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Vol. 96 No. 298


Brief

Hurricane recovery
announcements
For updates on hurricane
recovery information, see the
Emergency Operations Center
website at www.okee-
chobeeeoc.com.
A dusk to dawn curfew
went into effect Sunday, Oct.
23. It will remain in effect from
day to day at the discretion of
Okeechobee County Sheriff
Paul May. All residents are
asked to stay off the streets
during the curfew period
unless on official business.
Okeechobee County
Schools will be closed Tues-
day, Oct. 25. Announcements
for Wednesday and beyond
will be made on all West Palm
Beach television stations, on
local radio station WOKC
(1570 AM) and on the IRCC
radio station WQCS (88.9 FM).
Announcements will also be
shared with local and regional
newspapers.
All Okeechobee County
and City of Okeechobee gov-
ernment offices will be closed
Tuesday, Oct. 25.
All Okeechobee Utility
Authority customers are urged
to conserve water.
Garbage collection will
run one day behind this week.
For more information on
garbage collection, call 357-
0111.

The special meeting of
the board of directors of the
Okeechobee Utility Authority
(OUA) scheduled for 8:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 25, has been
rescheduled for 8:30 a.m. on
Tuesday, Nov. 2.
Boat ramps at Scott Dri-
ver, Lock 7 and Okee-Tantie
are closed.
The Okeechobee Minis-
terial Association's prayer
walk scheduled for Tuesday,
Oct. 25, has been postponed.
The Okeechobee County
Agri-Civic Center will be a
staging area for relief supplies.
It is schedule to open at noon
on Tuesday, Oct. 25.
The Okeechobee Plan-
ning Board/Board of Adjust-
ments and Appeals meeting
that was scheduled for Tues-
day, Oct. 25, has been can-
celled and will be rescheduled
for Tuesday, Nov. 1.



Lake levels

15.57 feet


Lake level
LastYear:
17.71 feet -
(SOURCE:
South Florida
Water Management District.
Depth given in feet above sea
level.)


Index


Classifieds
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Community
Crossword
Obituaries
Opinion ..
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Weather ..


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Okeechobee News
Hurricane Wilma's high
winds and heavy rain left
Okeechobee County battered
and flooded, with damage to
mobile homes, downed
power lines and uprooted
trees blocking roads.
But the biggest concern fac-
ing local officials is water.
"We will run out of water
shortly," OUA Engineer John
Hayford said Monday at the 5
p.m. meeting in the. South
Florida Water Management
District's Okeechobee office.
"Both pump stations in the
lake are pumping mud and we
are using more water than we
produce to clean the filters.
"I looked out this morning
and it was a mud flat."
The high winds of Hurri-
cane Wilma, pushed the water
in Lake Okeechobee south,
creating a storm surge on the
south end of the big lake and
exposing the muddy lake bot-
tom on the north end.
When the winds changed,
the water rushed back, churn-
ing the mud and water togeth-
er.
The utility authority relies
on the two lake pumps for the
bulk of the water processed
each day.
He said the groundwater
plant only pumps half a million
gallons of water a day, and the
average daily demand is 3 mil-
lion gallons a day.
"We're going to have to
make some choices," he said.
County Administrator
George Long asked Army
Corps of Engineers representa-
tive to help with options. Ideas
being considered include put-
ting a pump on a barge to take
it out deeper into lake, using
water from the Rim Canal or
using water from the old shell
pit.
Mr. Long said it is important
for all OUA customers to start
conserving water immediately.
"A choice is going to have to
be made here," he said.
"Doing without water is not
one of them."
Okeechobee County suf-
fered substantial damage from
the storm, said Emergency
Operations Director Gene
O'Neill. He said half of the
county is without power.
"A lot of our damage is to
mobile homes," he said.
The Treasure Island and
Taylor Creek areas received
heavy damage, Mr. O'Neill
added.
He said they are not allow-
ing anyone into those areas
without identification showing
they live there.
Mr. O'Neill said there was

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Heavy rains from Hurricane Wilma turned parking lots into lakes.


FEMA trailers at the Okee-Tantie Recreation Area were
overturned by the high winds of Hurricane Wilma. All of
the residents were forced to leave the park when it
closed Sunday evening, so no one was injured.


The Okeechobee County Sher-
iff's Office Marine Unit building
at Okee-Tantie lost part of the
roof during the hurricane on
Monday morning.


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Pieces of aluminum and other debris litter the ditches around Okeechobee County, torn
and scattered by hurricane force winds.


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also damage at the airport, with
hangers "disappearing" and
planes flipped upside down.
Approximately 1,000 Okee-
chobee residents rode out the
storm in county shelters.
As of 5 p.m. Monday, only a
handful of people were still at a
shelter. However, county officials
believe more people may return
to the shelters if there is more
rain.
The American Red Cross will
consider opening the old Kmart
building as a shelter. If the Kmart


building was too damaged to
use, they may consider using the
Okeechobee Civic Center on U.S.
Highway 98 as a shelter.
A shipment of water and ice is
due at the Okeechobee Agri-Civic
Center on State Road 70 on Tues-
day. Distribution should start at
noon.
Sheriff Paul May said 20 to 30
county deputies are on patrol
around the county, with special
emphasis on the Treasure Island
and Taylor Creek areas. He said
100 members of the National
Guard will be in Okeechobee
Tuesday morning.
"The cooperation of the Fire
Department, Florida Power and


Light and the County Road
Department have been outstand-
ing," the sheriff said.
The sheriff said search and
rescue efforts include trying to
identify the out-of-town home-
owners and let them know their
property has been damaged.
Bill Casian reported Rauler-
son Hospital had some flooding
during the storm, with water
coming in from the atriums at the
center of the buildings. He said
they had 85 patients in the hospi-
tal at the height of the storm.
"We locked down the hospi-
tal at the height of the storm,"
said Mr. Casian. "No one was
allowed in or out."


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High winds from Hurricane Wilma overturned trees through-
out the county, in many cases blocking roadways.


He said they had some dam-
age to the canopies on the out-
side of the building and lost a
sign in the parking lot. The hospi-
tal lost power during the storm
and switched to a generator. Mr.
Casian said they switched to the
generator when power began
fluctuating because some of their
medical equipment cannot func-
tion properly with fluctuating
power.
"It was a tough storm but we
got through it," he said. Mr.
Casian said the hospital has a
well, which can be used as a
backup water supply.
Reports from other area coun-
ties were shared over the EOC


conference call:
90 percent of Palm Beach
County was without power Mon-
day evening. The county had
5,000 people in shelters. The
main road to Belle Glade, State
Road 80, was closed due to
debris. Palm Beach County has
imposed a 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. cur-
few.
Martin County reported
extensive damage in Indiantown.
Curfew is 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Glades County reported at
least 70 homes destroyed and
five businesses badly damaged.
No report was available
from Hendry County.


