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Okeechobee IN ews


Vol. 96 No. 138 Wednesday, May 18, 2005


504 Plus tax


Inside
Two cited in
airboat crash
The operators of two air-
boats involved in a May 1 acci-
dent in the Rim Canal at Eagle
Bay have both been issued
citations from a Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) investiga-
tor.
According to an accident
report by FWC Officer Eddie
Brown, both vessels were navi-
gating a narrow airboat trail in
cattails standing 8-feet tall. The
officer's report indicates the
two airboats were traveling in
opposite directions when they
met on a blind corner in the
cattails around 4:15 p.m.
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Accident sends
six to hospitals
A Belle Glade man is listed
in critical condition in a Mel-
bourne hospital following a
three-vehicle crash on U.S. 441
N. Monday afternoon.
According to a press release
from the Okeechobee County
Sheriff's Office (OCSO) a 1998
Oldsmobile was trying to turn
onto N.E. 98th Street around
2:40 p.m. when it was struck in
the back by a 2000 Toyota. The
impact pushed the Oldsmobile
across the center line into the
path of an oncoming 2001 Ford
pickup, stated the release.
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CELEBRATING
90 YEARS!
MAY 22 10:30 AN


Courtesy photo/Fjrst Baptist Church
Reverend Randy Huckabee invites the community to come to the 90th anniversary cel-
ebration of First Baptist Church. The celebration will be held Sunday, May 22, with serv-
ices at 10:30 a.m. that will be followed by a potluck dinner and entertainment.

Church marks 90th anniversary


By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News
When the First Baptist Church
of Okeechobee celebrates her
90th anniversary on May 22, the
man who pastored the church for
30 of those 90 years will be the
featured speaker.
Rev. R.C. Whipple was pastor
of the church from 1966 to 1996
- a tenure very rare among
Southern Baptist pastors.
The service will begin at 10:30
a.m. Afterward, everyone will go
outside for a group picture in the
shape of a cross. Then there will
be a potluck dinner at the ROC
that will be followed by entertain-
ment and the introduction of for-
mer members.
One of Rev. Whipple's proud-
est accomplishments as he looks
back over his 30 years at First Bap-
tist are the close to one dozen
people who surrendered to full-
time Christian service, and who
are now serving as either mis-
sionaries or pastors.
Rev. Whipple said he has
"deep sense of comfort" that his
work is being carried on by oth-
ers.
"God has really blessed us in
sending people out," he said.
He mentioned Rev.. Joe Bish-
op whom he baptized, married
and ordained. Rev. Bishop is cur-
rently pastor of another local
church, Fountain of Life.
As another example, he men-
tioned Don Dryden, a former
member of First Baptist who has
been serving for many years as a


missionary in Haiti.
"God was especially good to
us," Rev. Whipple added. "We
had, and still do have, a great
bond of love."
Rev. Whipple said it was
r "extremely hard" to retire. This
was only his second church.
Before coming to Okeechobee,
r he was at a church in Miami for
14years.
Rev. Whipple said teaching
was his strong point. He and his
wife both taught Sunday school
and he taught a class for an hour
on Sunday evenings before the
evening worship.
In 1995, Rev. Whipple was
named pastor of the year for
churches over 1,000 members by
the Florida Baptist Convention.
"It was not me, it was the
Lord. All we did was try to stay
out of his way," Rev. Whipple
stated modestly.
When asked about the future
of the church Rev. Whipple said:
"Churches are not organizations,
they are organisms. It's going to
grow, I don't; know in which
direction."
First Baptist Church was
formed on May 9, 1915, when 15
Baptists met in a theater building.
Reverend Sidney J. King, pastor of
* Fort Pierce Baptist Church, was
I the preacher at that service. After-
* ward he assisted in the organiza-
I tional meeting.
In December, he became the
pastor serving the Okeechobee
r church two Sundays a month. .
5 The following year the congre-
gation moved into its own build-


ing.
In the early 1920s, a Spanish
style auditorium was built. How-
ever, the damages caused by the
hurricane of 1928 forced the con-
gregation to move back into the
original building. By 1953, the
congregation had outgrown that
building.
The May 22, 1953, issue of the
Okeechobee News covered the
groundbreaking service for a new
auditorium, which was said to
cost $60,000. Rev. George Moul-
ton, who was pastor at the time,
read scripture. In the audience
were Mayor Hiram Raulerson
and mertibers of the building and
finance committee.
On February 27, 1955, mem-
bers gathered to dedicate the
new sanctuary that they had built
themselves. It was said. that
church members used to gather
in the evenings after they got off
their jobs and work on the build-
ing for a while. The ladies of the
church would prepare them a
meal andf then they would work
into the night.
However, the story of the
church is not told in bare facts
and figures, it is told in the lives of
its pastors and members and in
the other churches that are in
existence thanks to the mission-
ary efforts of First Baptist.
Several other churches in the
area were started as missions of
First Baptist, including Corner-
stone Baptist Church (formerly
441 Baptist Church) and Treasure
See Church Page 2


A.C.S. striving to meet target


By D. Hamilton
Okeechobee News
Guest speakers at Tuesday's
Rotary Club meeting provided
an informative look into the
services available through the
American Cancer Society.
Roy Monk, executive director
of the American Cancer Society
(ACS), and Heather Parker, vice
chair of the board of directors,
both of the Florida Division
Okeechobee County, provided
valuable information about the
American Cancer Society.
Mr. Monk began by telling
Rotary Club members that the
American Cancer Society is the


largest privately-funded organi-
zation for cancer research in the
SUnited States.
"The Florida division of the
A.C.S is a totally independent
organization which gains fund-
ing through donations and fund
raising events," he said. "The
organization itself is mission
focused. Our mission is dedicat-
ed to eliminating cancer as a
major health problem by pre-
venting cancer, saving lives and
diminishing suffering through
research, education, advocacy
and service."
Mr. Monk related some star-
tling facts regarding cancer sta-
tistics.


"Florida ranks number two
in the nation with the incidence
of cancer, but only 25th in the
nation in cancer research," he
said.
He told club members and
guests that approximately
40,000 people in Florida will die
this year of cancer, and that
more than 96,000 people will
have to be told that they have
the disease.
"The goal of the American
Cancer Society by the year
2015," he continued, "will be to
reduce the mortality rate by 50
See A.C.S. Page 2


School board



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teachers, staff


By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News
Retirements, teacher and stu-
dent recognition will highlight
Thursday's meeting of the Okee-
chobee County School Board.
The board will be meeting at
6 p.m. on Thursday, May 19,
rather than on their regular meet-
ing date of the second Tuesday of
the month.
The board will honor eight
teachers and staff members
upon their retirements.
Keli Strickrath of Florida
Atlantic University is scheduled
to make a presentation on her
university's Learn and Serve pro-
gram.
There has been some discus-
sion recently about preserving


the old Basinger School. The
board is expected to authorize
the board attorney Tom Conely
to enter into negotiations con-
cerning the property.
Action will be taken on 10
recommendations for expulsion.
Revised job descriptions for
teacher and supervisor of food
service will be considered. An
additional four changes of job
descriptions will be considered
for advertisement, as well as a
change in the terminal leave poli-
cy.
Florida Statutes require that
such changes be publicly adver-
tised before the board acts on
them.
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News Briefs Airboat operators cited in


SFWMD hosting
public workshop
OKEECHOBEE The South
Florida Water Management District
(SFWMD) will host a workshop on
Thursday, June 9, at their Okee-
chobee Service Center Auditorium,
205 N. Parrott Ave., Ste. 201, from
6:30 until 9 p.m.
The purpose of the workshop is
to gather public feedback and com-
ments for the agency's recreational
use program.

Homebuyer classes
held each Wednesday
OKEECHOBEE The USDA,
rural housing service, can now loan
up to $141,000 for housing mort-
gages for very low and low-income
applicants.
For prequalification for this loan,
call (863) 763-3345 to reserve your
seat for one of our homebuyer
classes.
Classes are held on Wednes-
days, starting at 9 a.m.

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connection with accident


The operators of two airboats
involved in a May I accident in the
Rim Canal at Eagle Bay have both
been issued citations from a Flori-
da Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) investigator.
According to an accident
report by FWC Officer Eddie
Brown, both vessels were navigat-
ing a narrow airboat trail in cattails
standing 8-feet tall. The officer's
report indicates the two airboats
were traveling in opposite direc-
tions when they met on a blind
corner in the cattails around 4:15
p.m.
Injured in the accident was
Ashley K. Albright, 33, of Okee-
chobee. He was flown to St.
Mary's Hospital in West Palm
Beach where he underwent sur-
gery on a broken right femur and
a shattered knee. Officer Brown's
report said Albright also had a bro-
ken right ankle.


Mr. Albright was cited for viola-
tion of a navigation rule (unsafe
speed) resulting in an accident.
The officer's accident report also
indicates that Mr. Albright had
been drinking.
Also cited was Donald E. Bar-
ber, 59, of Okeechobee. Mr. Bar-
ber, a licensed captain with Eagle
Bay Airboat Tours, was cited for
violation of a navigation rule
(unsafe speed) resulting in an
accident.
On board Mr. Barber's vessel
were Heather Martz and Shawn
Martz, both of Sebring, and two
unidentified juveniles. No one on
the tour boat was injured.
In Officer Brown's report, the
two vessels were traveling at a
speed estimated by those involved
in the accident to be between 15
and 20 mph. Both operators tried
to avoid the accident, but they
struck each other on the right


front side of each airboat.
When the vessels collided,
both Mr. Albright and Jerry Mar-
shall, 34, a passenger with Mr.
Albright, were thrown into the
water. The water depth was esti-
mated by Officer Brown to be
between 1 and 1.5 feet.
After the collision, Mr. Barber
entered the water to help Mr.
Albright.
The airboats were then
returned to Eagle Bay Airboat
Tours, 900 U.S. 98 W
In his report Officer Brown
indicated that by the time he
arrived at the scene 30 minutes
after. the accident Mr. Albright
was being loaded onto Life Flight
by paramedics.
Officer Brown estimated the
damage to Mr. Albright's airboat
to be $1,000. The officer assigned
no monetary damage estimate to
Mr. Barber's vessel.


Three-vehicle crash


sends six to hospitals


A Belle Glade man is listed in
critical condition in a Melbourne
hospital following a three-vehi-
cle crash on U.S. 441 N. Monday
afternoon.
According to a press release
from the Okeechobee County
Sheriff's Office (OCSO) a 1998
Oldsmobile was trying to turn
onto N.E. 98th Street around 2:40
p.m. when it was struck in the
back by a 2000 Toyota. The
impact pushed the Oldsmobile
across the center line into the
path of an oncoming 2001 Ford
pickup, stated the release.
The truck, said OCSO Deputy
Brian Hagan, was traveling south
on U.S. 441. When the car
entered its path the driver of the
truck, Paul Miller, lost control
and overturned. Mr. Miller and a
passenger, Rick Avery Norris,
were ejected from the truck
Mr. Norris was taken to
Holmes Regional Hospital


where he is listed in critical con-
dition.
Mr. Miller, 19, of Wellington
- and another passenger in the
truck, 37-year-old J.B. Thomas of
Belle Glade were taken to
Raulerson Hospital with minor
injuries.
The driver of the Oldsmobile,
Pamela Rowe, 26, of Okee-
chobee was also taken to Rauler-
son with minor injuries. With her
in the car were Justin Rowe, 5,
and Michael Rowe, 7.
The OCSO press release
states Justin was transported to
St. Mary's Hospital in West Palm
Beach where he is listed in stable
condition. Michael Rowe was
taken to Raulerson Hospital with
minor injuries.
Charlene Rowland, 50, of
Okeechobee, was operating the
Toyota and was not injured, con-
tinued the release.
The accident is still under
investigation.


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Island Baptist Church.
Probably the preacher who
comes second to Rev. Whipple, as
far as influence on the church, was
Rev. E.M C. Dunklin. Dunklin Assist-
ed Living Center and Dunklin
Memorial Camp were named after
him, as part of his legacy.
Accounts vary as to whether
Brother Dunklin, as he was better
known, was actually pastor at First
Baptist. One account says he
served as pastor for a short time
after arriving in Okeechobee in
1920. He was also listed as a mis-
sionary of the Indian River Baptist
Association, a position he held for
most if not all of the 17 years he was
in Okeechobee.
As a missionary, Brother Dun-
klin preached the gospel around
the lake, traveling on foot. The
church bought him a horse and
later a collection was taken up to
buy him a car.
Brother Dunklin was well
known to the Seminoles who
called him Jesus Man. He stopped
at every home, camp and shack he
passed. He seldom stayed to visit,
but asked the occupants to join him
in prayer.
Brother Dunklito was reported to
have made special attempts to visit


a home with a newborn baby. In
addition to praying for the baby, he
would leave a penny.
One of the most colorful pastors
was Rev. Sam Durrance. He was
reported to have jumped up on the
choir loft railing and paced back
and forth, waving his arms while
delivering his sermon. During the
course of his sermon, he often shed
his coat, vest and tie.
Long-time member Betty
Williamson taught Sunday school
for 39 years. After a period of time,
she began to teach the daughters of
her former pupils and she often
called them by their mother's
names.
She said that one of her children
was baptized twice. She was preg-
nant with that child when she was
baptized then the child was later
baptized on its own.
At 82, former Okeechobee
County Commissioner Clyde Dur-
rance is the oldest living member of
the church. He said he was 8 or 9
when he joined the church and has
been a member ever since. His
cousin, Rev. Durrance, who was
pastor at the time, baptized him in
Lake Okeechobee. That was before
the dike was built.
He said that Rev. Durrance
would stay at his house when he
came from Wauchula to preach in
Okeechobee.
Mr. Durrance also remembers


Brother Dunklin, He said Brother
Dunklin used to come by his house
about noon and eat lunch. After the
meal, he would ask Mr. Durrance's
mother if he could wrap up some
cornbread and take it with him. The
he would start off again on foot.
Jack Coker was a member of
the church for 50 years. He joined
when he was 1-3 and remained a
member until age 63.
When he first joined, he said it
was just a small wooden church
with 150 people.
He was baptized in a swimming
hole in a creek in the northern part
of the county, but he said he
remembered people being bap-
tized in town in Taylor Creek.
Under Rev. Whipple, Mr. Coker
took on a "temporary position" as
minister of music that lasted 22
years.
For many years, he worked with
the youth group and in 1965, he
formed ayouth choir.
"It's been a great church," he
said.
Another long-time member and
church secretary, Mary Francis
Dickson said that each pastor had
his own type of ministry. She said
that Rev. Cooper Marshall, who
was pastor from 1961 until 1966,
was an accountant before going
into the ministry and he helped the
church get organized financially.
She met Brother Dunklin at the


50th anniversary of the church and
described him as a dedicated Chris-
tian who never met a stranger.
"I've been here through it all,"
said Dozier Clements.
He became a member of First
Baptist on July 4, 1944, when Rev.
David Alderman baptized him in
Taylor Creek. He describes Rev.
Alderman as a "jewel of a man"
who also coached the high school
football team. He said Rev. Alder-
man was a big man who got out on
the football field with his players
and demonstrated how he wanted
plays run.
Some of the highlights he
remembers are going to brother-
hood meetings and the spirit of
camaraderie that prevailed when
members built the present sanctu-
ary.
In 1966, Mr. Clements was on
the committee that went to Miami
to talk to kev. Whipple about com-
ing to First Baptist.
The present pastor, Dr. Randy
Huckabee, has been at the church
for five years.
He said he came to be pastor at
First Baptist, above all, because of
God's leading. However, there are
two tangible factors that influenced
his decisions the church's repu-
tation in the Florida Baptist Conven-
tion and the church's tremendous
history and record of mission activi-
ties.


