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Title: The Frostproof news
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Alfred H. Mellor
Place of Publication: Frostproof Polk County Fla
Creation Date: October 18, 2007
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Thursday, October 18, 2007 Vol. 93 No. 18 Frostproof's Hometown Newispaper for More Than 85 Years 50 cents


At a Glance


Support your
FMSHS Sports
Upcoming home games:
Bulldogs Varsity Fiontb,ll Fri
day, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. at Faris
Brannen Stadium, Frostproof/
Clearwater.

Get your Flu and
Pnueumonia shots
The City of Frostproof and
the Polk County Health Depart-
ment are partnering together to
offer Flu and Pneumonia shots
Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 10 a.m.
until 1 p.m. at Frostproof City
Hall located at 111 First Street.
Cost is $26 for a Flu shot and
$40 for a Pneumonia shot pay-
able by cash, check or proof
of Medicare Part B (please re-
member to bring your card).
Note: If you have a Medicare
HMO you will be required to
pay. Please call Sharon at 635-
7850 for an appointment.

City Council
plans meeting
The next Regular City Coun-
cil Meeting will be held Mon-
day, Nov., 5 at 6 p.m.
The City would also like to
remind everyone, beginning in
October Regular City Council
meetings will revert back to the
first and third Monday of each
month. Frostproof City Hall is
located at 111 First Street. For
more information call 635-
7855.

Class of 1988
plans reunion
Classmates- please plan to
attend the FHS Homecoming
4- game on Friday, Nov. 2, 2007
at 7:30 p.m. at the Faris Bran-
nen Stadium, cost: $5. Pleas,
bring any ideas you have for
our 20th reunion and any up-
dated information you have on
our classmates. If you are un-
able to attend you may contact:
Kelli Reeves Looney at 863-528-
0277/ Missy Repress Hadden
at 863-528-0901/ Tom Elyard
at 863-635-6414/ Shannon
Brewer Riner at 863-528-4385/
or Suzanne Hadden Creasy at
863-412-0264.

Free Community
Computer Classes
Frostproof Middle Senior
High School will be offering
FREE Community Computer
classes.
Classes are scheduled for
Monday nights from 5:30 7:30
in the media center. For more
information or to sign up,
please call Annette True @ 635-
7809 ext. 240.

Project Graduation
meets on Thursdays
Parents of the FHS 2008
graduating class are urged to
attend the Project Graduation
meetings held every Thursday
evening at 6 p.m. in the high
school cafeteria. Parents, this is
your child's finalyear at FHS and
now is the time to start planning
a Grand Finale to show them
how proud you are for their ac-
complishments. Graduation is a
major milestone for your son or
daughter, please help to make it
memorable. For more informa-
tion please contact Cindy Wise
at 863-528-0366.

Boosters & PAC
meetings set
The Frostproof Middle Senior
High School Boosters and PAC
both hold meetings in the Media
Center on the second Monday
of each month. PAC meetings
begin at 6 p.m. and the Boost-
ers meet at 7 p.m. For more in-
formation call 635-7809.
See Page 2 for information about
how to contact the newspaper.


Community Links. Individual Voices.



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Lions

The Florida Lions Camp,
a non-profit IRS approved
501(c)(3) charity, provides the
all-American camping experi-
ence for visually impaired chil-
dren as well as the mentally and
physically challenged youth and
adults. In addition to summer
camp, we offer adult excursions,
Holiday camps in November and
December and have a Respite
Care program.


BARTOW, Fla. The Polk
County Fire Department will
host an open house Saturday
from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Station
10 (Golfview), located at 2902
Hwy 60 East in Lake Wales.
The department wants to


plan

Each October, the camp of-
fers the Haunted Trail, our main
on-campus fund raiser, which
consists of the following:
The Haunted Trail a walk
through the woods along our
Nature Trail which is trans-
formed with spooky scenes and
costumed actors and is guaran-
teed to provoke an abundance
of chills, thrills and screams.
The Enchanted Forest a


Project Graduation: Help support FHS


commemorate Fire Prevention
Month. The theme for this year
is "Practice Your Escape Plan."
Firefighters will give tours of
the station and will be available
for children to walk through the
fire trucks. An inflatable jump


'Haunted Trail'


stroll through the main camp
area which has been changed
into a fairyland of storybook
characters and twinkle lights for
the younger set who may not.
like 'things that go bump in the
night' and would prefer to Trick
or Treat.
The Carnival Our over-sized
gymnasium is crammed with
carnival games for all ages, com-
,plete with prize table for those


Seniors


Submitted photo/Denise Shelton
Car Wash-Members of the FHS senior class are pictured taking a break during one of
their monthly car wash fundraisers held at McDonald's parking lot. The next monthly
car wash will be held Saturday, Nov. 10.
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adept at the various games and
a goodly selection of carnival
foods such as cotton candy,
snow cones and popcorn. There
is also a raffle with prizes, includ-
ing Busch Gardens, Sea World,
Bok Tower and many more.
Food Booth Hamburgers,
Hot Dogs, chips and drinks.
This year's Haunted Trail will
be held on Friday and Saturday
Oct, 26 and the 27. The hours


are 7 p.m. until 12 a.m. The cost
for entrance is $7 per person, or
$30 per car-load up to 5 people.
We are located at the end of
Tiger Lake Road, Lake Wales,
FL. Just off of Highway 60 com-
ing out of Lake Wales going east.
For more information about the
Florida Lions Camp call 863-696-
1948.


Bulldog fans



asked to wear



red to game


Frostproof Middle Senior
High School Varsity Football
Bulldog fans are asked to wear
a red shirt to show their sup-
port to the Bulldogs at Friday
nights' home football game
(Oct. 19) against District oppo-
nents, Clearwater Central Cath-
olic 7:30 p.m. at Faris Brannen,
Stadium.
Please plan to attend Friday
night's game and bring your
cow bells, party favor/noise
makers, empty plastic bottles


with a few coins to shake, etc.
FMSHS Bulldogs record
stands at five wins and one
loss. The Bulldogs de-clawed
the Cardinal Mooney Cougars
with a 35-10 win in the Class
2B-District 6 opener held Oct. 5
in Sarasota.
The Bulldogs next sched-
uled game will beplayed
against Haines City High School
in Haines City Friday, Oct. 26 at
7:30 p.m.


Newspaper


welcomes local


community help


Frostproof News/File photo
Haunted House-Last years' FHS seniors enjoyed play-
ing their part at the Project Graduation Haunted House
fundraiser. Project Graduation committee will host their
second annual Project Graduation Haunted House to be
held Saturday,, Oct. 27, Monday, Oct. 29, Tuesday, Oct.
30, and Wednesday, Oct. 31 at the following location 209
S. Orange Ave.


Submitted photo/Michelle Hutto
Sponsor a Senior- Senior
parents are asking each
senior to seek sponsorship
for at least $100. Jimmy Lee
Hutto pictured, was spon-
sored by Harvey's Mini
Market, Bagwell Lumber
Co, Billy Hutto Construc-
tion Co, Jahna Concrete
and Polk County FSBO
magazine made a donation.


The Frostproof News wel-
comes submissions from
community members, includ-
ing wedding announcements,
engagement announcements,'
birth announcements, club
news, school news, obituaries,
business news, government
news, historic photos and let-
ters to the editor.
If it's news to you, it's news
to us.
The easiest way to submit
news is via email. You can


email messages to frostnews@
newszap.com. Please send arti-
cles as attachments in Microsoft
Word. Some programs are not
compatible.
Photos should be saved as
jpeg or tiff images and sent as
attachments. If you have more
than one photo, please send
them one at a time.
Don't have email? The
newspaper has a drop box at
See News Page 2


house will be on hand for kids
to enjoy, so bring your family
out for a day of food, fun, and
meet-and-greet with your local
firefighters!
The event is free and the
community is invited to attend.


Sheriff's Office awarded grant


On Sept. 26, 2007 the U.S.
Department of Justice Office of
Justice Programs announced
that a newly-formed Central
Florida Internet Crimes Against
Children (ICAC) Task Force
will be funded through a grant
for FY 2007-2008, and that the
Polk County Sheriff's Office has
been awarded "host agency"
status for the task force.
The Polk County Sheriff's
Office has been an active
member of the North Florida
ICAC task force for the past two
and a half years, and its dedi-
cation to the investigation and
prosecution of these crimes
has made it a leader in the
area. In August 2007, the Polk
County Sheriff's Office applied


to become the host agency.
for a new ICAC task force for
the Central Florida area. The
agency received notice that it
had been awarded $265,000 in
grant funds to serve as the host
agency for an eighteen month
period.
The ICAC program was
developed in response to the
increasing number of children
and teenagers using the In-
ternet, and heightened online
activity by sexual predators
seeking contact with under-
age victims. The program is a
national network of 46 multia-
gency, multijurisdictional task
forces engaged in proactive
investigations, forensic exami-
nations, and prosecution of


online child sexual predators.
The task forces also provide
forensic, prevention, and inves-
tigation assistance to parents,
educators, prosecutors, law
enforcement and others con-
cerned with child victimization
issues.
Sheriff Grady Judd says, "To
be named the host agency for
a new Central Florida ICAC
Task Force is an honor. The
Polk County Sheriff's Office
has been involved with ICAC
for years, and we have always
put to good use the grant mon-
ies we've received to thwart
predators' efforts, and catch
the ones who attempt to.prey
on our children."'


Submitted photo/PCSB

Phillips 'Teacher of the Year'
Constance Phillips, a Spanish teacher at Frostproof
Middle-Senior High was named as Polk County's World
Languages 'Teacher of the Year' for the 2006-2007 school
year. Mrs. Phillips has more than 20 years teaching expe-
rience. She has been a board member of the World Lan-
guages Teachers organization and is her school's foreign
language department chair. She's also been involved with
her school's World Languages Club and School Improve-
ment Committee.


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County Fire Department


to host open house Saturday


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express your opinion or ask questions about public issues. You are not
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and fairness.


Checking your smoke

alarms could save your life


BARTOW, Fla. It's Fire
Prevention Month so what bet-
ter time to check your smoke
alarms ensuring the safety of
your home and loved ones.
According to the National
Fire Protection Association
(NFPA), in one-quarter of the re-
ported fires in homes equipped
with smoke alarms, the devices
did not work. Homes without
working smoke alarms now out
number those with no smoke
alarms.
A smoke alarm should be
placed outside of every sleeping
area, as well as on every level of
your home. Check your smoke
alarm at least once a month by
pressing the test button until
you hear the audible sound.
Persons who are deaf or
heard of-hearing should con-
sider the installation of an alarm
that provides flashing lights, vi-
bration and/or sound.
Alarm units that are more
than ten years old should be re-


placed. If you are not sure how
old your alarm is, it is probably
a good idea to go ahead and re-
place it. Monthly maintenance
of alarms should be performed
according to the manufacturer's
instructions. Replace the batter-
ies in your smoke alarm at least
once a year.
Installation should be made
following the manufacturer's
instructions. Wall mounted
alarms should be placed no
less than four and no more than
twelve inches from the ceiling.
Homes with vaulted ceilings
should place the alarm at the
highest point of the ceiling. Do
not install smoke alarms near
windows, doors, or ducts where
drafts might interfere with their
operation.
For more information on
smoke alarm installation, main-
tenance and facts, visit the Na-
tional Fire Protection Associa-
tion website at www.nfpa.org.