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By Cindy Bailey

LABELLE The South Florida
Water Management District hosted
an Acceler8 Construction and Busi-
ness Outreach Symposium at
LaBelle Civic Center, on Wednes-
day Oct. 19, to introduce the Accel-
er8 and SFWMD construction proj-
ects, to local businesses in LaBelle.
The South Florida Water Man-
agement District, as stated qn its
Web site, is a regional, agency that
oversees the water resources in the
southern half of the state. It is the
oldest and largest of the state's five
water management districts.
The eight Acceler8 projects are:
C-43 (Caloosahatchee River) West
Reservoir, Everglades Agricultural
Area Reservoir Phases 1 with
Bolles and Cross canals improve-
ments, Everglades Agricultural
Area Stormwater Treatment Area
Expansion, Picayune Strand
(Southern Golden Gate Estates)
Restoration, C-44 (St. Lucie Canal),
Reservoir/Stormwater Treatment
Area, Water Preserve Areas, Bis-
cayne Bay Coastal Wetlands -
Phase 1 and C- 111 Spreader Canal.
In the next three months more
than $70 million in contract servic-
es will be solicited by the SFWMD
under the Acceler8 program. Sever-
al solicitations will be issued for
smaller projects in order to involve
small companies in the area.
SFWMD allows companies to
bid on contacts up to $50,000 with-
out being registered. Pre-registra-
tion is required for construction
work above $50,000.
Stated on an information leaflet
given out on Wednesday evening,
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tiative by the SFWMD is helping
smaller, local firms be part of the
action. Rio-Bak Corporation, a gen-
eral contractor with an office in
Belle Glade, was awarded two con-
tracts in September for the Acceler8
Site Preparation Work on
Stormwater Treatment Area 2, Cell
4 in the amount $436,500 and
$417,000 the projects are located
along U.S. 27 in western Palm
Beach County. This was the second
and third Acceler8 contract award-
ed as a result of the initiative.
Acceler8 has three upcoming
projects, Stormwater Treatment
Area 2, Cell 4 Expansion Project in
Palm Beach County. The solicita-
tion was issued in October 2005,
the construction is planned for Jan-
uary 2006, with an estimated con-
struction cost of $15-$18 million.


The second project is EAA Storage
Reservoir, (Construction Manage-
ment at Risk) in Palm Beach Coun-
ty. Solicitation was issued in Octo-
ber 2005, the planned award for the
contract is January 2006, with an
estimated cost of $60 million. The
third project is C-44
Reservoir/Stormwater Treatment
Area Test Cells Project in Martin
County. The solicitation will be
issued in November, the planned
award for the contract is January
2006, at an estimated cost of $10
million.
There is another opportunity to
attend the Construction Sympo-
sium, in Okeechobee on Thursday,
Oct. 27, between 3-7 p.m., the loca-
tion is to be determined. All infor-
mation can be found on the Web
site.


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The Theta-Beta Club was quite popular in the Okeechobee schools. This is a photo of the club members in 1943. Many
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Upcoming Events

Tuesday
Alanon meeting will be held at the Church of Our Savior, 200 N.W.
Third St., at 8 p.m.
Grief and Loss Support Group meets every Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the
Hospice Building located at 411 S.E. Fourth St. in Okeechobee. Everyone
is welcome. For information, contact Enid Boutrin at (863) 467-2321.
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 mili-
tary information available. For information, call (863) 763-6510 or (863)
467-5261.
Widows and Widowers support group meets at 8:30 a.m. at the Clock
Restaurant, 1111 S. Parrott Ave., for breakfast. For information, call (863)
357-0297.
Rotary Club of Okeechobee meeting at noon at the Golden Corral
Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave. All Rotarians and anyone else interested
are invited. For information, contact Bill Bartlett at (863) 467-4663.
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) 4320.
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 infor-
mation, call Earl at (863) 763-0139.
Bible study at the Living Word of Faith Church, 1902 S. Parrott Ave., at
7 p.m. Informal and informative discussions bring many Bible truths to life.
Everyone is invited.
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 diagnosis. For information, call (863) 467-
1026.
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 gbspel music is invited to participate. For information, contact Dr.
Edward Douglas at (863) 763-4320.
Wednesday
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 701
S.W. Sixth St. It will be a closed discussion.
Narcotic Anonymous (NA) meet in the New Horizon building, 1600
S.W. Second Ave., from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. For information, call (863) 763-
1191.
Lakeside Cruise'n Car Show'will meet from 7 until 9 p.m. in the Wal-
Mart parking lot in front of the Garden Center. Just stop by to show a car
you may have, or check out the cars and visit with the car owners while you
listen to the great oldies music.
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 each Thursday at 6 p.m. at Mt. Olive Mission-
ary Baptist Church, 1057 N.E. 14th Ave. For information, call Shirlean Gra-
ham at (863) 763-2893.
Thursday
Tantie Quilters meets every Thursday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the
Historical Society Museum on U.S. 98 N. For information call Margaret
Smith at (863) 467-8020, or Janet Rinaldd at (863) 467-0183.
Family History Center meets from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter Day Saints, 310 S.W. Sixth St. Anyone interested in finding
who your ancestors are is welcome to attend. There is Census, IGI (Inter-
national Genealogical Index), Social Security Death Index and military
information available. For information, call (863) 763-6510 or (863) 467-
5261.
Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee will-meet from noon until 1 p.m. at Vil-
lage Square Restaurant, 301 W. South Park St. All Kiwanis and the public
are welcome. For information, contact Ray Worley at (863) 467-0985.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 47 will meet from 5 until 6:30 p.m. at
the United Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. Please join us or ask
questions. Call Doris at (863) 467-5206 or Hazel at (863) 763-4923, for
information.
Christian Fellowship Prayer group meets at 9:30 a.m. in the fellow-
ship hall at 412 N.W. Sixth St. For information, call (863) 763-5996.
Cowboys for Christ will meet at Dunklin Memorial, 407 N.W. Third Ave.
Everyone is invited. For information, call Mike Fletcher at (863) 357-6257.
Martha's House Inc. sponsors weekly support groups for women who
are, or have been, affected by domestic violence and abusive relation-
ships. The support groups meet at 6 p.m. For information, call (863) 763-
2893, or call Shirlean Graham or Irene Luck at (863) 763-2893 or (863) 763-
0202.
Grief Support Group for parents who have lost a child will meet at 7
p.m. The group will meet at the Okeechobee Presbyterian Church, 312 N.
Parrott Ave. For information, call Stephanie at (863) 763-2893 days, or
(863) 467-2480 evenings. If you know of someone that might need this
group, please pass the word.
The Social Security Administration Office has moved to the One
Stop Center, 123 S.W. Park St., in Okeechobee. Representatives will be
available from 9 a.m. until noon.
Free Adult Basic Education/GED and English as a second lan-
guage classes from 7 until 9 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 701
S.W. Sixth St.
Gun-Owners of Okeechobee meet at 7 p.m. at the American Legion,
501 S.E. Second St. Anyone interested is invited. For information, contact
Merv Waldron at (863) 467-5744 or Dan Fennell at (863) 467-9461.
Ongoing Caregiver Support GroupHospice of Okeechobee and the
Area Agency on Aging sponsor a caregiver support group every Thursday
at 2 p.m. Anyone who is caring for an ill family member is welcome. The
group is facilitated by social workers and provides an opportunity for care-
givers to give one another support, information and ideas. The meetings
are held at Hospice, 411 S.E. Fourth St. For information, call (863) 467-
2321.


