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Publication Date: June 29, 2007
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Vol. 98 No. 180 Friday, June 29, 2007 50 Plus tax


Briefs


Okeechobee
burn ban is lifted
According to Chief Nick
Hopkins of the Okeechobee
County Fire Department the
burn ban in Okeechobee
County has been lifted. For in-
formation call (863) 763-5544.

Glades County
burn ban not lifted
According to the Glades
County Division of Emergency
Management the burn ban in
Glades County has not been
lifted, and will remain in effect
until further notice. For infor-
mation, call (863) 946-6020.

New watering
limits in effect
The Okeechobee area is
now under Phase III water re-
strictions.
Lawn watering is now lim-
ited to one day a week from 4
until 8 a.m. and 5 until 7 p.m.
for low volume hand water-
ing.
Addresses with odd num-
bers are permitted to water on
Saturday and addresses with
even numbers are permitted to
irrigate on Sundays.
More information is avail-
able by calling (800) 250-4200;
or, by going to the South Flori-
da Water Management website
at www.sfwmd.gov.

Navigation lock
on river closed
The S-65E navigation lock
on the Kissimmee River will be
closed i, navigation due to low"
water levels.
This South Florida Water
Management District (SFWMD)
lock will remain closed until
water levels have returned to
safe operating levels.
Low water levels inside the
lock chamber have caused the
concrete sill at the entrance
and the manatee protection
device installed in the bottom
of the lock chamber to become
a navigation hazard. Also, the
lakeward approach to the
navigation lock has become
shallow enough that boaters
may have difficulty navigating
safely.
For information, contact the
SFWMD Okeechobee Service
Center at (800) 250-4200 or
(863) 462-5260.

Drought Index
Current: 432
Source: Florida Division
of Forestry
Local Burn Ban: None

Lake Levels

8.9 feet
La._tYrear 12.01 feet
Source: South
Florida Water
District. Depth
given in feet
above sea level.


Index
Classifieds....................... 10-12
Com ics...................................... 9
Community Events................... 4
Crossword............................... 10
O pinion...................................... 4
Speak Out................................. 4
S ports...................................... 12
TV ...................... .................. 11
W eather..................................... 2
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Flying high: Bald Eagle off endangered list


Courtesy photo/George Jameson/FWS
The Bald Eagle has come back from the edge of extinction in 1963. It was taken off the
endangered species list on June 28 after government biologists counted nearly 10,000
mating pairs.

The Bald Eagle is finally free
By Lorna Jablonski .
Okeechobee News
The Bald Eagle, the symbol '--," i-
of our nation since 1782, was
formally removed from the en-
dangered species list at a formal
ceremony held at the Jefferson
Memorial in Washington, D.C.
on June 28. At the same time
the announcement was being
made, the Audubon of Florida Aa
freed its 3301 rehabilitated Bald
Eagle into the sky over Ocala.
The bird that was released was
.a -6year-old female that was
found on the side of a road in
Silver Springs. She had a broken
collar bone. After six weeks of
rest and care, she was returned
to the wild. AP Photo/The Juneau Empire, Brian Wallace
A bald eagle soars past a U.S. flag, Wednesday June 27,
See Eagle Page 2 in Juneau, Alaska.


By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee New
The new 5 cent a gallon
gasoline tax was a topic of dis-
cussion at the Thursday, June
28, meeting of the Okeechobee
County Board of County Com-
missioners.
To provide for distribution
of the recently tax, commis-
....sioners approved an interlcoal
agreement "with the City of
Okeechobee. Under the agree-
ment, the county would re-
ceive 78.13 percent of the rev-
enue from the tax and the city
would receive 21.87 percent.


The agreement would go into
effect on Jan. 1, 2008 with the
start of the 5 cent tax and will
expire Aug. 31, 2008. It is antici-
pated that by that time another
interlcoal agreement will be ex-
ecuted to cover all local option
fuel taxes.
In other business Thurs-
day, Marcia Staszko of the
Central Florida Regional Plan-
ning C-ui'rfii piserited the
board with an overview of the
transportation disadvantaged
program and promoted adop-
tion of a resolution supporting
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Extension office host rain

barrel workshop for residents


By Victoria Hannon
Okeechobee News
On June 26 a dozen peo-
ple gathered at the University
of Florida's Extension Office
to participate in a Rain Bar-
rel class. As part of the work-
shop the participants made
rain barrels and learned about
the Florida Yards & Neighbor-
hoods program.
"I timed the class so that we
were coming out of a drought,"
commented Angela Sachson,
Extension Agent, after admit-
ting her fear that there would
be a low turn out.
"I've been involved with
this program for eight or nine
years," stated Dan Culbert,
head of the local Extension Of-
fice. "The aim of the program
is to inform people that what


they do to their landscaping,
effects the local environment."
To this end, our local ex-
tension office has received a
grant to research the correla-
tion between people's lawn
maintenance habits and the
cleanliness of the water. They
sent out 925 surveys to homes
in the south-western portion
of Okeechobee about the way
that they care for their yards
and are now using an USGS
monitoring system to track the
water quality. As they better
inform people in Okeechobee
about environmentally friendly
gardening habits, they are look-
ing to find a reduction in the
amount of pollution caused by
run-off.
This is where the rain bar-
rels come in. The barrels re-
duce run-off by catching rain-


water as it comes off roofs and
preventing that water from
carrying fertilizers and other
chemicals common in lawn
maintenance into local water
sources. The water that they
catch can also be used to water
plants and as a price-effective
source of non-potable water.
Along with the components
to make the rain barrel, par-
ticipants in the class were pro-
vided with two packets of BTI,
a larvacide that will discourage
mosquitoes from breeding in
the rain barrels.
"Each packet should last at
least a week," stated Ms. Sach-
son. "Mineral oil also works
to keep the mosquitoes from
breeding. It is the change in
surface tension that keeps the
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Lorrie Adams hold the barrel while her father, Jerry Sabade,
adds an overflow outlet to the top at the Rain Barrel seminar on
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Continued From Page 1
formation of a multi-county local
coordinating board. The board
would serve Hardee, Highland
'and Okeechobee counties. For
some time the three counties
have each had a separate local
coordinating board serving un-
der one multi-county community
coordinator. A community trans-
portation coordinator is respon-
sible for management of trans-
portation disadvantaged services
which includes development and
operation of a transportation
disadvantaged service plan and
preparation and submittal of an
annual operations report. '
"We think it is time to put a
multi-county board together," Ms.
Staszko said.
She noted that one of the pri-
orities of the organization is to
provide medical transportation
for the transportation disadvan-
taged. '
"We can't provide the services
for what we pay," stated Commis-
sioner Cliff Betts.
"I think it is a very needed ser-
vice," was the opinion of Com-
mission Chairman Ray Domer.
At the conclusion of Ms.
Staszko's presentation, the board


Eagle
Continued From Page 1
Secretary of the Interior
Dirk Kempthorne made the an-
nouncement that the bald eagle
was being removed from the En-
dangered Species List.
"Today I am proud to an-
nounce that the eagle has re-
turned," said Secretary Kemp-
thorne. "In 1963, the lower 48
states were home to barely 400
nesting pairs of Bald Eagles.
Today, after decades of conser-
. ation effort, they are home to
some 10,000 nesting pairs, a 25-
fold increase in the last 40 years.


Barrels
Continued From Page 1
away."
Under the direction of exten-
sion officers Angela Sachson and
Daniel Culbert the participants
in the program started with a 55
gallon plastic food grade drum
and a metal spigot and left with a
fully functional rain barrel.
Making these practical devices
is a simple process requiring only
a drill, with a 15/16 bit, a saw and
a small amount of PVC Cement.
A hole is drilled on the side of the
barrel, about 6 inches from the
bottom. Into this hole the spigot
is inserted about halfway and
then the cement is added to the
exposed treads of the spigot. It is
then screwed the rest of the way
into the barrel, applying a liberal
coat of the cement to help seal it.
The class was cautioned to make
sure that the spigot was facing


adopted a resolution supporting
formation of a multi-county coor-
dinating board.
The county's 2004 disaster re-
covery Community Development
Block Grant (CDBG) was issued
for 24 months with an expiration
date of Aug. 31 this year. How-
ever, projects funded under the
grant will not be completed by
the grant expiration date. There-
fore, the board requested a six
month extension of the grant.
Projects funded by the grant in-
clude the Okeechobee Utility
Authority wastewater treatment
plant expansion, Douglas Park
stormwater retention pond prop-
erty acquisition and construction,
and street paving.
In connection with this item,
the board voted to transfer
$29,000 from the CDBG stor-
mawater drainage line item to
street paving. The street paving
project included some stormwa-
ter drainage.
In another CDBG related mat-
ter, the board voted to use the
grant funds to purchase two
homes that are in a flood plain. In
each case, they authorized up to
$160,000 be spent for purchase,
closing costs and demolition of
the homes. Any remaining mon-
ey would be used toward the pur-
chase of new homes for the own-


Based on its dramatic recovery,
it is my honor to announce that
Department of the Interior's de-
cision to remove the American
Bald Eagle from the Endangered
Species List."
Even though these magnifi-
cent birds have been removed
from the list, they will continue
to be protected by the Bald and
Golden Eagle Protection Act and
the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
These acts are federal laws that
prohibit the taking, killing, sell-
ing or otherwise harming eagles,
their nests or eggs.
"After years of careful study,
public comment and planning,
the Department of the Interior


downward after they finished
turning it. If desired an overflow
connection can be added to the
top of the barrel to connect it to
a second rain barrel or a hose to
direct overflow to specific areas
of the yard.
The top of the barrel can ei-
ther be removed for an open bar-
rel or it can be cut to attach to a
downspout and catch the water
directly. If a lid is not used, a mesh
screen is recommended to keep
out debris and small animals. It is
also recommended that the rain
barrels are then elevated to in-
crease water pressure and allow
easy accesses to the spigot.
It is possible for these barrels
to fill up after only a .half inch of
rain.
This is one part of the ten
ways that people are urged to
take action through the Florida
Yards program.
"I am hoping to do a com-
posting seminar in the future,"
admitted Ms. Sachson.


