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Okeechobee N ews
Vol. 96 No. 247 Sunday, September 4,2005 75 Plus tax
The Kirton's, Judd Shirley,
Rick Aspen and others teamed
up With the National Mission
Board to purchase food, sup-
plies and cash donations for
Katrina victims. They will leave
Monday morning and are seek-
ing donation of large coolers
(to leave), medical and food
supplies or money. They will
stay to help clean up.
At all three rodeos this
weekend held at the Cattle-
men's Arena will ask for Red
The 2006 OHS senior class
will also be collecting money
this weekend to help the vic-
Use the internet as much as
possible when trying to locate a
storm victim. The phone lines
are either down or, if operating,
Here are some internet sites
that are posting messages with
information on those found or
The Louisiana State Police
(LSP) has requested that those
seeking information on friends
and loved-ones should contact
the Red Cross afrwww.red-
cross.org, or call 1-800-GET-
The LSP also states that no
one, aside from authorized
emergency personnel, will be
allowed to enter those restrict-
Source: Florida Division
local Burn Ban: None
1.5 .78 feet
Last Year: I
South Florida Water Manage-
ment District. Depth given in
feet above sea level.)
a)iiati apI'ar to ipirr iase
Available from Commercial News Providers"
Downtown offers food and crafts
Okeechobee News/Pete Gawda
Young cowboy Peyton Hewitt, 5, had a good time riding the mechanical bull at Flagler
Park on Saturday during the Labor Day Festival. The festival continues today and Mon-
day with craft and food booths in Flagler Park from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The Labor Day
Rodeo will also continue today and Monday at the Cattlemen's Arena. A parade will
begin at 10 a.m. in downtown Okeechobee on Monday.
Rudy Juarez, 5, seemed to be having the time of his life riding the mechanical bull at Fla-
gler Park on Saturday during the first day of the Labor Day Festival that continues,
atil Ih*, #.$, t- i f impill
Available from Commercial News Providers"
to hurricane news
By Katrina Elsken
People named Katrina feel a
personal link to the hurricane
that may be the worst disaster in
United States history.
At an internet site for "people
named Katrina," the hurricane
bearing their name has been a
topic of interest.
When the hurricane list first
came out, several Katrinas were
pleased to see their name getting
a little national recognition. Most
of those posting on the site had
never personally met another
person named Katrina.
"I would love to have a hurri-
cane named after.us," wrote one
poster. "I don't know about any
of you others but I have been
known for blowing through
some lives like a windstorm."
When the storm gained
strength last weekend, more
Katrinas took notice.
"Aren't you proud of 'our'
storm?" one Katrina wrote.
Initial excitement about see-
ing their name in the news gave
way to depression over the
destruction the "K" storm left in
"Now that the hurricane is so
deadly, I am no longer proud of
sharing my name with it, to say
the least," wrote a teenage Katri-
na. "It was kind of fun when I
was hearing about it at first, but
now my heart goes out to those
who were affected by it and their
families. Now it's not quite so
exciting to see my name in the
headlines, because there's so
much heartache that must be
attached with it."
"So much destruction so
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Community Events ... .4
Obituaries .......... 3
Opinion ............ 4
Speak Out ...... .. .4
Sports ............. 6
TV .... ......... .11
Weather ........... .2
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how to contact the newspaper.
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Survivors share hurricane stories
Compiled by MaiyAnn Morris
As the tragedy on the Gulf
Coast of the United States
unfolds, people living in the
Lake Okeechobee area of Flori-
da remember our own experi-
ences with the four hurricanes
that hit South Florida in 2004.
Pictures of destruction in Missis-
sippi and Louisiana echo the
pictures of Homestead after
Hurricane Andrew in 1995 when
whole neighborhoods were lev-
eled by wind and water.
Hurricane history captured
the stories told by survivors of
the hurricanes that hit Lake
Okeechobee in 1926 and 1928.
A series about Florida's
pioneers and history
-There is also an account of the
aftermath of a storm that hit
Central Florida in 1878.
Belle Glade: "One of my earli-
est .memories was my daddy
making me get down on one
knee in front of a man I didn't
know and say, "Thank you for
saving my life." I was so young I
didn't really have much sense of
what the words meant, but I
remembered the moment anti
later I asked. During the storm,
he'd wrapped me up in some-
thing and hung me up high
enough on something strong
enough that I didn't drown
when the wave came in."
Potluck in the Muck" a play
produced by Belle Glade resi-
dents Vernon and Jeannette
Dexter and the Glades Commu-
nity Development Corporation
from stories by Belle Glade resi-
dents who survived the 1928
See Survivors Page 2
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Special to Independent Newspapers of Florida/Florida Archives
A pier juts out into Lake Okeechobee south of Okeechobee
City, as Okeechobee was originally called. The shore line of
the lake sloped out gradually before the Herbert Hoover Dike
was built in the 1930s.
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News Briefs f i: Ir( I d. rert i rItr*U w dIea
in recovery efforts
The Florida Airboat Associa-
tion asks that the websites --
www.airboatworld.com -- be
the primary contact points for
those interested in volunteering
their airboats to assist in Hurri-
cane Katrina recovery efforts.
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Continued From Page 1
Mrs. Annie' Raulerson, wife of
Hiram Raulerson, recalled the hur-
ricane on Sept. 16, 1928:
"My father-in-law (Lewis
Raulerson) made us all go down
to the store because he felt like
that it was the strongest building
in town. We weren't the only ones
there. There were just so many
people, you could hardly walk in
there. The other people had the
"One of my brothers was visit-
ing and all of the men would have
to hold hands as they went down
the west side of the store and
coming' around the south side.
The wind was so strong you
couldn't stand up alone."
Mrs. Olive Lightsley, wife of
Robert Tombs Lightsley had 12
children. They lived on the west-
ern edge of Eagle Bay a mile or so
east of the Kissimmee River also
survived the 1928 disaster. Mrs.
Lightsley was interviewed in 1982
at the age of 91.
"It was bad all day and the
storm was getting stronger. We
knew we would have to leave the
house. We went to a smaller
house my husband had built for
storage. My son was six weeks old
at the time. We got in to the little
house with every one of the chil-
dren. At some point during the
night it turned over. There was a
big fallen tree outside, and we all
sat on that log the best we could. I
had my baby in my arms the
whole time. I had to hold him up
high to keep the waves from
washing him from out of .'my
arms." Mrs. Lightsley lost two of
her sons in the storm; Osborn, age
5 years, and Robert, who was four
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Okeechobee Hardware was built by Ellis Meserve in 1915.
Mr. Meserve and his wife, the former Faith Raulerson lived in
the apartment on the second floor. After the storm, it was
replaced with a one-story structure.
Interviews by Twila Valentine,
Kissimmee Valley, 1878
"Editor, Sunland Tribune:
"I was in Fort Myers on Friday,
Sept. 20, the week succeeding the
recent cyclone and facts learned
there are so remarkable that they
deserve a permanent record.
"Among the first persons
-whose acquaintance I formed
was a party of three who arrived at
the wharf just after I did, having
come in a boat from Fort Basinger,
on the Kissimmee river. Now if in
high water a boat should pass
down'the Kissimmee into Lake
Okeechobee, and thence into the
Caloosahatchee, it would not be
an unprecedented performance,
for these waters are known to
connect frequently, perhaps every
summer. But these men did not go
down into Okeechobee at all, but
came in a straight line 30 miles
across the prairie, finding
nowhere less than 5 feet of water,
where saw palmettos covered the
face of the country, and where cat-
tle usually range and feed. They
told me they crossed Fish Eating
Creek and did not know it. That
4 i -
stream was obliterated in the
flood. I suggested that many cattle
might be drowned. They thought
not, as there are little scrubby-ele-
vations upon which the cattle had
collected, and where they could
stand, though in the water. Where
they passed the flood had already
begun to abate and on these ele-
vations the palmetto leaves to
show. The cattle were eating
them. But bad as was this condi-
tion of affairs, when they arrived at
the Caloosahatchee they found
matters a great deal worse. There
had been quite an immigration
within two or three years to the
banks of that river and there are
now probably twenty houses situ-
ated on the immediate bank
above Fort Myers. All of these
houses except one were, as my
informants passed, submerged.
That one stands on posts about six
feet high, and the water was up to
the floor, and a boat was tied to
the door ready for the embarka-
tion of the family at a moments
Sunland Tribune, Tampa Flori-
da, Oct. 12, 1878, Letter to the Edi-
tor by John G. Webb
Continued From Page 1
many lives lost, homes lost," anoth-
er Katrina wrote. "It is so over-
whelming. And now the name Kat-
rina will forever be linked to this
"At first I was too excited seeing
my name all over TV," another Kat-
rina commented. "The name Katri-
f na is just not so common as Susan
o or Mary. But as this hurricane pro-
gressed, I will always remember
my name associated with tragedy."
Katrina Blankenship of Virginia
Sis a web designer. After the hurri-
cane hit, she turned her personal
website, www.katrina.com, into a
forum about the hurricane.
0 "This website was designed
about seven years ago to advertise
widersp my computer business. God has
blessed me and my family beyond
words over the years. With the
computer radio show that I hosted
for three years and this website,
0 God has given me a special gift to
help others. Of course, I had no
idea that there would be a hurri-
cane with my name attached to it.