Community Events

OHS teams selling discount cards
The OHS Brahman boys and girls basketball teams are selling
their annual discount cards for $10 each. The card offers continu-
ous discounts to 18 various businesses throughout the year. If
you would like to purchase your discount card, contact coach
Enrico or coach Pung at (863) 462-5043.

Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers
Habitat for Humanity, an ecumenical housing ministry work-
ing in partnership with the community and local families in need,
is looking for volunteers to help complete construction on their
first house. Construction experience is appreciated but not
required. Work days are Saturdays and Tuesdays from 8 a.m.
until 1 p.m. Volunteers are also needed to work on the following
committees: public relations, fundraising, legal advice, family
support and volunteer coordination. An experienced bookkeep-
er is also needed. Call (863) 357-1371 for information.

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 accept-
ed 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.

Baptist Church opens library
First Baptist Church Library invites everyone to check out
books, tapes, CDs, DVDs and Christian materials. They are open
Tuesday 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.

DAR opens essay contest
It is again time for the National Society Daughters of the Amer-
ican 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 anniver-
sary 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 win-
ner from each school will receive a monetary award. For'infor-
mation, call (863) 763-2492.

VNA to give flu shots
The Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) will be giving flu shots
in their offices at 208 S.E. Park St: The shots will be given from 9
until 11 a.m. and from 1 until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. They
will also be given on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
There is no charge for Medicare patients. For those who do not
have Medicare, the charge will be $30.

Martha's House planning banquet
In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month,
Martha's House will hold their annual appreciation banquet on
Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Okeechobee County Civic Center on U.S.
98. The banquet is open to the public and is being held to say
thank you to the community for your continued support in the
fight against domestic violence. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m.
Please RSVP by calling (863) 763:2893.

Collaborative council meeting planned
The Community Collaborative Council of the Okeechobee
County Shared Services Network will hold their monthly meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held in the
boardroom of the Okeechobee County School Board office, 700
S.W Second Ave. The purpose of the meeting is to allow the
community to identify issues, collaborate and share information
regarding services for children and their families. Guest speakers
will be Lonnie Kirsch, homeless liaison for Okeechobee County;
Tom Jones and Lindsey Mann, from Eckerd Youth Alternatives,
and Ken Kenworthy will present the Safe and Drug Free report.
The public is invited. For information, call Sharon Vinson at (863)
462-5000, ext. 257.


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After a hurricane, emergency
supplies rushed to storm victims
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ready to eat."
MREs are made for the U.S.
military. They are designed to
have a shelf life of three years at
temperatures up to 80 degrees or
up to six months at 100 degrees
Fahrenheit. For short periods,
they can survive temperatures as
low as minus 60 degrees and as
high as 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
The packaging is designed to
survive a parachute drop of 1,250
feet or a non-parachute drop of
100 feet.
While the meals are nutrition-
ally balanced, civilians are
advised to read the ingredient
labels before consuming the
MREs.
Remember, these meals were
designed for soldiers in the field.
Soldiers in the field are working
hard, running, hiking, carrying
heavy packs, fighting, digging


trenches, etc. They burn up a lot
of calories. So each MRE contains
about 1,200 to 1,300 calories.
Those spending 16 hours a
day, working outdoors, clearing
hurricane debris might need
calories to. burn. Less active peo-
ple who eat three MREs a day
may soon find themselves pack-
ing on excess weight.
Since MREs are designed to be
stored for years without refrigera-
tion, they are also packed with
chemical preservatives. Those
who are sensitive to such chemi-
cals should be careful. Of special
concern are the effects of food
additives and chemicals on chil-
dren with ADD or ADHD. Some
food additives make chemically-
sensitive children hyperactive.
The ingredients used to manu-
facture MREs are also highly
processed, which gives them a
longer shelf life. However, this
means a lot of the natural nutri-


tion is removed from the foods,
leaving white flour and white
sugar as main ingredients. To
compensate, they "enhance" the
foods with vitamin additives.
The result is while MREs are
the best portable meal yet
designed for combat troops in the
field, they are not generally rec-
ommended for anyone else,
unless you are in an emergency
situation and have nothing else to
eat.
Each MRE contains a main
entr6e, side dish, dessert, cracker,
spread, beverage powder, coffee
and utensils. Entrees might.
include: grilled beefsteak with
mushroom gravy, barbecued
pork rib, beef ravioli, cheese and
vegetable omelet, chicken breast
filet, chicken fajita, chicken with
salsa, hamburger patty, beef
stew, chili with macaroni, penne
with vegetables and sausage in
spicy tomato sauce, veggie burg-


er in barbecue sauce, cheese
tortellini, vegetable manicotti,
beef enchiladas, chicken with
noodles, Sloppy Joe filling, cajun
rice with sausage, pot roast with
vegetables, spaghetti with meat
sauce, chicken tetrazzini, jamba-
laya, chicken with cavatelli, and
meatloafwith gravy.
If you do find yourself in the
situation where you must eat
MREs, consider sharing a meal
with someone else. One MRE
contains as many calories as
some people eat in a whole day.
Try to eat the most nutritious
parts of the meal. The desserts,
such as the pound cake, are
mostly empty calories -- a bonus
if you need an energy burst to
charge up a hill to take an enemy
position, but not a good food
choice for a more sedentary per-
son.
Be aware that even the fruit
may contain sugar and other addi-


tives to lengthen the shelf life.
The self-heating packages are
fun for those who enjoy science
experiments. The FRH is a water-
activated exothermic chemical
heater designed to heat the
entree of an MRE by raising the
temperature of the 8-ounce
entree by 100 F in 12 minutes. It
works by chemical reaction. You
add water to the pouch contain-
ing powdered chemicals to start
the reaction. The food pouch is
then placed in the hot water to
warm.
Since powdered chemicals
are involved, this is not some-
thing children should be allowed
to play with or use unsupervised.
Before making any change to
your diet or exercise plan, con-
sult your doctor. This is especial-
ly important if you are on pre-
scription medication. Some
drugs interact badly with foods
that would otherwise be consid-
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Health Briefs

Diabetes support
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Raulerson Hospital's dia-
betes support group will meet
Thursday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. in
the hospital cafeteria. This is a
free community program. For
information, call Wanda Haas,
RN, CDE, at (863)763-5093.
VNA to give
flu shots
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flu shots in their offices at
208 S.E. Park St. The shots
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At the Movies ,

The following movie is now _
showing at the Brahman Theatres
Ill.


Movie times for Friday, Oct. 21,
through Thursday, Oct. 27, are as
follows:
Theatre I "Exorcism of Emily
Rose" (PG-13) Showtimes: Friday
at 7 and 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sun-
day at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9 p.m.; Mon-
day at 3 and 7 p.m.; Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday at 2,
4:15, 7and 9 p.m.
Tickets are $5 for adults; chil-
dren 12 and under are $4; senior
citizens are $4 for all movies; and,
matinees are $3.50.
For information, call (863) 763-
7202.


