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Vol. 96 No. 44 Sunday, February 13,2005 75 Plus tax


Vol. 96 No. 44 Sunday, February 13,2005 75t Plus tax


Inside

Plan to sink
carrier delayed
Plans to sink the retired air-
craft carrier USS Oriskany as
an artificial reef this summer
have been put off until after
the next hurricane season
because an environmental
assessment cannot be com-
pleted until September, Navy
officials said Friday.
The delay is due to the
death Jan. 7 of a key scientist
who was developing a simula-
tion model to predict the long-
and short-term effects of poly-
chlorinated biphenyl's, or
PCBs.
The industrial compound,
known to cause cancer in ani-
mals, has been found in elec-
trical cable insulation and
other items aboard the ship.
It would be cost-prohibitive
to remove all PCB-containing
material without dismantling
the ship, Navy spokeswoman
Patricia Dolan wrote in an e-
mail.
Navy officials had hoped tio
sink the 888-foot Oriskany,
which would be the largest
ship ever purposely sunk as an
artificial reef, in June. Now, the
earliest possible date would be
in September because the sci-
entist's unexpected death will
delay the model development
by two months.
Page 2
Wrestlers
finish fourth
The Brahman wrestling
team was in Winter Haven last
weekend to take part in the 16
team Polk county Invitational.
The Brahmans finished in
fourth place with one champi-
on, two rurnnrrs up., one thilld
place and one fourth place fin-
isher.
"We had a very good per-
formance last weekend con-
sidering we only sent nine
wrestlers to the tournament.
We had four kids out of the
line up with the flu and one
out with injured ribs. Even
with five out of the line up the
Brahmans wrestled a fantastic
tournament," said head coach
Bruce Jahner.
The surprise of the tourna-
ment was Scott Bush. Bush
had a slow start this season,
but turned it up a notch. Bush
came into the tournament
unseeded and defeated the
third and second seed in the
tourney to make it to the finals
where he finished second.
Page 7

Drought Index
Current: 484
Source: Florida Division
of Forestry
Local Burn Ban: None

Lake levels

14.89 feet

Lake level
LastYear:
15.41 feet
(SOURCE:
South Florida Water Manage-
ment District. Depth given in
feet above sea level.)

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Mini Page......... 10
Community Events .4
Crossword ........ 11
Obituaries ......... 3
Opinion ........... 4
Speak Out .. .......4
Sports ............ 7
TV .............. 12
Weather ...........2
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Crash kills local teens


By Loma Jablonski
Okeechobee News
A fatal single vehicle crash
occurred at the 7400 block of
State Road 15 (U.S. 441) North
in Okeechobee at approximate-
ly 11:20 p.m. on Feb. 11. ITwo
Okeechobee residents, 18-year-
old Janel Nichole Wood and 19-
year-old Yolanda Torres died in
the accident.
Four other teens were airlift-
ed to area hospitals. Eighteen-
year-old Cecilia Rodriguez and
17-year-old Amanda Vlkojan
were flown to St. Mary's Hospi-


tal in West Palm Beach and are
listed in serious condition.
Eighteen-year-old Anna
Dunson and 18-year-old Herib-
erto Rojas were flown to
Holmes Regional in Melbourne,
where Dunson is listed in seri-
ous condition and Rojas is in
very critical condition.
Rojas, also known as Berto
Rojas, is a starting member of
the Okeechobee High School
baseball team. He received
Honorable Mention for the 2004
All Treasure Lake Conference
team. Head baseball coach
Dylan Tedders was at Holmes


Regional Hospital providing
support to the Rojas family.
"The next few days will be
critical for Berto. We must all
keep our fingers crossed and
say a prayer for him," stated
Tedders.
Rojas was driving the 1999
Ford Expedition southbound on
U.S. 441 when for an unknown
reason the vehicle lost control,
crossing both lanes of travel,
said Sergeant Gary Bell's report.
The vehicle, said Bell's
report, continued through a
See Crash Page 2


Learning about safety: Fire department visits daycare


Staff photos/Maria Chandler
The children at Stepping Stones I learned about the equipment on the fire truck when
the City of Okeechobee Fire Department Thursday, Feb. 10, came to visit the daycare.
NO


Staff photo/Lorna Jablonski
Friends visit the site where two of their classmates died and
left four others clinging to life after a Friday night auto acci-
dent on U.S. 441 North.


Board tackles


zoning issues

By Pete Gawda Property owner BK&ES,
Okeechobee News LLC requested and received a
change in zoning from agricul-
Four changes in zoning ture to residential general for
were granted by the Okee- -its property on the north side
chobee County Board of of U.S. 441 S.E., about one half
County Commissioners at mile from the U.S. 441 S. and
their meeting Thursday, Feb. S.R. 78 W intersection.
10. The last zoning change
Okeechobee Development granted was to Oscar Daniel.
LLC received a change in zon- He had requested a change in
ing from agriculture to neigh- zoning from agriculture to res-
borhood commercial-2 for idential general for property
property on the west side of on the north side of U.S. 441
U.S. 441 S., west of McDon- S.E., east of King's Bay and
aid's. west of Nubbin Slough.
.. oning on property-on the. A zoning request by the
south side of S.W 32nd St. and- Mile High Funding Group to
west of'U.S. 411 S., owned by change zoning from residen-
Okeechobee Development tial single family to residential
LLC, was changed from agri-
culture to residential general. See Zoning Page 2


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ground to show the children at Stepping Stones I how he would look for them if their
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Mitigation burns
The Division of Forestry has been conducting mitigation
burns in the Basswood subdivision. This is an aerial
view of what has been burned by forest rangers.


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Applicants needed
for citizen boards
OKEECHOBEE -- The Okee-
chobee City Council is seeking
interested applicants to serve on
various citizen boards.
These boards include, but are
not limited to: Okeechobee Utili-
ty board of directors; code
enforcement board -planning
board-land planning agency-
board of adjustments and design
review board.
Membership of the board,
when possible, should consist of
architects, general contractors,
realtors, business persons and
lay persons. Terms are for three.
years, and either city or county
residents may apply.
Applications can be obtained
from the Okeechobee City
Clerk's Office, 55 S.E. Third Ave.
For information, call (863) 763-
3372, ext. 215.
No member of a citizen board
shall be an employee of, or hold
any elective position of office
with the government of the City
of Okeechobee or Okeechobee
County.
Apply now
for tax rebate ,
OKEECHOBEE The Prop-
erty Appraiser's Office, located
in the Alderman Building at 307
N.W. Fifth Ave., has applications
available for the following:
age 65 and older additional
homestead exemption dead-
line to file is March 1.
2004 property tax rebate for
those who have been displaced
from their homesteaded proper-
ty for more than 60 days because
of a named tropical system. The
deadline to file is March 1.
2004 sales tax rebate (up to
$1,500) for those Florida resi-
dents who have replaced a
mobile home due to loss from a
named tropical system. The
deadline to file is May 1.


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ditch where it became airborne,
at first contact with the ground
the Expedition began to roll.
Bell's report said the rolling of
the vehicle caused all six occu-.
pants to be ejected.
As word of the crash spread
through the community Satur-


day morning, friends of the
teens gathered at the crash site
to pay their respects and con-
sole each other.
School administrators were
at the high school Saturday
morning to lend support to stu-
dents taking part in weekend
activities.
"Teachers are being notified
and asked to attend a faculty
meeting prior to school Monday
morning to prepare them for
dealing with the students. Psy-


chologists and counselors are
being pulled from other schools
in the county to be in atten-
dance at the high school to offer
support to students," stated
Assistant School Superintendent
Lee Dixon.
The Okeechobee County
Sheriff's Office report states that
at this time in the investigation,
alcohol is believed to be a con-
tributing factor.
The accident is still under
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Community Events

Healthy Start sponsors Lunchbox Lectures
Parents, providers and the public are cordially invited to attend
a Lunchbox Lecture, featuring psychotherapist Dr. Brenda
Garma, Ph.D., LMHC. Her first lecture will be Feb. 22 on Post
Traumatic Stress Syndrome. The free lecture will be presented at
the Visiting Nurses Association, 208 S.E. Park Street, from 11:30
a.m. until 1 p.m. Bring your lunch. Beverages will be provided.
Lunchbox Lectures are presented by the Teen Pregnancy Preven-
tion Task Force and sponsored by the Okeechobee Healthy Start
Coalition to inform and heighten the community's awareness of
topics that surround the increasing problem of teen pregnancy in
Okeechobee. Upcoming lectures will focus on Sex Education for
Teens/Parents, Sexual Predators, Adolescence and Sexual Bound-
aries and Techniques to Use for Children that Are Self Mutilating.
The doors will open at 11:30 a.m. and the lecture will begin
promptly at noon. For information, call the Healthy Start Coalition
Office at (863) 462-5877.
Health and safety classes offered
The American Red Cross Okeechobee Branch health and safe-
ty classes for February are: Saturday, Feb. 19, infant/child CPR
from 9 a.m. until noon; and Thursday, Feb. 24, first aid basics
from 6 until 10 p.m. Each class is $25 for the first class and $5 for
each class after that up to three classes. For information, call
(863) 763-2488.
Bluegrass band plans concert
The Florida Bluegrass Express will. be in concert Feb. 19 at the
Elks Club, S.R. 70 E., from 6 until 8:30 p.m. For information, call
Darlene Bass at (863) 763-1443 or (863) 634-5815.
Auxiliary to hold free boat check
The Coast Guard Auxiliary will be doing free a Vessel Safety
Checks (VSC) on Feb. 19, and again on Feb. 26 from 2 until 4 p.m.
(weather permitting) at the Okee-Tantie Campground and Mari-
na. You should bring your registration and your boat outfitted for
a trip. Boats meeting VSC requirements will receive a VSC decal.
For information, contact a vessel examiner at (863) 467-3085.
'His Story' planners will meet
The "His Story" planning committee will meet on Feb. 21 at 7
p.m. in the Fellowship hall at the First United Methodist Church. If
you are interested in helping with the production for 2005, please
come.
Brighton Baptist Church hosts revival
Joe H. Bishop will be the speaker during revival services at
Brighton Baptist Church. Reverend Bishop is the pastor of Foun-
tain of Life Church. Revival services have been scheduled for Feb.
21-25, with worship beginning at 7 p.m. The Brighton Baptist
Church is located at 24050 S.R. 70 W For information, call (863)
763-6626.
Book discussion group will meet
The Friends of the Okeechobee Library Book Discussion
Group will continue to meet at 7 p.m. in the Okeechobee Library
meeting room. Everyone who lives to read and discuss books is
invited to attend. The group's schedule is: Thursday, Feb. 24, "The
Time Travelers Wife" Audrey Niffenegger; Thursday, March 24,
"The Other Bolelyn" Phillipa Gregory; Thursday, April 21,
"Come Tell Me How You Live", Agatha Christie-Mallowan; Thurs-
day, May 26, "Yellow Raft, Blue Water" Michael Dorris; and
Thursday, June 23, "Before Women Had Wings" Connie Fowler.
If you have questions or would like more information, call Jan
Fehrman at (863) 357-9980.
Library hosts folk art program
On Friday, Feb. 25, the Okeechobee County Library will be
presenting a program on "Exploring Florida's Folk Art", begin-
ning at 7 p.m. In this presentation, Dr. Kristin Congdon, an
authority on Florida folk life, will discuss many of the artists and
art forms found in Florida through the years. Her presentation
will include The Highwaymen, as well as other folk artists. In
addition, local artist Egretta Wells will have a display of her paint-
ings in the auditorium. This program is funded by a grant from
the Florida Humanities Council and is free and open to the public.
Defensive gun class planned
A civilian defensive gun class will be held Feb. 24 beginning at
7 p.m. at the Okeechobee County Chamber of Commerce. The
second part of this class will be held on Saturday, Feb. 26, at the
shooting range and everyone will meet at the Chamber at 8:30
a.m. For information, call (863) 763-6464.