News
Continued From Page 1
Watson's Pharmacy.
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identify people (first and last
names) who are in the photo,
and tell us when and where it was
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Articles and photos can also be
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Post Office Box 67, Frostproof, FL.
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tax profits are invested in improve-
ments in the newspaper to provide
better service to the community.


Florida Farm Bureau meets


GAINESVILLE More than
560 Florida Farm Bureau Federa-
tion leaders from across the state
gathered at the Hilton Oceanview
Resort at Daytona Beach for the
66th annual meeting Oct. 10-12,
2007. Delegates to the annual
meeting adopt policies that will
guide the organization for the next
year, hear reports from leaders and
honor those who have provided
exemplary service to agriculture.
President John Hoblick pre-
sented the organization's highest
honor, the Distinguished Service
to Agriculture Award, to Carl B.
Loop, Jr., the Jacksonville nurs-
eryman who served as Federation
President for 23 years, retiring in
2006. Loop founded Loop's Nurs-
ery and Greenhouses in 1949.
American Farm Bureau elected
him to its board of'directors in


1986; he served as vice president
from 1995 until 2001. He also
served as president of Southern
Farm Bureau Life Insurance Com-
pany and Florida Farm Bureau
Insurance Group. Presidents Ron-
ald Reagan, George H. W Bush,
Bill Clinton and George W. Bush
each appointed him to advisory
panels with the U.S. Department
of Agriculture and the U.S. Trade
Representative's Office.
Chris and Kelly Lyons, a Lafay-
ette County couple, drove away
from the Florida Farm Bureau
Federation's 2007 Annual Meeting
with a new Dodge Ram Quad Cab
truck, courtesy of Southern Farm
Bureau Casualty Insurance Com-
pany after having been selected
as the winners of Florida Farm Bu-
reau's Outstanding Young Farmer
and Rancher competition.


Sports


...Submitted photos/Marie Stout
Les Tory took top honors in the Taylor Creek Bass Club's 2-
day October tournament held on Crooked Lake near Frost-
proof. Tory had a 2-day total weight of 11.32 Ibs.


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Jack Harrison finished in second place with 6.49 Ibs. in the
Taylor Creek Bass Club's 2-day October bass tourney held on
Crooked Lake near Frostproof.


Tory takes top bass honors


Les Tory took top honors in
the Taylor Creed Bass Club 2-day
tournament held on Crooked
Lake near Frostproof on Oct. 13
and 14. Tory brought a total of
11.32 lbs. of bass to the scales for
the win. Tory also won the day
two "Calcutta" with 6.40 lbs.
Second place went to Jack
Harrison with a total weight of,
6.49 lbs. Ernie Johnson finished
in third place with 6.26 lbs., fol-
lowed by Byron Chastain in fourth
place with 5.50 lbs.
Bobby O'Bannon took the big
fish award with his 1.97 lb. catch.
The Taylor Creek Bass Club
meets at the Buckhead Ridge
VFW Post 9528 on the second
Thursday of each month. Tour-


naments are held the following
weekend. The club is now regis-
tering new and current members
for the 2008 season. New mem-
ber boaters and (especially) non-
boaters are welcome.
The club also sponsors and
presents the Annual Lee McAl-
lister Memorial Kid's Fishing Fes-
tival. This year, the 22nd annual
event,,which is open to kids from
4-to4-years old, will be held at the
Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center
on Sunday, Oct. 28. Pre-register
at numerous local businesses,
Okeechobee News or at the
event.
For information call Dave Stout
at (863) 467-2255.


Webber offers
Volleyball tryouts
Webber International Uni-
versity located at 1201 N. Scenic
Hwy, Babson. Park, FL. will host
AaWamb Volleyball Club tryouts
Nov. 11, 2007 for all young ladies
age 6 to 18 who are interested in
being a member of a competitive
travel volleyball league.
For more information contact
Coach Tim Edfors, WIU Head Vol-
leyball Coach at: 863-638-2957 or
email: volleyball@webber.edu
FMSHS Golf results

Frostproof boys golf
Oct. 09 ..
Frostproof High School:
Austin Rbbillard -39, Chris Stinson
-46, Tyler Heath -49, Noe Gonza-
les -50, Cody Barnes -50.
FMSHS Total = 184
Haines City High: Cory
Meade -39, J. Clayton Stokes -39,
Justin Beasley-39, Zack Ferguson
-40, Travis Jenks -45.
Haines City High Total = 157

Boys District results
Oct. 15
Frostproof High School:
Austin Robillard -84, Tyler Heath
-84, Mark Granger -97, chris Stin-
son -97.
FMSHS Total =362
Frostproof placed second in
the District and' will advance to
Regionals. Congratulations Gen-
tlemen!

Frostproof girls golf
Oct. 11
Frostproof High School:
Breanna Elyard -56, Ashley Mercer
-59, Allyssia Raines -65, Marisol
Espinoza -70, Hannah Terrebonne
-72.
FHS Total = 250
Lake Region High: Savan-
nah Stripling -66, Heather Sheely -
68, Kayla Holler -69, Olivia Downs
-70.
Lake Region High Total=273

Girls District results
Oct. 15
Frostproof High School:
Breanna Elyard -125, Ashley Mer-
cer -132, Marisol Espinoza -141,
Hannah Terrebonne -175.
FHS Total= 573
Good Luck to Breanna Elyard
as she advances to Regionals.
Upcoming Golf
Tournaments

Project Graduation
to host golf tourney
Project Graduation will host
their annual golf tournament on
Saturday, Oct. 20 at Highland Park
Golf Course 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 4 person
scramble (teams can be men,
women, youth, or mixed). Costs:
$50 per person includes: 18 holes
of golf, cart and greens fees.
Sponsorships can be pur-
chased for $.100 (includes sign
at hole), $200 (includes golf for
two, lunch and sign at hole) $300
(includes golf for four, lunch and
sign at hole) $500 (includes golf
for 4, lunch and large business
sign at hole) $1,000 (includes golf
for 4, lunch and special recogni-
tion as Tournament Sponsor with
larger business,sign at beginning
of event). Hot Dogs and refresh-
iiment .will be' served following
golf round. ;::
Entry forms are available at
Keystone Realty and FHS. Send
check and entry forms to: Frost-
proof Project Graduation, P.O.
Box 1292, Frostproof, FL. 33843.
For more information on any
Project Graduation event please
contact Michelle Hutto 635-0030,
Terry Shelton 638-2877, Jeannie
Woodruff 635-6584, Danny Sharp-
less 528-8006, Valerie Duke at
638-2877 or any other 2008 Proj-
ect Graduation parent committee
member for further fundraising
details.

Webber annual Alumni
golf tourney Oct. 26
WIU 2007 Alumni Homecom-
ing Golf tournament will be held
Friday, Oct. 26, with a 1 p.m. Shot-
gun Start at Lekarica Hills Golf
Club. Players will play as a four-
some divided into three divisions-
Men's, Women's and Mixed. Entry
Fee is $35 per person (included is
cookout and awards) Cookout
and Awards will be held at WIU
at 5:30 p.m. Cookout only is $5
per person. There will be trophies
for winners in each division Hole
Sponsors are $50. Mulligans will
be on sale for $1 each (maximum
18). For More Information or to
RSVP: please call (863)638-2941
or (863)638-2953 or Email to: wi-
uflad@hotmail.com or alumni@
webber.edu.

FHS Silvery Moon
golf tourney Nov. 10
Frostproof Middle Senior High
School Golf Teams will host their
2nd Annual Silvery Moon Golf
Tournament Saturday, Nov.,.10 at
the Lake Wales Country Club with
Shotgun start beginning at 7 p.m.
Nine holes will be played with a
four person scramble. Cost is $50
per person and includes golf and
a Chili Dinner. Proceeds will ben-
efit the FMSHS Boys' and Girls'
Golf Teams. For more informa-
tion please contact: Joanne and/
or Jim Merkle at 863.273.0720 or
863.289.1972.


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Church Directory


What's happening around Polk


Christian Fellowship
Assembly
Pastors Wendell and Thelma
Gandy
16 East First Street, Frostproof.
Service times are Sunday
School 10 a.m. Sunday Worship
11 a.m., Sunday Evening 6 p.m.
and Wednesday Evening 7:30
p.m.
For more information please
call 635-6944.

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.

Emmanuel Baptist
Fellowship
Pastor John Mouery
Associate Pastor Scott Thomp-
son
Emmanuel Baptist Fellowship
is located at 1300 CR 630West,
Frostproof with Sunday services
beginning 8:30 AM Early Worship
Service, 9:45 AM Sunday School,
10:45 AM Worship Service, 6:30
PM Evening Service. Wednesday
Prayer Meeting: 7 PM. For more
information please call 863-635-
5040

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
children's church. For informa-
tion please call 635-2704.

Frostproof
Church of God
Rex E. Daniels-Pastor
Frostproof Church of God,
104 Highway 630W, Worship
Services, 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
863-635-3556.

House of Praise


Ministries-


*. Moses Arideison, Jr.-Pastor '
Hose of Praise RNi istr v'Church
Of God By Faith, 208 Hopson Rd.,
Worship Services; Sunday School
9:30 a.m., .Worship Service 11
a.m., Sunday Evening service 7:30
p.m., Wednesday Evening Bible
study 7:30 p.m. For more infor-
mation call 635-7185.

First Assembly of God
Wayne Lee-Pastor
First Assembly of God Church
On The Ridge, 825 County Road
630A, Sunday School; 9:30 a.m.
Worship Service Sunday, 10:15
a.m., nursery available, Sunday
evening service 6 p.m. Youth Fel-
lowship and Bible study Wednes-
day evenings at 7 p.m. For more
information call 863-635-2702.

First Baptist
Church of Frostproof
Darrol Hood-Pastor
First Baptist Church of Frost-
proof, 96 West B Street-offers a
Contemporary Celebration Ser-
vice Sunday's at 8:15 a.m., and


Traditional Worship Service at
10:50 a.m. Childcare will be avail-
able for both services. Sunday
School (all ages) 9:30 a.m. Sun-
day evening Bible Study 6 p.m.
Wednesday Evening Children and
youth programs 6:15 p.m., with
adult Bible studies at 6:30 p.m.
For more information call 863-
635-3603.

