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Vol. 96 No. 224



Brief
Get weather
updates by phone
Okeechobee County Air-
port's Automated Weather
Observation Station (AWOS) is
now online and providing
updated weather information
for pilots by radio, according to
Vernon Gray, airport manager.
Mr. Gray said that the same
information available to pilots is
also accessible to the general
public by calling (863) 467-
1148. Automated weather infor-
mation is now available 24
hours a day by telephone.


Friday, August 12,2005


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Citizens oppose zoning change


By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News
Residents of Palm Village
Ranch and Seminole Cove man-
aged to delay for at least another
month the rezoning of a tract of
land on S.W. 16th Avenue south
of Palm Village Ranch.
It was standing room only
Thursday morning in the county
commission chambers as resi-
dents of Palm Village Ranch and
Seminole Cove came out in force
for a public hearing conducted


by Okeechobee County Board of
County Commissioners.
They came to voice their
opposition to a proposed change
in zoning from residential
mobile home to residential gen-
eral for a 57.8-acre tract of land
on the east side of S.W. 16th
Avenue, south of Palm Village
Ranch.
The developer, ACAS Okee-
chobee 1, LLC, applied for the
change to give some flexibility in
developing the property, accord-


ing to the developer's attorney
Tom Conely.
Mr. Conely said the biggest
part of the development would
be single family,\ but the develop-
er wanted some flexibility to
build multifamily units.
After hearing statements from
Mr. Conely and residents of the
two retirement communities,
the board tabled the petition
until next month and requested
staff to work with the developer
to come up with a developer's


agreement.
"We strongly oppose what is
basically giving the developer
carte blanche to build just about
anything he chooses," said Herb
Wells, president of the Palm Vil-
lage Ranch Homeowners Asso-
ciation.
The developer had earlier
produced a site plan with 135
single family units. However, he
is not bound by that plan if the
zoning change is granted.
Mr. Wells stated that with resi-


dential general zoning the num-
ber of family units could be as
high as 600 or 700.
He also mentioned the
increase in traffic.
"We are not against growth
or development as long as that
growth does not unjustly affect
the existing area residents," he
added.
At the very least, he suggest-
ed, the petition should be tabled

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Community Events ... .4
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Obituaries . . .3
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Okeechobee News/D. Hamilton
Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Brenda O'Connor introduced Sheriff Paul
May of the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office as guest speaker' at the general meet-
ing of the Chamber of Commerce.

May warns of sexual offenders


By D. Hamilton
Okeechobee News
Okeechobee County Sheriff
Paul May's message was simple:
"Watch your children."
Sheriff May spoke to a packed
house at the general meeting of
the Chamber of Commerce on
Wednesday. He told those in
attendance about the role of his
office in tracking sexual preda-
tors and offenders.
The sheriff told members that
currently there are over 30,000
sexual predators living in the
state of Florida, and 95 of those
offenders are living in Okee-
chobee County. Of those 95, 37
are under the supervision of the
Department of Corrections. One
of those offenders, he added, is a
woman.
Sheriff May detailed how the
community is notified when a
sexual predator moves into the
area, including those who move
here from out of state.
"Within 48 hours of a sexual
predator moving into the area,
they must register with the sher-
iff's department," he added.
"From there, we have an obliga-


Okeechobee County Sheriff's Department staff members
Michelle Bell (left) and Connie Kirk (right) work with Sher-
iff Paul May in tracking the whereabouts of convicted sex-
ual predators and offenders when they register with the
sheriff's office to live in Okeechobee County.


tion to notify day care centers,
schools, churches and other
areas where children are pres-
ent."
He went on to explain that the
department utilizes members of
the Citizens on Patrol (C.O.P.)
and arms them with flyers on a
monthly basis.


By D. Hamilton
Okeechobee News
Representatives from the
March of Dimes, Kelly Rizzo and
Cindy Hernandez were invited
guest speakers at the Kiwanis
Club weeklymeeting.
Cindy Hernandez, who is an
administrative assistant with the
organization, spoke to dub mem-
bers about the history of the
March of Dimes. She informed
club members that the national
volunteer help organization was
first founded in 1938 by President
Franklin Roosevelt who was
stricken with the polio virus at the
age of 39. The March of Dimes
was formed initially to find a cure
for the disease.
"After the discovery of the
polio vaccine in 1955, the March
of Dimeashas made great strides
towards eliminating the inci-


dence of many birth defects
which would have been fatal to
many babies just a short time
ago," said Ms. Hernandez. "Over
1,300 babies are born premature-
ly each year with 156 of those
being so small in weight that they
would fit into the palm of a nor-
mal-sized adult hand." She also
stated that the U.S. is in the top 25
percent in the world in infant
mortality rates.
To raise awareness to the
problem of prematurity in babies,
the March of Dimes has launched
a seven-year campaign with a
budget of $75 million to combat
the growing problem. The cam-
paign will focus on healthy
options for pregnant women
including health education, vita-
mins, healthy diets and proper
exercise.
See Kiwanis Page 2


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By Audrey Blackwell
Okeechobee News
Two cases involving a mother -
and her daughters have gone
beyond the 90-day limit for com-
pliance for failure to clean up
two properties in the 800 block
of Northwest 12th Street and will
be sent to the Okeechobee City
Council for foreclosure.
A case against Joe and John-
ny Brown had a $10 per day fine
imposed from April 1,2005, until
June 29, 2005, and now totals
$ 1,100. A case against Mrs. John-
ny Brown's daughters, Gloria
and Mary Brown, had a $10 per
day fine beginning Dec. 415,
2004, which lasted 90 days until
March 15,2005.
Both properties are allegedly
overgrown with vegetation and


one property has debris present
from a training burn.
The mother had asked that
notices concerning the proper-
ties be sent to her. The board
agreed at their July 12 meeting to
send the mother a certified letter
to let her know the accrued
amount of fines, and to take fur-
ther action at the next board
meeting if nothing is done by
that time.
Chairperson. Mack Worley
reminded board members that it
has been their policy to immedi-
ately turn over to the city attor-
ney properties for foreclosure
that have not been cleaned up
when the 90-days has expired
"so they don't drag on."

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"C.O.P. volunteers literally go
door-to-door in communities
within the county notifying resi-
dents of the existence of a known
registered offender/predator," he
told the standing-room-only
crowd.

See Offenders Page 2


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Kelly Rizzo (left) and administrative assistant Cindy Hernandez (center) to the weekly Kiwa-
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Citizens

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until more specific information is
secured. He presented the board
with a stack of petitions signed by
Palm Village Ranch and Seminole
Cove residents.
Margaret Rucks Hamrick of
Seminole Cove protested the
increased traffic saying S.W. 15th
Avenue is already congested and
overcrowded.
Mary Holman of Seminole
Cove noted that the areas were
populated with senior citizens
and feared the proposed develop-
ment would change their
lifestyle.
"We welcome a mobile home
community, but not an apart-
ment complex," she said.
"This would hurt us drastical-
ly," said Palm Village Ranch resi-
dent Madlen Kane.
"We are very much opposed
to being rezoned," said John
Smalley of the Seminole Cove.
"We don't think S.W. 16th Avenue
should be handling this type of
traffic."
Mr. Smalley also mentioned
that the Okeechobee Utility
Authority sewage treatment plant
is reaching capacity, in reference


Kiwanis

Continued From Page 1
Kelly Rizzo, community director
for the March of Dimes, spoke to
Kiwanis Club members about
fundraising activities to benefit
healthier babies.
She said "Bikers for Babies" is
an event scheduled for Oct. 30 that
will invite hundreds of motorcycle
riders to register for the ride from
the St. Lucie County Fair Grounds
to the downtown Ft. Pierce area.
The ride will benefit the local area
March of Dimes with a $25 registra-
tion fee from each biker and any
additional riders to pay $9.
Once the bike ride is complete,
there will be a block party with free
food and entertainment to com-
plete the event.
Ms. Rizzo went on to tell Kiwa-
nians that the WalkAmerica pro-


to a possible agreement between
OUA and developers to finance a
treatment plant.
"We feel Okeechobee is not
ready for this," he said.
He, too, handed the commis-
sioners stack of petitions from
Seminole Cove residents.
He refuted Mr. Conely's traffic
figures because he said they were
3 years old and were based on a
24-hour average. He said no one
travels S.W. 16th Avenue after
midnight.
Several other residents strong-
ly voiced their opinions against
the proposed rezoning.
Mr. Conely produced traffic
figures from October 2002 to sup-
port his contention that traffic
would not be impacted by the
development.
County attorney John Cassels
told commissioners there were
two questions before them: is
multi-family housing appropriate
for the areas, and do you want to
continue or encourage mobile
homes in the area?
"The legalities are met," Mr.
Conley said.
He said his traffic figures came
from the Department of Trans-
portation and no one else has
produced any other figures to
refute them.


gram will begin its committee
meetings in September for the
March event. Registration fees will
also go to benefit healthier babies.
She also noted that .88 cents of
every dollar donated will go to ben-
efit March of Dimes programs and
research.
In other Kiwanis Club business:
Kiwanis Club Terrific Kids pro-
grams will be back in full swing
after next week. Club members
will alternate with the presenta-
tions at various area elementary
schools.
Scott Fraser of the Real Life
Children's Ranch extended his
appreciation for donations of
school supplies and cash that will
assist the 24 children living at the
ranch to get a "great start for the
new school year."
Kiwanis Club meetings are held
every Thursday at noon at the Vil-
lage Square Restaurant, 301 W.
South Park St.


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Offenders

Continued From Page 1
School resource officers are
used within the school district to
make school administrators and
teachers aware of the presence of
known offenders. The sheriff noted
that 'reverse 9-1-1' is used to notify
residents of a community that a
sexual predator has registered to
live in their area.
He explained that reverse 9-1-1
is a system that will 'ring' all of the
phone numbers in a given area and
the information will either be given
to whomever answers, or the infor-
mation will be left on voice mail or
answering device.
Another way that the where-
abouts of sexual predators is made
known to the public is through the
printing of photos and information
about the offender in newspapers.
He said this method heightens
public awareness.
Sheriff May told Chamber mem-
bers that registered sexual offend-
ers and predators under supervi-
sion are checked on quarterly by
deputies in order to keep "tabs" on
their whereabouts. He also stated
that since January there have been
two "sweeps" by the sheriff's office
of offenders'/predators' registered
addresses.
Michelle Bell, who works with
tracking sex offenders at the sher-
iff's office, has spoken with new
school.bus drivers in the district to
help them learn what they should
look for in the way of suspicious
activitywhile on their routes.
"Sexual offenders and preda-
tors will position themselves where
they can be around children," she
said.
"One of the biggest comments
made after parents receive notifica-
tion through schools or from the
sheriff's department regarding a
known sex offender living in their
area is, 'now we have to watch our
children.'" said Connie Kirk, who
also works with the sheriff's office
in tracking offenders. "It is parents'
responsibility to watch their chil-
dren. There are 67 sex offenders in
the county who are not under any
supervision and they have no
restrictions regarding any functions
that theywish to attend.
"They can be anywhere, not
just in your neighborhood. Parents
must always be mindful of where
their child is and with whom," she


