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Vol. 96 No. 275
Sunday, October 2, 2005
754 Plus tax
Rains may cut
VERO BEACH, Fla. Tiny,
blood-sucking flies that
plague Florida's coastline
should be less common this
fall, thanks to summer rains
that flooded areas where the
pests breed, says a University
of Florida expert.
Biting midges, also known
as no-see-ums, are a constant
presence during warm weath-
er but appear in greater num-
bers during October and
November, and again in April
and May, said Jonathan Day,
an entomologist with UF's
Institute of Food and Agricul-
tural Sciences. The fall popu-
lation boom follows peak
high tides that flood salt
marshes and hatch dormant
eggs stockpiled throughout
the summer months.
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With the arrival of the pumpkin
Okeechobee News/Lorna Jablonski
sparks the annual debate whether it is a fruit or veg-
Pumpkins have arrived for fall
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By Loma Jablonski
Big orange balls of pulp have
arrived in Okeechobee. That
means only one thing: it must
be fall! Their arrival sparks an
annual debate and a question
asked by elementary school
teachers across the state. Is a
pumpkin a fruit or vegetable?
Pumpkins are members of
the Cucurbita family which
includes squash and cucum-
bers. According to "Webster's
New World Dictionary", a
squash is a fruit eaten as a veg-
etable. That bit of information
also tells us that a cucumber is a
fruit, not a vegetable. But, that's
Pumpkins are grown all over
the world on six of the seven
continents, with Antarctica
being the sole exception.
They are believed to have
originated in Central America.
Seeds from related plants have
been found in Mexico, dating
back over 7,000 years to 5500
Native Americans used
pumpkin as a staple in their
diets centuries before the pil-
grims landed. When the settlers
arrived, they saw and tasted the
pumpkins grown by the Native
Americans and soon began to
use them as a regular part of
their diet too. Seeds were also
sent back to Europe, where they
quickly became popular.
Pumpkins are popular at Hal-
loween for carving Jack
O'Lanterns, but are used exten-
sively at Thanksgiving for a vari-
ety of dishes and for decorating
the home during the harvest
Did you know that there
were different varieties of pump-
kins and all are edible?
Sugar pumpkin or Sugar
Pie Pumpkins are the best ones
for baking and cooking. They
have a sweeter taste than other
varieties and a smooth texture.
Jack O'Lanterns can be
carved, painted and displayed,
then used in your favorite
recipes when their use as a dec-
oration is done.
Miniatures such as Jack B.
Littles do not have a lot of meat
in them. Most are used as deco-
rations, but they are definitely
Giant Pumpkins are not as
tasty as normal-sized pumpkins.
Their meat has the ten-
dency to be coarse and stringy.
They are mainly used in cook-
Pumpkins are also very good
for you. They contain high
amounts of Vitamin and potassi-
um. They are also high in fiber.
See Pumpkins Page 2
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Insects plagued Florida settlers
By Katherine Walker Worth
As told to MaryAnn Morris
I was born in Naples August 1,
1924 to Forrest Walker and Adnie
Prine. Walker. I married Fred
Arnold Worth Feb. 8, 1941. I1 sup-
pose I'm related to almost every-
.one around here one way or
another. My grandfather, James
R. Walker came down from Pine
Level in Manatee County after a
bad freeze in the 1890s to what
was then called Survey Creek,
Lee County, with his wife, Ella
and her half-brother, Jehu Whid-
den and his family. They built
their log homes there on 40 acres
of land each they bought from
the government. It took them six
years to pay for it. Now it's called
Bonita Springs. That's a whole
story of its own, but my daddy,
Forrest Walker, was born there
and after he married Mama in
Arcadia, they went to Marco to
A series about Florida's
pioneers and history
We didn't live there all the
time. Mama told me about one
time she and Daddy were living
in Bean City, down near Belle
Glade. She was only 14 years old
when they were married and this
was soon after. Papa and Grand-
daddy went away overnight and
she was all alone. Remember,
she was only 14. She got so
scared, she forgot to keep the
smudge pots lit to keep the mos-
quitoes away and in the morn-
ing, they found the horse dead,
killed by the mosquitoes. She
hated it there and they left soon
My husband's family lived
here in Okeechobee for awhile.
He went to school here in 1926,
The mosquitoes were bad
when I was young, too. I remem-
ber there were kinfolks who used
a bucket.with sand in it and we'd
pick up some dry cow chips to
bum for smoke to keep the bugs
away. We had "insect powder" B
Brand it was called. It was yellow.
I don't know exactly what it was,
butwe'd sprinkle some on top of
those burning cow chips or put it
in a tin lid on the floor. It smoked
and Buddy, it worked! It would
Fred did road building with
See Insects Page 2
Special to the Okeechobee News/Florida Archives
Mosquitoes were a real problem in South Florida and people
tried desperate and creative means to overcome them. There
was even a mosquito repellant tissue marketed during the
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News Briefs Rains may cut biting midge population
Wilbur to council
County Chamber of Commerce
member and supporter Nancy
Wilbur has been reappointed for a
term beginning Sept. 13 and end-
ing June 20, 2007, to the Florida
Independent Living Council by
Governor Jeb Bush.
Ms. Wilbur is the local voice in
this government-appointed council
and provides the Chamber with the
latest news of their activities and
decisions during monthly general
show coming here
OKEECHOBEE The Miniature
Horse Club of South Florida will
hold their Florida Miniature Horse
Show Oct. 22 and 23 at the Okee-
chobee 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 sen-
iors and $1.50 for students.
The American Miniature Horse
Registry classes will be shown Sat-
urday, and the American Miniature
Horse Association classes will be
shown Sunday. Halter classes will
be held both mornings, while per-
formance classes will be held in the
For information, call: (561) 798-
6129; (772) 341-7610; or, (863) 763-
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 chambers,
304 N.W Second St.
The delegation will hear con-
cerns and ideas for potential legisla-
tion. Members of the community,
as well as local and county govern-
ments, 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.
held each Wednesday
OKEECHOBEE The USDA,
rural housing service, can now
loan up to $172,632 for housing
mortgages for very low and low-
For prequalification for. this
loan, call (863) 763-3345 to reserve
your seat for one of our homebuyer
Classes are held on Wednes-
days, starting at 9 a.m.
People who have been dis-
placed to Okeechobee due to Hur-
ricane Katrina can contact Project
HOPE (Helping Our People in
Emergencies), 1600 S.W. Second.
Ave., at (863)634-1410, for crisis
counseling and referral to various
By Tom Nordlie
University of Florida
VERO BEACH, Fla. Tiny,
blood-sucking flies that plague
Florida's coastline should be less
common this fall, thanks to sum-
mer rains that flooded areas
where the pests breed, says a Uni-
versity of Florida expert.
Biting midges, also known as
no-see-ums, are a constant pres-
ence during warm weather but
appear in greater numbers during
October and November, and
again in April and May, said
Jonathan Day, an entomologist
with UF's Institute of Food and
Agricultural Sciences. The fall
population boom follows peak
high tides that flood salt marshes
and hatch dormant eggs stock-
piled throughout the summer
This year, summer rainfall left
standing water in many low-lying
coastal areas, making potential
egg-laying sites inaccessible, he
said. Biting midges lay eggs in
muddy soil but cannot deposit
them on top of standing water.