First Christian
Church of Frostproof
Albert Fidler-Evangelist
First Christian Church of Frost-
proof, 2241 County Road 630 W,
Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship
Service 10:15 a.m., Sunday Eve-
ning Worship 6 p.m. Wednesday
Evening Bible Study 6 p.m. For
more information call 635-6700.

First Christian Church
of Babson Park
Ronnie Abshire-Minister
First Christian Church of Bab-
son Park, 1295 Scenic Highway
N., Babson Park, Sunday School
9:30 a.m., Morning Worship 10:30
a.m., Sunday Evening Bible Sun-
day 6 p.m. Wednesday Evening
Bible Study 6:30 p.m. For more
information call 638-1654.

First Presbyterian
Church of Frostproof,
David Trimmier-Pastor
First Presbyterian Church, 101
N. Palm Avenue, Frostproof, FL.
Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morn-
ing Worship Service, 11 a.m. For
more information call 635-3955.

First United Methodist
Church of Frostproof
James C. Isaacson, Pastor
First United Methodist Church
of Frostproof, 150 Devane St.,
Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Tradi-
tional Worship Service 10:30 a.m.
For more information call 635-
3107.

Sun Ray United
Methodist Church
R. James Weiss, Pastor
Sun Ray United Methodist
Church, 316 Raymond Avenue,
Frostproof. -Adult-Sunday School
9 a.m No'rtnber thru March.
Worship Service begins 10 a.m.
For more information call 863-
452-5161.

South Lake Wales
Church of God
Rev. Bob Beckler-Pastor
South Lake Wales Church of
God, 210 Presidents Dr., Lake
Wales, Early Morning Worship 9
a.m., Sunday School 10:30 a.m.,
Contemporary Praise Service
10:45 a.m., Sunday Evening Wor-
ship 6 p.m., For more information
call 638-1019.

Dioste Ama Spanish
Baptist Church
Iglesia Bautista Dios Te Ama
(Dioste Ama Spanish Baptist
Church) lugar (located) 1000 US
Highway 98 West, Frostproof, an-
nunciate y ivitcion (announces an
invitation) Oir la Palabra de Dios
(to hear the Word of God) Do-
mingo (Sunday), at 11 a.m.


Small business
seminars
Bartow, FL The Small Busi-
ness Development Center, at Cen-
tral Florida Development Coun-
cil, is offering several business
seminars in October. Seminars
will be held at Citrus & Chemical
Bank (Suite 300) located at 600 N.
Broadway Ave. in Bartow.
October Schedule:
Small Business Recordkeep-
ing Oct18 5:30
p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Building the Ultimate Business
Plan II Oct 25 10 a.m.-12
p.m.
Steps to Starting a Small Busi-
ness Oct 30 1 2
p.m. 2:30 p.m.
(The cost for each seminar is
$35, unless indicated)
For more information, or to
register for a seminar, contact


the Small Business Development
Center at (863) 534-2503.

Volunteers needed for
Halloween Event
Bartow, Fla. Polk County Lei-
sure Services is seeking 250-300
volunteers to staff the 1 1th Annual
Haunted Halloween Hayride and
Happenings event scheduled for
Oct. 27 from 5 10 p.m. at Loyce
E Harpe Park in Mulberry. Adult
and student volunteers can help
with a variety of activities, includ-
ing: games, actors for a haunted
hayride, a haunted house, bounce
house and more.
Volunteers will receive a meal
and event t-shirt. Students can
earn volunteer credit for their time
and volunteers must be at least 14
years old. Volunteers must arrive
at 4 p.m. and are asked to work
at least 4 10 p.m. (the entire


event). For those who want to
stay, event clean-up will last until
as late as 2 a.m.
Loyce E. Harpe Park is located
at 500 W Carter Road in Mulber-
ry.
For more information or to
volunteer, call Alisha Glasscock or
Jennifer Wilson at 863-534-4340
or check out the website, www.
polk-county.net.

Plant City celebrates
Pig Jam Nov. 17
The fifth annual Plant City Pig
Jam State BBQ Championship
will be held on
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007, 10
a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Randy L. Lar-
son Softball Four-Plex, southeast
of downtown, at 1810 East Park
Road in Plant City. It's 2.5 miles
south of Interstate 4 from Exit
#22.


Hundreds of barbecue aficio-
nados and enthusiasts will come
together to enjoy KCBS-certified
barbecue.
Contestants will compete for
cash and prizes in professional,
amateur and kids' competitions.
Winners will earn trophies, prize
money and roasting rights.
Guests will be able to sample
some of the country's best bar-
becue ribs, pork, beef brisket and
chicken. Plus, Buck Hummer &
the Pick-Ups will be performing
live, there will be rubs, grilling
supplies and accessories, as well
as other items for sale, and plenty
of activities the entire family can
enjoy.
Cost: Admission is free; park-
ing is $3 per vehicle.
For more information contact
the Greater Plant City Chamber of
Commerce at 813-754-3707 or log
on to www.plantcity.org.


Insect flies to the rescue of native plants


WEST PALM BEACH To an
untrained eye it might be mis-
taken for an average housefly, but
Lixadmontia franki has a greater
purpose. This species of fly is the
latest weapon in a biological bat-
tle to control an invasive species of
weevil threatening native plants in
Florida's Everglades and beyond.
The South Florida Water Man-
agement District, in partnership
with the University of Florida In-
stitute of Food and Agricultural
Sciences, is releasing dozens of
these tiny flies today as part of
an ongoing study to determine
their effectiveness in controlling
the Mexican bromeliad weevil,
Metamasius callizona.
Introduced species control is
a key component of the District's
environmental restoration mis-
sion, including the Comprehen-
sive Everglades Restoration Plan
(CERP). The District has invested
$442,000 this year on continuing
efforts to reclaim Florida's native
habitat from hostile invasive plant
and insect species, including
$17,000 on the fly research. Alto-
gether, Florida has invested close
to $2 billion toward CERP proj-
ects designed totorestore, protect
and preserve the water resources
of central and southern Florida,
with a primary focus on reviving
the nation's unique Everglades
ecosystem.
Invasive species such as me-
laleuca, old world climbing fern
and Australian pine, as well as
the Mexican bromeliad weevil,
can dramatically change Florida's
habitat. In moving to Florida, these
species left behind natural preda-
tors that kept them in check in
their native habitat. Scientists look
for natural control methods in the
species' home ranges to identify
ways for controlling them here.
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control flies to fight invasive species in the Everglades.


complex, environmental restora-
tion challenges are coming from
the application of cutting-edge
science," said South Florida Water
Management District Executive Di-
rector Carol Wehle. "The District
is optimistic that these biological
controls will prove to be another
valuable tool in protecting our na-
tive species and the Everglades."
Scientists anticipate that this fly
will provide an environmentally
friendly way to control what bro-
meliad enthusiasts have dubbed
the "evil weevil." This invasive,
introduced species lays its eggs in-
side the leaves of several varieties
of native bromeliads. When the


weevil larvae emerge, they feed
on the leaves and stems, often de-
stroying the plant in the process.
The weevil is native to Mexico
and was first sighted in Broward
County in 1989. Today it can be
found in 21 Florida counties.
Throughout South Florida,
bromeliads are a significant part
of the ecosystem. While contrib-
uting to native plant bio-diver-
sity, bromeliads also have deep
centers that serve as water-filled
reservoirs, providing homes and
hunting grounds for native frogs,
birds and insects.
Extensive study by University of
Florida scientists has shown that


Lixadmontia franki combats the
weevil by laying its eggs inside the
weevil's body. Working from with-
in, the fly maggots then destroy the
weevil, preventing it from harm-
ing bromeliads. Rigorous research
has demonstrated that the fly will
not impact agriculture, humans or
native plants and animals.
Scientists hope that the flies
released today will establish sus-
tainable, breeding colonies to
protect native bromeliads. They
have also been released at the Big
Cypress National Preserve in Col-
lier County, the Enchanted Forest
Sanctuary in Broward County and
the Lake Rogers Park in Hillsbor-
ough County.
Lixadmontia franki is a species
first scientifically identified in 1993
in the Honduran mountains. All of
the flies released todaywere raised
at the University of Florida's Nor-
man C. Hayslip Biological Control
Research and Containment Labo-
ratory near Fort Pierce. Today's
fly release and others in recent
months are the culmination of
17 years of research to ensure the
flies will attack only Mexican bro-
meliad weevil larvae. The permit-
ted releases required approval by
several government agencies.
"We are grateful to the Florida
Council of Bromeliad Societies
and to the South Florida Water
Management District for their gen-
erous support of this research,"
said John Capinera, Ph.D., Uni-
versity of Florida professor and
entomology department chair.
"Officials with the two organiza-
tions have seen the devastation of
our native bromeliads, and they
understand its value to Florida's
environment. We are all working
together for the same goal to
save Florida's native bromeliads
from destruction."


Ag program application deadline coming soon


The U.S. Department of Ag-
riculture's Natural Resources
Conservation Service has a con-
servation program that can help
farmers and ranchers pay for con-
servation practices that prevent
erosion, improve water quality,
and provide habitat for wildlife.
The Environmental Quality In-
centives Program (EQIP) is a key
program under the 2002 Farm
Bill that provides federal cost-
share funds to working farms
and ranches for conservation im-
provements. The 2008 EQIP ap-


plication period will remain open
until Nov. 13;
EQIP provides incentive pay-
ments and cost-share funds to
private agricultural and livestock
producers to implement conser-
vation practices. The program
promotes agricultural produc-
tion and environmental quality as
compatible goals. Like all NRCS
programs, participation is volun-
tary.
The early deadline is a con-
tinuing effort to improve the
funding process. The accelerated


program cut-off date will allow
producers time to complete prac-
tices during the first years of their
contracts. The earlier application
deadline date will also help ac-
commodate field work in prepa-
ration for fall projects.
The accelerated process makes
early contact with the NRCS staff
more important than ever. NRCS
would encourage our farmers
and ranchers to come in and visit
with our local field staff now. We
know that producers that get in
early have more time to resolve


certain program or land eligibility
issues.
As with all NRCS programs,
EQIP is a voluntary program that
is intended to yield high quality,
productive soils; clean and abun-
dant water; healthy plant and
animal communities; clean air;
an adequate energy supply; and
working farms and ranchlands.
For more information on the
2008 EQIP program, contact your
local NRCS District Conservation-
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Bronson announces new food safety partnership


TALLAHASSEE Florida Ag-
riculture and Consumer Services
Commissioner Charles H. Bron-
son has announced that the Flori-
da Department of Agriculture and
Consumer Services will work with
the University of Florida, Institute
of Food and Agricultural Sciences
(IFAS), to develop and deliver
statewide food safety educational
materials and training for agricul-
tural producers and workers.
The Food Safety Partnership


Program will enhance the safety
and competitiveness of Florida
specialty crops. The program
is funded by the USDA Specialty
Crop Block Grant in the amount
of $253,000 and will be a multi-
year program.
"It is critical to develop and
provide materials, training and
outreach activities, so that pro-
ducers and production personnel
adopt and adhere to good food
safety practices to protect the


public," Mr. Bronson said.
The training and materials,
which will be printed in both Eng-
lish and Spanish, will be provided
statewide by Florida extension
professionals to producers, field
workers, packers and re-pack-
ers of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Currently, few materials exist to
train farm workers in food safety
practices. Food safety require-
ments must be clearly commu-
nicated at all levels of production


and handling, Mr. Bronson said.
To keep Florida specialty crops
competitive and to ensure safe
consumption, a series of prac-
tices must be followed to prevent
and reduce microbial or chemical
contamination. The Food Safety
Partnership Program will target
crops associated with the highest
risk of food-borne illness and at
the greatest level of production in
Florida -- tomatoes, leafy greens,
melons and berries.