Foreclosure


Continued From Page 1
The 90 days is the mandatory
waiting time before properties can
go into foreclosure.
The board discussed case No.
05-114 which involves general
cleaning and beautification. viola-
tions at 1002 S.E. Eighth Dr., that is
owned by Anton and Mary Jensen,
now deceased. The board voted to
impose a $50 fine per day after 14
days notice. A notice had been sent
to the address, and John Hanner
signed for it.
According to code enforcement
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Sheriff May then told the crowd
that they also keep tabs on carnival
employees when they come to
Okeechobee County.
"Every time the sheriff's depart-
ment is informed of a carnival
coming to the area, the sheriff's
office will obtain information
about those who are working with
the carnival," he said. "Of those
workers, we will find at least one
with a sex offender background
among them."
With that information, the sher-
iff urged parents to be watchful of
leaving their children to attend
such functions without supervi-
sion.
Sheriff May went on to discuss
the Jessica Lunsford Act that will
become law beginning Sept. 1. The
Jessica Lunsford Act was named
for 9-year old Jessica Lunsford who
was kidnapped, sexually assaulted
and murdered by John Couey a
registered sex offender that was liv-
ing in his sister's home near Jessi-
ca's home in Homosassa Springs.
The new law provides for any
sex offender who commits a sexu-
al assault on a child under the age
of 12 to serve a mandatory 25 years
in prison with a lifetime classifica-
tion as a sexual offender.
In reply to a question from a
Chamber member regarding
repeat offenders, Sheriff May stat-
ed: "There's one thing with the Jes-
sica Lunsford Act becoming law,
once they have committed the
crime one time, we are sure that
they will not repeat it for at the very
least, 25 years."
He went on to say with the new
law in place, registered offenders
who wish to have the sex offender
classification removed from their
name will have to wait much
longer before they go to court to
petition for its removal. Offenders
who are classified for sex crimes
after Sept. 1 will be "stuck" with
their classification for 30 years. Cur-
rently, they must wait 20 years
before petitioning to have the clas-
sification removed by the court.
Sheriff May stated that he is in
favor of a proposal of a uniform sex
offender web site from U.S. Repre-
sentative Mark Foley. The change in
the web sites would give detailed
information about the offender,
what the specific offense was and
the age of the victim.
"I believe that the public should
know what an offender has been
convicted of when they are living


ricanes and Mr. and Mrs. Hanner
are currently living in a FEMA trail-
er. The trailer will remain for an
additional 90 days.
There is additional junk around
the property, said Mr. Sterling, and
they have had since June to get it
cleaned up. While Mr. Hanner has
been throwing some things out, it
is still not in compliance, said Mr.
Sterling:
A neighbor, Ed Curren, said he
did not want to officially testify to
the board but wanted to share his
concerns about the property.
"To see it day after day it is a
disgrace," he said.
Mr. Worley thanked him for


within a community where there
are children present," he said.
Chamber of Commerce Execu-
tive Director Brenda O'Connor
mentioned that Sheriff May has
agreed to speak in an upcoming
public forum on sexual
offender/predator awareness to be
held at the Golden Corral Restau-
rant. The date of the forum has not
yet been determined and will be
publicized by the Chamber of
Commerce.
In other Chamber of Com-
merce business:
This month's Chamber of
Commerce Coffee Klatch will be
held on Thursday, Aug. 18, at 8
a.m. at Regions Bank, 305 N.E.
Park Street. All Chamber members
and guests are invited to attend this
business social. Refreshments will
be served.
The American Cancer Society
will sponsor, 'Making Strides
Against Breast Cancer' which is a
5K walk to be held in Flagler Park
on Saturday, Aug. 13. Registration
begins at 8 a.m. and the walk
begins at 9 a.m. For information,
call 1(800) 224-6844.
Florida Community Health
Centers will sponsor the fifth annu-
al Health Fair on Saturday, Aug. 13,
from 8 a.m. until noon at the Amer-
ican Legion Hall, 501 S.E. Second
Street. For information, call (863)
763-1951.
A gun safety class will be con-
ducted by Joe Hazellief and the
Okeechobee Chamber of Com-
merce on Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. Open-
ings are still available. For informa-
tion, call (863) 763-6464.
The annual Labor Day Festival
will be at Flagler Park, Sept. 3-5,
from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Chamber
of Commerce 'Hometown' barbe-
cue, arts and crafts booths, live
entertainment, Seminole Indian
crafts arid' food specialties will be
featured in the park.' Applications
are available at the Chamber office.
For information, call (863) 763-
6464.
The Labor Day parade will be
held Monday, Sept. 5, at 10 a.m.
Line up begins at 9 a.m. The event
is sponsored by the Okeechobee
Cattlemen's Association, Inc.

(Editor's Note: Watch for the
Monday, Aug. 15, edition of the
Okeechobee News for a complete
listing of registered sexual offend-
ers and sexual predators in Okee-
chobee County.)


speaking to the board.
ITwo cases were found to be in
compliance.
Property belonging to Ethel
Jackson on Northwest 10th Street
was found to be in compliance as
of Aug. 5.
Property belonging to Sam
Lane on Northwest 10th Street was
also found to be in compliance, but
not because it was cleaned up. Mr.
Sterling said he learned that the
property where a disabled vehicle
has been sitting was sold to Lee
Griffin and Mr. Griffin is the one not
in compliance. A new case has
been opened for Mr. Griffin and a
notice will be sent.


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Arrest Log

The following individuals were
arrested on felony or Driving Under
the Influence (DUI) charges by the
Okeechobee County Sheriff's
Office, the Okeechobee City Police
Department, the Florida Highway
Patrol or the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commis-
sion.
Tonya Collins, 22, S.E. 38th
Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested
Aug. 9 by William H. Maerk from
the Department of Corrections on a
charged of violation of probation -
battery on a law enforcement offi-
cer. No bond was set.
Misael Serrano, 18, N.E. 64th
Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested
Aug. 10 by Deputy Donald Ellis on a
charge of possession of cocaine.
His bond was set at $2,500.
Frankie Rosier, 43, N.E. 15th
Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested
Aug. 10 by Deputy Jack Nash on a
felony charge of lewd and lascivi-
ous molestation, and misde-
meanor charges of exposure of sex-
ual organs, interference with child
custody and resisting arrest without
violence. His total bond was set at
$50,000.
This column lists arrests and not
convictions, unless otherwise stat-
ed. Anyone listed here who is later
found innocent or has had the
charges against them dropped is
welcome to inform this newspaper.
The information will be confirmed
and printed.


Obituaries


Darice 'D' 0.
Mathewson
Darice 'D' 0. Mathewson, age
45, of Buckhead Ridge died
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005, at
Lawnwood Regional Medical Cen-
ter. She was born Dec. 31, 1959 in
Philadelphia, Pa. She had been a
resident of Okeechobee for 18'
months. She was a graduate of the
nursing program at. Indian River
CommunitN College. Her hobbies
included reading, fishing and she
was an avid thimble collector" She
\\as a member o, the ladies of the
M oose. I
Survivors include:"her beloved
husband of 13 years, Ed Mathew-
son of Okeechobee; mother, Jean
(Roy) Jones of Conway, S.C.; father,
Henry Organ of Florida; brothers,
Bill (Donna) Organ of Baltimore,
Md., Mack and Troy Jones of Con-
way, S.C.
Friends my call at Buxton Funer-
al Home on Saturday, Aug. 13, from
11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be made to Hos-
pice of Okeechobee, P.O. Box 1548,
Okeechobee,Fla. 34973.
All arrangements are under the


Law Enforcement Activity Log

Aug. 8 Narcotics investigation, N.W. 172nd Aug. 10
Court.
Burglary, S.E. 32nd Ave. Vandalism/prisoner in custody, U.S. Stolen boat recovery, Hillsborough
Assault, U.S. 441 N. 441 S. County.
Attempted suicide, N.W. 92nd Ct. Burglary, N.E. 64th Dr. Missing Juvenile, S.W. 21 st St.
Traffic accident, N.W. 23rd Lane. Burglary, N.E. Eighth Way. Burglary, U.S. 441 SE.
Larceny/theft, S.W. 18th St. Riot, U.S. 441 N. Abandoned vehicle, N.W. 59th Ave.
Lewd and lascivious acts, N.E. Sixth St. Juvenile returned home/cancelled, Fight, S.E. 57th Drive.
Aug. 9 N.W. 46th Ave. Theft, S.R. 710.
Attempt to locate, N.W. 164th Court. Disturbance/verbal, N.W. 102nd St.
Missing juvenile, N.W. 172nd Court. Lewd and lascivious acts/prisoner in Domestic, N.W. 63rd Terr.
Stolen/boat and trailer, U.S. 441 S.E. custody, N.E. 16th Ave. Trespassed, S.E. 14th Terr.


Okeechobee News/Audrey Blackwell
First day crossing
Crossing guards at Seminole Elementary School were on hand to help monitor traffic and
direct students as they crossed from the parking lot on Wednesday, the first day of school.


direction and care of the Buxton
Funeral Home and Crematory.
Carolyn M. Stephens
Carolyn M. Stephens, age 91
passed away at
the Peachtree .. ,
Christian Hos- .,
pice on July 30,
2005, in Duluth, "
Ga. She was
born Oct. 19,
1913, in Lyons,
Ga. to Emmett *
and Inez (Keel).
DeLoach. She Carolyn M.
*was a Christian, Stephens
and enjoyed
reading, cooking, sewing, and car-
ing for her home and family. During
World War II she worked in a U.S.
Naval Ordnance Plant in Macon,
Ga. This was especially important
to her, as her brother Dan was a
POW She met her husband, Calvin
'Smokey' King Stephens, in
Bradenton, where they lived until
moving to Okeechobee in 1950. He
preceded her in death in 1955.
While her time with him was short,
she said these were the best years
of her life. Their wish was that their
children have opportunities they


never had, and she was very proud
that each of their children graduat-
ed from college. She worked for a
time at the Okeechobee High
School lunchroom, and she spoke
fondly of her co-workers there. She
was proud that she was able to
earn a retirement at her advanced
age. She left Okeechobee after her
home burned in March 1991, initial-
ly residing in Prescott, Ariz., and
then settling in Norcross, Ga., with
her youngest son Ron. She never
stopped missing Okeechobee and
all of her friends, and still;consid-
ered it "home".
'She was preceded in death by:
sisters, Bernice (DeLoach) Eden-
field, and Aria Mae (DeLoach)
Copeland; and -brother, Dan
DeLoach.
Survivors include: sons, Ronald
R. Stephens of Norcross, Ga.;
Calvin K. (Kay) Stephens Jr.; grand-
daughters, Kayla and Hanna of Fer-
nandina Beach; daughter, Betty L.
(Rick Ryan) Stephens of Prescott,
Ariz.; and sister, Alene Van Duersen
of Lyons, Ga.
A private service will be held at a
later date. The family suggests that
memorials may be made to the
charity of one's choice.


Ted E. Anderson
Ted E. Anderson, age 73, of
Okeechobee

Aug. 1, 2005 at
St. Mary's Med-
ical Center. He
was born on
April 9, 1932 to
Harold and
Helen Barmore
SAnderson in
Indianapolis, Ted E.
Ind. He was a Anderson
Sretiied appli-
ance technician.
He was preceded in death by.:
his parents Harold and Helen
Anderson; his loving wife, Drucil-
la Ann Anderson; his son and
daughter in law, Mike and Linda
Anderson.
Survivors include: sons, Mark,
Marvin and Ted Anderson, Jr.;
daughters,' Marsha Bass, Myra
Anderson and Mary Smith along
with 23 grandchildren.
All arrangements were done
under the direction of Royal Palm
Funeral Home.
There will be a memorial held
in Kings Bay at a later date.


