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Okeechobee


Tuesday, April 24, 2007


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LIBRARY OF FLORIDA HISTORY
PO BOX 117007
GAINESVILLE FL 32611 7007


Inside

Crist appoints
senator to PSC
TALLAHASSEE (AP) Sen.
Nancy Argenziano, a some-
times maverick Republican
who has squared off against
utility companies in her legisla-
tive career, will be able to watch
over them full time after being
named to the state Public Ser-
vice Commission.
Gov. Charlie Crist
announced the appointment
Monday, but Argenziano will
finish out the legislative session,
which ends May 4, before tak-
ing the job.
Argenziano, 52, was elected
to the state House in 1996 and
moved up to the Senate in
2002.
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Briefs

Lawn watering
restrictions set
Because of a critical water
shortage, lawn watering has
been restricted.
Residents whose addresses
are even numbered can water
from 4 until 8 a.m. on Thurs-
days and Sundays. Odd num-
bered addresses: can water
from 4 until 8 a.m.! on Wednes-
days and Saturdays.
Vehicles and boats can be
washed between 4 and 8 a.m.
and between 5 and 7 p.m. on
the above days. Washing must
be done on, or must drain to, a
non-paved surface. It must be
done using a hose with an auto-
matic shut-off nozzle or low-
volume pressure cleaner.
Violators could be subject to
fine.
County-wide
burn ban issued
Due to drought conditions
and heavy frost damage to veg-
etation, a county-wide burn
ban has been issued.
The ban will include, but not
be limited to: campfires, bon-
fires, burn barrels and the burn-
ing of yard trash and fireworks.
The ban will be in effect until
further notice.
Violation of the burn ban is
punishable by a fine not
exceeding $500, imprisonment
in the county jail for a term not
exceeding 60 days, or both.
A burn ban has also been
issued for the City of Okee-
chobee.
For information, contact
Okeechobee County Fire/Res-
cue at (863) 763-5544 during
normal working hours.

Drought Index
Current: 628
Source: Florida Division
of Forestry
Local Burn Ban: None

Lake levels

9.86 feet


Lake level
LastYear: -,
13.86 feet .:--
(SOURCE: '
South Florida
Water Management District.
Depth given in feet above sea
level.)

Index


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Opinion ..
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TV ............... 10
Weather ............ 2
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Group looks to restore depot


By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News
Okeechobee's dilapidated,
boarded up train depot is a sad
reminder of the city's railroad
heritage..
However, a movement spon-
sored by Okeechobee Main
Street is under way to try to
restore the historic structure.
It was the railroad that trans-
formed Okeechobee from a
sleepy little village to the begin-
nings of the modern city we have


today.
According to "Strolling Down
a Country Road" by Twila Valen-
tine and Betty Williamson, James
E. Ingram, a vice president of the
Florida East Coast Railroad,
coined the term "Chicago of the
South" to describe Okeechobee.
Original plans called for Okee-
chobee to be a midpoint stop
between Jacksonville and Miami
with a roundhouse and railroad
yard. But these plans were never
completed.
As evidence of Okeechobee's


railroad heritage, Flagler Park
was named after railroad baron
Henry Flagler. The main north-
south thoroughfare, Parrott
Avenue, was named for the presi-
dent of the railroad, J.R. Parrott.
In 1912 the railroad formed
the Model Land Company which
laid out the plat for the City of
Okeechobee.
The first railroad depot, which
was at the western end of Flagler
Park, is no longer standing.
Mrs. Valentine and Mrs.
Williamson recorded in their


4-H horse club:Enjoys beach ride


Submitted photos
It was a beautiful day for a ride on the beach Sunday, April 22, as members of the Okee-
chobee County 4-H Bits and Spurs Horse Club enjoyed a morning ride. (For more pho-
tos online, go to www.newszap.com.)


Members of the Okeechobee 4-H Bits and Spurs Horse Club enjoyed a beach ride on
Sunday, April 22, on South Hutchinson Island. (For more photos, go to
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book that before daylight on Jan.
4, 1915, the,first passenger train
stopped in Okeechobee. Only
one passenger got off a bank
teller from St. Augustine named
Ellis Meserve.
The train crew felt sorry for
him stepping off into the dark-
ness in the middle of nowhere.
So they built a fire and kept him
company until sunrise.
Later he married Faith Rauler-
son, daughter of first settlers
Peter and Louisiana Raulerson
and operated Okeechobee Hard-


ware and Furniture Company.
With the arrival of the rail-
roachjiommercial fishing started
booming. Every week, four to
seven boxcar loads of fish were
shipped out.
According to retired Judge
William Hendry, there was a
stockyard in the vicinity of the
depot. Cattle were driven
through downtown Okeechobee
to be shipped out by train.
Allen Markham once stated
See Depot Page 2


Local escaped



sex offender



found in Calif.


Offender had been
on lam since 1996
By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
A convicted child molester
from Okeechobee County was
recently apprehended in Cali-
fornia and returned here after
being on the lam since 1996.
Rigoberto Zamorano-Perez,
33, was .returned to Okee-
chobee County Friday, April 20.
He is charged with failure of a
sexual offender to register with
the Florida Department of Law
Enforcement (FDLE) as a sexu-
al offender, failure of a sexual
offender to register with the


sheriff's office and failure of a
sexual offender to give notifica-
tion of intent
to change
residence.
He was
booked into
the Okee-
chobee
County Jail
in lieu of
$30,000
bond. Rigoberto
He was Zamorano-
also wanted Perez
on a charge
of violation of probation tres-
pass of an occupied dwelling.
He is being held without bond
on that charge.
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UKeecnooee rIews/Cnauna Aguilar
Mayor accepts jacket
The City of Okeechobee gathered in Flagler Park where
they honored the relationship that has existed for so
many years between the Seminole Tribal members and
Okeechobee by renaming West Fifth Avenue back to its
original name Osceola. In appreciation Osceola descen-
dants and Seminole Tribe members Lawanna Osceola-
Nile (middle) and her brother Joe Dan Osceola (right)
presented a traditional Seminole Indian jacket to Mayor
James Kirk (left).


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Man charged with portraying self as a deputy


By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
A local man was arrested after
he allegedly called the sheriff's
office in another county, purport-
edly to report an attempted sui-
cide, and identified himself as an
Okeechobee County deputy.
Michael Dorek Evans, 26, N.E.
18th Ave., was arrested April 21
by Sergeant Robert Coleman of
the Okeechobee County Sheriff's
Office (OCSO). Evans was


charged with
the felony of
impersonating
an officer, and
the misde-
meanor of fil-
ing a false
report to a law
enforcement
officer.
He was
booked into
the Okee-
chobee County


Michael
Evans


y Jail in lieu of


$1,500 bond.
According to Sgt. Coleman's
arrest report, Evans called the
Bradford County Sheriff's Office
(BCSO) in Starke. Upon reaching
that sheriff's office, Evans identi-
fied himself as a deputy with the
OCSO and even used the deputy's
name. He told them a woman
there was trying to commit sui-
cide by cutting herself, continued
the report.
Deputies from the BCSO went
to three different locations in


Bradford County trying to find the
woman. When they finally found
her, she was uninjured and told
the deputies she had no intention
of cutting herself or committing
suicide, added the report.
Sgt. Coleman then located
Evans and checked the man's cell
phone. The phone's internal
records indicated that Evans had
called the BCSO at 5:19 p.m. Sat-
urday, for a duration of two min-
utes, continued the sergeant's
arrest report.


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News Briefs

Christian school taking registrations
OKEECHOBEE Registration is open now at Okeechobee Christ-
ian Academy for the 2007-08 school year for Pre-K through 12th grade.
For information, call (863) 763-3072 or stop into the office at 701
South Parrott.

Hospital hosting dinner, lecture
OKEECHOBEE Raulerson Hospital, 1796 U.S. 441 N., will host
Dine with the Doctor on April 24, in the north dining room at 4:45 p.m.
Following dinner, Dr. M. Chaudhary will discuss high blood pres-
sure, and what you need to know.
Dinner is $5.
For reservations, call Bill Casian at (863) 824-2702.


Club offers free dance lessons
SEBRING The Highlands Social Dance Club will host a dance
from 7 until 10 p.m. Friday, April 27, at the. Sebring Lions Club on
Sebring Parkway, one mile east of U.S. 27.
The G. I. Joe Band will play for your dancing and listening pleasure.
Dance the night away to waltzes, cha-chas, foxtrots, rumbas, tangos
and other ballroom steps.
Admission is $4 for members and $6 for non-members, and club
membership is available. The dance is open to the public.
Free ballroom dance class at 6:30 p.m. The Friday night dances will
resume on Sept. 7.
For more information call (863) 471-0559 or (863) 385-6671.


S - FAU offering business course
,- OKEECHOBEE Florida Atlantic University will offer a unique pro-
gram for individuals interested in starting or expanding their own small
-, businesses.
Participants in this hands-on course identify and develop necessary
. business skills, scan the community for small business opportunities,
.. and prepare a business plan that includes a marketing plan and finan-
d cial projections. This is an eight week course.
I lass will meet Wednesdaysfrom 6 until 9 p.m. Jim Lilly will be the
Vd l ^instructor for the course.
The cost of the program is $100, with $90 refunded upon comple-
tion of the course. The course will begin May 2 at the Holiday Inn
Express, 3101 U.S. 441 South.
-" For information or an application to participate in the program, con-
tact Jim Lilly at (863) 840-9923 between the hours of 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday.
Enrollment is limited to 12 per class.


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that during one of those cattle
drives, some Brahma bulls broke
through one of the plate glass
windows of the Markham Broth-
ers Packing Company on West
South Park Street. The over 100
women who were peeling toma-
toes inside the building scattered
in a hurry.
The current depot, a Mediter-
ranean Revival style building that
has definitely seen better days, is
located just off North Parrott
Avenue. It was built in 1924 by the
architectural firm of Henry S. Har-
vey and Louis P. Clarke of West
Palm Beach, according to a publi-
cation of the Florida Division of
Historical Resources. During this
time period, Messrs. Harvey and
Clarke designed all the Seaboard
Airline depots between Coleman
and Homestead.
Through the years the depot
has served as a transportation
center for Okeechobee. Many
people have memories of troops
departing from the depot to go to


Okeechobee News/Pete Gawda
This dilapidated train depot once played an important part In
the development of Okeechobee.


World War II and the Korean War.
School trips to Washington, D.C.,
left from the depot.
Now the building, which has
degenerated into an eyesore for
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Transportation. It is no longer
used by railroad passengers. All
the windows are boarded up and
passengers traveling on Amtrak
trains have to wait in a nearby bus


stop-type shelter.
Maureen Burroughs, of Okee-
chobee Main Street, said her
organization would like to secure
a grant to restore the old depot.
However, in order to secure a
grant the property must be pub-
licly owned.
Okeechobee Main Street and
the City of Okeechobee have
been negotiating with CSX to
secure ownership of the building.
However, they have had no suc-
cess to date. The deadline for
applying for a grant is December
of each year. Mrs. Burroughs said
with each December that goes by
another year is lost.
Okeechobee is served by one
southbound and one northbound
passenger train each day.
Amtrak's southbound Silver Star
passes through Okeechobee each
day at 3 p.m. on its way to Miami.
The northbound Silver Star passes
through Okeechobee at 11:35
a.m. each day on its way to Wash-
ington, D.C.
Post your opinions in the Public
Issues Forum atwww.newszap.com.
ReporterPete Gawda may be reached
atpgawda@newszap.com.


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"When it comes to sexual
offenders and sexual predators, I
will make sure they comply with
the sanctions applied to them by
the courts," said Okeechobee
County Sheriff Paul May. "If they
fail to do so, I will bring them
back before the courts."
Lieutenant Billy Markham of
the Okeechobee County Sheriff's
Office (OCSO) said his depart-
ment received a teletype from an
agency in San Diego, Calif., that
they had Zamorano-Perez in cus-
tody. A background check
revealed that Okeechobee County
had the outstanding arrest war-
rants, so the California agency
asked the OCSO if they still want-


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ed the farm laborer.
The OCSO sent two deputies
to Southern California and
returned Zamorano-Perez to the
local jail.
Lt. Markham said the man was
originally arrested in 1995 on
charges of lewd and lascivious
assault on a child under 16 years
of age, and trespass of an occu-
pied dwelling. He was convicted
in 1996. In June of that year, he
was released from jail but did not
register as a sexual offender.
Lt. Markham said Zamorano-
Perez has been on the run ever
since.
Zamorano-Perez was original-
ly arrested by OCSO Deputy Willy
Post, said Lt. Markham.
Post your opinions in the Public
Issues Forum atwww.newszap.com.
Reporter Eric Kopp may be reached at
okeditor@okeechobee.com


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Okeechobee Forecast

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with the high in the mid 80s. The wind will be
from the east at 5 to 10 mph, increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the after-
noon.
Tuesday night Mostly dear, with the low in the lower 60s. The wind
will be from the east at 5 to 10 mph.

Extended Forecast
Wednesday: Partly sunny, with the high in the mid 80s. The wind will
be from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph, increasing to around 15 mph in
the afternoon.
Wednesday night Partly cloudy, with the low in the lower 60s.
Thursday- Partly sunny, with the high in the upper 80s.
Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with the low in the mid 60s.
Friday: Partly cloudy, with a slight chance of showers and thunder-
storms. The high will be in the upper 80s. The chance of rain is 20 per-
cent.
Friday night Partly cloudy, with a slight chance of showers. The low
will be in the mid 60s. The chance of rain is 20 percent.
Saturday: Considerable cloudiness, with a slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms. The high will be in the upper 80s. The chance of
rain is 20 percent.
Saturday night Partly cloudy, with the low in the mid 60s.














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Seminole Elementary welcomes new guidance counselor


We are happy and excited to
announce that Mrs. Pam Gaucin
has joined the Seminole Elemen-
tary School faculty as the new
guidance counselor.
Mrs. Gaucin is a veteran
teacher who has faithfully served
our district for more than twenty
years. After graduating with a
degree in music education from
Illinois State University, she dedi-
cated her educational career to
teaching music at South and
Everglades Elementary School.
Mrs. Gaucin's devotion to her
students instilled in them a love
of music and a desire to learn
about music history, famous
composers, and various instru-
ments. Mrs. Gaucin's passion for
teaching and creativity was obvi-


ous to anyone who came to
enjoy the musical productions,
plays, and talent shows she
directed.

Gaucin's gen-
uine compas-
sion and caring
for all students
that led her to
take the guidance
counseling position at Seminole
Elementary School. Mrs. Gaucin
plans to positively impact stu-
dents and help to improve their
academic performance by pro-
viding conflict resolution servic-
es, small group counseling ses-
sions, and other related services
so students can focus their ener-
gy on their schoolwork.


Welcome, Mrs. Gaucin, and
thank you for becoming part of
our proud and dedicated Semi-
nole Elementary School faculty
and staff.
Kindergarten
The kindergarten students are
working on the theme of "oceans"
for our end of the year special pro-
gram. The classes are making vari-
ous ocean animals to hang from
the ceiling and to decorate the bul-
letin board. The students are prac-
ticing songs to sing and smiling
pretty for pictures for the slide
show. Parents, you will not want
to miss this very important pro-
gram on May 11 at 9:30 a.m. Each
child will be highlighted in the
slide show, the classes will be per-


UKeecnhoee Wrews/Ie tuawua
Hawaii bound?
Friday, April 20 was Islands Day at Central Elementary School. These kindergarten stu-
dents look like they are on their way to Hawaii. They are (left to right) Tyler Arnold, Jerry
Stalans, Henaysia Ancrum and Keytana Areaga.



Safety tips for prom night


MERIDEN Prom night is prob-
ably the most anticipated night of
the year for teens and can be the
most dreaded by their parents.
Although most teens think they
know everything about how to
stay safe, parents know otherwise.
And, according to safety experts, it
will take more than just talk to
ensure a safe evening for all.
"No matter how strong the
family relationship, many parents
are still unaware of the choices
teens face every day," said Ray
Palermo, director of public infor-
mation for Teachers' Insurance
Plan. "For parents to successfully
reach their kids, they'll have to
approach safety issues in new,
often more direct ways." He
offered several tips that go beyond
"don't drink and drive."

Parents
Get involved in planning


prom night.
Talk specifically about what
they should say or do in certain
high-risk situations.
Consider having a mutually
agreed on "contract" for the night.
Set out rules regarding post-prom
parties or other activitivities-with
whom they will be, for how long
and what they will be doing.
Get the names of other prom-
goers and phone numbers of their
parents.
Set a curfew based on past
behavior, but be reasonable. This
is a special night. Have your teen
call if there is a delay.
Send your teen a text mes-
sage during prom night telling
them to have fun, but reminding
them not to do anything that could
ruin a great time.
Limit the number of passen-
gers in a car.
Be on call for a ride home or


other emergency.
Have a "no questions asked"
policy on getting home safely.
Join with others parents and
rent a limo for them.
Be the chauffeur for the night,
but don't meddle. Rent a vintage
car to make it more special._
Teens
Make an agreement with par-
ents to not drink and drive, and not
to ride with anyone else who is
drinking.
Resist high-risk activities of all
types.
To avoid tampering, do not
leave your beverage unattended.
Check in with your parents
during the night. It will go a long
way toward reassuring them
about howyou are doing.
Always buckle up.
In short, follow your parent's
rules.


Abney honored for his leadership


On Tuesday, March 27, the
Okeechobee Educational Foun-
dation recognized the retirement
of President John Abney.
President Abney has served
on the Foundation Board since
March of 2003 and was selected
as president for two terms.
Under his direction, the Founda-
tion began their annual Achiev-
ing Excellence Fundraising Cam-
paign raising over $18,000 to
date. He was also instrumental
in negotiating an agreement


with Indian River Community
College for matching funds that
will allow the Foundation to dis-
tribute over $88,000, including
twenty $2000 scholarships to
this year's graduating class at
Okeechobee High School.
In addition, President Abney
was the first donor to leave an
endowment to the organization.
He has also sponsored a scholar-
ship for several years utilizing
the financial services of the
Foundation in honor of his


Submitted photo
Okeechobee Educational Foundation's newly elected presi-
dent, Linda Syfrett, honors outgoing president John Abney
with a plaque for his service and contributions to the organi-
zation.


father, the late Parker Abney. The
Foundation's assets have grown
over the past two years due to
his leadership.
Find out how you can support
the youth through the Okee-
chobee Educational Foundation
by calling us at (863) 462-5000
ext 257.


A ThoughtTO
Remember

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





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forming and all kindergarten
classes will sing songs together
about life "Down by the Sea."
Mrs. Peterson's class is learn-
ing addition in math. In reading
they are working on theme 11 and
practicing the songs for the end of
the year program. In science they
planted seeds and are watching
them grow. The students are
working on a very special book for
their mothers. Keep practicing
those letters, sounds, words and
numbers. Read those decodable
books that have been sent home.
The students are also finishing the
math superstar papers. On
awards day, you will see who gets
a silver or gold medal. One hun-
dred stars gets a silver medal and
125 or more gets a gold medal.


Obituaries

William
Herman Morse
William Herman Morse, 77, of
Okeechobee, died Thursday, April
19, 2007, at his
residence.
Born June 11,
1929, in Buck-
field, Maine he
had been a res-
ident of Okee-
chobee for the
past 15 years.


Marines and
was a member of the First United
Methodist Church of Okee-
chobee. He enjoyed feeding the
birds and squirrels and landscap-
ing.
Mr. Morse is survived by his
wife of 57 years, Beulah Morse of
Okeechobee; son, Michael Morse
of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Carlton
Morse of Oxford, Maine, and
Joseph (Peggy) Morse of Poland,
Maine; sisters, Shirley Matero of
South Paris, Maine and Marilyn
Bonney of Auburn, Maine. In
addition, he is survived by six
grandchildren and two great-
grandchildren.
The family has no plans for a
service at this time.
All arrangements are under the
care and direction of Buxton
Funeral Home and Crematory,
110 N.E. Fifth St., Okeechobee.



