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ol. No. 102
Vol. 100 No. 102


SEECHOBEE EWS


Wednesday, August 26, 2009


"Houdini" found with
shank in jail ... Page 8

Index
C lassifieds...................... ........ 11-15
Community Events ........ .................... 6
O bituaries ................. ......................... 6
O pinion ....................................... 5
Speak Out ................................ ..... 4
S po rts .............................................. 16
W eather ............................................. 5
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County balances budget
By Pete Gawda the meeting reconvened. Not only newspaper reporter was the only Bonner had devised an apportion-
Okeechobee News was the budget balanced, it gave person in the audience. In con- ment system whereby each con-
What a difference a 15 min- the citizens a tax break, trast a large crowd of interested stitutional officer was asked to cut
ute break makes! After about However, plans for a new citizens gathered for Tuesday's a certain amount from their bud-
two hours of wrestling with the Emergency Operations Center discussions, get. The budget deficit was appor-
budget Tuesday afternoon, Aug. (EOC) will be delayed for a year. The debate's first two hours tioned among the commissioners
25, Okeechobee County Commis- As details were explained, all centered on whether the county's and the c onstitutional officers.
sioners took a break. At that time parties involved seemed to be sat priority should be building a build- However, tak his apo rtionme any
the proposed budget for fiscal year isfied. That was quite a contrast to ing or paying salaries cuts constitutional officers made
2009/10 was $364,615 in the hole. the first two hours which were of- In a very unusual budget year it before submitting their proposed
"We are at a balanced bud- ten marked by spirited debate, seems the numbers change every budget.
get," County Administrator Lyn- In years past, there were many day.
don Bonner announced when budget workshops when one County Administrator Lyndon See Budget Page 2


Okeechobee News/Eric Kopp
Gang Free Motorcycle Rally held
Motorcyclists from around the area enthusiastically took part in the third annual Gang Free
Okeechobee Motorcycle Rally held Saturday, Aug. 22. The day began with a poker run that
ended at VFW Post #10539 on U.S. 441 S.E. Following the poker run, an auction was held at
the VFW Post. The one-day event raised $2,225. The bulk of that money will be used to fund


Judge

denies

bond

request
Circuit judge says man is
danger to the community
By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
An accused child molester who
appeared in cir
cult court Tues-
day to ask that his
$300,000 bond be
reduced found lit-
tle empathy from
Judge Lawrence
Mirman.ir
The judge
sternly denied the Earl Lamar
request by Earl Boyette
Lamar Boyette, 69, who is charged
with two counts of lewd and las-


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Budget
Continued From Page 1
If the EMS assessment is adopted the
county will have to come up with $152,474
to cover the EMS costs in excess of what the
assessment will bring in. Adding the shortfall
and the funds needed for EMS gave a total of
$295,023 to be reconciled.
Mr. Bonner recommended a millage rate
of 7.6530 which would yield a tax decrease
of $69,592. One mil equals 1 dollar in tax-
es for every $1,000 of assessed value. This
leaves an unfunded balance $364,615.
Mr. Bonner suggested that deficit be
made up with a 1.75 percent salary cut. This
would balance the budget with a surplus of
$702.
The largest employer among the consti-
tutional officers, Sheriff Paul May, who had


Judge
Continued From Page 1
civious battery and two counts of lewd and
lascivious molestation.
Boyette, ofa S.R. 710 address in Okeecho-
bee County, was arrested Aug. 13 by Detec-
tive Rosemary Farless of the Okeechobee
County Sheriff's Office (OCSO). The victim
in this case was not threatened with physical
injury, the document added. Instead, Boy-
ette would reportedly buy the victim gifts in
exchange for sex. Detective Farless said Boy-
ette apparently has a fetish for boys who are
in their early teens.


already made all the previous cuts commis-
sioners had suggested, said he would not
cut any more from his budget. Clerk of the
Court Sharon Robertson was also against
pay cuts.
"If push comes to shove, I will reduce my
salaries," asserted Property Appraiser Bill
Sherman.
"1 saw this thing coming and cut my
budget $207,000 and laid off three people
before I ever submitted my budget for this
year." Mr. Sherman said. He claimed to have
cut a larger percentage from his budget than
anyone in the room.
Building the proposed EOC while cutting
salaries was a bone of contention with some
in the audience.
"You are going to balance your budget on
the backs of your employees," stated builder
Mack Whorley. "This is not the time to build
a new house."


Assistant State Attorney Ashley Albright
told Judge Mirman in the Aug. 25 hearing
that Boyette had molested over 200 boys in
the past. He also asked that the bond not be
reduced, and gave letters from the victim's
mother and grandmother to the judge that
asked for Boyette's bond to remain as it is.
Defense attorney Stanley Glenn, of the
Public Defender's Office, asked that his cli-
ent's bond be lowered because Boyette has
ties to the community. He also told Judge
Mirman that Boyette has limited financial
means and has medical problems.
"The charges are extremely disturbing,"
said Judge Mirman. "The weight of the evi-
dence against the defendant is overwhelm-
ing. The number of children he has molested


Terry Burroughs also spoke against build-
ing the EOC at the same time salaries are
cut.
"They'll never understand it," Mr. Sher-
man said.
"I gave you a 9 percent cut," stated Ce-
leste Smith, tax collector. "You asked for an
additional $34,000. I am not in agreement
with taking away from my employees, not
to build a building." She said her employees
are already working with less according to
state standards and she has always had a
conservative budget.
During the break the clerk of the court
was the one who suggested the solution to
the budget dilemma. If the property apprais-
er and the tax collector cut their requested
apportionment and the projected $220,000
in unused funds from this years' budget that
the clerk of the court was returning to the
commissioners were added, it would mean
$69,526 added to the budget. That would be


is equal to a school house full."
In answering Mr. Glenn's argument, Judge
Mirman said Boyette's ties to the community
"are very insignificant" and that his claim to
be suffering from dementia is "malingering."
The judge also spoke of Boyette's previous
arrests on molestation charges, even though
he has never been convicted on any of those
charges. That record includes: two arrests in
1973 on sexual assault charges; a 1976 ar-
rest on charges of child fondling and sexual
assault; two 1998 arrests in Okeechobee
County on charges of child fondling; two lo-
cal arrests in 1998 on charges of lewd and
lascivious assault on a child; and, his 2007
arrest in Miami Springs on a charge of lewd
and lascivious assault. Boyette's only convic-


Okeechobee News


tion came in 1999 when he was found guilty
of aggravated battery. Judge Mirman, who
also signed the warrant calling for Boyette's
Aug. 13 arrest, said the young victim is intim-
idated by Boyette and fears his release. "The
nature of his danger to the community is the
greatest concern," Judge Mirman stated.

Correction
The School Information Guide, which
was inserted in the Wednesday, Aug. 19,
edition of this newspaper, contained an er-
ror. On page 37, the Free and Reduced Price
Meal chart is labeled as for the "2007-2008"
school year. It is in fact the correct chart for
the 2009-2010 school year.


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August 26, 2009
just about a wash with the $69,592 deficit
that would be brought in from ad valorem
taxes.
So everyone should be happy. The tax
payers will pay less and there will be no
decrease in county employees salaries. The
consensus of the board was to postpone
construction of the EOC until next year. Staff
will try to get an extension on the deadline
for using the grant awarded for the EOC. The
county funds earmarked for the EOC will be
put back in reserves.
"I think what you presented today was
clear and precise." Commissioner Joey
Hoover told Mr. Bonner.
Mr. Sherman had left the meeting be-
fore the solution was announced. However,
county officials were confident he would go
along with the proposal.
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FBI agent to testify in local


By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
The trial of an Okeechobee man accused
of breaking into a local gun shop will continue
this morning when an agent from the Federal
Bureau of Investigation (FBI) takes the stand.
Houston Michael Suarez, 23, S.W. Second
St., is accused of breaking into Mike's Okeecho-
bee Guns on July 25, 2008. He is charged with
possession of burglary tools,
burglary of a structure and
felony criminal mischief.
In his opening statement
Tuesday Aug. 25, Assistant
State Attorney Don Richard-
son told the six-member jury
that Suarez broke into the
business at 2:56 a.m. and
was caught about six blocks
away by a city police officer. Houston
When Suarez was first Michael
approached by Sergeant Jus- Suarez
tin Bernst, of the Okeecho-
bee City Police Department (OCPD), he "was
very nervous and sweating a lot," the prosecu-
tor told the jury.
During his testimony, Sgt. Bernst said he
and fellow OCPD Officer Jack Boon responded
to the store's alarm. After searching the store
and finding no one inside, Sgt. Bernst began
to canvass the downtown area and saw a man
riding a bicycle. He then performed a traffic


stop because there were no lights on the red
Mongoose bicycle.
The officer went on to testify that when
he searched Suarez he found a large green-
handled slotted screwdriver in the right front
pocket of the man's pants. On the shank of
the screwdriver was a small amount of white
paint-similar to the paint on the door jam
around the gun shop's back door.
When he took Suarez back to the scene, he
said the end of the screwdriver matched marks
left when the door was pried open.
Also found at the crime scene, said Mr.
Richardson, were tracks similar to those left by
a bicycle tire and shoe prints. He told the jury
that the prints were left by someone wearing
Adidas-brand shoes. When Suarez was taken
into custody he was wearing Adidas shoes,
added the prosecutor.
The prosecutor also went on to commend
OCPD Detective Bill Saum for scraping some
paint samples from the door jam and sending
them to be analyzed by the FBI at Quantico,
Va.
Mr. Richardson described his case to the
jury as a "circumstantial case" because there
aren't many eyewitnesses at "three in the
morning at Mike's gun shop."
In his opening statement defense attorney
Stanley Glenn, of the Public Defender's office,
said the case was more than a circumstantial
case.


Arrest Report


The following individuals were arrested
on felony or driving under the influence (DUO)
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).
Brian Anton Senna, 25, N.W. 20th St.,
Okeechobee, was arrested Aug. 21 by Deputy
Javier Gonzalez on felony charges of posses-
sion of a controlled substance (xanax) and pos-
session of a controlled substance (oxycodone).
He was also arrested on misdemeanor charges
of possession of marijuana under 20 grams and
possession of drug paraphernalia. His bond was
set at $11,000.
Jacquelyn Joan Nolan, 29, U.S. 441 S.E.,
Okeechobee, was arrested Aug. 21 by Detective
Susan Morrison on a felony charge of forgery.
She was also arrested on a misdemeanor charge
of petit theft. She was released on her own
recognizance.
William Jeffrey Bennett, 25, S.E. 35th
Terrace, Okeechobee, was arrested Aug. 21 by
Deputy Jonathan Hazy on a Clarke County, Ga.,
warrant charging him with violation of probation -
driving under the influence. He is being held with-
out bond.
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Chad Troutman on Okeechobee County war-
rants charging him with violation of probation -
fleeing and eluding a law enforcement officer and
violation of probation battery on a law enforce-
ment officer, possession of cocaine and resisting
a law enforcement officer with violence. He is be-
ing held without bond on these charges. Harris
was also arrested on charges of giving false in-
formation or identification and resisting a law en-
forcement officer without violence. His bond on
these charges was set at $2,500.
Ricardo Cardenas, 30, N.E. 56th Ave.,
Okeechobee, was arrested Aug. 23 by Deputy
Brian Cross on a charge of possession of co-
caine. His bond was set at $5,000.
William Chavious Lewis, 69, N.E. 13th Way,
Okeechobee, was arrested Aug. 23 by Deputy
Jonathan Hazy on a charge of aggravated bat-
tery. His bond was set at $2,500.
Scott Michael Gabor, 42, S.E. 59th Circle,
Okeechobee, was arrested Aug. 23 by Deputy
Robbie Lamb on a charge of possession of a con-
trolled substance. His bond was set at $20,000.
This column lists arrests and not convictions,
unless otherwise stated. Anyone listed here who
is later found innocent or has had the charges
against them dropped is welcome to inform this
newspaper. The information will be confirmed
and printed.


burglary case
"This is a case of finding a scapegoat," Mr.
Glen told the jury
He agreed that his client was sweating
profusely because it was a hot July night and
Suarez was riding a bicycle. And speaking of
that bicycle, he argued that the tires of the
bike rode by Suarez did not match those left
at the crime scene even though the state had
described them as consistent.
"Consistent is not identical," he said.
Testimony will continue Wednesday morn-
ing with the testimony of FBI Special Agent Dr.
Diana Wright, who specializes in analyzing
paint. She will be queried on the paint scrap-
ings taken by Detective Saum and the paint
sample taken from the screwdriver found on
Suarez.

