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Volume 89 Number 3 USPS NO 211-260 Frostproof, Polk County Florida 33843 Copyright 2014 Sun Coast Media Group, Inc.

Bulldog Hall of Fame to induct new trio

Doyle Kelley, Jerel Crumbly, Don Sebastian are 2014 honorees
By JAMES COULTER "Sebo" Sebastian, at the 2014 Hall scoring. Later, he was inducted leader that he is today, and has
FROSTPROOFNEWS @HEARTLAND of Fame Gala at 6 p.m. Feb. 8 at into the Atlanta Tip-Off Club and inspired him to become involved
NEWSPAPERS.COM the Lake Wales Country Club. Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame. in education so that he can
Since high school, Kelly has All of his previous achieve- provide the same aid he himself
When Doyle D. Kelley becomes played baseball, basketball, ments are attributed to the received.
inducted into the Frostproof football, track, and golf. Among support he received from others, Born in 1947 in Lake Wales,
Bulldogs Hall of Fame, it will be his highlights include winning 18 whether it be his high school Kelley was raised in a poor yet
the latest in a long list of his many state championships (seven in teachers and coaches, his fellow hard-working family, requiring
Sachievements within his lifelong football, two in basketball, and teammates, or his wife, he noted. him to work after school to help
athletic career. nine in golf), the Polk County The teamwork and support he support them, even on weekends
Kelley will be inducted, along Offensive Player of the Year experienced through high school
Doyle D. Kelley .with Jerel Crumbly and Don in 1964, leading the county in and college molded him into the HALL 122

Streamsong: 'This place not

o Lodge, with 216 roomful

By BRIAN ACKLEY officially opened to the public

For theseveral hundredguests question will the come, theanswer
at the grand opening of Mosaic's is apparently yes. Bolstered by ane "
Streamsong resort Friday, the biggest many who were visiting Streamsong
challenge was simply trying tofigure while in Orlando for the2014PGAeducationan
out what it was they were looking at. Merchandise Show, resort officials. :t
Which is why the mining giant's said Saturday night the lodge was d
president, Jim Prokopanko, offered sold out. "
perhaps the perfect description. Mosaic's man behind the ream,e a
"This lace, Streamsong, is not Executive Vice President and General
typical of anything," he said. Counsel Rich Mark, said the resort
Indeed. Costing perhaps as much first came onto the radar in 2008,
as $100 million (Mosaic has neverf when the rinng firm bega to
confirmed a price tag after initially inventory its reclaimed phosphate
indicating it would cost between mining land with an eye towards
$75 and $80 million, other than some kind of redevelopment project.
during the construction process Plans for Steamsong came into
to say it would be "north" of that focus a short while later, ght when
figure), the resort's 216-room. the national economy was plungig
lodge, 7,000-square foot spa, three There isa spectacular view of the western horonfrom Frag
restaurants, a rooftop bar and more STREAMSON 120 rooftop bar2.

Espinoza honored as school-related employee of year
By JAMES COULTER school. Born in Mexico, her parents immi- Though neither of her parents
FROSTPROOFNEWS@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM The student thanked her, telling her grated to America-in1977. She was born attended college, they were hard-
how grateful he was that someone like and raised in a big family of eight sib- working individuals who valued
As the daughter of migrant workers, her understood his plight. lings in Four Parks, N.C., later moving to education and pushed Espinoza and
Elvia Espinoza empathizes with the His mother approached Espinoza Frostproof at age 11. her siblings to do well in school.
plight of migrant students. years later to inform her how her son While living in Frostproof, her family "They always told us that education
Once a sixth-grader approached her had graduated high school and was migrated to Dillon, S.C., in the summer wasn't anytiing people could take away
to tell her he was quitting school to help attending college because of her. to work in the tobacco fields. from you," Espinoza said. "That was
support his family by picking fruit. Her dedication and ability to relate "We called it the vacation home, but one thing that was very special. It's not
Espinoza told him she had been in his with students, especially migrants, it wasn't because we (did not have any) something that is given to you. It is
situation before, and that the best thing has garnered Espinoza the 2013-14 vacation," Espinoza said. "We had to something that you have to work for.
he could do for his family was to make School-Related Employee of the Year at go out and work. We hated it, but it-
a better future for himself by staying in Frostproof High School. inspired us to get a higher education." ESPINOZA 1 22

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Page 2 The News Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Oratorical contest held in honor of Dr Martin Luther King Jr..

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Judges join the winners for a photo after Friday's 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Orator- Scholarship Committee Chairperson Evelyn Lewis presents the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
ical Program. Pictured left to right: Judge Jackie Hadley; Whitley Maloy; Keandra Raggs; Isaiah Annual Oratorical Program winners. Pictured left to right; Chairperson Evelyn Lewis; Whitley
Miranda; Seraldo Dedier and Judge Alice Sanders. Maloy, 1st Place; Seraldo Dedier, 2nd Place; Isaiah Miranda, 3rd Place; Keandra Raggs, 4th Place.

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she performs a solo for Friday's 2014 Dr. Martin Friday's 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual
Luther King Jr. Annual Oratorical Program at Oratorical Program at the James P. Austin
the James P. Austin Center in Lake Wales. Center in Lake Wales.

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A penny well spent ... for 10 years

If current plans stay on track, Polk County O, demonstrate their ability to be good stewards of
voters will be asked by the county commission in Our Viewpoint this new revenue source.
November to approve a 1-cent local option sales If they can demonstrate that stewardship in
tax to fund public transportation: half for roads, Everyone who drives, or rides on, the highways 10 years, and we suspect they can, they will
half for mass transit bus service, enjoys the roads paid for by taxes. And the county's deserve voter approval of another 10 years. If
The proposal is to reduce ad valorem property ever-expanding bus service is available to every- they fail to establish that credibility, they don't
taxes by one mill, and pay for roads and bus one who needs or wants it. deserve another decade.
service with the 1-cent sales tax. It is reasonable to spread the tax base for roads Few citizens really want to pay more taxes,
We think the concept is a sound onq. It would and buses to all taxable goods and services, with even when there is.a trade-off of one tax (a one-
transfer the economic responsibilityTor transpor- a cap for large-ticket purchases-like automobiles, mill cut in property taxes) for another (a 1-cent
tation from property owners to all residents. Tourists and other visitors who enjoy Polk's road increase in the sales tax.)
The concept that people wealthy enough to network would pay a modest portion of the cost. But at this point still 10 months out from the
own property, whether homes or commercial Last week, the rhass transit board recommend- November election the trade-off appears to be
real estate, should pay the lion's share of taxes to ed that the tax be submitted with a "sunset" a good one.
support local government is outdated. provision requiring it to expire, perhaps in 10 or The county commission will decide at its Feb. 4
Further skewing that assumption is a system of 15 years. meeting whether to put the issue on the ballot. If it
exemptions which removes much of the value of a We believe that is an excellent recommenda- does, it will also then approve the ballot language.
typical homestead from the tax rolls, further reducing tion, and further believe that the limit should be We urge the commission to put the issue before
the number of citizens who pay for the governmental 10 years. This would be plenty of time for county the voters in November, with a 10-year sunset
services funded by the property tax. commissioners, both present and future, to provision.

Letters to the editor

Two kinds of churches still exist
Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, was "Sanctity However even in the confessing I
of Life" Sunday. Unfortunately, many church, few pastors were aggressive in :
main line denominations as well as direct opposition to Hitler and his; pro-: S A J %
many Bible believing churches and gram against the Jews, Poles, Gypsies,
pastors-were silent on this issue. Why etc. However, two courageous pastors
the lisconnect? Perhaps, in part, it is that did speak out were: ietrich
because half of the women attending in Bonhoeffer and Martin Niempoler.
many cases have had abortions, and to Bonhoeffer spoke out against the, ;:,:
preach passionately in defense of the persecution of Jewish converts to
sanctity of life is not a popular theme in Christianity and was arreqted in 943 -
our society.j .. as.s.' "' and hanged on April 6, 1945,-in the .. :- i ton
Interestingly, in pre-war Germany, Flossenburg concentration camp, ., ,-/ ,.lf 1? q
there were essentially two main Pastor Martin Niemoller spoke out,,.
Jelurches: those who, sought the when Hitler appointed a Nazi as head
creation of a national "Reich Church"; of the Protestant Church. He protested -
and the "Confessing Church," which and became head of the "Confessing oiH
stood against Hitler by declaring that Church," condemning those who
the church's allegiance was to God "
and Scripture, not a worldly Fiihrer. FRODGEI 5 1-___

Strategic spending and investment

should dominate legislative efforts

In a typical Florida legislative agenda and resist the temptation to Child Protection. Increases in
session, some 2,000 bills are usually micromanage, meddle-and mandate. child protection funding will begin to
floating somewhere in the process. Paula Dockery The less they do, the more they can address the chronic problems at the
The 120 state House members and do well with careful attention to detail Department of Children and Families.
40 state senators introduce a thou- and with plenty of opportunity for The additional funds should be used
sand or so member bills. Add to that -input, research and reasoned debate. for in-depth training, recruitment
the appropriations bills, implement- The end result should be a well-vetted and reducing caseloads to a manage-
ing bills, budget conforming bills, policy decision or spending plan. able level to better protect our most
claims bills and committee bills and Paula Dockerycan be contacted at .. With increasing revenues and a vulnerable children.
pretty soon you've got 160 legislators significant anticipated surplus, the Mental Health. In light of all the
: chasing their tails to move thousands .Legislature has the opportunity to recent tragedies involving those
Sof bills in a 60-day session. each year. In fairness, it does take a increase spending in underfunded suffering with mental illness, legis-
.While the session officially starts bill to revise or repeal a current law, areas, save funds for future needs or lators should invest in mental health
':in early March, legislators have been but, in truth, very few of the bills return dollars in the form of tax relief treatment for the growing need in our
making the trek to Tallahassee since actually repeal existing law. or fee cuts. A balanced approach communities. This.could keep these
September in preparation. These com- The one and only order of business would incorporate all three options. individuals from moving into our
inittee weeks are held to allow legis- required of the Florida Legislature Education. Increases in all levels costly criminal justice system.
lators the opportunity to start moving during the legislative session is to of education would result in greater Water and Environment. Increases
their legislation through committees pass a balanced budget. Legislators learning gains, better recruitment of in water resource. and environmental
and to allow the public to comment must put forward a spending plan that teachers, more competitive colleges projects such as land acquisition,
on proposed changes to Florida law. spends no more that the estimated and universities, less pressure for water restoration, water supply
So while many politicians extol revenue expected to be collected. higher education tuition increases and development and land management
the virtues of less government, there I humbly suggest the Florida a greater economic development tool
is no shortage of policy initiatives Legislature should focus on a limited than costly and risky tax incentives. DOCKERY | 5

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014 The News Page 5




What is a fair/


minimum wage

for Florida? Richard Lemieux, Lake Wales Romaira Carrasco, Babson Park Chris Knapstein, Lake Wales
At least $10.1 Iould say for the price of goods It should be $10. Everything is more expensive I think $10.
it should be that. It should be raised. and hard to afford. This is fair.

OFRODG but survived the war. Where are the valiant pastors the stench of the dead, are perhaps relieved that the
in America who are willing to speak out against screams are restrained within the womb. Deietrich
America's abortion holocaust? Unfortunately, we are Bonhoeffer reminds us, "Silence in the face of evil is
FROM PAGE 4 experiencing that silent holocaust, as Americans itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak
in general, and even evangelical Christians, have is to speak. Not to act is to act."
were bystanders and who were allowing evil to acquiesced to the continued slaughter of unborn
happen. He was interned in Sachsenhausen and children. And we, like those German citizens who Dan C. Frodge
Dachau concentration camps from 1938 to 1945, turned a deaf ear to the screams of the innocent and Alturas

DOCDERY unforeseen events, natural or manmade. show a real commitment to limited and smart
License Fees. The Legislature should then look government.
at giving back. Driver license and tag fees should Paula Dockery is a syndicated columnist who
FROM PAGE 4 be reduced as originally intended. The increases served in the Florida Legislature for 16 years as a
occurred.during the recessionary years of sharply Republican from Lakeland. She can be reached at
would not only benefit our nature-based tourism decreased revenues and were intended to tempo- PBDockery@gmailcom.
but would also help our farmers and ranchers, our rarily fill the budget gap.
seafood producers, and, most importantly, our Tax Breaks. Additional tax breaks should be
quality of life and sustainability. Significant Florida broad-based and affect low and middle-income
Forever funding should resume after a several-year workers and small businesses that are struggling to
hiatus and funding should be provided to begin the get by.
Indian River Lagoon restoration. Medicaid. Legislators should move quickly to ex-
Transportation. Increases in funding for trans- pand Medicaid for the nearly one million Floridians
portation and other infrastructure would act as a who would be eligible and who are trying to gain
stimulus to create jobs, attract industry and im- access to affordable health care: Many of these
prove our quality of life. Funds should be allocated individuals could use this to transition to self-suffi-
not only for new construction, but also for im- ciency by purchasing their own private insurance. or read n t
provements, maintenance and repair. Criminal Code. It's well past time to rewrite the :
Seaports. Investment in our deepwater seaports criminal code and sentencing laws to better reflect w'eat' w
could pay huge dividends as ports function as today's realities. Decriminalize those nonviolent Hea tland Newspape
economic engines for international trade, manu- offenses that do not pose-a threat to our citizens.
facturing and investment. Focus on rehabilitation andreintegration into L e leFo oo
State Reserves. After wisely investing tax dollars, society after the debtis paid to reduce recidivism. I Wales-Frostproof
some portion of the revenue should be added An agenda that focuses on fiscal responsibility, Bartow-Fort Meade
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Page 6 The News Wednesday, January 22, 2014

4th Anniversary of the Lake Wales Car Show

By KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ Cheryl Bossarte, Larry's wife, is
KLBERKOWITZ @ HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM always appropriately dressed., -
There will be goody bags and a
Cars, cars and more cars wilij ine drawing for a free fourth anniversary
Stuart Averfue on Saturday asthe T-shirt.
town celebrates the fourth anniver- Other T-shirts will be available.
sary of the Lake Wales Car Show. The car show, starting with around
According to event coordinator, 75 cars four years ago, has swelled
Larry Bossarte, the event is going now to more than 100 beauties that
to have a lot of people, a great line the avenue.
"turn-out." Music and a DJ keep the mood
And part of that is due to another grooving.
car show running this weekend at "Please join us for a good time with
River Ranch, he said. When that one good friends and the best people on
is over, they will be coming to Lake- the planet cruisers," said Larry.
Wales. "We bring a lot of people down-
The show begins at 4 p.m. and town," he notes.
lasts-until 8 p.m. For information on the Fourth
There will be raffles, door prizes, Anniversary Lake Wales Car Show,:-: -.
an extended show area. contact Bossarte at 863-207-3402.
Food vendors and a hula hoop Bossarte is requesting that.res-
contest will be running, and there is idents and businesses who park
a Merchants' Choice Award. on Stuart Avenue move their cars
The attire will be 1950s era dress, to another street or parking lot by. -PHOTO PROVIDED TO THE LAKE WALES NEWS
with poodle shirts, hair slicked back 3:30 p.m. that day.
and leather jackets. "That would be very helpful," he The 4th Anniversary Lake Wales Car Show will be held this Saturday, Jan. 25 in Historic Downtow.i
And bobby socks. adds. ake Wales.

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Page 8 The News Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Our Children's receives gardening grant

By BRENDA EGGERT BRADER garden up and running. Creating
BBRADER@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM the garden will teach students with
special needs how to grow, harvest
Our Children's Academy in Lake and prepare healthy foods that will
Wales has been awarded $5,000 from encourage them to live a healthy
the Bi-Lo Holdings Foundation. lifestyle both now, and in their
All funds received from the Bi-Lo futures. 1
Holdings Foundation will go toward Through Our Children's garden,
Our Children's Organic Garden. staff and students will integrate
A garden has been tended on the hands-on learning opportunities that
school grounds on Burns Avenue spark inquisitiveness and explo-
for eight years, said Tina Lehning, ration while cultivating children's
who wears many hats at the school, interest in living things. In addition,
among them gardener. lessons taught in the garden will be
The school's garden is currently reinforced through incorporation
up and running with Lehning in into in-class reading, STEM (science,
the process of buying additional technology, engineering and math),
supplies with the grant money to art and other academic studies.
continue its growth. The seeds that are planned for
"The students help maintain and preparation and planting over the
grow the vegetables and they do next few months in the garden
the planting," Lehning said. "I want include January: Tomatoes, peppers,
them to come out and deal with onions, herbs; February: Broccoli,
Ithe garden because I think they can lettuce, onions, tomatoes, peppers;
really deal with it. They plant seeds, March: Beets, broccoli, cabbage,
watch them grow into plants and carrots, corn, cucumbers, herbs, let- PHOTOS BY BRENDA EGGERT BRADEP
take pride in their plant's growth." tuce, melons, onions, peas, peppers, The Our Children's Academy garden area with hothouse is on the grounds of the school on Burns
The children will be working in spinach, summer squash, tomatoes; Avenue. The Bi-Lo Holdings Foundation grant will go toward the purchase of plants ahd supplies
the garden every day, as it is a very April: Beans, beets, cabbage,. carrots, for the garden.
important tool for them because of corn, cucumbers, herbs, lettuce,
how hands-on it is. melons, onions, peas, peppers, Established in 1943, the Bi-Lo
The grant funds will keep the summer squash and tomatoes. Holdings Foundation is a nonprofit
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initiatives helping to foster healthy
and thriving communities.
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snap. OCA received a $5,000 organic gardening Lake Wales-Frostproof
grant. Chidlren at the academy work in the Bartow-Fort Meade
garden enhancing a hands-on therapy.