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Baby shower
The Okeechobee Kiwanis Club Thursday, Feb. 10, had a baby shower for the Pregnancy
Resource Center. By attending pregnancy classes at the Pregnancy Resource Center par-
ents to be earn baby bucks they can spend on baby items available at the center. With the
baby items provided by the club are (left to right) Marcos Montes De Oca, Robbie Sumn-
er, Malinda Belleville, Monica Belleville, Christy Silvas, Lori Jaquith, and Dionna Bunyard.


School Menu


Okeechobee County
School District
Feb. 14 through Feb. 18
Monday, Feb.14
Breakfast:
Cereal and Toast
Pancake sausage wrap
Lunch:
Barbecue pork riblet on bun
Grilled cheese
Oven baked tater tots
Rosey applesauce
Tuesday, Feb. 15
Breakfast:
Cereal and Toast
Honey bun
Lunch:
Chicken nuggets w/roll
Hot dog on bun
Vegetable Normandy
Strawberry cup


Wednesday, Feb. 16
Breakfast:
Cereal and Toast
Biscuit and sausage (Turkey)

Lunch:
Macaroni and cheese
w/ham and roll
Barbecue chicken on bun
Seasoned Collard greens
Fresh fruit

Thursday, Feb. 17
Breakfast:
Cereal and Toast
French toast sticks
Lunch:
Taco salad
Deli Turkey sandwich
Golden corn
Fruit in Jello


Community Events

Hospice will hold yard sale
Hospice of Okeechobee will be holding a yard sale on Thurs-
day, Feb. 17, from noon until 3 p.m.; on Friday, Feb. 18, and Sat-
urday, Feb. 19, from 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. The sale will be held
at the Hospice of Okeechobee Volunteer House located'at the
corner of S.E. Fourth St. and Third Ave. All proceeds benefit
patient care in Okeechobee.
Ladies group plans bake sale
Thre Nolt.hside.Baptst Church ladies group is having a bake
and yard sale on Feb. 18 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 1801 U.S.
441 S.E. For information, call (863) 763-2472.
Hospice hosting blood drive
Hospice of Okeechobee, 411 S.E. Fourth St., Will be hosting a
blood drive on Friday, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. All
donors will have the opportunity to win a weekly drawing for a
Sweetheart's Package, which includes a pair of movie tickets,
dinner for two and a floral arrangement. Five winners will be
contacted weekly. For information, call Theresa Davis at (863)
467-2321.
Women's business luncheon planned
The Okeechobee Women's Business Luncheon is scheduled
for Feb. 18 at the Brahma Bull. Networking starts at 11:30 a.m.,
and lunch is at noon. Bring flyers and business cards to share,
and also a giveaway item. For information, call (800) 299-8878.
Southern gospel concert scheduled
Brian.Free and Assurance will be in concert Friday, Feb. 18, at 7
p.m. at the First Baptist Church Recreational Center, 310 S. W. 5th
Ave. Tickets are $10 at the door only. For information call: (863)
763-7113.
Sheepdog Trials benefit FFA
The annual Sheepdog Trials will be held Feb. 18-20 at The Tin-
dall Place, 8400 N.E. 120th St. from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Proceeds
from the event will benefit the local FFA chapter. For information,
call (863) 467-0423.
Valentine's dinner/dance planned
The Knights of Columbus Council #11284 will host a St.
Valentine's dinner dance at the Buckhead Ridge Community Cen-
ter on Feb. 19 from 6 until 11 p.m. Come and dance to a live band
and enjoyyour choice of prime rib or chicken. Dress is casual, but
no shorts or T-shirts please. The cost is $15 per person. Call (863)
763-8639 by Feb. 12. Only 150 tickets will be printed.
Church to hold food distribution
S.H.A.R.E. food distribution and March sign-ups will be held at
the Resurrection Life World Outreach Church, 1803 S.W. Third
Ave., on Saturday, Feb.19, from 10 until 11 a.m. Anyone'interested
in saving money on their grocery bill is invited to stop by-. and
check out the program. S.H.A.R.E. is free and everyone qualifies
for the savings. For information, call (863) 763-7770.
Collaborative Council will meet
The Community Collaborative Council will meet Tuesday, Feb.
22, at 10 a.m. in the Freshman Campus Auditorium, 610 S.W. Sec-
ond Ave., which is directly north of the School Board Office.
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Breakfast:
Cereal and toast
Yogurt and Muffin
Lunch:
Pizza Day
Wedge or Fiestada
Smucker's PBJ Uncrustable
Seasoned green beans
Sliced peaches
Elementary menus:
Each breakfast includes: juice,
choice of entree or cereal and
toast; choice of whole, reduced
fat or lowfat chocolate milk
Each lunch includes: choice of
one entree, choice of two (veg-
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of whole, reduced fat or lowfat
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opinion line. Call and express your opinion or ask question
about public issues. You are not required to leave your name.
While we want you to speak out freely, the newspaper reserves
the right to edit calls for clarity, brevity, relevance and fairness.
To speak out call (863)467-2033, fax (863)763-5901 or e-mail:
okeenews@okeechobee.com. You can also mail submissions
to Okeechobee News, P.O. Box 639, Okeechobee, Fla. 34973.
Recyclables
"In an effort to be a good citizen I dutifully put out my recy-
cling every week and now I hear from a couple of people that I
may as well just put it in with my garbage, 'cause it all goes to
the landfill anyway. I hope this is not true, can you find out for
us." (Editor's Note: Thanks for calling. We contacted Waste
Management and were told no recyclables are mixed with
garbage and taken to the Okeechobee Landfill. When they are
picked up, the truck driver puts the recyclable materials in sep-
arate compartments on the truck. These materials are then
take to the Material Recovery Facility in Palm City, where they
are recycled. Cardboard is also taken to the same facility. In
short, you are doing the right thing.)

Graffiti
"I wish the vandals that sprayed the Basswood entrance
would crawl under the entrance where they belong. Go back
under the rock where you came from."

Terri Schiavo
"This is in regard to the Terri Schiavo case. Jesus left us with
one last commandment and that was to love each other like he
loved us. This hardly fits with the District Court of Appeals loss
by her parents, thereby allowing Terri Schiavo to be starved to
death by removing her feeding tube. TlfTt is no way to love
someone. One might ask what's that got to do with the rest of
us? Jesus Christ also said in effect: those who are with me are
not against me. And whatever you do to the least of my
brethren you do also to me. If we as brothers and sisters of
Terri Schiavo do not at least attempt to protect her from the ter-
rorism of this decision, then we take our places against Christ
because we certainly would not be with him."

Sunday Driving
"This is a message to all the snowbirds that are down visit-
ing. We love and appreciate you being here, but there are peo-
ple that work and have to be on the roads and time is money.
So please don't be upset when someone is driving faster than
you or goes around you. To us, at that moment, time is money
and if you're just out for a Sunday drive please don't get mad,
or do your Sunday driving on Sunday."

Song Title
"I was wondering if someone might remember a song. I
think it was from the '40s. I think it was titled 'Live and Let
Live', but I am not sure. But there was some line in it that was
something like: live and let live but don't break my heart. I
would like to know the title and artist, if any one knows."

Fish Limits
"I am so sick of reading year after year from these same few
people complaining of too many fish being taken from the lake
and rivers of Okeechobee. Are they referring to the specks? I
suppose they are because there is never any mention of the
thousands of pounds of catfish that the commercialfishermen
take out of the lake daily. There is no mention of anyone going
out and watching the commercial fishing trawlers and see the
hundreds of pounds of the different varieties of fish that come
up in their nets, or the professional bass guide who takes peo-
ple bass fishing everyday. By the way, these are Florida resi-
dents who make a living and support their families by fishing.
But you want to complain about the person who comes here a
few months a year, spends thousands of dollars in the local
economy, for gasoline, food, vehicles, boats, clothing, taxes
and license fees. We come here to fish for the specks for the
lake. We could find warm weather a lot of other places. We
come with rods and reel, not nets or trot lines or commercial
fishing trawlers. If you would do a little research or even talk to
a conservation officer you would know that the specks are one
of the most prolific fish thousands and thousands are repro-
duced every year. There are 750 square miles of water in the
lake along with hundreds of miles of rivers and canals around
the lake and yet you say the winter visitors are going to catch
all of your fish. I get the feeling that maybe it's just that you
don't want us here to begin with. Or could it be that you don't
know how to fish, just complain. I think the surrounding coun-
ties of Lake Okeechobee should petition Fish and Wildlife to
raise the daily limit of specks."



Crime Prevention Tip

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Looking Back ...
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Letter to the Editor


Slow locks
I am a resident of Florida and I
live in Lakeport. Many of us here
fish most every day.
Not long ago one of the
motors on the lock gate was
replaced and now it operates so
slow that it takes forever to get to
the lake.
The other day, there were 12
boats lined up and it took 40 min-
utes to get through. We have
called water management several
times only to get the run around.
What would happen if some-
one had a heart attack, or some
other problem and needed med-
ical attention in a hurry?
We don't expect miracles but
we pay taxes and we all buy fish-
ing licenses, and we don't think
it's too much to ask to be able to
get through the locks in a reason-


able amount of time.
Who can we conta
solve our problem
appreciate a response



Editor's Note: W
the South Florida Wa
ment District and f
their response.

Thank vou for the


and speed up the lock process.
act to help us Initially, faster motors were
i? I would installed on the existing gear
from you. boxes. In a short time the gear
boxes failed, requiring the lock to
H.D. Nelson be shut down completely for
repairs. This happened on sever-
e contacted al occasions as the gear boxes
iter Manage- were not designed to operate at
following is this increased speed. No other
gear boxes exist that would meet
the requirement for this applica-
onnpportunitv tion.