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OPINION


Public Forum/Speak Out

Speak Out has moved online, where Non profit is a scam. Someone is al-
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topics. What follows is a sampling of you don't usually get much of a paycheck,
some of the discussions currently tak- but there is nothing wrong with non-profits
ing place. Thanks for participating! having paid staff. You can't rely on volun-
teers to do it all and in many cases you need
Taxing churches specialized help such as doctors and nurses,
work like a dog a week Pay taon as well as office help to keep everything or-
I work like a dog all week. Pay tax on ganized. Churches do usually pay their pas-
the gas I use to get to my job. Pay the state tors How else would the pastor buy food,
for a license I put on my vehicle. Pay all my clothing, etc. for his family?
income tax, FICA, sales tax on the truck I As for the calcuation of the fee itself
just bought, property tax on my home, tax it sounds fair. I understand it will be more
on my phone service, and other hidden tax- or less related to the value and size of the
es. Then, as a Christian, I want to help pay re t o ue n ieote
our Pastor a decent salary so he can sup property so quench your crocodilealliga-
port his family. He has a degree in theology tor tears about that. Those megachurches
.-- took him five years that could have been in town with crystal palace architecture,
spent in obtaining an engineering degree, multiple spotless air-conditioned structures,
or in an apprenticeship program, and today landscaped acre upon landscaped acre, and
be a licensed electrician or plumber mak- soaring gold trimmed steeples will pay the
ing much more money than we pay him. most. The humble
He spends at least eight hours each day in little corner chapel
hospital visits, visiting the members that are will pay the least.
old and can no longer attend church, then And yes -- planning,
there are funerals, and a dozen other things training, and having
that he must do. It is not just preaching a equipment stand-
sermon on Sunday morning. So I tithe my ing by for emer-
income 10 percent. We the members of the gency medical re-
churches of this community have built our sponse to potential
churches. We did not ask for a government crowd situations in
"bail out" or ask other friends who are not a church regard-
believers to give of their means to help. And less of how rarely
we wouldn't have accepted a government or often they are needed costs a LOT more
grant if it had been offered. So after all that than preparedness for home emergencies.
you think churches should be taxed. So go And having ladder and pumper equipment
ahead and just try taxing churches, and you to reach and quench lightning fires in stee
will see such an uprising in this community pies is a LOT more expensive than what's
it will make the Battle of Okeechobee look needed for my carport.
like a Sunday school picnic.
I'm disappointed but not surprised County budget
that there is so much anti-church sentiment It's hard to believe that the commission-
expressed on this issue. If some of those o Ishard tokeieeta the co mmissio
who never attend church would go some ershaveaskedall thecounty departmentsto
time, they might see some of the good that dramatically cut their budgets but yet, not
churches are doing in our community. I nev- once have they suggested that the depart-
er thought that right here in America it would ment heads take a cut in pay It seems to me
ever be necessary for anyone to defend the that across the board, the common guys sal
church, but I know that there are those who aries are being slashed by 10-20 percent to
read these items just to find something with accommodate these economic times. Why
which to take issue. Render under to Caesar have the BOCCs not even considered this
what is his and God Bless America. option as part of their budget cuts?


As bad as some people wanted to
get rid of former County Administrator
George Long, the undeniable fact is that
the Okeechobee County Government has
simply gotten worse and worse ever since
he left.
Out with the old, In with the new. All
those government fat cats need a good dose
of reality for once in their career, and stop
trying to tear down the real hard working
people in this country.

Curfew for those under age 17
I am in agreement with a curfew. I have
four teenagers at home and 11 on weekdays
and 12 on weekends, that's a lot later than
I have them coming home now. If it's dark
outside, they have to be in my yard or in my
house. Granted, maybe I am the "old school"
kind of parent, but that's how I was raised
and that's how I will raise my children. Too
many times do parents let the children roam
free. I am still overwhelmed when I go to
the store and see 9 or 10 year old kids rid-
ing their bikes on the sidewalks of Hwy 441.
WHAT? I had people looking after me until
I was at least 13 or 14. Times have definitely
changed, but the parenting should remain
the same no matter what. I cannot sit here
and say that the reason these kids stay in
trouble, break the law, have drug issues, or
join gangs are because of the parents. Partly
maybe, but these children in this day and
age are making their own rules as they come
along. There is not enough punishment for
their actions. It is all about "rehabilitation"
these days. Bologna! Treat them like we
were as kids, ground them from these cell
phones, computers, and the cars they are
driving at 16, and see how that works.

Dogs running loose
I was very glad to see the new Humane
Society actually has the dogs and cats fixed
before they adopt them out. So there is no
chance those animals will add to the un-
wanted pet population. And if you adopt a
kitten or a puppy that is too young for sur-
gery, then you have to give them a cash
deposit and when the animal is old enough
you bring it back, and they take it and have
it fixed, and then when you pick up the now
spayed or neutered pet you get your deposit
back. It seems a very effective way to make
sure all of the animals are spayed or neu-
tered. But we still need a low cost spay and
neuter program to really put a dent in the
unwanted pet population.


Wednesday, August 26, 2009



School has started and kids are waiting
at the bus stops. Do not just open the door
and let the dog out if your yard is not fenced.
Put the dog on a leash and walk him. The
kids at the bus stops do not need to be both-
ered by those dogs running loose. Even if
the dogs are not "bad" they will still jump
up on the kids and frighten them. If a child is
knocked down by a dog and is injured, the
dog's owner could face a lawsuit. Wake up
people. Take responsibility for your dogs.
Keep them in your own yard or walk them
on a leash.

FPL asks for increase
FP&L are returning to court today
to ask for an increase. Now, I don't know
about anyone else, but, my electric bill has
increased in three months by 100 percent.
And nothing has changed. Today they will be
asking for another 31 percent increase. Why
should we as citizens have to pay for the lack
of their customers? Meaning that too many
houses are sitting empty, due to foreclosure,
and we are sitting here in our homes trying
to keep our heads above water. Is everyone
aware that all of our prices have gone up?
I'm not just talking food either here folks. I'm
talking court costs, tag fees for your vehicles,
EMS taxes, when does it stop? I know that
there is wolf in sheep's clothing up there on
the "Hill." I would like to know how long it
is going to take for things to get better.

Social Security
If somebody can't get people back to
work, Social Security will shrink. There are
too few people paying in and too many col-
lecting checks. It's always been part of the
plan for the current workers to pay for the
current recipients. That's what angers so
many. They don't seem to want to take into
account that we took care of the preceding
recipients. It was an okay plan until people
started living longer and the powers that be
put the social security money somewhere
that it didn't belong. Now, the younger
workers, if there are any left, will be lucky if
they live long enough to collect.
Social Security when it originated was
suppose to be put in a locked box fund. This
means it was to be spent for nothing but So-
cial Security and now look at the mess our
government has gotten into. How do they
expect us to trust them with anything?


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Community Calendar


Okeechobee News


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 facilita-
tor. Another group meets in the Okeechobee County
Health Department, 1798 N.W. Ninth Ave., from 5
until 6 p.m. with Irene Luck as the group facilitator.
There is another meeting from 6 until 7 p.m. with
Shirlean Graham as the facilitator. For information,
call 863-763-2893.
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at Sacred Heart
Catholic Church, 701 SW. Sixth St. It will be a closed
discussion.
N.A. meeting at 8 p.m. at the Just For Today
Club of Okeechobee, 101 Fifth Ave. For information
call 863-634-4780.
Bingo at the Buckhead Ridge Moose Lodge.
Food will be served at 5 p.m. and bingo starts at 6
p.m. Public is welcome.

Thursday
The Okeechobee Democratic Party will meet
the last Thursday evening of every month at 7 p.m.
at the Brahma Bull Restaurant meeting room. Join
this exciting movement to change our State and
Country, There are several vacant seats for Precinct
Chair and Vice Chair to be filled. For more informa-
tion contact Steve Cates, Chair of the OCDEC at
863-634-2061 or Michelle Harper, Secretary OCDEC
at 863-634-6397.
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 machine and join in on the
fun. All types of sewing is welcome. For more infor-
mation 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. at the Historical Society Museum on U.S.
98 N. For information call Margaret at 863-467-8020,
or Marie at 863-357-0868.

Letter to the Editor

Pet Rescue says thank you
Thank you, thank you, thank you. We
couldn't have done it without you.
The Humane Society Pet Rescue, Inc.,
held a fundraising car wash. We were wet,
sun burnt and tired, but the response and
generosity for our animals was overwhelm-
rig.
Thank you doesn't seem enough to say
to Greg Giles of "Beef O'Brady's" for allow-
ing us to use their parking lot, their water,
their canopy and especially the offer of a free
appetizer with your meal if you had your ve-
hicle washed.


A.A. Closed big book meeting from 8 p.m. until 9
p.m. at Church of Our Savior, 200 N.W. Third St.
Family History Center meets from 10 a.m. un-
til 1 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day
Saints, 310 S.W. Sixth St. Anyone interested in find-
ing who your ancestors are is welcome to attend. For
information, call Robert Massey at 863-763-6510.
Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee will meet from
noon until 1 p.m. at the American Legion Post 64
501 S.E. Second St. All Kiwanis and the public are
welcome. For information, contact Frank Irby at 863-
357-1639.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 47 will meet from
5 until 6:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 200
N.W. Second St. Please join us or ask questions.
Call Phyllis at 863-467-8636, or Hazel at 863-763-
4920, for information,
Christian Fellowship Prayer group meets at
9:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall at 412 N.W. Sixth St.
For information, call 863-763-5996.
Cowboys for Christ will meet at Dunklin
Memorial, 407 N.W. Third Ave. Everyone is invited.
For information, call Mike Fletcher at 863-357-6257.
Martha's House Inc. sponsors weekly support
groups for women who are, or have been, affected
by domestic violence and abusive relationships. The
support groups meet 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.
Grief Support Group for parents who have lost
a child will meet at 7 p.m. The group will meet at the
Okeechobee Presbyterian Church, 312 N. Parrott
Ave. For information, call Stephanie at 863-763-
2893 days, or 863-467-2480 evenings. If you know
of someone that might need this group, please pass
the word.
Free Adult Basic Education/GED and English
as a second language classes from 7 until 9 p.m.
at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 701 S.W. Sixth St.
Ongoing Caregiver Support Group Hospice of
Okeechobee and the Area Agency on Aging spon-
sor a caregiver support group every Thursday at 2
p.m. Anyone who is caring for an ill family member is



A special thank you to Judy Throop for
organizing the event, and C.J.s Wholesale
for your donation. To the energetic volun-
teers who came together to help us save
the animals, God Bless You. Volunteers and
board members,: Diane Higgins Thrift and
Belinda Forlifer.
Always needing dedicated, energetic vol-
unteers and support, Humane Society Pet
Rescue FL, Inc.
1203 Hwy 98 N. 863-357-1104.


welcome. The group is facilitated by social workers
and provides an opportunity for caregivers to give
one another support, information and ideas. The
meetings are held at Hospice, 411 S.E. Fourth St.
For information, call 863-467-2321.
A.A. meeting will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at
the First 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.
Family History Center meets from 1 until 5 p.m.
at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,
310 S.W. Sixth St. Anyone interested in finding who
your ancestors are is welcome to attend. There is
Census, IGI (International Genealogical Index),
Social Security Death Index and military information
available. For information, call The Family History
Center at 863-763-6510 or Richard Smith at 863-
261-5706 for special 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 informa-
tion, call Monika at 801-3244 or Rocy at 610-0975.


Okeechobee Forecast
Today: Partly cloudy with a high near
90 and a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms after 11 a.m. Winds will be
from the east northeast between 5 and 10
mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy with a low around
73 and a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms before 2 a.m. Winds will be
from the east northeast around 5 mph be-
coming calm.

Extended Forecast
Thursday: Partly cloudy with a high
near 91 and a 40 percent chance of show-
ers and thunderstorms after 11 a.m. Winds
will be calm becoming east between 5 and
10 mph.
Thursday night: Partly cloudy with a
low around 72 and a 20 percent chance of
isolated showers and thunderstorms before
11 p.m. Winds will be from the east south-
east around 5 mph.

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6; Florida Lotto: 5-21-32-33-39-48; Power-
ball: 3-6-20-32-51 PB23 x5. Numbers drawn
Tuesday, Cash 3: 0-8-0; Play 4: 2-2-5-6.