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SInternational Potluck a success

Mr. Terry Kent Mann
of Lake Wales announces
the engagement of his
daughter, Leslie Lynn
Mann to Timothy Davis
Hall, son of Dr. and Mrs.
William Anthony Hall, Jr.
of Macon, Georgia.
Leslie is also the
daughter of the late Mrs.
Lynn Leslie Mann of
Lake Wales. The bride
elect is the granddaugh- PHOTOS BY MATTHEW DALE
ter of Mrs. Ernestine Members of the LWHS orchestra, under the direction of Meg Smith, warm up before the start of
Mann Stalvey and the the meal.
late Mr. Claude E. Mann
of LakeWales and of the
late Mr. and Mrs. David
C. Leslie and the late 7 77
Mrs. Ruth Gettys Leslie of
Catawba, S.C.
Miss Mann is a grad-
uate of Lake Wales High
School, Erskine College
with a Bachelor ofArts
degree in Psychology,
and Fuller Theological
Seminary with a Master
ofArts in Theology
and Master of Science Dr. Shaver goes over his tech needs with Dustin Zachary Kimbrough and Emily Weech, two
in Marital and Family Smiddie, the IT Network Manager at LWHS, and local high schoolers, come out to support the
Therapy. PHOTO PROVIDED TO THE LAKE WALES NEWS the two share a laugh together. community and learn more about mentoring.
She is currently
working as a licensed Leslie Lynn Mann is engaged to Timothy Davis Hall. About 50-60 people were
marriage and family therapist. in attendance at the
The future groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Bert A. Davis of Macon and of annual Unity in Commu-
the late Mr. and Mrs. William A. Hall of Bartow, Ga. nity International
Tim is a graduate of First Presbyterian Day School and received a Bachelor of Fine Potluck Supper, and
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Leslie and Tim met while living in Winston Salem, N.C., and have relocated to dose. The event was held
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George Edwin Albritton Barbara McOwan Kincaid
George E n Barbara to be near her daughter Kathy. _
George Edwin newly chartered Lake Wales Lions Club McOwan Kincaid, She is survived by her children, Kathy
Albritton passed where he served as president, secretary,83 of Barco, Seaton and husband David of Moyock,
away peacefully -treasurer, and director. He was active N.C., formerly N.C., Alan Kincaid and wife Marsha of
of heart failure with the Lions Club for 55 years and of Lake Wales, Lake Wales, Fla., five grandchildren,
on Jan 14, 2014. was named Lion of the Year in 1986-87. Fa., passed away and five great-grandchildren.
He wasborn He was also awarded the International from cancer A memorial service for Barbara is at
May 31, 1921, in Melvin Jones Fellow award for dedi- Wednesday, 3p.m., Saturday, Jan: 25,2014, in the
Bradley, Fla., and cated humanitarian services and was Dec. 25, 2013, chapel of the First Presbyterian Church of
moved with his given a Life Membership in 1981 in at Chesapeake Lake Wales with the Rev. Chad Reynolds
family to West recognitionof outstanding service as Regional officiating.
Lake Wales in a Lion. He was employed for 24 years Medical Center, The family has invited guests to
September 1921, with Lake Wales Citrus Growers Chesapeake, Va. Barbara McOwan Kincaid attend a reception in the parish hall
where they lived George Edwin lbritton Association, starting in the accounting Barbara was born April 14,1930, immediately following the service.
on a 28-acre orange grove. office, becoming the General Manager in Shanghai, China, to Alan Ian and In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent
He graduated from Lake Wales High and serving on the Citrus World board. Kathleen Rosa (Tamkin) McOwan. to First Presbyterian Church Memorial
School in 1938, and worked for Johnson After retirement he continued on the She had been a resident of Lake Fund, 16 N. Third St., LakeWales, FL 33853,
Tillman Insurance Company until Citrus World board and also the LWCGA Wales from 1947 until 2011 at which or The Humane Society of Polk County,
enlisting in the Army Air Force in 1942. board time Barbara moved to North Carolina 555 Sage Road, Winter Haven, FL 33881.
After Cadet School he became a With his sister Mollie Cooper he
navigator on B24s and B29s. Overseas was named Lake Wales Co-Pioneer of
duties included 10 missions over Japan the year in 2004. His favorite hobby
: from the island of Tinian, serving was FISHING, and he enjoyed sharing DoriS E. Robert D. 'Rick
three years in the Air Force and achiev- his catches by hosting cdokouts for his T
ing the rank of captain. friends. Gutierrez Nelson Jr.
He returned to Lake Wales and After moving to Waters Edge in
helped his brother James tend the 2010, he put together his memoirs and
orange groves because his dad had published a book entitled "A Life in Doris E. Gutierrez, 58, of Lake Wales, Robert B. "Rick" Nelson Jr., 77, of Lake
become seriously ill. He worked as a Florida," which chronicled his ear- Fla., passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, Wales, Fla., passed away Friday, an. 10
representative for the Florida Citrus ly years in West Lake Wales, his military 2014, at Heart of Florda Hospital. 2014, at Lakeland Regional Medical
Commission in NewYork City for service and the joy of raising a family in Arrangements are by Marion Nelson Center. Arrangements are by Marion
about two years and returned to Lake LakeWales. Funeral Home of Lake Wales. -Nelson Funeral Home.
Wales and opened a Citrus Brokerage He was preceded in death by his wife
business.. of 59 years, Barbara. A
He married Barbara Stanland in Survivors include Julie Dale, (Richie), M argaret A. Joseph .
December of 1949. In partnership with Ocoee, Fla., Robert Albritton (Becky), A
Clifton Brock, he bought the General Wendell, N.C., four grandchildren, James a l Tas Joe' AtknSon
Electric Appliance business from Jimmy Dale, Kelly Hill (Shawn), Neil Albritton,'
Thornhill in the early 50s. Edwin was a Anne Albritton, and two great-grand-
member of the First Baptist Church of children, Hailey and Parker Hill. Margaret A. "Maggie"Thomas, 80, of Joseph W "Joe" Atkinson, 92, of Winter
Lake Wales for 36 years where he served Service is at 11 a.m. Friday at First Lakeshore, Fla., passed away Sunday, Haven, Fla., and a longtime resident
as a deacon, Sunday School teacher of Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales Jan. 12, 2014, at Lake Wales Medical of Nalcrest, Fla., passed away Monday,
Intermediate boys, and Training Union Friday. Center. Arrangements are by Johnson Jan. 13, 2014, at Winter Haven Hospital.
Director for Intermediates. Contributions may be made to Funeral Home of Lake Wales, Fla. Arrangements are by Johnson Funeral
For the past 30 years he has been Good Shepherd Hospice, 105 Arneson Home of Lake Wales, Fla.
a member of the First Presbyterian Ave., Auburndale, FL 33823, or First eor ge R_ _
Church of Lake Wales where he served Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales, jO Words of Comfort
as an Elder and on the Visitation and 16 N. 3rd St., Lake Wales, FL 33853.* vorys oeCiiot
Finance Committees. He was a member Condolences may be sent to the C Tr Eery ending is a
of the Salt Shakers Bible Class and a family at www.marionnelsonfuneral new beginning.
member and cook for the Men's Prayer Anonymous
Breakfast. Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in -',. George R. Crawford, 65, of Sevierville,
He became the first member of the charge of arrangements. Tenn.,:pssed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, Thank God we have a new
2014, at his winter residence in Lake beginning in heaven.
Wales, Fla. Arrangements are by Marion Michael Dunn-Rankin
Douglas Bibb Hickman Nelson Funeral Home of Lake Wales.

Douglas Bibb Karen Williams ofVilla-Rica, Ga.; sons, L
Hickman, 87, Timothy A. Hickman of Dade City,
of Lake Wales Fla., Shane Hickman of Lake Wales, U
passed away Shannon Hickman of Lake Wales; P Where Kdti so '4I Playl
Sunday, Jan. 19, brother, Ray E. Hickman of Cocoa, A Bounce House/
2014, at the Lake Fla., many grandchildren and many 6 Trampoline Center
Wales Medical great-grandchildren. for Children Ages 2-10
Center. He was Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Hours Vary
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1926, in Banks, Nelson Funeral Home. Interment will be | 11 lwe l o
Ala., to Grady held at the Lake Wales Cemetery. Family p L
and Alma (Sikes). will receive friends on Tuesday, Jan. 21,
Hickman and had Douglas Bibb Hickman 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Marion
been a resident of the area since 1929, Nelson Funeral Home. Condolences
moving here from Alabama. Douglas may be sent to the family at www.
was retired from the Lake Wales
Medical Center in Maintenance. He was
a veteran of WWII and Korea serving in Words of Comfort
the U.S. Navy and was a member of the
Westside Baptist Church. Recall it as often you
He is survived by his wife, Joyce wish, a happy memory
Hickman, daughters, Gale D. Norris of
Louisiana, Candice Miles of Bate City, never wears out.
Mo., Carolyn Bullard of Douglasville, -Libbie Fudim
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District crowns eludes Lady Highlanders

Lake Wales still advances in soccer playoffs however

By DENNIS LATTA hard to prepare for Merritt Island."
SPORTS CORRESPONDENT LWHS and Auburndale have a history of
playing close matches. During the regular -
After a game that took more than two seagon, the Highlanders won the first
hours and virtually four overtimes, the Lake matich 1-0 and the'two teams tied in the
Wales girls' soccer team lost to Auburndale second match 0-0.
last Thursday in the Class 3A, District 11 Both teams had some scoring oppor-
tournament championship game. tunities during the district final. At one
The Highlanders and Bloodhounds point Anna Daly and Emmalee Richards
played to a 0-0 tie at the end of regulation. combined for a breakaway, but the shot
Then they went to two 10-minute over- was off. And in the crucial second over-
times, and came out of those still locked time, the Highlanders had a shot that was
at 0-0. blocked and then a rebound shot, but
S6 the two teams went to penalty kicks. failed to score.
Procedures call for each team to get five Lake Wales lost the coin toss and had to
kicks. Both teams made three of their shoot first in the penalty kicks. Amanda
shots to leave the score knotted up again. Robillard, Taylor Kinney and Hannah
The two teams went to sudden-death Skinner made their shots. Itlooked like the
penalty kicks and Auburndale made its Highlanders would win as they took a 3-1
kick while-the-shot by Lake Wales was lead. All they had to do was block one shot
blocked, officially giving the Bloodhounds byAuburndale or make one on their own.
a 1-0 victory. But the Bloodhounds made their final
The loss has a big impact on LWHS in two while both shots by LWHS were
the regionals this week. Lake Wales has _blocked for a 3-3 tie.
to travel to Merritt Island on Thursday In sudden death, Anna Gilbert was PHOTOS BY ROBERT BLANCHARD
in the first round. Merritt Island is from designated to take the sixth shot. It was Lake Wales' Mariah Daly feels the heat from a pack of Bloodhounds as she makes her way into
Class 3A, District 12 and beat Satellite blocked. Shannon Dees stepped up and Auburndale territory during Thursday's District Championship at Legion Field in Lake Wales.
in the district championship. Because it made her shot forAubumdale to decide
won, Auburndale is home to play Satellite the final score.
on Thursday. If the Highlanders and Normally, the high school soccer
Bloodhounds both win on Thursday, then matches result in a tie if the two teams are
Lake Wales will play at Auburndale next even after the two 10-minute overtime
week. periods. But because this was a tourna-
"It was a tough game. We had our ment game, it went to penalty kicks.
chances and just couldn't capitalize," The Lady Highlanders opened district. -
Coach Joshua Havens said. "I give my girls play with a 4-0 win over Tenoroc. Macy
a ton of credit they battle for 100 minutes Sinner scored twice in the first half, and
and left it all on the field. The result wasn't Daly and Richards also added scores for
what we wanted but now we are working Lake Wales in the shutout.


Auburndale defender Lindsey Rogers (far left) foils a goal shot by Lake Wales as the Highlanders
and the Bloodhounds clash during Thursday's Girls Soccer District Championship at Legion Field
in Lake Wales.

Above: These two competitors stopped just short of
colliding as SamnGunton of Lake Wales (left) fires the The one that got
ball between the legs of Raquel Eplin of Tenoroc at away Lake Wales
Tuesday's game in Lake Wales. Goalie Sarah Owen
tries unsuccessfully
to block this sudden
death penalty kick
shot by Auburndale's
Shannon Dees that
won Thursday's
Girls Soccer District
Championship for
Right: Titans swirl around Mariah Daly of Lake Wales
as she tries to protect the ball at Tuesday's game.

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Wednesday, January 22,2014 The News Page 13

Bulldogs top rivals in playoff prep

The Lake Wales Highlanders got and made it a very exciting game to
ready for district playoff action this watch.
week with a win last Friday over rival Rojas noted that is club's hard work
Bartow. finally paid off as time was running
The win came on Senior Night as the short.
Highlandeis honored their 12th graders "As the minutes continued counting
including Jonathan Smith, Ricardo down it seemed that this game might
Cardona, Alan Mendoza, and Spencer end up on a tie," Rojas said, "but
Parlier. we were able to create a break away
"Both teams are evenly matched and with less that a minute on the clock.
know each other pretty well," Coach J. Jonathan Smith was on a one-on-one
Andres Rojas noted. "These two teams versus the keeper, tried to cut around
have had a big rivalry in every sport and got fouled on the process." BY ROBERT
and soccer is no exception." That gave Lake Wales a penalty kick PHOTOS BY ROBERT BLANCHARD
The Highlander's were led by their with secohds left on the clock. Bartow's The Lake Wales Varsity Soccer team gathers on the field with their families as they celebrate
senior leader Alan Mendoza, and were keeper hadto be substituted because of Senior Night at Legion Field on Friday night during half-time.
able to take an early lead with a great the yellow he received, and Lake Wales
through ball by Flea Mendoza, which capitalized with a goal by Cardona. the first round of the Class 3A, District A
was converted into a score by Smith, a Lake Wales keeper Spencer 11 playoffs. That game was held last
team captain, who was returning from Maldonado ended the game with 10 night in Auburndale, too late for News
wrist surgery. saves. deadlines for this issue. They have
Bartow was able to tie the game up The Highlanders will meet Sebring in met each other the last two years with
Sebring coming up on top on both
"We're are looking to change that
history," Rojas added.
Lake Wales is the No. 2 seed in the
district, behind Auburndale. If the
Highlanders get by the Blue Streaks,
they will play in the championship
game Thursday in Auburndale, start-
ing at 7 p.m. against the winner of M
the Auburndale vs. Hardee matchup
which was also to be played last night. Lake Wales' Nickolas Martinez and Bartow's
Auburndale is the top district seed.. William Gibson go head-to-head as they battle
......... ............ .......................... for the ball during Friday's game at Legion Field.
Left: Bartow's Ryan Klimas tries to cut off Samuel Whitmire of Lake Wales as they battle to
reach the ball during Friday's game at Legion Field in Lake Wales. Lake Wales was scheduled to
battle Sebring last night in the opening game of the district playoffs. If the Highlanders win (the
game result was too late for News deadlines) they will play in the Class 3A, District 11 title game
Thursday. That game will be at 7 p.m. in Auburndale against the winner last night's Aubumdale
vs. Hardee game. Aubumdale was the district's No. 1 seed, and Lake Wales was No. 2. The Blood-
> hounds scored 4-0 wins over the Highlanders twice during the regular season.

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One week to go

Kathleen players warm up with some drills as they visit the Lake Wales Highlanders on
Wednesday at Lake Wales High School.

at rival Bartow, and will finish the regular season with home games Thursday against George

Kathleen's Shanique Stevens looms over Deaisha Walton (32) of Lake Wales as Walton looks for
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Kissimmee Ramblins: Steamboats once cruised these waters
By CAPT. RON DENTON out Bass and moved the operation to
OUTDOOR COLUMNIST Kissimmee. These boats ran on "liter
wood" that was bought along the way!
There is a lot of interesting history Here are the names of some of the
in and around the waterways on the workers at the Disston Steamboat
Kissimmee River basin.*One of the Company in the Town of Kissimmee:
most interesting is the use of steam- Captain Clay Johnson was the supervi-
boats in Central Florida. sor and Bunk Tyson, the head carpen-
I had been checking out a U.S. Army ter; a captain Cochran was the chief
history book from the Lake Wales engineer.
library recently and some other sources A legendary steamboat captain was -
when I came across this information. Edward H. Hall. He started on the
In 1881, Hamilton Disston built the Kissimmee River boats in 1900. The
"Okeechobee" steamboat in St. Cloud, mail route down the Kissimmee was
Fla. Disston was a well-known busi- long and hazardous and it took-about
nessman from Philadelphia who had five days to run to Fort Basinger and
lots of money and a love of fishing. back.
He had hoped to develop sugar cane The first stop was at Southport on
fields in the river valley, starting in St. the south end of Lake Tohopekaliga.
Cloud where he did plant a field and On Lake Hatchineha, the stop was at Lake Wales football coach Rod Shafer, left, along with his wife Jan, landed this big bass on a
build a mill. Shell Hammock, and Fort Gardner, recent trip with Capt. Ron Denton.
There was also the Bass Steamboat what is now Camp Mack boats, landed
company in St. Cloud, which built and unloaded for the commissary everyone to know that the fishing is still ones that were thrown back, but the
ships like the Bassinger, Bertha Lee, there and the post office. The passen- good! 7-pounder was eaten by Capt Ron. -
Lillie, Rosalie and my favorite, the gers originally had to deliver the mail. Lake Wales football coach Rod Shafer Here is the way that it is done.
Floridelphia. According to a 1995 story The post office began operation on and his wife Jan were on Capt. Ron's -First the bass is filleted by a long,
in the Orlando.Sentinel, it was an July 4, 1906 and continued.until March boat recently, and found that out. Look sharp knife. Each fillet is then divided
impressive 105-feet long. 30, 1918. t the beauty they landed! and salted and peppered and corn
Disston was building the boilers and This history lesson is for a lot of We fought 15 mile-an-hour winds mealed and fried in peanut oil. Simple,
parts in Kissimmee, and he bought people who don't know and I want on Saturday and caught several small but delicious!
The Bassinger was one of the steamships that cruised the Kissimmee River.
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Take it to the lake

Bok Academy students do art class on -pontoonp
By KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ "It's really nice to be away from the
KLBERKOWITZ@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM school but still be learning," she adds. J
Unzueta gently guides her class, noting
For centuries, artists have sought to "make sure you get the different sides of
immerse themselves in the environment the trees and clouds," adding that "if were
which they are trying to portray on up north, there would be a lot of dead
canvas. In this case, it was a Bok Academy trees" because of winter.
art class lead by Amy Unzueta, who was Julia Rogers says it's nice to be on the PHOTOS BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ
lead to "embark" on a new adventure: lake.
drawingthe shoreline from the comfort of "Instead of being stuck in a classroom, Amy Unzueta's 4th period art dass exits the boat, to make room for her next class to take their turn.
a pontoon boat in the middle of Crooked we are outside."
Lake. She and her team joke about Christian
Manned by Capt. Phil Lefstead and Brightwell, who adds he'd like to go for a
Orlando Diaz, the boat departed shore swim.
with ab"ut 10 students or so, to spend Not today, it appears, as his teacher and Kendra Favors
about 20 minutes in the middle of the the captain catch what he said and look enjoys looking
lake, studying nature's beauty, then his way. at twhile ponderin
reflecting itwith pencil and paper. For Jose Lopez, the assignment is while pondering
Lefstead is also a driver-engineer with almost poetic. how she will set
the Polk County Fire Department, so what "You get to experience more things. You up her dr g.
better pe4'on to drive the "ship" than a get attached to the lake," he said.
first responder? Unzueta notes, 'A more realistic sestting
And itwas interesting how literally for an artist is to be outside. You can get
the students took their assignment In such a different view with the water." ~
drawing the shoreline, many also included "I just want them to be in a relaxed
the cell phone tower (if one were texting, setting and enjoy drawing,' she said.
this is where the smile would go), that Unzueta has been drawing and painting
they observed. her entire life, she notes. She took all-art
Science classes have already been using electives in college and is in her third year
their "floating classroom' to test the ph of as an art teacher.
the water. She says she was in middle schoolwhen,
The captain notes the studehts really she realized how much she enjoyed a.rt
nj time on the boat. "It is an important age to find out about
break out of the classroom," yourself," she says.
he saysiding that he, of course, enjoys Soon, the sky is turning gray, and tlh
the 6boatride more when it is warm, not- captain gets a phone call. The bell forte
like itwas last week, chilly and overcast., next class is about to ring, but students
HalyPerkins noted "I love drawing," clutch in their hands the evidence of th e-
and sid she's been on the boat before., union with the. lake. "
Sft it"Just because instead of The boat is docked, life preserver h .
loo a window or something, I'm collected, and the pontoon awaitsrcast on this partiular day, a themiddle f thsis much fun for
actere.. voyage. t This is the view as the boat departs "for sea." (Or Crooked Lake, that is.)
actu ere. voyage.