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Comments will be published in the newspaper as space permits.
LOW WATER: They complain about our lake being so low but every
afternoon after 5 p.m. they open up all the flood gates. They need to quit
opening the flood gates.
PRESIDENT: I sure would hate to see a woman president of the United
States.
FREE WATER: I have long appreciated being able to get a few gallons
of good water for coffee at the free water place. but today I pulled up there
and somebody had cleaned fish and left all the mess and left the water
running. What a jerk.
HORSE: Attention Glades County residents, especially Buckhead
Ridge, the horse is back. If the residents of Buckhead Ridge do not take a
stand against barnyard animals in a residential zoned area we are going to
have animals all over the place. The county commissioners have been
overridden and the horse is back. If you are concerned about where you
live and the property values come to the county commission meetings at
the courthouse in Moore Haven or we are going to have animals all over
Buckhead Ridge and it's going to be called the Buckhead Ridge Animal
Farm. The smell, the horse flies, the rats will all be a part of Buckhead
Ridge Animal Farm. Also the pond behind where the horse is corralled is
where the waste is being dumped along with lime. We need to do some-
thing to stop this. Take a stand and let's see how many people care about
where they live in Buckhead Ridge.
LIVESTOCK SHOW: The livestock show is put on the 4-H and FFA
Livestock clubs. These kids work very hard all year on their projects, and I
think it is appropriate that the county let them use the Ag Center for the
show. FFA and 4-H are wonderful organizations that teach the kids, not
just about agriculture, but also about leadership and citizenship. The
adult leaders involved are volunteers, giving their time to help the kids.
Letting the 4-H and FFA Livestock Show use the center is not "welfare for
the ag interests." The only way the "ag interests" are involved aside
from those who volunteer their time to help put on the event is when
they come to auction and pay big bucks to buy the 4-H and FFA project
animals. They pay way over market value for these animals because that
money goes directly to the kids. Some also donate money as "add ons" to
give a kid a little better price for their animal. Many of these kids put that
money in savings accounts for college. Some use that money to fund their
next livestock project.
MIXED MARRIAGES: I truly believe that the only possible way to elimi-
nate racism in this life is to eliminate the races, i.e., race-mixing. If you
dilute the races then all of this will end. It is good to see that mixed mar-
riages are on the rise. I just hope these couples have a lot of babies.
COLOR IS NO MATTER: If you are in favor of interracial unions and the
result of that union is children, what race are they creating? I remember
growing up in West Palm and one of our neighbors' daughters got preg-
nant by a black guy. She was shunned by her family as were her offspring
and to this day her family does not have any contact with her. This pretty
well seemed to be the norm back in the late '70s and I know quite a few
folks who harbor that same feeling. My own personal feeling is I don't
care what your skin color is as long as you are a decent human being,
the color is not a deciding factor in our friendship.
RACE MIXING: This isn't a black-white thing, in talking about race-
mixing. It could be any group. The more the merrier. The sooner the bet-
ter.
STIGMA: Society is coming around, particularly the younger genera-
tion. I know when I dated there were very few interracial couples, but I
see more and more now. It seems to be catching on the stigma is dis-
appearing.
ESPECT: The fact that interracial couples would be having children
would mean that race would be diluted to the point that it would no
longer be important. I am talking about a happy marriage of two people
of different races. There are a lot of beautiful people inside and out -
who reach out beyond their race to find each other. I hope all of us can
respect that.


Community Events

My Aunt's House seeking volunteers
My Aunt's House, Inc. a 501 (c) (3) organization is looking for two
to three volunteers to work in our Closet any day, or days, Monday
through Friday during the hours of 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. We are also
looking for a volunteer to become the director and a board member
of The Clothes Closet. The volunteer should communicate well with
the public and should be able to seek support from city and county
officials, business executives and other organizations. Work days and
hours are flexible. Call (863) 634-2306 for information.

Free pregnancy tests offered
The Pregnancy Resource Center of Okeechobee, a non-profit
organization, is now available to offer free pregnancy testing to girls
and women of all ages. We offer free and confidential pregnancy
tests, peer counseling, referrals for a free ultrasound, parenting class-
es and abstinence education. Operating hours are from 10 a.m. until
4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Parenting classes are held at 7
p.m. on Tuesdays. We are located at 1505 S. Parrott Ave., across from
the movie theatre. If you would like more information on this or set
an appointment for a free pregnancy test please call (863) 763-8859.




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Upcoming Events

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.
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 located at 411 S.E. Fourth St. in Okee-
chobee. Everyone is welcome. For information, contact Enid
Boutrin at (863) 467-2321.
Family History Center meets from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day. Saints, 310 S.W. Sixth St.
Anyone interested in finding who your ancestors are is welcome
to attend. There is Census, IGI (International Genealogical
Index), Social Security Death Index and military information
available. For information, call Robert Massey at (863) 763-6510.
Widows and Widowers support group meets at 8:30 a.m. at
the Clock Restaurant, 1111 S. Parrott Ave., for breakfast. For
information, call (863) 357-0297.
Gospel Sing every Tuesday beginning at 7 p.m. The public is
invited to participate with vocal and/or instrumental music. For
information, contact Douglas Chiropractic Center at (863) 763-
4320.
The Gathering Church Overcomers-Group meets at 7:30 p.m.
in the fellowship hall, 1735 S.W. 24th Ave. This is a men's only
meeting. For information, call Earl at (863) 763-0139.
Bible study at the Living Word of Faith Church, 1902 S. Parrott
Ave., at 7 p.m. Informal and informative discussions bring many
Bible truths to life. Everyone is invited.
Community Country Gospel will meet at 7 p.m. at the church
next to Douglas Clinic on North Park St. Any individual or group
that enjoys old time gospel music is invited to participate. For
information, contact Dr. Edward Douglas at (863) 763-4320.
A.A. meeting will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the First Unit-
ed Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. This will be an open
meeting.
Wednesday
Martha's House support groups meet each Wednesday. Span-
ish groups meet from 7 until 8 p.m. at the Okeechobee Christian
Church, 3055 S.E. 18th Terrace. Ana Romero is the group facilita-
tor. Another group meets in the Okeechobee County Health
Department, 1798 N.W. Ninth Ave., from 5 until 6 p.m. with Irene
Luck as the group facilitator. There is another meeting from 6
until 7 p.m. with Shirlean Graham as the facilitator. For informa-
tion, call (863) 763-2893.}
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic
Church, 701 S.W Sixth St. It will be a closed discussion.
Thursday
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.
A.A. Closed big book meeting from 8 p.m. until 9 p.m. at
Church of Our Savior, 200 N.W Third St.
Family History Center meets from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 310 S.W Sixth St.
Anyone interested in finding who your ancestors are is welcome
to attend. There is Census, IGI (International Genealogical
Index), Social Security Death Index and military information
available. For information, call Robert Massey at (863) 763-6510.
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) 763-4920, for information.
Christian Fellowship Prayer group meets at 9:30 a.m. in the
fellowship hall at 412 N.W. Sixth St. For information, call (863)
763-5996.
Cowboys for Christ will meet at Dunklin Memorial, 407 N.W.
Third Ave. Everyone is invited. For information, call Mike Fletch-
er at (863) 357-6257.
Martha's House Inc. sponsors weekly support groups for
women who are, or have been, affected by domestic violence
and abusive relationships. The support groups meetat 6 p.m. For
information, call (863) 763-2893, or call Shirlean Graham or
Irene Luck at (863) 763-2893 or (863) 763-0202.
Grief Support Group for parents who have lost a child will
meet at 7 p.m. The group will meet at the Okeechobee Presby-
terian Church, 312 N. Parrott Ave. For information, call Stephanie
at (863) 763-2893 days, or (863) 467-2480 evenings. If you know
of someone that might need this group, please pass the word.
The Social Security Administration Office has moved to the
One Stop Center, 209 S.W. Park St., in Okeechobee. Representa-
tives will be available from 9 a.m. until noon.
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 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. The group is facilitated by social
workers and provides an opportunity for caregivers to give one
another support, information and ideas. The meetings are held
at Hospice, 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 Unit-
ed Methodist Church, 200 N.W Second St. This will be an open
meeting.
Narcotics Anonymous meets Thursday nights for a Step Study
meeting at 7 p.m. at the Buckhead Ridge Christian Church, 3
Linda Road, in Buckhead Ridge. For information, call (863) 634-
4780.
ABWA Women of Tomorrow Chapter meets from noon until
1 p.m. at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave. The
cost is $6.63 plus tip for lunch. Anyone interested in attending is
welcome. For information, call Marilyn Rinear at (863) 697-1807.
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.
Classic car show at Beef O'Brady's, 608 S. Parrott Ave., from
6:30 until 8 p.m.
Friday
Narcotics Anonymous meets each Friday for an open discus-
sion meeting at 7 p.m. at the Buckhead Ridge Christian Church,
3 Linda Road, in Buckhead Ridge. For information, call (863)
634-4780 or (863) 467-5474.
Tops Take off Pounds Sensibly #669 meets at 9 a.m. at the
First United Methodist 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 (800) 932-8677.
A.A. meeting from noon until 1 p.m. at the First United
Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. It will be an open meet-
ing.
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Church of Our Saviour,
200 N.W. Third St. It will be an open speaker meeting.
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 Parkway, one mile east of U.S. 27 in
Sebring. Tickets are $5 for members and $6 for guests. For infor-
mation, call (863) 471-0559 or (863) 385-6671.
Nar-anonHelps the family of the drug user attain serenity and
a more normal home life, regardless of whether or not he or she
has stopped using. We meet every Friday at 7 p.m. at the Buck-
head Ridge Christian Church, 3 Linda Road For information, call
(863) 467-9833.


Community Events

Free nutrition class is offered
Dr. Edward Douglas of Douglas Chiropractic and Fitness Center,
916 WN. Park St., will teach a free CRA nutritional analysis class on
Tuesday, April 24, at 5:30 p.m. For information, call (863) 763-4320.
Collaborative group will host guest speaker
The Community Collaborative Council of Okeechobee County
Shared Services Network will hold their monthly meeting on Tues-
day, April 24, at 10 a.m. in the board room of the Okeechobee School
Board office. The guest speaker will be Dianne Verner from Florida
Power and Light. The public is invited. For information, call Sharon
Vinson at (863) 462-5000, ext. 257.
Farm Bureau plans speech contest
Okeechobee County Farm Bureau, 401 N.W Fourth St., will spon-
sor the Farm Bureau youth speech contest on Tuesday, April 24, at 6
p.m. The 2007 topic is "How will the global market affect agriculture
in the next five years?" A copy of the speech is due at the Farm
Bureau office by April 18. Prizes will be awarded on the high school
and middle school level. For information and rules, call (863) 763-
3101.
Main Street to hold elections
Okeechobee Main Street will hold elections for its board of direc-
tors Wednesday, April 25, at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 700 S. Par-
rott Ave. Nominations are being accepted for the positions of: presi-
dent, vice president, secretary, treasurer, design chair, promotions
chair, economic restructuring chair, arts and culture chair and volun-
teer chair. Nomination forms are available at the Main Street office,
111 N.E. Second St. For information, call Karen Hanawalt, program
manager, at (863) 357-6246; or Paul Mitchell, election chair, at (863)
763-2111.
Cheerleading clinic slated
Planet Cheer is competitive cheer teams for kids ages 5 and up. A
clinic will be held at Kid Space, 818 E.N. Park Street, on Thursday,
April 26, from 6:30 until 8 p.m. with tryouts on Saturday, April 28, at
noon. For information and to get a try-out packet prior to try outs,
call (863) 357-4496.
Child CPR class offered by Red Cross
American Red Cross, 323 N. Parrott Ave., will conduct an
infant/child CPR class on Thursday, April 26, at 6 p.m. For informa-
tion, call (863) 763-2488.
Annual Agri-Council meeting is April 27
The 17th annual meeting of the Okeechobee Area Agri-Council
will meet Friday, April 27, at the Okeechobee County Civic Center,
U.S. 98 N. A covered dish dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The guest
speaker will be Mr. Charles Schinn from the Florida Farm Bureau. He
will speak on the subject of Agriculture and TMDLs. Please RSVP to
(863) 763-5586.
OSAC sponsors drug-free concert
As part of Alcohol Awareness Month, the Okeechobee Substance
Abuse Coalition will sponsor a drug-free concert on Friday, April 27,
from 8 until 10 p.m. The concert will be held in the Okeechobee
Freshman Campus auditorium, and is open to middle through high
school-aged students. Students must present their student ID in
order to attend. The first 300 students who present their student ID
will be admitted. There will be three bands performing The Eighth
Hour Romance, Adoration and Redneck Rampage snacks and
giveaways.
Trust Quartet in concert Saturday
Trust Quartet, singing Gaither style in four-part harmony, is sched-
uled to perform in concert on Saturday, April'28, at 7 p.m. at Bethel
Worship Center (formerly Bethel Assembly of God), 1109 S.E. Sev-
enth St. For information, call (863) 467-0060.
Church youth plan car wash
Treasure Island Baptist Church youth, grades one through six,
will hold a car wash at Taco Bell, 3498 U.S. 441 S., on Saturday, April
28, from 10 a.m. until p.m. for a donation.
Housing is talk show topic
Family Stations, Inc. will host a radio talk show on Saturday, April
28, 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 Donna
Carman, executive director, Indiantown Non-profit Housing, Inc.
The topic of the show will be affordable housing, and the upcoming
Cinco de Mayo Festival. For information, call Donna Carman or Delia
Garcie at Indiantown Non-profit Housing at (772) 597-3667.
Basinger school reunion planned
A Basinger school reunion will be held Sunday, April 29, starting
11 a.m. There will be a covered dish lunch at 1 p.m. Meat, paper
goods and iced tea will be furnished. Please invite anyone you know
who attended Basinger School. For information call Alta Lee Barber
at (863) 634-9735, or Beedie Mae Thomas at (863) 763-3579.
Substance abuse board meeting set
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's advisory board
will meet Wednesday, May 2, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 1600
S.W. Second St. This is a brown bag lunch meeting and is open to
board members. For information, call Jim Vensel at (863) 357-1977
or Val Marone at (863) 462-0040.
Airboat group meeting slated
The Lake Okeechobee Airboat Association will hold its monthly
meeting at the Pier II lounge on Thursday, May 3, at 6 p.m. Please
note that the meeting is scheduled one week earlier than usual.
Agenda items include discussion of the association's plans for partic-
ipation in the Memorial Day Bike Rally.
VFW hosting Loyalty Day
Big Lake VFW Post #10539, 3912 U.S. 441 S.E., will hold Loyalty
Day on Saturday, May 5, beginning at 1 p.m. in honor of our fellow
Americans. For information, call (863) 697-2930.

Main Street hosting fun shoot
Okeechobee Main Street, Inc. will hold a 100 target funti shoot on
Saturday, May 5, at-Quail Creek Plantation. Course opens at 8 a.m.
Last shooter in by 10 a.m. Prizes will be awarded and a barbecue
lunch will be available. For information, call (863) 357-6246.
Career Center helps in job search
The One Stop Career Center, 209 S.W Park St., has services avail-
able at no charge to help people in their search for the right employ-
ee or job. For more, visit their web site at www.tcjobs.org; or, call
(863) 462-5350.


CAP looking for senior and cadet members
The Florida Wing of the Civil Air Patrol United States Air Force
Auxiliary has formed a CAP unit in Okeechobee. Okeechobee Com-
posite Squadron 453 currently has 26 members. Senior members
and cadets are being recruited for the unit. Youths between the ages
of 12 and 18 are eligible. Senior members are needed to administer
the unit and provide supervision for the cadets. The three main mis-
sions of the Civil Air Patrol are emergency services, aerospace educa-
tion and cadet programs. Senior members and cadets work side by
side to accomplish these missions. If you are interested in becoming
a cadet or senior member contact Gene O'Neill at the Okeechobee
Emergency Operations Center, (863) 763-3212.
Martha's House collecting cell phones
Martha's House is collecting used cell phones to return for
money. Martha's House can also have them 9-1-1 activated for par-
ticipants. If you have any used cell phones to donate call (863) 763-
2893, or drop them off at their administrative office at 103 N.W. Fifth
St.
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OPINION








The Okeechobee News, Tuesday, April 24, 2007


SPORTS 5


Brahman gridiron star to t i


attend Mississippi College


By Loma Jablonski
Okeechobee News
"It's always been my dream
to play college football," stated
Brahman senior offensive tackle
CoryYork.
York got his wish recently
when he was offered a scholar-
ship to play football for the Mis-
sissippi College Choctaws in
Clinton, Miss., a Division III,
Christian-based college with
approximately 4,000 students.
York, with the help of Brah-
man football coach Chris Bran-
ham, found the school by
attending a recruiting fair in Lake
Wales. Branham provided sever-
al tapes of York to the school and
they contacted York with the
offer.


York plans to major in sec-
ondary edu-
cation. He
would like to
someday
return to
Okeechobee
as a history
teacher and
football
coach.
In addition Cory
to being a York
three-year let-
terman in football, York compet-
ed in the heavyweight division of
the Brahman wrestling team for
three years. He also threw the
shot put for two seasons as a
member of the Brahman track
team. He really proved his versa-
tility in his junior year when he


broke his hand during football
season. The injury put him out
of wrestling that year, but it did
not stop York from keeping in
shape. He became a varsity bas-
ketball cheerleader.
He credits his parents, Sonia
and Mike York, and his coaches
Chris Branham, Tyrone Smith
and Rex Erwin, Sr. for this
opportunity.
He was also a member of the
4-H, Crime Watch and the Fel-
lowship of Christian Athletes.
Academically, he is an honor stu-
dent with a 3.0 grade point aver-
age.
"I'm pretty excited about the
opportunity," stated York. "It's
going to be hard to leave home
at first, but this is always what
I've wanted to do."


Sports Briefs


Local mat
club meets
The Okeechobee Wrestling
Club meets on Tuesday and Thurs-
day evenings at the Okeechobee
High School gym.
Elementary school children
practice from 6 until 7 p.m. Middle
and high school students practice
from 7 until 8 p.m.
New members are always wel-
come.
For information contact O.H.S.
wrestling coach Bruce Jahner at
(863) 462-5025.


Civic Center and Central Elemen-
tary School.
The regular camp fee is $50 per
week, per participant plus fees
for field trips and special activities.
Special rates have been set at $25
per week for a child on the reduced
school lunch program, and $10 per
week for a child on the free school
lunch program with the Okee-
chobee County School system for
the 2006-07 school year.
A letter of participation from
Okeechobee County School Food
Service must be presented at the
time of registration in order to qual-
ify for these special rates.
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S e olplayu r 11ue UU,, u, irom, a.m. .
Summer play camp until 8:30 a.m., and 4:30 p.m. until
sign-ups end soon 5:30 p.m., will be available at both
the Okeechobee County Civic Cen-
Sign ups for Okeechobee Coun- ter and Central Elementary School
ty Parks and Recreation's 2007 sites for an additional fee of $10 per
summer play camps will open on week, per participant.
Monday, April 23, at 8 a.m. at the For information, call (863) 763-
Okeechobee County Sports Com- 6950.
plex in the Parks & Recreation
office, 640 N.W. 27th Lane. BFL launch
Enrollment is limited and slots
are filled on a first-come, first- site changed
served basis. Campers must be 6- The Wal-Mart BFL bass tourna-
12 years of age. ment scheduled to take place at
Play camps will operate Mon- Okee-Tantie Marina on April 28 will
day through Friday from June 11 have a change in launch site.
until July 27, (except Wednesday, Instead of launching from Okee-
July 4), from 8:30 a.rp, urJ-ilj.-4330 Tantie, boaters will use the ramps
p.m. at Douglas Bror n C mrmruni-, at Scott Driver Park.at safe light.
ty Center, Okeechobee CouLnty They will weigh-in at the Okee-


Tantie Marina beginning at 3 p.m.
Bass club
meeting slated
The Taylor Creek Bass Club
meets at the Buckhead Ridge VFW
Post 9528, 2002 S.R. 78 W, on the
second Thursday of each month.
Tournaments are held the fol-
lowing weekend.
New member boaters and non-
boaters are welcome.
For information, call Dave Stout
at (863) 467-2255.
Oakview Church
golf tournament
Oakview, Baptist Church will
sponsor its 12th annual golf tourna-
ment Saturday, May 19, at the
Okeechobee Golf and Country
Club. It is a four-man team scram-
ble with proceeds aiding you to go
to summer camp. The $45 cost
includes green fee, cart, and barbe-
cue lunch. There will be prizes and
awards. The mean and awards will
be at Oakview Baptist Church, 677
S.W. 32nd St. Registration will be at
7 a.m. and the shotgun start will be
at 8 a.m. Advance paid registration
is recommended due to the limited
number of golfers. Registration
forms are available at Oakview
Baptist Church (863) 763-1699.