ers. The first home, located on
N.W 9th Street in the city, would be
owned by the City of Okeechobee
and could be used for stormwater
retention. The other property, on
N. W 341h Street is in the airport
approach pattern and should be
cleared for that purpose as well as
for flooding.
In other action, the board:
awarded a contract in the
amount of $149,870 to AVCON,
Inc. for runway rehabilitation at
the Okeechobee County Airport,
funded primarily from Federal
Aviation Administration (FAA)
and Florida Department of Trans-
portation (FDOT) grants with a2.5
percent match form the county;
as a CDBG grant require-
ment, commissioners were re-
quired to state if any board mem-
bers had a conflict of interest with
persons applying for CDGB hous-
ing grant funds;
approved FDOT plans for the
four laning of S. R. 70 E between
N.E. 341h Avenue and N.E. 801h
Avenue with the request that a
crossover be constructed in front
of the Mosquito Creek Grocery;
approved an agreement to
receive FDOT funding for resur-
facing or reconstruction of S.E.
86th Boulevard from U. S. 441 S.E.
to S. R. 710;
approved an agreement for


and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service are confident in the fu-
ture security of the American
Bald Eagle," stated Secretary
Kempthorne. "From this point
forward, we will work to ensure
that the eagle never again needs
the protection of the Endangered
Species Act."
The Bald Eagle was first given
protection in 1940 under what
later became the Bald and Gold-
en Eagle Protection Act. As their
numbers declined, they were
given further protection under
the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
For a time, their numbers stabi-
lized. But, following World War
II, their numbers once again be-


resurfacing or reconstruction of
S.W. 28h Street from S.W. 32nd Av-
enue to U.S. 441;
purchased a brush truck for
fire/rescue at a cost of $33,262
from Okeechobee Motor Com-
pany;
authorized purchase of four
sets of self-contained breathing
apparatus for fire/rescue at a cost
of $15,780 from Ten-8 Equip-
ment;
approved a one year exten-
sion of the asphalt paving servic-
es contract with Lynch Paving &
Construction Company;
asked the road department
to reevaluate and prioritize the list
of roads to be paved;
authorized funds from the
car seat revenue account be
granted to the Healthy Start Coali-
tion for the purchase of car seats;
ratified two code violation
fine reductions recommended by
the special magistrate; changing
the time limit for payment, from
six months to three months;
appointed J.R Colburn and
Howell Simpson to the tourism
development council, and,
discussed solutions to the
problem of the injection well at
the sports complex.
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gan to drop. The pesticide DDT
was blamed for a great deal of the
decline. The DDT accumulated
in eagles and caused them to lay
eggs with weakened shells, de-
stroying their population. In 1967
their numbers were so low that
they were placed on the original
Endangered Species Act and then
transferred to the new Act when it
went into law in 1973.
"We are happy to see that
these magnificent birds have
come back," stated Lynda White
of the Audubon of Florida. "Our
only concern is that people real-
ize that the\ estlill protected un-
der the GolIdei Eagle Protection
Act."


It was found that straddling the barrel was the most effec-
tive way of securing the spout in place. Even with the added
stability, it was still a two person job, as displayed by Phyllis
Sarros and Pati Canevari.


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Correction
An error in the spelling of a
person's name occurred in the
Thursday, June 28 issue of the
Okeechobee News. In the article
on the front page that was titled,
"Camp fills students with patrio-
tism," one of the participants,
Whitley Burch, had her name
spelled Birch. It should have been
Burch. Also, on Page 2 in the
same article, it was stated that
Miss Burch was appointed to the
position of city attorney for the
City of Okaloosa. It should have
stated that she was elected, not
appointed, to the position. We
apologize for any inconvenience
these errors may have caused.


News Briefs

Healthy Start accepts care proposal
OKEECHOBEE -- The Okeechobee Family Health/Healthy Start
Coalition has accepted the proposal from Okeechobee County
Health Department for Care Coordination services starting July 1,
2007, through June 30, 2008.
For information contact the coalition office at 575 S.W 28th St.,
or call (863) 462-5877.

Summer food service program offered
OKEECHOBEE -- Okeechobee County Parks and Recreation will
be participating in the summer food service program through July
27.
Nutritionally balanced meals will be provided to all children
regardless of race, color, sex, disability, age, or national origin
during summer vacation when school breakfasts and lunches are
not available. All children 18 years old and younger are eligible
for meals at no charge and there will be no discrimination in the
course of the meal service.
Non-enrolled children at open sites should pre-register for
meals with Okeechobee County Parks and Recreation, either in
person at 640 N.W 27th Lane, or by phone at (863) 763-6950, no
less than 24 hours in advance.
The programs are only approved for geographical areas of
need where 50 percent or more of the children quality for free and
reduced price meals during the school year.
The following sites will be participating in the Summer Food
Service Program: Douglas Brown Community Center, 826 N.E.
16th Ave.; Okeechobee County Civic Center, 1750 U.S. 98 North;
and, Central Elementary School, 610 S.W Fifth Ave.
Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated
against in any USDA-related activity should write or call immediately
to: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Ave.
S.W, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or call (800) 795-3272 (voice),
or (202) 720-6382 (TTY).

Today's Weather


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Okeechobee Forecast
Friday: Mostly cloudy, with numerous showers and
thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 80s. The inds \\ill
be from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph. The chance of rain is 70
percent.
Friday night: Considerable cloudiness, with scattered showers
and thunderstorms until around midnight. Lows will be in the lower
70s. The winds will be from the southeast at around 5 mph shifting
to the south after midnight. The chance of rain is 40 percent.

Extended Forecast
Saturday: Partly cloudy, with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Highs will be in the lower 90s. The winds will
be from the southeast at around 5 mph. The chance of rain is 50
percent.
Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with scattered evening showers
and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 70s. The chance of
rain is 30 percent.
Sunday: Partly sunny, with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Highs will be in the lower 90s. The chance of rain is 50 percent.
Sunday night: Partly cloudy, with isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 70s. The chance of rain
is 20 percent.
Monday: Partly cloudy, with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Highs will be in the lower 90s. The chance of rain
is 40 percent.
Monday night: Partly cloudy, with isolated evening showers
and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 70s. The chance of
rain is 20 percent.

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COPS ON TV: Yes I see where on television they're playing the
police stories where the police have to pull a gun on someone and the
person that is being held up is still walking towards them and attack
the officer. Why don't the police just shoot them in the knee cap and
stop them? In stead of letting them try to cause harm the officer. Just
shoot them in the lower half of their body and let them be amputated.
,Thank you.

MORE STORES NEEDED: A local store where I have shopped is
lawful, I cannot believe that a fan purchased at the store has a problem
'with the light socket and when you go into the store you cannot find
the socket for the fan. We need more stores with some competition. I
'would really like to see some action.

PUBLICIZE EVENTS: It is a shame for the children in Okeechobee.
It is bad enough that there is so little to do around here. But then there
was a kids game day set up at a local shopping center Wednesday, I
,only found out about it because there were women outside the by
the road motioning people their way. I did not see any advertisement
about it. And there were no children there as far as I could tell. It is
sad because the organizers should have let the community know. And
why would you have it in the middle of the week while the parents
are at work?

SUMMER FUN: I just want to say I have been really impressed with
all of the camps and activities available for the children this summer. It
seems that the local organizations and churches really went all out this
year to offer camps and activities for the kids. The Children's Services
Council also deserves a pat on the back for offering the grants to help
fund the summer camps. My kids have enjoyed several camps already.
It seems there is something for everyone. And I see even more oppor-
tunities in the Community Events in the newspaper.

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Community Events


Church plans to hold Bible school'
Fountain of Life Church, 1302 S.W. 32nd St., will be offering Va-
cation Bible School to youth between the ages of 4 through 13. The
school will be held Monday, July 30, through Saturday, Aug. 4, from
6 until 9 p.m. For information,'call Carol at (863) 763-6602.

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

Red Cross to host water instructor course
The American Red Cross will conduct water safety instructor
courses on Aug. 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25. The fee is $160. Applicants
must be at lest 15 years of age. To register, call (863) 763-2488.

Poker run to benefit Hospice
A poker run in memory of Carl and Robin will be held Saturday,
:Aug. 25, beginning at Port Mayaca Cemetery at 9 a.m. The fee is $5
Super hand. Prizes will be awarded. Proceeds will benefit Okeechobee
*Hospice. For information, call Deanne at (772) 260-6801 or Dee at
,(863) 634-0492.

Church hosting Worldview Weekend
The First Baptist Church, as host church, will sponsor World-
view Weekend on Oct. 12 and 13 at Osceola Middle School, 825
;S.W. 28th St. Speakers representing Worldview Weekend will be
Ken Ham, David Barton, Bob Cornuke, Brannon Howse, and Ron
Carlson. The program is appropriate for ages 11 and up. Tickets can
be obtained from Debi at (863) 634-3525 or the First Baptist Church
at (863) 763-2171; or, online at www.worldviewweekend.com.



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Upcoming Events


Saturday
Okeechobee Christian Cycles will meet every Saturday at
7:30 a.m. at the Clock Restaurant, 1111 S. Parrott Ave. A ride will
follow a short business meeting. Anyone is welcome to ride twice
before joining. For information, contact: Roland Spencer at (863)
697-2247; Debbie Izzo at (863) 634-6257; or, Holly Stewart at (863)
610-1251.
AA. meeting 8 until 9 p.m. at Grace Christian, 701 S. Parrott Ave.
It will be a closed discussion.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. for an open discussion
at the Okeechobee Sports Complex pavilion, 580 N.W 27th Lane.
For information call (863) 634-4780.

Sunday
AA. meeting from 7:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the Church of Our
Saviour, 200 N.W Third St. It will be an open step meeting.
AA. open 12 step meeting from 7:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the
Church of Our Savior, 200 N.W Third St.

Monday
AA. meeting will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the First United
Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. This will be an open meet-
ing.
Okeechobee Model Airplane Club will meet at the Peace
Lutheran Church, 750 N.W 23rd Lane. For information, contact Da-
vid Fox at (863) 763-3296.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. for open discussion at
Buckhead Ridge Christian Church, 3 Linda Road. For information
call (863) 634-4780.
Okeechobee Senior Singers meet at 9t30 a.m. at the
Okeechobee Presbyterian Church, 312 North Parrott Ave. Everyone
who enjoys singing is invited. For information or to schedule an
appearance for your organization or group, contact Marge Skinner
at (863) 532-0449.
Nar-anon Helps 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 8 p.m. at the Buckhead
Ridge Christian Church, 3 Linda Road For information, call (863)
467-9833.

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 Chad Rucks at (863)
763-8999.
Alanon meeting will be held at the Church of Our Saviour, 200
N.W. Third St., at 8 p.m.
AA Closed discussion meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the 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.
Camera Club meetings will be every other Tuesday, from 5:30,
until 6:30 p.m. Learn types and uses of film, speeds and technology
and how to see your world and capture it on film. Class is basic
through extensive. Registration is $20 and each class is $10. Call
Bobbi at (863) 467-2614 for information. Some of the proceeds will
go towards Big Lake Mission's Outreach.
Gospel Sing every Tuesday beginning at 7 p.m. The public is
invited to participate with vocal and/or instrumental music. For in-
formation, contact Douglas Chiropractic Center at (863) 763-4320.
The Widow and Widowers Support Group'meets at 8:30
a.m. at the Clock Restaurant, 1111 S. Parrott AVe.',-'fbr breakfast. For
information, call (863) 357-0297.
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.
The Okeechobee Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Golden
Corral Restaurant, 700 S. Parrott Ave. Anyone interested in becom-
ing a member is welcome. For information, contact Elder Sumner
at (863) 763-6076.
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. The public is invited.
Grief and Loss Support Group meets every Tuesday at 10
a.m. at the Hospice Building, 411 S.E. Fourth St. Everyone is wel-
come. For information, contact Enid Boutrin at (863) 467-2321.
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 infor-
mation, contact Dr. Edward Douglas at (863) 763-4320.
AA. meeting will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the First United
Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. This will be an open meet-
ing.

