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Okeechobee News
Long-time pro bass angler
Patrick Hailstones of Cincin-
nati, Ohio, was injured Thurs-
day morning on Lake Okee-
chobee while competing in the
FLW Stren Series four-day bass
tournament.
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and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) officer
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The search is continuing for
three teenage boys that allegedly
beat up two guards, stole a car
and escaped from a ranch for
juveniles offenders in Venus late
last month.
One of the guards, Winston
Leroy Harvey, is still in Lee
Memorial Hospital in stable con-
dition with a broken arm and a
concussion. The "Other guard,
Robert Morris, was taken to the
hospital where he was treated
and released.,
The Florida Environmental
Institute (FEI), which is also
known as the Last Chance
Ranch, is located on Ranch
Road in Venus. Venus is located
in the northwest corner of
Glades County.
According to Chief Deputy
C.D. Pottorf of the Glades Coun-
ty Sheriff's Office (GCSO) the


ranch is the "... last stop before
juveniles go to prison." Teens
sentenced to the ranch work
there, do farm work and can get
a high school education, he
added.
The teens who reportedly
escaped from the facility on Dec.
31 are: Hispanic male Jesus A.
Duran, 15, 5-foot-5, 140-pounds
with brown eyes and black hair;
Hispanic male Edward Russo
Woodruff, 14, 5-foot-4, 125-
pounds with brown eyes and
black hair; and White male
Andrew James Helderman, 16,
5-foot-11, 175-pounds with
green eyes and black hair.
Chief Deputy Pottorf said
warrants have been signed by
Judge J. Lundy charging all three
teens with felony battery, false
imprisonment, criminal mis-
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to leave the lake through the lock
at the J&S Fish Camp when Mr.
Hailstones' 20-ft. Skeeter bass
boat went out of control and hit
the rock jetty at the lock.
Just prior to impact Mr. Noe
jumped out of the boat to avoid
injury. Mr. Hailstones' sustained
facial and hip injuries.
Following the accident, Mr.
Noe was able to climb back into
the boat, restart the engine, and
make the 30-minute return trip to
the Scott Driver Park boat ramp
while holding a towel to Mr. Hail-
stones' head.
Upon reaching Scott Driver
Park, Mr. Hailstones was trans-
ported by helicopter to St. Mary's
Hospital in West Palm Beach for
treatment.


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motor vehicle and escape.
Since the boys are all juveniles
their arrest records cannot be
released, said Ginger Waters, who
handles public relations for the
school.
"They have not been found,
and we're working with the three
families," said Ms. Waters in a tele-
phone interview from her Tampa
office. "People in their communi-
ties are on the lookout, but none of
them are from the Okeechobee
area."
She declined to release the
teens' hometowns.
Chief Deputy Pottorf said his
department received a 9-1-1 call
from the ranch around 1:56 a.m.
on Dec. 31 saying that two guards
were down and that there had
been an escape.
When GCSO Deputy Don
Crosswell arrived he found Mr.
Winston lying inside a vehicle and
covered in blood. He had multiple
injuries about his head from being
struck numerous times with a
baseball bat, said the chief deputy.
The deputy then made contact
with Mr. Morris who told him that
one of the inmates told him that a
toilet was backed up. When he
entered the bathroom he was over-


His wife Karen Hailsto nes was
at home in Cincinnati when told
of the accident.
"Pat is an excellent angler who
has been fishing for over 30
years," said Mrs. Hailstones. "He
already had his daily li nil by 10
a.m. and was beginning to cull his
fish when the accident occurred.
He was happy that he got to
weigh his fish in."
"The water around tie lock
and d;m w\as real skinny. The
water was only a couple of feet
deep, and to get in there, you
have to trim your motor up as you
sit the boat down to avoid hitting
the bottom," said Mr. Hailstones
on the FLW web site. "While I
was doing that, I trimmed the
motor a little too high, lost control
and collided with the riprap
around the lock."
The accident is still under
investigation by the FWC.


powered by the three leens, con-
tinued the chief deputy.
Mr. Morris was then stuffed into
a mattress cover and locked inside
a bathroom closet. He managed to
free himself from his confines and
kick open the bathroom door. Mr.
Morris then noticed titat his car had
been stolen. Chief Deputy Pottorf
indicated that Mr. Morris saw the
escaped inmates traveling down
the ranch's driveway toward Coun-
ty Road 731.
The vehicle reportedly stolen
from the ranch is a beige 1989
Honda Civic. The car is bearing a
Florida license tag with the num-
bers of J26TBD.
When asked in a telephone
interview if the teens should be
considered dangerous, Chief
Deputy Pottorf said "They've
proved they were dangerous."
As of Friday, Jan. 5, the teens
were still on the loose and Iheir
direction of travel is still unknown.
"We thought we had a lip, but it
turned out to be bogus," said the
chief deputy.
If anyone has any information
about the escaped ininates, they
are asked to contact II te Glades
County Sheriff's Office at (863)
946-1600; or in Okeechlibee, call
863-763-1151.
If you should come in contact
with the inmates do not approach
them as they are considered
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Community Events

AARP driver's safety course planned
An AARP driver safety course will be held Saturday, Jan. 20, and Satur-
day, Jan. 27, from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at St. Theresa's Catholic Church
fellowship hall at the corner of Chobee Loop and S.R. 78 in Buckhead
Ridge. Both days must be attended to complete the course. You do not
have to be a member of AARP or have AARP auto insurance. All seniors
55 and over are invited. Consult your Florida auto insurance agent for
your three-year discount upon completion of class. For information and
reservations, call Mrs. D.J. Bryan at (863) 763-0351.
Methodist church hosting evangelist
The First United Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St., will wel-
come Reverend Terry R. Duckworth for revival services on Sunday,
Jan.21, at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; Monday, Jan. 22, at 6:30
p.m.; Tuesday, Jan. 23. at 6:30 p.m.; and a special youth program on
Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Rev. Duckworth is a gener-
al evangelist for the Western North Carolina Conference of the United
Methodist Church. He was a church pastor and lay speaker prior to
becoming a full time evangelist.
AARP driver safety course planned
An AARP driver safety course will be held Tuesday, Jan. 23, and
Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the American Legion
Post #64, 501 S.E. Second St. Both days must be attended to complete
the course. Tuition of $10 covers course material. Make checks or money
orders payable to AARP Driver Safety Program. For information, call Nell
Bostwick at (863) 763-4134.
CCC won't meet in December
The Community Collaborative Council will not meet in December.
The next meeting will be on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the School Board office
located at 700 S.W. Second Ave. For information call (863) 462-5000, ext.
257.
Early learning panel to meet
Early Learning Coalition of Indian River, Martin and Okeechobee
Counties, Inc. will have a combined executive/finance committee meet-
ing Thursday, Jan. 25, at 3 p.m. at 10 S.E. Central Parkway, Suite 400, in
Stuart.
Early learning board to meet
Early Learning Coalition of Indian River, Martin and Okeechobee
Counties, Inc. will have a coalition board meeting Thursday, Jan. 25, at
1:30 p.m. at 10 S.E. Parkway, Suite 400, in Stuart.
Library will host book discussion
The Friends of the Okeechobee Library Book Club will meet Thurs-
day, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. in the board room of the Okeechobee County Pub-
lic Library, 206 S.W. 16th St., to discuss "Snow Flower and the Secret
Fan," a novel by Lisa See. At the beginning of the meeting titles will be
chosen for discussion in the next six months. Anyone who likes to read
and discuss books is invited. For information, call Jan at (863) 357-9980.
Winter Fest in BHR planned
The Buckhead Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, S.R. 78 W, will host
Winter Fest on Saturday, Jan. 27, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. For information,
contact Beverly at (863) 467-0173.
ROAD boards will meet
The executive board meeting of Recovering Okeechobee After Disas-
ter (ROAD) will be held Jan. 31 at 1 p.m. That meeting will be followed by
the board meeting at 1:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the First United
Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St.
Red Cross offers first aid class
The American Red Cross-Okeechobee Branch, 323 N. Parrott Ave.,
will hold a first aid class on Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 6 until 8 p.m. For
information, call (863) 763-2488.
Legion Free Fair will be Feb. 1-11
The 51st American Legion Free Fair will be held Feb. 1-11 at 501 S.E.
Second St. Display booths will be available in the Legion Hall. For infor-
mation, call the Post at (863) 763-2950.
OHS will host puppet show
Okeechobee High School, 2800 U.S. 441 N., will host the puppet
show "Rip Van Winkle" in the OHS auditorium at 7 p.m. on Feb. 1. Tick-
ets are on sale at the Main Street office, 111 N.E. Second Ave. For informa-
tion, call (863) 357-MAIN.
VNA offers memory screenings
The Visiting Nurse Association, 208 S.E. Park Street, will conduct free
memory loss screenings sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association on
Friday, Feb. 2, from 11 a.m. until 2:30. Call Donna True at (772) 285-6291
or (800) 861-7826 for appointments.
Shrine Club to host show
The Okeechobee Shrine Club on S.R. 78, will present a Las Vegas style
show, "A Rock & Country Revue" on Saturday, Feb. 3, with a prime rib
dinner at 6 p.m. followed by the show. Admission is $25 for the dinner
and show. Performers will be impersonating a variety of artists. For infor-
mation call Keith or Kathy Tomey at (863) 763-8072; Harvey or Sylvia
Hawkins at (863) 357-0238; or, call the Okeechobee Shrine Club at (863)
763-3378 and leave a message.
Washington County reunion planned
The annual Washington County Pennsylvania reunion will be held
Thursday, Feb. 8, at Homer's Original Smorgasbord in Plaza Square,
Sebring. The Manatee Room will open at 10 a.m. for fellowship with
lunch starting at 11 a.m. The price for lunch for seniors is approximately
$7 which includes tax. Bring a stamped, self-addressed legal size enve-
lope for the 2008 mailing. For information, call Don or Shirley Swan at
(813) 684-1636.
AARP offers free tax service
AARP-Taxaide will hold a free tax counseling preparation service each
Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 12 through April 16, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at
American Legion Post #64, 501 S.E: Second St. Last year's tax return, all
financial documents for 2006, picture ID, Social Security card and birth
dates are required for everyone listed on the return. For information, call
Neile Foreman at (863) 357-1694.


