OMS Spelling Bee champions in no particular order are Matthew Fraser, Stephen Jose
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NHS plans for future events
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spent a considerable amount of
time at their Jan. 26 meeting dis-
cussing the proposed lease of the
Okeechobee County Agri-Civic
Center by the cattlemen's associ-
aton the last meeting, county
attorney John Cassels presented
the commissioners with a pro-
posed lease agreement which
was a counter proposal to the
one offered by the cattlemen.
The board unanimously voted oh
Jan. 26 to present this proposal to
the cattleman to get their
Mr. Cassels' proposal calls for
a five-year lease and a period of
26 days each year.
fee Ileaanes atil preent ges and
the cost of requested improve-
ments that the group said must
be done before the facility can be
used for their rodeos.
The cattle men had requested
an estimated $486,000 worth of
improvements to the facility that
would include increased seating.
ticket booths and an office.
Mr. Cassels suggested the cat-
tleman pay half of that amount
over a 10-year period at a 6 per.
chen mtertt would also
receive a percentage of all net
profits over a predetermined
amount. In addition, the county
would receive a percentage of
any television income.
Under the proposal, the cattle-
men would reimburse the coun-
ty for utility usage.
This proposal was offered in
response to the cattlemen's pro-
posal, first submitted on Oct. 26
oTshte c ttlemen requested the
county bear the c00st of the esti-
They proposed an initial five-
year lease of $50,000. After the
initial five years, they proposed to
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COun y prepareS
to cattlemen's offer
By Pete Gawda
The site of future Okeechobee
Cattlemen's Association rodeos
is still uncertain,
As they have for several meet-
ings, the Okeechobee County
Board of County Commissioners
By Eric Kopp
Two teens were arrested and
charged last week in the recent
incidents of vandalism at the
skate park in Okeechobee.
The park has been closed
due to the investigation and the
amount of vandalism done to
electrical meters, vending
machines and windows.
The Okeechobee County
Board of County Commissioners
agreed Thursday, Jan. 25, to re-
open the park on a six-mnonth
trial basis. After th-at period of
time, they will decide whether to
keep the park open or closer it,
Detective Bettyie Taylor of the
Okeechobee City Police Depart-
ment (OCPD) saidl F~riday, Jan.
26, that she had arrested two
local teenagers in connection
with the recent acts of vandal-
ism. The two teens a 13-year-
old boy and a 15-year-old boy -
were both charged with eniminal
mischief, a first-degree misde-
Because of their ages, the
identities of the two boys were
The two boys were arrested
Jan. 19 and booked into the
Okeechobee County Jail, where
they were held for approximate-
ly four hours. One of the boys
was taken out of school in hand-
cuffs, while the other boy was
arrested at his home. He was
home because he had been sus-
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students to graduate as a rec-
ognized member of the
National Honor Society.
Ace Pre-K is held on the
grounds of New Endeavor
High School for children too
young to attend elementary
school and have developmen-
Another upcoming event
that was discussed was the
possibility of an end-of-the-
year trip for the students. This
trip would be a one-day event
that rewards the students for a
year of hard work.
"This would be a one day
trip," said Kavisha Zaveri, NHS
treasurer and senior at OHS.
"We are also going to.have to
pay full price."
The ideas that were pre-
sentedj to the members as pos-
sibilities were Seaworld,
Epcot, Bush Gardens and
Islands of Adventure. After a
round of voting the totals
showed a favor to Epcot and,
pending approval by school
officials, that will be the desti-
nation of the organization at a
"We have not been
approved yet, so this is not a
definite plan," stated Miss
The National Honor Society
is an organization devoted to
leadership and community
service in students. Each
branch is individually operated
under the direction of their
The OHS chapter, under the
direction of Wendy Reister,
holds several parties at Ace
Pre-K throughout the year, par-
ticipates in campus clean-ups,
hosts a fall festival at Central
Elementary and is responsible
for the high school's teacher
luncheon held at the end of
every school year.
By Victoria Hannon
During their Thursday, Jan.
25, meeting the Okeechobee
High School (OHS) branch of
the National Honor Society
(NHS) began planning for
events that would take place
latt rn h evnt is the annu-
al Easter party that the NHS
holds for the children of Ace
At the meeting;, possible
booth ideas were discussed
that included an Easter egg
decorating booth and a booth
where the younger students
can make cotton ball Easter
At this celebration, the
members of the N'HS provide
refreshments and entertain-
ment for the children. The
party also fulfills ~one of the
service project requirements
that must be met for the senior
504 Plus tax
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GTOup's rodeo site uncertain
milers and spellers
Congratulations to the top
mile runners at O' 6~ in PE
classes this week! From the
esyt hSi1radF Jver G~ore r
Mradaer diennis aCurnmig a
sixth grade, D.J.WNashington
and Jenna Kissam. Good work,
OC SO plans
speciarltoipeU ftieO ke-
chobee County Sheriff's Office
(OCSO) will be conducting Oper-
ation Move Over Jan. 22 through
J~an.n27 throughout Okeechobee
The purpose of the operation
is to provide safety while officers
are conducting traffic stops and to
educate the public on the Move
During the period 1996 toi
2000, 1,793 working law enforce-
ment vehicles were hit while
stopped or parked along Florida
highways. As a result of these inci-
dents, 419 law enforcement offi-
cers were injured and five were
This operation will also
include enforcement of aggres-
sive driving habits
ClOsed for repair
According to CSX Railroad,
S.E. 40th Avenue (Everglades
Blvd.) will be closed at the cross-
ing from 7:30 p.m. Friday Jan. 26, i
until noon Saturday, Jan. 27.
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Community helper's week
Subway manager Terri Fowler (left) participated in the
Clubhouse Childcare Center preschool community
helpers' week by presenting her job to the students by
teaching them about proper food handling. She brought
with her the Subway Super Sub mascot. The students
wore gloves and prepared their own sandwiches for lunch.
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Hos ital hosting dinner program
OKEECHOBEE The January Dine with the Doctor presentation
at Raulerson Hospital, 1796 U.S. 441 N., will be on Tuesday, Jan. 30.
Dinner will be served at 4:45 p.m. at a cost of $5. The subject will be
reversal and prevention of memory loss presented by Dr. Leland Heller
at 5:30 p.m. The presentation is free.
For reservations, call Bill Casian at (863) 824-2702.
Agri-Civic Center to host events
OKEECHOBEE A number of events have been scheduled to be
held at the Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center, 4200 S.R. 70 E., in
the coming weeks.
These scheduled events include: Feb 2 & 3 Bureau of Land Man-
agement wild horse adoption sale; Feb. 16 & 17 Tour of Champions
Florida Barrel Racing Series; March 9-18 Okeechobee County Fair;
March 13-18 Okeechobee Youth Livestock Show and Sale; and, May
26 & 27 Memorial Day Bike Rally.
For information, call (863) 763-1666.
Social club hosting dance
SEBRING The Highlands Social Dance Club will host a dance
fromn undi 1 p~m oun Frdy eb2 sao Uhe S ring Lions Club on
The G.I. Joe Band will be playing. Admission is $6 for non-members
and $5 for members.
The dance is open to the public, and membership is available.
Free ballroom dance classes continue this Friday with instruction
on the rumba. Classes start promptly at 6:30 p.m.
For information, call (863) 471-0559 or (863) 385-6671.
Public meeting on Basin use planned
OKEECHOBEE A public meeting dealing with recreational activi-
ties in the Kissimmee River Basin will be held Saturday, Feb. 3, at the
South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) service center in
Okeechobee from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The service center is located on the second floor of the Bank of
America building, 205 N. Parrott Ave.
The purpose of the meeting is to allow SFWMD to meet with mem-
bers of the community who are interested in using the restored Kissim-
mee River Valley region for public use and recreation.
For information, contact Kelli Stickrath at (863) 447-1998.
BOoths for non-profits offered
OKEECHOBEE The Okeechobee County Fair committee has
extended an invitation to non-profits to set up a booth at the Okee-
chobee County Fair atno charge.
The fair will run from March 9-18.
The committee will provide a table and chairs in a huge tent for
exhibitors. Please see the website http:I/okeechobeecountyfair.com for
complete information and the application required to set up a booth.
Click on vendors at the bottom of the home page, then click on the ven-
dor license agreement, check the "non-profit" box on the first page.
Be sure to mail in the application prior to the March I deadline.
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Saturday' Partly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy.
The high will be in the mid 70s. The wind will be from the south around
5 mph, becoming southeast around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday night: Considerable cloudiness in the evening, then
becoming mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and warmer. The
low will be in the lower 60s. The wind will be from the southeast at 5 to
10 mph, becoming south at 10 to 15 mph after midnight. The chance of
rain is50 percent.
Sunday- Partly cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning. The
high will be in the mid 70s. The wind will be from the southwest at 10 to
15 mph, shifting to the west in the afternoon. The chance of rain is 30
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safety measure may cause.
Boaters are strongly urged to
check in with locktenders when
traveling onto Lake Okeechobee
or the Kissimmee River and to
take notice of the hours of opera-
tion at the navigation lock before
making plans to stay out late.
For more information, please
contact the SFWMD Okeechobee
Service Center at (863) 462-5260
or (800) 250-4200 or Orlando Ser-
vice Center at (407) 858-6100 or
(800) 250-4250. You may also ask
the locktenders for operating
information when locking
through or, on Lake Okeechobee,
you may contact them on VHF
Marine Band Radio on Channel
The South Florida Water Man-
agement District is a regional,
governmental agency that over-
sees the water resources in the
southern half of the state 16
counties from Orlando to the
Keys. It is the oldest and largest of
the state's five water manage-
ment districts. The agency mis-
sion is to manage and protect
water resources of the region by
balancing and improving water
quality, flood control, natural sys-
tems and water supply. A key ini-
tiative is cleanup and restoration
of the Everglades.
Okeechobee The Taylor
Creek (S-193) navigation lock on
the north shore of Lake Okee-
chobee will receive a routine
inspection on Feb. 6, 2007. Due to
the need to perform underwater
inspections, as well as surface
inspections, locks will be closed
while divers are in the water. The
anticipated lock closures will be
between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Similar inspections also will
occur at the following navigation
locks on the following dates:
S-65E (Kissimmee River at
Feb. 15, 2007
S-65D (Kissimmee River near
US Hwy. 98)
Feb. 16, 2007
S-61 (Southport Lock at Lake
S-65 (Lake Kissimmee at the
Kissimmee River) Feb.
S-65A (Kissimmee River,
southern end of Kicco WMA)
Feb. 27, 2007
S-65C (Kissimmee River in
Cornwell, Highlands County)
Feb. 28, 2007
The South Florida Water Man-
agement District regrets any
inconvenience this necessary
TAMARAC (AP) City officials
planned on Friday to use about
40,000 pounds of iee left over from
hurricane relief efforts to water
plants, bushes and grass on a 1.7-
acre patch of land.
Officials had initially wanted to
give the ice to residents to water
their lawns, but the plan was
scrapped after it was deemed to be
too costly for sheriff's deputies to
manage the expected crowds.