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SThe information is gathered from police, sheriff's office, Florida
SL i L E Highway Patrol, jail and fire records. Not every arrest leads to a
P OL I C 9= conviction and guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

Four azaleas are missing from Post Office

Compiled by KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ person who owned the card and driver's sports bra during this conversation, was suspended and he was taken into
KLBERKOWITZ@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM license. An information report was filed. Police arrested Scott and took her to custody for such, reports say.
the Polk County Jail. When officers searched his vehicle,
On Jan. 6, Lake Wales Police met with a Domestic battery reports say they located a large bag of
representative of the Post Office on Park Man accused of what appeared to be marijuana in the
Avenue regarding the theft of plants. On Jan. 6, police responded to a criminal mischief vehicle, which later weighed 20.5 grams.
Report say four azalea plants were residence on U.S. 27 near Owens Road Foster was taken to the Polk County Jail.
pulled up from the front yard of the Post regarding a domestic battery. According to reports, on Jan. 6, police
Office sometime over the weekend. Police met with the complainant, responded to Emerald Avenue regard- Car is keyed
who said she and her juvenile daughter ing a'possible disturbance.
Attempted fraud had been involved in a verbal argument On scene, they met with the com- On Jan. 7, reports say police met
Atempte while inside their vehicle. plainant, who said he parked his car and with a complainant at her residence on
On Jan. 6, police met with a com- Reports say her daughter grabbed when he returned some time later, there Cohasset Avenue regarding criminal
plainant regarding an attempted her by the hair and forcefully pulled was a man sitting on the roof of the car. mischief to her vehicle.
fraud. Reports say he discovered where her hair, causing her to nearly crash Reports say he could tell the roof was She reported that while at the Dollar
someone attempted to make a purchase the vehicle. Officers then met with the dented in at this time and asked the Store in the Orange Grove shopping
online with a company out of Miami. The juvenile, who stated she was kicked out man why he was sitting there, and then plaza, someone had scratched the
purchase was stopped and no money of the vehicle by her mother and she called police. paint on her car. Reports say she thinks
was lost. An information report was filed, was trying to call a family member to Police noticed the right rear tire had her ex-husband is to blame, but police
pick her up, according to reports. been slashed and the roof was dented in, say that at this time, there is no evi-
Past retail theft at Walmart Police say there was a witness to the The complainant then pointed out a man dence to support that.
incident who told dispatchers they saw sitting on the back porch of an apartment
According to reports, police met with the younger female pull the mother's and said this was the man who did it. Rental U-Haul turns up
loss prevention at Walmart regarding a hair, but they couldn't reach the Officers then identified the person as Jerry
past occurred retail theft. Loss preven- witness, according to reports. Clemmons, according to reports, whom On Jan. 7, reports say that police met
tion noted that several days ago, a male The juvenile in the case was arrested police say immediately admitted to dam- with a complainant at 102 State Road
presented a tablet at the cash register and taken to the juvenile assessment aging the vehicle, noting he was drunk. 60 W. regarding the recovery of a stolen
for purchase. center. Clemmons was arrested for criminal U-Haul trailer.
The credit card he used would not mischief and taken to the Polk County Police say that they confirmed the
approve the purchase, and according Another domestic battery Jail without incident. small trailer had been entered into
to Walmart, the cashier was apparently FCIC as stolen by an agency from
not paying attention and allowed the On Jan. 6, police responded to Lake Crash results in arrest Alabama. Reports say that after making
male to walk away with the tablet, Wales Medical Center regarding a contact with that agency, it was de-
exiting the store, reports note. possible battery complaint. On Jan. 7, police went to a traffic termined that the trailer was reported
Once there, police met with the crash on U.S. 27 at Harding Avenue. stolen on the same day, it was turned in
Credit card and complainant who said she was attacked During the investigation, reports note at this rental business..
license turned in by Shawanta Scott, who hit her in the it was determined Damarcus Foster It appears the renters chose to turn it
head with a high heel shoe. was allegedly driving his wife's vehicle in here and it was not passed on to the
On Jan. 6, police met with an em- The complainant said she was at a and caused a traffic crash. His license business in Alabama.
ployee at Tractor Supply who had residence on West Seminole Avenue,
located a credit card and Georgia visiting her cousin when Scott allegedly _
driver'slicense outside the store. The came over and started the altercation.
iten re located near or on a bench. Reports say she did sustain a small
jwitutlide the doors, police note, cut on her- head and had several of her .
addingthat it is possible that the items hair extensions pulled ut. Officers also .
were accidentally dropped. spoke with one witness and to Scott.
Police are in the process of trying Reports say that Scott said there was no
to locate a law enforcement agency altercation and she was sleeping, but
in Georgia to make contact with the add that Scott had fresh blood on her

Jan.6 substance without prescription, drug equipment-pos- & f e Di
Melvin McBurrows, 26, of 1524 Scally St., charged with sess-and or use.
probation violation. James Carter, 70, of 6081 Hwy. 98W, Frostproof, I e Ta i o !
Montero Southall, 26, of 638 Tower Point Circle, charged charged with fraud-swindle-defraud financial institution,
with 3 counts probation violation. fraud-dispose of personal property under lien. F
PennyWienk, 51, of 539 Domaris Ave., charged with Hibert Garza, 30;ofE 335 8th St., Frostproof, charged
failure to appear-written promise to appear. with aggravated battery commit 2ndde felony A Personal C ncierge Service For:
aggravated battery..
Jan. 7 : RandalHamilton, 27,of461 East Lanechargedwith 2 Errands Shopping Meal Delivery
Jerry Clemmons, 47, of 200 Emerald Ave., charged with counts out-of-county wariani:
damage property-criminal mischief-over 200dollars under Pet Services and much, more!
1000 dollars. Jan. 9
Charles Hill, 37, of 9319 Pine Tree Dr., charged with 2 Michael Adamitis, 53, of 6 Marlow Rd., Frostproof, charged
counts probation violation. with 2 counts failure to appear-written promiseto appear.
Vincent Pittman, 25, of S 40 Phillip St., charged with Scott Edwards, 50, of 630 Eastwood Dr., charged with Alw Sd 10%
moving traffic violation-knowingly drive while license nonmoving traffic violation-driver present non current
suspended revoked, public order crimes-accessory after insurance, moving traffic viol-knowingly drive while .Ses o' L ^SCot
the fact 2nd degree felony, possession of weapon-or license suspended revoked.
ammo by other state felon, homicide-murderfirst degree David Hernandez,54 of 520 LemonSt., charged with
premeditated. out-of-county warrant.
Bertrand Rideaux, 24, of 40 Phillips St., charged with Jamie Thompson, 30, of 2 Eden Cemetery Rd*.
marijuana-possess-not more than 20 grams, crimes Frostproof, charged with marijuana-possess-not more than
against person-specif felonycommictact could cause 20 grams, drug equipment-possess-and or use.
death, weapon offense-use display etc. firearm during
felony, homicide-murder first degree premeditated. Jan. 10
William Wright, 26, of W 210 1st St., Frostproof, Vincente Chavez, 21, of W 3 Frostproof Rd., Frostproof,
charged with robbery-no firearm or weapon. charged with drugs-possess-controlled substance without
prescription, marijuana-possess-not more than 20 grams,
Jan.8 drug equipment-possess-and or use. If y u don't have
Bobby Beasley, 33, of 43 Hill St., charged with 4 counts Garet Hohenberger, 20, of 105 Lake Caloosa Landing, If y u d
fraud-impersonate-false ID regulated metals prop under Frostproof, charged with drugs-possess-controlled the time call
300 dollars, sex offender violation-fail to report name or substance without prescription, drug equipment-pos-
residence change, sex offender violation-fail to reregister sess-and or use, 2 counts moving traffic violation-drive 863-535-6253 '.
as required, fraud-swindle-obtain property under 20k while license suspended 2nd offense, 2 counts resist
dollars, larceny-grand theft 5k less than 10k dollars, officer-flee elude LEO with lights siren active, moving I'II get it done for you!
drugs-possess-controlled substance without prescription,, traffic violation-drive while license suspended 2nd.off006 -
drug equipment-possess-and or use, evidence-destroy- resist officer-flee elude LEO with lights siren active.
ing-tamper with or fabricate physical. Brandon Jones, 25, of E 203 Orange Ave., charged :
Timothy Brewer, 34, of S 912 Lake Reedy Blvd., with marijuana-possess-not more than 20 grams, drug
:rotroof, charged with drugs-possess-controlled i equipment-possess-and or use. s: a -I ---145-7a- -

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The 4th Thursday Book Discussion Group meets the fourth maximum. Some events have additional fees. All participants FREEi BREAKFAST
Thursdayofeach monthat11 a.m..TheJanuarytitleis"TheArtof receivea speallydesignedT-shirtToreceiveanentybooklet There is a free breakfast at B Street Community Center,.on the first and third Saturdays of everymonth, from
RacingintheRain"byGarth.Stein. Booksareavailableforcheckout inJanuaryorgetmoreinformationcall863-533-0055oremail 9 a.m. to 11 am. For more information, or to make donations, contact Reverend Alton Norwood at 863-618-
SchoenoffMeeting Room, LakeWales Library. Info:863-678-4004 7641 or stop by his address at 114 W. Crystal Ave., Lake Wales. The Rev.Norwood hasbeen doing free breakfasts Two weeks of athletic and recreational competitive events for the community since 2005. He has a website at
for men and women 50 years and over. Individual, partner
Painting Architecture in Watercolor with Professor ofArt Cathy and team events include: Archery, Badminton, Basketball 3 6:30 p.m. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with the first game March 12. Bridge is a centuries old card game. Leaming this
Cranford Futal, 6 p.m., Frostproof Art League, 12 EWall St, $10 on 3, Basketball Shooting, Billiards, Bocce, Bowling, Bridge, starting at 630 p.m.There will be new games and some larger game enhances memory and logic skills.
Smembers $12 non-members, supplies induded, must pre-register. Checkers, Chess, Cribbage, Dancing, Darts, Euchre, Field Events, jackpots.The packswill be $10.Thejackpotforthe last game will A minimumoffourstudents isrequired to hold the dass.The
Infou863-635-7271. Fishing, Fly Casting, 18 Hole Golf, Putt& Chip, Horseshoes, be $250.There will be two 50/50 games with all other games maximumnumberofstudents is 24.Thereis a $50 regisation
Lawn Bowling, Pepper, Pickleball, Powerlifting, Punt Pass & paying out $40.The snack barwill be open from 530 p.m. until feeforthe 6dlasses. An optional textbook will be availableto
Friday, Jan.24 Kick, Racquetball, 5K Road Race, Scrabble, Senior Smarts, Rifle halftime. 7510 Red Grange Boulevard, Indian Lake Estates. Info: student Bridge reviewand novice playerswill benefitfromr
Pinting with Acrylics with ArtistJoe Piatt, FrostproofArt Shooting,Trap Shooting, SkeetShooting, Shuffleboard, Softball, 863-692-1433. tis dass The dasses will teach and sharpen skills. Paymentand
League, 12 EWall St Friday, Jan. 24, Wednesday, Feb. 5, and Square Dancing, Sudoku, Swimming, TableTennis,Tennis, Track registration in advance is requiredto insurethenecessary number
Te ,Feb. 18,9 a.m.-5 p.m. $45foreach dass. Each dassisa and Walking. Gold, silver and bronze medals are awarded by The PolkCounty LibraryCooperativeoffers bookmobileservice of participants. Paymentis accepted incashorcheckatthe Lake
separatestudywith differentsubjects, all suppliesinduded. Must agedivisions. to outlyingregions ofourcounty.There arethree twice-monthly Wales Public Library during regular business hours. Creditordebit
preregister. Info:863-635-7271. The Games end with a free Closing Celebration atTheLakeland stops thatservethe Lake Walesarea: card payments can be made attheCity of Lake WalesCashier's
Centerfeaturing entertainment special awards, goodybags, door Office. For more information call 863-678-4004remaillibrary@
Saturday, an.25 prizes and more. Daytime hours and locationsthroughoutthe 2nd and 4th Tuesday at Village Green Apartments, State Road
da Natural Grove House -"Belly Laugh Day- a.m. Stop county vary. 60 east, 10- 11a.m.
norid's Natural Grove House -"Belly Laugh Da-O10 a.m. Stop 2nd and4th Tuesday at Lakeshore, State Road 60 east 11 a.m. The Night Owl Book Discussion Group meetsthefourth.
ynd tell us yourbestjokeand entrtowina 50 Gift erficate The akeWales CtyCommissionmeetsat6p.m.onthefist -Noon Tuesdayofeach monthat6 p.m. Booksareavailableforcheckout
and third Tuesday of each month in the Municipal Administration 2nd and 4thTuesday at Indian Lake Estates, State Road 60 east, Schoenoff Meeting Room, LakeWales Library, 6- 6:45 p.m. Info:
863-679110. Building and meets in workshops to discuss complicated issues. 1-230p.m.
LakeWaes r Show 4-8 m. Forth Sa of onth whenever necessary.Timeissetasideattheend ofeach regular Info: Robin Newman, Bookmobile ibrarian -863-834-4270or
LakeWalesar Show p.m. Fourth Saturday ofevery nt CtyCommission meeting forcomments from members ofthe The Lake Wales Public Library hosts two weeklyyoga
in Hisoric Downtown akeWales. Manyspecial events and p s. public Commission meetings are televised live on Comcast cable More info: classes Both are led by certified Yoga instructors. Classes
channel 6. Bookmobile.aspx meet each Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. in the
Polk County Sanctity of Life Celebration, 1-4:30 p.m., First Lake Wales Public Library's Meeting Room. Wear loose-fitting
LakeBWales Public Libraryas Meeing Room. Wear looseMemoria
BaptistChurch at the Mall in Lakland, 1010 East Memorial LakeWales Downtown Farmer's Market secondand fourth The4thThursdayBook DiscussionGroup meetsthe fourth clothing and bring water if desired. No prior experience is
Blvd. Admission isfree, childcare will not be providea. The Saturday each month, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., located in the Market Thursday of each month at11 a.m..TheJanuarytitle is'TheArtof needed. All skill levels are welcome. Class fees are $10 per
who attend ith a time of meaningful worship, followed by Square between Stuart Ave. and Park Ave. Localy grown fresh Racing in the Rain"by Garth Stein. Books are available for checkout class, $32for 4 classes or $60 for 8 classes of instruction. Class
powerfulspeakers and informative breakout sessions on a wide produce. For more information, call Mike Morrow, 863-412-6960 Schoenoff Meeting Room, akeWales Library. Info: 6784004 or fees may be paid at the City of Lake Wales Cashiers Office, 201
range of pro-lifetopics. Also includes a special session on sexual oremail WestCentral Ave., LW. Cash, checks or major credit cards are
purity for f teens. Registration: accepted. Payments of cash or check may be made at class.
polkcounty-sanftnsR oflifecelebration tt ikets9727249465 LakeWalesCarShow-4to8 p.m. Fourth Saturdayofevery Bridge classes at Lake Wales Public Library -The Lake Info: 863-678-4004.
For more info:863-683-2341. month in Historic Downtown LakeWales. Manyspecial events Wales Public Library will offer a six-part class, Bridge in
and prizes. the 21st Century. Certified instructor, Ken Broas will teach The Lake Wales Public Library's eReader Support Group meets
the class. Mr. Broas holds certification from the American eachThursday at 230 p.m. No fee orsignup required forthe group.
Sunday, Jan.26 AntiquesArts & Oddities in Downtown ake Wales- Antiques Contract Bridge League. He is a member of the American eReaderSupport Group provides basic training on Kindle, Nook&
First Presbyterian Concert Series,4 p.m.,16 N 3rd St LakeWales. iToyword Coffee Shop on Park Avenue first Saturday of Bridge Teachers Association. The six-part class will meet iPad use as well as the LWPLs eBook collection forthese devices
avid Km& Paul Jones:a duo of stunning musianship in the Toyword Coffee Shop on Park Avenue first Saturday of
David Kim & PaulJones:a du ofstunning musianshiinthe every month 205 East Park Ave Lake WalesContact Allan at each Wednesday afternoon, 2 until 3:30 p.m. in the Library's Drop ins areWELCOME! Location: LakeWales Public Library. Info:
Sanctuaryat First Presbyterian Church of keWales.Theconcert 352-446-8448. Schoenoff Meeting Room. Classes begin Feb. 5 and conclude 863-678-4004.
is open to the publicand an offering will be received that will
suppoitthe ongoing Concert Series at FPC. Info:863-676-0711. LakeWalesKiwanismeetsatakwood, 11:45a.m.-1 p.m.
Special meetingforopen membershiptime in January and
SMonday, Jan. 27 Februaryforthose interested in helpingkids inthecommunity. Ab
The GulfCoast Chapter ofthe Alzhemer's Assoc conducts Club meetsfirst and third Monday. Attendeespay for own lunch.
amonthly caregivers'support group. Meet with a trained
Alzheimer's counselor to discuss issues faced by caregivers. Meet LakeWales Quilters, second Tuesday of each month beginning
otherswhoare providing care to Alzheimers patients. 1-2 p.m., in March, 1 p.m., High Point Church, 150 Bums Ave., everyone is
SchoenoffMeeting Room, LakeWales ibrary.Info: ChrisWilcox, welcome. Info: Mrs. Suje Stiles, 863-676-3949.
TheLakeWales ionsClub meetsthesecondandfourth
A representativefromthe lOthCircuitCourtGuardian Ad Utem Tuesday ofthe month at 630 the American Legion Post71 A locally owned and operated
voluntee program is available in the librarys main lobbyto discuss onWestParkAvenue. Info: 863-676-6861 or wlions35@yahoo. Al yown an perted
volunteer opportunities with this program. Lake Wales Library's com. New members welcome! companyproviding services
Main Lobby, 10a.m.-noon. Info: 863-5344605. from the heart, safely and reliably,
American Legion Auxiliary Postuionthly meeting 1 pm., with a compassionate touch
E Tuesday,Jan. 28 first Saturday of every month:43 W Park Ave., Lake Wales.
First Baptist Church,333 E. Central Ave, ake Wales, January 28, Information: 863-589-5689.
11 a.m.
American Legion Post 71 Meeting, 6 pm., second Thursday of
JeffStice,former musician oftheyear, and Eric Bennett bass each month,43W Park Ave., Lake Wales. For more infortojoin,
singer of the year, members of Southem GospelsTriumphant call 863-589-5689.
Quartet will perform forthe Primetimers luncheon meeting. Cost
is 6 for lunh. Call 863-676-3436for info. Sons ofthe American Legion meeting, 6 p.m.,third Thursdayof
every month, 43W Park Ave., Lake Wales, 863-589-5689.
STuesday, Jan. 28and
Thursday,Jan. 30 American Legion Riders Meeting, 10a.m., third Saturdayof
a a each month. Maytake rides after the meetings 43 W Park Ave.,
iPad & iPhone Level 3 class will focus on the more Lake Wales, 863-589-5689.
experienced user, or students from the Level 2 class. In Level
3 instructor Len Angel will cover Photos, Camera, Audio Water colorsfor all levels with Don Porter, 9 a.m.- noon each
Video, Play-Back Controls, Push Notifications, Accessing Search Saturday. Frostproof Art League, 12 EastWall St, Frostproof.
Capability, taking an iPad screenshot, question from the dass, Painting with watercoloron going class. See DonSwebsite.The
and more. Registration is required and each class is $5 to first dass on Jan 18 isa free introduction. $10 members, $12 non
compensatetheinstructor.SchoenoffMeeting Room, Lake members.lnfo:863-635-7271. In-Home Homemaker Com panion Sitter Service Needs
Wales Library, 2 -4 p.m.
Painting With Pat Bowen Weekly on Monday, until April 28,
SReauningevents 9ga.m.-noon, Frostproof Art League, 12 EWall St, $10 members/ A Few Of Our Services Include:
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Teen Art Studio, 230 330 p.m. each Thursday until May 1.
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Nominate deserving couplesatthe Eagle Ridge Food Court from Quilting ForThe Beginner- Quilting with Barbara McFdarr,
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Page 20 The News Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Architect Alberto Alfonso, right, tours through the seven-pool Acqua
Pietra spa.

Above: Officials
from Mosaic and
other dignitaries
and invited guests
help cut the ribbon
during grand
opening ceremo-
nies at Streamsong
Resort west of Fort
Meade last Friday.

Past the lodge is the resort's two links style golf courses, as seen from the rooftop bar, Fragmen- In one area of the lobby there are the remains of a Megalodon which
tary Blue. swam in waters that covered the former mine land millions of years ago.

into a national recession, he recalled. t i
"I coured land holdings to identify
the location which in our view had the
biggest opportunity to create some-
thing really special," Mack said. "Trust
me when I say there was little here
at that time, except for the calming
sounds of the breezes whisking through
the property's native vegetation, and
the frequent sounds and sight of the
wildlife. It was at that time we started
to understand the largeness and
uniqueness of the property, when we
thought this could be the foundation of
something really interesting."
The Streamsong vision went public
in November 2010, at a time when most
companies had put ambitious plans on
the shelf.
"To be sure, this project wasn't
exactly a slam dunk," Mack said. "In
2008, the global financial crigis deci-
mated the hospitality sector. One could
logically ask at that time if we were
crazy to proceed on a project like this.
But to be successful in this project,
we needed to have the courage to be
different. We knew that Streamsong,
with its remote but intriguing location, A group relaxes at the edge of one of the many lakes on the property that will offer world-class bass fishing.
could not just be great, it really needed Interstate CEO Jim Abrahamson said comes next after phosphate has been you and show you today that we have
to be exceptional." there are already strong indications assuaged. Because if this is what comes kept those promises and accomplished
Resort officials said they had some Streamsong will be a hit. next, we're in great shape. This is a all of those objectives."
7,000 job applications, and eventually "At the end of the day, it's a business, global destination. It's exciting to know
hired about 300 employees to run the a business has to have good vitality that Central Florida will continue to be The features
facility. It is located about 15 miles west and has to grow," he said. "The pre- connected to the land."
of Fort Meade, which is the closest book, looking-at our booking dates Mosaic's Vice President for Land The site, last mined in the 1960s,
municipality. today, we're well ahead of where we Development and Management, Tom covers about 16,000 acres. Two 18-hole
"I can't tell you how many people we ever thought we'd be. When you have a Sunnarborg, said Streamsong repre- links style courses, carved out of the
have hired whose moms, dads, grand- grand opening, you're always worried sented more than just a commercial massive sand dunes left behind by the
parents, have worked in the phosphate about what the booking pace will be, venture. original mining operations, along with
industry. It's really rewarding," he added. but already we've seen it be enormous- He oversaw the construction project a pro shop, Fifty Nine Restaurant, a
Mack had his own description of the ly popular." from the start. bar and lounge, and 12 guest rooms
property. Florida Agriculture Commissioner "It's the culmination of a promise opened officially last January.
S"Streamsong is a decompression Adam Putnam noted that the resort's that we made a few years ago at our. Golf Week already has ranked the
zone where people can simply get away impact will be felt on a large scale. announcement event, and at our two courses named Red and Blue to
for a couple of days from the stresses of "The next chapter is being written, ground-breaking at this site almost underscore the simplicity and mini-
our daily lives," he said. and it's not just Polk. This is the Hardee two years ago," he recalled. "We talked malist nature of links golf- No. 12 and
Interstate Hotels is the company County story, this is the Manatee about the potential of what we can do No. 14 on their list of best golf resort
Mosaic picked to operate the resort. County story, this is the Polk County with reclaimed mining lands, how we destinations in the United States.
The golf operations are operated by story, this is the Hillsborough County could go above and beyond environ- The six story-lodge (the spa is on the
Kemper Sports, and opened a year ago story," Putnam noted. "The fear that mental sustainability, with economic ground level, rooftop bar Fragmentary
to worldwide acclaim, many of us have always had of what sustainability. We're so pleased to tell Blue is on what would be level six,

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 The News Page 21

Polk County Commissioner Melony Bell, center, a Fort Meade resident, shares a light moment Mosaic's Vice President for Land Development and Management, Tom Sunnarborg, left, chats
with Mosaic's Rich Mack, left, and Tom Sunnarborg prior to the start of the grand opening festivi- with Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, who grew up not that far from where the
ties at Streamsong Friday. resort is located.