Florida is the No. 2 producer
of fruits and vegetables in the na-
tion. Cash receipts for agriculture
production in Florida for 2005
were $7.759 billion. According to
USDA data, more than 45 percent
of this amount was derived from
specialty crop production of fresh
fruits and vegetables. The U.S.
Food and Drug Administration
(FDA) reports that 12 percent of
food-borne illnesses associated
with outbreaks are caused by pro-


duce consumption.
Mr. Bronson said the food safe-
ty training and educational mate-
rials will address safe handling,
production and packing of fruits
and vegetables.
"While this issue is important
for our growers to remain com-
petitive in the global marketplace,
it is critically important for the
safety of the consuming public,"
Mr. Bronson said.


Everglades projects help rural economies


WEST PALM BEACH Boost-
ing South Florida's economic
outlook is successfully proving to
be an added bonus of Everglades
restoration as employment and
business opportunities continue
to expand with the South Florida
Water Management District. The
District recently strengthened its
partnerships with workforce de-
velopment organizations, com-
munity colleges and non-profits
to train area workers and provide
the goods and services needed to
tackle $1.8 billion in Everglades
Restoration projects.
Two District initiatives, the
Small Business Enterprise pro-
gram and Workforce Training Ini-
tiative, are functioning in concert
to boost contract prospects for lo-
cal businesses in the Palm Beach,
Hendry, Lee, Martin and St. Lucie
county areas, while at the same
time increasing the availability of
skilled workers needed to oper-
ate bulldozers, drive dump trucks
and pour concrete. These efforts
are helping to expand contract
prospects for minority businesses
as well.
STo date, more than $11 million
has been spent throughout Flor-
ida on subcontractors and direct
purchases for restoration projects
-- approximately 75 percent of the


total service dollars -- with more
than $5 million spent within the
District's 16-county region. In the
immediate Pahokee, South Bay
, Belle Glade and Clewiston ar-
eas, approximately $2.2 million
has been spent to date. One ex-
ample is the purchase of vehicles
needed to support work on the
Everglades Agricultural Area Res-
ervoir project near South Bay .
More than 30 vehicles have been
purchased from Belle Glade area
dealerships.
"Everglades Restoration proj-
ects are bringing measurable
improvement to local economies
and the environment," said Dis-
trict Governing Board Member
Patrick Rooney. "It's a winning
combination."
Workforce Training
Initiative
To increase the availability of
qualified local workers, the Dis-
trict contracted with the Educa-
tion Center of Southwest Florida
and with Palm Beach Community
College to train and certify work-
ers in heavy equipment operation
and construction trades.
The District has invested more
than $1.2 million in partnerships
with these two institutions. To


date, their training programs have
produced 131 construction craft
graduates and 130 heavy equip-
ment graduates. Depending on
experience and certifications,
construction graduates can earn
$12 to $35 an hour; heavy equip-
ment graduates can earn $12 to
$22 an hour.
To date, Southern Everglades
Restoration work has created
more than 250 jobs, and generat-
ed more than $5 million in payroll
to area residents.
Small Business
Enterprise
To expand its vendor lists, the
District has certified more than
1,000 small businesses to work
on Everglades Restoration proj-
ects. Through the Small Busi-
ness Enterprise program, these
businesses are given additional
consideration when the District
solicits project bids and propos-
als. The list of certified businesses
is also made directly available to
large contractors seeking quali-
fied subcontractors.
The Small Business Enterprise
program is heavily promoted at
the grassroots level through com-.
munity resource groups, African-
American and Hispanic builder


Keep pets safe this Halloween


COLLEGE STATION Hallow-
een can be a doggone scary time
for pets, and there's no doubt little
Sparky can get easily spooked.
For pets, Halloween night can
turn into a real nightmare if pre-
cautions aren't taken to protect
them, says Patty Hug, a small ani-
mal veterinary technician in the
- College of Veterinary Medicine
& Biomedical Sciences at Texas
A&M University.
Like most holidays, Halloween
brings extra guests to your door-
step and into your pet's territory.
Pets accustomed to large crowds
of visitors should have little
trouble adjusting, says Hug, but
other pets may be frightened by
your new (and strangely dressed)
guests.
"If you are hosting a Hallow-
een party, it is best to designate
an area for your pet, such as the
bedroom, where they can con-
stantly be separated from the
guests," says Hug. "The scent of
the owner in the bedroom will
comfort the animal and keep it
from feeling abandoned."
If you don't have a suitable
area to designate as doggie's do-
main, consider boarding your pet
at a separate location. "Let a trust-
ed friend take care of your pet for
the night or ask your veterinarian
if they offer boarding," Hug sug-
gests.
If you prefer to keep your
kooky creatures by your side on
All Hollow's Eve, be sure to re-
strain them. "A leash should keep
the pet from frightening trick-or-
treaters and from running out the
door into danger," says Hug.
For pets that live outdoors, take


"It is important to remember that it isn't natural for
animals to wear costumes, so they may need to be
trained to become comfortable in them. Avoid any
costume that impedes their limbs or obstructs their
vision. Simple, one-piece costumes tied loosely at
the neck are the best options."
Patty Hug,
small animal veterinary technician, College of Veterinary
Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University


extra precautions to ensure there
is a substantial barrier between
them and potentially dangerous
passers-by.
"Keep your animals in a fenced
area with a ceiling, if possible,"
advises Hug. "This may keep the
animal from escaping and keep
children from throwing candy
- particularly chocolate, which
is toxic to pets into the fenced
area."
Even when protected by a
fence, some pets become fright-
ened by the constant movement
and noise that comes with Hal-
loween. "When in doubt, move
the pet indoors to a safe area,"
advises Hug.
That advice counts double for
owners of black cats.
While Hug warns that all pets
are in potentially serious danger
on Halloween, black cats have
particularly bad luck on this
haunting holiday. "Some people
hold superstitions about black
cats and seek to harm them as
part of a malicious joke," warns
Hug. "It is up to the owner to pro-
tect pets from increased risk."
In an attempt to protect black


cats, many pet stores refuse to sell
them on or around Halloween. If
you have black kittens to sell or
give away, November might be
a better month to find your feline
friends new homes.
If your black cat wants to dis-
guise himself this Halloween or
if he just wants to be a cowboy.
or astronaut for one night, a cos-
tume is an easy way to do just
that. "It is important to remember
that it isn't natural for animals to
wear costumes, so they may need
to be trained to become comfort-
able in them," says Hug. "Avoid
any costume that impedes their
limbs or obstructs their vision.
Simple, one-piece costumes tied
loosely at the neck are the best
options."
When dressing your home
for Halloween, place decorations
out of your pet's reach, says Hug.
"Never leave your pet alone in a
room with a burning candle or
candy decorations. If you suspect
your pet has eaten candy, look for
vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy and
seizure-like activity. Immediately
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DBL CREMATORIUM NICHE-
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urns, $750 (302)730-1147
(Delaware)


DOG: Found in prairie vicinity.
288 marker on Peevine. Tan,
female, no collar. PIs. call
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w/orange reflective collar.
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Job Information 225
Job Training 227
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Call (863)467-4959
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Business
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Money Lenders 310
Tax Preparation 315




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Babysitting 405
Child Care Needed410
Child Care Offered415
Instruction 420
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Insurance 430
Medical Services435




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For all your lawn care needs!
FOR A FREE
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Call Bill (863)675-3995


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Merchandise



Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Bicycles 530
Books & Magazines535
Building Materials540
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Carpets/Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
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Cruises 590
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Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
Furs 615
Health & Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating Equipment/
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Household Items 630
Jewelry 635
Lamps/Lights 640
Luggage 645
Medical Items 650
Miscellaneous 655
Musical Instruments 660
Office Supplies/
Equipment 665
Pets/Supplies/
Services 670
Photography 675
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools & Supplies 685
Restaurant
Equipment 690
Satellite 695
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Television/Radio 715
Tickets 720
Tools 725
Tos & Games 730
V9Rs 735
Wanted to Buy 740




AIR COND- 3 1/4 ton w/ heat,
used 2 months, $600
(863)357-2301 or
(804)761-9253
AIR COND- 3 ton, needs gas,
$200 or best offer
(863)357-2301 or
(804)761-9253
AIR CONDITIONER For single
wide trailer, Coleman Sun-
catcher Model 7456-901.
$300 (863)467-9942
AIR CONDITIONER UNIT -
Janitrol Model PCK048-1, 3
ton in size. $600
(863)467-9942
MOBILE HOME PACKAGE
UNIT- 5 ton. $1500
(863)673-0920


ANTIQUE FIREPLACE- 1950's,
small cast iron, brass trim.
$375 (863)610-1276
BATH TUB, Antique, Claw
Foot, Large. Good condition.
$200. or best offer.
(561)261-0766
DESK Mahogany,Chip & Dale
style/vanity. Great condition.
$400. Firm (863)634-0812


ELECTRIC STOVE Very good
condition. $75 or best offer.
(863)517-0244
GAS STOVE, Magic Chef, 30",
white & GAS DRYER, Frigi-
daire, white, $450 will sell
sep. (863)467-6886
PORT DISHWASHER West-
inghouse, excellent condi-
tion, $65 (863)675-7439 if
Sno answer leave message
REFRIGERATOR- 26 cu ft,
with ice maker, works great,
$100 (863)675-7514