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to provide information about the
issues with the S-131 navigation
lock at Lakeport. This navigation
lock, like the navigation lock at
J&S Fish Camp, is a vertical lift
gate design and the original oper-
ating mechanism was extremely
slow. In response to complaints
from the public and the age of
the structure, the SFWMD has
worked to upgrade the structure


Upcoming Events

Sunday
A.A. meeting from 7:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the Church of Our Saviour. It
will be an open step meeting.
Lake Okeechobee Airboat Association meeting will be held at the
home of Diane and Julian Samborski, 8089 N.E. 12th St af'3 p.m. For
information, call (863) 763-6069.

Monday
VFW #10539 Ladies Auxiliary lunch and bingo will start at noon at
the Post, 3912 U.S. 441 S.E. Auxiliary members and guest are invited.
Please R.S.V.P. to (863) 763-2308.
Okeechobee Senior Singers meet at 9 a.m. at the Okeechobee
Presbyterian Church, 312 North Parrott Ave. Everyone who enjoys
singing is invited. For information or to schedule an appearance, contact
Patsy Black at (863) 467-7068.
The Genealogical Society of Okeechobee will meet at 1:30 p.m. at
the Okeechobee County Public Library. This meeting is open to anyone
interested in tracing their ancestry. The annual membership is $10 per
person, and $12 for a family. For information, call Eve at (863) 467-2674,
or visit the web at: http://www.rootsweb.com/-flgso.

Tuesday
Alanon meetingwill be held at the Church of Our Savior at 8 p.m.
Woman at the Well meet at 7 p.m., at The Gathering in the confer-
ence room for a weekly 12 step recovery and support group meeting for
women overcoming chemical dependency. For information, call (863)
467-1112 or (863) 357-4418.
Family History Center meets from 9 until noon at the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 310 S.W. Sixth St. Anyone interested in
finding who your ancestors are is welcome to attend. There is Census,
IGI (International Genealogical Institute), Social Security Death Index
and military information available. For information, call (863) 763-6510 or
(863) 467-5261.
The Camera Club meets every other Tuesday from 5:30 until 6:30
p.m. Learn types and uses of film; speeds and technology; and, how to
see your world and capture it on film. Class is basic through extensive.
Registration is $20, and each class is $10. Call Bobbi at (863) 467-2614
for information and location. Some of the proceeds will go towards Big
Lake Mission's Outreach.
Rotary Club of Okeechobee meets at noon at the Golden Corral
Restaurant. All Rotarians and anyone else interested are invited. For
information, contact Bill Bartlett at (863) 467-4663.
The Widow and Widowers Support Group meets at 8:30 a.m. at the
Clock Restaurant for breakfast. For information, call (863) 763-5887 or
(863) 357-0297.
The Gathering Church Overcomers Group meets at 7:30 p.m. in
the Fellowship Hall. This is a men's only meeting. For information, call
Earl at (863) 763-0139.
The Okeechobee Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Golden Corral
Restaurant. Anyone interested in becoming a member is welcome. For
information, contact Elder Sumner at (863) 763-6076.
The Living Word of Faith Church, 1902 S. Parrott Ave., is having
Bible studies at 7 p.m. Informal and informative discussions bring many
Bible truthsto life. Everyone is invited.
Grief and Loss Support Group meets every Tuesday at 10 a.m. at
the Hospice Building located at 411 S.E. Fourth St. in Okeechobee.
Everyone is welcome. For information, contact Enid Boutrin at (863) 467-
2321.
Bipolar Bears meets at 11 a.m. at Welcome House, which is located
next to the driver's license office. It is a self-help group that offers support
and education for people who have been diagnosed with clinical depres-
sion, bipolar, schizophrenia, schizo-affective disorder dual diagnosis.

Wednesday
A.A. meeting from noon until 1 p.m. at the Church of Our Saviour. It's
an open meeting.
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
It will be a closed discussion.
Lakeside Cruise'n Car Show meeting from 7 until 9 p.m. in the Wal-
Mart parking lot in front of the Garden Center. Just stop by to show a car
you may have, or check out the cars and visit with the car owners while
you listen to the great oldies music.
The Okeechobee County Board of Realtors meet at noon at Fat
Boy's Restaurant. All board members and affiliates are invited. For infor-
mation, call (863) 467-0004. /
Look good, feel better! 6:30 p.m. at the Fountain of Youth Beauty
Salon located at 1210 S.W. Second Ave. It's a free national public service
program to help women with cancer by teaching them beauty techniques
to diminish appearance-related side effects of treatment. R.S.V.P. to
(863) 467-2096 or (863) 763-8833.
The Okeechobee Jaycees invites everyone to their meetings each
month at the American Legion Post #64, 501 S.E. Second St., at 7:30
p.m.They are always looking for new people and new ideas. For informa-
tion, call Margaret Bowers at. (863) 763-7399 or 610-9176.
Community Country Gospel will meet at 7 p.m. at the church next to
Douglas Clinic on North Park St. Any individual or group that enjoys old
time gospel music is invited to participate. For information, contact Randy
or Larese Maycumber at (863) 467-0359.


A new hydraulic lifting mech-
anism was designed and
installed in place of the existing
gear boxes. Due to a design flaw,
this mechanism also failed and
left only two options to protest
the safety of the boating public.
The first was to shut down
lock operations completely until
a new system could be designed
and installed.


The second option was to
replace the failed system with the
original, slower lifting mecha-
nism. The second option was
chosen to ensure public safety
and to continue to provide
access to Lake Okeechobee
through this navigation lock. .
The SFWMD continues to
work toward a solution to this
problem. An engineering firm
has been hired to design, con-
struct and install a new system
that will operate at a faster speed,
while continuing to meet public
safety requirements.
Should anyone wish to have
additional information concern-
ing this project, or any of the
other projects currently under
way in the Lake Okeechobee
area, please call the SFWMD
Okeechobee Service Center at
(863) 462-5260. ,


Community Events

Bluegrass festival aids tsunami victims
The second annual Indian Mound Bluegrass Festival being
held at the Cattlemen's Rodeo Arena on U.S. 441 N. will end
today, Feb. 13. Proceeds from the event will go'to victims of the
tsunami. For information, call (863) 467-4677.

Christian Church hosting revival
The Parrott Avenue Christian Church will be hosting a revival
with Evangelist Dr. Glenn Bourne, a retired professor from the
Florida Christian College. Also, the Heartland Boys Trio from Ken-
tucky will be in concert each evening, Their concerts will start at 6
p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 13, and at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednes-
day. Services will be held at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb.
13, and at 7 p.m. on Feb. 14, 15 and 16. For information, call (863)
697-2258.

Church hosting Appreciation Day
The third annual Northern Friends Appreciation Day will be
held Sunday, Feb. 13, at 10:30 a.m. at Treasure Island Baptist
Church. The Parker Trio from Nashville, Tenn., will be in concert
as a part of the morning worship service followed by dinner-on-
the-grounds. Everyone is invited. For information, call (863) 763-
0550.

Community Choir to begin rehearsals
The Okeechobee Community Choir, under the direction of
Sandy Perry, will begin its weekly rehearsal of the Easter musical
"Written in Red" and Handel's "Hallelujah! Chorus", on Sunday,
Feb. 13, from 3 until 5 p.m. The rehearsal will be held in the sanc-
tuary of the First United Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St.
There are no auditions, but singers must be able to match pitch
and read music. Rehearsals are challenging, fast-paced and loads
of fun. Performances will be presented Palm Sunday weekend,
March 19 and 20. Please RSVP to Sandy at (863) 634-7714 if this
will be your first time singing with the choir, or for information.

Responding to loss seminar
The First Baptist Church will be holding a Responding to Loss
seminar on Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. You will have to pre-
register by Feb. 14 with your name and a $5 registration fee. The
speaker will be Ruth Sisson Green, R.N. For information, call
(863) 467-2832 or the church at (863) 763- 2171.

Genealogical Society meets at library
The Genealogical Society will meet Monday, Feb. 14, at 1:30
p.m. at the Okeechobee County Library, and will hold a discus-
sion on obituaries. Please bring your families to the meeting. The
public is invited. For information, call Eve at (863) 467-2674.

Seminole School Advisory to meet
The Seminole Elementary School Advisory Council will meet
Tuesday, Feb.15, at 4 p.m. in the media center. The public is invit-
ed to attend.

La escuela Seminole Elementary van a tener su junta del Con-
sejo Consultivo para la escuela, martes, et IS de febrero, 2005 a
las 4 p.m., van a juntar en el bibtioteca. Todo el public estan
envitados de asistir.

Library hosts programs on Broadway
Ian Nairnsey will present Broadway Blockbusters, the latest in
his Broadway musical series at the Okeechobee County Library.
Mr. Nairnsey, an expert on the music and lore of the Broadway
musical theater, will give his audience a glimpse into the hits of
the Broadway stage. The final program will be Tuesday, Feb. 15,
and will be on Cy Coleman. The program will begin at 7 p.m. in
the library meeting room.

Church hosting Shekinah Glory
Resurrection Life World Outreach Church, 1803 S.W. Third
Ave., will be hosting Shekinah Glory on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at 7
p.m. God has been using Shekinah Glory to bring revival and
demonstrations of the Holy Spirit wherever they go. All are wel-
come to attend this performance. Admission is free. For informa-
tion, call (863) 763-7770


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The Okeechobee News, Sunday, February 13, 2005 SPORTS 7


Brahman wrestlers fourth in tourney


The Brahman wrestling team
was in Winter Haven last week-
end to take part in the 16 team
Polk county Invitational. The
Brahmans finished in fourth
place with one champion, two
runners-up, one third place and
one fourth place finisher.
"We had a very good perform-
ance last weekend considering
we only sent nine wrestlers to the
tournament. We had four kids
out of the line up with the flu and
one out with injured ribs. Even
with five out of the line up the
Brahmans wrestled a fantastic


tournament," said head coach
Bruce Jahner.
The surprise of the tourna-
ment was Scott Bush. Bush had a
slow start this season, but turned
it up a notch. Bush came into the
tournament unseeded and
defeated the third and second
seed in the tourney to make it to
the finals where he finished sec-
ond.
"The important part is that we
built confidence for the districts,"
said Jahner.
Chuckie Suarez battled back
after a first round loss to place


fourth. Chuckie avenged his first
round loss in the consolation
semi-finals.
Josh Borgstrorn wrestled a
great tournament finishing third.
Borgstrom lost a close match in
the semis by a takedown.
"We just lost our composure
for a split second. However, -he
(Borgstrom) battled back
through the wrestle backs to fin-
ish strong," explained Jahner.
Jonathon Suarez continued
his finals appearances with a sec-
ond place finish. Jonathon's was
a rematch of last year's state tour-


nament. "We lost a battle but
were able to learn a few things
we need to work on before the
post season," said Jahner.
Cory Wright continued his
dominance this season with a
technical fall over the number
one ranked wrestler in the tour-
nament. With this win Cory is the
only Brahman wrestler undefeat-
ed at 23-0. Cory lost a takedown
in the first minute of the match.
This would be the only points his
opponent would score as Cory
scored 18 unanswered points to
win 18-2 to become champion.


