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Vol. 98 No. 291 Thursday, October 18, 2007 50� Plus tax


Today's

Meetings
Okeechobee City Planning
Board/Board of Adjustments
and Appeals
City Hall, 55 S.E. Third Ave.
Thursday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m.

Inside

Child porn found;
local man charged
An Okeechobee man was
arrested on child pornography
charges after he took his com-
puter to an area business,to
be worked on and the repair
person reportedly found an
explicit image on the machine.
Page 2

Class of '98 is ready
for 2008 reunion
The reunion will be held
Friday, Oct. 19 and Saturday,
Oct. 20.
The event will begin Friday
with the Homecoming Parade
where participants who wish
to ride on the spirit float should
meet at 2:15 near U-Save.
Page 6

0HS Homecoming
Events for today
Thursday, Oct. 18: Dress
will be "A league of Friends."
Each class will dress as fol-
lows: sophomores, "Past"
-- 1950's to 1970's heroes; ju-
niors, "Future"-SciFi heroes;
seniors, "Present" -- camou-
flage. Lunch activities will in-
clude "Purclui- ith-: Cat" and
"Help Rescue your Class." The
idea of the puncture the cat
game is to throw darts at the
panther and pop the balloons.
The class that can pop the
most balloons, wins.
Page 11

R.O.A.D. office
has moved
The Recovering
Okeechobee After Disaster
(R.O.A.D.) office has moved
to 200 N.W Second Street in
Okeechobee.
For information regarding
the agency, call the office at
(863) 357-4177. The fax num-
ber is (863) 357-1977.

Drought Index
Current: 264
Source: Florida Division
of Forestry
Local Burn Ban: None

Lake Levels

10.07 feet
Last Year: 13.23 feet


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Source: South
Florida Water
Management
District. Depth
given in feet
above sea level.


Index
Classifieds............................ 9-10
Com ics ...................................... 8
Community Events................... 4
Crossword.............................. 9
Obituaries............................... 6
Opinion u.................................. 4
Speak Out................................. 4
Sports.................................. 11
TV ,........................................ 10
W eather..................................... 2

See Page 2 for information about
how to contact the newspaper.


Community Links. Individual Voices.




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Sex offender withdraws motion


Sutherland's motion
claimed former
lawyer was ineffective
By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
A convicted sex offender
withdrew his motion to over-
turn his conviction before it ever
went before Circuit Judge Sher-
wood Bauer, Jr..
Kenneth Patrick Sutherland,
53, had filed a motion to dismiss
his conviction by claiming his


former attor-
ney was inef-
fective. How-
ever, before
the motion
was heard by
Judge Bauer ,
on Tuesday,
Oct. 16, Suther- K .
land withdrew Kenneth :-
the motion. Sutherland
"In an un-
usual twist, he withdrew his en-
tire motion," said Assistant State
Attorney Carlos Wells. "He said
it was not in his best interest to


move forward. He realized it
was futile."
After being charged with 57
counts of possession of child
pornography, Sutherland en-
tered a nolo contendre plea to
10 counts of possession of child
pornography on June 12, 2001.
He was then arrested in De-
cember of 2000 on a charge of
capital sexual battery in Port St.
Lucie. He was charged there
because his molestation of the
victim began there. He was then
convicted of sexual battery on
a person under the age of 12


in 2002 and was sentenced to
serve a life sentence in prison
by Judge Dan Vaughn at the St.
Lucie County Courthouse. That
charge carries a minimum man-
datory sentence of 25 years.
Records indicate the moles-
tation of the victim began when
she was 8 years old and contin-
ued for over three years. Some
of the molestation took place
later in Sutherland's Spot in the
Sun home in Okeechobee.
Sutherland is currently incar-
cerated at the Taylor Correction-
al Institution in Perry.


Records indicate that Suther-
land's first sex-related arrest
came on March 8, 2000, when
he was charged with exposure
of sexual organs, battery and
contributing to the delinquency
of a minor. That arrest came
about after a 17-year-old foreign
exchange student from Albania,
who was living in his home,
filed a complaint with the
Okeechobee County Sheriff's
Office (OCSO). Sutherland later
pleaded no contest in November
See Offender - Page 2


City works



on strict



sign ordinance


By Chauna Aguilar
Okeechobee News
The Okeechobee City Coun-
cil postponed the final reading
of the sign ordinance indefi-
nitely until additional informa-
tion has been gathered from all
council members and planning
board members detailing what
changes need to be made.
The council also postponed
the introduction of stipends for
city staff.
On Tuesday, Oct. 16, the
council chose not to go forward
with the existing revised sign
ordinance which is considered
too strict.
At the September Planning
Board meeting the board chose


to request a joint workshop
between the City Council and
the Planning Board in order to
allow both entities to reach an
agreement to what they are
looking for in a sign ordinance
and where the present ordi-
nance needs work.
The Planning Board was not
sure as to what direction the
council wanted to go with the
ordinance and chose the work-
shop format instead of sending
the ordinance back and forth
again.
The sign ordinance was orig-
inally being rewritten largely in
part due to issues that arose
with billboards in the city's cen-
See Signs - Page 2


City considers


zoning changes


The Lakehouse
development
on agenda

By Chauna Aguilar
Okeechobee News
With the Okeechobee City
Technical Review Committee's
(TRC) initial blessing for the
conceptual site plan, The Lake-
house development will now
go before the Okeechobee
City Planning Board concern-
ing their request for rezoning
from single family residential to
planned unit development-resi-
dential (PUD-R).
The Okeechobee City Plan-
ning Board/Board of Adjust-


If you go:
Okeechobee City Planning
Board/Board of Adjustments
� and Appeals
City Hall, 55 S.E. Third Ave.
Thursday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m.
ments and Appeals will also
consider applications for sev-
eral commercial developments
including future land use and
zoning changes for develop-
ment of a Hampton Inn and
other associated uses, as well
as several other potential zon-
ing changes.
The Lakehouse, submitted
by Jose Rasco, CFO of property
See Zoning - Page 2


UKeecnooee News/Lorna JaDIonsKI
Admiring a pumpkin
A visiting scarecrow took the time to admire a pumpkin
from the First United Methodist Church's annual pump-
kin patch. The patch is located on church grounds at 200
N.W. Second Street.


By Lorna Jablonski
Okeechobee News
Okeechobee High School
sophomore Maci Culligan
earned her first high school ro-
deo championship at the two-
day Branford rodeo held on Oct.
6 arid 7. Culligan placed fourth
on Saturday and first on Sunday
in the breakaway competition,
earning her the championship
title for the weekend.
Senior Chasey Bass also
brought home the champion-
ship in the saddle bronc event,
placing second on Saturday
and first on Sunday.
The 35 member O.H.S. ro-
deo team competed against


Maci Chasey
Culligan Bass
150 other cowboys and cow-
girls, bringing home 116 points
in the following events:
Breakaway: Maci Culligan-
fourth on Saturday and first on
Sunday; Jessie Cofield-seventh
on Sunday.
Goat Tying: Maci Culligan-


seventh on Sunday.
Barrel Racing: Raybon Dur-
rance-third on Saturday; Shelby
Carden-seventh on Saturday.
Pole Bending: Jessica Zi-
glar-first on Saturday; Amanda
Sheffield-sixth on Saturday and
Carlie Lanier-ninth on Sunday.
Saddle Bronc: Chasey Bass-
second on Saturday and first on
Sunday.
Bareback: Chris Davis-third
on Saturday and first on Sun-
day, placing him second in the
average for the weekend; Jaco-
by Johns-fourth on Saturday.
Steer Wrestling: Cole Ful-
ford-first place on Saturday.
See Rodeo - Page 2


/
1'


Welcome: to the Pumpkin Patch


OKeechoDee News/Lorna Jablonski
A sign stating "Welcome to the Pumpkin Patch" is on display behind a sea of bright
orange pumpkins on the lawn of the First United Methodist Church at 200 N.W. Second
Street. There are pumpkins of every size available for purchase, as well as different
areas that are perfect for taking pictures.


Sam the Scarecrow took a break from watching over the First United Methodist Church's
pumpkin patch. Sam is at the patch around the clock, keeping an eye on the new ship-
ment of pumpkins. He is also available for photos with area children. The pumpkin
patch is located at 200 N.W. Second Street.


Culligan and Bass earn


rodeo championships







2 Okeechobee News, Thursday, October 18, 2007


Child porn found; local man charged


By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
An Okeechobee man was
arrested on child pornography
charges after he took his com-
puter to an area business to be
worked on and the repair person
reportedly found an explicit im-
age on the machine.
Detective Brad Stark of the
Okeechobee County Sheriff's
Office (OCSO) arrested Thomas


Signs
Continued From Page 1
tral business district, where they
were not allowed even with the
previous ordinance.
The new ordinance would
completely eradicate billboards in
the city limits. While this was the
original goal and everyone is in
agreement with this policy, there
are still additional issues with the
ordinance that seem to be too re-
strictive for the council's liking.
In accordance with this post-
ponement, the council also ex-
tended the moratorium on bill-
boards within the city.
In unrelated business, the
council heard from City Adminis-
trator Brian Whitehall concerning
the introduction of stipends for city
staff. This issue was brought up to
Mr. Whitehall during the budget
hearings due to the fire union's re-
quests for stipends.
The, suggestion of the council
was for the administrator to for-
mulate stipends across the board
so that all employees of the city
would be treated equally when
obtaining education and/or certi-
fications above and beyond their
typical job duties.
According to a memorandum
by Mr. Whitehall, he obtained in-
formation from department heads
and supervisory personnel of the
various certifications and educa-
tion/training items that are pos-
sible for their department.
Management's purpose for the
stipendsis two-fold: first td have
a better educated workforce; and
secondly to reward those employ-
ees who step up.
During discussion about the
proposed stipends, the council
chose to postpone the introduc-
tion of this new program until next
year's budget process due to the
uncertainty of the upcoming prop-
erty tax revisions that could affect
� the city's revenue.
They also directed Mr. White-
hall to continue to work on the
stipends to create a well planned
stipend program prior to the bud-
getary process for 2008-09.
The council unanimously ap-
proved a bid for fire department
bunker gear for 12 sets of 32"
custom assault jacket with drag
rescue device and bib-style pants
with suspenders from Municipal
Equipment Co., LLC in the amount
of $15,816.
Fire Chief Herb Smith stated
that Municipal Equipment, Co.,
LLC has a nearby cleaning and
repair facility that offers a three-
day turnover for servicing equip-
ment. There are also opportunities
where they can send their present
gear to them with the possibility of
being refurbished to the upgraded
standards. This would allow the
fire department to have back up
gear for the first time.
In other business the council:
* voted to cancel three City
Council meetings on Tuesday,
Nov. 20, 2007; Tuesday, Dec. 18,
2007; and Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008,
due to the holidays.
* declared the week of Oct. 21
until Oct. 27, to be City Govern-
ment Week.
* proclaimed Thursday, Nov. 1,
as "Dr. Fred Brown Day" in con-
junction with the upcoming event
to raise funds for the New Hori-
zons Children's Crisis Center.
Post your opinions in the Public Is-
sues Forum at www.newszap.com.
Reporter Chauna Aguilar may be
reached at caguilar@newszap.com.


Rodeo
Continued From Page 1
Tie Down Calf Roping: Trey Co-
field-10"' on Saturday.
Team Roping: J.R. Gomez-
fourth on Saturday.
The following is the team's
schedule for this season:
Nov. 2, 3 and 4-Perry, Ga.
(Southeastern Showdown with a
total of nine states);
SJan. 5and 6, 2008-Zolfo Springs
(Reality Ranch);
Feb. 2 and 3, 2008-TBD;
Feb. 22 and 23, 2008-Ocala;
March 1 and 2, 2008-
Okeechobee (tentative);
March 15 and 16, 2008-Pierson
(tentative);
April 5, 2008-Green Cove
Springs (tentative);
April 26 and 27, 2008-Williston
(tentative);
May 3 and 4, 2008-(Arcadia).
For information about the team
contact Darlene Bass at (863) 634-
5815.