"Their loss is our gain, so to
speak," Day said. "Biting midges
aren't going to disappear alto-
gether this fall, but if you're on the
coast you'll probably get fewer
bites compared with years when
we had a dry summer."
Two coastal biting midge
species are affected by the situa-
tion Culicoides furens, which is
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Their seeds help avoid prostate
cancer in men.
There are numerous ways to
cook pumpkin. The following are
two recipes found in the "Pump-
kinNook" by Premier Star Co.
Cake Ingredients: 2 sticks (one
cup) of butter; 3 eggs; 2 and one-
half cups of flour; 1 cup of granu-
lated sugar; one-half cup of
Pumpkin (canned or fresh
pureed); one-half cup of sour
cream; 1 teaspoon of vanilla; 2
teaspoons of baking powder; 1
teaspoon of cinnamon; one-half
teaspoon-ofibaking soda and one-
third teaspoofi (or less) of salt.
Filling Ingredients: 8 oz. of
cream cheese; one-third cup of
granulated sugar; I egg; one-
fourth cup of canned pumpkin; I
tablespoon of corn starch and
one-half teaspoon of vanilla.
Preparation of filling: 1. In a
mixing bowl, beat ingredients
until very smooth. 2. Set aside and
prepare cake batter. 3. Pour into
glass dish on top of batter as
described in cake instructions.
Preparation of cake: 1. Pre-heat
oven to 350 degrees. 2. In a large
bowl, cream butter, sugar and
vanilla until light and fluffy. 3. Add
eggs and beat well. 4. Add flour,
baking powder, baking soda, cin-
namon and salt. 5. Mix in pump-
kin and sour cream. Blend thor-
oughly until smooth. 6. Pour
AP Photo/University of Florida/IFAS/Marisol Amador
Jonathan Day (left) and Roxanne Rutledge, entomologists
with the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricul-
tural Sciences, hold vials containing biting midges at UF's
Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory in Vero Beach -
Thursday, Sept. 29. The tiny, blood-sucking flies plague Flori-
da's coastline in October and November but should be less
common this year, thanks to summer rains that flooded low-
lying coastal areas where the pests breed, Day said.
found along the coast throughout
the state, and Culicoides barbo-
sai, found in coastal marshes pri-
marily in South Florida, said Day,
who studies biting insects at UF's
Florida Medical Entomology Lab-
oratory in Vero Beach.
Populations of inland biting
midge species will probably be
reduced as well, he said. Though
less prominent than their coastal
one-half of batter into a buttered
13x9-inch glass baking dish. 7.
Add the filing mix, spreading the
batter evenly in the dish. 8. Add
remaining batter and lightly swirl
into filling. 9. Bake for 50 to 55
minutes. 10. Allow to cool. 11. Cut
into twelve servings.
Ingredients: 1 cup of mashed
cooked pumpkin or winter
squash, 5 tablespoons melted but-
ter, 5 tablespoons milk, 1 tea-
spoon vanilla, 2 beaten eggs, 16
chopped, pitted dates, land three-
quarter cups of flour; I teaspoon
of baking powder; one-half tea-
spoon of baking soda, 1 teaspoon
of salt, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon,
one-half teaspoon of nutmeg and
one and one-third cups of sugar.
1. Pre-heat oven to 350
degrees. 2. Mix together mashed
cooked pumpkin or winter
squash, melted butter, milk, vanil-
la, beaten eggs and chopped pit-
ted dates. 3. Mix with flour, baking
powder, baking soda, salt, cinna-
mon, nutmeg and sugar. 4. Grease
muffin pans, or use baking cups.
5. Pour batter into muffin pans. 6.
Top each muffin with a pecan half.
7. Bake for 20 minutes and 8.
Allow to cool before serving.
Finally, if you are really creative
and brave, try baking the pump-
kins the way the settlers did. They
hollowed out the pumpkin, mixed
milk, honey and spices inside it
and baked it until done. Good
cousins, inland biting midges are
found near lakes, swamps, low-
land marshes and livestock pas-
Florida is home to about 50
species of biting midges, but only
a handful are significant human
pests, said Roxanne Rutledge,
another entomologist at the UF
laboratory. Rutledge recently
wrote a profile on the biting
midges of Florida, which can be
found online at
Adult females feed on blood to
obtain nutrients they need to pro-
duce eggs, and their bites cause a
sharp, burning pain, she said.
Because the midges measure less
than one-eighth of an inch long,
they are seldom seen by their
"The bites can be very annoy-
ing, but in the United States there
are no human diseases caused by
the biting midges," Rutledge said.
"Some people do have a mild
allergic reaction and experience
welts and itching for a couple of
Despite the temporary popula-
tion decline this fall, people going
outdoors in biting midge habitat
should take basic precautions
against the pests, she said.
"Wear long-sleeved shirts and
long pants if possible, and use a
repellent containing DEET on
your exposed skin," Rutledge
said. "Try to avoid outdoor activity
at dawn and dusk, especially if the
air is still."
Biting midges are weak fliers,
so homeowners can blow the
pests away from patios and decks
with large electric fans, she said.
Screened-in pools and porches
may need to be protected with
fans as well, because biting
midges can pass through most
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Unfortunately, little can be
done to control the pests on a
large scale, Rutledge said. No
community in Florida, or any
other state, has a biting-midge
"The biggest problem is,
there's no option for destroying
the larvae in a way that's econom-
ical, efficient and environmentally
sound," she said.
Because biting midges lay their
eggs in muddy soil, vast areas can
be used for breeding, Rutledge
said. Locating eggs or larvae
requires close examination of soil
samples, which takes time. Even
if larvae are located, there are no
safe, approved insecticides that
can penetrate the mud to reach
"For now, the biting midges
have the upper hand, and we just
have to rely on low- tech solu-
tions," she said.
The lack of large-scale control
options can be frustrating to the
public, and to public-health offi-
cials, said Jonas Stewart, director
of the Volusia County mosquito
control program in Daytona
"We get calls from citizens
asking for help with biting
midges, and the only thing we can
do is spray for the adults, which
only works temporarily," Stewart
said. "People sometimes assume
that controlling biting midges is as
easy as controlling mosquitoes
and, unfortunately, it's not."
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the state road dept. I would go with
him and we'd live in the state road
camps in a trailer near where they
were building. One time it was
down in Homestead. There the
sand gnats (no-see-ems) were so
bad I'd put diesel fuel on the
screens about every three days to
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try and keep them out. They were
just awful and the mosquitoes as
Granddaddy told that when he
was a young man they hunted cat-
tle around Lake Okeechobee for
Lykes Brothers near where Okee-
chobee is now around Basinger
and Fort Drum. He said the horses
would be knee deep to belly deep
in water. They would take their
bread and their meat that had been
cooked in bear or pork grease in
until it was dried out, but there
were always oranges and grape-
fruit growing in the tree hammocks
they could eat. He said that the Indi-
ans would plant the seeds left after
they had eaten a piece of fruit. So
after they ate a piece of fruit, they'd
plant the seeds, too. When me and
my husband would go deer hunt-
ing, we'd eat them, too. Later peo-
ple would take the old sour orange
root stock and graft the good citrus
on to it.
