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Inside

South donates
to scrub fund
South Elementary fifth
graders got a real treat when
Archbold Biological Station
came to give a class presenta-
tion. They are located in Lake
Placid- and study the scrub
there. The students had spent
four days learning about
plants and animals and how
they adapt to .the desert-like
conditions.
Page3
Beware of the
headless fire ant
I know that Halloween is
past. but one ol my favorite
fall legends is the "Legend of
Sleepy Hollow", written b)
Washington Irving in the early
1800s. In this story, the head-
less horseman scares the 'wits
out of the lowly love-scorned
teacher, Ichabod Crane.
It seems that this legend
may soon be updated in our
area with a new title: the
headless fire ant, as written by
an 'introduced predatory
insect, the Phorid Fly. Our
office has begun working with
a few ranchers and FDACS
officials to release this fearful
predator. As these fiendish
flies begin to spread over our
region, they will help reduce
that burning, itching pest of
our pastures and Florida
yards.
Page 10

Drought Index
Current: 577
Source: Florida Division
of Forestry
Local Burn Ban: None

Lake levels

12.67 feet

Lake level -
Last Year:
17.04 feet .
(SOURCE:
* South Florida
Water Management District.
Depth given in feet above sea
level.)

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Comics ............7
Community Events... .4
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Weather .......... .2
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Treasure Coast Pop Warner Champions for the Jr. Pee Wee division Chobee Little Brah-
mans hold their trophy up high in honor of all of their achievements this season. They
now have the chance to go on to Disney's Wide World of Sports and participate in the
Pop Warner Superbowl.

Pee Wee team heads to playoffs


By Chauna Aguilar
Okeechobee News
Pop Warner Chobee Little
Brahmans Jr. Pee Wee team
clinched the Treasure Coast
Championship. on Saturday,
Nov. 4, when they faced off with
the Jupiter Maroon Mustangs.
Both teams were undefeated
with records of 10-0 going into
the championship game.
Brandon Shockley pitched
the football to Lavonta Spivey
who then threw the ball to
Zachary Aguilar who received
the ball as he was crossing the
goal line for the touchdown.
The extra point was scored
by Adrian Minondo Jr. who
received a pitch from Brandon
Shockley which made the score
7-0.
No more points were scored
until the third quarter when the
Mustangs scored one touch-
down but failed to get the extra


point due to the "stingy
defense" according to Head
Coach James Shocklek, leai rng
the score 7-6.
The Little Brahrians conurn-
ued to hold the Mustangs as the
Mustangs continued 10 hold the,
Little Brahmans. Both teams
.were at a standstill the majority
of the game with the ball being
turned over on the .fourth
downs.
With only 17 seconds left on
the clock, the Mustangs had the
ball and went for a long pass
where Zachary Aguilar inter-
cepted the ball and ran it back
inside their own 20 yard line.
The Chobee Little Brahmans
then kneed the ball as the time
ran out on the clock winning
the game.
This win would not have
been possible without the total
team effort of the Little Brah-
mans. By using all of their
resources in defense and


offense they were able to main-
tain field position and keep the
Mustangs from scoring to gain
the lead.
Coach Shockley said that
"This game was a battle of the
undefeated teams, both 10-0.
\\We had a great ollense and an
extremely stingy defense. I am
proud of the total team effort
that made this win possible.
This is something that no other
little league Okeechobee team
has ever done before. We now
have a chance to make it to the
big showing Orlando."
Because of this win, the Jr.
Pee Wee team will go on to face
the dinner of the Peace River
Conference on Saturday, Nov.
11, in Port St. Lucie in the first
round of the Southeast Regional
Playoffs.
The winner of that game will
go on to Tampa on Saturday,
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Provost talks IRCC programs
Kiwanis member Chuck Syfrett (right) invited IRCC
Provost Sam Smith (left) to be the guest speaker at a
recent Kiwanis Club meeting. Mr. Smith discussed the
many programs offered at the Dixon Hendry IRCC Cam-
pus here in Okeechobee, as well as the tremendous
achievements of our local IRCC students. The Kiwanis
Club meets every Thursday at noon at the Village Square
Restaurant. Members of the public are always welcome
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Garbage pickup schedule changed
OKEECHOBEE Waste Management has announced there
will be no garbage pickup on Thursday, Nov. 23 Thanksgiving
Day.
If your normal pick up day is Thursday, your garbage will be
picked up Friday, Nov. 24. Friday's pickup will then be done on Sat-
urday, Nov. 25.
This schedule includes all pickups for garbage, yard waste and
recyclables.


Football

Continued From Page 1
Nov. 18, to face off with the win-
ners from the regional playoff
game between the Tampa Con-
ference and Heartland Confer-
ence.
The Southeast Regional Cham-
pionships will be held in Orlando
on Friday, Nov. 24 and Saturday,
Nov. 25.
They can then go on to the
National Championships at Dis-
ney's Wild World of Sports in
Orlando which is held from Dec.
2-9. The Pop Warner Superbowl is
a televised event.
On behalf of Pop Warner we
would like to thank all the par-
ents, grandparents, coaches, and
players for all their effort during
this season. This success could
not be possible without the assis-
tance of all of those involved
including the community for
donations that support the team.


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The undefeated Chobee Little Brahmans Pop Warner Jr. Pee Wee team clinched the Treasure
Coast Conference Championship on Saturday, Nov. 4, in Port St. Lucie where they defeated
the Jupiter Maroon Mustangs 7-6. The football players are: (back row, left to right) Jeff Davis,
Chris Kicklighter, David Jones, Marvin Newkirk, Head Coach James Shockley, Adrian Minon-
do; (middle row, left to right) Ricky Harris, Jordan Jewell, Jackson Davis, Cornelius Merri-
weather, Lavonta Spivey, Adrian Minondo Jr., Zachary Aguilar, Tanoris Jones, Brendan Bar-
cia, Devion Wigfall, Lane Rhuda; and, (front row, left to right) T.J. Lanning, Travis Kicklighter,
Ricardo Garza, Donny Sheldon, Simeon Washington Jr., Brandon Shockley, Marcus Hath-
away, Sidauis Whitaker and Anthony Thomas.


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.
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 https://www6.hsmv.state.fl.us/dlcheck/findcustomer to
emergency contacts, put in your driver's license and then it will ask
for the name, address and phone number of two people you want
to have contacted.
For information on adding emergency contacts or other related
concerns, contact the nearest Florida driver's license office. In
Okeechobee, the driver's license office is located at 1857 U.S. 441
S.E. Their phone number is (863) 462-5225.


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 Devel-
opment, visit its website atwww.rurdevl.usda.gov/pa.


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Submitted to Okeechobee News/South Elementary
Rick Lavoy is showing the fifth grade students the spikes on
the stem of a saw palmetto. Students from top to bottom:
Tuff Durrance, David Blount, Kyle Pope, Eric Sanchez, Donny
Sheldon, Drew Arrants; and, second row: Chase Sutton.

Learn about free GED

preparation at IRCC


Treasure Coast residents are
invited to learn about Indian River
Community College's free pro-
grams to earn a GED or high
school diploma at an Open House
held on Thursday, Nov. 9, at IRCC
campuses throughout the area.
"You can sign up now for one
of IRCC's free programs to get a
high school education for a better
job and brighter future," said Dr.
Tony lacono, associate dean, IRCC
Developmental Education. "Visit
our Open House, meet our friend-
ly teachers and find out more!"
Information o on IRCC's Adult
High School, GED Preparation,
and English as a second language
programs, as well as the new pre-
health academy track for health
'care career training, will be avail-
able. Participants will also learn
how they can continue their edu-
cation at IRCC: In fact, IRCC
enables students to prepare for
their GED. Vhile pursuing career
training at the same time.
Students can prepare for the
GED exam in flexible timeframes
or take advantage of convenient
online GED preparation.


The Open House events will be
held at the following campuses
and times:
IRCC Main Campus, Tomeu
Center for Career & Academic
Advancement, 3209 Virginia Ave..,
Fort Pierce, 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. &
6 until 8 p.m., (772) 462-7401.
IRCC St. Lucie West Campus,
500 NW California Blvd., Port St.
Lucie, 6 until 8 p.m., (772) 336-
6206 (Near Tradition Field/Mets
Stadium).
IRCC Chastain Campus,
Thomas Career Tech Building,
2400 S.E Salerno Road, Stuart, 6
until 8 p.m., (772) 419-5612.
IRCC Mueller Campus, 6155
College Lane, Vero Beach, 6 until
8 p.m., GED Bldg. A, Room 114
& ESL-Bldg. B. Room 101, (772)
226-2510 (Off Rt. 60 and 58th
Avenue, just south of Home
Depot) .
IRCC Dixon Hendry Campus,
2229 N.\\. 9. A\e., Okeechobee,
6 until 8 p.m., (863) 824-6009.
Refreshments will be served
and door prizes awarded. For
more information, call toll-free I1-
866-866-4722, ext. 7400.


got a real treat when Arcnoold
Biological Station came to give a
class presentation. They are locat-
ed in Lake Placid and study the
scrub there. The students had
spent four days
learning about
plants and ani-
mals and how
they adapt to
the desert-
like condi-
tions. Rick s
Lavoy, edu-
cational
coordinator at the center, brought
two other presenters with him,
Nancy Deyrup-a retired educa-
tional coordinator and volunteer
for education and bug research-
and Ashley Burtner-who is the fall
education intern and just graduat-
ed from University of Notre Dame
with a B.S. The classes took turns
hearing from both presenters.
The topics included using the sci-
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A little kindness sometimes breaks
down. the barriers of indifference.
Thought To Remember: "You alone,
can decided what kind of person you
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spiders web, using oDservation
skills to identify animal tracks,
and looking at the skulls of some
common scrub animals and the
shell of a gopher tortoise. Mr.
Lavoy even brought "Reggie", a
Florida king snake. The students
also learned about Lake Placid
scrub mint, a type of plant that
only grows in Highlands County,
and were able to handle several
different types of plant leaves that
grow in the scrub.
The fifth graders also did a
commendable job of bringing in
their spare change to "Save
Change to Save the Scrub". The
class was able to donate $100 to
this fund at Archbold.
More information about Arch-
bold Biological Center is located
on the web at http://www.arch-
bold-station.org.


