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Okeechobee News


Vol. 94 No. 274


Saturday, October 1, 2005


504 Plus tax


Inside

Woman convicted
of identity theft
TALLAHASSEE Attorney
General Charlie Crist
announced that an
Orlando jury convicted a
Georgia woman on charges
that she used
another person's identity
to steal more than $2.5 million
from that
individual and financial
institutions. Eva Patrick Vern-
er, also known as
Eva Buchowski, faces up to
60 years in prison following
the conviction.
Page 2

Experience
matters at NEHS
The instructors at New
Endeavor High School are
dedicated to ensuring their
students receive the best edu-
cation possible while they are
attending classes at NEHS.
The teachers who are respon-
sible for providing an educa-
tion to the Exceptional Stu-
dent Education (ESE)
population have experience
identifying individual needs
based on classroom perform-
ance and assessment data.
Because these teachers have
experience and know-how,
they are able to target aca-
demic and social areas for
improvement.
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Source: Florida Division
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Lake levels

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

Index
Classifieds ...... 11-13
Comics ........:..10
Community Events .... 4
Crossword ........ .11
Obituaries ......... .3
Opinion ..... . .4
Speak Out ..........4
Sports ............. 7
TV ................ 12
Weather ............ 2
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Thirty-one students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society Thursday
evening at the Osceola Middle School gym. Those inducted were (front, left to right)
Sarah Murrow, Zachary Norris, Walter Piscatelli, Austin Pluskot, Ximena Sanchez,
Michelle Spears, Kathleen Turner and Katie Walker; (middle, left to right) Lionel Jones,
Myranda McAllister, Josh McCall, Clark McCreary, Chelsea McNabb, Erin Moore and
Kenny Murphy and (back, left to right) Libby Barker, Brice Buckner, Megan Clements,
Catrina Clyne, Kayla Goode, Tonia Gray, Ashleigh Hiler, Justin Hoover, Chelsie Houston
and Teri Hughey. Those new members not pictured are Samuel Baggett, Jessie Cofield,
Maria Ruiz, Evan Schwartz, Cameron Tewskbury and Ria Thomas.

Osceola students inducted into NJHS


Thirty-one students were
inducted into the National Junior
Honor Society (NJHS) Thursday
evening at the Osceola Middle
School gymnasium.
The National Junior Honor
Society ranks as one of the oldest
and most prestigious national
organizations for students. To be
eligible for membership stu-
dents must. have a cumulative
grade point average of 3.5 for
their seventh grade year and
meet high standards of leader-
ship, service, character and citi-
zenship.
Students that were inducted
were Samuel Baggett, Libby
Barker, Brice Buckner, Megan
Clements, Jessie Cofield, Catrina
Clyne, Kayla Goode, Tonia Gray,
Ashleigh Hiler, Justin Hoover,
Chelsie Houston, Jeri Hughey,
Lionel Jones, Myranda McAllis-
ter, Josh McCall, Clark McCreary,
Chelsea McNabb, Erin Moore,
Kenny Murphy, Sarah Murrow,
Zachary Norris, Walter Piscatelli,
Austin Pluskot, Maria Ruiz,


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National Junior Honor Society officers for the 2005-2006
school year were sworn in Thursday evening at the Osce-
ola Middle School gym. The new officers are (left to right)
Sara Murrow, president; Katie Walker, treasurer; Libby
Barker, secretary; and Megan Clements, vice-president.


Ximena Sanchez, Evan

Schwartz, Michelle Spears,
Cameron Tewksbury, Ria
Thomas, Kathleen Turner and
Katie Walker.
In addition to the induction of
new members, officers for the
2005-2006 school year were


announced. Sarah Murrow will
hold the office of president;
Megan Clements will be the vice
president; Libby Barker is the
new secretary and Katie Walker
will hold the position of treasur-
er. Mrs. Vicki Goggans is the
NJHS advisor.


Retailer


accused of


not paying taxes


The owner of an. Okee-
chobee alcohol retail establish-
ment has been arrested on
charges that he failed to file
sales tax returns with the state,
according to the Florida
Department of Revenue.
Edward Ray Trent, 40, of
Okeechobee, was arrested by
the Okeechobee County Sher-
iff's Office on Sept, 28, on


felony charges related to failure
to file state tax returns and pay
tax. If convicted, he could face
up to five years in prison and up
to $5,000 in fines, as well as
possible repayment of out-
standing sales taxes, plus inter-
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Girl Scouts host Reunion Tea
The Okeechobee Girl Scouts Pegasus Service Unit is hosting a special Adult Reunion Tea
for current and former Girl Scouts and Girl Guides. All adults who have been involved in
Girl Scouting or Girl Guides over the years and those who were Girl Scouts in their youth
are invited. The tea will be held Sunday, Nov. 6, from 2 until 4 p.m. at the Episcopal
Church of Our Savior, 200 N.W. Third St. The Scouts are also looking for old uniforms,
photos and Scout. books for a display. The photo above is believed to be from the late
1950s or the early 1960s. If you have information about the people in this photo, or old
photos and Scout memorabilia to share, please contact Laurie Pharr at (863) 634-0465.







2 The Okeechobee News, Saturday, October 1, 2005


Briefs

Governor appoints
Wilbur to council
OKEECHOBEE Okee-
chobee County Chamber of Com-
merce member and supporter
Nancy Wilbur has been reap-
pointed for a term beginning Sept.
13 and ending June 20, 2007, to
the Florida Independent Living
Council by Governor Jeb Bush.'
Ms. Wilbur is the local voice in
this government-appointed coun-
cil and provides the Chamber with
the latest news of their activities
and decisions during monthly
general membership meetings.
Miniature horse
show coming here
OKEECHOBEE The Minia-
ture Horse Club of South Florida
will hold their Florida Miniature
Horse Show Oct. 22 and 23 at the
Okeechobee County Agri-Civic
Center, 4200 S.R. 70 E.
Gates will open at 9 a.m. both
days, shows will start at 10 a.m.
Tickets are $3 for adults, $2 for
seniors and $1.50 for students.
The American Miniature Horse
Registry classes will be shown Sat-
urday, and the American Minia-
ture Horse Association classes will
be shown Sunday. Halter classes
will be held both mornings, while
performance classes will be held
in the afternoon.
For information, call: (561)
798-6129; (772) 341-7610; or,
(863) 763-7724.

Legislative body
will meet Nov. 2
OKEECHOBEE State Repre-
sentative Frank Attkisson, chair-
man of the Okeechobee County
Legislative Delegation, has
announced that the next meeting
of that group will be Wednesday,
Nov. 2, from 1:30 until 4 p.m. in
the Okeechobee County Board of
County Commissioners cham-
bers, 304 N.W. Second St.
The delegation will hear con-
cerns and ideas for potential legis-
lation. Members of the communi-
ty, as well as local and county
governments, may present their
concerns to the delegation at this
time.
If you are want to address the
delegation, contact the Rep.
Attkisson's district office at (407)
943-3078 by Oct. 3.

Airboaters helping
in recovery efforts
The Florida Airboat Associa-
tion asks that the websites --
www.flairboat.com and www.air-
boatworld.com be the primary
contact points for those interested
in volunteering their airboats to
assist in Hurricane Katrina recov-
ery efforts.

Homebuyer classes
held each Wednesday
OKEECHOBEE The USDA,
rural housing service, can now
loan up to $172,632 for housing
mortgages for very low and low-
income applicants.
- Eor prequalification for this
loan,, call (863) 763-3345 to
reserve your seat. for one of our
homebuyer classes.
Classes are held on Wednes-
days, starting at 9 a.m.

Project HOPE
offers counseling
People who have been dis-
placed to Okeechobee due to
Hurricane Katrina can contact
Project HOPE (Helping Our Peo-
plein Emergencies), 1600 S.W.
Second Ave., at (863)634-1410,
for crisis counseling and referral
to various agencies.


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costs.
According to the Revenue
Department investigators, Trent
allegedly collected tax from his
customers at his business. How-
ever, during various periods
between October 2002 and
March 2005, he reportedly failed
to file sales tax returns and failed
to send to the state all of the tax
money owed to the, state. Under
state law, sales tax is the property
of the state at the time of collec-
tion. Department of Revenue staff
members contacted Trent in an
attempt to help him come into
compliance with state tax laws,


but were unsuccessful.
According to the sheriff's
office report, after his arrest, Trent
was released on.$5,000 bond.
"To be fair, tax laws must
apply uniformly to all business-
es," said Jim Zingale, executive
director of the Revenue Depart-
ment. "Tax cheats steal money
that the public pays to support
vital public services, such as law
enforcement and education. They
also steal a competitive advantage
over honest businesspeople who
pay their taxes. The department
cannot and will not allow this to
occur.
If you have any information
about tax theft, contact the Flori-
da Department of Revenue inves-
tigations office in Fort Pierce at
(773) 429-2155.


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Woman convicted in identity theft


TALLAHASSEE Attorney
General Charlie Crist announced
that an Orlando jury convicted a
Georgia woman on charges that
she used another person's iden-
tity to steal more than $2.5 mil-
lion from that individual and
financial institutions. Eva Patrick
Verner, also known as Eva
- Buchowski, faces up to 60 years
in prison following the convic-
tion.
A joint investigation by the
Attorney General's Office 6f
Statewide Prosecution and the
Orange County Sheriff's Office
revealed that Verner, 67,
obtained a Florida driver's
license with her photograph but
under the name of a Kissimmee
woman. Working with various
lenders in Southeast and South-
west Florida, Verner used the


bogus driver's license and other
fraudulent documents to obtain
two mortgages on the victim's
property in amounts of $350,000
and $2.3 million. She had large
portions of the money wired to
an account in the Cayman
Islands that had been opened in
the victim's name. Verner then
transferred the funds from the
fraudulent account to her own
account and attempted to used
the proceeds to buy other prop-
erties in the Gainesville area.
"This is a staggering tale of
fraud and identity theft," said
Crist.
"Fortunately, Florida has a
new identity theft law that pro-
vides stiff
penalties for such egregious
criminal activity. Nothing is more
precious


than a person's good name,
and we will continue the fight to
protect
Floridians from those who
would steal it."
Verner was convicted on two
counts of criminal use of person-
al identification information. She
will be sentenced on November
3 and faces a minimum sentence
of 10 years in prison and a maxi-
mum sentence of 60 years,as
well as possible fines up to
$20,000. The case was prosecut-
ed by the Attorney General's
Office of Statewide Prosecution,
which has worked with the
Kissimmee victim in an attempt
to help her restore her credit rat-
ing in
the wake of Verner's actions.


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Great kids!
OMS Students of the Week for Sept. 22 are: (front row, left to right) Ruby Yanez, Emanuel
Castaneda, Jose Valeriano, Erika Kelly, (back row, left to right), Dulce Cardoso, Edith
Garcia and Josh McCall.


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Experience matters at New Endeavor


Congratulations!
OMS students of the week for Sept. 29 included: (front row left to right)-Kayla Bailey, Lacy
Altman, Sarah Hawthorne and Carlos Pacheco. In the back row: Ana Maria Hernandez, Ana
Hernandez, Fabiola Valeriano, Jaisa Sinclair, Brittany Pethybridge, and Mr. Downing.


Mrs. Bass, Mr. Mullins, and Mr. Downing present a check for over $4000 to the Red Cross
following the OMS fundraiser for Hurricane Katrina.


Grant writing


workshop planned


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Submitted to
the Okeechobee News
Top miler
Adrian Valdez, OMS's top
seventh grade mile time
for the past 6 weeks
straight!



Scholarship

fund being

established
A scholarship fund is being
established through the Okee-
chobee Education Foundation in
memory of Joyce Ruth Hacker,
who recently died of lung cancer.
Ms. Hacker was a physical
education teacher that taught in
the Okeechobee County school
system for 30 years.
To contribute to the fund, mail
or take contributions to the Osce-
ola Middle School, 825 S.W. 28th
St., in Okeechobee. Contributions
can also be taken to the Okee-
chobee County School Board
offices at 700 S.W. Second Ave.
Checks should be made
payable to the Okeechobee Edu-
cational Foundation, and note
that it is for the Joyce Hacker
Scholarship.


TALLAHASSEE Secretary of
State Glenda E. Hood 'has
announced a free grant-writing
workshop to be presented by the
Division of Cultural Affairs in Fort
Lauderdale on Monday, Oct. 10,
from 1 until 4 p.m.
The workshop is being hosted
by the Broward Division of Cultural
Affairs and will provide informa-
tion specific to the Cultural Support
Grants Program application
process.
The workshop is open to the
public.


Funded by the Florida Legisla-
ture, the Cultural Support Grants
Program provides support for non-
profit cultural organizations, recur-
ring cultural programs, museums
and non-arts organizations apply-
ing for arts-related specific projects.
Applications to the Cultural
Support Grants Program must be
postmarked by Oct. 21.
' For information about the
grants programs of the Division of
Cultural Affairs, call (850) 245-
6470; or, visit www.Florida-
Arts.org.


