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Vol. 100 No. 93


EECHOBEE EWS


Wednesday, August 5, 2009


50 Plus tax


Former JROTC
instructor sentenced
... Page 2

Index
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Community Events............................ 6
C rossw ord ....................................... 18
O bituaries .......................................... 6
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hobee, cultural dancers entertained guests and showed visitors what is in store when
enter is completed. Dancers from left to right in the bottom row are: Lynne Limleng-
ka Quinal, Regina Delacruz, Andrea Espulgar, front: Clanaren Baldonado, Courtney
gan, third row: Renz Gaviola, Justin Aquinao, Giovanni Demezier, John Ergina, Alexis
la, Nico Marasigan, Jason Rivera, Christopher Demezier.

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sion. It was the Saturday,
ground breaking for the
Cultural Complex being
the Philippine American
Foundation of South
Inc.
ceremony took place on
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soon be the location of
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ith an outdoor stage and City of Okeechobee Mayor Jim Kirk, left center, and Okeecho-
and an indoor cultural bee County Commission Chairman Clif Betts, right center, cut
enter seating 1,000, The the ribbon on the Philippine Heritage Enrichment Complex.
se of the project, accord The event took place on Saturday, Aug. 1. The complex, to be
.eremony's program, will built on S.W. 16th Avenue, will feature a festival village with
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By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
BAHIA HONDA KEY-Three
young Okeechobee men were
on collision onr
U.S. I at mile
marker 38, about
12 miles south of
Marathon in the
Florida Keys over
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Maldonado gets 4-year

By Eric Kopp state had already dropped ier entered into an agrel
Okeechobee News two counts of contribut- prosecution on the first-
The former second-in-command over the ing to the delinquency of a or was deferred. This m
JROTC program at Okeechobee High School minor, not be prosecuted as lon
was sentenced Tuesday, Aug.4, to spend the Maldonado was also and was not arrested fo
next four years of his life in prison. ordered to pay court costs law for a period of six m'
Jose F. Maldonado, 44, entered into a and fees totaling $585. Court records indicai
plea deal with the state and was found guilty If he had gone to tri- rested because he repo
of false imprisonment, a felony. He was also al and convicted on all Jose F. the incident involving M,
found guilty by Circuit Court Judge Law- charges, Judge Mirman Maldonado not report it to school ad
rence Mirman on two misdemeanor counts told Maldonado he could Abuse Registry.
of exposure of a sexual organ. have faced a maximum penalty of 12 years According to Assistan
The 25-year veteran of the U.S. Army was in prison. Schools Ken Kenworthy,
sentenced to two days in the county jail on Assistant State Attorney Ashley Albright suspended without pay
the misdemeanor counts. Because he re- said the victim and her father agreed with gust. At this point, he co
ceived credit for the two days he had already the plea deal. board has not heard fron
served, that sentence was fulfilled. Maldonado was arrested Sept. 15, 2008, or the school board's att
Spart ofthe negotiated plea deal the by Detective Rosemary Farless, of the Saucier back to work.
state dropped a felony charge of solicitation OkeechobeeCountySheriffs Office (OCSO), Mr. Kenworthy said
to commit sexual battery on a child. The after a 16-year-old female student in the day employee and woul
SJROTC program filed a complaint against work July 1.
Correction him. The complaint stated that Maldonado "We've heard nothing
Cnt__________wice asked the teen to have sex with him. had any meetings. We h
An error appeared in an article on page 10 The first time was in a storage closet at the thing from either attorney
of the Friday, July31 issue of the Okeechobee school, and the second time occurred in his thy, adding that Superin
News under the headline "County takes first car when he was supposed to be taking her Dr. Patricia Cooper will
step toward EMS assessment." The statement home. counsel. "If the charges a
"No, no" in response to consultant Lee Evett's Also arrested in connection with this case likely come back to work
assertion "The benefit goes to the property was Maldonado's superior officer, Colonel Local attorney Libby
owner," was incorrectly attributed to Corn- Lawrence Walter Saucier, 62. Saucier was ed the school board in th
missioner Clif Betts. That statement was actu- arrested Sept. 17, 2008, on a misdemeanor "He will assume his
ally made by councilman Dowling Watford. charge of failure to report suspected child suming the U.S. Army dc
We apologize for any inconvenience caused abuse. Mr. Kenworthy added. "
by this error. In March of this year the state and Sauc- decd if he can kdee hie


August 5, 2009



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Suspect handcuffs self after fight with deputies


By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
After being shot twice with a taser, a Hia-
leah man finally gave up his fight with depu-
ties in the parking lot at the Okeechobee
County Sheriff's Office (OCSO) and hand-
cuffed himself.
Andy Serrano, 24, W.
76th St., was charged Fri-
day, July 31, with battery on
a law enforcement officer
and resisting a law enforce-
ment officer with violence.
He was booked into the
Okeechobee County Jail
under a bond of $7,500.
An arrest report by Andy
OCSO Deputy Jason Hick- Serrano
man states that the deputy
first came into contact with Serrano when


he approached the deputy's patrol car and
said "I am crazy." When Deputy Hickman
got out of his car, Serrano got into the pas-
senger seat of his brother's car which was
parked in front of the sheriff's office.
While Deputy Hickman was speaking
with Serrano's brother, Bernardo Serrano,
Deputy Cari Arnold went to Andy Serrano
and asked him why he was being disorderly.
At that point, he reportedly told Deputy Ar-
nold to "chill out."
"I could see Andy started to show signs
of aggressive behavior by clenching his fists
and rocking in the seat," stated Deputy Hick-
man's report.
Deputy Arnold then told the man she
was going to place hand restraints on him
for officer safety and she reached into the
car through the open passenger-side win-
dow. At this point Andy Serrano locked the


car door and when Deputy Arnold tried to
unlock it he hit her in the arm, stated the ar-
rest report.
The two deputies then began to wrestle
with the man in an attempt to cuff him.
Deputy Hickman stated that he was able to
get his handcuffs onto the man's left wrist.
But, Andy continued to kick and hit the two
deputies.
OCSO Deputy Corporal Chris Hans arrived
and told the man if he didn't stop fighting
with the other deputies he would be forced
to use his taser. When Andy would not stop
fighting, Cpl. Hans fired his taser and struck
the man. But, he rose from the concrete and
continued to resist the deputies.
So the corporal was forced to fire his
taser a second time, stated the arrest report,
and Andy again fell to the ground.
However, he then surprised the three


Report: Grates stolen to sell for scrap
By Eric Kopp Complex and described two pickups that leged crime scene on N.E. 39th Blvd., OCSO
Okeechobee News were seen parked there. When the witness Deputy Marcus Collier documented that the
Three local men have been arrested and turned around and went chain used to hold the grate had been cut.
charged with grand theft, accused of taking ack to the site, the three Deputy Collier also found a black item that
10e cas ron grates that belong to Okeecho- grate was missing. is believed to be the missing handle from the
bee County. Shortly thereafter anoth- bolt cutters found in the truck being driven
27th A re e Hedges, 26, N.E er witness reportedly told by Hedges, stated Deputy Hall's report.
finger, 26, S.W 21st St.; and the deputy that similar style All of the grates were recovered, stated
Jose Jesus Arellano Jr., 25, grates were missing from the report.
S.E. 23rd Court. All three sites on N.E. 39th Blvd., -
SmE. 23r d Court. All three U.S. 441 N. and N.E. 53rd Jose Jesus
thmen Okeechobeoe County Way in R-Bar Estates. Arellano
Jail under bonds of $5,000 While OCSO Deputy
Jailunde r bonds of $5,000 Paul Jackson was checking with a local recy-
An arrest report by cling business to see if anyone had brought
Deputy Joseph Hall, of Michael them grates to recycle he reportedly saw the
Deputy Joseph Hall, of Michael two pickups. Deputy Jackson then stopped
therif Okeechobee County Hedges one of the trucks at the Okeechobee County
Sheriff'ndicates Officthat the (OCO),men al- Civic Center and found four cast iron grates
legedly took the grates and in the bed, along with bolt cutters that were
were planning on selling missing a handle, stated Deputy Hall's re-
them for scrap metal. port.
The deputy's report That truck, continued the report, was Going green isn't merely about c
states that the 28"x40"x3" being driven by Hedges. Deputy Hall went steps. Lennox is proud to be an official
grates were placed over on to state that the witness was summoned and offer efficient home comfort system
catch basins and are val- to the Civic Center and positively identified
atch basins and are va thnetruck as one of those seen at the Sports and money. Call us today to find out h
ued at $400 each. Complex and save some green too.
According to the report, Kurtis Elton Complex. and save some green too.
a witness saw the three Enfinger The other two men were taken into cus-
men standing over a catch tody at a convenience store on S.R. 70 W
basin near the Okeechobee County Sports While taking photographs of the a-


Man charged with writing bogus check


By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
A Punta Gorda man has been arrested
and charged with issuing a personal check
to a local business that was drawn on a
closed account.
Timothy Locklear, 24, S.R. 31, was ar-
rested Friday, July 31, on felony charges
of grand theft and uttering a forged instru-
ment. He was booked into the Okeecho-
bee County Jail under a bond of $2,000.
According to an arrest report by Detec-
tive William Maerki, of the Okeechobee


County Sheriff's Office (OCSO), Locklear
I on an account that had
been closed since May of
this year.
th Locklear reportedly
told the detective he knew
there was no money in
the account, but he didn't
know it was closed.
Tmoth Detective Maerki said
iLocki ar his investigation is con-
Locklea tinuing.


deputies by putting on the handcuffs and
clamping them down by himself.
Deputy Hickman went on to state that
Bernardo Serrano, 20, was arrested on a
misdemeanor charge of resisting a law en-
forcement officer without violence. He was
booked into the county jail under a bond of
$500.
The deputy's report also stated that a
small plastic bag that contained a white resi-
due was found in the car. When field tested,
the residue indicated a positive result for the
presence of cocaine.
However, because he didn't know who
actually had the baggle Deputy Hickman
could not arrest either man on a drug pos-
session charge.

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A real head scratcher
I saw where they are building a Philip-
pine cultural community center. Why here?
I think they were just looking for a place
in Florida where they could get enough land
to do it. I read about it in the paper and I
think it is going to beautiful and a nice addi-
tion to the community. They plan to put in
botanical gardens. And if they build a large,
air conditioned auditorium-type building, I
bet they will have no trouble finding plenty
of people who want to rent it. It will add
something different-something unexpect-
ed-in Okeechobee.
Hopefully some of those tour groups
will bus them in and it will bring some rev-
enue to Okeechobee.
After much observation and speaking,
the cultural center may be what some are
looking for in this community. There are two
already built, one in Tampa. They intend it
to be a great tourist attraction drawing thou-
sands here. The mayor and county commis-
sioners are totally behind it. It is in hopes
of bringing much more money here, traf-
fic, folks eating in the restaurants, etc. GET
READY! It will be advertised as the next best
thing to Disney World.! It is going to cost a
fortune, and expects to generate the same.
The architect really knows how to portray
what it will look like and all examples are
very beautiful.
It would be fabulous if it did boost our
tourism and generate taxes. Botanical gar-
dens sound wonderful-maybe something
similar to Bok Gardens?! Great place to hold
weddings and such.
At least they are doing SOMETHING
to help improve the community instead of
just complaining about what's wrong. I wish
them well and I look forward to seeing how
their project goes. Sounds like it could bring
in tourists, which will help our hotels, stores
and restaurants stay in business.


OPINION


You might be a Redneck
The 'Rules of the South' are as follows!!!
1. Pull your droopy pants up. You look like
an idiot. 2. Turn your cap right, your head
ain't crooked. 3. Let's get this straight; it's
called a "gravel road." I drive a pickup truck
because I want to. No matter how slow you
drive, you're going to get dust on your Lex-
us. Drive it or get out of the way. 4. They are
cattle. That's why they smell to you. They
smell like money to us. Get over it. Don't
like it? 1-40 and I 10 go east and west, 1-75
and I 95 go north and south. Pick one. 5.
So you have a $60,000 car. We're impressed.
We have $250,000 cotton strippers that are
driven only 3 weeks a year. 6. So every per-
son in the south waves. It's called being
friendly. Try to understand the concept. 7. If
that cell phone rings while a bunch of doves
are coming in, we WILL shoot it out of your
hand. You better hope you don't have it
up to your ear at the time. 8. Yeah, we eat
catfish & crawfish. You really want sushi &
caviar? It's available at the corner bait shop.
9. The "Opener" refers to the first day of
deer season. It's a religious holiday held the
closest Saturday to the first of November. 10.
You bring "coke" into my house, it better be
brown, wet and served over ice. You bring
"Mary Jane" into my house, she better be
cute, know how to shoot, drive a truck, and
have long hair.

17 foot snake killed
I heard they took the python meat out
to Sue Arnold's Wildlife Rehab and the ani-
mals there had a feast. The Florida native
animals that are at the rehab are recovering
from injuries so they can be released back
into the wild someday.
I don't kill all snakes, but then I'm
not afraid of them like some are. Poison-
ous snakes-DEAD. 17 ft Snake in my yard
where my kids play DEAD. I have respect
for nature. But if I can eat it, or it can eat me
it might need to die.
I wonder what a python tastes like and
how to cook one properly. If I come across
one it will be going on the grill.






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I think I will stick to the actual chicken
with feathers.
I am DEATHLY afraid of ALL snakes.
If I see a snake, I'm gone the other way. If
there is one in my yard, I'll leave until my
husband comes and kills it. One time, his
mother went to put on her yellow belt in the
dark, and grabbed a snake and was going
to put it around her waist, not seeing that it
was a snake that she had grabbed. It was
curled up on her dresser. Imagine that. I
would have moved out of my house with
only what I had on. I would have left every-
thing I owned.
I love snakes but would never keep one
for a pet. I catch them all of the time to show
to our little boy. My father-in-law is deathly
afraid of them. He kills every one that he can
unless I am there to move it for him. I do
discriminate though because a poisonous
snake in a yard is a goner! I hope they mount
it, that would be interesting to see and would
have a great story behind it reminder of
why we shouldn't keep them as pets.
Does anyone remember the story
about the python that came into the house
through the doggy door? I think it happened
around a year ago. To anyone that thinks
these snakes should not be killed, what if
there was a child in that home?
I told the kids they could not have a
doggy door for their puppy because I was
concerned that a raccoon or possum might
decide to make itself at home-I never even
thought about snakes coming in that way.
Okeechobee was on CNN Sunday
-that photo of the vet clinic staff all hold-
ing up the snake was on the national news.
We're famous again for something weird.
Last time we made CNN it was because a
fool decided to go swimming with the alli-
gators. People in other parts of the country
must think Okeechobee is one crazy place.

Accident in the Keys
The loss of three young men is just so
sad. And all I can think to say is go hug your
children and tell them how much you love
them. You never know what the future will
bring. This is such a tragedy and I know that
the prayers of a great deal of this community
are with the families of those boys.
The Class of 2009 dealt with so many
tragic losses during their time in school
and now they have lost yet another of their
number. My prayers are with the friends and
families of the three boys who died.


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Wednesday, August 5, 2009



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EMS tax
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no say on.
You get what you
pay for. Do I want EMS service? Yes, as a
matter of fact I do. Do I have to pay for it?
Yup. I don't think $75 to $100 per home a
year is too much. That's less than $2 a week.
People want all of these services from the
government, but they don't want to pay for
them. I think the per residence fees are more
fair that the ad valorem property taxes be-
cause there are too many people who don't
pay ad valorem taxes, or pay on just a very
small base due to homestead exemption.
The fire assessment and new EMS assess-
ment are fair to everyone.
I don't think that businesses and
churches should have to pay EMS taxes be-
cause the people who will need the ambu-
lance probably already pay EMS tax at their
home. Everyone at church probably already
pays the EMS tax at home. And how often
do they even need to call an ambulance to
a church anyway? Most people are only in
church one or two hours a week, and if they
aren't feeling well they stay home.