Wednesday
Martha's House support groups meet each Wednesday. Span-
ish groups meet from 7 until 8 p.m. at the Okeechobee Christian
Church, 3055 S.E. 18th Terrace. Ana Romero is the group facilitator.
Another group meets in the Okeechobee County Health Depart-
ment, 1798 N.W. Ninth Ave., from 5 until 6 p.m. with Irene Luck as
the group facilitator. There is another meeting from 6 until 7 p.m.
with Shirlean,Graham as the facilitator. For information, call (863)
763-2893.
The Okeechobee Jaycees will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Ameri-
can Legion Post #64, 510 S.E. Second St. The Jaycees would like
to welcome all energetic young people between the ages of 21 and
39, who are interested in working towards the betterment of our
community. For information, call Margaret Bowers at (863) 763-
7399.
A.A. meeting from noon until 1 p.m. at the First United Method-
ist Church 200 N.W Second St. It's an open meeting.
AA. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic
Church, 701 S.W. Sixth St. It will be a closed discussion.
NA. meeting at 8 p.m. at the Sports Complex pavilion, 580 N.W.
27th Lane, next to the pool. For information call (863) 634-4780.

Thursday
Tantie Quilters meet every Thursday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
at the Historical Society Museum on U.S. 98 N. For information call
Margaret at (863) 467-8020, or Belinda at (863) 357-0166.
Family History Center meets from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at
the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 310 S.W Sixth St.
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.
AA. Closed big book meeting from 8 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Church
of Our Savior, 200 N.W Third St.
Prayer group meets at 10 a.m. at the Community Center, 412
N.W Sixth St. For information, call (863) 763-5996.
Christian Fellowship Prayer group meets at 9:30 a.m. in the
fellowship hall at 412 N.W Sixth St. For information, call (863) 763-
5996.


Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee will meet from noon until 1
p.m. at Village Square Restaurant, 301 W South Park St. All Kiwanis
and the public are welcome. For information, contact Frank Irby at
(863) 357-1639.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 47 will meet from 5 until 6:30
p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 200 N.W Second St. Please
join us or ask questions. Call Phyllis at (863) 467-8636 or Hazel at
(863) 763-.4920 for information.
Cowboys for Christ will meet at Dunklin Memorial, 407 N.W
Third Ave. Everyone is invited. For information, call Mike Fletcher
at (863) 357-6257.


to 21 years. Ages for boys will be 0 months to 9 years. Categories
are beauty, photogenic, most beautiful/handsome, best dressed
and the cover queen/king for the program book. Deadline to en-
ter is Sunday, July 8, at 5 p.m. No exceptions. Applications may
be picked up at Kid's Corner, the Chamber of Commerce, Flower
Petals, Photos by Bobbi and the Okeechobee Fire Rescue Station.
For information call Donny Arnold at (863) 634-6464; Pat Yeates at
(863) 634-6985; or, Margie at Fire/Rescue during business hours at
(863) 763-5544.

Fundraiser benefits The Pregnancy Center
The Pregnancy Center of Okeechobee will hold a fundraiser at
the KOA Kampground on U.S. 441 S. from 6 until 9 p.m. on Thurs-
day, July 19. The purpose of the event is to raise funds to re-open
the center at 1505 S. Parrott Ave. Tickets for the steak or chicken
dinner are $25 per person or $125 per table. The guest speaker will
be Tim DeTellis. For information, contact Laurie Garner at (863)
634-8523.


Community Events

Camp for infants and parents offered
Healthy Start will present a Baby and Me Camp. Participants will
attend a one week camp with their infants to learn about parenting,
safety, self esteem and many other topics. Participants will receive
a stipend of $75 for attending a full week of camp. Participants and
their infants must be registered by June 29. Teen girls up to 18 years
old who are pregnant or have a child from birth to age 3 are eli-
gible to participate. The father of the baby may also attend. The first
camp is July 16-20; second camp is July 23-27; and, third camp is
July 30-Aug. 3. Camps are from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Call The Healthy Start office at (863) 462-5877 to register.

Lake relies topic of radio talk show
WWFR-91.7 FM will host a radio talk show on Saturday, June 30,
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 is Christian Davenport, an
archaeologist from Palm Beach who will be discussing archaelogi-
cal finds on Lake Okeechobee and the damage done by looters. For
information, call Christian Davenport at (561) 233-5331.

Church hosting vacation Bible school
The Cornerstone Baptist Church, 18387 U.S. 441 N., will host
game day/vacation Bible school July 2-6, from 6 until 8:30 p.m. ev-
ery evening except on July 4, which will be family day from 3 until
8:30 p.m. There will be games, food and fun. The event is for chil-
dren ages 3 and up. For information or the register your child/ teen,
contact Stacy at (863) 763-5675 or Tom at (863) 532-8519.

VFW Post plans membership drive
Buckhead Ridge VFW Post #9528, 2002 S.R. 78 W, will hold a
membership drive and barbecue on Wednesday, July 4, from noon
until 3 p.m. You are eligible for membership in the VFW, AMVETS,
VFW men's auxiliary or the VFW ladies auxiliary if yourself, your
father, mother, brother, sister, grandfather, stepbrother or stepsister
served in the military overseas or in the U.S. Prospective .members
should bring proof of service, such as a DD-214, or pay records or
travel records. Senior Judge Kirby Sullivan will be the guest speaker.
Barbecue chicken and port will be served for a donation of $6.

Coalition offers summer program
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition will offer a free
summer program, The Traveling Medicine Show: S.O.S. Students
Offering 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 Lydia
Jean Williams at (863) 634-9015.

Lake clean up day is planned
Big O' Teen Anglers/Taylor Creek Bass Club will be sponsoring,
a clean up day for the shores of Lake Okeechobee and the Kissim-
mee River from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 7. Volunteers
are needed and will be provided with hotdogs and drinks for lunch.
There will be an Okee-Tantie Campground/Marina cleanup day to
follow. For information, contact Charles Eaton Jr. at (863) 467-8871
or (863) 532-0501.

Vacation Bible School is planned
The Seventh Day Adventist Church, 412 N.W sixth St. would like
to invite children ages 3 years through fifth grade to come join them
in a stampede at their vacation bible school. It will take you on a
wild ride through God's word at Avalanche Ranch. It will be held
Sunda\v, .uhl 8 through Thursdav. July 12, from 6 until 8:30 p.m. For'
more information please contact Carolyn at i.iS63,i 357-3680.

OSAC training group to meet
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's community out-,
reach/training committee will meet Monday, July 9, from 9 until 10
a.m. The meeting is open to anyone interested in participating. For
information on the meeting location, call Lydia Jean Williams at
(863) 634-9015.

OSAC panel to meet on July 9
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's community re-
source committee will meet Monday, July 9, from 11:30 aim. un-
til 12:30 p.m. This is a brown bag'lunch meeting and is open to
anyone interested in participating. For information on the meeting
location, contact Deputy Keith Stripling at (863) 763-6064 or Lydia
Jean Williams at (863) 634-9015.

OSAC board will meet July 10
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's advisory board
will meet Tuesday, July 10, from 11 until 11:45 a.m. at the First Unit-
ed Methodist Church, 200 N.W Second St. The meeting is open to
all board members. For information, call Lydia Jean Williams at
(863) 634-9015.

OSAC plans monthly meeting
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's monthly meeting
will be held Tuesday, July 10, from 11:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at
the First United Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. Everyone is
welcome and lunch will be served. All parents and PTO members
from Okeechobee's public and private schools are encouraged to
attend and assist in developing a county-wide prevention plan. For
information, contact Lydia Jean Williams at (863) 634-9015.

Children's council to meet July 12
The Children's Services Council will meet on Thursday, July 12,
at 5 p.m. in the conference room of the Okeechobee County School
Board Office at 700 S.W. Second Ave. For information, contact Cath-
leen Blairat (863) 462-5000, ext. 255.

Poker run will benefit Hospice
There will be a poker run held in memory of Perry Young on
Saturday, July 14. There will be a $5 entry fee and all proceeds will
be donated to Hospice of Okeechobee and The Hamrick Home.
There will be an auctiori following the run at the Cypress Hut Flea
Market on U.S. 441 S.E. For information, contact Lorraine Watson
at (863) 763-2997.

Benefit beauty pageant is planned
The 12th annual Mr. & Miss Firecracker Fundraiser Beauty Pag-
eant will be held Saturday, July 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Okeechobee
High School lecture hall, 2800 U.S. 441 N. Funds raised will go to
the Okeechobee County Fire/Rescue volunteers to be used to pur-
chase needed equipment. Age groups for girls will be 0 months


Okeechobee News, Friday, June 29, 2007


OPINION








N~en~ei~iuAc mi .It,n 292007 THERAREA EWS


New sheriff's office, jail open


By Nena Bolan
Special to Okeechobee News
MOORE HAVEN The new
corrections facility built in Moore
Haven has a dual purpose. It is
the new Glades County Sheriff's
Office and jail, and it will also
house the U.S. Immigration and
Customs Enforcement detainee
center. Construction began in
May 2006, and now the sheriff's
office and county jail is ready to
open.
From the outside, the facility
looks very ordinary, but no one
has any idea how impressive the
new building is on the inside
and look at how it was designed.
The facility was built to fulfill
law enforcement procedure,
securely house criminals,
withstand hurricane force winds
and provide a decent place for
employees to work. It is more
than just a jailhouse.
Major Richard Jones, director
of operations, gave a tour of the
facility. He led the way through
an extensive floor plan of offices,
corridors, stairways, dormitories
and specialized rooms. Major
Jones carefully explained the
operations and procedures of
the facility.
The communications room
was designed for dispatch and
receiving 911 calls. It is self-
contained with a break room and
restroom so workers can remain
close by when emergencies
arise. The area is three times
larger than the communications
room at the old building.
A much needed forensics lab
will allow the sheriff's office to
conduct its own laboratory work
on collected evidence. The staff
is pleased to have it on hand,


City gets i
22 tons of trash
hauled away
By Nena Bolan
INI Florida
MOORE HAVEN The city
of Moore Haven held its council
meeting June 19.
Mike Jones, public works
director, reported that trash
amnesty week of June 11 was a
moderate success. City residents
gathered and sorted their trash,
debris and vegetation so that city
trucks could haul it away.
This effort was necessary to
rid the community of loose debris
that could cause damage during
hurricane winds, organizers said.