He said that First Baptist had
been blessed with good leaders.
Many times, he said, older church-
es look inward. However, he said,
First Baptist has a heart for missions
and has always been involved in
the community.
Another strong point of the
church mentioned by Rev. Huck-
abee is the sound biblical teaching
that he said the church has always
had.
That fact was evidenced by an
advertisement in the January 21,
1955, issue of the Okeechobee
News that invited people to "bring
your Bible and study with us the
Book of Romans".
One of the assets of the church,
according to Rev. Huckabee, has
been gifted and talented lay leader-
ship.
"I believe First Baptist Church
will, hopefully, be like a pilot ship
for the community leading the
way and continuing to improve the
community."
He said the church is in the pre-
liminary stages of planning a new
sanctuary to replace the current
sanctuary that they have outgrown.
(Editor's Note: Some of the
material in this article came from
the book "Strolling Down a Coun-
try Road" by Twila Valentine and
Betty Williamson, as wel as from a
church brochure prepared for its
85th anniversary.)


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In other action, the board is
"- expected to:
consider personnel appoint-
S ments for the coming schoolyear;
o discuss participation on the
Voluntary Kindergarten Program, a
summer program beginning in
2006;
approve a contract for educa-
tional services at Level 10;


set meal prices for the coming
schoolyear;
schedule an executive session
to prepare for contract negotiations
with the teacher and classified bar-
gaining units; and,
change the date of the June
board meeting to avoid a conflict
with a state conference.
The meeting will be preceded
by a workshop at 5 p.m. where
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Patri-
cia Cooper will discuss her compre-
hensive planning process with
administrators.


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percent and a reduction of inci-
dence of cancer by 25 percent.
"We will also strive to make
measurable improvements in the
quality of life for cancer patients
and their families within the 10-
year goal challenge," he added.
Mr. Monk discussed the educa-
tion programs that are supported
by fund-raising events including,
Making Strides Against Breast Can-
cer.
Ms. Parker, who is making this
event a priority for the Okee-
chobee community, announced
that this year's event is, "a non-
competitive walk to save lives."
Ms. Parker discussed the fact
that breast cancer is one of the two
most preventable and treatable
cancers. This year's 3.5-mile walk
will raise awareness for early
detection, diagnosis and treat-
ment. The walk is tentatively slated
to take place on Aug. 13 from 8
a.m. until noon.
Participants and sponsors are
needed to sign up for the event. If
anyone is interested in participat-
ing or sponsoring please contact
Ms. Heather Parker at (863)634-
2484; or, contact the American
Cancer Society at 1-(800)224-6844.
Other areas of interest to Rotary
Club members are:
a Memorial Day Bike Rally at
the Okeechobee County Agri-Civic
Center will include Rotary Club
volunteers as drink vendors at
both the north and the south ends
of the center during all three days
of the rally. Anyone interested in
volunteering their time for work-
ing at either of the vendor booths
are asked to contact Kristy Craw-
ford at (863) 824-0400.
Next week's Rotary Club
meeting will include interesting
information on the foundation of
the Rotary Club.
The local chapter of the Rotary
Club meets on Tuesday afternoons
at the Golden Corral Restaurant,
700 S. Parrott Ave., at noon.


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The Okeechobee News, Wednesday, May 18,2005


Obituaries


John Frederick Lotz
John Frederick Lotz, age 86,
died on May 3, 2005. He was born
in Mt. Savage, Md. in 1919 and had
been a resident of Okeechobee
since 1970. He was a member of
the First Baptist Church of Okee-
chobee, Masonic Lodge, and
Shriners.
Mr. Lotz was preceded in death
by his first wife, Elsie Lotz.
He is survived by: his loving wife
of 19 years, Nova M. Lotz; stepson
Glenn Blank of Frostburg, Md.;
stepdaughter, Sharon M (Earl) Wil-
son, two step grandchildren, Kristin
(Max) White of Keyser, WVa. and
Jason Wilson of Ft. Ashby, WVa.;
three brothers, George M. Lotz of
Fairmont, W.Va., Howard Lotz of
Canaan, Conn., and James Franklin
Lotz of Mineral Wells, Texas; one
sister, Grace Lepley of Mt. Savage,
Md.; one brother-in-law, Leonard
'Sam' (Sara-Kay) Knoche; numer-
ous nieces and nephews, and one
very special niece, Cora Carter of
Mt. Savage, Md.
Memorial services will be held 6
p.m. Friday, May 20, at First Baptist
Church of Okeechobee. Pastor
Randy Huckabee and Pastor
Richard Whipple will officiate. In
lieu of flowers please make loving
memorials to the First Baptist
Church Building Fund, 401 S.W
Fourth St., Okeechobee, Fla. 34974.
All arrangements are entrusted
to the loving care of Bass Okee-
chobee Funeral Home and Crema-
tory.
Matthew'Matt'Wilson
Matthew 'Matt' Wilson, age 24,
of Lakeport, died, May 15,2005.
He was born Dec.13,1980 in
Pahokee, to T.R.
and Jeri Wilson.
He graduated
from Moore .---
Haven High "
School in 1999
and was a
member of The
Cowboy
Church in the
Woods (Free- MattWilson
dom Ranch). In
his life he was involved in many
sports and activities including base-
ball, football, FFA, 4-H, Florida
Junior Rodeo Association, Florida
High School Rodeo Association,
and was a current member of the
P.R.C.A. His greatest passions were
his friends, bull riding and family,
including Grandmother Nona 0.
English of Lakeport and Arlene
Robinson. ,of- -Goodiagjo tdaho;
Uncles Roy Robinson,'Jr: of
Shoshone,-Idaho, Steve-Rebinson
of Farnley, Nevada, Jeff Robinson of
Boise, Idaho and Aunt Terri John-
ston of Eugene, Oregon and, a host
of cousins and friends.
Matt was preceded in death by
his grandfather, Roy Robinson, Sr. -
Visitation will be from 2 until 4
p.m. Thursday, May 19, at Freedom
Ranch,
11655 U.S. 441 SE, with funeral
services following at 4 p.m., fol-
lowed by a dinner (all friends and
family are invited). Pastor John
Glenn will.officiate. In lieu of flow-
ers, the family is requesting dona-
tions 'be made to Alpha Ministries,
11655 U.S. 441 S.E., Okeechobee,
Fla. 34974 Or Reality Rodeo Min-
istry, PO Box 1726, Zollo Springs,
Fla. 33890. All arrangements are
entrusted to the loving care of Bass
Okeechobee Funeral Home and
Crematory.

Annie L. Rogers
Annie L. Rogers, age 95, of
Okeechobee, died Monday, May 16,
2005 at Raulerson Hospital. She
was born April 18,1910 in Wheeler
County, Ga. Mrs. Rogers had been a
resident of Okeechobee since 1936.
She was a.homemaker and a mem-
ber of the First Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by:
her husband, J.C. Rogers, daughter,
Pauline Anderson and son, Hilton
Rogers.
Survivors include: three sons,
James, Adrian (Rose) and Russell
Rogers, all of Okeechobee; and
numerous grandchildren, great-
grandchildren and great-great-
grandchildren.
Funeral services win be con-
ducted at the Buxton Funeral Home
on Thursday, May 19, at 10 a.m. Pri-
vate interment will be in Evergreen
Cemetery.
All arrangements are under the
direction and care of the Buxton
Funeral Home and Crematory.


Catherine Marie
Hatch Myers
Catherine Marie Hatch Myers,
43, of Vero Beach died May 15,2005
at the VNA Hospice House after an
extended illness. She was born
Nov. 2,1961 ip Vero Beach and.had
been a life long resident. She was a
member of St. Helen Catholic
Church. She was a paramedic for 8
years. At the time of her illness she
worked for All County Ambulance
of Ft. Pierce and Okeechobee. She
also worked for Sunquest Tanning
& Nail Boutique in Ft. Pierce.
Survivors include: her two sons,
Justin Travis Myers and Kyle
Richard Myers; her husband, W.
Jeffery Myers; parents, Daniel and
Rosemarie Hatch; two brothers,
Daniel F. M. (Traci) Hatch, Jr., and
Joseph D. Hatch; one sister, Terri
Ann Simons all of Vero Beach; one
niece, Cali Simmons, her aunt Janet
Cali, her aunt, uncle and godpar-
ents, Ed and Ann Cali Honrahan,
many cousins 'and, her uncle and
aunt, James and Gloria Marshall.
Visitation will be held on Friday,
May 20, from 5 until 8 p.m. with a
prayer service at 6 in the Cox-Gif-
ford-Seawinds Chapel.
A funeral mass will be held on
Saturday, May 21, at 10 a.m. at St.
Helen Catholic Church.
Contributions can be made to
the VNA & Hospice Foundation,
1111 36th Street, Vero Beach, Fla.,
32960.
Arrangements are under the
direction of Cox-Gifford-Seawinds
Funeral Home & Crematory, Vera
Beach, Fla.

Mervin S. Appleby
Mervin S. Appleby, age 75 of
Luzerne, Mich., died, May 15, 2005.
Hewas born Nov. 27, 1929. He was
a retired from General Motors and a
member of the Mason, and the
VFW post #10539 in Okeechobee.
Survivors include: his wife,
Diana Arthur Appleby, three sons.
Richard S. Appleby of Virginia
Beach, Va., Kenneth Appleby of
New Boston, Mich, and Michael
Appleby of New Port, Mich.; daugh-
ter, Debra Appleby of Lincoln Park,
Mich.; sister, Jean Hurley of Barrie,
Ontario; 10 grandchildren; three
great-grandchildren; best
friend/dog Max Appleby of
Luzerne, Mich.
Memorial service will be held at
Arthur Bobcean Funeral Home on
Saturday, May 28, at 11 a.m.
Memorial donations in lieu of
flowers may be made to Hospice of
S.W. Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd. Sara-
sota, Fla. 34238
National Cremation Society,
Venice Chapter in charge of crema-
tion arrangements.

Carmil Leno Box
Carmil Leno Box, age 92, of
Okeechobee, died Monday, May 16,
2005 at Raulerson Hospital. He was
born Nov. 4, 1912 in Grant Parish,
La. Mr. Box had been a resident of
Okeechobee since 1945. He served
in the U.S. Army and was a mem-
ber of the American Legion. He
was of the Catholic Faith and a
member of Sacred Heart Catholic
Church.
He was preceded in death by:
his wife of 64 years, Marie Box,
brother, Leslie n
Box and sister,
OlaTate.
Survivors ,
include: his son,
Paul (Patti)
Box; daughter,
Margaret (Carl)
Cable; grand-
son, Jordan
Terry; grand- Carmil
daughters, Eliz- Leno Box
abeth Box and
Lauren Terry, all of Okeechobee.
Additionally, he is also survived by
two brothers, Lester Box of Shreve-
port, La. and B.J. Wade of Mobile,
Ala.
Friends may call at the Buxton
Funeral Home on Sunday, May 22,
from 4 until 6 p.m. and Monday,
May 23, at Sacred Heart Catholic
Church, 701 SW Sixth St., at 9 a.m.
followed by a Rosary Service at
9:30 a.m. and Funeral Mass of the
Resurrection at 10:30 a.m. Father
Hugh Duffy will officiate and inter-
ment will follow in Evergreen
Cemetery.
All arrangements are under the
direction and care of the Buxton
Funeral Home and Crematory.


Central Elementary wraps up a great year


Kindergarten
What a great year we have
had in Kindergarten. The chil-
dren have grown and learned so
much this year. Our end of the
year celebrations are on May 19
and 20, at the Freshman Campus
Auditorium at 7 p.m. Mrs.
Fusaro's, Mrs. Jones', Mrs.
Guerette's, and Mrs. Jennings
classes will perform on the 19.
Mrs. Nipper's, Mrs. Fulleda's, Mr.
Weigand's and Mrs. Tillis classes
will perform on May 20. We are
also looking forward to our
"Water Fun Day" on May 31. A
great way to end a great year!

Third grade
This week in Mrs. Atwell's
class, we are reading about visi-
tors from space. We have almost
finished our reading and math
books, so we are excited about
all the fun activities we will be
doing. We are learning to divide
using 2 and 3 digits. It is tough
but we are working hard.
Third graders in Ms. Enfin-
ger's class have experimented
with water, turning salt water
into fresh water using evapora-
tion. They also experimented
with sound waves, using a
clothes hanger and string to hear
stereophonic sound waves.
Many students are nearly fin-
ished with their hard cover book
which is made in the last 9
weeks of school. May 25, is our
final Student of the Week lunch-
eon and May 26, is PTO at Cen-
tral. Congratulations to Andy
Close and Alejandro Campos,
our Students of the Week. Don't
forget to read. Thank you to Cen-
tral Elementary's PTO for provid-
ing teachers and staff with a
lovely meal including desserts.
Mrs. Greseth's Reading class is
having a great time doing animal
research papers. Students are
using the internet and finding all
kinds of interesting facts about
their favorite animals. They have
also been reading a story about a
visiting grandfather and Mrs.
Greseth is reading 'The War
With Grandpa' to them. We are
finishing up our math book and
will soon take the end of the year
test. The students have done
very well in our new math series
this year. Congratulations to
Miguel Reyes, Ana Lily Mederos,
and Patricia Sanchez, our Stu-
dents of the Week.


Chad Whidden.
The students in Mrs. Carpen-
ter's reading class are busy read-
ing about some famous Ameri-
can Tall Tales. The top AR reader
in my homeroom is Abigail Rob-
ledo with 97 points. Edith Garcia
is in second place with 81 points.
Several students have completed
their AR reading goal this grad-
ing period. Those students are:
Edith Garcia, Abigail Robledo,
Tracy Slusser, Dwayne Sheffield,
Erik Velez, Mason Cone, Eliza-
beth Hans, Benjamin Kielbasa,
Nikki Marsocci, and Kallie Yates.
The students in Ms. White's


reading class are finishing
Theme six, and completing the
Holistic Test. Congratulations to
Cavel Campbell for earning 1st
place in the Speech contest for
STARS. Congratulations also go
to the Seminole Stars Team, win-
ning pizza for our class by
answering the most questions
correct on the STAR Quiz.
Ms. Stough's students are all
ready to present their Science
Fair Projects for judging next
week. The AR point leader is
Ralph Jacobs. In math, they have
mostly mastered negative num-
bers.


Mrs. Prescott's class had a
great week celebrating Cinco de
Mayo. We learned a lot about the
important holiday through
books and research on the inter-
net. In Senorita Groendyk's class
we are still working on our Span-
ish. Our school year is finally
coming to a close and Mrs.
Prescott and Senorita Groendyk
would like to tell the kids how
much we've enjoyed having
them in our classes. We hope
everyone has a fun and safe
summer and remember to keep
reading.