The ice is costing the state
$90,000 a month to chill and is
being stored in Bartow and Jack-
Tamarac officials asked for the
ice after the Florida Division of
-announced this month it wanted to
get rid of it because it wouldn't last
until this year's hurricane season'
the South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The city's truckload will cost the
state $850 for gas and other
expenses, said state emergency
management spokesman Mike
"We have no problems with the
usage," Stone said. "We made the
offer to the local governments to
do it and they are free to do with
the ice as they feel meets their local
"It is the ultimate recycling proj-
ect," Stone added.
The state has trucked ice to
seven places so far, including a fire
department near Orlando, a His-
panic festival in Miami and a
Catholic school in Hollywood.
k skbrkwernecuoe beedbouse the
park~~~~~ ha encoe on
"Some other kids saw them and
turned them in," said Detective
According to the detective, one
boy used his skateboard to break
the electrical meters. The other
boy, she said, use his skateboard to
hit and damage a vending
According to Florida Power&
Light, the electrical meters cost
between $400 and $500 each. The
parents, said Detective Taylor, will
be responsible for paying for the
The current charges may be
changed, however, because of the
dollar amount of the damages
done. If the state attorney's office
chooses, the current charges may
be dropped and more serious
charges filed, said Detective Taylor.
The skate park was scheduled
to re-open Friday, Jan. 26.
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~pended from school.
After spending their time in a
special juvenile section of the jail,
~the boys were turned over to their
parents. The detective said
because the boys are juveniles the
parents did not have to pay a bond
to get custody of their sons.
Detective Taylor said the par
ents of one of the boys called her
and said their son needed to be
~"One of the parent said their
- *-son was out of control and they
- -couldn't do anything with him,"
~The detective said the parents
knew their sons were going to be
- handcuffed and booked into the
Detective Taylor went on to say
*several other skateboarders provid-
* -ed her with information and the
identification of the two boys who
- had committed the vandalism. She
- * said the other youngsters that used
Mr. Cassels said the two
groups should agree on concepts
first and then they could work out
On the cattlemen's request to
name the arena, Mr. Betts said if
they put enough money into
improvements they should have
the right to name the arena. He
compared that to the advertising
on the county's baseball score-
boards that call attention to the
furnishers of those scoreboards.
He went on to say that any
lease of the facility should be at no
cost tothe county and be of bene-
ft to te taxpayers.
Ilf you can get hard cost back,
you haven't lost anything," he
He suggested the cattle men
share in the cost of capital
Mr. Betts noted that the facility
has lost rental fees in the past
because the county was asking
"They (the cattlemen) expect
some revenues, but revenues
should be shared," Mr. Cassels
Mr. Brandel remarked that rev-
enue sharing was the sticking
"If we draw a line in the sand,
this is not negotiating," he said.
"Mr. Cassels has a good docu-
ment, give it back to the cattle-
County administrator George
Long noted that there are a few
"unusual things" that make it diffi-
cult for the advisory committee to
comment on the proposed agree-
ment. He stated that there was an
overlap in membership between
the cattlemen and the advisory
committee, and that Mr. Keogh is
a member of the cattlemen's
"es gongtob hrr.ese
in this case," Mrong sai .
Mr. Betts said that Mr. Keogh's
first obligation should be to the
Mr. Long replied that it was a
matter of ethics and perception.
There was some discussion as
to Mr. Keogh's relationship to the
Mr. Keogh said he saw himself
as an advisor to the committee,
rather than being over the com-
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ability to do so. He added there
were good points in both propos-
Pete Keogh, agri-civic center
manager, suggested that every-
One be treated equally. He men-
tioned the difference between the
cattle men and the fair associa-
tion. He said the cattlemen were
being requested to pay a certain
percentage of income, while the
Pair association isn't. He added
that the fair association is not
required to pay for capitol
Mr. Keogh asserted that the
cattlemen's association would be
a tremendous marketing tool for
the agri-civic center. He said that
members of the cattlemen's asso-
ciation belong to other organiza-
tions. These other organizations
might bring their events to the
agri-civic center because of the
cattlemen's connection with the
Commissioner Clif Betts sug-
gested a workshop with the cat-
tlemen. He said it would save
time and would allow the com-
mission to see what the cattle men
"We need to talk it out,"' added
Commissioner Noel Chandler.
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Library to host 'Legendary Florida'
On Friday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. the Okeechobee County Library, 206
N.W. 16th St., will host artist Jackson Walker and historian Gary Mormi-
no in their presentation "Legendary Florida," which is based upon Mr.
Walker's series of paintings by the same name. This series of paintings'
part of the collection of the DeLand Museum of Art, depicts 400 years of
Flonida's history. Mr. Walker will present the paintings from an artistlC
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Humanities Council and is free and open to the public.
Yard sale benefits Habitat for Humanity
There will be a yard sale to benefit Habitat for Humanity on Saturday,
Feb. 17, in the parking lot of Tractor Supply, 3371 U.S. 441 S., from 9 a~m.
until 3 p.m. Call the Habitat office at (863) 357-1371 and leave a message to
make arrangements to pick up donations. The deadline to receive dona-
tions is Feb. 10.
Church hosting steak dinner
His House Fellowship Church of the Nazarene. 425 S.W. 28th St., will
present "Cupid's Cafe" a romantic candlelit steak dinner on Saturday,
Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. for $1 1 per person. The deadline for reservations is Feb. I1 .
Childcare will be provided. For information, call (863) 763-3519.
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 din-
ner 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 information
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
Library to host writers workshop
Ok urtr wokh rpw e el Woo sda, e.F 17, at 630 .m.ein th
writes riton icldin g u antem msed and romne as weel a
cism to the group. Bring two pages of your work to read. For information,
call Lesley Diehi at (863) 763-2074 or Jan Febrman at (863) 357-9980.
Substance abuseboard to meet
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's advisory board will meet
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 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 board members. For infor
mation, call Jim Vensel at (863) 357-1977 or Va Marone at (863) 462-0040.
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
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rent the facility for 30 years for
In addition, they re uested
that the arena be r narqed the
Okeechobee Cattlemen's Associ-
ation Arena in pretui y
While not specifically address
ing a name change, Mr. Cassels
fcalit shle 1 efsetr e ttoas te
Okeechobee County Agri-Civic
Center in all advertising and pro-
At their last meeting, commis.
sioners asked the agri-cive center
advisory committee to comment
on the proposed lease.
"We feel that the concept of
the county and the cattlemen
working together is good," stated
Mark Brandel, chairman of the
committee. "We think it will
expand use of the building."
Commission chairman Ray
Domer asked if Mr. Brandel's
group had any specific recom-
mendations as to the terms of the
Mr. Brandel said his committee
did not feel it was their responsi-
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es this w \\iik' Fromir thle eighth
grade. Ja\-itr cGeniez and Jaisa
na0. Flroml the
sisith gradet. DJ. Vialshington and
guige aIr-ts c~laisses aIcoss cami-
p'us m'cinpctted Thuiirsda! i morn-
w\as an ecit~lingS eient, lasting 20
mounds beforel( thec w\innrers were
determine. ighth grader
Matthiew Fraser. spellinig "bomn-
b~ardmrrent" anid "'fortification" for
the title of Chamlpion. Finishing
in seccondt place w~as sixth grader
Stepheni Jose, anld our alternate
was sevenith grader Jessica
.Jimeniez. They' w\ill represent
OMS at the district spelling bee
on Feb. 15 at 9:30 at South Ele-
mentary School. Congratula-
tions to all the spellers in the
spelling bee, Brenda Aguirre,
Jochen Anglin, Alicia Boland,
LaShanti Brown, Kevin Chris-
tensen, Jennifer Corwin,
Solomon Dames, Taydra Del-
Prete, Colby Frank, Matthew
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follows its sincere use.
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Feb. 1: Heartland Honor Band,
Feb. 1: Basketball at Gifford Mid-
dle School, Feb. 6-7: FCAT Writ-
ing test (eighth grade) and Feb.7:
Progress Report Day.
Fraser, Tommy Gipson, Jessica
Jimenez, Greg Johnson, Dillon
Jones, Stephen Jose, Kaine Kent,
Kassie Kinser, Trae Kissam,
Jay~ce Kuipers, Charles Lom-
neck, Sean McCrory, Megan
M~cNabb, Nicholas Methner, Vic-
toria Parks, Kevin Peneda, Mar-
c~os Pinon, Dillon Resendiz, Amy
tion, she is survived by grand-
sons; Scott (Robin) Shumann of
Columbus, Ohio, Todd (Deb)
McQueen of West Liberty, Ohio
and Brett Noel of Jourdenton,
Texas; granddaughters, Marsha
(Beau) Hair of Okeechobee and
Abby McQueen of Omaha, Neb.;
10 great-grandchildren, nephews;
Franz C. Herman and Ernie; and
Local visitation will be held on
Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007, from 11
a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Buxton
Funeral Home chapel. Funeral
s~ericreso wet eeladlinroMa ys ill ,
All local arrangements are
under the direction and care of
Burton Funeral home and Crema-
tory, I10 N.E. Fifth Street, Okee-
Alise Fisher, age 79 of Okee-
chobee died Jan. 26, 2007, at h~er
home. Mrs. Fisher was born April
4, 1927 in Basinger to Lawrence
and Rodie Smith. She was a
Mrs. Fisher was preceded in
death by her husband of 62 years,
Martin L. Fisher '
She is survived by her two
sons, John L. Fisher and Alfred L.
Fisher, both of Basinger; four
grandchildren and six great
Graveside funeral services will
be held Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007 at
10 a.m. with interment to follow
at Baesingelr Cemeetery Pastor Al
All arrangements are entrusted
to the care of Bass Okeechobee
Funeral Home and Crematory,
205 N.E. Second Street, Okee-
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Johanna H. Pestel Meeks, age
84 of Okeechobee died Friday,
Jan. 26, 2007, at her~ residence.
Born Sept. 1, 1922, in Germany
she has been a resident of Okeel
chobee for the past 10 years. She
was a member of First English
Lutheran Church in Ohio and
attended Peace Lutheran Church
in Okeechobee. She was also a
member of the Central Ohio
Schnauzer Club, the Ohio Spotted
Horse h soscia ion kntd W n
ing, bowling, and horses.
She is preceded in death by her
husbands, Herman Pestel and
Don Meeks; son, Albert (Butch)
Pestel; and two sisters.
Mrs. Meeks is survived by
daughters, Bonnie Jean (John)
McQueen of West Liberty, Ohio
and Judy (Phil) Noel of Okee-
chobee; stepdaughters, Gloria,
Vicky, Anna and Donna. In addi-
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VFW Post plan garage sale
Big Lake VFW' # 10539, 3912 U.S. 441i S.E.. will hovld their annual
garage sale on Saturday, Jan. 27. from 8 a.ml. until 3: p.ml. Breakfalst
and lunch will be served. The post is now\ accep~tinlg donlatiols.. For
information, call Shirley Jarrell at 1863`1 467!-450).
Church hosting white elephant sale
Sacred Heart Catholic Church. 901 S.W.: Sixth1 St.. \\'ill host~ a1
white elephant sale will take place at the duchl~l~l piilionl onI Satulr-
day and Sunday,, Jan. 27 and 28, stalrtilg 8 al.ml.
