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Okeechobee News


Monday, March 12, 2007


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Briefs

Countywide
burn ban issued
Because of continued
worsening of the drought con-
ditions in Okeechobee County,
along with the heavy frost
damage to vegetation, a very
high danger now exists for
wildfires.
Okeechobee County has an
overall drought index of 673 as
of Friday, March 9, and parts of
the county are higher with no
relief forecast for the near
future. The drought index is an
indicator of the dryness of the
soil and it ranges from 0 to
800. Conditions are favorable
for the occurrence and spread
of wildfires increase as the
index increases.
A county-wide burn ban
has been imposed to include,
but not limited to, campfires,
bonfires, burn barrels and the
burning of yard trash and fire-
works. The ban will be in
effect until further notice,
based upon conditions which
are being monitored.
The Division of Forestry is
continuing to issue burn per-
mits for acreage on a day-by-
day, case-by-case basis.
Violation of the burn ban is
punishable by a fine not
exceeding $500, imprison-
ment in the county jail for a
term not exceeding 60 days, or
both.
The City of Okeechobee
has also issued a burn ban in
conjunction with the county.
Questions may be directed
to Okeechobee County
Fire/Rescue at (863) 763-5544
during normal working hours.

Bridge at J&S
to close March 20
Due to required inspection
of the bridge leading to the
boat ramp at J&S Fish Camp
near Lake Okeechobee, the
South Florida Water Manage-
ment Distridt (SFWND) will
close the bridge to traffic
beginning at 7:30 a.m. on
Tuesday, March 20.
The inspection is expected
to be completed by 4 p.m. on
the same day.
The SFWMD regrets any
inconvenience this bridge clo-
sure may cause.
For information, contact
the SFWMD Okeechobee Ser-
vice Center at (863) 462-5260
or (800) 250-4200.
Additional boat ramps are
available for access to Lake
Okeechobee.

Drought Index
Current: 676
Source: Florida Division
of Forestry
Local Burn Ban:
COUNTY WIDE

Lake levels

11.017 feet

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

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Speckled Perch Parade: Fun for everyone


Okeechobee News/Chauna Aguilar
The Everglades Elementary School's mascot was dancing to the music of the Osceola
Warriors band that was marching behind in the Speckled Perch Parade on Saturday,
March 10.


Pee Wee the clown from the Amara Shriners got the spectators involved in the action
during the Speckled Perch Parade on Saturday, March 10.


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Code board



will consider



3 new cases


By Chauna Aguilar
Okeechobee News
The City Code Enforcement
board will meet Tuesday, March
13, in the City Council cham-
bers to consider issues with
three newer code violation
cases and consider requests for
two fine reductions concerning
old cases.
They will also meet with City
Administrator Brian Whitehall
about changing the code
process from a board system to


If you go
Who: City Code Enforcement
Board
Where: City Hall, 55 S.E. Third
Ave.
When: Tuesday, March 13, 7
p.m.
special magistrate.
The magistrate process is set
up where an attorney is the sole
See City Page 2


School board to


honor students


Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News.
At their meeting on Tuesday,
March 13, the Okeechobee
County School Board will be rec-
ognizing the good and the bad
among Okeechobee students.
On the good side, they will be
recognizing the County Spelling
Bee Champions, the recipient of
the President's Volunteer Service
Award, scholarship recipients,
the Okeechobee High School
Dairy Judging Team, the Okee-
chobee High School Wrestling
Team and students selected for
the State Science and Engineer-
ing Fair.
Turning to the bad, the board


If you go
WHO: Okeechobee County
School Board
WHERE: School Administra-
tion Building, 700 S.W. Second
Ave.
WHEN: 6 p.m, March 13
has been asked to take action on
five recommendations for expul-
sion. A sixth grader, a seventh
grader, an eight grader and a
ninth grader at New Endeavor
High School have all been rec-
ommended for expulsion for
defiance of authority. A fifth New
See Students Page 2


Okeechobee News/Chauna Aguilar
CES: celebrates Dr. Seuss
Central Elementary School Principal Mr. Randy Paulson
put on his Dr. Seuss hat in honor of the Cat in the Hat for
the Speckled Perch Parade on Saturday, March 10.


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decision maker who bases his or
her decisions on the codes that are
presently in place. The magistrate
would give fines that would be
deemed legally appropriate in
accordance with the violation at
hand.
The process would remain the
same as it is when coming before
the board. The code enforcement
officer would present the alleged
violation and the person who was
cited would then have the oppor-
tunity to speak before the special
magistrate.
Where the process changes is
the magistrate would make the
sole decision on the extent of the
fines or any other issues involved
the case. Under the current
method, the board discusses the
violation then makes a collective
decision by vote.
In code enforcement business,
the board will hear testimony
from the code enforcement officer
concerning the property located at


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Northwest 10th Street and 10th
Avenue owned by Roy McDonald.
This issue was previously1
tabled due to the property owner
waiting for an engineer to ensure
that the existing structure will be
able to withhold the completion
of the building. This building has
sat unfinished with no roof for
many years and was cited for
being a public nuisance by Code
Enforcement Officer Fred Sterling.
Mr. McDonald received the
engineering approval of the build-
ing to satisfy the requirement
made by City Building Inspector
Tom Forbes in September of 2006.
"Mr. McDonald has said that he
will have plans submitted by Mon-
day, March 12, 2007, for the new
construction," said Mr. Sterling.
As stated in prior code enforce-
ment meetings, Mr. McDonald is
planning on finishing the con-
struction of this building so that it
can be utilized commercially.
Pending the submittal of plans,
the board will also have to make a
decision on how they would like
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The property located at 1700
S.W Second Ave. and owned by
Robert Widner was cited for gen-
eral cleanup and beautification
and an expired building permit on
Jan. 30,2007.
Mr. Widner is a repeat violator,
according to city records. He has
been working with Mr. Sterling to
get the area cleaned up and has to
dump a trailer load of trash at the
landfill in order to. be in compli-
ance.
According to Mr. Sterling, he is
also working with the building
department on getting the permit
issue resolved. Mr. Widner had
received a permit for the shed but
failed to get a final inspection
once the shed was complete. The
building permit has since expired.
Two cases involving inherited
property will be brought before
the board for consideration of fine
reductions. One such property is
owned by Joe and Johnny Brown
and the other by Gloria and Mary
Brown the daughters of Mrs.
Johnny Brown's.
The two properties are located


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Endeavor student, a 10th grader,
has been recommended for expul-
sion for defiance of authority and
sexual harassment.
In other action, the board is
expected to:
accept the Auditor General's
report for the period ending June
30;
take action to correct the sin-
gle reportable condition on the


within the 800 block of N.W. 12th
Street. Both properties had over-
grown vegetation and one prop-
erty has debris present from a
training burn.
The mother had asked that
notices concerning the properties
be sent to her concerning the
accrued amount of fines. This
action was taken and the fines
which total $15,060 $6,865 for
Joe and Johnny Brown and
$8,195 for Gloria and Mary
Brown were unpaid as of
March 13.
With a fine reduction request
on the agenda, this long drawn
out issue that began in 2004
could finally come to a close.
In other business, the code
board will hear a new case con-
cerning property owner Anna
Nicole with the violation of gener-
al cleaning and beautification of
the property located at 825 S.E.
Fourth St.
There has been no response
to any action taken by Mr. Sterling
concerning this property. The
board will decide what further
action will be necessary.


above report;
revise the Human Resources
Management and Development
Program to change timelines and
to conform to the STAR program;
approve a contribution for
one student to attend the Interna-
tional Science and Engineering Fair
in Albuquerque, N.M., May 12-18;
approve members to serve on
the ABC (A Business-Community)
Schools Evaluation Committee;
approve a calendar for the
2007-08 school year; and,
approve revised staffing for-
mulas for the 2007-08 fiscal year.


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Okeechobee Forecast

Monday: Partly sunny with the high in the lower 80s. The wind will
be northeast at 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the after-
noon.
Monday night: Partly cloudy with the low in the upper 50s. The
wind will be northeast at 5 to 10 mph.

Extended Forecast
Tuesday- Partly sunny with the high in the lower 80s. The wind will
be northeast at 5 to 10 mph becoming east at 10 to 15 mph in the
afternoon.
Tuesday night: Partly cloudy with the low in the upper 50s.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy with the high in the lower 80s.
Wednesday night: Partly cloudy with the low in the lower 60s.
Thursday: Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunder-
storms. The high will be in the lower 80s with a 30 percent chance
of rain.
Thursday night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. The
low will be around 60 with a 20 percent chance of rain.
Friday: Variable cloudiness with a chance of showers. The high will
be around 80 with a 30 percent chance of rain.
Friday night: Partly cloudy with the low in the upper 50s.
Saturday: Partly sunny with the high in the lower 70s.


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News Briefs

OUA board members are sought
OKEECHOBEE The Okeechobee City Council is seeking
interested applicants to serve on the Okeechobee Utility Authority
(OUA) board of directors.
Applicants are being sought to serve as a regular member for a
term of four years, or as an alternate to serve a two-year term.
Applicants must be residents of the City of Okeechobee and
must live in the OUA service area.
To receive an application, contact the City Clerk's Office at 55
S.E. Third Ave., or call (863) 763-3372, ext. 215.
No member of the citizen board shall be an employee of, or
hold an elective position with the government of the City of Okee-
chobee or Okeechobee County.

Agri-Civic Center to host events
OKEECHOBEE A number of events are scheduled to be held
at the Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center, 4200 S.R. 70 E., in
the coming weeks.
These scheduled events include: March 13-18 Okeechobee
Youth Livestock Show and Sale; and, May 26 & 27 Memorial Day
Bike Rally.
For information, call (863) 763-1666.

Green market has moved
OKEECHOBEE The former green market vendors have
moved to Ferrell's Market at 900 S.R. 78 W.
The green market will be held every Thursday from 4 until 7
p.m.
For information, call George at (863) 467-0506.

Dance club sponsoring dance
SEBRING The Highlands Social Dance Club will host a
dance from 7 until 10 p.m. on Friday, March 16, at the Sebring
Lions Club on Sebring Parkway-- one mile east of U.S. 27.
The Legacy Allstars will play for your dancing and listening
pleasure.
Admission is $5 for members and $6 for non-members. Club
memberships are available. The dance is open to the public.
Free ballroom dance classes continue throughout March with
the tango being featured.
For information, call (863) 471-0559 or (863) 385-6671.


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Beautiful, deadly



plant terrorizes



Florida natives


By Angela Sachson
Florida Yards & Neighborhoods
Program Assistant
You may have seen an attrac-
tive bush or tree with shiny
green leaves and bright red
berries growing along the road-
side or near waterways. This
pretty plant is Schinus tere-
binthifolius, or, commonly,
Brazilian-pepper tree. It is some-
times known as Florida Holly
because its fruit-laden branches
are often used as Christmas dec-
orations in Florida.
This plant's beauty hides an
evil secret. The Brazilian Pepper
tree is a deadly killer! It invades
our landscapes, kills native
plants in its path, resulting in
loss of plant life, disappearance
of native wildlife, and loss of pre-
cious biodiversity.
Neither from Florida nor a
holly, Brazilian Pepper'is one of
the worst invasive exotic pest
plants in the State of Florida.