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ments will be published in the newspaper as space permits.

NO SURPRISE I see in the paper that the OUA executive director has
resigned. Considering all the problems there, I don't see how this was
such a shock. I never did understand why the county let our water and
sewer system get in such a mess. They never should have gone into
this with the city. The county should have set up their own system
instead of taking on the city's problems. But that is a done deal, so now
we need a professional director.

UNMERITED ATTACKS What ever happened to being loyal to the
city that you are elected to represent and protect? The attack on the city
police chief at the last city council meeting by councilmember Lydia
Jean Williams was unmerited and inexcusable. Where does your loy-
alty lie, obviously not in the best interest of the City of Okeechobee.

TIME FOR BED How do make children that are 3 and 6 years old go
to bed when it is already 10:30 p.m. They refuse to listen, what can I do
to make them go to sleep?

LOSING MONEY Teachers, please take a good look at the proposed
teacher salary schedule that you will be voting on next Monday, Aug.
15. The only teachers who stand to gain are the ones at the very top
and those at or close to the bottom. For example, if you are starting
your 13th year, you will make a few hundred dollars more the next four
years than the old schedule provides. However, at that point you will
lose thousands of dollars with the new schedule before you reach the
top rung. As for the teachers at the top, no one will be making $52,600.
That is just there to make it look better than it is. It is not guaranteed
next year. The worst part of the schedule is that people beginning their
18th, 19th, or 20th year start to lose thousands of dollars immediately
over the old schedule. There are not enough people in this category to
vote down the contract. This is part of the plan to get the schedule
passed in Monday's vote.


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Community Events

'His Story' meeting is planned
An important planning meeting concerning "His Story" will
be held Monday, Aug. 15, at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist
Church, 200 N.W. Second St. Members and interested persons
are encouraged to attend. If your church would like to be
involved please send a representative.

Regions Bank hosts Coffee Klatch
.. The Chamber of Commerce Coffee Klatch.will be hosted by
Regions Bank, 305 N.E. Park St., on Aug. 18. All Chamber mem-
fbers and guests are invited. Refreshments will be served. For
information, call (863) 763-5535.


Business women's luncheon planned
Okeechobee business women will hold a networking lunch-
eon Aug. 19 at the Brahma Bull Restaurant, 2405 U.S. 441 S.E.
Networking will start at 11:30 a.m. and lunch will be at noon.
Bring your friends and let them feel the power of networking.
Bring flyers brochures and a give-away. Come see our web site in
progress thanks to Cindy Burnett. For information, contact Robin
Delgado at www.tractortrailercrash.com.


Juvenile Justice Council will meet
The Okeechobee Juvenile Justice Council will conduct their
monthly meeting on Friday, Aug. 19, 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 to attend. For information,
call Pat O'Connor at (863) 763-3536.


Church planning trip
The Church of Our Saviour Episcopal Church is sponsoring a trip to
Orlando to see the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes on Saturday, Dec.
10. The bus will leave the church at 200 N.W. Third Street at 8 a.m. The
performance is at 11 a.m. The cost is $65 per person. For reservations,
call Fran at (863) 357-1713. Payment is due before Aug. 21.





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Looking Back...
Pink Cantrell with coworkers working the capping machine on the green bean line at the Markham Brothers Canning in
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Upcoming Events


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.
Anyone interested in a sensible approach to losing weight and
becoming a part of a caring group is welcome to come and see what
we are all about. 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.
A.A. meeting from noon until 1 p.m. at the Church of Our Saviour, 200
N.W. Third St. This is an open meeting.
A.A. meets from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Church of Our Saviour, 200 N.W.
Third St' This is an open speaker meeting.

Saturday.
Dual Recovery Anonymous meets at noon at Welcome House, which
is located next to the driver's license office at 1925 U.S. 441 S.E. It is a
self-help group for people with a desire to stop using alcohol and
other intoxicating drugs and a desire to manage their emotional or
psychiatric illness. It's an open discussion group. For information, call
(863) 467-1026.
Teen Talk from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Jesus Holy Ghost Crusade Mis-
sion, 1401 N.E. Park St. Every teen is invited. Topics of education
include: AIDS; free HIV testing; STDs; personal issues; domestic vio-
lence; abstinence; abuse of drugs; sex abuse; plus, educational mate-
rials and prevention tools. Call (863) 634-9340 or (863) 357-6248, for
information.
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Okeechobee Presbyterian
SChurch, 312 N. Parrott Ave. It will be a closed discussion.
The Society of Young Magicians will meet from 10 until 11 a.m. at the
First United Methodist Church in Avon Park. For information, call Dick
Laneau at (863) 467-9540 or (727) 345-4323.
Barnyard Buddies meets from 10 a.m. until noon at the County 4-H
Extension office at 458 U.S. 98 N. Everyone who would like to be part
of the Barnyard Buddies is invited, or you can sign up at the Okee-
chobee County 4-H Extension office Monday through Friday from 8:30
a.m. until 5 p.m. For information, call the extension office at.(863).763-
6469.

Sunday
A.A. meeting from 7:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the Church of Our Saviour,
200 N.W. Third St. It will be an open step meeting.

Monday
Okeechobee Senior Singers will meet at 9 a.m. at the Okeechobee
Presbyterian Church, 312 North,Parrott Ave. Everyone who enjoys
singing is invited to join the group. For information or to schedule an
appearance, contact Patsy Black at (863) 467-7068.
The Okeechobee Historical Society meets at noon at 1850 U.S. 98
N. Join us with a covered dish for lunch, followed by a business meet-
ing. The dues are $10 per person, per year, and are due in September.
For information, call Betty Williamson at (863) 763-3850.

Tuesday
Alanon meeting will be held at the Church of Our Savior, 200 N.W.
Third St., at 8 p.m.
Family History Center meets from noon until 3 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 Cen-
sus, IGI (International Genealogical Index), Social Security Death
Index and military information available. For information, call (863)
763-6510 or (863) 467-5261.
The Camera Club meets every other Tuesday from 5:30 until 6:30
p.m. Learn types and uses of film; speeds and technology; and, how
to see your world and capture it on film. Class is basic through exten-
sive. Registration is $20, and each class is $10. Call Bobbi at (863)
467-2614 for information. Some of the proceeds will go towards Big
Lake Mission's Outreach.
Rotary Club of Okeechobee meets at noon at the Golden Corral
Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave. All Rotarians and anyone else interest-
ed are invited. For information, contact Bill Bartlett at (863) 467-4663.
The Widow and Widowers Support Group meets at 8:30 a.m. at the
Clock Restaurant, 1111 S. Parrott Ave. for breakfast. For information,
call (863) 763-5887 or (863) 357-0297.
The Gathering Church Overcomers Group meets at 7:30 p.m. in the
Fellowship Hall, 1735 S.W. 24th Ave. This is a men's only meeting. For
information, call Earl at (863) 763-0139.
The Okeechobee Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Golden Corral
Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave. Anyone interested in becoming a
member is welcome. For information, contact Elder Sumner at (863)
763-6076.
Bible study at the Living Word of Faith Church, 1902 S. Parrott Ave., at
7 p.m. Informal and informative discussions bring many Bible truths to
life. Everyone is invited.
Grief and Loss Support Group meets every Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the
Hospice Building located at 411 S.E. Fourth St. in Okeechobee. Every-
one is welcome. For information, contact Enid Boutrin at (863) 467-
2321.
Bipolar Bears meets at 11 a.m. at Welcome House, which is located
next to the driver's license office, 1925 U.S. 441 S.E. It is a self-help
group that offers support and education for people who have been
diagnosed with clinical depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, schizo-
affective disorder or dual diagnosis. For information, call (863) 467-
1026.


Community Events


School collecting cell phones
Central Elementary Student Council is collecting old/unused
cell phones to be turned into a recycling company. Proceeds
will be used to purchase new stage curtains. Cell phones may
be dropped off at Central Elementary School, 610 S.W. Fifth
Ave.


Bake sale aids Cancer Society,
Big Lake National Bank, 1409 S. Parrott Ave., will host a bake
sale Friday, Aug. 12, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. All proceeds from
the sale will be donated to the American Cancer Society for
"Making Strides Against Breast Cancer".


Advisory County sets meeting date
There will be an Okeechobee County provider meeting on
Friday, Aug.12, at the Okeechobee County Health Department,
1728. N.W. Ninth Ave., at 9:30 a.m. Then at noon, there will be a
meeting of the Okeechobee County Advisory Council. This
meeting will also be held at the Health Department.


Back to school collections under way
Big Lake Missions Outreach is currently sponsoring their
annual school supplies drive for the needy children in our coun-
ty. They will be collecting items until Aug. 12. Let's work togeth-
er on this project and make sure every child of school age has
what they need to start school this year. Also, if your child needs
supplies, they can help. Proof of eligibility is required to qualify.
For information or to make a donation, call the Mission at (863)
763-5725.


AC S hosting breast cancer walk
The American Cancer Society "Making Strides Against Breast
Cancer" will be hosting a 5K walk on Saturday, Aug. 13. The
walk will begin at Flagler Park on Park Street. Registration will
begin at 8 a.m. The MSABC is currently seeking participants to
walk in this event. There is no charge, and free T-shirts will be
given to those participants that raise $100 or more. Please visit
our Okeechobee website at http://www.acesevents.org for
information. For team recruitment, or if you are a cancer sur-
vivor, contact Pattie Mullins/co chair at (863) 634-4054.


Medicare benefits topic of talk show
Family Stations Inc., is having a radio talk show on Saturday,
Aug. 13, starting at 7:30 a.m. and re-broadcasting at 1 and 6
p.m. on WWFR 91.7 FM on the treasure coast and in West Palm
Beach on 100.3 FM. The guest will be Paul Cotton, AARP Senior
Legislative Representative, a specialist in low income health
care issues. The topic will be the new Medicare drug benefit.
For information, call 1 (800) Medicare or www.meicare.gov.


Annual health fair planned
On Aug. 13 the fifth annual health fair will be held from 8
a.m. until noon at the American Legion Hall, 501 S.E. Second St.
It is sponsored by the Florida Community Health Centers. For
information, call (863) 763-1951.


Church hosts clothes give-away
The Okeechobee Church of God, 301 N.E. 44th Ave., will
host its annual clothes give-away on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 9
a.m. until noon. The event will be held in the church's fellow-
ship hall. For information, call (863) 763-4127.


Church hosts Family Fun Day
The Okeechobee community is invited to a Family Fun Day
on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the
First United Methodist Church fellowship hall at 200 N.W Sec-
ond St. Sign ups and activities for children will begin at 10:30
a.m. The show will begin promptly at 11 a.m. After the show
there will be a lunch for everyone and a few door prizes for the
children who sign up. All children will receive a helium balloon
or small gift. Reverend Mabrey, a Methodist minister and illu-
sionist, will be performing.