Glades at a Glance


County still under
burn ban
Glades County is still under a
burn ban. Due to dry conditions,
the danger of wildfire is very high.
All outdoor burning is prohibited.
For more information, contact the
Division of Forestry, or the Glades
County Office of Emergency
Management.
Democratic Executive
Committee to meet
The 2008 election is just
around the corner. All Glades


because in the past the county
has had to rely on labs in other
regions and sometimes it would
take a few months to get results,
according to Major Jones.
The administration and
clerical offices are roomy
enough to hold many cabinets
and computer stations. There is
a staff dining room, break room
and locker room with a fitness
area so officers can condition
themselves to stay in shape for a
demanding job.
The medical department has
a nurses' station, waiting area,
treatment rooms, pharmacy
and a standard medical holding
cell. The Glades County Sheriff's
Office contracted with Armor
Correctional Health Services,
Inc. to provide general health
and mental health care.
Altogether they will have more
than 16 full time medical staff,
and are contracting with local
physicians.
The facility contains its own
kitchen and laundry area which
has a regular staff and additional
inmate workers. A commissary
room allows inmates to purchase
items like toothpaste, and a law
library provides research on legal
issues.
There is an expansive, secure
corridor which leads to the
dormitory pods. The interior of
the dorms are finished in colors
of white and grey with fixtures
of stainless steel and neutral tile.
The secure windows are built
high up on the wall and provide
bright, indirect sunlight.
The huge metal doors are
green with a horizontal slot that
has a hinged, locked lid. When
a corrections officer arrives to


INI/Nena Bolan
The new Glades County Sheriff's Office and jail had a grand
opening June 22. Speakers at the ceremony included Sena-
tor Dave Aronberg and Sheriff Stuart Whiddon, left; Chief
Deputy Robert DeMann, center, and GCDC chairman Alvin
Ward, right.
escort someone, the inmate must look at the facility. Senator
put his back against the door with Dave Aronberg and Mike Rosas
his hands thrust into the slot so of Immigration and Customs
the officer can put cuffs on them Enforcement (ICE) spoke briefly
before the door is opened, at the ribbon cutting ceremony.
Security measures equal safety Alvin Ward, GCDC chairman,
for staff and the incarcerated. An and Stuart Whiddon, Glades
armory is secured and monitored, County Sheriff, told visitors how
and card proximity readers let a the former sheriff, the late Jim
corrections staff member in and Rider, was instrumental in the
out of secure areas. A housing creation of the facility.
observation station is positioned "I would like to thank Mrs.
above the dormitories. Rider, for without Jim this would
Central control is the brain have never happened," said
center for the entire operation, havenever happened," said
and all actions and directions are Sheriff Stuart Whiddon.
initiated in this office. An open house for the general
"If anything happens in this public was held June 23. The
jail, it originates here," said Major county jail facility will be open for
Jones. business in earlyJuly. Immigration
A grand opening was held and Customs Enforcement will
on June 22 where federal, state begin operations in the near
and local officials got their first future.


update on trash amnesty
Mike Jones believes this was The council was briefed by its names in ord
beneficial to city residents. public finance advisor, Philip C. names.
"Things are looking a little Bennett, on affordable housing Mr. Echo]
better around town," said Mr. financing for Moore Haven. Mr. city council
Jones. Bennett is president of Public support whe
The city continues to pursue Finance Associates, Inc. located Park was u
code enforcement by observing in Fort Myers. According tc
and documenting parking, and The council elected officers the loss of th
property ordinance violations, to coordinate the affordable benefits and
Notices are mailed to the owners housing finance authority. John valorem taxes
of vehicles and property in Ahern was elected chairman, and to maintain
question. Mike Brantley was elected vice- residents.
I Steve Ramunni, city attorney, chairman. Pointing t
informed the council that a code Russell Echols, Glades County news that th
enforcement notice remains commissioner, informed the city built, comm
pending on the Arcade building that the new 911 system will disappointmE
which was deemed unsafe. The have to change street names in "These a
matter of demolition will be order to eliminate confusion for times," said I
brought before Judge Lundy on first responders. He asked the Staff Write
a July 19 court date, the code city to contact the county's 911 reached at
violation deadline, coordinator when choosing street com.


County registered Democrats
are encouraged to attend. The
Glades DEC meets every month
on second Tuesday at the library
at 5:30 p.m. For more information
contact Ellen Hawk Geake at (863)
983-2962 or (863) 946-1963.
Free Bread provided
Free Bread provided by the
fine folks at the New Hope Baptist
Church located at 638 Yaun Road
in Moore Haven. This will be
every Saturday from 10 a.m. 'until
noon or when the bread is gone.
Hard to believe, but the bread is
free!


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2007 UPCOMING EVENTS


Javcee's 4th of July Fireworks July 4th
TEvent Information Call (863) 763-1666
Located at 4200 East Highway 70
.'f I, 3 miles east of downtown Okeechobee
For Additional Information, please visit our Okeechobee County Web Sites
www.co.okeechobee.fl.us & www.okeechobee-tdc.com


week
er to avoid duplicate
Is also thanked the
for their show of
n the Glades Power
under consideration.
the commissioner,
e plant's potential tax
the reduction in ad
es, it will be difficult
services for county
to the effect of the
he plant will not be
lissioners expressed
ent.
re very challenging
Russell Echols.
er Nena Bolan can be
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Florida Agriculture and Con-
sumer Services Commissioner
Charles H. Bronson announced
that beginning July 30 the de-
partment's Division of Forestry
will re-offer the Southern Pine
Beetle Prevention Cost-Share
Program to eligible non-indus-
trial private forest landowners.
The goal of the program is to
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damage in Florida by helping
forest landowners reduce the
susceptibility of their pine stands
to this destructive insect pest.
The Southern Pine Beetle is


the most destructive insect of
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United States. They will attack
and kill all species of pine within
their path. In the Southern Unit-
ed States, they attack loblolly
pine, shortleaf pine, pond pine
and Virginia pine. In Florida,
they also readily attack and kill
spruce pine and sand pine. Even
though slash pine and longleaf
pine are more resistant to their
attacks, these pines have fallen
victim to colonization.
In the past, Florida did not
experience many destructive


episodes because of the lack of
large areas of loblolly and short-
leaf pine in susceptible stages.
However, an epidemic in the
Gainesville area during 1994
showed that Florida was not im-
mune to the problem. Then, in
2001 the Gainesville area experi-
enced an even worse outbreak.
Of the more than 400 infesta-
tions detected throughout Ala-
chua County, approximately one
half were located within the city
limits of Gainesville. But, pine
beetle attacks are not limited to
forests. They also kill expensive


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Children at play
During the summer months, children are often found at the Okeechobee Recreation Park,
located next to the skate park. These children were found playing under the supervision
of their parents. Sadie and Shawna Marfil, Maria Corsen, Taylor Palham, and Dustin Barns
enjoy their day out.


trees in yards, parks and other
ornamental settings.
The goal of the Southern
Pine Beetle Prevention Cost-
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southern pine beetle damage in
Florida by helping forest land-
owners reduce the susceptibil-
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destructive insect pest. Periodic
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in Florida have resulted in mil-
lions of,cubic feet of pine timber
killed on thousands of acres.
Forest management practices,
such as thinning and prescribed
burning, can improve the health
of pine stands and decrease the
likelihood of developing south-
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The program offers up to 50
percent cost reimbursement for
pre-commercial thinning and
prescribed burning treatments,
and a $50 per acre incentive
payment for landowners who
conduct a first pulpwood thin-
ning. The program is limited
to 44 northern Florida counties
located within the range of the
southern pine beetle. Qualified
landowners may apply for one
approved practice per state fis-
cal year. The minimum tract
size requirement is 10 acres and
funding requests may not ex-
ceed $10,000.
For an application and more
information ohn program require-
ments and procedures, land-
owners can visit their local Divi-
sion of Forestry office. Contact
information for the county for-
ester office is available at http://
www.fl-dof.com. Applications
cannot be submitted before July
30, and will be evaluated on a
first-received, first-served ba-
sis. The program is supported
through temporary grants from
the USDA Forest Service and will
be offered only as long as fund-
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to eickjoj@doacs.state.fl.us.


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first, the child was merely follow-
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Medical Briefs

OSAC training group to meet
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's community out-
reach/training committee will meet Monday, July 9, from 9 until 10
,a.m. The meeting is open to anyone interested in participating. For
informationn on the meeting location, call Lydia Jean Williams at
(863) 634-9015.
":0SAC panel to meet on July 9
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's community re-
source committee will meet Monday, July 9, from 11:30 a.m. until
S12:30 p.m. This is a brown bag lunch meeting and is open to any-
,one interested in participating. For information on the meeting loca-
tion, contact Deputy Keith Stripling at (863) 763-6064 or Lydia Jean
,Williams at (863) 634-9015.
OSAC board will meet July 10
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's advisory board
",will meet Tuesday, July 10, from 11 until 11:45 a.m. at the First Unit-
-'ed Methodist Church, 200 N.W Second St. The meeting. is open
to all board members. For information, call Lydia Jean Williams at
(863) 634-9015.
OSAC plans monthly meeting
The Okeechobee Substance Abuse Coalition's monthly meeting
-will be held Tuesday, July 10, from 11:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at
Ihe First United Methodist Church, 200 N.W Second St. Everyone is
welcome and lunch will be served. All parents, PTO members from
Okeechobee's public, and private schools are encouraged to attend
and assist in developing a countywide prevention plan. For informa-
tion, contact Lydia Jean Williams at (863) 634-9015.
Red Cross to host water instructor course
, The American Red Cross will conduct water safety instructor
courses on Aug. 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25. The fee is $160. Applicants
must be at lest 15 years of age. To register, call (863) 763-2488.
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.
,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 do-
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At the Movies
The following movies are now
showing at the Brahman Theatres
III.
Movie times for Friday, June
29, through Thursday, July 5, are
as follows:
Theatre I -"Evan Almighty"
(PG) Showtimes: Friday at 7 and
9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 2,
4:15, 7 and 9 p.m. only. Monday at
3 and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9
p.m.
Theatre II "Fantastic Four"
(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.
Theatre III "Ratatouille" (PG)
iv,,,tin > Friday at 7 and 9 p.m.
S.,lhn.\ and Sunday at 2, 4:15,
o ,,I I, p.m. Monday at 3 and 7
p.m, Tuesday, Wednesday and
TI i-.,i\ at2,4:15, 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
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CHIHUAHUA, Injured w/Ten-
nessee rabies tag. Call to
identify. (863)357-3225
HORSE, near Pioneer Subdivi-
sion in Hendry County.
Please call (863)674-4060
or (863)983-1440 to identify
PUPPY, in Country Hill Es-
tates, call to identify.
(863)763-5062


SHEPHERD MIX- missing
since 6/18 Double J Acres.
Little girl waiting for me.
(863)673-4881 / 675-4880
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CHAIR, Wing Back, Small,
Comfortable. Needs clean-
ing. Free you haul.
(863)675-3401
KITTENS- Free to Good Home
Only! 6 wks old. Male & Fe-
Smale. Cute! (863)801-3561
MANURE COMPOST, great for
gardening. (863)675-0552
RED SHEPHERD MIX, Male,
SUnder 1 yr. old. Very friend-
, ly. Needs room to run. Good
home only. (863)697-0845
UPRIGHT PIANO- White com-
puter desk and beige love-
seat. You must pickup.
(863)675-4773 after 6pm
WASHER & DRYER- FREE,
you must haul
(863)675-3412


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SALE
OKEE., Sat. June 30th,
8am-2pm, 4-Seasons area,
6568 NE 4th St. 15' Boat &
trailer, 2 Ford vans, 13 pcs.
drum set, Clothes
& Lot's More!


YOUNG 50 yr old Male Seek-
ing Female for dining &
beaches. (863)801-3031

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




A/C SERVICE TECH
Min 3 yrs experience. EOE
DFWR Exp. need only apply
(863) 763-8391
BOOKKEEPER NEEDED- must
have valid driver license and
references required. D/F/W.
Call days 863-634-7552
Nights 863-763-5321



Needed for 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
210N E 3rd Ave.
DFWP/EOE
Dump Truck Driver
Needed Must have valid
CDL license. Contact Billy
(863)634-4526
FOREMAN, Working Grade,
Needed in Okeechobee.
Salary based on exp. Apply
in person 12575 Hwy. 70 E.


