Mustang, brand new BF
Goodrich Radial tires, will in-
stall. $800 (863)697-0467

CHEVY '86, 1/2 ton, 2wd, a/c.
$2000 or best offer.

Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florda, Inc., announces a Board of Directors
Date: October12,2006
Time: 10:00A.M.
Place: Senior Friendship Centers, Inc.
23 North Polk Avenue
Arcadia, FL 34266
For additional information in regard to this meeting, or if you are planning to attend,
please call 239-332-4233 or 1-800-398-4233.
Area Agency on Aging or Southwest Florida, Inc., is a not-lor-pofi organization
worIong cooperative with the Florida Department of Elder Afairs, The primary
role of Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida, Inc., is to promote and coor-
dinate a network o services for individuals over sixty years of age. These ser/ic-
forSouthwest Florida. Inc., anArea Agency on Aging, serves seven counties.
167793 CB/CGS/FN 10/12/06

runs good, cold a/c, $2K or
best offer. 863-467-8445 or
CHEVY S-10, '87, V8 conver-
sion, overdrive, a/c, runs
very good. $2500.
1 owner, cold a/c, $2500
DODGE DAKOTA '95, 4 cyl.,.
manual trans., $1300 or best
offer. (863)983-8560 leave
DODGE DAKOTA '96- 4 cyl, 5
spd, AC, good cond., $2500
FORD F350 '86- 4dr dually,
diesel, needs work, $750
FORD F100, '83, auto, air, 300
6 cyl., 2 tone blue, new tires,
$900 or best offer.
FORD F150 XLT- '03, Reg.
cab, Auto. V-6, Loaded, 57K
mi., 4 new tires. All pwr, Tow
pck. $10,000. (863)467-6079
FORD F250, '80, motor runs,
Body good shape. Needs
new auto. trans. $600. or
best offer. (863)673-5058
FORD F350, '84, Diesel, 4
door, $1200.
4 cyl, standard, cold a/c,
$1200 Negot. 863-763-4149
Salum. w/grandma's attic. Good
for storage. Does not run.You
move$500.239-368-7291 aft3
NISSAN PU XE '95- ext cab, 6
cyl., asking $2500

GMC SIERRA S15 '89, Good
trans., engine blown, excel-
lent body. $500 or best offer.

48Ft. Good tires. New brake
job. Road Worthy $2250.
double axle, with ramps,
gooseneck, steel floor.
1450 (863)697-9704
OPEN TRAILER, '07 6x12.
Tandem axle, 3' sides, brand
new. $1200.863-634-1183
open flatbed, tilt, $585.
$400. Call (863) 763-1622.
Crown, 4ft driver on gate. On-
board Diamond tool box. Exc.
Cond. $900. (863)763-6909

CHEVY VAN '93, 1 torf, needs
engine, rebuilt trans. $400
DODGE '91, 1 ton, 318 cu. in.
$1000 (863)634-9345
Ford Hightop Van, '89, tow
pkg, full power, seats 8, TV,
CCB radio $2000. LaBelle
.Area. (863)675-4970msg.
Cream Trk, clean & ready to
go, $2500neg
auto, a/c, 4 cyl. eng., 27mpg,
Looks/Runs 'great. No rust!
$2250. Neg. 863-763-3190

Grant funds school drug tests

Washington, D.C. The-U.S.
Department of Education and the
White House Office of National
Drug Control Policy announced
the release of $8.6 million in Fed-
eral grants for schools to imple-
ment random student drug test-
ing programs. Student drug
testing is an important part of the
President's drug strategy, placing
emphasis on treatment, commu-
nity action, and prevention in an
effort to keep youth away from
drugs and their damaging effects.
The student drug testing grants
will extend the benefits of early'
intervention that have proven
beneficial in government, mili-
tary, education, transportation,
and private sector workplaces.

"I believe that a comprehen--
sive drug program that includes/
random drug testing in our:
schools can be an effective pre-
vention measure for steering stu-
dents away from substance
abuse and focus on learning and
reaching their full academic
potential," said U.S. Secretary of
Education Margaret' Spellings.
"As we continue to work as
teammates at the federal, state
and local level to create school
environments that are more con-
ducive to learning, I will continue
to stress the importance of using
these types of interventions as
deterrents' to drdg use by our
nation's youth."