Churches to host singing group
The Gulf State Quartet will be singing at Fountain of Life
Church, 116 S.E. Park St., on Sunday, Aug. 14, at 11 a.m. They
will also be appearing that evening at the Fort Drum Communi-
ty Church, 32415 U.S. 441 N., at 6 p.m. The public is invited.





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By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
Chris Branham is excited and
he's really not trying very hard to
hide it.
His excitement stems from an
attitude he has-
n't seen on the
Okeechobee
High School
football field in f'
quite some
time.
"You can
see that Okee-
chobee swag-
ger and we're Chris
wanting to hit Branham
some people,"
said Branham. "We're not quite
there yet, but you can see the
swagger coming back on the
practice field. They have a little
different pride than they've had in
the past."
Branham, who is beginning
his first season as the head grid
coach at OHS, said the current-
day Brahmans are starting to
remind him of the days when he
donned the Purple and Gold.
And even though he tried to
contain himself, his excitement
over this year's squad came
through loud and clear when he
spoke.
"Our defense reminds me of
when Don Bower was here and
defense was our strong point," he


WHO: OHS Brahmans
WHAT: Intrasquad football scrim-
mage
WHEN: 7 p.m. tonight
WHERE: Brahmans Stadium

said. "From what I've seen so far,
this is one of the better defenses
we've had since 1990. We have a
lot of speed all over the place and
we hit almost everything. I'm not
saying they're going to tear up the
world, but they have a little bit of
fight in them."
And Brahman football fans
will get a chance to see that fight
at an intrasquad scrimmage at
Brahmans Stadium tonight begin-
ning at 7 p.m. There is no admis-
sion charge, and Brahman fans
will be able to pick out their gold
and reserved seats for the upcom-
ing season.
Branham said the controlled
scrimmage will last until 9 p.m.
and will give him and his staff an
idea of just where the team is
before next week's outing against
Moore Haven.
"Basically, we'll be looking to
see what we need to work on," he
said. "We'll be looking for a quar-
terback, and to see what plays
we've got and what we need to
work on." -
The Brahmans head mentor
said he wants his offense to work
on the running game because he
plans on using the ground attack


to control the game, and to keep
the opponents' offense on the
bench.
"The way we became more
successful last year was concen-
trating on running the ball," he
said. "We became a better team
and we set the tempo of the
game."
Right now, Branham said the
Brahmans are very strong at the
running back position. He said he
has five ball carriers that could
probably start, or at least be the
number two guy, at 80 percent of
the high schools in Florida.
Right now, Branham said
Kenny Spencer is the number one
tailback. But, he's getting strong
competition from Cody Storey,
LeShon Henderson, Timmy
Williams and Marc Macias. He
said Macias is also likely to see
some action as a receiver.
At the signal caller's slot the
position Branham is probably
most familiar with since that's
where he played during his years
at OHS three players are vying
for the starting job. Travis Conrad,
Virgil Barrett and Chris Cyr have
all been a starting signal caller for
the Brahmans at one time or
another in their OHS careers.
As for the offensive front, Bran-
ham has three starters returning
from last year's squad -- Rex
Irwin, James Madrigal and Ricky
Barnes. Another returned is Corey
York, who was the sixth man in


Sports Briefs


Touchdown Club
seeks new members
The Okeechobee High School
Touchdown Club is seeking new
members. The purpose of this
club is to promote pride, respect,
spirit and unity among the O.H.S.
players and student.body, staff,
coaches, families and the busi-
ness community.
Anyone interested in the foot-
ball program at O.H.S. is invited to
join. Bronze membership is $300;
silver membership is $600; gold
membership is $900; and, plat-
inum membership is $1,200.
A portion of each membership
goes to the general athletic fund,
and another portion goes into a
scholarship trust.
For information, call Brahman
head football coach Chris Bran-
ham at (863) 462-5050.
Youth gridleague
taking late sign-ups
The Pop Warner football
league will have late sign-ups
through Friday, Aug. 12, at the
soccer field across from North
Elementary School from 5 until 7
p.m.
Parents must provide copies of
the child's birth certificate, their
most recent report card and a cur-
rent physical at registration. The
cost Of registration will be $75.
For information contact James
Shockley at (863) 634-3482, or
Albion Crowell at (863) 697-2576.
OHS sports
seats on sale
Gold seats and reserved seats
are now on sale for O.H.S. sports.
The cost of a gold seat is $100
and entitles the holder to admis-
sion to all home Brahman games
with the exception of state-spon-
sored activities such as bowl
games, jamborees or playoffs.
Reserved seats entitle the hold-
er to admission to all home Brah-
man football games. The cost of
the reserved seats is $40 per seat.


Seat selection will take place
on Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. There will be
a scrimmage game that evening
to introduce you to this year's
team and new head coach Chris
Branham.
For information on where to
obtain tickets, contact Mike Rade-
baugh at (863) 462-5025.
Soccer sign ups
to begin Aug. 22
Registration for the Okeechobee
County Parks & Recreation Depart-
ment's Youth Soccer League will be
held Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.
until 5 p.m.
Sign-ups will start Monday, Aug.
22, and end Friday, Sept. 2. All sign-
ups will be held at the recreation
department office, 309 N.W. Sec-
ond St.
The registration fee is $25 per
child. Parents will need to present a
copy of their child's birth certificate
a[ Ihh [lime of r hgi.Ilit.i' n. The
child's age as of Dec. 31, 2005, will
determine their age division.
Age divisions will be: 14 and


under; 12 and under; 10 and under;
8 and under; and, 6 and under.
The minimum number of par-
ticipants in each age division is 30
players.
Games will be played locally,
and will start Oct. 1 and end
before Christmas.
For information, call the recre-
ation department at (863) 763-
6950.

OCRA football
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The Okeechobee Citizens
Recreation Association (OCRA)
will hold their fall football sign-
ups Aug. 13 and 20 from 9 a.m.
until 2 p.m. at Teen Town, 305
N.W Second St.
Parents or guardians are
required to accompany athletes.
A copy of the athlete's birth certifi-
cate will also be required at regis-
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the rotation last year and can play
every position on the line.
Also competing for playing
time on the OL will be Rafe Irwin
and Josh Britnell.
As a unit, Branham said the
offensive front will average
around 225 pounds.
When the subject of the
defense comes up, so does Bran-
ham's level of excitement.
"They all have good speed,
play aggressive, get to the ball, hit
everything and play strong as a
unit they're just playing with so
much passion," he said. "So far in
practice they have been extreme-
ly disciplined."
Branham said his defense will
use the 4-3 set and their overall
game plan is pretty simple be
quick and be aggressive.
"We tell them 'just do your job
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At linebackers, Branham
pointed to the play of Josh Rauler-
son, Williams and Cyr.
"All but Josh are 4.7 or better in
the 40," said Branham, "but Josh
probably has the best instincts of
them all."
Branham went on to pay
Raulerson a very big compliment,
when he compared him to a for-
mer Brahman linebacking stand:-
out.
"Josh reminds me of a big Ben
Wine he just hits everything,"
said Branham.
In the defensive backfield
Branham said Rashad Kelly, Hen-
derson and Eric Lodge have been
splitting time at the cornerback
positions, while Storey and Casey
Hoover are likely to be the starting
free safety and strong safety,
respectively.
But the long and short of it is,
Branham is doing something that
many of his predecessors could-
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He tells them of such former
OHS standouts as Harold Kidd
and Rufus McGill, and how other
squads really didn't look forward
to facing the Brahmans because
they knew they were going to get
hit hard and hit often.
"Every single day after practice
we talk about aggressiveness,"
said Branham.
But his post-practice talks
don't end there.
"I remember being 10 years
old and watching Harold and
Rufus and how much passion
they played with," he said. "I tell
our players to be the type of play-
er that when young guys look at
you they say they want to be just
like you."'
It's not going to be easy for the
Brahmans this season and Bran-
ham isn't sure what his team's
record will be when the season
ends, but there is one thing that is
certain the pride of playing
football for Okeechobee High
School is back.
And so is that Okeechobee
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At the Movies
The following movies are now
showing., at the Brahman Theatres
III.
Movie times for Friday, Aug. 12,
through Thursday, Aug. 18, are as
follows:
Theatre I "Wedding Chasers"
(R) Showtimes: Friday at 7 and
9:10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at
2, 4:15, 7 and 9:10 p.m. Monday at
3 and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday at 2, 4:15, 7 and
9:10p.m.
Theatre II1 "Bewitched" (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.
Theatre III "Dukes of Hazard"
(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.
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


Since its creation by Congress
in 1939, the U.S. Coast Guard Aux-
iliary 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-
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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
hundreds 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 citi-
zens who, as volunteers, enter
juvenile justice programs
throughout the state. The Eckerd
Youth Development Center
(EYDC) needs you to share your
skills or special talents in making
a difference in the lives of trou-
bled youth. Volunteers are need-
ed as tutors,. translators, arts and
crafts instructors, mentors, job,
preparation and search instruc-
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tance in developing a youth choir.
Wouldn't you like to make a dif-
ference? If so, please contact Rick
Hargraves at EYDC, 7200 U.S.
Hwy. 441 N., Okeechobee, Fl.
34972. (863) 763-2174, ext. 234.

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into subsidized childcare. The pro-
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age birth to kindergarten age. Both
parents must be working or attend-
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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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church. Our temporary gray box is
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advance payment. These
classifications are denoted
with an asterisk *.
Auctions 105
Car Pool 110
Share a ride 115
Card of Thanks 120
In Memoriam 125
Found 130
Lost 135
Giwe Away 140
Garage.-Yard Sale 1415
Personals 150
Special Notices 155
900 Numbers 160



CEDAR PEDDLE BOATS (2)
Found floating in Taylor's
Creek, cal to identify
(863)357-1694.

COCKEFLSPANIEL- Young,
-FoT-ndnear 98 on Mitchell
Rd. Call to identify.
(863)467-5469


BRACELET- 14 Caret gold
w/gem stones. Lost 7/21/05
between Raulerson & Wal-
Mart 772-631-3090 Reward

Do-It-Yourself Ideas


Storage Shed
This storage shed holds all
the bicycles, tools and camp-
ing and sports equipment that
clutter the garage. A good,
basic do-it-yourself project, it
requires mostly straight cuts
of standard-sized lumber and
simple construction tech-
niques. The shed measures 6
ft. long by 4 ft. deep by 6 ft.
tall, but the size is adjustable.
Storage Shed plan
(No. 250)... $9.95
Storage Sheds Package
3 plhr, in..l ?50
(No. C68)... $21.95
Catalog (pictures hundreds
of projects) ..$2.00
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Get FREE
signs and
inventory sheets!

Call Classifieds
877-353-2424


ALUMINUM TRUCK TOPPER
Good for scrap aluminum &
Very strong wood picnic table
You haul (863)763-5543
BLACK MIX CHOW- female, 6
mos old, great disposition,
very friendly, to good home
only (863)697-1745..
CUR & RED NOSED PIT- 8,
All males puppies, going on
7 wks.
(863)675-6773/673-2889
Free to good home, 4 mo. old
male kitten, white & gray.
(863)763-7854




OKEE, Aug.10th-14th, 1812
NE 50th Ct., Call
863-763-2334 for info.
Organ, Frig, Dresser, Recliner,
King size bed, Triple Dresser
& Corner Chair Cabinet.


