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Vol. 96 No. 51 Sunday, February 20, 2005 75 Plus tax


Briefs

Motorists urged
to use caution
School officials have recently
reported several near accidents
involving students waiting for
school buses and motorists
entering or leaving businesses.
Dale Barrett, director of
operations for the school dis-
trict, stated that there have been
some near accidents at school
bus stops at the driver's license
office and at other businesses
that have recently reopened
after being closed for some time
due to the hurricanes.
Motorists are urged to use
caution when approaching
school bus stops.

Inside

Earnhardt team
ready for Daytona
A week ago, just about
everybody was convinced
that the Dale Earnhardt Inc.
team's Daytona dominance
was done.
Forget it.
After struggling last week
in qualifying, the DEI duo of
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and
Michael Waltrip suddenly
jumped back into the role of
favorites for Sunday's Day-
tona 500 with an electrifying
performance in their 150-mile
qualifying race.
After coming from the rear
of the pack Thursday in the
qualifier, two-time 500 win-
ner Waltrip shot past defend-
ing race champion Earnhardt
on the final straightaway to
win by half a car length.
Page 7

USS Jimmy Carter
is commissioned
The USS Jimmy Carter
entered the Navy's fleet Satur-
day as the most heavily
armed submarine ever built,
and as the last of the Seawolf
class of attack subs that the
Pentagon ordered during the
Cold War's final years.
The $3.2 billion Jimmy
Carter was commissioned
Saturday, the first named after
a living ex-president. Carter,
himself a submariner during
his time in the Navy, was on
hand for the ceremony signal-
ing the end of an era in sub-
marining.
Page 2

Drought Index
Current: 512
Source: Florida Division
of Forestry
Local Burn Ban: None

Lake levels


14.74 feet

Lake level ;
Last Year:
15.32 feet


South Florida Water Manage-
ment District. Depth given in
feet above sea level.)

Index
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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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Scouts experience Camp Taylor
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The night was cold and clear.
Under a starry sky, Cub Scouts gath- _
ered around a campfire. Firelight
played across the boys' faces as they
listened, fascinated, to the Scout
leader tell ghost stories.
Okeechobee Cub Scout Pack
964's campout, held Feb. 11-13 at
Camp Taylor, was filled with old-
fashioned fun hikes in the woods,-----
a scavenger hunt, games, stories and
plenty of roasted marshmallows.
Boys and their families camped
out in tents and loved it, despite the
unusually cold weather, which
dipped into the 30s.
The Scout leaders wisely banned
all electronic devices from camp no
Gameboys, portable CD players or
portable computers allowed. Candy
and carbonated soft drinks were also
banned, although an exception was
made for the marshmallows, choco-
late bars and graham crackers need- .
ed to make "s'mores" after dinner.
While some of the boys balked at
first at the prospect of a weekend
with no junk food and no video
games, they soon became involved
in following animal tracks, swinging
on a homemade rope swing, making
up their own skits for the campfire
program and running around in the
woods having a wonderful time.
Skills practiced at the campout The cold weather made the campfire popular with the
included pitching a tent, preparing Scouts and their families. Toasting marshmallows (left
meals and cleaning up their own to right) are Steve Mataushek, Tyler Elliott, Laura
mess kits. Mataushek.


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By Maria Chandler
Okeechobee News
South Florida Water Man-
agement District (SFWMD) has
implemented two programs in
an effort to reduce the amount
of phosphorus in Lake Okee-
chobee.
Gary Ritter, lead environ-
mental scientist with SFWMD,
said the programs Lake
Okeechobee Protection Plan
(LOPP) and Comprehensive
Everglades Restoration Plan
(CERP) are to reduce the
amount of phosphorus that
goes into Lake Okeechobee to
140 metric tons by the year
2015.
A metric ton is equal to
2,200 pounds.
Mr. Ritter said currently
there are 500 metric tons of


phosphorus entering Lake
Okeechobee.
There are two forms of
phosphorus natural, and
that which is found in fertilizer
and even detergents. SFWMD
is trying to reduce the amounts
of the second form of phospho-
rus that ends up in the lake.
Mr. Ritter said the Lake
Okeechobee Protection Plan
involves phosphorus reduction
to Lake Okeechobee and water
storage more specifically driv-
en for phosphorus reduction.
Reducing the total maxi-
mum load of phosphorus that
goes into Lake Okeechobee
from the watershed is being
done through Best Manage-
ment Practices (BMPs) with
urban and agricultural land
uses; regional projects that will
collect stormwater from urban


and agricultural areas; and
grant programs, where new
technologies will' be looked at
related to phosphorus
removal.
The main focus of the CERP
plan is water storage, as well
as water quality treatment and
environmental enhancement
through large reservoirs or a
common reservoir and
stormwater treatment areas.
In addition to talking about
Lake Okeechobee and projects
dealing with the lake, Mr. Ritter
announced that there are a lot
of new staff members at
SFWMD's Okeechobee Service
Center. As an opportunity to
meet these individuals,
SFWMD will 'host an open
house at 9 a.m. on March 3 at
the Okeechobee Service Cen-
ter.


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Bruce Simpson (left) of the Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee invit-
ed Gary Ritter to speak at Thursday's meeting about Lake
Okeechobee and programs aimed at reducing the amount of
phosphorus in the lake.


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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 Utility
board of directors; code enforce-
ment board -planning board-land
planning agency-board of adjust-
ments and design review board.
Membership of the board, when
possible, should consist of archi-
tects, 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 infor-
mation, 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 Okee-
chobee or Okeechobee County.

Apply now
for tax rebate
OKEECHOBEE The Property
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 deadline
to file is March 1.
2004 property tax rebate for
those who have been displaced
from their homesteaded property
for more than 60 days because of a
named tropical system. The dead-
line to file is March 1.
2004 sales tax rebate (up to
$1,500) for those Florida residents
who have replaced a mobile home
due to loss from a named tropical
system. The deadline to file is May
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YMS students beat their best mile time


These Yearling Middle School
students beat their best mile time
on Feb. 10: Jewel Buck, Travis
Carr, Kevin
Daniels, Nacho
Delacruz,
Natividad Gar-
cia, Janezzka
Koger, Ashley
Roberson, Roxanne Sheffield,
Markeisha Youmans, Brandon
Brown, Leah Clase, Adrian
Espinoza, Daniel Flores, Naraly
Garcia, Samuel Garcia, Vicente
Garcia, Caitlyn Gaucin, Josue
Gomez, David Luviano, Benny
Perez, Vaughn Robbins, Lauren
Barber, Houston Foulke, Courtney
Hatfield, Dylan Hughes, Justin
Juback, Saray Mungaray, Sean
VanSchaick, Andrea Cabrera, Nic-
hole Chapa, Christiana Colonna,
Kyndra Crews, Jesenia Martinez,
Anita Moran, Heather Raulerson,-
Cesar Serrano, Kayla Stokes,
Kayla Treadway, Dayne Bennett,
James Gainer, Elizabeth Hernan-
dez, Jordyn Miller, Richard Nieto,
Miriam Hernandez, Chris Hodum,
Geromy Sullivan, Gustavo Vargas,
Courtney Burney, Danny Busbin,
William Curren, Heath Fralix,
Sarah Payne, Deborah Rodriguez,
Rachel Armstrong, Adam Bran-
del, Arturo Dominguez, James
Fralix, Frank Hamill, Stuart Hay-
mond, Hector Hernandez, Scott
Jones, William Kennedy, Ruben
Romero, Garrett Rucks, Brittany
Taylor Cristhian Toribio, Duke Tor-
res, Laura Curtis, Jesus Flores,
John Garcia, Robert Smith, Kristin
Wyatt, Jim Yates,.Casey Bryant,


Courtesy photo/Yearling
The following students participated in a Solo and Ensem-
ble festival on Feb. 5, at Lincoln Park Academy in Ft.
Pierce. These students prepared a musical selection and
then performed for an adjudicator which rated the students
on a scale of Superior, Excellent, Good, and Fair. They
received Superior ratings which is the highest rating you
may receive. Mr. Bearden, director of bands would like to
congratulate these students on a job well done! They are
(front to back, left to right) Andrea Mavroides, Stephen
Chaisson and Mary Cook, Ashley Welch.


Donald Casselton, Jacoby'Johns,
Alex Nielson, Dustin Parker, Seth
Randolph, Stephen Scott, David
Williams, Keith Ford,.Kelsey Burn-
ham, Colby Frank, Amanda Harri-
son, James Marquis, Naomi
Stevens, Julio Villatoro, Mark


Weir, Nathan Willbarger, Cindy
Wine, Jose Aguilar, William Bear-
den, Daryn Conrad, Yvonne Flo-
res, Cristina Garcia, Layla Huff,
Jarrod Kelly, Gilberto Limon, San-
tos Perez, Crescendo Piedra,
Justin Principe, Drew Selvey, Ash-


School Menu Okeechobee County


ley Wheeler, Cristin Shelton and
Yesenia Aguirre.