Arrest Log


The following individuals
were arrested on felony or Dri-
ving Under the Influence (DUI)
charges by the Okeechobee
County Sheriff's Office, the Okee-
chobee City Police Department,
the Florida Highway Patrol, the
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conser-
vation Commission or the
Department of Corrections
(DOC).
Danny Ronald Crews, 30, 81
Lane North, Loxahatchee, was
arrested Sept. 28 by Deputy B.
Smith on an Okeechobee County
warrant charging him with child
abuse. His bond was set at
$5,000.
Joseph J. Malarczyk, 37,
Asburn Road, Lake Worth, was
arrested Sept. 28 by Deputy
Sergeant Arlene Durbin on an
Okeechobee County warrant
charging him with violation of
probation grand theft motor-
vehicle. He is being held without
bond.
Felix Santos, 35, N.W. 36th
St., Okeechobee, was arrested


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felonies of driving under the
influence with serious injury and
leaving the scene of an accident
causing property damage. His
bond was set at $5,750.
Burnice Milton Franklin, 39,
Poinciana Drive, Lake Worth,
was arrested Sept. 28 by Deputy
Sgt. Arlene Durbin on an Okee-
chobee County warrant charging
him with lewd and lascivious
conduct over 18 years of age. His
bond was set at $20,000.
Alex Fernandez, 18, Penn-
sylvania Ave., New Port Richey,
was arrested Sept. 28 on a charge
of attempted escape. He is being
held without bond.
This column lists arrests and
not convictions, unless other-
wise stated. 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.


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The instructors at New Endeav-
or High School are dedicated to
ensuring their students receive the
best education possible while they
are attending classes at NEHS. The
teachers who
are responsible
for providing an N EH
education to the
Exceptional Student Education
(ESE) population have experience
identifying individual needs based
on classroom performance and
assessment data. Because these
teachers have experience and
know-how, they are able to target
academic and social areas for
improvement.
Mr. Ted Butler has spent the last
nine years working with students
with special needs at New Endeav-
or. During this time, Mr. Butler has
come to understand that all kids
are individuals, and he treats them
accordingly. He provides them
with instruction in math and sci-
ence, and also drives shuttle bus
from the high school to NEHS. Mr.
Butler is popular among the stu-
dents, and they often request to be
in his class. They are rewarded for
good behavior by attending weekly
trips to McDonalds. Mr. Butler is
assisted by Mr. Terry Noonan. Mr.
Noonan is a voice that constantly
reinforces the lessons Mr. Butler
teaches. Together they allow the
students time during the day to


Obituary

Robert D. Reeves, Sr.
Robert D. Reeves, Sr. age 67, of
Okeechobee died Sept. 26, 2005 at
Lawnwood Regional Hospital in
Ft. Pierce. Mr. Reeves was born
Dec. 22, 1937 in Clove Splint, Ky. to
Dexter and Lillian Reeves. He was
in the Painters Union-Local in
Portland, Ore. having come to
Okeechobee from Galveston,
Texas earlier this year. He was a
member of the Worldwide
Church of God.
Mr. Reeves is survived by his
son, Robert Jr. (Melinda) Reeves
of Okeechobee, daughters, Debra
(David) Fraser of Okeechobee,
Tina Greeare of Vancouver, Wash.,
and Cindy (John) Armour of Van-
couver, Wash; eight grandchil-
dren; four great-grandchildren;
brother, Fred (Marge) Reeves of
Vancouver, Wash.; sister, Della
Sharon of Port Deposit, Md.; and
he is also survived by the mother
of his children, Patricia Anders.
" No-visitation or services will be
held.
All arrangements are entrusted
to the,loving care of Bass Okee-
chobee Funeral Home and Cre-
matory.


work in a small, fenced area on an
agriculture program. Mr. Noonan
and Mr. Butler understand that
allowing the students to work out-
side of the classroom on a project
such as the garden provides the
students with a skill that they can
use outside of the school atmos-
phere.
Ms. Sharon Whitaker is another
valuable team member at New
Endeavor. She also drives one of
the shuttle busses from the high
school to New Endeavor every day.
Ms. Whitaker lends her experience
with Exceptional Education stu-
dents as the inclusion teacher to all
students with special needs. She is
an expert when it comes to the Lit-
eracy First Process. 'Literacy First' is
a series of strategies and tech-
niques designed to provide stu-
dents with a foundation to increase
their academic performance. Ms.
Whitaker is responsible for training
the teachers on several key areas
involving reading. She also lends a
hand as the technology site coordi-
nator. Ms. Whitaker wears many
hats and is always smiling. She is
greatly appreciated by all.
Ms. Elizabeth McDeavitt works
with students in the middle and
high school grades. Ms. McDeavitt
has experience working at the
Level 10 educational program
where she served as the lead
teacher. She offers instruction to


students through computer-assist-
ed activities and in small groups. In
Ms. McDeavitt's class, the students
have a level system and the stu-
dents have an opportunity to
receive additional privileges that all
students strive for. Ms. Susan
Adams works with Ms. McDeavitt
by assisting the students when they
are doing their assignments or
have questions.
Ms. Gina Shireman works with
high school students with special
needs. Ms. Shireman uses
research-based, best teaching
practices in her classroom and is
careful not to move on to a new
skill until her students have mas-
tered what is being taught. Ms.
Shireman is constantly trying new
approaches in her classroom. She
uses the Literacy First strategies she
has learned to improve the stu-
dents' understanding of the les-
sons. Ms. Anita Holmes is often
seen working with students one-
on-ofie to help make their class-
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STREET LIGHTS: I was wondering why the street lights on S.R. 70 E.
by Bill'fs Mini Mart aren't lit. It's dark out that way. (Editor's Note: We
spoke with the county and were told that the lights were damaged in
last year's hurricanes. However, the contractor that will be repairing
the lights has now received all the parts necessary to fix the lights and
will be starting that job next week. It is anticipated that all of the lights
damaged by the storms will be fixed by the middle of October.)

JUNK YARD: Regarding the junk yard on Parrott Avenue, I am not
concerned with how bad it looks. It has been there so long I don't even
notice it anymore. But I am very concerned about the potential envi-
ronmental hazards. That junkyard is located on Taylor Creek, which
flows directly into the Lake Okeechobee. Our drinking water comes
from Lake Okeechobee. Gas, oil and transmission fluid that leak out of
those old junked vehicles may be going into our water. I think the
health department and the Department of Environmental Protection
should get out there and do some tests to find out what toxins are in
the soil there and what is getting into the ground water as well as what
is getting into Taylor Creek. Allowing a junkyard right next to a water-
way was not the best idea. I realize it was probably there before zon-
ing. But that doesn't mean they should just ignore any health hazards.

COP CARS: The people who complain about cops using marked
vehicles for personal use are way off base. It is not a waste of tax dol-
lars. Anytime those vehicles are driving around town, they help deter
crime. If anything, we should encourage the cops to drive them more. I
have seen several studies on this. When drivers see a marked police
vehicle, they start driving better. They use their turn signals. They slow
down. They pay more attention to driving properly. Also, when crimi-
nals see a police car driving down the street, they go elsewhere. Hav-
ing those cars on the road is a deterrent to crime. It also upsets me that
people are so petty that they begrudge a parent the convenience of
dropping off a child on their way to work, which is not even wasting
any gas. I know a lot of cops and all of the spouses work. They have the
same pressures as the rest of us, trying to get the kids where they need
to be. The poliGe and deputies work crazy hours and risk their lives
every day to protect you. Give them a break and show them a little
appreciation instead of complaining about every little thing.

PHOTOS: I don't understand why some clubs and churches get
photos in the paper all the time and others don't. How is it that some
groups get in the paper so often? (Editor's note: When you see "sub-
mitted to" or "special to" in the photo credit under a photo, it means
that a community member took the photo and submitted it to the
newspaper. We encourage dubs, schools, churches and other organi-
zations to take photos of their activities and submit them to the news-
paper. The organizations you see most often in the newspaper are
those who are submitting their own photos. The easiest way to do this
is to take a digital photo and submit it via email, as a jpg attachment. In
the email you can give all the information about the photo, when and
where it was taken, and who is pictured. Community members may
also bring photos to the newspaper office, 107 S.W. 17th Street, during
regular office hours, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.)

CLEAN IT UP: This business with the junkyard has been going on
for more than 20 years. All he has to do is put up a nice looking fence
and move all the junk behind the fence. It is ridiculous to have junk out
there on the sidewalk. Also, any business should be required to pro-
vide adequate parking for their customers. It is not right to have cus-
tomers pulling their cars up on the sidewalk because there is no other
place to park.. If cars pull up on the sidewalk, the cops.should give
them a ticket. That is dangerous to pedestrians and to other drivers. If
you are going to have a business, you should have to provide parking
for your customers and also provide a safe entry and exit to the parking
area. This is not a matter of a man's right to use his property. It is a pub-
lic safety concern that would be remedied if he really cared about the
customers.


Letter to the Editor

Speed family lot of tree damage, and we had
no electricity for 16 days.. The
appreciates help town of Okeechobee knows how
that is after the hurricanes they
To all those who sent supplies went through last year.
and prayers to the Speed family in Our son Stan Speed, wife Kim-
Seminary, Miss., and Okee- berly, and son Quinn, live in
chobee, we wish to thank you Okeechobee.
from the bottom of our hearts. Thanks again.
We are all tired from the clean Lloyd and Vivian Speed
up but are doing fine. There is a Seminary, Miss.


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Upcoming Events

Saturday
Okeechobee Christian Cycles holds a ride every Saturday,
weather permitting. The group meets at 7:30 a.m. at the Style Studio,
1600 S.R. 70 E. Anyone interested in riding is invited. For information
contact Holly Stewart at (863) 610-1251, or Gene Roddenberry at
(863) 610-1841.
Habitat for Humanity of Okeechobee construction volunteers will
meet in the parking lot of the Okeechobee Presbyterian Church, N.E.
Third Street and N. Parrott Ave., at 7 a.m. Construction work will be at
a Habitat work site in an adjoining county. Wear comfortable clothes
suitable for working. Call (863) 357-1371, for information.
Dual Recovery Anonymous meets at noon at Welcome House,
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 man-
age their emotional or psychiatric illness. It's an open discussion
group. For information, call (863) 467-1026.
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Okeechobee Presbyterian
Church, 312 N. Parrott Ave. It will be a closed discussion.
The Okeechobee Chapter DAR will meet at 10 a.m. at the
Oakview Baptist Church, 677 S.W. 32nd St. They would like to extend
an invitation to anyone eligible for membership in NSDAR to attend,
from October through May. For information call regent Ruth Lawson at
(863) 763-2492, or vice-regent and registrar Bonnie Hill at (772) 597-
4235.

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

Monday
Okeechobee Model Airplane Club will meet at the Peace Luther-
an Church, 750 N.W. 23rd Lane. For information, contact David Fox at
(863) 763-3296.
Chobee Christian Cycles will meet at the Clock Restaurant, 1111
S. Parrott Ave., at 6:30 p.m. For information contact Gene Roddenber-
ry at (863) 610-1841 or (863) 634-1723, or Holly Stewart at (863) 610-
1251.

Tuesday
Alanon meeting will be held at the Church of Our Saviour, 200
N.W. Third St., at 8 p.m.
Rotary Club of Okeechobee meets at the Golden Corral Restau-
rant, 700 S. Parrott Ave., at noon. All Rotarians and the public are invit-
ed. For information, contact Bill Bartlett at (863) 467-4663.
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 inter-
ested in finding who your ancestors are is welcome to attend. There is
Census, IGI (International Genealogical Index), Social Security Death
Index and military information available. For information; call (863)
763-6510 or (863) 467-5261.
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 at
(863) 467-2614 for information. Some of the proceeds will go towards
Big Lake Mission's Outreach.
Gospel Sing every Tuesday beginning at 7 p.m. The publics invit-
ed to participate with vocal and/or instrumental music. For informa-
tion, contact Douglas Chiropractic Center at (863) 763) 4320.
The Widow and Widowers Support Group meets at 8:30 a.m. at
the Clock Restaurant, 1111 S. Parrott Ave., for breakfast. For informa-'
tion, call (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. The public is invited.
Grief and Loss Support Group meets every Tuesday at 10 a.m. at
the Hospice Building, 411 S.E. Fourth St. Everyone is welcome. 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, schizo-
phrenia, schizo-affective disorder or dual diagnosis. For information,
call (863) 467-1026.

Wednesday
The Okeechobee Jaycees will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the American
Legion Post #64, 510 S.E. Second St. The 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 information, 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 Douglas Clinic on North Park St. Any individual or group that enjoys
old time gospel music is invited to participate. For information, contact
Randy or Larese Maycumber at (863) 467-0359.
A.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 information, 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 have, or check out the cars and visit with the car
owners while you listen to the great oldies music.
The 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.


live in Florida and be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 of the 2005-
06 school year. Parents can find the registration form online at
www.vpkflorida.org; or, they can contact their nearest Early
Learning Coalition for a paper copy of the registration.