Bothersome
background
The plant was brought to the
state in the early 1800's from
South America as an ornamen-
tal. It is a member of the Poison
Ivy family which includes
mango, poison sumac, pistachio
and poisonwood. Sensitive peo-
ple may develop skin rashes if
their bare skin comes into con-
tact with its sap. Many people
also report respiratory problems
when the plant is in bloom.
So, if this evil-doer isn't killing
other plants, it may be making
humans ill and itchy!
Brazilian Pepper is classified
as prohibited by the Florida DEP,
which means "Under no circum-
stances will this species be per-
mitted for possession, collec-
tion, transportation, cultivation,
and importation."
It produces a dense forest
canopy that shades out all other
foliage. It makes such. poor
Wildlife habitat that almost noth-
ing other than the Brazilian Pep-
per itself will live"in the area.;
Almost a million acres in Florida
are covered by this weed.
And, Brazilian Pepper is only
one of many "Invasive Exotic"
:plants growing in our state. They
are invasive because they quick-
ly spread and disrupt native
,habitat and "exotic" because
they don't come from here.
Often when plants are intro-
duced to a new location, they
'come without the native cli-
:mate,.diseases or insect pests
that kept them under control.
With no natural enemies, they


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IFAS EXTENSION

can just keep growing and
reproducing, displacing our
natives and disrupting natural
communities.
Seeds from invasive plants
can be spread by wind (e.g., Old
World climbing fern), by water
(Melaleuca trees), or by wildlife
that eat the fruit and deposit the
seeds far from the original place
(Brazilian pepper adored by
robins). Others spread from
expanding underground root
systems (Australian pine and
erect sword fern).
According to the University of
South Florida, almost one-third
of the wild plants in Florida are
non-native. Millions of tax dol-
lars are spent attempting to con-
trol them without much success.

No quick fix
What to do? It will take all of
us to battle this increasing threat
to biodiversity and here are
some things to do right now.
1. Learn to recognize plants
on the invasive species list.
Check out references with pho-
tos of Florida invasive plants.
Chances are you've seen quite a
few of these plants. Ask us for
some suggested titles.
2. Start at home. Many inva-
sive exotic plants are unknow-
ingly planted and maintained in
our landscapes. Identify these
plants, remove these offensive
weeds (or at least remove any
fruits), and replace with more
appropriate plants instead. Con-
sider using true Florida natives.
Attractive replacements are
commercially available at nurs-
eries or garden centers. For
more plant suggestions, contact
your county extension office.
3;,.,pread the word (not the
weed). Tell others about this
threat and encourage them to
avoid invasive weeds'too! -
I've placed more information
on our Okeechobee web page,
http://okeechobee.ifas.ufl.edu.
If you need additional informa-
tion on Invasive Exotic Pest
Plants or the Florida Yards &
Neighborhoods Program, 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 U.S. 98 N. in Okeechobee,
and visit our Okeechobee Coun-
ty Master Gardeners from 1 until
3 p.m. on Tuesday afternoons.


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Students earn special rewards
The winners of the Okeechobee Freshman Campus' top ten award for positive behav-
ior are (from left to right) Ricardo Herrera, Matt Dorriety, Ruben Hernandez, Chelsea
Higgins, Mindy Dowler, Dylan Hughes and Tracy Arnold. Not pictured are Erin Moore,
Jonnie Sharp and Emily Dreher. These students received gift certificates, candy, and
special privileges. They were chosen in a drawing that included the names of students
who received five positive signatures in the marking period.





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Obituaries


'Guy Allen Desper
i Guy Allen Desper, age 71, of
Lakeport, died Friday, March 9,
2007, at his residence. He was
born Sept. 19, 1935, in White
County, III. and has been a resi-
,dent of Lakeport for the last 19
years. He was a member of the
.Masonic and Moose Lodge in
Petersburg, Ind., the Boilmaker
Local 374 out of Hammon, Ind.,
worked at
Babcock and
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fish.
He is pre-
*ceded in death :
I by his parents,
!Clarence and
Ruby Desper; Guy Allen
'son, Mike Des- Desper
.per; brother,
:Eugene Desper; and, nephew
SRuss Medlin.
He is survived by his loving
;wife of 17 years, Carolyn Jo Des-
'per of Lakeport;. sons, Doug
S(Kumi) Desper of Pharr, Texas,
Lane Desper of Parker, Ariz.,
'Brett (Kris) Desper of Belling-
ham, Wash.; stepchildren,
iDeloris (Allen) Henson of
SOtwell, Ind. and Wayne Christie
'of Oakland City, Ind.; daughter-
in-law, Tori Desper of Chandler,
:Ariz.; sisters, Marilyn (Bob)
:Woodruff of Claremare, Okla.
,and Zella (Bill) Medlin of New
SHaven, Ill. In addition, he is sur-
Svived by grandchildren, Tate and
'Rily Desper of Chandler, Ariz.,
.Ken and Lisa Desper of Pharr,
'Texas, and Brandon Desper of
;Carmi, Ill.; great-grandchild,
,Aiden Desper of Carmi, Ill.; and,
'several nieces and nephews sur-
Svive him.
A memorial service will be
:held on his birthday, Sept. 19,
12007, at his residence in Lake-
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Memorial contributions can
be made to Hope Hospice.
All arrangements are under
the direction and care of Buxton
Funeral Home and Crematory,
110 NE 5th Street, Okeechobee.

Evelyn Christine Ross
Evelyn Christine Ross, age 86,
died March 10, 2007, at the
Hamrick Home. Mrs. Ross was
born to C.W. and Nettle McK-
night in Florence, S.C. She came
to Okeechobee from Live Oak in
1951. She worked as a waitress
at Barlow's from 1957 until she
retired in 1997. Mrs. Ross was of
the Baptist faith and she loved
working in the yard.
Mrs. Ross is predeceased by
her husband, Jack Ross.
She is survived by her daugh-
ters, Claudia Hick of Brooksville
and Jackie Burdettle of Okee-
chobee; four grandchildren,
Cleve Hicks, Marlon Burdette,
Kay Cannady, and Sheila Madri-
dale; nine great grandchildren;
and, five great- great grandchil-
dren.
Visitation will be from 4 until
6 p.m., on Tuesday, March 13,
2007, at the Bass Okeechobee
Funeral Home. Graveside servic-
es will be Wednesday, March 14,
2007, at the Philadelphia Ceme-
tery in Live Oak.
In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be made to Hamrick Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made 'to Hospice of
Okeechobee, P.O. Box 1548,
Okeechobee, Fla. 34973.
Friends may sign the guest
book at www.bassokeechobee-
funeralhome.com
All arrangements entrusted
to the care of the Bass Okee-
chobee Funeral Home and Cre-
matory, 205 N.E. Second Street,
Okeechobee, Fla. 34972.


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NOT GREEDY: No, we are not greedy. We go fishing, use 30, min-
nows and only two or three poles get a bite. You never know which
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still be here when the lake returns to normal. Sorry if you think I am
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permanently. I don't know anyone who has a freezer full of fish unless
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Community Events

Church hosting guest speaker
Janet Folger will be speaking at the First Baptist Church, 401
S.W Fourth St., on Saturday, March 17, from 2 until 4 p.m. She will
be speaking on many current events. Everyone is welcome. There
is no charge. For information, call Debi at (863) 634-3525.

Brandt to appear at local church
Nashville recording artist Tommy Brandt will appear at the
Basinger Church of God, 16050 U.S. 98 N., on Sunday, March 18, at
11 a.m. and 6 p.m. For information, call (863) 467-1503.

Church hosting gospel singers
Buckhead Ridge Baptist Church, Hunter Road at 8 Cypress St.,
will present Ron and Sharon Frazier in concert on Sunday, March
18, at 7 p.m. The concert is open to the public.

Church hosting special speaker
Okeechobee Presbyterian Church, 312 N. Parrott Ave., will pres-
ent Dr. Clarence Menninga on Sunday, March 18, at 4 p.m. Dr. Men-
ninga is chemist, geologist and teacher from Grand Rapids, Mich.
He will be presenting a program entitled "Science and the Christian
Faith."

Juvenile justice group plans meeting
The Okeechobee Juvenile Justice Council will conduct their
monthly meeting on Friday, March 23, at noon in the meeting room
at Beef O'Brady's, 608 S. Parrott Ave. The purpose of the meeting is
to enhance prevention and intervention of at-risk youth in Okee-
chobee County. The public is invited. For information, call Pat
O'Connor at (863) 763-3536.
Church hosting Ft. Drum weekend
Fort Drum Community Church, 32415 U.S. 441 N., will host the
15th annual Fort Drum Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, March
24 and 25, from 10:30 until 4 p.m. each day. There will be games
and prizes for the youth as well as food, music, and a baking con-
test. Pastors Fred Hodges and Al Padgett will be speaking. Bring a
covered dish to share and a lawn chair. For information call Judy at
(863) 357-1581, or the church at (863) 467-1733.

New FOE is forming
A new Fraternal Order of Eagles in now forming. A membership
drive and fund raiser will be held on Saturday, March 24, at the old
Cypress Hut Flea Market.on U.S. 441 S.E. beginning at 1 p.m.
Boston butt or chicken barbecue dinner will be served for a dona-
tion of $6 per plate. There will be a silent Chinese auction, give-
aways and live music. For information, call (863) 763-1187.

Fun shoot benefits Hospice
A 100 target fun shoot will be held Saturday, March 24, at Quail
Creek Plantation, 1907 N.E. 224th St., to benefit Hospice of Okee-
chobee. Gorge and Mary Beth Cooper will provide lunch, and
Davey Raulerson will provide the swamp cabbage. There will also
be prize giveaways. Tickets are still available for a 2006 E-Z-Go Car
and a 10 foot Anderson trailer for $20. Fax registration requests to
(863) 763-7856; or, call Hospice of Okeechobee at (863) 467-2321
for information.

School board hosting special meeting
The Okeechobee County School Board will host a meeting to
inform private schools of federal grant opportunities for the
2007/08 school year. The meeting is scheduled for Monday, March
26, at 1 p.m. It will be held in room 303 of the Okeechobee County
School Board office, 700 S.W Second Ave.




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Upcoming Events

Monday
A.A. meeting will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the First United
Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. This will be an open meet-
ing.
VFW #10539 Ladies Auxiliary lunch and bingo will start at noon
at the Post, 3912 U.S. 441 S.E. Auxiliary members and their guests
are invited. Please R.S.V.R to (863) 763-2308.
Okeechobee Senior Singers meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Okee-
chobee Presbyterian Church, 312 North Parrott Ave. Everyone who
enjoys singing is invited. For information or to schedule an appear-
ance for your organization or group, contact Marge Skinner at (863)
532-0449.
The Genealogical Society of Okeechobee will meet at 1:30
p.m. at the Okeechobee County Public Library, 206 S.W. 16th St.
This meeting is open to anyone interested in tracing their ancestry.
The annual membership is $10 per person, and $12 for a family. For
information, call Eve at (863) 467-2674; or, visit their web site at
http://www.rootsweb.com/-flgso.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. for open discussion at
Buckhead Ridge Christian Church, 3 Linda Road. For information
call (863) 634-4780.

Tuesday
Rotary Club of Okeechobee meets each Tuesday at noon at
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. Anyone
currently home schooling or interested in home schooling is wel-
come. 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 infor-
mation, 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 infor-
mation, 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 informa-
tion, contact Dr. Edward Douglas at (863) 763-4320.
A.A. meeting will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the First United
Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. This will be an open meet-
ing.
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 some-
one 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 facilitator.
Another group meets in the Okeechobee County Health Department,
1798 N.W. Ninth Ave., from 5 until 6 p.m. with Irene Luck as the group
facilitator. There is another meeting from 6 until 7 p.m. with Shirlean
Graham as the facilitator. For information, call (863) 763-2893.}
A.A. meeting from noon until 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist
Church of Our 200 N.W. Second St. It's an open meeting.
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic
Church, 701 S.W. Sixth St. It will be a closed discussion.