Winter Fest in BHR planned
The Buckhead Ridge Volunteer Fire Depar~tment.11 S.R. 78 W!, w:ill
host Winter Fest on Saturday, Jan. 27, from 9 a.mi. until 3 p.mn. For
information, contact Beverly at (863) 46i7-01731.
Church hosting special movie night
The movie "Between the Walls" will be shown Sundayi, Jan. 28,
at 6 p.m. at the Treasure Island Baptist Church, 42093 U.S. 441 S.E.
Free movie snacks will be available in the fellowship hall from 5:30
until 6:30 p.m. Adults are requested to pay a $5 donation, children
are free. All proceeds will go for a youth evangelism conference.
Everyone is invited. For information, call (863) 76c3-0550.
Eastern Star hostmng breakfast
Okeechobee Chapter No. 128, Order of the Eastern Star, will
hold a breakfast on Sunday, Jan. 28, at the Okeechobee Masonic
Lodge, 107 N.W. Fifth Ave. The menu will include homemade b~is-
cuits and sausage gravy, scrambled eggs and hashbrown casserole,
sausage and bacon, grits, fruit, Florida orange juice and coffee. The
cost is $5 per person. Breakfast will be served from 8 until 11 a.m.
For information, call (863) 634-8087.
A ple Family to be in concert
His House Fellowship Church of the Nazarene, 425 S.W. 28th St.,
will present The Apple Family in concert on Sunday, Jan. 28. Service
times are pre-service praise at 10:20 a.m., with the service/concert
at 10:30 a.m.
Baptist church sponsors crusade
Reverend Bill Britt will be preaching at the First Baptist Church,
401 S.W. Fourth St., Jan. 28-31. Services will be held at 8:15 and 1 1
a.m., and at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 28. Monday through
Wednesday, Jan. 29-31, there will be a noon Bible study lunchl and a
6:30 p.m. service each day. Call the church office at (86;3) 763-2171
for lunch reservations.
Library hosting musical series
lan Nairnsey will be bringing back his Broadway musical series
to the Okeechobee County Library. This year's series is called An
Evening with the Composer, and will feature composers who are
known for their contributions to the musical theater. All programs
are on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. in the library meeting room at
206 S.W. 16th St. The program schedule is: Jan. 30 will focus on
George Gershwin; Feb. 6 will highlight Irving Berlin; and. Feb 13 will
feature Noel Coward. This series is a combination of informative
lecture and pleasurable listening and is free and open to the public.
Church hosting Doerfel Family
The Doerfel Family will be in concert at the Buckhead Ridge Bap-
tist Church, 8 Cypress Street, on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. Tom
and Cheryl and their 10 children play and sing bluegrass. Everyone
is invited. Buckhead Ridge Baptist Church now has an early Sunday
morning service at 8:30 a.m. Sunday school begins at 9:.45 a.m. The
regular worship service is at 1 1 a.m.
ROAD boards will meet
The executive board meeting of Recovering Okeechobee After
Disaster (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.
R84 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.
0HS will host puppet show
Okeechobee High School, 2800 U.S. 441 N., will lost the puppet
show "Rip Van Winkle" in the OHS auditorium at 7 p.m. on Jan. 31.
Tickets are on sale at the Main Street office, 111 N.E. Second Ave.
For information, call (863) 357-MAIN.
Legion Free Fair will be Feb. 1-11i
The 51st American Legion Free Fair will be held Feb. 1-1 1 at 501
S.E. Second St. Display booths will be available in the Legion H-all.
For information, call the Post at (863) 763-2950.
Church plans youth revival
The Okeechobee Church of God Cross Fire Youthr Ministry, 3011
N.E. Fourth Ave., will hold a youth revival Feb. 2-3 startling at 6j p.mr.
Programs will be presented by "lgnite" (COG youthr banld), "Fire
Within" (COG youth drama team) and "Divine Purpo~se" (COG( mil-
lege drama team). Concessions will be alvailab~le from~ 5 until 6j p.mn.
For information, call (863 763- 127.
Scrapbooking party slated for Feb. 2
A scrapbooking crop party will be held on Friday, Feb. 2, from 6
until 10 p.m. at the First Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. All
levels of scrapbookers are welcome. There will also be a card-rrnak-
ing demonstration. Carolyn Jones will be available to assist you
with your scrapbooking questions and supplies. Refreshments will
be served and there will be door prizes. Bring any scrapbook pages
on wh ch yl 5are currentib w rking.0F~or information, call Carolyn at
Healthy Start board will meet
The board of directors of the Okeechobee Healthy Start coalition
will meet Friday, Feb. 2, at 10 a.m. as part of the boardl workshop.
The Okeechobee Healthy Start Coalition is part of a statewider nlet-
work of coalitions responsible for planning and imnplemrentinrg serv-
ices for pregnant women and infants. The O~keechobee Healthly Start
Coalition is made up of citizens interested in promoting healthy farn-
ilies and healthy outcomes for babies in Okeechob-ee. For in formra-
tion about the coalition, contact executive director Kay Begin at
VNA offers memory screenings
The Visiting Nurse Association, 20)8 S.E-. Park Streeit. will co~nduc~t
free memory loss screenings sponsored by the~ Alzheirn~r's Ass~cia-
tion on Friday, Feb. 2, from 1 1 a.mn. until 2:30. C:all Donnal; TrueF at (772)
285-6291 or (800) 861-7826; fo~r appointments.
BRSS 10urney benefits March of D~imes
Seacoast National Bank wyll hold the~ ilfthl annual Marchlri of D~irne
bass tournament to benefit the lMrchl of Djirnes ron Sa~tuirday. Freb. 3,
out of the Okee-Tantie M~arina. Early registrationi i ava~i;,labl at
wtww.seacoastnational.com, or byv pickingr upi anl aplicaii~tion at anly
Seacoast National Bank location. The entry fee ii i11 per, two h-mianl
boat. Tournament hours wLill be from safer day?!!gh]t unltij 3 p~.rn. All p~ro-
ceeds w~il benefit the Mlarch of Dimes
Northern Friends Day is planned
The Browns will be in concert Sunday. Feb. 4. at 10J:'! a.rni. ;it the
Treasure Island Baptist Church. 420J9 [;.S. 44 1 S.E.. inl ce~lejbjratio of
Northern Friends Appreciation Dayi Fo~llowinig the concert there wvill
be dinner on the grounds. Everyone is inviteifd. For inlforma~tio~n. call
U coming Events
Okeechobee Christian Cycles wvill meet every Saturday at 7:30
a.m. at the Clock Restaurant: 1 11 1 S. Parrott Avle. A ride will follow a
short business meeting. Anyone is welcome to ride twlice before
joining. For information, contact: Roland Spencer at (863) 69t-
i224: Debbie Izzo at (863) 634-6257; or, Holly Stewart at (863) 610-
AA meets from 7:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the Church of Our Say-
iour. 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.
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)
(A.A.) Closed discussion meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the
Church of Our Savior, 200 N.W. Third St.
Grief and Loss Support Group meets every Tuesday at 10 a.m. at
the Hospice Building located at 411 S.E. Fourth St. in Okeechobee.
Everyone is welcome. For information, contact Enid Boutrin at
FamSil 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-
Widows 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.
Gospel Sing every Tuesday beginning at 7 p.m. The public is
invited to participate with vocal and/or instrumental music. For
information, contact Douglas Chiropractic Center at (863) 763-
The Gathering Church Overcomers Group meets at 7:30 p.m. in
the fellowship hall, 1735 S.W. 24th Ave. This is a men's only meet-
ing. 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 informa-
tion, contact Dr. Edward Douglas at (863) 763-4320.
AA 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 meet-
Martha's House support groups meet each Wednesday. Spanish
groups meet from 7 until 8 p.m. at the Okeechobee Christian
Church, 3055 3.E. 18th Terrace. Ana Romero is the group facilitator.
Another group meets in the Okeechobee County Health Depart-
ment, 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)
AA meeting meets from noon until 1 p.m. at the First United
Methodist Church 200 N.W. Second St. This is an open meeting.
AA meeting meets from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Sacred Heart
Catholic Church, 701 S.W. Sixth St. This will be a closed discussion.
Narcotic Anonymous (NA) meet in the New Horizon building,
100 S.W. S cond Ave., from 7 until 8 p.m. For information, call
Tantie Quilters meet 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 Massey at (863) 763-6510.
AA Closed big book meeting from 8 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Church
of Our Savior, 200 N.W. Third St.
Prayer group meets at 10 a.m. at the Community Center, 412
N.W. Sixth St. For information, call (863) 763-5996.
Christian Fellowship Prayer group meets at 9:30 a.m. in the fel-
lowship hall at 412 N.W. Sixth St. For information, call (863) 763-
Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee will meet from noon until 1 p.m. at
Village Square Restaurant, 301 W. South Park St. All Kiwanis and the
public are welcome. For information, contact Frank Irby at (863)
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-
42 Or in orma lon.
Cowboys for Christ will meet at Dunklin Memorial, 407 N.W.
Third Ave. Everyone is invited. For information, call Mike Fletcher at
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 Thursday
at 6 p.m. For information call (863) 763-2893, or call Shirlean Gra
ham or Irene Luck at (863) 763-2893 or (863) 763-0202.
The Social Security Administration Office has moved to the One
Stop Center, 209 S.W. Park St., in Okeechobee. Representatives will
be available there from 9 a.m. until noon.
Free Adult Basic Education/GED and English as a second lan-
guage classes will meet from 7 until 9 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic
Church, 701 S.W. Sixth St.
Okeechobee Outreach Hope Narcotics Anonrymous will meet
from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Church of Our Saviour, 200 N.W. Third St.
For information, call Hugh Lambert at (863) 763-7185.
Okeechobee Citizens Recreation Association, OCRA will meet at
7:30 p.m. at Teen Town, 305 N.W. Second St. Anyone interested
may attend. For information, contact Frank Coker at (863) 467-1941.
Ongoing Caregiver Support GroupHospice of Okeechobee and
the Area Agency on Aging sponsor a caregiver support group every
Thursday at 2 p.m. Anyone who is caring for an ill family member is
welcome to join. The group is facilitated by social workers and pro-
enfs antio n iea. The met ns ae edoat H spi et 41l SE
Fourth St. For information, call (863') 467-2321.
AA 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 meet-
Narcotics AnonIymous 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.
Okeechobee Main Street's Farmer's Market will be held every
Thursday evening from 4 until 7 p.m. in Flagler Park 3. Any ques-
tions and/or comments can be directed to the Main Street office at
Tops Take off Pounds Sensibly #669 meets at 9 a.m. at the First
United Mlethodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. The public is invited.
All persons interested in a sensible approach to losing weight and
becoming a part of a caring group are welcome to come and see
what we are all about. For information, contact Ollie Morgret at
Highlands Social Dance Club welcomes the public to their dance
every Friday, from 7:00 until 10:00 p.m. at the Sebring Lions Club on
Sebring ParkwzayJ, one mile east of U.S. 27 in Sebring. Tickets are $5
for members and $6 for guests. For information, call (863)1 471-0559
or (863) 385-6671.
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Comments will be published in the newspaper as space permits.