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MATURE HOUSE KEEPER
NEEDED- Live on ranch,
must have valid driver li-
cense and references re-
quired. D/F/W. Call days
863-634-7552 Nights
863-763-5321
MEDICAL OFFICE
F/T Help needed. Please fill out
application form at our office
or mail resume to:
304 NE 19th Dr,
Okeechobee FL 34972
NEEDED:
Energetic, self-motivated
person who loves children to
work for busy Childcare
Center. 863-467-5588
Zibeco Construction Corp
is seeking a
SITE SUPERINTENDENT
Must have a minimum of 3
yrs. experience and be able to
work along side framers &
finish carpenters.
Please call Michelle @
(863)467-3000 Mon.-Fri.,
9am-4pm for appointment.
Zibeco Construction Corp
Seeks TRIM CARPENTERS/
FRAMERS, Must have a
minimum of 2 yrs. experience.
Starting pay $12 to $15/hour
Call Shaun @ (863)634-7428
Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm


MATERNAL CARE CASE
MANAGEMENT POSITION
Bilingual required.
Fax resume: 863-462-5878
RENAL CARE CENTER
Has opening for a
part-time/per-diem RN and
Patient Care Technician.
Benefits and training provided.
Apply at 201 SW 16 St. or call
Janet at (863)467-7654



HORSE EXERCISER P/T
Experienced English pleasure
rider for exercising horses
needed 3 days a week. Morn-
ings only. Call M-F 6am-3pm
(863)763-4723


NEED SOMEONE TO CLEAN?
Call (863)467-0624
I am Bonded w/ references.
Okeechobee Area


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NEWEST store open
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Our Manager
Trainees have paid
training, bonuses,
benefits. NO
Sundays!! Must be
21 or over, clean
MVR, drug free.
APPLY IN PERSON
2302 Hwy 441 South
or e-mail resume to:
aaronrents@msn.com


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
then eligible for LPN training. Good benefits.
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406 N.W. 4th Street (863) 357-2442


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EXCAVATOR OPERATORS
Long term organization looking to hire
experienced professional operators for key
projects. Individual has to be a safe worker
w/proven general excavation operator skills
such as loading trucks, lifting pipes, etc.,
trenching, sloping, backfilling and compacting.
Knowledge of Florida soils, lasers, grade
elevations and operation of others types of
equipment a plus. Must have good driving
record. Pay commensurate with experience.
Fax Resume to: (772)468-4669. Drug Testing
Required. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Females & Minorities Encouraged to Respond.


SUPERIOR WATER WORKS
General Office Assistant
Full Time M-F, Sat.
Bi-Lingual; proficient in both Spanish & English.
Must be a multi-tasker, good with people and on the
phone. Basic Computer skills, Will train.
Apply in person only at 917 WS. Park Street.
Good Pay w/benefits.


Lykes Citrus Management Division has an imme-
diate opening for a Pest/Disease Inspection Su-
pervisor. Qualified applicants must possess at
least two years experience working in a citrus
grove production environment with a concentra-
tion on citrus production disease identification
and management and have experience with the
implementation of current disease management
protocols. The ideal candidate must be computer
literate and know how to operate GPS equip-
ment.
Lykes Citrus Management Division offers compeli-
tive wages (including participation in the compa-
ny's bonus plan) and a benefit package which
includes Medical, Dental, Life, AD&D and LTD in-
surance plus paid vacation and holidays. Inter-
ested applicants should e-mail their resume to
rich.hethertonAlykes.com or fax to
(863)465-1672.
Lykes Bros. Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportu-
nity Employer/Affirmative Actions/Drug Free
Workplace, M/F/D/VN

MECHANICS/EQUIPMENT
OPERATORS/LABORERS
Lykes Citrus Management Division has openings for Mechan-
ics/Equipment Operators & Laborers at its Basinger Grove.
Lykes offers a competitive wage and benefit package. Interest-
ed applicants should cometo the office listed below between
the hours of 7:3AM-3:3PM Monday thru Fain in Okeeday to com-
plete an application:
Lyke openings avManagement Division
Basinger Grove
490 Buckhorant manRoad
Loridaence inL 33857
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necessary Hiring AM & PM for only the right people.
GENERAL MANAG RS Train in Okeechobee for
relocation. field of addictions
Immediate openings available. $40k plus benefits to
start.
ASSISTANT MANAGERS Looking for persons
interested
in a career in restaurant management. Good people
skills & experience in restaurants a must.
$30-$35k based on exp.
SERVERS- Presentable, personable & hard working
qualities is a must. Exp. preferred but not
necessary. Hiring AM & PM for only the right people.





Located in Okeechobee area. Min.
2 yrs. work exp. in field of addictions
recovery. CAS or equivalent required:
Working knowledge of twelve step
recovery programs. HS diploma or
equivalent. Fax resume with salary
requirements to 954-967-3477.






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Full Time/Part Time RN's & LPN's
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Child Care Needed410
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Ron's Pressure Washing
& Minor Repairs &
Lawn Service
Roof coating, Repair to
Mobile Homes & more.
No job to big or small. Free
estimates. 863-763-7675
or cell 863-261-1565
New Lic. # 2423



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




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 & 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
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Toys & Games 730
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AMANA, central air & heat,
$500. (863)227-4417 ask
for Mary
CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONER:
Package unit, with heat, 07
model. $1650.
561-447-0339


ROCKER, $100
(863)634-0888


COMMERCIAL FREEZER- 2dr,
reach in, good for ice stor-
age, glass doors, $1500
(863)673-0920
DISHWASHER, Kenmore Ultra
Wash II, needs a water
pump. $25. (863)763-4098
KENMORE STOVE Electric,
Ivory, good cond., $75,
(863)357-5773.
KITCHEN STOVE, Maytag,
electric, white, clean, works
& looks good. $50
(863)697-2033
REFRIGERATOR- Frigidaire,
frostproof, works great,
needs paint. $50
(561)254-7458 Clewiston


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Cash Handling Experience
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employees are trusted and empowered
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REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER
Whirlpool, side by side,
w/ice maker, good cond.
$250 (863)467-8294
STOVE- Whirlpool, asking $75
(863)675-0969
UPRIGHT FREEZER, 20 cu. ft.,
frost free, with lock. $250 or
best offer. (863)467-5360
WASHER & DRYER- Kenmore,
70/80 series, 1 yr old. Like
new with 2 yr warranty
$700. Neg. (720)284-4018
WASHER Kenmore, white,
good cond., $75.
(863)357-5773
WASHER- Kenmore & Maytag
dryer. Full size, Like new.
$225. (561)371-1027
WASHER/DRYER- Stackable,
Apt. size, Like new. Asking
$350. or best offer. Call
Rose @ (772)419-8370


BICYCLE- 2 Huffy 26" mens
Mt bikes. $80 for both or will
sell separate (561)254-7458
Clewiston.
MOUNTAIN BIKES- 1-male &
1-female. Good condition.
Both 5 spds. $60. or will
separate. (863)673-2726
SCHWIN BICYCLE 1955: 26",
brand new, original condi-
tion. Reduced to $500.
(863)467-5756.
SCOOTER, 2 wheel, electric,
with charger, lights, horn,
mirror & directional, $150
(863)697-8731
UTILITY BICYCLE 3 wheel,
TLC, $30 (863)675-0300
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METAL SHED- 8x16, 6ft high,
with doors at both ends,
$350 (561)741-4647


Gutters Plus,

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It wasn't raining when
Noah built the arki
Prepare now and let us help.
Hurricane Protection
Seamless Raingutter
Screen Rooms and
Enclosures Carports
Call today for your
free estimate
(863) 634-3159
Lic. #OCSL2783-01
PLYWOOD (10 sheets): 3/4",
4x6 sheets. $120 will sep.
Call (561)762-4620 Jupiter
area.
SHOWER STALL- Fiberglass,
Never installed, w/vanity &
sink. $150. Will separate.
(561)371-1027

Shutters &
Gutters, Inc.
Professional
Instaft&fo ofStorm
Shutters &Seamless
SRin Gutters
Licensed & Insured

863.763.5650
1551 N.W. 24th Drive
Okeechobee
License #765
SLIDING GLASS DOORS (3)-
in ajum frames, $500 firm
(863)763-3451
STAIRS/5 STEPS: for Modular
Home. Fiberglass w/Dbl.
hand rail. Good condition.
$125. 863-467-7197
STORM SECURITY DOORS,
?2), black, steel, 32"x80" &
"x80", $200 will sell sep-
arately. (863)946-1284


BABY JOGGER, all aluminum,
made by Kool Stride, $100.
(863)983-4940
CONVERTIBLE CRIB- With
mattress. Graco Bounce &
Toddler bed. Good cond.
$185. Will sep. 863-673-2726
LG ROCKING HORSE- with
sound, good condition, $60
or best offer (863)824-2696
after 7pm
PLAYPEN, In new shape w/
add on diaper changer. Only
used 2x's. Fold & Go type.
$60 neg. (863)509-8152
TODDLER BED- Babcock,
wood, mission style. Like
new w/toddler mattress.
$60 firm. (772)263-1178


JACKET: Harley Davidson Du-
rango, leather, exc cond, like
new, never worn, women's
sm. $300. 863-673-0980
WEDDING DRESS- size 4,
beaded, includes veil, $500
(863)824-6164


INDIAN HEAD 1909 $5 GOLD
COIN- 14ct gold rope bezel,
16" gold rope chain, $600
neg (863)763-2458


AUTOGRAPHED & JERSEY
CARDS- Football, Basketball
& baseball, $2000 neg.
(239)398-2628
DOLL- Cabbage Patch, '1984,
Good condition. $50.
(863)801-4949
SPORTS COLLECTION, mint
condition, Make Offer. Call
for appt. (863)610-0466



DELL COMPUTER SYS: Pen-
tium 4, XP Pro, monitor, key-
board, mouse & speakers.
$225. (863)517-2782 Tony
LAPTOP- (2) Dell, Good
shape, loaded, $600 for both
or will sell separate
(863)674-0212


KILN- Paragon ceramic, Good
condition. $200.
(863)675-0550 LaBelle


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LICENSE #QB49109
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Room Additions Florida Rooms i
Garages Seawalls
Ernest Lancaster (863) 634-2044


