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Vol. 100 No. 154 Friday, December 25, 2009


50 Plus tax


Happy Holidays: Christmas Around the World


Classifieds ............................. 16-19
Community Events....................... 6
Crossword.................................. 19
O pinion .................... .................... 4
S peak O ut ................ ............. 4
Sports .................................... 14-15
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Okeechobee News/Charles Murphy
Sacred Heart Catholic Church's annual
Christmas Around the World celebration on
Dec. 20 showcased many traditions. Above,
Lydia Cabansay, Linda McDonald and Ber-
nard Digao perform Phillipino Christmas
traditions. At right, Trisha Digao performed
traditional dances with the group Bandango
Sa ilaw. Below, Jose Garcia was one of the
Shepherds bringing gifts at Christmas in the
nativity pageant.


EOC

coming

nearer to

reality

By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News
Okeechobee County's emer-
gency operations center (EOC) is
coming closer toward reality. On
Jan. 6, 2010 there will be a pre-
construction meeting with officials
from Brooks and Freund, Inc., the
company that was awarded the
$3,594,000 contract. The project
goes before the city planning board
on Jan. 21 and construction is ex-
pected to start by Feb. 1.
Construction is expected to take
about 12 months.
For a time during recent budget
debates, it appeared the EOC proj-
ectwould be put on hold. However,
due to the depressed economy, the
bids came in much lower than an-
ticipated. The 2008/09 budget con-
tained $5.6 million for the EOC.
The county has $1.5 million in
state and federal grants. Subtract-
ing the grant from the bid amount
and allowing for fees and a 5 per-
cent contingency brings the coun-
ty's cost down to $2.4 million.
However, when the vote came
up on Nov. 12, Commissioner Clit
Betts did not think it was a good
enough bargain. He cast the lone
dissenting vote.
The building will be built to sus-
tain 185 MPH winds and will be
completely self-sufficient for up to
seven days with a generator, well
and sewage collection tanks.
Post your opinions in the Public Is-
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Special to the Okeechobee News/NES

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Cindy Pearce is the 2009-10 School Related Employee of the Year from North
Elementary! Cindy is a paraprofessional who is extremely creative and mag-
nificent with our students.


Special to the Okeechobee News/NES

Teacher of the year
Tina Suarez is the North Elementary Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Suarez is a
third grade teacher loved by all!


Okeechobee
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Christmas Day...Considerable cloudi-
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Tonight: Considerable cloudiness with a
slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid
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Extended Forecast
Saturday...Considerable cloudiness
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lower 70s. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Saturday Night...Partly cloudy with a
slight chance of showers. Lows in the upper
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Businesses help prevent juvenile delinquency


TALLAHASSEE The Florida Juvenile Jus-
tice Foundation Inc. (FJJF) is accepting nomi-
nations for the 14th Annual Governor's Com-
munity Investment Awards. Foundation Board
Chairman Barney Bishop has encouraged
DJJ partners to respond to "this opportunity
[which] promotes and formally recognizes
business involvement in juvenile delinquency
prevention and intervention programs." Gov-
ernor Charlie Crist has been invited to attend a
ceremony in Tallahassee to announce the win-
ners during the week of Feb. 15, 2010.
Florida's businesses help reduce juvenile
delinquency by contributing in many different
ways, such as encouraging people to be men-
tors, volunteering with programs, offering job
shadowing and youth employment opportuni-
ties, financial or in-kind contributions, and tan-
gible resources.
The awards are granted in four categories:
For-Profit Corporation, Not-For-Profit Corpo-
ration, Independent Business, and Franchise.
Past recipients include Scripps Treasure Coast
Newspapers/Scripps Howard Foundation,
Spring Engineering, Inc., The Kenneth T. and
Mildred S. Gammons Charitable Foundation,
and Citrix Systems, Inc.
The nomination form, nomination instruc
tions and details on eligibility are posted at:


http://www.djjfoundation.org/gcia.shtml. All
nominations must be postmarked or received
no later than Wednesday, January 6, 2010, at
5:00 p.m.
FJJF is the 501(c)(3) not-for-profit direct-
support organization for DJJ. Its mission is to
solicit and steward private gifts that are used
to help children in the juvenile justice system.


FJJF was originally established in October 1994
as the Florida Business Partners, a public-pri-
vate partnership with the Governor's Office,
DJJ and business leaders. FJJF sponsors the
annual Governor's Community Investment
Awards, which recognize the outstanding ef
forts of business leaders and organizations in
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December 25, 2009 Okeechobee News


Task force arrests suspected drug dealer


By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
A suspected street-level drug dealer was
arrested after members of the Okeechobee
Narcotics Task Force served a search war-
rant on his home and found
suspected crack cocaine.
Randy Henry Cotton, 51,
N.W 12th St., Okeechobee,
was arrested Tuesday, Dec.
22, on a felony charge of
possession of cocaine with
intent to sell. He was also
arrested on a misdemean-
or charge of possession of Randy Henry
drug paraphernalia. Cotton
Although he has been
booked into the Okeechobee County Jail
his bond had not been set as of newspaper
deadline.
An arrest report by a task force detective
states that a search warrant was served on
Cotton's apartment around 4:40 p.m. Tues-
day. During a search the detective stated that
3.5 grams of suspected crack cocaine was
found in the living room.
The suspected cocaine was field tested
and indicated a positive result for the pres-
ence of cocaine, stated the detective.

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Also found in the apartment was a glass turns a profit of $2,800 per week by selling
pipe commonly used to smoke marijuana, crack cocaine.
stated the report, along with $2,224 in cash. Also arrested at the apartment was an-
Cotton, added the detective's report, has other man who was charged with the mis-


been unemployed for three years, demeanor of resisting a law enforcement
According to the arrest report Cotton officer without violence.
Man faces charge of attempted murder
By Eric Kopp But, stated the deputy, Osceola placed the
Okeechobee News woman into a headlock then kneed her in
An argument over a key chain ended the face and rammed her head into the closet
when a man was arrested on several felony door. The man then made her lie on the bed
charges, including attempted murder. and told her to close her eyes. With her eyes
Russell Osceola Jr., 26, Okeechobee, was closed, the woman reportedly told the deputy
arrested Tuesday, Dec. 22, on charges of at- that she could hear Osceola loading shells
tempted murder, possession of a firearm by into the shotgun.
a convicted felon, aggravated assault with a After a few minutes, Osceola told the vic-
firearm, false imprisonment tim to get her Bible and start praying while
and felony battery. she sat in a corner of the bedroom. As she
Although he had been prayed, Osceola "... sat on the bed with the
booked into the Okeecho- shotgun loaded, (his) finger on the trigger
bee County Jail, his bond and the safety off," the report stated.
newspapd not beer deadline as of After a few minutes, Osceola slouched
According to an arrest down on the bed and fell asleep.
report by Deputy Howard Deputy Pickering stated that the victim
Pickering, of the Okeecho- Russell waited about 30 to 45 minutes to make sure
bee County Sheriff's Office Osceola, Jr. Osceola was asleep then grabbed the shot-
(OCSO), the argument be- gun, got into her vehicle and locked the doors
tween Osceola and the female victim esca- then called the sheriff's office.
lated to the point that he began to choke her The deputy's report indicated that the
while threatening to kill her. woman had a large "knot" on her forehead,
At one point Osceola allegedly choked the a bloody scrape to her right shin and her
victim until she went limp. mouth was bleeding. But, she refused medi-
He then reportedly forced the woman into cal treatment.