Woman slain
I read about the woman who was killed
and her television was stolen. I heard the
reason for the robbery was to get money for
drugs. We have got to do something about
the drug abuse in this community. We need
to run the drug dealers out of town and get
the drug addicts some help and if they don't
want help, they can just leave with the drug
dealers. Drug abuse hurts everyone because
the addicts will kill innocent people to get
the money for that next fix. We need to sup-
port our sheriff in any way we can to drive
the drug dealers out of our community.


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August 5, 2009

Reflections from the Pulpit


Okeechobee News


By Rev. Tommasso Pasquarella
Pastor, Cornerstone Baptist Church
You ever wonder why you are here? What
is your purpose in this life? Why are you go-
ing through all these trials and tribulations?
Why things are going so wrong every time
you try so hard? Why are you never satis-
fied with life? It is because you are relying
on yourself and what you can do instead
of relying on the God who made you. Do
you know that God created you? If you do
then did you give Him your life by trusting
in the Son He sent to take your place and
your punishment? If you did trust Jesus and
live for Him, then what is your purpose in
His purpose? Why are you here? Why is the
church here? The church is here for the chief
purpose of glorifying God. "Whether there-
fore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do,
do all to the glory of God." (1 Corinthians
10:31) Whatever you do whether you eat
or drink, sit or stand, run or walk, think or
breath, you do it all for the glory of God.
When was the last time you had a glass of
water for the glory of God? So, how are we
going to glorify God? Hopefully, you will see
that you will glorify God by worshiping God
in Spirit and truth, that you must not let sin
hinder your worship because you are called
to be obedient.
"But the hour cometh, and now is, when


the true worshippers shall worship the Father
in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh
such to worship him." (John 4:23) You must
worship God. Do you know that everyone
worships something? You have a need or
desire to worship something. God is worthy
of worship because He has made us. The
whole purpose of our existence is to please
God and worship Him. What we want to do
as a body of believers is to worship the one
who made us. "Before I formed thee in the
belly I knew thee; and before thou camest
forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and
I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations."
(Jeremiah 1:5) Even though God was talking
to Jeremiah, God has known each of us and
formed us in our mother'swombs. He chose
you, He chose to create you, whether or not
you are a believer you are fearfully and won-
derfully made. If you know Him, He chose
you to be His. "According as he hath cho-
sen us in him before the foundation of the
world, that we should be holy and without
blame before him in love." (Ephesians 1:4)
Before the world was created He chose us
and He who chose us will not leave us how
He found us. He chose and wants you to be
holy and blameless. The only way you can
be holy and blameless is to live in who He is
and what He has done and when you do sin
confess your sins and He is faithful and just
to forgive you from all unrighteousness. Do


you know that His goal is to finish the work
of salvation He started in you? "Being con-
fident of this very thing, that he which hath
begun a good work in you will perform it un-
til the day of Jesus Christ." (Philippians 1:6)
God so loved the world that He sent His Son
to die so we could spend eternity with Him
and I am confident He who chose you has
completed you, is completing you and will
complete you and for this reason you owe
Him all that you are and you are to worship
Him. "Let your light so shine before men,
that they may see your good works, and glo-
rify your Father which is in heaven." (Mat-
thew 5:16) We are to allow Christ to dwell
in us and live like Him so that men would
glorify God in heaven. By following Jesus
we are worshiping the One who saved us.
We are His sheep if we have trusted in Jesus
as our Lord and God, through His Sacrifice.
John 10:4 "And when he putteth forth his
own sheep, he goeth before them, and the
sheep follow him: for they know his voice."
(John 10:4) He knows you who are His and
you know His voice and so because of that
you will follow Him and Worship Him. God's
will is to work through you to accomplish
His will which will bring Him glory.
"And we know that all things work to-
gether for good to them that love God, to
them who are the called according to his
purpose." (Romans 8:28) We know that in


Letters to the Editor


Python problem
As manager of Florida's fish and wild-
life resources, the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC) is diligent
in protecting native species and habitats.
When an exotic species invades our natural
landscape, it is our duty to do everything pos-
sible to ensure those invaders do not expand
their range and harm the fragile balance of
Florida's unique and abundant wildlife.
The Burmese python threatens that bal-
ance in the Everglades. A non-venomous
constrictor, it preys on native Florida spe-
cies of mammals, birds and reptiles. The
appetite of the Burmese python poses a
serious threat to some of Florida's already
endangered species. For example, Burmese
pythons have eaten Key Largo woodrats, a
federally endangered species.
We must do everything possible now
to stop its spread into other areas. To that
end, we began a python permit program on
July 17 as a way to manage this unwanted
species effectively. Under this program, the
FWC hand-picked seven herpetologists
to receive permits to go on specific FWC-
managed lands and search for all Reptiles
of Concern, including the Burmese python,
and euthanize the snakes. We chose experts
who know how to handle these large rep-
tiles. Furthermore, we require the python be
killed on site to ensure that none of these
snakes escapes into other areas.
The permit holders may use hand-held in-


struments to kill the pythons but, under the
current program, they may not use firearms
or traps. Again, the professionalism of these
permit holders ensures that the pythons
are disposed of quickly and efficiently. The
scientific data collected from these pythons
will assist FWC biologists in learning more
about this predator in the Everglades. And
every time a python is destroyed, it means
there is one less python slithering through
the wilds of Florida.
The American Veterinary Medical Asso-
ciation provides a laudable set of objectives
for euthanasia of animals in laboratory and
research settings. However, these objectives
are not always practical in the wild. The AV-
MA's objectives are guidelines, but are not
mandatory.
The FWC has been committed to pre-
venting the spread of nonnative species
throughout the state. In January 2008, the
Commission approved revised regulations
for nonnative and captive wildlife that re-
quire anyone owning a Reptile of Concern to
be permitted through the FWC. We define a
Reptile of Concern as a reptile that has habits
that may adversely affect the environment or
may be a threat to public safety. Reptiles of
Concern must be licensed by the FWC to be
kept as a pet. The license costs $100 per year
and mandates specific caging requirements.
Reptiles of Concern more than 2 inches in
diameter must be implanted with a micro-
chip that identifies the animal.


It is unlawful to allow these exotic pets to
escape or to release them into the wild. The
FWC holds Nonnative Pet Amnesty Days
throughout the year so people who can no
longer keep or care for a nonnative pet can
bring them to us for adoption by licensed
recipients. We have made every effort to
ensure that no more of these pythons are al-
lowed to escape into the wild.
Our python permit program is just the
beginning. We are working with Everglades
National Park, the South Florida Water Man-
agement District, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service and others on this problem. How
the pythons are disposed of is not the issue;
how we work together to solve a problem
is. All groups-nonprofits, governmental
and private-should be working toward
one goal in the case of the Burmese python
in the Everglades, which is their eradication
from a place where they do not belong.
The FWC's main responsibility remains
to reduce populations of a problematic spe-
cies to minimize impacts to native fish and
wildlife, their habitats and to residents of
Florida.
Sincerely,
Rodney Barreto
Chairman
Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commission


all things that you go through in this life God
works for your good when you love God be-
cause you have been called according to His
purpose.
You cannot rest in this hope that He works
for your good, if you do not love Christ. Lov-
ing Him moves you to move at the impulse
of His love. Do you move at the impulse of
His love? God has brought each of you to
His church, if you have trusted Christ, not
so you can be wall ornaments, but so you
can bring Him glory Are you bringing Him
glory? Have you spoken to anyone about
the saving grace found in Jesus? Have you
offered to study the Word of God with those
who need Jesus? The church in Okeecho-
bee is not doing well. We have well over
seventy-two churches here in Okeechobee
and Okeechobee is no better. Instead of im-
pacting the community with the gospel that
saves and changing Okeechobee to look like
Jesus, we are conforming the church to look
more like the world and that is not good. If
you are not going to be intentional about im-
pacting people for the gospel, then you are
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David Carson Williams, 17
OKEECHOBEE David Carson Williams, age
17, of Okeechobee, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009,
in Big Pine Key.
Born Aug. 3, 1991, in Ft.
Pierce, he was a lifetime resi-
dent of Okeechobee. Carson
was a member of the Okee-
chobee Football Team, FFA,
4-H, and 2009 Champion
Bronc Rider at the Day of the
Cowboy Rodeo in Okeecho-
bee.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather,
Lanny Stokes.
He is survived by his parents, David and Pam
Williams; brother, Cody Williams (Franny Wat-
ford); sister, Channing Williams (Duane Bow-
man), all of Okeechobee; niece, Taylor
Watford; grandparents, Haynes and Susan Wil-
liams of Okeechobee; grandmother, Hazel D.
Williams of Lake Placid; grandmother, Diane
Stoker (Poe) of Okeechobee; grandmother, Ca-
role Stokes of Tampa; great-grandmother, Eva
Mae Williams of Okeechobee; and a host of
aunts, uncles and cousins. In addition he is sur-
vived by a host of special friends.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m.
Thursday, Aug 6., in the Buxton Funeral Home
Chapel, and services will be 9:30 a.m. Friday,
Aug. 7, in the Agri-Civic Center with Pastor Cary
McKee officiating. Interment will following in
Evergreen Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may
be made to More 2 Life Church 605 SW Park
Street, Suite 214, Okeechobee, FL 34972; or a
Scholarship fund has been set up at Seacoast
National Bank.
All arrangements are under the direction and
care of the Buxton Funeral Home and Cremato-
ry, 110 NE 5th Street, Okeechobee.
Online condolences may be sent to
www.buxtonfuneral.com.
Woodfin Grady Mullins, 90
OKEECHOBEE Woodfin Grady Mullins, age
90, of Okeechobee, died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009,
in the Hamrick Home.
Born Dec. 10, 1918, in Lex, WVa., he had
been a resident of Okeecho-
bee since 1992 and was a
member of the Temple Bap-
tist Church in Titusville.
He was preceded in death
by son, David; daughter-in-
law, Kay; and a brother, Al-
bert.
He is survived by his wife,
Ines Nola Mullins of Okeechobee; son, Danny
Mullins, daughter-in-law, Yvonne Mullins, both
of Okeechobee; five grandchildren, seven great-
grandchildren; and a sister, Alice Jennings of
Mims.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m.
until service time of 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5,
in the Buxton Funeral Home Chapel.
All arrangements are under the direction and
care of the Buxton Funeral Home and Cremato-
ry, 110 NE 5th Street, Okeechobee.
On line condolences may be sent to
www.buxtonfuneral.com.


Devon Stuart Venables, 20
OKEECHOBEE Devon Stuart Venables, age
20, of Okeechobee died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009,
in Big Pine Key.
Born June 15, 1989 in Lake-
land, he had been a resident
of Okeechobee for the past
16 years. and was a member
of the Peace Lutheran
Church. He enjoyed baseball,
hunting, fishing, and water
sports.
He is survived by his parents, Peter and Dainae
Venables of Okeechobee; sister, Halley
Venables; paternal grandparents, John and Do-
reen Venables of Auburndale; maternal grand-
parents, Dennis and Shari Dietrich of Lakeland;
grandfather, Charles Ostrander of Tacoma,
Wash.; Chad and Kirsten Ostrander and Family
of Tacoma, Vicki McKay and family of Tacoma,
Ross and Asdis Venables of Boston, Mass., An-
drew Venables of North Carolina, Ray and Marty
Middleton of England, UK, David Venables and
family of England, UK; great-grandparents, Dale
and Juanitta Ostrander of Tacoma.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8
p.m., Thursday, Aug. 6, in the Buxton Funeral
Home Chapel, and services on Friday, Aug. 7 at
9:30 a.m. in the Agri-Civic Center with Pastor
Cary McKee officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may
be made to a Scholarship fund at Seacoast Na-
tional Bank.
All arrangements are under the direction and
care of the Buxton Funeral Home and Cremato-
ry, 110 NE 5th Street, Okeechobee, Fl.
Online condolences may be sent to
www.buxtonfuneral.com.


Joshua Joseph Creasman, 20
OKEECHOBEE Joshua Joseph Creasman,
age 20, of Okeechobee, died Saturday, Aug. 1,
2009, in Big Pine Key.
Born Jan. 27, 1989, in West
Palm Beach, he had been a
resident of Okeechobee for
the past five years.
He was preceded in death
by his grandparents, Joe and
Joyce Creasman.
He is survived by his father,
John Creasman of Okeechobee; mother, Melin-
da Gambino (Chris) of Wellington; sister, Rilee
Pinkston of Wellington; grandparents, Ron and
Rose Wade of Jupiter, and Gene and Trudy Mer-
rell of Tennessee.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 6, in the Buxton Funeral Home
Chapel and services will be Friday, Aug. 7, at
9:30 a.m. in the Agri-Civic Center of Okeecho-
bee.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may
be made to Hospice of Okeechobee, P.O. Box
1548, Okeechobee, FL 34973.
All arrangements are under the direction and
care of the Buxton Funeral Home and Cremato-
ry, 110 NE 5th Street, Okeechobee, FI.
Online condolences may be sent to
www.buxtonfuneral.com.


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Myra E. Cattell, 87
KEECHOBEE Myra E. Cattell, age 87, of
Okeechobee, died Aug. 1, 2009, in Fort Pierce.
Born June 23, 1922, she
was a homemaker having
come to Okeechobee 20
years ago. She attended
Brighton Baptist Church. She
was a Gold Star Mother hav-
ing lost a son, Ned Sowle in
Vietnam of Jan. 8, 1967
She is survived by her hus-
band, Walter Cattell of Okeechobee; four sons,
Neal Sowle (Alice), Nate Sowle (Ann), Noel
Sowle (Marion), all of Galway, N.Y, and Nevin
Sowle of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; eight grandchildren;
four stepchildren, Franklin Whitney of Middle
Grove, N.Y, Richard Cattell of Glenn Falls, N.Y,
Donna Pensabene of Malta, N.Y, and Kim Gar-
row of Albany, N.Y; and four step-grandchil-
dren.
Funeral services will be held at a later date.
Friends may sign the guestbook at www.bas-
sokeechobeefh.com. All arrangements are en-
trusted to the loving care of Bass Okeechobee
Funeral Home and Crematory, 205 NE 2nd ST,
Okeechobee, F 34972.

Church news brief

Okeechobee Church of Christ, 1401
S. Parrott Ave., will be having vacation Bible
school Aug. 9 13 with classes for all ages.
The theme is "Fishing with the Master." The
times are Sunday evening, 6 to 7:30 p.m. and
Monday through Thursday, 7 to 8:30 p.m.