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Shirley, a 6-year-old Boston terrier,
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Elsie Judge-Pollock, 96
OKEECHOBEE Elsie Judge-Pollock, age 96
of Okeechobee, died Aug. 22, 2009, at Rauler-
son Hospital.
Born on Dec. 29, 1913, to
Frank and Edna Tomlins in
Brooklyn, N.Y. The family
moved to Ridgewood, N.J.
She was a graduate of the
Wilson College and Berekely
Secretarial School and the
Richgewood High School
from which
she graduated in 1930. The family
moved to Okeechobee in 1971. She was the
owner and manager of the Journey's End mo-
bile home park. Other involvements included
the American Red Cross, Girl Scouts, Ladies of
the Elks.
Elsie and Fred were well known in the com-
munity for their love and generosity and, after
Mr. Judge's death, Elsie married Carl F. Pollock
in 1986.
Although too many to mention, while in Okee-
chobee, she and Mr. Judge served for many
years as the only Santa and Mrs. Claus until
1980. She became active on the Library Board
of Directors. She was a member of the library
board, was a member of the ABWA Charter
Chapter; served on the Dunklin Rest Home
Board, the Council on Aging and Medical Indi-
gent Services Board and was appointed by Gov-
ernor Bob Gaham as member of the
Okeechobee County Welfare Board. From 1972
until 1982, she was secretary of the Okeechobee
Chamber of Commerce. Until 1997 she was she
worked as a volunteer with the ESOL classes at
the Everglades Elementary School having stud-
ied Spanish at ICC. She received several awards
for these services, as well as the keys to the City
of Okeechobee Ms. Elsie was involved in Com-
munity Theater and contributed financially to
the many educational funds and other organiza-
tions she held dear to her heart.
Elsie is survived by her husband, Carl; daugh-
ters, Judy (Dennis) McChesney of Spartaing,
N.J., and Frederica (Anthony) Mango of Plains-
boro, N.J. She is also survived by her sister,
Dorothy Tomlins and several stepchildren,
grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Elsie Pollock-Judge is certainly a legend in
Okeechobee who will never be forgotten.
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. On line condolences may be made at
wwww.buxtonfuneralhome.com.

Vernon Eugene Rucks, 79
OKEECHOBEE Vernon Eugene Rucks, age
79, of Okeechobee, died Saturday, Aug. 22,
2009, in the West Palm Beach Veterans Hospi-
tal.
Born May 6, 1930, in Albertville, Ala., he had
been a resident of Okeechobee since 1966 and
was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ba-
singer.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years,
Jennie Rucks of Okeechobee; sons, Clay Rucks


(Ann) of Jensen Beach, Wesley Rucks of Okee-
chobee; daughters, Tina Rucks of Okeechobee,
Connie Remaly (Tim) of Hamilton, Ga.; broth-
ers, Ralph Rucks (Marcella) of Okeechobee. Er-
vin Rucks (Mary Ellen) of Okeechobee, Allen
Rucks (Beverly) of Okeechobee; sister, Irene
Stokell of Ft. Lauderdale, and Pauline Rucks of
Lake Wales. In addition he is survived by three
grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.
There will be no public services or visitation.
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, Fl.

Glenn Edward Stoll, 71
OKEECHOBEE Glenn Edward Stoll, age 71,
of Okeechobee, died Wednesday, Aug. 19,
2009, in Ft. Meyers.
Born Nov. 11, 1937, in Newark, Ohio, he had
been a resident of Okeechobee since 1988. He
attended the Ohio State University and was a
member of the Catholic Church and a lifetime
member of Sertoma. In addition he was an avid
golfer, bowler and loved the beach, concerts
and dancing, especially the jitterbug.
He was preceded in death by his first wife,
Diane; father and mother, Edward and Doris
Stoll; stepfather, Raymond Haga; stepmother,
Iva Stoll; and several aunts and uncles.
He is survived by dear friend, caregiver and
companion, Mayor E. Smith of Okeechobee and
her children, Cheryl (Kenny) Birgholtz of Okee-
chobee, Debra Moody of Okeechobee, Clyde
(Lara) Autrey of Crossville, Tenn., Dean (Sher-
rie) Autrey of Sanderson, Texas; sons, Kevin
(Lillie) Stoll of White Hall, Ohio, Craig (Connie)
Stoll of Long Valley, N.J., and Steve Stoll of
Heath, Ohio; sister, Amy (Don) Miller of Albu-
querque, N.M.; grandchildren, Jonathan, Em-
ma, Madeline, Thomas of Long Valley, N.J., and
Kevin II of Plain City, Ohio; niece, Laura of Albu-
querque, N.M., and many cousins. In addition
he was survived by close friends, Glenda (Tony)
Wolnik, Cliff Anderson, Carla Rodriquez, Timo-
thy (Gabby) Wolnik, all of Ft. Myers.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m.
until service time of 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 29,
in the Buxton Funeral Home Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may
be made to Hope Hospice, 9470 Health Park
Circle, Fort Myers, FI 33908. Online condolences
may be made at www.buxtonfuneral-
home.com.
All arrangements are under the direction and
care of the Buxton Funeral Home and Cremato-
ry, 110 NE 5th Street, Okeechobee, Fl. 34972.

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Paul Clouser Jr., 75
OKEECHOBEE Paul Clouser Jr., 75, of
Okeechobee, died Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at the
Darcy Hall of Life Care in West Palm Beach.
Mr. Clouser was born Sept. 30, 1933, in Sink-
ing Springs, Pa., and moved to Okeechobee fif-
teen years ago from West Palm Beach.
Prior to his retirement he was a Postal Carrier
for the United States Postal Service in Rockland
County, N.Y, and was a Part Time Custodian for
the Ramapo Central School System. He served
in the United States Air Force. Mr. Clouser was
an avid bowler in both New York and Okeecho-
bee.
Survivors include his wife of over 18 years,
Barbara Clouser of Okeechobee; son, Scott
Clouser of Pulaskie, Tenn.; daughter, May Marie
Veety of Amelia, Ohio; two step-children; sister
Linda Fedorick of Greenfield Center, N.Y; moth-
er Pearl Clouser of Greenfield Center, N.Y; three
grandchildren, and three nephews. He was pre-
deceased by his son, Jerry (Hoser) Clouser.
In accordance with his wishes there will be no
services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
charity of one's choice in the name of Paul
Clouser.
Arrangements are under the direction of Cox-
Gifford-Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory,
Vero Beach, Florida. Condolences may be sent
through www.seawindsfh.com/obit.php

Charles W 'Jack' Keesee, 60
OKEECHOBEE Charles W "Jack" Keesee
passed away August 21, 2009 at his home. He
was 60.
Born Sept. 30, 1948, in
West Palm Beach he came to
Okeechobee from Canal
Point 1981. He was a carpen-
ter of the Methodist faith. He
enjoyed hunting.
He is survived by his wife of
41 years, Linda Keesee of
Ok eechobee ;
daughter, Lynn Powell (Dewayne)
of Lake Placid; and sister, Mary Katherine Kee-
see of Fort Myers.
Memorial services will be 5 p.m. Wednesday,
Aug. 26, at Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home
Chapel.
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, Fl 34972.


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Ruth Pauline Fugate, 66
OKEECHOBEE Ruth Pauline Fugate, age
66, of Okeechobee, born Oct. 26, 1942, in Ak-
ron, Ohio, to the late Harvey and Vera Odom,
passed peacefully into heav-
en Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009, at
Raulerson Hospital.
She made her home in
Okeechobee for the past 33
years, enjoyed fishing the
Big "O," working puzzles,
raising Chihuahua puppies,
and going to yard sales. She
was a woman of faith and was a member of
The Gathering. She made everyone she knew
feel welcome and wanted. Her love and uncon-
ditional support for her loved ones will be sadly
missed by many.
She was preceded in death by her loving hus-
band, William James Fugate of 43 years; her in-
fant daughte, Kathy; grandson, Timmy Fugate;
and infant great grandchild.
She is survived by three sons, Tim (Cheryl) Fu-
gate, Billy Fugate, both of Laurel, Miss., Thomas
(Melissa) Simon of Okeechobee; three daugh-
ters, Mary Lowery of Laurel Mississippi, Lorri
(Jackey) Bailey of Okeechobee and Debra (Kris)
Martin of Lenoir, N.C.; grandchildren, Stephanie,
James, Anthony, April, Jeremy, Melissa, Connie,
T.J., Kayla, Jessey, James and Robyn; 12 great-
grandchildren; brother, Donald J. (Betty) Odom
of Roanoke, Va.; and a host of nieces and neph-
ews.
No public service was held.
Friends may sign the guestbook at www.bas-
sokeechobeefh.com
All arrangements were entrusted to the loving
care of Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home and
Crematory, 205 NE 2nd Street, Okeechobee,
Florida 34972.







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Budget on county commission agenda
By Pete Gawda Kathy Scott will present a recommenda-
Okeechobee News tions approved by the tourist development
board for scheduling at Scott Driver. These
The 2009/10 budget is again on the agenda include tournament and non tournament use,
for the next meeting of the procedures for advanced book-
Okeechobee County Comrn- If you gO ... ing and fees.
missioners. What: Meeting of the Okeecho- Representative of the engi-
Turning to other items on bee County Commission neering firm of Craig A. Smith
the short agenda, the board are scheduled to give presenta-
is scheduled to hear a report When: 9 a.m., Thursday Aug. tions on the st drain
from the Workforce Develop- 27 age project, the master plan
meant Board, a report from where: Okeechobee County update and the east west con-
Craig A. Smith on the south- Health Department Auditorium, veyance feasibility study. These
west drainage projects and a 172 NW 9th Ave. three projects are separate but
recommendation for sched- work together to prevent flood-
uling events at the C. Scott ing in the southwest part of the county
Driver Pavilion. In other action, the board is expected to:
Gwenda Thompson of the Workforce De- nominate up to two members of the Chil-
velopment Board will present the annual re- dren's Services Council, subject to approval by
port for her organization. The board seeks to the governor;
serve employers in the area by providing a set the schedule for November and De-
trained workforce. cember board meetings;
A n a Lab11olr DaV consider withdrawing as a member of the
A ual Labor Day Public Risk Management Group Health Trust
Dy Rodeo ann effective Oct. 1,2010;
Rodeo anno n consider an interlocal agreement with St.
Lucie, Indian River and Martin counties to fund
The Okeechobee County Cattlemen's Asso the Guardian Ad Litem Program; and
ciation is proud to announce its 58th Annual consider a proposal from Diebold ISS to
Championship Bull Riding and Dodge Labor provide a security system as part of the court
Day Rodeo. house renovation project.
The excitement begins on Friday, Sept. 4,
at 6:30 p.m. with the annual Cattlewomen's
Dance to be held at the Shrine Club on Hwy.
78 West. Cost is $250 per table of eight or
$25 per person. Tickets can be purchased at
Eli's Western Wear, 907 N.W Park Street or
Porter's Cleaners, 1700 South Parrott Avenue,
Okeechobee.
Championship Bull Riding starts at 2:30
p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5, with PRCA Rodeo
action on Sunday and Monday, Sept. 6 and 7.
Muttin' Bustin' will kick off each Rodeo begin-
ning at 2 p.m. The 58th Annual Championship
Bull Riding and Dodge Labor Day Rodeo will
take place at the Okeechobee County Agri
Civic Center; enter through the Highway 710 Okeechobee News/Pete Gawda
East Entrance.
In addition to all of the action going on in- NeW Busine ss
side the arena this year, Cowboys Steak and
BBQ will feature home-cooked barbecue on For the latest in shoes and in mens, wo-
the circle outside the arena each day. mens, teens and children's clothing see
Advanced tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for Ash Ahmed at New Style, 109 SW Park
children 6 and over, ages 5 and under are free. St. He claims to have the largest selec-
Advanced tickets can be purchased from Eli's tion of shoes in town. He has Nike, Addi-
Western Wear located at 907 N.W Park Street das, Reebok and Jordan athletic shoes
Okeechobee, call 863-763-2984. as well as dress shoes. New Style also
Tickets at the Gate will be $15 for adults, carries a large selection of brand name
$8 for children 6 and over, ages 5 and under jeans and Dickie's trousers in addition
are free. to T-shirts and tank tops. The hours are
This year's presenting sponsor is Marcum Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 7
& Asociates. p.m. and the telephone number is 863-
For more information go to: www.okeecho- 357-7788.
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By Eric Kopp
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An inmate in the Okeechobee County Jail
was arrested after a detention deputy found
a homemade shank hidden under a mat-
tress in the man's cell.
Alejandro Perez, 45, who was being held
in segregation due to his escape from the
county facility earlier this year, was arrested
Monday, Aug. 24, on a charge of possession
of contraband in a county detention facility.
His bond has been set at $25,000.
An arrest affidavit by Deputy Justin Mer-
riman, of the Okeechobee County Sheriff's
Office (OCSO), states that the weapon was
found by Detention Deputy Fred Bulanda and
Sergeant Donald Coleman. The report states
that Deputy Bulanda received information
regarding the shank from a jail trustee.
Jail Administrator Ronnie White said Per-
ez, who was the only inmate housed in the
cell, has since been moved to the jail's medi-
cal unit where he will have even less contact
with other people.
Mr. White said Perez apparently used
a tightly folded paper folder to fashion a
handle then inserted either a nail or piece of
sharpened material from a chain link fence
into the end of the handle. He then wrapped
strips of material, probably torn from a bed
sheet, around the handle.
At this point, Mr. White said he doesn't
know where Perez got the nail or fencing or
how long he had it hidden in his cell. Given
the inmate's history, Mr. White thinks Perez
was going to use the shank to help him es-