a closet and told ner to stay there until ne
returned from the living room of the home.
Upon his return, he reportedly told her "... he
had to kill her because if he did not she would
call the cops," the deputy's report stated.
Osceola then grabbed a 20 gauge shotgun
and the woman began fighting him again, the
report continues. They both fell to the floor
and he once again started to choke her, the
report stated. The victim escaped by sticking
her fingers into Osceola's eyes.


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Merry Christmas
With all that's wrong with the world
and with all the worries and concerns of ev-
eryday life, it just feels good to rise above
it all and wish everyone who wishes to be
wished a very Merry Christmas.
We went to the Sacred Heart Catholic
Church program on Sunday. What a nice
program. We really enjoyed the entertain-
ment. The Chobee Steelers and the Irish
Dancers were the highlight for us. The other
entertainment was very good too and the
Nativity scene with all the children was
wonderful. They were all so cute in their
costumes. What a great way to celebrate
the Christmas Holidays. Thank you Sacred
Heart.
I know many people have to spend
less this Christmas because of the problems
with the economy. People have lost their
jobs. Some have taken a cut in pay in or-
der to keep their jobs. It is very tough out
there. So to those who did put up holiday
lights and decorations this year, I want to
say "thank you." It lightens my heart to see
the holiday lights and my children just abso-
lutely love them. We splurge a little and take
the long way home just to see the decorated
houses. And to those who are making do
with less, remember our Lord was born in
a stable. That first Christmas was not cele-
brated with anything fancy. But they had the
love of their little family and the joy of the
miracle of Christmas. That's all you need to
have a Merry Christmas.
I think we do American children a
disservice by the extreme commercial-
ism of Christmas. The hype generated by
the department stores is designed to get
us to spend more money. But to really cel-
ebrate Christmas you don't need to spend
any money. I think it would be better if we
spend less time talking about Santa Claus
and more time reading the Christmas story
in the Bible.
Merry Christmas to everyone who
reads Speak Out!


Remember the story of the Grinch?
You don't need presents or feasts to have
Christmas. Christmas doesn't come from
the store.
H1N1
I just heard that a former Okeechobee
County resident died of H1N1 in Colorado.
According to the obituary in another pa-
per, former Okeechobee County Attorney
Kyle Van Landingham died Nov. 17. Mr. Van
Landingham was the author of four books
on regional history. He served as Okeecho-
bee County Attorney for about 10 years,
ending in 1987, and moved to Colorado
three years later.
In response to the comment about Ca-
nadians getting their flu shot for free here
when they have national healthcare in Can-
ada, everyone deserves to have this vaccine
if they choose. Would you want to get close
to a foreigner that couldn't get the shot be-
cause they were not from here and contract
the virus yourself and get sick? I know I
wouldn't and I definitely wouldn't want my
children to. Just try to think of it in this kind
of perspective. Think of everyone as if they
were your immediate family We are all re-
lated since we all are descendent of Adam
and Eve. Happy Holidays to everyone.

Handicapped parking
I have a handicap card. I look nor-
mal, healthy, don't limp, can drive, and am
probably one of the ones that others notice
because I look so good. However, I have a
serious heart problem-cardiac myopathy,
congestive heart failure and reduced heart
function. It doesn't show. I can walk, but if
I walk too far, my implanted defibrillator is
liable to go off-and I guarantee you don't
want to witness that. I suggest that folks
who try to judge others by appearances
should maybe look in a mirror.
I'd rather see motorcycles parked in
the stripped areas than taking up a whole
parking space for just one bike. I'm handi-
capped but I park far away because spend-
ing time driving around trying to find a spot
is a waste of time, money, and gas, to say
nothing about the pollution. It's too bad we
all seem to be in such a hurry today to find
the closest parking spot when so many peo-
ple could use that little bit of extra exercise.
I park as far out at the end of the park-
ing lot as I can because it is healthier for me.
When it's rainy, oh well a little rain don't
hurt anyone.


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Look to the sky for




white pelicans


As I See It

By Rodney Barreto
FWC Chairman
One of the many benefits of living in
Florida is enjoying the vast variety of wild-
life. Bald eagles are a routine sight now over
much of the state; black bears have made a
major resurgence and are everywhere now
it seems; species such as deer and wild tur-
key are common and so are many others.
One species you may miss that's migrat-
ing into the state now is the white pelican.
A few days ago Lynn Haven resident Diane
Ramsey captured a flock on camera as the
birds rested on North Bay near Panama City.
Just like a variety of other migratory species,
white pelicans leave their summer homes
in the West and Midwest and head south as
winter approaches.
While our common brown pelican has
a 61/2 71/2-foot wing span, white pelicans
have a much larger wing span, stretching as
much as 91/2 feet as they fly. White pelicans
are also substantially larger, weighing up
to 17 pounds. Brown pelicans rarely weigh
more than four pounds.
Stephen Nesbitt spent 35 years working
as a wildlife biologist with the Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation Commission
(FWC) and the former Game and Fresh
Water Fish Commission. Most of his work
was with brown pelicans and bald eagles.
He's retired now but still does a significant
amount of contract work with the FWC on
these species.
He says white pelicans nest in early sum-
mer along freshwater lakes in northern
California, Utah, North Dakota, Kansas, Ne-
braska and well into Canada. Unlike brown
pelicans, which are "plunge divers," white
pelicans sit on the surface and scoop all sorts
of small freshwater fish such as various min-
nows, suckers, shiners and anything small
that is unfortunate enough to swim near
them. Nesbitt said it's in the fall as tempera-
tures begin to drop that white pelicans begin
a southward migration that can lead them to
Florida, Louisiana, Texas or Mexico.