Briefs

Library hosting
computer classes
The Heartland Library Cooper-
ative is a six library cooperative
serving Highlands, Hardee, DeSo-
to and Okeechobee counties. The
Heartland Library Cooperative will
be holding basic and advanced
computer classes throughout the
six libraries in the four-county
area. A technology information
trainer will take a mobile comput-
er lab to each location four times
per month to teach computer
classes. The classes will teach
basic computer skills such as how
to start up and use a computer,
how to log-on to the Internet and
how to communicate via e-mail
with friends and relatives. The
more advanced computer class
will teach how to keep the com-
puter clean and how to send pic-
tures. You.may also contact your
local libraries for these same class-
es. In Okeechobee, call (863) 763-
3536 or contact Gabriell Turner,
information tech trainer, at
gabi@myhlc.org.
Child Find
helps kids
Your local Florida Diagnostic
and Learning Resources System
(FDLRS) Center now offers a serv-
ice known as Child Find. Child
Find helps find and identify chil-
dren up to 21 years of age who
may need special education serv-
ices. The primary focus is on 3-
and 4-year-old children not yet in a
schoolsetting; Child Find provides
free screenings on speech and lan-
guage, development, vision, and
hearing. For information, contact
Debbie Wagner at (800) 358-8525.
Volunteers are
needed at Hospice
Hospice of Okeechobee, Inc.
has volunteer opportunities avail-
able in Okeechobee assisting the
patient care and administrative
teams to provide Hospice services
to Okeechobee area residents. Per-
manent and part-time volunteers
provide direct patient support serv-
ices such as companionship, tele-
phone contacts, letter reading,
main caregiver relief and other
non-medical assistance. They also
assist Hospice in fund raising, cleri-
cal and office support. Age is not a
barrier. For information, visit Hos-
pice-of Okeechobee at 411 S.E.
Fourth St., Okeechobee, or call
(863) 467-2321.
Center offers
service to children
The Family Outreach Center at
Sacred Heart, 701 S.W. Sixth St.,
offers a service to youth and chil-
dren by giving free classes in mar-
tial arts. The classes are currently
taught four days a week on Tues-
day, Wednesday and Friday, from 6
until 8 p.m. and on Saturday from
11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Coast Guard Auxiliary
will make house calls
Did you know the U.S. Coast
Guard Auxiliary makes house
calls? They will come to your
home to discuss the required safe-
ty equipment needed on your
boat. This service is free. You will
receive a cordial, informative and
confidential boat inspection. Aves-
sel safety check decal will be
placed on boats that meet all the
requirements. Call (863) 467-3085
to arrange a boat check.
Club will
care for ferrets
The Okeechobee Ferret Club
and Rescue will take in unwanted,
abandoned and injured ferrets. For
information, call (863) 763-4333.
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Auctions 105
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Found 130
Lost 135
Give Away 140
Garage/Yard Sale 145
Personals 150
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900 Numbers 160


CAT- neutered male, call to
describe. (863)357-3225.
EYE GLASSES- prescription,
found on Hwy 70 across
from Post Office
(863)763-3134.
KEYS- set of keys found at
Post Office in LaBelle, call to
identify. (863)675-5786.
LADIES RING found vic. of
Subway in LaBelle. Please
call to identify.
(863)885-1422
MANS RING- found at-landfill,
call to Identify.
(863)467-7753.
WHITE MALE DOG- brown
eyes, 1-3yrs old, huge, col-
lar, vic of Poseys Corner 70
&128th ave. (772)370-1636
or(863)763-7831.
Will the man who identified
the ring on the answering
machine please call. Left
wrong phone number.


CHIHUHUA- REWARD,
REWARD, REWARD
Tan w/black collar. Viec: Be-
hind Race track gas station.
863-357-2246
RING: Pearl w/diamonds. Lost
@ Michaels. Sentimental val-
ue. $100 Reward.
(863)357-5472
STAFFORDSHIRE Bull Terrier
Dark choc. brindle color, looks
like mini pitbull. Missing form
fenced yard. Please call with
any information. Very large
cash reward. (239)633-6522


ENCYCLOPEDIA, World Book,
Complete set; Free. You haul.
(863)467-2434
FREE BANISTER WOOD.
(863)634-3741
Kittens, Free to good home.
(863)675-1614
RED HEALER 1 yr old, free to
good home, call anytime
(863)697-3346.


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Employment -
Ful -Time 205
Employment -
Medical 210
Employment -
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Employment
Wanted 220
Job Information 225
Job Training 227
Sales 230



ADMINISTRATIVE
ASSISTANT NEEDED:
F/T, Data input processor.
Windows knowledge, phone
skills. Bilingual welcome
$8/hr. Call Van
863-467-2271 or
561-310-4034
Administrative Asst.
wanted for busy local
construction company
to handle multiple
tasks. Skills required
include: General com-
puter knowledge, typ-
ing, organizational
skills, self-motivated.
(863)763-6376
BOOM TRUCK OPERATOR/
LABORER: Class B CDL req.
863-467-1932 evenings or
561-719-3677 day. EOE.
CLASS A CDL DRIVERS
Apply Tampa Farms
19200 SW Warfield Blvd.
Indiantown
772-597-2000 Ext. 19
Cooks fully exp'd only
Full Time. Apply in
person after 11 a.m.
Brahma Bull Restaurant
2405 Hwy. 441 Southeast
Okeechobee
DIESEL MECHANIC
Apply at Tampa Farms
1920 SW. Warfield Blvd.
Indiantown,
772-597-2000 Ext. 19
Edens Construction has
immediate openings for
trackhoe, loader and
grade tractor operators
and pipelayers. Experi-
enced and skilled only
need apply. Health insu-
rance, 401(k).
Please apply at 745 NW
2nd Street, South Bay,
FL (561)996--6822 for
directions


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Experienced MatureTeachers
Needed Building Blocks
Academy F/T & P/T
positions avail., Great pay,
working environment &
benefits 863-467-5000
IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITIES
FOR SURVEY CREW
PERSONNEL
$20/hr. for Experienced Crew
Chief. 40/hr. Min./Wk. for all
Personnel. Primary job
location in Okeechobee.
Call 863-357-6688

LAKE OKEECHOBEE
FISHING GUIDE WANTED:
Must have own bass boat.
863)946-1742 $750 wk +tips

LARSON DAIRY, INC.
Location: BARN 8
Is hiring a
TRUCK/TRACTOR
MECHANIC.
Includes Various
maintenance jobs.
Knowledge of plumbing and
small electric motors
is required.
Apply in person, or Call Tra-
vis @ (863)634-0102

Local Homebuilder
needs qualified
Salespeople. Must be
self-motivated,
organized & able to work
well with others. Flexible
schedule a must.
Call 863-763-6376
I MANAGEMENT
Hibbet Sports, a full line
sporting goods store, is hiring
in Okeechobee. Apply at: 2105
South Parrott Ave., Suite 103,
Okeechobee, FL 34972.
Hibbett Sports conducts drug
testing, www.hibbett.com
NEW AD
METAL FRAMERS
Exp. only. Willing to travel
PSL/Okee (772)201-8715
PIPE LAYERS
EQUIPMENT OPERATORS
LABORERS
Wanted for local job
Call (863)697-3622
PRIDE ENTERPRISES
Looking for Field Supervisor
for sugar cane operation. Exp.
with farm equipment req'd.
Exc. benefit package. Fax
resume to 561-996-8559.
Skips BBQ is now opening for
breakfast and hiring a:
BREAKFAST CREW
Manager, Cook, Prep Cook &
more! Experience preferable.
Applyln person
104 SE 6th St
between 10:30am & 2pm


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Housekeeping ~ Full Time
Dietary (Kitchen Help)

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


Superior Water Works, Inc.
is looking for an
INVENTORY CONTROL MANAGER
Full Time, Excellent Benefits and
Compensation Package.
ALSO NEEDED: SERVICE MEN must have CDL Lic.
Apply in person at
Superior Water Works, Inc.,
917 S.W. Park St., Okeechobee FL.