County plat directory offered
The 2005 Okeechobee County Plat Directory is now for sale at
the Okeechobee Soil & Water Conservation office on U.S. 98 N.
For information, call (863) 763-3619, ext. 502.

Free pregnancy tests offered
The Pregnancy Resource Center of Okeechobee, a non-profit
organization, is now available to offer free pregnancy testing to
girls and women of all ages. We offer free and confidential preg-
nancy tests, peer counseling, referrals for a free ultrasound, par-
enting classes and abstinence education. Operating hours are
from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Parenting
classes are held at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. We are located at 1505 S.
Parrott Ave., across from the movie theatre. If you would like
more information on this or set an' appointment for a free preg-
nancy test please call (863) 763-8859.


Community Events

CCC plan ride to Sebring rally
The Okeechobee Christian Cycles Club will ride Saturday, Oct.
1 to the Sebring motorcycle rally. The rally runs Friday, Saturday
and Sunday, Sept. 30 through Oct. 2. The riders will leave at 7:30
a.m. from Style Studio, 1600 S.R. 70 E., will stop for breakfast. All
bikers are welcome. For information call Debbie Izzo at (863)
634-6257, or Gene Roddenberry at (863) 610-1841.

Children's wishes topic of talk show
Family Stations, Inc., will broadcast a talk show at 7:30 a.m. on
Saturday, Oct. 1, and again at 1 and 6 p.m. on stations WWFR 91.7
FM and 100.3 FM with featured guest Richard Kelly, director of
communications with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of South
Florida. The topic of the show will be granting the wishes of chil-
dren who have a left threatening medical condition and the acute
shortage of Creole speaking and bilingual Spanish speaking vol-
unteers. For information, contact the Make-A-Wish Foundation at
888-773-WISH (9474); or, at www.sfla.wish.org.

Farm Bureau plans annual dinner
The Okeechobee County Farm Bureau is hosting their annual
membership meeting/dinner on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 4 until 7
p.m. at Quail Creek Plantation on Highway 68 E. The event will be
a family fun day with music, games, bounce house for the kids,
sporting clays and entertainment for all ages. Members are being
asked to bring a covered dish, a vegetable, salad or a dessert. The
Okeechobee County Farm Bureau will provide meat and drinks.
Please R.S.V.P. to Charlene or Lisa by Sept. 26, by calling the Farm
Bureau office at (863) 763-3101.

Car wash to aid Katrina victims
The 4-H Beef 'n Bacon Raiser club will hold a fundraising car
wash on Saturday, Oct. 1, in the Wal-Mart parking lot near the gar-
den center. It will begin at 9 a.m. All proceeds will go to benefit
victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Homeowner applications available
Habitat for Humanity of Okeechobee County can help you
become the owner of a new home. To find out how, Habitat for
Humanity representatives will be at the R.O.C., 310 S.W. Fifth St.,
on Oct. 1 and Oct. 3. On Oct. 1 they will be at the R.O.C. from 10
a.m. until 1 p.m. On Oct. 3, they will be there from 7:30 p.m. until
9 p.m. Applications to become a homeowner must be turned in
by Nov. 1, between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m. For information, call
(863) 357-1371. Habitat for Humanity of Okeechobee County is
located at 1600 B S.W Second Ave.

Dates for fall bazaar announced
The annual Fall Bazaar Arts and Crafts Show and Sale spon-
sored by Xi Nu Sigma, the Avon Park Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is
scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1, at Donaldson Park in Avon Park.
Proceeds from this fundraiser are used throughout the year for
community projects. Past proceeds have been used to purchase
canned goods and blankets for the Sun Room, Avon Park Church
Service Center, scholarships and donations to the juvenile dia-
betes fund. Vendor applications are now being accepted. Contact
Linda Dalke, 1608 Booth Drive, in Sebring; or, call Lynn Cloud at
(863) 382-4487 or (863) 381-5680.

Blessing of the animals planned
The annual blessing of animals on the feast of St. Francis will
take place at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church parish pavilion,
701 S.W Sixth St., on Sunday, Oct. 2 from 11:30 a.m. until 12:35
p.m. People are asked to bring their pets big or small. Those
with pets who attend the 10:30 a.m. Mass shouldgo to the hall.
.Communion will be served to in the hall.at this Mass.

St. Theresa's will host Sundayschool
The St Theresa Catholic Church Buckhead Ridge Sunday
School (CCD) will begin Oct 2. Please call Ann at (863) 467-1516
or Fr. Dan at the Parish Office (863) 946-0696, for information.

OHS booster club will meet
The Parent Booster Club of the Brahman Athletic Association
will meet Monday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in the student service confer-
ence room of Okeechobee High School. The public is invited. For
information contact Daryl Roehm, OHS athletic director, at (863)
462-5025; or Jeff Robinson, president, at (863) 763-2525.

Free nutrition class offered
Dr. Edward W. Douglas will host a Contact Reflex Analysis and
Designed Clinical Nutrition Class on Monday, Oct. 3, and Monday,
Oct. 17, at 5:30 p.m. The clinic is free to the public and will be held
at his office at 916 W.N. Park St. For information, contact Dr. Dou-
glas' office at (863) 763-4320.

Friends of library to meet
The Friends of the Okeechobee Library will meet Monday, Oct
3, at 7 p.m. in the library meeting room at 206 S.W. 16th St. The
purpose of the meeting is to discuss future library programs and
services, as well as where funds have been spent. Officers will
also be elected.

Prayer walk is planned
The Okeechobee Ministerial Association is sponsoring a prayer
walk on Tuesday, Oct. 4. It will be time of praying for our schools,
government and leaders. If you are unable to walk, come and
pray on the property. Participants will meet at His House Fellow-
ship (formerly the Church of the Nazarene), 425 S.W. 28th St., at
6:30 p.m. Prayer events will be held each Tuesday throughout the
month of October. Locations for each walk will be announced.

Transportation board to meet
The Okeechobee County Transportation Disadvantaged Coor-
dinating Board will meet Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. in the conference room
at the Okeechobee County Health Department, 1728 N.W Ninth
Ave. The meeting is open to the public.

Church hosting Christian speaker
The First Baptist Church of Okeechobee, 401 S.W. Fourth St.,
will host the best selling Christian author and speaker Beth
Moore, who will be delivering messages via satellite, on Oct. 7
from 7 until 9:30 p.m. and on Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
To register for the event, call the First Baptist Church at (863) 763-
2171. Tickets for the two day event are $25.

Enrollment starts for VPK program
The Agency for Workforce Innovation is starting the registra-
tion process for parents to enroll their children in the state's new
Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) program. Eligible children must







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Creek Isles neighborhood! Two bedroom potential! Pole barn/stalls w/tac room,
trailer with addition on palm-shaded lot crossed-fenced, circular drive, stone fire-
with lakeside retainer wall! HOT DEAL place! PRICED RIGHT TO SELL RIGHT!
FOR INVESTORS AT JUST $94,500! REDUCED TO $330,000.


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#89840 5 BEDROOMS 3.5 BATHS
INCLUDES "IN-LAW" QUARTERS!
Loaded-with features: Living rm, family
rm., Fla. rm., scrn. patio, master suite
w/garden tub & shower, dual-zoned a/c,
lots of Fla. cedar, vaulted ceilings! MORE!
CASH TALKS AT JUST $229,000!


#89259 PUT THIS WATERFRONT ON
YOUR WISH LIST! Covered boat slips
for 2 with an electric hoist! Boat equip-
ment/workroom at dockside! Lots of
upgrades & remodeling inside home -
delightful screened patio! Extra big lot!
GOOD PRICE AT JUST $264,500!


#89751 FULL 3/2 ... WITH SPACE.. ON 2
LOTS FOR UNDER $120,000! Larkee
Lakes 1982 doublewide with living room,
family room, and Florida room/patio
addition! Oak-shaded, 2 carports, 2 sheds!
Compare! PRICED RIGHT TO SELL
NOW AT $119,900!


#89845 IT'S A "10"-WITHOUT THE
"TEN" EXPENSE! Fully re-modeled 3
bdrm/2 bath doublewide on quarter-acre
lot! Big detached garage! Big 13x25'
screened patio, paved drive, all modem
appliances-and nice Isles neighborhood!
$129,900 CASH NOW!


f8-8i SPOTLESS HOME IVlTH
ROOM TO ROAM! Full 3/2 with 2-car
garage plus detached garage/shop, all on
almost an acre in Dixie Ranch Acres!
Immaculate block house includes Florida
room, laundry, central vac! Delightfully
landscaped! A little bit of "country" just 7
mi. NW of town! $295,000.


: ro4 ,CRE ,Of WtTERfRONT SCENIC
BEAUTY! Is there a better looking site for the
future on the "Rim Canal"? Attractive RG
zoned, and desirable CCMU designation on
Comprehensive Plan! Includes quality 2 bdrm.
block home w/circular drive! Just minutes
from town a little east of the Taylor Creek
Locks! ASKING $1,295,000!


* 10 ACRES WITH POLE BARN! Lot #16 @ OK ACRES on NE 80th Ave.
$253,000!
* 10 ACRES CLOSE TO TOWN! Lot # 7 @ OK ACREs on NE 80th Ave! $220,000!
* 10 ACRES EACH GOOD PAVED ROAD FRONTAGE! Lots #13, #15 & #17
@ OK ACRES directly on NE 80th Ave. are superb lots! $253,000 EACH!
#89201 OVER 4.5 ACRES WITH HWY. 78 WEST FRONTAGE NEAR RIVER! Close
to restaurants, bar, trailer parks and Okee-Tantie park! $450,000. CALL DON!
* 4.50 OF THE PRETTIEIST ACRES YOU CAN'T DO NOTHING' WITH! Good for
investing or pick-nicking in Coach Haven. Can't permit for building or residency.
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6797. call Jeri 634-6056.
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garden tub and shower. Ceramic tile, oak cabinets, metal roof, fenced. Concrete/steel const. HURRY!
$259,000 Call Lori 634-1457
CUTE LITTLE HOME 2/1 SWMH on double lot close to town. #207A $79,000 Call John 697-0413
READY FOR DEVELOPMENT 38 AC on SE 441, N side of 441, rezoned RSF, surveyed. 28 of 38
acres us dry, $2,250,000 #302A Call Jeri 634-6056
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4251 Hwy. 441 S. 863-763-5588 Fax: 763-2219
Patricia Louise Goolsby, Lic. R.E. Broker 763-6068 Cell 634-5588 pgoolsbyrealty@netscape.net
Kathlyn Lancaster, Assoc. 467-6760 Cell 634-8676 kathynlancaster@netscape.net MiLS


NORTHWEST SECTION $289,000
2 story Key West style home, 4Bd/4.5Ba, in
ground pool. Home has been refurbished, new
paint, new flooring, new whit kit. appliances, scr.
porch overlooking pool, patio for entertaining,
front side back porch, fenced area for children.
$289,000. (#89854)









TREASURE ISLAND $130,000
Waterfront, lake access, SWMH 12x60, "Fixer
Upper" or replace with new DWMH or other.
Some hurricane damage. Seller motivated,
bring offers. Near Taylor Creek, no bridges.
,(#89710)









BUCKHEAD RIDGE $187,500
Waterfront lake access within sight of BHR
locks. Corner lot, boathouse with electric lift,
den for fish tales, wall A/C, tool room, 2
screen porches, carport 2005, sprinkler system,
new metal roof 2005. (#89699)









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Reduced for quick sale. Corner building lot on
33rd Avenue. Call Kathy at 634-8676. $36,000.
(#89070)
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BUCKHEAD RIDGE $187,500
Lake access, waterfront within 5 minutes of BHR
locks, 2Bd/1Ba, 1 car carport, oak kitchen, boat-
house w/electric lift, w/large room in boathouse,
fish cleaning sink, laundry room w/sink, 2 refrig-
erators, 2004 A/C, furnished. (#89810)










FORT DRUM AREA $229,000
2/2 on 4.770 (1997 Wassau Home) with
screened plant area, stocked pond, patio. Yard
has been. landscaped with Florida trees and
plants. Seller financing possible. Call Kathy
634-8676. (#89425)


FORT DRUM $180,000
DWMH on 5.080 acres. Home had some hurri-
cane damage, some repairs done, home is hab-
itable. Great "Fixer Upper". (#89705)


LAKE MONTAZA ESTATES $260,000
Converted MH, very unusual, located on 5.080
acres, 2 ponds, 2 carports, kitchen has been
updated, new appliances, imported tile on
counters and floor, new cabinets, whole house
generator (30 days), new roof. Home has hur-
ricane damage. (#89706)


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J&S ESTATES $155,000 Three bedroom, three bath home in Buckhead
Two bedroom, two bath home located in J&S Ridge. Lake Okeechobee access, two car
Estates. Well with water filter system, has garage, C/A/H, 2940 square feet of living
indoor/ in-ground heated pool (solar 1,000ft. space, formal living room, eat in kitchen with
piping) with aux. 175,OOOBTU heater also. island, pool, home office and more. Contact
Work-out room. Sprinkler system. (#89068) Pat Goolsby at 863-634-5588. (#80779)