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File now for senior homestead exemptions
OKEECHOBEE Applications for homestead exemption, addi-
tional senior exemption for persons 65 years or older and agriculture
classification should be filed with the Okeechobee County Property
Appraiser's Office by March 1.
The property appraiser's office is located at 307 N.W Fifth Ave. in
the Alderman Building.
Exemption for seniors 65 and older is subject to income limits.
For information, contact the office at (863) 763-4422.

Drivers can list emergency contacts
Effective in the State of Florida as of Oct. 2, you can have two emer-
gency contacts attached to your Florida driver's license.
If you are in an accident, emergency rescuers can check your dri-
ver'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 Okee-
chobee, 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 Devel-
opment offers a single family guaranteed rural housing program
(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 obliga-
tions.
Call the Okeechobee Rural Development office at (863) 763-3345,
ext. 503, to get the names of the lenders, income limits and informa-
tion 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 Aux-
iliary'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, adminis-
tration, seamanship, piloting/navigation, weather or search and rescue.
For information, call (863) 763-0165.

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Saturday: Considerable cloudiness in the morning then becoming
partly cloudy. The high will be in the lower 80s. The wind will be from
the south at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday night Partly cloudy with the low in the lower 60s. The wind
will be from the east around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light.
Extended Forecast
Sunday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. The high will
be in the lower 80s. The wind will be from the southeast at 5 to 10
mph. The chance of rain is 20 percent.
Sunday night: Partly cloudy with the low in the lower 60s.
Monday: Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunder-
storms. The high will be in the upper 70s. The chance of rain is 30 per-
cent.

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Obituaries

Raymond
Herman Cletzer
Raymond Herman Cletzer, age
86, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, at the
Hamrick Home in Okeechobee.
Born March 20, 1920 in Cleveland,
Ohio, he had been a resident of
Okeechobee since 1970. He served
in the United States Army.
Mr. Cletzer is survived by his
wife of 58 years, Linda Cletzer, sons;
Kenneth R. (Carole) Cletzer of
Tampa, Warren R. (Angela)Cletzer
of Sebastian, David Allen (Diane)
Cletzer of Okeechobee; daughters,
Donna Jane Cletzer (John) Stevens
of Okeechobee, Carol Lynn Cletzer
McDeavitt of Okeechobee, Betty
Louise (Lloyd) Latty of Okee-
chobee and a sister, Lillian Pearl
Wilker of Melbourne. In addition,
he is survived by 11 grandchildren
and 12 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests donations be made to
Hospice of Okeechobee, P.O.Box
1548, Okeechobee, FL 34973.
All arrangements are under the
care and direction of Buxton Funer-
al Home and Crematory, 110 N.E.
Fifth Street, Okeechobee.


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"A narrow window may let in light,
A tiny star dispel the gloom of night,
A little deed an ancient wrong set
right."
For most of us, great earth-
shaking achievements will never
be ours. We will very likely never
be known throughout the world
for our accomplishments. Nor will
we be known as failures because
this recognition never came to us.
The most successful of all peo-
ple are those who have accom-
plished indirect achievements. The
little tasks we perform. Year after
year, a person who gives his best to
needy neighbors, and through this
effort, he helps them gain triumph.
Who can determine how many
people see a tiny star? How can
we determine the good that comes
from a single unselfish deed?
.. Thought to remember: "One
look, and there may be an end to
strife; one smile, and hate may
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FIRST GENTLEMAN? I don't want to see a woman president of our
country. What would her husband be, First Gentleman?

PAVING: This is in reference to city street paving. We would like to
thank the city council for paving S.E. Eighth Drive in Okeechobee
Estates. It took a lot of the speeding Blue Heron drivers off of S.E. 11th
Street. If they would just put a speed bump across 11th Street maybe
the rest of the drivers would see the stop sign before they turn on S.E.
Eighth Avenue.

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Community Events

Shared Services panel will meet
The executive roundtable meeting of Shared Services Network
of Okeechobee County will meet Friday, Jan. 12, from 1:30 until 3
p.m. in the board room of the Okeechobee County School Board
office, 700 S.W. Second Ave. The topic will be Building Develop-
mental Assets in Youth. For information call Sharon Vinson at (863)
462-5000, ext. 257.

Chamber hosting Big Top Extravaganza
The Under the Big Top European Extravaganza, sponsored by
the Okeechobee County Chamber of Commerce, will be at the
American Legion Fairgrounds Jan. 12, 13 and 14. There will be high
wire acts, aerial fantasy, clowns, jugglers, a magic show and an
aerial rocket stars thrill show. Adult, senior and children's advance
tickets go on sale Dec. 6 at the Chamber of Commerce office at 55
S. Parrott Ave. For information, call the Chamber at (863) 763-6464.

S. Florida Fair tickets on sale
South Florida Fair advanced tickets are on sale now at the Okee-
chobee County Chamber of Commerce office, 55 S. Parrott Ave.
The South Florida Fair will be held Jan. 12-28, at the South Florida
Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach. Advanced tickets will only be
available through Jan. 11.

Florida Boys to be in concert
The Florida Boys Quartet will be in concert on Sunday, Jan. 14,
at 2:30 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene His House Fellowship,
425 S.W 28th St. For information, call (863) 763-7113.

Plans made for MLK parade
Okeechobee Community Improvement Association will spon-
sor the Martin Luther King Day march and parade on Monday, Jan.
15. The march will start at 9 a.m. at Douglas Brown School and
proceed to the Park Street gazebo, where a speech willbe heard.
The line up for the parade will start at 9:30 a.m. in front of the First
Baptist Church, 401 S.W Fourth St., and will follow the traditional
parade route, starting at 10 a.m. After the parade, the marchers will
return to Douglas Brown School where there will be activities. To
place an entry in the parade such as a group on foot, horseback,
bikes, a float or vehicle contact George Robertson at (863) 610-
0973 or Bertha Boswell at (863) 763-4823.

School advisory council to meet
The Seminole Elementary School Advisory Council will meet
Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the school's media center at 2690
N.W. 42nd Ave. The public is invited.

La escuela Seminole Elementary van a tener su junta del Conse-
jo Consultivo para la escuela, martes, el 16 de Enero a las 6:30
p.m., van a juntar en el biblioteca at 2690 N.W 42nd Avenue. Todo
el public estan envitados de asistir.

Church will host Christian band
The Annie Moses Band, a high energy Christian music band,
will be at the First Baptist Church, 401 S.W. Fourth St., on Tuesday,
Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. This group sings and plays the violin, viola, cello,
harp, keyboard, piano, etc. They are a group of at least six that puts
a whole new enthusiasm into playing strings.

GaL training being offered
The Guardian ad Litem program needs volunteers to help lead
children through the realities of the court and foster care system,
and into safe, permanent homes. The Guardian ad Litem program
will be training volunteers from Okeechobee, Indian River, St.
Lucie and Martin counties on Jan. 16, 18,23,25 and 30 from 9 a.m.
until 4 p.m. at St. Bernadette's Catholic Church, 350 N.W. Califor-
nia Blvd., in Port St. Lucie. For information, call (772) 785-5804.