Palmer and Watson reunited and it feels so good!


By Daniel Shube
When I visited the Reunion
Resort & Club a year ago, I played
nine holes of their Tom Watson
designed Independence Course
and nine holes of the Palmer
Legacy. While I was very
impressed with this work in
progress,, while in town for this
year's PGA Merchandise Show in
Orlando, I returned and was
pleased to see that both courses
are now complete.
This time I played the entire
Independence Course. First let
me say that if you are used to play-
ing the flat courses that are usual-
ly found in Florida, you are in for a
surprise here. Watson has
designed variations in elevation as
much as 45 feet from tee to green.
If you are looking for a flat lie,
well, I'm still looking!
Playing to-7,257 yards, the
course, a traditional parkland lay-
out is Watson's first in Florida. I
designed and oversaw the con-
struction of the Independence
Course at Reunion Resort & Club
of Orlando so the golfer will expe-
rience the three fundamental
requirements of an outstanding
course: beauty; variety and chal-
lenge," says Watson. Take my
word for it Watson is not fooling
around!
The course is in pristine condi-
tion; the fairways are conditioned
as well as some greens I've putted
on. However, there seems to be a
bunker everywhere, placing a
premium on accuracy. If you are
lucky enough to reach the greens
in regulation be warned, they are
large, undulating and fast. Your,
putter may not always be enough
club!
The new ,homes that ate
springing up alorn thecb'uise ari
quite nice to), but se-t back
enough to not interfere with the
beauty of the course. Add to that
over $750,000 in landscaping with
native grasses, azaleas, hibiscus,
camellias and other foliage.
While I did not have a chance
to play the full Palmer course this
time, what I saw looked equally
impressive. This golf course com-
munity is being developed by the
Ginn Company, and their projects
are always first class. A third
course, The Tradition is a Jack
Nicklaus Signature design that
Jack designed along with his son
Jack II. It is scheduled to open
later this year.
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Courses will be officially opened
on Valentine's Day. The two
designers will be on hand to put
several holes on each course to
the test. These courses are open
to play by resort guests. The good
news is that packages are avail-
able to combine lodging in a high-
end villa, breakfast and golf.
These packages start at around
$260 per person per night. When
you see this place, you will appre-
ciate this rate as a tremendous
value in this town.
Be careful though, you may
enjoy yourself so much that you'll
end up taking a tour of the homes
in this exceptional community!
For more information about
packages at Reunion go. to
reunionresort.com or call (888)
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Reunion features every imaginable type of home. These
townhouses that line the Independence Course almost have
a St. Andrews look. Note all the bunkers and the impeccable
course condition!


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left to spend, after you are fin-
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visit to the Orlando Premium Out-
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you can find excellent bargains at
upscale shops. I did very well at
Perry Ellis and spent some time in
shops such as: Ecco, Izod, Ken-


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Hugo Boss, Tag Hauer and
Tommy Hilfiger. And there are
many more! The Orlando Premi-
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Deadline for 2005 NAP crops nears Okeechobee Livestock
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The Non-Insured Crop Disas-
ter Assistance Program (NAP) can
help reduce financial losses that
occur when .natural disasters
cause a catastrophic loss of pro-
duction or prevented planting of
an eligible crop by providing cov-
erage equivalent to catastrophic
(CAT) insurance. Statute limits
NAP to each commercial crop or
agricultural commodity, except
livestock, for which CAT is not
available and is produced for food
or fiber.
The application deadlinedate
for 2005 NAP crops is soon


approaching. The deadline for
spring fruits and vegetables is Feb.
28. Specific crops available in
Okeechobee are: Green beans,
blueberries, cantaloupes (spring
only), cucumbers, green peppers,
squash, sweet corn, tomatoes
and watermelons. Fall .fruit and
vegetable crops must enroll by
July 1.
Producers who already have
coverage on 2004 NAP crops may
choose to continue coverage on
the same crop or crops for 2005. If
the applicable service fee is sub-
mitted by the application closing


date. A new CCC-471, application
for coverage is not required to be
signed when applying for contin-
uous coverage of the game crop
or crops.
Producers who choose to add
a new crop(s) or delete a crop(s)
from previous year's coverage or
changing crop shares must file a
new CCG-471 with signatures and
pay the applicable service fee.
Producers with NAP coverage
must remember to complete the
following to qualify for benefits:
Timely file acreage reports
and keep track of harvested pro-


duction using acceptable meth-
ods. (For example, packing tick-
ets and sales invoices showing
date, type and quantity.)
File a "Notice of Loss" with,
the Farm Service Agency within
15 days of when a loss is appar-
ent.
Accurately describe the
weather condition that caused the
loss and the date of occurrence.
For more information or to
purchase coverage, visit the Farm
Service Agency office in Okee-
chobee at 450 U.S. 98 N. or call
(863) 763-3345, ext. 501.


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175-190
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150-170
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135-165
121-150
120-131
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110-124
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6 Slaughter cows were $1 to $2
2 lower, bulls steady and calves
35 were $3 to $4 higher, especially
52 steer calves. The sales are short,
30 so try to get in early or call us t6
1387 see when the sale will be over:
Top calf was sold by Latt
Hfrs Maxcy, Frostproof with a high
175-205 price of $2.35. Top cow was sold
150-195 by Kenneth Keen, Moore Haven
130-155 with a high price of $62.50. Our
125-140 first internet sale is March 10, we
119-126 get top prices and less commis-
110-120 sion! Feb. 21', is our last Monday
105-115 sale until July 11.
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Card of Thanks 120
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CAT- F 2yrs old Brown, bick
& wht. Long haired, Blue
collar 2/1/05 Vic Calusa
Harbor 863-675-1050.
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A Fort Pierce, FL 34948 V
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Start a new career in the much needed field of
nursing as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Complete the
Hospitality Assistant course/training at Okeechobee
Healthcare Facility and become a CNA in 4 weeks. Next
class begins soon. Instructor RN/experienced teacher has
a very high CNA exam passing rate. Qualified CNAs are
then eligible for LPN training. Good benefits.
Apply In Person For Further Details:
406 N.W. 4th Street (863) 357-2442


Full Time RV Parts'
Counter/Cashier Clerk
Benefits. Salary based
on exp. Call Travel
Easy RV863-467-0131
Ask for Chris.


Experienced Heavy
Equipment Operators
Needed for job in Clewiston
area.
SDFWP & EOE
1-800-537-3031


DRIVERS
Start immediately
$600-900 per. wk, "or
more" benefits/no
heavy lifting-6days wk.
Home every night
A CDL
(866)666-8524

Full Time Person for Reach
FM Radio, 90.5 in Lake
Okeechobee. Community
relations person -must be
outgoing and .organized.
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to:
info@calvary
productions.net or fax to
505-468-0545.
No Phone Calls Please.


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opportunities for New Independent
Delivery Agents who want to provide
excellent service to our readers.

Opportunities Now Open in these Areas:


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AMAZINGLY UNIQUE REGISTERED NURSE

We are looking for compassionate, dedicated & experienced RN to
help provide disease management services to HIV/AIDS patients In
Western Palm Beach County/Belle Glade area. Duties to include: devel-
oping, coordinating & implementing plan of care w/other team mem-
bers, ensuring continuous quality care.
Current FL. RN licensure required (BSN preferred), 3 years clinical
nursing experience, 1 year HIV/AIDS care or managed care experience
are required. Fluency in Spanish or Creole much desired.


Please forward all resumes to
(561)279-9608 or via mail to:

Positive Healthcare
14000 Military Trail, Suite 104
Delray Beach, FL 33484
561-279-7738


rhaberle@aidshealth.org or fax to


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1-800-741-6500
online application at www.walpoletic.com
Minimum 1 yearexperiene Minimum 23 yehrsofage,and aClss A CDL
F'or thse whio qualify


Tired Of Driving To The Coast For Employment?
One of Okeechobee's oldest businesses is looking for qualified
employees to join our staff.


* Welding / Fabncator \'atr Well Drdler
* lb hliop HeIlptr rump later treatmentt Techj
401-K. Earn Up To $36,000 Plus Benefits. We Are A
Drug Free Workplace And Are Asking That Only
Experienced Applicants Apply. A CDL Class B Minimum
Is Required For The Water Well Drilling Position.
Apply In Person At:
One-Stop Career Center 207 S.W. Park
Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972
No Phone Call Please


MANATEE CENTER
EDUCATION COORDINATOR/
GRANT WRITER
2 yrs. grant writing exp. & 4 yr. degree
in Science or Education w/5 yrs. exp. in
natural resource or teaching required.
Starting @ $32k.
Complete application on.line at
http://www.fpua.com
FORT PIERCE UTILITIES AUTHORITY
500 Boston Ave.
Fort Pierce, FL 34948
EOE DFWP


IMMEDIATE OPENING
Part-Time Pharmacist
Pharmaceutical Services
Located at
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Call:
(863) 357-2442
for more information


Good Pay, steady work
plus benefits. Turnpike
Citgo is now hiring cash-
iers, fuel attendants and
drivers. Apply at Ft. Drum
Citgo mm 184, FL Turn-
pike (863)763-9383.
DFWP


Heavy Equipment
Operator Needed
Salary based on :
experience. Laborers also
needed. EOE/DFWP.
Apply at Rock-A-Way, Inc.
2308 S. Parrott Ave.
Okeechobee
(863)763-3143


NEEDED

LAUNDRY-

WORKER
Seeking mature,
responsible
person to work full
time in laundry.
Must be Bilingual.
Apply In Person At:
406 N.W. 4 St.
MARINE PARTS Counter
Person needed. Apply in
person @ Big Lake Marina
964 us hwy 441 SE.
MECHANIC
Exp. & working on Heavy
Equip. DFWP & EOE
1-800-537-3031.
MECHANIC NEEDED
Must Be: ASE Certfied Auto
Technician & Engine Per-
formance. Apply in.person
@ ED's Auto Service.