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An 8- to-9-inch long shank was report-
edly found Monday, Aug. 24, in the cell
of an inmate at the county jail.
cape from the county jail.
Perez was originally arrested in Okeecho-
bee County on Dec. 16, 2008, and charged
with burglary of an occupied dwelling,
grand theft and possession of burglary tools.
His bond was set at $46,000.
Perez first tried to escape from the jail on
Jan. 1, 2009, by breaking out a window. He
was unsuccessful and was charged with at-
tempted escape and criminal mischief. His
bond on those two felony charges was set
at $ 15,000. However, around 2:21 p.m. on
Feb. 6 Perez managed to escape while in a
4-foot-by-8-foot outdoor recreation pod. His
orange jump suit was found on the roof of
the jail. On Feb. 24 Perez was captured at a
rural Palm Beach County home as he was
trying to avoid arrest by crawling out a bath-
room window.. After his escape from the
Okeechobee jail, investigators found a mes-
sage from Perez written with a felt tip pen
above his cell door that read: "Your job is to
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WNorkshop on Wednesday and Thursdayi, August 2627, 2009 at :00 0
:I p.m, in the H0lh Department Audtoum, 1728 NW 9h Avenue
Okeechobee, Florida.
Any persn deciding to appeal any decision made by the Board of County
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hold a Public HeaDng soon after 830 A. as pFsibe to onsier the
IdpIon of a 2010udget. Copi of the pr ped Budge t amR available
r duing al busne hour at the office of UA, 100 SW 5t, Avenue,
)keechobee, Florida.
All nterested parties for or against the pmp d Budget and other
change Ican be heard at sai time and place The needs of ang o
visually impaired persons shall, be met by con.tring the Executive Direc



Pu1uant to Section 286.0105 Floida Statutes, if a pe1 n dees to ap
al any desi o made Gby the Authety with pect to r h meetingOe s, hc e
or she w~ll need a record of proceedings and for such purpose may needFR.

udes the testimony and evidenAe upon which the appeal is based. Sucl
Smay p Ide a court reporter, stenographer, or Itape recorder, for
such verbabim record.

BY ORDER OF THE OKEECHOBEE
UTILITY AUTHORITY
John F, =a ord
Executve Diecor
3372 ON 8/26/09________________

NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that puuant to a WRIT OF EXMCUION
issued by the County Court of Palm Beach County, Florma, on the 24th day
f November, 2008, n the cau wheen Wedgworth Inc Paintff and Kir-
On Ranch, Inc, Defend ant(s), being Case No S02008SC013797XXXXWB lN
he said Court, 1 Paul C. May, as Sheff of Okeechobee County, Floida,









E I OUE Mi0 ITI `I P014 IT --lM
Lave this day bevied upon all of the1 g ihl, thile and interest of the Defen
dant Kirton =Ranch, i I in and o the following descbed real property lying
and situate ,n Okeechobee County, oddia to wit:
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY
PARCEL ID t1-2-36-36-OAOO-00001-OO
Partial Legaq1 l Description
COM AT THE SE COR OF SEC 21; THENCE BEAR S 89 DEG. I MIN O06
SEC W, A DEST OF 2688,02 FT TO A 3X3 CONCRETE MONUMENT MARK
ING IN THE SOUTH 1/4 COR OF SEC 21; THENCE N 00 DEG 45 MIN 26
SEC E, A DIST OF 3876.03 F; THENCE N 89 DEC 12 MIN 14 SEC E, IA
DIS OF 2613.8 FTo THENCE S 00 DEG 19 MIN 50 SEC E, A DIST O
395656 FT TO THE OB; LESS LAND IN ORB 530 PAGE 180 116,29
ACRES 21 36S 36E
I shall offer the aboVe described rea property for sale subject to a por i
Ie and eumbnc if any, on the 29th day of SeptemberN 2009 at
10:00 AM, or as on as possble thereafter at the "Okeechob Couny
Sheriffs oDRi., 504 NW 4th Street, Okeechobe, Florida and wil s1 t
the highest and beet bidder for cash, al right, htle, and interest of said De,
endant Kirton Ranch, Inc. in sed pbrony
Dated at Okeechobee, Monda ths 21st day of August, 2009.
Published; A ust 26, September 2916, 2009
Paul C. May, Sheriff
Okeecobee County
In -rdan. witd, the Americas with DIsabilities ActM persons
with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate
n the proceeding should nta k0 hobee Count Shenriff. Of
(iI not laer than n da, s 1or di te pclNH di ad
331543 ON B/26;9/2,9,16/09____________


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COQUINA WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR SPRAYING, CULVERT
INUSTALLATION, MOWING AND GRADING PROJECT
SEALED PROPOSALS, IN DUPUCATE, THAT MUST BE PLAINLY MARKED
ON THE ENVELOPE AS A "PROPOSAL FOR SPRAYING, CULVERT INSTALLA
TION MOWING AND GANG PROJECT" WILL BE RECEIVED BY COUl-
NA WATER CONTROL DISTRICT AT THE OFFICE OF THE DISTRIS
ACCOUNTANT, WICKS BROWN, WILLIAMS CO., 504 NW FIFTH AVE-
NUE, OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA 340972 (PHONE 863-763-2354) UNTIL 500
P.M. LOCAL TM, OT E.S.T SEPTEMBER 18, 2009, THEN OPENED. HOWEV-
ER, THE PROPOSALS MAY NOT BE ANNOUNCED AT THE OPENING NOR
WILL COPIES OF THE PROPOSALS THEN BE PROVIDED TO BIDDERS.
THE OWNER FOR THE WORK IS THE COQUINA WATER CONTROL DIS-
TRICT AND ALL CONTRACT AND TECHNICAL INQUIRIES SHOULD BE DI-
RECTED TO THE DISTPCT'S ENGINEER, BRYAN CLEMONS PE, 12 E
HIBISCUS ST LAKE PLACID FL 33852 OR CALLING OR FAXING HIM AT
A63-4S5-70S BETWEEN 8 AM AND 5 P OR YOU CAN CONTACT WILLARD
BYARS AT 863634L4293.
A PERSON OR AFFILIATE WHO HAS BEEN PLACED ON THE CONVICTED
VENDOR LST FOLLOWING A CONVICTION FOR A PUBLIC ENTITY CRIME
MAY NOT SUBMIT A BID ON A CONTRACT WITH A PUBLIC ENTITY FOR
THE CONSTRUCTION OR REPAIR OF A PUBLIC BUILDING OR PUBLIC
WORK, MAY NOT BE AWARDED OR PERFORM WORK AS A CONTRACTOR,
SUPPLIER, SUBCONTRACTOR, OR CONSULTANT UNDER A CONTRACT






TO ON ER ITNRU 3 [ 00 0 0 C T 110A R LL CA IT LS
WITH ANY PUBLIC ENTITY AND MA NOT TAN I NNSACT NT BUSINESS WITH
ANy PUBLIC ENITFY IN EX OF THE THRESHOLD AMOUNT PROVIDED
IN SECTION 287.017, FLORDA STATUTES, FOR CATEGORY TWO FOR A
PERIOD OF 36 MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF BEING PLACED ON THE
CONVICTED VENDOR LIST
PROOF OF COMPREHENSIVE GENERAL LIABILITY AND WORKERS COl-
PENSATION INSURANCE MUST BE PROVIDED
NO PROPOSALS MAY BE WITHDRAWN FOR A PERIOD OF O DAYS AFTER
THE SCHEDULED CLOSING DATE FOR THE RECEIPT OF THE PROPOSALS
BIDDERS SHOULD ANTICIPATE THAT OWNER MAY NEGOTIATE SOME OR
ALL OF THE ASPECTS OF A PROPOSAL WITH ONE OR MORE OF THE BID-
DERS IN ORDER TO OBTAIN THE LOWEST NEGOTIATED PRICE AND MAY
AWARD A CONTRACT TO ONE OR MORE BIDDERS,
HE OWNER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REECT ANY OR ALL PROPOSAL,
TO WAIVE INFORMAITIES, AND TO RE-ADVERTISE,
THERE WILL BE A MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE HELD AT THE DIS-
TRICT STE LOCATED AT 17429 NW 242ND STREET,, OKEECHOBEE,
FLORIDA 34972, ON WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 9, 2009 AT 10:00 A.M.
ANYBODY WHO DESIRES TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL MUST BE PRESENT
ARD SIGNED IN BY 10:0O A.M. TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SUBMITTAL OF A
PROPOSAL FOR THE PROJECT THERE WILL BE A PROFESSIONAL ENGI
NEER IN ATTENDANCE AT THIS PRE-BID CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS THE
PROJECT, ANSWER QUESTIONS, FURNISH THE PROPOSAL FORMS AND
CONDUCT A FIELD TOUR IF NEEDED.
EE TERM OF THE PROJECT WILL BE FOR A T14HREE YEAR PEIOD BUT
THE OWNER RESERVES THE OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM FOR TWO 2
ADDITIONAL YEARS AT THE OWNER'S DISCRETION.
WILLARD M BYARS
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
17429 NW 242ND STREET
OKEECHOBEE FL 34972
331216 OE 726:9/2/09

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND LEGAL NOTICE
FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
D FLORIDARI A public au1E wil be held at BMO
PROBATECI N Mowing, Inc. Lot at 414 South ParrTtt
CASE M O. 2009-CP-157 A 7e Okeechoee, Florida 34974
OCTEOASST400Fon FdayNthe B T A h D day oI September,












1114 -011001 001 7 A110 ,N 0110000 0 ill01
IN RE: ESTATE OF
MERRYT RUCK1 2009 fro0U 10:O0l11:00 A3MN Pu11u0














"RI0 0MM TOOV F`0101 0C IRC 10 1
akla MARY B.RUCKS ant to Florida statute 713.78 for un-
1e 6sed paiU d lowing and sTrage0 Year, Make,
Mode F V s as follOWS:
1999 White Dodge Durango
The admstraon of the estate of 1IB4HS28Z 11iF547813i