Thursday
Cancer Support Group will meet on the third Thursday of the
month to help and encourage women who have been diagnosed
with cancer. The meeting will be held at the American Red Cross
office at 323 N. Parrott Ave. from 5:15 until 6:15 p.m. For information,
call Janet Topp at (863) 824-2899.
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.
Cowboys for Christ Range Rider for Jesus Ministries will meet
for a pot luck supper at 6 p.m. with services at 7 p.m. at the Basinger
Civic Center. For information, call Doyle McDuffie at (863) 763-2285.
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.
Prayer Group meets at 10 a.m. at the Community Center at 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-
5996.
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) 357-
1639.
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 Phyllis at (863) 467-8636, or Hazel at (863)
763-4923, for information.
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 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. 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 from 7 until 9 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church,
701 S.W. Sixth St.
Ongoing Caregiver Support Group Hospice of Okbechobee
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 mem-
ber is welcome. The group is facilitated by social workers and pro-
vides an opportunity for caregivers to give one another support,
information and ideas. The meetings are held at Hospice at 411 S.E.
Fourth St. For information, call (863) 467-2321.
A.A. meeting will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the First United
Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. This will be an open meet-
ing.
Narcotics Anonymous meets Thursday nights for a Step Study
meeting at 7 p.m. at the Buckhead Ridge Christian Church, 3 Linda
Road, in Buckhead Ridge. For information, call (863) 634-4780.
Narcotic Anonymous (NA) meets at Church of God, 301 N.E.
Fourth Ave. at 7 p.m. For information call Monika at (863) 697-6235.


Community Events

Red Cross offers classes
The Okeechobee Branch of the American Red Cross, 323 N.
Parrott Ave., will hold a first aid basics class on Monday, March
12. Then, on Wednesday, March 28, they will host an infant/child
CPR class.

Planning meeting set for garden club
An organizational meeting for an Okeechobee Garden Club
will be held at the Okeechobee Extension office, 458 U.S. 98 N.,
on Monday, March 12, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be for the pur-
pose of sharing ideas, learning more about gardening, picking
up some tips or just bragging about your beautiful landscape.
For information, call (863) 763-6469.

Genealogical group will meet March 12
The Genealogical Society of Okeechobee will meet Monday,
March 12, at 1:30 p.m. at the Okeechobee County Public Library,
206 S.W. 16th St. Meetings are open to the beginner as well as
the advanced research. Visitors are welcome. For information,
call Eve Olson at (863) 467-2674.

OSAC training group to meet
Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's community out-
reach/training committee will meet Monday, March 12, from 9
until 10 a.m. at 1600 S.W Second Ave. The meeting is open to
the public. For information call Val Marone at (863) 462-0040, or
Ken Kenworthy at (863) 462-5000, ext. 273.

OSAC panel schedules meeting
Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's community
resource committee will meet Monday, March 12, 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.

SES advisory council will meet
The Seminole Elementary School advisory council will meet
Tuesday, March 13, at 4 p.m. in the media center. The public is
invited.
La escuela Seminole Elementary van a tener su junta del Con-
sejo Consultivo para la escuela, martes, el 13 de marzo 2007 alas
4 p.m. van a juntar en el biblioteca. Todo el public estan envita-
dos de asistir.

Prevention tops OSAC meeting plan
Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's monthly meeting
will be held Tuesday, March 13, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m.
at the First United Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second Ave. Dis-
cussions will include prevention needs in the community, as
well as gathering data to submit for further funding. The meeting
is open to the public. For information, call Val Marone at (863)
462-0040.

BHR church hosting New Creation
Buckhead Ridge Christian Church, 21300 Linda Rd., will be
hosting New Creation in concert on Wednesday, March 14, at
6:30 p.m. New Creation is a group of Bible college students from
Florida Christian College. They perform Christian music, skits
and dramas to glorify God. Everyone is welcome. For informa-
tion, call (863) 763-6500.

Ministry will meet March 15
Cowboys for Christ will meet Thursday, March 22, at S.R. 731
and Club House Road in Venus for food and fellowship at 6 p.m.
Gospel music and the word will follow at 7 p.m. For information,
call (863) 465-4621.

Church hosting lady's retreat
Haven of Rest Church, S.W Third Terrace, will hold a lady's
retreat and revival with Brother Charles and Sister Margie Men-
ton Poteat. Retreats for women and children will be held Friday
and Saturday, March 16 and 17, at 10 a.m. Revival services will
be held Thursday-Saturday, March 15-17, and Sunday, March 18,
at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. The revival is open to the public. For infor-
mation, call Tammy at (863) 634-5757.

Business Women's group plans luncheon
An Okeechobee Business Women's networking luncheon
will be held Friday, March 16, at 11:30 a.m. for networking and
lunch at noon. The luncheon will be held at the Brahma Bull
Restaurant, 2405 U.S. 441 S.E.

Agency on Aging board meeting set
The Area Agency on Aging, 1764 N. Congress Ave., Suite 201,
West Palm Beach, will hold the board of directors/executive
committee meeting on Friday, March 16, at 8:30 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.

TOPS hosting new-member event
Take off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) FL #669 will host a, new
member open house on Friday, March 16, at 9:30 a.m. at First
United Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. TOPS is a weight-
loss support group which.encourages successful, healthy weight
reduction through good nutritional habits and safe exercise regi-
mens. For information, call Diane Wistey at (863) 467-8929.

St. Patrick's Day celebration planned
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 901 S.W. Sixth St., will hold a
St. Patrick's Day celebration on Saturday, March 17, on the
church grounds. Festivities will include a corned beef and cab-
bage dinner from noon until 4 p.m. at a cost of $6; a martial arts
exhibition from noon until 1 p.m.; a bake sale from noon until 4
p.m.; and Irish entertainment from 2 until 4 p.m. Admission and
parking free.

ImmigratiOn is talk show topic
Family Stations, Inc. will host a radio talk show on Saturday,
March 17, starting at 7:30 a.m. The show will be rebroadcast at 1
and 6 p.m. on WWFR 91.7 FM and 100.3 FM. The special guest
will be Angelina Castro, supervising attorney for the Fort Pierce
office of the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center (FIAC). The
topic of the show will be current trends and proposed changes
in immigration policy.

Farm Bureau plans annual barbecue
The Okeechobee County Farm Bureau will sponsor their 25th
annual Young Farmers and Ranchers Scholarship barbecue on
Saturday, March 17, at the Agri-Civic Center on S.R. 70 E. The 4-H
and FFA Livestock sale will be starting at 2 p.m. The barbecue
will be served from 4 until 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person and
can be purchased at the Farm Bureau office, from an FFA or 4-H


member, or at the barbecue. All proceeds go toward Young
Farmers and Ranchers Scholarship Fund. For information, call
(863) 763-3101.

Children's Center plans parenting class
The Hibiscus Children's Center will hold a parenting class in
Okeechobee at First Baptist Church, 401 S.W. Fourth St., on Sat-
urday, March 17, from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. There is a need for
foster parents in Okeechobee. For information call 1-800-403-
9311, ext. 415; or, visit www.HibiscusChildrensCenter.org.

Sharron King in concert March 17
The Living Word of Faith, 1902 S. Parrott Ave., will present
Sharron Kay King on Saturday, March 17, at 7 p.m. Ms. King was
nominated for Christian music's Top Vocalist of the Year and
Christian Bluegrass album of the year. For information, call Lee
Minton at (863) 697-8517.


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Spring Rodeo. The rodeo took place this weekend at the Okeechobee Cattlemen's
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Florida Fish and Wildlife Con-
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offer remains valid until 3,000
upgraded licenses are sold, prob-
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incentive to anglers in the form of
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The first 3,000 customers to
upgrade to a five-year freshwater
fishing license, which costs
$61.50 plus convenience fees
(ranging from $2 to $4.83,
depending on where the buyer
purchases the license), will save
between $6 and nearly $20 in
fees. They also will receive by
mail a free bonus package con-
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coupons from fishing-related
companies.
Florida fishing license fees -
the major source of funding for
conservation programs from
habitat restoration to fish stocking
to fishing access enhancement -
may be used only for fish and
wildlife conservation within the
state.
A resident freshwater fishing
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including the varying fees) for an
entire year, and already is an out-
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upgrading to a five-year license
benefits anglers and the fishing
industry as well. The angler
receives free gifts, the FWC gets
revenue for conservation proj-
ects, and the industry gets to
show off some of its top fishing
products.
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local county tax collectors'
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license has yet to expire, the effec-
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Lir Brahmans baseball
and softball sign-ups
Chobee Lil' Brahmans base-
ball Little League ages 5-16 and
softball Little League ages 8-16
sign-ups are on going. for infor-
mation call James Shockley iat
(863) 634-3482; or Albion Crow-
ell at (863) 697-2576.
Benefit softball ,
tournament scheduled
A softball tournament will
take place on March 17 begin-
ning at 8 a.m. at the Okeechobee
men's softball field across from
Yearling Middle School to benefit
a new men's baseball team that
is forming. The new baseball
team will be made up of men
from Okeechobee who will play
in the N.A.B.A. league in West


Palm Beach. The cost to enter
this double elimination tourna-
ment is $200 per team. Cash
prizes will be awarded. For infor-
mation or to sign up a team con-
tact George at (863) 634-7657 or
Gary at (863) 697-0282.
Fun shoot
benefits Hospice
A 100 target fun shoot will be
held Saturday, March 24, at Quail
Creek Plantation, 1907 N.E.
224th St., to benefit Hospice of
Okeechobee. Gorge and Mary
Beth Cooper will provide lunch,
and Davey Raulerson will pro-
vide the swamp cabbage. There
will also be prize giveaways. Fax
registration requests to (863)
763-7856; or, call Hospice of
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Submitted pictures
Students of Pod 600 at Yearling Middle School participated in an edible landfill project with
Waste Management. Students (left to right) Taylor Russell, Cristina Garcia and Gabi Borja
watch as Flavia Escobar (far left) dumps their first load of 'waste' (represented as vanilla
pudding, M&Ms, chocolate chips and Oreos) on their edible landfill.

YMS students create edible landfill
As eighth graders at Yearling
Middle School completed their
science FCAT testing on Thursday,
March 1, they were treated to a
special project by Waste Manage-
ment. Students of Pod 600 partici-
pated in an edible landfill project
with Waste Management commu-
nity outreach representative Jenny
Pung and Waste Management
senior accountant Pam Casper-
son. The students learned about
the typical anatomy of a landfill
including liners, gas extraction
systems, leachate management
systems and daily cover. Next the
students worked in groups to cre-
ate their own edible landfill using
graham crackers, wafers, pud-
ding, licorice, fruit roll-ups, M&Ms,
chocolate chips, marshmallows,
Oreos and sprinkles. Waste Man-
agement would like to recognize
the teachers of Pod 600 for their .
help with this project: Mrs. Chris
Metrinko, Mr. Bob Quann, Mrs. Jarrod Kelly and Ryan Jenkins (left to right) apply chocolate
Jeri Raulerson, Mrs. MeLinda Gray, pudding to their edible landfill. This represents the dirt used
and Miss Evenson. as daily cover on the working face of a landfill.