OG & CC weekly results


PI.G.S. League
April 16: First place-Kenny
Curran. Second place-Max Sher-
ry. Last place-John Nickelson.
Closest to pin-(2) John Nickel-
son, (8) Max Sherry, (11) no one
and (17) Russ Adams.


April 18: First place-Bruce
Syjud. Second place-John Nick-
elson. Last place-Russ Adams.
Closest to pin-(2) Max Sherry,
(8) Sunni Adams, (11) Harry
White, and (17) Kenny Curran.
Harry White shot a75.


April 20: First place-Ida Cur-
tis. Second place-Russ Adams.
Last place-Bruce Syjud. Closest
to pin-(2) Russ Adams, (8)
Kenny Curran, (11) Harry White
and (17) no one. Kenny Curran
shot a 69.


Submitted to Okeechobee News/Sunni Adams
Students of Russ Adams Taekwondo America tested for belt advancement on April 9. They
are: (in no particular order) Nicholas Brown, Angelica Davis, Deanna Davis, Matthew Garcia,
Dustin Jandro, Arturo Longoria, Oscar Longoria, Peggy Longoria, Patricia Raulerson,
Michael Raulerson, Norman Graves, T.J. McKenna, Jr., Tiffany Bowers, Tony Bowers III, Kim-
berly Hernandez, Disan Hernandez, Sr., Mia Lazaro, Ruth McKenna, Dracia Peacock, Jesus
Yanez, Bryce Clark, Michael Lazaro, Jeremy Clark, Zac Clark, Alex Hernandez, Anthony Her-
nandez, Disan Hernandez, Jr., Travis McKenna, Maliah Wright, Cody Raulerson and Kayla
Simpson. Those tested but not pictured are: Cindy Hernandez, Tara McKenna, Juliet Skinner,
Bryon Byrd, Payton Byrd and Aaron Porter.


Taekwondo students test



for belt advancement


Students of the Russ Adams
Taekwondo America dojo tested
for belt advancement on April 9.
The following were the results of
this testing:
White to yellow belt-Nicholas
Brown, Angelica Davis, Deanna
Davis, Matthew Garcia, Cindy Her-
nandez, Dustin Jandro, Arturo Lon-
goria, Oscar Longoria, Peggy Lon-
goria and Patricia Raulerson.
Orange to green and senior
green belt-Michael Raulerson, Nor-
man Graves and T.J.McKenna, Jr.
Green to blue and senior blue


belt-Tiffany Bowers, Tony Bowers
Ill, Kimberly Hernandez, Disan
Hernandez, Sr., Mia Lazaro, Ruth
McKenna, Tara McKenna, Dracia
Peacock, Juliet Skinner, Jesus
Yanez, Bryce Clark and Michael
Lazaro.
Blue to brown and senior
brown belt-Jeremy Clark, Zac
Clark, Alex Hernandez, Anthony
Hernandez, Disan Hernandez, Jr.,
Travis McKenna, Byron Byrd and
Payton Byrd.
Brown to red and senior red
belt-Maliah Wright, and Cody


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Red to first degree probationary
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First degree senior black belt to
second degree black belt-Aaron
Porter.


NMani, people have the idea, that
air conditioning is blowing cold
air onto a person. This is not total-
ly correct. Air Conditioning is the
science of removing unwanted
warm and moisture laden air
from a space or area. In order to
accomplish this, room air is
passed over an evaporator or
cooling coil, typically by means of
a blower and duct assembly. The
coil must be cooler than the enter-
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opinion) the humidity is
removed. The end result is cool-
er/dehumidified air (15-20
degrees cooler) being discharged
via the duct system. Proper air
conditioning truly is a science.
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In this column, I often advise
readers to drink more water.
Drinking water keeps you hydrat-
ed, helps flush out toxins, helps
you lose weight, helps keep your
skin healthy and in general helps
keep your body in good working
order.
Water is such a basic human
need that it's hard to imagine not
having sufficient drinking water.
But the reality is our drinking
water supply could be threatened
by a combination of drought,
development and pollution.
One way to help conserve
water is to xeriscape. Xeriscaping
means using native plants, and
limiting the amount of water used
to maintain them. Usually once
the plants are established, you
don't have to water them at all.
During a drought, they will natu-
rally go dormant. When the rains
start, they plants will start growing
again.
Native Florida grasses grow
extremely long roots. These roots
allow the plants to find water, and
also help hold things in place dur-
ing storms. Native plants thrive in
Florida soil and need little fertilizer
or pesticides. Xeriscaping makes
the lawn not only environmentally
friendly but also low mainte-
nance.
Recently, when water restric-
tions were put in place for much
of South Florida, those who
xeriscape didn't have to worry
about when they were allowed to
use sprinklers because they don't
ever water their lawns anyway.
The South Florida Water Man-
agement District takes xeriscaping
another step with recommenda-
tions for a Florida- friendly yard.
The nine principles of a Flori-
da-friendlyyard are:
1. Right plant, right place:
Plants selected to suit a specific
site will require minimal amounts
of water, fertilizers and pesticides.
2. Water efficiently: Irrigate
only when your lawn needs
water. Efficient watering is the key
to a healthy Florida yard and con-
servation of limited resources.


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3: Fertilize appropriately: Les,
is often best. Overuse of fertilizers
can be hazardous to your yarc
and the environment.
4. Mulch: Maintaining a 3-incl
layer of mulch will help retain soi
moisture, prevent erosion and
suppress weeds.
5. Attract wildlife: Plants in
your yard that provide food, water
and shelter will attract Florida's
diverse wildlife.
6. Manage yard pests responsi-
bly: Unwise use of pesticides can
harm people, pets, beneficial
organisms and the environment.
7. Recycle: Grass clippings and
leaves provide nutrients to the soil
and reduce waste disposal when
reused on the landscape.
8. Reduce storm water runoff:
Water running off your landscape
can carry pollutants, such as gaso-
line, debris, fertilizer, pesticides
and even soil that can adversebl
impact water quality. Reductior
of this runoff will help prevent
non-point-source pollution.
9. Protect the Waterfront:
Waterfront property whether
on a river, stream, pond, bay oi
beach is very fragile and should
be carefully protected to maintain
freshwater and marine ecosys
teams.
For more information on Flori
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www.sfwmd.state.fl.us/yards.
Before making any change tc
your diet or exercise program
consult your doctor. This is espe
cially important if you are on any
prescription medications. Some
drugs interact badly with foods
that would otherwise be consid
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At the Movies


The following movies are
now showing at the Brahman
Theatres III.
Movie times for Friday, April
20, through Thursday, April 26,
are as follows:
Theatre I -"300" (R) Show-
times: Friday at 7 and 9 p.m. Sat-
urday 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 "Disturbia" (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 "Are We Done
Yet"(PG) Showtimes: Friday at 7
and 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9 p.m. Monday
at 3 and 7 p.m. Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday at 2,
4:15, 7 and 9 p.m.
Tickets are $5.50 for adults;
children 12 and under are $4.50;
senior citizens are $4.50 for all
movies; and, matinees are $4.
For information, call (863)
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PARAKEET: Lime colored, vi-
cinity of Teak Lane, Labelle.
In safe hands. Call to claim.
863-675-7422
SET OF KEYS: Gilbert Chevro-
let. Identify to claim.
863-763-3154 Used Car
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BLUE LOCK BAG, vicinity of
Golden Corral or Los Cocas.
(863)697-9816
OS LITE- Black, Tues April 17
@ LaBelle Middle School.
Call w/info (863)675-2896.
$40. REWARD (LaBelle)
PIT BULLS (2) Males, 1 Solid
White. Very friendly! Lost in
vic. of "The Prairie". $500
Reward! (954)444-7959


GERBILS: 3, 6 mo. old babies,
Cute. All black. Free to
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KITTENS- (4) to good homes
(863)634-5796
SOFA- Queen Sleeper. Excel-
lent condition.
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Employment -
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Employment
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Job Information 225
Job Training 227
Sales 230



ACCEPTING
APPLICATIONS NOW
A & D Water Systems is
looking for a Truck Driver that
has a Class B and Hazmat.
This is a Must.
Apply at the Okee.
Industrial Park
1530 NW 25th Drive
Okeechobee, FL 34972
CUSTOMER SERVICE
INSURANCE AGENCY looking
for a Bilingual English/Span-
ish Customer Service. Expe-
rience a plus. Motivated, &
reliable. Fax resume to
(863)763-1510 or drop it at
303 S. ParrottAve, #G,


Needed foy Home
Medical Company.
Delivery of Oxygen,
DME, and patient
education. Will train.
Interested candidates
please fax resumes to
863-763-5191
or call Angel at
863-763-7337.
To apply in person, visit
Lincare Inc
210 NE 3rd Ave.
DFWP/EOE
Lykes Bros. Inc.
Ranch Division has an
immediate opening for
the following position:
RANCH HANDS
Must have own tack and
saddle, experience helpful,
Applications accepted
Monday-Friday,
Sam to 3:30pm
106 SW County Road 721
Okeechobee, FL
AA/EOE/M/F/DN
Drug Free Workplace
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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT
OF TRANSPORTATION
Performs routine mainte-
nance on State highways.
Must be able to operate
various types of mechanized
equipment. This position
requires a valid State of
Florida "Class B", Commer-
cial Drivers License with an
air brakes endorsement.
ANTICIPATED HIRING
SALARY:
$772.50 Bi-Weekly
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mitted electronically thru
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class begins soon, Instructor RN/experienced teacher has
a very high CNA exam passing rate. Qualified CNAs are
then eligible for LPN training. Good benefits.
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406 N.W. 4th Street (863) 357-2442

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Benefits Available.
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Sales
REALTORS NEEDED FOR
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needs experienced agents.
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confidential Interview.
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MENTAL HEALTH
THERAPIST
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adolescents for In-home,
school based & office. M-F.
Masters degree required.
Fax resume to 863-763-9898


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pay and health insurance.
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Babysitting 405
Child Care Needed410
Child Care Offered415
Instruction 420
Services Offered 425
Insurance 430
Medical Services435



Ron's Pressure Washing
& Minor repairs
Roof coating, Repair to
Mobile Homes & more.
,No job to big or small Free
estimates. 863-261-.1565
Lic. # 2349 & # 5698


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

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Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Bicycles 530
Books & Magazines535
Building Materials540
Business Equipment 545
Carpets.-Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Clothing 565
Coins/Stamps 570
Collectibles 575
Computer/Video 580
Crafts/Supplies 585
Cruises 590
Drapes, Linens & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
Furs 615
Health & Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating Equipment/
Supplies. 625
Household Items 630
Jewelry 635
Lamps/Lights 640
Luggage 645
Medical Items 650
Miscellaneous 655
Musical Instruments 660
Office Supplies.'
Equipment 665
Pets/Supplies/
Services 670
Photography 675
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools & Supplies 685
Restaurant
Equipment 690
Satellite 695
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Television/Radio 715
Tickets 720
Tools 725
Toys & Games 730
VCRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740


A/C UNIT- 2.5 ton, Brand new.
$1500. (863)517-2106


CHEST FREEZER: Sears, 5 cu-
bic ft. Asking $75 or best of-
fer. (863)885-1026
MINI REFRIGERATOR: Like
new. $50. 863-467-7721
RANGE, GE: Electric, White,
Like new. $150.
(863)612-5676
REFRIGERATOR, Kenmore,
side by side, 22 cu. ft., ice
maker, works well. $250
(863)946-3822
WASHER/DRYER, Sears HE,
electric, white, front loaders,
2 yrs7 old, like new, $600.
(863)763-8338


FOLDING BIKE: New tires &
tubes. Exc cond. $55 or best
offer. 863-675-2596 or cell
863-234-9691.
MEN'S BIKE: 26". $20.
863-946-3622



SHED, 12x24 w/siding. Wired
for electric. Good condition.
$2000. or best offer.
(863)228-7230 LaBelle


GALVANIZED RIDGED ROLLS,
2), 20"x50' & 18"x50'. $40
or both. (863)763-5762
GUTTER, Extruded, aluminum,
3x4, 2 pieces, 23'2" & 22'7",
for patio, good shape. $65
(863)467-0007


HEADER, Alum., self mating,
2x6, 52ft., used, good
shape, for patios. $100 firm.
(863)467-0007
PLYWOOD (50 sheets): $300
(561)762-46201 Jupiter area

Shutters &
Gutters, Inc.

installation ij'Stirm
Shutters & Seamless
Rain Gutters
Licens-ed & Inured

863.763.5650
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VINTAGE LIMOGE FRANCE
'9 [-i 'e c C ir. ad .iur lid
Tems, ie pl i)P. Cup' :3u-
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LADIES DRESSES 14): Size 24
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COCA COLA ICE BOX: Frree
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mjri' $i 't rine; Vesry ]eood,
cond. $125. (863)467-0627
ELVIS COLLECTION: Many
items, Rare items, items from
Graceland, memorabilia. $350
neg. (863)467-0627
MITCHELL MOiUSER: 8mm,
bolt action rifle, all matching
numbers. Great for collec-
tors! $550. 863-467-1958



ALL IN ONE PRINTER, Fax,
scanner, etc. Exc. cond. Lex-
mark. $50 or best offer.
(863)983-2241 after 6pm
DELL COMPUTER SYS: Pen-
tium 4, XP Pro, monitor, key-
board, mouse & speakers.
$249. (863)517-2782 Tony
DELL LAPTOP- IBM Think
Pad, CD & DVD Rom. Wire-
less card. $200. or best of-
fer. (863)634-7598
LAPTOP, Fast, Win XR wire-
less card, power adapter,
etc., for school or business.
$325(863)674-0212
SCHOOL COMPUTER, Com-
plete system, educational &
games. $99 (863)843-0158



COMFORTER & BED SKIRT-
Queen size, Reversible.
Green pin stripes/Green
plaid. $15. (863)467-8681



FIREPLACE- Brand new. $200
or best offer. (863)763-6747


BABY CRADLE: Wooden, good
condition. $75. Call
863-634-7905
BRASS BED, Full size, from
60's. $400 (863)763-6507


BED FRAME: Metal, universal,
double to California King.
$50. 863-634-7905
BED: King size, excellent con-
dition. $300 or best offer.
863-675-1410
CHINA CABINET, Drexel, large,
medium wood, asking $250
will consider trade.
(561)793-9463 lv. msg.
COUCH & CHAIR: Leather,
cream colored. $100.
863-763-5876
CURIO CABINET- wooded, an-
tique, $100 or best offer
(863)675-1410
MATTRESS & BOXSPRING,
queen & king, brand new,
still in plastic, $1 89.
(561)351-9085
OKEE MOVING SALE: LR, Ent
Ctr, DR, BR, access., TV's
VCR's, DVD's, $25-$700 per
item (270)617-1556
PARSONS CHAIRS- 2, Con-
temporary. Florida colors
Aqua, Pink & Cream Exc.
cond. $50. (863)467-8681
SOFA SLEEPER- Queen size.
Approx. 6'. Fair condition.
$100 or best offer.
(863)983-2241
TV ARMOIRE, Fits up to 32"tv.
Broyhill. $250
(863)983-4940
VANITY SET, Vanity, stool &
mirror. Excellent condition.
$50 (863)983-7011



GOLF SETS (2): $55 for both
or will sell separately. Call
863-946-3622


RIFLE: All.original AK47. Call
for details. $700
(863)467-1958



MICROWAVE OVEN: Tappan,
1100 watts, with turn table,
like new condition. $35.
863-763-6069


LAMPS (20): $20 takes all!
863-467-4253



PATIO FURNITURE, brand
new, firepit with tables, 4
chairs, all covers incl., $350.
(863)467-7017


ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR:
$100. 863-447-3409



ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR: Med-
ics, "Cadillac of wheelchairs!"
Immaculate, used very little on
carpet only. Paid $5000, asking
only $1000.863-357-5988
MOBILITY LIFT, Trustlift Ram,
550 lbs max capacity,
$3860 new, asking $1850
(863)467-0755
POWER CHAIR, Pride Jazzy
#1113 w/joystick. Exc. cond.
Small turn radius. New $5800,
Now $1600 (863)763-6907
WHEELCHAIR LIFT, Hamar
AL030 Power Tote, for fold-
ing manual wheel chair.
$350 (863)467-0755


BOUNCE HOUSE / SLIDE
COMBO: 15x15, Great condi-
tion. $2500 (863)228-2440
or (863)675-1113 LaBelle
CELL PHONE: Cingular,
LGC2000, camera phone,
used but in box w/ chargers.
$50.863-357-2816
TRIM A BRAKE II- Van Mark
T850, 8/2'. Facia & sheet
metal brake. Used very little.
$800.(863)763-5373



CUSTOM BUILT GUITAR
CABINET: 77"T x 42"W, 2
solid doors & shelf, $350 or
best offer(561 )633-1371


DRUM SET- With double bass
drum. Great for beginner.
$175. (863)357-6930
DRUMS, Ludwig, professional,
5 piece, 5 symbols, double
base pedal, steel driven.
$2400 neg. (863)697-6132
ORGAN, Hammond, lots of
features. You haul. $100
(863)675-1116
PIANO, Kimball, marvelous
sound, excellent condition,
walnut color, $875
(863)599-0774








FISH- 10", Algae eating Ple-
costomus Great help in keep-
ing your Irg. aquarium or pond
clean. $25: (863)763-1997 17
FISH TANK: 55 gal, w/ wood-
en stand, Whisper Power fil-
ter, 101bs stone, tubing & air
pump. $200.863-801-3344
GERM SHEPHERD PUPS-
asking $300, ready to go
(863)675-2781
GOLDEN RETRIEVER, female,
14 wks old, all shots, $300.
(863)634-3758
GREAT DANE PUPPIES: AKC,
black males, 1st shots, Heart-
Guard, ready nowl,$800.
863-447-3357
MINI DACHSHUND- Male, red,
Reg, w/cage, toys and ac-
cessories, asking $600 or
best offer(863)673-3076
PIT BULL PUPPIES, 3 mos
old, 2 males. $175 each.
(863)673-2314
RED BONE HOUND PUPS,
UKC, Purple ribbon bred,
Health cert. included. $500
each. (863)467-4149
RING NECK DOVES, (4), nor-
mal color, $30 or all.
(863)675-2541
SHIH TZU, Male, Adorable, 13
mo. old, Reg. intact, Moving,
must sell. $250. Firm.
(863)673-6829
SHIH TZU PUPPIES: Now tak-
ing deposits. Black & White.
1st shots & wormed. $350.
(863)467-3051/697-8256



HOT TUB: As is, you haul.
$300. 863-673-1981
HOT TUB: Seats 5-6 people,
needs heating element. $250
or best offer. 863-228-7230



SEWING MACHINE- Mont-
gomery Ward, with accesso-
ries and solid wood cabinet
$225 (863)233-0114


KNEEBOARD: Hydro Slide
Revolution. $50.
(863)675-2136



SUBWOOFER ENCLOSURE,
15", $100 (863)634-6476


DIRECT TV-(5) receiver, $50
for all (863)801-4635
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CHAINSAW, on extendable
pole, $60. (863)357-6930
CRAFTSMAN 25HP 48" deck,
used twice, 2005 model,
$1500. Call 239-540-8078.
CUTTING TORCHES: Complete
set, on a dolly. $450.
(863)634-7706
LADDER: Louisville, 28 foot,
aluminum. $80.
863-467-5299
PAINT SPRAYER, Airless, HD,
Comm., Elec., On wheels
whose & gun. Works per-
fect. $400. (863)357-1784