These students beat their best
mile time on Feb. 15: Daniel Flo-
res, Naraly Garcia, Samuel Garcia,
Vicente Garcia, Caitlyn Gaucin,
Josue Gomez, David Luviano,
Vaughn Robbins, Judson Attaway,
Frances Bateman, Jewel Buck,
Nacho Delacruz, Natividad Gar-
cia, Autumn Meredith, Ashley
Roberson, Roxanne Sheffield,
James Fortner, Houston Foulke,
Courtney Hatfield, Dylan Hughes,
Justin Juback, Ceejae Smith, Nic-
hole Chapa, Ashley Christian,
Christiana Colonna, Kyndra
Crews, Nanci Garcia, Saul Garcia,
Monica Gill, Alonna Johnson, Kris
Knight, Cody McElroy, Heather
Raulerson, Cesar Serrano, Kayla
Stokes, Kayla Treadway, Lindsay
Crum, Chris Hodum, Geromy Sul-
livan, Jay Zeller, Ashley Almod-
ovar, Cole Fulford, Josh Damon,
James Gainer, Kerwin Givens,
Jessica Wagner, Brittany Whirls,
Hector Hernandez, Frank Hamill,
Brant Harden, Ruben Romero,
William Curren, Heath Fralix,
Jomar Hernandez, David Jacobs,
Sarah Payne, Elizabeth Renteria,
Deborah Rodriguez, Eric Ward,
Casey Bryant, Donald Casselton,
Jacoby Johns, Garrett Madrigal,
Dustin Parker, Leland Schoom-
naker, Stephen Scott, Carson
Williams, Jesus Flores, Jim Yates,
Yesenia Aguirre, James Marquis,
Cristin Shelton, Naomi Stevens,
Julio Villatoro, Nathan Willbarger,
Jose Aguilar, Daryn Conrad, Cristi-
na Garcia, Jarrod Kelly, Gilberto
Limon, Marcus Martin, Adrianna
Mitchell, Ravenne Osceola and
Santos Perez.


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Feb. 21 through 25
Monday, Feb. 21
Breakfast:
Cereal and Toast
Breakfast burrito
Lunch:
Chicken quesadilla
Fish sandwich
Golden corn
Fruit salad
Tuesday, Feb. 22
Breakfast:
Cereal and Toast
Super donut
Lunch:
Hamburger deluxe
Taco/pepperoni "Hot pockets"
Oven baked tater tots
Fresh apple wedges
Wednesday, Feb. 23


Breakfast:
Cereal and Toast
Egg and cheese biscuit
Lunch:
Spaghetti w/garlic breadstick
Chicken patty sandwich
Garden salad
Peach cup
Thursday, Feb. 24
Breakfast:
Cereal and Toast
Breakfast pizza
Lunch:
Chicken drummies w/roll
Ham and cheese sub
Baby carrots w/dip
Pineapple tidbits
Friday, Feb. 25
Breakfast:
Cereal and toast


Ag Field Day at YMS Feb. 25


A+ Cinnamon pancakes
Lunch:
Pizza Day
*Wedge or Fiestada
Smucker's PBJ uncrustable
'Seasoned green beans
Blushing pears
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 (vegetable,
fruit or fruit juice), choice of whole,
reduced fat or lowfat chocolate milk
Meal prices:
Breakfast: $ .75
Reduced: $ .30
Lunch $1.25
Reduced: $ .40


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By Joy Burnham
FFA Reporter
The Okeechobee Yearling FFA
Chapter has had a busy month. The
Opening and Closing Team and the
Prepared Public Speaker both won
first at the District Contest, meaning
they move on to compete at the
State FFA Convention. In Decem-
ber FFA members went to the
Leadership Training Center in
Dundee and planted trees to
replace those damaged in the hurri-
canes. Many of our members also
attended the Okeechobee County
Science Fair at the beginning of Jan-
uary.
The Okeechobee FFA Livestock
Judging team won third place at.
the South Florida Fair Livestock
Judging contest, and Kaley Dees
was the first high individual. The
Livestock Judging team also won


third place at the Okeechobee FFA
Alumni Contest, with Kaley Dees
placing as the first high individual.
Coming events are Ag Field Day
on Feb. 25. Children from kinder-
gartens and first graders in our
town come to our school and see
dairy cows, beef cows, goats,
sheep, and horses, as well as other
farm animals. In March we will be
doing Ag Literacy Day, where we
will read farm related books to stu-
dents at North Elementary, Semi-
nole Elementary, and Peace
Lutheran Preschool.
Our FFA Chapter works hard to
promote leadership and education
in our school and community. We
are available for appearances to
demonstrate Parliamentary Proce-
dure to business and civic groups.
Our students possess the qualities
of tomorrows leaders, today.


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Speak Out

Exercise your right to free speech. Speak out is a free 24-hour
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.

Move It
"This is about the dead hog. It seems to me that people have
forgotten that years ago we used to get out and move animals
from the road. Get out and do things. That's what is wrong with
our county now everyone waits for the county to do things,
instead of taking care of it themselves."

No Camping
"I am down at the park and the pier quite often and I am won-
dering why, when it says no overnight camping, that there is a
motorhome with a boat trailer and they are there every morning
and night early and late, week after week. If there is no camp-
ing what are they doing there?" (Editor's Note: Thanks for call-
ing. We contacted the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office with
your concern. They told us they were not aware of anyone
camping overnight there, but would check into it.)



Community Events

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; Thursday, 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.

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.

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
paintings in the auditorium. This program is funded by a grant
from the Florida Humanities Council and is free and open to
the public.

Church will host gospel junction
On Friday, Feb. 25, a gospel junction will be held at the First
United Methodist Church starting at 6:30 p.m. There will be
gospel music, puppets, illusions and fun for all ages.

Teen Block Party is planned
Communities in Schools will hold their next Teen Block
Party on Feb. 25 at the Okeechobee Skate Park, 300 N.W. Sixth
Ave., from -7 until 11 p.m. Admission is $5 per student. This
block party is for middle school students only. For information,
call (863) 462-5863.

Church hosts chicken dinner
The United Methodist Men's Fellowship will sponsor a
smoked chicken dinner on March 4, at the First United Methodist
Church, 200 N.W. Second St. The church is located between the
Bank of America and the Okeechobee County Courthouse.
Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Dinner will be
served from 4 until 6 p.m. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for chil-
dred. Tickets are available at the church office. Call (863) 763-
4021 for information.

Library to host leather craft class
The Everglades Leather Guild will be conducting a leather
craft demonstration and class at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, at
the Okeechobee County Public Library, 206 SW 16th St. The class
is designed for beginner leather crafters and persons with some
skill in leather tooling. It is designed for mature persons wanting
to acquire the skill of leather art. Class size is limited and pre-reg-
istration is a must. Registrations will be taken on a first-come,
first-served basis. Some supplies will be required. For informa-
tion, call (863) 467-8239; or, e-mail ernie@thewaymans.com





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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.

Tuesday
Alanon meeting will be held at the Church of Our Savior at 8 p.m.
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.
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.
Widows and Widowers support group meets at 8:30 a.m. at the
Clock Restaurant for breakfast. For information, call (863) 357-0297.
Rotary Club of Okeechobee meeting 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 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.
Bible study at the Living Word of Faith Church at 7 p.m. Informal and
informative discussions bring many Bible truths to life, located at 1902 S.
Parrott Ave. Everyone are invited.
Bipolar Bears meets at 11 a.m. at Welcome House, which is located
next to 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
depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, schizo-affective disorder or dual
diagnosis.

Wednesday
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. It
will be a closed discussion.
Lakeside Cruise'n Car Show will meet 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.
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.