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"To be such big birds, they're fairly light
but they have a big wingspan. Like a lot of
birds, they migrate following fronts of high
pressure. They catch the thermals and they
can go forever," he said.
Nesbitt said white pelicans likely follow
the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico,
then by the thousands, they head either east
or west, probably returning to places they've
been going to for thousands of years.
The pelicans that Ramsey photographed
are likely to wind up in any number of plac-
es in Florida. Nesbitt said it's common to see
wintering flocks near Cedar Key on the Gulf
Coast, but most spend their winter months
on lakes and rivers-from the St. Johns River
down to the Kissimmee chain of lakes and
Lake Okeechobee.
Nesbitt said one noteworthy characteris-
tic of both white and brown pelicans is their
sensitivity to harmful chemicals or pesticides
in the water. He said they are the "canary in
the coal mine" when it comes to dangerous
pollutants.
Just a few years ago dozens of white peli-
cans and several other species of birds died
when they tried to feed on a flooded vegeta-
ble farm near Lake Apopka in North Central
Florida. The culprit highly toxic pesticides
- bound in the soil until the lake was filled.
Around 1960, a similar pesticide spill or
case of illegal dumping cost Louisiana virtu-
ally all of its brown pelicans, according to
Nesbitt. Overnight, he said, almost 40,000
pairs of pelicans disappeared from that
state. Florida later played a part in restoring
their populations by sending dozens of pairs
of birds.
For now, though, look to the sky, par-
ticularly to the west, as you drive anywhere
along the coast. If you're lucky enough
to see a flock of migrating white pelicans,
they'll typically be 2,000-3,000 feet high and
drifting along in a lazy line. Sometimes the
entire flock will do a lazy, 360-degree turn
before resuming their flight.
Their stay here in the Sunshine State is
fairly limited. By March or early April, they
reverse the process and fly back to familiar
grounds. It's nature's amazing way.


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debate, not to dominate it with our own opinions.
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potential conflicts to our readers.
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Friday, December 25, 2009




December 25, 2009


Okeechobee News


Slow down for panthers at dusk and beyond


A Florida panther met an untimely death
in the early morning hours of Dec. 17, after
a collision with a vehicle on Interstate 75 in
Broward County, near the Broward-Collier
county line. Fourteen panthers have been
killed on roadways in Florida so far in 2009,
and that has wildlife officials concerned. The
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Com-
mission (FWC) urges motorists to be vigilant
while driving as daylight fades.
To avoid collisions with roaming pan-
thers, the FWC requests that motorists obey
posted speed limits and remain on guard for
panthers crossing roads at dusk and later.
Panthers tend to be more active during
the hours between dusk and dawn, when
most automobile strikes occur. The driver
of the vehicle in the early-morning collision
saw the panther at the last minute and could
not avoid the collision because of the speed
of the vehicle. FWC biologists note that pan-
thers often make a sudden dash as a car ap-
proaches, limiting the ability to avoid an ac-
cident, especially when drivers are traveling
at higher speeds.
To help protect the large cats from in-
creasing traffic threats,
the FWC, along with .
sheriff's deputies and
the Florida Highway CROUS
Patrol, actively enforce
panther speed zones in IEA
Lee and Collier counties. 5 MILES
Panther speed zones are M
well-marked, with speed -
limits reduced at night to 45 mph.
Collier County has four panther speed
zones: two on State Road 29 and two on


U.S. 41, including a new zone posted last
year running through Collier-Seminole State
Park.
In Lee County, there are three panther
speed zones: one each on Corkscrew Road,
Daniels Road Extension and Alico Road.
Motorists who violate panther speed
zones often receive fines exceeding $200
for their first offense. There is a mandatory
court appearance for any violation of more
than 29 mph over the posted limit.
Though Florida has experienced a sig-
nificant increase in panther numbers, from
an estimated 30 animals 20 years ago to ap-
proximately 100 today, Darrell Land, FWC
biologist and panther team leader, cautions
that the species is far from recovered. "Pan-
ther deaths, including those from vehicle
strikes, have increased, in part because of a
rise in its numbers," Land said. "In spite of
the modest increase in numbers, every cat
remains important to the survival of the spe-
cies in the wild."
The number of Florida panthers killed by
collisions with vehicles has been on the in-
crease since 2000, ranging from 6 to 15 per
year. The highest figure occurred in 2007
when 15 panthers are known to have died
on state highways.
"Motorists also should be aware that pan-
thers are not always struck in posted pan-
ther speed zones," Land said. "We caution
motorists to be on the lookout for the large
cats in wild areas near panther zones, espe-
cially around sundown."
The FWC has worked diligently for more
than 20 years to reduce panther highway
mortality. Work by FWC biologists has been


H1N1 Clinics scheduled
The Okeechobee County Health De- information statements can be found at
apartment will conduct H1N1 flu immu- www.okeechobeeeoc.com. More informa-
nization clinics at the health department, tion about H1N1 can be found at www.my-
1728 NW 9th Ave. Appointments can be flusafety.com. Additional vaccine has been
made by calling 863-462-5819. The vac-
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Community Calendar


Friday
Merry Christmas!
Saturday
A group class in ballroom dancing is be-
ing offered in Okeechobee at Church of Our
Saviour Parrish Hall, 200 N.W Third Street
on Saturday afternoons at 4 p.m. The cost
for the hour lesson is $10. Private instruc-
tions are also available. Come and enjoy the
fun with or without a partner. For more in-
formation call 772-794-9040.
A.A. meeting from 8 until 9 p.m. at
Okeechobee Presbyterian Church, 312 N.
Parrott Ave. It will be a closed discussion.


Sunday
A.A. meets from 7:30 until 8:30 p.m. at
the Church of Our Saviour, 200 N.W. Third St.
It will be an open step meeting.
A.A. open 12 step meeting from 7:30 until
8:30 p.m. at the Church of Our Savior, 200
N.W. Third St.
AA. meeting will be held from noon to
1 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 200
N.W. Second St. This will be an open meet-
ing.
Okeechobee Senior Singers meet at
9:30 a.m. at the Okeechobee Presbyterian
Church, 312 North Parrott Ave. Everyone
who enjoys singing is invited. For information
or to schedule an appearance for your group,
call Marge Skinner at 863-532-0449.


successful in increasing the population of
Florida panthers and restoring the genetic
health and vigor of the panther population.
Much of the funding for panther research
and monitoring comes from fees collected
when residents purchase panther specialty
license plates.
"Research by biologists includes field
studies on the panther to determine den-


ning habits and movement patterns," said
Kipp Frohlich, leader of the FWC's Imperiled
Species Management Section. "All of these
studies aid in the long-term survival and re-
covery of the Florida panther."
For more information on the Florida
panther, go to www.floridapanthernet.org.
To report dead or injured panthers, call the
Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-404-3922.