And this site has received over
80,000 hits in two days. I hope that
this can be a portal where folks can
share their stories, ask for help, or
lend a helping hand," she wrote.
The site has forums for those
seeking information about relatives
- on q
and those offering help in the form
of jobs, housing and special skills.
Some posters offer hurricane vic-
tims help by contacting relatives in
foreign countries. Others offer shel-
ter in their own homes. A company
in Jacksonville posted job open-
ings, along with an offer to help
with housing. Many simply offer
comfort and prayers.
"Let's all reach out our own way
whether it be money, volunteer
work, prayer, or any other to help
these people right now who are so
much in need," one poster wrote.
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YMS to soon allow students to have book bags
Volleyball schools decided to come together programs are scheduled to begin 5066 and listen to their homework are not a team tryout. ing at our school? Please contact
Congratulations to the follow- on a plan to allow students to use Tuesday, Sept. 6. assignments for the day or week. Code of student conduct Mrs. Markham (Assistant Principal)
ing ladies for being selected to rep- book bags. Using clear or mesh Please contact Dylan Tedders at Please call our school office if the All students received a copy of if you would like to help our stu-
resent Yearling Middle School as book bags allows students to carry Yearling Middle School (863)462- Homework Hotline seems incor- the Okeechobee County School dents.
ourvolleyball teams! school materials with the safety 5056 for a detailed explanation of rect. Board's Code of Student Conduct Grandparents day
Varsity: Roxanne 7 measure of seeing that only school the program and activities. Open gym-conditioning Monday, August 29. Students We would like to invite our
Sheffield, Hailey materials are brought to school. Soccer Yearling Middle School is offer- reviewed the procedures with Yearling grandparents to eat lunch
Venables, Megan Jurek,f' Progress reports Congratulations to the follow- ing open gym and conditioning administrative staff during their with their grandchildren Monday,
Vanessa Bowman. Janez- ii Prors Rennorf on home with ino boys and oirls for being select- drills during the week for Yearling vocational class period Monday, Sept. 12.
zka Koger, Monica Koger,
Kimberly Futch, Frances Bateman,
Brittany Herndon, Caitlyn Gaucin,
Daiana Fonseca, and LeAnna Cot-
Junior Varsity: Savannah
Asmussen, Andrea Eddings, Cristin
Shelton, Naomi Stevens, Kaysie
Vick, Cindy Wine, Erika Klingler,
Emilie Lege, Vicki Lopez, Shiela
Jones, Kelsie Driscoll, and manag-
er Katherine Vinson.
Studehts will be allowed to use
only clear\or mesh book bags
beginning Oct. 1. Clear or mesh
book bags are being used as a safe-
ty measure at both middle schools.
Last year, Yearling Middle allowed
book bags on campus and Osceola
Middle did not. The two middle
students Friday, Sept. 9. Please take
time to go over the progress
reports with your son/daughter.
According to Okeechobee County
Schools' Pupil Progression, stu-
dents must pass five out of their six
classes to meet promotion require-
Yearling. Middle School offers
morning and/or after school tutori-
al programs through 21st Century
Safe and SMART Futures.
The tutorial programs operate
four days a week from 3:30 until 5
p.m. Monday-Thursday and each
morning before school from 7:10
until 8:35 a.m. Transportation will
be provided for before school tuto-
rial and for Monday and Wednes-
day afternoon tutorial. The tutorial
ed to represent Yearling Middle
School as our Varsity Soccer Team:
Phillip Suarez, Erick Garcia, Britany
Raulerson, Riley Carter, Richard
Donagan, Raul Piedra, Tiffany
McGee, Christina Toribio, Jose
Aguilar, Steven Garcia, Heriberto
Guerrero, Pascual Ruiz, David
Ramirez, Samual Garcia, Aaron
Suarez, Austin Willard, Adrian
Leon, Ricardo Herrara, Janna
Mullis, and managers Kean Breauz
and Dyana Smith.
Yearling Middle School now
offers a Homework Hotline to
assist students and parents. Begin-
ning Monday, Aug. 29, parents and
students will be able to call the
Homework Hotline at (863)462-
FWC urges caution for holiday boaters
I Labor Day traditionally marks down a little, have all the necessary occurred from falls overboard or
the end of summer boating sea- safety equipment, and wear life vessels capsizing or flooding. Flori-
son, and the Florida Fish and jackets. If you drink alcohol, use a da recorded 743 boating accidents
Wildlife Conservation Commission non-drinking designated driver, .involving 1,096 vessels. Many acci-
(FWC) is urging boaters to use and most importantly, pay close dents (239) involved boats collid-
extra caution over the holiday, attention to what's going on ing with other boats. These acci-
"We should mark the end of the aroundyou." dents resulted in 453 injuries, 68
summer on a high note and not Last year, Florida had 982,225 deaths and $18,334,369 in property
compound the tragedies left in the registered vessels, a record num- damage.
wake of Hurricane Katrina," Lt. ber, and accident statistics are "Unfortunately, as boat registra-
Kent Harvey of the FWC's Boating sobering. tions increase so does the need for
and Waterways Section said. Florida recorded 68 boating boater education and safety prac-
"We're urging boaters to .operate fatalities in 2004 with 44 of those tices to reduce the frequency of
their vessels with caution, slow victims drowning. Typically, deaths accidents on congested water-
ways," Harvey said. "In 2004, boat-
Obituaries ing fatalities increased 6.25 per-
Hueyl JaeoS officiate and interment will follow He said holiday weekends are
in Venue Methodist Church Ceme- too often marred by tragedies.
Huey Jacobs, age 88 of Okee- tery. The FWC and many of its boat-
chobee, died Aug. 31, 2005 at All arrangements are under the ing safety partners offer boating
Okeechobee direction and care of the Buxton safety courses to the public. For
Health Care 5 West Lake Funeral Home and Cre- information, visit
Facility. He was matory in Moore Haven. MyFWC.com/boating.
born Jan. 19, im ,
1917 in Robin- ., :; .
son, N.C. to V
Amos and Susie
Jacobs. He was
a rancher hav-
ing come to
from North Car- Jacobs
olina in 1955.
He was a member of the Church of
Survivors include: two daugh-.
ters,- Marie ; (Tommy) Wyatt of
Emporia, Va..and Pat (Fred) Sam-
ples of Georgia; six sons, Ronnie
(Charlene) Jacobs, Larry (Brenda)
Jacobs, David (Debra) Jacobs, Roy
Jacobs all of Okeechobee, Dale
(Tracy) Jacobs of Haleyville, Ala.
and Hal Sr. (Jean) Jacobs; 18
Visitation will be from 4 until 7
p.m. on Monday, Sept. 5 at Bass
Okeechobee Chapel, Funeral serv-
ices will be 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept.
6 at the Church of God. Interment
will follow at Evergreen Cemetery
with Pastor Larry Kilgore officiat-
All arrangements are entrusted
to the loving care of Bass Okee-
chobee Funeral Home and Crema-
Austin Lewis Naile
Austin Lewis Naile, age 6, of
Palmdale died Friday, Sept. 2, 2005
at Tampa General Hospital. His
death was the result of a traffic acci-
dent which also resulted in the
death of his sister Cierra.
Born on Dec. 13, 1999, in Et.
Myers he had been a lifetime resi-
dent of Palmdale.,
He attended Moore Haven Ele-
Survivors include his mother,
Jennifer Naile of Palmdale; father,
Ronald T. Naile of Ft. Myers; sister,
Cheyene Naile of Palmdale and
maternal grandmother, Katherine
Konarzewski of Palmdale; and
maternal grandfather, James
Konarzewski. Also surviving are
paternal grandmother, Carol
Fletcher of Naples; maternal great
grandfather, Frank Konarzewski;
several aunts and uncles, including
Richard and Jolene Vinson of
Nancy Kentucky; cousins James,
Tabitha and Tiffany; and godpar-
ents, Mary and Lou Kish of Palm-
Visitation and funeral service for
both Austin and Cierra will be con-
ducted on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005 at
11 a.m. at Palmdale Baptist
Church, 8010 Seminole Avenue in
Palmdale. Pastor Earl D. Cline will
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many years with my beloved wife,
Gdith. 3 am very thankful to our
precious ord 53esus for 2is love
and guidance for 37 years as we
worked together in lis service.
L.My loved one has graduated
And left this world behind
She's now with the Lord in fllory
WJhere the sun forever shines
She sings now with the angel's choir
Songs of never ending praise
Some glad day in 2leaven 'll join her
7There to spend my endless days
MJhile traveling through this world below
LJMany times J've heard her say
One day 3esus will take me home
L.Rnd with 2Sim D'll ever stay
friends and loved ones can't go with nme
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FISH KILL: It rained today and it was cloudy. I am sure there was more
run off. Why wasn't there a fish kill in the Rim Canal today? Could it be
that someone lied?
GOT THE SONG: I want to really thank you for sharing the informa-
tion about the rock a bye baby song. I got on the internet and looked for it
but couldn't find it. So, I called a number and I got in touch with Sonny
Martin. He said that song is no longer available. But I told him how badly I
wanted it so he said he would send me a web site to go to and I can
download it for $5. He said you will never hear it on the radio any more,
so he told me to take care of it. Again, thankyou so much for your help.
