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The Lady Brahrnans volle -
ball learn stepped onto their
home court Thursday night and
proved that the\ could handle
the best opposition out there
\\hen they defeated the long
time powerhouse learn from
Martin County High School in
three straight games 25-12, 27-
25 and 28-26.
Okeechobee's -4-ear sen-
iors led their team to victory
with the following statistics:
Kellev Smile\, -13. 10 digs; Tierra
Allen-S kills, 10 digs: Katie
Brvani-7. lls,. 4 blocks and
Shaunaye Brown-3ti assists, 10
This tin vwas a milestone for
the ladies from Okeechobee.
They have lived in the shadow
of the Lady Tigers for the past
16 years. The last time the Lady
Brahmans defeated the Lady
Tigers was in 1990.
Martin County High School
has dominated girls' volleyball
since the .inception of the Trea-
sure Lake Conference in 1990.
Their overall win record of 542
placed them first among public
schools. Their conference
record of 157-3 is unsurpassed
in the area. They have won 15
conference titles, 13 district
championships, been runners-
up for two state titles and cap-
tured one state championship.
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Six arrested in drug sting
his kids' X-Box
for crack cocaine
By Eric Kopp
An undercover drug opera-
tion ended early Friday morning
with the arrest of six people,
including a Stuart man who
reportedly traded his children's
video game system for five
pieces of crack cocaine.
Okeechobee County Sheriff's
Office (OCSO) Lieutenant
William Markham said FridaN
morning that investigators con-
ducted another reverse sting
Thursday night, Aug. 24, where-
by law enforcement personnel
posed as street-level drug sell-
ers. He Went on to say that all of
the alleged transactions were
videotaped, and the money paid.
for drugs was seized.
"We have our own equip-
ment and we will be anywhere
at anytime," said Sheriff Paul
May of the operation.
The operation was set up at
the corner of N.E. 13th Ave. and
N.E. Seventh St. in Douglas Park.
Those arrested who were
operating a vehicle at the time of
their alleged offense also had
their vehicles seized. After OCSO
crime lab personnel had
..i K '*h 'i,;I[. (j : Runs through the community
combed the vehicles for evi-
dence, then the owner of the
motor vehicle could get it back
for a $250 fee.
Those arrested and booked
into the Okeechobee County Jail
Linda Lee Pascale, 38, U.S.
441 S.E., was charged with the
purchase of cocaine and posses-
sion of cocaine. Her bond was
set at $10,000.
Douglas Clyde Williams,
25, S.E. Letha Circle, Stuart, was
charged with the purchase of
cocaine, possession of cocaine
and tampering with evidence.
His bond was set at $15,000.
0 Paul George Miller, 38, N.E.,
Seventh St., Okeechobee, was
charged with the purchase of
cocaine and possession of
cocaine. His bond was set at
See Sting-- Page 2
By Pete Gawda
Will the shell rock trucks
roll on S.W. 67th Drive or not?
There is still no decision on
the Daniel shell pit case that
has been ongoing since last
questions include whether or
not Oscar Daniel can use S.\v
67th Drive to haul shell rock
from his property and if so,
At their meeting on Thurs-
day, Aug. 24, the Okeechobee
County Board of County Com-
missioners spent considerable
time discussing the issue and
listening to lawyers represent-
ing both sides. However, they
declined to take any action.
County attorney John Cas-
sels said he had been working
with Robert Gorman, Mr.
Daniel's attorney, to try to
- -what. if any, contribution he.-i\ork -out a solution that
will pay for the upkeep of the would be agreeable to both
Okeechobee News/Lorna Jablonski
School spirit ran high Thursday evening at the Okeechobee High School gymnasium.
Kenny Frank, a junior, (left) and Matt Skipper, a freshman, (right) led the hometown
crowd in cheering on the Lady Brahmans as they took on the powerhouse Lady Tigers
of Martin County High School, Thursday, Aug. 25.
Currently, S.W. 67th Drive
provides the only access to Mr.
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Fate of '07
Okeechobee News/ Chauna Aguilar
Okeechobee High School junior varsity cheerleaders donated their time to support the
cause by providing entertainment at the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kick-off
party held on Tuesday, Aug. 22.
By Pete Gawda
The Okeechobee County
Fair Association has been say-
ing that they have many back-
ers. Now is the time to see if
those backers will come
though in a pinch.
The county's proposed
budget for the coming fiscal
year has $525,000 earmarked
for specific capitol improve-
ments to the Okeechobee
County Agri-Civic Center. At
their meeting on Thursday,
Aug. 24, the Okeechobee
County Board of County Com-
missioners agreed that that
amount could be applied
toward improvements the fair
association claims are neces-
sary in order to have fair.
However, the balance of the
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Taylor Williams (left) and Kaylen Fulford (right) are proud
to be big fifth graders at North Elementary School.
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John Anthony Decerio, 28,
S.E. 28th St., Okeechobee, was
charged with the purchase of
cocaine, possession of cocaine
and tampering with evidence.
His bond was set at $15,000.
Laura Anne Evans, 41, S.E.
37th, Ave., Okeechobee was
charged with the misdemeanors
*ofpossession of marijuana under
20 grams and possession of drug
paraphernalia. Her bond was set,
William Reginald Alexan-
der, 41, N.E. 28th Ave., Okee-
chobee, was changed with the
purchase of cocaine and posses-
sion of cocaine. His bond was set
Lt. Markham said Williams
and Decerio were charged with
tampering because they swal-
lowed the cocaine,.thus destroy-
ing the evidence. However, since
the alleged transactions were
video taped the lack of evidence
won't affect the case.
According to Lt. Markham,
Williams traded an X-Box 360
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He explained that progress
that had been made toward miti-
gating the effects of hauling shell
rock on S.W. 67th Drive.
"I think we are making for-
ward progress," Mr. Cassels.
"Thisis a complex process."
He said the iss] e'of Mr. Dan.iel'
paying .10-cents a ton to haul
shell over S.W. ,67th Drive had
been nailed down, as was Mr.
Daniels' prepayment of
Mr. Cassels said that everyone
needs to pay their share and Mr.
Daniel conceptually acknowl-
edged he should pay some type
One of the unsettled issues he
mentioned was the question of
whether or not Mr. Daniel
should continue paying the .10-
cents a ton after a suggested
bypass road is built.
A bypass road from S.R. 70 to
S.R. 78 has been suggested. The
route it would take through Mr.
Daniel property is still undecid-
ed. It was originally suggested
that the right-of-way follow the
section line that is Mr. Daniel's
property line. However, accord-
ing to Mr. Cassels, Mr. Daniel
wants land on both sides of the
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cost will have to be made up by
donations. . :
At first, the association
claimed that $1.2 million in
improvements would have to be
made to the facility in order to
accommodate a fair. These
improvements would include
filling in the entrance circle and
installing electrical and water
connections so the area could be
used as a midway/carnival.
However; at Thursday's meet-
ing the association reduced the
estimated cost to $1782,000 due
to donated fill material, hauling
Association treasurer Terry
Burroughs stated that this was a
Association president Linda
Syfrett stated that some or all of
the engineering costs might be
donated. She said that after the
engineering is done the estimat-
ed cost could go down.
Time is of the essence since
Console Station for $100 worth
of crack cocaine, or five pieces.
Following his arrest, Williams
reportedly told investigators that
the video game system belonged
to his children, said Lt. Markham.
The OCSO lieutenant estimat-
ed the value of the system to be
Evans, who was a passenger
in black Mazda pickup truck driv-
en by Decerio, was not arrested
at the scene. Her arrest came
about after OCSO Detective Fred
Bradley inventoried the vehicle
for impoundment. During this
procedure, he reportedly found a
small amount of a substance that
was field tested and indicated a
positive result for the presence of
marijuana. Drug paraphernalia
Mr. Cassels said Mr. Daniel
wanted assurance that if he gave
up a right-of-way that the county
would build a road in a reason-
able length of time.
"We've made a lot of
progress," agreed Mr. Gorman.
However, he said there were
some "sticky issues."
He asked ,tIiat his client be
allowed to haul shell rock on
S.W. 67th Drive for 90 days while
talks were ongoing.
Upon the advice of Mr. Cas-.
sels, commissioners did not act,
on that request. Mr. Cassels said
he hated "band aid" approaches
and wanted to work to reach an
"Gentleman, I don't feel com-
fortable with this," said Com-
mission Chairman John Abney.
He said the issue should have
been settled at the Nov. 22. plan-
ning board'board of adjust-
ments and appeals meeting.
After that time, he fell any dis-
agreements should have been
handled in court.
"We are trying to undermine
the board (planning
board, board of adjustments and
appeals), and I don't like it," Mr.
"This is an opportunity to
change the use of this road and
get. someone to pay for it," said
Commissioner Elvie Posey.
He said of all the roads that
necessary improvements must
be in place by the first of Febru-
ary in order to have a fair in
.The board also voted to
chiige the site plan for the agri-
civic center. Upon the recom-
mendation of the agri-civic cen-
ter committee, they eliminated a
building and replaced it with six,
10,000-square-foot buildings to
be built at some time in the
future. Some of the buildings
would be climate controlled and
some would b open air.
Committee member Mark
Brandel stated that the larger
building would cost an estimat-
ed $15 million and would hot be
built soon or used often. He said
the smaller buildings would be
more affordable and used more
often. He predicted that the
county could build one a year.
The proposed buildings would
be located at the top of the
entrance circle, where he said
fair vendors could rent space in
Mr. Brandel said the smaller
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was also found in the truck, said
"The vehicles were seized as
evidence," said Major Noel
Stephen of why the vehicles were
confiscated. "The owner of the
vehicles then must pay $250 to
get the vehicle back."
This money is then put into a
special account that is then
turned over to the Okeechobee
Board ol County Commissioners.
The county then puts the money
into a Law Enforcement Trust
According to OCSO executive
secretary Juanita White, at the
end of June Ihe sheriff's office
had $13,890 to give to the county.
The funds are then used for
such things as: complex investi-
are not a collector road, this
road is impacted the most.
Wes Harvin is the attorney
representing some of the S.W.
67th Drive residents who are
opposed to shell rock being
hauled on that road. Mr. Harvin
wanted to be included in any
future discussions to mitigate
the effects of hauling shell rock
on S.W. 67th Drive.
"I'm of the opinion it cannot
be," he stated, adding that he did
not believe any type deal could
be worked out that is consistent
with the county's land develop-
ment regulations (LDRs).
He urged that, the law of
Okeechobee County be fol-
low ed. "
"My clients demand, respect-
fully, that the original opinion of
the board (planning
board/board of adjustments and
appeals) be upheld and fol-
lowed," said Mr. Harvin, refer-
ring to the original board order
in November that stated S.W.
67th Drive could not be used to
haul shell rock.
Mr. Harvin referred to a letter
he had sent to the commission-
ers explaining his position.
Mr. Gorman praised the con-
tents of the letter saying that it
was worthy to be printed in the
Florida Bar Association Journal.
However, he stated that the con-
tents of the letter did not apply to
buildings would provide some-
thing useable that would gener-
ate revenue since there are no
other such facilities in town.
He said the buildings could
be subdivided and rented out for
such things as wedding recep-
tions, craft shows, antique
shows and antique car shows.
Commissioner Gene Woods
expressed interest in the smaller
buildings but said hewould like
to see a larger building built
"I just think a 10,000-square-
foot building is too small," said
Commissioner Elvie Posey.
When told that the proposed
buildings would be too small for
concerts, Mr. Posey asked where
they would be held. Mr. Bur-
roughs replied they would be
held in the arena.
Mr. Brandel said his commit-
tee has tried to generate revenue
and that smaller buildings are a
very, very logical first step.
The board also approved the
location for the carnival/midway
in the facility's entrance circle, as
the fair association preferred,
nations, such as the aforemen-
tioned drug operation; technical
equipment; matching funds for
grants; the school resource offi-
cer program; the safe neighbor-
hood program; crime prevention
programs: and drug abuse, pre-
vention and treatment programs.
Taking part in Thursday's
operation were officers from the
Okeechobee Narcotics Task
Force, the OCSO, the Okee-
chobee City Police Department,
the Glades County Sheriff's
Office and the Seminole Police
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the present situation and that Mr.
Harvin had misrepresented the
Mr. Harvin took issue with
that statement, and declared
that. in all his years of practicing
law he had never been accused
of misrepresenting the facts.
Mr.,, Cassels stated that. Mr.
Harvin's approach was too sim-
plistic He said Mr. Harvin did
not recognize that appropriate
mitigation' could possibly, be
taken that would allow for haul-
ing of shell rock on the road in
He said that the county's
LDRs do not state that shell rock
cannot be hauled on a local
Mr. Gorman mentioned the
fact that four members of the
planning board live on or adja-
cent to S.W. 67th Drive.