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Comments will be published in the newspaper as space permits.
GREAT DEAL: I have a proposal for the county commissioners. I
would like to rent the civic center on U.S. 98 N. for 26 days a year at
one-third the rental rate now charged. The tables and chairs there
would have to be replaced with more comfortable ones. This expense
would be the county's responsibility, as would the electric bill for cool,
:. ing, heating, lights, etc. The coolers, refrigerators and stoves would
also be replaced with better, more efficient ones. The county can keep
the sign and will have use of the building for the rest of the year.
Sounds like a great deal to me. How about it Commissioners?

CLUB: I'm calling about the article in Friday's paper about the gay
club at the High School. I would like to applaud the school superin-
tendent for not allowing that to happen and I'd like for the kids there to
know that homosexuality is an abomination in the eyes of the Lord. He
does not like that. I'll be praying for them. They have a demon spirit
from Hell over them to have something like that and they really need
deliverance. I pray that God will deliver them from the situation they
are in. It's a bad thing. It's another thing that this country is going to, be
judged for because some people condone it instead of condemn it.

HEARD IT ALL: I thought that in my 80 some years I had seen and
heard just about everything. John McCain was on national television
the other day and he said that if the Democrats take over the house he
will commit suicide.

STUDENTS: This call pertains to the front page headline about stu-
dents asking for a gay club at the Okeechobee High School. These kids
realize that it's against the Bible. What they are doing is against God's
word in Leviticus. Let them read it. You want a club? Get a book club,
join it and read Leviticus because what you're doing goes against
God's nature and yourselves. You need to brush yourselves off, worry
about school, do as good as you can in school because it never comes
again. Once you're out of there, you're out of there. Make your parents
proud instead of hurting them. I speak from personal experience. My
daughter has just told me she's like this and I'm not accepting it. I still
love her but I'm not accepting it. It has a lot to do with schools allow-
ing this to go on in their schools. I say bring prayer back into the
schools. I try to make her sit down and read the Bible but she won't.
When they took prayer out of school, they created a vacuum and the
devil got sucked in.

RAILROADED: About Major Raulerson: I do also believe he was
railroaded and I believe that Major Raulerson should run for sheriff of
Okeechobee County.

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Community Events

Substance abuse group will meet
S The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition will meet Tues-
day, Nov. 14, at the First United Methodist Church, 200 N.W Sec-
ond Ave., from 11:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Lunch will be served.
For information, callVal 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
S Commerce, 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 information, 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-n.; Friday, Nov. 17,
from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov, 18, from 10 a.m.
until 2 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.

BHR Fire Dept. plans bake sale
The Buckhead Ridge Volunteer Fire Departmefit will hold a
bake sale at the fire department on S.R. 78 in Buckhead Ridge on
Saturday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Homemade noodles
and a variety of baked goods will be available. For information,
S call (863) 467-6596 or (863) 467-4551.





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Upcoming Events

Monday
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.
Okeechobee Model Airplane Club will meet at the Peace Lutheran
Church, 750 N.W. 23rd Lane. For information, contact David Fox at (863)
763-3296.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. for open discussion at Buck-
head Ridge Christian Church, 3 Linda Road. For information call (863)
634-4780.
Tuesday
Rotary Club of Okeechobee meets each Tuesday at noon at Golden
Corral Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave. The meetings are open to the pub-
lic. For information, contact Lonnie Kirsch at (863) 467-0158.
Alanon meeting will be held at the Church of Our Saviour, 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.
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 Security Death Index and
military information available. For information, call (863) 763-6510 or
(863) 467-5261.
Camera Club meetings will be every other Tuesday, from 5:30 until
6:30 p.m. Learn types and uses of film, speeds and technology and how
to see your world and capture it on film. Class is basic through extensive.
Registration is $20 and each class is $10. Call Bobbi at (863) 467-2614
for information. Some of the proceeds will go towards Big Lake Mission's
Outreach.
Gospel Sing every Tuesday beginning at 7 p.m. The public is invited
to participate with vocal and/or instrumental music. For information, con-
tact Douglas Chiropractic Center at (863) 763-4320.
The Widow and Widowers Support Group meets at 8:30 a.m. at the
Clock Restaurant, 1111 S. Parrott Ave., for breakfast. For information, call
(863) 357-0297.
The Gathering Church Overcomers Group meets at 7:30 p.m. in
the fellowship hall, 1735 S.W. 24th Ave. This is a men's only meeting. For
information, call Earl at (863) 763-0139.
The Okeechobee Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Golden Corral
Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave. Anyone interested in becoming a mem-
ber is welcome. For information, contact Elder Sumner at (863) 763-
6076.
Bible study at the Living Word of Faith Church, 1902 S. Parrott Ave.,
at 7 p.m. Informal and informative discussions bring many Bible truths to
life. The public is invited.
Grief and Loss Support Group meets every Tuesday at 10 a.m. at.
the Hospice Building, 411 S.E. Fourth St. Everyone is welcome. For infor-
mation, contact Enid Boutrin at (863) 467-2321.
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.
Wednesday
Martha's House support groups meet each Wednesday. Spanish
groups meet from 7 until 8 p.m. at the Okeechobee Christian Church,
3055 S.E. 18th Terrace. A'na Romero is the group facilitator. Another
group meets in the Okeechobee County Health Department, 1798 N.W.
Ninth Ave., from 5 until 6 p.m. with Irene Luck as the group facilitator.
There is another meeting from 6 until 7 p.m. wilh Shirlean Graham as the
facilitator. For information, call (863) 763-2893.
The Okeechobee Jaycees will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the American
Legion Post #64, 510 S.E. Second St..The Jaycees would like to wel-
come all energetic young people between the ages of 21 and 39, who
are interested in working towards the. betterment of our community. For
information, call Margaret Bowers at (863) 763-7399.
A.A meeting from noon until 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist
Church 200 N W. Second SI. It'san.open,meeting .
Narcotic Anonymous (NA) meet in the New Horizon building. 1600
S.W. Second Ave., from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. For information, call (863)
763-1191.
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church,
701 S.W. Sixth St. It will be a closed discussion.
Thursday
Tantie Quilters meet every Thursday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the
Historical SocietyMuseum on U.S. 98 N. For information call Margaret
Smith at (863) 467-8020, or Janet Rinaldo at (863) 467-0183.
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 Security Death Index and
military information available. For information, call (863) 763-6510 or

(863) 467-5261.
A.A. Closed big book meeting from .8 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Church of
Our Savior, 200 N.W. Third St.
Prayer group meets at 10 a.m. at the Community Center, 412 N.W.
Sixth St. For information, call (863) 763-5996.
Christian Fellowship Prayer group meets at 9:30 a.m. in the fellow-
ship hall at 412 N.W. Sixth St. For information, call (863) 763-5996.
Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee will meet from noon until 1 p.m. at Vil-
lage.Square Restaurant, 301 W. South Park St. All Kiwanis and the public
are welcome. For information, contact Ray Worley at (863) 467-0985.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 47 will meet from 5 until 6:30 p.m. at
the United Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. Please join us or ask
questions. Call Doris at (863) 467-5206, or Hazel at (863) 763-4923 for
information.
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 rela-
tionships. The support groups are held every Thursday at 6 p.m. For
information call (863) 763-2893, or call Shirlean Graham or.Irene Luck at
(863) 763-2893 or (863) 763-0202.
The Social Security Administration Office has moved to the One
Stop, Center, 123 S.W. Park St., in Okeechobee. Representatives will be
available there from 9 a.m. until noon.
Free Adult Basic Education/GED and English as a second lan-
guage classes will meet from 7 until 9 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic
Church, 701 S.W. Sixth St. ,.
Okeechobee Outreach Hope Narcotics Anonymous will meet from
8 until 9 p.m. at the Church of Our Saviour, 200 N.W. Third St. For infor-
mation, call Hugh Lambertat (863) 763-7185.
Okeechobee Citizens Recreation Association, OCRA will meet at
7:30 p.m. at Teen Town, 305 N.W. Second St. Anyone interested may
attend. For information, contact Frank Coker at (863) 467-1941.
Ongoing Caregiver Support GroupHospice of Okeechobee and the
Area Agency on Aging sponsor a caregiver support group every Thurs-
day at 2 p.m. Anyone who is caring for an ill family member is welcome to
join. The group is facilitated by social workers and provides an opportu-
nity for caregivers to give one another support, information and ideas.
The meetings are held at Hospice at 411 S.E. Fourth St. For information,
call (863) 467-2321.
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.