Oldcastle Greenleaf Inc.
Company and Owner
Operators Wanted
Class A CDL, with flatbed
experience. Deliveries to
major chain stores
Call Janette Martin
S800-432-2410
Place your help wanted ad
online at
http://www2.newszap.com/
classfl.html or
mailto: classad@newszap.com
RECEPTIONIST
Busy Okeechobee Physi-
cians office looking for ex-
perienced receptionist.
Great salary & benefits.
Please fax resume to
(772)221-3330.
Attn: Jamie.
Receptionist, F/T, pleasant
telephone manner, w/
Excel & Word exp. DFWP,
Fax res. 863-763-6337
ROAD CONTRACTOR
Seeking Proj. Manager/
Proj. Superintendent!
Skilled Operators &
Laborers for upcoming local
project. EOE-M/F,DFWP.
Call (954)321-9336 or Fax
(954)321-0621,

SALES PERSON & PARTS
COUNTER NEED
Must be 18 yrs of age
Apply in person
ARS POWERSPORTS.
SALES POSITION Full Time
Estimator on road & in
office. Must have computer
experience, Excellent
driving record, salary +
Commission. Vac., Sick &
Health Ins. Apply in
person. 2762 NW 4th St.,
Okeechobee. 8am-3pm.
SALES POSITION Full Time
Estimator on road & in
office. Must have'computer
experience, Excellent
driving record, salary +
Commission. Vac., Sick &
He3lr, ins Apply ii
person 2762 JW ,l tSt .
Oheecnobee 83m-3mrr
SERVERS: Exlp'd only need
apply, in person after 11am
Brahma Bull Restaurant
2405 Hwy 441 SE.


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BOOKKEEPING
ACCOUNTING
Set-up and maintain,
bank reconciliations
financial & all tax re-
ports
Semi-retired CPA now
accepting limited
accounts. Mike, cell
(863)243-1368,
office (863)465-1 12l


COASTi' CLEAM JG
We Clean:
Homes, Office.
Carpets, Window;
Licensed & Bonded
Call 863-467-0380.
The classified are the
most successful sales-
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Tank Wagon Driver
Palmdale Oil Company
Must have a class B
hazmat and tanker
endorsement. Benefits,
insurance, vacation,
IRA available.
Call 863-763-3617 or
800-329-5253.



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online at
http://www2.newszap.com/
classfl.html or
mailto: classad@newszap.com



CLEANING PERSON PT
Nights must have own
transportation Call Mon-Fri
9am-3pm (863)467-2982


Earn Extra Money
We are recruiting
individuals to deliver
phone books in
the following
communities:
Jupiter,
Fort Pierce,
Port St. Lucie
Jensen Beach
Okeechobee
Stuart,
Temporary Positions
Must have a valid
drivers license,
insured, dependable
auto and be 18
years of age or
older.
1-800-373-3280
Monday.- Friday
7:30am-5:30pm CST
SYellow
Book USA"
Equal
Opportunity Employer


Help Wanted: Letcher
Veterinary Hospital
Part time, kennel
cleaning, animal restraint,
answering phones
863-763-4411

LAWNCARE SERVICE
NEEDED- Call Louis
(772)332-5040.


OFFICE HELP NEEDED
P/T, Computer experience
a MUST. Call Barbara
@(863)763-4114

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from work-at-home pro-
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good to be true, chances
are that it is. If you have
questions or doubts
about any ad on these
pages, we advise that be-
fore responding or send-
ing money ahead of time,
you check with the Better
Business Bureau at 772-
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complaints.
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phone numbers may re-
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well as long distance toll
costs. We will do our best
to alert our reader of
these charges in the ads,
but occasionally we may
not be aware of the
charges. Therefore, if you
call a number out of your
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EXPERIENCED MECHANIC
Needed for large dairy. Contact Ben
at McArthur Farms, Inc. Maintenance
Shop, 1550 N.E. 208th St.,
Okeechobee, FL 34972. (863)763-7233.
Benefits include group health insurance,
profit sharing, and 401(k).
Drug free workplace. E.O.E.

Immediate Openings CNAs
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
All shifts: Full/Part Time. Good Benefits.
Apply In Person To:
406 N.W. 4th Street. (863) 357-2442



Housekeeping ~ Full Time
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Apply In Person Only At
Business Office, 406 N.W. 4th Street

Immediate Openings All Shifts
Full Time/Part Time RN's & LPN's
Apply In Person To:
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
1646 Hwy. 441 North





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We have opportunities at our Okeechobee store for:

ASSISTANT MANAGER
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3-Piece Bedroom Set
The two pieces pictured here
are part of a three-piece set
that features a handsome oak
finish and clean lines that
blend well with any decor.
The dresser (not pictured)
measures about ,60 in. wide
by 32 in. tall, the chest of
drawers stands 32 in, high by
30 in, wide and the night
stand is about 20 in. wide by
22 in. tall. All three pieces
are 16 in. deep.

3-Piece Bedroom Set plan
(No. 768).. $8.95
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(No. C56) ...$24.95
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We are Harbor Federal, one of the largest independent banks
in Florida. With annual growth of 10% each year, our '
customers need top-notch service from different departments.

Harbor Federal Savings Bank has the following position
available for people who would like to work for the Leader:

Part Time Teller
Office Location: 2801 Highway 441 S
The successful candidate must possess at least 6 months
of cash handling experience with basic math and typing skills.
Must be able to work on Monday, Friday, and Saturday.
Please fax resumes to Brandy Worley at (772)460-7049 or
visit our website at www.harborfederal.com
We offer all employees competitive salaries, and our full time
employees receive Life and Health Insurance and an excellent
retirement benefit package. Drug Screening Required. EOE.
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Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Bicycles 530
Books & Magazines 535
Building Materials 540
Business Equipment 545
Carpets/Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
China. Glassware, Etc.560
Clothing 565
Coins. Stamps 570
Collectibles 575
ComputerVideo 580
Crafts/Supplies 585
Cruises 590
Drapes, Unens & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
Furs 615
Health 8 Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating Equipment.'
Supplies 625
Household Items 630
Jewelry 635
Lamps.. Lights 640
Luggage 645
Medical Items 650
Miscellaneous 655
Musical Instruments 660
Office Supplies.,'
Equipment 665
Pets/Supplies/
Services |670
Photography 675
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools & Supplies 685
Restaurant
Equipment 690
Satellite 695
Sewing Machines :700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Television,-Radio 715
Tickets 720
Tools 725
To & Games 730
VeRs 1735
Wanted to Buy 740



AIR CONDITONER- '94, 3 1
ton, heat and cool, good
shape, $400. (863)763-
4365.
AIR CONDITONER- '94, 31/
ton, heat and cool, good
shape, $500. (863)763-
4365.
.Beer Keg Stainless Aire
'Draft beer cooler w/extra
C02 bottle warranty $800
Firm (863)763-8391


HALL TREE Dark Oak org.
finished bench seat twin
Umbrella stand Ajustable
$400 (863)467-9413
SAFE: HASENFORDER
Antique, 28x17/2",Exc.
'cond. Original painting on
front. $400 863-763-4982
SCHOOL DESK, Antique,
oak, with swivel chair,
60x34, 6 drawers, $800.
(863)467-4047
STEAMER TRUNK, Antique,
great shape, has minor
water damage, $50.
(863)467-7999 Iv msg.
Wanted: FL ART
A.E. Backus, H. Newton,
Highwaymen Art.
772-562-5567


BLENDER Food Proc. juicer,
grinder AII-N-1 Ex. Blades
$68 (863)763-8149
- *k*** ****-k*
CHEST FREEZER
kelvinator 41"x21x35"
runs great $100
(863)824-0455
DISHWASHER
White
$50.
(239)348-8894.
FRIG/FREEZER
white, like new,
$250
(863)467-1547
GE RANGE Electric
exc. cond. $75
(863)457-4124

GE REFRIGERATOR
Full size. Frost
free. $50.
(863)357-0863.
MICROWAVE
CONVENTION OVEN
$25.
(239)348-8894.
RANGE, GE, Elec. Good
shape. $75. 863-467-4124


SPEAKER BOX
6x9 JBL car 2 new $25
(863)357-0047
**********
STOVE & REFRIGERATOR,
$125. Can see at 266
Hunting Club, Montura or
call (863)599-0979
VENT/FAN
For stove
Almond, $10
(863)634-5405
WASHER & DRYER
GE, Stackable, Runs
Good, $150. Neg.
(863)675-5066.
WASHER/DRYER, like new,
very good condition, $200
or best offer. (863)673-
3334


GALV ANGLE IRON,
40'x100'+ "Like Bar Joist"
bldg frame, 1 or multi bldg
$4000 609-802-2762



WHITE METAL SIDING
70 sheets, 20'L $350.
'Used. Call Gary
863-610-8693.


MENS SLACKS, 4 .pairs &
Western shirts, sizes 16-
18, $25. (863)763-9135

SCRUB TOPS (2) Like new.
Caj pjnern XLg $5 total.
I~863i!5; -0-4 iv msg.




COMPUTER- HP Pentium II,
192MB ram, 17" monitor,
Desk all Disk $300
(772)461-8822.
DELL OPTIPLEX- w/
monitor, keyboard,mouse,
,Wind. Xp, MS Ofc, $150.
(239)464-3260.
GENESIS TOWER- key-
board, mbuse, monitor,
Win XP, MS Ofc, $150
(239)464-3260.
LAPTOPS
Gateway & Compaq, $700.
Will separate.
(863)675-5066.


ARMOIRE
Solid Wood
$55
(863)357-9655
BABY ITEMS Greco, Travel
sys, pack & play w/extras.
Full sz. swing. $300 863-
674-0078.
BEDS (2) Twin,
California Style w/frames.
-$200 for both, will sep.
(863)447-0965
BOOKCASE/DESK
Wall unit
$75 "
(863)763-5792
BOOK STANDS rattan light
wood (2) $40 or will sep.
(863)357-1794 or
,(863)697-6274
Brass Headboard, Toddler
Bed & set of Twin Beds,
$215 will sell separately.
(863)946-6660
CHEST DRESSERS (2)
5 drawer, $50 for both
will sell separate
(863)946-3857
CHEST OF DRAWERS
white w/mirror $75
(863)357-5754
.* **********
CRAFTMATIC BED- with vi-
brator, good condition,
- $150. (863)467-6512.

ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
Armoire w/storage $100
(863)697-6274 or
(863)357-1794
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
3 pcs. real wood, 'glass
door & shelves $100
(863)467-0184
KING SIZE Temtur-pedic
matt & boxspring $1000
(863)357-3358

LARGE DRESSER W/

*****.*****

LIVING/RM SET Couch w/2
built in recliners. Coffee,
end tables & lamps. $450
Will sep. (863)467-0290.
MATTRESS- NASA Memory
Foam, queens size, 9",
never used still In plastic,
$500. (772)342-7835.


METAL DESK 62x32 in-
cludes 2 large file drawers.
$75. (863)357-1078.