Main Street Holiday Mixer well attended


The accounting firm of Costopoulos and
Helton hosted the December Main Street
Mixer on Thursday, Dec. 17. Mike Costopou-
los and Donna Helton and their staff wel-
comed over 100 people who came out to en-
joy holiday foods catered by Lisa Lumpkin,
door prizes and networking. Renee Mims


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Members of Okeechobee Main Street
and the staff of Costopoulos and Hel-
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over at the January Mixer. A special thanks
to Costopolous and Helton, CPA, Seacoast
National Bank, Sandy Doon-Hoyt, Gayle Mo-
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for furnishing door prizes for this event.


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Community Events

Blood drives planned
The Florida Blood Centers will be hosting
blood drives on Saturday, Dec. 26 at Wal-
Mart from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec.
27, at the Golden Corral Restaurant from 11
a.m. to 4 p.m.
Masonic Lodge holds breakfast
The Masonic Lodge, 107 NW 5th St., will
hold a breakfast on Sunday, Dec. 27, from
8-11 a.m., with eggs, bacon, sausage, grits,
pancakes, biscuits/gravy, juice and coffee.
The public is welcome. For information call,
Hugh Alger, 863-467-1491.
Register and pay for IRSC online
Indian River State College students can
use the convenience of the web to register
and pay for their classes for the Spring Se-
mester while the College is closed for Winter
Break. The College is now closed for Winter
Break but will reopen on Monday, Jan. 4,
2010. Classes for the Spring Semester start
Jan. 6. The last day to pay for classes and
avoid a late fee is Jan. 4. For more informa-
tion about IRSC and to register and pay for
classes, visit www.irsc.edu.
Publix to host blood drives
Florida Blood Centers Bloodmobile will
be at Publix Supermarket on Monday, Dec.
28, and Tuesday, Dec. 29 from noon to 6
p.m. All donors will receive a coupon for 50
percent discount on Universal Studios Flor-
ida admission for up to four people, plus a
pint of ice cream, plus a special surprise gift.
Photo ID is required for all donors. For more
information, call 1-888-9-DONATE (1-888-
936-6283) or go onlikne to FloridasBlood-
Centers.org.
Shared services network
to hold meeting
The Executive Roundtable of the Shared
Services Network of Okeechobee County
will conduct its bi-monthly meeting at 1:30
p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, in the board room
of the Okeechobee County School Board Of-
fice. This forum provides a mechanism for
dialogue and problem solving in our com-
munity through the collaborative efforts of
our local decision makers. the public is in-
vited to attend. For more information, please
call Sharon Vinson 863-462-5000, Ext. 257.


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bee County Sheriff's Office (OCSO) Cops for Kids program. Lt. Yeates said
nearly $1,000 was spent on toys this year, and that the bulk of that money
was donated by OCSO deputies. Besides gifts, the children and their fami-
lies will also receive a Christmas dinner. The program is put on by the OCSO
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Amy Weber is the Seminole Elemen-
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Ms. Weber is a fifth grade teacher and
team leader who has been at Seminole for
four years.
Ms. Weber uses research-based in-
structional practices by modeling impor-
tant skills, allowing for small group work
and independent practice, and giving stu-
dents an opportunity to work individually
with her in teacher directed centers.
She differentiates her instruction in or-
der to meet the individual needs of each
student by using data to drive her decision
making.
Continuously growing and learning
in order to provide her students with the
best possible education, Ms. Weber vol-
unteered to participate in a technology
grant. As a participant, her classroom was
equipped with various pieces of technol-
ogy that has led to improved student per-
formance.
Students have the opportunity to read,
record their voices, and then listen to their
readings, whereby increasing their fluency
and comprehension.
Using various computer programs and
software, they can create movies, presen-
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story, passage, or newspaper article.
Ms. Weber said that she has always
wanted to be a teacher because she wants
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Christmas Around the World
The angel (top left) was portrayed by Mia Lazaro at the
Christmas Around the World at Sacred Heart Catholic
Church on Sunday. Above, Savannah Goggins (Mary)
and Barnabe Soriano (Joseph) took part in the Nativity
Pageant. Bottom left, D.J. Washington and the Okeecho-
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Children's Services Council
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Children's Services Council will once
again offer creative groups an opportuni-
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children and youth of Okeechobee. Any
agency/group who has a great idea for a
summer activity, can apply to the Council
for a Special Summer Project. The major
goal is to provide a summer program for
a maximum of nine weeks for children/
youth ages 4-18. Not for one-day events,
the project must detail who, where,
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Waste Management makes 'deliveries' for the holidays
SWaste Management took to the streets much more, along with some new clothes.
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Waste Management staffers Chris Hickman (left) and Jenny Pung (right) helped
brighten the holiday for some local families including Dakota, Robert, Chris,
Scotty and Cheyenne Crum.


Church of God of Prophecy


provides holiday surprise


The Church of God of Prophecy pro-
vided a Christmas surprise to a local family
through the CASTLE (Child Abuse Services,
Training & Life Enrichment) organization.
The CASTLE organization took the family for
a walk and the Church moved in to decorate
and place food and gifts under the Christ-
mas tree.
The Christmas tree was purchased from
the Hospice silent auction from an anony-
mous donor and given back to the owner.


The tree, which was decorated with real
money, was then donated to this CASTLE
family.
The Mendoza/Harlow family was thrilled
to walk back into the house and see that
Christmas had arrived! Anna, the mother
of two, her two children, father and brother
were present to enjoy the gift.
Anna has just graduated parenting class-
es through CASTLE and will be starting a job
in January.


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Waste Management provided Christmas
gifts for five families having a difficult time
this holiday season. From Okeechobee to
Martin County and Palm Beach County
Waste Management employees met families
struggling through foreclosures, layoffs and
even illnesses and brought them some relief
this special time of year.
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received some specially requested fun gifts
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County loses great asset in Pete Keogh