Community Events

Book discussion group to meet
The Friends of the Okeechobee Library Book Discussion
Group will meet Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in the library board
room, 206 S.W. 16th St., to discuss "Passionate Nomand The Life
of Freya Stark" by Jane Geniesse. On Thursday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m.
there will be a Christmas Tea at 7 p.m. that will be followed by a
discussion of "Pope Joan" by Diana Cross. Everyone who likes to
read and discuss books is welcome. For information, call Jan
Fehrman at (863) 357-9980.

Free nutritional class is offered
Dr. Edward Douglas will teach a free CRA nutritional analysis
class Monday, Nov. 13, at 5:30 p.m. at Douglas Chiropractic and
Fitness Center, 916 W.N. Park St. For information, call (863) 763-
4320.


Community Events

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 Kenworthy 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 p.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 neglected children in court. For informa-
tion, call (772) 785-5804.

Healthy Start directors tohmeet
The board of directors of the Okeechobee Healthy Start Coali-
tion will meet Wednesday, N6v. 8, at 11;30 a.m. in their office at
575 S.W. 28th St. in the New Endeavors School building. This
meeting is open to the public. For information, contact executive
director Kay Begin at (863):462-5877.

Ministries will meet Nov. 9
Hand and Hand Ministries will meet Thursday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m.
at the Palmdale Community club house on the corner of Fifth and
Main, for food and fellowship followed by the word at 7 p.m.
brought this month by Tommy Shephard of Venus. For informa-
tion, call (863) 612-0640.

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 Credit (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 6 until 8 p.m. Information will be available on IRCC's
adult high school, GED preparation and English as a second lan-
guage programs. For information, call 1-866-866-4722, ext. 7400:
Dallas Brass to appear at OHS
Dallas Brass, a high-energy, six-member band consisting of five
brass and percussionists, will appear in the Okeechobee High
School gymnasium on Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person,
or a family of four for only $20. To obtain tickets, send a check
made out to the OHS Band to Lonnie Kirsch, Okeechobee High
School, 2800 U.S. 441, Okeechobee, Fl., 34972. A special section
will be reserved for Okeechobee school employees. For informa-
tion, contact Lonnie Kirsch at(g863) 467-0518.

OCT to stage Irving Berlin musical
The music of one of America's most beloved songwriters will
come alive as the Okeechobee Community Theatre (OCT) pres-
ents the Irving Berlin musical review "The Melody Lingers On,"
Nov. 10 and 11. Reserved seat tickets are on sale now. Tickets are
available during' regular 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 rSN.W Second Avenue at Se4ritfi Street. F6firif&ma-
tion, contact Ron Hayes at (863) 763-1307.

Youth 4-H livestock show slated
There will be a youth 4-H, livestock show at the Okeechobee
County Agri-Civic Center, 4200 S.R. 70 E., on Friday, Nov. 10, and
Saturday, Nov. 11. There will be 150 cattle from across the state.
Competition will begin Friday at 8 p.m., and will continue from 10
a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Men's group plans chicken dinner
The United Methodist Men of First United'Methodist Church,
200 N.W. Second St., will sponsor a smoked chicken dinner on Fri-
day, Nov. 10. The meal includes one-fourth chicken, cole slaw,
baked beans, roll and dessert for a donation of $6. Take out only is
available from 11 a.m. until I p.m. Dine in or take out from 4 until
7 p.m. Delivery is available for 10 or more dinners. Tickets are
available at the church office. Or, orders may be faxed to (863)
763-2481 by 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Include contact name, phone
number and address for dinners to be delivered.

Gospel Messengers to be in concert
The Gospel, Lighthouse will host a gospel sing featuring The
Gospel Messengers on Friday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. at the Believers
Fellowship'Church, 310 S.W. Sixth Ave., For information, call (863)
357-0455.

Benefit poker run planned
A benefit poker bike ride promoted by Splinter Productions
and sponsored by Beef O'Brady's will be held Nov. 1 f to benefit
Carl Nystrom. All donations will be welcomed. The ride will start
in the parking lot of Beef O'Brady's, 608 S. Parrott Ave., at 9 a.m:
and return at 1 p.m. There will be barbecue, hot wings contest,
live music and prize giveaways. For costs and information, call
Sam at (863) 634-8980.
Masons hosting turkey dinner
Okeechobee Masonic Lodge #237, 107 N.W. Fifth Ave., will
host their annual turkey dinner on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 4 until 7
p.m. The dinner is open to the public. Eat-in or take-out is avail-
able. Take-out plates will not be available for children's plates.
Proceeds from the dinner will benefit'distressed Worth Brothers.
For .information and the suggested donation for each dinner call
BuckyYoder at (863) 467-7342; Kip Gardner at (863) 357-0427; or,
Jose Verano at (863) 634-2071.
Eagles Aeries plan yard sale
Eagles Aeries #4137,9985 U.S. 441 N., will have ayard sale on
Saturday 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.
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
proceeds will go to the Voice of the Martyrs Ministry. For informa-
tion, call Judy at (863) 357-1581.

Dinner offered to military personnel
The Golden Corral Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave., is offering a
free 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 Ameri-
can Veterans will be the beneficiary of any donations. Representa-
tives will be on 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 inter-
ested persons are invited. This is a brown bag lunch meeting. For
information call Keith Stripling at (863) 763-6064, or Val Marone at
(863) 462-0040.


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2006
Nov. 09: OHS @ Sebring Pre-
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Nov. 13: OHS @ Fort Pierce
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away-5:30/7 p.m.
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6 BUSINESS The Okeechobee News, Monday, November 6, 2006


The Hamrick Home receives


By Chauna Aguilar
Okeechobee News
Owners of BTC Builders, Scott
and Kellie Chapman donated a
piece of art by Barry Barnett to
The Hamrick Home on Monday,
Oct. 30.
The painting will be displayed
within The Hamrick Home
which provides services to indi-
viduals with life-limiting illness-
es, such as heart disease,
Alzheimer's disease, pulmonary
disease, Parkinson's disease and
many others.
Patients who choose to move
to The Hamrick Home have nurs-
es on hand 24- hours a day, seven
days a week to assist in their
care.
The Chapman's met Mr. Bar-
nett in St. Augustine where they
learned of his mission to donate
artwork to clinics and hospitals
throughout Florida as a "thank
you" for all they did for his family
in their time of need as his moth-
er was ill when he was young.
Mr. Barnett's artwork is
presently displayed in private,
commercial, and institutional
collections in over 28 countries
including over 21 Florida health
clinics.
The art also appears in the
United States Senate Collections
in Washington, D.C. and the
Florida House of Representatives
in Tallahassee.
Mr. Barnett's contributions
toward humanitarian and envi-
ronmental concerns have been
recognized by state, national and
international leaders on the high-
est levels.
The Chapman's chose to help
Mr. Barnett in his mission by


oUUIIIllteU plo to
Local business owners Scott and Kellie Chapman donated a
piece of art by Barry Barnett to The Hamrick Home on Mon-
day, Oct. 30. The piece is entitled "Pals for Life" and depicts
a family of Manatees in an embrace which signifies the fam-
ily atmosphere that The Hamrick Home strives for when pro-.
viding care to individuals with life limiting illnesses and their
families. Participating in the donation are (left to right), Bren-
da Nicholson, residence manager and Lisa Blackman-CEO
of Hospice of Okeechobee, Kellie Chapman and Scott Chap-
man.


donating his artwork so more
people can enjoy the landscapes
and wildlife that they portray.
The Chapman's chose the
piece entitled "Pals for Life"
which displays three Florida
Manatees which seem to be in an
embrace portraying a family unit.
This seemed to portray the
atmosphere that The. Hamrick
Home is striving for; to create a
home environment for the resi-
dents and their families in their


time of need.
"BTC Builders have done so-
much for the Hospice of Okee-.
chobee and The Hamrick Home
with their continuous generosity
of donations. They donated and
constructed the porch at The
Hamrick Home which for the
three months that we have been
open, not an hour of daylight
goes by that it is not being used.
It has added a good home,
touch," says Lisa Blackman, the.


painting
CEO of the Hospice of Okee-
chobee.
BTC Builders is also in the
process of providing a covered
patio area to the Hospice of
Okeechobee building located
next door to the Hamrick Home
at 411 SE Fourth Street. This will
be used for the yard sales, Festi-
val of Trees and other events that
the Hospice of Okeechobee has
to raise funds for their cause.
From Nov. 24 to Dec. 10, dur-
ing the Festival of Trees the blue
volunteer building is transformed
into a winter wonderland where
volunteers decorate the building
to put shoppers in the holiday
spirit.
,, The event relies on donations
from local citizens and business-
es of trees and decorations or
other items to sell in the "Coun-
try Store".
Decorations of 'trees,
wreathes and centerpieces are
judged. The items are sold at
silent auction where all funds are
retained by Hospice of Okee-
chobee and are used to provide
patient care in Okeechobee
including services provided at
The Hamrick Home.
For additional information
about the Festival of Trees please
contact the event coordinator
Rhonda Peterman at 467-2321
The Hospice of Okeechobee
and The Hamrick Home would
like to express their continued
appreciation to the Chapman's
and others in the community
who continue to support their
cause.
For more information about
Barry .Barnett please go to,
www.barrybarnett.com or con-
tact his studio at 1-800-535-8464.
Barry Barnett Artist International
Gallery is located at 1 King
Street, Suite 116 St. Augustine,
Florida.