Candace Seaborn, left, serves up a flute of champagne to Carol Acklery as part of the ribbon-cut- Bartow's Dawn Payne serves up the rooftop bar's signature drink called Pleiades, which includes
ting ceremony Friday at Mosaic's Streamsong Resort. vodka, grapefruit juice, and a cucumber slice, topped off with sauvignon blanc wine.

Wooden louvres open and close in the guest rooms to allow for as much or as little light as you'd
like. There is an area set aside to pay homage to the site's past as a working phosphate mine.
with four floors of guest rooms in-between) is home should expect from a luxury resort," said Richard Other amenities include nine spa treatment rooms
to three restaurants including SottoTerra, P205 and Mogensen, Streamsong's general manager. "With to go along with seven pools in the grotto-style spa, a
Fragmentary Blue. the opening of the Lodge, our guests can now ex- 1.7 outdoor nature trail, shooting clays, bass fishing
SottoTerra features contemporary Italian cuisine perience this incredible place in its entirety. From a and an outdoor "infinity" pool.
like osso buco, stone oven-roasted duck breast and breathtaking natural environment to luxurious ac- "You won't find another building like this lodge
chicken involtini. P205 (the chemical symbol for commodations, fantastic dining and incomparable anywhere in the world. What an amazing piece
phosphorus) offers traditional Floridian comfort guest service, Streamsong will no doubt emerge as of architecture, what an amazing piece of art.
foods like Apalachicola oysters, conch chowder and one of the most unique destinations in the United Streamsong is an excellent example of innova-
buttermilk fried chicken, while the rooftop has a pub- States and the world." tion at Mosaic. I could not be more thrilled or
style small plates menu including sriracha glazed All the restaurants and golf are open to the public, proud. What a remarkable place," Prokopanko
chicken skewers, warm blue cheese potato chips and The resort is not only hoping to snag golf enthusi- added, calling the resort's vision bold and auda-
buffalo pork rinds, asts, but also attract executive meeting and confer- cious. "The land was unused-and unnoticed for
"Our mission at Streamsong is to redefine what ence business with its 18,000 square feet of flexible decades. Streamsong demonstrates very clearly
guests, particularly golfers from all over the world, gathering space, what a visionary organization can accomplish."

Page 22 The News Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Greening money in federal budget

STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS year for the next five years.
That effort is tied to a new farm bill
which has yet to be finalized.
The Florida citrus industry is hoping U.S. Congressman Tom Rooney said
to get a major boost in its fight against a the money comes at a critical time.
disease that has the industry on track for "In our state, especially the 17th
one of its poorest seasons in decades. district, citrus is more than a crop. It's a
Florida officials last week announced 1 way of life, a part of our culture, and an
that abipartisan budget deal brokered economic boon that creates $9 billion in
in Wasilgton last week includes an annual economic impact and 76,000 jobs
.urimediate $20 million that would go in Florida," Rooney said. "Unfortunately,
to ongoing research efforts into citrus citrus greening is threatening to wipe
greening, which by some estimates has out our citrus industry and if Florida
irifected three in every four orange trees isn't producing oranges, Americans aren't
in the state.' drinking orange juice.
"This i 't everything we've been push- He added that much is at stake in the
ing fo iri di farm bill, but $20 million is fight against the disease.
agood s ti and will allow us to acceler- "By committing an additional $20 mil-
ate the research we've started," said U.S. lion in federal fundingto fight citrus
Senatr Bill Nelson (D-FL). greening, we can better work with ptate ,AP PH
This $20 million is in addition to the governments, universities and industry Southern Gardens Citrus horticulturist Timothy C. Gast holds leaves infected with citrus greening
$ 1 million Nelson helped secure two leaders to control, mitigate, and find a atthe Southrn Gardens Citrus grove in Clewiston.
y ars ago to fund the research into com- cure for citrus disease. This provision is
bating and eradicating the citrus disease vital to preserving Florida's citrus indus- On Jan. 10, the USDA estimated Florida's Mutual. "We are in an unprecedented
tlat's infected crops in Florida, California, try, strengthening our state's economy, total citrus crop at about 115 million boxes situation dealing with this disease and
Iouisiana, Georgia and South Carolina. and preserving a vibrant American food for the season, a drop of five percent over today's crop estimate only emphasize
.Additionally, the Florida Democrat supply," Rooney added. : its December estimate. Last year's total in how important it is for research to
continues to push for a provision in the The news comes with the backdrop of the state was 133.6 million boxes. uncover a solution."
Senate farm bill that would create a trust the most recent USDA crop forecast for. "Once again, citrus greening rears In 1989-90, production totaled
find to pay for the war on citrus green- citrus, which if true, would make it the its ugly head," said Michael W. Spaks, 110.2 million boxes because of a major
ing. It would provide up to $30 million a worst season in more than two decades. executive VP/CEO of Florida Citrus freeze during that growing season.

A11 LL would have let me, I would have stayed : he played and graduated with his nine in golf, and two in basketball.
in high school, because I enjoyed Bachelor of Science Degree in 1969. He was inducted into the Atlanta
FROM PAGE 1 high school. I loved my coaches and After dollege, he would be contact- Tip-Off Club, and later into the
Steachers and they took a lot of interest ed by headfootball coach and athletic Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame in
a nd holidays. His time at school in me." director Bubba Atwood to coach bas- 2011. During his induction, more
alowed him time away from the sweat To him, his teachers and coaches ketball and football. Even at 22 years than a fourth of the roughly 800 au-
d toil of work, and school sports were more thin mentors. They were old, many of the high school studehts dience members were former plaers.
Selped prolong that time. like family. They werethe ones who he coached looked much older than of his, he said.
In high school, he was a four-- helped him become who he is today. he did. His first year was flawless. Kelley is excited about being induct-
y)ar letterman in baseball for the "I loved all of them, and they were LaTitf-he returned to Frostproof ed into the Frostproof Hall of Fa ,e7.
B ulldogs, three-year letterman in a part of my extended family," Kelley where he spent one year working at and especially since, when he arrives
fpotball, and three-year letterman in said. Auburndale High School. He assumed for the Gala, it will have been over
basketball. He participated four years Their influence on him inspired return ingtl o hishomtown wiould be. 20 years since hJast ,et fr there.
... ba en... bu g 0 et Whzeny"uby
in track and field, which he enjoyed, him to become involved in education, welcoming; butso inich had changed "When g u erecogedit .
though other sports detracted him so that he can help others the same with so manyefamiliar faces having hometown, it means a lot," he said. "I
from it. Of all the sports he played in way his teachers helped him, he said. moved away, that it seemed like a have been gone for so long."
fiigh school, basketball was by far his After graduation, he attended different town to him. Cirrently, Kelley is enjoying retire-
favorite. Brevard Junior College in Coc6a on His feelingi' ut-of-place coupled ment with his ife and "soul mate" of
"I was a better baseball player than a basketball scholarship.Though with his wife's homesickness prompted 44 years. Together, they have had one
anything, but basketball was my first basketball was his favorite sport, themt6tr turn to Savannah in 1973, son, one daughtei; and five grnrdchil-
love," Kelley said. "I really enjoyed play- he admits to not being the greatest where he took a job at Savannah dren, all of whom have inherited his
,:ing it, andwe had some good teams." player on the court, but rather a Christian Preparatory School. love of sports:.: -
So dedicated was he to his school "plugger" who practiced hard to do He started first as an assistant bas- iOf all of his greatest achievements,;
that when it came time for him to grad- his best. ketball coat't, and later as head coach none of them compare to.the loving
uate in 1965, he did not wish to leave, Originally, he planned to transfer for 24 years. He later sacrificed his relationship he shares with his wife.
and would have continued playing if to the University of West Florida for coaching position to work in adminis- "That is the greatest thing in my life,"
given the chance. his junior and senior year, but was of- tration, first as the assistant principal, he said. "She is my sweetheart. She is
"I was not one of the people who fered a basketball scholarship by head and later, the principal. my soul mate. Always has been. Always
wanted to hurry up and get out and coach Bill Alexander from Armstrong As coach, he won 18 state will be."

E P 0 She began attending Warner She also valued working within the said. "She is really hard working and
S gUniversity in Lake Wales eight years high school main office, where she very deserving of the recognition."
ago and graduated with her bachelor's spent 11 years of her career, allowing Her future ambitions are to return'
,.ROM PAGE 1 degree in Educational Studies in her to gain experience by working to school for her master's degree and
December2012. alongside administration and guidance to continue within the teaching field.
Everthing that you have, you work for. Balancing the needs of her family, counselors. Her ultimate goal is to become a high
T hat is smething that was instilled especially her three children, along, "Professionally, I think I developed a school Spanish ESL teacher.
ito me as a child: that you have to with her work and education forced lot working in the office," she said. "The Her past experiences as a migrant
irkto et somewhere, to get an her to place college on hold several administration helped me become worker inspired her to pursue ier
education, to better yourself." times, taking her eight years to a leader myself and educate myself education and seek a better life for
er parents focus on their childrens complete her degree. Her long haul' more." herself. By working as a teacher, she
e ucation eventually paid off, as all eventually paid off when she graduat- This is the second time she has won wishes to inspire migrant students to
eight of them have since graduated ed from college around the same time the School-Related Employee of the do the same, though she understands
high schrol and received better- her daughter graduated high school., Year, though receiving it for the second if they wish to follow in the footstepsof
oportuities.- As a lifelong devout Catholic who year in fhe row was nevertheless a their parents.
When Espinoza graduated Frostproof regularly attends Holy Spirit Catholic shock. "I tell my kids now, when other
jigh School in 1995, she wanted Church, her religious faith motivated To her co-workers, she is more than people pick fruit, I tell them there is
t inspire other children, including her through her struggles in both life:. deserving of this award, as it reflects nothing wrong with that," she ex-
,igrant to'invest in education the and education. her dedicated, hard-working, and plained. "They are very good people,
sme wzher parents had inspired her "I knew God never left me alone, compassionate nature. and they work hard for their money."
to, thus inspiring her to seek a career that he was the one who would give Frostproof Elementary Library Media She hopes her experiences serve as
in education in the Polk County School, me the strength, the courage, an Specialist Debbie Wrye has known her an inspiration to students and migrants
System. the intelligence to keep going," se for over 15 years, first as someone who alike that anyone cpn better themselves
': She began working for the school said. "He is my friend, and He is thought her children in second grade, by seeking an eduqajtion, regardless of
s~stem 16 years ago, first as an ESL the one who set peace in my he rt, and later as a co-worker. She knows where they are in life.
paraprofessional, later progressing which helped me to overcome t ose firsthand of her caring and cmpas- "IIt doesi't matter ifyou recently
through positions in preschool and challenges.'" sionate nature toward students arid graduated high schoolitshe explained.
gh school, She began working at Of the many positions she has held their families, as someone who could "It is never too late. There's not a stop-
Sostp o f Elementary earlier this within the school system was as an ESL relate to them and was ready to warmly ping point of when to stop yourself. You
hol'ear as a pre-kindergarten paraprofessional, which allowed her to greet them when they stepped into the have to keep striving for excellence and
cher,-fter starting the school year at work with high school students with "- office:. continue your education to be a bettei;s
the middle-senior high school. learning disabilities. "She has always worked hard," Wrye person."

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 The News Page 23

Rotarians meet exotic creatures

SMichael Votruba had just arrived home from a long day at workwhen he spotted
an animal scurrying across the yard as he exited his vehicle. Votruba was clearly
able to identify the animal as a bobcat when it approached him growling. He
Sdrew the pistol he was carrying and took a fewsteps back. The bobcat lunged
Hiat him, attacking his leg. Votruba shook free and ran only a few steps before the
S.bobcat jumped on his chest. Again, Votrba fought back throwing the cat to
the ground and shooting twice. When the bobcat lunged at his chest yet again,
Votruba fired several more shots, killing the animal. Votruba wasnot seriously
Su injured during the attack, and immediately received the necessary rabies shots
Sand an updated tetanus shot. (Telegram & Gazette, Holden, MA, 6/20/13)

SJan Cooper, 72, was at home with her husband, Bob, 85, when she made a 911
~c all for help as a man attempted to break into their home. She told police to hurry
as the assailant was on her back porch trying to gain entry through a sliding door.
She told the police that she was armed with a .357 revolver and that she would
PHOTOS BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ' shoot if need be. When she heard the door sliding open, she fired. The intruder
fled, but was later found and arrested for burglary. don't mean to shoot any-
This brave Breakfast Rotarian, Lenore Schiller, seems pleased to say hello to this salmon boa body' said Cooper, "but whatever's necessary to literally stop them--he was not
constrictor. He looks like he wants a hug instead. going to come into my home"' (, Anaheim, CA, 6/12/13)

At approximately 11 p.m., a resident responded to the sound of an intruder ein-
tering his home. A 21-year-old man had used a shovel to break through a back
window and enter the residence.The resident retrieved a firearm and shot down
a hallway toward the intruder. The intruder, who already had a long list of previ-
ous offenses, was struck and later pronounced dead. The homeowner was re-
portedly not injured during the home invasion. (The Post & Courier, Orangeburg,
SC, 5/27/13)

Vanessa Colburn of Edward Jones smiles at this Jessica Grayson was driving behind a pickup truck when the truck suddenly
blue tongue skink held by Amber Cherwonik. Is stopped in front of her, blocking her lane. A man exited the truck and approached
"What's for breakfast" Lake Wales Breakfast he smiling back? Grayson's vehicle. He began beating on the window and grabbing the door han-
Rotarians got a chance to meet some critters
that have been rescued at the Tails of the Wild die in an attempt to get in. Jessica quickly pulled out her Colt .357 revolver."... I
sanctuary, and some of them had more than pointed my gun at him and told him to step away from my car or I would shoot
one leg up on the presentation, speaking of 'him'," Grayson explained. The assailant immediately backed away from her ve-
this hairy tarantula. Given that they visited hicle and left. "You hear a lot of stories about guns being used in crime, but they
the Lake Wales Country Club, do you suppose for reading the prevent crime every day, too;' Grayson said. "What if I hadn't had my gun that
he wanted to play a round of golf? Holding the Heartland Newspapers day?" (The Advertiser-Gleam, Danville, AL, 6/28/13)
creature is Gil Pinsonneault, manager.
Store owner, ArturoTaveras, 69, was working at McCann'sLiquors when a masked
man entered, pulled a gun on him and demanded money.Taveras did not hesi-
tate to draw his own firearm from his right hip and point it back at the would-be
robber. When he sawTaveras'gun, the attempted robber fled the premises. It was
last reported that police were reviewing surveillance video and searching for the
AU,1 attempted robber. (The Eagle-Tribune, Lawrence, MA, 6/4/13)

While walking down the sidewalk, a military service member was assaulted by a
man he did not know. As he was walking around 3 p.m., he was approached by
a stranger, who proceeded to verbally assault him before physically striking him
SOin the head. The attack was reportedly unprovoked. The service member, also a
concealed-carry permit holder, pulled out his firearm detaining the assailant un-
.... 1 (- til police arrived and arrested him. (The Olympian, Olympia, WA, 5/31/13)

A woman and her son were driving around 11:30 a.m. when a vehicle cut them
off and abruptly stopped in front of them. A man exited the vehicle, pulled the
SI i1 ~2 l at/ h i l g ~IIT w1iih td woman from her vehicle and held a knife to her throat. When the woman's son
got out of the car to confront his mother's attacker, he was reportedly punched
in the face. A passerby witnessed the attack and stopped to intervene with his
.tt 1 I .40-cal. handgun. When-the suspect saw the firearm, he quickly returned to his
vehicle and drove off. The good Samaritan who had stopped to help was able
to get the suspect's license plate number, which later resulted in the attacker's
arrest. He was charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature
and assault and third degree battery. (, Richland County, SC, 6/5/13)


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Page 24 The News Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Hall of Famer headlines Bowlegs festival entertainment

Celebrating 150th anniversary of Polk's only Civil War battle

Several of the state's top folk music are $15, and are available by calling
performers, including a Florida Artists 863-605-4131.
Hall of Fame member, will headline the The festival grounds open Saturday
music acts appearing at next weekend's morning at 10 a.m., with aspecial
Battle of Bowlegs Creek festival in Fort Ladies Tea at 10:45.
Meade. The entertainment starts at noon
Frank Thomas, a Lake Wales resident, with anoter legendary Florida folk
was inducted into the Florida hall in music entertainer, Jacksonville's Larry
2013 in a class that also included pop Mangum, taking to the stage. Among
singer Gloria Estefan. his more noted songs are "The Last
A 2011 article in the Florida Times Troubador," and 'Ain't It Great to Be
SUnion called Thomas the "last living Alive and Be In Florida."
treasure" of folk music in the state. His He also co-wrote the hit "Who's That
hit "Cracker Cowmen" is considered one Knocking" for country superstar Lee
of the gold standards in the music genre. Greenwood.
The local singing star even has his In all, he has recorded seven albums,
own namesake event, the Frank Thomas and also two live albums, and has
Florida Folk heritage and Misic Festival appeared in concert with such luminar-
at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park. ies as Wayland Jennings, Juice Newton,
He has also been called the "dean" of Alabama and more. His mother, Kate,
Florida folk music. was the guitar teacher for a young
"We're thrilled to be able to bring such RandyTravis.
top notchentertainers to our festival At 1 p.m. Winter Haven's Jerry Mincey
this year,"said Fort Meade Chamber will hit the festival stage.
of Commerce Director Priscilla Perry. PHOTOS PROVIDED "From gospel sings on. my
"Frank Thomas is a living legend, and Grandmother's front porch to the rock
someone that you do not want to miss as Lake Wales folk musican Larry Thomas, who was inducted last year into the Florida Artist's Hall bands of the 1960s that I played in, it
we pay tribute to our heritage and roots." of Fame, will headline entertainment next weekend at ort Meade's Battle of Bowlegs Creek has been a great journey," He played
Thomas was born in Clay County in Festival. i local bands with several of Wi'ter
1943, and for many years, sang with his "Bingo!" "Spanish Gold," "There Goes is free and open to the public. There is a Ha ven's notedi usician including Jim
wife Ann, who died in 2004. the Neighborhood," and 'Just Another $7 per vehicle donation for parking. Stafford, Gran Pairsons and Lobo.
According to the Florida Artists Hall Day." Battle re-enactments are scheduled "I was preordained to be a musician,"
of Fame, Frank, "was strongly influ- "Florida is to America what America is both Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 1 Mincey added. "I played in m first rock
enced at a very young age by listening to the world," Thomas said on a news- and 2. Saturday's battle should begin band at 14, by my first year of college I
to artists such as Hank Williams Sr. on paper interview.. around 2:30 p.m., following a memorial was lead guitar player for "The Spades,"
the Grand Ole Opry that he heard on a "It's like a big tossed salad with each one celebration to honor both Union and one of the premier bands to come out of
battery-powered radio in his childhood coming in with his own unique flavor." Confederate soldiers. Sunday's battle, Central Florida. A Florida tour with The
home in Middleburg, Fla., where they He has recorded nine albums and has complete with cannons and cavalry, will Zombies and The Searchers;secured us
had no electricity until the mid 1950s. over 500 songs, mostly about Florida, start at 2 p.m. a recording contractind a subsequent
Among his other popular titles are that he has written. The festival's major sponsor is Mosaic, trip to the RCA studios in Nashville."
"Cracker Nights," "Florida Stories," Thomas will perform Saturday after- while this year's entertainment pavilion Both Mangum and Mincey will
noon immedi- is being sponsored by Florida Public perform on Sunday as well, at noon anl
Sately following Utilities. I1 p.m., respectively.
the re-creation "We are extremely fortunate to have The entertainment continues Saturday
of the Battle of s'uch a truly high quality line-up of through the Battle of Bowlegs Creek Ball
Bowlegs Creek entertainers this year," Perry added. which starts at 7 p.m. and features the
by more than "Not only is Frank Thomas living leg- sounds of the Jackson Creek Band.
150 Civil War end, so too are Jerry incey and Larry The public is Anvitetto walk through
re-enactors at Mangum. They all have a long list of the authentically re-created Civil War
Fort Meade's albums, awards and accomplishments." camps, and there will be displays and
Outdoor The festivities actually kick off Friday, vendors on hand both Saturday and
Recreation Jan. 31 when school-aged children are Sunday with food and gift items.
SArea on U.S. inated to visit the festival grounds and The Battle of Bowlegs Creek was
Highway 98 just meetwith the Civil War re-enactors. fought on April 7, 1864, about two miles
east of the city. Various educational stations are set up south of the actual festival site. It was
The Fourth to give youngsters an idea of what life Polk County's only Civil War battle,
Annual Battle of was like in Florida in the 1860s, and the fought largely for cattle that moved
Bowlegs Creek students are then invited to stay and through the area that were supposed to
Heritage Festival have lunch with the Confederate and feed Confederate troops in Georgia.
Union soldiers. There was a death during the hostili-
Friday night is the Battle of Bowlegs ties leading up to the battle, and another
Winter Haven's Creek Dinner Dance, featuring a buffet Confederate fatality during the battle
Jerry Mincey dinner and music by the New Orleans itself, according to historians.
has recorded Nighthawks Jazz Band. The concert and For more information, go to www.
such albums as dinner will be held at the Fort Meade, or call the
"Narcoossee Lucy" Mobile Home Park community building, Fort Meade Chamber of Commerce at
and others. starting at 7 p.m. Dinner dance tickets 863-285-8253.

which celebrates Polk County's only Civil War battle. Bowlegs Creek Heritage Festival in Fort Meade.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 The News Page 25

Parade honors Martin Luther King Jr

Lake Wales Mayor
Eugene Fultz smiles
and waves from
the parade line
as he passes by
at Monday's 2014
Martin Luther King
Jr. Parade in Lake

The King and Queen of the iILK Beautillions and Debutantes Awards program wave to the crowd
on Lincoln Avenue at Monday's 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in Lake Wales. Pictured is King
DJ Irvis and Queen Quan Pitts.

