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Vol. 97 No. 299 Thursday, October 26,2006 504 Plus tax


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Inside

Safety tips for
a safe Halloween
Halloween is a time of
great fun for children, but it
can be little scary for parents
and drivers. Children are often
out after dark, crossing busy.
streets and perhaps going to
unfamiliar homes.
"This year Halloween falls
on a school day and daylight
savings time ends just two '
days earlier. With excited kids
frantically going from neigh-
bor to neighbor, drivers need.
to be particularly cautious,"
said Ray Palermo, director of
public information for Teach-
ers' Insurance Plan. "Howev-
er, by following some simple
advice, parents, children, driv-
e" s and homeowners can all
have a safe, enjoyable time."
e* If children are out at
night, drivers need to be par-
ticularly careful at dusk and
when driving either over a hill
or around a curve, where visi-
bility is limited. Use high
beams to see and be seen.
Trick-or-treaters should
always be accompanied by an
adult or.travel in a group. Chil-
dren should be told not to eat
any unwrapped 'candy or
treats until they return home
where their parents can see
them. Making sure kids have
already eaten before heading


out may help.


Page 6


Drought Index
Current: 570
Source: Florida Division
of Forestry
Local Burn Ban: None

Lake levels

12.75 feet


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

Index

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Partial pact reached in talks


OEA, school board
agree to pay scale
for classified workers

By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News
It looks like the 400 non-
instructional or classified
employees of the Okeechobee
County School Board will soon
be working under a revised pay
schedule that will have them


working for an hourly wage union offered a.pay proposal for
instead of an annual wage. teachers and the school board
An agreement on the new pay presented a counter proposal.
schedule and the placement of Discussions \ ere still going on at
employees on that schedule was newspaper deadline. From the
reached Wednesday afternoon tone of the discussions, it did not
after a day of talks between the appear that an agreement on
Okeechobee Education Associa- teachers' salaries would be
tion, the union representing : reached Oct. 25.
teachers and classified or non- If" an 'agreement is not
instructional employees, and ,reached, another date will have
representatives of the Okee- to set to continue talks. '
chobee County School Board. The school system is in the
Late in the afternoon the second year of a three-year con-


tract with their employees. Every
three years a new contract is
negotiated. However, in each
year of a contract either side can
make certain language changes
or salaries can be adjusted.
The two groups have met sev-
eral times previously and agreed
on most language issues.,
The big sticking point has
been salary.
Yesterday's agreement on
classified salaries marks a s\\ eep-
ing change in the way the salaries


will be determined:
There are currently 28, differ-
ent pay scales that are figured on
an annual basis for a wide variety
of non-instructional employees
including bus drivers, lunchroom
%workers, mechanics and secre-
taries.
The pay schedule agreed'
upon Wednesday compresses
the 28 pay scales to four and are
broken down into 25 steps each

See Pact Page 2


Local men



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(DEA).
Bethel was charged with
possession of cocairin6'with See Charges -Page 2


-New townhouse,


complex .goes


before city panel


By Chauna Aguilar
Okeechobee News
The City Technical Review
committee met on Wednes-
day, Oct. 25, to discuss issues
with a townhouse develop-
ment and a request for a
reduction in parking for a busi-
'ness along Northeast Park
Street.
Southern Trace townhouse
development by Insite Devel-
opment Group was presented'
by Steve Dobbs, from Rudd
Jones, P.E. and Associates, to


the committee. The owner
proposed site development
improvements with 130 units
on a 14.52:acre multi-family
residential development locat-
ed between Northwest.Third
and Fifth Avenue and North-
west 10th and 14th Street.
Concerns from city engi-
neer Oscar Bermudez were
given to Mr. Dobbs to address
include: additional existing
site information requirements;
See Panel -Page 2


By Loma Jablonski
Okeechobee News .
On March 22, Mechele Davis
dreamed of being able to make
the trip to Anchorage; Alaska, to
compete in the 26th National Vet-
erans Wheelchair Games being
.-held July3-8.
,: These games were presented
by the Department -of Veterans
Affairs (VA) and Paralyzed Veter-
ans of America (PVA).
Ms. Davis qualified for an invi-
tation to the games because she
was in the United States Air Force
and spent two years on active
duty during the Vietnam War.
She further qualified to compete
due to a life-altering accident that
occurred in 1975, three years
after she was discharged from
the service. The accident resulted
in the amputation and subse-
quent reattachment of her right
leg, and severe injuries to her left
leg.


Ms. Davis only had three,
weeks to raise the $1,500 needed
for air fare to Anchorage. She had
been the last person in the West
Palm Beach region to be invited
to compete in the games and,
because of such short notice,
had to reach out to the commtu-
nity for assistance. ` .
"I was the last one asked,
number seven in the West Palm
Beach region," stated Ms. Davis.
Ms. Davis' dreams came true
this past summer when she not
only competed in, but finished
first in the shot put and discus,
second in air rifles and fourth in
the 1 Ok hand cycle race.
The, victories were even
sweeter because this was only
Ms. Davis' first year of competi-
tion.
"For the first time in 31 years, I
felt truly normal," stated Ms.r
Davis.
Now that she has successfully
competed in her first. games, she


is gearing up for next year's com-
petition in Milwaukee, Wis.
Because she received an invita-
tion to participate in the 20,06
games, she is automatically qual-
ified for all future games. They
will take place on June 19-23 and
will be hosted by the Clement J.
Zablocki VA Medical Center and
the Wisconsin Chapter of the
Paralyzed Veterans of America.
Ms. Davis will be back on the
exercise bike and lifting weights
again beginning in December.
She will also be" doing laps,
. around the perimeter of the
Okeechobee County Agri-Civic
Center to get in shape.
Because Ms. Davis lives on
income from Social Security Dis-
ability, she will once again need
financial help to get her to Mil-
waukee. Ms. Davis has'estab-
lished an account at Harbor Fed-
eral for anyone wanting to
contribute to her trip. ;.


Amendment 6: Homestead Exemption


Editor's note: Florida voters
will be asked to decide on six
proposed amendments to the
Florida Constitution in Novem-
ber. Originally eight amend-
ments were proposed. Amend-
ment #2 (which dealt with
term limits) was withdrawn
and Amendment #5 (which
proposed a nonpartisan board
to determine voting districts)
was ruled unconstitutional by
the Florida Supreme Court. This
series of articles on the pro-
posed amendments is designed
to help our readers better
understand them before going
to the polls.
The following information
was provided by VoteSmart
Florida. VoteSmartFlorida.org is
a. non-profit, non-partisan
organization composed of
more than 60 diverse groups
including community organiza-
tions, trade associations, cham-
bers of commerce and others.
VoteSmartFlorida.org is an affili-
ate of the Florida Chamber of
Commerce and is firmly com-


mitted to providing Florida vot-
ers unbiased, non-partisan fac-
tual information on proposed
constitutional amendments and
the process by which they get
on the ballot.
AMENDMENTS
Official Title: Increased
Homestead Exemption
Official Ballot Summary:
Proposing amendment of the
State Constitution to increase
the maximum additional home-
stead exemption for low-
income seniors from $25,000 to
$50,000 and to schedule the
amendment to take effect Jan.
1,2007.
Amendment Type: Legisla-
tive/Joint Resolution, this
amendment was placed on the
ballot by the Florida Legislature
during the 2006 Legislative Ses-
sion. It was required to pass
both the Senate and House by a
60 percent vote to be eligible for'
the ballot.
Sponsor: Florida Legislature,
(2006 Session), Rep. Carlos
Lopez-Cantera (R-Miami)


Known Proponents:
Unknown
Known Opponents:
Unknown
Arguments:
FOR: Low-income seniors
are vulnerable to -sudden
increases in property tax assess-
ments, because many live on
fixed incomes and simply can't
keep pace with increasing prop-
erty taxes. This amendment will
authorize the Legislature to
allow local government to
potentially ease tax burdens on
those most threatened by
increasing property taxes.
AGAINST: Property taxes
generate a major source of rev-
enue for local government.
Reducing property taxes could
financially devastate counties
resulting in massive tax increas-
es to cover revenue needs for
schools and other local priori-
ties. Therefore, reducing prop-
erty tax burden on owners
could result in a shift of tax bur-
See Amendment -Page 2


Young artist
Augustus Pollock, a student at ACE Pre-K, proudly dis-
plays his artwork. Augustus and his classmates went to
First United Methodist Church's pumpkin patch on Fri-
day, Oct. 20 where, in addition to coloring, they decorat-
ed a small pumpkin, heard q story, watched a jack
o'lantern being carved, had refreshments and searched
for pumpkins with faces in the pumpkin patch,.


Wheelchair Game:'... I felt truly normall'
9


Okeechobee News/Lorna Jablonski
Mechele Davis proudly wore the three medals she won at the 26th National Veterans
Wheelchair Games held in Anchorage, Alaska, this past summer. She took first (gold
medals) in the shot put and discus, second (silver medal) in air rifles and fourth in the
10k hand cycle race.

Medals 'sweet' for lady veteran


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County planners OK zoning change


The Okeechobee County the zoning on two adjacent The owners, Juan and Yolan-
Planning Board/Board of Adjust- parcels of land on the north side da Solorzano and Los Cocos
ments and Appeals acted on the of S.R. 70 near Eagle Bay Drive Mexican Restaurant, Inc., pro-
only action item on their agenda from residential single family pose to use the property adja-
Tuesday night. cent to S.R. 70 for retail sales
esy nigand residential rural, to heavy with lighter, neighborhood com-
The board unanimously commercial and neighborhood mercial uses for the northern
voted to recommend changing commercial-1. portion of the property.


A second public hearing on
these proposed zoning changes
will be held before the Okee-
chobee County Board of County
Commissioners at 9 a.m. on Nov.
9 at the Okeechobee County
Courthouse, 304 N.W. Second St.


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News Briefs


Drivers can list emergency contacts
Effective in the State of Florida as of Oct. 2, you can have two
emergency contacts attached to your Florida driver's license. In
other words, if you are in an accident, emergency rescuers can
check your driver's license and two emergency contacts will pop up
so they do not have to search for relatives.
Go to website https://www6.hsmv.state.fl.us/dlcheck/findcus-
tomer to emergency contacts, put in your drivers license and then it
will ask for the name, address, and phone number of two people
you want to have contacted, save and you're done.
For more information on adding emergency contacts or other
related concerns, please contact the nearest Florida Driver's License
Office.
Arnold's Wildlife to host Open House
.OKEECHOBEE Arnold's Wildlife Rehabilitation Center and
Butterfly Haven, 14895 N.W. 30th Terrace, will hold an open house
on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Adult admission is $10; admission for youngsters 6-12 years is $5;
and, children 5 years and under get in free. The price includes a tour,
finger foods and a beverage. The gift shop will be open for those
who wish to do some early Christmas shopping.
For information, call (863) 763-4630; or check online at
www.arnoldswildlife.org.

Guaranteed rural housing loans
OKEECHOBEE The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural
Development offers a single family guaranteed rural housing pro-
gram (GRH) designed to assist low and moderate income, credit
worthy families and individuals in buying existing or building new
homes in rural areas.
To qualify, applicants must be under the moderate income limit
for the county in which they would live, have an acceptable credit
history, and adequate and dependable income sufficient to meet all
obligations.
Call the Okeechobee Rural Development office at (863) 763-
3345, ext. 503, to get the names of the lenders, income limits and
information about the Guaranteed Housing Program.
For information on the programs offered by USDA Rural Develop-
ment, visit its website at www.rurdevl.usda.gov/pa.
U.S.C.G. Flotilla seeking new members
OKEECHOBEE The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 57 in
Okeechobee is seeking new members to become involved in the
Auxiliary's programs.
The Auxiliary is a volunteer service organization composed of
men and women who actively support recreational boating safety
and other Coast Guard missions.
The Auxiliary also provides recreational boating safety support to
sate and local authorities.
Members could be involved in patrols, communications, admin-
istration, seamanship, piloting/navigation, weather or search and
rescue.


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Charges

Continued From Page 1
booked into the Okeechobee
County Jail and held there with-
out bond.
Mond was also arrested Sept.
5, but he was arrested on a federal
warrant charging him with pos-
session with intent to distribute
crack cocaine. He was turned
over to federal authorities on
Sept. 6.
Corbin and Andrews were'
turned over to federal authorities
on Wednesday, Oct. 11.
Accordifig to the U.S. Mar-


Panel

Continued From Page 1
site boundary dimensions for the
existing Okeechobee Utility
Authority lift station; parking lay-
out; sidewalk along the entire
subdivision; South Florida Water
Management District (SFWMD)
permit for stormwater manage-
ment and drainage positive
drainage outfall route; landscap-
ing plans; and a proposed site
plan with all developmental
information including the loca-
tion of all proposed buildings,
setbacks and separation dimen-
sions for all structures, roads,
parking, landscaping and buffer
plan and details, wheel
stops/curbing, fire hydrant loca-
tions and sidewalks.
Mr. Dobbs presented land-


Pact

Continued From Page 1
and figured on an hourly basis.
Pay Grade 1 would include bus
aides, clerks, custodians II, food
service workers, health aides,
instructional aides, non-certified
permanent substitute teachers
and security monitors.
This pay grade starts at $8 an
hour and increases in 25-cent
increments to a maximum of $14


Amendment

Continued From Page 1
dens from the homestead proper-
ty owner to other taxpayers.
What Your Vote Means
YES -If approved by voters,
Amendment #6 would authorize
the Legislature to allow counties
to increase the maximum addi-
tional homestead exemption for
low-income seniors* from


shal's Office in Fort Pierce, Corbin
and Andrews are charged federal-
ly with posses-
sion with intent
to distribute
crack cocaine.
Local
charges
against the two
men were
dropped on
Oct. 11, when
they W ere Jesse
turned over to ond
federal authori-
ties.
Arrest affidavits from the Okee-
chobee County Sheriff's Office
(OCSO) indicate that members of


scaping plans to the board to
account for some of the issues.
He then addressed the issues of
parking by telling the board that
each town home would consist
of a one car garage and the abili-
ty to park two vehicles in the
driveway of the unit. This would
provide three parking spaces per
unit.
Mr. Dobbs has submitted an
application to the SFWMD for the
permits and has .received a
request for more information
which they are getting to
SFWMD.
The committee requested that
the developers break the site
data down into phases to clearly
show what is going to be done
within the first phase.
The developer noted addition-
al changes that would have to be
made concerning the sidewalks
and hydrants. The new plans that


an hour.
The next group, pay grade 2,
consists of custodians I, data
processors, bookkeepers, secre-
taries, receptionists, system oper-
ators and transportation routing
specialists.
Pay grade 2 starts at $9.50 an
hour and increases in 30-cent
increments to a maximum of
$16.70 per hour.
Pay grade 3 is made up of
advocates, attendance officers,.
bus drivers type 1 and 3, mainte-
nance specialists 2, mechanics