Fifth grade
Mrs. Steiert's class would like
to congratulate Allyson
Matthews for placing second at
the Tropicana Speech County-
Wide Contest. Way to go,
Allyson. Mrs. Steiert's class
would also like to say congratu-
lations to Mariah Parriott and
Whitney Sweet for being two of
the three finalists for the South
Florida Water Mariagement
Poster Decorating Contest. Mrs.
Steiert's Science students have
also been hard at work on their
Science Fair Projects. Some of
the topics include family finger-
print comparisons, the effects of
second hand smoke and levitat-
ing objects with magnets. Mrs.
Steiert's Student of the Week is


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The Okeechobee News, Wednesday, May 18, 2005


4 OPINION


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@newszap.com. You can also mail submissions to
Okeechobee News, P.O. Box 639, Okeechobee, Fla. 34973.
Storm Money
"I am surely glad someone besides us poor residents is going to
give the county and city fathers some money for storm damage. I
have paid for three permits to repair storm damage. My back porch
was torn off by the storm and the contractor says I heed the fourth
permit. On top of that, they send someone from out of town to
inspect the local contractor and we have to pay him."
Letter
"In the May 16 paper, it was the most intelligent letter I think I have
ever seen written as a Letter to the Editor. I would hope that the
paper could really see that Governor Bush actually gets to see this."
Choice
"Here's our choice: add $2 trillion to the national debt or tax
wages above $90,000. Duhhh, what's to debate?"
Traffic Light
"Regarding the traffic lights at the high school: we travel morning,
noon and late afternoon and the weekends regularly and we have
yet to see the north light flashing yellow. It is always operating as a
regular traffic signal. Also, the two lights are not synchronized'and
you stop at one and waste fuel, then you stop at the other and waste
fuel not to mention the pollution factor. Perhaps your contact per-
son should notify Florida Department of Transportation that they
need to follow up on what you were told and what you published.
The new road is great, but it would be nice to have the lights operat-
ing as they were designed to do." (Editor's Note: Thanks for calling.
As we have stated in prior editions, the Florida Department of Trans-
portation is aware of the problem with the traffic signal. They have
someone scheduled to be here today to adjust the light so that it will
be caution signalwhen school is not in session.)
Score
"I was wondering why the Okeechobee News did not have the
Brahmans score in the paper on Saturday instead of Sunday. Did we
not have a reporter out there? Please explain this." (Editor's Note:
Thanks for calling. Yes, we had a reporter at the game. However, the
game did not start until 7 p.m. Because of that, bythe time the game
was over it was well past our press deadline for the Saturday edition.
Therefore, the game results were in our Sunday paper.)
No Caution Light
"Concerning the traffic lights on N. 441. The north light doesn't
change to caution even on Sunday. It goes through the full function
even when no one is at the school."
Blood Test
"This is regard to the Speak Out call blood test. FWC must think
the people in Okeechobee are stupid and are going to accept their
explanation to why there was no blood test done. There are people
that have some brains here in Okeechobee County."
Waste of Time
"When are you going to put the new overhead lights in front of
the school on 441 on yellow? Gas is too expensive to sit there and
waste your time, money and gas on thosejights. We are tired of all
the money you have been spending and the6tuff that's going on."
(Editor's Note: Thanks for calling. Please see pur answer in a previ-
ous call about the traffic light) -
Loud party
"This is to the inconsiderate people that live on Taylor Creek in
Blue Heron that partied on Saturday night. Your loud music dis-
turbed residents to the west as far as Wal-Mart. Even with our win-
dows closed we had to turn up our TV While you partied we tried to
get some sleep. Next time you party, rent a hall."


Community Events

Church hosts gospel sing
There will be a gospel sing Wednesday, May 18, at the Christian
Seventh Day Baptist located next to Douglas Chiropractic on W.N.
Park St., beginning at 7 p.m.

Children's council will meet
The Children's Services Council will hold a special meeting
Wednesday, May 18, at 5 p.m. to discuss the 2005-2006 budget,
grant allocations and a request for funding from the executive
roundtable of the Community Collaborative. The meeting will be
held in the conference room of the Okeechobee County School
Board Office, 700 S.W. Second Ave.

Children's Ranch yard sales closing
Real Life Children's Ranch yard sales are closing for the sum-
mer. They will be open Thursday, May 19, and Friday, May 20. Their
final dates will be May 26 and 27. They will be open from 9 a.m.
Until 2 p.m., and everything must go. The ranch is located at 7777
U.S. 441 S.E. For information, contact Rosie at (863) 763-4242.





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Courtesy photo/Bruce Davenport

Looking Back ...
This photograph was taken in the mid '30s of Lloyd 'Shorty' Barber. He is clowning around with a bull that he trained
and took to rodeos all over Florida for exhibitions and crowd entertainment. He worked for Oscar Clemons and has
recounted several stories of driving cattle across Florida with Oscar and other day riders before fences were up, and
sleeping on the ground on his saddle by campfires. Do you have any old photos of the Okeechobee area or of Okee-
chobee citizens? If so, bring them by the Okeechobee News office, 107 S.W. 17th St., and we can copy them while you
wait. Or, you can e-mail the photo and information about the photo to okeenews@okeechobee.com.


Upcoming Events

Wednesday
SA.A meeting from noon until 1 p.m. at the Church of Our Sav-
iour, 200 N.W. Third St. It's an open meeting.
AA meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic
Church, 701 S.W. Sixth St. It will be a closed discussion.
Narcotic Anonymous (NA) meet in the New Horizon building,
1600 S.W. Second Ave. from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. (behind the Brah-
man Theatre). For information, call (863) 763-1191.
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.
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
information, 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 informa-
tion, contact Randy or Larese Maycumber at (863) 467-0539.

Thursday
Tantie Quilters meets 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.
Cowboys for Christ Range Rider for Jesus Ministries will meet for
a pot luck supper at 6 p.m. and services at 7 p.m. at the Basinger
Civic Center. For information, call Doyle McDuffie at (863) 763-2285.
Family History Center meets from 6 until 8 p.m. 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 Index), Social Security
Death Index and military information available. For information, call
(863) 763-6510 or (863) 467-5261.
Prayer Group meets at 10 a.m. at the Community Center at 412
N.W. Sixth St. For information, call (863) 763-5996.
Christian Fellowship Prayer group meets at 9:30 a.m. at the Fel-
lowship hall at 412 N.W. Sixth St. For information, call (863) 763-
5996.
Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee will meet from noon until 1 p.m. at
Village Square Restaurant, 301 W South Park St. All Kiwanis and the
public are welcome. For information, contact Ray Worley at (863)
467-0985.
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.
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.
AA meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Church of Our Saviour,
200 N.W Third St. It's a closed book study.
Martha's House Inc. sponsors weekly support groups for women
who are, or have been, affected by domestic violence and abusive
relationships. The support groups are held every Thursday 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.
The Social Security Administration Office is open from 9 a.m.
until noon. Representatives will be at the One Stop Center, 123 S.W
Park St., in Okeechobee.
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.
A Special kind of Caring is a support group for family caregivers,
and is facilitated by Enid Boutrin M.S.W. of Hospice of Okeechobee,
and Laura Zel, L.C.S.W of the Area Agency on Aging. The meeting is
from 2 until 3 p.m. at 411 S.E. Fourth St. For information or to reserve
your place in the group, call (863) 467-2321. Free respite care is avail-
able for your loved one while you are in group at Dunklin Assisted
Living/Adult Day Care, 407 N.W. Second Ave. For information about
respite care, call Lou at (863) 763-4524.
Ongoing Caregiver Support Group Hospice of Okeechobee and
the Area Agency on Aging sponsor a caregiver support group that
will meet starting at 2 p.m. Anyone who is caring for and ill family
member is welcome to join us. The group is facilitated by social
workers and provides an opportunity for caregivers to give one
another support, information and ideas. The meetings are held at
Hospice at 411 S.E. Fourth St. Free care for your loved ones is avail-
able at Dunklin Assisted Living/Day Care at 407 N.W Second Ave.
For information, call (863) 467-2321.

Friday
Tops Take off Pounds Sensibly No. 669 meets at 9 a.m. at the First
United Methodist Church, 200 N.W Second St. The public is invited.
All persons interested in a sensible approach to losing weight and
becoming a part of a caring group are welcome to come and see
what we are allabout. For information, contact Ollie Morgret at
(863) 467-9766.
Highlands Social Dance Club welcomes the public to their dance
every Friday, from 7:30 until 10:30 p.m. at the Sebring Civic Center,
located at S.E. Lakeview and Center Avenue in Sebring. Tickets are
$5 for members and $6 for guests. For information, call Fran at 382-
6978 or Juana at 471-9795.
AA meeting from noon until 1 p.m. at the Church of Our Sav-
iour, 200 N.W Third St. It's an open meeting.


Letter to the Editor


What Hospice
is all about
We have been reading a lot
about Hospice in the paper -
Hospice volunteer lunch, Hos-
pice yard sales and building for
Hospice yard sales. But I won-
der how many people in Okee-
chobee really know what Hos-
pice is all about.
I lost my husband three
years ago and was told about
Hospice. I didn't want to call
them because I thought it
would just be another bill to
pay, along with all the doctor's
and hospital bills but I was
wrong.
I joined the Hospice volun-
teers, who work the yard sales,
about a month ago. Little by
little I am learning about Hos-
pice and the work they do.
Hospice is a wonderful
organization that helps termi-
nally ill patients either in the
hospital or at home. They are
also a great support system for
the family of the patients.
For the patient who needs
help at home there are free
hospital beds, wheelchairs,
walkers, portable potties, bed-
ding, pads and anything else


they need to be comfortable.
Free medicine and free nurs-
ing care by wonderful nurses
who work closely with the
doctors is also provided.
For the family of the
patients there are volunteers
who will come to your home
to help in anyway you need
them whether it be to help
clean house, read to the
patient or sit with the patient
so you can go shopping or just
take a well-needed break. Or,
maybe you just need someone
to talk to.
There are support groups
and counselors to talk with,
and it's all free. There is never
a charge to the patient or fami-
ly for any of their services.
In your time of need call
Hospice of Okeechobee, they
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sales and watch for the open-
ing of the Country Store before
Christmas. All the money
raised is used to buy the medi-
cine for the patients.
And if you have a few hours
or a day you can spare, come
and join the volunteers. All
donations for the yard sales
are greatly appreciated.
Pat Bond


Community Events

Social Security rep to answer questions
Social Security representatives will be at the Okeechobee
Senior Services office, 1019 W. South Park St., on Thursday, May
19, at 1 p.m. They will answer questions and explain the new
Medicare laws. For information, contact Sheila Savage at (863)
462-5180.

Cultural arts committee to meet
Are you interested in bringing more cultural arts events to
Okeechobee? If you are, come join the Main Street's cultural arts
committee meeting on May 19 at 4:30 p.m. at the Main Street
office located on the corner of N.E. Second St. and N.E. Second
Ave. For information, call Lonnie Kirsch, at (863) 462-5000, ext.
259.

Oakview hosting Bible school
Oakview Baptist Church, 677 S.W.32nd St., will host a vaca-
tion Bible school June 20-24, from 6 until 9 p.m. The school will
be titled "Ramblin' Road Trip" a trip across America to learn
how to make right choices. It will be for ages 3 through adult.
Registration kick-off will be Saturday, June 18, from 9 until 11:30
a.m. and will include games, crafts, food, fun and fellowship. For
information, call the church at (863) 763-1699.

Juvenile Justice Council meeting planned
The Okeechobee Juvenile Justice Council will hold their
monthly meeting on Friday, May 20, at noon at the Okeechobee
County Library, 206 S.W. 16th St. The purpose of the meeting is to
enhance prevention and intervention of at-risk youth in Okee-
chobee County. The public is invited. For information, call Pat
O'Connor at (863) 763-3536.

Women's business luncheon planned
A networking luncheon will be held at the Brahma Bull, 2405
U.S. 441 S.E., on May 20. Networking will start at 11:30 a.m., and
lunch will be at noon. Bring your business cards, flyers,
brochures and a give-a-way. Bring a new associate you do busi-
ness with to introduce them to our group.

Bike Rodeo planned for May 21
The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office, under the direction
6f Sergeant Keith Stripling, will hold their third annual Bike
Rodeo on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Okee-
chobee Wal-Mart Store, 2101 S. Parrott Ave. The bike rodeo is to
help educate kids of all ages on bicycle safety. There will be
hourly giveaways courtesy of the Okeechobee County Sheriff's
Office, Okeechobee Wal-Mart and the Okeechobee County
Health Department.

Habitat for Humanity plans fundraiser
A car wash will be held Saturday, May 21, beginning at 8:30
a.m. in the Wal-Mart parking lot to raise funds for the local Habi-
tat for Humanity affiliate. Habitat has one home under construc-
tion in Basswood and plans to build more. Funding is needed so
get your vehicle washed for a cost that you decide.


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Mathis named


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"The only right we have is the
right to be useful," is part of the'
pledge recited each year by Beta
Sigma Phi members at their
Founder's Day event.
This year, the Okeechobee
chapters of Beta Sigma Phi
chose a member of the commu-
nity whose life reflects that
pledge.
Kay Mathis was chosen as
"Lady of the Year for 2005".
Mrs. Mathis moved to Okee-
chobee in 1985. She has been
married for 40 years, and is
blessed with four children and
three grandchildren.
She started volunteering 37
years ago in 1968. Her first
adventure was coaching girls
softball. She continued that for
the next 30 years, including her
first 13 years in Okeechobee.
She has also served on the
Okeechobee Advisory Commit-
tee; as a band parent; managed
the concession stand at the foot-
ball games for three years; and,
was also a volunteer chaperone
for all of her children on school
trips.
In 1974 she became a Brown-
ie leader for the Girl Scouts. Over
the next 31 years she has been a
Girl Scout troop leader at all lev-
els of scouting.
Currently, Mrs. Mathis is a
"Daisy" co-leader with Laurie
Pharr. They have the first troop
or 4 year olds in the entire coun-
cil. She is not only troop leader


Birth


Matthew Mason
Woodham
Jackie Mathis and Wayne
Woosdham II of Okeechobee are
proud to announce the birth of
their son Matthew Mason Wood-
ham.
He was born on March-17,
2005, at Martin Memorial in Stu-
art.
He weighed 6 pounds, 1
ounce, and was 20 inches long.
His maternal grandparents
are Tony and Kay Mathis of
Okeechobee.
Paternal grandparents are
Donna Lee of Okeechobee and
Wayne Woodham of Ozark, Ala.
His great-grandparents are
Charles and Lois Hart of Okee-
chobee.


Kay Mathis
but also a troop consultant,
adult enrichment trainer, project
facilitator, tent depot manager
and program director at Camp
Welaka.
Mrs. Mathis does all this while
working full time for the Okee-
chobee County School Board as
a diagnostician for the last 10
years.
Beta Sigma Phi of Okee-
chobee is honored to have Kay
Mathis as our "Lady of the Year
2005".


Megan Kirkland
and Daniel Breaux
Joel and Gloria Kirkland of
Terrell, Texas, are proud to
announce the engagement of
their daughter Megan Elizabeth
Kirkland to Daniel Klancey
Breaux of Okeechobee.
The prospective groom is the
son of Keith Breaux and Brid-
gette Sheffield of Okeechobee.
The wedding is planned for
May 28, at the Double D Ranch
in Mesquite, Texas.
The bride-to-be is a 2004
graduate of Terrell High School
and attends Trinity Valley Com-
munity College and will be
attending the Texas A&M veteri-
nary program. She is currently
employed as in sales at
Rosinger's Western Store.
The groom is a 2003 graduate
of Okeechobee High School. He
graduated from the Indian River
Community. College (IRCC)
welding program and is current-
ly employed as a ranch foreman
with Sonnie Gay at Mesquite
Rodeo Ranch.
After the wedding the couple
will reside in Terrell, Texas.


Leanne Stratton
and Andy Swinson
Leanne Stratton
and Andy Swinson
Charlie and Peggy Stratton of
Okeechobee are proud to
announce the engagement of
their daughter Leanne Stratton
of Greensboro, N.C., to Andy
Swinson.
The future bride is a 1987
graduate of Okeechobee High
School. She graduated from the
University of Central Florida in
1993 with a degree in elemen-
tary education. She is employed
as an editor for The Education
Center, Inc. in Greensboro.
The prospective groom is the
son of Francis and Frances Swin-
son of Pink Hill, N.C., and a 1994
graduate of North Carolina State
University with a degree in aero-
space engineering and a degree
in mechanical engineering. He is
an aerospace engineer for
NAEDEP at Cherry Point.
The wedding is to take place
on Sept. 10, 2005, at the Crystal
Coast Civic Center in Morehead
City, N.C.