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At the Movies

The following movies are now
showing at the Brahman Theatres
III.
Movie times for Friday, Nov. 3,
through Thursday, Nov. 9, are as
follows:
Theatre I -"Santa Claus 3 the
Escape" (G) Showtimes: Friday at
7 and 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9 p.m. Monday at
3 and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9
p.m.
Theatre II "Flushed Away"
(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 "Flicka"(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.
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


Read library
books online
The Okeechobee County Pub-
lic Library has announced a new
service for those patrons with e-
mail accounts. You can join the
Chapter-A-Day Online Book Club
sponsored by the Friends of the
Okeechobee 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.

FoodPantry
is open ..e
Okeechobee yPresbyterian
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 oper-
ation are Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday from 9 a.m. until
noon.

Mentors make
a difference
Making a difference through
mentoring needs you! You can
make a difference in the life of a
teen by mentoring. Adolescence
is a time of risk and opportunity.
The youth in Okeechobee Coun-
ty need you. If you. If you have a caring
heart and one hour a week to
share in the life of a teen, you can
be a mentor. For information,
call Toni Doyle at (863) 462-5863.

One Stop Center
has job openings
If you're looking for a job,
look at the One Stop Career Cen-
ter, 209 S.W

Narconon helps
with drug addiction
Do you need help with drug
addiction? If so, call Narconon at
1-800-556-8885.

You canbea b
volunteer mentor
Help encourage a middle or
high school student to reach his
or her full potential and, become
a volunteer mentor for the Presi-
dent's Challenge to SOAR/Take
Stock in Children Scholarship
program. It's a proven life-chang-
ing program that provides four-
year college scholarships to
deserving sixth and ninth graders
in local communities. The men-
tor meets with the student one
hour per week at his/her school.
Volunteer opportunities are avail-
able in Indian River, Martin, St.
Lucie and Okeechobee counties.
Please call the Indian River Com-
munity College Foundation at
(772) 462-4786.

Halfway House
needs volunteers
Eckerd Intensive Halfway
House, 800 N.E.72nd Circle N., is
looking for volunteers to work
with our adolescent boys. If you
have any free time or talents you
would like to share, call Thomas
Jones at (863) 357-0047.


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Resumes accepted, fax 561-848-1501.

MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
Needed, Oversees and maintains electric
motors, elevators, and warehouse
facilities. Also responsible for ordering
equipment. We offer benefits, paid
vacation, and more. Apply at:
Syfrett Feed Company
3079 NW 8th Street, Okeechobee
863-763-5586.
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High School Diploma or GED.
College preferred. Minimum 3 year
exp. Excellent computer skills
I MS Officei. Min. 50 wpm Valid.
Excellent communication skills.
Valid FL Driver's license.,Salary
negotiable with benefits.
Fax resume to 19541 967-3477


-EDUCATION ADVISOR-
Immokalee Reservation
Work with Family Service & Education
DeptS.rto provide counseling services
to students at home and school.
Develop and follow a Truancy plan.
Bachelor's degree in Education or
Psychology. Masters in Mental
Health/Social Work. MS Word,
Access, Excel, Outlook. Willing to
work flexible schedule.
Fax resume to (954) 967-3477


INTERVENTION SPECIALIST
Brighton Reservation
Work with Family Services and Education
Depts. to provide counseling services
to students at home and school. Develop and
follow a Truancy plan. Bachelor's degree in
Education or Psychology. Masters in Mental
Health/Social Work, MS Word, Access, Excel,
Outlook. Willing to work flexible schedule.
Fax resume to (954)967-3477


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

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HOUSEKEEPING: Full Time
ACTIVITIES AIDE

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

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

Immediate Openings All Shifts
Full Time/Part Time RN's & LPN's
Apply In Person To:
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
1646 Hwy. 441 North


SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Gilbert Snapper and Golf Cars
has a position open for
Service Technician. Apply at
315 S. Parrott Ave.
Okeechobee, FL
Benefits, Insurance, 401 K
Drug Free Work Place
Looking for a place to
hang your hat? Look no
further than the classi-
fleds.


Shirley's Personal
Care, Services.
Now taking applications
for Certified Nursing
Assistants. Please call -
(863)467-6399
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We offer benefits & Paid
Vacation! Experience in
manufacturing, trouble-
shooting, & employee
mgmt. plus. Salary
based upon qualifications
& experience. Apply at
Syfrett Feed Company
3079 NW 8th'St.,
Okeechobee.
863-763-5586

The Okeechobee News is
looking for a highly crea-
tive individual to be a pari
of our ad services team.
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A unique work
environment where
employees are trusted
and empowered
Competitive pay based
on experience
Generous time off
program
The Okeechobee News
Is An Equal Opportunity
Employer



P/T Histology &,Mohs Tech
Position avail. in Sebring
Dermatology practice. $30.
per hr with flexible schedule.
Fax resume to
863-386-1848 & call
863-386-0786



MOCK JURORS
$20/hr. participating in mock
trials and focus groups on
weekends in Okeechobee.
Must be resident of
Okeechobee Cty. and over 18
Call 1-800-948-4440 to reg.

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instruction 420
Services Offered425
Insurance 430
Medical Services435



RON-DEES
Pressure Washing &
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
Bi ycles 530
Books & Magazines535
Building Materials540
Business Equipment 545
Carpets/Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Clothing 565
Coins/Stamps 570
Collectibles 575
Computer/Video 580
Crafts/Supplies 585
Cruises 590
Drapes, Linens & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
Furs 615
Health & Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating 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/Radlo 715
Tickets 720
Tools 725
Toys & Games 730
VCRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740




AIR COND- Central package
unit, 3.5 ton, York, never in-
stalled, $1550
(561)447-6538
WINDOW UNIT, 220v, works
good. $200 neg.
(863)261-5758
WINDOW UNIT- Kenmore
10,000 BTU's. Good condi-
tion. $40. (863)467-4035


HOOSIER CABINET, with white
enamel countertop, $350 or
best offer. (863)634-5914
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
DRYER- GE, Looks like new.
Runs good. $65.
(863)675-0104
FREEZER: ADMIRAL, Ultra
Freeze, No Frost, Upright,
$200. (863)467-5709
GAS STOVE, Tappan 4 burner
white. $150.863-675-1553
REFRIGERATOR, Crosley
Shelvador. $150
(863)261-5758
WASHERS (10)
Commercial grade. Tan.
$200 each. (863)357-1999


ADULT 3 WHEELER- Used,
But in Very good condition.
$90. (863)674-1662
BICYCLES (2) Large & Small,
Man's & Woman's 26" $70 for
both, will sep. (863)467-0044
or 863-610-1715
GIRLS BICYCLES (2) good
condition. $60/both, will sell
separate. 863-763-3120
Okeechobee area



TEMPORARY SERVICE POLE,
Asking $300 or best offer
(863)673-1120


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


STROLLER, Excellent condi-
tion. Folds easily. Asking $15.
(863)763-0625


CLOTHING- Womens, name
brands, size 3x, pants &
tops, new w/tags $80 will
sell sep (954)237-4846
JACKETS- Leather, Male,
Large & Females, Extra large
& Fur coat. Never worn.
$190. for all (863)357-0125


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
OLD FISHING LURES
Variety. $50 or best offer.
863-7.63-4617
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
SWORDS, KNIVES; DAGGER
& more, approx 71 items,
3/4 new in box. $175. for all.
Or best offer 863-467-5052



DELL COMPUTER -XRP
Office, games, Fast, $175
(863)843-0158
LOGITECH Quick Cam, for
Notebooks Deluxe, new
cond., $25. (863)675-2596
SCANNER- UMAX Astra
1220S, All hardware. Extra
software, Pent I or II, $25.
(863)675-4970 Lv. msg.


ADJUSTABLE BED: Ultramatic,
Twin, Electric, Vibrates w/re-
mote. Exc. cond. New $2600
Asking $1200 (863)763-1994
ARMOIRE, Tall, Blonde Wood,
Great for TV or Quilts & Stor-
age. $85. (863)763-7584
BEDS, TWIN: (2) Complete.
Captain style w/6 drawers be-
low. Asking $400 for both, will
sep. (863)467-1789
BROYHILL HEADBOARD-
white, king size, dressers,
night stand & armoire $350
(863)467-1662
CHAIRS (6) Nice, Solid Wood
w/Brown Leather Seats. $60
for all. (863)763-7584
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 not separate.
(863)675-4098 evenings
COFFEE TABLE & 2 End Ta-
bles Wrought Iron w/Glass
Tops. Like new. $250. for set.
(863)763-1457 "
COUCH & LOVESEAT, Like
new, $200 (863)357-6997
COUCH, PLAID, Sleeper, 2
end tables & coffee table
(Pine wood finish) $150. Will
separate. (863)673-0081
DAYBED/TRUNDLE- (2) with
mattresses, $300
(863)763-6936
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,
$300 (863)763-0215
KITCHEN SET- 5'x3', Solid,
Oak, Retanglar Very good
cond, w/4 chairs. Pd $450.
asking $125. (863)467-2366
MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS,
Queen, 9", NASA, as seen on
TV, in factory package. $475i
cash. (239)223-8103


PINE HEADBOARD- King size,
w/frame, dressers included,
all light pine $250 for all
(863)697-6570.
RECLINER, Blue, $50
(863)801-4949
TWIN BED & NIGHT STAND,
matching set, good condi-
tion. $100 for both.
(863)675-1617 after 6pm
WING BACK CHAIR,
blue/greeb/burgundy, asking
$75. (863)675-4098 .