$25,000 to $50,000 effective Jan.
1, 2007. Local counties have an
existing option of adding an addi-
tional $25,000, therefore, a low-
income senior could receive an
exemption from property taxes as
high as $75,000. Low-income
seniors are defined as those 65
years old or above with a house-
hold income that does not exceed
$20,000.
NO -If Amendment #6 is not
approved by voters, homestead
exemptions would remain as cur-


the task force and DEA agents
conducted an undercover opera-
tion where they agreed to buy
$500 worth of crack cocaine from
Mond. However, Mond told them
that his cousin would be deliver-
ing the cocaine, continued the
affidavits.
The OCSO arrest report goes
on to state that sometime later, a
red Saturn driven by Andrews
arrived at the location. A passen-
ger, later identified as Bethel, got
out of the car and reportedly
placed a substance thought to be
cocaine at a specified location.
The substance weighed 6.4
grams, continued the report.-
OCSO reports state that when


the developer will provide will
have the required additions
including elevation and a platted
layout of the townhouses.
Since the property was previ-
ously platted, it will have to be
replatted into the individual lots
that will provide frontage to the
road to the townhouse owners.
City of Okeechobee Fire Chief
Herb Smith is requiring that
water infrastructure be in place
prior to construction so they
have protection during construc-
tion.
Mr. Dobbs has also been
asked to submit a plan of a typi-
cal townhouse, which will allow
the committee to see a better
realization of what it will actually
look like.
The committee also heard a
request from Tom Murphy on-
behalf of property owners David


helpers and warehousemen.
Salaries in this pay grade start
at $10.50 an hour. The salary
increases in 15-cent increments to
a maximum $18.90 an hour.
Pay grade 4 consists of mainte-
nance assistant foremen, mainte-
nance specialists 1, mechanics
and technology specialists.
Starting salary in this pay grade
is $10 an hour. The pay scale
increases in 40-cent increments to
a top salary of $22.60 per hour.
The union examined each
position separately to make sure


rently listed in the Constitution:
$25,000 homestead exemp-
tion to all owners of "homestead"
properties
Allows local governments
the option of offering an addition-
al exemption to low-income sen-
iors of up to $25,000 (established
in 1982). Low-income seniors are
defined as those 65 years old or
above with a household income
that does not exceed $20,000.
Financial Impact: There is not
a direct financial impact on state


approached by detectives, Bethel
threw .more of the substance to
the ground. When confiscated by
detectives, the substance
weighed 4.2 grams.
The vehicle driven by Andrews
was also searched and 1.3'grams
of a substance believed to be
cocaine was found on the floor-
board around the driver's area,
continued the report.
All of the seized substances
were field tested and indicated a
positive result for the presence of
cocaine.
Mond was arrested later with-
out incident.


and Anita Nunez concerning the
Nunez Office Building located at
701 Northeast Park Street.
They were asked to add two
additional on-site parking spaces
to the office location. According:
to Mr. Murphy, the site had histor-
ically utilized off-street parking.
They currently have 15 regular
spaces and one handicap space.
The current occupant of the
office only utilizes it for three to
five hours a week and maintains
it in order to have his occupation-
al license.
The committee told Mr. Mur-
phy that he would have to bring
this before the Okeechobee City
Council to get such a request
approved since it goes against
the land development regula-
tions.
In the past, these types of
requests have gone before the
council.


no classified employee would
lose money when converting over
to the new pay scale.
The teacher salary issue is not
as complicated and it is expected
that agreement will be reached
sooner.
Until all teacher and classified
salary changes are agreed upon
by negotiators on both sides and
ratified by the school board and
union members, teachers and
classified workers will continue to
work under the present pay scale.


government. If all counties were
to fully implement the increased
exemption and millage rates
remain the same, it could have an
impact of negative $36 million to
local revenues.
, Note: The Financial Impact
Estimating Conference is not
required to adopt and prepare
official financial impact state-
ments to accompany proposed
constitutional amendments
which are placed on the ballot by
the Florida Legislature.


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Grace Christian Honor Roll


K5 Mrs. Marlow
A Honor Roll: Cassidy Bergen,
Danyelle Boromei, Celeste Garcia,
Dylan Hodges, Dylan Howell,
Jonah Kruske.
A/B Honor Roll: Emily Barnes,
Victoria Barnes.
First Grade Mrs.
Woodham
A Honor Roll: Pierce Brown,
Michael Kruske, Josiah Smith.
A/B Honor Roll: Hunter Bryant,


Justin Drawdy, Ashley Hancock,
Jakob Nelson.
Second Grade Ms. Griffith
A Honor Roll: Joshua Hiler,
Abby Lakeman, Sadie Marfil,
Heather Whitehead,
'Maliah Wright.
Third Grade -
Mrs. G. Ellis
A Honor Roll: Tristen Anderson,
Samuel Christian, Marjon Lbrando,
Ben Pham. A/B Honor Roll:


North students excel


at sports and reading
Special Area


Submitted to the Okeechobee News
Holt meets Gracin
Okeechobee High School Key Club President, Rachel
Holt was on hand to do some "PR" at the Oct. 13, concert
in Stuart featuring season three American Idol finalist
Josh Gracin, "The singing Marine". She was escorted
backstage by disc jockey, Andy "the intern". The country
music star greeted Rachel backstage for photos, and
gladly autographed her guitar. Rachel is a top contender
for the 2006-2007 Miss Brahman title, and has won sev-
eral beauty contests in Okeechobee. She proudly repre-
sents her hometown wherever she goes. Rachel is the
daughter of Dwane and Jane Holt.


The following individuals
were arrested on felony or driv-
ing under the influence (DUI)
charges by the Okeechobee
County Sheriff's Office (OCSO),
the Okeechobee City Police
Department (OCPD), the Florida
Highway Patrol (FHP), the Flori-
da Fish and Wildlife Conserva-
tion Commission (FWC) or the
Department of Corrections
(DOC).
Delta Terrell, 31, N.W. 30th
St., Okeechobee, was arrested
Oct. 23 by Deputy Anthony Kibler
on an Okeechobee County war-
rant charging her with violation
of probation purchase of a con-
trolled substance and violation -of
probation possession of
cocaine. She is being held with-
out bond.
Joe Bvy AlbrittonR 26, S.E.
32nd St., "Ok'ech,:-bee,,.-was
arrested Oct. 23 by Deputy Cor-
poral S. Green on an Okee-
chobee County warrant charging
him with violation of probation -
grand theft, violation of proba-
tion dealing in stolen property
and violation of probation giv-


Leann Erin Bullock
Leann Erin 'Littlebitt' Bullock,
age 27, of Okeechobee, died Oct.
23, 2006. Miss Bullock was born
Jan. 13, 1i7':1, in Okeechobee. She
is the daughter of Rebecca
(Zeruk) and Bobby Fralix. Miss
Bullock was a lifetime resident of
Okeechobee and she worked for
Lake Okeechobee Title as a title
processor.
Miss Bullock was preceded in
death by: her uncle, Victor Mark
Zeruk.
She is survived by: her mother,
Rebecca Zeruk Fralix; father,


ing false information to a pawn-
broker. His bond was set at
$10,000.
Donald Christopher Abbitt,,
26, N.W. 98th St., Okeechobee,
was arrested Oct. 23 by Deputy
Timothy Higgins on a Highlands
County warrant charging him
with family offense desertion-
withhold support. His bond is a
cash purge in the amount of
$1,167.31.
Alex Torres, 36, N.W. 24th.
St., Miami, was arrested Oct.' 24
by Deputy Donald Ellis on an
Okeechobee County warrant
charging him with driving under
the influence. His bond was set
a($1,500.
Jerry Leroy Jones, 49, S.E.
33rd Terrace, Okeechobee, was
-arrested Oct. 24 by, Deputy
.Sergeant. Robert Staton on an
Okeechobee County Warrant
charging him with possession of
cocaine and possession of a
firearm by a convicted felon. He
is being held without bond.
James Marshall Hill, Jr., 21,'
S.E. 25th St., Okeechobee, was
arrested Oct. 24 by Deputy


Bobby Fralix; son, Christofer Mark
Bullock; sister,
Rachel Fralix
(Jason) Hare;
nephew,
Matthew Hare;
maternal
grandmother,
Hazel Zeruk;
paternal grand-
father, Herbert
Fralix; .and,
many aunts, Leann Erin
uncles, cousins Bullock
and friends.
Visitation will be from 4 until 7
p.m., Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at Bass


This week in physical educa-
tion the faculty played the Fifth
Grade All Stars in an exhilarating
game of volleyball as the culminat-
ing activity to end this volleyball
unit. The score was faculty 35, stu-
dents 13. Fun was had by all,
including the student body, which,
came out to support their favorite
teams. Tennis and badminton
units will begin to continue the
striking theme; striking with an
implement.
First Grade
Mrs. Veasey's transitional class
has been eagerly taking Accelerat-


Anthony Kibler on an Okee-
chobee County warrant charging
him with driving while license
suspended habitual offender.
His bond was set at $2,500. He
was also arrested on an Okee-
chobee County warrant charging
him with violation of probation -
driving while license suspended
and violation of probation -
improper temporary tag. He was
released on his own recogni-
zance on these charges.
Michael Lee Henderson, 33,
N.E. Second Terrace, was arrest-
ed Oct. 24 by Deputy Sergeant J.
Royal on an Okeechobee County
warrant charging him with bur-
glary of a conveyance. He was
released on his own recogni-
zance.
Michael Bishop, 56, Gover-
nor's Court, Palm Beach Gar-
dens,,wasarTrested Oct, -24 by.
DeputyJohn. Ashby on. charges
of leaving the scene of a crash,
driving under the influence %%ith
property damage, driving under
the influence refusal to submit
to a breath test and driving under
the influence. His bond %as set
at $10,000.


Okeechobee Chapel.
Funeral services will be held 2
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, 2006, at
First Baptist Church with Pastor
Sam Vuleta officiating. Inter-
ment will follow at Evergreen
Cemetery.
Friends may sign the guest
book at www.bassokeechobee-
funeralhome.com.
All arrangements are entrust-
ed to the care of Bass Okee-
chobee Funeral Home and Cre-
matory. 205 N.E. Second Street,
Okeechobee.


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in their classroom. The students
look forward to spending. their
accumulated points at the next
A.R. store provided by the gen-
erosity of North's PTO. All students
in the class have reached and
exceeded the established goal to
go on a field trip in the near future.
This class is finding out how
rewarding reading can be.


This column lists arrests and
not convictions, unless other-
wise stated. Anyone listed here
who is later found innocent or
has had the charges against them
dropped is welcome to inform
this newspaper. The information
will be confirmed and printed.


Jonathan Boromei, Kearstin Dor- G.F. Jarriel, Ly Pham, Devon Rich-
rance. bourg, Christian White.
Fourth/Fifth Grade Sixth thru Twelfth
Mrs. Jones/Mrs. Grade Mr. J. Ellis
Brooks AHonorRoll: Ashley Hickox
A/B Honor Roll: Kaylee Davis,
A/B Honor Roll: Jessica Drawdy, Kayla Hewitt


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ORDINANCE: I don't understand the reference on Reverend
Witherow's web site to the sheriff wanting to handcuff these
guys and haul them off. Even if the new county ordinance passed
and it takes a while to get an ordinance enacted it would be
a zoning issue not a criminal one. And I believe those already liv-
ing in the home would be "grandfathered in." So the sheriff
would not be arresting anyone unless they committed a crime or
violated their probation. The one guy they were looking for to
arrest violated his probation by removing his monitoring device
and leaving the area without permission.

UNWISE: I believe it was very unwise for Matthew 25 Min-
istries to establish the type of rehabilitation program/halfway
house as they did. It lacked common sense as well as thought as
to the safety of the general public. It also puts these offenders in a
position where the opportunity of re-offend is raised by the mere
availability of victims riot only children but adults.

OFFENDERS: To the mother of the offender who ran. The fear
shown by the general public as a result of your son occupying an
area close to them under the conditions that were present is, in
many ways, justified. Your son was, in fact, found guilty in a court
of law of a sexual offense, a crime. If you are unwilling to accept
his conviction because you feel he is truly innocent, make it your
passion to see to it that the laws are amended to not allow injus-
tice. Some of your comments I read in Speak Out concerned me.
In your description of your son, with regard to his personal devel-
opmental issues, I came away feeling as though he very well
might not be able to live normally in society. The fact that he has
again broken the laws set in place, for whatever reason, doesn't
really matter. This only adds more evidence to show he's willing
to disregard the law and act in a rogue manner.

DISAPPOINTED: I was very disappointed when I picked up
the paper the other day and saw the title "At least we are rid of
him." After all, Mr. Raulerson is a human being and he did not
deserve such a title as that. Shame on you, Okeechobee City
Police Department.

EYESORE: The parking lot in front of the former K-Mart has
turned into a used merchandise market place where, on any
given day, you can purchase a car, boat, trailers and clothing. This
is another eyesore as you drive on 441 and pass this mess. We
urge Sheriff May to put a stop to this by issuing citations and
cleaning up this eyesore. (Editor's Note: This issue can be han-
dled by either the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office or the
Okeechobee Code Enforcement office. We spoke with county
code enforcement about this and we.were told that if you would
like to file a complaint, you can call them at (873) 763-5548.)



Letter to the Editor


My feet are
on the ground
This is in reference to the
Speak Out call printed on Oct. 24
titled "Scholarship."
I am the subject of this Speak
Out call. Although I am flattered
that the called has expressed an
interest in the "history" of my
education, I would like to set the
record straight.
I graduated from Okee-
chobee High School in June
2002. Since my father was a law
enforcement officer, I applied for
the Skip Bryant Memorial Schol-
arship while I was a senior in
high school. I was notified in
August of 2002 that I was eligible
and would begin to receive fund-
ing beginning in the fall of 2002
for college education expenses
and would continue to receive
funding as long as I remained a
full-time college student and
maintained a 2.0 or higher grade
point average.
My: father was terminated
from the Okeechobee City Police
Department in September 2004,
not August. I last received fund-
ing from the Skip Bryant Memor-
ial Scholarship in the fall of 2004


while I was enrolled at Santa Fe
Community College.
I am currently a senior at the
University of Florida and will
receive my B.A. in the spring of
2007. I am enrolled in the Pro-
Teach program and will contin-
ue my education in the master's
program at U of F.
am very grateful for the
assistance that the Skip Bryant
Memorial Scholarship provided
for books, supplies and lab fees.
I also would like to express
my opinion with regard to the
Okeechobee News Speak Out
column. This column can be
used in a very positive way, such
as generating debates on sub-
jects and providing information
to the community. However, it
can obviously be abused by
callers who would prefer to
make false statements and who
are not willing to have their
names printed following their
comments.
There are some people who
would rather "climb a tree" and
tell a lie instead'of "stand on the
ground" and tell the truth.
My feet are planted firmly on
the ground.