Area churches hold s ecial events

By Pete Gawda background. Come as Play Swamp Stomp at Croc Creek. For more
Okeechobee News you are. The church is information or to pre-register please call 863
The youth of Peace Lutheran Church, hosting stroke and os- 763 3519 Monday through Thursday.
750 N.W 23rd Lane, continue their summer teoporosis screenings Okeechobee Missionary Baptist
schedule of meeting each Wednesday at 6 on Aug. 17. There is Church, 4212 U. S. 441 N, will be having
p.m. for games and Bible study at 7 p.m. a charge and reserva- ~ Vacation Bible School Aug. 10 14 from 7
Thp.m. fyoutr gamres and Btinge soutudy ats "P.m. tions are required. For to 9 each evening. The theme is "Passport
ose Driven Youth are revMistring Tug Fie's "Pht more information or to Places of to the Promised Land Following the Steps of
pose Driven Youth Ministry." Tuesday night schedule an appoint- Jesus." For more information call 763-7743.
is study begins ucado's 6:30oo.. n the ment call 1 800 697 W orship Church of God of Prophesy, 102 N.W.
sstudying Ma uadosbok"neEye 9721. 10th St., is having their third annual Back to
of the Storm." Come face to face with Jesus Church of the Nazarene, 425 S.W. 28th School Bash on Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. on the
and learn how He can relate to you on earth. St., will have vacation Bible school Aug. 10 church grounds. FBook bags filled with
This book will encourage and inspire you. -14 from 6- 8:30 each evening. Children school supplies will be given to K 12 chil-
N.First United Methodist Church, 20 ages 3-12 are invited to attend the Sing N dren who attend this event.
park dinner on Friday, Aug. 7 from 11 a.m.
to 1 p.m., take only with delivery available
for 10 or more dinners and 4 to 6:30 p.m.,
dine in or take out. The menu will consist of
sliced pork, green beans, parsley, potatoes,
roll and dessert for a $6 donation. Tickets are
available at the church office or you may fax We can insure your 1994 and newer
orders to 863 763-2481 by 10:30 Thursday, mobile home
Aug. 6. Orders should include name, phone wit (12 ft. wide or more)
number and address. a nline -.uestook
Okeechobee Presbyterian Church, in Guestbook Cl ,o o ldes me
312 N. Parrott Ave., will be having open fel- All Obituaries now include Online Guestbooks
lowship at 7:15 on Sunday evenings begin- where familyandfriendscanshereflctions,
ning Aug. 9. This is a spiritual study for shift remembrances and condoleces. Call us for a quote.
workers, busy families, professionals, lawll usoraquote .
enforcement, corrections, health care per- o [ I I
sonnel and you. It is informal and interac- 5,
tive. All are welcome. Child care is provided.
The goal is to grow in faith, regardless of '


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Auaust 5. 2009




August 5, 2009

Okeechobee Arrest Report


The following individuals were arrested
on felony or driving under the influence
(DUI) charges by the Okeechobee County
Sheriff's Office (OCSO), the Okeechobee
City Police Department (OCPD), the Florida
Highway Patrol (FHP), the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
or the Department of Corrections (DOC).
Alexandra Paige Norman, 19, N.W.
Third St., Okeechobee, was arrested July 31
by Deputy Yamil Astacio on a warrant charg-
ing her with violation of probation posses-
sion of a controlled substance. She is being
held without bond.
James Lavance White, 38, Broadland
Lane, Okeechobee, was arrested Aug. 1 by
Deputy Corporal Paul Ferrell on charges of
driving under the influence, leaving the scene
of an accident with injuries and driving while
license suspended. He was released on his
own recognizance on the driving while li-
cense suspended charge. His bond on the
other two charges was set at $6,000.
Clark L. Bullock, 60, Ocean Blvd., Pom-
pano Beach, was arrested Aug. 1 by Deputy
Thomas Kitchen on a charge of driving un-
der the influence. His bond was set at $750.
Luciano Pineda, 46, N.W 37th Ave.,
Okeechobee, was arrested Aug. 2 by Dep-
uty Corporal Aric Majere on a DOC warrant
charging him with violation of probation
- simple battery (two counts). He is being
held without bond.


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Jesse Edgar Oliver, 32, N.W Eighth
Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested Aug. 3 by
Deputy Matt Crawford on an Okeechobee
County warrant charging him with violation
of probation grand theft. He is being held
without bond.
Daniel Delagall, 54, N.E. 13th Ave.,
Okeechobee, was arrested Aug. 3 by Deputy
Joseph Hall on a Hillsborough County war-
rant charging him with violation of proba-
tion possession of cocaine. He is being
held without bond.
Shawn Michael Reed, 24, N.E. Ninth
Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested Aug. 3 by
Deputy Cody Hurst on a warrant charging
him with violation of probation trafficking
in stolen property and violation of probation
- interference with railroad equipment. He is
being held without bond.
Joshua A. Tarvin, 26, S.R. 78 E.,
Okeechobee, was arrested Aug. 3 by DOC's
Michael White on a charge of violation of
probation lewd and lascivious battery. He
is being held without bond.
This column lists arrests and not convic-
tions, unless otherwise stated. Anyone listed
here who is later found innocent or has had
the charges against them dropped is wel-
come to inform this newspaper. The infor-
mation will be confirmed and printed.


Submitted photo/Humane Society Pet
Rescue, FL
Pet of the Week
Henry, a male neutered, Boxer-
Shepherd mix smiles for a photo
and Is up to date on vaccines. He
is estimated to be about one year
old. He is kind, sweet and trainable.
More information and pictures can
befound on our petfindersite; http://
www.petfinder.com/shelters/FL846.
html. Humane Society Pet Rescue
FL, Inc. is a no kill policy rescue
at 1203 Hwy 98 N., Okeechobee.
Hours of Operation are: Sunday,
Monday and holidays closed to the
public; Tuesday 10-4, Wednesday
noon to 5 p.m., Thursday, Friday,
Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For
Information, please call 863-357-
1104.


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be the Philippine Garden-"the jewel, one
and only one in the world outside the Philip-
pines." The garden will showcase the exotic
flora of the islands and the centerpiece will
be a "bahay kubo" or typical bamboo hut.
The Philippine American Cultural Foun-
dation of South Florida is a not for profit
corporation established to educate Filipino
Americans and the general public to the
culture of the Philippines through various
means including dance, theater, music and
exhibits of cultural objects.
The ceremony began by asking God's
blessing on the project. Rev. David Robert-
son, Assembly of God and Christian Church
Minister, used anointing oil while Father
Lorenzo Gonzalez, pastor of St. Theresa of
the Child Jesus in Buckhead Ridge and St.
Joseph Catholic Church in Moore Haven
used holy water.
"We are one in Christ," said Rev. Robert
son, regardless of our cultural background.
Father Lorenzo read Ecclesiastes 3:1-3, a
passage of Scripture that refers to there be-
ing a time for everything under heaven in-
cluding "a time to build up."
"What we see here is the spark of our
dream," said Elizabeth Marull, vice presi-
dent of the foundation, as she surveyed the
vacant lot. "Come, nest in our branches and
grow with us," she invited.
Okeechobee Major Jim Kirk and Okeecho-
bee County Commission Chairman Clif Bet-
ts, along with foundation board members,
cut a yellow ribbon and broke ground using
red white and blue handled shovels. Then
all the ladies in the crowd released colorful
balloons.
After the formal ceremony, the fun be-
gan as the participants got out of the heat
and adjourned to the KOA Convention Cen-
ter for a lunch of traditional Filipino dishes,
entertainment and speeches by government
officials and officials of various Filipino orga-
nizations. A demonstration of Filipino dance
was performed by the dance group Kaamu-
lan.
It is expected that the cultural center will
positively impact the tourism industry of the
area. Contributions are being solicited from
the Filipino community and others for com-
pletion of the complex.
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www.newszap.com. Reporter Pete Gawda can
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Rev. David Robertson, left, Assembly
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and Father Lorenzo Gonzalez, right,
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Dr. Manon Manahan of Port St. Lucie consecrate the site of the Philippine
was a colorful sight in her traditional Cultural Enrichment Center on S.W.
Philippine dress at the ground break- 16th Avenue. The blessing took place
ing for the Philippine Heritage Enrich- during ground breaking ceremonies
ment Complex on Saturday, Aug. 1. held Saturday, Aug. 1.


Okeechobee News/Pete Gawda
Doctors Manuel and Trinidad Garcia came dressed appropriately for the Satur-
day, Aug. 21 ground breaking ceremony for the Philippine Heritage Enrichment
Complex. The Garcias founded the Philippine-American Association of the Trea-
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Myron Jackson (left) poses with his new coordinators Rex Erwin (center) and
Jon Enrico (right).


Jackson introduces staff


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
New Brahman football Coach Myron
Jackson has tapped some familiar names
to help him coach the Okeechobee football
team this season.
Former Brahman QB and college QB Jon
Enrico was named Assistant Head Coach
and Offensive Coordinator, while long time
assistant Rex Erwin was named Co-Defen-
sive Coordinator. Jackson also intends to
work with the defense.
Others on the staff include John Kemp
who will coach linebackers and tight ends,
Sean O'Reilly who will focus on defensive
ends, Daron Washington, who will handle
outside linebackers and help with the offen-
sive line, Melissa Tomlinson who will handle
wide receivers, and the kicking game, Chaka
Smith will work with running backs, Bubba
Harden will handle the offensive line, Efrain
Ochoa will assist with wide outs and kickers,
and Lashawn Miller, who will help with the
secondary.
"Each of these coaches will have an op-
portunity to work where there talents are.
I'm very happy with my staff," Jackson told
the Okeechobee News Monday.
He noted he selected Enrico because of
his familiarity with him and because they
work well together and share a lot of opin-
ions about football, and discipline. Enrico
will be the only other football coach on the
high school campus with him, and will stand
in as Coach when Jackson is unavailable
at school due to other commitments. "Jon
played here when my father was coaching.
I knew him very well. Everything I've heard
about him has been positive. I think he will
do well."


Enrico said he looks forward to this new
opportunity. He was relieved of his duties as
basketball coach late last year but noted he
still has a passion for coaching young peo-
ple, "It's been seven years since I coached
football. I appreciate Coach Jackson giving
me the opportunity."
Enrico said he will have several different
formations on offense and won't commit to
whether the unit will run more or put the
ball in the air more. He said he wants to take
advantage of what the defense gives him,
"I'll be positive and I want to put kids in the
right position to make plays. I think we have
kids who can make plays."
Enrico promised his system will be easy
to learn, and he hopes to confuse the de-
fense as much as possible. "The key will
be keeping mistakes to a minimum and not
beating ourselves."
Enrico predicted the team will have a
strong and physical offensive line. He prom-
ised the team will be in good condition and
capable of playing a full game, "We don't'
have an identity right now. This is an oppor-
tunity for the new coaches and kids to create
a new identity for Okeechobee. It'll be fun
to do that."
Coach Jackson promised different looks
on defense as well. He emphasized he will
not have a big blitz team but will have an ac-
tive, physical defense. He noted the kids will
have to learn a new system that is totally dif-
ferent from last year's system. "If I can learn
it, they can learn it. It will be easy to install.
I want kids to be able to play fast. I think if
you slow them down, they won't do as well
as they are capable of."
The first official practice of the season is
Aug. 10.


Okeechobee News/Charles Murphy
Other assistant football coaches this season include (L-r) Bubba Harden, Sean
O'Reilly, John Kemp, Daron Washington, and Chaka Smith. Other coaches not
in photo this year include Lashawn Miller, Melissa Tomlinson, Efrain Ochoa, and
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By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Two of the Okeechobee men killed in
Saturday's wreck in Key West had impres-
sive careers as athletes at Okeechobee
High School and their former coaches were
shocked and saddened by the terrible news.
David Carson Williams earned the Most
Improved Player Award for Brahman foot-
ball this past season. He earned the respect
and admiration of his fellow teammates and
his coaches.
"Tragedy is the best word for it," former
Brahman Coach Chris Branham said, "Car-
son was one of those guys that would sup-


port his friends, he always had their back.
He always had a smile on his face, and when
needed he offered a light hearted joke to
ease the situation."
Devon Venables was one of the best hit-
ters produced by Okeechobee High School
this decade. He was a starting member of
the 2005 Brahman team that reached the
state's final 4. While he always produced at
the plate, he was even more revered for his
defensive play at third base.
"The 2005 team was very close knit,"
Brahman baseball coach Dylan Tedders said
Monday, "He was outstanding, a tough kid.
He was a great kid who loved his family. I
know it is very tough for them right now."


"He started at third as a sophomore on
that team. That tells you what I thought
about him," Tedders added.
Venables was first team All Treasure Lake
Conference during his junior and senior sea-
sons. He was named the offensive player of
the year for the Brahmans as a junior and
team most valuable player as a senior.
Tedders said this is the first player he's
coached who has lost his life. He noted he
visited the family on Monday with former
Brahman Blake Marsocci.
Williams was also good at rodeo. He was
named the 2009 Champion Bronc Rider at
the Day of the Cowboy Rodeo in Okeecho-
bee.


Branham noted what impressed him the
most about Williams was his work ethic. He
was vastly improved as a senior and even
called the defensive schemes and plays in
the huddle. He noted Carson was part of a
special graduating class that he will never
forget.
"I told Carson that he was part of some-
thing special and I told him I resigned be-
cause I was afraid I'd never have that kind
of group again. I just loved those guys too
much. Now we have lost one of those broth-
ers and it's very painful" he said.
Carson always made things a little better
when you needed him to, he added.


Okeechobee girls struggle at World Series


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
The World Series of softball is supposed
to attract the best teams in the nation to
Disney World each summer. At least for


Okeechobee, they can attest that the com-
petition they faced was the best.
Okeechobee failed to win any games at
the World Series last week. The under 12
team played well in their final game, before


Sports News in Brief


Soccer Camp planned
Okeechobee Club Soccer & the Recre-
ation Dept. has invited Hugo Caicedo to host
a soccer clinic for youth ages 5-18.
This half day camp will be Monday
through Friday Aug. 10-14, from 8 a.m.-noon
at the soccer practice fields across North El-
ementary (2987 NW 10th Terrace).
The price is $50 for the whole week.
Checks can be made payable to Hugo Caice-
do. Hugo is a professional coach, trainer,
and player from the Treasure Coast. Partici-
pants will learn basic fundamentals as well
as develop and improve new and exciting
ball techniques.
Registration forms can be picked up at
the Recreation Department (640 N.W 27th
Lane) Monday-Friday, between 8:30 a.m.-5
p.m.


All participants must bring their own ball
and come dressed to play in shin guards,
cleats and proper soccer attire. If you
have any questions, please call Josephine
O'Mallan at 863-763-6950.

Firestix tryouts planned
The Okeechobee Firestix softball pro-
gram will hold tryouts for girls 8 and under,
10 and under, 12 and under and 14 and un-
der on Aug. 18-20.
Girls should show up with proper softball
attire and equipment.
The tryouts last from 6 p.m. until 8:30
p.m.
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they lost 1-0 to the N Forcers of Texas.
"We had a tough draw and we played the
best teams," Coach Mark Ward said, "The
one team we played was in the final 4 in the
winner's bracket."
Okeechobee did hold a lead in one of
their games, 7-3 in the final inning, before
they lost 8-7.
Ward said his girls did learn a lot and
improved their skills by playing these great
teams, "We did play better. We played one
of the best teams in the tournament, the
team from Pennsylvania. They beat us 1-0,


and won other games by scores of 15-1, and
10-0. Despite the fact we didn't win a game,
it still was a good experience for the kids."
Firestix softball tryouts have been sched-
uled for Aug. 18-20, from 6-8:30 p.m. at
Okeechobee High School. The tryouts are
for girls 8 and under, 10 and under, 12 and
under, and 14 and under.
For information contact Kim Hargraves at
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WEDNESDAY
Martha's House support groups meet each
Wednesday. Spanish groups meet from 7 until 8
p.m. at the Okeechobee Christian Church, 3055
S.E. 18th Terrace. Ana Romero is the group fa-
cilitator. Another group meets in the Okeechobee
County Health Department, 1798 N.W. Ninth Ave.,
from 5 until 6 p.m. with Irene Luck as the group
facilitator. There is another meeting from 6 until 7
p.m. with Shirlean Graham as the facilitator. For
information, call 863-763-2893.
A.A. meeting from noon until 1 p.m. at the
First United Methodist Church 200 N.W. Second
St. It's an open meeting.
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at the Sacred
Heart Catholic Church, 701 S.W. Sixth St. It will be
a closed discussion.
Moose Lodge Bingo and food, food served at
5 p.m. and bingo starts at 6 p.m. For information
call 863-763-2250. Public is welcome.
THURSDAY
Okeechobee Stitchin' meets every Thursday
from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Okeechobee
Presbyterian Church, 312 North Parrott Ave. Bring
your sewing project and join in on the fun. All
types of sewing is welcome, such as quilting, ap-
plique, embroidery, crocheting, knitting, serging.
Bring your sewing machines if you like to sew. For
more information call Belinda Boyle at 863-357-
0166 or Corry Geissinger at 863-467-2231.
Tantie Quilters meet every Thursday from 9
a.m. until 2 p.m. atthe Historical Society Museum
on U.S. 98 N. For information call Margaret at:
863-467-8020, or Marie at 863-357-0868.
Family History Center meets from 1 un-
til 5 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter
Day Saints, 310 S.W. Sixth St. Anyone interest-
ed 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 informa-
tion, call The Family History Center at 863-763-
6510 or Richard Smith at 863-261-5706 for spe-
cial appointments.
New Beginnings Narcotics Anonymous
meets at The Gathering Church, 735 SW 24th
Ave, at 7 p.m. in the youth building behind the
church. For information, call Monika at 801-3244
or Rocy at 610-0975.
A.A. Closed big book meeting from 8 p.m. un-
til 9 p.m. at Church of Our Savior, 200 N.W. Third
St.
Prayer group meets at 10 a.m. at the
Community Center, 412 N.W. Sixth St. For infor-
mation, 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 the American Legion Post 64
501 SE Second St. All Kiwanis and the public are
welcome. For information, contact Frank Irby at
863-357-1639.