FATS DOMINO: Fats Domino is believed to be at the Superdome. I
suppose you wouldn't want him to come here either because he is
around people that are looters and shooting guns. I guess that would
make him a bad person too! Believe it or not, there are a lot of good peo-
ple that are in that Superdome. Unfortunately, the ones that loot and
shoot are the ones the media talks about and scares people like you to
where you wouldn't want to help if you could. (Editor's Note.: Fats Domi-
no was found floating in a boat and was rescued by an emergency
crew. The whereabouts of his family, however, is unknown.)
KATRINAVICTIMS: At this point what is money going to do for these
people. It will go towards the rescue teams to help pay their way. But the
people do not need money at this point. They need the basics that any-
one would need in order to be able to live. They need water, food, shelter
and clean air to breath. They have to be moved in order to get this. If I was
in a situation that I could, I would drive up there and help. But I can't at
this point in my life. There are only a few that are doing the looting and
shooting. And if there was law and order around they wouldn't do it
either. They weren't doing it last week. And last week these people had all
the food they wanted to eat and water to drink and electric and their
homes and their family around. Now they don't. Why don't you go out-
side and stay all day with out anything to drink. And then don't come in
tonight. Go a couple days. See how long you last. You can't be scared of a
few that might be looting in order to save some lives. Think of the people
that are up there helping and they have been shot at. They turn right
around and help some more. They are some terrific human beings.
These poor people do not have any idea what is going to happen. They
know they are doing evacuations, but are they going to live long enough
to be evacuated?
STAY HOME: I also feel that all Americans should stay home this
weekend that planned on taking trips on buses. Why can't they suffer a
little? They can visit their families at Thanksgiving. Send all the buses
down to New Orleans. to help evacuate. I know I would not want to be
sitting there for days with nothing to eat or drink and have to smell the
smells. What we went through last year was nothing compared to this.
This is 100 times worse. They are not going to live without help. They
need places to put all these people. Then, they can go on to the next
phase of getting healthy again and recovery. But they are desperate still.
GETTING SICKER: Last year when we had our hurricanes we also had
looters. But our situation was not as bad as theirs. During the tsunami
there was looting and gunshots and killings, but they got it under control.
They were just like New Orleans they were totally devastated. Why
don't you take one minute and put yourself in their situation. Those peo-
ple areno different than you and me. They just look poor because they
have lost everything. They even lost touch with family members. They
haven't eaten for days or drank any water they are desperate and
going crazy. That is human nature..But they are getting it under control.
And if inhe\ \xere sent here it wouldn't be just them. We would have peo-
ple sent here to help %%ilh them to. FEMA would be here. Thank god for
Texas. They opened up their arms to these people. They are saving their
lives. It might not be totally organized but we have never been through
anything like this before and they are doing the best that they can with'
what they have. The people left in New Orleans are getting sicker by the
minute and they need to get out of there. There is a web site that lists a
whole bunch of people all over the United States that have opened up
their houses, extra houses, extra bedrooms anything they have. I am sure
once things settle down that a lot of the people will go to these places.
They just need something temporary so they can live another day.
PRICE GOUGING: I am calling about the gas pricing that is going on in
Okeechobee. How do they expect the citizens of Okeechobee to go to
work every day with the price they are charging for gasoline. Pretty soon
we will all be out of a job because we won't be able to afford to go to
work. Then, the government will have to support us all. So please explain
to the citizens of this town how you can charge these outrageous prices
you want for gas; (Editor's Note: If you believe local gasoline outlets are
guilty of price gouging, you should call 800-646-0444, or (850)414-3300.)
LIES AND HALF TRUTHS: Why is it that the Okeechobee News prints
all the lies and half truths about President Bush, but will never print any-
thing that our county commissioners do that hurt our county. I would like
to know why. (Editor's Note: Do you have something specific in mind? If
so, please let us know.)
IMPEACH PRESIDENT BUSH: I was just reading about the disaster in
Louisiana and I thought I would let everyone know that there was money
set aside to strengthen the levees and President Bush froze the money so
he could send it overseas to kill some more of our boys. I think it is time to
take him out I mean impeach him. He has done the worst harm to
everybody. It is time to get rid of him. He is destroying our way of life in
every way possible. .
AIR FORCE ONE: I see where our president arrived in Louisiana,
where the hurricane hit. I would like to know why Air Force One wasn't
loaded-full of water and food instead of all those deadheads. Those dead-
heads aren't going to do any good down there. If they would have taken
Air Force One aJd loaded it with food and water then we would have
done something to help those people.
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Service On Page 2
This Labor Day weekend I for the hurricane donations, with
hope the people of Martin, St. all proceeds going to the Salvation
Lucie, Okeechobee and Indian Army's efforts in the stricken
River counties will tune in to the states.
Jerry Lewis Telethon, which will "While the needs of 'my kids'
raise money for the Muscular Dys- are with us all year round, Hurri-
trophy Association and its com- cane Katrina is a national disaster
mitment to assisting people with on a scale that's difficult to com-
more than 40 neuromuscular dis- prehend," Mr. Lewis said. "We
eases, simply couldn't ignore the need to
Our members deeply value the help. We already have the infra-
help of MDA and its clinic at structure in place.
Jupiter Medical Center in helping "If I've learned anything in the
to improve their everyday life. more than 50 years that I've led
MDA also continues to search for MDA, it's that the generosity of the
cures and treatments with an American people knows no
exciting research program, assists bounds," he said. "I'm sure that
with the cost of key medical with their fellow citizens in such
equipment and offers a variety of dire need, they'll dig deep and do
support groups. Those are just everything they can to help. I'm
some of the programs made pos- hopeful that many people will be
sible when people support the willing to make two phone calls
Telethon host and legendary and donate to both causes," he
comedian Jerry Lewis has added.
announced thatJ this year's This is the 40th year for the
Telethon benefiting MDA will also MDA Telethon, which is being
feature celebrity fund-raising broadcast live from the Beverly
appeals for the relief efforts in the Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., on
aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. nearly 200 "Love Network" sta-
He also announced that MDA will tions. Last year's Telethon, which
donate $1 million of its funds to was cancelled in Florida due to
help victims in Louisiana, Missis- hurricanes, raised $59.4 million to
sippi and Alabama. The hurricane support the association's pro-
relief appeals will take place dur- grams and services benefiting
ing the first four and last four more than 1 million Americans
hours of the 21.5 hour broadcast. affected by neuromuscular dis-
The Telethon begins at 9 p.m. eases.
EDT on Sunday, Sept. 4, and ends On behalf of our members liv-
at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 5. ing in the Treasure Coast, thank
The Telethon is broadcast on you for your support of the Mus-
WPEC News 12 until 11 a.m. Mon- cular Dystrophy Association.
day and WTVXUPN 34 thereafter. Sandra Ingram
A special 800 number will be used District Director
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.
Okeechobee Model Airplane Club will meet at the Peace Lutheran Church,
750 N.W. 23rd Lane. For information, contact David Fox at (863) 763-3296.
Alanon meeting will be held at the Church of Our Saviour, 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 Census, IGI (Interna-
tional Genealogical Index), Social Security Death Index and military informa-
tion available. For information, call (863) 763-6510 or (863) 467-5261.
Camera Club meetings will be every other Tuesday, from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m.
Learn types and uses of film, speeds and technology and how to see your
world and capture it on film. Class is basic through extensive. Registration is
$20 and each class is $10. Call Bobbi ai '863) 467-2614 for information.-'
Some ol Ihe proceeds will go lowards Big Lake Mission's Outreach.
Rotary Club of Okeechobee meets at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 700 S.
Parrott Ave., at noon. All Rotarians and the public 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) 357-
The Gathering Church Overcomers Group meets at 7:30 p.m. in the fellow-
ship 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 Restau-
rant, 700 S. Parrott Ave. Anyone interested in becoming a member is wel-
come. 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.The public
Grief and Loss Support Group meets every Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Hos-
pice building locatedatd 411 S.E. Fourth St. in Okeechobee. Everyone is wel-
come. For information, contact Enid Boutrin at (863) 467-2321. .
Bipolar Bears meets at 11 a.m. at Welcome House, 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
disorderor dual diagnosis. For information, call (863) 467-1026.
The Okeechobee Jaycees will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion
Post #64, 510 S.E. Second St. The Okeechobee Jaycees would like to wel-
come all energetic young people between the ages of 21 and 39, who are
interested in working towards the betterment of our community. For informa-
tion, call Margaret Bowers at (863) 763-7399.
A.A meeting from noon until 1 p.m. at the Church of Our Saviour, 200 N.W.
. Third St. It's an open meeting.
Narcotic Anonymous (NA) meet in the New Horizon building, 1600 S.W.
Second Ave., from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. For information, call (863) 763-1191.
Community Country Gospel will meet at 7 p.m. at the church next to Dou-
glas Clinic on North Park St. Any individual or group that enjoys old time
gospel music is invited to participate. For information, contact Randy or
Larese Maycumber at (863) 467-0359.
