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Display your veggies
at the upcoming fair
A peek at our local papers
shows that interest in the first
ever Okeechobee County Fair
is beginning to grow. County
fairs are a fun way to have a
great time, but also can be a
nice way to strut your stuff.
At this year's first ever Fair,
I've been asked to help coordi-
nate the exhibits and entries of
our local garden enthusiasts.
Vegetables from your home
garden will be the emphasis
on this year's horticultural
divisions. With a good turnout
of both exhibitors and
helpers, the Fair will expand in
future years to include other
kinds of garden gdodies,,such
as foliage and flowers.
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OMS enjoys wild year
Jane Stough's sixth grade reading class started the
year on a wild note, with wildlife officers Chris Douglas
and Sean Smith visiting along with a baby alligator. Mrs.
Stough is seen with Matthew Macias, meeting the alli-
gator face to face. Welcome back OMS students and
staff! OMS upcoming events: Jan. 8, Home Basketball v.
Gifford Middle, at 4:30 and 6 p.m.; Jan. 10, report card
day; and, Jan. 11, OMS basketball will play Oslo Middle
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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
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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 obligations.
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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Monday: Considerable cloudiness with a chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms. The high will be in the upper 70s with
southwest wind at 5 to 10 mph becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the
afternoon. The chance of rain is 40 percent.
Monday night: Considerable cloudiness with isolated showers in
the evening and then partly cloudy after midnight and cooler with
the low around 50. The wind will be northwest at 5 to 10 mph. The
chance of rain is 20 percent.
Extended forecast
Tuesday: Partly sunny and cooler with the high in the upper 60s
with northwest wind at 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday night: Mostly clear and colder with the low around 40.
Wednesday and Wednesday night: Partly cloudy with the high in
the upper 60s and the low in the lower 50s.


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. 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. California Blvd.,
in Port St. Lucie. For information, call (772) 785-5804.


- 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.;
S. .* 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-
2840 for pick up.


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Display your veggies at the fair


By Dan Culbert
Extension Horticulture Agent
A peek at our local papers
shows that interest in the first
ever Okeechobee County Fair is
beginning to grow. County fairs
are a fun way to have a great
time, but also can be a nice way
to strut your stuff.
At this year's first ever Fair, I've
been asked to help coordinate
the exhibits and entries of our
local garden enthusiasts. Vegeta-
bles from your home garden will
be the emphasis on this year's
horticultural divisions. With a
good turnout of both exhibitors
and helpers, the Fair will expand
in future years to include other
kinds of garden goodies, such as
foliage and flowers.
If you would like to know
more about how to grow vegeta-
bles, next Saturday, Jan. 13th I
will be part of an open house at
Varri Green Farm, one of our
local vegetable farms. Our new
FYN program assistant, Angela
Sachson, will also be at the
Thursday night Main Street
Farmer's Market to give out good
gardening gleanings.
You can stop by and ask us
more about how to get ready for
the Fair. At that time, copies of
the rules and entry forms will be
available to guide local garden-
ers on their way to a blue ribbon
or purple rosette.

Farm tour
& Farmer's Market
Last spring I wrote an article
on organic gardening, and fea-
tured a local organic farm. Sal
and Holly have been working
hard at Varri Green Farm to pro-
duce "produce" without the use
of chemical pesticides and fertil-
izers. Their farm is designed to
meet the increased desires of
consumers for locally grown
healthy food, and is based on a
concern for sustainable agricul-
ture.
A farm tour will be held this
coming Saturday at the Varri-
Green Farm, from 10 a.m. until 4
p.m. Besides getting a chance to
see what organic vegetable pro-
duction looks like, there will be
products to taste, music to sooth
the soul and presentations on
food preparation that will please
your eyes. There will also be
fresh produce available for pur-
chase.
Please wear protective cloth-
ing (like closed toed shoes) and
bring a chair or blanket. For
directions and additional info call
the farm at (863) 357-2747 or
check their website at www.var-
rigreenfarm.com.
Other fresh from Florida farm
products are featured at local
farmer's markets, including our
own Okeechobee Main Street's
Farmers Market. The Market is
open every Thursday night from
4 until 7 p.m. between Novem-
ber and April. Visitors will find
fresh produce, honey, and local
products of other specialty prod-
ucts sure to give you a taste of the
tropics. Call Main Street at (863)
357-MAIN for more information,
or go on line: www.mainstreeto-
keechobee.com.
Vegetable
gardening exhibits
Vegetable gardeners will be
able to bring the fruits of their
labors to this year's Fair. There
will be three different vegetable
exhibiting sections for both
youth and adults at the Fair:
A garden vegetable table
display is a chance to put togeth-
er a basket, bowl or other suit-
able container of five different
kinds of vegetables or fruits that
have come from your own gar-
den. Not only do the individual
items need to be clean, fresh and
fully ready to eat, they should be
arranged in a pleasing manner,
and of course have come from
your home garden.
Individual plates of the
same kind of vegetables may
also be entered in the Fair. For
example, a plate of three red ripe

OHS program

needs funding

for scholarships
College costs continue to
increase each year and the stu-
dents of Okeechobee are always
in need of financial assistance.
The Okeechobee High School
Scholarship Program is currently
recruiting to increase the amount


of scholarship funds available to
these students. If you or your
business would like to offer a
scholarship in your name, or if
you have any questions regard-
ing scholarship contributions,
please contact Bill Black at (863)
462-5025, ext. 3113.
The scholarship commitment
deadline is Jan. 15, so new schol-
arships can be included in the
scholarship booklets. If this is not
convenient for you please call
and we will work out the details.


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tomatoes or ears of sweet corn
from your own garden might be
what you want to show off.
A final category will be the
largest vegetable contest, where
you bring in the largest example
of your radish, zucchini, or head
of cabbage. Be sure to keep in
mind that these need to be free
of any soil or excess materials.
We will establish a county record
from this year's Fair and com-
pare them with other statewide
records of vegetables.
Sound like fun? Be sure to
pick up an entry form and get it
to our office no later than Friday
Feb. 16, 2007. Check with the Fair
website for details on these and
other contests and events:
www.okeechobeecountyfair.co
m.
And, plan now to have your
garden at the right stage of pro-
duction so that your vegetables
are at their prime on Friday,
March 9, 2007. That's the day we
hope to see the Fair invaded by
lots of homegrown killer toma-
toes and crispy collards. You may
contact our office if you have any


questions on how to best grow
your homegrown vegetables.

Know your
vegetables
Youth will also be able to sign
up for a vegetable identification
and judging contest, modeled
after the annual Florida FFA con-
test. It involves not only identify-
ing the produce itself, but will
also include the identification of
vegetable seed, weeds, and pests
with a couple of judging classes
thrown in (the students get to be
the judges!) This contest will be
open to teams of youth repre-
senting their school, classroom,
church or 4-H club. And if we
hear from enough adults, I'm
going to push for a separate con-
test to see if the adults also know
their vegetables.
I've placed more information
on our Okeechobee web page,
http://okeechobee.ifas.ufl.edu. If
you need additional information
on vegetable gardening or
exhibiting, please email us at
okeechobee@ifas.ufl.edu or call
us at (863) 763-6469. Local resi-
dents can stop by our office at
458 Hwy 98 North in Okee-
chobee, and visit our Okee-
chobee County Master Garden-
ers from 1 until 3 p.m. on
Tuesday afternoons.