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from 5 until 6:30 p.m. at the United Methodist
Church, 200 N.W. Second St. Please join us or
ask questions. Call Phyllis at 863-467-8636 or
Hazel at 863-763-4920 for information.
Cowboys for Christ will meet at Dunklin
Memorial, 407 N.W. Third Ave. Everyone is invit-
ed. For information, call Mike Fletcher at 863-357-
6257.
Grieving parents support group is a nonde-
nominational group of parents who meet the first
and third Thursday of each month, from 7 until
8:30 p.m. at the Red Cross building classroom,
Court Plaza, 323 N. Parrott Ave. To help support
and comfort one another after the loss of a child
through shared experience. For information call
Georgene at 863-763-2957 or Melanie and Tony
at 863-763-4149.
Martha's House Inc. sponsors weekly sup-
port groups for women who are, or have been,
affected by domestic violence and abusive re-
lationships. 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 will
meet from 7 until 9 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic
Church, 701 S.W. Sixth St.
Okeechobee Outreach Hope Narcotics
Anonymous will meet from 8 until 9 p.m. at the
Church of Our Saviour, 200 N.W. Third St. For in-
formation, call Hugh Lambert at 863-763-7185.
Okeechobee Citizens Recreation
Association, OCRA will meet at 7:30 p.m. at
Teen Town, 305 N.W. Second St. Anyone inter-
ested may attend. For information, contact Frank
Coker at 863-467-1941.
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 to join. The group is
facilitated by social workers and provides an op-
portunity for caregivers to give one another sup-
port, information and ideas. The meetings are
held at Hospice at 411 S.E. Fourth St. For infor-
mation, 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.
Classic car show at Beef O'Brady's, 608 S.
Parrott Ave., from 6:30 until 8 p.m.
Okeechobee County Cancer Support
Group welcomes all cancer patients, survivors
and supporters to attend, support and encour-
age each other. We meet the first Thursday of
each month at 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church,
401 SW Fourth St., Okeechobee, (entrance is the
door to the W in front of church). Please contact
Susie Pickering at 863-467-5831 or First Baptist
Church at 863-763-2171 for more information.


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RECLINER hunter
green, good shape $75
(863)763-9096
SIMMONS BEAUTY rest
bed brand new queen.
$1300. (863)697-2413
SOFA & RECLINER -
light brown & beige, tan
suede recliner, like
new, $300
(941)266-5284
SOLID WOOD Poster
Bed King Size must
see $500.
(239)368-9438
(239)989-5290
Waterbed Queen All
parts. A steal at $100. 2
dressers at $50 each.
863-484-2052




GOLF CART EZ GO,
Freedom Series. Lights,
windshield. Exc. cond.
$1600 (863)763-9796
Grab a bargain from your
neighbor's garage, attic,
basement or doset in
today's classifieds.



12 GAUGE Rem.
Wingmaster 18'bbl,
folding stock, pistol grip
$400. (239)936-0747
AK47 yugo. under fold-
er stock good con. after
6pm $700.
(863)467-2454
AMMO BRASS & slugs -
.50AE used brass
100pcs. and 296 rmds
JHP speer bullets
new,for desert eagle.
leave message if no an-
swer $100/neg.
(863)357-3107
COLT 38 Detective
Special 2" bbl with
speedloaders $475.
(239)275-6942
COLT PYTHON blue
steel, 8" bbl, extra
speedloaders
$950. (239)275-6942
GUNS Ruger 9mm au-
to, Browing BPS 12 ga
slug barrel. $650/will
sep. (863) 447-5915
STAINLESS COLT Com-
bat Commander 45ACP
- Polished slide, 2 8 rd
mags, ambi safety
$425. (863)634-8414




BOWFLEX TCS0O0
TreadClimber w/ floor
mat. $1000.
(863)634-0955
Corevolution Back Ex-
ercser New cost $600
Excellent condition. Sell
$200 863-673-5481
WEIGHT BENCH w/ All
weights. $60
(863)612-5037


TREADMILL Pro Form
sel Space saver, like
new, 6 preset workouts,
pkemp95599@co-
mcast.net $350/or best
offer (561)531-2892
(561)202-7703




Hand painted Betty
Boop pictures & t-shirts.
Spec request avi. Call
Rhonda 863-532-8771.



GOLD RING 1 Kt Sa-
phire w/ Diamonds
$2000/or best offer.
(863)763-0277




Patio Furniture 9 pc. in-
cludes recliner & ottoman
$500 Okee 863-467-2112
cell 863-447-1571.



Air Bike, great shape
$35. 863-673-5481
BAR-B-Q GRILL Pull
behind, Great Shape, 8'
by 3" $700.
(863)467-2936
BOAT/TRAILER 191/2
ft Alum 120 Force Merc.
$1500. (863)261-3328
Electric 3 wheel Ride
about scooter with car-
rier for vehicle. $350
863-675-1571 LaBelle
ELECTRIC SCOOTER &
Mini Bike youth,2
batt/1 chrg $40/will
sep. (863)467-8960
Forsythe Treadmill
Gave $900 used twice
$250. 863-634-0993 or
863-357-3374




2 Guitars, 1 Electric, 1
Acoustic. $150.00 for
both for info call
863-532-8771



CHIHUAHUA 61b male.
$150. 31b F $250 shots
& wormed. Barb -Days
(863)675-2541. LaBelle
DOG KENNEL galva-
nized; heavy duty 10' x
10 6' tall $350/neg.
(863)697-6491
DOG TRACKING Sys-
tem 5 Collars, Innotek
Command Series Pro.
$800. (863)467-7197
FREE PIT Mix Pups 10
Wks choc. If, 1m $0.
(863)484-2737


KENNELS SMALL ME-
DIUM AND LARGE $15.
(863)634-0907
RABBIT CAGES, 1
Large, 1 Medium. Ac-
cessories included. Both
for $40 (863)612-5037



TELEVISIONS 50" &
55" Working condition.
$400/each $400.
863)763-8767
TV 65" mitsubishi 1080p
DLP TV $1000/firm.
(863)634-9684



10" bench table saw
$35.00 LaBelle
863-673-5481
AIR COMPRESSOR 20
gallon $125/or best
offer. (863)634-4076
(863)634-0907
CRAFTSMAN TABLE
Saw 3 HP 10in Belt-
Driven $200/neg.
(863)697-8155
NORTHSTAR GENERA-
TOR like new 10,500
watts, on whes, 20hp
Honda, lOgal tank
$1750 (863)697.9704
PAINT SPRAYER Up
to 5 gal. Spray-tech
Model 1720. Attach-
ments $200 neg
(863)599-8286



GAME CHAIR w/ipod,
mp3 hookup $60/or
best offer.
(863)634-2382




VACUUM H20 vacuum
w/attach.Brand New
still in box $150.
(239)657-2803
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06 CRAFTSMAN Riding
Mower 20HP Koh-
ler/46in cut $1200/or
best offer.
(863)634-1735


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DISK 6' off set, for
farming, $300. Call
863-763-1370.
FINISHING MOWER -
Coroni, '03, 6' wide,
side discharge, $300 or
best offer
(863)983-7661
GARDEN ROTO TILLER
- Tecumseh, 5hp, chain
dnve, runs great, $250
neg (863)599-8286
LAWN MOWER Snap-
per, lOhp, 28" cut, carb
needs rebuilt, $150.
(863)357-3065
Your new home could be
in today's paper. Have
you looked for it?
RIDING MOWER 42"
MTD 16HP 2cyl
Briggs, Auto, Runs &
Cuts great. $325.
(863)532-0188
YARD MAN Push Mower
- With Honda Engine
1Yrold. Exc. Cond $75.
(863)532-0188



For Sale Chickens,
Turkeys, Ducks & Geese.
Jean 863-357-3690 or
Richard 863-467-4440
after 8 pm.
Gentle Dexter cows, 1
bull calf 1 heifer calf
$400/will separate.
863-675-2491 LaBelle
ifton 85 Horse Hay
square bails 55 Ibs. $8
round rolls 1000 Ibs. $75
Locally grown, fertilized &
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GOVERNMENT
SUBSIDIZED apts for
rent in Okeechobee.
Must meet eligibility
requirements. Please
call 863-467-2079.
TTY 1-800-233-6694.



IN TOWN 2/2 very
clean, w/d, lawn maint
included, $800 + $300
sec. Call
(863) 634-3572




KINGS BAY Nice Twnhs.
2/1, New fir tile. Incids
Water, Elec. $800 mo.
+ sec. 863-697-6428
OAK LAKE VILLA 17 -
for rent or sale, clean
2/2, all appl's, $800 mo.
or $89k. 863)467-5965


Oak Lake Villa #53- 2/2
furnm., TV, W/D Linens,
etc. Immaculate, $950
+ Dep (863)634-3313



AFFORDABLE NEW
HOUSES 3/2/2 and
3/1/1, tile floors, jacuzzi
tub, Bring Pets, Large
Yards (561)723-2226
BUCKHEAD RIDGE -
Waterfront, 2BR house,
furm., annually or sea-
sonally. 561-352-5977
CBS 3BR/2BA, wood
firs, granite counter-
tops, privacy fence,
great location, $1100
mo. (863)610-0794
DIXIE RANCH Acres -
2BR, 1BA. $750/mo. +
$500 deposit. Call
863-763-7032
FOR RENT: 3/2 House,
2 car garage, W&D
Hook Up S.W. section,
(863)634-9330 or
(863)467-2541
IN TOWN 2BR, 2BA,
W&D, perch, lawn sene.
small pet ok, Non-sink.
env., $800 mo., 1st last
& sec. 941-504-3954
New, Large 1/1 CBS in
town, $595, FLS, appl's,
lease, plus utilities.
(863)801-3081

OAK PARK 2/1, poss.
3rd BR, DW, stove, re-
frig. Pets OK. $700 mo.
F/L. (407)860-0074

OAK PARK Charming
2/1, C/Air, carport,
screened room, large
fenced yard, $700/mo
+ 1st, last sec.
(561)632-7547
OKEE 2/1 & 3/1 Clean,
furnished homes. $750
mo. & $800 mo.; water
included. 786-201-0306
OKEE 3BR, 2BA, Newly
remodeled. NO PETS.
2272 NW 4th St. $850
mo. + $600 sec. dep.
863-610-0001
OKEECHOBEE 2/1,
1st, last, sec req.,
$ 7 0 0 / m o
(561)743-0192
OKEECHOBEE 4br,
2ba, great neighborhood,
tile throughout, $1000 &
up/mo, 1st & sec move in
(561)248-3888 or
(863)599-0156
Okeehdiobee 3BED/2BA,
2BED/2BA/4CAR & 2/2
Townhouse for rent.
Starting at $800 mo.
Call Roland
863-634-7722
SE 8TH AVE 3 br, 2 ba,
on water. $19000/mo
(863)634-1000
SOUTHWEST SECTION
3BR, 2BA. Great house
in great neighborhood.
863-634-1567


VICKING AREA 3BR
2BA, 1800 sq. ft. on 4
acres. $950 mo. + sec.
dep. 561-252-3784
VIKING 3/2 house,
barn, fence, 1.25 acres.
$800 mo. Call
(561)718-1212 or
863-763-3631



OKEE, Furn. Rm. Single
occ., pnv. entrance, w/d.
$140/wk & dep., utils
ncl. (863)763-7331 msg





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VIKING LOTS, $6,300
Dry, 11/4 ac lots, price
covers all costs. Call
Don 954-290-0861





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BUCKHEAD RIDGE -
Dbl. Wide 2 BR, 2 BA,
C/Air $500 mo. 3 BR, 2
BA, C/Air. $600 mo. No
pets. (863)763-4031

FOR RENT: 2/1 apt.
Newly remodeled. 12
miles north of Okeecho-
bee on beautiful ranch.
Water, trash & lawn
maintenance included.
NO PETS! Move in spe-
cial. M-F $495/mo. Call
(863)467-2982



BANK REPO'S
MOVE TO YOUR LAND
Mobile Home Angels
561-721-2230
OKEECHOBEE 2/2,
$700/mo or purchase
$40000, nice, clean
(772)597-2098





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13' PEENUE 1995 -
Cross tween Gheenoe &
canoe, 15" transom
$250. (239)225-3282


16' Cobia fiberglass boat
w/ new trailer, canopy
& depth finder $3500
863-599-1082 612-1119
ALUMINUM BOAT -
12' 4hp Evinrude mo-
tor, $400.
(863)634-4758
MERCURY 25 HP 2001
- Exc., trailer, free in-
flatable boat $2100.
(863)517-1110
MINN KOTA ENDURA
30 1999 Trolling mo-
tor, exc. good battery.
$55. (863)517-1110



COACHMAN CRUSAD-
ER MOTOR HOME '87,
needs work, $2500 neg.
(863)634-4293
LEER 2004 Leer camp-
er top for short bed
truck (like new) $475/or
best offer.
(863)467-0564
PROWLER, 30' Sleeps
6, many extras, $3,400.
Call (863) 763-9998




EVINRUDE 9.9 2
stroke with 6 gal fuel
tank $500.
(239)225-3282
JOHNSON OUTBOARD
MTR '05 -9.9, exc cond,
$950 (863)983-5320
MERCURY 4HP OB -
runs great,very de-
pendable $400/or best
offer. (863)835-3251

STAINLESS PROP 4
BLADE TROPH. PLUS
$400/or best offer.
(863)6341545



SUZUKI 650CC 1999 -
windshield,new
seat.must sell asking
$1800. (863)824-0801
SUZUKI GS 5OOF 2005
- Blue street bike, looks
Stood, and runs good.
3000. (863)634-1608




ATV tires (4) 25x8-12
on rims fits Honda,
brand new $175 LaBelle
863-673-5481

FOUR WHEELER, '05 -
size-500, runs great,
$2500 or best offer
(863)697-8109

MINI BIKE 3 1/2 Se-
lect new tires Runs
great $200.
(863)261-1307
POLARIS 300 HAWK-
EY 2007 barely used,
new $2900/neg.
(305)773-4023


YAMAHA BIG BEAR 400
- front & rear winches,
lift kit, lights, radio,
$4000 or trade
(863)697-9704



26' 1995 RV, new tires
& roll out canopy, gas &
electric hookup $3500
863-599-1082 612-1119
ALUMA LITE '87 32;
A/C, clean, neat, good
shape. $3500 or best
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Black, 4 door, GMC Jim-
my 1998 $3500 obo. Call
Melissa 863-801-9208.

BUICK LESABRE, '90 -
ugly but runs ood
good tires, $500.
(863)612-0992

CADILLAC SEDAN SE-
VILLE 1991 Runs
great $1500/firm.
863)447-3201
CADILLAC SEVILLE
1989 89K runs great
and in mint condition
$500. (863)228-2185
CROWN VIC '97 -
229,300 mi., body
good, engine needs
work, $1500 or best of-
fer (863)462-5384
FORD AREOSTAR
1995 Runs, needs
trans $400/or best of-
fer. (863)801-5687
FORD MUSTANG 1988
Convertible 5.0, 5 SP
No Rust, All Power, A/C
$1300. (863)674-0467
FORD RANCHARO
1972 351 Cleveland, C
4 9" Posi $1450.
(863)674-0467
ISUZU RODEO 2002 -
power locks, one own-
er,107,000 miles
$4500. (863)634-3445
MERCURY SABLE LS
'01 Clean! Runs really
good. A/C, Leather, Etc.
(863)214-1185

NISSAN 300ZX 1987 -
runs, needs work, free
parts car $1200/or best
offer. (863)763-6879

OLDSMOBILE CUTLAS
1998 4dr gold v6,new
ac comp.miles unknow.
$1998. (561)261-9543
PONTIAC TRANS-AM
1994 Ltl 350, not run-
ning, good project car
$1000. (561)985-8933









PONTIAC 6000 LE, '88
- runs good, cold a/c,
good tires, $850.
863)612-0992




Chevy Blazer, 96 4x4,
V6, a/c, 4 dr, & 4-iwich
lift on trir, $2200
both. (863)697-8109

FORD Select bronco
ready to be made into a
buggy also have extras
$1000. (863)228-2185

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the perfect gift. Look
for it in the dassifieds.