RECLINERS (2) blue La-Z-y
Boy & 1' sleeper sofa blue
& white $200
(863)467-7213
ROCKER/RECLINER -
Leather, Light tan, 2 yrs
old. Exc. cond., $200.
Must go!! (863)674-0078.
ROLLAWAY BED
new $180, used 2 nights
sell for $100
(863)467-2315
SEALY POSTURE PEDIC
king sz. & Sofa sleeper w/
matching chase chair.
$500. (863)675-3915.
SOFA/BED & matching chair
beige background w/
burgundy navy print
$250(863)467-1110
SOFA/LOVESEAT- Tan w/
flowers 6 mos. old $699
new will sacrifice. $225
(863)635-4690.
SPOOL COFFEE TABLE
Lrg. coin made $35
(863)357-5754
-****-******
WOOD TV STAND
W/drawers, Great
shape $40.
(863)447-0965.



EASY GO GOLF CART re-
stored $2200
(863)692-2229
-***** ** '***** "
GOLF CLUBS----
5 Metal Woods,'Jumbo
Driver & Wilson S.W.
$115. (863)946-3123.
King Cobra, Ti, oversize
driver, 9.5 deg, offset,
graphite, Ti, "S' shaft $75
(863)946-3123.
MEN'S & LADIES left hand-
ed golf clubs, New & used
$150 (863)467-0504
********** '***


GUNS,RIFLES, RELOADING
EQUIPMENT- Post and
Pre WW II, Call for Info.
(561)629-3781.
Remington 700 ADL SYN
7mm Rem Mag NIB $375
(863)946-1105
"'* *'**'****



BENCH PRESS
W/110 pound weights
$40
(863)467-8915
MCEX POWER HOUSE Fit-,
ness Equip. all attach-
ments icld. Good cond.
$99 Neg. 863-357-8751
PRO FORM TREADMILL
$100
** ** ** *.*



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SCREENS, (1) 41x39 & (5)
29x33, good condition,
$12. (863)634-5405



SHUTTLE SCOOTER
3 wheels, Exc cond see Bill
at American Roofing $850.
(863)763-6699.


ALUMINUM SHED
19'x 8' w/carpet $600
Must be moved. (863)357-
0863.
AWNINGS, (4), used, excel-
lent condition, call for siz-
es. Call Bob (863)357-
3141
Fifth Wheel Base & 2100
PSI Powerwash, $325 will
sell separately. (863)946-
6660
HOOKED ON PHONICS
Good condition
$200. Firm
(863)357-7852.
KILN 18", EvenHeat, w/
stilts, shelves & posts.
$400 Or best offer.
(772)597-4365.
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PRESSURE WASHER Hon-
da 13hp, Water Canon,
3500 PSI, Max Pressure
$900 (863)467-0890.


Full Time 20


Axle Trailer. $350.
(863)675-9243/673-0920

GRILL, Gas w/2 extra
tanks. $125 863-357-2757



JOHN DEERE LAWN
STX38
Needs trans axle.
$50. (863)763-6576.

Lawn Mower, Dixon ZTR,
52 in cut, 18hp, runs
good, new parts, $1500.
(863)697-2032

PUSH MOWER 22"1 MTD
3.75 Briggs & Stratton $30
(863)763-6901
++--"++k- +"


PIANO ACCORDION
Beautiful, Full size.
Excellent cond. $500.
(863)763-7206.

PIANO- Kimball Spinet,
must sell, very good cond,
recently tuned, $550 neg.
(863)675-2596.



CHIHUAHUA
2, (F), 8 wks old,
Purebred.Shots up to date.
$250. (863)675-3915.

Dachshund Puppies, 3
males, (2) blk. dapples,
(1) solid choc., 1st shots,
$350 ea. (863)634-5112

YORKIE PUPPIES 9 weeks
old, AKC reg., 1 female, 1
male, $695. Call (561)
791-4567.


HUGE PHOTOS
Family, friends, scenery
or pets from your photo.
Elliott's Quick Photo
419 W.S. Park
Call 863-763-5553



BIG SCREEN TV W/oak cab-
inet casing no remote con-
trol, does have a picture
$250 (863)467-0184


AIR COMPRESSOR
14 hp Kohler Engine.
30 gallon tank. $1100
(863)447-0941

TABLE SAW, Sears Con-
tractor, 10" in perfect
cond. $150 863-612-
9233

TOOLBOX- 7 drawer Snap-
On roll away, like new
cond, 3'Hx18"Dx26"W,
$450. (863)467-7753.

TOW BAR Blue Ox Adenta
class ID 10,000 Ibs. 2" re-
ciever $300 or best offer
(863)467-7017



MOP-VAC Dirt devil new in
box, Great item & easy to
use $45 (863)675-8149



STAR WARS I, II, 111 Col-
lectors tapes, signed by
Darth Vader. $60 Firm.
(561)629-3781.


SR. CITIZEN Needs
Shed, Semi Trailer.
Whatever! Reasonable!
(863)763-0072

WANTED TO BUY
On a rent buy bases a Home
or DBL. wide in the Okee-
chobee area & does have
a down payment
(863)357-2346

WE BUY SCRAP GOLD
Elliott's Pawn
419 W.S. Park
Call 863-763-5553


Agriculture



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


ENGLISH TRAIL SADDLE
sm. adult 15" blk. $190
(561)261-3530
**********

MEADOWBROOK CART
wooden horse/cob $999
(561)261-3530


REGISTERED PASO FINO
gulging great trail horse
good natured grey $2500
(863)843-2495



BAR-B-QUE GRILL,
Attached to a Tandem


Cash for your property
Any Condition, fast closing.
Jacobson Auction
1-800-466-1930
www.jacobsonauction.com
AB 111 AU 237



Private Lake lot ap-
prox. 299'X70'Ask
for Denny 8063)655-
4 06

TAYLOR CREEK ISLES
LOT RENTAL, Quiet, Adult
Community. Ocean & Gulf
access. 561-744-8387


I House's-S


Rentals



Apartments 905
Business Places 910
Commercial
Property 915
Condos'
Townhouses Rent 920
Farm Property
Rent 925
House- Rent 930
Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rent 945
Roommate 950
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
Rent 960


,SEASONAL
1/1 Park Model
Lake & golf access
763-7623





OAKLAKE VILLAS
2/2, Townhouse
$950 mo, 1st/last,
$500 sec. (863)467-5965

TOWNHOUSE
FOR RENT
2BR/2BA, $850 mo.
863-634-7722



Medical Office Space
For Lease, needs build out
completed. Approx. 2000
sq ft, located on 441 N.,
close to hospital, For
information 467-0831.

PROFESSIONAL
BUILDING
In City Limits. 2000 Sq. Ft.
2/3 Private Offices.
New Carpet, C/A/H,
Parking. (863)763-5593


COUPLE w/2 small dogs
looking for a rental within 10
miles N. of Okee. 2BR, is
preferred 863-261-1968




YEARLY LEASE- $250 per
month + elec, Water front
RV lot for rent, Big 0 RV
Resort, dblwide concrete
pad, landscaped, Adult
park, pool, clubhouse, rec
all, lots of daily activities,
Park model or RV's wel-
come, $3000 yr + elec,
Call Ken (863)824-0421.


RM for rent in beautiful
home $60 wk. non-s-
moker must like dogs
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Real Estate



Business Places -
Sale 10u5
Commercial
Property Sale 1010
Condos.
Townhouses Sale 1015
Farms -Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection 1060
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property1080


CBS,HOME 3BR, 1BA, Car-
port, Screen/porch Lowest
priced home in town.
$125,000. 863-824-0801

RIM CANAL, 2 Br., 2 Ba
w/Garage & 500 Sq. Ft.
Cedar Lined Rec Rm. w/
10x20 indoor heated pool.
Ready to move in. Call for
list off all new items.
Willing to accept
Hurricane Damaged
($163,000.)reduced to
$145,000 772-597-6158
or 954-801-6158


Builders lots still
available in brand new
community next to
Caloosahatchie River.
New Homes currently
under construction.
Pre-construction
discounts.
(954) 605-6407

N. Okeechobee, FL
20 Pristine acres
Young oak/fenced
$20,000 per acre firrin
Prequalified
(863)357-6700


Mobile Homes



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



90 Redman Dbl Wide
28x70 4/2 w/many up-
grades. Need to move.
(863)983-9428 $30,000
MOB HOME, '90- 60ft, 2BR,
2BA, completely fur-
nished, Ig carport, extra
driveway, shed, water sof-
tener, dishwasher, Must
see 'to appreciate. 2921
NE 5th Trail.34972. Adult
section (863)763-3050.

PACKAGE DEAL furnished
mobile home enclosed FI
-rn, 1999 20' Pontoon Boat
S&-trl. Evinrude 50HP 4
-stroke motor on Taylor
" Creek in Okeechobee
$21,500 (772)225-0525/
(772)631-3233



Recreation



Boats 3005
Campers, RVs 3010
Jet Sidis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles 3030
Sport VehiclesATVs 1035


BIMINI-BOAT.top new in
box fits pontoons & boats
up to 8' wide $175
(863)824-0455
BIMINI BOAT TOP New in
box stainless steel hard-
ware fits pontoons $115
(863)824-0455



BOAT, MOTOR, TRLR- 16'
*fiberglass, open deck,
35HP/OB, tilt trir, console
steering, nice cond, w/all
extras, $950. neg.
(863)635-2683.
BOAT PROPS stainless steel
various sizes $100-$150
Iv. message
(863)824-0455
BOAT TRAILER, 19 ft., gal-
vanized, single axle, $650.
(863)675-0705

BbAT, V-Bottom, aluminum,
needs TLC, $100.
(863)635-3465

CANOE, Fiberglass. Good
,shape. 2 person. $250 firm.
863-675-6214 after 6pm
********
GROVE BOAT loader also
transport wheels..& hitch
see on my boat $75
(863)763-6901
JON BOAT, 12 ft., with trail-
er, 15 hp Mercury, trolling
motor, $2000 or best of-
Sfer. (863)467-6112
JON BOAT 97' 18" 75HP
Johnson w/galv. tri/2 live-
wells troll motor $3500
(863)824-0455
KAYAK- 2 person Ocean
Kayak, w/paddles and
seats, $450. (863)673-
2350.
LUND 2001 16'6" w/'03.
Suzuki motor.& trailer. Used
very little. $11,000 neg.
863-467-9157/634-2866
NITRO 04' NX750,
17'6" Bass boat 115
mer. optimax swing
away ton. trl. loaded
gar. kept $16,500
(772)528-1464
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RANGER, '01, 16 ft., 5hp
Mercury mtr, w/trlr, exc.
cond., low hrs., $8000 or
best offer. 772-621-9792
Ranger Bass Boat
90hp motor, w/trailer
Asking $3,000
See at Uncle
Joe's Fishhouse
863-983-9421
STARCRAFT DEEP V- 15',
w/trlr, late model Evinrude
48HP, trolling motor,
many extras, boat cover, 2
new batteries,) $2500,
(863)824-0048.
TRI HILL 16', Fiberglass,
30HP Evinrude, trlr, depth
finder & extras. $1,100.'
Call (863)357-3203.
TROLING MOTOR
12/24 VOLTS
$50
(863)467-8915
WATERPROOF BOAT Cover
fit up to 22' boats $75
(863)824-0455

ZODIAC BOAT- 1Oft, fiber-
glass bottom, $150.
(561)629-3781.