Thursday
Tantie Quilters meet every Thursday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the
Historical Society Museum on U.S. 98 N. For information call Margaret
Smith at (863) 467-8020, or Janet Rinaldo at (863) 467-0183.
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.
Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee meets from noon until 1 p.m. at the
Fat Boys Restaurant. All Kiwanis and the public are welcome. For infor-
mation, contact Ray Worley at (863) 467-0985.
ABWA Charter Chapter meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Angus Restaurant.
'All members are urged to attend. Individuals interested in joining may call
(863) 467-2888, or attend our monthly meeting.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 47 will meet from 5 until 6:30 p.m. at
the United Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. Please join us or ask
questions. Call Doris at (863) 467-5206 or Hazel at (863) 763-4923, for
information.
Christian Fellowship Prayer group meets at 9:30 a.m. in the Fellow-
ship Hall at 412 N.W. Sixth St. For information, call (863) 763-5996.
Cowboys for Christ will meet at Dunklin Memorial. Everyone is invit-
ed. For information, call Mike Fletcher at (863) 357-6257.
Okeechobee County Blood Bank, 300 N.W. Fifth St., is open for
blood donations from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. For information, call (863) 467-
9360.
Martha's House Inc. sponsors weekly support groups for women
who are, or have been, affected by domestic violence and abusive rela-
tionships. The support groups are at 6 p.m. For information call (863)
763-2893, or call Shirlean Graham or Irene Luck at (863) 763-2893 or
(863) 763-0202.
Grief Support Group for parents who have lost a child will meet at 7
p.m. The group will meet at the Okeechobee Presbyterian Church. For
information, call Stephanie at (863) 763-2893 days, or (863) 467-2480
evenings. If you know of someone that might need this group, please
pass the'word.
The Social Security Administration Office has moved to the One
Stop Center, 123 S.W. Park St., in Okeechobee. Representatives will be
available from 9 a.m. until noon.
Free Adult Basic Education/GED and English as a second lan-
guage classes from 7 until 9 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 701
S.W. Sixth St.
Gun-Owners of Okeechobee meet at 7 p.m. at the American
Legion, 501 S.E. Second St. Anyone interested is invited. For informa-
tion, contact Merv Waldron at (863) 467-5744 or Dan Fennell at (863)
467-9461.



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Dim your headlights when approaching another vehicle, and
utilize your turn signals.


Community Events

Sheepdog Trials benefit FFA
The final day of the annual Sheepdog Trials will be Feb. 20 at
The Tindall 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.

BHR church hosting revival
The Buckhead Ridge Baptist Church will host a revival
beginning on Sunday, Feb. 20, with services held at 8:30, 11
a.m. and 7 p.m. On Monday, Feb. 21, through Wednesday, Feb.
23, nightly services will begin at 7 p.m. The church is located
on Hunter Road about one mile from U.S. 78.

Apple Family in concert
The Ken Apple Family will be in concert Sunday, Feb. 20, at
the Okeechobee Church of the Nazarene, 425 S.W. 28th St., at
10:30 a.m. The church is located on Wolff Road, approximately
two blocks behind the Pizza Hut. For information call (863)
763-3519. A nursery for children between the ages of'6 months
and 3 years will be provided.

'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
Fountain 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.

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. Second Ave. The auditorium is directly north.of the school
board office.

Hospital hosts dinner, lecture
Raulerson Hospital will host a dinner and lecture on Feb. 22.
Dinner will be at 5 p.m., and will cost $3 per person. The lec-
ture will begin at 5:30 p.m. The topic of this lecture will be BHP
Prostate Problems with guest speaker Dr. Marvin Young. For
information and reservations, call (863) 824-2702.

Bicycle ride planned
A bicycle ride to promote physical activity within the com-
munity will be held Tuesday, Feb. 22, starting at 3 p.m. at the
Crossroads Restaurant, 5050 N.E. 128th Ave. There is no charge
for this ride. For information, call James Mclnnes (863) 763-
3101.

Lunchbox lectures begin Feb. 22
Parents, providers and the public are cordially invited to
attend a Lunchbox Lecture, featuring psychotherapist Dr. Bren-
da Garma, Ph.D., LMHC. Her first lecturewill 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. Please bring your lunch. Beverages will
be provided. Lunchbox Lectures are presented by the Teen
Pregnancy Prevention Task Force and sponsored by the Okee-
chobee 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 Preda-
tors, Adolescence and Sexual Boundaries 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.

Viking community meeting slated
Okeechobee County Sheriff Paul May and Okeechobee
County Commissioner Gene Woods will meet with Viking resi-
dents on Feb. 23 at the Basinger Community Center. The public
meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Law enforcement and garbage
collection will be discussed.

Health and safety classes offered
The next American Red Cross Okeechobee Branch health
and safety classes will be held Thursday, Feb. 24, on first aid
basics. The class will be held from 6 until 10 p.m. The cost is
$25. For information, call (863) 763-2488.







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be held March 5 at the VFW Post #10539, 3912 U.S. 441 S.E. Reg-
istration will begin at 9 a.m., at the door, and the pageant will start
at 1.1 a.m. with the youngest age group first. The age divisions for
girls will be: birth to 2 (Baby); 3-6 (Tiny), 7-12 (Little), 13-17
(Teen) and, 18 and over (Ms.) Married women are welcome in
the 18 and over division only. For boys, the age groups will be:
birth to 2 (Little Mister) and 3-6 (Mister). The cost to enter all
events is $100. For beauty events only, the cost is $75. Extra events
for boys and girls will be: best eyes ($10), best smile ($10), best
hair ($10), and most photogenic ($25). A mother and child can
enter together for $100. Each additional child is $50. All proceeds
from the pageant will go to the March of Dimes. For information,
call Shannon Padgett at (863) 467-8969. The annual WalkAmeri-
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Friday at 7 and 9 p.m., Saturday
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Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday at 2, 4:15,7 and 9 p.m.
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Community Events


Auxiliary to hold free boat check
The Coast Guard Auxiliary will be doing free a Vessel Safety Checks
(VSC) on Feb. 26 from 2 until 4 p.m. weather permitting at the
Okee-Tantie Campground and Marina. You should bring your registra-
tion 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.
Highwaymen topic of talk show
Family Stations Inc. is having a radio talk show on Saturday, Feb. 26,
starting at 7:30 a.m. and re-broadcasting at 1 and 6 p.m. on WWFR
91.7'FM and 100.3 FM. The guest will Lee Drake, C.E.O.; and Robert
Butler, artist and president, Florida Highwaymen. The topic will be the
history of the African American landscape painters and the exhibition
of their work at Harbor Federal on Second Street in Fort Pierce
throughout February. For information, contact Lee Drake (772) 595-
0914 or (772) 577-2840.
Main Street plans cook-off, auction
Okeechobee Main Street will holdits third annual barbecue cook-
off on Feb. 25-26 at American Legion Post #64. Forty different cooks
will be competing for over $8,000 in prize money. Main Street offers
additional prizes for local Okeechobee teams. Anyone interested in
competing should call Terry Burroughs at (863) 697-6325 for informa-
tion. Okeechobee Main Street and My Aunt's House 'The Closet' will
hold a charity auction from 10 a.m. until noon on Feb. 26. They are
looking for new or used furniture, pictures, electronic equipment,
home accessories, yard tools, garage tools, etc. Items may be dropped
off at the Okeechobee Main Street office or My Aunt's House 'The Clos-
et'. Both organizations are located at 111 N.E. Second St. in the gray
building with burgundy awnings. They are open Monday through Fri-
day from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., or arrangements can be made for items to


VA vans are
running daily
Okeechobee County has
increased the days the VA vans
transport veterans to the West
Palm Beach VA Medical Center.
The VA vans are now running
Monday through Friday. All veter-
ans needing a ride to the VA Med-
ical Center should call the County
Veterans Service Officer at (863)
'763-8124, several days ahead of
time and provide name, last four of
social security number, date and
time of appointment and whether
a wheelchair/scooter lift is needed.
All appointments must be before
noon. If there are any questions,
please contact Betsy Grinslade, the
county veterans' service officer.
Free pregnancy
tests are offered
The Pregnancy Resource Cen-
ter of Okeechobee, a non-profit
organization, offers free pregnan-
cy testing to girls and women of all
ages. We offer free and confiden-
tial pregnancy tests, peer counsel-
ing, referrals for a free ultrasound,
parenting classes, and abstinence
education. Operating hours are
from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Tues-
days and Thursdays. We are locat-
ed at 1505 S. Parrott Ave., across
from the movie theatre. For more
information or appointments call
763-8859.

Free parenting
classes offered
Free six-week parenting classes
for parents of young children are
held at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays at the
Pregnancy Resource Center, 1505
S. Parrott Ave. Topics include disci-
pline a family affair, birth to eight
months infants, eight to eighteen
months the toddler, 18 to 36
months terrific twos, three year
olds, and uncommon sense. Each
week parents "earn" baby bucks to


purchase items for their baby at the
Center's Baby Boutique. Childcare
is not provided, however infants in
carriers are welcome. For details
call 763-8859 or 697-6320.

American Red Cross
needs more volunteers
The American Red Cross is
looking for nurses and Action'
Team Volunteers to be a part of
our Disaster Action Team (DAT).
DAT is made up of a group of
trained volunteers who respond
to local disasters. If you would like
to give of your time and talents to
help local citizens in time of disas-
ter, please call Andy or Candace at
the American Red Cross-Okee-
chobee branch at (863) 763-2488.