FORD PANEL TRUCK
1959 Iton chassis,
429, C6, 4x4, title,
$2495. (863)634-4179

JEEP WRANGLER, '90-
4 wbl. dr., standard
trans, $3300 or best of-
fer (239)247-6894




CLUB CAR ELE 1998 -
Liftkitnew batt.much
more! LaBelle $3100.
(863)673-4660

CUSHMAN ELE. Select -
Utility cart W/built in
box & more/ LaBelle
$1150. (863)673-4660




2000 V6 Engine Sales
receipt. You pull from
car. $300.
(863)612-6371

DOORS AND Fenders
Set '85 Ford F-seies
pickup $200.
(239)462-1564

FORD RIMS NEW 6
LUG 18" ALUM.NO
TIRES $300/or best of-
fer (863)634-1545

HONDA BASE plate kit -
Roadmaster tow part
#521557-1 $200.
(863)763-1121

NERF BARS Chrome
Fits Ford F-150 04
Crew cab $100.
(239)462-1564

TRUCK TIRES (4)-
P255/70/R16, on alum
rims $300 for all
(863)697-2598

V Air tail gate for pulling
trailers fits 2003 GMC
up $100 863-673-5481
LaBelle




CHEVY PICKUP 1989-
V-8 Full size ext cab 8'
bed runs great $1500.
(863)673-2250

DODGE D100 1984 -
6cyl, 4 spd, short bed,
runs good. $850/neg.
(863)763-3669

DODGE D200 1968 -
383 auto run.cond.bed
rusted $800.
(863)664-0171


DODGE DOUBLE CAB
'96 4x4, all trailer
hitches, good shape,
$3000 (863)634-7328 /
467-4228

FORD F-150 1993
A/C, V-8, 4WD
$2 0 0 0 / firm .
(863)801-5321

FORD RANGER 2001-
runs good 164k cold a/c
call 4 more detail
$2200. (863)509-3115

TOYOTA UHAUL 1990
- v6 auto, 201,143
miles, ac. $1999.
(561)261-9543




12X6X6 ENCLOSED trl.
- Ramp, sidedoor, ex-
tras. $2500/or best of-
fer. (863)673-3893

TANDEM AXLE TRAILER
- 6x13, 3500 Ib axles,
drop tailgate, $1,000.
(863)634-4758






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NOTICE{ OF CONSIDERATION OF
PROPOSED ZONING RECLASSIFICATION
NOTICE: A PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the City of Okechobee
planning Boad/Board of Adjustment and Appeals on Thursda, August
0, 2009 at 6:00 p. or as soon thereafter as poible, The meeng
il be held at Ciy Hall, 55 Southeast 3d Anue, in the Counol Oa-
beas, Room 200, Otteobee, Fleoda.
To coder a request to change the Zoning District fm Residential Mul-
tiple Family RMF) to Ught Commernal (CLT) for Petiin No, 09-003-R.
he petition is being sbitted by property oner, Okeechobee Asphalt &
Ready Mix. The property is catd on the orne o of NW 9s t Stree0 and
NW 8th Avenue,
Leal descrup on: Lots 11 and 12 of Blok 41 OeeIhobee, as enorded
inlat Book I Page 5 Public Reords of keeoee Coun Florda, and
is approximately 0.321 acs.
A copy of the agenda may bhe obtained from the City webste
w.cityofoeechobee.com. or cntac the Genea Services Depatment,
*r 0(863) 763-3372 x 218. The Pannin
Board wil make reomomendats to the2 y Countl for consideraion an
final adoption tentatively eheduled for Tuesday, Septembe 15, 2009.
All embes of the public am enuaged to attend and partidpate in
ad heating. The proposed zoning redagfcatten pethtn may be inspect-
ed in us entrety in the General S ces apartment deng regular bus-
ness hours, MoNFrpi, am-4:3Opm, except for hoidanys.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE AND BE ADVISED that stenographic record by a
certifed court reporter wll be made of the foregoing meetng.o Accordingly,
any person who may seek to appeal any decson involving me matters no-
ged herein tll be sponsble for making a verbatim mcrd of the testi-
ony and evidence at said meeting upon whh any appeal As to be based.
In accordance woith the Amecans wib Dsabites Act (ADA of 1990 pe-
m needing speda accommodation to participate in this proceeding
shoud ntact the General Servies Department at 863-763-3372 for asi-
tance.
BY: Bnan Whitehall Zoning Administrator
Peton NO. 0 -003-R
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No.: 2009-CP-112
Durionke Probboth
IN RE: ESTATE OF
BErrY GWENDLYN WAINER
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
Betty Gwendlyn Waine deceased,
whose date of death was May 0,
2009, is pending in the Circ I Court
for Okeechobee County, Flonda, Pro-
bate Dsaon, the address of which
is 312 NW Third SMeet Okeechobee,
orida 34072. The names and ad-
dresses of the personal representa-
toe and 0e peonl
mpresetaves attorney am set
forth below.
All creditos of the decdent and
other peso hang claims or de-
madneagaint doednts n stste on
whom a copy of this noce is re-
quired to be served must file their
da"ms with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-
TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOn"CE ON THEM,
All other creditors of the deedent
and other pesns having dalms or
demands against decedents est
must file their dams weit thas court
WITHIN 3 MONtinS AFTER T0E
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE,
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN
SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWnITSTANDING THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE ANY
CLAIM FILED TWO (2) yEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publicaton of this
notice is Aug.s 5, 2009.
Personal Representatve:
atchard Gregory Wainer
3721 Hunningto Place De, #3721
tte Sarae Fltda 34237
Attorney (1 0
Personal Representative:
Elizabeth A. Maxll
Attorney for Richard Gregory Wainer
Flonda Bar No. 720895
Mael & awtiiM P.A.
40S NW 3rd Steet
Ok e FL 34972
Telephone; (863) 763-1119
Fax: 863)763-1079
329641 ON 0 ,12009


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NOTICE OF CONSIDERATION OF
PROPOSED ZONING RECLASSIFICATION
NOTICE: A PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the ty of Okeedoe
Planning Board/Board of Adjustment and Anpeals on Thursday, Augud
20 9 at 6:0C u. or as s thenter ornm e Zm 'I.
will be held at C1ity Hall, 55 Southeast 3rd Avenue, In theCounal (lam.
bers Room 200, Okeech.ee, Flmrida.
To consider a request to change the ZoningDistic from Redental Sin
gle Family One (RSF-1) to Commeial Professaonl Office (CPO) for PeB-
tion No. 9-004-R. The pettion Is being sbmied by property o rs),
Corey and Lauren Mlle The property S locadated 110 SE 4th bStreet.
Legal desciption. Lots I and 2 of Block 216, First Addition Ok *chobe,
as merded in Plat Book SPage 6, Public Records of Okeechobee County,
orida, and is approximately 0.309 acne s.
A copy of the agenda may be obtained from the Ci webe
:. _dofokeehobee...., tact the Gea Services Departeng
bdemntfflkvjtvook- obecom, (863) 763-3372 x 218. The Pianning
ard wll make recomendtns to the C unC l o r consideratid and
final dopton tentatively schedule for Tuesday, September 15, 2009.
All embers of the public ae eourged to attend and part.pate ir
said heaIng. The proposed zoning redawification petite may be insped-
ed in its entrety in the Genera Seres Deaprtment during regular bus,
neshours, Mo-Fii,8aem-4:30pm, except for holidays.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE AND BE ADVISED that n stenogrphic record by
certfed court reporter will be made of the foregaing meeting. Accordingly,
any person who may seek to appeal any de7son involving the matters no-
tdeed heroin will be responsible for making a verbatim recrd of the testi-
Iny and evdene at sad meeting upon wh ,h any appeal s to be based.
In accordance with the Amerans w h Disabildeas Act (ADA) of 1990 per-
should ntact te Geinel Serices Department at 863-763-3372fr assls-
BY; Bran Whitehall, Zoning Administrator
Petition No. 09-004-R
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION
File No.= 2009-CP-134
IN RE: ESTATE OF
ANSON S, HOSLEY, I,
Deceased.


The administration of the esta
of ANSON S HSLEM, II de
ceased whos date of dead was
Febs"' 20, 209 is andin i
the Circuit ourt fior O ueehob
County Flenrda, Probate DviAson,
the address of which is 312 N.
3rd St Okehobee, RL
34972. The name and addses
the personal representative and
the sona repesentative at
tore is set forth below.
Al editors of the decden
and other persons having cli
or demand against decedents
estate including unmatoured, con
ngent or unliuidated claims, on
whom a tcoo of this no0i, i
served muscle their daims with
this court WITHIN THE LATER OF
3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THiEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons haWng
claims or demands against decent
hentis estate, ind0,in2 .
tured ntingent o unquldated
lanin R, etdntheir 6 li win
thas court WITHIN 3 MONMiS AF
TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH
IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE
FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WLL
BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME
ANY CLAIM RLED TWO (2
YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DE-
CEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
e date of firt publicatleon of
this Notie is August Sth, 2009.
Personal Rupresentative:
ROBERT PROPER
Okeedeobee, FL 3497,
Attorney for PersOnal
Repe :
Jani Richardn, Esq. for
Wesley R. Harvln, Esquire
Floreda Bar No. 2190 53
900 Est Ocean Bvd, Suite 210-B
Stuarto FL 34994
772-286"3630 phone
772-286-6166 fax
329373 ON 8/5,12/09


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IN "mE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE NINETEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 28-CA679
JUDGE: MCHANUS
FIRST BANK AND TRUST COMPANY
OF INDIANTOWN, a Flode Banking
Assodaton,

DEWEY A. LIGHTSEY AND RUTH M.
LIGHTSE, his Wife, UN0I STATES
OF AMERICA DEPARTMENT OF THE
TREASURY Unknown Parties n Pos
essi #1, Unknown Parties in Pos-
se n o #2, if ing, and all
Unknown Parties aiming by,
through, under and against the
above named Defendants) who are
not known to be dead or albe,
whether said Unknown Pates may
claim an interest as Spos, Heirs,
De0se, grantees, or Other Cai-
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF S LE= By CLERK
NOTICE IS G2IVN that, in acr-
dance with the Fnal Summary NJudg-
ment of Foreclosure daeld May 11
2009, in the abhve-styled cus, t
will sell to the highest and best bid-
der for cash, at Jury Assembly
Room, Otehobee County Judicial
Center, 312 NW 3rd Sreet Okee-
chohee, Flrinda 34972, at 11:00 AM
on August 26, 2009, the following
described property:
Lot 45, TREASURE ISLAND,
UNIT, Sosrdian to the plat
thereof ecded In Pat Bok
0, paE AN4, public rea ds of
m cosrnt, .nor,
TOGETHER WITH: A 1976 Class
double wide mobile home ID
No. 2132 A & I and TWhe No.
13221392 & 13221393
Any person claiming interest in the
rplus from sale, if any, other than
theproperty oner of date of Lis
Pendens must file a caim within so-
ty 60) dayS after sale.
Dated his 6thday o uly, 2009.
SHARON ROBERTSON
CLERK OF THE OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY COURTS
By: Unda F You
eY U g: C
Deputy C2
327693 ON 8/5,2/09

IN TE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 00 CA-206
DIVISION: Civil division
LIVE OAK TRUST, INC.,
A Florida Corporation
Maintff
ORIGINAL GROUP CORPORATION
Defendant

PRSUANT TO HAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pusu-
ant to an Order of Final Judgment of
Forecloure dated 7/7/2009, and en-
tered in Case No. 2009 CA-206 of
the Circuit Court In and for OKEE-
CHOBEE County, Roda wherein
LIVE OAK TRUST INC, A Flonda
Corpoatin is tle Paintff, and
ORIGINAL GROUP CRPOROATION is
the Defondant, I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for cash in the
JuTy Assembly Room of the Okee-
chohbee Count'y 3udidal Caetr 312
NW Third Street, Oeachobee, FPr-


August 5, 2009


m^^^^


de at 1 o'Idck A.M. on the 26th
day of August, 2009, the following
deschtied proper as set fort in
aid Order or Rnal Judgment, to wit:
1E El12 OF THE El/2 OF T1E
N1/2 OF THE S1/2 OF TRACT
2S SECTION 36 AND THE
Wl/2 OF THE El/2 OF DOE
N1/2 OF THE S12 OF TRACT
25 SECTION 36 SUBJECT TO
AN EASEMENT OF THE NORTH
30 REET THEREOF FOR ROAD
AND DRAINAGE PURPOSES
ANDTHE W1/2 OF THE E1/2 OF
THE S1/2 OF THE S1/2 OF
TRACT 25 SECTION 36 AND
THE E1/2 OF THE E1/2 OF THE
01/2 OF THE 1/2 IN TOWN-
SHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 33
EAST, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLORITDA ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 3A-D IN-
CLUSIVE OF THE OKEECHOBEE
COUNmY PUBLIC RECORDS.
Strap Number(s):
1-36-34-33-2A00-0W25-IO0O &
1-36-34-33-0A0002S-J000 &
1-36-34- 33-OAO-00025-0000,
1-36-34-33-OA00-00025-P000
NOTICE
IF THIS PROPERTY IS SOLD AT
PUBLIC AUCTION, THERE MAY BE
ADDITIONAL MONEY FROM THE
SALE AFTER PAYMENT OF PERSONS
WHO ARE ENTITLED TO BE PAID
FROM THE SALE PROCEEDS PURSU-
ANT TO THIS FINAL JUDGMENT.
IF YOU ARE A SUBORDINATE LEIN-
HOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHT TO
FUNDS REMAINING AFTR THE
SALE, YOU MUST RILE A CLAIM
WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN
6O DAYS AFTER THE SALE, IF YOU
FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM YOU WILL
NOT BE ENTITLED TO AN REMAIN-
ING FUNDS.
IF YOU ARE THE PROPERTY OWN-
ER, YOU MAY CLAIM THESE FUNDS
YOURSELF, YOU ARE NOT RE-
IUIRED TO HAVE A LAWYER OR
ANY OTHER REPRESENTATION AND
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO ASSIGN
YOUR RIGHTS TO ANYONE ELSE IN
ORDER
FOR YOU TO CLAIM ANY MONEY TO
WHICH YOU ARE ENTITLED, PLEASE
CHECK WITH THE CLERK OF THE
COURT, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY JU-
DICIAL CENTER, 312 "W THIRD
STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA
WIINi TEN (10) DAYS AFTER TRTHE
SALE TO SEE IF THERE IS ADDI-
TIONAL MONEY FROM THE FORE-
CLOSURE SALE THAT THE CLERK
HAS IN THE REGISTRY OF THE