By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News
A true cowboy was laid to rest last
Wednesday.
Pete Keogh, director of the Okeechobee
County Agri-Civic Center, died Friday, Dec.
11 after a long illness.
On Jan. 17, 2010 he would have been
65 years old. Appropriately, a cowboy style
celebration of his life was held Dec. 16 at
the Agri-Civic Center. Mr. Keogh's horse was
there and some of the attendees sat on hay
bales.
Several people spoke including Terry Bur-
roughs, who serves on the Agri-Civic Center
advisory committee, former county com-
missioner John Abney and Mr. Keogh's for-
mer boss from Coral Springs. The event was
coordinated by County Commissioner Noel
Chandler. Then, according to his wishes, Mr.
Keogh's coffin was carried by horse trailer to
Basinger Cemetery.
Mr. Keogh had been director of the agri-
civic center for the last three years. Before
that time he had worked for St. Lucie County
for 10 years and for the 24 years before that
he worked for the City of Coral Springs.
"Pete was a consummate professional
and friend," said John Mazzola who was
Mr. Keogh's predecessor and the first direc-
tor of the agri-civic center. "His expertise as
a municipal recreation director for many
years allowed him to serve the residents
of Okeechobee County as the truce focus,
goals and objectives of the agri-civic center


evolved following its inaugural year of op-
eration."
When Mr. Keogh first arrived on the job,
he faced opposition and criticism.
"The key to Pete is that he never paid
attention to the opposition," said Mr. Bur-
roughs, "He was very down home and busi-
ness like."
Mr. Keogh turned a negative situation
around and the facility earned money each
year of his administration.
Mr. Keogh knew a lot of people and had a
lot of connections he used to Okeechobee's
advantage. He was responsible for bringing
the first National Day of the American Cow-
boy celebration east of the Mississippi River
to Okeechobee. That was three years ago.
The event has grown every year since then.
Several nationally known horse trainers have
come to the agri-civic center.
Under Mr. Keogh's administration, the
first ever county fair was held at the agri-civic
center. Halloween festivities were relocated
from downtown and the fourth of July fire-
works were moved from Okee Tantie Camp-
ground and Marina.
"His vision was for Okeechobee to grow,"
said Commissioner Chandler.
County Administrator Lyndon Bonner
first met Mr. Keogh during the county fair just
before Mr. Bonner was hired by the county.
He was favorably impressed with Mr. Keogh
and established a good working relationship
which grew with time. Mr. Bonner said Mr.
Keogh brought a lot to the job including his


Submitted photo
Pete Keogh was happy to call Okeecho-
bee his home.

experience operating exposition centers.
"He will be sorely missed."
Mr. Burroughs called Mr. Keogh "a true
friend" who tremendously impacted his
life."
Mr. Keogh loved Okeechobee. Even
though he only lived here three years, it had
been Mr. Keogh's goal for many years to live
in Okeechobee. He was familiar with the
community, often visiting here on weekends
to get away from the hustle and bustle of
Coral Springs.
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By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News
Christmas Day, 1837 was a memorable
time for the swampy, wilderness area that
eighty years later would come to be known
as Okeechobee County. A living link to that
day will be coming here in February.
On Christmas Day, 1837, the Battle of
Okeechobee was fought in the area near the
Treasure Island Fire Station. This largest and
bloodiest battle of the Second Seminole War
pitted U.S. forces led by Col. Zachary Taylor
against a band of Seminoles led by chiefs Al-
ligator, Wild Cat and Sam Jones.
On Feb. 6 and 7, 2010 Matt Taylor, a direct
descendant of Col Taylor, will be appearing
at the battle reenactment. He will be bring-
ing some artifacts belonging to the Colonel.
For the second year the battle reenact-
ment will be held on state owned land.
Previous reenactments had been held on
nearby private property. In 2006 part of the
battlefield was bought by the state and the
process is underway to make it into a state
park commemorating the battle.
For the first time this year, there will be a


special presentation for school children on
Friday, Feb. 5.
The Spanish and later the British policy
was to coexist with the Indians, but the U.S.
policy was to move them west of the Missis-
sippi River. When the Indians saw what was
happening, they took up arms to defend
their way of life.
The battle site was all sawgrass and cov-
ered in two or three feet of water. The Indi-
ans were situated in trees in the hammock
on the other side of the sawgrass swamp.
Who won?
It all depends on which authority is used.
"The Guide to the Lake Okeechobee Area"
by Bill and Carol Gregware states: "Tay-
lor claimed victory." The opposite story is
told by Betty Williamson and Twila Valen-
tine in their book "Strolling Down Country
Roads." These authors claim that the Battle
of Okeechobee is "one of he few battles
between the Seminole nation and the U.S.
Army in which the Seminoles could claim
victory." The Seminoles claim they have nev-
er been defeated and never signed a peace
treaty with the U.S.


However, there is agreement that the sol-
diers suffered overwhelming casualties and
the Indians withdrew in the face of superior
numbers. The soldiers did not pursue the
withdrawing Indians. It is not certain how
many Indians were killed since the Indians
took their dead with them when they with-
drew.


A monument on U.S. 441 SE commemo-
rates this battle by giving a brief account and
listing the U. S. casualties.
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The Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners will submit a
$470,595 CDBG grant application for 2008 disaster recovery.
Approximately $57,977 of the total grant is available for repair/reconstruc-
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FWC documents record


number of manatee deaths


December 25, 2009


Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wild-
life Conservation Commission's (FWC) Fish
and Wildlife Research Institute documented
419 manatee carcasses in state waters as of
Dec. 11. This preliminary data indicates that
the total number of manatee deaths for 2009
has surpassed the highest number on record
for a calendar year.
Preliminary totals for 2009 will be avail-
able on Wednesday, Jan. 6, unless there is
an unusually high number of manatee car-
casses reported in the next two weeks. A


statewide perspective on these numbers, in-
cluding category breakdowns will be avail-
able at that time.
To report a dead or distressed manatee,
call the FWC Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-
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Special to the Okeechobee News/Jo O'Mallan
The Men's Rec 2 Champs team includes: Saul Tijerina, Howard Sanders, Vidal
Torres, Jordan Jones, Joe Gaucin, Ruben Guerrero, Doug McDonald, Raymond
Gray, Kyle Linear, Larry Howard, John Kemp, Lalo Rodriguez, Phillip Chonte,
and Mike Davis. The team would like to thank Positive Medical for this year's
sponsorship.


FWC urges hunter safety


with tree stand harnesses


Two serious tree stand accidents last
month have Florida Fish and Wildlife Con-
servation Commission (FWC) hunter safety
staff reminding hunters to wear a safety har-
ness when using a tree stand.
On Nov. 21, Pace resident Anthony Ed-
die Vanna, 33, died after falling from his
tree stand in the Blackwater River State For-
est near Munson. Vanna was muzzleloader
hunting for deer when he fell 23.5 feet. He
apparently was attempting to come down
the tree at sundown.
The previous day, Susan Rudd of Quincy
fell backwards off a 12-foot tall ladder stand
while hog hunting on private property in
Gadsden County Although injured, she
managed to walk out and call for help.
Rudd was Life-Flighted to Tallahassee Me-
morial Hospital and admitted. She has since


been discharged from the hospital.
FWC law enforcement investigators say
neither hunter wore a safety harness.
Bill Cline, the FWC's section leader for
hunter safety and public shooting ranges,
said anyone who hunts from a tree stand
should wear a safety harness.
"If you're going to leave the ground, you
need to wear a full body harness. If a hunter
isn't willing to do that, they need to stay on
the ground. It's that simple," Cline said.
Hunters who use older tree stand belts
or upper-chest straps should discard them,
Cline said. He encourages hunters to visit
MyFWC.com/HunterSafety and take the free
online tree stand safety course.