Employment -
Fufl-Time 205
Employment -
Medical 210
Employment -
Part-Trme 215
Employment
Wanted 220
Job Information 225
Job Training 227
Sales 230



A/C SERVE. TECH/INSTALLER
w/Min. 3 yrs. exp.
Dependable, Clean DL, DFW,
Good pay, Benefits, 401K.
(863)763-8391
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK
In Indiantown F/T with benefits
Fax resume: 772-597-3300
or Call: 772-597-3458



ASSISTANT MANAGER
$28,600'to start, for
Okee location. Fax resume to
863-467-2402 or'
applywithin.
COOKS, SERVERS
& HOSTESS
Apply Within.
CRANE OPERATOR
Great benefits
(877)304-4100


BATCH PANEL
OPERATOR
At Feed Mill, Computer
exp. needed, Benefits
Available. Apply at
Syfrett Feed Company,
3079)1W 8th St.
'Okeechobee.
- (863)763-5586
Camp Cook/Housekeeper,
must be neat, clean de-
pendable. Exp'd in cooking &
cleaning for large crowds.
Weekends a must. Call Lisa
(863)763-9950
DIESEL MECHANIC/HELPER
Wanted. Salary neg. based on
experience & tools. Call
863-357-2150.
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1Electrician:
*Journeymen or experienced
Mechanic's. Only serious
Self motivated need apply..
tMust have good driving
Record. Weekly travel I
required In FL. Paid travel
=time, overtime Per diem,,
"DFWP Benefits, 401k, Pd'
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'Wilson's Petroleum
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IElectrician:
.Service Electrician for
_Petroleum Industry,
ILocal work. Must have
Good driving record, DFWP &
1Benefits, 401 k,Pd hol & vac
Wilson's Petroleum
"1(772)468-3689 .
Experienced MatureTeachers
Needed Building Blocks
Academy F/T & P/T
positions avail., Great pay,
working environment &
benefits 863-467-5000
FULL or PART-TIME
Responsible Cleaning Person
for private home. The key
individual would also drive a
car when necessary..
Past references & very clean
driving history a must!
Can Debbie: Monday-Friday.
8:45am-3:30pm
(863)467-2982
Help Wanted
Construction/Maintenance
Position Available
Apply At:
Awesome Self Storage
6489 Hwy. 441 SE
Okeechobee, FL 34974
HELP WANTED
Warehouse/delivery
Full time 401K, Insurance
Class B CDL w/hazmat
Basic computer skills
Apply South East milk
10 5wn Park St. Okee


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Start a new career in the much needed field of
nursing as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Complete the
Hospitality Assistant course/training at Okeechobee
Healthcare Facility and become a CNA in 4 weeks. Next
class begins soon. Instructor RN/experienced teacher has
a very high CNA exam passing rate. Qualified CNAs are
then eligible for LPN training. Good benefits.
Apply In Person For Further Details:
406 N.W. 4th Street (863) 357-2442

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


IMMEDIATE OPENING
-.TRUCK & HEAVY
EQUIPMENT MECHANICS
*HEAWVEQUIPMENT
OPERATOR
CDL Class A & B Drivers with
clean driving record.
Apply in person
Mon. Fri. 9am-4pm
503 NW 9th Street
DFWP


LOOKING TO FILL
OFFICE STAFF POSITION
IN A PROFESSIONAL OFFICE
Must be dependable &
have experience w/computers,
intemet & bookkeeping.
Starts @ $8.00 per hour.
Call (863)763-1323 to apply.
Must have references.


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



OkExcitingopportunity that re auires
homemakin. and cooking s ills.
benefits include health insurance and
vacation. Call 863-357-2442.



Professional Cook,
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Full Time. (Fri., Sat., Mon., Tues., Wed.)

Apply At: 406 N.W. 4th Street


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DRIVER NEEDED

Class A CDL Required.
Benefits Available. Apply @
Walpole Feed & Supply
2595 NW 8th Street


MECHANIC Exp'd only. Good
hrly. commission rate @ Ford
Dealership. Okeechobee Motor
Co. @'3175 Hwy. 441 S.
MECHANICS NEEDED
At Feed Mill
Experience on Semi
Tractor Trailers a
benefit.
Benefits Available.
Apply at:
Syfrett Feed Company,
3079 NW 8th Street,
Okeechobee,
(863)763-5586.
MEDICAL OFFICE
Help needed, Please mail
Resume to: 304 NE 19th Dr,
Okeechobee FL 34974
NAIL TECH & HAIR STYLIST
Carolyn's Coiffures
(863)763-4225
NEEDED: Back Hoe & Front
Loader. Need underground
utility experience. Contact
Marvin Rowell
863-781-0193
anytime after 5pm
NEEDED IMMEDIATELY
Experienced Loader Operator
& Pipe Layer, Excellent Pay
& benefits, Must pass drug
test. (863)610-0889.

Our Historic Inn is seeking a
Lead Cook, to add to our
growing team. Competitive
salary. Some staff in place.
Call 772-597-3777.
Pipe Layers & Pipe Laborers
for local road construction.
(954)321-9336 fax 321-0621
EOE, M/F, DFWP
Praxair, A World Leader in In-
dustrial Gases is now hiring
for various positions in our
fill plant facility. Exc. health-
care benefits, matching
401K retirement & profit
sharing (paid quarterly),
must be able to pass back-
ground check. Please apply
in person at 2534 NW 16th
Blvd., Okee. No phone calls
please. DFWR

RECEPTIONIST
Needed for busy medical
office. Applicant must be
very pleasant & skilled in
computers & typing. Some
medical eip. is preferred.
Please send resumes to:
1713 Hwy 441 N, Ste B
Okeechobee, FL 34972
or Call 863-467-9400 or fax
to (863)467-8708

STAFF ACCOUNTANT
Responsible for fixed
assets, accounts payable,
G.L. posting and
reconciliations.
Understanding of accruals,
prepaids and depreciation
required. Financial service
industry experience a plus.
SMinimum 2 years college or
equivalent work experience.
Apply in person -
Big Lake Natl. Bank,
107 SW 17St.,Ste.B, Okee
DFW, EOE
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helps you understand
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No wonder newspaper
readers are more suc-
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SIGN-UP BONUS.
Great response!Two
positions remain for
Fuel Attendant/stock
person. Training will
be provided for
responsible people.
We offer good pay,
rewarding work,
benefits and a
substantial mileage
reimbursement. For a
limited time, qualified
applicants who are
hired will receive a
$200 sign-up bonus.
Apply at:
Ft. Drum Citgo
mm 184 FL. Turnpike
(863)763-9383
DFWP
Need a few more bucks
to purchase something
deer? Pick up some
extra bucks when you
sell your used items in
the classifeids.



CNA/HHA, COMPANION
Bi-lingual
(772)466-9199


SERVERS & KITCHEN HELP
Experience only. No even-
ings 863-763-7938 Leave
message.
VOLUNTEER SPECIALIST P/T
Local non-profit organization
has position based in
Ft. Pierce with travel in
Adjacent Counties. For info.:
www.areaagency.org.


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




INFANT DAYCARE In brand
new Okeechobee home.
Avail. 7 days a week. Please
call Chelsie (561)662-1713


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never accept any advertise-
ment that is illegal or con-
sidered fraudulent. In all
cases of questionable val-
ue, such as promises of
guaranteed income from
work-at-home programs if
it sounds too good to be
true, chances are that it is.
If you have questions or
doubts about any ad on
these pages, we advise that
before responding or send-
ing money ahead of time,
you check with the Better
Business Bureau at
772-878-2010 for previous
complaints.
Some 800 and 900 telephone
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.


Services



Babysitting 405
Child Care Needed410
Child Care Offered-415
Instruction 420
Services Offered 425
Insurance 430
Medical Services435




O'CONNELL
CONSTRUCTION
SERVICES, INC.
License # CBC055264
ERNEST LANCASTER
Screen Rooms, Carports
Room Additions
Florida Rooms
Aluminum Roof Over
(863)634-2044


ITractorjLoader for Hire

Call (863)63-4149
or (561)758-4337
Shop here first!
The classified ads



A CLASSIC CUT
Dependable Lawn
Maintenance. Free
Estimate
(863)697-6446


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BR SUITE-5pc, tall oval
hdbd/ftbd, 5 drawer chest,
dresser w/swinging mirror,
carved legs, very sturdy, $500
(863)467-7659.

Coffee Table & End Tables,
light oak wood, $30.
(863)675-3998
COMPUTER DESK
Large, L shaped, med-dark
color composite wood. $75
(863)467-1104
COMPUTER DESK, beautiful,
oak, traditional style, good
cond., $325.
(863)983-6565
COMPUTER DESK: Like new
w/lock box, filing cabinet &
large drawer. Wooden. $75 or
best offer. (863)467-4175
COUCH, Broyhill, Sleeper,
Floral pastel. $150 or best
offer (863)357-3633
COUCH w/pull out bed. Black
w/light pastels. $60.
(863)610-9192 day or
863)467-2480 evenings.
DAY BED- white metal, makes
into full size bed, $100
(863)610-9192 days
863)467-2480 eves.
Dining Room Table, w/6 pad-
ded Captain's chairs, new,
whitish color, $650 neg.
(863)357-2233 Okee area.'
DR SUITE- cherry wood, 2
capts chairs, 2 side chairs,
padded seats, $300
(863)763-2103.
FURNITURE Living room set,
Dining room set & Bedroom
set $1000 for all or will sep.
(863)467-2910
LIVING ROOM SET, 3 pc. $40
(863)227-4233
LIVING ROOM SET, new, paid
$1,000, asking $750.
863-763-5474 Okeechobee
.area.
Queen Sofa Bed, Rocker,
Drum end table, Glass end
table w/lamp, 2 end tables.
$185 will sep 863-946-3860
SEWING MACHINE CABINET
w/ chair, nds minor repair.
Chest, desk, table & lamp
$95 all will sep 561-924-5812
TABLES, (5) 8 Ft., Folding,
Brown. Excellent condition.
$150 for all will sep.
(863)467-6175
TALL BOY, beautiful, oak, co-
lonial style,' great cond.,
$399. (863)983-6565
TWIN BED- rustic wood
frame, $50. (863)634-077,9.
WATERBED- California King,
Mirror headboard. with 6
drawers, $300. or best offer
(863)983-4954



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: 2001 Club Car,
Mint condition w/lights &
mirrors. Can deliver locally.
$2300. (954)317-6733
WORK CART- 4 seater, bed w/
lift gate, 36V charger, work
or pleasure. Good condition,
$900. (863)697-2033.