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PORTABLE AIR COMPRES-
SORS (2) 1- 3hp vertical
tank, 1- 2hp 20 gal tank,
$370 or sep (561)676-0427



KIRBY G4, 80th Anniversary
Edition, with some attach-
ments, $400.
(863)675-8760


ADULT DVD's (10): New, only
opened to test. $65 or best
offer. Call (863)634-3783
VCR MOVIES, war, horror, ac-
tion & comedy, $250 will sell
separately. (863)465-9470
VIDEO TAPES (10 pack): So-
ny, Hi-8, 8mm, digital, new,
still in box. $75 for all.
863-467-0987 -


LICENSE PLATES- Okeecho-
bee Co., must be a 1957
plate w/the 57 prefix in good
condition, followed by the
number 57, 270, 283 or
1957. I will pay $250 for one
of the listed tags. Call Dale
collecatat (941)795-5701

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




DUMP TRUCK 1974 Interna-
tional, Excellent motor.
Rough body. Runs & Dumps
good. $500. (863)763-4982
FORD TRACTOR: Ford Model
800. $2000. 863-763-5921


ARABIAN CRACKER GELD-
ING: 15 years old. $1000.
863-610-0732
MARE: 12 yrs old, western,
$850 or best offer.
863-675-2215 Labelle
QUARTER HORSE, Mare, 4 yrs
old, great disposition. Comes
w/companion (sheep).
$2000. (561)798-3674
SADDLE, Good condition,
brown leather, $125
(863)599-0774
SADDLE: Sydney treeless,
never used, 15". $350.
863-697-8103
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BUSH HOG: 6 ft, needs some
work. $100.863-675-1816
GARDEN TRACTOR: Sears,
with mower deck. Old &
need carb work. Many old
parts. $100.863-763-1182
MOWER: Swisher, 44", pull
behind, 10.5 Briggs & Strat-
ton, runs great, used 24 hrs.
$500 neg. 863-675-1816
RIDING LAWN MOWER: Rally,
runs great. $250.
863-697-2434
RIDING MOWER- '01, John
Deere SX-85. 13 hp, 30" cut,
Looks & runs great. $400.
Call Joe (863)697-9884
RIDING MOWER- Roper Rally,
runs excellent, asking $250
(863)763-3451


RIDING MOWER: Snapper,
Rear Engine, 30" cut, $450
863-675-4882
SCREENHOUSE, 10x10, good
condition, $100.
(863)467-7017


Rentals



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



OKEECHOBEE, 2 BR, 2 BA, in
city limits. Very clean. $800.
mo. + 1st., last & sec. dep. of
$300.863-634-3572



OKEECHOBEE, 2br/1.5ba,
$850/mo. $2550 moves you
in, includes 1st & 2 mos.
sec. (863)634-7722


DOUGLAS PARK, (4) individu-
al houses for rent, 4/1,
$725 mo. + $425 sec. dep.
Call about move in special
813-766-7540.
IN OKEECHOBEE CITY: 4 Br.,
2 Ba., $1200 mo. + 1st, last,
sec. dep. & refs. Call for more
info. Call Barry 772-216-1461
OKEECHOBEE, 3br, 2ba, with
garage, (863)467-2541
RIM CANAL,
New 2br, 1 ba. 2 acres,
Furnished. Complete tile. Lg
Kit. & Bath. $800. mo. +
Electric. (772)597-0964 or
Cell (561)662-9421
SPRING SPECIAL
Waterfront, Clean & Quite,
Okeechobee Nicest. From
$750. mo. (772)215-0010
TOWN- 2br/2ba, W/D, porch,
lawn serv. Pets considered.
Non smkg. envi. $800. mo.
+ Sec. (941)504-3954



OFFICE SPACE- large space
for lease. Taylor Creek Build-
ing. (863)447-0416

Real Estate



Business Places -
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property Sale 1010
Condos,'
Townhouses Sale 1015
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1010
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



BUY NOW! Brand new CBS
4 Bdrm., 2 Ba., 3698 NW 7th
St., $995 mo. $145,000.
(863)484-0809


BRAND NEW- 3br/2ba, Unique
Cracker style, 1724 total sq
ft, Ig front porch, Fla Rm,
Laundry, tiled, $1200/mo. 1
yr. all rent pd to be used to-
wards down pymt. Reducing
price to $179,100.
3375 NW 40th Dr. Basswood.
cpbirdie@adelphia.net
OAK LAKE, 2br/2ba Apt. New
wood patio fence. 2 story.
Alum. roof. Carpet & tile.
$79,000.863-697-2462

Mobile Homes



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




AXLES (5) & WHEELS (10),
From 14x70 FEMA 2005
trailer, $200 this week.
(941)575-7618



BUCKHEAD RIDGE DBL WIDE
2 BR 2BA No pets, yearly
lease, $650/mo + $1000 sec.
deposit. 863-763-4031
CABIN- Okeechobee, in Audit
park, $500/mo + until, 1st,
ast sec dep. (863)763-7164
NEAR 128TH ST: Dble Wide,
4BR/2BA, private on large par-
cel. $1000/mo + 1st, last &
sec. No pets. 863-697-3247
Newly Remodeled,
2BR/1.5BA, w/front edition,
$750 dep., $200 weekly.
(863)634-8674.
OKEECHOBEE, lbr/1ba, in RV
Park, living room, kitchen,
Florida room, furnished. Pool
& laundry avail. Adult, gated
comm. Non smkg env, no
pets'. $800/mo. & electric.
$200 non refundable deposit.
Ref's required. (863)467-0455
PARK MODEL RV Okeecho-
bee, 28ft, $400/mo, 1st &
last dep. Adult Park only.
(863)763-7164
PARK MODEL RV- New, Okee-
chobee, Adult park only,
32ft, w/slideout, $600/mo +
util, 1st, last (863)763-7164


MOBILE HOME: For Sale By
Owner. 3br/2ba, kitchen appls
incld, 28 x 48. 863-234-9617
days or 863-675-3827 nights.
PARK MODEL, $2500. or best
offer. Taking offers through
April 28th. Call
(863)801-9266 to see.
PARK MODEL, COUNTRY
CHARM '00, Exc. condition.
$8000 (863)467-7563 after
5:30 or leave message.
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

Recreation I



Boats 3005
Campers'RVs 3010
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles 3030
Sport Vehicles/ATVs 3035



ANGLER '82, 21ft, walk
around cuddy, 140hp John-
son, nice boat. Asking
$5,300 (561)670-3636
APACHE '93, 17', fiberglass,
center console, 115hp Evin-
rude outboard, tilt trailer.
$2500 (863)467-4149


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WATER SKIS: 67", O'Brien Ce-
lebrity $75.(863)675-2136


HARLEY DAVIDSON IRON
HEAD 1977, Runs and Looks
good! $2500. Cash... Trade ?
(239)357-6889 LaBelle area
HONDA SHADOW 750- '04,
Excellent condition, 2K mi.,
Red, $4500. (863)357-1343
HONDA VTX: '02, 1800 cc's,
low miles, king / queen seats
& saddlebags. Exc shape.
$7900 neg. 812-9987-2669
SCAFFOLD: On Motorcycle
trailer, two story. $1000.
863-697-2434
SUZUKIE KANTANA 600 1992
Runs great. $2000 or best
offer. (863)634-2974
XR250R K&N '96- air filter,
good tires, new chain &
sprockets, runs good $600
(203)290-1220
YAMAHA 1000 VIRAGO '84,
Windshield, saddle bags,
king/queen seat, great on gas!!
$2400 neg. (863)357-3773
YAMAHA 1982: 1100 cc's,
good condition. $1350 nego-
table. 812-987-2669



ATV 90cc, great condition,
only 4 hours of use! $500.
(863)673-0545
DIRT BIKE, 100 cc, Great 1st
bike! $400. (863)824-0402
for more info.
HONDA 400 EX 2002, 4
Wheeler, Jetted & Exhaust.
Adult driven, garage kept.
$3000. (863)763-0449
MINI POCKET ROCKET: All
fairing, with race stand, like
new. $450.863-216-9905
SUZUKIE OZARK 250 2005
(2) Low hours. Adult Driven.
Both for $6000. or will sep.
Call (863)357-7075


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



BUICK LESABRE '98, Needs
work, some body damage,
runs good, new parts. $2000
(863)357-2413/447-6424
BUICK ROADMASTER '94-
needs trans rebuilt, asking
$750 9863)674-0342
CAMARO Z28: '80, 350 auto, pwr
windows, re-upholstered seats.
Runs. Odg, Needs body & eng
work. $1200 (863)634-6601
CHEVY CAVALIER 2000, Red,
2 door, Runs and Looks
great. 121 K mls. $2500.
(863)634-7325/467-9557


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AQUA SPORT 1998, 16 Ft., 90
hp. Johnson, Top, Trolling
Motor, Live Well w/trailer.
$5000 Firm. (863)673-1606
BOAT: 17.6 ft, center console,
115 Mariner, T-top, Trailer,
Good condition. $2000.
(863)228-2622
BOAT, 41" Wide & 109" Long
$30. (863)675-8760
CANOE- aluminum, 14ft, Syl-
van, with flat back and all ac-
cessories. $300
(863)763-2076
GHEENOE: 15'4", new seats &
trolling motor, trailer, 5hp
Nissan 4 stroke outboard.
$1900 neg. 863-697-9704
New Canvas Room for pon-
toon with rollup windows &
screens, $500 or best offer.
(863)357-1784
PONTOON BOAT- '04, Sun-
tracker Party Cruiser. Less
than 100 hrs. Merc 90
pwr/trim eng. Clean, Loaded
w/extras. More details
Http://www.anthom.com/
suntracker. $26,000. Neg.
(772)408-6528
STRATOS BASS BOAT, '98,
dual console, 19', with 175
hp Johnson mtr. $10,000.
neg (863)983-7835


CAMPER, 32', good shape,
aluminum roof, $1200.
(863)697-1493
CAMPER TOP: Fiberglass,
High rise, fits 01-up Chevy
F/S P/U 8 ft. bed. Pewter col-
or. $400 (863)946-0863

DODGE MINI HOME- '77, 21',
Rebuilt 360 engine.
w/11,000, mi., 68,000mi on
RV. $2500. (402)203-7653
MOTOR HOME: 2002,Class A,
25k mi, w/ warranty & many
extras. Must see to appreciate!
$49,500. 863-467-1206





MOTORHOME: 1995 Bounder,
35 ft, Class A gas, 62k mi.
Can be seen at Grandma's
Grove Lot 46. $24,900. Call
603-858-1005
REGAL 1982- 34', Set up in
55+ park in Okeechobee.
Needs some work. $3500.
or best offer. (561)575-0522


TAIL GATE: For 5th wheel,
alum louver, fits full size
Chevy/GMC. Cost $475 new.
Asking $300.863-697-9704


J&J BUILDING CONTRACTORS
LICENSE iQB49109
Screen Rooms Carports
Room Additions Florida Rooms i
Garages Seawalls
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The Okeechobee News, Tuesday, April 24,2007


CHRYSLER SEBRING: '98,
JXI, convertible, loaded, excel-
lent condition, white, white, 80k mi.
$7500 neg. 863-467-5286
FORD ESCORT- '1995, Wag-
on, Runs very good. $1200.
863-675-7758 or
863-234-9097
HONDA CIVIC '01, 4 door,
70k, a/c, tinted windows,
one owner. $8000
(863)467-5784
HONDA SHADOW VT600 '03,
1 Owner, female, 17K mis.,
Excellent condition. Blue.
$3800 neg. (772)215-0316
HYUNDAI 1995, $700 or best
offer. (863)467-7721
LINCOLN TOWN CAR 1997,
Executive Series, Leather,
good cond. $4200 or best
offer. Call (863)763-7854
LINCOLN TOWNCAR '88, A/C,
Mint condition, runs great.
$3000 or best 'offer.
(863)634-8865
MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS:
1995, 4.6L, V8, exc power
train, a/c, new ball joints &
more, $1975.863-465-8135
OLD'S DELTA 88- '85, 72K
mi., Cruise, P/W, P/L. Lock
wire hub caps 5 almost. New
tires $700. (863)763-6079

OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS, '87,
2 door. Good on gas, All
power. Exc. cond., $2500 or
est offer. (863)763-6747
TOYOTA CAMRY- '92, Nas is,
$1000. Call for info
772-359-2923 or
863-467-5401.
VW '89, sunroof, good a/c, 4
door, in LaBelle, sacrifice
price $950 (239)297-3270


CHEVY PICK-UP, '55, Cadillac
500 cc engine & transmis-
sion. Lots of rust. Asking
$1250. (863)467-4328



Ford Dump Truck'91
Tri Axle $10,000
Ford F700'92, Diesel. $5,000
(863)697-2032
TRAILER, 48 Ft. w/Thermo
King Unit. Used for storage.
TK unit last started 1 year
ago. $500. (772)321-8960



BOB CAT ATTACHMENT: ATI
Tree Boom Attachment Heavy
Duty. Like new. Asking $1000
(863)697-2032 Okeechobee



CHEVY CHEYENNE '95, 4x4,
Needs clutch, otherwise,
runs good. $2300.
(863)675-1116
DODGE PICKUP: 2000 Qu3a
CaD, sori Dea, excellent
condition. $11,500 negy
863-674-9073 or 843-0277
DODGE RAMCHARGER, '87,
4wd, one owner, $2500 or
best offer. (863)902-9855
SUZUKI SAMURAI- '86, 33"
TSL Boggers, 12" Mickey
Thompson wheels, $3500.
(239)633-7173 Ask Sam
TOYOTA TACOMA- '97, Ext.
cab., 4x4, V-6, 5 spd, Light
damage on front. $4500.
(239)633-7173 Ask for Sam


CARPET- Ford factory, out of a
'07 Ford F350 crew cab.
Charcoal. Perfect condition.
$400. (863)697-0328
ELECTRIC COOLING FAN-
24"x17", Great for Swamp
buggy, hot rod or any vehicle
$100. (863)697-3865
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION:
From 1993 Grand Am. $400.
Call 863-467-5401 or
772-359-2923
FORD F150: Tailgate, chrome
step, bumper with tail lights.
$350 for all, will sep.
863-634-7608
HARD TOPPER: For 6 Ft. Pick
Up. $100. (863)824-0402
HOOD: Fits 80's 90's Ford
Van, new in box. $75.
561-633-1371
JEEP BRA- black, with Jeep
logo sewn in, with square
headlights. $50
(863)801-4635
MUD TIRES- 4, 16", Brand
new, Goodyear. $150.
(863)801-4283
OIL COOLER KIT, New, large,
for airboat or GM cars. Re-
duced to $50
(863)610-1120
POWER PROGRAMMER 111,
Hypertech, for '01 GM
truck/suv, different litres,
$250.(863)697-3865
RE-CAP TIRES
(2) 425/65R22.5, 80% rub-
ber, $175 for both or will sell
sep (561)676-0427
TIRES- 6, for a Pick-U truck.
Load Range E 235/84R/16.
90% tread. $450. or best of-
fer. (863)824-0735
TOOL BOX- Aluminum, for
large P/U. Like new. $200.
(863)357-5754
UTILITY TRUCK BED: Stahl, 8
Ft, $300. (863)634-7706


WHEELS & TIRES: For Ford
Mustang, Rod Lights, 4"
fronts, 8" rears, 28 x 10.5 x
15. $1200. 863-216-9905
WHEELS- 22.5" Aluminum, 2
driver & 2 rears. Aloco Hub
piloted. $650.,
(863)528-4444


CHEVY- '1942, '2004 frame
off from rebuild. 4.3 V6, au-
to. POSI, P/S, P/B, .Burgundy
$12,500. (863)805-2877
CHEVY 4X4 '83- 350 eng, 4
speed, 39.5 Super Swam-
pers, $3500 (863)673-0951
CHEVY SlO: '86, long bed, 4
cylinder, stick. Motor bad but
many new parts. $300 or
hatnffir RP.AR7.B')77


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I lc Notice


Okeechobee Family Health/Healthy Start Coalition
Request for Proposals
2007-2008 Healthy Start Care Coordination Program
The Okeechobee Family Health/Healthy Start Coalition Invites all quali-
fied and Interested parties wishing to provide Healthy Start Care Coordi-
nation services In Okeechobee County to submit proposals for
consideration.
Written sealed proposals shall be accepted at the Coalition office until
4:00 PM, Eastern time Monday, May 7, 2007, 575 SW 28th Street,
Okeechobee, FL 34974.
A copy of the Request for Proposals which outlines responsibilities and
selection criteria, can be obtained until 4:00 pm, Friday, May 04, 2007
from the Coalition office, 575 SW 28th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34974;
(863462-5877.
F0600ON4/20-30/07
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY
EL MIRO SOL SUBDIVISION, ROAD EXTENSION
BID #2007-05
CAS PROJECT NO: 00-0903-140
INVITATIONTOBID
Sealed BIDS will be received by Okeechobee County Board of County Commission-
ers until 3:30 PM n 05-11-07. They will be publcly opened by the County Clerk or
designee and read aloud. Any BIDS received after the time specified will not be ac-
cepted.
The BIDS rallt be bated on fumhlng iall material, equipment, and labor for the
EL MIRO DSOL SUBDIVISION, ROADWAY EXTENSION, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY BID
# 2007-05.
All materials furnished and all work performed shall be In accordance with the Draw-
ings, Specfications and Contract Documents as prepared by Craig A. Smith & As-
soclates and/or pertaining thereto, which may be examined at or obtained from:
OkeechobeefCounty Board of County Commissioners
304 NW Second Street, Room 106
Okeechobee, FL 34972
(863)763-6441
Or
Engineer
Craig A. Som h& Associates
11101 South Crown Way, Suite 1
Wellington, FL 33414
Phone: (561 791-9280- Fax: 561) 791-9818
Email htantorcridasm ti.com
A non-refundable, deposit of =50.0 will be required for each set of Construction
Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents. Checks are to be made payable to
Craig A. Smith & Associates. Contract Documents can be obtained by express mail
upon receipt of vendor's check and express mall account number.
Bidders will confine their bids to the project in its entirety. Partial bids will not be ac-
cepted.
A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the Okeechobee County Annex
Building (Planning, Zoning & Building Department) located at 499 NW 5TH Avenue,
Okeechobee, Florda 34972, on Monay, April 30, 2007 at 10 a.m.
Each bidder will submit with this bid evidence that the bidder Is licensed to perform
the work and services or qualified by examination to be so licensed.
Each bid must be accompanied by an acceptable Bid Bond or Certified Check, In an
amount equal to at least ve percent (5%) of the amount of the bid payable to Okee-
chobee County, Florda, as a guarantee that ifthe bid Is accepted the bidder will exe-
cute the contract and file acceptable performance end payment surety bonds equal
to one hundred percent 100%) of the contract price wlhin ten (10) days after writ-
ten notice of thte award contract
No bidder may withdraw their bid for a period of ninety (90) days after the date set
for opening ofthe bids.
Any questions pertaining to the project specifications or scope of work shall be ad-
dressed to th Engineer writing byfaxemail no laterthanFeiay.05-04-7.
The COUNTY reserves the rigat to reject any and all bids, waive Informalities in any
bid, and delete any portion of the project, whenever such action Is in the Interest of
the County.
If In the opinion of the bidder, inconsistencies appear to exist in the specifications, it
is the bidders responsibility to seek clarification from the Engineen Additionally, it is
incumbent upon ail bidders to conduct a personal invesigason as to requirements
of this bid and the County.
Bids must be sealed and the outside of the envelope MUST be marked: "ELAMIRl
SOL SUBDIVISION. ROAD EXTENSION BID #:2007-05"
Ray Domer, Chairman
Board of County Commissioners
Okeecbbee County, FL
Sharon Robertson, Clerk of Court
Okeechobee County, FL
206767 ON 4/24/07


CHEVY TRUCK '86- with tool
bed, has keys, $200
(863)674-0342
FORD F150 XL- '02, V-6, Au-
to: Cold NC, LWB, 113K mi.
$4000. (239)633-7173 Ask
for Sam
GMC FLATBED DUALLY '81-
10 Oft, recent carb, start-
er/clutch. Run/drives good.
$1000 neg (203)290-1220
NISSAN '90, 5 spd., 4 cyl.,
$900 or best offer.
(772)597-0650
TRUCK BED RAILS- New in
box. Nasta, Stainless, Fits
'99-Up Chev Silverado. 6.5'
bed. $150. (863)697-0328
TRUCK TOOL BOX- alum. from
Tractor Supply, for full size
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
OKEECHOBEECOOUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NO. 2007 CP 68
IN RE: ESTATE OF
KENNETH F. KNIGHT, SR.
Deceased
NOTICE TO CfREfiDITORS
The administration of the Estate of KEN-
NETH F KNIGHT, SR., Deceased, File
No. 2007-CP-068, is pending in the
Circuit Court for Okeechobee County,
Florida Probate Division, the address
of which Is Clerk o1 Court, Probate Di-
vision, 312 3rd Street, Okeechobee,
Florida 34972. The names and ad-
dresses of the Personal Representative
and the Personal Representative's at-
torney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate, Including
unmatured, contingent or unliquidated
claims, on whom a, copy of this notice
is served must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against the decedent's estate,
including unmatured, contingent and
unliquidated claims, must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NO-
TICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
The date of first publication of this Notice
is April 17th, 2007.
Personal Representative:
Krisin K. Forest
15 Mayflower Court
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Attorney for Personal Representaive:
Brant and Baldwin
330 Federal Highway
Lake Park, FL 33403
: George W. Baldwin, Jr.
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Community Events


AARP driver's course offered
An AARP driver safety course will be held Saturday, May 5, and Sat-
urday, May 12, from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Okeechobee Christ-
ian Church, 3055 S.E. 18th Terrace. Both days must be attended to
complete the course. Tuition of $10 covers course material. Make
checks payable to AARP Driver Safety Program. AARP membership is
not a requirement. All seniors age 55 and over are invited. Consult your
auto insurance agent for your three-year discount upon completion of
the class. For information, call Mrs. D.J. Bryan at (863) 763-0351.