Brewster Man-
ton, 68, on one
charge of pos-
session of child
pornography
Tuesday, Oct.
16. Manton was
booked into the
Okeechobee
County Jail un- Thomas
der a bond of Manton
$100,000.
According to Detective Stark's


Zoning
Continued From Page 1
owner 15th Street Homes, LLC,
submitted their conceptual site-
plan review in order to receive a
recommendation to the City Plan-
ning Board for their rezoning re-
quest of PUD-R.
This proposed development of
approximately 50 acres, located
between S.W Ninth Street and
S.W. 15th Street, and between S.W.
Seventh Avenue and S.W. 10th Av-
enue, was a controversial issue as
the Okeechobee City Council held
a special meeting on June 7 where
Mayor Kirk was forced to break a
deadlock between voting council
members.
At that time the proposal was
to change the property from
residential single family to mul-
tifamily. Councilwoman Lydia
Jean Williams and Councilman
Dowling Watford voted for the
change, while councilmen Lowry
Markham and Clayton Williams
voted against the change.
The Lakehouse development
went back to the drawing board
and is now requesting approval
from the Planning Board with the
blessing from the TRC for their
conceptual site plan which calls
for a single family development
through PUD-R zoning in order to
allow for the preservation of the
unique nature of the property.
While there is a bald eagle hab-
itat on the property, there is also
wetlands, water quality and storm
water management issues. By use
of a PUD-R zoning, these zones
can be protected while creating an
environment where the residents
can enjoy the natural aspects of
the property.
The PUD-R process is new to


Offender
Continued From Page 1
2000 to a misdemeanor charge of
contributing to the delinquency
of a minor. He received credit for
time served in the Okeechobee
County Jail and paid a fine of
$100. He was also ordered to
serve six months probation.
The other two charges were
dropped and he was released
from probation after three
months, state court documents.
That arrest, however, opened
the door for OCSO Detective Brad
Stark and allowed him to get a
search warrant for Sutherland's
home in Okeechobee.
That search turned up 121
sexually explicit photographs
from Sutherland's computer.
They also found videos and other
photos of Sutherland having sex


arrest report, Manton took his HP
Pavilion laptop computer to an
area business. He requested that
all the information on the hard
drive be written to compact disc.
He also complained to the repair
person that the machine was not
working properly.
As work was being done on
the computer, the computer tech-
nician reportedly found an image
of a child posing in an inappropri-
ate position. The image, added


the city as this would be the first
actual application of this zoning
district.
The Planning Board will send
their recommendation of approval
or denial to the City Council where
the applicant will go through two
public hearings if approved.
Pending approval, the develop-
ment would then come before the
TRC again with a normal site plan
review which involves the actual
specifics of the project.
Once the site plan is approved,
it goes on to the building permit
stage.
In unrelated business the board
will consider a 6.27-acre develop-
ment located to the east of the U.S.
Post Office. The proposed develop-
ment will include a Hampton Inn
with 85 hotel rooms. The site will
also feature out-parcels available
for a restaurant, bank and a two-
story building for retail spaces.
According to their application,
Kite Properties, LLC, is a hospitality
developer located in Vero Beach.
Their subsidiary, Okeechobee
SR70 Holdings, LLC, has pur-
chased the property with a goal
of developing a successful project
while maintaining the integrity of
the community and increasing
employment and business oppor-
tunities for local residents.
The current use of the property
is for a single family residence and
a stable, which will be demolished
if the proposed development is ap-
proved.
The site requires a small scale
comprehensive plan map amend-
ment changing the future land use
from residential single family to
commercial. The property is cur-
rently zoned partially residential
,multifamily and heavy commer-
cial. They are asking for a zoning
change from residential multifam-


with the victim. After seizing the
computer's hard drive, another
72 child pornography pictures
were found.
However, court records indi-
cate that Sutherland filed a mo-
tion to suppress this evidence be-
cause he was not at home when
the warrant was served and "...
police did not leave a copy of
the search warrant for him, his
mother or his live-in girlfriend."
The girlfriend, who was also an
exchange student, was actually
married to Sutherland, said Detec-
tive Stark. The marriage, he said,
allowed 20-year-old Jing Xia to
remain in the U.S. and attend col-
lege here. Court records indicate
she was studying to be a nurse.
Sutherland received a new trial
in St. Lucie County in 2003 but his
conviction there was upheld.
In his latest move, Sutherland
claimed that a former attorney,


Detective Stark, included the
anatomy of a male subject.
The computer tech then con-
tacted the OCSO and Detective
Stark went to the business to wait
for the man to pick up his laptop.
When Manton returned to pick
up his computer he was placed
under arrest.
Detective Stark said his investi-
gation is continuing.


ily to completely heavy commer-
cial.
The current zoning is not con-
sistent with the future land use,
but it was consistent with the cur-
rent use.
The following uses would be
permitted within a heavy commer-
cial district: professional office,
business office, medical office;
retail service, retail store including
outdoor display of merchandise;
restaurant, caf6; personal ser-
vice; dry cleaner, laundry; funeral
home; hotel, motel; private club,
nightclub; craft studio; business
school; commercial indoor recre-
ation; commercial parking garage,
lot, taxi stand or bus terminal.
The developer has stated in
their letter that the site area will
meet all of the city's landscape buf-
fer requirements to shield the de-
velopment from the neighboring
residential properties to the east of
the proposed development.
The board will also consider:
* a future land use change sub-
mitted by Steven Ramunni on be-
half of property owner Mary Ann
Newcomer to change the property
from heavy commercial to indus-
trial for a .642 acre parcel located
at 701 S.W Park St. This property
is the subject of a current law suit
against the city concerning a per-
mitting of a billboard; and,
* a zoning change submit-
ted by Tammy Black on behalf
of Building Blocks Academy lo-
cated at 1811 S.W. Second Ave.,
to change the current zoning from
light commercial to commercial
professional office.
Post your opinions in the Public Is-
sues Forum at www.newszap.com.
Reporter Chauna Aguilar may be
reached at cagullar@newszap.com.


Robert. E. Stone of Vero Beach,
misadvised him by saying the
result of his plea in Okeechobee
could not be heard against him in
the Port St. Lucie case.
However, court records indi-
cate that Sutherland wanted to
testify on his own behalf in his St.
Lucie County trial but Mr. Stone
adivsed against it. Those records
state that Mr. Stone told his cli-
ent that if he testified in that trial
then the state could bring up the
child pornography charges filed
in Okeechobee County, and that
Sutherland had entered a nolo
contendre plea to the 10 charges.
"He was fighting a case here
(Okeechobee County) where
nothing would really effect his
situation. He just got probation
on his case here," said Mr. Wells.
"He's done. There's no other av-
enue of appeal."


News Briefs

Legislative delegation to meet
Representative Richard Machek announces that the Okeechobee
County Legislative Delegation will hold its annual meeting and
public hearing on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007, from 1:30 p.m. until 3
p.m. The meeting will be held in the County Commission Cham-
bers at the Okeechobee Commission Chambers, 304 NW 2Nd Street,
Okeechobee, FL 34972
"This hearing is specifically designed to encourage the public
to personally address their legislators on their concerns and issues
involving state government," Chairman Machek said.
If you would like to be placed on the agenda, to discuss issues
pertaining to the state, please contact Representative Machek's of-
fice at (561) 279-1633, or via email to victoria.nowlan(@myflorida-
house.gov, no later than Wednesday, November 26, 2007.

Local court cases now online
Sharon Robertson, Okeechobee County clerk of circuit court, has
announced that the clerk's office web site now offers Okeechobee
County court cases on line.
The information is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The site provides the ability to perform a person or case search in a
variety of ways. Visit www.clerk.co.okeechobee.fl.us for the index
and progress dockets of Okeechobee County public record court
cases.
Questions should be directed to Sharon Robertson at www.
clerk@clerk.co.okeechobee.fl.us.


Today's Weather


Okeechobee Forecast
Thursday: Considerable cloudiness, with a chance of showers
through late morning then scattered afternoon showers and thun-
derstorms. The high will be in the upper 80s. The wind will be from
the south at 5 to 10 mph. The chance of rain is 40 percent.
Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a slight chance of evening
showers and thunderstorms. The low will be in the lower 70s. The
wind will be from the south around 5 mph. The chance of rain is
20 percent.


Extended Forecast


Friday: Considerable cloudiness, with a chance of showers through
late morning then scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms.
The high will be around 90. The wind will be from the south at 5 to
10 mph. The chance of rain is 40 percent.
Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a chance of evening showers and
thunderstorms then a slight chance of showers after midnight. The
low will be around 70. The chance of rain is 30 percent.
Saturday: Partly cloudy, with a chance of showers and thunder-
storms. The high will be in the upper 80s. The chance of rain is 40
percent.
Saturday night: Partly cloudy. The low will be around 70.
Sunday: Partly sunny, with a chance of showers and thunder-
storms. The high will be in the upper 80s. The chance of rain is 30
percent.
Sunday night: Partly cloudy, with a chance of showers and thun-
derstorms. The low will be in the lower 70s. The chance of rain is
30 percent.
Monday: Partly sunny, with a chance of showers and thunder-
storms. The high will be in the upper 80s. The chance of rain is 30
percent.
Monday night: Partly cloudy. The low will be in the lower 70s.
Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a slight chance of showers. The high
will be in the upper 80s. The chance of rain is 20 percent.

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Okeechobee News/Chauna Aguilar
With homecoming rapidly approaching the OHS Brahman spirit is in the air throughout
Okeechobee where businesses are displaying their purple and gold to support our OHS
Varsity football team which will face Ft. Pierce Westwood on Friday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m.


The fighting Brahmans are ready to go up against the panthers for their homecoming
game. The Panthers have a record of 5-2. The Brahmans have a record of 4-2.


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Okeechobee News, Thursday, October 18, 2007 3


NES at K-12 Education Conference


North Elementary School was recognized by the Florida Department of Education last
week as for increasing the school grade two letters in one school year. The school's
students , teachers, parents and staff helped to raise the school grade from a C to an A.
NES Principal, Pat McCoy, was honored as a Turnaround Principal at the K-12 Education
Conference in Orlando along with 90 other principals from around the state.


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The Kindergarten students at North Elementary are celebrating the letter "P" this week. On
Friday the classes wore pajamas to school and made pancakes in the classroom. Mrs. Hack-
ett's class made their own pancakes, butter-milk and all.


P is for Pancake at NES


Kindergarten News
The Kindergarten students
enjoyed pancakes and wearing
their pajamas to school. They
were celebrating the letter P.
Miss Hudson's and Miss
Becky's class made a Pig Paper
Bag Puppet and a P puzzle to
end their study of the letter P.
Mrs. Steiert's
reading group
painted .purple .
P's on pink pa-
per to celebrate
the letter P. We
also enjoyed
wearing our pajamas to school
and eating pancakes. My home-
room is learning about fire safety'
this week.
Mrs. Gable's class is learning
about the five senses, making a
book about them, and having a
tasting party.
Mrs. Quann's class also en-
joyed eating pancakes and wear-
ing their pajamas to school to
reinforce the letter P.
Mrs. Lowe would like to
thank everyone for giving her
such a warm welcome! Her class
enjoyed wearing pajamas, eat-
ing cupcakes with pink icing,
and listening to the story "Peanut
Butter and Jelly!" We would like
to thank our guest reader from
Mid Florida Bank! We would also
like to thank them for our book
that every student took home en-
titled, The Selfish Crocodile.
Mrs. K. Hackett's Smarties
are enjoying learning about Fire-
Safety. We are making fire dog
"Dalmatian" hats for our Fire-
Safety program on Friday. Mrs.
Hackett's Reading class is busy
learning to read. They have al-
ready completed 3 books and
have learned 7 High-Frequency
words. I am very proud of their
hard work.

Third Grade News
Congratulations to Haley in
Miss Raulerson's room. She has
already earned 10 points in Ac-
celerated Reader. Students who
earn at least 7 points by the end
of the first 9 weeks will be re-
warded. Miss Raulerson's class is
also working on rounding to the
nearest thousand, the nearest
hundred, and the nearest ten.

Fifth Grade News
Fifth Grade at North Elemen-
tary is working hard and having
fun! Science activities are help-
ing the students to learn about
physical changes and chemical
reactions. Many quick and sim-
ple "Insta Labs" can be found
throughout their text book. These
are wonderful ways for families
to spend time together while re-
inforcing the science concepts at
home. Try a few!
The students were very
pleased to have Mr. Tom Ramsey
visit with us again during our
Parent Night on Oct. 9. He is a
great motivator and really helps


to get the students excited about
our Acaletics Math Program. His
enthusiasm for the Math Club is,
contagious! If you were not able
to attend the Parent Night Pro-
gram, ask your child to tell you
what happens during Math Club
each day. Also, please be look-
ing for the math homework each
evening. This extra practice will
increase your child's time on task
and help to improve basic skills.
The nine weeks 'is qiui:,_h\
drawing to a close which means


that the Accelerated Reader trip
is right around the corner as well!
We are hopeful that we will have
a large number of students who
will be earning the A.R. Reward.
Check with your child to see if
he or she has been able to keep
on the track to reading success.
Will his or her name be added
to Mrs. Thomas' 50 or 100 Points
Club? Reading together at home
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North Elementary School was honored at the K-12 Education Conference in Orlando.
Principal Pat McCoy, Dr. Pat Cooper, Okeechobee School Superintendent and Mary Hur-
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PUMPKINS ARE HERE: The pumpkins arrived at the pumpkin
patch yesterday, Oct. 15, they had been delayed twice but they are
there now.

FOOTBALL: At a recent youth football game, I have never heard
so many adults playing psychological warfare with kids in my life.
While we were taking pictures before the game they were saying stuff
like "skin them" and "hit then so hard that you will hurt them." I was
also informed that there was an adult that told a young man that his
legs were going to be broke. Now I know a lot of people with kids
on the team but there are a few that I don't. I will say that I did hear
one of our fans yell across the field telling the other fans to shut the
hell up. But what you don't know is that when that parent did that I
started yelling at our fans telling them not to do that or I would pull our
kids off the field. I was very disappointed in the way that some of the
coaches from both sides were acting. I admit when I have been out-
coached and that was my only downfall in the game I was coaching a
defense for a very basic offense. It will not happen again.

MAKING PROGRESS: I am glad they finally tore that old adult
bookstore down. That's one less old building. We are making prog-
ress but at a turtle's pace.

WATCH OUT: The parents who drive their children to school need
to watch their speed a little more closely and if they have a cell phone
attached to their ear, you really had better watch out because they will
run right over top of you. It would be terrible to see someone hurt for
not paying attention.

DRUGS: Yes I agree 100 percent with whoever put in about the
drug paraphernalia. I think it should be against the law for people to
be able to sell it. I would hope that the Sheriff would look into this.

PLANNING: I can't understand why the high school can't plan
things a little better so they wouldn't have homecoming so messed
up. They had the dance before the game. What sense does that make?
They hadn't crowned the homecoming queen yet. I understand they
couldn't have the dance the Saturday after the game because they had
some big band event that day. But why couldn't they have just picked
another weekend for homecoming?

POWDER PUFF: I really enjoyed the Powder Puff football game
and I thought the cheerleaders were hilarious. Does anyone know how
the tradition of having the boys dress as cheerleaders got started?.