Culinary school to hold open house


FORT PIERCE Janet Novak
is changing careers and The
Culinary Institute of the Trea-
sure Coast at Indian River Com-
munity Cbllege (IRCC) is just
what she ordered..
The Culinary Institute's Vero
Beach location was a primary
reason Ms. Novak, a Fort Pierce
resident, chose to apply for
admission to the new program,
established by IRCC to train
high-skill, high- age chefs.
"I am pleased to see an
accredited program being
offered so close to home. I am
looking forward to preparing
for a new career in the culinary
arts and earning my associate's
degree in restaurant manage-
ment," she said.
Ms. Novak is part of a nation-
al trend of people known as
career changers or those seek-
ing to enter a field other than
the one in which they were
trained, educated or employed.
"Educators at IRCC ( ork tire-
lessly to provide the community
with programs to answer mar-
ket demand and the Institute is
one of our newest," according
to Frank Watkins, administrative
director of Business Technology
at IRCC, who is overseeing the
development of the Institute.
The Culinary Institute at
IRCC will hold an open house
on Tuesday, May 24, beginning
at 6:30 p.m. in the Richardson
Center on the Mueller Campus


in Vero Beach.
Special guest chef Arlene
Camerino Borg better known
as the Grammy Guru will
share her secrets on "Getting
Smart in the Kitchen" with
prospective students and those
interested in learning more
about the program.
For more information on the
program, isii tlhe Mueller Cam-
pus at 6155 College Lane in


Vero Beach. College offerings
including university transfer,
career advancement and per-
sonal enrichment are offered at
IRCC's four branch campuses in
Vero Beach, Ft. Pierce, St. Lucie
West and Okeechobee coun-
ties.
The Information Call Center
may be reached at (866) 866-
4722; or, by visiting the web at
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[ Dr. Garma speaks to ABWA chapter


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Bonnie Kinchen (left) president of the American Business
Women's Association's Women of Tomorrow Chapter wel-
comes guest speaker Dr. Brenda Garma Ph.D., LMHC.


The Women of Tomorrow
Chapter of the American Business
Women's Association (ABWA) wel-
comed speaker Brenda Garma
PhD, LMHC, at their April meeting.
Dr. Garma has 18 years experi-
ence working in the field of mental
health. She worked. 12 years at the
45th St. Mental Health Center, with
the majority of that time as a group
therapist.
She has also worked as a voca-
tional counselor and mental health
liaison in the Welfare to Work Pro-
gram, and as a counselor in the Pro-


bation Education and Growth Pro-
gram through Workforce Develop-
ment where she counsels prison
inmates as they re-enter their com-
munities after incarceration.
Dr. Garma spent four years as a
sex offender therapist and the clini-
cal director for the maximum level
Okeechobee Juvenile Offender Cor-
rection Center. She holds a Ph.D. in
Clinical Sexology, is a Florida
licensed mental health counselor
and is a board certified clinical sex-
ologist.
She is currently in private prac-


tice where she focuses on the sexu-
al disorders and dysfunctions with
individuals, couples, families and
offenders.
In this presentation members
learned about the mysteries sur-
rounding sexual violence in inti-
mate relationships. They looked at
the dynamics surrounding this type
of violence and who is most likely to
engage in these behaviors.
Additionally, members learned


the effects of sexual violence and
how someone can most effectively
intervene with those in crisis, and
those who are still suffering months
and years later.
The ABWA Chapter meets from
noon until 1 p.m. at the Golden Cor-
ral Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave.,
on the second and fourth Thursday
of each month. The luncheon is
$6.20 per person tip not includ-
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When families fail to care for their
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Spotlight on Okeechobee


A big thank you to the owners of
the Airport Restaurant Tim and
Dawn for the beautiful long stem
roses you graciously gave out on
Mother's Day.
I personally was touched by
your generosity and I'm sure the
other ladies that received them
were also touched.
I might add, Tim and Dawn,
there might have been a possibility,
sad as it may be, that this single rose
could have been the only gift some
mother received on this special day
and you touched her heart also.
God Bless,
Gloria Skrivan
We would like to take this
opportunity to thank the many
businesses and individuals who
made the Gene Allen Memorial
Scholarship fundraiser a huge suc-
cess, once again.
One doesn't have to look too
hard to read or hear about the bad


or negative situations that surround
us daily. That's why it is such a
pleasure to be involved with a proj-
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your belief in the good and positive
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On Friday, May 6, we held the
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We would like to especially thank
Richard Butts and his crew for
cooking 550 chicken dinners com-
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beans. Our hat's off to you, Richard,
for another fantastic job.
We also appreciate the help of
Dewey Lightsey at All Clean Ser-
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School board to discuss grants
In conjunction with the Community Collaborative Council meeting, the
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2005/2006 school year. The meeting will be held Tuesday, May 24, begin-
ning at 10 a.m. in the school board office, 700 S.W. Second Ave. Grants
include: IDEA, Part B; Preschool and Discretionary, Title 1 grant, Part A-
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DINING


&


ENTERTAINMENT


AROUND THE 0KEECHOBEE AREA

Feeling Hungry? Don't know what you want to eat?
Try one of these fine Okeechobee Establishments tonight!


SrZz m0" S summer


Wake UP & smell thIe fresh brewed coffeee at
Okeectelee's #PIace for Breaklast lunch & Binner!


:tAON Breakfa~st Blitz!
2 Eggs,Potatoes 69
and Toast
tUST NAnVS OUP$3


TOUCHDOWN BREAKFAST
2 Eggs, 2 Pancakes, $ 89
2 Bacon Strips, 2
Sausage Links


Monday until 11a.m. Fantastic Lunch Meals
1/2 Waffle, 2 EgpS $39 Such As: Turkey RuebLn or For Under
2 Bacon Strips, Roast Beef Stack Includes S 00
2 Sausage Fries, Onion Rings or Cole Slaw 0
,s BACc 2 Senior Dinners K IDS NIGHTI
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includes: Vegetable. Potsao. $ U Children 12 & Under eat any Kids Menu
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Includes: Vegetable, $739
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1111 S. Parrott Avenue
Okeechobee
(863) 467-2224
Call In An Order TO GO!
Open: 6am 10pm Sun. Thurs.
6am 11pm Fri. & Sat.


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Josiah's Restaurant and Lounge gives guests a new flavor .on clas-
sic American Cuisine.- Josiah's at Seminole Casino- Brighton
serves up a spectacular mixture of" traditional Florida and
American dishes, exceptionally prepared by Chef Bill.
.Mouthwatering items like Catfish and Mo Jo Pork Chops are on
the regular menu. New to the lineup are a Surf and Turf Plate and
a Fresh Catch of the Day. Don't forget to check out the nightly spe-
cials and save some room for the delectable desserts.
The overall atmosphere is casual, friendly and most of, all'-fun!
Covering an entire wall of the Josiah Restaurant is a hand painted
mural depicting Seminole culture and in the background are
sQunds of casino excitement!, The thrill of winning along with
casino promotions and seasonal events place good food and good
times, hand in hand, In the Josiah Lounge there are four (4) Big
Screen TV's and live entertainment every Saturday night between
8pm and midnight.
Behind it all you will catch the pounds s of casino excitement! At
Seminole Casino Brighton you can have more than a tasty-meal.
You can have Fun! Join the crowd at Bingo, play fast paced Poker
with a small group, or go one-on-one with some of the hottest
machines in the business!
Early Birds save 10% Tuesday Friday between 3pm and 5pm.
Senior Citizens 55+ save 15% on Sunday. (Dine in only, does not
apply to carryout orders).
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Tuesday Sunday 11:00 am 11:00 pm
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Tuesday Saturday 2:00 pnm 2:00 am
Sunday 100 am till dosing -
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Tuesday Sunday 10:00 am
LOCATION
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Staff photo/Lorna Jablonski
Taking a break
Two-year-old Alexis Hernandez (left) spends time with
her uncle Matt Hernandez (right) during a break in the
action at the Okeechobee Wrestling Club tournament on
Saturday afternoon at the Okeechobee High School gym.
Her father Fortino Hernandez had competed in USA
wrestling national competition several years ago and has
since passed the torch to his younger brother Matt.


Brahmans make


Conference teams


. The Okeechobee Brahmans
were successful in placing ath-
letes from various sports on the
All-Treasure take Conference ten-
nis, baseball anid sorfball teams.
Girls Tennis: Second team-
Catherine Spangler. Honorable
mention-Alyssa Wright.
Boys Tennis: Second team-
Bobby Spelts. Honorable men-
tion-Ryan Bailey
The Okeechobee tennis team
finished in eighth place in the
Treasure Lake Conference.
Baseball: Second team-Blake
Marsocci and Chris Cyr. Honor-


Hours announced
for community pool
The Okeechobee Sports
Complex swimming pool hours
of operation are: May 3 June 1,
Tuesday Friday from 4 until 7
p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m.,
until 5 p.m.; Sunday from 1 until
5 p.m.; June 2 -Aug. 7, Tuesday
- Saturday from 12:30 until 6:30
p.m., Sunday from 1 until 5
p.m., Tuesday and Thursday

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able mention-Brian Duenas.
Softball: First team-Kelley Smi-
ley and Christie Williams. Honor-
able mention-Rachel Lowe.
Girls Track: 100 Meter Hurdles:
Honorable mention-Davisha
Moore. Shot Put: First team: Alicia
Kibler. Discus Throw: Second
team-Alicia Kibler.
Boys Track: 400 Meter Dash:
Second team-Adrian Fonseca. 300
Meter Hurdles: Honorable men-
tion: Carlos-Portocarrero.
Both the girls' and boys' track
teams finished ninth in the confer-
ence.


Delivery Available


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forallyourgrove
spraying needs!
* Spray Suits Masks
*Nitrile Gloves Boots
* Glasses & Goggles


w Public Welcome I


1650 HWy. 70 E. 357-0303


LOW COST PET VACCINATIONS
All annual vaccinations
FOR DOGS, CATS & FERRETS
Available Saturday, May 21
OKEECHOBEE PETS
3421 Hwy. 441 South
Okeechobee, FL
(863) 467-7000
10:45 A.M. TO 12 NOON
Save on Heartworm Prevention
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For more information call
1-888-673-8838
or visit our website
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evenings from 7 until 9 p.m.
(family night swim); Aug'. 8 -
Oct. 30: Tuesday through Friday
from 4 until 7 p.m., Saturday
from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., Sun-
day from 1 until 5 p.m. The pool
is not open during school hours.
When school is in session the
pool is used for physical educa-
tion and other school-related
activities. For information, con-
tact the pool office at (863) 467-
7667.


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10 The Okeechobee News, Wednesday, May 18,2005


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SOnly $10.00 per week, per block.
Call 863-763-3134 or email us at
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Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
Residential Commercial
Craig Raulerson
702 SE 9th Avenue
(863) 634-8703
allseasonac@earthlink.net
St. Lic. #CAC1814333



SEARS
Good life. Great price.
OKEECHOBEE
3290 Hwy. 441 South
467-1200
Hours: Sun. 11AM- 4PM
Mon. Sat. 9AM 6PM
Owned & Operated by:
Joe Rieth (#3045)




5435 U.S. 1 South
Fort Pierce
1 Mile South of Midway Road on U.S. 1
Ft. Pierce 461-6000
Stuart 283-6806
Vero Beach 567-8480
www.sunrise-ford.com







1 -866-2-CASINO
BRIGHTON
Rt. 6, Box 611
Okeechobee, FL 34974




ABNEY
i r"nuonio
www.abneyandabney.com
805 SW 15th Street
Phone: (863) 763-6541
Fax: (863) 763-6795
State Lic.: CGCA03425/CBC058152




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2105 S. Parrott Avenue
OKEECHOBEE
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763-2111
205 N.E. 2nd Street
Okeechobee


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863-467-4733
Honest & Dependable Service
24 Hour Emergency Service
Repair on all makes & models
Family Owned & Operated
CAC1813894


Reich &
Mancini
1-888-784-6724
Workers' Compensation Personal Injury
Social Security Disability Wrongful Death
Palm City Fort Pierce
Port St. Lucie
West Pahn Beach Boca Raton


U CECILIO ENT. INC.
AUTO SALES
8000 Hwy.70 EOkeechobee
Financing wiih EZ Terms!
863-357-6006
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Call us for information on our
Gambling Trips:


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863-357-3593
TOLL FREE: 1-888-738-9130


Creech
Construction
Residential/Commercial
Daniel B. Creech Owner
Lic. & Ins. St. Lic. #CBC057343
406 S.W. 2nd St.
Phone: (863) 763-9225
Fax: (863) 763-2033


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& SUPPLY
Hwy. 98 N. PO Box 1723
(863) 763-6905





auxtort
FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY
110 N.E. 5th St.
(863) 763-1994
Time & Temperature
763-0123



Publix.
WHERE SHOPPING IS A PLIEASUJRE,
Northlake Village
3551 Hwy. 441 S.
Okeechobee
763-3500
www.publix.com


Newman Air
Conditioning, Inc.
FAST, RELIABLE SERVICE
"Serving the Okeechobee Area Since 1972"
* Saturday Service No Extra Charge
* Mobile Home Air Conditioning
Specialist
202 N.E. 2nd Street
(behind Eckerds)
763-707 3 AC013262


GLENN J.
SNEIDER, LLC
Criminal Law
Bankruptcy Law
Immigration Law
200 S.W. 9th Street
Okeechobee, FL 34974
(863) 467-6570







HYUNDAI
3725 S.E. Federal Hwy.
Stuart, FL
TOLL FREE
1-866-206-1776


PEACE
LUTHERAN
CHURCH
750 NW 23rd Lane
(863) 763-5042
8:00am Traditional Service
9:15am Sunday School
10:30am Contemporary Serv.
John C. Hirst Pastor


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Jason & Josh McClInahan
Pressure Cleaning /-
& Mobile Detailing ./
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ESTIMATES --
863-697-8946 or 863-697-8947
doublejpower@usa.com


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CACO 23499
* 7 Days A Week
* 24 Hr. Emergency Service
* We Service All Brands
* Free Estimates
on Replacement Units and New Installations
100% Financing Available
312 S.W. 2nd St.
863-763-8391

Anthony T. Young
Attorney
215 SW Park Street
Okeechobee, FL 34974
863-824-OLAW
General Practice
Real Estate Probate
Family Wills
37 Years Experience
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COME AS YOU ARE!
First United
Metliodist Ch1iurci
200 NW Second Street
(863) 763-4021
www.fumcokee.com
Bruce Simpson, Senior Pastor
fumco@earthlink.net
James R. Dawson, Youth/Assistant Pastor
fumco2@earthlink.net



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Okeechobee's
#1 Homebuilder
(863) 357-2700
State Licensed & Insured
Lic. # CRC057387


PARADISE MOBILE
PRESSURE CLEANING & DETAILING
We are a fully self
contained mobile company.
Commercial Residential
RV's Buses Autos
Heavy Equip. Tractor Trailers
Call for a FREE ESTIMATE
Keith Lewis
863-357-1599 or 561-718-9585

DIAMOND FENCE, INC.
& "Quality is Priceless"
Preston Bass
Owner
Specializing in
Agricultural Fencing
Barbed Wire, Vinyl, Board, Field
Fence, Barns, Horse Stalls & More
863-467-1180 (Office)
863-697-8336 (Cell)


MIKE EDWARDS
GARAGE DOORS
Sales
Service
Installation
(863) 763-5582
OR
(863) 634-6115



Art
Beatty
Handyman Service
SLicensed and Insured
SLic. #MSRL2202-01


Odd jobs you can't seem to find
time to do: painting, yard clean up,
deck repair, Realtor check list...
Give me a call for a FREE Estimatel
863-610-0988


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2800 SW 3rd Terr.
(863)
467-1545
,-- ".- -. st.ui.
CAC029420


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OPEN SUNDAYS
10AM 3PM

CHUCK S
BARBER SHOP

467-6592
3651 S.E. 441 # 6
Treasure Island Plaza



Oakview,
TBaptist

Church
677 SW 32n" St.
Okeechaboee
763-1699



LA E VIEW
BUI ERSINC.
4 !_J CBC 008329
Certified Building Contractors
200 N.W. 5th St.
863-763-3100


www.okeechobeeairboaLcom
Airfloaft ides
Pontoon Sightseeing
Tours
Crappie Fishing

863-634-2109
captdonmd@vahoo.com


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215 SW Park Street
863-357-2368
Gifts
Bath & Body Products
Candles & Accessories
\, Gift Baskets for All Occasions /
Exclusively Offering Village Candles
Custom Gourmet Baskets
FREE Delivery on all baskets.