Youth basketball sign ups coming in January
The Parks & Recreation Department is accepting sign-ups for the 2010 Youth Basket-
ball League until Friday, Jan. 8, for youth ages 9-14.
Registration is conducted at the Recreation Department in the Sports Complex on 640
N.W 27th Lane Monday-Friday, between 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
A copy of the child's birth certificate is required at registration, along with a fee of $40
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Special to the Okeechobee News/Patricia Mullins
Competitive cheers
Okeechobee High School Football Cheerleaders prepare for the upcoming 2009-2010 FHSAA Cheerleading Competi-
tion. In the back row from left to right are: Assistant Coach, Karen Matthews, Brittany Box, Kristin Crenshaw, Erika Jones,
Brandi Perona, Allison Chandler, Head Coach: Pattie Mullins. In the front row from left to right are: Mary Barber, Captain:
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Torres, a role model for young soccer players


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Ivan Torres enjoyed a successful fresh-
man year for Brewton Parker College in
Georgia this fall.
He made a successful
transition from high school
to college soccer and was
the only freshman on the
squad to start all 15 match-
es. During the holidays Tor-
res returned to Okeecho-
bee and was quick to come
back to the high school
and give words of advice to Ivan Torres
the younger players on this
year's Brahman team.
"It is good to see the team play again. It
is good to motivate them and come support
them," he added. Torres started at right mid
field for the Barons. They finished (3-11-1),
an improvement over the 2008 campaign.
"I felt my freshman year went really well.
It was way different from high school. I'm
hoping not to move around too much and
stay at the same school. Coach promised
more scholarship money next year so I think
I'll be good there."
Torres said he felt he was equal in abil-
ity to college players. Many of the players
he competed against were older, and some
even came from foreign countries. "I think I
was up to their level. I might need next year
to tighten up our team and improve."
Torres also encourages other Okeecho-
bee players to go to college and earn a de-
gree. A group of Okeechobee kids, including
last year's leading scorer Alan Najara, plan
to attend a tryout at Brewton Parker in Janu-
ary. "Hopefully I'll be out there scrimmag-


ing with them. I'll help the coach look at the
players and tell them what I know about
them," he added.
Torres said he likes what he sees from the
current group of Brahmans. He said watch-
ing them play made the nine hour drive well
worth it. "It feels real good to see them play.
How they played tonight was amazing."
Brahman Coach Lonnie Sears has fond
memories of the days he coached Torres. He
said Torres was always a good listener, and


applied what the coaches tried to teach him.
"He listened and he learned in high school.
Coaches love that in a player. He was ex-
tremely coachable." Sears said many of his
current and former players have the ability
to play college soccer. He said they just have
to commit themselves to doing that, "That
shows you where Okeechobee soccer is.
Coaches think highly of our players. The sky
is the limit for most of these guys if they just
put their mind to it."


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Flonda Foreclosure Attorneys, PLLC
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURTOF
THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUITIN AND FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 08-CA-97
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST
COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE, IN TRUST
FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF
ARGENT SECURITIES INC., ASSET-
BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFI-
CATES, SERIES 2006-M2
Plaintiff
VS.
IRIS MARRERO, etal.
Defendant(s)
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pursu-
ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-
sure or Order dated 11/16/2009,
entered in Civil Case Number 08-
CA-97, in the Circuit Court for OKEE-
CHOBEE County, Horida, wherein
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST
COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE, IN TRUST
FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF
ARGENT SECURITIES INC., ASSET-
BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFI-
CATES, SERIES 2006-M2 is the Plain-
tiff, and IRIS MARRERO, et al., are
the Defendants, I will sell the prop-
erty situated in OKEECHOBEE
County, Flonda, descnbed as:
Lot 19, Block 10, of BASS-
WOOD, Unit No.l, according to
the Plat thereof, as recorded
in Plat Book 3, Page(s) 22, of
the Public records of Okeecho-
bee County, Florida.
at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder, for cash, at Jury Assem
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N.W. Third Street, Okeechobee, FL
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Construction, 3BR, 2
BA, Oversized garage,
fenced, metal roof, im-
pact windows, tank less
water heater, owner fi-
nancing. Call for apt.
(863)357-1124 or cell
(863)447-1556


NOTICE OF MEETING
Okeechobee County Construction Industry
Licensing Board
The Okeechobee County Construction Industry Licensing Board will hold z
public meeting on Tuesday, January 5th, 2010, at 3:30 RM. The public
meeting will be held at the Okeechobee County Health Department Audi-
tonum, located at the 1728 N.W 9th Avenue, Okeechobee, Flonda. Foi
more information, contact Virginia Derry at the Planning and Developmen
Department, 499 N.W. 5th Street, Okeechobee, Flonda 34972;
(863) 824-3010.
All interested parties shall have the opportunity to be heard at this public
meeting. Any person deciding to appeal any decision by the Licensinc
Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting will need tc
ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made and that thE
record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal will bE
based. Planning and Development tapes are for the sole purpose of backup
for official record of the Department
Virginia Derry, Secretary to Board
Okeechobee County Construction
Industry Licensing Board
342307 ON 12/25/09 1/1/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD408
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that CRYSTAL I LLC the holder of the fol
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issue
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description o0
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 2133 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: TAYLOR CREEK ISLES SECTION 6 LOT 589
1-35-37-35-0110-00000-5890
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
GERALDINE BERTRAM
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobe'E
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 14th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding ai
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.437C
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARTED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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December 25, 2009 Okeechobee News 17


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD405
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that DENTON II LLC the holder of the fol-
owing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
hjereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of
:he property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
certificatee No: 1966 YearofIssuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: PETIT PARK LOTS 11 & 12 BLOCK 4
1-20-37-35-0050-00040-0110
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
lame(s) in which assessed:
GERALDINE BERTRAM
Jnless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 14th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Dkeechobee County, Florida
Is/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
10TICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
:ourt Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
Within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
341139 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD398
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TARPON IV LLC the holder of the fol-
owing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
hjereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of
:he property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
certificatee No: 2501 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: CITY OF OKEECHOBEE LOT 7 BLOCK 24
3-15-37-35-0010-00240-0070
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
lame(s) in which assessed:
GERALDINE BERTRAM
Jnless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
ee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 14th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Dkeechobee County, Florida
Is/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
10TICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
:ourt Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
Within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARTED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
341142 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD232
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol-
owing cerbficate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descnpbon of
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 1648 Yearof Issuance: June-01-2007
Descnpbon of Property: BASSWOOD UNIT 3 LOT 5 BLOCK 36
1-05-37-35-0030-00360-0050
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
AARON LYONS
Jnless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such cerbficate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
xee, Flonda at 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Dkeechobee County, Flonda
(s/ Robin R. Parsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
[n accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days pnor to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Dnve, Port St. Lucie, Horida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
Within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
340831 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD037
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 272 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: LOT F OF TRACT 31 E1/2 OF W1/2 OF S1/2
OF N1/2 OFTRACT 3113 34S 33E
1-13-34-33-OAOO-00031-FOOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
TRECIE MCCALLA
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 14th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
341131 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD397
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that GAIL SMITH the holder of the following
certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the proper-
ty, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 1263 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: NEW OKEECHOBEE HEIGHTS SECTION C
LOTS 1 2 3 BLOCK 34
1-06-36-34-0020-00340-0010
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
IRENE E RIEGER
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 14th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
341135 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD403