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Community Events


AARP Driver Safety Course to be held
Treasure Island Baptist Church, 4209 Hwy 441 S.E., is sponsor-
ing an AARP Driver Safety Course on Nov. 10 and 17 from 9 a.m.
until 1:30 p.m. The course is for ages 55 and up. All you have to
do is attend all classes and stay alive. Consult your auto insurance
agent for your three year discount upon completion of class. There
will be a $10 tuition fee (check only) for information call Instructor
Mrs. D.J. Bryan at (863) 763-0351.

Music and Motorcycles in Zephyrhills
Saturday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. downtown Fifth Ave.,
Mainstreet Zephyrhills, Inc presents Music and Motorcycles. Veter-
ans day Parade at 10 a.m. Join us to show appreciation for our
veterans. There will be a Full Throttle bike show, with trophies and
prizes with an entry fee of $10. Registration starts at noon, judging
and awards are at 8:30 p.m. There will be vendors, live music, food
and entertainment. With the Howlin' Buzz Blues Band. For infor-
mation, visit www.mainstreetzephyrhills.org.

Craft Fair seeks vendors
Vendors wanted for Craft Fair on Nov. 23 and 24. Set up time is
8 a.m., doors open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Reserve before Oct. 25
and save $5. Spaces $35 extra space or table $5 each. Inside or out-
side spaces for tents.. For information call the Okeechobee Shrine
Club at (863) 610-3374 or (863) 763-8072.



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Upcoming Events

Thursday
Cancer Support Group will meet on the third Thursday of the month to help
and encourage women who have been diagnosed with cancer. The meeting
will be held at the American Red Cross office at 323 N. Parrott Ave. from 5:15
until 6:15 p.m. For information, call Janet Topp at (863) 824-2899.
A.A. Closed big book meeting from 8 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Church of Our
Savior, 200 N.W. Third St.
Tantie Quilters meets every Thursday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the His-
torical Society Museum on U.S. 98 N. For information call Margaret at (863)
467-8020, or Belinda at (863) 357-0166.
Cowboys for Christ Range Rider for Jesus Ministries will meet for a pot luck
supper at 6 p.m. with services at 7 p.m. at the Basinger Civic Center. For
information, call Doyle McDuffie at (863) 763-2285.
Family History Center meets from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 310 S.W. Sixth St. 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.
Prayer Group meets at 10 a.m. at the Community Center at 412 N.W. Sixth
St. For information, call (863) 763-5996.
Christian Fellowship Prayer group meets at 9:30 a.m. in the 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 ques-
tions. Call Phyllis at (863) 467-8636, or Hazel at (863) 763-4920, for informa-
tion.
Martha's House Inc. sponsors weekly support groups for women who are,
or have been, 'affected by domestic violence and abusive relationships. The
support groups are held every Thursday at 6 p.m. For information call (863)
763-2893, or call Shirlean Graham or Irene Luck at (863) 763-2893 or (863)
763-0202.
Free Adult Basic Education/GED and English as a second language
classes from 7 until 9 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 701 S.W. Sixth
St.
Ongoing Caregiver Support Group Hospice of Okeechobee and the Area
Agency on Aging sponsor a caregiver support group every Thursday at 2
p.m. Anyone who is caring for an ill family member is welcome. The group
is facilitated by social workers and provides an opportunity for caregivers to
give one another support, information and ideas. The meetings are held at
Hospice at 411 S.E. Fourth St. For information, call (863) 467-2321.
A.A. meeting will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist
Church, 200 N.W. Second St. This will be an open meeting.
Narcotics Anonymous meets Thursday night for a Basic Text meeting at 8
p.m. at the Just For Today Club of Okeechobee, 2303 Parrott Ave., The Lake
Shops Suite K: For information, call (863) 634-4780.
Narcotic Anonymous (NA) meets at Church of God, 301 N.E. Fourth Ave.
at 7 p.m. For information call Monika at (863) 801-3244.
Classic car show at Beef O'Brady's, 608 S. Parrott Ave., from 6:30 until 8
p.m.

Friday
Narcotics Anonymous meets each Friday for an open discussion meet-
ing at 8 p.m. at the Just For Today Club of Okeechobee, 2303 Parrott Ave.,
The Lake Shops Suite K. For information, call (863) 634-4780 or (863) 467-
5474.
Tops Take off Pounds Sensibly #669 meets at 9 a.m. at the First United
Methodist Church, 200 N.W. Second St. The public is invited. All persons
interested in a sensible approach to losing weight and becoming a part of
a caring group are welcome to come and see what we are all about. For
information, contact Ollie Morgret at (800) 932-8677.
A.A. meeting from noon until 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church,
200 N.W. Second St. It's an open meeting.
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Church of Our Saviour, 200 N.W.
Third St. It will be an open speaker meeting.
Business Women's Referral Networking Luncheon will be held on the
third Friday of every month'at the Brahma Bull Restaurant, 2405 U.S. 441
S.E., at 11:30 a.m. for networking. The lunch will be at noon. Women should
bring business cards and information to promote their business. The meet-
ing provides networking opportunities for women in business and is open
to the public. No membership is required. For information, contact Robin
Delgado at (800) 299-8878; or, by e-mail at info@flainjurylawyer.com.
Haven of Rest Church, 2947 S.W. Third Terrace, holds meetings for per-
sons with alcohol and drug related problems at 6 p.m. For information call
(863) 357-3053.

Saturday
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at Grace Christian, 701 S. Parrott Ave. It will
be a closed discussion.
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.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. for an open discussion at the Just
For Today Club of Okeechobee, 2303 Parrott Ave., The Lake Shops Suite K.
For information call (863) 634-4780.

Sunday
A.A. 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.
A.A. open 12 step meeting from 7:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the Church of Our
Savior, 200 N.W. Third St.
Narcotics Anonymous woman's step study meeting at 7 p.m. at the Just
for Today club, 2303 S. Hwy 441, Suite K. For more information please call
(863) 634-4780.

Monday
A.A. meeting will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the United Methodist
Church, 200 N.W. Second St. This will be an open meeting.
Foster Parent Orientation will be hosted by the Hibiscus Children's Center
on the last Monday of every month from 6 until 7 p.m. The orientation is for
those interested in fostering or adopting in Okeechobee County. This meet-
ing requires no RSVP and is a question/answer forum. It will be at the IRCC
Okeechobee Campus, 2229 N.W. Ninth Ave. For information, call the Foster
Care Program at 1-(800) 403-9311.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. for open discussion at the Just for
Today club, 2303 S. Hwy 441, Suite K. For information call (863) 634-4780.


Community Events


Calling all Brahman supporters
Okeechobee High School homecoming is rapidly approaching. The
school has extended an invitation to the business community and
local supporters to participate in their homecoming week festivities
by decorating your businesses and homes in purple and gold. To
extend the "Purple Wave" the school is encouraging everyone to
wear purple and gold on Friday, Oct. 19. The school will be honor-
ing the returning classes of 1998, 1988, 1978, 1968 and 1958 and all
O.H.S. graduates. Homecoming week activities that the students will
be participating in will be listed in the newspaper. Keep a watch for
them.

4-H plans annual barbecue
- The 4-H Foundation will hold their annual Pork Barbecue Dinner
with all of the fixings, on Friday, Oct. 19 at the Freshman Campus
(ninth grade center) cafeteria. Tickets are on sale now for $6 at the
Extension Office or from any 4-H'er. Deliveries can be made for five
or more dinners by calling in advance to (863) 763-6469, or on the
19 call (863) 634-3327. You may dine in or pick up dinner from 11
until 7 p.m.

Red Cross to hold Free disaster training day
The Okeechobee American Red Cross will be holding a FREE Di-
saster Training Day on Friday, Oct. 19. The class will be from 8:30 a.m.
until 4:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Reservations are required by
Thursday, Oct. 18. For information or to register call (863) 763-2488.

'Florida 2060' is radio topic
Pm Saturday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 a.m. WWFR 91.7 FM and 100.3 FM
will have guest speaker, Charles Pattison, President, 1000 Friends
of Florida. The topic of discussion will be about Florida's Popula-
tion and developed land to double in 50 years; Florida 2060 "not a
pretty picture?" and "we can do better" - An alternative scenario.
For information contact 1000 friends of Florida at (850) 222-6277 or
www.1 000friendsofflorida.org.

The EO.E. #4137 to hold yard sale
The F.O.E. #4137, 9985 N. Hwy 441 is having ayard sale on Satur-
day, Oct. 20 and Sunday, Oct. 21 from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. All proceeds
go to local charities. Donations would be appreciated. Any questions
please call the club at (863) 763-2552.

Orchid Club to meet
On Monday, Oct.22 at 7 p.m. Orchid Club will meet at the Coop-
erative Extension Office, 458 Highway 98 N. The club will hold.an or-
ganizational meeting to elect officers so that activities and speakers
may be planned. Bring ideas for speakers and topics. Harry Hoffner
of Hoffner Orchids will be available to answer any questions on your
orchids. If you have a problem orchid, bring it in for Harry to diag-
nose. For more information please call Angela at the Cooperative
Extension Office: (863) 763-6469.

Library book club meets
Friends of the Okeechobee Library Book Club will meet at 7 p.m.
in the Library Board room on the following dates to discuss the title
for the month. This meeting is open and free to the public. Meetings
and topics are as follows: Thursday, Oct. 25, "The Sun Also Rises, by
Ernest Hemingway"; Thursday, Nov. 29, "The Glass Castle, by Jea-
nette Wall"; Thursday, Dec. 20, "The Hummingbird's Daughter, by
Luis Alberto Urrea," the group will meet at 6:30 for our annual Christ-
mas tea with the discussion at 7 p.m.; Thursday, Jan. 24, "Mademoi-
selle Benoir, by Christine Conrad. For information call Jan Fehrman
at (863) 357-9980.

4-H Club to clean saddles
� The Bits n' Spurs 4-H Club will have a saddle cleaning fundraiser
on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. until noon at Eli's Trailer Sales, 908
N.W. Park St. Club members will clean and oil saddles under the
supervision of adult volunteers. Money raised will be used to finance
club activities and programs. Those who can't bring their saddles to
Eli's Trailer Sales on Oct. 27 can make arrangements to drop off the
saddles in advance. If you have several saddles to be cleaned, the
club may also make arrangements to pick them up. For more infor-
mation, contact Paula Daniel at (863) 763-8185.

E.O.E. to host Halloween Party
The F.O.E. #4137, 9985 N. Hwy 441'will host a Halloween party
on Saturday Oct. 27 starting at 7 p.m. There will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd
prize given for the best costume. Contest judging will be about 9
p.m. There will be live music, finger food, and more. The public is
invited. If you are not a member, sign in as a guest. For information
call (863) 763-2552.

Dinner to benefit food pantry
The Okeechobee Presbyterian church will hold their fall dinner
on Saturday, Oct. 27. Seatings are at 5, 6 and 7 p.m., with take out.
Menu is roast pork, mashed potatoes and gravy, broccoli, carrots,
gelatin salad, spice cake and beverage. Tickets are $8 donation. For
tickets call (863) 824-0013 and leave a message.

VFW to host District Roundtable meeting/picnic
Big Lake VFW Post 10539 is hosting District 11 Round Table Meet-
ing and Picnic on Oct. 27. All members and guests are welcome.
There will be plenty of good food, games and fun. Meeting starts at
10 a.m. Picnic starts immediately following meeting. For information
call (863) 697-2930.

VFW has karaoke league
VFW Post #4423 will host a summer karaoke league on Oct. 27
from 7:30 until 9:30 p.m. The league is open to the public. Everyone
is eligible to enter including karaoke hosts and members of bands.
For information, call David Lee at (863) 697-9002 or Bill at (863) 763-
0818.

Arnold's Wildlife hosts annual open house
Arnold's Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, located at 14895 N.W 30"'
Terrace, will host its annual fall open house on Saturday, Nov. 3, from
10 a.m. until 3 p.m. There will be something for everyone, ranging
from interaction with the wildlife to the enjoyment of freshly barbe-
cued chicken dinners.
There is a $10 donation for admission to the Open House which
includes the Center and the butterfly garden. The cost of the barbe-
cued chicken dinners is $7.00 per plate.
To get to the Center, go north on 441 to N.W 144"' Drive and turn
left at the flashing light. Go west two miles and follow the signs to the
Center. For information call (863) 763-4630.

Two-day motorcycle rally planned


A motorcycle rally will be held Saturday, Nov. 10, and Sunday, Nov.
11, at the Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center, 4200 S.R. 70 E., be-
ginning at 9 a.m. each day. The inaugural event is being sponsored
by the Florida Gang Investigators Association (FGIA) and will feature
a burn out pit, tug-o-war and donut eating contest for adults. There
will also be events for children that include a bounce house, wildlife
area and face painting. There will also be live music, as well as food
and prize giveaways. Tickets are $5 in advance each, and $10 each at
the gate on the day of the event. Children under the age of 12 will be
admitted free. The purpose of the two-day event is to help educate
youngsters about the dangers of joining a criminal street gang and to
raise money for the FGIA that will be used to educate kids about the
dangers of joining a gang. For information, tickets or to sign up a team
to compete in one of the adult contests, contact either Detective Ser-
geant Brad Stark or Michele Bell at the Okeechobee County Sheriff's
Office, (863) 763-3117. Tickets can also be purchased at Style Studio,
1600 S.R. 70 E., and Syble's Flowers, 119 S. Parrott Ave.