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Collins receives degree
George and Suzy George are proud to announce that
their daughter, Tiffany Collins, a 2000 graduate of Okee-
chobee High School, received her master's degree in
accounting from the University of Central Florida in
Orlando on Dec. 12, 2006. Her parents; her husband,
Chris; son, Colton; and, her brother Scott all attended the
ceremony. She is employed as senior accountant for the
College of Sciences at UCF. Dr. Peter Panousis, dean of
the College of Sciences congratulates Tiffany after
receiving her degree.


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Turf training comes to Fort Pierce


By Dan Culbert
Extension Horticulture Agent
The UF/IFAS Extension Ser-
vice is teaming up with the Flori-
da Turfgrass Association (FTGA)
to provide landscape profes-
sionals with updated informa-
tion on managing turfgrass
pests while keeping our water
supply safe. The first annual tur-
fgrass seminar will be held on
Tuesday Jan. 16, at the USDA
Horticultural Crops Laboratory,
located on 2001 S. Rock Road,
Fort Pierce.
This program is open to all
professional turfgrass man-
agers, including those in the
green industry that work on ath-
letic fields or residential proper-
ties. Topics will be presented by
UF Extension staff and other
industry officials. Presentations
will cover the latest information
on pesticide safety, weed man-
agement, turfgrass and disease
management of turf grasses.












The story is told of two men who
were confined to a hospital. They were
sick with tuberculosis, and each had been
told his active life was over. In other
words, the remainder of their short lives
were to be lived as invalids.
These men began clipping poems
and other bits of materials. These materi-
als put together were mailed to their
friends who needed encouragement, with
the suggestion that anyone who wished to
receive a second issue of the magazine
send a contribution toward the expense of
printing and mailing.
To make a long story short, this pub-
lication became known as "Tmtty Veck
Messages" and the total circulation in 1925
was more than 200,000 copies.
What an opportunity came to
these middle-aged invalids in an iso-
lated hospital in the Adirondacks!
Here's one of their poems:
One broken dream is not the end of
dreaming,
One shattered hope is not the end of all;
Beyond the storm and tempest stars
are gleaming,
Still plan your castles though your
castles fall



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110 N.E. 5th St., Okeechobee
863-763-1994


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Registration begins at 8 a.m.
and the program ends at 2:15
p.m. While the pre-registration
date has passed, registration on
the day of the program is still
available for $45. The fee will
include a continental breakfast,
lunch and refreshments.
Continuing Education Units
(CEUs) for those with pesticide
applicator licenses will be avail-
able at this informative seminar.


Other seminars in this series will
be offered in Lake Worth (Jan.
17), Plantation (Jan. 18), Ocala
(Jan. 23), Jacksonville (Jan. 24)
and Milton (Jan.30).
For more information, call St.
Lucie Horticulture Agent Ed
Skvarch (772) 462-1660 or
Okeechobee Agent Dan Culbert
(863) 763-6469. To register for
this seminar, visit the Florida Tur-
fgrass Association website at:
http://www.ftga.org/index
.html. A detailed agenda can be
found on our Okeechobee
Extension web page, http://okee-
chobee.ifas.ufl.edu or can be
picked up at our office (458 Hwy
98 North in Okeechobee).


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Community Events

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
Okeechobee 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 will be
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 Con-
sejo 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.
California Blvd., in Port St. Lucie. For information, call (772) 785-
5804.
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) 467-2840 for pick up.


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Monday
A.A. meeting will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the First Unit-
ed 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.P. to (863) 763-2308.
Okeechobee Senior Singers meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Okee-
chobee 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 Skin-
ner 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 ances-
try. The annual membership is $10 per person, and $12 for a fami-
ly. 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
Golden 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. Any-
one currently home schooling or interested in home schooling is
welcome. For information, 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. Every-
one 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. Any-
one interested in finding who your ancestors are is welcome to
attend. There is Census, IGI (International Genealogical Index),
Social Security Death Index and military information available.
For information, call Robert Massey at (863) 763-6510.
Gospel Sing every Tuesday beginning at 7 p.m. The public is
invited to participate with vocal and/or instrumental music. For
information, contact Douglas Chiropractic Center at (863) 763-
4320.
The 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 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 Unit-
ed 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 Fel-
lowship 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. Span-
ish groups meet from 7 until 8 p.m. at the Okeechobee Christian
Church, 3055 S.E. 18th Terrace. Ana Romero is the group facilita-
tor. Another group meets in the Okeechobee County Health
Department, 1798 N.W. Ninth Ave., from 5 until 6 p.m. with Irene
Luck as the group facilitator. There is another meeting from 6 until
7 p.m. with Shirlean Graham as the facilitator. For information,
call (863) 763-2893.}
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 meet-
ing.
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 build-
ing, 1600 S.W. Second Ave., from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. For informa-
tion, 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 Quilters meets every Thursday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
at the Historical Society Museum on U.S. 98 N. For information
call Margaret 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. Any-
one interested in finding who your ancestors are is welcome to
attend. There is Census, IGI (International Genealogical Index),
Social Security Death Index and military information available.
For information, call Robert Masseyat (863) 763-6510.
Prayer Group meets at 10 a.m. at the Community Center locat-
ed 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.
ABWAWomen 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 wel-
come. For information, 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 Thursday. 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.
Second Ave. Everyone is invited. For information, call Mike Fletch-
er at (863) 357-6257.
Martha's House Inc. sponsors weekly support groups for
women who are, or have been, affected by domestic violence and
abusive relationships. The support groups are held every Thurs-
day 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 9pm.--
The Republican Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Clock
Restaurant, 1111 S. Parrott Avenue. For information call Melissa
Arnold at (863) 610-2280.


Community Events

OHS rodeo team to meet Jan. 8
The Okeechobee High School rodeo team will have a team
meeting 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
display 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 Margot Taylor 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
Fellowship Church, 300 S.W. Sixth Ave. For information, call Sis-
ter 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
outreach/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 meeting 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 Coalitio 's monthly
meeting will be held Jan. 9, from 11:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. at
the First United Methodist Church, 200 N.W Second Ave. Every-
one 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, call Vivian Pfau at (561) 684-5885.
Early learning group plans meeting
Early Learning Coalition of Indian River, Martin and Okee-
chobee Counties, Inc. will have an Okeechobee County provider
meeting Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 12:30 p.m. at Okeechobee
Health Department, 1728 N.W. Ninth Ave.
Healthy Start board will meet
The board of directors of the Okeechobee Healthy Start Coali-
tion 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 network of coalitions responsible for plan-
ning and implementing services for pregnant women and
infants. The Okeechobee Healthy Start Coalition is made up of
citizens interested in promoting healthy families 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 pub-
lic meeting to solicit public input concerning setting total maxi-
mum daily loads (TMDL) of nutrients for tributaries leading into
Lake Okeechobee. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. until
noon on Wednesday, Jan.. 10, at the Okeechobee Civic Center on
U.S. 98 N.
Praise, worship teaImto 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 Okee-
chobee 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 bya grant from the Florida Humani-
ties Council. The program is free and open to the public.
Shared Services panel will meet ^
The executive roundtable meeting of Shared ,.ices Net-
work of Okeechobee County will meet Friday, Ja- om 1:30
until 3 p.m. in the board room of the Okeec 'e County
School Board office, 700 S.W. Second Ave. The topic will be
Building Developmental 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, gic show
and an aerial rocket stars thrill shdiw. Adult, senior" children's
advance tickets go on sale Dec. 6 atithe Chamber commerce
office at 55 S. Parrott Ave. For information, call th amber at
(863) 763-6464.
S. Florida Fair tickets on sale
South Florida Fair advanced tickets are on sale now at the
Okeechobee C~uhnty Chattibert of Cbmmerce office, 55 S. Parrott
Ave. The South Florida Pair will be held Jan. 12-28, at the South
Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach: Advanced tickets will
only be available through Jaf .11.
Florida&1 s to be in concert N
The Florida Boys Quartet will be in concert on day, Jan.
14, at 2:30 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene His House Fellow-
ship, 425 S.W. 28thSt. For information, call (863) 763-7113.