"My client will pay and wants
equal rights," he asserted.
After hearing all the argu-
ments, commissioners declined
to take any action.
"Come back again when you
have something," stated corn
Later Mr.; Cassels said' he
would continue, to try to work to
reach an agreement.,
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rather than in the 8.2-acre area
west of the circle. The estimated
cost of preparing the alternative
location is $660,312. But it was
determined to be too far from
the parking area.
Mrs. Syfrett stated that putting
the fairway in the circle would
improve security according to
Captain Bud Slay of the Okee-
chobee County Sheriff's Office,
who is a member of the associa-
tion. She said that future plans
call for the carnival to be moved
to the western site when the fair
"Your potential for a fair is
unbelievable," said Buck Chris-
tensen, formerly with the South
He claimed the fair would be
a tremendous economic genera-
tor with unbelievable potential.
Mr. Posey suggested working
with the fair association, even
though the county may not be
able to afford everything right
Commissioner Ray Domer
cast the lone dissenting vote to
revise the site plan.
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OKEECHOBEE As a service to the agricultural community, the!
Okeechobee County Farm Bureau has the tax exemption certificates
for certain power farm equipment purchases.
The purchaser's tax exemption certificate for electricity used direct-,
ly and exclusively in production or processing of agricultural products,
on a farm are also available.
To pick up either certificate, visit the Okeechobee Farm Bureaul
office at 401 N.W. Fourth St, in Okeechobee.
At the costs of both equipment and electricity for farm use, these tax,
exemptions represent sizable savings for the agricultural producer.
Boaters asked to watch for manatees
OKEECHOBEE Several manatees have been sighted in Taylor!
Creek between the Taylor Creek Bridge and the drawbridge on U.S. 441
For this reason, boaters are asked to slow down and be careful not
to hit one of the gentle creatures.
According to Captain Barry 'Chop' Lege, from the Conservation
Center for Lake Okeechobee, Kissimmee and Indian Rivers and Ever-
glades Education, Inc., the animals are probably mating and will be
even more susceptible to being struck by the propeller of an outboard
Survey will help business community
OKEECHOBEE The Economic Restructuring Committee of
Okeechobee Main Street has designed a survey to be used to identify
the needs of the business community. ,
Committee members will be delivering the forms to business own-
ers located in the downtown local planning area (LPA), which is the
target district for data input. Businesses outside the LPA are urged to
Survey results will be used to assist the committee in prioritizing
projects that will help the business community direct issues of concern
to the proper authorities.
Survey forms are available at the Main Street website www.main-
streetokeechobee.com; or, by contacting Executive Director Lydia Jean
Williams at (863) 357-MAIN.
Agri-civic center open for riding
OKEECHOBEE The Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center, 4200
S.R. 70 E., is open for recreational riding the first and third Tuesdays of
each month from 6 p.m. to9:30 p.m.
. Barrels and poles are available.
The cost is $10 per person. Rules, waiver and release forms are
available at the Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioner's
office, 304 N.W. Second St., and the county extension office at 458 U.S.
78 N. Persons 18 years of age and younger are required to wear hel-
S For information, call (863) 763-1666 or (863) 697-9977.
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Submitted to the Okeechobee News/ OMS
This week's Students of the Week enjoyed a nice girls-only.
luncheon! Pictured left to right, front row: Alex Ming, Tabitha
Smith, Brittany Runyon, Lacy Altman. Back row: Aubrey
Robertson, Abril Maldonado, Marilu Rodriguez and Elizabeth
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Eighth graders Ethan Lightsey and Joseph Menendez look
Garduno quite scientific as they prepare to do their lab experiment.
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M has new ex ect nations for the 2006-0 <
council will meet
The Okeechobee High School
(OHS) advisory council will hold its
organizational meeting Monday,
Aug. 28, at 6 p.m. in the media cen-
ter. Items on the agenda will
include the election of officers,
approval of the school improve-
ment plan and budget requests. All
parents are invited. For informa-
tion, call (863) 462-5025.
Yearling Middle School (YMS) is
collecting empty printer and copy
toner cartridges. They are sent in
for credits that go toward school
supplies to be used by all students.
To donate empty printer or toner
cartridges, they can be dropped off
at YMS, 925 N.W. 23rd Lane, or at
The Stitchin' Post, 620 S. Parrott
Ave. Or call Tracy at (863) 462-
5056, or Linda at (863) 467-1484 for
free pick up.
Girl Scouts plan
There will be an information
and registration session for Girl
Scouts on Thursday, Aug. 31, from
6 until 8 p.m. The session will be
held in the cafeteria at the Okee-
chobee Freshman Campus, 610
S.W. Second Ave. For information,
contact Laurie Pharr at (863) 634-
Class of '87 plans
The class of 1987 is planning
their 20th year high school reunion
for October 2006. Addresses are
needed from all class members.
Please send information via e-mail
The OMS school year is off to
a wonderful start, with lots of
compliments flying from teach-
ers about. this year's Warriors.
Mr. Rios's substitute left a nice
note about his classes, Mrs.
Walsh and Mrs. Childs were
impressed with their students'
results on their first quiz, and the
sixth graders have been having a
great time participating at 110%
in PE. The students have taken
wonderfully to the hall travel
routine, and in all, we're seeing
lots of evidence of the OMS
Expectations: Be Respectful, Be
Responsible, and Be Safe.
The OMS Volleyball and Soc-
cer hopefuls spent their after-
noons sweating as they fought
for spots on the Warriors teams.
The volleyball team will be
announced next week, but con-
gratulations to the OMS 2006-
2007 Soccer Team:
Eric Aguirre, Tyler Baird,
Jaiden Barnhart, Juan Baza,
Leaha Boles, Ashtyn Brown, Dil-
lon Bullock, Jocelyn Cardenas,
Jennifer Cedillo, Adel Elhindi,
Javier Gomez, Justin Gibson,
Christopher Gonzales, Bonnie
Hanner, Ashley Hawes, Kailey
Hoover, Nickey Ingram, Jaime
Jimenez, Marshall Johnson,
Christiana Ortiz, Isabella Penido,
Dean Radebaugh,' Jack Rade-
baugh, Paige Rivero, Diego
Rodriguez, James Steiert, Cas-
sandra Torres, Ben Vuleta,
Upcoming Events: August 28
- Parent meeting for 8th grade
Washington, DC trip, 7 p.m. in
the cafeteria, August 31,- Pic-
ture Day and September 4 Labor
Day No School
Glades County Arrest Report
The following individuals
were arrested on felony or driving
under the influence (DUI)
charges by the Glades County
Sheriff's Office (GCSO), the Semi-
nole Police Department (OCPD),
the Florida Highway Patrol
(FHP), the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commis-
sion (FWC) or the Department of
Rainell Thompson, 46,
Moore Haven, was arrested Aug.
12 by Deputy Richard Ermeri on a
charge of aggravated battery with
a deadly weapon. His bond was
set at $5,000. :
. Charles Harris, 52, Moore
Haven, was arrested Aug. 12 by
Deputy Richard Ermeri on a
felony charge of possession of
cocaine and a misdemeanor
charge of possession of drug
paraphernalia. His bond was set
Johnathan Cypress, 18,
Okeechobee, was arrested Aug.
12 by SPD Officer Koloske on a
felony charge of, possession of a
controlled substance without a
prescription and a misdemeanor
charge of no valid driver's
license. His bond was set at
Bob Roberts, 48, Buckhead
Ridge, was arrested Aug. 13 by
Detective Mike Pepitone on a
charge of sexual assault. His
bond was set at $50,000.
Margaret Sheehy, 35, Palm
City, was arrested Aug.. 19 by
Deputy Bryan Enderle, on a
charge of possession of a con-
trolled substance without a pre-
scription. His bond was set at
Debra McLaughlin, 46, Cape
Coral, was arrested Aug. 19 by
Deputy Jason Griner on a charge
of possession of a controlled sub-
stance without a prescription.
Her bond was set at $10,000.
This column lists arrests and
not convictions, unless otherwise
stated. Anyone listed here who is
later found innocent or has had
the charges against them
dropped is welcome to inform
this newspaper. The information
will be confirmed and printed.
1804 S. Parrott Avenue Okeechobee
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Edward Arthur Smith, Sr. age
88, of Okeechobee, died Aug. 23,
2006. at Raulerson Hospital. He
was born'in Proyidence, R.I. on
May 30, 1918 and was a resident
of Okeechobee for six years. He
retired as a Staff Sergeant from
the U.S. Army after 21 years of
service, was a WWII and Korean
Veteran, and was a member of
the Moose and VFW Lodges. He
enjoyed play- .
ing 'cards, -
He is sur-
vived by his A
wife of .62
years, Mary Edward
Smith of Okee- Arthur
chobee; his Smith, Sr.
(Margie) Smith, Jr. of Houston,
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Texas; his daughters, Debbie
(Jerry) Myers of Okeechobee,
Ellen Staley.of LaGrange, Ga.,
and Margaret .(Ken1 Aiker.n of
Goldsboro, N.C.: along with his
sisters, Betty of Rhode Island and
Rhodie of California. He is also
survived by seven grandchildren
and 11 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 10
a.m. until noon, Monday, Aug.
28, 2006, at Buxton Funeral
Home Chapel, 110 N.E. Fifth-
Street. Services will follow at
noon. Interment will be held
Tuesday, Aug 29, 2006, at Bush-
nell Natiorina-l ( C e te i y, 6502 S.
W 102 Ave., Bushnell, Fla 3.}'.513
at 1:30 p.m. ,
In lieu of flowers, donations
can be made in Mr. Smith's
memory to Hospice of Okee-
chobee, P.O. Box 1548, Okee-
chobee, Fla. 34973.
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the direction and care of the
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Yard sale helps Hospice patients
Hospice of Okeechobee will hold a yard sale on Friday, Sept. 8,
and Saturday, Sept. 9, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. each day. The sale will
be held at the Hospice of Okeechobee blue Volunteer House located
at the corner of S.E. Fourth Street and Third Avenue, next to the Hos-
pice Residence. All proceeds benefit patient care in Okeechobee.
Children's Ranch plans grand opening
Real Life Children's Ranch, 7777 U.S. 441 S.E., will hold their
grand opening celebration of the Heritage Home on Saturday, Sept.
9, at 1:30 p.m. The event is open to the public, and light refresh-
ments will be served.
AARP driver safety course offered
An AARP driver safety course will be held at the St. Theresa
Catholic Church fellowship hall at Chobee Loop and S.R. 78 in Buck-
head Ridge from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9, and Sat-
urday, Sept. 16. The tuition is $10 per person and must be paid by
Sept. 9, and must be paid by check. Participants do not have to be
AARP members or have AARP auto insurance. Participants must be
age 55 or older to qualify for auto insurance discounts in Florida. For
information or to sign up, contact instructor Mrs. D.J. Bryan at (863)
Barnyard Buddies plan meeting
The first meeting of the Barnyard Buddies 4-H Club will be held
Saturday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. until noon at the County 4-H Exten-
sion office, 458 U.S. 98 N. Barnyard Buddies is a small, non-competi-
tive club for children 5 to 18 years of age. Members learn how to
select and care for small animals. They are not required to sell their
animals, but do show them at county events. At their first meeting,
club members will elect officers and make plans for the year. Local
veterinarian Dr. James Letcher will also attend the meeting to talk
about raising rabbits and poultry. Anyone wanting to become a
member of the Barnyard Buddies is invited to the Sept. 9 meeting.
Or, they may sign up at the Okeechobee County 4-H Extension office
Monday-Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. For information, call the
extension office at (863) 763-6469.
OSAC plans lun meeting
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition risk/assessment
committee will meet Monday, Sept. 11; from noon until 1 p.m. at
1600 S.W. Second Ave. For information, call Keith.Stripling at (863)
763-6064 or ValMarone at (863) 462-0040. This is a brown bag lunch
Church will host bingo games
Bingo at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 901 S.W. Sixth St., will
start Monday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. For information, call (863) 763-3727.
Substance abuse group to meet
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition monthly meeting
will be held Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at the
Church of the Nazarene fellowship hall at 425 S.W. 28 St. Lunch will
be served. For information, callVal Marone at (863) 462-0040.
Church offers religious education classes
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 901 S.W Sixth St., will be offering
religious education classes for children beginning Sunday, Sept. 17.
Registrations for Catholic Christian Doctrine (C.C.D.) are now being
accepted. Classes for children in grades kindergarten through ninth
will be held every Sunday from 11:30 a.m. until 12:35 p.m. For infor-
mation, call the parish office at (863) 763-3727.