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Upcoming Events

Saturday
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at Grace Christian, 701 S. Parrott
Ave. It will be a closed discussion.
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. meeting from 7:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the Church of Our Saviour,
200 N.W. Third St. It will be an open step meeting.
(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.
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.
VFW #10539 Ladies Auxiliary lunch and bingo will start at noon at
the Post, 3912 U.S. 441 S.E. Auxiliary members and their guests are
invited. Please R.S.V.R to (863) 763-2308.
Okeechobee Senior Singers meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Okeechobee
Presbyterian Church, 312 North Parrott Ave. Everyone who enjoys
singing is invited. For information or to schedule an appearance for
your organization or group, contact Marge Skinner at (863) 532-0449.
The Genealogical Society of Okeechobee will meet at 1:30 p.m. at
the Okeechobee County Public Library, 206 S.W. 16th St. This meeting
is open to anyone interested in tracing their ancestry. The annual mem-
bership is $10 per person, and $12 for a family. For information, call Eve
at (863) 467-2674; or, visit their web site at http://www.rootsweb.com/-
flgso.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. for open discussion at
Buckhead Ridge Christian Church, 3 Linda Road. For information call
(863) 634-4780.
Tuesday
Rotary Club of Okeechobee meets each Tuesday at noon at Gold-
en Corral Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave. The meetings are open to the
public. For information, contact Lonnie Kirsch at (863) 467-0158.
Christian Home Educators of Okeechobee will meet at the Grace
Christian Church Fellowship Hall, 701 S. Parrott Ave. Anyone currently
home schooling or interested in home schooling is welcome. For infor-
mation, call Lydia Hall (863) 357-6729 or Betty Perera (863) 467-6808.
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, 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 Security
Death Index and military information available. For information, call
Robert Massey at (863) 763-6510.
Gospel Sing every Tuesday beginning at 7 p.m. The public is invit-
ed to participate with vocal and/or instrumental music. For information,
contact 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 informa-
tion, call (863) 357-0297.
The Gathering Church Overcomers Group meets at 7:30 p.m. in
the fellowship hall at 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.
The Lighthouse Refuge support group meets at Believers Fellow-
ship Church, 300 S.W. Sixth Ave. from noon until 2 p.m. then from 6:30
until 8:30 p.m. Women who need emotional support or someone just to
care are welcome. For information call the hot line (863) 801-9201 or
(863) 697-9718.
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. Ana 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. with Shirlean Graham as
the facilitator. For information, call (863) 763-2893.}
A.A. meeting from noon until 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist
Church of Our 200 N.W. Second St. It's an open meeting.
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.
Narcotics 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.
Thursday
A.A. Closed big book meeting from 8 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Church of
Our Savior, 200 N.W. Third St.
Tantie Quitters meets every Thursday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the
Historical Society Museum on U.S. 98 N. For information call Margaret
at (863) 467-8020, or Belinda at (863) 357-0166.
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
Robert Massey at (863) 763-6510.
Prayer Group meets at 10 a.m. at the Community Center located at
412 N.W. Sixth St. For information, call (863) 763-5996.
Christian Fellowship Prayer group meets at 9:30 a.m. at the fel-
lowship hall at 412 N.W. Sixth St. For information, call (863) 763-5996.
ABWA Women of Tomorrow Chapter meets from noon until 1 p.m.
at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave. The cost is $6.63
plus tip for lunch. Anyone interested in attending is welcome. For infor-
mation, call Marilyn Rinear at (863) 697-1807.
Travlin' Sams members of the Okeechobee Chapter of Good Sams
meet on the second Friday of each month, with early birds on Thurs-
days. Call Joan at (863) 876-4596 or Jeanne at (863) 824-0984, for the
next camping site.
Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee will meet from noon until 1 p.m. at
Village Square Restaurant, 301 W. South Park St. All Kiwanis and the
public are welcome. For information, contact Ray Worley at (863) 467-
0985.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 47 will meet from 5 until 6:30 p.m. at
the United Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. Please join us or
ask questions. Call Doris at (863) 467-5206, or Hazel at (863) 763-4923
for information.
Cowboys for Christ will meet at Dunklin Memorial, .407 N.W. Sec-
ond 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 is open from 9 a.m.
until noon and representatives will be at the One Stop Center, 209 S.W.
Park St., in Okeechobee.
Free Adult Basic Education/GED and English as a second lan-
guage classes are available at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 701 S.W.
Sixth St., from 7 until 9 p.m.
The Republican Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Clock Restau-
rant, 1111 S. Parrott Avenue. For information call Melissa Arnold at
(863) 610-2280.
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.
Hand & Hand Ministries) of Palmdale meets the second Thursday
of each month in the community club house on the corner of Fifth and
Main at 6 p.m. for food and fellowship and gospel music and the word
at 7 p.m. For information call (863) 612-0640.
Okeechobee Main Street's Farmer's Market will be held every
Thursday evening from 4 until 7 p.m. in Flagler Park 3. Any questions
and/or comments can be directed to the Main Street office at (863) 357-
MAIN.


Community Events

Hospice plans yard sales
Hospice of Okeechobee, 411 S.E. Fourth St., will hold a yard sale
on Saturday, Jan. 6, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Donated items are needed
and proceeds benefit patient care, including services at The Hamrick
Home. For information, call Rhonda at (863) 467-2321 or (863) 697-
1995.

Latino community topic of talk show
Family Stations, Inc. will host a radio talk show on Saturday, Jan. 6,
starting at 7:30 a.m. The show will be rebroadcast at I and 6 p.m. on
WWFR 91.7 FM and 100.3 FM. The special guests will be Diego Chiri-
boga and Mariella Chirinos. The topic of the show will be the Latino
community and the positive and negative aspects of the past year. For
information, call (800) 859-4980.

BHRVFD plans pancake breakfast
The Buckhead Ridge Volunteer Fire Department on S.R. 78 W will
have an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, including sausage and a
beverage, from 8 until 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 6, for a donation of $4.
For information, call Pat at (863) 357-1364.

Library hosting special program
The Okeechobee County Library and the Florida Humanities
Council will present "Voice of the Everglades: Marjory Stoneman
Douglas" as portrayed by Betty Jean Steinshouer on Sunday, Jan. 7, at
3 p.m. at the library, 206 S.W 16th St. Ms. Steinshouer will appear in
character as Marjory Stoneman Douglas as she served in the early
1970s as president of the Friends of the Everglades. This program is
brought to you by a grant from the Florida Humanities Council. The
program is free and open to the public.

OHS rodeo team to meet Jan. 8
The Okeechobee High School rodeo team will have a team meet-
ing Monday, Jan. 8, at 7 p.m. at Roper's Restaurant, 112 S.E. Park St.
Please make all attempts to be there and your parents are welcomed.
If you cannot make it please contact Darlene Bass prior to the meeting
at (863) 634-5815.

Library hosting photography display
Learn about the history, science, and art of photography in a dis-
play in the meeting room of the Okeechobee County Public Library,
206 S.W 16th St., Jan. 8-13. The display was prepared by Bobbi Poole
and will include amateur photography done by local photographers.
For information, call MargotTaylor at (863) 763-3536.

Gospel sing features Whaley Family
The Whaley Family will be the guest singers and musicians at a
gospel sing on, Friday, Jan. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at The Believers Fellow-
ship Church, 300 S.W Sixth Ave. For information, call Sister Hampton
at (863) 357-0455.

Hospice board of directors to meet
The board of directors for Hospice of Okeechobee will hold their
annual meeting on Monday, Jan. 8, at 5 p.m. The meeting will be held
at the new Hospice residence, The Hamrick Home, at 411 S.E. Fourth
St. For information, call (863) 467-2321.

OSAC training group will meet
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's community out-
reach/training committee will meet Monday, Jan. 8, from 9 until 10
a.m. at 1600 S.W Second Ave. The meeting is open to the public. For
information call Ken Kenworthy at (863) 462-5000, ext. 273, or Val
Marone at (863) 462-0040.

Resource group to meet Jan. 8
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's community
resource committee will meet Monday, Jan. 8, from 11:30 a.m. until
12:30 p.m. at 1600 S.W Second Ave. This is a brown bag lunch meet-
ing and is open to the public. For information call Keith Stripling at
(863) 763-6064, or Val Marone at (863) 462-0040.

OSAC plans monthly meeting
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's monthly meeting
will be held Jan. 9, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at the First United
Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second Ave. Everyone is welcome and
lunch will be served. For information, call Val Marone at (863) 462-
0040.

Weight loss classes scheduled
The Devotional Weight-Loss Program will have registration and
orientation on Tuesday, Jan. 9. There will be 11 weeks of classes that
will end on March 20. Classes will be held each Tuesday from 9 until
11 a.m. at His House Fellowship Church of the Nazarene, 425 S.W.
28th St. For information, call (863) 763-3519.

Agency on Aging committee to meet
The Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/Treasure Coast, Inc.
executive committee meeting will be Wednesday, Jan. 10, at the Area
Agency on Aging board room, 1764 N. Congress Ave. in West Palm
Beach. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Contracts requiring the
expenditure of funds are a regular agenda item of this meeting. For
information, callVivian Pfau at (561) 684-5885.

Early learning group plans meeting
Early Learning Coalition of Indian River, Martin and Okeechobee
Counties, Inc. will have an Okeechobee County provider meeting
Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 12:30 p.m. at Okeechobee Health Depart-
ment, 1728 N.W Ninth Ave.

Healthy Start board will meet
The board of directors of the Okeechobee Healthy Start Coalition
will meet Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 11:30 a.m. at 575 S.W. 28 St. in the
New Endeavors School building. The meeting is open to the public.
The Okeechobee Healthy Start Coalition is part of a statewide net-
work of coalitions responsible for planning and implementing servic-
es for pregnant women and infants. The Okeechobee Healthy Start
Coalition is made up of citizens interested in promoting healthy fami-
lies and healthy outcomes for babies in Okeechobee. For information,
call Kay Begin at (863) 462-5877.

Public meeting on TMDLs slated
The Environmental Protection Agency will be holding a public
meeting to solicit public input concerning setting total maximum
daily loads (TMDL) of nutrients for tributaries leading into Lake Okee-
chobee. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. until noon on Wednes-
day, Jan. 10, at the Okeechobee Civic Center on U.S. 98 N.
Praise, worship team to appear
Hand & Hand Ministries will meet Thursday, Jan. 11, at 6 p.m. at


the Palmdale Community Center located on the corner of Fifth and
Main in Palmdale, for food and fellowship. At 7 p.m., gospel music
and the word will be presented by Mitchell Wills of LaBelle.
Appearing with him will be the Freedom Fellowship Ministries
praise and worship team.

Early learning council will meet
Early Learning Coalition of Indian River, Martin and Okee-
chobee Counties, Inc. will have an Okeechobee County advisory
council meeting Wednesday, Jan. 10, at noon at the Okeechobee
Health Department, 1728 N.W Ninth Ave.

Singer, songwriter to appear at library
Grammy-nominated Florida singer, songwriter Jeanie Fitchen
will be in concert at the Okeechobee County Library, 206 S.W 16th
St., on Friday, Jan. 12, at 7 p.m. Her program, "A Musical Journey
through Florida," will be a treat for the entire family. This program
is sponsored by a grant from the Florida Humanities Council. The
program is free and open to the public.







RELIGION 5


Reflections from the Pulpit


suumitteuu pIULU
The Florida Boys will perform at the Church of the Nazarene,
Sunday, Jan. 14.