TRUCK DRIVER
CDL LICENSE: Class A,
Year'Round Employment.
SCall (772)465-2626
it's never too late to find
the perfect gift. Look
for it In the classified.


Need a few more bucks
to purchase something
deer? Pick up some
extra bucks when you
sell your used items in
the classifeids.


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


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


PARTS COUNTER PERSON
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Mustbe 18 years of age. Have transportation and
willing to work in a busy environment.
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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
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WILL DO BABYSITTING
Reference's Available.
Call (863)763-7876
For more information.

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Business
Opportunities 305
Money Lenders 310
Tax Preparation 315




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true, chances are that it is.
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doubts about any ad on
these pages, we advise that
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you check with the Better
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numbers may require an
extra charge, as well as
long distance toll costs. We
will do our best to alert our
reader of these charges in
the ads, but occasionally
we may not be aware of the
charges. Therefore, If you
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Screen Rooms, Carports
Room Additions
Florida Rooms
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relative in cozy home. Ex-
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w/Refs. (863467-9439 or
(863)634-8152.

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SQuality service.
Call (863)763-4149
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Cleaning, Yard
Maintenance &
Yard Fertilizing.
Free Estimates.
(863)467-5534
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go? It can go even
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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 & Magazines535
Building Materials540
Business Equipment 545
Carpets/Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Clothing 565
Coins/Stamps 570
Collectibles 575
Computer/Video 580
Crafts/.'Supplies 585
Cruises 590
Drapes, Linens & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
Furs 615
Health & Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating Equipmenti
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




A/C, 31/2 ton with air handler,
$250. (863)467-7101
AIR COND- 10 ton, Carrier,
heating & cooling, asking
$1300 (863)763-2663 or
801-1245 cell.
AIR COND. PARTS- Going out
of business, Win A/C repair
shop. Motors, front covers,
etc. Sacrifice $1800 or best
offer. (561)684-9007.
AIR CONDITIONER -'05 York
3.5 ton package unit w/ heat
$1075(954)309-8659
AIR CONDITIONER, Maytag,
15,000 btu, paid $400, sell
for $250.
(239)470-3040/415-7556
AIR CONDITIONERS- 8,000
BTU's Works good $60.
(863)467-4366


GLASS INSULATOR COLLEC-
TION-$75 (407)436-1901
POPCORN QUILT- 84x96,
great cond. $500
(407)436-1901.


CHEST FREEZER-very good
-condition. $75
(863)467-9347.
FREEZER, UPRIGHT: Ken-
more. Like new. $200.
(863)674-1105
REFRIGERATOR & STOVE -
white, like new condition.
$430 both or trade for home
furniture. (863)675-0386
RINGER WASHER w/ double
tubs. Works good. $50
(863)635-7733
STOVE, MAGIC CHEF, White,
4 Burners, Oven storage
drawer. Works great! $75.
(863)634-0245



SHED- Wolly, 14'x28', 8K
new, Extras. Asking $6000.
(863)634-5753


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



CLOSET DOORS (2) Sliding,
6 Ft. & SHOWER DOOR: Glass
Sliding $30 neg. for all, or will
sep. (863)467-1965
DOOR, new pre hung, thermal
pane, full glass view, mini
blind in glass, fits 36" open-
ing, $100. (863)697-1627
FLORIDA ROOM- disassem-
bled, 12x30, fully insulated,
vinyl windows, 2 doors,
$2000 neg (863)467-9347
Red Bricks, between 200-300,
$100 will sell separately.
(863)697-2032
VINYL SIDING- for a mobile
home, cream color, $100 for
all (863)467-6423
The classified are the
most successful sales-
person in town.


BABY CRIBS (2) with drawers
underneath, complete with
everything. $250 will sell
separate (863)357-2803
CRIB BEDDING SET Cowboy
design w/ lots of extras. Must
see!! Pd $1000+ asking
$400 neg. (863)763-6297



PLACE SETTING FOR 8, Ro-
senthal China, w/all additional
pieces, wheat pattern, $400
neg. (863)357-2233


CLOTHES- 0-3 mo. 3 piece
outfit. Great for pictures.
Worn 1 time for photographs
$5. (863)763-6131
HALLOWEEN CUSTOMS (4)
Toddler, 4-5 & 7-10 yrs. old.
Size 6 & 7. $30 for all; will
sep.(863)824-8749


BARBIE DOLLS- (3)Special
Millennium Edition, Angel of
Joy, Angelic Inspiration $150
will sep. (863)634-9526
Football & Baseball Card Col-
lection. Mid 80's & 90's
$500 or best offer. Call
(863)763-8943ask forTracy



IBM COMPUTER- complete
w/17" monitor, Win XP DVD,
CD burner, $350 or best of-
fer (863)763-2034.


KNIFE MAKING- Acety-
lene/Oxygen tanks, hoses &
gauges, drill presses, multi
grinders, $2000
(863)763-9527


BED, Canopy: King Sz w/ Sim-
mons Beauty Rest xFirm Mat-
tress. Paid over $1600, Asking
$500 (863)357-2110
BED, Craftmatic, Single,
Heats, Elevates & Massages.
$500. (863)763-4248
COUCH & KING SIZE BED-
couch is bone leather, $350
for all will sell separate
(863)674-9964.
COUCH & MATCHING CHAIR-
Floral, $150.
(863)675-2648
COUCH, California Style, light
colors, L-shaped, w/formica
corner table, $150.
(863)467-5680
DRESSER & 2 Night stands.
Good condition. $100.
(863)357-1560
ELECTRIC BEDS, (2), Serta,
twin, new condition, pd
$2000, asking $500 or best
offer. (863)467-9892
QUEEN SLEEP SOFA, never
used, Rd DR Table, iw/4
chair, 4 bar stools, tall lamp,
$650 for all (239)707-4404.
SLEEPER SOFA: Beige. Real
Nice. 7 Ft. Long. Like new.
$225. (863)357-2110
SOFA & RECLINER- beige
leather, matching, $250
(863)674-9964.
SOFA- 8', Off white with 4'
loveseat. Good condition.
Antique satin. $450 for both.
(863)675-1914
TANNING BED Brand new
Pd $2000 asking $1000
(863)697-3211
TRUNDLE BED- Extra large,
incl dust ruffle, comforter &
2 shams. $150..
(239)246-6071
Twin Sleigh Bed, solid wood,
whitewash, w/mattresses,
$350. 863-634-5943