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COP CARS: I don't know who is complaining about the cop cars
dropping off kids at school. Maybe someone is unhappy because
they got a ticket. Maybe they don't like to obey the speed limits and
don't like it when cop cars are around. As a parent, I would be glad if
there cop cars seen at the schools more often because it would help
keep the kids safe. If someone knows there are often cops there
before and after school, then there is going to be less of a chance of
anyone causing any trouble at the school. The kids are most vulner-
able to the bad guys drug dealers, gangs, sex offenders, etc. -
when they are on their way to school or leaving school to go home.
If there are cop cars around, the bad guys are not going to be want-
ing to hang around near a school. Think about it from the viewpoint
of a parent.
NEW ORLEANS: I agree with the caller who said we should help
the people who were left homeless by the hurricanes, but we
should not use tax money to rebuild the parts of New Orleans that
are below sea level. If you are going to build new housing, build the
housing on higher ground. The old part of the city, which is on high-
er ground, did not flood. It was the newer developments that were
built on the old marshland that are now flooded. Frankly, they never
should have built houses on that land to begin with. It was only a
matter of time before it was flooded. It would be foolish to build
there again. Because of its geographic location, New Orleans should
not be as big as it was. They crowded in housing in areas that were
not safe. Now we are all paying the price.
CORRUPTION: I wonder if the people who were so fast to blame
the president for the fact that they levies failed in New Orleans are
reading the papers now and watching the news. The problem was
not that Louisiana was not given enough funding to make the levies
safe. It now appears that the levies may not have been built to code
to begin with, and that someone probably took a payoff to sign off
on the work. New Orleans is famous for its corrupt politicians. I sus-
pect the corruption within the local government there was the root
of all of the problems.
AGRI-CIVIC CENTER: I am glad that the county commissioners
are finally considering the possibility that they need to give people a
break with the prices on the aggravation center. The place is empty
most days because people cannot afford to use it. Our tax dollars
paid for the thing, even if it is not what we thought we were going to
get. Our tax dollars pay the upkeep. They could at least let us use it
at a reasonable fee. It is not really suitable for many things. Who
wants to have a concert in a place that isn't air conditioned? Having
graduation there was a disaster when they tried. it. What we really
needed was a big hall like the Doyle Conner building in Moore
Haven or the John Boy Auditorium in Clewiston. What we got was a
fancy rodeo arena, which is not as big as .the rodeo arena already in
town. But for those who can use it, they could at least make it more
affordable. What good does it do anyone just sitting empty?
AARP drivers safety course planned
The Crime Prevention 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 e'ent
Will be held behind the office of the Okeechobee C(unty Tag Ager nc,
307 N.W Fifth Ave. Registration for these classes should be done in
advance. Participants do not have to be members of ARP, or hae
AARP auto insurance. All seniors 50 and over are invited. For infor-
mation, contact instructor D.J. Bryan at (863) 763-0.35 1.
Martha's House to hold 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.E. Second St.
(behind the City Fire Department). There %\ill be booths from various
organizations in our community. This fair is one of the events held in
October to highlight "domestic violence awareness month". 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
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lunch and spend the day riding with us. Cornwell is northwest of
Okeechobee off U.S.. 98. For information, contact the Andersons at
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A.A. meeting from 7:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the Church of Our
Saviour, 200 N.W. Third St. It will be an open step meeting.
Okeechobee Model Airplane Club will meet at the Peace
Lutheran Church, 750 N.W. 23rd Lane. For information, contact
David Fox at (863) 763-3296.
Chobee Christian Cycles will meet at the Clock Restaurant,
1111 S. Parrott Ave., at 6:30 p.m. For information contact Gene
Roddenberry at (863) 610-1841 or (863) 634-1723, or Holly
Stewart at (863) 610-1251.
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
Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave., at noon. All Rotarians and the
public are invited. For information, contact Bill Bartlett at (863)
Family History Center meets from noon until 3 p.m. at the
Church'of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 310 S.W. Sixth St.
Anyone interested in finding who your ancestors are is welcome
to attend. There is Census, IGI (International Genealogical
Index), Social Security Death Index and military information
available. For information, call (863) 763-6510 or (863) 467-
Camera Club meetings will be every other Tuesday, from 5:30
until 6:30 p.m. Learn types and uses of film, speeds and tech-
nology 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 public is
invited to participate with vocal and/or instrumental music. For
information, contact Douglas Chiropractic Center at (863) 763)
The Widow and Widowers Support Group meets at 8:30
a.rn. at the Clock Restaurant, 1111 S. Parrott Ave., for breakfast.
For information, 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-
Bipolar Bears meets at 11 a.m. at Welcome House, 1925 U.S.
441 S.E. It is a self-help group that offers support and education
for people who have been diagnosed with clinical depression,
bipolar, schizophrenia, schizo-affective disorder or dual diagno-
sis. For information, call (863) 467-1026.
The Okeechobee Jaycees will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Ameri-
can Legion Post #64, 510 S.E. Second St. The Jaycees would
like to welcome all energetic young people between the ages of
21 and 39, who are interested in working towards the better-
ment 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 Sav-
iour, 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 informa-
tion, 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-
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 (Sobri-
ety 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 vet-
erans 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 vio-
lence, other women's issues are also addressed. One support
group is held everyWednesday 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.
Cut-a-Thon aides breast cancer foundation
SStafford'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.
Church plans Oktoberfest 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 beverage. Tickets
are $5 each. There will also be a white elephant sale, cake walk,
50/50 drawing, prize giveaways, kids games and a country store. For
information, call (863) 763-5042.
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 should go to the hall. Communion will be
served to in the hall at this Mass.
St. Theresa's will host Sunday school
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 conference
room of Okeechobee High School. The public is invited. For infor-
mation contact Daryl Roehm, OHS athletic director, at (863) 462-
5025; or Jeff Robinson, president, at (863) 763-2525.
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: 3 from 7:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Applications to become a home-
owner 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.
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 WN. Park St. For information, contact Dr. Douglas'
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 SW 16th St.The pur-
pose of the meeting is to discuss future library programs and servic-
es, as well as where funds have been spent: Officers will also be
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 Fellowship (for-
merly 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 walkwill be announced.
Transportation board to meet
The Okeechobee County Transportation Disadvantaged Coordi-
nating 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.
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 am.
until noon. Free health services will include blood pressure screen-
ings, diabetes screenings, eye exams, HIV screenings and skin can-
cer. 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-
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 meet-
ing is open to the public. The Okeechobee Healthy Start Coalition 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
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.
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 proceeds benefit patient care in Okeechobee.
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 infor-
mation, call (863) 467-2882.