Children can enrollfor
subsidized child care
The Okeechobee County
School Readiness Coalition is cur-
rently enrolling eligible children
into subsidized childcare. The
program is currently serving chil-
dren age birth to kindergarten
age. Both parents must be work-


be picked up by calling (863) 634-2306. Also needed are items, gift cer-
tificates or gift cards from local businesses. All proceeds will benefit
disadvantaged children of Okeechobee.
Church hosting fundraiser
The Resurrection Life World Outreach Church, 1802 S.W Third
Ave., will hold their third annual bargains and barbecue sale on Satur-
day, Feb. 26, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. This event is being hosted to raise
funds for the children's and youth ministries, as well as a mission trip
to South Africa. For information, call (863) 763-7770.
Ping pong tourney helps church group
The First United Methodist Church of Okeechobee will be holding a
ping pong tournament singles and doubles in the Fellowship hall
on Feb. 26 beginning at 10:30 'a.m. The doors will open at 9 a.m. for
late registration. The entry fee if you pre-register is $10 and $15 at the
door. Add $5 per additional entries i.e. doubles and open division).
Proceeds from this event are to help the youth groups of the church.
For information, and tournament rules call Jim at (863) 763-4021.
Church plans free car wash
The Servanthood Ministry of Everglades Baptist Church will be hav-
ing a free car wash at 2130 S.R. 70 W. on Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. until
noon. For information, call Christy Silvas at (863) 697-6621.
Rehab Center dedication scheduled
There will be a Rehab Center dedication on the Brighton Reserva-
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will be youth events, live bands, great food and drawings for door
prizes. It is sponsored by the First Indian Baptist Church of Brighton
and supported by the Seminole Indian Nation. For information, call
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educational, Health and Social
Services which our program
offers. We serve children 6 weeks
to 5 years. To qualify the family
must have migrated in the past 24
months worked in agriculture and
primary income must come from
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Nike Ignite drives as hard as Tiger Woods


By Daniel Shube
The one new product that
most golfers ask me about has
to be the driver. Everyone wants
one that adds distance and for-
giveness. At this year's PGA Mer-
chandise Show, there were a
few that I hit that supported the
manufacturer's hype. The one
that is currently in my bag is the
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strosity is basically the same one
that Tiger Woods is now playing.
Mine has a bit more loft than his;
I'm playing one that- is 13
degrees much more loft than
the driver it displaced in my bag.
According to the folks at Nike,
amateurs like me will hit higher
and longer with more loft on a
large headed driver such as the
Ignite. Possibly with the excep-
tion- of into a stiff wind, they are
right. The other key is the large
head negates my misses. The
sweet spot is larger, and even off
center hits are traveling over 200
yards and finding the fairway.
When I hit the sweet spot, the
ball is flying high and real deep!
Tiger's decision to switch to
this club was big news. Nike
invited him to tell the press per-
sonally why he made the switch.
Here's what Tiger had to say.
"'Yeah, I think for me personally
going from the 410 to the 460
was huge. I'd always miss the
golf ball off the yield. I haven't
hit one on the toe since probably
single digits in age. So, it's been
a while. And of the heal, it
showed me the numbers, how
to gain 10 more yards on my
miss hit. And when I tried that, I
thought it was all BS, until I went
out there and tried it and I've
picked up about 8 to 10 yards
with .my miss hits and goes
straighter. So that was a huge
combo for me, so all of the sud-
den my sweet spot got larger..
When that started happening, I
started hitting more fairways
and my confidence grew."
Tiger had plenty to say about
his shaft selection as well. When
asked about switching from
steel to graphite, here's what he
said. '
"Well, I think that staying


Fairways and
Highways
by Daniel Shube

with a-or going a 460 head and
going the same length, which for
me would be a 43 /2 feet driver,
it would just be just too big. It
was a massive size, so I had to
back away from it a little bit. And
then when I started backing off
from it and with going to 44 1/2 or
45 inches with steel, it would be
just too heavy of a golf club, so I
had to try to get into graphite.
And I tried a bunch of shafts to
try to find one that matched my
swing and what I like to feel.
And th6n I found one that I
.could hit, I could trust and I felt
stable and it doesn't have a
whole lot of torque. So it feels
similar to my steel shaft only dif-
ference is it's a lot lighter. That
was something I had to get used
to, but once I got used to it I
started hitting it further and
straighter."
When asked why he went
with the 460, Tiger explained, "I
went with the 460 just because of
where I missed the ball in the
face, and the numbers and the
feel of experience proved that it's
a better driver for me. Otherwise,


The Nike Ignite Driver is very I
if it didn't show that, I wouldn't
have changed, but it's been a
much better driver, for me, with
my swing characteristics.
As far as the effect it has had
on the way he hits the ball, Tiger
responded, "My ball flight is still
the same,.but my tee height has
had to change. I had to learn
how to tee it up higher. That has
been one of the most difficult
tasks, is trying to tee the golf ball
up higher and stay, and not want
to help it up, because the face is
so deep as it is, you just make a
normal swing. And just being
able to trust that was -quite a
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Feb. 14 and 15,2005
Cows
Breaking $56.0
Cutter $48.0
Canner
Bulls
1000-1500 $55.0
1500-2000 $63.5
Monday
Calves 55
Cows 10
Strs
Hfrs
Bulls 2
Yrlngs 1
Mix
Total 72
Med #1 Steel
150-200 190-22
200-250 180-20
250-300 170-19
300-350 150-16
350-400 140-15
400-450 128-14
450-500 123-13
550-600 104-11


600-650
Med #2
150-200
'0 $58.00 200-250
00 $57.50 250-300
300-350
350-400
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150-200
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185-210
150-195
146-170
127-141
120-131
114-125
105-116
94-103


95-103
Steers
150-170
140-165
130-170
121-148
120-139
114-128
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88- 90 sale and then all Tuesday sales
Hfrs until after July 4. You're wel-
come to bring cattle in on Mon-
120-160 day if youneed to, we'll put 'em
120-140 on Hay and water for you.
110-126 Prices are still real good,
109-114 cows and bulls were off a little
99-115 but calves were still just as
strong. Canadian Border open-
X ings could have some effect n
X the market here in a couple of
X weeks. We'll keep our eye on it.
Top calf price goes to Joe
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Monday price of $2.25. Top cow price


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(863)357-3225 for more
information.

BOXER MIX PUPPIES
Approx. 6 mo's old. 1 male,
1 female. Found in Fort
Drum. (863)227 4230

CAT- F 2yrs old Brown, bick
& wht. Long haired, Blue
collar 2/1/05 Vic Calusa
Harbor 863-675-1050.
LOST: 2/7, male Pekingese,
tan & white, neutered, vie.
Oak Park, "Chucky".
(863)467-8691
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male black & tan please
call (863)763-5810 be-
hind rodeo grounds.
SET OF KEYS- lost in the vi-
cinity of Walmart or The
Farm Store or Scottys.
(863)763-1386.

OLD SCHOOL BUS- no
seats, good for storage,
you must tow away,
(239)369-8632.
PUPPIES- 2 mix breed, 8
weeks old, to good home
only, (863)634-4669

ROTTWEILER/LAB MIXED
F, 9 wks, Aggressive. 1st
shot/wormed. To Good
Home! 863-763-8892.
SHEPHERD MIX: Male &
TERRIER MIX: Female.
Call for more information.
(863)227-4230

Male, attractive, excellent
income, seeks slender fe-
male age 20-45 for com-
panionship/romance. Will-
ing to pay expenses. 305-
519-5177.
SINGLE WHITE MALE,
50 yrs old. New to area.
Seeking (F) Companion.
(863)801-3031.
SINGLE WHITE MALE,
50 yrs old. New to area.
Seeking (F) Companion.
(863)801-3031.

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NEW HORIZONS OF THE TREASURE COAST NEEDED
has the following positions available in our
Okeechobee Outpatient Branch Office: LAUNDRY
ADULT CASE MANAGER WORKER
Salary Negotiable W
Seeking mature,
RECOVERY SUPPORT responsible
SPECIALIST person to work full
Salary: $9.00 per hour time in laundry.
Apply: New Horizons, 4500 W. Midway Rd., Must be Bilingual*
Ft. Pierce, FL 34981 Fax (772)468-5606 Apply In Person At:
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Is Required For The Water Well Drilling Position.
Apply In Person At:
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Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972
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IMMEDIATE OPENINGS)
CITY OF OKEECHOBEE
CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICERSS.
The City Okeechobee Police Department
is now accepting applications for full-time
police officerss. Applications can be obtained
@ City Hall, Office of the City Clerk
55 SE 3rd Avenue, Rm 100, Okeechobee, FL
or by calling (863)763-3372 x 215.
Position will remain open until filled.
Successful candidates are required
to have a clean driving record
for three years and a pre-employment
substance screening/physical.
Drug Free Workplace.
EEO/AAP. Lane Gamiotea, CMC City
Clerk/Personnel Administrator.
Please Respond To:
Classified Department
Dept #1389
PO Box 639
Okeechobee FI 34973



OIL ROOM OPERATOR
Southern Gardens Citrus seeks an individual with pre-
vious experience operating and maintaining centrifug-
es and pumps. Some mechanical abilities required
along with good math & organizational skills. Will be
performing heavy manual labor while working in a
noisy and wet environment. Must be able to function
in a team environment and work a flexible schedule
including nights, weekends, and holidays. High
school diploma or GED preferred. Employment in..
cludes 401-K, benefits, bonus opportunity, and week-
ly overtime potential. For additional information call
e 63)902-4133 or apply in person at 1820 CR 833.
lewiston, Fl.