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Don's
Appliance, inc.
"Showroom Full
Of Major Brands"
REPAIR ALL BRANDS
763-2220
317 WS Park Street
Don & Linda Weir


Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
"Dirt & Stains Disappear".
Edward R. Jones, Owner Est. 1991
467-1809
Cell: 610-0756
Lic. #2178


Living Word
of Faith
1902 S. Parrott Ave.
863-763-6869
Phone & Fax
A First Century Full
Gospel Church
www.livingwordoffaith-okeechobee.com


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I AGRI-CIVIC CENTER I
HIRING EVENT
STAFF
Applications Available at
County Courthouse, Room 109
Call 863-763-9312
for information.



FLIGHT
--SCHOOL

Private Career
Introductory Flight $50
Training at Okeechobee
772-460-7766
www.tradewinds-flight.com


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Maguire's Hauling,
INC.
Demolition
Trash Hauling -
Land Clearing
Site Work rh
Grading
Sand Fill Shell Rock
LICENSED & INSURED
Darrell Maguire
863-634-2944 (cell)
or 863-763-3891






The Okeechobee News, Wednesday, May 18, 2005


Quality of


is topic of
The Big Lake Hospice Adviso-
ry Council held its first meeting
recently to discuss quality of care
and the expansion of services in
Okeechobee.
According to Linda Creech,
RN, clinical director for Big Lake
Hospice, the council will review
issues relevant to hospice care
and advise ways to improve
patient and family services for
Okeechobee.
As part of the meeting, council
members heard about plans for
office expansion and the opening
of a Hope Chest Thrift Shop in the
Northlake Village Shopping Cen-
ter. They also discussed long-
range plans for establishing hos-
pice beds in Okeechobee.


care

meeting
"We are extremely fortunate
to have individuals who are very
familiar with the hospice concept
and philosophy serving on the
council. I look forward to their
ideas and recommendations
because I know these individuals
will do an outstanding job on
behalf of Okeechobee patients
and their families," said Ms.
Creech.
The advisory council mem-
bers are: Reverend John Keith,
Oakview Baptist Church; Marvin
Baker, Professional Respiratory;
Tom Conway, Bass Funeral
Home; Wendy Padgett, Okee-
chobee schools; and Dr. Saeed
Khan, medical director, Big Lake
Hospice.


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Main Street beautifies downtown
Okeechobee Main Street, in "
cooperation with the Okeechobee
Sheriff's Office and the Okee-
chobee City Fire Department,
replanted the stone pots on S.W.
Park Street between S. Parrott Ave.
and S.W Third Street.
The overgrown and hurricane-
damaged plants were replaced
with palm trees and flowers.
This is the pilot project for
Okeechobee Main Street's match-
ing fund program for facades and
beautification. The matching fund
program allows Okeechobee. :
Main Street to match funds donat-
ed by the business/property
owner up to a pre-determined
amount.
Frank Altobello agreed to par-
ticipate in this project. Co sy. p ..
Okeechobee Main Street Courtesy photo
matched Mr. Altobello's donation An unidentified firefighter from the Okeechobee City Fire
and the project was completed on Department waters a plant that was put in place by Okee-
Satturdaymorning. chobee Main Street to help beautify downtown Okeechobee.


Okeechobee Abstract
& Title Insurance Inc.
Family Owned & Operated Since 1943
Real Estate Closings
Title Insurance
Title Search
REPRESENTING
STEWART TITLE INSURANCE CO.
www.okeechobeeabstract.com
863-763-3710
207 N.W. 2nd Street


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100 NW PARK ST
OKEECHOBEE
(863) 357-2707
Pharmacy Phone:
(863) 357-1754
Drive Thru Pharmacy,
Open 24 Hours


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Brahman

Theatres III

For Info
Call

763-7202


CRYSTAL
$,, CLEAR
Water Conditioning
467-4955
1104 NW Park St Okeechobee
24 Hour Service
Tanks, Pumps Aerators, Carbon Filters
Green Sand Filter, Sulfur Guard, Pool
Treatment & Pool Supplies, Service Pools
Licensed & Insured


L ISURANCE |
Like a good neighbor,
State Farm is there.
204 N.E. 3rd Avenue
OKEECHOBEE
(863) 763-5561
statefarm.com







204 S.E.10th Ave.
Okeechobee
763-3417



Y Dee's
Garden Shop
At The Junction
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2768 Hwy. 710
863-467-7347
-w Citrus Shrubs Trees
AL. Palms Annuals


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Absolute Lawn Care
* Tractor Service Lawn Maintenance
* Land Clearing Landscaping
Bat Wing & Bush Hog Mowing
Rodney Stratton, Owner
863-634-5063
1295 NE 42nd Terrace Okeechobee
Licensed & Insured
Lic. #236



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TREE SPADE & LANDSCAPE SVC, INC

Fill Boulders Shell
Driveways Culverts
Tree Relocating Tree Nursery
Midigation Installations
Dump Truck Bobcat Work
863-357-3330
Nextel 162*18*228

GALLEY MAID MARINE PRODUCTS, INC.


Complete Machine Shop
SComplete Sheet Metal Shop
All Computerized
You Design or We Design
One Piece or Hundreds of'Pieces
60110th St. NE Okeechobee
(863) 467-6070
Ron Tumoszwicz P.E.
Vice President Engineering

PRINTING RUBBER STAMPS MACHINES
FURNITURE COMPUTER SUPPLIES
LEGAL FORMS LAMINATING
OKEECHOBEE
OFFICE SUPPLY &
FURNITURE, INC.

114 S.W. 5TH Avenue
(863) 763-0297
800-741-3360
SHIPPING FREE FAX SERVICE
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CHAMPION
Plastering & Stucco, Inc.
Since 1993
Residential New Construction
Commercial Additions
Interior, Exterior, Soffits,
Ceilings, TRAILER SKIRTS!
Licensed Gary Champion
& Insured 863-763-2992




10oolel's Sheds
FULL INSULATED SHEDS
"We Custom Build To Meet Your Needs"
We Sell Doors & Windows
2570 NW 16th Blvd.
(863) 763-7008
Email: wooleyssheds@earthlink.net


Karns Tractor
" Service
Bushog Style Mowing
Overgrown Lots Mowed
Fields & Subdivision Lots
Fill Dirt & Shell Grading
S Tree Trimming & Removal
Absentee Owner Mowing
152 SE 60th Ave. Okeechobee
(863) 763-8306
Jerry Karns (cell: 634-1223)




K'wholesale
Delivery Available
Public Welcome
1650 Hwy. 70 E.
357-0303
OPEN ON SAT. 8:30A.M.' 1200M
WALK-INS ONLY


GREEN
LEAF 7
Irrigation & Landscaping
Tombo Riley
Irrigation & Landscape Specialist
Sprinkler Systems Landscape Sod
Grade Work All Pump and Well Work
Cell: 863-697-2729
Office & Fax: 863-763-3237


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BUSINESS HERE

ONLY $10.00 PER WEEK

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or email
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100 SE 8th Avenue
OKEECHOBEE
357-4140


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We Buy LIVE Blue
Crabs, Tilapia and
Soft Shell Turtle
GREATPRICEH
Call:
954-868-8901
or 561-718-5900


By the Sleeve or By
the Case
Supplies:
Industrial & Agricultural
Janitorial Cleaning Shop
Hardware Paper Products
TRI-CO SUPPLY, INC.
(863) 467-0333
2900 S.W. 3rd Terrace


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AI | Only $10.00 per week, per block.
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Volunteers
are honored
Big Lake Hospice hon-
ored its dedicated volunteers
at a recent Volunteer Appre-
ciation Luncheon held at the
Clock Restaurant.
Staff members saluted the
volunteers who share their
time, energy and expertise to
help hospice patients and
their families in Okeechobee
communities.
Linda Creech, RN, Hos-
pice clinical director,
thanked the volunteers who
serve hospice in various
capacities.
Eve Olson and Elma
Hampton received special
recognition for their volun-
teer efforts, and were praised
them for their outstanding
service.


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Juan Rodriguez
Owner
(863) 824-0678


Okeechobee's Only Full Service
Custom Motorcycle Shop...
STYLE STUDIO0,nc.
IUlaaiaB
Custom Painting from "MILD to WILD"
1600 Hwy. 70 East
863-357-5944
Toll Free: 877-226-1197


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BUSINESS HERE

ONLY $10.00 PER WEEK

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or email
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LAS MARANITAS
Mexican Food

Big
Screen TV'

467-6655
151 N.W.36" St.

South Florida
Tattoo Company
Open EVERYDAY
10 a.m. 10 p.m.
www.floridatattoo.com
l welcome To Your
New Addictionl!
3077 Hwy. 70 E.
6, 853-824-0828
l^ ~(Bill's Mini Mart)


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BUSINESS HERE

ONLY $10.00 PER WEEK

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or email
okecompo@strato.net


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Phone
863-357-1990
Stacy Scruggs, Owner






12 The Okeechobee News, Wednesday, May 18,2005


At the Movies

The following movies are now
showing at the Brahman Theatres
II.
Movie times for Friday, May 13,
through Thursday, May 19, are as
follows:
Theatre I "Kingdom of Heav-
en" (R) Showtimes: Friday at 7 p.m.
only. Saturday and Sunday at 2 and
7 p.m. only. Monday at 3 and 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
at 2 and 7 p.m. only.
Theatre II "Kicking and
Screaming" (PG) Showtimes. Fri-
day at 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday and
Sunday at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9 p.m.
Monday at 3 and 7 p.m. Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday at 2,
4:15,7 and 9 p.m.
Theatre III "Monster-In-Law"
(PG-13) Showtimes: Friday at 7 and
9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 2,
4:15, 7 and 9 p.m. Monday at 3 and
7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday at 2,4:15, 7 and 9 p.m.
Special: Wednesday, May 18,
there will be a midnight showing of
"Star Wars Episode III". Admission
is $8, and door prizes will be given
away.
Tickets are $5 for adults; chil-
dren 12 and under are $4; senior
citizens are $4 for all movies; and,
matinees are $3.50.
For information, call (863) 763-
7202.

Briefs


Foster parents
desperately needed
Okeechobee is in desperate
need of people willing to provide,
foster children a normal family life
with nutritious meals, good daily
care and a stimulating environ-
ment. Foster parents may be mar-
ried, divorced or single. Their most
important characteristic is that they
are caring individuals who under-
stand the problems and needs of
foster children. Please contact
Karissa Richards at 1- (800) 403-
9311.

Coast Guard Auxiliary
is active in community
Since its creation by Congress in
1939, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxil-
iary has served as the civilian, non-
military component of the Coast
Guard. Today, the 33,000 volunteer
men and women of the U.S. Coast
Guard Auxiliary are active on the
waterways and classrooms in over
2,000 cities and towns across the
nation. Each year, Auxiliarists (folks
just like you) save almost 500 lives,
assist some 15,000 boaters in dis-
tress, conduct more the 150,000
courtesy safety examinations of
recreation vessels and teach over
500,000 students in boating and
water safety courses. The results of
these efforts save taxpayers hun-
dreds of millions of dollars every
year. For information, call (863)
467-3085.

EYDC is in
need of volunteers
Volunteers do make a differ-
ence. This statement is proven daily
by hundreds of private citizens
vho, as volunteers, enter juvenile
justice programs throughout the
state. The Eckerd Youth Develop-
ment Center (EYDC) needs you to
share your skills or special talents in
making a difference in the lives of
troubled youth. Volunteers are
needed as tutors, translators, arts
and crafts instructors, mentors, job
preparation and search instructors,
recreation aides and assistance in
developing a youth choir. Wouldn't
you like to make a difference? If so,
please contact Rick Hargraves at
EYDC, 7200 U.S. Hwy. 441 N.,
Okeechobee, FI 34972. (863) 763-
2174, ext. 234.

Readlibrary
books online
The Okeechobee County Public
Library has announced a new serv-
ice for those patrons with e-mail
accounts. You can join the Chapter-
A-Day Online Book Club sponsored
by the Friends of the Okeechobee
County Library. All you need to do is
visit the library's web page at
www.heartlineweb.org.oke and
choose the link to the Online Book
Club. Simply follow the directions
on the page. You will start receiving
chapters from popular books in
your daily e-mail. After you have
read two or three chapters from a
book, you will begin receiving
chapters from a new one. Each
Monday you will start a new book.
There is no charge for this service.
You don't even need a library card.
All you need is an e-mail address
and five minutes a day to sample
the wonderful world of reading

Subsidized childcare
enrollment under way
The Okeechobee County
School Readiness Coalition is cur-
rently enrolling eligible children
into subsidized childcare. The pro-
gram .s currently serving children
age birth to kindergarten age. Both
parents must be working or attend-
ing some type of school or training.
There is an income limit based on
family size. Call 1-(866) 273-6340 to
be placed on the waiting list.


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SMOKY MOUNTAINS/GAT-
LINBURG. Foreclosure Auc-
tion. 4 chalets, 2 mountain
lots, 1 office building. June
3, 12:00 noon. Furrow Auc-
tion Company (800)4FUR-
ROW; www.furrow.com. TN
Lic #62.


COUNTY CEMETERY- 2 lots,
Nice area. $1250. Will sep-
-a r a t e
(863)382-8097/381-9677.


BASSET HOUND- Frostproof
area on 05/13/05. Call to
identity. (863)635-5833.
BED IN A BAG- brand new,
found 5/7, near Lakeport on
Hwy 78. Call to identify.
(803)983-9898.
DACHSHUND MIX- Brown
spotted, Found in the Vic. of
R-Bar Estates, May 8th. Call
Cell# (561)252-1371.


COCKATIEL- Sun, May 1st, in
Treasure Island near 27th St.
Grey w/orange cheeks/yel-
low head (863)697-1083.
GERM SHEPHERD & YORKIE
TERRIER- both wearing col-
lars, probably together, vic
of Commerce Dr, LaBelle,
owners miss, possible RE-
WARD. (863)673-2854.
GERMAN SHEPHERD,
Black & Brown, Lost Fri. 5/13
in vicinity of Whispering Pines.
(863)357-7298
Llewellin Setter, white w/blk
spots, vic. of Civic Ctr/Air-
port. REWARD! Call David
863-634-0751 or Kay
863-634-8822


ADULT HOUSE CAT 11yr old
Spayed and housebroken
Free to good home
(863)357-1023
BASSETT HOUND- (M),
housebroke, loves kids &
other animals, to good lov-
ing home only.
(863)612-0186.
FILING CABINET- metal, 2
drawer, good condition
(863)763-4827.


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FREE KITTENS (4)
All black & white, very good
temperament. To good
homes (863)674-0780

FREE, male chihuahua, 6.1/2
lbs., adults only, owner hos-
pitalized, badly in need of at-
tention. 863-357-1166

KITTENS- 3, approx 8wk,
Black & white
(863)763-3631.