PAVING: Can you tell me when they are going to finish 36th Street that
go~es through Basswood? They got half of it finished and it's been like that
fo~r a month or more. Are we going to have to wait for another election
ilefore thle county gets onto the contractor to finish? I hope not. We need
that finished because we pay enough taxes to have better service than
that. Editor's Note: While a portion of the street has been paved, the
county has rejected the work. The county had a core test done on the
asphalt and the results of that test indicated that the asphalt is not accept-
able. Because of that, the asphalt will have to be removed and the road
repaved. The county is working with the contractor now to determine
h ow thley want to approach the work that needs to be done.
JUSTICE: I am a very concerned person. I came forward to get a sexu-
al predator, a stalker and murderer brought to justice and when I tied to
testify against him he called me a liar and a slanderer. All these years later
everyone finds out that I was telling the truth. Isn't that justice for you?
Whlen thle law lets criminals go, don't worry because the truth always
comes out no matter how hard you bury it. I was told last year that this
guy killed himself out of guilt over what he had done. I thought it was
such good news because no innocent person would be killed or no inno-
cent child would be molested by him. Now I find out in the Okeechobee
News that he is at it again molesting a child. The kid is real lucky this
guy didn't kill him to keep him quiet about what he had done. They put
hlim back in prison. He doesn't deserve life, even in prison. The victim he
helped kill didn't get one.
WAR: I'd like to make a suggestion about winning this Iraq war. It
doesn't take more troops. All we have to do is coat our bullets in pigs
blood and let them know about it. That would be the end of the war
because they are deathly afraid of that. All's fair in love and war and it
would save a lot of American lives. Drop our wild pigs on their country
and coat our bullets in pig blood. That's all we've got to do and we will
VETERANS: What guarantee has the United States government offer-
ing our veterans when they come back from this war? The same as they
offered the Korean veterans, or the Vietnam veterans, or the Desert War
veterans who are living in cardboard boxes on the streets of our big cities
oihw no teia elptatThebe areesus ring rom dseases ehtwe en
kind of animal have we got in the White House?
NO PROFITS: Profits from the Agri-Civic Center! That's a good one!
That would be really funny if it weren't so depressing. That place is a
money pit that has proven to be a black hole sucking in the taxpayers'
money. Is anyone foolish enough to think that place will ever even be
close to breaking even?
OLD JAIL: I went to the county commission meeting to offer support
for the opening of the skate park and was glad that the kids are getting
another opportunity to enjoy that facility. But I decided to make a day of it
and sit through the whole meeting. I have some questions I'd like Okee-
chobee News to help me with. What's the deal with the old jail? Why
don't our commissioners want to restore it? I made up my mind to get
involved with that group because we need to preserve what little bit of
history we have left in Okeechobee. Please tell me who the group is that
would like to restore the old jail. Also, I am all for growth in Okeechobee
but when someone from out of town can come in here and pitch a tent
to sell their stuff without even being a part of this town and without even
saying who they are, I feel it's time to put a stop to it. Why don't our coun-
tycmissners at to protect s Editor's Nioe:S Te Mw ru s
Street. From what we've been told, it's not that they are against the
restoration but it seems that it is turning into a very costly project. Howev-
er, at this point no decision has been made by the board. As for your
question about the tent sale, the commissioners directed staff to develop
a concept that will protect the community. Once staff has finished it, the
plan will be put before the countycommissioners and theywill decide on
the bestwayto handle this issue.
LAW LIBRARY: Does anyone know when the law library will be mov-
Ing from the old courthouse to the new courthouse? They have a large
room in the new one marked law library but it is empty. If you want to
use the law library you have to make an appointment to use it and it is
like pulling teeth. It is only open one day a week. They spent all that
money on a new courthouse but can't afford to move the books from the
old library to the new library. Anyone have any clue as what is going on?
Editor's Note: It has not been determined what will be done with the law
library. There is no requirement that the library must be retained, and
space in the new judicial center is not such that the library can be estab-
lished without an attendant there to supervise. Currently, if anyone wants
to use the law library an appointment can be made, but s nce there is very
it heOeehbee ConyBadnoftCut Cmisonr til p
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FHSRA prep rodeo
The Brahman rodeo team will
host a Florida High School
Rodeo Association (FHSRA)
rodeo Saturday, Jan. 27, begin-
ning at 10 a.m. at the Cattle-
men's Rodeo Arena on U.S. 441
The cutting competition will
take place on Sunday, Jan. 28, at
9 a.m. at Adams Ranch between
Okeechobee and Ft. Pierce.
nTahdem blic is invi ed. There is
cessions will be available.
For information, contact Dar-
lene Bass at (863) 634-5815.
OHS tennis teams
Costopoulos and Helton, P.A.
will host their fifth annual adult
tennis fundraiser to raise funds
n'n th ?eks hobe~eaHig dcha
I7 eand Sbuneday, Ja. 28, Sat he
Cmplaenx tennis courts, 580 N.W.
The event is open to any adult
and consists of A and B levels in
men's and women's doubles
and mixed doubles$3 o ah
All entrants will receive an
event T-shirt, along with a chick-
en dinner with sides and a drink
on the first day of the event. Din-
ner tickets can also be pur-
chased from members of the
O.H.S. tennis team for $7 each.
For an entry form or informa-
tion, call Costopoulos & Helton,
P.A. at (863) 763-1120; Dave Elllis
at (863) 763-4518; or, Daryl
Roehm at (863) 467-6011 or
If there is no answer, leave a
message and your call will be
An organizational meeting for
all interested managers, players
and officials will take place at 7
pEm. on ee1Atesda~y, JnC31 a
Men's league fees $350 (plus
e2a5 aenua 0 ; A-e) women's
Feb e9 FrbCi fr t n ca l
Recreation Department at (86;3)
Bank will host
annual bass tourney
Seacoast National Bank will
hold the fifth annual Bass Tour-
nament to benefit the March of
Dimes on Saturday, Feb. 3, out of
Early registration is available
or by picking up an application
at any Seacoast National Bank
locations. Advance registration
will be closed on Jan. 31.
Anglers will begin at safe light
with a weigh-in at 3 p.m.
The entry fee is $110 per 2-
The public is invited to attend
the weigh in and participate in
the 50-50 giveaway to win great
Taylor Creek Bass Club will
hold its monthly meeting on Feb.
8 at the Buckhead Ridge VFW
Pos #e9528bbeginningsaet gs pm
on the second Thursday of each
month with bass tournaments
en.Nhw mebr o 4er eaenk;
non-b waters are wel nm tDae
Stout at (863) 467-2255.
Adult ba eball
Adult S18 Ond over) players
are wanted for a men's baseball
If interested, contact George
at (863) 634-7657.
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rL A CHARMING NEW HOME IN
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description or let one o our Sales Associates
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~ 1 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 ig s lltation.
Asking only $150,000.00.Brn al
offers. Call Joe at 863-610-1639.
ATTENTION: INVERFORS 1 GREAT BIUiSU\ DEAL COhISTERCIA4L INVESTMENTT hTTHm 141 R ~URN AND REPEA CllENTEL INCLUDES
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* TAYLOR CREEK LOTS 3 x 110 with great wia all 501 SE '!r Strcrl ;-Ir~i1ho 512011 11.11111- : 21.1 o:n ma~llin cnjl .'48 SE L-h A: e~nue A~bmg 5181,900.00 Cal
* High & Dryl Beautiful 5 aare tract wlth~ lots of pines located on 41-11 n...rth rn i~L, e Monriin Esljtat r Ith 330I frontage on 4-t This land haus a lot of potential for develop
ment Positioned in a quiet remote area that is perfect for thie ioutdo~ors typ thF Lt lke hu nr; 3 rlUerlst~l eI- nI AfM.lng )'C0 000l To new thlj Lbsting call Shelly at S6%>1-5294
* Lookng for a vacant lot in Brentwood Estates? We may hai e hth ng~ht plje lor \ ou it i; Ini L beaunl tui luded culldsat lot surrounded by~ plenty of tall oak trees, Ideal
for a person who loves the outdloors It Is the perfet locatin to bullJd ahom- or tci rn ne j tainul*
* 170' X 220 Imilding lot in Country Meadows. A;ing olnly 560 00f'
* Seven large Multi-Family lots in great location. East slde at t..w~n Ju-t oI:l Hi7t -lo near E. r rgldel. J, P.sI ?~ng $1.000~ 0001 call Elbert at So3-634-7460.
* 18.95 Beautifull acres in the NE section. Call Joe to see ths, are e R~c'nl rdjd o+Cr p
"If you are Interested In listing your Bro~lertV, give us a call. We are currentiv seeking new Ilstings.
Call us to discuss the sale of Your DroDerts.
O~fie~86-765851Elbert Batton ~ Licensed Real Estate Broker
Melissa Arnold: 863-610-2280
Lisa Molyneaux: 863-697-1261 Joe Arnold: 863-610-1639
Shelly Batton: 863-634-5294
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Real Estate Pages. Contact
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Don Renfranz, Inc.'s 1a lo C1/10 TLa T8K1 S tate
1881 U.S. Highway 441 S.E. Okeechobee, FL 34974
Phone: (863)763-7312 Fax (863)763-7317 Email: taylorre~strato.net
Donald A. Renfranz/Broker 863-467-2930 or 863-634-4596
Geraldine Patent/Sales Associate 863-763-1616 or 863-610-7006
Vicki & Perry Green/Sales Associates 863-467-6516 or 863-610-0962
ERGE 10 -U R "- xCute litt I cac21ron stra (wr on
IN G BASWOD!R pornr lo location in seawalled Lake-access canal with boa-
very desirable King Bay, water/sewer Ims tramp and dock in Treasure Island! A
commuruty pool at clubbouse! Never lived great winter or weekend fishing' ge~t-away
in2 bedroom! Not "in-town", but ut mi-without the ex ense of being 'fancy!"
utesfromTown! Low$185,0001 C Includes list o furniture! $1 9,0001
a91112 ONLI 558,000) FOR \OU1R n8%15 PRICE REDUCED! AON THE
WARM WINTER SPOT! Ancient Oaks LAKE-ACCESS CANAL I NIN
RV Resort, a restricted condo ownership OAKS! Ori Inaly at $190,000! Really nice
community for RV living! With addition "Park" model bdroom with carport & ele-
this 1986 Sun "Park" model totals 2 bed- vated addition! Your own boat dock and
rooms, complete with carport! Affordable Ibrick patio! Enjoy all Ancient Oaks RV
maintenance fee! Quick Seller! CALL! Resort has to offer!~ Now just $144,5001
10 ACES $180 000
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h : tW~h "511 1 1 2UU b. I'arrott 763;-2104 www.century21okeechobee.com
I . David; Hazeief d63-610-1553 Bettyl Hamclief 8i63-610-0144 Hallie Dav~is S63-610-1304 Slu rorn Prevatt 863-6341-069 Dee Reeder 863-610-2485
1) 1 ace with DWVMH. 2, plenty of room for addit~ion~nvatt i~in.franlrt ~Res hase,!ted pool, '. m li l5~
faiyand fnads. Lots of trees Fireplace in mnrhtubcubos thltofn eI
Fail oom.Calil stingoffcicefr appointmt. Every~thing;ut goes inclding 2~C T8s, ia VO I~F
CalBarbara McLClellan 86%34-797. Asking and silverwaret All you needl to bnng s ,our..- r .