Jennifer Merle Raulerson


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Upcoming Events

Thursday
Tantie Quilters meets every Thursday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at
the Historical Society Museum on U.S. 98 N. For information call Mar-
garet Smith at (863) 467-8020, or Janet Rinaldo at'(863) 467-0183.
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 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 310 S.W. Sixth St. Anyone
interested in finding who your ancestors are is welcome to attend.
There is Census, IGI (International Genealogical Index), Social Securi-
ty Death Index and military information available. For information, call
(863) 763-6510 or (863) 467-5261.
Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee will meet from noon until 1 p.m. at
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.
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) 763-5996.
Cowboys for Christ will meet at Dunklin Memorial, 407 N.W. Third
Ave. Everyone is Invited. For Information, call Mike Fletcher at (863)
357-6257.
Martha's House Inc. sponsors weekly support groups for women
who are, or have been, affected by domestic violence and abusive
relationships. The support groups meetat 6 p.m. For Information,,call
(863) 763-2893, or call Shirlean Graham or Irene Luck at (863) 763-
2893 or (863) 763-0202.1
Grief Support Group for parents who have lost a child will meet at
7 p.m. The group will meet at the Okeechobee Presbyterian Church,
312 N. Parrott Ave. For information, call Stephanie at (863) 703-2893
days, or (863) 467-2480 evenings. If you know of someone that might
need this group, please pass the word.
The Social Security Administration Office has moved to the One
Stop Center, 123 S.W. Park St., ih Okeechobee. Representatives will
be available from 9 a.m. until noon.
Free Adult Basic Educatlbn/GED and English as a second lan-
guage classes from 7 until 9 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church,
701 S.W. Sixth St.
Ongoing Caregiver Support GroupHospice of Okeechobee and
the Area Agency on Aging sponsor a caregiver support group every
Thursday at 2 p.m. Anyone who is caring for an ill family member is
welcome. The group is facilitated by social workers and provides an
opportunity for caregivers to give one another support, information
and ideas. The meetings are held at Hospice, 411 S.E. Fourth St. For
information, call (863) 467-2321.
A.A. meeting will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the First United
Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. This will be an open meeting.
Narcotics Anonymous meets Thursday nights for a Step Study
meeting at 7 p.m. at the Buckhead Ridge Christian Church, 3 Linda
Road, in Buckhead Ridge. For information, call (863) 634-4780.
ABWA Women of Tomorrow Chapter meets from noon until 1
p.m. at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave. The cost is
$6.20 plus tip for lunch. Anyone interested in attending is welcome.
For information, call Bonnie Kinchen at (863) 467-7100.
Friday
Narcotics Anonymous meets each Friday for an open discussion
meeting at 7 p.m. at the Buckhead Ridge Christian Church, 3,Ljnda
Road, in Buckhead Ridge. For information, call (863) 634-4780 or
(863) 467-5474.
Tops Take off Pounds Sensibly #669 meets at 9 a.m. at the First
United Methodist Church, 200 N.W; Second St. The public is invited.
All persons interested in a sensible approach to losingiweight and
becoming a part of a caring group are welcome to come;and see;what:.:
we are all about. For information, contact Ollie Morgret at (800), 932-,
8677.
A.A. meeting from noon until 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist
Church, 200 N.W. Second St. It will be an open meeting.
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Church of Our Saviour, 200
N.W. Third St. It will be an open speaker meeting.
Highlands Social Dance Club welcomes the public to their dance
every Friday, from 7:30 until 10:30 p.m. at the Sebring Civic Center at
S.E. Lakeview and Center Avenue in Sebring. Tickets are $5 for mem-
bers and $6 for guests. For information, call Fran at 382-6978 or Juana
at 471-9795. ,
Nar-anonHelps the family of the drug user attain serenity and a
more normal home life, regardless of whether or not he or she has
stopped using. We meet every Friday at 7 p.m. at the Buckhead Ridge
Christian Church, 3 Linda Road For information, call (863) 467-9833.
Saturday
Okeechobee Christian Cycles will meet every Saturday at 7:30
a.m. at the Clock Restaurant, 1111 S. Parrott Ave. A ride will follow a
short business meeting. Anyone is welcome to ride twice before join-
ing. For information, contact: Roland Spencer at (863) 697-2247; Deb-
bie Izzo at (863) 634-6257; or, Holly Stewart at (863) 610-1251.
Sunday
A.A. meets from 7:30 Until 8:30 p.m. at the Church of Our, Saviour,
200 N.W. Third St. It will be an open step meeting.
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. '' ,
Tuesday
Rotary Club of Okeechobee meets each Tuesday at noon at
Golden Corral Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave. The meetings are open
to the public. For information, contact Lonnie Kirsch at (863)-467-
0158. 'L
Alanon meeting will be held at the Church of Our Savior, 200 N.W.
Third St., at 8 p.m.
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 Okeechobee.
Everyone is welcome. For information, contact Enid Boutrin at (863)
467-2321.
Family History Center meets from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 310 S.W. Sixth St. Anyone
interested in finding who your ancestors are is welcome to attend.
There is Census, IGI (International Genealogical Index), Social Securi-
ty 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, 1111 S. Parrott Ave., for breakfast. For information,
call (863) 357-0297.
Gospel Sing every Tuesday beginning at 7 p.m. The public is invit-
ed to participate with vocal and/or instrumental music. For informa-
tion, contact Douglas Chiropractic Center at (863) 763-4320.
The Gathering Church Overcomers Group meets at 7:30 p.m. in
the fellowship hall, 1735 S.W. 24th Ave. This is a men's only meeting.
For 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.
A.A. meeting will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the First United
Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. This will be an open meeting.
Women of Tomorrow
ABWA Women of Tomorrow chapter meets from noon until 1 p.m.
at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave. For information
call Marilyn Rinear at (863) 697-1807.






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The American Red Cross will hold a first aid class on Thursday,
Oct. 26, from 6 until 9 p.m. Call (863) 763-2488 to register.

Local ABWA chapter will meet
ABWA, Women of Tomorrow Chapter, will meet Thursday, Oct.
26, at noon at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave.,'fdr
their fall enrollment. The guest speaker will be Cathy Barber, who
will speak on behavior modification. All businesswomen are
encouraged to join. For information, contact ABWA president Mari-
lyn Rinear at (863) 697-1807.

Cowboys for Christ to meet
Cowboys for Christ and Lasso Ministries of Venus will meet
Thursday, Oct. 26, at 6 p.m. for.food and fellowship, and 7 p.m. for
gospel music and the word. The meeting is open to everyone and
will be held al the Venus Clubhouse located off route 731 and Club
House Road.

Early Learning Coalition will meet
The Early Learning Coalition of Martin and Okeechobee Coun-
ties, Inc., will meet Thursday, Oct. 26, at 1:30 p.m. in the commis-
sioners' chambers of the Roger Poitras Administration Building,
2300 Virginia Ave., in Fort Pierce. The annual coalition meeting will
follow the full coalition meeting. For information, contact Dorett
Williams at (7720 489-8120, ext. 10.

Book discussion group plans meetings
The Okeechobee Library book discussion group meeting sched-
ule and titles to be discussed are: Thursday, Oct. 26, "Never Let Me
Go" by Kahzuo Ishigaro; Thursday, Nov. 16, "Passionate Nomad -
The Life of Freya Start" by Jane Geniesse; Thursday, Dec. 14, "Pope
Joan" by Diana Cross, Christmas Tea. All meetings will be held in the
library board room, 206 S.W. 16th St., beginning at 7 p.m. For infor-
rhationh, call Jan Fehrman at (863) 357-9980.

CIS will host skate night
Communities in Schools is hosting a skate night on Friday, Oct.
27, from 6 until 10 p.m. at the Okeechobee Skate Park. All partici-
pants will need a valid skate pass and a helmet to participate. Parent
pickup will be promptly at 10 p.m. For information, call Mike Davis,
youth project director, at (863) 462-5863.

Yard sale funds new church roof
Okeechobee Church of God; 301 N.E. Fourth Ave., will hold a
yard sale Friday, Oct. 27, and Saturday,.Oct. 28, from 8 a.m. until 2
p.m. All proceeds from the sale of items and refreshments will help
fund the church's new roof. For information, call (863) 763-4127.

Scrapbooking crop party planned
A scrapbooking crop party will be held Friday, Oct. 27, frorM-6
until 10 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second
St. All levels of scrapbookers are welcome. Joan Rueff will give a
demonstration on dry and heat embossing. Carolyn Jones will be
available to assist you with your scrapbooking questions and sup-
plies. Refreshments will be served and there will be door prizes.
Bring any scrapbook pages on which you are currently working
with. For information, call Carolyn at (863) 634-1885 or Joan at (863)
467-0290. .

Gangs topic of talk show
Family Stations, Inc. will host a radio talk show on Saturday, Oct.
28, starting at7:30 a.m. The show will be rebroadcast at I and 6 p.m.
on WWFR 91.7 FM and 100.3 FM The guests will be Sergeant J.T.
Wills, supervisor; Deputy Barry Boger and Deputy Kevin Pfeifer,
school resource unit of the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office. The
topic of; the show will be gangs. For information, contact Sgt. J.T.
Wills at (772) 462-3357.

Church holding day of healing
In observance and celebration of the first National Day of Heal-
ing, The Gathering Church, 1735 S.W 24th Ave., will be holding a
special healing event on Saturday, Oct. 28. Anyone who desires to
receive personal prayer for healing may come anytime between 11
a.m. and 2 p.m. For information, call Lyndaat (863) 357-4418.

OHS band sponsors band festival
The Okeechobee High School Band is hosting the FBA Marching
Band Festival 'on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the OHS Football Stadium,
2800 U.S. 441 N. Everyone is invited. The first band-will perform
around 3:30 p.m. Admission is$5. ,

Thrivent planning Oktoberfest event
Thrivent will hold their 16th annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct.
28, at Peace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 750 N.W. 23rd Lane.
Tickets are $5 each for the meal of bratwurst. sauerkraut, baked
beans, German potato salad, apple streusel and a beverage. Dinners
will be served from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. For information, call (863)
763-5042.

Church plans Sunday Funday
Basinger Church of God's second annual Sunday Funday will be
held Sunday, Oct. 29, at 16050 U.S. 98 N. starting at noon. There will
be free food, games, prizes, face painting, a dunk tank, air-up slide,
popcorn and snow cones. Come dressed up as your favorite charac-
ter (nothing scary). There will be no transportation provided.For .
information, call (863) 467-1503. .

Church plans Hallelujah Party
BelieversFellowship Church, 30)0 S.W. SitahAve., will be hostifig
a Hallelujah Party Sunday, Oct. 29,at 5 p.m. A finger food supper will
be followed by a Bible character dress up at 6 p.m. -

Halloween swap shop is slated
New items will be collected fora Halloween swap in the park on
Oct.31. Bring items for Martha's House (paper goods, cleaning sup-
plies, etc.) and Hospice (night lights, books, manicure sets, candy,
etc.) and get a treat in exchange. For information, call Pat Keebler at
(863) 763-2486.

Sacred Heart hosts Halloween party
A Halloween party for youngsters and families will be held at
Sacred Heart pavilion on Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m.
Celebrations include competitions with prizes for scariest, most
original and most beautiful costumes. Refreshments will be served.
For information, call (863) 763-3727.


Churches sponsor Fall Fest
First Baptist Church, More 2 Life and Oakview Baptist Church will
be sponsoring Fall Fest on Tuesday, Oct. 31, in Flagler Park parks 5
and 6, from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. There will be games and candy for
children in a safe environment.

Free Halloween Festival planned
Okeechobee Main Street invites all groups, dubs and organiza-
tions to join us in making this a safe Halloween. Okeechobee Main
Street in conjunction with the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office,
Okeechobee City Police Department, Okeechobee County Board of
County Commissioners, Okeechobee City' Council and the Cham-
ber of Commerce are offering a safe alternative to door-to-door trick-
or-treating. The Halloween Festival will take place Tuesday, Oct. 31,
in the park downtown and it will be free. If you would like to spon-
sor a booth, prizes or make a monetary donation, call (863) 357-
6246.








The Okeechobee News, Thursday, October 26, 2006


Meet Your City Council Candidates


BIOGRAPHIES

Lowry Markham
Age: 60
Spouse: Kim (Underhill)
Markham
Family: Three children; Bill
Markham, Shelley McGlamory,
and Samantha Hickman; eight
grandchildren and number nine
on the way.
Education: .
Graduate of
Okeechobee #
High School in .
1964; Indian
River Commu-
nity College -.
Real Estate.
Military:
United States
Marine Corps Lowry
(1966-1971) Markham
Occupa-
tion: Real estate salesman
Church affiliation: First Baptist
Church
S Club affiliations: American
Legion Post #64; National Rifle
Association
Prior political offices: City
council member for eight years.
Eric L. Myers
Age:48
Wife: Rose Myers
Family: We do not have any
children of our own, but my wife
has four sons from a previous
marriage.
Education: Associate of
Applied Science degree from the
University of Montana, in the
paralegal field.
I am also a
Notary and I
have a Mobile
Notary Service.
Prior politi-
cal offices:
When I lived in
San Diego, I
was elected to
a community Eric
board which Myers
was overseen
by the city councilman of that
area of the city for one year. I was
also on the City Beautification
Committee for six months and a
finance committee for six
months.
Francis "Jim" Vensel
Age: 62
Married: Martha Sue Conley;
an old established family dating'
back to the '20s and '30s. Judge
Cpnely. served as mayor from
1923to 1927.1 .I
Children: Three, all adults,
with three granddaughters.
Member:
First Baptist
Church. I
served on the
personnel .:
committee two D is
years as chair-
man. I amdvi
presently serv-
ing on the
finance com- Jim
mittee. I am an Vensel
ongoing usher.
Education: Bachelor of Sci-
ence in Professional Administra-
tion. I have passed my Compre-
hensive Exam for my Masters
Degree in Human Resource
Development Administration and
am presently completing my the-
sis.
Occupation: Director of
Rebuilding Okeechobee after Dis-
aster.
Club Affiliations: 2006-07
Kiwanis president elect; chair-
man, Finance/Management Advi-
sory Board, Okeechobee County
Substance Abuse Coalition; Mem-
ber of the G4 Advisory Board for
the level 8/10 Juvenile Facility;
vice president, Florida Homeless
Coalition for six counties; March
of Dimes since 1991 and served as
chairman for two years; member
of the Okeechobee Department
of Juvenile Justice Board since
years; chairperson of the Legisla-
tive Committee for the Tri-County
D.J.J. Board; Main Street.

Dowling R.
Watford, Jr.
Age: 56
Spouse: Cheri Simmons Wat-
ford
Children: Buck Watford, Chris
Watford, Tonya
Gopher and
Eric Struble
Grandehil- ,
dren: Lewis,

Winnie,
Emma, Gracie
Education: .
Okeechobee Dowling
High School, Watford


1968; Florida Southern College,
BS Business Management, 1972.
Military: U.S. Army Reserves
(1972-1980), (rank of captain)
Occupation: President and
general manager of the Okee-
chobee Motor Co. -- a family-
owned Ford & Mercury dealer-
ship.
Civic Affiliations: First United
Methodist Church (finance
chairman, United Methodist
Men president); Kiwanis Club of
Okeechobee (past president,
past treasurer, life member);
Okeechobee Main Street (city
liaison); Friends of the Okee-
chobee Battlefield (treasurer);
Treasure Coast Council of Local
Governments.
Former Affiliations: Youth
baseball, softball and soccer
coach; Okeechobee High
School Academy of Finance
Advisory Board (past chair-
man); Okeechobee Educational
Foundation Board; Okeechobee
High School Booster Club (past
treasurer, past president); Okee-
chobee Rehabilitation Facility
(past chairman); Tourist Devel-
opment Council.
Awards: Summa cum Laude
graduate of Florida Southern
College; Florida Southern Col-
lege Alumni Achievement Cita-
tion (1982); Kiwanian of the
Year (1987, 1992, 1997 and
2001); Kiwanis Hixson Award
(1998); Kiwanis Life Member
(2005); Florida League of Cities
Resolution (2004).
Political Offices: Okeechobee
City Council (Six terms)

Clayton Williams
Age: 64
Spouse: wife, Jacquelan, of
35 years
Family: two daughters,
Melodie Williams Smith (Steve)
of Okee-
chobee and
Cliston
Williams Wl
Lawrence
(Brent) of
Dunnellon.
Education:
I am a gradu-
ate of Okee-
chobee High Clayton
School (1960), Williams
Indian River
Community College (AA-1979);
and, FBI National Academy at
Quantico, Va.
Occupation: In 1965, I joined
the Florida Highway Patrol and
served for 11 years in Dade, St.
Lucie and Okeechobee coun-
ties. I served as Sheriff of Okee-
chobee County from 1977 until
1981. Since 1981, I have been a
licensed insurance agent serving
11 years with Florida Farm
Bureau and 14 years with Berger
Insurance Services. I am a
licensed Real Estate agent.
Affiliations: I am an active
member of the Grace Christian
Church, Kiwanis Club and Ag
Council. I have been a city vol-
unteer fireman since 1958.
Prior political offices: City
Council from 2000 until 2004.

Candidates respond
to questions
Q: What businesses or types
of businesses would you like to
see come to the city commerce
center to complete its develop-
ment?
Lowry Markham: I feel that
most any type of business would
be welcome in the commerce
center. It would be in the best
interest of the City of Okee-
chobee and its citizens that
those businesses need a large
work force. This would provide
much needed jobs for the city.
Eric L. Myers: At this time, I
am not sure what should go in
there.
Francis "Jim" Vensel: Busi-
nesses where our local labor
force could be trained, for more
than minimum wage and have
the opportunity for advance-
ment. Businesses that export
materials, but bring profits back
to our community.
Dowling Watford: I would
like to continue the manufactur-
ing types of business we cur-
rently have small to medium
size manufacturing firms. It
would be beneficial to attract
additional companies that are
connected to construction since
the current tenants are related to
the construction industry.


Clayton Williams: Light
manufacturing. The code has a
list of prohibited businesses.