MOBILE HOME- must move,
needs very little TLC,
(863)946-0670 or
954)410-5850.
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in the classifieds
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Employment -
Ful.l-Time 205
Employment -
Medical 210
Employment -
Part-Time 215
Employment
Wanted 220
Job Information 225
Job Training 227
Sales 230



A/C SERV. TECH/INSTALLER
w/min. 3 yrsexp. De-
pendable, clean DL, Good
Pay, Comp. Truck, Bene-
fits, 401K, DFW
Okeechobee A/C 763-8391

Advanced Water Technolo-
gies now hiring FT service
technician, must have mini-
mal exp. Apply at 80 SE 31st
Lane (old skating rink) or fax
resume to 863-357-0531


!! ALL TRADES NEEDED !!
Daily work Daily pay
Report to Labor Finders 6am
105 SW 3rd Ave.
ASPHALT FOREMAN & CREW
must be experienced. Apply in
person: 503 NW 9th St.
DFWP
CAREGIVER, LIVE-IN
Earn Salary + Room & Board.
Sunday-Saturday. Call for in-
formation. 863-697-6047
CDL Dump Truck Driver's
needed for local dirt hauling
& Ag. harvesting. Wage de-
pends upon exp./ref's/MVR.
Phone 863-467-9929.
COSMETOLOGIST/
MANAGER
Call todaywork
tomorrow, Lori:
800-736-1379
GET CASH
THIS WEEK!
Email:
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adelphia. net
www.champs
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..-'*:' ELEMENTARY AGE CHILDREN
MUST ENJOY CHILDREN & ADVENTURES
IN THE OUTDOORS
CLEAN DRIVING RECORD
CDL A PLUS
-,, FOOD SERVICE
: PREPARE USDA FOOD PROGRAM MEALS
SSUPERVISE SERVING STAFF
OPENING & CLOSING STAFF
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
MINIMUM 18 YEARS OF AGE
GOOD WORK ETHICS'
*J INTEREST IN CHILD CARE CAREER
PRESCHOOL TEACHERS
MUST HAVE CDA (OR BE IN PROCESS)
-CAll: SHARON/ANGIE @ 467-0908
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S MANAGEMENT

Immediate restaurant management
openings in Lake Placid, Moore
Haven, LaBelle, Clewiston and
Okeechobee. We are a franchise with
27 restaurants throughout South
Florida and are hiring energetic,
honest, and responsible individuals.
We offer:
-Excellent Salaries
-Medical and Life Insurance
-Dental Insurance
-401K Savings Plan
-Paid Vacations
-Advancement Opportunities
-Training Program

For an interview please call:
863-983-4224
or mail your resume in confidence to:
Pauline Alvarez
Southern Management Corporation
1014 W. Sugarland Hwy.
Clewiston, FL 33440

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Pharmacy Consultant
Pharmaceutical Services
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Call (863) 357-2442 for more information


Professional Cook
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Full Time. (Fri., Sat., Mon., Tues., Wed.)
Good Benefits
Apply At: 406 N.W. 4th Street
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Immediate Openings CNAs
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
All shifts: Full/Part Time. Good Benefits.
Apply In Person To:
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say, "I sold it in the in today's paper. Have
classifieds" you looked for it?


CUSTOMER SERVICE
Auto Salvage Yard.
Computer skills req. Salary
dependent on experience.
Benefits available.
(863)763-2161/697-6077
DATA ENTRY Work ON YOUR
OWN. Flexible Hours!
$$$Great Pay!$$$ Personal
Computer required.
(800)873-0345 ext #300.
Driver- COVENANT TRANS-
PORT. Excellent Pay &
Benefits for Experienced
Drivers, 0/0, Solos, Teams
& Graduate Students. Bo-
nuses Paid Weekly. Equal
Opportunity Employer.
S 888)MORE PAY
888-667-3729).
Driver-GREAT & PLENTY!
Teams Start up to .47c.
Company Singles- .39c
Students .31c. Owner Opera-
tors $1.05 loaded mile.
KLLM- CDL-A.
(866)323-2181. EOE.
DRIVERS & HELPERS
(Must be 21)
Must have CDL.Exc.
Benefits! Apply at:
Wastes Management,
Inc. 10800 NE 128
Ave. Okeechobee, FL
34972. No phone
calls please!!
EOE, DFWP



DRIVERS
Dickerson needs Dump Truck
& Service Truck Drivers.
Must have clean driving record
& CDL A/B. EOE, M/F/V/D.
Drug Test Required.
Call 772-429-4440

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Needed for Ag. Harvesting.
Pay dependent on exp.
(863)467-99:29
Experienced Painters
Helper for body shop
Call 772-260-6577
HHA'S & CNA'S
Wanted, good pay.
Shirley's Personal Care
Services (863)467-6399.
IMMEDIATE OPENING
For experienced Waitress.
Ranchers Restaurant.
(863)763-8115
IMMEDIATE OPENINGS
Cook Full Time
Dishwasher- Part time
Apply in pern after 11:00am
Brahma Bull Restaurant
2405 Hwy 441 SE
Okeechobee, FL

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS
Stucco Applicators
Plasterers
Apply in person
1622 NW 8th St
occall
863-467-0541


LABORERS NEEDED
.To help on small ranch
in Ft. Drum. Call John
863-467-5377
863-447-0752
LIVE IN HOUSEKEEPER
BABY SITTER
Must be able to pass back-
ground check, references
required. (863)634-1421.
Local
Construction Company
Looking for person
EXPERIENCED
in framing, roofing,
carpentry, drywall,
painting & trim work.
Class D license required.
863-357-1804
Looking for Someone
Exp'd For Concrete
Block & Flatwork.
Must have driver's license.
Annual starting salary: $30K
for qualified applicants.
863-357-0852

MECHANIC
Exp. Heavy Diesel Mechanic
for asphalt equipment.
M/F/V/D, EOE
Drug Test Required.
Call Dickerson
772-429-4440

Now hiring qualified drivers
for OTR positions. Food
grade tanker, No hazmat. No
pumps. Great Benefits,
Competitive Pay and new
equipment. Need 2 years
OTR experience. Call Bynum
Transport for your opportu-
nity today; (800)741-7950.

OKEECHOBEE REDIRECTION
CENTER
1117 NE 39th Blvd.
(863)357-5905
RESIDENCE ADVISORS
NEEDED
Direct care staff to supervise
court committed youth.
Must clear background
screenings, have GEO or
high school diploma, and
have a valid Florida Drivers
License.
OPERATOR NEEDED: For
Okeechobee Answering Ser-
vice. 863-357-4423
PODIATRY OFFICE
Full time receptionist position,
Willtrain. (863)467-6577
S/E & 3-State Run: T/T Driv-
ers. HOME WEEKENDS.
Mileage Pay, Benefits, 401K.
Trainees Welcome/ Miami
area- exp. req. 21 min
age/Class-A CDL Cypress
Truck Lines (800)545-1351.
SUNCO CARRIERS- $1000
SIGN-ON BONUS! *Owner
Operator* Run Instate Flori-
da* SE Regional* Home
Weekly* High Percentage
Pay* Refrigerated Runs* No
HazMat* Dedicated Dis-
patcher* Own lightweight
late-model tractor. Call Cam-
my @ (800)237-8288
Survey Field Positions, in-
strument and rodman in
Okee area. Top pay, signing
bonus, benefits, advance-
ment. Northstar Geomatics.
772-781-6400.
TAMPA FARMS
Now hiring

Night Watchman & Exp. Class
A CDL Drivers Apply:
19200 SW Warfield Blvd.
Indiantown, FL 34956
772-597-2000
ext. 19
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BABYSITTER NEEDED
For evening and weekend
care, three children, must
have a valid Drivers License.
Call (863)357-3535


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GROVE IRRIGATION/
DRAINAGE OPERATOR
Lykes Citrus Management has an opening for a full time Grove
Irrigation/Drainage Operator at its Brighton Grove. Duties in-
clude operating and maintaining irrigation and drainage sys-
tems. Conduct fertigation and chemigation applications in
addition to other tasks.
Lykes offers competitive wages, benefit package and paid
holidays. Interested applicants should come to he office list-
ed below between the hours of 7:30am-4:00pm to complete
an application:
LYKES RANCH
106 S.W.C.R. 721
Okeechobee, FL
(863)763-3041
Affirmative Action Employer
Equal Employment
Opportunity Employer
Drug Free Workplace
M/F/D/V

ATTENTION PLUMBERS
Local corripany with more than 20 years
track record in Okeechobee wants


Journeyman's License (minimum)
Top pay, salary commensurate with experience.
Complete benefits package.

Send resume to #6689
P.O. Box 639, Okeechobee, FL 34973


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


Housekeeping Full Time
Dietary (Kitchen Help)
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Apply In Person Only At
Business Office, 406 N.W. 4th Street

IMMEDIATE OPENING
Part-Time Pharmacist
Pharmaceutical Services
Located at -
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Call:
(863) 357-2442
for more information
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PROJECT/TREATMENT DIRECTOR
Private contractor in juvenile corrections operating a program for
at-risk youth seeks an ambitious, dynamic individual to plan,
organize, and control programs and activities necessary to
effectively operate a 50 bed residential treatment facility. Bachelor
degree with major in social work, criminal science, juvenile
delinquency, or psychology with three years experience preferred.
Fax resumes to (863)357-5907 ATTN: Tom Jones

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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9:30-12:30 Sundays
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SERVICES, Inc.
(863)467-5335
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Business
Opportunities 305
Money Lenders 310
Tax Preparation 315




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Call Janet Madray at 863-763-3134 Ext. 233


MAURO HORSE SHOEING
(954)540-9659
Oklahoma
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Shoes = $70
Trim = $25

Your next job could be in
today's classified. Did
you look for it?



JESUS'S LAWN CARE
Reasonable Rates
FREE ESTIMATES
863-634-0060
Licensed & Insured.



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888)Speed-44 or
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Repairs, & Carports
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Licensed, Insured, Bonded
Lic#1H0000785
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to purchase something
deer? Pick up some
extra bucks when you
sell your used items In
the classifeids.


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true, chances are that it is.
If you have questions or
doubts about any ad on
these pages, we advise that
before responding or send-
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you check with the Better
Business Bureau at
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complaints.
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numbers may require an
extra charge, as 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
area, use caution.,




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Services



Babysitting 405
Child Care Needed 410
Child Care Offered41 5
Instruction 420
Services Offered 425
Insurance 430
Medical Services435



DONATE YOUR CAR, FURNI-
TURE, REAL ESTATE TO-
DAY- Help eliminate poverty
housing and homelessness.
FREE Towing, Tax De-
ductible, Life Council Inc.
www.lifecouncil.org
877)734-LIFE or
877)734-5433.
Time to clean out the
attic, basement and/or
garage? Advertise
your yard sale in the
classified and make
your clean up a breeze!


COASTAL CLEANING
We Clean
Homes, Offices,
Carpets, Windows.
Call (863)357-6005
Licensed & Bonded


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CASH? You're APPROVED -
Guaranteed!* NO CREDIT
CHECK Bad Credit Bank-
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10 OA-9P EST Mon-Fri
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O'CONNELL CONSTRUCTION
SERVICES, INC.
License # CBC055264
ERNEST LANCASTER
Screen Rooms, Carports
Room Additions
Aluminum Roof Over
(863)634-2044


Merchandise



Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Bicycles 530
Books & Magazines 535
Building Materials540
Business Equipment 5-5
Carpets.'Rugs 550
Children's Items 55c
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Clothing 565
Coins.Stamps 570
Collectibles 575
Computer Video 580
Crafts'Supplies 585
Cruises 590
Drapes, Linens S Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
Furs 615
Health & Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating Equipment'
Supplies 625
Household Items 630
Jewelry 635
LampsLights 640
Luggage 645
Medical Items 650
Miscellaneous 655
Musical Instruments 660
Office Supplies,
Equipment 6655
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
Toys & Games 730
VCRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740




AIR CONDITIONER
20K BTU Reverse Cycle,
window unit, $300 or best
offer (863)674-0467.
AIR HANDLER, Trane, 2.5 ton,
220 volt, with heat, $150-.
(863)675-5929
CENTRAL AIR & HEAT UNIT-
For a mobile home, $400 or
best offer. (863)467-2675.


SECRETARY DESK- Early 18th
Century, mint condition,
$700 neg. (863)357-2233.
Victorian Games Compendi-
um: Cards, Chess, Backgam-
mon, Horse Racing, etc. Rules
book. $1500 (863)532-9013


23 CU FT DEEP FREEZER
$50 or best offer
(863)763-3679 after 6pm
AMANA GAS STOVE
Like new, in excellent
condition $150 Call
(863)697-6109
DRYER, Kenmore, $80.
(863)467-6145-
GAS & ELECTRIC STOVES
Elec. stove w/ glass top.
$450 for both, will sep.
(863)675-0948
REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER
2 door, white, runs great $75
(863)763-6342
REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER-
GE, white, 18.2 cu. ft. Frost
free with ice maker. Like
new. $175. (863)357-8788.
REFRIGERATORS, GE, with
icemaker, up to $100. Call
(863)357-3535
WASHER/DRYER, Kenmore,
heavy duty, super capacity,
2 yrs. old, work great, $425.
(863)763-9660


BIKE CARRIER- Yakima,
Holds up to 3 bikes. $150.
(863)467-0031.


LADIES BIKE, good condition,
$20. (863)763-6936



BUILDING SALE! "Rock Bot-
tom Prices!" 20x30 Now
$2900. 30x40 $5170.
40x50 $8380. 40x60
. $10,700. 50x100 $15,244.
Others. Ends/accessories
optional. "Priced to Sell!"
Pioneer (800)668-5422.
STEEL BUILDINGS. Factory
Deals Save $$$. 40 x 60'
to 100 x 200'. Example: 50 x
100 x 12' = $3.60/sq ft.
(800)658-2885 www.rigid-
building.com.



HOUSE WINDOWS (8)
Nice. $250 or best offer
(863) 634-'715
METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$
Buy Direct From 11 riu :.J iur.
er. 20 colors in -i:,, ,rt r, ill
Accessories. Quick turn
around! Delivery Available
Toll Free (888)393-0335.
PEG BOARD
10 Sheets 46"x46"
$50 for all or will separate
(863)763-6342



LITTLE TYKES DESK CHAIR
Sandbox, pic. table, & house.
Bounce walker, carseat, etc.
$200 will sep (863)801-6031


BOOTS, TIMBERLAND, Black,
Ladies, Sz. 5. Low cut. New,
Never worn. Pd. $75, will
take $50. (863)357-1517



CERAMIC KILN Model P
Econo Kiln 22"x25", Double
layer, runs great, easy to
move $450 (561)662-3335
LEATHER CRAFT EQUIP-
MENT, cutting tools, sten-
cils, how to books, patterns,
etc., $800. (863)467-8580


BAHAMA BED w/ corner table
sheets/spreads. $150 or
best offer (863)357-1577
BEDROOM SET
8pc all wood, king size
Good condition $600
.(863)675-3699
BEDROOM SUIT- Oak, Chest
Dresser, Mirror, Hd/bd new
mattress Moving must sell
$130. 863-517-1316
COFFEE TABLE, 2-End tables
& Sofa table, chrome &
brass w/glass tops.
$300./all. (863)674-0467.
CRAFTMATIC BED
Single w/ vibration mode
$100 (863)467-6512
DESK, Roll Top. Fair condi-
tion. $50 (863)467-4192
DINING RM SET, seats 10. w/
6 ch's., lighted hutch. Sacri-
fice for $850. in Okee.
(863)467-2132
DINING ROOM SET- Formal,
Seating for 6, Full sz. lighted
china cabinet. $2000. or
best offer. (863)674-0377
DR Table- w/leaf and 4 chairs
$100 or will trade for 2 cap-
tains chairs & 2 side chair.
(863)357-2588
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER-
contemporary, light wood,
lighted, $200
(863)675-1634 evenings
LEATHER CHAIR- reclining,
swivel, w/ottoman, Ivory
color, exc cond, $120.
(863)357-6660 Ive msg.
LIVING ROOM SET- 2 pcs
w/sofa bed, white $500. or
best offer. (863)674-0377
LOFT STYLE BUNKBED- with
desk and bookshelf, $450.
(863)357-7075 AFTER 6PM
SOFA, Sectional. New. Very
clean. $700. (863)634-7359


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BLUE PITT BULL PUP- male,
5 mos old., $150
(863)675-1865.
BOXER PUPPY- 13 wks,
Cropped & docked. $350.
(863)634-1157.
CHIHUAHUA MIX 3 mo old
Very Friendly, good w/kids
Brindle colored. Up to date on
shots. $150 (863)824-8749
FERRET, albino, spayed, neu-
tered, descented, with cage,
$50. (863)467-2702
FERRET- comes with cage
and food, 15 wks, female,
descented and spayed, $150
neg. (863)261-3108.
LARGE BLUE FEMALE RAB-
BIT- asking $6.
(863)675-4981.
PARROT CAGE- iron, round, 2'
diameter, 5 1/2 'tall on roll-
ers, $80. (863)357-1741.