51400 SL# 93rHI clotthd Call Betsy Sheffield 866Y;-9 "- . ` I =r~f ..' 8,I 1013-M: HOME IS EXUUISITE, 1/2 built 2005, jldihr a e arport. 20011H: Taylor Cnrek 20 13.BR/2. iA ModK. home w/2 firelacs,
2)."Completely Fumished"S94,900 Mouvein 1003ll M\ CTl dl"ot 2ic~ic b droo andit) 2o~m ba ir b jn 00le pdtwlle hin lalow, Cu~ ds3 trunl hum Isadne ard9 e tub 19041 Sq ft. 14t35 storage shedJ, building with A/C, tool benches,
Ready Super sweet! 2/2 SW.MH, family room, 4). Looking for Peace and Quiet? T~his is It! caprrendp hi; uitxi\ ro "mater w/.: a'rateC shower, dfflances, and lage rtorda e idg hMa) fuolituFF Ileto, 11tilitV no. ]S Jnd kitchen, mlxedf flooringla rg
coverd patio, storage shed, treened and car- 41/2 SW.MH with 40x14 .addition and nc Huzr~ .i a n bledrtonl r agn hen ff; oa7TM..~ihLI 930 front deck and fencedl. 209~000 MLS49223
peted patio and attached double car carport 12x20 enclosed front porch. 10x10 back
Sprinkler system, compl-te-ly furnished and deck, 1/2 acre fenced in lot, brandne
ready for you to move in. #9225 metal roof wc/extra insulation, newv floor- c:.y.
ing, new\ bathtub and newM paneling.~
3). "Home Away rom Home" completelyfur- Plenty of trees. Asking 5125,0 a.
nished '91 Skyline Park model with (#92744) .' ,* s~f ~e
Advertise in The Okeechobee News *
R I3003-M1: TREASURE 15LAND Do~uble Ji~ e mo~ble r\large 5001-MI RV WITH8X28 ADDITION on aquietCul-De-Sac-carpor1 0(MBRANDNEWOUT~OFTHEBOX! 38R/RADoublewideonu
s ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ vj adto nkeywaefotlk ce o k pncn u ster Ro ton t aflh 1Jas tcr r boat ro rn 1+-armvr~livedin~fenlntapiyant~spit nimomlanRmastcrmombas
I . Iug s1tor 5L:d(he. rewrt. Club 110uje, Underground P'oo~ Boat Ramp.'^'L.STED ATGrdnTb, Sk lights, Vaulle ceiling, 24eptic Tan~kslurge Oak tars
carort concrete Jriv and alms 'emMS 2X27 A\PPRAISED V'ALUE Male it vours &r feel the breeze! MlLS#13 ah dist. Call utaav for further info. MLS#91968
Patricia Louise Goolsby
Lic. R.E. Broker
Kahlbl n a~ncaster,
FULL SERVICE REALTOR Eric & Vicki Anderson VIi.)I 111111 Kl:~kil 1CRiE~ ..torinLh.g rli... nklug .1..>..
4251I-Iw. 41 S* 83-44-588 es..xog500-D: NEW ON .THE: MARKET! Part of duplex 2br/2ba extra 3R28A homne on 2+arres. we I maintatinedj, large scRreene room 1-:GORGEOUS 3/22 half bathts CBS h~ome on 2+-Acres.
roomN.44 .83-3-586340 *n couild b madde in! to 3rd~ manl buil It 99 reen prctI ,nh, oe ih,, .( kin a.;i ,. 1, .f u it2005, open concept, split bedroom, plan, master rm has 2 ckwr-
.~ I . n lgltre dlha!itb hat all to me, inu r t ts w imable doors, leads out to thedporch. Walk thru pan n,
513-M: 30 ACRES with Joubhle widle homen. fnced~c and porle
fened, a only $25,000 per acre. rural area bUt clOSe' to townI.
nice highl and dry rancht land. at this police it'\ wtorthr :o take a
Poolhome 4/2/2 lc~a~aaed n rmermmn g. 3BR/2BAmodulsar home /eenmh n rm rotpoc,
tyBlue Heron Golf& Cou tClub. Home has ovenrsie drieway, seawall, dock.w/walkway.9 x 12 ISP Ti ~ ..-I1TU
althe features yu3-6.ee Refreshing file detached shed. 8 x 14 storage area. Deep canal i W j a
I1.H .~~i .cll .~r~ .r--~, u,- Y F Call Kathy 86'Hi34-8676 l.1L $11 cl1* iste
LINUD LISTINGS I
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noN Fa, .1 o ,.r......ar.:1,..1 1. ., adiv A 5029-M: L~arge #2 mobile onl one acre, living room plus large 5030M: VIKING LARGE 488}2BA mobile hlome on Onle acre
~1 r~-l -I ., l CNE T.. .1- - .E 5 .,02-: SPOT IN THE SUN 38R\/DA, spit planr fklor, open front fmiuni roo~m with bar, reverse osmrosis,Iarge: kitchen, thermal/ with living room plus family room. large kitchen, buill 2005,fire-
cr~n.;.u..:r. r.-..rC.in nb porch,open C)IccPt lot Size1 (Khl28. built 004KN.Irrteld panev \. -s 1 II iI r. < a.rl.021 *Other mobile for ell afe pl...also has extr lot or ell $35k...Other mobile home for sel
I- . MM tY~~ll~?y~~~ th n ftestet54,0 M' 20 s downl. MLS#93012) on the same road. Call todlay to Show! #9302
vilLyfRARIIW T~s Fc)JJIiB uttRlui
cu CAA e LRDS(RS 47 ,rageG!! """" eup andbing yur horwso Ri-Bar Estates 2 Actes 5 1 I s II <12110 LS# 92004 Reduced! (2) 13+acres in Estate at Okeechobee Pine 5+~-acres before County line
Cbn a apizs o a n aedckh buyermustsupply utilities. Take ~astlineto NW300 ) 1 (10) ML$#92 422 10+-acres lotcated NW 24th Dr Pinelands MLS#92718 25+-acres in Dark Hammock Just Listed Spot in the
Kath"* wlm se ino8364876#26 Sun 5+-acres MLS#92956
I.;- -Availaoie at Reduced PrlceS
~ CSE OND TO ONPB.H. Tucker, P.A., Lic. Real Estate Broker
Brandon D. Tucker, P.A, Lic. Real Estate Broker
104 N.WL 7th Ave..(863) 763-4010 """""'- S "Bl" "'ns uS'. Boker/Assoc.
.14 TOII Free 888-874-2945 John Pell, GR.I., Broker/Assoc.
Email: email@example.com Website: www.fucker-groupacon Sharon Johnson 634-6241 Jeri WIlson 634-60561
oicerS SER~VICE INTEGRITY EKPERIENI CE Sheryl C. Mark o3-33 lb n ead a y 697-6221
Of Okeechobee Realtyr, Inc.
Kath:- Godw~in Uce. R.E. Broke-r
3126 Highway 441 S 863-763-8222
Drefpropt~okeechobee com wu.preferredyropertiesofokeecrhobee~.comn
50 3-1: 12.5 BA on l9)3 acres. homles O~nly,sunken living rm, 504M UGE REMODELED 4br/2bat doublewide. newc paint,
stone fireplace, 2 wells, new roof, pole bam with 2 stalls & tak cre inyl. npen contcept, dining roomr off kitchen, walk in clos-
room, sprinkler system, giarge,, bay~ windows, nice lanidsapedi, e inside laundry room, split floor plan.garde~n tub,apen deck,
and ened. MIlS# 91763 apl ancecnral A/C, etc.circular drive way. MIS#92175
SPRLOCATIONI 1934 HWY 70 EAST t 'uu InY 1u. tsln IA srn AKrt va
HEAVY COMMERCIAL LIGHT INDUS- BA2STORY Cedar Log Home. Tongue &
TRAL ACRES on Davis Street Ceaiskie&NEWAppfmnces. Some,
$5000Call Bobby 863-634-86TI Fuitre remains. Slocked Pond. REE
$500$450,000 #212J Call Ron 86369
umn unammur aruca ru Aorce rnme r I UN Dlt I- U.aur AC;Rt. wrJDsrTLA uvVMn
LNCHETTE. 2BR/2BA MH w/endosed Deck. R-19 insulation, carper/vinyl/hardwood flooring &
;tallHorse Bam (~12x1slals)).Pond, Fenced beautiflfireplace. Irrground Pool,2Wells, Pond,
"'ross Fenced. REDUCED $50,000$440,000 2 stal Horse Bam whtack rm & Wood Fencing.
13H Call Ron 863097-6221 $369,900 #213G Call BHI 863-634-6797
OPEN & INVfTNG FLOOR PLAN )ER. E* REDUCED IN LAKEPORT -NEW SPIFFY 2BR/1BA In BUCKHEAD VidLAKE
Semi-fumbihed MODULAR HOME. Family Rm 13BR/2BA partially furnished home w/.R., ACCESS. SitsaboveBoathousewilit conaele
w/built-in office & ready to move in. Dode & rty IFamily Rm, screen porch, landscaped lawn. Landing & balaony. 2Additios for storagellaun-
boat waiting! $1 75,000 #218E Call Lori 80xi50 Lot could easily hold a 12x40 work- dry, sunroom. Seawall & Near L~ock $150,000
86343-145www.ori~xonsorn $160,000 #214C Call Jeri 863-634- #219HCallJeri8633-634405
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SIBERIAN HUSKY (m): North
Labe le, vicinity of Hedges
Stee and8 8hde Rad.
DACHSHUND- Male, Choco-
late & tan. On 1/16. Vic of St
Johns & Yee Haw Junction.
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matology. REWARD! Please
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KITTENS (2), 1 oranghol1 cali-
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A DRIVER NEEDED
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10 Okeechobee News, Saturday, January 27, 2007
JANUARY 27, 2007 /
0:00 10:30 11:00 111:30 /
/ ATRDAY MORNING
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Sears Kenmnore, heavy duty.
SMoagic Che ga~s3 r2e.
BICYCLE, 3 Wheel w/Big Seat.
Goo cod46ction. $65.
BASS MASTER MAGAZINES-
10 yr collection. $200
metal, variu ssize~s enou h
H81nlDor,g xel Oen, nee,
leaded glass, $150.
Licensed & Insured
1551 N.W. 24th
SLIDING GI SS 00RS,
White, in frame, new, never
us ed d4513x676. $385
STAIN & SEALENT- 5 Gallon:
containers, Exc. for wood
f ences, decks, New, $75
WELL WATER SYSTEM: Com-
plete w/ 300 gal ariator, sof-'
tener, and many extras. Like
new. $800. 863-674-0467
BIKE SEAT- New $180 asking
TRI-CYCLE, Like new, never~
COWBOY BOOTS: Ladies 8 -
8.5, rattle snake skin. Paid
$350, asking $70.
DRESSES 124): Women s,
larg size $240 fo all or ill
863-763-3982 before noon.