GaL volunteer training offered
Guardian ad Litem will hold training sessions for volunteers on
Oct. 3, 10, 17, 20 and 24 in the workshop meeting room on the
fourth floor of the Martin County Administrative Center, 2401 S.E.
Monterey Road, in Stuart. Guardians ad Litem are volunteers who
advocate for the best interest of abused, abandoned and neglected
children in court. Volunteers must be 21 years of age, submit an
application, submit to a criminal background check, submit to a per-
sonal reference check and attend 30 hours of training which will
include courtroom observation and independent study. For informa-
tion, call (772)785-5804.
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At Your Service On Page 2
Letter to the Editor
Nine years ago, Florida won a
groundbreaking lawsuit with the
tobacco industry resulting in a
$13 billion settlement. A portion
of the funds helped launch a pro-
gram designed to educate youth
about the dangers of tobacco
use. The program resulted in
dramatic decreases in teen
smoking rates in Florida, and
became a model for other states.
However, since 2002 the
Florida Legislature has cut the
program's funding, and youth
smoking rates are no longer on a
rapid decline. Meanwhile, the
tobacco companies spend more
in Florida than any other state
pushing their deadly products -
- over a billion dollars in Florida
Okeechobee Christian Cycles meets every Saturday at 7 a.m. in
the park under the covered bandstand. We will have a short dis-
cussion of business and get on the ride by 7:30 a.m. Anyone is
welcome to ride twice before joining. For information on the ride
for the week or any questions, contact: Roland Spencer at (863)
697-2247, Debbie Izzo at (863) 634-6257 or Holly Stewart at (863),
A.A meets from 7:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the Church of Our Sav-
iour, 200 N.W. Third St. It will be anopen step meeting.
(A.A.) open 12 step meeting from 7:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the
Church of Our Savior, 200 N.W Third St.
A.A. meeting will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the United
Methodist Church, 200 N.W Second St. This will be an open
Foster Parent Orientation will be hosted by the Hibiscus Chil-
dren's Center on the last Monday of every month from 6 until 7
p.m. The orientation is for those interested in fostering or adopt-
ing in Okeechobee County. This meeting requires no RSVP and is
a question/answer forum. It will be at the IRCC Okeechobee Cam-
pus, 2229 N.W. NinthAve. For information, call the Foster Care
Program at 1-(800) 403-9311.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. for open discussion at
Buckhead Ridge Christian Church, 3 Linda Road. For information
call (863) 634-4780.
Rotary Club of Okeechobee meets each Tuesday at noon at
Beef O'Brady's Restaurant, 608 S. Parrott Ave. The meetings are
open to the public. For information, contact Lonnie Kirsch at
(A.A.) Closed discussion meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the
Church of Our Savior, 200 N.W. Third St.
Grief and Loss Support Group meets every Tuesday at 10 a.m.
at the Hospice Building located at 411 S.E. Fourth St. in Okee-
chobee. 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. Any-
one 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) 467-5261.
Widows and Widowers support group meets at 8:30 a.m. at
the Clock Restaurant, 1i111 '. Parrott Ave., for breakfast. For infor-
mation, call (863) 357-"297.. .. ...
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 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.
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.
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 Dr. Edward Douglas at (863) 763-4320.
Martha's House support groups meet each Wednesday. Span-
ish groups meet from 7 until 8 p.m. at the Okeechobee Christian
Church, 3055 S.E. 18th Terrace. Ana Romero is the group facilita-
tor. Another group meets in the Okeechobee County Health
Department, 1798 N.W. Ninth Ave., from 5 until 6 p.m. with Irene
Luck as the group facilitator. There is another meeting from 6 until
7 p.m. with Shirlean Graham as the facilitator. For information,
call (863) 763-2893.
AA meeting meets from noon until 1 p.m. at the First United
Methodist Church 200 N.W Second St. This is an open meeting.
A.A. meeting meets from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Sacred Heart
Catholic Church, 701 S.W. Sixth St. This will be a closed discus-
Narcotic Anonymous (NA) meet in the New Horizon building,
1600 S.W. Second Ave., from 7 until 8 p.m. For information, call
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 Rinaldo at (863)
A.A. Closed big book meeting from 8 p.m. until 9 p.m. at
Church of Our Savior, 200 N.W. Third St.
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 welcome to attend.
There is Census, IGI (International Genealogical Index), Social
Security Death Index and military information available. For infor-
mation, call (863) 763-6510 or (863) 467-5261.
Christian Fellowship Prayer group meets at 9:30 a.m. in the fel-
lowship hall at 412 N.W Sixth St. For information, call (863) 763-
Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee will meet from noon until 1 p.m.
at Village 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.
Cowboys for Christ will meet at Dunklin Memorial, 407 N.W.
Third Ave. For information, call Mike Fletcher at (863) 357-6257.
Martha's House Inc. will hold weekly support groups for
women who are, or have been, affected by domestic violence and
abusive relationships at 6 p.m. For information call (863) 763-
2893, or call Shirlean Graham or Irene Luck at (863) 763-2893 or
Social Security Administration Office hours are from 9 a.m.
until noon at the One Stop Center, 123 S.W. Park St.
Free Adult Basic Education/GED and English as a Second Lan-
guage classes are held from 7 until 9 p.m. at the Sacred Heart
Catholic Church, 701 S.W Sixth St.
Ongoing Caregiver Support Group Hospice 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 caregivers to give one another
support, information and ideas. The meetings are held at Hospice
at 411 S.E. Fourth St. For information, call (863) 467-2321.
advertising last year alone.
If Amendment 4 is passed by
Florida voters it will require the
legislature to restore funding to
our state's youth tobacco pre-
vention program. The funds
would be reinstated a year from
now on the tenth anniversary
of Florida's historic legal settle-
ment with Big Tobacco.
Support Amendment 4 and
you are helping save thousands
of Florida's kids from a prema-
ture death due to tobacco addic-
tion. Let's send a clear message
to our elected officials -- and
the tobacco companies that
Floridians will continue to lead
the way in reducing the deadly
consequences of tobacco use.
American Cancer Society
4-H Awards Banquet is Saturday
The 2006 Okeechobee County 4-H Awards Banquet will be
Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Okeechobee High School Cafeteria.
The Chinese Auction starts at 5 p.m. Dinner begins at 6 p.m.
Tickets are $2 in advance and $5 at the door. Please RSVP at the
extension office by calling (863) 763-6469. Please bring a
dessert to share.
Quality of life is talk show topic
Family Stations, Inc., will host a radio talk show at 7:30 a.m.
on Saturday, Aug. 26 with special guest Elizabeth Whittles, pres-
ident of the Treasure Coast Coordination Coalition (TC3). The
topic of discussion will be issues that adversely impact the qual-
ity of life for residents of the four-county area. The show will be
rebroadcast at I and 6 p.m. on WWFR 91.7 FM and 100.3 FM.
For information, contact Elizabeth Whittles at (772) 288-5758,
or Karen at (772) 335-3030.
Lodge plans spaghetti dinner
Okeechobee Lodge #237, F&AM will hold a spaghetti dinner
Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Okeechobee Masonic Lodge, 107 N.W.
Fifth Ave., from 4 until 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person. The
menu will include tossed salad, spaghetti and meat sauce, gar-
lic bread, dessert and beverage. Tickets can be purchased from
any member of the Lodge, or at the door. Contact Jose Verano
at (863) 634-2071 or Rick Holt at (863) 634-8085 for informa-
CIS/PAL golf tourney planned
Communities in Schools (CIS) and the Police Athletic
League will be hosting their seventh annual golf tournament on
Saturday, Aug. 26, beginning with an 8 a.m. shotgun start at the
Okeechobee Golf & Country Club. Hole, tee and team sponsor-
ships are still available. Prizes will be given to the winning team,
as well as the ninth and next-to-last place teams. Monetary
donations will be accepted, and volunteers are still needed to
help with the tournament. On the day of the event, barbecue
chicken and rib dinners will be sold. All proceeds from the tour-
nament will go to fund CIS projects. For information, call (863)
Scientist to speak at IRCC
Palm scientist Dr. John Dowe will speak on the main campus
of Indian River Community College (IRCC), 3209 Virginia
Avenue, in Fort Pierce on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 10 until 11:30
a.m. on palms in the genus Livistona. He will speak again from
1:30 until 3 p.m. on the cyclone/hurricane adaptation of palms.
He will also speak at the Kight Center, room V442, at 10 a.m. on
Sunday, Aug. 27, on the MacArthur Palm.,, ^;, a -
OHS advisory council will meet
The Okeechobee High School (OHS) advisory council will
hold its organizational meeting Monday, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m. in
the media center. Items on the agenda will include the'election
of officers, approval of the school improvement plan and budg-
et requests. All parents are invited. For information, call (863)
Girl Scouts plan sign-up session
There will be an information and registration session for Girl
Scouts on Thursday, Aug. 31, from 6 until 8 p.m. The session
will be held in the cafeteria at the Okeechobee Freshman Cam-
pus, 610 S.W. Second Ave. For information, contact Laurie
Pharr at (863) 634-0465.
Political rally planned in BHR
Buckhead Ridge Homeowners Association will host a
Glades County political rally at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 31, at
the Community Center, 760 S.R. 78 W. State, circuit and local'
candidates will be speaking and available afterwards for ques-
tions. Refreshments will be served: For information, contact
Rogel Brown at (863) 467.6596.
OSAC training group to meet
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition community
outreach and training committee will meet Friday, Sept. 1, from
9 until 10 a.m. at 1600 S.W. Second Ave. For information, call
Ken Kenworthy at (863) 462-5000, ext. 273, or Val Marone at
Labor Day Festival, rodeo planned
The annual Labor Day Festival, Parade and PRCA Rodeo will
be held Sept. 2-4 in Okeechobee. For information, contact the
Okeechobee Chamber of Commerce at (863) 763-6464.
Church offering special class
The Abundant Blessings Church, 4550 U.S. 441 N., is offering
a free class taught by Reverend Frank Adams on the importance
of a healthy mind. The class will begin Sunday, Sept. 3, and will
last for 12 weeks. The class will start at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday.
The class will cover ,the relationship between one's thoughts
and physical control and spiritual health. For information, call
Methodist Church plans open house
The First United Methodist Church, 200 N.W Second St., will
hold an open house on each Sunday in September (Sept. 3,10,
17 and 24). Services are: 8 a.m. traditional; 9:30 a.m. contem-
porary; and, 11 a.m. traditional. Child care is provided. For
information, contact the church office at (863) 763-4021.
Ronald McDonald to visit library
Ronald McDonald will appear at the Okeechobee County
Library, 206 S.W. 16th St., on Friday, Sept. 15, at 3:30 p.m. He
will be at the library to promote the McDonald's Reading Chal-
lenge program and encourage children in grads kindergarten
through five to visit their local libraries and obtain a library card
throughout the month of September. During the program, chil-
dren who sign up for a library card or show a valid library card
will receive a Reading Challenge Visit Card and coupons for free
McDonald's food, while supplies last. Complete rules for the
McDonald's Reading Challenge are available at the Okee-
chobee County Library. For information, call (86) 763-3536.
Scrapbooking party planned
A scrapbooking crop party will be held on Friday, Sept. 8,
from 6 until 10 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 200
N.W. Second St. All levels of scrapbookers are welcome. This
month there will be a demonstration on the use of punches to
enhance your scrapbook pages and handmade cards. There
will also be a representative from Creative Memories to assist
you with your scrapbooking questions and needs. For informa-
tion, call Carolyn at (863) 634-1885 or Joan at (863) 467-0290.
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BEST DEAL IN ISLES!
* VIKINGS "DEEP COUNTRY" 1.25 ACRE
PARCELS! Various location we have addresses for
each. Phone Jerry for details. REDUCED TO SELL
NOW! JUST $35,000 TO $40,000 EACH!
* 491122 FINE VIKINGS PARCEL PRICED TO
SELL'! c bmpare! Nice parcel with power line in front
at 15784 NW, 62nd St. We haveqrpap. JUST $,34,900!,
* # 892014.50 ACRES WITH FRONTAGE ON BUSY
78 WEST! Zoned Agriculture, Land Use Plan desig-
nation has been URMU! Okeechobee County at 9371
Hwy. 78W. $450,0001
OK ACRES/10 ACRE PARCELS NOW
WITH SELLER FINANCING
FOR A LIMITED TIME QNLY!
Please call Don Renfranz /IRealtor
Financing Terms: With 20% Cash down payment ($50,000),
Sellers will hold a First Mortgage of balance payable In month-
ly payments of principal & Interest @ 8 00'APR based on 15yr.
amortization, to come to term (balloon payment) at the end of
3rd year from date of note.
* 10 ACRES CLOSE TO TOWN! Lot #7 @ OK Acres
on NE 8uth Ae. $220,000! ., .. .