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Hospice of Okeechobee will
host the eighth annual Festival
of Trees. The Festival of Trees
is a fundraising event where
the talents of local residents are
showcased. Businesses and resi-
dents donate uniquely decorated
Christmas Trees, Wreaths, cen-
terpieces and other items. The
donations are displayed for pub-
lic viewing in an atmosphere of
Christmas splendor. The event is
free to the public and is fun for
all ages. The donated works of
art are made available for pur-
chase through silent auction.
This year's event will be held
daily from Monday, Nov. 26
through Sunday, Dec. 2. The Hos-
pice of Okeechobee Festival of
Trees is also a stop on The Raul-
erson Hospital Tour of Homes
which will take place on Friday
Nov. 30 and Saturday Dec. 1.
Cathy Schmiedel is the Coor-
dinator for this year's Festival of
Trees.
"I am searching the commu-
nity for creative individuals who
would like to donate a uniquely
decorated Christmas tree or other
holiday item," she said. She went
on to explain that trees may be


decorated in a traditional mode
or based on a special theme.
"In the past we have had a wide
variety of tree decorations. Busi-
nesses may base it on something
unique to them -- like an RJ Ga-
tor tree adorned with gators. Or
an individual may decorate a tree
based on a hobby -- like a NAS-
CAR tree with miniature cars as
ornaments. Some trees are me-
morial trees, based on a favorite
pastime of a loved one -- like a
fishing tree adorned with fishing
ornaments that their Dad loved.
Basically, anything. goes!" Ms
Schmeidel stated.
Ms. Schmeidel is recruiting
individuals and businesses that
would like to participate. "This is
a great way to get into the holiday
spirit, display your creative talent
and help those in need in our
community," she said. Proceeds
of this event will benefit Hospice
patient care here in Okeechobee,
including service offered at The
Hamrick Home. Forfurther infor-
mation please call Cathy Schmie-
del at (863) 467-2321.


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American Legion
Post #64
The American Legion Post #64
is located at 501 S.E. Second St.
The Post phone number is (863)
763-2950.
* American Legion Post #64 is
open Monday to Saturday from 11
a.m. until 8 p.m. and Sunday from
I until 9 p.m.
* Our kitchen is open and serv-
ing a regular menu. The hours of
operation are: Monday through
Friday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.;
Wednesday, tacos and margaritas
served from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.
with David Copper from 3 until 6
p.m.; Sunday from 4 until 9 p.m.
* Sunday NASCAR on big
screen TV Quarter pound hot
dogs, pizza and $1 draft beer will
be offered. David Copper from 4
until 7 p.m.
* Bingo is held every Saturday
and Sunday night starting at 6:30
p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m.
* The Sons of the American Le-
gion steak dinner will be held on
the third Sunday of each month
from 3 until 6 p.m. The dinner will
include steak, baked potato, salad,
dessert, coffee and tea.
* Friday night dinners have
resumed. Dinners will be served
from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m.
* It is time to pay your dues for
the Legion and Auxiliary.
* We are planning a Christmas
party for children and a party for
,veterans in the nursing home.
* We are planning a free dinner
for everyone who has paid their
dues by Nov. 1.

Am-Vets #2001
* Am-Vets No. 2001 will hold
a regular informational meeting
on the first Saturday of the month
at the Buckhead Ridge VFW Post
#9528, 2002 U.S. 78 W, at 10 a.m.
Applications for new members are
available. Call Lou Eder at (863)
357-0467 or Jerry Lee Shields at
(863) 467-8779 or (863) 467-2882.
* Am-Vets Ladies Auxiliary
meetings are the first Saturday of
the month at 10 am. Contact the
Post at 467-2882 for information.

Eagles Aeries #4137
Eagles Aeries #4137 is located
at 9983 U.S. 441 N. For information
on events, call (863) 763-2552.
* Every Tuesday bingo at 1
p.m. Food will be available for a
donation.
* Wednesday: bar bingo from
4 p.m. until ? Food will be avail-
able.
* Every Thursday: washer toss
at 1 p.m.
* First and third Thursday: Aux-
iliary at 6 p.m.; Aeries at 7 p.m.
* Friday: steak night (16-oz.)
starting at 5 p.m. for a $12 do-
nation. Music will be by Jimmy
Harper.
* Saturday and Sundays: mu-
sic at 7 p.m.
* First and third Sunday: break-
fast cooked to order from 9 until
11 a.m. for $5 donation.

Okeechobee Masonic
Lodge #237
The Okeechobee Masonic
Lodge is located at 107 N.W Fifth
Ave. For information about the
club and events, call Matt Buxton
at (863) 357-9992.
* The Masonic Lodge holds
their meetings on the second
and fourth Monday of each
month starting at 7:30 p.m.

Order of the Eastern
Star - Chapter #128
The Order of the Eastern Star
has many fun activities planned on
the first and third Tuesday of each
month. For upcoming activities,
contact Mary Ann Holt at (863)
634-8087.


B.H.R. Moose Lodge
The lodge is located on U.S.
78 W. in Buckhead Ridge. The
Lodge's phone number is (863)
763-2250.
* Sunday: breakfast will be
served from 9 until 11 a.m.
* Monday: Monday night foot-
ball with free food. Come enjoy
the game at 7 p.m.
* Wednesday: cards and
games social at 7 p.m. If you have
a game you wish to play, bring it.
* Thursday: dinner will be
served from 5 until 7:15 p.m. Call
the Lodge for the menu.
* Thursday: karaoke night
starting at 7 p.m.
* Friday: dinner served from
5 until 7:15 p.m. Music for danc-
ing at 7:30 p.m. Call to see who is
playing.
* Saturday: dinner from 6 p.m.
until ? Call for the menu.
* Saturday: karaoke night
starting at 8 p.m.
* Saturday, Oct. 27 from 5 un-
til 7:15 p.m., Anniversary Dinner.
W.O.T.M Sponsoring a Halloween
party with prizes for First, Second
and Third place costumes. Kara-
oke hosted by Debbie.
* No bingo for the rest of the
summer.
* Moose membership meeting
on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. and
Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. there
will be a enrollment, all prospec-
tive members should attend.

Moose Family
Center #1753
The Moose Family Center
#1753 is located at 156 N.W 36th
St. in Okeechobee. The lodge dur-
ing the summer will be noon until
8 p.m., or later. For information
and meal menus, call the Lodge at
(863) 763-4954. Guests are invited
to enjoy the activities and consider
membership. The main hall is
open for activities.
* Breakfast first Sunday of ev-
ery month from 8 to 11 a.m.
* Every Monday evening-pool
and poker tournaments.
* LOOM meets every second
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
* WOTM meets every second
and fourth Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
* Officers meetings, men and
women, are the first and third
Tuesday at 7 p.m.
* LOOM officers meeting first
and third Tuesday at 7 p.m.
* Every Thursday and Sunday:
horseshoes at 2 p.m.
* Every Thursday: $5 supper
and women's fun night. Line danc-
ing lessons.
* Every Sunday: horseshoes at
2 p.m.; free pool games all day.
* Bar bingo Friday at 6 p.m.
Food is available.
* Every Saturday: dinner at 5:30
p.m. for a $7 donation.
* Moose Races Saturday at 2
p.m.
* Watch for yard sale

VFW Post #4423
The VFW North Post #4423 is
located at 300 N.W. 34 St. Events
are seasonal, contact the Post at
(863) 763-0818 for information
or write the Post at P.O. Box 1137,
Okeechobee Fl. 34973. The Post
opens at noon Monday through
Sunday.
* Monday through Thursday:
happy hour from 4 until 6 p.m.
* Monday: .50-cent hot dogs
* Washer toss every Tuesday
starting at 1 p.m. Food will be
available. Everyone is welcome.
* Wednesday: dinner from 4
until 6 p.m. for a donation.
* Friday: bingo starts at 1 p.m.
for members and guests. Food will
be available. Karaoke will be from,
6 until 10 p.m.
* Friday: hot food by David
Lee from 5 until 8 p.m.
* Saturday: bar bingo at 1 p.m.
for members and guests. Karaoke


will be from 6 until 10 p.m. Food
will be available.
* Sunday: dinner will be avail-
able from 2 until 4 p.m., and will
be followed by karaoke from 6 un-
til 10 p.m.
* Every third Sunday there will
be a post meeting and ladies auxil-
iary meeting at 11 a.m.
* The post membership drive is
under way, and the post is striving
for 100 percent. For information,
contact the quartermaster at (863)
763-0818.
* Big screen TV for all events.

VFW Post #9528
The VFW Post #9528 is located
at 2002 S.R. 78 W in Buckhead
Ridge. For information, call (863)
467-2882. Post opens at noon,
Monday through Sunday.
We are taking applications for
new members for the VFW, Ladies
Auxiliary, Male Auxiliary, AMVETS
and AMVETS ladies auxiliary.
* Wednesday: Ladies Auxiliary
dinner and Men's Auxiliary or Am-
Vets. Music will be available.
* Every Thursday is bar bingo
at 12:45 p.m. Lunch will be avail-
able.
* Every Friday a steak dinner
with baked potato, salad and rolls
will be served from 5:30 until 7
p.m. for an $1'1 donation. Dancing
immediately follows the dinner.
* Membership meetings are
held on the second Saturday of the
month beginning at 10 a.m. The
House Committee meeting is on
the fourth Saturday.
For information, contact Com-
mander Mike Hall at (863) 467-
2882.
All games and special events
are shown on three televisions.
The game room has a regulation-
size pool table.

VFW Post #10539
* The VFW will be open Mon-
day through Saturday at 10 a.m.,
and Sunday at 1 p.m.
* Lounge opens at 10 a.m.
Monday through Saturday and at 1
p.m. on Sunday.
* Monday: $1.50 tacos till 6
p.m.
* Tuesday: Ladies Auxiliary
Dinner - 5:30 p.m. ($6)
* Wednesday: bar bingo will
start at 12:45 p.m. Lunch is avail-
able, courtesy of the Ladies Auxil-
iary.
* Thursday: short order food
night from 5 until 8 p.m.
* Friday: fish fry, chicken fingers
or shrimp from 5 until 8 p.m. along
with live music and dancing.
* Saturday: dollar dogs, sau-
sage dogs for $1.50 grilled or
steamed at noon. Live music and
dancing will start at 7 p.m.
* Sunday: open at 1 p.m. NAS-
CAR on two big screen TV's.
The Ladies Auxiliary is look-
ing for any family members of
Okeechobee residents currently
serving overseas. We are forward-
ing packages of needed items to
our active service personnel. For
more information or if you would
like to donate items please contact
us, Cheryl Benoit at (863) 697-
2930.
The Post and Ladies Auxiliary
meetings are held the first Sunday
of every month at noon. Men's
Auxiliary meetings are the second
Wednesday of every month at 6:30
p.m.
* Call (863) 763-2308 for the
schedule of events.

Shrine Club
* The Okeechobee Shrine
Club, S.R. 78 W, members will
meet the first and third Thursday
of each month at 8 p.m. The club
is also available for weddings and
parties. For information call the
club at (863) 763-3378, or Keith at
(863) 634-2682.
* Sunday: Every second Sun-
day of the month there will be a


Bike Sunday from noon until 7
p.m. There will be food, juke-
box, big screen T.V and an Oasis
Lounge. For more information,
call the club at (863) 763-3378.

Cypress Hut
Eagles #4509
* The Cypress Hut Fraternal
Order of Eagles post #4509 lo-
cated at 4701 U.S. 441 S.E. is now
open to members daily from 10
a.m. until 10 p.m. with Saturday
lunch specials. New members are
always welcome. Information can
be found by visiting www.foe4509.
com, or calling (863) 467-1164.
* Aerie meetings are at 7 p.m.
on the first and third Sunday of
each month at the old Cypress Hut
flea market restaurant.
* FOE Auxiliary meetings are at
7 p.m. on the second and fourth
Wednesday of every month
* .Breakfast is served on the
second and fourth Sunday of each
month from 9 a.m. until noon.
* Tuesday: pasta night from 5
p.m. until ?
* Saturday: Tex-Mex food and
margarita special from I until 5
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Education
News in Brief

Library offers free
computer classes
The Okeechobee County Public
Library, 206 S.W. 16"' St., is offering
free computer classes. Learn the
basics of computers, set up an e-
mail account and learn how to use
it. Registration is required. Classes
are scheduled for Friday, Oct. 26.
For information and to register,
call the library at (863) 763-3536.

OHS class of '88
planning reunion
The Okeechobee High School
class of 1988 has begun mak-
ing plans for their 20th reunion.
Any members of the class of '88
are asked to e-mail your name,
address and phone number to
Larry Peterson, class president, at
ohs 1988reunion@yahoo.com. We
will update you after each planning
committee meeting. Also, if you
have any ideas or would like to be
on the committee let us know in
your e-mail.


Class of '98 is ready


for 2008 reunion


The reunion will be held Fri-
day, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct.
20.
The event will begin Friday
with the Homecoming Parade
where participants who wish
to ride on the spirit float should
meet at 2:15 near U-Save.
Friday at 6 p.m. the class of
'98 will meet at the high school
cafeteria for more cake and
punch as well as the presen-
tation of the slide show. The
Homecoming game is sched-
uled to begin at 7:30 p.m. at the
Okeechobee High School foot-
ball stadium.
Saturday, Oct. 20, there will
be a family'day gathering at
the Basinger Civic Center at 11
a.m. until 1 p.m. which is lo-
cated at the corner of US High-
way 98 and Micco Bluff Road
-approximately 28 miles SE of
Sebring and approximately 25
miles north of Okeechobee on


the east side of the Kissimmee
River.
Food will be catered and
children are welcome. The slide
show and videos from various
events in high school will be
shown.
Class officers will be collect-
ing a $20 per adult cover charge
for the entire weekend. This
charge covers all of the reunion
activities, even if you only at-
tend one event.
Saturday night the adults will
gather at the American Legion,
501 S.E. Second St., for addi-
tional social time with a DJ, ca-
tered food, drinks and fun. A DJ
will be spinning the latest hits
from 1998.
Please RSVP to ohs98grads@
yahoo.com. For additional in-
formation contact Robert Frost
at (352) 494-3606 or Amanda
Surles Baker at (863) 634-4908.