GUN RACK WOOD, Wall
mount. 22" x 29", exc. cond.
holds 4i nfles. small drawer in
bonom. $15 1863)610-1276
REMMINGTON 700 22i250
cal., scope, sling & case
E>c. cono $600
863-357-5754
REVOLVER- 38 cal. Taurus
Stainless steel, 2" barrel
New condition. With extras.
$325. (863)610-1120
RIFLE W/ SCOPE- 22ga, ask-
ing 5.150 18631674-0634
SURVIVAL 22 CAL. $100
takes it. 863-467-9892



MOMENTUM 610, takes up
35" floor space, new. $75 or
Oesl oiler (863)634-5914
POWER CHAIR, P-ide Jazzy
#1113 w/joystick. Exc. cond
Small turn radius New $5800.
Now $2300 863-763-1994


GOLD NECKLACE 14K, 20"
chain with motorcycle medal-
lion, new $150:.Asking $100.
863-634-9316.


ELECTRIC LIFT CHAIR- used
1 year, asking $100
.(772)360-5299 Okeechobee
HOVEROUND SCOOTER-
Good condition $500 Or
besi offer 1863)697-3299
JAZZY ELECTRIC Wheelchair -
needs batteries. Good cond.
$500.863-357-1632
JET 2 POWER CHAIR electric
wreeeichrair, /battery.&
chrgr Good cond New $2K
Sell $750 863-763-4536
PRIDE JAZZY WHEELCHAIR
electric, mod#1113 w/joy-
stick. Small turning radius.
Exc.cond. $2300.763-6907
SCOOTERS (2), Rascal, bat-
tery operated, like new,
1 needs work. $400 for botn.
(863)697-2198
ULTRAMATIC TWIN ELEC-
TRIC adjustable bed w/vi-
brate. features, remote. Exc.
cond. $1200. 863-763-6907
WHEELCHAIR RAMPS good
condition. $200/set.
863-357-1632


AIR COMPRESSOR, works,
$50. (863)357-6617
BALES OF HAY, 100 bales,
$200. or will sell separate.
(863)763-1370
TANNING BOOTH stand up,
by The Tanning Hut, w/28
bulbs, -asking $600.
(863)634-9119
TEXAS INSTRUMENT 92
Graphing calculator & guide
book. Like new. $50.
863-612-9233 Labelle area



BANJO- Baldwin, 5 string, old-
er model, very heavy, new
head, strings, xtra strings &
books $350 (863)697-9704
GUITAR- Fender Nashville
Telecaster Deluxe, Exc.
cond., Tweed hard case,
.$350. (863)763-8667
GUITAR- Johnson Acoustic,
Black Martin strings, exc
tone, like new, soft case,
$100 (863)634-9316
OVATION CELEBRITY GUI-
TAR- w/hard shell case,
curly maple top, $450
(863)357-0344 vlye msg


VOX ORGAN-w/rhythm & per-
cussion, complete w/stool
$200 1772)360-5299 Okee-
chobee
YAMAHA ELECTRIC PIAIO -
e.c cond $750
863-234-1067 Labelle area



Engraver-Newhermes. Elec-
iric Enqgravogr3pn w'many
lemplales & lender S inc iuoCl-
ed $1500 863 763-7609
FILE CABINET 2 drawers, $50
or best oer 1863)801-4949


AQUARIUM- 75 gal.
Stand,hood Sail iiliraiion
. Rpe while. $450
(863)673-0081
CHIHUAHUA-5 mos, male,
cream/tanri, asking $130
(863)673-0538
CHIHUAHUA PUPPY, 8 weeks'
old very tiny, female, black
w; white marKing:. $300 neg
(863)763-7563
COLUMBIAN RED-TAIL Boa,
2 ft., good appetite, 10 gal.
tank w/access. $150 or best
offtter. 863-673-6508
CURR PUPPIES, 6 males & 4
lemales, 8 weeks old, $50
each. (561)644-1957 or
(561)-262- 7869
DACHSHUNDS PUPPIES, AKC
males, 10 wks. old, black &
tan wiv/ne3ithcertilicaies %300
each. (8631467-7288
DOG KENNEL- 2. 1t0I0,
Chain linked. $325. lot bothn,
or will- separate.
(863)697-2969 ..
ENGLISH BULL DOGS- 2, Fe-
males, AKC registered, 2.5
yrs old. $1 600.
'; (863)634-8795
FERRET- healthy, tame, 1 yr
old, rare colors, loves to
play, inclds reg papers, $60
(863)983-3740 Clewiston
FISH TANK, ?.0 gallon with
stan hood & all accesso-
nes, $30 (863)-467-887
MINI PIN PUPS- AKC, 8wks
old, blk/tan & reds, M/F,
adorable, 1st shots, $500
each (863)946-3857.. -
PET CAGES- 1 large 1 medi-
um tor traveling $65 tor
both or will sell sep
1239)657-4348
TRITON COCKATOO female,
very beautiful & loving.
Needs lots of TLC. w/cage+
Must sell $1500. 228-7230



HOT WATER HEATER- 40 gal,
asking $70 (863)675-7105



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


POOL TABLE, 8', wood, with
ball return, $100.
(863)467-8187
POOL TABLE COVER/PAD,
Turns your pool table into a
regular table. $20
(863)610-1276
SET OF GOLF CLUBS -
complete, woods, irons, etc.
Good cond.' $125.
863-467-9892



STEREO- CD, Cassette player,
AM/FM With speakers. $60.
(863)675-0104
STREET EDGE, (2), 200 watt
amps, $175 for both
(863)634-6476
SUB WOOFERS (2), 10" Mem-
phis, in ported box,
$260/best offer. Call
(863)634-6476.


HITACHI 40" WIDE SCREEN
Like new, works perfect. $500.
863-261-4999


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PANASONIC High Definition
TV, 54", Cinema Vision,
$1100 or best offer.
(863)634-8730


AIR COMPRESSOR 5.5 Hon-
da/Ingersoll Rand, dual tank,
no hrs. Sacrifice at $550.
863-674-0416 Labelle
AIR COMPRESSOR- like new,
Porter Gable 1.6 HP, 4 gal
pancake type, new $169
asking $1.35 (863)357-3369'
GENERATOR, Porter Cable,
5,500 watts, 2 years old,
used twice. $550
(863)241-1793
HYDRAULIC JACKS(3), 5 ton,
rolling channel. $775
(215)527-9221
LADDER- Gorilla type folding
ladder. Brand new. $100.
(863)610-1120
WOOD WORKING TOOLS: Too
many to list! $2500 for all, will
sep. 863-467-0044 or
863-610-1715
WOODWORKERS- radial arm
saw, joiner/planer, sanders,.
drill press bandsaw. &morr
11800 (561)718-8580


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/Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous .815
Farm Proa4uce -820
Farm Services .
Offered 825.
Farm Supplies/
Services Wanted 830
Fertilizer 835
Horses 840
Landscaping
Supplies 845
Lawn & Garden 850
ULivestock 855
Poultry/Supplnes 860
Seeds/Plantes/
Flowers 865



APPALOOSA GELDING, white.
12 years old. For intermedi-
ale rider $1000
(8631l763-0367/801-1849
GELDING 7 yr. ola. good rrdiI
norse. 4 nign while socks &
blaze beautilul. Reduced to
$1200. 1863)509-3446
POCO HEADSTALL REINS.
New Win silver, $25
(8631983-8646
SADDLE- 14' Bob Marshall.
.Treeless, Barrel; Floral pat-
lern, Wln silver. Asking
11600. 1863)697-2022
SADDLE- 14" Western, Fab-
iron Fiberglass tree. Good
conodilionr $275.
1863)697-2022
SADDLE, Ausie/Western,
New, with bridle, breast col-
lar, 17", $250.
(863)983-8646



COMMERCIAL SPRAYER-
klonda XL 32000 psi, 11 HP
$350.(863)675-0247 .
COOKER/SMOKER. for out-
side. like new. $100.
(8631357-6617
JOHN DEERE Hydro 185,
17hp riding mower, like new
cond. $895. 863-763-4149
or561-758-4337 .
JOHN DEERE'- walk behind,
54" comm'l mower, runs &
works great. $895.
863-763-4149/561-758-4337
LAWN AERATOR- pull behind
36" wide spike aerator, 18
Stones, adjustable, good con-
dition $55 (561)315-7731


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Apartments 905"
Business Places 910
Commercial .
Property : ,.9t5
Condos/ ; ..* ...
Tawnhouses. Fta-9

Hone e- Rent 930
Land Rent 935
Resort Property-
Rent 945
Roommate 950
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space
Rent 960



BELLE GLADE- remodeled ibr,
1ba, $325/mo., Call
(786)285-8872 or
moniqueq@comcast.net
COUNTRY COTTAGE Private
dock. lbr, 1ba, Furn'd. in-
cludes Util & Dish TV. No pets.
$750 mo. (863)467-1950


IN TOWN (3) APARTMENTS
AVAILABLE NOW!I! 2BR/1BA
No pets. Call (863)763-9225
or stop by 406 SW 2nd St
NW OKEECHOBEE: 2 BR, 2BA,
on quiet St. Kids & pets wel-
come. $850. mo. & $2200
Moves you in. 561-795-1965
OAK LAKE APTS., Remodeled
2BR/1BA, screened porch,
$800 mo., 1st, last & sec.
No pets.(863)634-3313


TREASURE ISLAND: 1 BR
Efficiency. 1 year lease. $600
mo. + sec. & refs. Includes
utilities. (86.3)467-5616



OFFICE SPACE
FOR LEASE

Excellent Location!
Only $500.00 per
month + shared
utilities.