S10 ACRES EACH! GOOD PAVED ROAD FRONT!
o' 1'3, 17 4a' OK Acre-, directly fronting on paved
NE 80th Ave. $250,000 EACH!
* 11.8+ ACRES AT NORTH END! Lot #1 @ OK
ACRESon NE 80th Ave.! $250,000!
REALTOR Taylor Creek Real Estate
Cell: 863-634-4596 Home: 863-467-2930
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED-AT A 391422 CONTEMPORARY 3/2 SEA-
GREAT PRICE, TOO! Concrete house WALLED WATERFRONT DOU-
w/frame addi-tion totals 3 bedrooms / BLEWIDE! This 1996 Jacobsen should be
2.5+ baths plus laundry rm, sewing rm, .easier to finance than older trailers! Very
big den/office, screened patio w/ hottub, good Treasure Island location on west
seawall w / dock, nice tilework and recent dead-end portion of SE 26th Street! Major
up-grades! YOU HAVE TO SEE AT apps. and some furniture stay! SHOWS
JUST $199,900! GREAT AT $179,000!
OK ACRES -10 ACRE PARCELS!
"Best pricesaroundii on iligh quallyacreager"
1.t #7 $220,000 Seller Financedl
Lot #13 $250,000 Seller FinancedI
Lot #17 $250,000 Seller FinancedI
Lot #1 $250,000 Seller Financedi!
#89201 4+ ACRES W/HWY 78 W FRONTAGE! Zoned AC in "Resort
Corridor" at 9371 Hwy 78 W! POTENTIAL AT $450,000!
#91733 ISLES 'DRY' LOT FOR DOUBLEWIDE! Located 2208 SE 38th
Trail! You pay sewer assessment, hook-ups, and title insurance and it's
yours "As Is" at $45,000 firm! YOU WON'T FIND A BETTER DEAL!
#91122 PRAIRIE PARCEL PRICED TO BEAT THE COMPETITION!
Why pay $40,000-or more? And it's a nice one with power line! We have
map and, directions to get to it at 15784 NW 262nd Street! JUST $34,900!
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Pages Contact Kay Sheedy at 763-3134
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* (2) 13+ acres in the Estate at Okeechobee
* REDUCED! 20+/- acres, Okpe OCs,:i.ca counry
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fenced yard & landscaping. $169,000 #215H port; storage shed & above ground
Call Lori 863-634-1457 pool.$158,900 #200A Call Jeri 863-634-6056
OAK LAKE VILLA 2BR28A excepliknally RIVER RUN RESORT 3BRI28A DWMH
wellkept.ceramictile;NEWknock-downtexture w/Carport. Family Rm & Kitchen
on walls;screen endosed courtyard. $126,000 Conveniently located. $99,000 #217H Call
#200 Call Lori 863-634-1457 Lori 863-634-1457
Do you have a piece of
property or a house you would like to sell?
To find out how you can
be in this Real Estate Book contact Kay
6 The Okeechobee News, Saturday, August 26, 2006
FULL SERVICE REALTOR
4251 HwY. 441 S.
Fax: 763-6068 Office 763-5588
\L MLS ".
2ree rred Troperties
Of Okeechobee Realty, Inc.
Kathy Godwin o* Ii K lIiuker
3126 Highway 441 S 863-763-8222
prefprop@'sarthlin, net u'.pref rl.''t pelto-ti-n' echobei.com
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Waterfront Lake Okeechobee access "tur-
rushed'" DWVMH 3Bd/2PBa, LR w, fireplace,
Den RM, screen RM, 2 car garage. new dock
20\40, new seawall. roof new 2005. Home has.
many updates, easy to show. $275.000.
WATERFRONT ON BUCKHEAD RIDGE
3Bd/3Ba home in BHR. Lake Okeechobee
access, two car garage, C/A/H, 2940 square
feet of living space, formal living room, eat in
kitchen with island, pool, home office 'and
more. Contact Pat Goolsby at 863-634-5588.
BLUr -lr.l RLN t4h3,UUU
Pool Home 4/2/2 -Located in Premier
CommunJit-Blue Heron Gollt & Country Club.
home has all the features you expect. Refrestung
tile Iover, carpet bedrooms, light interior.'high
cellings. Master Suite w i luxurious BA. trench
doors to Lg FL Rm. Call Kathy 634-Sb.6. 190989Q
IAYLUO R CIRK ISL Lt S26,UUU 000S- fiWRM lSS tWS
"REDUCED" Location, location lake access CUSTOM HOME
watertont concrete NMadray home in Taylor See this Lakefront custom Nlanufacturec
Creek Isles-. Cotner lot 3Bd 2Ba w Fla. room, home with apartment and separate entrance
ex. Ig. utility room. Fishermen take notice!! Fireplace, 4/,,3, breakfast nook. Call Pat 634
Just 5 minutes to Taylor Creek locks. 1 90748) 5588. (#91043)
1). Very nice and clean 2UUZ manutac- mcluaes: 2z/u sq rt nome w/pool ana
tured home. 2/2 with attached carport hot tub, CBS duplex, 19 MH/RV spaces
and Florida room. Must see to appreci- and 1800 sq ft detached garage. Don't
ate most furnishing stay. Key in listing miss this one! Seller will finance with a
office. Do not let this one get away. substantial down payment. Call for
$105,000. (#91545) more details! $995,000. (#89629)
2). Pristine CBS home with 3Bd/2Ba in 4). Well kept, 2 bdrm/2 bath on lake
SW section of town. New roof and large access canal, CBS. construction, newly
master suite, ceramic tile and carpet, remodeled kitchen, new roof in "05,
screened porch, sprinkler system and Florida room with water view, open
much more! A must see! Asking back porch, seawall, sprinkler system,
$350,000. (#90645) more, more, more! Asking $285,000.
3). RV/Mobile home park on 2.25 acres (#90909)
Advertise The Okeechobee News Real Estate
Pages Contact Kay Sheedy at 763-3134
J&S ESTATES $155,000
2Bd !2Ba home located in I&S Estates. I car
garage. heated in ground pool solar 1.000 ft.
piping w/ .aux. 175.000 BTU heater., water filter
system, w% ork out room. sprinkler system. Call
Kathy 634-5676. (#90065)
MINUTES FROM TAILOR CREEK
Beautiful immaculate new 3/2 Manufactured
home near Taylor Creek & the lake. Whirlpool
garden tub to relax in after a-hard day of fishing
or cook up tho.e hfih in the great room -tvle
kitchen wi iood cabinetUs & tile. Call Pat o34-
SLU[N C LUINT I lYl "i--2,UUU
2Bd/2Ba on 4-77 acres .1997 \\a-s-au Home)
with screened greenhouse plant area, stocked
pond, patio, yard has been landscaped with
Fla. trees & plants. Tractor lawn mower, new
May 05 10906361
DI.MH furnished 22, 2. 2 screen porches.
Fla. room w, built in cedar shelvmg chain link
fence in rear. shed \\ iw.vaher driverr patio,
DR %w.'built in china cabinet, walk in closets
both BRs, Ig master bath. $150.000. (491374)
MINUTES TO THE LAKE $345,000
4 / 2.5 / 2 w / in ground pool great rm w / stone
fireplace, formal living rm w!stone fireplace.
formal dining rm, large screened room across
back of home overlooking pool. Chain link
back yard for children/pets. Near schools.
* INDUSTRIAL LOTS Large Industrial lots in city, +/- 2
acres, cleared. Call Pat Goolsby for details, 634-5588.*
RIVER OAK ACRES: Very rare airstrip vacant lot in
upscale neighborhood. Beautiful cleared lot. Oak trees,
High & dry. Call Kathy 634-8676. $220,000. (#90339)
* 20 /- less road right of way, cleared high & dry acres
on Hwy. 700A. Beautiful home site. Can be divided. Call
Pat at 864-634-5588.
* 10 acres less road right of way near town. Call Pat 863-
* Large lot in city (3/4 acre), zoned multi-family/resi-
dential. Great location. Call Pat 863-634-5588.
* 24 +/- acres, pole barn and office. Call Pat 863-634-
'* 50 acres cleared. Call Pat 634-5588.
* 1 2 acres in Viking REDLICED Call Pat 634-5588..
* LoA; in Ba~.,roiod Viking Edpewater Estates, Taylor
Creek lile_' Treaiure Island. and 2Acres onRimCanal.
Please call Kathy 863-634-8676 for more details.
NOTE: These offerings are subject to errors,, omissions or withdrawal without notice. Information believed accurate but not guaranteed.
realty group, LLC
'. mobile home with fireplace and
I' lot with lake access. Private
] $135,00) 8el,, r r pprat ,,:d \alun '
Cal$250000 Call Joe at 863-610-
Fisherman Great location one
moblok rom 441 behind U-Save.
Slrl.I Sq Ft, fully rented. 6 estab-
shepantry i n Buckhead Ridge. Hugeto
.. month offering maximum flexi-
S lot with lakinone access ,000. CPrivatell
.p for your boat and a ace
* 170' X 220 building lot in Country Meadows. Asking only $60000.
* Multi- Family lots seven large Multi-Family lots in great location East
4ide of town, j.ust off HWY 710 near Everglades Blvd Can buIld up to .39
unit. Asking 1.000,000 ca,000.Call EJoeat8er at 863-634-746.63-610-
* 18.95 Beautiful acres in the NE section. Call Joe to see thGir acreage
Recently reduced to 42 Ft, fully rented. 6 estab-375.
Recent!\' reduced to $426.375.
"I you are interested in listing your proepery,
give us a call. We are current seeking new listings.
Callas to discuss the sale I your property
Elbert Batton ~ Licensed Real Estate Broker
Melissa Arnold: 863-610-2280
Lisa Molyneaux: 863-697-1261 Joe Arnold: 863-610-1639
Shelly Batton: 863-634-5294
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At the Movies
The following movies are now
showing at the Brahman Theatres
Movie times for Friday, Aug. 25,
through Thursday, Aug. 31, are as
Theatre I -"Snakes on a Plane"
(R) Showtimes: Friday at 7 and 9
p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 2,
4:15, 7 and 9 p.m. Monday at 3 and
7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday at 2,4:15, 7 and 9 p.m.
Theatre II "Devil Wears Prada"
(PG-13} Showtimes: Friday at 7
and 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at
2, 4:15, 7 and 9 p.m. Monday at 3
and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9
Theatre III "Accepted" (PG-13)
Showtimes: Friday at 7 and 9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday at 2, 4:15, 7
and 9 p.m. Monday at 3 and 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
at 2,4:15, 7 and 9 p.m.
Tickets are $5.50 for adults; chil-
dren 12 and under are $4.50; senior
citizens are $4.50 for all movies;
and, matinees are $4.
For information, call (863) 763-
drop-off bins open
Public recycling drop-off bins
are located at the Okeechobee
County Vehicle Maintenance Facili-
ty, 306 N.W Ninth Ave., and the
Okeechobee Landfill, 10800 N.E.
128th Ave. The vehicle mainte-
nance facility is open from 8 a.m.,
until noon and from 1 p.m. until 5
p.m., Monday through Friday. It is
closed on weekends and holidays.
Only recyclable materials such as
newspaper, aluminum and metal
cans, corrugated cardboard, glass
jars and bottles and plastics #1
through #7 are accepted at the
public facilities. Items not accepted
include: plastic shopping bags;
commercial business items; tires;
appliances; electronic devices;
yard trash; household trash; oil,
gas, paint or household hazardous
waste; and, batteries. For more
information: contact Russell Row-
land, county solid waste manager,
at (863) 763-1811, or Waste Man-
agement of Okeechobee at (863)
357-0111, or (863) 763-4818.
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Ha' e- ou sa\ ed a life today? Vol-
unteer as an American Red Cross
instructor and teach others the
skills they need to ,save lives. You
can help the American Red Cross
reach people in your community Ao
with lifesaving training, including !