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Transcript provides insight into Tiger's year
By Daniel Shube
I was provided the transcript of
an interview by Kelly Tilghman of
The Golf Channel and Tiger Woods
that was conducted in'Las Vegas. It
provides some insight into Tiger's
year, his equipment and his
thoughts on his game. It is rather
lengthy, so I have edited it down for
your reading enjoyment.
Kelly Tilghman: Tiger, I'll begin
with your two Major championship
wins, three other wins this year
including the dramatic theater at
Doral against Phil Mickelson. That
was something to watch right
there. Your No. 1 world ranking is
fully intact. Once again early in the
spring you regained that. Incredible
season. Share some of your
thoughts on 2005 what it means to
Tiger Woods: The season has
been absolutely incredible. I won S[
two tournaments prior to Augusta,
so I had a bunch of confidence The SaQ
going in and I have played not so tures a
well starting out. Put a ball in the with less
water there on 13 and hit the back with les
of the bunker on 1, turned it SasQuat(
around, ended up winning the boring tra
championship. Some kind of lucky is recom
chip there on 16. Crash in the hole players.
somewhere and Nike ripped me
for not having the logo centered, Tour use,
but that's all right. because ol
It was just an absolutely incredi- and my lor
ble week and so far it has been an don't spin t
incredible year to have played the kind of nee
career Grand Slam twice. I still in the air. S(
think the greatest golf course in the nier ball. I ti
world is St. Andrews. To have won it further t
there again this year is absolutely carry balls
incredible. What a fantastic week couldn't ca
that was for myself and my entire don't feel
K.T.: There's more to come. game a lot.,
Stay tuned. B) the way, on the old K.T.: It
course you averaged able if you,
341-point-something yards off the pulled to de
tee. It's just ridiculous, equipment
T.W: Well, I am hitting it fur- you are play
their. Absolutely no doubt about ing it, and i
that. thoughts on
K.T.: What do you attribute the T.W: Ij
increase in the distance to? sion with R
T.W.: Well, I finally stepped up ago and w
and used technology. I was kind of Beach, rigl
stuck there in the stone ages. I kind Cup and I t
of didn't I didn't want to adhere to tle bit high
the advances of the technology and ball over,
what Nike-was offering. I stayed haven't put
with a 43 and a half-inch driver, I haven't c
steel. At least they convinced me to exactly wh
go to a lighter shaft, so it's only 117
grams or whatever it was. So .1
stayed with that for awhile and did-
n't really get the distance I wanted. I
still wanted to spin the ball and 20th AA
stuck with that thing, and every-
body passed me by. So then I decid- O
ed last year at the Tour Champi-. Contest
onship to go ahead and make the
switch. I went to graphite, went to Nan
45 inches, and I went to the 460
head. They showed .. .me Add
number-wise, where I miss the golf
ball; I always miss it low and on the Pho
heels. I grip a Persimmon. With the
Persimmon, you always miss low A respo
or on the heels or off left, it always
cut back in the fairway every time. General
Well, according to the numbers, on The Con
the 460 I'd pick up 10 yards hitting to inden
low on the heel. Well, that's signifi-
cant, a miss-hit going further. I tried and offi
it, I thought it was BS. I went on the and/or c
golf course; I kept hitting the ball in participate
the bunker that I couldn't hit it over.
I said, "Hey, this is pretty sweet."
I put it in play in the Tour Cham- Signed:
pionship. Played well there, played M
really well in Japan and it all started
tolling after that. Put a new ball in at
Mercedes. Went to, again, a ball-
had a little faster course. Still spun or d
more than most of the guys on The Pe
by Daniel Shube
special to the Okeechobee
News/Courtesy of Nike
uatch Tour 460 fea-
taller face height
s breadth than the
ch 460 for a more
ajectory. This driver
mended for better
but I need the spin
f.my launch conditions
ig irons and my driver, I
he ball a whole lot. So I
od the help to get the ball
o I stuck with a little spin-
ell you what; I am hitting
han I have ever had. I
s over bunkers that I
arry over a year ago. I
I am any stronger but
y certainly helped my
?would( be bunderstand-
dian!t want or feel com-
eviate from your current
t considering how well
ying with it. Are you test-
f you are, what are your
just went through a ses-
ick Nichols not too long
re tested it at Newport
it before The Presidents
tested it. I hit the ball a lit-
er. I was able to turn the
which is exciting. I
one in play yet because
quite got the numbers,
ere I'd like to have them
so far. But as everyone knows, I am
kind of the last one to switch. I am a
little slow on the draw, so until
something I see is better than what
I am using right now, I won't make
the switch. It's really close, just a
matter of time before they hit it
right on the number and off I go
and probably pick up a little bit
more distance as well, and also
K.T.: In your opinion, how will
the SasQuatch (Nike's,new driver)
fare with the consumers out there?
T.W: Well, I tell you what, I
think they hit the ball higher. Geom-
etry certainly helps them. I was test-
ing with John Cook. Cookie was
hitting the SasQuatch and he actu-
ally hit mine with the wrong shaft
in it. But he was hitting it with a little
heavier shaft than he's accustomed
to and he was hitting it further. It
helped him because he has a ten-
dency to cut the ball a little bit. It
cured that. He hit the ball off
straighter, turned the ball over, hit
the ball flatter, higher but flatter and
he was pretty excited about it.
So it certainly can help Tour
players and it certainly can help
amateurs. Amateurs slice the ball
more than we do, unfortunately. I
think it certainly will help them a
K.T.: What about the
SasQuatch Fairway woods, are you
testing those as well? '*
T.W: I have tested it. It's pretty
cool. I can actually hit a 3-4ood up
in the air. My 3-wood right now, the
T60, l am hitting it further and flatter
but I would like to hit the ball a little
bit higher because I have found
that I am driving the ball so much
better that I don't really hit a
3-wood off the tee as much. My
3-wood was basically put in play to
hit the ball further than my previous
3-wood, Titleist 3-wood, so I can hit
the ball off the tee, not into the par
5s. Well now, I am not afraid to.pull
out a driver on every hole and I
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know I can put it in the fairway. So
the 3-wood I hit a little bit flat I need
to get a little bit more hangtime into
the par 5s. I think the SasQuatch is
going to help me get the ball in the
air. The testing I have done so far
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one that I can shape the way I want
The Nike SasQuatch will hit the
market November 1. Stay tuned for
more from Kelly and Tiger next
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Farm Bureau backs
Fla.'s honey industry
ranks number three in the
nation in production of honey,
right behind California and
North Dakota. But Florida bee-
keepers are struggling for sur-
vival, beleaguered by pests, hur-
ricanes and low honey prices.
They are seeking ways to guar-
antee the continued viability of
Solutions to their problems
may at least in part lie with
new marketing techniques,
including vertical integration,
new quality standards and devel-
oping a distinctive "brand" to
differentiate Florida honey from
"We are encouraging produc-
ers and packers to develop a
sound marketing approach to
improve profitability," said Car-
olee Howe, a Florida Farm
Bureau assistant. director of agri-
cultural policy assigned to work
with the apiary segment of the
Florida Farm, Bureau, the
state's largest general agricultur-
al organization, brought bee-
keepers and packers together
with marketing experts from the
Florida Department of Agricul-
ture and Consumer Services.