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 701
S.W. Sixth St. It will be a closed discussion.
Alternative Lifestyle is meeting at the A.A. Clubhouse (Sobriety in the
Swamp), 50 U.S. 441 S.E., at the corner of U.S. 78 and U.S. 441. For informa-
tion, call (863) 763-5385.
Lakeside Cruise'n Car Show will meet from 7 until 9 p.m. in the Wal-Mart
parking lot in front.of the Garden Center. Just stop by to show a car you may
ave, or check out the cars and visit with the car owners while you listen to the
great oldies music.
he Disabled American Veterans meet at 12:30 p.m. at V.F.W. Post #4423,
300 N.W. 34th St. All service-connected veterans are invited. For information,
call Keith at (863) 357-1335.
Martha's House offers weekly support groups for individuals who are either
directly or indirectly affected by domestic violence, other women's issues are
also addressed. One support group is held every Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the
Okeechobee County Health Department auditorium, 1728 N.W. Ninth Ave.
For information, call Irene Luck at (863) 763-0202.The other support group is
held on each Thursday at 6 p.m. at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 1057
N.E. 14th Ave. For information, call Shirlean Graham at (863) 763-2893.
Info session on Alzheimer's planned
Donna True, LCSW, from the Alzheimer's Association will be
the guest speaker at Hospice of Okeechobee's Caregiver Sup-
port Group on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 2 p.m. Participants.will learn
about what they can do to help themselves and their loved ones
cope during this difficult time. For information, call Enid
Boutrin, MSW, at (863) 467-2321. Hospice of Okeechobee is
located at 411 S.E. Fourth St.
Cattlemen sponsoring parade
Okeechobee Cattlemen's Association, Inc., is sponsoring a
Labor Day parade on Sept. 5. The parade will begin at 10 a.m.
The line up will start at 9 a.m.
Healthy Start group to meet
The board of directors of the Okeechobee Healthy Start Coali-
tion will meet Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 11:30 a.m. in their office at
575 S.W 28th St. The Okeechobee Healthy Start Coalition is part
of a statewide network of coalitions responsible for planning
and implementing services for pregnant women and infants. For
information, contact Executive Director Kay Begin at (863) 462-
Special to Okeechobee News/First Baptist Church
Looking Back ...
Forest Edwin Pearce (1921-1973) and family are shown
here. In the first row (left to right) are Harry, Forest
(Hunky), Dot and Dock. In the second row are Roy, Peggy
and Jane. This photo also appears in the book tilted
"Strolling Down Country Roads" by Twila Valentine and
Betty Chandler Williamson. Plans are currently under way
by the Okeechobee Historical Society to reprint the book
"Strolling Down Country Roads". Recent interest in buy-
ing a copy of the book has been increasing, and the His-
torical Society needs an estimate of the number of books
to order. The expected cost is $35 to $40 per copy, and the
society hopes to have the books available by Christmas.
If you are interested in buying a copy of the book send
your name, address and telephone number to: Betty C.
Williamson, P.O. Box 249, Okeechobee, Fla., 34973. This
will not obligate you to buy the book, but you will be noti-
fied when the books are available. You are asked to send
your information to Mrs. Williamson soon. Do you have
any old photos of the Okeechobee area or of Okeechobee
citizens? If so, bring them by the Okeechobee News
office, 107 S.W. 17th St., and we can copy them while you
wait. Or, you can e-mail the photo and information about
the photo to email@example.com.
Labor Day Rodeo continues
The Labor Day Rodeo continues today at the Cattlemen's
Arena on U.S. 441 N. The final day of competition will be Mon-
day, Sept. 5. A parade will also be held Monday, Sept 5, at 10
a.m. in downtown Okeechobee. For information, call Perri L.
Giafaglione at (863) 697-3113.
Habitat for Humanity will be in park
Habitat for Humanity Okeechobee County will be in Park 2,
booth #218, during Labor Day festivities. In addition to telling
what they are doing and their plans for the future they will have
items for sale as well as a drawing for a NASCAR Tony
Stewart/Home Depot/Habitat for Humanity car bank. The sticker
on the box reads: Tony Stewart, #20 Home Depot, 1999 Pontiac,
Limited Edition Adult Collectible 1:24-scale stock car, I of 8,000,.
Labor Day Festival scheduled
The annual Labor Day Festival continues Sunday and Mon-
day, Sept. 4 and 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 special-
ties. Please join Okeechobee County Chamber of Commerce for
an exciting weekend. Applications are available at the Chamber.
For information, call (863) 763-6464.
LOAA raising funds for scholarships
The Lake Okeechobee Airboat Association will be participat-
ing in the 2005 Labor Day Festival, Sept. 4-5, from 9 a.m. until 3
p.m. Prizes such as a guided fishing trip and a .22 magnum Sav-
age rifle with hard case will be given away. There will also be
daily drawings, and new camouflage T-shirts will be for sale.
Proceeds from the sales will be used to provide scholarships for
Okeechobee High School students, to support Grad Nite and to
fund other community projects and charities. For information,
call (863) 763-6069:
VFW presents 'Womenle'ss Wedding'
The VFW Post #9528, 2002 U.S. 78 W, will present the the-
atre of performing arts "Womenless Wedding" on Labor Day,
Sept. 5. The wedding will start at 3. p.m. All females in the wed-
ding will be played by men. See your commander as Nellie
Clampett, bridesmaid; and, imagine Al Crank as Lulu Jasper, the
flower girl. Food will be prepared by chefs Morgan and Ritchie.
The menu will be hot dogs, chili dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburg-
ers and baked beans. Eat all you want for a donation. No take
outs will be available on this day. Food will be served from 12:30.
until 3 p.m.
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 Con-
struction; Nature's Pantry; Okeechobee Land Company; Okee-
chobee Mortgage; Pritchard and Associates and GMAC Real
Estate; Rustic Ranch Furniture; Sun Realty; and, Travel Easy RV.
While you're there, register to win one of Reach FM's Labor Day
giv.e-away prizes. The grand prize is a trip to Orlando and
includes theme park tickets. Many other prizes -L including a
gift certificate to a local store, dinner for two, and more -- will
also be given away. Check out www.reachfm.org ,a full list of
details; or, call (863) 467-8080.
History Center to reopen Sept. 7
The Okeechobee Family History Center of The Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 310 S.W. Sixth St., will reopen
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-
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Movie times for Friday, Sept. 2,
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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 II "Transporter 2" (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 "Brothers Grimm"
(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 at2, 4:15, 7and9 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.
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Newhouse and Bertolini win bass tourney
By Loma Jablonski had the big fish of the day with a
Okeechobee News 7.31 lb. bass. Big fish honors
earned them another $198. /,',
Thirty-three boats took to the Fourth lace went to Dick
Fouth alac went to Dick i
water of Lake Okeechobee at safe
light Saturday morning to compete
in the Christian Team Trail one-day
When all boats returned and all
fish were weighed in, Norris New-
house and Jim Bertolini stood in
first place with 18.01 lbs. of Okee-
chobee bass, earning them a $670
Carroll Head and Larry Steel fin-
ished in second place with 16.11
lbs., that included a 6.43 lb. beauty.
They took home a check for $335
for their efforts.
Bob Owens and Fred George
finished in third place with 14.93
lbs., earning them $220. They also
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Christian Team Trail tournament with a 7.31 lb. beauty. He
earned $198 for this catch.
Morse and Mike Krause for their
14.54 lb. catch. They received a
check for $160.
Fifth place and a $128 check
went to Danny Williams and Bryan
Baggett for their 13.50 bag of fish.
Chuck Burger and Bob Harrer
took home a sixth place check for
$100 for their 13.21 lb. catch.
Seventh place went to Craig
Smith and Bill Rose for their 12.77
lb. of fish. They received a check
for $70 for their morning's efforts.
The next Christian Team Trail
tournament will take place at
Okee-Tantie Marina on Oct. 1.
Weigh-ins begin at 1 p.m.
Okeechobee News/Lorna Jablonski
Jim Bertolini (left) and Norris Newhouse (right). show off
some of their first-place bass at the Christian Team Trail tour-
nament Saturday afternoon at Okee-Tantie Marina. They
brought a total of 18.01 Ibs. to the scale to capture the win
and the first place check of $670.
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Larry Steel (left) and Carroll Head (right) finished in second
place at Saturday's Christian Team Trail tournament with
16.11 lbs. of bass. They took home a check for $335 for their
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Champion calf roper
Champion calf roper Rabe Rabon shows how its done as
he competes in the Okeechobee Cattlemen's Association
Labor Day weekend rodeo Saturday afternoon. The rodeo
continues through Monday at the Okeechobee Cattle-
men's Association Arena on U.S. 441.
Solheim Cup to feature some of the best players
By Daniel Shube
Special to the Okeechobee News
The premier team competition
for the women will take place this
weekend (Sept. 9 11). The best
LPGA players from the USA will
host their European counterparts
and attempt to take back the cup.