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$0.00
$0.00
$30,000.00
$0.00
$50,000.00
$0.00
$0.00
$23,000.00
$0.00
$0.00
$35,000.00
$71,500.00
$0.00
$0.00
$110,000.00
$210.800.00
$205,000.00
$47,000.00
$25,000.00
$0.00
$294,500.00
$000
$0.00
$0.00
$88.000.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$6.800.00
$0.00
$0.00
$1,000.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$85.000.00
$32,000.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$255,000.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$65,000.00
$0.00
$20,000.00
$31,000.00
$55,000.00
$0.00


Street
SE 57TH
NW 38TH
NE 9TH


Sale2 Date
11/22/2004
10/13/2006
6/15/2005
6/8/2005
9/3012004
12/14/2001
12/14/2001
12/14/2001
1/22/2003
3/27/1978
5/6/2000
5/6/2000
10/11/2002
5/ 0/2002
3/1 7/2005

4/ /2004
9/30/2004
115/2004
115/2004
5/9/2005
11:22/2004
6/28/1996
5/15/2001
2/28/2005
8/1/1966
11/27/2006
3/30/2000
11/27/2006
11/20/2006
7/1/1991
2/28/2003
2/26/2002
6/5/2006
7/16/2004
11/22/2004
1/25/2000
7127/1998
12/16/2005
11/30/1999
6/1/1984
3/1/1986
4/18/2005
10/21/2003
10/2/2001
11/1/1992
5/1/1997
10/6/2006
11/3/2006
4/1/1993
10/20/2006
5/23/2005
3/11/1999
3/11/1999
7/2,2004
3/812005
3/8'2005
10/18/2005
6/1;1972
2/1/1/992
3/1;1984
6/14/2005
411/1988
6114/2005
5/31/2005
11/20/2006
10/1/1975
7/2812005
6/28/2004
4/1,2002

3/29/2005
115i2001
9/30/2004
6/7/2002
1/28/2005
413/2006
10/20/2004
9/10/2004
2/17/2006
1/1/1990
11/17/1997
10/21/2004
7/1/1969
10/5/2005
8/4/2006
8/4/2006
10/22/1974
12122/1986
5/9/2003
6/1/1981
9112/2002
11/1412006
3/12/2003
5/31./2006
11/2/2006
7/10/1997

4/7/2003
511711996
11/9/2006
11/912006
817/2001
311/1994
10/2312000
10/30/2006
611/1992
4/2312003
4/25/2002
10/116/2006
11/15/2005


Sale Price
$30,000.00
$23,000.00
$75,000.00
$20,000.00
$0.00
$100,000.00
$000
$0.00
$4,000.00
$0.00
$7.000.00
$0.00
$3,500.00
$51,500.00
$117,000 00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$15,000.00
$0.00
$0.00
$13,000.00
$51,000.00
$0.00
$200,000.00
$900.00
$30,500.00
$100.00
$0.00
$0.00
$40,500.00
$19,500.00
$3,900.00
$0.00
$57,000.00
$145,000.00
$25,000.00
$0.00
$34,000.00
$8,000.00
$4,000.00
$3,000.00
$21,500.00
$0.00
$0.00
$2,500.00
$0.00
$42,000.00
$18,000.00
$25,000.00
$0.00
$37,500.00
$0.00
$0.00
$326,400.00
$18,000.00
$22,100.00
$19,100.00
$5,000.00
$0.00
$8,000.00
$27,500.00
$11,000.00
$26,100.00
$50,000.00
$16,000,00
$6,500.00
$280,000.00
$12,000.00
$32,000.00
$0.00
$25,000.00
$25,000.00
$0.00
$23,000.00
$0.00
$0.00
$37,500.00
$0.00
$0.00
$13,800.00
$38,000.00
$91,000.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$6,000.00
$12,000.00
$100.00
$95,000.00
$0.00
$67,000 00
$0.00
$15,000.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$79,500.00
$0.00
$0.00
$7,500.00
$0.00
$110,000.00
$0.00
$9,000.00
$4,700.00
$22,400.00
$49,000.00
$0.00


Sale3 Date
10/23/2001
10/12/2006
7/26/2004
12/21/2004
9/3012004
8/23/2000
8/23/2000
8/23/2000
8130/2002
9/1/1973
2/13/1998
12/9/1999
4/28/1999
1/1/1974
6/12/1996

6/4/1997
9/30/2004
11/25/2003
11/25/2003
5/25/1999
2/14/2003
5/1/1982
2/16/2001
8/912004

6/4/2004
11/1/1989
11/10/2003
3/29/2005
9/1/1990
11/1/1993
4/1/1995
1/18/2006
10/24/1997
6/19/2001
12/11/1997
5/15/1998
4/19/2001
3/21/1997


3/7/1995
6/16/2000

12/1/1974
12/1/1990
8/31/2006
4/1/1978
2/1/1974
6/30/2005
3/9/2005
3/1/1982
7/1/1982
8/21/2002
5/1/1991
3/21/1980
12/29/2000

7/1/1970

10/4/1974
2/2/1981
4/1/1976
6/1/1991
6/12/2003

11/1/1993
6/29/2002
10/1/1990

11/22/2004
8/1/1974
9/30/2004
2/1/1968
1/28/2005
11/21/2005"
4/1/1982
12/4/2003
1/20/2005
1/1/1987
4/1/1989
5/29/2000