0'ly M29 spiI0 1 3314r 0Mtor11o
NOR BoEr Wilt OMehbe ln i FD E,565Bobtail
















0111100 lit T oVmad" aW feW EDIMICT ridE
da, PDiate Divisn the add e of P5Re a Pntiac Frid
K1 is 312 NWT 3r Se, Suite 101, 21G2FS22SXS2216023
Okeehobee, Florida 34972, The ames
and add of e erol rep Terms of e are as and no
tbtiv and pesal rep.eetatve's at- checks w." be accepted. The sealer
tIomea set fh bow, re the rght of fil bid. All
411 credo, of the decedN t and ot/ r sales are final. No trunhs will be


















per.d Se T I O CaN, Wr, OO RU.b1
pedsl h daims k deRaT ade- Said automobles will besold
Ceag it n ais b e d e t at in AS IS wit h e SI uarN .
mts after the ore first publ, 33159A w 9
Onion or tis ..truemut hie ..r
claims with Lis Court WrTHIN E N
LAR OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICAe ., ,..
" OF THIS ..NC Ill "-R' Publc Auctin 411 be held at Johns
AFMaRTE A OF S IE TOWin Se~ce storage lot omated at
OF A COPY OF MIS NOTICE ON 704 Northeast 2ud Aven C Okee.
OF ACOPElMO chobee, Florida 34972 on SEPTEM-
THEM.&.b 72o E
Allotheretorsoft!he deedentand BER11 2009 at 9:00AM. Pusuant
persons havln, claims or demands to Floda Statute 713.78 for unpaid
a alnSt the estate of te decedent must
fPThRE rclaitrws thHis bad WITHIN toigndtraINhag+Ye,
THREE M EON HS A FTER E DATE m ale model and re as f allows
OF 0 lE FIR PUBLICATION OF 1997 Toyota Teriel
THIS NVrCE, n WeTiC2s~
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT VIN#]TIAC52L6V0235818
FILED WITHIN THE TIM PERIOD 1999 Chevy TahE
SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 VIM#A IGNEK13R4YJ53199G
OF TE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE 1986 Dodge D150 Pickup
WILL BE FOReVeR BARRED, VN# IB7HD14T3GS000543
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME
PERIOD SET ABOV NY Terms of sale are cash, and no
CIRM F (LED Ur O dCecks w.ll be aepted. Seller re
NoRE AFTER "?E RECEDENTE sere, the riht of final bid. ALL
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. n ALES AEFNUN EUD
1edateL ARE the REFUNDS~o o
rte AUmt6,C9 WIL E, 'HELIF' Said aut-mobale
not e:Ao~u ,3ill be tld in "As Is' hodiE.P with
Davis Bret Rucks no guarantee's
Perona Represenae 331S49 ON 08/26/09
P.O. BoX 339
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF 0HE 19t JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL 3URISDICTION DIVISION
CASE NO: 2008CA000151
NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO
HARBOR FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK,
PLAINTIFF,
VS.
CARMEN BROWN-ROGERWIT7, ET AL.,
DEFENDANTSS.
NOTICE OF ACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE
TO: ANDRE 3. BARRET; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
ANDRE 3. BARREn"
whe resident s unkwn if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they bet
dead, the unknOwn defendants who may be spouses, heirs devisees,
gantee signe, lienoa credios, trstes, and ail parties claiming an
ntest y, through, under or against the Defendants, who a not kwn
11145 `=' WIV 1edi Uto1 1E1AITC14 1 -0 EMAl
to be dead or aie, and all parties having or aiming to have any rght, ti
d:o.r interest in the property desoibed in the morglage beingforecosd
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an ton to foredo I a mortgage on th

A CURCEL OF LUND LYING IN SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH
RANGE 34 EAST, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA AND BEING
MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 2;
THENCE BEAR SOO -23'07"W, ALONG THE EAS LINE OF SAID
SECTION 2, FOR A DISTANCE OF 50.01 FEET TO 01E INTERSEC-
TION WITH THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF N.W. 240TH
STREET COUNTY ROAD NO. 724 EAGLE ISLAND ROAD); THENCE
CONTINUE SO023'07"W1, ALONG SAID EAST LINE OF SECTION,
FOR A DISTANCE OF 2222.59 FEET TO THE POINT-OF-BEGIN-
NING; THENCE CONTINUE 50023'07BW, ALONG SAID EAST LINE
OF SECTION 2, FOR A DISTANCE OF 5550,5 FEET TO A POINT'
THENCE BEAR Si9 '01'481W, PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH LINE
OF SAID SECTION 2, FOR A DISTANCE OF 784,17 FEET TO THE IN-
TERSECTION WITH THE WEST LINE OF THE EAST 783.95 FEET OF
SAID SECTION 2; THENCE 1BEAR N0023'07E, ALONG SAID WEST
LINE, FOR A DISTANCE OF 555.65 EET TO A POINT; THENCE
BEAR N8901'4"'E, PARALLEL WITH THE SAID NORTH LINE OF
SECTION 2, FOR A DISTANCE OF 784.17 FEET TO THE POINT-OF-
BEGINNING. CONTAINING 10.00 ACRES MORE OR LESS.
TOGETHER WITH
A 70.00 FEET WIDE INGRESS, EGRESS AND UTILITY EASEMENT
BEING A STRIP OF LAND 70.00 FEET IN WIDTH LYING IN SEC-
TION 2, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 34 EAST, OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED
AS FOLLOWS:
COMMENCE ATTHE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 2
THENCE BEAR SOO 23'07", ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID
SECTION 2, FOR A DISTANCE OF 50.01 FEET TO THE INTERSEC-
TION WITH THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF N.W. 24
STREET (COUNTY ROAD NO, 724 EAGLE ISLAND ROAD);
THENCE BEAR S1901'48" W, ALONG SAID SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY
LINE, FOR A DISTANCE OF 784,17 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION
WITH THE WEST LINE OF THE EAST 783.95 FEET OF SAID SEC-
TION 2 AND THE POINT-OF-BEGINNING;
THENCE BEAR S0023'07W, ALONG SAID WEST LINE, FOR A DIS-
TANCE OF 4445.18 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE BEAR N8936'53'Wb
FOR A DISTANCE OF 70.00 FEET TO A POINT THENCE BEAR
NOO23'07"E, ALONG A LINE 70.00 FEET WEST OF SAID WEST
LINE OF THE EAST 783.95 FEET OF SECTION 2, FOR A DISTANCE
OF 4443.53 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH SAID SOUTH
RIGHT-OF-WAy LINE OF N.W. 2401 STREET ; THENCE BEAR
NB901'467E, ALONG SAID SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, FOR A
DISTANCE OF 70.00 FEET1 TO HE POINT-OF-BEGINNING.
has been filed against yau and you are required to e a copy of your
wrten defenses, if any, to it on DAVID STERN, SQ. Plantiffs attorney,
whose address is 900 South ne Island Road #400, Plantaon, FL
33324 3920 no later thEan 30 days from the date of the fit pubian of
this notice of action and file the original with the clerk of this court eft
before series on Plaintffs attorney of immediately thereafter; others a
default will be entered against you for the heef demanded in the complaint
or petion filed hemr.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court at OKEECHOBEE County,
Fnorda, this 21Nt day of August, 2009.
CSHARON ROBERSN, CLERK
CLERK OF THE CRCUIT COURT BY:

By: Linda F Young
DEPUTY CLERK
LAW OFFICES OF DAVID J. STERN ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF
900 SOUTH PINE ISLAND ROAD SUITE 400 PLANTATION, FL 3331124-392011
0S-41895 (NCM)
OTIOCE EGAROIE T AMERICONS WT0 DBIsmETE AC
1 41120 I/OTI11WD11ITAITM 00A
In acordance with the Americans Wuh Disabilities Act, pens needing
speciAdmliacomoation t p'tearthanaein tays pdio tV thoulednonat
250 NW Countr Cub Dr, Port St Lucie, FL 34986 or call
1-772-8D74370 within -wo working days of your eeip t of this Sum-
mons/Ntce to Appm If you a hearing impaired 1-800 -955-8771 If
you are vce Impaired 111-800-95581770, via Florda 4ay Se e.
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IN 1E CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NUMBER: 2009-CA-143
UNITED MIDWEST SAVINGS BANK,
Paintiff,
I.D. HEMRE and OAKS AT OKEECHOBEE OWNERS ASSOCIATION CORR,
Defendants,
Puran t Ca r 4s
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN purant to a Final judgment of Fo
sudatd Augst 4, 2009 nd entered in Ca No. 20-CA-143 of t
Circuit Court of the Nineteenth dial 0-uit in and for Okeehbe
County, oria, eren United Mid t Savins Bank is Plantf and .D
Hemb and Oaks at Oe obee Owne Association Corp. are dee
dants, 1 will se to the highest and best Idder for csh at the ury Asse
bly Rom, 2nd F O hb Conty udal Cente, 312 NW 3
Street, Okchobee, Forida 3497, 0 7 at M elen o'clock a.m on the 9th da
of Sept., 2009, the flowing de ibed ppe, together w al t
prAemens, appurtem es and fixtuAl, as t forth in said Final lug
merit o f Forelosure, to-wit;






CN N AOISANC OF109 TOWN ID3MSO AMTANGI OF BISOC I
LOTS 2 AD 3 OF BLOCK AND LOTS 2, 3, 4, 7 AND 8 OF BLOCK
UNIT OAKS AT OKECHOBEE, ACCORIN TO THE PLAT THEREOF R
CORDED IN LAT I300KN 7, PACE 92, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBE1

LOT 1 L
A PARCEL OF LAND BEING A PORTION OF UNIT 3 OF 'OAKS AT OKEE
CHOBEE" IN SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 38 SOUTH, RANGE 36 EAST, OKEE
CHOBEE COUNTY FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED B0
METES AND BOUNDS AS FOLLOWS
COMMENCE AT THE NORTHERLY CORNER OF LOT 4, BLOCK A, OF TH
PLAT OF OAKS AT OKEECHOBEE UNIT 2, AS RECORD N PLAT BOOK :
AT PAGE 91 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKSEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORI
DA THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTINUE N 43'35'59' E ALONE
THE EXTENDED NORTHERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 4 A DISTANCE OF 10E
FEET, THENCE S48'46'I4E A DISTANCE OF IO.o9 TO AN INTERSECTIOF
WITH THE EXTENDED NORTHERLY EIGHT OF WAY OF SE 11TH TRAIL
THENCE S 43359OW ALONG SAID NORTHERLY LINE A DISTANCE OF 10(
FEET, THENCE N48'46'14W A DISTANCE OF 110.09 FEET TO POINT 01
BEGINNING.
A PARCEL OF LAND BEING A PORTION OF UNIT 3 OF "OAKS AT OKEE
CHOBEE" IN SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 38 SOlUTH, RANGE 36. EAST OKEE
CHOBEE COUNTY FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BE
METES AND BOUNDS AS FOLLOWS:
COMMENCE AT THE NORTHERLY CORNER OF LOT 4, BLOCK A, OF THI
PLAT OF OAKS AT OKEECHOBEE UNIT 2, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK ;
AT PAGE 91 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEEBCHOBEE COUNIY, FLO
DA, THENCE N 435T9' E ALONG THE EXTENDED NORTHERLY LINE 01
D LOT 4 A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING
THENCE CONTINUE N 43'35`59' E ALONG THE EXENDED NORTHERN'
LINE OF SAID LOT 4 A DISTANCE OF ,100 FEET THENCE 48'46'14E
DISTANCE OF 110.09 TO AN INTERSECTION WFIH THE ETENDE
NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF SE 117TH TRAIL THENCE S 43'35"9v
ALONG SAID NORTHERLY LINE A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET, THENCI
N48'614W A DISTANCE OF 110.09 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING,
LOT 3
A PARCEL OF LAND BEING A PORTION OF UNIT 3 OF "OAKS AT OKEE
CHOBEE" IN SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 38 SOUTH, RANGE 36 EAST, OKEE
CHOBEE COUNTY FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED B'
ME1ES AND BOUNDS AS FOLLOWS:
COMMENCE AT THE NORTHERLY CORNER OF LOT 4, BLOCK A, OF THi
PLAT OF OAKS AT OKEECHOBEE UNIT 2 AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
AT PAGE 91 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORI
DA, THENCE N 43'35'59' E ALONG THE EXTENDED NORTHERLY LINE 01
SAID LOT 4 A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING
THENCE CONTINUE N 43'3559' E ALONG THE EXTENDED NORTHERL'
LINE OF SAID LOT 4 A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET, THENCE S48'46'1E I
DISTANCE OF 110.09 TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE ETENDE[
NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF SE 117TH TRAIL. THENCE S 43'3559
ALONG SAID NORTHERLY LINE A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET, THENCI
N4846'14W A DISTANCE OF 110.09 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING.
LOT 4
A PARCEL OF LAND BEING A PORTION OF UNIT 3 OF 'OAKS AT OKEE
CHOBEE" IN SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 3M SOUTH, RANGE 36 EAST, OKEE
CHOBEE COUNTY FLORIDA, BEUNG MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BE
METES AND BOUNDS AS FOLLOWS:
COMMENCE AT THE NORTHERLY CORNER. OF LOT 4, BLOCK A, OF THi
PLAT OF OAKS AT OKEECHOBEE UNIT 2, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK :
AT PAGE 91 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORI
DA THENCE N 43'35'59' E ALONG THE EXTENDED NORTHERLY LINE 01
SfD LOT 4 A DISTANCE OF 300 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING
THENCE CONTINUE N 43'35$59' E ALONG THE EXTENDED NORTHERLY
LINE OF SAID LOT 4 A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET, THENCE S48'46'14E )
DISTANCE OF 110.09 TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE EXTENDE[
NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF SE 1171H TRAIL. THENCE S 43'3559VY
ALONG SAID NORTHERLY LINE A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET, THENCI
N48'46'14W A DISTANCE OF 110,09 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING
(db/da)
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE
IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF TH[
US PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SMIY (60) DAYS AFTER TH!
Dated at Okeechobee County, Florida this 5th day of August 20.9.
SHARON ROBERTSON,
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Okeecobtee County, Florida
By: Linda F Young, As Deputy Clerk
Noti- Regarding the Atert, s wife Disabilities Act of 1990: in a1
danr with the AmeL.cans with Disabilites Act persons needing a spe;ia
commodation to partipate in the p eding should ont Court Ad
ministration no later then en (7) days prior to the proeedin at 25(
NW Country Cub Drive, Port St. Luie, Flordal 34986, or U1
1 772 807 4370 within two 2) king days of your eceipt of tls Notce
If you as hearing impaired .11:1-800-955-8171 and if you are oie im
paired .al! 1-800-955-8770.
KENNETH L SUHLITT, ESQ,
Florida Bar No. 0883867
Attorney for Plaintif
Keabng & SchlP RA,
25O East Coloral D-rle Su.te 300
orlando, Flodda 32801
407-425-2907
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APERTUANS CM
DISAILITIES ACT OF 1990
In accordance wh the Ahercans
With Disabi-ites Ac, persons need-
ing a spedal accommodation to par-
ticpate in this proceeding sh"ld
,Ltact Court Administraton n later
than -en days prior to the pr
feeding at 25O NW Countrn Club
Dave, Port St L-cie, FL 34986 or
all 1-772-807-4370 within two
working days of your receipt of this
SUmmons/Notice to Appear If you
are heating impaired call
1 -09955 8771 If you are vce in,
paied M11-800-955-8770, viA Flori-
da Relay Se"'ie.
330637 ON 8/19,26/09

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO. 2007-CA&437
AVELO MORTGAGE LLC,
VSlpainrffl

JORGE VALLADARES; SANDRA VAL-
LADARES; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN
PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER, AND AGAINST 1HE HEREIN
NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS)
WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD
OR ALIVE, WHEERR SAID UN-
KNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN IN'
TEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS,
DEVISES GRANTEES OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS; UNKNOWN TENANT#R
IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY; UNKNOWN TENANT#2
IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERLY'
Defeedant(s).