OKEECHOBEE Contractor on the grow!
We are currently excepting applications for employ-
ment to assist with the expansion, of
All-N-One Mobile Home Services.
Only serious & dependable individuals need apply!
eClass A CDL DRIVER
(Transport & Mobile home set up A + )
Working Mobile home set up crew leaders
*Mobile Home Trim Out & Repair Persons
Must have clean driving record.
Drugs, alcohol & personal baggage not tolerated.
Honorable pay for Honorable & Quality workmanship.
Please Call 8am-5pm /863-467-6299
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Business Office
Opportunities
Raulerson Hospital
(Okeechobee)
is looking to fill the
following positions:
Patient Access
Manager
FT/PT Registrars
Please apply on line @
www.orangeparksha-
redservices.com
or fax resume to
904-688-2049.
E.O.E.
Carpenters Wanted,
must have tools &
transportation, steady
work. 1-800-345-0060.
CARPENTERS,
EQUIPMENT OPERATORS
& LABORS: Needed in Port
St. Lucie. 772-201-9621
CDL DRIVER
Local, 2 yrs. exp.
required. Call
863-634-7051 or
863-763-0518
Drug Free Workplace
Server & Part Time
Exp'd Prep Cook
,1111 S Parrott Ave.
The Clock Restaurant
******** ** *

DRIVERS
Start immediately
$600-900 per. wk, "or
more" benefits/no
heavy lifting-6days wk.
Home every night
A CDL
(866)666-8524
DUMP TRUCK DRIVER
CDL Licensed A or B.
Experienced. Mon.-Fri.
9am-5pm (772)464-2582.
EXPERIENCED DUCT
INSTALLER
Apply in person, Newman
Air Cond., 202 NE 2nd St.
Full Time RV Parts
Counter/Cashier Clerk
Benefits. Salary based
on exp. Call Travel
Easy RV 863-467-0131
Ask for Chris.
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

Hardware Store Counter
Sales, closing paperwork,
great hrs, benefits, Apply
in person, Mobile Home
Depot, 1153 Hwy 441 SE,
Okeechobee
Heavy Equipment
Operator Needed
Salary based on
experience.
EOE/DFWP. Apply at
Rock-A-Way, Inc.
2308 S. Parrott Ave.
Okeechobee
(863)763-3143


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Lakeport Lodge looking
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(863)946-2020.

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AFLAC Insurance
No following needed
Lori (772)285-1128
MARINE PARTS Counter
Person needed. Apply in
person @ Big Lake Marina
964 us hwy 441 SE.
NEEDED TRUCK DRIVER/
WAREHOUSE Benefits
avail. Apply at 1111 SE
Park St. (863)357-3444.
Oldcastle Greenleaf Inc.
Company and Owner
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major chain stores
Call Janette Martin
800-432-2410
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ROAD CONTRACTOR
Seeking Proj. Manager/
Proj. Superintendent,
Skilled Operators &
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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-3om.
Secretary Receptionist
position well spoken pro-
fessional attire must have
computer skills benefits
avail, fax resume to
863-467-3630
SECRETARY
BOOKKEEPER
ACCOUNTING CLERK
Seeking applications for
Full/Time position in a well
established Okeechobee
Family Agricultural
Business. Must be
computer literate &
proficient in Microsoft
Excel, Microsoft Word,
Quick Books, Accounts
Receivable Excellent Pay,
Retirement(401 K) and
Health Insurance Provided
Send Resume to P.O. Box
249 Okeechobee, FI 34973

STAFF
ACCOUNTANT
Responsible for fixed
assets, A/P, G.L.
posting and
reconciliations.
Understanding of
accruals, prepaids and
depreciation required.
Financial service
industry exp. a plus.
Min. 2 yrs. college or
equivalent work exp.
DFW,EOE
Please Respond To:
Classified Department
Dept #1388
P.O. Box 639
Okeechobee, FL
34973

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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Okeechobee News, Sunday, February 20, 2005 13


Emlymn


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


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


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


OKEECHOBEE BUILDER & DEVELOPER
Over 3 Decades Established.
Looking for a Controller & Bookkeeper.
Must have min. exp. 15 yrs. Top pay.
Fax resume 954-781-0403.


Erplymn


HOPE HOSPICE

RN's Full Time
PATIENT HOME VISITS IN
HENDRY & GLADES COUNTIES
RURAL AREA BENEFITS
AVAILABLE
Flexible Scheduling Daytime Hours
Monday through Friday, some weekends
Must have Florida RN License
HOPE HOSPICE PAYS FOR ALL INSURANCE
BENEFITS for Full Time employees!
Health, Dental, and Disability Income Insurance
in addition to 26 Paid Days Off per year and an
excellent Retirement Plan! All positions require
reliable transportation, current auto insurance
and FL driver's license
Fax resume to:
Hope Hospice Human Resources
(Fax)239-656-5276 or
Complete an application at our Hope
Hospice Clewiston office:
100 W.C. Owen Avenue
Clewiston, FL 33440
Local Interviews Available
EOE www.hopehospice.orq/Careers.htm Drug Free


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6 Okeechobee News


The Okeechobee News is currently seeking an
energetic, self-motivated PART TIME circulation
assistant.
The right applicant must have:
Class D CDL
Cash Handling Experience
References
The Daily Okeechobee News offers:
Potential for advancement
A unique work environment where
employees are trusted and empowered
Competitive pay and benefits
Benefits Package
Generous .time off program
Te Daily Okeechobee, News IsAn Equal Opportunity Employer,


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TRANSPORTATION
SPECIALIST
East Coast Migrant Head
Start Project seeks Trans-
portation Specialist to ad-
minister services to 10
Florida centers ensuring
compliance w/Headstart
Transportation Stds & ap-
plicable govt. regulations.
Preferred : AA Degree in
Mgmt/Business field &
exp. w/Head Start trans-
portation Stds. & approp
state regs for transporta-
tion of pre-school children.
2 yrs exp. in fleet transport
mgmt, Class A CDL Lic
with P/S endorsements.

Current School Bus Driver,
Passenger Seat Techni-
cian, & DOT Medical Cer-
tificates required. Exten-
sive travel throughout Flor-
ida. Competitive salary,
excellent benefits. Position
located in Okeechobee,
Florida. Send resume by 2/
25/05:
Marty Hillary
Director of HR
ECMHSP
4901 Glenwood Ave
Ste 300
Raleigh, NC 27612
EOE/ADA
WANTED MATURED
WOMAN To live in & be a
companion to a 90 yr old
woman. Free room &
board + salary.
(863)763-5330.



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(2) PARTTIME MEDICAL
Assistance experience pre-
fered 1-front/back office
skills 30hrs. wkly. 1-back
office only 8hrs wkly.
Call (772)597-3761 or
tax resume to
(772)597-6124


Earn Extra Monev
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
Bank USATM
Equal
Opportunity Employer

FRONT DESK SCHEDULER
Part time
Fax resume to:
863-824-6737
MRI TECH
Seasonal, Part Time
Fax resume to:
863-824-6737
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CAREGIVER/CHAMPAION
Light house keeping,
cooking. Reference avail.
(239)657-3889
YOUNG FEMALE Looking
for a F/T Job W/Bene Has
GED/Computer Exp.
561-261-6166.


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ered fraudulent. In all
cases of questionable
value, such as promises
of guaranteed income
from work-at-home pro-
grams if it sounds too
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-


CHAISE LOUNGE
Mauve, velvet, Good
Condition. $100.'
(863)610-0020.
HALL TREE Dark Oak org.
finished bench seat twin
Umbrella stand Ajustable
$400 (863)467-9413
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.


BLENDER Food Proc. juicer,
rinder All-N-1 Ex. Blades
68 (863)763-8149
*** A**********


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Services




Babysitting 405
Child Care Needed 410
Child Care Offered 41.
Instruction 420
Services Offered 425
Insurance 430
Medical Services 435



SHED- 12x16, Wooley, tile
floor and ceiling fan,
$3500 neg. (863)610-
9087.