The most important
20 minutes of your day
is theme spent reading
with your child from
birth to age nine.


LYKES BROS., INC.
RANCH DIVISION

Has an opening for a
Courier/Delivery Person.
Applicant must have Florida drivers license &
& be able to lift up to 50 lbs. ME
This is a parttime position.
Applications accepted Mon-Fri., 8am to 3pm
at 106 SW County Road 721 Okeechobee, FL.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Drug Free Workplace. M/F/D/V.


MATTRESS AND BOX-
SPRING- King size, $275.
(863)227-6210.
RECLINER- with massage,
leather, wall saver, $30.
(863)946-1481.
SOFA BED & matching chair,
w/cushions, blonde rattan,
very pretty, great cond.,
$125. (863)763-9410
SOFA BED- light sea foam
green, w/full size mattress
(Flexsteel) exc cond. $70.
(863)763-8382.
SOFA, Sectional. New. Very
clean. $700. (863)634-7359
SOFA, Sleeper, Leather, 8 Ft.
Long. $350. (863)467-2930
SOFA'S (2)- 6' off white, leath-
er, and a 6' off white fabric.
$400 will sell separate.
(863)675-0654
TABLE & CHAIRS
Early American, over 40 yrs
old, $100 or best offer
(863)357-1577
VANITY/DESK- brand new,
$100 neg. (863)357-2233.



CLUB CAR, '97- Exc. cond.,
good batt/charger, $1599.
(863)697-1350/763-2063.
EASY GO Good cond. good
battery & charger. $799.
Neg. (863)697-1350 or
(863)763-2063.
GOLF CART, Electric, 4 Seater
w/box bed. Work or Pleas-
ure. 36 V charger. $1000.
(863)697-2033



WATER HEATER Used, Runs
Great. $25.
(863)467-2132/397-8308.

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DIRT DEVIL MOP-VAC
New in box, will sacrifice
for only $40-firm. Cleaning
made easy! (863)763-8149,
ELEGANT KING COME
Beige-taupe beaded 2 king
shams, 2 throw pil. like new'
$50 (863)634-1893
FLORAL peach/rose/sage
comforter, full sz., complete
set w/matching trash can
$75 (863)634-1893
FOOD PROCESSOR
Pro. Strength w/ ex. blades &
access. blend, gdnd & juice
$50 firm (863)763-8149


POWER CHAIR CARRIER- for
vehicle, FREE to person with
need. (863)675-4990.


DRAFTING TABLE, great con-
dition, $25. (863)763-6936
EARN DEGREE online from
home. *Business, *Parale-
ga," *Computers: Job PlaceT
ment Assistance..Computer
& Financial aid if qualify.
(866)858-2121 www.tide-
watertechonline.com.
FREE 4-ROOM DIRECT SYS-
TEM including standard in-
stallation. 140+ Channels -
$29.99/mo. for 3 months.
Access to over 225 chan-
nels! Limited time. S&H. Re-
strictions Apply.
(866)500-4056.
HUMIDIFIER, DpVil-
biss/Hankscraft, works
great, $10. (863)763-9410
MASSAGE TABLE
Top of the line.
Paid $560, will sell for $360
(863)763-6475
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For only $450 you can place
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Call this newspaper or Ad-
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TOWBAR, Reese 6000 lb.,
with 2 inch ball, $45.
(863)357-6660



BASS GUITAR, chord, stand,
case, amp & tuner, mike &
amp, all new, $900.
(863)675-3881
Drum Set, 5 pc., 4 mos. old,
all hardware goes, $700.
(863)634-9771


AMERICAN BULL DOG- Ap-
prox 2 yr, Spayed, Good
with children. House broke.
$250. (863)801-1724
AQUARIUMS, 1) 65 Gallon &
1) 10 Gallon. $65 for both,
will sep. (863)801-4949
ARACANA CHICKS- (5) all for
$10. (863)675-4981.
BASSET HOUND w/papers. 9
mo. old., Female. House-
broken. All shots. Tracking
Chip. $650 (863)634-3841
BELGIAN DOG
5 mo old, shots to date. $300
(863) 467-7825







The Okeechobee News, Wednesday, May 18, 2005


WOLF & ROTTWEILER MIX-
Male approx 6 wks $75. or
bestoffer.(863)763-2749


NIKON N70 w/Nikkor 20mm
3.5 lens + 5 lenses. Nikon
flash kit/ext. 2 mono pod. Kiwi
case. $500 863-532-9013
P umi

TOILETS (2), New, never
used, $100 will sell separ-
. ate. (863)227-6210.



6 PERSON HOT TUB
W/two filters. In good condi-
tion. Must sell. $750 or best
offer. (863)946-3888
SPA. Must Sell. 7 Person De-
luxe. Never Used. Includes
Cover. Will Deliver. Full War-
ranty. Can Finance W.A.C.
Payments Under $100 per
Month. In a Hurry. Call
(800)980-7727.



CLUB .CAR GOLF CART
Electric w/ canopy and charg-
er, excellent condition.
$1600 (863)635-4268



RADIO, Old Fashioned Look
Thomas Collectors Edition,
w/cassette. (863)467-4192


'04 MILLER BOBCAT 225,
Welder generator, used only
60hrs, kept out of weather.
$3000 (863)634-3787
TOOL BOX, Metal, On Wheels.
- $50. (863)801-4949


WANTED: FL ART
A.E. Backus, H. Newton,
Highwaymen Art.
(772)562-5567

Agriculture



Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed/Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Farm Services
Offered 825
Farm Supplies,
Services Wanted 830
Fertilizer B35
Horses 840
Landscaping
Supplies 845
Lawn & Garden 850
Livestock 855
Poultry/Supplies B60
Seeds/Plants/
Flowers 865




MICHIGAN HAY- Timothy Al-
falfa, 70-80 Ib square bales.
(863)467-1383 or
734)637-9713 Ralph
It's never too late to find
the perfect gift. Look
for it in the classified.


HORSE Pasafina Gelding,
lousc attention, does not
;sp.ook. $2500.
(863)843-2495.
SPOTTED WALKER FILLIE- 2
V1 yrs old, green broke, very
sweet, $1500.
S(863)843-2495.



JOHN DEERE RIDING MOWER
9 h/p, Wizard 6 h/p push
mower, Yard Machine weed
eater $500 (561)662-3335
RIDING LAWN MOWER-
Snapper, $200.
(863)824-0523.
RIDING MOWER- MTD, 16.5
B&S motor, 46" cut, great
condition, $450.
(863)357-3065.
ROTO TILLER- Good shape,
heavy duty, 5hp motor,
$200. (863)357-3065.


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DURACRAFT DRILL PRESS
Floor model 1600,3/4 h/p, 16
speed. $100 or best offer
(863)824-0884
SNAPON MIG WELDER
W/ allum. spool gun. 2 tanks
w/flow meters. Asking
$1200 (863)697-9704
SNAPON PLASMA CUTTER
W/ new leads & extra tips
Asking $1200
(863)697-9704


HOUM FOR SALE
You Take It With Youffl
House must be moved off the
property. House is located on the
corner of 4th Street
and Southwest 5th Avenue.
No Reasonable Offer Will Be
Refused.

[Call (5611575-6494
for more imformation.

es Sale .1025


READING A
NEWSPAPER..,,,

saves you money by
providing information
about best buys.

No wonder newspaper
readers earn morel


Apartments 905
Business Places 910
Commercial
Property 91 5
Condos/
Townhouses Rent920
Farm Property -
Rent 925
House Rent 930
Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rent 945
Roommate 950
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
Rent 960




Medical
Office Space
For Lease, needs build
out completed. Approx.
2000 sq. ft. willing to di-
vide into 2 separate of-
fice spaces, close to
hospital. For information
467-0831.
Your new car could be in
today's paper. Have
you looked for it?


OKEECHOEE- Private BR, BA,
full hse privileges, util incid,
phone but no long dist.
$500/mo. (863)357-1426.


eal Estate I



Business Places -
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property Sale 1010
Condos'
Townhouses Sale 1015
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection1060
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080



'04 CBS HOME 4/2/2
Tile, sec. sys., jacc. tub, near
Everglades Elem. $210,000
(863)357-4844 / 610-2153
BHR-Homes only, beautiful 2
story home, 4br, 2.5ba,
Lake access., $265,000.
(863)467-8050.
GAINESVILLE- College dorm
house, 4/2,,good location,
fenced backyard, glass patio
room, lyr home appliance
warranty. Avail 6/15,
$168,000. (863)763-6002


HOUSE FOR SALE
On water, 2br, 1ba w/screen
room & elec. boat lift.
Comp. furnished w/ new
roof & a/c. $185,000 or best
offer (863)763-6886 or
447-1093


GRAND OPENING! May 21 &
22 Ocala/ Gainesville Area.
20 Acres from $195,000.
100 Acres from $450,000.
New semi-private gated
community featuring parcels
w/ frontage on the Wacas-
sassa River. Gorgeous
woodlands teeming w/ deer
& turkey. SAVE $10,000.
Plus get up to $10,000 to-
ward closing costs! Great fi-
nancing, little down. Call toll-
free (866)352-2249, x 436
or www.fllandbar-
gains.com.
LOT FOR SALE In Ancient
Oaks Trailer Park. Asking
$25,000. (772)334-2217


TAYLOR CREEK- Nice i/4 acre
lots, ready for mobile home
our house. Water & sewer
paid for. $68000.
Roberto's Realty
(863)357-4436



5 minutes to Greenbrier Re-
sort MTN LAND BARGAINS
20 Acres & Up www.live-
inwv.com.
ATTENTION INVESTORS: Wa-
terfront lots in the Foothills
of NC. Deep water lake with
90 miles of shoreline. 20%
redevelopment discounts
and 90% financing. NO PAY-
MENTS for 1 year. Call now
for best selection.
www.nclakefrontproper-
ties.com (800)709-LAKE.
BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLI-
NA. MUST SEE THE BEAUTI-
FUL PEACEFUL MOUNTAINS
OF WESTERN NC MOUN-
TAINS. Homes, Cabins,
Acreage & Investments.
Cherokee Mountain Realty
GMAC Real Estate, Murphy
www.cherokeemountainreal-
ty.com Call for Free Bro-
chure (800)841-5868.
COASTAL GEORGIA- Water
access marshfront home-
sites. Gated community, ten-
nis, golf, kayaking &
canoeing. Preconstruction
discounts, limited time.
From the mid-70's.
(877)266-7376 www.coop-
erspointcom.
Guadalupe Riverfront! Spec-
tacular riverfronts in "Prime"
Texas Hill
Country location. 10-32
acres. Long water frontage,
huge trees,
panoramic views. From
$300's to $400's. Call
(800)609-7042, x 122 Bro-
*kers & Agents welcome.
NEW MEXICO-20 Acres
$29,900. Scenic region,
views, canyons, trees, roll-
ing hills, wildlife. Enjoy hunt-
ing, hiking, horses, great
climate. Power, great ac-
cess. 100% Financing. Call
(877)813-LAND!


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LAKEFRONT BARGAINS Start-
ing at $89,900. Gorgeous
lakefront parcels. Gently
sloping, pristine shoreline,
spectacular views. Across
from national forest on
35,000 acre recreational
lake in East Tenn. Paved
roads, underground utilities,
central water, sewer, Excel-
lent financing. Call now
S800)704-3145 ext 617,
unset Bay, LLC.
"MAKE THIS SUMMER THE
BEST" E Tennessee's Norris
Lake & Golf properties make
every year special. Starting
at only $24,900- Call Lake-
side Realty (423)626-5820
www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.
NC MOUNTAINS- Panoramic
views and mountain streams
in high elevation between
Boone and Asheville. Tracts
range 1-5 acres with access
and utilities from $49,900.
(800)455-1981, x.148.
NORTH CAROLINA MOUN-
TAINS! Spring is blooming
and is beautiful! A wonderful
time to look for real estate.
See Photos: www.North-
CarolinaMountainRealty.com
or call (800)293-1998. Free
Brochure.
Tennessee Lake Property
Sale! Parcels from $24,900.
6 1/2 Acre lot $59,900. 27
Acre Lake Estate $124,900.
Cabins Available. Call toll-
free (866)770-5263 ext 8 for
details.
VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS Hele-
na Montana 4.7 Acres
$79,990. Ride out your
backdoor to millions of
acres of national forest!
Awesome lake & mountain
views, close to Canyon Ferry
Lake, minutes to Helena.
Soils tested, utilities, ready
to build on. Call owner
(888)770-2240.
WESTERN NC MOUNTAINS
North Carolina Where there
is: Cool Mountain Air, Views
& Stream, Homes, Cabins &
Acreage. CALL FOR FREE
BROCHURE OF MOUNTAIN
PROPERTY SALES.
(800)642-5333. Realty Of
Murphy 317 Peachtree St.
Murphy, N.C. 28906.
www.realtyofmurphy.com.



Cash for your property
Any Condition, fast closing.
Jacobson Auction
1-800-466-1930
www.jacobsonauction.com
AB111 AU237

DEVELOPER/INVESTOR-
wants to buy your land,
20-2000 acres. Call Joseph
(305)992-7343.

Mobile Homes



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




MOBILE HOME STEPS- fiber-
glass, 5 risers, 2 aluminum
rails, $350. (863)467-0506
The classified are the
most successful sales-
person in town.



14' x 52' MOBILE HOME
Furniture included.'Bring your
toothbrush. $6000 down &
assume payments. Must
Move (863)763-6475


Recreation



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



14' V HULL BOAT
Aluminum, w/trailer. $500
(863)657-6652
15' FIBERGLASS BOAT
W/trailer, vinyl top & 35 h/p
Evinrude motor. $1500
(863)675-6652 '
ALUMINUM CRAFT- John 14',
Evinrude 15hp, Elec. start,
trolling motor Galvanized
trailer $1450. 863-763-1527
BASS BOAT 390 V RANGER
1986 with 150 h/p Mercury
Opti Max, low hrs w/trailer
$6000 (863)946-0307
BOAT- 15' Walk thru Tri Hull,
w/trlr, 50HP Johnson, $500.
(863)674-1105.
FIBERGLASS BOAT-1961
Mercury 7.5, less than 25
hrs w/1966 trailer, $1500
or best offer (863)697-3869
GOLF CART- Yamaha Gaso-
line motor, Very nice.
$2000. (863)801-1666.
MERCURY '01, 25 HP electric
start, 0/B Motor, 2006 war-
ranty. Perfect cond. $2000.
(863)697-1645.
Mitchell Craft-'84,15r/2'
Fiberglass, '2001 50hp John-
son. Ask about the trailer.
$2500 239-821-3170 Okee
PONTOON BOAT 24'
No motor, no trailer $800
(863)763-3451
REGAL, '80, 18', with
'94 150hp Mariner outboard,
minor wor k needed, $2200.
(863)441-7675


FORD F350 CAMPER, '75, A
Classic, great mechanical
condition, come check it
out, $2000,(863)824-0402
MOTORHOME, Itasca, 27.5
foot, 57,000 actual miles,
fully self-contained, $5000.
863-697-3516



BOAT TRAILER- 12-14ft, ask-
ing $150 or best offer.
(863)983-3353.