In City Limits, close to everything. Remodeled CBS, three bedroom, 1.5 bath. Yard completely
fenced for kids and pets. New beautiful wood flooring. Very large workshed for storage or crafts
equipped with electric, fan and windows. Contact Pat Goolsby at 863-634-5588.
1.250 acres on NW 240 Street. Home or mobile home, near the State Preserve. Buyer responsi-
bility to do Feasibility study, contact D.E.P or S.F.W.M. for wetland determination.
9 1.250 acres great area for mobile home or conventional home. Near State Preserve. Buyer
should contact D.E.P. or S.F.W.M. for wetland determination, Feasibility Study buyer responsi-*
bility All offers considered.
1.250 acres. Buyer responsibility to inspect for wet areas. Seller motivated. Call Kathy 634-
8676.
3.837-acres in Ft. Drum, partially wooded. Nice corner lot at. the e nd, of NE 3 11 th Street. Nice
vacant homesite. Possible low areas. Motivated sellers/ b ing offers. Call KathY 634-8676.
Cloz4i i.--, town in Bet-Her Acres. CBS 3Bd/JBa on corner lot with jgge,shed forhusband-and
she,1 i breezeway fro storage and your boat. Chain link fencing with separate section for
your dogs. Great kid friendly home.
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w/lake access, in ground heated pool has z
solar cover, Perfect Pools maintaines each i
week, insulated ceiling in garage w/work-
shop, concrete circular drive, and oak cabi- i
nets in kitchen. $679,000. (89561)


JUST LISTED! 3Bd/2B. DW ..bil. h..., lake access, located in Treasure
Island. $150,000.
5.32 acre located in Country Hill Ranches. $175,000. (#89766)
2.32 acres in the Edwards area. $90,000. (#89391) A
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'Iyour income:
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costs and cash reserves required by the lender;
3. your outstanding debts;
4. Your credit history;
5. the type of mortgage you select; and
6. current interest rates.
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ownership and outstanding debts to determine the size loan you can have.
e7 Hymer says your housing expense-to-income ratio is determined by calculating
your I project ad monthly housing expense, which consists of the principal and
interest payment on your new home loan, property taxes and hazard insurance.
The sum of these costs is referred to as *PITI. Monthly homeowners'association
dues, if you're purchasing a condominium or townhouse, and private mortgage
insurance are added to the PITI.
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Beverly enjoys'spqnding time
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graduate and continues to
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RV, 8x16 storage shed w/elec., pump
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utility shed 8xI2, new kitchen cabinets,
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Okeechobee News/Lorna Jablonski
Teen angler
Garrett Farmer of the Big "0" Junior Teen Anglers Bass
Club brought two fish weighing 2.20 Ibs. to the scale last
Saturday at the club's monthly bass tournament at the
Okee-Tantie Marina.



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Tourney to help
Kids in Distress
The Big Reel Bassmasters of
Margate will hold their 22nd
annual Ghost & Goblins open
bass tournament to benefit Kids
in Distress on Sunday, Oct. 23 in
Clewiston.
The entry fee is $120 per two-
person team. There will be pay-
outs for first through fifth places.
The big bass award is $7,850
(based on a 125-boat field) plus
an additional $3,520 guaranteed
donated by various sponsors.
Contact Jim Pollock at (954)
695-6035 or e-mail him at
bigreeljim@aol.com for informa-
tion. Or, entry forms can be
downloaded at
www.eteamz.com/bigreelsfla/.

Touchdown Club
seeks new members


H OKeecnoor e News.Lorna Jablonski
All smiles
Harrison O'Connor is all smiles as he shows off the 1.25
lb. bass he caught in the'Big "0" Junior Teen Anglers
bass tournament last Saturday at the Okee-Tantie Marina.


The

Fishin' Line

By Loma Jablonski
Okeechobee News
Congratulations are in order to
Tim Byrnes (8.70 lbs.) and Ryan.
Mellette (4.25 lbs.) of the Big "0"
Junior Teen Anglers. They fin-
ished in first place in their age
groups at last Saturday's club
bass tourney. Byrnes competed in
the 15-18 year-old division while
Ryan Mellette competed in the 11-
14 year-old division. Byrnes also
had the big fish of the tourney. It
weighed in at 2.75 lbs.
Most of these young anglers
caught their fish at the mouth of
the river, up in the river, around
the Monkey Box and at Tin
House.
A special thanks goes out to the


Grills
Chain Saws
Shop Va:s
Rain Suits
Rubber Boots
Bug Spray
Lighters
Flashlights
Bottled Water


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members of this youth bass clt


trom the residents of Franklinton,
La. The club raised over $1,000 for
the Franklinton Relief Fund in four
hours by washing cars. That's a lot
of washing and a lot of generous
vehicle owners.,
Bass tournaments currently
scheduled for October ate: Oct. 1:
The Christian Team Trail tourna-
ment. Weigh-in: 1 p.m. Oct. 8: The
Love Doctor's Charity Tourna-
ment. Weigh-in: 3 p.m. Oct. 9:
The Okee-Tantie Team Trail.
Weigh-in: 3 p.m. Oct. 15: East
Coast Bass Anglers. Weigh-in: 2
p.m. Oct. 15: Taylor Creek Bass
Club. Weigh-in: 3 p.m. Oct. 29: Big
"0" Junior Teen Anglers. Weigh-
in: noon. Oct. 29: Headturners
3.com. Weigh-in: 3 p.m.


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-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-
ib ham at (863)462-5050.


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.
For information on where to
obtain tickets, contact Mike Rade-
baugh at (863)462-5025.


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Duct Tape
Rope
Work Gloves
Hand Tools
Extension Cords
Drop Lights
Plastic Sheeting
Candles


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* Hot Plates
* Disinfectant
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Bass club sponsors
kids fishing tourney
The Taylor Creek Bass Club
will sponsor its 20th annual Kids'
Day Fishing Festival on Oct. 30 at
the airboat ramp area of Okee-
Tantie Campground and Marina.
This festival will run from 10
a.m. until 4 p.m. A Bassmaster
Casting Kids competition will
take place from 10 a.m. until 1
p.m., followed by a live fishing
competition from 1 until 4 p.m.
All children between the ages
of 7-14 are encouraged to com-
pete in the Bassmaster Casting
Kids competition. Children
between 4-14 are invited to com-
pete in the live fishing competi-
tion. Both events will be broken
down into different age groups.
SThere is no charge for this fun
day of fishing.
Refreshments will be avail-
able to competitors and specta-
tors.
For information contact Dave
Stout, vice-president of the Taylor
Creek Bass Club, Inc. at (863)
467-2255.


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SReflections from the Pulpit


W.._if.I_ Prayer walk planned at local schools


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"If my people, which are called
by my name, shall humble them-
selves, and pray, and seek my face,
and turn from their wicked ways;
then will I hear from heaven, and
will forgive their sin, and will heal
their land." II Chronicles 7:14 King
James Version
During the month of October,
the Okeechobee Ministerial Associ-
ation will be sponsoring a prayer
walk at all of the local schools.
Each Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m.
the prayer walkers will gather at
His House Fellowship, formerly
known as the Church of the
Nazarene, located at 425 S.W. 28th:
St., to go to the selected schools to
pray.
Two years ago I participated in
these walks, along with my 10-
year-old daughter. It was wonder-
ful to see all the different faith com-
munities coming together with the
common understanding that


prayer changes things.
James declared in James 5:16b
the following: "The earnest prayer
of a righteous man (or woman)
has great power and wonderful
results." (Living Bible)
The founder of Methodism,
John Wesley stated: "God does
nothing but in answer to prayer."
Throughout the Old and New
Testament are examples of the
importance and power of prayer.
My dad had a sixth grade educa-
tion. In the U.S. Marine Corps he
declined promotions due to his
lack of education. He drilled in
each of his eight children the
importance of a good education.
There was never an option not to
finish high school. Five of us have
college degrees and two have mas-
ter's degrees.
With the break down of the
family, the task of teaching has
become more difficult. The partici-
pation of the parents or guardians
in the child's learning is crucial.
The lack of the guidance and


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celebration
Peace Lutheran Church, 750
N.W. 23rd Lane, will host their 15th
annual Oktoberfest on Saturday,
Oct. 29. Lunch will be served from
11 a.m. until 3 p.m. and will
include bratwurst, sauerkraut,
baked beans, German potato
salad, apple streusel and a bever-
age. Tickets are $5 each. There will
also be a white elephant sale, cake
walk, 50/50 drawing, prize give-
aways, kids games and a country
store. For information, call (863)
763-5042.

Church to
host health fair


A community health fair will be
held at the Sacred Heart Catholic
Church complex, 901 S.W. Sixth
$ St., on Sunday, Oct. 9, from 9 a.m.
- until noon. Free health services will
include blood pressure screenings,
diabetes screenings, eye exams,
HIV screenings and skin cancer.
Health education topics will
include breast cancer, HIV, obesity.
education and pregnancy to birth.
The fair is open to the public, and
there will be free inflatable games
for children. Deputies from the
Okeechobee County Sheriff's


Office will be on hand to check the
installation of your child's car seat.
Booth space and sponsorships are
available. For information, contact
Alvaro Ortega at (863) 763-3727.

Baptist Church
opens library
First Baptist Church Library
invites everyone to check out
books, tapes, CDs, DVDs and Chris-
tian materials. They are open Tues-
day from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.;
Wednesday, from 5:30 until 6:30
p.m.; and, Sundays from 6 until
6:30 p.m. They are located at 401
S.W Fourth St. For information, call
(863) 763-2171.

Church celebrates
open house month
September is open house
month for the First United
Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Sec-
ond St. Any one in the community
who is looking for a church home
or who is interested in knowing
more about the United Methodist
Church is invited to attend worship
services. Services are at 8 a.m. on
Sunday, 9:30 a.m. for praise and 11
a.m. for traditional services. Fel-
lowship time is held in the fellow-
ship hall at 9 and 10:30 a.m.


First United Methodist Church
Traditional Sunday Worship:
8:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Regeneration Contemporary Service: 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School: 9:45 a.m.
200 N.W. 2nd Street (863) 763-4021
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encouragement of the parent or
guardian leads to poor perform-
ance in the classroom.
The Okeechobee County
School Board and all their employ-
ees are in need of our prayers.
We have such a unique oppor-
tunity here in Okeechobee. We
have the freedom to go to each of
these schools and pray. At most
schools, we are allowed to walk
inside the halls and pray over each
classroom. Superintendent of
Schools Dr. Patricia Cooper is sup-
portive of our prayer walk.
Will you give an hour to an
hour-and-a-half of your time each
Tuesday night in the month of
October to participate in praying


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for our schools?
If you are not able to walk
around and through the schools,
bring a chair or sit in your car and
pray.
Pastors encourage participation
of your church members and
attendees.
In my mind's eye, I see a proud
Heavenly Father watching as his
children come together united in
praying for our schools.
I will not be able to. be at the first
prayer walk because I will be out of
town at a minister's conference. I
plan to be at the rest of the prayer
walks.
I hope to see many of you there!
"If my people..."


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We still sing the old inspired hymns.
We still preach the old infallible Book.
Arlen Cook, Pastor
51 NW 98e' St. Okeechobee, 34972 (P.O. Box 1541, Zip 34973)
Church: (863) 763-3584 Home: (863) 763-7165

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At the Movies

The following movies are now
showing at the Brahman Theatres
Ill.
Movie times for Friday, Sept.
30, through Thursday, Oct. 6, are
as follows:
Theatre I "Flight Plan" (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 II "Four Brothers" (R)
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 "Just like Heaven"
(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.