The result may be a new market-
Florida Agriculture Commis-
sioner Charles H. Bronson has
expressed concern about set-
backs suffered by the state's
honey industry, including
destruction of honeybee
colonies caused by mites and
"We are encouraging
producers and packers
to develop a. sound
marketing approach to
Florida Farm Bureau
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hurricanes and declining prices
due to cheap, imported honey.
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ment's Division of Marketing
and Development to help devel-
op strategies to ensure the future
viability of the honey industry.
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agricultural industry have a
stake in making sure beekeepers
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for pollination of citrus, melons
and many other crops."
Farm Bureau has hosted sev-
eral strategy sessions, the latest
with representatives of the
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that meeting several producers
and packers last week agreed to
explore the creation of a cooper-
Florida honey producers and,
packers who want information
about the formation of the mar-
keting cooperative can contact
Jerry Latner, president of the
industry steering committee, at
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Car Pool 110
Share a ride 115
Card of Thanks 120
In Memoriam 125
Give Away 140
Garage/Yard Sale 145
Special Notices 155
900 Numbers 160
BROWN BRINDLE- Medium
size, vic of U-Save, nice dog.
Call to identify
CHIHUAHUA Vic. of Burman
Rd.. Please call to identify
FEMALE HUNTING DOG-
Underhill Road & CR 721, call
to identify (863)467-1521.
Found: small puppy, brindle
white, corkscrew tail, Bass-
GREETING CARD- With Gift
Certificates. Call to identify.
BEAGLE, Lost 9/28. Close The
Forestry Station on NW 50th
Drive. Please Call.
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.
CUR DOG, Female, Red w/
white blaze, last seen near U-
save. "Suzie' Missing on 9/14.
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
ALUMINUM ROOFING PANELS
12" wide. Free for the taking.
FREE DRYER- Working condi-
tion, Broken timer.
KITTENS- (2) 8wks old, to
good homes, very cute, 1
male-1 female, in/out litter
KITTENS, Very c100! Free To
Good Homes Only!
Black/white & orange/white.
MIN PIN/GOLDEN RET. PUPS
1 m, 1 f, jet black, 8wks old,
good w/ kids. Odd match but
Prime Grove & Development Acreage
* Excellent Income and Development Potential
* Located in Highlands County, in the heart of
Central Florida, this property boasts over
three miles of frontage on SR-70.
* Parcels range from 30 to 160 acres.
Buy one parcel or buy the entire tract.
* Features 5000' Airstrip and access to
over 18 miles of navigable waterways.
* Take advantage of the tax incentives and
benefits grove ownership offers.
* Broker participation and 1031
Auction Site: American Legion Placid Post 25
1490 US-27 North Lake Placid, FL.
Call for information & due diligence packet
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M.E. Higgenbotham, CAI, FL Lic #AU305/AB158
Acre LAND AUCTION
Central Florida Income & Development
Real Estate offered in 26 Parcels
* Located in Highlands County, in the heart of
Central Florida. This property has over four
miles of road frontage including I mile
on U.S. 27.
* Parcels range from 8.7 Ac. w/ CB Home to.
50 acres. Shop & Maintenance Bldg.
Buy one parcel or buy the entire tract.
* Features 10 operating wells 8" 14".
* Take advantage of the tax incentives and
benefits grove ownership offers.
Placid Post 25
N. Lake Placid, FL.
Casl for i'tormaiion & due diligence packet
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RIDING LAWN MOWER- Free!!
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Job Information 225
Job Training 227
ALL ABOUT YOU
Is accepting applications
for home health aides,
home makers & Part Time
Registered Nurse for the
Please call (863)824-8733
Experienced with tools
Bus maintenance a plus
Call Robert (863)634-3332
MASONS & LABORERS
Top pay & great benefits. Call
(561)793-5924 or 718--1227
& TRANSPORT COMPANIES
Drug free work place. Apply in
person at: Wooley's Sheds
2570 NW 16th Blvd
FT. Exp. with HIV/AIDS
and knowledge of com-
munity resources help-
ful. Bilingual pref. Must
have valid FL driver's lic.
and good driving record.
Apply at FL Community
Health Centers, Inc.
15858 S.W. Warfield
Blvd., Indiantown, orfax
Needed immediately in
Tallahassee area. Good pay,
steady work. Call Florida
Screened Enclosures at:
(229)378-0839 ask for Jesse
Ful Tie 111
C & B FARMS in Clewiston
2000 Acre Special Vegetable Farm.
Must have Agricultural Eng. Bach. Degree
plus 2 yrs. exp. with germination/production/soil
Must write/speak fluent Spanish.
Fax resume to 863-983-8030.
King Ranch, an agricultural operation
located in South Bay,
currently has a Field Mechanic
position available in the South Bay and/or
Must have experience repairing farm equipment
and implements. Must have your own tools. Valid
Florida driver's license required.
Full benefit package available including
medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k)
and retirement plan. Paid vacations, sick days
For an application, please call (561)996-7257.
Start a new career in the much needed field of
nursing as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Complete the
Hospitality Assistant course/training at Okeechobee
Healthcare Facility and become a CNA in 4 weeks. Next
class begins soon. Instructor RN/experienced teacher has
a very high CNA exam passing rate. Qualified CNAs are
then eligible for LPN training. Good benefits.
Apply In Person For Further Details:
406 N.W. 4th Street (863) 357-2442
Immediate Openings CNAs
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
All shifts: Full/Part Time. Good Benefits.
Apply In Person To:
406 N.W. 4th Street. (863) 357-2442
Lykes Bros, Inc.
Ranch Division --
has an opening ...-
for PDF to oversee *
operation for approximately eight tractors
involved in the planting/production of
pastures. To supervise fertilization pro-
grams, chemical applications, weed con-
trol and pasture maintenance programs.
Successful candidates would have prior
experience with pasture grasses & a valid
Florida Drivers License. Accepting appli-
cations Mon-Fri 8am-3pm
Lykes Bros, Inc. Ranch Division
106 SW County Rd 721
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Drug Free Workplace AA/EOE/M/F/D/V
Lykes Bros, Inc.
Applicant must have one
(1) year prior experience with farm & die-
sel equipment, have own tools & a valid
Florida Drivers License. Applications ac-
cepted Mon-Fri 8am to 3pm at:
106 SW County Rd 721
Drug free workplace. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V
DUMP TRUCK DRIVER
CDL (A or B).
Experience a must.
Needed Loader & Dozer for
construction in Port St Lucle.
F u l T i e I l
F u l T i e I l
Must have experience.
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Apply At: 406 N.W. 4th Street
Call: (863) 357-2442 for more info.
Immediate Openings All Shifts
Full Time/Part Time RN's & LPN's
Apply In Person To:
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
1646 Hwy. 441 North
Housekeeping Full Time
Dietary (Kitchen Help)
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Apply In Person Only At
Business Office, 406 N.W. 4th Street
Drivers :- --
MAKE BIG MONEY
Get Home Every Night!