Florida Boys in concert at

Church of the Nazarene


For over fifty years fans have
been flocking to see The Florida
Boys, the only male quartet that's
been consistently prominent
from the 1950s to today. With
No. 1 Hits like "Standing on the
Solid Rock", "When He was on
the Cross, I was on His Mind",
"Lead me to the Altar" and "I
Lean on you Lord" this legendary
group has recorded some 100
albums and attained a following
of devoted listeners.
The Florida Boys' national tel-
evision appearances consist of
"The Today Show", "TNN's
Prime Time Country", "Crooke &
Chase", "Gaither Homecoming
Videos" and their own "Gospel
Singing Jubilee" which they host-
ed for many years.
In 1964, The Florida Boys
became the first gospel group to
have a nationally syndicated tele-
vision program. The Gospel
Singing Jubilee, produced by
Beasley, brought a number of


Dove Awards for "Best Gospel
Singing Program", as well as the
attention of many in the industry.
Almost overnight the group
became a nationwide success.
And though many days have
passed, The Florida Boys remain
vibrant. They co-host two annual
events in Live Oak known as The
Suwannee River Jubilee. One is
held in June and the other in
October. They are also a part of
The Singing At Sea which is an
annual cruse to the Bahamas.
And they will sign in over 250
concerts each year. The group
has a string of awards under their
belts including Singing News
Awards for practically every
member.
The Florida Boys will be in
concert on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007,
at 2:30 p.m. at His House Fellow-
ship Church of The Nazarene,
425 S.W. 28th St. in Okeeclhobee.
For information call (863)
763-3519 or (863) 763-7113.


By Stu Beebe
Director of Christian Education,
First United Methodist Church
Happy New Year!
We're getting a lot of that lately.
I always wondered why people
get so wrapped up in New Year's
resolutions. There is always the
need, I suppose, for self-improve-
ment. For a lot of people that
translates into better opportunities
for the coming year.
There is a movie out now
about the story of Esther. This is a
great Bible story as well as a great
adventure. In those days, Ahasuer-
aus Xerxes, ruled over 127
provinces from India to Ethiopia.
He decided to have a little barbe-
cue. This barbecue didn't just
cover the weekend, it lasted SIX
MONTHS! And at the very end of
that party, was a feast lasting for
seven solid days of eating. All the
d6cor was the finest, and the
couches for the guests were made
of gold and silver. The drinks were
served in golden goblets. And
there was a separate feast for the
king's wife Vashti.
On the final day of that final
feast, when the king and all his
cronies were full of wine (and
wind, no doubt), Xerxes sent for
his beautiful wife in order that all
present would see her beauty and
be very, very impressed. Well, as
most of us husbands have been
taught, he should have cleared it
with her first! She said no! And
instead of being very, very proud
because everyone was very, very
impressed, the king was very, very
embarrassed.
Now did you ever notice how
bold and proud the husbands talk
when the wives are not around?
Well that's what happened next.
All of king Xerxes' advisors told
him that he was the king and he
should get rid of her! Today we
would call these people divorce
lawyers. Anyway, that's what
Xerxes did.
And then someone, probably
Bob Barker, told Xerxes that he
should have a beauty contest to
choose the next queen. So he did.
Now there was a man named
Mordecai in this kingdom, and he
was a Jew. He had raised up his
uncle's daughter, Esther, because
she was orphaned, but she was


also very beautiful. So he entered
her in the competition. And she
knocked their eyeballs out. She
became the new queen.
Now this is the wonderful story
that circulates in the head of every
young woman to this day. The dif-
ference is that now the king is
Donald Trump. But in those days,
Mordecai thought it was not wise
to tell the king of Ester's religious
heritage, so she didn't mention it.
And Mortecai gained favor with
the King by exposing a plot to kill
him. The bad guys were hanged,
and it was officially noted. This is
the part where the king and queen
are supposed to waltz off into the
moonlight to the tune of 'A dream
is a wish your heart makes' my
apologies to Walt Disney. But the
Bible, like real life, just doesn't go
like that.
A wicked person named
Haman figured out a way to make
money by selling out the Jews,
and in order to make it legal, had
to get the king's permission.
Haman talked the king into this
seemingly justified decree that
was published. Naturally, the Jews
were horrified.
Mordecai, sent a message to
Esther, who was now the queen,
and prevailed upon her to save her
people. This was not a simple
thing because the law of the king's
chambers was such that, if she
arrived without being summoned,
she could be killed. So she was
risking her own life to do this.
The wonderful point of story of
Ester is that her success as a
queen was nothing compared to
her heritage as a member of the
chosen people of God. And she
could not refuse to do the Lord's
work. And how did she do that?
She had a dinner. (Yes, and in that
grand tradition, we have been
having church dinners ever since.)
In an incredible display of
social chess, she seated the bad
guy and the king at the same table!
I won't spoil the rest of the movie
for you, but the point is this:
Esther didn't confuse material
and social advancement with
duty. She knew that the only way
to prove her true value was to
stand up for her people and her
God.
May God bless all of us with
that same wisdom, through His
son our savior, in the coming year.


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Community Events


Red Cross offering various classes
The American Red Cross-Okeechobee Branch will be holding an
infant/child CPR class on Wednesday, Jan. 17, from 6 until 8 p.m.;
and an adult CPR class on Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 6 until 8 p.m.
To register for one of these classes, call (863) 763-2488.
VFW hosting garage sale
VFW #9528 in Buckhead Ridge will hold their yearly garage sale
on Friday, Jan. 19, and Saturday, Jan. 20, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Bring saleable items to the Post or call (863) 467-2882 or (863) 467-
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First United Methodist Church
Traditional Sunday Worship:
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Regeneration Contemporary Service: 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School: 9:45 a.m.
200 N.W. 2nd Street (863) 763-4021
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Benefit shoot slated for Jan. 20
A sporting clay fun shoot will be held Saturday, Jan. 20, at Quail Creek
Plantation on S.R. 68 E. five miles east of U.S. 441 N. Proceeds from the
event will go to the Children's Miracle Network. Registration will begin at
8 a.m. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., and will be followed by prize
giveaways. Shooter spots and sponsorships are available. For informa-
tion and fees contact Denise Huggins of the Children's Miracle Network
at (877) 575-5437; or, go online to www.quailcreekplantation.com. Reg-
istration can be done online at wwwshandskids.org. Checks should be
made payable to the Children's Miracle Network and mailed to P.O. Box
206, Okeechobee, Fl., 34973. Participants must supply their own shot-
guns, eye and ear protection and ammunition.



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The American Cancer Society Cattle Baron's committee has produced a 2007 past/pres-
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calendar displays a variety of history from Okeechobee County. It consists of people and
places and is a nice stroll down "memory lane." Calendars are only $15 and can be pur-
chased at Quail Creek Plantation, Riverside Bank, Eli's Western Wear, Cowgirl Diva, Rus-
tic Ranch and the Stitchin Post. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. For
information, call (863) 697-2151. Holding the calendars are: (front row, left to right) Sonny
Williamson, Betty Williamson and Teri Sauter; (back row) Maria Fanizzi, Frank Riddle,
Debbie Riddle, Debbie Mathews, Marnie Lauter, Rick Amiet, Carrie Heineman, Teresa
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1) A must see! WATERFRONT! Minutes to Lake 0, 2/1 on 75X110
lot, dock w/ covered picnic, 10X24 screened porch, covered carport,
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2) Nice 2/2 SWMH with additions on the water in Taylor Creek.
New tile in front addition, partially furnished, new seawall. Dock
with Lake access, on best canal. New roof 3/06. Ready to move in.
Asking $149,900. MLS# 92098
3) Bring Offers New carpet, tile and paint in this CBS 3/1 home in
Hi-Lo Acres on 1/2 acre. All it needs is a family. Nice area in the SE
section of town. Call for appointment. Asking $144,900. MLS#
92357.
4) 2 Acres/Reduced! Great Location! 1.62acres Must see 3/2 home
2339 sq ft, Lg great nn/family nn/dining rm & large kitchen.
Detached storage barn 2100 sq. ft.with 3 concrete parking bays.
Country living, close to town/school. Easy access to 1-95. Must seeO
inside, feeling of country living, elem. school within walking dis-
tance.
5) 3 bd 2 ba SWMH w/addition in Brindaban Forest. Don't over-
look this newly renovated immaculate manufactured home with
additions on 1/2 acre. Included are all appliances, workshop, large
shed, screened porch and much more. Vacant and ready for imme-
diate occupancy. $89,900
6) FABULOUS interior in this 3/2 DWIMH East of town. Split plan.
Fruit trees, sprinkler system, storage bldg with elec. Wet bar, huge
island kit., lots of cabinet space. Concrete drive and concrete pads
for all out bldgs. Wood and screened porch.
7) $369,000 Beautiful 3/2/2 home in Blue Heron. New construc-


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suite w/separate shower and hot tub, his/hers closets. Lg Great
Room, vaulted ceilings.....to much to list
8) Take a Look, Beautiful mobile home that shows like a model.
Overlooking a private lake. 1/1 CBS guest house included, also
overlooking the private lake. 2 wall A/C units in house. Yard has
sprinkler system. Asking $157,000. MLS# 91406
9) Nice 2/2 DWM\IH with addition. Priced to sell, this one wiill not
last long. Asking $89,500. Bring Offers
10) REIUCED!! Pristine 3/2 CBS home in homes only sub-
division in the SW section. Home hosts ceramic tile, large
master suite and screen room to enjoy the evenings. New
roof, sprinkler system and much more! Asking $299,900
11) 2.5 Acres Beautifully shaded 2.5 acres hosts a 2/2 DWMH
fenced and crossed fenced, has barn for horses. Fenced in back yard
for dog's etc. Property has very nice pond, lots of beautiful trees.
Asking $199,900. MLS# 92343
12) Don't miss this lovely 3/2 DWMlH w/ attached garage,
inground heated pool and beautiful screened lanai with eating area.
Skylights, roman shower, kitchen nook, island stove, 2 1/2 garage
with golf cart door and private dock and boat lift. $325,000
MLS#90318
13) Inground Pool! Very unique property in Taylor Creek minutes
from Lake Okeechobec- 2 homes a 2/1 and a 1 /1.5 with a inground
pool and patio. Observation deck with a bonus room. Fish cleaning
station, boat dock with lift. 14 Fruit trees. Need to see this! $525,000