ObituariesI


Pamela Elizabeth
Martin
Pamela Elizabeth Martin, age 64
of Lakeport died, Oct. 14, 2007 at
Raulerson Hospital. Born Feb. 21,
1943 in Cincinnati Ohio, to the late
Stanley and Eleanor Heis. She was
the owner of Alice's Restaurant at
the Brighton Seminole Reserva-
tion. She came to Lakeport from
Fort Myers 12 years ago. She was a
member of St. Joseph the Worker
Catholic Church in Moore Haven.
She loved to write children's sto-
ries, and poems. She especially
loved rose gardening and was a
member of the Garden Club of
Lakeport.


She is preceded in death by her
brother, Joseph Heis and her hus-
band, Kenneth Martin.
She is survived by her son,
Robert Seiber of Louisville, Ky.;
daughters, Peggy (David) Hannam
of Kissimmee; Tracy Seiber of St.
Cloud, and Samantha Alexander
of Lakeport. In addition, she is sur-
vived by 12 grandchildren.and one
great granddaughter.
A memorial service will be held.
Friday, Oct. 19, at 6 p.m. at the Bass
Okeechobee Chapel.
Friends may also make dona-
tions to the charity of their choice
in remembrance of Mrs. Martin.
Friends may sign the guestbook
at www.bassokeechobeefuneral-


home.com.
All arrangements are entrusted
to the care of Bass Okeechobee
Funeral Home and Crematory, 205
N.E. Second St., Okeechobee.

Nancy H. Wood
Nancy H. Wood, age 68 of
Okeechobee died on Tuesday, Oct.
16, 2007 at her residence in Buck-
head Ridge. Born April 13, 1939
in Brockton, Mass., to Albert and
Madeleine Howard, she has been
a resident of Okeechobee for the
last 22 years. She enjoyed doing
crossword puzzles and was "rich
by friends." She was also a lifetime
member of the Buckhead Ridge
VFW Post 9528.


She is preceded in death by her
parents; brother, Frank Howard,
and sister, Natalie Howard.
She is survived by her loving
husband of 26 years, Robert Wood
Jr., of Okeechobee; daughter, Jan-
na Lee Morris of Lake Park, and
brother, Daniel Howard of Cape
Cod, Mass.
Memorial contributions can
be made to Hope Hospice, 9470
Healthpark Circle, Ft. Myers, FL
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service at this time.
All arrangements are under the
direction and care of Buxton Fu-
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Doctors using ultrasound scanners that spot artery plaque


By Marilyn Marchione
AP Medical Writer
MADISON, Wis. - What
if your doctor could swipe a
wand over your neck and reveal
whether you have hidden heart
disease?
That is now possible in places
other than the sickbay ofthe star-
ship Enterprise.
Miniature ultrasound ma-
chines are starting to make their
way into ordinary doctors' of-
fices, where they may someday
be as common as stethoscopes
and EKGs. A pocket-sized one
weighing less than 2 pounds hit
the market last week.
Some of these devices can
make images of neck arter-
ies, which offer a "window" to
heart arteries that cannot easily
be seen. If the neck vessels are
clogged, doctors know that those
around the heart probably are,
too, and that treatment or more
testing is needed.
The new ultrasound machines
offer a relatively cheap, painless
way to screen people with no
symptoms of heart problems for
signs of hidden trouble.
Is that a good thing?
Many doctors say yes, because
for one-third of heart disease
sufferers, the first symptom is
dropping dead of a heart attack.
Finding these people early and
treating them could save lives.
The test may be especially good
for women, who often have few
traditional signs.
Lisa Rosenstock of Madison,
Wis., is an example. At age 41,
this trim, athletic mom had nor-
mal cholesterol and blood pres-
sure but a troubling family his-
tory of heart attacks. Ultrasound
revealed a big clog in the main
artery from her heart to her
head.
Her cardiologist, Dr. James
Stein of the University of Wis-
consin-Madison, put her on
medicines to lower her risk of a
heart attack or stroke. He also is
leading a study aimed at making
ultrasound testing more com-
mon.
"There's a great need for a


noninvasive and safe way to
identify people who don't have
signs but have risk" of heart dis-
ease, he said.
But there are potential down-
sides to more people doing this
testing without extensive train-
ing. Suddenly, small-town family
doctors could see scary-looking
artery buildups and rush to treat
some that might never be life-
threatening.
And while patients who see
the pictures may be motivated
to quit smoking, lose weight or
go on cholesterol drugs, some
might suffer side effects from un-
necessary treatment.
Ultrasounds also are being
advertised directly to consum-
ers the latest "peace of mind"
test like whole-body CT scans
and MRIs. Some drugmakers are
promoting wider testing because
it could boost cholesterol pill
sales. ,,
The American Heart Associa-
tion says testing with traditional
ultrasound machines can help
certain patients, but does not en-
dorse widespread screening with
the small devices because proof
of benefit is lacking.
Guidelines from several
groups suggesting who should
use the small ultrasound devices,
and on which patients, are ex-
pected next spring, said Stein,
who heads a panel writing the
advice.
On balance, many doctors see
more promise than peril.
"It's equivalent to a mammo-
gram of the heart," said Dr. Chris-
topher Rembold, a cardiologist at
the University of Virginia. If doc-
tors see something suspicious,
they can refer patients to special-
ists for more extensive tests be-
fore deciding whether or how to
treat it, he said.
Screening involves checking
for buildups called plaque and
measuring the thickness of the
wall of the main neck artery.
Normal thickness varies by age,
race and sex, and charts give
doctors detailed guidance. Too-
thick arteries are a sign of higher
risk for heart attack.


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Joan Anderson, center, a nurse practitioner, gets training using an ultrasound scanner Friday,
Sept. 14, in Madison, Wis., The equipment is used by medical professionals to check whether
a patient has heart disease, which might be detected in neck arteries. The new, smaller ma-
chines are starting to make their way into ordinary doctors' offices where they may someday
be as common as stethoscopes and EKGs.


Until recently, only ultrasound
specialists did these tests, which
were analyzed by a radiolo-
gist. That often meant patients
needed another appointment at
a hospital or ultrasound center,
and a return trip to their primary
doctor for results.
The portable ultrasound de-
vices are changing that. SonoSite
Inc. of Bothell, Wash., came out
with one in 1999. It was followed
by GE Healtheare, a suburban
Milwaukee unit of General Elec-
tric. They mostly are used in
emergency rooms to check for
problems with the heart's valves
or pumping capacity, or bulging
abdominal arteries threatening
to rupture.
But scanning neck arteries


became more common after
SonoSite's MicroMaxx came out
in 2005. The 8-pound device is a
small laptop and costs $25,000,
or about $40,000 with related
software.
The pocket-sized device
that went on sale last week the
$10,000 Acuson P10 might even-
tually expand artery scanning
even more. Siemens Medical So-
lutions, the Malvern, Pa.-based
unit of the German company Sie-
mens AG, initially will sell the de-
vice for traditional heart imaging
and emergency use, but plans to
offer artery imaging in the near
future. The quality of the images
will have to be proved for the
device to gain wide acceptance,
several experts said.


At UW-Madison, doctors have
done neck scans with portable
ultrasounds on about 900 pa-
tients. They charge $295, and
three local HMOs agreed to pay.
Most insurers do not, because of
limited proof of the value of such
tests.
Others are selling neck scan-
ning directly to consumers.
Dr. Robert Bonow, cardiology
chief at Northwestern Univer-
sity and a past heart association
president, recently got an ad in
the mail for screening at a shop-
ping center near his Glencoe, Ill.,
home. He worries about the ac-
curacy of such testing.
Suppose the scanning is 90
percent accurate, and the normal
rate of heart disease is 10 per-


cent, he said. That would mean
20 out of 200 people would have
heart disease and 180 would not.
But the scan would tell 18 people
they had it when they didn't, and
would miss heart disease in 18
who did.
Because of the false alarms,
"you may be treating twice as
many people as you have to," he
said. "If you're dealing with 2 mil-
lion people, that's a lot of people
who don't need treatment."
Robert Rosner, an ultrasound
technician in Fort Myers, Fla.,
sells screening to police, fire
and other municipal workers
and through doctor offices and
health clubs. He charges $180
and offers a personal testimoni-
al. At age 42, he scanned his own
arteries and was surprised to see
a 30 percent narrowing in one. A
doctor put him on medications,
and a couple of years later, the
plaque was gone.
"Without needles or radiation
or pain ... there's disease in the
body that can be reversed," he
said. "I'm living proof."
UW's Stein is leading a study
to see whether family practice
doctors can be trained in a week-
end to accurately do the tests. So-
noSite donated equipment, and
a university-administered grant is
paying for the study, which will
test 350 patients.
"The danger of overtreating
is low, especially in an environ-
ment where we dangerously un-
dertreat risk factors," Stein said.
Screening itself can be good, he
pointed out. A previous study
found that even those whose
arteries were found to be nor-
mal were motivated to exercise
more.
It should do even more good
for people who do have heart
disease, said Dr. Sanford Carimi,
a Janesville, Wis., physician par-
ticipating in Stein's study.
"If I tell you your cholesterol
is 130, that won't bother you," he
said. "If I show you you have a
plaque in the blood vessel lead-
ing to your brain, you're more
likely to make some changes."


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follows:
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Showtimes: Friday at 7 and 9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday at 2, 4:15,
7 and 9 p.m. Monday at 3 and 7
p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9 p.m.
Theatre II - "Heartbreak Kid"
(R) 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 Ill - "Mr. Woodcock"
(PG-13) Showtimes: Friday at 7
and 9 p.m.. Saturday and Sunday
at 2, 4:15, 7 and 9 p.m., Monday at
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p.m.
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children 12 and under are $4.50;
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Today

in History

By The Associated Press
Today is Thursday, Oct. 18, the
291st day of 2007. There are 74
days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in His-
tory:
On Oct. 18, 1962, Dr. James D.
Watson of the United States and
Drs. Francis Crick and Maurice
Wilkins of Britain were named
winners of the Nobel Prize for
Medicine and Physiology for their
work in determining the double-
helix molecular structure of DNA.
On this date:
In 1648, Boston shoemakers
were authorized to form a guild to
protect their interests; it's the first
American labor organization on
record.
In 1685, King Louis the XIV
signed the Edict of Fontainebleau,
revoking the Edict of Nantes that
had established legal toleration of
France's Protestant population, the
Huguenots. (The French Parlia-
ment recorded the new edict four
days later.)
In 1867, the U.S. took formal
possession of Alaska from Russia.
In 1892, the first long-distance
telephone line between New York
and Chicago was officially opened
(it could only handle one call at a
time).
In 1898, the American flag was
raised in Puerto Rico shortly before
Spain formally relinquished control
of the island to the U.S.
In 1931, inventor Thomas Alva
Edison died in West Orange, N.J.,
at age 84.
In 1944, Soviet troops invaded
Czechoslovakia during World War
II.
In 1969, the federal govern-
ment banned artificial sweeteners
known as cyclamates because of
evidence they caused cancer in
laboratory rats.
In 1977, West German com-
mandos stormed a hijacked Luf-
thansa jetliner on the ground in
Mogadishu, Somalia, freeing all 86
hostages and killing three of the
four hijackers.
In 1982, former first lady Bess
Truman died at her home in Inde-
pendence, Mo., at age 97.
Ten years ago: A monument
honoring American servicewom-
en, past and present, was dedicat-
ed at Arlington National Cemetery.
The Florida Marlins beat the Cleve-
land Indians 7-4 in Game 1 of the
World Series.
Five years ago: The Vatican
demanded that America's Roman
Catholic bishops revise their hard-
line crackdown policy on sexually
abusive priests.
One year ago: Secretary of
State Condoleezza Rice, visiting
Tokyo, said the U.S. was willing
to use its full military might to de-
fend Japan in light of North Korea's
nuclear test. The Dow Jones indus-
trial average passed 12,000 for the
first time before pulling back to
close at 11,992.68.
Today's Birthdays: Former
Sen. Jesse Helms, R-N.C, is 86.
Rock-and-roll performer Chuck
Berry is 81. Sportscaster Keith
Jackson is 79. Football Hall-of-
Famer Mike Ditka is 68. Actor Joe
Morton is 60. Actress Pam Dawber
is 56. Author Terry McMillan is 56.
Gospel singer Vickie Winans is 54.
Tennis player Martina Navratilova is
51. Actor Jean-Claude Van Damme
is 47. Actress Erin Moran is 47. Jazz
musician Wynton Marsalis is 46.
Actor Vincent Spano is 45. Rock
musician Tim Cross (Sponge) is 41.
Tennis player Michael Stich is 39.


Singer Nonchalant is 34. Rock mu-
sician Peter Svensson (The Cardi-
gans) is 33. Actor Wesley Jonathan
is 29. Country singer Josh Gracin is
27. Country musician Jesse Little-
ton (Marshall Dyllon) is 26. Actor
Zac Efron is 20. Actress Joy Lauren
is 18. Actor Tyler Posey is 16.
Thought for Today: "Only
those ideas that are least truly ours
can be adequately expressed in
words." Henri Bergson, French
philosopher (1859-1941).