Q: How could City Code
enforcement be made more
effective, and how would you
propose funding the changes?
Lowry Markham: The Code
Enforcement Board is working
very hard to enforce all city ordi-
nances. We recently made a
change to make it even more
effective by increasing the hours
worked by the Code Enforce-
ment officer. The funding for the
increase was worked into the
city's budget.
Eric L. Myers: I think the
city code enforcement is as
effective as it can be. I feel that
people should take care of the
property they own. They should
take pride in what they have.
Francis "Jim" Vensel: Our
current code enforcement is sta-
ble, but I would add several rec-
ommendations: fewer negotia-
tions with blatant violators; fines
levied should be collected in full
and used for additional inspec-
tors and equipment necessary
for maximum efficiency in keep-
ing up with our growth. This
would be in addition to the cur-
rent fiscal budget.
Dowling Watford: The City
Code Enforcement Officers do
an excellent job and have great-
ly increased code enforcement
actions. The Code Officer's
hours have been increased and I
believe are adequate to handle
the current load.
Clayton Williams: I hope
homeowners and business
owners would see the advan-
tages of "pride of ownership"
which most do. Unfortunately,
some have to be "coached." My
goal would be voluntary compli-
ance after an initial contact by
the code officer.

Q: What additional steps
would you take to promote revi-
talization of the downtown area
to make it more attractive to
businesses?
Lowry Markham: The city
has fulfilled much of the com-
mitment to the downtown area
with its dedication in the last
four years to make it more
attractive and public friendly.
One point of concern is parking..
We must find a way to provide
more parking to attract more
businesses.
Eric L. Myers: I would like
to see a committee formed
under the supervision of the
council to ask the people of the
town how they would like the
downtown area to look.
Francis "Jim" Vensel: Work
with and supporting Main Street,
Chamber of Commerce and
Economical Council in research
and funding (grants) to solicit
businesses in the best interest of
our community without dupli-
cating current businesses. We
need more family activities in
the parks on Thursday/Friday
evenings and Saturday through-
out the day to draw to local busi-
nesses.
Dowling Watford: The City
has been very active in securing
grants to improve Flagler Park,
street scape project and facade
improvements to area business-
es. The City is also very support-
ive of Okeechobee Main Street
and continues to lead in down-
town improvements and activi-
ties. The City also supports the
Chamber of Commerce's festi-
vals and events that focus atten-
tion on downtown.
Clayton Williams: I would
seek grants to continue upgrad-
ing and beautifying the parks
and storefronts. The most press-
ing need is for more parking in
the downtown area.

Q: What qualifications do
you possess that make you dif-
ferent or more qualified to serve
as a council member than your
fellow candidates?
Lowry Markham: The pre-
vious experience of serving on
the council for eight years, my
knowledge of real estate laws
and property regulations, chair-
man for Healthy Start Coalition
for six years, and my desire to
help others and the city make
me unique and more suited to
serve in this position.
Eric L. Myers: I have lived in


other states where I have


worked with the local city gov-
ernments. Since I have not
grown up in Okeechobee, I can
see some of the same problems
here as other towns I have lived
in. With that insight, I feel I can
be a help to the City of Okee-
chobee.
Francis "Jim" Vensel: Forty
years of experience in leader-
ship/management in a variety of
corporate/government settings
affording familiarity with gov-
ernment protocol and working
with a diversified population;
one who cares; and, 18 years
working in our county from one
end to the other has afforded me
the opportunity to have a pulse
on the concerns of voters.
Dowling Watford: The
Council has an excellent mix of
members, with unique qualifi-
cations and skills that are com-
plementary of each other. My
community involvement, his-
torical knowledge of Okee-
chobee, education and busi-
ness experience all give me the
ability to serve effectively. Most
important, however, is good
"common sense" and the abili-
ty to effectively evaluate the
facts and make an informed
decision.
Clayton Williams: As an
elected constitutional officer
(sheriff), I have prepared budg-
ets, dealt with personnel and
worked jointly with other
boards, elected official and citi-
zens. For the past 25 years I have
worked in private enterprises, in
the areas of insurance and real
estate. In addition, I have previ-
ously served on the City Council
for four years.

Q: What forms of economic
development do you think are in
the best interest of the citizens
of City of Okeechobee, and how
will you promote this develop-
ment?
Lowry Markham: We need
more businesses in the city. We
have been working on the com-


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merce center for the last six
years to achieve this for the city.
We have the center in place with
one business and three more
coming. Now we need to seek
more businesses to fill it.
Eric L. Myers: I think when
it comes to economic develop-
ment, I would like to see light
industry or service-orientated
types of business. One of the
ways I would promote it would
be by giving them a tax break for
their first few years to help them
get their business going.
Francis "Jim" Vensel: My
formula for promoting econom-
ic development is: research;
smart development; coopera-
tion with local businesses and
economic council to bring com-
modities to meet the needs of
our diversified population;
exporting our products for a
monetary return to our city; our
excellent school system plus a
caring community equals a suc-
cessful community.
Dowling Watford: Because
of limited land area, most devel-
opment will be of the small
retail business variety and serv-
ice industries i.e. office. An
example is the commercial
development near the new
courthouse. To promote this
development, we need to pro-
vide building regulations that
encourage good conversion of
former residential units and still
maintain commercial standards
while protecting remaining resi-
dents.
Clayton Williams: Retail
business and offices. I would
promote this by working with
the property owners in the
area.

Q: What would be your top
priority as a city council mem-
ber?
Lowry Markham: My top
priority would be to serve the
city and its residents with an
open mind and an unbiased
opinion on any issue that might


arise. I would continue to work
on the drainage problems,
paving of all streets and encour-
aging new businesses to our city
to better serve taxpayers.
Eric L. Myers: To have a
good rapport with the people of
Okeechobee; to listen to their
concerns when they bring them
before the council; and, give
them a straightforward and
honest answer to their ques-
tion.
Francis "Jim" Vensel: Pro-
mote an industrial/business
environment to attract college
graduates (our children) and
others here; offer them a sub-
stantial wage; and, make afford-
able housing a priority. Addition-
al priorities: enforce
concurrency fees; impact fees;
traffic control; drainage
improvement; support local
schools and Communities In
Schools for a teen center; and,
continue working with our
youth.
Dowling Watford: My top
priorities have always been fis-
cal responsibility, providing
quality services to the citizens of
Okeechobee and protecting our
quality of life.
Clayton Williams: My prior-
ity is to continue providing the
high degree of public safety
already afforded to the families
and business owners of this city.
I want our citizens to feel safe in
their homes, work or play, and if
needed, there is a law enforce-
ment officer or firefighter/EMT
ready to assist them in a matter
of minutes.



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Celebrating the season
Alex Miller, a student at ACE Pre-K, spent Friday morn-
ing, Oct. 20, with his classmates at First United Methodist
Church's pumpkin patch. They colored and decorated a
small pumpkin, heard a story, had refreshments and
searched through the pumpkin patch for Jack
O'Lantern's five brothers.


Okeechobee News/Pete Gawda
Pumpkin decorating
Students at ACE Pre-K went to the First United Methodist
Church's pumpkin patch Friday morning, Oct. 20. Angel
Nunez had a good time coloring and decorating a small
pumpkin.


Pumpkin time
Jolene Sutton holds a small pumpkin she received from
First Methodist Church's pumpkin patch. Students from
ACE Pre-K went to the pumpkin patch on Friday, Oct. 20,
and decorated pumpkins, colored, had refreshments, lis-
tened to a story, saw a pumpkin carved and searched in
the pumpkin patch for Jack 0' Lantern's five brothers.


Safety Tips for a Safe Halloween


Halloween is a time of great
fun for children, but it can be a
little scary for parents and driv-
ers. Children are often out after
dark, crossing busy streets and
perhaps going to unfamiliar
homes.
"This year Halloween falls on
a school day and daylight savings
time ends just two days earlier.
With excited kids frantically
going from neighbor to neigh-
bor, drivers need to be particular-


ly cautious," said Ray Palermo,
director of public information for
Teachers' Insurance Plan. "How-
ever, by following some simple
advice, parents, children, drivers
and homeowners can all have a
safe, enjoyable time."
If children are out at night,
drivers need to be particularly
careful at dusk and when driving
either over a hill or around a
curve, where visibility is limited.
Use high beams to see and be


seen.
Trick-or-treaters should
always be accompanied by an
adult or travel in a group. Chil-
dren should be told not to eat any
unwrapped candy or treats until
they return home where their
parents can see them. Making
sure kids have already eaten
before heading out may help.
Parents may want to limit
kids to local events run by police
stations, firehouses, senior citi-


zen centers or local businesses,
or organize their own through
their school.
Parents should incorporate
reflective tape in costumes or
add bright colors to increase visi-
bility. Make-up rather than
masks should be worn to help
ensure that children have an
unobstructed view of their sur-
roundings.
Trick-or-treaters may be
caught up in the excitement of


the day and not be as careful as
they should. They should always
cross at corners and look both
ways before crossing. Drivers
need to keep a careful eye on the
road and on the sidewalk, in case
anyone darts out from between
parked cars.
Children should stay on the
sidewalk or if none is available,
walk facing the lane of traffic,
and they should carry a flash-
light.


Homeowners should clear
their yards of anything that can
be tripped over -and be sure to
have a front door or walkway
light on, and refrain from deco-
rations that use an open flame
that could ignite a child's cos-
tume.
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advice, "Halloween Safety Tips,"
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Linda Creech-Funk of the Hospice and Palliative Care
receives a proclamation proclaiming the month of
November as "National Hospice/Palliative Care Month."
Hospice provides patients and families the highest qual-
ity of care during life-limiting illnesses at the end of life,
through pain management and symptom control, care-
giver training and assistance, emotional and spiritual
support, allowing patients to live fully up until the final
moments. More than 400,000 trained volunteers have
contributed more than 18 million hours of service to hos-
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Community Events
Window decorating contest planned
All local businesses are invited to participate in Okeechobee Main
Street's second annual Christmas Window Decorating Contest. Win-
dows should be decorated by Nov. 28 prior to the city's annual light-
ing ceremony. The judging will take place on Dec. 9 following the
Christmas Parade. The winner will be awarded a plaque for the year
to display as being the Christmas window decorating winner. For
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SPORTS


Lady Brahman 2006-2007
Basketball Schedule


Junior varsity game times are
listed first followed by varsity
game times.
2006
Nov. 07: OHS @ Sebring Pre-
season (Hardee)-away-6 p.m.
Nov. 09: OHS @ Sebring Pre-
season (Sebring)-away-7:30 p.m.
Nov. 13: OHS @ Fort Pierce
Central-away-5:30/7 p.m.
Nov. 17: OHS vs. Centennial-
home-5:30/7 p.m.
Nov. 20: OHS vs. Treasure
Coase-home-5:30/7 p.m.
Nov. 27: OHS vs. Jupiter-
home-5:30/7 p.m.
Nov. 28: OHS @ Lake Placid-
away-5:30/7 p.m.
Nov. 30: OHS vs. Lincoln Park-
home-5:30/7 p.m.
Dec. 07: OHS @ Suncoast-
away-5:30/7 p.m.
Dec. 12: OHS @ Jensen
Beach-away-5:30/7 p.m.
Dec. 14: OHS vs. Inlet Grove-
home- varsity only 6 p.m.
Dec. 15: OHS @ Sebastian
River-away-5:30/7 p.m.
Dec. 20: OHS @ Clewiston-
6/7:30 p.m.
Dec. 28: OHS @ Forest Hill for
Christmas Tournament-away-
TBA
Dec. 29: OHS @ Forest Hill for
Christmas Tournament-away-
TBA
Dec. 30: OHS @ Forest Hill for
Christmas Tournament-away-
TBA


2007
Jan. 03: OHS vs. John Carroll-
home-5:30/7 p.m.
Jan. 05: OHS vs. Forest Hill-
home-5:30/7 p.m.
Jan. 08: OHS vs. Fort Pierce
Westwood-home-5:30/7 p.m.
Jan. 12: OHS @ Inlet Grove-
JFK Middle School-6 p.m.
Jan. 16: OHS vs. Clewiston-
home-5:30/7 p.m.
Jan. 18: OHS @ Glades Cen-
tral-away-5:30/7 p.m.
Jan. 22: OHS @ Lake Placid-
away-5:30/7 p.m.
Jan. 23: Treasure Lake Confer-
ence Championship-TBA
Jan. 25: OHS @ Centennial-
away-5:30/7 p.m.
Jan. 30: District tournament-
away at Forest Hill-4/5:30/7 p.m.
Jan. 31: District tournament-
away at Forest Hill-7 p.m.
Feb.03: Championship round
of Districts-away at Forest Hill-7
p.m.


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Determined climber
Daniel Gonzales, fourth grade, seems determined to
climb the rope in PE class at Central Elementary School.


Lady Brahman 2006-2007
Soccer Schedule


Junior varsity game time is list-
ed first followed by varsity game
time.
2006
Oct. 30: OHS @ Port St. Lucie-
away-6/8 p.m.
Nov. 01: OHS @ Martin Coun-
ty-away-6/8 p.m.
Nov. 04: OHS @ John Carroll-
away-9/11 a.m.
Nov. 06: OHS @ Lincoln Park-
away at Lawnwood-5:30/7:30


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Early runners
Teams from across-the area arrived at the Okeechobee soccer fields bright and early Sat-
urday morning to compete in the Brahman inaugural "Run with the Bulls" cross-country
meet. The team from South Fork High School arrived with pillows and blankets as testi-
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home-5/7 p.m.
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away at Lawnwood-6 p.m.
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tral-away-5 p.m. (varsity only)
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Westwood-home-5 p.m. (varsity
only)
Dec. 15: OHS vs. Treasure
Coast-home-5/7 p.m.
Dec. 16: OHS @ Ft. Pierce
Westwood-away-9/11 a.m.
Dec. 18: OHS vs. Lake Placid-
home-6/7:30 p.m.
2007
Jan. 04: OHS vs. John Carroll-
home-4/6 p.m.
Jan. 08: OHS @ Lake Placid-
away-6/7:30 p.m.
Jan. 09: Treasure Lake Confer-
ence-TBA


Okeechobee News/Lorna Jablonski
Lady runner
Lady Brahman Heather Tinsley finished in sixth place in
the inaugural "Running with the Bulls" cross-country
event held last Saturday around the Okeechobee soccer
fields. Tinsley's time was 22:51. The Lady Brahman team
took first place in the five school event.



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At the Movies

The following movies are now
showing at the Brahman Theatres
IIl.
. Movie times for Friday, Oct. 20,
through Thursday, Oct. 26, are as
follows:
Theatre I -"Flicka" (PG) Show-
times: Friday at 7 and 9 p.m. Sat-
urday and Sunday at 2, 4:15, 7 and
9 p.m. Monday at 3 and 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thurs-
day at 2, 4:15, 7and 9 p.m.
Theatre II "Open Season"
(PG} Showtimes: Friday at 7 and 9
p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 2,
4:15, 7 and 9 p.m. Monday at 3
and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9
p.m.
Theatre III "Grudge 2"(PG-
13) Showtimes: Friday at 7 and 9
p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 2,
4:15, 7 and 9 p.m. Monday at 3
and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9
p.m.
Tickets are $5.50 for adults;
children 12 and under are $4.50;
senior citizens are $4.50 for all
movies; and, matinees are $4.
For information, call (863) 763-
7202.


Briefs

Ad Litem program
needs volunteers
This year, hundreds of kids on
the Treasure Coast will be abused,
neglected or abandoned. If you
have as little as two hours per
week, then you can help. Guardian
Ad Litem volunteers are needed to
speak up for these'children. Train-
ing for new volunteers will be held
in your area soon. Volunteers are
needed in St. Lucie, Indian River,
Martin and Okeechobee counties.
Call the Guardian Ad Litem pro-
gram at (772) 785-5804 for infor-
mati6n and an application. Just
two hours of your time each week
will make a difference in the lives of
these children.