News in brief

Donations needed
for Hospice yard sale
Hospice of Okeechobee is
seeking donations for their next
yard sale. Hospice welcomes all
clean useable items and is current-
ly seeking such items as baby
clothes, furniture, small appli-
ances, tools, as well as golf and
fishing equipment. Call Hospice at
(863) 467-2321 for pick-up, or
deliver items to 411 S.E. Fourth St.
Childbirth education
classes offered
The Okeechobee Healthy Start
Coalition will be presenting child-
birth education classes at the
Okeechobee County Health
Department. All pregnant women
are encouraged to attend the class-
es. For information or to register
for this informative class, call the
Healthy Start office at (863) 462-
5877. Every baby deserves a
healthy start.
Entries wanted for
Realtors program
The Okeechobee County Board
of Realtors is accepting entries for
their monthly property beautifica-
tion awards program. The proper-
ty does not have to be for sale and
is open to residential and commer-
cial property throughout the coun-
ty. For information or to obtain
entry forms, contact Dale Ann
Watford, secretary of the board at
(863) 634-7311 or (863) 763-8222.
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128th Ave. The vehicle mainte-
nance facility is open from 8.a.m.
until noon and from 1 p.m..until 5
p.m., Monday through Friday. It is
closed on weekends and holidays.
Only recyclable materials such as
newspaper, aluminum and metal
cans, corrugated cardboard, glass
jars and bottles and plastics #1
through #7 are accepted at the
public facilities. Items not accept-
ed include: plastic shopping bags;
commercial business items; tires;
appliances; electronic devices;
yard trash; household trash; oil,
gas, paint or household hazardous
waste; and, batteries. For more
information: contact Russell Row-
land, county solid waste manager,
at (863) 763-1811, or Waste Man-
agement of Okeechobee at (863)
357-0111, or (863) 763-4818.
Red Cross
needs instructors
Have you saved a life today?
Volunteer as an American Red w
Cross Instructor and teach others
the skills they need to save lives.
* You can help the American. Red
Cross reach people in your com-
munity with -lifesaving training,
including CPR, First Aid, Automat-
ed External Defibrillation, and
HIV/AIDS Prevention. Contact the
Okeechobee Branch of the Ameri-
can Red Cross at (863), 763-2488 to ___
find out more. :
Volunteers for
elderly are needed
The Long-Term Care Ombuds- "
man Council is seeking volunteers
to serve as advocates for:residents ,
of nursing homes and assisted liv-
ing facilities. Volunteers are spe- e
cially trained and certified to inves-
tigate and. resolve resident
complaints and to carry out
inspections of facilities. Licensed
social workers, pharmacists, elder
law attorneys, physicians, nurses *
and others'with a sincere interest -
in the elderly are urged to apply. ,
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BROWN BRINDLE- Medium
size, vic of U-Save, nice dog.
Call to identify
(863)674-0537.
CHIHUAHUA Vic. of Burman
Rd. Please call to identify
(863)484-0313
FEMALE HUNTING DOG-
Underhill Road & CR 721, call
to identify (863)467-1521.
Found: small puppy, brindle
white, corkscrew tail, Bass-
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GREETING CARD- With Gift
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BEAGLE, Lost 9/28. Close The
Forestry Station on NW 50th
Drive. Please Call.
(863)467-2483
BLACK LAB, Lost in Country
Hills Estates. Male. Answers to
Pepper. Very friendly. Child's
pet. (863)763-2501 REWARD!
CUR DOG- F, 9 months old,
red w/white blaze. Vic of U-
Save. on. 9/14.
(863)228-0580/634-4480.
CUR DOG, Female, Red w/
white blaze, last seen near U-
save. "Suzie" Missing on 9/14.
863-228-0580/634-4480
JACK RUSSEL, Female, "Isis"
Black collar w/spikes, White
w/brown spots on ears. Vic of
Riviera Fiesta. (863)675-1203
LOST CAT- Blackish/Gray Tab-
by. Hair on neck shaved.
Had surgery on 21st Needs
medicine. (863)467-4664


ALUMINUM ROOFING PANELS
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FREE DRYER- Working condi-
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KITTENS- (2)s8wks old, to
good homes, very cute, 1
male 1 femal,,-i,/uut litter
trained (863)635-3439.
KITTENS, Veiy cute! Free To
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MIN PIN/GOLDEN RET. PUPS
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good w/ kids. Odd match but
adorable (863)763-5030


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ALL ABOUT YOU
CAREGIVERS INC.
Is accepting applications
for home health aides,
home makers & Part Time
Registered Nurse for the
Okeechobee area.
Please call (863)824-8733
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Experienced with tools
Bus maintenance a plus
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CARPENTERS. LABORERS
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DRIVERS
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Maintained Equipment is
looking for: Experienced,
Qualified, Hardworking
Drivers. Must have: Class
A License and be willing to
work 5 1/2 days.
Choice of work area from:
Orlando south or Longer
Trips to north Florida/
South Georgia. Permanent
work with variety
of loads.
Call (863)763-6606
DUMP TRUCK DRIVER
CDL (A or B).
Experience a must.
(772)464-2582
Equipment Operators
Needed Loader &Dozerfor
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Call: 954-818-2521


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FIELD MECHANIC

King Ranch, an agricultural operation
located in South Bay,
currently has a Field Mechanic
position available in the South Bay and/or
Indiantown area.

Must have experience repairing farm equipment
and implements. Must have your own tools. Valid
Florida diver's license required.

Full benefit package available including
medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401 (k)
and retirement plan. Paid vacations, sick days
and holidays.

For an application, please call (561)996-7257.
Drug-Free Workplace/EOE.


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


Housekeeping Full Time
Dietary (Kitchen Help)

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



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


EXPERIENCED ALUMINUM
INSTALLERS
Needed immediately in
Tallahassee area. Good pay,
steady work. Call Florida
Screened Enclosures at:
(229)378-0839 ask for Jesse


Time to clean out the
attic, basement and/or
garage? Advertise
your yard sale in the
classified and make
your clean up a breeze


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FULL TIME,
Must have experience.

Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Apply At: 406 N.W. 4th Street
Call: (863) 357-2442 for more info.


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EMPLOYMENT
OPPORTUNITIES @
Big Lake National Bank
Loan Processor
~ Collections Rep.
~ Mortgage Lender
-Credit Analyst
Banking experience
preferred, however will train
the right candidate. Join our
team and enjoy an excellent
compensation package
including medical, dental,
life insur an d 401 K
retirement plan.
Apply n person at
107 SW 17 St., Suite B.,
Okeechobee. EOE, DFW.

FEED MILL
WORKERS NEEDED
2nd and 3rd shift,
Computer Experience a
Plus, Benefits Available
Apply at:
Syfrett Feed Company
3079 NW 8th Street
Okeechobee
863-763-5586

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Help Wanted
HANDYMAN
HANDYMAN TRAINEE
GOLF MAINTENANCE
LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE
Salary commensurate
with experience.
Call Mr. Lonny Griggs,
Ext. 131
800-523-1630








PRIDE ENTERPRISES
Looking for Field Supervisor
for sugar cane operation. Exp.
with farm equipment req'd.
Exc. benefit package. Fax re-
sume to 561-996-8559.
Seeking the following positions
for work at water treatment
plants: Form Carpenters,
Iipefitters, Pipe Layers.
Call 561-615-9834
W&W Lumber of Okeechobee
now accepting applications
for Cashier & Hardware help.
Bi-Lingual a plus. DFWP
Your next job could be in
today's classifieds. Did
you look for it?





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SIGN-UP BONUS
Now Hiring!
*Tow truck driver
*Cashier
*Fuel attendant/stock
person
Training will be provided
for responsible people.
We offer good pay, re-
warding work, benefits
and a substantial mileage
reimbursement. For a
limited time, qualified ap-
plicants who are hired
will receive a $200 sign-
up bonus. Apply at:
Ft. Drum Citgo
mm 184 FL. Turnpike
(863)763-9383
DFWP



CNA/HHA, COMPANION
Bi-lingual, Live Ins.
(772)466-9199
Wor isinOkeechobee


P/T PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
Exp. preferred. Weekday after-
noons to 6pm & Saturdays to
2pm. Contact The Medicine
Shop w/you resume at
105 NW 5th St.


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METAL FRAMING: Looking for
possible limited partnership
who has contacts in residential
drywall/metal framing. I have
license, ins., trailer & tools.
Okeechobee/Vero area.
772-201-8715.
Looking for a place to
hang your hat? Look
no further than the
classified.

Financial



Business
Opportunities 305
Money Lenders 310
Tax Preparafion 315

, inancial i
:Servies 032


Services



Babysitting 405
Child Care Needed410
Child Care Offered4 la5
Instruction 42?0
Services Offered425.
Insurance -A10
Medical Services-135

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License # CBC055264
ERNEST LANCASTER
Screen Rooms, Carports
Room Additions
Florida Rooms
Aluminum Roof Over
(863)634-2044



JACK'S TOP SOIL
Shell Rock &
Bob Cat Work.
Call 863-467-4734

Merchandise



Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Bicycles 530
Books & Magazines 535
Building Materials541S
Business Equipment 545
Carpets,'Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Clothing 565
Coins'Stamps 570
Collectibles 575
ComputerVideo 580
Crafts Supplies 585
Cruises 590
Drapes, Linens & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
Furs 615
Health 8 Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating Equipment"
Supplies 625
Household Items 630
Jewelry 635
Lamps/Lights 640
Luggage 645
Medical Items 650'
Miscellaneous 655
Musical Instruments 660
Office Supplies.'
Equipment 665
Pets,' Supplies.'
Services 670
Photography 675
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools & Supplies 685
Restaurant
Equipment 690
Satellite 695
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Television 'Radio 715
Tickets 720
Tools 725
Toys & Games 730
VCRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740




AIR CONDITIONER -'05 York
3.5 ton package unit w/heat
$1375 (954)309-8659

AIR HANDLER, Trane, 2.5 ton,
220 volt, with heat, $150-.
(863)675-5929


CHEST FREEZER- Small,
Works good. $75.
(863)357-2803
DRYER/WASHER like new,
$250 for both
(863)467-4366 / 634-2303


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12:00 12:30 1:00 1:30 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00 4:30 5:00 5:30

WPTV Pet Keep Explorer Tuten- Time NHL Prev World of Adventure Sports (s) 2005 Heads-Up Poker Championship
WPEC Paid College Football: SEC--Teams TBA. (Live) College Football: Teams to Be Announced. (Live) (cc)
) WTCE Wild Charity |Bibleman |Goliath (Heroesofthe.Bible K10 C Cameron |News |Primary Praise the Lord (cc)
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A&E (11:00) Movie: Murder in 1st The First 48 (cc) The First 48 (cc) The First 48 (cc) American Justice
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CNN CNN Live Saturday In the Money (cc) CNN Live Saturday |CNN Presents (cc) CNN Live Saturday People in the News
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ESP2 College Football: Teams to Be Announced. (Live) (cc) College Gmday NHRA Drag Racing NHRA Drag Racing
ESPN College Football: Teams to Be Announced. (Live) (cc) College Gmday Horse Racing: Jockey Club Gold Cup
EWTN (11:00) WTTN 25th Anniversary Family Celebration.
FAM Full Hse. Full Hse. Full Hse. Full Hse. Full Hse. Full Hse. Movie: *** What About Bob? (1991) Movie: The Rookie
HGTV Curb Outer Decorat- Design Small Mission Design |Design- Sensible |reDesign Open House
HIST Mail Call Hands Automaniac (cc) Automaniac (cc) Automaniac (c) Automana (cc) Automaniac (cc) Texas: Big America
LIFE Will Will Movie: Innocent Victims(.t96) Acoh'demned man's parents and lawyers fight to save him. Vision of Murder
NICK Robot Chalk- Rock Star [Cats- INicktoon |Nicktoon Nicktoon INicktoon jNicktoon [Nicktoon Nicktoon fNicktoon
SCI (11:00) Movie Movie: ** Tremors 3: Baok(to Perfection Movie: */2 Tremors 4: The Legend Begins Boa vs. Python.
TBS (10:30) Movie Movie: *** The Mask of Zorro (1998) (PA) (Antonio Banderas) (cc) | Movie: ** Gladiator (2000) (PA) (cc)
TCM Movie: *u1/2 Silver River (1948) (Errol Flynn) Movie: *** Cleopatra (1963) An account of the Egyptian queen's tragic love affair.
TLC Trading Spaces Designer Showcase What Not to Wear iNew Look, New You Extraordinary To Be Announced
SPIKE Car |Hrsepwer Xtreme Trucks! Movie: ** Fist of Fury (1972) (Bruce Lee) UFC Unleashed The Ultimate Fighter
TNT (11:30) Movie: Out for Justice Movie: *,2 Bloodsport (1988) Premiere. Movie: *** Tombstone (1993) (Kurt Russell) (cc)
UNI Vida TV La Fiesta Control Caliente No Manches Benny Ibarra. Primer Impacto
USA Law Order: Cl Law Order: Cl Law Order: Cl PGA Golf: Chrysler Classic of Greensboro Third Round. (Live)

HBO *** And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself Movie: **2 A Walk in the Clouds (1995) vMovie: */2 Taxi (2004) 'PG-13' Wallace
SHOW (11:45) Movie Movie: *'/2 Triggermen (2002) 'R' (cc) Movie: The Big Empty (2003) 'R' Movie: Beyond Borders (2003)
TMC (11:40) Movie: Just Movie: *** Buena Vista Social Club (1999) Movie: *** Finder's Fee (2001) Movie: *** Bandwagon (1996)


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SWTVX The Outer Limits (s) Star Trek: Enterprise 70s Show 70s Show King King Just |Just Veronica Mars (s)
SWXEL Wine Music Lawrence Welk Shore Things (s) Here's Look Heart of the Congo Time for Honor