CPR, First Aid, Automated External
Defibrillation, and HIV/AIDS Pre-
vention. Contact the Okeechobee
Branch of the American Red Cross
at (863) 763-2488 to find out more.
elderly are needed *
The Long-Term Care Ombuds-
man Council is seeking volunteers
to serve as advocates for residents
of nursing homes and assisted liv-
ing facilities. Volunteers are special-
ly trained and certified to investi- 1
gate and resolve resident
complaints and to carry out inspec- n
tions of facilities. Licensed social
workers, pharmacists, elder law
attorneys, physicians, nurses and
others with a sincere interest in the
elderly are urged to apply. Call
Linda Slattery at (772) 595-1385.
quilts for sale
The Tantie Quilters now have
baby and regular size quilts for
sale. For information, call Margaret
at (863) 467-8020, or Janet at (863)
The Florida State Animal Law
828.30 Rabies vaccination of
dogs, cats and ferrets. Okeechobee
County Ordinance Sec. 10-111,
Vaccination against rabies required
and Okeechobee City Ordinance 4- b
26, vaccinations. All dogs, cats and
ferrets 4 months and older must be
vaccinated once a year by a
licensed veterinarian against rabies
with a United States Government
approved vaccine. Animal licenses
are purchased at the Animal Con-
trol facility with proof of current
rabies vaccination. For informa-
tion, call Animal Control at (863)
Okeechobee is in desperate
need of people willing to provide
foster children a normal family life
with nutritious meals, good daily
care and a stimulating environ-
ment. Foster parents may be mar-
ried, divorced or single. Their most
important characteristic is that they .
are caring individuals who under-
stand the problems and needs of
foster children. Please contact
Karissa Richards at 1-(800) 403-
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Car Pool 110
Share a ride 115
Card of Thanks 120
In Memoriam 125
Give Away 140
Garagei'Yard Sale 145
Special Notices 155
900 Numbers 160
Bag of New Clothes, parking
lot, front of Family Dollar
Store on 70 East. Call to
identify. 863-763-0346 aft 5
CATS (2) Neutered males. Call
to ID. (863)357-3225
LARGE DOG- Vic of Ft Drum
Ranchettes, Call to identify.
LARGE FEMALE DOG Mix
breed, Tan w/blk. tail. Found in
Taylor Creek Isles on 8/12.
PIs. call to identify. 467-4734
How fast can your car
go? It can go even faster
when you seD It hi the
GERMAN SHEPHERD / LAB
MIX: Female. Lost in vic. of
Treasure Island. Reward.
BASSETT HOUND MIX (2),
male & female, about 9 mos.
old. Prefer to stay together.
CATS (2), To good homes. 1
neutered male & 1 spayed
LAB MIX PUPPY, Black, Fe-
male. Free to good home.
21/2 mo. old w/shots &
PIT BULL PUPPIES, 2 females,
solid white w/red nose. 3
mos. old. Need loving
PITBULL, To good home,
male, 11/2 yrs. old, friendly,
needs room to run. Owner
3350 NW 168th Ct.
Sat., Aug. 26th, 8am to??
Furniture, clothes (baby, kid's
& women's), air compressor,
garden tiller, dishes & more.
Time to clean out the
attic, basement and/or
garage? Advertise your
yard sale In the classi-
fleds and make your
clean uo a breeze
I.pca Noice 15
Los~ ~ ~ t
Ecouploe. Muent pass drug
Job Information 225
Job Training 227
LIVE-IN NANNY NEEDED
Yeehaw Junction area for 2
small children of nice married
couple. Must pass drug
screen, Ref's req. Pis. call
' im e 0205
220 OR 440 CSR
Call 863-467-0331 for appt.
A Hi-tech company needs:
Pick up application
@ 100 SW 15th St. or
Fax resume to 863-467-0816
ALL ABOUT YOU
Is accepting applications
for HHA's & CNA's
for the Okeechobee area.
Immediate openings for Full
and Part time positions.
Please call (863)824-8733
NR # 30211037
(AM & PM)
1111 S. Parrot Ave.
Experienced Tractor Driver
needed for large dairy farm.
Must be willing to
occasionally milk cows.
9:00 a.m. to Noon.
CAT Exp. Pref., Must have
own tools, Solid company
with comp. salary.
(561)793-0322, Ext. 106
IExp'd workers needed for
I Equipment Operators
lElectrician's Helpers I
SLaborers & Helpers
SOnly serious, self motivated
need apply. Clean driving
I record. Weekly travel req'd I
I in Fl. DFWP 401K,
I Paid Holidays/acation
All Phases, Clean DL
CDL B w/Hazmat req. Exp.
Pref., Comp., Salary plus OT
(561)793-0322, ext. 106
LAWN MAINTENANCE F/T
Available immediately, Experi-
enced preferred. Please call
(863)532-9499 for interview
Local construction company -
Looking to fill general con-
struction positions. Must
have experience in carpentry,
drywall, roofing and painting.
Must have valid Driver's Li-
cense. Call (863)357-2700
Help needed, Please mail
Resume to: 304 NE 19th Dr,
Okeechobee FL 34972
Class A License
w/HAZMAT & Tanker.
Retirement, Vacation &
SEPTIC & DRAIN FIELD
Will train, experience preferred.
(863)634-6300 or 467-9966
Needed for Dredging Company
7a- 5p Weekdays
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Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Apply In Person Only At
Business Office, 406 N.W. 4th Street
Immediate Openings All Shifts
Full Time/Part Time RN's & LPN's
Apply In Person To:
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
1646 Hwy. 441 North
Energetic, Personable Medical
Assistant Needed. Full Time
in busy medical office. Exp.
necessary. Fax CV to
Find It faster. Sell It soon-
er in the classifieds
ICE CREAM TRUCK DRIVER:
Part Time, Early Evenings &
Weekends. Great pay. Must
have clean driving record &
cell phone. Call for appt./appli-
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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
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Air Conditioners 505
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Books & Magazines 535
Business Equipment 545
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Drapes, Linens & Fabr;cs 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
Toys & Games 730
Wanted to Buy 740
A/C 21/2 TON, Package unit
w/heat strip. Just serviced.
Exc. cond. $350.
AIR CONDITIONER '05 York
3.5 ton package unit w/ heat,
new in box. $1750
AIR CONDITIONER 3 1,2 ir,
eniral urinl FriiJdaire, A'C &
Heal 1.j00 1863169'-2044
TWO 1/2 TON COLEMAN A/C
w/heat strips. $150.
AIR CONDITIONER, 18,000
btu, heats & cools. $75
REFRIG. Kenmore side by
side, W&l in door, Elec
Range smooth top $800
WASHER: Westinghouse &
DRYER: Kenmore. Both in
Excellent cond. $160 neg.
will sep. (863)763-6591
WASHER, Whirlpool, Heavy
Duty & DRYER, Kenmore, 90
series. $150 for both, will.
SCHWINN, Orange County
Chopper, like new, $175.
CERAMIC TILE, grey, 12x12, 2
boxes w/20 pcs., great for
entry foyer, $20.
ELITE COMPOSED ROOFING
PANELS- New, 4'W x38"L,
3" insulation, $2000 for all
will sell sep (863)763-5011
SHOP LIGHTS (4), holds (4)
fluorescent bulbs. $50 for
all, will separate.
VINYL SIDING- Georgia Pacif-
ic, light gray, new, one full
box of 22 12ft sections.
37"W x 38L. Slide up/down.
$50 for all. 863-697-2044
POWERFLITE Carpel Cleaning
Machine, Comm'I w/20 hose,
Tools, some chemicals &
CRIB & MATTRESS, Like new,
all wood crib. $170
CRIB BEDDING SET, $30
SWING SET, Solid wood.
$125 (863)612-5037 La-
WICKER BASSINET Natural
color w/mattress. NICE! Dk;
Wood Cradle, $100/both.
Will sell sep. 863-357-1032
FLOWER GIRL DRESSES (2)
Identical, white sizes 4 & 6.
Paid $400/both, asking $200.
Will sell sep. 863-634-0339
FORMAL GOWN, Size 12,
worn once, lavender, great
condition. Paid $275, asking
CARVED WOOD BABY FOX
Life sized, painted, handmade
by artist, $275.863-763-3302
COMPUTER, Hewlett Pavilion
Packard 6343 model: Com-
plete w/printer. Great condi-
tion. $100 (863)697-3316
PENTIUM 4- Complete, key-
board, mouse, educational
SCANNER- UMAX Astra
1220S, All hardware. Extra
software, Win. 98, $25.
(863)675-4970 Lv. msg.
BEDROOM SET, King bed w/
mirrored canopy, lighted head-
board, dresser & night stand.
$300 neg., (863)634-1055
BUNK BED w/Loft: Oak wood
with built in drawers, desk &
COACH & LOVESEAT, Leather,
blush color. $400
COFFEE TABLE, 2-End tables
& Sofa table, chrome &
brass w/glass tops. $250/all.
COMPUTER DESK: Large,
Light Oat Wood Look. $50.
DESK- all wood, white Formi-
ca covered, 24Wx40Lx30H,5
drawers, 1 door, on wheels,
DINETTE TABLE, metal & 4
chairs, glass top w/cloth
covered chairs, $75. Call
(863) 357-2412 after 5pm.
DINING ROOM TABLE, Cherry
wood, with 6 leather covered
chairs. 38x79 with leaf.
DINING ROOM TABLE- Tile
top, White wash, Peach tile
w/pattern, Seats 4. $150.
DINING TABLE custom made
w/glass top, nice cond. Cost
$1150 new, sacrifice for
DINING TABLE, Glass top w/6
chairs. $375. (239)537-4253
ENTER./CURIO UNIT- Wicker,
6'6"H, 5'W, 18"D. Curved
top, 8 side shelves,'3 center
Birchwood, beautiful, mint
Solid wood, cortee table &
end able Fits 42" w/s tv.
FUTON- White, Metal, Good
GIRLS BEDROOM SUITE
Natural wood, incl. bed, dress-
ers, desk, nghtstds, mirror,
$800 Negot. 561-790-6589
GLASS TOP TABLE 36"w/four
chairs. Designer full length
mirrors, (2). Ped. sink/faucet.
$350. Will sep. 561-625-4306
GLIDER ROCKER CHAIR
wN/'Glider Onoman, Blue Rose
::lowers on Beige E
KING SIZE BED- Oriental. 4
pi':sler Soli wood0 Goo
LIVING ROOM SET, Love seat,
chair & ottoman. Like new
LIVING ROOM SET Sleeper
sofa, loveseat & ALazyboy
LIVING ROOM SET, Sofa,
loveseat, wing chair, 4 oak
claw foot tables, mint cond.
MATTRESS: Queen Size,
Complete w/Frame & Box
Spring. Good condition. $120.
OAK DINING TABLE w/6 up-
holstered chairs, good cond.
OFFICE SUITE, Decorator De-
signed, desk, file cabinet, book
shelves, couch, leather chair &
more. $2499 (863)674-0844
ROCKER & OTTOMAN GLIDER
SETS (2) Maple. Beige w/
green leaf & light rose buds.
$150 sell sep. 863-357-8788
SLEEPER SOFA & LOVE
SEAT, Drexel Heritage, off
white & jewel plaid, exc.
cond. $850 (863)763-4992
SLEEPER SOFA, Queen,
brown, very good condition,
$150 neg. (863)634-5095
SOFA, Sectional, 3 pc. Tan,
Sofa + Oversized swivel chair,
Round Coffee & 2 End Tables.
SOFAS (2), Matching, gray
w/flowers, good condition.
$200 or will separate.
TWIN BEDROOM SET &
Dressers, 2-End tables.
COAT: Black Fox & Lamb
Wool, Full Length. Designed
for casual to very formal. Pur-
chased 12/05 in New York.
Worn twice. Size 14. Looks
excellent on size 10-16. Paid
$6,000. Sacrifice for $1000.
Firm. Absolutely Gorgeous on
any age. Serious callers only
IMAGE 17.0 TREADMILL
Get fit fast in the comfort of
your own home. Used 1 mth.
400 Negot. 863-634-0761
OLYMPIC WEIGHT BENCH w/
Olympic Free Weights. Like
brand new. Pd. $350 / Now
$175 (561)662-4563 Keith
ANN. RING, Beautiful 112ctw,
5 Emerald cut diamonds,
14k. white gold, size 7.
DIAMOND RING w/wedding
band entwined, 1 carat, size
7, pear shaped, asking
DIAMOND RING- 1/2 ct,
.$450 (863)675-7105 or
GOLD NECKLACE 14K, 20"
chain with motorcycle medal-
lion, new $150. Asking $100.
CEILING FANS (2), Hunter.
USA made w/light kit. Cost
$125 each, asking $70 for
both, will sep. (561)633-1371
chair. Complete. 2 yrs. old,
used very little. $1000.
LIFT CHAIR, Beige, $300
CARGO TOP CARRIER, 18cu.
ft., Sears X-Cargo, excellent
condition. $75 (863)610-0412
HYDRAULIC PUMP for lowrid-
er, complete w/delta dumps
& aluminum block, $220 or
best offer. (863)763-3334
MRE'S (Meals Ready to Eat) 2
Cases (12 per case): $100
for both, will sep.