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William S. "Bill" Keene, Sr., Broker/Assoc.
Lori Mixon 634-1457
John Pell, G.R.I., Broker/Assoc.
Sharon Johnson 634-6241 Jeri Wilson 634-6056
Mark Goodbread 634-6999
- Sheryl Coonfare 634-1343- Ron Staley 697-6221


TAYLOR CREEK MO.TR-I ATED SELLER!
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1997, appliances, chain line fenced yard on a bedroom plan, master room has Garden
comer lot carport and garage, in ground Tub, Sky lights, Vaulted ceiling, 2-Septic
pool w/wooden deck. split bedroom plan, Tanks,large Oak trees, school dist. Call
front and back porch. MLS#92854 today for further info. MLS#91968


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TOM 3BR/2BA CBS ON 6 ACRES.Oak
Cabinets, Stainless Steel Appliances, Storage
Bldg, Lg Metal Barn & stocked Pond. $599,000
#212A Call Mike 863-697-2166.


SITt ITED ON A 'o- 1CRE- IN FT DRULM BEAUTIFLi.L) REMODELED -P. :'P \ ITERFRON- & REMODELED 3BR/2BA
3BR/2BA Jacobson DWMH w/unique Pool. HOME ON RIM CANAL IN BHR. Covered FULLY FURNISHED HOME. Overlooks
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ing& 2 wells, pond, 2 stall horse barn w/tack mi. screened Patio for your enjoyment $294,900 ground Pool. Ready to move in! $289,900 #204M
.$369,900 #213G Call Bill 863-634-6797 #210E Call Bill 86364-6797 Call Bill 863-634-6797


NICELY MAINTAINED 3BR/2BA DWMH 1 ACRE IN OUSLEY ESTATES @ END OF
w/ NEW METAL ROOF. Deck on back & CUL-DE-SAC w/3BR/2BA Split Plan DWMH
Storage shed. Oversized Lot w/private Lake & &10'x50' Patio w/Pool. Detached24x24Garage
Lake Okeechobee access. $285,000 #2091 Call w/workshop & 10xlO Shed. $205,000 #226A
Mike 863-697-2166 Call Jeri 863-634-6056


COMPLETELY REMODELED 2BR/2BA/2 Lg. "HELLO" TO A GOOD BUYI 3BR/2BA CBS
CAR GARAGE HOME IN KING'S BAY. NEAR Everglades Elem. New Wood Laminate
NEW Kitchen, Tile & Carpet, Screen Patio & nice Floors & Water System. Screen Porch, Wood
landscaping. $139,900 #210J Call Sharon 863- Deck & Lg Storage Bldg.$137,000 #209 Call Lori
634-6241 863-634-1457 www.LoriMixon.com


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4BR/2BA DWMH. 20x30 Wood Deck, Fenced
Back Yard, Strg Bldg & near town. $185,000 #204
Call Lori 863-634-1457 www.LoriMixon.com


SEMINOLE COVE ON QUIET STREET. New
3BR/2BA DWMH anchored in concrete.
Custom window treatments. Community Pool
& Clubhouse. BELOW APPRIASAL $125,000
#221E Call Jeri 863-634-6056


1 ACRE fULL. FENCED ,, 'BR, 2B. \lIH
w/2 Large Additions & 2 Remodeled Bathrooms.
2 Metal Bldgs w/roll down doors for
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REDUCED FOR QUICK SALE FROM
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& Office. Large garage/workshop. Corrugated
roof. Seawall full length of back property. #216D
Call Sheryl 863-634-1343


Georgetown Elite
* Owner Suite w/Access To a Sundeck
* Split Plan
* Large Bedrooms
- 2 Car Garage
* Stylish Large Kitchen
* 9' Ceilings
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Don Renfranz, Inc.'s Taylor Creek Real Estate
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Phone: (863)763-7312 Fax (863)763-7317 Email: taylorre@strato.net
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pato! "Neat as a pin" 1980 2/2 mobile on Call Don Renfranz / Realtor
uckhead canal! Compare! Best deal in
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441 north in Lake Montaza Estates with 330' frontage on 441. This
land has a lot of potential for development. Positioned in a quiet
remote area that is perfect for the outdoorsy type that like living
a quiet lifestyle. Asking $250,000. To view this listing call Shelly
at 863-634-5294.
Looking for a vacant lot in Brentwood Estates? We may have
the right place for you. It is in a beautiful secluded culdesac lot
surrounded by plenty of tall oak trees, ideal for a person who
loves the outdoors. It is the perfect location to build a home or
even raise a family.
170' X 220' building lot in Country Meadows. Asking only $60,000.
Seven large Multi-Family lots in great location. East side of
town, Just off HWY 710 near Everglades Blvd. Asking $1,000,000
call Elbert at 863-634-7460.
18.95 Beautiful acres in the NE section. Call Joe to see this
acreage. Recently reduced to $426,375.

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realty group, LILC

Melissa Arnold: 863-610-2280 Lisa Molyneaux: 863-697-1261
Joe Arnold: 863-610-1639 Shelly Batton: 863-634-5294
Office: 863-763-8851 Ra


FULL SERVICE REALTOR
4251 HwY. 441 S. 863-634-5588
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Reduced!!!! Fisherman Paradise in Buckhead
Ridge. 3/2 Mobile Home with fireplace. Huge
lot with and lake access and private ramp. Also
includes a very nice cleaning station. Asking
only $150,000.00. Bring all offers. Call Joe at
863-610-1639.


A CHARMING NEW HOME IN BRENTWOOD
ESTATES (2140 Sq. Ft living area) quietly nestled in a
secluded neighborhood. This 4Bd/3 bath CBS home has
many upgrades throughout, including but not limited to
plumbing fixtures, cabinets, tops, and flooring. Call or
come by today for a complete description or let one of
our Sales Associates show you this beauty up close.
Asking $419,500.00


"If you are interested in listing your property, give us a call. We
are currently seeking new listings. Call us to discuss the sale of
your property!"


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At the Movies

The following movies are now
showing at the Brahman Theatres
Ill.
Movie times for Friday, Jan. 5,
through Thursday, Jan. 11, are as
follows:
Theatre I -"Pursuit of Happy-
ness" (PG-13) Showtimes: Friday
at 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday and Sun-
day at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9 p.m. Mon-
day at 3 and 7 p.m. Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday at 2,
4:15, 7 and 9 p.m.
Theatre II- "Holiday" (PG-13}
Showtimes: Friday at 7 and 9:15
p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 2,
4:15, 7 and 9:20 p.m. Monday at 3
and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday at 2, 4:15, 7 and
9:20 p.m.
Theatre III "Night at the
Museum"(PG) Showtimes: Friday
at 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday and Sun-
day at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9 p.m. Mon-
day at 3 and 7 p.m. Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday at 2,
4:15, 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

Center offers
parenting classes
The Pregnancy Resource Cen-
ter, 1505 S. Parrott Ave., Suite D,
offers a continuous ten-week free
parenting class on Mondays from
7 until 8 p.m. at New Endeavor
High School, 575 S.W. 28th St. The
school is located across the street
from Osceola Middle School. For
information, call Al Jaquith at
(863) 462-5000, ext. 282, or (863)
763-0437.

Foster parents
desperately needed
Okeechobee is in desperate
need of people willing to provide
foster children a normal family life
with nutritious meals, good daily
care and a stimulating environ-
ment. Foster parents may be mar-
ried, divorced or single. Their most
important characteristic is that
they are caring individuals who
understand the problems and
needs of foster children. For infor-
mation call (800) 403-9311.

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 youth 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 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 receiv-
ing 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.

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 County need
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 Lisa Coleman at
(863) 462-5863.


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CAMERA, on Sat., 12/30 at
Sports Complex. Call to iden-
tify. (863)634-6949
LEATHER JACKET- Super
Bowl XXXVIIII (39) vic of Par-
rot & 6th Ave. Call to ID con-
tents (863)357-7591


CAMERA CASE, Grayish color
w/2 Camera's inside. Lost on
12/24 in area of Micco Bluff &
Hwy. 98. (321)639-7456
CAT- Female, White w/brown
spots. Vic. of R Bar Estates.
Around Christmas. Please
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of McDonald's on Hwy. 70.
Dearly missed. Reward! Pis.
call 863-261-7053/261-4484
How do you find a job In
today's competitive
market? hIn the employ-
ment section of the clas-
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BEAGLE (f) Spayed & her 3
lab/beagle mix male pups
(born 6/13/06) need loving
homes (239)425-7016
BICYCLES- Adult, 1 is Road
Bike & 1 Hybrid, In storage
for 7 years to nice to throw
out. (863)946-0964
FIREWOOD, 6 pickup loads,
cut from 16" to 3', cut in pile,
You haul. (863)635-1096
JACK RUSSELL/DASCHUND
MIX, 6 mos. old, male, to good
home only. (863)357-1956 or
(863)824-2742


Employment -
Full-Time 205
Employment -
Medical 210
Employment -
Part-Time 215
Employment
Wanted 220
Job Information 225
Job Training 227
Sales 230



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


CHAIN SAW ARTIST needs
assistant, Must be able to
travel, finish sculptures & sell
at shows. Salary negotiable.
Call (518)260-7605


Professional
GUITAR TEACHER
needed. Apply at
Okeechobee Music Store
909 South Parrott Avenue


OFFICE WORK, sales & mar-
keting. Books and Micro-
soft Office required. CEECO,
Okeechobee 863-357-0798
RANCH WORKER NEEDED
Full Time, Weekly Pay.
Call Dave @ (863)634-1118
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any Item you may be sell-
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Immediate Openings CNAs
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
All shifts: Full/Part Time. Good Benefits.
Apply In Person To:
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CDL DELIVERY PROFESSIONAL
MASCHMEYER CONCRETE IS HERE
IN OKEECHOBEE COUNTY!
COME JOIN OUR TEAM OF HIGHLY TRAINED DELIVERY
PROFESSIONALS. IF YOU HAVE A CDL A OR B FOR
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Visit our website at www.Maschmeyer.com
Apply in person at 1651 Highway 98 North,
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Resumes accepted, fax 561-848-1501.