I i *-
Minimmum -a years o age, Class AUL
I P I
Safety Administrative Assistant
We are looking for an outgoing personality
with strong customer service skills.
The ideal candidate will have:
Ability to handle multiple priorities
Strong communication / organizational skills
High attention to detail
Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.
Submit resume to:
I e-mail ptougasi,', walpoleinc.con I
or fax: (863) 763-7874
or apply in person:
Walpole, Inc.. 269 NW 9"' Street
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Big Lake Hospice
DO YOU HAVE A HOSPICE HEART?
At the end of the day our RN Leaders
and staff know they have made a posi-
tive difference in people's lives.
RN PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR
DIR: CLINICAL SERVICES
BIG LAKE & FT PIERCE
Competitive Salary/Excellent Benefits
772-403-4561, Fax 772-403-4529
Small Company with Well
Maintained Equipment is
looking for: Experienced,
Drivers. Must have: Class
A License and be willing to
work 51/2 days.
Choice of work area from:
Orlando south or Longer
Trips to north Florida/
South Georgia. Permanent
work with a variety
i- - -
Service Electrician for
ILocal work. Must have
Igood driving record, DFWP *
Benefits, 401k, Pd hol &vac
SBig Lake National Bank
preferred, however will train
the right candidate. Join our
team and enjoy an excellent
including medical, dental,
life insurance and 401 K
Apply in person at
107SW 17 St., Suite B.,
Okeechobee. EOE, DFW.
2nd and 3rd shift,
Computer Experience a
Plus, Benefits Available
Syfrett Feed Company
3079 NW 8th Street
Call Mr. Lonny Griggs,
How do you find a job
in today's competitive
market? In the
of the classified
Loaders, Dump Trucks
Next Class: Oct. 24th
Train in Florida
Job Placement Assistance
Associated Training Services
Exp. a must. Sign
on bonus. .High
mobile home dealer
Please Fax Resume to:
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,
Pipefitters, Pipe Layers.
P/T & F/T Positions.
P/T & F/T position.
Applications available on
W&W Lumber of Okeechobee
now accepting applications
for Cashier & Hardware help.
Bi-Lingual a plus. DFWP
ITIC CA CV it ICT PAN I I
Okeechobee News, Sunday, October 2, 2005
Tow truck driver
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
Bi-lingual, Live Ins.
LPN/MA full time needed for
busy derm. office, great
salary & benefits. Fax re-
PATIENT ACCT. REP
and excellent benefits.
Fax resume to
apply at FL Commu-
nity Health Centers,
1100 N. Parrott Ave.
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.
METAL FRAMING: Looking for
possible limited partnership
who has contacts in residential
drywall/metal framing. I have
license, ins., trailer & tools.
b leads you
Money Lenders 310
Tax Preparation 315
Child Care Needed 410
Child Care Offered415
License # CBC055264
Screen Rooms, Carports
Aluminum Roof Over
JACK'S TOP SOIL
Shell Rock &
Bob Cat Work.
Air Conditioners 505
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Books & Magazines535
Business Equipment 545
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Drapes, Linens & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Health & Reducing
Household Items 630
Medical Items 650
Musical Instruments 660
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools & Supplies 685
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
' TIckets 720
Toys & Games 730
Wanted to Buy 740
AIR CONDITIONER-'05 York
3.5 ton package unit w/heat
AIR HANDLER, Trane, 2.5 ton,
220 volt, with heat, $150-.
CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONER:
3/ Ton w/10OKW Electric Heat,
50' of 14" Flex duct. Used 3
mo's. $999 (863)357-0240
CHEST FREEZER- Small,
Works good. $75.
DRYER/WASHER like new,
$250 for both'
(863)467-4366 / 634-2303
FREEZER, UPRIGHT: Ken-
more. Like new. $200.
REFRIGERATOR GE Profile,
4yrs. 23cu ft, ice/water dis-
STOVE: 30", Electric, Like
new. $100 (772)215-9168
Here's a one-step method of simultaneously quilting
and appliqueing that allows your imagination to run
'free. An 80-page guidebook, "Appliquilt," includes
.step-by-step instructions and- full-size patterns for
nine quilt designs that range from whimsical to tra-
Appliquilt (No. B173)... $12.95
Learn to Do Applique in Just One Weekend
(No. AN4179).. $7.95
Please add $3.00 s&h
To order, circle item(s), Please be sure to
clip & send w/ check to: include your name,
U-Bild Features address and the name o
P.O. Box 2383 this newspaper. Allow
Van Nuys, CA 91409 1-2 weeks for delivery.
Or call (800) 82-U-BILD
Money Back Guarantee Bt
REFRIGERATOR- Gibson Frost
Clear, Almond, Works great,
Very cold! $50.
STOVE, MAGIC CHEF, White,
4 Burners, Oven storage
drawer. Works great! $75.
WASHER & DRYER: Large ca-
pacity. Like new. $225.
WASHER- Purchased new In
'03 from Sears. $100.
TANNING BED under 1 yr
old, maybe used 6 times. Pd
$2000 asking $1400
CLOSET MAID: Closet System
Parts, All brand new. Left over
from new construction. $150.
INSULATION PANELS- 2.5 x
x12x12', all for $25
PATIO SLIDING GLASS DOOR
w/track. $25. (863)675-3944
BOYS WINTER CLOTHES, size
6-9 mos., $20 takes all.
INFANT CAR SEAT- With at-
tached base. Very good con-
PLACE SETTING FOR 8, Ro-
senthal China, w/all addition-
al pieces, wheat pattern,
$450 neg. (863)357-2233
ADULT/KIDS CLOTHES 16
baana 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-
Football & Baseball Card Col-
lection $500 or best offer
ID BRACELETS- (2) not alike,
gold finish, engraved "Eliza-
beth" 1.950's, $20 wili sen
S' sp(63)93-1 848. '
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.
IBM COMPUTER- DVD, CD
burner, 17" monitor, wireless
keybrd/mouse, $450 neg
BED, Canopy: King Sz w/ Sim-
mons Beauty Rest xFirm Mat-
tress. Paid over $1600, Asking
BED, Twin w/drawers below.
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.
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.
Entertainment Center, So-
fa/Sleeper, Rocking Chair,
Recliner, Hutch, $150 will
sell sep. (863)675-1621 aft 6
KING MATTRESS SET- with
frame, 1 yr old, $75
KITCHEN TABLE, $50.
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.
CLUB CAR, '97- Exc. cond.,
good batt/charger, $1599.
EASY GO Good cond. good
battery & charger. $799.
Neg. (863)697-1350 or
GOLF CART- Club Car, '91,
Electric, Great condition.
GOLF CART- Club Car, '97,
Body shell, no frame. $175.
GOLF CART: Club Car, Lifted,
Gas Powered. Lights, Wind-
shield, $2200. (772)462-2211
MATCH BARREL Stainless
Steel, custom made, for AR
15. $200 (863)357-5754
REMINGTON 870- 12 gauge
Shotgun, Good cond. $150.