STAiMtPCOLLEC ION UOS
COCA C OL A C00LER-
3.57x2.5'W. Holds up to 48:
cans or bottles. Very good
cond. $125. (863)467-0627
ELVIS COLLECTION, Many
items, Rare items, items from
Graceland, memorabilia. $350
|ELVIS RECORD & SOUVENIR
CLLRECTION Appr@ox. alr
best offer. 863-824-3358
GLASS ELECTRICAL INSULA-
TORS- 53, $50.
es *I :
HP COMPUTER, 17" Phillips
monitor & desk. $250
AIR MATTRESS- OS, wf~hera-
peutic mattress pad, dual
control, paid $1600 asking
$600 firm (863)467-0007
BUNK BED, Loft style, dresser,
desk, great focrosmallbe~d0
(863)763-6430 Iv. msg.
BUNK BEO- Red Metal, Single
Top, Full bottom, w/mat-
tress, like new exc cond.,
$150 neg. (863)634-8795
d/comp ter2 dsk t5k he
incld. $875. (863)697-6464
CH EST 0 F DRA WE RS, 5
drawers, very good cond.,
COFFEE TABLE, 2-End tables
& Sofa table, chrome &
brsswgls tops. $250/all.
COFFdEE TABLE: Spanish oak,
16 H58"cWexn2D. $405
COMPUTER DESK, Real wood,
with hutch & separate file
cabinet. $75 (863)634-5236
COUCH- Micro Fiber, Beige,
Exel 03tSCO~nd. bl 01
(863 634-59 7
C I/YUH BED: Solid
wood, dresser attached. $70
or best offe r. Ca ll
DAY BED, with trundle bed.
wrought Iron frame, nice.
DI$IN R 7M TA E W/6
CHAIRS- glass top, black
u~phls~tered chairs, $300
DINING ROOM TABLE, Wicker
53as 2op. Io chairs $50.
DINING TABLE & CHAIRS,
Round table, 4 chairs. $40
DRESSER, Mahogany, Long
with 3 drawers on each side,
open doors in middle w/2 Ig.
mirrors. $150 (239)324-2115
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containers & large seds.
Air Conditioners 505
Books & Mlagazinea535
Bus~inlse Eqsu" ant 545
Children's Iteme 555
China. Glassware Etc. 560
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Sewing Machines 700
Television Adio 715
Wanted to Buy 740
A/C, Carrier, 4 ton, 12 Sear,
whole house. $500
AC W/HEAT- Central package
unit, 3.5 ton, York, never in-
s5 11)Td7-53 $1 50 0.
(5 1 I a 3
PIAND- Upright, antique, very
good condition, $800
FLAVOR WAVE OVEN: Very
good condition. As Seen On
TV. $50. (863)675-3401
MICROWAVE- Whirlpool, Full
sz~e. 8Ex3eln I 5ndition
ne~w. 011 use t ie. $ Ok0e
RANGE HOOD- Kenmore,
White, 3 yrs old. Excellent
conditon. $75. or best offer
RPEiR DRYEa lie new con0
STOVE: GE, electric. Oven
dosnot nokbdt tburners i
STOVE, GE, like new cond -
tion. $125 Call Brandi
WASHER & DRYER- Great
cond. $135. or will separate.
Spanish (239)245-0527 or
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NOTICE OF MEETING OFTHE
COQUINA WATER CONTROLDOISTRICT
The Board of Supervisors for Coquina Water Contol Distnct will hold a meeting on
Monday, February 5, 2007 at 9:00 A M in the Field Office, at 17429 NW 2 2nd
Street. Okeechobee, FL. AUI property owners wthin the Distnc are Invited to attend.
The purpose of this meetngIs to discuss canal maintenance
an aodco mbac wtn hantArne 5s wa i th D sale Act e sn Sneoedid70aN scia
DitcsOffices by calling (863) 763-4601 at least two (2) days enor to the date of
Twf. oequina Water Control Distnc has an ongoing Aquate Spraying PRogram.
Camnotthe Board otSupervisors
174?9 Nw ?42nd street
Ok63 c63-490 o 83) 634-3166
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heat water. With the help of a 435-page cookbook,
'"The Well-Filled Microwave," you'll be amazed at
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that make it easy to create delectable menus almost
Microwave Cookbook (No. W10) . .$15.95
Also available -
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Please add $4.00 s&h
BASS BOAT '88: 16' Lowe,
40hp Johnson, with galva-
nized trailer. $2500. or best
BAY LINER, 20 Ft., Cuddy
Cabin w/Trailer, Depth Finder
& Bimni Top. Runs, but needS
work. $2400. (863)801-3233
BYL NRo CAPR b6 t 8
GAMBLER OUTLAW- '98,
19ft., 150 HRI Trailer, GPS &
Etc. Excellent Condition,
motor, $1000 or best offer
JOHN BOA -9nS Lw 9ftr 7
KAYAK- Wilderness System
Piccolo. 14', Good shape.
0ud ba Vo4,ror h~rs. sE in
$900 neg. (863)824-6720
PONTUON BOAT 20ft atHP
ers, bimini top, w/trlr, $2500
Neg (614)452-1600 LaBelle
rONdOeN BA09 re' tO -
24 ft with 50 hp tor.
t dNuO BIOA TRAILERS
ROW BOAT: 14 Ft., 2 hp, Su-
zuki 0/B Motor & 21 Ft. galva.
nized trailer. $800 for all
SEA EAGLE 8, Like new. w/34
Ib, new electric motor. Can
use up to 3 hp 0/8. $300
STA 68 ATS 0/85bjr sleerr
Jonsn ferl s, r n
best offer. (863)763-2276
ALLEGRO 32BA 'O3- work
soin Op~ets2 sl e codo
CA6 fRd t8 ro-p sep
sides. $1495. 863-805-0272
CA RRIAGE '93 FIFTH WHEEL
greatecond.ui&ll yout3 ms
COACH 1987, 34 Ft., & Florida
rm, RV 172 Hickory Ct. in
Whisper Creek. Must be move
after March. $2000. will sell
MOTORHOME- '2003 BT
Mrui~ser. 23 V sLo$5 Ois.
ROGU '78: Hunter's special!
28", everything goes, must
be moved. $1000.
COACHMAN '04- 38' HT, w/12.
power slide, 20x10 carpeted
Fla room, 6x8 shed w/W/D,
Magic Chef refrig w/top
freezer, & 3 burner w/oven
MONTANA 01, 28 ft., 3 slides.
all new 16" tires in 4/06,
s/mny ncesois Call for
NOMAD 2000 26',w/large
May seli truck a o.
NOMAD TRAVEL TRAILER '97
Model # 3375 Deluxe. 34 Ft.,
2 Slide Outs. Very good cond.
Shop from a gif catalog
that's updated regull:
BOAT MOTOR, Evinrude, 9V2
TROLLING MOTOR, Motor
Guie 199 del. Eni e
HONDA- Superhawk VTR-996.
Needs engine work. Racing
00s Rd t erws great
KAWASAKI 440: Not bad.
$770 or will trade for motor
KAWASAKI CONCOURS '01:
Ne trs, ike new, ptricedeto
MOTORCYCLE RAMPS- pair
of steel folding ramps. Ask-
ing $100 (561)262-1390
GO CAR3-~lrr s0a~ts,
YP J.'5 Ex. co
Mu0O RHOheEd 50'ln b -
9ul 8farnisen 02n ezn ai da
Time to clean out the
yard sale in the classy
Reds and make your
clean usI a brmal
TABLE SAW. Craftsman
FUEL TANK- 150 gd;ns, au- ENGLEHARDT BASS. Upngnt. Heavy Duty. 10", 3hp. Used
minum. $150 or bst offer: Reducea 5 0 0 0 once 5300 (863)634-7706
(863)201-3492 !86 ra;35-je582 after 4pm
Epiphon Guitar, by Glbson wi WELDER, Lincoln, 225 amp.
amp, Jonn; Lennon Limited AC. 230 v. $100
Ed.. suno3urst cherry & black. (863r801 -3233
COREL SET (2 pc): 2 5 quart p~ ~ ~lrl
a n d q u 01 x d ru e G A R d rcsoe J lG S A W P U Z Z L E S : 3 2 $1 6
POT SET: 10 p eces wit Ilds. $Sd (863 3ew 160cs for a ll, wi H sep .
staliness steel. excellent S i6)6491 (863)465-9470 Lake Placid
condition. $50. Or an, Hammond Model 134. MDFE BX tr oe
863-467-7659 C mposer Series, w/ibench MODIFIED XOX- stdries ovlr
&I glinstuon books, $50 free 25 gamie( pone harddrv.
to church. (863)357-0465 cln7o~nt c7role oe odn
Okeechobee News Sat 2007
OLD HABITS FAMOUS
SPACE FOR RENT
About 3,000 Sq. FL
4865 SE 441 Hwy.
Building silli needs to be
renovated by owner
Available in ApnI 2007.
G Iaun h rs o0 ya
operates r sta rant
will make a otne.
Flexible on rent
it's never too late to fid
KING BlaY 2brn1b dulx
mo petC, 7700/2n3 13st, la38
leave msg. or email:
OKEECHOBEE: KINGS BAY
2bd/2ba, Brand New,$1200
Property -Sale 1010
Frann u Sale 12
Houses Sale 1025
Property -Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots -Sale 1045
Real Estate Wanted1065
Rsrt Property *
On 1/4 acre
Above ground pool
11Ai 6' et
Carpet & Tile.
MUSt SeeO 10
NEW HOME On Your Lot!
3br, 2ba, Garage, Lg. Liv. Rm.,
Maintenance Free Exterior.
$1 15K. Lawrnce Associates
OKEE., Rediuce b lwA apr
cluded util she s 1-10xi2 &
LAKESHORE RESORT- LAKE
PLACID, FL., New 2BD cottag-
es on Lake Placid, 300' white
a dnitis Ca li d86ck 41-a2d6d5
Nightly, wkly & mt ly4 rentals
also avail. Call (863)465-2135
Mobile Home Lots 2005
Mobile Home Parts 2010
Mobile Homes Rent 2015
Mobile Home Sale 2020
BUCKHEAD RIDGE- 2br, 2ba
dbl wide, CA, heat, No pets,
Yearly lease, $650/mo
DOUBLEWIDE: 3br, 2ba, sits
on 5 acres, well fenced.
$1200/mth. $1900 sec dep-
PLATTS BLUFF, 2br, 2ba. un-
furnished. 1.5 acres lawn, 3.5
pasture. All fenced & gated.
$900. mo. (239)707-5155
RIVER ACRES, 2BR/1.5BA,
Si0gl on Ki sim ee lie tc
Yally lease. (863)467-5616
ed seller. Priced to go
DOUBLE W10E: 3BR, 2BA,
12x24 Carport, 12xi2 Florida
air/heat. Adult park. Low lot
rent. Very nice. Mostly
furnished. $20,000 Neg.
holleyl`2@S r~f n ht.net
OKEE.- 2br, 1ba, Insulated 10
xa nd~r / Furxis~hedaSh d
Mobile Home on 1 acre.
Crown Molding, Wood
a Bo on n g uA l N ew Ap p ia c
3br,2ba, lake access, quiet
area, $700/mo.,1Ist., last&
sec dep. (561)743-4331
Sport YkcuATVs iM
LOVESEAT- Blue, burgundy
pin strip, Exc. Cond. 5150 or
best offer (863)634-5977
MIRROR- 3 ft. x 6 ft.. 5100
leather, very pastel creamy
green. $500 or best offer.