BROWNING BAR- Automatic
rifle 308, Wim w/2x7, wide
field scoop. $500.
(863)902-0381
GLOCK, Model 23, 3 high cap
mags, $550. (863)697-9519
REMINGTON 1100- Automatic
shot gun w/ 26" Remchoke
barrel & synthetic stock.
$250. (863)902-0381
RIFLE- Ugoslav SKS 7.62x39
unissued. $300.
(772)597-2912
SMITH & WESSON, Model
457, 45 cal., & Sig Sauer,
Model P245, 45 cal., $1210
will sep. 863-697-9519


MASON SHOES- 2 pair, Fe-
male, Brand new, size 8 1/2
B. $50. (863)357-0125
SCHOOL CLOTHES- Wran-
glers Boys-27& 28,
Girls-3,5,7,8 9 & 10, $300.
Will Sep. (863)467-2132


FED DUCK STAMPS'34-'72
1,00 + stamps valued at over
$6000. Selling for $2500
(863)763-8729


COLLECTIBLE DOLLS- 5, By
Madame Alexander, Mann,
Robin Wood. $250. or will
separate. (863)612-9233
Football & Baseball Card Col-
lection & $500 or best offer
Call (863)763-8943
WWII METAL DETECTOR
Used to detect mines. Works,r
extendable handle. $75
(863)357-2803



DELL COMPUTER- 2yrs old,
w/printer, monitor, web
cam, Windows XP, etc;
$120 (863)634-6708.
DELL-kyboard, mouse, moni-
tor, great for school/home,
games, fast, Si able epsaflol.
150. Llama (863)843-0323



QUILTING FRAME SET, All in
1 piece. Excellent condition.
Made in Canada. $100
(863)467-6175


7PC DINETTE SET- glass top
table, 6 chairs, 36x60, Rat-
tan, $200. (863)357-1364.
ADJUSTABLE BED Twin w/
wireless remote. Only used
a couple months. $800
(863)675-0483
BEDROOM SET, queen size,
like new, with lamps, $600
neg. (863)357-2233


Merchandise



Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520)
Beauty Supplies 525
Bicycles 530
Books & Magazines535
Building Materials540
Business Equipment 5-15
Carpets.'Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Clothing 565
CoinscStamps 570
Collectibles 575
Computer. Video 580
Crafts, Supplies 585
Cruises 590
Drapes, Linens 9 Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610C
Furs 615
Health & Reducing
Equipment 6201
Heating Equipment.
Supplies 625
Household Items 630
Jewelry 635
Lamps/Lights 6410
Luggage 645
Medical Items 650
Miscellaneous 655
Musical Instruments 660
Office Supplies.'
Equipment 665
Pets.' Supplies,'
Services 670
Photography 675
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools & Supplies 685
Restaurant
Equipment 690
Satellite 695
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Television/Radio 715
Tickets 720
Tools 725
Toys & Games 730
VCRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740



ANTIQUE FURNITURE-
$2100. For All or will separ-
ate 863-675-6657 Leave
message.


HALL TREE- Oak, with bench.
Umbrella holder & hat
hooks. $1000.
(772)489-6837
PIANO Turn of the Century
Moving, Must Sell!! Only seri-
ous inq. Best offer will be
taken. (863)983-1654
SINGER '1900- Commercial &
Furrier Machine $500.
(863)357-1019


BUILT IN OVEN- GE Profile,
asking $100.
(863)763-1884.
FREEZER- 9 cu $50. or best
offer (863)763-5422





SCHWIN BICYCLE 1955- 26",
like new, asking $1000.
(863)467-5756,




SLIDING GLASS DOOR- $150
or best offer.
(863)357-3633
TIE BEAM CLAMPS- (50)
used, asking $175 for all
(863)675-1224.
TRESSES for 20x40 horse
barn w/ pack room. $250
(239)770-6855



BOY'S CLOTHES- 18mo-2T,
Large assortment, Exc cond.
$100. takes all or will separ-
ate. (863)763-6131
INFANT CRIB SHEETS- Bump-
er guard, Diaper holder, Mu-
sical Mobile & Lamp, Exc
cond. $40. 863-763-6131
Swing, Bouncer, Walker &
White Bassinet, Winnie the,
Pooh, all like new, $100 will
sell sep. (863:1228-0566


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YORKI PO0 PUP- tiny choco-
late male, adorable, shots,
$600 cash. (863)357-0037
or (561)603-1669
YORKIE- Teacup, Female, 4
Ibs, 9 mo. old, Spayed. With
papers, Housebroken.
$1700.863-634-9620 Okee



HOT TUB- 4 person, Nice,
Comes w/all the goodies.
Located in Milbourne. Work
great! $350. (863)946-0296



POOL TABLE- 7', Slate, New
felt, Valley coin-op, Ball return
(missing coin mechanism)
500 firm 989-621-7589
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BODY BY JAKE, $200 or best
offer. (863)612-9811
FULL HOME GYM- Smith Ma-
chine weight set & bars,
never used, $300
(863)697-1247.
HOME GYM Welder Pro
9940. Good shape, all
attachments $200 or best
offer (863)467-6434
NORDIC TRACK, Walk Fit
treadmill, Westlow Cardio
Glide, & Exercise Bike $200 all
or will sep. (863)531-0093
SMITH MACHINE Welder
Pro 545 Gym w/ Olympic
weights & bart bench $200
or best offer (863)467-6434


DELUXE 3 WHEEL CART-
Heavy duty, Never used.
Paid $1800. Asking $950.
(863)675-2593
Deluxe Quickie G424 Motor-
ized Scooter, black & bur-
gundy, pd. $4000+, asking
$2500. (863)612-9811
HOSPITAL BED- Invacare,
electric, new mat, plus air
mat with pump included
$450. neg. (863)655-3436.
MASSAGE TABLE, Used very
little, like new w/all papers.
Asking $125.
(863)467-0627
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
Wheelchairs, walkers & more.
Please call for more info.
(863)763-2334


COKE MACHINE, $200.
(863)228-0127 for more in-
ormation.
FOOT BATH Clairol, electric,
good condition, clean. In-
structions included $20
(863)675-3614
HAIR CLIPPERS Oster, elec-
tric, safety covers, 4 guards
& instructions. Good condi-
tion $15 (863)675-3614
JUKEBOX, $200.
(863)228-0127
Kiln & approx. 50 Southwest-
ern molds, $600 or best of-
fer. (863)763-9950



MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS-
from household goods,
stereo equip. treadmill, CD's
& more all for $2000
(863)467-5500.
MUSICAL DISPLAY- Christ-
mas, Electrical, Plays music
& Skaters skate around.
24"x30" $40. 863-357-0125
PROFESSIONAL PAINT
SPRAYERS- 2, $200. Will
separate. (863)357-0438
SLOT MACHINE- One arm
bandit, full size, Bally, bars
and sevens, $450 neg.
(863)946-0296.
TROPHY'S- 31, Marble bas-
es, $40. or will separate.
(863)612-9233



CONN TROMBONE- W/case,
excellent condition, $350
firm. (863)763-7574.
FRENCH HORN, Good condi-
tion in case. Ideal for begin-
ner. Pd $900, Asking $300.
(863)763-7040/634-3173
GUITAR, Stella Harmony,
Made in the 50's. Excellent
condition. Asking $200.
(863)467-0627,
ORGAN- Freedom II, Excellent
condition $2000.
(863)467-4253
PA SYSTEM: 4 Chan. Peavey,
Rhythm Machine, Basement
Amp (Fender), Microphones...
$500 neg. (863)357-0406
PIANO, Baldwin, upright,
$300. (863)697-3389
TENOR SAX- Conn, with case,
Asking $475.
(863)675-4098 evenings


AFFENPINSCER- AKC, Fe-
male, Older, To a Seniors
Home $225. (863)983-6537
AKC REG. LAB PUPPIES
8wks old, all shots $325 ea
(863)763-6987
AQUARIUMS (2) Already '
est. w/ fish, decor & all acc.,
different sizes. $175 for all
or will sep. (863)228-7230
Australian Blue & Red Heeler
Pups, 8 weeks, working par-
ents on premises, $300.
(863)227-0071/227-1111
BEAGLE, Female, Approx. 3
yrs. old. No papers. Will deer
hunt a little. Asking $200 neg.
(772)370-0262
Looking to buy small breed
puppies, will purchase
whole litter. Please call
954-394-2443.
MALE CHIHUAHUA- 8wks
old, very small, 1st shots,
1st $300 takes it.
(863)357-3564.
SHOW RABBITS w/ nice
cages & accessories. $150
for all or will sep.
(863)228-7230


CASSETTE PLAYER/RECORD-
ER- Sony, With 100 country
Cassettes $50
(863)697-2033



HITACHI TV- 50", Big screen,
About 4yrs old. Looks good.
Must pick up. Moving Must
Sell. $550 863-467-9756


Bandsaw, 14 inch central ma-
chinery woodcutting with at-
tachments, $75.
(863)467-0085
CAR DOLLY- Good condition
$450. (863)697-6102
DOG BOX, w/diamond plate
top & tool box, $350.
(863)634-3142
ELECTRIC WELDER- Lincoln,
with long leads. $100.
(772)489-6837



GENERATOR- Makita, brand
new, never used, cost
$2000 sell for $1200
(863)467-5756

PRESSURE WASHER- North-
ern Hydraulic top of the line,
13HP Honda engine, Cat
pump, $600 (863)763-1884


PARK SIZE SLIDE & 2 SETS
MONKEY BARS, stainless,
$450. (239)728-2357
Home, (239)910-7853 cell


ADULT VIDEOS (VHS) 10,
Random titles. All for $75. or
best offer. Call
(863)634-3783
Your new home could be
in today's paper. Have
you looked for it?
Agriculture




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




CATTLE TRAILER- Goose-
neck, 24', swing gates, like
new tires, dual axle, $1700

(863)697-9704.


Wanted Hunting Lease in South
or Central Florida
Small group of responsible christian police offi-
cers and a couple of business owners seeking
1000 to 8000 acres or more to lease in south or
central Florida to hunt deer, turkey, hogs. Will
manage property under the guidelines of the
Quality Deer Management Association. Possible
long term lease. No dogs or buggy hunting. Most-
ly archery 'hunting. Will provide our own insu-
rance. All of us are experienced hunters, non-
drinkers, non-smokers and willing to protect and
improve property. Please call (305)962-8054.


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excellent service to our readers.

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E-Z ENTRY DRIVING CART
Forrest green w/26" wheels,
72" shafts & extras $375
(863)357-1945
HORSE PASTURE
15 acres, with pens and stalls.
(863)763-3762.
SPOTTED WALKER FILLIE
2 1A yrs old, green broke, very
sweet, $1200.
(863)843-2495.
WELSH PAINT- 9 yr. old.
Gelding. Great rider & great
w/kids. $1000
(863)357-1213
Love the earth Recycle
your used items by
selling them in the
classified.