REFRIGERATOR, Maytag,
white, freezer on top, $200.
(863)467-6886 or
561-723-0257
STOVE Electric, Excellent
condition. Full size. $75.
(863)517-1569
WASHER & DRYER GE, 8
cycle, 2 spd, heavy duty,
dryer 5 cycle, matching set,
$100 (863)467-9048
WASHER & DRYER Works
great. $200 (863)634-5471
WASHER & DRYER SET -
Whirlpool. Works great.
$175 for the pair, will sep.
(863)675-0104/517-0566
WHIRLPOOL WASHER
White, in excellent condition.
$125 firm. (863)517-0244



WOODEN SHED- 8 x 6, one
window. $1500
(863)763-8201


TANNING BED- 28 bulb,
Standing booth, Tanning Hut,
Good cond. $500 or best of-
fer. 863-634-9119


BICYCLE CARRIERS (2) Fits
on car, $20 will sell separate
(863)763-7609
ROADMASTER, 24" girls,
mountain bike, new condi-
tion. $30 (863)824-0473



Letting Go By Holding Tight,
a mother's insight into loss
and recovery. Powerful new
book. Beautifully packaged
by author. Available for $10
at Ebay or from
KramerLettingGo@aol.com
NEW ENCYLCOPEDIA SET -
Funk & Wagnalls, 34 book
set, good cond. $100 or best
offer. (305)797-3690 Iv msg



METAL ROOFING. SAVE $$$
buy direct from manufactur-
er. 20 colors in stock with all
accessories. Quick turn
around. Delivery Available..
(352)498-0778 Toll free
(888)393-0335 code 24.
www.GulfCoastSupply.com.
Steel Buildings: Before Price
increase sale. 30x40 to
100x100. Serious Buyers
Only Limited
(772)595-9002.



BATHROOM VANITY TOP -
beige formica, w/bowl & fau-
cet, 26x23, like new, $50
(863)467-8681
BATHROOM VANITY TOPS (2)
beige formica, w/bowl & fau-
cet. 48x23, like new, $150
will sep (863)467-8681
SEPTIC TANK 1350 gallon,
fiberglass, new. $400 or
best offer. (863)763-6297
STAIRS/5 STEPS 36", for
Modular Home. Fiberglass
w/Dbl. hand rail. Good con-
dition. $50. 863-467-7197


BED: TWIN, Little Tykes, Clas-
sic Corvette. $100.
(863)467-6192
CAPTIANS BED- Complete
w/mattress & matching
chest, good cond. $100. or
best offer. (863)675-0600
CONVERTIBLE CRIB, Winnie
the Pooh, white, $75 or best
offer (863)634-0464
CRIB: Good condition. $200.
(863)634-6003


TODDLER BED GUARD Safe-
ty 1st, expandable, exc cond.
$20 (954)632-8636 LaBelle


HERMAN SURVIVOR MEANS
BOOTS- size 12, asking $20
(863)763-0669
LADIES CLOTHES- Size 3X,
Pants, shirts & dresses.
Good condition. $300.
(239)292-7509 Clewiston



DELL COMPUTER SYSTEM-
Fast, Great for school or
Seniors. $99.
(863)517-2782 Tony
LEARNING RAINBOW PRO-
GRAM Stepping Stones to
Knowledge. $100 or best of-
fer. (305)797-3690 Iv msg


BED Twin size, w/trundle,
dresser & computer desk in
one unit. $450
(863)634-2975
BED, Craftmatic, twin, bought
new 1 yr. ago for $2513, sell
for $1200 or best offer.
(863)697-6047
BED, King Size, Nautilus, Paid
$2000. Asking $600 or best
offer. (863)467-9402
BEDROOM SET: Blonde,
Dresser w/ Mirror, Night
stand & Dbl. headboard.
$120. (863)467-8924
CHAIR Mauve colored. $20
863)467-1547 or
863)532-9701
COFFEE TABLES 4 glass top,
3 with mirrors, must see.
$100 for all. (863)763-3982
COMPUTER DESK- Pine, solid
wood, w/attached book
shelves, 42"H x 30.5"W x
21"D. $100 (863)763-4134
COUCH- black leather w/built
in recliners, good condition,
$200 (863)983-4940
CRAFTMATIC BED- twin size,
back & legs raise, massager,
paid over $2000 asking
$300 neg (863)763-7161
DESK- Black & tan, large. $40
(863)824-3358
DESK Solid wood, 5 drawer,
Great condition. $60.
(863)634-0812
DESK- French Provincial, with
a hutch, good condition,
$125 (863)763-0583
DINETTE W/glass table top.
$100 (863)467-1547 or
(863)532-9701
ELEC LIFT CHAIR Recliner,
battery backup, beige micro
sued fabric, $500
(863)467-4340
ENTER CENTER- 92"W X
78"H, glass shelves, mir-
rored back, orig $1600, take
$400 neg (863)763-7161
FLEXSTEEL RECLINER like
new, burgundy, $150 or best
offer or trade for like new lift
chair (863)634-9620 Okee
LIFT CHAIRS (2) Good condi-
tion. $650 for both, will sep.
(863)801-4949
LIVING ROOM SUITE- Lt beige
upholster, like new. $350
(863)763-4106 after 5:30
MATTRESS & BOX SPRING-
Double size, excellent condi-
tion. $50 (561)358-0131
RECLINER, electric, bought
new 1 yr. ago for $600,
great cond., sell for $350 or
best offer. (863)697-6047
SECTIONAL- two piece w/otto-
man. Microfiber, creme ask-
ing $750 or best offer
(863)675-4098 evenings
TABLE, Blonde w/ 4 newly up-
holstered chairs. Round & w/
leaf... Oval. $125.
(863)467-8924


WICKER CHAIR- Tall, white,
good condition. $25
(863)467-6984,



GOLF CART: CUSHMAN, 6
seater. 4 new tires. 6 new
batteries & new charger.
$1200. (863)610-0019


SHOTGUN, 410, 44 Magnum,
45 Long Colt, Winchester
3030, $1625 will sell separ-
ately. (863)532-9881
S&W MODEL 640- Stainless
357 mag. $425. Firm.
(772)461-8822 Ft. Pierce



ELLIPTICAL EXERCISER -
Weslo Momentum 610,
nearly new, $150 or best of-
fer. (863)635-6677
TREADMILL Heavy Duty.
Originally $1500, Will sell for
$500. Call (863)675-0246



KEROSENE HEATERS (2)
Large. $50 for both, will sep.
(863)357-2816



COMFORTOR, Twin size, red,
lightweight w/matching
sham & accent rug, exc.
cond. $30 (863)634-5038
ROOM DIVIDER, Beaded, can
be used as a window panel,
feminine colors, exc. cond.
$20 (863)634-5038


BRACELET & MATCHING
RING- Men's, Indian Tur-
quoise & coral, w/bear claw.
$650. Neg. (863)357-0276
LADIES DIAM. RINGS & ear-
rings, 1-20" gold necklace,
$600 neg or will sell separ-
ate. (863)634-9620 Okee.



PATIO FURN.: Wrought iron,
Green, 2 loveseats, 4 rock-
ers, 4 chairs, umbrella... lots
more! $200 (863)763-4789


IONIZER'S (2) Like new. Paid
$155 each, asking $200 will
separate. (863)634-9898
POWER CHAIR: Pride Jazzy
#1113 w/joystick. Exc cond.
Small turn radius. Now
$750. (863)763-6907
WALKER With wheels & feet.
Will hold over 300lbs. Cost
$500. Will sell for $200 or
best offer. (239)292-7509
WHEEL CHAIR New, Large
size & Apnea Machine &
Respirator, $300 or best of-
fer. Will sep. (863)675-7963
WHEEL CHAIR LIFT- to be in-
stalled on Van. Like Brand
new, $800 or best of-
fer(863)697-0310


AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train
for high paying Aviation
Maintenance Career. FAA ap-
proved program. Financial
aid if qualified Job place-
ment assistance. CALL Avia-
tion Institute of Maintenance
(888)349-5387.
DIVORCE$275-$350*COVERS
children, etc. Only one signa-
ture required! *Excludes
govt. fees! Call weekdays
800)462-2000, ext.600.
8am-6pm) Alta Divorce,
LC. Established 1977.


ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE
from home. Medical, busi-
ness, paralegal, computers,
criminal justice. Job place-
ment assistance. Financial
aid and computer provided if
qualified. Call
(866)858-2121, www.Onli-
neTidewaterTech.com.
CONVEYORS, (2), aluminum,
each 10' long, can be
hooked together, good
wheels, $60. (863)697-9704
DISPLAY CASE- 6ft, asking
$100 (863)357-6970
DRUMS 8, 55 gallon, heavy
plastic, clean. $150,
(863)467-9390 Okeechobee
GLASS DISPLAY CASES
1-4FT & 2-5FT, asking $150
for all or will sell separate
(863)357-6970
GOING TO ALASKA? Check
Out The Alaska Value Experts
First! www.alaskaoffers.com
or Call (800)922-9000.
INTERNATIONAL BUS '69,
converted, to RV, airbrakes,
rear eng., $500 or best of-
fer. (863)673-6738
METAL GATE 10', tubular,
9'7" long x 50" tall, $35.
(863)634-2805
PRESSURE WASHER, 800
Ibs., good cond., $500.
(863)674-1409
Security Bars, for window,
$800 will sell separately.
(239)657-6211
TANK 500 gal. diesel or gas,
Manual, no wheels. Good
condition. $250.
(863)673-5852
TOILET- Complete, Gold in
color, Good flusher. $40.
Firm. (863)467-0007
WATER TROUGH Rubber-
maid, 70 gallon, $40.
(863)634-2805



ALTO SAXOPHONE- Only $50.
(863)697-1443
PA SYSTEM: TRAYNOR, 6
Channel w/ reverb. $250.
(863)467-9402
STELLA HARMONY PARLOR
GUITAR second owner,
exc cond., in orig case, $350
neg. (863)467-0627


BABY MINI POT
BELLY PIGS
$100
(863)983-7702
BOSTON TERRIER PUP- 7
wks old. $250.
(863)763-8201
DOG BOX Custom built. $250
(863)467-7197
PET CAGE, 4' tall, black. $25
(863)697-0465
RED BONE HOUND- 7 mo. old,
Full blooded Very friendly,
Loves to play, Very good
w/kid's. $150. (863)261-5666
REEF TANK, 125 gal., salt wa-
ter, cherry finish, w/rock,
fish & invertebrates & extras,
$1,000 neg. (863)697-3890
SADDLES Wintec English
saddles (1) 16" & (1) 17".
Used only a few times. $950.
will sep. (863)447-2395
Join al the people who
say, "I sold it in the clas-
sllmeds."