S 6)357-203 e esee prer,
white. $95 (863)612-9831
SOFA BED: Rust & Light
Brown Color, Full size. Light
wei ht. Good condh~on. $50.
30ApE. 3101 (6) 4-2n
SOFA- Like new, Floral & tan,
2 seater, 70' ong. Priced
S ,*'SE4T 9NA0A p,n 5508
wSle ppaer clr tLight
d $(6)iti n. $525. (6)57-5754
SPARE BEDROOM SET- Or-
thomedic mattress & box
dre se$ 0. (6 )9 37 3
THOMASIVILLE: Long, solid
wood, older but in cood con-
dition. $50. 863-63 -0079
WATERBED- Soft sided,
Queen size. Like new! $500
a a ~
GOLF CLUBS- Complete,
matched set, metal woods,
irons, bag, putter & Callaway
BB #1. $135. 863-946-3123
C.V.A. MUZZLE LOADER: 50
caliber, Almost new, synthet-
ic stock, Cap lock, $100 or
best offer. (863)467-2148
DEER RIFLE- Sporterized .303
British, Synthetic stock, Peep
si hts, $175.
PISTOL: Walther P22, 5" Bar-
7e 6 )alz7r 3N w, in case.
REMINGTON 12 GA- Premier
(81837,7 liew, clean, $650
RIFLE M1, Carbine Re lica, 30
caliper, By Tompson Machine
Guns, Extras, Exc cond $700.
SPSS~tails n7mmo R m
ington magnum. $500.
Rae exul Iod. e6 e r
TAURUS (2) PT-92-AF, Semi
tltra Ligh Ti anu ,U $0
WINC. AUTO 380- Model 100,
a Marlin 30-30 carb., & a 22
Auto Pistol, $1050 will sep
EXERCISE MACHINE- Ellipti-
cal, rarely used, Paid $500
nneve oe d, $b Od
863-675-6961 after 3 pm
HMVYER UPRIGHbToVAC UM
ORECK: Upright, w/ handheld
for furniture or blinds, almost
3 467 440 f or both.
PHANTOM (2), 1 Fury & 1
Thunder. Works good. $125
f or both, wilil separate.
MOUNTED FISH & WILDLIFE
tlere nprt t itgs edena
ing, etc (863)946-3123
ee. shape )i 6c3n~sie~r
"` I e
Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equsment 805
Fear Feed Preducts 810
Farm Mliscellsaeous 815
Farm Sup les/
8eve War nted 83
Sn ping 845
upp & Garden 850
po try Iuplies 880
BOX BLADES (2), Good condi-
tion. $500 for both or will
spla t:~ed85672)63-3253 or
BALES OF HAY, 100 bales,
$400 for all or will sell separ-
BRED- Gelding, 22 mo. old.
Halter broke. Very friendly.
$700. Neg. (863)673-4881
BLACK BASK ARABIAN
COLTS(2) can be registered,
$1000 for both or will sell
HORSE TRAILER- '91, Hart,
Big stock room, 3 stall. Sad-
dle/rm in back. Needs work.
$1800. Neg. (863)201-3492
QH GELDING, Good for kids,
e8a63 763325p3 lave mg
STOCK TRAILER- Bumper Pull
Angle Iron with cattle door
BUSH HOG- King Cutter, 4ft,
used houhrslike n~e50
(401) 862-7675 ,
IRRIGATION PUMP- Goulds, 1
HP, Comes with pressure
tank and gav. fittings, ready
to go$125 (863)697-2032
RIDING MOWER, John Deere,
obecs ffer (6 6034-8209000
SNAPPER RIDING MOWER-
2004. 10hp,30" cut, $600
k t SO Stad %5
Business Places 910
Hlouse- Rent 930
Land Ret 9 35
a'" '" 945
Rooms to Rent 955
s spa 96
0AK LAKE APTS., Remodeled
2BR/1BA, screened porch.
S0 o.,Itrm ls~t spec.
Ef peS. Ey a 3-313 .
me. sisc F~u shed inc des
Need a few more inicks to
purc as some tin
exb bucls when you
sal your used items in
NECbK AE: 18 ke. ne' $1
or best offer. (863)357-2233 i
LIGHT B RS (2)h Ford th.
PATIO SET- white with glass
ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR- Like
$ 000 askin $87u5 r bs
HANDICAP SCOOTER, like
new, used only 3 times,
$5161)9253- 299b sof .
He lhdlyn mod~el X 000,
POWER CHAIR- Jazzy 1103
Ulta, asking $1100 or trade
SCOOTER, CRAFTMATIC 4 wil.
electric, barely used, new bat-
te~r .8P PS3 $003009,as5 9
WAL5KI 0A3NE 447prong feet.
WHEELCHAIR- Brand new
Soter Pd3675500 7Asking
Shop he lre 8t0
The classmed ads
C b~e Ias stub hs o b g
of 801b mix. Paid $1100,
asking $650. 863-697-9704
FIkFTH WE1EL HO bH ERle s
lent condition. $300.
IC M5AKER: Hoshizaki, Md~el
SCOOTER- Victory, 3 wheel,
made by Pride Mobility
wnilantl'ial $500 or best of.
S x4 8E,5 levels 8$20al yo t
will separate (863)763-5062
TOW BAR RECEIVER, Falcon
2". 6000 lbs. Good condi-
tion. $150. (863)763-4596
DODGE DAKOTA 'OG: 4WD,
Laramie, silver, loaded.
Re por, M air b ake sms
iem, atwr me tlso dn
ing of motorcycle, air bag
leveling. 6500 mi, over $35k
invested. Must sell. $27,500
DOG RrAMee6 g1&00rmag
auto overdrive, tow pkg, cood
cond.$3250.863-6 4-0 67
FORD F100,'83, auto, air, 300
6 cyl., 2 tone blue, new tires,
Runs but needs work. $600.
FORD F150- '7, 4 x 4, 351
02dif ed wabuet tr ns.
FORD F250 '86, No bed. $600
FORD F 5-940r 4b4 tu
GMC SONOMA '90, Ext. cab,
runs great, cold alc, new
tires. $4000 or best offer.
PU BED HARD TOP- for 98
Dodge pickup, bright blue,
$300 or best of -
TON3A OrCO ER fl eelass
TOYT PIoKPve8s5, w kh
CHEVY SUBURBAN 1998:
$230 30 bbst offer. Call
ENCLOSED5'TRxAILR 2 Od
new condition. $2000.
TMALR 3d 1661 sli~t gate,
CHEVY VAN 1991: Full size.
$700 or best offer. Call
DODGE 3500 '98, 15 passen-
ge, apeo. V, cold ac stero
$4900 neg. (561)452-264
DODGE GRAND CARAVAN '90,
SE model. Runs good, new
TOYOTA PREVIA VAN 1991:
Good running condition.
$1000. If interested, call
1,~ r ifow s oloe
future debts of Diana L. Fe-
trow of 323 Jordan Terrace,
Okeechobee, FL 34974.
ADOPTION- Boxer mix, Gold-
mx ho 3a 3ix Me t
BAmeGE DING 1 month od
ment S750. 863-946-0912
BULL DOG PUPS- 10wks old,
mom on premises, all shots,
63lt 691.,M~ust see! $300
CHIHUAHUA / DACHSUND 9
wks. old. Male, Brown &
Wite. Very lov~able. Pd $43050.
FERRET ADOPTION- several to
choose from. Must qualify to
YORIE- mdls fea e
YORKIP00 PUPPY, CKC reg.
Ad rble bdle of p ro li~ty0
WATER SOFTENER- $450 or
best offer (863)763-2347
ABOVE GROUND POOL, Per-
fc condion nd6 $t x0 5"
ing $500 (863)697-6634
SEWING MACHINE: Rotary'
Electric. In beautiful wooden
cabinet. Asking $65.
SINGER, 3 Arm, case &
LP HEATER- Coleman, elec-
tronic, for camping or out-
doors, Uses bottled gas, new
cond $20 (863)675-2596
AKAI, 52" HD TV, $500
MITSUBISH I, 36", very large'
wlri in~a re~moe great ic-
TELEVISION- 20", Philips
Magnavox, with remote,
$100 or best offer
Auo W /otd 40 0
Classic Care 4015
Comeslrcial Tnscks 4020
awr Di 435
Parts epaire 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utilly 4055
Tractor TtlIr m W
Utuity Trallers 4085
CADILLAC DEVILLE '90, Runs,
needs minor work, $700 or
best offer. (863)763-4333
CrAkARO et2, orG n. oNeeds
chanic. $500. Firm.
FIREBIRD '87, T-tops, runs,
needs paint, body in good
s~aPeghape 3 $1100
FIREBIRD FORMULA- '2000,
Leather, T-Top, Runs great.
Good condition. $9500.
FObRD ECOR8T 1976: $. or
FORD TAURUS 1998: Great
ed$400n.i8s 3tdad- 4
FORD TEMPO 1992, Runs
good. Dependable. $250. or
HONDA ACCORD 'OO- 156k
h m edCD c5gr~as "exf
JAGUAR XJ6 '83: Runs, cood
gide. $20 rbsffeer.
PONTIAC FIREBIRO- '89, Au-
to., Exc. cond. $1500. or
be059fer 84653-763-5679 or
PONTIAC SEo 88, $1 pweorr
SATURN 1995: Manual, needs
little work. $700 or best of-
8r -84636655-0125 or
DUMP TRUCK, 1 ton, 8'x12'
bed. 4' sides, Strong truck.
$2000. (863)509-32 0
CONST. SCAFFOLD- 2 story,
with trailer, $1200 neg
JEEP WRANGLER '97, Sahara,
V6 auto., a/c, good cond.,
Aug prtctin 25
CHEVY CAPRICE 86-slin
for parts, have title, $50
Granny, 4 speed, flywheel,
clutch & bell housing, $450
DODGE TAILGATE: 94 97,
full Jie g koda np deo
FORD F500 DUMP TRUCK
FUEL TANK: L sh ped, 110
R I n eg e8ES- wihs n rs
less than 2k ontires.$2000:S,~~~g .s~~'
R d. God lw prier tIres
RUBBER MAT, For Dodge
pickup, 6f t. bed. $5
SEATS for $10, grey on dark
grey interior, good shape,
TIRES (4) Super Swamper
LTB. 34 10/50 1T's. $450.
TOOL BOX, Aluminum, Dia-
mond Plate, Fender Well, 2
Drwers. ~e er ue~d21St in
BED EXTENDER- fits Ford
F150 pickup. $150 or best
nDOg e2d OLUlA~dCAB'3
a mcsd, r gnngbors 2tow
DMDG RAbM 05, 10500 SL
player, 25k, asking $19,500
DODGE RAM 1500 1994: 3/4
ton, good engine but bad
transmission. $450 or best
makes you a more info se
and Interesting perrsonNo
wonder newspaper readers
BASSWOOD, 3br, 2ba, 2 car
garage, Like new. Rent w/pos-
sible option to buy. $1300 mo
Bob at 863-357-7711.
BUCKEAD RIDGE: Six 8t
water. $950/mth, 1st &Sec.