JAYCO PU CAMPER'97- 8'
crankup, like new, AC,
Spawning, outside shower,
$4295 (863)946-1219.
RV TRAILER, WARD '94
30 Ft., $6000 or best offer.
863-467-9157/634-2866
***.*******
SUPERIOR, '72,26 ft., new-
er generator, new tires &.
transmission, $1500.
(863)467-8804 aft 6 pm



RADAR- JRC, #1500MKII,
LCD, 16 Naut. Point Miles,
brand new, in orig. box
$890. (863)382-3557.



MARINE RADIO
For Weather &
Communication $40.
(863)675-1464.


HONDA HELIX 250 1986
24K Original miles.
Asking $1275 or best offer.
(863)467-8870
SUZUKI 05' 500 vinson 4x4
used 4 times over $1000
in acc. $5750 firm for de-
tails call (863)697-2969
YAMAHA TTR125 DIRT-
BIKE, '02- 4 stroke, good
cond, hardly ridden,
$1300 (863)261-2263.


FRANKLIN '05, 32' Super-
slide C/A, W/D loaded
Smoke free no pets
$17,300. 239-699-1365
FRANKLIN '05- 38ft, 3 slide
outs, loaded, Must Sell!!,
$19,800. (941)448-5606.







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Furnished. Very Nice!
863-763-6476.


Automobiles



Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Construction
Equipment l.?".,
Foreign Cars 4(i0
Four Wheel Drive 40-;':
Heavy Duty Trucks-IliJ
Parts Repairs 41.i;'
Pickup Trucks J4i'i)
Sport Utility -1li15
Tractot Trailers 4ld6r)
Utility Trailers 4i)
Vans 40;i:

MITE M.11


BUICK LIMITED 1S9
All power. Factory top.
Good condition. $2000
772-359-5144
CAMARO, 1994- asking
$1300 or best offer.
(863)357-3633.

Li-, 88' needs
trans. wu,, $500
(863)763-7217 or
(863)697-8662 cell
CHEVY MONTE CARLO LS,
'96, 2 door, auto, loaded,
w/options, $2500.
(772)461-9536
CHRYSLER 5TH AVE, '85-
black, runs great, 108K
mi, asking $1000 or best
offer. (863)467-1110.
FORD ESCORT 95'.Wagon
LX 47k. mi. clean exc.
cond. $2500 or best offer
(863)467-1355
FORD TAURUS, '98- 6cyl,
cold AC, all power, $3700
or best offer. (863)673-
6209.
GEO METRO, '94, 2 dr, cold
a/c, exc. cond. $1300.
(772)461-9536

LINCOLN 1997, 4 Door,
1 Owner, Good condition.
$4000 or best offer.
863-467-9157/634-2866
LINCOLN TOWN CAR 91,
All power. Auto. Motor &
Trans. run great! $950 or
best offer. 863-357-9947


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the Wallace Automotive Group can help put
you on the good credit highway today!







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for your confidential pre-approval
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MAZDA 626 1993: 106 K
mis., 5 spd., new cv axles,
30 mpg., 1 Owner. $1600
(863)357-5832
NISSAN STANZA, '88, 4
door, no air, good tires,
runs well,.$750 or best of-
fer. (863)675-0705
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CHEVY S10 1987 4x4 Ta-
hoe. Runs but needs work.
Topper incl. $1000. (863)
763-4032 or 763-7144.
Ford Bronco '89, cold a/c,
mud tires & alum rims, 4
whl dr., great cond.,
$4500. (863)447-0941
FORD BRONCO II, '86-
runs, needs some work,
S$450 or best offer.
(863)634-5113.
JEEP Grand Wagoneer 88
Runs good. Ideal For Dune
Buggy or Can be fixed up.
$600 863-673-0920.


CLUB CAR,Good cond.
good batt.& chgr. $1299
Neg. (863)697-1350
(863)763-2063.
Golf Carts,
Gas or Electric
Buy and Sell
Call (863)824-0878


ENGINE, KAWASAKI, brand
new, 10 hsp, fits John
Deere or Kawasaki Mule.
$900. (863)692-2229.
GM Positive Traction Unit
8.5/373 Gears, F/
Differential, $150 or best
offer. (863)467-8856
PONTIAC BONNEVILLE
Runs, $550. Or
best offer.
863-467-8856.
TIRES Super Swampers (4)
on 16.5 rims rims
33x12.3-16.5 good cond.
$650 (863)697-9704


DODGE 4X4 SPORT, '98- all
power, lift tires, rims, lock-
er gears, $7600 neg.
(863)673-2392.
DODGE QUAD CAB 2002
Exc cond., Extra's. Must
see, 1 Owner! $18,000.
Neg. (863)946-1728.
FORD F150 90' 4WD extend
cab 4" suspension lift on
38" tires $1850 (863)634-
8023
ISUZU HOMBRE 98' (chevy
s-10) 5 spd. ac, Great gas
mi. $2500
(863)697-6812


FORD EXPLORER ,92- new
5spd trans, new starter &
exhaust system, $2500.
(863)357-1078.


NOTICE OF CONSIDERATION OF PROPOSED
ZONING RECLASSIFICATION:
NOTICE: A PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the Okeechobee County
Planning Board on Tuesday, February 22, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. in the Com-
mission Meeting Room, Okeechobee County Courthouse, 304 NW 2nd
Street, Okeechobee, Florida, to consider a request for a change in zoning
from the existing classification of Residential Mixed (RM) to the proposed
classification of Neighborhood Commercial- 2 NC-). The property
owner and applicant is Louise Kreigl Robertson. The property is located
at 5900 Highway 70 East, and is more particularly described as follows:
, ,,;,,,] at the intersection of the South Right of Way line and SR 70
wui me I ast boundary line of the W 1/2 of the NE 1/4, Section 18, Town-
ship 37 South, Range 36 East, run thence South along said boundary
East line ol the West 1/2 of the NE 1/4 a distance of 831.95 feet, thence
West at right angles a distance of 613.3 feet, thence North at right angles
and parallel to E. boundary line of tract, 588 09 feet to a point on the
South right of way line of SR 70, thence Easterly along said South right of
way line of SR 70, 660 feet to the point of beginning, being a part of the
West 1/2 of the Northeast 1/4, Section 18, Township 37 South, Range 36
East, and containing 10 acres, more or less.
Less and Excepting: The East 30 feet thereof previously deeded to Okee-
chobee County for road purposes, but including all reverter rights with re-
spect there to.
In the event that all items before the Board are not heard, the hearings
shall be continued to Wednesday, February 23, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. in the
Commission Meeting Room, Okeechobee County Courthouse, 304 NW
2nd Street, Okeechobee, Florida.
A SECOND PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the Board of County
Commissioners on Thursday, March 10, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. in the Com-
mission Meeting Room, Okeechobee County Courthouse, 304 NW 2nd
Street, Okeechobee, Florida.
ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHALL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE
HEARD AT THE FIRST AND SECOND HEARINGS. Any person deciding to
appeal any decision by the Board of County Commissioners or Planning
Board with respect to any matter considered at these meetings or hear-
ings will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is
made and that the record includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal will be based. County Clerk and Planning and Develop-
ment tapes are for the sole purpose of backup for official records of the
Clerk and of the Planning Department.
W illiam D. .: ,,,,,;,,, Director
Petition # ,.,i,. ':'" "
551676 ON 2/4, 13/05


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NOTICE OF CONSIDERATION OF PROPOSED
ZONING RECLASSIFICATION:
NOTICE: A PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the Okeechobee County
.,... E,, ,, 1, Tuesday, February 22, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. in the Com-
,,,--,n I Room, Okeechobee County Courthouse, 304 NW 2nd
Street, Okeechobee, Florida, to consider a request for a change in zoning
from the existing classification of Agriculture (A) and Residential Mobile
Home (RMH) to the proposed classification of Residential General (RG).
The property owner and applicant is Community Utilities II, Inc The proper-
ty is located on the west side of SE 181h Terrace, north of Okeechobee
Cristian Church, and is more particularly described as follows:
BEING A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH,
RANGE 35 EAST, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND BEING MORE
PARTICULARLY BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 26;
THENCE N 00005'41" W ALONG THE COMMON BOUNDARY BETWEEN
SECTION 27 AND SECTION 26, A DISTANCE OF 680.24 FEET TO A POINT,
SAID POINT BEING THE POINT OF BEGINNING: THENCE CONTINUE N
00005'41" W ALONG THE COMMON BOUNDARY BETWEEN SECTION 27
AND SECTION 26 A DISTANCE OF 595.42 FEET TO A MONUMENT;
THENCE N 8954'19" E A DISTANCE OF 715.20 FEET TO A MONUMENT
LYING ON THE WEST BOUNDARY OF LOT 231, TAYLOR CREEK ISLES
UNIT VII, THENCE S 00009'41" E ALONG SAID WEST BOUNDARY OF TAY-
LOR CREEK ISLES UNIT VII A DISTANCE OF 522.77 FEET TO A MONU-
MENT AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 227, TAYLOR CREEK ISLES
UNIT VII; THENCE N 89041'34" E ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARY LINE OF
SAID LOT 227 A DISTANCE OF 150.00 FEET TO A MONUMENT LYING IN
THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOUTHEAST 18TH TERRACE;
THENCE S 00009'41" E ALONG THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF
SOUTHEAST 18TH TERRACE A DISTANCE OF 70.00 FEET TO A POINT;
THENCE S 89041'34" W A DISTANCE OF 865.89 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING.
In the event that all items before the Board are not heard, the hearings shall
be continued to Wednesday, February 23, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. in the Com-
mission Meeting Room, Okeechobee County Courthouse, 304 NW 2nd
Street, Okeechobee, Florida.
A SECOND PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the Board of County
Commissioners on Thursday, March 10, 2005 at 9:00 am. in the Commis-
sion Meeting Room, Okeechobee County Courthouse, 304 NW 2nd Street,
Okeechobee, Florida.
ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHALL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE
HEARD AT THE FIRST AND SECOND HEARINGS. Any person deciding to
appeal any decision by the Board of County Commissioners or Planning
Board with respect to any matter considered at these meetings or hearings
will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made and
that the record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal
will be based. County Clerk and Planning and Development tapes are for
the sole purpose of backup for official records of the Clerk and of the Plan-
ning Department,
William D. Royce, Planning Director
Petition # R-2005-0582
551669 ON 2/4, 13/05