"Youth drug use has declined
19 percent, with 700,000 fewer
students using drugs now than in
2001. By implementing testing,
we effectively give students a
credible way to resist peer pres-
sure," said the Director of Nation-
al Drug Control Policy, John P.
Walters. "In addition to its strong
deterrent effects, testing also
helps to give parents and educa-
tors a powerful tool to identify
young people in trouble, and
help them before they are too far
down the path of addiction. More
and more schools across the
Nation are using this safe and
effective prevention tool."
Nearly 400 public schools
nationwide have implemented
random student drug testing pro-
grams with the help of Federal
resources. Federal monies have
increased more than 400 percent
between 2003 and 2006, and
President Bush has asked Con-
gress to .increase grant money
available to schools and school.
districts by 45 percent from 2006,
to 15 million dollars in 2007.
The U.S. Department of Edu-
cation will award $8.6 million in
total random student drug-test-
ing grants, with $1.7- million
going to new awardees and $6.9
million for continuation grants.
New awards will go to 11 school
districts with 52 schools through-
out the country and 55 districts
with 310 schools will 'receive

continuation grants to maintain
their programs. Each grant aver-
ages approximately $125,000.
The competitive grant program
provides local educational sys-
tems with funds for up to four
years to implement random stu-
dent drug testing programs in at
least two high schools and par-
ticipate in a national evaluation
of the impact of random student
drug testing on high school stu-
dents' reported substance use.
In order to qualify for a grant,
applicants agree that the random
testing pool will be limited to stu-
dents in grades nine through
twelve, and within that group of
students, one or both of the fol-
lowing: all students who partici-
pate in the school's athletic pro-
gram, and/or all who are
engaged in competitive extra-
curricular school-sponsored
Random student-drug testing
has a proven record of success.
In Hunterdon, New Jersey, Cen-
tral High School saw a decrease
in drug use in 20 out of 28 cate-
gories after implementing a ran-
dom testing program for its stu-
dents. A study by Ball State
University in Indiana found, that
without testing, 85 percent of
Indiana principals reported an
increase in drug use and 518 stu-
dents were suspended or
expelled for drug or alcohol relat-
ed incidents; with random test-

ing, that figure dropped to 352.
Before testing began at George
Jenkins High School in Polk
County, Florida, 19.5 percent of
students participating in
extracurriculars said they had
used marijuana in the past 30
days. Following implementation
of drug testing, the rate dropped,
to 11.8 percent. Employers fol-
lowing Federal drug testing mod-
els have seen a 67 percent drop
in positive drug tests.
The purpose of random stu-
dent drug testing is to help those
in trouble by preventing drug use
and helping drug-using students
become drug-free in a confiden-
tial manner.'The results of a posi-
tive drug test should be used to
intervene .with not-yet-depend-
ent students and get drug-
dependent students into effective
treatment. After assessing the
extent of the problem, parents
and administrators should rec-
ommend appropriate interven-
tions, such as education on the
negative effects of drugs, coun-
seling, or if necessary, drug treat-
To view a complete list of
grantees, visit
For more information about
random student drug testing,
visit www.randomstudent-

FBC Pumpkin Patch

arrives this weekend

The KidzKorner, a children's
ministry of First Baptist Church
of Frostproof, will host THE
PUMPKIN PATCH. Free activities
for children will be offered on
select days including coloring
contest, story time, pumpkin
painting, and puppet shows.
Many sizes and varieties of
pumpkins and decorative
gourds will be offered at THE

and home-baked items will also
be available. THE PUMPKIN
PATCH will be open October 14
-31 and will be located near the
corner of Scenic Highway and
West B Street. For additional
information on The Pumpkin
Patch or Children's ministries at
First Baptist Church, contact
Diane Cannon at 635-3603, or
stop by our office at 96 West B

Church Directory

Family Life Church
Kelly Galati-Pastor
Family Life Church meets at
the Frostproof Middle/Senior High
School cafeteria, Sundays at 10
a.m. there is nursery, and chil-
dren's church. For information
please call 635-2704.

Church of God
Rex E. Daniels-Pastor
Frostproof Church of God, 104
Highway 630W,. Worship Ser-
vices, Sunday School 10 a.m.,
Sunday Morning Worship 10:45
a.m., Sunday Evening Worship
6:30 p.m., Wednesday Evening 7
p.m. For more information call

Church-of Christ
Mike Freese-Minister
40 West "A' Street Frostproof,
Florida 33843
Services are Sunday School 10
a.m. Worship service 11 a.m. and
Wednesday Evening Bible Study
at 7 p.m. For more information
contact 635-4278.

Church of God
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
call 635-7185.


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