OSAC resource group to meet
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's community
resource committee will meet Monday, May 7, from 11:30 a.m. until
12:30 p.m. at 1600 S.W. Second Ave. This is a brown bag lunch meet-
ing and is open to the public. For information, call Val Marone at (863)
462-0040 or Keith Stripling at (863) 763-6064.

OSAC resource group to meet
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's community
resource committee will meet Monday, May 7, from 11:30 a.m. until
12:30 p.m. at 1600 S.W. Second Ave. This is a brown bag lunch meet-
ing and is open to the public. For information, call Val Marone at (863)
462-0040 or Keith Stripling at (863) 763-6064.

OSAC outreach panel to meet
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's community out-
reach/training committee will meet Monday, May 7, 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 plans monthly meeting
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's monthly meeting
will be Tuesday, May 8, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at the First
United Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second Ave. Everyone is welcome
and lunch will be served. For information, call Val Marone at (863) 462-
0040. There will also be an evening meeting on May 8 from 7 until 8
p.m. at the Central Elementary School Library, 610 S.W. Fifth Ave. for
anyone who cannot attend the afternoon meeting. All parents and PTO
members from all Okeechobee public and private schools are encour-
aged to attend.

Driver safety course offered
An AARP driver safety course will be held Tuesday, May 8, and
Wednesday, May 9, from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Okeechobee County
Extension office, 458 U.S. 98 N. Both days must be attended to com-
plete the course. Tuition of $10 covers course material. Make checks or
money orders payable to AARP Driver Safety Program. No cash please.
You do not have to be a member of AARP to attend these classes. For
information, call Nell Bostwick at (863) 763-4134.

Masonic Lodge sponsors clay shoot
The Okeechobee Masonic Lodge #237, in conjunction with Acacia
Lodge # 163 from Stuart, will hold their first sporting clay shoot at Quail
Creek Plantation on Saturday, May 12. Sponsorships are available. Call
Matt Buxton at (863) 357-9992 for applications and information. Pro-
ceeds from the event will go to the club's building fund.

Church to host Youth Day
First Missionary Baptist Church of Dean's Court, on the corner of
N.W. Ninth St. and Ninth Ave., will host its first Body and Soul Youth
Health Day on May 12, from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. Activities will include:
motivational speakers who will discuss a variety of subjects appropri-
ate for teens ages 13-17; a question and answer session; private coun-
seling will be available; a Spanish and deaf interpreter will be available;
and, a health fair. There is no charge for this event. Please RSVP to
Shirlean Graham at Martha's House (863) 763-2893 by April 30.

Bike rally benefits local charities
Splinter Productions will present an Okeechobee Memorial Day
Bike Rally on Saturday, May 26, and Sunday, May 27, at Okeechobee
Agri-Civic Center, 4200 S.R. 70 E. Gates open both days from 9 a.m.
until 9 p.m. Events include live music, food, drawings, bike show, con-
tests, vendors, poker runs and motorcycle events. Children 12 and
under are free. Tickets are $10 per person on Saturday and Sunday. A
full weekend pass is $15 per person. A percentage of the proceeds will
support Big Lake Missions, the Pregnancy Resource Center and More 2
Life Ministries. Vendors, bands, sponsors, parking attendants, cleaning
crews and security personnel are currently being sought. For informa-
tion call (863)-634-8980 or (863) 634-4151; log onto
www.splintpro.com; or by mail at Splinter Productions, P.O. Box 623,
Okeechobee, FL 34973.

Coalition offers summer program
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition will offer a free sum-
mer program, The Traveling Medicine Show: S.O.S. -- Students Offer-
ing Solutions performance troupe. Thirty youth between the ages of
12-18 will be trained to perform alcohol/drug prevention skits, write
skits and learn to give presentations. The program will run for six
weeks from July 6 through Aug. 10 and there are two sites from which
to choose: First Baptist Church and Douglas Park Community Center.
For information and an application, call Val Marone at (863) 462-0040.

SFWMD stages photo contest
The South Florida Water Management District's Okeechobee Ser-
vice Center is seeking Lake Okeechobee area photographs for the 2008
Lake Okeechobee calendar. Winning images will be published as the
featured monthly photos. Applications will be taken until July 31 and
entry forms and complete contest rules are .available at
www.sfwmd.gov/okee select Info & Education. This contest is open
to amateur photographers only. Individuals may submit up to three
photos. For information, call (863) 462-5260.

Realtors establish new scholarship fund
The Okeechobee County Board of Realtors will be offering a
scholarship in memory of the late Liz Weisser, a longtime local Real-
tor, to any student studying Real Estate. All scholarship donations
can be mailed to the Okeechobee County Board of Realtors Liz
Weisser Scholarship Fund, 326 N.W. Fifth St., Okeechobee, FL,
34972. Call Toni Doyle, association executive, at (863) 467-0004 for
information.
Classes offered to stop smoking
The Okeechobee Healthy Start Coalition will be offering smoking
cessation classes for pregnant women, women, or family members
living in the household with children 0-3 years old at Florida Com-
munity Health Centers, Inc., 1100 N. Parrott Ave. Call Leah Suarez at
(863) 763-1951, ext. 24, for class dates.
Senior Services offering assistance
Okeechobee Senior Services is currently taking applications for
the EHEAEP grant. You must be 60 and over to qualify for assistance
with electric bills and you must have a shut off notice. Call Kim at
(863) 462-5180 for the required documentation needed to apply.
Ladies FOE auxiliary forming


Treasure Island Fraternal Order of Eagles in now forming. Ladies
Auxiliary members are being sought to sign up as charter members.
The time and place for meetings will be announced. For information
call Bill at (863) 763-1187, or Diana at (863) 357-2009.

Reunion for OHS class of '98 planned
Any and all graduates from the Okeechobee High School class of
1998 are asked to please submit your contact information to
ohs98grads@yahoo.com. Include your maiden name if appropriate,
address, phone number, etc. We are in the process of planning our 10-
year reunion. More details will be published as they are available.

ORE offering special Christmas ornaments
Okeechobee Retired Educators (ORE) are offering their second lim-
ited edition Christmas 2007, 24 karat on brass, ornament including a
numbered certificate with historical information. Ornaments are $15
and proceeds fund the ORE scholarship. The 2007 ornament will be
the Southland Hotel. The 2006 ornament was the first brick school


1916. A limited quantity of the 2006 ornaments is available. Those who
purchased ornaments last year and would like the same ornament
numbers) and quantity please call one of the following members: Gay
Carlton at (863) 763-5755; Kay McCool at (863) 763-2829; Paulette
Whipple at (863) 467-2487; Marion Davis at (863) 763-3991; or, Regina
Hamrick at (863) 763-8865.

Martha's House in need of help
Martha's House Domestic Violence Shelter is in need of your help!
The screen porch at our shelter needs to be enclosed with windows.
We need a contractor, handyman or someone that could perform this
service and donate all or part of the supplies. We are also in need of
two new or gently used stoves. If you can help us out, we would be
very grateful. All donations are tax deductible. Contact Stephanie or
Kim at (863) 763-2893 or Stephanie at (863) 610-9192.

Free summer program offered
A Child's World Childcare and Preschool will be offering a free sum-
mer program for 4-year-old children. Space will be limited so register
early. To qualify for the program the following requirements must be
met: the child must have turned 4 by Sept. 1, 2006; the child could not
have participated in a VPK program during the school year; and, the
parent must obtain certificate of eligibility from the Early Learning
Coalition located at the One Stop Career Center. For information, call
Malissa at'(863) 763-5453.

Children's Ranch hosting yard sales
The yard sale at Real Life Children's Ranch, 7777 U.S. 441 S.E., is
now open every Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Please
bring us all your unwanted treasures. Tax receipts are available at the
office. For information, call Rosie at (863) 763-4242.

Help to pay electric bill available
The Salvation Army Okeechobee Service Unit is administering FPL's
Care to Share Program in Okeechobee County. The Care to Share pro-
gram is funded by Okeechobee's FPL customers and FPL corporate
funds. The program provides emergency assistance funds to cus-
tomers who are in a crisis situation and unable to pay their FPL electric
bill. There are rules and guidelines that must be met to quality. If you
are a FPL customer and need help call (863) 763-6020 to leave your
name and number. Your call will be returned and an interview will be
done over the phone to determine if you qualify. Interviews with your
local Salvation Army are by appointment only, no walk ins are accept-
ed.

Healthy Start can provide help
Are you pregnant? Have you been turned down for Medicaid?
Healthy Start may be able to help. For information, call Becky Smith at
(863) 462-5877.

Martha's House offers workshop
Martha's House will offer a workshop called Deafening Silence,
which deals with providing services to deaf and hard of hearing sur-
vivors of domestic violence. The date and time will be announced at a
later date according to community interest and response. Contact
Shirlean Graham at (863) 763-2893.

Healthy Start group seeks donations
The Healthy Start Coalition is accepting donations of baby items
such as furniture, shoes, clothing, maternity clothes, strollers and other
items for infants and toddlers. Proceeds from the sale of donated items
will be used to benefit infants and pregnant women in the community.
For information, call (863) 462-5877.

Discount cards aid youth activities
Communities in Schools and the Police Athletic League of Okee-
chobee have discount cards available. The cards are $10 and are good
for one year at selected businesses. Cards can be purchased at Car-
Quest, 300 N.W. Park St. For information, call (863) 462-5863. Proceeds
will go toward youth activities in our community.

Red Cross offers HIV/AIDS course
The American Red Cross-Okeechobee Branch offers a basic
HIV/AIDs instruction course that complies with Florida employment
requirements for individuals working in various vocations. This is a
self-study course that includes text work and the successful comple-
tion of a multiple choice written test. The cost of the course is $15. Call
the local Red Cross office at (863) 763-2488 for information.

Volunteers needed at skate park
Communities in Schools is in need of volunteers to help man the
skate park during concession hours. Hours are available any day of the
week. We will provide training and background screenings. For infor-
mation, contact Mike Davis, youth project director, at (863) 462-5863.

VNA offers flu vaccines
Flu vaccines are now available at Visiting Nurse Association, 208
S.E. Park St., Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until noon and from I
until 4 p.m. There is no charge with Medicare Part B; otherwise, the
cost is $30 for the flu vaccine and $45 for the pneumonia shot. For
information, call Anna or Debbie at (863) 357-2197.

Children's ranch plans yard sales
Real Life Children's Ranch, 7777 U.S. 441 S.E., will hold yard sales
on Thursday and Friday, every week from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. For infor-
mation, call (863) 763-4242.

Advocacy group seeking members
The Florida Local Advocacy Council in this area has openings for
membership. The members of the volunteer council protect and
advocate for a better quality of life for Floridians with unique needs.
Volunteers are appointed by the governor for a four-year term. Local
meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month in Fort Pierce.
Call Penina Popper at (800) 342-0825 for information; or, visit
www.floridasac.org.
YMS collecting printer cartridges
Yearling Middle School (YMS) is collecting empty printer and copy
toner cartridges. They are sent in for credits that go toward school sup-
plies to be used by all students. To donate empty printer or toner car-
tridges, they can be dropped off at YMS, 925 N.W. 23rd Lane, or at The
Stitchin' Post, 620 S. Parrott Ave. Or call 'lacy at (863) 462-5056, or
Linda at (863) 467-1484 for free pick up.
Childbirth education classes offered
The Okeechobee Healthy Start Coalition will hold childbirth educa-
tion classes at the Florida Community Health Center, 308 N.W Fifth
Ave. For information, call the Healthy Start office at (863) 462-5877.
Parent education classes offered
The Okeechobee County Healthy Start Coalition will be offering
parenting education classes for infants to age 3. All pregnant women
and parents are encouraged to attend. Each participant will receive a
gift. This adults-only parenting class consists of six, one-hour classes.
You must attend all six classes to get a certificate of completion. No
child care will be available. Call (863) 462-5877 for registration.
Center offers parenting classes


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

Blood donors are needed
Florida's Blood Centers is looking for blood donors in Okee-
chobee. The mobile unit will be at the Wal-Mart parking lot, 2101 S.
Parrott Ave., on the fourth Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. until 2
p.m. The month of August may be skipped. For information, call (863)
382-4499. All blood types are needed. There is no upper age limit, and
most medications and conditions are acceptable. Diabetes and blood
pressure donations can also be accepted. A picture ID is needed for all
donors.


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Kindergarten
CES Kindergarten students visit-
ed the Okeechobee County Library
and ate lunch at Captain D's. We
were amazed at all the resources
available at the library. Not only can
we check out books, but we can
also check out video tapes. We can
work on computers and go to the
Summer Reading Program. One
thing we really liked was all the dif-
ferent kinds of books we can check
out. There were some about
dinosaurs, children and some were
in Spanish too.
Captain D's was great. Some
had fish and others had chicken,
with French fries, hush puppies
and a drink. It was good. They also
gave us a bag with a pencil, a puz-
zle, and activity leaflet and a
coupon from Captain D's. They
were nice there and we want to go
again. Thank you everyone at Cap-
tain D's.
We also visited the Okeechobee
County Fire Department and went
to lunch at McDonald's. At the Fire
Station the firemen sleep, eat,
watch TV; work out, read and keep
all their equipment ready at all
times in case of a fire or other emer-
gency. They have about 5000 emer-
gency calls a year. Right now they
are having a lot of calls for brush
fires. We know we have to do our
part and be careful not to start fires.
As always, McDonald's was
great. We ate hamburgers, French
fries, drinks and an ice cream. We
wish Ronald McDonald could have
been there! We would like to thank
all those at McDonald's for all their
help and patience.
Next week we are going to the
Wooden Jungle. We will be there
all day and have a picnic for lunch.
We are also studying about
plant growth graphing, and differ-
ent types of animals. Finishing up
the BARE books is another activity
we are working on. We are very
proud of them and hope our fami-
lies and friends will come to see
and.enjoy them on our final Writing
Display Day on Thursday, April
26th.

Third Grade -
Ms. Enfinger
Third graders in Ms. Enfinger's
class are working on reports, maps,
flags, and geography in a project on
Puerto Rico. Several students have
families with relatives that live in
Puerto Rico. Ms. Enfinger's math
class has also been adding and sub-
tracting fractions then subtracting
from the whole. We are also writ-
ing about character like: responsi-
s ability, citizenship, respect and car-
ing.
Our students of the week were
and are: Caitlin Prevatt and Heaven
Peacock
Don't forget to read every night!
Mrs. Keith's class has been busy
reading for 100 Book Challenge.
Colton Butts, Brian Gorby, Bailey
Lewis, Madison Mayer, Madison
McAllister, Shelby Pearce, and April
Woodard have read for 25 hours
and earned 100 steps. Tyler Selph
and Mark Russelburg have read for
75 hours and earned 300 steps, and
Dylan McClanahan has read for 100
hours and earned 400 steps. Keep
up with that reading!
Student of the week luncheon
and multi-cultural day will be held
April 26th for these special stu-
dents!
Students of the week for April
have been: Makayla Root, Madison
McAllister, and Olivia Hartwell.

Mrs. Jennifer Lopez
We are getting ready for cultural
day and we are learning about
Puerto Rico. The children will per-
form a dance on this day.
The students of the week are
Rachel Williams, Amber Hood,
and Ariel Burgos.

Mrs. Amy Atwell
Congratulations to the Students
of the Week: Fred and Dean and
Makayla for reaching 100 steps. We
are preparing for Multi-cultural
Writing Display Day next week, we
are studying Puerto Rico. Don't for-


get to get lots of rest this weekend.
We are taking the last Kaplan test
on Monday and Tuesday. Have a
great week!
Miss Luchetta's third graders are
still working hard. We are reading
the story "I'm in Charge of Celebra-
tions". This story is written as a
poem using figurative language to
show events. The students will
even be reading and presenting a
poem to the class. In social studies
we are learning about deserts and
will soon be starting to research
about Puerto Rico. The students
will learn and make a display about
Puerto Rico for Multicultural Day
on April 26th. In science we just fin-
ished learning about forces. We are
beginning our study about rocks
and minerals now. In writing, we
are continuing our work on writing
complete essays that include and
introduction, 3 body paragraphs
and a conclusion. Students are
learning how to write about only
one topic in each paragraph. They
are continuing their practice on
writing complete sentences with
correct grammar. In math we just
finished up a chapter about adding
and subtracting fractions. This
chapter was easy for the students.
We also learned how to put frac-
tions into simplest form. We are
about to start our math chapter
about putting money amounts into
fractions and decimals. We are still
working very hard to learn our mul-
tiplication facts. Please study these
at home! Also, parents, please have
your child read their story for the
week out loud every night to help
improve their fluency and compre-
hension.