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Administrators from Group 4 Securicor (G4S) were speakers at a recent Kiwanis Club
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Stepanovich, G4S facility administrator, and Jim Vensel, Kiwanis president-elect. The
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selection of Florida House law-
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property taxes and the amount
of money they would have to
spend on taxable goods, under
the additional 2.5 percent sales,
tax, to make up for the elimina-
tion of the homestead tax.
* Rep. Marco Rubio, R-West
Miami, Florida House Speaker
Taxable value: $478,662
2006 Property taxes: $13,115.34
Would have to spend: $524,600
* Rep. Dan Gelber, D-Miami
Beach, House Democratic leader
Taxable value: $316,864
2006 Property taxes: $7,668.11
Would have to spend: $306,724


* Rep. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-
Broward County, Majority Whip
Taxable value: $287,640
2006 Property taxes: $6,162
Would have to spend: $246,480
* Rep. Loranne Ausley, D-Talla-
hassee
Taxable value: $187,449
2006 Property taxes: $3,879
Would have to spend: $155,160
* Rep. Ray Sansom, R-Destin,
next in line to be speaker
Taxable value: $171,270
2006 Property taxes: $2,356
Would have to spend: $94,240
* Rep. Dave Murzin, R-Pensacola
Taxable value: $111,240.
2006 Property taxes: $1,940.81
Would have to spend: $77,632.40
* Rep. Carl Domino, R-Jupiter
Taxable value: $1,905,637
2006 Property taxes: $37,208
Would have to spend: $1,488,320


*Rep. Mike Davis, R-Naples
Taxable value: $165,475
2006 Property taxes: $1,992.00
Would have to spend: $79,680
* Rep. Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando
Taxable value: $173,391
2006 Property taxes: $3,280
Would have to spend: $131,200
* Rep. Dick .Kravitz, R-Jack-
sonville
Taxable: $99,076
2006 Property taxes: $1,801.45
Would have to spend: $72,058
* Rep. Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton
Taxable: $298,388
2006 Property taxes: $4,948
Would have to spend: $197,920
* Rep. Jack Seiler, D-Wilton
Manors
Taxable: $134,480
2006 Property taxes: $3,259.61
Would have to spend: $130,360


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At the Movies

The following movies are now
showing at the Brahman Theatres
III.
Movie times for Friday, March
9, through Thursday, March 15,
are as follows:
Theatre I -"Wild Hogs" (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 "Because I said so"
(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 III "Astronaut
Farmer"(PG) Showtimes:.Friday
at 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday and Sun-
day at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9 p.m. Mon-
day at 3 and 7 p.m. Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday at 2,
4:15, 7and 9 p.m.
Tickets are $5.50 for adults;
children 12 and under are $4.50;
senior citizens are $4.50 for all
movies; and, matinees are $4.
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CELL PHONE EAR PIECE:
Found at Buxton Funeral
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GLASSES: Ladies, prescrip-
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KEYS- Found in the Downtown
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CASH, vic. of Wal-Mart or
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near pickem farm. She's
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MIN. PINSCHER, black & tan,
last seen on 3/5 on Murray
Rd, off Hwy 80. Dearly
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RED CURR DOG, Blue collar.
Lost in Ft. Drum Area, Ceme-
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KITTENS- 6 toed, 2 males, 2
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to good homes
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MIXED BREED PUPPIES, (2),
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PUPPIES (8): Florida Cur, 7
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ASSISTANT STORE MANAGERS
SALES ASSOCIATES
As one of the largest convenience store retailers in the
World, Circle K Stores Inc, provides exceptional
MANAGEMENT opportunities to those individuals who desire
the challenges and rewards of operating a fast-paced retail
environment. Our fast-track management program couples
classroom instruction with hands-on experience to equip you
with the essential elements to ensure success.
Benefits include Medical/Dental, Paid Vacation, and
401K (lucrative).
-- .If you possess:
An entrepreneurial spirit, In-depth focus on customer
service, leadership qualities, positive attitude, and
high energy level.
Investigate the opportunities we have to offer by calling:
Lakeport / Moorehaven / LaBelle Area
Circle K Stores, Inc.
Contact: Ruth
941 -204-7783 or Cecilia 239-963-5092
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D


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MENTAL HEALTH
THERAPIST
For Okeechobee County
to work w/children &
adolescents for in-home,
school based & office. M-F.
Master's degree required.
Fax resume to 863-763-9898



HORSE EXERCISER- P/T
Experienced English pleasure
rider for exercising horses
needed 3 days a week. Morn-
ings only. Call M-F 6am-3pm
(863)763-4723
MARTIAL ARTS
INSTRUCTOR WANTED: Exp.
w/children programs required.
Top pay. (954)931-0515
PROFESSIONAL
JANITORIAL COMPANY:
Seeks Part Time
Evening Cleaners for the
Okeechobee area. Call
1-800-823-5412 Mon.- Fri.
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helps you understand
the world around you.
No wonder newspaper
readers are more suc-
cessful people!


Financial



Business
Opportunities 305
Money Lenders 310
Tax Preparation 315


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NOTICE
Independent Newspapers will
never accept any advertise-
ment that is illegal or con-
sidered fraudulent. In all
cases of questionable val-
ue, such as promises of
guaranteed income from
work-at-home programs if
it sounds too good to be
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-
ing money ahead of time;
you check with the Better
Business Bureau at
772-878-2010 for previous
complaints.
Some 800 and 900 telephone
numbers may require an
extra charge, as well as
long distance toll costs. We
will do our best to alert our
reader of these charges in
the ads, but occasionally
we may not be aware of the
charges. Therefore, if you
call a number out of your
area, use caution.


Services



Babysitting 405
Child Care Needed- 410
Child Care Offered415
Instruction 420
Services Offered 425
Insurance 430
Medical Services-35




DEAN'S COMPUTER SERVICE
Affordable Computer Repair
Home/small office.
All work guaranteed.
Free pick up & delivery.
Call Dean at 863-447-1155


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LOT-LAND CLEARING
Construction &
debris hauling.
Insured. Call
Adam (863)441-5642



RON-DEES
Pressure Washing &
Minor repairs.
Roof coating, Repairto
Mobile Homes & more.
No job to big or small. Free
estimates. 863-467-2917
Lic. # 2349 &# 5698



Nursing Home Alternative
Will care for your loved
one. Private room from
light assistance to full
assistance. 24 hr. Eight
yrs. exp. References
provided. 863-697-6383


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 & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
Furs 615
Health & Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating Equipment/
Supplies 625
Household Items 630
Jewelry 635
Lamps/Lights 640
Luggage 645
Medical Items 650
Miscellaneous 655
Musical Instruments 660
Office Supplies/
Equipment 665
Pets/Supplies/
Services 670
Photography 675
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools 8 Supplies 685
Restaurant
Equipment 690
Satellite 695
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Television/Radio 715
Tickets 720
Tools 725
Toys & Games 730
VCRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740




AIR CONDITIONER- big unit,
4yrs old, good condition,
$75 (863)467-0122
AIR CONDITIONERS (2): Win-
dow units, $100 for both.
954-237-4846 .-


MIRROR 39"x29", Gold leaf, 3
sides. $75 (863)674-0482


AMANA REFRIGERATOR-
white, works good, $110 or
best offer (863)635-0079
GARBAGE DISPOSAL,'$20
Exc. cond. (863)467-8681


DISHWASHER, Used 1 year,
ext. warranty just ran out.
Pd. $600, asking $200 neg.
(863)763-7831
DRYER: Kenmore, 220 volt.
Works good. $50.
(863)763-3551
FREEZER, Chest style, 7.2 cu.
ft. w/2 compartments. Ken-
more. Used season's. Ask-
ing $125. (863)357-3203
REFRIGERATOR, Frigidaire,
15.4 cu. ft. $60 or best offer.
(863)357-0262
REFRIGERATOR, GE, side by
side, water & ice in door,
good condition. $200
(863)357-6700
REFRIGERATOR, Hot Point,
Almond color. Full size.
Looks & works good. $75.
(863)467-6984
SECADORA Y LAVADORA:
$240 cada dos.
239-245-0527
STOVE, GE, Electric range,
$25 (83)9 8,22,,. ,
WASHER DRYERE: Electric;
white, gbelt0condition. $280,
for both or will separate.
239-368-1768
WASHER & DRYER: Great
cond. $240 or will separate.
Spanish (239)245-0527 or
English 745-2432
Washer & Dryer, Maytag Nep-
tune, new, digital, front load,
retail $1699, sell for $600.
(863)675-8182
WASHER & DRYER,
Stackable, GE Space Maker.
$400 or best offer.
(270)331-4090
WASHER: BE, large capacity,
heavy duty, multi cycle,
good condition. $65. Call af-
ter 5pm. 863-467-2040
WASHER/DRYER- Combo
unit, Wash Rinse & dries.
110 electric Asking $200.
(863)532-8542
W/D, Whirlpool Cabrio, New,
top of the line, mint cond.,
$1800 @ Best Buy, sell
$1300. (954)401-2737



COUNTER TOP PIZZA OVEN-
110V, cooks up to 216" piz-
zas, $275 or best offer
(863)467-8161
MICROWAVE- Small, Good
condition. $15.
(863)467-1014


BICYCLE: 3 wheels, good con-
dition, good paint. $90.
863-467-4567
BIKES (2) 26", 1 Girls & 1
Boys. $60 for both will sell
separately. (863)763-5011
SCHWIN BICYCLE 1955: 26",
brand new, original condi-
tion. $900. (863)467-5756.



KITCHEN CABINETS All wood.
Large quantities...Must sell!
Starting @ $1600.
Call 772-361-4398
PLYWOOD, 50 sheets, $300
(561)762-4620 Jupiter area

Shutters &
Gutters, Inc.
Professional
Installatio f Srm
Shuters & Seanless
RMda Gutter
Licensed & Insured

863.763.5650
1551 N.W. 24th Drive
Okeechobee
License #765
TILE FLOOR, 3 boxes 16x16.
Roof shingles 9 bundles. 5
Ball blind. $145. Will separ-
ate. (863)467-1014
WOOD FLOORING: 300 sq. ft.
x 3/4" Thick TG, Solid Brazil-
ian Cherry. Undamaged.
Make offer. (863)675-7926


RUG, New, 82" x 10" Country
Garden Past, red, green, mus-
tard, brown & beige. Never
opened. $200 (863)674-0098


BOUNCE HOUSE/SLIDE
COMBO, 15x15, Great condi-
tion. $2500 (239)298-6160
or (863)675-1113 LaBelle
BOUNCE HOUSE/SLIDE COM-
BO, 10x10, Great condition.
$500 (239)298-6160 or
(863)675-1113 LaBelle
WINNIE THE POOH, Toddler
bed w/mattress & toy chest.
Very good condition. $100
(863)677-1591


BB SIMON BELT- size large,
1 1/2" black pony hair with
clear crystals, $150
(863)697-1486
FORMAL GOWN, Lrght sea
green, size 8., never worn,
with tags. $30
(863)634-5038
PANTS & SHIRTS: size 3X,
new, name brands with tick-
ets, $30 will separately.
(954)237-4846 Clewiston
RAINCOAT: Men's, size 2x,
black, washable, casual, like
new. Paid $160, asking $30.
863-357-1560


SCARFACE MEMORABILIA &
Wall art. $100 or best offer.
(863)634-5450
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, Ga-
tor, plays fight song & march-
es, never opened. Paid $60,
sell for $45 (863)674-0482



COMPUTER: Dell Dimension
4550, Windows XP, Pentium 4,
30gb, 256k Ram, CD RW,
speakers. $350.863-763-5316
LAPTOP, Gateway, with Win-
dows XP, $350.
(863)467-9228


BED- King size, Complete, in-
cludes comforter, Shams
with skirt. $200.
(863)467-1325
BEDROOM SET, queen size,
pecan finish, exc. cond., incl.
triple dresser & mirror, nites-
tand, $325. (863)467-8924
BEDS, Twin: Matching Set,
Pine w/box springs & mat-
tresses & 2 matching ward-
robes. $300. (863)675-0378
COFFEE TABLE, 2-End tables
& Sofa table, chrome &
brass w/glass tops. $250/all.
(863)674-0467.
COFFEE TABLE- oval glass
top, w/slate green wrought
iron base, very nice cond.
$50 (863)467-8464
CONFERENCE TABLE: Oak
mica w/ 4 quality chairs.
$200. Call Monday Friday,
9am-3pm. (863)467-1717
DAY BED: With trundle bed,
wrought iron frame, nice.
$200. LaBelle area.
(863)675-1138
DINING ROOM SET: Broyhill,
with hutch. Paid $1700. Ask-
ing $300. 863-467-5756
DINING ROOM SET- cherry,,
china cab, 4 side chairs, 2
arm chairs, $750 or best of-
fer (863)675-4696
'DR SET, Table & 6 cane
chairs, upholstered seats, 2
Ig. leafs, hutch, very nice.
$500 (863)357-0709
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER,
pine, 27" stereo, like new,
$300 both. (863)357-1845
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER,
Solid wood, Golden Oak fin-
ish, up to 42" TV. $350.
(863)763-4992
LOVESEAT & MATCHING
CHAIR, great condition, $95.
(863)610-1465 call Nick
LOVESEAT & RECLINER, both
reclines, leather, off white,
$700 for both.
(863)357-1845
LOVESEAT: $60.
(863)697-0845


LOVESEAT- Blue, burgundy
pin stripe, exc. cond. $100
(863)634-5450
LOVESEAT, CHAIR & 2
Lamps. $20 for all. Call
(863)532-8542
MATTRESS- New, Therapeutic
Magnetic. Paid. $800. Ask-
ing$300. (863)357-5754
OFFICE DESK: Metal, Steel-
case Brand, 30"x60"'! top.
Very good condition. $100.
(863)763-4992
SLEEPER SOFA, Nice, queen,
floral. $100 (765)748-4779
SLEEPER SOFA, Nice, solid
tan. $75 (765)748-4779
SOFA, Loveseat, Recliner &
Ottoman, Pine $300. for all.
(863)675-0378
TABLE: Round, 43". Only $50.
863-675-3793
TABLES (3): Coffee (1), ends
(2), light oak, brand new.
$300 or best offer.
863-675-2152
TWIN CAPT BED: Arbor Creek,
Rooms to Go, w/ nightstand,
excellent condition. $275 or
best offer. 863-763-6617



GOLF CART: 1994 EZ GO with
carry all bed, electric, new
paint, good battery & charg-
er. $1500. 863-228-2123
GOLF CLUBS- left handed,
Giant EZ Hippo Hyper Matrix
Face. New, asking $150 or
best offer (863)302-1592


Custom 98 Mauser, 8mm,
beautiful walnut Monte Carlo
stock, sling, Redfield Peep
site, $250. (863)467-2148
SMITH & WESSON- Model
#629, 44 magnum, Perfect
condition. $550.
(863)697-1443 .