BATTERY CHARGER auto-
matic, 48volts, Club car, $50
(863)697-2033
CLUB CAR, '97- Exc. cond.,
good batt/charger, $1599.
(863)697-1350/763-2063.
EASY GO Good cond. good
battery & charger. $799.
Neg. (863)697-1350 or
(863)763-2063.
GOLF CART, Gas, Teal w/hard
top. Excellent condition. $2500
(863)634-8511


BROWNING 380 AUTO- ask-
ing $400 or will trade
(502)931-8101.
BROWNING B-80 SL, 3" bar-
rel, 1 modified, 1 full, great
shape, $400.
(863)673-4927
BROWNING RIFLE Model
Bar, 270 cal, 3x9 Redhead
scope. Good shape. Asking
$500 (863)467-2171
Desert Eagle, 44 Magnum,
black, $950. (304)667-7855
FIREARMS LIBRARY 32
leather bound vol. all about
guns. Cost $950 now
350 863-697-2033
RUGGER, MINI #14, Early
Pre Ban. Very low serial
number w/30 round mag.
$495 Firm. (863)763-5110
Taurus, 44 Magnum, stain-
Iess, red dot, $650.
(304)667-7855



BO-FLEX EXTREME- Mint con-
dition. Powerhouse fitness.
$1300 or best offer.
239-324-2335
CROSS TRAINING GYM Life-
styler 40. 100lbs concor,
40+ exercises, triad leg syst.
$40 (863)763-3365
EXERCISE MACHINE- Ellipti-
cal, Sears, Perfect cond., Pro-
Form Cardio Cross Trainer.
$100. (863)467-1396 Will de-
liver
EXERCISE MACHINES, Life
Style Cardio Fit, Low impact. &
AB Doer,. Pro-AM. $85. for
both, will sep. (863)763-4952


PRO-FORM 920S, Exercise
Bike w/silent magnetic resis-
tance. Used, but in good
cond. $50 (863)763-3365



HOT WATER HEATER, brand
new, used 6 mos., paid
$850, sell for $650.
(239)470-3040/415-7556


LADIES GOLD ANTIQUE
POCKET WATCH- over 100
yrs old, $500 neg.
(863)634-9620. Okeecho-
bee



TABLE, round, white washed,
glass top, with 4 high/back
chairs, $225.
(302)736-9786


LIFT CHAIR- excellent condi-
tion, $350 (863)801-5353.


FOUNTAIN Mediterranean.
large, round, 3 tier, grape vine
motif. $650 or best offer
(863)357-7406
FRONT DOOR ORNAMENT -
half m6on design, w/ 4 panes
of glass, 2" high, 24" wide.
$30 (863)763-0625
JUKEBOXES, (2), Seeburg,
both play, need adjustment,
full of records, $650 will sell
sep. (863)697-9704
NASCAR BLOW UP CAR -
Rusty Wallace '92. Miller car.
$100(863)675-1033
WATER SOFTENER & FILTER,
Sears, programmable, whole
house. 2 yrs. old, pd $1257,
sell for $400. (863)467-1860
Your next job could be in
today's classified. Did
you look for it?



GUITAR & MANDOLIN Mor-
gan Monroe Flat top guitar &
Kentucky Mandolin KM675
Model $1000 (863)675-0604
PIANO Gulbransen Spinet, in
good condition w/ bench $400
(863)234-9670
.SHO-BUD Pedal steel guitar
amp. Works good $300
(863)763-9592 or
863)634-0399


BANJO Vega Pro 2, 5 string
banjo. 1940's model. W/les-
sons $1500 (863)675-0604
BLACK SILKIE. CHICKS, $3
each. (863)675-6214 in La-
Belle area
BLUETICK COONHOUND, fe-
male, 15 mos. old, all shots,
spayed, micro chipped,
$250 neg. (863)697-2082
CHINCHILLA'S 1 Male & 1 Fe-
male w/cage & accessories.
$300 Must go as pair.
(863)634-8118
COCKER SPANIEL, F, 9mo.,
Tan & White w/papers & micro
chip. Needs more time than I
have. $500 (863)983-5189
CURR PUPPIES: $100 each.
Call Hoss @ (863)261-4781
FISH TANK STAND, holds 29
gallon tank, wood, w/stor-
age, $20. (863)634-4098
GOOD SENIOR HOME
NEEDED- for Affen Pincher,
$200 (863)983-6537.
GREAT DANE- Male, 10 mo.
old. Great with kids. Moving,
need to sell. Papers,Will sac-
rifice $350. (863)697-2717
NANDY CONURE PARROT,
very sweet, $160 with cage.
(863)673-5038
PARROT CAGES- (4) large,
$1100 for all will sell separ-
ate. (863)673-5038.
RED NOSE PIT BULL- male,
$100, call anytime
(863)697-3346.
ZEBRA FINCH: Adorable. $8.
(863)357-3639


ABOVE GROUND POOL Vi-
nyl, 31' deep, 16' around.
Chemicals & accessories in-
cluded. $150 (863)763-0252



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


COMPOUND BOW- Bear, Su-
per Magnum, new with'case
and access. $175
(502)931-8101 cell.
POOL TABLE w/ accesso-
ries, Slate. $625
(863)357-7406
TELESCOPE Celestron Pro.,
Barlows, target scope, on tri-
pod, serious inquiries only
$225 (863)763-3551



PIONEER TOWER SPEAKERS,
(2), for home entertainment
center or stereo, $100 neg.
(863)983-7915
SURROUND SOUND- Avia,
with DVD. $100.
(863)824-8703



Flat Screen TV, Phillips, 32",
$250. (863)634-5943
MAGNAVOX 52" High Defini-
tion, big screen, 6 mos old,
black, mint cond. w/ remote
$800 FIRM (863)673-3134
TV, Magnavox, Color, Con-
sole. 27"? Works & Looks
good. $60. (863)357-1560


GENERATOR, Coleman, 5000
Watts, 10 hp B&S Engine.
Used for 1 Hurricane. Like
new. $425 (863)467-7838




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





AIR HOCKEY TABLE very
good condition. Accessories
included. $45 (863)467-2573
CHILDREN'S SCOOTERS- 2,
Silver. Adjustable. $20 or will
separate. (863)763-5120
XBOX w/ chip & hard drive.
Complete system & 8 games.
$300(863)673-5206


Agriculture



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




BOX BLADE, 7' wide with 3pt.
hitch, $75. (863)357-2803


AQHA, 5 yr. old, Sorrel Stal-
lion. Registered DOC'O LE-
NA/Peppy Sand Badger.
Some cutting. Working cow
horse. Gorgeous! $7500
(863)634-3223


In c al NotIc


OKEECHOBEE, 14X70, 2BD,
2BA, New Roof on 2 lots.
2627 NW 1st St. Rent or op-
tionto buy. $83K 697-6397


Recreation g



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



ALUMINUM BOAT- 14', w/trlr,
2 motors, 2 trolling motors,
fish finder, anchors, swivel
seats, $2000 (863)635-3627.