Since its creation by Congress in
1939, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxil-
iary has served as the civilian, non-
military component'of the'Coast
Guard. Today, the 33,000 volunteer
men and women of the U.S. Coast
Guard Auxiliary are acli\e on the
waterways and classrooms in over
2,000 cities and towns across the
nation. Each year, Auxiliarists (folks
just like you) save almost 500 lives,
assist some 15,000 boaters in dis-
tress, conduct more the 150,000
courtesy safety examinations of
recreation vessels and teach over
500,000 students in boating and
Water safety courses. The results of
these efforts save taxpayers hun-
dreds of millions of dollars every
year. For information, call (863)
467-3085.

EYDC needs
volunteers
Volunteers do make a differ-
ence. This statement; is proven
daily by hundreds of private citi-
zens who, as volunteers, enter
juvenile justice programs through-
out the state. The Eckerd Youth
Development Center (EYDC)
needs you to share your skills or
special talents in making a differ-
ence in the lives of troubled youth.
Volunteers are needed as tutors,
translators, arts and crafts instruc-
tors, mentors, job preparation and
search instructors, recreation aides
and assistance in developing a
. outh choir. Wouldn't you like to
make a difference? If so, please
contact EYDC, 7200 U.S. Hwy. 441
N., Okeechobee, Fl. 34972. (863)
763-2174, ext. 234.

Read library
books online
The Okeechobee County Public
Library has announced a new serv-
ice for those patrons with e-mail
accounts. You can join the Chapter-
A-Day Online Book Club spon-
sored by the Friends of the Okee-
chdbee County Library. All you
need to do is visit the library's web
page at
www.heartlineweb.org/oke and
choose the link to the Online Book
Club. Simply follow the directions
on the page. You will start receiving
chapters from popular books in
your daily e-mail. After you have
read two or three chapters from a
book, you will begin receiving
chapters from a new one. Each
Monday you will start a new book.
There is no charge for this service.
You don't even need a library card.
All you need is an e-mail address
and five minutes a day to sample
the wonderful world of reading.

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


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DOG, Found, Chihuahua / Ter-
rier Mix, Female, Vicinity of
Basinger 700A. Call to ID.
(863)467-2112
PIT BULL, Male, found in
Okeechobee Little Farms
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(678)268-8191
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CAT, REWARD Brown/Black
stripe, shorthair white tip
paw stomach, chest. 2 yr old
male. Fixed (863)697-3207
WALLET, lost @ Wal-Mart on.
Sun. 10/22 If found please
call Carolyn Thomas
(863)447-1841 REWARD


BIRD DOGS, 1 male & 1
female, started on quail.
Need good homes.
(561)722-5289
MALE CATAHOULA/ Bull dog
mix. Crack eyes, No Hunting,
fenced yd. (863)467-0380
RABBITS pure bred, w/cages
& accessories. Free to good
homes. Ref's. 863-228-7230
RODESIAN RIDGEBACK DOG,
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owner, quiet, housebroken.
(863)675-4098 evenings
SKUNK, Descented, to good
home, if interested, please
call (863)843-0336




Okeechobee, 3811 SE 28th St.
Treasure Island, 8am to 5pm
Oct. 26th, 27th & 28th
Same old place, great new
stuff, bring a friend & a smile,
can't wait to see y'all again!
OKEECHOBEE, Thurs., Fri., &
Sat., Oct. 26th, 27th & 28th,
9am-6pm 4900 NW 160th St.,
(11 miles north on 441 or
4 miles west on 160th or C68)
Furniture, Tools (Chain Saw,
Electrc Wench & More),
Bicycle, Sewing Items, Etc.


OKEECHOBEE 62 yr. old, Bik.
male retired, seeks 45-55 yrs.
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for friendship. (863)467-7770

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INSURANCE AGENCY looking
for a Bilingual English/Span-
ish Customer Service. Expe-
rience a plus. Fax resume to
(863)763-1510 or drop it at
303 S. ParrottlAve. #G.

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Mechanic's &
Helpers
Only serious self-
motivated need
apply. Must have
good driving record.
Weekly Travel time,
overtime, per diem.
DFWPR Benefits,
401K, Pd Hol. & Vac.
Wilson's Petroleum
(772)468-3689


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Looking to fill general con-
struction positions. Must
have experience in carpentry,
drywall, roofing and painting.
Valid drivers license ieces-
sary. Call (863)357-2700 or
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Minor repairs.
Roof coating, Repair to
Mobile Homes & more.
No job to big or small. Free
estimates. 863-467-2917
Lic. # 2349 & # 5698
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Merchandise



Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Bicycles 530
Books & Magazines535
Building Materials540
Business Equipment 545
Carpets/Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Clothing 565
Coins/Stamps 570
Collectibles 575
Computer/Video 580
Crafts/Supplies 585
Cruises 590
Drapes, Unens & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
Furs 615
Health & Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating Equipment/
Supplies 625
Household Items 630
Jewelry 635
Lamps/Lights 640
Luggage 645
Medical Items 650
Miscellaneous 655
Musical Instruments 660
Office Supplies/
Equipment 665
Pets/Supplies/
Services 670
Photography 675
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools & Supplies 685
Restaurant
Equipment 690
Satellite 695
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Television/Radio 715
Tickets 720
Tools 725
To l9& Games 730
VRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740





AIR COND- Central package
unit, 3.5 ton, York, never in-
stalled, $1550
(561)447-6538
WINDOW UNIT- Kenmore,
18,000 BTU's, Cool & heat
New, Never used. $300.
(863)634-4271


CHINA CABINET Inlaid w/
spindle legs. $200neg.
OAK WASH STAND $100neg.
MAHOGANY SERVER/
BUFFET, $150 neg.
(863)634-5914
COFFIN, with fully wired skele-
ton. $1000 (863)675-4981


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HOOSIER CABINET, with white
enamel countertop, $350 or
best offer. (863)634-5914
SEWING MACHINE- In blonde
furniture. Access. included.
Good condition. $200.
(302)684-4836 Lv. msg.
STEREO SYSTEM, 1970 floor
model Zenith, 8 track, record
player, radio, exc. cond.
$400 neg. (863)467-5117.


COFFEE POT: Sunbeam,
Black, New. $15
(863)467-5709
DISHWASHER, Excellent con-
dition. $75. (863)675-1634
DISHWASHER- Whirlpool,
Like new, $50.
(863)697-6618
ELECTRIC DRYER- GE, like
hew, barely used, $100 or
best offer (863)673-5655
FREEZER: ADMIRAL, Ultra
Freeze, No Frost, Upright,
$200. (863)467-5709
LG. UPRIGHT FREEZER GE
Frostfree, wht. & Tappan 4
burner gas stove, wht.
$325/both, will sep. 675-1553
REFRIGERATOR/- FREEZER,
Fridgidaire:w/lce Maker. 27.3
sq. ft. in all. Excellent condi-
tion. $200 (863)357-8788
REFRIGERATOR- GE, With ice
maker. Like new. $250.
(863)675-2151
REFRIGERATOR, Kenmore
SBS, white, works great, ice-
maker needs repair, $150.
(863)763-9756
REFRIGERATOR, Whirlpool, 4
years old, side by side with ice
& water on door, great cond.
22cu.ft. $700 (863)467-8681
STOVE, Ceramic: Like new.
$200 (863)675-1634
WASHER & DRYER- GE Super
capacity, brand new, $500
(863)675-6370
WASHER, Roper, Large Ca-
pacity 2.5, Like new. New
$229, Asking $175.
(863)357-3369


BIKE 2 wheeler, 20", Mon-
goose Model, very sharp,
must see, $40. Call
(863) 763-0625.
GIRLS BICYCLES (2) good
condition. $60/both, will sell
separate. 863-763-3120
Okeechobee area
GIRLS CHOPPER BIKE- ask-
ing $100 (863)763-3448 or
(863)467-5756



METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$
Buy Direct From Manufactur-
er. 20 colors in stock with all
Accessories. Quick turn
around! Delivery Available
(352)498-0778 Toll Free
(888)393-0335.
Replacement Casement
Sashes : Andersen: 1) 27 1/4"
W x 58 1/2"H & 4) 27 1/4"Wx
391/4"H._$250 863-467-8504
STORM DOOR 32X75 brand
new, never .used.
Screen/window. $150.
302-228-3005
TEMPORARY SERVICE POLE,
Asking $300 or best offer
(863)673-1120


BABY CRIB- complete, light
wood, good condition $20
(863)983-6621
CARRIAGE/STROLLER High
chair & toys also. $100/all,
will sell separately.
863-763-0888 after 3pm
OCEAN WONDERS AQUARI-
UM- asking $20, excellent
condition (863)467-0826
OCEAN WONDERS MOBILE-
Fisher Price, with remote
$25 (863)467-0826
SWING SET- metal, asking,
$50 (863)634-3641


BOYS & GIRLS CLOTHING,
Size 12 Mostly name brand
$40. Will separate.
(863)357-0391


IGns/upp ies


SUNCOAST GUN SHOW
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October 28th & 29th
Sat. 9- 5,Sun. 9- 4:
St. Lucie Co. Fairgrounds
Ft. Pierce
15601 W Midway Rd.
4 miles W of Turnpike on Rt. 70
BUY- SELL- TRADE
Concieled Weapon Class $35
Daily 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
For info 330-963-6964


CLOTHING- Womens, name
brands, size 3x, pants &
tops, new w/tags $80 will
sell sep (954)237-4846
GIRLS PANTS, Sizes 4 & 5, 5
pairs, from New York Style.
$25 for all or will separate.
,(863)697-6129
HOMECOMING DRESS, Size
3-4, black & white. $78
(863)675-3659
HOMECOMING DRESS, Size
3-4, navy blue. $50
(863)675-3659
LEATHER JACKETS, Men's,
size Large, 1 brown & 1
black, new. $50 each or best
offer. (863)634-5914


BASEBALL, BASKETBALL &
FOOTBALL CARDS: Appox.
50,000. $2500 for all, will sep.
(863)902-0474 :
ELVIS COLLECTION, Many
items, Rare items, items from
Graceland, memorabilia. $550
neg. (863)467-0627
PIN BALL MACHINES (3) not
working, very collectable,
$500 for all (863)328-0002
PORCELAIN DOLLS & DOLL
MOLDS- Byron molds, See-
ley, etc. $2000 All or sell sep
(863)674-1906
STAMP.ALBUM, 22k gold
replicas of United States
stamps,. each are 1st issued.
$500 (863)763-8146
SWORDS, KNIVES, DAGGER
& more, approx 71 items,
3/4 new in box. $175. for all.
Or best offer 863-467-5052
TRAIN SET, LGB 100th Anni-
versary, '83 & '84 cars, exc.
cond., boxes, track & extras.
$950 neg. (863)763-0266



COMPUTER DESK- large, with
adjustable height, good con-
dition $50 or best offer
(561)676-0427,
DELL, with printer, 1 year old,
works good, $300
(863)634-1331
Epson Stylus Photo, brand
new in the box, $90.
(863)763-0583
SCANNER- UMAX Astra
1220S, All hardware. Extra
software, Pent I or II, $25.
(863)675-4970 Lv. msg.
SEMPRON 3000+ new/reser-
viced, 512 mem, 40gb.hd,
burner, loaded w/prgms.,
w/guar. $339.863-763-4376


MYSTERY SCRAPBOOK LOT-
over 800 items, brand new,
paper, punches, pencils, etc.
$350 neg (8)6)634-8433


ARMOIRE/ENT. CENTER, Very
nice, call to view. $125 or
best offer. (863)675-8937
BED twin, adjustable, w/mas-
sage, $300. (863)634-4842
or (863)635-4870.
BEDS (2) Twin: Complete, Off
White w/2 Mirrored Dresser,
High Boy Dresser & 2-End ta-
bles. $1000. (863)517-1942
BUFFET & HUTCH- dark pine,
$300 (863)763-0215
COUCH & LOVESEAT, Like
new, $200 (863)357-6997


CHROME & GLASS D/R TBL.
5.8x3 Table only, good cond.
$50. 863-675-1553
COFFEE TABLE& 2? end tables
with drawers, all oak wood.
$175 for set, will.notiseparate.
(863)675-4098 evenings
COUCH & 2 CHAIRS, IVORY,
Egyptian cotton w/cherry
wood trim, exc. cond., $500
or best offer. (863)763-0583
COUCH & LOVESEAT bam-
boo, no tears in material,
faded from sun, $50.
(863)357-6113,
COUCH- 2pc w/table in mid-
dle, light pastel colors, good
condition $100 or best offer
(863)467-5680
COUCH, Like new. Beige
tones, $125 (863)763-8642
COUCH, PLAID, Sleeper, 2
end tables & coffee table
(Pine wood finish) $150. Will
separate. (863)673-0081
DINING ROOM TABLE- Tile
top, White wash, Peach tile
w/pattern, Seats 4. $150.
Firm (863)634-0387
DR SUITE- table, 5 chairs, chi-
na cabinet, server, cherry.
wood, $525 (863)328-0002
DR TABLE- Broyhill, w/2
Capts. chairs, 2 reg chairs, 1
bench, 2 leafs, dark pine,
$500 (863)763-0215
ENTER CENTER- fits 32" TV,
wood, $50 (863)634-3641
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, 3
piece, cherry stained, wood,
9' long, holds 27" tv. $300 or
best offer. (863)697-1706
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER,
Dark oak, fits up to 65" TV,
adjustable, glass doors, glass
shelves, $275 (561)914-6746
ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM,
4'tx5'w, w/bullt in speakers,
glass doors, $100.
(863)447-6520
FUTON MATTRESS- Deluxe
6", with cover. Like new.
$50. (863)763-6369
FUTON SOFA BED, w/thick in-
ner spring mattress, almost
new, pd $390, sell $200.
(336)342-0221 Aqua Isles
MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS,
Queen, 9", NASA, as seen on
TV, in factory package. $475
cash. (239)223-8103
TRIPLE DRESSER- 54"x 18"
With attached mirror. Hard
rock maple wood. Good.
cond. $150. (863)763-2458
TWIN BED & NIGHT STAND,
matching set, good condi-
tion. $100 for both.
(863)675-1617 after 6pm
TWIN BEDS, 2, Maple, Com-
plete. Good condition. $75.
(863)467-4124 '
Wicker Furniture, Loveseat, 2
chrs., w/cushions, 3 tables,
in Aqua Isles, $100.
(336)342-0221



GOLF CART, Electric, Hyundi.
w/ charger, 6 new batteries &
extra tires. Not running. $350
or best offer. (863)261-4908


AMMO- 30-30 Win, 200
rounds, boxed, $70 will di-
vide (863)301-0250
RIFLE W/ SCOPE- 22ga, ask-
ing $150 (863)674-0634


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w/Ricochet hopper, Tippman
pro-lite, mask, tanks, pods &
more. $200 (863)261-2265



SUB WOOFERS- 10", Mounted
in a box for a P/U Truck.
Good condition. $20.
(863)697-3008


FLAT SCREEN Sony 36"
wega FD Trinitron TV, asking
$1000. (772)461-8822 Ft.
Pierce.
TV, 2005, ILO, 24" Flat Screen
w/stand, but wall mountable.
Perfect cond. Pd. $588, Now
$450 Firm. (863)447-1841
TV, COLOR, 27" JVC, only 1
year old. Paid $400 Asking
185. (863)532-9355


COLT 45, Argentinean model
1927, Colt cal. 11.25 mm,
a n t i q u e.
$675.863-467-1958



MOMENTUM 610, takes up
35" floor space, new. $75 or
best offer. (863)634-5914


CEILING FANS (2), Hunter.
USA made w/light kit. Cost
$125 each, asking $70 for
both, will sep. (561)633-1371


HOVEROUND SCOOTER-
Good condition. $500. Or
best offer. (863)697-3299
MOTORIZED CHAIR Golden
Alante, new batteries, exc.
cond. $850. (863)634-4842
or(863)635-4870.
SCOOTERS (2), Rascal, bat-
tery operated, like new,
1 needs work. $400 for both.
(863)697-2198'