COURT
Dated at Okeedobhee, Okeecho-
bee County, Fda this 10th day of
July 2009
SHAO RO ROBERTSO
CLERK OF THE COURT
BRe Linda Young
Deputy ReIN
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Notice of Public Hearing
and Regular Bod eeng of the
Go ae Commun eal Diemstrat
The Board of Superisra of the Grove CommuniS Disic wll hold d
Public Heng and egur Brd eetingo September 1, 2009 at 2:
m. or as thereafter as can be heard at the Indian Rier State Co
aege, DiXon Hendry Campus, Room Bill, 2229 NW 9th Avenue, Oheech-
bee, Florida 34972,
The purpoIse of the Putlic Hearig is to reive public comment on the
Fiscal Year 2009 2010 Proposed Rnal Budget of the Grove Communi Dis-
tric A copyn of the Budget and/or the AgMenda may be obtained at the of-
fices of the Distct Manage, o Special District Sevices, I., 2501 Bums
Road, Suite A, Palm Beach Gardens, orlda, during eral business hours
The purpose of the Regular Board Meeng is for the Board to consider any
other business which may propedy come before It The meetngs are open
to the putlk and will be conducted in accrda with the p ions ol
Friday law. Meengs may be connued as found nesry to a n an
place spefid on the record.
There may be occasions when one o mog Supers wil participate
by telephone; therefore, a speak tephtelep hne wil be pm t at the meet-
ing locaon so that Superovisors may be fully inormed of the disusgom
taking place,
In accodace with the p ione s of the Americans with Disabilities Act,
any pe n requinng spedal ommodations o an Interpreter to pardi-
pate at these meetings should 0ontac0 the Distrio Manager an
1561 630922 or toll free at 1-877-737-4922, at least seven (7 dRays pno
tthe date Vd 7) dsngs.
If any person decides to appeal any decision made with respe0 toana
matter considered at this Public Headn and Speal Beoard Meeing, su
person will need a eord of tthe pc ings and suh peson may n need to
ensone that a rbaim reod of the poeedings Is ade at their on e-
pnse and which record includes the teimony and evidence on which th
appeal s based.
Glem Community District
328909 O 8/5,12/09


IN THE CIRCUT COURT OF 1TE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 200-CA-215
RANKLIN 0. VARSON and CAROtYN VARSON, his wefe,
Paintffs,
)ON BROWNING and all unknown teonants in possession,
Defendants.
NOVICE OF CLERKS SALE
NOTICOE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virue of that certain R
lal Jndgment made and entered in the OCrcuit Court of Okeechobe,
county Foidda in the above ended cause on January 6, 2009, Case No
O-CA-215 wherein FRANKLIN 3. VARSON and CAROLYN VARSON, hi:
ide, are Paintiffs and DON BROWNING and all unknown tenants in pOus
mnon are Defendants, SHARON ROBERTSON, Clerk of the above Court
,ll between ad during the leI horse of saie, to-wit, at 1100 A.h.
he26 day of Augut 20i the a being the dayset by aid Rna
Augment, offr thr sale aId 1 at pubic outcry tfor cash in hand to th,
lghest and best bidnder at the Juy Assembly Room, 2nd ROOn, Okeeto
iee County Judidal Center, 312 N. W. 3 Stret, Okechobee, R 34972
h rtaLn property mo pareculary described fllws:


774 Highway 441 North, Okeedhobee, FL,
arcel ID NO, 1-03-37-35-OAD0-0003-AOOO HX;
M.mencing at the Northwest comern of Seaon 3, Township 37 South
Range 35 East, run hene North 89 degrees 36 minutes 31 seconds Eas
along the Northery boundaery ine of said Section 3 for a distance of 183.5
eet toaPa point on the Easterly right-of-way ine of tIate Road 15 (US 441
of POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue North 89 degrees 36 minute;
11 seconds East along the North boundary line of aid Secsn 3 forn a dis
ance of 643.0 feet thee run South 0 degree 23 minutes 29 eond
;ast a right anle fo a distance of 16 feet; thence run South 89 de
tees 36 minutes 31 seconds west parallel withd the North boundary of sal
action 3 for a distance of 660,14 feet more or less to a point on the astI
ry right-ofway ine of aforesaid State Road 15 (S 441) thence ( n Nort
I degees 32 mntes 15 conds East alon the said Ngt-of-way line fo
i distance of 165.88 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING.
Said property will be sold to satisfy the Final Judgment about referred t
Ind all sunres mentioned therein.
IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AF
TER THE SALE IF ANY, YOU MUST RLE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK NC
ATER THAN sIbTY (t0) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE I
LAM, YOU WILL NOT BE EN3TTLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTEI
;-)Y 60 DAYS ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE 01
"ELSPNESMAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS.
In accoidance with the Ame..a With Di bltes Act of 1990 pe" o
leding a pedal accommmodation to participate in this proceeding shouk
:otact Court Administration no later than s (7) days pri to the pro
eeding at 25O0 N.W. Country ub Dve, Por St. Lule, oda34986
0-772-7-4370 within two (2) working days of your receipt of ts Notice
fyou are hean impaired call 1-800-955-8771; If you are voWe impatre
al1l-800-955-87?0.
DATED at Okeehobee, Rooda this 31st day of July, 2009.
SHARON ROBERTSOF
eClrk Cihcuit Cour
By: Unda F Y0U0
Deponty Cle
129637 ON 8/5,12/09




August 5, 2009




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF TE
19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICION
CASE NO: 47-2009-CA-000187
NATIONAL CITY BANK SUCCESSOR
BY MERGER TO FIDELITY FEDERAL
BANK & TRUST,
PLAINTIFF,
VS,
NICK BRIDENBACK A/K/A NICK K.
BRIDENBACK AK/A NICHOLAS
KEITH BRIDENBACK, ET AL,
DEFENDANT (S)
NOTICE E FACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE
TO NICK BRIDENBAOC A/K/A
NICK K. BRIDENBACK A/K/A
NICHOUA KEITH BRIDENBACK
he/she/they be ivin; and If
Inhe e/they be dead, the unknown
defendants who may be spouse,
he", diee grantees, aignes
iors, creditors, tees, and a
p aesd caimRing an interest by,
throNugh, under or against thre Defen
dant, who ane not kown to be
dead or lae, and all parts having
or claiming to have any right, e or
itereut in the proper deorid in
rthe mortgage being reosd here-

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an
aien to foredse a mortgage on
the flowing properly;
LOT 80 RIVER ACRES, ACCORD-
ING T TE PLAT THEREOF AS
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5,
PAGES 13 AND 14, OF THE PUB-
LIC RECOR DS OF OKEEQCHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA TOGETHER
WITH THAT CERTAIN 2003 SKY-
LANE DOUBLEWIDE MOBIUE
HOME W]TH Vm F7630333RA
AND VWNi F7630333RB,
han been fied against you and you
are required to serv a coPy of your
written defense an to it on DA-
VID I. STERN, ESQ. Fairniff Ior-
ney, who address Is 900 SOuta
Fine Island Road #400, Plantanon,
FL 33324-3920 on or before 30 days
fro the date of the first publicaton
of this ooie of acion) and file the
original with the erk of this court
torney or Imedatel thereafter
here a default wiln be entered
ainst you for the relef demanded
doe complant or Hetrion filed
WITNESS my hano and the seal of
this Court at OKEECHOBEE County,
Floda, this 4th day of July, 2009.
SHARON ROBERTSON,
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
BY: Kathy Arnold
DEPUTY CLERK
LAW OFFICES OF DAVID 3. STERN
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF

PLANTATION, FL 33324-3920
09-27769 NCM


In acrdence wih the Ameranre
With Disabilties Ac, person need-
ing a spedal acommndaon o par-
cipate ian this proceeding should
cotact Court Administraton later
than even ds pn o to the -
ceeding at USE NW Countrn Tlu
Drive Port St Lucie, FL 34N%6 or
call 1-772-807-4370 within two
woing days of your reeipt of thise
Summons/Notae to Appear If you
are hearing impaired caI
1-800-9E5-8771. If you are voice im-
paired call 1-800- 955- 8770.
32A704 ON 7/29;8/5/09

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
9ITH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL IURISDIOTION
DIVISION
CASE NO;2007-CA-385
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST
COMPANY AS TRUSTEE FOR FINAN-
CIAL ASSET SECURITIES CORP,
SOUNDVIEW HOME LOAN TRUST
20]7-WMC1 ASSET-BACKED CER-
TIFICATES, SERIES 2007-WMC I
PLAINTIFF
GORDON SULEIMAN; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF GORDON SULEIMAN, IF
ANY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PAR-
TIE CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UN-
DER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN
NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS)
WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD
OR ALIVE WHETHER SAID UN-
KNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN IN-
TEREST AS SPOUSES HEIRS
DEVISES, GRANTEES OR OHEB
CLAIMANTS; DEBORAH M. DESKIN;
EAGLE POINT NEIGHBORHOOD AS-
SOCIATIONR INC.; MORTGAGE
ELECTONIC REGITRATION SYS-
TEAS, INC.; JOHN DOE AND JANE
DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN
POSSESSION.
DEFENDANTS)


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant Lo an O"der Grann= o the Motn
to Reset Foredore Sae dated July
14, 2D009 entered in Cvl Case No.
2007-CA385 of the rcuit CourL of
the 19TH Judicial Cirit in and for
OKEECHOBEE County, OKEECHO-
BEE, Flodda, I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at THE
1JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, 2ND
FLOOR, OKEECHOBEE JUDICIAL
CENTER of the OKEECHOBEE CoUty
Courtho 312 NW 3RD STREET,
OKEECHOBE, FHonda, at 1:000 a.m.
0on the 26th day of August, 2009 the
oloawng described property as set
IVorh in nad Summary 01 1040,
menet, to-t.
LOT 19, EAG E POINT UNIT 1,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 6, PAGES 97 AND O98,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEE-
CHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
Anyv pesn claiming an interest in

ather this tthe droey ofne asly o0f


SHARON ROBERTSON CLERK
Clark of the t rcu n c drt
By: Lida F Young
Deputy Clerk

OpArat HES ATO OF In 001
In accordance with the Amercars
With Disabilities A pesns eed-
ing a spedal accmmodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding should
contact Court Administraion no later
an endanp001r0to0t1 pro.
heeding at d n Coty Cthe
Drive, Port St. Lude, FL M3496 or
cal 1-772-807-4370 within two
work0ng days of your eeipt of this
Summons/NOce to Appea00 0 f you
are hearing impaired call
1-00955-871. If you ae voT e i0
paired cal 1800,-955-8770, via Foi-
da Relay SEice.
LAW OFFICES OF
DAVID J. STERN, PA.
900 SOUTH PINE ISLAND ROAD,
SUITE 400,
PLANTATION, FL 333243920
(AB4) 23N81000
32080 ON 0/5,120


I


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
CASE NO; 0M0a313A
US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,
AS TRUSTEE FOR OTIGROUP
MORTGAGE LOAN ;u" TRUST, INC.
FOR ASSET-BACKED PASS-
THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES
2006-WMCI
PLAINTIFF
VS.
RUBEN SILVAS; SONIA SILVAS; ANY
AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY.THROUGH UNDER
AND AGAINST THE HERSIN NAMED
INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS) WHO
ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR
ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN
PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSES HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEESOR OTHER CLAIMANTS;
JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UN-
KNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION.
DEFENDANTS)
NOTICE OF FORECLO.RE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur1-
ant to a Summa Final Judgment of
Foreosuredate 7/6, 20 en-
tered in CIo Case No. 0000313CA
of the Cirit Court of the 19TH Judi-
.al CuIlt In and for OKEECHOBEE
County, Okeechbee, lorid, willd
sell to the highest and best bdder
for -h the Jury As=embly
Room, 2nM MOo 0oke0hbee
County Judicial C20e0, 312 NW 3rd
Steet, OkeechbeeV Flonda, at
11:UR a.m2 on the 26th day of Au-
gUstr 2009 the following descibed
property as set forth in said Sum-
mar Final Judgmnt, to-wit:
LOT 147, FIRST ADDITION TO
OKEECHOREE ESTATES, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 3, PAGE 23, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ALSO
LOT 139, FIRST ADDITION TO
OKEECHOBEE ESTATES, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 3 PAGE 23o PUBLIC
RECORD OF OKFECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA.


- -m

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF TE im JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICION DI00ISION
CASE NO: 2W8-CA-000334
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY,
AS TRUSTEE FOR MORGAN STANLEY LOAN TRUST 21007-1,
PLAINTIFF,
DENNIS E. MCINTOSH, ET AL.,
DEFENDANTS
NOTICE OF ACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE
TO: DENNIS E. MCO TOSH
whose residence is unknown if he/sheey be living; and if he/she y
dead, the unknown defendants who may be spos1, hs, deiBes
granteesen aignees, Knors, editors, tr es, and all parties claiming ar
interest by through under or ainst the Defendants who are not knowr
to be 0dea or aliveand all paRe having or damingto have any right, tl1
t or in th proerrty decided in the mortgage being do0e
herein.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that 1an acn to fore0 a mortgage Rn th
following property:
A PORTION OF SECTION 30, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 35 EAST
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DE
SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS;
COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 30, TOWN
SHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 35 EAS1, RUN THENCE NORTH 0050809" WEST
ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SECTION 30, FOR A DIS
TANCE OF 4127,40 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH AO"9W11 WEST AT0
RIGHT ANGLE FOR A DISTANCE OF 1319.00 FEET FOR POB 1THENCE
CONTINUE SOUTH 18909'1 WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 41. 6 FEET TC
A SHORT RADIUS CURVE, SAID CURVE HAVING FOR ITS ELEMENTS
CENTRAL ANGLE OF 152.100W058 AND A RADIUS OF 75T00 FEET
THENCE RUN ALONG THE CIRCULAR ARC OF SAID CURVE FOR A DIS
TANCE OF 199.2 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE RUN SOUTH 8909'11
WEST FOR A DISTACE OF 14700 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTi
0050'49` WEST AT A RIGHT ANGLE FOR A DISTANCE OF 650,00 FEET
THENCE RUN NORTH 8909'1 EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 330.00 FEE
THENCE RUN SOUTH 00o50'49" EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 615.00 FEES
TO PO.B LYING IN AND COMPRISING A PART OF SECTION 3W TOWN-
SHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 35 EAST, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of 0ou,
tten defn f an, to it on DAVID I STERN, ESQ Paintiffs or
whoe addre Is 900 South Island Road 400, Planttion.,
33324-3920 no Iaer than 30 days from the date of e first pulatien 0
this notice of action, and le the original with the derk of th court pit the
default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in 0he mplalnl
or peltion ied herein.
WITNESS my hand and the 1eal of this Court at OKEECHOBEE Courby
FRoda, ths 23rd day of July, 2009.
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERF
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COUR1
BY. Linda F Younc
DEPUTY CLERN
LAW OFFICES OF DAVID J, STERN
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF
900 SOUTH PINE ISLAND ROAD SUIT 400
PLANTATION, FL 33324-3920
10-5g242(AOSCF)
NU1ICE RE0000IN0 THE 0MEICANS MI Wr DISAIIES GOP l
O1IM accordance with the Americans Wi isabiles Act, per=or
needing a specal tommodetion topartidpate in this proceeding sh1
ntact Court Adminstration later an even days pnor to the p d-
ing at 250 NW Country Club Drie, Port St Luide, FL 349861 or cal
1-772-07-4370 within two wong days of your ceipt of this Surn
mns/Noce to Appea1. If you are hearing Impaired al 1-800-955-8771. Ii
you are voice impaired call 1800-955-8770, via Florida Relay, Service.
328752 ON 7/298/5/09


Any person claiming an interest In
the surplus from the sale, if any
other than the property ower asl
the date of the UI : en s, mus file
a claim within 60 days after the sale.
Dated thas Gun day of July, 200m,
SHARON ROBERTSON
Cerk of the Corcuit Court
By: Linde You
"Deputy Cl
THE LAW OFFICES OF
DAVID 3, STERN, PA,
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF
900 Soul Pi. Island Road,
Sulte 400
Plantation, FL 33324-3920
(954) 233-8000
NOIO E REGARDING TE
AMERICANS WITH
DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990
In a rdane with the Amercans
With Disabilities Act, person need-
irn a special acconmmodeaon to pap-
topate in this preceding shod
ntact Court Administaton no later
than -ee days prior to the pro-
eedfing at 250 NW CountryClub
D de, Port St. Lide, FL 34986 or
ca 1-772-807-4370 within two
workng ayds of your recent of this
Summonsoce toa Appea If y
an heaing Impaired cal
0-810-95-8771. If you are voe Im-
paired call 1-800-955-770, via Fo-
da Relay Servie.
327246 ON 8/5,12/09


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
19TO JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 2009-CA-21S
DIVISION: Civil Division
SOUTHERN HOMESITES, INC.,
A Florida Corperaon
Plandtff
PAULA M. SPENCE
Defendant