PLAY STATION II- Sony, W/5
games, 2 controllers. 2 mo
old, $150. (863)447-6620
ROAD MESH, Used with con-
crete, 5'x30' long, 6"
SCRAP METAL REMOVAL
Automobiles, Farm equipment
& aluminum. Please call
ACOUSTIC GUITARS, (2),
Esteban, w/soft case, Alva-
rez Mod. 5022, w/hard case,
BASS GUITAR Fender Mar-
cus Miller Jazz,. beautifully
crafted, perfect, hardshell
case. $725. 863-357-7406
DRUM SET, First Act, $175 or
best offer. (863)467-1301
GOLD YAMAHA TRUMPET
n exc cona. $300 or best of-
SNARE DRUM, with stand and
practice pad. paid $250
asking $50 (863)675-4098
TENOR SAX, by Conn, with
case, asking $450.
ENGRAVER-New Hermes, En-
gravogrjph 115 AC.DC..;88
amps, 10OK RPM, H.9. 1/15,
BIRD CAGE, Large, Wrime,
Good condition. $50.
Boston Terrier Pups, 10 wks
old, multi color, 2 males, 1
fem., shots & wormed.
COCKATIELS (2), with cage.
$75 (863)675-0247 LaBelle
CONURES (3), Mated pair &
older baby w/large cage. $600
CUSTOM BUILT FISH TANK
150 gallon. $500 or best offer,
DOBERMAN, female, reg., up
to date on shots, $300.
DOBERMAN, red & tan, male,
up to date on shots, $250.
GERBILS (5), with 2 aquari-
ums & tops. $20 for all
KERR PUPPIES- 7 1/2 wks,
free to good homes only
Puppy. Female. 3 weeks old.
Free to good home only. Pis.
TAMED COCKATIELS- handed
babys, $30 with out cage,
$45 with cage
TOY FOX TERRIER & Japa-
nese Chin both males $450.
for both. Or will sep.
SATELLITE RECEIVER, Dish
Network, model 2700 with
remote. $20 (863)763-0625
LADDER STANDS (2 MAN) 12
Ft. $85 (863)467-6818
TV, 48" Widescreen, with
base. $1300 (863)234-1067
AIR COMPRESSOR, 1hp, for
home workshop. Runs good.
$95 firm. (561)676-0427
AIR COMPRESSOR, Ingersoll
Rand, 5.5 hp, 6 months old.
Paid $750, Asking $600 neg.
DRILL PRESS, Delta Shop-
master, $50. (863)674-0416
GENERATOR, Coleman, 5,000
watts, 6250 surge, (3) 110's &
(1) 220 plug ins, used 10
hours. $450 (863)634-5095
PRESSURE WASHER- 400
psi, w/hoses, wands, tips,
trailer & 13 hp Honda Engine
$1500 firm (863)610-0756
AIR HOCKEY TABLE
4(6' like new. $125.
VACUUM CLEANERS, (2), Kir-
by, with all attachments.
$300 will sell separately.
NEW COIN COLLECTOR want-
ing to add to my collection.
Please call to sell coins &
paper money 239-693-4891
UHF/VHF, atleast 5ft tall,
reasonable price. Call
WANTED: FLORIDA ART
A.E. Backus, J. Hutchinson
H. Newton, G, Buckner, E.
Buckner, L. Roberts, A. Hair,
R A. McClendon, S. Newton,
BIG $$ (772)562-5567
Farm Produce 820
Services Wanted 830
Lawn & Garden 850
ROUND BALES (35)
$700/all, will sell separately.
.GELDING, 13 yrs. old, gray,
very fast, used on barrels &
,worked cows, exc..manners,
HORSE TRAILER: Logan' '88, 3
horse, slant stock trailer W/re-
movable tack wall. $1500 neg.
MISSING HORSE, 3 year old,
Sorrell Quarter horse, mare,
from Lake Port area.
PONY CART & HARNESS,
1000 or best offer.
REG. APPALOOSA'S- 1 Mare,
1 Gelding, good mariners,
saddleS minced. $3000 lor
TB BAY GELDING- 18yrs, exc
horse team pens & sorts cat-
tile, exp rider, $1800
HUSKY RIDING MOWER- au.
il, 18hp, -12' ul, $250)
LAWN TRACTOR, Husky Su-
preme, 26hp,. 54" cut, 1 Ocu.
ft. trailer, 94 hrs on motor.
$2000 neg. (863)634-1055
MTD MOWER- 12HR 38" cut,
runs good, $150
PUSH MOWER self propelled
Lawn Boy, 21", 4.5hp, sharp
-blade, good cond. NEW $400,
PUSH MOWER, 6 rip, 22" cut,
sell propelled $60
RIDING MOWER- Snapper,
Sih p. older model $200
ROTO TILLER Huskee 6 1/2
HP rear times. $400.
SELF PROP MOWER- 6.5HP,
lyr old, $100 or best offer
WEED EATER, Wheeled, 18",
RECYCLED LIME ready for de-
livery, limited quantity, high
calcium, Call for prce quote.
Ground Pounders Trucking
Business Places 910
Farm Property -
lHouse Rent 930
Land. Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
KINGS BAY: 1 BR, Furnished
w/ W&D, $825 mo. + sec.
dep. You pay electric.
NW OKEECHOBEE: 2 BR, 1BA,
on quiet St. Kids & pets wel-
come. $825 mo. & $2150
Moves you in. 561-795-1965
NW OKEECHOBEE: 2 BR, 2BA,
on quiet St. Kids & pets wel-
come. $850 mo. & $2200
Moves you in. 561-795-1965
OKEECHOBEE EFFICIENCY- Ig
bedroom, in town, no pets,
1st & sec + util, $500/mo.
Villa, 2br/2ba, $950 mo., 1st,
last & $600 sec., non-smkg.
env. no pets, lawn maint., 1
yr. lease. (863)610-1750
2,520 sq. ft., Hwy 441 N &
110th St. 7 miles N on 441.
BASSWOOD- 3BR/2BA CBS
Newly renovated, cent. a/c, all
apple's pets okay. $1250/mo.
How do you find a Job In
market? In the employ-
ment section of the clas-
10 Okeechobee News, Saturday, August 26, 2006
BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2BA HOME
on Taylor Ck. w/boat dock in
Blue Heron CC. $1600/mo.
Brand New AVAIL NOW
3BR/2BA In Dixie Ranch Es-
tates. Private, quiet, Includes
washer & dryer, lawn & water
$1100/mo. 1st, last & $500
FORT DRUM Area: 2 BR/2 BA
on 22 acres. Needs someone
capable of light maintenance,
mowing & care of some ani-
mals. Call (561)840-8835
IN OKEECHOBEE CITY: West-
ern Side. 4 Br., 2 Ba., $1200
mo. + 1st, last, sec. dep. &
refs. Call Barry 772-216-1461
KINGS BAY- 3/2, W/D, lawn
service included, pool, ten-
2,3 & 4 Bedroom. Short and
long term lease options.
Near Blue Heron, 3BR/1BA
house w/garage in nice
neighborhood. No pets.
$1200/mo. year lease. First,
last, and $500. Security to
move in. 863-610-1000
NEW HOME 3BR/2BA
Call Pritchards GMAC Real
OKEE. Houses For Rent
New home 3br, 2ba, Carport,
New Home 3br,2ba, Gar.
OKEECHOBEE: 3/2 & 3/1,
Totally renovated. Lg yards.
Bdring pets. $1200-$1300 o.
1st, last & sec. 561-723-2226
OKEECHOBEE- 3/2/1- Ever-
lade Estates, tile throughout,
1395/mo, 1st & sec,No pets
OKEECHOBEE, 3br, 2ba, 2 car
garage, cathedral ceilings,
OKEECHOBEE, 3BR/2BA, CBS,
Kings Bay. $1100/mo.
Call Rick (863)697-3096
850 sq. ft. w/
3 offices & bath.
month + utilities.
"The White House,".
1120 S. Parrott Ave
West Side of New Courthouse
Call Judy (863)467-0831
OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE
Furnished, Includes elec., wa-
ter, high speed. 863-697-3743
SHARE HOME- Prof. Woman
will share home near Post
Office w/ Prof. Non-smoker.
Full Hse privileges/private
room/bath. $500. mo, 1st,
last, security, share utilities
Townhouses Sale 1015
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots- Sale 1045
OpOenl House 1050
Out bf State -
Property Sale 1055
Prope arty Ilpct od'1060
Re Estate d1065
Resort Property -
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfrnt Property 1080
REMODELED: 1 Bdrm./1 Bath,
1 Story Building. 40 Oak Lake
Apts. $78,900. (863)763-839
BASS WOOD, 3BR/2BA, 1 car
garage, office, brand new CBS,
nice lot. iri ncing avail.. ready
rnow 1,179,900 863-484-0809
BEAUTIFUL 0/W on 5 Acres.
between LaBelle & Clewiston.
Horse fenced. Private & Se-
.ciuded Some owner financing
avjil $229,000 Call
Located in The Prairie
3br, 2ba, 1 %acres, On canal,
Sale or Lease. $145,000 or
$950/mo. Call for info.
OKEE- 3/2, 1 car gar. centrally
located in desired SW.sect,
many upgrades. Music See.
$208 000 (863)634-7680
OKEE., Large 4br, 2ba, 2 car
gar. 80' Canal front, New Sea
.wall, Tikki Hut, Fish cleaning-
station, Nice Canal to Taylor.
4 Creek, All qew appl.. Elec ,
SAL/C., Owner relocating A
Steal ai $249,900 Call for
more rnto. (561)762-3,309
55+ Resort Community.
Flodda room & storage room.
New furniture, flooring, kitchen
appliances, dishwasher & roof.
REDUCED BY $10,000111
Owner Finance Available
Large 3 Bdrm., 2 Ba w/Lake
access. LR, FR, DR, Eat In
ANTEBELLUM HOME Built in
1839, sits on 2 acres. Has 19
acres woods. Natural spring.
Located between 3 rivers. Un-
spoiled, protected. Buffalo,
Duck & Tennessee Rivers.
$145K. 863-763-8468 or
TATTRAL COUNTY, GA
431 Acres, Cattle Farm, Paved
Road, Brick Dwelling 1728 sq.
ft. CHA, Excellent soil, good
fences, pond & big creek.
Owned by same family for
75 years. $1,625,000.
Contact Tom Peterson at Tom
Peterson Inc. Realtors, Vidalia,
Mobe Home- L ot 2005
NlobHa Home-Parts 2010
Mobile Homes -Rent 2015
Mobile Homes Sale 2020
0ON RIM CANAL: Small, 1
Bdrm., $475. mo. (includes
utilities). + $300 sec. dep.
FURNISHED 1968 Mobile
Home, adult park, 57'x1l2',
37x1 3.8 screened ii Fla.
rm $18 000 or be31 offer.
REDUCED FOR QUICK SALE
1996 Fleetwood, 2br/1 ba, In
M/H Pk. in Okee. Turn Key
$24K Negor 1305)345-2472
mnoem you a nme Informed
wonder iMwspaipe readers
are move iuc full
Ca .mers/RVs 010
Jet ild 5015
Marine Acceasories 3P20
Marine Miscllneous 3025
Sport Vehee/ATVi 3035
ALUMACRAFT V14, seats, an-
chors, lights, $1250/best of-
fer. Includes tackle. Call
BASS BOAT, MOTOR/TRLR.
1991, 17' Grumman, w/7Ohp
Evinrude. Troll mtr, new batt.
BASS TRACKER, '88, 40hp
Johnson, new trolling motor,
tandem trailer, $1500 or best
FOUR WINDS, '99, 18' Ski
boat, 130hp Johnson, With ski
equip. Good cond. Ready To
Go! $6000. (863)673-2024
JON BOAT, 12 Ft., Flat Bottom
w/new trolling motor. Good
boat. $450. for both, will
MARATHON 1985, Cabin
Cruiser, 21 Ft., 190 hp. Merc.
$3500 neg. MooreHaven
PONTOON BOAT 25'1996
completely redone w/Evin.
112hp, '04 dual axle trir., $1 OK
or best offer. 863-634-7163
QUACHITA- 14FT, center con-
sole, fiberglass, 25HP Evin-
rude, Continental trailer
SEA KAYAK- Fiberglass w/rud-
der, 17', Northwest Cadence,
STARCRAFT 16' needs bat-
tery. 50hp Johnson, w/trlr.
TCRAFT BOAT, motor & trailer,
ready for fresh or salt water,
CROSS COUNTRY- 30ft, new
limres, $2500 or bel of-
BOAT MOTOR- Mere 15hp.
2005, low hours, j.1200
YAMAHA '04, 4hp cycle mo-
tor, like new, less than 100
hrs., 10ft. Tracker boat, tank,
,oar. $1100 (863)675-0162.