Grand Marshall
Terrye Howell
waves to the
crowd as she A sunny day and a cool breeze follow The Lake'- These young ladies put some pep in their step
makes her way Wales Highlander Marching Band as their as they dance their way down Lincoln Avenue
down Lincoln music fills the air at Monday's 2014 Martin in Monday's 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade
Avenue in Luther King Jr. Paradein Lake Wales. in Lake Wales.
Monday's 2014
Martin Luther AA
King Jr. Parade -1
in Lake Wales.

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The Lake Wales Steelers march down Lincoln Avenue as they honor the memory and celebrate:
the life of Martin Luther King Monday's 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade in Lake Wales. The Color Guard leads the way at Monday's 2014Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in Lake Wale


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Page 26 The News Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Fans flock for Florida Flywheeler fun

Crowds were huge
again last week
as the Florida
Flywheelers hosted
its 27th annual
antique engine and
tractor "Swamp
Meet.' For four
days, thousands of
visitors were either
coming or going,
on foot, or in one of
the courtesy trams
that ran from the
entrance of the
240-acre park on
Avon Park Cutoff
Road to the parking



This engine's smoke rings, which belched .. .
every few seconds, had lots of visitors looking
skyward. The Florida Flywheelers will host
their final event of the 2014 season,its 22nd
Clewiston's Bill Swindle, second from right, annual antique engine and tractor show,
shows offan interesting piece of wood at the Feb. 19-22. This year's featured machine will
Gulf corner filling station which is located in be the.Minneapolis-Moline tractor. For more
the park's oldfashioned village. information, visit It wouldn't be a Flywheelers show without people getting a close-up look at lots and lots of
vintage tractors. Here, Hugh Cuthbertson of Bradenton, left, looks at this machine with Bill
Cleland, center, of Sterling Heights, Michigan,and Klaus Janssen of Hamburg, Germany.

: Above: Orlando's John Carmichael cleans up his 1926 Chevrolet ton stake bed truck.

Left: Finding a comfortable place to relax and spenda few minutes to chat with a new friend is
always part of the Flywheeler experience. Here, Richard Mohr, left, and Ronald Spurgeon, center,
discuss their experiences as Vietnam War veterans. Enjoying some time in the rocking chair on
the front porch of"Granny's Antiques" is Ronald's wife Nancy. They are from Columbus, Ind. Mohr
is from Delaware.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 The News Page 27

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' Yo ur M e a l Take a taste of New Also on the menu are some Mexican favorites as
W 4.'ith tThis ad. Jersey, add some Mexi- well. From Mexican soups like corn soup and tortilla
SPresentthis coupon tothe ashierat t time of le and receive a 10% can spice and what've soup to a came asado platter, chimichan gas, quesadlr
discount off your total bill (including entrees, drinks, side items and desserts). can spice and what've soup to a cae asado platter chimichangas, quesadil-
you got? Tla or faits the menu also ser es the discriminating ,
oupon expires Jaary 31, 214. Valid oy at participating yougot? Thelatestentry las or fajitas, the menu also se dis
SPerkins Resaurant.and Bakery locations. in Lake Wales eatery south-of-the-border palate. Tacos are available along:
S150 E. Van Flet Driv, I scene-Don Vittai ant with seafood specialties including spicy scallSop, ,er-
I 150 E. Van Fleet Drive, I Mexican t auntt N --
Mexican Restaurant. viche and Tilapia Alajillo. :
SBartow, 863533-9688 I Located on busy Standard Ameri-Miex fare like pork chops, baked
O;opnnCnpwnoMppn-, M a pdicatiri P ddns Rd ghnnh & taks saand fre d, alt s e'' '
0I WId I 2 U.S. 27 just sou o.f i dou Mamdouh and chicken and country fried steak are also aailable.
Sid oM 'aeed o cah. Only o 'ginal iopono acncnd. Muilad, w amperl, t Italia w p f or
d eoRodn6 a itraaem. a iaaoun a
'Id ni ii I the State Road 6ier- Dave Imkhoun n Prices vary from $3.50 for appetizers like gar
: .I : ...-. . j, change, Don Vito Res- bread with cheese to$17.99 for a seafood combo platteir
taurant is located next door o the Royale Inn on the with shrimp, clams, mussels, calamari and sea scallops
east side of the highway, bd don't worry, you can't
Smiss it. The exterior is paiint. a brilliant lime green.
a "- WThe interior of the brand ew re'taurant is a little
y ikw w cumore traditional as is the menu crafted by owners Dave a
,A aAsB i2.2 &n Imkhoun and Abdou Mamdouh. It fe~turesi myriad of
11" '" ,fT FR traditional Italian dishes with 'fe, Mexican favorites
i ,i A. Ecmppts tossed in, all developed by Imkhoun in his 35 years
.- as a restauranteur in the northeast. He still owns
tilla ,his first restaurant in Woodbridge, New Jersey and is
g P a 70O1 bring that taste down south.
Le ,bss fZ c s md Topping the menu:are Italian favorites like Chicken
y Piccata, Veal Marsala, Ziti Bolognese ad spaghetti Booths topped with stained glass lighting give.,
with a few twists thrown in like the famous Rutgers Don Vito's Restaurant in Lake Wales a real family atmosphere.
wwaa o University "Fat Sandwich."
"The fat sandwich is just what it sounds like," Sandwiches hover around $5.50 for a t
Imkhoun explains. "It's fried mozzarella sticks, chicken sandwich to $7.95 for the fabulous Earthquake combo
tenders, onion rings and french fries, all served on a that serves up a double. burger with bacon, lettuce;
terrific bun." tomato, onion and cheese sandwich coupled with a
It is available at the homey restaurant along with fountain drink and French fries. Kids meals are $4.50
I o. the more familiar Stromboli, Calzone, sausage roll for spaghetti and meatballs, a chicken tenders with
and the unforgettable New York style pizza, he adds. French fries or a cheeseburger and fries.
All the goodies offered are from Imkhoun's own For those looking for a slightly lighter fare, the
recipes or those he's learned over the years and tweaked $5.95 wraps are a real pleaser. The chicken Caesar
Ito suit his and his customers'-taste. "Everything we wrap features grilled chicken, romaine lettuce with
do here is fresh, tasty and all made right here," he a tasty Caesar dressing, but alternatives include the-
S 0iMIN, Fist ViSit RIN says. "We even make our own pizza dough ... noth- chicken wrap, the Buffalo chicken wrap as well as an
SCOM il IN ouN ing frozen." eggplant wrap and the Italian wrap.
SO"N SPECIAL i Imkhoun and Mamdouh didn't just jump into To cap off a fabulous meal, the dessert menu;
Buy one Dinner get the second Dinner the Lake Wales restaurant business' uninformed, they includes tiramisu, cheesecake, chocolate mousse and a
HALF OFF explained recently, traditional flan. Any one can be had for $4.25 or less.
Limit one er customer. Exp. Marc31, 2014 "We did a tour of what the area had to offer and Don Vito also offers take out service and orders-
11411'_ __._ pill: knew we could add to that and bring something new. may be called in at 863-679-1300. If you need: a
and different to the market," Mamdouh said. Mamdouh street address in addition to the lime green building
.. runs the front of the houise while Imkhoun is the chef to find Don Vito's, it is located at 19001 U.S. Highway
and takes care of the kitchen. 27 in Lake Wales.

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Page 28 The News Wednesday, January 22, 2014

HOMRt Y"c/' loud

How to create a rainwater harvesting system

Rainwater collection is a way to con- thousands of gallons of rainwater each Determine your roofing material, water flow through the water.collection
serve water that can be adopted by both year. To learn just how much water Potable water can be harvested from system.
private homeowners and businesses, can be harvested, as well as how many homes with sheet metal or slate Create a water collection area. A
Harvesting water during peak times of natural resources can be produced roofing. Clay or adobe tiles also may be portion of the gutter system should
precipitation ensures water will be on from that rain, visit acceptable. Asphalt, wood shingles and be removed so that it connects to the
hand during drought or when water com, where men and women can tar roofs may leach toxic chemicals collection barrel or tank. As the rain
restrictions are implemented. Making calculate their rain collection potential into the water, making it unsafe for falls, it will run down the roof and into
use of rainwater reduces reliance on by geographic location and average drinking. This rainwater may only be the gutters before it streams into the
underground wells or municipal water rainfall. Afterward, homeowners may be collected to use for irrigation methods downspouts. The downspout connected
systems. Harvesting rainwater also can inclined to establish their own rainwa- or washing cars and outdoor items, to the tank will deposit the water direct-
help prevent flooding and soil erosion, ter harvesting systems. Here is how to Check gutter materials. Some ly inside. Filters can be installed to help
The average homeowner can collect get started: gutters are made with lead soldering block the flow of debris.
components. A commercial lead swab Outfit the tank for overflow and wa-
test can help you determine if there is ter usage. A spigot and hose connection
A :F lead present in your gutters. At a later makes it easy to use the collected water
time you can choose to replace the for outdoor purposes. Many rainwater
gutters if you desire a potable supply of collection systems are designed with
water. an overflow safeguard that will prevent
: l Invest in a collection tank or barrel. the water from backing up through the
Specializing in: A number of manufacturers offer system. It will divert the rainwater back
Roof-overs Carports prefabricated rain collection systems out of the downspout when the barrel
Screen Rooms Glass/Vinyl Windows complete with collection barrels. or tank is full.
Otherwise, you can use your own bar- A rainwater collection system har-
Rescreening Pool Cages, rel or tank to house the collected water, nesses a natural source of water to be
Seamless Gutter Vinyl Siding/Soffit Ensure it is large enough to handle the used for gardens and other outdoor
Materials for do-it-yourselfers volume of water collected, purposes. This water doesn't contain
SPurchase and install leaf guards. chlorine or other additives, making
r -y If your home is surrounded by many it relatively clean and safe to use.
trees, you probably accumulate leaf Homeowners should check to see if a
and tree debris in your home gutters permit is necessary to install a rainwa-
and downspouts. Leaf guards will help ter collection system and then begin
keep the gutters clear and increase gathering water for various uses.
863,676,5174* 863 528.0353
Greg Shelton, Owner
508 Edgewater Dr. Lake Wales, FL 33853

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Rather than have rainwater flow out of downspouts to the ground, homeowners can collect that
rainwater in barrels to use it as a sustainable source of water.



Wednesday, January 22, 2014 The News Page 29

Improve your home and diet

Swith a vegetable garden

Planting a garden can add aesthetic which plants are most likely to thrive heavy downpours. Don't place the Know when to plant
appeal and functionality to a property. in their gardens. Expansion is-always a garden too close to rain gutters or near
Vegetable gardens can ransform possibility down the road. a pool, where splash-out may occur. Many of the foods grown in veg-
landscapes while puttinr healthy and Select a location that is isolated from etable gardens, including tomatoes
homegrown food on the table. By Choose a location pets so the plants are not trampled and peppers, are summer vegetables,
growing their own fruits and vegeta- and cats and dogs do not relieve which means they reach peak ripeness
bles, homeowners have total control Spend some time examining your themselves nearby. after the height of the summer season.
over what foods'can be harvested, and landscape. Vegetables generally need Pumpkins, brussel sprouts and peas are
they can ensure sustainable, safe prac- ample warmth and sunlight to thrive, Decide what to plant planted to be harvested later onwThese
tices are used to care for the plants. so find an area of the yard that gets plants may be put in the ground alittle
Vegetable gardens can be compact several hours of direct sunlight pet When deciding what to plant, con- later than others.
or expansive, depending on how day. sider what you eat and how much pro- It is less expensive to start seedlings
much space is available to cultivate. A sunny spot is good, but you also duce the household consumes, then indoors and then transplant them to a
However, first-time gardeners may want a location with adequate drain- choose vegetables that fit with your garden when the time comes. Seeds can
want to begin small so they can hone age so your garden does not succumb diet. Some vegetables, like peppers, be started three to four weeks before
their skills and experiment to see to flooding or fungus during and after tomatoes, eggplant, and squash, pro- they would be put outdoors. Many
duce throughout the season. Others, vegetables are planted outside in April
such as carrots and corn, produce one or May, but definitely after frost condi-
crop and then expire. Plan accordingly tions have waned. Read seed packets to
when you purchase plants or seeds, know exactly when to plant or consult
as you want enough food but not so, with the nursery where you purchased
much that it will go to waste. established seedlings. You also can visit
Choose three to four different The Garden Helper atwww.thegarden
vegetables and plant them in the to find out when to
garden. Select varieties that require plant, seed depth and how long it takes
sfiilar soil conditions, so that you plants to reach maturity.
can adjust the pH and mix of the soil Vegetable gardens can become
accordingly. This will serve as good central components of outdoor home
practice, particularly the first year of landscapes. Not only do gardens add
your garden. After you have mastered aesthetic appeal, but also they produce
the basics, you can branch out into fresh fruits and vegetables to enjoy
other produce. throughout the season.

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Page 30 The News Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Making a difference one bowl at a time

By KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ something like 1862 paintings to his
He was mentor to artist Gerri Sage, who
Hunger is a real thing in Lake Wales, and also painted a bowl of her own. Lake Wales Care
the Lake Wales Care Center has embarked And that is not all. Center Executive
on their Soup-er Bowls for Hunger Relief There will be a live auction and special Director Rob Quam
campaign. program featuring the hand painted bowls got in on the
On Friday, Jan. 10, local celebrities and 5:30-7 p.m. on Jan. 31 at the Downtown action too, seen
artists gathered at the ToyWorld Youth Market Place at 205 E. Park Ave. here painting his
Coffee House to paint bowls --all kinds If there is inclement weather, the auc- quite exquisite
of them, too. There were large bowls and tion will proceed at the First Presbyterian bowl.
small bowls, and all kinds of beautiful Church Fellowship Hall.
paint. Signature Soups will be generously K PHOTOS BY
Local artists gave tips to those novice provided by local restaurants including: BERKOWITZ
painters, who perhaps do not paint at all, Chalet Suzanne, Crazy Fish, Arcade Coffee
or who paint infrequently. & Sandwich Shop, Candlelight Caf6, and 2
Tom Freeman assisted, as did others, as Lake Ashton TheView.
they examined each other's bowls, to add Proceeds from the event hosted by the
"a little of this" or of "that." Lake Wales Care Center will be used in the
Freeman remarked that he has Care Center's Hunger Relief programs.

Armington of
The Village
Kitchen Shoppe
is mesmerized
by the beautiful
painting she is
doing on her
bowl, though
she would not v i
likely be one L-5
to tell you just
how pretty it is.

Barbara Connor of the Lake Wales Arts Council
Artist Anne Rosenvald-Moore paints her bowl, takes her time, while enjoying the painting
a stained glass pattern. process.



Jan. 31, Feb. 1 and 2
Outdoor Recreation Area, Fort Meade
Char Leipply shows off her bowl painting of Come celebrate the 150th anniversary of Polk County's
Bok Tower. only Civil War batter. Authentic Civil War re-eneactors will
re-created the Battle of Bowlegs Creek at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
Parking is $7 donation per vehicle, all
Saturday and Sunday events are free.