INVITATION TO BID
CDBG Grant 04DB-C01
Building Facade Improvement Project
Bid No. PW-02-10-02-05
Sealed bids will be received by the City of Okeechobee, General Services
Department, 55 S.E. 3rd Avenue, Room 101, Okeechobee, FL 34974,
(863) 763-3372 x218, until 2 o m on March 15, 2005 after which time
the bids duly submitted will be opened and read aloud. Bids may not be
revoked after bid opening.
This project consists of: 'i,;,i,,n ;,.i elationn of accessible ramp for
handicap, form molding, j, ,,, i works, and signs. All bidders
must be a State of Florida Certified General Contractor.
A complete bid package can be obtained from the General Services De-
partment, at City Hall, during normal office hours, Monday Friday; 8
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except holidays. There is a $100.00 non-refundable
fee.
Envelopes containing Bid Proposals should be marked "Building Facade
Improvement Project" and may be hand delivered or mailed to the ad-
dress listed above. Facsimile or mailed bids will not be accepted.
A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Tuesday, March 1,2005, at 2:00
p.m., in the City Council Chambers located in Room 200, at 55 S.E. 3rd
Avenue, Okeechobee, Florida. All interested Bidders are encouraged to
attend this meeting.
The City of Okeechobee reserves the right to reject any or all bid(s), with
or without cause, to waive technical errors deemed most advantageous
to the City. All bid(s) shall remain open for a period not to exceed three
hundred sixty-five (365) days from the date of the bid opening.
Bill Veach, City Administrator
553798 ON 2/13/05


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ROTC instructor to speak at luncheon


This past year marked the
second year of operation of an
Army Junior ROTC Battalion at
Okeechobee High School.
On Feb. 19, Colonel
Lawrence W. Saucier, USA (Ret),
the Battalion's Senior Instructor,
will address the members of the
South Central Florida Military
Officers Association of America
(MOAA) chapter and tell what
impact the program has had and
how he handled initiating the
program in 2003 school year..
Members arid guests who are
interested in the future of our
youth should hear Colonel
Saucier's remarks, said EGEN
Peter B. Injasoulian; chapter
president.
The chapter's luncheon will
be on Saturday, Feb. 19 at the
Sun-Lake Golf and Country
Club's Candlelight Restaurant
starting at noon.
The Okeechobee High School
Army JROTC Cadet Color Guard
will open the meeting with the
placing of the Colors.
Colonel Saucier was born in
Windsor Ontario; Canada and
was a dependent of a' united
States Army officer which
exposed him to military life at an
early age. He attended several
different schools throughout the
world before graduating from
Melbourne High School.
Starting his military career as
an enlisted Marine, he served as
a rifleman team and squad
leader in Vietnam. Later he was,
commissioned a second lieu-
tenant in the U.S. Army Infantry
upon graduation from Florida
State University.


Members and guests who are interested in the
future of our youth should hear Colonel Sauci-
er's remarks.
,- EGEN Peter B. Injasoulian, chapter president


He earned'a bachelor of sci-
ence degree in criminology from
Florida State and later a bachelor
of science degree in accounting
at the University of Central Flori-
da.
During his military career, he
completed Infantry Officer Basic
Course, Military Police Officer
Basic Course, Military Police
Officer Advanced Course, Com-
mand and General Staff College
and National Defense Security
Course.
His assignments have ranged
from commander of a Military


Police Company, Senior ROTC
instructor at Austin Pear Univer-
sity to Assistant Commandant of
the Army's Military Police School
at Ft..Leonard Wood, Mo.
Colonel Saucier is married to
the former Karen S. Meyers of
Chattanooga, Tenn. They have
three children: Francine 21,
Katie 17 and Matthew 11. The
family resides in Okeechobee.
Reservations may be made by
calling the following MOAA
members: Lieutenant Jane
Christman in Avon Park at (863)
452-5862, Captain Lou Brough in


Sebring at (863) 655-2344, Mrs.
Mary Martin in Lake Placid at
(863) 699-1939,. Lieutenant
Roger Bumgarner in Arcadia at
(863) 993-0129 or Mrs. June Felt
in Polk County at (863) 638-
1225.
All reservations for the Febru-
ary membership luncheon are
due no later than Thursday, Feb.
17.


Community Event


Ladies ministry plans chicken dinner
The Church of God Ladies Ministry will be preparing a
smoked chicken dinner on Feb. 18 beginning at 11 a.m. for a
donation of $5 per meal. There will be carry out or free delivery
within the city limits. The dinner will consist of a quarter smoked
chicken, scalloped potatoes, green beans, roll and pound cake.
To order, call (863) 763-4127 or (863) 467-1750. You can pick up
your meal a 301 N.E. Fourth Ave. Call early for delivery at a specif-
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NOTICE OF CONSIDERATION OF PROPOSED
ZONING RECLASSIFICATION:
NOTICE: A PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the Okeechobee County
Planning Board on Tuesday, February 22, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. in the Com-
mission Meeting Room, Okeechobee County Courthouse, 304 NW 2nd
Street, Okeechohee, Florida, to consider a request for a change in zoning
from the existing classification of Agriculture (A) to the proposed classifi-
cation of Residential General (RG). The property owner is Oscar Daniel.
The applicant is Land Ventures of America, LLC. The property is located
to the west of Nubbin Slough on :he north side of Highway 441 SE and is
more particularly described as follows:
A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH,
RANGE 36 EAST AND SECTIONS 5 AND 6, TOWNSHIP 38 SOUTH,
RANGE 36 EAST, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. SAID LAND ALSO
LIES WITHIN A PORTION OF BLOCK 3, "FARM LANDS OF THE CONSOLI-
DATED LAND COMPANY", ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 5, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHO-
BEE COUNTY, FLORIDA AND A PORTION OF BLOCK 3, "GREAT LAKE
SUBDIVISION", ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 1, PAGES 36 THROUGH 45, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND IS MORE PARTIC-
ULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 3, BLOCK 3,
SAID "GREAT LAKE SUBDIVISION", THENCE SOUTH 55:36'37" EAST
ALONG THE NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY (R/W) LINE OF STATE ROAD
15 (WIDTH VARIES), A DISTANCE OF 400.16 FEET:
THENCE CONTINUE ALONG SAID R/W LINE, SOUTH 58136'43" EAST, A
DISTANCE OF 144.49 FEET TO THE POINTOF iCiiijilt; Tiirlir D.
PARTING SAID NORTHERLY R/W LINE. RUN 'r.:'i' i ,..' i -. .
PERPENDICULAR TO THE PRECEDING COURSE, A DISTANCE OF
2140.56 FEET;
THENCE SOUTH 59140'11" EAST, A DISTANCE OF 2176.93 FEET TO
THE WESTERLY LINE OF A 30 FEET WIDE STRIP OF LAND AS SHOWN
ON THE "AMENDED PLAT OWNERSHIP OF R. E. HAMRICK AND ANNIE
B. HAMRICK", ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 58 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA;
THENCE SOUTH 30 19'49" WEST ALONG SAID WESTERLY LINE, A DIS-
TANCE OF 1549.01 FEET:
THENCE SOUTH 671 47' 29" WEST, ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE OF
SAID 30 FEET WIDE STRIP OF LAND, A DISTANCE OF 915.63 FEET TO
THE INTERSECTION WITH THE EASTERLY LINE OF LANDS DESCRIBED
IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK (ORB) 365, PAGE 1768 OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA;
THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 671 47' 29" WEST ALONG SAID NORTHER-
LY LINE AND THE SOUTHWESTERLY EXTENSION THEREOF, A DIS-
TANCE OF 262.03 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE ARC OF A
NON-TANGENT CURVE IN THE AFORESAID NORTHERLY R/W LINE OF
STATE ROAD 15, SAID CURVE BEING CONCAVE TO THE
NORTHEAST, HAVING A RADIUS OF 17,138.74 FEET, A CENTRAL AN-
GLE OF 00 49'03" AND BEING REFERENCED BY A CHORD BEARING OF
NORTH 59140'30" WEST AND CHORD DISTANCE OF 244.53 FEET;
THENCE NORTHWESTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, A DIS-
TANCE OF 244.54 FEET TO THE SOUTHWESTERLY CORNER OF LOT
22, AFORESAID BLOCK 3, "GREAT LAKE SUBDIVISION";
THENCE DEPARTING SAID NORTHERLY R/W LINE, RUN NORTH
31 12317" WEST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOT 22, A DISTANCE
OF 131.87 FEET;
THENCE DEPARTING SAID EAST LINE, RUN NORTH 58136'43" WEST, A
DISTANCE OF 200.00 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE WEST
LINE OF LOT 20, ALSO BEING THE EAST LINE OF LOT 19, SAID BLOCK
3, "GREAT LAKE SUBDIVISION";
THENCE SOUTH 31 23'17" WEST ALONG SAID WEST LINE OF LOT 20,
BLOCK 3, A DISTANCE OF 150.00 FEET TO THE SOUTHWESTERLY
CORNER OF SAID LOT 20, BLOCK 3, BEING A POINT ON THE AFORE-
SAID NORTHERLY R/W LINE OF STATE ROAD 15;
THENCE NORTH 581 36' 43" WEST ALONG SAID NORTHERLY R/W
LINE, A DISTANCE OF 400.00 FEET TO THE SOUTHWESTERLY CORNER
OF LOT 16, SAID BLOCK 3, "GREAT LAKE SUBDIVISION";
THENCE NORTH 58 36' 43" WEST CONTINUING ALONG SAID NORTH-
ERLY R/W LINE OF STATE ROAD 15, A DISTANCE OF 655.51 FEET TO
THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
SAID PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING 100.000 ACRES, MORE OR
LESS.
In the event that all items before the Board are not heard, the hearings
shall be continued to Wednesday, February 23, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. in the
Commission Meeting Room, Okeechobee County Courthouse, 304 NW
2nd Street, Okeechobee, Florda.
A SECOND PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the Board of County
Commissioners on Thursday, March 10, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. in the Com-
mission Meeting Room,Okeechobee County Courthouse, 304 NW 2nd
Street, Okeechobee, Florida,
ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHALL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE
HEARD AT THE FIRST AND SECOND HEARINGS. Any person deciding to
appeal any decision by the Board of County Commissioners or Planning
Board with respect to any matter considered at these meetings or hear-
ings will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is
made and that the record includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal will be based. County Clerk and Planning and Develop-
ment tapes are for the sole purpose of backup for official records of the
Clerk and of the Planning Department.
William D. Royce, Planning Director
Petition # R-2005-0583
552290 ON 2/6, 13/05


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