6/1/1983
3/1/1992
3/1/1992


10/1/1984

8/30/1999
5/1/1993
3/12/2003
4/6/1999
7/15/2005
7/1/1982

3/1/1986
10/1/1991
11/912006
11/9/2006
1/19/1998

8/23/2000
6/1/1992
411/1972
5114/2001
3/19/2002
9/22/2006
8131/1998


NW 258TH
NW 258TH
SE 23RD
SE 46TH
NW 106TH


Sale3 Price
$29,700.00
$5,000 00
$55,000 00
$8,000.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$000
$000
$0.00
$800.00
$400 00
$15,000.00
$1,000.00
$0.00
$126,300.00
$0.00
$0.00
$000
$0.00
$10,000.00
$32,500.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$13,000.00
$10,800.00
$0.00
$30,000.00
$16,500.00
$0.00
$0.00
$53,000.00
$69,300.00
$0.00
$2,600.00
$0.00
$11,500.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$7,600.00
$0.00
51,000.00
$65,000.00
$0.00
$1.200.00
$5,500.00
$28,000.00
$12,500.00
$8,000.00
$7,000.00
$0.00
$8,000.00
$4,600.00
$3.000.00
$0.00
$2,000.00
$0.00
$6,000 00
$6,600.00
$5,500.00
$100.00
$10,000.00
$0.00
$5,000.00
$7,000.00
$13,000.00
$0.00
$10,000.00
$12,500.00
$0.00
$0.00
$40,000.00
$0.00
$13,400.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$17,900.00
$15,000.00
$0.00
$1,500.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00 ,
$0.00
$100.00
$0.00
$65,000.00
$16.000.00
$0.00
$12,000.00
$0.00
$8,000 00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$30,000.00
$0.00
$3,100.00
$0.00
$100.00
$9,000.00
$0.00
$0.00
$3,200.00
$0.00
$0.00


Name
ROJAS ALFREDO & ARGELIA
PAYNE LARRY R
ARROYO ANTONIO
POWMESAMY RUKHOMANI D & POWMES
AZCONA ROGELIO G & ANTONETTE C
EVERGLADES BAPTIST CHURCH INC
EVERGLADES BAPTIST CHURCH INC
EVERGLADES BAPTIST CHURCH INC
GOMEZ ENRIQUE & IMELDA
HEINCKE ARNO J & DEBRA
BASS OUINN E
BASS OUINN E
BASS QUINN E
STARR MICHELE

JACKSON LOUIS
MAYANI GIDEON & MELINDA WOSKOW
WRIGHT JAMES & MARY
SZENTMARTONI STEVE JR & JENNIF
SZENTMARTONI STEVE JR & JENNIF
HOWZE JEFFREY 8 ELLEN
CABRERA MARIA L, ETAL
KELLER SHANNON
DEMETER JAMIE LEE
OK ACRES LLC
JLL HOMES INC
JLL HOMES INC
CONGDON RUTH E & SKATVOLD JOSE
SOOKLALL KAMAL K & DOOLARIE
MILES DEBRA B
CONNER ARLENE & AUBREY LAURA
PLANTE PIERRE. ETAL
AGUILA MILDRED. ETAL
MCEWAN GEORGE A & ROBERTA
CREECH DANIEL B
HARMON DEBORAH L & GARY L JR
RLEST RENE & DENISE, ETAL.
HENNUM CONNIE F
PERKINS MARSHALL R & JANET B
VERNALIA ROSA
HAWK ADA G (LIFE ESTATE)
HAWK ADA G
HERNANDEZ JESUS & MARTHA
ROYAL CRYSTAL P
CAMPBELL CHRISTINE E
CAMPBELL CHRISTINE E
CERRUTI ALICE & RHEW MARY
D
OKEECHOBEE NON-PROFIT HOUSING
COLEY VIRGINIA
BRAMAN MICHAEL K & MICHELE C
SAN LUIS YANYN
MEISENHOLDER SAMUEL A & DONNA
MEISENHOLDER SAMUEL A & DONNA
HORNE FRANCES A TRUSTEE
SANTANGELI FERNANDO TRUSTEE
SANTANGELI FERNANDO TRUSTEE
SANTANGELI FERNANDO TRUSTEE
PODEWELTZ WANDA. ETAL.
WATSON DONNA E & GEORGE F WEND
KERNEL JOSEPH
SANTANGELI FERNADO TRUSTEE
SWEET ANTHONY S & LORA E
SANTANGELI FERNANDO TRUSTEE
TALBERT WILLIAM F & FRIEDA F
MITCHELL MARC & WINSOME
FERRARO RITA
BLACK DAVID & KIM
CORDERO ANGEL R
BEDARD ALFRED & BEDARD RITA
HILL DEBORAH J
LI PING & LEE GIN LANG
WILSON JUSTIN & MELANIE
CASO BARTHOLOMEW F
PONTICELLO THERESA & KULP DONA
NEESE SAMUEL G Ill & AMI W
VALLE GLADYS RAQUEL & SARVER D
PETERS JOHN J SR (LIFE ESTATE)
SHAW STEPHEN L & DOROTHY A
ENERGIS PETROLEUM LLC
MEAD HENRY S & MEAD WAYNE S
AYOTTE JOHN F & WATSON LAURA L
LAMPI ROBERT O II & PEGGY
JUAREZ AMADO & AURORA
ADAMS IRENE & REBIK THOMAS L
ARNOLD CHARITY
ARNOLD CHARITY
LUGO RAFAEL
CLAYTON GLADYS
ABUEQAB NASER
SWEARINGEN JOHN C
SASSONE MICHAEL THOMAS
RIVARD GINETTE & DESROCHES BRI
FARMER HEATHER MARIE
WACHTER ARTHUR V
WHEELER CHRISTOPHER M
RILEY LISA C
ANDERSON LOREITA& ANDERSON MI
HANCOCK ROY TRUSTEE
JOHNSON GARY DON & JOAN JAIMES
RIPROCK HOMES INC
RIPROCK HOMES INC
WATTS RITA MAE (LIFE ESTATE)
ADAMS DARLENE
PERRY JOHN C JR & 1702 SOUTH P
CREECH DANIEL B & RAULERSON RA
CREECH DANIEL B & RAULERSON RA
HAND AUBREY & BECKE
WEBB JOHN J
WILLIAMSON LELAND
HILL JACK W & PEGGY JO


SE 39TH
SE 39TH

SE 38TH
SE 6TH
NW 4TH
NW 270TH
NW 270TH
NW 270TH
NW 22ND

NE 13TH
HWY 78 W
' SE 38TH
NW 242ND
NW 242ND
SE 6TH
NW 5TH
SW 21ST
SE 15TH
NE 80TH
NW 25TH
NW 28TH
SE 54TH
NW 310TH
NE 80TH
SE 24TH
SE 126TH
NW 272ND
SE 32ND
SW 7TH
SW 5TH
SE 33RD
NW 20TH
SE 64TH
HWY 441 N
NW 25TH
NW 25TH
NW 38TH
NE 4TH
SW 4TH

SW 14TH
SW 10TH
NW 34TH
NW CENTER
NE 7TH
NW 276TH
NW 268TH
NW 250TH
HWY 70 E
NW 304TH
NW 306TH
NW 304TH
NW 296TH
NE 80TH "
NE 13TH
NW 288TH
NW 189TH
NW 288TH
SE 26TH
NW 262ND
NW 258TH
SE 43RD
NW 254TH
HWY 441 SE
NW 2ND
NW 270TH
NW 22ND
SE 38TH
SE 35TH
SE 10TH
NW 34TH
SW 9TH
HWY 441 SE
HWY 441 SE
SE 51ST
SE 65TH
SW 44TH
SE 13TH
NW 26TH
NW 33RD
NW 33RD
NW 35TH
NW 288TH