Jerry Fuller looks on as acclaimed artist Tom J
Freeman stops to smile for a photo at the
Empty Bowls 2014 Soup-er Bowls for Hunger
Relief, when local celebrities painted bowls
that will beauctioned off at the Jan. 31 finale
event. Proceeds from the event will go to The bowls await the firing and glazing stage,
fundthe Lake Wales Care Center campaign for which will bring all their beautiful colors to
hunger relief in Lake Wales. life.
Friday, Jan 31
School Day, students invited to tour camps, see deomonstrations,
eat with re-enactors
7-9 p.m. Battle of Bowlegs Creek dinner dance
Saturday, Feb. 1
10 a.m. Authentic Civil War camps, festival, open
10:45 Ladies Tea
12 noon -- Florida Public Utilities Entertainment Pavillion opens featuring
Florida folk music giants FrankThomas, Jerry Mincey and others
12 noon -- Cannon demonstrations
1:45 p.m. -- Colors, Union and Confederate Memorial Ceremony.
2:30 p.m. -- Battle of Bowlegs Creek re-enactment
7 p.m. Battle of Bowlegs Creek Ball
Sunday, Feb. 2
10 a.m. Festival, camps open to the public
11 a.m. Florida Public Utilities Entertainment Pavillion featuring Florida
folk music legends Frank Thomas, Jerry Mincey and others
2 p.m. Battle of Bowlegs Creek re-enactment
5 p.m. Festival closes'
Vendors, demonstrations, entertainment all day long
Saturday and Sunday! Come celebrate!
For more information, or
4call Fort Meade Chamber of Commerce at 863-285-8253

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The eyes have it

One of the true emergencies that
occur in dogs, cats and other pets is the ThomasB.Schotman
eye. While irritation from dust, dirt etc. T
can be a transient and self-resolving
event,, a painful eye with eyelids closed i:
and lots of matter coming from the eye
is an emergency.
. Themore common cause of these
symptoms is a corneal ulcer. This is an
injury to the membrane that covers the
outer layer of the clear part of the eye,
thecornea. This clear lens does not your veterinarian direct any treatments.
have a direct blood supply. A defect to Recently a dog presented that the owner
this outer membrane allows bacteria had used hydrogen peroxide on the dog's
from the tears to invade the structure eye which resulted in such severe pathol-
of the clear "crystalline" cornea. This ogy that the eye had to be removed. Eye
results in pain and discomfort, exces- ointments with cortisone are contra-in-,
sive tear production, and a'disarray of dicated in treatment of an ulcer andwill
the clear tissue of the cornea. Untreated promote a worsening of the lesion.
the infection can invade deeper into the Corneal ulcers can "melt" very quickly
tissue and result in a perforation to the and need immediate attention..
eye which often results in the necessity There are many other problems
of removing the eye. When treatment ( that can develop related to the eye.
antibiotics, etc.) is initiated immediate- Cataracts, glaucoma, cancer and a
ly, the eye can heal. Often there is a scar variety of other diseases can affect the,
or spot left 6n the cornea. eye, however, after 30-plus years in PHOTOS PROVIDED
The only safe treatment for an in- practice, the corneal ulcer is the most
flamThe only safe treatment is saline solution common. Mosthe cases orneal ulcer is the most Untreated the infection can invade deeper into the tissue and result in a perforation to the eye
flamed eye at home is saline solution common. Most cases resolve without
(artificial tears, eye wash). Please do not incident if they are diagnosed and which often results in the necessity of removing the eye.
apply anything else to the eye. ... Let treated promptly.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014 The News Page 33

Leader of the pack

By ELSA LARSEN when he sits, gradually begin to lower wait. It may take time but your dog will
TRIPSWITHPETS.COM the food dish to the ground. If he gets sit. The instant he does, reward him by
up, pull the food dish away and stand immediately giving him the ball or toy.
With the proliferation of dog training upright. Once again, ask your dog to sit.
TV shows, it seems that these days, When he does, begin to lower the food Unruly when you
there is no shortage of advice available dish. As long as he is able to maintain a bring out the leash?
to dog owners whose homes and lives sit, the food dish gets closer. If he gets
are ruled by their out of control canines. up, the food dish goes away. Do this You can work the same magic when
Many of these shows follow a rank- until you are able to place the dish on you bring out your dog's leash. Most
based training protocol which is mod- the ground without the dog moving, dogs have learned that the leash
eled on wolf pack hierarchy. If we want Use your "go ahead and move signal" (I predicts walks and most dogs love going
our dogs to behave, the theory goes, we prefer "OK") and let him have his meal. for walks. The sight of a leash tends to
must act like the human equivalent of an PHO P D elicit all kinds of crazy behavior when
alpha wolf and be the boss in our doggy PHOTOCrazy around toys? it appears. Ask your dog to sit and then
packs. Unfortunately, being the boss, Training a dog is the art of being the alpha. pick up the leash. If your dog starts to
more often than not, has come to mean Does your dog almost knock you go crazy, put the leash away. When your
the use of alpha rolls (pinning a dog on access to resources. In our lives with our down in his enthusiasm to get to his ball dog calms down, ask for a sit and pick
its back until he/she submits) and scruff dogs there are many things including or toy? Teach him to rein it in by sitting up the leash once more. Repeat this
shakes (grabbing the dog by the loose food that we can use as leverage over our nicely until you grant him permission until you are able to pick up the leash
skin on his/her neck and giving the dog dogs. Afavorite toy, a dog bone or a comfy to have the toy. With the ball in your and have your dog remain in a sit.
a firm shake) and other rough handling couch all provide a wonderful opportunity hand, ask your dog to sit. If he insists on Whether you choose to call yourself
techniques to get our dogs to behave. to teach your dog to be more respectful, jumping on you, you can simply turn an alpha or not, instead of trying to
The emphasis here is on punishment. Control access to these goodies and you'll away from him or if he is too enthusi- control your dog through intimidation,
Many early studies of wolf behavior never have to alpha roll your dog again. astic, have him tethered with a 6-foot why not, instead, try to maintain
were based on observations of captive leash. Resist the impulse to repeat sit harmony by controlling access to all
wolves whose "packs" often consisted Teach your dog over and over again. Ask once and then resources like a true pack leader?
of unrelated adults living together. In to ask politely
these groups, behaviorists noted violent
rivalries between individual members Does your dog love to go out into the
of the pack. In the pack there was a back yard? You can use that drive to your
lead wolf (the alpha) and a lead female. advantage. Ask your pup or dog to sit
Social order was maintained through at the door. When she sits, slowly begin
domination and control. to open the door. If she moves, close
Wild wolf packs, on the other hand the door gently (don't slam the door,
usually consist of the breeding pair and your dog, the idea here isn't to hurt her)
their cubs. Young males are allowed to Repeat this until your dog is remaining in
stay with the pack until they are old a sit with the door fully open. T is might
enough to vie for dominance, at which take some time be patient. Once the
time they are forced to leave the pack door is open, tell her "OK" or "free" (use
and start their own packs, thus eliminat- whatever word you like to signal that your
ing the need to expend valuable calories dog can now go outside) and allow your
on simply maintaining breeding status. dog to move. You can also use this for-
While the breeding pair do regulate the exiting the car ... going through the dog
members of the pack, violence for its park gate ... or letting your dog exit the
own sake wouldinot only be counterpro- kennel. Sitting still until you release your
ductive, it would be unnecessary. Wild dog is a nice way to say "may I, please?"
wolf pack behavior is structured around
hunting and procreation. It is a social, How does your dog behave
cooperative relationship that is all about around the food dish?
obtaining enough food and resources to
keep the species alive. Does your dog rush you when you
get out his food dish? If so, teach him
Is there another way? to control himself whenever food is
present. If your dog is super rambunc-
'Does being boss mean that you have tious, you may need to tether him for
to be bossy? Can you control your dog this exercise. Have him on a leash and
without throwing your weight around? tie the leash to a doorknob or a heavy
Stripped down to the bare bones, control piece of furniture. Pour the food into
of the pack is maintained by controlling your dog's dish. Ask your dog to sit and

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Page 34 The News Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Locals take the Honor Flight

An experience they'll never forget

By KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ Troutman made a presentation about "My father was in the Army Medical
KLBERKOWITZ@HEARTLANDNEWSPAPERS.COM Honor Flight with a personal twist. Corps, and he went in at age 32; and
He signed up to be a guardian on he's not here now, so he never got to
The shells no longer buzz above one of the flights, which means that see this," said Troutman.
their heads, the smoke has cleared he had to pay $400, and this would Godwin joined the Navy right out of
from the air, but they'll never forget enable him to be a chaperone for one high school, at age 18, 70 years ago.
the battle haze and the faces of their of the veterans who were attending The group boarded buses at
brave comrades who paid the ultimate the Honor Flight. Said Preston, he Baltimore Airport and then rode to
price. asked if there were any veterans from Washington, D.C.
And that is why Honor Flight of West Polk County who would be going, and Their first stop was the Air Force
Central Florida was created in 2010, Honor Flight advised him that there Memorial. They visited the WWII
part of the official Regional Hub of the was one veteran from Frostproof: Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial and
National Honor Flight Network. Royce Godwin. others.
According to their website, www. Interestingly enough, Troutman said "But the main purpose of our going, the special flight he worked with Godwin for years, and was to go to the WWII Memorial,"
is a program designed to honor WWII never knew that he even served in Troutman said.
veterans by giving them a chance to fly WWII, as he never talked about it. Describing part of the memorial,
to Washington, D.C., to visit Veterans So the pair embarked on the adven- he notes that each state has its own
memorials in Washington, D.C., all ture that Troutman counts as "one of pilaster with its name on it.
expenses paid. the top 10 things I've experienced in There is a pond with fountains, and
So far, they have completed 15 life." at one end of the half circle is the PHOTOS BY KATHY LEIGH BERKOWITZ
missions, and flown 1,097 veterans to Troutman often wept during his Pacific Campaign and the opposite
D.C. to see their memorials. presentation, and there were Rotarians end is the Atlantic Campaign. Down on one knee, Preston Troutman makes a
There are about 32,000 World War who did, as well. One wall has stars on it, and each video presentation to the Lake Wales Breakfast
II veterans living in the West Central He noted there were 405,000 star represents 400 killed in WWII. Rotary at a recent meeting at Lake Wales Country
Florida area, and according to Col. American soldiers killed in WWII, and "There are 405,000 that died in Club. The video talked about the Honor Flight
Gary Clark, USAF (Ret), chairman of 59,000 in Vietnam. WWII, and this is very moving to see and both Troutman and the veteran he was
the Polk County Veterans Council, Troutman said he visited the this," Troutman said. assigned for the tripshared their remembrances.
"Honor Flight for WWII veterans is a Vietnam monument and located the They also visited the Korean Godwin was on a Navy ship, whose
time sensitive challenge. There is an names of two young men he knew Memorial and the Air and Space sister ship got sunk in a harbor.
urgency to honor these heroes who from Frostproof who had perished in Museum which houses the Gemini "We had pulled out and they had
saved the world as quickly as possible. Vietnam. spacecraft, the Mercury, and the Spirit pulled in, and they got sunk by a
At a recent meeting of the Lake The flight left Lakeland Lnder of St. Louis, Lindberg's plane. Japanese submarine, a two-man
Wales Breakfast Rotary Club, Preston Airport and flew to Baltimore, Md. Rotarians laughed as Troutman suicide sub," he said.
"It was only a 21-hour day, but one showed-the slide of Godwin with "the Another time, his ship was getting
I will never forget," says Troutman. USO girls," one of the honored tradi- ready to go into the Philippine Islands,
He wanted to be a guardian, he said, tions ofthe war, when singers would and he says, "The skipper called us all
because his father also had served in perform, to lighten, if only for a while, to the top deck and said we've been in
the military, the burden of the war. close calls, but if we get out of this onei
Troutman was told about the Honor "My dad landed on Normandy alive, we'll be damn lucky. I want to
Flight by his brother, who said "You Beadh," Troutman said, noting that tell you I was a protestant, but I went
really need to do this," i. :;hisi hospital made 21 moves from to a Catholic service that morning."
any of t v ns are whe1chi Normandy to Berlin, operating on He thanked Troutman and said the
P bound, he notes, though Godwin was a'bout 6,700 men at an 8 percent Honor Flight "was quite an experience."
ambulatory, because the trip was so mortality rate. 'And I will cherish that for the rest of
intense, he was in a chair too. |After the war, Troutman's father my life," he said.
: :"This trip started when I picked ~ icame an obstetrician. ***
up Royce at 3 a.m. in the morming : "He told my mom he'd seen all the Honor Flight Mission #16 will depart
Nov. 12, and I delivered him back to death and dying he wanted to see," he from Lakeland Linder Airport in April.
his home at 11 p.m. That was only a added. The exact date is to be determined.
21-hour day," he said, "But one that I'll Godwin, who spoke little at the Donations are welcome, contribute to
never forget." meeting, was presented a scrapbook the Community Foundation of Greater
SSen. Bob Dole of Kansas noted on of his time together with Troutman on Lakeland and indicate Honor Flight
the video, it was the "best program I'ie the Honor Flight, as well as a Guardian on your donation. Consider making
ever been associated with." : Bell with a Marine Corps emblem on a donation in the name of a parent,
WWII veterans are dying at a rate of it, since the Marines are the guardians child, sibling, etc., as a Christmas
800a day, the video noted. of the Navy, he said. present this year Their goal is $35,000.
'One veteran on the video said that "And you can hang that on your Those who know a WWII veteran who
after seeing the memorial, he feels like rear view mirror, that's for your own has not participated are encouraged to
he has come full circle. protection," noted Troutman. tell them about Honor Flight.
"Now if I croak, so what!" he joked. Son, Rep. Baxter Troutman, present- Visit www.HonorFlightWCEorg and
*Royce Godwin tells what it was like to serve in "If it weren't for these guys, we'd ed a plaque to Godwin in honor of download an application. Those who
the Navy during WWII, while thanking Preston already be occupied," said Troutman, his grandfather and his "combined" wish to be a guardian can fill out an
Troutman for being his guardian during the urging the group to take a flight : service, "for making this country what application and will need to pay $400
Honor Flight they took to Washington DC. themselves. it is." or more for the honor.

Sn m r i o

Rep. Baxter Troutman makes a presentation to Royce Godwin for his service in WWII.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 The News Page 35

Hoping for tech help in our backyard

Area companies partnering with Poly to get helpfor themselves

By CATHY PALMER in the fields of Madrid cited his Greenovative Homes issues," he added.
CORRESPONDENT science, technol- as a potential beneficiary of Florida Poly Other firms that joined Florida Poly's
ogy, engineering research, list of partners also include the Central
Bartow's Madrid Engineering has and math," said "We believe Florida Poly will be in- Florida Development Council, Chastain
joined Brighthouse Networks and four Bright House VP volved in sustainability research which Skillman, the Lakeland Economic
other firms in partnerships with Florida Kevin Hyman. is something our Greenovative Homes Development Council, Steripack and the
Polytechnic Engineering University that "We're looking and products can benefit from in the Tampa Port Authority.
may help the companies solve technical forward to lending future," he said. "There are all sorts of FPU Chief Operating Officer Ava
problems in the future or lead to em- our knowledge possibilities. Parker said that industry partners sup-
ployment or internship opportunities and expertise in "This is a very powerful opportunity port the university in a number of ways,
for students. communications for us to team with the new university including internships, industry analysis,
Madrid Engineering president Larry as well as being in- and no telling where it will lead." advising curriculum development,
Madrid said the partnership means Lar Madrid troduced to bright Madrid said his partnership agree- sharing resources and joint research and
students will get hands-on learning young talent." ment with FPU is "very broad" and the teaching projects.
experiences at the collegiate level and Brighthouse provides high-speed university "can come to us or we can go "Industry partners are at the core
may help the company with technical communication and media accegs to to them." of Florida Poly's mission to provide
issues in the future. millions of customers nationwide, and Madrid also cited developments science, math, engineering and tech-
"We are a hands-on technical compa- according to Hyman, technology is the over the last 20 years as reasons for nology students the training they need
ny," Madrid said. "And since there isn't a backbone of its network infrastructure, the partnership. "There have been to assume leadership roles in industry
local civil engineering college, we have Madrid, on the other hand, said his amazing developments in such things after graduation," added Sean Malott,
had to hire from other universities. This company may focus on working with as construction materials," he said. "We the university's Director of Strategic
is right in our backyard and Florida freshmen and sophomore students for I see Florida Poly becoming aleader in Business and Education Partnerships. :
Poly's applied physics programs could help. "We believe we can work with developing new ideas and methods "The capability this gives usis
very well help us in the future." these students to get them going in the that will improve things for all of us. We amazing," Madrid said. "This should put
"We're proud to support Florida Poly right direction that will ultimately help love innovative uses of materials or new us on the cutting edge both in research
and its dedication to applied learning all of us." materials to help us solve engineering and industry."


Despicable Me 2 on the wall "People who han- County Road 540A to Winter Lake Road shifted onto newly constructed travel lanes.
die public relations from four to six lanes. Motorists should Motorists should expect intermittent '
Main Street Bartow Inc.'s Movie on the for businesses, non- expect northbound and/or southbound lane closures on State Road 37 at the '
Wall this Friday features Despicable Me 2 profits, government lane closures from 6:30 p.m.-5:30 a.m. for Mulberry Bridge from south of State. '
and will get underway as the sun goes and other entities several months, as crews install roadway Road 60 over the Alafia River while cews;
down. are invited to take drainage pipe, add drainage pipe be- erect bridge beams and piles.. "
The movies arepshown in the empty lot full advantage of neath driveways and widen the roadway. Work on this project includes wi:'ning
at the 99erof Main Street and Wilson the opportunity to Northbound and southbound traffic from the existing two-lane roadwayt a four-
Avenu., participate m this | south ofAutumnwood Grove Boulevard lane roadway separated with d median
In this anated film, Gru, theex-super professional devel- to north oflike Hancock Road remains from Dean Street north to SW 4tStreet.
villain is adjusting to family life and an at- opment activity that :
tempted honest living in the jam business. will clearly demon-
A secret Arctic laboratory is stolen and Gru strate howAPR can
is recruited to help investigate. be the key to a very. indy riodguez
The ievie is free and people going successful and rewarding public relations
should takewith them chairs and blankets. career," said Cindy Rodriguez, a formeT i
The Union Middle School Band will be president of the FPRA chapter, who will Y
selling refreshments. lead the session as chair of the chapter's
accreditation committee.
Ma tin named to state Rodriguez said APR is broadlyrecog- ::
nized as a"mark of distinction" for public
Republican= post relations professionals since it demon-:
J.C. Mrtin, Reublican State strates broad knowledge of PR, sound
Committeeman for Polk County, has professional judgment, strategicperspe66 :
been named tive and a high level of commitment to thd a
Parliamentarian profession and its ethical practice.
to the Republican "Studies show that APR's typically earn
Party of Florida. more than their non-accredited counter-
Martin currently parts and are viewed as valuable coun-
is serving on selors for the organizations they serve,"
the RPOF State Rodriguez said, adding that APR enhances
Board of Directors opportunities for professionals to gain
representing the recognition, higher wages and a seat at the
17th Congressional corporate strategic planning table.
District. Rodriguez, who is employed as director
of communications at Bartow-based A-C-T
certified member Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc., noted
J.C. Martin of the National that the APR credential offers "tremen-
Association of Parliamentarians, has served dous value" to agencies, companies and
as Parliamentarian for the Polk Republicans. associations in making decisions related to
under the past three chairmen. While recruiting new staff and promoting from
a manager at Kelley Buick GMC for an w e registration deadline for the APR.
occupation, Martin has been a student of The registration deadline for the APR
Parliamentary Procedure for~the past three session is 5 p.m. Friday, Jan.31. PR people
decades since he was presidept of his high who want more information about APR
school FFA parliamentary pocedure team. or wish to RSVP for the session should
Their team won the State Ch~-mpionship. contact Rodriguez at 863-559-7542 or
Rodriguez to host info Revival scheduled
session at FPRA meeting St. Paul AME Church, 31 SE Martin
What are the benefits thatpublic Luther King Jr. St., Fort Meade, will have. ,-
relatiqns practitioners can expect to 7 a three-night revival Jan. 26-28. 4.W
derive from achieving accredited in public On Sunday, the revival will start at
relations status? 6 p.m., Monday and.Tuesday's events
PR pros will learn the answer to this will start at 7p.m.
question when the Dick Pope/Polk County Rev. Ella Edwards, pastor of the Ivey
Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Chapel AME Church in Nocatee is the
Association presents an APR information evangelist.
session on Tuesday, Feb. 4. It is open to the public.
The session is from 5:30-7 p.m. in the
community room atRegal Lakeland Lane closures -o ,ro
Automotive Group at 925 U.S. Highway 98 in the area this week
S., Lakeland, and is free of charge forFPRA 1
members and nonmembers. Work continues to expand U.S. 98 from

Page 36 The News Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Board may need county OK on impact fee use

By CATHY PALMER told the board that "procedurally," the added.-"It's an accountability thing." Berryman asked the board to consider
CORRESPONDENT county wants to see suggested projects "What if we disagree with the coun- someone "just come in and look to see
before the projects are begun. He said ty?" asked Board Member Kay Fields. we have the best practices in place."
The Polk County School Board will the rule would only apply to "growth "Who says yea or nay? Who decides?" The attorney's office includes Bridges
be holding its Jan. 28 meeting at Ridge necessitated" projects which are Rivers explained that there was no and part-time counsel John Murphy.
Community High School in Davenport. construction projects like new schools existing appeal process in the county's Murphy deals with charter schools
The board's work session will begin at 1 or improvements related to increased ordinance, issues because Bridges' wife, Carolyn, is
p.m., with the regular meeting at 5 p.m. development in areas that impact Board Member Hugh Berryman said the director over that department.
The agenda for that meeting has schools. there "was some public mistrust on "When Murphy took over charter
not yet been completed. However, the Board Attorney Wes Bridges appeared how the money has been spent and school issues, we thought it would be
board is expected to review a proposal to take umbrage to the suggestion, they just want a transparent policy. cost neutral," Berryman said. "But it
from one board member at the last asking "are you saying we have to get They could disallow impact fees and we went way over the 10 hours aweek he
session to cut meetings from twice a the county manager's blessing for any certainly don't want to go there." had been working."
month to one meeting. construction?" Rivers countered saying, Board Chairman Dick Mullenax said "I don't think we realized that charter
Board Member Lori Cunningham sug- "They want us to tell them up front he had discussed the issue with County schools would take so much time,"
gested the once a month meeting without about projects instead of after." Commissioner George Lindsay and Mullenax said. "I'm just concerned
discussion last week. She gave no reason "Sounds like they want to be a school Lindsay said he would discuss the issue about over $2 million a year in legal
to her fellow board members when board," Bridges added. further with his board, fees," Berryman said. "I just want to
making the suggestion. Superintendent Board member Tim Harris said this "They are reaching out to help us," know we have the right structure in
of Schools Kathryn LeRoy said she would would be a "totally different approach" he said. "This is a small way we can place, not the people. Are we doing
consider the proposal and report to the to expending the county-collected funds. help them. They are getting hammered it right or not,.that's what I want to
board on the 28th. "We have no problem with getting about the Teneroc situation." know."
At the board's Jan. 14 meeting, the their okay up front," Rivers countered. The "situation" Mullenax referred to Cunningham suggested the board ta-
board learned that it may have to get Board Member Hazel Sellers said the involved the recent death of a Teneroc ble the issue until its February meeting.
the Board of County Commission and county would only turn down a capital High School student who was killed "I agree we should table it. This is
County Manager's approval for the improverient project if it didn't meet while walking along a county road not the time to spend more money on
use of impact fees before it initiates the county ordinance's directives, without sidewalks. experts," said Fields. "I agree that the
projects to use the funds the county "Do they think we've built things Also on Jan. 14, the board discussed $10,000-$15,000 is alot, but if it tells
collects from new development. they didn't want?" Harris countered. having outside experts review the oper- us we can save $100,000, it would be a
Assistant Superintendent Greg Rivers "It is ultimately their decision;" Sellers ations of the board's legal department, good thing," Berryman said.