CIRCLE Y SHOW SADDLE &
Bosal with horse hair reins.
$850. will separate.
(863)675-2106
DRESSAGE SADDLES- 2,
Passier Wintec $650 Will
separate (863)675-2106



LAWNMOWER, 22", Crafts-
man, self-propelled, 5hp,
good cond., runs great, $50.
(863)697-1627
Murray Riding Mower, 30"
cut, 11hp motor, excellent
condition, $300.
(863)763-5976
PUSH LAWN MOWER- Very
good condition. $75.
(863)763-8943
RIDING LAWN MOWER,
12.5hp, 38" cut, $250.
(863)634-1479
ZERO TURN MOWER, 1994
Scag, 52" cut. $2000 or best
offer. (863)697-0419


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



OKEE- 3br, lba, CBS House
with gar. W/D, Nice area.
Near Blue Heron. No pets
$1200. mo. + 1st, last,
$500. sec dep to move in
(863)610-1000


ROOMMATE WANTED: $500
mo., util. incl., full house privi-
leges. 863-697-9074


Real Estate



Business Places -
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property Sale 1010
Condos'
Townhouses Salel015
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1010
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection1060
Real Estate Wanted1065
Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080



NEW!!! Waterfront 3B/R
homes available starting at
$310,000. Close to town.
Split plans, Owner suites,
large kitchens, 2 car garage.
Won't last! (863)763-6376
Waterfront Home, NEW!
2 story, 4 Bed I/ 21/ bath,
energy efficient,
Great Location! Family
room, eat-in kitchen, lots
of storage, 2 car garage,
$325,000. MUST SEE!
(863)763-6376


AIRPARK- lacre on runway, 2
hangers, work trailer,
$195,000 reduced $30K for
quick sale. (561)756-4586.


MobileHomes



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




Beautiful 3br, 2ba. Screened
porch, car port, gar. 12x24
w/s, 1/ac. lot, band to band
forest. $129,900 467-4690
LAKE PORT RV PARK: Nice
Trailer w/Deck Room. 2
Bdrm., 1 Ba., On water, lake
access. $7500 possible
owner financing. Call Dawn
@ (239)825-5657
MOBILE HOME, 2 Bdrm., 1
Ba, Set up in Butch's Fish
Camp. Boat slip, Lake access.
Possible owner financing.
$8500. Call Dawn @
(239)825-5657


CHEVY LUMINA, '93, good air,
runs good, new tires, 87k
miles, $1900 neg.
(863)467-5680
FORD MUSTANG, 1965, auto,
vinyl top, $7999.
(863)447-0400
FORD TAURUS '95 Engine
runs excellent, dark green,
needs minor trans work. $500
or best offer (863)763-1138
LIMO: 1985 CHRYSLER NEW
YORKER, Runs good. Very
dependable, 4 cyl., auto.
$1200 neg. (863)697-6732
LINCOLN TOWNCAR '93
Cartier, one owner, always
garaged. 102K mi, excellent
cond. $3800 (863)357-7406
MERCURY- '92, Grand Mar-
quis, Good shape, $1500.
(863)635-9458
Find it faster. Sell it sooner
in the classified


ANSWER BOAT 1989 w/Trail-
er, 16/2 Ft. w/40 hp engine.
$2000. (863)674-0067
BASS TRACKER aluminum,
17', 40HPR new all galv. trail-
er, excellent condition $1500
(863)517-1273
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
BASSTENDER, '99, 10 ft., live
well, trolling mtr., fits in a
truck bed, fish anywhere,
$500. (863)484-0109
BOAT TRAILER, 14 Ft. Galva-
nized. Good shape. $150.
863-674-1105.
BOAT TRAILER, galvanized,
good shape for 18' boat,
350. (772)342-7304
CRIS CRAFT '82 25' cabin
cruiser, all orig. fiberglass, in-
board V8. Only in fresh water.
$8500 (863)357-7406
FIBERGLASS BOAT- 15',
Johnson 60 hp, w/galvanized
trailer, seats 4+ $1800 neg.
Will deliver. (863)993-3936
MFG CAREFREE 14Ft. Boat
w/Johnson 35 hp., Bimini. Top
CD Stereo & Trailer. Excellent
cond. $1550 (561)644-1590
PONTOON BOAT- '03, 20'
PlayCraft, 50HP Yamaha 4
stroke, trlr w/spare wheel &
tire, stereo cass plyr, indiv
seat covers, trolling mtr,
depth finder, live well, fishing
seats, anchors, bimini top,
one owner, like new, $14000
(863)357-9962
PONTOON BOAT '94 Weeres
Fisherman Deluxe, 20'. 40 hp
Mercury, Trolling motor, trir. &
more. $6000. 863-763-2203
SPORTSCRAFT 15/w Ft., Tri
Haul, Fiberglass, Exc. cond.,
70 hp Mercury w/trailer. New
tires. $1500 (863)357-1642
TRI HULL BOAT, 16', walk thru
windshield, 60 hp Mariner
outboard motor & trlr, $1500
firm. (863)467-8038


GRANDMA'S GROVE RV
PARK, 20x34, Must Sell this
week! Will Deal! $5,000.
(239)470-3040


ELEC MOTOR SCOOTER Bo-
reem Jia series. Like new.
Pd. $450 asking $250 neg.
(863)357-2233 Okee area
HONDA SHADOW 1985, Runs
great, good condition. Gas
saver. $1500. or best offer.
(863)634-7046
HONDA XR50 Kids dirt bike,
new MX Tires, well maintained,
garage kept, low hours $800
or best offer (863)467-6434
YAMAHA Dirt Bike, YZ175
Two stroke, runs but needs
work. $300 (863)763-3110
YUMBO CRUISER '04- 50
miles, dressed out, good be-
ginner bike, 200 cc, $2500
(863)801-5353.



DIRT BIKE KX250, '93, new
brakes, cranks right up, Fast!
$1100 or best offer.
(863)467-6434
Elec. Scooter, w/seat, head-
lights, turn signals, new 24v
charger, extra scooter for
parts, $125. (863)763-3551
GO CART- 2 seater, Camo seat
cover, dark green, good con-
dition $800 (863)635-2348
leave msg.
HONDA FOREMAN '01 4x4.
Good shape, low hours. Runs
good. $4.000 or best offer
(863)675-6568 PIs Lv Msg


MISSING- AIRSTREAM '74-
31ft, recent new roof top AC,
vic of West Palm Beach
91405, Reward if found
(561)684-9007.


Automobiles



Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Construction
Equipment 4025
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
Vans 4070



CADILLAC BROUGHAM '91 -
Runs great, cold air. $950
(863)467-8013
CHEVY CAVALIER '97 Runs
good, 4 door $1500
(863)763-5178
CHEVY EUROSPORT '88-
$900 or best offer, runs
good, (863)467-0987.


NISSAN MAXIMA 95: V6, Au-
to., 5 spd., A/C. Good on gas.
Like new. $1500 Firm
(954)260-1933.
OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS, '87,
good on gas, excellent con-
dition, $2500 or best offer.
(863)357-0765
TOYOTA CAMRY '93- needs
work, runs, or good for
parts. $350 or best offer
(863)467-8038.
TOYOTA CELICA '92- con-
vertible, exc cond, $2500
firm (863)697-6634.
VW RAIL BUGGY & PARTS -
needs work. $350 or best of-
fer (863)675-6214



FLAT BED TRAILER- 45ft,
very good condition, asking
$4500 (863)697-8679.