SE 27TH
SE 4TH
SE 9TH
NE 5TH
NW 304TH
NW 5TH
NW 5TH
HWY 70 E
SW 83RD
NW 272ND
NW 248TH
SW 35TH
SW 9TH
S PARROTT


NW 46TH
NW 288TH
NE 3RD
SW 21ST
SE 6TH
SE 33RD
HWY 441 N
NW 26TH
NE 28TH


MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
MOBILE HOM
SINGLE FAM


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DR
AVE
WAY

TERR
TERR

TERR
ST
DR
ST
ST
ST
AVE

AVE

TERR
ST
ST
AVE
ST
ST
ST
AVE
AVE
AVE
LANE
ST
AVE
ST
TERR
ST
ST
AVE
ST
CT
AVE
AVE

AVE
AVE
AVE
ST
ST

CT
ST
AVE
ST
LANE
ST
ST
ST

ST
ST
ST
ST
AVE
WAY
ST
AVE
ST
ST
ST
ST
ST
ST
0
ST
ST
AVE
TERR
AVE
ST
AVE
WAY
0
2.558
LANE
AVE
BLVD
AVE
AVE
AVE
AVE
DR
ST


ST
TERR
AVE
ST
ST
ST
ST

AVE
ST
ST
CIR
ST
AVE


TERR
ST
LANE
TERR


11/10/2006
11/10/2006
11/9/2006
11/9/2006
11/9/2006
11/9/2005
11/9/2006
11/9/2006
11/9/2006
11/8/2006


TERR
CT


$47,000.00
$46.009.00
$200,000.00
$167,600.00
$148,500.00
$45,000.00
$0.00
$232,000 00
$64,100.00
$150,000.00


Total Acres
0
0
1
0 325
0.191
3.305
0.365
3.305
0.184
4.97
1.5
1.5
1.5
0.355
0
0.095
1.044
0.191
1.25
1.25
0.261
0.291
0.349
0 .
10
0.358
0.355
0
2.5
0
0
0
3
0
0.325
0.488
0
0.71
0
3.07
0.358
0.358
0
0.211
0.382
0.165
0.404
0.55
0
0.114
0.229
1.5
1.25
1.5
10
1.25

1.25
1.25-
0
0229
1.25
0
1.25
0
125
1.25
4
1.25
MOBILE HOM
0.172
1.25
0.355
0.191
0.189
0
0
0
SINGLE FAM
CONV STORE
0
0
0
1212
0.355
0
0
0
1.25
0
0.145
0
0
0.899
0
1.25
0.291
0.365
73
0
1.25
1.25
0.115
0.162
0.325
5
5
0.43
2.5
0.344
0


4/21/2005
11/1/1992
11/27/1991
4/6/2005
10/13/2005
8/31/2001
8/31/2001
4/16/2004
11/21/2000
1/17/2002


0
0
3.23
0.358
0.183
1.25
1.25
0
5
1


$0.00
$18,000.00
$0.00
$19,500.00
$115,000.00
$8.500.00
$0.00
$131,500.00
$73,000.00
$46,000.00


DUVAL RONALD & JEANNINE & PORT
BUREAU CLAUDE, ETAL
BREWER ROGER & NANCY
ARELLANO SAMANTHA G
HARDY MEGAN LEA
BORROMEO ROQUE D & FILOMENAA
BORROMEO ROOUE D & FILOMENAA
WILLIAMS BERNARD J JR & RENEE
MUNDT DENISE & MACNICHOL MARK
GIBSON JEFFREY & TAMMY J


11/12/2003
9/1/1991
3/25/1979
5/7/2004
9/19/2005
7/26/2001
11/3/2000
10/23/1996
4/1/1979
6/1/1989


Use
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
STORES/1 S
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
MOBILE HOM
SINGLE FAM
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
VACANT
MULTI-FAM
VACANT

SINGLE FAM
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
VACANT
MOBILE HOM


MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
MOBILE HOM
SINGLE FAM
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
MOBILE HOM
SINGLE FAM
IMP PASTUR
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
VACANT
MOBILE HOM
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
NON AG ACR
NON AG ACR
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
MOBILE HOM
SINGLE FAM


$0.00
$0.00
$100.00
$3,300.00
$0.00
$1,600.00
$200 00
$0.00
$18,800.00
$29,000 00







The Okeechobee News, Monday, January 8,2007 7


At the Movies

The following movies are now
showing at the Brahman Theatres
III.
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 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 "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 Ill "Night at the Muse-
um"(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; chil-
dren 12 and under are $4.50; senior
citizens are $4.50 for all movies;
and, matinees are $4.
For information, call (863) 763-
7202.

Briefs

Wildlife Center
hosts birthday parties
Treat your child to a wildlife
adventure birthday party at
Arnold's Wildlife Center, 14895
N.W. 30th Terrace. You can invite
up to 20 friends to join you for a
wildlife adventure tour, hands on
animal encounter, games and a
special craft for everyone to make.
For information on cost and reser-
vations, call (863) 763-4630. ,.
American Red Cross
needs more volunteers
The American Red Cross is
looking for nurses and Action
Team Volunteers to be a part of our
Disaster Action Team (DAT). DAT
is made up of a group of trained
volunteers who respond to local
disasters. If you would like to give
of your time and talents to help
local citizens in time of disaster,
please call Debbie Riddle or Can-
dace at the American Red Cross-
Okeechobee branch at (863) 763-
2488.
Red Road Academy


needs more volunteers
Do you have a fewChours to
spare? Would you like to make a
difference in a child's life? Do you
have a job skill that you would like
to teach others? Do you belong to
a civic organization or religious
organization and would like to
spread the word? If you answered
yes to any of these questions,
please contact Karin Aldridge at
Red Road Academy, (863) 357-
5905. We are looking for volun-
teers to work a few hours a month
with committed youth.
Donations needed
for Hospice yard sale
Hospice of Okeechobee is
seeking donations for their next
yard sale. Hospice welcomes all
clean useable items and is current-
ly seeking such items as baby
clothes, furniture, small appli-
ances, tools, as well as golf and
fishing equipment. Call Hospice at
(863) 467-2321 for pick-up, or
deliver items to 411 S.E. Fourth St.
Public recycling
drop-off bins open
Public recycling drop-off bins
are located at the Okeechobee
County Vehicle Maintenance Facili-
ty, 306 N.W. Ninth Ave., and the
Okeechobee Landfill, 10800 N.E.
128th Ave. The vehicle mainte-
nance facility is open from 8 a.m.
until noon and from 1 p.m. until 5
p.m., Monday through Friday. It is
closed on weekends and holidays.
Only recyclable materials such as
newspaper, aluminum and metal
cans, corrugated cardboard, glass
jars and bottles and plastics #1
through #3 are accepted at the
public facilities. Items not accept-
ed include: plastic shopping ba
commercial business items; tr
appliances; electronic devices;
yard trash; household trash; oil,
gas, paint or household hazardous
waste; and, batteries. For more
information: contact Russell Row-
land, county solid waste manager,
at (863) 763-1811, or Waste Man-
agement of Okeechobee at (863)
357-0111, or (863) 763-4818. ,
Red Cross
needs instructors '
Have you saved a life today?
Volunteer as an American Red
Cross Instructor and teach others
the skills they heed to save lives.
You can help the American Red
Cross reach people in your com-
munity with lifesaving training,
including CPR, First Aid, Automat-
ed External Defibrillatior a
Okeechobee Branch of the Ame1-
can Red Cross at (863) 763-2488.to
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CAMERA, on Sat., 12/30 at
Sports Complex. Call to iden-
tify. (863)634-6949


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, brown tabby
mix, white chest & paws, de-
clawed, has microchip, vic.
of SW sec. of 7th Ave, 15th
St. (863)467-2086 or
(863)447-1361 REWARD!!!
CAT- Female, White w/brown
spots. Vic. of R Bar Estates.
Around Christmas. Please
call (863)610-1750
CHIHUAHUA, Male lost in vic.
of McDonald's on Hwy. 70.
Dearly missed. Reward! Pis.
call 863-261-7053/261-4484


BEAGLE (f) Spayed & her 3
lab/beagle mix male pups
(born 6/13/06) need loving
homes (239)425-7016


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Place Your
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inventory sheets!