POLARIOD CAMERA $20.
(302)856-6165



LEISURE SPA- 2 seats & 1 re-
cliner. Used very little. $800.
Firm. (863)467-0007


SEW MACH ,Kenmore, ro-
tary, 117.552, 117.812, ,;
w/instr. book, attachments,
$200 neg (863)467-8717


BASKETBALL HOOP Large,
metal, like new, has ball. $40
(863)824-3358
FISHING ROD- New, Salt wa-
ter, Trinidad 40 reel & cus-
tom 8' rod. $450. or best".
offer. (863)357-0276
Hunting Buggy. Needs carbu-
retor. $1500.00 Call
863-634-2158.
POOL CUE Excellent condi-
tion. $30 (954)632-8636 La-
Belle


AMPLIFIER Clarion APX
4004, 2/3/4 Channel, $150
(863)824-7778
SPEAKERS (4) 12" Infinity -
Kappa Speakers, never used
$500 or sell separate
(863)824-7778
SUBWOOFER- 1 Memphis
12", Mojo Series, $100
(863)763-8797
SUBWOOFERS (4) JBL, 12"
$380. (863)634-6476


FLAT SCREEN TV- 64", w/cus-
tom Enter Center, asking.
$2500 will separate. ;
(239)707-4404
HITACHI, big screen, 42",
$350. (863)763-7460
PLASMA TV 42", 3 yrs old, -
made by LG, works great.
$600 (863)634-5471
SONY- With Wireless Head-
nhones, 36", Flat screen.
ardly'used. $750. or trade
for firearms (772)461-8822 "


AIR COMPRESSOR- Sailor
Bell, 10hp, w/new spare mo-
tor. 220v, Big enough to run a
shop. $1000. 863-674-0518
BUSH HOG Iron King, 5ft., 3
ears old, good condition.
300 (863)467-1655
Engine hoist, drill press, metal
toolbox, riding lawn motor
parts & more. $500 will sell
sep. (863)357-2623
GENERATOR: Briggs & Strat-
ton, 250 watts, 120 & 12
volts., 5 hp. $200.
863-675-1754
GENERATOR, Coleman, w/5hp
.motor, 2500 watt, on
wheels, motor runs, $95.
(863)697-9704
TOOLBOX Snap On, 8 drawer ;7
roll away, good condition. -,
$800 or best offer.,d
(863)763-4271
TOOLBOX TOOLS- Craftsman, +
brand new, still in-plastic. ,
$1800 (863)983-7100



FLOOR SWEEPER VACUUMS,
(2) Light weight. $10 for
both, will sep.
(863)357-2816
UPRIGHT VACUUM, Kirby
Generation 6, Attachments
included & shampooer, with
bags, $250. (863)763-3451
VACUUM CLEANER- Kirby,
has all parts, excellent condi-
tion. $500 (863)763-9527


CASSETTE TAPES Break-
through/World Harvest
Church, Message by Ron
Parsley. $5 (863)983-4314
VIDEO CAMERA $50.
(302)856-6165


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COMMERCIAL SEWING MA-
CHINE in good condition.
(863)763-2053

Agriculture



Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed/Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Farm Services
Offered 825
Farm Supplies/
Services Wanted 830
Fertilizer 835
Horses 840
Landscaping
Supplies 845
Lawn & Garden 850
Livestock 855
Poultry/Supplies 860
Seeds/Plants/
Flowers 865



SADDLE, Western, Cordura
16", New. Comes w/ Head
stall, reins & breast collar.
$250. neg. (863)983-8646



BUSH HOG, Howse, 4', very
good shape, $300 or trade
for finish mower.
(305)299-1203 Labelle
LAWNMOWER Riding, Snap-
per 38" cut electric start,
4.5 hp, exc cond. $1000
(772)873-8399 Buddy
PATIO BAR Curved, 3 doors,
light gray, 40"H x 60"L, very
heavy, excellent condition.
$200 (863)763-6640
RIDING LAWN MOWER -
Craftsman LT 2000, Used 3
times. Excellent condition.
$600. (863)467-0893
RIDING MOWER, Craftsman,
38" Cut. Great condition.
$200. (863)801-4519
TORO ZTR 2002, 42", 16.5 hp;
Good condition. Very clean.
Asking $2200.
(863)946-0299
WEEDWACKER, STHILE Pro-
fessional, straight shaft,
$150. Call 863-467-1958

Rentals



Apartments 905
Business Places 910
Commercial
Property 915
Condos/
Townhouses Rent920
Farm Property -
Rent 925
House Rent 930
+ Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rent 945
Roommate 950
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
Rent 960



$301/Mo! 4BR/2BA HUD
Home! (5% down 20 years
@ 8% apr) More Homes
Available from $1'99/Mo! For
listings call (800)366-9783
Ext 5669.
FROSTPROOF-Large lbr, with
carport & laundry room.
Dock privileges,
(863)635-3540


3BR/2BA Foreclosure!
$14,0001 Only $199/Mol 5%
down 20 years @ 8% apr.
Buy, 5/BR $298/Mo! For list-
ings (800)366-9783 Ext
5798.
HUD HOMES! 4BR/2BA
$199/mo! 5/BR Foreclosure!
$298/mol Stop Renting! 5%
dw, 20 yrs @ 8% apr For
Listings (800)366-9783 Ext
5853.


CLEAN PROFESSIONAL MALE
Seeks Same to share 4 BR, 2
BA. East of Okeechobee. $135
wk. Call (863)824-6112 or
(772)-349-8637

Real Estate



Business Places .
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property Sale 1010
Condos/
Townhouses Sale 1015
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection1060
Real Estate Wanted 1065


Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080




BUILDING & LAND
7200 sq ft-
Metal building on 1+ acre of
land, fenced, plenty of parking,
located on N. Industrial Loop,
LaBelle, Florida.
2400 sq ft- Office space under
A/C.
4800 sq ft- Warehouse area-3
large bays.
Call (863)675-4342 or
(863)673-1885 for more
Information.


3BR/2BA Foreclosure!
$15,900! Only $199/Mo! 5%
down 20 years @ 8% apr.
Buy, 5/BR $298/Mo! For list-
ings (800)366-9783 Ext
5760.
DUPLEX, 3BR, 1BA, Belmont
St. in LaBelle
(239)872-0596 Iv msg.
REDUCED, 2BR/1BA Detached
garage, fenced, large oak
trees. Next to Clinch Lake Boat
Landing. $65K. 863-638-3637



1ST TIME OFFERED Colorado
Mountain Ranch. 35 ACRES
$49,900. Priced for Quick
Sale. Overlooking a majestic
lake, beautifully treed, 360
degree mountain views, ad-
jacent to national forest. EZ
Terms. (866)353-4807.
AFFORDABLE LAKE PROPER-
TIES On pristine 34,000
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Four Seasons- Call
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Mountain Cabins, land & lake
homes of Blue Ridge. Call
FOUR SEASONS REALTY
your hometown specialists,
(877)BUY-MTNS or
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$79,900. On 18 hole cham-
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Enjoy low taxes & low. cost
living in top- rated cultural &
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for vacation/retirement. Call
now (866)334-3253 ext.
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4BR/2BA $229,000. New
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Financing Available.
(706)364-4200
VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS 5
acres riverfront on Big Reed
Island Creek near New River
State Park, fishing, view, pri-
vate, good access $89,500
(866)789-8535.

Mobile Homes



Mobile Home Lots 2005
Mobile Home Parts 2010
Mobile Homes Rent 2015
Mobile Homes Sale 2020




BABSON PARK, Move in
special! 1st month free w/paid
deposit. 2/1 starting at
$400/mo. 2/2 starting at
$550/mo. (863)605-0180



FLEETWOOD 14 x 70, 3 BR,
2BA, Remodeled. $2500
NOT firm! (239)246-8093.

Recreation



Boats 3005
Campers/RVs 3010
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles 3030
Sport Vehlcles/ATVs 3035

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AIRBOAT- 14 ft Apache Hull,
220 GPU. $5000 or best of-
fer. (863)697-1443
ALUM BOAT, 13ft., 15hp
Johnson, with roll on trailer,
runs great. $1000 or best of-
fer. (863)763-5631
BASS HOUND BOAT, 9/2 ft.,
w/trolling mtr., 2 Realtree
camo flip down seats, live
seats, $400. (863)697-3890
BOAT '93 Hurricane Fun
Deck boat, nice, great interi-
or, 115hp needs rebuilt
$1999 (863)675-3919
BOAT MOTOR, Johnson Evin-
rude, 14hp. OMC. Runs
great. $600 (863)763-7609


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863 763-6434
315 S. ParrottAvenue Okeechobee, FL 34974


BOAT TRAILER- for 21' boat,
great shape, to trade for 14
+ ft, utility trir., in same
cond., $700. (239)233-0413
BONITA, '88 17', open fisher-
man, w/'89 115hp Mariner
eng. & trlr., runs great,
$2000. (863)467-7123
BOSTON WHALER 13' 40hp
Evin, restored, restored trail-
er, $2999 (724)992-2893
(863)675-3919
BOW RIDER, 14', w/70hp
Jdhnson & trailer, some
work, $400 or best offer.
772-215-2236
DINGHY 10 ft glass, or tan-
dem oar locks, Boston Whal-
er look alike, perfect shape.
$250 (863)357-1784
FISHING BOAT 14 Ft., Alumi-
num w/ trailer. $300 or best
offer. (863)675-7963 La-
Belle
FISHING BOAT- 90 hp Evin-
rude, live wells, great cond,
w/trailer. Ready to go.
$2250 neg. (863)763-9998
FLATS BOAT '87- 14 ft, center
console, 25 hp Johnson, 40
Ib trolling motor. $2000
(863)673-1538 *
FLATS; BOAT '95- Fiberglass,
'00 90 hp Yamaha, alum trir,
trolling motor & push pole.
$4995 firm (863)983-7216
FOUR WINDS- 15 3/4', fiber-
glass, with trailer. 4 cyl Merc
cruiser inboard w/ Merc out-
drive. $700. (863)983-1865
KAYAKS- Pelican sit-in. Like
new. Includes all access.-car
carriers, paddles & sea
skirts. $300. (863)612-1357
MONARK '00 17 ft, 40 hp,
depth finder, easy load trail-
er. $1800 (863)528-4172
OPEN BOW BOAT, 17 Ft w/
Trailer. $1000 or best offer.
(863)763-0812
OUTBOARD MOTOR, '99
Yamaha, 225hp V-Max,
short shaft, exc. cond.
$3000. (863)674-0375
PONTOON 18 ft Weeres '03,
40 hp Mercury w/changing
room trailer included. $5000
(863)635-7383
PONTOON BOAT, 24 ft, Evin-
rude 50hp VRO, musl go
everything works. $41000
(863)634-0822 ,
PONTOON. BOAT- 24ft, new
carpet, runs great, new hyd
steering, 2 yr old trailer.
$3700 (772)342-7304
SMOKER CRAFT PONTOON,
'02, 22', many extras, 115hp
Yamaha, 4 stroke, w/trlr.,
custom made cover, like
new, $15,000 or best offer.
(772)597-2344 aft 5pm
TRI HULL, 16', galvanized 20'
trr., 35hp motor, runs good,
carpeted, 4 seats, $900.
(863)983-6042