Fifth grade -
Mrs. Angelita Snyder
To all fifth grade base parents,
just a word of thanks for all your
support with the different activities
we have done this year. We have a
few big projects left so please make
sure your child is staying on task
and meeting the timelines. In class
we are working hard on our math,
science, social studies, and reading
as well as getting our Tropicana
Speeches completed and our Sci-
ence Fair Projects started. The final
board will be done in May. In Span-
ish we have been practicing our
conversational skills with our class-
mates. Soon we will be beginning
our BARE books. Students start
thinking of ideas to share. This year
has flown by and only seems to be
going faster as we move into each


week. Keep your heads up, you
have done an excellent job so far.
I'm very proud of all of you!
Mrs. Steiert is getting excited
about her students' Science Fair
Projects! They have come up with
some interesting topics this year.
Several of her students have
branched off into the mathematics
category this year. While some are
testing animal memory, perception
and thought processes. Mrs. Steiert
is expecting to be impressed with
her students' end results and proj-
ects in May.
Mrs. Steiert's class along with all
of fifth grade from Central recently
took a trip to the IRCC Planetarium
in Ft. Pierce. Her students came up
with a questioned they would like
to have answered on the trip. If the
question was not answered, the
students researched and found the
answer as well as illustrated their
topic with creative chalk drawings.
Mr. Bell who runs the Planetarium
commented before and after the
show that the students were excep-
-tionally well behaved and asked
excellent questions after the pro-
gram.
Mrs. Steiert's class is also read-
ing hard toward their goal of 3,000
Accelerated Reader points. They
only need to earn 450 more points
by the middle of May and lunch is
on Mrs. Steiert! Everyone in Mrs.
Steiert's class earned their Acceler-
ated Reader Goal the third nine
weeks and took a trip to Golden
Corral to celebrate! Mrs. Steiert is so
very proud of all her students.
In Miss M's class students have
been diligently working on their
Tropicana Speeches. Students have
truly enjoyed this experience, as
they have been able to write about
something that they really enjoy,
which they do not always get to
do!! Students are also working on
not only their reading but also their
science skills. They have been
working in new books that cover
reading skills such as comparison,
cause and effect, main idea and
details while enhancing their
understanding of science material
such as matter, forces and motion,
and scientific data. All this will
hopefully help them with their.sci-
ence experiments which will be
displayed at the next P.T.O meeting
on May, 23rd. Students are also
going to begin working on studying
"Down Under". Central is having
their annual Multicultural Day on
April 26th and Miss M's class will be
studying Australia. Did you know
that Australia does not have a


penny in its monetary system? Stu-
dents were absolutely amazed to
learn this! Students will also have
the opportunity to become an
author! Our class will be making a
compilation of our year together
and recording it into books so that
we can keep them and remember
all the fun we have had this year!
Our class just recently traveled
to Fort Pierce and visited the Indian
River Community College's Plane-
tarium. Students thought this trip
was magnificent and loved getting
to see our Solar System up close
and personal!
Fifth graders will be attending
Osceola Middle School will have an
orientation on April 30th, and will
be touring the school! Students
attending Yearling Middle School
will also have an orientation at a
later date! The most exciting field
trip yet to come, is our Indian River
Lagoon Boat Ride on May 16th.
Our students who complete the
D.A.R.E program offered through
the school will have their Gradua-
tion on May 18th! Students are
beginning to work hard on their
essays, skits, and posters!
Miss M's class is also working
hard to earn a year end goal of
1,250 AR points. If students achieve
this monumental goal, they will
have a fun day outside and students
earning their nine weeks goals will
have an opportunity to egg, pie, or
Jell-O their teacher! Students better
get to reading, so they can have this
fun
Our students of the week have
been Destiny Hughes, Rosa Najera,
and Daniel Nelson! This is the sec-
ond time for Rosa and Destiny to
achieve this wonderful distinction
in the class! Way to go girls, Miss M
is so proud of you! Daniel Nelson is
a new student in Miss M's class,
and he joined us from another
school in Florida. Daniel has been
working very hard to learn all the
material we have been working on
lately. We are so glad to have you in-
our class, Daniel!
Miss J's class just got back from
Dairy Queen on Tuesday, April 3,
2007, for those that had excellent
behavior for the third nine weeks.
On Tuesday, April 10, 2007, we will
be going to the IRCC Planetarium.
Coming up in science will be
preparing for science fair. Every
fifth grade student must complete a
Science Fair project. In math, we
will be working more with frac-
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Freshman students
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for their school

TALLAHASSEE The Depart-
ment of Education released the
2007 version of the electronic Per-
sonal Education Planner (ePEP),
available through FACTS.org,
Florida's online student advising
system. The new version includes
a listing of the Major Areas of
Interest (MAI) available at each
Florida high school and the corre-
sponding courses associated with
each MAI. In addition, the ePEP
now includes the new high
school graduation requirements
for students entering ninth grade
in 2007-2008.
"With the new ePEP, rising
ninth graders can plan courses
with an emphasis on an area they
would really like to explore," said
Education Commissioner Jeanine
Blomberg. "In today's competi-
tive world, it's more important
than ever for students to have
career and academic goals and to
plan their courses and track their
progress towards those goals."
Current eighth-grade students


can go to FACTS.org, locate the
high school they plan to attend
and review the MAIs that will be
available at their school. By corn-
pleting an ePEP, students can pre-
enroll in a MAI of their choice. To
officially enroll in a MAI, students
must check with the high school
they plan to attend or their school
district. Once enrolled, a student
may change his or her MAI the fol-
lowing year with no penalty.
The new ePEP with MAIs chal-
lenges students to become more
knowledgeable about their
options, to identify their interests
and to connect the relevance of
their high school studies to their
lives. Students can explore
careers and assess their interests
via the "Career Planning" links at
FACTS.org, then create an ePEP
that reflects those interests.
"We have found the ePEP to
be an invaluable tool," said Talla-
hassee's Lincoln High School
Guidance Director Teri Gimbel.
"Students can go online any time,
explore career choices, see their
grades and map out their courses.
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reach their goals."
Additionally, students can now
select one of four graduation
plans: (1) a college-preparatory
plan, which meets state university
admissions and Bright Futures
Academic and Medallion Scholar-
ship requirements; (2) a career-
preparatory plan, which will pre-
pare them for a career and meets
the requirements for a Bright
Futures Gold Seal Vocational
Scholarship; (3) a plan that covers
college and career preparation,
which prepares students for both
options; and (4) the standard high
school diploma plan, which
meets the high school graduation
requirements.
Current sixth-grade students
are also required to complete a
career and education course prior
to being promoted to the ninth
grade. The mandated course,
which includes completing an
ePEP, ensures that students will
explore their career options early
and outline their high school
courses according to their inter-
ests. The ePEP also allows middle
school students to select high
school courses while in middle
school in order to complete a


more rigorous college preparato-
ry plan and have greater flexibility
in high school.
"What I particularly like about
the ePEP is that it is hard for a stu-
dent to not take the right courses
for the plan they have selected. I
don't know how many times we
have heard from parents that
thought their child was on the
right path and then found out too
late that they had missed getting a
scholarship by one course or that
they hadn't taken a college prep
plan so they weren't eligible to get
into a university," said FACTS.org
Executive Director Connie
Graunke. "This system almost
makes it impossible to take the
wrong course. If students stick
with the courses for the plan they
selected, they'll be on target."
Since its launch in October
2005, more than 140,000 students
have created a high school course
plan using ePEP. By 2009, it is
expected that all entering fresh-
men will have an ePEP.
The ePEP empowers students
to be proactive in planning cours-
es for each year of high school,
based on the student's goals after
graduation, such as admission to
a four-year college, going to a


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two-year degree program at a
community college, attending a
career technical center, register-
ing for military service or entering
the workforce. Guidance coun-
selors view students' online plan-
ners and provide recommenda-
tions based on their plans.
Provided free to the public by


the Florida Department of Educa-
tion, these services help students
better prepare for postsecondary
education and the workforce in
ways that are likely to increase
their success and future earnings.
For information about the 2007
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Okeechobee News/Katrina Elsken
Big Lake Trail Riders host monthly show
Megan Mullin was one of the contestants in the barrel racing event at the April 21 Big Lake
Trail Riders Horse Show at the Okeechobee Cattlemen's Rodeo Arena. The club hosts
shows on the third Saturday of each month, starting at 4 p.m. Riders must be club mem-
bers. Registration applications are available before shows. Spectators are welcome and
are admitted free. (For more photos online, go to www.newszap.com.)


Club will
care for ferrets
The Okeechobee Ferret Club
and Rescue will take in unwant-
ed, abandoned and injured fer-
rets. Ferrets are also available for
adoption. Donations of scraps of


wood would be appreciated for
a cat shelter. For information call
(863) 763-4333.
Items needed
by wildlife center
Arnold's Wildlife Rehabilita-


tion Center, 14895 N.W. 30th Ter-
race, is seeking paper towels,
old large towels, blankets, old
kennels, gardening utensils,
bleach and laundry detergent.
Anyone wishing to donate any of
the above items is asked to call
(863) 763-4630.


Saturday, April 28
20% OFF ALL CRAFTSMAN LAWN & GARDEN EQUIPMENT
Savings off Regular price. Excludes Great Price items.
53999SALE
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Not shown: in red, 20-hp with 2 guage wheels, save $300, sale 1099.99 #28707
Craftsman 2-bin soft bagger, save $74, sale 295.99 #24891
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JENKINSTILE
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Hurricane Panels
Rollups & Accordions
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Tree Locators, Inc.
Plants & More
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-Morton Salts -Delivery
OVER 50 VARIETIES OF STONES & BOULDERS
WHOLESALE PRICING AVAILABLE
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FURNITURE COMPUTER SUPPLIES
LEGAL FORMS LAMINATING
OKEECHOBEE
OFFICE SUPPLY &
FURNITURE, INC.
114 S.W. 5TH Avenue
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Construction and Repair
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WeS Pailm Beach FL 33412
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Services, Inc.
We are your oldest
hometown insurance
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LAND SERVICES
* Light Land
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* Brush Removal
* Debris Removal
*Tree Trimming
* Stump Grinding
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Ceilings, TRAILER SKIRTS!
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l Tailor Shop

Ladies & Men's Alterations
and Repairs
M Three Generations
2303 S. Parrott Avenue
Suite L Okeechobee
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Like a good neighbor,
State Farm is there."
204 N.E. 3rd Avenue
OKEECHOBEE
(863) 763-5561
statefarm.com


Okeechobee
Livestock Market


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' 763-59959 ,
Service Repair Remodel
"Your Personal Plumber"
After Hours
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SAvailable
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863-467-2224




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Okeediobee, FL
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JONES
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All Makes & Models
Axles, Brakes, etc.,
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Improve your quality
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Home of Okeechobee's Only
OBSCENE Roast Beef Sandwichl
Daily Lunch Specials
All Beer On Ice
Smoker's Patio Now Open
* World Famous Broasted Chicken
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Overgrown Lots Mowed
Fields & Subdivision Lots
Fill Dirt & Shell Grading
Tree Trimming & Removal
Absentee Owner Mowing
152 SE 60th Ave. Okeechobee
(863) 763-8306
Jerry Karns (cell! 634-1223)
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The following movies are now
showing at the Brahman Theatres
Ill.
Movie times for Friday, April 20,
through Thursday, April 26, are as
follows:
Theatre 1 -"300" (R) Show-
times: Friday at 7 and 9 p.m. Satur-
day and Sunday at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9
p.m. Monday at 3 and 7 p.m. Tues-
day, Wednesday and Thursday at 2,
4:15,7 and9 p.m.
Theatre II "Disturbia" (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 "Are We Done
Yet"(PG) Showtimes: Friday at 7
and 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at
2, 4:15, 7 and 9 p.m. Monday at 3
and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9
p.m.
Tickets are $5.50 for adults; chil-
dren 12 and under are $4.50; senior
citizens are $4.50 for all movies;
and, matinees are $4.
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Car Pool 110
Share a ride 115
Card of Thanks 120
In Memorial 125
Found 130
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Give Away 140
Garage. -Yard Sale 145
Personals 150
Special Notices 155
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Hill Cemetery in Frostproof,
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separately. 863-635-5002
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Golden Corral or Los Cocas.
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@ LaBelle Middle School,
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Start a new career in the much needed field of
nursing as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Complete the
Hospitality Assistant course/ training at Okeechobee
Healthcare Facility and become a CNA in 4 weeks. Next
class begins soon. Instructor RN /experienced teacher has
a very high CNA exam passing rate, Qualified CNAs are
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PIT BULLS (2) Males, 1 Solid
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female. Free to good home.
863-634-6948 Iv. msg.
GERBILS: 3, 6 mo. old babies.
Cute. All black. Free to
homes. (863)261-1153
KITTENS, 3 oranie females &
1 black male, weeks old.
To good homes.
(863)675-7963
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(863)634-5796
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large dogs, 8 weeks old, to
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Medical Company.
Delivery of Oxygen,
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education. Will train.
Interested candidates
please fax resumes to
863-763-5191
or call Angel at
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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT
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Must be able to operate
various types of mechanized
equipment. This position
requires a valid State of
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cial Driver's License with an
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SALARY:
$772.50 Bi-Weekly
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call the People First Service,
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1-877-562-7287.
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mitted no later than Wednes-
day, April 25, 2007. The
Florida Department of Trans-
-portation is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer and Drug -
Free Workplace. new em-
ployees must sign and con-
sent to required testing.
Refusal voids any job offer.
Females and minorities are
encouraged to apply.



HIRING COOKS
up to $15.00 /hr.
Immediate openings
&
SERVERS
(AM/PM SHIFT)
For Busy Restaurant
Apply Within
1111 SParrotAve.
DFWP

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LEGAL SECRETARY
PARALEGAL
Position available immediately
for busy Okeechobee Law Firm
Experience required. Email:
okeeparalegal@hotmail.com

Lykes Bros. Inc.
Ranch Division has an
immediate opening for
the following position:
RANCH HANDS
Must have own tack and
saddle, experience helpful.
Applications accepted
Monday Friday,
8am to 3:30pm
106 SW County Road 721
Okeechobee,FL
AA/EOE/M/F/D/V
Drug Free Workplace


Notice: Post Office Positions
Now Available. Avg. Pay
$20/hour or $57K annually
including Federal Benefits
and OT. Get your exam guide
now. (800)709-9754
EXT5799USWA Fee Req.
RECEPTIONIST: Excellent
communication skills a must,
ability to speak Spanish a plus.
Benefits avail. Apply in person
between 9am-3pm @ Adron
Fence 2762 NW 4th St.,Okee.
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$.43/mile! Excellent Miles!
Home weekends and during
the week! New Equipment!
Blue Cross/Blue Shield! Den-
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PRESS (800)441-4953
www.heartlandexpress.com.

Mfibert
& GOLF CARS
has a new position
available for a
Service Technician.
Having experience
with small engine
repair a plus.
Full benefits: 401K
Health Insurance
and paid holidays
Drug Free Workplace
Apply in Person
No phone calls, please
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With billing &
coordinator exp.
for Nurse
Registry. Please
fax resume to
863-467-4087
No phone calls
please.
MENTAL HEALTH
THERAPIST
For Okeechobee County
to work w/children &
adolescents for In-home,
school based & office. M-F.
Masters degree required.
Fax resume to 863-763-9898
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Busy construction company
has immediate full time
opening for an
Administrative Assistant.
Duties to include:
* accounts receivable
* invoicing
* submitting permit packages
Drafting a plus, must have
computer skills. Competitive
pay and health insurance.
Call 863-763-9119 or
fax 863-763-9900.


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Ernest Lancaster (863) 634-2044


Ron's Pressure Washing
& Minor repairs
Roof coating, Repairto
Mobile Homes & more.
No job to big or small. Free
estimates. 863-261-1565
Lic. # 2349 & # 5698



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Elliott'sQuik Foto
419 W.S. Park
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JACK'S TOP SOIL
Fill Dirt/Shell Rock
& Bob Cat work,
Call 863-467-4734


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 & 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





A/C UNIT- 2.5 ton, Brand new.
$1500. (863)517-2106


AC UNITS (3) Frigidaire,
(2) 5K BTU & (1) 10K BTU.
All like brand new! $275 for
all, will sep. (863)946-1284


CHEST FREEZER: Sears, 5 cu-
bic ft. Asking $75 or best of-
fer. (863)885-1026
DISHWASHER, Kenmore:
Works well. $75
(863)946-3822
MINI REFRIGERATOR: Like
new. $50.863-467-7721
RANGE, GE: Electric, White,
Like new. $150.
(863)612-5676
REFRIGERATOR, Kenmore,
side by side, 22 cu. ft., ice
maker, works well. $250
(863)946-3822
WASHER/DRYER, Sears HE,
electric, white, front loaders,
2 yrs. old, like new, $600.
(863)763-8338



YARD SHED: 8x12, Wooden,
$500. (863)801-9266


FOLDING BIKE: New tires &
tubes. Exc cond. $55 or best
offer. 863-675-2596 or cell
863-234-9691.
MEN'S BIKE: 26". $20.
863-946-3622



SHED, 12x24 w/siding. Wired
for electric. Good condition.
$2000. or best offer.
(863)228-7230 LaBelle
STEEL BUILDINGS FACTORY
Sale- As low as
'.3 :' ;qujrf foot. Straight
Wall Commercial Grade.
2,400 to 100,000 square
feet. Garages, Shops, Strip
Malls, Warehouses, Mini-
Storages, etc. Factory Erec-
tion Available.
(800)720-6857.



GALVANIZED RIDGED ROLLS,
2), 20"x50' & 18"x50'. $40
or both. (863)763-5762
GUTTER, Extruded, aluminum,
3x4, 2 pieces, 23'2" & 227",
for patio, good shape. $65
(863)467-0007
HEADER, Alum., self mating,
2x6, 52ft., used, good
shape, for patios. $100 firm.
(863)467-0007
METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$
buy direct from manufactur-
er. 20 colors in stock with all
accessories. Quick turn
around! Delivery Available..
35 2)498-0778 Toll free
888)393-0335 code 24.
www. GulfCoastSupply com.
PATIO DECK: 12x34, Only 1
year old. $500.
(863)801-9266
PLYWOOD (50 sheets): $300
(561)762-4620 Jupiter area

Shutters &
Gutters, Inc.
Professional
Installation qfj'Sorm
Shutters & Seamless
Rain Gutters
Licensed & Insured

863.763.5650
1551 N.W. 24th Drive
Okeechobee
License #765


BABY ITEMS, Portable swing,
bouncer, playpen, exersau-
cer & much more. $200/all,
will sep. (863)673-2726


LADIES DRESSES (4): Size 24
(3). Size 22 (1), red, never
worn, tags still on. $65 for
all. 863-763-3982 (b4 noon)


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information sheet at the Circulation office
107 S.W. 17th St., Suite D, Okeechobee, FL.