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)465-1124


COASTAL CLEANING
We Clean:
Homes, Offices,
Carpets, Windows
Licensed & Bonded
Call 863-467-0380.


NATURAL VITAMINS
MINERALS HERBS
HEALTH PRODUCTS
AROMATHERAPY
NATURE'S PANTRY
417 W.S. Park
Call 863-467-1243






New Vinyl Skirting
Installed. Avail Now!
Bob 357-3141


JACK'S TOP SOIL
Shell Rock &
Bob Cat work
Call
(863)467-4734


Merchandise

II

Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520'
Beauty Supplies 525
Bicycles 53`
Books & Magazines5'35
Building Materials 510'
Business Equipment 545
Carpets. Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc.560
Clothing 565
Coins 'Stamps 570
Collectibles 575
Computer Video 580
Crafts -Supplies 585
Cruises 590
Drapes. Linens i Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 6C,)
Furs 615
Health 8 Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating Equipment*
Supplies 625
Household Items 630
Jewelry 635
Lamps Lights 6-l
Luggage 645
Medical Items 650
Miscellaneous 655
Musical Instruments 660
Office Supplies.
Equipment 665
Pets/Supplies
Services 671
Photography 675
Plumbing Supplies G80
Pools & Supplies 635
Restaurant
Equipment 690
Satellite 695
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Television 'Radio 7t5
Tickets 720
Tools 725
Toys & Games 7 :0
VCRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740




AIR CONDITONER- '94, 3 V'
ton, heat and cool, good
shape, $400. (863)763-
4365.
AIR CONDITONER- '94, 3 V/
ton, heat and cool, good
shape, $500. (863)763-
4365.
AIR CONDITIONER,
Window type, 8000 BTU's,
Fedders, Approx. 3 yrs. old.
$100 (863)357-6229
AIR CONDITIONER: 05 3
Ton Package Unit w/Heat.
Never installed. $1150.
(954)309-8659


European Health Concept
Magnetic. Twin, $350.
863)763-8449
METAL. DESK 62x32 in-
cludes 2 large file drawers.
$75. (863)357-1078.

RACE CARD BED
Blue, $40.
(863)675-1617
After 5pm.
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


Electric Dryers, (2) &
stackable washer & dryer,
$150 will sell sep.
(863)467-6805
ELECTRIC RANGE Kenmore
2yrs. old used very little
$200 (863)946-0117

FRIG/FREEZER
white, like new,
$250
(863)467-1547
MICROWAVE Sanyo,
Good Condition $10.
(863)675-1617
After 5pm.
RANGE
Electric, older model,
but works $25.
(863)467-2132.
SPEAKER BOX
6x9 JBL car 2 new $25
(863)357-0047

VENT/FAN
For stove
Almond, $10
(863)634-5405



ROMANCE BOOKS
(75) $12.00
will separate or swap.
(863)763-1059.



DOORS: 16', Bi-Fold, used
as room divider w/track &
hardware. $300. 863-
763-2407/304-237-3275
WHITE METAL SIDING
70 sheets, 20'L $350.
Used. Call Gary
863-610-8693.



FITZ & FLOYD (4)
"Alexandria" salad plates
$80
(863)467-9284


WOMEN'S JEANS
Size 12, like new,
exc. cond. $10.
(863)763-6131





MARLBORO DENIM
JEAN JACKET
with leather collar, original,
size large, new, $100.
(863)467-0627.




DELL OPTIPLEX- w/
monitor, keyboard,mouse,
Wind Xp, MS Ofc, $150.
(239)464-3260.
GENESIS TOWER- key-
board, mouse, monitor;
Win XP, MS Ofc, $150
(239)464-3260.


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 OF DRAWERS
white w/mirror $75
(863)357-5754

COFFEE TABLE & 2 End Ta-
bles, Glass & wrought iron
6 mo old. Pd $550 asking
$450 863-697-1702
CRAFTMATIC BED- with vi-
brator, good condition,
$150. (863)467-6512.

DESK, blonde, real wood,
well used but solid, $10.
(863)467-4389

DINING RM TABLE w/10
cowhide seat chairs
$2500 (863)634-5732

DINING RM SET, seats 10.
w/6ch's., lighted hutch.
Sacrifice for $1,000. in
Okee. (863)467-2132.
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
Armoire w/storage $100
(863)697-6274 or
(863)357-1794
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER,
58 inches wide, fits 33
inch TV, $50. (863)357-
3358
GLASS DINING SET
Brown tone like wrought iron
6 mo old Pd $550 asking
$450 863-697-1.702
KING SIZE Temtur-pedic
matt & boxspring $1000
(863)357-3358

LR SET- grey, w/pull out
bed, matching loveseat, 2
glass top end tables. $250
neg. (863)946-0503.
LR SET- peach, with sleeper
bed in sofa, includes cof-
fee table. $175 neg.
(863)946-0503.
MATTRESS PADS 2, New


ORGAN MID SIZE 2 key-
boards, footpedals &
bench $150 neg.
(863)763-7664
PIANO- Kimball Spinet,
must sell, very good cond,
recently tuned, $550 neg.
(863)675-2596.



Dachshund Puppies, 3
males, (2) blk. dapples,
1) solid choc., 1st shots,
350 ea. (863)634-5112
DONKEY- Young Jack,
$200. (863)467-0613.


RED, ROCK/JOHNSON AM-
ER.BULL DOG PUPS- 1st
shots, papers, $500 neg.
(772)342-6279.


SOFA & LOVESEAT
Good condition. $75
863-612-9233

SOFA- Tan w/flowers 6
mos. old $699 new will
sacrifice. $225 (863)635-
4690.
SPOOL COFFEE TABLE
Lrg. coin made $35
(863)357-5754

TWIN REGALE BEDS Com-
forters, skirts, pillow
shams, covers, sheets,
$300 (863)467-2315
WICKER LOVESEAT
Outdoor Furniture.
W/matcfiing coffee table
$65. (863)610-0020.
WOOD TV STAND
W/drawers, Great
shape $40.
(863)447-0965.



EASY GO GOLF CART re-
stored $2200
(863)692-2229

GOLF CLUBS, 100 Misc.,
Sets, Wedges, Woods.
$990 for all, will sep.
(863)946-3123
GOLF CLUBS
5 Metal Woods, Jumbo
Driver & Wilson S.W.
$115. (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.




MCEX POWER HOUSE Fit-
ness, Equip. all attach-
ments icid. Good cond.
$99 Neg. 863-357-8751



MOBILE HOME FURNACE-
new, never used, includes
stack & base. $75.
(239)292-1153.
SPACE HEATER 16000 BTU
Propane used 1yr. $150
(863)946-0117

WOOD BURNING STOVE
Fair shape.
$150.
(863)674-0110.



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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.


AWNINGS, (4), used, excel-
lent condition, call for siz-
es. Call Bob (863)357-
3141
Canoe, $200, Patio Set,
$100, Coffee Table & End
Table Set, $100, 20 gallon
fish tank & stand w/all ac-
cess., $100, English sad-
dle & starter kit, $100 and
much more. (863)467-
1619

CHURCH BENCHES, (17),
14 ft long, $1000 or best
offer, 545 E. Obispo Ave.
(863)805-0000
Enclosed Porch or Shed,
Aluminum, 4 Win., 2 Drs,
carpet on cement slab.
8x19 $600 863-357-0863
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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GUITAR, Stella, Harmony, 6
string, late 40's early 50's,
made of Birchwood, orig.
bag case. $350 863-467-
0627.


Lawn Mower, Dixon ZTR,
52 in cut, 18hp, runs
good, new parts, $1500.
(863)697-2032
LAWN MOWER PARTS-
Snapper, BS, Tesch, Mur-
ray, all new, $350 for all.
(863)763-3951.
PUSH MOWER 22" MTD
3.75 Briggs & Stratton $30
(863)763-6901

RIDING MOWER- Crafts-
man, 42" cut, running or-
der, $200. (863)675-
1043.
RIDING MOWER- Snapper,
40" cut, good condition,
$100. (863)675-1043.


WEIMARANER PUPPIES
2, females, All shots/Vet
checked Good temperament
$1000. (772)220-2153.
YORKIE PUPPIES 9 weeks
old, AKC reg., 1 female, 1
male, $695. Call (561)
791-4567. *


CAMERA, Sony Mavica
CD400, all accessories,
new $800, sell for $400.
(863)467-2557
HUGE PHOTOS
Family, friends, scenery
or pets from your photo.
Elliott's Quick Photo
419 W.S. Park
Call 863-763-5553



HOT TUB
Seats 4-5, $1000. Or
best offer. (863)763-5439
or (863)610-2038.