CHRISTMAS DECOR, Outdoor,
$50 for all. (863)983-8216
after lOam
DRUMS (10) 55 gal., for Burn-
ing (10) 15 gal. & (10) 55 gal.
Plastic, Water Tight Drums.
$150 will sep. (863)763-5062
JACUZZI 5 person, in good
working cond. Complete
w/pu'mps, etc. $500. You
haul it. 863-467-7267 -
SUNQUEST 2000S10 BULB
Tanning Canopy. $300.
863-634-5888
TEXAS INSTRUMENT 92
Graphing calculator & guide
book. Like new. $50.
863-612-9233 Labelle area



BASS GUITAR' FENDER JAZZ,
Marcus Miller w.'nard case
Like new. $725
(863)357.7406
CUSTOM BUILT GUITAR
CABINET- 77"T x 42"W, 2
solid doors & shelf, $350 or
best offer(561)633-1371 .
DBL KEYBOARD ORGAN- ask- :
ing $50 (863)635-4455
Organ, Hammond Model 134,
Composer Series, w/bench
& instruction books, $130.
(863)357-0465
PIANO- Wurlitzer, full size,
asking $300 .(863)635-4455
YAMAHA ELECTRIC PIANO -
exc.cond. $750.
863-234-1067 Labelle area


AQUARIUM-. 75 gal,
Stand,hood Salt filtration.
Reef white. $450.
(863)673-0081
COCKER SPANIEL- Full blood-
ed,' 2 yrs old, Very friendly,
Good with children. House
dog. $100.0. (863)634-5473
COLUMBIAN RED-TAIL Boa,
2 ft., good appetite, 10 gal.
tank w/access. $150 or best
offer. 863-673-6508
DOG CRATE, Midwest, galva-
nized, 36"lx19"wx22"h, $30.
(863)763-4098
DOG KENNEL- 2, 10x10,
Chain linked. $325. for both,
or will separate.
(863)697-2969
ENGLISH BULL DOGS- 2, Fe-
males, AKC registered, 2.5
yrs old. $1600.
(863)634-8795
FISH TANK 55 gallon, great
buy. $75. (863)357-6930
HAMSTER BABIES- Free to
good homes. 863-801-1302
MALE PUG- has papers, need
to sell immediately $500 or
best offer (863)634-0790
MINI PIN PUPS- AKC, 8wks
old, blk/tan & reds, M/F,
adorable, 1st shots, $500
each (863)946-3857
PIGEONS: (5 PAIR) $75
(863)675-4981 LaBelle Area
QUARTER HORSE GELDING-
23 yrs old, good beginner or
kids horse, no bad habits,
$1500 (863)763-1504
TRITON COCKATOO female,
very beautiful & loving.
Needs lots of TLC. w/cage+
Must sell $1500.228-7230



BATHTUB, brand new, porce-
lain, stainless steel, still in
box, $175 or best offer.
(863)357-2271/261-4633
HOT WATER HEATER- 40 gal,
asking $70 (863)675-7105



SEWING MACHINE- asking
$25 call for information, too
much to list (954)237-4846


COMPOUND BOW, Black
Bear-Cobra, 50 Ib. draw,
with arrows, $35.
(863)763-4098
PAINT BALL GUN Tippman A5


FILLY- ly0, Belgian Cross,
sorrel, $600 to a good home
only (863)675-0247, La Belle
GELDING -7 yr. old, good trail
horse, 4 high white socks &
blaze, beautiful. Reduced to
$1200.(863)509-3446
Mare Quarter horse, 7 yrs.
old, with saddle, $1450. Will
sell separate.
(863)447-5985
POCO HEADSTALL REINS,
.New, With silver, $25.
(863)983-8646
QUARTERHORSE MARE 6
yrs., needs exp. rider, $3500
or best offer. Need to sell!
Great bloodlines863-634-7065
RED ROAN APPALOOSA,
Gelding, 6 years. $800. or
best offer. (863)763-2379
REG BREEDING STOCK PAINT
MARE- 2002, exc perfor-
mance bloodlines, $2500'
(863)801-9188
SADDLE- 14" Bob Marshall,
Treeless, Barrel, Floral pat-
tern, With silver. Asking.
$1600. (863)697-2022
SADDLE- 14" Western, Sab-
tron, Fiberglass tree. Good
condition. $275.
(863)697-2022
SADDLE, Ausie/Western,
New, with bridle, breast col-
lar, 17", $250.
(863)983-8646
TRAILER- 2 horse bumper pull
escape door tandem axle,
good tires, dividers, rubber
mats $950 (305)807-2500






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CHIPPER/SHREDDER, older
but in good condition, $75 or
best offer. (239)634-4040
LaBelle, leave message
HYDROSTATIC MOWER 36"
walk behind w/Velke instant
reverse w/tracklng. Runs
great. $1200. 954-581-8328
JOHN DEERE 110 TRACTOR
'65, original running strong,
Kohler motor, a true classic
for show. $800.227-6066
JOHN DEERE LAWN TRAC-
TOR Hydrostatic 48" liquid
cooled. Kawasaki eng., new
baft. $1200.954-581-8328
RIDING LAWN MOWER 18hp
B&S, Yard King, 42" cut, 3
blades, runs & cuts, needs
some wk. $200.763-6257
RIDING LAWN MOWER, Mas-
ter Cut, 12hp, 32" cut, $150.
(863)763-4149 or
(561)758-4337
RIDING LAWN MOWERS (2) -
w/good engines for parts.
$200 or best offer.
863-467-8856
ROTOTILLER, Craftsman II,
5hp, Briggs, rear tine, 17",
very ood condition. $300
(239)634-4040 LaBelle


TACK PONY SADDLE- $50,
halters $5. misc bridles $10
(305)807-2500


Rentals


AIR COMPRESSOR 5.5 Hon-
da/Ingersoll Rand, dual tank,
no hrs. Sacrifice at $550.
863-674-0416 Labelle .
AIR COMPRESSOR- like new,
Porter Cable 1.6 HP, 4 gal
pancake type, new $169
asking $135 (863)357-3369
GENERATORS (2) 4000 Te-
cumseh & 3500 Nokita. Both
work great. $500/both, will
sep. 863-447-6054 Iv. msg.
HILTI 1" ROTATING Chipping
hammer/drill. Original cost
$1800, asking $450.
.863-467-1958


PSP w/2 games. GTA and
Socom. $250 or best offer.
863-697-9014
XBOX w/1500 games. Every
Nintendo & Super N game
loaded. Great Xmas gift.
$700.863-227-6066



ELECTROLUX, with bags, $25
(863)983-8216 after 10am


ENCLOSED TRAILER, used,
7x10 or 8x12 with loading
ramp. 863-675-5825.
NEW COIN COLLECTOR want-
ing to add to my collection.
Please call to sell coins &
paper money 239-693-4891-

Agriculture



Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed/Product810
Farm Misceilaneous 815
Farm Produce 820'
Farm Services
Offered 825
Farm Supplies/
Services Wanted 830
Fertilizer 835
Horses 840
Landscaping
Supplies 845
Lawn & Garden 850
Livestock 855
Poultry/Supplies 860
Seeds/Plants/
Flowers 865


$165,000 (239)989-5063
heyfay@yahoo.com


CLEWISTON, 3/2 CBS CA/H,
1.5 Fenced Acres in Flag-
hole, Built 2001 $249K,
863 983-8114
NICE 3BR/2BA located at 906
NE 28th Ave. CBS, all appl's.
$185K. For info 863-610-0973
OKEE., D/W 32'x18', Lrg, Vinyl
sliding windows in foyer. Exc.
cond. Concrete. driveway All
appl. $25,000. (863)467-6054
Owner Financing Available
906 NW 3rd'Street, 3 BR, 1
BA, CBS, Large fenced yard.
$149,900. (772)794-2800
S.W. Section: 3 BR, 2 BA, 1
Car garage. Large back yard
with mature Oak Trees.
$169,500. (863)634-5586
TREASURE ISLAND, Reduced
Lake access 3br, 1ba,
screened heated pool. 12'x32'.
Rec/rm on the dock w/storage
area. Avail. Immed. $209,000
772-597-6158/954-801-6158


1/4 ACRE LOTS
in Sebring area.
.Call 863-447-0965.

Mobile Homes


N. of OKEE -2 Br, 1 Ba
12 mi. N of Okeechobee.
$575/mo
$1150 moves you in.
No Pets! Non smoking envi.
(863)467-1717 8:30am-
3:30pm, br email
vldpasurfinthenet.net
OAK LAKE APTS., Remodeled
2BR/1 BA, screened porch,
$800 mo., 1st, last &sec.
No pets. (863)634-3313.
OKEE. Furnished. Efficiency
$800. mo. Utilities included.
1st, Last' & Sec.
(863)801-4949


BASSWOOD, Brand new CBS,
3BR/2BA, 2,000 sq. ft., rent
for, $1375/mo. or rent to
own (863)610-2631
BRAND NEW 3/2 Home,
widePiched garage, open floor
pl an. $i1000'mo. ,nst & last
C3i Biandi .t 863.261-2762
BUCKHEAD RIDGE, Water-
front 3 Bdrm., 1'. Ba 2 Story
w!Lake Okeechobee access &
boat ramp. Wrap around
porc r. Fenced yard. Pels wel-
corriel $1300 ma. + I1i, last
& sec. 561-346.36.20
knlsdgs@aol.comj
IN OKEECHOBEE CITY: 4 Br.,
2 Ba. $1200 mo + 1si last,
sec dep. & rels. Call Barry
772-216-1461
KINGS BAY- 3/2, W/D. lawn
service included pool, ennis,
$1000.'mo 18631697-3008
LAKE ACCESS-TAYLOR
CREEK 3BR/2BA, 2100
S.F., w/dock, $1375/mo.
863-670-5967 Lakeland #
OKEECHOBE, 2br, lba, 405
NW 11th Ave. $700. mo. +
Ist & last. Call for Applica-
tions (863)447-1425
OKEECHOBEE: 3 BR, 1 BA in
Basswood. Nice neighbor-
hood. Yellow house, Com-
pletely remodeled., on corner
'of 36th & 28th, Huge yard.
Pets ok. $895mo + $895
-Available Rent To Own-
--. View pictures @ '
www.lexbuyshouses.com
(561)7151-1768
OKEECHOBEE 3/2, New! Large
House, Large Yard. Bring pets!
$1295. mo. + 1st, last & sec..
dep. Call 561-723-2226
OKEECHOBEE CITY, 3br (1
*small) 2.5ba. Furnished.
$1000. Monthly + Util.' 1st
mo.& Sec. (863)357-0707
PALM CREEK- For Rent 3br,
2.5ba, 2 car oar. Community
pool. $1500. mo. + 1st &
last (561)262-9191
SEASONAL BUCKHEAD
RIDGE: Lake access: 2 Story,
2 BR, 1/2BA No pets.
Non-Smk. Env. Also available
w/lake access: 1 Room Apt.
(863)763-6086/634-4762
SW OKEECHOBEE 2BR/2BA
907 SW 2nd Ave, W/D incl.
$850/mo. + 1st, last & sec.
dep. 6-12mo. Lease 634-0512
TAYLOR CREEK -:2BR/1BA
1200 S.F., Lake access
w/dock. $1,000/mo.
863-670-5967 Lakeland #



Q Great Location!
OFFICE
SPACES
(1) 450 S.F. downstairs &
(1)900 S.F. upstairs. Close
proximity to new court
house. 863-763-4740

NICE 2,000 S.EE.xec. Office
space avail. Nov.1. 107 S.W.
17th St. Suite B. (1) space
avail. Yr. Lease+, call for info
863-634-3040/863-467-9608


OKEECHOBEE-$125/week,
first & last. req.,
(863)634-8374
Real Estate




Business Places -
Sale 1005
Cemmeroial
Property.- Sale 1010
Condos/
Townhouses .'Sale 1015
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunt#Ig Property 1030
Investment
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots- Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State o
Property Sale 1055
Property Insphtionl1060
Real Estate Wanted1065
Flesort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Spuoe 1075
Waterfront Property 1080



BASSWOOD- PRICE RE-
DUCEDI FSBO, New, 04',
2/2/2 maple cabinets, walk
in closets, hurricane shut-
ters, other upgrades, lot
124x125. 100% fin. avail.


Four Seasons, 3BR/2BA,
apple's, recently remodeled,
$990. mo. +.sec. dep.,
credit check. (786)863-3212
IMMACULATE D/W
2BR/2BA
W/F w/dock, hardwood firs.,
W/D, storage bldg.
$1100/mo. F/L/S.
863-467-8683

IMMACULATE 2BR- fenced
yard, W/D, den, porch,
dock on Taylor Creek,
$950/mo plus F/L/-S,
(863)467-8683



LARGE 3br 2ba w/addition.
3 car carport, fenced yard,
lease w/option to buy.
Please call (863)634-3451



MOBILE HOME 1BR/1BA
Large porch, 1 acre fenced
and wooded $650 rircluJes
some utl 1863)634-3451
SEASONAL: Jusi bring \our
0oo0mbrushl1 BR. 1 BA, Com-
: lelElv lurrisried All uhihi eS
3,ai Really Nice' No pels
$1000. mo + 14 lat 1 sec
Jep. & real's. 863)763-8872



M/H 3BR/1.5BA
Incl. 100x125' lot. Need some
TLC. Furnished, many extras.
$67,500 Negot.863-447-6054
MOBILE HOME, 12x36,
w/10x30 Fla. room,-.c/a &
heat, 12x24 carport, .new
kit., in adult park, low lot
rent, $16,500 neg. Must
See! (863)532-9224 Mike
VILLA MARGARET 2BR/1BA
adult park. Fully furnished.
Cent.A/C-heat, 60' carport,
scrn. rm. 10x30'. Shed 12x14'.
$20,500.357-0295/763-2318

Recreation



Boats 3005
Ca mpre/RVe 3010
Jet Skiis 3015,
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles 3030
Sport Vehicles/ATs 3035



AIR BOAT: "Big 0" 13x7, trailer
& rigging. $2500.
(772)240-3876
AIR BOAT CAGE 2 seater,
front steer., fully equip.
w/mtr. mount, 36" stringers.
Nice cond. $300.763-7598
BASS BOAT '78- runs good,
needs minor repairs, $1200
or best offer (863)634-5289
Don't Miss
This One
BASS BOAT- Gambler Outlaw
'98, w/motor & trailer, Merc
Mariner 150hp, Exc cond.
$12,500 (863)610-1276
BASS BOAT, Johnson, w/trlr.,
85hp eng., depth & fish find-
er, trolling mtr., live wells,
$700. (836)634-6005 Heath
BASS MASTER, 10', w/trolling
motor, fish finder, live wells,
lights, Must Sell! $500 or
best offer, (863)467-4004
BAYLINER CAPRI '86 w/85
Force motor, 16'6". Good
shape. $2000.
(863)634-2582
BOAT, 16ft., aluminum, with
trolling motor, trailer, 60hp
Mercury outboard. $2200
(863)673-3818
BOAT, Aluminum, 16%', w/60
hp. Johnson & trir. Runs good.
live wells. New pumps, battery
& tires. $1800 863-467-9390
BOWRIDER 15' '72 hull only,
needs mtr., on trlr. Fair con-
dition. $600 or best offer.
863-697-8243
CRISCRAFT '84- 15ft, with
trailer, Chrysler motor, needs
work $500 or best offer
'(863)467-4994
FIBERGLASS BOAT, 17ft., w/
70hp Johnson & trailer,
needs some work. $500 or
best offer. (863)467-5360


Empuo nt
-Medial








Okeechobee News, Thursday, October 26, 200|


ATs I'll


JON BOAT, 1112 Ft. $175. or
best offer. (863)532-9355
MARATHON 1985, Cabin
Cruiser, 21 Ft., 190 hp. Merc.
$2500 neg. Moore Haven
863-946-1856/248-935-3837
PRINCECRAFT 1996,18Ft.,
Aluminum, Deep V w/115 hp.
Evinrude, Trailer, Custom
Cover, 44V Trolling Motor,
Double Live Well & ait Well.
Fishing Machine! $5,995.
(863)484-0096/484-0097
garyle49@surfinthenet.net
SEA KAYAK- Touring Style.
Top Brand Name. Good con-
dition. $500 (863)357-7406
STARCRAFT.w/'85 Chrysler
to)r $900 .
(863)634-2582