TREADMILL: Preform, heart
rate monitor, air fan, cush-
ioned deck, incline, hardly
used. $450 (863)763-0625
UNIVERSAL WEIGHT SYS-
TEM- competition set, like
new, used indoors only $200
neg (863)634-6636



DOUBLE SINK: Stainless steel,
excellent condition. $20.
863-467-2148
MICROWAVE OVEN: Large,
ideal for workplace or home.
Only $40! Call Jan at
863-357-6303.
ROOM AIR FILTER: Kenmore,
excellent condition. $90.
863-357-6303


EARRINGS- 10k gold, medium
size bamboo. Heart shaped
$75.(239)823-9804
KINGMAN TURQUOISE
SQUASH BLOSSOM NECK-
LACE- Value $4000 sell for
$1100 neg (863)467-8161


PENDENT LIGHTS (2) brand
new, $30 for the pair
(863)467-8681



PATIO, 4 Chairs, Umbrella,
Good condition. $100.
(863)467-1325


HANDICAP LIFT for van,
works like new, pd $5,000
new, asking $1,000.
(863)763-8275
HANDICAP WALKER, Winnie
Walker Rollator, blue, hand
brakes, adjustable handles,
seat, $65. (863)467-8816
SCOOTER, VICTORY, electric,
4 wheel, good shape, $650
or best e""r (863)467-6009


ACRYLIC MIRROR, 4x8 sheet,
easy to cut, retails $85, ask-
ing $65 (863)610-1120
MAGNIFYING READER, For
sight impaired. 16" color dis-
lay screen, easy to use.
any format features. Will
magnify print & pictures up to
100x. Unit complete with
stand. Halfof o original price.
$1500 neg. (863)635-5227
Motorola H500 pink (pink-
ish/purple) bluetooth wireless.
Used lightly w/charger &
manual. $35. (561)924-2208
SOLAR PANELS (2): 75 watts,
regulator & BATTERIES (6):
6 volt. $600 for all.
863-675-3312
TRAILER HITCH- 2, Class 3,
H/D, Fits Chevy Silverado/GMC
2500/3500. '01-'06, $200. Or
Will Separate. (863)517-2249



VIOLIN- 4/4 White, with bow
and case, excellent cond
$125 (863)484-0105


BABY MINI POT BELLY PIGS
$25 (863)983-7702
BULL CALF, $100.
(863)946-0912
CHIHUAHUA PUP
tan male $200-
863-675-2541
Barb M-F, 9-6
COCKATIELS (2), Females,
with cage. $75 or best offer.
(863)824-0703
COCKATOO, Sulfur Crescent
w/cage & accessories.
$800. (863)357-0434
JACK RUSSEL, AKCreg., 1/2
yrs. old, with kennel, $450
for both or best offer.
(863)467-5216/634-5803
Miniature Dachshunds (2):
Males, 9 wks old, w/papers.
$425 (863)634-2479 anytime.
PET CARRIER: Extra large.
$50.863-357-1560'
PUPPY: German Shepherd, 3
me old female, top breed from
German parents, black/tan.
$900.(239)368-2301
SHIH TZU PUPPIES 8 wks. old
w/shots & health certificates.
Must see! Various colors. Call
Melody @ (863)634-2110
SIAMESE SEAL POINT KIT-
TENS- 12wks, no papers,
$50 each (239)841-0922


ANTIQUE SLIDE PROJECTOR-
Screen, 3 slide cases. All ex-
cellent condition. $60.
(863)357-0835 Jonnie


COMPOUND BOW, Hoyt Fast
Flite, w/gwiver & arrows,
$100. (772)201-5689
EASTERN BASEBALL CLEATS,
Size 6, exc. condition. $20
(863)634-5038
GOLDEN EAGLE BRAVE-
youth right hand compound
bow with 4 arrows, $30
(863)467-4327



AMP & SPEAKER, Sony
1000w amp & 1300w
speaker in box, brand new.
$300 neg. (863)447-5985
KENWOOD AUDIO SUR-
ROUND REC.- 6 channel in-
put, 2 spkrs, 15" woofers,
$300 neg (863)634-6949


PHILIPS 52" TV- With sur-
round sound. Good condi-
tion. $750. (863)467-9722
SONY BIG SCREEN TV, 42"
projection, exc. cond., pd
$1700, asking $1200 firm.
(863)357-2795 after 6pm
TOSHIBA, 56", HD Ready,
$1000 (863)634-0866
ZENITH, 27", $100 or best of-
fer. (863)675-4557 after
6pm


TICKETS: "Magic Kingdom"
(2) Adult, Florida resident, no
expiration. $120. for both.
863-357-1109


AIR COMPRESSORS (3), 2
electric, 1 portable with 6hp
Wisconsin robin engine.
$850/all. (863)697-9704
CUTTING TORCHES: Complete
set, on a dolly. $450.
(863)634-7706
EXTENSION LADDER-40Oft,
asking $75 or best offer
(863)635-0079
RADIAL ARM SAW, 10" Black
& Decker, bench top, new
blade & 10" Craftsman table
saw. $180 (863)697-9704


PLAYSTATION 3, 60GB,
played 1 time, with Madden
2007. $650 (863)763-3550
SLOT MACHINE- electronic,
with tokens, $200.
(863)467-8683



VACUUM CLEANER, Kirby
Generation III, with tech
drive, $300. (863)763-5011


ADULT DVD's (10): New, only
opened to test. $65 or best
offer. Call (863)634-3783
VIDEO KIT: Includes pull-down
screen, dvd & wireless head-
set, for vehicle. $500 for
everything. 561-281-4182

Agriculture -



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




JOHN DEERE GATOR, 6x4,
hydraulic dump, front & rear
hitch, great shape, $5000.
(863)467-6009



ROUND HAY BALES
$33 each, 3 bale minimum,
Floralta Hay, Located on the
Prairie, (863)610-1616



BALES OF HAY, 100 bales,
Horse quality. $400 for all or
will sell separately.
(863)763-1370
CATTLE TRAILER- Ok shape.
Needs a little work but, stur-
dy. $500. Negotiable
(863)763-6959


AMERICAN SADDLE BREED
STUD, $1500 or best offer.
(863)781-0484
BEGINNER HORSE- Bomb
proof, calm easy ride, Cogg
utd, 15H, 24Y, Bay, tack
$500 (561)789-0572
FLORIDA CRACKER, Regis-
tered Gelding, to good home
only, $2500 or best offer.
772-519-2256
MARE QUARTER HORSE- 7yrs
old, $800 (863)253-2477


GELDING THOROUGHBRED
PONY CROSS- 2yrs,13.2
hands, saddled not ridden
$1000 neg (863)763-4149
HORSE TRAILER, '94,
4-horse, fair condition,
$1700 or best offer.
(239)537-8940
PASO FINO MARE & REG.
GELDING, to good home on-
ly, $2000 or best offer.
772-519-2256.
Reward for info regarding lo-
cation of "Tiger". Our sad-
dle/harness horse, bought by
an Okeechobee man in Lake
Park some years ago. Geld-
ing, all brown except for
small white mark on muzzle.
Call (772)562-1472
SADDLE, Western (Veech):
16.5 seat. Brand new! Paid
$2000, Now $1200.
863-467-2104/772-341-3707
SPORT HQRSE_, er.man,
Westfalen, Warmbiood X TB..
Super sweet. 1 yr colt.
$2499. (863)357-5867
THOROUGHBRED PONY
CROSS- 3yrs old, 13.2
hands, green broke, $1000
neg. (863)763-4149
THOROUGHBRED STALLION-
Reg., very gentle, 8yrs old,
$1000 neg (863)763-4149



CADET CUB, Self propelled
mower, like new. 3spd.
trans., 6.5hp motor. $180
(863)763-4234
RIDING MOWER: 43" cut w/
80 hours and 30 x 40 wag-
on. $1200. 863-675-3793
RIDING MOWER, Craftsman,
19.5hp, 46" cut, needs bat-
tery & work on deck, $150.
(863)983-6310
RIDING MOWER: John Deere,
looks & runs good. $650 ne-
gotiable. 863-228-2123
RIDING MOWER, Zero Turn,
Snapper, 52" Cut. Good
shape. $1700. or best offer.
(863)447-0337
SMOKER GRILL, Stainless
steel rack w/2 doors, on
trailer, pull behind your truck.
$2000 (863)697-6222


BARREL SADDLE, 15" Sharon
Camarillo. $600
(863)763-7831


Rentals
RENT

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
OKEECHOBEE, 2 BR, 2 BA, in
city limits. Very clean w/tile
floors. $825 me. + 1st., last
& $300. sec. 863-634-3572
OKEECHOBEE, 2BR/2BA, No
pets. $700/mo. 1st, last &
$400 sec. to move in. 2 units
available. (863)763-9225



OAK LAKE APT, 2br/2ba, Car-
pet/tile throughout. Water in-
cluded. $800. mo. 1st, Last
& $500. sec. 863-697-2462


peal I


LARKEE LAKES, Older Single
wide on 2 lots at end of cul-
de-sac, 2br, Iba. $69,000.
neg (863)467-2156
OASIS VILLAGE, Mobile home
& lot on water. Lot 90.
(863)763-8567
OKEE: Prowler 33ft, 11'x30'
Florida rm, 1br, W/D incld,
partially furn. $7800 neg.
863-532-8542/865-924-9228
OKEECHOBEE- 1/1, newly re-
modeled inside w/new roof.
In nice adult park, $14,900
(772)546-3067
OKEECHOBEE- 1994 Fleet-
wood, 16x60, w/16x60 Fla
Rm, & carport. 2/2, like new,
well furn., 4 ceiling fans,
Senior Park, 55+. Lot rent
$200/mo. Avail. Mar 21,07,
$32,500 inclds city water,
boat storage & trash pickup.
(812)480-9343


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BASSWOOD: 2BR/1BA, CBS,
newly renovated, $795/mo.
1st, last & security deposit re-
quired. (561)793-4860
BRAND NEW: 3/2/1, split plan,
patio upgraded, master suite,
3993 NW 37th Ave. $1250
F&S. 561-307-2502
CHARMING COTTAGE FOR
RENT: Newly remodeled,12
mi North of Okeechobee.
3br/1.5ba. $850/mo. 1st &
sec. No pets. Call only M-F,
9-3. 863-467-1717
HOUSE FOR RENT: 2br/1ba by
Kissimmee River. $500/mo.
1st mo &sec dep to move in.
No Dogs' Call 561-746-5852



-BRAND NEW OFFICES-
Hurry! Only a Few Left!
(863)467-0831


CLEAN PROFESSIONAL MALE
Seeks Same to share 4 BR, 2
BA. East of Okeechobee. $125
wk. Call (863)824-6112


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 Inspection 1060
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080



BLUE HERON, 3br/2ba/2 gar.
CBS, Updtd, Granite counter
tops. 299K, Century 21 Prop.
Debra Pinson (863)801-9163
GLADES CO: 100 acre land
auction on 03/31/07. Owner
/ agent brokers welcome.
www.100acreauction.com


JUST ON THE MARKET
3BR/2BNA2 car garage, CBS
home on 1.15 acres, Lazy 7
area, built 2001,1,774 sq. ft.
living area. Owner motivated
to sell. 7775 SW 9th St,
Okeechobee. (863)467-8539
OKEECHOBEE, 4BR/2BA,
1 car garage plus den. Buy for
$1,175 per month. $165,000.
E-Z Financing. Can be seen at
3632 NW 5th St.
(863)484-0809


TAYLOR CREEK: Vacant wa-
terfront lot, 80 x 100.
$98,000. 863-467-2225 or
772-332-6896.