EXPERIENCED COOK
($15.00 HR. TO START)
SERVERS
(AM/PM SHIFT)
HOSTESS
BUFFET ATTENDANT
BUSPERSON
For Busy Restaurant
Apply Within
1111 S. Parrot Ave.
SALES CONSULTANT
Auto Sales Exp. Required,
Good Commission Pay Plan,
Ford Dealer
Okeechobee Motor Co.
(863)763-2121
Join al the people who
say, "1 sold It the clas-
saflmos."


Newspaper Carriers Needed
For Okeechobee Area. Call
Mike 800-932-2489 Ext: 3583
Please Leave Message


WANTED: Someone to clean
RV trailer once a week,
Okeechobee area. Call Pete
at 561-723-1690.
WOULD YOU LIKE
SOME HELP?
Keeping You Independent
with Dignity & Respect,
CN as needed.
Call Fran at (863)467-5207


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Money Lenders 310
Tax Preparation 315




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true, chances are that it is.
If you have questions or
doubts about any ad on
these pages, we advise that
before responding or send-
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you check with the Better
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numbers may require an
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long distance toll costs. We
will do our best to alert our
reader of these charges in
the ads, but occasionally
we may not be aware of the
charges. Therefore, if you
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products and services.


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IBu.ies


With Flowers
Bakery of
Okeechobee.
$650 800
Weekly
EOE


Services



Babysitting 405
Child Care Neded 410
Child Care Offered415
Instruction 420
Services Offered425
Insurance 430
Medical Services435


S PAULINE'S
CLEANING
SERVICE
Residential &
Commercial
(863)467-6379


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



JACK'S TOP SOIL
Fill Dirt/Shell Rock
& Bob Cat work.
Call 863-467-4734


JOHN'S TOWING
Now has a 50 Ton Landoll
with a 20,000 Ib. winch.
Great for moving equipment,
containers & large sheds.
Call 863-763-7976

Merchandise



Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Bicycles 530
Books & Magazines 535
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
Toys & Games 730
VCRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740




AC W/HEAT- Central package
unit, 3.5 ton, York, never in-
stalled, $1500.
(561)447-6538
Heating & Air Unit, outdoor,
Carrier, 3 ton, good working
condition, $600.
(317)446-1469


DEEP FREEZER, Frigidaire,
small, white, $75 firm.
(863)357-5773
DISHWASER, Kenmore,
bisque color, $125.
863-634-7883
DRYER: Kenmore, used but
works great! $50.
863-673-2284
DRYER, we are relocating and
will be selling our belong-
ings, $250. (863)983-8874
FLAVOR WAVE OVEN: Very
good condition. As Seen On
TV. $50. (863)675-3401
KENMORE WASHER & ROP-
ER DRYER- both like new
condition, asking $350 for
the pair (863)763-8522
MICROWAVE w/ cart $20,
will sell separate
(863)763-3982
REFRIGERATOR: GE, like new,
free delivery. $95. Call
863-675-8937.


SHOW TIME ROTISSERIE &
Bar-B-Que: As Seen On TV:
Very good. $50. or
863-675-3401 LaBelle area
STOVE- Hotpoint, like new,
$125 (863)612-5457,


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i&J BUILDING CONTRACTORS
LICENSE #QB49109
'" Screen Rooms Carports
S Room Additions Florida Rooms
Garages Seawalls
Ernest Lancaster (8631) 634-2044


STOVE- GE, Electric, 30" self
cleaning, white, like new,
used 6 month's, New $450
asking $185 (863)467-2040
STOVE, Kenmore, bisque col-
or, flat top, $200.
(863)634-7883
WASHER & DRYER- $160 or
will separate (239)245-0527
WASHER & DRYER- Roper, 3
months old, $250 will sell
separate (863)677-0459
WASHER/DRYER COMBO
UNIT: Combomatic 6200,
Energy Splendid. $175.
863-673-2284



MICROWAVE, Samsung,
1.1kw, exc. cond. $20
(863)467-8681


BICYCLES, 12 speed Mon-
oose mountain & BMX type
80 will sep. (863)467-2573



POPULAR MAGAZINES Box
of old & new. $35/will separ-
ate. Call 863-634-7765.



FURRING STRIPS, 20 bun-
dles, $150 for all, or will
separate. (863)983-2002

Shutters &
Gutters, Inc.
Profsional
Sfhuters & Snl :
Rain Gutem -
Licensed & Insured
863.763.5650
863.634.7145
1551 N.W. 24th
Drive
Okeechobee
License #765


DRESSES (24): Women's,
large size. $240 for all or will
sell separately. Call
863-763-3982 before noon.
FORMAL GOWN, Light sea
green, size 8, never worn,
with tags. $40
(863)634-5038


ELVIS RECORD & SOUVENIR
COLLECTION: Approx. 44 yrs.
old. Rare items. $1000 all or
best offer. 863-824-3358
HUMMEL COLLECTION, 8
pcs. purchased in Germany,
$695 or best offer.
(863)357-3639



COMPUTER DESK- large, with
adjustable height, good con-
dition $50 or best offer
(561)676-0427
COMPUTER- Flat screen,
DVD, CD burner, Windows
XR $200 (239)245-0527


BEDRM SUITE: Qu. Sz., Rustic
Ranch, Brand new! Paid
$3800, Now $1000. Must go
by 1/9th (863)634-9634
BEDROOM SET- Solid Light
Wood, King Size Pillow Top
Mattress, $1900 or best of-
fer (863)357-5883
BUNK BED, almost new condi-
tion, $150. (863)983-4940
BUNK BED- Red Metal, Single
Top, Full bottom, exc cond.,
$150 or best offer
(863)634-8795
BUNK BED SET- w/2dressers,
mattresses, ladder, built in
desk, $600 or best offer
(863)467-9805
CHEST, 6 drawer, 48" tall, 20"
wide, exc. cond. $25
(863)467-8681
CHILDS BED- with a slide and
tent, camoflauge, paid $500
asking $200 brand new
(863)673-0647
COMPUTER DESK,
41"wx20"dx56"h, $50.
(863)635-3914
COUCH, Green, French Provin-
cial, good cond. $20
(863)763-8518
DINING ROOM TABLE: 40x72,
lass top, with 6 chairs.
150.863-467-4871
DINING ROOM TABLE- Smoke
glass, with 4 chairs, Like
new. $500. (863)234-3470
DINING TABLE: 64x36 rectan-
gle, w/4 Chairs, $100 or best
offer. Call 863-634-7765.
DR Sets (2): 1 w/6 chairs, 1 w/
8 chairs. BR set: King sz, 2
night stands, dresser, lamps.
$1250.863-983-6319
DRESSER- Natural Pine, 5
Drawers, Good cond., $30 or
best offer (863)634-8795
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, 3
piece, cherry stained, wood,
9' long, holds 27" Nv. $200 or
best offer. (863) 697-0241.
GLIDER CHAIRS- 2, PVC high-
back cushioned w/ottomans.
$150. Will separate.
(863)467-8607


PATIO- 5 piece wicker style, 2
chairs, 1 rocker, loveseat &
table w/storage, $350
(863)697-2704
PATIO/PORCH TABLE- 36",
Round, White. $40.
(863)467-8607
SOFA, LEATHER, Brown, $300
or best offer. (863)634-9634
Must go by January 9th.