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BICYCLES- Adult, 1 is Road
Bike & 1 Hybrid, In storage
for 7 years to nice to throw
out (863)946-0964
CHINCHILLA- 6 yrs. old, male
with cage & accessories,
needs attention
(863)674-1823
FIREWOOD, 6-pickup loads,
cut from 16" to 3', cut in pile,
You haul. (863)635-1096

Employment


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



BADCOCK & MORE
Full Time
Salesperson Needed
Apply in person at:
512 WN Park St.
NO PHONE CALLS
PLEASE


Do-It-Yourself Ideas


Chaise Lounge
Equipped with sturdy wheels and an adjustable back,
this do-it-yourself chaise lounge is a comfortable,
convenient classic. Finished naturally or painted, it
will look great on the patio or next to the pool this
spring. Full-size traceable patterns and straightlor-
ward construction techniques make this a good pro-
ject for woodworkers of all skill levels. The com-
pleted chaise lounge measures 78 inches long by 30
inches wide.
The plan includes complete step-by-step instruc-
tions with photos, full-size traceable patterns and a
materials list.
Chaise Lounge plan (No. 8) ... $8.95
Chaise Lounges Package (No. C98)
Four projects incl. 81 ... $20.95
Catalog (pictures hundreds of projects) . $2.00
Please add $4.00 s&h (except catalog-only orders)
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Van Nuys, CA 91405 1-2 weeks for delivery.
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CHAIN SAW ARTIST needs
assistant, Must be able to
travel, finish sculptures & sell
at shows. Salary negotiable.
Call (518)260-7605




EXPERIENCED COOK
($15.00 HR. TO START)
SERVERS
(AM/PM SHIFT)

HOSTESS

BUFFETATTENDANT

BUS PERSON

For Busy Restaurant
Apply Within
1111 S. Parrot Ave.
FAITH ACADEMY
PRESCHOOL
Now Hiring for F/T Assistant
Teacher. Call 863-763-8800
OFFICE WORK, sales & mar-
keting. Qbooks and Micro-
soft Office required. CEECO,
Okeechobee 863-357-0798
RANCH WORKER NEEDED
Full Time, Weekly Pay.
Call Dave @ (863)634-1118
Royal Concrete Concepts,
Inc., is looking for Exp.
Welders & Fabricators for
our Okeechobee Plant.
Contact Wayne at
(561)248-4050 for details
SALES CONSULTANT
Auto Sales Exp. Required,
Good Commission Pay Plan,
Ford Dealer
Okeechobee Motor Co.
(863)763-2121


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.
CNA as needed.
Call Fran at (863)467-5207

Need a few more bucks to
purchase something
deer? Pick up some
extra bucks when you
sell your used Items In
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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


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


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Immediate Openings All Shifts
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Apply In Person To:
Okeechobee Health Care Facility
1646 Hwy. 441 North


One man's trash is anoth-
er man's treasure. Turn
your trash to treasure
with an ad in the classi-
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How do you find a job In
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Benefits Available.

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Business
Opportunities 305
Money Lenders 310
Tax Preparation 315




NOTICE
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never accept any advertise-
ment that is illegal or con-
sidered fraudulent. In all
cases of questionable val-
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work-at-home programs if
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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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VERY SUCCESSFUL FLEA
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OKEECHOBEE- tools, shop
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Services



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



& PAULINES
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


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



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 lb. winch.
Great for moving equipment,
containers & large sheds.
Call 863-763-7976



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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, Linens & Febrics 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
ToyRs K Games 730
VRs 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
DISHWASHER, 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- Frigidaire,
side by side, water /ice in
door, runs perfect, $250
(863)610-1276
REFRIGERATOR: GE, like new,
free delivery. $95. Call
863-675-8937.
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- Works
great, $100 for both or will
sell separate (863)634-1664
WASHER/DRYER COMBO
UNIT: Combomatic 6200,
Energy Splendid. $175.
863-673-2284



MICROWAVE, Samsung,
1 -.lkw, exc. cond, $20
(863)467-8681


BICYCLES, 12 speed Mon-
goose 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.

Installation of Storm
Shutters & Seamless
Rain Gutters
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
XP $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
BEDROOM SUIT: Full set,
complete with chest and
night stand. $250.
863-241-9024
BUNK BED, almost new condi-
tion, $150. (863)983-4940
CHEST, 6 drawer, 48" tall, 20"
wide, exc. cond. $25
(863)467-8681


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
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" tv. $200 or
best offer. (863) 697-0241.
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER:
Oak w/ smoked glass, from
Bagcock. New condition.
$200.863-241-9024
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
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, LEATHER, Brown, $300
or best offer. (863)634-9634
Must go by January 9th.
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



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
ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR LIFT
for trunk or van, New $600
asking $175 or best offer
863-675-2596
ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR- Like
Jazzy or Hoveround, New
$5000 asking 975 or best
offer (863)675-2596


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



CUSTOM BUILT GUITAR
CABINET- 77"T x 42"W, 2
solid doors & shelf, $350 or
best offer(561)633-1371
SAXOPHONE, alto, $200.
(863)614-2511


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
KITTEN- Great Christmas Gift
M, orange tabby/white, litter
trained, 1st shot's, will hold
$15. (443)262-2740
PARAKEET: Only $10!
863-763-4088
Your next job could be In
today's classfeds. Did
you look for it?



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


BIG SCREEN TV- RCA, in ex-
cellent condition, beautiful
picture, $600
(863)357-1430
SONY- 32", P-in-P, 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

Love the earth Recycle
your used Items by sell-
ing them In the classl-
nods.