We have access to
We also will help
Rentals starting at
F rnshed &
DIXIE RANCH ACRES:
3 BR, 2 BA, Lots of tile! Large
yad $1pa0 m.%1 Imeit
KINGS BAY, IBR/1BA, 1hejr
garage, centa '/ 8 et
acss to& eocl 8tye i.
OKEBE OBEE- 3/1, sp co
yard, shed, $1200/mo Ist,
last & sec. (863)467-7838
lad~eEstat s, tile t2oug~h
SS1248-3818 &6 -59No t6s
OKEECHOBEE: 3312 SE 24th
St. 3br/2ba, waterfront, C/A'
Okeechobee, 3BR/1BA, Ig liv-
ing rm, kit. & dining rm, 1
car garage, $900 mo. +
sec. R~ef's eg .7 Cal m l
OKEECHOBEE, 3BR/2BA/2 car
garage, Ver ie CBA$ mo.
$600/mo. House islcated at
10 ated at 2488 NW 46t e,
Unit 74, Drive by, if you like,
It al to sc& f'4s7a ut
SW OKEECHOBEE: CBS 3br/1ba
2200 SW 3rd Av mn f o
Rim Canal, 2BR/1BA
Furnished, water view dock,
pool, tennis, no pets.
ma okeinf 04- Prntal
TREASURE ISLAND- duplex,
newly renovated, 2/1, fenced
yard, unfurn, all appliances
$950 mo, plus Ist last
Located on West side of new
Courthouse. Now Available.
Call Judy at (863) 67-0831
AIRBOAT, fberg as 20
ALUM LOWE: 14' w trailer
New tires & wrheel beanngs
jh~pl 6ee 2K2 -mtrol m
ALUMINUM npT h~iL tGjr
vt l 3m ni topl 5900
Aluminum V Boat,12' x 52"
5300. !8631675-1132 Ort~o.
BOAT TRAILER TIRES (2) 12'.
S80. with rims, hardly used.
couple wishes to rent 2br
unit in a quiet location. For
March & April. Non smokers
no nts. iefs avail
NEAR OKEE.,n Sare23 iB C3
Okee $400. mi. + Ima. sec
(863)634-8671 Lv. msg & #
OKEECHOBEE. Smoker ok
must like dogs & cats Caoie
Included. $500/mno & set
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We still sing the old inspired hymns.
We still preach the old infallible Book.
Arlen) Cook, Pazstor
51 NW 98'1' St. Okeechobee, 349)72 (P.O. Box 1541, Zip 34973)
Church: (863) 763-3584 Home: (863) 763-7165
First United Methodist Church
Traditional Sunday Worship:
8:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Regeneration Contemporary Service: 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School: 9:45 a.m.
200 N.W. 2nd Street (863) 763-4021
John R. Ard
Licensed Real Estate Broker [Br.
909 S. Parrott Ave., Suite L
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Bill Marcum, Associate
(863) 763-0011 Fax: (863) 467-7264
All Carpeting $70oo
Captain Chairs, Dinettes and
Couches are extra Exp. 1-31-07
467-1 809 610-0756
Reflections from the Pulpit
7 DAYS A WEEK
Available: Seats 50
Reverend Gene Rodenberry
World Ministries Outreach
A friend sent me a copy of the
Malachi 3:3 says, "He will sit
as a refiner and purifier of sil-
This verse puzzled some
women in a Bible study and they
wondered what this statement
meant about the character and
nature of God.
One of the women offered to
find out the process of refining
silver and get back to the group
at their next Bible study.
That week the woman called
a silversmith and made an
appointment to watch him at
work. She didn't mention any-
thing about the reason for their
interest beyond her curiosity
about the process of refining sil-
As she watched the silver-
smith, he held a piece of silver
over the fire and let it heat up.
He explained that in refining sil-
ver, one needed to hold the sil-
ver in the middle of the fire
where the flames were hottest
as to burn away all the impuri-
The woman though about
God holding us in such a hot
spot; then she thought again
about the verse that says: "He
sits as a refiner and purifier of
She asked the silversmith if it
was true that he had to sit there
in front of the fire the whole
time the silver was being
The man answered that yes,
he not only had to sit there hold-
ing the silver, but he had to keep
his eyes on the silver the entire
time it was in the fire. If the sil-
ver was left a moment too long
in the flames, it would be
The woman was silent a
moment. The she asked the sil-
versmith, "How do you know
when the silver is fully refined?"
He smiled at her and
answered,"Oh that; easy when
I see my image in it."
If today your are feeling the
heat of the fire, remember that
God has His eye on you and will
keep watching you until He sees
His image in you.
This very moment, you might
need to know that God is watch-
ing over you, and whatever
you're going through, you'll be a
better person in the end if you
will submit to the silversmith
(God). He loves you and you are
very valuable to Him. Irreplace-
able, for you are unique, no on
An open forum in which issues
of the day are debated some-
The Okeechobee News, Saturday, January 27, 2007
Fun Prints, Big Roll, 1-roll pkg.
(Limit one with other purchases
of 20 00 or more, excluding all
tobacco & ioattry Items.)
Kevin Spencer and Friends will be in concert at 8:30 and
10:45 a.m. at the Church of God 301 N.E. Fourth Avenue Sun-
day, January 28.
group in concert
of the Year", the two highest hon-
ors for a new group to receive.
They currently sing 260 concerts
per year in 30 different states,
Canada, the Virgin Island, Hon-
duras, Grand Cayman Islands,
etc., and have been on many
C~hr stia~no Is s aiosT es ui
and the Gaither Gospel Series. For
more information, call the church
office at (863) 763-4127.
Kevin Spencer and Friends is a
Southern Gospel group that con-
sists of Kevin Spencer, James
Dean and Starla Dean. They have
recorded three number one
songs. Their hit songs and fan
favorites include, "Let's meet by
the River", "Oh, What a Savior"
h rne wayS, "he Blood is si l
have been awarded Singing News
"Horizon Group of the Year" and
the Gospel Voice "Sunrise Group
else is exactly like you.
You have only one life to live
live it for God. This is only the
first step into eternity.
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Rich or French Roast or 100%
Colombian Bold or Smooth Master
Blend, 11 to 13-oz bag (Excluding
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SAVE UP TO 3.27
Cereal........G~ 3'i FREE
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through Wednesday, January 31, 2007.
Only in the Folow~ving Counties: Milami-Dade, Browiard, Palm Beach,
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SALES HOURS MON -TH 8:30am -8:00 pm FRI 8:30am -7:00 pm SAT 8:30am -6:00 pm
SERVICE HOURS MON FRI 7:30am 6:00 pm SAT 7:30am -2:00 pm
All offers wiith approved credit '2007 Impala 39 months. 10,000k miles per year with S 1995 due at inception. plus tax, tag,. titlo & dealer fees WIA C All pieces include all incentives & re~bples &, GMAC, Bonus cash to deanler Plus ta: '- i "r and 5399Y dealor too Photo for 0\ustlr ions purnateonl
Advertlser n~ot responsible for typographical errors. While supplies last. Take dehuery by 1 31/07. See leailer for details. W.A C. Avaiable onrly at Suburbian Chervole! of Stuart All olfers lor a Ilmite~d tulne only. Nlot comnpatible I' private oilers. Must sh~ow~ proul atl emiployment!l
1997 Buick Century
lo9d / ee~p C ....3,97
Power Windows & Locks, 4x4, Cold A/C.. .......... .....$4,977
2001 Chevrolet Malibu
V-6, 4 Door, Cold A/C.................... .. ............ ... $ 77
2000 Chevrolet Cavalier
Power Windows & Locks, Great Gas Mileage......................$5,477
1997 Lmncloln Mark VIII
Leather, Carriage Top, 53k Miles.....................................$577
'1998 Mazda Millenia
cold A/C Automatic, V-6................... ................... 5, 7
X2LOOWrkFSpeil aC d0A/C..........................................$, 7
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Convertible
Automatic, Leather, Low Miles... .............. ....$,7
2003 Chevrolet S-10 Extended Cab
Automatic, Bedliner, Low Miles. .................. ............... ......$9,777
2004 Chevrolet Tracker
Automatic, 4 Cyl, 4 Door, Low Payments...........................$ 10,477
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LT
Leather, 4x4, Trailer Tow. ................. ......._................$1 0,977
2002 Mazda Tribute LX
45,000 Miles, V-6, Power Equipped..... ............ ...... ..........$10,977
S2003 Hyundai Sante Fe
2.7 Liter, Low Miles, Loaded................... .$1,977
2004 Dodge Dakota Club Cab
4.7 Liter, Automatic, 41k Miles. .................... ...$1 1,977
2001 Toyota RAV 4
Automatic, Only 42,000 Miles, Low Payments. ..... ..$...512,777
2004 Chevrolet Blazer
4x4, 37,000 Miles, Clean. .........__...... ..__.. .. ... $ 12,777
Sunr of, Yellw vpoCty ,......... ........... ........$1 4,977
Automatic, Low Miles, Loaded. ............. ......_ ..$14,977
2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer
Easy To Finance, Loaded ................. .......... ....... ...... ...$1 5,777
2004 Chevrolet 2500 Silverado
Leather, 2 Wheel Drive, Crew Cab ...... ......... ...... .$19,477
2002 Cadillac Escalade
Reor Entertainment, Loaded w/Luxury ................ ..... ..$19,777
erros'f Whl,;e su~fPplies last Take delivery by 1,31/07 St:dj':5:ee deaier for data is WAC. Aadae only i~~at Subral u
Outlet. Not compatible wli ith othr pvate offers. Must show prOL Of mloyenL~3rt See :etaile-r 'or details.
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Brand New 2007 Avalanche
Automatic. Full Power Pack~age.
Tilt & Cruise. A/C
A/C: Auto, CD,
Full Power Package.
Brand New 2007 Av~eo
A/C. CD. Suburban price
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Brand New 2007 Tahoe
Automatic. Full Power Package.
Tilt & Cruise, A/C
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Branmd New 20)07 Cobalt LS
A/,CD. Subrb an price
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NEW 2007 XL t cag.cr A/E, Chrome
Bumpers, 3.73 Lim. Slip,
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2.3 EF-14 Engine,
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4 Dr., AUTOMATIC. 2.0
5 Speed, 5.5' Box, A/C,
Stereo, Power Steering &
Brakes, 5tk. #7152
AlloyJs, Alarm, Eruise &i
More! Stk. #73288
'99 CHEW S-10
Wht., 36,900 Mi., Hard to Find
Automatic, Alloys, 32K Miles
White, Tan Leather, Moonroof
Dual A/cS 6TR Mies Eta ie
CIVIC EX COUPE
Automatic, Snrf., 39,900 Mi.
Lthr., Moonroof, 21,700 Mi.
Power Group, AUTOMATIC,
Alloys & More! Stk. #7528
WI Sport Appearance
Pkg., 5tk. #7218
A/E, VB, AUTOMATIC'
Power Steering &i Brakes,
Siide &i Rear Glass!
Appearance Pkg., 120A
Pkg., Running Boards,
17" Alloy~s, 5tk. #7319
Mon.- Fri. 8am 8pm Saturday 9am 5pm Se
"Over 70 Years Of Value ~ From Our Family To Yours."
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5435 U.S. 1 South, Fort Pierce 1 Mile South of Midway Road on U.S. 1
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