PURSUANT TO CHAPR
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN puu-
ant to an Order of Final Judgment of
Forecsure dated 7/7/2009, and en-
tered in Case No. 2009 CA 215 of
the Circuit Court in and for OKEE-
CHOBEE County, Horda wherein
SOUTHERN HOMESITES, INC., A
Forida Co nation is the Maintiff,
and PAULA M. SPENCE is the Defen-
dent, I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for ash in the Jur1 s-
mnbly Room of the Okhecobee
County Judicial Center, 312 NW
Third Steet, Okeechobee, Flrida at
1o'clckA.M.U onthe 26th day of
August, 2009 the following described
property oas set forth In said Order or
Final Judgment, to lt:
The Wesl 1/2 of the West 1/2
of the N= 112 of the South
1/2 of Tract 27 Section 23
TInAship 34 South Range 33
EWat Okeeo ;e. County Flod-

S-l2334-33-0AO-l027-L0O
DNIOTI
IF THIS PROPERTY IS SOLD AT
PUBLIC AUCTION, THERE MAY BE
ADDITIONAL MONEY FROM THE
SALE AFTER PAYMENT OF PERSON
WHO ARE ENTITLED TO BE PAID
FROM THE SALE PROCEEDS PURSU-
ANT TO THIS FINAL JUDGME' T
IF YOU ARE A SUBORDINATE LEIN-
HOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHT TO
FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE
SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM
WITH THE CLERK NO
LATER THAN ED60 DAYS AI-TER THE
SALE IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM
YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO
ANY REMAINING FUNDS.
IF YOU ARE THE PROPERTY OWN-
ER, YOU MAY CLAIM THESE FUNDS
YOURSELF YOU ARE NOT RE-
QAUIRED TO HAVE A LAWYER OR
Y OTHER REPRESENTATION AND
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO ASSIGN
YOUR RIGHTS TO ANYONE ELSE IN
ORDER
FOR YOU TO CLAIM ANY MONEY TO
WHICH YOU ARE ENTITLED, PLEASE
CHECK WITH THE CLERK OF THE
COURT, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY U-
DICIAL CENTER, 312 NW. THIRD
STREET OKEECHOBEE, FDID*
WITHIN TEN (10) DAYS AFTER T
SALE TO SEE IF HERE IS ADDI-
TIONAL MONEY FROM THE FORE-
CLOSURE SALE THAT THE CLERK
HAS IN THE REGISTRY OF THE
COUUR.
Dated at Oksehebee, Oseecho-
bee County, Fonda this 10th day of
July 2009.
SHARON ROBERTSON
CLERK OF THE COURT
BY: Urna l You
Deputy Cler
KENNETH M. JONES
Moody, Jones, Ingino
SMorehend, A.
1333 S, Universly Drive, #201
Plantation FL 33324
(954) 473-6605
327586 ON 8/5,12/09


Community Events


IN THE CIRCUIT COUROF THE
19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
COUNTY, FLORIDA
SOUTHERN HOMESITES, INC,
A Florida Corpation

KURT PUGHSLEY AND JACIDE
PUGHSLEY
Defendants

PURSUANT O CHAPTR 4AS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
sunt to a Order of Finl Judent
of Foreclosure dated 7/7, 2009, and
entered in Case No. 2009 CA 216 of
the Cruit Court in and for OKEE-
HOBEE County, Horida wheran
SOUTHERN NOMESITES, n, A
Florida Corporation is the Plainff
and KURT PUGHSLEY AND JACKI
PUGHSLEY a- the Defendants, I wll
l to the highest and best bide
for sh in the Ju 0Assemy Room
of the Oke hobee County Judicial
Center 312 NW Third Street, Oke-
hobee, Florida at 11 o'ck A.M.
on the 26th day of August, 2009
A.M., 2009 the falling d2 sbdI
property as set forth In said Order or
Final Judgrent, to wt:
The West 1/2 of the West 1/2
of the North 1/2 of the North
1/2 of Tract 14, Se=In 11
Township 34 South RIEne 3I
Eat according to the plat
thereof as recorded in Flat
Book 4, PagW 3 A-D edlusidve
of the public rerds of Okeen
4dobee County, 0o4da.


IF THIS PROPERTY IS SOLD AT
PUBLIC AUCTION, THERE MAY BE
ADDITIONAL MONEY FROM THE
SALE AFTER PAYMENT OF PERSONS
WHO ARE ENTITLED TO BE PAID
FROM THE SALE PROCEEDS PURSU-
ANT TOTHIS FINAL JUDGMENT
IF YOU ARE A SUBORDINATE LEIN-
HOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHT TO
FUNDS REMAINING AF1ER THE
SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM
WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN
6O DAYS AFTER THE SALE IF YOU
FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL
NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAIN-
ING FUNDS.
IF YOU ARE THE PROPERTY OWN-
ER, YOU MAY CLAIM THESE FUNDS
YOURSELF YOU ARE NOT RE-
QUIRED TO HAVE A LAWYER OR
ANY OTHER REPRESENTATION AND
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO ASSIGN
YOUR RIGHTS TO ANYONE ELSE IN
ORDER
FOR YOU TO CLAIM ANY MONEY TO
WHICH YOU ARE ENTITLED. PLEASE
CHECK WITH THE CLERK OF THE
COURT, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY JU-
DICIAL CENTER 312 NW. THIRD
STREET, OREEHOBEE, FLORIDA,
WITHIN TEN (10) DAYS AFTER THE
SALE TO SEE IF THERE IS ADD[-
TIONAL MONEY FROM THE FORE-
CLOSURE SALE THAT THE CLERK
HAS IN THE REGISTRY OF THE
COURT
Dated at Okeechobee, Okeedro-
bee COUnty, Rorida this 10th day of
July, 2 o09.
SHARON ROBERTSON
CLERK OF THE COURT
BY: Unda F. You
KENNETH M. JONES
Moody Jones Ingino
& Mohead, A.
1333 S. University Drive, #201
Plantation, FL 33324
(99S) 473-0605
327588 ON 8/ 5,12 /09


Fundraiser to help

Christiansen family
On Friday, Aug. 7 from 11
a.m. to 8 p.m. Golden Corral
will host a "celebrity server"
fundraiser to help the family of
Roberta Christiansen with the fu-
neral expenses. Mrs. Christians-
en, a Golden Corral employee,
was murdered in her home on
July 29. On Friday, there will be
a special section set in the res-
taurant set aside, decorated with
photos of "Bobbie." All tips col-
lected in that section will be do-
nated to the Christiansen family.


Main Street plans

mixer
The next Main Street Mix-
er will be hosted by Mike's
Okeechobee Guns and Chloe's
Closet on Tuesday, Aug. 11,
starting at 5 p.m. Wear your best
survival gear and beach your
boat at Chloe's, 123 SW Park
Street. BYOBC (bring your own
beach chair) optional! There
will be live music, refreshments,
door prizes and our Mega 50-50!
It's rumored that there will be a
few Main Street Members afloat
the birthday boat, can you figure
out who they are? Join us if you
dare!


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Health and Safety

classes open

The Okeechobee Service
Center of the American Red
Cross will be holding the follow-
ing Health & Safety classes in
August:
Wednesday, Aug. 5 Infant/
Child CPR/AED at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 12 First
Aid Basics at 6 p.m.
a Wednesday, Aug. 19 Adult
CPR/AED at 6 p.m.
All classes are held at their
Service Center, located at 323
N. Parrott Ave. To register, or for
more information call 863-763-
2488.


Hospice hosts 'Back

to School' Yard Sale
Hospice of Okeechobee, 411
S.E. Fourth Street) will hold a
yard sale on Thursday, Aug. 6,
8 a.m.-1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 7, 8
a.m.-1 p.m. and Saturday, Aug.
8, from 8 a.m.-noon. All new
items, including lots of back to
school clothing, offered at rea-
sonable prices. Funds raised will
benefit patient care, including
services at The Hamrick Home.
For information call 863-467-
2321.




Okeechobee News


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
NINETEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
F.ORIDA
I NO. 200S-CA-2S1
AVELO MORTGAGE, LLC,
Plaintif,
DONALD L. WOLIARD; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF DONALD L POLLARD;
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIEi
CLAIMJING BY, THROUGH, UNDER,
AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED
INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS) WHO
ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE WHAD OR
ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN
PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISES,
GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS
ADVANCED MINERALS INC AS
TRUSTEE UNDER THE ROVIIONS
OF A TRUST AGREEMENT DATED
MAY 1, 2008; MORTGAGE EEC-
TRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS,
INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT#1 IN
POEION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY,; UNKNOWN TENSAN#
IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
Deenants


NOTICE IS BEREBY GIVEN pUr-
suant to a Final Judgment of Fore-
clos u, dated July 6 2009, and
entered In Case No. 28A-281, of
the urcut Court of the Nineteenth
Judicial Ca-it in and for OREECHO-
BEE County, oda.. AVELO MORT-
GAGE, LLC, is Painff and DONALD
L, POLLARD; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF DONALD L. WOLLARD; AD-
VANCED MINERALS, INC, AS TRUS-
TEE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF A
TRUST AGREEMENT DATED MAY 1,
2008; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC
REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., are
defendants I wll sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash in the Jury
AssW b` Room, 2nd FLHoo, Ok-
chobee County Judicia Center, 312
NW 3rd St, Okeectobee, FL 34972
at ILAM on the 190h day of August,
the following described property as
setfoth in saod Final Judgment, to
wit:
LOT 16, ECHO ESTATES, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK S, PAGE 46, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEE-
CHOBEE COUNTY FLORIDA.
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERI-
CANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF
1990; In Accordance wft, the Amer,
4 With DiabiitiesI Ad, person
needing a spedal a =mmdafion to
pardpate In this proceeding should
co00act Court Administraon no later
than sven dMs poor to the pro-
ceedi at I W Cou. Its
Drive, Port St, Lude, Florida 34936,
1.77.807.4370 within two working
days of your eeipt of this NOTICE:
IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED
CALL 1.800.955,87714 IF YOU ARE
VOICE IMPAIRD CALL
1.800.95E.8770.
Dated ths 9th day of July, 2009.
SHARON ROBERTSON
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
BY: Linda P Youn0
As Deputy ClerO
Van Ness Law R, PA.
1239 E. Newport Center Drive
Suite #110
Deefleld Beach, loida 33442
Phone 954 571-2031
Fax (954) 571-2033
An, perndamno n I nterest In
the surpls ftrom sae le, If any
other than the proper owner as o
the date of the US Pendens must file
a daim withn 60 days after the s le.
329626 ON 8/5,12/09

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
NINETEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUtIT IN AND FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 47-2W8-CA000539
CITEBANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR
THE HOLDERS OF STRUCT6RED
ASSET MORTGAGE INVESTMENTS
II INC., BEAR STEARNS ALT-A
TRUST, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH
CERTIFICATES SERIES 2006-4,
0DANIELEARDON A/IOA DANIEL E.
RADOMF at Al
Defendant(s).
NOREC OF SUREHEULE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pu-
ant to anOrder Resdeeduling Fore-
closure Sale dated July 13 2009
and entered in Case NO. 47-2000-
CA-000539 of the rcuit Court of
the NINETEENTH Judicial Crcut in
and for OKEECHOBEE County Flori-
da wherein CTIBANK, NM AS
TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDER OF
STRUCTURED ASSET MORTGAGE
INVESTMENTS II INC. BEAR
STEARNS ALT-A TRUST, MORTGAGE
PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SE-
RIES 2006-4, is the Paintiff and
DANIEL REARDON A/KOJA DANIEL E.
REARDON CATHERINE REARDON
A0K/A CATHERINE L REARDON;
GUENTER GOERTZ" TENANT #10
TENANT #2; TENANT #3; TENAV


#4 ar e ItDefendan, I wi sell to
the highest and best bidde for cash
at JURY 0SSE0BLY ROOM, 2ND
FLOOR, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY JU-
DICIAL CENTER 312 NW, 3RD
STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA
34972 at 11OAM, on the 26th day
of August6 2009, the following d1
.HO IdTE
F Lnrad uL m inent r
LOT2, GREEN ILLS, ACCORD-
INGTO THE PLAT THEREOF
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,
PAGE 94, PUBLIC RECORDS OF
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORI-
DA.

A/K/A 5851 SE 128TH AVENUE,
OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972
amwy or pel asin L an interest in
the srpls from the sale, if anym
other than the property ownr as of

of this CoUrt on Jus 13, 2009.
th10,00e P1aPt 0 6000000 o

a h~ thn dndt E)dsatrsn

00thsCorto ATOP C13, 2 09 60
ceak of the Circuit Court
By: Linda I Youn
Deputy Ch
orda Default Law Group, PL.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Horoida 33622-5018
FO80714S4
327557 ON 8/5,12/09


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
NIETEENTH JUDICIAL
CICIURCT "I AND FOR
OREECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO. 2008-CA-671
FIRST BANK OF INDIANTOWN,
Plainiff
WKEECHOBEE ABSTRACT B TITLE
INSURANCE, INC." TIOMAS W.
BARBER; SUJSAN BAR BER; JOHN
DOE UNKNOWN TEMNAN, AoND
JANE DOE, UNKNOWN TENANT,
Defendants.
NOIC O FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pur
suant to a Final Judgment of Fore-
closure dated Marc 2, 2009, and
entered in Case No. 00 8-CA-671
In the Circuit Court of the 19th Ju-
dicial Circuit In and for Okeecho-
bee County, orida wherein First
Bank of Indlantown is Plaintiff and
Okeecho bee Abstranct & Tle Ins-
ance, InN, 10mas W. Barber,6
Susan Barbe R John Doe and JaI
Doe a. the Defendants, I will s11
to the highest and best bidder for
cash at the Jury Assembly room,
2nd Flor, Okeechobee County, u3-
dical Center, 312 NW 3rd SVeet
Okeechobee, FL 34972 at 11:0
am on the 19h day of August,
200O9, the following de`rbed
pBOrd rt Okeechobee County,
Florich:
LOT 3, BLOCK 4, BET-HER
ACRES, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3 PAGE 1 PUB-R
LIC RECORD OF OKEECHO-
BEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
Anypersn damning an interest In
the surplus from the sale, If any,
other than the property owner as
of the date of the lis pendens must
flea caim within 60 days after the
Dted this 11th day of May, 2009,

SHARON ROBERTSON, CLEK
Clerk of the 5rcuit Court
By: /S/ Sand L. Croh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING TWE AMERI-
CANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF
1990
In rdane with the Aericans
With tsbiles OW, 60pe0ns -ding
a spedal accommnodation to par0ci-
"` in this proceeding should con-
tad Court Administra=on no later
than seven da0s pror to the pro-
ceeding at 200 NW Counthr nlub
Drive, foPot St. LUCte, FL 34986 or call
1-772-807-4370 within two 01rking
days of your receipt of this Sum-
mons/Notce to Appear Ifyou are
hearing impaired all 1-000-955-
0mnjp ViiHT 500 5-00 On
877. If you are Ie impaired an l
1-800-955-8770, via Florda Relay
Service,
321085 ON 07/29;08/05/09

Find it faster Sell it sooner
in the dasSifieds


It's never too late to find
the perfect gift. Look
for it in the classifieds.