BIKE RACK,
Fits into a 2" Trailer Receiv-
er. $75. (863)675-3312




HITACHI TV
54 in. Big Screen
$650.
(863)234-1230


AIR COMPRESSOR
14 hp Kohler Engine.
30 gallon tank. $1100
(863)447-0941
GENERATOR Honda E6650
A/C or D/C, Exc. Cond.
$200. (863)635-4690
Frostproof.
PASLODE 30 DEGREE
cordless framing nailer 2"-
31/2" Nails $250 (863)674-
0098
TABLE SAW
Craftsman 10"
$300
(863)467-9284
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-
clever $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, III Col-
lectors tapes, signed by
Darth Vader. $60 Firm.
(561)629-3781.


SR. CITIZEN Needs
Shed, Semi Trailer.
Whatever! Reasonable!
(863)763-0072
Wanted: FL ART
A.E. Backus, H. Newton,
Highwaymen Art.
772-562-5567
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'
Farm Feed Products .lO0
Farm Miscellaneous 815S
Farm Produce 821
Farm Services
Offered 825
Farm Supplies
Services Wanted 8?.30
Fertilizer r35
Horses 840
Landscaping
Supplies $,45
Lawn & Garden 850
Livestock 855
Poultry 'Supplies 860
Seeds Plants.
Flowers 865


HORSE AUCTION Feb 26,
Okeechobee AG Center.
Tack 11am Registered
Horses 1:30pm. Can Con-
sign 478-627-2727 Now
FL# 2122.



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


Rentals



Apartments 905
Business Places 910
Commercial
Property 915
Condos
Townhouses fient '?20
Farm Property *
Rent 925
House Rent 9'j
Land Rent 9-5
Resort Property -
Rent 4 5
Roommate R 50
Rooms to Rent 955
Rent 96'


BASSWOOD, 2BR, 1BA,
New paint, carpet & appl.
$800 mo $500 sec Lawn.
serv.incl (863)697-3008.



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
hall, lots of daily activities,
Park model or RV's wel-
come, $3000 yr + elec,
Call Ken (863)824-0421.


Real Estate



Business Places -
Sale 100.
Commercial
Property Sale 10 i
Condos
Townhouses Sale 101".
Farms Sale 1020L
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property Sale 1) 3
Land Sale ii140
Lots Sale 1014
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection I'1060
Real Estate Wanted 1'65
Resort Property -
Sale 070C
Warehouse Space 10Ki
Waterfront Property 100i.1


OKEECHOBEE- Customer
brick home on 23 acres,
many huge oaks, close to
town, extremely private, 1/
2 mi from new Equestrian
Ctr, (863)634-6071 or
(8RqR-nR1 lin
Okeechobee, 3BR/2BA on 3
city lots, lots of extras,
must see, asking $180k
(863)467-2227

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


OKEE 75'xl100' Septic, shed
Ready for Double Wide M/
H 5774 NE 3rd Ln Gagnon
Realty 954 675 0629



Cash for your property
Any Condition, fast closing.
Jacobson Auction
1-800-466-1930
www.jacobsonauction.com
AB 111 AU 237
PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL
Seeks Land or House w/
land For Sale By Owner.
No Brokers. 941-685-4568



1BR/1BA Park Home on
Condo lot @ Blue Cy-
press. Nice late model w/
Ig. lot, pool, clubhouse,
golf and lake access.
$39,990. (863)763-7623



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


Mobile Homes



Mobile Home Lots ?005
Mubile Home Parts 2)010
Mobile Homes Rent 2015
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OKEECHOBEE 3BR,
2BA, Adults only. Must
have ref. 1st, Last &
Sec. (863)467-1967.







2/2 on Waterfront lot in Pri-
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scaped, Many extras Call
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14 The Okeechobee News, Sunday, February 20, 2005


2/2on WaterrontL Lake
access, boathouse, 2
Carport, C/A, fenced yard
$139,000. 863-634-3451.

90 Redman Dbl Wide
28x70 4/2 w/many up-
grades. Need to move.
(863)983-9428 $30,000
Your next job could be in
today's classified. Did
you look for it?


Hall Tree
This handsome do-it-yourself
hall tree is a great way for
woodworkers to create an
American classic of their
own. The project measures
about 70 in. tall by 45 in.
wide by 21 in. deep.
Hall Tree plan
(No. 934)... $10.95
Hall Furniture Package
3 other plans
(No. C149)... $22.95
Catalog (pictures hundreds
of projects)... $2.00
Please add $3.00 s&h
(except catalog-only orders)
To order, circle item(s), clip
and send with check to:
U-Bild, P.O. Box 2383,
Van Nuys, CA 91409.
Please be sure to include
your name, address, and the
name of this newspaper.
Allow 1-2 weeks for delivery.
Or call (800) 82-U-BILD
u-bild.com
Money Back Guarantee


DBL WIDE 2BR/2BA. needs
little work as is. 100x100
lot all for $58,000 neg.
(863)357-2396


Recreation



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


AQUA SPORT, '72, 19',
115hp Mercury eng., with
trailer, needs TLC,$2000.
(561)449-1385
BIMINI BOAT top new in
box fits pontoons & boats
up to 8' wide $175
(863)824-0455
BOAT, V-Bottom, aluminum,
needs TLC, $100.
(863)635-3465

GROVE BOAT loader also
transport wheels & hitch
see on my boat $75
(863)763-6901
KAYAK- 2 person Ocean
Kayak, w/paddles and
seats, $450. (863)673-
2350.
OUTBOARD MOTOR 35HP
good cond. $525
(863)634-4106

Place your ad online at
http://www2.newszap.com/
classfl.html or mailto:
classad@newszap.com
RANGER, '01, 16 ft., 5hp
Mercury mtr, w/trlr, exc.
cond., low hrs., $8000 or
best offer. 772-621-9792
SCOTTIEC '67- 27ft, with
trir, cutty cabin, engines
do not work, $2400 neg.
(863)763-3451.
STARCRAFT DEEP V- 15',
w/trlr, late model Evinrude
48HP, trolling motor,
many extras, boat cover, 2
new batteries,) $2500,
(863)824-0048.
Need a few more bucks to
purchase something
deer? Pick up some extra
bucks when you sell your
used items in the classi-
fieds.


WATERPROOF BOAT Cover
fit up to 22' boats $75
(863)824-0455


ZODIAC BOAT- 10ft, fiber-
glass bottom, $150.
(561)629-3781.



JAYCO PU CAMPER '97- 8'
crankup, like new, AC,
awning, outside shower,
$4295 (863)946-1219.

Winnebago, '98, 35', 460
Ford, slide out, exc. cond.,.
39,600 mi., $37,000.
(804)898-1717 Lakeport.



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


YAMAHA TTR125 DIRT-
BIKE, '02- 4 stroke, good
cond, hardly ridden,
$1300 (863).261-2263.


36' DUTCHMAN 01'
W/expando kit, & Living
rm. w/10x20 Deck on
Canal @ Uncle Joe's
fish camp access
boat ramp @ Rim
Canal has roof AC,
Cent, gas heat fully
furnished storage
building 8x10 on
Cement pad.
S $20,000
(910)443-5071

Trailer
'33, Florida room. Fully
Furnished. Very Nice!
863-763-6476.

Trailer 33', w/Fl. rm. Furn.
w/washer & dryer
& freezer. Very Nice!
863-763-6476.
Buying a car?
Look in the classified.
Selling a car?
Look in the classified.
One man's trash is another
man's treasure. Turn
your trash to treasure
with an ad in the classi-
fieds.


Don't Sweat It!
Even If you've had credit problems in the past,
the Wallace Automotive Group can help put
you on the good credit highway today!






Call Ray at the Wallace Credit Hotline
for your confidential pre-approval
Toll Free 1-866-217-2800

AUTOMOTIVE GROUP of STUART


Automobiles



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


CAMARO, 1994- asking
$1300 or best offer.
(863)357-3633.


,
4-,
CHEV CAPRICE, '67- 2dr,
hardtop, 327 CID, 300HP,
all original, $5000.
(863)357-1625.

Buying a car?
Look in the classified.
Selling a car?
Look in the classified.
When doing those chores
is doing you in, it's time
look for a helper in the
classified.


CHEVY CAMARO 1986
Raced at Thunder Cross in
Bomber. $1800 Call Scott
B. 863-763-2622 Iv. msg.

CHEVY CAMARO 86' AT, v-
6 2.8 runs good $1000
firm (863)763-8763 or
(863)261-2643

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.

GEO METRO, '94, 2 dr, cold
a/c, exc. cond. $1300.
(772)461-9536


MITSUBISHI MIRAGE, '91,
4 door, needs transmis-
sion, $350. (561)449-
1385

Place your ad online at
http://www2.newszap.com/
classfl.html or mailto:
classad@newszap.com
PONTIAC BONNEVILLE
$550. Or
best offer.
863-467-8856.