Allied veterans prompts charity reform proposal

By BRANDON LARRABEE amid revelations that a company she go into a statewide database that could implement the bill.
THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA co-owned while serving earlier in be accessed online. Legitimate charities are largely lining
the Legislature provided consulting The proposal would also make it up behind the measure.
TALLAHASSEE In the wake of an services for Allied Veterans. more difficult to shift money among "It's so nice to hear that some over-
alleged charity scam that helped cost Carroll was never charged with any various entities, like Allied Veterans sight and some quality assurance in
the state's former lieutenant governor wrongdoing. did, without drawing attention, the nonprofit field is coming our way,"
her job, Agriculture Commissioner Putnam said the measure is not Putnam said. said Pam Truitt, with the Patterson -
Adam Putnam and a pair of law- meant to "give busy people one less The legislation calls for $175,000 to Foundation in Sarasota. '
makers are pushing legislation that reason to give back" by making it more
would tighten rules on nonprofit difficult to be involved in legitimate..
organizations. charities.
The measure is aimed at giving the "But if you're using shell games and
state and consumers more information an umbrella organization to hide a M
about what charities, particularly those multimillion-dollar operation that is
that raise large amounts of money, criminal in niature, where millions of i
are doing with contributions. Putnam dollars are flowing in under the guise
unveiled the legislation Wednesday thaf you're helping veterans, those
at a meeting of the Florida Nonprofit- days are over," he said.
Alliance, where members largely Sen. Jeff Brandeis, R-St. Peters burg,
seemed receptive. conceded that the Allied Veterans
It comes less than a year after scandal was part of a wave of increased
state and.federal authorities arrest- scrutiny on nonprofits that prompted,
ed 57 people associated with St. the bill.
Augustine-based Allied Veterans of the "I think obviously that's one reason
World, which was accused of posing as that we're providing such intense focus
a charity while.running a $300 million on it this year," said Brandes, who is
illegal gambling ring through dozens sponsoring the Senate version of the
of Internet cafes around the state. Lt. measure (SB 638).
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Veterans ease post-combat stress with horse therapy

By BOB MASSEY is working to set up a national
CORRESPONDENT equestrian therapy center in Osceola
County that would be properly
A growing number of combat vet- staffed to document what works and
erans in Central Florida are learning why and develop best practices. That
to deal with post-traumatic stress way more veterans could benefit
disorder with a unique and reward- from good programs.
ing type of therapy horses. "Horses are prey animals," Monroe
"The idea started out as learning explained. "They run first and ask
about a class called 'Medicine and questions later, so they live in this
Horsemanship' that was being state of hyper-vigilance. They are
taught at Stanford University," said keenly aware of their surroundings,
Dr. Manette Monroe. "That was ac- they tend to overreact. If a car back-
tually used to help medical students fires, the horse will go (running) in
with their bedside manner and with the other direction as fast as it can. I w
stress related to medical school. That's a lot of the same feelings and
When I learned a little more about emotions that veterans with PTSD
that, I started reading some more in have. COURTESY USF
the literature about what was being "By putting the veterans together
done in the community with horses with the horses and the veterans A veteran works with a horse as part of the University of Central Florida's Horses for Heroes
and helping different populations. learning to work calmly around program designed to help veterans deal with the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder.
"I started reading about the PTSD the horses and have the horses be
work with the veterans, and it just comfortable with them they're One of the outcomes that has change cells in parts of the brain
made so much sense to me but actually training themselves to be impressed Monroe is that the results that impact personality, self-regu-
there was no research being done. more calm, work better within their last. lation, anger and memory. Previous
There were a lot of good stories and own environment, interact as a team Her early study included industry studies have found that mindful-
a lot of good results that were out member with another very skittish standard tests for PTSD and depres- ness-based stress reduction in wom-
there, but no one was doing any being, and learn self-soothing." sion as well as narrative evaluations en with chronic fatigue syndrome
approved research." About six months into the endeav- with each of the eight veterans. can reverse some brain atrophy and
Monroe an assistant dean for or, Monroe went before the Osceola Before the equestrian treatment, improve cognitive functions. The
students at the University of Central County Commission to garner finan- the vets' mean score on Becks UCF College of Medicine hopes to
Florida College of Medicine and cial support for the program. She Depression Index was 19.4 with a replicate that study with veterans
a lifelong horse rider decided said all the veterans were extremely, range of 43 to 8. After the treatment, and also look at how equestrian
to perform an official study, and shy when they started the program the depression score dropped to therapy helps disabled veterans
became its lead author. The study even among each other. Yet all of 8.5 and a range of 28 to 2. The most physically. Monroe also has a.grant
followed eight Central Florida them showed up to the commission impressive result was a veteran who to study the impact of equestrian
veterans who sustained physical and meeting and four actually got up began with a score of 43, indicating therapy on autistic children.
emotional injuries through combat to speak. severe depression, and improved to "If people are willing to challenge
in Iraq, Afghanistan or Vietnam. "These guys would have hardly a 13 (minimal depression) after the themselves and take a chance and
They were the first to go through a made eye contact with anyone six therapy. The statistical results were do something outside of their com-
new eight-week Horses and Heroes months prior," Monroe said. "They backed up by anonymous narrative fort zone, then they're going to reap
equestrian program coordinated by knew they were going to be on comments. a lot of benefits from that process,"
UCF, Heavenly Hoofs, and SADLES television and in front of the entire "I brought the first group back Monroe said. "I have people, who.
of Umatilla. The study determined county commission, and it was really < after six months and tested them now have been through the program
that the veterans were less depressed amazing to see the transformation." again," Monroe said, "and they had and have gone back to college. I
and experienced fewer symptoms As a result, the commission ap- retained almost 90 percent of the have one guy who actually has an
after participating in the new lo- proved building a $1.4 million ther- improvements they had made. It amputation where he has lost his leg
cal therapeutic horseback riding apeutic riding center at the county's lasts. It's not just a Band-Aid." at the hip and has turned out to be
therapy. 150-acre Chisolm Park, just minutes In the future, the study will expand one of the leaders in our program.
Equestrian therapy is a relatively from the UCF medical school. The to determine whether equestrian He has learned to ride a bicycle.
new approach to PTSD. So far little facility will include indoor arenas, therapy aids "neuroplasticity," the I asked him how he did that, and
scientific study exists on the pro- which would be available for year- idea that the brain changes and he said, 'You got (me) on a horse.
grams that do exist in some parts round therapy sessions. It is sched- atrophies because of environmental So after that, I felt like I could do
of the nation. That's why Monroe uled for completion by spring. factors such as stress. Such factors anything."'

Drinking linked to faster mental decline in men

By MALCOLM RITTER age if they've been drinking heavily equivalent of about two extra years administered every five years.
AP SCIENCE WRITER for years, new research suggests. of aging for a combined measure Accelerated decline was seen for
The study of about 5,000 British of mental abilities like reasoning, the heaviest-drinking group, which
NEW YORK Middle-aged men civil servants found that over a and about six years for memory. The included 469 men with a wide range
risk a faster mental decline as they decade, the added decline was the heavy drinkers' abilities were com- of alcohol intake. The minimum
pared to those of men who drank amount was the equivalent of about
moderately or abstained. 13 ounces of wine a day or about
It's no surprise that heavy alcohol 30 ounces of beer. The maximum was
consumption can affect the brain, about three times that.
but the study focuses on an age range Men drinking that minimum
that has received much less attention amount are not necessarily at risk for
from alcohol researchers than the accelerated mental decline, since the
elderly and college students. results pertain to the'category over-
The work was published online all, said Sara Jo Nixon, a substance
Wednesday by the journal Neurology. abuse researcher at the University of
Researchers.found no such effect in Florida in Gainesville, who did not
women, but the study included too few participate in the work.
female heavy drinkers to test the effect She also said that the study shows
of drinking the same amount as in a link between drinking and faster
men, said Severine Sabia, a study au- mental decline but not proof that
thor from University College London. alcohol intake was responsible. And
In an email, she said it was not she said that because of the sensitive
possible to identify a specific mini- mental tests used in the study, the
mum level of consumption at which extra declines in performance may
the risk begins in men. be too subtle to make a difference
Her study used data from over in daily life. Sabia said she believed
20 years. Using questionnaires; the difference would eventually be
researchers calculated the men's noticeable.
average daily intake of alcohol for Still, Nixon said, the study "does
AP PHOTO the decade up to when they were an suggest that middle-aged to young-
average of 56 years old. Then, they old individuals do need to pay
Middle-aged men risk a faster mental decline as they age if they've been drinking heavily for tracked decline in mental abilities attention to what their drinking
years, new research suggests. The work was published Wednesday, Jan. 15. over the following decade from tests habits have been, and are."

Page 38 The News Wednesday, January 22, 2014


Residents invited to Firefighters among the first Regency Center for Women and Infants, member of the corporate executive team
attend volunteer fair to give gift of life in style as well as Lake Wales Medical Center. and assists in providing overall strategic
Each unit donated can help up to three leadership to the company. Norman is
The Florida Department of Elder When blood donors roll up their patients and it takes approximately directly responsible for overseeing the
Affairs' SHINE Program is available to sleeves at the City of Auburndale Fire 1,500 donors a month to support the operating activities of the company's
provide free, unbiased information and Station, they'll be the first to save blood needs of those facilities, subsidiary businesses: Good Shepherd
assistance to Florida Medicare benefi- lives on board Winter Haven Hospital The Center has a fleet of three Hospice Inc. in Polk, Highlands and
ciaries as they carefully evaluate their Community Blood Centers new 40 foot bloodmobiles, which collect about Hardee counties; LifePath Hospice, Inc.
health care options, bloodmobile. 65 percent of all blood donations. It in Hillsborough County; Chapters Health
The SHINE Program, operated local- The bloodmobile is complete with also operates two fixed site donation Senior Independence, Inc. as well as the
ly by the West Central Florida Area new equipment, spacious registration locations in Polk County. Care Navigation Center.
Agency on Aging Inc. has a Volunteer area, a hydraulic stabilization system
Fair. This event, is free and open to keep it steady, a surround sound Fire Rescue now Trauma litigation piles up
to the public. It is from to 3 p.m. stereo system and enough donation accepting credit cards ith S on G
Jan. 28 at the Winter Haven Public beds to collect blood from five donors With Surgeon General John
Library, 325 Avenue A NW in Winter at a time. Polk County Fire Rescue is now Armstrong describing court fights
Haven. "Voluntary blood donations ensure accepting credit cards for ambulance as the "unpleasantness," the Florida
The Volunteer Fair will feature local that a supply is available when patients payments. Previously, patients could Department of Health said it faces
agencies that serve older adults and in- need it. The new bus will hopefully only pay by mailing checks or money 19 legal cases related to decisions
dividuals with disabilities. To reserve a allow us to collect donations in an orders to Fire Rescue's P.O. Box. about approving new trauma centers.
seat or to learn more about the SHINE efficient and timely manner while pro- Patients can go to the online pay- Armstrong and agency General
Program, call the local Elder Helpline at viding a more comfortable experience ment center at, Counsel Jennifer Tschetter gave a
1-800-963-5337. Individuals may also for donors," said Kayla Kapp, a recruit- billpay, to make their credit card pay- presentation to the House Health
visit designated SHINE counseling sites er/coordinator for the Winter Haven ments. Polk County Fire Rescue uses Innovation Subcommittee about
or attend enrollment events in local Hospital Community Blood Center. a third party to process the payment, the trauma system, which has been
communities. For a listing of SHINE The Community Blood Center is the which is completely secure, embroiled since 2011 in legal disputes
counseling sites and public events, sole supplier of blood to Winter Haven If patients prefer not to use the about new trauma centers.
please visit Hospital, Winter Haven Hospital's online payment option they can still Many of the cases, pending in the 1st
pay using the traditional method by District Court of Appeal and the state
Wl mailing their check or money order to: Division of Administrative Hearings,
VX W eli are" Polk County Fire Rescue focus on department decisions that have
Brian Robino, Local Licensed Rep Health Plans PO. Box 917734 allowed trauma centers to operate at
863-514-7441 Orlando, FL 32891-7734 Blake Medical Center in Manatee County,
----------- ----Payment plans are also available. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
1-877-MY-WELLCARE | TTY 711 For information on Polk County Fire in Pasco County and Ocala Regional
8 a.m.-8 p.m. 7 days a week I Rescue visit Medical Center in Marion County.
Hospitals that have long olperated trauma
WellCare (HM) ijs a Mediae Advantage oTgai:ation wl a kicr contra. En nt in Wel ar CHS names COO centers in theTampa Bay, Jacksonville
Welare (HMO) is na M renewdica a o are Advatage organiation with a Medicart D and Spcle ll and Gainesville areas have challenged
iHMO depends on contract renewal. A variety of Mecare Advantage Part 0 and Speca Needs p Chapters Health System has named new trauma-facility approvals.
S1ay be discusse. Marcia "Toni" Norman as the chief The Department of Health sent nine
Y N'NG (S Aceped 0VA 9050 Wedare 20B1 NA 083 WVC operating officer for the regional cases, most involving Blake Medical
nonprofit organization. Center and Regional Medical Center
^ : E yeasfNorman is a Bayonet Point, to the state Division of
certified hospice Administrative Hearings earlier this
nurse and has a month. But the department also faces
.Put the puzzle pieces bachelor's degree legal challenges because of decisions
and a master's to deny trauma-center approvals at
together and achieve iin Healthcare Osceola Regional Medical Center in
better hearing. Administration Kissimmee and at Jackson North and
b e s fo m from the University Jackson South hospitals in Miami-ade
Sof Saint Francis County, according to information pre-
in Joliet, 11. She sented to the House panel. A major part
comes to Chapters of the litigation stems from decisions
Health with 24 by an administrative law judge and the
years of hands-on 1st District Court of Appeal that the
Sarcia "Toni" Norman experience starting department had used an invalid rule
up, growing and operating for-profit and in approving new trauma centers. The
o nonprofit hospice and palliative care department has tried to put together a
o organizations across the country. She has replacement rule, but that also has led
solid experience in program growth activi- to divisions in the hospital industry.
Comprehensive Testing Customized Technology ties, building strong leadership teams and As a result, the department will hold
S dProvider C C a reputation for change management. Her a public negotiating session Jan. 23 that
Certified ComplimentaryFollow-Up Care most recent experience was as president will be led by former Florida Supreme
Courtesy cleanings Complimentary.fine-tunings Free educational materials and CEO with Seasons Hospice, at which Court Justice Kenneth Bell.
she served for more than 16 years in the News Service of Florida
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Staying on top of hereditary heart risk

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 69. Two DEAR DR. ROACH: What can you tell symptomatic, and they can be removed
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I had no symptoms. My doctor, family, cer, doesn't affect fertility or sexual incorporate them in the column
friends and I were stunned. I was too (] []- function, and usually doesn't need to whenever possible. Readers may email
healthy to have been struck by a heart be treated. A hydrocele is diagnosed questions to ToYourGoodHealthmed.
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To celebrate Heart Month, the BayCare wellness buses are coming to your
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[ Blood pressure S. Glucose (Alc) 8 Body mass index (BMI) IS Total cholesterol
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January 22, 2014
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Did you know.that one-third of all air leakage in a
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You might think your home is well insulated, but if it
has conventional air permeable fiberglass or cellulose
insulation, gaps, seams or damage could compromise
its performance.
Taking a tour of your home's insulation may not
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for the four key stops to make on your tour, courtesy
of the industry specialists at Icynene and at www. Joni Gerard
Stop #1 The Attic
Look out for sagging insulation batts or gaps.
Are there any signs of moisture or mold on the
Make sure soffit vents are not covered by insula-
tion to maintain airflow. This home at 8829 Sheppard Dr, closed on 01/03/2014, sold for $125, 000 in Legacy Real Estate, Inc.
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INSULATION 12 and detached 2 car garage. Joni Gerard was the listing agent.