FENCING -4ft tall, 75+ feet,
12 posts w/cement, (2) 3ft
gates, w/ cross ties. Gd
shape $200 (863)634-0465



GARDEN TILLER- Yardman
MTD, rear tine, like new,
$450 or best offer.
(863)697-9704.
GARDEN TRLR & 2600 WATT
GENERATOR- and misc
tools, $650 for all
(239)369-2564.
RAILROAD CROSS TIES- 100,
$700. Will separate.
(863)801-1666
RIDING MOWER- Snapper,
good condition, $500.
(863)634-0779.
RIDING MOWERS Snapper,
30" cut, 1) 18h/p.&1) 8h/p
$550 both or will sep.
(863)675-4882
ROTO TILLER, 4 Ft. Wide, Pull
Behind 40 hp riding mower &
4 Ft. Rake. $600 for both, will
sep. (863)697-2076
ROTO TILLERS (2) 1 goes in
reverse, 1 nearly new, good
condition, kept inside, $350
for both (239)369-2564


BLACK ANGUS BULL
2yrs old. Gentle $1750
(863)634-1216
MALE GOAT- 9 mos old, tri
colored, $70.
(863)675-4098 evenings


Rentals



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




WATERFRONT: 2/1
Screened porch, boat slip,
pool, tennis. $1000 mo.
(863)634-8757.
How do you find a job
in today's competitive
market? In the
employment section
of the classified



FOR LEASE, Free Standing,
1700+ sq. ft. Office Building.
Great location. Very visible.
Call for details. 863-634-7728
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
863-467-0831.
OFFICE SPACE 900 sq. ft.
Close proximity to new
court house. $700 mo.
Please call (863)763-4740



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Real Estate 20," o vPublicNotices
FIBERGLASS BOAT, 14', YAMAHA SCOOTER- runs HONDA CIVIC 1995, Good MERCURY SABLE, '94- good NoticeoAir General Permit Notification
New & Used w/45hp Chrysler motor, gal- good, $300 or best offer, condition. Runs good & motor, radiator just replaced, r_
Manufactured Homes vanized trailer, $600. (863)357 -1577. Great on gas. $1500 or best good tires, bad trans, $600 k 1AStateoft Florida
1ne t Department of Environmental Protection
Fleetwood, Jacobsen, (863)467-1037 YAMAHA YZ 01 ooks offer. (863)634-3029 neg. (863)763-6888.
YAMAHA partn E yir-rooks talhr otect'pn iesnotic oare it ar
Business PlScotbilt, Townhomes. GALAXY-18', Stripped down. and runs great, $1300 or MERC. GRAND MARQUIS- RIMS W/TIRES- 20" wheels Public Notice 5005 eeNptrmnoicae eUcontrunon cpe
Business Places Best Deals Anywhere. $50. or best offer best offer. (863)357-1577. '95, 95K Good Condition. were on truck, $2000 call for State Public to Entegra Roof Tile Corporation Okeechobee819 South Federal Highway, Suite
Sale 1005 STANTON HOMES (863)357-438 $3500. (561)996-5379 more details Le Not5500, Stuart, onda34994, fortheOkeechobeeCommerceCenter facility located
Commercial Clewiston, LaBelle, OLD3 C3E0 (91) 3 (863)673-2671. aga ice t1289 NE 9thAve. Okeechobee,Florida,34972.
Property Sale 1010 Okeechobee, Punta Gorda Jon Boat, 12' Custom made OLDS CIERA'91, illeae no a
Condos/ 1-800-330-8106 heavy gauge alum., w/9.9 4 door, Runs good TIRES & RIMS- 7", 5 LUGi,, a' i maie pceel unen ecn 1.5ianogg uani
Townhouses Sale 1015 Go Devil, low hrs., $2500. $500 neg (863)675-4602 Ford rims with tires. $100. u he Honda Statutes. The petition must contain the information set forth below
Fanrms Sale 1020 OKEE- Waterfront 3BR, 2BA, (863)467-9902 HONDA 185S, '83 & SUZUKI (863)634-5129 and must be filed received) in the Office of General Counsel of the Deparment,
Houses Sale 1025 Double lot, 2-Living rooms, 2- LT5, '87- run good, need PONTIAC BONNIVILLE- '88, 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station # 35, Tallahassee, Florida
Hunting Property 1030 Carport's, 3-Storage sheds. JON BOAT,12', Heavy Gage, TLC,$1000 (863)357-1576 Orig owner, Loaded, Cruise WENCH, Military Style, NINETEENTH OURTFTE 32393000,telephone:850/488-9730,fax:850/487-4938.
Investment 120K 863-467-4449 Custom Builtw/9.9 hp. or (954)275-8111. control, Great shape. $2000. 10,000 lb., hydraulics, pow- OF FLORIDAIN AND Petions ie a e otdo~rthan thosp enlen~t onin tiw$ under
Property Sale 035 Go Devil trailer Low hours. (863)697-8507 er take off & more. Excellent FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY s io l r t uone
Land Sale 1040 OKEECHOBEE 2 Bdrm., 2 Ba, $2500 863-467-9902 eve. HONDA 4 WHEELER 200 in 6 CASE NO. 2005-CA-127 days o pucation of the notice or receipt of thewrittennotice, whichever oc-
Land Sale 1040 Deeded Lot 2 Car Ports FL excellent condition. Like PONTIAC FIREBIRD, '89- V6, cond. $400. (863)634-4202 curs first The petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the
Lots Sale 1045 Deeded Lt, oBOAT, 14 Ft. w/trailer newt 1600 iion8801-1666 AC, runs great, $1500 MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC addressindicatedabove, at the time of filing. The failure of any person to file a
n Hou Rm., Screen Rm., Shop, New JON BOAT, 14 Ft w/trailer new! $1600 863801-1666 REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. petition within the appropriate time period shall constitute a waiver of that per-
Openut of State Heat & Air New Carpet, Water 9.9 Johnson, New seats, (863)697-9883. I(MERS%), son's right to request an administrative determination hearing ) under Sections
Pro rty -of State 1055 System & Furnished. 55+ Live well. Runs great. $700. YAMAHA 350, '86, blue, new T 1Plaintiff 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida Statutes, or to intervene n this proceeding
Property Sale 1055 System & Furnished. 55+ (8638013527 tires, good condition, $1000 TOYOTA COROLLA '92, 135k, DODGE DAKOTA- '95, Club and participate as a party to it. Any subsequent intervention in a proceeding
Property nspection 0 Park. $92,500. 863-763-8567 (863)01-3527r est offer (863)673-8741 ColdA/C, new tire, Reliable, Laded Mechanically KEVIN M. BITTER, IF LIVING, AND IF initiated another party will be only at the approval of te presiding officer
Real Estate Wantet MERCURY '01,25 HP electriOc ste Well maintained. $2000. sound. Needs breaks $2500. DEAD, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, upon the tiling of a motion in compliance with Rule 28-106.205 of the Florida
Real Estate Wanted105 MERCURY '01, 25 HR electric (863)467-8687 sound.Needs breaks $2500. HEIRS, DEVISEES. GRANTEES, AS- Administrative Code.
Resort Property start, 0/B Motor, 2006 war- T. -T (863)467-8687 (863)610-1182 SIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS,
TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES Ae toon at di nta the aterat entiornat li use hr algeneral
Sale 1070 ranty. Perfect cond. $2000. VOLVO SW- '89, Runs good. FORD F 250 '01- 4x4 cold CLAS GN NTR S B u at t i a n a a de
Warehouse Space 105 (863)6971645. Fleetwood Mallard, '02, 8x33 Body good condition. $600 THROGH, UNDER OR AGAINST KE- each agency affected and each agency ile or identification number, if known;
Waterfront Property 0 Travel Trailer, w/8 ft. slide- Angela ()610-0252 .r air, 66,620 mi, $12,000. VIN M. BITTER; DEBORAH E BITTER, AF) The nmeI address, and telephone number eV tie petitioner, the name, ad-
W~aterfront Propery u Travelrie, w/ ft sld Agl (863) 2o (863)467-4228 or IF LIVING, AND IF DEAD, THE UN- dress, and telephone number of the petitioners representative, if any, which shall
PALM HARBOR Mobile Home out, loaded, a/c, awning, Becky 484-0031 863)634-7328 cell. KNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an
3DRA, 2 outside room attachment, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, explanation of how the petitioners substantial interests will be affected by the
200 1, 3BR, 2BA,2x6 COACHMAN MIRADA CLASS ha reat VW BEETLE '71 Attn Collec- CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL agency determination; (c) A statement of how and when petitioner received no-
Like new. 8637637909 28' 12K, Queen b leeps 68, eor hunti ng c ape, great ors, runs great, nds re- FORD F150,99- XLT, OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN IN- ice ofthe agency action or proposed action; (d)A statement of all disputed is-
H6 W7 Z0 A-o 99,328s 12K, Queen bed, for hunting amp, $15,000 stored, $1800 or best offer auto, AC, PL/PW, $5800, TEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR sues of material fact. If there are none, the tition must so indicate; ( e) A
Hurricane Wind Zone 3 sleeps 6, Great condition or best offer. 863-673-1282 '63)675-4409 AGAINST DEBORAH F. BITTER; FOUR concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, as well as the rules and statutes
Manufactured & RENT TO OWN $25,000 863-697-3100 (863)675-6214 after 6pm SEASONS HOME OWNERS ASSOCIA- which entille the petitioner to relief and (f) A demand for relief. A petition that
Manufactured & Pay Hereuu Hombre, '97 73k orig TION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT does not dispute the matenal facts of enment to use the air general permit
Modular Homes Buy Here Pay Here CRUISE AIR- '85, 460 with 4 A n i., spd.\ cold arc ic a/c, DefendanL shall state that no such facts are in dispute and otherwise shall contain the same
Land/Home Packages Marginal Credit OK b e ll a Ru v $3mi., 5 Spd.b cold arctic a/C, information as set forth above, as required by Rule 28-106.301 ofthe Horida Ad-
CompleteDoubleSection, ClewistonStanton Homes barrel Holly carb. Runs exc. cond., $2395 or best NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE ministrativeCode.
mp on 863-983-8106 good, $6000 863-467-4890 VOLKSWAGON BEETLE 1971, offer. (863)533-0244
S 0863-983-8106 0 IVOLKSWAGONB r (863)533-0244 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Becaus oe e armiistratv. hearo process is designed to forrulate fioal
Setup &A/C. askforRobert I BM,_ $1200. Runs, needs minor Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated agencyacone ng ote pen meansthat epartmen aon
rom 45 SOUTH FLORIDA'S LARGEST DAMAN CAMPLITE- '97 21 work. (863)763-4826 July 19, 2005, and entered in Case may be different from the position taken by it in this notice. Persons whose sub-
STANTON HOMES & OLDEST DEALER A/C, Stereo, Self con- No. 2005-CA-127, of the Circuit Court stantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the Department
1-800-330-6623 D A/C, S te re o, Se If cn- T of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit in have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with
VOLUME PRICING tained.$5000 239-225-3282 Automobiles 4005o and for Okeechobee County, Florida, the requirements set forth above.
STANTON HOMES where MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC
800-330-6266 HUNTING CAMPER- 28' pull Autos Wanted 4010 REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC Medatonisnotavailableinthisproceeding.
behind. $800. Or best offer Classic Cars 4015'MERE'), is a Plaintiff and KEVIN M.
Commercial Trucks 020 FORD BRONCO,'87-full ize, BER, IF LIVING, AND IF DEAD, THE A to tis rd has th rit o se cia yiwofunderseti
OKEECHOBEE CITY a to KAP Construction multi color, runs needs .UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVI- M20.o0lte Forida tatutes, ny ng anoiceooappealunderrule9.11o e
OKEECHOBEE CITY SKAMPER POP UP TRUCK Equipment 4025 work, good tires, removable READING A SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIEN- rules of Appellate procedure with the clerk of the Department of Environmental
2IOtS & building for sale l SKAMPER POP UP TRUCK Equipment 4025 work, good tires, removable "iORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND Protectiontin the Office of General Counsel, Mail Station 35, 3500 Common-
(863)763-3762 CAMPER- AC, awning, Heat- Foreign Cars 1030 top, $2000 (863)763-8725. NEWSPAPER... ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN wealth Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-3000, and by filing a copy of the
er, stove, sink, s ps 3/4, Four Wheel Drive 4035 makes .ominten d INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR notice of appeal accompanied by the applicable filing fees with the appropriate
6 -3: l ,8ove, 34, Four Whel Drive 4035 FORD F150, '89, 4x4, new andl "ew Mn pero. AGAINST KEVIN M. BITTER; DEBO- district court of appeal. The notice must be filed within thirty days afterthis order
H e F$1850 neg.,(863)801-3841. Heavy Duty Trucks i mtr, new 5 spd. trans., new an w RAH F BITTER, IF LIVING, AND IF isfiledwiththeclerkoftheDepartment.
neParts6 3 e a -rs4045 mtr DEAD, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE,
Repairs upholstery, new brakes & are monm oKcess lul! HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, AS- iri i ., e f, r pabli oinspsegiotirn durincatorulagisnesa
DIXIE RANCH ACRES- Cleared Boats 3005 JePickup Trucks 4050 tires cold air, needs body SIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, ,, ,I.. ., a h ay ect liays,
1 acre, with ak trees. For Campers/RVs 3010 Sport Utility 4055 work $2200. TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERPARTIES 400 North Congress Avenue, Suite 200, West Palm Beach, Rorida,33401.
information Call Jet Skiis 3015 YAMAHA RAVE RAIDER- Tractor Trailers -1060 (863)467-7151eves THROUGH UANNDER T OR A GAINST 7678308/1OS
(863)763-1090 Marine Accessories 3020 1100cc, 112hp with trailer & Utility Trailers 4065 DEBORAH E BITTER; FOUR SEASONS
Marine Miscellaneous 3026 cover. $2500. Vans 4070 JEEP- '85, Selling parts or CHEVY BLAZER '93 Excel- HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC,;
II Motorcycles 3030 (863)467-5762 whole. $650. lent cond. Must see! $2500 UNKNOWN TENANT are the Defen-
S p s(863)697-1742 (863)763-2666 dants. I willnsell to theihighest and aQ READING A
Mobile HomesVeclesATVs 3035 F,'89- 4x4 1 udder for cash at Okeechoee NEWSPAPR SAVES
.._IIpairsHND C U N RA1owner, 114K orig miles, 302 22, 2005, the following described TIME BY HELPING YOU
HONDA CBR HURRICANE, ACURA INTEGRA 1995, V8, loaded,' factory trilr pkg, party as set forth in said Final
'90- approx 43K miles, runs Sporty car, mileage 180K, CADILLAC SEVILLE'93 $3900(863)467-7266udgment,towit: PLAN YOU TIME
ALUMINUM BOAT but needs work, $850 or cold air, well-maintained. For parts. $200 UTRACTR-6F, FOURSEASONSESTATES
Mobile Home Lots 2005 16ft long, 5ft wide. $100 best offer (863)467-1189 $2,350. (863)467-9950 (239)770-6855 JEEP CHEROKEE '90- Limited NREACT FOUR SEAUBDIVISIONS ESTATES WISEL
Mobile Home Parts 2010 (863)675-8760 Honda Goldwing Aspencade, CHEVY CAMARO Z28'94 CAMARO '85- Z28, good for Edition, leather interior, will MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED
MobileHomes Rent2015 AQUA SPORT, 20', 150hp '86, 1200, tons of chrome & Greatforpartsorprojectcar. parts only, $300 run but needs parts, $500 1/4SECTIONCORNERON THE WEST
Mobile Homes Sale 2020 Johnson, runs & looks good, lights, runs great, $4200 or $1300 (863)599-1509 (863)763-1370. (863)673-3134. TOWANSAI F SOET ONE 3 I
nt$2500. (863)467-2104 best offer. (772336-9589ends or CHRYSLER NEW YORKER CAMPER- '98, fits Ford Rang- Earn some extra cash. EAST, OKEECHOBEECOUNY .FL0ORI-
'88 new battery, cold air, new er PU, low top, fiberglass, Sell your used items in oDAL THENCE ORTHBUN DARY 248LINE
l e BASS BOAT, 15' aluminum, 157*135*14986 '8, newhe declassified O THEUNOR HBOUNDARNOFU TR
:Rnt-215 Mariner eng., 25hp, olive tires, runs good. $500 $300. (863)763-8622 or OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF SECT[ON 17
well troll mtr., exc. cond., HONDA REBEL, '03- like new (863)983-7546 (863)634-0517 FOR A DISTANCE OF 1905.30 FEET
OKEECHOBEE 2br, 2ba, $2200. (561)662-7687 $2200 FIRM (863)675-4882 EAGLE TALON- '96, 2.0L, Au- CAMPER SHELL for short bed ENC ORUN SOUR 0507" W P DARAL-
water lot, dock, CBS garage, p KAWASAKI KX60- runs great, to. CD, Sunroof, 100,850 pickup, $250. EQUIPMENT TRAILER LEL WITH THE WEST BOUNDARY Themostimportant
screened patio lOminfrom BOAT,MOTOR&TRLR-14'KA1F SAID SECTION 1 FOR A DIS- 20 minutes of your day is
lare eepatenr' RAtA 2srind clean bike, $800. mi. Needs engine work (863)357-6140 Tandem axle, ramp, pinto LANCE OF 21 S38.00 FEETTOOAS 20minesoyoryis
funihe d. 2$9000m FEET 1T T enr
lake Okee by water. 2br's hieldRun About, 2 seater, wineeds (863)697-2181. $1500. Neg. (863)675-4643 CHROME RIMS & TIRES hitch, 6K-8K lb capacity POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN thetimespent reading
furnished. $900 mo, 1 shield, 0 e 18" I$1500(863)675-6651 after 6 S 89 24'08' E FOR A DISTANCE OF with your child from
& sec. (954)937-9636 work, $300 (863)675-1945... FORD TAURUS 1996, 4 Door, 18", like new, 6 lug, asking $1500 (863)675-6651 after 6 198.00 FEET TO THE STNEAST BOUN- bih to age nine.'
BOWhite, 3Kmls., Good C $1200 or best offer. DARY OF FOUR SEASONSDRIVEgenne.
BOATS FORSAE(2)1 103K G shap obradAne (863)634-1350. THENCE RUN N 0 05'07" E A DIS-
Bass Boat & 23' Cuddy cabin. Good shape w/brand TANCE OF 220 FEET TO THE POINT
S SCOOTER 0450, 4 cycle tires. $2500 (863)634-5473 CHRYSLER MINI VAN 1991 DODGE CARAVAN,'97-6 cyl, OF BEGINNING LYING IN AND COM- PUBLIC NOTICE
Sw/trlrs. $2500 for all. Call SCOOTER-'04, 50cc, 4 cycle, tires.$2500 (863)634-5473 CHRYSLER MINI VAN 1991, DODGE CARAVAN,97- 6 cyl, PRISING A PART OF THE S 1/2 SEC- Awesome Self Storage, 489 US 441
(863)697-6203 after 6pm. New Condition, $950 FORD TAURUS WAGON-'92 Needs motor. $200 3.0 auto, running like new, TION 17, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, SE, Okeechobee, FL 34974 will dis-.
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Agri-Civic center hosts horse show
The Miniature Horse Club of South Florida will be presenting their
Okeechobee show on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 20 and 21, at the
Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center, 4200 S.R. 70 E. Both show days
begin at 10 a.m., with gates opening at 9 a.m. Tickets at the gate will be
$3 for adults, $2 for seniors and $1.50 for students. The American
Miniature Horse Registry classes will be showcased on Saturday and
the American Miniature Horse Association classes will be highlighted
on Sunday. Halter (conformation) Classes will be held in the mornings
and Performance (jumping, obstacle and driving) Classes will be held
in the afternoon. For Miniature Horse Show event information, call
(561) 798-6129, (863) 763-7724 or (772) 341-7610.