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 1801 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: GRANADA TERRACE E 1/2 OF LOT 10 LOT, 11
BLOCK 6
1-14-37-35-0010-00060-0100
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
GERALDINE BERTRAM
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 14th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
341137 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD406
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that DENTON II LLC the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certficate(s) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Cerbtificate No: 2513 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Descripton of Property: CITY OF OKEECHOBEE LOTS 23 24 25 26
BLOCK 25
3-15-37-35-0010-00250-0230
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
GERALDINE BERTRAM
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 14th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parnsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodaton to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
341143 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD404
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that ELLA III LLC the holder of the follow-
ing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued there-
on. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the
property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certficate No: 2584 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Descripton of Property: 1ST ADDITION TO CITY OF OKEECHOBEE
LOT 6 & N 1/2 OF LOT 7 BLOCK 247
3-21-37-35-0020-02470-0060
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
GERALDINE BERTRAM
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 14th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parnsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodaton to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
341152 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD399

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TARPON IV LLC the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certficate(s) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certficate No: 2587 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Descripton of Property: 1ST ADDITION TO CITY OF OKEECHOBEE
LOTS 26 & 27 BLOCK 247
3-21-37-35-0020-02470-0260
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
GERALDINE BERTRAM
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 14th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parnsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodaton to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
341153 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD400
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TARPON IV LLC the holder of the fol
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issue
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description o0
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 2639 YearofIssuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: WRIGHTS 1ST ADDITION LOTS 7, 10, 11
BLOCK 6
3-22-37-35-0230-00060-0070
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
GERALDINE A BERTRAM
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 14th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing E
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding ai
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.437C
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARTED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD407
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that CRYSTAL I LLC the holder of the fol
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issue
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description o01
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 2583 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: 1ST ADDITION TO CITY OF OKEECHOBEE
LOTS 2 & 3 BLOCK 247
3-21-37-35-0020-02470-0020
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
GERALDINE BERTRAM
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 14th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing E
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding ai
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.437C
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARTED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD401