GMC CAMPER VAN '86- High-
top, Mechanically restored,
Receipts, $2500. or trade for
auto (561)254-7458 Clewist.
TOY HAULER,'02, Forest Riv-
er, 24', new tires, new bat-
tery, $15,000 or best offer.
(863)610-0329



TRAVEL TRAILER: '78, 23Ft.
L. Toilet & shower, fridge.,
sink, bed. Everything works.
$1500 (760)608-2014



AIR BOAT PROP Brand new,
Adjust. diameter. 68-80"
Warp drive. 6 blade $2000
Call Kenny 772-260-5680
AIR BOAT PROPELLER Used
72" 6 blade warp drive.
$1000. Call (772)260-5680
& ask for Kenny.
BOAT. MOTOR- Mercury 200
and hydraulic steering, free
boat & trailer. $1200
(863)801-4555


CLASSIC TRIUMPH, 1969 650
cc, black, $2,500. Call
863-674-0898/517-1019
HONDA 305 DREAM 1963,
Perfect condition. Collectors
items. Manual & Tool kit.
$3000. (727)501-3055
HONDA GL 1100 '85- good
shape, asking $600 or best
offer(863)610-0644
HONDA SHADOW SABRE
1100, '02, w/k mi., custom
headlamps & much more,
$4999. (863)885-2804
KAWASAKI NINJA: 1000 cc's,.
1700 mis. $2500 or best of-
fer. (760)608-2014
MINI BIKE 3'A hp, New tires,
newer clutch. Runs good.
$250. or best offer.
(863)634-9737 Lv msg
MOTORCYCLE TRIKE, 1994 -
VW eng. & frame, black/sil-
ver, $2,500. 863-674-0898
or 863-517-1019
SUZUKI '01- 805 cc V-Twin
liquid cooled, low miles, all
the options, better than new
$3750 (863)612-0345


SUZUKI INTRUDER VOLUSIA-
'02, 805, 6K mi., 2 tone sil-
ver. Good shape. Runs great.
$3100. Neg. (863)824-7607


HONDA 250R '85, 3-Wheeler,
2 stroke, very fast, some ex-
tras. $1500 or best offer.
(863)447-5212
SUZUKI RM 125 '00 Racing
dirt bike, runs good. $1600
or best offer. (863)763-4271
THREE WHEELER 250 SX '95
Runs good, needs carb
work, & a 250 SX for parts.
$600/all. (863)634-7702
YAMAHA PW50 '03 Dirt bike,
has training wheels, great
condition. $800 or best offer.
(239)731-5912/633-6777


COACHMEN '91, 33ft. Very
good cond., Orig. owner.
Towed only 1600 mi. $4999.
Firm (863)612-0515 Lv msg
CONAIR, Mint. Must see.
$3500 (863)261-2848

Automobiles

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Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Construction
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



BUICK LESABRE '91- new
tires, runs new, 'cold AC,
77K, $3500(772)332-6896
BUICK PARK AVE '93 good
condition, $1975 or best of-
fer (863)634-1830 Russ
BUICK REGAL '95, 2 door,
AM/FM Cassette, Very cold
A/C, Pwr windowslocks.
$1800. Neg. (863)634-6626
BUICK SKYLARK- '85, New
brakes, radiator, A/C less than
1 yr old. Runs great. Needs
TLC $650. (863)697-8250
CADILLAC FLEETWOOD '92 -
Runs good. $800 or best of-
fer. (863)824-3471
CADILLIAC DEVILLE '97,
4.6L, 4 dr, Runs good. Needs
A/C pump. Must see to appre-
ciate. $2000. (863)673-5852
CAMARO Z28- '95, Flowmas-
ters, Street Fighter superchip,
Full K&N intake & more.
$1500. (863)801-5176
CHEVY CAMARO RS, '97 -
conv., needs brake work &
cosmetics, $1700. neg.
(863)673-3513 LaBelle
DODGE INTREPID '95- Runs.
$800 or best offer.
(863)599-0192
DODGE STRATUS, '00, auto,
a/c, all power, $2500.
(863)634-0464 ask for Jere
my
FORD CROWN VIC LTD '88-
New eng, plugs, fuel filter,
exc cond, everything works.
$2000 (863)946-3626
FORD ESCORT WAGON, '98,
for parts, clean title, new 5
spd. trans, new clutch pkg.,
$300. (863)674-5752
FORD MUSTANG GT '02 -
.6L V8, 5 spd, leather, 6
cd/anmfm stereo, new tires.
$10,000 or best offer.
(863)946-1381
FORD TAURUS '97- Exc cond,
leather int, pw, pl, ac, moon-
roof, new tires, bad motor
$1000 (239)349-0681
HYUNDAI, '01, exc. cond.,
asking $2,000.
(863)357-2623
LINCOLN TOWN CAR, '88,
good cond., $1,000 or best
offer. (863)674-1409
MERCURY COUGAR '93 -
Good body but engine needs
work. $300 or best offer.
(863)467-0987/261-1371
MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE '93-17"
Moma's, runs good. $1500
or best offer. (239)210-1475
MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE -
'95, A/NC, New top. New
paint Runs great. $5000. or
best offer. (863)763-4746
NISSAN SENTRA SW '85-
manual 5 spd, 90+k miles,
engine & trans rebuilt, good
shape $900 (863)635-3643
PARTS CAR Cadillac STS
'96, bad trans, no title. $500
(863)467-5401 or
(772)359-2923
PONTIAC TRANS AM '87 T-
tops, many new parts,
$1400 or best offer
(863)357-1772 / 801-4690
TOYOTA '87- 4x4, 5 speed,
ext. cab, 22 R Turbo, excel-
lent condition $3000 or best
offer (239)229-8518
TOYOTA CAMRY 1986 -
Needs timing belt. $800 or
best offer. 561-262-0510
TOYOTA COROLLA VE '98-


101K, cold AC. Runs like
new, new tires & brakes,
$3800 (772)332-6896
Find It aster. Sel It soon-
er In the classfleds


I Publ i Notice500


NOTICE OF PROPOSED BRANCH OFFICE
Notice is hereby given that Citizens Bank & Trust, 2 East Wall Street, Frostproof, FL
33843 has submitted an application to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation,
Atlanta, GA for its written approval to establish a branch office.
The proposed branch office will be located at 122 East Pine Street, Lakeland, FL
33801 and will serve the bank's individual and commercial customers in Lakeo
land, Florida.
Any person wishin to comment on this application may file his or her comments ir
writing with the Regional Director (DSC) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corpos
ration at its regional office located at Suite 800, 10 Tenth Street N.E., :ii.a,
Georgia 30309-3906. Comments by interested parties must be received ', ii,
appropriate regional director (0SC) within 15 days after the date of last newspa-
per publication The non-confidential portions of the application are on file in the
regional office and are available for public inspection dorinn regular business
hours. Photocopies of the non-confidential portion of the i.. r,,j, ii. will be
made available upon request.
243903 FN 10/18/07


CHEVY BLAZER '89- Off road
vehicle, inclds 2 rolling chas-
sis (parts & all). $2500 for
all. (863)983-7100


CLUB CAR- loaded, with
charger, excellent condition,
$1700 (863)673-5947
GOLF CART- 3 wheel Easy Go,
w/new charger, runs good,
$650 (863)673-4660
GOLF CART BATTERIES-(6)
$90 For all or will sell separ-
ate (863)635-3824
GOLF CARTS 3 wheel Easy
Go, new charger & good bat-
teries, $600 (863)675-3850


CAMPER TOP Grey, fits
short bed, full size pick up.
$150 (863)634-2975
COVER For trucks, vans &
sport utility vehicles, like
new. $30 (863)763-0669
FORD ENGINE- '97, 32 valve,
111,000 mi valve covers,
headers, H-pipe, all for
$1200 (863)634-8360
FRONT CHROME BUMPER &
GRILL for Ford F250 clear
headlights, 3rd brake light,
$150. (863)697-2032
MOTOR for Chevy, 350,
complete w/transmission,
'76 Model, 65k mi., $450.
(863)673-6738
NISSAN SENTRA '87 good
tires, new battery, blown
head, good for parts $350
(863)467-4518
PARTS CAR Pontiac Grand
Am '95. $400
(772)359-2923 or
863)467-5401
PONEY MOTOR: '94, John
Deere/Turbo Diesel, 4 cyl.,
#4039T w/hydraulic pump.
$2000 neg. (561)719-9391
RACING BUCKET STYLE
SEATS Universal fit, asking
$100 (863)634-7157
RIMS 18", Lexani, excellent
condition, paid over 3k.
$1800 or best offer.
(863)467-0987/261-1371
RIMS & TIRES- New 20"
3;rrs, 16K mi;le on tires,
$,600 (239707-4407
RIMS, chrome, 20", w/5 on
4.5 or 5 on 4.75, bolt pat-
tern, $400 neg.
(863)697-0328 Heather
RIMS- Chrome, 6 lug, 15".
$150 .or best. offer.
(863)634-8902
SUN VISOR- For 3500 GM
Truck with holes for Cab
lights. $95. (863)357-1714
TAILGATE Fits F350, blue sil-
ver. $400 (772)873-8399
TIRES 4, Nitto Terra Grappler
325/60, R18. Still have
25%-35% tread. $200. Call
,(863)634-0955
TIRES & RIMS- 265/75/R16,
aluminum rims. $350 or best
offer. (863)634-8902
TIRES 17"- (4) asking $60
(863)763-8797
TIRES: 37x12.5x20 Super
Swamper SSR, 75% tread.
$675 or best offer.
(239)657-8493
,TIRES: 5-M/T, Baja,
31x13.5x15 on 10" Cragar
Rims. 1K on tires. $900 or
best offer. (239)657-8493
TRANS.: ALLISON '94, 4 spd.,
model 545. 21K, fly wheel
starter/converter/adaptor.
$1500 neg. (561)719-9391
TRUCK CAP- Fiberglass for
step side pick up truck. $100
or best offer. (863)357-6315
TRUCK PARTS- '97 Ford
F-250 4x4 all. running gear.
$2000. 863-467-5401 or
772-359-2923
WHEELS, KMC Balzac, 22",
fits Ford Superduty w/8 on
170. bolt pattern, like new,
$1800. (863)697-0328
WHEELS/TIRES- Pacer Juice,
8 lug Nitto Terra Grappler
305/55R20 Lugnuts/ctr caps
incl. $750. (863)634-2131