BR SET Queen headboard,
triple dresser, chest, 2 nite
stands, $250
(863)763-2601
BRASS TOP COFFEE TABLE-
30", asking $45
(863)675-0300 La Belle
CANOPY BED SUITE- Twin sz,
incid mirrored dresser, night
stand, desk book case.
$350. (863)763-0669
CHINA CABINET- (2) white
gold trim, glass doors, very
good cond. $200 for both
(561)790-6589
COMPUTER DESK- Large,
Corner, With Hutch & lots of
space for "Stuff". Gently used.
$75. (863)357-0060
COUCH & LOVESEAT, dark
green, leather, good condi-
tion, $200. (863)763-5067
COUCH- asking $75
(863)675-0969
DINING ROOM SET: Broyhill,
with hutch. Paid $1700. Ask-
ing $300. 863-467-5756
DINING ROOM TABLE oval
shaped, w/leaf, 6 chairs,
asking $250/best offer.
(863)610-2946.
DINING ROOM TABLE- w/4
chairs. Solid Oval wood.
Chairs are cream print fabric.
$200 (863)357-2412
DRESSER, Bassett, 3 drawer,
1 door, like new, $100.
(863)763-7989
END TABLES, with drawers,
wormwood, dated 7/69,
Hammary Mfg., $75.
(863)467-1897
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER:
Cherry color, will hold up to
30" TV. $50. (863)675-7539
GLIDER ROCKING CHAIR-
good condition, $80 or best
offer (863)697-2168,
LOVESEAT w/matching chair
& cocktail table, solid wood,
exc. cond., $325 firm.
(863)673-4942
MATTRESS, BOXSPRING &
FRAME, queen size, $100 for
all or best offer.
(863)763-7217
PINE DESK- large, $120 or
best offer. (863)634-4888
SECTIONAL- New, dark
brown, Bassett, w/2 reclin-
ers, asking $1000
(863)763-3660
SLEEPER SOFA- 7ft Carlton,
beige color, excellent condi-
tion, $395 (863)673-2593



GOLF CART, Club Car, 48 volt,
Excellent condition. $2400
(863)763-5299/610-1282
GOLF CLUBS, McGregor Mac-
tec, fairly new. Graphite
shaft, stiff flex. 4-pw. $350.
(863)357-3542


FIRE SAFES (2) & METAL
LOCKING GUN CABINET-
asking $350 for all or will
Sell sep (863)674-0613
FIREARMS LIBRARY: Com-
plete hand gun and long gun
info- 32 leather bound vol-
umes.. $200. 863-697-2033
RIFLE- 300 Win. Mag. Rueger
M77 Bolt action, Special trig-
ger & pad. 'L/H Lots of am-
mo. $600. (239)823-5092
TAURAS PT1911, 45 cal., 2
magazines. $500 firm.
(863)634-9494



AB MACHINE, $50
(863)634-0888
FITNESS MACHINE- Welder
home fitness. Includes arm
and leg attachments. $125
(863)357-2412
NORDIC TRACK- Space Saver
Elliptical, 4 mos old, mint
condition $500
(863)673-3844
WEIGHT BENCH- 3 attach-
ments, no weights $35.
(863)484-0267 .
WEIGHT BENCH XTX- 300 lbs
set & Pro Form XP 300
Workout Ctr. Like new $375.
(720)284-4018


ADJUSTABLE BED- Craftmat-
ic, Like new condition. New
$5000. Asking $600.
(863)675-1553
HOVERAROUND- Excellent
condition. $6500 new. Ask-
ing $800. (863)675-1553
POWER CHAIR: Pride Jazzy
#1113 w/joystick. Exc cond.
Small turn radius. New $5800,
Now $1090. (863)763-6907


ADULT DVDS- New 10, $75.
Call Dawn @
(863)634-3783 Serious in-
quiries Only.
BOUNCE HOUSE/SLIDE
COMBO: 15x15, Great condi-
tion. $2000 (863)228-2440
or (863)675-1113 LaBelle
CLOTHES POLES- 2, Galva-
nized, Excellent condition.
$40. (863)675-0550 LaBelle


MASSAGE SPA: seats 3, 255
gallons of water, $500.
(863)763-0141 after 5:30pm



DRUM SET, First Act, Like
New. $125. (863)675-7539
ORGAN- electric, works, $50
(863)357-4195


GUITAR, New Squier Strat,
w/cover, SP10 Squier Am-
plifier, black, Some music.
$235. (863)357-8788
GUITAR- Takamine EG330C,
1999 model, asking $500
can be seen at Jennings
Hdwe (863)675-2311


AQUARIUMS (2) 55gal.,
(1) 25 gal. $85 for all or will
,sell separate (863)467-4994
BABY BALL PYTHON- asking
$35 (863)675-6183 after
4:30pm
BLUE HEALER PUPPIES:
Males & Females available.
Shots & Wormed. $250.
863-763-3631/561-718-1212
DOG PENS (3)- Must sell to-
gether. 1 10x10x6, 2
8x10x6. Galvanized. $400
(863)634-6601/256-3629
DOG PENS, (4), chain link, &
large plastic sky kennels,
$680 will sell separately.
(863)245-9413
JACK RUSSEL/CHIHUAHUA, 6
weeks old, $100.
(239)657-8549
LAB PUPPY, blonde, male,
registered, adorable, very
friendly, intelligent, $450
firm. (863)673-6829
PARROT: Ring Neck w/ Large
5 Ft. Cage. 4 month old.
$250. (863)673-2314
PUPPY, Chocolate Pit Mixed
Red Nose, 1st shots, 12
weeks, male, $250
(772)359-2707
WEST HIGHLAND TERRIER,
Male, all shots current, 1 yr.
old. $450 'or best offer.
(863)697-1092



TOILET, complete, 1 yr. old,
$30. (863)467-6868



Nikijima, walking, welting,
zipper feet, table, motor,
light, threadstand, like new,
$600. 772-332-1438
SEWING MACHINE, Singer,
Portable. Excellent condition.
$100. (863)467-9892



HOME THEATER: Elite Audio
EA-609, Surround Sound, Pd
$5300 Sacrifice for $500.
LaBelle area. (239)357-6889
SPEAKERS, Bass canon, 2
port with JL speaker sub-
woofer. $50 (863)763-2230


TOSHIBA PROJECTION TV,
50", $150.(863)467-1699


ELECTRIC MOTOR- Balder,
17.25 rpm, 3 hp, 115/230
volt. $100. or best offer.
(863)635-1096 Frostproof
GENERATOR: Briggs & Strat-
ton, 250 watts, 120 & 12
volts., 5, hp. $200.
863-675-1754
GENERATOR, Kawasaki, 3000
watt, 5 hp. $200.
(863)467-5360
SCAFOLDING: 18 pc., w/ all
walk boards & aluminum
planks. $1000.
(863)467-6561
WELDER: Miller, Onon engine,
AC/DC, 250 amps & Genera-
tor. 5.5 kw. 120 / 240 volt.
$1000. (863)675-1754


WANTED: FLORIDA ART
A.E. Backus, J. Hutchinson
H. Newton, G. Buckner, E.
Buckner, L. Roberts, A. Hair,
R A. McClendon, S. Newton,
BIG $$ (772)562-5567

Alricullure



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




ALPHALPHA HAY, Square
Bales, 40-50 LBS. $10 each.
(863)634-5820


HILASON TREELESS SAD-
DLE- variable 15-17", brand
new, sturdy & strong. 30 Ibs.
$350 firm (772)263-1178


HORSE TRAILER, '91 Goose-
neck, needs some body
work, floor good cond.,
$900 neg. (863)201-3492
SADDLES (2) Western, 16"
seat. $100. or best offer.
Please call (863)763-7540
and leave message.


STUD QUARTER HORSE:
Dun/Bay, 8 mo. old. Well
mannered $350 firm.
(863)467-6725
THOROUGHBRED,
very loving 10 yr.
old bay brown
mare, 16.2 hands, great
bloodlines, show quality,
$3000 neg. (561)282-8849.
THROUGH BRED / QUARTER
HORSE, Bay, 9 yr. old geld-
ing. 15.3 hands. Exp. rider.
$1000. (863)467-2104
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JOHN DEERE Tractor rider
lawnmower, Kawasaki eng.,
hydrostatic drive, new batt.
$750. 954-581-8328
MOWER 34" Gravely ZTR,
exc. cond., $1500 or best
offer. (863)634-1479.
SNAPPER PRO 36" hydro-
static drive walk behind
mower, extras, runs great.
$1300. (954)581-8328 .
TILLER- Yard Machine, 5.5 hp
B & S, asking $150
(863)675-4697 Muse, Fl


LIMOUSINE BULL 7 yr. old,
reg., $1200.
(863)610-2946.


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 E: '. BA
AppI Fur-,iriid Cjirpil .i
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TAYLOR CREEK CONDO
1BR/1BA, fully furnished, very
nice. $700 per month + se-
curity deposit. 863-763-7262
or 561-582-8693.


AN AMAZING OPPORTUNITY
Waterfront, Clean & Quiet,
Okeechobee Nicest. From
$750. mo. (772)215-0010
Clean 3/2, 4 acres, animal
friendly, fully fenced, SE
128th Ave., avail now,
$1350 mo. + sec.
561-762-3309
Doublewide, 3BR/2BA, D/W
No pets, yrly lease, $750/mo
+ $1000 sec. dep.
863-763-4031
Indian Hammock, 1800 sq.
ft., 3/2, w/2 stall barn,
fenced, $2400 mo., 1st, last
& sec. (863)467-0831 ask
for Judy
OAK PARK, 3396 SW 18th St.,
2br/lba, completely renovat-
ed, Ig. backyard. $900/mo.
& sec. (863)634-6580
OKEE: Large 3br + retreat
(possible 4th br), 2 full ba,
garden tub, walk-in shower,
fp, in-ground pool on water.
$1200/mo. 1st, last, sec &
ref req'd. 863-634-8863
OKEECHOBEE- 3/2/1 Ever-
lade Estates, tile throughout,
1295/mo, 1st & sec, No pets
561-248-3888/863-599-0156
Okeechobee, brand new 3/2,
avail, now, 1 yr. lease,
$1800 mo., 1st, last & sec.
(863)467-0831 ask for Judy
RANCH, 1BR, on 4 acre lot,
$700 mo. Call
912-224-4658 or
734-637-2697
SW SECTION, CBS: 3/1, W/D
no pets. $950/mo, $2400 to
move in. 2200 SW Third
Ave., close to Walmart. Call
(772)708-7785 for details.
TREASURE ISLAND, 3br,
1.5ba, Furn., Gar, Fenced Must
see! On Canal $1000/mo. +
1st&sec. (561)308-7566



SGreat Location!
OFFICE
SPACE
Downstairs
Close proximity tonew
court house. 863-763-4740


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New Offices avail from
470 sq. ft. up to 1900 sq. ft.
West side of new courthouse
Phone Judy (863)467-0831


OKEE.,Large Furnished Rm:
for rent. Inclds Util, Cable,
Pool & Kitchen privileges.
$150/wk (863)223-2091
VIKING PRAIRIE, Bedroom'
w/priv. bath, full house priv.,'
$450/mo., utils & $200 dep.,
No pets. Ref's req'd,
(863)697-1249 or,
(863)763-6362 leave msg





2 & 3 BEDROOM,
2 BA, CARPORT,
WASHER &
DRYER, LAWN
SERVICE.
$950 TO $1,500
F/US
YEAR LEASE

863-467-8683
772-215-1680

OKEECHOBEE: Waterfront
2br/1.5ba, Exc. cond., furn.,
adults only 55+, pool. $165.
wkly. 561-202-7702

Real Estate



Business Places -
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property Sale 101V
Condos/
Townhouses Sale1015
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property -Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection 1060
Real Estate Wanted1065
Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080