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pusat
to a Final Judgment of Foreoure
dated .une 3, o0., And Order R,
dheduling Foecloure Sae dated
8/17,2009 and eterd in Cae No,
2OO7-CA-437, of the Ciruit Court of
the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit in and
fhr OKEECHOBEE County, Florida.
AVELO MORTGAGE LLC is Plaintiff
and JORGE VALLADARES; SANDRA
VALLADARES, a, defendants- w1ll
sell to the highest and best bidder
f. -h In the J.,y Assembty
Roo 2nd r, Okeechobee
County Judical Center, 312 NW
3rd Street, Okehobee, FL
34972 at 11:a.m., on the 16th
day of SeptA, 2009, the following do
ascribed property as set forth in aid
Fna Judgment, to wit;
LOTS 9, 10, 11 AND 12 OF
BLOCK D, OKEECHOBEE DE-
VELOPMENT COMPANY SUB-
DIVISION, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF RECORD-
ED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 6,
PUSUC RECORDS OF OKEE-
CHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA,
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERI-
CANS WITH DISABILITES ACT OF
1990; In accodane with the AmerIT
caI with DisabiiHe Act, peArs
needing a sIecal accommodation tE
participate in this proceeding should
contact Court Administrator no later
than en days prnor to the pro-
eeding at 250 NW Country Cuh
Drive, Port St LuCie, Florida 34986,
1772,807,4370 within two wongn
days of your r`eipt of thE notice. IF
YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL
1800.955,8771. IF YOU ARE VOICE
IMPAIRED CALL 1.300.955,8770.
Dated this 1lth day of Aug., 2009.
SHARON ROBERTSON
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
BY; Linda I Young
As Deputy lerk
Any pears laimig an interest in
the surplus from the sao, iW any,
other than the property owner of
the date of the Us 4e-ders must file
a daom within 60 days after sale.
Van Ness Law Fin, EA
1239 E, Newport Center Drive
Suite #11o
Deerf=eld Beach, Florida 33442
Phone (954) 571-2031
Fax (954) 571-2033
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IN CIRCUnT COURT,
NINET1EENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
Case No. 2008 CA 532
RIVERSIDE NATIONAL BANK,


VVENDELL ODAARTatet,, etal,
Deeaints.
D&A w .. .. .

NO'I CE OF CLERK'S SAte

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
pursuant to a Final Judgment of
Fredo-re dated Augr 4, 2009 en-
tered by the Clrct Court of 0 k6 -
chobee Conty, Florida, in that
certain ease, the docket number of
wisch ,s 2008 CA 532, wherein RIV-
ERSIDE NATIONAL BANK, etc., is
Paintff, and WENDELL COWART,
et1 et al,, are Defendar"s, I, SHAR
ON ROBERTSON Cerk of Ci..it
Court, will, on the 9th day of Sept.,
2009, at 11:0 O'clock A.M., or as
s.n thereafter as the ale may be
held, sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash in the 3ury Assembly
Room of the Okeechobee County Ju-
dicial Center, 312 NW 3rd Street,
Okeechobee, Florida, the fn1owlng
destrifed real estate, situate, lying,
and being in Okeechobee County,

The South 1/2 of Lot 114 and all of
Lot 113, Le the South 10I0 Feet
thereof, of Tayor Creek Ises Unt
VI, according to the Plat thereof as
corded in Plat Bok 6, Pages 2.
& 21, of the Public h words of
Okeedhodee County, Floida.
Anyw ped laiming aZ intoearst
in Ethe rpl. fro the sale i
any, other than the property
owne as of the date of the is
pendens must file a claim within
GO days after the sale.

SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK
By: Linda R Young
As Deputy Clerk

If you are a pn n with a disablty
who needs any "mmodaion in
order to participate in this proceed-
ing, you are entitled, at no cost to
you to the pr _sion of certain asis-
tance. Please contact Court Admiris-
tation not later than 7 days pr or to
the poceedin9 at 250 NW Country
Club Ddve, PoZ St. Luie, FL 3493G
(772)807 4370 within two working
days of your receipt of this Nodce If
yo~u ae hearing impaired call
(800-955-8771 If you are voie im-
paired cam{ (834)955-8770.

Frank H, Fee, VEsquire
Attorney for Plaintiff
500 Virginia Aw., Suite 200
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
330059 ON 8/19,26/09

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO: 2009-CA-107
HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASO-
CIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE
BENEFIT OF PEOPLES FINANCIAL
REALLY MORTGAGE SECURITIES
TRUST, SERIES 2006-1
Plaintiff,
vs.
MARIA C. CORONA A/K/A MARIA C.
LEON; JOSELU1S LEON' UNKNOWN
TENANT 1, and any uninown heIrs
devisees, grantees, creditor, and
other unknown persn or unknown
spouses claiming hy, through and
under any of the above-named De
fendants
Defedant,.



NOTICE is hereby given ha the
undesigned Clerk of the Cirit
Court of Okeehobee county Flori-
da, wfl on the 16th day o Sept.,
2009, at 11:00 o'dok A.M. at the
Ju ry A s m b "l R o m 2nd eoo r,
Okeehobee County Judicial Center,
312 NW 3rd Street, Okeeddoee,
Florida, offer or sle and at pub-
lic outcry to the highest and best
bidder for ah, the foltowing-de-
scribed property situate in Okeecho-
bee County, Florida:
Lot 16, Blodk 4, Oak Park, ac-
Pording to the Plat thereof e-
rded"in Plat Book 3, Page 3,
Publc Rec s of Okeechobee
County, Flertida.
pursnt to the Final Iudgment en-
tered in a a pending In said
Court, the style of whch is indicted
above,
Any peo or entity claiming an
nteres i, the splus, afyt rei4
ing from dhe forecosue sale, other
than the property power as of the
date of the LIS Pendans, must file a
Claim on same With the Clerk of
C- thin SO days aflo . e fore-
WINESSmy hand and offical
seal of said Court this 18th day of
Augus, 2009, SI, A,
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERI-
CANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF


1990; In Acordane with the Ameri-
cans With Disabiltes Act peo
needing a special aaommodatton to
participate in this proceeding should
contact Court Administrahon n later
tha -ee days prior To the Iro
feeding at 250 NW Countr Club
Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986,
1.772.807.4370 within two working
days of your reept of thas NOTICE:
IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED
CALL 1,83,955.8771, IF YOU ARE
VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800,955.8770
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By; Linda F Young
Deputy Cle
Shan.n Marie Chard, Esquire
BUTLER & HOSCH, RA.
3185 South Conway Road, Suore E
Orlando_ Floda 32812
Telephone; (407 381-5200
F: (407) 381 5577
Florida Bar No: 0055533
331049 ON 8/26;9/2/09

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 2008 CA 000674 CA
INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK, FSB, AS
SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO INDY
MAC BANK FSS
Plaintiff
VS.
CARMEN FIGUEROA; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF CARMEN FIGUEROA
UNKNOWN PERSONS) IN POSSES-
SION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY;
Defendants,
NOTICE OF FrRELOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pus-
ant to a Final Judgment of Forecdo-
.. dated 8/4, 2009, and entered in
Cae No, 2008 CA 000674 CA, of the
Cluit Court of the 19th Judicial Cir-
cui in and for OKEECHOBEE County,
Florida, INOYMAC FEDERAL BANK,
FSB, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST
TO INDYMAC BANK, FSB is Plaintiff
and CARMEN FIGUEROA; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF CARMEN FIGUEROA;
UNKNOWN PERSON(S;) IN POSSES-
SION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY;
are defendants. I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash at
THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, 2ND
FLOOR, OF THE OKEECH0IEE
COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER, 312,
NW 3RD STREET, OKEECHOBEE,
FLORIDA 34972, AT 312 NORTH-
WEST THIRD STREET, OKEECHOBEE
IN OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORI-
DA, at 11:0 a.m. onthe9thda of
Sept., 2009, the Ol owing described
property as set forth in said Final
Judgent, to wit:
TE WEST 1/2 OF THE EAST
1/2 OF THE SOCUH 1/2 OF
THE SOUTH 1/2 AND THE EAST
1/2 OF THE EAST 1/2 OF TE
SOUTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2
BOTH OF TRACT 25, SECTION
11 TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH,
RANGE 33 EAST, OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA, ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT THEREOF
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4,
PAGES 3A-D, INCLS OF
THE OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
PUBLIC RECORDS. (EP/RC)
A damson caiing an interest i, h
surplus from the ale, if any, other
than the property owner as of the
date of the is pendes must file a
daim with 60 days after the sat.
Dated this 5th day of Aug, 2009.
SHARON ROBERTSON
AS Cleri of sid Court
By: Linda F. Youn
As Deputy Clek
This notice is provided uant to
Administra.ve der No. .06.
In -cordance wth the Amercas
with Diablities Act, If you are a
peorsn with a disability who eeds
any acommodaton in order to par-
Wcipate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at o cost t you, to poi-
sions of rcran assstance. Pleas
contact the court Administrater at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St.
Lucie0 Rorida 34986, Phone No.
(772)347-4370 within 2 working
days of your eeipt of this nobce or
pleading; if you are hearing im
paIred, call 1-800-955-3771 (DID))
iF you are voie impaird, caJ
IaNO955-8770 I (V) ..rida R