STAR SA 9 mm- Semi-auto
pistol,- 2 magazines, ammo.
CARDIO HEALTH EXERCISER-
Nordic Track Sequoia Model,
digital readout, $150.
POWER CHAIR- Golden Alante
New, still have manual/war-
ranty Pd $6000 asking
$1000 neg 863-634-9620
TOTAL GYM- Chuck Norris,
Excellent condition, w/extras.
RICE MAKER, Hardly used.
ELECTRIC CHAIR, HOVER-
ROUND, Never used. $1500.
ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR Jet
1, red/grey. Used very little
LIFT CHAIR- electric, excellent
PATHWAY RAMP, heavy duty,
made of aluminum with a
raised tread surface, $150.
WHEELCHAIR RACK electric,
for wheelchair or scooter.
DISPLAY SHOWCASE, 5 Ft.,
Glass. Good condition. $150.
MINI BLINDS, white, vinyl,
w/hardware, (4) 47" wide,
(2) 36" wide, (1)28" wide,
35 neg. (863)467-2434
RUG YARN- cut packages,
100+ Unopened and many
part pkgs all colors, $20
DRUM SET. BY' TAMA, Brand
rnew symiools &-stands.,
$650 or best offer.
ORGAN Yamaha, excellent
shape $500 (863)675-0235
BABY QUAKER & Black head-
ed Counard, $170 will sell
BEAGLE, Male, 1 yr. old, Tri-
Colored, CKC papers. Loves
kids. Up to date shots. $100
BEAGLE- Male, 2yrs old, Tri-
colored. C.K.C. papers,
Loves kids, House broke,
$150 863-484-0314 Lv msg
BEAGLE PUPS- 8wk, shots,
AGA registered, Call Monica
BLACK SILKIE CHICKS, $.5
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
DOG PEN Chain link, 4 pan-
els, 10x6 + door. $100
PIT BULL PUPS- great around
horses & cows 2M-1-F UTD
on all shots, $150
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
ROOSTERS (3) Rhode Island
Red. Well fed, penned. $30
for all or will separate.
HOT TUB- Like new, Excellent
condition, 18 jets, Seats 6
babylock, Ese, hoops, cards,
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,
CAR CD PLAYER- Pioneer,
DEH-P47DH, fits GM-Chrys-
lers, retails $300; sell $200
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.
GENERATOR- Makita, brand
new, never used, cost $2000
sell for $1200
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.
VACUUM CLEANER Small
WANTED: FL ART
A.E. Backus, H. Newton,
Highwaymen Art. Paying
Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed..'Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Prodyce 820
Services Wanted 830
Lawn & Garden 850
APPALOOSA 1lyrs old, &
Blue Roan 3yrs old. Good
horses. $1600 for both
MINIATURE STUD HORSE-
31" tall, child broke, incld,
saddle & tack, 2yrs old,
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,
RIDING LAWN MOWER'98
Snapper, 9h/p. Runs good, like
new condition $450 or best of-
RIDING MOWER, Murray, 14.5
hp, 42" cut. Auto trans. $550.
Business Places 910
Farm Property -
House Rent 930
Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
Apt, 1BR, on the water n /ac-
cess to lake, no pets, $800
mo. + util., 1st; last & sec.
ANCIENT OAKS- Adorable
2br, 1ba, A/C, Heat, Carport,
Front porch, Util. incl,
amenities, pet ok, avail
BUCK HEAD RIDGE 2br, 1ba
Nice! On canal. $975 mo. No
pets. For more info call
(561)746-0448 or 352-5977
BUCKHEAD RIDGE, 3 Br, 2 Ba
on the water. No utilities, un-
furnished. $1000 mo.
OKEE 2br, 2'sba. 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.
TREASURE ISLAND, 3 Br, 2
Ba on water. No util., unfur-
nished, cathedral ceiling, shed,
carport. $1000. mo.
Available Late Spring
If Interested, Call Judy
ROOMMATE WANTED: In Up-
scale Neighborhood. $575 mo.
+ I/2 util. Cable/Internet incid.
Vaa ionI o ieHm
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CONDO, On Ft. Myers Beach,
Fully Furnished. Sleeps 4. Oct.
15th-Oct. 22nd. $700.
Business Places -
Property Sale 1010
Townhouses Sale 1015
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection 1060
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080
Drive Thru Drink & Conven-
ience Store, business & real
estate, Highlands County,
$325K plus inventory,
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.
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.
2/2 Split Floor
Carport & Shed
Low Lot Rent
Seminole Cove, 2br, 2ba, new
screened room/carport, new
BEAUTIFUL 40 acre ranches.
Located Hwy 98 N. Close to
town, lots of game. Improved
pasture & partially wooded.
21,500 per acre
Ft. Drum Ranchette, 5 acres,
high & dry, fenced, w/single
wide mobile home, new
elec., beautiful property,
' 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
We Buy & Sell Vacant Lots
Mobile Home Lots 2005
Mobile Home- Parts 2010
Mobile Homes Rent 2015
Mobile Homes Sale 2020
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
2br, 1ba, good for 1 person
or couple, No pets,
$450/mo, $450 dep.
TAYLOR CREEK: Waterfront,
2 BR, I1 Ba, shed, carport,
docks, lawn maintenance incld
$900 mo. (863)697-3898
TREASURE ISLAND 3 BR, 2
BA, Partially Furnished, Non
Smk. Env., No pets. 1st., last
& sec. dep. 863-697-1033
AQUA ISLES Lot J-10. All
appliances included, furnished,
Walking distance to river.
La Belle- Sacrifice 12'x 46'
Modular office unit or resi-
dence with A/C. You move
LaBelle- Sacrifice 24'x 64'
Modular office unit or resi-
dence, 2 A/C units You move
MOBILE HOME '91 SW 14x66,
3 Bdrm., 2 Ba, Zone II, You
must move. $4500. N. Ft.
RIVER BEND- Adult M/H Park
2br, 1/2ba. Florida room, roof
over, partly furn. Grt shape
in/out $19K (863)763-2005
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 30?0
Marine Miscellaneous ?025
Sport Vehicles ATVs 3035
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
PONTOON BOAT, 22' Crest w/
trailer, 60 hp Mercury w/stain-
less steel propeller. Low
hours. $9500 (863)357-2704
PONTOON BOAT '99 20ft,
Smoker Craft, 50hp Johnson
o/b. Trolling motor w/ trailer
REGAL- '97, 21', 4.3 Mercury
cruiser w/tandum trailer,
Fresh water use only
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-
TRI HULL BOAT- 14" with trir,
and 55hp Homelite motor,
Collectors item, $400 or best
TRI HULL BOAT, 16', walk thru
windshield, 60 hp Mariner
outboard motor & trlr, $1500
CAMPER- Free! You haul! 16',
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-
SIC- '99, 15,746 mi., Fully,
loaded, Hard" bags
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 GOLDWING GL1200
'85-Gd cond., 61K mi, blue,
am/fm/cd, full dress. Must sell
$2400 neg. (863)634-4754
HONDA SHADOW 500- '85,
Good condition, Runs great
$1500 or best offer.