'Teen sensation Paula Creamer has
already made it clear that losing is
not an option. Hall-of-FamerAnni-
ka Sorenstam will do her best to
defend the cup. How much do
you know about this classic com-
1. The Solheim Cup was found-
A. Babe Zarharias
C. Taylor Made
D. Sol Heim
2. This year's Solheim Cup will
be played at:
A. Bent Tree
B. Crooked Stick
C. Pebble Beach
D. Rich Harvest Farms
3.- US Team Captain Nancy
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by Daniel Shube
.Lopez scored two points in the
Inaugural Solheim Cup in what
4. To play in this event you
A. Be from Korea
B. Be under 21
C. Be ranked in the top 10
D. Been born in the US or
5. The 2007 Solheim Cup will
be played in:
6. In the 2005 Cup, the winner
A. US by 2 points
B. It was a draw
C. Europe by 2 points
D. Europe by 7 points
7. The points needed to win the
cup this year are:
A. Europe 14, U.S.- 14.5
B. Europe- 15.5, U.S.- 14.5
C. Europe- 20, U.S. 20
D. Points are not the point
1. The Solheim Cup was found-
ed by Karsten Solheim from Ping
which still sponsors the event.
2. This year the matches will be
played at Crooked Stick in Carmel,
Indiana. Answer B.
. 3. Hall of Fame legend Lopez
played in the Inaugural event in
1990. Answer- C.
4. The US and European team
members had to have been born
in the US and Europe. Answer D.
5. The 2003 event was held in
Sweden and in 2007 it will return
to Sweden. Answer A.
6. The European team won in
2003,17- 10. Answer-D.
7. The European Team needs
14 points in 2005 to retain the Cup,
with the U.S. Team requiring 14.5.
So how did you do? If you got
all seven correct, you retain the
cup! Six correct? You're in the fair-
way. Five right? That's a bogey.
Less than five? You swing like a
Remember, the women's
game is better for the average
golfer to watch and learn, The Sol-
heim Cup will feature several of
the world's best. Tune in to the
Golf Channel Friday and'Saturday,
Sept. 9 and 10, from 9 a.m. until 5
p.m. and Sunday's finals will be
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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
Grab a bargain from your How fast can your car
neighbor's garage, attic, go? It can go even
basement or closet in faster when you sell it
today's classifieds. in the classified.
Drivers Needed for Mid-Size truck, to make food and
supplies deliveries. Excellent hours and wages. Guaranteed 4,0
hours, Mon. thru Fri. Must have clean drivers record.
Must be dependable.
Call Dennis 800-419-1842 for more information.
When doing those chores is
doing you in, its time to
look for a helper in the
Buying a car? Look in
the classified. Selling
a car? Look in the
makes you a more informed
and interesting person. No
wonder newspaper readers
are more successful
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:l-an driving record. & all nrecesary
.: ,rtlih.:-. lon are r.-quuir' d
--.:.-1petiive /,ages. health bener iits
-4011k) Apply in person: Cameron
Ashley Building Products, 3434
Industrial 31st St., Ft. Pierce, FL
34946. www.gbpd.com. EOE/DFWP
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
Okeechobee Juvenile Offender Correction Center,
a residential program for "at-risk" teenage males,
operated by G4S Youth Services, LLC is recruiting
for the following position:
Masters level position as minimum, with
experience in psychological and treatment
services and licensed to practice in State of
Florida. Serves as the designated Mental
Health Authority in directing the rehabilitation
and treatment program for the resident "at-
risk" teenage males. Strong background in
mental health, substance abuse and sex
offender programs required.
Mail or fax resume:
5050 North East 168th Street
Okeechobee, FL 34972
Attn: Mike Smeltzer
Or stop by your local One Stop Career
Center to pick up an application.
Drug Free Workplace/EEO
Class A CDL Required.
Walpole Feed &
2595 NW 8th Street
r HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATORS
Land Clearing Co. seeking
EXP. ONLY OPERATORS. .
I Immediate openings, Good Pay
w/Bonuses. (561)784-8525 or email I
WI LT I.ky, I = tI J'""I 1a =1 0111 0
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Full Time. (Fri., Sat., Mon., Tues., Wed.)
Apply At: 406 N.W. 4th Street
Housekeeping ~ Full Time
Dietary (Kitchen Help)
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Apply In Person Only At
Business Office, 406 N.W. 4th Street.
Busy law office needs legal secretary.
Seeking responsible, well-organized individual
with excellent typing & phone skills.
Must be familiar with Word Perfect.
Prior legal experience preferred but not required.
Call Susie at (863)763-3131 for information
AVUIS M im[ M I IMIlI
Immediate Openings All Shifts
Full Time/Part Time RN's & LPN's
Apply In Person To:
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
1646 Hwy. 441 North
Clean CDL Class B License
Call 772-597-3755 or
For Hair Stylists and
Exp. pref but not necessary
lJourneymen or experienced *
Mechanic's. Only serious
*self motivated need apply.1
IMust have good driving
Record. Weekly travel I
required in FL. Paid travelI
time, overtime Per diem,,
IOFWP Benefits, 401k, Pd
*hol & vac. I
IWilson's Petroleum I
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Seminole Tribe of Florida Health Dept. has an
opening @ our Brighton Reservation for:
Transporter: Transports patients on/off reserva-
tion to appointments for clinic, dental, family ser-
vices. Deliver supplies or prescriptions to patients.
Maintains trip reports. Assist with clerical & CHR
duties in clinic. Valid FL driver's lic. HS Dip./GED
req. Physically able to transfer patients (incl. lift-
Apply by email galtman(asemtribe.com: fax
954-967-3477 or mail: HR, 6300 Stirling Road,
Hollywood, FL 33024. www.seminoletribe.com
FISHING GUIDE WANTED:
Must have own bass boat. Call
(863)946-1742 for more info.
Lawn Service Now Hiring
Musthavemin. 1 yr. exp.
w/commercial lawn service,
valid dr. lic., over 18, willing
to work long hours. Call
MASONS & LABORERS
Wanted F/T & P/T Positions
Has the following positions
available in our
Okeechobee Outpatient Office
Salary Negotiable. For a
complete list of opportunities
in the 4 county area please
for more information.
Fax resume to
NoPhone Calls Please
NOW HIRING EXPERIENCED
DOG GROOMER. Must have
ref. Also a Bather (will train)
Please call (863)467-7785.
PALMDALE OIL COMPANY
DRIVERS NEEDED:Class A &
Class B, Hazemat & Tanker.
Medical Benefits, Retirement,
-Vacation & Bonus Programs.
Interstate Brands Companies,
Okeechobee. Great health
benefits after qualifying period.
HS diploma or equiv required.
Apply- One Steop Career Ctr,
209 SW Park St
or fax resume 407-843-4559,
Ph: 800-226-5110 ext. 146
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER
CDL Class B with P & S
Personal leave and employer
matched retirement plan.
Starting salary $9.40 to $9.88
per hr., 40 hour work week.
Call Tonya Lowe at
( 863)412-7548. EOE ...
Syfrett Feed Company
3079 NW 8th Street
Top pay to the. right person
Benefits. Please call
Find it faster. Sell it sooner
in the classifeds
Competitive Salary, Excellent
Benefits, B.S. Psychology or
related field, 2 yrs. experience
with adolescents preferred.
Fax resume to 863-357-5913
or Call 863-634-5760.
Non-profit has two part time
positions (with benefits) based
in Ft. Pierce with travel
between Okeechobee and
St. Lucie counties. For
complete details, go to
A leads you
Money Lenders 310
Tax Preparation 315
healthy living technology
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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
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.
Child Care Needed 110
Child Care Offered415
Services Offered 425
Medical Services -135
License # CBC055264
Screen Rooms, Carports
Aluminum Roof Over
417 W.S. Park
JACK'S TOP SOIL
Shell Rock &
Bob Cat Work.
Air Conditioners 505
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Books & Magazines 535
Business Equipment 545
Carpets 'Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
China. Glassware, Etc. 560
Coins 'Stamps 5701
Crafts. 'Supplies 585
Drapes. Linens & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Health & Reducing
Household Items 630
Medical Items 650
Musical Instruments '360
Plumbing Supplies '.d0
Pools & Supplies 685
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Toys & Games 7'0
Wanted to Buy 7=10
DESK- Heavy solid wood, 5
drawer, Small, Adult size,
Good condition. $30.
DESK- Heavy solid wood, 5
drawer, Small, Adult size,
Good condition. $45.