PROM GOWN- beautiful, black
& white, floor length, size 3
petite, $50 (863)467-0139
WEDDING DRESS- Size 14,
white w/silver beading. $250
or best offer (863)634-6601
WEDDING DRESS, Size 6,
Strapless, Organza Silk
w/pearls & sequins. $500.
(863)697-1486


GOLD PIECE, 1904P $20
VF/XF, $1000. or best offer.
(863)234-3470


COCA COLA ICE BOX: Free
standing, 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
neg. (863)467-0627
MITCHELL MOUSER: 8mm,
bolt action rifle, all matching
numbers. Great for collec-
tors! $550.863-467-1958



ALL IN ONE PRINTER, Fax,
scanner, etc. Exc. cond. Lex-
mark. $50 or best offer.
(863)983-2241 after 6pm
DELL COMPUTER SYS: Pen-
tium 4, XP Pro, monitor, key-
board, mouse & speakers.
$249. (863)517-2782 Tony
DELL LAPTOP- IBM Think
Pad, CD & DVD Rom. Wire-
less card. $200. or best of-
fer. (863)634-7598
LAPTOP, Fast, Win XP, wire-
less card, power adapter,
etc., for school or business.
$325 (863)674-0212
SCHOOL COMPUTER, Com-
plete system, educational &
games. $99 (863)843-0158



COMFORTER & BED SKIRT-
Queen size, Reversible.
Green pin stripes/Green
plaid. $15. (863)467-8681



FIREPLACE- Brand new. $200
or best offer. (863)763-6747


ANTIQUE HUTCH: Beautiful,
mission style. No glass
doors but top shelves for
plates. $175. 863-824-0945
BAR & STOOLS (6): Butcher
block top & white cabinets
underneath. $125 for all.
863-634-4540
BED FRAME: Metal, universal,
double to California King.
$50. 863-634-7905
BED: King size, excellent con-
dition. $300 or best offer.
863-675-1410
BRASS BED, Full size, from
60's. $400 (863)763-6507
CHINA CABINET, Drexel, large,
medium wood, asking $250
will consider trade.
(561)793-9463 lv. msg.
COUCH & CHAIR: Leather,
cream colored. $100.
863-763-5876
CURIO CABINET- wooded, an-
tique, $100 or best offer
(863)675-1410
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER,
White washed, fits 27" tv,
with glass & wood doors.
$60 (863)467-6548
MATTRESS & BOXSPRING,
queen & king, brand new,
still In plastic, $189.
(561)351-9085
OKEE MOVING SALE: LR, Ent
Ctr, DR, BR, access., TV's
VCR's, DVD's, $25-$700 per
item (270)617-1556
PARSONS CHAIRS- 2, Con-
temporary. Florida colors
Aqua, Pink & Cream Exc,
cond. $50. (863)467-8681


Noah's
North Carolina
Furniture Outlet
BRING THIS
AD IN & GET
10% OFF ANY
IN-STOCK
ITEM!
LOCALLY OWNED &
OPERATED
107 SW 17th St., Ste B
Okeechobee, FL
Mobile: (863) 634-3049
Open 7 Days a Week

NEW
FURNITURE
FOR LESS !
Lamps $17, 100-Barstools
$39up, 50-Desks $97up, 3 Pc
Dropleaf dinette $197,
50-table and 4 chairs $397up,
200-Recliners $297up,
50-2 Pc Sofa & Loveseat sets
$687up, 50-TV Ent. Centers
$167up, 2 Pc Queen Bed Set
$297up, 50-4PC bedroom sets
$387up, 3Pc Livingroom
tables $97up,
100-Headboards $79up.
HIGHPOINT
FURNITURE
OUTLET STORE
2346 U.S. 27 North
Sebring FL
Next to Lowes & across
from Home Depot

SOFA SLEEPER- Queen size.
Approx. 6'. Fair condition.
$100 or best offer.
(863)983-2241
VANITY SET, Vanity, stool &
mirror. Excellent condition.
$50 (863)983-7011



GOLF SETS (2): $55 for both
or will sell separately. Call
863-946-3622


PELLET RIFLE- Benjamin
Sheridan, High power, Like
new. $80. (772)461-8822
RIFLE: All original AK47. Call
for details. $700
(863)467-1958
SHOTGUN- 870 30" barrel 3"
Magnum 12 gauge pump.
$400. Firm. (863)674-9964



HEALTH FOOD
NATURE'S PANTRY
417 W.S. Park
Call 863-467-1243
HEALTH RIDER: Total Body
Aerobic Fitness. New condi-
tion, asking $150.
(863)983-4940
MOBILE ELECTRIC CHAIR,
walker, wheelchair, new & 2
potty chairs, $400 will sell
sep. (863)467-9892



MICROWAVE OVEN: Kenmore.
$25. 863-634-4540
MICROWAVE OVEN: Tappan,
1100 watts, with turn table,
like new condition. $35.
863-763-6069


NECKLACE & BRACELET- Tif-
fany Toggle Hart Tag, with
gift bag pouches & boxes.
300. Firm. (772)461-8822


HAMPTON BAY CEILING FANS
(2), 1 with lights, 5 blades,
gold w/wood blades. $50
neg. (863)467-6548


PATIO FURNITURE, brand
new, firepit with tables, 4
chairs, all covers incl., $350.
(863)467-7017


ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR:
$100. 863-447-3409



ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR: Med-
ics, "Cadillac. of wheelchairs!"
Immaculate, used very little on
carpet only. Paid $5000, asking
only $1000. 863-357-5988
MOBILITY LIFT, Trustlift Ram,
550 lbs max capacity,
$3860 new, asking $1850
(863)467-0755
POWER CHAIR, Pride Jazzy
#1113 w/joystick. Exc. cond.
Small turn radius. New $5800,
Now $1600 (863)763-6907
WHEELCHAIR LIFT, Hamar
AL030 Power Tote, for fold-
ing manual wheel chair.
$350 (863)467-0755


AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train
for high paying Aviation
Maintenance Career. FAA ap-
proved program. Financial
aid if qualified Job place-
ment assistance. CALL Avia-
tion Institute of Maintenance
(888)349-5387.
ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE
from home. Medical, busi-
ness, paralegal, computers
criminal justice. Job place-
ment assistance. Financial
aid and computer provided if
qualified. Call
(866)858-2121 www.Onli-
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from home. Medical, busi-
ness, paralegal, computers
criminal justice. Job place-
ment assistance. Financial
aid and computer provided if
qualified. Call
(866)858-2121 www.Onli-
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BOUNCE HOUSE / SLIDE
COMBO: 15x15, Great condi-
tion. $2500 (863)228-2440
or (863)675-1113 LaBelle
DIVORCE$275-$350*COVERS
children, etc. Only one signa-
ture required! *Excludes
govt. fees! Call weekdays
(800)462-2000, ext.600.
(8am-6pm) Alta Divorce,
LLC. Established 1977.
TRIM A BRAKE II- Van Mark
T850, 8/2'. Facia & sheet
metal brake. Used very little.
$350. (863)763-5373
WANTED: 10 HOMES To
Show Off Our New Lifetime
Exterior Paint. Call Now to
see if your home qualifies.
800)961 -8547 .
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CUSTOM BUILT GUITAR
CABINET: 77"T x 42"W, 2
solid doors & shelf, $350 or
best offer(561 )633-1371
DRUMS, Ludwig, professional,
5 piece, 5 symbols, double
base pedal, steel driven.
$2400 neg. (863)697-6132
ORGAN, Hammond, lots of
features. You haul. $100
(863)675-1116
PIANO, Kimball, marvelous
sound, excellent condition,
walnut color, $875
(863)599-0774
PIANO, Spinet, Winter & Co.
with bench, $400 or best of-
fer. (863)467-2746



EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE TA-
BLE: Oak mica w/4 quality
chairs. $200. Call Mon Fri,
9am-3pm. (863)467-1717


BULLDOG/REDNOSE MIX-
Mother & pups. If interested
pups will be ready in 4 wks.
(863)202-6816 Clewiston
FISH- 10", Algae eating Ple-
costomus-Great help in keep-
ing your Irg. aquadum or pond
clean. $25. (863)763-1997
FISH TANK, 10 gallon, com-
plete w/filter & pump. $30
(863)763-8792


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GERM SHEPHERD PUPS-
asking $300, ready to go
(863)675-2781
GOLDEN RETRIEVER, female,
14 wks old, all shots, $300.
(863)634-3758
MINI DACHSHUND- Male, red,
Reg, w/cage, toys and ac-
cessories, asking $600 or
best offer(863)673-3076
PIT BULL PUPPIES, 3 mos
old, 2 males. $175 each.
(863)673-2314
RED BONE COON HOUND
PUPS, UKC, Purple ribbon
bred, Health cert. included.
$400 each. (863)467-4149
RING NECK DOVES, (4), nor-
mal color, $30 for all.
(863)675-2541
SHIH TZU, Male, Adorable, 13
mo. old, Reg. intact, Moving,
must sell. $250. Firm.
(863)673-6829
SHIH TZU PUPPIES: Now tak-
ing deposits. Black & White.
1st shots & wormed. $350.
(863)467-3051/697-8256
YORKIES, For Sale. 4 males.
Will be ready May 5. $500.
(863)467-4337



HOT TUB: As is, you haul.
$300. 863-673-1981
HOT TUB: Seats 5-6 people,
needs heating element $250
or best offer. 863-228-7230



SEWING MACHINE- Mont-
gomery Ward, with accesso-
ries and solid wood cabinet
$225 (863)233-0114


KNEEBOARD: Hydro Slide
Revolution. $50.
(863)675-2136



SUBWOOFER ENCLOSURE,
15", $100 (863)634-6476


DIRECT TV-(5) receiver, $50
for all (863)801-4635


CHAINSAW, on extendable
pole, $60.,(863)357-6930
CRAFTSMAN 25HP 48" deck,
used twice, 2005 model,
$1500. Call 239-540-8078.
LADDER: Louisville, 28 foot,
aluminum. $80.
863-467-5299
PAINT SPRAYER, Airless, HD,
Comm., Elec., On wheels
whose & gun. Works per-
fect. $400. (863)357-1784
PORTABLE AIR COMPRES-
SORS (2) 1- 3hp vertical
tank, 1- 2hp 20 gal tank,
$370 or sep (561)676-0427
WELDER, Lincoln Electric
175, Tig Welder. Like new
used only 3 hrs. Pd. $1700,
Sell = $1000 863-634-9645



KIRBY G4, 80th Anniversary
Edition, with some attach-
ments, $400.
(863)675-8760


ADULT DVD's (10): New, only
opened to test. $65 or best
offer. Call (863)634-3783
VCR MOVIES, war, horror, ac-
tion & comedy, $250 will sell
separately. (863)465-9470
VIDEO TAPES (10 pack): So-
ny, Hi-8, 8mm, digital, new,
still in box. $75 for all.
863-467-0987


LICENSE PLATES- Okeecho-
bee Co., must be a 1957
plate w/the 57 prefix in good
condition, followed by the
number 57, 270, 283 or
1957. I Will pay $250 for one
of the listed tags. Call Dale
collect at at (941)795-5701
PAYING BEST PRICES
SCRAP GOLD, SILVER &
UNWANTED JEWELRY
ELLIOTT'S PAWN
419 W.S. Park
Call 863-763-5553


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 B45
Lawn & Garden 850
Livestock 855
Poultry/Supplies B60
Seeds/Plants/
Flowers 865


DUMP TRUCK 1974 Interna-
tional. Excellent motor.
Rough body. Runs & Dumps
good. $500. (863)763-4982


ARABIAN CRACKER GELD-
ING: 15 years old. $1000.
863-610-0732
MARE: 12 yrs old, western,
$850 or best offer.
863-675-2215 Labelle
QUARTER HORSE, Mare, 4 yrs
old, great disposition. Comes
w/companion (sheep).
$2000. (561)798-3674
SADDLE, Good condition,
brown leather, $125
(863)599-0774


DIESEL TRACTOR: 180 Mas-
sey Ferguson. $2500.
863-634-7706
GARDEN TRACTOR: Sears,
with mower deck. Old &
need carb work. Many old
parts. $100. 863-763-1182
RIDING MOWER- '01, John
Deere SX-85. 13 hp, 30" cut,
Looks & runs great. $400.
Call Joe (863)697-9884
RIDING MOWER- Roper Rally,
runs excellent, asking $250
(863)763-3451
RIDING MOWER: Snapper,
Rear Engine, 30" cut, $450
863-675-4882
SCREENHOUSE, 10x10, good
condition, $100.
(863)467-7017
SMOKER GRILL- on trailer,
asking $2000
(863)697-6222
Z-TURN MOWER- Cub Cadet,
only 9 mos old, asking
$3000 (863)697-6222


Rentals




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



OAK LAKE VILLAS Remod-
eled, 2 BR, 2 BA, $950./mo
+ 1st, last & $800 Sec.
Dep. Call 863-634-3313
OKEECHOBEE, 2 BR, 2 BA, in
city limits. Very clean. $800.
mo. + 1st., last & sec. dep. of
$300. 863-634-3572



OKEECHOBEE, 2br/1.5ba,
$850/mo. $2550 moves you
,in, includes 1st & 2 mos.
sec. (863)634-7722


3BR/2BA Foreclosurel
$30,000! Only $238/Mo! 5%
down 20 years @ 8% APR.
Buy 6/BR $215/Mo! For list-
ings (800)366-9783 Ext
5798.
BASSWOOD- Brand New
3/2/2, $1350/mo, 1st, & sec
Dep. (772)216-4873
BHR- 3br, 2ba, Furnished
$1000. mo. + $500. Sec.
dep. 863-447-0850 or
863-634-1606
DOUGLAS PARK, (4) individu-
al houses for rent, 4/1,
$725 mo. + $425 sec. dep.
Call about move in special
813-766-7540.
HUD HOMES 4BR/2BA
$199/mo! Stop Renting! 5%
dw, 20 yrs @ 8% APR.
5BR/3BA Foreclosure!
$317/mol For Listing
(800)366-9783 Ext 5853.
IN OKEECHOBEE CITY: 4 Br.,
2 Ba., $1200 mo. + 1st, last,
sec. dep. & refs. Call for more
info. Call Barry 772-216-1461
OKEE., 3br, 1ba, Carport,
Yard, W/D, Partly Furnished
$1200. mo +Sec. 1008 SW
2nd Ave. (954)658-0108
OKEECHOBEE, 3br, 2ba, with
garage,(863)467-2541
OKEECHOBEE: 4/3, on Taylor
Creek, large dock.
$2200/mo. 1st & sec. Avail
May 15th. (561)767-6112
OKEECHOBEE- New 3br, 2ba,
in Basswood, $1100/mo.
(772)873-2784
SPRING SPECIAL
Waterfront, Clean & Quite,
Okeechobee Nicest. From
$750. mo. (772)215-0010
TOWN- 2br/2ba, W/D, porch,
lawn serve. Pets considered.
Non smkg. envi. $800. mo.
+ Sec. (941)504-3954



OFFICE SPACE
in Okeechobee Courthouse
area, Approx900 sq ft.
Call (863)357-8303
OFFICE SPACE- large space
for lease. Taylor Creek Build-
ing.(863)447-0416






Business Places -
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property Sale 1010
Condos/
Townhouses Salel05
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025


Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection1060
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Saoloe 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080




Ice Cream & Pizza Outlet
in Okeechobee Flea Market,
Sat. & Sun. only, Nets
$20,000. Asking 18,500.
(772)461-5544


4BR/2BA Foreclosure!
$20,000! 3BR/2BA $14,900!
More Homes Available now
from $10,0001 For listings
(800)366-9783 Ext 5796.
A 5/BR HUDI $39,900! Only
$317/Mo! Won't Last! 5%
down 20 years @ 8% APR.
For listings call
(800)366-9783 Ext 5760.
BRAND NEW- 3br/2ba, Unique
Cracker style, 1724 total sq
ft, Ig front porch, Fla Rm,
Laundry, tiled, $1200/mo. 1
yr. all rent pd to be used to-
wards down pymt. Reducing
price to $179,100.
3375 NW 40th Dr. Basswood.
cpbirdle@adelphia.net
BUY NOW! Brand new CBS
4 Bdrm., 2 Ba., 3698 NW 7th
St., $995 mo. $145,000.
(863)484-0809
OAK LAKE, 2br/2ba Apt. New
wood patio fence. 2 story.
Alum. roof. Carpet & tile.
$79,000.863-697-2462
PALM HARBOR HOMES Certi-
fied Modular & Mobile Home
Specialists. Call for FREE
Color Brochures
(800)622-2832.


AUCTION 2,711+/- Acres Di-
vided. Sat., May 5, 11:00
a.m. Atkinson County, GA .
Here is the perfect recrea-
tional property for the seri-
ous hunter or serious land
investor. This unique proper-
ty sells divided into 3 tracts
from 634+/- to 945+/-
acres. 2,630 acres in Wet-
land Reserve Conservation
Program, extraordinary hunt-
ing and fishing. There is 81
acres not in conservation
program, perfect for cabin or
lodge. Pay 20% down, 10%
buyers premium. Call for in-
formation (800)479-1763.
GAL#2034. Auction con-
ducted by John Dixon & As-
s o c i a t e s
www.johndixon.com.
IN THE AREA OF BASINGER &
Kissimmee River State Park
85 ac. +/- on paved road.
Deep well, new pump &
electric. Formerly a Citrus
Grove. Suitable for Farming,
Ranching or Equestrian Site.
dickansavy hotmail.com or
(561)951-3544
*LAND AUCTION* 200 Props
Must be Sold! Low Down /
E-Z Financing. Free Catalog
S866)554-3852 www.LAND-
UCTION.com NRLL
East:AB2509, IBul-
ziuk:AU3448, John-
s t o n : AU 3 4"4 9 ,
Mauk:AU3447.
Lee County, GA
212 acres, great location,
good neighbors, excellent
huntin/homesite tract,
3/4 mile road frontage,
$3100 per acre. Call
(407)383-3153.
So. Central FL Private Gated
Lakefront Community was
$179,900 NOW $79,900 1
to 3 acre lake access. Owner
must sell. Call
(888)320-8399 x1242.



AAHI Cool Mountain Breezes!
Murphy, North Carolina Af-
fordable Land, Homes,
Mountain Cabins, on Lakes,
Mountains & Streams. IFREE
BROCHURE (877)837-2288
Exit Realty Mountain View
Properties www.exitmur-
phy.com.
ADIRONDACK- TUG HILL
LAKES 30 AC Borders ADK
Lake- $169 900 10 AC- Tug
Hill Lake- $69,900 88 AC-
Wildlife Pond/ Trout Stream -
$159,900 25 AC- Lakefront
Central NY- $129,900 Com-
ing Soon- Largest Adiron-
dack River lots w/waterfalls.
Call Christmas & Associates
(800)229-7843 www.land-
andcamps.com.
BEAUTIFUL N. CAROLINA.
ESCAPE TO BEAUTIFUL
WESTERN NC MOUNTAINS
FREE Color Brochure & In-
formation MOUNTAIN PROP-
ERTIES with Spectacular
views, Homes, Cabins,
Creeks, & Investment
acreage. CHEROKEE MOUN-
TAIN GMAC REAL ESTATE...
cherokeemountainrealty.com
Call for free brochure
(800)841-5868.
Coastal GA. 57.92 acres
$199,900! GA/ FL border.
Mature pines, abundant wild-
life. Only an hour from Jack-
sonville, FLI CALL NOW
(904)206-5100 x 1195.
Coastal Georgia New, Pre-
construction Golf Commu-
nity. Large lots & condos w/
deepwater, marsh, golt, na-
ture views. Gated, Golf, Fit-
ness Center, Tennis, Trails,
Docks. $70k's- $300k.
(877)266-7376. www.coop-
erspoint.com.
COLORADO RANCH SALE 35
AC- $36,900 Easy Access,
sunset views. All utilities,
surveyed. Financing
available. Call owner today!
(866)696-5263 x 2595.
GA/ FL Border Huge Savings!l
23.55 AC, only $99,,900
(was $124,900) Coastal re-
gion. Wooded, loaded w/
wildlife. Easy drive to St. Si-
mons Island! Subdivision po-
tential! CALL NOW


(800)898-4409 X 1178.
Got North GA Mountain Fe-
ver? We Have The Cure...
We can Help You Find The
Perfect Place Here. Sales
and Rentals. Toccoa Wilder-
ness Realty & Cabin Rental,
LLC. www.ToccoaWilder-
nessRealtyandCabinRen-
tal.com (706)632-2606 OR
(706)435-8735 North-
Georgia4Sale@tds.net.
JUST $195.22/ MONTH* 1 +
acres with FREE Boat Slips!
Nicely wooded lake access
property in brand new pre-
mier development on spec-
tacular 160,000 acre
recreational lake! Prime wa-
terfronts available. Call
(800)704-3154, x 1113.
rice $34,900, *20% down,
balance financed 30 years,
7.5% fixed, OAC


S nerrl tintnger, Manager www.gmiert-gyuicars.cuu
863 763-6434
315 S. Parrott Avenue- Okeechobee, FL 34974


LAKE PROPERTIES Lakefront
and lake view homes And
parcels on pristine 34,000
acre Norris Lake in E. Ten-
nessee Call Lakeside Realty
(888)291-5253 Or visit
www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.
Land for Sale by Owner.
South East Georgia. Private
Financing. No Credit Check.
Starting $198.00 monthly.
(912)278-7108 www.black-
waterreserve.com.
NC: Best buy in mountains!
Owner financing, two acres
with spectacular view, paved
road, restricted, Bryson City.
$45,000, $9,000 down. Call
owner! (800)273-6213.
www.wildcatknob.com.
NC Gated Lakefront Commu-
nity. Pleasantly mild climate
1.5 acres, 90 miles of shore-
line. Never offered before
with 20% pre-development
discounts, 90% financing.
Call (800)709-5253.
North Georgia Mountain
Properties. For your free
guide call (877)635-6461 or
to see entire book, visit
www.ngmrealestate-
guide.comrn and click on front
page picture.
VIRGINIA MOUNTAIN CABIN
New 3 BR log cabin with loft
on 5 acre mountaintop over-
looking great big trout
stream near New River State
Park and Galax, must sell
$299,500 owner
(866)789-8535.