Legion group plans steak dinner
The Sons of the American Legion will host a steak dinner Sunday,
Aug. 21, from 3 until 6 p.m. at the American Legion Post #64, 501 S.E.
Second St., for a $9 donation. The menu will consist of steak, baked
potato, salad, roll, dessert and coffee or tea. For information, call (863)
763-2950.

Collaborative Council to meet
The Community Collaborative Council will meet Tuesday, Aug, 23,
at 10 a.m. in the boardroom of the Okeechobee County School Board
Office, 700 S.W Second Ave. The purpose of the meeting is to allow
the community to identify issues, collaborate and share information
regarding services for children and their families. The guest speakers
will be Rebecca and Olga from the Social Security office. For informa-
tion, call Sharon Vinson at (863) 462-5000, ext. 257.'

Learning coalition will meet
The Early Learning Coalition of Martin and Okeechobee counties
will meet Wednesday, Aug. 24, at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held at
the One Stop Career Center, 2401 S. 29th St.., North Portable, in Fort
Pierce. Also, the executive committee of the Early Learning Coalition
of Indian River, Martin and Okeechobee counties will be meeting at
this same location immediately following the coalition meeting.

Library group to discuss summer reads
The Okeechobee Library Book Discussion Group will meet Thurs-
day, Aug. 26, at 7 p.m. in the Meeting Room, 206 S.W. 16th St. The
group will discuss favorite summer reads and also choose the books to
be read for fall. For information, call Jan Fehrman at (863) 357-9980.





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History Center closes for summer
The Okeechobee Family History Center of The Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter Day Saints, 310 S.W. Sixth St., will be closed until Aug.
31. They will reopen on Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 11:30 a.m. until 3
p.m. The center will also be open Friday, Sept. 9, from 11:30 a.m. until
3 p.m. It will then be open every Wednesday and Friday. Please call
ahead one day to reserve any specific equipment you may need. For
information during working hours call (863) 763-6510.. During hours
the center is closed call (863) 467-5261, or (863) 357-7711.

Openings available for gun class
Joe Hazellief and the Okeechobee Chamber of Commerce, 55 S.
Parrott Ave., will hold a gun safety class on Sept. 1, starting at 7 p.m.
Openings are still available. For information, call (863) 763-6464.

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.


Labor Day Festival scheduled
The annual Labor Day Festival will be held Sept. 3-5 in Flagler
Park from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day. Among the festivities
planned is the Chamber of Commerce hometown barbecue, arts
and crafts booths and food specialties. Please join Okeechobee
County Chamber of Commerce for an exciting weekend. Applica-
tions are available at the Chamber. For information, call (863) 763-
6464.


Food donations help Children's Ranch
Radio station Reach FM will hold a Labor Day food collection to
benefit Real Life Children's Ranch, 7777 U.S. 441 S.E. Until Sept. 5,
non-perishable food items can be left at: Badcock & More;
Costopoulos and Helton, CPA; Morton Agricultural Construction;
Nature's Pantry; Okeechobee Land Company; Okeechobee Mort-
gage; Pritchard and Associates and GMAC Real Estate; Rustic Ranch
Furniture; Sun Realty; and, Travel Easy RV. While you're there, reg-
ister to win one of Reach FM's Labor Day give-away prizes. The
grand, prize is a trip to Orlando and includes theme park tickets.
Many .other prizes including a gift certificate to a local store, din-
ner for two, and more -- will also be given away. Check out
www.reachfm.org for a full list of details; or, call (863) 467-8080.


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