ENGRAVED GOLD LOCKET-
1940 With chain, holds 2
ISpecial Notice 01551
ISpecial Notice 0155 I
Okeechobee News, Sunday, September 4, 2005
SCALES & WEIGHTS, Weighs RATTAN GLASS TOP TBL & 2 -
in grams. Very accurate. An- INSULATION REMOVER chairs $50 (863)467-2532 BASS GUITAR- New Tradition
tique. $275. (863)467-4328 Professional machine to re- SECTIONAL SOFA, 2 pc. with 5 string, Pearl white, Brand
w o yo fd a o move ceiling insulation. Id tablecoffeetableP & 2 new $250. 954-275-8111 or
How do you find a job $4500 (863)357-1340 t s, co(863)357-1576 L L i
in today's competitive -foot stools & corner table.
market? In the $350 (863)467-9228 DRUM SET, BY: TAMA, Brand
employment section TL 6 a 1 f new symbols & stands.
of the cassif TABLE w/6 Chairs &1 leaf. $800or best offer.
of o declassified Very good condition. $100. (863)763-3765
SBOY'S CLOTHES- 18mo-2T, (863)357-4188 MOUNTAIN DULCIMER- Ex-
$i0 1 t00. takes all or will stepr WATERBEDS- King (full set) cellent condition, with case. flu T Y
DRYER, white, like new, great ate (863)763-6131 & Queen $500 Will separ- asking $200. or best offer.
condition, works good, $65. ate(863)673-2754 (863)467-8548 DVD's (85) & 20-40 VHS
(863)763-5218 51 Wine Rack, 31x78, 4 shelves, $500 or best offer
FREEZER, Frigidaire, Upright, CN UP black metal & oak counter, (863)763-8943
Excellent condition. $200. COINS, US PROOF & MINT $25. (863)674-0898e
(863)357-0765 SETS, 17 Proof '60-88, 14 AFFEN PINCHER, female,M -MME
Mints '62-92. Lincoln Pennies great for senior home, $200. .
FREEZER, KENMORE, Upright, & more. $500 561-924-8292 (863)983-6537 WANTED: Horse Round Pen
Good condition. $300 or I 1 AFRICAN GREY CONGO or Panels. (954)214-8877 or
best offer. Call Ramses at S I CLUB CAR, '97- Exc. cond., Hand fed $900 (863)824-8787
(863)673-0645 good batt/charger, $1599. (863)673-2483
E DRYER(Pr Football & Baseball Card Col- (863)697-1350/763-2063. AWE BUY SCRAP GOLD
WASHER & DRYER (Pro- econ& $500 orbestoffe 3)697-1350/763-2063. AMAZONPARROT
pane), Kenmore, Just over 1 Call (863)763-8943 EASY GO Good cond. good Hand Fed$650 419 W.S. Park
yr. old. Large capacity. $300 battery & charger. $799. (863)673-2483 Call 863-763-5553
for both. 561-723-4466 Cell. Neg. (863)697-1350 or AMERICAN PITBULL PUPPIES
WASHER, Whirlpool, heavy 'uplie (863)763-2063. 6 males, 6 females.
duty, 6 cycle, almond, very PARTY CART seats 4 peo Call 863-634-3508 or Agrul
good cond., $75. COMPUTER, 16" monitor, PARle Cdog & plenty of coo 863-634-5620
(863)763-6617 printer, 15ots of(863)467680discs, works ers, 36v charger, $900 Australian Blue & Red Heeler I I .
WASHER/DRYER, & Mic r eat, $150. (863)4676805 (863)697-2033 Pups, 10 weeks, working .
wave- Good condibon. $125 COMPUTER- Pentium 3, win- -parents on premises, $300.
will separate. dows XP, MS Office, key- -n-u -- -i es (863)227-0071/227-1111 Christmas Trees 745
(863)467-1547 board, mouse, monitor, BEAGLE- Tri-colored, Female Farm Equipment 805
$175. (863)843-0158 AR-15 BUSHMASTER .223 8 mo old CKCreg. Loe Farm Feed,.'Products 810
WASHER/DRYER, Kenmorecu mo old, CKC reg. Loves Farm Miscellaneous 815
WASuper Capacity us/DRYER, whitKenmore GATEWAY COMPUTER with ca carbine, custom trigger, Kids $200 Call Farm Produce 820
Super Capacity Plus, white, G T accessory rail, A2 style. $800, 863-763-2749 or 801-4193 Farm erice 820s
2 yrs. old, $375. printer, $250/neg. Call (863)634-9494 Farm Services
(863)467-6821 863-674-0304. BOA SNAKE- Red Tail & rats, Offered 825
PRINTER Cannon, brand FIREARMS LIBRARY 32 $150. Please call Farm Supplies.,'
s S new still in box, $40 leather bound vol. (history, 863-763-8380 after 5pm Services Wanted 830
S(239)289-8646 gun smithing, ballistics) like Ask forSusan Fertilizer 835
1new $450 863-697-2033 FERRETS, Male, 1 Female Horses 840
STEEL BUILDING-TobeIFERRETS, 1 Male, 1 Female, Landscaping
STEEL BUILDING- To be REMINGTON 1100- Automatic Extremely Tame w/Extra Supplies 845
moved, 40'x60', $1255 or shot gun v/26" Remchoke Large 2 Story Cage. $300 or Lawn & Garden 850
best offer (863)675-0349 barrel & synthetic stock. bestoffer. (863)763-3765 Livestock 855
COMMERCIAL KILN, Pouring $250. (863)902-0381 FISH TANK 75 allon w/ liht Supplies 0
table & Mixer. $300 for all, FISH TANK-75 gallon w/light oultry.Supplt es 860
will sep. (863)467-8177 & accessories $100 Seeds/Plants,'
S s(863)675-7878 Flowers 865
TANNER- Soliel, 28 Sport. F FISH TANKS (20) 21/2, 5's &
$2250. New never used, Call HEATING OIL & TANK- 275 10's. Including Accessories. III I
Cathy 863-697-1123 BED FRAME Wooden, twin gal. $500. (863)763-4600 $150. (863)357-1775 ,os.-,
Good condition $20 Love the earth Recycle PARROT- Congo African Gray MARE4yrs old,, broke Nice
(863)824-8749 your used items by Baby. Hand tamed, 3 mo: horse. $800 (863)697-6713
MIAMI SUN- 3 Wheel bike, selling them in the old. $950. neg.
Excellent shape. $150. classified. (305)244-3871 MINIATURE HORSE & CART
(863)467-7659 POMERANIANS- 1-male lyr (561)798-3674
B(R SUITE .5pc, tall oval ;, old, 1-Female 2 yrs old,
/BR SUITE-5pc, tall oval w e t; Breeding pair. AKC, F-$600, MUSTANG- Mare, 5 yr old,
^ ^ hdbd/ftbd 5 drawer chest; COTER Golden Alan M-$600 (863)675-4216 halter broke 700.
dresser w/swinging mirror, SCOOTER- Golden Alante M-$600. (863)6 4216 halter broke
carved legs, very sturdy, $500 motorized chair. New w/ war- RED NOSED PITBULL 5 mo (863)655-3436
SCHWIN BICYCLE 1955- 26", (863)467-7659. ranty papers. pd $6K asking old, all shots up to date REG. MINI, 5 mo. old stallion.
like new, asking $1000. $1300 neg (863)357-2233 $400 (863)447-0965 Chestnut w/white. Very pretty
(863)467-5756. M I s SHIH TZU PUPPY AKC reg. w/exc, build. Big build in small
Champion bloodline, Great pckg. $950 (863)824-0522
BUNK BEDS, Wooden, Built in BIRDFEEDER, $38 or best of- w/kids. Sacrifice for $300 or REG. MINI, Tricolor paint
shelves, 5 drawers & desk. fer (754)367-1761 best offer (863)467-8896 yearling mare, Gorgeous mare
$350 863 -467-90327fter CHRISTMAS TREE- 6,1/2, TANKS 55 gal. on aluminum w/blk eyeliner/hazel eyes. 30"
Booksu m l63-634-2937 afigrhtsRbSTallsR&teE61/2e stand, 10 gal. on wrought Gentle.$1500863)824-0522
OTERETS tin (2) skeir ilght. ba$3 rs iron stand & 20 gal. $125 for
BOOKS- (150 Crystal Creek sheets cases, curtains & YOUNG DOVES- various col-
Series included, asking $75 shelves $100 863-447-0965 FUEL TANK, 300 gallon, with ors $20 each. N MwR Plan Pr
forall. (863)946-1494. Dining Table, 42" round, pump, $400 or best offer. (863) 675,624after6pm, 17h/p Briggs & Stratton eng.
glass, 4 cushioned chrs. on (863)675-6568 leave mes-
Bil casters, $100. sage,. garage kept $1150 or best
Srnilr 0540I I (863)674-0898 NEXTEL i275 Camera offer(863)467-0987
DINNING ROOM TABLES (2) Phone only 3 months old HUGE PHOTOS RAIL ROAD TIES FOR SALE:
ALUMINUM PAN ROOFING $50 for both, will sep. Nice $80 or best offer Familyfriends, scenery Approx. 200. $1400 for all,
Used, (12) 2Oft panels. $60 shape. (863)467-6088 (863)697-2422 or pets from your photo, will sep. Will Deliver
for all or will sep. heT' Elliotfs Quick Photo (863)357-6202/261-4999
(863)675-8760 LaBelle END TABLES (2) solid wood, PRINTER DOCK Kodak, for 419 W.S. Park
-'. pull out drink/plate hold- digital cam. Wrks w/ cx6000, Call 863-763-5553 RIDING LAWN MOWER '98
BROWN RIDGE GAP- New, ,-ers $180 or best offer 7000,dx6000,7000, ls600, Snapper, Runs good, like new
Steel 26, gauge,,550ft. $120., 4 (863)634-0517 700. $100 (863)697-2422 condition $600 or best offer
(863)357-5754 KING SIZED BED- Head- WATER SOFTENER & FILTER, S i (863)517-1177
GAL HURRICAIN PANEL board, Mattress, complete, Sears, programmable, 2 yrs. W RIDING LAWN MOWER- John
Approx. 50, 60", 9.9" $500 for Very nice $100 old, pd $1257, sell for $600. WATER HEATER: Just 1 yr. Deere Hydra, Sears gas edg-
all (863)357-1340 (863)986-4743 (863)467-1860old. 40 gallon. Pd. $270, er & Scotts lawn mower.