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


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



KIRBY GENERATION III- With
Tech Drive, Good condition.
$300. (863)763-5011


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


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


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



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
TAYLOR CREEK CONDOS:
lbr/1ba, partially furnished.
Call for details.
561-352-4243


RESTAURANT SPACE FOR
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:
2 Bdrm., 1/2 Ba. Annual lease.
No pets. 1st, last & sec. dep.
$750 mo. (863)697-1129
OKEECHOBEE: KINGS BAY
2bd/2ba, Brand New,$1200
mo. + 2 month's Sec. dep.
Call Roland (863)634-7722


I Sale


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


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


DIXIE RANCH ACRES:
3 BR, 2 BA, Lots of tile! Large
yard. $1100. mo. Immediate
Occupancy. Call Lawrence
Associates 1-800-543-2495
c21nancyla@aol.com
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
IN TOWN- 3BR/2BA, Laundry
rm., porch, no dogs & smkg,
garage, lawn ser. $1500 mo.,
1st, 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.& sec. Possible rent to
own, $149,900. Owner/Agent
Call Charles 863-634-0584
bullwad@aol.com
OKEECHOBEE: 2br/2ba CBS,
A/C, all appliances. 406 NE 7th
St. $850/mo. 1st, last & $500
sec. req'd. (863)467-5965
OKEECHOBEE- 3/2/1 Ever-
lade Estates, tile throughout,
1395/mo, 1st &sec, No pets
561-248-3888/863-599-0156
OKEECHOBEE, 3br, lba, Lg
yard, inside city limits, $900.
mo. + Util. 1st & Last mo.
sec. dep. (863)990-3294
Unfurnished, 2/2,
Dock & Boat Ramp
$950 mo. plus 1st& last
(561)644-7274



-BRAND NEW OFFICES-
Located on West side of new
Courthouse. Now Available.
Call Judy at (863)467-0831

G Great Location!
OFFICE
SPACES
(1) 450 S.F. downstairs &
(1) 900 SF. upstairs. Close
proximity to new court
house. 863-763-4740
Office Space Needs a Build
Out. 2,000 Sq. Ft. Could
be ready within 6 months.
(863)467-0831

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



BHR, FSBO, Beautiful Home,
Corner Lot. On canal. Over
2000 sq ft under air, white
rock fireplace, enclosed hot
tub rm, lanai, 2 storage sheds,
cement drive. Boat house
w/above deck & pontoon.
Many other opts.
Appraisal was $210,000.
Asking $185,000.
Furniture package available.
Call (863)763-8174
BUCK HEAD RIDGE: CBS, 2br,
2ba, 2 car gar. New carpet,
Tile, Kit. w/2 boat covered slip.
$239,000. (772)597-3259
BUCKHEAD RIDGE- 2+bd,
2ba, waterfront, pool, jacuzzi,
florida room, screen room,
new medal roof, fenced yard
w/sprinkler, Owner motivated,
Price reduced $149,000
(863)763-1673
Possible Rent to Own
HANDYMAN SPECIAL
3/1 CBS home on NW 6th St.
Needs work. Must sell quickly.
$82,000.772-633-5424.
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.


NEW HOME On Your Lot!
3br, 2ba, Garage, Lg. Liv. Rm.,
Maintenance Free Exterior.
$115K. Lawrence Associates
1-800-543-2495
c21nancyla@aol.com
SEMINOLE COVE-
Ready to move in.
$82,000.
Call 870-931-4691.
Find It faster. Sell It soon-
er In the classifleds


Mobile Homes

Mobile Home Lots 2005

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




BUCKHEAD RIDGE- 2br, 2ba
dbi wide, CA, heat, No pets,
Yearly lease, $650/mo
$1200 sec (863)763-4031
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
ry salelo g of er
OKEECHOBEE, 2BR/2BA,
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
Campers/RVs 3010
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscallaseous 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 a-i
5pm i'
FOUR WINNS BOAT-17', I1T 5
Merc. Rebuilt mech. sourI
w/trailer. Needs TLC. $2500.
(239)826-5966 Cell
STARCRAFT '83- with trailer,
90 hp Johnson motor,
$2000 (863)763-0728


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Ranger 520VX, '01, 225hp
Evin., 101 lb. thrust trolling
mtr., lack plate, steel prop,
GPS map w/depth & fish
finder, charger sys., bimini
top, dbl axle trir & much
more.Health problems, Must
Sell! $18,900. NADA value
$24,000.Call (863)634-6134
TRAVELER '87, 16ft, fiber-
glass, 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
mi. 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
Shop here first
The classified ads


PRAIRIE SCHOONER, '92, 35',
2 slide outs, good cond.,
$6,500. (863)824-0036
Leave message.
ROYALS INTER'L-40', 2 slide
outs. Rear kit. Corian tops, w/d
& new refrigerator.
New carpet/blinds. $14,500.
(561)845-1589 or
(828)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


HARLEY DAVIDSON FLHTCU,
'90, black w/red trim, exc.
cond. 1 owner, runs good.
18500 irm 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

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Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial TrukZ 4020
Construotloff
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 4055
Vans 4070



BUICK LABABRE- '94, One
Owner, 59 K, good cond.,
Burgendy $3500
(863)675-2551
Chevy Lumina, '98, a/c, pl,
pw, tagged til '09, well
maint., runs/looks good,
auto, $3200. (302)685-5585
FORD T-BIRD '94 & Mercury
Cougar '88, excellent body,
bad motors, have motors.
$600 neg. (561)676-0427
JEEP WRANGLER YJ'89: Low mile-
ageon rebuillt.etrit e,34"'tres, 4"
lift, new AC.Jd' In. tx,`g od Cond.
$6500. 863-467-7123 .
Lincoln Mark VI- '83, 302 en-
gine, runs but needs work,
300 (863)635-3025 Iv
msg.
LINCOLN TOWN CAR '88, Sig-
nature Series, nice white leath-
er interior, good body, new
exhaust. $500 (863)357-2658
LINCOLN TOWNCAR 1986,
A/C, Excellent condition. Gar-
age kept. $900 6r best offer.
(77-2618-0607Fl. Pierce
PONTIAC GRAND AM 1990
Only 36 000 original mils
$.i :i 86 3-22819



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. 65 dtIegflu ,b ,'iun -.


-UNNING GEAR- 4 WD Drve
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- Fori. 302 Hign
oulputl UseO $6 00
(863)983-2002
CHEVY TRANSMISSION- 4
speed, w/clutch and fly-
wheel, $450 (863)697-3895
FAN MOTOR, for 1995 Saturn,
new in a box, $10.
(863)614-2511


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CHILTON REPAIR MANU-
ALS(3): Truck 1986-90, Car
1989-93, Car 1975-82. $45
will sep. 863-763-0625
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
TRANSFER CASE- for Chevy
350 engine, w/auto transmis-
sion, excellent cond., $300
(863)357-2658 after 5pm


CAMPER TOP- ARE Fiber-
glass, Fits 99-current Chevy
Silverdo 6.5' bed. $600. Neg.
Call (863)634-6523
CHEVY '83, /V2Ton, 350 auto.,
2wd, new motor, only 36K
mi. Must see! $1100 neg.
(863)763-0852
CHEVY- '88, 3/4 ton, 4x4, 400
small block, 4 speed With
low 1st gear, $1000.
(863)634-5421
FORD F250- '94, 4x4, Runs
good. $2000. or best offer.
863-253-2477
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
How fast can your car
go? It can go even master
when you sell It In the
classilmeds.


DUMP TRAILER, 5x8, Single
axle, all new bed, tires,
pump, hitch, jack & paint.
$1500 (863)697-9704
EQUIPMENT TRAILER, 8X14,
2 axle, gooseneck w/ramp.
$1200 (863)697-9704
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
DODGE RAM 1999, Conv.
Van, Cold A/C, V8, 5.2 L, 318
eng., turn key...Runs great!
196K, $3200 (863)763-3451
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

Your new car could be in
today's paper. Have you
looked tfopr it?