JOHNSON MOTOR- 70HP,
Rebuilt 03/05, Runs great,
$1250. Trade in considered
Call Rusty (863)467-1960
SHARK ROD, new, custom &
baits, $400. (863)467-8161
SPINNING ROD, custom
leather, new & Shimano 65
Bait Runner reel, $425.
(863)467-8161
T-TOP TOWER, with storage
bin, for center console boat,
stainless steel, $750.
(863)467-8580


HONDA GOLDWING, '84, mifit
condition, 32k miles, every-
thing works, $4000 or trade.
(863)763-6230
MOTORCYCLE TRAILER,
2005 Single Rail. Fen-
ders/Lights. $1500
(863)674-0898.
TRIUMPH CLASSIC '73, 750
CC, Black/Silver. Out of stor-
age. $2500 (863)674-0898
YAMAHA VIRAGO, '87, runs
good, looks good, $2500 or
best offer. (863)441-7675


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HONDA 300- 4 Wheel Drive.
Runs excellent. $2,200.
(863)801-1666.
RAIL BUGGY: New motor.
Exc. shape. Needs finish work.
Tons of spare parts. Engine
Block. $3000 (863)675-6214


Atuomobiles. |



Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Construction
Equipment 4025
Foreign Cars 40:30
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



1991 HONDA CIVIC
Ice cold a/c & tow hitch
$1800 (863)675-4540 or
(863)677-3091
'85 BUICK SKYHAWK 2D,
5spd, gd. tires & brks, title,
nds head gasket, not run
$400 (863)612-0515 msg.
'85 CAD FLEETWOOD 4D
newer tires, gd brakes, runs
good, nds head gasket $600
neg. (863)612-0515 Iv. msg
'85 FORD F150
4x4, 6cyl, 4spd, cold a/c, very
clean, runs good. $3500
(863)634-3787
'96 EXPLORER
Good condition, runs great,
cold a/c. Asking $4500
(863)697-1725
'99 Vulcan Classic 1500
exhaust system free w/pur-
chase of new seat set $20
(863)357-2588
BUICK REGAL- Presidential
Edition '88, 81K orig mi., 2.8
V6, auto, A/C, Nice car
$1250. firm 772-461-2629
CHEVY CAVALIER '99, over-
hauled engine, exc. cond.,
A/C, white, 4 dr, $2500. Call
(863)610-2190,
CHEVY MALIBU, '98- 4cyl,
with AC, all power, great
condition & MPG, 155K,
$2000 (863)763-8963.
CHRYSLER CONCORDE, '95,
170k miles, extra clean, CD,
all power, $2500.
(863)357-1074
DODGE 16" CHROME RIMS
5 lug $200
(239)657-4687 call after 4pm
DODGE COLT 1989 Station
Wagon, Very small car. Ex-
cellent on gas. $600 or best
offer. (863)467-0376
FORD TAURUS 1989, 4 Door,
Runs great! $700. or best
offer. (863)447-0384
FORD TAURUS, '87 no air,
auto, new tires, low miles,
rebuilt mtr, new batt, $800
neg. (863)763-6396
LINCOLN TOWN CAR 1991,
Runs good w/air. Needs
shocks. $1000 firm.
(863)763-3822
MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS
1992, Runs great, ice cold
air. Minor body damage.
$2200 (863)467-8166
MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS,
1993, $2500.
(863)763-8409
MERCURY VILLAGER'96
Clean, runs great, ice cold air.
$2900 (863)801-9228
OLDSMOBILE 88 LSS, '96,
asking $2500 or best offer.
863-675-4107 or
863-673-6681 for more info


SATURN SC1 '95, Loaded. 2
dr., 5 spd., New Tires/10
Disc CD, Racing Stdpes, etc.
$4000/trade. 863-634-3797
TRANS AM-'85, Need to be
r e. d o n e
$600.(863)467-1985.


OLDSMOBILE TORONADO'85
Totally rebuilt, new tires, low
miles. Runs great! $6500 or
good offer. (863)824-0884



CHEVY 1991 3/4 Ton Pickup,
4x4, 4 spd., $2500 or best
offer. (863)675-6214 after 6
pm.
CHEVY Z71, '94, 4x4, runs
great, needs transmission
work, $2250.
(863)697-9714
JEEP Grand Wagoneer- '84,
Camo paint job runs & looks
good $2500.
(863)675-9243.


Golf Carts,
Gas or Electric
Buy and Sell
Call (863)824-0878



FORD F600 UHAUL IT- exc.
running cond. 24' box, good
for const., flatbed for stor-
age; $2000 (561)844-5757.


BRAKE ROTOR LATHE
On-car, new, never used
$2500 or best offer
(863)763-0438
CHEVY PICK UP 1979, For
parts. $75. (863)675-7471
ENGINE -350, Needs head
work, Ediebrock intake,
Chrome dress up kit, New
starter $400.863-946-0868
Engine stand & Cherry picker,
Good condition.$150.
(863)946-0868
;FLAT BED- for work truck,
steel, w/2 tool boxes, $350
or best offer.
(863)983-3353.
FORD F150, '91- 302, auto,
good for parts, $300.
(928)202-0013 (cell)
GRILL GUARDS- for 94-01
Dodge & 99-02 F150/250
LD & Expedition $700 will
sep. (863)697-1877.
RIMS (4) 17" ECCELL w/Wan-
li Low Profile Tires. Fits
most 5 lug patterns. $450 or
trade. 863-634-3797 Tim
TIRES General, like new set
of P255/70R17 or
P205/75R15, $200.
(863)763-8963.


CHEVY 1/2 ton, V8, auto Flat
bed/Utility. Runs good.
$1000 or best offer.
863-697-6812.


FORD F350 CAMPER, '75, A
Classic, great mechanical
condition, come check it
out, $2000 (863)824-0402
FORD RANGER- '92, 2 Wheel
Drive, V6, A/C $1000.
(863)673-5443


FORD EXPLORER SPORT-
'99, Full tow package. Runs
good. $2500
239-633-7460
JEEP CHEROKEE SPORT'96
2 Dr, 5 spd. manual. NEW:
motor/trans./tires. $3500 or
trade. (863)634-3797 Tim


CARGO TRAILER, '00 Hall-
mark 8x20, with dovetail
ramp, pulled twice locally,
$4,000. (863)673-6566
UTILITY TRAILER
12'x6.5' Heavy duty Bobcat
hauler. Not enclosed. $900
(863)763-3451


DODGE GRAND CARAVAN
SE, '90, red, nice body,
good condition, $2000
(863)467-0987
WINDSTAR- '95, Dual air, 7
passenger. $1200.
(863)612-0573.
Publiclotices





Public Notice 5005
State Publio.
Legal Notice 5500



LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
The.Workforce Development Board of
the Treasure Coast Region 20 and
the Treasure Coast Jot -i,-,a-, Cuo.
sortium announces a :u[,le: iT, eIl.g
to which all persons are invited:
Date & Time:
Wednesday, May 25, 2005 8:00 a.m.
Place: Workforce Development Board
of the Treasure Coast
City Center
4 ', j .! i

PURPOSE: To discuss matters concern-
ing the Workforce Investment Act,
Workforce Employment Opportunities,
the Welfare Transition Program, One-
Stop Career Centers and the Work-
force Development Board. A copy of
the agenda may be obtained by con-
tacting:
Wokorce Develoement Board
o he reasure Coast
City Center
9350 S US Highway #1
Port St. Lucle, lorida 34952
Should any person wish to appeal any
decision made by the Board with re-
spect to any matter considered at the
above referenced meeting, they will
need to ensure a verbatim recording of
the proceedings is made, which
record includes the testimony and evi-
dence upon which the appeal is
based, in order to provide a record for
judicial review.
56399 ON 5/18/05
PUBLIC NOTICE
Awesome Self Storate, 8489 US 441
SE, Okeechobee, FL 34974 will dis-
pose of stored items on May 20,
2005.
Unit #37 Dawn Lee
54528 ON 5/11,18/05


Community News


Teen Pregnancy Task Force to meet
The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Task Force of the Okeechobee Healthy
Start Coalition will meet Tuesday, May 24, at 1:30 p.m. at the Okeechobee
.County Library, 206. S.W 16th St. The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Task
Force meets the last Tuesday of each month. For information about the
coalition or joining the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Task Force, contact
executive director Leslie Spurlock at (863) 462-5877.

Public invited to Lunchbox Lecture
The parents, providers and the public are invited to attend a Lunchbox
Lecture, featuring psychotherapist Dr. Brenda Garma, PhD, LMHC, on
'May 24 at the Visiting Nurses Association, 208 S.E. Park St. The free lecture,
from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., will address sexual predators. The lecture will
begin at noon. Bring your lunch beverages will be provided. Lunchbox
Lectures are presented by the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Task Force and
sponsored by the Okeechobee Healthy Start Coalition. Future lectures will
focus on sex education for teens/parents, adolescence and sexual bound-
aries, and techniques to use for children that are self mutilating. For infor-
mation, call the Healthy Start Coalition office at (863) 462-5877.

Main Street membership meeting slated
Okeechobee Main Street, Inc. will hold its monthly membership meet-,
ing at the Brahma Bull Restaurant, 2405 U.S. 441 S.E., on Wednesday, May
25, at noon. This meeting is open to the public. For information on Main
Street, call (863) 357-6246.

Book discussion group will meet
The Friends of the Okeechobee Library Book Discussion Group will
continue to meet at 7 p.m. in the Okeeehobee Library meeting room.
Everyone who lives to read and discuss books is invited to attend. The
group's schedule is: 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.

Memorial Day bike rally planned
Okeechobee's first Memorial Day Bike Rally and Corvette Show will be
held at the Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center on S.R. 70 E. on May 28,
29 and 30. Everyone is welcome. The cost is $5 a day or $10 for the week-
end, and children under the age of 12 are free. There will be live music,
games and food. Come see outrageous machines, custom paint jobs and
lots more. Vendors for T-shirts, face painting and more will be there. This
is a time to honor those who have served and are currently serving this
great nation. Gates are open from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. For information,
checkout www.fl-bike-rally.com; or, call (863) 634-8980.


Hospice will hold yard sale
Hospice of Okeechobee will be holding a yard sale on Friday, June
3, and Saturday, June, 4 from 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. The sale will be
held at the air conditioned Hospice of Okeechobee Volunteer House
located at the corner of S.E. Fourth Street and Third Avenue. All pro-
ceeds benefit patient care in Okeechobee.

Free Hair Cut Day aids ranch
Eddie Accardi Dodge is sponsoring the second annual Free Hair Cut
Day at Chuck's Barber Shop,. 3651 U.S. 441 S.E., on Monday, June 6,
from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. All proceeds will go to the Real Life Children's
Ranch.

Wildlife center hosts summer camp
Arnold's Wildlife Rehabilitation Center will host its annual summer
camp during the month of June. This wildlife education camp is open
to campers ages 8-12.
There will be four separate sessions: June 6-10; June 13-17; June
20-24; and, June 27-July 1. The camp will be open from 8 a.m. until 5
p.m. The cost is $100 per camper. Campers will learn about wildlife
and the environment. There will be a day devoted to survival in the
wild. Florida Wildlife Conservation officers Kevin Losee and Sean
Smith will teach the young campers how to survive in the wilderness.
There will also be daily crafts, one large take-home craft, ice cream
parties, and a field trip to and a pontoon boat ride at River Woods.
Since enrollment is limited, it is important to sign up as soon as pos-
sible. For information contact Sue Arnold at (863) 763-4630.

Swimming lessons are offered
Registration for swimming lessons will be held June 7-10 from 8
a.m. until 6 p.m. Lessons are $25 and will be on a first-come, first-
served basis. For information, contact the pool office at (863) 467-
7667.

Frank Attkisson to speak at dinner
The Republican Party of Okeechobee will be hosting its annual Lin-
coln Day Dinner on Friday, June 10, at the Shrine Club on U.S. 78.
Social time will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m.
This year's keynote speaker will be Florida State Representative Frank
Attkisson, District 79. Dinner will include a sirloin steak served with a
baked potato, green beans and a salad. Tickets are $30 per person. If
you or your business would like to sponsor a table for this event please
call Joe Arnold at (863) 357-6507 or (863) 610-1639. If available, tickets
may be purchased at the door.


Wal-Mart hosts bubble blowing contest
The Double Bubble Gum national bubble blowing contest will be
held at the Okeechobee Wal-Mart Supercenter, 2101 S. Parrott Ave., on
Saturday, June 11., from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. The contest is open to chil-
dren ages 12 and under. From these preliminary contests, five finalists
from across the country will compete in the national finals in August.
These five kids will compete for a grand prize of a $10,000 U.S. Savings
Bond and a $1,000 donation in the winner's honor to Children's Mira-
cle Network. For information, contact Erin LaBarge of the Salmon
Borre Group Communications at (847) 295-4235.

Methodist church hosts Bible school
The First United Methodist Church of Okeechobee, 200 N.W Sec-
ond St., will hold vacation Bible school June 13-17 from 5 until 8:10
p.m. daily. The theme this year is the Circle G Ranch: Ask, Seek, Knock.
Each adventure is filled with a powerful Bible story and fun crafts,
games and music. There is also an adult Bible study, which will be led
by Reverend Bruce Simpson and Reverend Jim Dawson. A light meal
will be served each day. Registration fee is $5 per child, with a $10
maximum per family. Call the First United Methodist Church office at
(863) 763-4021 for information.

Martha's House plans training session
Martha's House will offer eight hours of training on June 22, in the
South Florida Water Management Auditorium, located in the Bank of
America building, 205 North Parrott Ave., from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. The
cost for the training is $10. Certificates will be given. For information,
contact Shirlean Graham at (863) 763-2893.

Guardian ad Litem training offered
You can be the difference to a child in need. The Guardian ad Litem
program will be training volunteers from Okeechobee, Indian River, St.
Lucie and Martin counties to represent the best interest of abused,
abandoned and neglected children in court. This meeting will be June
27-30 and July 1 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the South County Annex, St.
Lucie West Courthouse, 250 N.W Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie,
on the second floor meeting. For information, call (772) 785-5804.

Headstart now accepting applications
The Economic Opportunities Council Headstart is accepting appli-
cations for the 2005/06 school year. Children turning 3 on or before
Sept. 1, but not yet eligible for kindergarten, may apply at Northside
Headstart, 1798 N.W. Ninth Ave. For appointments, call Sheryl Heater
at (863) 357-8677 or Antonia Nunez at (863) 357-2242. Headstart
opens as early as 7 a.m. Qualifying children may stay as late as 5:30
p.m.


CITY OF OKEECHOBEE
LAND PLANNING AGENCY, PLANNING BOARD, BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
WORKSHOP NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Board, Board of Adjustment and Land
Planning Agency will conduct a workshop on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 at 7:30
p.m. The proposed topic for discussion is regarding anticipated Comprehensive
Plan Future Land Use Map area changes. The workshop will be held at City Halt,
55 SE 3rd Avenue, in the Council Chambers Room 200, Okeechobee, Florida. No
official action will be taken. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE AND BE ADVISED that if any person desires to appel any
decision made by the Planning Board, Board of Adjustment and Land Planning
Agency with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, such interested
person will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose may need to
ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record inc udes the
testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Tapes are used
for the sole purpose of back-up for the Clerks Office.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Rodda Statue
286.26, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation toparticpate
in this proceeding should contact Katrina Cok, no later than two (2) working
days prior to the proceeding at 863-763-3372 x218; if you are hearing or voice
impaired, call TODD 1-800-222-3448 (voice) or 1-888-447-5620 (TTY).
Lane Gamiotea, CMC, City Clerk
54269 ON 5/18/05









16 The Okeechobee News, Wednesday, May 18, 2005








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