Need a few more bucks to
purchase something deer?
Pick up some extra bucks
when you sell your used
items in the classified.


I Automobiles 4005 1


lAutomobiles


Wallace


HYUNDAI






1994 Chevy Camaro
2,995
2000 Kia Sephia
Dl,AO,AS.e,Sm,40KMi .3,995
1995 Buick Lesabre Custom
mAio. ...... $4,795
1998 V.W. Bug
W,no,, ii,... 6,995
2004 Hyundai Sonata
I0L.,4L .i' $11,995
2001 VW Passat GLS Wagon
ktfd,'W .1 1,995
2004 Mercury Sable LS
',W ,. =Li7M 13,995
2004 Mazda 3-5 Dr. Hatch
LnOten From $14,995






1995 GMC Sonoma Pickup
2t5SpSoGflGn $In 1995
2004 Ford E150 Conv. Van
V,,9,flA llC..... $7,995
2002 Ford E150 Cargo Van
V6,mw.aSl .. 12,995
2002 Hyundai Sante Fe GLS
k.lRo..Mu $13,995
2004 Hyundai Sante Fe GLS
awk,.i,.ms l16,995

Wallace


HYUNDAI
3725 S.E. Federal Hwy.
Stuart, FL
TOLL FREE

1-866-206-1776


CHEVY PU, '68- stepside,
8ft bed, rebuilt trans, driv-
en daily, rare model,
$6000. (863)697-6433.
CHRYSLER NEW YORKER
'48- 3 window Business
Coupe, Street Rod, 455 ci,
$2500 (863)634-0526.



CHEVY TAHOE '91 runs
ood will trade for pick up
2350 or best offer
(863)763-0072
Classic Jeep Cherokee '85
runs & in good shape
$1250 or best offer
(863)763-0072
Ford Bronco '89, cold a/c,
mud tires & alum rims, 4
whi dr., great cond.,
$4500. (863)447-0941
FORD BRONCO II, '86-
runs, needs some work,
$450 or best offer.
(863)634-5113.
FORD EXPLORER '97,
89,000 mi. Int. clean,
Runs Good. $5,500.
(863)234-1522.


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
Melex Golf Cart
36 volt,
$900.
(863)234-1230.





CAR DOLLEY:
In Good shape. $450.
(863)675-3312

DODGE short bed cover 6
mon. old $175
(863)763-8980

ENGINE, KAWASAKI, brand
new, 10 hsp, fits John
Deere or Kawasaki Mule.
$900. (863)692-2229.
FIRESTONE Airbags-com-
plete kit will fit Super Duty
Ford & Dodge Pu's $200
(772)597-2647


Floridians receive over $4.1 billion in disaster aid


ORLANDO With 8 days to
go until the deadline, applicants
can still apply for disaster assis-
tance with the Department of
Homeland Security's Federal
Emergency Management
Agency (FEMA). FEMA and State
Emergency Response Team
(SERT) officials encourage
homeowners, renters and busi-
ness owners who sustained
damage and have not registered,
to do so by the Feb. 28, deadline.
Applicants can register by
phone at (800) 621-FEMA
(3362), or TTY (800) 462-7585
for the hearing- and speech-
impaired. The registration lines
operate Monday- Saturday from
8 a.m. until 6 p.m., Eastern Stan-
dard Time. Applicants also may
register online at FEMA's web
site, http://www.fenia.gov. Look
for and click on the words "Reg-
ister for Disaster Assistance
Online" located in the right-hand
side of the page.
Thpse who need help regis-
tering also can visit one of the
FEMA/SERT Disaster Recovery
Centers located throughout
Florida. Combined they have
serviced more than 548,000 visi-
tors.
To date, 1.23 million victims
have applied for federal and
state assistance.
Approved disaster aid for Hur-
ricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan
and Jeanne has surpassed $4.15
billion.
A breakdown of the amounts
and types of assistance to date:


$1.138 billion in federal and
state individual assistance has
been approved for Florida resi-
dents in all 67 counties. Of that
amount, $537 million has been
in grants to pay for lodging
expenses, rental assistance and
minimal home repairs. Another
$600 million is to cover assis-
tance for other heeds, which
may include such items as repair
or replacement of personal
property, funeral expenses, and
medical and dental costs related
to the hurricanes.
Approximately $1.17 billion
in emergency response and pro-
tective measures has been


approved.
The U.S. Small Business
Administration has approved
$1.396 billion in low-interest dis-
aster loans for homeowners,
renters and businesses. Busi-
nesses also may be eligible for
economic injury loans to help
them get back on their feet.
Public Assistance (infra-
structure) funds are flowing to
local governments and certain
private, non-profit entities. Cur-
rently, $450 million has been
approved, and more than 2,650
requests for aid are under
review.
Nearly-53 million cubic


Community Events


Church hosting rummage sale
Peace Lutheran Church youth will be holding a rummage sale
in the fellowship hall, on Saturday, Feb. 26, from 8 a.m. until 2
p.m. to raise funds for a youth retreat. The church is located at
750 N.W. 23rd Lane. For information, call (863) 763-5042.

American Red Cross barbecue
The American Red Cross Okeechobee branch will be holding
it's annual chicken barbecue dinner on Friday, March 4, from 11
a.m. until 2 p.m. Dinners can be picked up at 323 N. Parrott Ave.
or you can call (863) 763-2488 for delivery. All dinners are $6 each
and include chicken, cole slaw, baked beans, a roll and desert.
For information, call (863) 763-2488.

Speckled Perch Beauty Contest slated
The Speckled Perch Beauty Contest will be held March 4 at 7
p.m. at the KOA, 4276 U.S. 441 S. For information, call (863) 763-
6464.


yards of debris has been cleared.
FEMA housing inspectors
have visited more than 864,000
properties to verify damage loss-
es.
More than 15,300 manufac-
tured housing units mobile
homes and travel trailers have


been provided to hurricane vic-
tims.
More than 32,000 National
Flood Insurance Program claims
have been received.
SERT is a collaboration of
Florida's state agencies led by
the state coordinating officer.


SERT's mission is to ensure that
Florida is prepared to respond to
emergencies, recover from
them, and mitigate their
impacts. Visit http://www.flori-
dadisaster.org for the latest infor-
mation on the hurricane relief
efforts.


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Treasure Coast Dermatology

Specializing in the Treatment of Skin Cancer

Mohs Surgery
Diseases of Skin, Hair & Nails

Tim loannides, M.D. and Rick Romagosa, M.D.

are pleased to welcome

Robert S. Kirsner, M.D., PhD


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by the
American Board
of Oernatology


to Treasure Coast Dermatology,
and announce the opening of their new office:

Okeechobee-

863-467-9555
1924 US Highway 441, N.

in addition to


Stuart Fort Pierce St. Lucie West
772-221-3330 772-464-6464 772-878-3376
448 SE Osceola St. 1801 South 23rd St. 1100 St. Lucie West Blvd.


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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
TOOL BOX, Alum. w/side
rails & custom Tonneau
Cover, Fits '73-'87 Chevy
Short bed. (863)634-4291


CHEVY S10 '92
good work truck
$1200
(863)357-1956
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.


HAULMARK TRAILER '04
Enclosed 6'x1l0', Barn
doors, side door. Like new.
$2000 (863)634-4291
MASTERCRAFTS Custom
built sides front & back.
Tilts & swivels extra wheel
& tire $350 863-763-8449.
UTILITY TRAILER 7x8
$300 or best offer.
(863)357-2757


Chevy Astro Van, '99, 8.
passenger, candy apple
red, $6500 or best offer.
(863)675-0056


Public Notices



Public Notice r'05
State Public -
Legal Notice 5500


NOTICE OF MEETING
Okeechobee County
Construction Industry
Licensing Board
The Okeechobee County Construc-
tion Industry Licensing Board will
hold a public meeting on Tuesday,
March 1, 2005( @ 3:30. The public
meeting will be held at the Okee-
chobee County Commission
Chambers, locatedat the Okeecho-
bee County Courthouse, 304 NW
2nd Street, Okeechobee, Florida.
For more information, contact
Vickie Trexler at the Planning and
Development Department, 499
N.W. 5th Street, Okeechobee, Flori-
da 34972, (863) 763-5548.
All interested parties shall have the
opportunity to be heard at this pub-
jic meeting. Any person deciding to
appeal any decision by the Licens-
ing Board with respect to any mat-
ter considered at this meeting 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.
Planning and Development tapes
are for the sole purpose of backup
for official records of the Depart-
ment.
Vickie Trexler, Secretary to Board
Okeechobee County Construction
Industry Licensing Board
552402 ON 2/11,20/05


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