OHIO, Williamsburg- 47 +
acres. Leveled to rolling. 1400'
road frontage. Wa-
ter/Elec./Gas. Lots of Privacy.
$410,000. (863)467-7255

Mobile Homes



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




CHOICE OF 3BR OR 2 BR DBL
WIDES. No pets, yearly lease,
starting @ $650/mo + $1000
sec. deposit. 863-763-4031
OKEE., On Rim Canal lbr
$150. perwk. Min. down &
2br $200. per wk. Min. down
Call 863-634-1802
OKEECHOBEE, 3BR/2BA,
Brand new, waterfront, all new
app's incl. w/d, lake access.
$1200/mo. (954)610-5345
OKEECHOBEE: Trailer for rent
on south end of Okeechobee
on Rim Canal. Call for details.
(863)763-7783
TREASURE ISLAND 1BR/1BA
SW$600.mo.,Hwy.78 West
3br, 2ba CBS MH, $625. mo.
32'RVw/Kit. & fullba.$490.
mo.(RV incl. city water &
elec.) 561-346-4646



ADULT PARK: Waterfront w/
Lake access. 1991 Homes of
Merit 36x12 Ft. w/32x9 Ft.
. Florida Rm. fully furnished. In-
cludes park membership. Ask-
ing $75,000. (863)357-3203








Okeechobee News, Monday, March 12, 2007


OKEECHOBEE- 2BR, Florida
room, CA/Heat, furnished,
W/D, freezer, carport. In adult
park. $14,400 (863)763-7927
OKEECHOBEE, Small trailer
w/room addition on rental lot
in Summer Breeze RV Park.
$2500 (863)763-6784
REDUCED!- 2/1 Fully furn,
many extras, new CA/Heat, 40'
decked screen rm, 40' carport,
12x12 shed w/ W/D, in adult
park on rim canal w/dock,
$28,000. 863-357-1784
RIVERBEND MHP- 3br, 2ba,
furnished, golf cart, 3 shed,
Fla room. (863)824-0082
RIVERBEND MHP- #40, 2br,
2ba, furnished, elec boat lift,
on canal, Fla room, golf car,
2 sheds, 3 fruit trees.
(863)467-9915
Vantage Oaks Park: 32 Ft.
w/9x30 FL Rm. 4056 SE 24th
Rd., Lot 114, Near Treasure
Island $2500 (863)357-9017

Recreation



Boats 3u05
Campers,'RVs 3010
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles 3030
Sport Vehicles,'ATVs 3035



ALUMINUM, V Bottom, 14',
Smokercraft w/like new trail-
re & 18hp Tohatsu motor.
$1600 neg. (863)763-4680
BASS BOAT '88: 16' Lowe,
40hp Johnson, with galva-
nized trailer. $2500. or best
offer. (863)763-3660
BASS TRACKER BOAT- 17FT
V, 40hp Yamaha motor, trailer,
needs some work. Reduced
price. $900 (270)210-9385
BOAT TRAILER: For 16 18
Ft. Boat New bunks & paint.
Good condition. $450.
(863)357-5754
BONITO BOWRIDER, '89, 15.5
ft., 48hp Evinrude, runs
great, no problems, power
trim, $2500. (863)697-6077
BOSTON WHALER- 13',
w/trailer. Can be seen at The
Glades RV Resort Lot 38B.
$800. Neg. (410)924-5218
CANOE, Indian River, 14ft.,
square back, with 2.5hp Nis-
san outboard. $450
(863)467-0085
FLATS BOAT- 15 ft, Tri Hull,
50 hp Evinrude, trolling mtr,
batt, fish finder, 2 live wells
$2300 (863)697-9405
JOHNSON 2001: 8 HP bought
new 2005, low hours $ 800.
Call 561-716-1561
New Canvas Room-for pon-
toon with rollup windows &
screens, $800 orbest offer.
(863)357-1784
OUTBOARD MOTOR, Mercury,
20hp, runs perfect, can
demonstrate, $750 neg.
(863)357-1784/634-2454


PONTOON, 24' w/ 50 hp Merc.
Runs perfect, new carpet. No
trailer $1800.
(863)357-1784 or 634-2454
PONTOON BOAT, Landau, 20
Ft., 75 hp Johnson, Fishing
Lights, Generator & Trailer.
$3000. (863)467-8268
PONTOON BOAT, with motor,
no trailer, $2500.
(863)467-8683
SEA NYMPH '80, 12 Ft., Deep
V Bottom & big 9 spd. trolling
motor. Heavy duty marine bat-
tery. $750. 863-824-0899
STRATOS BASS BOAT, '98,
dual console, 19', with 175
hp Johnson mtr. & trailer,
$11,000. (863)983-7835
Earn some extra cash.
Sell your used Items In
the classilleds


CLASSIC '75 GMC MOTO-
RHOME- New leather Capt
chairs, carpet, paint, wheels,
suspension & more. Like
new cond., 13K, $19,900 or
best offer (906)281-2990
Labelle area.
FORD HORIZON VAN 1988,
Motor Home. New tires/refrig-
erator. Pressure Water & Gas
Stove $3200. (561)723-1690
MeadowLark Campgrnd 30
Ft. Furn., built up roof Must be
moved. $1500. 863-675-1891
or (540)616-7319 (Cell)
MOTOR HOME: 1973 Dodge
van camper, runs good, roof
ac. $1000 or best offer.
863-634-2684
MOTORHOME- '91, Winneba-
go Elaindan. 33', 460 Ford
eng. 6500 watt gen. 72K Good
shape. $9500. 863-824-0365
PARK MODEL 35'-. Furnished,
All appl., Florida Rm., Shed.
Located at Lakeside RV Park.
$6900 (863)763-7927
PULL TRAILER: 30ft, good
cond, new fridge, gas stove,
Ir, dinette, br, ba. $1800.
863-467-9621
STOVE TOP, 3 burner, Wedge-
wood, for camper, brand
new. $100 (863)946-3822
WINNEBAGO LE SHARD '90,
22ft., new tires & trans., very
clean, sleeps 4, extras.
$6500 (863)467-1950


DIESEL INTERNATIONAL, 5th
Wheel puller, with 5 spd.
stick shift & 2 spd rear end &
32" ft. carriage 5th Wheel.
$22,000 (423)506-3281
FIFTH WHEEL: Avion, 29ft, w/
slide out, located at Mea-
dowlark Campground.
$4500.740-704-5089
HITCHHIKER- '99, 32', 3 slide
outs Excellent condition.
$15,000. Day 863-467-6565
or night 863-467-0008
KEYSTONE CHALLENGER-
'02, 32', w/2 slides, Generator
Avon Park. $22,500. Possible
trade. (812)201-2806
TAILGATE, Louvered alumi-
num, fits '96 '04 Dodge
Ram. $150 (863)357-5986


CARBURETOR, Ailrboat, re-
built, for ground power en-
gine, original equipment.
$100 (863)610-1120
EVINRUDE OUTBOARD MO-
TORS (2) 115hp, asking
$650 for both call
(863)946-1031 after 10am
MERCRUISER ENGINE: 6 cyl.
Parting out...$495 for all. Stop
by lot #48 in Summer Breeze
obile Home Park.
STAINLESS STEEL PROP- fits
Evinrude & Johnson motors,
$110 (270)210-9385
Find It faster,. Sell It soon-
er In the classilleds



BOAT TRAILER: 2007 King,
for 12-14 Ft. boat. $500.
(614)620-0670 Okeechobee
OUTBOARD MOTOR, '47 Evin-
rude Zephyr, 4 cyl., 7hp, not
running, wall hanger. $100.
(863)697-2033


BMW K75- '92, 81K mi., Cor-
bin seat & extra seat. Good
cond. New parts. $2400 neg.
(863)357-2233 Okee. area
DIRT BIKE: '02 Honda XR8OR,
Excellent condition. $500.
firm. (863)634-2475
HARLEY SPORTSTER 88'3
'05- less than 300 mi, black,
$6300 (863)467-1449
HONDA NIGHTHAWK '83,
550cc. $1000 or best offer.
(863)634-1561
HONDA SHADOW 04- 750cc,
like new, $3900 or best offer
(772)618-0555 cell
SADDLE BAGS, For '92
Sportster, with brackets.
$200 (863)634-1561



GO CART- Murray, 2 seats,
runs, $300 (863)634-7706
KAWASAKI- '88, 100 cc, Runs
great. Good shape. New tire.
550. (863)763-8797
POCKET BIKE: 2 cycle gas
motor, disk brakes, runs
good. $250. (863)697-0845
EXTRA CLEAN FOUR WHEEL-
ER, 2000 Honda TRX35QTEY,
Barely used. $2395. Call only
M-F 9 3. (863)467-1717

How do you find a Job In
today's competitive
market? In the employ-
ment section of the clas-
sifleds


DAMON '99, 21ft, never trav-
eled, kept under roof in La-
Belle. Must see. $6500.
(239)633-2159
NOMAD, '92, 32', 8x20 sun
room. Very good cond. Fijian
RV Park. site 19. Must be
moved. $4900. 615-496-3891
TRAILER: 26ft, screen room,
storage area, all contents.
Must be moved. $1000.
863-674-0531 Labelle area


Automobiles



Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Construction
Equipment 4025
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
Vans 4070



CADILLAC DEVILLE '87- V8,
133K, runs good, $1500
(239)357-5111
CAMARO Z28 '80: 350 auto. Pwr
windows. Re upholstered seats.
Runs, Orig. Needs body & eng.
work. $1200. (863)634-6601
CHEVY CAVALIER- '04- 2dr,
lyr on warr, 5 spd, AC, ask-
ing $6800 (772)618-0555
cell
CHEVY CAVALIER '04, 4 door,
good condition, champagne
color. $8500 neg.
(863)357-6811
CHEVY CAVALIER '97-MUST
SELL great condition, cold
AC, $2400 or best offer
(863)357-3369/634-2154
DODGE NEON 1997: 50K
miles. $2500 or best offer.
(863)673-3314 LaBelle area.
DODGE SPIRIT '92, 4 door,
$600 (863)697-2598
FORD FOCUS ZTS 2004:
5spd, silver, 31mpg, 12k mi.
$8500. 561-755-0910
FORD FOCUS ZX3-'01, Auto.,
Custom paint. Body kit. Runs
good. $4200.
(863)228-1528
FORD PROBE GL '89- white,
w/cracked head, body &
tires in exc cond., $400 neg
(863)467-4327
EORD TAURUS- '90, New al-
ternator, water pump & new
hoses. Does overheats. Must
move! $200. (863)835-6015
HONDA CIVIC '89: $900.
Needs work. If interested,
call, 863-261-1158.
MERCURY 1985, Full Size Sta-
tion Wagon, Runs and Drives
great. $800. (863)357-2370
or (863)634-1324
PLYM ACCLAIM '91- runs
great, $600 or best offer
(863)261-1407
PONTIAC GRAND AM '94:
Great body & new tires, but
has blown motor. $300 or
best offer. 863-697-0186
SATURN '95- Twin cam V,
asking $1000
(239)324-2891
TOYOTA CAMRY '91- runs
good, cold AC, $1000 or
best offer(863)261-1407