COACH 1987, 34 Ft w/Flobrida
Rm. New elec. hot water tank
& vinyl windows. Must see!
Whisper Creek, fAilu be move.o
$5,000. 863-675-0279 or
330-807-1425
GMC BOUNDER 1987, 32 Ft.,
Loaded. Needs work. $1000.
(361)441-7027 -.
RV ROOF AC- New,'13,500
BTU, still in box w/ceiling
controls $525
(239)297-4006



RV LOT SITES FOR LEASE
Lake 0keechobee by Kissimee.
River:Annual fee only $1995.
Call Marc at (863)467-1833



OBRIEN SLOLEM SKI case &
tow rope. $50.
863-612-9233 Labelle area..
PONTOON BOAT TRAILER-
2000. Surge brPve Sinrile
'irde ,95i i8631763-2-107



BOAT LADDER- Reimi,,vable
Aluminum Seawail. Very'
good 51con1i ion 1.50
(863)i6b3-2458


HONDA 2000 'R70 -siTijill dilr
bikie iit new j it1 i:0
30.4-661,-.855
KAWASAKI Eliminator 250 01l
i(l.e n ieP runs c areal.
$1.,io0 Or b esi oier
S86 I -24 23 Iv ri. g
SUZUKI TL1000S 97- very
i: ;t neeD'; .'miTFe wCor, 3a k-
ing .1500 or Dest loi ier
(23L'259-6017
YAMAHA 1000 VIRAGO '84.
.id ,:,)rnliiin igreal Or
; das" 12500. 1630135.-33



DANCHEE 05 200c: 4
wri e le r le('.siarl lnjill
driven 4 ;pd reverse rrf dn
cl:rn 1'i110 7;72528-1255
FOUR WHEELER '0 50cr,
riecirni SIrl. i 1ilroke NeJW
1.3i50 04-66i-7855


MOPED, 2005 American
Whizzer: Only used 2 miles.
$500 off. New $1900. Asking
$1400 (561)825-1818 pager.
YAMAHA 400 Kodiak, '04-
4x4, excellent condition,
hardly used, $3700
(863)673-4405


FOUR WINDS '96, 36' with
slide out, fully furnished, utility
bldg. Included. In Palm Dale,
FL. $8,000. (419)747-2923
KEYSTONE ZEPHER 18' '05
full kitch & bath, couch &
qn.bed. Used 1X. $10K. For
details: 386-559-0537
TRAVEL TRAILER, '88,
.Hi-Lo, 27 foot
Good condition, $2500.
(352)302-6868


Automobiles


Construction
Equipment 4025
Foreign Cars- 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Truckq 44040
rts RepAIrSi 4045
Plakup Truckd M 4 .
Sport Utility 40iB
Tractor Tril er 400'
Utility Trailers 4065
Vans 4070



CHEVY IROC, 89, great shape,
motor runs great, ice cold
a/c $1200 Call Healn
863-634-6006 anytime
CHEVY MALIBU 1998 77K
mis Good condiliOn Asking
$2,200 18631675-1446
DODGE AVENGER '99, Sport,.
V6-auio, ail pwr, Cd player,
:,r. cold a.': runs greal new
tires $3500 (863)467-7076
FORD CONTOUR 1999, 4 cyl.,
cold AIC, CO Player. Runs
rear $,1800t or possible rade
ior Van.SUV (8631261-4908
Ford Mustang 94, sporty, tint-
ed win slereo, a/c. last car
greal on gas slick, $2500 or
best oner (8631983-7211
FORD TAURUS GL -'90 runs
nigh mileage, pw's don't
work, needs i0onI rigt lire
1.200 (8636357-6930
FORD T-BIRD '94 & Mercury
Cougar '88. excellent body.
3a1 RTiIlolrs., have motors
$600 neg. 56. 11676-0427
FORD TEMPO '92 cold ac
good mpg, 'I1K or best otner
863-697-82413
FORD THUNDERBIRD 93.
Baby blue, 2 door, a/c,
amim, runs good $1000 or
est otter 1863)673-9081
HONDA ACCORD '85 runs
great. 5spd, a/c, 4 ar, needs
very liille work, no rust.
$600 863-228-7230


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aI PbiNo ice


KIA SOPHIA '01 4 dr, good
cond. $2450.863-675-4867
NISSAN PATHFINDER '96,
4x4, needs motor work.
$750. (863)635-0079.
OLDS CUTLASS SUPREME
'84 runs good. $1400.
863-697-0878/261-7007
POLICE INTERCEPTOR MO-
TOR 302 1986, must take
entire car $450 or best offer
(863)697-1600
TOYOTA CAMRY, '95 4 cylin-
der, auto, 4 door, $1500 or
best offer. 863-763-7458 or
863-261-5040
VOLVO 240, '93, Great for new
driver, built liKe a tank,
$1900, Or best offer.
(863)634-4518



FORD F150 89. 4x4 flalbed,
$500 or best offer.
(239)210-1608
SUZUKI SIDEKICK '87- 4wh
Or 6" Ilft, 32 Buck Snots,
$2500 (863)673-4998


EASY GO GOLF CART, three
wheel, runs great, $500 or
best otier. (863)675-6214
after 6pm
GAS CLUB CAR'95
Reconditionedl $1695.
863-675-1472 ...
GOLF CART Older pargo, 4
wnil, w/ban. charger, runs &
looks great. $800 firm.
863-697-2631/763-7666eve


CHEVY 1500- '94, Will sell for
parts $2500.
(863)634-6196' ;. ,
CHROME RIMS 22" W/TIRES
Set (4), fits Trailblazers/En-
voys $1000.863-634-5888
DIFFERENTIAL GEARS and
misc parts. $100 or best of-
ter. 863-467-8856
ENGINE & TRANS 2.5 L. & 5
sp., for a '92 S-10. Exc
cond many new parts.
$500 ior all. (863)763-2389
FACTORY RIMS- For Dodge
Iruck. 16x7, Silver Alloy. 5
lug. Like new. Asking $200
or Dest offer. (863)697-9117
FORD BRONCO '79 complete
vehicle minus transfer case
9 front/rear end, staight ax-
le. $600 Neg 863-447-6871
FORD BRONCO 91 tor parts,
running mlr, nave trans., ex-
tra running gear. $500/all.
561-722-5289
FORD BRONCO II 88- good
body, needs head. manliold
gaskets, rebuilt trans. $500
or Dest offer (863)467-4994
FORD F600 4 DR. DUMP
Truck, '77. Bed size 10'x7
/2'sides, Motor stuck since
nuincane. $600. 763-1370
HITCH, Reese Load Leveler,
for trav trailer & car haul-
ers. $150 or best offer.
(863)697-3299
RACING SEATS- Black & Gray,
Tenzo Sport. Good condition.
$300. or best offer.
(863)697-1810


SUB WOOFERS- 10" Mounted
In a box for a P/U Truck.
Good condition. $20.
(863)697-3008
TIRES & RIMS Set of 4,
Asanti Zebra 18" rims w/3
extra tires. $1100 or best of-
fer. 863-697-9014
TIRES/RIMS (4) mud grip,
36" tall, 80% tread, $400.
561-722-5289
TOPPER/CAP, Glas/tek fiber-
glass, fits ull size long bed
truck, tan In color, $700 or
best offer. (863)697-9117


CHEVY SILVERADO '99- good
condo all ower, air. 140K.
$55001(863)517-1974
CHEVY STEPSIDE PICKUP
TRUCK, '64, some rust; 61k
ml., $2500. (863)467-03.80
DODGE DAKOTA '95- manual
trans, 4 cyl, $1300 or nest
offer (863)983-8560 Iv mes-
sage: -
FORD F150 XLT Super Cab 04
2 WD. low miles, auto, all
pwr. cold a/c. bedliner, runs
great. $16K 239-253-7054
FORD F250 '99 XLT, crew
cab, 4x4, pwr.stroke diesel,
auto, phortbed, 1-o6wner,
NICE!$16,800. 772-465-6496
FORD FX 4X4 '05- F150 Su-
per Crew 4dr, Regency Pkg.,
33K. ext warr. $31.000 neg
(7721201-1379
FORD PU '87- F250, 4 9 300
straight 6 engine, cold AC.
new seat, good cond, $2400
(863)357-2177/634-4210
FORD RANGER 2005 Exe Cab
w/Camper Top 5K miles
Excellent condition $12,200.
(863)675-1446
FORD RANGER XLT- 92. 4
cyl, standard, Cold A/C,
$1400. Neg. 863-763-4149
or 561-758-4337
FORD SUPER CAB SHORT
BED '74- no motor, no trans.
very little rust, must see
$450(863)697-1600


CHEVY BLAZER, 93,4 3 v6,2
or, looks & runs great.
$1800 or best offer
(863)464-0137
FORD HUNTING BUGGY -
runs, needs some work.
$1500 Call Erik
863-634-0771

/

HYUNDAI SANTA FE- 05.
7500 mi, Liked new condit-
ton $16,900.
(863)467-0658


HAULMARK '05 Utility Trailer.
enclosed. 8x20. Like brand
new cond. S6K.
863-634-6337 eves. Mike
HOMEMADE TRAILERS (2).
7X16 & 6X7 Need lires.
$550/boti or best ofter
863-447-6054 iv.msg.
OPEN TRAILER- 7x16. with
split gate, $2000
(561)261-1338


Parts/Repairs 404!


I Pbli Noice


I Puli Noic 50r II


TOW DOLLY- with all acces-
sories including elec brake,
$750 (863)674-1662
UTILITY TRAILER- home
made, triple axle, heavy duty,
pull behind trailer, $900 or
best otter (863)634-5289


DODGE RAM VAN, '92, runs
good, good tires, $1000 or
best offer. (863)467-4004
FORD AEROSTAR 1993, Runs
okay...needs a little work Dark
blue Great for work van $700
or oest offer. (863)467-9019
Ford Hightop Van. '89. tow
3kg, full power seats 8, TV,
B radio $2000. LaBelie
Area. (863)675-4970 msg.
Your new home com d he
In today's paw Have
myou looked tor It?


Public Notlices




State PI~ .-. ".4';.o.:




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY. FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO.. 200B-CP-24B
IN RE ESiAirTOF
ALICE ANN SCHWARTZ
a ka. ALICE SCHWARTZ
D0l: eaW:e
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
1Sumnmry AdTiinli iraonril
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR
DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ES-
TATE
tOu are eileOy ru01ftilcd rar in, Order ol
SiITimiil'y AdmT,r,lic 'Jr,ori, il bee'i ,.
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SCHvWARi a, ALICE SCHVWART
Ar L iil FFi, Number 2106-CP-24b
1f ir CiiCuil Court for 0luer O erine
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ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTI-
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ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD
SET FORTH ABOVE ANT CLAIM
FILED TWO 121 TEARS OR MORE AF-
TER THE DECEDENT S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
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lV72i 461-0558
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Community Events


Yard sale hosted by Hospice
Hospice of Okeechobee, 411 S.E. Fourth St., will hold a yard sale on
Friday, No%. 3, and Saturday, Nov. 4, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Everything
must go to make room for the Festival of Trees. Donated items are
needed and monies benefit patient care, including services at The
Hamrick Home. For information, call Rhonda at (863) 467-2321 or
i8ri.3) ,' -1995.

Fort Pierce church hosting The Isaacs
\\estside Baptist Church, 3361 S. Jenkins Road, Fort Pierce, will fea-
ture Dove Award-winning and bluegrass gospel recording artists The
Isaacs on Ft ida\. Nov. :3, at 7 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door for
a domination ol $20 each For information, call (772) 461 -7828.

Shared Services panel will meet
The executive roundtable of the Shared Services Network of Okee-
chobee Count% will hold its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Friday,
No.:v 3, in the board room at the Okeechobee County School Adminis-
tration building, 700 S.\V. Second Ase. This forum provides a mecha-
nism for dialogue and problem solving in our community through the
collaborative efforts of our local decision makers. The public is invited.
For irifo i nation call (8631 462-5000, ext. 257.

OCT to stage Irving Berlin musical
The music of one of America's most beloved songwriters will come
ali\ e as the Okeechobee Community Theatre (OCT) presents the Irving
Berlin musical re\jiew "The Melody Lingers On," Nov 3, 4, 10 and 11.
Resert ed seat tickets are on sale no'\. Tickets are available during' reg-
ular business hours at the Okeechobee Chamber of Commerce, at 55 S.
Parrott Ave. The performances will be at 8 p.m. in the auditorium at the
Okeechobee Freshman Campus on S.W Second' Avenue at Seventh
Street. For information, contact Ron Haves at (863) 763-1307.

Church sponsoring fundraiser
A family portrait fundraiser sponsored by the Okeechobee Church
of God youth group will be held Friday, Nov. 3, and Saturday, Nov. 4, at
301 N.E. Fourth Ave. Ticket are $ 10, and covers the sitting fee and a 10 x
13 famill portrait. For tickets and information, call Donna at (863) 697-
1789.

SFWMD to host meeting about river
The Kissimmee Ri\er Lipper Basin Stakeholder Outreach meeting
will be held at the South Florida Water Management District's Okee-
chobee Service Center,; 205 N. Parrott Ave., on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 10
a.m. until noon. This meeting will provide an opportunity for the gener-
al public to meet with South Florida Water Management District and
. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials. Topics of
discussion include the status of the Kissimmee River restoration, land
management activities, recreational activities and user group interac-
tions. Those who use the Kissimmee River and upper basin are encour-
aged to attend to provide feedback and discussion. For information, call.
Jeff McLemore at (863) 462-5260,ext. 3022

Methodist Women sponsoring bazaar
The First United Methodist Women of Okeechobee will hold their
annual bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 4,from 8 until 1 p.m. in the Fellowship
Hall at 200.N.W Second St. in Okeechobee. There will be a variety of
crafts,, quilted items, knives, nuts, baked goods, white elephant itertms
and a silent auction. Soup, sandwiches and desserts will be available
from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Proceeds willgo to Mission Projects, local and
abroad. For information, contact Cynthia Yoder at (863) 357-2103.


AARP driver safety course offered
An AARP driver safety course will be held Saturday, Nov. 4, and Sat-
urday, Nov. 11, at His House fellowship hall, 425 S.W. 28 St., and Wolff
Road from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The fee is $10. Participants do not
have be a member of AARP or have AARP auto insurance. Participants
should-consult their auto insurance agent for their three-year discount
after completion of class. Call Mrs. D.J. Bryan at (863) 763-0351 for
information and registration.

FCHC hosting craft sale
Florida Community Health Centers, Inc., 1100 N. Parrott Ave., will
hold a craft and rummage sale Nov. 4 from 8 a.m. until I p.m. Proceeds
benefit the annual Night with Santa project. Admission for adults is $ 1.
Admission is free to FCHC patients with an FCHC identification card.

Church hosting gospel concert
The Mark Trammell Trio will be in concert Sunday, Nov. 5, at 2:30-
p.m. at His House Fellowship Church of the NaZarene, 425 S.W. 28th St.
For information, call (863) 763-3519 or (863) 763-7113.

Group's training panel will meet
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition outreach and training
committee will meet Monday, Nov. 6, at 1600 S.W Second Ave., from 9
until 10 a.m. All interested persons are invited. For information call Ken
Kenworlhy at (863) 462-5000, ext. 273, or Val Marone at (863) 462-0040.

Guardian ad Litem training offered
The Guardian ad Litem program will be training volunteers from
Okeechobee, Indian River, St. Lucie and Martin counties on Nov. 6, 13,
17, 20 and 27 from 9 a.m. until 4 .m. at Saint Helen's Catholic Church,
South room, 2085 Tallahassee Ave., in Vero Beach. Volunteers are
trained to represent the best interest of abused, abandoned and neg-
lected children in court. For information, call (772) 785-5804.