SUZUKI INTRUDER- '99, 5223
mi,Straight pipes, Garage
kept, $4000 or best offer
YAMAHA BLASTER '04 -
200ccw/ many modifications
and low hours $2500 or best
DUNEBUGGY- '2000, Street le-
gal. With trailer $2500 or
best offer. (863)697-9044
GO-CART- Silver Fox, 2 seat,
Used very little. $800.
HONDA 250 FOURTRAX '87, 4
Wheeler, Good condition.
LeBelle- Live in Travel Trailer,
'93, 32', New Refrigerator
unit & A/C, $8000.
MISSING- AIRSTREAM '74-
31ft, recent new roof top AC,
vic of West Palm Beach
91405, Reward if found
TRAILER MOBILE- '74, 48',.
Good shape $2500 or best
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks 4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
Chevy Corsica, '94, runs
good, needs TLC, $500 or
best offer. (863)447-5540
gears, $300 or best offer
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.
TONNEAU COVER- by ARE fits
Chevy S10 or 6 ft bed truck
Excellent condition $300.
TOOLBOX full size, like-new
condition, diamond plated,
single lid, $120
TOYOTA PICKUP- '90, ext
. cab, 4x4, V6, Wrecked in
front. Parts or all $1000. or
best offer. (863)990-9256
TRANSMISSION- Rebuilt GM,
BUICK RIVIERA '92 2dr
coup, extra clean, noisy mo-
tor that needs replacing.
CAMARO- '80, Auto, Runs,
Needs work, $1750.
(863)697-3258 or 634-6601
CHEVY CAMARO '92- R/S
Runs & looks great. $3000 or
best offer (863)634-6927
CHEVY CAVALIER- '96, 2
door, A/C, Tinted windows
approx 135K, $25010.
DODGE NEON- '2000, 4 dr,
72K, Tinted windows, Clean,
A/C, Runs good. $6000.
FORD CONTOUR '96 Cold
a/c, good condition, runs
well $1300 or best offer
FORD MUSTANG 1992,
Coupe, 4 cyl. w/5 speed &
cold air. $1500 or best offer.
FORD TAURUS 1991, Ice Cold
Air, Excellent running condi-
tion. $2000. (863)467-7581
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.
Honda Civic DX Hatchback,
'89, wrecked but did run, for
parts, $300 or best offer.
HYUNDAI SCOOP '95 a/c,
cd, runs great, great on gas.
LINCOLN TOWN CAR '92- 4dr,
runs great, $1200 or best of-
LINCOLN TOWNCAR, 1988 -
Good cond., black rag top,
new tires, cold a/c, $1000.
MERCURY SABLE '93 white,
tinted windows, cruise control.
runs great & great on gas.
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
NISSAN NX 2000 '93 Wht,
5spd, ac/pf, t bar roof, tinted
win, cd, 140K mi, rebuilt trans.
$1250 863-677-0459 An-
OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SU-
PREME 87, V8, Auto. All pow-
er, A/C. Works well. Needs
work. $500 (863)763-9592
PLYMOUTH- '95, 4cy, good
Mdiaiiii: Blue, 305, Runs great
j .''ns J 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
VW RAIL BUGGY & PARTS -
needs work. $350 or best of-
BOOM TRUCK, w/bucket,
$2000 or best offer.
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 (4W0) 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.
JEEP- '85, Selling parts or
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-
BUCKET SEATS- 2, $50. Will
DODGE OMNI '89 for parts
only. Good tires, engine has
42K orig mi. $300
ENGINE- for '89 Honda Ac-
cord, 2.2, w/tranny, 89K ogg
miles $150 (863)697-6731.
MOTOR- '83 Ford, $150 takes
motor & truck
POSI TRACTION UNIT- with
Gun Cabinet plan
(No. 646)... $9.95
Gun Cabinets Package
3 plans incl. 646
(No. C124)... $21.95
Catalog (pictures hundreds
of projects)... $2.00
Please add $3.00 s&h
(except catalog-only orders)
To order, circle item(s), clip
and send with check to:
U-Bild, P.O. Box 2383,
Van Nuys, CA 91409.
Please be sure to include
your name, address, and the
name of this newspaper.
Allow 1-2 weeks for delivery.
Or call (800) 82-U-BILD
Money Back Guarantee
TRUCK TOPPER for small
p/u, excellent condition. $70
TRUCK TOPPER- Fiberglass,
full size, maroon, asking
$150 or best offer
CHEVY PICK UP 1990, A/C,
V8, Dependable. $1500 or
trade for 150 hp. or larger boat
CHEVY SILVERADO '87, 305,
Auto, All Power, CD, A/C,
CC, Bedliner, Reese hitch
DODGE DAKOTA-'88, 318,
Motor needs work, As is,
FORD F100 1983, A/C, Auto.,
New Carb., New tires, 2
Tone Blue. $2500 Firm.
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
TOYOTA PICK UP 1988, 4
cyl., 4 spd., A/C. Gas saver!
Runs excellent. $1800 or best
CHEVY BLAZER, 1986, 6 cyl-
inder, a/c, runs well, needs
some work, $750.
KAISER JEEP '67- Military
M715, 4x4, 6 cyl, runs,
$650 neg. or will trade
TOYOTA 4RUNNER- '92, 4x4,
4 door, A/C, $2000. or best
offer. Moving, must sell.
ENCLOSED TRAILER- 12' dou-
ble axle, $1500 or best offer
HOME TRAILER, Bed 11 1/2' I
x 51/2'w $600.
TILT TRAILER 5x8, w/re-
movable custom cap. Good
UTILITY TRAILER, 6x10, with
siderails & 4 ft. gate, exc..
cond., $650. (863)763-1703
'AEROSTAR WORK VAN '97-
runs great, low mileage,
Dodge 2500 Mark III, '96,
runs good, rides great, needs
transmission work, $2500.
DODGE CARAVAN '94 runs
good, clean van. $1150
DODGE RAM-'89, New tires &
transmission, 1st $1500
Takes it!l(863)357-3564 .
Public Notice 5005
State Public -
Legal Notice 5500
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that the Glades
County Board of County Commission-
ers will be accepting sealed bids from
ualified general contractors until 3:00 '
M on October 31,2005 for the pro-
ject known as the American Legion
There will be a mandatory pre-bid confer-
ence atthe job site located at600 Riv-
er Rd SW Moore Haven at 2:00 RM.
on October 20, 2005.
Bids are to be delivered by mail to Glades
County Emergency Management, Post
Office BoAx 68 Moore Haven, Flonda
33471 orinpersonto 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-
mane Avenue, LaBelle, Florida 33935.
Glades County reservesthe rightto reject
anyor all bids and to award contract
to the lowest or best Bidder.
87636 CB,CGS, 10/6,13/2005
This handsome do-it-yourself
gun cabinet has space for six
long guns, plus a roomy cab-
inet below. It measures 80 in.
tall by 21 in. wide by 14 in.
14 The Okeechobee News, Sunday, October 2, 2005
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