RECLINER, Light brown leath-
er, like new, from Rooms to
Go. Pd. $700, asking $300
(863)763-7161
SOFA, Exc. cond., taupe, $150
(863)946-3822
SOFA SECTIONAL, 3 pc. set
w/Sleeper & Recliner. Light
beige pattern. Excellent con-
dition. $525. (863)357-5754
SWIVEL ROCKER/RECLINER:
High back, beige. $150.
(863)357-8788
WALL UNIT- 3 Piece w/glass
doors, large, $100
(863)612-5457



GOLF CART: Yamaha, gas, 4
stroke, runs good. $895.
863-610-1120


ANTINIO ZOLI: 20 ga mag,
over/under, 28" bbl, full/mod
single trigger, full engraved re-
ceiver. $475. 937-215-0307.
IVER JOHNSON "Cattleman": 45
cal, 51/2 bbl. Exc cond. Single
action revolver. Blue w/ brass
frame. $375.937-215-0307
LLAMA PISTOL, MiniMax II,
45 auto., 10 shot, 2 clips,
satin chrome, like new. $500
(863)763-7161
PISTOLS (2) 25 & 380 auto-
matic. $350 for both, will
sep. (502)931-8101
RIFLE- Marlin 883SS, 22 mag-
num Simmons 4-12x40
scope in box $350.
(863)763-4961



WEIGHT SYSTEM- Wider Pro
4250, new in box, never
used, $250 (863)677-0459



Heating & Air Unit, outdoor,
Carrier, 3 ton, good working
condition, $600.
(317)446-1469
PROPANE HEATER, Large,
20,000 btu, covers very large
area, Comfort Glow, like new.
$55 (863)675-0104


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


BEDSIDE COMMODE- New,
$45. (863)357-2891 Leave
message


CELL PHONE: Cingular, 6
months old, very nice phone
w/ camera, good shape.
$100. 863-697-8256
GATSBY WHIRLPOOL TUB -
Rectangular, seats 4. Kept in-
side, great condition. W/Cover.
$1200. 863-843-0913 Lv msg
GUARD RAILS- approx 200
(+/-), 13'6", $2500 or best
offer (863)763-7831
TRANSFER PUMP- New, 2",
Extra motor & pump. $200.
(863)697-9704



CUSTOM BUILT GUITAR
CABINET- 77"T x 42"W, 2
solid doors & shelf, $350 or
best offer(561)633-1371
GUITAR- JOHNSON Acoustic,
Black, excellent tone, seldom
used, like new, soft case,
$95 (863)634-9316
SAXOPHONE, alto, $200.
(863)614-2511
YAMAHA PIANO Upright,
very good cond., $300
(863)675-4212


ANGEL FISH- $5.00
(863)357-1365
DOBERMAN- 2 years old, full
blooded, $250
(863)763-8261
INDIAN RING NECK PARA-
KEET- with cage, to good
home only, $100
(863)610-0089
JACK RUSSEL PUPS- (3),
CKC reg., Call for details
(863)634-3457
KITTEN- Great Christmas Gift
M, orange tabby/white, litter
trained, 1st shot's, will hold
$15. (443)262-2740
PARAKEET: 0Only $10!
863-763-4088



SURROUND SOUND- Brand
new in box. Valued @
$2500. Asking $600.
(863)675-3228


BIG SCREEN IV- RCA, in ex-
cellent condition, beautiful
picture, $600
(863)357-1430


SONY- 32", P-in-R Great pic-
ture. New $1600. Asking
$225. (863)467-8504
TV: Sanyo, 24" Flat Screen
Tube, only 2 yr old, perfect
cond. $80. (863)447-1841


WOOD SPLITTER- 20 ton,
splits wood up to 18" long.
very good condition $500
(863)763-7584


...ENNA


2 Bdrm., 1'/2Ba. Annual lease.
No pets. 1st, last & sec. dep.
$750 mo. (863)697-1129
KINGS BAY- 2br,1lba duplex,
full appliances, no smoking,
no pets, $750/mo, 1st, last,
sec, Call 772-283-2438
leave msg. or
postmac@bellsouth.net


BUCKHEAD RIDGE: Six 8th St.
3br/2ba, waterfront, C/A, city
. water. $950/mth, 1st & last.
863-634-0663
HOME FOR RENT
Buckhead Ridge home for rent
Spacious 3/21730sf, LR, FR,
Formal Dining Room. Eat bar
in kitchen with Lake Access,
and fish cleaning station.
$1000/mth, $1000 deposit.
863-634-5236


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BARBIE BIG WHEELS- (2) $20
(863)763-3982


WANTED: FLORIDA ART
A.E. Backus, J. Hutchinson
H. Newton, G. Buckner, E.
Buckner, L. Roberts, A. Hair,
R A. McClendon, S. Newton,
BIG $$ (772)562-5567
WATERFRONT LOT, Wanted in
Treasure Isle or on Taylor
Creek. Call Curtis
561-801-1871

Agriculture



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




BALES OF HAY, 100 bales,
$200. or will sell separate.
(863)763-1370


HORSE TRAILER- '91, Hart, 3
stalls, small tac room in
back. Large stock room.
$2000. (863)201-3492
SADDLES- 2, TexTan circa
'1945, approx 14.5" trees.
Some extras. $800. Will
separate. (772)416-6627
WESTERN SADDLE, Black, Ex-
cellent. $200.
(502)931-8101



RIDING MOWER, Craftsman,
15hp, 42" cut, hydro/auto
trans., motor will run, parting
out, $50. (863)697-2033
RIDING MOWER: Dixon, 42"
with 15.5hp Craftsman new
motor. Left side needs adjust-
ment. $350 (239)986-0296
RIDING MOWER, Murray
12hp, runs perfect, needs
battery. $125
(239)986-0296


STOCK TRAILER- Bumper Pull
Angle Iron with cattle door
$900 (863)357-1365


Rentals |



Apartments 905
Business Places 910
Commercial
Property 915
Condos/
Townhouses Rent920
Farm Property -
Rent 925
House Rent 930
Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rent 945
Roommate 950
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
Rent 960



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, or email
vldp~(surfinthenet.net
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
OKEECHOBEE, 2BR, 28A 2
Story Villa w/privacy fence.
all appl's, monthly or sea-
sona, must have reference.
863-763-2416 or 447-0925
OKEECHOBEE: Lg lbr, partly
furn. In town, water access to
lake, No pets, $750/mo + util.
1st& sec. (863)634-0322
TAYLOR CREEK CONDOS:
1 br/1ba, partially furnished.
Cal for details.
561-352-4243


RESTAURANT SPACEFOR
RENT 5800 sq.ft.in
Okeechobee County, just
outside of town. Heavy Traffic
Area. Call for more
information. (561)662-3169
twbird49@aol.com



DOWN TOWN OKEECHOBEE:







Okeechobee News, Saturday, January 6, 2007 13


IN TOWN- 3BR/2BA, Laundry
rm., porch, no dogs & smkg,
garage, lawn ser. $1500 mo.,
st, last & sec.(941)504-3954
IN TOWN- Newly Renovated
2BR/2BA, porch, lawn ser, No
dogs or smkg. $850/mo. 1st,
last& sec. (941)504-3954
OKEE: 3 BR, 2 BA, Waterfront,
1 car garage, $1200 mo. +
1st mo.g& sec. Possible rent to
own, $149,900. Owner/Agent
Call Charles 863-634-0584
bullwad@aol.com
OKEECHOBEE: 2br/2ba CBS,
NA/C, all appliances. 406 NE 7th
St. $850/mo. 1st, last & $500
sec. req'd. (863)467-5965
OKEECHOBEE- 3/2/1 Ever-
glade Estates, tile throughout,
$1395/mo, 1st & sec, No pets
561-248-3888/863-599-0156
OKEECHOBEE: 3213 SE 24th
St. 3br/2ba, waterfront, C/A,
city water. $950/mth, 1st &
last. 863-634-0663
OKEECHOBEE, 3br, lba, Lg
yard, inside city limits, $900.
mo. + Util. 1st & Last mo.
sec. dep. (863)990-3294
OKEECHOBEE, 3br, 2ba, 2 car
garage, cathedral ceilings,
quiet neighborhood..
(863)467-2541
Unfurnished, 2/2,
Dock & Boat Ramp
$950 mo. plus 1st & last
(561)644-7274

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Real Estate



Business Places-
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property Sale 1010
Condos/
Townhouses Sale1015
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection1060
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080




OAK LAKE, lbr, 1ba. Apt. on a
corner $82,500 or best offer.
Will sell fast! 863-634-5628
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-BRAND NEW OFFICES-
Located on West side of new Furn
Courthouse. Now Available.
Call Judy at (863)467-0831 BUC
Great Location! flo2a,
OFFICE new
SPACES w/spi
(1) 450 S.E downstairs & Pr
(1) 900 S.F. upstairs. Close
proximity to new court P
house. 863-763-4740 D
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Office Space Needs a Build screw
Out. 2,000 Sq. Ft. Could fruit
be ready within 6 months. h
(863)467-0831

One man's %ash I anot- KEE
er man's treasure. TH OKE:
youp trash to treaso 12x17
with an ad in the class- newr
fieds. $147,1




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, FSBO, Beautiful Home,
rner Lot. Oncanal. Over
30 sq ft under air, white
k fireplace, enclosed hot
n, lanai, 2 storage sheds,
ment drive. Boat house
above deck & pontoon.
Many other opts.
praisal was $210,000.
Asking $185,000.
liture package available.
Call (863)763-8174
HEADD RIDGE- 2+bd,
waterfront, pool, jacuzzi,
ida room, screen room,
medal roof, fenced yard
rinkler, Owner motivated,
ce reduced $149,000
(863)763-1673
possiblee Rent to Own
IXIE RANCH ACRES,
R/2BA CB Home, large
eened room, 2.5 acres,
trees, neatly landscaped,
horses ok. $240,000.
(863)824-8793 or
(863)634-3763
: Like new, '00 dbl wide,
7 deck, 3br/2ba, furn,
oof. Owner going north.
500.863-763-2990


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Best Waterfront View in BHRI Custom home, 4/2, corner,
cul-de-sac, on canal /4 ml from locks, no homes behind. New
roof, deck. Boathouse, dock, seawall, screened patio, new
kitchen & appl's., laundry & new W/D, pantry w/freezer, new
carpet up, tiled down. Mudroom & Ig. workshop.
Fruit & n ice landscaping. Partially fenced.
Central NA/C. Sprinkler. $299,000.
Waterfront BHR. Attractive, SWMH w/large CBS addition,
Truss Roof, 2/1. Laundry with W/D & storage. Lg. carport.
Shed, seawall, room for boat, easy access to Lake. New
appl's., ample parking. Fully furnished. Central NC. $139,000.
Motivated seller. (863)357-6699/(954)540-3706

TREASURE ISLAND, Waterfront Duplex,
double lot w/access to Taylor Creek,
completely fenced, with screened rooms
& new wood deck. $239,000.
Call Dan (863)357-3900


HOME FOR SALE
Buckhead Ridge, Spacious
3/21730 sf, LR, FR, Formal
dining room, kitchen w/island
eat bar. Lake access with sea-
wall and fish cleaning station.
Owner Financing available.
$185,500. 863-634-5236
HOME FOR SALE
Exceptional Value! New 2 bed-
room 2 bath in Buckhead
Ridge. Ready to move in. City
water and sewer. Room to
park boat or RV in yard.
$99,500. Call 863-467-8384.
SEMINOLE COVE-
Ready to move in.
$82,000.
Call 870-931-4691.