AMC Movie: ** Blue Hawaii (1962) (cc) Movie: **/2 Two Weeks Notice (2002) (cc) Movie: **2 Two Weeks Notice (2002) (cc)
ANIM Lost Serpent A Joey Called Jack Wild Down Under Marsupials. Growing Up (cc) Wild Down Under
A&E Investigative City Confidential ty Confdent (cc) City confidential (cc) Cold Case Files (cc) American Justice American Justice
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CNN CNN Live Saturday On the Story (cc) CNN Presents Larry King Live CNN Saturday Night CNN Presents
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DISN Naturally |Life Suite Life ISo Raven Movie: Halloweentown (1998) (cc) Suite Life CNaturally Phil So Raven
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ESP2 NHRA Drag Racing College Football: Teams to Be Announced. (Live) (cc) College Gmday Boxing From 1966.
ESPN SportsCenter (Live) Gameday |College Football: Teams to Be Announced. (Live) (cc) | SportsCenter (Live) (cc)
EWTN Angelica |Fatima EWTN 25th Anniversary Family Celebration
FAM (5:00) Movie: *** The Rookie (2002) (cc) Movie:,*** City of Angels (1998) (Nicolas Cage) (cc) Whose? Videos Videos
HGTV Travis' Facelift Get Color Design' Design Small Designer reDesign Design Design City Grdn Trading
HIST Texas: Big America King Highway The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (co) Roman Vice.Roman funeral practices. (cc)
LIFE (5:00) Movie: Vision Movie: A Deadly Vision (1997) (cc) Movie: Hush (2005) (Tori Spelling) (cc) The Sister-In-Law
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SCI (5:00) Movie: Boa Movie: Frankenfish (2004) (Tory Kittles) Movie: Chupacabra: Dark Seas (2005) Movie: Dark Waters
TBS (3:50) Movie College Football: Teams to Be Announced. | Movie: *1/2 The Waterboy (1998)
TCM Movie: *** Black Narcissus (1947) Movie: **** Grand Illusion (1937) Movie: *** The Lost Squadron Sunset
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SPIKE The Ultimate Fighter The Ultimate Fighter The Ultimate Fighter The Ultimate Fighter The Ultimate Fighter TNA iMPACT! (N)
TNT Movie: **2 The Whole Nine Yards (2000) Movie: *** The Fifth Element (1997) (Bruce Willis) (cc) |Movie: *** The Last Boy Scout
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HBO Movie:** Chasing Liberty (2004) 'PG-13' Dodgeball: Underdog Rome (s) (cc) Movie: The Matrix Revolutions
SHOW (4:45) Movie: Beyond |Movie: The Manchurian Candidate (2004) Boxing: Dominick Guinn vs. James Toney. | Barber Barber
TMC Movie: **k2 Groundhog Day (1993) (s) 'PG' |Movie: ** Timeline (2003) (Paul Walker) (s) |Movie: Control (2004) 'R' (cc) American


FREEZER, UPRIGHT: Ken-
more. Like new. $200.
(863)674-1105
REFRIGERATOR GE Profile,
4yrs. 23cu ft, ice/water dis-
penser. $350
863-946-0614/215-527-9221
REFRIGERATOR- Gibson Frost
Clear, Almond, Works great,
Very cold! $50.
(863)357-0615
STOVE: 30", Electric, Like
new. $100 (772)21'-9168
STOVE, MAGIC C'!.-", 'Wiiite,
4 Burners, Oven storage
drawer. Works great! $75.
(863)634-0245
WASHER, $75.
(863)634-0779


WA'HER & DRYER: Large ca-
pacity. Like new. $225.
(772)215-9168

WASHER- Purchased new in
'03 from Sears. $100.
(863)673-1371


TANNING BED under 1 yr
old, maybe used 6 times. Pd
$2000 'asking $1400
.(863)697-3211


SCHWINN, 1955- Original
condition, $900.
(863)467-5756.


CLOSET MAID: Closet System
Parts, All brand new. Left over
from new construction. $150.
(863)675-3944 LaBelle.



INSULATION PANELS- 2.5 x
12x9'&2.5 x 12x10'&2.5
x12x12', all for $25
(863)763-7613.
PATIO SLIDING GLASS DOOR
w/track. $25. (863)675-3944
in LaBelle.
When doing those chores i
doing you in, it's time to
look. for a helper In the
classifieds.


INFANT CAR SEAT- With at-
tached base. Very good con-
dition. $20. 863-447-1141
JEEP: BOYS 4X4 w/battery &
charger. Excellent condition.
$60. (863)763-6131



PLACE SETTING FOR 8, Ro-
senthal China, w/all addition-
al pieces, wheat pattern,
,$450 neg. (863)357-2233


ADULT/KIDS CLOTHES 16
banana boxes & 2 garbage
bags full. Will separate or
$400 for all (772)597-0146


WEDDING GOWN- Formal,
Ivory, size 6, battenburg lace
& pearls, $250
(863)763-0252 leave mes-
sage.
One man's trash is
another man's treas-
ure. Turn your trash
to treasure with an ad
in the classified.


Football & Baseball Card Col-
lection $500 or best pffer
Call (863)763-8943
ID BRACELETS- (2) not alike,
gold finish, engraved "Eliza-
beth" 1950's, $20 will sell
sep. (863)983-1848.


COMPUTER Win. ME, 500 +
games, monitor, keyboard,
mouse. Grt for Kids. Para Es-
paniol $50 (863)673-5549
DELL DIMENSION DESKTOP
CBRW, DVD Rom, Win XP,
MS Office, 100's of games,
& more $200 866-855-0902
HP Pavilion, windows 98,
mouse, monitor, speakers,
printer, keyboard, $375.
(863)697-1854
IBM COMPUTER- DVD, CD
burner, 17" monitor, wireless
keybrd/mouse, $450 neg
(863)763-2034.


BED, Canopy: King Sz w/ Sim-
mons Beauty Rest xFirm Mat-
tress. Paid over $1600, Asking
$500 (863)357-2110
BED, Twin w/drawers below.
$50. (863)824-0945
BEDROOM SET- Queen size
Head/foot board, Dress
w/mirror, Nightstand, Desk &
Chair $500. (863)675-3834
BR Set, King size, all wood,
$500 or best offer.
(863)467-1072
Coatrack, (dark), LazyBoy re-
cliner, hutch (maple color),
tv trays (maple), $270 will
sell sep. (863)763-0215
COMFORTER SETS twn (2)
camouflage, w/ blanket,
sheets, pil. cases, curtains &
shelves $100 863-447-0965
DESK- With bookshelf, Key
board drawer, Light oak
w/metal accent: $40.
(863)357-0615
Entertainment Center, So-
fa/Sleeper, Rocking Chair,
Recliner, Hutch, $150 will
sell sep. (863)675-1621 aft 6
FUTON BUNK BED- New,
wood frame, $200
(863)675-0244
KING MATTRESS SET- with
frame, 1 yr old, $75
(561)983-0950.
KITCHEN TABLE, $50.
(863)634-0779
LIVING RM & BEDROOM Furn
20 different pcs. Located 20
mi SE of Okee. on FL 710.
$300 will sep. (772)597-0146
LOVESEAT & COUCH, tan,
leather, exc. cond., $1100 or
best offer. (863)467-1072
MOVING, MUST SELL!!!
7 pc. Qu. Bdrm. Set, wood &
brass $600., Oak Dinette w/4
chairs $150., Dinette Set,
wood Antique White w/6-
chairs & matching hutch
$1000 Firm. & Many Misc.
Items, For info. 863-467-866
SLEEPER SOFA: Beige. Real
Nice. 7 Ft. Long. Like new.
$350. (863)634-8601



CLUB CAR, '97- Exc. cond.,
good batt/charger, $1599.
(863)697-1350/763-2063.
EASY'GO Good conr good
battery & charger. $799.,
Neg. (863)697-1350 or
(863)763-2063.
GOLF CART- Club Car, '91,
Electric, Great condition.
$1250. (863)675-1472
GOLF CART- Club Car, '97,
Body shell, no frame. $175.
(863)675-1472
GOLF CART: Club Car, Lifted,
Gas Powered. Lights, Wind-
shield, $2200. (772)462-2211


BROWNING B-80 SL, 3" bar-
rel, 1 modified, 1 full, great
shape, $400.
(863)673-4927
MATCH BARREL Stainless
Steel, custom made, for AR
15. $200 (863)357-5754
REMINGTON 870- 12 gauge
Shotgun, Good cond. $150.
(863)983-7915
RIFLE: Antique-Stevens Old
Action, 22 cal. Tube feed 12
shot, org. finish. Exc. cond.
$275 863-675-8465 LaBelle.
SHOT GUN: 8 Shot, "Parker-
ized" Mossberg, 12 ga pump -
1000 rounds-most 00 Buck.
$450. (863)675-8465 LaBelle.
STAR SA 9 mm- Semi-auto
pistol, 2 magazines, ammo.
$150. (863)983-7915



CARDIO HEALTH EXERCISER-
$50 (863)675-2285
Nordic Track Sequoia Model,
digital readout, $150.
(863)697-1341
POWER CHAIR-Golden Alant'e
New, still have manual/war-
ranty Pd $6000 asking
$1000 neg 863-634-9620
TOTAL GYM- Chuck Norris,
Excellent condition, w/extras.
$75. (863)675-2285



RICE MAKER, Hardly used.
$8. (863)447-0002


ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR Jet


1, red/grey. Used very little
$600 (863)675-3764
LIFT CHAIR- electric, excellent
condition, $350
(863)801-5353
WHEELCHAIR, new, light
weight, wide seat, 17x17.5,
with seat pad, pd. $575,
now $325. (863)357-8788
WHEELCHAIR RACK electric,
for wheelchair or scooter.
$100 (863)675-3764


DISPLAY SHOWCASE, 5 Ft.,
Glass. Good condition. $150.
(863)447-1178
MINI BLINDS, white, vinyl,
w/hardware, (4) 47" wide,
(2) 36" wide, (1) 28" wide,
$35 neg. (863)467-2434


AMERICAN PITBULL PUPPIES
6 males, 6 females.
Call 863-634-3508 or
863-634-5620
BABY QUAKER & Black head-
ed Counard, $170 will sell
sep. (863)673-2483
BEAGLE, Male, 1 yr. old, Tri-
Colored, CKC papers. Loves
kids. Up to date shots. $100
(863)484-0314
BEAGLE- Male, 2yrs old, Tri-
colored. C.K.C. papers,
Loves kids, House broke,
$150 863-484-0314 Lv msg
BEAGLE PUPS- 8wk, shots,
ACA registered, Call Monica
(863)634-7864.
BLACK SILKIE CHICKS, $5
each. (863)675-6214
CHIHUAHUA, Larger size.,
Male, 12 wks. old. $100 or
best offer. (863)697-1095
CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES 1
male, 2 female, all black &
white. Parents on prem. $150
ea. (863)675-3915 PIs Iv msg
CHOCOLATE RED NOSED
PITS- 7, Full blooded, Mom
on premises, 5 wks old,
$150 ea (863)634-7597
DACHSHUND, Chocolate, Full
Blooded. 10 months old.
Male. Good w/kids. $150
(863)763-5883
DOG PEN Chain link, 4 pan-
els, 10x6 + door. $100
(863)467-3645
FERRETS, 1 Male, 1 Female,
Extremely Tame w/Extra
Large 2 Story Cage. $200 or
best offer. (863)763-3765
PARROT CAGE Large. Asking
$300 (863)674-0205
PITBULL Female, 8mos,
needs family without small
pets. Loves kids, very alert
$100 neg. (863)484-0313
RED NOSED PITBULL 5 mo
old, all shots up to date $300
(863)447-0965
ROOSTERS (3) Rhode Island
Red. Well fed, penned. $30
for all or will separate.
(863)763-0367



HOT TUB- Like new, Excellent
condition, 18 jets, Seats 6
adults $1999.
(863)983-7751



Sew/Embroidery Machine,
babylock, Ese, hoops, cards,
software, $2500.
(863)635-0772


BOW- High Country Com-
pound/case/extra string draw
29-30, pull 60-751bs 65%
let/off $100 863-763-7609
JUGS PITCHING MACHINE,
throws softballs or base-
balls, digital speed control,
$700. (863)697-1341 '
Your new car could be in
today's paper. Have
you looked for it?



CAR CD PLAYER- Pioneer,
DEH-P47DH, fits GM-Chrys-
lers, retails $300, sell $200
(863)357-0448.



SANYO 17" color, Panason-
ic, 17", color. $50 for both,
will separate (863)357-4831


GENERATOR: Generac, 22500
surge, 15000 continuous, 30
hp, elec. start. $2000.
(863)467-5616



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


LADDER- 40', aluminum, Wer-
ner, good working cond.
$150 neg. (863)467-6434.
SAWS (4) 2 Radial & 2 Table.
$200 or best offer for all.
863-675-1816 or
239-340-4758



VACUUM CLEANER Small
$10(863)447-0002


WANTED: FL ART
A.E. Backus, H. Newton,
Highwaymen Art. Paying
$200-$5000 (772)562-5567


Agriculture


PATHWAY RAMP, heavy duty,
made of aluminum with a
raised tread surface, $150.
(863)357-8788
RUG YARN- cut packages,
100+ unopened and many
part pkgs all colors, $20
(863)983-1848.