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 2006-CA-350
COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC.,
Plaintiff
MARGARET A. SMITH NK/A MARGARET ANN SMITH A/K/A MARGARET SMITH;
WILLIE SMITH; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT II; UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA ON BEHALF OF SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOP-
MENT, ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS: OKEECHOBEE COUNTY A POLITICAL
SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA BY ITS BOARD OF COUNTY COMMIS-
SIONERS THROUGH ITS STATE HOUSING INITIATIVE PARTNERSHIP (SHIP)
HOUSING REHABILITATION AND PURCHASE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS; G&H
PARKER CONSTRUCTION, INC.; HPS CONSTRUCTION; FORD MOTOR CREDIT
COMPANY, A CORPORATION, and any unknown heirs, devlsees, grantees, credi-
tors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and
under any of the above-named Defendants.
Defendants
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: HPS CONSTRUCTION
RO. BOX 3054, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34973
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS STATED, CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN
And any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors and other unknown persons
or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under the above-named Defen-
dant(s), If deceased or whose last known addresses are unknown.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose Mortgage covering the fol-
lowing real and personal property described as follows, to-wit:
Lot 16 and the West 1/2 of Lot 17, Block 62, OKEECHOBEE PARK, according tc
the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 28, Public Records of Okeechobee
County, Florida..
has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written de-
fenses, if any, to it on Frank Albert Reder, Butfer & Hosch, PA., 3185 South Con.
way Road, Suite E, Orlando. Florida 32812 and file the original with the Clerk o0
the above-styled Court on or before 30 days from the first publication, otherwise a
Judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint.
WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 28th day of Dec., 2006.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities
needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administrator Office, ADA Coordinator (407-468-1472), not later than sev-
en (7) days prior to proceeding, 304 N.W. 2nd Street, Room 101, Okeechobee,
Florida 33472. IfI hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or Voice (V)
1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service.
Sharon Robertsorn
CLERK OFTHE CIRCUIT COURT
By:/S/AAdene Nesale
Deputy Clerk
185274 ON 1/8,15/07


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LBFH Inc., a Boyle Engineering Company, was named a Grand Award winner in the presti-
gious 2007 FICE Engineering Excellence Awards program for its innovation Okeechobee
Utility Authority Water Treatment Plant expansion.

LBFH honored for engineering excellence


Congratulations!
At the Tucker Group's annual Christmas party, Bobby Tucker (left) and Brandon Tucker
(right) recognized Lori Mixon (center) for her hard work, accomplishments and fourth
consecutive year as their top producer.


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Palm City The Florida Insti-
tute of Consulting Engineers
(FICE) has recognized LBFH.
Inc., a Boyle Engineering Com-
pany, for engineering innovation
and excellence. The Palm City
based consulting firm was
named a Grand Award winner in
the prestigious 2007 FICE Engi-
neering Excellence Awards pro-
gram for "OUA: Man vs.
Microbes An innovative Sur-
face Water Treatment Plant."
FICE honored LBFH for its work
on the Okeechobee Utility
Authority's 5.0 MGD Water Treat-
ment Plant expansion in which
the firm used an innovative com-
bination of treatment technolo-
gies to turn Lake Okeechobee
surface water into high-quality,
safe, and sustainable drinking
water. Ballasted flocculation,


peroxone addition, and dual-
media filtration were combined
together for the first time in Flori-
da. This unique treatment
process is able to handle the
wide variations in raw water
quality, remove blue-green
algae, related cyanotoxins, and
treat objectionable taste and
odor through the use of ballast-
ed flocculation and advanced
peroxone disinfection (ozone
combined with hydrogen perox-
ide). It proved to be an economi-
cal treatment option that pro-
tected, improved and expanded
the community's drinking water
supply.
The treatment plant expan-
sion not only impressed an
esteemed panel of FICE judges,
but also the client. "From con-
cept through construction, the


consultant kept us well informed
of the status of the project. They
listened to our concerns, under-
stood our needs and presented
us with various options, oppor-
tunities and possible solutions,"
said John F. Hayford, executive
director of the Okeechobee Utili-
ty Authority. The FICE Engineer-
ing Excellence Awards program
is designed to recognize out-
standing contributions to the
consulting engineering profes-
sion. The judges representing
government, education, trans-
portation and the media selected
the recently announced winners
last month in Orlando. The top
winners at the state level now
proceed to the national competi-
tion administered by the Ameri-
can Council of Engineering
Companies (ACEC).


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Jewelry winners
As a thank you to its valued customers, Wolfgang Jewelers gave away three unique
pieces of jewelry. Customers who purchased $100 or more before Dec. 24, 2006, were
eligible to enter the drawing. The pieces were presented to Mrs. Linda Morgan (left), Mrs.
Debbie Storey (center) and Mrs. Brenda Allen (right). Yolanda and Wolfgang Cortez pre-
sented the jewelry.


Local KOA Kampground receives President's Award


Billings, Mont. Kamp-
grounds of America, Inc. recent-
ly honored Wendy Woodman,
manager, of the Okeechobee
KOA with the President's Award
for their outstanding customer
service and campground facility.
The Kampgrounds of Ameri-
ca President's Award recognizes
campgrounds that receive
exceptional scores on their qual-
ity assurance facilities review
and for being a positive part of
the KOA system. As part of this
award, winners will receive spe-
cial signs, flags, and nametags
for their campground and staff to
denote their'status as a KOA
President Award winner.
The winning campgrounds
also increased the system-wide
benchmark for overall satisfac-
tion on their annual camper sat-
isfaction surveys received from
their own camping guests. The
survey showed an industry lead-
ing overall 8-point increase in
guest satisfaction 2006.
"Our KOA owners, managers


and their staffs, work hard to
provide a great camping experi-
ence for all their guests," says
Shane Ott, KOA President and
COO. "We honor the Okee-
chobee KOA with the President's
Award and recognize them for
their top-notch facility and for
delivering the best camping
experience possible."
Established in Billings, Mont.
in 1962, Kampgrounds of Ameri-
ca, Inc. is the largest system of
campgrounds in the world. KOA
offers RV, tent, Kamping Kabin,
Lodges and Kottages at camp-
ground locations in the U.S.,
Canada, and Japan. Currently,
KOA has nearly 450 franchised
campgrounds, and 23 company
operated properties that are
open to the public. For more
information, visit Kampgrounds
of America on the Internet at
www.koa.com, the most visited
camping Web site in the world,
or the KOA Pressroom at
www.koapressroom.com.


Submitted photo
Kampgrounds of America,
Inc. recently honored Wendy
Woodman, manager, of the
Okeechobee KOA with the
President's Award for their
outstanding customer serv-
ice and campground facility.


Okeechobee News/Pete Gawda
Signs Your Way
There is now a business in Okeechobee that custom
makes vinyl banners and vinyl signs and letters for cars,
trucks and boats. The vinyl comes with a seven to nine
year warranty. Teresa Meyer of Signs Your Way works on
one of the vinyl banners that is the specialty of her busi-
ness. The business is located at 2303 S. Parrott Ave.,
Suite K. and is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday
through Friday.


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