Farm City Week lunch planned .
The Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee and the Okeechobee Area Agri-
Council will co-host the 13th annual Kiwanis/Ag Council Farm City
Week luncheon at the Okeechobee KOA, 4276 U.S. 441 S., at 11:30 a.m.
on Thursday, Nov. 9. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Farm Cred-
it (863) 763-6466, Berger Insurance Services (863) 763-6411, or Farm
Bureau (863) 763-3101. They can also be purchased at the door on the
day of the luncheon.

Dixon Hendry Campus plans open house'
Indian River Community College (IRCC) will host an open house at
the Dixon Hendry Campus in Okeechobee on Thursday, Nov. 9, from
10 a.m. until noon. Information will be available on IRCC's adult high
school, GED preparation and English as a second language programs.
For information, call 1-866-866-4722, ext. 7400.


Church to host yard sale
Fort Drum Community Church, 32415 U.S. 441 N., will hold a
redemption yard sale on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. until ? All pro-
ceeds will go to the Voice of the Martyrs Ministry. For information, call
Judy at (863) 357-1581.

Dinner offered to military personnel
The Golden Corral Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave., is offering a freq
dinner buffet (dine-in only) to all U.S. veterans and active duty military
on Monday, Nov. 13, from 5 until, 9 p.m. Disabled American Veterans
will be the beneficiary of any donations. Representatives will be orn
site. In thanks for your service, we'd like to offer ours. For information-
call (863) 763-0444.

Coalition committee meeting is planned
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition: community
resources/assessment committee will meet Monday, Nov. 13,.at 1600
S.W. Second Ave. from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p,.m. All interested pert
sons are invited. This is a brown bag lunch meeting. For information
call Keith Stripling at (863) 763-6064, orVal Marone at (863) 462-0040.

-Substance abuse group will meet
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition will meet Tuesday;
Nov. 14, at the First United Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second Ave.;
from 11:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Lunch will be served. For information;
call Val Marone at (863) 462-0040.

Chamber to hold gun safety class
The gun handling and safety class for hand guns only will be held
Thursday, Nov. 16, at .7 p.m. at the Okeechobee Chamber of Com-
merce, 55 S. Parrott Ave. The class will meet at the Chamber office at
8:30 a:m. on Saturday, Nov. 18, to go to the shooting range. For infor-
mation, call the Chamber office at (863) 763-6464.

Library book sale is planned
The Friends of the Okeechobee Library book sale will be- held
Thursday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 17, frorri
10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.;-and Saturday, Nov, 18, from 10 a.m. until p.m.
Hardcover books are $2 and paperbacks are $1. Library discards are
half price. Proceeds will be used to augment the DVD collection. The
Library is located at 206 S.W. 16th St. For information, call (863) 763-
-3536.

Annual food drive Under way.
Okeechobee.residents Wayne Cunningham, Lacey Summerall and
.Crystal Cunningham will be coordinating the annual Food for Families
community food drive that is going on now. The drive will end Nov. 18.


Dallas Brass to appear at HS Organizations in Okeechobee County wishing to receive food fronrt
Dallas Brass to appear at O this drive for distribution should call Mr. Cunningham toll free at (866)
Dallas Brass, a high-energy, six-member band consisting of five -500-4104 to register the organization as a food recipient. Or, an e-mail
brass and percussionists, will appear in the Okeechobee High School may be sent to wcunningham01@adelphia.net to receive a food recip-
gymnasium on Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person, or a family ient form. All food collected locally will be distributed in Okeechobee
of four for only $20.. To obtain tickets, send a check made out to the County. Raulerson Hospital is,, again, the main drop-off location for
OHS Band to Lonnie Kirsth, Okeechobee High School, 2800 U.S. 441, non-perishable foods. Schools and businesses are urged to register
Okeechobee, Fl., 34972. A special section will be.reserved for.Okee- food drives by calling Lacey Summerall at (863) 763-6047 or Wayne
chobee school employees. For information, contact Lonnie Kirsch at Cunningham at the toll free number above.
(863) 467-0518.


Eagles Aeries plan yard sale
EaglesAeries #4137,.9985 U.S. 441 N., will have ayard sale on Satur-
day and Sunday, Nov. 11 and 12, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Donated items
to sell will be appreciated. Also on Saturday, Nov. 11, chicken wings and
blooming onions will be sold at 2 p.m. for a donation. -


Sign-ups for youth programs ongoing
Registration for the Upward Basketball and.Cheerleading program$
is open now through Nov. 21 at the First Baptist Church Recreation
Outreach Center, 310 S.W. Fifth St., for boys and girls in grades one
through six. For information, call (863) 467-7625.


SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
WATER SHORTAGE
On October 19,2006, the Executlive Direcior olf Me Sout. Fiuri Water Ma;n3geTenl
lstrict issued Water Shortage Order No 200:.-159 DAO.wS atrIn deoured a W3.
tr Shortage Emergency within portions or in, ihaiar, Frain Waner Usoe 8oin T-h
rea s Euhectto this Order Is esurfce waler i, 0,n, Lae i ropog ard Ir.e Cenrt
aned eSo em Rood Control Project Caoals kran o aC '10 C-4 1 C4l aor C-IIA
*Project Canals') northrof S-70, S-75 ard 5-84 up m S.l8 Giaoe" arld Higo.
hands CountIes. The water shortage resincnur, .r.1 ,,rt I Oracr a.s cornained
n Rules 40E-21.521 and 40-22.122, A C
These restrictions'became effective on, October.19, 2006, at 5:00 pm In accor-
lance.with Rule 40E-21.291, EA.C. All water withdrawals from Indian PrairIe Water
Jse Boaon C-39A, C-40, C-41, and C-41A Canals and Lake Istokpoga, shall be in
accordance wite WS Order No. 2006-159-DAO-WS, unless water users request and
receive a variance authorization. In the'event a variance request Is authorized, con-
dions referencing an Operatinal Plan will be included asto Ianal users. The Order
Including the Operaonal Plan as Exhibit D, Is available at the District through its
website (www.sfwmd.gov), the Inslilute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS)
Okeechobee Office, in municipal and county offices, te District headquarters at
3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL, 33406, 561-682-6785, and the Dis-
ict's Service Center Office at 205 North Panot Avenue, Suite 201, Okeechobee, FL
34972, 863-462.5260. The SFWMD is making every effort to provide Information
torthe publicthroughthe medla regardingrestric ons.
The Governing Beard will continue to consider water shortage conditions throughout
the SFWMO at its regular scheduled monthly meetings and may call special meet-
ings for asch purpose asorigas the watershobrtageexists .
170022 CGS/ON 10/26/06-


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY. FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO 2006-.CP.241
IN RE: ESTATE OF '
BRADLEY BRENT SEWELL,"
a/k/a BRADLEY B. SEWELL,
aW/a BRADLEY SEWELL,
Deceased
NOTICETOCREDITORS
Irrn audrrinislr1iun 0c Ir e 1aiie ol
BRADLEY BRErNT SEWELL 1i/1fa
BRADLEY 8 SEWELL w/Uw BRADLEY
SEWELL dec3asea arose dair of
dearn was Sepiember 10 2006, ana
cno e Socinl Securlly Numeer is.
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Court or Oienovbee LOua'nry Fionda
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rrr.,rs and adaresa=t of lrie pnro.,1,,i
repreosrntalve and trick personal reple.
rjlaive sn0otrney j.ic r orll e-
roc
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person vi rrig c1la3ri ordr 0e1a0d
aganirl ineceerit ertae or, ircOiT, a
copy ofl riN noticer i iered wirlnr
0`rise mnin 3ro aiTi' rd1e oji01 inr 1firI
publiiLunon of irils 'liOblr mu'Tl IniE ml,
1i3i'. nwitlh ri. Courl WIII iN THE
LATER OF THREE MONTHi AFTER
ImE DATE OF THE FiRSi PuBLICA
HION OF THIS NOTiCE OF THiRTY
DAIS Of THE FIRST PuBuLCArION OF
rTHs noTiCE OR rHiRFY DA S AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
rmis NOTICE ON TerHEM
All 0ua1r creadiors ol0ine diC0t1e11 andr
prior, s rvinrg ilaima r drmanfdl
againol rri 00131i lo i T, ecedcril
imul rile eIlir ciiialT o itl r11 10(ourl
WITHIi THREE MONTrHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FiR'St PUBUCAnON Or
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ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NO 0SO
FILED WILL BE FOREvER BARRED
OTWITHSIAIIDING THE TIME PERIOD
cET FORTH ABOVE. ANl CLAIM FILED
tWO 121 EARS OR MORE AFIER
rHE DESCENT OATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED
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ri:e i ODtioe' 26.200r
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O7NlI;;t 10lU'26 112,06

LEGAL NOTICE
Pubbil Auenon will be reld atl Jorns To-
infg Service orange lotl ilcnTle 301 4
Nortnelal nd Avrrue COkecihobe
Florida 349,2 or, NoverrOeil 10
2006 al 900U A M Pursu.nt Il Rfloa,
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terrmsi 0 slea re ca.r, and no cinec
Wi, De accepted Seller reserves In
gCint l final bid ALL SALES ARE Fi-
NAOl le0 REiuNDS WILL BE MADE
Sai d i-Uiournoii Wllm e ,OlB iin -A4. ii
SOIdariton cmir no quraulTee'
170849 ON 1026/2006


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY. FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO. 200B-CP-24
INRE ESTATEOF
HAZEL M. SESSIONS. :
a/I/a HAZEL SESSIONS,
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
rTh admrinnri'l.n ) Itrie eial6 i ol HA.EL
M SESSiOI1 03,'3 HAZEL SES-
S6i1r5 de, arse, cncai, .2,1l, eira
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in perdinlg In il, Clicull Court 10or
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a pei rr rang demij ei or emandi
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cop oi 0n11 notice Is served cwur.r,
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AbiO,', 0 ir M n,= de d, fi, ICAR
luDIllIi on ol ffil nii r mutT flui. Frllli
ciairr esir, i.;1 Coouri WITrHIN THE
LATER OF IHREE MONTHiS AFTER
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TiON OF THiS NOTICE OF THiRr
OAvS OF THE FiRMT PuLILCATION OF
rHiS ,hORCE OR THIRTY DAWS AFTER
rTe DATE OF SERVIlE OF A r.COPL OF
THiS NOTICE n1h THEM
All unr(idl ilOni ol Ire s'ecde ri aill
perco.n hjvigr clo ne or damriO'dI
Xgi 1Iine eli3e i orl de :cedeni
muST fiile iull cihTr wil, IC ino 'urn
WTHI1N THREE MoNTHS AFTER TiHE
DATE OF THE FiRS.i PuBu(ADON OF
THiSi NOTiCE
ALL CLAIMS AiD [DEMANDS NOT SO
FILED WILL FORE'ERBARRED
NOtlriHiTANDING THE TIME PERIOD
SET FORTH ABOVE Af4 CLAIM FILED
TWO 121 'rEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE OECEOEhTS [,ATE OF DEArH I
BARRED
Trie a,jj r o Inre lirotl uOi.i ion 0I1 Tni
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PO3l Office LrOce I 367
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LEGAL NOTICE
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will b6 l i ca plie l rD i i elle' re.i-rn.c
frir anpa or troil Di A Al Lai arefinit
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most successful sales-
person in town.


BID SOLICITATION NOTICE
STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DISTRICTONE
Baro* Fiorida
Oci..(., I; 2006
Averntiemeatl No 2
CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
SSale bids will o r bclied at Di'inc I I0atn or Fiod.ai De apinenr"l Tranriport3-
non 801 Norn Broinway, Ave BSanw Roi 'eaed lld usi will O urcioved unni
2.00 PM BSarlw Local Tirmne or Tursntly, NovemDer 16, 2006 and win De
opened and publicly read aloud In the Professional Services Conference Room,
B mdders may obtain preliminary bid results at httpI//wwwdot state us/cc-ad-
Mi. Click n "Leting Results and 01.
.- .ft--FE '--- *
ORDERING INSTRUCTIONS: BIDDERS.MAY OBTAIN PLANS, SPECIAL PROVISIONS
AND/OR BID DOCUMENTS BY DOWNLOADING A FAX ORDER FORM AND FAXING
IT TO t863,S534-7172: THIS FORM MAY BE DOWNLOADED AT
WWWOOTST TE FLUS/CONTRACTSADMINISTRATIONDISTRICT1
BID SUBMITTAL Orders for tres, a6curroents .noula be direCled to In6 Dicmaci
Conrracts Aaminitaraor Diiturl Contrsacti One Mail Siauor .1-18 Flona De-
artmerna o Traprtiotnor, 01 Norti Bro:*eay Barnow Fionda 336830 rr PO
Ba 1249 Ba.alw Flnas 33831 Pnor. 18531 519'-259 Cn.:k shojid be
made yaleoi lo tre So loate Fl3onia Deparnritin of Trasiponation Noa retOn wil

DEADUNE FOR PROPOSALS & PROPOSAL HOLDER LIST Prposal; willno r, e s-
,ued altei 200 PM lBarow L.cai r,,ne) u' Wli'iuay rimovean-r Ii. 2006
Pia.nrl ,older'i, wiil rol be iu W--ter 5 00 pT up Fi'nriday. Inoember 10,2006
iCONrRACr NO Eibf78-RO) COuTM Polk 0I FUNDS) FiNANCiAL PROJECT li
414912-1-.2-01 Trie w ork ciiedfid i, l.t Countraii coIsiss or ire ITnriaTing
ana Rermoval Cic3ari and Grubbing and Powei Sricnarij (lAro. 365 Lcad'dar
daTy hOTE PROiECT MANIAGER MeT e r"..co 11l631 5IY-4313 mibt on
Lco Edol neli h u BUDGET AMOu NT 1100 000 OL NO CHARGE FOR PLANS

ICONIRACT NO iF.82-RO) COUNTIES Lr.i,ione Giadei Henary & Lee 0D
FUNOS FiNANCiAL PROJECT NO 421945 1 .72. 01 Tn w*or$ opeifed in it,.
cO111UM, liiiS O 5o01 O lung lire p, 'l uni o..i i[ ipr3r'L3d Approt. 365 Cl.
envia Days) NOTE PROJECi MANAGER Micntl. Teetis 12i91 '41-.;a8j
cniel Aleeisaolt4ale flus BuOGCETARv CEILING AMOUNt8 550 000('0 I0
CHARGE FOR PLANS AND SPECS
CONTRACT NO E1F83-Ru) COUNI FPOuL.. iD FuNDS) FINANCIAL PROJECT NO
4210S1-1-.72.-01 Tre wor saperiOdi in tr,. Or iii rat con .i of Trerrimolia ilc
Syrmbois ana3, i ro-reflecive pa3vrnoilr iri.eir reiTiorl a nd rirplciTici u (ApprO .
365 cNeoT dr Days) NOTE PRCOECi MANAGER Mik errico O6 l 519-2 13
ril.etrcrto>'r ,.ldol slate iu BUDGET AMOuNT S .5.'('i00 NO C0HA0RGE
PLANS AND SF'EC ALSO
OCONTACr INO ElF4.n1-i COUNTY DiCso lf Wiue Id fUNOSI FIiNANhLAL PRO-
JEC NO 422208.1-i4-0l TT wonr fir i, ir, Irii coidraCT r.oniiln of In-
lirepliecire'ing l Eor Pr3[rine, ,n w.noa.i (Approi. 365 CEn.rr il'Sj
NOTE PROJECT MANAGER Gnrger oaid 186d 3 5d19-T 60p Wil
oerrd,'aoi *l.taoif i BUDGET AMOuNT $150 0 00 NO CHARGE FO
PLAN. ANLIO SPECS
[Enryl L Sar .' lrour
Disfrui L 5onru ih'li AoTlni-.iror
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