WANTED: Junk Cars, Will pay
$75 $100 for complete cars
towed in, or $50 $75 if
picked up. (863)763-2141


FORD MUSTANG '65, 95%
perfect, matching numbers,
no rust. $15,000 firm.
(863)255-4935
PLYMOUTH FURY '75, Auto.,
318 engine, needs restora-
tion, $1500 or best offer.
(305)888-2893



KAWASAKI MULE '93, Good
condition, new drive belt &
tires, dump bed, trailer hitch.
$2500 (863)467-8629



CHEVY 4WD: 1978, 3500 se-
ries, 1 ton. $2500.
863-634-2684
CHEVY BLAZER 2002, 4X4,
V6, Ready to tow! Black Hawk
8000 lb. tow bar & brake cyl-
inder. $8500. w/tow pack-
age...or $8200. w/out.
863-763-8004/772-349-5974
CHEVY SUBURBAN '90, 6.2L,
$2500 (863)763-8201
Ford bronco II '89: 4x4, 2.9,
v-6, 6" lift 33x12.50R16 and
35x12.50R15 needs work
$1200 neg. 863-634-3878
Shop here tlrsti
The classified ads


GOLF CART & CHARGER,
$600 (863)467-2704
GOLF CART: 1987 CLUB CAR,
Electric w/charger. Recondi-
tioned. $1250. 863-675-1472



GMC WORK TRK '81- until.
body, 8.2 liter Detroit diesel,
3.ton elec auto crane,
$3500 neg (239)425-7016


DAYTON SR's- 4, White letter-
ing. 80% tread. $225.
(863)763-8797


FLYWHEEL & CLUTCH AS-
SEMBLY- For Camaro/Fire-
bird LS1 Engine. $400. or
best offer. (863)467-8856
LADDER RACK- fits smaller
trucks, $400 (863)983-7100
LEER, Fiberglass Cab Mate,
Sleeper, for full size pickup.
White, good condition. $250
(863)763-5373
PLYMOUTH BREEZE- '99, No
title. Selling for parts. $250.
or best offer.
(863)674-0126 (LaBelle)
RIMS & TIRES: 20", 6 lug,
used only a few months &
sold SUV, like new. $1500.
561-281-4182 Frank.
RIMS & TIRES (4):16", alumi-
num. 8 lug, Chevy. $370 ne-
gotiable. 863-634-7125


TRAILER HITCH, GM Mini-
vans, Silhoutte, Ventura,
Montana, '99-'03, 3500 lbs.
$100 neg. (863)467-0560
TRANSMISSION- Used, 4T40E
Fits '02 Pontiac Grand Am
$400 or best offer.
(863)467-8856


CHEVY PU '95- full bed, 5
spd, $3995, Call
(863)763-7367
CHEVY 4X4 '83- 350 eng, 4
speed, 39.5 Super Swam-
pers, $3500 (863)673-0951
CHEVY C10 1968: Runs good,
body needs TLC. $2500.
717-286-709.
CHEVY DUALLY: 1 ton, 454
engine, 4 spd. $2500.
863-824-6720
CHEVY DUALLY FLATBED '79-
rebuilt engine, 6 new tires,
$1500 (863)634-3654
CHEVY S10 '93- good shape,
runs good, V6. 5 spd, $1800
or best offer (863)983-7100
CHEVY SILVERADO '88, V8,
3/4Ton, Auto, A/C, Cruise/Tilt,
Topper & Tow pkg. Like new!
Clean! $2500. 863-674-0467
DODGE DAKOTA 03, Ext. Cab,
Under 13K. w/Camper shell.
$11,500. 863-763-5586 Day
or 863-763-0469 Eve... Fran
DODGE DURANGO SLT '98-
4x4, has some body work
needed. Runs great!, Leath-
er, $2500 (863)509-8179
FORD F150 '86- runs good,
$1000 or best of-
fer(863)781-0484
FORD F150 '94, Very clean,
new paint, good int., runs &
looks great. Must see.
$2500 (863)983-6550
FORD F150 '96, 300 CID, in-
line 6 cyl., 5 spd. 0/D, green
exterior, tan interior. $2500
neg. (239)425-7016
NISSAN '86, Great motor &
transmission, no a/c or heat.
Needs TLC on looks. $600
(863)674-0098


DODGE SUV 1987, Runs
good. $1000 or best offer.
(863)983-4940
FORD EXPLORER 2000: 4x4,
transfer case & motor ONLY,
just pulled, runs good. $550.
863-763-0547 Okeechobee

Buying a car? Look In the
classtifeds. Selling a
car? Look In the classi-
fHeds.


EMERSON TRAILER LIFT
GATE- 14x6, dual axle, 1 ft
sides, 14"tires, $1000 firm
(863)763-5890
FOUR HORSE TRAILER: King
goose neck, straight, 37 ft
long. $2500.863-824-6720
UTILITY TRAILER- 4x8, excel-
lent condition, $650 or best
offer (863)781-0484


CHEVY ASTRO 2000: Excel-
lent condition, 86k mi,
$7500. Call 863-824-0195
or 731-414-6087
DODGE CARAVAN 1994:
$1200 or best offer.
(863)673-3314 LaBelle area
DODGE CARAVAN '92: 62k
orig mi, factory 5spd, 4cyl,
looks & runs great. $3000 or
best offer. 863-697-1832.
FORD F350 '89- 16 passen-
ger, diesel engine, dual
wheels, $2490
(863)673-0782
GMC WORK VAN '88, New
battery, good tires. $800
(863)634-0118


Public Notices



Public Notice 5005
State Public -
Legal Notice 5500



INTHE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION
DEUTSCHE BANKTRUST COMPANY
AMERICAS, AS TRUSTEE AND
CUSTODIAN FOR HSBC BANK USA,
NA ACE 2006-NC1 BY: SAXON
MORTGAGE SERVICES INC. AS ITS
ATTORNEY INFACT
Plaintiff,
CASE NO.: 2007-CA-31
DIVISION:
HECTOR G. VALUES, etal,
Defendants(s),

NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: HECTOR G.VALDES
4580 BEODEDFORD AVENUE #33
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33417
EURRENTAODRESS:

FRANCESE.VALDES
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
45 BEDADLEDFORDAVENUE3 33
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33417
CURRENT ADDRESS:
UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to
foreclose a mortgage on the following
property in OKEECHOBEE County,
Florida:


LOTS 9,10, 11AND12, BLOCK Q,
OKEECHOBEE DEVELOPMENT CO'S
ADDITION TO OKEECHOBEE,
ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE
6, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
has been filed against you and you are
requiredto serve a copy ofyourwrit-
ten defenses within 30 days after the
first publication, if any, on Echevarria,
Codilis & Stawiarski, Plaintiffs attor-
ney, whose address is 9119 Corpo-
rate Lake Drive, Suite 300, Tampa,
Florida 33634, and file the original
with this Court either before service on
Plaintiffs attorney or immediately
thereafter;; otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the relief de-
manded in the Complaint or petition.
This notice shall be published once
each week for two consecutive weeks
in the Okeechobee News. WITNESS
my hand and seal of this Court on this
27 day of February 2007.
Sharon Robertson
Clerk of the Court
ByS
As Deputy Clerk
195343 ON 3/5,3/12


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12 The Okeechobee News, Monday, March 12,2007




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Salel Date
1/29/2007
1/26/2007
1/26/2007
1/26/2007
1/25/2007
1/25/2007
1/25/2007
1/25.2007
1/25/2007
1/24/2007
1L24'2007
1.2-4/2007
1,'24/2007
1'23'2007
1 23/2007
1/2 32007
1123/2007
1/22/2007
1/22/2007
1/22/2007
1b22/2007
1,'22/2007
1,22/2007
1/20,2007
1/20/2007
1,19!2007
1,19/2007
1,'19/2007
1'19/2007
1/19/2007
1/1912007
1/19/2007
1/19/2007
1/ i 192007
1/19/2007
1/19/2007

1/19/2007
1'i18/2007
1/18/2007
1/18/2007
1/17/2007
1/17/2007
1/17/2007

16/2007
1/1617/2007
V/16/2007
1/16/2007
1/16/2007
/116/2007
1/16/2007
"/16/2007
/156/2007
i/16/2007
'/15/2007
V/13/2007
1/13/2007
1/12/2007
1/12/2007
1/12/2007
1/12/2007
1/12/2007
1./12/2007

1/12/2007

*.12,12007
1/12/2007
/12/2007
/, 12/2007
1/11/2007
1/11/2007
'.11/2007
i/11/2007
1/11/2007
1/11/2007
1/11/2007
1/101/2007
1/110/2007
1/101/2007
1/' 10/2007
1/10/2007
1V9/2007
1/109/2007
119/2007
1/9/2007
1/912007
11912007
'1912007
'/9/2007
'/9i2007
-/9/2007

*'8/2007
1/8/2007
1,'8/2007
1.8/2007
15/2007
15/2007
-/5,2007
-/5/2007
- /5/2007
1,'4/2007
1/4/2007
!*/4/2007
/4/2007
,4 /2007
- '4/2007
/3/2007
/3/2007
"/3/2007
"/3/2007
-/'3.2007
",'3'2007
':3.,2007


Sale1 Price
$0.00
$85,000.00
$45,000.00
$0.00
$85 000 00
$10 000 00
$72 000 00
$0 00
$27,500 00
$0 00
$24,00000
$0 00
$0 00
$35 000 00O
$0 00
$0 00
$000
$0 00
$1) 00
$35,000 00
$115,000 00
$000
$560 000 00
$20.800 00
$15.000 00c
$80.000 OT
$1,000 00
$75 000 00'
$20 000 00
$26 000 00
$27,000 00
$86,500 00
$26,000 00
$97,000 00
$0.00
$000
$26.000 00
$45.000 00
$60 000 00
$1800000
$0.00
$30,000 00
$30,000 00
$140 000 00
$60.000 00
$000
$52.000.00
$0.00
$110,000 00
$0 00
$000
$000
$220 000.00

$000
$30.000 00
$350 000.00
$0.00
$000
$20.000 00
$000
$000
$30,000 00
$0.00
$134 000 00
$80.000 00
$000
$312.000 00
$000
$000
$68,000 00
$000
$000
$0 00
$65,000 00
$000
$6.900 00
$000
$0000
$17.500.00
$100.000.00
$000
$70.000 00
$0 00
$0.00
$000
$000
$100,000 00
$81.000.00
$89.000.00
$15 00000
$000
$000
$0 00
$17,000 00
$40,000 00
$0.00
$90,000 00
$20 000 00
$0 00
$189.000 00
$129 00000
$0 00
$1,000 00
$125.00000
$0 00
$30 000 00
$80 000 00
$0 00
$0 00
$0000
$0 00


Sale2 Date
12/1/1992
6/28/2001
7/29/2004
3/15/2005
4/9/2003
11/30/2005
5.23'2003
11. 112000
4,'12,2006
7.3111998
4,2.'2002
4.'2,'2002
5,1- '2004
2' 1 1990
5'1,1992
1, 19.200 7