1120 S. Parrott Ave.
"The White House"
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BUCKHEAD RIDGE:
LAKE ACCESS: Waterfront LG.
3 BR, 2BA w/Sea Wall. Will io
seasonal. 863-634-5236.
IN OKEECHOBEE CITY: 4 Br.,
2 Ba., $1200 mo. + 1st, last,
sec. dep. & refs. Call Barry
772-216-1461
OKEECHOBEE 3/2, New! Large
House, Large Yard. Bring pets!
$1295..+ 1Ist, last & sec.
dep. Call 561-723-2226
OKEECHOBEE EST.- 5br, 2ba,
on 2 large lots, w/Fla .room,
ig sned, $350,'mo. lslist &
sec + rels (863)467-1662
TAYLOR CREEK WATER-
FRONT, 2br, 2ba, CBS House,
CAC & heat. No pets, Lawn.
maint. $850. mo., + 1st, Last
& Sec. (772)971-9474 or
(772)283-1006.


OKEECHOBEE, 12) 6 acre par-
cels. Hwy 441 & 98 monthly
rent $600/parcel. Barn, Ponds.
Wellwtr,Fenceo.561-236-8708



NICE 2,000 S.F.Exec. Office
Avail NovI ,107 S.W. 17th
St. Suite B., Yr.Lease+,
call for info
863-634-3040/863-467-9608
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OKEECHOBEE- $125/week,
iirsI & last req.,
(863)634-8374

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BELLE GLADE- Apartment
building for sale. Lg 30
units, CBS, individual me-
ters, Recently renovated. Go-
ing for reasonable price, Call
(786)285-8872 or
moniqueq@comcastnet


BASSWOOD, 3/2 CBS, split
plan, built '05, w/all new ce-
ramic tiles, $153,900.
(631)875-4701.
BRAND NEW Owner will help
pay closing costs on this
3br/2ba- CBS home w/gar. in
comm. w/pool & tennis. High
ceilings, numerous upgrades.
$214K. Opeh Sunday, Nov.5,
1-4pm. 5006 SE 42nd St.
561-762-2233
BUCKHEAD RIDGE
Ready to move in!
Spacious 3/2 w/lake access.
Owner financing avail.
$185,000. (863)634-5236
CLEWISTON, 3/2 CBS CA/H,
1.5 Fenced Acres in Flag-
hole, Built 2001 $249K,
863 983-8114
LAZY7 AREA: 4BR/2BA
Priced reduced! $25,000.
below appraisal @ $250,000.
(863)634-9677
NICE 3BR/2BA located at 906
NE 28th Ave. CBS, all apple's.
$185K. For info 863-610-0973
Owner Financing Available
906 NW 3rd Street, 3 BR, 1
BA, CBS, Large. fenced yard.
$149,900. (772)794-2800
...- ; f ..


MHobile lomes

WITITIZO-M


BHR 2/2 & 3/2 Doublewide
Start at $650/mo. $1500 Sec..
Yearly Lease, No Pets.
863-763-4031,



DOUBLE WIDE: 3 Bdrm., 2
Ba., Adult park. Low lot rent.
Very nice. Mostly furnished.
$30,000. (863)357-2456
holleyl2@surfinthenet.net
Manufactured Home, 1995
3/2, selling as is, $10,000.
(863)675-0883
M/H- 3BR/1.5BA
100x125: lot Very Livable
Handyman special Furnished,
nany extras $50,000 cash.
Owner may finance w/halt
down. 863-447-6054
MUST SEE!- 2/1 Fully furn,
many extras, new CNA/Heat, 40'
decked screen room, 40' car-
port, 12x12 shed w/ W/D, in
adult park on rim canal
w/dock, $34,000 negotiable
863-357-1784/863-634-2454
OKEE- 1BR/1BA in nice adult
M/H park. Fully furn., newly re-
modeled $1 8,900.
772-546-3067
WANTED: Damaged SWMH
'94 or newer, Zone 3
I will move.
(305)409-2341
WATERFRONT LOT, 2BR/1BA
Trailer. $175,000 Sally Stone
OwnertAgent New Wave
Realty (7720285-5856

Recreation



Beats 3005
Jet Sk .s -L:. 3016
Marine Accssoies 302
Marine msewhanaia30Sf
paotoriydeer.' ;: 13030
Spwt Vehites/ATVa303S



:AIR BOAT: "Big 0" 13x7,trailer
& rigging. $2500.
(772)240-3876
BASS BOAT: 2002 Ranger,
520 VX w/225 hp Mercury.
Sbil under warranty. $21,500
(863)357-0892
BASS BOAT- Gambler Outlaw
.98, w/motor & trailer. Merc
Mariner 150np, Exc cona
$11,995 (863)357-8702
BAYLINER CAPRI '86 w,'85
Force motor, 16'6". Good
shape.- $2000.
(863)634-2582
BOAT, Aluminum, 161-'., w/60
np. Johnson & u[r Runs good.
live wells New pumps. Battery
& tires. $1800 863-467-9390
BOMBER BASS BOAT 14' -
50np Jonnson, elect. mir..
w/trlr. w/new lires. Exc.
cond. $1800 863-467-6054
-CANOE- 14' Aluminum. square
bacK. $275 (863)675-0300
CRISCRAFT '84- 15ft, with
trailer, Chrysler motor, needs
work $300 or best ofier,
(863)467-4994
DECK BOAT 23ft 130hp
Yamaha, full Bimini. w/trlr
F/F, depth. Good condition.
$8.500 1863)675-7777 eves.
DUCK BOAT 14.2' Arthur
Armstrong w/Highlander trir.
w/new tires. Refurb.w/lock
cover.$1500.863-467-0371
HURRICANE DECK BOAT 20'
better than new. Loaded.
W/trlr. $17,500.
863-946-6639/634-2401
JON BOAT, 14', needs minor
repair. $100 or best offer.
(863)23.4-9663 or
(8.63)467-5906 ,. ...
JON BOAT- 16', full equipped
with trailer, Must See !!,
$2000 (863)673-0242
PONTOON BOAT- 20', 65HP
motor, just rebuilt, trailer,
ready to fish $3200
(863)673-0242
PONTOON BOAT, 24', 60hp
Evinrude, $2495 firm.
(863)763-9998
PONTOON BOAT w/10' Alum
Top, fishing lights, 70HP
Evinruide, Minikota Troll Mo-
tor $3500 (863)467-8020
RAYCHEON RADAR, 10 mile
radius,;$300 (215)527-9221
STARCRAFT w/'85 Chrysler
motor. $900.
(863)634-2582
TROPHY, 199720 Ft, w/walk
around cabin, 120 hp Merc
Force 0/B, Loran, VHF, Outrig-
gers...Many extra's! No trailer.
7,900. (772)473-9479 Garry
www.glang62@aol.com


COACH 1987, 34 Ft w/Florida
Rm. New elec. hot water tank
& vinyl windows. Must see!
Whisper Creek. Must be move.
$5,000. 863-675-0279 or
330-807-1425
F. RIVER RV, 1999 30', 2
bed, 1 BA, NC, $3,50 /neg.
Call 863-673-3834.


CARRIAGE 40' '93 5th wheel,


New awnings, screen endcl., all
extras. Like new, $12K neg
863-357-1784/863-634-2454



BOAT MOTOR, Johnson Evin-
rude, 14hp. OMC. Runs
great $700 (863)763-7609
OBRIEN SLOLEM SKI case &
tow rope. $.50.
863-612-9233 Labelle area,.


PONTOON BOAT TRAILER-
'2000, Surge brake, Single
axle, $950. (863)763-2407



GAMEFISHER 3HP runs
ood. Le3s than 10 hours.
200.863-467-6054


Classic Triumph Chopper '69
Project, 650cc, 90% done,
good title. LaBelle area. $2500
(863)67410898
HARLEY DAVIDSONS 2
ULTRA CLASSIC.2005
3500 mis., ALL the toys.
As new. $18,900.
HERITAGE SOFTAIL SPECIAL
1996,1000's in chrome & ex-
tras. 3600 mls. Must see this
bike to appreciate! $17,500. or
best offer. (863)634-7021
Day (863)763-5933 Evening
mbrandel@strato.net
HONDA 2000 XR70 small dirt
bike, like new. $1 100
304-667-7855
HONDA GOLDWING- '05, 30th
yr Anniversary Addt. Gar. kept.
Only 3300 mi., Access. incld.
$15,500. (863)517-2024
HONDA NIGHTHAWK- '84,
Runs & looks good. $1200.
or best offer (863)517-2024
HONDA XR50 '03- completely
modified from stock, $2499
(863)697-2605
KAWASAKI ZL600- '96, Low
mi. Gar. kept, Light & low to
ground. Must see. $2800.
Neg. (863)517-2024 "
MOTOR CYCLE TRAILER,
Single rail, new tires, lights &
fenders.$1450 (863)674-0898
LaBelle area
SUZUKI TLIOOOS '97- very
fast, needs some work, ask-
ing $1500 or best offer
(239)259-6017 o
YAMAHA 1000 VIRAGO, '84,
good condition, great on
gas!! $2500 (863)357-3773