Mobile Homes



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




AXLES (5) & WHEELS (10),
From 14x70 FEMA 2005
trailer, $200 this week.
(941)575-7618



BUCKHEAD RIDGE DBL WIDE
2 BR 2BA No pets, yearly
lease, $650/mo + $1000 sec.
deposit. 863-763-4031
DOUBLEWIDE: 3br, 2ba, sits
on 5 acres, well fenced.
$1100/mth. $1900 sec dep.
954-261-1268
OKEECHOBEE, lbr/lba, in RV
Park, living room, kitchen,
Florida room, furnished. Pool
& laundry avail. Adult, gated
comm. Non smkg env, no
pets. $800/mo. & electric.
$200 non refundable deposit.
Ref's required. (863)467-0455
OKEECHOBEE: New 2br/2ba
on private lot, on water,
$1000/mo. 1st & sec. Avail
05/01. Call (561)767-6112



MOBILE HOME: For Sale By
Owner. 3br/2ba, kitchen appis
incl'd, 28 x 48. 863-234-9617
days or 863-675-3827 nights.
PARK MODEL, COUNTRY
CHARM '00, Exc. condition.
$8000 (863)467-7563 after
5:30 or leave message.
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

Recreation



Boats 3005
Campers/RVs 3010
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles 3030
Sport Vehicles. ATVs 3035



ANGLER '82, 21ft, walk
around cuddy, 140hp John-
son, nice boat. Asking
$5,300(561)670-3636
APACHE '93, 17', fiberglass,
center console, 115hp Evin-
rude outboard, tilt trailer.
$2500 (863)467-4149
AQUA SPORT 1998, 16 Ft, 90
hp. Johnson, Top, Trolling
Motor, Live Well w/trailer.
$5000 Firm. (863)673-1606
BOAT: 17.6 ft, center console,
115 Mariner, T-top, Trailer,
Good condition. $2000.
(863)228-2622
BOAT, 41" Wide & 109" Long
$30.(863)675-8760
CANOE- aluminum, 14ft, Syl-
van, with flat back and all ac-
cessories. $300
(863)763-2076
GHEENOE: 15'4", new seats &
trolling motor, trailer, 5hp
Nissan 4 stroke outboard.
$1900 neg. 863-697-9704


MERCURY 150, V6 POWER-
HEAD, good midsection,
w/hydraulics, $250.
(863)674-0375
New Canvas Room for pon-
toon with rollup windows &
screens, $500 or best offer.
(863)357-1784


PONTOON BOAT- '04, Sun-
tracker Party Cruiser. Less
than 100 hrs. Merc 90
pwr/trim eng. Clean, Loaded
w/extras. More details
Http://www.anthom.com/
suntracker. $26,000. Neg.
(772)408-6528
STRATOS BASS BOAT, '98,
dual console, 19', with 175
hp Johnson mtr. $10,000.
neg (863)983-7835


CAMPER, 32', good shape,
aluminum roof, $1200.
(863)697-1493
CAMPER TOP: Fiberglass,
Hi h rise, fits 01-up Chevy
F/ P/U 8 ft. bed. Pewter col-
or. $400 (863)946-0863
MOTOR HOME: 2002,Class A,
25k mi, w/ warranty & many
extras. Must see to appreciate!
$49,500. 863-467-1206


TAIL GATE: For 5th wheel,
alum louver, fits full size
Chevy/GMC. Cost $475 new.
Asking $300. 863-697-9704



WATER SKIS: 67", O'Brien Ce-
lebrity. $75.(863)675-2136


HARLEY DAVIDSON IRON
HEAD 1977, Runs and Looks
good! $2500. Cash... Trade ?
(239)357-6889 LaBelle area
HONDA SHADOW 750- '04,
Excellent condition, 2K mi.,
Red, $4500. (863)357-1343
HONDA VTX: '02, 1800 cc's,
low miles, king / queen seats
& saddlebags. Exc shape.
$7900 neg. 812-9987-2669
SUZUKIE KANTANA 600 1992
Runs great. $2000 or best
offer. (863)634-2974
XR250R K&N '96- air filter,
good tires, new chain &
sprockets, runs good $600
(203)290-1220
YAMAHA 1000 VIRAGO '84,
Windshield, saddle bags,
king/queen seat, great on gas!!
$2400 neg. (863)357-3773
YAMAHA 1982: 1100 cc's,
good condition. $1350 nego-
tiable. 812-987-2669
YAMAHA 97- elec, new batter-
ies, garage kept, many ex-
tras $1350 (863)824-2280



DIRT BIKE, 100 cc, Great 1st
bike! $400. (863)824-0402
for more info.
GO KART: Scorpion, large size
with roll bars. Like new, less
than 15 hours. $500.
863-824-0945
MINI POCKET ROCKET: All
fairing, with race stand, like
new. $450.863-216-9905
SUZUKIE OZARK 250 2005
(2) Low hours. Adult Driven.
Both for $6000. or will sep.
Call (863)357-7075


Automobiles




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



$500 Police Impounds! Cars
From $500! Tax Repos, US
Marshal and IRS sales! Cars,
Trucks, SUV's, Toyota's,
Honda's, Chevy's, more! For
listings Call (800)425-1730
x2384.
BUICK LESABRE '98, Needs
work, some body damage,
runs good, new parts. $2000
(863)357-2413/447-6424
BUICK ROADMASTER '94-
needs trans rebuilt, asking
$750 9863)674-0342
CAMARO Z28: '80, 350 auto, pwr
windows, re-upholstered seats.
Runs. Orig. Needs body & eng
work. $1200 (863)634-6601
CHEVY CAVALIER 2000, Red,
2 door, Runs and Looks
great. 121 K mls. $2500.
(863)634-7325/467-9557
CHRYSLER SEBRING: '98,
JXI, convertible, loaded, excel-
lent condition, white, 80k mi.
$7500 neg. 863-467-5286
FORD MUSTANG '07, 3.8 V6,
standard shift, $4000 or best
offer. (863)634-7914
FORD MUSTANG GT 1995,
Great body & interior.
$1800. or will part out.
(863)674-0467'


HONDA CIVIC '01, 4 door,
70k, a/c, tinted windows,
one owner. $8000
(863)467-5784
HONDA SHADOW VT600 '03,
1 Owner, female, 17K mIs.,
Excellent condition. Blue.
$3800 neg. (772)215-0316
HYUNDAI 1995, $700 or best
offer. (863)467-7721


FOR Carts


(863)528-4444


CHEVY- '1942, '2004 frame
off from rebuild. 4.3 V6, au-
to. POSI, P/S, P/B, Burgundy
$12,500. (863)805-2877
CHEVY S10: '86, long bed, 4
cylinder, stick. Motor bad but
many new parts. $300 or
best offer. 863-467-6277
CHEVY TRUCK '86- with tool
bed, has keys, $200
(863)674-0342
FORD F150 XL- '02, V-6, Au-
to. Cold A/C, LWB, 113K mi.
$4000. (239)633-7173 Ask
for Sam
GMC FLATBED DUALLY '81-
10ft, recent carb, start-
er/clutch. Run/drives good.
$1000 neg (203)290-1220


I Pb ic Noice


I Golf Carts


LINCOLN TOWN CAR 1997,
Executive Series, Leather,
good cond. $4200 or best
offer. Call (863)763-7854
LINCOLN TOWNCAR '88, A/C,
Mint condition, runs great.
$3000 or best offer.
(863)634-8865
MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS:
1995, 4.6L, V8, exc power
train, a/c, new ball joints &
more, $1975. 863-465-8135
OLD'S DELTA 88- '85, 72K
mi., Cruise, P/W, P/L. Lock
wire hub caps 5 almost. New
tires $700. (863)763-6079

OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS, '87,
2 door. Good on gas, All
power. Exc. cond., $2500 or
est offer. (863)763-6747
Police Impounds for Sale!
Honda Accord 1994 $400!
Nissan Sentra 1994 $200!
Ford Escort 1997 $700! for
listin s call (800)366-9813
Ext.9271.
TOYOTA CAMRY- '92, Nas is,
$1000. Call for info
772-359-2923 or
863-467-5401.
VW '89, sunroof, good a/c, 4
door, in LaBelle, sacrifice
price $950 (239)297-3270


CHEVY PICK-UP, '55, Cadillac
500 cc engine & transmis-
sion. Lots of rust. Asking
$1250. (863)467-4328



Ford Dump Truck'91
Tri Axle $10,000
Ford F700 '92, Diesel. $5,000
(863)697-2032
TRAILER, 48 Ft. w/Thermo
King Unit. Used for storage.
TK unit last started 1 year
ago. $500. (772)321-8960



BOB CAT ATTACHMENT: ATI
Tree Boom Attachment. Heavy
Duty. Like new. Asking $1000
(863)697-2032 Okeechobee



CHEVY CHEYENNE '95, 4x4,
Needs clutch, otherwise,
runs good. $2300.
(863)675-1116
DODGE PICKUP: 2000, Quad
cab, short bed, excellent
condition. $11,500 neg.
863-674-9073 or 843-0277
DODGE RAMCHARGER, '87,
4wd, one owner, $2500 or
best offer. (863)902-9855
SUZUKI SAMURAI- '86, 33"
TSL Boggers, 12"' Mickey
Thompson wheels, $3500.
(239)633-7173 Ask Sam
TOYOTA TACOMA- '97, Ext.
cab., 4x4, V-6, 5 spd, Light
damage on front. $4500.
(239)633-7173 Ask for Sam


AIR CONDITION UNIT: For
1987-1995 Jeep Wrangler,
Complete. $260.
(863)763-0944
CARPET- Ford factory, out of a
'07 Ford F350 crew cab.
Charcoal. Perfect condition.
$400. (863)697-0328
ELECTRIC COOLING FAN-
24"x17", 'Great for Swamp
buggy, hot rod or any vehicle
$100. (863)697-3865
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION:
From 1993 Grand Am. $400.
Call 863-467-5401 or
772-359-2923
FORD F150: Tailgate; chrome
step, bumper with tail lights.
$350 for all, will sep.
863-634-7608
HARD TOPPER: For 6 Ft. Pick
Up. $100.:(863)824-0402
HOOD: Fits 80's 90's Ford
Van, new in box. $75.
561-633-1371
JEEP BRA- black, with Jeep
logo sewn in, with square
headlights. $50
(863)801-4635
MUD TIRES- 4, 16", Brand
new, Goodyear. $150.
(863)801-4283
POWER PROGRAMMER 111,
Hypertech, for '01 GM
truck/suv, different litres,
$250. (863)697-3865
RE-CAP TIRES
(2) 425/65R22.5, 80% rub-
ber, $175 for both or Will sell
sep (561)676-0427
RIMS (4)- 13" Knock off wire
rims, $100 or best offer
(863)763-8261 leave mes-
sage
TIRES- 6, for a Pick-Up truck.
Load Range E 235/84R/16.
90% tread. $450. or best of-
for. (863)824-0735
TOOL BOX- Aluminum, for
large P/U. Like new. $200.
(863)357-5754
UTILITY TRUCK BED: Stahl, 8
Ft., $300. (863)634-7706
WHEELS & TIRES: For Ford
Mustang, Rod Lights, 4"
fronts, 8" rears, 28 x 10.5 x
15. $1200. 863-216-9905
WHEELS- 22.5" Aluminum, 2
driver & 2 rears. Aloco. Hub
piloted. $650.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO.2007-CP75
IN RE: ESTATE OF
ELIZABETH LOVE SEBASTIAN,
a/k/a ELIZABETH L SEBASTIAN,
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of ELIZA-
BETH LOVE SEBASTIAN, a/k/a ELIZA-
BETH L. SEBASTIAN, deceased,
whose date of death was February 16,
2007, and whose Social Security
Number is 404-05-9613, Is pending in
the Circuit Court for Okeechobee
County, Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which is 312 N.W. 3rd
Street Suite 101, Okeechobee, Florida
34972. The names and addresses of
h pri-.,nni reyrw-pnttivp Ind pnr
forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate on whom a
copy of this notice is served within
three months after the date of the first
publication of this notice must file their
claims with this Court WITHIN THE
LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
persons having claims or demands
against the estate of the decedent
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH
IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED,
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this
notice is: April 25, 2007,
Barbara L Melear
Personal Representative
2410 SW. 24th Avenue
Okeechobee, Florida 34974
CONELY & CONELY
Post Office Drawer 1367
Okeechobee, Florida 34973-1367
163)763-325
tornW. Conel, III
Florida Bar #096482
Attorney fr Personal Representative
2061450N 4/25;5/2/07


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TRUCK BED RAILS- New in
box. Nasta, Stainless, Fits
'99-Up Chevy Silverado. 6.5'
bed. $150. (863)697-0328
TRUCK TOOL BOX- alum. from
Tractor Supply, for full size
pickup, deep bottom, great
cond $125 (863)763-4992


FORD BRONCO 111989, A/C &
Stereo, 2wd, standard trans.
$1000. (863)558-4437
GMC SUBURBAN: 1997, runs
& looks good, minor interior
cosmetics. $5000 or best
offer. 239-825-3007





JEEP SAHARA: 99, -1, 4 0 li-
ter, 6 cylinder, 110k mi, runs
great, a/c, p/s, p/b & extras!
$8000.561-261-6629
NISSAN PATHFINDER '04 -
like new, loaded, 21K,
$16,500, 863-467-1829 or
634-5530 Cell. Okeechobee


AXELS (2) 2000 Ib w/hubs,
58" centers, 70" face. $100
for both, will sep.
(863)763-8518/447-1042
DUMP TRAILER '01, Goose-
neck, 7x12, double axle.
$2500 (863)697-2032
FLATBED TRAILER, 16ft., dual
axle, brand new tires, electric
brakes, with ramps. $950 or
best offer. (863)634-7210
HORSE TRAILER: '91, Hart,
Big stock room, 3 stall. Sad-
die/rm in back. Needs work.
$1000 neg. (863)201-3492

UTILITY TRAILER, '06, 4x8, tilt
w/reinforced sides. Like new.
Asking $530. (561)670-3636
UTILITY TRAILER: 24' x 7' 7",
2 Ft. Sides. Tandem Axel.
$500. or best offer. Ask for
SCharlie (863)612-5676
UTILITY TRAILER: New, heavy
duty, 5 x 8, with ramp. $625.
(863)357-5754


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Okeechobee Family Health/ Healthy Start Coalition
Request for Proposals
2007-2008 Healthy Start Care Coordination Program
The Okeechobee Family Health/Healthy Start Coalition invites all quali-
fied and interested parties wishing to provide Healthy Start Care Coordi-
nation services in Okeechobee County to submit proposals for
consideration.
Written sealed proposals shall be accepted at the Coalition office until
4:00 PM, Eastern time Monday, May 7, 2007, 575 SW 28th Street,
Okeechobee, FL 34974.
A copy of the Request for Proposals which outlines responsibilities and
selection criteria, can be obtained until 4:00 pm, Friday, May 04, 2007
from the Coalition office, 575 SW 28th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34974,
(863)462-5877.
06000 ON 4/20 30/07


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
Case No.: 2007 DR 214
Division: DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Gaudencla Gutlerrez
Petitioner
and
Isdero Gonzalez
Respondent
NOTICE OF ACTION
FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
TO: Isidre Gonzalez
Last Know Address: Unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has
been filed against you and that you are
required to serve a copy of your wdt-
ten defenses, if any, to iCon Gaudencia
Gutlerrez, whose address is 204 SE
3rd St., Okeechobee, FL on or before
May 25, 2007, and file the original
with the clerk of this Court at Okeecho-
bee County Judicial Center, Court Op-
erations 1st Floor, 312 NW 3rd Street,
Okeechobee, Florida 34972 before
service on Petitioner or Immediately
thereafter. If you fall to do so, a default
may be entered against you for the re-
lief demanded in the pettiton.
Copies of all court documents in this
case, including orders, are available at
the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office.
You may review these documents
upon request.
You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit
Court's office notified of your current.
address. (You may file Notice of Cur-
rent Address, Florida Supreme Court
Approved Family Law Form 12.915.)
Future papers in this lawsuit will be
mailed to the address on record at the
clerk's office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family
Law Rules of Procedure, requires cer-
tain automae;" ,rl.-Uijr, f do.icu-
ments and ,l.i',Tl'.l ', ,,iuF Ito

Dated: 4/19/2007
SHARON ROBERTSON
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: Heather Thomas
Deputy Clerk
IF A NONLAWYER HELPED YOU FILL
OUT THIS FORM, HE/SHE MUST FILL
IN THE BLANKS BELOW: I, Carmen A.
Seals, a nonlawyer, located at 933 NW
36 St., Florida, 863-467-1407, helped
Gaudencia Gutierrez, who is the peti-
tioner, fill out this form.
206407 ON 4/25;5/3,10,17/07
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF FLORIDA
IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, acting
through Rural Development, formerly
: iT,, Hi ,V- 1,Tm,',, rir,,.,,, IFTaH,)
ture (USDA),
Plaintiff,
vs. CASE NO. 0616CA
HENRY LEWIS NORMAN and
BRENDA NORMAN,
Defendants.
AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to an
Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale
entered in the above entitled cause in
the Circuit Court of Okeechobee
County, Florida, I will sell the property
located in Okeechobee County, Florida,
being specifically described as fol-
lows:
LOTS 1,2, AND THE EAST 20 FEET OF
LOT 3 IN BLOCK 2, PETIT PARK, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 19,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE-
COUNTY FLORIDA.
at public sale to the highest and best bid-
der, for cash at the Jury Assembly
Room of the Okeechobee County Judi-
cial Center, 312 NW 3rd St., Okeecho-
bee, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 3rd
day of May, 2007.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST
IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE. IF
ANY OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY
OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS
PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH-
IN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
Syou amre a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation in order to
participate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provi-
sion of certain assistance. Please con-
tact Court Administrator, Peggy Ward,
2000 16th Avenue, Vero Beach, FL
32960 (561) 770-5185 Ext. 183 or
call TO0 18009558771, within 2
working days of your receipt of this
document, if you are headng or voice
impaired, call 1-800-955-8771.
Dated4/11/2007.
SHARON ROBERTSON
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By:/s/Linda E Young
As Deputy Clerk
204259 ON 4/18,25/07
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE19TH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA .
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 2006 CA 3468
US BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE,
Plaintiff
vs.
LYNETTE L. JUDD A/K/A LYNETTE L.
RIOS, stal,
Defendants
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: SALVATORE BOLOGNA
Last Known Address:
3511 Monza Drive, Sebring, FL 33872
Current Residence: Unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for
Foreclosure of Mortgage on the follow-
ing described property:
THE WEST 1/2 OF THE WEST 1/2 OF
THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2
OF TRACT 6 OF SOUTHERN COLONI-
ZATION COMPANY PLAT OF SECTION
34, TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 33
EAST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 4, PAGE 34-E, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY
FLORIDA; SUBJECT TO ANY EASE-
MENT OF THE SOUTH 30 FEET
THEREOF, FOR ROAD AND DRAINAGE
PURPOSES.
A/K/A LOT M OF TRACT 6.
has been filed against you and you are
required to serve a copy of your writ-
ten defenses, If any, to it, on Marshall
C. Watson, PA., Attorney for Plaintiff,
whose address Is 1800 NW 49th
Street, Suite 120, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
33309 on or before May 21,2007, a
date which is within thirty (30) days
after the first publication of this Notice
In the Okeechobee News and file the
original with the Clerk of this Court ei-
ther before service on Plaintiffs attor-
ney or immediately thereafter;
otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded in
the complaint.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) disabled
person who, because of their
disabilities need special accommoda-
tion to participate in this proceeding
should contact Court Admlnistration at
772-807-4370, 1-800-955-8771
(hearing impaired) or 1-800-955-8770
(voice impaired).
WITNESS may hand and the seal of this
Courtthis 11thdayof April, 2007.
SHARON ROBERTSON
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s! Linda E Young
Deputy Clerk
204511 ON 4/18,25;5/2,9/07




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VAN '99: Cold a/c, runs
excellent, 196k. Below blue
book. $2500 (863)763-3451

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SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870
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404 US 27 NORTH
SEBRING, FL 33870
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