Asking $125 or best offer. $700 will sep 863-357-6456
BULL & HEIFER CALF-
healthy and de wormed
ABOVE GROUND POOL 24ft $350 (305)807-2500.
diameter, all accessories,
I must take down & haul. One man's trash is
$550 (863)675-3236 another man's treas-
ure. Turn your trash
HOT TUB- Like new, Excellent to treasure with an ad
condition, 18 jets, Seats 6 in the classifieds.
R E A DI N 1G T GETHER(863)983-7751 R e n a
AIR HOCKEY TABLE, Tourna -E .
ment size. Like new w/pucks
& handles, etc. Pd. $1100, Apartments 905
now $550. (863)357-1572 Business Places 910
AQUATIC ITEMS 3 life vests, Commercial
3 comp. snorkeling sets, & Property 915
40" Maui surf board. $90 for Condos/
or will sep. (863)675-4792 Townhouses Rent920
Farm Property -
POOL TABLE World Leisure Rent 925
Championship Tournament sz. House Rent 930
I. wall accessories. Good con- Land Rent 935
ditlon, $550 (863)357-1572. Resort Property -
Rooms to Rent 955
S., Storage Space -D
'Ii I CAR CD PLAYER- Pioneer, Rent 960
J' Clers, retails $290, sell $200
Si* ^ -(863)357-0448.
JVC$15 or best offer.M FURNISHED APT- all utilities
8 $1 6 oS bt ofer E paid, mature adults only, No
,(86)46707 pets, on water, Call between
i i i STEREO with CD/double deck 9-7 pm daily (863)357-2044
Call 863-674-0304. OKEECHOBEE, 1BR Apt., un-
.- .~furnished, elec. & water pro-
I V '..s vided, $600 mo., 1st & sec.
$300. (863)467-6821 BASSWOOD, 2BR/1BA, newly
renovated, incl. washer/dry-
GENERATOR 5500 watts, 110 $800 mo. (561)793-4860
& 220 volts, electric start, BASSWOOD, 3BR/2BA, $1200
built in battery charger, Exc mo., 1st, last & security, Call
'IIT .- ,cond $995:(863)467-4328 for appointment
S OKEE- 2br, 1ba in Ancient
'-i i c i Oaks No pets. Non smoking
envr. $775. mo, util. + Sec
;IM;_4 GENERATOR- Makita, brand dep & ref. 772-708-4422
S$2000 sell for $1200 OKEECHOBEE, 2BR, 1BA, w/
S.. (863)467-5756 screened room, elec. boat lift,
on water, completely turn.,
., ... II.I.. $1100 mo. + sec. dep.
The most important II Okeechobee, o2BR/2BA,1
CHEROKEE EEP- Bran nw water w/dock, club house,
20 minutes of your day $( 2753.~
is the time spent reading Cl ae 0
Si f HOOVER EMPOWER-Almost NEWSPAPER MAKES
new, Cost $140. Sell $70. YAMOREINFORMED
VVith your child from (863)467-2112 AND INTERESTING
birth to age nine. VCMOVE 1
VCR MOVIES- 150, $200. or (861'0"-10ci".puPar
*mmm ~best offer (863)610-1082 nam"e popular!
Business Places -
Property Sale 1010
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State .
Property Sale 1055
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080
OKEECHOBEE 3br, 1ba.
New roof, new flooring, fenced
yard. $99,900. Please call
Time to clean out the
attic, basement and/or
your yard sale in the
classified and make
your dean up a breeze!
TAYLOR CREEK ISLE- Dock,
Lake access, In ground pool,
Asking $179,000. 2024 SE
34th Ln M/H Free
772-873-0027 or Cell#
Mobile Home Lots 2005
Mobile Home. Parts 2010
Mobile Homes- Rent 2015
Mobile Homes Sale 2020
POWER CORD- For a Mobile
Home. 4 wire, 22' long. $60.
It's never too late to find
the perfect gift. Look
for it in the classified.
OKEECHOBEE- 2br, 2ba,
$750, 1st, last & sec, Small
pets okay, (863)467-6309
eve & wkends.
TREASURE ISLAND, 2/2, Fur-
nished. Avail, now. Very pri-
vate lot w/screen porch, etc.
$875 mo. 863-357-3639
Furnished Mobile in Mobile
Home Park, 3BR, 1 1/2BA,
Fla. rm., storage room, new
a/c, very clean, asking
$15,500. Call (772)879-2879
LARKEE LAKE, 3BR, 2BA,
1800 s.f., Double lot, 2-Living
rooms, 2-Carport's, $120K
MOBILE HOME FOR SALE,
1989 Single Wide, 2 BR, 2 BA,
Good cond. Must be moved.
OKEE- 3BR, 2BA 1/2 acre
Garage, fenced yard.
1850 NE 103rd Ave.
Park Model, '96, on private lot
in Ancient Oaks, with 2 add
ons & 2 tip outs, 800 sf.,
water filter, all appl's Incl.,
c/a & heat, $60,000.
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Sport Vehicles -ATVs 3035
ARROW GLASS, '84, 18', cen
ter console, 115hp Yamaha
clean mtr., solid boat
BASS BOAT, Ranger 83, 18
Ft., 150 hp Mercury, 651b tro
ling motor, 2) fish finders, 3
new batteries, new lower un
& additional new items. $400
or best offer. (863)467-6621
BASS TRACKER BOAT 16ft
w/ troller motor & trailer, n
motor, rated for 50h/p $100
BOAT TRAILER, 14 Ft. Galva
nized. Good shape. $200
CATFISH BOAT, 21' long
70hp Tohatsu, new trailed
Good condition. $2500
(863)357-4595 ask for Ron.
GLASSSTREAM PRO BASS
'92, 50 hp, Trailer, Trollin
motor w/pedal control Dept
finder $3500 941-426-3781
GRUMMAN ALUMINUM- 14
V Haul, Trailer, 25hp Merc
Trolling motor. $150
JON BOAT, 10 Ft. w/traile
motor & trolling motor. Extra'
included. $800. or best offe
Call (863)763-0280 anytime.
JON BOAT, 14 Ft. w/ galv
trailer. 9.9 Johnson, Net
seats, Live well. Runs grea
MERCURY '01, 25 HP electric
start, 0/B Motor, 2006 wai
ranty. Perfect cond. $2000
PONTOON BOAT '91, 24', 12
hp motor; full bimini w/storag
cover; new trir., needs a little
work. $4250 772-263-2555
MIDAS MINI '83- 24ft, Che
350, dual AC, 4KW Ona
Jen, runs good $2495 cas
OKEE 32' Franklin, w/FI/Rm
Very good cond. Taylo
Creek, Lot 87 $1500. Mus
be moved. (314)293-2227
BOAT MOTOR, Johnson 5 hp
Brand new condition. Onl
used 4 hrs. Pd. $1500, Ask
SUPER POCKET YAMAHA R6
replica, practicallyj rad new
with all stickers $700 or bes
offer (863)464-0542 I
YUMBO, starter motorcycle
200cc, good beginner bike
STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE AIR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT
The Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of tis intent to issue a per-
mit to Dr. Thomas Nichol, President of Twin Oaks Pet Cemetery and Crematon-
umr to construct an air pollution source consisting of a dual chamber gas-fired
cremation unit for animal remains, manufactured by Matthe,,ws Cr'mation Division
Model IEB-50. This facility is located at 251 NE 300th Street, Okeechobee, Okee-
chobee County, Florida. The Department's file number in this matter is
0930108-006-AC. The [D. '.- .-- -.,- -,, .. ...'. n Florida
Administrative Code (F. ,- I i .* .,, .. and the
belief that reasonable assurances have been provided to indicate the proposed
project will not adversely impact air quality.
The Department will issue the permitit wh the attached conditions unless a response
received in accordance with the following procedures results in i, different deci-
sion or significant change or terms or conditions
a, Public Notice of Intent to Issue Air Construction Permit." Written comments
should be provided to the Air Permitting Section of the Department's Southeast
8 If written comments received result in a significant change in the proposed agen-
S cy action, the Department shall revise the proposed permit and require, it appli-
I- cable, another Public Notice.