1_ 'Stately Residence
SUN. JANUARY 26, 2014. 2 -4 PM E ral alms
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Stop #2 The Basement option that can provide a built-in vapor
Check insulation around the rim barrier.
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basement foundation walls) for gaps. on the insulation.
Seal any penetrations that go
through the basement ceiling to the Stop #4 The Room Over the Garage
floor above, including those for electri- Is the room too cold in the winter
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Look for signs of moisture or mold benefit from spray foam insulation
on the insulation. for complete air sealing and proper
adhesion to the garage ceiling.
Stop #3 The Crawl Space Look for sagging insulation batts
Make sure the floor above a crawl- and gaps.
space is well insulated to keep heat Check for signs of moisture on the
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4 bed/3 bath concrete block 4346 sq.ft.
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breakfast bar, and detached enclosed back porch, and HOME This large 5 bedroom and a 12x11 storage building. 2 BATH each side has all
workshop/barn on a little over inside laundry room. Home 2 bath Victorian home with a Reduced to $44,900 ID appliances, and screened
7 acres of land, partially POTENTIAL GALORE!! This needs work; listed for wrap-around porch features #152 PRIME PLUS REAL porch. The total sq. ft. living
fenced perfect for horses and cozy 2 bedroom home is $36,900 ID #12 hardwood floors throughout, ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040 space is 2,226 needs work;
cows; listed for $64,900 ID located on a large shaded lot. PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. mal liind nin romf a reduced to 99,900 ID
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HOME 3 bedroom 2 bath PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. closets in both bedrooms, Reduced to $164,900 ID countertops, skylight, wood fireplace facing both living
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window, ample cabinet space, #766 PRIME PLUS REAL rate screened porch. porch. This home has a new
eat-in kitchen, dual sinks in BUNGALOW STYLE HOME ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040 MULBERRY HOME 3 Bed- Reduced to $124,900 ID roof, new well pump, and an
master bath, inside laundry, 2 bedroom 1 bath located on room 2 bath Foreclosure in #2541 PRIME PLUS REAL oversized 2 car garage on a
and 2 car garage, listed at almost 1/2 of an acre. Spa- Mulberry, just minutes from ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040 nice shaded lot. It sits on
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PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. kitchen with dining area. 2 car Bedroom 1 bath block home lot with formal living and fami- reduced to $74 90
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space, breakfast bar, large BEAUTIFUL 2 .STORY
2004 CONTEMPORARY closets in both bedrooms, HOME Large 2 story home
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home with cathedral ceilings, reduced to $55,000 ID appliances & fresh paint. This
5 C Street 3 bedrooms, 2 2616 Sand Pine Trail- A rare find. Beautiful custom pantry closet, pass-through #766 PRIME PLUS REAL home features solid surface
bath wit pooland onebed- Extremely nice 4 bedroom 2 built home on almost 7 acres. window, ample cabinet space, ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040 countertops, skylight, wood
room garage apartment. Wood bath oversized double wide Spacious 3 bedrooms, 2 eat-in kitchen, dual sinks in floors, claw foot tub in master
floors, fireplace, nice front and mobile home has formal living baths has gouret kitchen master bath, inside laundry, bath, front porch, and sepa-
back screened porches room with built in tv unit, dining ith aft Maid cabinets, gran- and 2 car garage, listed at CONTEMPORARY HOME 3 rate screened porch.
Reduce price to $110,000 room with built in corner cabi- steel appliances, double oven $114,900 ID #1033 Bedroom 1 bath block home Reduced to $124,900 ID
Call Wesley @ Keystone nets, eat-in kitchen w/ bar, range, refrigerator ice maker, PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. with breakfast bar, large #2541 PRIME PLUS REAL
Realty, Inc 863-635-030 family room, master suite has ntry. rick wood burning 863-676-7040 fenced back yard, and 1 car ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040
lare walk in closet, bate shower, fireplace in family room, new garage. Reduced to
wit t a deaa r, wood flooring, Cathedral and $59,900 ID #139 PRIME
erfet fr R & boat stora tray ceilings, 2 central air and COUNTRY LIVING Large two PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. DUPLEX EACH UNIT 2 BED
plus plenty of space left over heat units, large master bed- story 4 bedroom 2 bath home 863-676-7040 2 BATH each side has all
fr nworkshop/Man Cave, or room with walk-in closet, the with a stone fireplace in the appliances, and screened
convert it into a large horse master bath has separate living room, spiral staircase, porch. The total sq. ft. living
710 S Lake Reedy Blvd All for a low price of walk-in shower, acuzzi tub plus walk in -closet, new carpet, MOVE IN READY Nice 2 bed- space is 2,226 needs work;
Country Style lg w a $136,900 OBO Call double sinks. The home has a private balcony, breakfast room 2 bath Contemporary reduced to $99,900 ID
beautiful view of Lake Reedy Michelle 528-1136, Ke- roof,fenced inyard,co bar, new range and dishwash- home with an eat-in kitchen, #373-375 PRIME PLUS REAL
and Deeded Reed y Creekba stone Realty Inc 863-63 eed picnic area, 2 wells with er. There's also a built in china ample cabinet and counter ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040
rote. gar, rksho sh 0030 edmp h with ework are a olecabinet, a shower in the laun- space. There's a walk in clos-
decks on front & back barn and a small pond on site. dry room, freshly painted et in the master bedroom and
2/screen enclosed back 1987 Scrub Jay Trail, Frost- rooms, an open porch, and 2 it has a private entrance to SPACIOUS LIVING 3 Bed-
porch, on over 1 Acre. Seller is proof.Asking $315,000. car garage. This fully fenced the screened back porch. room 2 bath home with dual
extremely motivated .and start- Frostproof Realty, LLC ph home sits on 5 acres of land, This home has new carpet, fireplae facing both living
ed the price at only 863-635-4246 www.frost- has a pasture, and 2 stall new vinyl, and is freshly paint- There'sand in-ground screed
$165,000.00. Call Michelle 29 Heights Ae Frostproof horse barn with ed. Listed for $64,900 ID pool and a separate screened
Hutto 863-528-1136, Key- 3 bedrooms/3 baths home storage/workshop. Listed #314 PRIME PLUS REAL porch. Thishome has a new
one Realty Inc 863-635- located on Lake Clinch on a for $175,840 ID #489 ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040 roof, new well pump, and an
0030. quieto downtown, library, church- PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. oversized 2 car garage on a
es, schools Clin ch Lake has aurch 863-676-7040 nice shaded lot. It sits on
white sandy bottom lake for SPACIOUS 2 STORY HOME almost 1 acre of land, and
^ ^4 bedroom 3 bath 2 story has a fenced back yard
swimming, fishing and all Blue Jordan- Frostproof LARGE 2 STORY HOME 4 home with an eat-in kitchen, 2 reduced to $74 900 lI
watersports! Split bedroom ATTN. HORSE LOVERS #3195 PRIME PLOS REAL
1877 N Scenic Hwy, Reno- plan, formal living and dining 1942 Old Grove Trail 8.27 bedroom 2.5 bath home with pantry closets, all appliances, ESTATE INC 863-676-7040
vated &Refreshed &Ready to room, breakfast nook in Acres Equestrian 4 bedroom vaulted ceilings, granite coun- pass through window, cathe-
move in! 3/bed/lba/1 car- kitchen, large family room with 3.5 bath ranch style home with tertops, breakfast bar, pantry dral ceilings, open patio, and
port, oak hardwood floors, great view of the sunset over grand master suite, walk out closet, breakfast nook, dual 2 car garage. This home has CUTE HOME 3 Bedroom 2
NEW Oak cabinets and Granite the lake. 2 car attached basement, large living areas sinks in master bath, garden new carpet and fresh paint, bath home with breakfast bar,
tops, NEW siding, NEW win- garage. Asking $265,000. and two wood burning fire- tub, new carpet,, new range, Listed at $124,900 ID #413 ample kitchen cabinet and
dows, NEW insulation, Large Frosroof Realty, LLC ph places. Horse barn with 7 freshly painted interior, laun- PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE counter space, large bed-
Pole barn & attached enclosed 863-635-4246 www.frost- stalls, tack room complete dry room, and 2 car garage. INC. 863-676-7040 room closets, screened
workshop, fenced in back with toilet and sink. Separate Listed for $144,900 ID porch, fenced backyard,. and
yard, approx. .77 acres, Ask- F large RV covered storage #424 2 car garage. This home has
Ing $119,000.00 Call shed fenced pastures. Ask- PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. CHARMING HISTORIC new carpet, vinyl,
Michelle Hutto 863-528- ing $299,000 Call Michelle 863-676-7040 HOME This large 5 bedroom interior/exterior paint range
1136, Keystone Realty Inc. 528-1103, Keystone Realty 2 bath Victorian home with a n
863-635-0030. 331 W. "F St Frostproof Inc. 863-635-0030 wrap-around porch features and vent hood; listed for
3/2 home with additional 1/1 o hardwood floors throughout, $64,900 ID #3314 PRIME
apartment wtr it arh a e POTENTIAL GALORE!! This awood burnin fireplace, for- PLUS REAL ESTATE INC.
aartmentcin awvery desirable, cozy 2 bedroom home is mal living & dining room, a 863-676-7040
quiet neighborhood, just steps located on a large shaded lot. claw-foot tub, eat-in kitchen, a
tfrom Cinch Lake. Cen ter hall Open floor plan with newer breakfast bar and island.
19 McCarthy Ave. Frost- ro lin h ae o floorin in laminate flooring. Spacious 'Some original features still OWNER FINANCING 3 bed-
roof- Broker is part owner. plan with new w ooring in Frostproof 1119 Lake kitchen with breakfast bar exist to keep the historic room 2 bath home formal liv-
edrooms, 3 bath, Main part front entrance, dining room Reedy, 3BR, 2BA 200 wate that overlooks dining area. charm, but many upgrades n oe te t ormal
of home is 3 bedrooms/2 and family room. Fireplace in front. This concrete block Listed for $24,900 ID# Reduced to $164,900 ID dining and bonus room 2 car
bathswith a attached garage family room with sliding doors home has newer kitchen cabi- ted for $24,900 ID# eiing and onu room r
partment with 1 bedbath to screened-in porch and large nets, nice appliances, over 6772 #401 PRIME PLUS REAL garage thathas been partially
Spacious home in quiet neigh- fenced backyard Master bed- sized 2 car garage and a view PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040 converted; listed for
borhood, Home has ormal room has ensuite bathroom you won't believe. Asking 863-676-7040 $79,000 ID #4733 PRIME
living and dining room, Large tw s (one walk-in). $199,000. Call Cindy Wise PLUS REAL ESTATE INC.
kitchen/family room. Almost1 Asking $124,500. Frostproof 863-528-0366, Keystone MULBERRY HOME 3 Bed- 863-676-7040
acre lot, detached workshop, Realty, LLC ph 863-635- Realty Inc 863-635-0030 BUNGALOW STYLE HOME room 2 bath Foreclosure in
fece bac ar e s 4246 www.frosprooreal-13 East 8th 2 bedroom 1 bath located on Mulberry, just minutes from
lots to offer but does need almost 1/2 of an acre. Spa- Hwy 60, located on a shaded SPACIOUS CONTEMPO-
some TLC. Asking $69900C 2BR/1BA Single Family cious living room and open lot with formal living and fami- RARY HOME 3 bedroom 2
SFrost6- of6 6 ww. LC frt- Detached Garage Lease or kitchen with dning area. 2 car ly room, inside utility room bath with ample kitchen cabi-
2roofrealty.co6 y Cash $500 DN, 478/mo attached garage. Wood and a 12x11 storage building. -net and counter space, new
S 877-553-5348 Floors, Vintage charm with Reduced to $44,900 ID range & hood, new interior
83 Laurel Lane Spacious 3 great potential. Listed for #152 PRIME PLUS REAL paint, large bay window,
bedroom 2 bath Palm Harbor 28,500 ID #6957 ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040 ceramic tile throughout, gar-
double wide on 5 acres of IMMACULATE HOME 3 bed- PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. den tub & dual sinks in master
fenced land ideal for horses or room 2 bath home with a 863-676-7040
cows, Asking only $80,000. breakfast bar, laundry room,
1927 US Highway 98, Frost- OBO. Call Wesley 863-528- cathedral ceilings, an open s,-' S 3 Y -H W
roof- Like new 3 bedroom, 2 4265 at Keystone Realty patio, utility shed, and an WATERFRONT HOME 3 bed-
ath, 1 car garage on two 1 Inc. oversized garage measuring room 2 Bath located on just ...... .... ...
acre lots, ceramic tile, new at 24x24. This home sits on 1 over an acre on beautiful Lake
paint, new SS appliances, acre corner lot and also Rosalie. 2 boat docks and pri-
crHA fencedi r Askin g only d as a foma dor $1490 ID #445

stone Realty nc. 863-63- 9 Keenan Way-Three full association; just listed for in kitchen and baths. Wood
0030 baths for each of the three $134,900 ID #2616 burning fireplace $399,900
bedrooms, block home with PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. ID#10764 2
ceramic tile, family room with 863-676-7040 PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE INC.
fireplace, two open lanai's, one
partially Screened, in town 863-676-7040
12 N. Lake Redy Blvd- location, very close to Lake
Frostproof Spacious brick Reedy. Reduce rice to A HOME 3ed
home on Lake Reedy. 3 bed- $91,500.00 Call ,indy room 2 bath block home situ- 2 BED 2 BATH HOMEWith a
rooms/2 baths sunken living 528-0366 Keystone Realty ated on almost 1 acre. Open family room, Florida room,
room with fireplace large Inc. 863-635-0030. Kitchen with some updates large laundry room, screened
game room off rear of home, overlooks dining area along porch, and a detached 1 car
fishing dock, Florida room and with a bonus room that could garage on a corner lot, listed
Screened in porch. Asking be used as a formal dining for $14,900 ID #445
$164,900. Frostproof Realty, room. Large covered back PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE INC.
LLC ph 863-635-4246 porch with a private wooded 863-676-7040
www.frostproofrealty.comke Rd view. List Price $74,900 ID
90 S Lake Moody Rd- #6310
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This charming 4 br. home with kitchen with breakfast bar
505 Stanley Ave. Frost- split bedroom plan sits in 3.37 that overlooks dining room,
f505 Stanlery sAve-s acres. Plenty of room to 7 ACRE HOME 3 Bedroom sliding glass doors to
room, 2 bath CB home, Large expand, great for small farm, 1.5 bath block home with a enclosed back porch, and
bonus room consist of Family horses, animals & hobbies. A breakfast bar, and detached inside laundry room. HomeE
onm diningroomo andis office small grove is included on a workshop/barn on a little over needs work; listed for S
room, dining room and office, corner lot, Huge detached 7 acres of land, partially $36,900ID#12
Single carport screened in garage/workshop in rear plus fenced perfect for horses and PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE INC.
approx7 2 lot. ut see. a carport. 4/2 home Asking cows; listed for $64,900 ID 863-676-7040
Asking $564,900. Frostproofe $199,000 Otherwise Best #388
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bath, large walk-in closet in tion or stop by our office for ings, approx. 50 + units and gated community. Ready for 11209 PRIME PLUS REAL $85. PER MONTH.
master bedroom, laundry details and map. some climate controlled. you to build the home of your ESTATE INC 863- 676-7040 OWN THIS LAKEFRONT LOT
room, and a 2 car garage; PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE Much potential to generate dreams. Owner is also selling WITH SUNSET VIEW SCREEN
reduced to $84,900 ID INC. 863-676-7040 or visit income from office space and neighboring lot; listed at ROOM OF A SMALL PRISTINE
#4917 PRIME PLUS REAL online www.primeplus- storage units. All reasonable $6,000 ID #911 PRIME PLUS LAKE FRONT ON LAKE PARK MODEL HOME FOR
ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040 offers will be reviewed and REAL ESTATE INC. 863-676- WALK IN WATER, Just Over ONLY $41,900, AND ENJOY considered; listed for 7040 5 Acres, Partially Wooded, LIFE IN A GATED RETIRE-
SEBRING--WE HAVE $179,900 ID #6443 PRIME Private Location, Dead End MENT COMMUNITY INCLUD-
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PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE and enclosed porch; listed at $1,200 ID# 7982. PRIME dtce ad bthrm, CA Lake Front Lot on Lake
INC. 863-676-7040 $39,900 ID #333 PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. 1.29 ACRES WITH up d xtre Reedy Frostproof. 55 and PLUS REAL ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040 FRONTAGE ON BOY port, fenced in back yard Reedy Frostproof. 55 and
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NICE CORNER LOT HOME Kissimmee Chain of Lake and $59,900.00 OBO Call Mobile Home 14X48 w/h
This 2 Bedroom 2 bath home BUILDABLE LOT 2 Cleared State Park. Owner is motivat- Michelle 528-1136, Key- 12X23 Screen Rm, w/h Stor-
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bay window, planter shelves, OR GET AWAY, Completely just minutes from boat ramp Don't miss this chance to own 0030 "Pending" $12,000AlEe w/h AC.
ample kitchen cabinet and Furnished, includes Washer to Crooked Lake, ready and' a beautiful piece of land in 210201
counter space, breakfast bar, (no dryer), Ceramic Tile waiting for you to build the such an amazing area. Owner LakeCaloosa-Fro stproo Ca765-210-2091
shed and 1 car garage. The throughout, bedroom has car- home of your dreams. County has 2 other parcels available; 204 Woodstork Way 3MANUFACTURED
home has a new stove, vent pet, screened porch has will allow a manufactured listed at $15,000 ID #24 bedroom 2 bath oublewide 1095 MANUFACTURED
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ample cabinet space, closet room 1.5 bath 2 story condo Green Swamp. Property is such an amazing area. Owner crete block home. Has Selling at Absolute Auction,
pantry, and a breakfast bar end unit located near Lake only good for hunting and has 2 other parcels available; cathedral ceiling open living, Memorial Day. Van Massey
off of a large pass through Jackson, reduced to camping. Property is not listed for $15,000 ID #14 dining and kitchen area. Auction Lic 1711. (931)433-
window. The master bedroom $19,900 ID #305 PRIME buildable. Owner is motivated PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE Kitchen has ceramic tile, 8686 Visit
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an open patio, 2 vehicle car- PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE WATER FsRN VACANT ge tached :la Propeir S riced F
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$114;900 ID #2540 PRIME BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY your home and have access on two separate 1 Acre lots Financing/5% interest. Hurry-
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863-676-7040 Salon with an established tial building lot zoned for sin- access to lake depends to roads. Asking able! (877)551-0550 ext 100 clientele base. All tanning gle family home use. Located water levels, lot approx. 2.56 $187,500.00 Call
equipment is included and in Babson Park just minutes acres; listed at $25,000 ID Michelle 528-1136, Key- GT RSULTi
NICE 2 BEDROOM 2 BATH consists of a total of 10 from boat ramp to Crooked #L22 PRIME PLUS REAL stone Realty Inc. 635- USE CLASSIFIED!
newer built home with volume rooms with 9 beds and 1 Lake. Listed -at $8,000 ID ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040 0030
ceilings, a split bedroom floor stand up booth.. All equip- #SUN PRIME PLUS REAL 105 Snooks Wardlaw 1120 WANTEDTO BUY
plan, eat-in kitchen, all appli- ment was purchased brand ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040 nr
ances included, formal dining new in Jan/June of 2008. A T- HOME SITE, Nice half Acre Road-3/2 like new concrete A GUARANTEED OFFER
room, handicap acessible, Max Wireless System is also lot located in Beautiful Area of block home, next to Ben Hill in 48 hours! We Buy Homes!
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acre of land, and it's in ready the time of closing will be one of the last few waterfront Haven and Lake Wales. Par- to $110,000.00 Call Wes-
to move in condition. Located included. Listed for $59,900 lots on crooked lake. This tially Cleared and ready to ley 528-8265, Keystone 1210 HOMES FOR RENT
near Lake Tiger; just reduced ID #1388 PRIME PLUS REAL breath taking piece of proper- Build your First Home. Realty 635-0030
to $149,900 ID #4450 ESTATE INC. 863-676-7040 ty is mostly cleared with large Reduced to $24,900 id #cc 750 N Scenic Hwy, Frost-
PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE beautiful oaktrees, ready and PRIME PLUS REAL ESTATE LAKE WALES prof3 bedroom, 15 bath
INC. 863-676-7040 waiting for you to build the INC. 863-676-7040 4649 Caloosa Blvd.. home, charming older wood LARGE 2 STORY OFFICE home of your dreams. Listed 3 bedroom 2 bath, one car frame home with great loca-
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SALE, all are priced to sell area, 2 conference/meeting deed restricted community to in glass front cabinets. Ask- City water and sewer. Asking
quickly, some with lake view, rooms and two 1/2 baths. build your new home! Not too ing only $54,000 Call $600/month, 1st, last and
great investment opportunity; Has separate work shop/stor- HALF ACRE LOT located in far from Public Boat Ramp Michelle @ Keystone Security Deposit to move in.
call today for more informa- age area with overhead door, golf course and waterfront into Lake Rosalie. Owner Moti- Realty, Inc 863-528- Call Michelle Hutto 863-
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BARTOW 2BD, Downstairs. 3 STATE VIEWS DRIVER- Not getting enough
425 1/2 East Ave. $300. Mo. National Forest Access. 1.84 miled? Join Knight Transporta-
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the Dinner Lake subdivision, a BD/ 3.5 BA home has open season recreation. Paved EMPLOYMENT Driver- Recession Proof
gi i fedd coous open t has aspa- floor p lan screened in pool, roads, underground power, Freight. Plenty of miles. Need
cious open floor plan with dock and boat ramp, multi-car fiber optic Cable & municipal -refresher? No out-of-pocket
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ership. Many upgrades coming 1 A 9298. Ask for Richard 8782 9569
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nished units available. Lake ales- Immacuate BARTOW airs 1610BUSINESS RENTALS Train for high paying Aviation No problem. 100% Paid CDL
nished units available. Lake Wales- Immaculate BARTOW 3B1, Upstairs. Career. FAA approved pro- Training. Immediate Benefits.
$700/month, SD $700. Call 3BR/2BA home in gated com- 425 1/2 EastAve. $300. M. l utilities included. Small approved pro-Training. Immediate Benefits.
Cole Vogel at Legac Leasing munity of Oakwood Vaulted F t .. Aw utilities R dgram. Financial aid if qualified 20/10 program. Trainers
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Haines City- STUDIO APART- Lake Wales-3BR/2BA home LEASE UP! space would be ideal for a bulk pneumatic trailer experi- (800)569-6816 otterytrans-
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floor of condo building. Has a area, 'screened porch and comfortable living at a and wifi included in rent. No Problem. 100% Paid CDL
spacious deck with great view, large, private, fenced back- great price. Rates include $400/month. Call Maggi d coman see lori- & Training. Immediate Benefits.
.a large bathroom and a Mur- yard. Convenient to town and water. Stohlervi c es, Inc 863-676-0024 Team Drivers. Tank 20/10 program Trainers
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cy Leasing Services; Inc-863- 863-676-0024 or visit Convenient location, Retail/Office Space for lease Earn Up to $.51cpm!!! GDL-
676-0024 or visit www.Lega- www.LegacyLeases.comWalk to shopping in a community that boasts eize the sales A Drivers, Tanker & Dry Van Call 24/7P 866-485N 500 apartments and approxi- Oilfield work! Great compa- me
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crete block home with 4-I Oexisting 950 sq ft. Water and Camp, Nations #1 hands-on
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shared lake access 34MOBILE MEifi included in rent. trainer can prepare you. High FRAC SAND HAULERS with
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Lake Wales Countr Clu- last and Security. Reim- --- Legacy Leasin Services, Inc Companies waiting only. Relocate to Texas for
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cious 2 BD/ 2.5BA home. Michelle 863-528-1136 adults.Call 863-533-5767 Babson Park/ Frostproof available. (800)491-909
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living room with fire place, or- area. Please call 863-223- Freight Up = More $ 34-46
mal dining room, large family 863-635-0030. 1515WATERFRONT 8443. CPM 2Mos. CDL Class A Dri-
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