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that WINDER VI LLC the holder of the fol
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issue
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description o01
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 2525 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: CITY OF OKEECHOBEE LOT 11 & E 1/2 OF
LOT 12 BLOCK 42
3-15-37-35-0010-00420-0110
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
GERALDINE BERTRAM
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 14th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing E
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding ai
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.437C
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARTED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD402
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 2579 YearofIssuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: 1ST ADDITION TO CITY OF OKEECHOBEE
LOTS 8 & 9 BLOCK 243
3-21-37-35-0020-02430-0080
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
GERALDINE BERTRAM
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 14th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD409
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that CRYSTAL I LLC the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 2580 YearofIssuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: 1ST ADDITION TO CITY OF OKEECHOBEE
LOTS 10 1112 BLOCK 243
3-21-37-35-0020-02430-0100
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
GERALDINE BERTRAM
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 14th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD223
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol-
lowing cerbficate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descnpbon of
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 703 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Descnpbon of Property: LOT D OF TRACT 14 W1/2 OF W1/2 OF
N1/2 OF N1/2 OF TRACT 14 24 34S 33E
1-24-34-33-OAOO-00014-DOOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
ADAISH JANGBAHADOOR
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such cerbficate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Flonda at 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Flonda
/s/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days pnor to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Dnve, Port St. Lucie, Horida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD224
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of
the pmperty, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Cerbficate No: 713 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: LOT C OF TRACT 20 E1/2 OF W1/2 OF N1/2
OF N1/2 OF TRACT 20 24 34S 33E
1-24-34-33-OAOO-00020-COOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
CHL HOLDINGS INC.
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Ronda at 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parnsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Amencans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this pmeceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the pmeceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Flonda 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
340817 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD225
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of
the pmperty, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Cerbficate No: 775 YearofIssuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: LOT G OF TRACT 25 W1/2 OF E1/2 OF 51/2
OF N1/2 OF TRACT 25 25 34S 33E
1-25-34-33-OAOO-00025-GOOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
MAJESTIC HOMES & REALTY SW LLC
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Ronda at 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parnsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Amencans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this pmeceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the pmeceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Fort St. Lucie, Flonda 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
340820 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD027
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that WINDER VI LLC the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of
the pmperty, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Cerbficate No: 157 YearofIssuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: LOT H OF TRACT 16 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF 51/2
OF N1/2 OF TRACT 16 11 34S 33E
1-11-34-33-OAOO-00016-HOOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
MICHAEL D. MCINNIS
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Ronda at 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parnsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Amencans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this pmeceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the pmeceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Fort St. Lucie, Flonda 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD216
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descnption of
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 571 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Descnption of Property: LOT E OF TRACT 10 W1/2 OF W1/2 OF 51/2
OF N1/2 OF TRACT10 22 34S 33E
1-22-34-33-OAOO-00010-EOOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Flonda
Name(s) in which assessed:
CHL HOLDINGS INC.
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Flonda at 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Pamsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Amencans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodabon to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Dnve, Port St. Lucie, Flonda 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
340811 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD221
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descnption of
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 664 Yearof Issuance: June-01-2007
Descnption of Property: LOT K OF TRACT 23 E1/2 OF W1/2 OF N1/2
OF 51/2 OF TRACT 23 23 34S 33E
1-23-34-33-OAOO-00023-KOOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Flonda
Name(s) in which assessed:
CHL HOLDINGS INC.
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Flonda at 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Pamsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Amencans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodabon to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Dnve, Port St. Lucie, Flonda 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
340813 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD228
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descnption of
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 858 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Descnption of Property: LOT C OF TRACT 4 E1/2 OF W1/2 OF N1/2
OF N1/2 OF TRACT04 27 34S 33E
1-27-34-33-OAOO-00004-COOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Flonda
Name(s) in which assessed:
MAJESTIC HOMES & REALTY SW LLC
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Flonda at 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Pamsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Amencans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodabon to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Dnve, Port St. Lucie, Flonda 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD230
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol
lowing cerbficate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issue
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descnpbon o0
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 985 YearofIssuance: June-01-2007
Descnpbon of Property: LOT G OF TRACT 11 W1/2 OF E1/2 OF 51/2
OF N1/2 OF TRACT 11 29 34S 33E
1-29-34-33-OAOO-00011-GOOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
MAJESTIC HOMES & REALTY SW LLC
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property ir
such cerbficate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho
bee, Flonda at 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Flonda
/s/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing z
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days pnor to the proceeding ai
250 NW Country Club Dnve, Port St. Lucie, Horida 34986, 1.772.807.437C
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
340827 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD231
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol
lowing cerbficate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issue
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descnpbon o01
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 1096 Yearof Issuance: June-01-2007
Descnpbon of Property: LOT D OF TRACT 7 W1/2 OF W1/2 OF N1/2
OF N1/2 OF TRACT 07 34 34S 33E
1-34-34-33-OAOO-00007-DOOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
MAJESTIC HOMES & REALTY SW LLC
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property ir
such cerbficate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho
bee, Flonda at 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Flonda
/s/ Robin R. Parnsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing E
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days pnor to the proceeding ai
250 NW Country Club Dnve, Port St. Lucie, Horida 34986, 1.772.807.437C
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
340830 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD229
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol
lowing cerbficate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issue
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descnpbon o0
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 972 YearofIssuance: June-01-2007
Descnpbon of Property: LOT P OF TRACT5 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF 51/2 OF
S1/2 OF TRACT 05 29 34S 33E
1-29-34-33-OAOO-00005-POOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
MAJESTIC HOMES & REALTY SW LLC
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property ir
such cerbficate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho
bee, Flonda at 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Flonda
/s/ Robin R. Parnsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing E
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days pnor to the proceeding ai
250 NW Country Club Dnve, Port St. Lucie, Horida 34986, 1.772.807.437C
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD218
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol-
owing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descnpton of
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 641 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Descnpton of Property: LOT E OF TRACT 11 W1/2 OF W1/2 OF 51/2
OF N1/2 OF TRACT11 23 34S 33E
1-23-34-33-OA00-00011-E000
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
ADAISH JANGBAHADOOR
MAJESTIC HOMES & REALTY SW LLC
Jnless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such cerhficate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
xee, Flonda at 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Dkeechobee County, Flonda
fs/ Robin R. Parsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
[n accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days pnor to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Dnve, Port St. Lucle, Horida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
Within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
340812 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD215
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol-
owing cerhficate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descnpton of
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 538 Yearof Issuance: June-01-2007
Descnpton of Property: LOT I OF TRACT 21 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF N1/2
OF S1/2 OF TRACT 21 21 34S 33E
1-21-34-33-OAOO-00021-I000
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
ADAISH JANGBAHADOOR
MAJESTIC HOMES & REALTY SW LLC
Jnless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such cerhficate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
xee, Flonda at 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Dkeechobee County, Flonda
fs/ Robin R. Parsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
[n accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days pnor to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Dnve, Port St. Lucie, Horida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
Within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
340809 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD395
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that ELLA III LLC the holder of the follow-
ng certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued there-
on. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descnption of the
property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 2168 Yearof Issuance: June-01-2007
Descnpton of Property: BEGIN AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT
15 SOUTHERN HOMESTEADS UNIT 1; THENCE RUN NORTH ALONG
THE NORTHERLY PROJECTION OF THE EAST BOUNDARY LINE OF
SAID LOT 15 FOR A DISTANCE OF 159.46 FEET TO THE INTERSEC-
TION WITH THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY OF N.E. 304TH STREET
(STATE ROAD 15-C); THENCE RUN WESTERLY ALONG THE SOUTH
IGHT-OF-WAY OF N.E. 304TH STREET FOR A DISTANCE OF
246.85 FEET TO THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY OF N.E. 55Tl AVENUE;
THENCE RUN SOUTHERLY ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR A
DISTANCE OF 158.96 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT
15, SOUTHERN HOMESTEADS UNIT 1; THENCE RUN EASTERLY
ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF SAID LOT 15 FOR A DISTANCE
OF 242 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
1-19-34-36-OAOO-00007-0000
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
E & S DAIRY
Jnless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
xee, Flonda at 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Flonda
fs/ Robin R. Pamsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
[n accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days pnor to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Horida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
Nithin two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
340834 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD227
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of
the pmperty, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certficate No: 836 Yearof Issuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: LOT H OF TRACT 27 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF S1/2
OF N1/2 OF TRACT 27 26 34S 33E
1-26-34-33-OAOO-00027-HOOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
ADAISH JANGBAHADOOR
MAJESTIC HOMES & REALTY SW LLC
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Forida at 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parnsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Amencans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Fort St. Lucle, Flonda 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
340821 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD217
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that VERONA V LLC the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of
the pmperty, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certficate No: 701 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: LOT L OF TRACT 13 W1/2 OF W1/2 OF N1/2
OF S1/2 OF TRACT 13 24 34S 33E
1-24-34-33-OAOO-00013-LOOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
CFS PROPERTIES INC A FLORIDA CORPORATION
CFS PROPERTIES INC A FLORIDA CORPORATION
CHL HOLDINGS INC.
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Forida at 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parnsh
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Amencans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Fort St. Lucle, Flonda 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
340814 ON 12/11,18,25/09;01/01/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TDO23
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that DENTON II LLC the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificates) for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 855 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: LOTS E AND K OF TRACT 3 W1/2 OF W1/2
OF S1/2 OF N1/2 OF TRACT 03 AND E1/2 OF W1/2 OF N1/2 OF
S1/2 OF TRACT 03 27 34S 33E
1-27-34-33-OAOO-00003-EOOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
ROBERT L REPASS
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 14th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodaton to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2009TD203
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that WINDER VI LLC the holder of the fol
lowing certificate has filed said certificate(s) for a tax deed to be issue
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description o0
the property, and the name(s) in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 415 Year of Issuance: June-01-2007
Description of Property: LOTS A AND B OF TRACT 12 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF
N1/2 OF N1/2 OF TRACT 12 AND W1/2 OF E1/2 OF N1/2 OF N1/;
OF TRACT 12 17 34S 33E
1-17-34-33-OAOO-00012-AOOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) in which assessed:
DR SIRAJ AHMAD
SHAMA P AHMAD
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property in
such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the OkeechobeE
County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 14th day of January, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing z
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to the proceeding ai
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.437C
within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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