Kahane & Associates, PA.
B201 Petel Rod Ste, 3000
P~lantatio, FL 33124
Telephone; (954) 382-34d6
TeIefasimiie: (954) 382-5380
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
19hl JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL
3URISDICTION DIVISION CASE
NO: 47-2009-CA-D00056
NATIONAL CITY BANK SUCCESSOR
BY MERGER TO HARBOR FEDERAL
SAVINGS BANK
PLAINTIFF
VS.
KELLY JEAN JENNINGS; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF KELLY JEAN JENNINGS
IF ANY, ANYMD ALL UNKNOWN
pARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER, 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,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS;OKEECHOBEE COUNTY
FLORIDA; JOHN DOE AND JANE
DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN
POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS)
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Summar Fina Judgment of
Foreclosure dated 8/4120049,entered
in ivil Case No. 47-2009-CA-0000,56
of the Circuit Court of the 19TH Judi-
cial Cicuit in and for OKEECHOBEE
County OKEECHOBEE, Floda, wIl
seAl to the highest and best bidder
for cash at the JURY ASSEMBLY
ROOM, 2nd FLOOR, at Okehobee
juial Center at the OKEECHOBEE
County Courthouse located at 312
NW 3RD STREET in OKEECHOBEE,
Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 9th
day of Sept., 2009 the follolng de-
sibed property as st forth in said
Summary Final Judgment, towi:
A PART OF TRACT 65, PLAY-
LAND PARK ACRES, AN UNRE-
CORDED PLAT, LYING IN AND
COMpISNG A PART OF MTE
SOUTH 1/2 OF SECTION 7,
TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE
35 EASt, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLOBIDA: BEING MORE PAR-
TICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOL-
LOWS;
COMMENCING AT THE 3/4 SEC-
TION CORNER ON THE WEST
BOUNDARY LINE OF SECTION 7,
TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE
35 EAST, RUN THENCE s.
02<36'33 W ALONG THE WEST
BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SEC-
TION 7, FOR A DISTANCE OF
1277.50 FEET, THENCE RUN I
8S.4313S' E FOR A DISTANCE
OF 690.00 FEET TO A POINT ON
THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE
OF 2ND STREET FOR POINT OF
BEGINNING. THENCE CONTIN-
UE S 8541'35" E FOR A DIS-
TANCE OF 468.00 FEET, THENCE
RUN N 02136'33" E PARALLEL
WI1H THE WEST BOUNDARY
LINE OF SAID SECTION 7, FOR A
DISTANCE OF 165.00 FEET,
THENCE RUN N 8ST413S' W
FOR A DISTANCE OF 46S.OD
FEET, TO A POINT ON THE
AFORESAID BAST RIGHT OF
WAY LINE OF 2ND STREET
*THENCE RUN S 02"36'33" W
ALONG SAID RGHT OF WAY
LINE FOR A DISTANCE OF
165.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING.
Any pesn claiming an interest In
the surplus from the sale. if any.
other than tlhe property owner as of
the date of11 the1 pendens mIst fil
a claim within 60 days after the sale
Dated this 5th day of Aug., 2009
SHARON ROBERTSON
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By, Linda F, Youn
Deputy Ce
THE LAW OFFICES OF
DAVID STERN &A,
ATTORNEY FOR PHIIFF
9Va South Pine Island Road
Suite 400
Plantation, FL 33324 3920
(954)233-8000
08 -13547 NCM
NOICE REG ING THE

TMA LEESAT-OF I- D
In accrdance with the Amerians
With Disabilities Act, lesns need-
ing a special accomodatlon to par-
ticipate in this proceeding should
contact Cort A Kministgtin no later
than se da pdor to the
ceeding at 25r NW C.Dnt, Oub
Drive, Port St, Luie, FL 34986 or
call 1-772807-4370 within two
working days of your -eipt of this
Summons/Notice to Appear- If you
are hearing impaired call
1-83-955-8771, If you ae voice im-
paord cIT 1-800-955-8770, voa iod-
da Relay Se-vce.
330016 ON 8/19,26/09

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
19T1 JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIV-SON
CASE NO.: 47-2009-CA-000455
STATE FARM BANK, FSB,
Plaintiff

DARYL R. ODEN, et at,
Defendants,
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: SUNSET ACRES HOMEOWNERS
ASSOCIATION, INC., A DISSOLVED
CORPORATION
Last Knon Addres:
C/O D. IL DANIEL, Sb DIrecto Of
A Dissved Cpaion, RA.,
180 NW Third Ave,,
OkAehoee, FL 34972
A=s Attempted At C/o David Darnel,
848 NW 50th Dr,
Okeechodee, FL 34972
and C/o David Dani0,
850 NW 5th DOr,
okeechoaee, FL 34972
Current AddreM Unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action
for Forelure of Mortgage on the
follwng desrIbed prperty:
LOT 19, SUNSET ACRES, UNIT
1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 5, PAGES 80 AND 81,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEE-
CHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
Has:been filed against you and you
are required to sere a copy of your
en.en defer, if hoy to T, o
Marsall C. Watson, PA., Attorney
for Plainti, whdos address is 1UNI
NW 49Mh STREET, SUITE 120,
_r LAUDERDALE RF 33309 within
thirty (30) days after Te first publi-
.aon of this Notice in the and file
the o=gial with the Clerk of this
Court e bther before serice on Plain-
tiffs attorney or immediately thereaf-
ter, othewe a default will be
entered against yo for the elif de-
manded in the complaint.
In ..dan. wmh th Amne-rin
with Disabilte Act of 199 (ADA1
disabled Fe, n who, because of
there disabilie need speal accom-
modation to participate in this pro
feeding should contact not later
than sEde (71 days Prior F, the pi
ceedinw Court Administration at 25O
NW Conm. Cub DC, Port St b Luce,
FL 34989. Phone 772807.4370
1.800955,8771 (hearing impaired)
or 1,800.955.8770 (voice impaired)
WITNESS my hand and the sa/of
this Court this 20th day of Augustp

Sha.n Roberta n
Is Cerk of the Cour
By: Linda E You
As Deputy Clerk
331308 ON 8/26;9/2/09

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
CASE NO!2008-CA-11
COTIMORTGAGF INC
PLAINTIFF
VS.
MICHAEL ]. ROW-
LEY; STEPHANIE B
ROWLEY F/K/A STEPHANIE B. GOD-
WIN; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER, 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,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS JOHN DOE AND JANE
DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN
POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS)



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN puo-
ant Wo an Order G~nt the Agoo
to Reset Foredosue Sale dated 8/4,
2009 entered in Qvw Case No, 2008-
CA-11 of the Ci0uit court of the
191H 1ndicial Circuit 1n and for
OKEECHOBEE County, Okeechobee,
Florida, E will "Il to the highest and
best bidder for cash at. ury Assem-
b" Rodm of theO K E E C H 0 B E E
County Judicil Center, 312 NW 3rd
Street, Okechobee, FlorIa, at
1-:0 a.m. on the 2nd day of Sept
2009 the following descibed prodpa-
ty as set forth in id Summiry Final
Judgment, to-wit:
LOT 2, BLOCK C OAK GROVE
ADDITION TO CITY OF OKEE-
CHOBEE, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 86, PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF OKEECHO-
BEE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
Any pesn aiming an interest in
the srplus from te sale. If any.
other than the prdaert owner as Of
the date of the Sis pendens must file
a claim within 60 days after the sale.


Dated this 5th day of Aug, 2NO9.
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Udaa I Young
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING TE
DS Lme ACT OFi Ig1
In acordane wiTh the Americans
With Disbiite Act, person need-
ing a speal racommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding should
contact Court Administration no later
than seven days prior to the pro-
ceeding at 250 NW Countal Club
DNW, Port St. Lucie FL 34986 or
.11 1-772-834-4370 within two
working days of your epl of this
Summons!Notce to Apear. If you
ae heanng Impaired call
1-800-955-B771. If you are voice im-
paired bell 180-955-8770, via Fori-
da Relay SeMie.
LAW OFFICES OF
DAVID 3. STERN, kA.
900 SOUTH PINE ISLAND ROAD,
SUITE 40,
PLANTATION, FL 33324T3920
954)233-8000
07-21813(C O)(FNM)
330502 ON 8/19,26/09

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
19M JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND MOR OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
CASE NO;2009-CA-000065
NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE, A
DIVISION OF NATIONAL CITY BANK
PLAINTIFF
VS.
RALPH H. KEEL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF RALPH H, KEEL IF ANY; ANY
AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER,
AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED
INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS) WHO
ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DAD OR
ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN
PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISES,
GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS;
JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UN-
KNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS)
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pusu-
ant to a Summary Final Judgment of
Forecloue dated 8/4/2009 enter
IT CiI Cas NO RALPH H. KEEL of
the Circui court of the TH Judicial
Coiu in and far OKEECHOBEE
County, Okeechobe, Florida, I will
del to the highest and best bidder
for cash on the Jury Assembly
Room, 2nd FIoor, Okeechobee
County .udicial Center, 312 NW 3rd
Street, Okeeehobee, Florida, at
11:00 a.m. on the 9th day of Sept,
2009 the folwing desdribed prope-
ty as se forth in sad Summary Final
3udEment, to w a:

LOT 23, TREASURE ISLAND,
UNIT NO. 5, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF RECORD-
ED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 45,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEE!
CHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
TOGETHER W A MOBILE
HOME VIN # FLFLP70A21477
CG AND FLFLP70B214770CG,
_TE V O O65096128 AND
0065496129.
Any pesn lamming an interest In
the surplus from the sae, i any
other than the property owr as of
the date of the "s pendens must fie
a claim within 60 days after the sale.
Dated this 5th day of Aug. 2009.
SHARON ROBERTSON
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By:inda F Young
Deputy cork
THE LAW OFFICES OF
DAVID J, STERN P.A.,
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF
900 South Pine Island Road
Suite 400,
pMantaon, FL 33324-3920
(954)233-830
NOTICIS aRDN
AMERMCANS VITH
DISABI LtITES ACT OF 1gg0
In aconrdance with the Aeria s
With Disebiitines Act, pesos need-
ing a special accommodation to par-
tiate in ths preceding should
intact Court Admidistration no later
than sven d prior to the &r
ceedIng at 250 NW Country Club
Drive, Port St. Luce, FL 34986 or
call 1-772-807,4370 within two
working days of yor receipt of this
Sureon/Nonce to Appear If you
are hearing Impaired call
1-800-955-8771. If you ae voice im-
paird all 1-8P0-95B770, via FPon-
da Relay Servie.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL
JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE
NO: 47-200B-CA-000454
NATIONAL CITY BANK SUCCESSOR
BY MERGER TO HARBOR FEDERAL
SAVINGS BANK
PLAINTIFF
VS.
PEDRO GONZALES A/K/A PEDRO
GONZA34Z; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
PEDRO GONTZLES AK/A PEDRO
GONZALEZ, IF ANY; AND ALL UN-
KNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH UNDER, AND AGAINST
THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL
DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR A-VE,
WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS
SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISES,
GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS;
JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UN
KNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS)
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE 1S HEREBY GIVEN pulu-
ant to a Summary Final udgmernt of
Foellurn dated 8/11/2009, en-
lered in Civil Case No. 47-2008-
CA-030454 of the Circuit Court of
the 19"TH Judicial Ciruit in and for
OKEECHOBEE County, OKEECHOBEE,
Florida, I will sell to te hiShest and
best bdder for cash at the JURY AS-
SEMBLY ROOM 2nd FLOOR, at
Okeechobee Jndicia Center at the
OKEECHOBEE County Courthouse ID-
bated at 312 NW 3RD STREET in
OKEECHOBEE Florida, at 11:0 a.m
on the 16th day of Sept., 2009 the
following didbed property A, ot
forth in said Summary Final Judg
met, to-wit:
THE EAST 1/2 OF THE EAST 1/2
OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE
NORTH 1/2 OF TRACT 20, SEC-
TION Z5 IN THE SOUTHERN
COLONIZATION COMPANY PLAT
OF TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH,
RANGE 33 EAST, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAG-
ES 3 THRU 3E, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA, A/K/A LOT
A
AND
THE WEST 1/2 OF THE WEST
1/2 OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF
TRACT 19, SECTION 25 IN THE
SOUTHERN COLONIZATION
COMPANY PLAT OF TOWNSHIP
34 SOUOT, RANGE 33 EAST, AC-
CORDING TO THE pLAT THERE-
OF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4,
PAGES 3 THRU 3E, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A LOT D
TOGETHER WITH 2007 MOBILE
HOME YON#GMHGA4Ce34328A
AND 2007 MOBILE HOME
VIN#GMNGA40634328B

the Krpls frm the se. f and
other than the property owner as of
the date of the iUs pendens, must file
a claim within 60 days after the sale
Dated this l2th day of Aug,, 2009
SHARON ROBERTSON
Cerk of the 0-rcut Court
By: Unda. F, Yean
Deputy Cler
THE LAW OFFICES OF
DAVID 3, STERN, RA,,
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF
90 South Pine Island Road
Su4e 400
Plntaron, FL 33324 3920
954)233-8000
08-83177 NCM


In accordance with the Americans
W ith Di abi n At, pe need-
bingar soialF mdt~ opr
ticpate in this proceeding should
ontaot Colut fidministi noh later
than en dls por to the !ro
ceeding at 25 NW Country Club
Drive, Port St. Luce, FL 34986 or
call 17728074370 within two
working days of your reeipt of this
Summons/Notice to Appear. If you
are heaSng impaired call
1-800-955-8771, If you ae vie im-
paired all 1-801-95S-8770, via Flor-
da Relay Serie.
330540 ON 8/19,26/09

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIrT, IN
AND FOR OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVSION
CASE NO.: 47-2008-CA-000265
TAYLOR, BEAN & WHITAKER
MORTGAGE CORP.,
PlaintffO,
VS
YANET Y RODRIGUEZ; PABLO ROD-
R1GUEZ JOHN DOE; JANE DOE AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN POSSES-
SION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SAME
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to a Final Judgment of Fore-
cieore dated the 17th day of