DRUM SET, BY: TAMA, Brand
new symbols & stands.
$650 or best offer.
(863)763-3765
ORGAN Yamaha, excellent
shape $500 (863)675-0235
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(863)697-6853
DIXIE RANCH ACRES, 5.6 ac,
3br, 2ba. Lg sc. rm, cleared &
fenced, beautiful trees &
Idscpg. Horses OK, Ig barn &
arena. Subdiv. into 4 sep. lots.
$475K (863)824-8793
Seminole Cove, 2br, 2ba, new
screened room/carport, new
roof, $109,000.
(863)357-2602


BEAUTIFUL 40 acre ranches.
Located Hwy 98 N. Close to
town, lots of game. Improved
pasture & partially wooded.
21,500 per acre
(863)634-6110/634-6071


Lad-Sa


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



MINIATURE STUD HORSE-
31" tall, child broke, incid,
saddle & tack, 2yrs old,
$1000. (863)227-0367.

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FARM-ALL CUB New rear
rims/tires, eng. & carb. 5' belly
mower, disc in back blade. Run
perfect $4K 863-763-2763
GAS GRILL- 3 rack, 1 yr old,
$75 (561)983-0950.
RIDING LAWN MOWER'98
Snapper, 9h/p. Runs good, like
new condition $450 or best of-
fer (863)517-1177
RIDING MOWER, Murray, 14.5
hp, 42" cut. Auto trans. $550.
(863)697-2033.


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



Apt, 1BR, on the water w/ac-
cess to lake, no pets, $800
mo. + util., 1st, last & sec.
(863)634-0322


BUCKHEAD RIDGE, 3 Br, 2 Ba
on the water. No utilities, un-
furnished. $1000 mo.
863-824-0981
OKEE 2br, 2%/2ba. Small of-
fice, carport, large lot. Fur-
nished 1st, last & sec. dep. +
utilities. $900 mo 357-0707
Okeechobee, 2BR/1BA within
city limits, professional of-
fice, $675 mo., 1st, last &
sec. ref. req. (863)763-6513
Okeechobee's Nicest! New
1&2 BR homes-waterfront,
clean & quiet, from $600.
(863)824-2248 (772)215-2757

TREASURE ISLAND, 3 Br, 2
Ba on water. No until unfur-
nished, cathedral ceiling, shed,
carport. $1000. mo.
(863)824-0981



RENT-A-SPACE
Available Late Spring
If Interested, Call Judy
(863)467-0831



CONDO, On Ft. Myers Beach,
Fully Furnished. Sleeps 4. Oct.
15th-Oct. 22nd. $700.
(863)675-0104

Real Estate



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



BEAUTIFUL, 4 Bdrm., 2 Ba,
Remodeled house on acre lot
(great view) Convenient, in
town 2800 sq. ft. under air.
Real wood floors, wood deck,
pool. $389K by owner.


SIC- '99, 15,746 mi., Fully
loaded, Hard bags
$12,000 863-634-7573
Honda Goldwing Aspencade
GL1200, '86, 45k mi., gar-
age maintained, exc. cond.,
cd/am/fm radio/cass., lots of
chrome, asking $4500 neg.
Call David 941-815-4783.

HONDA SHADOW 500- '85,
Good condition, Runs great
$1500 or best offer.
(863)634-7046
SUZUKI INTRUDER- '99, 5223
mi,Straight pipes, Garage
kept, $4000 or best offer
(863)634-7573
YAMAHA BLASTER '04 -
200ccw/ many modifications
and low hours $2500 or best
offer (863)763-2546


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Ft. Drum Ranchette, 5 acres,
high & dry, fenced, w/single
wide mobile home, new
elec., beautiful property,
$200,000. (772)215-3290
GRACEVILLE Panhandle, 38
acres of rolling hills. Fenced in
cross fenced. Creek, some
pasture, some hardwood.
Frontage on paved rd. &
county maintained rd. $7900
per acre. Call (850)579-4899
IDEAL FOR DEVELOPMENT
193 Acres. Well, electric. 4
mi from town on Hwy 98 N.
Close to school. $20K per
acre. (863)634-6110
(863) 634-6071


Mobile Homes



Mobile Home Lots 2005
Mobile Home Parts 2010
Mobile Homes Rent _"i
Mobile Homes Sale 2070




BHR, 2BR/2BA or 3BR/2BA
doublewide, c/a, no pets,
starting at $600 mo. yearly
lease, $1000 sec. 763-4031
OKEE- D/W, 3br, 2ba, on the
water. $1100. mo. + 1st,
last $600. Sec dep., 2547
SE 32nd St. (863)634-3312
TAYLOR CREEK: Waterfront,
2 BR, 11/2 Ba, shed, carport,
docks, lawn maintenance incld
$900 mo. (863)697-3898
TREASURE ISLAND 3 BR, 2
BA, Partially Furnished, Non
Sink. Env., No pets. 1st., last
&sec. dep. 863-697-1033



AQUA ISLES Lot J-10. All
appliances included, furnished,
Walking distance to river.
$7500 (863)885-1053
La Belle- Sacrifice 12'x 46'
Modular office unit or resi-
dence with A/C. You move
$5000. 863-675-5000
LaBelle- Sacrifice 24'x 64'
Modular office unitor resi-
dence, 2 A/C units You move
$10,000 863-675-5000
MOBILE HOME '91 SW 14x66,
3 Bdrm., 2 Ba, Zone II, You
must move. $4500. N. Ft.
Myers. 239-543-5102.
OKEE- Mobile home, Oldie but
goody Adults park, No pets,
2br, 1ba, Screened porch,
Roof over, Great shape in-
side & out Asking $19,000.
(863)763-2548
RIVER BEND Adult M/H Park
2br, 11/2ba. Florida room, roof
over, partly furn. Grt shape
in/out $19K (863)763-2005
Find it faster. Sell it sooner
in the classified

Recreation



Boats 3005
Campers.,'RVs 3010
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles 3'0'
Sport Vehicles ATVs 30j35



BASS TRACKER '89, 16Ft., 35
hp Mercury Minnkota. A/T
Tournament Series, 24 volt.
535 Hummingbird. Live well.
Runs good. Must sell. $2000
(863)763-6065 Ask for Ken
GAME FISHERMAN 12ft, fiber-
glass, w/ 16ft aluminum Magic
Tilt trailer. $700 or best offer
(863)467-9877
PONTOON BOAT, 22' Crest w/
trailer, 60 hp Mercury w/stain-
less steel propeller. Low
hours. $9500 (863)357-2704
REGAL- '97, 21', 4.3 Mercury
cruiser w/tandum trailer,
Fresh water use only
$12,000 (863)357-0672
SEA NYMPH 16FT-fully
rigged, trolling mtr, trir, 40hp
Merc outboard, needs minor
work$1000 (863)467-1300.
SEA RAY 1991, 135 V6 0/B,
Flat Boat, $2000 or best of-
fer. (772)219-9491
TRI HULL BOAT- 14" with trir,
and 55hp Homelite motor,
Collectors item, $400 or best
offer (863)234-6040.
TRI HULL BOAT, 16', walk thru
windshield, 60 hp Mariner
outboard motor & trlr, $1500
firm. (863)467-8038


CAMPER- Free! You hau! 16',
(Hurricane damaged),
wench/stands Great as a
utility trailer 863-634-7801



HONDA BF 90-'04, Warranty
left, $6200 (863)467-2000


H.D. ELECTRIC GLIDE CLAS-







Okeechobee News, Saturday, October 1, 2005


DUNEBUGGY- '2000, Street le-
gal. With trailer $2500 or
best offer. (863)697-9044
GO-CART- Silver Fox, 2 seat,
Used very little. $800.
(863)357-2803
HONDA 250 FOURTRAX '87, 4
Wheeler, Good condition.
$1200. (863)634-1479



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AND INTERESTING
PERSON.

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LeBelle- Live in Travel Trailer,
'93, 32', New Refrigerator
unit & A/C, $8000.
(863)674-1902
MISSING- AIRSTREAM '74-
31ft, recent new roof top AC,
vic ofWest Palm Beach
91405, Reward if found
(561)684-9007.
TRAILER MOBILE- '74, 48',
Good shape $2500 or best
offer. (863)675-6822


Automobiles



Automobies 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Construction
Equipment 4025
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheael Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks 4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility T'ailers 4065
Vans 4070



Don't Miss

This One
CAMARO- '80, Auto, Runs,
Needs work, $1750.
(863)697-3258 or 634-6601
CHEVY CAMARO'92- R/S
Anniversary Edition.
Runs & looks great. $3000 or
best offer (863)634-6927
Chevy Corsica, '94, runs
good, needs TLC, $500 or
best offer. (863)447-5540
FORD TAURUS 1991, Ice Cold
Air, Excellent running condi-
tion. $2000. (863)467-7581


FORD CONTOUR '96 Cold
a/c, good condition, runs
well $1300 or best offer
(239)503-4838
FORD MUSTANG 1992,
Coupe, 4 cyl. w/5 speed &
cold air. $1500 or best offer.
(863)634-3055
FORD TEMPO- '92, 4 door, re-
conditioned engine, 48K,
Good around town car $700.
or best offer (863)357-0060
GRAND MARQUEE- '94, Very
good condition. $3500.
(863)674-1902
Honda Civic DX Hatchback,
'89, wrecked but did run, for
parts, $300 or best offer.
(863)447-5540
HYUNDAI SCOOP '95 a/c,
cd, runs great, great on gas.
$900 (863)983-5597
LINCOLN TOWN CAR '92- 4dr,
runs great, $1200 or best of-
fer (863)234-6040.
LINCOLN TOWNCAR, 1988 -
Good cond., black rag top,
new tires, cold a/c, $1000.
863-801-6033
MERCURY SABLE '93 white,
tinted windows, cruise control.
runs great & great on gas.
$900 (863)983-5597
MERCURY TRACER, '91- A/C
not working, runs good. Al-
most new tires. $1000 or
best offer (863)675-1621.


NISSAN MAXIMA 95: V6, Au-
to., 5 spd., A/C. Good on gas.
Like new. $800 down, 60 wk.
or $2499. (954)260-1933
OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SU-
PREME 87, V8, Auto. All pow-
er, A/C..Works well. Needs
work. $500 (863)763-9592
PLYMOUTH- '95, 4cy, good
condition, $2400
(561)992-8692.
PONTIAC FIREBIRD 1988,
Metallic Blue, 305, Runs great.
Needs a computer. $500. Call
Corey @ (863)673-6081
TOYOTA COROLLA 1992, 4
Door, Auto., 4 cyl., A/C.
Runs excellent. $1800 or
best offer. (772)461-4044
VOLVO, '88- 4cyl, low miles,
perfect cond., $2200
(561)992-8692.
VW RAIL BUGGY & PARTS -
needs work. $350 or best of-
fer (863)675-6214



BOOM TRUCK, w/bucket,
$2000 or best offer.
(863)673-2483


FORD BRONCO, '87, 4x4 -
runs, needs some TLC,
$1000 neg. or trade for 4x4
4 whir. (863)634-4338


FORD BRONCO II 1990, 2
Door Wagon (4WD) 96,000
miles. $2000 or best offer. Call
Cindy (863)801-1742 after 6p
FORD F150 1986, 4x4, 18'. of
lift, 44" tires, 460 engine.
$2500 or best offer.
863-634-2662
JEEP- '85, Selling parts or
whole. $650.
(863)697-1742
JEEP Grand Wagoneer- '84,
Camo paint job runs and
looks good $1500.
863-673-0920/675-9243.



E350 FORD VAN 85- w/6.9
diesel, exc. motor & drive
train, new tires, rusty body,
$1200 neg (561)684-9007.
F350 TRUCKS (3) all w/6.9
diesels, 2 bad motors, 1
good, $1850 or best of-
er(561)684-9007.


BUCKET SEATS- 2, $50. Will
separate (863)675-0969
DODGE OMNI '89 for parts
only. Good tires, engine has
42K orig mi. $300
(863)763-0367
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION,
3.84, 4,000 miles, $500.
(956)784-0854


ENGINE- for '89 Honda Ac-
cord, 2.2, w/tranny, 89K orig
miles $150 (863)697-6731.
MOTOR '83 Ford, $150 takes
motor & truck
(863)634-7830
POSI TRACTION UNIT- with
gears, $300 or best offer
(863)467-8856.
RIMS/TIRES low profile, 4
post lock lug nuts, off of Hon-
da Civic. $250 (863)532-8158
RUBBER MAT- For Truck Bed,
Heavy duty, Good condition.
$25.(863)763-6131
TONNEAU COVER- by ARE fits
Chevy S10 or 6 ft bed truck
Excellent condition $300.
Firm (863)697-6731
TOOLBOX full size, like new
condition, 'diamond plated,
single lid, $120
(863)634-4672
TOYOTA PICKUP- '90, ext
cab, 4x4, V6, Wrecked in
front. Parts or all $1000. or
best offer. (863)990-9256
TRANSMISSION- Rebuilt GM,
$300 (863)467-8856.
TRUCK TOPPER for small
p/u, excellent condition. $70
.(239)657-4348
TRUCK TOPPER- Fiberglass,
full size, maroon, asking
$150 or best offer
(863)357-3564.