EVINRUDE '89, 70hl' Out-
board, runs excellent, can
GO CART, 3.5hp Briggs &
Stratton, single seat, roll
cage, good condition, $195
or best offer. (863)763-3334
GO CART- Manco 6.5hp 2
seater, new tires, runs great,
$850. (863)674-0539. La-
GO CART- Murray, 6.0 HP, 1
seater, runs great, new rear
tires. $650. (863)674-0539
HONDA 350X 1986- 3 wheel-
er, great cond, fast, hate.to
let go but need to-sell, $2000
POLARIS TRAIL BOSS 325,
'01, new chain & sprockets,
runs very good, $1600.
YAMAHA 400 Kodiak, '04-
4x4, excellent condition,
hardly used, $3700
TRAVEL TRAILER, 'it ml JrdJ
work, h3 i01, u1 poierileal
$700 (863)675-1113 Muse
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
CADILLAC EL DORADO '94,
Classic 1967 Triumph Chop-
per Project, 650cc, good title,
complete bike, needs ring job.
HONDA GOLDWING '77,
$1400 or best offer.
HONDA REBEL 1986, 250
Street Bike. Great condition.
Runs good. $500.
MOTOR CYCLE TRAILER,
Custom built, new tires & fen-
ders, tailgate lights, aluminum
ramp. $1275 (863)674-0898
SUZUKI- '06, SV650, 1800 mi.
$300. access included. Mint
YAMAHA VIRAGO 1998, 1100
CC, 12,400 mls., Garage
kept. Excellent condition.
BMW rare 535i 1990 Great for
the $. White w/tan leather, new
motor, trans, AC & more. Only
CHEVY MONTE CARLO '98, 2
door LS coupe, 88k, good
condition, fire red. $5000 or
best offer. (863)763-8504
FORD ESCORT STATION
WAGON, '95, $900. Or best
FORD TAURUS '91- strong
motor, good glass & body,
needs trans work, $250 neg
FORD T-BIRD '94 & Mercury
Cougar '88, excellent body,
bad motors, have motors.
$600 neg. (561)676-0427
FORD TEMPO GL '92, 68k,
Clean, runs good, cold air.
LINCOLN MARK VII '92, 5.0,
V8, auto., low miles. $2000
LINCOLN TOWNCAR '93
In great condition, auto, A/C,
all pwr. Must see to appre-
MAZDA RX7-'88, Needs a lit-
tle TLC. $500. or best offer.
MERCEDES '1981-240 diesel,
very clean asking $1000
OLDSMOBILE 98 1992, Good
condition. Needs work, but
runs good. $500/best offer
PONTIAC SE, '88, full power,
a/c, orig. owner, $2300 or
best offer. (863)697-8507
TOYOTA CAMRY '97, 4 cyl.,
4 door, cold air, p/w, p/I,
good cond., good on gas.
2500 neg. (863)634-4072
TOYOTA PASEO 1992, Needs
work: $500. (863)357-1365
VOLVO 240, '93, $2000. Or
best offer. (863)634-4518
CLUB CAR, '03, new condi-
tion, windshield, curtains,
fans, $2200. (863)697-1350
EZ GO, '97. 3 wneeier good
cond, good Dan tarer
$650 (863)0697-1350 or
CHEVY C30 '77, C a & chas-
sis, no motor or trans., '87
front clip, dual-headlights.
$950 neg. (772)519-3979
CHEVY COLORADO BEDLIN-
E P li:e new, $125.
CHEVY S-10 EIJGINE &
TRAjS. 89-90, 4(yl. 2 len-
der,, hood. all iur .350 or
tril otter (863)46-5680
ELEC FUEL PUMP- Brand
new, ever used. diesel pr
gas, 15 gal per minute, $300
or best offer (863)467-5680
ENGINE: 258 Cu.'in. Fits Jeeps'
or American Motors Cars.
Runs good. .$150.
FORD F150' 90-
No motor, parts only. $400
FORD TRITON '98- good run-
ning cond. $900 or best offer
FRAME; w/ Front End suspen-
sion and rear end. Fits 1978
3/4 Ton Suburban $75.
GENERAL P255/70R17 TIRES,
(3), $90. (863)763-8969.
JEEP CHEROKEE- '87, For
parts. Does not run. Needs
fuel pump $800. Neg.
REAR END: 8" Ford, Fits
1960's Mustangs and Fal-
cons. 5 lug bolt pattern.
REAR END: Fits Ford 1 Ton
Truck Approx. 1976. $100.
REAR END: Fits Ford F-600,
Approx. 1974. Detroit Locker.
RIMS & TIRES (4), 17"
Speedy, black, chrome lip, 4
buli Hondj's, all hardwvjrr.
RIMS (4), Low profile, 4 lug,
off a '97 Honda Civic. $250
TRANSMISSION, 5 speed out
of 4cyl. Chevy S10. $100
TRUCK CAP aluminum, for
small truck, teal,,$275.
TRUCK ENGINE: 6 cyl w,-3
speed manual i[[dnmission
WHEELS & TIRES 4, fits '04
F150 17", 6 lugs, $100. Call
863-357-3107 after 4pm.
WHEELS, 4 mag, 8.5"x15", 5
lug, & 2 7"x15", fits Ford pick-
up. $150 for all, will sep.
(863)763-5422 or 610-0412
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FORD F100, '83, auto air, 300
6 cyl., 2 tone blue, $1000 or
best offer. (863)467-8464
FORD F150 '89, 300, 6 cyl., 5
spd., has electrical prob-
lems. $1200 or best offer.
FORD F150 '94, a/c, new tires,
lift package, tool box. $2500
or best offer. (863)517-1780
FORD F150 '94- Gray, 4wd,
cold AC, rebuilt trans, new
radiator, oversize new tires,
FORD RANGER '92, Mud truck
with 33-12-15 Super Swam-
pers. Ready to playl! $600
FORD RANGER '95- 5spd, AC,
4 cyl., asking $2000
GMC P/U 1983: Great truck.
2nd owner. Newer engine,
trans. Only $2,500.
GMC SHORT BED '74 Good
cond, Needs motor & trans-
mission. Good Cab, bed, int.
$750 neg. (772)519-3979
DODGE DURANGO '01
cold/dual a/c, 3rd row seat,
new tires/front brakes, 96k
mls., $6300. 863-467-2423,
FORD EXPLORER '91- some
new parts, needs trans $300
or best offer (863)634-8647
PLYMOUTH SUV- '92; Mitsu-
bishi Motor. Standard 5 spd.,
new iirer 4 c:yi. :oaid a/c.
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Golf tourney benefits United Way
Raulerson Hospital will be hosting the second annual Greater Open
Golf Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Okeechobee Golf and Coun-
try Club, 405 N.E. 131st Lane, with a tee off time of 8 a.m. Prizes will be
awarded for longest drive, closest to the pin, and the first, fourth and sec-
ond-to-last place teams. A car will be awarded for a hole-in-one. Regis-
tration will take place from 7 until 8 a.m. Coffee and donuts will be
served. Lunch will be provided during the awards presentations. For
information on sponsorships and team sign-up, contactRaulerson Hos-
pital official Bill Casian at (863) 824-2702. All proceeds will go to the
United Way of Okeechobee.
Hospice hosting Boots and Pearls Gala
Hospice of Okeechobee will presefit a Boots and Pearls Gala on Fri -
day, Oct. 13, at the KOA Campground, 4276 U.S. 441 S. Sponsorship
opportunities are available:'All donations will help fund the Hamrick
Home residence. For information contact Sandra Pearce at (863) 763-
Healthy Start Coalition plans yard sale
Healthy Start Coalition will hold a yard sale on Wednesday, Oct. 25,
from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Okeechobee County Health Department,
1798 N.W. Ninth Ave. They are seeking donations of baby items such as,
furniture, shoes, clothing, maternity clothes, strollers, car seats and any-
thing for infants and toddlers. Proceeds from the yard sale will be used to
benefit infants and pregnant women in the community. For information,
call (863) 462-5877.
Dallas Brass to appear at OHS
Dallas Brass, a high-energy, six-member band consisting of five brass
and percussionists, will appear in the Okeechobee High School gymna-
sium on Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person, or a family of four
for only $20. To obtain tickets, send a check made out to the OHS Band
to Lonnie Kirsch, Okeechobee High School, 2800 U.S. 441, Okee-
chobee, Fl., 34972. A special section will be reserved for Okeechobee
school employees. For information, contact Lonnie Kirsch at (863) 467-
YMS collecting printer cartridges
Yearling Middle School (YMS) is collecting empty printer and copy
toner cartridges. They are sent in for credits that go toward school sup-
plies to be used by all students. To donate empty printer or toner car-
tridges, they can be dropped off at YMS, 925 N.W. 23rd Lane, or at The
Stitchin' Post, 620 S. Parrott Ave. Or call Tracy at (863) 462-5056, or Linda
at (863) 467-1484 for free pick up.
Martha's House needs computer
Martha's House is in need of an updated working computer for their
shelter. It just needs to have basic programs and the capability of internet
connection. To donate this item, call (863) 763-2893 or (863) 610-9192
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I Fun for everyone!
N 0O^ Arts & Crafts for the kids '-'S
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Stop by for a free CMA to get the value of your Home or Land &
Stop by and. meet our Real Estate Agents
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' and ask for Stephanie or Kim. If there is no answer, please leave a mes-
sage. The donation is tax deductible.
Childbirth education classes offered
The Okeechobee Healthy Start Coalition will hold childbirth .educa-
tion classes at the Florida Community Health Center, 308 N.W. Fifth Ave.
For information, call the Healthy Start office at (863) 462-5877.
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The Okeechobee News, Saturday, August 26, 2006
Lady Brahmans cage Tigers of Martin County .
By Lorna Jablonski
The Lady Brahmans volleyball
team stepped onto their home
court Thursday night and proved
that they could handle the best
opposition out there when they
defeated the long time power-
house team from Martin County
High School in three straight
games 25-12,27-25 and 28-26.
Okeechobee's 4-year seniors
led their team to victory with the
following statistics: Kelley Smiley-
13, 10 digs; Tierra Allen-8 kills, 10
digs; Katie Bryan-7 kills, 4 blocks
and Shaunaye Brown-30 assists, 10
This win was a milestone for
the ladles from Okeechobee. They
have lived in the shadow of the
Lady Tigers for the past 16 years.
The last time the Lady Brahmans
defeated the Lady Tigers was in
Martin County High School has
dominated girls' volleyball since
the inception of the Treasure Lake
Conference in 1990. Their overall
win record of 542 placed them first
among public schools. Their con-
ference record of 157-3 is unsur-
passed in the area. They have won
15 conference titles, 13 district
championships, been runners-up
for two state titles and captured
one state championship.
The Lady Brahmans, led by
head coach George May, have
steadily built up court savvy and
experience over the past four years.
son in Coach Mays' club. program.
They pass their knowledge and
experience on to the younger club
players, ensuring a bright new crop
of players for the Lady Brahman
team year after year.
They went into the game Thurs-
day evening with a 4-0 record
against Sebring, Glades Day, John
Carroll and Lake Worth Christian.
"We'll really know where this
program is after Thursday (Martin
County)," stated Coach May prior
to the game. "To be the best you
have to beat the best and we've
never been shy about trying to do
that. I do believe that we're as close
to breaking through as we've ever
been. I can tell that the girls feel it
too. Still, talk is cheap and it doesn't
mean anything unless we take care
of business on the court."
Well, the Lady Brahmans took
care of business beating Martin
County in three straight games
John R. Ard _
.Licensed Real Estate Broker
Okeechobee News/ Lorna Jablonski
Members of the Lady Brahman volleyball team celebrated an
earned point in their battle with the Lady Tigers of Martin
County High School Thursday evening in the Okeechobee
high School gym.
establishing themselves as a force
, to be reckoned.
The Lady Brahmans will take to
the court again on Aug. 29 against
Ft. Pierce Westwood at the Okee-
chobee High School gymnasium.
The junior varsity team will begin
play at 5 p.m. The varsity will step
onto the court at 6 p.m. -1-,-, r- l,,k -,I
Sports Briefs ,
OCRA grid the department's office at 640 Schoonmaker at (863) 634-0326
Si N.W. 27th Lane in the Okee- for information.
sign ups slated chobee County Sports Complex.