ATV TRAILER- new, 3x4,
Stainless steel ,dump bed,
$175 (863)357-5754
DANCHEE '05 200cc 4
wheeler, elec.start, shaft
driven 4I sod.. reverse, man
clicr, $1100 772-528-1255
HONDA CR85R '06, Big Wheel
Expert, runs & looks great,
comes with riding gear,
$2500 neg. (863)599-0788
MOPED, 2005 American
Whizzer: Only used 2 miles.
$500 ofl. New $1900 Asking
$1400 (561)825-1818 pager


FOUR WINDS '96, 36 ft.,
$9500 (863)517-1207 or
(239)464-3240






Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Care 4015

E A tint -4025
S Cari 4010
F-ouWr e Drive '4035,
,Hevy Dity Thicks 4040
Parts- Repairs 4045
PckupTruck 4050
o UtiNt 4055
S 4080
V a4 4970



CHEVY IROC, '89, great shape,
motor runs great, ice cold
a/c, $1200. Call Heath
863-634-6006 anytime
DODGE INTREPID SPORT,
1997 Excellent condition,
$2,500. Call 863-357-9997.
FORD ESCORT- '94, 4 door
Wagon. Runs good! $1000.
or best offer. (863)634-1220
HONDA ACCORD '85 runs
great, 5spd, a/c, 4 dr, needs
very little work, no rust.
$600.863-228-7230
HONDA CIVIC '92- 4dr, look
:.-nice, 4 cyl, $2500
.(863)835-3521
LINC TOWN CAR '84- Must
see to appreciate, $1800 or
best offer (561)358-2628 or
(863)675-2610
LINCOLN MARK VIII '97 2
dr, coupe, auto, all pwr, a/c,
V8, exc.stereo sys., 130k mls.,
very clean.
$51863-674-0874.
MAZOA 626, '97, runs good, 4
dr., great on gas, $2499.
(863)230-0014
MAZDA PROTEGE- '93, Good
car. New tires. Needs motor.
Have a another motor to put in.
$500. (863)228-6141
NISSAN MAXIMA- '93, Runs,
Needs minor repair. $700.
(863)228-6141
NISSAN PATHFINDER '96,
4x4, needs motor work.
$750. (863)635-0079.


OLDS 98 '89-4dr, white, blue
interior, $2100 or best offer
(561)358-2628 or
(863)675-2610.
OLDS CUTLASS SUPREME
'84 runs good. $1400.
S863-697-0878/261-7007
PONTIAC GRAND PRIX- '80,
Good condition. $1000. or
best offer. (863)675-3979
TOYOTA COROLLA- '92,
Clean, new tires, A/C works.
Solid motor & transmission.
$1600. (863)763-7475
TOYOTA COROLLA '98 4 dr,
auto, a/c, all pwr, CD, new
tires, good mpg, minor body
damage. $3K 863-673-6173
VOLVO 240, '93, Great for new
driver, built like a tank,
$1900,' Or best offer.
(863)634-4518










10 Okeechobee News, Monday, November 6, 2006


VOLVO 740 ELE '85, 4 door,
good body, engine, trans-
mission, needs wiring under
hood. $400 (863)467-8041


FORD ROADSTER 1927 -
small bik. Chevy, everything
brass, chrome or S/S. Exc.
cond.$19,500.946-6639 msg



SKID LOADER- CL55 Ford,
Runs & works good. $6500.
Neg. (863)517-2024



JEEP C[J5 1979, $1000.
(863)673-8971
JEEP WAGONEERS (2) both
run, fix up one use other for
parts $2300 (863)673-0242
JEEP WRANGLER '89, V8
Chevy 350, 33" tires, auto.,
hardtop. $7500 firm. LaBelle
(863) 674-0898


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


CAR TOW DOLLEY
Good condition. $500.
863-467-4860


DASH COVER, for Honda Civ-
ic,$2$ (863)447-5374
DIFFERENTIAL GEARS and
misc. parts. $100 or best of-
fer. 863-467-8856
FORD BRONCO II '88- good
body, needs head, manifold
gaskets, rebuilt trans, $300
or best offer (863)467-4994
FORD F600 4 DR. DUMP
Truck, '77. Bed size 10'x7
x2'sides, Motor stuck since
hurricane. $600.763-1370
JEEP BRA, with Jeep Logo
sewn in, square headlights,
$50. (863)447-5374
TIRES, 4, Super Swampers,
34"x10.50" About 70% tread.
$500. (863)697-8785
Tires, Interco Swamper
TRXUS M/T, 285/75/16, fits
stk. full sz. truck/Jeep/SUV,
$200 firm. (863)227-4302
TONNEAU COVER Sportsmas-
ter Slant side & Rubber bed
mat, fits '99 to '06 Chevy 6.5
bed. $150. (863)467-9927.
TRANSMISSION- rebuilt
4L60E, $400 or best offer
(863)467-8856


CAMPER TOP- For on Ford,
Good condition. $250. or
best offer. (863)697-6618
CHEVY SILVERADO '99- good
cond., all power, air, 140K,
$5500 (863)517-1974
CHEVY STEPSIDE PICKUP
TRUCK, '64, some rust 61k
mi., $2500. (863)467-0380
DODGE DAKOTA '95- manual
trans, 4 cyl, $1300 or best
offer (863)983-8560 Iv mes-
sage
FORD F150 '84 exc. cond.,
67k mis, cold a/c. $2300.
863-467-7391


DODGE RAM '05 4 dr Hemi,
w/Reese slider, low mileage,
Like new, $22K. Must See!
863-357-1784/863-634-2454
FORD F150 '88, 5 spd, 4.9L,
wide tires & rims, short wheel
base, engine needs work.
$400 firm. (863)467-8041
FORD F150 '93 -300 eng., 5
spd., runs good. $2500 or
best offer. 863-634-1867
FORD F250 '88 runs good,
no bed, set up for a goose
neck. $1K or best offer.
863-634-1867
FORD F250 '99 XLT, crew
cab, 4x4, pwr.stroke diesel,
auto, shortbed, 1-owner,
NICE!$16,800.772-465-6496
FORD PU '87- F250, 4.9 300
straight 6 engine, cold AC,
new seat, good cond, $2400
(863)357-2177/634-4210
MITSUBISHI- '88, For parts or
fix. Needs head. Good trans.
& tires. No battery. $600.
firm (863)983-7807
MITSUBISHI PICKUP, '89, 4
cyl., 35mpg, runs great,
$2499. (863)835-3521


FORD ESCAPE 2001:
Mid Size SUV. 4 cyl., 5 spd.,
Cruise, Air, Great condition!
$7500. 863-634-7021 Days
or 863-763-5933 Evenings
mbrandel@strato.net
FORD HUNTING BUGGY -
runs, needs some work.
$1500. Call Erik
863-634-0771
NISSAN PATHFINDER '04 -
21k-mls, like new cond.,
$21,200.- 863-467-1829 or
634-5530 Cell. Okeechobee
TOYOTA- '89, 4X4, Good con-
dition. $2500. or best offer.
(863)675-3979


HOME MADE TRAILER 6 X
7. Need-tires. $75 or best of-
fer. 863-447-6054 lv.msg.
HOME MADE TRAILER 7X16
Need tires. $400 or best of-
fer. 863-447-6054 Iv.msg.
OPEN TRAILER- 7x16, with
split gate, $2000
(561)261-1338
TOW DOLLY- lyr old, asking
$600 firm (561)909-7367
UTILITY TRAILER, 16'. $1000
or best offer. (239)340-4739


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m es you n more informed
and iteresting person No
wder newspaper readers
are morto utcestiMl



DODGE VAN '91, needs a little
work, $500 or best offer.
(863)357-2250
FORD AEROSTAR 1993, Runs
okay...needs a little work. Dark
blue. Great for work van. $700
or best offer. (863)467-9019
Ford Hightop Van, '89, tow
pkg, full power, seats 8, TV,
CB radio $2000. LaBelle
Area (863)65.-4970mig
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sold, advertise In-the
classmeds.