CHEVY PICK UP 1990, A/C,
V8, Dependable. $1500 or
trade for 150 hp. or larger boat
motor. (863)634-6654
CHEVY SILVERADO '87, 305,
Auto, All Power, CD, A/C,
CC, Bedliner, Reese hitch
$2500. 863-763-7609
CHEVY SILVERADO '92 Step
Side- AC, new tires & brakes,
350 motor, w/camper top.
$4000 neg. (863)697-6618
DODGE DAKOTA-'88, 318,
Motor needs work, As -is,
$500. (239)248-7960
FORD F100 1983, A/C, Auto.,
New Carb., New tires, 2
Tone Blue. $2500 Firm.
(863)467-8254
FORD F150 '81 Good 6 cyl.
engine, new trans. Good tires.
Sell whole or for parts. $300
(863)763-5067/763-0669
FORD F150 '91 XLT, auto,
V8, cold ac, runs great, many
new parts including new tires
$2500. neg. (863)697-2032
FORD F150 '92 Ext Cab, V8,
cold a/c $1000
(863)634-4672
TOYOTA PICK UP 1988, 4
cyl., 4 spd., A/C. Gas saver!
Runs excellent. $1800 or best
offer. (772)461-4044
The classified are the
most successful sales-
person In town.


CHEVY BLAZER, 1986, 6 cyl-
inder, a/c, runs well, needs
some work, $750.
(863)467-8263
KAISER JEEP '67- Military
M715, 4x4, 6 cyl, runs,
$650 neD. or will trade
(863)697-9704
TOYOTA 4RUNNER- '92, 4x4,
4 door, A/C, $2000. or best
offer. Moving, must sell.
863-697-9044


ENCLOSED TRAILER- 12' dou-
ble axle, $1500 or best offer
(863)697-9704.
HOME TRAILER, Bed 11 1/2'1
x 51/2'w $600.
(863)635-0079
TILT TRAILER 5x8, w/ re-
movable custom cap. Good
conditio-n. $550
(863)357-5754
UTILITY TRAILER, 6x10, with
siderails & 4 ft. gate, exc.
cond., $650. (863)763-1703


AEROSTAR WORK VAN '97-
runs great, low mileage,
$750 (863)824-0491.
Dodge 2500 Mark III, '96,
runs good, rides great, needs
transmission work, $2500.
(863)302-1483


DODGE RAM- '89, New tires &
transmission, 1st $1500
Takes it! (863)357-3564

Public Notices

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NOTICETOBIDDERS
Notice Is hereby given that the Glades
County Board of County Commission-
ers wl be accepting sealed bids from
qualified general contractors until 3:00
PM on Octber 31,2005 forthepro-
ject known as the American Legion
Shelter Retrofit
There will be a mandatory pre-bid confer-
ence atthe ob se locatedat 600 Riv-
erRdSW Moore Haven at 2:00 RM.
on October 20,2005.
Bids are to be delivered by mall to Glades
County Emergency Management, Post
Office Box 68 Moore Haven, Florida
33471 or in person to 500 Avenue J,
Moore Haven 33471. Plans may be
obtained at the above address or at the
office of H.L. Bennett, PE at 241 Yeo-
mans Avenue, LaBelle, Honda 33935.
Glades County reserves the right to reject
any or all bids and to award contract
to the lowest or best Bidder.
87636 CB.CGS, 10/6,13/2005
ON 9/29,30/2005
10/1stthmr12t/2005


Community Events


Healthy Start board meeting planned
The board of directors of the Okeechobee Healthy Start Coalition
will meet Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 11:30 a.m., in their office at 575
S.W. 28th St., which is in the New Endeavors School building. This
meeting is open to the public. The Okeechobee Healthy Start Coali-
tion is made up of citizens interested in promoting healthy families
and healthy outcomes for babies in Okeechobee. For information
about the coalition, contact executive director Kay Begin at (863)
462-5877.

Seminar to deal with Medicare issues
A complimentary luncheon seminar on the recent changes in
Medicare will be held Thursday, Oct. 13, at 10:30 a.m. at the Clock,
Restaurant, 1111 S. Parrott Ave. Some of the topics to be explained
are the changes made in Medicare, the new prescription drug benefit
and long-term care. For information or to make a reservation, call
(863) 385-0707.

Grief and loss support group to meet
Big Lake Hospice will hold daytime grief and loss support group
meetings on the second and fourth Thursday of each month begin-
ning, Oct. 13. The group will meet at the Big Lake Hospice office at
3543 U.S. 441 S. in the Northlake Village Plaza. The meetings are free.
For information, contact Karla at 800-299-4677.

Oktoberfest hosted by VFW Post #9528
VFW Post #9528 will host an Oktoberfest celebration Saturday,
Oct. 15, starting at 1 p.m. for a $7 donation per person. German food
will include schnitzel, bratwurst, sauerkraut, rotkraut, kartoffelsalat'
and more. Music will be provided by Alex and Johnny B. For informa-
tion, call (863) 467-2882.

AARP drivers safety course planned
The Crime Pre\ en ion' Unit of Okeechobee will sponsor an AARP
driver safety course on Oct. 15 and Oct. 22 from 8 a.m. until 12:30
p.m. both days. Tuition is $10 and must be paid by check. The event
will be held behind the office of the Okeechobee County Tag Agency,
307 N.W. Fifth Ave. Registration for these classes should be done in
advance. Participants do not have'to be members of AARP, or have
AARP auto insurance. All seniors 50 and over are invited. For infor-
mation, contact instructor D.J. Bryan at (863) 763-0351.

Martha's House plans Health Fair
Martha's House will be hosting a Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 15,
from 8 a.m. until noon at the American Legion, 501 S.Et Second St.
(behind the City Fire Department). There will be booths from various
organizations in our community. This fair is one of the events held in
October to highlight "domestic violence awareness mpnth". If you
would like to participate, call Martha's House at (863) 763-2893.

L.O.A.A. to host ride
The Lake Okeechobee Airboat Association (LOAA) will host a ride
at Cornwell on Sunday, Oct. 16, at 10 a.m. Participants are to meet at
the boat ramp. All area airboaters are welcome to bring their lunch
and spend the day riding with us. Cornwell is northwest of Okee-
chobee off U.S. 98. For information, contact the Andersons at (863)
763-6069.

Cut-a-Thon aides breast cancer foundation
Stafford's Salon, 3268 U.S. 441 S. in the Winn-Dixie Plaza, will
hold a Cut for the Cure Cut-a-Thon on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m.'
until 3 p.m. The event is being held to benefit the Susan G. Komen
Breast Cancer Foundation. Stafford's will donate 20 percent of the
funds raised on this day to the Komen foundation. For information or
to make an appointment, call (863) 763-3933. While appointments
are recommended, they are not required.

Vendors needed for benefit
The Joshua Matute Family Transportation Benefit needs vendors
to set up in the Okeechobee City Park on Oct. 29. Vendors needed
include arts and crafts, food, drink and entertainment. There will also
be a baking contest and prize giveaways. For information, contact
Niki Salmon at (561) 722-0401, or Hazel Wetherington at (863) 763-
3617.

Swimming pool hours announced
The Okeechobee Sports Complex swimming pool hours of opera-
tion are: Aug. 8 Oct. 30, Tuesday through Friday from 4 until 7 p.m.,
Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 until 5 p.m.
The pool is not open during school hours. For information, contact
the pool office at (863) 467-7667.





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Hospice plans yard sale
Hospice of Okeechobee will hold a yard sale on Friday, Oct. 14, and
Saturday, Oct. 15, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Hospice of Okeechobee
volunteer house at the corner of S.E. Fourth St. and Third Ave. All pro-
ceeds benefit patient care in Okeechobee.

4-H and FFA Club enrollment under way
All youth planning to participate in the 2006 Okeechobee Youth Live-
stock Show may enroll now but must be enrolled by Oct. 31, and be in
good club standings by attending monthly club meetings to be eligible
to participate in the livestock show.

Hammock State Park hosts festival
Highlands Hammock State Park in Sebring will hold their 20th Annu-
al Civilian. Conservation Corps Festival Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
There will be an antique car show, arts and craft vendors, live music,
kids activities, tram ride, hayrides, CCC Alumni Reunion, a cracker cow-
boy poet, pony rides, living history re-enactments and more! Park
admission is $4 per carload (up to eight people). Arts and crafts vendors
are needed. The participation fee is $10.70 for the entire day. Contact
Dorothy L. Harris at (863) 634-7695; or, by e-mail at
dorothy.l.harris@dep.state.fl.us for information or to request a vendor
picket. Interested food vendors should contact Nancy Davis of the Ham-
mock Inn directly at (863) 385-7025.

Girl Scouts to host tea party
The Okeechobee Girl!Scouts Pegasus Service Unit is hosting a special
Adult Tea Party for all adults who are involved in Girl Scouting and this
who were girl scouts in their youth, The tea will be held Sunday, Nov. 6,
from 2 until 4 p.m.,at the Episcopal Church of Our Savior, 200 N.W. Third
St. For information, contact Laurie Pharr at (863) 634-0465.
Regions accepts Red Cross donations
: All Regions, banks can now accept donations to the American Red
Cross disaster relief efforts. Cash and checks will be accepted at any
Regions bank. Locally, Regions Bank is located at 305 E. N. Park St.
Checks must be written to the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina
Disaster Relief Fund, and the customer will be given a Red Cross receipt.

Benefits help available for vets
Veterans and their family members that have been displaced due to
Hurricane Katrina and have moved to the Okeechobee may contact the
County Veterans Service officer for benefits assistance at (863) 763-8124.
The County Veterans Service Office is located at 462 U.S. 98 N. in the
County:Administration Annex. The office is open Monday-Thursday, 8
a.m. until 3:30 p.m., and on Friday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
DAR opens essay contest
It is again time for the National Society Daughters of the American
Revolution to sponsor their annual American Essay Contest. The contest
is open to public, private and parochial schools and those who are
home schooled and will start on the first day of school. The essays have
to be turned in by Dec. 1. This year's subject for grades five through eight
is "Benjamin Franklin- More than a Revolutionary". Jan. 17,2006, marks
the 300th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin's birth. "The Santa Maria to
the New World and the Apollo Mission to the Moon: Christopher Colum-
bus and the Astronauts" is the subject chosen for grades nine through
12. American Essay Contest Certificates and Excellence in History
Medals will be presented to the contestants. The winner from each
school will receive a monetary award. For information, call (863) 763-
2492.


Children's Ranch plans yard sales
The Real Life Children's Ranch, 7777 U.S. 441 S.E., will hold yard
sales every Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Funds from
the sales help support activities for the children. Usable donations are
always accepted and should be taken to the ranch on U.S. 441 S.E. For
information, contact Rosie at (863) 763-4242.

Civil Air Patrol is forming
The United States Air Force Auxiliary is forming a Civil Air Patrol unit
in Okeechobee, and senior members and cadets are being recruited.
Youths between the ages of 12 and 18 are eligible. Senior members are
needed to administer the unit and provide supervision for the cadets.
The three main missions of the Civil Air Patrol are emergency services,
aerospace education and cadet programs. Senior members and cadets
work side by side to accomplish these missions. If you are interested in
becoming a cadet or senior member, contact Gene O'Neill at the
Okeechobee Emergency Operations Center, (863) 763-3212.

Grace Christian Schools seek help
Grace Christian Schools has K-3 openings at this time. For informa-
tion, call Grace Christian Schools at (863) 763-3072.
Red Cross needs instructors
Have you saved a life today? Volunteer as an American Red Cross
Instructor and teach others the skills they need to save lives. You can
help the American Red Cross reach people in your community with
lifesaving training, including CPR, First Aid, Automated External Defib-
rillation, and HIV/AIDS Prevention. Contact the Okeechobee Branch of
the American Red Cross at (863) 763-2488 to find out more.

Red Cross seeks DAT volunteers
The American Red-Cross is looking for volunteers to be part of their
Disaster Action Team I DAT). The DAT is made up of a group of trained
volunteers~pto resp~iJid to local disasters such as structure fires, floods,
etc.-If you would like to give of your time and talents to help local citi-
zens in a time of disaster, please contact Debbie or Candace at the
American Red Cross Okeechobee Branch by calling (863) 763-2488.

Food pantry reopens
Okeechobee Presbyterian Church Food Pantry, 312 N. Parrott Ave.,
is open again. It is located in the back parking lot of the church. The
temporary gray box is stocked and .ready for anyone who needs food.
All you need is an I.D. The hours of operation are Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday from 9 a.m. until noon.

My Aunt's House seeking volunteers
My Aunt's House, Inc. a 501 (c) (3) organization is looking for two
to three volunteers to work in our Closet any day, or days, Monday
through Friday during the hours of 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. We are also look-
ing for a volunteer to become the director and a board member of The
Clothes Closet. The volunteer should communicate well with the pub-
lic and should be able to seek support from city and county officials,
business executives and other organizations. Work days and hours are
flexible. Call (863) 634-2306 for information.

New historical mugs on sale
The Okeechobee Historical Society has a new shipment of histori-
cal Okeechobee County Courthouse mugs and mugs with a picture of
the old High School for $6 each on sale at the Chamber of Commerce.
They also have a small booklet entitled "Pictorial History of Okee-
chobee" which sells for $4.


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