OKEE., 2br, 2ba Oak Lake VillaS.
Brand New Construction
1183 sq ft. Asking $158K
MUST SELL. (863)610-0219
OKEECHOBEE, 2BR/2BA, villa,
remodeled, great condition,
$120,000 or best offer.
(863)697-0414



LAKESHORE RESORT- LAKE
PLACID, FL,F New 2BD cottag-
es on Lake Placid, 300' white
sand beach, dock & addL.
amenities. Call (863)441-2659
Nightly, wkly & mthly, rentals
also avail. Call (863)465-2135
www.lakeshoreresortrentals.com

Mobile Homes



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




AWNINGS, Crank out win-
dows w/screens, doors
in/out, ceiling fans all for
$600 or sep (863)357-7757



NEWLY REMODELED 3BR,
2BA, doublewide, carport,
large lot, $900/mo. 1 yr. lease
& 1 mo. sec. 863-467-5616.
OKEE- Clean 28ft RV,
$400/mo, inclds util, lawn
maint. Single only No smok-
ing, No pets (863)634-8589
OKEE., On Rim Canal lbr
$150. per wk. Min. down &
2br $250. per wk. Min.. down
Call 863-634-1802
PLATTS BUFF, 3br, 2ba,
14'x80', 62 ac., $900 mo.,
1st, last & ref's. Horses & chil-
dren welcome (863)467-6960
RIVER ACRES: 2BR/1.5BA,
Single, on Kissimmee River,
$600/mo. + sec. & electric.
Yearly lease. (863)467-5616


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Noah's North Carolina Furniture Outlet
107 SW 17"' St., Suite B Okeechobee, FL
163-6344049
Open Mon. Sat 11 4:30 PM
Sofa & Loveseat ............... 53500
Wall Hugger ................. 24000
Swivel Rocker ................ s2791o
Small Recliner........... . ... 12500
Sofa Sleeper (Queen)......... $425'0
Full Sleeper .................. .41500
Mini Sleeper ................. $39900
2 7 Piece Bedroom Sets .... 99900 ea.
Big Man Chairs ................ 2500
Plus Tax
Custom Kitchen Cabinets
Mattresses
Twin ....1500
Full .......-199 Pillowtop. .... $22500
Queen $220 Pillowtop..... $25500
King 25500 Pillowtop ..... $39900
See Store for More


Emlymn


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HOUSEKEEPING:

Full Time

Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Apply In Person Only At'
Business Office, 406 N.W. 4th Street


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Mobile Home, '04, furnished &:
lot, never lived in, chain link
fence, nice yard & good
neighborhood, close to town,
$98,000. (863)634-3482
MOBILE HOME, in park, 2
sheds, remodeling done,
needs work, $6500.
(863)467-0954 Iv. msg.

Recreation I
R mm.

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



AIR BOAT- 11.5ft, alum, air
gator type hull. Stainless bot-
tom, 0320, 150hp, Lycom-
ing motorw/trailer $5000
(239)229-4875
AIR BOAT, 12 Ft. Trail Blazer
w/ trailer. Needs motor &
propeller. $2000 or best of-
fer. 239-438-6709
BASE MASTER '85, 17ft.,
w/'92 Trailer, 115hp Mercury
& Stealth 300 trolling motor.
$4000 (863)763-9352
BOSTON WHALER, 17', well
equipped for salt water fish-
ing, coast guard inspected,
(863)467-4084
DINGY- 11ft, Avon, can take
up to 10hp motor, $275
(863)234-1994
JON BOAT, 18ft., 115hp Mer-
cury outboard, center con-
sole, trolling motor. $1500
(863)634-9494
PONTOON, 24', hardtop, with
trailer, 50hp Evinrude & trol-
ling mtr., $2500 or best of-
fer. (863)634-2454
PONTOON BOAT, 20', with
trailer, 48hp Evinrude motor,
$1500. (863)634-4106
SAILBOAT: Hobie Cat, 16 Ft.
w/sails &' trailer. $1000.
(678)725-3216
SAILING DINGY 8ft, fiber-
glass, complete w/sails,
oars, exc shape, $590
(863)234-1994
SPORTSCRAFT- Tri hull- walk
thru windshield, 60hp Mari-
ner outboard, galv trailer,
$650. (863)467-8038
TRACKER '04, 18ft., Model
PT185, 90hp Mercury, w/15
hrs. 6 yr engine warranty,
araged, like new. Paid
16,185, asking $10,185.
(561)573-3499


V-BOTTOM, 14ft., aluminum,
almost new trailer, 25hp mo-
tor, $1200 (863)673-3818
YIP, '79, 15', Bow Rider, open
front, 40hp Merc. outboard,
runs good, $2500.
(863)801-4709


BUS- GM 4905A, '73, 40',
318, full awnings, Tires, A/C's
/Heat, Dinette, Fridge, toilet.
$2500.772-332-1438
CAMPER TOP Fiberglass,
teal green, for stepside pick
up truck, asking $225 or
best offer. (863)357-6315
DODGE CAMPER- '78, incl.
Fridge, stove & bed. Fair
condition. Runs, 318 motor.
$700. (863)342-42900
GMC CAMPER VAN '86- me-
chanically restored, have re-
ceipts, needs paint $4800
neg. (561)254-7458 Clewist.
HOLIDAY RAMBLER '98- 30
ft. $10,000. Call
(239)810-9636
TRAVEL TRLR- 32ft, elec, AC,
fddge & water heater, great
hunting camper, needs some
work $2000. (863)467-1310



BOAT MOTOR, 14.1hp, w/gas
tank & propeller. $400
(561)790-6589
PROPELLER- Stainless Steel
Mercury, 23 pitch, 4 blade.
Good shape. Asking $150.
(863)357-6229


HONDA SHADOW 1100 '93-
nice bike, $3000
(863)763-3599
HONDA- Silverwing, 650 Low
mi., Excellent condition
$4500. (561)951-5676
MOTORCYCLE LIFT- Air oper-
ated w/front wheel vise &
ramp extension. $600.
(863)674-0898 or 517-1019
YAMAHA SCOOTER '04, Bare-
ly used, 222 miles, $1500
(561)262-0510



KAWASAKI 300 BAYOU -
1998, 2WD, runs great,
$1200/neg. (863)675-6214
after 6pm.
SUZUKI RM250 '05: Dirt bike.
Mint condition, runs good.
$2500. (863)261-4633 or
(863)357-2271


SALEM '99- By Forest River,
30 ft + slide, full kitc & bath,
Queen bed, very good cond.
$7400 (772)220-7974

Automobiles



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



BUICK LESABRE, '90, good
condition, runs well, $1400.
(863)612-0992
BUICK PARK AVE '92, all
plush interior, orig. 112K,
needs trans work, best offer
over $800. (863)983-2868
BUW i525, '90, runs good,
cold a/c, sunroof, premium
wheels, $1500.
(863)677-4550
CADILLAC FLEETWOOD, '96,
decent shape, long life left,
$3,000 or best offer.
863-634-5914
CAMARO Z28 '80- Automatic,
pw windows. Restoration
project. $975 firm
(863)634-6601/256-3629
CHEVY CAVALIER 1996, 4
cyl., Auto., Cold A/C and
New tires. $2000.
(863)634-0399
CHEVY CORSICA- '90, Good
running condition. $300.
(863)763-7060
DODGE STRATUS RT- '97,
White, 4 cyl, 5 spd, Fixed
for racing. Needs Clutch.
$1500. Neg. (239)324-2379
FORD CROWN VICTORIA, '96,
cold a/c, runs good, nice in-
terior, $1400.
(863)261-6115/467-8723
HONDA CIVIC CX '94- 2dr, 5
spd, V-tech motor, has a
chip for more horse power,
$2500 neg. (863)673-2314
MERCEDES BENZ SEL- '85,
Runs good. Will get you
where you need to go!
$900. 772-263-0013
NISSAN 200SX, '95, 4 cyl.,
auto, great air, like new tires,
new battery, exc. in & out,
$2500. (863)357-0037 Okee


TIRES- 4 Goodyear Eagle,
275/55/20 tires. 50% tread.
$200. 1863)634-0592
TONNEAU COVER Fiber-
glass, for '04 Ford F150 p/u,
painted blue, has lock,
$500/neg. 863-697-3759.
TV, VCR & DVD for a vehicle,
with remotes & wires, $300
or best offer. (8631763-7444


PONTIAC SUNFIRE '97- runs,
asking $400 or best offer
(863)824-3471 for details
TOYOTA TERCEL '89- 2 door,
needs transmission $300
(863)261-2511


CADILLAC SEVILLE 1977,
Real clean. Original color. No
rust. Body is perfect. New
tires. Classic car. $3500 or
best offer. (863)634-0874 or
(863)357-1714



CHEVY 4X4, '82- 350 V8, 3
spd auto, $2500 .Firm
(863)634-9961
GMC JIMMY 1994, 4x4, Swap
for 2 wheel drive pick up or
sell for $1000.
(863)635-1096 Frostproof
HONDA RACON 250 FOUR
WHEELER, '03, $1995.
863 763-4537 or
863 357-3604


BED RAILS stainless round
tube, for Chevy PU 99 & up
shortbed. Brand new in box,
$100. (863)763-5881
ENGINE & TRANS- 305 Che-
vy, 80K, 5spd Bourg Warner
trans, asking $1500
(863)261-1792
FACTORY CARPET Brand
new, grey, out of '07 F350
Crew Cab truck, spotless,
$300. (863)763-5881
FLAME GRILL, for Chevy Sil-
verado, attachements includ-
ed, $20. (863)763-2230
FUEL TANK- 150 gal. $150. or
best offer. (863)634-7318
HAULER RACK, aluminum,
short or long bed, adjustable,
$125. (863)763-6971
RADIATOR FAN MOTOR- '94
Saturn & '89 Ford Taurus
water pump. $30.
(863)261-2511
RIMS & TIRES, (6), 8 lug,
800/ 16.5, $300 will sell
separately. (863)612-5676
RUNNING BOARDS- Factory,
Off '08 F350 King ranch, 4
door, beige, $600. Neg.
(863)697-0328
SEATS- for 2006 Ford F150
PU truck, asking $500
(954)701-7358
TIRES & RIMS (4) Aluminum,
Mag, 5 lug. For Dodge Ram
Pickup. $200 or best offer.
(863)612-5676
TIRES- 4 33-12.50 A/T tires
on Dodge rims w/5x5.5 bolt
pattern. $200.
(863)634-0592


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CHEVY DUALLY- '84, 454
eng/400 turbo. Needs body
work. Bed & gas tank not on
truck. $1200. 863-201-3492
CHEVY S10 PICKUP '85, 2
wheel drive, auto, runs
great, white, $600 or best
offer. (863)801-4519
DODGE 3500 DUALLY, '95 10
cyl., gas, 4x4, 12' flatbed,
new tires, auto, a/c, only 29k
mi., mint cond., $6500.
(863)467-8600 Izzys Tire
DODGE DAKOTA 1987, V6,
3.9 L Pickup, 4x4, $1000.
(863)763-8890
DODGE DAKOTA '92, Ext. cab,
V6 Magnum. Runs good.
$2000 (863)467-4650
DODGE RAMCHARGER, '90,
5.21, 4x4, air, auto, oversize
tires, lots of new parts,
$2000 neg. (239)369-3269
F350- '91, Lariat, Dually, New
starter, Reese hitch, Goose-
neck, 100 Aug. gal fuel tank,
$1500. (863)763-0669
FORD F100 '78- Mark II top-
per, 302 V8, runs good, new
tires, brakes, $950 neg
(386)216-0013 Muse
FORD F100, '82, 3.81, V6, 3
spd. manual trans., truck cap
&. tool box inci, $1200 or
best offer. (863)763-8335
FORD PICKUP, '75, clean, new
tires, built 302 w/C6 tranny,
$2000 or best offer.
(863)634-2454
GMC SONOMA- '96, Runs
good. Cold A/C. 5 speed.
Great on gas! $2500.
(863)228-0580
MAZDA PU '86- 5spd, runs,
tool box, $700 or best offer
(239)728-8521.