Public Notices



Public Notice 5005
State Pubic -
Legal Notice 5500



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
File No.: 2006-CP-145
Division: Probate
IN RE: ESTATE OF,
KATHLEEN M. CAGLE,
Deceased
NOTICETO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of KATH-
LEEN M. CAGLE, deceased, File Num-
ber 2006-CP-145, is pending in the
Circuit Court for Okeechobee County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address
of which is 312 Northwest 3rd Street,
Okeechobee, Florida 34972. The name
and address of the personal represen-
tative and the personal representative's
attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedents estate, including
unmatured, contingent or unliquidated
claims, on whom a copy of this notice
is served must file their claims with
this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION'OF THIS NOTICE
OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against decedents estate, In-
cluding unmatuted, contingent or
unliquidated claims, must tfile their
claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OFTHIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.,
The date of first publication of this Notice
is October 30,2006.
Personal Representative:
William L.Cagle
2407W.111thSl
Jenks, OK 74037
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Duane L.Pinnock, Esquire
900 E. Ocean Blvd., Ste. 210-B
Stuart, FL 34994
Ph: 772-286-3630
FL Bar 0568139
S171737 ON 10/30;11/6/06


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO. 2006-CP-247
IN RE: ESTATE OF
SHIRLEY A. LIKNES,
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(Summary Administration)
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR
DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ES-
TATE:
You are hereby notified that an Order De-
termining Homestead Status of Real
Property and Order of Summary Ad-
ministration has been entered in the
Estate of SHIRLEY A. LIKES, De-
ceased, File Number 2006-CP-247 by
the Circuit Court for Okeechobee
County, Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which is 312 N.W. 3rd
Street, Suite 101, Okeechobee, Florida
34972; that the decedent's date of
death was September 28, 2006; that
the total estate consists of exempt
homestead real property and exempt
personal property; that the names and
addresses of those to whom it has
been assigned by such order are:
LINDA VERESOV, 6078 S.E. 30th
Parkway, Okeechobee, Florida 34974
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTI-
FIED THAT:
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against the estate of the decedent oth-
er than those for whom provision for
full payment was made in the Order of
Summary Administration must file their
claims within this court WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SEC-
TION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PRO-
BATE CODE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER AP-
PLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AF-
TER THE DECENT'S DATE OF DEATH
IS BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this
Notice is November 6,2006.
Person Giving Notice:
Linda Veresov
6078 S.W. 30th Parkway
Okeechobee, Florida 34974
Attorneys for Person Giving Notice:
CONELY & CONELY, PA.
RO. Drawer 1367 ,
Okeechobee, Florida 34972
863) 763-3825
y:Tom W.Conely, llt
Florida Bar No. 096482
173047 ON 11/6,13/06
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO.: 06-CP-221
IN RE: ESTATE OF
EARIE VEREE DAVIS,
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of EARIE
VEREE DAVIS, deceased, File Number
06-CP-221, is pending in the Circuit
Court for Okeechobee County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of which
is 312 NW Third Street, Okeechobee,
Florida 34972. The name and address
of the personal representative and the
personal representative's attorney are
set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate, including
unmatured, contingent or unliquidated
claims, on whom a copy of this notice
is served must file their claims with
this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against decedent's estate, in-
cluding unmatured, contingent or
unliquidated claims, must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
The date of first publication of this Notice
is October 30, 2006.
Personal Representative:
William James Davis
1345 NE 32nd Avenue
Okeechobee, FL34972
Attorney for Personal Representative:
*Wesley R. Harvin, Esquire
Floida Bar No. 219053
900 E. Ocean Blvd., Ste. 210-B
Stuart, FL 34994
Ph: 772-286-3630
172092ON 10/30;11/6/06

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Iu -lNotice


LEGAL NOTICE
The St. Johns River Water Management District has received the applications) for
Environmental Resource Permit(s) from:
Fort Drum Venture, LLC, 6020 5th Street SW, Vero Beach, FL 32968, application
#40-061-104669-2. The project is located in Indian River and Okeechobee
Counties, Sections 01, 02, 11, 12 & 13, Township 33 South, Range 35 East. The
ERP application is for construct of a surface water management system for a
3,174-acre mixed-use development known as The Ranch, Phase 1A Entrance
Road Improvements.
The files) containing each of the above-listed applications) are available tfor inspec-
tion Monday through Friday except for legal holidays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the
St. Johns Rive Water Management District Headquarters or the appropriate service
center. Written objections to the application may be made, but should be filed with
(received by) the District Clerk, 4049 Reid ST Palatka, Florida 32177-1429, no lat-
er than 14 days from the date of publication. Written objections should identify the
objector by name and address, and fully describe the objection to the application.
Filing a written objection does not entitle you to a Chapter 120, Flodrida Statutes, Ad-
ministrative Hearing. Only those persons whose substantial interests are affected by
the application and who file a petition meeting the requirements of Sections 120.596
and 120.57, Florida Statutes, and Chapter 28-106, Florida Administrative Code, may
obtain an Administrative hearing. All timely filed written objections will be presented
to the Board for consideration in its deliberations on application prior to the Board
taking action on the application.
Gloria Lewis, Director, Division of Permit Data Services
St. Johns River Water Management District
173647 ON 11/6/06


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Beware of the headless fire ant
Bear oei


By Dan Culbert
Extension Horticulture Agent
I know that Halloween is past,
but one of my favorite fall legends
is the "Legend of Sleepy Hollow",
written by Washington Irving in the
early 1800s. In this story, the head-
less horseman scares the wits out
of the lowly love-scorned teacher,
Ichabod Crane.
It seems that this legend may
soon be updated in our area with a
new title: the headless fire ant, as
written by an introduced predatory
insect, the Phorid Fly. Our office
has begun working with a few
ranchers and. FDACS officials to
release this fearful predator. As
these fiendish flies begin to spread
over our region, they will help
reduce that burning, itching pest of
our pastures and Florida yards.-,
Okeechobee Livestock Agent
Pat Hogue recently received his first
shipment of decapitated, fire ant
heads infested with lots of squirmy
maggots. They are the larva of a
very small gnat-like fly,
Pseudacteon tricuspis, a native of
Argentina. And last Wednesday,
the battle began with the first
release of the emerging adult flies
that have begun to dive bomb fire
ants here in Okeechobee.
Phorid flies are very small,
about the size of an ant's head.
Under magnification, the flies have
big eyes and a sort of humped
back. ('Humpbacked' flies areone
of the common names for this fam-
ily.) Females have an elaborate
egg-laying ovipositor on their
abdomen that is used to stick it to
the Fire ant. But it will take a careful
eye to even know they are there, as
they appear as small fuzzy specks
hovering over host ants.
The life cycle of this fly is pretty
graphic. Female flies that are
released near mounds will dive
bomb the fire ants and lay their
eggs inside them. The egg hatches
into a tiny maggot that burrows
inside the ant and moves to the
ant's head. Inside the head, the
feeding maggot eventually causes
the fire ant head to fall off, killing
the ant. The maggot pupates inside
the head, and the adult fly
squeezes out the ant's mouth.
Each newly emerged female fly
can attack and kill 200 to 300 more
ants. While the number of actual
ants killed is not large, the attacking
phorid flies are a concern to the
remaining fire ants. Instead of
marching all over the place looking
for food, the colony changes its
behavior because workers Pow
must hide to avoid attack by flies. A
good guess is that ant.nests with
phorid flies will only collect half the
amount of food they would nor-
mally retrieve. When ants hide,
their colony starves and weakens,
so fire ants do not spread.

Finding the right spot
One of the challenges in a suc-
cessful release program is to make
sure these predatory flies have the
greatest chance to gain a foothold
so they can spread into new areas.
Scientists have found in the labora-
tory and in other field releases that
larger sized worker ants will be an
easier target for these phorid flies.
Entomologists have discovered
that some fire ant nests are made
of multiple queen colonies, while
others have a single queen. Single
queen colonies have larger-sized
worker ants. They can be identified
by large single mounds of dis-
turbed soil. These are the kinds of
fire ant colonies targeted during
release programs.
Among phorid flies, the sex is
apparently determined by the envi-
ronment. Males are produced
when there are lots of smaller ant
workers, whereas females are pro-
duced from larger ant workers.


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And since the goal is to get lots of
female flies that will lay lots of eggs,
this is another reason to choose the
single mound ant colonies.
Another item on the site release
checklist is the number of nests per
acre. Pat Hogue was able to locate
a ranch in northwestern Okee-
chobee County that exceeded the
minimum amount of 25 hills per
acre he was lucky (?) enough to
count out more than 40 mounds in
the release site, and had barely cov-
ered that. first acre. This means
there will be plenty of ants to make
the planned.20-30 releases.

When will they
be in my yard?
I'm certain there are a number
of readers who will want to know if
they can volunteer their yard or
pasture for a project of this nature.
However, there are not enough
flies to give them out to everybody.
The conditions needed to insure
that they will stick around have to
be just right. Rest assured that
these little creatures will soon be
winging your way. It is estimated
that these flies will spread at the
rate of about 10 miles a year. And
Pat will be checking up on our new
friends for the next t.\o years
Last fall a release of this phorid
fly was made in Orange County.
This spring these ant predators.
were released in Fort Pierce and


Sarasota. Reports from Arcadia
indicate that flies have traveled
from Sarasota and are now found
in DeSoto County. With a rnew
colony in the north county and oth-
ers just to the east and west, we
will soon have a good number of
headless fire ants in our area.
Some really neat videos and
photos have been taken by UF and
USDA Scientists. I've placed com-
puter links to these sites and more,


'information on our Okeechobee
web page,
http://okeechobee.ifas.ufl.edu. If
you need additional information
on the Fire Ari Fly, please email us
at okeechobee(F ifas.ull.edu or call
us at 863-763-6469. Local residents
can stop by our office at 458 U.S. 98
N. in Okeechobee, and visit our
Okeechobee County Master Gar-
deners Irom I until 3 p.m. on Tues-
day afternoons.


Submitted photo.'Seacoast National BanK

First place/0-5 category
Melody- Hodges, branch manager of ,Seacoast National
Bank presented first place winner in the costume contest
in the age 0-5 category, Brandon Entry, with a bicycle
donated by Wal-Mart.


Subminled phiolo;Seacoast National BanK

Second place/O-5 category
Melody Hodges, branch manager of Seacoast National
Bank presented second place costume contest winner in
the ages 0-5 group, Ciera Kackler, with a gift basket
donated by Seacoast National Bank.


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