Wizard of Id


Garfield


Beetle Bailey


Dear Abby



Harassed girl



must be firmer


*DEAR ABBY: I am being sort
of sexually harassed, and I don't
know what to do. I'm 15 and
my brother, "Joey," is 16. We live
with our mother. Our parents are
divorced. Mom works, so we're
home by ourselves in the after-
noon after school.
Joey has a new friend, "Mike,"
who constantly makes sexually
oriented' comments to me. He
has never tried to touch me, and-I
don't think he ever would, but the
comments really bother me and
I have tried to tell him so. He just
laughs and says he means it as a
compliment.
I have told Joey in private how
much it bothers me and asked
him to get Mike to stop, but he
won't say anything. Joey is very
meek and Mike is very domineer-
ing. Also, Joey has always had
trouble making friends, and Mike
is his only friend right now, and I
think he's afraid of losing his only
friend.
I stay out of the bedroom when
Mike is here, but we live in a small
apartment, so I can't really get
away from him. But I don't feel
I should have to hide whenever
Mike is here. So far, I haven't said
anything to Mom. Knowing her, I
am sure that if I told her, she'd say
Mike can no longer come over
- and that would be the end of
the friendship. I don't want that.
I just want the comments to stop.
What can I do? - Embarrassed
In Bakersfield, Calif.
DEAR EMBARRASSED: The
next time Mike makes one of his
off-color "compliments," tell him
you don't like it and consider it de-
grading. Then tell him you want
an immediate apology and his
word that it won't happen again
- because if it does you will tell
your mother, and he won't be
welcome there again.
And if it happens again, fol-
low through on your word. Your
brother isn't "meek"; he's acting
like a wimp by allowing Mike to


disrespect you. And I have a strong
hunch that Mike isn't coming over
because he cares anything about
your brother. I suspect he's there
because he has a crush on you.

*DEAR ABBY: I was mar-
ried briefly five years ago. My
ex-husband, "Hank," and I share
custody of our soon-to-be 7-year-
old son. As a result, we see each
other frequently.
Over the last five years, we
have had an on-again, off-again
sexual relationship. The last time
we had sex was three weeks ago.
Literally the next day, his engage-
ment announcement came out in
our local paper. I was shocked, to
say the least.
Hank is a pilot and travels ev-
ery other week. His fiancee is a
drug sales rep, and I assume she
travels, too. I knew he was see-
ing her, but he always told me it
was casual. The wedding is next
month.
The other problem is, I am
now two weeks late for my peri-
od. What should I do? I think she
should know, especially if there
is the possibility that I could be
pregnant. - Conflicted In Nis-
kayuna, N.Y.
DEAR CONFLICTED: Do you
know for a fact that you're preg-
nant? Does Hank know? If the
answer to both questions is yes,
then his fiancee should be told
that he has remained sexually
involved with you. Hank appears
to have no respect for women, or
he wouldn't have been cheating
on his girlfriend and having un-
protected sex with you. If you're
pregnant, he will be legally obli-
gated to support the two children
he has with you.
P.S. In the future when he's
visiting "the children," please
stop having sex with him. Being
a single parent with two children
is hard enough without adding a
third.


Close to Home


Cathy


Peanuts


Pickles


The Last Word in Astrology


By Eugenia Last
*ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don't
get all worked up over nothing. When
one door closes, another will open. Trust
in your own judgment and avoid getting
angry with the people you are dealing
with. Stand tall.
*TAURUS (April 20-May 20):
Travel, entertainment, love and romance
should just about sum things up for today.
You should plan a day trip that will allow
you to relax, enjoy the luxury of some-
one's company and give you a chance to
regenerate. Visiting sdtneone you don't
get to see often enough will help resolve
this issue.
*GEMINI (May 21-June 20): The
more involved you become in events,
activities or organizations, the better it will
be for you from a networking standpoint.
Do something to help out the older and
younger friends or relatives. You will build
stronger relationships with the ones you
love.
*CANCER (June 21-July 22):
Emotional matters regarding money will
surface. You should be able to collect old
debts or resolve whatever issues arise


with friends, neighbors or family mem-
bers. You will make a lot of sense and
others will trust that you have a handle on
things.
*LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You
mustn't take life too seriously today. Peo-
ple will come and go and situations will
change, so don't dwell on things that re-
ally don't matter. Get out and challenge
your intelligence, wit and physical endur-
ance.
*VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Call
the shots but don't expect everyone to
agree with you. Emotional issues can be
resolved but only if you get them out into
the open. You may have to alter the way
you do things or the way you live.
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may end up second-guessing what you
should do next. Don't let someone back
you into a corner or pick a fight with you.
Use your ingenuity and originality to stay
one step ahead of someone who tries to
bully you. 2 stars
*SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21):
Travel or visiting someone with experi-
ence should be on your to-do list. Talk will
provide you with information that allows
you to move forward. You may have to


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words?
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28 Racetrack part
29 Phrase
indicating small
progress
30 Shrimplike critter
32 Narrow-necked
pear
34 Olympic dancing
venue
37 Theme of this ,
puzzle
41 Va.-based Web
giant
42 Light overhead?
43 City on the
Rhone
44 Son of 4-Down
46 Le Sage novel
"Gil _"
47 Mimosa glass
53 Light cigar
54 2004 Kinsey
portrayer
Neeson
55 Fund for the
future, briefly
56 Highly charged,
as an issue
59 Oldman or
Newman
61 Application
62 Gullible
63 Strainer
64 Avg. size
65 Copier need
66 Helped through
a difficult time,
with "over"

DOWN
1 Michaelmas
daisy


2 Kind of dog
3 Much-sought
ideal
4 Mother of Seth
5 Keeping quiet
6 Greeted at the
door
7 Like four Sandy
Koufax games
8 "_ you
satisfied?"
9 Diminutive
Spanish suffix
10 Bodega.owner,
often
11 Nabisco
cookies
12 Search, with
"into"
13 Spoil, with "on"
19 Splotch
22 Wisecrack
response, in
modern
shorthand
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Club" actress
26 Must
27 Outline clearly
30 Gp. concerned
with class
struggles?
31 Pi follower


32 African title of
respect
33 "Starry Night," for
one
34 Not appropriate
35 Lincoln center?
36 Slalom curve
38 Mail in a box
39 Flag position
40 Spoken
44 Load (up), as
energy food
45 Come (to)


46 Maude portrayer
47 Neck and neck
48 Couldn't abide
49 Bowler's aid
50 West Coast
gridder
51 Hidden treasure
52 Like cornstalks
53 Bud
57 Eastern
principle
58 Bolivian export
60 DX + V


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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 9 Garden 850
Livestock 855
Poultry/Supplies 860
Seeds/Plants/
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SPOTTED SADDLE HORSE-
12 yr old, bl & wh, gaited,
ret. show horse, needs exp.
rider. $500 (863)357-3325

Your new car could be in
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For More Information

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Apartments 905
Business Places 910
Commercial
Property 915
Condos/
Townhouses - Rent920
Farm Property -
Rent 925
House - Rent 030
Land - Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rent 945
Roommate 950
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space *
Rent 960





BEAUTIFUL
SAMANTHA'S GARDEN
APARTMENTS
In Town, 2br/2ba, $900
mo. + $600. sec. dep..
includes Washer &;Dryer
(863)634-5780 or
(863)467-9250


Do-It-Yourself Ideas


Kitchen Island

This kitchen island project is a great way to add on

to the kitchen without the inconvenience of a costly
remodel. Featuring a handsome butcher block top
and casters for mobility, the island adds eight square

feet of workspace, two big drawers and two generous
storage shelves (one with an optional wine rack) to
your kitchen.
The project measures about 48 inches long by 24

inches wide by 36 inches tall.

Kitchen Island plan (No. 932) ... $10.95

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FURNISHED APT- On Water.
Utilities paid. Adult Commu-
nity. No pets Call between
9-4 pm daily (863)357-2044
Oak Lake Apts., Remodeled
2br, 1V2 ba, 2 Story, W/D
Fenced patio, $800 mo., 1st,
last+ sec. (863)634-3313
TAYLOR CREEK CONDOS:
1br/1ba, partially furnished.
$650/mo, 1st&$800/Sec
For Details. 561-352-4243




KINGS BAY, 2br/lba, w/gar-
age, all appl., w&d, $650
mo. 1st, last & $300 sec.
(863)763-2414
Oak Lake Villas, 2br/2ba
$800/month, First,
Last, + $1000 Security.
No Pets. Clean & spacious.
Available immediately.
Call (863) 801-3133
OKEECHOBEE, 2BR/1.5BA,
Twnhs., W&D. No pets. An-
nual lease. $750/mo. 1st &
last. sec. (863)697-1129
OVERSIZED 1/1 DUPLEX Extra
back room. $750/mo.
Includes lawn & water.
(954)290-0861



BASSWOOD - New 3/2, large
yard, Pets OK, W/D, lawn
service, water service,
$1050/mo, 1st, last, $500
sec. Avail first week in No-
vember (561)723-0661
BHR - 1 Bdrm., 1 Ba Cabin,
$550 mo. + sec. Also lot
space available in this 55 +
Park. (863)763-7164
BRAND NEW! 5 Bdrm., 2 Ba.,
Lots of Tile. 378 S.E. 36th
Terrace. $1350 mo. (561)
248-3888 or (863)599-0156
CBS 3BR, 1BA, W/D, large
porch. $850/mo. 3/1 Mobile
Home, $625/mo + 1st, last,
sec & ref's. Includes city wa-
ter. (561)346-4692/346-4646
CHARMING 2/1
LOCATED 15 MINUTES
FROM TOWN
NEWLY REMODELED
1ST, LAST & SECURITY
NO PETS
CALL M - F, 9AM TO 3PM
(863)467-1717
HOUSE - 2/1 w/appl. & CA.
920 NW 4th St, $800/mo,
1st, last, & $500 sec dep.
(561)743-0192.
OKECHOBEE, 3BR/1BA Du-
plex, washer & dryer hook-
up, central a/c & heat.
$700/mo + $500 sec. Move
in now, next rent due 12/1.
(863)763-4414
OKEECHOBEE- 2br, 1.5ba,
w/den, has pole barn (spins)
on 1 1/3 acres, Pets OK,
$800/mo w/1st, last & sec.
or will sell $150,000. Call
863-885-1401 or 634-7723
S.E. OKEE: 3 BR, 1 BA., CBS
Home. Annual lease. W&D,
$950 mo. 1st. & last sec.
dep. (863)697-1129




Great Location!
, OFFICE SPACE
* Downstairs
Close proximity to new
court house. 863-763-4740



ROOMS FOR RENT
Mobile Home $125 - $150 wk
1 month sec in advance
No pets (561)927-8211
Your new home could be
In today's paper. Have
vou looked for It?



BH RIDGE- 2/2, waterfront,
lake access, Ig screen porch,
fenced yard, shed, $800/mo,
1st & Sec, (772)370-1095
WATERFRONT, 2 BR, M.H.,
C/Air, W&D and Workshop.
Furn. or Unfurn., Long or
Short Term. 863-467-7528


Reilal Estate




Business Places .
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property - Sale 1010
Condos/
Townhouses - Sale1015
Farms - Sale 1020
Houses - Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property - Sale 1035
Land - Sale 1040
Lots - Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property - Sale 1055
Property Inspection1060
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080





BUILDING & LAND
7200 sq ft-
Metal building on 1 + acre of
land, fenced, plenty of parking,
located on N. Industrial Loop,
LaBelle, Florida.
2400 sq ft- Office space under
NA/C.
4800 sq ft- Warehouse area-3
large bays.
Call (863)675-4342 or
(863)673-1885 for more
information.



DUPLEX, 3BR, 1BA, Belmont
St. in LaBelle
(239)872-0596 Iv msg.
OKEECHOBEE- 3/1, CBS, Re-
duced to $172K, Oak, tile &
marble & more! Moving/
Must sell now! Must see!
Flyers! 309 SW 10th Ave.
(863)357-0391 Appt. Only!
OKEECHOBEE: Completely
remodeled, 4br, 2 ba, plus
family room, 2000 sq ft, 1/2
acre, new roof, A Must See!
$155,000 (863)824-6112 or
(772)349-8637
WOOD FRAME HOME: 2 BR, 1
BA., Near - r.irrimnri-e River.
C/Air. Large lot w/lots of
trees. 15609 State Rd. 70 W.
$79,000. Additional lot next
to home also for sale for
$35,000. (561)746-5852



ACREAGE, 2 1/2 acres cleared
and fenced located in Four
Seasons. Reduced! $82,000.
(863)697-6446



R Bar Ranch, 2 acres, 5 Ig.
oak trees, cleared, $100,000
or best offer. (772)878-3335
or (772)224-1423


MobileHomes




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




ANCIENT OAKS, 55+, 1BR,
sunroom, covered patio, car-
port, pool, clubhouse, every-
thing included. $550/month.
Call (954) 610-5345
CHOICE OF 3BR, or 2 BR, 2
ba D/W's No pets, yrly lease,
starting @ $650/mo + $1000
sec. dep. 863-763-4031
OKEE., Unfurnished, 2BR 2Ba
on Canal. Direct TV, Water &
Lawn Maintenance included.
Easy access to lake. $675
mo. + sec. Avail. 10/21
772-794-2438 or 538-8183
TAYLOR CREEK ISLES - DW
Mobile, 3/2, furnished, C/A,
boat dock, adults only.
$900/mo. & 1st, last, & $500
sec. (954)260-1933


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BANK REPO'S
MMOVE TO YOUR LAND
Mobile Home Angels
561-721-2230
MOBILE HOME- 61ft, all new
on river, w/dock, 2/3 br,
screen room, extras,
$37,000 (863)255-4935
MOVE IN SPECIAL- SWMH,
2/2, on quiet cul-de-sac. Ful-
ly furn., Front & rear porch-
es. Metal roof over/awnings.
2 storage sheds. DbI carport.
$14,000 6:.:1 '.i10.i21 or
(863)357-6185
PALM HARBOR
4/2 Tile floor, Energy Package,
Deluxe loaded, over
2,200 sq. ft
30th Anniversary
Sale Special
Save $15,000.
Call for Free Color Brochures
800-622-2832


Recreation



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



WINNEBAGO '99 - 30ft, Class
C, Ford V10, 57K, 1 slide,
jacks, awnings, enter center,
$20,000 (863)467-5419 aft
2pm



YAMAHA RHINO 660 '05 -
Warren Winch, high set &
canvas top. Good condition.
$6,700. Call (863)634-7727


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




CHEVY 4WD PICKUP, 2004 -
Heavy duty crew cab, all
power, running boards, bed-
liner, towing package, over-
size off-road tires, $17,500.
Call 863-467-1545.