CHEVY S10 BLAZER, '90, re-
built 4.3 V6, w/15k mi. on
new holly tbi, runs great,
$1600. (863)674-0013
ISUZU RODEO- '03, Good
cond. Auto., A/C, New tires.
68K mi., $7900.
(863)447-4153
JEEP CHEROKEE, '95, white,
$2200. (863)763-4821
JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE, '94,
$2200. (863)763-7585


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NOTICE OF INTENT
The Governing Board of the South
Florida Water Management District
intends to designate the position
000380, Assistant Deputy Execu-
tive Director as senior management
for the purpose of participation in
the Florida Retirement System's
Senior Management Service Class.
This designation will take effect on
July 19, 2007, as allowed for by
section 121.055, FS. and with the
approval by the District's Governing
Board at the meeting of July 12,
2007.
221161 ON 6/29;7/6/07

NOTICE OF SALE
TO SATISFY OWNERS LIEN
70 West Self Storage
2190 SR70 West
Okeechobee, FL 34972
DATE OF SALE: 7/21/07 @ 9:30AM
Unit #241 Patty Suaiezs
-#403 Brian Cooper
#421 Aleatha Hamblen
220016 ON 6/29;7/13/07


INVITATION TO BID #2007-20
AIRPORT ROTATING BEACON & TOWER
RENOVATION & PAINTING CONTRACT
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY AIRPORT
Requirements: This Invitation to Bid seeks a qualified and experienced painting con-
tractor to (1) remove all rust and paint from the Airport Rotating Beacon and Tow-
er, approx. 60 ft. in height; (2) clean all surfaces prior to priming and painting; (3)
apply one corsion-inhbiting primer coat to all surfaces; and, (4) paint all surfac-
es wdth a'body coat and finish coat according to Federal Aviation Administration
(FAA) specifications.
Bids Accepted Through: July 20, 2007, at 4:00 p.m. Proposals received after this
date and time will be returned unopened.
Instructions: Bidders may hand deliver or mail bids in a sealed envelope labeled
"Rotating Beacon Project" to the Board of County Commissioners, 304 N.W. 2nd
Street, Room 106, Okeechobee, FL 34972. For additional information and a copy
of the Scope of Work, please contact Vernomn Gray, Airport Manager, at
863-467-5505 or vgray@co.okeechobee.fl.us
Okeechobee County accepts no responsibility for any expense related to preparation
or delivery of proposals, reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to waive
technical errors and informahies, and to accept the proposal, which, in its judg-
ment, best serves the public interest. Okeechobee County is an equal opportunity
employer.
Ray Domer, Chairman
Board of County Commissioners
Okeechobee County, Florida
Sharon Robertson, Clerk
Board of County Commissioners
Okeechobee County, Florida
221643 ON 6/29/07


Submitted to Okeechobee News/Frank Coker
Erena Billie captured her fourth straight
championship at the 2007 Hershey Track
& Field finals in Gainesville. She hurled the
softball 174.6 ft. for the win.


Delaney Osceola took first place for the Bailey Farless finished in first place
second year in a row in the girls' 11-12 in the girls' 9-10 softball throw at
softball throw event at the 2007 Hershey the Hershey Track & Field finals
Track & Field finals in Gainesville. She in Gainesville. She threw the ball
threw the ball 131.6 ft. 112.9 ft.


Erena Billie wins state for fourth year


Three local athletes
win Hershey state
championships

By Lorna Jabloski
Okeechobee News
When Erena Billie stepped
onto the field at the University of
Florida in Gainesville on June 23,
people sat up and took notice.
This was the fourth consecutive
trip to the Hershey Track & Field
state finals for the dark-haired
athlete who just turned 13-years-
old on June 15. She specializes in
the softball throw. But, when this
young lady throws the softball,
she doesn't mess around. She
wound up and hurled the ball
174.6 feet to capture her fourth
Hershey's Track and Field state
championship title. Her closest
competition threw the ball 131.0
feet to take second place honors.
Her mother, Jeanie Billie, was not
surprised.
"At the regional competition in
Boynton, she threw the ball 198
ft.," stated Mrs. Billie.
In 2004, Erena was chosen to
compete at the Hershey's Track &
Field North American Finals com-
petition in Hershey, Pa. She com-
peted in the 9-10 year-old division
and finished in 8th place.
When not competing in the
Hershey's event, Erena keeps


busy as a utility player on two
travel ball softball teams; the
Brighton Seminoles and the Su-
per Seminoles. Prior to that, ,she
played O.C.R.A. softball.
As a member of the Super
Seminoles, she will be traveling-
to Cherokee, N.C. this summer to
compete in the Native American
Youth Organization tournament.
The Super Seminoles have won
the N.A.Y.O. title four years in a
row. They have competed in New
York, Mississippi, Alabama and
now North Carolina.
Erena is also a member of the
Yearling Middle School volleyball
team and varsity basketball team
(she was the only sixth-grader
who played on the varsity team).
In her spare time, Erena is also
a member of 4-H. This year she
showed a hog in the South Flor-
ida Fair and took first place with a
steer at the Brighton 4-H show.
As an honor roll student, Er-
ena knows that academics are
important. She would like to at-
tend college through a softball
scholarship.
But, Erena's biggest dream is
to play Olympic softball. She has
already met and become friends
with Michelle Smith, a two-time
gold medal United States Olympic
softball player.
Erena is the daughter of Jeanie
and Emerson Billie.


Another local athlete who
brought home the gold for the
second consecutive year is 10-
year-old Delaney Osceola. Del-
aney is only 10, but competes in
the- girls' 11-12 year-old division
of the softball throw competition.
Not surprisingly, Delaney has
been playing O.C.R.A. softball
since she was 5-years-old. She, of
course, is a pitcher in the O.C.R.A.
softball league.
Delaney is a student at Semi-
nole Elementary School. She is
the daughter of Dana and Richard
Osceola.
Another member of the
Okeechobee contingent to grab
state honors was 9-year-old Bai-
ley Farless. Bailey took first place
in the girls' 9-10 year-old softball
throw. She fired the ball 112.9 feet
to capture the title.
This was the first time that Bai-
ley ever competed in a Hershey's
Track & Field event. She is anoth-
er product of the O.C.R.A. softball
program. In addition to softball,
Bailey also played basketball and
football. She is an honor roll stu-
dent at North Elementary School.
Bailey comes from an athletic
family. Her mother, Rosemary, is
no stranger to the softball field.
She has been playing since she
was a child. Mrs. Farless now plays
in the women's and mixed town
softball leagues. Bailey's father,
Greg, also played baseball since


childhood. He currently plays on
the town's men's league. Bailey's
older brother, Brandon, is the
starting quarterback for the Brah-
man junior varsity football team.
Eighteen local athletes made
the trip to Gainesville to compete
in the girls' softball throw, the
girls' 50-meter, the girls' 100 and
200-meter, the girls' long jump,
the girls' 4X100-meter relay, the
boys' softball throw and the
.boys' 400 and 800 meter events
of the annual Hershey's Track &
Field competition.
Other local athletes finished as
follows:
Brianna Jones-third place in
girls' 9-10 year-old 50-meter run;
fifth in girls'9-10 long jump.
Diego Fonseca-third place in
boys' 13-14 long jump.
Layton Thomas-fourth place in
boys' 9-10 softball throw.
Marcos Fonseca-fourth place
in boys' 800-meter run.
Jenna Kissam-fourth in girls'
11-12 year-old 200-meter run;
ninth in girls' 11-12 year-old 100-
meter run.
Cammie Griesemmer, Aaliyah
Johnson, Kiyaunna Flemming
and Tamia Allen-fourth place in
girls' 9-10 4x100 relay.
Frank Huff-seventh in boys' 11-
12 year-old 400-meter run.
Quannera Coleman, Selena
Rodriguez, Toneka Roberts, Thad-
dricka Sanders-seventh in girls'
11-12 year-old 4X100 relay.


Sports Briefs


Looking for
team bowlers
Stardust Lanes is looking for
bowlers for their mixed league
(four bowlers, two men and two
women). Teams are now forming
to start on Friday, Sept. 7, at 7:30
p.m. Individuals or teams contact
(863)763-4496 or (863)467-6596.

O.G. & C.C. junior golf
clinics being held
Okeechobee Golf and Country
Club will offer junior golf clin-
ics throughout the summer. The
clinics will focus on the golf ba-
sics for the inexperienced, as well
as intermediate training for the
more advanced player. Clinics


will include golf etiquette, rules,
putting, chipping, full swing and
actual play on the course. These
clinics will be offered every Tues-
day and Wednesday beginning
on July 10 and concluding on
Aug. 15. Clinics will be instructed
by PGA professionals who are on
staff. Classes will begin at 8:30
a.m. and conclude at 12 Noon.
Students may participate in as
many sessions as desired. Fees
for the clinics will be $25 per stu-
dent per day or $20 per student
if they participate both days. Stu-
dents must be between the ages
of 10 to 16-years-old. There will
a maximum of six students per
session. For information contact
Terry Lanman, head golf pro and
general manager, at (863) 763-
6228.


THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
Case No.:2007CA11
Judge: Scott M. Kenney
RIVERSIDE NATIONAL BANK
OF FLORIDA, Plaintiff
CHERYL M. ALVAREZ, et al.,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
BY CLERK
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the un-
dersigned, Sharon Robertson, Clerk of
the Circuit Court of Okeechobee
County, Flodrida, will, on the 20th day
of July, 2007, at 11:00 a.m., offer for
sale, and sell at public outcry to the
highest bidder cash, except as ore-
scribed in paragraph 6, of the Final
Judgment at the Jury Assembly Room,
2nd Floor, Okeechobee County Judicial
Center, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida 34972, that certain real
property located in Okeechobee
County, Florida, and more particularly
described as:
THE NORTH 1/2 OF LOT 40 THE PINE-
LANDS ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 5 PAGE 35 OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY
FLORIDA.
pursuant to the final decree of foreclo-
sure entered in the above styled case
pending in said Court.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST
IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF
ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY
OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE NO-
TICE OF LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A
CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE
SALE.
WITNESS, my hand and the office al
of said Court, this 26th day of June,
2007.
SHARON ROBERTSON,
Clerk of Courts
Okeechobee County, Florida
By:/S/Linda F. Young
As Deputy Clerk
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