CHEVY SILVERADO C1500-
'96, Ext'd cab. Loaded, 140K
mi., Very good cond. $5000.
(863)763-4586
CHEW SILVERADO P/U '81
Pwr wirndows/locks, tilt
steering, long wheel base.
$1200 neg. (863)634-9737
FORD 100 '70, 360 motor, 3
speed on column, $900
(865)789-1647
FORD 250 '86 4 wd, 4 spd,
body in good shape, great
mud truck, custom running
boards $750 (863)467-2231
FORD F150 '90- 4 wd, good
woods truck, needs clutch.
$500 (863)697-1563
FORD F150, '97, V8, cold a/c,
great work truck, $2500.
(863)634-8519
FORD F350, '99, Mark III Se-
ries, 7.3 diesel mtr., white,
crew cab, full cap, 130k ml.,
new tires, clean truck,
$12,500. (863)610-0329
FORD PICKUP, '94, cold a/c, 4


new tires, 137,500 orig. mi.,
great cond., $2400.
(863)673-6819


FORD RANGER '92, Red, Ex-
tended cab, 6 cyl, Runs
good. $1000.
(863)673-3358/673-3354
GMC PICKUP, '89 3/4 ton,
4x4, longbed, truck in La-
Belle, $1500 or best offer.
(863)675-3806
MAZDA 82200, '86, blue, runs
good, $800 or best offer.
S(239)728-8521
MUD TRUCK FORD RANGER
'94- On '91 F150 4x4 frame,
302 eng, auto, 36" tires.
$2000 neg. (863)634-7154
PONTIAC PICKUP, '85, rebuilt
motor, exc. cond., $2,000.
(863)357-2623
TAILGATE- Vented for 1 ton
box truck. Very good condi-
tion. $149. 302-357-1714
TOOL BOX- black, asking $30
(863)634-7157


FORD EXPLORER '92, Black,
4x4, Runs good. Good con-
dition. $1995.
(863)673-3358/673-3354
FORD EXPLORER 1995, Good
condition. $3500.
(863)467-3070 or
(863)610-8691
FORD EXPLORER '98- Sport
Edition, new tires, runs &
looks good $2500 Firm
(863)674-0518 ;
GMC SUBURBAN '88, HD
Tow pkg. 454 Big Block Chevy
eng. Runs great. $4200 or
best offer. (863)763-4746
SUBURBAN '85 runs great,
needs a little work, $500
(561)743-3932 or
561)401-5102 Kevin


BOX TRAILER- 16 ft, inside
lights, shelving, tandem axle.
$1900 (772)342-7304
LANDSCAPE TRAILER, 7x18
good condition, $1600
(863)840-0505
UTILITY TRAILER: 6 Ft. 6 In. x
14 Ft. Excellent cond. Ask-
ing $850. (863)673-4660


CHEVY ASTRO VAN '99 -
good cord 71t miles, good
tires, 1.5000 or best, offer
(863)634-9513 /467-2195
CHEVY CONV VAN 1500 '95 -
Mark III package, interior
Seat w/TV, runs good
$1800(863)509-8179
CHEVY VAN '76,' New 350
long block factory ordered
'from GM, New carb., 76K orig
mi. $2000 (863)634-3412
,CHEVY VENTURA MINIVAN,
'99, blue, runs good, 159k
mi., $4500 or best offer.
(239)728-8521
FORD PEOPLE MOVER 1998 -
29 Passenger. Great condi-
tion. NC. $5,800.
(863)467-5114


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Local Church Bulletin


FB Church hosts
Pumpkin Patch
The annual Pumpkin Patch,
sponsored by the children's min-
istry of First Baptist Church, will
be open Oct 15-31.

Once again we are offering free
activities for children on select
days, including coloring contest-
games- story time, puppets, hay
rides and much more. There's NO
CHARGE to attend.
Assorted Pumpkins, Gourds,
and Ornamental Corn will be
available. Calendars and cook-
books are offered and can be per-
sonalized with your family photo!
Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m..
TRUNK OR TREAT- Is an annu-
al event sponsored by the children
and youth departments of First
Baptist Church. Offering FREE
family-friendly fun with games,
story time, face painting, crafts,
food, and more.
No Tricks-just lots of Good
Treats. Saturday, Oct. 27, 5 p.m.-8
p.m.
For additional information,
contact Diane Cannon or Heath
Woolman at 635-3603.
First Baptist Church is located
at 96 West B Street.

God's Family Assembly
opens Thrift Shoppe
God's Family Assembly Church
located at 1001 South Clinch
Blvd., announces the opening of
their Thrift Shoppe. Store hours
are Mondays and Saturdays, 9
a.m.-2 p.m. Registration for the
Angel Food Ministry program is
also available.

DivorceCare support
group offered
DivorceCare is a special week-
ly seminar and support group
for people who are separated or
divorced. It's a place where you
can be around people who un-
derstand what you are feeling. It's
a place where you can hear valu-
able information about ways to
heal from the hurt of divorce.
DivorceCare Groups for men
will meet every Tuesday, begin-
ning Nov. 6 and DivorceCare for


ladies will meet every Wednes-
day, beginning Nov. 7 from 7 to 9
p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Fellow-
ship, 1400 County Road 630. W,
Frostproof, FL. There is no charge
for the class or workbook. Please
call the church office at 863-635-
5040 for more information and
registration.

AWANA program
resumes
All children age 2-grade 8, are
invited to join their friends for
the First Baptist Church AWANA
Club.
AWANA is a Bible based chil-
dren's program that makes scrip-
ture memorization fun. Starting
in Chicago over 50 years ago, the
program has spread throughout
the United States and to over 104
foreign countries.
AWANA Clubs have been an
on going ministry of First Baptist
Church for. 28 years and meets in
on Wednesday evenings, begin-
ning at 6:15 p.m. and ending at 8
p.m. AWANA runs annually from'
September-May.
The First Baptist Church offers
the following AWANA programs:
PUGGLES-A new program for
older 2 and younger 3 year olds,
teaches basic Biblical concepts,
music, puzzles, coloring books,
and take home cards will teach
toddlers God's Word.
CUBBIES-The preschool' pro-
gram where 3-4 year olds will en-
joy games, music, puppets, crafts,
and awards all designed to reach
and train kids.
SPARKS-Kindergarten-second
grade combine learning with fun
to create an atmosphere of excite-
ment.
TRUTH and TRAINING-Grades
3-6 offers lots of team oriented
games and mission projects to
make learning fun.
TREK ROAD SIGN SERIES-Mid-
die school students will enjoy this
exciting study as they learn how
to respond and deal with trials,
temptations, and tough times in
their lives.
For registration information
contact Diane Cannon, at 635-
3603, or stop. by the office of First
Baptist church, located at 96 West.
B Street.


Are you ready, willing,


and able to
By Mary Ruth Prouty
Hendry/Glades
Health Department
To succeed at.making lifestyle
changes you need to answer YES
to the question; "Are you ready,
willing, and able to change?"
The experts say that for people to
change, making the change must
be important to them. In other
words, you must have good rea-
sons to change. You must have
more reasons to change than rea-
sons not to change. The experts
also say that you must be con-
fident and believe that you can
change.
To succeed, take what you
want to do and break it down into
small steps. Then think about a
few things you are -ready, willing,
and able to change. Leave other
habits that you don't feel ready,
willing, and able to change for an-
other time.
What are you ready, willing,
and able to change? To answer
this question,, think about your
current eating and activity habits.
What foods do you buy? Are you
ready to leave some of the less
healthy things on the shelf instead
of putting them in your cupboard?
How active are you? Are you will-


change?
ing to give up some tube time to
get active? Try to keep an honest
food record for a few days to get
a true picture of what-you eat.
Based on your current habits,
start with a few changes that are
easy to tackle. Pick some changes
that you want to do the most, and
that will make the biggest impact.
Perhaps choose one change in
your eating habits and another in
activity. Remember: don't try to
change everything at once.
For example, maybe you tend
to eat a bowl of ice cream every
night while you watch TV Can
you switch that ice cream to a
healthier snack? Maybe you can
eat a fruit or a small bowl of ce-
real or just a smaller portion of
ice cream. Maybe you have the
unhealthy.habit of skipping meals
and usually means you'll make up
for it later. Can you plan for those
skipped lunches or breakfasts
with a piece of fruit or a healthy
granola bar? For physical activ-
ity can you take 15 minute break
from the TV and go for a walk? Or
maybe you can walk for 15 min-
utes in the morning or at lunch
time. It's your decisions what
are you ready, willing and able to
do for you?


Florida Farm Bureau honors

three state legislators


GAINESVILLE The Florida
Farm Bureau Federation recog-
nized Sen. Mike Haridopolos and
Reps. Denise Grimsley and Baxter
Troutman as Legislators of the
Year for 2007 for their leadership,
vision and support of Florida 's
agriculture industry. The awards
were presented at the Federation's
2007 annual meeting Oct. 10-12 at
the Daytona Beach Hilton.
"As the state's general agricul-
tural organization, we are pleased
to recognize these legislators for
their efforts to support the state's
second-largest industry," said
John L. Hoblick, Florida Farm Bu-
reau president.
Sen. Haridopolos represents
Senate District 26, which includes
parts of Brevard, Indian River ,
Osceola and St. Lucie counties.
He has been featured in Florida
Trend magazine as one "...who
could shape Florida politics." The
Hotline recently named him one
of six rising stars among Repub-
lican state legislators. He chairs
the Senate Committee on Finance
and Tax and is Majority Whip. In
the 2007 session of the Florida
Legislature he sponsored legis-


lation that will encourage agri-
tourism activities on farms and
ranches.
Rep. Grimsley represents
House District 77, which includes
Hendry, Glades and parts of Col-
lier and Highlands counties. In
only her second term in office,
she chaired the House'Agribusi-
ness Committee. She is also a
member of the influential Envi-
ronment and Natural Resources
Council as well the Healthcare
Council. "Widely respected for
her integrity, she has become an
excellent advocate for the agricul-
tural industry, championing both
our substantive and our fiscal is-
sues.
Rep. Troutman represents
House District 66, which includes
parts of Hardee, Highlands and
Polk counties. He currently serves
as vice chair of both the Envi-
ronment and Natural Resources
Council and the Environmental
Protection Committee. In 2007,
Baxter was instrumental in the
fight to remove the sales tax from
all electricity used on farms and
authored a bill to protect agricul-
turalists from trespassers.


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