Public Notices




Public Notice 5005
State Public .
Legal Notice 5500



LEGAL NOTICE
PUBLIC AUCTION WILL BE HELD AT
JOHN'S TOWING SERVICE STORAGE
LOT LOCATED AT 704 NORTHEAST
2ND AVENUE, OKEECHOBEE, FL
34972 ON NOVEMBER 2, 2007 AT
9:00 A.M. PURSUANT TO FLORIDA
STATUTE 713.78 FOR UNPAID TOW-
ING AND STORAGE CHARGES, YEAR
MAKE MODEL AND VIN ARE AS FOL-
LOWS:
1993 Lincoln Town Car
VIN #1 LNLM82WOPY736428
1995 Chevy Lumina
2G1WL52M3S1123225
TERMS OF SALE ARE CASH, AND NO
CHECKS WILL ACCEPTED. SELLER
RESERVES THE RIGHT OF FINAL BID.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL NO REFUNDS
WILL BE MADE I SAID AUTOMOBILES
WILL BE SOLD "AS IS" CONDITION
WITH NO GUARANTEE'S
244397 ON 10/18/07


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I PublicN o ic


OKEE., Unfurnished DW. 3 BR,
2 BA, Sunroom. New carpets
& apple's. On Canal w/access
to lake. 2 Car Carport. C/Air
& Heat. Lease only. $875
mo. + sec. dep. Call
772-794-2438 or 538-8183
OKEECHOBEE - 3br, 2ba, on
1.25 ac, in Prarie, $850/mo.
1st, last & sec dep.
(863)763-3631 / 763-2049
RV For Rent or Sale - BHR,
New '05. $475 mo. + sec.
in a 55+ park. Call
(863)763-7164


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY
Case #: 472007CA000258CA)00(
Deutsche Bank National Trust Company.
as Trustee for the registered holders of
New Century Home Equity Loan Trust,
Series 2005-B, Asset Backed Pass-

-vs-
Damon Eric Martin; Melissa Lee Hansen;
Mortgage Electronic Registration Sys-
tems, Inc., as nominee for Secured
Funding Corporation; Unknown Parties
in Possession #1; Unknown Parties in
Possession #2: If living, and all Un-
known Parties claiming by, through,
under and against the above named
Defendant s) who are not known to be
dead or alive, whether said Unknown
Parties may claim an interest as
Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or
Other Claimants.
Oefendant(s)
NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE
PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY
TO: Damon Eric Martin: ADDRESS UN-
KNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN
ADDRESS IS: 9338 Southeast 57th
Drive, Okeechobee, FL 34974
Residence unknown, if living, including
any unknown spouse of said Defen-
dant(s) if any have remarried and if
any or all said Defendant(s) are dead,
their respective unknown heirs, devis-
ee's, grantees, assignees, creditors, li-
enors, and trustees, and all other
persons claiming, by, through, under
or against the named Defendant(s);
and the aforementoned named Defen-
dant(s) and such of the aforemen-
tioned unknown Defendants and such
of the aforementioned unknown Defen-
dants as may be infants, incompetents
or otherwise not sui juris.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an ac-
tion has been commence to foreclose
a mortgagheon the following real prop-
erty, lying and being and situated in
Okeechobee County, Florida, more
particularly described as follows:
LOTS 14 AND 15, BLOCK 2, SECTION
1, LAR-KEE LAKES FOR MOBILE
HOME ONLY, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 3, PAGE 44, PUBLIC RECORDS
OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
more commonly known as 9338 South-
east 57th Drive, Okeechobee, FL
34974.
This action has been filed against you
and you are required to serve a copy
of written defense, if any, upon SHAPI-
RO & FISHMAN, LLR Attorneys for
Plaintiff, whose address is 2424 North
Federal Highway, Suite 360, Boca Ra-
ton, Florida 33431 within thirty (30)
days after the first publication of this
notice 10/11/07 and file the original
with the clerk of this Court either be-
fore service on Plaintiff's attorney or
immediately thereafter; otherwise a de-
fault will be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the Complaint.
WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court
on the 2nd Day of Oct., 2007.
SHARON ROBERTSON
Circuit and County Courts
By: Linda F Young
Deputy Clerk
241771 ON 10/11.18/07
PUBLIC AUCTION
October 22nd, 2007 @ 9am
1107 SE Hwy 441
Okeechobee, FL
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe
VIN#1GNEC13RX J394586
244443 ON 10/18/07


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY
Case #: 2007 CA 259
Deutsche Bank National Trust Company,
as Trustee for the Certificate Holders
',1 '..'.l t '.... H lT I." ,, r, u.l 2006-
S it5 " .i i' 1Se-

-vs-
Estate of Thelma Pearl Olson, Deceased;
Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Grantees,
Assignees, Creditors, Lienors and
Trustees of Thelma Pearl Olson, De-
ceased, and all other Persons Claiming
By, Through, Under and Against the
Named Defendant s); Christopher Vav-
da and Daine Vayda, His Wile; Jean-
ette Lauck; Option One Mortgage;
Unknown Parties in Possession #1;
Unknown Parties in Possession #2; If
Living, and all Unknown Parties claim-
ing by, through, under and against the
above named Defendant(s) who are
not known to be dead or alive, whether
said Unknown Parties may claim an in-
terest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees,
Grantees, or Other Claimants.
Defendants)
NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE
PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY
TO: Estate of Thelma Pearl Olson, De-
ceased; Unknown Heirs, Devisees,
Grantees, Assignees, Creditors, Lien-
ors and Trustees of Thelma Pearl Ol-
son, Deceased, and all other Persons
Claiming By, Through, Under and
Against the Named Defendant(s)
Residence unknown, if living, including
any unknown spouse of said Defen-
dant(s) if any have remarried and iH
any or all said Defendant(s) are dead,
their respective unknown heirs, devis-
ee's, grantees, assignees, creditors, li-
enors, and trustees, and- all other
persons claiming, by, through, under
or against the named Detendant(s);
and the aforementioned named Defen-
dant(s) and such of the aforemen-
tioned unknown Defendants and such
of the aforementioned unknown Defen-
dants as may be infants, incompetents
or otherwise not sui juris.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an ac-
tion has been commence to foreclose
a mortgage on the following real prop-
erty, lying and being and situated in
Okeechobee County, Florida, more
particularly described as follows:
THE EAST HALF OF THE EAST HALF
OF THE NORTH HALF OF THE SOUTH
HALF OF TRACT 15, SECTION 29,
TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RNAGE 33
EAST, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORI-
DA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
4, PAGES 3A-D, INCLUSIVE OF THE
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY PUBLIC
RECORDS.
more commonly known as 21022 North-
west 266th Street, Okeechobee, FL
34972.
This action has been filed against you
and you are required to serve a copy
of written defense, i any, upon SHAPI-
RO & FISHMAN, LLP Attorneys tor
Plaintiff, whose address is 2424 North
Federal K .,r,. 3Aite 369, Boca Ra-
ton, '.:.,,.i ) 1I within thirty (30)
days after the first publication of this
notice 10/11/07 and file the original
with the clerk of this Court either be-
fore service on Plaintiff's attorney or
immediately thereafter; otherwise a de-
fault will be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the Complaint.
WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court
on the 27th Day of Sept., 2007.
SHARON ROBERTSON
Circuit and County Courts
By: Linda F Young
Deputy Clerk
240701 ON 10/11,18/07
PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
FOLLOWING COMMITTEES OF THE
DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF
INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE
WILL MEET TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23,
2007 IN THE STRATEGIC PLANNING
ROOM IN THE SCHREIBER CONFER-
ENCE CENTER ON THE INDIAN RIVER
COMMUNITY COLLEGE ST. LUCIE
WEST CAMPUS, AT 500 N.W CALI-
FORNIA BLVO.. PORT ST LUCIE,
FLORIDA 34986.
FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE
2:15 RM.
CLARK ADVANCED LEARNING CEN-
TER COMMITTEE -2:45 PM.
ANY PERSONS SEEKING TO APPEAL
THE DECISIONS OF THE BOARD WITH
RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSID-
ERED AT SUCH MEETING WILL NEED
A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS,
AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE MAY NEED
TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM
RECORD OF THE PROCEEDING IS
MADE.
244331 ON 10/18/07


I 6:00 I 6:30


ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY
OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS
PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH
IN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) disabled
person who, because of their
disabilities need special accommoda-
tion to participate in this proceeding
should contact not later than seven (7)
days prior to the proceeding Court Ad-
ministration at 772-807-43760,
i * ,, ,-I - 1 i ,, ; ,A,, T,,, , , j. r

Dated this 8th day of October, 2007.
SHARON ROBERTSOI
Clerk of The Circuit Cout
By./S/ Lida F Youn
Deputy Cle*
242940 ON 10/18,25/07
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Is doing you In, It's time
to look for a helper hi
the classifieds.


III I I


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 2007 CA 050
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY,
AS TRUSTEE OF AMERIOUEST MORTGAGE
SECURITIES, INC. ASSET BACKED PASS THROUGH
CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2003-13 UNDER THE
POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS
OF DECEMBER 1, 2003, WITHOUT RECOURSE...
Plaintiff,
vs.
PAULA GARRARD A/K/A PAULA J. GARRARD
A/K/A PAULA JEAN GARRARD A/K/A PAULA J.
ARCHER GARRARD A/K/A PAULA JEAN RAGSDALE
A/K/A PAULA J. RAGSDALE A/K/A PAULA ARCHER
RAGSDALE A/K/A PAULA A. RAGSDALE: JOHN E
GARRARD A/K/A JOHN ED GARRARD NA/K/A JOHN
EDWIN GARRARD A/K/A JOHN GARRARD: JOHN DOE,
JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN POSSESSION
OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY,
Defendants.
RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Motion and Order Resetting Foreclo-
sure Sale Date dated the 8th day of October, 2007, and entered in Case No. 2007
CA 050, of the Circuit Court of the 19th Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee
County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS
TRUSTEE OF AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE SECURITIES, INC. ASSET BACKED
PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2003-13 UNDER THE POOLING AND
SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF DECEMBER 1, 2003, WITHOUT RE-
COURSE.. is the Plaintiff and PAULA GARRARO A/K/A PAULA J. GARRARD A/K/A
PAULA JEAN GARRARD A/K/A PAULA J. ARCHER GARRARD A/K/A PAULA JEAN
RAGSDALE A/K/A PAULA J. GRAGSDALE A/K/A PAULA ARCHER RAGSDALE
AK/APAULA A. RAGSDALE; JOHN E. GARRAROD A/K/A JOHN ED GARRARD
A/K/A JOHN EDWIN GARRARD A/K/A JOHN GARRARD; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE
AS UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are de-
endants. I will sellto the highest and best bidder tor cash at the OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER, 312 NW 3RD STREET, JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM,
SECOND FLOOR, OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA 34972 in OKEECHOBEE, Florida, at
11:00 a.m. on the 14th day of November, 2007, the following described property
as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:
BEING A PARCEL OF LAND LYINGIN SECTION 24, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE
33 EAST, AND BEING THE SAME PARCEL DESCRIBED PER OFFICIAL RECORDS
BOOK 264, PAGE 1679, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY
FLORIDA, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF
SECTION 24: THENCE BEAR NORTH A DISTANCE OF 451.29 FEET; THENCE
BEAR WEST A DISTANCE OF 208.71 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING:
THENCE CONTINUE WEST A DISTANCE OF 208.71 FEET; THENCE BEAR NORTH A
DISTANCE OF 208.71 FEET TOT HE POINT 0 BEGINNING, CONTAINING 1.00+
ACRE MORE OR LESS.
TOGETHER WITH A 60 FOOT WIDE ACCESS EASEMENT, 30.00 FEET ON EACH
SIDE OF THE RANGE LINE BETWEEN SECTION 24, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH,
RANGE 33 EAST AND SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 34 EAST,
AND COMMENCING AT THE SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH HALF OF ECH SECTION
AND RUNNING NORTH A DISTANCE OF 564.00 FEET TO THE TERMINUS OF
SAID EASEMENT.
TOGETHER WITH A 40.00 FEET ACCESS EASEMENT LYING 20.00 FEET ON EACH
SIDE OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LINE: COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHEAST
CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 24, TOWNSHIP 35
SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST, BEAR NORTH A DISTANCE OF 544.00 FEET; THENCE
BEAR WEST A DISTANCE OF 30 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE
HEREIN DESCRIBED LINE; THENCE CONTINUE WEST A DISTANCE OF 178.21
FEET TO THE POINT OF TERMINUS.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF
ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PEN-
DENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
In accordance with the Amencans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) disabled per-
son who, because of their disabilities need special accommodation to participate
in this proceeding should contact not later than seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding Court Administration at 772.807.4370, 1.800.955.8771 (hearing im-
paired) or 1.800.955.8770 (voice impaired)
Dated this 10th day of October, 2007.
SHARON ROBERTSON
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By:/s/Linda F Young
Deputy Clerk
243837ON 10/18,25/07