AugusT, 2009, and entered in Cas
No, 47-2008-CA-000265, of the Ci,
cuit Court of th 19TH Jud4ial Circuit
in and for Okeechobee County, Flo-
da, wheein TAYLOR, BEAN & WHI-
TAKER MORTGAGE CORP. Is the
Plati and YANET Y RODRIGUEZ;
PABLO RODRIGUEZ JOHN DOE
JANE DOE AS UNKOWN TENANT
(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUB-
JECT PROPERTY are defendants. I
will se. to the highest and best bid
der for ash at the OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER, 312 NW
3RD STREET, JURY ASSEMBLY
ROOM, SECOND FLOOR, OKEECHO-
BEE, FLORIDA 34972 at the Okee-
chobee County Courthouse n
Okeechobee, Florida, at 11:00 am
on the 16th day of Sept., 2009, the
following dechied phpey a set
forth in said Final Judgment, to wt:
LOT 72, BLUE HERON GOLF
AND COUNTRY CLUB PHASE 2,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 6, PAGE 59, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEE-
CHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDAI
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTER-
EST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE
SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE
PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE
DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST
FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AF9
TER THE SALE.
I, aboardane ffit te Amnericans
with Disabilites Act of 1990 (ADA)
disabled pesn who, bee of
their disablties need special acm-
modaion to participate in this prV
ceedirg should ntact we t later
than -n (7) days por to the pH
feeding Court Administration at 250
NW Country Club DO, Port Sto Lucie,
FL 34989. Phone 772=807.4370
1.800.955,8771 hearingg impaired)
or 1.800,955.8770 (voi impaired)
Dated this l8th day of Aug., 2009.
Sharon Robertson
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Uniond F. Yo.n
Deputy 0rer2
Law Office of Marshal C Watson
1800 NWV 49th street, Suite 120
Fort Lauderdale Florida 33309
Telephone: (94) 453 0365
FaTimile: (954) 771-6052
Tol Free: 1-800-441-2438
331170 ON 8/26,9/2/09

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL
JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE
NO; 2007-CA-232 DIV 0
NATIONAL CITY BANK SUCCESSOR
BY MERGER TO HARBOR FEDERAL
SAVINGS BANK
PLAINTIFF
VS,
AMY T. CODING; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF AMY T GODING, IF
ANY; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY THROUGH, UNDER,
AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED
INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS) WHO
ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR
ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN
PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS,
BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AS-
SOCIATION; JOHN DOE AND JANE
DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN
POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS)
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN purs-
ant to a Summary Final Judgment of
Forelosure dated 8/11/2009 en
tered in Civil Ca. No 2007S4A-232
DIV 0 of the Circuit Court of the
19TH Judicia{ Ouit in and for
OKEECHOBEE Gouty, OKEECHO-
BEE, F'orida, I wll sel to the highest
and best bidder for cash at the JURY
ASSEMBLY ROOM, 2nd FLOOR, at
Okeechobee Judicia Center at the
OKEECHOBEE County Courthouse 1,
cared at 312 NW 3RD STREET in
OKEECHOBEE, Floida, at 11:0. a~m.
onthe 16th day of September,
2009 the foRllwing described proper
ty as set forth in a Summary Fnal
Judgment, to-wit:
LOT 3, BLUE HERON GOLF AND
COUNTRY CLUB, PHASE 1, AC-
CORDING TO THE pLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 6, PAGES 50 AND IT,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEE-
CHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA,
Any pe-n claiming an irteres in
the surplus from the ale. any.
other than the property wner as of
the date of the lis penden, must file
a claim within 60 days after the se
Dated this l2th day of Aug., 2009.
SHARON ROBERTSON
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: nda E. Young
Deputy Oerk
THE LAW OFFICES OF
DAVID ]. STERN, PA.,
ATTORNEY FOR pLAINTIFF
900 South PinE Island Road
Suite 400
Plantaton. FL 33324-3920




Okeechobee News


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
NINETEENTH JUDICIAL Lot 11, Block 28 UNIT NUMBER 2,
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA BASSWOOD INORA c-
IN AND FOR OEEOBEE cording to the Plt thereof reord-
COUNTY ed in Plat Book 3, Page 28 of
CIVIL DIVISION Pu c Records o Okeechobee
CASE NO. 2009 CA 379 County, FloIda
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, h bn filed against you and you
acting through Rural Dee E- a r que d to e a copy of your
meet fomerle Faret Home A '- hri1e de ia, t Ie Po NNAL
inistraon (FmA, United States E YOUNG, Pl iffs attorney, wh
Depatment of Agriltu (USDA), dd, is 300e Third Street, N.W,,
P t White Have, Floda 3388, on or
Before thirty (30) days from date of
RODGER W. HOREIN ed first publae on, nd file the onenal
MARILYN HOKREOIN, beneficiae with the C0rk of the Court either be-
of LYN ANN HOKdEIN, Desed; fore serlce on Plainf0 aomey or
and JOHN DOE AND JANE OE, N rep- immeditel thereafter; oeise a
resentng l erkero mi hei defau wll be entered st you
de es grante e, as tgne, Ie forth reflef demanded in the Ceorn-
ers, eeitr, tees, or other d paint
nts by, thr h, unde, or against If you are a per o with a disabilty
LYN ANN HOKREIN deceased, who eeds any accommodation in
and all parties havng a daim, a,order to parO te this pceedng,
Sthe p isn of certain a s-
StDefendants a tnee. Please contact Crt Admins-
ttor, at (772)07-4370,
1O3IC 8O A 8N 00-955-87 hearing impaired,
S or 1-800-955877 (ie impNired),
0001 Don 4o2d 3aS0e 28te St. within 2 oing of your lpt
sTO n all 3un orer of this document;i ou art e hearing
de vis g nt s sign e s, le or voice impaired, anll
oP, c dor, trusts, other cla 1 800955 8771,
mants by, through under or against WITNESS my hand and the al of
L Ann Hokein, deceased, and all this Court on 8/20/2009.
neest In the p rpe t hereCn. S HARON ROBRTSON CLERK
rCerk of the Circuit bourt
YOU ARE NOTIFIED thIat an ac-
on to forlo a mortgage on the By: inda e Youhng
Okeechobee County, lorida; 331422 ON 8/26;9/2/09


Church hosts

yard sale

and dinner
By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News
Fort Drum Community Church, 32415
U. S. 441 N., will have
a huge yard sale and -
spaghetti dinner on -
Aug. 29. The yard
sale starts at 7 a.m.
and dinners will be e
available beginning at
10 a.m. The event will
benefit the Scott Eu- Places of
banks family to offset
medical and family ex W orship
penses. If you would i
like to donate things
for the yard sale or dinner, please call 863
467-1733, 863 357t-1581 or 863 634- 3084.
Okeechobee Church of the Naza-
rene, 425 SW 28th St., will have a spaghetti
dinner on Sunday, Aug. 30 from noon to 2
p.m. All funds will go to support the youth
of the church. The cost is $7 for adults and
$5 for children under 12. The meal includes
spaghetti, bread, salad and drink.
The Okeechobee Ministerial Associ-
ation will sponsor the Fifth Sunday Commu-
nity Service on Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. It will be
held at the Okeechobee Church of the Naza-
rene. 425 S.W 28th St. Rev. Lois Moranville,
pastor of the church, will be preaching. The
Okeechobee Community Choir will be sing-
ing and many members of the ministerial as-
sociation will be participating in the service.
Children's Church at Oakview begins
Sunday, Sept. 6 at 10:30 a.m. This is for
children from the first through third grades.
Worship Kidstyle brings Bible stories to life
and explains the day's Bible truth in a way
kids will understand. Children will watch
attention-holding life application videos that
show them how God's Word relates to their
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Trio of seniors expected to lead volleyball team


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Monica Koger enters her senior year as
one of the best all around female athletes in
Okeechobee in the past 20 years.
She excels in volleyball, and basketball,
and is also an excellent track athlete.
This year she will try to lead the volley-
ball program to not only a district title, but
even larger accomplishments. "I hope it's
the best season that I have because it's my
last one. I hope it's a good one. I feel like
I'm ready to go and get the preseason over
with, then I'll be ready."
Koger is fueled by her desire for a col-
lege scholarship. She's narrowed her sports
down to volleyball and track. She also en-
joys getting to play with her cousin, and fel-
low senior, Janezzka Koger, who is also an
outside hitter on the Brahman squad.
"Monica got me interested in volleyball,"
Janezzka said, "It's fun to play with her, its
good competition."
Caitlyn Gaucin is the third senior on this
year's squad. She was a junior varsity player
last year. She expects to see time as setter
this year along with younger players.
Gaucin got into volleyball in fifth grade
with encouragement from her mother,
Kathy Carpenter, who played volleyball in
high school in Indiana and now works for
the school system.


"She wanted me to try it and I did and
I loved the sport. I've played ever since,"
Gaucin said, "My mom is very supportive of
everything I do."
Gaucin said all of the players have
worked hard and earned a spot on the
team for a reason, because of their talent
and their positive attitudes.
Another senior on the squad who was
counted on to do big things, Megan Clem-
ons, suffered a shoulder injury during the
softball season, and is expected to miss
most of this years volleyball campaign.
Still the seniors are optimistic this will be
a great year for Okeechobee volleyball.
"My goal is to do my best and start. I
like the new coach. Hopefully we can beat
Jensen Beach and it goes well," Janezzka
said.
Monica said the defense will be a key
to beating Jensen Beach. She noted Jens-
en is known for having strong hitters and
Okeechobee must do a good job blocking
their scoring opportunities.
Monica also wants to work harder this
year and take full advantage of her talent,
"Its natural talent but I could work at it. I'm
kind of lazy. Hopefully I'll get that out of my
system and not just breeze through. I want
to get a scholarship this year."
Koger also looks forward to working
with the younger players whom she ad-


Okeechobee News/Charles Murphy
Senior girls on this year's volleyball squad (I-r) Caitlyn Gaucin, Janezzka
Koger, and Monica Koger.
mires for their skill and attitude. "I like the on Tuesday, Sept. 1, against Lincoln Park
young girls. I can teach them. We have Academy. The JV match begins at 5 p.m.
some pretty talented freshmen." and the varsity at approximately 6 p.m.
Okeechobee's first home match will be


Veterans expected to anchor


Brahmans' offensive line


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
The Brahman offensive line under the
tutelage of Bubba Harden is expected to be
one of the stronger units on the team this
year.
One big reason for that is veteran Kyle
McGee, who will be a four year letterman.
He has started on the offensive line for three
years and will open this year at right tackle.
"I feel good. I like the discipline this year.
Everybody seems to be working hard and
were all ready to go," McGee said.
The 6 footer weighs 320 pounds and is
an imposing figure. Despite his skills, he
noted he intends to attend college at Liberty
University, unless a football scholarship is of-
fered. Then he'll consider his other options.
McGee said he has improved his strength
and durability in the off season.
"I expect no less than what we've had
before. We will all work hard. We are learn-
ing everyday. I think everybody respects me
as the captain of the line. As long as we all
work together as a team, that's all that mat-
ters," he said.
Kyle and the other linemen have been
busy learning new blocking schemes. He
said that he has seen a lot of progress in the


past two weeks, "There's a little difference
this year in both the offense and defense,
but for the most part it's still all football."
McGee was slowed a little by a minor
injury in training camp, but will be 100 per-
cent when the Brahmans open up Friday at
Fort Pierce Central.
Another veteran on the line is Jonathan
Hudoff. He is better known for his work on
the basketball team and the tennis team.
Hudoff is another imposing figure with his
weight around 250 pounds. "I work hard all
the time. I think the line is doing pretty good.
We're young but we're getting experience
everyday. Once we get the plays down, that
will help."
Hudoff is also an excellent student and
expects to earn an academic scholarship
this year.
He will start at left guard this year.
Hudoff and McGee both thanked God for
their football careers. McGee also thanked
his mom Scarlett Ward and his grandpar-
ents, Kathy and Tommy McGee. Hudoff's
parents are Larry Hudoff of Miami and Can-
dace Pope of Okeechobee.


Farm Bureau Fun Shoot
Seacoast National Bank participated in the Farm Bureau fun shoot held at
Quail Creek Plantation on Aug. 22. There were 104 shooters that came out
to support the Bureau. Pictured here are John Macchia and Teresa Chandler.
Shooters enjoyed the 100 shoot contest and lunch provided by Cowboys
Restaurant.


Okeechobee News


August 26, 2009




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