BRONCO II '89- good shape,
problem w/trans, eng rebuilt
45K miles, good tires, new
parts $1200 (863)805-8789
FORD BRONCO, '87- 4x4, Full
Size, Runs needs some TLC,
$1200 (863)763-8725.
FORD F350, '84, very good
cond., 4 whl. dr., runs,
$2500 or best offer.
(863)261-2938
FORD RANGER 1984, 2.8 V6,
4x4, Runs great, owner pur-
chased newer vehicle.
$1300. (863)381-0432
JEEP Grand Wagoneer- '84,
Camo paint job runs and looks
good. Will trade for car hauler
trlr. 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, $1.850 or best of-
fer(561)684-9007.


CHEVY BERETTA 1992, Good
for parts. $100
(863)763-3110
ENGINE- for '89 Honda Ac-
cord, 2.2, w/tranny, 89K orig
miles $150 (863)697-6731.
FIBERGLASS TOPPER- Leer,
for '97-'03 Ford F150, Step-
side, White, Exc. cond.
$350. (863)610-1000
PONTIAC BONNEVILLE 1988,
Needs work. $200 or best
offer. (863)467-8856
TIRES- 4, Mickey Thompson,
15" 35x14.50 $300.
863-763-9592 or
863-634-0399
TONNEAU COVER- by ARE fits
Chevy S10 or 6 ft bed truck
Excellent condition $300.
Firm (863)697-6731
TRANSMISSION- Rebuilt GM,
$300 (863)467-8856.
TRUCK TOPPER Commer-
cial, aluminum, fits 8ft longbed
p/u, Asking $500 or best offer
(863)840-0199


CHEVY 3/4 350 TBI, '87-
Crewcab, 4x2, runs good,
rusty but trusty, $2000 neg.
(772)215-2066.
CHEVY S10 EXT CAB '91 runs
great, cold a/c, $1500 or
best offer (863)357-2494
CHEVY S10 Pick Up 1985,
Partially restored. Needs to be
finished. Runs good. $1200.
(863)674-0067
Chevy S10 Pickup, '88, runs
good, $1150 or best offer.
(863)467-5534
FORD F100 '76 New tires &
muffler system. Standard
transmission. Runs good.
$650(863)635-1096
FORD F150 1999, 2 wd., All
power, Single cab. Goose
Neck & Reese hitch. $3800 or
best offer. (772)201-7633


CHEVY S10 BLAZER, '87, 2.8
litre, rebuilt eng. & trans.,
cold a/c, $1000 or best of-
fer. (863)467-6783
SUBURBAN '83- 3/4 ton die-
sel, overhauled transmission,
rungs good $1800
(863)674-0785.


ENCLOSED TRAILER- 12'x5',
converted stock trailer, dbl.
axle, good for storage,
$1200 neg. (863)697-9704
LAWN TRAILERS, (2),
1) 5x10 w/end gate,
1) 5x10 w/dump & end
gate, $1300. (863)357-5754
TRAILER 14', heavy duty,
tandem drop axle, flat deck,
4x4 channel frame, 2x4 box
$1400 neg. (772)342-7304,


Trailer, 10x5, drop deck, good
cond., heavy duty, $450.
(863)467-4690
UTILITY TRAILER- 5'x10',
Used 1 time. $850.
(863)467-1547


CHEVY WORK VAN 1988;
Needs transmission work,
$575. (561)644-1590
DODGE CONV VAN '96, High-
top dual air, tv/vcr, all pwr.,
elec. bed, tow pkg, $4500
863-675-2499/941-223-2914


Public Notices



Public Notice 5005
State Public -
Legal Notice 5500



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO.: 2005-CP-255
IN RE: ESTATE OF
CHARLES MARTIN BOREL
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate oi
CHARLES MARTIN BOREL, deceased,
File Number 2005-CP-255 is pending
in the Circuit Court for Okeechobee
County, Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which is 304 NW 2nd
Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972. The
name and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal repre:
tentative's attorney are set forth be,
low.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate on whom e
copy of this notice is required to bq
served must file their claims.with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ONTHEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against decedenrs estate must
file their claims with this court WITHIN
3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
The date of first publication of this Notice
is October 25 2005.
Personal Representative:
Gladys Lee Borel
3112 S.E. 18th Terrace
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Kevin H. Hendrickson, Esquire
Attorney for Per. Rep.
310 South Second Street
Fort Pierce, Forida 34950
(772) 461-0558
lorida Bar No. 618454
934100N10/25;11/1/05
NOTICE OF OUA MEETINGS
INTIC.E IS HEEBY GIVE.Ij that the
eecnonee uily Aothonry Special
Session scheduled for Wednesday,
November 2, 2005 at 8:30 A.M. will
convene on Wednesday, November 2,
2005 at 7:00 PM, at the Okeechobee
Utility Authority Offices, 100 S.W. 5th.
Avenue, Okeechobee, Flrida. The pur-
pose of this meeting is to address the
following:
Developers Agreement
WWTP Expansion
Executive Director
P ran t Section 26.0105, FlobdR
a s a person decies o appeal
any decision made by the Authority
with respect to such meetings, he or
she will need a record of proceedings,
and for such purpose, may need to en:
sure that a verbatim record of the pro:
seedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is based. Such
person may provide a court recorder,
stenographer, or a tape recorder for
such verbatim record.
BY ORDER OF THE OKEECHOBEE
UTILITY AUTHORITY
Landon C. Fortner, Jr
9 1 AelRf


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


NOTICF FOR PROCUREMENT OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES --
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) CONSTRUCTION MANAGER
Pursuant to Section 287.055, Florida Statutes, the State of Florida's Consultants
Competitive Negotiations Act, and the State Requirements for Educational Fa-
cilities (SREF), the DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF INDIAN RIVER COMMU-
NITY COLLEGE will consider the contracting of a CONSTRUCTION MANAGER
(CM) for providing professional services for the following construction project:
CONSTRUCTION OF A
MAINTENANCE COMPLEX
INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE
AT THE FORT PIERCE MAIN CAMPUS
The project will consist of:
Wokt with the project architect in tMe design pase, Qling value engineer-
ing. Ihe evelopmen of a uaranteeo Maxn nce (Mi), n0 consttrcon
services.
Business entities interested in providing construction management services to Indian
River Community College (IRCC) are hereby notified that their Statement ol
Qualifications for providing the required services must be received by the deadline
of 2,00 o m local time Tuesday November 1 2005 in the IRCC Facilities Plan-
nine Office at 3209 Virginia Avenue Buildina 'S" Room 233 Fort Pierce Flonda
34981-5596,
Instructions for completion and submission of the Construction Management State-
ment of Qualifications may be obtained at the IRCC Facilities Planning Office,
3209 Virginia Avenue, Building "S", Room 233, Fort Pierce, Florida 34981-5596;
or by calling 772-462-7360; or by e-mailing your request to pivey@ircc.edu,
IRCC reserves the right to waive any informality in the selection process and to re-
ject any or all Statements of ualifications.
91548 ON 10/18,25/05


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