1.,..2007
3.24,'200-
5'31(2004
3,27,1997
1,5/2004
12. 112004-
6.11.2005
6; 11.2005
10'27,2006
15 13-2004
1.127,'2003
6,23,'20'0-4
6, 1/2005
4 13.:2006
8. 18/2004
9i 12/2005
12/2912006
5.22,2002
5122/2002
6/22/2005
4/7.2005
8'22/2006
12/13/2002
12/12/2006
1 17,2007
1/16,2007
7,'31,198(0
10 17,2006
12 19!/2005
12 15.2003
12/23,1996
5.3,2004
8,' 11990
1,' 10,2007
1 10 200 7
12/12/2005
7'1/1984
5'15'2006
S11,'1991
1/26,2005
1/12/2007
6/17/2005
611/1983
11/30/2004
1211 /2006
4/1/1995
12'1/1989
3 21.2005
2.'22005
11,13/2006
9/1/1993
4/1/1979
7, 7/2005
10/9.2003
8, 17/2005
8,19/2004
411,2005
3/17/2005
6.27/2000)
10,22/1974
1 '20/2006
4 .13.2005
8,13,1997
12.28'2005
4- 1/1993
11 15,2002
117'2002
1,9.,2007
1/9/2007
1/9/2007
8/2#2000
2/25,'2005
2/11.,2005
1/8,2007
1/5/2007
12/22'2006
12.22.2006
11i10 2006
12,.29/2006
12/29'2006
10.' 13,'2005
7/ 11990
8.1,'1992
8,'16/2005
5,22/2006
6.1,'1990
12'1,1989
4'21,'2006
9/22/2006
9/24'1999
;,7,,1997
12' 16.2004
1 .'?,2007
1.3.,2007


NW 29TH
NW 302ND
SE 38TH
NW 160TH


Sale2 Price
$8,000.00
$35,500.00
$21,500.00
$19 00000
$0 00
$33.900 00
$67 000.00
$32.000 00
$000
$54,000 00
$1.800.00
$1,800 00'
$0 00
$8,000 00
$15.200 00
$000
$71 000 00
$000
$000
$000
$61.500 00
$0 00
$390.000 00
$30,000 00
$000
$80 000 00
$29.000 00O
$31.000 00
$5.000 00
$10 000 00
$0 00
$0 00
$1 000.00c
$0,300
$000
$000
$000
$000
$000
$11.900 00
$0 00
$0 00
$000
$0 00
$55.000 00
$16,000.00
$26.200 00
$55.000 00
$76,000 00
$165.000 00
$000
$000
$200,000.00
$574,400 00
$0 00
$100 00
$000
$0.00
$160.000 00
$3,000 00
$5.000 00
$0 00
$24,900 00
$10000
$000
$80.800 00
$000
$25.000.00
$25.000.00
$30 000 00'
$35 000 00
$000
$0.00
$79,000 00
$45.000 00
$8,600 00
$000
$000
$000
$33.000 00
$000
$10,900 00
$0 00
$0.00
$1,805.000 00
$0 00
$000
$45.000 00
$48,000.00
$40.000.00
$10.000 00
$80.000 00
$90,000 00
$0.00
$0 00
$33,000 00
$000
$80 000 00
$1200000
$25.00'0 00
$8.000 00
$0 00
$2.000 00
$12.800.00
$123,30000
$0.00
$3,700 00
$15.000 00
$0 00
$0 00
$0 00


Name
SMITH LESTER & LIMEHOUSE VIRA
CREECH ALFRED D & SANDRA
SORIANO GERARD & CRISELDA
FOSTER CLAIR & FOSTER KATHLEEN
OROPESA GEORGE J & MELISSAA
LATTIBEAUDIERE ADOLPHUS
BILBREY DALE E & LAURA J
BLONDEAU GASTON & CARMELLE ETA
WAEFLER SUSAN ELIZABETH
OLVERA ANGELA
CZAJKOWSKI SARA FRANCIS
CZAJKOWSKI SARA FRANCIS
JACKSON WILLIAM F & BLACK RAMO
RUSSELL HOWARD W
HENSLEY THOMAS B
SEELALL NANKUMAR & MYNAWATTIE
SELLERS KATHERINE
ACROSS THE LAKE LLC
COLE ARNOLD L & CHRISTINE E
CAMBRIA ANNIE & POTVIN MICHEL
HIBNER RAYMOND F
SULLIVAN MARY ELLEN (LIFE EST)
BEEBE LEWIS J & BETSY D
AGUILAR MARGARITA
AGUILAR MARGARITA
HOLDER BRIAN D
DOMAGALLA RONALD W & KISER SAL
GOODRICH STEPHEN W
CASTELLANOS RAUL & CASTELLANOS
CALABRESE RAYMOND J & MELISSA
BEHARRYLAL HANUMATI R
SKEEN SHAUN
FERRER JOSE E & BEATRIZ
GUERRIER ROSE MARIE
GUERRIER ROSE MARIE
GUERRIER ROSE MARIE
BOLTON GEORGE C & MARY E
CRENSHAW HAZELL MILTON JR
BORMUTH CHARLES ANTHONY III &
CAMPBELL GERALD D
EARHART JON L & COLLEEN M
HOLIDAY BUILDERS INC
HOLIDAY BUILDERS INC
HANCOCK MITCHELL G & PAULA
DRIGGERS AUDREY B
DURAN GAUDENCIO
JACOBS DEAN E & LINDA L. ETAL
KESSLER GLEN L & LEONA H (LEi
MYERS DORA & BILLY
PARK STREET OFFICE SUITES LLC
BRATT DAVID & JENNIFER
BRATT DAVID & JENNIFER
FREDERICKSON IVAN C & SHERRY
TANTIE PROPERTIES LLC
SMITH LINDA M
CLAY GEORGE L SR
BOBO ROY & LORRAINE S
ARNOLD MADONNA
CROUCH JOHN & SUZANNE J
WILCOX NOAH JR & WILCOX RUCKER
BELLEFONTAINE DONNA
CARTWRIGHT RICHARD BARRY, ETAL
BURKES JACK & CURRY CONNIE
STELLA JOHANNA
KEMPLE RODNEY OWEN
FORTIN CLAUDE & GAUVIN-FORTIN
WHITE ROCKY D & VIRGINIA I
KOS STEPHEN M & SHARON J
ENTRY DANNY MICHAEL & NORMA R
BUCIO LUIS & NORMA
WATSON MILLICENT L & WATSON JO
NAZIM MOHAMED
WRIGHT SHARON L, ETAL
FLETT PROPERTIES INC
ROY DANIELLE & GENTES RAYNALD
MERCER MATTHEW
OQUENDO ANGEL & OOUENDO MARIA
ELAM MARTHA V
VANDIVER DAVID
GILLIS-GOMEZ BRANDI & GILLIS B
LAHAM SALIM & MATHIEU LORETTA
RULE MICHAEL ROBERT & JOYCE EA
THEISEN TIM C & LISA MARIE
ATLAS STORAGE INC
ATLAS STORAGE INC
ATLAS STORAGE INC
ATLAS STORAGE INC
2 J'S RENTAL & DEVELOPMENT LLC
FOLEY-FRANKLIN CATHY
SENTON WILLIAM & APARENTE JOAN
MITCHELL WINSOME & RESNIK GENE
LANIER ELISABETH (LIFE ESTATE)
GAL LAND INVESTMENTS LLC
GAL LAND INVESTMENTS LLC
SEELALL NANKUMAR & MYNAWATTIE
BOLTON GEORGE C & MARY E
BOLTON GEORGE C & MARY E
STEWART LARRY T & WANDAA
SUMMERFORD JASON LEVI
SOMAS SWAT & SALAJAI PHATSANEE
RINEHART MARK
GIBSON ROBERT W & CAROLYN S
CUNNINGHAM MICHAEL B
VEST JEFF & ELLEN
BLAUSTEIN DONALD & FRANCES E
DITTMER WADE & DITTMER KEITH
HOLIDAY BUILDERS
WHITE L DEON & LINDA
CARPENTER GEORGE & CATHLEEN J
MCINAiR ANNE MARIE, ETAL
MCNAIR ANNE MARIE, ETAL


Street
NE 5TH
SE 99TH
SW 14TH
SW 8TH
SE 57TH

SW 35TH
SE 6TH
NW 252ND
NW 30TH
NW 278TH
NW 278TH
SE 30TH
SE 96TH
SE 51ST

SE 46TH
HWY 78 W
SE 8TH
SE 6TH
HWY 441 SE
SW 3RD
SE 23RD

NW 6TH
NW 36TH
SE 54TH
SE 64TH
NW 46TH
NW 288TH
NW 274TH
SW 28TH
NW 256TH
NW 248TH
NW 242ND
NW 242ND
NW 252ND
NW 10TH

HWY 78 W
SW 86TH
NW 35TH
NW 36TH
NW 46TH

NW 1ST
HWY 78 W
NW 84TH
SE 123RD
SW PARK
SW 6TH

SE 67TH

SE 4TH
NW 302ND
SE 24TH
NE 138TH
NE 144TH
NW 25TH
NW 34TH
SE 65TH
NW 102ND
NW 282ND
NW 358TH
SE 35TH
SW 9TH
SE 21ST
NW 32ND
NW 34TH
SE 56TH

SE 126TH
SE 35TH
SE 140TH
SE 97TH
NW 18TH
NW 18TH
NW 18TH
SW 28TH
HWY 441 SE
HWY 44 1 N
NW 288TH
HWY 70 W

HWY 70 W

NE 10TH
SW 28TH
SW 28TH

NW 3RD
NE 2ND



NW 282ND
NW 242ND
HWY 441 SE
NW 15TH
NE 26TH
NW 35TH
SE 64TH

SW 18TH
SW 11TH
NW 29TH
NW 30TH
SE 56TH
NE 122ND
SW 21ST


0 248
0 358
1.25
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85


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LANE
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ST
AVE
ST
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ST
ST
ST
ST
ST
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ST
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AVE
AVE
AVE

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CT
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ST
BLVD
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Total Acres
0 222
0
0
0
0
1 25
0 128
0I
1 25
0 355
1 25
1 25
0
0
0
2 5
5
1 044
0 126
0
0
0 523
0
0
0
0
0

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1.25
1.5
0
1.25
1 5
1.5
1 5
1 25
0 172
0
0
0.5
0
0
4 15
0.96
0 145
0
0 358
0
0.488
0 162
0 325
7.13
14 058
0.166
1 5
0
0.459
4 66
0 358
0
0
1 28
1.25
9 11
0
0 162
0
0
0
0
25
13
0
0
0
0 358
0 344
0 344
0I
0 257
323
25
0 222
0 496
0 988
2
517
0
0
25
0 291
1
1
3
1.25
1 25
0
0 228
486
0
0
0 207
0
0
0 358
0 355
0
2
1 48
1221


,'2,'2007
.'2/2007
1/2/2007
1/2/2007


MCNAIR ANNE MARIE. ETAL
HOLIDAY BUILDERS INC
AM1ERICAN GENERAL HOME EQUITY I
rJAVARRETE JOSE
LANTZ ROBERT 8 ALEVENE (LIFE E


$30 500 00
$000
$265 000 00
$17500000


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AVE
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TERR
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AvE
AvE
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Use
SINGLE FAM
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
VACANT
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
MOBILE HOM
STORES/I S
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
CONDOMINIA
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
MOBILE HOM
SINGLE FAM
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
CONDOMINIA
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
NON AG ACR
NON AG ACR
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
SINGLE FAM
MOBILE HOM
OFFICE BLD
VACANT
VACANT COM
VACANT
NON AG ACR
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
MOBILE HOM
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
IMP PASTUR
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
CONDOMINIA
MOBILE HOM
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
WAREHOSE/D
WAREHOSE/D
WAREHOSE/D
OPEN STORA
MOBILE HOM
CONDOMINIA
CONDOMINIA
VACANT
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
VACANT
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
MOBILE HOM
SINGLE FAM
MOBILE HOM
VACANT
SINGLE FAM
SINGLE FAM
VACANT
VACANT
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SINGLE FAM
IMP PASTUR


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