Sign-ups for the O.C.R.A. The sign-up fee is $25 per Bulls will host
tackle football, flag football and child.
cheerleading programs will take The league will consist of five softball tourney
place Aug. 26, and Sept. 9 at the divisions: 14 and under, 12 and The Chobee Bulls will spon-
Okeechobee Sports Complex, under, 10 and under, 8 and sor a softball tournament
580 N.W 27th Lane, from 9 a.m. under and 6 and under. Parents fundraiser Saturday Au. 26 at
until 2 p.m. will be required to present a theme's softball fields across
Parents and/or guardians copy of the participant's birth from Yearling Middle School
must accompany the child being certificate at the time of registra- beginning.at 7 a.m.
enrolled. A copy of the child's tion. The. participant's age as of The entr fee is $275.
birth certificate is required. Dec. 31, 2006, will determine Teny ee is
The enrollment fee for tackle their age division. Teams will hit heirownsoft-
football is $75 per player, and The minimum enrollment for balls and therewill be two desig-
$60 per participant in the flag each division is 30 players. nated home run hitters. There
football and cheerleading pro- Games will be played locally will also be a home run derby.
grams, and are scheduled to begin Sat- For information contact John
These programs are open to urday, Sept. 30. League playwill Kemp at (772) 370-5497, Bubba
children 6 to 12 years of age. end before Christmas. Harden at (772) 370-2241 or
For information, call (8631 Mary Jane Schoonmaker at
Youth soccer 763-6950. (863) 634-032C
sign-ups slated Carwash benefits Tourney trail
Registration for the Okee- Coe
chobee County o arks and Recre- hobee Bulls squad to start Sept. 2
ation Department's Youth Soccer The Chobee Bulls football The Christian Team Trail w ill
League will be held each week- squad will sponsor a carwash riot hold their monthly bass tour-
day from 8 a.m. until 5'p.m. fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 26, naments during the months of
beginning Monday, Aug. 21, and from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Wal- July and August. .
ending Friday, Sept. 1. Mart. Contact John Rhoderi at They will resume their tour-
The sign-ups will be held at (863) 634-7636 or Mary Jane nament trail on Sept. 2.
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The Okeechobee News, Saturday, August 26, 2006
Relfections from the Pulpit
By Rev. Jim Hudsonri
Pastor, His House Fellowship
Church of the Nazarene,
There are days when it seems
that life is unfair, inconsistent and
very unpredictable at best! No mat-
ter which way you turn, no matter
how old or young you are, life just
keeps coming up a BIG FAT ZERO.
Life is full of emptiness; it is hollow,
without purpose and satisfaction.,
In a distant land many years ago
lived a very wise man. He has been
called the richest and wisest man
that has ever lived. A very powerful
man with many possessions, hav-
ing tasted many pleasures and yet
he said that. . All is vanity." His
name was Solomon, King of Israel.
According to the Book of Eccle-
siastes, the problem with Solomon
is that he could not find happiness
and satisfaction apart from God. He.
sought satisfaction in science with
no answers. He sought in vain for
satisfaction in philosophy. He
sought pleasure in drinking, in
building great buildings, in posses-
sions, in wealth and in music but
found all these were empty without
Solomon tells us, "So I hated
life, for the work,which has been
done under the sun was grievous to
me; because everything is futility
and striving after wind, thus I hated
all tlte fruit of my labor for which I'
have labored under the sun, for I
must leave it to the man who will
come after me." (Ecclesiastes 2:17
& 18) Solomon hated all stages of
his life, nothing was worth pursu-
ing, no period was worth the re-liv-
ing. He hated all his labor for it had
not been the answer for which he
had planned. He did not know if his
son would be a wise man or a fool
and yet he knew that he would
have control over all the fruits of his
labor. This he said is vanity, A BIG
FAT ZERO. In later verses he states
that the task o' life is painful and
grievous and that even at night his
mind does not rest.This he said is
vanity, A BIG FAT ZERO. This seems
that Solomon is talking more about
our lives in 2006 than his own
recorded life so many years ago.
Just a reminder that in chapter one,
The Abundant Blessings
Church, 4550 U.S. 441 N., is
offering a free class taught by
Reverend Fiank Adams on the
importance of a healthy, mind.
The class will begin Sunday,
Sept. 3, and wi.l last for 12
weeks. The class will start at
9-30 a.m. each Sunday. The
class \\ill cover the relationship
tbleteen one's thoughts and
h\isical conltol and spiritual
health. For information, call
plans open house
The First United Methodist
Church, 200 N.W. Second St.,
will hold an open house on each
Sunday in September (Sept.'3,
10, 17 and 24). Services are: 8
a.m. traditional; 9:30 a.m. con-
temporary; and, 11 a.m. tradi-
tional. Child care is provided.
For inIprmation, contact the
church office at (863) 763-4021.
A scrapbooking crop party
will be held on Friday, Sept. 8,
from 6 until 10 p.m. at the First
United Methodist Church, 200
N.W. Second St. All levels of
scrapbookers are welcome. This
month there will be a demon-
stration on the use of punches to
enhance your scrapbook pages
and handmade cards. There will
also be a representative from
Creative Memories to assist you
with your scrapbooking ques-
tions and needs. For informa-
tion, call Carolyn at (863) 634-
1885 or Joan at (863) 467-0290.
verse nine, Solomon states that
there is nothing new under the sun.
Solomon states in chapter three
that God has a natural order for
every thing, that there is an
appointed time for every thing and
a.time for every evefit under heav-
en. "Atime to give birth and a time
to die, a time to plant, and a time to
uproot what is planted, a time to
weep and a time to laugh; a time to
search and a time to give up as lost;
a time to keep, and a time to throw
away, a time to love and a time to
hate;" (3:2,4, 6, 8) He further states
that God has beautifully made
every thing and that there is an
order to what He has made. But
not so with man.
Solomon states that it would be
better for a person never to have
been born than to have seen suffer-
ing and have seen so many mis-
eries. Thus he said "Happy are the
dead for they have escaped living
this life.. ." (4:2 & 3) He feels that
even if a man is able to settle into
idleness and lives on what he takes
from others, he is tormented and
never satisfied. All this is vanity, A
BIG FAT ZERO. :
Now it seems that Solomon
changes the direction of his think-
ing. He tells us that because God is
in heaven and we are on the earth,
that rash promises and arguments
before Him are foolish in so much
that promises made to God have
serious implications. Don't make a
vow that your fleshly desire will
cause you to break. He further
states that we should cast our
bread upon the waters, for you will
find it after many days. Here is an
allusion to the sowing office which
is sown upon muddy ground or
ground covered with water and
then it is trodden under foot. It will
take root and grow and then after
many days it will bring in a great
harvest. He also tells us to give
money to the poor. It will grow and
God will cause an abundant
increase. John MacArthur states in
The MacArthur Study Bible, page
93, in his study notes, "Be generous
while there is plenty, and make
friends while time remains,
because one never knows when he
might need them to return the
Solomon believes that there are
many things over which we have
no control, which includes the
plans and the purposes of God.
Solomon felt that death is at no
great distance, and that you and I
have a very short time to do good.
He further believes that in this life
there is no change. For he states in
11:3 "...and if a tree falls, to the
south or the north, in the place
where the tree falls, there it shall lie.
" In other words, "if you die in the
love of Christ, then it is in that state
you will be found in the day of jUdg-.
ment. Clarke's Commentary by
Adam Clarke, LL.D., Volume III,
In the closing chapter of Ecclesi-
astes, chapter twelve, Solomon
says, "Remember now your Cre-
ator in the days of your youth,
before the difficult days come, and,
the years draw near when you say,
'I have no pleasure in them.'" Again
quoting from Adam Clarke,
"Remember that you are God's
property and serve Him from the
start of your youth not the end of
your years, when service is limited.
You are not your own, you have no
right to yourselves. God made you
and he made you to be happy, but
you only can be happy in Him. He
created you so He preserves you...
He feeds, clothes and upholds
Solomon now looks at our sen-
ioryears when our hands, our arms
and our bodies began to tremble
and move slower. Legs become
feeble and unable to support the
weight of our bodies. He tells us
that in our old age our teeth decay
and come out, we are unable to
chew some of our food. Our eyes
grow dim so that we are unable to
see as we once did. Here Solomon
paints a different picture than we
would like to consider. Solomon
calls these senior days "difficult
In closing the Book of Ecclesi-
astes, Solomon states, "Let us hear
the conclusion of the whole mat-
ter: Fear God and keep His com-
mandments, for this is man's all.
For God will bring every work into
judgment, including every secret
thing, whether good or evil" (12:13
Solomon was a man of great
wealth and possessions, having
tasted many pleasures and yet he
said that all is vanity. All adds up to a
BIG FAT ZERO. There is no satisfac-
tion or happiness apart from God.
May we all learn from Solomon
and early seek our happiness and
satisfaction in the Lord.
WOR0in'mA:3uA tAM & L--E.3 p'
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LOWT? USE YOUR BPS
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Okeechobee News/Pete Gawda
His House Fellowship Church of the Nazarene reminds
us that God's GPS will save us from being lost.
Sunday school 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday Meal 5:45 p.m. Bible Study 6:30 p.m.
3 Linda Rd. (BHR) (863) 357-6500
Pastor David Robertson
"Where the Difference is Worth the Distance"
We still sing the old inspired hymns.
We still preach the old infallible Book.
Arlen Cook, Pastor
51 NW 98h' St. Okeechobee, 34972 (P.O. Box 1541, Zip 34973)
Church: (863) 763-3584 Home: (863) 763-7165
Maureen Kleiman, Lic. Real Estate Broker
eB or'; lri"O"i) lm rI' nra o ri 1: ''- ri'. i a. *- 6
fu-eil,. iU plWT, ;itiirg, 4 ne, sR Iir.5 -e. uis l. i ;, ERV WVELL MAINTAINED i r .-W .T i ronit. t 2 ar rage
rany. The game romexerciseroom has so many possibilities. II could be r..- Puued .: .P na, iL roD0 .21 ;I5 Beaulifui 4.tw,.'-
a huge 5th o 6th BD that has sliding glass doors leading to a fenced in i i.. ir.~ r -.. .ull :.:,',--..,i r :-way n,i:t ho.. i be n e, y
yard. There is also a Ig. utilityrmn. off of 4th BD that has the sq. footage to well taken care of, and is in move-In condition. Big beautiful oaks
be a bathroornlaundry room (WID hookups already installed). At $229,000 and palms, and a separate fence for dogs. Beware-of dog listing
this one won't last long! Please call 357-5900 to schedule showing, agent must'accompany at all showings. $225,000 (#91258).
First United Methodist Church
Traditional Sunday Worship:
8:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Regeneration Contemporary Service: 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School: 9:45 a.m.
200 N.W. 2nd Street (863) 763-4021
(Next to Bank of America)
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deal with other purchased ol 10 00 or more
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'06 TITANs 06 SENTRAs
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F*SAVE I '. SAVE -
UP TO UP TO '06 .AN:-ER ES. 106 ASCENDEER
06 ARMADAs '06 ALTIMAs yousa
'06 GALANT ES
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106 XTE K As 106 35O^S was $27195 A PAR
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now $15,995 now $17,995
'07 VERSAs NOW yo '-.yousave!,
DE--A^ now$16,995 now
E D On Select VeiB*hicles a Prcey 85,lt29 v 4|
15K MILES 8K MILES
$28,98 $16,988 1
2005 NISSAN 350Z 2003 HONDA CRV 2006 CHEVY SILVERADO 2005 CHEVY COLORADO LS
CONVERTIBLE 6 SPEED WOW! 22K MILES WOW! 1500* EXT CAB V8 *AUTO* 6K MILES QUAD CAB AUTOMATIC
$26,988 $16488 |$23,995 $4,95
2006 NISSAN PATHFINDER 2003 FORD MUSTANG GT 2005 ISUZU ASCENDER 2005 NISSAN FRONTIER
LE SUPER CLEAN CONVERTIBLE HAVE FUN' 7 PASSENGER, DVD, 8K MILES EXT CAB LOW MILES
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2006 TOYOTA SEQUOIA 2004 MAZDA 3 2005 DODGE RAM 1500 SLT 2005 TOYOTA TUNDRA
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SO$24,98 $15,988 |S ee $11995
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V-6- 15K MILES V-6 EXTRA CAB V8 4 DOOR TWO PKG V8, TOW PKG 7 PASSENGER
s$16,988 $5,988 $15,995 $4 995
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PLUS get up to ~45OO combined cash allowances on
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When financed through Chrysler Financial
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allowance isin lieu of 0%APR and excludesViper, Magnum, Charger, Ram SRT 10 and 2007models.Whenfinancedthrough Chrysler Financial. (31 Forqualified buyerswhofinancethrough
Chrysler Financial. Customer is responsible for 5% MSRP restocking fee, $.50 per mile driven and all financing, taxes and insurance charges plus documentation and title fee. Excludes
Dodge Sprinter, Viper, Ram SRT 10 and 2007 models. Retail sales only. One return per customer. Vehicle must be returned to selling dealer in good, undamaged condition within 30 days.
Trade-ins are not eligible. See participating dealer for details. I4)MSRP excludes tax and title. Must take delivery from dealer stock. (5IBonus Cash for qualified buyers when financed
through Chrysler Financial. Notallbuyerswillqualify. Some colors extra. '16See participating dealerfordetails. ChryslerFinancialisa business unitofDaimlerChryslerFinancialServices.
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