OKEE. 3br/1.5 ba. New Kit,
Bath, Tile, Carpet & Paint. 2
car carport. Lg Oaks. S E 23rd
St. $280,000. (561)346-4692

PRIME
WATERFRONT

REAL ESTATE

FOR SALE OR
RENT

(863)467-8683
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Mobile Homes Sale 2020




BUCKHEAD RIDGE- 2br, 2ba
dbl wide, CA, heat, No pets,
Yearly lease, $650/mo
$1200 sec (863)763-4031
OKEE., 3br, 2ba, CBS Family/
Rm. $650. mo. + last &
sec. Ref. include city water.
(561)346-4646 or 346-4692
OKEECHOBEE- Waterfront
2BR, 1.5BA on lake, Fully
furnished, exc. cond. Dock,
patio, Ig. storage, community
pool. (55 & older). $85,000
Lease option available.
(561)202-7702



OKEE.- 2br, lba, Insulated 10
x 36 FL/Rm, 13 x 46 Carport,
Laundry/Rm, Furnished, Shed,
$19,500. neg. (863)467-0284
TREASURE ISLAND
3br, 2ba, lake access, quiet
area, $700/mo., 1st., last &
sec dep. (561)743-4331


I Houses Sale


OKEECHOBEE, 2BR/28A,
14x70, with lot, w/FL room,
car port & utility shed.
Very sharp & clean.
$95,000 neg. Oasis Village,
55+ community. Call for
appt. (863)763-8342

Recreation


Boats 3005
Campere/RVs 3010
Jet Ski.s 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles 3030
Sport Vehicles. ATVs 3035



BASS BOAT- '88, 16' Lowe,
40hp Johnson, With galva-
nized trailer. $3500. or best
offer. (863)763-3660
BOW RIDER, 17ft., w/70hp
Johnson, trailer. $750
(863)447-0270
COBIA MODEL 244, '00-
250hp Yamaha, salt water
series, Loadmaster tandem
alum trailer, & equipment,
$25,000 (561)261-9393 aft
5pm
FOUR WINNS BOAT- 17', 115
Merc. Rebuilt mech. sound
w/traller. Needs TLC. $2500.
(239)826-5966 Cell
Ranger 520VX, '01, 225hp
Evin., 101 Ib: thrust trolling
mtr., lack plate, steel prop,
GPS map w/depth & fish
finder, charger sys., bimini
top, dbl axle trir & much
more.He3!th problems, Must
Sell! $18,900. NADA value
$24,000.Call (863)634-6134
STARCRAFT '83- with trailer,
90 hp Johnson motor,
$2000 (863)763-0728
TRAVELER '87, 16ft, fiber-
lass, 60hp motor & trailer.
1200 (863)763-8518


CHALLENGER- '99 made by
Damon, 32 ft., w/ slide out,
oak cabinets, A/C & Heat,
Like new, Must sell
(863)763-4464 ask for Bill


Electricity Booster & Surge
Protector: Hughes 30 Amp.
Auto Former. $275.
863-610-1120
RV BOUNDER, '87, 35', 41.5k
ml. New tires, awning & Frig.
Screen/Rm. Lots ext/int stor-
age, $8000. (863)675-2339
SCREEN ROOM- Zips to 35'
motor home awning. Paid
$600 asking $200
(863)610-1964

Time to clean out the
attic, basement and/or
garage? Advertise your
yapd sale In the classl-
fleds and make your
clean un a breeze


ROYALS INTER'L- 40', 2 slide
outs. Rear kit. Corian tops.
New carpet/blinds. $14,500.
(828)890-3202 or 691-2425



BOAT MOTOR, Johnson Evin-
rude, 14hp. OMC. Runs
great. $700 (863)763-7609
STAINLESS STEEL PROP- for
Johnson or Evinrude, 13.5 x
22 $110 (270)210-9385



ANCHORS, Fenders, outrig-
gers, $50 for all or will sep-
arate. (863)674-0281


DIRT BIKE- '02 Honda XR80R,
Excellent condition. $1000.
Firm. (863)634-2475
HARLEY DAVIDSON FLHTCU,
'90, black w/red trim, exc.
cond., 1 owner, runs good,
$8500 firm. (863)467-5865



BUGGY- 6' high deck, 3 dog
cages, 10 spd man/stand
trans, 50" tires, $2500
(863)509-3539/227-0175


HOLIDAY RAMBLER- '89, Im-
peral 28' $1000
(813)892-7868


Automobiles



Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Construction
Equipment 4025
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks 4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
Vans 4070



BUICK LASABRE- '94, One
Owner, 59 K, good cond.,
Burgendy $3500
(863)675-2551
FORD T-BIRD '94 & Mercury
Cougar '88, excellent body,
bad motors, have motors.
$600 neg. (561)676-0427
JEEP WRANGLER YJ'89: Low mile-
age on rebuilt engine, 34" tires, 4"
t, new AC kit in box, good cond.
$6500.863-467-7123
Lincoln Mark VI- '83, 302 en-
Line, runs but needs work,
300 (863)635-3025 Iv
msg.
LINCOLN TOWNCAR 1986,
A/C, Excellent condition. Gar-
age kept. $900 or best offer.
(772)618-0607 Ft. Pierce.
PONTIAC GRAND AM 1990:
Only 36,000 original miles.
$1800. 863-228-1094


DODGE RAMCHARGER- 5.2,
V-8, Good condition. Many
extra mopar parts. $2500. or
best offer. (239)369-9725
GMC DUALLY 4X4, '94- Crew
cab, 6.5 diesel turbo, runs,
$2000 (863)509-3539 or
(863)227-0175
RUNNING GEAR- 4 WD Drive,
5 Ton Truck, $2500
(863)675-9237


GAS CLUB CAR '95 Recondi-
tioned. $1695.863-675-1472


GOLF CART, 4 passenger, ex-
cellent shape, $1200.
(863)946-3822/954-646-32



CAR MOTOR- Ford, 302 High
output. Used. $600.
(863)983-2002
CHEVY TRANSMISSION- 4
speed, w/clutch and fly-
wheel, $450 (863)697-3895
CHILTON REPAIR MANU-
ALS(3): Truck 1986-90, Car
1989-93, Car 1975-82. $45
will sep. 863-763-0625
FAN MOTOR, for 1995 Saturn,
new in a box, $10.
(863)614-2511
HARD TOP & full steel doors
for '87-'95 Jeep Wrangler
Wide J. Good cond. $800. or
best offer (863)983-5385
HITCH & SWAY BARS- $100
(270)210-9385
MOPAR ENGINES, & Parts. All
for $2000. or best offer.
(239)369-9725 Lee
MOPAR PARTS: Carbs, blocks,
trans, manifolds cranks,
rods, other parts. $1500 will
sep. 239-745-5168 Chris
PICKUP TOOLBOX: Fits Dodge
Dakota '94 '04. Black UWS
diamond plate. $100 neg.
863-763-0852.
TIRES (4): NTB, brand new,
excellent condition. $300.
863-467-3051.
TIRES (4) Super Swamper
LTB, 34 10/50 17's. $450.
(863)697-0845
TIRES(6): 35x1250x16.5, Su-
per Swamper TSL Radials, 4
w/ good tread, 2 spares.
$300 neg. 863-634-1890.
TOOLBOX, Aluminum, for
small truck. $75
(863)357-5754


CAMPER TOP- ARE Fiber-
9lass, Fits 99-current Chevy
ilverdo 6.5 bed. $600. Neg.
Call (863)634-6523
CHEVY '83, '/2Ton, 350 auto.,
2wd, new motor, only 36K
mi. Must see! $1100 neg.
(863)763-0852
FORD F250- '94, 4x4, Runs
good. $2000. or best offer.
63-253-2477


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small block, 4 speed With
low 1st gear, $1000.
(863)634-5421
FORD F350- '89, Diesel, 4
door, 5 speed, 4 new tires.
A/C works. $4700. or trade
for F250 (863)673-6819.
FORD F350 DUALLY '90, 460
engine, Gas, runs good.
$2500. See at: 6420 Hwy. 98
N. Okee 863-697-2434
FORD RANGER- '97, Good
Cond., runs good, $2000
(863)675-8104 Iv msg.
TOYOTA- '94, Good condition.
$2500. (863)835-3476


FORD EXPLORER SPORT- '91,
2 door, needs work, runs,
$1000 or best offer
(561)255-0162


REESE TRAILER HITCH- load
leveler, complete, $125
(863)467-4328


CHEVY, '94, Excellent running
condition. Very dependable.
$900. or best offer.
(863)675-3228
DODGE CARAVAN- '94, 3.3L,
V-6, Runs good. $750. or
best offer.(863)634-8671
DODGE CONVERSION VAN
'94, 74k, new Michelin LTX
tires, tv, exc. cond. $5300
(863)610-1108
FORD '92, 15 passenger, Club
Wagon, good running cond.
$3000 (863)467-1655
TOWN & COUNTRY '05, 28k,
take over payments.
$395/mo. (863)467-6379




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