NOTICE OF SALE
Rainbow Title & Lien, Inc. will sell at Public Sale at Auction the following vehicles to
satisfy lien pursuant to Chapter 713.78 of the Floridda Statutes on November 01,
2007 at 10 A.M.
*AUCTION WILL OCCUR WHERE EACH VEHICLE IS LOCATED*
1996 MERCURY, VIN#2MELM74W2TX655578
Located at: 1254 N.W. 106 Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 Okeechobee
Any persons) claiming any interests) in the above vehicles contact: Rainbow Title
& Lien, Inc., 954) 920-6020
ALL AUCTIONS ARE HELD WITH RESERVE*
Some of the vehicles may have been released prior to auction
LIC #0AB-0001256
243587 ON 10/18/07____________


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 19TH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 2006 CA 348
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST
COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OUR THE
CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF SOUND,
VIEW HOME LOAN TRUST 2006-
OPT3 ASSET-BACKED CERTIFI-
CATES, SERIES 2006-0PT3,
Plaintiff
vs.
DONDALD B. DUNNAM; STATE OF
FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF REVEU
NUE; KELLIE DUNNAM; THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF DONALD B.
DUNNAM; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN POSSES,
SION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY,
Defendants
RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Motion and Order Resetting Foreclo,
sure Sale Date dated the 3rd day o
October, 2007, and entered in Case
No. 2006 CA 348, of the Circuit Court
of the 19th Judicial Circuit in and otl
Okeechobee County, Florida, wherein
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUSI
COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE
CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF SOUND-
VIEW HOME LOAN TRUST 2006-OPT3
ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SE-
RIES 2006-OPT3 is the Plaintiff and
DONALD B. DUNNAM; STATE OF
FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF REVE-
NUE; KELLIE DUNNAM; THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF OONALD Bi
DUNNAM; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN POSSES-
SION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY
are defendants. I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at the OKEE-
CHOBEE COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER;
312 NW 3RD STREET, JURY ASSEM-
BLY ROOM, SECOND FLOOR, OKEE-
CHOBEE, FLORIDA 34972 at the
Okeechobee County Courthouse, in
OKEECHOBEE, Florida, at 11:00 am,
on the 7th day of Nov., 2007, the fol-
lowing described property as set forth
in said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 1 AND THE EAST 25 FEET OF LOT
2, BLOCK 44, OF A PORTION OF
OKEECHOBEE PARK, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 28, OF THE
CURRENT PUBLIC RECORDS Of
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST
IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF
ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY
OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS
PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH-
IN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) disabled
person who, because of their
disabilities need special accommodbl
tion to participate in this proceeding
should contact not later than seven (7)
days prior to the proceeding Court Ad,
ministration at 772-807-4370,
1-800-955-8771 (hearing impaired) or
1-800-955-8770 (voice impaired).
Dated this 3rd day of October, 2007.
SHARON ROBERTSON
Clerk of The Circuit Court
By:/S/Linda F.Young
Deputy Clerk
242010 ON 10/11,18/27
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 19TH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR ,
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 2006 CA 226
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST
COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE, OF AMERI-
QUEST MORTGAGE SECURIITES1
INC., ASSET , BACKED PASS
THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES
2004-9, UNDER THE POOLING AND
SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS
OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2004, WITHOUT
RECOURSE,
Plaintiff
vs.
DANIEL ARCURI; CONSECO FINANCE
SERVICING CORPORATION, A DIS01
SOLVED CORPORATION; ANTHONY
J. ARCURI; LUCILLE M. ARCURI
A/K/A LUCILLE PATTERSON ARCURI;
TRINA ARCURI; JOHN DOE; JANE
DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY,
Defendants
;RE-NOTICE OFFORECLOSURE SALE .
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Motion and Order Resetting Foreclo-
sure Sale Date dated the 5th day of
October, 2007, and entered in Case
No. 2006 CA 220, of the Circuit Court
of the 19th Judicial Circuit in and fot
Okeechobee County, Florida, where
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUSI
COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE, OF AMERI-
QUEST MORTGAGE SECURITIES,
INC., ASSET BACKED PASS
THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES
2004-9, UNDER THE POOLING AND
SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS
OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2004, WITHOUT
RECOURSE is the Plaintiff and DANIEL,
ARCURI; CONSECO FINANCE SERVICE
ING CORPORATION, A DISSOLVEq
CORPORATION; ANTHONY J. ARCURk
LUCILLE M. ARCUI A/K/A LUCILL?
PATTERSON ARCURI; TRINA ARCURI:
JOHN DOE; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN
TENANTS) IN POSSESSION OF THE
SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. 1
will sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at the OKEECHOBEE COUNTY
JUDICIAL CENTER, 312 NW 3RD
STREET, JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM
SECOND FLOOR, OKEECHOBE.
FLORIDA 34972 at the Okeechobee
County Courthouse, in OKEECHOBEE
Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 14th da;
of November, 2007, the following do,
scribed property as set forth in said F6
nal Judgment, to wit:
LOT 118, A-SPOT-IN-SUN UNIT 2 AIl
UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION LYING Ii
SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTI
RNAGE 36 EAST, OKEECHOBEJ
COUNTY FLORIDA AS SHOWN O0
1972 AND BEING MORE PARTICU-
LARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: '
COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEGN
CORNER OF SAID SECTION 15
THENCE BEARS 89 59' 32" E ALONG
THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION
15 A DISTANCE OF 2204.81 FEET TO
THE WEST LINE OF SAID A-SPOT-IN,
THE-SUN SUBDIVISION UNIT NO. 2;
THENCE BEAR S 0� 32'15" E ALONG
THE SAID WEST BOUNDARY OF AOT
SPOT-IN-THE-SUN SUBDIVISION FOB J
A DISTANCE OF 3060.00 FEET TO
THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID A-SPOT-INT
SUN SUBDIVISION; THENCE BEAR
890 59'32" E ALONG SAID LINE A OIS
TANCE OF 1258.00 FEET TO THE
EAST LINE OF SAID A-SPOT-IN-THE.
SUN SUBDIVISION; THENCE BEAR N
*0032'15" W ALONG SAID EAST LINE
A DISTANCE OF 496.36 FEET TO THE
POINT-OF-BEGINNING; THENCE CON;
TINUE N 00�3215" W ALONG SAID
EAST LINE FOR A DISTANCE OF
260.00 FEET; THENCE BEAR S 89D
27'45" W FOR A DISTANCE OF 230.08
FEET TO A POINT LYING ON THI
EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF N.E
106TH COURT; THENCE BEAR j
00�32'15" E ALONG SAID EASI
RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE FOR A DIS-
TANCE OF 70.12 FEET TO A POINT
OF-CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONt
CAVE TO THE NORTHWEST HAVING
RADIUS OF 185.00 FEET AND A CEN.
TRAL ANGLE OF 24� 35'11"; THENCE
ALONG SAIO CURVE. CONTINUE
ALONG SAIO EAST-RIGHT-OF-WAY
LINE AN ARC DISTANCE OF 79.39
FEET TO A POINT; THENCE BEAR S
650 5704" EA DISTANCE OF 271.38
FEET TO THE POINT-OF-BEGINNING. *
TOGETHER WITH A 1988 DOUBLE*
WIDE MOBILE HOME WITH VIN#'S
FLHMLCP53717085A, FLHMLCP537
17085B AND TITLE #'S 007932560,
00079325636.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST
IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IE







Okecobe es.Thrsay ctbe 1. 07 POTS1


Free Kid's Day Fishing Festival to take place


Taylor Creek Bass Club, with
the support of several local busi-
nesses, is pleased to sponsor
our 22nd annual, Lee McAllister
Memorial, FREE, "Kid's Day Fish-
ing Festival." The Festival will be
held at the Okeechobee Agri-
Civic Center on Sunday, Oct. 28,
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For traffic safety reasons, en-
try will be from S.R. 710 only!
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. a Bass-
master Casting Kid's Competi-
tion will be held. Following in-
structions given by the members
of Taylor Creek Bass Club and a
practice period, girls and boys,
ages 7-10 and 11-14 are invited to
test their fishing skills at flipping,
pitching and casting to targets.
Rods and reels will be provided.
Winners receive a medal, a rod
and reel, and advance to the
state competition. National win-
ners compete for a share of over
$20,000 in scholarships. Each
contestant will receive a certifi-
cate of participation.
A "Live Fishing Competition"
begins at 1 p.m. Girls and boys,
ages 4-6, 7-10 and 11-14 will be


REGIj .ITiMO.-- F()R[I
, '.. Creek Bass ( /.'hI n.
22nd Annual Kids'Day Fihiimi Festival
o(llL r !2. L10 - ( )e ,clihbLe \ _. tier

CONTESTANTS:
Name ___Age
Address_
Phone . . ...... ............. .. ..... . .
I A" .' ne if a J,. a fijl r (ji, i ' t.lal. i/i1 ,',n1- i rn, tiai

1 h.- o-..ji, ( ,rj . p ,r, orgnardians hereby . r.' r.. .K , 1,* .,r.a - .,I.i
harmess all inember, f cer and officials ofTaylor ru,.,k !is- 1. i1h01 i1nd i - ...:hjLbee
%i.e- ids- ii '. _n-. aI, i �- . . ar1L.

Signed ,_ l -.i
1 ' .i % F i ,11 I1 "% P'", 'JK I 8j, U 'h I IU } IP -1 i .
CHARLIE HAYS 4130 SW 911 Way Okeecehobee, F 34974
Or drop off at The Okeeehobee News Office,
The Pennysaver or Pogey's Restaurant,


Submitted photo
Registration forms must be mailed by Oct. 19 to Charlie Hays,
4130 S.W. Ninth Way, Okeechobee, Fl. 34974, or drop them off
at the Okeechobee News office, The Pennysaver or Pogey's
Restaurant.
given a fully rigged cane pole and their luck at catching the biggest
a container of worms. Each child and the most fish in their age
will pick a fishing spot along the group. Trophies and prizes will
shore of the stocked pond to try be awarded in each age group.


Entry forms and drop boxes
are available at several local
schools, tackle shops, business
and restaurants. Participants are
encouraged to pre-register by
drop box or by mailing forms
to Taylor Creek Bass Club, c/o
Charlie Hays, 4130 S.W. Ninth
Way; Okeechobee, FI 34974, be-
fore Oct. 20. Registration at the
event will be possible for those
not able to pre-register.
Each child participating will
receive a gift and be given tick-
ets for one soft drink and two hot
dogs. Additional drinks and hot
dogs for adults and children will
be available at a nominal cost.
In the interest of safety and
comfort, law enforcement and
emergency medical personnel
and port-a-potties will be pres-
ent. A parent or guardian MUST
accompany each child.
For more information, con-
tact Dave Stout, secretary of the
Taylor Creek Bass Club, Inc., at
(863) 467-2255.


Tory at Calcutta
Les Tory won the "Calcutta" with 6.40 Ibs. on the second
day of the two-day Taylor Creek Bass Club fishing tourna-
ment held on Oct. 13-14 at Crooked Lake near Frostproof.


OHS Homecoming Fun


Okeechobee High School's
homecoming celebration is un-
der way. This year's homecoming
theme is "Superheroes Wanted."
Thursday, Oct. 18: Dress
will be "A league of Friends." Each
class will dress as follows: sopho-
mores, "Past" -- 1950's to 1970's
heroes; juniors, "Future"-SciFi he-
roes; seniors, "Present" - camou-
flage..Lunch activities will include
"Puncture the Cat" and "Help Res-
cue your Class." The idea of the
puncture the cat game is to throw
darts at the panther and pop the
balloons. The class that can pop
the most balloons, wins.
The annual homecoming pep
rally and bonfire will take place
on school grounds. These activi-
ties are open to O.H.S. students
only. Students must display an
O.H.S. identification badge and
pay a $2 admission fee to help
pay for site cleanup.
Friday, Oct. 19: There is
no school on Friday. The Friday
schedule is as follows:
11 a.m. -- All floats must be
ready to be escorted to the stag-
ing area;
2:15 p.m. - Parade Lineup at
the south side of U-Save;
3 p.m. -- Parade begins;


5:30 to 6:30 p.m. -- 10-year re-
union reception;
6:30 p.m. -- pre-game partici-
pants at field;
7 p.m. -- pre-game activities.
At half time of football game
against Fort Pierce Westwood,
the Homecoming court will be
introduced and the Homecoming
Queen and Homecoming King
will be announced.
Mrs. Wiersma, principal of
O.H.S., the staff and students
have invited the community to
participate in the celebration by
decorating in purple and gold.
To extend their "Purple Wave"
the business community and lo-
cal supporters are encouraged
to wear purple and gold to the
parade and game next Friday
evening. The school will be hon-
oring the returning classes of
1998,1988,19787,1968 and 1958
and all Okeechobee High School
graduates. Please show your sup-
port for your students and their
school. School spirit is very high
this year. Help keep it that way.


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Steele's catch of the day
Larry Steele was the "Calcutta" winner with 5.28 Ibs. on
the first day of the two-day Taylor Creek Bass Club bass
tournament held on Crooked Lake, near Frostproof on
Oct. 13-14.


Big catch
Bobby O'Bannon had the big fish of the Taylor Creek
Bass Club bass fishing tournament held on Oct. 13-14 on
Crooked Lake, near Frostproof. It weighed 1.97 Ibs.


Okeechobee News, Thursday, October 18, 2007


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