Earn some extra cash.
Sell your used items
in the classified


IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND
FOR OREECOMEe COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO. 2008-'C-N2
CATHERINE P. CHESTER,

YVON PREMEUS and
ODETTE PREMEUS,
Defendants,
CLERK0S0NOTCEEUF LE

NOTICE IS GIVEN that ind a -
dan with the Default ia l Judg-
00000 OPAO 0100
meant of Foreclosure dated 7/6/2009
in the above-styled cause, I will sell
to the highest and bet bidder for
cash In the Jury A0embly Room 2N d
flor, at the Oe o e County u1-
dicial Cente 312 NW Third Street,
Okeechobees oiLda at 11 am A
August 19, 009, the following prop-
erty:
The East 1/2 of the Wet 1/2
of the South 1/2 of the South
1/2 of 5act 26, Section 10
Township 34 S4outh, Range 3
East, aUrding to the plat
Thereof record ed in Pat Book
0404 A 0hIN 0 D India
cho6 County, Florida. (1.25
aches) (aka Lot N)
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE IF ANY OTHER THAN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE
DATE OF THE MS PENDENS MUST
FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AF-
TER THE SALE.
Dated: July 13,2009.
SHARON ROBERTSON
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: Linda I Young
Deputy Clerk
I CERTIFY that a true and irrecd
cpy of the foegog Note of Sale
under f.. Chapter 45 has been fur-
nshed by Unied Stes Mal on11
7/8/09 to each of the following:
Odete Premes, 59415 NW Dowell
Court, FOW St Lucle, Flonda, 3986,
00on 0re0eus, 5945 NW Dowell
Cout, ort St. LUcIe, Rlonda, 4986
and Ryon M. McCabe, Esquire,
McCabe Rabin, PA,, 1601 F0n
0e Suite 301, West Palm Beach,
Fora 33001, 0t0 0ys f6r Cathe-
rne P Chestr, 13925 Orange
Boule0rd, West Palm. Beach, Rori
da 33412.
Linda Young
Court Clerk
39629 ON 8/5,12/09

NOTIC OF FORECOSUE

SALE 0000$RBYCERDK OF
Nobce is hereby m ien that the un-
designed SHA0 RON ROBERTSON,
Cerk of the Circuit Court of Okee-
hoee County0, Florida, will on the
19th dayof August 2009, at 11:00
A0M, at the Okec Cob ounty Ju-
dicial Center, 312 Northwest 3rd
Street, Jury Ass1emb Room Second
Flor, OkeBchobR orida 4972, in
the City of Okeechob, oer for
Sale and sell at pubCi outcry to the
highest and best bdde r fr bsh, the
folwing denbed property sit uaed
1010 %1011 6 BOOR 0000
inOkee01 County0 00 o00d0 to-
wit;
LOT 20, TREASURE ISLAND,
UNIT 10, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK N PAGE 22, PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF OEECHO-
BEE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
TOGETHER WITH A 1979 NOBI
DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME
BEARING IDENTIFICATION
NUMBERS N10789A AND
NIGNABI AND TITLE NUM-
BERS 166179817 AND
1661799
pursuant to the final decree of fare-
dosure entered in a case pending in
said Court, the style of which is:

JAMES H. JACOKSON and
JUDIR M, JACKSON, his wife,
.pantifs,
THOR ARNOLD,
Defendant
and the docket number of which is:

ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTER-
EST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE
SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE





1000I 0. M&015O1EPA~
TROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE
DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST
FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AF-
TER THE SALE.
WITNESS my hand and the offidal
seal of sai Courtn this M7th day of
July, 2009.
SHARON ROBERTSON, Clerk
of the Circuit Court of
Okeehobee County, Florida
BY: Linda Young
DEPUTY CLERK
Law Office of Cassets & MUCall
John D. COssels, J Esquire
Oe e Florida 34973
327867 ON 7/29;8/5/09


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND
FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY
CASE NO. 08O0S24CA
SUNTRUST BANK D/B/A SUNTRUST
MORTGAGE, INC.,
Plaintiff,
DAMARIS CASANOVA; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF DAMARISCASANOVA;
JACOBO GONZALEZ; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF JACOBO GONZALEZ;
BRIDLENODD RANCHES HOME-
OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UN-
KNOWN TENANT 0 E ; UNKNOWN
TENANT #02,
Defendants,
0NOICE OF RE010SURE 0 SLE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pu% -
ant to a Rnal Jud"'I nt of Foecl-
sure dated 6/26/2009, and entered
in Case No. 08000524A, of the 0-
cuit Court of the Nineteenth Judicial
Ciruit In and for Okeechobee
County, Florida, wherein SUNTRUST
BANK 6/B3A SUNTRUST MORTGAGE,
INC. is a Plaintiff and DAMARIS
CASANOVA; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
DAMARIS CASANOVA; JACOO6
GONZALEZ" UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
JACOBO ON0LEZ; BRIDULEWOOD
RANCHES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIA-
TION, INC. UNKNOWN TENANT #
1; UNKNOWN TENANT # 2 a the
Defondants I will sell to Whe highest
and best bidder for cash at Okeeche-
bee Conty Jud1al Center, Juy As-
sebMy Room 2nd 0 r, 312 NW.
3rd St., Okeeobee, FL, at 11:00
AM oRn August 12 2009, the follow-
Mi described property as set fodth in
said Final Judgmet, to wit:
PARCEL 5, BRIDLEWOOD
RANCHES, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF RECORD-
ED IN RPLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 34,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEE-
CHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
Any dersen aiming an interest in
the srplus from the sle, if any0
other than the property owner as or
the date of the is pendens must file
a claim within 60 days after the sale.
SHARON ROBERTSON
As Clerk of the Court
By: Linda F. You
Deputy Cl2
Dated this 10th day of Ju, 009,

If You arm a Merson wifth disability
who needs any accommodaton in
order to Fwdate d h.1hsp__d-
ing, you a entitled, at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain assis-
,tance. Pease contact Court Adtinis-
trator at 250 NW Country Oub Drive,
Port St. Lude, FL 3490 Tel.:
1772) 807-4370 whin two 0 20 work-
ing days of yur receipt of the NO-
TICE OF ACTION; If you are hearing
or voice impaired, Call
1000 955-0771 THIS IS NOT A
OURT INFORMATION LINE
Ben-Ezra & Kan, P.A,
Attorneys for Mainrff
2901 St iing o Smi. I
Fort Laderdale, looid, 33312
Telephone; 30 5 770100
7: 0300) 6L3-2290
327548 ON 7/22,29; /ES09

1EGAL ADVERTSMENT

The Workfoe Developent Board
of the Treasure Coast Regin 20
and the The Treasure Coast Work-
force COnsortium announces a pubi
meeting to which all peon ar in-
ved to partcipate:
Daae& Tm: MondaY,
August 0 2009-10:30 am.
Place: St Lude County
Annex Buildn
Adminlstrator Conference Room
2300 virginia Avenue 3rd Floor
Fort Pierce, Ft 34981
UR0E0 To appTo nt persons to
serve on the Treasure Coast Work-
f010 Develpment Board DO,
W and to discuss
mamtrs concerning the Workhorce
Investment Act AAmercan Reove
a40 Ri0060060 Ad o& 2g09e
eral Stimulus Funding),Work~force
Employment Opportunities, the Wel-
fare Transition P mm o0 Strp
Caer Centers and the Workforce
Development Board. A copy of the
agenda may be obtained by contact-
ing:
Workore Development Board
of the Treasure Coast
E584 NW Unir y Blvd. Suite 100
Port 5S Lude0 FL 349 0 1

Phone: 772/335 3030
Should any pe n wish to appeal
any dedson made by the Treasure
Coast Workforce COnsortium with re-
et to any matter Ansdered at
the abov referenced meeting, they
will need to ensure a vethatim re-
ording of the proedings is ade,
which red inaudes the testimony
and evidence upon which the appeal
is based, in 00 order to provide a record
for judicial revie.
329369 ON 8/5/09


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
NINETEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
OREECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO. 01-000644-CA
US. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO
WACHOVIA BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE
FOR GSMPS 2005-RP3
aintiff,
ADAN OROZCO; ESTE'I OROZCO;
MARIA R, OROZCO; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF MARIA R. OROZCO; and
all unknown parts aiming by,
through, under or against the herein
named Defendants, who are not
known to be dead or aive, w0ethr
said unknown parties caim as heirs,
devises, grantees, asigneeso ien-
o01, creditors, tsteN, spouse, or
other claimants; TENANT #1 and/o
TENANT #2, the part intended to
account for the pers or persons in
posssson
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SAME
Notice is hereby given that, pursu-
ant to the Final 1 1ud0ment of Forec
cause, I will 11 the property st-
60 0 109, 0009, m_ 1,
ed in OKEECHOBEE County, 9or-
da, described as;
LOT 20 AND THE EAST 1/2 OF
LOT 19, BLOCK 43, OKEECHO-
BEE P4AR, ACCORDING TO
THE PLOT THEREOF, RECORD-
ED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 28,
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
OKERCHOBEER COUNM, P4000-
DA.
a/k/a 2671 NW th Street,
Okeechobee, Floda 34972
at public sale, to the highest and
best bWider, for cash, in the Jure As-
b5 Room on the Second FeR0 of
the Okee bee Judicial ente, lo-
cated at 312 NW 3RD STREET, Flr-
d0a,Fld, at 11 o'clock a.m., on
August 26,2009.
Any person dalmIng an Interest In
the surplus from the sale, f any
Voler t~han the,` proet ~ as
the date of the ls pends F must file
a claim whin 60 days after the sale.
Dated at Okeechobee, Florda, this
dayof
Sharon Robertson
Clerk of the Ciruit Court
By: Unda F You
Deputy Clerk
Dglal C. Zahm, PA.
8820 U.S. Hwy 19 N, #212
Oearwater, FL 33764
17271 539-4911 0 ne /
727 139-1090
IN ACCORDANCE W1H THE
AMERICANS WITH
DISABILrITES ACT, PERSONS
WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING A
SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO
PARTICIPATE IN TIS PRO-
CEEDING SHOULD CONTACT
COURT ADMINISTRATION NOT
LATER THAN SEVEN DAYS
PRIOR MO THE PROCEEDINGS
AT 250 NW Country Club DrI
Port St LUe, FL, 34972 OR Call
1-7T2-8OT-4370 within two
workigda of yor receip of
the NOTIC, IF YU ARE NHEAR-
ING 4IMPAIRED CALL OR
1-800-955-8771 (TDD; IF YOU
ARE VOICE IMPAIRED
1-8O00-G955-8770 (V); VIA RELAY
SERVICE.
327239 ON 8/5,12/09


PUBLICENOTICEE
The Okeechobee County Board of
County Commis.o..es will hold
Budget Workshop on Monday, AU
gust1, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. in th
elth Department Auditorium,
1728 NW 9th Aven, Okeeho-
bee, 0orida.

Any en deiding to appa
any deison made by the ard
of County Commissioners with re-
sec to any matter clsdered at
s HYeeng wIll need a erd of
the proceedings, and that, fr
such purposes, he or she wll
nreadt 000000hat 010r60n
reord of suh proceedings I
10de, whi0h rcord shall indude
the tesrony, and evidence upan
which the appeal is to be based.
In accordance with the Ameancans
with Disbiiti0 Act ADA) and
F0nda Statute 2861.26 pe=
wiih disahbitifes needing speda
acommodation to particpate Jr
this proeeding should cotac
Paula Poskon later th,11,an t
(2) working days pror to the proof
ceding at 863-763-2131, ext.
2111 or 7634559. If you ar
hearing or voce impaired, cal
TOD 1 00-222-344B (voice) or
-M-4417-5620 (TTY).
Cif Betis Jr., Chalrman
Board of County Co0mmsoners
Sharon Robertson, Clerk
Board of County Commisoners
329625 ON 8/5/09


Crash

Continued From Page 1

Funeral services for the three
Okeechobee men will be held
Friday, Aug. 7, at the Okeecho-
bee County Agri-Civic Center
starting at 9:30 a.m.
According to an FHP report
by Trooper Corporal Quentin
Mills, the young men were in a
2006 Chevrolet 3500 pickup that
was northbound on U.S. 1. The
trooper's report states that the
white pickup crossed the center
line and collided with a south-
bound 2005 Mack tractor-trailer
just south of the Seven Mile
Bridge.
The tractor-trailer-driven by
Dominick Fred Vaccaro, 57, of
Lake Worth-sustained an esti-
mated $50,000 in damages, the
report said. Mr. Vaccaro suffered
only minor injuries.
Lt. Santangelo said the Chev-
rolet pickup was totaled.


The highway was closed for
over four hours.
The FHP lieutenant said the
accident is still under investiga-
tion.
Funeral services for all three
have been entrusted to Buxton
Funeral Home. Visitation will be
from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the
funeral home. Funeral services
will be Friday morning at the
Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center.
Entrance to the Agri-Civic Cen-
ter will be from State Road 710
only. The Agri-Civic Center gates
will be open no later than 8:30
a.m. Funeral services will start at
9:30 a.m. Following the funeral,
there will be a procession with
committal services to follow at
Evergreen Cemetery.


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Fire damages

vehicle and RV
By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Four units and seven Okeechobee Coun-
ty firemen and volunteers put out a 1993
Chrysler sedan and an RV parked next to it
at 4369 SE 29th Court.
The fire report from paramedic Josh
Borgstrom said the vehicle was fully involved
when firemen arrived just before 4 p.m. The
fire spread to a 1976 Dodge Executive parked
in the same driveway, he stated.
The owner noted he had been perform-
ing maintenance on the vehicle earlier in the
day. He heard a loud boom and ran outside
and saw the vehicle on fire, the report add-
ed.
The estimate of damage was placed at
$5,000. There were no injuries.
The vehicle was owned by Eleanora Al-
exander. Approximately 500 gallons of wa
ter was used to put out the flames.

Firefighters

collect school

supplies

By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Members of Okeechobee County Profes-
sional Firefighters and Paramedics Local 2918
will hold a number of events in August that
will benefit the community, President Chris
Douglas said.
The group will hold their first school supply
drive fundraiser this Friday, Saturday and Sun-
day at the Wal-Mart Shopping Center.
The group will collect school supplies for
the areas youth for dispersal by My Aunt's
House.
The group will collect on Friday from 4 to
8 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on
Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
"The goal is simple, fill the ambulance for
our local kids," Douglas added.
For more information on this event please
call 863-801-5812.
All donations of cash or supplies, will be
accepted.
"Wal-Mart has worked well with us, they
have been very good to us," he added.
Also this month a group of firefighters will
partner with the Okeechobee Kiwanis Club to
make repairs and improvements to the gazebo
in Flagler Park.
The group plans to paint the gazebo, im-
prove the lighting, and repair the roof.
Also firemen plan their annual effort to
help the Muscular Dystrophy Association. In-
stead of collecting in the roadway at Wal-Mart
and the main intersection, firemen will set up
tables at various stores in town and collect do-
nations.
A firefighter, Karl Holtkamp, was seriously
injured last August, when he was hit by a ve-
hicle while collecting donations at the main
intersection.
Details on the fundraiser will be released
later this month.
Holtkamp said they plan to collect dona-
tions the weekends of Aug. 22 and 29.




Okeechobee News


Men's Softball
The Spring '09 softball season ended this week. The champs in the Men's
Rec 1 Division is Thundercross MX Park and includes: Left to right- Greg
Striebel, Jimbo Kemp, Gary Box, Stephen Rathbun, Tim Conrad, Troy Con-
rad, LA Fipps, Josh Bryner, Eric, Lawrence Fipps.

Community Brief

Local organization holds school supplies and donations of funds to
purchase supplies are great appreciated.
school supply drive The organization is working with local bar-
H.O.P.E. (Helpin Okeechobee People bers who will donate free haircuts for local
H.OmbrP.E. (Helporganing Okeechotee People kids in need. Donations can be dropped off
Embrace) organization is collecting items at Maximum Tanning, 609 W South Park
for local children in need for back to school. Street. They are open seven days a week.
H.O.P.E. is asking local residents to clean Please call Stephani Cannon for questions
out their closets of clean, well-cared for, or concerns about the supply drive at: 863-
unwanted clothes for school aged children 634-9916. All donations for the drive must be
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Women's Champs
Champs in the Women's Division of the '09 Spring softball season is the
team from John's Towing and includes: Back row-Mary Huff, Lauren Throop,
Ellie Suarez, Helen Platt, Heather Stillions, Tuffy Front Row- Gina Davis, Kim
Hargraves, Kristy Crawford, Sheena Hickman. Other championship teams
from the league included the Men's E Division Champions from J-Wayco
Boyz and the Co-Ed Division from Communities in Schools/Police Athletic
League.


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