) The Department will issue the permit with the attached conditions unless a timely
it F,;.n- .r 1, ,, .i. in-tri t.r hmv i- f'lr rT r-..n --- n- 120.569 and
0 1.. I. ., fl..i 3li i I Ii
A person whose substantial interests are a affected by the Department's proposed
permitting decision may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing) under
0 sections 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida's Statutes. The petition must contain
0 the information set forth below and must be filed (received) in the Office of Gener-
al Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard. Mail Station 35,
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, (Telephone: 850/245-2242; Fax
850/245-2303). Petitions filed by the permit applicant or any of the parties listed
a- below must be filed within fourteen days of receipt of this notice of intent. Peti-
0. tions filed by any persons other than those entitled to written notice under section
120.60(3) of the Florinda Statutes must be filed within fourteen days of publication
of the public notice or within fourteen days of receipt of this notice of intent,
whichever occurs first. Under section 120.60(3), however, any person who asked .
g, the Department for notice of agency action may file a petition within fourteen days
r. of receipt of that notice, regardless of the date of publication. A petitioner shall
. mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above, at the
time of filing. The failure of any person to file a petition within the appropriate time
-peiod shall constitute a waiver of that person's right to request an administrative
determination (hearing) under sections 120.569 and 120.57 ES., or to intervene
3- in this proceeding and participate as a party to it. Any subsequent intervention will
g be only at the approval of the presiding officer upon the filing of a motion in com-
h pliance with Rule 28-106205 of the Florida Administrative Code.
A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Department's action is based
, must contain the following information:
, (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agency's file or identifi-
C cation number, if known;
S (b)I The name, address, and telephone number of the peitioner, the name, address
and telephone number of the peittioner's representative, if any, which shall be the
address for'service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an expla-
nation of how the petitioners substantial interests will be affected by the agency
[S (a) A statement of how and when petitioner received notice of the agency action or
r. (b) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition
must so indicate;
(c) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, as well as the rules and stat-
V utes which entitle the petitionerto relief; and
W (d) A demand for relief.
t. A petition that does not dispute the material facts upon which the Department's ac-
tion is based shall state that no such facts are in dispute and otherwise shall con-
tain the same information as set forth above, as required by rule 28-106.301,
c Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency
Ir- action, the filing of a petition means that the Department's final action may be dif-
0. ferent from the position taken by it in this notice of intent. Persons whose sub-
stantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the Department on
the application have the drightto petition to become a party to the proceeding, in
0 accordance with the requirements set forth above.
]e Mediation is not available in this proceeding.
e 82027 ON 9/4/05
TOYOTA TERCEL '91 needs Toyota Pickup, '85, ext. cab, 4 -
'v transmission. $250 or best whl dr., lifted on 35x12.5,
n offer(863)234-1757 system, custom paint,
,h $1800neg.(863)801-9441 -
r VOLKSWAGON 1978 Con-
st vertible. Needs work. $500. JEEP CHEROKEE '95 Good
(863)357-2573 condition, runs great. 4door,
SI I : I auto, 4x2 $2000 or best of-
fer (863)673-0645 Ramses
FORD BRONCO, '87- 4x4,
n Runs needs work & paint job. DODGE CARAVAN, '94- new
k- Plays hard in mud. Tough tires, runs good, needs trans
truck $1500 (863)763-8725. work, $300.
I FORD RANGER 1984, 2.8 V6, (863)655-0030.
4x4, Runs great, owner pur- FORD AEROSTAR, '91, 4x4,
chased newer vehicle, good motor & trans., for
.. $1300. (863)381-0432 parts only, $350 or best of-
JEEP Grand Wagoneer- '84, fer. (863)763-0812
L Camo paint job runs and g
looks good $2000.Pubhc Ntlces
e, 863-673-0920/675-9243. u i M C -
FORD 1 TON '86 lift gate, Public Notice 505
PTO, 11ft utility body $1200 u .... p 1.,
SUZUKIE 1253 Wheeler w/re- (863)467-8511
verse. $500. (863)634-3029 Il
Automo biles CAR DOLLY, fits all vehicles,
_| CLEAR HEADLIGHTS w/cor-
ners for '98 Expedition,
$125. Call 239-634-9339.
Automobiles 4005 MISC. PARTS off of '80's
Autos Wanted 4010 Mustang, $2500 for all will
Classic Cars 4015 sell separately.
Commercial Trucks 4020 (863)467-4229
Equipment 4025 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE, for
Foreign Cars 4030 parts or repair, good trans,
Four Wheel Drive 4035 tires, a/c blows cold, $450
Heavy Duty Trucks4040 neg. (863)467-8856
Parts Repairs 4045 RIMS, 17" Manta Ray, Uni-
Pickup Trucks 4050 versal four lug. Brand new!
Sport Utility 4055 Very Nice! $600. or best offer.
Tractor Trailers 4060 Call Ramses (863)673-0645
Utility Trailers 4065
Vans 4070 TIRES (4)- new, M+S
Contrac $240 (863)763-6131
S a IK II after 6p M-F, anytime weekend
TOOL BOX diamond plate for
CADILLAC BROUGHAM 1989, full size truck & L shape 110
4 Door, 71K mls., Good on gal fuel tank, (2) 12v fuel
gas. Clean inside/outAsking pumps $500(863)763-8415
$2450. (863)467-4043 TOOL BOX, For Full Size Pick
FORD F150 XLT 2001, 4 Dr., Up. Diamond plated. $75.
2wd, 91K mls., Power every- (863)634-3029
thing. $15,000 or best offer.
239-229-2267 TRAILER HITCH- Class 3, Fits
Mercury Grand Marquis,
FORD T-BIRD- 93, 6 cyl, Au- Ford Crown, Vic. & various
to, Pwr windows/seats, Tilt Lincqln $150 863-467-8589
wheel, Cruise, Cold A/C,
FORD TEMPO 1992, Rebuilt CHEVY 350 '94- 4dr, 1 ton,
engine, 48K mls. 30+ mpg. good work truck, ton,
Good condition. $800. go0d37 k20 u6k,-492500
INCOLN T70OWN CAR 1993, DODGE RAM 250, '90- runs
LINCOLN TOWN CAR 1993, good, new parts, fiberglass
Runs good. Need minor cos- work od, y w/ladder rack.
metic work. $1500. neg. 863- $1500 o(863)655-0030.
634-7556 or 561-758-5295. 15 (8)650
LINCOLN TOWN CAR- Runs FORD F150 '81 2 wheel
ood, Good tires, cold A/C. drive, auto, whole or for
1200 or best offer. parts, $500 (863)763-5067
(863)634-4076 FORD F150 '91 XLT, auto,
LINCOLN TOWNCAR, 1988 V8, cold ac, runs great, many.
Exc. cond., black rag top, new new parts including new tires
tires, cold a/c, $1800. $2500(863)697-2032
863-357-2834/891-6033. FORD F250, '83- 351 Wind-
OLD'S CUTLASS SUPREME- sor, 8" lift, body in good
'91, All power, low miles, 4 shape, $2000 or bet offer.
door, Runs great. $1500. (863)634-5368
(863)634-2582 FORD F350, '86, 6.9L Diesel,
OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS CIE- dually, flatbed, $2500 or
RA WAGON, '89, runs good,' best offer. (772)215-8202
good shape, $800 neg. FORD PICK UP 1977, Runs.
(863)763-8261 $500. (863)634-0433
Pontiac Bonneville, '92- full FORD RANGER XLT, '87, with
power, AC, reliable car, call extra cab, runs good, 5 spd.,
for details, $1800 or best of- $800. (863)382-9222
fer. (863)675-2598 Iv msg. GMC 1500 PICKUP TRUCK
GMC 1500 PICKUP TRUCK,
PONTIAC GRAND PRIX- '91, '85 runs good, body & in-
Runs great. A/C, Needs terior in good shape, $2500
shocks $600. neg. (863)634-7098
(863)357-2340 MITSUBUSHI- '86, 2 W/D, 4
PONTIAC SUNFIRE, '97, cyl, Standard $850. or best
conv., 4 cyl., cold air, offer. (863)632-9166
$2500. (863)381-0432 NISSAN PICKUP 1997, 2 wd.,
TOYOTA CAMRY- '93, Needs 5 spd., Ice Cold Air, 4 cyl.
some work, $1000. or best Excellent condition. $2500
offer. (863)467-8038 (863)632-9166
,tate1 r-ublil -
Legal Notice 5500
NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE
COQUINA WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR CO-
QUNA WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
WILL HOLD A MEETING ON WEDNES-
DAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2005 AT 9:00
A.M. IN THE ADMINISTRATION AN-
NEX BUILDING, OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE, SMALL.
CONFERENCE ROOM, 458 HIGHWAY
98 n., OKEECHOBEE, FL. A COPY OF
THE PROPOSED AGENDA MAY BE -
OBTAINED UPON REQUEST FROM -
THE UNDERSIGNED. IF ANY PERSON -
DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION
BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO
ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH
MEETING; THAT PERSON WILL NEED
A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS -
AND FOR SUCH PURPOSES THAT
PERSON MAY NEED TO ENSURE .
THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE
PROCEEDINGS, WHICH INCLUDES
THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE -
UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE -
BASED, IS MADE. ANY PERSON "
WISHING TO SPEAK AT THE MEET- -
ING MUST HAVE THEIR NAME AND
TOPIC PLACED ON THE AGENDA ONE
WEEK BEFORE THE DATE OF THE
MEETING. ALL PROPERTY OWNERS
WITHIN THE DISTRICT ARE INVITED
17429 NW242ND STREET
OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972
863) 763-4601 OR (863)634-3166
6934 ON 8/31;9/4/05
This wooden wheelbarrow
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indoors. To build, simply
trace the full-size patterns
onto wood, cut the pieces out,
assemble and finish. The
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Wheelbarrow Planter plan
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Planters Package .
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